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From the Lansdale Reporter, 6 September 1900

Pennsylvania State Fair

With 275 horses entered at the State Fair the races at Bethlehem Sept. 11-14 lovers of horses racing can rest assured that the times will be fast and furious. Some of the largest grade circuit stables are entered, having been attracted to Bethlehem by the large sum of $12,100 hung up by the association. A $2000 special pacing race is being arranged for Friday, Sept. 14.


From the Lansdale Reporter, 6 September 1900

DIED.

GODSHALL On September 2, 1900, at Lansdale, infant son of Mr. And Mrs. W. H. D. Godshall, aged about 4 months.


From the Lansdale Reporter, 13 September 1900

Falling from a fence, a son of President of Council F. H. Keiser, of Pottstown, broke his arm.


From the Lansdale Reporter, 13 September 1900

William B. Groff, of Bridgeport, a brakeman on the Reading Railway, while flagging his train below Lansdale Friday noon, was struck by a train on the opposite track and hurled some distance. His injuries were serious but not critical


From the Lansdale Reporter, 13 September 1900

Six wires between thirteen telephone poles of the Keystone Telephone company were stolen near Port Kennedy.



Posted 17 January 2004 by Kelley Wood - Updated 7 April 2004