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NORWICH BULLETIN, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17. 1917
I DANIELSON AND PUTNAM NEWS y . , 1 I DANIELSON Capt. F. O. Armington to Command Local Hoim Guard in the Putnam Demonstration -Town School Enu meration 936 Goodyear Band Goes to Plum Island to Serenade 38th Company Sunday. B. V. Gartland, John Moore, Edward McDermott, W. W. Wheatley and W. I B. Wheatley motored to New London Sunday and made the boat trip to ' Fort Terry, for a visit with members Of the 38th company. Frank A. Davis and party attended the automobile races at the Xarrajfan ett Speedway Saturday afternoon. Will Command Home Guard. As acting major. Captain F. O. Ar mington will command the Home Guard companies in Thursday after - noon's demonstration, at Putnam, for the men who are going to Camp Dev ens. J. S. Stevenson of Lowell visited friends here over Sunday. i J. Carl Witter spent Sunday with Providence relatives. Charles E. Franklin spent the week, end with friends in Providence. Singer From Sterling. Miss Blanche Douglas of Sterling sang- at the Baptist church Sunday. All of the selected men in this town an in other towns of the district, will receive personal invitations to attend the demonstration to be given at Put nam in their honor, Thursday after noon of this week. To Form Junior Branch. Sunday afternoon Deaconess Draper met the members of the Sunday sehool of the Methodist church to discuss plans for forming a junior branch of the Epworth League. , Miss Hattie Codding entertained on Saturday afternoon at her home on Winter street the members Jpf the primary department of the Methodist Sunday school. A few of the members of the 3-8th company of Fort Terry were at their homes here Sunday on a brief leave of absence. Mrs. A. H. Withee spent Sunday with Captain A. H. Withee of the 2Sth company. New Voters Few. It is said that the prospects are that fewer new voters will be made in Killingly this year than- in any re cent year. I Recalled Marriage Regulations. At the masses at St. James' church Sunday Rev. J. Ginet, M. S., re peated the regulations of the Catholic church relative to marriage ceremon-j ies. - Using Crutches. Robert King, who was badly, in jured eleven weeks aeo whi!e at work at the Connecticut Mills, has recov ered in such degree that he is able to tret about on crutches, but his injured leg continues to cause him difficulties. School Enumeration 936. The enrollment of pupils in the public schools of Killingly is given a 777 and in the .town of Brooklyn a 159. a total of 936 for the super visory district. A local man has been invited to come to New York or otherwise ar range to make adjustment of a claim for damages based on the fact that his automobile figured in a collision with a Victoris in Xew York city on August 2. a dny when neither him self or his machine was at any time more than -10 miles from Danielson. Band Goes to Serenade 38th Company Members of the Goodyear band, which is developing into a fine organi zation, made a special trip to Fort Terry Sunday to do honor to the members of the 3Sth company, this being the first event of the kind that has been arranged for any command of Connecticut's coast artillery troops. PUTNAM Arrangements for Thursday's Demon stration in Honor of Selected Wen Third Degree for K. of C. Class- Preceded by Military Mass Sunday - Morning Seventy wo Men and Eight Woman Would- Vote Nor wich Golfers at Country Club. The plans for the send-off for the selected men who are going from this district to Camp Devens have as sumed definite form, and, according to announcements made Sunday, will be on such a scale as to fully demonstrate to the young- - men who are to don Uncle Sam's uniforms that they are signally honored by the people of the district that they will represent. This city will witness next Thurs day afternoon a remarkable demon stration of patriotism ' and loyalty. Thousands of people of the towns of Putnam. KHIinj-rr. Woodstock. Thompson, Eastford and Ash ford will take the afternoon as a nonaay ana will assemble in this city to do honor to the selected men and to cheer them as they pass in review. The occasion will, undoubtedly, in later years, be recalled as historic. Home guard companies of Putnam and Danielson, uniformed guards of fraternal organizations in this and surrounding towns, fraternal organi zations in this and surrounding towns, fraternal organizations, bands from this city. North Grosvenordale and Goodyear will march, headed by offi rials of the city of Putnam and of the towns of the district. In a parade that will act as escort for the select-? ed men. Mayor J. J. McGarry will be presl dent of the day. In this capacity, it will be necessary for him to tempor arily relinquish command of the Put nam Home Guard company, which will go into a battalion with the Dan ielson Home Guard company under the command of Captain F. O. Arm ington of Danielson, who will act as major. The Putnam Home Guard company will be under command of Lieutenant George Challoner and the selected men, grouped as a company, will tbe commanded by Lieutenant Ward of the Putnam Home Guard company. " The line of the parade will be from the square Into FTont street to South Main street, to Front street to Pom fret and Church streets, Woodstock avenue, Marshall street, ..Providence street. Elm street to Union square Public exercises will be held here,. Mayor" McGarry presiding. Addresses will be delivered by Hon. Charles E. Searls,- state . attorney, and Rev. F. D. Sargent. The committee In charge of the ar rangements is elated over the man ner in which the public has taken to the plan to give the men a send-off. The response for aid in making1 ar rangements has been spontaneous. Ev erybody is entering into the plans with zest. George L. Padgett an ncuneed Sunday afternoon that the mills of this city will close at 3 p m. Thursdav to allow thousands of mill workers to cheer the selected men and a request has been made. and many of the stores will respect u, to close on Thursday from 3 to 4.15 p. m. It is expected that the special troop train will leave here shortly af ter 4 o clock. Putnam lodge of Elks has tendered the use of its fine quarters for the serving of a dinner to the . selected men. and. the men will be invited to assemble at L nion hall at 11.30 a. m. The committee in charge of the din ner arrangements is made up cf diaries E. Dean and Richard Gor man, bCtld of this city. Patriotic societies of Putnam and surrounding towns have been invited to participate and it is expected that there will be delegations of the G. A. R., W. R. C. Ladies of the G. A. R., D. A. R., S. of V. and Spanish War TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, SEPT, 18TH, 19TH, 20TH An Authoritative Display of the fJewest and PJlost Faw ored Styles in Women's and Misses Suits, Dresses, Furs, Waists, Wraps ' OR THE FALL AND WINTER 1917-1918 . Each season our opening displays of Women's and Misses' Wear become more interest ing because olf the fact that ' they can come here first and see fashion's newest fads and fancies as well as the latset modes of the more conservative lines. After many weeks spent in careful searching and selecting we now offer a picturesque display of the smartest creations of the world's foremost style directors. We cordially invite you' to visit with us during our opening days Coats, 121-125 MAIN-STREET "THE FASHION STORE OF NORWICH" sires to give many students an op portunity to aid in gathering crops. Many Clark men also have enterea the service and this will disarrange classes. Superintendent of Streets Frederick Dumas spent the week-end with Al derman E. L. Davis at Mr. Davis' WET VS. DRY Brisk Start in Campaigns of License and No-License Forces. - The license and no-license forces in Killingly are aligning their offensive forces- for a real lively campaign over what is always a distinctive feature of each annual town election in Kil lingly. Last year the town was li cense bf a very substantial major ity, but Killingly has a way of chang ing its mind over the license issue and there is nothing certain about the majority of last year being main tained. On the other hand, the li cense forces figure that they have better than an even chance for vic tory and are already working hard to make this assured, depending large ly in their campaign on the argu ments relative to unchecked selling of intoxicants here during no-license periods. Will Address D. A. R. Wednesday eveniner of ' this atroov Mrs. Ida Cogswell Bailey-Allen is to aeuver an address before a meetin or the members of Sarah Williams Danielson chapter. Dv A. R.. at the r.ome or the Misses Hutchins and eacn memoer has the privilege of In v-tifig n guest; DanIeIon Chanter nf th Amnrfrai Red Cross will be invited to send a re-presemation to Putnam next Thurs day to take part in the demonstration in honor of the elected men. many '-i ir.rm rrom itiiiingiy, . who are to leave tor uamp Devens, at Ayer. on inai aay. Proficient in Target Practice. Members of the Danielson Home Guard company continue their target practice and are already beginning to show increased proficiency in the use or a rine. j.ne omcers or tnis compitnv are striving to put it on a very efneient oasis in every uepartment of in Win try science and at the rate that prcur ress Is being made it will have at- ienaea in- me not distant future standard of efficiency that wilf com pare favorably with the military abil ity of companies of the national guard of the stata, as it was a few months Criticism From Foster. from Foster comes a criticism of roaa signs that may be seen ail tnrougn this section. "School t house. Go Slow," they read. Says the Fos ter critic: Let us hone that the ven eration of school children now being iiugni win Know the difference be tween an adjective and an adverb wen enough to put up on the road ainerent signs than these. Brevities. " Kenneth Hamilton spent the week witn nis Drotner, Harry H. Hamilton In Providence. Palmer Jordan visited with relatives in irovKtence Saturday. Mr. and' Mrs. Harry Bennett and son of Xew Rochelle were visitors here Sunday. Edward Bryant and Frederick Bry ant of Boston spent Sunday with their mother, Mrs. Henry Torrey of Potter street. Mrs. Earle Toung of Providence and Miss "Rachel Freston, of the training aepartment f&r nurses, Johns Hopkins nospital, Baltimore, are visiting with iheir parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank T. E'reston, Broad street. Mr. and Mrs. Elton Jenkins. Wor cester, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. I. H. Greener. Veterans in line and big delegations Lord's Point home, the men return- from the Red Cross chapters of the ing here Sunday. towns represetried. The idea is to The new assistant county agent and let the selected men know in no un- the new Home economics demonstra- eertain way that the whole district is tor will begin their duties here this back of them and that, in the hour week. of need, evary man who is physically Captain Joseph A. Ryan will have fit is ready.inl willing to follow in a special detail of police on duty for i neir rootsteps. it is now a certain Thursday afternoon's parade spending thing that the Godspeed the men are to receive will live long in memory. THIRD DEGREE Conferred on Class From Cargill Council, K of C Military Mass on Sunday Morning. Emil Benolt was in .Providence op Saturday to attend the automobile races. Water service for a part of the city was cut off Saturday morning while the position of a hydrant at the cor ner of South Main and Grove streets was being changed. Thomas Burke, out of jail two days, was again before the city court Sat urday morning. PLAINFIELD ago. State Deputy Cronin and other high officials of the Knights of Columbus were in this city Sunday to assist at the conferring of the third degree lllinn a. pIaar fif mart tVian 3.ft m om hore of Cargill council. Visiting brothers Week End FurlougKs For Local Men came from many of the surrounding n Service Sterling Clambaki kvT.ua. I i-i l ......... u , t.i j . uaj ui uaiuvuiai significance for members of the order in this city, for, at St. Mary's church in the morning there was a military ! mass winch was attended by the K. of C. in a body and by the Putnam Catholic young men who have been selected for service, this group includ ng seme members of the council. which Is already largelv represented in many branches of Uncle Sam's service. Following the mass a lunch was served in K. of C. hall. In the afternoon there was another lunch in Owls' hall. Another Wedding Soon. Principal Anson B;. Handy was at Cataumet, Mass., on Cape Cod, Sat urday evening to attend the wedding of one of his five brothers. Principal Handy will repeat the trip next Sat urday to attend the wedding of -another of his brothers. May Have Been Local Swindler. Press despatches Saturday told of the arrest of two men. one in Bos ton, .the other in Xew Haven, for having fraudulently passed checks, as ws done at the store of Ballard and Clark in this city on Saturday, Sept. R. The man under arrest in Boston is Harry Reed, alias Martin. The de tails of the transaction which caused hi3 arrest are almost identical with the tactics pursued by the man who worked the check game here. Eight Women Would Vote. Hermon G. Carver, registrar of vnt. ers, has given out the following fig ures showing registration work that has been done in this town prelimi nary io me town election. From men i new applications for registration were received and eieht from nrnmcn Seventeen names were restored to the uis ana so names were removed, this on account of deaths or remrwoio u:ner towns ana ror other causes. Norwich Golfers Entertained. Members of the .Norwich Golf eluh were entertained at the Putnam coun rty club Saturdav afternoon onri matches were played between repre sentatives of the. two .organizations. A supper was served. Miss F.Tlon' Wheelock being chairman of the sud- per committee. City Notes. Miss Gladys Bard is acting as eom. mercial teacher at Putnam Wlh school until such time aa the vacan cy in the teachership is ailed. .ennetn .Ballard's return to riarir college will be delayed a week. fh college will not reopen this vear until a week later tha nusual, this being due to the fact that -the faculty de- S. G. Coffey, of Hertford, spent the week-end at his home here. Misses 'Ruth and Eva Hi&ginbottom were week-end visitors at their home here. Miss May Geary of Taftville was a week-end visitor at .Mrs. JJamel tJon nell's. Byron Haskell of Providence, R. I. spent the week-end at his home in backer. Fred Vincent, local member of Co 3S, C. A. C. N. G.; stationed at Fort Terry, is spending a short furlough at his home here. At Canterbury Dance. Many local people attended the dance at the Canterbury Grange, Sat urday evening. William Xolan, yeoman in the XJ. S Navy, stationed on Broadway, X. T., in the Detail Department, was a week end visitor with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Xolan. Walter Piatt, a member of the Scot tish Kiltres, now in training in Cana da, is spending a few days at his home. Joseph Wilcox, of the 34th Co.. C. A C. X. G., is spending a few days at his home in Plainneld The dance held in Moosup Saturday evening drew a number ml local peo ple. Guests at Clambake. . Many Plainfield men attended clambake held in Sterling, Sunday. tha have returned after few days in Boston. Exhibit Farm Produce. Xearly all the Moosup children who were engaged in Home Gardening this season brought fine examples of their garden product to the town hall for exhibition Saturday. . Mr. and Mrs. Byron Wood, are vis iting friends in Springfield. The Melrose club gave a dance Sat urday evening. The Colonial orches tra of Central Village furnished the music. Dr. Downing motored to Providence Friday. BRIEF STATE NEWS . tr's time. "Soon there won t be a man left in this shop," she saK to herself with vexation. Still her change did not come -and she was about to pro test at 'he poor service when her at tention was arrested by a bit of con versation passing between two of the saleswomen. MOOSUP Scout Troop Resumes Meetings The Home Gardeners Exhibit Farm Pro duce Melrose Club Gives Dance. Moosup Troop No. 1, Boy Scouts of America, held a meeting Saturday afternoon, the first since meetings were suspended ror the summer months. Woodchucks are numerous this sea sen. Joseph Bernier and Irving Tyler snot six in a iew nours one arternoon recently. Mrs. Olive Bessonnette left Saturday-morning for Arctic to spend the week-end with relatives. Charles Spaulding has harvested many nice watermelons and musk- melons this, season. A. pumpkin 18 inches in diameter was also taken from his garden. - ' - . Mrs. Herbert Sweet and Mrs. Doue- las Frazier of Arctic were visitors on Thursday at. the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Barnier. 3irs. John Stone and daughter-Ber- New Ha van Miss Alice Reynolds has returned from Cape Cod. where she spent the early part of Septem ber. Miss Reynolds spent August at the Swan Lake House, at Belfast, Me. Middletown The new Wesleyan fraternity. Alpha Sigma Delta, will occupy vthe old Van Benschoten home stead on High stree.t That is part of the property acquired by the col lege, last spring. ' Old Lyme Rev. and Mrs. George Ringrose have gone to visit their son. Rev. Samuel Rirvjrose, and family, in Fitchburg, Mass. The Baptist church will be closed for the next two weeks during the pastor's absence. TorHington Mactoin Cunningham, assistant treasurer of the Torrington Manufacturing Co., proposes to over ride the exemption claim asked for him by the company and intends to go to Camp Ayer with the next con tingent, y New Haven It Is announced that the Toung Women's Christian asso ciation vacation camp at' Short Beach will be kept open one week longer than had been planned, that the date of closing has been deferred until September 25th. uromwen unaries K. Corey, pro prietor or the .Keno-Dell farm. Crom well, won the following prizes on his Columbian Wyandottes at the Berlin fair: second cock, first, second and third cockerel, first, second and third hen, first and second pullet and first pen. "Yes," one was saying, "he's joined the colors." "What, you- brother hr.s enlisted!" was the surprised exclamation. "Sure he has." "But f.e could have got out of It all right. Your mother's a widow, and she hasn't any other son to support her. "She got a daughter. What do you think I am a quitter? Don't you think I can uupport mother all right while Tim goes out and fights for us? Mother and I'd be ashamed to keep him home. He's just the kind of boy that's needed over there at the front. He's big and strong and brave, and he's never been stumped yet by any job he's undertaken.! can't heip be ing awfully proud .of Tim. Honestly I can't." "Well, of course it's all right to be proud of him. for going, but I guess you'll find it pretty hard to get along when he's gone,. "It won't be easy for two to live on your wages." "I don't expect it to be easy. Oi course we'll have to take a smaller flat and give up a lot of things. But Tim won't be having such tin awfully :uxurious life either, and mother and I'll be thinking every time we can't have just what we want that we're doing our share too, as well as Tim You know we three have always stuck tight' Hogether, and maybe the fact that we're having some hardships here at home will make us feel nearer him. Mother's dad was in the civil war, anfi slie says she's si-re that if he knows what's going on, he's mighty pleased about Tim. She says Tim re sembles him wonderfully. I guess I took more like my father' folks, but mother tays she knows Tim will look just like the daguerretotype of young grandpa In his corporal's uniform when he gets .on his khaki." "They didn't wear khaki in that war." "I know they didn't, but ' their clothes were military all right, any way. I've been wishing I could give Tim a real nice- present before he goes, something that he could use all the time, but he says that would be silly, that I must save evary cent now for mother. X'o more high white kid shoes for me, dearie. Just plain lit tle working clothes for yours truly now until we win the war. Then maybe Tim will be bringing home a costume in the latest Paris fashions for me, what?" "You'd joke about anything, you would, but you almost make me wish that I had a brother to go. I tell you what I'd like to do. I'd like to rent Tim's room from your mother while he s gone It would seem real good to be in a home with a friend, and then maybe jou could keep the same nice little fia- and when Tim comes march ing home I'll slip out, and he'll find voir in the same place he left." "That's grand of you! Mother'll be awfully good to you. Here's your I'm sorry you had to change madam, wait." "I didn't mirtd at all. thank you," answered Miss Billingslea, with one of her rare smiles. Then e he went down the aisle to the counjpr where soldiers' comfort bags were sold, and she was rather short with the clerk who showed her an inexpensive one. "I wish one that is fitted with the very best of everything," she said. When the purchase was finally com pleted, she wrote on the wrapping paper, "For Tim, God blesa him, his mother and his sister, and the new roomer, too." She went back to the glove counter and shyly thrust the pacioge into the hand of Tim's sister. Then, without a word, she hurried from the store, and as she looked down the street :it tha flying flags her eyes filled suddenly with happy tears. Chicago Xevve. A Doomed Policy. Germany's new foreign secretary tolj the reichstag main committee that a policy based on might alone is doomed. It is especially if the might is rapicly breaking doivu. Kansas City Journal. Nowheres to Borrow. Where does Germany exprct to bor row money for reconstruction after the war? What civilized country will desire to see Germany reconstructed, unless tiiere is an abandonment of im perialism? Louisville Courier-Journal. TIM'S SISTER Miss Billingslea waited for the change impatiently. She had found her morning's shopping trying. Three salesmen who for years had waited on her and who understood her tastes and temperament were absent. When she inquired rather sharply for them, she was told that they had gone to training camps. Their places had been filled by young women, and it was Miss Billingslea's experionce that saleswomen were never so attentive to her wanis as man clerks. She always preferred masculine service. It was annoyin.; to have to. wait so long when she had so much to do in getting ready for her mountain trip. 'I'm sorry, madam," said the pretty young girl who had eold her half a dozen pairs of outing gloves. "There's probably some delay at th cashier's desk. I think your change will be here in a moment." Mies Billingslea frowned. She sup posed that some inexperienced girl was being 'broken in at the cashier's I desk at the expense of the custom - it -a f & i2 i ihstMum . . t. - .-., u' z,. . - Pp&V1 SJl & ' v.JM'vVw ' v I OUR POLDER MARCH THPQUGH LONDON A bit of London's enthusiastic recep tion of America's aoldiera is shown In the accompanying- picture made from scene to reach America. This Is Pic cadilly. London's famous thoroughfare, lined with the crowds which expressed their joy over the American re-enforce ments with cheers and haadclapping and the waving of small flags. It is not too much to say that tha Ameri cans owned London,' oax djur.