ALBANESI VINCENT JOSEPH. On
Thursday. July 14. 1949. VINCENT JO
SEPH ALBANESI of 209 C st n.e., beloved
son of Joseph and the late Rose Albanesf
brother of Joseph, Dominic and Tony Al
banesi: Gcrelmina Cinottt . and Angelina
Del Erba Friends are invited to call at
the Lee Funeral Home. 4th st_ and Mass,
ave. n.e. Requiem mass at St. Josepns
Catholic Church. 2nd and C sts_ n.e, on
Monday. July 18. at 1 p.m. Interment
Cedar Hill Cemetery. 18
ALLEN. ANNIE E. On Sunday. July 17.
194<i ANNIE E. ALLEN of 940 R si n.w ,
'oving mother of Mrs Louise Shorter and
iSU Anna Chase. She also is survived
bv two granddaughters. Mrs. Elvena Bagg
Snd Mrs* Loliethi Ellerbe. other relatives
and friends. Remains resting at Barnes
& Matthews' Funeral Home. bl4 4tn st.
s.w. Notice of funeral later.
lKr.FRWAV IOHN H. Suddenly, on
Friday. July in, 1949, at his re6i(^nce.
i •>•> | Monroe st. n.e.. JOHN H. ANuLK
MAN. husband of Annie M. Moore Anger
man. lather of Mrs. Elizabeth Worley and
Mrs Leah Dickhaut. brothei of Mrs. uot
othy Peterson. Ernest and Leon
of Florida Services at the S. H. tunes
Co. Funeral Home. 2901 1 st n.w..
Tuesday. July 19. at 1 pm Interment
Prospect Hill Cemetery.
ARNOLD FRANCIS KENNETH- On Sat
Airda® July11F 1949. FRANCIS KENNETH
ARNOLD of 1444 Harvard st. n.w.. hus
band of Cora Pulley Arnold and son of
Charles C. and Jessie phij''Pt ArnoA
Remains at Chambers Funeral Home. 1400
Chapin st. n.w. Services at Arlington
National Cemetery Wednesday, July -0.
ARTHUR. EDWARD A. On Friday.
Julv 15. 1949. EDWARD A. ARTHUR of
1927 17th st. n.w.. husband of Mrs Del
meta Arthur, brother of Mrs. Hilda Mal
lory and son of Mrs. Harriet Arthur.
Other relatives and friends also suP9ve.
Friends may call at the Malvan & Schey
Funeral Home. New Jersey ave. and R
st n.w.. after is p.m. Monday, where serv
ices will be held Tuesday. July 1 P-nu
Interment Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
BECRAFT. CHARLES E. On Sunday,
Ju'v '7 1949. at his home. Washington
Grove. Md„ CHARLES E. BECRAFT be
loved husband of Katy B. Becraft. Notice
of funeral arrangements later.
BRITTON. GLYNN ARTN1E. On Wed- i
nesdav, Julv 13. 1949. at Prince Georges
Hospital GLYNN ARTNIE BRITTON, be
. loved husband of Mrs. Esther C. Br.tion,
father of Mary Martha Britton. Friends
are invited to call at the Lee Funetal
Home. 4th st. and Mass, ave n.e.. where
services will be held on Monday. July IS.
at 1:30 P.m. Interment Arlington Na
tional Cemetery. v 18
BROWN. SUSIE. On Sunday July 17.
1949, SUSIE BROWN of 411 M st mw..
loving mother of Mrs. MablP Mosoy.,
mother-in-law of John H. Mosby. She
also is survived by other relatives and
friends. Remains resting at Barnes «v
► Matthews' Funeral Home- 614 4th st. s.w.
Notice of funeral later.
BUNDY. CORPL. GERALD C. On Sat
urday, July 1 rt. 1949, at Fitzsimmons Gen
eral Hospital. Denver. Colo., COKPL.
GERALD C. 3JNDY. husband ol Mar
garet L. Bundy. lather of Gerald C. and
Bessie Bundy and grandson of Mrs. Louise
Strothers. Also surviving are a sister.
Mrs. Alice Mitchell, and other relatives
and many friends. Notice of funeral
later. Arrangement s by McGuire. 19
DARNALL. FRANK JOSEPH. On Fri
day. July 15. 1949. at his residence. on<>4
43rd ave.. Hyattsville. Md.. FRANK JO
SEPH DARNALL. beloved husband of Mary
C Darnall and father of Catherine E.
Etter. Helen C. Creech, Laura Agnes
Darnall. I Theresa Owens, Francis Jo
seph, jr.t Martin C.. George W.. John W.
and Walter T. DarnaU. Remains rest
at Gaseh's Funeral Home. Hyattsville. Md-.
where services will oe held on Tuesday.
July 19. at 9:30 a.m.: thence to St.
Jerome's Catholic Church. Hyattsville, Md..
where mass will be offered at to a.m.
Relatives and friends invited. Interment
Mount Olivet Cemetery.
DONOVAN. DANIEL A. Of .Tins Voita
pi. n w.. brother of Mrs. Georye C. Oertel.
Mrs. Artie A. Bell. Mrs. Helen Essex.
Paul V.. Albert S. and James W. Donovan
Prayers at Chambers' Funeral Home. 307'1
M st. n.w.. Tuesday. July 19. at 9 a.m.
Mass at Holv Trinitv Church. 3fith and
O sts. n.w , at 9:30 a.m. Interment
Mount Olivet Cemetery. IS
DONOVAN. D. A. Members of the Ko.y ,
- T’rinitv Holy Name Society. I
.Georgetown. D. C. will meet at,
\the Chambers Funeral Home,
hist and M sts. n w., on Mon
yday. July 18, at 7:45 p.m. to re
'cite pravers for the repose of
the soul of their late brother
member D. A. DONOVAN. 7
WILLIAM R CROSS. President.
CARL F TURVEY, Secretary. 18
DORN. ‘Id LT. ROBERT C . V. 8 A. F. I
Killed in action on December 23. |
IW9 HI44. 2d LT. ROBERT C. DORN.:
U S A F . beloved son of Albert
IMIG. and Flor-nre J. Dorn, brother
w of Mrs. G J. Pod?s*a and James
W. Dorn. Graveside services at Arlington
Cemetery Wednesday, July 20. 3 940. at
10:30 a.m. Friends wishing to attend,
be at Administration Building at 10 n.m.
FERGUSON. ELIZABETH. On Saturday.
July 16. 1049. ELIZABETH FERGUSON
(nee RitzL beloved wife of the late Andrew
J Ferguson. Funeral from the TOnoths
Hanlon Funeral Home. 614 H Sr: n.e..
Tuesday. July 19. at 7:30 a.m. Requiem
mass at St. Aloysius Church at 8 a.m.
Interment Baltimore Cemetery. Baltimore.
Md. (Baltimore papers please copy.) 18
FLETCHER. HARRIETT On Saturday.
July 16, 1949. at her residence. 14r>4
Corcoran st: n.w.. HARRIETT FLETCHER,
w-'fe of the late Joseph S. Fletcher and
the mother ot Norman R. Newman. A,so
surviving are three stepsons. Edward.
Clarence and Wilson Fletcher, and an
adopted daughter. Mrs. Mabel Brown Bill
a niece. Mr" Mary V Roberts: a grand
niece. Mrs. Helen Harris, and many other
relatives and friends. After 5 p m. Mon
day. July 18. Mrs. Fretcher will lie in
state at Shiloh Baptist Church. 9th and
P sts. n.w . where services will be held
on Tuesday. July 19. at 1 p.tn. Interment
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements
by McGuire. 19
rORD. JOHN On Saturday. Julv 16,
3949. at Garfield Hospital. JOHN FORD,
beloved uncle of Mrs. W. Harold DeLa :
Vergr.e. 2120 Eve st. n.w. Funeral serv- <
fees from the Saffeli Funeral Home. 475 ]
H st. n.w.. on Tuesday, July 19th at j
8j30 am ’"quiem mass at St. Stephens:
Catholic C -ch. at 10:00 a.m. Relatives |
and fri»r invited. Interment Mt.
. Olivet Ce-T' cry. 18
GANNON, PATRICIA OLIVE. On Sat- j
urdav. July 16. 1949. at Doctors Hospital,,
PATRICIA OLIVE GANNON, daughter of j
the late Thomas and Elizabeth C. Gannon, j
sister of Mrs. Bertha Kelley of Phtla-1
delphia. Pa.. Mrs. Harmon Davis of
Kevser. W. Va.: Mrs. John McGuigan of j
Westernport. Md.; Mr. Harmon Gannon
of Barton. Md.. and Mr. Thomas Gannon I
of Pittsburgh. Pa. Friends may call at j
Gawler's Chapel. 1756 Pa. ave. n.w..
where prayers will be §aid on Tuesday.;
July 19. at 8:30 a.m. Mass will be offered j
at St. Matthew’s Cathedral on Tuesday, j
July 19. at 9 a.m. Interment Cedar Hill!
GARRETT, MATTIE WILLIAMSON. On1
Sunday. July 17. 1949. at Garfield Hos-1
pital. MAT-TIE WILLIAMSON GAftRETT,
of 3435 Brown st. n.w. She is survived ]
bv five sisters and one brother. Services ;
at the S. H. Hines Funeral Home. 2901
19th st. n.w., on Tuesday. July 19, at!
3: p.m. Interment private.
GROSS, LOUIS E. On Saturday. July
36. 1949. at his residence 1722 17th st.
n.w.. LOUIS E. GROSS, the beloved ;
brother of Blanche E. and Cordelia Gross, j
Mrs. Florence L. Boteler. and Jacob J.
Gross. Friends may call at Lee Funeral
Home, 4t,h st. and Massachusetts ave.
n.e. until 8:30 a.m.. Tuesday. July 19. i
Requiem mass will be offered at
St. Paul’s Catholic Church 15th and V sts.
n.w., at 9:00 a.m. Interment Mount
Olivet Cemetery .18
HAWKINS, SARAH. On Saturday. July
16. 1949. at her residence, 1518 3rd st.
n.w SARAH HAWKINS, beloved wife of
John Richard Hawkins, devoted mother of
Mrs Eva H. Laws, Mrs. Ruth Branson,
Alfred. John, Jr., and Perry Hawkins;
sister of Charles Jackson, Mrs. Eva Perry,
Cornelius Jackson, Richard Jackson, Al
fred Jackson. Mrs. Florence Smith. James
Jackson and Martha Jackson. She also
leaves two uncles, Robert and Nathan
Palmer; a great-great aunt, Mrs. Zelda
Ransome of Pomonkey. Md.: other rela
tives and friends. After 3 p.m. Monday,
Julv 18, friends may call at the W.
Ernest Jarvis Funeral Church. 1432 You
st. n.w. Funeral services Tuesday. July
19. at 1 p.m.. at the above funeral church.
Relatives and friends invited. Interment
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
HENSON. WILLIAM. Suddenly. on
Friday. July 15. 1949, at his residence,
3 25 New York ave. n.w., WILLIAM HEN
SON. He leaves to mourn their loss a
mother, Mrs. Fannie Henson; three broth
ers, Clarence, Raymond and Joseph Hen
son. and a host of other relatives and
friends After 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 19.
relatives and friends are invited to call
at Dabney-Garner Funeral Home, 442 M
*L n.w., where funeral services will be
held Wednesday. July 29. at 9:30 a.m.
Interment Arlington National Cemetery
at 11:30 a.m. 19
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3605 14th ST. N.W.
NEW ENLARGED PARLORS
Formerly at 1113 7th St. N.W.
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HOFFMASTER, MARGARET C. On
Saturday, July 16, 1949, at 618 ‘75th st.
south, Arlington. Va MARGARET C.
HOFFMASTER. formerly of Sharpsburg.
Md.. wife of the late Benjamin Franklin
Hoffmaster. beloved mother of Mrs. Mary
B. Crim. Services at the S. H. Hines Co
Funeral Home. *7901 14th st. n.w.. on
Tuesday. July 19, at 11 a.m. Interment
Sharpsburg, Md. Piease omit flowers.
HODGES. JAMES T. On Thursday.
July 14. 1949. at Gallmger Hospital.
JAMES T. HODGES, beloved father of
Margaret Hodges. Also surviving are a
niece. Mrs. Marion E. Edwards, a nephew.
James T. Bemby and other relatives ana
irienas. After 4 p.m. Monday, friends
are invited to rail at the Maguire Funeral
Hrne 18*70 9th >t. n.w.. where services
will be held at 1*7 noon Tuesday. Inter
ment Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. 18
HOLMES. OLIVER WENDELL. Sudden
ly. on Sa’urlay, July 7 6, j949. a: Savage.
Md.. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, be
loved husband oi Myral Holmes and
lather of Mrs. Snirley Tripp and Larry
(Holmes. Friends may call at his lesi
1 dence in Savage, Md. Services at Woori
ibine Baptist Church. Woodbine. Va., on
(Tuesday. July 19. a’ *J p.m. Relatives anJ
I Iriends invited. Interment in church
I cemetery. Arrangements by J. Arthur
| Walters Funeral Home. 18
1 IEES, ROBERT S.. SR. On Sunday.
July 17. 1H41I. ROBERT S. 1LES. Sr.,
i beloved husband of Bernice P. lies, lather
oi Robert S. lies, jr.: von of Mrs. Myrtle
| lies, sister of Mrs. Froa Walker. Denver,
Colo . Mr>. Lester A. Pratt. Washington.
■ D. C. Funeral from the W. W. Deal
i Funeral Home, 481*7 Georgia ave. n.w., on
; Thursday. July *71. at I p.m. Relatives
and friends invited. Interment Arlington
National Cemetery. :71
JACKSON. CHARLIE. Departed this
life Thursday. July J4. 1949. at his
residence. *:u Rhode Island ave. n.w.,
Mr. CHARLIE JACKSON He is sur
vived by a devoted* wife. Mrs. Mary
Jackson, a father. Mr. Charlie Jackson,
sr.; seven brothers, one sister and a
host of other relatives and friends. Re
rflains may be viewed Sunday. July 17.
after 1*7 noon, at the Hall Bros. Funeral
Home. 6*7 L Fla. ave. n.w. Funeral serv
ices Tuesday. July 19. at 1 p.m.. at the
McKinley Memorial Baptist Church. 4th
and L sts. n.w. Rev Lampkin officiat
ing Interment Lincoln Memorial Ceme
JOHNSON. ERNEST. On Saturday,
July Hi. 194.9. at the Naval Hospital.
ERNEST JOHNSON, chief Pharmacist
mate. U. S. N . retired, beloved husband
of Mrs. Jessia M. Johnson and father
of Wayne Eugene Johnson. Friends may
call at the Wastler Funeral Home. 901 ;
East Capitol st., until Hi a m. Wednesday
Funeral services will be held at Fort
Myer Chapel on Wednesday. July *70. at
iu:90 a m. Relatives and friends invited.
Interment Arlington National Cemetery. 19
JOHNSON. RITH EDNA. On Sunday.
July 17. 1949, at her residence. 5 Logan
Circle n.w. RUTH EDNA JOHNSON,
daughter of Charles and Willie Peterson
and wife of Ernest Lester Johnson. She
also is survived by three daughters. Ruth
A. Johnson* Ernestine Montague and
Chriseva M Johnson, and other relatives
and many friends. Remains resting w'lth
L. E. Murray <fc Son. 1997 10th st. n.w^..
where friends may call sfter 4 p.m. Tues
day. Funeral from Metropolitan Baptist
Church Wednesday. July *70, at 1 p.m .
rhe Rev. E. C. Smith officiating. Inter
ment Arlington Cemetery. 19*
JOHNSON. RUTH E. Officers and
members of James Reese Eu
ipn rope Unit No. 5, American
A % Legion Auxiliary, are hereby
■ notified of the death of its
em, deceased member, RUTH E.
JOHNSON. Legion services will
be held on Tuesday. Julv 19.
TW19. at 7:90 p.m., at L. E. Murray &
Son Funeral Home. 19.97 10th st. n.w
All members are requested to attend.
PEARL D. CHAPMAN. President.
MARIAN A. BELL. Secretary*.
JONATHAN, WILLIAM E. On Satur
day. Julv 16. 1949. at his residence. 354
F st. s.w.. WILLIAM E. JONATHAN, de
voted husband of Mrs. Mattie Jonathan.
He also is survived by a sister-in-law.
Mrs. Hattie Craig, and other relatives
and friends. The late Mr. Jonathan is
resting at the Morris A. Carter & Co
Funeral Home. *7nd and F sts. s.w. Notice
of services later.
KIDD, WILLIAM F. On Monday. July:
IS. 1949. at his residence. 5989 Rollins
ave.. Seat Pleasant. Md . WILLIAM F
KJDD. beloved husband of Georgie Kidd
(nee Windsor) and father of Herbert H. ,
Kidd, Mrs. Helen Norton. Mrs. Mary
Grayicn. Mrs. Mildred Neff. Mrs. Nellie:
Burke, Mrs. Effie Ratledge. Mrs. Bertha
Blush. Mrs. Irma Gromen. Mrs. Ruth
Stodieck and Mrs. Betty Lusby. Aeso
surviving are thirty-one grandchildren and:
fifteen great-grandchildren. Friends may
rail at the above residence where services
will be held on Wednesday. July *20, at *2
p.m. Relatives and friends invited. In
terment Washington National Cemetery. 19
LARSEN, PETRA MONSINE. On Satur- i
dav. July 16. 1949. PETRA MONSINE
LARSEN of 739 Kentucky ave. s.e . wife
of the late Lauritz M. Larsen, mother ol
Miss Inga Larsen. Mrs. Charles G. Barton.
Mrs. J P Davis She also is survived
by four grandchildren. Services at Cham
bers* Funeral Home, 517 11th st. s.e., on*
Tuesday. July 19. at *2:30^.m. Interment
Cedar Hill. . r:J ^
MAXELL, JAMEB ^tBFRT. Orv. Bun
day-July 17. IM'9, JAMES ALBERT
MAXELL of 118 M st. s.e. He leaves one
niece. Ella Hawkins; two nephews. Joseph
Makel’ of Gum Springs. Va . and William
Braxton: seven great-nieces, six great -
nephews, many other lelatives and friends
On Wednesday. July ‘20. friends may call
at Eugene Ford's Funeral Chapel. 1*213 4th
st. s.w., where funeral services will be
held Thursday. July *21. at 1 p.m . the
Rev. L. T. Hughe* officiating. Interment
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. *20
McAULIFFE. MAURICE A. On Satur
day. July 10, 1949. at his residence. 7:2<i
Rock Creek Church rd. n.w.. MAURICE
A McAULIFFE. beloved husband of Mabel
K. McAuliffe. father of Margaret M. and
Helen C McAuliffe. and Mrs. John Wash
ington. Funeral from the above residence,
on Tuesday, July 19. at 8:30 a m. Requiem
imass at St. Gabriel's Church, at 9 a.m.
• Relatives and friends invited. Inlcvment
Mt. Olivet Cemetery. 18
McCORMICK. HAZEL^ BECKER. On !
Saturday. July 16. 1949. HAZEL BECKER
McCORMICK of 14*21 Mass. ave. n.w..
wife of the late Marshall McCormick,
mother of Mrs. Katherine M. Cyr. sister
of Mrs. Mattie Jenkins of Radford. Va.
Services at the S. H. Hines Funeral Home.
*2901 14th st n.w . on Tuesday. July 19.
at 10 a m. Interment Berryville. Va.
MONCURE, KATHERINE M. On Sun
day. July 17. 1949, at Emergency Hos
pital. Mrs. KATHERINE M. MONCURE,
beloved sister of Miss Cora E. MacKenzie
of Auburndale. Mass.; Mrs. F. G. Dyer.
Framingham. Mass., and Mr. John H.
MacKenzie. Boston. Mass. Friends may
call at Hvsong’s Funeral Home. 1300 N
st. n.w . from Monday afternoon. July 18.
Funeral services will be held at Church
of Epiphany. 1317 G st. n.w.. on Tues
day. July 19, at 10 a.m. Interment will
be held at Aquia Church Cemetery, Staf
ford County. Va
NELSON. MARY. On Saturday. July
3 6. 1949. MARY NELSON, loving mother
of John Williams and devoted wife of
George Nelson of 3 1 15 50th st. n.e. She
also is survived by a daughter-in-law,
Elizabeth Williams, and many other rel
atives and friends. After 4 p.m. Tues
day. July 3 9. friends may call at Henry
S. Washington <fc Sons Funeral Home,
49*25 Deane ave. n.e. Funeral Wednes- |
dav, July *20. at 1:30 p.m., from Antioch i
Baptist Church. 50th and Lee sts. n.e., ;
the Rev. lames Wheeler, pastor. Rela- !
lives and friends invited. Interment
PARKER. FRANCES T. On FYiday, July:
15, 1949, at her residence. King George,
Va . Mrs. FRANCES T. PARKER, graduate,
nurse of Williamsport (Pa.) Hospital, de
voted mother of Mrs. Vera Parker Terry.
Also surviving are other relatives and
many friends. After 6 p.m. Saturday,
July 16. friends may call at her late resi
dence. Funeral Tuesday. July 19. at !2
p.m . from the Shiloh Baptist Church.
Williamsport, Pa. Arrangements by Dovie
G. Brooks <& Otis F. Allen. 18
PIERRE. OCTAVIUS. On Monday. July
3 8. 1949. at Freedmen’s Hospital.
OCTAVIUS PIERRE. Notice of funeral
later. Arrangements by Frazier's Funeral
PRICE, ISAAC. On Sunday. July 17.
1949, ISAAC PRICE, beloved husband of
Jennie Randall Price, beloved father of
1 Sigmund L. Price. He also Is survived by
' three grandchildren, all of Washington;
one brother. Joseph Price of England.
' Services at the Goldberg Funeral Home.
| 4*217 8th st. n.w.. Monday. July 3 8, at
j 1 1 a.m. Interment Chez Sholom Cemetery.
I In mourning at 614 Quintana pi. n.w.
SKLINGER. FLORENCE N. (nr. Ho*,
land) On Saturday, July 16. 1949. at
I 1701 lb'.h st. n.w., FLORENCE N. SEL
IINGER, (nee Holland), beloved wife of
Harry Selinger. Services at the S. H.
! Hines Co. Funeral Home. *2991 14th st.
• n.w.. on Tuesday. July 19. at '3:00 p.m.
Interment Rock Creek Cemetery. 18
SHEPHERD. CHARLES MERKITT, Sr. j
On Saturday. July Hi, 1949. at Doctors.
Hosoital, Washington, D. C.. CHARLES j
MERRITT SHEPHERD. Sr., of 1610 North
Abingdon st... /.rlineton, Va., beloved hus
band of 'rene F. Shepherd <nee Dillioni
and father ;I Charles M. Shepherd. jr„ i
and Mrs. Grace Mallonzo and Mrs. Elsie
Muir. Remains resting at the Ives Fu
neral Home. 2847 Wilson bivd . Arling
ton. Va . where funeral services will be'
held Monday. July 18. at :t pm. Inter
ment Columbia Garden Cemetery 18
STEVENSON. LEROY. On Friday, July
15. 1949, LEROY STEVENSON, 117 Eye st.
n e.. son of William and Elmeda Stevenson,
brother of Mrs. Lillian Lee and James.
Leon, Louis and William Stevenson. Other
relatives and many friends also survive.
After 4 p.m. on Monday. July 18, friends
may call at Carver Memorial Funeral
Home. 29 H st. n.w.. where services will
be held on Tuesday at 1 p.m.. the Rev.
R C. Scott, minister In charge. Inter
ment Payne's Cemetery. •
TAYLOR. MARY. On Sunday. July 17.
1949. at her daughter's residence. 911
3rd st. s.w . MARY TAYLOR passed to her
eternal rest. She leaves to mourn their
loss two daughters, Catherine Clarke and
Nancv Contee; two grandchildren, four
great-grandchildren, two sons-in-law.
George B. Clarke and Irving Contee. other
relatives and friends. Remains may be
seen at her late residence after 6 p.m.
Tuesday. Funeral Wednesday. July 20.
12 o'clock, at Clark's Funeral Parlor.
1416 Florida ave. n.e. Interment King
George County, Va. 19*
THOMAS. GEORGE 8. On Friday. July
15. 1949. after a lingering illness.
GEORGE S THOMAS, the husband of
Mrs. Gertrude Thomas of 1518 T st. n.w.
He also is survived by a host of friends.
Remains resting with L. E. Murray At Son.
1 :s;l7 inth st. n.w.. where funeral services
will be held Tuesday. July 19. at 1 nm..
the Rev. E C. Smith officiating. Inter
ment Lincoln Cemetery. •
Mrs. Moncure Dies;
Mrs. Katherine MacKenzie Mon
jcure, 63, founder and head of
I the physiotherapy department at
Emergency Hospital, died yester
! day at the hos
pital after a
who was a
for more than
35 years, super
vised the treat
ment of for
retary of State
who spent six
weeks in a hos
pital last win
ter as a result
of severe frostbite. She treated
him at Casualty Hospital and at
Born in Canada in 1886, Mrs.
Moncure received her nurse train
ing at the Worcester State Hos-j
pital in Massachusetts. Practicing!
there for several years, she came;
here in 1914 to work for Dr. A. R.!
Shands. whose offices were at 901
Sixteenth street N.W. She worked
for the physician for 10 years
before her marriage to Richard
T. Moncure, retired tobacco com
pany representative. They moved
to Stafford County, Va., where
Mrs. Moncure was a county nurse, j
On her husband's death in 1938,
she returned here and joined the j
staff at Emergency Hospital. She
founded the physiotherapy de
partment that year and had
served as its head since.
Mrs. Moncure, who kept her
home in Stafford County but lived
at the Nurses' Home at Emerg
ency Hospital, was a member of
the Virginia, District and Massa-;
chusetts Nursing Associations.
Other affiliations included the
Soroptimist Club and the District1
Chapter of the Business and Pro
! fessional Women's Club.
Surviving are two sisters, Mrs.
F. E. Dyer and Miss Cora Mac- !
Kenzie, and a brother, John H.
MacKenzie, all of Boston.
Funeral services will be held at
10 a.m. tomorrow at the Epiphany
Church, 1317 G street N.W. Burial i
will be at Old Aquia Church
Cemetery in Stafford County.
Henry H. Spitz, 67, Dies
NEW YORK, July 18 (/PI. —!
Henry H. Spitz, 67, former deputy
attorney general of New York
State who prosecuted several
stock fraud cases, died Saturday.1
Mr. Spitz also was Republican
candidate for Congress from the
23d Bronx district in 1928. He
was a friend and classmate of
Supreme Court Justice Frank
furter when they were students
at the College of the City of New
TURNER. GEORG£. On Saturday. July
16, 1949. at me ievidence of his nephew,
J. William Wa'son' t>f 3403 Kenilworth
ave.fc Blad mfoii: g. Md.. GEORGE TURNER.
Services at pasen’s Ffcneral Home. Hyalu
vill^' Md.. on Tuesday. July 19. at Tf?
p m; Relatives ana friends invited. In
terment Glenwo.)d Cemetery. 18
VON ALEXICH. GEORGE. On Friday.
July 15. J949. at ihe Westchester Apts..
GEORGE VON ALEXICH. beloved hus
band of Ida Mine von Alexich (nee Frie
beis;) and father of Mary Charlotte von
Alexich. Funeral from the Timothy Han
lon Funeral Home, 3831 Georgia ave. n.w..
on Tuesday. July 19, at 8:30 a m. High
requiem mass at the Annunciation Church
at 9 a m Interment Mount Olivet Ceme
tery. Relatives and friends invited. 18
WILDING. MYRTLE CHARLOTTE. July
16. 1949. Of 4(mj| Ingraham st., Hyatts-:
ville. Md., wife of John F. Wilding, mother1
of John F. Wilding, Jr : Marguerite C
Trail. Services a; Chambers Funeral1
Home, 5*01 Cleveland ave.. Riverdalp.
Md.. on T-.esday, July 19, at JO a m.
Interment Congressional. lb
ARRATE. GIUSEPPI. A tribute of love
to the sacred memory of our beloved fa
ther. GIUSEPPI ABBATE. who entered
into eternal rest fourteen years ago today,
July 18. 1935.
Like ivv on the withered oak.
When all other things decay.
Our love for him will still keep green
And never fade away.
HIS DEVOTED CHILDREN. •
CLARK. NANNIE F. A tribute of love
sacred to the memory of our dear mother,
grandmother and mother-in-law. NANNIE
F. CLARK. whoxleit us five years ago
today., July 18, 1944.
A wonderfLi mother and aide.
One who was better God never made:
A wonderful worker, so loyal and true.
One in a million, that mother was vou.
TER CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN. •
GILBERT. MARY J. KF.ITHLEY. In
loving remembrance of mother. MARY J
KEITHLEY GILBERT, who passed away
foriy-one years ago today. July 18. 1908.
Gone is the face we loved so dear.
Silent is the voice we loved to hear;
Tco far away for sicht or speech.
But not too far for thought to reach.
Sweet io remember her who once was here
HER DAUGHTER MARY *
HIIL. AMELIA F. Dear is the memory
of our devoted sister and aunt. AMELIA1
F. HILL, who left us eleven years ago to
day. July 2 8.%1938.
When we are alone we like to stray
Along the road to yesterday,
To live again Tn memory
The happy days that used to be.
We hear you laugh, we see you smile, ,
We talk with you a little w'hile:
We love to linger on the way
That leads us back to yesterday.
YOUR LONELY SISTER, MARY PRICE.
AND NIECE. MAGGIE BRYAN. *
HILL, MRS. AMELIA. In loving mem
ory of my mother-in-law. Mrs. AMELIA
HILL, who entered into eternal rest eleven
years ago today. July 18. 1938.
Loved in life, remembered in death.
HARRIET E. KING. *
JOHNSON. JAMES W., JR. In sad but
loving remembrance of our dear son and
brother. JAMES W JOHNSON. Jr . who
departed this life thirteen years ago to
day. July 18. 1936.
MOTHER AND FAMILY. •
PENDLETON. MARY CATHERINE. In
sad but lovine memory of our dear mother.
MARY CATHERINE PENDLETON, who de
parted this life seventeen years ago to
day. July 18. 1933.
When a mother breathes her last farewell
The stroke means more than tongue can
The world seems quite another place
Wit.nout the smile of mothers face.
HER CHILDREN OF PROVIDENCE. R. I :
WASHINGTON D. C. and GAINES
SCHONRANK. PVT. RICHARD C. In
loving memory of our dear son and
brotner. Pvt. RICHARD C SCHONRANK
who was billed in Prance five years ago
today, July 18. 1944.
We, who loved you. miss you sadly
A:> it dawns another year.
And in lonelv hours of musing
Thoughts of you are ever near.
All day long we nave been thinking.
Thinking just, of you.
Of the times we had together
And the thine-s w« used to do.
And we've felt a lonely feeling *“*
As we've chased our tears away.
And this little wish came stealing
That today were yesterday.
THE FAMILY. •
SMALLWOOD. TAMIR. In memory of
our devoted mother, grandmother and
great-srandmother, TAMIR SMALLWOOD.
1 who departed this life twenty years ago
today. July 18. 1929.
Her life is a beautiful memory.
Her absence our silent grief;
She is asleep in God’s beautiful garden
In the sunshine of perfect peace.
I YOUR DEVOTED CHILDREN. GRAND
1 CHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHIL
THOMPSON. CHARLES B., JR. In sad
I but loving remembrance of our dear fa
i ther, grandfather and husband, CHARLES
I B. THOMPSON. Jr., who departed this life
one year ago today, July 18, 1948.
Gone never will be forgotten.
May his soul rest in peace.
WIPE, DAUGHTER. SON AND GRAND
I Gore is the face I loved so dear.
Silent the voice I loved to hear.
, Tts said, but true, I wonder why
TTie best are always the first to die.
LOVING DAUGHTER. AUDREY. *
WARNER. MARY C. In loving remem
jbranrr of our beloved mother. MARY C.
1 WARNER, who died four years aeo today.
July 18, 1945, DAUGHTERS.
Mrs. Carrie E. L. Riedel
Dies; Widow of Pastor
Lived Here 46 Years
Mrs. Carrie Edna Langham
Riedel. 76, widow of the Rev.
Richard R- Riedel and a Wash
ington resident for 46 years, died
i n Emergency
a long illness.
As a young
Riedel was a
She also was a
poems. She ap
Mr». R'kih. peared as a
church organist and singer at
special meetings and services in
many Washington churches dur
ing her lifetime. She also was a
During her 25 years as a min
ister's wife she served as her hus
band's secretary and was active in
various phases of church work.
Mr. Riedel served in pastorates
in Pennsylvania, Maryland. Chi
cago and Washington, including
Calvary Baptist here. He also
served as pastor of the Maryland
Avenue Baptist Church in the
early 1900s. About 1906 he was
superintendent of the Central
Union Mission here. He died in
Lived With Son.
For the last 27 years Mrs. Riedel
lived at 1112 East Capitol street
with her son, Richard Langham
Riedel, her only survivor. He has
been a press liaison man of the
Senate since 1918. For 12 years
prior to living at the East Capitol
street address. Mrs. Riedel lived on
the present site of the Supreme
She was born in Indiana
Fond of travel and a lover of
the outdoors, she accompanied her
son on automobile and trailer
trips totaling 65,000 miles through
46 states, Mexico, five provinces
of Canada and 20 National Parks.
She made her final tlip last year
at the age of 75.
Member of DAR.
She was a member of the Co
lumbia Chapter. Daughters of the
American Revolution, The Society
of Mayflower Descendants, The
Columbia Historical Society, The
Christian Endeavor Alumni. The
Women's Christian Temperance
Union and Calvary Baptist
Funeral services will be held at
the Calvary Baptist Church.
Eighth and H streets N.W. The
Rev. Dr. Clarence Cranford, pas
tor, and the Rev. Dr. William S.
Abernathy, pastor emeritus, will
conduct the services. The date
has not yet been announced. Bu
rial will be in Glenwood Ceme
Rites for A. F. Whitney
Will Be Held Today i
By th« Associated Press
CLEVELAND, July 18.—With
union officials serving as pall
bearers. A. F. Whitney, president
of the Brotherhood of Railroad
Trainmen, will be buried today.
The family of the 76-year-old
labor leader who died Saturday
said hundreds of sympathy mes
sages had been received. One,
from Vice President Barkley, said
He will "be remembered not
only as a courageous labor leader,
but as a great American."
Maj. James P. Holmes of the
Federal Mediation and Concilia
tion Service wired "The country
,and all of us who*knew and loved
him have suffered an irreparable
Seven officials of the Brother
hood which Mr. Whitney had
headed for 21 years were selected
as active ballbearers. They are:
U. D. Hartman, Richmond, Jnd..
general chairman, Pennsylvania
Railroad lines, West: Joseph P.
Cahill, Cleveland, vice president;!
S. C. Lush. Cleveland, manager1
of the legal aid department
Frank Aldrich, Atchison, Kans.,
general chairman. Missouri Pa
cific; Boyce Eidson, Pittsburgh,
regional insurance supervisor:j
Frank Goodman, Philadelphia,
field supervisor, and J. J. Hen
drick. Toronto, vice president. j
The list of honorary pallbearers
included Vice President Barkley,
John R. Steelman, assistant to
President Truman; Secretary of
Labor Tobin, Robert R. Young,
board chairman of the Chesa
peake & Ohio Railroad, Philip
Murray, CIO president; William
Green, AFL president, and other
nationally known figures.
18 Girls Die in Cave-In
At Wedding in Africa
By the Associated Press
LOURENCO MARQUES. Mo
zambique,. July 18.—An old well
collapsed during a gay wedding
party Saturday and at least 18
native girls perished. Several
others are missing.
Girls of the Catholic Mission
Michel Archangel, in the terri
tories of Native Chieftain Chibu
totoine, were dancing around the
mission's old well in celebration of
the scheduled wedding of one of
their number. Suddenly the well
caved in and buried many of the
gills, who were between 16 and 20
years of age.
After several hours of frantic
digging, 11 bodies were recovered
and seven more were seen but an
other cave-in buried them again.
Dublin Reds Demonstrate
But Not for Very Long
By the Associated Press
DUBLIN, July 18.—Communist
sympathizers attempted a demon
stration in Catholic Dublin yes
iterday. It didn't last long.
Speakers climbed to a portable
platform off O'Connell street, and
church-bound crowds listened just
long enough to get the trend of
orations. Then the platform was
j upset and a few of the leaders
(acquired bruises and abrasions
j before they were rescued by
Rites Held for C. W. Fague,
Accountant for Navy
Funeral services for Charles
Williams Fague, 50, employe of
the Navy Regional Accounts Office
in the Arlington Navy Annex, were
to be held this afternoon at the
Presbyterian Church, Idyl wood,
Va. Burial will be in New Ceme
tery, Sterling, Va.
Mr. Fague died of a heart at
tack Friday while at work in the
A lifelong resident of the Wash
ington area, Mr. Fague was born
and educated here. At one time
! he owned a cigar store in the
Bond Building and was managei
of the Columbia Bowling Alleys
at 330 Fourteenth street N.W.,
before joining the Navy Depart
ment five years ago.
Mr. Fague, who lived in Dunn
Loring, Fairfax County, Va., is
survived by his widow, Mrs. Alma
Beckman Fague; four daughters,
the Misses Hester E.. Mary June,
Charlene and Rebecca A. Fague,
all of Dunn Loring: a sister, Mrs.;
Mary E. Ackman, and a brother.
Ferguson Fague, both of 6316
Seventh street N.W.
Joseph Blowitz, 68, Dies;
Ran Early Nickelodeons
, . By the Associated Pres*
PITTSBURGH, July 18.—Jos
eph Blowitz, 68-year-old manager
of the Manor Theater, who opened
one of the first nickelodeons in
the country, died in his theater
Saturday night after a heart at
In 1906 he opened a nickelo
deon in St. Louis. Later he oper
ated theaters in Kansas City and
Joplin. Mo.; Little Rock, Ark.;
Moberly, Miss., and Decatur, 111.
He came to Pittsburgh in 1929
as a member of the Warner Bros,
Langley Base Employe
By th« Associated Press
HAMPTON, Va.. July 18 —
Charles C. Backus, 39, an employe
of the National Advisory Commit
tee for Aeronautics at Langley
Air Force Base, was asphyxiate!
I last night in his apartment here,
iDr. Paul J. Parker, Hampton
Dr, Parker said it apparently
was a case of suicide. He pro
nounced Mr. Backus dead after
firemen had worked about an
hour in an effort to revive him.
The father of two children, Mr.
Backus was found in a gas-filled
downstairs apartment by Hamp
ton firemen who were called by
Vienna Rope Walkers Killed
VIENNA, July 18 l/P).—A tight
rope walker, Josef Eisemann. 38,
and his 16-year-old daughter,
Rosa, were killed last night when
they fell from a cable over the,
Danube River Canal. They were i
just a few feet short of safety j
when they lost their balance.
Dr. Staige Blackford,
Professor of Medicine
At Virginia U., Dies
By the Associated Press
CHARLOTTESVILLE. Va.. July*
18.—Dr. Staige Davis Blackford.
50, professor of medicine at the
'University of Virginia Medical
; School, died yesterday at Uni
versity Hospital following a heart
[attack he suffered July 3.
Dr. Blackford also was head of
the gastro-enterology division of
I the department of internal medi
cine of the Medical School.
He had been visiting friends in
Lynchburg when he suffered the
Dr. Blackford was the organ
izer and medical director of the
Army’s 8th Evacuation Hospital,
sponsored by the University of
Virginia, which was the first hos
pital ashore at Casablanca in
He had recently returned from
a visit to hospitals in Germany
and Austria as a consultant for
He was born December 28. 1898.
at Alexandria, w'here his father
was headmaster of the Episcopal;
High School for many years. His j
mother was the former Eliza
Chew Ambler of Winchester.
He received a bachelor's degree
from the University of Virginia
in 1923 and the medical degree
Dr. Blackford was active in stu
dent affairs, tackle on the foot
ball team and captain in 1923.
He also was president of the class
of 1925 and a member of Delta
Kappa Epsilon. Alpha Omega
Alpha, the Raven Society, Eli
Banana, the Thirteen Club and
He interned at Massachusatts
General Hospital and came to the
university as student physician
and instructor in medicine in
He W'as the author of publica
tions in the field of internal medi
cine on a variety of topics, espe
During World War I he served
with the University of Virginia
section of the Army Ambulance
Service and was decorated with
the Croix de Guerre.
For its treatment of more than
50,000 patients, including opera
tions on 10,400 battle casualties,
the 8th Evacuation Hospital in
World War II was among the
first medical units of the 5th Army
to receive the plaque for meritori
ous service from Gen. Mark Clark.
Funeral services will be held to
morrow at the University ceme
Airlift Veteran Killed
PRAGUE, July 18 i/P).—'Vitez
slav Novak, 79. Czech composer
and music teacher, died today of
a heart attack. A one-time pupil
of Anton Dvorak, his works in
cluded four operas.
Charles R. Holton Dies;
Betklehem Steel Official
By th« Associated Press
BANGOR, Me.. Ju}y 18.—
Charles R. Holton, 62, vice presi
dent of Bethlehem Steel Co. in
charge of purchases, died yester
day in a Bangor hospital. He was
being treated for a virus infection.
Mr. Holton, a native of Iron
Hill. Md.. had been vacationing
at East Holden, Me., for several
He joined the Pennsylvania
Steel Co. at Stef Hon, Pa., be
coming secretary and assistant
vice president in 1906. In 1916.
when that firm was acquired by
Bethlehem, Mr. Holton became a
buyer. He had been a director
of Bethlehem steel since 1935.
Mr. Holton was a trustee of
Scotsman Who Talked
To Wolves Dies at 77
By the Associated Press
PERTH, Scotland. July 18.-=
The man who said he could talk
to wolves is dead.
Announcement was made today
of the death in a nearby hospital
Friday of Douglas Stuart Spens
Mr. Steuart, a fellow of the Zo
ological Society, became known as
the wolf man of the London Zoo.
A tall Scotsman with a beard,
he said he could talk to wolves
and understand them. He tamed
them and owned four himself.
"To me,” he once said, “wolves
are just like human beings, very
intelligent and lovable when you
get to know them."
Police Boss of Rome
Under Nazis Kills Self
By th* Associated Press
ROME. July 18.—Temistocle
Testa, 51, w'ho was high commis
sioner of police for Rome during
the German occupation, shot him
self to death at his home here
yesterday police said today.
Testa, who* had been tried for
collaboration with the Germans
and exiled from Rome, recently
was allowed to return.
Funeral Tomorrow -
Funeral services for Maurice A.
McAuliffe, 69, lifelong resident of
Washington, will be held at 9 a m.
tomorrow at St. Gabriel's Cath
olic Church. 26 Grant circle N.W.
Prayers will be said before the
services at his home, 726 Rock
Creek Church road N.W. Burial
will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
He died Saturday at his home
after an illne.^ of four months.
In 1942 Mr. McAuliffe retired
as a plate printer at the Bureau
of Engraving and Printing, a po
sition he had held for 39 years.
He was a graduate of St. Dom
inic's School and Gonzaga High
School. For many years he was a
member of the board of governors
of the Social Oyster Club.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs.
Mabel K. McAuliffe: three daugh
ters, Miss Margaret M. McAuliffe
and Miss H?len C. McAuliffe. both
of the Rock Creek Church road
address, and Mrs. John W. Wash
ington, Silver Spring, Md. In ad
dition he is survived by two sis
ters, Mrs. George M. Fuerst, Riv
erdale, Md., Miss Marie M. Mc
Auliffe and a brother. Cornelius
McAuliffe, both of the Rock Creek
Church road address.
Ex-Champion Skater Dies
CHICAGO. July 18 OP).—Miss
Esmeralda Dunlap, former world
champion ice speed skater, died
last night in her home. Miss Dun
lap, 49. won the crown at Lake
Placid, N. Y., in 1919. For 20
! years she was an organist.
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