Raker Family Reunion, Page 1

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Raker Family Reunion, Page 1 - SHAMOKIN, PA., THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1929 BAKER...
SHAMOKIN, PA., THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1929 BAKER Fill 1 8 Annual Gathering of Clan Held Yesterday on Site Where First Raker Settlers Located Near Hunter Station HISTORY OF FAMILY TRACED BACK TO 17$8 On the spot where the family first settled in this section and in view of the school house and church where their children ' were educated and worshipped, members of the Raker family met in their second annual reunion at Rakers, near Hunter Station, Station, yesterday. N The program of the afternoon, in-tersting in-tersting in-tersting with historical sketches of the early beginnings of the family, was staged from the south side of the dwelling when the original Raker homestead stood. The red school house faced the speakers only a few rods ahead and nearby was the church. Up on the hill to the east is the cemetery where rest the remains remains of the early members Nof the family. Two hundred and seventy-five seventy-five seventy-five and more registered for the day. Officers of the asociation say there werj more Turn to Page Three, Column Five TREVORTON ROAD CONSTRUCTION IS MOVING 1Y State Highway Authorities Pleased With Progress Made to Date and Calibre of Men Employed on Work ANOTHER STEAM SHOVEL ARRIVES State highway authorities are highly highly pleased with the progress that is being made in the grading for the new permanent road to Trevorton and attribute the speed of the work to date to the high calibre of workmen workmen engaged on the project. Only men of Trevorton who were thrown idle when Ncrth Franklin Colliery suspended and who were greatly in need of employment to -provide -provide the bare necessities of life for their families families are engaged on the work. At the present time about 60 men are working, working, although it is expected more 'will be employed within a short time. . To date between 3,000 and 4,000 feet of road have been graded between between the almshouse and the Fuhr-mann Fuhr-mann Fuhr-mann property. A giant steam shovel shovel hns completed cutting a swath through the field north of the almshouse almshouse and it has been found that the Turn to Page Two, Col. Six

Clipped from Shamokin News-Dispatch25 Jul 1929, ThuPage 1

Shamokin News-Dispatch (Shamokin, Pennsylvania)25 Jul 1929, ThuPage 1
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