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Pownell in Pennsburg, PA. , Part 2 1905
Posted by: James Artz (ID *****3351) Date: June 14, 2005 at 14:04:28
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The following was in another issue.
The Republicans of Montgomery County held their convention on Tuesday
morning in the Opera House, at Norristown, for the purpose of electing nine
delegates to the State Convention at Harrisburg on the 26th of this month, when a
State Treasurer and Superior Court Judges will be nominated. The chairman A.H.
HENDRICKS, of Pottstown, called the meeting to order. The secretaries were
Attorney John M. DETTRA and Walter F. CHILDS. The roll was called and a large
number of absentees were noted, after which the chairman appointed the
following committee on resolutions: J.P. Hale JENKINS, Norristown; Wilmer JOHNSON,
Gwynedd; Freas STYER, Norristown; Frank POWNELL, Lansdale and H.R. BOSSERT,
Pottstown. The following aspirants were then nominated and later elected by
acclamation as the delegates from this county to the State Convention: Henry
ARNOLDY, Norristown; B.K. BUTZ, Upper Hanover; Andrew ERVIN, Mooreland; Wm. F.
McCRACKEN, North Wales; Wm. O. SCHOLL, Pottstown; Frank SHALKOP, Trappe; A.A.
SHOEMAKER, Franconia; S. Gordon SMYTHE, West Conshohocken; Jacob RIDGEWAY,
Haverford. While the convention was awaiting the report of the committee on
resolutions, State Senator Algernon ROBERTS responded to a call for aspeech. It
required just twenty-eight minutes for the convention to transact all its

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