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·^ ··:«-"" FITCHBURG SENTINEL, THURSDAY, JULY 8, J97 L E O M I N S T E R Board Considers Splitting Ward 3 Into Two Precincts As New Registration Jumps LEOMINSTER, July 8--City Clerk Charles D. Haraden yesterday started the revision of the voting list in preparation for the municipal election which will be held in November. Mr. H*mden said today that the list received from the assessors indicate that there will be an unprecedented number of changes in the voting list this year. It is already revealed that the number of registered voters in Ward 3 this year will be close to 2000. The rapid growth in this ward is partly due to persons moving in, but most of the increase is due to activity of 'the Italian-American Citizens' club in promoting naturalization and registration work among the Italian- Americans in the city. Because of the rapid growth in the ward, and the prospects that it will continue to increase, the board of registrars will consider dividing the ward into two voting precincts. At the present time the polling place for the ward is the Old Town hall building, but election official anticipate difficulty in handling the large number of voters in the small hall. Wards 2 and 5, the two largest wards in the city, were divided into precincts last year with gratifying results. Returns were received from the two wards far more promptly and with greater accuracy than previously. It also eliminated congestion at the polling places. Biennial elections go into effect this year in Leominster for the first time as the result of a referendum at the election last fall. It means that there will be an unusually long ballot this yew for the election officers to handle, which it another reason why the registrars are considering dividing Ward 3. The voters will elect this year a mayor, four councilors «t large, five ward councilors and three members of the school committee. Both councilors at large and ward councilors will be elected for two year terms. When the biennial elections become fully operated two members of the school committee will be elected every two years lor fp.ur year terms. Death of Mrs. Mary A. Harrington LEOMINSTER, July S--Mrs. Mary A. (Kelley) Harrington, widow of John F. Harrington, 137 Mill street, died at the Monoosnock Rest yesterday afternoon. She was born in Ireland and was 73 years old. She is survived by two brothers. Timothy and Daniel Kelley, both of this city; a niece. Miss Theresa Kelley of Leominster; four nephews, Henry, Daniel and William of Boston and John Kelley of Leominster. The funeral will be from the Thomas F. Wright funeral home tomorrow morning. A high mass of requiem will be celebrated in St. Leo's church at 9. Burial will be in St. Thomas' cemetery, Springfield. Gay; Htirley Will Bethurch Speaker Tonight LBOMINSTER, July 8--The mn- nuil lawn party of St Leo's parish will open this evening on the parish grounds and will continue through Friday and Saturday evenings. Governor Charles F. Hurley will be the principal speaker this evening. The governor is scheduled to arrive at 7.30 and will be met at the parish rectory by a reception committee. Due to another engagement the governor will speak promptly at 8 o'clock. Councilor X. Frank Bagley, president of the city council, will be master of ceremonies this evening and present the governor. Other speikers'win be Mayor'Harold W. Burdett and Rev. Michael T. Slattery, pastor of St Leo's. 0r. Isidore W. Smith, member of the school committee, will preside tomorrow evening, and .Rep. Arthur U. Mahan will be the master of ceremonies on Saturday evening. St. Cyr-Hines LEOMINSTER, July 8--Miss Irene F. Hines, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Hines, 103 Boutelle street, was married at 10 o'clock *iis morning in St. Leo's church to Wilfred St. Cyr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur St. Cyr, 65 Cottage street. Rev. Michael T. Slattery officiated at the marriage and the nuptial mass which followed. Th^ bride's attendant was Miss Marion Lane and the best man was Lester Rousseau. The bride's gown was white Mousseline de soie and she carried a bouquet of lilies and gardenias. The bridesmaid's gown was pink and carried an old-fashioned bouquet. A wedding breakfast was served at the Buttercup Tea room, Lunenburg. Following a wedding trip to Bermuda, Mr. and Mrs. St. Cyr will side at 161 Central street. Leominster Briefs HERE IS A REALLY TOUGH PORCH PAINT! i Tough! That's the only word that .de- ' scribes the wearing quality of LOWE BROTHERS PORCH ANDDECK PAINT. Just try it once ; . ; you'll find that it dries exceptionally hard, and wears well. Hard leather heels won't scuff it and chairs that skid across the floor won't mar it. And the way it stands up under sun, snow, sleet and rain is truly remarkable! We can s u p p l y you w i t h LOVTE BROTHERS PORCH AND DECK PAINT in pleasing colors. 9 Fitchburg Hardware Co. 314-316 Main St. Tel. 1670 Studebaker's low price tag means A SENSATION IN GAS AND OIL S A V I N G S ! TMPRESSrVELY big in every di- JL mension, the new Srudebaker is amazingly low priced to buy. And with its built-in Fram oil cleaner and its. gas-saving automatic, over-. drive, available at slight cost, it's decisively one of the world's least costly cars to*run. And, it's all alone in many innovations ... doors that click lightly, tightly and silently without slamming .., inimitable Helen Dryden styling .·.. trunks of a roominess to make you gasp . . . steering.that halves the turning effort of parking. Try Studebaker's automatic hill holder and you'll never want a car without it again. Enjoy the'com- fort of the Studebmker ride «nd Studebaker's refreshing ventilation. The trade-in value of your prewnt car very likely will cover the Studebaker down payment. St. Leo's lawn party this evening will be ushered in with a street parade by the Leominster aerie drum corps. Chief of Police George H. Smith has assigned Reserve Officers Ernest A. Lovell and James DiPaoli to patrol, during the vacation period in the police department. John Sullivan has been appointed chairman, of the general committee In charge of the annual outing of- the Leominster lodge of Elks which will be held Sunday, August 15. Paul Amadio and Pietro DiPaoli are co-chairmea of the committee in charge of the two-day bazaar which will be held Saturday and Sunday by the Francisco Seladini Society at its hall and grounds on Lincoln Terrace. Patrolmen Henry O. St. Cyr, Leo J. Comiskey and George D. Hebert, who recently passed the police examination for sergeants, will report tt the Fitchburg city hall tomorrow morning for the physical examination. Open house will be held at theMo- noosnock Country club Saturday evening. The informal program will include cards, games and dancing. Steward Harry E. Kendall will serve supper from 6.30. Reservations for the supper must be made with Harry J. Jennings or George M. Wakefield. The annual outing of the New England Novelty Co. will be held July 17. A boat has been chartered for an all-day cruise from Boston to Provincetown. Wilbert N. Batsttne is chairman of the committee, assisted by Miss Ida Gordon, Miss Marie Guertin, Raymond Foley, Frank Brodeur, Joseph Catalucci, Amedio DDRusso and Abraham Rifkin. AVER Frank Harlow has been substituting as night yard clerk in the Boston Maine yard for Charles L. Mullin. Mr. Mullin is serving as a juror in Cambridge. Eliot Preble of Norwalk, Conn., has been spending a two weeks vacation at Sandy pond. Edgar J. Eisner has moved from the McDonald house on East Main street to the Whitney house on East Main street. Mr. and Mrs. Howard M. Beverly and son Carlton are spending an extended vacation at their cottage at Sandy pond. Donaid Yates. six-year-old son of Alfred Yates, made the trip from Detroit to Albany alone. He was met at Albany by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Yates, ST. Mrs. James £. Woodward of Greenfield and daughter have been visiting Mrs. Woodward's mother, Mrs. Blanch Whitney. The large stack which has been under construction for some weeks at the tannery is complete and most of the machinery has been installed. WINCHENDON Austin Fiona of Waterville appeared in district court yesterday befort Jodge'Sidney TV: Armstrong, charged with assault and battery on George W. Bojrc* of 418 River street. After hearing the evidence the court found him guilty and imposed a fine of $25, whk£t he paid. Supt, of Public Works WeidoT. Streeter is trying an experiment on Central street, between Summer and Grove streets. The road surface is badly pitted and the usual remedy of cold..tar patching has been found expensive and of little avail. Mr. Streeter has applied a heavy coat of tar and sprinkled with tand and dragged in with a power hone to fill all depressions, then rolled with a steam roller. The street was opened to traffic yesterday and will be watched to see bow it will stand heavy traffic. It the work .proves satitfactory the rest of he street will receive the same treatment. EAST lAFFRETf Committees Announced Mrs. William B. Winslow has announced the following committees for the 1937-38 Woman's club year: Music, Mrs. F. C. Sweeney, chairman, Mrs. Grace Fisher, Mrs. Lana Rich, Mrs. A. Amy Torrey, Mrs. Charles Chamberlain; literary, Mn. David Griffiths, chairman, Mrs. Albert Annett, Mrs. Arthur Hatch, Mrs. Alfred Dube, Mrs. Carl Sterling md Mrs. Sterling is also "in charge of the reading department; art and travel, Mrs. Austin Cole, chairman, Mrs. James Austin, Mrs. Robert Hamill, Mrs. Lillian Porter, Mrs. George Piper; home economics, Mrs. G. Gerald Parker, chairman, Mrs. Alfred Cort, Mrs. James Fitzgerald, Mrs. John T0 wn seno!' Mrs. Willard Smith; civics, Mrs. Lewis S. Record, chairman, Mrs. Seymour « Austin, Mrs. Walter Gentsch, Mrs. William Grossman. Reception, Mrs. Ortho White, chairman, Mrs. C. F. Wozmak, Mrs. Prescott Chamberlain, Mrs. Merrill G. Symonds, Mrs. Royal Nute, Mrs. Henrietta Keeley, Mrs. Addie B. Eddy, Mrs. Philip Grass; hospitality, Mrs. Alfred Coumoyer, chairman. Mrs. John Preston, Mrs. Forest Simmons, Mrs. Percy L. Cutter, Mrs. Vincent Adams, Mrs. Carlos Williams; membership, Mrs. Nellie Evans, chairman, Mrs. Charles Chamberlain, Mrs. John Townsend; dramatics, Mrs. -Abbie A. Oay, chairman, Mrs. George D. Garrett, Mrs. Justin Vinal. Mrs. Amedee Girouard was taken to Massachusetts General hospital, Boston for treatment Monday. George E. Howard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Howard, who is in the U. S. Army stationed at Honolulu, Hawaii, is reported as having been advanced to first class private. He also has qualified to enter the rifle matches to be held soon. Miss Margaret Brown, who underwent a minor operation at a Boston hospital last week is expected home coon. Mr. and Mrs. Jarvis T. Beal and . family have gone to White River Junction, Vt, for the summer prior to moving to Pembroke, where Mr. Beal will be headmaster at the Pembroke academy. John Ellsworth of this town and .Miss Avis Smith of Troy, N. H.. were married July 3. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Davis and daughter, Marion, are spending two weeks at a cottage on Lake Contoocook. They are from Watertown, Mass. Charles Rice is on vacation from his duties at the W. W. Cross Co. Hoofing It In High G. Howard, chairman of the atucas fnmmitt» Mr. tnd'Mn. Walter C. White, Jr., thi» week «t the home Some of the younger trainers have their own ideas about conditioning trotting horses, but the old-fashioned methods of the veteran remsman, Sep Palin, were good enough to make Greyhound, above, America's trotting champion. Greyhound,'1.57 1-4, seems'fb be riy1hgfQiforugh~the a.ir as the camera catches the smooth-striding steed with all four hoofs off the ground. He is expected to lower Peter Manning's world mark of 1:56 3-4. 4SHBURMJAM Cushing Honor Eoll Names of pupils who attained high standing in the last marking period at Cushing academy, have ·re of Mr*. White's sister, Mn. Gordon Hnpkftu. JB Barton. PEPPERELL B*n4 Concert Friday The fourjj* concert by the Fitch* burg Junior band^Gewge S. Tal- eott director, wfll faV hWd here tomorrow at 8 p. m. The program follows: March, "Reeves," Opellev, overture, "Superba," Dalbey; march, ''Ambassador," Bagley; trumpet trio, "Flirtations." Clark Donald Las- s*ll. Charles Barry, Francis Freeman; march, " Col. Mitchell," Taylor; waltz, "Silver Glade." Skaggs; march "Under the Double Eagle," Wagner; World war medley, "Over There," Lake; selection, "Chimes of Normandy," Planquett*, march, "International Favorite," King; "Campus Memories," Seredy; march, "John Dough's Triumphal," Morse; "Star Spangled Banner." TW/VSE/VD CENTER At the meeting of Phoebe Westo.n Fanner tent, D. of U. V., Tuesday evening a patriotic., program. .was presented 'and "refreshments were served by the committee, Mrs. Kathcrine Lavoie, Mrs. Hattie Davis, Miss Vera Ross and Mrs. Mary MacMaster. It was announced that a mystery ride is being planned for the next meeting, the evening of Aug. 3. Mrs. Mabel Hamel, Miss Annabelle Broschart and Mrs. Stella Greeley are the committee of arrangements. Phillip Guinn is spending a va- cation with his grandmother, Mm Guina, at Cap* Breton. Miaa Sarah GOTO is on a trip ia the White nwmitami with wL*l town friend*. Mr. and Mrs. Ludwin Proulx aid baby son, Robert Proulx, of Ifcpfaig, N. H, have been visiting at the borne of Mn. Proubc's parents, Mr, and Mrs. Robert Mfcoer, M*tb. street* · . . £ Mrs. Vera Swicker chaperoned * group of girls from Towosead to » private dance held at Fort Deverw last evening. _ '; Miss Grace Boutwell has returned to Gardner after visiting her sister, Mrs. Wilna Weir, Highland street ,, A. Dudley Bagley, past nobtt grand of North Star lodge L O. 0. F., has been appointed district deputy grand master of Rollston* lodge, Fitchburg, and of the Grotpa I. 0. O- F. He made an official vis* nation this week to RolUtone lodge; accompanied by E. C. Morgan,' at marshal. " ". ' Mrs. Minnie Upham of Elm Lane farm. Townsend hill, has gone d Maiden to assist in caring for ha daughter, Mrs. Edith Dodge, who Ift convalescing after an operation. George Upham and family of Me*? dow road are staying at the farm. Miss Blanche Baldwin, principal pi JudJiOD actool, Maldm. is yptodg ing a vacation at the Baldwin home* stead at the Harbor. ; Harry Knight of Somerville, for* merly of Townsend Harbor, at tended the national selected mor* ticians' convention in Chicago last week, as representative of the J. S. Waterman Sons, Boston. He was one of the two to represent his firm. in this state. · · . " Advertise your wants in The Sent:tmel The Perfect Tea for SHIRLEY Mr, and Mrs. Peter S. Norgard are at Hampton Beach, N. H. Mrs. Weedon H. Berry was called \ to Brighton Tuesday owing to the | death of her sister, Barbara Alice Bruce. Funeral services were to be held at the Faneuil Congregational church, Brighton, this afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar N. Sidileau and family are at Hampton Beach, N. H. Work on the building which Thomas Leschik is having constructed for his new store is progressing rapidly. His former store recently was damaged by fire. Miss Muriel E. Miner of Sprinp- field is visiting her mother, Mrs. Thomas F. McGrath. Mary A. Livermore Rebekah lodge will have its last meeting until fall tomorrow evening in Odd Fellows hall. Each member is to furnish a two-minute entertainment. Fredonian lodge of Odd Fellows and Mary A. Livermore Rebekah lodge were represented at the annual Odd Fellows outing at Saima park, Fitchburg, Monday. SO. ASHBURNHAM A meeting of committees to arrange for a lawn party and band concert to be held in August by St Ann's parish will be held in St. Ann's hall tonight at 7 o'clock. A citizens' special caucus will be held in Fairbanks Memorial hall tonight at 7.30 o'clock to nominate a candidate* for one selectman to fill a vacancy. The special town election will be held July 23. Employes of the W. F. Whitney Chair Co. are on vacation until Jury If Edwin Raymond has concluded work at the F. W. Lombard Co. factory and has a position at Gardner State hospital. Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Garlick of Brooklyn, N. Y., are guests of Dr. Garlick's father, Alfred E. Garlick, and are also visiting Mrs. Garlick's mother, Mrs. Eloise H, Williams. Miss Lillian Garlick, a teacher in Spokane, Wash., is at her home, where she will spend the summer with her father and sister. Digging for new water pipes is being done at the home of Edward La Frenier, Center street. A group of boys has arrived at the..Worcester. Northern- -District Health Camp, to remain during July and August Ashburnham post, A. L., will meet, in the .Legion home July 13 at 8 p. m. The Auxiliary will meet July 12 at 7.30 p* m. ASHBV IVER JOHNSON GARAGE Cor. Prichard aid Elm Stt. Td. 2700 Don't be dteoonsedl mind to try uttf tuwi ikln you admire is othent lava found Br« seem L L So ttfflplf, tOO 1 "·."--. ' · · ^*" 3 -~-~, and cleuwet-tfat relieve* cad help* to betL You'll out.. vtl at tha different* Cotfcura maiet Bur Ctttknn it' your drossta'*. Soap 25*. Ointment 25* FREE A game that nray decide the winner of the first half of the Village league season will be played at Allen field tomorrow at 6.15 p. m, when Ashby A. A. will meet Afety tied with Wett Groton for top honors. Dave Allen probably will hurl for Ashby, while Chester, the colored pitcher, will twht. for Aytt. McLellan is to umpire. . Hie annual Alliance lawn party win be held on the conunon July 19. been I 3 · TM placed on the honor rolls as follows: ' = Scholastic distinction: Ruth A.; Anderson, Greenrville. Term.; John ] F. Carr, Bridgewater; Harold Cross- , ley, Gardner ;John Bernard Hartc, i Bennington, Vt; Emily D. Kiddsr.; New London, N. H.; Theodora Lan.?. North Brookfield; Norma A. Rosen- . zweig. Greenfield; Cecil Van Doran, j _ Plainfield, N. J.; Barbara Wells. En- i g field; Bruce Wells, Jamaica Plain. = Local pupils--Edwin Aalto. Marga- _ ret Briggs, Lucina Gricius, Raymond § Lsmarche, Robert Landry, Carlo [5 Markkanen, Eino Niemi, Edward Ouellette and Robert J. Roy. Office list--Ruth A. Anderson, Greeneville. Term.; John F. Carr, Bridgewater; Winfield J. Chasey, Long Branch. N. J.; Harold Crossley Gardner; Everett L. Farnsworth, Jr., Westfield; William D. Gcble, Cambridge; John Bernard Harte, Bermington, Vt.; Emily D. Kidder, New London. N. H.; James Page, Wells River, Vt.; Norma A. Rosenzweig, Gresnfield; John C. Trask, Jr., Rochester. Vt.; Cecil Van Doren, Plainfield, N. J.; Barbara Wells, Enfield; Bruce Well, Jamaica Plain; Janet Wilson, Melrose. Local pupils on office list--Edwin Aalto, Margaret Briggs, Winslow Fletcher, Lucina Gricius. Jennie Gronholm, Dwight Howe; Raymond Lamarche, Robert Landry, Carlo Markkanen, Tauno Neuvonen, Eino Niemi. Edward Ouellette. Barbara Quimby, Robert Roy; Wesley Saio, Donald Tatro, Winifred Taylor, Irja Teittinen and Wilho Torristoja. _ Naukeag Inn Notes | Mr. and Mrs. Donald D. Williams' ~ of Westport, Conn., were weekend guests at the inn and "Happy Hollow," the summer home of Mrs. A. M. Hurley of Auburndale. Recent week-end guests at the inn include Mr. and Mrs. Harry Butters of Boston; Miss Mary Hinkls, _ Mrs. Zelphia Bumcss and Miss Ade- j j laide Bishop of Philadelphia, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Pingree of Braintree were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Brown, who are spending the summer at the inn. Among recent dinner guests are Miss Grace Kingsbury of New York, N. Y., and Tamworth, N. H.; Mrs. S. E. Doak of Germantown, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs, William P. Sheppard and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Collier of Braintree. Philip C. Aspinwall, senior master of the Ashburnham Sshool for Boys, who has been staying at the inn, is taking courses at the Harvard Summer school in Social Science. the purpose of nominating a candidate to the board of selectmen. .-vrtil- be called at 730 o'clock by Eugene |»immiiiiHiniiiiiniiiiniHiHiMiH!iiiimimniiuuiHiniUM !§ ' R E D W H I T E L S T O R E S / 4lbs.for.jfc NATIVE CABBAGE NATIVE BEETS WATERMELON Georgia Tom Watsons Large, Cut Red as Fire I SELECTED WESTERN EGGS dozen 29c I I GREEN MEADOW BUTTER, finest quality Ib. 38c I 1 SPICED HAM, Ib. 35c -- TOMATOES 2 Ibs. for 29c i I NATIVE WAX BEANS 2 Ibs. for 15c I FREE Package of 50 GLASSIPS Wi»h 1/2 Lb. Pkg. Red White ICED ORANGE PEKOE TEA = 45c CANNING SUPPLIES Recent guests at the White House, Main street, include Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Adams of Lake Worth, Fla.: Miss Marjorie Hayford and Miss Mary Dana of Alabama; Dr. and Mrs.! J. Schlimler of New York, N. Y. Dr. and Mrs.- Schlimler were here to visit their children who are enrolled at Camp Watatic on Lake Winnekeag. A practice meet of the Hancock Veteran Firemen's association will be lield tonight at 630 on the Dolly Whitney Adams school grounds. The Citizens' caucus tonight for OLD CORNS COME OFF BY THOUSANDS The clerks at Murphy's Drag Store and all other GOOD Drug Stores are demonstrating how easily END-O-CORN removes the mast stubborn old corns or callousw. Beginning today and all next week thousands of Fitchburg men and women will "profit from the demon - stratlons being given about END-O- CORN. Vou, wKft 'have become discouraged by poor results obtained from the use of so-called "-corn cures" should Uarri tfODAY about the ONLY remedy that will surely remove all corns and callvuses quickly and without pain. END-Or COBN oats only 50 .cents, but i£s worth $50, END-O-CORN JARS Atks--E-Z Seal Dozen Quarts § Dozen Pints Dozen '/i Pints Dozen J -i GaL ...99C 89c . 8 7 0 $1.29 Red White Sliced Beef 3V 2 Ox. Jar 17c Hormel'i Chicken A LA KING 10 V 2 Ox. Can 31c A dish you'll be proud to serve--and ready in a jiffy RED WHITE OVEN BAKED BEANS Pea, Yellow-Eye, Bed Kidney 2 Tall Cans JELLY GLASSES JELLY GLASSES JAR RINGS... JAR RINGS,,, i i Standard 1-3 Pint Duplex Screw Cap 72 Dozen 45c . , . , 1 Bed White ,-'....... I FRUIT PECTIN IJELS-RITE...... PAROWAX . . . . . . WCKUNB SPIM... Guaranteed Good-Lock--The Old Reliable fap8 Sc lOc 17c 2 Pound ._. _,, _.-.--- Blocks Red White-- Whole Mixed 3O*.Pkf. 9c CANDY SPECIAL SBPERFWE '/2 Pound PWRl COCOANUT Red White DEVILED MEAT 2 *£ 15C Red White CORNED BEEF 12 Oz. Can Perfect for Sandwiches or Cold Cats 20c 10c Red A White Root Beer Extract Bottle Wilbert'. No-Rub Shoe White £ 4 _ Large Bottle ft I U Small Bottle 1O$ Red A White Corn Flake* 4 4* Giant Pkg. I I V 3 Small PKg*. 20£ Pickle*, Sweet Mixed Quart Jar Sardine*, Silver 9fhft Tot Scan* FREE GLASS MEASURING CUP Witfc Larff P*ck*fle Red Cr Whit* CAKE FLOUR Pw Assured BcMiK* ALL 29e C