The North Adams Transcript from North Adams, Massachusetts on June 22, 1933 · Page 12
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fAO* TWZLVB THE MJKTM AOAMB EYEMNd TKANBCBIW. THURSDAY, JUNE II, 19JJ . CBNTCft 6T. OFFICE TEL. 119 THE ADAMS NEWS SECTION ADAMS OFFICE CENTER ST. TEL. 110 PROFESSOR COLE VISITS GARDENS Expresses S a t i s f action With Progress to Date , SUPERVISOR COMING To Assist With Work When Operations Are Starred at Community Plant. Satisfaction with the manner 'in which Adanu community gardens are being conducted and the progress that has already been made there w«s expressed by Professor Warren B. Cole ol Massachusetts State College at Amherst during a recent visit here for the purpose of- Inspecting the gardens. Professor Cole further stated that when Adams starts Its canning factory, at which vegetables and other products from the gardens, will be canned.'an assistant professor will be sent, without any charge for this service, from the state college to act as supervisor of the canning work. It Is expected the canning plant will be ready to begin operations in about five weeks and at that time the actual work of conserving food for use In Adams during the coming winter months will get under way in earnest. SPECIAL! For Week-End Only Straw Hat and Necktie Come Early for Best Choice Schiff Clothing Co. 90 Summer St. Couple Observe Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kaiser of 6 Smith street who on Tuesday observed; the 55th anniversary of their marriage. A feature of the observance I Was a reception tendered them on Tuesday evening in the Masonic' rooms by Franklin chapter, Order of the Eastern Star of which Mrs. Kaiser is a member. VALLEY ST. COUPLE OBSERVE EVENT Mr. and Mrs. A m able Gagnon Honored ON ANNIVERSARY Well Known Couple Married 53 Years—Are Presented With Purse of Gold. Larceny Warrant For Earl L. Walpole Issued (Continued from Page Three A Great Show—Ends .Tonight WGY SAI/T and PEANUTS "RASPUTIN AND THE EMPRESS" • YOURCMHUTCTY "THEATRE' FRIDAY — SATURDAY NANCY CARROLL In ' "CHILD OF MANHATTAN" afco Tom Keene—Roscoe Ales "CHEYENNE KID" Colortone Mnilcal Revue "WILD , PEOPLE" also Cbnpler 2—"Jungle Mystery" FREE CHINA FRIDAY Special Sales Day Every Friday Haggerty Hardware Store Double Votes for Pony Contest On the Stage—SAT. NIGHT "ARKANSAS RADIO COWBOYS" tended Adams high school and during the World war served in the quartermasters corps of the United States army. He is married and has one daughter. He is 39 years of age. First Warrant Issued Issuance of the warrant charging Mr. Walpole with failure to answer a summons Issued by the state bank examiners look place late yesterday afternoon. Jl followed the leaving of an official summons from the bank examiners with a member of the Walpole household on Orchard street Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock by Deputy Sheriff John J. Thompson. This summons, which Is in accordance with slate laws that require a bank official to obey such summonses, called upon Mr. Walpole to appear before the bank examiners at the South Adams Savings bank within 34 hours. This 34 hour period having expired yesterday afternoon without Mr. Walpole appearing at the bank the warrant for his arrest was Issued. At the same time the Adams police were asked to request the state police at the Cheshire barracks lo broadcast over the state police teletype a description of Mr. Walpole and a. request that he be arrested. This JADITE — TOMORROW Slarls Tomorrow-rEnds Sunday Finding; love .... with a. girl so gentle, 50 sweet, that he protect* her at the risk of his life. Fox Film presents a Jesse L. Lasky Production "ZOO IN BUDAPEST" with LORETTA YOUNG GENE RAYMOND Co-Feature JACK HOXIE in "GUN LAW" with Betty Boyd, Mary Carr and Dynamite, (he wonder horse Mickey Mouse and Novelly George Shakar 87 Commercial St. Tel. 214-J, 767-M A Nation-Wide Store Call Us Up •—We Deliver SPECIALS FOR THE WEEK-END Creamery Boll Butter 2 Ibs. 49c Kellogc'i Corn Flake* Tc pkg. Granulated Sugar 10 lb«. 48c Fore Tomato Catiup £—14 01. bob. 23c Real Kalian Spaghetti, Elbow and Macaroni 4 Ibs. 25c A. B. Coffee Ib. 19c Rice Krispies 2 pkgs. 21c Seeded or Seedleu Fancy Raisins 2 pkgs. 15c Fancy Pack Tomatoes 3 cans 23c D1U or Snui Pickles qt. jar 19c Pep 2pkgs21c Ivuhoe Mayonnaise qt. jar 52c Lard IK Strictly mat Egg* 21c dei. Evap. Milk Jack rrmt Conf. Sugar —1 Ib. ISe message was sent to state police barracks throughout Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut. Apparel on Leaving When Mr. Walpole left Adams on Monday he is believed to have been wearing a,gray colored suit, gray ca and tan oxfords. He also had a gra tweed mixture topcoat. He was driv Ing his Dodge 1031 eight cylindc automobile which bore Massachu setts registration plates No. 20,581. As previously rcporlcd in'the Trnn script, Mr. Walpole was at the ban on Monday morning when the stat bank examiners arrived on an unan nounccd visit. He greeted the exam iners and shortly after left the bank During the morning he went to th office of Tax Collector Pierce E. Cas sidy and obtained checks totaltni (17,302.48 representing advance la: payment?. He left the checkS'at In selectmen's office for recording am that afternoon they were brought tc the South Adams Savings bank anc left there for Mr. Walpole who, how ever, failed lo return. He was las seen at the bank at 11 o'clock al though he Is reported to have been seen at 4.30 o'clock that afternoon driving his ear along the main hUh way to Plttsfleld. During Monda; morning M went to his home on pr chard street, got a topcoat and noth Ing cljse and taking his car from the yard drove away minus a suitcase bag or any extra wearing apparel. Several Theories Advanced No one has reported having seen him since Monday. Several theorie have been advanced by friends for his absence. They Include the belief he may have suffered a temporary ncr vous breakdown from overwork; due to his endeavors to help straighten out the financial problems by which Adams, in common with other com- jmuntties. is beset; that he may have none out of town to transact town biisinessiand have met with an accident and probable bodily harm. Desk Contents Examined Procedure of state.bank examiners assuming charge of a bank when thes arrive for an examination and of having the Institution remain In their care until such examination has beer completed as well as the sealing of certain desks and cabinets, as was elated in yesterday's issue of the Transcript had been done, is regularly followed by the examiners Judge Morton said today. The seals which had been placed on the desk of Mr. Walpole were broken open yesterday by one of the bank examiners who then began an examination of the contents of the desk. Walpole Very Popular Mr. Waipole enjoyed perhaps as wide an acquaintance as any man In Adams and was exceedingly popular with his joviality and sense of humor making him welcome in Hie various circles In which he moved. His disappearance ajid the circumstances attached thereto are the chief topic of conversation in Adams at present with speculation rife as to his present whereabouts. He is a native of Adams. He attended the local schools and was graduated from Adams high school In 1807. Shortly after his graduation He entered the employ of the South Adams Savings bank as a clerk, working under George H. Holden who was then treasurer. Upon the death of Mr. Holden to' 1919 Mr. Walpole was named treasurer. At the same time he was also appointed as town treasurer, a position also held by I Mr. Holden. He had been annually re-elected each year since as town treasurer, being opposed for the office only on two occasions and In both instances being returned by a large vote. Earnings About S100 Weekly . He was ft Republican in politics but I was also usually given the Democratic party's endorsement when he w>s a candidate for re-election as tofrn treasurer. He played a prominent part In town affairs and was always interested in anything that meant the advancement of the community. His ability as a musician was well known although in recent years, owing to the press of banking and town affairs, he had not been so active In this line. In former years he was hailed as a gifted pianist and saxophone player and at one time led his own orchestra. He was also director for a number of years of musical and minstrel shows produc- ed.by local talent. He Is married but has no children. Hb combined salary as bank and town treasurer la slid to have been I bout 104 a w£ek. • As was tl»cM« yesterday, builneu *t ttie bank today wis slightly below normal, ._. _________ Mr. and Mrs. Amable Gagnon of 58 Valley street observed their 63rd wedding anniversary last night with a reception for members of their family and Intimate friends at their home. An Interesting program of entertainment was carried out and tire couple were presented with a purse on behalf of the guests. Both Mr. and Mrs. Gagnon were born in Canada and came to this town shortly before their marriage. They were married in Notre Dame church in North Adams, as there was no French church in Adams at that time. All of their married life has been spent in Adams where they are widely known and highly regarded. Seven of their children, 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren were present at the reception last night.,. For many years Mr. Gagnon was employed at the Hoosac Valley Lime company, but retired several years ago, although he still enjoys good health. Mrs. Gagnon also is in good health and .Is able to do her household tafks dally. PARTY TENDERED TO MRS. SIMPSON Mrs. Ernest C. Simpson, wife of High School Principal Ernest C. Simpson who is soon to leave Adams to accept a sub-mastership at Wa- tcrville, Me., high school, was tendered a farewell party on Tuesday by members of a bridge club o_f which she Is a member, at Camp Dona Vona at Plaliifleld pond. Cards were played and boating was enjoyed. Following a delicious supper, Mrs. Simpson was presented with a gift from each member of the club and each recited an appropriate verse. ST. JEAN SOCIETY TO OBSERVE FEAST On Sunday in Honor of Patron Saint The 8t. Jean Baptists society will observe the feast of St. Jean Baptiste, patron saint of the organization, on Sunday with a solemn high mass at 10.30 o'clock at Notre Dame church and a picnic In the afternoon at Camp Hamclin, the Notre Dame Boy Scout camp. Members of the society will meet at the society rooms on Park street at 10.10 o'clock and will march lo the church in a body. Other societies affiliated with the church are Invited to lake part In the observance. Special music will be rendered and a sermon appropriate lo the occasion will be delivered. A program of entertainment has been arranged for the picnic at Carr.p Hamelin and a basket lunch will be served. Jan Koscinski Dies Following Long Illness Jan Koscinski of 19 Myrtle sirctt, died late yesterday aftcmojn at ills home following a long illness from complications. He was born In Poland and had lived in Adams for about a quarter of a century. During that time he had been employed at the Berkshire mills. Mr. Koscinski was_a member of St. Stanislaus church and Its affiliated societies and was highly regarded by all who knew him. Besides his wife, he leaves three sons, Kaslmierz Koscinski of this town, Joseph Koscinski of Holyoke and Jan Koscinski of Poland, a daughter, Mrs. Jan Poplawskl of Cheshire and step-daughter. Mrs. Helen Llchwala' of this town. 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held on Friday morning at 9 o'clock in St. Stanislaus church and burial will be in St.'Stanislaus cemetery. WILL CONSIDER , BEER LICENSES Questions of Applications and Granting of Permits to be Considered by Selectmen Tonight. Questions pertaining to the grant- Ing of licenses for the sale of beer and light wines for the period beginning July 1st are expected to be discussed at a meeting of the board of selectmen to be held in the town office this evening. The licenses to be issued as of July 1st are for a one year period and will supcrcede the temporary licenses under .which dispensers of beer and wine are now operating. The fees that are to be charged for a year's license have not yet been announced by the selectmen nor have any of the regulations that will pertain to the permits. Last week the. selectmen announced that all applicants (or the July 1st licenses must be filed by June 25th. Miss Helen Hcalcn; best man, Miss Marccllnc Fllllon; bridesmaid, Mrs. Amelia LcBeau. and clergyman, Miss Elizabeth Chase. Mrs. Marco was presented with many gifts. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Mrs. Raymond Marco Is Tendered Shower Party Mrs. Raymond Marco, formerly Miss Lillian Koch, who was married recently, was honored with a miscellaneous' shower last night at the home of Miss Elizabeth Chase on Rowland avenue. The house was attractively decorated with pink and blue paper streamers and cut flowers. Group singing and dancing was enjoyed and Miss Marcelinc Pillion j gave an exhibition of tap dancing. A mock wedding ceremony was enacted with the following taking part: Bride, Miss Cyrilla Bacon; groom. SAVOY CONSTABLE RECOVERS MACHINE A Ford roadster owned by Frank Tenczar, of Friend street, which was stolen 'in Savoy Monday night was found yesterday at Windsor Jams by Constable Walter Pytko of Savoy. There was no gasoline in the tank but the car was not damaged, Indl eating that It was taken simply fo a "Joy ride." St. Stanislaus to Play Brayton This Evening St. Stanislaus will play a Twilight league baseball game this evening at Mill street grounds with the Bray- tons of North Adams as opponents. The local nine has shown great improvement in recent games and expects to score another victory this evening. Piano Recital Tonight Notre Dame Auditorium at 8 P. M. Pupils of Leo R. San Soucie The Public Is Invited Admission Free Street RAIMER & BENZ PHONE 925 PHONE 926 63 PARK ST., ADAMS, MASS. Week-End Specials Freshpak White House Coffee Ib. 24c Jack Frost and Domino 4X Sugar 2forl5c Kellogf's nice Krispies 2 for 21c Good Luck Jar Rings 4 pkg 25c Fresh Sweet Whlpplns Cream bot. lOc Beechnut Spaghetti and Macaroni 3-1 Ib. pkgs. 23c Diamond Blrdscye Matches carton 27c Best Grade Orange Fekoe Tea 1/2 Ib. 19c Small Lean l*ork Loins Rib End Roast Ib. IQc White Native'Vtnl Shoulder Roast Ib. 15c Qaallty Stamped Steer Shoulder Roast Ib. 15c Fancy Fresh Killed Fowl Ib. 25c 4 to 5 Ib. are. Ib. Fresh s'horc Whole Hoddock Ib. 9c Fresh Sliced Boston Blue Pollock 2 Ibs. 25c Fancy Fresh Cape , Mackerel 2 Ibs. 25c Fancy Fresh Cod Steak Ib. 15c M. Schiff & Son says: It's time America knew what's inside an Electric Refrigerator All-Day Outing Will BeHeldbyW.C.T.U The W. C. T. U. will hold an all day outing tomorrow at the home o Mrs. Fied Bowen of Bowen's Comers Dinner will be served at 12.30 o'cloc and the program will continue dur the afternoon, with a sale an (air going on In connection with th outing. Members of the organizatlo who have been collecting fragment of gold and silver for It are asked (< turn these In,tomorrow. Guests ar expected at the affair from Nortr Adamsr Cheshire and other nearb; communities. ' Local Delegates Leave For Auxiliary Session Mrs. Frank Hanlon, president o he Berkshire County American Le •ion Auxiliary, left yesterday foi Northampton where; she will .represent,the county chapter at the annua tate convention of'the American Legion Auxiliary. Thj'ee delegates nd three alternates from the loca uxillary left for Northampton today nd will remain until the end of the onventlon on Saturday. The dele- ates'are Mrs. P. J. Vrabel, Mrs ames Kcrr and Mrs. Joseph Cho- uelte. while the alternates are Mrs 3ert Grew. Mrs. Frank Sheridan anc Irs. E. Leon Cadlgon. •Vauenheim Lodge Elects Its Officers for Year Mrs. Louis Kleiner was"elect«d present of rrauenhelm lodge, No. 15 t the monthly business meeting held ast. night at Turn hill. Other offl- rs chosen were: Vice president, jre. Joseph Mecher; secretary, Mrs. na Herrmann; treasurer, Mrs. itary Fulde; financial secretary, Mrs. oseph Ryan, and delegate of the dge, Mrs. Ernest Sehwartzer. The fflcers elected last night will be In ailed at the July meeting. West Road Ace. Win The. West Road Aces defeated the iggsvllle Aces In a baseball game esterday by the score, 15 to 6. The attery for the winners were 3. Ash- Mi and B. Ashton and for the los- E, Nowack and B. Plrieck. Bargains Selling out Spring : Coats Including Stouts and Children's f ^^ at l Price Come today and pfck out your ityle and size. A.Pociask 93 Summer St. T.I. »*« ASK YOURSELF THIS QUESTION about refrigerator before you buy it. It's important. With Carrene, the sensational refrigerant used EXCLUSIVELY i by Grunow, SAFETY is GUARANTEED. Because Carrene is Non-toxic • Non-explosive • Non-corrosive and Non-inflammable. Besides, it freezes ice faster. Saves you money in operation. Let us show you! SUPER-SAFE REFRIGERATOR SCHIFF & SON Complete Home Furnisher* Summer St. Tel. 113-W "Adams I

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