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IORDAN. ANNIE R. The family of the
Ute Mrs. ANNIE R. JORDAN acknowledge
with grateful appreciation the kindness of
many friends during her illness and the
»* thoughtful expressions of sympathy and
floral contributions during our recent be
reavement. ^ THE FAMILY.
WILLIAMS, ANNIE O. The family of
the late ANNIE O WILLIAMS wish to ex
press their sincere appreciation to the
minister and the members of the choir and
chorus of Union Wesley A. M. E. Zion
Church, the neighbors, relatives, friends.
Miss Ada Dorsey, the I*>rcas Club for the
services of their cars and their Xind ex
presslon. of sympathy
Sralba
BARNES. MIRIAM PATTERSON. On
Wednesday, April 9. 1947. MIRIAM PAT
- TERSON BARNE8 of 1819 G St. n.w..
daughter of Smith and Sarah Alverta Pat
terson. niece of Harvey Snydeman and
Mrs. Cora Bahm of York, Pa. Remains
resting at the 8. H. Hines Co. Funeral
Home. 2901 14th st. n.w,. until 1 P.m.
Thursday. April 10. Services and Inter
ment York. Pa. (York, Pa., papers please
copy, i
BARTHOLF, CAROLYN JUNE. Sudden
ly, on Tuesday. April 8, 104.. pt Wash
ington. D. C.. CAROLYN JUNE BARTHOLF
of 1C Ridge rd - Greenbclt. Md.. be oved
f daughter of Adelbert and Marian Bartholf
'Services at Gasch's ivperal Home. 47.19
i Baltimore ave., Hyattsrile. Md., on Friday,
April 11. at 2 p.m. Relatives and friends
Invited. Interment private.
BAXANDALL. WILLIAM H. On Wed
nesday. April 0. 1947. at his residence.
817 East Capitol 5t„ WILLIAM H. BAX
ANDALL. the beloved father of Ann and
Mary F. Baxandall £f Staunton. Va.; son
of 8mlth and All# H Baxandall■ and
brother of Percy Baxandall. Mrs. Mabel
8. Chernaut and Mrs. Virginia M. Erick
son. Services at Chambers' Funeral Home.
617 11th st. i.e.. on Saturday. April 12.
at 11:30 a m. Interment Washington Na
tlonal cemetery. *
BOGAN, LEANA ELIZABETH. On Wed
nesday, April », 1947, at her residence,
1100 South Rolte st.. Arlington. Va„
LEANA ELIZABETH BOGAN, beloved wife
of Bart Bogan, devoted mother of Beatrice
Hawkins and James M. Bogan, sister of
John Thomas Robinson of New York City.
She also leaves nine grandchildren, three
great-grandchildren, other relatives and
friends Notice of funeral later. Arrange
ments by W, Ernest Jarvis Co.
BOURNE. MARTIN R. On Wednesday,
April 2, 1947. in Philadelphia, Pa., MAR
TIN R. BOURNE, formerly of Washington,
D. C. He leaves to mourn their loss a
wife. Mrs Bessie Hazen Bourne; one
daughter. Mrs Esther Bourne McKinley of
Philadelphia, Pa., and one sister, Mrs. J.
S. Reese of New York City. Puneral ar
rangements private. 10*
BRINGHAM. ANNIE M. On Wednesday,
April 9. 1947, at Providence Hospital,
ANNIE M. BRINGHAM of 1375 E st s.e.,
widow of the late Charles L Bringham.
Services at the S H. Hines Co. Puneral
Home. 2901 14th st. n.w.. on Friday, April
11, at 2 p.m. Jnterment Port Lincoln
Cemetery. , 19
BROCATO. SAMUEL. On Wednesday,
April 9, 1947, at his residence. 1^7 Hol
brook st. n.e,. SAMUEL BROCATO, be
loved brother of Frank. Joseph, John and
Charles Brocato. Mrs. Sarah Pulvirentl
and Mrs. Anna Sothard. Prayers at Cham
bers' Funeral Home, 517 11th ft. s.e.,
on Saturday. April 12. at 8:30 a.m.
Mass at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
3rd and F sts. n.w., at 9 a.m. Rela
tives and friends Invited. Interment at
Arlington National Cemetery. 11
BROWN. BESSIE V. On Thursday.
April 10. 1947, at Garfield Hospital. BBS
SIE V. BROWN, wile ol the late Charles
A Brown. Friends may -call at Gawler s
• rhapel, 1750 Pa. ave. n.w., where services
will be held on Saturday, April 12. at 9
am Interment Arlington National Ceme
tery. 11
BROWN, BESSIE COOPER. On Tuesday
April 8. J947. at Pittsburgh. Pa.. BESSIE
COOPER BROWN, wife of Charles Brown
and sister of William Cooper of Pittsburgh.
Pa; Gertrude Frazier, Rose Cooper of
Rockville. Md.. Nannie Peace, Preston and
Herbert Cooper of New York City. Other
“relatives and friends also survive. Notice
of funeral later. Arrangements by Malvan
4z Schey. *
BROWN. WILLIAM A. On Monday,
April 7. 1947. WILLIAM A BROWN of
1340 Que st. n.w.. nephew ol Charles F .
Ethel, Hazel and George W. Brown. Many
other relatives and friends also survive.
Friends may call after 12 noon Thursday
at the new Malvan & Schey Funeral Home,
4445 Deane ave. n.e.. where services will
be held Friday. Aorll 11. at 10:30 a.m.
Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. *
BROWN, WILLIAM N. On Saturday,
April 6, 1947. WILLIAM N. BROWN
Services at Chambers' Funeral Home. 517
11th st. s.e.. on Friday. April 11. at 10
a m Interment Washington National
CLARK. THOMAS. Departed this life
Tuesday, April 8, 11)47, at St. Elizabeths
Hospital. THOMAS CLARK He leaves to
mourn their loss one daughter, Edith
Clark: one sister, four grandchildren, other
rela'ives and friends. Notice of funeral
later. Arrangements by Dabney & Garner s
Funeral Home, 442 M st. n.w.
CONNELLY, PATRICK J. Suddenly, on
Thursday, April 10. 1047, at his residence.
331 5th st. R.Y., PATRICK J. CONNELLY,1
beloved husband of Margery Connelly and
father of Mrs. Helen Hartnett- and Patricia
Connelly. Funeral from the James T. Ryan'
Funeral Home, 317 Pa. ave. s.e.. on Sat
urday, April 12, at 8:30 am.; thence to
8t Peter's Church, where mass will be of
fered at 0 a m Relatives and friends In
vited. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery. 11
DARBY. DELLA ALLNIJTT. On Wed
nesday. April 9. 1947. at her home. Wood
field. Md., DELLA ALLNUTT DARBY, aged
58 years, wife of the late Mareen Darby.
8he is survived by two sons. Mareen D.
Darby. Jr., and Joseph A. Derby; one sis
ter, Mr.'. Nettle W. Lynch ■ Funeral serv
ices on Friday. April 11. at 2 p.m . at the
Roy W. Barber Funeral Home. Laytons
vllle, Md.. Rev. Harrold B Wright officiat
ing. interment Goshen Cemetery.
DIGGS, MATTIE. On Tuesday, April 8,
1947. at St. Elizabeths Hospital. MATTIE
DIGGS, devoted sister of William A. Wil
liams and aunt of Norman Williams.
Many friends aho survive. Friends may
call at the Robinson Funeral Home, 13131
Oth st. n.w.. on Thursday. April 10, after j
7 p.m . where funeral services will be held j
on Friday, Annl 11, at 1 p.m . Rev. Carroll1
Edwards officiating. Interment Payne's!
Cemetery.
DOWNING. ROSSA F. On Wednesday,
April 9. 1947. at his residence. 3714 35th
st. n.w. ROSSA F. DOWNING, beloved,
husband of Louise Downing (nee Gibbons).
Funeral from the above residence on Sat
urday, April 12. at 9:30 am Requiem
mass at St. Ann's Church. 4400 Wisconsin
ave. n.w., at. 10 a m. Relatives and friends
invited. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.
Please omit flowers. 11
DOWNING. ROSSA F. The members of’
Washington Council, No. 224,
Knights of Columbus, are here-,
by notified of the death of;
Brother ROSSA F. DOWNING,
and are requested to meet at his I
late residence. 3714 35th st.
n.w. on Friday, April 11. 1947,
. .... for recitation of prayers.
WILLIAM A. KEHOE. Grand JCnlght.
F. S. OBCLD. Fin. Sec. 11
DOWNING. ROSSA F. Members of!
— Washington General Assembly.!
RrA Fourth Degree. Knights of Co-,
of Sir Knight ROSSA F DOWN
n| IMG. and art requested to as-1
semble at his late residence, 3714
"" ~ 35th st n.w,. on Friday. April
11. 1947. at X p.m . for the recitation oi
pravers. RICHARD A. MAHAR. F. M.
CHARLES M. CONNOR. F. C. 11
DOWNING. ROSSA I'. Members of
Washington Aerie. No. 125.
_ a Fraternal Order of Eagles, are
\ notified of the death of our
MsM first worthy president. Brother
Jt ROSSA F. DOWNING. Eagle
funeral services will be held at his late
residence. 3714 35th st. n.w., Thursday
•venlng, April 10. 1947. at 9 o’clock.
EDWARD F FULK. Secretary.
DOWNING. ROSSA F. Members of St.
zvax Anns Holy Name Society are
•raft notified of the death of ROSSA
j jl F DOWNING, and are re
I quested to assemble at his late
' /home. 3714 35th st n.w.. on
' Friday. Apri> 11. 1947. at 7:30
_ p.m for recitation of prayers.
Members of other Holy Name units and
the Manressa Retreat League also are in
vited All members are requested to be
present at the mass on Saturday. April 12, \
at 10 a m. DON DE VOL. President.
JOSEPH GIEBEL. Secretary. 11
FRAZER. ROBERT. Suddenly, on Tues
day. AptiI X. 1947. at Santa Barbara.
Calif . ROBERT FRAZER He is survived
by his wife. Olivia Lansdale Frazer, and
sister. Miss Margaret Frazer of Washing
ton. D. C. 11
GRAHAM. HARVEY W. On Tuesday.
April X. 1947. at his residence.
12 Rhode Island ave. n.e.. HAR
VEY W. GRAHAM, beloved hus
I band of Lena F Graham and
' member of Columbia Typograph
ical Onion. No. 101. and Avups
Services were held at St. Paul's
Episcopal Cl.nrch. Webster st. and Rock
Creek Church rd. n.w.. Thursday. April 10,
at 11 am.
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GRAY, ANDREW. On Tuesday. April
8. 1947. at his home, Allentown rd.. Camp
springs, Md„ ANDREW GRAY. He leaves
a wife, Bessie Gray; four d*uf£t?£'
Maggie. Eleanor and Elizabeth Gray, one
son, Wilbert Gray, D. S. Army, toJ*pan,
one sister and many other reiatlyes and
friends. Friends may caU at Eugene Ford s
Funeral Home, 1212 4th st. s.w , after 4
p.m. Thursday, April 10. Funeral services
and interment at . 81. Thomas Methodist
Church. Aouesco. Md., Friday, April 11, at
1 p.m. 10
GREEN. MARCELLE. On Wednesday,
April 0. 1947, MARCELLE GREEN of 45-B
K st. n.e.. loving daughter of Raymond and
Bessie Lee Green and granddaugnter of
Mrs. Carrie Free. Other relatives and
friends also survive. Notice of funeral
later. Arrangements by Malvan & Schey.
GREEN, ROOSEVELT D. Entered into
the arms of Jesus Wednesday. April 9,
1947. at his residence. 3539 South 24thst.,
Arlington, Va„ ROOSEVELT D. GREEN,
loving son of Mrs. Irene Green and Mr.
George W. Green, brother of William G.
Green. He also is survived by a grand
father and grandmother, other relatives
and many friends. Relatives and friends
may call at the John T. Rhines & Co. Fu
neral Home, 3rd and Eye its. sjv.. on
Thursday. April 10. after 5 p.m. Funeral
Friday. April 11. at 3:30 p.m.. from the
above funeral home. Interment Odd Fel
lows' Cemetery.
HEIST, HOWARD Z. On Wednesday.
April 9. 1947, at his residence. 2415
N. Capitol st.. HOWARD Z. HEIST, be
loved husband of Anna S. Heist and
father of Leroy E. Heist. Services at
the S. H. Hines Co. Funeral H«ne. 2901
14th st. n.w., on Friday. April 11, at
7:30 P.m. Interment Saturday, April
12, at Oldszionvllle. P». 11
HENDERSON, JESSIE. On Monday.
April 7, 1947. JESSIE HENDERSON, be
loved wife of Donald Henderson, mother of
William Henderson and Mrs. Ruth F
Thiele. Services at Chambers’ Funeral
Home, 517 11th st. s.e., on Thursday, April
10, at 2:30 p.m. Inteiment Fort Lincoln
Cemetery. 10
HENRY, HOWARD G. Suddenly, on
Wednesday, April 9, 1947, at hts residence,
319‘/i F st. S.W., HOWARD G. HENRY.
He leaves to mourn their loss a son, Aaron
Henry: three sisters. Clara D. Henry, Ben
nie Walker and Cinderella Scott; a brother,
Robert Henry; other relatives and friends.
Remains resting at Barnes & Matthews
Funeral Home, 614 4th st. s.w. Notice of
iunerai later.
JEWELL, HABHY. Suddenly, on Mon
day, April 7, 11147, HARRY JEWELL, the
son of the late John and Mellia Ann Jewell.
He leaves three daughters. Lula Belle
Davis, Clara and Monett Jewell: one son,
Eimer Jewell: three sisters. Ida Hunter,
Marie Amos and Mae Revier Hunter; a
brother, John Jewell, and many other
relatives and friends Remains may be
viewed at his late residence. 1118 1st st.
n.w . Friday after 4 P.m. Funeral Sat
urday, April 12, at 2 p.m., from Comer
Memorial Baptist Church, 313 15th st. n.e ,
Rev. G. W. Martin officiating. Interment
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
JONES. CLARENCE MIVEN.' On Tues
day, April 8, 1947, at his residence, 1700
You st. n.w., CLARENCE MIVEN JONES,
beloved son of Willie S. and Lucy E. Jones.
He also leaves five sisters, four brothers,
other relatives and friends. After 11 a.m.
Thursday. April 10, friends may call at
the W. Ernest Jarvis Funeral Church,
1432 You st n.w. Funeral services Friday,
April 11. at 2 p.m.. at the above funeral
church. Rev. E. A. Christian officiating.
Relatives and friends invited. Interment
South Hill. Va. 10
JOSEPH, THOMAS LEE. On Tuesday.
April 8. 1947, THOMAS LEE JOSEPH,
aged 6 years, of 118 Pierce st. n.w.. be
loved son of Allene and Thomas G. Joseph,
brother of Louis and John Edward Joseph
nnd grandson of John. Joseph and Foster
Rucker. After 4 p.m. Friday, April 11,
friends are invited to call - at the above
residence. Funeral on Saturday, April
12, from the. Springfield Baptist Church,
Oth and P sts. n.w., at 2 p.m.. Rev. Gall
man officiating. Interment Woodlawn
Cemetery. Arrangements by Carver Me
I Ch.n^rnl aevuleoc OO IT ct n If 11
KIDWELL, ALVA B. On Wednesday,
April 9. 1H47. at Suburban Hospital, ALVA
R. KIDWELL of Kensington. Md.. beloved
husband of Mrs. Rose C. Kidwell, father
of Mrs. Andrew Zubak and son of Mr. and
Mrs. V. C. Kidwell. Remains resting at
Chambers' Funeral Home, 1400 Chapin at.
n.w.. until Sunday. April 13, at 10 a m.
Services and interment Hillsboro, Va. 12
LAUFER, AUGUST F. On Wednesday,
April 9, 1947. at United States Naval
Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., AUGUST
F. LAUFER. beloved husband of Mrs. Sarah
Laufer, father of Mrs Margaret Hodgson,
Mrs. Mildred Cockrille and Frederick F.
Laufer of Miami, Fla Services at the
Chambers Funeral Home, 1400 Chapin st.
n.w., on Friday, April 11, at 1:30 p.m.
10
LAUFER, AUGUST F. There will be a
special communicatiah of Myron
M. Parker Lodge, No. 27. F. A.
A. M.. at 12:30 p.m. on Friday.
APTil 11. 1947. for the purpose
cf giving Masonic burial to our
late brother. AUGUST F. LAU
FER. A good attendance Is de
sired. MARTIN E. BAICAR, Master. 10
LAUFER. AUGUST F. On Wednesday,
April 9. 1947. at the Naval Hos
pital. Bethesda. Md., AUGUST F.
LOUFER, beloved husband of
Sarah D. Laufer and member of
Columbia Typographical Union.
No. 101, and Avups. Remains rest
ing at Chambers’ Funeral Home,
1400 Chapin st. n.w. Services at the
above funeral home on Friday, April 11. at
i:3U pm. interment Arlington national
Cemetery.
JOSEPH Z. LINS. Secretary.
LAUFER, AUGUST F. Members of Po
®tomac Post. No. 1085. V. F.
W., will assemble at the
Chambers Funeral Home.
1400 Chapin st. n.w., at 8:30
p.m. Thursday. April 10,
1947, for services for our late
comrade. AUGUST F. LAU
FER. V. F, W. Honor Guard services
at 8.30 P ®OH(( CALLAHAN, Adjutant.
LEWIS, JAMES WYATT. Suddenly, on
Monday, April 7, 1947, at his residence.
625 N. H. ave. n.w, JAMES WYATT
LEWIS, the loving husband of Mrs. Mabel
Lewis, devoted father of Mrs. Helen Bris
coe and Mrs. Clarice Brown. He also Is
survived by eight grandchildren, other
relatives and many friends. Relatives
and friends may call at his late residence
on Thursday. April 10. after 4 p.m. Fu
neral from the above residence Friday.
April 11, at 1:30 p.m.. Rev. W. E. Costner
officiating. Interment Lincoln Memorial
Cemetery. Arrangements by the John T
Rhtnes & Co. Funeral Home, 3rd and Eye
sts. s.w.
LONG, JOSEPH A. On Wednesday,
April 9. 1947, in Baltimore, Md., JOSEPH
A. LONG, beloved husband of the late
Monica M. Long and father of Thomas S.,
Joseph A.. Jr.: John I.. Henry Kelly. Walter
E. and the late William E. Long. Funeral
from the James T. Ryan Funeral Home,
."17 Pa ave. s.e.. on Friday, April 11. at
8:30 a.m.: thence to St. Francis Xavier’s
Church, where mass will be offered at 9
a m Relatives and friends invited. In
terment cedar Hill Cemetery.
LUCAS, EMMA R. On Wednesday. April
9. 1947. at Gallinger Hospital. EMMA R.
LUCAS of 411 7th st. s.w.. mother of Ed
ward S. Lucas of Washington. D. S.; sister
of William G Lown of Washington. D. C.
Services at the S. H Hines Co Funeral
Home. 2901 14th st. n.w., on Saturday.
April 12. at 2 p.m. 11
MILLER. FLORENCE B. On Wednes
day, April 0 1947. at the home of her
daughter, 4104 71st ave., Landover. Md..
FLORENCE B MILLER, beloved mother of
Mrs. Robert E. Gaines. Mrs. Harold R.
Uebley and Mrs. Franklin W. Fairfax.
Friends may call at the Lee Funeral Home.
4th st. and Mass. ave. n.e.. where services
will be held on Saturday. April 12. at 11
a m. Interment Rock Creek Cemetery. 11
MINGO, ODELL. On Wednesday. April
9. 1947. ODELL MINGO of 1212 6th
st. n.w . beloved husband of Angeline
Mingo, father of Odell Mingo. Jr.: brother
of Claude Crook and nephew of Bes6ie
and Minnie Mingo. Also surviving are a
host of other relatives and friends. Notice
lalar A rrantrom ora t C hv Pa rvpr
Memorial Funeral Services, 29 H st. n.w.
MONET. THOMAS R. On Tuesday,
April x. 1947. at his residence. 1511 C at.
s.e.. THOMAS R. MONEY, beloved father
of Lawrence E.. Frederick F. and Cedric T.
Money Mrs. Rose King. Mrs. Eilleen
Brown. Mrs. Loys Tolbott, Mrs. Thelma
Graves, Mrs. Mereeda Grovenaz*o. Mrs^
Grven Dolyn Verdi. Mrs. Alice Hugh and
Mrs. Margaret Moore. Services at the
Chambers Funeral Home. 517 11th st. s.e..
on Friday. April 11. at 2:30 p.m. Inter
ment Cedar Hill Cemetery. ' 11
MULLER. MARTIN. Members of Euual
lty-Walter Reed Post, No.
2X4. V. F *W., are notified of
the death of Comrade MAR
TIN MULLER. Funeral serv
ices will be held at the United
States Soldiers- Home ChBpel
on Friday. April 11. 1947, at
10:30 a m.
CHARLES M. HOLMES, Commander. 10
MULLER, MARTIN. Col. John Jacob
*Astor Camp. No. 8. Department
of the District of Columbia. U.
S. W. V.. deeply regrets to an
nounce the death of our com
rade. MARTIN MULLER, at U.
S. Soldiers Home, D. C.. April
7. 194,. Funeral, with military
honors, from Soldiers' Home Chapel. Fri
day. April 11. at 10:40 a m. Interment in
Soldiers' Home National Cemetery.
AMOS F JACKSON. Commander.
E. F, K. SCHROEDER. Adjutant. *
NEWMAN. FREDERICK S. On Wednes
day. April 9. 1947. at Glenn Dale Sana
torium. FREDERICK S. NEWMAN, beloved
husband of the late Annie Newman, father
of George Newman and brother of Theo
dore and Oscar Newman. Funeral from
Collins- Funeral Home. 3821 14th st. n.w .
on Saturday. April 12, at 2 p.m. Relatives
and friends invited. Interment Prospect
Hill Cemetery. _11
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One of DoHy Sisters
Among 15 Injured in
Super Chief Wreck
Ry the Associated Press
EATON, N. Mex„ April 10.—The
Santa Pe Railway Super .Chief,
luxury all-Pullman train, was de
railed in Northern New Mexico late
yesterday, i n -
juring 15 per
sons and block
ing the Santa
Pe’s Northern
ern main line.
The accident
was the seventh
in as many days
on the Nation s
railroads.
Among the in
jured were Mrs.
Rosika Netcher,
one of the fa
mous Dolly Sis
ters of the the
ater, and her Mrs. Rosika Netcher.
husband Irving of New York and
Chicago.
Attending physicians said none of
OWENS, DORCAS. On Monday, April 7,
1947, at Casualty Hospital, DORCAS
OWENS. She leaves a husband, mother,
father, one son, four brothers and other
relatives and friends. Remains may be
seen after 6 p.m. Thursday at Janifer's
Funeral Home, 1141 22nd st n.w. Body
will be shipped Friday. April 11. to Whit
akers, N. C„ for burial.
PARHAM. EDWARD D. On Tuesday,
April 8. 1947/ EDWARD D. PARHAM of
1128 6th st. n.w., brother of Lucy Mason
and Joseph Parham and uncle of Percy
V Mason. Other relatives and friends
also survive. After 12 noon Thursday
friends may call at the Malvan & Schey
Funeral Home, N. J, ave, and R st n.w.
Services at the above funeral home Friday.
April ll, at 1 p.m., Rev. L. T. Hughes of
ficiating. Interment Arlington National
k^cnie in j .
PARHAM. EDWARD D. The members
• of Sergt. George Berry Camp,
No. 10, Department of the Po
tomac. U. S. W. V.. are notified
of the death of Comrade ED
WARD D. PARHAM, on Tues
day. April 8. 1947. The com
rades Will assemble at 1 p.m.
Friday. April 11. at the Malvan & Schey
Funeral Home, N. J. ave. and R st. n.w.,
to attend the funeral. Interment Arling
ton National Cemetery^_
WM LEON BATES. Commander.
L. L. VAUGHAN. Adjutant. •
• PITCHER, EUGENE H. On Tuesday,
April 8, 1947, EUGENE H. PITCHER of
3910 McKinley st., Chevy Chase, D. C..
beloved husband of Delia Pitcher, father
of Paul 8. Pitcher. Services at the S. H.
Hines Co. Funeral Home, 2901 14th st.
n.w.. on Thursday, April 10, at 2 p.m.
Interment Rock Creek Cemetery. Please
omit flowers. ' io
POORE, WILLIAM R. On Tuesday, April
8. 1947, at his-home. 52 Beech ave., Be
thesda, Md., WILLIAM R. POORE, beloved
husband of Katherine L. Poore. Remains
resting at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Fu
neral Home of Wm, Reuben Pumphrey.
Services Friday, April 11. at Our Lady of
Lourdes Catholic Church. Bethesda, Md.,
where requiem mass will be offered at
9:30 a.m. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery,
Rockville. Md. Kindly omit flowers. 10
POWELL, GABRIELLE. On Wednesday,
April 9, 1947, at- Emergency Hospital,
GABRIELLE POWELL. Services will be
held at St. Agnes’ Catholic Church. North
Randolph st. ofl Lee highway. Cherrydale,
Va., on Saturday, April 12. at 9:30 a.m.
Interment Columbia Gardens Cemetery. 11
QUIGLEY, DANIEL J. On Wednesday,
April 9. 1947, at 5817 30th st. n.w., DAN
IEL J QUIGLEY, beloved son of John J.
and Alma C. Quigley (nee Curtin) and
brother of Robert C. and William F. Quig
ley. Funeral from the Timothy Hanlon
Funeral Home, 3831 Georgia ave. n.w., on
Friday, April 11. at 8:30 a.m. Requiem
mass at the Shrine of the Blessed Sacra
ment Church at 9 a.m. Interment Gate of
Heaven Cemetery, Pleasantville, N. Y.
(New York City papers please copy.) 10
REED, JANIE P. On Tuesday, April 8,
1947, at her residence, 833 52nd_st. n.e ,
JANIE P. REED, mother of Elisabeth
Rhodes and Helen McIntosh, sister of Wil
liam Blair and Fannie Dines. She also
leaves one grandson, Charles Blair; one
granddaughter. Charlene Rhodes; other
relatives and friends. The late Mrs. Reed
may be viewed at Stewart's Funeral Home,
30 H st. n.e.. after 5 p.m. Friday, April
11. Mass will be offered Saturday, April
12. at 9 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic
Church. Interment Mount Olivet Ceme
REED, JANIE P. The officers and mem
bers of St. Augustine's Auxiliary, No. 73,
and District Auxiliary. No. 2, of the
Knights of St. John, are hereby notified
of the death of Sister JANIE P. REED.
Call meeting Friday, April 11. 1947, at 8
p.m., at Stewart’s Funeral Home, 30 H st.
n.e. Funeral Saturday, April 12, at 8
a.m., from Holy Redeemer Church.
ELLA F. WATKINS, President.
LOUISE MIDDLETON. R. Sec. *
BYNERSON, LENA D. Suddenly, on
Tuesday, April JS. 1947. at her residence,
4019 Lorcum lane, Arlington, Va., LENA
D. RYNERSON, beloved wife of Wallace
L. Rynerson and mother of Robert W.
Rynerson. Remains resting at the Ives
Funeral Home, 2847 Wilson blvd.. Arling
ton. Va . where funeral services will be held
Friday. April 11, at 10 a m. Interment
private. 10
SHACKLEFORD. MARTHA B. On Tues
day, April 8. 1947. at her residence.
2020 4th st. n.e,. MARTHA B. SHACKLE
FORD. beloved wife of Philip A. Shackle
ford and mother of Mrs. Balford O.
Litton. Services at Chambers' Funeral
Home. 617 11th st. s.e., on Friday, April
11, at 1 p.m. Interment Fort Lincoln
Cemetery. 11
SHEID, JOHN T. On Tuesday. April 8,
1947. at Providence Hospital. JOHN T.
SHEID, beloved husband of Josephine R.
Sheid and father of Mrs. _Opal S. Meyer,
Mrs. Pearl A. Searl, Mrs. Thelma L. Niel
sen and Jacoueline M. Sheid. He also is
survived by one granddaughter and one
grandson. Remains resting at Hysong’s
Funeral Home. 1300 N st. n.w., where serv
ices will be held on Thursday, April 10. at
2 p.m. Relatives and friends invited to
attend. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
SHERMAN. DAVID L. Suddenly, on
Thursday. April 10. 1947, at New York
City. DAVID L. SHERMAN of 7706 13th
st. n.w . beloved husband of Ruth Sher
man. Remains resting at the Bernard
Danzansky & Son Funeral Home, 3o01
14th st. n.w. Notice of funeral later.
SMITH, JAMES LEWIS. On Wednes
day. April 9. 1947. at his residence.
2480 16th st. n.w., JAMES LEWIS
SMITH, beloved husband of Helen L.
Smith, father of Mrs. Gloria S. Bau
knight and brother of Mrs. Maud Lewis
of Culpeper. Va.. and Mrs. Sam Booker
of Martinsville. Va. Services at the S.
H. Hines Co. Funerai Home. 2901 14th
st. n.w.. on Saturday, April 12. at 1
p.m. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery. 11
STOWE, EDWIN H. On Tuesday. April
8. 1947. EDWIN H. STOWE of Suitland,
Md., beloved husband of Olive M. Stowe
■ nri father of Mrs Catherine Alvey, Everett
H. and Edwin L. Stowe. Funeral services
at the Thomas F. Murray Funeral Home,
2007 Nichols ave. s.e. on Friday. April 11,
at 2 p.m. Relatives and friends Invited.
Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery.
TAYLOR, EMILY C. On Tuesday. April
8, 1947. at Warren’s Hospital, in Laurel,
Md., EMILY C. TAYLOR, late residence.
Berwyn, Md.. beloved wife of Joseph Ford
Taylor, sister of Mrs. Wilda C. Wildman
of Washington, D. C„ and Lawrence M.
Johnson of Bethesda. Md.: aunt of Mrs.
Virginia M. White of Washington. D. C.
Services at Chambers' Rlverdale Funeral
Home on Friday. April 11, at 11 a m. In
terment Rock Creek Cemetery. 10
TURNER, ERNEST. Departed this life
on Monday, April 7, 1947. ERNEST TUR
NER of 480 M st. s.w., devoted brother of
James Turner of Baltimore. Md.: cousin of
Mrs Sarah Washington and Mrs. Ada Wil
liams Other relatives and many friends
also mourn his passing. Relatives and
friends may call at the John T. Rhines &
Co. Funeral Home, 3rd and Eye sts. sjji.,
on Thursday. April 10, after 4 p.m. Fu
neral Friday, April 11, at 1:30 p.m., from
the above funeral home. Rev. A. J. Edwards
officiating. Interment Payne's Cemetery.
WILLEY. ROBERT BERNARD. On
Tuesday. April 8. 1947, at 4409 3rd st.
n w , ROBERT BERNARD WILLEY, be
loved husband of Eileen M Willey (nee
Mills), son of Lillian M. Willey and the
late Edward L. Willey, brother of Edward
J Willey of Bound Btook. N. J.: nephew of
Miss Isabelle MacMillan of Washington,
D. C. Services at the S. H. Hines Co.
Funeral Home, 2901 14th st. n.w., on Fri
day. Aoril»11. at 8:30 a m.: thence to St.
Gabriel’s Church. 2(1 Grant circle n.w..
where the holy sacrifice of the mass will
be offered at 9 a.m. for the repose of his
soul, interment Cedar Hill Cemetery. 10
WILLIAMS, CAPT. NATHAN. On Wed
nesday. April 9. 1947. at Mount Alto Hos
pital. Cant. NATHAN WILLIAMS of 1818
Kalorama rd n.w.. beloved husband cf
Hulda Williams and brother of Charles
Williams of Washington. D. C. Remains
resting at the S H. Hines Co. Funeral
Home. 2901 14th st. n.w. Services at
Fort Myer Chapel on Saturday, April 12,
at 11 a m. Interment Arlington National
Cemetery. 11
munication of Osiris Lodge, No.
26, F. A. A. M.. is hereby called
for Saturday. April 12. 1947, at
10 a.m„ at the Masonic Temple
liltb st. and New York ave. n.w..
for the purpose of attending the
funeral of our late past master.
NATHAN WILLIAMS.
G. LYNN WOODRUFF.
Worshipful Master.
RAYMOND E. GABLE. Secretary. 11
WUXIAMS, NATHAN. Officers and
members of the Bureau of En
graving and Printing Post. No.
23. American Legion, are hereby
notified of the death of Com
rade NATHAN WILLIAMS, and
are reouested to assemble at the
S. H Hines Co. Funeral Home,
2901 11th st. n.w.. on Ffiday. April 11.i
1947. at 8 p m . for services by the Na
tional Guard of Honor. Funeral from the
above funeral home on Saturday. April 12.
at 11 a m. Interment Arlington National
Cemetery.
•OEORGE A. GALLIGAN. Commander. 11
ZIMMERMAN'. FRANK E. On Wednes
day. April 9. 1947, at Providence Hos
pital. FRANK X. ZIMMERMAN, beloved
son of William E. and Minerva Zimmer
man (nee Nelley) and brother of William
E. Zimmerman, jr. Services at Chambers’
Funeral Home, 517 11th at. on Thurs
day. April 10. at 1 p.m. Interment Fuat1
Lincoln Cemetery. IS
%
the Injured were in serious condi
tion. Seven of the casualties were
stretcher cases.
Thirteen persons remained in the
hospital after release of Mrs. J. 8.
Brown, ^Pronto, and H. & Briscoe,
Los Angeles. A woman at first re
ported to be a 16th casualty was
treated and released. She was found
in an overturned car three hours
after the accident. Her name was
not announced.
Equipment failure was indicated
as a possible cause of the wreck.
Santa Fe officials early today an
nounced finding a loose piece of
steel used to fasten rails to the
ties. The piece was found where
the first car jumped the rails a
half mile from the crash.
The wreck occurred near Otero, a
siding 5 miles south of here, as the
first Diesel-powered train rolled
across tablelands 240 miles out of
Albuquerque on a run from Los
Angeles to Chicago. The scene is
about 12 miles south of famed Raton
Pass.
James Barber, editor of the Raton
Range who visited the scene, said
loss of life was averted among the
152 passengers because the cars
withstood the pounding as they
bounced about. Two of them jack
knifed across the tracks, just missing
landing in a ditch.
He reported all but the first unit
of the Diesel locomotive and the
last two cars of the train were de
railed. One unit of the locomotive
and two cars overturned. Others of
the 13-car train tilted at angles with
wheels juried in the roadbed.
Uninjured in the mishap were girls
on a publicity junket for Bob Hope
and t.he movie. “My Favorite Bru
nette.”
Rites to Be Held Saturday
For Rossa F. Downing
Funeral services for Rossa F.
Downing, 81. veteran Washington
lawyer, who died unexpectedly yes
terday at his home, 3714 Thirty
fifth street N.W.,
will be held at
10 ajn. Saturday
at St. Ann’s
Catholic Church,
4400 Wisconsin
avenue N.W.
Burial will be
in Holy Rood
Cemetery.
Honorary palJ
hparprs will hp
Austin Canfield,
Michael M.
Doyle, Walter C.
English, John
D. Fitzgerald,
James J. Hay- Mr.Downinr.
den, William E. Leahy, Joseph J.
Malloy, Earl P. Ready, George E.
Strong and George E. Sullivan.
District Court was adjourned yes
terday afternoon by Justice Henry
A. Schweinhaut out of respect to
Mr. Downing’s memory.
Sean Nunan, Minister-designate
to the United States from Ireland,
today announced he had been ap
pointed by Prime Minister De Va
lera of Ireland to represent him at
Mr. Downing’s funeral.
In iimnrtam
BRYAN, EMMETT S. A tribute of love
ahd devotion in memory of our son and
brother. EMMETT S. BRYAN, who passed
away suddenly five years ago today, April
10, 1942.
The month of April again is here.
The saddest of the year to bear.
For it brings anew sad memories
Of the tragic fat* of one we loved So dear.
The Lord glveth. the Lord taketh away,
We resign ourselves to the will of God.
MOTHER AND FATHER, SARAH AND
SAMUEL BRYAN; SISTER, CARMEL
BRYAN WHITING. •
BUTLER. YVONNE ALLENE. In lov
ing memory of our dear baby, YVONNE
ALLENE BUTLER, who entered Into eter
nal rest one year ago today, April 10,
1946.
There is no love like a baby’s love,
So bright, so pure a Same;
There is no sweeter sound on earth
Than her beloved name.
There is no sunshine like her smile,
No arms like hers to hold;
No touch so tender and so dear.
No heart of purer gold.
HER DEVOTED PARENT8. •
CLARKE, MARY REBECCA. In loving
memory of our dear mother, MARY RE
BECCA CLARKE, who departed this life
two years ago, April 10. 1945.
Memorial to Mother.
Within our hearts we hold a fadeless
memory
Of one we love so dear;
She answered the Man of Calvary
When He called her to draw near.
Mom’s heavenly home is bright and fair,
There is no pain nor death up there;
No power can take her from His divine
care. f
For, in peace, she dwells with Him without
fear.
O. let us Journey all life’s way through
With Jesus Christ, our Saviour and Com
forter. too;
That when our earthly lives are o’er.
Her loving face we ll see on yonder bright
shore.
LOVING HUSBAND, CHILDREN AND
GRANDCHILDREN •
EVANS, WILLIAM H.. SB. Sacred mem
ories still linger of a devoted husband and
father, WILLIAM H. EVANS, Sr., who left
us twenty-two years ago today, April 10,
1926.
With a smile on his face and folded hands
He has wandered into an unknown land.
MRS. MAGGIE E. EVANS AND CHIL
DREN.
Your wise counsel shall be my deliver
ance. Thy God shall be my God.
LONELY DAUGHTER, MRS. GERTYE L.
GREEN. *
HALL. MARIE DAVIS. A tribute to the
memory of our beloved grandmother,
MARIE DAVIS HALL, who entered into
eternal rest April 10, 1941.
Free from the fret of mortal years.
And knowing now-Thy perfect will,
With quickened sense and heightened joy.
She serves Thee still.
There are no tears withtn her eyes.
With love she keeps perpetual tryst.
And praise and work and rest are one
With Thee. O Christ. _
LLOYD PARKER AND RUBY MARCEL
LINE PARKER. •
MASSINO. CATHERINE. A tribute of
love and devotion to the precious memory
of our dear wife and mother, CATHERINE
MASSINO. who departed this life nineteen
years ago today, April 10, 1928.
To have, to love and then to part
Is the greatest sorrow oi one’s heart.
DEVOTED HUSBAND. CHILDREN AND
DAUGHTER-IN-LAW. •
MORRIS. BESSIE E. In loving memory
of our darling mother and grandmother.
BESSIE E. MORRIS, who passed away
eight years ago today. April 10, 1939.
We hear your voice in dreams at night.
We see yoUr smiling face;
Although you are gone you still live on
In the same familiar place.
The love we gave you through the year
Shall never from us depart;
Though you have gone beyond our reach,
You are always In our hearts.
Sadly missed.
HELEN. WILLIE, NORMA AND DONNIE, •
ROBINSON. LUCINDA. A tribute 'of love
and devotion in memory of our dear
mother. LUCINDA ROBINSON, who passed
away twelve years ago today, April 10,
1935.
A face that is ever before us,
A voice that we cannot forget;
A smile that we love forever.
In memory we can see her yet.
HER DEVOTED CHILDREN. ELEANORA.
GEORGE. BERTHA AND MAGGIE. •
SHELTON, MERLE B. In loving remem
brance of my cousin. MERLE B. SHELTON,
who decarted this life one year ago today,
April 10, 1946.
May his soul rest In peace.
BEKTilA COLEMAN. *
SHELTON. MERLE BROWM%. In lov
ins memory of my dear friend, MERLE
BROWME SHELTON, who passed away one
year ago today, April 10, 1946.
Surrounded by friends I am louesome.
In the midst of my lore I am blue;
With a smile on my face I’ve a heartache
Thinking, dear Merle, of you.
MBS. ETHEL J. HALL. *
STEWaBT. CORA. In loving remem
brance of our dear mother and grand
mother. CORA STEWART, who passed
away four years ago today. April 10, 1943.
There is no love like a mother's love,
So bright, so pure a flame;
There is no sweeter sound on earth
Than her beloved name.
HER LOVING DAUGHTER AND GRAND
DAUGHTER •
YOUNG, LEWIS H. In memory of
LEWIS H. YOUNG
Gone to a haven of rest and peace above
Is our beloved husband and father, whom
we all dearly love;
Though we miss him and grieve along the
way.
May we join him in Heaven one blessed
day. WERE AND CHILDREN. »
Busy Detroit Pauses
Briefly Today to Pay
Last Tribute to Ford
ly the Associated Press
DETROIT, April 10.—This indus
trial metropolis—built in large part
because of the work of Henry Ford
—paused today to honor him in
death.
Great factories of the world's au
tomotive capital ordered halts to
production for a moment in the
course of the pioneer industrialist’s
funeral.
The last rites for the millionaire
who died Monday night were sched
uled for 2:30 pm. and thousands of
mourners were expected to pay Mr.
Ford his farewell.
ASKS DHCI OUCUGCi
Mrs. Ford and other members of
the family set public services in the
great, dim nave of St. Paul’s Epis
copal Cathedral, situated near down
town Detroit on busy Woodward
avenue, the street down which Mr.
Ford drove his first automobile 50
years ago.
Gov. Kim Sigler of Michigan
asked that the brief silence honor
ing the founder of the Ford motor
empire be extended throughout the
State, with industrial plants ceasing
operations for a minute and ve
hicles on Michigan’s streets and
highways braked to a stop in trib
ute to the man credited with putting
America on wheels.
Many of the same thousands who
solemnly filed past Mr. Ford’s bier
yesterday were expected to jam into
the church and line the street out
side during the 35-minute services.
Mourners yesterday included
working men in overalls, women in
furs, small children to whom Ford
was only a name, and some of the
Nation’s top industrialists who have
long hailed him as the father of
mass production and one of this
country’s great geniuses.
Only family in procession.
After the church rites, the fam
ily has asked that pomp and cere
mony be abandoned. Plans call for
a police-escorted cavalcade to bear
Mr. Pord on his final journey across
the city, with only immediate mem
bers of the famiy in the procession.
Tiny Addison Pord Cemetery, ad
joining the farm where Henry Pord
was bom July 30, 1883, and now in
the shadows of the company’s great
rouge plant, is the destination of
the funeral procession.
Mr. Ford’s grave was to be placed
in a humble plot of ground beside
his father and mother.
J. M. Brown, to Speak
At Nursing Benefit
John Mason Brown, author and
dramatic critic, will lecture at the
annual benefit of the Washington
Committee of the Frontier Nursing
Service at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the
Mayflower Hotel.
In addition to Mr. Brown’s ad
dress, entitled “Seeing Things,” Mrs.
Reeve Lewis, jr., will present slides
showing recent work of the service,
which brings medical care to 25,000
persons over 700 square miles of
mountain territory in Eastern
Kentucky.
Mrs. Harry Truman will be honor
guest. Tea and cocktails will be
served afterwards in the Chinese
Room of the Mayflower.
Mrs. Fred Vinson and Mrs. Law
rence Qroner will discuss the service
during the broadcast Tuesday of.
over Radio Station WMAL, from
11:30 an. until noon.
Mrs. Mary Breckinridge, daughter
of the former Ambassador to Russia,
founded the service In 1925. Since
then its nurses have delivered an
average of a baby a day, and never
have lost a mother. Traveling on
horseback and by jeep, they must
surmount such difficulties as lack of
roads and electricity.
Assisting in the work are couriers,
young women who volunteer their
services taking care of the horses,
riding "between the outpost centers,
bringing patients to and from the
hospital and performing other tasks
the paid staff has not the time to
do. Mrs. Lewis is one of the Wash
ington women who have served as
couriers.
Mrs. Raymond Clapper
Heads World Federalists
Mrs. Raymond Clapper, author
and widow of the newspaper col
umnist, was elected chairman of the
Washington Executive Council of
the United World Federalists at a
meeting last night at the organi
zation’s headquarters, 1710 I street
N.W.
Raymond Swing, radio news com
mentator and national vice presi
dent of the United World Federal
ists, was named vice chairman.
Other officers chosen were Henry T.
Parrett, treasurer, and Edward Q.
Rawson, chairman of the Commit
tee on By-Laws.
Plans for a luncheon-forum spon
sored jointly by the local chapter
of the Federalists and the Federa
tion of American Scientists were
made at an earlier meeting yester
day at the home of Mrs. Gifford
Pinchot, 1615 Rhode Island avenue
N.W.
Dr. Harlow Shapley, director of
the Harvard University Observatory
and president of the American As
sociation for the Advancement of
Science, Mr. Swing, and Cord Meyer,
jr., a veteran of World War II and
an active member of the world gov
ernment movement, will participate
in the forum on “How to Create a
Positive Peace.”
The luncheon-forum will be held
at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at
the Mayflower Hotel._
Supreme Court Admits
Five Area Attorneys -
Five attorneys, graduates of the
tfass of 1941 at National Univer
sity’s law school, were admitted to
practice before the United States
Supreme Court today.
They are Miss Margaret Lamor
eaux, 2039 New Hampshire avenue
N.W., General Accounting Office;
Mrs. Evelyn L. Krupp, 33 Adams
street N.W., secretary to Represent
ative Mason, Republican, of Illi
nois, and member of the Board of
Directors of the Women’s Bar Asso
ciation: Miss Blanche M. Margason,
1445 Ogden street N.W., chief of the
legislative reference section of the
GAO; Ernest H. Davies, 1627 La
mont street N.W., general counsel’s
office, GAO, and George Knox Mc
Mullen, Arlington, attorney with the
law library of the Library of Con
gress.
Sponsoring the five was National
c/niversity’s oldest professor of law
in point of service, Thomas H. Pat
terson, who has taught at the school
for 29 years.
A
Burial Rites Held Today
For Hrs. W. A. Lockwood
Funeral services for Mrs. Pearl
Louise Lockwood, 63, a resident of
the Washington area for about 36
years, who died unexpectedly Mon
day night at her home, 304 Carroll
street, Takoma Park, were to be
held this afternoon.
the Rev. George S. Rapp, pastor
of the Tawoma Park Seventh-day
Adventist Church, was to officiate at
the services at the church with
burial to follow in Rock Creek Cem
etery. *
A native of Ohio, Mrs. Lockwood
was a graduate of Mount Vernon
(Ohio) College and the Washington
Sanitarium Nurses’ Training School,
Tokamo Park, Md. In 1911 she
married Wilton A. Lockwood, who
before his retirement was an em
ploye of the Review and Herald Pub
lishing Association, Takoma Park.
The Lockwoods lived in the Wash
ington community from 1911 to 1925,
when they moved to Mountainview,
Calif. They returned to Takoma
Park in 1935.
For many years Mrs. Lockwood
was a deaconess in the Takoma
Park Seventh-day Adventist Church
and was active in the welfare work
cararied on by that organization.
Surviving in addition to her hus
band are her mother, Mrs. Rosella
D. Shoup, 10 South Manor Circle,
Takoma Park, Md.; a son, the Rev.
Wilton P. Lockwood, pastor of the
Seventh - day Adventist Church,
Charlotte, N. C.; two step-children,
Eldine Lockwood, Seattle, Wash.,
and Mrs. Esther M. Simpson, Worth
ington, Ohio, and seven grandchil
drpn
August F. Laufer Dies;
Was GPO Employe
August F. Laufer, 77, a former
employe of the Government Print
ing Office, died yesterday at Be
thesda Naval Hospital after a long
illness. He lived at 4041 Seventh
street N.E.
A native of Germany, Mr. Laufer
was brought to this country by his
parents when he was 10. After liv
ing in Ohio for several years, he
came to Washington in 1908 to be
come a printer in the GPO. He
remained there for the next 15
years, except for a period spent
with the National Guard ton the
Mexican border in 1914. After leav
ing the GPO he established his own
business, the Library ~ Press, from
which he retired a few years before
America’s entry into World War II.
He worked as a printer for the
Coast and Geodetic Survey in 1943
and 1944.
Mr. Laufer was a member of the
Myron M. Parker Lodge of the Ma
sonic Order, the Columbia Typo
graphical Union and was first com
mander of the Potomac Post of the
Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs.
Sarah D. Laufer of the Seventh
street address; a son, Frederick F.
Laufer, Miami, Fla.; two daughters,
Mrs. Margaret L. Hodgson, 908 Perry
place N.E., and Mrs. Mildred Cock
rille of the Seventh street address;
three grandchildren and two great
grandchildren.
Masonic funeral services will be
held at 1:30 pm. tomorrow at the
Chambers funeral home, 1400 Cha
pin street N.W.
Thompson Free on Bond
On Wife-Slaying Charge
Ky th» A»«ociat«d Pt*u
DETROIT, April 10. —Louis V.
Thompson, wealthy 48-year-old au
tomobile dealer charged with wife
murder, walked free on $25,000 bond
yesterday after 19 days in jail.
The release was granted by Com
mon Pleas Judge Neil Fitzgerald,
who took over proceedings as the
result of a new legislative act.
Easlier, when indicted, Thompson
was deified bond by Circuit Judge
George B. Murphy, who in his
capacity as one-man grand jury
charged the 1945 mutilation slaying
of Mrs. Lydia Thompson to her hus
band and his second wife, Helen,
39.
Later Judge Murphy also indicted
Stanley Anculewicz, 33, a salesman,
on identical charges of murder and
conspiracy to murder.
Judge Fitzgerald presided at yesv
terday’s examination of the three
defendants as a consequence of a
newly adopted State law forbidding
one-man grand juries from sitting
as examining magistrates in their
own cases. The case was adjourned
until Anril 16.
Donna Wood, 29, Dies;
Singer With Big Bands
ly the Associated Press
HOLLYWOOD, April 10.—Donna
Wood, 29, singer with such dance
bands as Horace Heidt and Kay
Kyser, died early yesterday of heart
disease. She had been ill only a
short time.
Besides singing with orchestras
she had organized a vofcal recording
group and had been employed by
several film studios. Her husband,
Lee H. Hackler; her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert E. Wood; a sister
and two brothers survive.
Archbishop Owen, 70,
Dies in Toronto ,
By the Associated Press
TORONTO, April 10.—'The Most
Rev. Derwyn Trevor Owen, Arch
bishop of Toronto and the Church
of England's primate of all Canada,
died yesterday. He was 70.
The Archbishop suffered a heart
attack at his desk yesterday morning
and died later in a hospital.
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Philippine President
Favors Investigation
Of Graft in Surplus
•y rtw Associated Frau
MANILA, April 10. — President
Roxas said in a press statement to
day that an investigation by the
Philippine Congress of reported ir
regularities in disposition of United
States Army surplus property in the
islands would be “most advisable.”
Mr. Roxas said, however, that he
believed no irregularities occurred
in disposition of property by the
Philippines Surplus Commission
which he appointed. He said reports
of graft and corruption in the com
mission came almost entirely "from
people who are either uninformed
or failed to gain approval of special
privileges’’ in acquiring surplus
property.
A United States Army spokesman
said an official statement on looting
at American Army bases would be
issued soon by Maj. Gen. George
Moore, who heads the Philippines
Ryukyus Command. The spokes
man denied Manila press reports
that Gen. Elsenhower had ordered
the command to report immediately
on the situation.
17 Arrested March 25.
A United States Army spokesman
said an officer and 16 men were
arrested March 35 on a charge of
stealing tires at the base, and that
the newspaper reports "perhaps are
confused and exaggerated.”
The Philippine House of Repre
sentatives, revolting against admin
istration whips, demanded that the
Rules Committee bring out a resolu
tion calling for an investigation of
surplus property* irregularities.
In the Senate, Minority Senator
Pedro C. Hemaez denounced Pres
idential Secretary Emilio Abello for
his statement that Army surplus
turned over to the Philippines was
being handled “on the level.”
The Manila Times asserted that
surplus goods were disappearing
rapidly from the engineer base at
Batangas, which has yet to be trans
ferred to the Philippine government.
It said that every house in the
tiniest villages around Batangas
was electrically lighted, despite
devastation during the war. It
quoted local residents as saying that
last year a number of United States
Army sergeants drove truckloads of
generators into the towns "and sold
some for as low as $25.”
Representative Gossett, Democrat,
of Texas yesterday urged an in
vestigation into the loss or theft of
supplies in the Philippines. He
accused th$ Army and Navy of not
carrying out their promises to
congress.
Pathologist Convinced
Harvey Girl Drowned
Dr. Jefferson D. Kernodle, State
pathologist for Northern Virginia,
said today all the microscopic ex
aminations he has made on tissues
from Wynona Harvey’s body con
firm his original opinion that the
25-year-old Philippine Embassy
secretary died by drowning.
The pathologist gave the results
of his tests as Dr. Herbert S. Brey
fogle, Virginia’s chief medical ex
aminer, continued chemical tests
in Richmond in an effort to de
tect any traces of poison.
So far, cyanide and the volatile
poisons, such as alcohol, knockout
drops, chloroform, ether and car
bon monoxide, have been definitely
ruled out as cause of death.
Dr. Kernodle explained he had
been making microscopic examina
tions on samples of body tissues
and internal organs.
Miss Harvey was found a week
ago today in a shallow stream in
nearby Virginia. She was lying
face down in a few inches of wa
ter, not enough to cover her head
or body.
Samuel S. Bradley, 77,
Aviation Pioneer, Dies
By the Associated Press
NEW YORK, April 10.—Samuel
Stewart Bradley, 77, chairman of
the board of the Manufacturers Air
craft Association and an aviation
pioneer, died yesterday.
For more than 40 years he was
a leader in the business and civic
life of New York. During both
world wars he took an active part
in aviation development.
Since 1917 he was connected with
the Manufacturers Aircraft Associ
ation, which administers patent
cross-license agreements in the in
dustry.
Actor's Mother Dies
NEW YORK, April 10 MP).—Mrs.
Sarah Goldenberg, 85-year-old
mother of Screen Actor Edward G.
Robinson, died yesterday. Mr. Rob
inson was at her bedside. ITiree
other sons survive.
Winter Wheat Crop
Near Record Billion
Bushels Expected
By lit* Auociotod Prw
CHICAGO, April 10.—A winter
wheat crop which may total close to
a billion bushels, largest In the Na
tion’s history, is shaping, up
throughout the grain belt, crop ex
perts said today.
Wheat came tHfough the winter
in excellent condition, received rain
at just the right time this spring
and is now turning green as far
north as Central Minnesota, the
Government weather bureau re
ported.
A winter wheat crop of close to a
billion bushels would exceed the rec
ord 874,000,000 bushels harvested
last year.
With these prospects, grain men
already are worrying about the
railroad -box car situation, in view
pf last year’s Jam, when wheat was
piled on the ground in fields.
Big Southwest Crops Expected.
In each of the Southwestern
States of Texas, Oklahoma and
Kansas, center of the main winter
wheat belt, record yields are be
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In contrast with the situation
here, crops in many sections of Eu
rope suffered severe damage during
the winter.
France lost a large part of Its
crop, according to private dispatches
to grain firms. About 3,705.000 acres
of the best winter wheat land were
subjected to frost damage. The
severest winter in many yearn, plus
spring floods, also caused damage.
Hie outlook in most of Italy is
reported fairly good and there has
been some Improvement in Hol
land’s prospects. The North African
crop is mostly in good condition,
which will be important to France
as that country imports from Afri
can possessions.
Kansas Biggest Producer.
Largest winter wheat-producing
State in this country is Kansas,
which harvested its record crop of
251,885,000 bushels in 1931. But that
crop came from 13,623,000 acres,
while it is estimated that 14,904,000
acres have been seeded this year.
Average yield in Kansas over the
past 10 years was 13.5 bushels an
acre. Last year the yield was 16.2
[bushels and in the 1931 record year
it was 18.5 bushels.. A small frac
tion added to last year’s yield per
acre will give a new record pro
duction this year.
A large quantity of wheat from
the American grain belt is des
tined for shipment abroad to meet
the urgent demand for food.
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