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CANAAN, CONN., THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1920. VOLUME L NUMBER 6 V ft I Bar HIT BY AUTOMOBILE DIES IN HOSPITAL Mrs. Porter, Driver of Car, Twin .Lakes Summer . Resident Felix Zecchin, 24 years old, died at the hospital shortly . before 10 o'clock last Thursday night of a fractured skull and other injuries received about 6 o'clock Thursday evening when struck by an automo v bile driven by Mrs. Louise Porter of Brooklyn, N. Y. Mrs. Porter is spending the summer at Twin Lakes and was returning to that place when her auto hit Zecchin who .was riding a bicycle and just turning the corner from Coe street, Winsted. In an effort to avoid striking Zecc hin, she turned her car to the left and crashed into a wooden platform in the yard of the Empire Knife company, badly damaging the ma chine. Anexamination showed that Zec chin load a fractured skull, a punc tured lung and one or more broken ribs. He came to this country two months ago from Italy where he served four years in the Italian army. He was wounded twice in the world war. He leaves a mother, three sisters and a brother in the old country and a brother in Win sted. '''. The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon at Maloney's undertaking rooms and later from St. Joseph's church at 2:30. Burial was in St. Joseph's cemetery. ANNUAL HORSE SHOW Society Event Is Scheduled for Sat- ' urday, August 28 -. The annual Norfolk horse show will be held Saturday, Aug. 28, with Samuel Russell, Jr., ns judge. The executive committee is constituted as follows: Mrs. Stanley Lee, chair man; Mrs. R. Graham Biglow, Miss Charlotte Landon, Miss Frances Mc- Laughlin, Mrs. Walter Meigs, Mrs. John- Reynolds, Philip Curtiss, George Dyer, Stanley Lee, William H.Moseley, Sr., William O'Connor, Sr., and F. C. Walcott. Saddle Classes 1 Saddle horse; 1st, cup; 2d rib bon; 3d, ribbon; 4th, ribbon. 2 Saddle horse (hunter type) ; 1st, cup; 2d, ribbon; 3d, ribbon; 4th, ribbon. ' 3 Saddle horse owned by a resi dent of Norfolk; 1st, cup; 2d, rib bon, 3d. ribbon; 4th, ribbon. . 4 Pony (under 14-2 and over 12 hands) ; 1st, cup ; 2d, ribbon ; 3d, ribbon;. 4th, ribbon. 6 Pony (under 12 hands) ; 1st, cup; 2d, ribbon; 3d, ribbon; 4th, ribbon. 6 Ladies' saddle horse (ladies to ride); 1st, cup; 2d, ribbon; 3d, rib bon; 4th, ribbon. 7 Polo ponies to be shown ar ound stakes; 1st, cup; 2d, ribbon; 3d ribbon; 4th, ribbon. 8 Five gaited horse; 1st, cup; 2d, ribbon; 3d, ribbon; 4th, ribbon. 9 Combination horse to be shown in harness and under saddle (long and short tail in the same class); 1st, cup; 2d, ribbon; 3d, rib bon; 4th, ribbon. 10 Jumpers, best performance over hurdles, performance only to count; 1st, cue; 2d, ribbon; 3d, rib bon; 4th, ribbon. Horses in all classes, with the ex ception of 7, 8 and 10, to be shown at walk, trot and canter. Class 2 may be shown in class 1, but class 1 cannot be shown in class 2. Class 4 may be shown in class 1, but class 1 cannot be shown in class 4 unless under 14-2. Driving Classes 11 Single "road horse; 1st, cup; 2d, ribbon; 3d, ribbon; 4th, ribbon. 12 Single farm horse.; 1st, $5; 2d, $3; 3d, $2.50; 4th, $2. 13 Single harness horse owned by resident of Norfolk; 1st, cup; 2d, I ribbon ; 3d, ribbon ; 4th, ribbon. 14 Pair of road horses; 1st, cup; 2d, ribbon; 3d, ribbon; 4th, ribbon. 15 Pair of coach horses; 1st, cup; 2d, ribbon; 3d, ribbon; 4th, rib 'bon. 16 Pair of farm horses; 1st, $10; 2d, $6; 3d, $5, 4th, $4. Entries should be in the hands of Mrs. Stanley Lee not later than Monday, Aug. 23. Christ Church Notes The Guild will meet Friday at 2 p. m. The annual sale will be held in the Parish House, Thursday, August 19th, afternoon and evening. Some of the attractions will be: Hope Chest, filled with nice things for brides, Miscellaneous Shower Booth, Cotton Booth, cared for by an hon-est-to-goodness Southern Mammy. The Fate Booth in charge of a quaint little lady, with a fate pack age for. everyone. Our Holder Lady will offer her wares cheap. Potted Plants etc. The home made food will also have things worth whila. Ice cream, on sale and there wiil ! be dancing in the evening, come f and enjoy yourselves. WHAT THE BOYS DO AT CAMP MOHAWK Being An Article by a Falls Village Boy Camper Camp Mohawk is situated in the heart of the Litchfield bills and on Mohawk Lake. At this beautiful spot I spent two of the most pleasant weeks of my summer vacation. We left Falls Village July 6th soon after noon and arrived at the camp about three o'clock. After reaching camp we were assigned to our tents. The tents were very comfortable and during rain periods did not leak. There were five double bunks in each tent, upper and lower making room for nine boys and an adult leader in each tent. The remainder of the first day was used in getting ac quainted with other fellows as they arrived. At mess table we were told the program for the days that were ahead of us. The rising bugle came at six then we were put through setting up exercises for fifteen or twenty minutes, after this came morning dip and breakfast. The time . between meals was very well occupied, there were several detailed duties such as Kitchen Police, Wood Police, Campus and general Police and Camp fire duty, each tent being assigned to one of these in their turn for a day. After this hour of duty we went to study classes for one hour, there were four classes and every boy must be in one of the four, they were Campcraft, Geology, Nature Study and First Aid work. After classes recreation period came, base ball was enjoyed, there being a lea gue of six teams in camp, Volley Ball was played and many other sports were enjoyed by any who wished to enter . into them. After the ' recreation period came the morning swim, then dinner. The afternoon was begun each day by the opening of the candy store imntediately after dinner, each boy was allowed to buy twenty cents worth of candy each day. The afternoons were enjoyed by boating and sports of all kinds on the athle tic field until time for afternoon swim, then came supper, after sup per we enjoyed the camp fire every evening, there were different speak ers each night. During my stay in camp there were Aquatic meets and Athletic meets held. Once a week there was an entertainment of some sort given by the boys. The religious part of camp life was very interesting, our chapel was out of doors in a clump of beautiful white birches, we held ! regular preaching service every Sunday morning at ten thirty and immediately following came Bible study classes held by each tent and the tent leader acting as instructor. Bible study came three nights a week also. For all things that were done we were marked and at the end of dcah two week period we were awarded the honor Emblems. Any boy hav- ine erotten nine hundred andfiftvt' points or more Out of a possible one j thousand was given the highest hon-! or of the camp, a large Red block j letter "M", the boys receiving 'from eight hundred to nfle Trundred and j fifty were giva n the second highest ! honor of the camp, a small Black j triangle with a small Red "m" in : the center. j Camp Mohawk is ah ideal "spot for ! n irniriiAvi ttaii limri -f-v i-i ..mil I a vav.ai.ivii, jruu nave iun ao wen as learn Something, -if I can I shall try to be on hand next year to en joy the sport. "The Old Homestead" Musical comedies come and go stars arise in their outshing brilli-! room farces and matinee idols out live their usefulness, problem plays and pussyfoot propaganda perish over a self-exea-cised precipice, mo rality damas and has been celebrities suicide in a heart-breaking struggle with their own shadows, burlesque and naughty reyues spill their brains against the immovable .ramparts of zealous censorship, but Denman Thompson's "The Old Homestead" lives forever. . Taking old Father Time's hoary beard in hand and giving it a none too gentle tweak figuratively is what Augustus Pitou Inc. are doing with "The Old Homestead" which comes to the Mahaiwe Theatre on Tuesday, August 17 with William 'Lawrence as the lovable and popular old Uncle Joshua, which character he has por trayed over three thousand times. M. . Church Notes Eastern Standard Time The Thursday evening Prayer ser vice will be discontinued during the month of August. Regular Preaching Service next SatJbath morning at 9:30. j Sabbath School at 10:45. The Sunday evening services will j be .discontinued during the month of ' August. A BAD WEEK FOR RECK LESS AUTOMOBILISTS Salisbury Man Draws a Fifty Dollar Fine in Winsted Court Bartolini Gino of Salisbury, whose Ford touring car turned turtle on the Torrington road Sunday evening injuring Arthur Palazzini, 7, and Eugene Palazzini, 6, brothers, so badly that they were removed to the county hospital, pleaded guilty be fore Judge Seyinour in the town court Monday to the charge of op erating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor. He was ordered to pay a fine of $50, and costs amounting to $16.67. The boys have severe cuts and bruises, but will recover. Gino was return ing to Burrville where the Palazzinis live when the car turned over and is reported to have been racing various cars which he met on the road. Justice George W. Ford held court in the old town hall building in Norfolk Saturday evening to hear eight motor vehicle violation cases, the offenders, all from Pittsfield and bound for Providence on motor cycles, being arrested by Officer Preston that evening. M. F. Fitch, charged with reckless driving and being without certifi cate of registration and operator's license, was fined $10 and costs of $12.43; H. M. Alexander, speeding, was discharged; Leo Alexander, reckless driving and being without operator's license, fined on one count $10 and costs of $12.43; Henry Jadtz, fined $25 for reckless driving, $20 being remitted, and costs of $12.43; Earl Kitchener on charges of reckless driving and with out a registration was fined $25 on the first count, $20 of which was re mitted, $3 on the second count and costs of $12.43, total of $20.43; F. B. May charged with reckless driving was discharged; Richard Sible charged with having no certi ficate of registration and without an operator's Icense was fined on both counts $13 and costs of $12.43, and G. E. Jansen, who was sum moned failed to appear in court. This was the second time last week motor vehicle violators were before the court .in Norfolk. WINS BRIDGMAN CUP Defeats A. Ware Merriam, in Four Spectacular Sets and Keeps Cup In a thrilling four, set match, re plete with spectacular playing, Al rick H. Mann, jr., of Richmond Hills, L.- I., Saturday afternoon won permanent possession of the Bridg man Cup given by Mrs. H. H. Bridg man of Norfolk by defeating A. Ware Merriam of Farmington, lead ing player of the Hartford Golf Club, 8-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-1. Mann takes permanent possession of the cup by virtue of his victory Saturday and the fact that he has twice previously won the event conducted on the courts of the Norfolk Club. Mann and Miss Hopper repeated their victory of last year in the mixed doubles event, defeating Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Clark, 7-9, 6-4, 6-1. The summaries follow: Singles, Finals. Alric H. Mann, jr., featfd f Richmond Hills, L. I., de- d A. W. Merriam of Hartford, 8-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-1. Mixed Doubles, Third Round. Miss Mary Case and Alexander Her defeated Mr. and Mrs. Lyle E. Mahan, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5. Miss Gertrude Hopper and Alric H. Mann, jr., defeated Miss Rosalie Clark and Frank Hopkins, 6-2, 1-6, 6- 2. Semi-Finals. Miss Hopper and A. H. Mann, jr., defeafkd Miss Mary Case and Alexander Her, 6-2, 6-2. Finals. Miss Hopper and Mr. Mann defeated Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Clark, 7-9, 6-4, 6-4. Consolations, Second Round. Frank Hopkins defeated Franklin Devtiz, 6-1, 6-3. Cyrus Clark de feated Robert Gilmore, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. Third Round. T. A. H. Voorhis defeated Calvin Murray, jr., 6-2, 6-2. Frank Hopkins defeated Cyrus Clark, 6-4, 6-2. Semi-Finals. Benjamin Letson defeated Frank Hopkins, 6-3, 3-6, 7- 5. Republican State Convention Sept. 7 At the republican celebration in Danbury in honor of Congressman Merit, it was ? announced that the republican state convention would be held in Hartford Tuesday, Sept. 7. Pilgrim Church Note Sunday Regular morning service of wor ship at 9:30, Rev. W. F. Maylott of Derby will preach. Sunday School at close of service. 10:45. New Zea!-c F-"rs wer?n Uticnl equality f th .';,. 1V vroinen full -jnit'rn in 1803. Jv;n ANNUAL STAFF REUNION AT SHARON HOSPITAL Case Demonstration and Surgical Clinic on the Program The Annual Reunion of the Staff of the Sharon Hospital passed off very successfully July 31, 1920. The Surgical Clinic and some case dem onstrations were held at the Hospi tal in the morning before an inter ested audience. At 1 o'clock the company adjourned to the beautiful home of President and Mrs. Van Cbrtlandt where luncheon wa$ served. This was a great success and much difficulty was experienced in getting the members away to start the afternoon meeting which was held in the Casino. The first paper was to have been by Dr. Alexander Lambert of New York but at the last moment he was unable to come, much to the disap pointment of all. The next paper was by Dr. George M. Coates of Philadelphia on "Mastoiditis and Indications for Operations." This was a very valuable paper going thoroughly into the subject and giving the general practitioner a lot of much needed points. It was dis cussed by Drs. Coley, Herrick, Weidler, LeRoy and Rockwell. Doc tor -Sadlier also gave a very interest ing discussion of this paper from a personal standpoint. Next in order followed a paper on "Diagnosis and Treatment of. Sarcoma of the Long Bones" illustrated with lantern slides, by Dr. W. B. Coley. As the hour was late not much discussion was allowed on this paper. The meeting 'then adjourned. Among those present we noticed Doctors. Bassett, Bissell, Chaffee, Coates, Coley, Herrick, Hoag, LeRoy Mackenzie, Miller, Morrison, Rock well, Sadlier, Thompson, Turrill, Tuttle and Weidler. CANAAN VS. EAST QANAAN First Game of Series Saturday, n Local Diamond The first game of a three game series between Canaan and East Ca naan will be played on the local dia mond Saturday at 4 P. M. new time. East Canaan will put their strong est line-up on the field in an effort to win this game. East Canaan has won 75 per cent of their games this year and are playing a good fast game at the present time. It is unnecessary to say that Ca naan will put their best line-up on the field. Canaan will line-up the same as in the Philmont game. The team is composed of the following players: Hubby, McHugh, Miller, Eithier, Pond, McLeod, Fraleigh, Scott, Meade, Fenn Minacci and DeVala. A large crowd is expected and a good fast game is assured. The second game of the series will be played at East Canaan, on Satur day, Aug. 21st. MISS FINNEGAN RESIGNS Leaves to Become Principal of East Hartford Grammar School The many friends of Miss Cather ine Finnegan will be sorry to learn that she has resigned her position as principal of the East Canaan Gram mar school and will become princi pal of the South Grammar School in East Hartford. This, is a step up ward for Miss Finnegan, while the school at East Canaan loses a very capable teacher and the town a will ing worker in every branch of public welfare where women have been active. Miss Finnegan first taujjht in the Center school as a grade teacher, later becoming principal of the East Canaan school, where she has been for the past thirteen years. She accomplished wonderful results- as teacher of the evening school in thr.t place during the past two years and her efforts as principal are well known. Miss Finnegan has been secretary of the Visiting Nurse Association in which she took a keen interest. In war work for the past four years Miss Finnegan has given con siderable time and added enthusi asm, never failing to respond to any call made upon her for the solicita tion of funds, etc., in the various drives. We are sorry to see her leave, but feel certain that. East Hartford will benefit by the change. Great Barrington Fair Officials of the Housatonic Agri cultural .society have decided to hold all races this year on the three last days of the fair. The first day will be devoted principally to getting affairs ready. Wednesday, Sept. 29, the events will include the 2:19 trot and 2:14 pace for purses of $500 each. On Thursday there will be the 2:24 trot, 2:17 pace and 2:20 .tr.Qi. or jace for ?f00 purses. Fri day there"-5 will be the free-for-all, purte $800; 2:24 pace and 2:16 trot for $500 parses. Entries for these events vriU close Sent. 17. URGE TROLLEY SERVICE EXTENSION TO CANAAN Selectmen of Sheffield and Great Barrington Ask for Trial Operation H. M. Aldrich, an inspector for the Massachusetts department of public utilities, met with the Great Barrington board of selectmen in the selectmen's rooms at the town hall building last week in regard to the extension'of the service of the Berk shire Street Railway company to Sheffield and points south, says the Berkshire Courier. Mr. Aldrich came to Great Bar rington at the direction of the com mission at Boston, following the re ceipt by that department of a letter from the local board of selectmen in which such action was . requested. The board asked that some represen tative of the department come to Great Barrington in consultation with the local selectmen and repre sentatives from the town of Shef field. It was proposed that the in spector look over the situation here and then consult with the officials of the road regarding a possible trial operation of the line. Action so far has been along these lines and Mr. Aldrich will meet the officers of the company later in the week at Pitts fieldand submit the proposition to them. Present at the meeting were the members of the local board of sel ectmen, Representative Orlando C. Bidwell and Henry C. Clark, the latter town clerk of selectmen of that town, who were unable to be present. Representative. Bidwell and the members of the board discussed in detail the proposition as it appears locally. The selectmen ask that the street railway company operate the section of their lines south of Great Bar rington for a trial period, at the end of which they may prepare a state ment of actual receipts and expen ditures; Such statement, the select men 'believe, will show a favorable balance in favor of the company for this end of the line. In case, how ever, that the report shows a deficit in operation the amount of such loss could be the basis of arranging financial assistance to the road from the towns served by it. Since the selectmen decided to apply to the department of public utilities for assistance in' securing the servce desired there has been considerable interest developed in (Continued on page 4) EAST CANAAN WINS Defeat Union Hardware of Torring. ton in No Hit, No Run Game The third game of the series be tween the Union Hardware team of Torrington and the East Canaan team resulted in a defeat for' the visitors on Tuesday evening by the score of 4 to 0. The game was fast throughout and was apparently either sides game until the eighth inning. . ' Sawin of East Cinaan pitched one of the best games this season com pletely shutting the visitors but, al lowing neither a run nor a hit. Schoppe of Torrington did good work fqr the visitors but- ha6$ poor support. Due to the shortstop's twp errors two runs were scored, while Minacci made a home run on a single over first, due to the fact that the ball was lost in the grass. The first game of the series was called in the eleventh inning on ac count of darkness, neither team be ing able to score the deciding run. The teams seem to be evenly match ed and both play a fast game. The deciding game will be played at East Canaan next Tuesday evening at six o'clock, new time. MRS. ELIZABETH DWYER Former Canaan Resident Dies at Litchfield County Hospital Mrs. Elizabeth Dean Dwyer of 144 Wetmore avenue, Winsted, died at the county hospital last week of Bright's disease, following a long il? ness. She was born in Canaan July 17, 1842, and has resided in Winsted for a number of years. She is sur vived by her husband, James, two sons, George L. Wilcox and Edward Dwyer, of Torrington, a daughter, Mrs. Minnie Carter of Winsted, two brothers, Theron of Winsted and Frank Dean of Wallingford, and a sister, Mrs. Amanda Finkle of Sheffield, Mass. The funeral was held in St. James church Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial was in Forest View cemetery. New System of Danger Signals A new system of danger signals on state highways is to be tried out ! by the state department of motor vehicles this week according to .in -announcement made by Robbing B Stoeckel. CANAAN'S DECISIVE VIC TORY OVER PHILMONT Decker's York State Dutch men No Match for Nutmeg Boys Genial John Decker, manager T the High Rock Athletic Club of Philmont, N. Y,. received one of tks greatest surprises of his life Satur day when his crack nine were de feated by the Canaan team to ttm tune of 15 to 4. John proved him self a good sport, however, and tbm bantering of enthusiastic Canas fans brought forth nothing mors than one of his famous smiles whjdk have made many friends for him all. ! through this section. Philmont was unable to find w ond base until the seventh innisc and as will be seen by the scors tfe was a one-sided affair with the re sult never in doubt after the secoofl inning. Only through the magnani mity of the Canaan boys were tkey 1 allowed to score. Vanderbilt of the Nonpariels ff Albany was on the mound for PhU-1 mont and lasted three innings, allow- ' ing four hits and eight runs. In thm fourth inning after he had been : pounded for two successive singiea, he was taken out md was replaced by Dillon, who allowed five hits and ' seven runs during the remainder Sf the game. The way Vanderbilt mil Dillon were pounded by the CanJuus team as well as Near's bungling, ; gave one the impression that th ' fastest company they had ever pt5 ed in was on a High school ulnt. ' Manager Decker, however, toll friends here before the game that his new pitcher was far superior to Hummer. , . 1 Philmont had a stronger team outside of the pitcher's box tham when they defeated Canaan, tw weeks ago. Wolfgang, formerly dt the Chicago White Sox, played m ond for the visitors. He played a " fine game in the field and made . double and a single. McHugh, Miller, McLeod, Min acci and Pond led in the attack o the Philmont hurlers. Miller macks a homer and a double and Pond had three singles to his credit, the others made two singles apiece. The fea-w ture of the game was Milled homer in left field. Pond pitched a great game 3n4 although handicapped by stom&ck trouble held the hard hitting visitors to seven hits. Canaan started the scoring in he second inning. VanValkenbutgk made a two base wild throw Miller's grounder to start. "McLeod made a safe bunt down the third base line. Fraleigh walked. Min acci tapped a grounder to Vander bilt, who fumbled and Miller scored. Vanderbilt walked Hubby, forcing in McLeod. Pond singled and Frs-' Jeigh scored. McHugh singled and Minacci and Hubby scored. Scott was thrown out by Wolfgang at first. Hubby scored. Scott was thrown out by Wolfgang at first. VanValkenburgh threw Eithier out at first. Miller crashed a long liner to deep left field and cleared lh bases and scored himself on the hit. McLeod ended the attack by flyinjr out to Miller in center field. In the third inning, Pond opened with a single and McHugh followed suit. When Miller booted McHugh hit both runners advanced a bas Vanderbilt was chased to the restful shadows of the bench and Dilln! went on the mound. Scott hit a long fly to Glover on which Hubby should ha,ve scored but held third instead. Eithier grounded to Bell and Hubby scored. Miller was thrown out by VnnVnlkenburgh. Minacci drove n high bounding grounder over Wolfgang's head witlt . two gone in the fifth but was lets' when VanValkenburgh threw Hubby out ::t first. Miller doubled t left center, in the seventh, after Eithier had pop ped to Teats. He was doubled f when Teats caught McLeod's fly and threw to Wolfgang. Dillon brought disaster upon him self in the eightji by walking Fh Ieighf the first man up. Minacci singled and stole second, Fraleigh, reaching third. Hubby attempted the squeeze play and Dillon threw to Near who dropped the ball an l Fraleigh was safe. Pond singlc.il through the infield and Minacci scored. Pond stole second. McHugh rapped a bounder to VanVnlkei burgh who threw to the plate to get Hubby. In the run up on II lbl Near dropped the ball and Hubhy scored. McHugh tried to steal sec ond and Near heaved the ball tci center field. Pond scored on thla error and Miller threw to the plate to get him. Near threw over tht when he tried to get McHugh goir. to that base and McHugh scored. Wolfgang threw Scott out at firs'. Eithier grounded to VjmVulkts -burgh and was thrown out r.t firf. Miller walked and ?lon econ t McLeod singled Ihroutrh short Miller scored. McLeod stole j-cconJ but was left when Frnlcih vji'3 Continued ou page 3) fx 1 .