Reading Times from Reading, Pennsylvania on August 22, 1930 · Page 6
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Reading Times from Reading, Pennsylvania · Page 6

Reading, Pennsylvania
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Friday, August 22, 1930
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i - ' ' Six TIMES PHONE C101 T H E ' R E ADIN G Tl M ES,' R E AD IN G , P A. , J F RID A Y MORNING, A UGUST 2 2 1 9 3 0 . timzs Fnoxe eioi News of Town and Farm FEDERAL FARM FACTS . Xneugh grape growers tn California nave signed son tracts to make tne proposed California grape industry co - operative marketing n an effective, the Federal Farm Board reports. The plan called originally tor the signing Of at least 85 percent of the tonnage of grapes grown in California. Growers were asked to sign a 10 - year marltetltm contract. PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN rKUVEKBS Courtesy Penna. - Gennan Society) Wi d'r lu so di aerbet. As the wage, so the work. Wyomissing Playground Children Give Last Friday Evening Program Tonight SCHOOL BOARD ASSIGNS CHILDREN Muhlenberg Township Pupils Placed in Different Buildings LAURELDALE, Aug. 21. The new, N. C. Schaeffer school building is rapKuy neanng completion nere ana promises to alleviate much of the congestion which prevailed . in the Muhlenberg township schools last year. The miilding was named in honor of Dr. N. C. Schaeffer, native of Berks county and one time super intendent of public Instruction for the state. Until the completion of the building children will report at the following piaces sept, a: ' Yoder's school and Spring Valley school will be closed lor tne term. Children formerly attending these two rural schools will attend the Roredale grade school. After the N, C. Schaeffer building is occupied they will attend there. The children of Grades 1, 2 and 3 at Laureldale, eusi of the railroad, Yoder's and Spring Valley will re port in the Roedale portable build ing. Grades 1 and 2, west of the rail read, shall report in Rosedale grade building. Children of Grade 3, west of rail road, and all children of grade 4 at Laureldale, Yoder's and Spring Valley shall report in the old Rosedale building. All children of grades 5 and 6, Laureldale, Yoder a and Spring Valley snail report in Koseaaie grade ouiia ing. Miss Elizabeth Sandy, of Harris' burg, will be the supervisor of music in all the elementary schools. Miss Sandy is a graduate of the Pottsdam State Normal school, of the state of New York. The enumeration of school children taken in August fhows 1,930 children " between 6 and 16 years, exactly the same number as in 1929. The number of "beginners to be entered is much less than in 1929 and the number of high school pupils will hardly be much larger, as hffrdly any employment certificates have been issued during the summer. In past years many minors applied " for employment certificates on the opening day of school. This year those expecting to go to work should gpt their certificates Aug. 30 instead of SeDt. z. The half - day fchools will be In session from 8 to 12 in the morning and from 12:20 to 4:20 in the after r.oon. All children shall report at 8:30, Tuesday, Sept. 2, and will receive instructions a to the time of the sessions for 10 succeeding: school davs Children becoming six years on or before March 1, 1931, shall enter school at the opening of the term, No beginners will be admitted after Sept. 15. there being but one period or admission. All beginners must present a certificate for successful vaccination and s baptismal or birth certificate. Parents should accompany these little ones to school on the first day so that teachers may obtain reliable Information needed for enrollement. All children between 8 and 16 must attend school regularly for the entire term, except those regularly employed. The latter must 8ttend the continuation school for one day a week. Arrangements as to the day of the week must be made with Mrs. S. Louie Bradshaw, teacher of continuation school.. Shartlesville The Shartlesville Union Sunday school held a . picnic recently. The contest by the members of the different classes of the Sunday school were won by the following: Peanut scramble, Mildred Anthony; peanut race, Elsie Groff and Leon Wehr; balloon contest, Charles Haag and Joseph Hartzel; cardboard walk, Elsie Adams; penny race, Rebecca Wagner and Mae Emerich; hopping race, Wallace Stoudt; clothespin contest, Mildred Scheidy; measuring race, Cora Wagner; thread winding, Mary Moll; watermelon eating, Lillian Seltzinger and Mrs. Berton Degler; crock splitting. Dorothy Schollenber - ger and Lillian Stump; nail driving contest, Mrs. Harry Wagner and Mrs. Annie Berger; nipple drinking contest. Rev. Frank W.' Ruth and Ray Moll. The games and contests were In charge of the athletic committee, composed of Miss Verna Seltzinger, chairman; Mrs. Silas Henne, Sallie Stoudt and Miss Clara Stump. Tho Judges were Mrs. Arthur S. Kauff - man, Estella Kauffman and Charles W. Anthony. The Shartlesville Fire company will meet on Friday night to decide about window shades and heating systems. Celebrate Five Anniversaries On Same Day at Alburtis ALBURTIS, Aug. 21 A party which celebrated a total of five wedding ana birthday anniversaries took place at the nome or Mr. ana Mrs. a. o. Foeel on Front street Sunday. All the events took place on the same day in their respective years ana included the forty - seventh wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Fogel; the sixty - fifth birthday anniversary" of Mrs. Fogel; the forty - sixth birthday anniversary of their daughter, Mrs. William H. Hunsberger, wife of the president of the V Alburtis borough council; the thirty - sixth birthday anniversary of their daughter - in - law, Mrs. Elmer Fogel, and the fourth birthday anniversary of their granddaughter, Joyce Fogel. At the dinner which was served to the guests the center of the dining table was occupied by a three - layer cake decorated and bearing 65 red, pink, yellow and white candles representing the age of Mrs. Fogel while on the top of the cake underneath a dome appeared 1883 - 1930 indicating the years of their married life. . A cake bearing 46 pink candles repre senting the age of Mrs. Hunsberger was set at one end of the table while at the other end anneared a cake bearing 36 yellow candles representing the age of Mrs. Elmer Fogel. A ! small cake close by bearing four pink candles for the age of Joyce Fogel. Mr. and Mrs. Fogel were presented with many srifts. Violin and guitar music was furnished by John Weid - ner and Warner Rothermel. Those present were: Mr. "and Mrs. Elmer Wise, of Bethlehem; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin P. Fogel and children, Miriam and Edwin; Mr. and Mrs. Leldy Walbert and son, Charles, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weidner, of Emaus; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hallman, Mr. and Mrs. William Weidner, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fasig, Mr. and Mrs. William Hunsberger, and son, William, jr.; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gensenmer and children, Ruth and Junior; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fretz and son; Mr. and Mrs. William Dankel and children, William and Dorothy; Henry Guldman and Albert Weidner, of Allentown; Mr. and Mrs. George Weidner, of Quakertown; Mr. and Mrs. John Weidner, Clara Foose and Warner Rothermel, of Fleetwood; Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Fogel. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Fogel and children, Roy, Elmer, Florence, Joyce and Earl; - Mrs. Wil liam H. Hunsberger and children. Florence and Warren; Ezekiel Weidner, Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Dankel and grandson, Elmo Miller: Charles Kratzer and daughter, Mary, of Alburtis. STAGE FIRST BABY PARADE AT BALLY Band to Lead Procession Tuesday Night BALLY. Aue. 21. The first, babv parade to be held by the Well - Baby uiinic oi iiaiiy, win oe staged here next Tuesday starting at 7 n. m. The Well - Baby Clinic was organized early in the summer by Isabella Patterson, Boyertown visiting nurse. Already more than 50 oabies have been registered for the affair at which twelve prizes will be given. The parade will be led by the Bally uanu which win meet at tne town hall at 6.30. A band concert will be held after the parade from 8 until ii ociock. The mothers of Bally are arranging a bazaar to be held at the same time. Mothers of the neighboring boroughs were invited to attend and enter their babies in the parade. The committee on arrangements includes Miss Patterson, Mrs. Joseph Qjui(5icj(, piesiueiii; mrs. Jonn uum - ther, secretary, and Mrs. Moll. treasurer. CHURCH OBSERVES 190TH BIRTHDAY Heidelberg Union Parish To Hold Services September 7 The Heidelberg Union church will observe its 190th anniversary on Sunday, September 7, with an all - day service. . Rev. Charles ' E. Schaeffer, D. D., president of the Geneval fcnod - o. the Reformed church .in the United States, will deliver the sermon at the morning service. The sons of the congregation, and visiting clergymen will bring greetings in the afternoon. Rev. P. A. Lawry, D. D., of Bethlehem, will preach in the evening. Elaborate ar rangements are being made to enter tain the many members and friends or the congregation. A history of the church will be ready for distribution. W. D. Wildonger, of Hatfield, transacted business in this section last week. Miss Ellen Snyder and George springer, oi Aiientown, viaitui u.t. last Saturday. ' The farmers of this section wel corned t!1 - "ht showers during tH last few days. , LitlffJlEa PRESENT PLAYLET ON PLAYGROUND Last Friday Evening Performance at Wyomissing WYOMISSING, Aug. 21 "Cabbages and Kings," a two - act playlet, will be the feature of the last of the Friday evening entertainments on the Wyomissing playground tonight. A mock wedding ceremony will be a feature of the performance. The cast will be composed entirely of girls. The following appear in the cast "Cabbages and Kings": King Dorum, Lydia Garner; King Corum, Martha Ploren; Toco, Mildred Mbgel; Ardita, Alice Rettew; Queen Meldara, Dorothy Evans; official, Gertrude Floren; pages, Mary Renninger, Margie Wenger; fairy godmother, Grace Frederick; peter Simple, Marian Machamer. Those who will take part in th wedding ceremony are: minister, Mary Kitzmiller; bride, Grace Hartz; bridegroom, Frina Myers; maid of honor, Angela Wenger; best man, Marguerite Harris; bridesmaids, Caroline Busch, Emma Vollmer; ushers, Harriet Machemer, Violet Hetrick; flower girls, Clare Donahue, Helene Wenger; ring bearer, Margie Wenger; father of the bride, Marian Machamer; choir leader, Margaret Busch. PERPETUAL MOTION "Suppose," he murmured, "that I should steal another kiss?" "I defy your she replied. "And suppose," he persisted, "that I should steal two or three?" , "I would never give up," she replied. "I would go on defying you." Answers. BOYERTOWN TOTS GUESTS AT PICNIC Visiting Nurses Entertain Clinic. Attendants BOYERTOWN, Aug. 21. An outing for children and babies and their mothers who attend the local baby clinic ws held this afternoon at Topodikon Spring under the auspices of the Visiting Nurse association. There were about 50 women and children in the group. Games for all had a part on the program and a treasure hunt was staged during the afternoon. After the sports program was over, the guests gathered around the Indian spring and listened to readings by Ruth Weida, of Allentown. Lunch was served In a large tent on the spot. In charge of the picnic were Isabella Patterson, Eva Brunner, Carrie Lorah, Mrs. John LeFever and Mrs. B. Frank Hafer. Mohn's Hill Mr. and Mrs. Jerre Ritchie, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Schonour and daughter, Mr.' and Mrs. Norman, Ritchie and children, Mrs. Daniel Krlok and daughter Ida, and Mrs. Sadie Hollenbach, attended the Hatt reunion at Fritz - town. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wenrich and daughter, of Sinking Spring, visited George Weitzel and family. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hackman visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Adams at East Greenville. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bauder of Hahnestown and Olive Texter, spent Sunday at Atlantic City. POME liO Y'O - EVER GROWING ON VALUES UaoE3oi , toaocsz:1 locaoi iOEaoc3 M A 22 WHITES BJEW 1 ' FOR WOMEN, MIGGEG AND CHILDREN 111 S' BIRDSBORO CHURCH PLANS CARNIVAL BIRDSBORO. Aug. 21. The mem bers of the Church of the Immaculate Conception are planning to celebrate tne least oi Maria Dell Assunta on Saturday and Sunday. August 23 and 24, with a carnival and a band con cert. The carnival on Saturdav eve ning will be conducted on the 1a i J.I. - . iui. a& me comer oi - furnace and Main streets, featurlnc fi reworks Dana concert ov tne nre mmiviviv band and vocal solos by Mrs. Walter jbora. un bunday special services will be held in the church on Schuvlkill avenue ana a Dana concert hM in uie aiternoon. The heaw downnnur nf Friday night assisted considerably in tne water supply and thoroughly flushed the gutters and streets. The ' farmers in this vicinity were relieved uy one ram ana are hoping for the late crODS to resnnnrt in r.h i - of.vat.h ing rains. Potatoes and late corn were benefited by the rain. Several of the xarmers along the river road between the Birdsboro locks finI THcm - perthal have placed pipes in the canal ami nave oeen using this water to ag p men - sou moist. Larse auantft.ios stored by the Susquehanna Pipe com - a .uiivenieno points for use in stringine the lin from rv,ot - - , Cleveland. Due to the dry weather and heavy soil encountered by the s ri. 6 8 . UI urging me trenches j.PiP8' the work has been umucrea to a great extent. ' The i, wm cross tne hill near. White "u pass tnrougn cedar Hill. JUSt SOUthwest. nf t.hA V,.,,v. SFS u 111 cross the Schuylkill river at Robeson pmrf 1100 ,iu - have been provided to keep the pipe . rAvwi. m W1C vi me river. hJlVenLsfe.sY.e;e of great nf Pfe. Mlrlam 5nd Clara Stengel ? tKllf' ounoy with rela - w. ana Mrs. H. R. Qulgley daughters Caroline unrf T - Sw waiter! . i Vi v 1 "locnixviue, visited iciouves iie re. OWi.ii Eye Examination for Children! V No Charge! Bring them in now before school starts We will make a thorough examination and advise you correctly without cost or obligation. Glasses not advised unless absolutely necessary No drops. t o D p D o This may mean the difference between a good school year and a failure. Make sure you are sending the whole child to school. D o Glasses, if necessary, can be supplied at the very lowest prices. Use your charge account if you wish. Bring Ihem in early! Mezzanine Floor, Rear. O D 0 They're Heare! The Newer New Covert Cloths Travel Tweed New Prints Canton Crepes Chiffon Two - Piece Jackets Boleros, Bows and many other new style features you'll V appreciate. The Colors: Are navy, black, tan, green and new silver - spray prints. 1 0 All the Newest Style Versions You'll Find In This Group Sizes for Women, Misses and Large Women . Here you'll find the newest fall materials materials used in the much higher priced frocks you simply must see this assemblage of brand new fall dresses to appreciate what we mean when we say unusual dresses for Fall at $7.95. New Fall Printed Silk Dresses POMEROY'S locaoi 3 J 1 loeaoeall r - 1 . r $2.95 Notable Value Because of Their High Stylishness! 34 Pinehurst Hats priced for quick selling each $. ,The smartest hat a woman can wear Third Floor, Front. POMEROY'S Special for Today and Saturday A Money Saving 75c Sale Bring This Adv. and Save 5 Per Cent 2 lb$. Roast Beef, 7Cr a Package of Cheese. ; . I uC 2V2 lbs. Chuck Roast, iCn Can of Peaches luC 2 lbs. Shoulder Lamb, Large Jar Olives luC 2l2 tbs. Veal Roast, 7C Can of Beans. I DC Smoked Sugar Cured Bacon, lit 3 lbs I DC Smoked Sugar Cured Hams, 25 C FILETS . 10c FISH SPECIALS CRAB MEAT CLAMS Porgies, lb Cape May Goodies, ; f lQc Cod Steak, 1 0 cift..... ..................... .....IOC dozen opened . . . Pomeroy's Meat Dept. v " Middle Sixth Street Entrance. Open Friday 7 A. M . to 5:30 P.M. Open Saturday7 A. M. to 8 P. M. Children's Chinchilla (B Really a Wonderful Coat Value for School! Splendid quality all - wool navy blue chinchilla fleeced lined raglanv sleeves - double breasted style at this unusual low price Sizes 7 to 14 v. NEW FALL AITS 57 The New Style Predict a Chic Season! Youthful, flattering, beret effect, double brims, turban and off - the - face these are the outstanding millinery notes for Fall the type of bats the smart women is already wearing. We present a varied collection at $1.65. A1LIL .S'UMME - IR BESSES c . Doyt School Pretty new patterns o)lr attached style avll fast color fabrics. A ?ery good quality. Girls School recces New school frocks so smart In style splendid patterns' and guaranteed fast colors. Boyo Ox&ordG and rtrvor, Hinb OHOEO 7v BIacbr t!i Tin t bUekt toctber r rabbtr BMb; 1 , ilwi !. itrr balli tho Itr tehool wr. - Boys' School T.OO Boys' fine new School Pants, sturdily made and of fine wear - Ins; fabrics sizes 8 to IS. Clrls' School SDffcsscc 00 '( Vrt ire tha imtrtMi droitM yi btrt Men In a lent, time; won4rf! tijXt, W0BdrfnI. mtrilt; U ImI Mlon. Sim to 14 jnn. riV. NEWEn SMAUTER In All Their Rare Cseuty Are Here SHOP POMEROrS BASEf.IEfnVSTORE FOR SCHOOL APPAREL! A

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