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THE IflWPOET AHD WEKK1Y HBWB FRIDAY, AUttUST X4,_1938_ »'"' BLOB'S SUDDEN DEATH INVESTIGATED Att topsy Report State* That D u ffy Died of Alcoholism, Barbiturate Poisoning v Duffy, a second class phar- c ' t'jnate at the Naval Training tac . ,,,, died Tuesday night from 1 alcoholism and barbiturate cnning, according to a report 5 ," t0 (iay by naval authorities to Maurice J. Butler, medical ex- Sfy was taken ill in the Para- .mt lunch room on Long wharf div night. The ambulance was moned from the Naval Hospital .Duffy died a short timo later. W Tutopsy was performed at the TM 1Ito investigated and said that! ,S V had been seen to take a drink; .r the railroad tracks, a short, ,nce from the lunch room, and afterwards and was FORMER GOVERNOR SAN SOUCI DIES MRS. GEORGE H. KIRBY DIED LAST FRIDAY Was for Many Yean in Mil- 1 linery Business and Was Was 79 Last July And Had Matron at Welfare Home Been III Since Tuesday Slate's Chief executive From 1920 to 1922 Was Prominent In Rhode Island's Affaire t there zed with violent illness. a call Butler received from Attorney this General p°Hartigan, who asked him to id make a report on Dr. Butler obtained the from the forwarded Fndings of the autopsy ""authorities and ,, the I Mrs. the matter was reported ... police, Dr. James C. Callahan ,j notified and went to the Naval Tuesday night. s . c.~H. HICKEN DIES AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS - as parishioner Of St. August's And Affiliated With Various Church Societies Catherine E. (Morgan) sen, wife of Charles H. Hicken, 1 Tuesday at her home on Mor- 1 me. She had been in failing "alth for two months and Monday liemoon became seriously ill. wring from hemorrhages, from ·;d. ,TM a daughter of the late u r - c K J. Morgan, a former well UTM mason contractor, and ¥rs. Morgan, and had lived her life in Newport. She was ["parishioner of St. Augustin's Ljrch and was affiliated with the tious societies of that church. Diving are her husband, Charles Hicken, who is employed in planning department of the ,,.1 Torpedo Station, and is vice ridcnt of the People's Credit and a brother, Joseph Mor- ·i, president and treasurer of the Tless Laundry, Inc. : HAMMOND, Emery J. San Souci, governor of Rhode Island in 1921 and 1922 and appointed collector of the port of Providence by President War- G. Harding in 1923, died Monday at his home in Providence. He had been ill since Tuesday. He was 79 years old July 24 last. Emory J. San Souci was born in Saco, Me., July 24, 1857, a son of Euzebe and Marie Louise San Souci, who came from their native province of Quebec to the United States in 1856, settling in Maine. They removed to St. Albans, Vt., in 1861, and the father enlisted in the Union army and was killed in the battle of Salem Church June 10, 1864, leaving a family of nin children. Emory left school and was employed in a Biddeford, Me., cotton mill until 1876, when he entered the employ of the late Eben J. Beane in the latter's Providence shoe store. From Providence he went to Hartford, Conn., where he was employed 11 years, and then opened a retail shoe store in Hartford. In 1888, he and his brothers purchased the Boston Shoe Store in Providence and later opened a branch store in Olneyville, having the four stores in operation. Emory San Souci was treasurer of the firm for many years. He was a member of the annexation committee which in 1898 ef- part and Mr». Carrie B. (Albro) Klrby, wife of George H. Kirby, superintendent of the Newport Welfare Home, died last Friday, after a short illness. Mrs. Kirby was born in Newport, a daughter of the late James G. Albro, and had been a resident of this city during her entire life. For many years she was head milliner in a store conducted by J B. F. Dennan and later conducted a millinery store on Broadway Since her husband became ·upertntendent at the Walfare home Mrs. Kirby had been matron there. She was a member of St. George'* Church. She leaves her husband, a son, Sheldon Kirby, and three grandchildren. The Rev. Roy W. Magoun, superintendent of the Seamen's Church Institute, conducted funeral ser- NEWPORT SEES ITSELF AT CASINO THEATRE "Brief Candle" Meets With Hearty Approval of Audience THE GRAND NEPHEW, THE AUNT AND THE ADMIRAL IN "BRIEF CANDLE" vices Home at the Monday the were was in bearers ing, Robert Albro, John Hambly Funeral afternoon. Burial Old cemetery. The Benjamin F. Down- Miller, James G. Braman, Alfred W. fected the annexation of a of Johnstown to Providence UTIVE NEWPORTER, DEAD i For 43 Years In Service )f New York City As Sanitation Engineer ;mrge Tiliinghast Hammond, a jve of Newport and for 43 years ,he service of-New York city as Station engineer, died Sunday the osteopath* hospital m Edge- id, R. T. He was in his seventy S wal a son of the late George Hammond, a former proprietor the Newport Daily News and Elizabeth Shipman. He at- d the College of Physicians i Surgeons of Columbia Umver- but shifted to civil engineer- in 1900 was elected a member of the Providence city council, an office ho held until 1907. In 1908, he was appointed colonel on the personal staff of Governor Pointer, an honor he held for six years. He was elected lieutenant govern, or in 1914 and 1916, and in 1920 was elected governor serving two years. After leaving; the office of governor he was appointed collector of customs for Providence and held that position for many years. He was the oldest member in point of membership of the Knighta of Columbus in Providence, and was a past grand knight of that order, lie was an ex-president of the Providence Catholic Club, and a member of the Elks, the Eagles and the Sons of Veterans. Hr was an honorary member of Slocum Post, Grand Army of the Republic, and of Connell Post, Veterans of Foreign : Wars, and a member of the Sunset i and West Side Clubs of Providence. BODY OF SEAMAN RUSH FOUND ON FORT ROCKS Sailor Drowned July 17 as Destroyer Barney Was Entering Harbor Holland and Willard Pike. MRS. ANDREW LODKEY DIES IN JAMESTOWN Had Formerly Conducted Restaurant With Husband; Was . in Eighty-Third Year . Mrs. Milissa Lodkey, wife of the late Andrew Lodkey died Sunday at her Jamestown home in her eighty-third year. For many years, Mr. and Mrs. Lodkey conducted a restaurant in Newport and later removed to Jamestown where they conducted restaurant on Ferry wharf in that town. . Mr. Lodkey, who was a member of the Masonic orders in this city, died a few months ago. Services were conducted at the Hambly Funeral Home on Mann avenue Tuesday by the Rev. T. B. Livingston, pastor of the Shiloh Baptist Church. The choir from Church which was attended by relatives L'upurity House Rewarded by Ca- llable I'erforinanccs In Storv of Old v« New Order Here That Newport enjoys seeing itself on the stage was quite evident Tuesday evening when the audience at the Casino Theatre's production ! of Robert Hare Powel's "Brief | Candle" actually gave applause of a i sort usually reserved for the final curtain as each performer left the 1 stage during the play. It was about Newport, by a Newporter, enacted for Newport, and for that reason is particularly interesting to Newport, ers. A capacity house was the reward Actor-Managers, Inc., received for this presentation. Capable performances were contributed by each of those taking part . -and Emeline Clark Roche's setting of an old Newport house of a bygone period was perfect even to the model of the Constellation and the balcony opening out onto a garden over which was visible the Great Dipper. Effective was the scene in which Minna Phillips described sail down the bay, passed the beaches to Seaconnet Point and then up the river to Tiverton. The actors, too, seemed to sense the feeling that was in the air at the theatre. The fade-out at the final curtain conveyed the implications of the close of one era that would go on because CITY NOT IN DANGER OF WATER SHORTAGE Statistics Show Year Normal Despite Early Dry Spell Water from St. Mary'i and Siston'l fonds Keep* Supply Fairly Well Rcplenlihed Franklin Gray Minna Phillips Edgar Kent of the "passing of a summer night which never came to pass." Minna Phillips was cast in the role of Miss Natica Turner /whose eighty-first birthday is drawing to a close at the time of the play. A burst of applause and approbation greeted her appearance and the fin tshed performance she gave was appreciably received, as, Newport ers were reminded by the character ization of someone who might have lived here not too long ago. Franklin Gray made his first ap the Mt. .Olivet Baptist I pearance at the Casino Theati sang during the service and many friends. Interment was in the town cemetery in Jamestown. MRS. RICHARD WHARTON DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS Was Passing Summer at Her Residence on Purgatory Road his gra; .ndfather's profession. he entered the Aerated '1 Company, becoming its chief tneer the following year. 1591 he was appointed as_..it engineer in the department ES Mc'.y works, in Brooklyn, and un- 1S9S worked on the design and ion of water works, aque- I'.s. pumping machinery, sew- and street improvements. Dur- I the next six years he was aslant engineer in the department ·Sewers in New York City, also Igning in that time the sewer- tie of Js Thd I system of Ceballos, Cuba. ft was later appointed chief en- fcer of the storm-water draln- 1 system of New York City. lice his retirement in 1933 he made his home in Wickford. hrviving are four brothers: L-. F. Hammond, Henry B. hr.ond and William G. Ham- ==»«. all of New York, and Charles llsmmond. of Watch Hill, R. I., a sister, Mrs. Mary K. Smith, N~ra- York. The funeral was a' Wickford, and burial will place in the Island cemetery. ATM OF MRS. J. BAUCHOP AFTER LONG ILLNESS |s Born In Ireland 87 Years i And Resided In Newport 30 Years .»£«'. ·ton A e o i l ot IdenlS". A"? 3 Mar.*] swell Annie Rooney Banchop, \ of James Bauchop. a resident t for 30 years, died Tues- afternoon at her home on i street, after a long illness. "s born in Ireland, 87 years and had lived in Newport U906. - 'caves her husband, who wiis years an employe of the y department, and who was a few years ago, a nephew l»r.:,. C e. The body of Charles E. Rush, of Jacksonville, Fla., a seaman on board the destroyer Barney, who was drowned when the warship was entering the harbor July 17, was found on the rocks at Fort Adams about 6:28 o'clock last Friday, Private Diamentino Assumpcion of the post medical corps. Local police authorities were notified and Sergeant Charles Angei went to the scene. The body was identified through the name, which ivas stenciled on the waistband of the sailor's trousers. Sergeant Cornelius Sullivan, who was on duty at the station when Sergeant Angel made his report, called the naval authorities at the Torpedo and Training Stations and told them of the discovery of the body. Dr. James C. Callahan, medical examiner for Newport County, w also called, and went to the post about '7:30. He viewed the body and gave permission to have it removed after pronouncing death due to drowning. The body was found on the rocks near the road that leads past the fire station on the westerly side of the post. Tht Barney with four other destroyers were coming into the harbor with midshipmen for a stay of several days when the drowning occurred. Rush, it was said, and another man were preparing to lower a boat when the forward sling let go. Rush was thrown overboard. The Barney stopped, all possible aid was rushed to the man, but he was drowned. A careful search of the water revealed no trace of him. Services were conducted from the Edenbach Funeral Parlors to the sailors' plot in the Island cemetery at ':30 o'clock Monday afternoon. Chaplain Frank M. Hamilton of the Training Station officiated. The bearers, bugler and firing squad came from the Training Station. Mrs. Helena Parsons Wharton, wife of the late Richard Wharton, died last Friday at her summer residence on Purgatory road Middletown after a long illness. Her husband died three years ago.. Mrs. Wharton, who made her home at Islip, L. I., leaves a daughter, Miss Marion Wharton; a son, Richard T. Wharton; a brother, Schuyler L. Parsons of New York and this- city, and a sister, Mrs. Amor Hollingsworth of Milton, Mass. Mrs. Wharton was a daughter of tlie late Schuyler and Helena Johnson Parsons of New York, and a granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Barclay Parsons and Mr and Mrs. Bradish Johnson of New York. She belonged to the Colonial Dames of America. In order that friends from this city could attend. preliminary in the part of Miss Tica's grand nephew, Rodney. He was the oulj one of the cast to have played in th Powel piece previously, havng tak en the same role in Northwestern University's presentation of "Brie Candle." Able characterizations were givei by Philip Tonge as the aged butlel Haydcn Rorke as the impersonation STATE BOARD REPORTS !oON BUDGE WILL LEAD lEUREKA LODGE MEMBER RECORD LIQUOR REVENUE] CALIFORNIA DELEGATION! HEADS MASONIC OUTING All-Time High Mark Of $78.-! 471.06 Announced At July Receipts The state division of intoxicating beverages reported an all-time ligh mark for revenue when the for the ''Receipts Largest Group from Sunshine State Coming to Casino The total was state, cities and towns. Gene Mako U Another U.. S. Davis , 'or July were the largest of any nonth BO far, not including annual! manufacturers and wholesale li-l cense fees collected in December! each year by the state division and turned back to cities and towns. The total revenue for June, according to the figures, was 566,700 57 of which the state retained 550,765.19. For July. 1935, it was 566,754.03 of which the state kept S52 891.05. This year during July the state collected 535,619.88 in service charges on imported liquor and wine. 58,316.39 from service charges on imported beer. 517,43302 representing one-half of the state tax on locally manufactured beverages, S624.74 in storage receipts. and 524 from miscellaneous sources. In comparison with the June collections. import service charges on liquor and wine were about S1J.5UU greater in July, import charges on beer dropped about 57,500 and the stale's sharp of tax revenue on locally manufactured beverages jumped more than 54000. TRUCK "OVERTURNS ON SOMERSET ROAD Cup Player to Enter Invitation Lawn Tennis Tournament Newport is in no danger ot a water shortage this season, according to officials of the Newport Water Works. Statistics compiled by the corporation indicate that aside from the dry spell in June, which brought hot weather some six weeks earlier than usual, the year has been normal. July saw the largest drains on the reservoirs as the gardeners on summer estate used vast quantities of water in conditioning their lawns and gar- to the report, use has now de- of 3,500,000 gallons Charee of Clambake at Ports- I of water are being used in Newport daily. Occasionally a day's consumption amounts to 4,000,000 gallons. Practically all of the water Milton Hodgson to Have i mouth Fairgrounds Milton Hodgson of Eureka Lodge is chairman for the Seventh Masonic District clambake, which will be held next Saturday at the Portsmouth Fair Grounds. This annual affair among the Masoni* J. Donald Budge, singles champion, and Davis Cup will head the largest delega- that California has ever nad lion at the Newport Casino invitation tennis tournament which starts next Monday. With Budge will be Gene Mako, another of America's Davis Cup players. lodges of the county has been a success for the past seven years and indications are that another [large group will attend to partic- lipate in the program of the day which will start at 1:30, with the defending | bakc at 5: 3o. [ As a feature of the afternoon, ' a program of races has been arranged under the direction of James B. Mason and his committee. Women , girls, men and boys will have a chance to enter the games. Special events will be held fo r competition between the lodges ' Others cm the list include Robert | represented. The Kolah Grotto band yjwjMWK w?s=S£ used this season has been drawn from Green End and Easton's ponds which are both down to their half- filled level, of approximately four feet. The Green End pond is lower by a few inches, but this supply is now being replenished. Water from St. Mary's and Sisson's ponds in Portsmouth is being run down Bailey's Brook in a controlled stream which, it is said, will take care of the current daily drain and also increase the storage volumes in the nearby ponds. St. Mary's pond is said to be a bit low but all other ponds are at the normal level. Water Works officials point out that unless some unforseen condition causes exceptional losses, the supply will be more than adequate for the season. Kiggs, pion ai. . -- - - aolder; Wavne Sabin, Joseph Hunt, Modest Alloo, Richard Bennett, Charles K. Carr, Jr., Henry il. Culley. Robert Harmon.. Walter Sen ior, John Law. Vernon John, Paul Newton, William Robertson, William Seward. Gene Smith and Robert Underwood. In major tournaments this sea| son Hunt has gained several note- of a modern member of Uncle | tj. wo Portsmouth Youths and funeral services were held Sat- .t the Purga- urday afternoon ai tory Road residence of her brother, Schuyler " """" Rev. Charles L. Parsons. The S. Hutchinson, rector of St. John's Churrh, officiated and there were numerous floral pieces. Later the body was taken to her late residence at Islip L. I., where the funeral was held at 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at St. Mark's Church. JEREMIAH T. SULLIVAN DIED TUESDAY FUNERAL OF MKS.. A. G. SHARPS worthy victories and has compiled a creditable record in California and national boys' and junior tourneys. Bennett and Newton were the 1935 national inter-collegiate doubles champions . Seward and John annexed the same title this year at Sam's navy, and Edgar Kent as the | *"" ,Y MTM Fsrane Serious Chicago. John Law was the number croquetty old admiral Charles Trex-, Bristol Man Escape benous ^ man m ^ Slanford le am tto ler and Elizabeth Dean Farrar had : Injuries in Crash j past year. Robertson played tor , bits that kept them on the stage I Southern California. only a few minutes during the even-, ^ ^ ^ ± ±± ^ ^Senior sensed wi t^a jic t o r y m Doris Dalston a likeable Cynthia, exemplifying the charm of old Newport gardens expressed through the medium of the girl who loved their peace and quite and simple beauty, but was denied their solitude for more than a brief moment. The young j.ctress has become a favorite, as is repeatedly evidenced by the praise and warm reception the audience tenders her. The setting is a mythical place called the old Turner estate. It is summer, an August evening, when Robert Hare Powel begins his story of the conflict of the calm of the old and the much quicker tempo of the new. Nephew of a former mayor of this city and grandson of one of Rhode Island's state senators. Mr. Powel knows his city thoroughly, as is shown by the insight given his characters and the method he uses to tell the story. The plot of the three acts has to do with Miss Turner's unwillingness to give up until someone is found who will continue all of the tradition of the old house and reserve its quiet loveliness in spite of | and ' Her arrangements are Ray Hathaway and AI Thomas of Eureka, John Wilson, Robert Lawton, Karl Falkenholm. John Dawley, William Schwartz and Edgar Lewis of St. John's lodge: Winfred Mason, Reginald Hodgson, James B. Mason, Alexander Edward. I. Lee McCau- iey J. Raymond Parker and George F. Ward of St. Paul's Lodges. SALVATION ARMY GROUP GRATEFUL FOR RESPONSE Reports from Campaign Committee Indicate Objective Will be Passed Judge Mortimer Sullivan. chairman of the Salvation Army COMPANY F LEAVES ROR QUONSET POINT 118th Engineers Embark With Army Truck and Equipment for Training Grounds A fleet of army trucks was loaded last Friday night with the equipment of Company F, 118th Engineers, Rhode Island National Guard, and «nt on their way to Quonset Point where the command is undergoing its annual training period. Captain Richard Dugan with Lieutenant Pickersgill and Lieutenant Chase held a roll call of the outfit early Saturday morning and at 8 o'clock put the company 63 strong aboard other trucks for the long haul. Newporters traveled the H. Cadv. organizer have expressed stri it off at tree, climbed overturned i feet. With Lopes the base collided with a ; a n o n U n u m S " o | A n d r w fter . Elliott S. ly local as to wmnrs. Mrs. i , Davoll with Davoll's Cricket r. jtook first in the puppy dogs, six I;. ivani James Naval were his brother, William, and'willlam Almeida of Wood street Bristol. The three youths crawled out of the wrecked cab of the truck with only a shak- employes of W. Norman Sayer, months and under nine months, i h , n t $£ ^V^^S'Cfe A TW EHzabeth E. Carr Toy. Mrs. M. M. placed secord with i sent to Quonset Tuesday. S. I Members of Company F, tlu Newport unit, are said to be giving a good account of themselves in the two weeks of training that the 118th Engineers. Rhode Island Na- kept open this ing. The vehicle was wrecked. , rairouM,!,, Ashton said that he believed the operator fell asleep at the wheel. Was Foreman In Public Works Department And Born In Newport 74 Years Ago Jeremiah T. Sullivan, a foreman in the department of public works, died suddenly at his home, 519 Spring street, Tuesday. He \v born in Newport 74 years ago, son of the late Jeremiah and Mary Sullivan and had always lived here. He-formerly conducted a saloon on lower Thames street and more recently had been employed by the] public works department. He was a | member of the Holy Name Society of St. Augustin's Church. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Nellie McKown Sullivan, a daughter, Miss Mary A- Sullivan, who is employed at the Torpedo Station: a son, George C. Sullivan. who is employed at the Naval Hospital; four brothers, Michael J. Sullivan, James A. Sullivan. Timothy Sullivan and John F. Sullivan, former street commissioner, and a sister, Miss Mary A. Sullivan. attempts of modern people things to encroach on it. nephew meets such a girl at a party given by the neighboring Ward- mans, personifying the new order. Into the hands of Cynthia and Rodney is consigned the mission of "carrying on" as Miss Tica's happiness at their love climaxes the drama. That Cynthia was already NEWPORT EMPLOYMENT ACTIVE LIST INCREASES June Monthly^port Shows Jump from 2736 in 1936 to 3697 This Year married, and that the romance could not be. provided the complications. The monthly report o: the director that while labor for June_ indicates the active service list of the Newport ST. PAUL'S PARISHIONERS i isonc j HAVE A N N U A L P I C N I C ; n i S w-£ Program Of'ta^sAnd Games ] ^ ^ 4 ? /^men 20 applications This were with 1936 June. PKKAL OF L. j. NORTON mi eleiw of Rev. Fred W. Knickrehm, of St. Paul's Methodist Pal Church, officiated at the i services for Lewis J. Nor- '· his home on Bush street f~iy. Relatives and many ! '.'ten :d and sent flowers. *~: was in the Middletown cemctry. The bearers John '" Funeral services for Mrs. Ala- j Bristol. the bama G. Sharpe, daughter of the i niece. Miss late Samuel J. and Mary A. Carr, | and George Un ard. JAMESTOWN The Misses Clark of Walcott avenue attended Wednesday in wedding of their Hope W. Clark. Alexander Stater, was helil m St. Michael's churcn, the Rev. Edward D. Johnson officiating. A reception followed the ceremony and was held at the home of the bride's aunts, the Misses Drury on High street. The Rev. Edward D. Johnson of Orange, N. J., and his sis..o .....^ ... _ . . ter. Deborah, of St. Monica Home, Bucklev T. M. Seabury, i Boston, accompanied the Misses last Friday, w hich of her brother, "'--''· were conducted from the home L. K. Carr, on Everett street. The Rev. Fred W. Knickrehm, pastor of St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church, officiated. Relatives and many friends attended. Interment was in the Island cemetery. The bearers were W. D. Hazard, T. *,,K Bov/ler, A. C. ID, oark from Bristol and, will be And Luncheon Held At Davidson's Grove The annual picnic of St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church was held at Davidson's grove in Portsmouth, Tuesday, with many members of the church school and the parish attending. Superintendent Frederick G. Walton was in general charge of the outing and Miss Sarah King was in charge of the races and games. The Rev. Frederick W. Knickrehm. pastor, was among those present. The picnic party left the church at 10 o'clock in the morning in private cars and a truck and remained until late afternoon at the grove. The refreshments were in charge of Mrs. Gardiner Ferrant, Mrs. Peter Brooks and Mrs. George Partington. There was a basket luncheon at noon. A tug-of-war was one of the features, the women winning the event from the men. Ernest Burgess and Phyliss Radcliffe won 25- yard dash events and a similar event for children 12-years old and over was won by Charles Tobin and Barbara Greer. Nathan Abel and Emma Bllvon won potato races and Charles Tobin a sack race. A thread-the-needle contest was won by Philip Coen and Gard- there were 43 placements against 2 Scvon al distri'ct offices report total placements of 966 persons in June 41S in private industry and *4S in public works administration. New applications declined from i-loS to 110S and renewals from 6ol lo 5S7 during the month. The active file indicates 61.131 persons available for work opportunities. LOCAL BRIEFS. --Miss Margaret E. Carr, dean of -iris at Rogers High School, left Monday for Nantucket on vacation. Sanford T. Gladdins of --Mrs. Flushing, sisters, Mrs. E. S. visiting Carroll her and Sunnyfields Farm in dogs. Shampoon of Farm, another of Mrs. Van Beu-|the treasu: , ren's entries, placed first for American bred, dogs with second being awarded Inki, ownd by Mrs. Dorothy Holmwood. Mrs. Van Beurenj won a second place in limit, dogs eight pounds and over with Nu Fun Tu of Sunnyfields Farm, which also took the reserve ribbon for winners, dogs, with Mrs. Holmwood's Inki placing third. Wen Choo, owned by Mrs. Behr, won first for local, dogs. Faithful Duck owned by Mrs. Van Beuren, won first for American bred, bitches and -was reserve for winners, bitches. Ban She of Sunnyfields Farm. also owned by the Aquidneck National Bank. c^°* J Proud, at ^ Exchange £, st ^ ctors ETHEL BARRYMORE veterans emits divided into two classes in each company. The battalion commanders. Major Frank O. Lind and Major Ernest Santangini, with TO R E T I R E FROM STAGE!their adjutants, s pent the morning i u M i- i ""- , mak i n g pi ans M d selecting sites Former Wife Of Russell Colti for tte en s taeer work - wWch ^ Of Bristol Completes 40 Years In Profession Mrs Van Beuren. ribbon for limit. gained a red . bitches, eight pounds and over. Mrs. Philip C. Macomber's entry. Macombers Wee Chee Too, was given a special. A miniature pincher. Jarl Ivar v. Montgomery, owned by Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt won first for novice, dogs and first for winners, dogs Mrs. Aymar Johnson's pomer- Radiant Gilded Superman, Ethel Barrymore, in private life Mrs. Ethel Bairymore Colt, former wife of Russell G. Colt, of Bristol, announced Tuesday night at New York her retirement from the stage. Daughter of the late Maurice Barrymore and Georgians Drew, niecs of the late John Drew and sister of Lioce! and John Barrymore. Ethel Barrymore's stage career began at the age of 13 and for nearly 40 years she maintained a place close to the top in her profession. Her announcement is a complete a second for American bred, j rev ersal from the altitude i played a year ago. when, at her f if- Uv-sixth birthday anniversary, she fim ! declared. "I don't know what quit 4v i mear.s and I Son t want to know. \\eui to Ajiauii. i^timv^ ,.*" ··*· - ,,.,,_:,,» t-» retire" rault Sport in the Boston Terriers. I m no. r:anm..£ la reure limit, dogs, 15 pounds and under KlXClSTO N FAIR TO BE HELD 20 pounds and a second was won by Mrs. Louise L. Martin with Mar- docs and also reserve ribbon. Non-Sporting Brwds For non-sporting breeds, a went to Ayrault Kennels with Tho Kingston Fair is to be re- tin's Rex in novice, dogs, 16 pounds ' fun , ei j ; n ; 5 year, from September and -nder 20 pounds. Arthur -B. , j Cottrell's Bulldog. Jolly Pete Piper won 3. blue for novice. Rhode Island tercen- with the second place in th , . . . Miss Ida H. Carn-. on Bath road. --William T. Johnsen. formerly of this city and now of Palmer. Mass., who for the past week his been visiting his father. Alfred Johnsen. and his sister. Miss Adelaide M. Johnson, returned this morning to Palmer. --Mrs. Regina Mcl'.hcnny, her daughter Patricia, and Miss Catherine Denniston left Tuesday evening for Long Beach. Cal. Lieutenant Mclllhenny is on duty on the U. S. S. New York in Pacific waters. During their stay here, they have been guest.s of their parents. Mr. and Mrs. James H. Denniitou. on Broadway. dogs same class awarded to" Mrsss Melvin F. Talbofs Jon. A French bulldog. Jeff of Millbourne. owned by Mrs. Howard Sellers won a reserve in winners, dogi and first in dogs. Gamer Bleu, French tenary state fair. Extensive repairs" are to be started this week on the buildings to make them ready for the opening. The fair has not been opened for several years, but last vear some of the members of the Washington County Agri- novice, i cultural Society paid off all of_ tie poodle. indebtedness and the state ture last spring appropriated $6,000 for premiums and .wards. Arthur peckham is the manager. William H. Var.derbilt. a mem- owned by Mrs. James Griswold Wentz took flr-t for local iogs and also for limit, dogs, and reserve ribbon for winners, dogs. Janine 'her of tho ^".»* 1 "' owned bv the same exhibitor, tooklAgrlcultura^society first for'local, bitches and bred by " Inf tos ' ot exhibitor, bitches. \Voodlane Kennels cocker spaniels received four ribbons in the dog show at "Glen Farm" Saturday. \Voodlane Freckles took a red in" the pan-colored puppy dog Woodl*n« Cocked* won the has don renovating buildings. open class for pan-colored dogs: Woediare Bluei took a blue in her class: an.i Woodlane Lsdysmaid The afternoon Monday was devoted to recreation and athletics. Company F defeated Company E, 15-6. in softball. upholding the reputation of Newport as an ath- telic center. A league schedule has been drawn up and the locals are out to take the trophy. Eckert of Company F, 147 pounds.and George of Company C 145 pounds, took part in the boxing matches at night, Jie Newporter getting the decision at the end of three rounds. Burlingham of Company C. won a technical knockout over Boiani of Company F in another bout. JERRY J. SULLIVAN HITS FREAK "BIRDIE" Ball Strikes Bird Flying Over Wanumetonomy Green and Kills It Jerry J. Sullivan, playing golf »t the Wanumetonomy Tuesday afternoon. made a, birdie that was » birdie. Putting on the ninth some distance away from the hole. ball, Sullivan struck the ball smartly. As the ball, at a rapid rate, headed for the hole, a small bird flew across the green. The ball struck the bird and killed it That's the story Jerry tells, and it is vouched for by Georjre W. Michael, president of the Rotary Club, and Thomas F. Ringer. Jr, who were playing with him. It was some time before tie tno rot over their amazement at the happening. The bird was removed from the green, and then ensued »n argument ss to the stroke, Sullivan wanted another putt, but his opponents thought he should count it a stroke, d«pite the "birdie." The C15* i i i K i ·· Ot'iuatit u^uj 0iiiHu · · -*iit vnjrtP took a third prize in tie clis. for argument 1* Hid to be .till going black novic* UtcbM. an. ...