The Berkshire Eagle from Pittsfield, Massachusetts on April 24, 1939 · 12
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-Jl Page Twelve ' The Berkshire Evening Eagle Monday, April 24, 1939. Great JOHN a WATSON Barrington Telephone 83 Dr. Homer Is Rotary Head Will George July Succeed Atty. McCormick 1 GREAT BAR RINGTON, April 24 The Great Harrington Rotary CHub conducted the annual election 3f .nine new directors by mail. This group, has elected the following officers for 1939-40, to take office July 1. President, Dr. Hartwell Homer; first vice president, James D. Hick-ey; second vice president, John B. Tracy; secretary-treasurer, Morton X. Smith; directors, Kenneth F. Preston, Morton A. Smith, Dr. Homer, John B. Tracy, Atty. Mc-Cormfck, Earl B. Raifstanger, Matthew Dempsey. Mr. Hickey and Atty. Frank J. Brothers. Miss H. I. Camp Was Daughter of Dr. George Camp 38th Anniversary . Mr. and Mrs. John ' Gibbons of ! Castle Hill Avenue observed their GREAT HARRINGTON. April 25 58th wedding anniversary 5-ester- Miss H. Isabel Camp, 84, a life-! day. There was no celebration of Housa tonic opposition. Saturday afternoon Coach Harry Hogan's boys will play Kent at Kent. The Berkshire track team opens the season Friday afternoon with a meet with Hotchkiss at Lakeville, Conn. Funeral of Mr. Martin Funeral services for Mrs. Julia C. Martin, wife of William H. Martin, were held Saturday morning. 4 high mass of requiem was celebrated at St. Peter's Church at 9 by Rev. James J. Donoghue. Interment was in St. Peter's Cemetery. Bearers were George R. McCor-mick. Harold McCormick, Arthur E. Darey, William Welch, Casper Pixley and Otto K. Schulze. Committal Service The committal services for Mrs. Ella Brierly Bellows, wife of - Superintendent of Schools Russell H. Bellows, who died Jan. 21 In Summit, N, were held Saturday afternoon at Elmwood Cemetery. Rv. Dr. C Thurston Chase of North Stpnington, Conn., a former minister of the local Congregational Church, officiated. All the immediate members of the family were present with relatives from Gloversville, N. Y.. Mr. Bellows' early home. Rafferty To Resume Work Returns to Wyantenuck for Fifth Season HOUSATONIC, April 24. Clement Rafferty starts his fifth season as golf professional at the Wyantenuck Country Club when the season opens. He returned from, , Clearwater, Fla., last week where he was engaged in golfing activities throughout the winter. ' Mr. Rafferty is now at work getting his shop and supplies prepared for the summer business. Will Present New Bylaws HOUSATONIC, April 25. Rev Watson Wordsworth, chairman of Williams College K. F. Burgess To Speak Railroad Authority To Give Final in Lecture Series long resident of Great Barrington. the event, the couple daughter of the late Dr. Samuel1 quiet day at home. G. Camp, died at her home Saturday. She was the daughter of Dr. Camp and Sarah S. Jones. She was a member of the Thursday Morning Club' and the Congregational Church. ' There are no near relatives surviving. A niece, Miss Florence Winegar, of New York, and cousins are the nearest relatives. The funeral was held ,thLs after noon , at 3 at the chapel -of visited by many friends tended congratulations. spending a They . were ex- - i WILLIAMSTOWN, April 24. j Kenneth F. Burgess, noted railroad attorney and chairman of the board of, trustees of Northwestern University, will speak on the subject, "Railroad Crises, Past and Present," In Jesup Hall at 8 tomorrow night. This will be the fourth and final lecture in a aeries provided by a gift from William P. Sld-ley, '89, to present at Williams College rthe views of prominent businessmen on current problems. Graduating from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1912, Mr. Burgess engaged in general Jlaw practice for three years. He then began his career as railroad attorney for the Chicago, Burlington and Qulncy Railroad. He held the committee for the revision of, the position of general attorney for by-laws of the Berkshire South this road from 1917 to 1924 except Association of Congregational, for the war period and was made Churches, will present the new by- general solicitor In 1924, a post he laws for adoption at the semi-an- held until 1931. During the period nual meeting in Southfield May 4. of the government operation of The proposed changes were print- railroads 1918-20 Mr. Burgess ed and distributed at the annual! served as regional commerce coun-meeting. . jsel for the United States Railroad The Housatonic Conrreeational Administration, bince 1931 he has GE Leagues Hold Banquet Award Prizes Members of the General Electric Manufacturing and Distribution Department Bowling Leagues held a joint banquet at Grange Hail Saturday evening. Covers were laid for 105 who enjoyed a turkey din ner served prepared and served un-der the direction of Van Durkee It was just a general good time and after the banquet . an enter tainment of 22 acts was enjoyed. Prizes were awarded the bowl ers donated by the following mer chants: G. N. Gilbert A Son, Capi tol and Palace Theaters, Coca Colal Company, Toggery Shop, Tyler and Bradford Cafes, GE Electric Supply Company, Pastime Bowling Alleys, Shapiro Motors, Kaufman Brothers, F. A. Farrell Shoe Store, Hub Restaurant, Ryan's Cafe, De Luxe Grill, Donovan & Roberts, Fanning Package Store, James Garrlty & Sons, H. W. Clark, Mohawk Beverages. who K of C Notes v The weekly bingo game, .sponsored by Mount Everett Council, Knights of Columbus, will be held in the Lodge rooms tonight at 8. i A meeting of the K of C will be held Tuesday night at 8, followed by a meeting of the communion the: breakfast committee. The deadline Church will be represented at the session by the pastor, standing committee and official delegates of the Sunday School and Christian Endeavor. Congregational Church with Rev. I for the sale of tickets for the Dr. C Thurston Chase of North Stonington. Conn., a former pastor here, officiating. Miss Talmadge With Boston Orchestra breakfast is Tuesday night. Mahaiwe Theater Notes Manager Earl B. Raifstanger of the Mahaive Theater announces the following program for the week: Tonight and tomorrow, Bette Davis and George Brent in, "Dark Victory;" - Wednesday and Thursday, Leslie Howard and GREAT BARRINGTON, April 25;-T ''Tt" fo!io T.ioI fAr-.'y'L'oLBarrymore and Lew Ayves in, 'Calling Dr. Kildare; " Men's Club Notes , The executive committee of the Housatonic Men's Club will meet Wednesday night at 8 at the home of Rev. Watson Wordsworth Plans for the May meeting be made. At the last meetins ladies' night acted as general counsel for the Illinois Bell Telephone Company. Mr. Burgess is the author of the book, "Railroads Rates, Service, Management," with Homer B. Vanderblue, in 1923. He has also contributed numerous . articles to the Harvard, Columbia, and Michigan Law Reviews, the Harvard Business Review, and other journals. He is a member of the Amer- wiiljican Bar Association, the American (Economic Association, and the American Political Science Association, and is affiliated with the Beta Miss Madeline Talmadge, formerly a banjo player, in Coe's Orchestra-of this towni is now a member of the Woman's Symphony, Boston, playing second bass clarinet. The, orchestra was heard in a broadcast Friday n'ighf; Another former member of Coe's band. Miss Dorothy Stevens, Is how with the Keith Circuit and is in Europe. Saturday, Warner Baxter and Lynn Ban in, Return of Cisco Kid." Nelson Roberts Rotary Guest Wednesday Noon GREAT BARRINGTON, April 24 Nelson A. Roberts, known as the "Will Rogers of the Berkshires," will come down from Williams town for the Rotary Club meeting Wednesday noon. Although his subject has not been announced, Earl B. Raifstanger, who obtained Mr. Roberts for the club, says the speaker will entertain for, .three quarters of an hour. Mr. Roberts started out as a speaker on agricultural and cattle subjects and on one occasion in Chicago, III., accompanied by his employer, Col. E. Parmalee Prentice, Mount Hope Farm, Will'iams-town, his talk to cattlemen was the high light of the convention. In recent years Mr. Roberts has devoted much of his time to the study of taxation. College Bovs Enjov Outing -GREAT Bi'.RRINGTON. April 23 Thirty-four college students, who were guests at Mount Holyoke College for the annual junior prom Friday night, came to the G Bar S Ranch Saturday for a two-day outing. ,. Lou Costello of the Kate Smith program, his wife and two daugh-! ters. Patricia Anne and Carole Lou, of Paterson. N. J., have beentthe quests of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Smith, Castle Street. In Southern Berkshire District Court Saturday, Theodore Joyce, through Atty. George R. McCormick, started a civil action against Andrew and Battista Moro seeking to recover for alleged damage to a motor vehicle, April 4. was observed. The New England Telephone Company exhibited mo-jTheta Pi fraternity tion pictures of the hurricane. The; "-. : business was omitted Canaan, Conn. Silver Tea House on Hollenbeck Ave. for rent at moderate price. Inquire at 115 Hollenbeck Ave. Adv. 25 Headquarters for fishing tackle and supplies. Modolo Bros. Adv. . - . 26 Persons who have Easter collection boxes of the Congregational Church are urged to return them at once. To date the collection has : amounted to $59.04.- -Miss Betty Searle of Marble-tnl head, a former residenff spent thej-T UI J.HJ& weeKena nere. : Allan Malally has returned to Pittsfield after spending a week with Mr. and Mrs. Alexander La-Prise, RisingdaleV The Misses Sally Helmes, Janet Boldyga and Shirley Bower spent the" weekend in "New York with friends. -X Mr, and Mrs. Henry J. Bailly and sons have returned from a visit with relatives in Long Island. Perry Brown of Bridgeport, Conn., has been visiting at his home in Williamsville. Mr. and Mrs. John S. Burnett and daughter, Priscilla, spent the weekend with relatives in Springfield. . Erw1n and Roberta Eldridge have returned to their home on Pleasant Street after a visit with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. Eldridge, in Pittsfield. , To Be May 24 CANAAN, Conn.. April 24. A silver tea will be given by the Women's . Auxiliary of the Geer Memorial Hospital May 24 from 3 until 5. at the N. Watson Harden-bergh Sr., home on Orchard. Street. Miss Almeda LeDuc is chairman of the committee to be assisted by the following members of the unit: Mrs. Leon Lumpkin, Mrs. Alvah Landon, Mrs. John McLeod, Mrs. Ralpfcl Farnham Jr., and Mrs. ForbesS. Adam. Plans for the affair were discussed at the monthly meeting held with MLss"LeDuc Friday afternoon when several articles of sewing were completed for the hospital. Lenox Lawrence Toole Interlocutor For Minstrel v - 1 ,f . " V - '-; e V '- i V." : A J f r MSMnBSMBaSMSSSMSasSHMaMHMHHBHBaBll Young Democrats Name Borsa Head Of Triple District At a meeting of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts, Inc, held In the Hotel Bancroft, Springfield, yesterday, Stanley Borsa of SDringfleld was elected chairman of the Berkshire, Hampden and Hampshire counties district, formed for the purpose of organizing voung Democratic clubs this year, The council also divided the State into seven districts, each dis trict to have a chairman whose duty shall be to see that the young Democrats In his respective district will become enrolled In the State organization. By unanimous vote, the council vigorously protested against the WPA workers, either administra tive or In the ranHs of the party, being forced to give up all pout ical affiliations. The delegates declared it was an infringement of any worker's constitutional rights to be forced to take such action. A protest is to be sent to Col. John J. McDonough, State director of the WPA, and to each Democratic senator and congressman in this State. Plans were discussed for the establishing of State headquarters for the newly-formed Democratic organization in Boston, probably at Hotel Lenox. Announcement was made that the national convention of the Youne Democrats will be held in Hotel Penn. Pittsburgh, Aug. 10, 11 nnH 12. At. the Dresent time there were over 5000 young Demo crats enrolled in the State organi ration. News of Lee MRS. JOHN CONSOLATI Teiephonw 498 M Sweets To Open Greenock Inn LEE, April 24. The Greenock Inn will be managed again this year by Mr. and Mrs. Henry R. Sweet, formerly of Norfolk, Conn. Work has begun on the house and grounds to get them in order by May 15 on which date they expect to open for business. . Mr. Sweet has been In "the hotel business for many years having managed the Norfolk Inn In Norfolk; Conn., for -25 years, and the New Hacen House, on the site where the Taft Hotel now stands in New Haven, Conn., for 10 years He has also managed the Tampa Bay Hotel In Tampa, Fla., the Seminole Hotel In Winter Park Fla., Laurel House at Lakewood, N. J., the Southern Hotel in Columbus, Ohio, the Elton Hotel in Waterbury, Conn., the Gregorian Hotel in New York City. He plans to keep the Greenock Inn open until Columbus Day if conditions are favorable. at the East Lee Inn, tomorrow at 12.15. The speaker la a member of the Williamstown Rotary Quo, Nelson Roberta, who is known as the "Will Roger of the Berk shires." His subject will be "What I Hear Over the Radio." At a recent meeting of the hew directors of the Lee Rotary, Edmund C. Wilcox was e'ected pres ident; Dr. Howard S. Forman, vice-president; David Bowers secretary; and William A. Clarke, treasurer, for the year beginning July 1. Dalton For the 1939) Wrycle you want for your boy orsgirrsee our display 20 new models just arrived. We repair all makes. Modolo Bros. Adv.'; 26 Motion pictures, hunting and fishing, Lgion Hall 8 P. M., Mon., Tues., Wed. 50 seats each night. Tickets, Lennon's Store. Adm. 25c, Adv. 25 For Rent: 5 rooms, bath, heat; garage. Leonhard. Tel. 593-J. Adv. : 27 Stockbridge Many Leases Made for Summer-' STOCKBRIDGE. April 24'. The i following- leases have beeni ar-i ranged through Mrs. Ralph E. j New Lebanon The Misses Elizabeth and Agnes Dermody entertained over the weekend Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Burgess and son John of Brattle-boro, Vt. Thomas Nealon of Pittsfield was also a Sunday guest. Miss Verna Wixson, has returned from Springfield. Mass. Unity Star Chapter OES initi-: ated a candidate Thursday evening, t Mrs. Irene Silvernail was installed ' of MB flnriflfo matrrm Coi-ont,,.A j t - . : - Heath of Elm Street: Konkapot, IT ; - -T., d'H. ",ea5tut visitors from Great Barrington, was in the Sharon Hillside Ceme-Piltsfield. West Stockbridge, Mass., itery. anna nuason rails, mere win be Mrs. N. P. Hansen Funeral services were held fo Mrs. Ida Helen Hansen, 78, wife of N. P. Hansen of Sharon Sunday afternoon . at the Methodist Church in that town. Mrs. Hansen was thei mother of Mrs. Joseph Franks of Barlow - Street. She frequently visited her daughter before her health failed. A native of Sweden, she had 'resided in Sharon ; since 1901. Other survivors besides her husband and Mrs. Franks are two sons, Ernest and Adolph and a daughter Mi&s Louise of Sharon; a daughter, Mrs. H. C. Miech of Jamaica, L. I., 16 grandchildren including the Misses Esther and Dorothy Franks of this community and three great-grand children. Rev.' A. Bernard Eaton, pastor the Sharon Methodist Church the Ice Glen Road home of Mr." and Mrs. Nesbitt H. Bangs to Mrs. Dorothy Delano, who has been at the John P. Millett home on Cherry Hill, Mrs. George Breed's garden cottage to Mr. and Mrs. William L. Holland of New York City; Merrylodge, Mrs. George G. Mrrinp' Yal Hill mttj? tn April ;MrB Chamberlain Crowell of Berkshire Teams Have Busy Week GREAT BARRINGTON. Ao 25 The Berkshire School baseball iNew york City. Park Street team, which dropped the 'first home of Mr. and MrE Donovan S. league coniesi oi me season ai Loomis School,- Windsor, Conn., Saturday, after winning two exhibition contests, will be seen in action at home Wednesday afternoon. vv estminster School will Lawrence V. Toole LENOX, April 24. Lawrence V. Toole will be interlocutor for the minstrel show to be held in the Town Hall Wednesday, May 3, un-. der the auspices of St. Vincent de. Paul's Church. The end men will be Leon Navin, J" Joseph McCabe. James Manion, Richard Amber, George Cunningham and Francis Shields. Albert Maillow will be master -of ceremonies of the olio which will Include various novelties and a one-act play,. "After the Fair." To Make Plans For Selectmen's Two-Day Outing t LENOX. April 24. Repres.?nta-tives of the Massachusetts Select-I men's Association will met witn i the Lenox Selectmen, officials of the Berkshire Selectmen's Association and the civic committee of this town tonight, at 7.30 in the Town Hall to make plans for the annual two-day outing. of the State organization to be held here in August. Miss Eleanor Mole of Springfield spent' the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George A. Mole. Dr.' and Mrs. E. R.. Messer re-I turned last night from a 10-day vacation trip to Atlantic City, N. J. i Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bernard, jvvho have been spending the win-i iter in Florida, have returned to 'this town to resume their duties! with the Curtis Hotel soon. National Camp Fire Official Here Tomorrow DALTON, April 24. Miss Catherine Lee Wahlstrom, national Camp Fire field worker, will meet all local Camp Fire Girls at 3.45 tomorrow afternoon at the Community House. Bluebirds and mothers are also invited. At 6 P. M. Miss Wahlstrom will be guest at a supper for guardians, council members and officers of the Camp Fire Mothers' Club. Bowling Results For the Week DALTON, April 24. The follow ing Men's y Community Bowling league matches were rolled last week: Community Five defeated Hillies, 1502 to 1482 (2 to 2); Cen tral Lunch defeated Coltsville Fire Chiefs.,1446 to 1416 (3 to 1); K. of C. defeated G-Men, 1479 to 1395 (3 to 1); Hilltops defeated Wahconah Cubs. 1415 to, 1405 (3 to 1); Legion naires defeated Barons, 1397 to 1333 (3 to 1); Yanks defeated Westons, 1420 to 1381 (4 to 0). Dance Revue To Feature Lee Children LEE, April 24. The dance review to be held in connection with the minstrels, sponsored by th WPA recreational program, at th Lee High School auditorium Fri- : day will feature the following local children, under the direction of Miss Esther Ferry, local WPA director, and Henry McNeil, danc- x Ing instructor. I "The Hello Girls." the Misse Madeline Mitchell, Mary Herlihy, Conchitta ' Columbari Carmella Coco, Mary Bona, Stella Wldom-ski; "Ballet Girls," the Misses Dorothy Fountain, Lillian Murray, Gertrude Callahan, Isabel Callahan, Virginia Lockenwitz, Evelyn Bordeau, Corrine Bordeau, Renee Beau jean; "School Days,", the Misses Judy Chandler, Helen Vec-chia, Florence Smithies, Betty Whalen; "Happy Kids."ethe Misseg lTlnr rirrianiili Marlnn Tvler. Clay W. Perry, local writer andpatricla Turner, ' Shirley Meled, cave explorer, reports the capture j Gloria Pompi; "Belles of the Gay so s, ' jonn wneeier, wunam tnr- Roherts To Be Rotary Speaker LEE, April 24 The Lee Rotary Club will hold its weekly luncheon Perry Reports Capture of "Glawackus" of the "glawackus," mysterious animal for which two cave-crawling expeditions have been staged, on Saturday at Salisbury, Conn. The "hunt" was held under au spices of the Spelunkers Club of New England, of which Mr. Perry is chief scribe. He has announced the "animal" will be stuffed and exhibited in a North Street store Hinsdale Child Thrown From Car Raymond Munnl two-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Munn of Maple Street had a narrow escape from serious injury at 7.30 Satur day evening when he fell from his father's truck as it turned into the yard of his aunt, Mrs. Alfred Barnes of Maple Street. The child was thrown from his mother's arms and fell face down Into a mud puddle., Dr. M. H. Rodman was called and he found no serious injuries. The baby was cut and bruised about the face and leg. Car Catches Fir " A 1932 Dodge coupe owned by Nelson Pelky of Middlefield Road caught fire Saturday evening in front of the home of William Martin of Middlefield Road. Irving Pelky of Middlefield, driver of the ror ha1 a csnr0 urban th Mr Annr Kenneth Smart rolled the Wgh j stutk but he SUCCeeded in getting out unharmed. The ; Drakes are thought to have become overheated, igniting the grease. The fire department was called to extinguish the blaze. hVVVYUUi! Jones to Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Cloak, directors of the Berkshire Playhouse Dramatic School; the house of the late Miss Grace S. Parkw trt Mn Rrolci -nill. supply thej wortn. the 0rson Lowell house on Interlaken Koaa to Mr. and Mrs. Nesbit- H. Bangs. TONIGHT AT 7.45 Tomorrow Mat. and Eve. Tear's Greatest Picture! C ' la W darkest boar of d-tfk...ti woo victory few omen vw know t -witk GEORGE BRENT HUMPHREY BOGART Di h KMl!WD COVLDINC WARffER BROS. nuuiim rrrccKALD. bonais hbagan CKKT TTEK . COK4 WrTHtllSPOOH J Miss Mary Edna Pixley, a stu dent at Howard Seminary, West Bridgewater, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. C Edgar Searing of South Street Dr. William J. Mackey is in Boston attending the meeting of the Massachusetts Dental Society. He will resume his practice on Friday. : Mr. and Mrs. Percy D. Morgan iand children spent the weekend at j their summer home, Boulder Farm of Ice Glen Road. ) Miss Rachel Adams, daughter of Mrs. Franklin P. Adams, was ; the weekend guest ofMier mother. from Boston. - The Selectmen will meet tonight at 7 in the town offices. Mrs. Clifford M. Buck of the Elm Street Restaurant Will serve a public turkey supper Friday night from 6 until 9 for the benefit of the Berkshire Symphonic Festival permanent office previous to the ball to be held at the Red Lion Inn. Miss Cora Palmer has opened the Parsonage in Interlaken for the summer following the winter months spent in Pittsfield.' For sale or for rent: Park St. 6 rooms, bath, stucco house, upstairs and downstairs porch, 2 garages. Tel. 101. Adv. 25 initiation at the next meetine in May. Mrs. H. C. Matthews of Catons-ville, Md., Is the weekend guest of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel R. Robert. There will be a business meeting of the New Lebanon baseball team Wednesday evening at the Fire House rooms. Last year's players, past members and interested friends are urged to be present. Election of officers and details for the coming season will be discussed. Howard FsJohnson was manager of the team lijst year and Harold Hicks, secretary. A. Ross Rider is convalescing at home following a minor operation in House of Mercy Hospital last week. The Taconic Valley Grange of Stephentown will present a play entitled "Dude Ranch" for the benefit of New Lebanon Grange at New Lebanon High School Tuesday evening. " Lanesboro ' Grange Wednesday The third and fourth degrees will be conferred at the regular meeting of the Grange Wednesday evening by the women's staff and the officers respectively.. Mrs. Merle Wynn and Miss Ella Cooper are In charge of the women's team. Deputy Harold L. Williams of Stockbridge will make an official inspection. North Berkshire Pomona Granga will meet in Lanesboro Thursday evening preceded by a supper served at 6.30 in charge of the July refreshment committee which consists of Mrs. John Corkhili, Mrs. Benjamin R. Hermann, Mrs. San-ford Shepardson, Mrs. Russell Barth, Miss Ella Cooper and War ren Albert. Birthday Dinner Members of the Ladies' Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church will hold their annual birthday luncheon at the parsonage on Granite Avenue Wednesday instead of the church parlor as previously planned. Members of the society and invited guests may attend. A social hour will follow the, luncheon. Mrs. T. Arthur Gross j and Miss Ida Marshall are in charge. . , Covered Dish Luncheon The members of the Women's Auxiliary of Christ Episcopal Church will hold a covered dish luncheon at the Parish House tomorrow at 1. Mrs. John V. Mcr Kenzse and Mrs. John McLeod are the co-chairmen in charge of the arrangements. To Hold Open Meeting Members of the Young Republican Club will hold an open meeting Wednesday evening at the Community Studio at 8 when various matters of business relative to the club will be discussed. A social hour will follow. Miss Anita Rassiga, Mrs. Marcello Deltenno and N. Watson Hardenbergh Jr., are on the committee. . Sportsmen To Meet Wednesday LENOX, April 24. A meeting of the Lenox Sportsmen's Club will be held Wednesday night at 8 in I the town building. Plans for the annual club banquet to be held this ispring will be discussed. Harold J. Duffm, president, requests all members to be present. Hugh Cowhig is confined to his home on. Cliffwood Street with illness. Frank Gabron, who has been confined to his home with illness, is much Improved. 1 4 Floors of Quality "Furniture, Rugs, Lamps and Linoleum J. H. Maloney, Inc. Quality Furniture Since 1896 David E. Herrick, Mgr. Main St. Gt. Barrington The Ever Ready 4-H Club ot Berkshire village held lt last meeting of the season Saturday morning at the home of the leader, Miss Dorothy Williams. Final plans were made for the exhibition, the date of which has been changed to Monday, May 1. It will be held in the Union Chapel at 8. The Berkshire Beavers will join the Ever Readys in the affair and all friends as well as parents of the members are invited. Mr. and Mrs. Frank N. Foster and three children of Lee have been spending the past week at the home of the Misses Anna and Mildred Foster. Mr. Foster and the two older children motored back and forth to work and school dally. Miss Margery Bee be has returned to her home from Geer Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Mathew Kane of Eva and Mary's Restaurant on Main Street is receiving . treatment at Hartford Hospital. John Francis Blanchi has been confined to the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. John A. Blanchi on Main Street with the measles. . Officers George Remer and William Menser of the local State poice barracks left Saturday for Los Angeles, Cal. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Curtin of Foote Avenue attended the funeral of Mr. Curtln's aunt, Mrs. Julia Martin at St Peter's Church, Great Barrington Saturday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Curtin and family spent the weekend in Hol-yoke, Mass. Generro Col of East Main Street and James Landon of West Main Street are receiving treatment at Geer Memorial Hospital. - Mrs. Louis, Couch of North Elm Street is vfciting her father, E. Waldo Dudley in Beverly, Mass. Mrs. Oliver Carter of Church Street motored to New York City Saturday with Mrs. Eda Spoth Benson of Cornwall, House to rent Adv. Call 298-J Lenox. 27 Cheshire Workmen Win Thursday evening the Cheshire Rifle and Revolver Team turned the tables on the Pittsfield Sporting Goods Team by beating the former champions 945 to 935 thus winding up a winter indoor season except for a consolation match with the Onota Gun Club, scheduled for Friday evening. Sportsmen to Meet , At the Cheshire Rod and Gun Club meeting this evening a showing of sportsmen's pictures will be given in the club rooms at 8. They will be, "Secrets of the Superior National Forest" and 'Tenderfoot Trails," also pictures of the recent liberation by the club members of rabbits and pheasants. An attendance prize will be awarded. Refreshments will be served after the show. " Mrs. Marguerite McWilliams has returned from a three weeks' stay with her uncle in Philadelphia, Pa. Fox Fur Traded For Fox CLEVELAND, Ohio (UP).- Irving Miller, 19-year-old son of a furrier, is learning his father's business and still has a little to learn. He traded a fox fur to a friend In return for a live, furry fox. Feast Accidental KINGSVILLE. Ohio (UP). Inmates of the Ashtabula County Home were treated to a feast of venison when a 90-pound doe was struck by an automobile on a high way near nere single taring, 127, and Alex White the top three strings, . 353. Other leading bowlers: Ray A'ndrews, 323; Kenneth Smart, 331; John Posatle, 320; Walter Morris, 319. Women's League results: In-vincibles defeated Strikers, 1344 to 1147 (4 to 0); All Stars defeated Hazards, 1335 to 1194 (4 to 0); Question Marks defeated Byweseos, 1301 to 1150 (4 to 0); Comrades defeated Owls, 1273 to 1199 (3 to 1); Has Beens defeated Rockies, 1243 to 1143 (3 to 1); Eurekas defeated Cardinals, 1227 to 1202 (3 to V. Elaine Fetherston rolled the high single string, 119, and Dorothy Glendon the top three strings, 311. Other leading bowlers: Iola Drumm, 308; Grace Calkins, 295; Elaine Fetherston, 287; Elsie Irish, 286; Margaret Maynard, 2S6. : Camp Fire Mothers' Meeting ' DALTON, April 24. A meeting of the Camp Fire Mothers' Club will be held at 7.30 tonight at the Community House. A French ballad, "The Three Drummer Boys," will be presented by Camp Fire Girls. Refreshments will be served. Church Committee Meeting The. church committee of. the First Congregational Church will hold a meeting at 730 tomorrow evening in the parish house. lrhy, Alec Lavato, William Sem-benotte, John Ford, George Mitchell; song, "The Umbrella Man, and "What Have You Got That Gets Mer the Misses Betty O'Neill, Rita Sheehan, Gwendolyn ' Perry, Babara Turner, Mary Pul erl, Barbara Tormey, Marie Nichols; song, "Little Sir Echo," th Misses Patricia Cahalan, Marje Wilson, Jennie Urban, Mildred Hopkins, Marjorie Turner, Margaret Lynch; "Little Big Stars the Misses Diane Stevenson and Jane Stevenson ; "Anchors Aweigh," by the ballet girls, George Mitchell Miss Patricia , Turner and John Turner; "Two Sleepy People Miss Betty Whalen and John Wick-ham; "Sweet Sue," Miss Lillian Murray; "Skaters' Waltz,- the Misses Margaret Lorrette, Ann Lorette, Joyce Feeley, and Shir ley Gaherty; "I Found My Yellow Basket," Mabel Puma; buck dance, Josephine Tolvo; "Yankee Doodle," by the School Day chorus; "Sing-in the Rain," Miss Shiela Dempsey and Miss Patricia- Blache; "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" Misg Joan Ford and Miss Mildred Hopkins; eccentric dance by John, Wickham. Leondar Seader is master of ceremonies. Park Theater "Four Girls in White," will be shown for the last time tonight at the Park Theater. Bowling Slate The following matches are scheduled this week in the Women's Community Bowling League: Tonight Rockies va. Strikers, Byweseos vs. Hazards, Comrades vs Eurekas; Wednesday, Owls vs. Cardinals, Invincibles vs. Question Marks, All Stars vs. Has Beens. Men's League schedule: Tuesday, Yanks vs. Legionnaires, Community Five vs. Coltsville Fire Chiefs, Wahconah Cubs vs. Central Lunch; Thursday, Barons vs. K. of C, G-Men vs. Hillies, Hilltops vs. Westons. Opera Housa Movies "Gunga Din," starring Cary Grant, DoOghlas Fairbanks Jr and Victor McLaglen, will be shown Friday and Saturday at the Opera House. Shorts Include episode 4 of "The Flying G-Men," newsreel and a March of Time. Bible Lecture "Is Spiritualism a Fraud?" was the subject of the lecture delivered last night by Evangelist B. Franklin Hartman at the. 15th Sunday Bible Chautauqua at Flintstone Grange Hall, Union Block. The speaker maintained that present scientific investigation of spiritualistic phenomena corroborates the Scriptural record of such manifestations. However, he pointed out that the Scripture, regardless of the portent, assigns these phenomena- to evil spirits and devils rather than to departed loved ones. Next week's topic will be 'Where Are the Dead?" Milk and cream delivered in Dalton. We solicit your patronage. Warren Farm. Tel. 596-M or 454-M. Adv. ' 28. Wanted Some one to represent the Dalton Ice Co. Apply in person 1115 Churchill St., Pittsfield, bet. 6 and 8 P. M. Adv. 27 Will person who took wrong umbrella at minstrels please return to 93 Warren Ave. Adv, . 23 Has Large Egg Samuel Tracy Utley of East Washington Road .has an egg laid Saturday, which measures in circumference, 7 inches by 8 inches. Samuel is a member of the Hinsdale 4-H Poultry Club. This is the second large egg he has had from his flock. Both large eggs had three yolks. The flowers on the communion table at the Congregational Church Sunday morning were in memory of Mrs. Alice Gager Thomas, given by her ! husband, Edgar Preston Thomas. Mrs. Fred Fassell of Curtlss Street fell in her home Saturday afternoon receiving bruises on her back and shoulders. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Patterson and daughter have moved from the Naughton apartment to Hill-crest House at Tracy Park. Mrs. Arthur Kilbourne of Holmes Road returned Saturday to her home from St. Luke's Hospital where she was a patient a week. Her daughters, Shirley and Jean Paulson, returned Sunday from Westfield where they were guests of their grandmother, Mrs. Hattie Webb. v Ruth Duren, 11 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Duren was removed to House of Mercy Saturday evening, ill of pneumonia. Miss Freda Post left Sunday for Brooklyn, N. Y., where she hopes to take a position as a dental assistant A rehearsal for the Grange minstrel will be held tonight at 8 in the Grange Hall immediately after the rehearsal for the women's degree team. All members of the castare, requested to be present. The minstrel which was presented in Hinsdale last month will be given in the Pittsfield Grange next Friday night i Mr. and Mrs. Fred Demary and four children moved Saturday into the Birmingham apartment oh Maple Street. Mr. and Mrs. Demary are employed at Sawyer-Reagan mill in Dalton. Ruth Duren, 11 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Duren of Main Street Is ill of pneumonia. Chleele Trombly Sr., and sons, Chleele Jr., and Eugene went to Vermont Friday to bring back several barrels of maple syrup made on the farm owned by Mr. Trom-bly'a late parents. It will be bottled and sold here. Cherles Poplar who has been stationed with the U. S. Navy In Virginia has been honorably discharged and is staying for 90 days with his father, Valenti Poplar of Main Street He is contemplating reenllsting. The Good Will Bible Class met at the Congregational Church parlors Friday night The meeting in May will be the annual meeting and election of officers. The following nominating committee was appointed to bring in names for officers at the annual meeting: Mrs. Frank Clark, Mrs. Edward Pelky and Mrs. Donald Patterson. Arthur Tatro of Main Street has been called to Franklin by the serious sickness of his sister. ' The Girl Scouts of Troop 1, wiil' meet tomorrow evening at 7.15 at the Congregational Church parlprs. They will hold a benefit food sale on Saturday at Bovver's Shoe Store at, 2.30. Troop 2 will not meet at all this week. -f Because the schools are closed for spring recess, there will bo no music lecture at the High School auditorium this week. Miss Harriet .Johnson will lecture next Tuesday in the sixth in a series of) lectures sponsored by the Berkshire Symphonic Festival. . I Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Miller and family, Cliffwood Street, are spending the week's vacation in Lancaster, Pa. Mrs. Roy Smith and daughters,; Barbara and Shirley, left yesterday, for Walpole, Vt., where they will spend the week . Miss Kathleen Hayden returned to her home' on Center Street yesterday after a 10 days cruiso to Bermuda. First Permanent at 95 LODI, Cal. (UP). Mrs. Sarah M. Levering of this city enjoyed her first permanent wave at the age of 95, . House Adv. to rent M. C Tristany. -2T Peru Mrs. Cornwall Elected to School Board PERU, April 24. By a single vote, Mrs. Evelyn . Cornwall was elected to the School Committee over Mrs. Carrie Andrus at th special election Saturday. The vote was 34 to 33. William H. Cullett was chosen moderator of the business session. The first article to see if the town would sell to Frederick G. Crane Jr., the stone- sehoolhouse in the north part of the town for $24, was passed indefinitely. A number of voters feel that when a school is discontinued the property reverts to the estate It was originally a part of, and if this is true in this case, it would not be necessary for Mr. Crane to pay anything for the building. George Zelgler stated that when the southeast school was discontinued he considered the property belong to. him. Appropriation articles went through with no opposition: Snow removal, $500; fire protection, $125.50, and a transfer of $74 50 from an appropriation made for the Berkshire Health unit; overdrafts of 1938, transfer of $344.10 from unexpended accounts and raised $286.75 for same purpose; WPA projects, $500: town counsel, $200. William H. Cullett was appointed chairman of a committee to look over the Town Hall and shed , where town tools art kept for the purpose of making an estimate of the cost of needed repairs. A petition has been filed for a recount in the School Board contest Sammy Spring DANCE AT THE LEE HIGH SCHOOL j AUDITORIUM Tuesday, Apr. 25 For Benefit of Trip ' to Waah barton .

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