Pine Barren History Shorts

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  1. bobpbx

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  2. Teegate

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    3/1/1921

    Sealed Proposals

    Bids are invited for rebuilding Bridge No. 80, on the Fleming Pike, near Parkdale, in Waterford Township, with a Timber Bridge in accordance with plans and specifications on file in the County Engineer's Office, Court House, Camden, N.J.

    All bids must be accompanied by a bid letter and a certified check for one hundred dollars ($100) made payable to John W. Sell, County Treasurer. They must be in a sealed envelope addressed to Fred W. Gercke, Chairman Bridge Committee, and bear the face, name and address of the bidder.

    Bids will be received, immediately opened and publicly read at the Freeholders Room, Court House, Camden, N.J., on Monday, February 7th, 1921, at 11 a.m.

    The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

    Fred. W. Gercke
    Chairman Bridge Committee.
    J.J. Albertson, County Engineer
     
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    Note: You may remember Henry Beck meeting John Ford at Rockwood in More Forgotten Towns of Southern NJ


    7/28/1927

    Hammonton Suffers Accidents Epidemic

    Hammonton, July 27-- Russell Nasso, 16 years old, of French Street, was rushed to Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia Monday , suffering with a gangrenous attack of appendicitis.

    Albert Morris, blacksmith, received a badly lacerated left hand when a horse he was shoeing delivered a vicious kick. Morris had his hand treated by Dr. A.L. Esposito.

    Bobby Schench, so of Mr. and Mrs. Jacobs Schenck, was treated this week for the removal of a piece of champhor ball, which had become lodged in one of his nostrils.

    John Ford, or Parkdale, is suffering from a smashed left foot. The injury was caused by a horse which Ford was using to assist in spraying cranberries.
     
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    Horses are quite unpredictable, sounds like life was hard work and very rough then