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fhirty Acts of Heroism Are
Recognized by Carnegie Fund
?x Silver Medals and Twenty-four Bronze Medals Awarded
and Dependents of Several Heroes Who Lost
Lives Are Pensbned
'PITTSBURGH- Nov. 8. -Thirty aota of,
^?m were recognized by the Carnegie '
W ?^nd Commission in the fall meeting
?&t coromi?slon here to-day.
V*. ?it eases fil ver medals were awarded;
.i,w?ty-iuar c**n bronae medals. Eight j
??* heroes lost their lives, and to the de- ;
^jj-a of three of these pensiona aggre- i
^Z.; $1,SS0 a year were granted. To the]
Tendent? of two of the others who lost '
9v ?|vtS the sum of 51.000 was ?ranted to ?
r?Lolied as the commission may sanction. |
?, of the heroes sustained injuries which;
^M?? him, and he was granted disable- '
C benefits in the aura of $700. In addl
i ?T to these money Kiant?, in three cases
-??>i)i? van eppropriated for educational pur
"' payments V Ixi made as needed and
^rowd; *?*>* '" ?"-xteen eases awards ag
^HUmi $1.1.000 ware made, for worthy
? rnoie?. Payments in the one-sum cases
?rilt not be made until the beneficiaries' plans
far the ase of the awards have been ap-j
ttnd b? Hie commission.
Hede!? wc'-s awarded to tba following :
;t? Ju?eph Pa^e, ??''atesboro, Gk. ; attempt- |
rf w ?"?'* Martha R. Muring and De Alvah
"Vioea fvora drowning at Reidsville, Ga.,
i v 1915 i
i Henry Kennedy, Reidsville, Ga. ; saved
It, Xoriiig. D? Alvah Thigpen and W. Joseph j
pip? 'turn drowning at Reidsville, Ga., June \
. 15?-J. J
'jjsech E. Hodge?, 17 West Whitney Ave- :
sw, Shelby, Ohio: rescued Nancy Cummins
(va* ? runaway at Fhelby, Ohio, September :
?l?l?- ... ^
g?rMy3 G. Winn, Alvin, Te, : saved Agnes
(kadaian from drowning at Chocolate Bayou,
Be? H. LuhIc. Norton, Va. ; saved an un
iijtntifiid woman ?nd two children from
55 killed by i train at Bluefleld, W. Va., ,
K*rary ?. 1913.
J, Wilber K.-ndali, Corwith, Iowa; at- '
topted to save !!?:'?.( M. Benoit and Howard
); Titsch, chiId.-en, irom burning at Gilmo/e
?t?, to??. September 18, 1914.
'n'en T. Younir, Piercefield, N. Y. : saved
i?.-drttl. H. Riley. Bertha L. Johnston. Ma
M ?. Minr- and Katherin Sb.?a from drown
?af it Eacle Boy, N. Y., August 2'i, 1916.
Albert M. Kircher, 314 East Walnut Street,
Mankat?, Minn. ; saved Victor N. Almquist
from drowning at Mankato, Minn., April 2,
Mary A. McKinnon (now Mrs. James W.
0'Brienl, Elmsdale, Prince Edward Island,
Cinsda; saved Florence M. MacKendrick
from drowni:ie at Campbelitown, P. E. I., j
Ffbniary ?, 191X
J. 0**r Shipp. LaneviUe, Tes. : saved
SU11 Seller? 1nun suffocation at Minden,
Tex, April 17, 1 9\ :,.
Bernard L. ' oles, 'Jl Sonth Broadway,
Tarrytewn, N. V. ; saved Minnie Olwill from i
keine, killed by a locomotive at Tarrytown,, ,
K, Y., December C2, 191"?.
Carroll A. Davis, Ecgle Rock, Va. ; saved
Edith I- Pullen from drowning at Eagle
Rook. V*., June 27. KOT.
Chorar? W. Aicorn, Munger, Mo. ; saved
Rolla C.-Bone from buffocatinu at Monterey,
l?o.. Au?Sst 26. 1014,
Auguata B. Brown, Goodman. Mo. ; saved
Jack B. vVialjiy, aged seven, from a run?
away, We?b City, Mo., July 12, 1916.
1- Hern?n Brady. 2109 Decatur Street,
Hcrjiton. Tex. : raved Annie L. Bond and
Margaret 1, Meanis from drowning at Bay
City, Tex.. July 13, 1915.
Howard W. Moore, Cherry Valley. N. Y. ;
?avert May Hanney from drowning at South
Norwalk, Csnn . July 18. 1915.
John W. Graham. Kllwood City, Penn. :
helped 1? ?are David Crothers from suffoca?
tion at Ellwood City, Penn., February 8,
George Vf. Luce, Evans City, Penn. :
helped U; sav? David Crothers and attempted
tu save M. Howard Lutz from ?uffocation
at Ellwocd Cly, Penn., February 8, 1017.
Wilber E. Keefer. Zelienople, Penn. ;
helped to save David Crothers and attempted
to save ML Howard Lutz from sufToeatlon
at Ellwood City, Penn., February 8. 1917.
Arthur J. Bteffenberg, 816 Franklin Ave?
nue. Woodlawtt, Penn. ; attempted to save
M. Howard ?Altz from fcufTocation at Ell?
wood City, Pean., February 8, 1917.
O. Hr-minn Henderwn, deceased, Sturgi*,
S. I?. : farmhand, died attempting to ?ave
Katherine Miles. aged thirteen, from drown?
ing a! Sturst* S. D., August 12, 1917.
M dal ,) his m*thcr.
Goi rude BUfls, now deceased, Key West,
Fla atternrt** to save Isabel P. Noda
from drowning it Key West, Fla., November
IP, [915. Medal to her sister.
Robc-i W. Richer, deceased, 323 First
v"::r<iet, Jeannette, Penn.; student; died at?
tempting to hilp save Ada M. Hugg, aged
IHteen, from dr?vning, Long Bridge, Penn.,
August 11. 1917.
George P. Bitfshue, 619 Division Street,
Jeannette, Penn. ; attempted to save Ada M.
Hugg from drowsing, Long Bridge, Penn.,
August 11, 1917.
William T. Doll, deeeaaed. 666 West Chi?
cago Street, ColdwJster, Mi:h., aged twelve,
schoolboy : died atiimpting' to save Greta V.
Runderson. aged eight, from drowning at
Coldwater.'Mich., December 22, 1917. Medal
Charles .1, Krumbach, deceased, 96 Alpine
Street, Dubuque, Iowa, chauffeur ; died at?
tempting to save Elizabeth Mahon from
drowning at Dubuque, Iowa, August JO,
1917. Medal to father.
George O. Gal lerar.i. deceased, 386 Massa?
chusetts Avenue, Arlington, Mass. ; died
saving Francis Ahern, aged three, from
drowning at Arlington. Mass., January
Howard S. Trumpote, deceased, 33 Carroll
Street, Trenton, N. J.; died saving Claire C.
Walsh from ?drowning at Trenton, N. J.,
June I!, 1913. Medal'and award to widow.
Prederick G. Bauinan, deceased, 837 Page
Street, Toledo, Ohio ; died attempting to save
Alexander Knaggs from suffocation at To?
ledo, Ohio, January 2i>, 1918. Medals and
award* to widow and children.
Fred E. Murphy, deceased, 800 West Hills
dale Strict, Lansing, Mich. ; died attempting
to help save Alexander Knaggs from suffoca?
tion, Toledo, Ohio, January 29, 191S. Medal
and award to widew.
Deeds of Daring
Thirteen Officers and Sol?
diers Awarded Distin?
guished Service Crosses
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9.?The War1
Department authorized the following:
The commander in chief, in the
Mae of tne President, has awarded
tt? Distinguished Service Cross to the
??lowing named officers and soldiers
f?r the acts of extraordinary heroism
let forth after their names:
Private Charles Wayne Walton.
fcrvice. Section Unit 635. "For ex- '
???ordinary heroism in action near
Feel, France, October 6, 1918. Pri- I
?to Waiton proceeded to a point
Jitflin fifteen metres of the German
peto rescue the surviving member of
I small French patrol. He placed the
pan in hi.? car and was proceeding
m / fire when hia car became dis- :
?led. He removed the wounded man.
Ma a severe fire, to a place of
Wet}-. On the same day, in order to
PKoate quickly two severely wounded
?ea whose only chance of reooverv i
?7 in being promptly removed to a \
wpital. he went fearlessly through
?iwrrage on the only road over which
?could travel, bringing the wounded
J??a to a hospital alive." Home ad
?*??: Chants Wallon, Woodbury, N. J. j
|8?rgeant Martin Jansen, Company A, !
???J Infantry. "For extraordinary
rls,n>n action "ear Flirey, France,
?member 12, 1918. Coming up in
w of two platoons of a battalion of
Ml line, Sergeant Jansen, belonging!
? another battalion, noticed the two
?toons were held up by machine gun !
faL."!?" ?'e ?ront and ?&nk> andi
?PPea.cd to bo without a leader. Fear
ta?>?jXPr8?i,s him8?lf. he ran from!
C *"d of th(> line to the other, urg- ',
J we men forward until both pia?
nos had moved across a small pulley
fee IT,""!.66' from tne machine gun
?rtveat?H blavcrv and leadership thus
Ce ?d,?he ?irruption of the ad
*4W r er'tlre !irBt line-" Homc
J^e?. George Jansen, Rushville,
(??SrI? Ct?t?*?. Company C, !
C herotsm ,n action at'
?ttTS: v Fravnce- 0ctob^ 2. lei?.
WVa.?l Lelephone ?tation in which
I'!.. ;??n? was struck bv a shell,
Ht? r??? "ien,J iuiurine five. Pri
t??te ? i ? ,<1ls regarded personal
it?J?, Continued to operate his
^TJ ?n an exposed position in
^U?m?? conununication miKht be
*? eaUblLU^tlJ. a new central could
Wl^ ?d ln another location."
Er ,fe: *Iiss Stella Crawford,
"?f'ohfo. d Avenue? Clev?:
?-3lS'if;m? S- Adam?, Company
Wo"? niantr>-. ??For extrordinary
Cl ac,t,on,t at Mon Plaisir
*** p?r^*7 I ? D,sresrarding h?s
???t to ,^8' Rafety. Private Adams
*acb;r?. ? ?pcn f,el!i "??Tt by heavy
?^ officer? Airu -Vh,! ???'?tanc? of
*? to. J??i.0,hau becn mounded dur
t*? a ?Tt , awal of h'8 company
% m?J- ?'nvatc Adam h bandaged
?*He?t?V '\w(i"nd anil carried him'
i*?-* lL! reby Ravin* the officer's
puna H'*? address; Mrs. Fanny
*^?rion?N J' 10 lU]st?* street,
^A?n),!c!'' ?mpa;?y A?
?T?^j? j'"7, . *ot extraordinary
f*?*-? R?L acltjon nea?" Binarville,
l*?Cdn2^rnb*r 30? 3918- Private
S*U??.\i f an aWack on Binarville.
'?*in? .v *? down the road that
**?*??I ? ?n* vii>^? to- rescue a
**??ilhA i ? r 'jf hls company. To
Wirt to ''"* w'"l?n he wa* Com
t^*nd .li?r, rJn'?er, h"av-v ".ach ine
Nrl ,!/,r'' In t?,?l! ?^regard
Ni< mL ^"^ h* ?nought the
**? mvl *\\TJy t0 ?'"' li"?-?"
?Sir l?r ;? Mr*' Mttrth? *-?*??.
'??f?'n. D C,th StnMit' N' W"
?S? For ?traordinary he
*? ?cUon near BinarvjUe, France,
Octob?* 6, 1918. Lieutenant Goettler,
with his observer, Lieutenant Erwin
U. Bleckley, left the airdrome late in
the afternoon oh their second trip to
drop supplies to a battalion of the
77th division, which had been cut off '
by the enemy in the Argonne Forest.
Having been subjected on the first trip
to violent lire from the. enemy, they
uttempted on the second trip to come
t?till lower in, order to get the pack?
ages even more precisely on the desig?
nated spot. In tbe course of this mis?
sion, the 'plane 'wbs brought, down by
enemy rifle and" machine gun fire
from the ground, resulting in the in?
stant death of Lieutenant Goettler. In
attempting and performing this mis?
sion, Lieutenant Goettler showed the
highest possib e contempt for personal
danger, devotion to duty, courage and
valor." Home uddress: Mrs. Gertrude
Goettler, mother, 4630 Dover Street,
Second Lieutenant Erwin R. Bleckley,
field artillery, observer, deceased, 15th
i probably 50th) Aero Squadron. "For
'?Extraordinary heroism in action near
Rinarville, France, October 6, 1918.
Lieutenant Bleckley, with his pilot,
Second Lieutenant Haro.d E. Goettler,
left the airdrome late in the afternoon
on their second trip to drop supplies
to a battalion of the? 77th Division
which had been cut off by the enemy in
the Argonne Forest. Havir.g been sub?
jected on the first trip to violent lire
iront the enemy, they attempted on the
:-:eccnd trip to come ?till lower in
order to get the packages even moro
precisely on the designated spot. In
the course of his mission, the 'plane
was brought down by enemy rifle and
machine-gun fire from the ground, re?
sulting in fatal wounds to Lieutenant
bleckley who died before he could be
taken to a hospital. In attempting and
performing this mission. Lieutenant
Bleckley showed the highest possible
contempt for personal danger, devotion
to duty, courage and valer." Home ad?
dress: E. E. Bleckley, jither, Fourth
National Bank, Wichita, Kan,
Chaplain James Norman King, 310th
Infantry. "For extraordinary heroism
i:i action near Thiau?.>u"t, France,
September IB, 1918. Cnaplain King
gave proof of unhesitatiag devotion and
energy t'ar beyond all cSUl of his duty
a;; battalion chaplain. He was contin?
ually on the outpost line, s-arching for
and burying the dead and circulating
among tne men in the trenches. Dur?
ing the entire period the line was sub?
jected to extremely heavy shelling from
the enemy; yet he allowed nothing to
interfere with hi? having burial ser?
vices for the dead that were brought
to the burial ground located within the
shelled area. He was sent to the near?
est -, but he prevaiia<l upon the
surgeon to allow him to re'urn to the
front and continue his work." Home
address: Mrs. Kathleen E. King, 911
Franklin Street, Lima, Ohio.
Sergeant Mathcw Jenkins, Company
F, 370th Infantry. "For extraordinary
heroism in action, September '-0, 1918.
Sergeant Jenkins was in command of
a detachment and was ordered to at?
tack the German line. After rescuing
under fire a wounded comrade, he
charged with his detachment, took a
fortified tunnel and being far in ad?
vance of our lines and Without rations
and ammunition, held the position for
more than thirty-six howra, until re?
lieved, making use of captured guns
and ammunition to repel the counter
attacks made upon him." Home ad?
dress: Luke Turter, ,friend, 8 East
i-'orty-necond Street, Chicago, 111.
First Lieutenant James Knowles,
jr.. 95th Aero Squadron. "For extraor?
dinary heroism in action near Mount
Faucon, France, October 9, IiilS. While
on a voluntary patrol over the enemy's
Lnes, Lieutenant Knowles observed
three enemy Fokkers attacking one of
our balloons. Ho unhesitatingly at?
tacked, and in a bitter combat that last?
ed foe live minutes he succeeded in
bringing one of the enemy 'planes down
in flames and driving off the others."
Home address: James Knowles, sr.,
father, ,51 Brattle Street, Cambridge,
Corporal Willie Green, Company B,
T,58th Infantry. "For extraordinary
heroism in action near Valcey, France,
September 18. 1918. While officers were
holding a conference in a dugout on
out outpost line, a German patrol came
across a smail footbridge directly to
the entrance of the dagout and threw ;
h grenade Inside. Corporal Green,
without any thought of personal dan- !
ger, in order to ?ave his officers from
injury, stood on the grenade, and* then
shot two of the retreating patrol."
Home address: J. ?. Green, Hastings,
Ok I* , _J
You've been ?endtng===nOW give! United War Work Campaign opens tomorrow
. Alteran $c Co.
MADISON AVENUE -FIFT H AVENUE, NEW YORK
Telephone 7000 Murray Hill
A Number of Distinctive Hats
chiefly Mack, but all extremely smart, have been specially
prepared in B. Altaian & Co.'s own ateliers and will he
offered to?nnorrow at the
value?gnving price of ,
$17.00 each II s==
An Unusually Interesting Linen Sale
offering very special values, will be a Monday and Tuesday
event on the Fourth Floor. It will comprise
in the Millinery Salon on the
A Selection of
I mm ported Undergarments
(French amid Philippine; all
hand-embroidered) will be placed!
on sale to=niorrow (Monday),
marked at unusual concessions
from regular prices/
Nightrobes, $2.25, 2.75 to 3.75
Chemises, L35, ? .90 to 2.85
'Envelopes, L75, 2.25 to 2.95
Drawers . . L95 <& 2.35
Petticoats . 3075, 4.75 <& 4.90
Corset Covers, L90, 2.10 to 3.25
Combinations, 2.25, 2.75 to 4.75
These prices do not in every in
stance apply to both French
and Philippine garments; nor
are the size ranges complete in
Women's Harvex Gloves
Men's and Women's Hosiery
will take place to=morrow (Monday)
on the First F8oor
and will afford an unusual opportunity for .buying worth=wh5Se
Christmas gifts at a considerable saving off expense.
The Sow prices quoted represent tmnsiuirpassed values.
Women's Marvex (Moves
(heavy ajil-linen damask)
each $4,75, 5.50, 6.00 to 9.
(heavy ail-linen double satin
each $7.75, S.75, 9.75 to 12.75
(heavy all-linen damaSk)
,..., 7.50 to 8?75
(heavy all-linen double satin
per dosen.$10.75, 13.75 <& 13.50
Ail of the above items have been
taken from regular stock and re
priced. They include many of
the most wanted designs.
(Imported Underwear, Second Floor)
Short-length Marvex Oloves
in white, black, mode, gray, white stitched with black, or black
stitched with white ....... per pair &2 45
Mousquetaire (16-button length) Marvex Oloves
in black or white . ... per pair &a 2g
Mousquetaire (20-button length) Marvex (Moves
in white only ... . . , , , . per pair SS.00
A Choice Selection off
Filet Lace Window Panels
(imported; all hand=made)
will-be on sale to=morrow,
specially priced at
$7.50, $6.50, $10.75, $11.50
to $45.00 ?ach
for the Morse Show amid Opera
The collections assembled on the
Third Floor comprise the latest
and most beautiful of Fashion's
productions?all of them verit=
able symphonies of style. The
materials used this season are
so beautiful in texture and color
that everyone finds them be=
coming; and, as to design, it
would seem that the couturi?res
never before evolved models so
Men's and Women's Hosiery
Women's Silk Hosiery
In black, white and colors; with lisle tops and soles; three pairs
for ... . . . ...... ?43.50
In black or white; all silk; three pairs for . . . 4.25
In black or white; all silk; three pairs for ... g#
Fur Garments are also shown
on the Third Floor, in a profu=
sion of extremely handsome
AU-sitk BlaclkChiffffon Velvet
- de to order, $100.(M?
Lisle, in black, white, navy blue, tan and gray; three pairs ^J.50 I
Silk, with lisle tops and soles; in black, white, Russia calf, dark
gray, navy blue and Cordovan brown; three pairs for . Si.85
Silk, with Sisle soles; in black, navy blue, tan and gray; three
pairsfor . . ' .' . .; . '..... . .' . $2.75 I
; ; ; ? ?
The Hosiery will he soSd in not Hess than three pairs
of any one s
made to order, $125.'
(These being about one=half
the usual ?rices)
700 Women's Dresses
(sises 34 to .42)
j comprising a naaanher of new, smart styles for Autumn |
and Winter, variously developed in serge, satin
and combinations of serge-and-satin,
will be placed on sale to-miorrow (Monday)
Dep't for Imported <?s Special |
at this price offering extraordinary va'uue.
Sale on the SIXTO FLOOR (Thirty-fifth Street elevators)
The Lace Department
has opened an entirely new Sec=
tion (on the First Floor), which
will be devoted exclusively to the
display and sale of
such as collars, Jabots, aprons,
boudoir caps, opera bags,
chemises, camisoles, babies'
dresses, pillow tops and other
useful and decorative articles,
all beautifui=and "different,"
Cut from lovely ?aces and em?
broideries (including many of
hand-work) aS5 of these 5nter=
esting things are most cleverly.,
cut and trimmed, being pinned
or basted in such fashion that
the least expert of needlewomen
can easily finish any one of
them!. The prices range from
$'L00 to $15.00 each
The opening of this Section offers
a splendid opportunity for the
selection of the individual gift,
and. for purchasing it at
a price which would be _
out of the question were
the article comnu?eteSv
ostunraes (Third Floor)