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Our Town September 8, 1923

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VOLUMEIX,NUMBER
48
NARBERTH,PA.,SATIJIit.li\Y,SEPTEMBER
8,
1923
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PRICETHREECENTS
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SchoolBoardVacancy
IS
OnlyLocalContest
his
Saturday
will
see
two
big
tus"
sds,
bath
'On
our
Ioocnl
diamond.
At
1.30
P.
M.
Narberth
will
g'O
tothe
mutwith
Bala-Cynwyd.
Narberth,
Balnand
Berwyn
/lire
in
a
d e a d ' l o ~ k
for
ltighhQnors,
and
thisgame
will
be
:J
hummer.
After
BaLn-CYll'wyel
is
safely
dis·pused
of,
QUI'
boys
wiill
tunl
tothePaoli
n.g,greg>ation,
whoQ
furnishted
anupseton
Mlondayhj"
handingthe
s t r o n ~
Bala-Oynwyd
tea.ma
lemon.
We
see
thatthe
publie'ilty
man
for
the
Lall
elub
has
made
reference
to
the
fam()us
Paoli
1IlJUssalCre.
W
e11-i
t
may
uot
he
a
mlUlSacre,
,but
it
w;lI
be
a.battll(>.
Last
weok-end
llO.W
Narberth's
lng·
gestseries
ofball
games.On
Saturday
w-e
journeyedtoBala·Cynwyd
and
reo
tunJedmith
the
s('alps
of
the
twin
('it'iesplaj"e:rs
hangingtoour
heltlt,
swinging
hll{'k
and
forthgailyto
a
1
O ~ 5
rhythm.The
go.m'e
ran
toseven
innillg>!
withaffairs
sb.'l.nding
at
a
5-5
leV'('1.
l'}Jcn
iN
arbel"tlu
Ibroke
through,
and
wh'ile
Eppa
Yowe1l
kept
thelid
on
our
lrosts,we
ran
through
for
five
moretallies.
E'l1eh
t e : ~ m
g>ot
seven
hits
during
the
gllme,
but
Vocke
I
's'g-enerosity
with
hee
pas!Ot'S
,provedeostly
to
Ba
In
·Cyn·wyd.
. J e f f e r i ~ ,
th£'
formerPrinceton
stHr,'had
three
h,its,
inrlu,ling
ahllme
runand
a
triple.
A
wonderful
r u n n i n ~
('atch
by
ClUlrlcs
Barkerwiththe
bases(Continued
on
Page
3)
:N
a
rberth
is
the
fucal
point
of
wolla
tis
prohably
tho(J
bi.ggest
po
kieiJca
I
scral)in
the
history
of
Montg.omery
Oounty.
The
divisi<mis
rutherclear.
The!'e
are
twoslates,
one
madeup
and
sup
ported
hythe
present
O()unty
Leader,
Oharles
J'Ohn1ton,
theother
under
the
,lireetionofoursilver·tonguedtownsman,
i:ienator
Fletcber
W.
Stite-s..
Both
sides
are
indulging
in
the
uaualtommy-rot
l1Ibiou.t
cleanerpolities,
boss
oon
trol,
contractor
ruLe,
etal.,butto
the
unbionsed
observer,
thefIghtseems
tobe
a
clear-cut
&Crap
between
twomen
batHing
for
the
political
control
of
M o n ~ g , J n ; e J : r
Counl:;.
Narbo'lh,
j n ~ t
week,
WIIS
the
subject
of
a
barrage
of
hundre.l.'
l;
copies
of
onll
ofthe
'townshipnewspapers,
settingforth
in
cleal"alH!
unmistakable
language
tileresem
hl
..
lIlee
eyf
Mr.
Stitesto
M{lchliavelli.
Satan,
theVares,
and
any
other
buga
boo
they
could
rake
up.
Its
very
ex
tra\'aganee
made
the
stuff
laughable.
On
the
otherband,
w'Orkers
fur
the'
other
I<ido
nrcholding
up
the
halo
of
('INul<'t
politics,'
which
talk,though
'rha:psa
little
more
pleasant
to
read,und
P 0 8 ~ ' 8 s e d
of
a
triflemore
dignity,
is'
also
to
he
reJegat('{l
to
thelandof
Bunk.
It
is
hard
forNarhcrth
to
choose
her
course
in
this
CoO-:m:ingprimary.
In
polities
it
~ e r n s
to
bea
capital
offensetovote
for
men
insteadoffor
JOHN
F.
BEB.KELBAOK
orguni7M'lti'ODs,
but
that
,,;11
undoubted-
.Jlollll
F.
Berkelbac.k,
o ~
2L2
Wuynl'
ly
happen
tJci5
time.
Ingeneral,the
Avenue,died
on.TUCl,day
morning,
uf-
Boorugh
is
back,of
FletcherStitcs.
He
_\
tel'
a!il'Ilg-illnotl8.
Hewas
76yoearsiii,
~
'loyal
Narberth.
e'iMzell,
.a
fo\,mer-
'of'
:l'ge;'
-"
..'
".
"."
-.,
nurgesil,
.n.ow
i & r o ~ g h
S o J . i c i t o ~ .
H ~
Mr.
,Berkellbeek,
who
"-as
'born
inwasfur
many.
years
Narberth's
star
Philadelphia,
was
a
widower.He
had
baseball
plollyer.
He
speakswell
and
made
his
home
with
Mr.
and
Mrs.
A.oft.eubefoNl
our
public
gatherings,
nnd
H.
Wilson
eVer
since
their
marriage.ispersonallyliked
by
hisfeIrow
eiti
anel
nJ!o.ved
to
Narberth
13
years
ll4t
0
z ~ n l ' .
withthem.
So
far,
SO
g.ood.
ButNarberth
lUiS
He.'
wus·
employed
by
the
PbJilud.e1·a
feeling
ofloyalty
ilor
BOrne
ofthe
phia
!'bst
Office
forover
40
years,
re-
t o w n ! l h ~
m'C:II,
and,finds
that
Benjamintiring
a
fewyenrs
ag'O.
In
addition
F.
Slaw,
of
Cynwyd,
a
man
wiothafine
to
belonging
to
several
organiuvtioQns
r , ~ c ( ) f d ,
ison
the
.fohnS'On
ticket·
forofPost
Office
employees,
Mr.Berkel-
.:-lheriff,
while
Wm.
G.
Frankenfield
foQr
backwus
a
n H ~ m b e r
of
Rising
Star
Regist,er
of
Wills,
another
local
rondid
MasonicLodge,
N'O.
126.
He
was
a
ate,
isa
~ t i t e s
man.
That
mea.ns
for
me-mber
of
thle
Narberth
P r e ~ b y t e r i a n
n-nnY,a
split
,ticket..
Church.
O ~ e
{'an
u ~ l I y
read
the
county
}{r.
Berkelback
-is
survivedby
apolitoical
p : u p e ~
anf!come
out
dazed
nn,l
hrOother,
MT.
Ohnrles
Berkelback,of
disgusted.
HQ\'I"t!yer,we
ean
hunt
forPittsburgh,onedaughter,
Mrs.
A.
H.many
moolls
andnot
finel
a
more
frank
WHson,
and
'twograndchildren,
Mi!!>'
and
enlightening"
ankle
than.
that
l.ubDorothy
Elizabeth
Wil90D
and
'Mr
..
Tohnfished
lust
,,-('ek
bythe"'Main
liner,"
Berkelback
Willlon,
both
residents
ofof
:A
rdm'ore.A
pretty
clear
vilew
of
Narberth.the
whole
lI'ituation
ean
be
'found
in
Th'e
funeral
wasbeld
y>l'lSterday
af-
thearticle,and
we
arere-printing
it
ternoon,
being
oondoueted
bythe
rever-
this
w'Cek:
end
JohnVan
Ness.
'Interment
Wll8
nt
NorthwoodCemetery,Philadelphia.R.Evans,
of
of
last
week
---:
l\l.r.JuliuS'
Beek,
a
former
r.esident,visite(],
Narberth
on
Wednesday.
~ l r s .
H.
B.
Spe-e,l
and
her
eMldrenhave
returned
tlO
tl1£<ir
homeon
Ohest·
nut
Ave.,
after
B'Pcnding
the
summerin
l\lernphis,
Tenn.
_"'iA*J
Among
the
pllssengers
who
sailed
on
theMmlehuriaonThursdaywereMrs.NormanJefferies
::lIId
1\[iss
.Tl1ne
We'ilL
man,
ofNarberth.
l\[r.'
and
Mrs.
O.
H.
Gravesand
theirtwo
cJhil-drenw:ill
'retumSunday
from
a
month's
<"lIJmping
trip
at
Lake
Winnepesauke.
Mr.
and
Mrs.
rsal}or
Miller,
of
Mer
ionAve.,have.retuTneel
from
a
month'sstayat
Ocean
City,
N.
J.
~ l r
..
John'V'ine,
uf
Shhley
Road,
isRa·ltimore,
~ { d . ,
on'business.){r.
and
Mrl'.
Clarenco
Allen
andtheir
two
chil<1ren,
of
~ f e r i o n
Ave.,
ha"ereturned
from
a
two
weeks'stay
ill
the
PO<'()Il'O
l\lollntaills.
~ l r .
andMrs.
M.A.PhliUi.py
und
)[r.
and
Urs.
Donalc!J
Phillipy,of
Cham·
h e ~ b u r g ,
PIt.,
spent
t ~ e
past
wl'Ckin"Ial\berth,
thegllests'Oftheirsister,
Mrs.R(}hleyA.
Warner.
~ [ r .
alld
Mrs.
W.
D.
l'ri('e
Ave.,spelltpaJ.'tin
New
Y'<)rk
City.
Dr.
and
)[rs.Harry
Hartley
han
retumedfrom
a
trip
to
Oce-nn
Oity.
Mrs.
R.
E
..
Tefferis
und(laughterEve
lyn,
ofForest
Ave.,
are
inAtlantie
City
thisl
week.
6
1\11.
and
~ I r s .
J.
Robt.
MeOoy,
of
203
Chestnut
Ave.,
almOllllce
the
cn·gagcment
oftheirdaughter
Miss
Made,
lineY.McOoy
to
Mr.
George
Laird
Hiddle,
of
Norristow'n,
Pa.
:\11'.
and}frs.W.
~ .
Weideman,of
W ~ ' l l l l e \ \ ' o o d
Avenue,
are
receh'ing
f'ongra
tulati'ons
oQn
,thebirthof
a
' ~ ~ l u ~ h t ( ' r ,
Allnn
: \ [ a ~ ,
on
August
28th.
~ ( r .
audMrs
.•
Tamet!l
E.Tol'an,
of
lOl
1'I'i"e
A
venue,
a r ~ - b e i n g
congratulated
on
the
'birth
jof
a
daughter,
Katharine
May.
I
Urge
Pur-
Tickets
A1.r
EA
VBB.FOBD
(Oontinued
on
.
Page
6)
TO
LAY
O O ~ R S T O N E
Plansare
being'completed
for
an
eln,borate
se;viooon
Sunday,
Sept.16th,
at
whiich
the
cornerstone
of
the
new
Baptist
Churoh
building
0011
be
laiel.
All
ofthe
ProtelftantChurehes'
(If
N9rbcrth
",11
ha\'e
a
part
in
the
e.'Cercises
as
wellasneighboringBa
tist
Churches
and
officials
ofthe
Phil
adelphiaand
State
iBnpbist,lOonven
tions.
'1'he
en
tire
C()inIllunlty
is
in
vited
to
attend
theservice
'Which!
will
be
at
2.30an
theafternoon.
Details
will
be
announee:d
later.
You
may
Il'Ot
have
heard
about
it,
lout
there
is
going
to
be
aperfornulIH'euf
the
Ghautauqua
right
hereinXarberth.We
arenot
.g.oing
iI'.NI
the
vari
ous
rensons
'Why
theChautauqua
is
an
a'set
to
the
IUltion,beeaUl'e
if
you
d'On't
know
H
nowyon
never
will.
There
is
one
thing
and
'One
thing
alone
that
wehave
not
let
out;
sav:ing
it,
as
itwere,
as
a
juicy
morsel
forthe
fillal
gull:Sena
torStites
w'ill
Ill<ake
theopeningspeech!Gentlemen,hush!
In
the
pust
we
have
made
fee,ble
attempts
to
presentfor
your
delectation
vn.ri'Ouschoice
drawing
eard's
but
all
of
thempale
befQre
this.
'rotheaverage
Nar
hitI',
the
knowle<1ge
that
heisa.bout
tohear
"our
own
Flicker"
in
actionis
('n'Ollgh
tomnkehim
c·ome
running.The
fa'"
that
~ I r .
S t i t l ~
opens
the
perf'Orm'an!'l'
augurs
well
for
its
success.
A
fter
m a n ~ '
growl"
lind
lIlU
rmu
rings
from
the
guarantors
(R.
I.
P.),the
,ite
of
the
fut.ure
Lutheran
Churchwas
('hOSi'Il
asthe
IIlKlst
adovantagoollls
10
rationforthe
w-ell
known
big
br'Own
tent.
As
you
kno'\\'
the
groundiswell
Jl'velled
and
shouldbe
just
th'e
place.
At
thejunctureof
Nar:berth
and
'Vood
hineAvenues,
it
should
be
CQn\'enientto
all.
ODin!::
off
onan'Other
wild
tangent,
ourminds
arediverted
to
those
ten,
triptick6ts
again;andtheidea
came
tous
thatNarberth
-is
considered!awell
formed
communityand
amenable
to
the
appeal
of
"teamplay."
That's
a
nieethought,
isn't
it?
Thefact
that
Mr.
andMrs.
Franki
R.
Alb'wtt
anddaughter,Dbroth,·,
ha\k
retumed
from
thirty-tW'O
of
our
citizens
sta.ked
their
'"
hard-earned.
JIlIOney
'on
this
supposition
Wildwood,
.N.
J...:>:
t:
~ : e , S i : : l ; : g
f:;
~ t 1 ; ~ i t ~ : e l ~ ~ ; : : : ~ i ~ : t ~
.
' : ' ~ ' . " . - : ; : : ! : : : : : ; ' ~ ~ t ' ; i
-,".
.
.'
the
part
of
'OurneigbJbors.
Ten
trips
~ { I ' ' ' .
H.
C.
Fennohadas
her.guestsfor
three
dollars.
Youcan
pick.
any
last
week
Mil'.
and
),{rs.
RoyFord.night
audknow
that
you
h - ~ l v e
a
ticket.
Itwin
not
-be
n(!l('ess:u:y
to
shake
down
the
b.aby'8
bank
at
the
last
minute
to
pay
at
thegate.
There
Ilrcsale."men
on
the
roadnowsellingthese
tentriptickets-BllPporttheguarantors
by
huying
fr(lm
them.Be
g'Ood'
'sports!
Miss
Ruth
Haws
h13S
heen
dO'ing
wonders
in
lining
up
the
younger
ell"
m'ent.
All
S'OrtJs
ofthingsare
plnl1lJed
for
thlCm.
Inthe
.first
place,
there
is
Guarantorschase
0/
Season
T h 0 1 D ~ B . o t
TIle
uswJ,1
poli1lical
"poison
pen"
stuffbegnnInl'tweek,opening
the
Re-
REPAIRINGPAVEMENTS
publlican
Primary
"Campaign
in
l\{oQnt-
Durin;g
the
last
week
or
so,
Borough
!!'oml'ory
County.One
CQuld.
pick
up
the
Council
Imsserved
notilles
on
131
prollveruge
Repu.bl,it>an
county
newspapererty
owners,
to
repair
their
mdewnlks,
and
ejnenlate,
"Here
we
are
agnin.
Charles
Girvin,
'Of
the
Narberth
Po-
b
tt
seur,s
orgu
er.
The
Bllme
Clld
bunk."lice
·F'orce,
is
baek
on
the
job
after
a
Th'
Ib
·-h
f
ti
sIte
.
IS
arge
al>':'
0
noceromp
e ~ .
Sameold
Solemn
wnrRing
s;sa.me
01(1
two
weeks'
vacatioon,
spent
at
Atlanticthe
pr(}gram
mapped
outlastyear
1>j'
"near
liJbelous"
eommentB
on
eiVeilts
Th
dfhfl\{City.
aM
Lancaster.
NicholasDeBonathe
Highway
06mmJittee.Asurvey.'.e
procee
rom
te
storv
0
r.
llnd
per90nalitre8;
Blame
oldlies;
same
ill
also
back
on
dutynfter
n
week's
ill--
m
die
f
ev
t.N.
Alfred
M.
OoIUn
'llexper.ienoo'in
Africa,
"as
a
0
ery
proper
y
III
ar·
old
hnlf·tl"ltl>hos.
Snmeoldmud.
given;
at
·the
MenonOrieket
Club,ness.
herth;
andbundreds
of
Ii'Otices
have
It
is
becoamng
i n c r e n s i ' r t g ~ y '
apparenfHaverford,
on
Sepfember
20tbJ1923,
n:t
been
served!f.or
repair
work.
that
diriypropaganda
is
8
~ ' ~ n k
wea-
8.1'5,
will
!be
furthe
benefit
o{the
TheRev.Loyal
Y.Gl'Ilhnm,wH.b
hisThe
completlion
ofthe
work
ordered
pon
in
apolfiJtical
c a m p a i g n ~
Only
the
MtLin
Line
IOitizens'Assoolatio
u.
wifeand'
daughter,
of
Newark,
N
.•
T.,
in
the
.
recent
loto!
noticeswillresult
incorrigible
persistenoo
ofpolitical
~ d i -
havebeen
visiting
l\fr.
and
Mrs.
J'ohn'
all
'd
......
1·-
'L_"
1h
Mr.
OolJlins
does
not
.need
an
intro-
III
Sl
em.
""
lre'lDg
III
g'OO(
S
",pI'
tOl'S
in
a
belief'
that
the
'pUblic
is
stupid
ductl(}n
to
the
:Main
Line.
H i ~ t 1 i 1 k s
K.
Ketcham.
be-fore
the
opening
of
winter.
('an
Moount
.forita
continueduse
.are.
~ r c m e m ! l J e r e d :
.Withgrent
pleasuJ,'c.
The
smi-est.
!l'eatureof
las1l'iv'eek's
This
"African
·E:rperll.enee"
is.
mus_'
BairdOaldWcllm]Jreturnnext
week
NEW
PAINTER
.
output
oil'
bunk.
Wa,8the
i d l e ~ f l J l l t
' ~ ~ e
t
rll'te'd.
an',".··
one'
t'hnt
,·the.
adult'
s
willen.
to
Mouilt
Hermon
School,'
East
North-
.
'..
Ul
~
Mr.N.R.
PeacOillk,
with
'Mrs.
Pea-
groupof
p o o l 1 t i c i a ~ 8
is
T)ettet'
than
aD.
J
oy
·and·.,thecb'lld';""K
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Annual
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:\arberth
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andthe
Rillgles
completedthe
6ellli·finals.
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arethe
suniv<ors
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will
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it
out
this
afternoon.
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some
prophe·
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hy
put
bing
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Bob
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in
the
semi·
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Lane
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Frank
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havereached
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eud
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the
semi.finalsand
finals
still
to
beplayed.
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summllryof
the
gamesplayeu
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far
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Fretzheat
H.
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6-3.
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beat
C.
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DR.
KING
FOR
ToRE
SCHOOL
BOABJ>
Qua'
TOWN
To
theEditorof·
"Our
'1'owu,n:
Anarticle
in
theSeptember
8th
is
sue
of"'Oollier's
Veekly,"
"Is
There
II
Placefor
Your
('hild1",
hus
remind
ed
me
of
the
impOI·tane'e
o·f
our
own
Narberth
.sehool
problems
which
wHI
~ o n f r o n t
us
for
sOlne
timeto
oomo.
Our
"ch'oolpopuln
t)j-on
is
to
be
better
aecommodntedwith
the
opening
of
t.henew'school
term
tJ.an
for
some'time
past
duetothe
cOllsolidntiion
of
a1'0r-tionof
the
highschool
withLower
~ [ e r ~ o n .
But
within
a
short
timeour
Fch·oo!
board
will
~ g a , i n
beconfrontedwiththe
ne-cesSity
forproviding
addi-
t:ional
:facilities
either
through
lIewhuilcling
here
or
further
eonS'olidntiollII'ith
Lower
Merion.
Because
of
this
\'ital
problem
it
re
lImins
ror
thevoters
of
;'\
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tu
maintainits
Reho)1
&ard
at
the
high·I'Stpossiblepoillt
of
efficiency.
Atthe
prinwlI-iest.his
mOl]
~ h
we
wiH
select
anominee
for
elrrtiun
inKO\'cmher
to
'I
\'nl'all('Ywhi('h
"tillexist
on
the
~ " h o o l
Board.1'herp
isonp
can,;idatefor
this
nom
inationwhounqu"91iOl1ahlyis
quali
lied
for
tllis
important
o f f i - ~ e .
Dr.
LeRoying
hy
virtueof
his
training
and
ex
perience
is
a
pedagogical
l l u t h · o r i t ~ ·
whp
if
110minated
and
dected
to
the
~ a r 
herth
RehoolBoa
l'(!
woull!
sen'e
the
Iwstint'l'rests
of
the
Borough.
Dr.
King
thrpug-h
his
p ~ i t i f ) ; l
nsAsso('iatl1dDi
r e ~ t n r
of
Admini'<lmtion
at
the1'ni-
"prsityof
Pennsyh-ania,hecanseofhis
I
horol1gh
~ n o w l t ' . l g e
of
edu('a
tipua!
lIll'thofls
and
lndllll.ni,tratioltgllined
by
Iil'st
handpersonalinve
,tigation
as
a
J11em-her
of
the
Pilll'hotcomJ11itteeInst
.n·ar,
has
an
expel·i
.
,ltce
whith
wouldhe
"aluable
to
the
('on,lnet
of
our
Rchoo!
affairs.
Dr.
King
hnsaju,lnNll
mindcapnhle
of
welg-hi.J\'g-
informntion
nndre..'lch.ing
important
deeisiolls.
Hispoint
of"iew
is
alwaystheresult
of
knowledge;
he
noheres
to
hi,.
opinionsand
fights
for
hisidens
w'hich
H"e
never
hnsed
on
theory
hut
on
ddinitc'ly
estn,blished
4----
acts.
Oil
allY
matters
Dr.
Killg's
ac
tion
w ~ u l d
ll'ot
~
I'
ctomillllt.ed
byany
iniliviuunlor
grou11,
butby
hlis
oblign
ti'OlI
tointelligentlyser\'e
the-
best
in
terestsofthepeo!,!e
of
"Narberth.
Y ~ e w i n g
th..e
~ ( ~ e
of
school
director
nsnon-1lartis'iili,!br.
K . ' i n t ~ ·
isn
caudid
ate
'on
,hoIth
the
Re;pu,blcrMnnndDemoc
ratic
ti('kets.We
l''Ould
not
dobetterthan
(1)
nominate
Dr.
King
at
theprimaries
and
thns
give
ourselives
thl'opportunlity
of.
electinghim
to
the
im
portant
'Office
he.
iswilling
to
assume.
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of
uswho·wiih
our
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Edit·or
of
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Onr
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1 ( 1 , ' u l I " i l ' ~
circulnr,
T e ( ' e n t ! ~ ·
distrib·
utpo,1I0tifying
r e ~ i d e l l t s
(.f
the
hnrougllofalIew
sd
of
rnles
anLl
r e , g l l ! a t i o n ~
tohpenforce,!on
Odoher
1"1,
is
to
hI'h{'artlIy('omJ\lOende,l,
with
t\\10
('x('ep'
tions:
It
is
1110\1'
t·o'O
la
te
in
theseason
to
inform
the
citizensof
rts
intention
to
,!ispoFe
of
lawll
ruttings
an,1
hcdge
trimm.ing'sfor
the
a('commodation
,If
1'''01'11'
ill
a
'lUaIH],lI'Y
IIF
to
their
.!is·
position.
nut,ifthc
ordinnnce
isnolrepealc,!.it
",ill
he
!{rlltefullyIIp.preeiateel
next
year.
Bette.r
lnte
thannever.
A
s
to
pNem,ptorily
COlllIIJlllldillRresi·
,1<1nt8
to
usp
metal
"ontniners
for
reo
moval
'Of
nsh'Cs,
tha'eisahlOolutely
thelimit.
Whatis
the
!lense
ofcompellingpeopleto
pl'oOObly
pxpendfrom
$5
t,>
$20
ror
something
thnt
lis
!]()si
tiv
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1>'
un·
ne.cess-ary
f
~ r e t a l
containcrs
C'06t
fnull
$1
,to$6.50
apiece
and
eae.]>
residpnt
I\'ould
.be
obliged
1'0
haVlc
at
.Ieilstflve
Is
not
the
priee
'Of
caa'l
exorbitant
enou.ghwitllJOut
outrageouslyburdendngusers
with
u d d i t i ~ T \ a l
eJDPl'nditures
for
ash",ans1
Pound!'s
manifeMo
or
d\1cree
is
un-
d'oubtedlyintCllded
for
thcheautifyin;::
IlIld
denlllinessof
:"Ial'berth.
Our
bor·ough,
in
f a ~ r e d
parts,ishenutiful;but
in
'other
l o c a l i t i ~ s ,
owingtv
the
deplor
ablecondition
'Of
tne
streets,
it's
nhom
inahle.Undoubtedly
the
n e s t h e t i ~
taste
of
<lur\\,orthy
l:n
wgiv·ers
is
deriveQ
aod
copi'ed
from
the
unci'ent
city
of
A1thensin
the
time
ofPerkles
the
Just,
whenGreece
was
ill
the
;:l'lIith
ofitsglory
in'.
art,architectureandpoetry,and
t h i u g ~
1'0
the
Edlitor
of
"Our
TOWII":
heautiful
were
the
predominllting
fen-
Notevery
e.ommullityisus
fortun
ture.
If
Oouncil
insists
Oil
tMs
rhlieu·
ate
as.arberthin
!laVling
withinits
lousmeasure,being'en&reed
'W'Ould
it
horders
anexpert
Oil
education
IIllch
not
be'a.grand
nnl
pl'wis6\\"Orthy
ideaas
Profl'ssorLeroy
A.
King.
He
hall
to
f,1mullllte
Athens
in
its
golden
ageof
devoted
hJis
lifeto
themastery
of
this
art
andhavethe
ashealls
gilded(like
the
statue
of
Athenll
by
'PhidIiIlS),
so
that
the
glitter
'i'ould
dazzle-
tM
eyesJir===============:;l1
ofthe
pnssingaut-omohilists
andsigM-
scerstomake
them
oblh-i'ous
t<l
the
dan·
gerous,disgraceful,
~ p i M , b l c
a u d u n ~
snnitary
Clondition
cf
'the
streets
wbut
Hng
'On
MlontgomfJry
~ j , k e - S n ; b i n e ,
Priel'
aud
Woodhine
avenlle81
Downwith
the
ol'ohcnnl
Franklin
Canfe!.
CALLS
A
TICKLISH
SUBJECT
PhilipAtleeLivingston,
Editor
Ralph
B.
Dunne.
Treasurer
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NARBEB.TH
ENTERPRISE
EMERGENOYPHONEFire,
350..
Police,
1250.
or
Ardmore
.20.
SATURDAY,
SEPT.
8,1923
Themeeting
of
the
Recreation
Board
on
Tuesdny
lIight
Willi
agatheroing
of
citi?-8ns
workinghurd
to
make
a
little
m<llley
go
a!(mg
Why,
and
doi.ng
thelfbest
to
plUlh
the
work
on
the
Playground
plO't
to
completJi'On.
Therehas
·bee·n
in
thepast
critieismof
the
dcl'llYs
incidenttothe
work,
but
the
presen
t('ourseis
one
of
construe·
tin
cffortand
inellLgent
nction.
A
gorp.'lt
delll
IIl1B
nlreadyhcen
accom
plishcd,
as
one
may
Sele
hy
wllikingpnst
the
Plnygroun.l,
and
plansnre
In
progrcss
to
speed
up
tho('
work
of
com·
pll'tingthegrading
nnl!
cleaningup.
Inour
lastissue,
Mr.Xlish
express.'d
-----------------1
thc
thoughtsof
':lJlIny
residents
ill
hisoutFpoken
praifOe
of
Mr.
"'Iohlert's
work.1'he
rl'sultsof
T u e s d n ~ '
's
meet·
ing,
andthe
speo(lymetlLlllorphosisof
this
p i l ' ~ ( \
of
g-roull.!
f,'o'll1
nn
unsightly
,lump
to
nu
nttra,·tin'
rel'TeatilOn!ield,,"ill
still
11,10
further
",redit
t{)
th('
('0111
lIl:otll'ean,1to
their"
goo,!
angel,"
Mr.
W"hlert.
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forthe
Editor
should
be
sent
to
Post
Office
Box
966.
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tancesfor
adYflrtising,
subscriptions
and
membershipto
Box
58.
Our
Town
is
on
sale
at
thedepotnews·stand,
and
at
thestore
of
H.
E.
Davis.
Entered
sa
second-class
mstter
October
l11th.
1914.
at
the
Post
Office
at
Narberth,
Pennsylvania,
under
the
act
ot
March.
3.1879.
OUR
TOWN
willgladlyprilltany
news
aboutallYsubject
which
;s
of,
interestto
Narberth
foZks.
Copy
isdue
all
Tucsda}1
of
each
week,
at
6P.M.
Late
copy
received
Wed-
nesdaye'l'etlitlgwill
be
prillted
01l1y
if
s p a c ~
issfillavailable.
This
week,
••
Our
TO'wn"pu.l>lishe"a
prclinlinary
review
ofthesituationinregard
to
county
}t",litics.
It
hiS
been
our
cnd-l'avor
vo
hc
impartial
.lud
informativ,e,
simplygiving
th·OSlC
facta
wiuich
thevoters
s1:l(Juld
know.
Next
weekwe
""ill
pubFs:1
further
infOTnUl'
tion,with,.ifobtuina:ble,
direct
state
lnen:t,8
from
th'ose
who
are
in
l;ouch
with
the
!facts.
N
ariJerth.
"'olers
lu.
ve
been
sUlbjectcd
already
to
two
ban'agcs;
one,
a
letter
from
th-e-
Stites'
~ o : n m l i t t e e ,
the
other
abroadJc.ast
of
rat.her
vituperative
untiStit'es
matter
from
a
nearby
nC'wspa
per.
Narberth
thJis
yC'lr
is
the
at'O'rm
cen·
ter
o·f
a
great
scrap,andwe,
of
all
"otersinthe
oounty,mustbeawaketo
the
~ S & U e 6 .
Whic:hside
weshould
support-wlhether
the
OldJ
Guard.,
or
our
own
Favorite'
Son,
is
n'Ot
to
be
&aidno-w.
Asto
'Our
localpolitics,
at
the
prp·
sent
writing,wehave
S()
far
been
spared
aliy
of
thc
mud-slinging
eon
epicuous
'On
former
occasious.
Let