EISENBERG. HELEN SEGAL. Relatives
and friends are invited to the unveiling
of a monument to the memory of HELEN
SEGAL EISENBERG. on Sunday, Novem
ber 6, 1949. at 1:30 p.m.. at B nai Israel
Cemetery, Oxon Hill. Md.
SIMAN. BERTHA. Relatives and friends
are invited to the unveiling of the monu
ment to the memory of BERTHA SIMAN.
at Adas Israel Congregation Cemetery, on
Sunday, November 6. 1949. at 1 p.m. 5
(Earfc of (Eftattko
PTE. CONSTANCE 8. We wish to thank
our friends, relatives and neighbors for
tlwir kindness, words of sympathy and
Heal offerings in our recent bereavement.
FAMILY OF CONSTANCE S. PYE. «•
BABBINGTON, KATHERINE C. On
Thursday. November 3, ] 94!), at her resi
dence, 4327 Nebraska ave. n.w, KATH
ERINE C. BABBINGTON, beloved daughter
of the late William and Bridget Bab'oing
ton (nee Foleyi. Funeral from the above
residence on Monday, November 7, at 9:30
a.m. High reautem mass at St. Aloysius
Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends
Invited. Interment Mount Olivet Ceme
BEAUMONT. MART I.. (ETTA). On
Wednesday, November 2, 1949. at her
residence, 1217 W st. s.e., MARY L.
(ETTA) BEAUMONT, the beloved wife oi
the late William F. Beaumont and mother
of Leota A. Howard and Marie M. Beau
mont. Funeral from the above residence
on Saturday. November 5, at 8:30 a.m.;
thence to St. Theresa's Catholic Church,
■where mass will be ottered at 0 a.m. lor
the repose of her soul. Relatives and
friends invited. Interment Congressional
BRANSON. MART RUTH. On Wednes
day. November 2. 1949. at Homeopathic
Hospital. MARY RUTH BRANSON, beloved
daughter of Katie M. Branson and the
late J. Howard Branson, sister of Mrs.
Edith B. Vass. Friends may call at the
Lee Funeral Home, 4th st. and Mass. ave.
n.e., where services will be held on Satur
day. November 5. at 2 p.m. Interment
BROOKS. FREDERIC WILDER. III. On
Monday. October 31. 1949. FREDERIC
WILDER BROOKS III. aged 9 years, of
2816 Rittenhouse st. n.w., beloved son of
Coradr. Frederic W. Brooks II and
Elizabeth Edwards Brooks, and brother of
Christopher and David Brooks. Master
Frederic is resting at the Chevy Chase
Funeral Home. 5191 Wisconsin ave. n.w.
Notice of funeral later.
CHILD. JOSEPHINE V. On Thursday.
November 3. 1949, at her residence. 1646
Argonne pi. n.w., JOSEPHINE V. CHILD,
sister of Mrs. John T. Eiker. jr.; Mrs.
Hubert A. Patiison of White Plains. N. Y,
and Mrs. Edith C. Peake of New York
Cfty. Notice of services later. Please
COX, DANIEL A. On Thursday, No
vember 3. 1949. at Freedmen's Hospital,
DANIEL A. COX of 3029 Park pi. n.w.,
beloved father of Walter B. Cox. He also
fs survived by many other relatives and
friends. Notice of funeral later. Ar
rangements by Malvan & Schey. •
CRAIG. FRANCES. On Wednesday, No
vember 2, 1949. at Gallmger Hospital,
FRANCES CRAIG of 908 6th st. n.w., de
voted wife of Bruce Craig, sister ot Lena
Henson. Marie Vhoorie. Ella Fletcher.
Margaret Naylor. Mary Roy. Robert, Wil
liam and Frank Contee. and James Stew
art. Notice of funeral later. Arrange
ments by Malvan & Schey. *
ELLIS. ELIZA. On Thursday. Novem
ber 3. 1949. ELIZA ELLIS of 1412 15th
*t. n.w., beloved mother of Ethel Poin
dexter and Bessie Simms, grandmother of
Grace Simms, mother-in-law of Rev. N.
J. Simms and Frank Poindexter. She
also is survived by many other relatives
and friends. Notice of funeral later. Ar
rangements by Malvan & Schey. •
EURE. ELIZABETH ADDISON. De
parted this life Wednesday. November 2.
1949, ELIZABETH ADDISON EURE of 490
West 149th st.. New York City, N. Y. She
leaves to mourn their loss one sister.
Grace L. Addison: one niece. Maybelle
Lewis: other relatives and friends. No
tice of funeral later. Arrangements by
Dabney & Garner's Funeral Home, 442
M st. n.w. 6
FISHER. NIMROD. Suddenly, on Thurs
day. November 3, 1949. at his residence.
6097 Lee st. n.e.. NIMROD FISHER. He
is survived by one daughter, two sons, one
aon-in-law. one niece and other relatives
and friends. Notice of funeral later. Ar
rangements by Henry S. Washington &
GIBSON, WILLIAM HOLT. On Wed-1
tiesday, November 2, 1949. at his resi
dence. 813 Beverly dr.. Alexandria, Va,
WILLIAM HOLT GIBSON, the beloved;
husband of Debbie Luke! Gibson and fa-1
ther of W. Martin Gibson of Pittsburgh,:
Pa., and W. Gregg Gibson of Alexandria,t
Ca. Funeral from the W. W. Deal Funeral
Home, 4812 Georgia ave. n.w.. on Satur-;
day. November 5. at 11 am. Relatives;
and friends invited. Interment Rock
Creek Cemetery. 4
GIBSON, WILLIAM H. There will be a
special communication of Myron
M. Parker Lodge, No. 27. F.
A. A. M.. at 10 a.m. Saturday,.
November 5, 1949, lor the pur-1
pose of attending the funeral:
of our late brother. Past Mas-1
ter WILLIAM H. GIBSON. All
Riembers of the lodge please take notice.
FRANKLIN W. FAIRFAX, Master. 4
GLASCOE. GONZA V. On Monday. Oc
tober 31, 1949. at his residence, 910 11th
at. n.w., GONZA V. GLASCOE. beloved
husband of Susetta C. Glascoe and father
of Myrtle, Angela and David Glascoe.
Also surviving are two sistars, Mrs.
Blanch* Richardson and Mrs. Lillian J
Woods; two brothers. George Glascoe and
Dr. Milton Glascoe of Chicago, 111.: other1
relatives and jnany friends. After noon
Friday friends Tire invited to call at 2205
H st. n.w . where services will be cor.-1
ducted by the Rev. E. A. Christian on Sat-;
urday. November 5. at 11 a.m. Interment1
Linccln Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements
by McGuire. Inc. 4
GLASCOE, GONZA V. The officers and
members of the Transportation Circle are
requested to assemble at 2205 H st. n.w.
November 5. 1949. at 10:39 am., for serv-:
ices for our late president, GONZA V.
BERNARDYNE S. WHITE. Vice President.
GOODALL. MART FRANCES (ABBIE).
On Thursday. November 3. 1949, MARY
FRANCES (ABBIE t GOODALL, grand
mother of Edith Lomax Harris. After 12
noon Sunday. November 6, friends may cailj
at Frazier's Funeral Home, 389 R. I. ave.;
n.w, where funeral services will Be held
on Monday. November 7, at 11 a.m.. Rev.
E. L. Harrison officiating. Interment Lin
coln Memorial Cemetery. 6
GREEN, THOMAS A. On Thursday, No
vember 3. 1949. THOMAS A. GREEN, be
loved husband of Eva A. Green, father of
Mrs. Edith Ball and Charles A. Green.
Friends may call at Wm. J. Nalley’s Fu
neral Home. 3200 Rhode Island ave., at
Eastern ave. n.e., where services will be
held on Monday. November 7, at 2 p.m.
Relatives and friends Invited. Interment
Cedar Hill Cemetery. 5
HAMILTON. MAGGIE ADA. On Thurs
day, November 3. 1949, at the home of
her sister. Mrs. Georgia L. Lee, 4401 41st
at., Brentwood. Md„ MAGGIE ADA HAM
ILTON of Waldorf, Md., beloved wife of
the late William R. Hamilton and mother
of Earl and Curtis Hamilton of Waldorf.
Md. Funeral on Saturday, November 5,
from the Huntt & Ryon Funeral Home.
Waldorf, Md. Services will be held at
Calvary Methodist Church. Waldorf. Md..
at 1 p.m. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery.
HARPER, MART P. On Tuesday, No
vember 1, 1949, at her residence. 1341
Wylie ct. n.e.. MARY P. HARPER, mother
of Margaret Miles, George 8imms. Lottie
Chatman, Sarah Jackson and Dorothy
Gibson. She also leaves three grandchil
dren, one greatgrandchild, other relatives:
and friends. The late Mrs. Harper may!
be viewed at the residence of her daugh
ter, 1343 Wylie ct. n.e., after 4 p.m.
Friday. Funeral Saturday. November 5,
at 12 noon, from the Nash Memorial
Church. 16th and Levis sts. n.e. Inter
ment Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. Serv
ices by Stewart. 4
HARROD, ADDIE. On Wednesday, No
vember 2, 1949. at her residence. Addison
Id.. Seat Pleasant, Md., ADDIE HARROD.
devoted wife of Thomas Harrod, mother of
Besaie Gibson, Elsie Jackson. Zeola, James
and Kermit Harrod. She also leaves one
sister, Irene Morrow: one brother. Arthur
Nichols: nine grandchildren and a host of
other relatives and friends. The late Mrs.
Harrod may be viewed at the above resi
dence after 3 p.m. Saturday. Funeral
Sunday, November 6. at 1:30 p.m., from.
Ridgley M. E. Church. Central ave., 8eat
Pleasant, Md. Interment church cemetery.
Services by Stewart. 6
HARRIS, JEFFERSON D. On Tuesday,
November 1, 1949. JEFFERSON D. HAR
RIS, beloved husband of Etta H. Harris
and father of Oliver H.. Leonard. Alton,
Sadie and Iva Harris. Funeral from the
W. W. Deal Funeral Home. 4812 Georgia
ave. n.w.. on Saturday, November 5, at 1
p.m. Relatives and friends Invited. In
terment Presbyterian Cemetery, Darnes
town. Md. 4
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HERBERT, CEPHAS W. On Tuesday.
November 1, 1949. at Freedmen's Hospital,
CEPHAS W. HERBERT of 011(1 M st. s.w..
beloved husband of Mrs. Alice Herbert,
father of Adele Herbert. Bertlne Holland
and Beatrice Mannus; beloved son of Mrs.
Margaret Herbert of Parole. Md.; brother
of Eugene, Cslvin and Thomas Herbert;
Catherine and Thelma Quick. He also
leaves other relatives and friends. After
5 p.m. Thursday, November 11, friends may
call at the W. Ernest Jarvis Funeral
Church. 14112 You st. n.w. Funeral serv
ices Saturday, November 5, at 2 p.m., at
the Mount Hope Methodist Church, Calvert
County. Md.. Elder Eugene Baltimore of
ficiating. Relatives and friends invited.
Interment church cemetery. 4
HONIG, FLORENCE ELIZABETH. On
Tuesday. November 1, 11I4U, at her resi
dence, 4702 Edmonston ave., East Hyatts
rille. Md.. FLORENCE ELIZABETH HONIG,
beloved wife of Lile Honig and mother of
May E., Mary E., Sandra M. and Earl L.
Honig. Remains resting at Gasch’s Fu
neral Home, Hyattsville, Md. Services at
1 St. John's Episcopal Church, Mount
Rainier. Md.. on Saturday, November 6.
; at 2 P.m. Relatives and friends lnvitea.
Interment Rock Creek Cemetery. 4
JOHNSON. ANNIE. On Monday. Octo
ber 31, 104tl. at her residence. <115 57th
1st. n.e., ANNIE JOHNSON, devoted mother
i of Mis. Martha Harris and the late Henry
Johnson, grandmother of Maude Harris
and John P. Johnson. Friends may call
at the Malvan & Schey Funeral Home,
(424 R st. n.w.. after 4 p.m. Friday. No
vember 4. Interment Milford, Va. *
JOHNSON. HENRY. On Monday, Octo
: ber HI, I94H. at his residence. 1314 8. Rolfe
; st.. Arlington. Va.. HENRY JOHNSON, be
: loved husband of Pauline Johnson, father
i of Matthew. John P. and Annette Johnson;
grandfather of Matthew Johnson, jr.i
; brother of Martha Harris, son of the late
) Annie Johnson. Remains resting at his
: late residence after 4 p.m. Friday, No
: vember 4. Interment Milford. Va. Ar
rangements by Malvan & Schey. •
JONES, JAMES. On Thursday, Novem
ber 3, 11149. JAMES JONES, beloved hus
; band of Mrs. Louise Jones. He also Is
i survived by many other relatives and
friends. Notice of funeral later. Ar
! rangements by Malvan Sc Schey. •
JONES. TRAVIS H. On November 4,
:194i), at his residence, 4HI Hayes st.
! n.e., TRAVIS H. JONES, beloved uncle of
Mrs. Flossie Carter. Also surviving are
two nephews. John E. Carter and Moses
Chapman: a niece. Mrs. Helen Chapman:
other relatives and many friends. Notice
of funeral later. Arrangements by Rollins.
KING, LEONA J. Suddenly, in Tues
day. November 1, 1049, at Naval Air Sta
tion Hospital. Patuxent River, Md.,
: LEONA J. KING, aged .‘i4 years, wife of
Chief Jake Kins, mother of Dixiejean and
1 Michael TrifiUis, daughter of Mrs. Alice
Myers of York. Pa., and sister of Paul E.
I Myers of Washington. D. C. Remains
resting at the Estzweiler Funeral Home,
j 1000 East Market st.. York, Pa. Services
i on Saturday, November o. at 1 D.m.. at
; the above-named funeral home. Relatives
and friends invited. Interment Fairview
Cemetery. Wrightsville, Pa. 4
LANE, MARGARET MARIE. On Wed
nesday. November 2. 1949, MARGARET
M. LANE, beloved wife of Leland E. Lane,
mother of Carl T. and Barbara Ann Lane,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl T. Knap
pen and sister of Mrs. Helen E. Coleman.
Funeral from the W. K. Huntemann Fu
neral Home. 5732 Georgia ave. n.w.. on
Monday. November 7. at 10 a.m. Rela
tives and friends invited to attend. In
terment Arlington National Cemetery. 6
LANGFORD. CHARLES. On Tuesday.
November 1. 1940, at Gallinger Hospital,
CHARLES LANGFORD of 2101 9th st.
n.w , devoted husband of Sarah Bud Lang
ford. brother of Annie Reid, Cora Pierce,
Mildred and Jake Langford. Friends may
call at the Malvan <fe Schey Funeral Home,
424 R si n.w., after 4 p.m. Fridav, where
funeral services will be held Saturday. Nov,
5. at 1 p.m. Interment Woodlawn Ceme
LANTZ. BESSIE. On Friday, November
4, 1949, at Homeopathic Hospital. BESSIE
LANTZ. wife of the late Christian S.
Lantz, sr.t mother of Mrs. Elizabeth Lowe,
Mrs. J. Stanley Lacy of Elizabethton,
Tenn.t William H.. James C„ Donald W.
and Forrest C. Lantz: sister of Mrs. Mary
R. Matthaei. Mrs. Ella Smithson of Wash
ington. D. C., and Mr. Harry Caldwell
of Los Angeles. Calif. Friends may call
at the Lee Funeral Home. 4th st. and
Mass. ave. n.e.. where services will be held:
on Monday. November 7. at :i p.m. Inter
ment Fort Lincoln Cemetery. 8
LIVINGSTON. MARY. On Friday, No
vember 4. 1949. at Emergency Hospital,
MARY LIVINGSTON, mother of Miss Lil
lian V. Livingston. Mr. Richard D. Liv
ingston of Washington, D. C.: Mr. O. L.
Livingston of Peculiar, Mo.: Mr. J. A. Liv
ingston of Pleasanton, Kans.: Mrs. C. J.
Campbell of Hermligh, Tex.: Mrs. William
Meredith of Kendrick. Okla.: Mrs. C. C.
Cox of Hume Mo.: Mr. F. W. Livingston
of Tyrone. Okla.. and Mr. T. J. Livingston
of Fulton. Kans Friends may call at
Gawler's Chanel. 1758 Pa. ave n.w.. where:
services will be held on Saturday, Novem-i
ber 5, at 2 p.m. Interment Hume. Mo.
(Kansas City, Mo., papers please copy.) j
McCI.OSKY. WILLIAM T. On Thurs
day, November 3. 1949. at Washington, D.:
C., WILLIAM T. McCLOSKY of 4428
North Glebe rd.. Arlington, Va„ husband
of the late Margaret J. McClosky (nee
Vermillion) and father of A. Gertrude.
Margaret M., J. Krug and George H. Mc
Closky, and the late Jane H. McClosky.
Remains resting at the Ives Funeral Home,
2847 Wilson blvd., Arlington. Va.. until
8:30 a.m. Monday. November 7: thence to
St. Agnes' Catholic Church. North 21st
and Randolph sts.. Arlington. Va., where
mass will be said at 9 a.m. for the repose
of his soul. Interment St. Mary's Ceme
tery, Alexandria. Va. 6
McKF.E. FRANCIS JOSEPH. Suddenly,
on Friday. November 4. 1949. FRANCIS
JOSEPH McKEE of 5522 Bradley blvd.,
Chevy Chase. Md,. beloved son of the late
Anne C. and Dr. Leo Patrick McKee,
brother of Patrick. Leo Thomas, James C.
and Saran McKee: grandson of Patrick T.
McKee and nephew of Mrs. Frances C.
Hayes. Remains resting at the Bethesda
Chevy Chase Funeral Home of Robert A.
Pumphrey, Bethesda, Md. Services Mon
day. November 7, at Our Lady of Lourdes
Catholic Church. Bethesda. Md., where
requiem mass will be offered at 10 a m.
Interment Arlington National Cemetery. 8
MILLER. RALPH FRANCIS AND MIL
DRED EDNA. Suddenly, on Tuesday. No
vember 1, 1949, RALPH FRANCIS and
MILDRED EDNA MILLER of 5812 Grove
st., Chevy Chase. Md., beloved parents of
Mildred C. and Ralph F. Miller, jr. Re
mains resting at the Bethesda-Chevy
Chase Funeral Home ot Robert A. Pum
phrey. Bethesda, Md. Services Saturday.
November 5. at the Shrine of the Most
Blessed Sacrament Church, where requiem
mass will be offered at 10 a.m. Interment
Fort Lincoln Cemetery. 4
MILLER. THOMAS A. HUNTINGTON.
At Charlottesville. Va . THOMAS A. HUNT
INGTON MILLE?., beloved husband of
Roselle Bielaski Miller, father of Cary
Huntington, Robert Alexander. William
Woodward and Frederick Bruce Miller, and
Roselle Miller Blackburn. Funeral services
at Aquia Episcopal Church, Va., on Satur
day. November 5, 1949, at 2:30 pm.
Burial In Aquia Cemetery. 4*
MILLS, RUTH. On Tuesday, November
1, 1949, RUTH MILLS of 835 T st. n.w..
beloved sister of Tlllie Holmes, Beatrice
Frye, Charlie and Sterling Mills. She also
leaves nieces, nephews and many other
relatives and friends. Friends may call at.
the W. Ernest Jarvis Funeral Church, 1432
You st. n.w. Requiem mass at the Holy
Redeemer Catholic Church. New York and
New Jersey aves. n.w., Saturday, Novem-:
ber 6, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends!
invited. Interment Harmony Cemetery. :
PUMPHREY. WILLIAM B. On Tuesday,
November 1..1P49, at Doctors Hospital.
WILLIAM B.' PUMPHREY. the beloved
husband of Lillie W. Pumphrey and father
of Lillie Belle Dries, Hilda Mae Sanford
and Frances Geneva Bell. Funeral serv-1
ices at the Simmons Bros. Funeral Home,
11007 Nichols ave. i t., on Saturday. No
vember 5. at 11 a.m. Interment Mary
land Point. Md. 4
RALEY, JAMES T. On November 3,
1040. at Providence Hospital, husband of
Mary E. Raley, father of Irving J. and
Ralph J. Raley, Mrs. Lorena Dillon, Mrs.
Viola L. Marks, Mrs. Lucille E. Foley. Mrs.
Minette A. Osterkamp. Prayers at Cham
bers' Funeral Home, 517 11th st. s.e., on
Saturday. November 5, at 8:30 a.m. Re
quiem mass in Holy Comforter Church at
0 a.m. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery.
(St. Marys County papers please copy.) 4
RALEY, JAMES F. The members of
the Holy Name 8ociet.v of Holy
Comforter Church will meet in
, prayer for JAMES F. RALEY,
at Chambers’ Funeral Home,
'517 11th st. s.e., on Friday,
November 4. 1A49, at 8 p.m.
T. E. GERO, President.
SCRIBNER. CAROL ANN. On Thurs
day. November 3, 1949. at Children’s Hos
pital. CAROL ANN SCRIBNER, beloved
daughter of John N. and Helen M. Scrib
ner. sister of Norma Jean Scribner. Friends
mav call at the Lee Funeral Home. 4th st.
and Mass. ave. n.e. Requiem mass will be
offered at St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
12th and Monroe sts. n.e.. on Monday,
November 7. at P a.m. Interment Fort
Lincoln Cemetery. «
SIES. MABEL A. On Thursday, No
vember 3. 1B4B. at Prince Georges Hoi-:
Pital. Cheverly. Md„ MABEL A. SIE8 of
4010 Beachwood rd„ University Park. Md.,
beloved wife of the late Noah E. Sles and
mother of Mrs. Jesse Webb, Mrs. Howard
H Long. Frank N. and Edward 8ies.
Services at the above residence on Satur
day, November 5, at 10 a.m.; thence to
the Westminster (Md.) Methodist Church
for other services at 1 p.m. Relatives
and friends invited. Interment West
SLATE, JENSINA EMILY. On Thurs
day. November 3. 1949, at the Washington
Sanitarium, JENSINA EMILY SLATE, be
loved wife of Joseph G. Slate, mother of
Francis W. and William O. Slate and sis
ter of Iver Hansen. Friends may call at
the Takoma Funeral Home. 254 Carroll
st.. Takoma Park. D. C. Services at the
Takoma Park Seventh-Day Adventist
Church on Saturday, November 5. at 3
p.m. Relatives and friends Invited. In-,
terment George Washington Memorial
SMITH. GEORGE W. On Wednesday,
November 2. 1940. late residence, 9004
Ardmore rd., Landover, Md., husband of
Virginia Marie Smith and father of George
W., Judy Ann and Virginia Marie Smith..
Services at Chambers’ Funeral Home, 3072
M st. n.w.. on Friday. November 4, at 2
p.m. Interment Washington National
SMITH, NELSON R. On Thursday, No
vember 3. 1949. at Providence Hospital,
NELSON R. SMITH, formerly of 911 9th
st. s.e., beloved husband of the late Eliza
beth A. Smith (nee Abbie Nalley), father
of Alfred W. Smith. He also Is survived
by five grandchildren. Friends may call
at William J. Nalley’s Funeral Home, &1A
8th st. s.e., where services will be held
Saturday, November 5. at 2 p.m. Rela
tives and friends invited. Interment con
gresslonal Cemetery. A
William Gibson Dies;
U. S. Fuel Yards Here
William H. Gibson, 72, retired
superintendent of the Government
fuel yards here, died Wednesday
night at his home, 813 Beverly
drive, Alexandria, after a long ill
Mr. Gibson, born in Monmouth,
111., had lived in the Washington
area for 70 years. Joining the
Treasury Department in 193 2, he
attended Bliss Electrical School
in Takoma Park and in 1918 be
gan his 24-year career with the
fuel yards. The yards, then un
der the Treasury Department and
now under General Services Ad
ministration, supply coal for Fed
eral and District Government
Mr. Gibson served as superin
tendent of the yard at 42 I street
S.E. from 1925 until his retire
ment in 1942.
An active Mason, Mr. Gibson
was past master of Myron M.
Parker Lodge No. 27, past high
priest of Capitol Chapter No. 11,
Royal Arch Masons, and a mem
ber of Washington Commandery
No, 1, Knights Templar. He also
belonged to the Douglas Memorial
Methodist Church, 800 Eleventh
street N. E.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs.
Debbie Lukei Gibson, and two
sons, W. Martin Gibson of Pitts
burgh and W. Gregg Gibson, 808
Enderby drive, Alexandria.
Funeral services will be held at
11 a.m. tomorrow at the Deal
funeral home, 4812 Georgia ave
nue N.W. Burial will be in Rock
Kills Air Force Officer
By the Associated Press
FALMOUTH, Mass., Nov. 4.—
An Air Force F-84 Thunderjet
fighter plane crashed near the end
of a runway here yesterday, kill
ing 2d Lt. Herbert E. Killian. 22,
father of a 2-month-old child.
The craft was one of four re
turning to Otis Air Force Base
here from a training flight. Lt.
Killian was a member of the 33d
STEWART. JOHN C. On Wednesday,
November 2, 1949, at his residence. 2094
Jrd st. n.w . JOHN C. STEWART, beloved
lather of Mrs. Louise E. Caldwell, brother
of Mrs. Homaelle Ward, grandfather of
George and Jonathan Caldwell. He also Is
survived by other relatives and friends.
Remains may be viewed after 4 p.m. Fri
day November 4. at Barnes * Matthews'
Funeral Home. HI 4 4th St, s.w., where fu
neral services will be held Saturday. No
vember 5, at 1 p.m.. Rev. A. Joseph Ed
wards officiating. Interment Woodlawn
RICHARD C. On November 4
1H49. at Providence Hospital, son of Rob
ert C and Dorothy R. Tidd. Prayers at
Chambers' Funeral Home. 517 11th st.
s.e., on Saturday. November 6. at ll:;tO
a m. Interment Port Lincoln.
VOGEL, JULIUS. Suddenly, on Novem
ber 1. 15149, at National Airport. JULIUS
VOGEL, beloved husband of Betty Vogel
of New York. Services and Interment will
be held In New York City. Arrange
ments by the Goldberg Funeral Home,
4217 9th st. n.w.
WILEY, MARSHALL C. On Tuesday,
November 1. 1949. at Sibley Memorial
Hospital. MARSHALL C. WILEY of Annan
dale, Va„ beloved husband of Janie E.
Wiley, father of Mrs, Irene K. Bach and
grandfather of Bruce. Gary and Wayne
Bach. Remains resting at the Ives Fu
neral Home. 2847 Wilson blvd.. Arlington,
Va.. where funeral services will be held
on Saturday. November 5, at 3 p.m. In
te™*T.t.W;shlne,Qn National Cemetery. 4
WILLIAMS. FANNIE MAE. Suddenly,
on Wednesday. November 2. 1949, at her
residence. 16:14 Marlon st. n.w, FANNIE
MAE WILLIAMS, beloved mother of Her
bert Williams and Valorie Joyce, daughter
of Mrs. Fannie Dunbar, sister of Gertrude
Frye, Mary Dawson. Russell and Thomas
Campbell: granddaughter of Betsy Lips
comb. Friends may call at the Malvan A
Sehey Funeral Home. N. J. ave. and R at.
n.w.. after 4 p.m. Friday. Funeral from
the Third Baptist Church. 5th and Que
sts. n.w.. on Saturday. November 5. at id
a m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. •
ARNOLD, NELLIE 8. In loving mem
ory ol our beloved mother and sister,
NELLIE S. ARNOLD, Who departed this
life eleven years ago today, November 4,
We do not need a special day
To bring you to our minds,
The days we do not think of you
Are very hard to find.
HUSBAND. CHILDREN AND 8ISTERS. •
BUTLER. MART E. A tribute of love
and devotion to the memory of our dear
mother. MART E. BUTLER, who passed
away four years ago today, November 4,
It was a November evening,
Tour years ago today.
That God sent an angel down from Heaven
And led our dear mother away.
She bade no one a last farewell,
She said good-by to none;
The heavenly gates just opened wide
And a loving voice said, "Come.”
God gave us strength to bear our loss
And courage to fight the blow,
But what It meant to lose you.
None but God will ever know.
Let us think of her today.
Sleeping, resting, just away;
Resting where no shadows fall.
In perfect peace she awaits us all.
DEVOTED CHILDREN. EVA, WILLIAM
BUTLER. MART E. In loving remem
brance of our mother and grandmo.her,
MARY E. BUTLER, who passed away four
years ago today, November 4, 1945.
Pour years ago you left us
For a better place to rest,
But you are not forgotten
By those who loved you best.
God saw the road was getting rough,
The hills too hard to climb:
He gently closed your weary eyes
And whispered, "Peace be thine.”
VIOLA. MARGARET AND VIRGINIA. •
CUMMINGS. LOUISE MAT. In sad but
loving remembrance of our dear wife and
mother, LOUISE MAY CUMMINGS, who
departed this lfe five years ago today,
November 4. 1944.
The one for whom we cared
With such abiding love.
Has found the wondrous path
Up to her home above.
Her gentle face and patient smile
With sadness we recall,
Bhe had a kindly word for each
And died beloved by all.
HER DEVOTED HUSBAND, GEORGE, AND
CHILDREN, GLADYS, GEORGE AND
DONALDSON. JULIA A. In memory of
JULIA A. DONALDSON (nee Garrison),
the beloved wife of Lorenzo D. Donaldson,
who passed away twenty-five years ago to
day. Tuesday, November 4. 1924, at her
residence, 1920 17th st. s,e., Anacostla,
Her life Is a beautiful memory,
Her absence Is a silent grief;
She sleeps in God's beautiful garden,
In the sunshine of perfect peace.
HER DEVOTED HUSBAND, LORENZO D.
FISHER, HERBERT EMIL. In memory
of our son. HERBERT EMIL FISHER, who
was killed In the service of his country
In France November 4, 1944.
MOTHER AND DAD.
JOHNSON. JOSEPHINE. In memory of
my dear sister. JOSEPHINE JOHNSON,
who departed this life four years ago to
day. November 4, 1945.
Your memory Is all I have now.
Your cares are all at rest;
Happy am I who today can say
I loved you and did my best:
ELIZABETH FRANKLIN. •
LIPSCOMB. WILLIAM B. Sacred to the
memory of my husband, WILLIAM E.
LIPSCOMB, who departed this life twenty
years ago today, November 4, 1929.
The lasting fineness of him
Cannot ever pass away,
But continues through the dawning
Of a better, brighter day.
Though gone from me. still in my mem
ory we will always be together.
HIS WIFE, LAVINIA LIPSCOMB. •
MURRAY, WINSLOW W. A tribute of
love to the memory of my dear husband.
WINSLOW W. MURRAY, who left me
seven years ago today, November 4, 1942.
On the hillside, gently sleeping,
Where the flowers gently wave,
Lies my dear, devoted husband.
Whom I loved, but could not save.
DEVOTED WIFE. NORA. •
TAYLOR, MATTHEW M„ SR. In lov
ing memory of my dear husband, MAT
THEW M. TAYLOR, Sr., chief commissary
steward, U. 8. N„ retired, who departed
this life twenty-one years ago today, No
vember 4, 1928.
Beautiful memories cherished forever
Of the happy hours we spent together;
ts bring many a tear
Veteran Actor, Dies.
William Desmond Dies;
Veteran of Stage and Films
By the Associated Press
HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 4.—Wil
liam Desmond, another of film
land’s old guard, Is dead.
His family disclosed the death
yesterday. Mr. Desmond, 71, a
star of the old silents, succumbed
Wednesday night to a respiratory
Besides his many screen roles
starting with "Peggy” in 1915,
Mr. Desmond was also a matinee
[ideal on Broadway. He was seen
in such stage productions as "Quo
Vadis,” “Ben Hur,” “Alias Jimmy
Valentine” and “Romeo and
His movie leads included "Rug
gles of Red Gap,” "Mr. Broad
way.” "Roaring West,” "Heading
for the Rio Grande.” and "Phan
tom of the Air.” He played bit
parts in recent years.
Mr. Desmond’s wife, former Ac
tress Mary Mclvor, died in 1941.
Two daughters, Mrs. Robert R.
Robertson and Terry Desmond,
both of Altadena, Calif., survive.
Funeral services will be held to
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said. “A quarter of a million dol
lars wouldn’t buy it.”
Mr. Boykin also disclosed that
it is planned now to get next
year's festivities under way April
1, instead of April 15 and make
the opening events part of the
Cherry Blossom Festival. He said
a pageant will be arranged de
picting Gen. Washington and
Maj. L’Enfant surveying the site
of the Federal City from what is
now Capitol Hill on March 28.
1791, and Washington the next
day conferring with Georgetown
citizens to get them to turn their
fields and pastures over for the
Twenty-five foreign govern
ments have indicated they want
to participate in the fair, he said,
explaining that their participa
tion will be on the basis of ex
hibits linking their countries with
American history. He said Bel
gium suggested it could show a
chapter of our history in the sign
ing of the treaty of Ghent on
December 24, 1814, ending the
War of 1812. L
He said Britain, which ex
plained it had no money to spend
on such a project but wanted to
take part, is considering this pro
posal he made: Send over for dis
play an original volume of the
King James version of the Bible:
the Rosetta stone, its greatest
archeological treasure; one of the
Elgin marbles from the Parthe
non, one of its greatest sculptural
treasures, and other cherished
Mr. Boykin made it clear there
is a lot of interest in what sort
of entertainment of the lighter
sort the Freedom Fair will offer.
And he repeated, “No Sally
Two weeks ago the magazine
Billboard published a story that
the fair was going to have a “fun
way.” Since then, Mr. Boykin
said, there have come thousands
of suggestions. One was from a
man who suggested a long list of
attractions. They include a
monkey show, a midgets’ show
with two of the midgets being
graduates of the Vienna Conserv
atory of Music, and a crime show
containing 50 scenes in wax of
famous crimes “to show that
crime does not pay.”
Another man suggested an ex
hibit of snakes.
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heard no unusual noises in the
Asked for Another Suite.
The hotel reported that the
man registered at 8 o’clock last
night and was assigned to room
922. Later he left the hotel and
upon returning asked for a suite
higher in the 20-stor$ building.
He was given suite 1701, the one
in which the bodies were found.
United Nations headquarters
said Kuo has been employed for
about two years as a $3,500-a
year document clerk. He lived in
a YMCA in the borough of
Queens and had stayed at the
Alamac, located at Broadway and
Police said the young woman,
whom they described as an at
tractive brunette, worked in the
State Department’s International
broadcasting divi&on. She lived
at International House, a River
side Drive dormitory for foreign
students and workers.
The hotel room in which the
bodies were found was splashed
with blood. The young woman
had been slashed in the chest and
back arid her companion was
stabbed half-a-dozen times in the
| left side of the chest and once
at the right side.
A sheath large enough to con
tain the hunting knife was found
in the clothing of the Chinese.
Dinner and Bazaar
A turkey dinner and bazaar
sponsored by the Young Women’s
Guild of St. George’s Chapel will
be held between 5 and 9 p.m.
today at the parish hall, Second
and U streets N.W. The proceeds
will go to a chapel fund.
Retired Principal of
Schools Here, Dies
Miss Katherine C. Babbington,
84, retired administrative school
principal here, who had been with
the public school system 49 years,
died yesterday at her home, 4327
Nebraska avenue N.W.
Miss Babbington began her
teaching career at the Seaton
School here in 1885.
Her last 30 years were spent
at the Pierce School, Fourteenth
and G streets N.E., which was her
headquarters as administrative
principal of the Blow, Pierce and
Webb schools from 1923 until her
retirement in 1934.
Miss Babbington was a member
of an old Washington family. She
was the daughter of the former
Bridget Foley and William Bab
bington, a Washington contractor,
who hauled supplies for the Union
Army during the Civil War. The
old family home on I street N.W.
was next door to the boarding
house run by Mrs. Mary E. Sur
ratt, who was hanged in connec
tion with the assassination of
Miss Babbington attended Notre
Dame Academy and was the
school’s oldest graduate at the
time of her death, relatives said.
She had long been active in Cath
olic youth movements in this city
and for many years was a mem
ber of St. Ann’s parish at Wiscon
sin avenue and Yuma street N.W.
Miss Babbington’s only survi
vors are several nieces and neph
ews of Washington and Chicago.
Funeral services will be held at
10 a.m. Monday in St. Aloysius
Church, North Capitol and I
streets N.W. Burial will be in
Mount Olivet Cemetery.
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ing on the insurance certificate
In explaining the process it will
use sorting out the serial numbers
to establish the order of payment,
VA said it will start with numbers
ending in triple O. Then comes j
001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007,
008 and 009.
The 000 to 009 numbers will be
taken as one group.
As checks are mailed to veterans
in the triple 000 through 009
group, the process will be started
in the group whose serial numbers
end 010 through 019.
Next will come the group whose
serial numbers end 020 through
029. This process will be repeated
until the final group is reached—
990 through 999.
The VA at one time considered
using the entire serial number in
determining the order of payment..
This was abandoned, however,1
because officers generally have
much lower numbers than en
listed men. In general, draftees
have the highest numbers.
13 Million Have Applied.
VA said a little over 13.000,000
veterans already have applied for
the dividends. Processing for the
first group of numbers has been
No deadline, however, has been
set on making applications and
late comers could keep the job
going for months or even years.
In response to a question, the
VA said it will disregard the
hyphens which appear in the
serial numbers of some Navy vet
erans. Thus in a number such as
976-08-18, the final 818 would
become the key digits.
The administration is gearing
its pay-off machinery to dispatch
200,000 checks daily. They will
draw 20,000 cards a day from each
of 10 groups, and these will be
set up on the voucher writing
There will be some delay for a
comparatively small group. These;
are cases where the veterans did
not supply all the information
necessary and will involve further
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or 15.9 per cent, over the 1940
tally, the report showed.
Maryland, with a population of
2.175.000, showed an increase of
354.000, or 19.4 per cent over the
Oregon, with a population in
crease of 59.3, led all other States
in growth. Nevada, California,
Arizona and Washington were
runnersup in that order.
New York with a population of
14,382,000 continued to hold first
place as the Nation’s most popu
lous State. California, with a
population of 10,665,000, nosed
out Pennsylvania, 10,633,000, for
the distinction of being Nation’s
second largest State.
The population of the country
increased 17,051,000, or 12.9 per
cent since the 1940 census, the
Census to Test Accuracy.
The accuracy of the statisticians’
“guesses” on population growth
will be tested next year when the
Census Bureau sends 140,000 men
and women into the country’s
highways and byways to count
Recruiting of census enumera
tors will not begin until after Jan
uary 1. They will be hired only
at field offices in their areas.
Prospective enumerators must
have good health, mentally and
physically, and will also have to
have an automobile availably in
good condition, the bureau said.
Pay un “Piece” Basis.
“They will be called upon to
exercise sound Judgment, patience
and understanding, and they must
be able to adjust themselves to
varied circumstances,” the bureau
The census counters will be paid
on a “piece-price basis,” or for
each person or farm enumerated.
The average satisfactory workers
will earn about $8 per day.
The preferred age group for
enumerators is 25 to 45 years and
the positive limit is 21 to 65.
Veterans will be given preference
over non-veterans. They will be
employed from two to four weeks.
Production of Hybrid Chickens
May Double in 'SO. U. S. Says
Hybrid chicken production in the
United States, while only about 2
per cent of total chicken output,
may double next year, Agriculture
Department experts estimated to
One Government expert de
scribed the hybrid chicken indus
try as “still in its infancy but a
The hybrid chicken, now bred
mostly for increased egg produc
tion, is produced from inbreeding
of various crossbreeds over sev
About six producers in the
country are using hybrids on a
commercial scale, including Hy
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fact that the CAA already has
tentatively allotted funds for con
struction of such an airport with
in the District. Fred B. Lee, depu
ty CAA administrator, said the
limitation as to location within
the District was necessary be
cause the fund was allocated by
Thus funds allotted the District
must be spent here, he pointed
out, and added that “there’s not
much area for an airport within
the District.” Neither the District
Commissioners nor Congress have
provided matching funds for con
struction of such a small-plane
airport, he said.
Johnson Questions Idea.
But Senator Johnson took issue
with the idea that an airport
must be built within the District.
He saw the funds provided by
Congress as a "national fund.”
“My idea is that another air
port should be built for smaller
craft and combat planes as far
away from National as possible—
preferably in the opposite direc
tion from National,” he said.
“As a matter of fact, a combat
plane, converted to civilian usage
or being bought by a foreign pow
er or what have you, should never
be allowed to be tested at Na
tional Airport,” the Senator
The P-38 which crashed into
the Eastern Air Lines plane, kill
ing 55 persons aboard the trans
port, was being tested by a Boliv- :
ian government pilot at the time.!
The craft was to be bought by the
Ready at Last Session.
Senator Johnson said his bill
was ready for introduction at the
last session but that it was held
up pending a CAA report.
The Colorado Democrat said
that he had been battling for such
legislation ever since a Navy fighter
crashed into the Eastern Airlines
transport over New Jersey last
The Senator said that he had
been “raising the devil” ever since
that crash and now was deter
mined to get results. He added
that he understood that the CAA
had been held up in giving a report
on his bill at the last session
“because they couldn’t get budget
Worked Out Problem.
Senator Johnson said that as a
result of the New Jersey crash
the CAA and the military had;
worked out the problem of military!
planes getting into commercial air
"Following the crash of the air
liner as a result of the stunting
Navy flyer, I drew up a very severe
bill making it a penitentiary
offense for a military plane to get
into a commercial airlane,” he
said. “The CAA told me that they
felt it was a bit too harsh and that
the problem could be worked out
between the agency and the De
He added that he had asked
CAA Administrator D. W. Rentzel i
yesterday how this plan was work
ing out and had been informed
that it was most satisfactory.
“Four or five military pilots
have been court-martialed for
getting into the course of the com
mercial aircraft and disobeying
the rules,” he added.
Mr. Lee said that CAA had not
come around to segregating traffic
according to type as yet, but
added that “if we can build small
er airports at lesser cost at metro
politan centers, that might get
around the problem.
Airports Now Open to A11.
“The public policy up to now
has been not to segregate but to
keep the airports open to all users,
like public roads and other utili
ties,” he said.
The CAA official pointed out
that the airport construction
fund’s provision that money allot
ted a State, territory or the Dis
trict must be spent in the particu
lar geographical area to which it
was allotted was the same princi
ple followed on funds for public
The CAA has underway a
$500,000,000 airport plan for the
Nation which is designed to re
lieve airport congestion. The
plan is being gradually put into
effect in oo-operation with local
areas and airport authorities.
Defense Department spokesman
said that Air Force and Navy
combat aircraft do not land at
my large commercial airport at
present. Military planes landing
at such airports are transports,
which actually are the same type
is the commercial air liners and
they are very limited in number,
It was said.
Black Market Cheaper
When tea went on sale in Dub
lin, Eire, without restrictions re
cently, at $1.10 a pound, custom
ers complained that they could
get it for $1 on the black market.
The Bureau of Mines estimates
sine-lead deposits in the tristate
district of Missouri, Kansas and
Dklahoma at 66,100,000 tons.
Line Poultry Farms, which is run
by Henry B. Wallace, son of the
former Vice President.
The Wallace family also pioneer
ed in the hybrid corn industry
and, accordingly, their operations
in the poultry field are being
experts, both in and out of Gov
ernment. About 85 per cent of
all commercial corn grown now is
from hybrid strains.
Officials are inclined to go slow
on making any predictions of the
impact on the agricultural econ
omy of hybrid chicks. They point
out that there are not yet enough
farmers producing hybrids to give
reliable statistics on production
costs and annual yields.
fhomas A. H. Miller Dies;
Retired Roads Engineer
Thomas A. H. Miller, 64, retired
engineer of the Bureau of Public
Roads, died Wednesday in Char
A native of Henrico County,
Virginia, Mr. Miller was a gradu
ate of Alfcginia Polytechnic In
stitute. He retired from the Gov
ernment in 1941 because of ill
health. He had a home at Wide
He is survived by his widow,
Mrs. Roselle B. Miller; four sons,
Cary H., Robert A., William W.
and Frederick B. Miller, all of
Widewater, and a daughter, Mrs.
Roselle Blackburn of Fredericks- j
Funeral services will be held at
2:30 pm. tomorrow in the Aquia,
Va. Episcopal Church, where Mr.
Miller was a vestryman for 10
years. Burial will be in the Aquia
Baltimore Rites Scheduled
Today for Nicholas Meile
Funeral and burial services for
Nicholas Meile, a former Wash
ington resident who lived here 30
years, were to be held this after
noon in Baltimore.
Mr. Meile. who was in his mid-,,
50s, died Tuesday at University
Hospital in Baltimore after a long
Born in Baltimore, he came here
as a child and attended the Ben
ning Elementary School and high
school. For many years he worked
as a clerk for the Pennsylvania
Railroad before moving to Balti-;
more 22 years ago.
Mr. Meile was a sergeant in the
Army in World War I.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs.
Meile; r. daughter, Miss Ernestine
Meile, of Baltimore, and five
brothers, George V., John, Wil
liam, Charles and Ernest, all of
Dr. Edward ChorieyDies;
Williamsburg Official's Son
WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Nov. 4.
—Dr. Edward Clowes Choriey, re-;
tired Episcopal clergyman and
father of Kenneth Choriey, presi
dent of Colonial Wffliafnsburg, ]
died Wednesday night in the
Butterfield Memorial Hospital
Cold Spring, N. Y.
A funeral service will be con-!
ducted tomorrow at St. Philips
son, N. Y.
Born May 6, 1865, In Manches
ter, England, Dr. Choriey was or
dained a deacon in 1902 and a5
priest of the Protestant Episcopal!
Church the same year. Since
1940 he had been rector emeritus
of St. Philip’s where he was rector
from 1908 to 1940. He was the
oldest trustee of the Cathedral of
St. John the Divine in New York. I
Capf. Ole Brude, 69, Dies;
Sailed Ocean in Tiny Boat j
»y Associated Pross
SEATTLE, Nov. 4.—A man who
once conquered the Atlantic in
midwinter in an 18-foot lifeboat
of his own design died yesterday.!
He was Capt. Ole Martin Brude,
69, of nearby Edmonds.
Friends recalled that in 1904 he
and three companions sailed his
lifeboat from his home town of
Aalesund, Norway, to the United
States to prove its worth.
It was an odd, egg-shaped af
fair, almost impossible to over
turn. It was the result of Capt.
Brude’s search few a more sea
worthy lifeboat than those in use
at the turn of the century. He
had deplored the loss of life at
His native country accepted the
novel lifeboat, and some Spanish
merchant ships adopted it, but no
Supreme Court Bar
Pays Hughes Tribute
At Memorial Session
High tribute was paid today to
the late Chief Justice Charles
Evan Hughes by the bar of the
Supreme Court, recalling his out
standing services in various
branches of the Government and
private practice up until his death
August 27, 1948.
Resolutions adopted are slated
to be presented later to the Su
preme Court by Attorney General
J. Howard McGrath, with the re
quest that they be recorded per
manently in the court archives.
A large oil painting of Mr.
Hughes was conspicuously dis
played at the front of the confer
ence room in the Supreme Court
Building in which the memorial
proceedings were held.
John W. Davis, attorney, headed
a committee that prepared the
resolutions. These lauded Mr.
Hughes, pointing to his passion
for work on the court; his “large
and statesmanlike view of the
functions of the court”; his great
qualities of mind and heart “and
the luster shed by his life and
character on the legal profession.”
Mr. Davis, in presenting the
resolutions for adoption, said Mr.
Hughes followed Ben Franklin's
advice never to seek public office,
but never to refuse a public office.
Devotion to justice was the jurist's
guiding star, the speaker said.
Solicitor General Philip B.
Pearlman presided at the session.
Chief Justice Vinson sat in the
rear of the room and other Su
preme Court justices were seated
in the audience.
Former Gov. Nathan L. Miller
of New York characterized Mr.
Hughes as “one of the most ma
jestic figures of our times—the <
jurist, a statesman, and a scholar.” *
Former New York Appellate
Division Justice Joseph M. Pros
kauer, in seconding the resolu
tions, called Mr. Hughes “a law
yer's lawyer.” He spoke of the
jurist's ability to marshal facts
and evaluate them.
Mr. Proskauer declared Mr.
Hughes “labored to make the Gov
Charles Cheney Hyde, professor
emeritus of international law at
Columbia University and 8tate
Department solicitor when Mr.
Hughes was Secretary of State,
was another speaker. Mr. Hyde
recalled that Mr. Hughes did not
recognize the Russian government,
realizing it would lead to difficul
ties. He called Mr. Hughes “a
powerful defender of his coun
try” and said he was a champion
for vigorous international law.
John Lord O'Brian, former As
sistant Attorney General, who wa
associated with Mr. Hughes in the
New York State Legislature, as
serted the jurist's genius devel
oped when serving as Governor
of New York and putting over
James Vaheyr Democratic
State Head, Dies in Boston
By the Associated Pros*
BOSTON, Nov. 4.—James H.
Vahey, 49. Massachusetts Demo
cratic State chairman, died
He entered Boston City Hos
pital 10 days ago for treatment of
what was considered a mild
Born in Watertown. Mr. Vahey
attended Princeton and Boston
University law school, and had
practiced law since 1926. He
served in the Navy during World
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braces everythin! de
sirable end practical.
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