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•< \ .--;7v >y:.' v r--. y:gi riMm ' ;'y Vv'Y1, V^Tt*- .•'••• • The Position of the Horses shows how Each Federal Reserve District Stood Last Night in The "Victory Loan" Race to reach i' ATLANTA vf - 'v -f t : "; • *: •:=* WITH THIS ISSUE The PRESS STARTS OX ITS 40th YEAR OP SERVICE AND HELPFULNESS. . .. , ; ;a-v. • THE ONLY NEWSPAPER PRINTED IN THE TOWN OF ENFIELD; COVERS MORE THAN TWENTY-TWO SUBURBAN DISTRICTS, COMBINING A POPULATION OF MORE THAN 25,000 BETWEEN HARTFORD AND SPRINGFIELD - IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE IN IT ViCyV V"; r.' ' mmmmsffla :;-.v wm ESTABLISHED 1880 Weather: Cloudy, with rain. M THOMPSONVILLE, CONNECTICUT, THURSDAY, MAY 1, 1919 Single Copy 5 Centts Bill ISIIill lifAlS«fc ^£E8Pr5& f§v£?l®3& ' fBggfe&tw: >.•-• <*-f fflWW J* yf .ifi I® pSi & <-• k W$> • v<v WAR RELIC TRAIN ••'•• HERE I ;.- V ' •• • -' ;''.>« -''•v ,'.:A''; > 'V -' SCHOOLS AXD FACTORIES 'W1LL CLOSE FROM S.:50 TO 10.00 O'CLOCK mwiss»^}KpaSm - " fcv-;::.i- J:--A ^£f i"\ ^ ^s Mi- x,-* i:iWSmm i- e< ' : &• ji*3$^V»v ^.^PPP'1^., ^;"f, v?i ^^^«gg^»8C^ ygf ayBlf^eT8r6^ K» i^^K The war relic train advertising the Victory Loan will be o:i tha siding north of the freight depot tomorrow morning from S.:;o to 10 o'clock, during \vtii-:h time the schools and factories will be closccl. It is expected that business genera'uy will be suspended. Addresses will be made on the Victory Loa:i by prominent speakers. It is reported that a gang of 'pickpockets have followed this train in other places, and the peop'e are warned by the police ro oe on their guard. Chief Rogers and his men wiil be on hand, and the crowds will also be policed by the local company of the State Guard. ' -r? HIT TELEGRAPH POLE PUTTING LIGHT 'SERVICE OUT OF COMMISSION* Chief of Police P. J. Rogers ar- DEATH OF MOTHER K OF MRS. C. B. REED SACRIFICE MADE BY DAUGHTER AVIFE OF REV. C. 11. REED, i PROVES INEFFECTUAL Mrs. Mary Jane Dickson, the „„ r r, ,• ,, , r, , , mother of Mrs. C. B. Reed, wife of ranted Leo Beauheu, 1U, of Holyoke, the tQr of [he UnUei Ppesbytl.r. Mass., early Monday morning after the car which ho and four coui- ELDEU JOSEPH HOLDEX, HEAD OF SHAKERS, DIES Passed Away Ijast Thursday at the Coinmunity in West Pittsficld at Ago of 82 By Howard Chandler Christy Is considered by many to be the finest Howard Chandler Christy has ever painted. It represents the Cliristy girl placing a wreath at tlie top of a tablet containing the names of American soldiers in France. These names, are chosen from citizcns wbos^? descent is traced from fourteen different countries. — r-I»I,V_V -,...: -•-; v— -- - - ... ' i\V ••••••• . . . ; Elder Joseph Holden, S2, head of all the Shakers in the United States, died last Thursday night at the West Pittsfield community where he had lived for 20 years, of heart failure, following a long illness with rheumatism. lie was born in Shelburne Falls, Mass. and at the age of two years his mother went to live with the Mount Lebanon, (N. Y.,) Shakers. He lived in the Shaker settlements in Enfield, Conn., and. Shirley and West Pittsfield. During his WEDDINGS TAVLOR - YOUMI TOIJACCO PACKER HONORED BY EMPLOYEES :\ A yretty home wedding took place Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Lena H. Taylor in Longmeadow when her daughter Margaret was married to Wilbur Fenelon Young, son of Mrs. Wilimr F. Young of Enfield. Rev. Randolph S. Merrill performed the ceremony, the double ring service being used. Only the immediate relatives of the two families were present. The decorations throughout the rooms were artistically arranged, t.he hall being brightened with daffodils, and tulips, while in the dining room were baskets of ophelia roses and forget-me-nots mingled with ferns. In the north room were spring flowers and /oses and' the fireplace was banked with the gay yellow forsythia. In the living room, where the ceremony took place before the south window, was an arch of asparagus ferns and below on either side were masses of pink and white spirea. The bride wore a gown of white crepe georgette and long tulle veil caught up with orange blossoms. She carried a largae rm bouquet of bride roses and white tassels of swansonia mingled with the greenery. A reception followed and wedding supper was served during which an orchestra furnished music. Mr. and Mrs. Young left for a wedding trip through Canada and the Great Lakes. They will be gone a month. After their return they will spend the season at the Young summer home on Enfield street. Mr. Young is president of the W. F. Young corporation. The bride is a graduate of the Central High school and later studied at Bradford academy. The Arthur J. Stewart tobacco i. warehouse closed for the season last I week and the employees comprising itlie "Never Worry Club" and guests . held a social and dance in the town ;hall. Enfield street, last Thursday ! evening, at which about r>0 were il)re:;^.U. An interseting entertain-in?.":; program was arranged followed by dancing until a late hour. During the evening Mr. Stewart was presented with a beautiful leather upholstered rocker, the presentation speech being made by Daniel J Quinn, in 'behalf of the employees. The gift came as a complete surprise to Mr. Stewart who responded in a fitting manner, and thanked the employees for the gift. Among the guests present were the officers of the Enfield tobacco growers associa tion. During intermission refreshments were served by the Indies' reception committee. All present were loud in their praises of the manner in which they had been en tained by the club and reception committee, the chairman of which was Everett Wright. The other members were Mrs. William Carson Mrs. M. Hayden, Mrs. D. J. Quinn Miss Agnes Scott, Miss Ruby Shirah, Miss Pauline Winbska. Mrs. William Carson was unable to be present at the social owing to a serious illness, which was very much regretted by the club members. panions had stolen early Sunday night in that city crashed into an electric light pole near Allen's corner on Enfield street. The car was traveling north at a high rate of speed and the joy riders tried to make the sharp turn at Parson's corner without reducing the speed and the result was they left the road and crashed into the electric light pole. Persons living in the vicinity heard the crash and telephoned to Chief Rogers who was quickly on the scene. When the boys saw the automobile of the chief approaching they started to run through the vacant lots toward the railroad track. Beaulieu, who was more or less stunned in the crash, was unable to keep up with his companions and he was overtaken by Chief Rogers and placed under arrest. Just before drawing near the young man the chief stepped into a rut and in falling wrenched his left knee. Young Beaulieu was taken to Holyoke Monday afternoon in charge of Capt. Cullen and Lieut. Manning of the Holyoke police department and will be given a healing in the police court in that city. The electric light pole was broken off about 7 feet front the ground and in falling it carried the main feed wire down, putting the whole town ian Church, died Wednesday evening in Arlington. Mass:. Mrs. Dickson lad been suliering the past month from aenemia and in the hope thru it might bring new strength, the physician in charge of the case decided to try blood transfusion. The daughter, Mrs. Reed, went to Arlington last Friday to give her blood, and the delicate operation was performed Sunday morning. The mother's condition was so week, however, that she failed to rally and the daughter's sacrifice was in vain. Mr. Reed will be out ni town attending the funernt which will lie held Saturday. WOMAXS' CU B ANNUAL I NO MEET-younger years he was the seed sales-)'11 total darkness until repairs were man for the 'Shakers of the United States and had engineered the sale of Shaker property in Ohio, Florida and Enfield, Conn. United Presbyterian Church Note The morning sermon at the United Presbyterian Church will be "The High-way That Leads to the City of God". Evening sermon, "The Marked Man." Mr. T. Everret Alcorn ill be the soloist at the evening service. made. The car was owned bv William Czrlumak of Holyoke and was so badly damaged that it had to be taken to a garage for repairs. .\Uoi':ic,>~Holdon to Speak Attorney Benedict M. Holden of Hartford will address a meeting of the Friends of Irish Freedom to be held Sunday evening at S o'clock in St. Joseph's hall. All are invited. x Mrs. .T. Hamilton Potter lias returned from a visit with Mrs. Thos Brown in New Haven. The annual meeting of the Woman's Club was held yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Charles II. Willson on Pearl street. Miss M. Louise Morrison was elected president. succeeding Mrs. William A. Bridge of Hazardvilie, to whom a picture was given by the club in appreciation of her service during the two years' term. Mrs. Horace B. Brainard, a former president, made the presentation speech. The other officers elected are: Vice-president, Miss Isabel L. Alcorn; secretary, Mrs. Harvey C. Brainard; treasurer, Mrs. Frank A. Stuart; auditor, Mrs. Matthew F. Leggett; directors, Mrr-. William A. Bridge, Mrs. George S. Phelps and Miss E. Wilhelmina Roenier. Mrs. Bridge, Mrs. Phelps and Miss Morrison were elected delegates to represenftlie club at the annual federation meeting in New Haven May 21, 22 and 23. The club has a membership of SS. Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert John I-lus-sey of 1ST Enfield streiet are rejoicing over the birth of a daughter, born April 24th. nznmzczn New' England.. Women'2 TELLS WAR EXPERIENCES BEFORE MEN'S UNION Rev. Ernest F. deMiel Praises Twenty- sixth Division BLOWEN - LANDERS Miss Beatrice Blowen, daughter of James Blowen, and Frederick Landers of Warehouse Point, were married Saturday evening, Rev. D. Russ Judd officiating. Miss Florence Landers sister of the groom, acted as bridesmaid and John Brodrick of Hartford was best, man. Mr. and Mrs. Landers went to New York on -their wedding trip, and on their return they will make their home at Bristol, Conn., where the groom is employed. ... yyn&Hy^— 1 Promoted to Lieutenant. Orin Beehler, son of Mr., and Mrs. John Beehler of Central street, who enlisted last August in the ordnance department at Washington and was sent to Camp Raritan, N. J., for clerical work, has been promoted from privfito tl lieutenant, and has been r^given the work of purchasing all ^supplies for the arsenal at that place. Lieut. Beehler was in iNew York for a few dayfi. this week arranging for 3 parade in that city Satur-iy. Lieut. Beehler toak a civil Service examination for the position. A well attended meeting of the Men's Union of St. Andrews' Episcopal Church was held last Sunday afternoon at which Rev. Ernest F. de Miel of Trinity Church, Hartford, who was overseas with the Red Cross, gave an interesting review of his experiences and praised the members of the 26th division for their heroism during the St. Mihiel drive, and said that they have earned all the gratitude that a victorioos nation can bestow upon them. The musical program was a pleasing feature and was directed by Harold Bromage with William E. Sayers as organist. Be E:::rnples of patriotic savers. Thd waste of war-must be made up by the prudence, of peace. The" Viclory" Loan is an ideal security in which to put savings. It possesses all the elements of desirable investment., FUNERAL OF MRS. BOURQ'JE The funeral of Mrs. Mary (Bush-ey) Bourque, wife of .Tude Bonrque, was held Saturday morning from her home on Maple avenue followed by a requiem high mass at St. Patrick's Church at 9 o'olock celebrated by Rev. John F. Curtln. Many relatives and friends were present at the serv^- ices, during which the soloist was Mrs. Frederick R. Furey. The bearers were Andrew White, Peter Roberts, Louis Hibbard, Stephen' Leger, Peter Cormier and Arthur Bourque., Burial was in St. Bernard's cemetery, Hazardville. Wear this. Button ,'as the visible symbol of support given to 'your countrv when it needs it most., Buy Yourselves and ask all your men-folks to buy toc£\ A united, heroic effort will make this last1 'popular Liberty Loan the greatest succcss) of all. Let us finish the job of financ thewar.j .Patriotically Save for ,a) Prosperous Peace Buy Today : oAt any Bank-Cash or Instalments Liberty Loan Committee of New England VOL. XL., NO. 1 smmmm ftmmSill I The keynote poster of the Vic tory Liiirriv r -r\:i is by Gorrit A. Benekei* who had for his model Tony Avolar of Provincetown, Mass., who sella gasoline all along Cape Cod. • " ;i WASHINGTON IRVING COUNCIL AN N LA I i IJ A NQVET AN Enjoyable Event- Willi Chaplain Walter D. Casey anil Other Speakers /• I::.; iftri;;'. 1 k One of tlie most successful banquets held by the members of Washington Irving Council, Knights of Columbus in some time took place last Thursday evening at the Highland Hotel, Springfield, with about 150 in attendance. The trip was made to and from Springfield in automobiles. Grand Knight Daniel A. Garvey gave the address of welcome and introduced Judge P. F. Burke who acted as toastmaster. The principal speaker was Rev. GUARDSMEN BALL LARGELY ATTENDED •••<? :nn Casino Hall Thronged With Happy Dancers.—Jack Frost Present Too The military ball given by D Co., 1st Connnecticut Infantry State Guard in Casino hall Friday evening was well attended. The hall was decorated with flags, bunting and streamers. Music was by the first regiment band orchestra of Hartford. J. J. Ready of Springfield was prompter. Representatives of the town government were present as well as delegations from Hartford, New Britain, Rockville and Windsor. The committee to which much credit is due for the success of the Walter D. Casey, an instructor at affair are Leonard Barton, Cornelius St. Thomas' seminary in Hartford, Co«"hey and Roland Pare, who recently returned from overseas The change in the weather to a as an army' chaplain. Father Casey winter-like temperature. and the was one of the first chaplains to be beating of occasional snow-flakes overcome by gas during an engage- against the window panes did not ment and he has not yet fully recov- discomfort the dancers as they did ered from the effects. He was one those who were present only to look of tlie chaplains of the :>9th regulars on.as Jock Frost had a familiar way of the 4tli division and his regiment of blowing his breath down the went into battle July 19, the day fol-,backs of those who sat next the not lowing the beginning the attack and fought all the time from that day until the pocket at that place was straightened out. Father Casey was gassed near the town of Ville Savoye which is near Fesnes, on the Vesle river. He was not aware that he had been gassed for hours afterward but found himself in a hospital later, -le was blinded for some time. Harold Mitchell a member of the Catholic University of Washington hospital unit and Martin Malia. a former member of the navy also -poke. Readings were given by 'ostnifister Thomas J. Murray and vocal selections by William A. Furey, Jr. One of the features of the after-dinner exercises was the awardiny. of the prizes to the winners in the recent "set back" tournament held by the council. The winning team was the "High bids", composed of Thomas A. Reillv, Wm. J. Hughes and Frank Henneberry and they received fountain pens with gold mountings. The presentation was made by Judge P. F. Burke, a past grand knight of the council. The members of the winning team responded in a pleasing manner. overtight windows. The guardsmen, in their new uniforms, presented a fine appearance. BODY OF BABY FOUND IN RIVER NEAR BRIDGE The body of an infant girl was found floating in the Connecticut river Saturday afternoon about 4 o'clock opposite the residence of E. O. Douglas on the Suffield shore, near the Suffield-Thompsonville bridge. The medical examiner after viewing the body gave permission for its removal to the undertaking rooms of William E. Cooper in Suf-field., The body had been in the water about a week or ten days and was apparently only a few days old and was not clothed. It was found am on ir some driftwood in the river. The infant was buried Saturday evening in Woodlawn cemetery by the selectmen of Suffield. i THREE INJURED IN SUFFIELD ACCIDENT Ecclesiastical Society Officers The Ecclesiastical Society of tlie First Presbyterian Church has elected the followng officers for the ensuing year: Edgar H. Parkman. who is now overseas in war work, piesi-dent: secretary. Miss Gertrude E. Wiesing; financial secretaries, Laurence Klein and Henry R. Cooper; treasurer. Leslie C. Brainard; auditors. .1. Hamilton Potter and Olin E. Woodward. Horace K. Brainard was chairman'of the meeting. Last Saturday afternoon a touring car owned by Samuel Cohen of West Suffield crashed into the rear end of the two-ton truck, which was driven j by William Dupont, in front of the ! home of William L. Pomeroy on! Main street. The touring car was j badly wrecked and two of the occu-j pants were badly cut by glass. Mi-3 chael Whalen, 60, who was in theS rear had his right arm severely cut; | Samuel Colson was cut about the face and hand and had several of 'his| teeth knocked out; Willim Colson,| who was driving, was cut by glass.is They were all attended by a locar physician. The truck was not dam-;, aged. A number of burglaries have occurred in adjoining localities re- Eugene Lamore and while fishing recently at This Advertisement paid for by the ADVANCE PRINTING & PUBLISHING CO., Publishers of THE PRESS -.0.c.-.j-- 'it; -Y'.; haron n's' cently and n each sase the police re-1 brook had quite a sirnris? when ' ' , , port entrance was gained without Mr. Lamore upon pulling in the bait; breaking a window. Householders [ found .a small lobster clinging to his are advised to make sure their win-! line with its claw, which is still alivet. ,f dows are secured before retiring. | and growing every day. j. .••Iv'.'U /-Vl'VY.V;'• r'' :rM :-V:y : v
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WITH THIS ISSUE The PRESS STARTS OX ITS 40th YEAR OP SERVICE AND HELPFULNESS.
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THE ONLY NEWSPAPER PRINTED IN THE TOWN OF ENFIELD; COVERS MORE THAN TWENTY-TWO SUBURBAN DISTRICTS, COMBINING A POPULATION OF MORE THAN 25,000 BETWEEN HARTFORD AND SPRINGFIELD - IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE IN IT
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