Distillery sale article 11Mar1946

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Distillery sale article 11Mar1946 - Dr. Azar Buys Old Highspire Distillery; To...
Dr. Azar Buys Old Highspire Distillery; To Become a Factory Announcement was made last week of the purchase of the old Highspire .distillery by Dr. A. G. Azar, owner of the Harrisburg Chemical Company. The actual transaction occurred almost three vears aeo. but oub lip announcement was withheld hv the chemical manufacturer until last week. The property was acquired from tne estate oi Charles Goldsboroueh and in cludes all the buildings and ap Durtenances except the building which was used as a bonded warehouse when the distillery was operating. The buildines will likely De used as a manufacturing plant inasmuch as several manuiactur - ing interests are carrying on negotiations negotiations with Dr. Azar for its aurchase or lease. The old Highspire , landmark ceased operating as a' distillery shortly after the enactment of the national orohibition law but was later used as a knitting mill until 1937. From that time until 1943 it stood idle. At the present present time it is used for the storage of chemicals for the Harrisburg Chemical Company. The Harrisburg Chemical Company Company operates a plant at 1639 Fulton street but two weeks ago took over rooms at Third and Cumberland streets which will be used as the main office and a storeroom. , The romnanv nroduces DDT. the powerful insect killer developed developed during the war as well as household and industrial chemical chemical preparations. Duncannon Class To Present Play Duncannon, March . The Queen's Daughters' Bible Class of the Methodist Church will spon sor a three - act comedy, "Fixin' Aunt Fanny," in the Duncannon High School auditorium tomor row evening at 8 o clock. From a successful run at Sher manata Grange, the same cast will bring the play to the stage here. Members of the cast in clude: Audrey Deckard, John Achenbach, Charles Franklin Gamber, Mrs. Thomas Spease, George Lepperd, Charles Fortney, Jennie Cook, Mrs. Edward Mai zel, Janet Dressier, Mrs. Richard Fissel, William Gamber and Car roll Cook. Officers of Post No. 255, Vet erans of Foreign Wars, will be installed by Lloyd Pike in Led ger s Hall on Tuesday evening, March 19, at 7.30 o'clock. The seventh and eight grades of the Penn Township Console dated Schools will present an operetta, "Tom Sawyer," in the school auditorium Friday evening at 7.30 o'clock. The March meeting of the Dun cannon Branch of Christian En deavor will take place in the Methodist Church Monday eve ning, March 18, at 8 o clock. A series of evangelistic serv' ices, which will continue for two

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 11 Mar 1946, Mon,
  3. Page 15

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