Sol
Rubin


 

SOL RUBIN, his wife Bessie, and sons Harry and Nathan operated a store at 2330 Broadway, near the New York Shipbuilding Corporation shipyard, from the 1910s through the early 1930s. They had been living at 703 Kaighn Avenue in the 1900s and were there at the time of the 1910 Census before moving to Broadway.


Camden Courier-Post - February 2, 1933

THREAT TO SHOOT CHASES BURGLARS
Another Bandit Foiled When Man Comes to Work Few Minutes Early

The proprietor of a South Camden store surprised a burglar climbing through a window early yesterday, and the manager of a gasoline filling station interrupted plans of two men to loot his station by going to work a few minutes earlier than usual.

Nathan Rubin, 2330 Broadway, told the police he was sleeping in a room in the rear of his store and was awakened by a noise at 12:25 AM. He said he saw a man trying to open a window. 

"I waited until the man had opened the window and started to climb through with a revolver in his hand," Rubin told the police. "Then I turned a flashlight on him and hollered: 'Say, buddy, do you want to get shot?' The man yelled 'No,' and fled."

Because George Newkirk, manager of the American filling station at Broadway and Chelton street, arrived at his place of business a few minutes early yesterday he frightened away two men who had forced a rear window of the station. Newkirk told the police the two men jumped into an automobile and fled.

The Gulf service station, across the street from the American, was entered by burglars who broke the glass in a rear window, Harry Truan, manager, reported. Police reported nothing was taken. The third South Camden filling station entered early of yesterday was the Atlantic station at Broadway and Woodland avenue. The glass of a rear window was broken and the office ransacked but nothing was taken, the police said.

Philip Samuel, proprietor of a store at 1008 South Eighth street, reported a door had been forced and the store entered by burglars who were frightened away before they got any loot. Patrolman William Stevenson reported he found two tire irons which had been used as jimmies and saw two men running in that vicinity.

Three crates of eggs, 60 pounds of butter and 15 pounds of cheese, all valued at $27.30, were taken from the garage of Nathan Braunstein, 1175 Kenwood avenue, Tuesday nlght. Braunstein told the police the burglars forced a side door of the garage.

Mrs. Edith Wells, manager of the Brown Derby tea room, 113 North Twenty-
seventh Street
, reported five cartons of cigarettes and a box of cigars, valued at $10, were taken when thieves forced a side window.

Cigars and cigarettes valued at $5 were taken from the Mitchell Brothers confectionery store at Broadway and Walnut street, according to a report to the police. A side window 


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