Richardson, Ladder Manufacturer, Dead Charles N. Richardson, proprietor of the Liberty Ladder Company, died at his home in Providence, R. I., Sunday, November 1, from heart disease. He had been suffering from chronic heart trouble for more than twenty years, and this was aggravated by a stroke of apoplexy. Until a few years ago, he was owner of the Combination Ladder Company—he was head of this organization for about thirty years. He was a thirty-third degree Mason and well known in fraternal circles. He was born in Maine sixty-five years ago. He is survived by a wife.