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25 Years Ago OCT. 14, 1992

Marine Cpl. Ed­ward Rice, Ham­burg Area Class 0f 1989, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Rice of RD3, Ham­burg, was re­cently pro­moted to his present rank while serv­ing with Head­quar­ters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Sta­tion, Beau­fort, SC. He joined the Marine Corps in 1989.

The Hawks Mite A team won their fourth straight game on Saturday night against West side 12- 6.

Thursday is Fam­ily DayKids Eat Free: All You Can Eat Chicken Pot Pie with Salad Bar--$ 4.75 at Sch­meck’s Fam­ily Restau­rant.

“Hon­ey­moon In Ve­gas” star­ring James Caan and Ni­co­las Cage will be fea­tured at the Ham­burg Strand Movie Theatre Oct. 16- 19.

50 Years Ago OCT. 26, 1967

Doris Ann Lausch, Miss PA of 1967, will be rid­ing near the start of the first di­vi­sion in this year’s Sil­ver An­niver­sary edi­tion of the King Frost Pa­rade in Ham­burg on Saturday evening.

A 1959 grad­u­ate of Ham­burg High School, Leroy E. Hossler of North­mont Ave., Ham­burg, re­ceived his B. S. de­gree from Muh­len­berg Col­lege in 1963, and an M. S. de­gree from PA State Univer­sity in 1965. He is presently com­plet­ing his doc­tor­ate at the Univer­sity of Colorado Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Den­ver.

Mr. and Mrs. War­ren H. Free­man of West Ham­burg re­ceived a tele­phone call from their son, Sp4 Don­ald R. Free­man, in Nha Trang, Viet­nam on Sun­day evening. He is sta­tioned with the Army AG- P Head­quar­ters unit, First Field Forces.

Ham­burg Area High’s Soc­cer Hawks topped Mt. Penn 2- 1, last Thursday in the fi­nal game of the sea­son. Doug Shoe­maker scored the win­ner’s first goal in the opening pe­riod, Denny Bun­dens reg­is­tered for the Mounts in the sec­ond quar­ter. Tome Suess put the Hawks in front for keeps in the fi­nal stanza.

75 Years Ago OCT. 8, 1942

Cpl. Charles Haag, Shartlesville, is at present, sta­tioned in Ten­nessee.

Ham­burg school chil­dren will stage a scrap clean- up in the com­mu­nity to­mor­row as part of the county- wide cam­paign be­ing con­ducted by the Read­ing- Berks De­fense Coun­cil.

Mrs. Eve­lyn Rau­den­bush re­ported that nurses of the Read­ing Tu­ber­cu­lo­sis So­ci­ety would give tu­ber­culin tests to mem­bers of the 11th and 12th grades on Mon­day.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed­ward Sch­lear moved into their newly ren­o­vated apart­ment over the Strand Theatre, this week.

Dr. Ge­orge F. Pot­teiger, North Fourth Street, Ham­burg, cel­e­brated his 75th birth­day on Tues­day. Dr. Pot­teiger has been prac­tic­ing medicine over 52 years.

Augustus W. Yelles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Yelles, Pine Street, Ham­burg, has been pro­moted to the rank of sergeant. He en­listed in the Air Corps on Jan. 15 and is sta­tioned in Sa­van­nah, GA.

Ap­pli­ca­tion for a mar­riage li­cense has been made by Paul W. Kuzan, Shoe­mak­ersville, R1, and Elda Marie Merkle, of Vir­ginville.

Cus­tomers No­tice— Weimer’s Jew­elry Store, for­merly at 14 South Fourth Street, is now lo­cated at 13 South Fourth Street, Ham­burg.

100 Years Ago OCT. 11, 1917

Dur­ing the past month, ath­letic ac­tiv­ity has de­vel­oped in the High School. Sev­eral prac­tices of the bas­ket­ball team have been held and new out­fits for the team have been pur­chased. E. S. Bo­den­horn has been ap­pointed fac­ulty ad­vi­sor of athletics. The waste pa­per of the school is be­ing col­lected and baled by weekly squads.

A. E. Hossler, pro­pri­etor of the Amer­i­can Ex­press, has placed in ser­vice a new two- ton truck dur­ing the past week. He now has three auto trucks in op­er­a­tion to con­duct the sta­tion’s ser­vice.

The 22- acre farm of Mrs. Hi­ram Strasser was sold at pub­lic sale at the Man­sion House on Saturday to Aba­diah Alt­house of Berne for $ 2,425.00.

About a score of pas­sen­gers on the north­bound train of the Penn­syl­va­nia Rail­road, leav­ing Read­ing at 10: 20 Sun­day night, were cut by fly­ing glass when the coaches were side- swiped by a car of a coal train about a block from the Leesport sta­tion. Physi­cians from Leesport dressed the wounds of some be­fore the ar­rival of two Read­ing doc­tors, who were rushed to the scene.

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