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BrunnerLewisOldClothesPress - Art Old Clothes Frew. Ex-Mayor Lewis Brunner,...
Art Old Clothes Frew. Ex-Mayor Lewis Brunner, of Bentz street, has in use in his family an fashicned clothes press that is 125 old. The press was formerly owned Mr. John Ramsbnrg and is thought have been built In the jear 1768. very fine piece of walnut furniture seven aad s half feet In height and contains two sets of drawers at the two of the drawers having false The remaining two drawers were evi dently intended for money or valuables as a spring from the inside prevents one from opening them, unless acquaint,ed with Its -working. The entire niece was solidly put together without a "or screw--wooden pins being usec in its construction. Some time «go Mir Brunner put several screws in the press, which will it more securely than the pins. At death of Mr. Ramsburg the press willed to his -wife, after he had for thirty-nine years. His wife kept It for about eighteen Tears and at her death It went to her daughter, Elizabeth, who had It for twenty nine years. she died Its present owner, Mr. got possession of it, artd has had It thirty-nine years. The piece of furniture is stiU in excellent condition, and visas been in the Bruncer and Ramsburg families for 12-5 years.

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  1. The News,
  2. 24 Nov 1893, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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