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NORWICH BULLETIN, SATURDAY HAY, 12,' 1917
LETTERS FROM New London County UNCASVILLE About f10 Netted at Musical Boy Compete in Making Bird Houses May Basket Surprises' 'Ladies' Aid - Society to Take Up Rod Cross Work. Owing to- caees of measles Jn . the village only twenty pupils were per fect In attendance during- April. .There was a good attendance at. the musical given at the home of Mr. and ; Mrs. Thomas Watt Friday evening for the benefit of the Baptist church. After the programme of selections on . the graphophone and recitations, ham-e made candy was on sale, the proceeds from that and a collection which was taken up amounted to nearly ten dol lars. This will be added to the fund for the new anthem books recently purchased. Work on the cellar for a house which Herbert Dart will soon have built Is now completed. Fred Perkins hae the contract for the work. Miss Madeline Walsh. Miss Hose Hlekey and Miss Anna Quinn were given a pleasant surprise at their homes recently, friends hanging each of them a beautiful May Basket filled with delicacies. Paper on Red Cress Work. The Thursday Afternoon club was in charsre of the Ladies Aid society of the Methodist church. ' A paper on Red Cross ; Work was read by Mrs. Karv Chanman Mrs. Hope; Mrs. Wat- in." Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Chspman- of Lie committee Jn charge served re eshments. Nathan Sheldon has moved rrom te quot into one of the tenements owned hr Frederick Baker. . - . - Attendance rtt the sale of cake and ice cream held after the senior class at the . Vncasville school was given and the proceeds were gratifying. Make Bird Houses. To demonstrate the' usefulness of In structions given in the Manual Train ing school a contest between the bys and girls in the grade taught by Miss Quinn has been completed. The con test was the making of bird houses, the work being done at home. Harry Cooke. Lester Dart, Harvey Mouse ley. Lewis Mousley and Robert Qucar dy were those In the contest. The first nrlze, e. pocket dictionary, ' was award ed Louis Mousley. The others receiv ed boxes of crayons. . Frank McGaughney is working in Haverhill. Mass., and this week he moved bis family to that place. Re. Charles C Tibbins delivered a sermon in the Methodist church . Sun day moaning on A Good Soldier. Aft er the communion service was held. The young people's meeting In the evening was led by Mrs. Edward Her manson. topic. Boy Dreamers as Wold Builders. . Michael Rhaeumme has greatly improved the grounds about his home by having cement walks laid. New By-Laws Approved." At the meeting of the Good Cheer Sunshine society at the new hall a set of by-laws fcr the morporated so ciety were presented and approved. The building owned by the C M. Pobertson Co, " standing In front of their Rockland mill, has been moved to a foundation recently -completed in front of the new box shop. The build ing will be rermodeled into a tenement. Mrs. George Pratt and children of Xew Haven are spending some time with relatives. Surprise Pmrty. On Tuesday evening MSss Ellen Skiffington, Misses Gladys and Mary Daniels, Misses Agnes and Rose Mar coux, MTss Eileen Donovan, Misses Rose and Katherine Hickey, Miss Grace Quinn. Mrs. Isadora Flotnan, Edmund Bugbee, Edward and Victor TBlanchette, Allen Bergman. Frank Bergman, Francis Hickey, friends of Miss Alice Bugbee. gave- her a pleas ant surprise by meeting at her home for the evening, which was enjoya My spent with games and music Dur ing the evt-nintr rafreshments were served by Mrs. Bugbee. Preached at New London. Following the Impressive exercises of Crowning of the Blessed Virgin by the members, of the Children of Mary at Ft. Marv's Star of the Sea church New London, Sunday evening. Rev. John F. X. Quinn. rector of St. John's church, this village, delivered a ser mon. The weeklv cottage praver meeting was held Tuesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Miller. H.irold Rosenbund and his sister. Miss Ella, of Pequot. after a few days' visit with their sister, Mrs. Victor Pierson, of Providence, have returned Missionary Programme. The first Sunday ir each month has been devoted to a special missionary programme in the Sunday school of the Metrodist church. On Sunday Mrs. Ralph H. Melcer, the missionary superintendent, gave a talk on the In dians and their conditions in this rountry. Much interest was added to th ta'k by pictures illustrating the subject. Th Busy Bee Sewing society was entertained Mondav afternoon at the om of Mrs. Charles Bugbee. Mrs. Melver Furber entertained the Ladies' A'd society Thursday after noon. The time was devoted to plans for taking up Red Cross work. LEONARD BRIDGE Rexford E. Cummings Is the latest purchaser of a motor vehicle, having purchased .t truck car. Rev. and Mrs. John H. Knott were sailing on local parishioners Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Otto A.- Nettleton and 3aught?r, Grace, soent Sunday with Mr. a'd Mrs. W. Henry Knreland of Columbia and attended church serv ices. Miss Lavina P. Kneeland was a WiUimantic visitor last Thursday. 7 J. Zatureneky of New York is vis--ting his da-ug-hter, Mrs. Louis Himel steln. Mr. Lathrop of Norwich was In town Tuesday. . Frank Pitcher is ill at the home of 3orge D. Watrous. Mrs. Julia Geer and son, Clarence, ivere in Colchester recently. Henry J.- Williams i attended the burial service for Mrs Samuel John- ion of New Haven at Yantic cemetery Tuesday. . LISBON ; ; The pastor's Sunday morning theme s-aa Doing Our Work in Remembrance if Christ. Every good work Is in some ensa commemorative work. All ser rtce 1. made more attractive by be ing done for the King of Kings. The jommunioa service fsiUowed. Rev. W. J. Reynolds. Henry J. Ken !all. Charles Budelt, Mr. and ftfrs. W. 6. Foote attended the meeting of the w London Association of Churches ind ministers m Norwich,, Tuesday. Ten from this place attended the conference at Hanover, Wednesday: Rev. and Mrs. W. J. . Reynolds, Mr. nd Mrs. H. J. Kendall. Mr. and Mrs. W. 8. Foote, Mm E. W. Oorbet, Mrs. FYed Irons, Mrs, J.. H. Kennedy and Hies Alice Kennedy. Mrs. David Cathcart returned Mon lay to her homo In New Bedford, tfaes., after a week's viartt at tier iro tier's, Edmund Weeks. Everett TWO STATES Chapman, of Mllford, Mass., a broth er-in-law was aiso a ween-ena visitor with Mr. and Mrs. Weeks. The Misses Krauts and Miae Kampff of Taftville were guesto of Miss Martie' Barber, Sunday. ' Windham County WINDHAM Eighteen at Missionary Meeting Sya. tematie Work for Red Cross Older Residents Remember ' Edward B. Young. Mrs. Anna Gray Smith -of James town, N. Y., spent Sundaj with her cousin, H. C Lathrop and family Mrs. Ammerrnan of -. Hartford has been the guest of Col. and Mrs. W. S. Chappetl this week. Services were omitted at St. Paul's last Sunday.' Miss Grace Bates spont Sunday in Springfield. Mass., with her sister, Miss. Anna Bates, t Miss Edith Thompson , and Miss Dunham of WiUimantic were week end gtiests at H." F. Woods.' ; Mrs. Horace Rood, who has been a patient in St.- Joseph's hospital, Wil limantic, has returned home. . The Roman's Missionary society met ,in the . cfcopeKTuesday afternoon, IS beist'g . present. ' A comfortable was tied and-ither. work done. The chap ter from New" Spain' in Old America was given by Mrs. , F.-. E. Guild and Mrs. Robert Pegu in. - Work for Red Cross. f ' The second sewing bee of the local Red Cross was held in the chapel on Wednesday afternoon with a large at tendance. - Mrs. .Valentine, supervisor cf sewing, of the WiUimantic chapter, was present and gave valuable assist ance in cutting out .work. ' Mrs. F. E. Guild has charge of the sewing and Mrs. R. G. Waterous has charge of the knitting. The next meeting: will be-in the chapel Tuesday at 2 p.' m. Edward B. Joung, who died In Nor wich Monday, was a resident of Wind ham in his younger days and is well remembered by some of the older 4eo ple. Mrs. Herbert F. Robinson of River head, L. I., has been in town this week. CANTERBURY GREEN Food Conservation Sunday Tomorrow Nearly 200 at Last Week's Insti tuteRed Cross Work Wedding Subscription Toward Fire Engine. The committee of food supply of the state having appealed to the clergy "to use every means consistent with the dignity of the occasion to bring to the churches every person whose presence can be commanded through an appeal to loyalty to the state and the church" and -having asked that a presentation be made of the matter of food production and conservation as a religious and patriotic duty," at the church on the Green, such relig ious and " patriotic duty will be the theme of the Mother's Day sermon, tomorrow ' at 11 a. m. ' Christian 'Endeavor meeting at 7.30 p. m., is in behalf of the Quiet Hour. Subject. Fellowship With God. Ps. 119:97-104. Last Sunday's sermon was on ' the Christ of loving service still among us, ruler, and Prince, yet "Servant cf all." Luke 22:27. "I am in the midst of you as he that serveth." ,--Sunday School Institute. The afternoon gathering of Wind ham County Sunday School Associa tion, District No.' 2. brought delegates from Baptist Sunday schools, of East Killingly.- Sterling, Packerville, from Methodist schools of - Danielson, At tawaugan and Canterbury and from the Congregational schools of Plain field, Wauregan, South Killingly, Cen tral ' Village, Brooklyn, Danielson. Westminster and Canterbury- Nearly every school was represented by its pastor. In the company of 175 or 200 people there were 19 Baptists, 23 Methodists, 117 Congregationalists and 25 or more neutral. Every school was presented an efficiency chart showing its rating in the standard of 14 points set by the state- committer. - Schools having 12 points are Danielson Bap tist. Danielson Congregationalist, Wauregan Congregationalist. Next to these were Moosup Methodist and First Congregational.- Canterbury. Of ficers for the district were elected: President, Henry M. Danielson of Dan ielson: vice president, Fred Lyons, of Plainfield; secretary, Miss F. E. Brown of Canterbury; elementary sec retary. Miss Helen Witter of Brook lyn. Guest at Parsonage. Mrs. Cora Dowries Stevens, presi dent of the Litchfield County Sunday School Association, - was a guest at the parsonage over the week-end. Red Cross Meeting. The monthly meeting of the Canter bury Auxiliary of National Red Cross w4.ll be held Tuesday, May 15, with Mrs. Rollinson at . 2 p. m. The Girls' club will meet with 'Mrs. James Lathrop today (Saturday) from 2 to 5 p. m. Wedding Tuesday Evening. Sir. and Mrs. Herman Poetsch have beer, entertaining friends at their home during . the past week or more. TueHday evening a wedding took place when Peter Vogrt of New York was united in marriage with Mrs. Eugenie Taertuer, also of New York city. A wedding supper folowed the cere mony. - Herbert Williams and his daughter. Miss Inez Williams, are fully settled In their old -home on the F. E. Miller place, Mr. Williams having returned to the employment of Mr. Miller. , Short Paragraphs. - Mrs. Frank Fawley is in Pawtucket receiving treatment for neuritis of the arm. ; Houston Lathrop left' Tuesday. ; for Montreal where he will ; continue his work In connection with his course at Davies' School of Tree Surgery. Parker Lathrop of Yale, who en listed in the naval reserve is with other students from Yale and Prince ton who man the yacht Kanawah, sta tioned off Long Island. Ralph Brown, Storrs '17, left Thurs day for a farm in Suffleld. The boys of Storrs are answering their coun try's tali by enlisting in the great ar my, to raise food supplies or in going to Plattsburgh to train In. camp. Superintendent Bond of this town leaves his school duties this weeic to go to. the "Plattsburgh officers' train ing camp. - The W. C. T. .U. met with its presi dent, Mrs. Columbus Smith, Wednes day afternoon. - " Mr. and Mrs. Hart Goff have moved Into their new home, recently bought of Mrs; Lewis Lyons. i After the ' recent fire at Black Hill, Norman. White and Frank W. Tilling hast each subscribed J50 for. a. new fire engine;' STERLING Mrs. George Carr recently spent a few days with relatives in Providence. Alexander Gillis, who has been vis iting relatives in Hartford for several weeks, has returned to his home. Mrs. -Walter Lobdell of New Britain has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Irving Anderson. ' Mrs. O. G. Chase spent Thursday of last weekwith friends in Putnam. I George iBabcock Is ill with toneilitia. CENTRAL VILLAGE Dog Valued at $100 Killed Club Do ing Red Cross Work Norwich Man Loaves Walkor Farm Guests at Luncheon For Brido-Elect. , A - bull dog' was - struck by an au to near the fire station Thursday eve ning about 6.30 o'clock, and was so seriously injured that Deputy Sheriff George R.- Bliven- shot It. The driver immediately went to the owner tf the dog, Fred Cook, but he was not - at fault as the dog . had . safely crossed the road, then turned around and suddenly ran in front of the machine before the driver was able to stop his car. The dog was a puppy and was valued at $100. It was recently pur chased by Mr. Cook. Going to Hartford. -. "' " Mr. and Mrs. Homer Cross of. New port, R. I., have been spending a few days at the home of Mr. Cross', broth er, Howard Cross, before' going to their new home in Hartford. Mrs. Charles -Lewis has been iM for several days Witt . a sever throat trouble. Doing Rod Cross Work. Misses Ruth and .Pauline Mathew son entertained the young ladies' club Friday afternoon. The club is doing Red Cross work.' Refreshments were served. Mrs. Leroy Greene, who was recent ly thrown from a. carriage in - Plain -field. Is able to be ouV-aJthough rather lame. 1 Mr. Schofieli of Mystic has moved his family -into Albert Walker's ten ement recently vacated : by '.Arthur Davis . ' - William Thompson, chief of the Cen tral Fire Co. No. 1, has recovered from grip. . - Miss Patricia Cassidy of Norwich has been the guest of Miss Josephine Armstrong. - Miss Grace Connelly received a May basket Friday evening from her schoolmates. The children were en tertained at the Connelly home. Protection lodge of Odd Fellows in itiated S4'e: candidates Thursday eve ning. The membership of the lodge is fast growing. The -Central Fire Co. was,, called Saturday afternoon for a. chimney fire at Mr. Frieze's home In Kennedy City, but the fire was under control before the firemen reached th house. Dr. James L. Gardner was- In Nor wich, Saturday. The Ecclesiastical Society held a business meeting at the church par lors Saturday evening. Harold Bar ber of Hartford Theological Seminary preached here Sunday. Mrs. Mary F. Loring entertained Miss Greenman of Norwich this week. Miss Emma Greenhalgh has return ed to Reading, Mass., where she is a teacher in the commercial department of the high school. Norwich Man Leases House. J. L. Watrous of Norwich has hired Albert C. Walker's farm on River street, and purchased Clarence Dog gett's route.- 1 Mr. and Mrs. r Ernest Barr and son, of Moosup, spent Sunday with' local relatives. Some of the members of the Red Cross society brought their knitting to the entertainment and dance Sat urday evening. .- . Thomas Car'.an . has been ill at Vis home. Albert C. .Walker has been ill with a severe throat troub'e. Misses Margaret and Evelyn Wright of Worcester have been guests at the home of their uncle, Charles MdFar land. Miss Mae Lambert of Worcester has been visiting her parents, 1 Mr. and Mrs. Felix Lambert. Home From Florida. Mr. and. Mm. Willis Rouse have re turned from St. Cloud, Florida, where they have been spending the winter. WilHam Greene, who formerly lived here, has returned from Oneeo. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Hall of South Killingly and Miss Alice Kenda'l of Putnam have been visitors this week at William Dean's. Luncheon For Bride-Elect. Mrs. George Loring and Miss Louise Tillinghast attended a rune neon at Weuregan at the home of Miss Dor othy Atwood, who entertained the young ladies who are to be the brides maids at the Loring-Tillinghast wed ding. May 19th. The bride-elect. Miss Harriett Loring' was the guest of honor. WOODSTOCK Benevolent Society Hears Putnam Speakers Basket Social. Miss Susa Hinrichs arrived in town Wednesday to open Cloverlea for the summer. The Maplecrest division of the La dies' Benevolent Society met Wednes day afternoon with Miss Mary Les ter. Mrs. Thayer and Mrs. Brown of Putnam were present and spoke.' A basket social was held at the chapel Friday evening. '- ' ' Miss Nellie Chandler and Mrs. Mar cus Wood are in town for the summer. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Huie and E. G. Williamson were week-end guests of William M. Gallup. Walter Lindeman of Sherburne, Mass., and Mr. and Mrs. William Lindeman . were in Worcester, Sun day. EAST WOODSTOCK Officers Elected at Meeting of Mis sionary Society Concert at Com munity Club's Meeting. A "missionary ' . meetings was held Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Mathew Dartt in Qutnebaug, twenty severe being present. An interesting program faa In charge of the Presi dent, Mrs. Turner, assisted by several ladies. The election of officers result ed as follows:' President, Mrs. A. G. Morse; vice president, Mrs, Linde man;; . secretary -and treasurer, Mrs. Everett May. A social hour followed. .The Community Club meeting was largely attended Wednesday evening. A concert by- entertainers from Web ster under the direction of D. M. Cousin was greatly-enjoyed. - PHOENIXVILLE Miss Florence Ex-ley, a teacher in Centerbury, was the guest of friends over ths week-end. - O. H. Latham was in Danielson, Tuesday. - - : -- . Rev. J. B. King of Hopkinton, Mass., will preach at . the Congregational church May 13th. "'' '',' A teachere" meeting was held " in Eastford, Tuesday, , ' Miss,Edythe Whcaten was in WiUi mantic" the latter1 part of the week. Friends "of Mrs. Dew. were sorry to hear of her 'recent illness. Mr. Bocart of WiUimantic and Miss Gladys Joslyn of Boston were week end visitors at Mrs. Helen C. Jos lyn's. Miss Marie Wilbur was at her Jiome in Abington the last of the week. . HAMPTON Pastor to Speak Tomorrow on Topic - of Food Conservation. - In accord with, the request -of the Connecticut committee of food supply to the pastors of the state, next Sun day, the - pastor of Hampton Congre gational church will speak on the subject of Food Conservation Sunday. Next Sunday. May 20th, it has been arranged for W. C.; Mortis of WiUi mantic, to address-the parish on the subject of the Every-member canvass and the Budget Plan, as applied to church finances in general accordance with the vote of the parish at the beginning of the business year. Masons are busy on the . cellar : of Mr. Goodwin's place in -Clark's Cor ners, under the direction of Arthur E. Pearl. - .- ' " " '' ' M. G.- Porter of New Britain spent the week-end at the home "of has brother. R. R. Porter. ' Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Brenn of Scotland -were Sunday visitors at R. E. Pearl's. - - ' - : SOUTH WINDHAM Guilford Smith Recovering From Ill nessCradle Roll and Mother's Day Exercises. Mr. . and Mrs. Eugene Kinne were guests of relatives in. Hartford Sun day. .-- . ' ' " . Charles Jennings of New York was called to his home by the Illness of his mother, Mrs. John Jennings. . Mrs. Carrie Backus, who has been ill, is some better. . Guilford Smith Improving. Guilford Smith, who was taken 111 at his home with a cold Thursday, Is gaining slowly. Mrs. Lizzie Noel of Warrenville has been at the . home of her son Clar ence Noel and family for a weeK, nas returned home. - - - Mrs.. Florence Ennis. who Is train ing for a nurse in the New London hospital, was relieved of duty Satur day and spent the time at the home of her. parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Backus. ' Timothy Watts was in. Hartford a Tuesday transacting busIWess. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Backus have been guests of relatives in Mystic re cently. ' " Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Card attend ed the funeral of Mrs. Card's aunt, Mrs. Mary Brown of WiUimantic, on Wednesday afternoon. f Going to Hartford. John Rose has, disposed of his household goods preparatory to mak ing his home in Hartford with his brother-in-law, Mr. Upton. Special Exercises. Friday afternoon at the local church was cradle roll and Mother's day with special exercises by the children. Mr. and Mrs. Austin Wade, who have been conducting the boarding house for the machine shop, are oc cupying the Waterford Simons house, on Babcock HJ11. EAST KILLINGLY Miss FJdith Harrington of Worces ter is spending a few weeks with Frank Harrington and family. Mrs. Viola Oatley visited friends, in Danielson Wednesday. Mrs. Phebe Potter, who has been spending -the winter with her daugh ter in Waterbury, has returned to her home here. Mrs. Harry Beauman. called on her friends in Putnam Monday. Mrs. I. P. Chase spent Wednesday with Arthur Chase and family in Dan ielson. Alton Aldrich has been ill for the past few days. . Irving T. French, Jr., was in Provi dence Monday. - Arthur Chase and family of Daniel son visited relatives here Thursday. -Miss Olive Aldrich and Lucius Al drich spent Sunday with friends in West Rutland, Mass. Mrs. Allen Bufflngton and daughter Ruth, spent Wednesday with friends in Danielson. Mrs. James Brooks and Mrs. Frank Harrington visited relatives In Wor cester Thursday. - Mrs. William Robbins of Waterbury spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Rich.' . . . , CHAPLIN Rev. Guy D. Wingerd Accepts Congre gational Call Sale of Rourke Pro perty. Rev. Guy D. Wingerd of the Yale School of Religion, has accepted the call as pastor of the Congregational church and has begun his labors. He will also supply the church at North Windham. Mr. Wingerd, who gradu ates in June, is to be ordained in a few weeks. Mrs. E. Jessie Hunt and Miss Flor ence I. Hunt of New Britain, and Mrs. Orin R. Witter of Hartford, were vis itors in town over Sunday. William O. Rourke has sold his place to Mr. Shea of New York,- who has taken possession. Mr. Rourke has moved to his father's place. Millard Hall, who has been at St. Joseph's hospital, WiUimantic, for sev eral weeks, is in a serious condition, with litt'.e hopes of his recovery. Merritt Welch has one of the finest family cows in town, a grade Guern sey, which was sold at the Fred Back us auction in North Windham , for $125. WESTFORD. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Eastman of Windham, who have been visiting t'heir daughter, Mrs. C. H. Barlow for two weeks, returned home Tuesday. Mrs. Jennie Barlow and daughter Gladys, who ' spent the winter in Mansfield, returned to their home here Wednesday, for the summer. Mrs. Joseph Veriga is in the Hart ford . hospital, where she underwent two operations last week. Miss Irene Upton of West Ashford is teaching in Miss Green's place at the village school. Miss Green was obliged to give up the school on ac count of. poor health. H. C. Barlow, Miss Elsie Scranton, Mrs. F. W. Eastman and Mrs. C. H. Barlow attended the play in Eastford, Friday evening. There will be no church services at the Baptist ' church Sunday, as. the pastor. Rev. P. S. Collins is to at tend the services at . Eastford. W; E.- Eastman ' and Fred Townroe of Stratton, are at Mrs. Clarence Bar low's this -week on a -fishing trip. . SOUTH KILLINGLY There "was no session of the local school Friday.' The teacher. S., A. Douglass, attended the teachers con tlon in Putnam. - Anna Smith of Danielson was a Sunday visitor at G. W. Barlow's. Ernest Drew and family of Provi dence called on local friends Wednes day., ' . Mrs. A P. Grover is spending a few days with her daughter, Mrs. R. C. Kies. - - . Gertrude . Hall of Putnam was a week-end visitor at The Dales. - George Edgerly has returned from a visit in Sturbridge. , ' Mrs. William Slater has recovered from a severe attack of grip. Gilbert Graves is working at Bow en's mill. Rev. H. B. Goodsell has prepared a special Mother's Day service for Sun day, May 13, in accordance with the custom throughout the country. . NORTH WINDHAM Miss Etta Royce of ' WiUimantic visited relatives-hera Sunday. - There was a large attendance at Fred Backus' auction. George Lincoln is reported III. L. iM. Hartson has a . new truck automobile. Fair List Prices tWi-V OttWIRrVBsVlk BLACK SAFETY HE balance line dC drawn, and the sum total of its per fection struck with that new Goodrich tire, the bigger and better Ford car tire Goodrich's "Three Of SUPER-SIZE and SUPER - STRENGTH it not only meets the INDIVIDUAL NEEDS but DOUBLES its New as today, it is nevertheless already familiarly known by. the knowing as Goodrich's "Three-Seventy-Five" That's its sie: Three and seventy five hundredths inches in the cross section. And it's an inch bigger too in the circumference. Its heroic size, however, is designed to fit 30-inch rims cvt Ford cars. It is made solely with the five finger safety tread. It costs but little more than ordin ary tires at the outset; and the nattier appearance and added com fort it gives your Ford car, and its own greater dollar ECONOMY, make it the better buy in the end. The B F. Goodrich Co. Akron, Ohio r3 WESTMINSTER Chimney Fire Rev. J. Roberts De scribes Experiences During Boxer Uprising Sale of the Charles Allen Farm. Mrs. Leon Levy and family of the Bronx. T. T., spent the week end at Hosendale. A chimney Are at John Soderbuy's Sunday afternoon soon wan extin guished with the help of his near neighbors. Interesting Sermon. Rev. J. Roberts of Hartford rave a very interesting address Sunday ev ening describing his escape from the Boxers in China. There was a good attendance at both morning and evening- services. Mrs. O. Macdonald of Norwich Is visiting ber sister. Miss A. Baker. Three farms In Westminster have heen sold recently. Garden Club Met. The Garden club held a meeting on Saturday afternoon. Few members were present owing to the storm so no business was transacted. Rev. J. Roberts during his visit here Is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barstow. Frank Linnell's spirited horse sud denly took fright at a' passing auto on Wednesday afternoon and ran away. No one was in the wagon and the horse was caught before any damage was done. Miss Helen Koch has returned home after a lengthy visit to New Rochelle, V. T. Mrs. W." Nash of Stamford Is visit ing her sister. Mrs. William Davis. Frank Linnell spent Tuesday in Norwich. Henry Roth recently purchased the Charles Allen farm. EKONK Cold. Wet Weather Delays Planting Grange Initiates Ten. Loads of lime, fertilizer, seed corn and potatoes are arriving, but the rold, wet weather Is very discouraging for the bumper crops called for. Ten Join Grange. An interesting grange meeting was held Friday evening and ten were In structed in the first and second fie grees. Closing Sermon. A ' large audience greeted Rev. Em mons White Sunday morning. It was his last Sunday with the church, much to the regret of all. Three were add ed to the church and communion was observed. John Tanner's little driving horse died Sunday night. iMrs. Edith Eanes has returned from several months' stay in New Tork and Is with her husband on the Hazzard place. E.-B. Gallup attended a meeting of the school board In Voluntown Wed nesday afternoon. A. A. Stanton attended a meeting of the school board in Sterling Mon day. China's new mines are exporting about five tons of tungsten each month to Japan at about J4M a ton. " V ' W ran yx af II ire P? FS TREAD TERES for the Ford car is - Seventy - Five." of the Ford car, VIRTUES. BROOKLYN. Death of Mrs. Daniel B. Hatch at An cestral Home Unitarian Pulpit Sup ply Arranged Meeting of Women's Club. Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Hatch, wife of Daniel n. Hatch, died in the early j hours of May 3rd. Her funeral -was held at Trinity church of which she was a member, at 4 o'clock Friday aft ernoon. Archdeacon J. Eldrad Brown of Norwich conducted the service Sat urday morning, the body was taken from Pomfret by train to Bridgeport, where burial took place. Mrs. Hatch was a long time resident of this town, occupying at the time of death the same premises upon the common, oc cupied by her mother and her grand parents. She will be greatly mffised. Upon the early stage Saturday Miss Grace Thurber left for Lowell to re sume her duties as teacher. Will Supply Pulpit. Rev. Joseph Allen of Boston preach ed in Unitarian church Sunday and is to supply the pulpit during the sum mer. Mrs. Elliott E. Allen did not return home the first of the week as was ex pected, but remained with her daugh ter'trough the week and over another Sunday, returning home Monday of the present week. The schools in the Centre closed on Fridaj-, the teachers attending the Institute at Putnam. Women's Club Meets. The Women's club of Brooklyn met Monday afternoon, Mrs Riley B. Wit ter being the hostess. A paper on Trees was read by Miss Helen Pal mer and one on Flowers, by Miss Fannie Palmer. Dinner Guests. Tuesday Rev. E. A. Blake and Mrs. Blake had several from the Union .Bap tist church of East Killingly as their guests and they had arranged with the Ladies' Aid society of the Bapti: church to provide for them in the ves try. Eighteen sat down to dinner. Tn the evening they also served a supper In the vestry. Charles R. Bard of New Jersey was the guest of Mrs. J. Sprague Bard on Sundaj'. - ; The parties to whom Arthur R. Bell sold his farm, stock and farming tools have taken possession and he has moved his household goods over to East Brooklyn into a tenement owned by De Forest Welis. POMFRET CENTER Funeral of Miss Annie E. Baxtei Principal Hitchcock Addresses the Grange. Miss Annie E. Baxter, a life long resident of Poinfret. died at her home Tuesday evening at 19 o'clock. Miss Baxter had lived alone for many yenrs since the death of her parents. Miss Baxter was known for her literary tastes and for many years wrote for some of the leading papers. The fu neral was held Thursday, at 11 o'clock and was conducted by Rev. Frank Ful ler. . ' AddresNed Grange. - Wolf "Den- grange members were richly entertained Wednesday evening mm wmi ' ' y4: 57 " . - -A , u i tie teuumuun m Fair rreaitnetW'. X . T by an address from Principal Hitrh cook of Xew London who spoke on Vo cational Training. Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Clark Hoppin were in Pomfret Tuesday. A. T. Grosvenor and E. E. Brown motored td Worcester Tuesday. SCOTLAND Annual Convention of WiUimantic C. E. Union to Be Held May 19th Meeting of L. T. L, The WiUimantic union of the T. P. S. C. E., with its variou societies, will hold the annual convention here at the church Saturday afternoon and even ing. May 19th, beginning at 2.-15 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. K. B. Willoughby were at Lebanon Friday, the 4th. Miss Florence Vickers of Putnam is visiting friends here. Miss Lueretia Clark of New Britain was the guest Sunday of Mrs. Susan Willis. Daniel Grattan has hen here this week and is moving furniture to his home at Long Island. 1 Miss Grace Sweet, who has ben working In WiUimantic for some time,, has returned home. Several milk producers from thl at Norwich Tuesday. . Rev. Martin Lovcring returned Wed nesday night after a short stay In Uoston. L. T. U. Meets. The L. T. L. held lt regular meet ing Thursday afternoon with a good attendance. Mr. and Mrs. William Btirnhers, Mrs. Alice Willoughby, Mrs. Pad! Kimball. Mrs. Susan Sweet. Mrs. Ruttl Sangster and Miss Grace Sweet at tended the conference held at Hanover church Wednesday. William Burnham was a Hartford vieitor lafit week. SOUTH CANTERBURY Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nwton of New London and Mr. and Mrs. rlar ence Newton of Illinois were guests last week of Mr. and Mrs. Levi lark. Hart Ooff has moved from his farm to his new homp at f.anterbury oreen. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Douglas of Nor wich called on T. J. Barber Sunday. Their son returned home with them. John C. Phillips and George Baker of Wauregan were in this vicinity fishing Wednesday. NORTH STERLING The Williams and Crowpll rv;or Co. are rushing business with plenty of orders ahead. More men are being em ployed every week. George C. Spooner was in Norwich. Sunday. Everett Swan of Proviilence ha been visitiftg at Ms home here. CLARK'S CORNERS Miss Alic Stor.e , visited friends in Danielson Saturday. Mrs, Rose Palmor of WiKimantie h visiting at her sister's. Mrs. Andrvw Darling. Jame.i "Oliver; who 'had been employ od at New London weighing the mail, is at his parents' home here.