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North Adams, Massachusetts
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Monday, July 24, 1933
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Mat two NOBTB ADAMS KTKNDta TBAUBCsUTT, MONDAY. TOUT K 1*» SAYS SHOES HAY HAVE HIT RUANE But Denies She Intentionally Hit Commissioner IN HIS OFFICE Mrs. Hawy Walden, Claiming She Was Forcibly Ejected, Consults Another Lawyer. Mrs. Harry Walden 'of 69 Willow Dell who has been thinking of Hart- Ing legal Mtlon. against Public Welfare Commissioner James B. Ruane, denied today that the swung a pair of shoes and Intentionally hit him on the head with them just before, according to her allegations, he selMd her armi and forcibly ejected her from his office In" city ha.ll annex on Friday. Mil. Walden Bald die had a pair of show wrapped In paper in her lap as she was sitting In Mr. Ruane's office arguing with him about one of her children's need of a pair of shoes and that when he got up suddenly from hU chair, she, startled, raised her hands quickly, the pair of shoes came out of their wrapper and flew through the air. She thinks they may have struck the commissioner on the head but she said she was not certain. At that point, at any rat«, she say* he seized her arms and shoved her out of his office. She exhibited slight discoloration* on her upper arms which she said he had caused and also declared there was a bruise on her Wp. Mayor A. J. Pratt who on Saturday declared he would investigate the matter, said today that he had not yet completed his Inquiry but that he had been told that Mrs. Walden swung a pair of shoes at Mr. Ruane and struck him, whereupon the commissioner put her out of his office, Mrs. Walden has consulted two lawyers, first Attorney Earl D. Oetman of this city and 'later Attorney Francis. W. Oassidy. Both declined to comment on th» matter today but she snld that' after talking with them she had decided not to start action against the commissioner unless she found herself incapacitated because of the bruises. So far they have, she added, caused her only slight lameness and a little inconvenience. Her husband, however, declared that he Intended to seek satisfaction through the law, Commissioner Ruane has declined to 1 discuss the case, saying he would let Mrs. Walden do the talking. WELL-KNOWN FILM FIGURE VISITOR Joseph A. Golden Director of Famoua Stars Joseph A. Golden, formerly president of the OryiUl Film corporation, and Mrs. Golden and their daughter, Odette, spent the week-end as guests of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Taj- sone of WlUlamstown. On Saturday morning, they visited Mr. TaMone's studio in this city. Mr. Golden remarked at the change that has taken place In North Adams since his companies played at the local theatre* about M years ago before h* entered the motion picture field. In 1J03, Mr. Golden became asso'- clated with the old Blograph company, one of the pioneer organlza- lons In the "movie" Industry. Later he became president of the Crystal .Film corporation, and during that time directed 3800 pictures, many of them "one reelers" produced at the rate of one a day. He waa one of the first to make "big productions" and produced among them the first "Count of Monte Crlsto," with James O'Nlel as the star. Blanch Walsh was his star In Tolstoy's "Resurrection," and then he cast the great tragedienne In "Countess Na- dlne" which had a run of three years. Nat Goodwin was the first under his direction to play in "Oliver Twist." Mr. Golden "dl«Vs>vered" Pearl White but did not like her first "test" and sent her away. The next day he sent for her and asked'her to wear a blonde wig. After 'that Miss White appeared successfully In more than 2000 comedies and dramas, Other great stars who were directed by Mr. Golden Included Helen Ware, Janet Beecher, Thomas Whlf- fon, Mrs. Alder, wife of the famous Jewish tragedian, Hilda Spong and Jane Grey, Mr. Golden produced the first picture in which Douglas Fairbanks played Chester Huohlnson ,had his first ttRrt In the same picture at the same time. While Mr. Golden would not comment when asked about the present marital difficulties of Douglas and Mary, he said that Fairbanks is truly a great star and Miss Pickford a sweet and popular woman. The Ooldens, who are intimate friends of the Tascones, make their home in the Bryn Mawr Park section of Yonkers, N. Y. MERCURY SOARS TO 94 DEGREES And Humidity Makes Seem Even Hotter it NEAR RECORD GEORGE RUSSETT LEAVES HOSPITAL PITTSFIELD GROUP AT MOUNT'HOPE Heat Causes Great Exodus to Bathing Resorts of This Section Over Week End. The mercury soared to an official mark of 94 yesterday to give a torrid climax to the present hot wave, now In Its loth day, and to come within two degrees of setting a record for the season. ' June 9th, when the temperature hit 68, still holds the record but the intense humidity which accompanied the hot weather both yesterday, Saturday and today, made slightly lower temperatures seem.hotter. Saturday's official high mark was 83, lower than the maximum temperatures of two or three immediately preceding days but most people, sweltering In the heavy air, believed it was the hottest they had seen this year. They transferred the palm to yesterday's temperature when It sallied up to 94 In the afternoon with the humidity still heavy, but again they were wrong for the season's record was still two degrees higher. That today would be another scorcher was evident at 8 o'clock when the mercury at city hall stood at 78, the highest at that hour of the morning on any'day of the current warm spell, but alter climbing to 86 In the morning, it dropped back two degrees shortly before noon. There was still great humidity/ however; and again local people were sweltorlrig and suffering and asking each Other whether^ it was hot enough; '"•-' ,-, The heat caused a great exodus to bathing r«6tt» 'Saturday afternoon and yesterday, While todajt those who wore not employed were again heading for cooling waters. Recovered From Gun-Shot Wound* Sustained at Camp George Russett of East Road who was shot in his camp at Windsor Lake on July 10, and who had been In the North Adams hospital since that time was discharged from the Institution this morning! having recovered from a bullet wound in the right lung. Russett claimed that as he picked up a rifle from the table In his camp, it was discharged and the bullet passed through his body. He notified the police and called a doctor and was removed to the hospital where he recovered. YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONVENTION PLANS Furthered at Meeting of Committee Chairmen INWILLIAMSTOWN Annual Affair Will be Held Here and in College Town Starting Oct. 7th. SPRINGFIELD MAN IS ARRESTED HERE For Failure to Pay $55 Fine in Home City ' Alfred Chlckerello of Maiden street, Springfield, was arrested thU afternoon by Chief of Police M. W. Canton at the request of the Springfield police who Raid they wanted OhlckereUo for failure to pay a One of »55 Imposed on him some time ago in a liquor case. He was given until last Saturday to pay the fine and the Springfield police claimed he failed to do so. The Springfield police informed the local department they would send a man after him. FUNERALS SPECULATORS MAY BE POT UNDER BAN Washington, July 34—CAP)— A proposition that '"the professional i and amateur speculator" be kept wit of the market was put before the grain Industry representatives summoned to Washington for a conference today on means of securing more stable prices for the farmer. • : . That was Just one of the things Secretary Wallace and George N. Peek, farm administrator, were aatd to hove In mind. They wanted to see what the conferees,.including grain exchange men, would have to suggest. > The administrators have Agreed that there must be reform, citing the recent precipitous -drop in grain prices. If conferees do not present a,.plan, It Is understood that'Wallace Is ready to offer one that goes into detail. One of its features would eliminate from the market the speculator "and, anyone who cannot enow that he has a legitimate Interest in grain (or) x x x that he is serving useful *oolal purpose." Stanley Club Member* and Wiv«« at Picnic About 200 members of the Stanley club, composed of members of the research staff of the General Electric company of Plltsfleld, and their wives and guests, had an enjoyable picnic at Mount Hope farm in Wllllamstown on Saturday. Their visit was featured by a speaking program in which Colonel E. Farm- alee Prentice took part, a delightful luncheon In the grove, a. tour of inspection of the farm buildings and a visit to the rose gardens and to the poultry, farm, Besides Colonel Prtntlce. the (speakers included P/< Hubert D. aoodalev.genetlotot at Mount, Hope, and Nelson A. Roberts, -general superintendent of the fanh, Colonel Prentice' and Dr. Goodalo dealt with research work In general, paying particular attention to livestock breeding and the important place it holds or should hold on the modern farm. l£z. Roberts, a gifted story-teller whose homely philosophy is not unknown In the Berkshire*, discussed various topic* and related several anecdotes. John'Latham The funeral of John Latham of Notch road who lost his lite Thursday afternoon when the automobile tut was driving was struck by a Rutland train at Moon's crossing, north of Berlin, N. Y., took place yesterday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock in St. John's Episcopal church and was largely attended. There were many flowers. Rev. Arthur Murray, rector of the church, read the funeral service and James Morley Chambers, organist, played several hymns during the/service. Tho. body was removed frpro the chiircrj to the funoraf parlors of U A, Simmons where it will be held'pending the; arrival from England of Mr. Latham's daughter and sister who. were travelling abroad at the. time Mr. Latham met his death'.. Qn their; arrival .thers wi" fe : a .burial service at' tftev (firaVVt" !J **-'- lf are now on their way home. Fraf •. Hltehman The funer. •• .'tank A. Hitchman 'of-83 BrookJj.. direct, who.died on Saturday at the JNorth Adams hospital, will be held 'tomorrow; morning at 9 o'clock In St. Francia church. Burial will be In-the family lot at Southvlow cemetery. Mrs. Charles Peltier Mrs. Mary Peltier, 88, wife of Charles Peltier of 510 Union street, died on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock In her home following an Illness of one year which did not become serious until about two weeks ago. She was a. native of Burlington, Vt, but had been a resident of this section ever since her marriage to Mr. Peltier In North Pownal on August 37, 1881. They resided In Williamstown until 1902 and then came to this city. Since 1910 they had resided In the house In which she died. Mrs. Peltier was a woman who enjoyed the respect and confidences of many friends. She-was of a happy disposition and Imbued those with whom she came In contact with her cheerfulness. She leaves besides her husband, four Eons, Charles P., Theodore and Alfred Peltier of this city und Lawrence Peltier of Lowell, and two daughters, Mrs. Eva Shannon of PtiUa<Selphla, Pa., and Mrs. Agnes Tourjee of this city aa well as several < grandchildren. Her funeral will take place tomor- row'morning at 9 o'clock In Notre Damefofiurch of which ?he was a regular attendant and biuial will be in BouthvWw cemetery. Tentative plans for the ninth annual convention of the Young People's Fellowships of the Western Massachusetts diocese of the Protestant Episcopal church which will take place in Wlllinmstown and this city over tho week-end of October 7th were furthered at a meeting of the committee chairmen, held last even- Ing in the rectory of St. John's church, WlUlamstown. In addition to the li chairmen who attended, Rev. Arthur Murray, rector of St. John's church, this city, W. W. Smith of this city, representing St. Andrew's mission In Blacklnton and Rev. Gardiner M. Day, rector of St. John's church, Wllllamstown, who are serving as advisers, were present. The fall meeting will be the first held in this section by the Y. P. F. organizations of the diocese. Last year Clinton was the meeting place. . Personal Paragraphs Mrs. A.' Oldman and. daughter, Marlon,, of IS Hudson street left today for Milwaukee, WIs., and the Century of Progress Exposition in Ohloago, HI. ' ' Mrs. Mary Farmer Mrs. Mary Farmer, widow of Moses Farmer, a former resident of Rutland, Vt., died this morning; at 1.30 o'clock. In the home of a daughter, Mrs. William H, Smith 'of 3% Bryant street from a'- compllcarabn' of ail-merits' following a long period of 1111 health. J ! / * 1 ' She was born' In Ptttsford, Vt., and until a. comparatively short time ago resided In Rutland. She was I member of the .Uniyersallat churcf and since coming to this, city had " made many friends. She leaves one sot) , / ! i, B. R, Farmer Stock Market and Financial telephone Hem* ' maker tt«a»y M well as profitable ; fqc roo to atart an ad working foe you. CENTRAL MARKET HtOMFT FREE DELIVERY PHONE 843 17 Center St. TUES. A WED. SPECIAL Shoulder Hamburg Steak Trend of the Market (By Victor Eubank—Associate • Press Financial Writer) Kelt York* July 24—(AJ.>—FInan olal markets started Into today get back some of the heavy loese suffered during last week's sellln. cyclone. With the delayed opening at noo a large volume of buying orders ha, piled up since Saturday on the the ory that an interim rally at leas was almost a certainty. While man traders ".'ere Quick to seize profits o early advances of 1 to 6 or mor points, realizing apparently was fairly well absorbed. While gtai trading was restricted in Chicago prices were steady to firm. Whea was about 1U cents above the aver age price of Thursday. Cotton go up around $1 a bite and other com modltles were firm. The dolla sagged in foreign exchange markets Bonoi improved. Treasury Balance Washington, jury 34 —CA.P.)— Treasury receipts for July 21 were W^S 1,601,83; expenditures, W.835,- 442.1B; balance, ag)a,4MM3^6. customs duties for 21 days of July were Stock Quotations Quotation*,nmiul** af Oood- oody A Cfe, member* of New York Stock Kxebanf* wltb local branch n uw toriptn Bulldln*. • QMiaUoa* ai 2 o'clock Allla Chalmers .. ..' 17 Allied Chemical , 113.4 American Can ...87 American Smelting ..34 American Sugar to American T* T ..............122 American Tobacco B 83. American International , ... (.4 Anaconda Copper , 17.3 Atohison 61. 2 Auburn Motors .... K Aviation Oorp . 10.6 Baltimore ft Ohlc .. . V Bttuux ..,.,,.,....,. It'.l arlftg* Body 10 J 1CNM4 « CanadUta Pacific l«.S ChMftOMn , U Ohl*NW 10,6 OonsoJOaj ,.,„... .«,* Oor*61OU, u.i Oongoleum ,, »,6 Com Products It.t OhryaJer .,,..,,,,.,,.,, jo,4 poe* Oolft i M.6 Curtlss Wright ., 3 Del Sc Hudson — .73 DuPont ,, 71.7 Erie 18.7 Pox Pictures 3.3 General Electric 23.6 General Food 34.1 Genera)'Motors'- 27. GSrieral Tank Car ... 34 Goodrich Tire:, ,. > 14.6 Gold Dljjit ,'.... 21.3 Graham Paige ' 3.9 Hudson Motors io.'6 Houston Oil , 27 Hupmobile 5.4 tater Nickel is.3 Int Tel : js.l Kennecott 20.3 Kresge S S 12. J- Kroger-Stores ' 20.'4 Cnt Cement 32 Ins Copper •- 6.6 Loews Ino 23.4 txnlUard .' 20.< L MB 80.6 Mack Truck 34.2 M K & T 11.7 N Y Central 42.6 Montgomery Ward ." 21. j Nash Motors 20 Nat Biscuit £4.4 *or Pacific ,... 26 Ohio Oil 13 Otis Elevator 18,4 Otis Steel 6.1 Packard Motor 4.7 'hillips Pete ., 12.4 Penn.RR 34.4 Pullman 48 ladioCorp ..'. 8.1 K O 3.1 10 Motors ., 4 (em Rand 8 lepublio I & S 17.2 Sean-Roebuck 34.5 Southern Pao 27.8 louthern R , ; ;.. 28,4 t. Panl 9.4 t.Paulpfd 14.3 Und Brands 26.1 tandard Gas 14 tandanlotNJ 35 Standard of Oal 34.7 tudebaker 6.3 "*xas Co J3.2 1mken Roll B 28.6 olted Drug 47.2 nion Pacific 13.4 rutett Aircraft 33.2 nlted Corp 10 S Realty .„.. . g.4 B at««i M S Rubber 17.3 amer Bros 5.B Meetinghouse 41.) estern Union 69 oolworth 44 Sale* at 1 o'clock—1,320,800. CMffc Qttti&Ut^sii 1 met Bup*r Power 6.3 Deotrto B * B .............. K.4 of Burlington, Vt., and two daughters, Mrs. Smith at whose home she died and Mrs. Frank Ward Of Providence, R. I. Her .funeral'will take place lues- day afternoon at 4 o'clock In her lale home. Rev. Pliny A. Allen of the Unl- I versalist church will officiate and the body will be taken on Wednesday morning to Rutland, Vt,, tor burial in Kvergreen cemetery there. John Albert Church John Albert Church, 70, died at his home 236 Beaver street shortly after noon today following a lingering Illness. • • V Born' In Pfttersljurg, N. Y., Mr. Church came to tb>> city 20 years ago to riiake his home" He was employed at thtStrong-Hewat mill and retired five years ago Waose ofjll health. He Is survived by his wife, three sis-, ters,- Mrs. Harriet Corfejl,' of this city, Mrs. Verha Thomas'of Troy, N. Y. and Mrs. Mertle Thomas of Hoo- dck Falls, if.'Y., and one brother, Oliver of , this. city. He was a regular attendant of the First Baptist church. Funeral arrangements have, not been completed. From the basis of past registration figures. It Is estimated that about 200 young church workers, representing parishes in all parts of Western Massachusetts, will attend. The Y. P. F. unite ifflliatcd with the Wllllamstown and North Adams churches and the Blacklnton mission, will serve as hosts to the visitors throughout their three-day stay in the Berkshire. Members and friends of the three fellowships as well as the parishes will be asked to throw open their homes to the young people and to assist the committee In making their visit to Wllllamstown and North Adams a memorable one. Fred Miller of this city is serving as chairman of the genera] commit' tee In charge of arrangements for the meeting. Between now and October several meetings of the chairman and advisers will be held. The committees on registration, hospitality, transportation, \irlntlng and publicity are already busy. The convention will open on Friday afternoon with the arrival of the delegates. The registration ofQce will bo open from 4 to 6 o'clock in the afternoon. After having received room assignments, the delegates will go to the homes where they nre to be accommodated over the week-end. The first Important event on the tentative schedule Is a convention banquet that will be held in the Richmond hotel, this city, on Friday evening at 7 o'clock. Rev. Mr. Murray will deliver an address of welcome. The principal speaker, as yet not selected, will be from out of town and will deal with Ihe challenge of following Christ In the modern world. Dancing from 9 o'clock until midnight will follow tho banquet. A, brief devotional session in St. (John's'tnuroh, this city, will be held At we/o'clock :on Saturday morning before the convention delegates are divided' Into four 1 conference groups, eaol) of-'whicH'will center Its discussion ariiind the four main emphasis of the Y. P, F.—worship, study, service and fellowship. Later In the Tnornlna; all of the conference groups will gather) to hear reports from each group. A business meeting at which officers will be elected, will Luncheon on Saturday will be served in the parish house of the local church. Afterward the delegates will visit Williams colleft and early in the evening will retreat to one of the neighboring hills for a picnic,. Later there will bs a service 4n Sf. John's church, Willlamstown, In preparation for holy communion .The conference will gather In at. John's church, this city, on Sunday morning for corporate communion and a sermon that will be deUvered by a prominent clergyman whose name has not yet been announced The convention will close at notyi. 1 Local Intelligence —A son was born this morning in the North Adams hospital to Mr., and Mrs. Joseph Cooper o Clarksburg. —A daughter was born this morning in the North Adams hospital to Mr. and Mrs. William Crookwell of 85 West Main street. —Miss Caroline K Cooper of the Berkshire county Red Cross will be at the city hull annex' tomorrow from 2 to 5 o'clock. PENNEY S July (Clearance Continues Bed Crinkle Spreads 81x105 59c Ladles' Fabric Gloves 63c OoubU Thread Towels 5c each Ladle*' Novelty Shoes $1.51 GOING FASTI Full Combed Broadcloth Shirts, 69c Boys' Longies 67c PENNEY JUTION-WIDK CANNED Spaghetti AMMrttMefNdsifia bft S Pure StraWberry or Raspberry SPECIAL THIS WEEK Mb Jar GOLD FLOUR Jam GOLD FL Sandwich Spread £" 14* Do you realize how delldout this 1* in sandwiches? Try a lar tUt week without fail PILLSBURY'S IM.MtMl.ltr Cake Flour £** b x ~ Always soft and «I«ray» needed In your food preparations Confectionery Sugar * „• Purchase at least two pkg*. Tib weekonly ^t 1 * Lb F *f PATH'S PURE — VACUUM COOKED Pork Sausage . . 2 £2 Browns la S m:aMet. Especially dwirable for hot weatkw EXCELLENT Dried Beef ™ 1 si3 Bdtr 2*<A<*i« Tft« bml yM m nt f ir nil hwk.ld r.raH. — MM* Itrf Mrf »m« The cootributioo of Florida to your Summer luncheon «f*Qn ATfl.|fl4 CAN 4B| No. 2 VII ojldl 1*11 Fancy Whole Section* 49 Cuts NATION-WIDE - Finest Quality - Damp weather Matches . . . . . se iu*a>i«r *• *•* O We introduce with pride thU new member of the Nation-Wide family Ben Mont Wax Paper Rolls YOU CAN K ABtOLUTELy SURE OF THE QUALITY AND NUTRITIVE VALUE OF eVERV FOOD ITEM SOLD IN VOUR NATION-WIDE STORE for For wrapping your sandwiched 3 Chocolate or Nut Chocolate Dessert A growing favorite I Rkbrdsw & Robbios Boned Chicken. Nationally Ktown 7-DAY COFFEE Excellent value tevea days tii tW we«l 1-Lb Pkg £5* A B Coffee * f°1b THE PERFECT SEALING WAX PABOWAX COOP LUCK JAR RINGS CERT4) UNIVERSALLY USED FOR JAMS AND JELLIES FLY COILS FLY-TOX ">>•* SURE TO SEAL THE GOOD KIND WITH THE TACK a Jc 390 THE SPRAY FOR FLIES AND MOSQUITOES BEXERT Chocolate or vanilla prepara- tHm for making youKbwn' Ice CTe»m-Na cooking ---Just riifaf •ad-freeze ~ ly Grape-Nuts Flakes Ideal Summer cereal. One Beetleware cereal spoon Fl El with each package. HIS MASTER'S CHOICE NAT.ON-WIDE SERVICE GROCERS Pownal, Vermont. June 16th, )933. B. L. Powell, Nation Wide Letter Contest, Pownal, Vermont. Dear Sir: I trade directly with the owner—my friend and neighbor—not for sentimental reasons, but because he knows me and my wants better than any uninterested chain-store clerk. through the Nation Wide I get the best at the lowest prices. Kind and courteous dealings always prevail when one shops at a Nation Wide Store. *Very truly, , Mrs. J. A. 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