ALLEN. ALBERT. Suddenly, on Tues
day. March 30. 1948. ALBERT ALLEN of
1432‘A Que st. n.w., loving husband of
Mrs. Bertha Allen, devoted brother of Mr.
John Allen. Other relatives and many
iriends also mourn his passing. Remains
resting at the John T. Rhines St Co. Fu
neral Home. 3rd and Eye sts. S.w.. where
friends may call on Friday, April 2, after
S p.m. Funeral Saturday. April 3, at 1
pa. from the First Baptist Church.
Chesterbroolc. Va., Rev. J. H. Fairfax of
ficiating. Interment church cemetery. 2
ANDERSON. RICHARD J. On Tuesday.
March 30. 1948, RICHARD J. ANDERSON,
beloved son of George R. and Geraldine
Anderson and grandson of Sarah Mc
Oillicuddy and Daisy Felsinger. Prayers
at Chambers' Funeral Home. 517 11th st.
a.e.. on Friday, April 2, at 8:30 a.m. Mass
at Holy Comforter Catholic Church, 14th
and East Capitol sts.. at 9 a m. Inter
ment Cedar Hill Cemetery. I
BALDWIN, GERTRUDE. On Thursday.
April 1. 1948, at her residence. Princess
Garden rd., Lanham. Md.. GERTRUDE
BALDWIN (nee Harlow), oeloved wife of!
Harry T. Baldwin and mother of Charlotte
G. Baldwin and Mrs. Henry Seitz. She
also is survived by a granddaughter, Bev-1
erly Lou Baldwin. Friends may call at:
Gasch's Funeral Home. 4739 Baltimorej
ave., Hyattsville, Md., where services will:
be held on Saturday, April 3, at 2 p.m.!
Relatives and friends invited. Interment'
Fort Lincoln Cemetery. 2 j
BAULSIR, ARTIE A. On Wednesday,1
March 31. 1948, at her residence, 240'8th:
at. s.e.. ARTIE A. BAULSIR, wife of the!
late Edward A. Baulsir, beloved mother of:
Percy A. and Robert L. Baulsir and Mrs.
Laura B. Jones, sister of Mrs. Annie O.
Dunn. Mrs. Mary A. Brashears and Mrs.
Ella Van Norman, Services at ner late
residence on Friday, April 2, at 2 p.m.
Relatives and friends invited. Interment
Clenwood Cemetery. Services by Chambers.
BECKMYER. MAY. On Tuesday. March
80, 1948, at her residence, 438 Emerson
at., n.w., Washington. D. C., MAY
BECKMYER. She is survived by relatives
In Baltimore. Md.: Virginia and Chicago,
111. Services at the S. H. Hines Co. Fu
neral Home, 2901 14th st. n.w., on Friday,
April 2, at 2 p.m. Interment Fort Lincoln
BLACKWELL. MACON FRED B. On
Sunday, March 28. 1948. alter a short
Illness. Deacon FRED B. BLACKWELL of
102 M st. s.w. He is survived by two
nieces, a nephew, a devoted friend, Mrs.
Mamie Fauntroy; other relatives and
friends. Remains may be viewed at his
late residence after 5 p.m. Thursday, April
1, until 10 a.m Friday, April 2: thereafter
will lie in state at Rehoboth Baptist!
Church. 1st st. between N and O sts. s.w..'
where funeral services will be held st 1
?'.m . Rev. A. H. S. Johnson officiating, i
nterment Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements by Barnes & Matttews. 1
, 1LDIN. ELLA JANE. On Tuesday,
8 Jn 30. 1948, at Dunn Loring, Va ,
* gk JANE BOLDIN, beloved wife of the
i John W. Boldin and mother of Charles
/ and Bernard E. Boldin. Remains rest
#g at the, Ives Funeral Home, 2847 Wilson j
■ vd.. Arlington, Va.. where funeral serv
ices will be held Friday. April 2, at 2 p.m.
Rnterment Ball Cemetery, Arlington, Va. 1;
/ BOYER. DANIEL S. On Thursday. April'
f 1. 1948, DANIEL 6. BOYER, beloved bus
ts band of the late Elizabeth A Boyer, father:
r vof Edna W. Pessagno, Mary E. Hasse,!
Frank A. Boyer and Ann Whittington.:
Funeral from the James T. Ryan Funeral;
Home. 317 Pa ave. s e . on Saturday, April!
3. at 8:30 am.; thence to St. Francis;
Xavier's Church, where mass will be of-'
fered at 10 a m. for the repose of his soul.
Interment Congressional Cemetery. 2 |
CAMPBELL. ROSE EVANS. On Thurs-1
day, April 1. 1948, at St, Petersburg, Fla.,
ROSE EVANS CAMPBELL, beloved wife of,
the late Robert B. Campbell, sister of Mrs. I
Mary I. Hough, Mrs. Cora Roberts and;
Miss Harriet Evans. Notice of services
later. Interment Arlington National Cem
etery. 2 |
CARTER. AVERY G. Suddenly, on Sun
day. March 21, 1948, at his residence. 806;
N. Capitol st.. AVERY G. CARTER, beloved'
husband of Mrs. Hattie L. Carter. He also;
is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Dorcas,
Gladden and Mrs. Gladys Downs; two
brothers, Ray and Lemuel Carter; other'
relatives and friends. Interment Saturday,
April 3. at 11 a.m.. Metropolitan Church;
Cemetery. Pomonkey, Md. Arrangements:
by Barnes & Matthews. 2
DAMERON, JO. On Tuesday, March
30. 1948, at her residence, 1220 11th st.
n.w.. Mrs. JO DAMERON. beloved wife of
James H. Dameron and sister of Mr. T. M.
Payne, Miss Ruby Payne and Mrs. Mar-;
garet Schmidt, ail of Abilene. Tex. Re
mains resting at Hysong's Funeral Home,
1300 N st. n.w.. where services will be held
on Friday. April 2, at 11 a.m. Relatives
and friends Invited to attend. Interment!
Flint Hill Cemetery, Oakton, Va.
DEAN. THOMAS FRANKLIN. Oil Wed-1
nesday March 31. 1948. THOMAS FRANK
LIN DEAN, late residence. 5005 Fox st„
Daniel Park, Berwyn, Md., the beloved
husband of Mary Ann Dean, father of Mrs. i
Mildred Elsdelle Rhine, brother of Mrs.!
Katie Day Services at Chambers' Fu
neral Home. 5801 Cleveland ave. River
dale. Md., on Saturday, April 3, at 10;
a.m. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery. |
DOWLING. A. L. On Tuesday, March
SO. 1948.,at St Petersburg, Fia.. Mr. A.
L, DOWLING, beloved husband of Mrs.
Ethel Dowling and father of Herbert L.
Dowling and Mrs. Sadee Wood. Friends
may call at Hysong's Funeral Home, 1300
N st. n.w.. after 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April
1, where services will be held on Friday.
April 2, at 2 p.m. Relatives and friends
Invited to attend. Interment Cedar Hill
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EDELEN;. JOHN S- On Tuesday. March
30. 1948, JOHN R. EDELEN, beloved hus
band ol Florence Ruby Edelen, father of
Raymond. Carl A., Helen and Margaret
Edelen. and Mrs. Marie Kennedy; brother
of Ouy, Charles and James Edelen: Mrs.
Mary C. Thomas and Mrs. Margaret Bailey.
Services at Chambers' Funeral Home. 517
lltb at. s.e.. on Thursday. April 1. at
2:30 p.m. Interment Congressional Ceme
EDELIN. LOBISE MERRIWEATHER. On
Friday, March 26, 1948, at Cranston. R.
I.. LOUISE MERRIWEATHER EDELIN,
wife of the late William J. Edelin and sis
ter of Mrs. Mary F. Jones. Warrefl I. and
Sylvester Merriweather. Also surviving
are other relatives and friends. After 9
a.m. Thursday. April l. friends are invited
to call at the McGuire Funeral Home.
1820 9th st. n.w. High requiem mass will
be celebrated at St. Augustine's Catholic
Church. 15th st. between R and S ats. n.w.,
on Friday, April 2. at 10 a.m. Interment
Mount Olivet Cemetery. 1
FLIPPIN. ROSA LEE. On Thursday.'
April 1, 1948, at her residence, 321 Bryant
st. n.e., ROSA LEE FLIPPIN. the beloved
mother of Walton W. and Charles M.
Flippin, Mrs. Etta M. Brown and Mrs. i
Elva F. Jordon. Services at Chambers’
Funeral Home, 1400 Chapin st. n.w., on!
Saturday. April 3, at 1 p.m. Interment,
Fort Lincoln Cemetery. 3 !
j FOSTER. BENJAMIN H. On Wednes-i
day. March 31. 1948. BENJAMIN H. FOS-!
TER, beloved husband of Louise Foster and
brother of Bonnie Foster of Oakland City,
Ind., and Mildred Laxton of St. Louis, Mo,
Services at Chambers' Funeral Home, 517
11th st. s.e.. on Saturday, April 3, at 2:30
P.m. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery. 2
GILDNER. JOSEPHINE. On Wednesday,
March 31, 1948. at Sibley Hospital. JO
SEPHINE GILDNER. beloved wife of the
late Stephen Gildner, mother of Eva and
Francis Gildner, Mrs. Anne Phillips, Mrs.
Irene Timme and Darwin Gildner. Re
mains resting at the, Timothy Hanlon Fu
neral Home. 641 H st. n.e., until 12 noon
Friday. Hitfh requiem mass will be of
fered at St. Anthony's Church On Friday,
April 2, at 7:15 a.m. Services and In
terment Bloomington, 111.
GOBLE, ELLA M. On Wednesday. March
31. 1948. at the residence of her sister.
2629 South Lynn st.. Arlington, Va., ELLA
M. GOBLE, beloved sister of Mrs. Martha
G. Sample and Mrs. Effle G. Allen of Cran
ford. N. J. Remains resting at the Ives
Funeral Home. 2847 Wilson blvd.. Arling
ton. Va. Services and Interment Toms
River. N. J.
GOLDBERG, ISADORE. On Thursday,
April 1, 1048, ISADORE GOLDBERG, be
loved hrother of Mrs. Minnie Gord of New
York, Mrs. Sadie Simon of Detroit. Mich.,
and David Goldberg of South America.
Funeral services at the Bernard Danzansky
& Son Funeral Home, 3501 14th st. n w ,
on Friday. April 2. at 12 noon. Inter
ment Talmund Torah Cemetery, BenninR,
GOODING. CLINTON PECKHAM. SR.
On Tuesday. March 30. 1948, at Doctors
Hospital. CLINTON PECKHAM GOODING,
Sr., beloved husband of Virginia E. Good
ing. father of Edward P.. Lula M. and
Clinton P. Gooding, jr.: brother of Mrs.
Eulalia M. Gatewood of Norfolk. Va. Fu
neral from Collins' Funeral Home. 3821
14th st. n.w., on Friday. April 2. at 10
am. Requiem mass at St. Gabriel's
Church at 10:30 am. Relatives and
friends invited. IntermenW Mount Olivet
KAMONS, ALBERT S. Suddenly, on
Wednesday. March 31. 1948, at George
town University Hospital, ALBERT S.
KAMONS. beloved husband of Helen Mark
Kamons. devoted father of Mary Virginia
and Frances Leroy Kamons and brother
of Mrs. Louis Bushlow. Mrs. Ida Legum,
Mrs. Max L. Kay and Ben M. Kamons.
Friends may calliat Gawler's Chapel. J756
Pa. ave. n.w.. where services will be held
on Friday. April 2, at 11 a.m. Interment
Ohev Sholom Congregation Cemetery.
KELSEY. CLARENCE H. On Wednes
day. March 31, 1948. CLARENCE H. KEL
SEY of 1330 Longfellow st. n.w.. son of
the IBte Charles L. and Marion Elizabeth
Kelsey, hrother of Leigh C., Kelsey. Ber
tram Kelsey and Mrs. Audrey K. Lee. all
of Washington. D. C. Services at the S.
H. Hines Co. Funeral Home, 2901 14th st.
n.w.. on Saturday. April 3, at 2 p.m. In
terment Fort Lincoln Cemetery. 2
KINARD, ELLA LEE. Departed this
life Tuesday. March .10. 1948, at Freed
men's Hospital, at 0:15 a.m.. ELLA LEE
KINARD of 413 M st. n.e.. wife of Oliver
Kinard. daughter pf Ella Bowers, mother
of Ruth Raysor. Carol Johnson and
Thomas Gray. She also leaves ten grand
children, six sisters and a host of other
relatives and friends. The late Mrs.
Kinard may be viewed* at Stewart's
Funeral Home, 30 H st. n.e.. after 3
p.m. Thursday. March 31. where services
will be held Friday. April 2. at 2 p.m.
Interment Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. 1
MANSFIELD. LUCY. On March 30,
1948, at her residence. 2228 North Din
widdle st.. Arlington, Va.. LUCY MANS
FIELD. loving wife of Harry Mansfield.
Also surviving are nine children, two
brothers, three grandchildren and a host
of other relatives and friends. Friends
may call at Chinn’s Funeral Home, 2005
South Seminary rd.. Arlington. Va.. after
3 p.m. Thursday. April 1. Funeral serv
ices Friday. April 2, at 1 p.m.. at the
Callaway Methodist Church. 500o Lee
highway. Arlington. Va., Rev. E F. Monroe
officiating. Interment Pleasant Grove
MARTIN, RUDOtPH. On Tuesday.
March 3u. 1948. at his home, 1882 On
tario pi. n.w.. RUDOLPH MARTIN, beloved
husband of Ellen M. Martin, fsther of
Mrs. Eugene Weaver of Washington. D.
C.. and Wilbert Martin of Silver Spring.
Md . and brother of Mrs. George Perzel
! of Sarasota. Fla,, and Mrs. William E.
Viett of Rockville. Md. Remains resting
I at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Funeral
(Home of Wm. Reuben Pumphrey. Bethcsda.
Md., where funeral services will be held
Friday. April 2, at 2:30 p.m. Interment
Rockville Union Cemetery. 2
McCORMICK, CHARLOTTE. On Tues
day. March 30. 1848. at her residence,
1228 Eye st. n.w . CHARLOTTE McCOR
MICK. sister of Mrs. Walter T. Jewell of
Arlington, Va., and Warren McCormick of
Mondanin, Iowa. Remains resting at the
S. H. Hines Co. Funeral Home. 2901 14th
st. n.w.. until Friday. April 2, at 9 a.m.
Services and interment Highland Center,
McTVERS, METHUSLATH. On Monday,
March 29. 1948. at United States Naval
Hospital. Bethcsda. Md , METHUSLATH
McIVERS, beloved son of Mr and Mrs.
Joseph Mclvers. He also Is survived by
one sister, Mrs. Josephine Graham: two
brothers. Alexander Mclvers and Thad
deous Mclvers. and many other relatives
and friends. After 4 p.m. Thursday. April
1. friends may call at his late residence.
2610 Stanton rd. s.e.. where funeral serv
ices will be held Friday. April 2, at 1 p.m.
Interment Arlington National Cemetery.
Arrangements by Robert G. Mason Co. 1
MILES. ALVIN LEWIS. On Wednesday.
March 31. 1948. at the Alexandria Hos
pital. ALVIN LEWIS MILES, husband of
Florence E. Miles, son of Samuel K. and
Elizabeth L. Miles and brother of Mrs.
Frank Hook, jr. Remains resting at the
Wheatley Funeral Home. Alexandria. Va.
Funeral services on Saturday. April 3. at
12 noon, at the Emanuel Episcopal Church
Interment Ivy Hill Cemetery. 2
MINNICK. MARY E. On Wednesday.
March 31. 1948.'MARY E. MINNICK (nee
Crowley) of 4807 Byers st,. s.e., beloved
mother of Mrs. Dorothy E. Pflieger and
Mrs. Alice M Wolfe. Friends may call at
the Lee Funeral Home. 4th st. and Mass,
ave. n.e. until 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April
•1. Requiem mass will be offered at St.
Francis Xavier's Catholic Church. 28th st.
and Pa ave. s.e. at 9 a.m. Interment
Washington National Cemetery. 2
MITCHELL. EDNA F. On Wednesday,
March 31, 1948. ai Sibley Hospital. Miss
EDNA F. MITCHELL of Trinity Towers,
daughter of the late John H. and Joanna
Hill Mitchell, sister of Mrs. A. L. Dorron.
John L. Mitchell. Fred G. Mitchell or
Washington. D. C.: Mrs. James Pryor of
Columbus. Miss.; Arthur Mitchell and Elmo
Mitchell of Brooklyn. N. Y. Services at
the S. H. Hines Co. Funeral Home. 2901
14th st. n.w.. on Friday. April 2. at 3 p.m.
Interment Glenwood Cemetery.
MOLESWORTH. ELEANOR R. On Wed
nesday, March 31. 1948. at her home.
Mount. Airy. Md.. ELEANOR R. MOLES
WORTH. aged 28 years, beloved wife of J.
Raymond Molesworth, daughter of Bates
and Rebecca Watkins of Clagettsvilie. Md.
She also is survived by one son. Jean Ray
mond Molesworth, jr., IS months old. Mrs.
Molesworth rests at the Roy W. Barber,
Funeral Home. Laytonsville. Md. Funeral:
services on Saturday. April 3. at 2 p.m . at
the Montgomery Methodist Church. In
terment church cemetery. 2
MONTGOMERY. JAMES. On Wednes
day. March 31. 1948. at his residence.
4622 Asbury pi. n.w.. JAMES MONTGOM
ERY. beloved husband of Gabrieile Mont
gomery (nee Vanden Berghei, father of
Mrs. Jessie M. McKeever and Richard
Douglass Montgomery. Remains resting
at the Birch Funeral Home. 3034 M st.
n.w. Services at St John's Episcopal
Church. Georgetown. />n Saturday. April
3, at 11 a.m. Interment Fort Lincoln
MOOR. AUGUSTA H. On Wednesday.
March .91. 1948. at Georgetown University
Hospital. AUGUSTA H. MOOR, the beloved;
wife of William T. Moor, mother of Mrs.
Daniel J. Kiley. sister of Otto H. and Wil
liam C. Fischer. Remains resting at
Chambers’ Funeral Home. 3072 M st. n.w..
until Saturday. April 3. at 10.30 a.m.
Services at the Georgetown Lutheran
Church. Wisconsin ave. and Volta pi. n.w .
at 11 a.m. Interment Rock Creek Ceme
PONTON, IDA TWINE. On Tuesday,
March .90, 1948. at Freedmen’s Hospiial.
Mrs. IDA TWINE PONTON of 135 P st.
n.w. daughter of the late Andrew and
Martha Twine, beloved wife of the late
Rev. M. M. Ponton of Atlanta. Ga . sister
of Dr. Charles A. Twine and Mrs. Mamie
Twine Adams, aunt of Charles Twine. :r :
Mrs. Mildred Twine Bacon and Edward
Twine. Also surviving are other relatives
and many friends. After 4 pm. Friday
friends are invited to call at the-McGutre
Funeral Home. 1820 9th st. n.w.. where
services will be held on Saturday, April .3,
at 1 p m. Interment Harmony Cemetery.
PURDUM. JAMES TII.MAN. On Tues
day, March 30. 1948, at his home. Darnes
town. Md.. JAMES TILMAN PURDUM. the
beloved husband of Carie Higdon Purdum
and father of James W. Purdum of Ken
sington. Md.; Ernest H. Purdum of Wash
ington. D C.. and Miss Mary Gertrude
Purdum of Darnestown, Md. Mr. Purdum
rests at Gartner's Funeral Home. Gaithers
burg, Md.. where funeral services will be
held Thursday. April 1. at 2 p m. In
terment Darnestown, Md. 1
RANDALL. CASSIE. On Tuesday, March
30. 1948, CASSIE RANDALL of 1504 D
st. s.e . wife of Henry Randall, stepmother
of Louise Moore George and Ear! Ran
dall. and grandmother of Sylvester
Moore. Many other relatives and friends
also survive Friends may Rail at the
Maivan & Schey Funeral Home. N. J. ave.
; and R st. n.w after 12 noon Friday Fu
neral from the Jerusalem Baptist Church
Saturday. April 3. at 1 p.m . Rev Augustus
1 Lewis officiating. Interment Woodlawn
RANDOLPH. FANNIE. Departed this
life suddenly. March 30, 1948. at her resi
dence. 462 Ridge st. n.w., FANNIE RAN
DOLPH She leaves to mourn their loss a
son, John Randolph: a daughter, Pauline
Conklin; a mother, five brothers, five sis
ters and a host of other relatives and
friends. Remains resting at the downtown
rhapel of St. Joseph's Funeral Home. 308
L st. n.w.. until Friday night. Apr 1 2,
Interment ChajJiUcsviiie. Vr.
SAVOY. ARTHUR DAVID. On Monday,
March 29. 1948. at Leesburg. Va.. AR
THUR DAVID SAVOY, beloved son of
Theron and Mamie Lavengood and brother
of Mrs. Lois Montney. Friends may call
•t the Lee Funeral Home, 4th st. and
Mass. ave. n.e., where services will be held
on Friday. April 2. at 2 p.m. Interment
Cedar Hill Cemetery. 1
SAVOY. ARTHUR DAVID. Members of
Mount Vernon Council, No. 10,
Color Guard and all members
of the Jr. O. U. A M., are
requested to attend the funeral
of our late brother, ARTHUR
DAVID SAVOY. Thursday.
April 1, 1948. at 8 p.m.. at
the Lee Funeral Home, 4th st. and Mass,
PAUL McKENNEY. Councilor.
RICHARD C. SMALLWOOD. Rec. Sec. 1
SELDEN. CLARA SMITH. Suddenly, on
Tuesday, March 30, 1948. at her residence,
the Bellevue Hotel, CLARA SMITH SEL
DEN. wife of the late Henry Selden and!
sister of Miss E. Louise Smith of Clear
water, Fla. Services at the S H. Hines;
Co. Funeral Home, 2901 14th st. n.w.. on
.Saturday, April 3, at 11 a.m. Interment
SWANN, WILLIAM. On Tuesday. March
30. 1948, WILLIAM SWANN, father of
Daisy Swann and brother of Julia Ann
Swann and Bessie Nelson. Friends may
call at the Malvan & Schey Funeral Home.
N. J. ave. and R st. n.w. Mass will be
celebrated at St. Vincent De Paul’s Church
Friday. April 2. at 9 a.m. Interment
Woodlawn Cemetery. *
SWEENEY. THOMAS F. On Tuesday,
March 30, 1948. THOMAS F SWEENEY,
beloved husband of Catherine Sweeney and
beloved father of Josephine C. Sweeney.
Rev. Thomas F. Sweeney, Mrs. Ann Walters
and Paul A. Sweeney. Funeral from his
late residence. 201 Varnum st. n.w.. on
Friday, April 2, at 9 a.m. Requiem mass
at St. Gabriel’s Church at 9:30 a.m. Rel
atives and friends invited Interment in
Mount Olivet Cemetery. 1
TAYLOR. ESSIE. Departed this life
Tuesday, March 30, 1948, at her residence,
116 South Fayette st., Alexandria. Va..
ESSIE TAYLOR. She leaves to mourn
their loss two sons, four sisters, eight
nieces and a host of other relatives and
friends Remains resting at Arnold's Fu
neral Home, 311 North Patrick st.. Alex
andria. Va. Funeral services Saturday,
April 3. at 10 a.m.. at St. Joseph's Cath
olic Church. Interment St. Mary's Ceme
THOMPSON. EDNA F. On Monday,
March 29, 1948, at her residence. 3234
Warder st. n.w., EDNA F THOMPSON,
mother of Beulah Boyd. Isiah and George
Thompson. Florence Mack. Mildred Sco
ville. Bertha Jackson. Cora Poole and
Bessie Simms. She also is survived by
one sister, twenty-six grandchildren, eight
great-grandchildren and a host of other
relatives and friends. Friends may call
after 12 noon on Friday. April 0. at HIS
Keefer pi. n.w. Funeral Saturday. April
3, at 1 p.m.. from the Turner Memorial
A. M. E. Church. 5th and P sts. n.w. In
terment Woodlawn Cemetery. •
VOLIVA. CLIFTON H. On Thursday.
April 1. 1948. at Sibley Hospital. CLIFTON
H. VOLIVA. beloved husband of Edna M.
Voliva. father of Hynes Brady and Mary
T. Voliva. Remains resting at Chambers'
Funeral Home. 517 11th st. s.e., until
Thursday, April 1, at 9 p.m. Services
and interment Ramsens, N. C.
WARE. JOHN A. Suddenly, on Mon
day. March 29. 1948. JOHN A. WARE
of 22 L st. n w. He leaves to mourn
their loss a devoted wife. Lillian Ware:
one son. John Ware: one sister. Annie
Small, and a host of other relatives
and friends. The late Mr. Ware may
be viewed at the above residence after
2 p.m. Friday. April 2. Requiem mas
will be offered Saturday. April 3. at
9 a.m at Holy Redeemer Church. N Y.
ave. between N. J. ave. and 1st st. n.w.
Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. Serv
ices by Stewart. 2
WARE, JOHN A. Columbia Lodge, No.
86, I. B P. O. E. of W.. is
hereby notified of the funeral of
, Brother JOHN A. WARE, from
Holy Redeemer Church. 210 New
York ave. n.w.. Saturday, April
vpj 3. 1948, at 9 am Elks' xerv
ices on Friday, April 2. at 7:30
p.m.. at 22 L st. n.w. Session of sorrow
at the Elks' Home, 301 Rhode Island ave.
n.w.. Friday. April 2. at 7 p.m.
JAMES L. WATSON. Sr.. Exalted Ruler.
HARRY R. PRATT, Secretary.
WARE. JOHN ALEXANDER. Officer*
and members of St. Thomas' Commandery.
No. 218, Knights of St. John, are hereby
notified of the death of Brother JOHN
ALEXANDER WARE Please assemble at
his late residence. 22 L st. n.w., on Fri
day. April 2, 1948. »t 7 p.m. Funeral
services Saturday. April 3. at 9 a.m.. at
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. New York
ave. between 1st st. and New Jersey ave.
COL. PETER M. QUANDER. President.
McVEY WASHINGTON, Rec. Sec.
WATERS, WILLIAM H On Monday,
March 29. 1948. WILLIAM H. WATERS
of 2037 5th st. n.w., husband of Annie B.
Waters, father of William A. Waters,
brother of Estelle Anderson. After 4 p.m.
Friday. April 2. friends may call at
Frazier’s Funeral Home. Inc.. 389 R. I.
ave. n.w., where funeral services will be
held on Saturday. April 3, at 1 p.m , Rev.
R. W. Brooks officiating. Interment Lin
coln Memorial Cemetery. 3
WENTWORTH, REGINALD HOLLIS. On
Wednesday, March 31. 1948. at the United
States Naval Hospital. Bethcsda. Md .
REGINALD HOLLIS WENTWORTH of
Chev^rly, Md.. the beloved husband ol Lea
: L. Wentworth. Funeral services at Cham
bers' Funeral Home. 5801 Cleveland ave.,
LELAND W. WARNER. Sr„ Secretary.
BARTLETT. ANNIE M. In loving re
membrance of my beloved wife and our
devoted mother. ANNIE M. BARTLETT,
who departed this life nine years ago to
day. April I, J 939.
Another year has passed away.
Another sun has set.
And still we love and long for you.
How can we ever forget?
Treasured thoughts of one so dear
Often bring a silent tear;
Thoughts return to scenes long past,
Time rolls on. but memories last.
HER LOVING HUSBAND. MERVIN, AND
BUNDY. ZENOBIA MILLER. Sacred to
the memory of our oelovcd daughter and
sister. ZENOBIA MILLER BUNDY, who
departed this life eighteen years ago today,
April 1, 1930.
Happy is the heart that sings.
Thanking God for little things;
Finding courage where a hill
Lifts its everlastinc will.
Saying, when the night is dark.
‘ Morning cometh, and the lark.’’
Happy is the heart that knows
Close communion with the rose,
Taking pleasure in the -way
God has clothed a summer day.
Saying, when the clouds complain,
“There's a rainbow In the ram."
HER DEVOTED MOTHER. DELIL1A BUN
DY. AND DELLA. JOSEPH, Jr., AND
| MARY ANN.
BUTLER, JOHN M. In sad but loving
remembrance of our dear one. JOHN M.
BUTLER, who passed away April 1, 1934.
Time cannot erase the happy thoughts
and devoted love of our loved one.
HIS WIFE. JENNIE, AND DAUGHTER,
CARTER. FANNIE. In loving memory
of our dear aunt. FANNIE CARTER, who!
departed this ilfe two years ago today,
April 1, 1946.
Memories are treasures no one can steal.
Parting leaves heartaches no one can heal:
Till memory fades and life departs.
You will live forever in ou" hearts.
HER NIECES. MARTHA BROWN AND
ROSA SHEPHARD. *
COLLINS. RUBY M. In loving memory'
of our dear, departed mother and aunt.
RUBY M. COLLINS, who passed away
April 1. 1947. *
The month of April once more Is here,
To us the saddest of the year.
Because one year ago today
Our beloved one passed away.
A precious one from us is gone,
A voice we loved is stilled;
A place is vacant in our heart!
Never, never to be filled.
THE FAMILY. •
FAIRFAX. EVERETT. In memory of
EVERETT FAIRFAX, who departed this
life April 1. 1946.
Memories are treasures no one can steal.
Parting leaves heartaches no one can heal;
Till memory fades and life departs.
You will live forever in our hearts.
DEVOTED SISTER, MAYME. AND FAM
HOLLOWAY, ANNIE F. In. memory of
my mother. ANNIE F. HOLLOWAY, who
departed this life one year ago today,
April 1, 1947.
Rest, sweet rest.
HER DAUGHTER. ARIZONA A. LANE. AND
KROUS. R0SIE E. In sad but loving
remembrance of my dear mother, ROSIE
E. KROUS. who passed away ten years
ago today. April 1. 193S.
Gone, but not forgotten.
HER SON. •
LEONARD. GEORGE. In loving mem
ory of GEORGE LEONARD, who entered
the larger life April I. 1946.
B. L. AND F R. A. •
MULVIHILL. MARY C. In memory of
my dear mother. MARY C. MULVIHILL.
who departed this life thirteen years ago,
April 1, 1935.
Life is so empty without you and I still
love you so.
HER DEVOTED DAUGHTER. RACHEL
MURROUGH. NATHAN. In loving mem
ory of my dear husband. NATHAN MUR
ROUGH. who departed this life two years
ago, April 1. 1946.
The silpnt night is lonely.
There Is no golden dawn.
Because 1 must remember, love.
That you are really gone.
I must remember in my heart
The happiness we knew.
And that my only world
Was one in which I lived with you.
There is no breath of fragrance
In the flowers that I press.
And If I call your name.
I hear the sound of emptiness.
I roam the house from room to room,
! I gaze beyond the sea,
; But there is nothing I can do
; To bring you back to me.
i I have to tell myself again
That you Ne really gone.
And I only afk the Lord
*•- r ’-to* to carry on.
TC:£ - .1 FRANCES i.UERCUTH. •
Virginia SCC Decides
It Lacks Authority to
Probe Two Papers
By th» Associated Press
RICHMOND, Va., April 1.—The
State Corporation Commission has
decided it is without authority to
conduct an investigation of Rich
mond Newspapers, Inc., as directed
in a resolution of the House of
The commission advised Gov.
Tuck and the clerks of the House
and Senate of the decision in a
letter yesterday. The SCC said the
investigation was not within the
orbit of the general jurisdiction of
the commission which, therefore,
would have to consider that it was
constituted a committee by the
House for the purpose of making the
“This being the case, it is essential:
in our opinion to consider at the out
set the extent of our authority to
conduct such an investigation,” the
SCC said. “In dealing with this
problem, we must recognize that
this resolution is not a direction of
the General Assembly of Virginia,
which under section 40 of the con
stitution of Virginia possesses the
legislative power of the State, but
is rather a mandate of a single
branch thereof, namely the House
“It is also true that the resolu
tion directs an investigation and
report to be made after adjourn
ment sine die of the House of Dele
“In view of these facts and after
j an examination of authorities bear
ing upon the question presented, we
are clearly of the opinion, which
opinion appears to be supported by
! the overwhelming weight of au
thority, that insofar as the resolu
tion, aforesaid, attempted to be op
; erative after the adjournment of the
\ General Assembly, it is without
: force and effect and, accordingly, we
are powerless to comply with its
Delegate Samuel Swanson of
; Pittsylvania, offered the resolution
| to the House after the two Rich
I mond newspapers had criticized
; legislative action editorially. Both
the Times-Dispatch and the News
Leader were critical of the House
voting its members an extra $300
per member as an expense allow
i ance as well as various other
An effort was made tc rescind the
| resolution in the Assembly's “con
I structive session” Tuesday, but
: there was no quorum.
Assistant Attorney General Wal
ter Rogers had no official comment
and indicated there would be none
from the attorney general’s* office
until Representative Almond, Demo
crat, of Virginia, takes the oath of
; office as attorney general.
Representative Almond has an
i nounced he would resign from
i Congress about the middle of April
| to become attorney general of Vir
ginia. He was elected at the re
cent session of the General As
Mrs. A.M. Minnick Dies;
Was Nurse Here 20 Years
j Mrs. Mary E. Minnick, 73, a prac
tical nurse here for the past 20
j years, died yesterday at Gallinger|
Her death resulted from an ac-|
cident January 2, in which she had*
broken a hip. She had been ini
Providence Hospital and returned'
home just before her death.
Mrs. Minnick was born in Bar
rington, 111., and came to Washing
ton in 1905. She was active in
practical nursing until recently
specializing in the care of babies.
She lived at 4807 Byers street S.E.
Surviving are her husband, Arthur
Minnick of Tampa, Fla.; a brother,
Walter Crowley of Chicago: two,
daughters, Mrs. Dorothy E. Pflieger
of the Byers street address, and
Mrs. Alice M. Wolfe,*7422 Allison'
i street, Belle Meade, Md„ and two
grandchildren, Miss Patricia Pflieger
of Byers street, and T 5 John H.
Pflieger, now serving with Army
special services at Trieste, Italy.
Requiem mass will be sung for
Mrs. Minnick at 9 a.m., Saturday
in St. Francis Xavier Church, 2800
Pennsylvania avenue S.E. Burial will
be in Washington National Ceme
Red Cross Drive Leaders
Hope for Goal by Tuesday
Leaders of the District area’s ex
tended Red Cross drive today were
relying on continued efforts pf vol
unteers to carry the drive over the
top by next Tuesday, when a “vic
tory” luncheon has been set ■•for
12:30 p.m. at the Chamber of Com
The drive, which passed 94 per
cent last Friday, lacks $58,728 of its
Secretary of the Treasury Snyder,
who heads the important Govern
ment unit, said he is pinning his
hopes for 100 per cent on workers in
the higher Salary brackets. If they
give in the same proportion as the
“rank and file,” he declared, the di
vision “will go well beyond” its
, Government division now is listed;
at 90 per cent. General business also*
has 90 per cent, and the city unit 91
per cent. Only unit already oyer*
its quota is the residential group,
with 131 per cent.
CoJ. Louis J. Claterbos
To Be Buried at Arlington
Burial services for Col. Louis J.
Claterbos, U. S. A., retired, who died
Saturday in Pasadena, Calif., will be
| held at 3 pun. tomorrow at Arlington
A graduate of the Military Acad- *
emy in 1920, Col. Claterbos, who was!
49, served tour of duty in the Office
of the Chief of Engineers here and :
at Fort Belvoir, Va. He was retired *
| in March, 1946.
Survivors are his widow, Mrs.
Janet Hannis Claterbos, and a son,’
i Maj. Henry Claterbos, U. S. M. C.
Francis J. Collins
3821 14th St. II.W.
Telephone RAndolph 7117
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Groups
Asked to Support 'Y' Cottage
An appeal lor support of organi
zations in the Bethesda-Chevy
Chase area has been made by Mrs.
John H. Werner, chairman of the
Operating Committee of the “Y”
Cottage, 8410 Wisconsin avenue,
pie cottage, a Community Chest
agency, was set up through the ef
forts of residents of the community
to take over functions of the USO
which was discontinued December
Officials of the agency claim,
however, that their allotment from
the Community Chest is not enough
to permit them to do everything
they would like to do.
They have asked civic organiza
tions and other groups to sponsor
any of the following projects:
Sunday night suppers for person
nel at the Naval Medical Center,
Bethesda: volunteers for ;ervice at
the cottage, underwrite free coffee
at an annual cost of $300, pay for
newspaper subscriptions at a cost of
$4.83 a month, pay the $5 monthly
cost of publishing Wits and Bits, the
agency's monthly publication; pro
vide a place and an orchestra for
a dance, and furnish prizes for
games and provide refreshments.
In addition to furnishing recrea
tional opportunities for servicemen
and young adults in the area, the
agency^ also permits teen-agers to
use its facilities if they are organ
ized and have a sponsor.
Equipment in the cottage includes
two pianos, two kitchens, two radios
and several hundred books. There
also is a grill in the rear yard for
The cottage is open from 9:30
a.m. to 11 pan. weekdays and from
noon to 10 pm. Sundays. It is
operated by a committee comprised
of representatives from the com
munity, the YMCA and the YWCA.
Miss Polly Bullard, executive di
rector for the Montgomery County
YWCA, is in charge.
Maryland Income Tax Laws
To Be Enforced, Lacy Warns
By th« Aisociatad Pros
BALTIMORE, April 1. — State
Controller James J. Lacy said to
day he planned to “enforce vigor
ously” the State income tax provi
sions and to “prosecute those indi
viduals who wilfully refuse to file” a
In a brief statement discussing
policy of his division regarding the;
income tax, the controller said:
“May this be public notice to those
individuals who intentionally fail to;
carry their share of the cost of State
government that they must and will i
suffer the resulting consequences.”!
Penalty for wiHul failure to file a
return, he recalled, is a $500 fine, six
months imprisonment, or both.
The deadline for returns is April
The State income tax law is ap
plicable to both residents‘and non
residents. The former are defined
as those domiciled in Maryland on
the last day of the taxable year or
those who maintain a home within
the State during six months of the
year. Nonresidents are liable only
on income earned within the State.
Federal employes performing duties
in the State also are subject to
State income taxes.
Destroyed by Greeks,
Ending Salonika Peril
By th« Associated Press
ATHENS, April 1—An American
military expert said today the Greek
Army has destroyed the Krussia
mountain rebel stronghold and lift
ed the threat to Salonika.
Col. Temple G. Holland of Dallas,
Tex., chief of a joint military ad
visory planning group, said at
Salonika that Greek regulars "bot
tled completely” the main rebel
force of 500 this morning. It was
from the Krussia Mountains, north
west of the port city, that the rebels
descended and shelled Salonika
Wedge Driven Into Line.
Press dispatches said Greek
troops rammed a wedge through a
key guerrilla defense point at
Col. Holland said the Krussia bat
tle is over. He praised a Greek
Army battalion which blocked the
rebels west of the Flambouri Moun
"In total darkness last night
they marched 2S miles to take a new
position,” he said. The victory, he
said, was planned completely by
the joint American-Greeic staff.
The guerrillas, pounded by artil
lery, fled, leaving substantial stores,
a 3d Army Corps announcement
Reports were scant from North
west Greece, where the army is
fighting guerrillas near the Alban
Supply Movement Seen.
Observers of the United Nations
Special Commission on the Balkans
reportedly saw supplies being moved
to the guerrillas from across the
At Salonika, a military court
passed sentence on a group of
guerrillas which took part in the
shelling of Salonika February 10.
The court sentenced 14 men and
two women to death, and two men
and a woman to life imprisonment.
Three men and a woman were freed.
Czechs Are Negotiating
To Take Greek Children
PRAGUE, April 1 t/P).—The news
paper Mlada Fronta said today
Czechoslovakia is negotiating with
Markos Vafiades, Greek Communist
leader, for the transfer here of 10,000
The Greek government has ac
cused Greek guerrillas of kidnaping
Greek children and spiriting them
into the Communist-controlled
countries to the north.
Mrs. Carl H. Kadie Dies;
Lived in D.C. Area 22 Years
Mrs. Louise Grigg Kadie, wife of
Carl H. Kadie, Washington railway
supply man. died unexpectedly yes
terday in Albuquerque, N. Mex.
The Kadies lived in the Bethesda
Chevv Chase area for 22 years and
several years ago moved from their
heme at 7400 Bradley boulevard,
Bethesda, to Albuquerque.
Besides her husbartd she is sur
vived by a daughter by a former
marriage, Miss Arvid Hope Samuel
son, Virginia Beach, Va.; two step
sops. Frapk R. Kadie, Charlotte,
N. C., fornterlv of Washington, and
Carl H. Kadie, jr„ Sacramento,
Calif.; a brother, William J. Grigg,
Norfolk, and a sister, Mrs. Hubert
Marine LeagueChaplain Dies
TROY, N. Y„ April 1 (/Pi.—Emery
D. Myers, national chaplain of the
Marine Corps League, died yester
day after a brief illness. He served
in the Marine Corps in Cuba from
1903 to 1907.
Dr. J. F. Carter, 84, Dies;
Jay* Franklin's Father
Funeral services for the Rev. Dr.
J. Franklin Carter, 84, rector emer
itus of St. John's Episcopal Church,
Williamstown, Mass., and father
of J. Franklin Carter, jr., Wash
ington writer and commentator
who uses the name Jay Franklin,
will be held tomorrow at St. John's
Church with burial in his native
Dr. Carter died unexpectedly
Tuesday night at his home in Wil
A graduate of Yale University in;
1888, he received his Bachelor of
Sacred Theology degree from the
Episcopal Theological School in
Cambridge in 1891. He was or
dained to the deaconate the follow
ing year and to the priesthood in
Dr. Carter was assistant rector at
St. George's Church, New York, and
rector of St. Mark’s Church, Fall
River Mass., before he took the
Williamstown post in 1900. He be
came rector emeritus in 1931 but
in 1943 became interim rector when
the Rev. A. Grant Noble left to
become a chaplain in the Navy.
He served until Dr. Noble’s re
turn in 1946.
Besides Jay Franklin, who lives
at 2330 Massachusetts avenue N.W.,
he is survived by four other sons,
Henry and Lawrence J. Carter, both
of Arlington, Va.; Percival of Wil
liamstown, and Lewis Carter, sBos
ton, and a daughter, Mrs. Sallie C.
Townsend, Caton^ville, Md.
Vandenberg Paid Tribute
For 20 Years in Senate
By the Associated Pres*
Senator Vandenberg, Republican,
of Michigan was praised yesterday
as "a great statesman” as he com
pleted 20 years as a member of the
Senator Wherry, Republican, of
Nebraska, the acting majority leader, j
recalled that on March 31, 1928, ‘‘a
young man from Michigan came to
take his place in the Senate.”
Senator Wherry said that since:
then Senator Vandenberg has ‘‘dis- ■
tinguished himself” and become “a
leader in world affairS.”
“He has blazed a great trail in1
those 20 years,” Senator Wherry j
said, adding that the Michigan Sen
ator’s name ‘‘will be written in a
blaze of glory as a great statesman.” j
Senator Donnell, Republican, of
Missouri told his colleagues Senator
Wherry had expressed “not only
what is in the minds but the hearts ”
of Senate members.
Brig. Gen. C. B. Rucker,
Former WAA Official, Dies
By the Associated Press
DALLAS, April 1.—Brig. Gen.
Casper B. Rucker, 61, U. S. A., re
tired, former administrator of the
War Assets Administration's south-;
west zone, died after a heart at
tack yesterday at his residence
He resigned his War Assets post
last January because of poor health.
Gen. Rucker, a native of Bruns
wick, Mo., rose through the ranks
from private during a 37-year
career. He was chief of staff of
the 8th Service Command during
World War IT.
Surviving are his widow and two
daughters, Mrs. Albert D. Schutz of
Edgewood Arsenal, Md., and Miss
| Elizabeth Rucker of Washington.
4601 5th St. N.W.
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family can afford.
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Strike at Election
ly th« Asiociatad fr«*»
ROME, April 1.—Italy may be
gripped by a general strike at the
time of her April 18 election test
between Communists and anti
communists. The walkout is threat
ened by the Communist-led Italian
General Confederation of Labor,
abou^ 6,000,000 strong.
Confederation President Giuseppe
di Vittorio, a Communist, said in
Palermo, Sicily, last night the Exe
cutive Committee will call the strike
April 8 unless police have found a
missing Sicilian labor leader by that
If there is a strike, it will last un
til the case is solved. Workers will
quit for an hour the first day. two
hours the second, three the third
and so on. That would mean a
10-hour layoff the day before the
Sunday election. The first day
public service employes, unlike
others, would go out only a quarter
of an hour.
The missing man is Placido Riz
zotto. He vanished from his Cham
ber of Labor office at Corleone,
Sicily, some three weeks ago. Left
ists say right wingers have slain or
Autopsy Set Today
In Kamons Death
An autopsy was to be performed
today on Albert Kamons. 48. of 5514
Lambeth road, Bethesda, who died
yesterday in Georgetown Hospital j
from the effects of what police be
lieve to have been an overdose of
Dr. Alvin Kay, his private physi
cian*, said Mr. Kamons was stricken
Sunday night and taken to George
town Hospital unconscious after
failing to respond to treatment.
A friend of the family said Mr.
Kamons took sleeping tablets unin
tentionally. After an examination
yesterday at the Morgue, Dr. Kay
said death was due to congestive
heart failure. Coroner A. Magruder
MacDonald said a further analysis
will be made today.
Mr. Kamons was a real estate
broker, with offices in the Bond
Building. He had lived in Wash
ington since he was an infant.
Survivors are his widow, Mrs.
Helen Kamons; two daughters,
Misses Mary Virginia and Frances
Leroy Kamons, both of Bethesda;
three sisters, Mrs. Louis Bushlow,
Mrs. Ida Legum and Mrs. Max L.
Kay, all of Washington, and a
brother, Ben M. Kamons, Florida.
Funeral services will be held at
11 a.m. tomorrow at Gawler's chapel,
1756 Pennsylvania avenue N.W.,
with burial in Ohev Sholom Con
Two Cars Hit Fireboxes,
Turning in False Alarms
Two motorists smashed into fire
alarm boxes yesterday, causing
about 18 pieces of apparatus to
make false runs.
The first incident occurred at
Georgia avenue and Park road N.W.
Witnesses to the smashing of the
firebox gave police the license num
ber of the automobile and shortly
afterward George L. Davis, 35, of
1216 Oates street N.E. was arrested
and charged with driving while
drunk and with leaving after col
He asked for a jury trial when he
appeared before Municipal Court
Judge George D. Neilson today and
it was set for April 29.
The other firebox was demolished
at Twelfth and D streets S.E. by an
automobile which first crashed into
a parked car and then into the fire
box. The car was found abandoned
later in a nearby alley.
) Police said an investigation was
'continuing today to determine if
1 the car had been used without the
authorization of the owner.
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about 10 years ago—given this name to
suggest the Colonial charm it was desired
to develop in the community. The houses,
while expressing individuality, have been
built to harmonize with the general idea.
When the areas occupied by many of
today’s fine suburban communities were
unbroken stretches of farm and woodland,
Washington Permanent was already aid
ing in the development of Greater Wash
ington by offering convenient Home Loan
Plans. We invite you to make use of our
experience and facilities. Loans for buy
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are available, arranged to suit your in
come and expenses.
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Assets over $19,000,000
On Negro in Business
Convenes in D. C.
Leading Negro businessmen and
educators convened here today for
Negro in business, sponsored by the
All sessions of the conference are
being held in the department audi
torium. The conference is designed
to appraise delegates of facilities
available in the department’s Office
of Small Business and other bureaus.
An initial session on business ed
ucation was stated this afternoon,
with Dr. John W. Davis, president
of the West Virginia State Col
lege Institute, presiding.
Brace to Address Session.
The principal address at a session
beginning at 8:15 o’clock tonight will
be given by Acting Secretary of
Commerce David K. E. Bruce.
A. O. Gaston, president of the Na
tion Negro Business League, also
will speak. Ethiopian Minister Ras
H. S. Imru, Liberian Minister
Charles D. B. King and Mauclair
Zephirin, first secretary of the
Haitian Embassy, were scheduled to
extend official greetings to delegates.
Foreign trade is the topic of to
morrow’s meeting starting at 10 a.m.
Earl B. Dickerson, vice president
and general counsel of the Supreme
Liberty Life Insurance Co. of Chi
cago, will preside. Speakers will
include Edmund F. Becker, chief of
the department's commercial intelli
gence branch, Office of Interna
Conference Is Third Held.
A second session tomorrow at 2:30
p.m. will go into management aid
to small business. The speakers are
Nelson A. Miller, chief of the mar
keting division, Office of Domestic
Commerce, and Dr.. Wilford L.
White, chief of the management di
vision, Office of Small Business.
The conference, which is third to
be sponsored by Commerce since
1941, concludes with a session Sat
urday at 10 a.m.
The main lobby of the depart
ment is being used for display of
more than 200 photographs of busi
nesses owned by Negroes.
Senate Committee Backs
O'Connell for CAB Post
By Associated Press
The Senate Commerce Committee
yesterday unanimously approved
President Truman's nomination of
Joseph J. O’Connell, jr/, to be a
member of the Civil Aeronautics
The nomination now goes to the
Senate for action.
Mr. Truman has announced that
if Mr. O’Connell's nomination is
confirmed he will designate him as
chairman of the board. He would
succeed James M. Landis, former
dean of the Harvard Law School.
For Walda Winchell
By »h« Associated Press
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 1.—
Probate Judge George M. Polland
today had under advisement a peti
tion of William F. Lawless, 30, Cam
bridge, for annulment of his mar
riage to Walda E. Winchell, daugh
ter of the columnist, Walter Win
The Cambridge man said she had
never lived with him as a wife and
he believed the young actress eloped
with him for publicity in June, 1945.
Mr. Lawless served as an Army
sergeant in World War II.
Workers Go on Strike
By the Associated Press
TOKYO, April 1.—Forty thousand
Japanese communications workers
were out on strike today despite
Gen. MacArthur's ban on such "re
After the Allied commander had
instructed the Japanese government
to halt any nationwide strikes, com
munications workers proceeded with
regional walkouts, first in one area,
| then in another. Yesterday another
Allied headquarters statement 6aid
this, too, must stop.
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