Reading Times from Reading, Pennsylvania on January 5, 1914 · Page 3
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Monday, January 5, 1914
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LEADING FARMERS ADVISORY BOARD To Farm Bureau of Chamber of Commerce, Representing Every Section The trustees of the Farm Bureau of the Chamber of Commerce held a meeting in the Chamber rooms on Sat - urday morning, when the advisory councilors were nominated. No county agent was selected because of the failure of D. K. Hibshman, of State College, to recommend a suitable man for the position. The Chamber is ready for action now and are anxiously awaiting the selection of the - proper agent The advisory councilors from each township have been nominated and are as follows: Union township, E. M. Zerr, Geiger's Mills, and Morris Deturk, Douglass - ville; Muhlenberg, William B. Hafer, Tuckerton, and Charles Dunkle, Temple; Oley, Daniel D. Fisher, Yellow House, and Ammon S. Hartman, Oley; Lower Heidelberg, Wm. Delp, Sink - in? Spring, and Adam G. Lerch, Wer - nnrsville; Amity, Paul R. Guldin, Yellow House, and F. M. Brown, Rtoners - ville; Cumru, Wm. Worley, Mohnton, and Miss Mary Archer, Flying Hill; Exeter, Harry F. Althouse, Jackson - wald, and Jacob Kauffman, Stoners - viile; Robeson, Julius R. Langner, Geiger"s Mills, and Owen Brooke, Birdsboro; Bern, Stanley Bright, Reading, and John B. Ammarell, West Leesport; Bethel, Jacob R. Meek, Meckville; Brecknock, Harvey Kraem - er, Hummel's Store, and Wayne F. Griffith, Mohnton; Caernarvon, J. W. Jacobs, Joanna, and Henry Stulfus, El - j xerson; Colebrookdale, John Rhoads, New BerllnvIIle, and I. G. Rheitnauer Boyertown; Douglass, William R. Keim, Boyertown, and Henry Yorgey, Shanesville; Earl, George D. Leven - good, Douglassville, and D. C. Brum - bach; Hereford, Joseph Griesemer, Huff's Church, and David F. Clemmer, Clayton; Lower Alsace, Martin D. Hunter, Stony Creek Mills, and Geo. Relninger, Stony Creek; Marion, Amandon M. Miller, Stouehsburg; Penn, John Gruber, Bernville, and Thomas S. Faust, Mohrsville; Pike. H. D. Renninger, Manatawny, and Horace R. Bechtel, Bechtelsville; Richmond, Lawson G. Dietrich, Kutztown; and George Dreibelbis, Virginville; Spring, E. M. Lefler, Sinking Spring, and David Miller, Sinking Spring; Til - den, Harry Mengel, Hamburg, and Frank Meek, Hamburg:; Tulpehocken, Harry Lebo, Rehrersburg, and Harry R. Miller, Myerstown; Upper Alsace, Jacob E. Hlnkel, Oley, and A. Shalter, Temple: Albany, Dr. A. F. Baber, Ptony Run, and Mahlon Trexler, Albany; Centre, Howard M. Loose, Mohrsville, and James G. Kauffman, Dauberville; District, 'Squire Benfield, Store; Greenwich, Jonathan E. Green - Alburtis, .and Henry Kemp, Landis wait, Kutztown, and George W. Weida, Kutztown; Heidelberg, Rev. Mr. Moore, Womelsdorf, and E. K. Boone, Robesonia; Jefferson, A. H. Miller, Host, and Harry Weist, Tulpehocken; Longswamp, W. M. Miller, Topton, and William Fox,' Mertztown; Maiden - creek, Sailor Bauer, Blandon, and William Willits, Calcium; Maxatawny, John Ganster, Kutztown, and George Kemp, Lyons; .North Heidelberg, Charles Speicher, Robesonia, and John A. Kalbach, Robesonia; Onte - launee, M. Parvin, Leesport, and Wm. C. Dies, Maidencreek; Perry, Jacob D. Hoffman, Hamburg, and P. S. Shap - pell, Mohrs. - ille; Rockland, B. B. Fox, Lyons, and Alvin F. Ruppert, Oley; Ruscombmanor, Webster Brown, Fleetwood, and D. K. Manwil - , ler, Fleetwood; Upper Bern, A. F. Berber, Hamburg, and Milton Klapp, Shartlesville; Upper Tulpehocken, Milton D. Hollenbach, Strausstown, end - 'Levi Christman, Strausstown; Washington, Miss Mary Hintz.' Bechtelsville, and Dr. O. W. Berky, Bally; Windsor, Samuel Smith, Hamburg, pnd John Merkel, Windsor. uiiix uiiiifHNi.inui man ! ( w value. THE READING TIMES, READING, PA., MONDAY MORNING, JANUARY 5, 1914 WEDDINGS McLEOD - SOnE. At 6 o'clock on Saturday evening, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel H. Sohl, 719 North Fourth, street, their daughter, Miss Florence Rebecca Sohl, and Alevander Murray McLeod, of Paterson, N. J., were married by the Rev. Dr. John C. Seegers, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, of which the bride is a member. The bride was attended by Miss Ruby Zeth, of Harris - burg, a former schoolmate, and the groomsman was Frederick Ferguson, of Paterson. Mrs. McLeod is a graduate of the Reading High School, class of 1909, and of the Mary Baldwin Seminary, Staunton, Va., while the bridegroom is a graduate of Yale and is editor and proprietor of the Butler Argus, a daily paper. After a brief reception Mr. and Mrs. McLeod left for New Yonrk and today will sail to Bermuda, where they will spend their honeymoon. They will be "at home" in the Hamilton apartments, Paterson, after February 1. Several hours before . the wedding the automobile of Mr. Sohl was in an accident at Fifth and Penn streets. The car was taking Miss Zeth, the maid of honor, and Mrs. J. E. Conrad, of Harrisburg, to the Sohl home, when it collided with a trolley car. None of the occupants was injured, but the car was consider ably damaged. VH DERCUFFEER - STKOim Under the pretext of going to Blandon to visit relatives, to which Mrs. Eiias Strohl, of 1010 Greenwich street, readily consented, her daughter, Miss Irene Srrohl, aged 18, and LeRoy l. Undercuffler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey B. Undercuffler, Ninth and Spring streets, eloped to Elkton, Ma., on Saturday and were married. An nouncement of the marriage was con tained in a telegram from the youfg neonle to the mother of the bride, in which they asked forgiveness. It was granted when Mr. and Mrs. Lnaercui - fler returned home Saturday evening. KAUCHER - HANSEL. Frank Kaucher. son of Mr. and Mrs. William Kaucher. 1341 Moss stroet. and Ida M. Hansel, 33 North Seventh street, were married by Rev. F. K. Huntzinger, at his home. LEISS - KLOrF. Rev. E. S. Leinbach, at his at Wonvelsdorf. married Paul Isaac Leiss, a' son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Leiss, North Heidelberg, to Miss Sallie I. Klopp, a daughter of Irvin Klopp. West Reading. The wedding took place New Year's Day. KJREISHER - JOXES. Rev. Howard P. Jones will officiate at the wedding of his daughter, Miss Ida F. Jones, to Frank Krelsher, a son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Kreisher, 220 Riddle alley. The ceremony will take place at the bride's home, 421 Maple street, on Monday evening. The bride groom is a laborer, LEID - GEKAART. William R. Leid, farmer, Sinking Spring, and Miss Maggie E Gerhart, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Y. Gerhart, Sinking Spring, were married New Year's Day by Rev. C. G. Heffner. KALBACH - BOLTZ. Mark L. Kalbach, boxmaker, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Kalbach, 316 North Second street, and Miss Helen Boltz, a daughter of Frank Boltz, 1046 Church street, ware married New Year's Day by Rev. J. A. Richter. The first change in police arrangements was made on Saturday night Motorcycle Officer Oscar F. Hall wai transferred to the basement desk room instead of the outer of Chief George W. Green, first floor. The smoke problem in Reading, which has long been a subject to stir city officials and civic bodies, may at last receive the proper attention when Mayor Stratton recommends for appointment by Councils the man who will fill the position of City Boiler Inspector at a salary of $1,500. Undertaker and Embalmer MOST MODERN EQUIPMENT EVERYTHING THE BEST Courteous and Prompt Attention, Day and Night 247 PENN ST. PHONES READING HIM IM llltllMMtMlttMMIIttl An After - Holidays Clean - Up of i Fine Writing Paper Every box of our High Grade Stationery has been greatly for quick selling. We mention just a few items: 25c Box of 48 sheets and 48 envelopes, 19c. $1.00 and $1.50 boxes, 75c. $1.35 boxes, 8o. $1.50 boxes, $1.00. $1.75 boxes, $1.39, $2.50 boxes, $1.69. Here is your chance to get a big supply of paper for little money. Our stock comprises ail the standard makes. J. GEO. HINTZ, 756 Penn Street l Diaries and Almanacs for the New Year. . ! i a mm m 1 Call at our store while wa are conducting the Globe - Wernlcka business, show, the Event you zines, and secure a copy of this book. It IS fllll (,.. BI ' , - - "uoao iui oiutiBiH, econom ical office management Every business Do not put this off. as the Business ouuw ia oi snort duration. HARRY C. SHAABER. Exclusive Representative. 115 NORTH FIFTH STRKF.T, Bell Phuiie, - R. , . Reading, ermm DEATHS MRS. ELMIRA CAULER, Mrs. Elmira Cauler, 59, wife of Martin E. Cauler, died at her home, 915 Moss street, at 1 a. m. Sunday, of complications. ' She is survived by her husband and these children: John, George, Li Hie, Sallie and Minnie, all of Reading. Mengle. DEATHS OP CHILDREN'. Samuel, aged 11 months, son of Theodore and Bertha Gresh, of 748 North Eighth street, died of pneumonia on Sunday morning. Cramp. Mary, aged one month, daughter of John and Anna Seninerz (Sensenig), of Temple, died of pneumonia on Sunday morning. Kern. DOJOXIC KREMP. " Stricken by heart disease suddenly shortly after retiring to, his room, at his home, 228 North Tenth street, Dominic Kremp, aged 81 years, well known to the older citizens of Reading and Berks County, died at 10.30 on Saturday night. - His son, Edward S. Kremp, a well - known lawyer; wif and daughter, Miss Anna A. Kremf, were at his bedside when death came. The deceased was associated for a number of years with his brother, the late Louis Kremp, in the conduct of building associations, and In the early 7 0's he represented the Ninth Ward In Common Council. He also was a candidate for city treasurer on the Democratic ticket as the running mate of Mayor Getz, but was defeated. Deceased was a native of Alsace - Lorraine and came to this country in the early 40's, settling first in Robeson Township. A few years later he moved to Reading and lived here up to tho time of his death. He was a great lover of flowers and for years devoted much of his spare time to their cultivation. Mr. Kremp was a member of the St. Paul Roman Catholic Church and of the Holy Cross Society connected with the congregation. There remain his wife, Matilda (nee Leltham); a son, Edward S. Kremp, and two daughters, Mary E., wife of Sarefino Pucciarelli, of Reading, and Anna A. Kremp, at home. MRS. THOMAS LTMPIS. Mrs. Helen Limpls, aged 21 years, wif of Thomas Limpis, died of pneumonia on Saturday at the residence of her mother, Mary, wife of John Kramer, '424 Johnson street. She was a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church. Besides her husband and parents she is survived by two children: Dorothy and Antoinette, and one sister, Lizzie Kramer, Reading. MRS. FRAXCIS GUIXTHER. Mrs. Anna Guinther, widof of Francis Guinther, died of general debility at her home, 449 North Eleventh street, aged 79 years. Deceased was a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church. Born in Germany, Mrs. Guinther came to Reading 40 years ago. Her husband died 28 years ago. Three daughters, Mrs. Theresa Ash and Anna, both of Reading, and Josephine, of New York city, survive. CATHERINE WAIIE. Catherine Wahl, 83 years, 7 months, widow of William (Beechert), died at the home of Augustus Miller, Lower Heidelberg, near Hain's Church. One son, William and nine grandchildren survive. Member of St. Luke Lutheran, Reading. Seidel. LESLIE KENYON. In answer to a telegram from the Lambs' Club, New York city, informing her of the sudden death of her husband Leslie Kenyon, Mrs. Margaret Kilroy Kenyon, of London, England, who is spending the wjnter with Mrs. H. M. Dowie and daughter, Miss Reta M. Dowie, of Kelmscott Studio, Mount Penn, left Sunday for New York city. JONAS S. FCK. After an illness of six years which originated in an accident, Jonas S. Eck, 62, of 1030 Greenwich street, passed away at 3.15 p. m. Friday, a victim of complications. Six years ago he fell from a scaffold while working at houses being built on Perkio - men avenue. The injuries he received I left him unable to work and in poor j health. He was bedfast 10 weeks. jHe was a bricklayer and lived in Reading for 45 years. He is survived I by his widow, Carrie (Armpriester), Bessie Irene, both at home. EDWAARI) HOFFERT. Edward Hoffert, 45, lodging at the home of Mrs. Swavely, 224 West Elm street, was found dead in bed on Saturday morning from tuberculosis. He ha - d been ill for 18 months. He re tired on Friday evening , and wnen summoned for breakfast on Saturday he was found dead. Before his illness he was employed as a polisher at the mills of Orr - Painter & Company, at Millmont. He lived in Reading for 16 years. There survive a son, Clar ence, of this city; a sister, Mrs. Come liug Blckel, of Reading, and a brother, James, of Mohnton. The body was removed to the morgue of Undertaker Kindt In Mohnton. MRS. ANNIE GUINTHER. Mrs. Annie Guinther, 79, widow of John Guinther, died at 8 p. m. Friday at her residence, 449 North Elev enth street, of general debility. She had been 111 for six months. She was a native of Germany but lived in Reading for 40 years. She was a member of St. Paul's Roman Catholic church. These children survive: Mrs. Theresa Ash, of Reading; Josephine, of New York, and Anna, of this city. MRS. MARY FARRELL. Mrs. Mary (McManus) Farrell, 74, widow of Peter Farrell, died at her residence, 735 North Eighth street, of apoplexy of the heart at 10.45 Friday evening. She had been ill for one year. She was a native of Ireland but came to Reading when she was six years old. Her parents were the late Terrence and Mary (McGrath) Me - Manus. Her husband died 14 years ago. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic church. One daugh ter, Catherine, survives. She was the last of the family. - v MRS. JULIA W. YOUNG. Julia W. (nee Gingrich), widow of Henry Young, who died five years ago, died of complications on Friday evening at 6 at the home of her son - in - law, James Weidner, of Ridgewood. Phe is survived by these daughters: Mrs. Emma Weidner, of Ridgewood; Mrs. Mary Shade, of Oakbrook; Mrs. Maggie Mentzer, of Reading, and a son, Harry, of Dayton, Ohio. She was a member of the Lutheran denomination. Seidel. BERGER. Charles, af ed four years, only child of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Berger, died of convulsions at the home of the parents in Rehrersburg. MRS. ANNA STOUDT. Mrs. Anna Stoudt, of 509 North Twelfth street, died at the Reading hospital at 9.15 Friday evening of complications. She is survived by her husband and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Althouse, of Reading. WILLIAM KOOH. . Wm. Koch, of 106 North Seventh street, died at the Homeopathic hospital at 12.05 Saturday morning of old age and general debility. He was a widower and is survived by a daughter, Mamie, and one son, Daniel. MRS. A. J. OOLLOM. Mrs. Mary E. Collom, wife of Rev. A. I. Collom, former pastor of the Methodist Church, of Birdsboro, died on Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. Dallet Fleck, at Rosemont. Deceased was 65 years of age and is survived by ner husband, two sons and a daughter. PAUL I. RAHN. While on a visit at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Spayd, at Leesport, Paul I. Rahn, aged 8 years, 4 months and 29 days, son of Mr. and Mrs. Llewellyn R. and Carrie M. Rahn, of Allentown, became ill with diphtheria on Tuesday and died early Thursday mornmg. The child, with his parents, was spending the holidays at the home of Mrs. Rahn's parents. , Besides the parents and grandparents, one sister, Helen Rahn, survives. LEGAL NOTES On motion of H. F. Heinly, Judge Endlich named Walter B. Craig, Dr. I. H. Hartman and Eugene Fegley commissioners to inquire into the sanitj of Gertrude E. Whitman, of this city. The petitioner is her husband, Frank W. Whitman. ORPHANS' COURT. Judge Bushong held a busy session of Orphans' Court on Saturday On motion of C. H. Ruhl, the Berks County Trust Company was appointed guardian for two minor children of Enoch Rothermel, late of Maiden - creek township. On motion of C. W. Mattern, the Berks County Trust Company waa appointed guardian of Walter Rohrbach, minor child of Henry Rohrbach, late of Boyertown. On motion of C. J. Bieber, the Berks County Trust Company was appointed trustee of Mary Marburger, widow of Frank L. Marburger, late of Tilden township. The trust fund amounts to $199.68. . On motion of S. H. Hoverter, the Pennsylvania Trust Company was appointed guardian of Matilda and Gertrude Moyer, minors of Frank Moyer, late of Tulpehocken township. On motion of A B. Rieser, an order of sale was granted in the estate of Allen E. Maurer, late of this city, to sell premises 927 North Third street, for the payment of debts. . On motion of A. B. Rieser, an order of sale was awarded in the estate of Joel B. Heckman, late of Muhlenberg township, to sell a two - story frame dwelling and lots Nos. 47 and 48 in Summit avenue, Hyde Park, for the payment of debts. On motion of W. S. Rothermel, an order was awarded to the Reading Trust Company, guardian of Margaret C. Bush, minor grandchild of Edward W. Hlnnershitz, late of Mt. Penn, to sell the minors' interest In a two - story brick dwelling and lot of ground, No. 140 Ilulberry street, this city, at private sale to Adam Kochert Charged with having deposited garbage and ashes on the Reading Railway along Seventh street, the following residents of Deem street entered ball for a hearing before Alderman Dumn: Helen Bienie, Annie Duresko, Marcello Algonis, Annie Miller and William Koch. P &. R. Officer Miller is the prosecutor. RAILROAD NOTES Forced upon them, they say, by the selfishness of the committee of 34 members of the Brotherhood of Conductors and Trainmen, adjusting conditions to conform with the award made by the arbitration committee to the conductors and trainmen of che Eastern roads, Reading Railway officials made the statement on Saturday that radical changes would have to be made in the running of trains. Many men will be taken from their homes every other night. Reading train crews will not be affected. The following statement was given out:' "Reading Railway officials today deny the story sent out from Pottsville to the effect that their train service there is to be hampered by the taking off of several through trains. An of ficial of the company admitted that there were some changes to be made In the handling of the crews and de clared that this condition was forced through the negotiations now under way between the officials of the company and the committee of conductors and trainmen who have been holding sessions for the last few weeks In this city to adjust runs, etc., to meet the recent award. Not one train is to be taken off or changed at Pottsville, the engines and cars wlJl be just the same and beginning Monday, Jan. 6, train No. 9 arriving at Pottsville and No. 5 leaving Pottsville will have parlor car service. Engine 1701, one of the large locomotives intended for the Frackville grade, was brought from Baldwin's. It is one of six now being constructed for the Reading by that firm. The cab in the rear of the boiler, the same as 1700, was built at the Reading shop. Levi John Still, for many years a baggagemaster on the Pennsylvania Railroad between West Chester and Philadelphia, was placed on the retired list, having reached the age limit. A large force of mechanics and laborers is employed at the upper Reading station tearing out the vault on the second floor, changing the partitions, moving office furniture and re. arranging the offices. Thus far the Reading Company has received 21 of its new steel coaches from Harlan & Hollingsworth, of Wilmington. It Is the purpose to equip all the express trains on the Reading division as soon as the cars are Social Evonts C. L. AND S. U. PLAY. At a meeting of the entertainment committee of the Catholic Literary and Social Union it was decided to hold their annual dramatic entertainment in the Academy Hall on Febru ary 17. It will be the 18th affair of its kind by the Lits and will, for the first time in five years, be a comedy drama instead of a musical . drama. Players will be gotten together this week and practice began immediately. Charles Helzmann will coach. . The regular monthly meeting: of the so ciety will be held this evening, when the recently elected officers will be PIKESVILLE A surprise party was held for Mrs. James F. Rohrbach in honor of her 44fh birthday anniversary. The following were present: Mr. and Mrs. James F. Rohrbach, Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. Moser, Mr. and Mrs, Jacob F. Rohrbach, Mr. and Mrs. George A. Dierolf, Mr. and Mrs. William F. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin M. Geisler, Mr. and Mrs. Grteley F. Rohrbach, Mrs. Howard A. Brown, Mrs. Howard D. Werner, Mrs. John Strausser, Mrs. Malinda R. Stauffer, Mrs. Harvey D. Renninger, Mrs. Horace S. Rohrbach, Misses Maude, Margaret, Meda, Mary and Annie S. Rohrbach, Jennie, Clara, Mary and Katie H. Moser, Eva N. Rohrbach, Elizabeth Haas, Edith M. Rohrbach, Lydia and Mary C. Heydt, Verna M. Geisler, William Schwenk. Irwin F. Frey, Clarence S. Yoder, Howard J. Schaeffer, John and Morris B. Rohrbach, Howard, Paul, Webster and Jacob S. Rohrbach, Walter and David H. Moser, Lewis N. Rohrbach, Henry G. Heydt, Benjamin F. Rohrbach, Bryan and Walter M. Rohrbach. William, Levi and George M. Gamier, Horace G. Heydt, Clayton H. Prutz - man, Dewey F. Miller and Samuel F. Kinsey. Mrs. Ellis Y. Yoder is seriously ill with gangrene. Augustus M. Yoder started to haul milk to the Lobachsvllle creamery. Manias K. Yoder sold his wheat to H. H. Stauffer. i Robert C. Hicks, general inspector in the Philadelphia Department of Public Works, tendered his resignation, effective January 31; Frank W. Neff, clerk in the Department of Health and Charities, was dismissed. Other changes at City Hall were said to be pending. Foolish to Keep Corns Putnam's Extractor Removes 'Em No way to extract a corn like painting on Putnam's Corn Extractor: its the surest Corn Doctor ever known. Eases up that awful pinch over night, brings out the hard kernel of the corn and leaves the toe smooth aa silk. Millions of 'people have proved Putnam's Corn Extractor a genuine success; it will remove jour corns, warts and callouses. Sold in 25c bottles and recommended bj drugriata. Adv. , HIPPODROME. High Class Vaudeville WM. SHILLING & CO. One - Act Playlet, "DESTINY" 5 OTHER FEATURES 5 6c. 10c. 15c. 20c. 25c. ACADEMY OF MUSIC. TONIGHT AT 8.15. Third Subscripton Concert Direction, Geo. D. Haage. HAROLD BAUER, Pianist General seat sale, beginning Jan. 3. Prices $1.50, JLOO; Gallery, reserved, B0 cents. Gundrv's j MiiiiiiniiiMiiiii Glass 722 Washington St. Monday at 8.15 P. M. Private Instruction by Appointment. Both Phones. ESHBACH Warren S. Moyer, who served in Troop G, Seventh Cavalry, stationed at Fort William McKInley, Philippine ft lands, has returned home after three years' absence. Mr. Moyer brought with him a number of recommendations from his superior officers. For the present he will reside with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob D. Moyer. Isaac Reitenaur, who was ill, Is gradually recovering. John W. Stauffer, who was ill, is again able to be about. Howard Fronheiser, of this place, rented a farm near Huff's Church and will move to that place in the near future. 1 The Baltimore & Ohio Raildoad gave $10 to the Connellsville boy who discovered a broken rati and averted a freight disaster. There were 36 deaths from violence and accidents in Schuylkill county last month. Three GRESHVILLE . The following visited J. M. Weller and family on New Year: Mr. anJ Mrs. Amos Weller and children, Frank, Helen and Carrie, . of Reading; Mr. and Mrs. Allen Spohn and son, Earl, and daughter, Lulu; Wilson Weller and Thomas DiHplain, all of - .Little Oley. Henry Herb made a business trip to Pottstown. Mrs. Robert Sellers went to Roxboro on a few days' visit to her daughter, Mrs. Allen Hammes. Mrs. Richard Somerfleld is on the sick list. Dr. Borneman, of Boyertown, attends. Frank Ziegen - fuss butchered a hog weighing 525 pounds. - Bloorasburg police have stopped all cigarette smoking by boys under 2L The new state eugenics law only increased the number of marriages in Allegheny county. - THE - Reading National Bank 617 PENN STREET, Designated Depository of the United States Government. The January 1st Period for receiving interest and dividends la now at hand, and those having Idle funds awaiting permanent investment urn rnrillallv Invited to avail themselves of the service rendered by this bank In Its Savings Department. Accounts of $1.00 and upwards are received, bearing 3 compound Interest. United States government supervision over the afrir nt fhfa hank, combined with Capital. Surplus and Stockholders' Liability of over $800,000.00 afford complete protection. 3 PER CENT. INTEREST PAID OX SAVrXGS ACCOUNTS, ALL OR ANY PART OF WHICH IS SUBJECT TO WITHDRAWAL WITHOUT NOTICE. JAMES 1. REBEB, Pres. CHAS. W. HENDEL, Sec'y. FRED. S. JONES, Vice Pres. HENRY K. BARR1S0X, Cashier Capital, $200,000.00 Surplus, $375,000.00 RESOURCES, Over $2,000,000.00 Declarations of a Continued Faultless Banking Service for the New Year This bank takes pleasure in pledging to steadfastly continue those policies which have made it one of Reading's foremost banking institutions. It will continue to protect your deposits by every safeguard conservative modern methods can provide. It will continue to offer depositors every possible assistance. It will pay 3 interest per annum in our Savings Department Your account whether large or small, will be appreciated. OFFICERS A J. BRUMBACH, President. JEREMIAH G. MOHNT, Vice President SAMUEL H. FUXMER, Cashier. A. J. BRUMBACH JEREMIAH G. MOHN LAMBERT A. REHR A. S. BEHNEY DIRECTORS PHILIP S. ZIEBER G. FRED. MERTZ ABNER G. HERBINE GEORGE W. BARD SAMUEL H. FULMER m mMMitiiiMiimtMi M fi READING, PA. m 1 1 1 1 n 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 FERDINAND THT7N DANIEL F. PRINTZ JOS. V. R. LEI Jf BACH RICHARD T. LENHART Penn National Bank 758 Penn Street, Reading, Pa. Miiii iiniiMHiii't If CONDENSED STATEMENT OF THE CONDITION OF THE Farmers National Bank - Established 1814. AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS JANUARY 2, 1914 RESOURCES. Loans, Discounts and Invest ments ' . . . . . $2,661,525.74 XX U. S. Bonds 400,000.00 t Banking House, Furniture and Fixtures 130,000.00 X Due from Reserve Agents and other Banks 224,204.28 t Cash and Cash Items 253,552.97 $3,669,282.99 C. K. WHITNER, President ! :: : JOHN BARBEY, Vice President LIABILITIES. Capital Stock $ 400,020.00 It Surplus and Undivided Profits. 796,487.75 Gradation 394,100.00 XJ Deposits 2,016,862.77 U Due to Banks 61,812.47 X? R. S. MECK, Cashier $3,669,282.99 t F. E. NYCE, Assistant Cashier 8 8 3 Per Cent. Interest Paid on Savings Deposits, Compounded Semi - Annually, it SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT. 4MMIMIIMIMMIMMMMMMMMHMMH IIIIIIIMMIMIIIIMIMM'II I M I II 1 1 1 1 1 I i

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