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AFTER THE DIP
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seclusion of your bathroom, it makes no difference. For,
having provided yourself with some of our Turkish Tow
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you will find another source of satisfaction in these Towels
the prices are very low. We contracted for these when
the prices were considerably less than they now are.
These prices have been advanced several times, but we
can still sell them at the prices of last Spring.
BUY NOW AT LAST SPRING'S PRICES
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IN AND ABOUT WESTERLY
Seven Men From First Division To Be Chosen For State's Ini
tial Draft Increment of 111 Major A. N. Nash Trans
ferred To Boxford Certified List As Far As Completed
Police Looking For Louis Peabody.
Adjutant General Charles W. Abbot,
Jr., sent orders Wednesday to all Rhode
Island's selection boards to pick 5 per
cent, of their respective quotas for the
initial draft increment, which will
leave for the cantonment at Aver,
Ma.se., Sept. 5. This means seven men
from the "First division, which in
cludes Westerly,
Men with previous military experi
ence or qualifications as cooks will be
rhosen for this contingent. They will
"hen be notified to prepare for de
pi rture f ept. 5 and to assemble at the
jnion station in Providence.
This increment will number approxi
mately 111, and will be chosen regard-'
ss of the order of liability in which
the men f tand. although later contin
gnrs will go according" to sequence.
Inasmuch as these first 111 men are to
be selected carefully, only reliable men
who ran be depended upon to report
on the day set for entrainment will be
the ones privileged to reach camp first
a-d n;c the consequent advantages
?f "h:5 priority.
H';-.:frer. rnobilization points will
rr: i'nlv be cetermined in each dis
and men win assemble first at.
h r::r.t. It is believed that the
" cnosen for this group can be re
lied upon to appear, without the pre
liminary trouble of reporting to selec
tion board headquarters or Whatever
places ate designated for this purpose.
No alternates will be ordered to re
port for Sept. 5 for this reason, and in
case of any vacancies at the last min
ute me nto fill the gaps will be sent
later. Reliable men, it is thought, will
not fail to present themselves on this
day except in case of illness or other
sufficient causes. On Sept. 19 atid
Oct. 3, when other increments leave,
the alternates wil be summoned as
prescribed by Provost Marshal General
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Major Arthur N. Nash of Westerly
has been relieved of the command at
Fort Getty and is succeeded by Senior
Captain McCormick of the Fourteenth
company. The major Is among the
officers transferred to Boxford, Mass.
Colonel Charles F. Tillinghast, for
merly in command of the Rhode Island
Coast artillery, and for the past few
weeks commander at Fort Greble, has
been also transferred to Ayer. The
other officers transferred to the 103d
regiment at Boxford are Captain
Franklin E. Allen of the Sixth com
pany, who is succeeded by First Lieu
tenant William Mancock, Captain Wil
liam P. s-Tiunney and Lieutenant . A.
Chester Earl of the Twelfth company,
leaving Lieutenant John W. McCaf
frey in command. Lieutenants James
A. Doherty of the Third company, Har
old W. Merrill of the Fifth company.
Westerly, and Edward P. Forsyth of
the Sixteenth company. Lieutenant
Colonel Alexander H. Johnson Is in
command at Fort Greble.
The Sixth and Fifteenth companies
have been ordered from Greble to
Springfield. Mass, to relieve regular
army commands in guarding the
United States arsenal.
The selection board of District No. 1
have certified 102 of the required 134
to fill the quota for the division and
have ordered ISO more up for examina
tion fro n which to select the required
32. to become a part of the national
army. The certified list of men so far
as completed follows:
James B. Spencer. East Greenwich.
Palme.- Earl Smith, Jr., Hamilton.
George H. Sheldon. Jr., Wakefield".
Ernes: Di Biasio, Peace Dale.
Thomas Franklin Streeter, Wakefield
Thomas W. Cruickshank, Westerly.
Xorman M. Xibblins, Avondale.
Lloyd B. Langworthy, Ashawav.
Edmund Anton L. Pasetti, Westerly.
- astoaio r . da Silva. Charlestcwn.
v alter H. B. Allen, Jr., Xarragansett
f ler.
Michai; Calouri. East Greenwich.
Oliver L. Perry. Xarragansett Pier.
Charl-s H. Barber. Wakefield.
Frank F. Geaber. Xarragansett Pier.
james i. Kose. Wickford.
Robinson Hindle, Bradford.
Anthony O. -Afcchangle. Westerly.
John Henry La sell. Wakefield.
Lloyd E. Woodmansee. Rockville.
John Allwood. West Greenwich.
John Rose. Westerly.
Robert H. Rogers. Allenton.
Cedric Delma "Blanchard. Peace Dale.
John Tumbull. Ashaway.
William H. Tefft. Davisville.
Peter Pankowski, Westerly.
Ralph W. Xorthup,' Wakefield.
William I. Hill. Xarragansett Pier.
Patrick J. McGrath. Wakefield.
PatrioK Lo Priore. Westerly.
Edward C. Thorniey. Arcadia.
Carrol H. Greene, Hope Valley.
James Hamilton. Jr.. Westerly.
Clarence L. iGeer. Bradford.
Le Roy V. Taylor. Peace Dale.
Peleg Alvia Rodman, Westerly.
Frank P. Morenzoni. Westerly."
Lyman Rodman. Gould.
James Alesso, Westerly. i
Guiseppe Vuono, Bradford.
Harry W. Greene, Wickford.
Antonia Aliberti, Peace Dale.
Gilbert T. Rodman, Lafayette.
Harold E. Underwood, Charlestown.
Henry I. Lasell, Davisville.
George J. Ferrarp, Westerly.
Henry A. Tucker, Wakeful.
Allen H. Burdick, Charle&town.
Merton E. 'Browning:, Wyoming.
Samuel A. Sanders, Westerly.
Charles B. Clarke, Wakefield.
Albert S. Krans, East Greenwich. '
William Gardiner, Slocum.
John A. Enos, Westerly.
Christopher R. Champlin," Allenton.
John F. Marshall Keignley, Westerly.
Wilfred H. Smith, Xarragansett Pier.
Clarence S. Crowell. East Greenwich.
Stanley S. Livingston, Westerly. -Robert
E. Young, Westerly.
Fred W. Bristol, Peace Dale.
Sabato Moroso, Westerly.
Everett Tefft, Narragansctt Pier.
James Bernasooni, Westerly.
Leo Romano, Peace Dale.
William H. Greene, Lafayette.
James Reale, Westerly.
Frank Barbieri, Bradford.
Allen D. Jordan, Rockville.
Leon Piascik, Hope Valley.
Joseph B. David, Narragansett Pier.
Walter O. Barber, East Greenwich.
Frank C. Smith, Westerly.
"Vincenzo Martino, Westerly.
Joe Zisk, Hope Valley.
Herbert W. Illingworth, Wyoming.
Dennis L. Lynch, White Rock.
John Padolino, Westerly.
Walter L. Northup, Wakefield.
Edwin A. Whlttren, East Greenwich.
Raffaels Lo Priore, Westerly.
Clifford H. Wilbyr, Peace Dale.
Charles M. Murray, Westerly.
' James R. Wright, Shannock.
An gel o RIzzo, Westerly.
Leonard S. Holley, Wakefield.
Henry Calvin Cassidy, Wakefield.
Clarence Barrington, Wakefield.
Charles R. Johnson, East Greenwich.
John Coschinaro, Westerly.
J.. Trassar Bradley, Wakefield.
Columbus J. Pacetti, Westerly.
Thaddeus .Hunt, Bradford.
Moae C. Lowry, Westeily.
Angelo Tesauro, Westerly.
John Bennett Wilcox, Westerly.
Athonv Benedetti, East Greenwich.
Earl S. Palmer, Slocum.
Peter Billiawski, Westerly.
Edward A. Comber, Xarragansett
Pier.
Lou-is Collins, Watch Hill
Tweny-nine members of the Fifth
company. Westerly, Coast Artillery
corps, have volunteered for service in
France upon the -first call. These have
been assigned to Company B, Second
battalion, 101st regiment of engineers,
2-?.h division, and are now at Went
worth institute, preparatory to going
to Ayer, Mass., and from there over
the seas- Sergeants Frederick A.
Brown, Joseph A. Chauncey, Paul De
Fonti, Corporals Cornelius A. Riley,
Maurice L. Laing, Edward M. Chase,
First Class Privates Lawrence E.
Rook, Roy Wilcox, Arthur J. Frechette,
William A. Mills and Arthur A. Clem
ene. The other Fifth company men who
volunteered for foreign service have
been assigned to field artillery and are
in camp at Boxford, Mass. They are
Corporal Irving McGowan, Mechanic
Albert Brown, Privates Frederick Ken
nedy, John Couch. Charles Lavermori
are, Leo Gaffney, Peter Travis, William
Parker, John Sawyer.. Michael McCar
thy, -Harry Pipes, John Curtin, Alfred
Papineau, Wilfred Matthews. Paul
Tourgee, John Riley, Raymond Xeild
and Harry Flint.
Russell Sparks, formerly of Westerly,
who enlisted in Battery , Tenth Con
necticut, at Bridgeport and subse
quently encamped at Xiantic, is now at
Boxford. where the battery is a part of
the 103d regiment, training for service
i broad. He writes that Battery F has
been increased to fuU strength bv the
addition of 50 coast artillerymen from
Maine. Mystic is the home of young
Sparks, who is a nephew of the late
Albert Sparks of Xorwich.
Radolfo Yanello, now serving a term
of three years on three counts for lar
ceny, prevaricated in regard to the
disposition of stolen white lead. He
said he used one keg in painting a
cottage at Pleasant View. He took
the contract, but did not do the work.
Instead of using the white lead on the
cottage, he stele green paint that was
to be used on the trimmings. Police
Chief Brown has found an owner for
the stolen extension ladder. The police
believe that Yanello committed manv
unreported thefts in this vicinity and
realized enough from the sale of stolen
goods so that he made a liing without
any legitimate work.
There is a man of good family con
nections. Louis Peabody. who is liable
to do almost anything that Is not on
the level when under the influence of
strong drink. He has been arrested
m Westerly several times for being
intoxicated, and was once arrested in
Mystic for the more serious crime of
I'Ui-giary. Now he is held on the
charge of larceny for trial in the Third
district court at Westerly.
Wednesday, Peabody was engaged in
cutting grass on the A. B. Collins es
tate in Pleasant street, and became
intoxicated. He opened the door, with
a key of his cwn, to the workshop of
Louis Collins, located on the prem
ises. and then went away. Soon after
it was learned that Peabody had taken
a box containing a dozen new augur
bits, a hand drill, carpenters hatchet,
a spiril level, a rule. screw-driver
and two snippers, and also a lee!.
All the goods, except the level, were
recovered Tuesday night, and Pea
body was arrested Wednesday morn
ing. He declared he was drunk and
did not remember taking the articles
that were traced directly to him. Po
lice Chief Brown is endeavoring to lo
cate the missing level, valued at $6.
before the arraignment of Peabody cn
the charge of larceny. Peabodv has a
wife and several children, depending
upon him for support.
While many are claiming exemption
from military service, by reason of de
pendency, and in many cases with jus
tification, one Westerly man. foreign
born, a Scotchman, with wife and
three children, left here on Wednesday
for Canada, having enlisted in the
McLean regiment of the Canadian
Highlanders. He is William Clachrie,
a painter and a member of Clan Les
lie. He is very well known and es
pecially among the Scotch residents,
that frequently listened to him play
ing Scotch airs on the bagpipes. A
number of friends were at the rail-
) way station to wish him good luck
ana saie return.
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GATELY & BRENNAN, 29 Shetucket St.
Announcement has been made by the
New Haven road to'the managements
of county and state fairs that, during
September, the extra service usually
provided may not be possible this vear.
This is necessitated by the fact 'th-j
the railroads, in order to co-operate
with the government., must give pref
erence over all other traffic to the
movements of troops to the training
camps.
The Xew England troops will move
throughout this section early in Sep
tember. Many fairs are to be held next
month in New England, and, while the
company knows the date3 of these
fairs, it is uncertain concerning the
dates of the troop movements until of
ficially notified by the government.
Local Laconics.
Ma.ior Charles P. Williams Is one of
the judges at the annual Xewport
horse show.
No-license rallies will be held in
Stonington this (Thursday) afternoon
and evening.
The Westerly police officers have
not yet struck: the trail of the Watch
Hill burglars.
Mrs. William Steele, of Pawtucket,
is the guest of Mrs. Arthur M. Weeden,
in Chestnut street.
Sarah Steadman entertained many
of her young friends at her home, IS
Chestnut street, "Wednesday, on the
occasion of her eighth birthday.
Rev. Sidney X. Ussher, chaplain of
the Atlantic division of the Red Cross,
wil! tell of the organization and its
work, this (Thursday) evening in Bor
ough hall, Stonington.
There was rumor Wednesday after
noon that the large Lawrence stone
mansion at Watch Hill, was soon to
change ow-nership and that Mrs. Law
rence was to have a smaller sumnv. r
home constructed.
Rev." Joseph L. Peacock, librarian of
the Westerly Public Library, has been
appointed a member of the council of
eleven for the state of Rhode Island,
to serve on the war service committee
of the American Library association.
Rev. Walter X. Reynolds, pastor of
the Baptist church at Xarragansett
Pier for several years, has accepted a
call to the First Baptist church in
East Lyme. He will leave for his new
pastorate September 15, and preach
his farewell sermon Sept. 6.
The selection board for state divis
ion Xo. 1. will examine sixty young
men each on Thursday, Friday and
Saturday, of the present week, under
the selective service law. The divis
ion includes East and West Greenwich,
and all the towns in Washington coun
ty. Mrs. Elizabeth L. Palmer, widow of
Theodore D. Palmer, who has been in
poor health several months, died on
Wednesday morning in Stonington.
She was born in Stonington, Xpvem
ber 26, 1847. the daughter of the late
Edward and Elizabeth L. Denison. She
is survived by two sons and a daugh
ter, also, a sister. Mrs. Harry S. Bab
cock, of Stonington.
At a business meeting of the West
erly Laymen's League thanks were ex
tended to E.. Howard Clark. Fred X.
ujam and It. Harold Rogers, for their
service in connection with meeting in
Wilcox park, Sunday night. A com
mittee composed of George A. Ogsten,
David B. Hart and La Verne D. Lang
worthy, were appointed to secure the
speakers to address the league dur
ing the winter. i-
BALTIC.
Soules-Marshall Wedding at St,
Mary's Rectory, Followed by Resep
tion at Bride's Home.
Electrically charged rods are used
for driving rebellious cattle on the
ranches in western Texas.
At St. Mary's rectory Wednesday
morning at M o clock Miss Josephine
Marshall and Xorman Edward Soules
of Hartford were uni'.ed in marriage
!.y Rev. J. V. E. Bellanger. Miss Ida
Marshall of X'orwich. cousin of the
bride, was bridesmaid and Joseph Kir
ker of X'orwich, was best man. The
bride was attired irt coral Georgette
crepe with pearl trimmings. She wore
a black picture hat with a paradise
aigrette and carried a shower bou
quet of 'whitse roses. Her maid wore
gray pussy willow taffeti with silver
trimmings, fehe wore a black picture
nat with an aigrette and carried Kil
larney roses.
At the bride's home, 25"G Fifth ave
nue, a reception was given to 50
mends and relatives after the cere
mony. At 10.30 a wedding breakfast
was served under direction of Mrs.
John is.ay.
j-uring me aay an orchestra com
posed of Hartford friends of the
groom rendered selections. The
bride's gift to her maid was a cameo
ring. The groom gave his best man
a gold tie pin with diamond setting.
Mr. and Mrs. Soules left Baltic by
outomobile at 3.15 for a trip to Include
Boston, Portland, Maine, and different
cities in X'ew England.
"The bride is the daughter of Francis
and Jennie Dupont Marshall. She has
lived here for the past 15 years and is
popular among a large circle of
friends. The groom is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Homer Soules of 244 Hick
ory street, Xorwich, and Is employed
as electrician at Colt's arms works
in Hartford.
The numerous handsome gifts in
cluded china, cut glass, linen, sliver,
household furnishing and a ubstan
tial check.
Guests were present from Hartford,
Xew Haven, Providence. Meriden, Nor
wich, Greeneville and Baltic.
The bride traveled in a custom suit
of blue broadcloth with mole trim
mings. She wore a black hat.
Upon their return they will reside
In a newly furnished home Jn Hart
ford. Personals.
Mrs. Albert Douville, who has been
spending a month with friends in Hol
yoke, Mass., returned home this week.
Miss Edythe Grant, who is staying
with relatives in town, spent Wed
nesday at her home In Quaker Hill.
Threatened His Wife's Life.
Wednesday evening about 6.30 Mrs.
Albert Douville notified Deputy Sher
iff John McGuire that her husband
had threatened to spill her blood and
was awaiting an opportunity to carry
out his threat. During the evening
Douville went to his home and asked
for an interview with his wife. This
request was denied and he, Douville,
made a number of threatening re
marks. Officer McGuire had a close
watch on Douville and overheard his
threats and watched his different
movements. Douville returned to his
home and McGuire placed him under
arrest. Douville Is a big. husky fel
low who weighs about 200 pounds, but
the deputy nroved his equal and land
ed him in the lockup. During the time
the officer was escorting th prisoner
Douville asked McGuire not to hold
his right arm.- At the station the offi
cer searched Douville but could not
find any weapons or dangerous in
struments. Shortly after placing his
man in a cell a shot rang out and
Deputy McGuire hurried to the cell
lie found Douville with a .22 caliber
revolver clasped in his hand. The roorr
was in darkness and the officer pulled
his flashlight .nd wrenched the wea
pon from Douville. McGuire sum
moned Dr. Burr and upon investigat
ing found that the bullet penetrated
the wall opposite the c?Il. Officer Mc
Guire' does nut seem to know wher5
Douvil'e had the weapon concealed.
Douville had been searched thorough
ly c in all cases and must have placed
the revolver in his underwear or con
cealed it in his coat sleeve. The re
volver contained five cartridges with
one discharged. Douville will be given
a hearing this (Thursday) mornin?.
Have Been Helped.
Whatever else may be the result,
the reports of the railroads Indicate
lliat they are going to come out of
the war a good deal more efficient
organizations than they have ever
heen before. Jndianap.dis News.
Was to be Expected.
As might have been expected, tH
Pope's suggestion that the moral law
has anything to do with affairs is
iternly comhatted by fount von Rev
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