The North Adams Transcript from North Adams, Massachusetts on August 31, 1927 · Page 3
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North Adams, Massachusetts
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Wednesday, August 31, 1927
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THE NORTH ADAMS E V E N I N G TRANSCRIPT, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 192/ VOUCH SAY "LOOF "'\S OVERESTIMATED tount Taken in Bakery Break Much in Doubt "IT LOOKED BIG" Owner's- Explanation of Teport That 70 Bags of flour Were Stolen--Nev- Had That Much. he police this m o r n i n g closed r Inveetlgatlon of the reported at the North Adams Rye i Bakery, conducted by Jacob .kowitz, when Selikowltz admit- according to C a p t a i n James A. Patrolman William Gil- UNIVERS1TY AFLOAT SAILS OCTOBER 15 Or. McLaren of Williami Will Head the Faculty The floating university of which Dr. Walter W. McLaren ot Williams college Is to be president, is scheduled to sail October 16, and will b» tho only floating university on the waters this coming year, the proposed trip for men students only having been withdrawn. The university will sail on the Cu- narder ' "Auranla" for an eight months' voyage as a co-educational college under the International University clruise. Registrations for the cruise will close on September 10. The University Afloat has Just announced that it has received and accepted an invitation to visit Heidelr berg, Germany, where students of the tour will he entertained by students of one of the oldest and most famous educational Institutions In HANCOCK CONCERN'S LAND WILL BE SOLD Property is in Williamstown, Hancock and New Ashford Receiver Given Authorization for Sale at Pittsfield by United. States District Court. te B' i i es and - -- -------- auuru inps «» u w w U U L U U C U *, that he could not definitely \ , laAe a more Intensive trip in 'Japan sta s how much flour, it any was - tak'-.n. Selikowlti reported to the police Sunday afternoon that the bakery was entered sometime d u r i n g Saturday night .and 70 bags of John Alden flour and that four boxes of raisins were taken through a w i n d o w from which the screen had been removed. The police Investigated the affair and could get no clues on which to work n i l t h e r could they find where any such q u a n i t y of flour as Selikowitz" said he ifst, had been purchased by him. This, the police say, they gathered from bills of sale w h i c h seli- );owitz brought to them. After the a m o u n t of f l o u r purchased by Selikowitz. according to his files had been compared with the a m o u n t he said had been taken, he was convinced that such a theft would have been Impossible as he did noi at any one time in the past couple of month have that much flour of that particular brand in his bakery. Then he said, according to the police, that when he opened his bakery last Sunday, ho saw the window open and concluded that he must havn lost some f l o u r . "It looked big." he said. Ths police could find no traces of any f l o u r h a v i n g been taken out of any window and there always is a certain "leakage" ot flour' handled in paper bags. Selikowitz was a p p a r e n t l y greatly relieved to f i n d t h a t his burglary had not been as serious as lie t h o u g h t it m u s t have been. "SLEEPY HEAD" THIEF CAUGHT IN FLORIDA 1 the world. Shore trips as now outlined in- than last year, under the Japan Friends Service committee and the student department ol the League ot Nations association, and :a ten day trip through India extending as f-ar as Delhi. Accompanying Dr. McLaren will be a faculty of 40 selected from tho principal colleges and universities of the country. The cruise Is equivalent to a year's study in a regular college. LOCAL TROOPER IS THROWN FROM HORSE Brian Dinneen Unseated During Sacco-Vanzetti Procession Pittsfield Man Who Broke Worcester Jail 18 Held Charles F. Brouker, 23, of Pittsfield, known to the Worcester police as the "sleepy head" burglar, is being held for the police of Worcester and Troy, N. Y., In Jacksonville, Fla. Brouker gained his title last year when Worcester police caught patrolman Brian Dinneen, a former resident of this city and now a state trooper attached to the barracks at Lee, was thrown from his horse, but escaped injury Sunday in Boston where he, with other troopers from all points in the state, had been called for special duty in connection with the Sacco-Vanzetti funeral procession. Word of tho accident has just been received following the return of the troopers to their home stations. At severa' points along the route which the of fleers were patroling, mobs rushed them and endeavored to pull them from their mounts, but the officers succeeded in turning back each attack. While on their way from Charlestown to Forest Hills, however, the troopers had to pass over a strif of wet pavement and the horses ol two of the men; Patrolman Dinneen and Corp. Albert Dodge, slipped, throwing their riders off. Both men scrambled away from the horses' hoofs and were only slightly bruised Letters Are Painted On Silent Policeman Letters warning traffic to "Go to him' asleep in a chair in an office night:. Slow" were painted on the our sides of the recently installed silent policeman" at the corner of TO PAY TAXES YOUNG GEOLOGIST ENDS LONG JOURNEY Bruno Schmidt Home After Extended Tour of Weft Walter Powers of Pittsfield been authorized as receiver of E. B. Estes . Sons of Hancock to sell at public auction at the PUtsfleld court house on September 13 at 10 o'clock all right, title and Interest of the company In certain real estate owned by the company In Hancock, Wil- llairstown, New Ashford and Lanesboro and certain timber leases in the same towns, by the United States district court at Boston. Included in the sale will be the following pieces of land: Rathbun Pease or Berry mountain, Ober and West lots in Hancock; the Smith lot In Hancock and New Ashford; the Jones and Sweet lots in Williamstown and the Curnow timber lease In Lanesboro; the Griffin timber lease in Williamstown. From the proceeds of these sales the receiver is instructed to pay to the various towns where the property Is located all back taxes with interest and to hold the remainder of the proceeds subject to the orders of the court for distribution to creditors of the company. All persons Interested are ordered by the court to show cause on or before September 23 at 10 o'clock why all acts of the receiver shall not be confirmed and approved by the court without further notice. Bruno Schmidt, son ot Mr. and Mri. Morltt Schmidt of Hichvlew avenue, and instructor In the department at geology at Mlddlebury college has returned to his home here after an Interesting automobile tour. With Philip Dempsey of Montpelier, a student at Mlddlebury, Mr. Schmidt left In a Ford car about the middle of June and among other places visited the states of Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California and Montana. They spent several'days at the Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain National Barks and visited the Grand Canyon, the . lead sliver mines In Idaho and the nas huge copper mines In Montana. While WILMINGTON WILL HAVE NEW DOCTOR Dr. Hyde, Veteran of Overseas Service, to Locate There Announcement was made today that Dr. George B. Hyde ot Franklin, A r t., a practicing physician for many years, is to locate on Septem- travelling along the coast, they stopped at Crater Lake and Mount Rcgnler and crossed through the desert on the way into California. Bnroute, Mr. Schmidt was able to collect a number of specimens which will prove useful In the geology department at Middlebury. While in Arkansas, the couple were forced to take a 20 mile ferry ride through flooded sections and were able to see the marks of the flood left high up on the houses. In Rocky Mountain park, they climbed Long Peak, an elevation of 14,260 feet and while in the Grand Canyon hiked eight miles down the the river, trip which is usually made upon mulos. During the entire journey, Mr. Schmidt and his companion slept in the Ford which they had rigged the the up comfortably. Mr. . Dempsey is the son of Commissioner of Education In State of Vermont. POLICE ARE SEEKING HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER Franklin County Officers Want Man Who Caused Negro's Death building, his loaded revolver on another chair IIP ·.(. ' ji. Broukei is wanted by the Worces- t§r. authorities for jail-breaking, havir2 effected an escape on August 7 after sawing the bars of his cell. He had at that time served pine months ot a sentence of one year for breaking and entering. He I r f t / a dummy in his cot before his escape and his absence was not noticed until the following day. Troy police before his escape had been to Worcester and connected Brouker with a $5,000 bond theft from the Troy court house. Indictments await the "sleepy head" in both Troy and Worcester. ~ Commonwealth of Massachusetts TRAINING FOR SEA LIFE Wughton and North streets today by Harold Davis. The cement figure was jiven a coating of white paint yes- erday and with the black letters hat were painted today presents an attractive appearance. Parts of Holden Street Without Water Today Some of the residents of Holden street were without water for about hour this morning as the result of a leaking hydrant.. While new packing was being placed in the hydrant the water supply was shut off 'or a portion of the street. Massachusetts Nautical School U. S. S. "NANTUCKET" Furnishes instruction and practical training for young men, 17 to 20 years of age, who desire to become deck and engineering officers in the AMERICAN MERCHANT MARINE. Entrance examinations in Boston and iSprlngfield September 30. Apply Massachusetts Nautical School 14 Beacon Street, Boston Called For Payment - October 1, 1927 at 103 and accrued interest Massachusetts Lighting Companies i 7% Debenture Bonds Holders of these bonds which wt originally offered In 1920 at 93 and Interest, will receive prompt attention on the collection If the bond: are presented at this office. C. D. PARKER CO., Inc. Specialists In TAX-EXEMPT SECURITIES P A R K E R B U I L D I N G 150 CONGRESS ST.. BOSTON Represented by _ Lome B. Hulsman I Berkshire Life Int. Co. Building I PITTSFIELD, MASS. I Reliable Investments Sinre ISSfi ···MB Personal Paragraphs G. H. Beauregard and son, George, Jr., of Pawtucket, R. I., hav,e returned home after spending the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Archie Lamon, Massachusetts avenue. Miss Ross and Jack Jacobs of Albany, N. Y., spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Archie Lamon of Massachusetts avenue. Mrs. P. M. Drake and grandson, William Montgomery of Houghton street are spending a week in Chicopee as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Northrup and Mrs. Anna Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. William Owen and family have returned home after a vacation spent at Marblehead, Manchester-by-the-sea, Hampton and Rye beaches in New Hampshire and Kennybunkport, Me. At the latter place they were guests of Mrs. George- Rust a former local resident. Mr. «nd Mrs. F. E. Card of 72 Yale street left today for Philadelphia, Penn., to visit their son, Linwood J. Card. They will also spend a week at Atlantic City. he will occupy the house on Shatter" street that is to be vacated by Dr. A. H. Wright, who is going to North- fleld to take up his residence and establish a practice. Dr. Hyde is a native of Bnosburg Falls, Vt., the son of a Methodist clergyman and received his first medical degree at Atlanta, Ga., later doing post-graduate work in New York city and Baltimore* Md. He was in Mexico 25 years, practicing lis profession and directing his own lospltal and later was In charge of a.large ward in the hospital at Silao. During the early part of the World war he was attached to the University of New Hampshire but early in L918 he went'overseas with the American Red Cross. Engaged lor a time in hospital work about Paris he ater led a Red Crops detachment that followed the retreating German army and took charge of relief work on the Franco-Belgian border. Subsequently he took a Red Cross detail to Jerusalem and was given charge of field operations in Southern Turkey and Western Mesopotamia with headquarters In Ain;ab where he was attached to the British' army, He has been in Franklin, Vt., for some time. Dr. Hyde who is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Masonic, fraternity and the Grange, will sring his two sons and a daughter :o Wilmington with him. Local Intelligence --A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilson of 11 Harris street last night at the North Adams hospital. MemKtrs N. Y. Stock Exchange Direct Private Wire to Our New York Office Jas. H. McGrath Minsger RICHMOND HOTEL T*l. North Adami M) Mrs. Wood is Married To Harry Boone Porter Boston, AUE 81--(A.P.)--Mrs. Edith Robinson Wood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Magill Robinson 6f Louisville, Ky., and -widow of William Madison Wood, Jr., son of the late president of the American Woolen Co., was married on Monday to Harry Boofie Porter in the chapel ot St. Thomas church, Ne\ York city, according to word rece.ved here today. Only immediate relatives witnessed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Porter sailed at once for Europe on the steamship Resolute, and on their return will lire in Louisville. Mrs. Porter's wedding to Wood in Louisville in 1915 was on* ot the sodnl events of the season there. Mr. Wood was killed in an automobile accident near Andover in 1922 In which another man also met death. Cotton Broker Diet Fall River, Mass., Aug. 31--(A. P.)--Clinton V. S. Rem'ngton, Jr., cotton broker, died here thli morn- tnt:. Appendicitis w«s tha cauta ot death. irl Campers Stop Here; Chaperon Resents Stares Twenty-four girls from a camp in New Hampshire passed through there this morning on their way to Boston, the majority of tho girls living in Boston and vicinity. They were in charge of a grim visaged chaperon, who apparently resented the attentions of a crowd of young men who gathered about to read the chalked inscriptions on the outside? of tlio bus. Franklin county police are searching lor a clue which will lead to the. arrest of an unknown hit-and-run motorist who is believed to have struck Charles Rhodes, 38, a negro, of South Deerfiefd, inflicting injuries of which he died at the Franklin County hospital in Greenfield late Monday. The first that was known of the accident was when a passing motorist saw the body lying in the road on Main street, South Deerfield, and notified the police. The authorities believe that he was hit by a passing car which speeded on Its way without stopping to learn the e xtent of the victim's injuries, though the tragic affair is shrouded In mystery because no witnesses have been found who saw the accident. . When found the man was unconscious and there was a small pool of blood near .his head. He was thought to have been very intoxicated and was taken to the police station in Greenfield by the South Deerfield officers and remained Where several hours before it was discovered that he had b'een injured. He was then taken to the hospital where it wa s found that his ribs had been crushed. His condition gren steadily worse until death occurred. Big Audiences Again Witness War Picture Further praise was accorded "The Lost Battalion" motion picture, presented under the auspices o£ John B McKeon Post Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, at two performances given at Drury auditorium last night and attended by crowds which are believed to constitute a record for one evening's attendance at the auditorium. As was the'tase when the picture was first presented in this city Monday evening the audiences last night were thrilled by its realism and were unanimous in agreeing that it faithfully re-enacts a historic episode ol the World War in which American troops under the command of the late" Colonel Charles W. Whittleses of Pittsfield participated. The attention of the spectators was held from start to finish of the picture. -The final showings of the picture in this city will be at Drury this evening at 6.15 and 8.15 o'clock. Dr. Canfield's office will be closed until Sept. 6.--adv. The Salesroom of the Bottum Torrance Company, Bennington, Vermont, is now open, showing a large variety of products manufactured by the above company, namely: BEDDING--Sheets and Pillow Cases--Bed Blankets, Wool and Cotton--Bedspreads, both Silk and Cotton--a big assortment of styles and prices. LADIES' and MEN'S HOSIERY--Silk, Wool and Cotton n great variety of colors and patterns. CHILDREN'S SCHOOL SUITS--Wool and Cotton. REMNANTS OF PIECE GOODS, SUITINGS--And a variety of other necessary articles for the household at prices for the prudent buyer. Bottum Torrance Company Bennington, Vt. Remove Summer Tan and Sunburn A special bleaching treatment with massaging brings darkened skin back to normal condition. Arms, Hands, Neck and Face. Come up and leave whatever your beauty troubles may be, with us. "OLIVE'S VANITY SHOPPE" MURIE'S BLK. TEL. 13S5-M BOSTON STORE School Days Near Wise Mothers are preparing now--Here are things the children will surely, need. Tomorrow would be a splendid time to shop for school wearables--why not come down to the store before the Saturday rush? "Back to School" , "Back to School" Wash Dresses Raincoats $9.95 Size* 6 to 14 Yean Made of fine quality English Broadcloth in a number of new patterns. Sizes 6 to 10 with Bloomsrs Back to School" Middies Regulation style in · white. · Serge Skirts to go with Middies with bodice tops, $2.95 "Back to School" Handkerchiefs Tape bordered, fancy colors, 6 for 29c Hand embroidered Chinese Handkerchiefs, 6 for SOc Fancy Colored Bordered Handkerchiefs with 1-8 inch hem 2 for 25c Gay Colors Every child should have one of these bright col- jored Coats with hats to match. "Back to School" Sweaters $4.95 J.-- Sizes 6 to 14 New novelty colored Sweaters in zipper, slip-on and coat styles. Popular colors for children. "Back to School" Hosiery Fancy Sport Hose SOc English Ribbed Mercerized Lisle Hose SOc pair Children's Cotton Ribbed Hose, Black, Tan and Cordovan 25c pair Fast Color Everfast Suting 36 Inches Wide SOc yard Fabrics for School Dresses, Blouses, etc. English Prints New Patterns 32-Inch Dress Ginghams Stripes, Rlalds and Plain Colors 29c yard New Printed Silk and Cotton Crepes 3«-lnch 89c yard 45c yard Children's Underwear For School Wear Athletic Union Suits-- SOc and 69c Muslin Slips-Lace trimmed $1.00 to $1.95 "Back to School" UMBRELLAS $1.89 Red, Green and Navy in 20 or 22-inch size "Back to School" Serge and Sateen Bloomers--Full pleated, $2. SO and $2.95 "Ready to Wear Dept." "Back to School" HAT FELTS 39c Enough material to make a hat--various colors Muslin Bloomers Combination--Hamburg trimmed $1-50 Muslin Bloomers-Trimmed or plain, SOc to $1.00 "Back to School" UNDERWAISTS 45c Knit Underwaists with extra buttons Articles Every School Child Must Have Chilton Fountain Pens Sheaffer Fountain Pens Carter's Indelible Ink $3.50 to $5.00 Fountain Pen and Pencil Seta [$1.39 to-$15 School Bags 39c and 59c LuncH Boxes of Tin 35c and 79c $2.75 to $5.00 Waterman's Ink lOc and ISc s Boston Bags $1.00 to $3.50 unch Boxes, Leatherette SOe Eversharp Pencils $1.00 to $5.00 ISc Carter's Mucilage lOc and ISc Pencil Boxes (equipped) 25c to $1.00 LunchXits with vacuuitv bottles $3.50 PENCIL SETS With your name printed in gold on case and contents SSc and $1.00 WAX PAPER For Lunches 80 Sheets To Roll 3 Rolls 25c We Are Local Representatives for CASH'S WOVEN NAME TAPES A Wide Variety of Different Style types--Complete Names or Initials Low Price--$3.00 Gross

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