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THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 21. 1949 à POTTSTOWN MERCURY, POTTSTOWN, PA'. Phone 2263 PAGE NINETEEN Boyertown WEST’S NEWS AGENCY, Representative Phon« 7-2341 Philadelphia À to. and Washington St. Republican Caucus Names Gotwals As Candidate for Burgess Post Mrs. Emma Gresh Dies At Her Home After Long Illness Mrs. Emma B. (Davidheiser) Gresh, 87, died in her Gilbertsville home at 4:55 o'clock yesterday afternoon, after an illness of three years that culminated in her being bedfast for the past 12 days. | She was the widow of Harrison "s. Gresh, who died 17 years ago, and a lifelong resident of Gilberts- vllle. Mrs. Gresh was the daughter of the late William H. and Elizabeth (Bower) Davidheiser. An active church worker, she was a member of St. John’s Lutheran church, Boyertown, of its adult Bible class and Ladies’ Aid society, and of the Berks county Lutheran Inter-Mission society, Reading. Mrs. Gresh is survived by four children, Alice, wife of Ralph Thomas, at home, and Edwin, Augustus and Mrs. Florence Gilham, all of Boyertown; a sister, Sallie, wife of Nathan Werstler, Gilbertsville; four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Services will be held from the Gresh home in Gilbertsville at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, with further services in St. John’s Lutheran church, with the Rev. D. F. Longaere, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Fairview cemetery, Boyertown. New Army Boat Scheduled for Arctic Use ' 'TAItyr 1 ’ ...... ¿'t:: Boyertown Classified Deaths 1 «> The Republican voters of Boyet*town held their caucus for the selection of candidates for borough offices on Monday night in tfee Town hall. Norman Gotwals, 22 Fairview street, has been named a candidate for burgess. Candidates to fill the office of oouncilmen were Murray Crull, 111 College street; Daniel Bause, East Philadelphia avenue; Lawrence Sands, 35 East Philadelphia avenue and Warren Moyer, 26 South Jefferson street; school director, Russell R. Schaeffer, 126 Schaeffer street; tax collector, Earl S. Benfield, 129 North Walnut street; justice of the peace, J. Robert Chittick, 518 East Philadelphia avenue; constable, Nathan S. Fegley, East Fourth street; auditor, Walter C. Brooke, 210 West Sixth street; judge of election in the First precinct. Paul E. Hartman, 40 West Second street; Second precinct, Mrs. Anna M. Mest, 242 South Washington street, and inspectors of election, First precinct, Mrs. Hester C. Gotwals, 22 Fairview street, and Second precinct, Helen Gottshall, 327 East Philadelphia avenue. Democratic candidates for councilmen were named recently. They j were Herbert Schultz, East Philadelphia avenue; Charles Wentzel, South Reading avenue; Charles Edinger, 18 North Washington street, and Clifford Leveugood, East Philadelphia avenue. * * * OTHER CANDIDATES named to succeed themselves the past Wednesday were Burgess James A Fritz, 133 North Reading avenue; justice of the peace, Earl H. Keim, 133 North Walnut street; Charles A. V. Davidheiser, 646 East Philadelphia avenue and Samuel R. Knouse, G47 East Philadelphia avenue, for school 1 directors; auditor, Lewis P. Ijeidy, ! Intended for Arctic operations, this one and one-half-ton shallow-draft cargo launch was built at College Point, L. I., for the Army Transportation Corps. Thirty-two feet long, it carries up to 5000 pounds of cargo or personnel. It is largest boat designed for carrying by plane. YMCA Lists Tours j“[v hies Mail Guilty Of Local Industries «SÄ“ GRESH—In Gilbertsville, on Wednesday. July 20. Emma B < Davidheiser) widow of Harrison S Gresh. age 87 l year*, Relatives and friend* are in- I vited to services from the Gresh real- ; 105 North Reading avenue; Daniel dence In Gilbertsville at 2 p. m Sun- > Bush, 20 North Washington street, dav Interment in Fulrvlew cemetery. ) jU(jge 0f election, ‘Second precinct; Boyertown. Friends may call Saturday evenlng, 7 to 9. ___(Schwenk) Strayed. Lost, Found 10 Florence Butterweck, 640 East Philadelphia avenue, inspector in ___ the Second precinct, and Eld a J. LOST — Lady’S Hamilton Yellow Gold I Reinert. 398 South Reading avenue, Wrist Watch at Gilberuville Auction, Reward. Box 34. Gilbertsville We Can Do It 18 HAULING—Ashes, gravel, top-soil and llll-m John Merkel Phone Boyer* town 7-0676 ___________________ Cesspools and Septic Tanks cleaned Ail kinds of pumping Albert B Heffner BQvertown 7-9317___________.__ ”26 Painting—Papering PAINTING Houses. Roofs and Barns. E KURTZ, Ph Bovertown 7.7SÂÎ' as inspector in the First precinct. New candidates--named were Elmer T. Swavely, 132 North Reading avenue, for tax collector; John Wadcinske, 307 East Third street, was nominated for the office of constable and Mrs. Mabel Graff, 131 North Walnut street, was the choice for judge of election in the First precinct. Farm iyyjjjpnient 'ERB ..and"~HEN$Y" ri International Harvester Sales and Service Firestone Auto and Home Supplies Genuine Repairs Part* New Berllnville Ph Boyertown 7-2169 AUCTIONS, SALES 90 PUBLIC SÄLE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY to be held on the premises situate In the Village of Morys- vtlle, Colebrookdale Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, on Julv 30. 1949, at 100 o’clock, p m (ED.T.) ALL THAT CERTAIN 2>a story, single brick dwelling house and the lot upon which t*he same is erected, together wltlj an adjoining tract of land To be sold fiw the Estate of Elizabeth Helmbach, deceased, the National Bank of Boyertown, Pa., Trustee. * At the same time and place there will be sold the household goods and furnishings, tools and equipment, including antique ftrniture and chlnaware. rugs, Sttte, sewing machine, lawn mower. 1931 Studebaken 8 cylinder, porch furniture, , Rlectrolxu sleeper, clocks. and, other article« too numerous to m«htlon. ■ \Tn be sold S a . the :i|Ut*te of - Cftivin H. Eme.* • deceased, the National Bank of Boyertown, Pa., Executor. Conditions will be made known by THE NATIONAL BANK OF BOYERTOWN. PA as Executor «net Trustee. Thomas W. Leidy, Escj Attorney for Calvin H. Emes Est, H Leon Breidenbach. Esq. Attorney for Elizabeth Helmbach Est. Victor B. Rhoads. Auct. AIR - CONDITIONED BOYERTOWN—DIAL 7-2237 LAST DAY S hamed as O utiaws F amed as H eroes ! W arner B ros .’ action bit ! j . hi S Mi«t ■ •Mil MLM/W ADDÇD COLORED CARTOON PETE SMITH COMEDY Boyertown Couple Hosts to Club at (lamblike Mr. and Mrs. Donald Astheimer, 101 Walnut street, were hosts to the Septet Club at a clam bake at Hickory Park on Tuesday evening. The evening was spent playing games and singing songs around a Are. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Earl Mecherly and sons David and Donald; Mr. and Mrs. Henry R. Carichner, and children Eloise and Norbert; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Keim and children Kathleen and Bruce; Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Ott and daughters Linette, Gwendolyn and Marcia; Mr. and Mrs. Walton Rhoads and Rochelle and Mary Lou; Mr and Mrs. Russell Geiger and daughter Janet Ellen, and Mr. and Mrs. Astheimer and daughter Dolores. For Youngsters The Boyertown YMCA will sponsor a series of seven Industrial Tours j next week. These conducted tours of industrial establishments of various types always prove popular with the young people. An effort is made to j show the diversified industrial op- j portunities in Boyertown and to give the boys and girls an opportunity to observe the manufacturing processes. Henry R. Carichner, executive secretary of the YMCA, has arranged for the following schedule of visits: Tuesday, July 26. afternoon—1 Boyertown Clothing Manufacturing company; Wednesday, July 27, morning — Beckerman Shoe Manufacturing company; afternoon — Campbell & Helmich Manufacturing company; Thursday, July 28, morning—Fashion Hosiery Mill; afternoon — Boyertown Burial Casket company; Friday, July 28, morning —• Eastern Foundry; afternoon — Tung Sol Lamp Works. * * * MRS WARREN GROFE and Miss Mary Louise March will accompany the groups on the tours. Parents are invited to assist. Any boy or girl, age 9 or older, of the Boyertown area is eligible to go along on the tours. A person may go to one or all of the industrial plants. There will be special prizes awarded to those who attend all seven tours. The first tour group will leave the YMCA Rooms on East Philadelphia Avenue on Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock. No advance registration is necessary. There Is no registration fee, this being a free community .service of the Boyertown and Vicinity YMCA Movement. NORRISTOWN. July 20 (JPi — A coroner's jury today ruled Ollie M; Carey, tlie shot that killed John T. Matthews, Abington township policeman, June 29. Carey was held without bail for grand jury action following the inquest of the Montgomery county body. Frank Cutting, another police officer in Abington t<pvnship, testified he and Matthews stopped a truck on suspicion early on that June morning and Carey was the driver. Cutting said Carey fled into the woods while he and Matthews were questioning him. Matthews, Cutting xaid ran after him firing in the air. Later Matthews was found dead, shot through the head. EXTENSIVE FIRE LOSS CHAMBERSBURG. July 20 ,Pi~ Fire today destroyed the farm home of John Yeager, five miles south of here, causing a loss estimated at $5000. NEW BERLINVILLE .Miranda Bover, eorr. Mest New* Agency, delivery. Phone Boyertown 184. On Aug. 7, children’s church will be held during the morning worship at New Berlir.ville church. From July 22 to 31 the Bowmanstown camp meeting will be held, The religious movies shown in Zion's church of Queen Esther recently, were well attended. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Scheets and Helen Youse. New Jerusalem, visited the Yoder sisters over the weekend. Mrs. James Roberts entertained Indiana visitors, the Dick family, who have not been east for the past 30 years, recently. Owen Henry, Reading, and Robert Brown. Albright college, spent a day with the formers parents, Mr. and Mrs, Isaac Henry. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Moyer enjoy; ed a trip to the coal regions re! cently. Amos Osman Jr. is spending a week with his uncle and aunt, Mr, and Mrs. Lester Oxenford and i daughter, Mary in Congo. Ellen Shirey, who was on the i sick list, has recovered and resumed work again. Mr, and Mrs. Lawrence Reppert and children, spent the weekend with the latters parents in Lewistown. Mr. and Mrs. Lenius Hess and children spent a day with the lat| ters mother, Mrs. Long, of Long- Swamp. Mr. and Mr1?, Elmer Davidheiser and daughter. Elaine Dawn. Stowe, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Miller and children. Donna Marie and Charles 3d. of Greshville, called at Overruled Radioactive Rock Found By Missouri Geologists JEFFERSON CITY, Mo, July 3« •TP) — Radioactive rock has beeri found in St. Genevieve county, Missouri. Dr Edward L Clark, staia geologist, announced today. The kind of mineral and the extent of the deposit are unknown, But Dr Clark .-aid the rock undoubtedly contain* some uranium compound, The radioactivity Is strong; enough to make a Geiger counter register. The flag should be displayed during school days in or near «very schoolhouse. He wa* overruled by State department superiors five to 10 time* a month in granting of visas to aliens he considered ‘•security risks,’ Visa Chief H. J. L’Heureux tells a Senate Judiciary subcommittee in Washington investigating suberversive activities by aliens. the home of their parent«, Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Miller. LUMBER FREE ESTIMATES FREE DELIVERY Repair Financing Arranged mERRITTS PERSONALS Mr. and Mrs. Earl H/ Keim, and children Bruce and Kathleen, North Walnut street, are spending several days at Atlantic City. TWILIGHT SHOOT July 22 at 6:30 P.M. at the ■*, BOYERTOWN ROD and GUN CLUB All Men’s SPORT SHIRTS Vatu«* to $5.95 $1.95 BOYERTOWN DUFF REAPPOINTS MAN HARRISBURG, July 20 iP) — James M. Henderson, Lower Merion township, was reappointed today by Gov. James H. Duff as a member of the Montgomery county housing authority. WHY PAY MORE! 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