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THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D. C. ,
With Regard to a
Card of Thanks
Very often o cord of thanks in
H»« Star meets a need which can
hardly be solved hi any other way
Not only is it a graaom expression
of gratitude to these who hose sent
floral tributes hut also courteously
acknowledges the services and kind
nesses of the many to whom a per
sonal note of thanks cannot welt be
mailed or whose names and sd
dresses are not known Insertion at
a card of thanks may ba arranged
by telephone to The Star, ST 3-5000
The Evening and Sunday Star
Card at Cttastka
BOPS, ISTttU C. We wish to express
our heartfelt thanks to the Rev. Horsey,
Rev. Breeee and friends for the many
net* of kindness, floral tributes, cards
teletrams »nd messages of condolence
at the death of our late mother and
Wedneoday. December 22, 1964. HAR
Connecticut ave. n.w.. the beloved wife
of Henry N. Boucher and elsler of
Meson Dix Harris of Fitchburg. Mass.
Mrt. Boucher rests at the Deal Funeral
Home. 4812 Oeorgla ave. n.w. where
ahe will remain over Christmas eve
and Day until Sunday. December 28.
whan aervlces will be held at an hour
to be announced. She will go to
Fttchburc. Maas., where further serv
ices will be held and where Interment
will be made until spring, when she
wilt be burled In the family plot at
Rutland. Maas., Cemetery.
BROWN. WILLIAM C. On Thursday.
De cember 23, 1964. at his home. 728
Tth st. n.e., WILLIAM C. BROWN,
the beloved hnsband of Marcarct E.
Brown and brother of Miss Bessie
Brown of Washington, D. C.. and
Florence Hurwitz of New York City.
Friends may call at the Lee Funeral
Home. 4th st. and Mass, ave n.e.
Notice of funeral services later.
troit. Mich., on December 18, 1954,
wife of Rlehard O. Burton, daughter
of Angelo and Cornelia Stefaneill, sis
ter of Peter and Edward Stefaneui and
Mrs. Rose. Cavan Services at Cham
bers' Funeral Home, f.soi Cleveland
ave.. Rlvcrdale. Md., on Friday. De
cember 24 at 11 a.m. Interment
Washington National Cemetery. 23
BUTLER, EDWARD. Suddenly, on
Saturday, December 18, 11164, ED
WARD BUTLER of 103.1 oth st n.e..
husband of Jacqueline Detaining But
ler father of Maxine, Norma Jean.
Michele. Maria and Vivian Butler, son
of William and Lula Butler, brother
of Avon and William Butler. Jr. Friends
may call at the Carver Memorial Fu
ptral Heme. 20 R st. n.w.. whf'e
fuaersl services will be held on Fri
day. December 24, at 1 o.ot. Inter
ment Woodland Cemetery. 23*
day. December 22, 1054. st she nome
of his daughter. 025 North Vermont
at.. Arlington, Va.. BAILEY D.
COCKERILL. beloved father of Mrs.
Mae B. Shipman of the above address
Mrs. Mrytlr Horseman of Biadensburg,
Md.: Mrs. Ruth Free of McLean. Va..
and Joseph H. Cockerill of Cathkruin,
Va Friends may call at the Reed-
Green Funeral Home Herndon. Vau
Where services will be held on Fridav.
December 24, at 2 pm. Interment
in National Memorial Park Cemetery.
COPELAND, ROSA G. On Thursday,
December 23. 1054. ROSA O. COPE
LAND of 1230 Rhode Island ave. n.e.,
wife of James L. Copeland. Funeral
and Interment in Raleigh, N. C. Local
arrangements by Frazier's.
nesday, December 22. 1054, at his resi
dence. 2001 Owens rd. s.e.. Oxon
beloved husband of Emma R. Cross-
Ingham and lather ot Evelyn O’Don
nell. Edna C. O'Donnell and Jacqueline
R. Esworthy. Funeral from the Sim
mons Bros. Funeral Home. I (101 Good
Hope rd. s.e., on Friday. December 24.
at 10:16 a.m.: thence to St. Ignatius'
Catholic Church. Oxon Hill. Md.,
where mass will be ottered at 11 a.m.
for the repose ot his soul. Interment
Cedar Hill Cemetery.
mriA obNA
Wiles), beloved wife ol the late
Maurice B. Cunningham, motner of
Mrs Katharine R. Urtck and Mrs.
Goldie F. Landis, sister of Mrs. Mar-
Bret E. Wilson. Mrs. Hext Ware,
j Bessie Lavine. Charles. Thomas
' and William Wiles. Funeral from the
Timothy Hanion Funeral Home. 3831
t Georgia ave. n.w. on Friday, December
.. 24. at 8:16 a.m. High requiem mass
• at St. Theresa's Church. 15th and V
ats. s.e.. at > a.m. Interment Fort
Lincoln Cemetery. 23
ftCNHOFER. FRED. Members ot the
—. International Gosteva
•sdPf Association are hereby
notified of the death of
Monday. December 21,
W 1854, at Bethesda Hos
pital. Services will be
held at 2 p.m. Thursday. December 23.
at the 8. H. Hines Co. Funeral Home.
2901 14th st. n.w. Interment Prospect
Hill Cemetery.
KURT MOSS, President.
DANIEL D. KORN. Secretary.
dav, December 21. 1854. WILLIAM
BAKER DORSEY, uncle of Hammond
9. Dorsey. Mrs. Anna D. Cooke. Miss
Xlise Dorsey and William F Doisey.
Funeral services at the SaSeil Funeral
Heme. 475 H st- n.w.. on Friday,
December 24. at 11 a.m. Interment
Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Wednesday. December 22. 1954. BOYD
H. (HAPPY) DOUNVEOR. devoted hus
band of Marion Dounveor, father of
Boyd H. Dounveor, Jr. He also leaves
to mourn his passing his mother. Mrs.
Emma Williams, his stepfather. Rev.
John Williams; two brothers. John H.
Dounveor of Detroit. Mich., and James
Williams; one sister. Mrs. Crettle .Jef
lersuu. and a host of other relatives
and friends. Alter 4 p.m. Thursday.
December 23. friends may call at the
I. a*,-. Funeral Home. 389 Rhode
Island ave. n.w. Funeral services on
Friday. December 24. at 1 p.m., at
tne third Baptist Church, nth and
©ue sts. n.w.. Rev. G. O. Bullock of
ficiating Interment Lincoln Memorial
Cemetery. The family may be reached
at 304) Rhode Island ave. n.w.
ELLIS. ANITA B. On Monday. Djc«*-
ber 20. 1964. ANITA B. ELLIS of
. 1354 Ingraham st. n.w.. wilt ol.Wal
ter C. Ellis, mother of Rayford W.
Eiifb> Dorcas E. Gwaltney. grandmother
ol Deborah R. OwoHney. stater of
Richard P.. John N., Roger N. and
Charles 8 Brown. She also to sur
vived by many other relatives and
a devoted friend. George Clarke.
Friends may call at her late residence
on Thursday. December 23. after 4
p.m. Funeral from St. Mary's Rpto*
copal Church. 730 23rd st. n.w.. on
Friday. December 24. at 12 noon.
Interment Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements by Malvan St Schey, Inc.*
SLLfS. ANITA B. AU offleers and mem
—- bers of the Fast Presidents’
k Parley of James Reese Eu
#Tw rope Unit 5 are requested to
wto ataas-Mta* ia»9
ELLIS, at 1354 Ingraham it. x n.w..
Krf“%3ffiSfL <s°w* »
nSrcSfeßßt Mr™.
Parley Secretary.
FEGAN. HUGH J. On Sunday. December
19, 1854. at Georgetown Usavemßy
Hospital, HUGH J FRQANbeiovedaon
of the late Hugh J. and Katherine V.
Fegan. Friends and
at Copier Hall Georgetown University.
87 th and O sts n.w., after 11 ajn.
Tuesday, December 21. Reauiem moss
will be offered at Dahlgren Chapel.
Oeontotowl?* University, on Thursday.
W&fi bMS. ™
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Friends may call at tha S. H. tiiiies
Co ySmeral Home. 2»ol 14th st. n.w
be ~ween 6 and It) p.m. Thursday.
|£cem&r 23 Private VavraKi. serv
ices on Friday. December 24. fnter
ment Union Cemetery. Leesburg. Va.
J. William Lee a Sons Co.
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GRITTON. FRANK M. On Tuesday. Ete
i cember 21. 1954. at his residence.
1 "013 Lawrence st. ne . FRANK M.
GRITTON. beloved husband of Mis.
Mr. Oritton also is survived by four
grandchildren, seven great-grandchil
dren and one great-great-grandchild.
Friends may cal! at the Bee Funeral
Home. 4th at. and Mass. are. n.e
where services will be held on Friday,
December 24. at 2:30 pm. Inter
ment Mount Olivet Cemetery. 23
GRITTON. FRANK M. There will be
IKNMK a special meeting of Printing
Pressmen's Union. No. 1. on
Friday. Decernoer 21 1954.
mm 3)
ROY DEAN. Secretary. 23
December 21, 1954. at the heme of
her daughter. Mrs. Alice N. Hobbs of j
BS- X7", w fßf«.“Sr„"g?? n .S.‘
Tucker. James A- William, Everett
and John Oliver Hamilton, sister of
Mr*. Rebecca Pttohuch. Mrs. Lillie
also are twenty-two grandchildren and
eighteen great-grandchildren. Mrs.
Hamilton rests at the home of her
douahtr. Mrs. Alice N. Hobbs. 4 Boni
t font rd., CoiesvUto. Md. Services on
. Thursday, December 23. at 2 p.m .
r at the Andrew Chapel Methodist
Church. Coles vtlle. Md. Interment
; Colesvilie Cemetery. 23
day. December 22. 1964. at George- j
loved husband of 2flßT~lfr Heberly, j
brother of Fredejo Hebert?. Mrs.
Anna K Cooliy, <&e 8. Heberly and
, Sister PetronUi.* wberly. Prayers at!
the 8. H. Hines Co. Funeral Home, 1
3001 14th st: n.w.. on Friday. De
, cember 24. at 9 a.m.; thence to St.
r Matthew's Cathedral. 17th st. and
Rhode Island ave. n.w.. where the holy
i sacrifice of the mass wIU be offered
. ; at 9:39 am for the repose of Ms
1 soul. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery.
' HUDSON. HATTIK. On Tuesday, De
li cember 21. 1954. at her residence.
> ! 88 L st. n.w.. HATTIE HUDSON, be
loved wife of James Hudson, sister
1 ; of Frank Oliver Jackson. She also
( to survived by a host es other rela
tives and friends. The late Mrs. Hud
son may be viewed at the Stewart
Funeral Home, at' H st. n.e., after 4
p.m. Thursday. December 23. Funeral;
1 on Friday. December 24. from the |
Mount Airy Baptist Church. 17 B st.
! n.w., at I p.m. Interment Wood-!
* lawn Cemetery. 23
1 JACKSON. EMILY. On Tuesday. De- !
i cember CL 1954. at Freedmen's Hos-1
l | pital. EMILY JACKSON ot 5362-Oay j
st. n.e., beloved mother of the late
Rev. William A. Jackson, sr- and the 1
late Martha Turner Mosley. She is
survived by one daughter. Laura
Hamm; a host of grandchildren, great- !
grandchildren and other relatives and
I friends. Remains resting at Horton's .
Mortuary, 1324 You st. n.w. where
I . services will be held on Friday, De
cember 24. at 12:39 p.m., Rev. Na
thaniel S. Hargrove officiating. Inter
ment Wood lawn Cemetery.
-1 day, December 22. 1954. STEPHEN C.
JOHNSON of 836 Park rd. n.w., beloved
bretber of Mrs. Marie J. Smith, uncle
of Mrs. Bessie Lynch, Mrs. Ruby Stsf- ;
' ford. Mrs. Elsie Shelton. Mrs. Ida;
. Vessels and Otis Johnson. He also ;
to survived by other relatives and
; many lriends After 12 noon Satur- !
day, December 25. friends are invited ■
to call at the Jarvis Funeral Church.
1432 You st. n.w. Funeral services
on Sunday. December 26, at 1 p.m.,
at the Providence Baptist Church.
BeulahvlUe, Va. Interment church
cemetery. 25
KELFL. ANNETTE L. On Tuesday. De- 1
cember 21. 1954. ANNETTE L. KEEFE, i
beloved wife of the late Clarence E.
Keefe, mother of Edwt rd 8.. Francis I
J„ Gerald P. and Leo Keefe, sister I
of Mary Wheatley. Michael L. and .
James Lyden. Friends may call at!
| the Robert A. Mattingly Funeral Home. 1
•I 131 11th st. s.e.. until Friday, De-j
cember 24. at 8:30 a.m. Requiem
mass at St. Joseph's Church at 9 1
a.m. Relatives and friends invited. :
' Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. 23 {
nesday. December 22. 1954. at her ;
1 : residence. 1820 North Oakland st- !
i I Arlington. Va . DOVEY OVERBY KEL- j
LEY. beloved wife of Thomas J. Kelley, ]
i mother of Mrs. Shirley Harrison of
' i Dearllng, Oa. She also is survived
by cne grandchild. Frlenas may call
at the Ives Funeral Home. 2847 Wilson
blvd.. Arlington. Va., until Friday,
December 24. at 4:30 p.m. Funeral
services in charge of the Blanchard
• Funeral Home. Thomas. Ga. •
! ! KENDROS. GREGORY. On Wednesday.
December 22. 1954, at his residence,
1352 Sheridan st. n.w., GREGORY
> KENDROS. cousin of Mr. and Mrs.
Aiseit and Spiro Kendros. Friends
i may call at the S. H. Hines Co. Funeral
Home. 2801 14th st. n.w. Services
at Bt. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church.
Bth and L sts n.w.. on Friday. De
cember 34, at t p.m. Interment Olen
-J* woOd Cemetert. 2-1
•-'LUCK. MARTHA. On Wednesday. De
. cember 22. 1954. MARTHA BUCK.
[ She to survived by a son, Morceilus
Luck of Pittsburgh. Pa., and other
relatives and many friends After 6
; p.m. Thursday. December 23. friends j
may call at the Frasier Funeral Home. 1
389 Rhode Island ave. n.w. Funeral
services on Friday. December 24. at
1 p.m.. at the Vermont Avenue Baptist
Church. Rev. C. T. Murray officiating.
Interment Lincoln Memorial Ceme
MASINO. BLANCHE F. On Wednesday.
December 22. 195*. at her residence,
1336 East Capitol 3t., BLANCHE F.
MASINO. wife of Frank N. Masino.
mother ot Vlretnla Masino and Dr.
‘ Frank N. Masino Jr.; sister of Mrs.
1 : Anna V. Miley. grandmother of
; Virginia Ann. Frank N. Masino. 3rd;
1 Bertha M. Jennings and Mary Oates:
! aunt of John H. Jennings and Cleve
; land F. Coates. Friends may call at
' the Lee Funeral Home. 4th st. and
Mass. a??, n.e.. where services will be
j he.a on Friday. December 24. at 1
D.m. Interment Glenwood Cemetery.
. ! 23
MAYFIELD. WILLIE H. Departed this
11 life on Monday. December 20, 1954. j
WILLIE H. MAYFIELD of 1702 Kalmia !
| i rd n.w. He to survived by one daugh- !
ter. Mrs. Helen Osborne: five brothers, I
three sisters and a host of other rela
-1 tives and many friends. Remains
may be viewed on Thursday. Decem
! ber 23. after 3 p.m.. at the Hall
’ Bros. Funeral Home. 621 Florida
; ave. n.w., where services will be
held on Friday. December 24. at 1
! p.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.
i MckLROY, ANNA SAGE. Members of
K -a Warren G. Harding Chapter,
1 ■ No. 31. O. E. 8. regret to
vQs. announce the passing of our
* sister. ANNA HAGE McEL
ROY. •
s V Worthy Matron.
I : JACOB HOWARD. Worthy Patron.
ELSIE L. HOWARD. Secretary.
1 MELLOR. WILLIAM H. On Wednesday.
I i December 22. 1954. WILLIAM H. MEL
} ! LOR of 6334 Illinois are. n.w.. beloved
1 husband of Evilyn M. Mellor. father
of Elizabeth Anne Mellor, William
1 Herbert. |r.. and Mrs. Mary Carolyn
t Vas Dias. Funeral from the W. W.
- I Deal Funeral Home. 4813 Georgia ave.
. n.w., on Monday. Decefnber 27. at I
r p.m. Interment Arlington National
1 j Cemetery. (Ellicott City Times please
l copy. 1 25
; MILLER. VIOLA J. On Wednesday.
1 December 22. 1954, VIOLA J. MILLER
: of 6321 Cloy tor. n.e- wife of Sergt.
[: Fioya Milter, mother of Floyd Wesley
* 1 Miner and Ramona V. Miller, sister ot
' ' Mrs Lucy Michaux, Mrs. Mollie Echols.
1 Vernon, fiasco. Bruce. Jack and Paul
-1 >ther relatives and friends
also survive. Funeral and Interment
... - .4. l. uocal arrangements
Ijj r raster's.
* I MOFFETT. ANNIE A. On Tnursday.
* December 23. 1954, ANNIE A. MOF
-0 FBrr. beloved wife of Arthur D.
: Moffett and mother of Ruth Rezac.
I i A»;ce Foot’. Nora Horne. Marvin. Jo
} seph and Paul Moffett. Funeral serv
* ices at the Simmons Bros. Funeral
- | Home, 1681 Good Hope rd. s.e.. on
. t Friday, December 24. at 8 p.m. Inter
; 1 men* Ceday HUI Cemetery. 24
i Tuesday. December 21. 1954. at:
. Georgetown University Hospital. Rev j
' ! MICHAEL J. NEARY, 8. S. J., pastor '
J of St. Cyprian’s Church. 12*2 C st. 1
F j at- beloved brother of Patrick J and ,
,j John Neary. Remains will lie in state
“ at St. Cyprian’s Church after a 9 j
a.m. moss on Wednesday. December 22.
! On Thursday. December 83, at 9 a.m..;
*; December 24. a solemn requiem mass
* will be offered at 10 a.m Relatives I
1 and friends are Ihvlted. Interment:
n Mount OUvet Cemetery. 23 j
i NEARY. RET. MICHAEL 1- S. S. 1. j
=f,“K!«.» c S'SFSS:
s church, 13th and C sts. s.e- on Frl- j
, ■ j Our ritual servlee for the repose of |
: t Ei soul Win take place at the Januarr
. meeting. Every member will please:
j be present. The social program
j planned for that meeting will be poat
: &£d n oi%.^l.rn A e Y,nt A«,
living are on* one. one daughter, one
grandchildren, one nephew and other
j relatives and friend*. *s**>! &
: Thursday. December **, friend* may
call at the Henry 8. Washington A
1 SJai.^ssss.’ 1 ' ifu.utri.st
lawn Cemetery.
620 48th pl. n.e. Notl ?
later. Arrangements by Henry S.
Washington * Snnx
i BYNEX, DAVID C. On Thursday. De

Allen Rynex. Service* at the 8 H.
Hines Co. Funeral Bane. 2901 14th
9 t a.l"~lnTer^t M Con I j5 C eS& oimf
; tery.
! SHORTER, MARY E. Ot 2907 Carlton
ave sx., an December 23. 1954. be
loved mother of Miss Mary Margaret
Acton, sister of James. C. Lacey of
Spring Hill. Md. Services at Cham
ber*’ Funeral Home. 517 11th at. s.e.,
on F,*May. December 14 it 1 pm.
Interment Mount Rest Cemeteiv. La
Plata. Md.
SMOOT. WILLIAM E. Departed this
life suddenly, on Wednesday, Decem
ber 22, 1964, at the D. C. General
Hosnital. WILLIAM E. SMOOT of 2345
Nichols ave. s.e., hnsband of the late
Mrs, Minnie B. Smoot, devoted brother
of Chester A. and Walter A. Smoot.
He also is survived by a niece. Mrs.
Iris S. Brown: two nephew*. Arthur
and Frederick Smoot: other relatives
and many friends. Notice of tuneral
later. Arrangements by the Robert
O. Mason Funeral Home, 2660 Nichols
j ave. s.e. 24
ave ae- beloved wife of Virgil F
Stone, mother ot Ralph Marshall. Isa
dora Marshall. Chapman P Marshall.
Mildred V. Schneider, Frances V.
Bryant, all of the Washington area.
Mrs. Stone aloe to survived by eight
e andchiidrea. Friends may call at the
e Funeral Home. 4th st. and Mass,
ave. n.e., where services will be neld
on Thursday, December 23. at 2:30
p.m. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery.
(Kins Georges County paper* Please
copy.) 23
SUIT, CLARA B. On Sunday. Decem
ber 19. 1964. CLARA B. SUIT of 1516
East Capitol st., wife of the late Harry
F. Suit and aunt ol Walter F.
Schroeder. Friends msv call at the
Birch Funeral Home. 3034 M rt. n.w.,
where prayers will be offered on Fri
day. December 24. at 8715 a.m.: thence
to the Holy Comforter Catholic Chitren,
14th and East Capitol sts- where mass
will be offered at 9 a.m Interment
Mount OUvet Cemetery. 23
SWITKES. NATHAN. On Wednesday.
December 22. 1954. NATHAN SWITKES
of 6420 7th st. n.w., beloved husband
ot Mae D. Swltkes and devoted father
of Joseph N. and William sB. Swltkes.
He also Is survived by a brother, Mor
ris Sweetklnd of New Haven. Conn.
Funeral services at the Bernard Dan
zansky it Son Funeral Home. 3501 14th
st n.w., on Thursday, December 23,
at 1 p.m. Interment Mount Lebanon
Cemetery. 23
TOTTEN. MARIAN L. On Wednesday,
December 22. 1954, at Garfield Hos
pital, MARIAN L. TOTTEN nf 6906
New Hampshire ave.. Takoma Park.
Md.. the beloved wife of Ross L.
Totten, mother ot M. Caro.e ToLen
and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Law
rence Leapley, all of Tacoma Park.
Md. Friends may call at the Lee Fu
neral Home. 4th st. and Mass. ave. n.e
wnere services will be held on Monday.
December 27. at 11 a.m. Interment
Cedar Hill Cemetery. 26
TOWNBLEY, JULIA L. On Wednesday.
December 22. 1954. at Garfield Hos
pital. JULIA L. TOWNSLEY of 3802
South Capitol st- sister of Page Towns
le> and Albert Townsley. both of Chi
cago. Services at the 8. H. Hines Co.
Funeral Home. 2901 14th st. n.w..
on Friday, December 24. at 10 a.m.
Interment Chicago, 111.
December 21. 1954. at Garfield Hos
pital. MABEL BARTON WARD of 1801
16th st nw- beloved wife of the
late Martin P. Ward, Serviees at the
8. H. Hines Co. FuiAral Home. 2901
14th st. n.w- on Friday. December
24. at 11 a.m. Interment Rock Creek
Cemetery. , a23
December 21. 1954. at Prince Oeorges
of 6101 H st. n.e.. Fairmont Heights,
beloved wife of Frederick Washington.
Also surviving are five daughters, two
sons, her father, four brothers, five
sisters and other relatives and friends.
After 5 p.m. Thursday. December '-3.
friends may call at the Henry 8. Wash
ington Sc Sons Funeral Home, 4925
Deane ave. n.e. Mass will be offered
at 9 a m. Friday. December 24, at the
Church of the- Incarnation, Sheriff rd.
and Browning pl. n.e. Interment
Mount OUvet Cemetery.
to the great beyond on Monday. De
cember 20. 1954, at St. Elizabeths
ER. wile of Isaiah Wheeler. She
leaves to mourn one aunt. Lucille
Weiiford, and other relatives and
friends. Remains may be viewed after
6 p.m. Thursday. December 23, at
Smith's Funeral Home. 1125 19th st.
n.w.. where funeral will be held at 2
p.m. Friday. December 24. Interment
at Payne’s Cemetery.
nesday. December 22. 1954, at Freed
men’s Hospital. JAMES LOGAN WIL
KINSON of 2611 llth st. n.w- be
loved husband of the late Mrs. Bessie
Moss Wilkinson, brother of Mrs Laura
K. Bruce, Dr. Garnet C. and P. D.
Wilkinson. He also to survived by
other relatives and many friends. After
5 p.m, Thursday. December 23. friends
are invited to call at the Jarvis Fu
~ nißgl rlgiirn 1432 You st. n.w.,
where funeral services will be held
at.i p.m. Fridav. December 24. Inter
ment Woodlawn Cemetery. 23
December SI. 1954. at her residence.
224 South Carolina ave. s.e., BEATRICE
WIENEKE. wife of the late Frederick
Wieneke. mother of Mrs. Alouise Berg
Os Arlington. Va.: Mrs. Bernadina
Smith of Anaheim. Calif., and August
H. Wieneke. Friends may call at the
Lee Funeral Home. 4th st. and Mass,
ave. n.e- where services will be held
on Friday, December 24. at 11 a.m.
Interment Mount OUvet Cemetery. 23
wboD, ALFRED. Suddenly, on Mon
day. December 20, 1954, at his resi
dence. 24 E st. s.w.. ALFRED WOOD,
beloved brother of Mrs. Susie Colbert,
Mrs. Viola Curtis. Miss Prances Wood,
John. Charles snd Willie Wood of
Baltimore. Md. He also leaves to
mourn his passing many nieces, neph
ews. other relatives and many friends.
Remains resting st his late residence,
where friends may call after 4 P.m.
Thursday. December 23. Funeral serv
ices on Friday. December 24. at 1
p.m- at the John T. Rhincs At Co.
Funerav Home. 901 3rd sr. s.w.. Rev.
B. H. Whiting officiating Interment
Woodlawn Cemetery. 23
Sn iSrmoriam
ing memory of our dear mother. JEN
NIE ELLEN BLAYLOCK, who departed
this life one year ago yesterday. De
cember 22. 1953.
Although our hearts are heavy
On this sad memory day.
We know our mother is happy
In God's eternal way.
BROWN, MRS. ELLEN. In loving mem
ory of our darling mother, Mrs.
ELLEN BROWN, who left us thirteen
years ago today, December 23, 1941
God cave us a wonderful mother.
She was one who never grew old;
God made her smile as the sunshine.
He made ber heart of pure gold.
VER. A tribute to the memory of my
VER BROWNE, who passed away six
years ago today. December 23, 1948.
COLBY, NANCY A. Sacred to the mem
ory of our mother and grandmother.
NANCY A. COLEY, who departed thto
life December 23. 1912.
COLEY. NANCY A. In lovbig memory
of my dear mother and brat friend.
NANCY A. COLEY, who died December
23. 1912.
When day* ora dark and friend* hr*
Dear mother, how I mice you:
Thera may be friends who may be true.
But I lost all when I lost vou.
DALY. GRACE C In tovmg memory
of our dear mother. GRACE C. DALY,
who passed away ten years ago today,
i December 23. 1944.
i Anniversary maw at .Holy Name
I Church.
We misa her love, her cheery way*.
; _ Please, God. lust lot her knew
That we down here do not forget.
We love and miss her so.
DICE, GILBERT L. In sad but loving
; memory of my husband. GILBERT L.
DICE, who passed away two years tso
. today. December 23. 1952.
1 You era stone, but not forgotten.
Never shell your memory fade.
GREEN. ALOYBFOK bi food and lovtne
memory of oar devoted husband ana
father. ALOYSIUS GREEN, wte passed
year oaa today, December
. God cave me strength to hear it
And courage to fight the blow.
, But what it meant to lose you
No one will ever know.
i HARRIS. PAUL Q. In loving memory of
I our son and brother. PAUL Q. HARRIS.
r& o a&nsaLn'mst.
OO.W. h« *
1 onr of our husband and father. BEK
’ NARD T. POGUE, who departed thto
, toe year ago today, December
Peacefully kkepinc. resting at last.
The world'* many trouble* and triala
arc post;
to silence he suffered, in pattene* he
Until God coned him home ta suffer
no more.
years M»*today. December
A token es love and remembrance
. Os one we shall never fowggt:
■is memory to n* is p treasure.
Hit tea 1 lifetime nf regrets
J. Edward Heberle, 68, Dies;
; A Director of Capital Transit
Was Authority
On Fores and
Labor Problems
J. Edward Heberle. «8,.a di
rector of the Capital Transit Co.
! and an authority on transit fares
[ 1 and labor arbitration, died yes
• terday at Georgetown Hospital
after a short illness. He became
: 111 while vacationing last week
, in Mexico.
[ Mr. Heberle was with the
I .Transit Co. and its forerunner
for 43 yean when he retired as
' vice president and controller in
> 1951. He lived at 1016 Sixteenth
street N.W.
Born in Olean, N. Y.. Mr.
; Heberle got his accounting train
! tag in Southeastern University
i j here.
He began working for the
! Capital Traction Cto. in 1907
when he first came to Washing -
i I ton. He was first appointed
i secretary to the chief engineer,
; then chief clerk and ta 1920 as
| sistant secretary of the com
pany. He was made assistant
to the president six ydars later,
a position he held when the
company merged with Washing
ton Railway A Electric Co.
He became vice president and
controller when the new Capi
: tal Transit Co. started opera
tions in December, 1933. Since
his retirement in 1951, he had
continued to serve on the board
of directors.
Mr. Heberle was a past treas
j urer and Executive Committee
I I member of the American Transit
Association and he had also
; served as president of the Ameri
: | — t — .
John E. Farmer, 85,
Retired Conductor
And Indian Fighter
John Edward Farmer, 85, re
tired railroad yard conductor
and former soldier who fought
in Indian uprisings and the
Spanish-American War, died
yesterday at Mount Alto Hos
pital. He-lived at 912 Ninth
street N.E.
A native of Spottsylvania
County, Va., Mr. Farmer en
listed in the Army in 1891 and
again in 1896 for three years.
He fought ta Indian uprisings
and participated in the capture
of the Apache Chief Geronimo.
He was a sharpshooter on the
Army rifle team.
Mr. Farmer came to Wash
ington after the Spanish-Amer
ican War and began his railroad
career. He retired from the
. Washington Terminal about 15
; years ago. He had been a mem
ber of the Brotherhood of Rail
' road Trainmen for 50 years and
was a member also of the United
Spanish War Veterans.
His wife, the former Florrie
Bussey of Washington, whom he
married ta 1901, died in 1942.
Survivors are two sons, Lloyd
F. t Silver Spring; Norman W. of
the home address; three daugh
ters. Mrs. B. W. Seaton, Harris
burg. Pa.; Mrs. J. T. Gaiser, 1430
! Saratoga avenue N.E.; Mrs. H. C.
Sacra. Tampa. Fla.; a brother,
George W., Alexandria, Va.; a
sister. Mrs. J. W. Bussey, Fred
ericksburg, Va.; 11 grandchildren
and one great-granddaughter.
Services were held today at
Hines’ funeral home with burial
1 in Arlington Cemetery.
Mrs. Thomas J. Kelley,
Wildlife Service Analyst
Mrs. Thomas J. Kelley, 45,
budget analyst for the Fish and
Wildlife Service, died last night
at her home, 1820 North Oak
i land street, Arlington, after
i several months’ illness.
Bom in Mississippi, Mrs. Kelley
was the former Dovey Overby.
She was graduated from George
Washington University and had
worked for the Veterans’ Admin
istration and War Department.
In 1937 she became a budget
analyst for the biological survey
of the Agriculture Department,
! now the Fish and Wildlife Serv
ice of the Interior Department.
Survivors are her husband, ta
charge of the records and com
munications section of the Fish
■ and Wildlife Service; a step
daughter, Mrs. Shirley Harrison,
Dearing, Ga.; her parents. Mr.
■ and Mrs. John R. Overby. Vicks
i burg, Miss., and a brother.
; Archer R. Overby, Wheaton, Md.
i Services and burial will be
. 1 held Sunday in Dearing, Ga.
j " " ‘
!. Vernon Foster, Counsel
/For Illinois Central
■y the Auociotod Pros* .
CHICAGO, Dec. 23.—Vernon
. W. Foster, 73, retired vice presi
' dent and general counsel for
> the Illinois Central Railroad,
died today ta Illinois Central
Hospital after a long illness.
t i He retired January. 1951,
j I after 53 years’ service. He was
7 bora and reared ta Norwalk,
Ohio, and was graduated from
Sandusky (Ohio) Business Col
lege in 1897.
Survivors include the widow,
\ a daughter, Jane, and a son,
f John W., an Illinois central at
i tomey, all of Chicago.
: Mrs. W. M. Daniels,
: Ex-Official's Widow
Mrs. Winthrop M. Daniels,
i widow of a former member of
, the Interstate Commerce Com
mission, dt*d Tuesday night ta
1 Houston, Tex., friends here have
been advised.
Mr. Daniels was with the ICC
\ here from 1914 to 1924.
r A son, Balfour, survives. He
is dean of Houston College. Mrs.
Daniels had lived with him.
Funeral services will be held
ta Sayteook Point, Conn., on
O Mfl ■pppwmHi
j|jg| JSHHk
. 'imp.
can Electric Railway Account
ants’ Association. He had been
president of>the District of Co
lumbia Controllers’ Institute and
the CTC Quarter-Century Club.
He was a fqymer director of
the Union Trust Co. and a
member of the Metropolitan
Club, Columbia Country Club,
Blue Ridge Rod and Gun Club
and the Washington Board of
Trade. He was a director of
the Boys’ Club of Washington.
Survivors are his widow Lora,
a brother, Frederick P., Olean,
and three sisters, Miss Rose S.
■ Heberle, Bellevue Hotel, 15 E
street N.W.; Mrs. Anna E. Cooley.
> Rochester, N. Y., and Sister
Petronilla Heberle, DePaul Hos
■ pital, St. Louis.
i\ Services will be held at 9:30
;' a.m. tomorrow at St. Matthew's
• Cathedral. Burial will be in
• ; Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Henry Boucher,
Active in Fund Drives
. For Girl Scouts
Mrs. Henry N. Boucher, 61,
■ the former Harriett E. Harris,
; member of a New England
! family dating from early Co
-1 lonial days, died yesterday at
- Emergency Hospital. She lived
i at 4801 Connecticut avenue
l Mrs. Boucher’s great-great
grandfather, Thaddeus Mason
I Harris, was a well known Uni
. tarian minister ta New England,
i Her parents were the late T.
• William and Emma Joyce Harris
. of Maine. Her mother died here
. in 1951.
Lived Here Since 1935.
A native of Brooklyn, N. Y„
Mrs. Boucher was educated at
| Simmons College In Boston.

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—Chose Photo.
She had lived in Washington
since 1935 and was married five
years ago. Her husband is a
community planner and land
, scape architect.
During World War I, Mrs.
. Boucher was prominent in wel
' fare work in New York. Later
she was active in Girl Scout
■ work and worked with Mrs.
Herbert Hoover in various fund
, drives for the Scouts throughout
the country, and particularly in
’ the mountain States of the
; West.
In 1933, Mrs. Boucher was ta
personnel work for the Moses
Park Development Program in
; New York, where she met her
husband. After coming to Wash
’ ington she did administrative
work for the Rural Electrifica
tion Administration and in the
1 early 1940 s she transferred to
personnel work in the office of
1 the Secretary of War.
Managed Showroom.
In recent years, Mrs. Boucher
had been engaged in interior
, decorating the Washington show
. room of Stapler Fabrics of Phila
! deiphia.
Besides her husband, she is
survived by a brother, Mason Dix
Harris, Fitchburg, Mass.
Her body will be at Deal’s fu
neral home, 4812 Georgia ave
nue N.W., tomorrow and Sat
urday. Burial will be ta Rut
land, Mass.
: Mrs. F. 0. Gaither,
1 Daughter of General
Mrs. Frederick O. Gaither, ot
s Hope House, Lanham. Md , died
; Monday ta Prince Georges Coun
-1 ty Hospital.
The former Hortense McKee,
Mrs. Gaither was born ta Wash
-1 ington, the daughter of the late
; Union Army Gen. and Mrs.
George C. McKee of Jackson.
Miss. Her father was a Repre
sentative from Mississippi from
1869 to 1875.
Survivors are two sons and
four daughters, Army Col.
, George McKee Gaither, Fred
t erick O. Gaither III; Mrs.
. Eleanor G. Nolan; Mrs. Rosalie
i G. Ashley; Mrs. Ann G. Brick
s erd and Mrs. Hortense G. Scott,
all of lantwi Md., ***** two
; sisters, Mrs. Rosalie McKee
Shelton of 2936 Porter street
s N.W. and Mrs. Annie McKee
. Pace at Dallas. Tex.
Services were to be held today
I in Chambers Funeral u™*
i Riverdale, with private burial
Family's Possessions
Destroyed in Fire at
Highland Dwellings
Christmas went up ta flames
today for a Washington young
couple and their 4-year-old son.
Only a few scorched Christ
mas toys were salvaged from the
Mam which swept their duplex!
apartment at 714 Yuma street
The couple, Mr. and Mrs. Vir
den L. Holden, lost all the furni
ture. clothes, and personal pos
; sessions acquired during their
| five years of marriage.
“I guess we were pretty lucky,
with no one hurt,” Mr. Holden.
26. said.
I Police reported that the blaze
may have been accidently start
ed by the boy, Ronnie.
Mr. Holden had left for work
when the fire broke out this
morning. His wife, Betty Jean,
22. gave this account of the
blase ta Highland Dwellings:
She was upstairs and suddenly j
realized she didn’t know where!
Ronnie was. Searching for him,
she opened the door to.a utility
room off the kitchen, and was
greeted by leaping flames.
Leaving the door open, Mrs.
i Holden ran through the house
looking for her son. She finally'
found him hiding under a bed.;
The young mother, in her j
housecoat, and Ronnie ta his pa- ■
| jamas fled the building.
I The fire department was called
i at 8:55 a.m.
Firemen were able to stop the!
1 blaze from spreading, but couldn’t j
■, save the Holdens’ apartment.
Mrs. Holden said Ronnie might i
have started the fire by sticking!
a mop into the coal furnace and i
then puling it out. Ronnie said j
I he didn’t, and Mr. Holden was j
: inclined to believe him.
“He never played with matches I
and he feels the truth,” Mr. j
Holden declared.
He said his family would move
ta with his mother, Mrs. Ruth
Goldsmith, 602 Emerson street
Mr. Holden had stretched his
$56-a-week paycheck for a full
Christmas for his family. He
has been working as a truck
driver for an oil company.
“I was going *to bring home
his tricycle today, but I de
cided to get it last night. We
had everything but the tree.”
Expectant Mother Flees
Fire With 2 Children
An expectant 19-year-old
mother and her two children
escaped injury today as fire de
stroyed two rooms and all the
Christmas presents at their home
ta Friendly, Md.
Mrs. Mary Evans told firemen
she smellkd smoke at about 6
a.m. and rushed into the living
room to find the front door and
wall ablaze. She bundled up her
two children, aged 2 and 1. and
dashed out the back door.
Mrs. Evans* father-in-law and :
mother, Mr. and Mrs. Rufus
Gardner, who live near the
Evans house, at 8652 Old Fort
road, suffered cuts and bruises
in a vain attempt to fight the
blaze with water from a barrel.
The Evans well is dry, the
family said.
Mrs. Evans also lost a bag she
had prepared in anticipation of,
going to the hospital.
Her husband Is a sailor at the
Patuxent Naval Air Station.
Firemen confined the blaze to
the living room and a bedroom
of the one-story frame house.
The fire destroyed a closet where
the Christmas presents were
kept. Damage was estimated by
firemen at about SI,OOO. They
said the fire apparently was
started by an oil stove.
Baby Girl Falls in Harbor,
Floats on Back Till Rescue!
By tha Associated trass
LONG BEACH. Calif., Dec. 23. j
—Because 18-month*old Pamela |
Newton wasn’t frightened when 1
she fell off a 30-foot high wall
into the harbor, she’s alive today. |
The harbor is 60 feet deep at
the point where the child fell.
Her father, Donald C. Newton,
an oil well driller, had left his
four daughters in the family auto
while he talked with a drilling
crew working nearby. Barbara,
16; Donna, 5; Kathleen, 3, and
j Pamela got out. Barbara ran to
her father and cried that Pamela :
had fallen into the harbor.
Mr. Newton swam 50 yards in;
the direction indicated by work- j
ers on shore. He found Pamela.
“She was floating on her back, |
looking at the sky,” Mr. New-,
ton reported. “She wasn’t even
2 Needy Families
Receive Yule Gifts
From Eisenhower
Sy Hw> Associated F(tsi
MEMPHIS. Tenn., Dec. 23
A Mississippi farm wife and an
Arkansas farmer received Christ
mas gifts for their families last
night from President and Mrs.
Mrs. Lonzo Bowman of Clarks
dale. Miss., received two pack
ages. She didn’t open them im
mediately. but said she had
written Mrs. Eisenhower “telling
what a hard time our family has
been having.”
The other gift, a doll named
Mamie, a toy tractor, and a
model of the White House, went
to the children of Eddie Ward, j
a farmer of Lake City, Ark.
Mr. Ward said he had written
Mrs. Eisenhower because he had
no way to provide a Christmas
for Alice. 12, or Eddie. 10, and
Johnny, 9.
“This is the greatest thing
Bw could have sent me,” Mr.
Ward said.
The gifts arrived here by com
mercial airliner and were de
livered by tiro Army officers sta
tioned here. Lt. Col. James D.
Cline rad Capt. Warren G. Reed, j
f 4 ||||'' ■ • .
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—Star Staff Photo* by (tone Abbott.
holds her son Ronnie, 4, and looks over the scorched Christmas
presents that were the only objects saved from a fire which
destroyed her Southeast apartment.
THE STAR TOT—A District fireman looks down at a tricycle—
intended as the prise present tor the 4-year-old boy—that was
burned in the blase at 714 Yuma street S.E. The scene is the
backyard of the duplex.
Court Rejects Bid
For Revocation of
Dr. PeckhadTs Bail
The U. S. Court of Appeals for
the District of Columbia today
| turned down a Government re
quest to revoke a $5,000 bail set
last summer for Dr. Henry L.
Peckham, jr„ 47-year-old physi
cian, pending outcome of an ap
peal from a conviction on an
abortion charge.
The Government motion, filed
on December 15, was argued yes
terday before Chief Judge Harold
M. Stephens and Judges David
L. Bazelon and E. Barrett Pretty
man. The request was formally
turned down in a brief written
I Shipping Firm Cleared
On Tanker Charges
| A Federal Court jury has found
, the Philadelphia Marine Corp.
[not guilty of making a false
j statement in connection with
I the transfer of a Government
! surplus tanker.
The jury in U. 8. District
Court for the District of Colum
bia deliberated four-and-a-half
hours to reach its verdict in the
two-week trial. The firm had
been indicted a year ago on
charges that it made a false
statement when it reported that
control of the company rested
with American citizens.
The indictment had charged
that the firm at that time was
; under the control of Manuel E.
Kulkundis of New York, a Greek
; citizen.
TV Plea Nets $400,000
In Week for Negro School
television appeal for $1 million to
help expand a Negro school ta a
small Mississippi community has
brought an estimated $400,000
—4O per cent of the amount
sought—within a week.
NBC announced yesterday that
66 bags of mail already opened
contained .$217,500 and another
84 bags are expected to yield an
additional 8200.000.
The appeal was made by Ralph
Edwards on his “This Is Your
Use” program.
I W. R. Frank Hines, President
Washington', Foremast Fnnerot Homo* Shoe* UTS
Si S. H. Hines Conroaiml
2HF43-9SS7 Fourteenth Street HW
COttmHm S-7923 No Oromoh Establishment,
The Government had requested
the revocation of the appeal bond
in view of Dr. Peckham’s arrest
on December 14 on a charge of
performing an abortion on a 26-
year-old married woman. Bond
in the latter case was set at $lO,-
000 when the physician was ar
raigned before United States
| Commissioner Cyril S. Lawrence.
The $5,000 appeal bond was set
, by the appellate court in June
pending outcome of Dr. Peck
ham’s appeal from conviction on
a charge of performing an abor
, tion on a 28-year-old woman.
The motion to revoke bond was
l opposed in argument by Dr.
Peckham’s attorney, Albert J.
I Ahern, jr.
[ I Mr. Ahern argued that the re
| cent arrest of his client did not
I mean that Dr. Peckham is guilty.
! The physician is now free under
bonds totaling $15,000, including
the appeal bond and bond posted
after his recent arrest. -
Francis J. Collins 9
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