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fHE Ambler Gazette. VOL XXXll.-NO. 17 amble:r. pa.. Ari^iL 23. 1014. Sl.2.5 A YEAR COLD POINT AND PLYMOUTH. happenings of Local Interest to Our Readers. OBITUARY. CAKtJl^l.N'E M. l.ALM'Ut. Caroline M., wile of IJdwin E. Lauer, I'iieii 1 riduy tit 8.45 p. m., at her lionie, .vlontfioniury a venue, I'ttrt Washinj^tun, atttr a long iiUiess, In tlie G.'nh year 'li htr age. Tne deceased, who was the daUKlilur ni tne . late Benjamin and Margaret Smith, was Ijorn, Dee. la, Islu, al .Mneslown, now a part of Philadeliihia, and was one of seven children, ot uluini the following .survive: .Mary, wife of J':<hn Williams, of CheltiMham; (Margaret and llarriel, both of Jarrei- tdwn. One .sister and two iji-otlii r.s are deceased. The taniiiy resided at Mlle%town for Suffragists Active—Alaska Traveler Passes Plymouth—Two Weddings Celebrated—Adjusting D J. Web¬ ster's Loss—IVIiscellaneous. Samuel iStaley, of i'lymoutli, has gone lo Tennestjce for his health. Joel Carter, of I'hiladelphia, visited i several year.s and then moved to Jar- Jacob Hart, at Cold Point, on bunday. ,., tu.wn On Dee. 24, 187a, the deeea.s- T. A. Grifllths, of I'iymoutii, motor- L.^ „.a.s married lo l;:dwin E. Banev ed to liridsboro on Sunday aiternoon. | t.^^,,, ut jarrettown, where they re- Re.x Keown, of Cold Point, has re-j (.j^ed lor .soji-eral years, later remov- covtjred from a light case of scarlet 1 i^,g to AmbleiN then to Weldon and T*^^' ... -.- » „, .u »j ^ 1 ^^^^ *¦" Jvreitown. 25 yeais ;iko they John S. -ioung,_ of Plym^outh Meet- ,„oved to Fort Waahlngl^on, re.siding " "" " """ in several dilferent places^ at that vil- ing, is recovering Irom an attack of pneumonia. George Kirk, of Plymouth Meeting, is In Me.xican waters on tne^ battle¬ ship Arkansas. Warren AlUins has purchased a Metz automobile from Donald Culisoii, of Burlington, N. J. On May 2 in Cold Point chufch hali a musicale will be held for the bene¬ fit of the Lancasterville school. Mrs. Mailiia lilair, of Maple Hill avenue, spent Sunday visiting her son, James G. Blair, of Jefferson ville. Hyles Ilagy on Friday morning re¬ turned to Cold Point from Pittsburgh, where he purchased a line carload oi hogs. I ¦ age. ijfsides the husband thore are the following .sons: John E., of Stanton; Del.; Be,jijamin Casper, of Germantown, and B. Raymond, of Millbrae, Cal., .-ind one, daughter, (ilivo JTay, who resides at home. A Kei'ond daughter, Iilanehe H., died five years ago. The funeral «»s held Tuesday, after¬ noon at 2 from the laic residence of the deceased, and tho interment was privately made at the Jarrettown e emetery. -, ANGliU.XE JDXFS. Angeline Jones, a life-ions resident of IJlue Bell, died .Monday at 6 a. m. agPd St) .\ears. She had beon ill for a THE MATTISON- STIVER WEDDING Brilliant Ceremony in Calvary Meth»- odist Churcli. : Services Is Performed by Bridejs Father, Mev. Wm. C. Stiver—Recen¬ tion Koliows—Both Young Peopi« Weli Known and Hopular in Amoier. A luoal bcautuul lli eiiioiiy In Uaj- vaiy iWethoUist ii.piseoiJai cnurcn, >»-"^- oier, inonuay eveiuna, enavdctevutikt me weduing uf Miss r loreiue iiiSi^ie ot.ver and ivii. iioyai Alai.ii.'ioii, oairfi Oi j^titijLev. ane large church audiioriun. >\ ¦ fil.ieu wiin guests, 'inu ueeoiai.ioi.4.^ were white and the aisplay ot im'fi^' beauty, green in the painis, ferns, ettf., pieuoiiiinaleU. j Th^ briae was gowned in white satin, tsne wore a veil, clustered 'n fa coronet ol orange blossoms and ladfe. hhe earned a siiower boiiiiuet of OT- ciuds and Iillies of the valley. M^^s H. W. WATSON IS^PABLE. Wortliy and Deserving of Support for Congress. Active and Successful Business IVIan— l-ife Long Republican, Who Some Years Ago Was a Congressional Candidate—The issue. ^Vit.'i the priniaries less than a niohiii away, public sentiment is crys- lalizin- in favor of Henry \V. Watson, of l.aiinlionie, lo sueh an e.Ktent that his iioijiinatioii for (¦ongress on tho Ke- luliliiau ticket is now regardedsas as- fuirred, 'I'lie only opposition to Mr. Watson's eaiulidacy eomes from tJaiph B. Strass- biirKi r, of -Normandie farms, Gwy¬ nedd, ulioso unsuspected and suddenly- o.\|iie.«sed ambitions for a public ca¬ reer oeeasiuned some surprise in both the eountios of the district. Mr. HtiassliiirKer is about :!1 years old and has --iient much of his timo abroad; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ely, of Har monville, on l''riday uuiotiy observed j long time. the seventh anniversary of their wed- ] 'I'he ueoeased was uninarrieU. ding, , ( l.viarehts were the iftle Jo.seph '1'. Jones a' marriago lleense was granted [and Charlotte K. Jones. She was Kliver entered the chureh bearing'Oil indeed, it lias been said that he has the arm of her brolnor, William C. j never voted but onco in tho district he Wliver, Jr., of Uernianlown, who gave aspires to represent in congress, hor-awaj-. Miss Ueitie .UoCullougil, j Hi.s long absence from home ia ae- lormorly of Anibler, now of UveruroA, i'¦<^I''"1 as an e.\planalioii of his failure was hower giil, and wore a frock jCl'j to loiiiprehotid the new conditions un white with a toucli of blue trimmilm- 'It'r wliich aiiplieaiits. for olfieo niusi una oaiTied a hat ot pinli (lowers tj^d I "nl'mit their claims to the people. The liist step in connection with his candidacy was unfortunate in that the stalenicnt has been attributed to his friend.s that he has expressed himself with blue ribbon. Tho ring bei^fer was th,o bride's nephew, Cliarles W|l- liaiii IJohnior, Jr., <oi Ainbler, who wft-s urci^od in white and carried a shep¬ herd's staff. Tlie ushers were: Mr. Roland Stlii'- ¦^^'-'¦/er, Mr. Ralph Frey,*of Ainbler; Mr.-E Monday to Joseph C. James, of l^ly mouth, and Rosoila L,. Maguire, of Xorristown. William Kulp, who is employed at Harry l'"oiilko's, has moved to the Kninia Hynes property, at Cold Point,, from Plymouth. Lucius Ciaville, of Philadelphia, spent fcjunday witii his son, Harry Jjf' Clavllle, at Cold Poinl. The former is 81 years of age. Miss Houf, of Missouri, 'who will spend tho suminer with her brother. Rev. Horaco T. Ilouf, and wife, at Cold Point, arrived on Tluirsday morning. George S. iTliltnor and daughter, Dorothy, of Conshohocken, were Sun¬ day visitors at • the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Cunningham, of Mapio Hill avenue. Rev. W. P. Rhoda, of fhiladelphia', will have charge of the services in Plymouth United Evang.. church n6.\t born ut Rlue Boll .March 6, l.SL'8, and her two brothers, bolli di'ceased, were Stephen und, Clement Jones; , The funeral will be hold this Thurs¬ day afternoon ut 2 o'clock and services will be hold in Boehm's iteformed j church. Interment in the ad,idining cemetery. , A. Miinyan, of Xiising- Sun, Uineiy, Philadelphia, and Mr. I'Jdnuiiid Flyiln, of Germantown, and tho siroomsmfeji was Mr. Howard Stiver, of Ambler. '( ProinpLI.v at the appointid hour tiie wedding party tiled down the alile of tho church to the chancel, acoyS*- pa.nied by tho strains of the Mende^ j sohn j ri'ndere [ l.ioylestown. The impressive ceremony I was perfornied b.v the bride's father, I Rev. William C. Stiver, of Ambler, land a prayer was offered by Rov. A. inp to spend $25,000 to procure the Kepulilican nomination. This, at a lime when campaign expenditures arc so jealously watched, is not cal¬ culated to win for him the public sUP- pcit he desires. His second error was to affront the cdiiiiiy committee by<, addressing a letter to thom in which he undertook to tell them something about politics they did not know, and incidentally pprehen- wedding march from Lohengrbi. 'I'^l'l-'VCd a lamentable misapi •od by Mr. Mahlon Yardley, ot *""" "^ o"'" "''^^ election laws. • NORTH WALES. Prof. 1!. A. Kline, of tho Public L,ed- gor staff, is lioiiu- sptuding a few days. I''rank Weiidworlh and famil.v. of .\cwtown, Were the guests of Theodore Amblor over Sunday. • fiOO guests Were supplied at the an¬ nual supper oi St. Luke's Reformed and socicLy. Tlio Scdtzcr homestead, at Snuth Main street anrl WashiWKton avenue, has boon sold to Oscar llfiffnian of tho coal firm of Kohl and Hoffman. He will make improvements and occupy tho riroperty. • I'ire Chief John Weikle has Improv¬ ed his home on West Montgomery ave¬ nue by preetlnK a flno colonial porch on two sides. .Tamos Beam has resigned as a wood carver at tho O. M. Weber <& San Co. mills and taken a position in Norris¬ town. Tho Central hotel having beon refus¬ ed a license, will heroaftcr Be conduct¬ ed .IB a cafe and summer boarding house. F.vtonsive alterations are being made. The .apniial supper nf the Parish un¬ ion of ."^t. Peter's T.uthernn church, will be given in the parish houso on Ma\- 2d. There was finite fi \dg crowd at the rocoptinn Kivon the Democr.atlc can¬ didates, for tfovernor, Vance McCor- Jiriick: for senator, A. Mitchell Palmer, land I'or conpressman. Robert E. Di- : fondorfor. on Tuesda.v, at noon at tho Ma.in Str^-ot hotol. Theso R-entlemon 'Tiado short addro'sso.o. as did nlso John ".. Evans, national dologato. and can- '¦¦(lato for conuTcss at largo! Mr. RriBht. ! ef Philadelrihia. .At 1 o'clock tho j r-'irty took luncheon at tho Wm. Ponn I 'nn and lator left on a tour of the i tokens in the tipper end. 'Uie Tlifrh School. Literary society iraFe a dramatic entortalnmont in Amiiscmont hall on Tuesday e\-enine. The Odd I'ellows' lodge and T..anah ncbocca lodge will .attend worshin at St. Tviiko's Rpformcd church on Sun¬ dav evening next In honor of tho 9iith nnnivorsarv of tho estnhllshmcnt of the order in .Amcric.n Rov. .Tohn T^o- Van will prcp.ch the sermon. Death at Charity Hospital. H. C. Werlz, an aged resident of •Whitpain, died at Charity hospital SuncLiy; followhig an illness diio to a;,, j ^, j Calvary Methodfct cummication ot diseases. Relatives ol -,,,_,, "^ •> ^c--"""."'. , , , . , , « , ¦ cnirrcli. deceased havo taken charge of his' i-omains and tho.v have been removed lo his former borne. Sunday evening, when the pastor, mantown by the score of 4 to ^' Rev. R. W. Musselman, will conduct services at Worcester. ' Two carloads of manure arrived at IS^arcissa station Thursday for the Samuel Rhoads.estate and one car for Culp and Staley. A car of hogs from the Pittsburgh stock y^arda'aj^u ar¬ rived for Hagy Brothers. ' \ The Plymouth Friends' school,', are .-irranging ff)r__ Mtly to bo .h|ly on """ ' ' will b — - e'n, will Vendor violin s'eloci Mr. and Mrs. Charles I.,ewis, oiiiar- monville, aha Rov. Horace T. Houf, of Oold Point, oil Sunday afternoon vis¬ ited Mrs. Georgt I>1orper, of Cold Point, who is ill at tho home of her daughier, Mrs. A. T... Bartholomew, in Amblor. Mr. and Mrs. Ellwood Dutill, Sr., of Cold Point, on ^Saturday celebrated the SOth anniversary of their marriage. I Immodialel.v after the service, a re¬ ception to the brij.le and groom was given at the residence of the bride's parents, 908 Euclid avenue. Ambler. The Jiouse was tastefull.v decorated with plants and flowers, the color The Ambler high school ball-team g^^^hemg ijei„g pi^jj (,„,] ;,¦,.(,,.„. An or- •featod the _ Germantown l''rionds j ohostra.' nnder Messrs. Lamphere, I'Yeod, Brunner and (ithors rendered selections. Tho relatives .ind Imme Ambler H. S., 4; Germantown Friends, | 3.. I The Ambler hig de school team Friday afternoon- at Ger- .Mr. Strassburger, in this letter, wiiieh bears date pf April IG, declares tbat he is "out fnr nomination as can¬ didate of the Republican party for congress because of an attempt to fnne the nomination of an unknown (•.andidate." 'I'ho facts nre that no individual or grnup of individuals under the direct primar.v law can force the nomination of any candidate. Mr. Strassburger doe.ii not seem to know that the old convention plan, whereby nominations were made through personally con¬ trolled delegates, .has been .abolished, and that tho choice of all candld.ates Buchanan pitched an excellent game, allowing hut one hit, and H^lould haxe scored a shut-out but for a misjudgcil H.v bail and sovei'al other fielding er¬ rors. Besides allowing" but one hit, Buchanan fanned 12 of the German- town hoys, and in th(s manner he re¬ tired the side in tbe*fovjrtfeiitBriing. .Vt was ¦fr.rir diate friends of tho <.ontraciing partibs j" ""!'', ""' s'lu^rely up to the voters were present to congraliilate and ex- ""''"*''';'ves. present to congraliilate and ex tend best wishes to Mr. and Mrs. Mat¬ tison. A wedding breakfast w.as serv¬ ed, aftii'r whil h tho brido and groom- left pn a honeymoon trip. On their return llioy \\ ill be at homo after Oct. 1 at Xo. ,s Lindenwold terrace. Am' bier. Both tho 1 ,'id scored oV." 'of tho four runs'for his side, His lieiding, bo.vnnd a doubt, featured the ganio, all three of-his chances being of the most difficult kind. Maust also played a good g.ame nt shnrt, as did Davis behind the liat. Irvin's one hit was the liardest seen on the Germantown field in a long timo, but for tho stone wall .around tho grounds thoro is no doubt that it Friends and relatives gathered in the would ha\-e iioen a homo run. As it :l)Wl,ljmd ilr .U!tt.i5 of Dr. gltj Mr.s.. r«chS evening, and a very? pleasant occasion was enjoyed by all. J Delicious refresh¬ ments wore soi-ved. * The Loyal Crusaders, of Cold Point Baptist church, hold a very success¬ ful monthly mooting and social Sat¬ urday evening. There was a large attendance, and an increased interest Is being engendered in the affairs of the successful organization. On Sund.ay Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Halloway, of Plymouth, entertained Harry Myers, of Bala, Alvin Rothen¬ berger, nf Norristown, wh. Is county representativo of the bureau of agri¬ culture, and tho Misses FUiz.abeth .and Jennie Richards, nf near Hickorytown. Mary Ravnos. the oldest person at Plymouth Moeting, .and doubtle^ss the oldest In Whitemarsh township, on Wednesday of this week quietly cele¬ brated hor n.ld birthday. She is hale and hearty, and takes ,a great delight in the care of her flower and vegetable garden. Among the deeds recorded In Nor¬ ristown on Thursda.v was one for a house and lot of land in Plymouth, from G. Stanton Trego tn Thomas Sinclair, both of Plymouth, $2500. Another roprosonted the sale of two lots of land in Plymioutli from Thomas Slncl.aJr to G. Stanton Trego, JKOO. On Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Wm. B. Richards, of near TTIckorytown, enter¬ tained Mr. nnd Mrs. David A. Schuyler, of Philadelphia, and their daughter, Mrs. Florence Armstrong, the Latter of whom haa .In."?! returned from a throe-years' trip abroad. She gave a most Interesting account of her travels. Theodore Weldomnnn and family moved Wednesday 'of last week from Philadelphia to their now bungalow near Hlckorj'town. He has .lust cnm- pletea the landscaping and grading about the propertv. Mr. Weidemann left on Tuesday for Detroit. Mich., where he Is png.aging in a new busi¬ ness venture. TTe expects to be away .about six niontha. Saturday evening a very pleasant surprise was tendered Mr. and Mrs. ("•harles Wood, nt Narcissa. bv the friends of Cold Point grange. About 3(1 guests assembled, nnd the event wns ns delightful ns it was wholly nn- oxpocted by the host and hostess, names and social Intercourse served 1r pass .a vorv pn,/ovablP evening and rofroshmpnts were Forved. The committee of fl(1.1uster3 of the Montgomery Mutnnl and the tlnlon Mutual Tnsuranco comnanfos, of Nor¬ ristown. met Fridnv nftornonn at the Davis .T. Webster place, nn the Ridge nikp. nnd vIewPd the destroyed barn, bouse ana othor pmnorty recently burned. On Mondav tho claim agent nf the Bonding R.allwav comnany was nn the promises, whore lie nlso nntod tiip loss incurrod bv tho recent flre. ThP blnzp Is said tn have started nn the rnnf of the hPusp bv n sfnrk frnm •1 passing freight InComntlvp. Tt Is be- Hevrd'thnt the InRurnncn cnrnpinies, thP railroad companv nnd Mr. Web¬ ster will roach nn amicable adjustment of the loss. (Continued on pag« 8) w.as, the ball struck tho wall so hard that it boimdod back almost to the infield and !ie got only ono base on it. Robinson, who is guarding the third station for tho .\inl>ler team, looks good. TluLS far his playing is all that can be expecfod nnd inf due time he will make a valualile player. The toeals. from a; Holding stand¬ point, look better this year than ever. Thoir only weakness appo.ars to be at tho bat, some of the younger players being "plate shy." This can be over¬ come, and no doubt will as soon as weather conditions are favorable for rrnctico o.ach aftornoon. With tho good lKitter.v work and fielding the home team now displays it will take a miglity good club tn defeat thom. and should tho bovs corrpct their faults .at tho plate, the supporters can con¬ fidently Inok fnrward to tho nine again being the host along the North Ponn among the school teams. GWYNEDD VALLEY. Dr. and Mrs. Edward W. Mercer last week entertained a house 'party of PhUadelphla friends at their beautiful country home, "Rosecroft," Gwynedd Valley. Among the guests were Miss Jennie L. Hay, Miss Kate B. Hay and Mrs. A. M. L. Morrison, and on Sat¬ urday evening they also entertained some Gwynedd Valley friends, among others being Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Vaux. Lee Kibblehouse was kicked in the eye by a horse on Friday, and the member has been very painful. The toll house will be vacated May 1 by Thomas Beideman, who will move to a house owned by G. W. Nor¬ ris, on the Evans road. The latter property will be vacated by George Magargle, who will move to another house owned by Mr. Norris recently vacated by Charles Mlnohen, who has moved into the dwelling house at Norris' garage. James Allison, of Ainbler, will move into the toll gate May 1. The Waterer family and Mrs. Wil¬ liam Dyer, of Philadelphia, motored through here Sunday afternoon. Salv.atoro Fuoti, crossing watch¬ man, spent S.aturday and Sunday In Reading. Thomas Miles nnd family havo come ¦out this week to spend the summer at thoir country home. Wyncote Poet Married in England. In London, England, Saturday, Ezra Pound, thn world-famous young Ather- Ican noct and critic, was married to Miss Dorothy Shakespear, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hope Shakespear, of No! 12 Brunswick Gardens. The young pnpt's parents arc Mr and Mrs. Homer Pound, of Wyncote, where he was born. He was pducated at the Chel¬ tenham high school and abroad, and through his remarkable poetical writ¬ ings and criticisms of the works of other writers has been conceded by lit¬ erary mon and publicists as the great¬ est American poet of today. One of his most striking efforts Is his "Can- znnl," a volume of unusual poems and translations dedicated to Miss Shakos- pear, the girl whom he married. 1.- rachai-fP V. Matfftoi!. if Ambler, and is .'in offlcer of the As¬ bestos .Shingle, Slate, and Sheathing Co. The tirido is Ihe only daughter of Rov. AVm. C. .Stiver, who was former¬ lv pastor of the Mt. Pleasant Baiitist church, of Amblor. Rl'.lLLEY-KEEXAN. Miss Anna Reilly, of Connaughtewn, and John J. Koonan, of Spring .Mill, wore married, Wednesdav afteriiMon, at 3..30, In St. Matthew's church. X number of friends and relatives \'. ere present. After a wedding trip, the couple will reside in Spring Mill. The groom is employed at tho l.oe Tire and Rubber plant:' He is a .-ion of Patrick Keenan. The brido has, for some time, iii ide hor homo with her aunt, Mrs. Griirin, in Connaughtown. ORELAND. Mr. and Mr.s. Charles Schneipp ¦ ii- tertained relatives from Philaddi'liia un Sunday. ' The Easter festival of the Sunday 'school, of Christ Ev. Lutheran chinoh, which had been postponed from 'ihe previous Sunday evening, took i lice last Sunday evening and was a \ ry pleasing event. The main room o! the church was beautifully decorati I in the colors of the season, which luliied to make the festival a success. 'I'he parts were well taken by the chil I ren in recitation, etc., which was pl( i^^ing to the large congregation that was present. Joseph Rothenberger, local postmas¬ ter, took the United States civil ser¬ vice examination on Saturday ai the Ambler postofHce. The Sewing circle will meet this Saturday afternoon at the home of Mrs. William Supplee. Nellie Pollock on Monday underwent a minor operation at the Norristown hospital. Mr.s. Joseph Fallows and daughters on Sunday were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Shuman, of near Willow Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Kay, of .Vm¬ bler, tisitod relatives here on Sunday. JARRETTOWN. Rov. A. B. Potorson, the .pastor of tho Methodist church, will hold two weeks of revival meetings commencing next Sunday. He will have a few former pastors to speak pn different evenings. The Ladies' Aid society will hold Ua monthly meeting Thursday evening, April 23, at *Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Engle's. Messrs. Albert and Walter Xioweg were Sund.ay visitors here. George Young nn^ family vif^Ited John Young, of Plymouth, who is 111 with pneumonia, on Sunday. Rov. Holston was a visitor witi: .Tohn Engle and family on Mond.ay. A number of farmers here sccnred their seed potatoes of the Hor.sham Farmers' club on Monday. Prontlsa Moyers and family mnved Intn Charlos B. Taylor's house on :\ron- day. Lineman Killed at Hatboro. Peter RolUey, 28 years old, was In¬ stantly killed, Thursday aften.oon, at Hatbnrn, when, while working nn a pole for the Bell Telephone company, his foot came In contact with a live wire, carrying over 2000' volts. Wis body fell to the ground, causini.^i a broken log and other injuries. lie does not seem to have heard thnt Senator Penrose, Dr. Brumbaugh and al.so Mr. Watson have expressed a d(>sire that any good man who con¬ siders himself qualiflod for any office I" be fliled shall como forward and tv limit his claims to the voters of the rty. Moreover, his reference to Mr. Wat- tiuon^as "an ificwknown candidate" is par- j- ¦'tlctiiiarTy'-ijhhflpp.v^-sinc^'iXr. Watsptr was well known In tho district when Mr. Strassliurger was wearing .^hort trousers. Tn t°96« , IMr. Strassburger then being ahout 1" years old. Mr. Watson, already a successful business man nnd lawyer. Svns a candidal" for the congressional nomin.ation. vhich even then was thoii,t;lit bv many In be- lon.g under the rule of rotati"n to Bucks county. Mr. Watson received the hearty support of his home com¬ munity, but yielded gracefully lo the majority sentiment of the cninenfion and gave his influence to tho Afont- gomery county candidate who contin- usod to represent the district in con- gross until a Montgnmor.v countv De-- jnocrat succeeded him four years ago. The sontimpnt of tho county cnm- mittpo on tliis pnint is indicated by a letter which haa boon sent to Mr. Strassburger by Ernost TT. Tfarvey, of Woodburn. rnmmittoomnn fnr tho election district In whicii ^NTr. Watson resides. Mr. Harvey. In his letter to Mr. Strnsshnrgpr, advises the aspir¬ ant frnm Gwynedd in nnmistakahio terms to ncquaint himself thoroughly with the Ipttor nnd spirit nf the prim- nry law. nnd with tho politicnl spirit of the times; and dwells omphaticnlly upon thp clnim of Bucks countv for tho nomination bv the Ropiihlican par¬ ty thia year. Hp assorts that Strass- burgpr has "slandorod" the Republi¬ can party by his intimntinn thnt "all or a majority" of the voters nf that faith can be "forced" to dn any 'nne p.artionlar thing, omphnsizing particu¬ larly thp saliont pnint that "under the new primarv Inw nno man's veto Is na good a*s anv other man's." Hp re¬ minds Mr. Strassburgor thnt Mr Wat¬ aon wns snmp years ngn an nspir.ant fnr congroRsional hnnnrs. and siim- marlzps his sontimont in nno torso sontpnce, which heads: "My slncoro bollpf is that tho best mnn will win, find T hnvp n docidodlv clear idea a* to whn thp host man is." Tn the meantimp Mr Watson is im¬ proving pvory nnssildo mnmcnt by car- rving his actIvitIo» tn all parts nf tho Eighth di.strict. TTe has, within the last spvpn davs, visitod mnny precincts in Montgnmorv cnnntv. mooting tho buslnoss men nnd thP vntors nliko nn an pqunl attitude: nnd rcpnrts frnrn pvprv aectlnn nf the ontiro Eighth district ponvov nothing but nhsnliitolv Pnonurnging aontimonts in fnvnr nf tho nsnIr.atI:nnR nf the Lnnglinrno business man nnd lnw>'or. GWYNEDD. X'urman Black, who was thrown ol'f his motorcycle last week, -was unable to go to work for several days and consocujently bis blacksmilh shop was closod. .Mr. Wilsim. of White Oak farm, has piindiasod a pair of lino horses. John Hoffman, farmer for Col. Good¬ man, put in a lield of spring rye last week. F. H. White visited his country home on S.aturday. C. O. Beaumont and family visited their country place on Saturday. The trolley switch, north of Wm. Penn inn, has been opened through. Mr. Russidl visitod his country home this week. 1. 1). tlelzoir has been painting and papering his country' homo, which he will shortly occupy. Wm. G. Just has boen resurfacing a number of the t-ownslpip roads. Thomas Baldwin and l^imiiy wiil movo out to their cnuntr^ home this weelc. 1 A. Mitch£41,.rgalnier 4yj_4.i^?ance Mc ' ook .lay. ¦ ¦• The Friendly club of Gwynedd mot FIREMEN BANQUETED. Annual Occasion of County Fire- men'sAssociation. .^ Pleasing Event Held at Willow Grova —Nearly 200 Present — Addresses Augur Well for Incieassd E/ficiency and f»1ore Powerful Apparatus. Almost 20U lire-lighlers irum PhU¬ adelpnia, Delaware, Bucks una Mont- jjonioi'y countiiH asscinulcd al tho Mineral Sjirinys liolel. Willow Grove, last Salunlay evening to atlend the fifth unniial banijuct of llio Firemen's Association of Monigunicry county. The event wa.s the largest and most interosliijg yet held by ihu association and proved a record breaker to tho othor bantiuets and reunions. There were many men ijresont prom¬ inent in lire circles. Chief among these were: Fire Marshal Malony, Chief Murphy, Dei)uty Chief Davis, Battalion Chiefs Welsh, liarrott and Loilliead, all of the Pliiladelphia Firo dcparlinonl. Mr. Malony gave a most interesting account of what has been accomplished In Philadelphia by tho department and a general talk on the prevention of fires. Chief Barrett gave an interesting talk on llie "Im- l)ro\-od Methods of Fighting Fires." "Etficiency" was anotlier of the sub¬ jects discussed by the speakers of tho evening. Among others who made in¬ teresting addresses were Joseph T. Foulke and Harold G. Knight, of Am¬ blor. Tho invited guests beaides those al¬ ready menli<inod wore: President,. Charles Salin and Secretary George D. Craig, of the Delaware County Fire¬ men's association; President Oliver Myers, of the newly organized Bucks County i'"iremon's association, and the Rev. J. B. C. .Maekie, of Edge Hill, chaplain of the Montgomery associa¬ tion. Secretary How.ard A. Foster, of tho Montgomery c.ounty body, "was toast- mqsler of the evening, and he also, with Andrew Graharni the newly elected president of tlie association, and George li. Clay, made the arrange¬ ment f(u- the banquet and reunion. Ono of the most pleasing features of the evening, and one whicii showed the respect and esteem in which the founder and organizer of the Mont¬ gomery county association is held by the members, \ias the presentation of .a handsome Masonic ring lo the re¬ tiring president, Paul Jones, of Hat¬ boro. who. on tho evening of Janu.ary 21, 1909, set in motion a movement re¬ sulting in tho splendid organization which today represents the Firemen's Asaociation of Montgomery county. For five years Mr. .Tones was the president of the association .and his? rptiromont from olfice was tlie cause of much regret amon.g tho mombors. IMONTGOIVIERYVILLE. Mr. and Mrs. Johif Kibblehouse ami family and Mr. Whito and Miss Mary lunch at A', m. .Ponn inn on Tues- family. Mr. and, Mrs. Willing Weidner spent Sunda>' with .Mr. and .Mrs. Rjiymond Tuesday aftern..on at tho home ofi^veidnor and son. of Prospectville. .Iorence Jenkins. Women in Li era-, The Epworth league will hold f , ture w-as tho general subject Int-dli- ,,,eetl„g at the homo of Misa Harriel gentl.v discussed I'V the members. ThO' famfius women nmolists .md tho poets w^oro .given, and a poem by Mrs. Browning waa rend. Miss Anna Da¬ gor, ni Amiiler. fa' ored with a vocal selection, and current events wore dis¬ cussed, 'i.v Mar.v Anna Jenkins. Bertha Stannard's Will. Tn her will probated, Mrs, Bertha E. Starfnard, late nf ri.vmouth, dirocts that her estate shall bo hold In tni.st hy the Norriatown Trust cnmpany. find that tho income theronf shall bi- nsed In the educntinn of hor three daughtera. Mnrv A.. ^ EdiC R-. fim' Mabel. She directs thnt nil sh.aU at¬ tend a proparntorv schnnl under tlio Society nf Frienda. 'The husbnnd. Lewis J., If he doos not dosi'-e tn elect ^y the provisions nf the will, can rn- oetve only such a share ns will he due him under the law. Burned in Heater Explosion, fn an explosinn nf a gas heater fit the home of Charlos O. I'^niger, at Abington Wednesdav morning, Wil¬ liam- Klrklv, a aorvant, was hurled across the laundrv and - orcly burn¬ ed In tho face and eves. He wns tak¬ en tn the Jewish hospital. The px- Ploslon was due to the pilot liprht leak¬ ing and-the accumulated pns catching ¦when Klrkly lighted a match. Church League Organized. Representatives from Jenkintown, Xorth Wales, Flouruwn' and Ambler met in the Boys' club building al Amblor on Tuesday evening and or¬ ganized tho North I^eiiii Churcii league with the following teams as members: Jenkintown, and C. E. Smith and John Flourtown; Ambler, L;oys' Brigade; Ambler Baptist and Xoiih Wales Bap¬ tist. The teams were icprescnted by .\". B. Smith, .Vorth Wales; Morris \\^alker, Amblor; Dr. li. G. Wildrick, Ambler; E. Lester and C. F. Kindt, Jenkintown and C. E. Sinith and John Wheeler, Flourtown. Tho league or¬ ganized by the selection id' C. E. Smitii as temporary chairman and Dr. R. G. Wildrick as temporary secretary. A resolution was adopted iiolding open the election of teams, as it is believed that the sixth te*im for the league can be secured. To govern the playing of games, American lt>aguo rules were adopted. The dates for opening and closing games were left in the hands of the schedule committee who are Dr. R. G. Wildrlck, N. B. Smith and John Wheeler. The same committee will act as a committee on rules or bylaws of the league. While this com¬ mittee has full power to act in the matter, nevertheless in order to In¬ sure the success of the league they were instructed to embody the follow¬ ing rules: "The number of players al¬ lowed to be signed by each team shall be not more than 20, and no new play¬ er shall be allowed to play with any team unless his name is presented two weeks In advance." Another im¬ portant rule adopted was that each team is to be under the control of the pastor of the church which It repre¬ sents in the league and he Is to see that no compens.atlon Is given or of¬ fered to any player of his team. The leaguo adopted the rule also nf allnw- Ing no new pl.ayors to participate four weeks prior to the close of tho season. Tt waa announced at the moeting that a handsome oup will be oftered to the tenm winning the chnmplonshlp. Tho next mooting of tho loagup will bp callod na soon ns the schedule nnd rules committee is ready to make its report. Heacock Withdraws. Tt hns been announced thnt State Senator Joseph Heacnck. of Wyncote. has withdra-wn from the race for the Democratic nomination to congress from the Eighth district, comprising Bucks and Montgomery countiea. When the Wyncoto senator declined a ronomlnatlnn to the state sonnte It waa with the conceded Intention of en¬ tering the congrpsslnnnl fight against CongrpssThan Robert E. Difenderfer. Tn duo time the Hon pock annonnne- -ment was made. Then Harry Grim. Bnoka countv lnw>-or, fntTnally enter¬ ed tho fight fnr thn nnmlnation ngalnat Difenderfer, believing, it Is said, that Grim's chancos can/ bP materl.aliv strengthened. Heacock haa got cut of the way of the Bucks countlan. bytPry in the Lower Prov ' byterlnn ohiirch. Jefferson Clnlr. nf .A.m'i;' 'his mother, Mrs. Marg.ire' Sunday. Mr. nnd Mra. .Tnhn Clee'- grtieats several friends frnn- on Sunday. Pre ir, o:. i^ a let Service t'his Saturday evening. r>eslie Ho.'poll purchased a new team last week. Mr. and Mrs. Iveisel Smith, of North Wales, are soonding a few weeks with Mr. and Mr.s. Walter Service and fam¬ ily. Enri Buzby and Isaac Hackler vis¬ ited friends at Lower Providence on Sunday. B. F. Danehower, of Springhouse, visitod friends at MontgonieryvUle on Friday. Morris Walters, our beef butcher, killed 21 cows and l.^ calves for mar¬ kot last week. rharlos Schedoll has sold his pro¬ perty to a city party. He with his family will move to Jacksonville, Florida, May 1. The teachers' meeting was held at the Montgomeryville school on Friday. Tt was largely attended. C. IT. Young, tho local blacksmitls and wheelwright, has constructed a dump cart for R. M.- Cameron, of Phil¬ adelphia. Arthur Frotz is havin.g a new fence erected about tho rear of his hotel pro¬ perty. JTrs. Arthur Frotz, who haa been III for some timo, has sufficiently recov¬ ered to bp ahout again. A call has been issued for a public meeting tn bo held in the high school building on Wednesday evening, April 29, at <! o'clock, to consider and decide the centralization of the schools of the townahip. Every resident interested ahould bo present to exipross his or her viewa of thia important question. Thp Brothprhood of Andre\V ai^d Phillip of Bophm's Reformed church held its regular monthly mooting in the recreation room of the church. Junior C. E. meeting Saturday af¬ ternoon at 2.30 o'clock. Rev. .Tamoa I. Good, D. D., of Phila¬ delphia, preached an excellent sermon In Boohm's Reformed church nn Sun¬ day morning on the text, "Thv Soul." Tn the evening Dr. Good give a most Interesting talk on "Tndla." Misses Pannie M. and T'Cntherine A. Miller .attended the 10th wedding anni¬ versary of Mr. and Mrs. T^dnard But¬ ler in Germantown on Tuesday even¬ ing. About 50 guests wero present. John Preston hag had oloctric lights Installed in his residence. Mias Angeline Jones, whn died on ^^onday morning, wna brnuo-ht by her pnrents to the farm, on which sho re¬ sided, when but six months nf ago, hav¬ ing lived there for 85 years and six months. i^ Mr. and Mr.a. Harold . TTnov^r spent Sunday with Mr, and Mra Tnhn Pres¬ ton. T=YIend.<» from Phllndp'n'>'n visited Enns Roberts, Sr., and fnm"-- en .Sun¬ day. Bayard TT. Livingston boi."-hf a cnv; at tho MoTCoan sale nn M'^'^'-v Mra. William Clepland' ""e-dod recent meeting of the -W'^'en's Mi.^' slonary Roclety of PhIi.T''.-'"'T'M Pre:- i'l had as ¦>• k Lane ./
|Title||The Ambler Gazette 19140423|
|Title||The Ambler Gazette 19140423|
fHE Ambler Gazette.
VOL XXXll.-NO. 17
amble:r. pa.. Ari^iL 23. 1014.
Sl.2.5 A YEAR
COLD POINT AND PLYMOUTH.
happenings of Local Interest to Our Readers.
CAKtJl^l.N'E M. l.ALM'Ut.
Caroline M., wile of IJdwin E. Lauer, I'iieii 1 riduy tit 8.45 p. m., at her lionie, .vlontfioniury a venue, I'ttrt Washinj^tun, atttr a long iiUiess, In tlie G.'nh year 'li htr age.
Tne deceased, who was the daUKlilur ni tne . late Benjamin and Margaret Smith, was Ijorn, Dee. la, Islu, al .Mneslown, now a part of Philadeliihia, and was one of seven children, ot uluini the following .survive: .Mary, wife of J':