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Andrew Breslin of Summit Hill was awarded the contract to build the Elk's new home at Mahanoy City for $34,967. There were seven bidders. The Packerton Independent School District has awarded the contract for its new school house to Breslin for $27,192. The structure will be of Boomsburg brick. The school is to be a gift by the late Mrs. Mary Packer Cummings in memory of her father, Judge Asa Packer, the building of the Lehigh Valley Railroad for whom Packerton was named.