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Locomotive Whistle Refuses To Be Still

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, 10 February 1922.]

North Adams, February 9.—the incessant shrieking of a locomotive whistle for nearly an hour beginning at about10 this morning caused much interest and curiosity about the city. The blast was caused by the catching of a steam whistle on a Boston & Maine locomotive. The trouble began when the train was in Johnsonville, N.Y., according to the trainman and they were unable to stop it. Then the locomotive reached this city, it was taken off and another substituted. The one that made the noise remained here until it was repaired, and, silence obtained about the city once more.


Stabbing Victim Recovers

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, 07 February 1922.]

Vermont Man Discharged from Hospital
Two Local Men Held.

North Adams, February 6. — Thomas Luczynski, the Stamford, Vt., man who has been in the local hospital for the last week following a stabbing affair in Stamford, was today discharged from the hospital. As a result of the affair in which he received his injuried, Albert Thomason and Fred Thomann of this city will be arraigned in court in Bennington, Vt., to answer to a charge of assault on Luczynski. It is alleged that the men quarrelled over the ownership of a hound dog found at Luczynski’s place. The two local men are said to have claimed it as their own.