Walter B. and Frank L. Drumheller
2 Factories To Be Opened In Lehighton Establishments to Manufacture Manufacture Ladies' Garments and Sports Wear Two factories will be opened in Lehighton by private individuals within within the next few months, it was revealed revealed in announcements made yesterday. yesterday. Frank L. Drumheller announced that he and his father, Walter B. Drumheller, have purchased from Harvey Young the property adjoining the Peerless mill on Iron St. A mill, 50 to 100 feet, will be erected on the site to handle the increasing business of the Peerless mill. The establishments manufacture ladies' garments. Another which will employ from 60 to 100 men and women will be opened opened about Aug. 1, it was announced by Peter Merluzzi, of N. 2nd St., Lehighton. Lehighton. Merluzzi has leased from the Baer company the third floor of the Baer mill where ladies' sport wear ill be manufactured. Machinery will be installed this month. Merluzzi has had considerable experience experience in textile work, having resigned resigned recently as manager of a factory in Summit Hill.