David A. Robinson, one of five Robinson brothers who worked with P.R.R.
PAGE TWENTY-EIGHT TWENTY-EIGHT TWENTY-EIGHT Five Robinson Brothers With Railroad Record Hold Reunion atLancaster . Five brothers, who total 189 years of service with the Pennsylvania Railroad, Railroad, held a reunion at Lancaster yesterday yesterday to help one brother celebrate his forty-first forty-first forty-first anniversary in the railroad railroad service. The brothers, in order of their years of service, are as follows: follows: William S. Robinson, 1940 North Third street, forty-four forty-four forty-four years; James K. Robinson, 1538 Derry street, forty-two forty-two forty-two years; David A. Robinson, who celebrated his anniversary yesterday, yesterday, of near Lancaster, forty-one forty-one forty-one years; Ralph R. Robinson, ,1427 French street, Philadelphia, thirty-four thirty-four thirty-four years, and Milton T. Robinson, of 2148 Susquehanna Susquehanna street, twenty-five twenty-five twenty-five years. William S. Robinson, of this city, is the oldest of the five brothers, being being 65 years of age. He was born in Chester County on November 27, 1859, and entered the service of the company company on September 15, 1879, as a freight brakeman in the transportation transportation department of the Philadelphia Division. On May 1, 1881, he was transferred to the position of freight fireman. Six years later, December 19, 1887, he was promoted to the position of passenger engineer. He holds that position at the present time. His run is between Harrisburg and Jersey City. James K. Robinson was born in Lancaster County on December 4, 1861. He entered the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad on June 9, 1882, as a telegraph operator in the transportation transportation department of the Philadelphia Philadelphia Division. He is now a telegraph operator at Rockville. He resides at 15.18 Derry street. David A. Robinson was born In Lancaster Lancaster County on October 29, 1863, entered the service of the company on March 6, 1883. He was first employed as a telegraph operator in the transportation transportation department of the Philadelphia Philadelphia Division. On January 1, 1912, he was transferred to the position of train receiver and way man. He was promoted to his present position of assistant yardmaster on June 1, 1916. He is stationed at Dillerville, near Lancaster. Milton T. Robinson, another resi Coughs that dent of this city, is also a native of Lancaster, County, and was born at Mountville on March 8, 1866. He . entered entered the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad on January 6, 1861, leaving for other employment three years later. He returned in the capacity of freight brakeman in the transportation transportation department of the Philadelphia Division on March 20, 1899. He was promoted to the position- position- of freight conductor on June 27, 1923. Ralph R. Robinson, the fifth brother, is also a native of Lancaster County. Ho is employed on the Philadelphia Division of the company, and has the position of superintendent of the telegraph telegraph department at Broad street station. station. He has been in the service of the company for thirty-four thirty-four thirty-four years, and is a resident of Philadelphia. THREE PLAYERS SIGNED FOR LOCAL READING TEAM First assurance that th Harrisburg Division team of the Reading Company Baseball League is going to be one of the real contenders for the Agnew T. Dice cup this season came today with the announcement from Manager Lester Lester E. Vanaman that he has signed up three star ball players, well known for their past performances on the dia mond in this section of the State. They are Alvin Ream, Frank Bybee and" Lester Lester Garverich. The news that these three diamond stars have signed contracts to serve the Harrisburg Division this - season was received with hearty approval by the local railroad fans. Their ability is known by the majority of the rail roaders who feel that their addition to the Harrisburg lineup gives the division a wonderful opportunity to bring the Dice cup to this city. "Mule" Ream and Bybee are infleld-ers infleld-ers infleld-ers of proven ability as sluggers. Ream was one of the fastest shortstops in without the local the when he the fast improved hitting and dangerous man ' The support of way. game to are being The price of and in given tickets watches watch in guaranteed gold ladies' case with Charged Pennsy with Pennsylvania systematic from the eight clerk, afternoon. for court cheat money The the arrest and crew Division. padding against allege the payroll railroad. been one and it $8000 he is Weaver, Willis against the Pennsylvania Two that the of the tho Company, Nev., are track railroads for The between Pacific Southern Pacific between Western By Pacific Og-den, Utah, construction, miles of