100 Years Ago
APRIL 4, 1918
James A. Fink and William S. Martin each presented his wife with a beautiful mahogany Victrola, as an Easter gift. The instruments were furnished by James S. Balthaser, dealer.
William Neiman, who lately severed his connection with the Hamburg Foundry Company, has purchased the Fisher Farm at Berne Station, tenanted by Alfred DeLong.
The members of the Berks Foundry and Manufacturing Company, of West Hamburg, had their second annual banquet Monday evening with their employees at the American Hotel. The employees received a bonus earned by them during 1917. Some received more than $100.00 and the majority over $50.00. The company will turn over nearly three acres of ground for the use of the employee’s war gardens.
The funeral of Jeremiah A. Bausher, ex-Recorder of Deeds, was held from his late residence on North Third Street, Hamburg, Saturday afternoon. After brief services at the house by Rev. Charles P. Freeman, the funeral procession moved to St. John’s Cemetery in automobiles. Interment was made in the memorial mausoleum. Further ceremonies were conducted in the First Reformed Church.