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.
100 Years Ago
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