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Souderton Independent - - OPINION -

Pick­pock­ets At Perkasie Fair - Pick­pock­ets op­er­ated suc­cess­fully at the Bucks County Fair, Satur­day, and one of them got away with $45, picked from the pocket of Har­vey Rader, a cigar­maker.

$nRWhHU RI WhH OLJhW-finJHUHG JHnWUy SLOIHUHG WhH pock­et­book of Henry Rosen­berger, but be­fore he could get away with it he was grabbed by Calvin Hartzell, who man­aged to get the pock­et­book, but failed to cap­ture the thief.

••• Mes­sen­ger Ad­mits Theft - Charged with the lar­ceny of $300 which was be­ing sent from the Trea­sury DeSDUWPHnW WR WhH $UGPRUH BDnN, 5DOSh :. GULI­fiWh, Dn ex­press mes­sen­ger, 32 years old, re­cently mar­ried, said his ac­tion fol­lowed an im­pulse for which he could not ac­count. On re­al­iz­ing its se­ri­ous­ness he burned the money. He was sen­tenced to one year in jail and $10 finH.

••• Girl Preacher Of Men­non­ite Sect - The only woman min­is­ter of the Men­non­ite sect is Rev. Anna J. Alle­bach, daugh­ter of Ja­cob R. Alle­bach, of Green Lane ... She was or­dained in 1911 and is now preach­ing for the city mis­sions in New York City. She be­lieves that a church should be a so­cial cen­tre, but at the same time also a busi­ness cen­tre, where the min­is­ter in charge should have full pow­ers as an em­ploy­ment agent and get em­ploy­ment for ev­ery mem­ber of his con­gre­ga­tion un­em­ployed.

••• An in­sur­ance re­port shows that the av­er­age in­sur­ance placed by men on their au­to­mo­bile is $1,564.35, and the av­er­age risk on wives is $387.22, but it must not be over­looked that it costs money to buy a new mo­tor­car.

Board Ap­proves Pre­lim­i­nary Plans For Pro­posed $2 Mil­lion Ju­nior High School In Lower Sal­ford - 7hH DUFhLWHFW DOVR VDLG hLV fiUP ZDV ORRNLnJ LnWR cost fac­tors in­volved in air-con­di­tion­ing the build­ing, for the board’s con­sid­er­a­tion. He said this was look­ing ahead to the fu­ture pos­si­bil­ity of us­ing the school on a year-round sched­ule.

••• Luther­ans To In­stall Dr. Brobst As Ad­min­is­tra­tor of Telford Home - The Telford Home, which will ac­com­mo­date more than 40 guests, cost over $500,000 to erect a site on Wash­ing­ton street, Telford.

••• NP Dems, GOP To De­bate “Medi­care” - The prob­lem of pro­vid­ing ad­e­quate med­i­cal care for WhH DJHG unGHU VRPH WySH RI IHGHUDOOy finDnFHG SUR­gram has been the sub­ject of fre­quent dis­cus­sions in Congress and in the state po­lit­i­cal fo­rums over the past sev­eral years. The dis­cus­sion has come to a cli­max re­cently with the in­tro­duc­tion of sev­eral al­ter­na­tive mea­sures in Congress and pub­lic state­ments of Ad­min­is­tra­tion and Con­gres­sional lead­ers.

••• Jim Moyer Wins Bat­ting Crown In NP Soft­ball Loop - He just nosed out Denny Vogel, Em­manuel Lutheran man­ager and cen­ter­fielder, who fin­ished at .491 ... Jay Stover, In­dian Creek UCC, slammed out the most hits, 36, and Clyde Moyer, Zion Men­non­ite, scored the most runs, 29.

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••• For more news from the Soud­er­ton In­de­pen­dent arFhLYHV, OLVWHn WR WhH DuGLR fiOHV ZLWh “,n 5HWURVSHFW” at www.soud­er­tonin­de­pen­dent.com. This week, hear about a costly trol­ley ride 100 years ago and the sale of a Main­land church build­ing where Gen. Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton wor­shipped. From 50 years ago, hear more about the stars of the North Penn Church Soft­ball League and about the record en­roll­ment growth at Mont­gomery County schools.

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