The Camden County Beverage Co., South Jersey's largest brewery, pays approximately $1,100,000 in federal and state excise taxes annually.
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Camden Brewery Pays Annual Tax of $1,100,000

The Camden County Beverage Co., South Jersey’s largest brewery, pays approximately $1,100,000 in federal and state excise taxes annually.

Bock as a March beer is largely an American tradition, it was pointed out by Fred A. Martin Sr., president of Camden brewery. Martin, speaking on the early appearance of bock beer in this area, said it generally makes its appearance in Europe before Christmas and is featured until the supply runs out. It is known as a spring beer only in the United States, Denmark and Belgium, he declared. "In Norway and Sweden it is brewed the year around and constitutes 25 percent of the beer production of Scandinavia," Martin said. "In Germany, its traditional birthplace, it is brought to the consumer in December, and large quantities of bock beer are consumed in Germany from early December to April.
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Brewery Head Explains Bock Beer Tradition

Bock beer as a March beer is largely an American tradition, it was pointed out by Fred A. Martin Sr., president of Camden brewery.

Gustav A Koerner being inducted as the chief of the Camden police department
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Koerner Made Police Chief; Carroll, Mattison Promoted

Camden Courier-Post – November 29, 1949
Capt. Gustav Koerner, youngest of six men holding that rank in the department, today was named Camden police chief.

Named as Mertz Gets Leave and Prepares to Retire on Jan 15
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Van Pfefferle Acting Head of Fire Dept.

Camden has a new acting fire chief today — William Van Pfefferle.

Jail Guards Reminded to Search Visitors
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Jail Guards Reminded to Search Visitors

Director of Public Safety Aaron today issued a “refresher” on a standing order requiring the search of all persons entering the visitors’ room of city jail.

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Huge Gambling Joint Raided By State Police

Maple Shade Progress – July 28, 1949
Maple Shade’s so-called “plumbing warehouse” proved to be just what residents suspected it to be – an elaborate gambling establishment.

John A. Herrmann, 52, Bell avenue, Barrington, and employe of the Camden County Beverage Co., Fillmore and Bulson streets, collapsed and died yesterday while cleaning a vat. Dr. Vincent T. McDermott, medical examiner for the company, pronounced the man dead after Rescue Squad 3, under Acting Battalion Chief Winfield Leviseur, worked for an hour in an effort to revive the man. Coroner Inglesby announced he would hold an autopsy today. Frederick Martin, president of the company, said Herrmann was an employe for seven years. He said the discovery was made when a fellow worker entered the vat to speak with Herrmann and found him unconscious.
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Beverage Firm Worker Fatally Stricken

John A. Herrmann, 52, Bell avenue, Barrington, and employe of the Camden County Beverage Co., Fillmore and Bulson streets, collapsed and died yesterday while cleaning a vat.

Life Hereabouts
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Life Hereabouts by Charlie Humes

Down Memory Lane with that Old Gang of Yours… in a few of the years when Our Town was as good a sport town as any in the land… from the time that Taylor and Gunnis promoted fights through the years to Roxey Allen… Mickey Blair… Eddie Chaney… Shamus Maguire… Pee Wee Ross… Jackie Hindle… Watson Finch… Georgie Abner… Nick Nicholas… Dixie Allen…

A new boxing triumvirate soon will be formed in Camden, it was learned today.
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Webster Will Join Forces With Georgette, Prince

Camden Courier Post – November 20, 1948 By TOM RYAN A new boxing triumvirate soon will be…

The Camden Trust Co. marks its seventy-fifth anniversary today. Opening for business in modest quarters at 227 Federal street, July 1, 1873, the bank now has a main office at Broadway and Market street and five branches -- Haddonfield, Gloucester City, Blackwood, one in South Camden and one in East Camden. When the institution was started, it was known as the Camden Insurance Safe Deposit & Trust Co. On February 2, 1874, the word "Insurance" was dropped from the original title and on April 11, 1938, it was shortened to the Camden Trust Co.
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Camden Trust Co. 75 Years Old; Leads South Jersey in Deposits

The Camden Trust Co. marks its seventy-fifth anniversary today.

In the group are, sitting, left to right, Curtis “Hatchman” Sheppard, one of Walcott’s sparm , Walcott, and Billy Norris, another sparmate. Standing, left to right are: Dan Florio, 1 trainer; Paddy Cream, Walcott’s brother, Joe Holmes, Walcott’s chauffeur, Cliff Dyes, another Walcott sparmate; Felix Bocchicchio, Walcott’s financial adviser; Joey Allen, assistant trainer; Nick Bocchicchio, camp secretary; Dave Schockley, camp cook, and Bob Cream, another of Walcott’s brothers. Austin Johnson, another of Walcott’s sparmates, was visiting his home in Atlantic City when the picture was taken.
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AN OFF DAY AT JERSEY JOE WALCOTT’S TRAINING CAMP

On the days Jersey Joe Walcott doesn’t box for his forthcoming return bout with heavyweight champion Joe Louis there’s little activity at his Grenloch Park training camp. Yesterday was one of Walcott’s off days and the camp personnel took it easy.

Walcott Already in the Pink for Oma Battle Friday Night - Camden NJ History
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Walcott Already in the Pink for Oma Battle Night

We received word from Joey Alien yesterday that Jersey Joe Walcott will be in the pink for his forthcoming fight against Lee Oma.