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DELAWARE COUNTY (PA.) DAILY TIMES Thursday, February », 1X1 Mkrcus IJook Wants Jointure Cost Details '·MARCUS HOOK. -- The school board Wednesday night expressed a willingness to investigate ail jointure possibilities, but decided that meetings are useless until comparative cost figures are Escape · Continued from Page 1 ; decides to plead guilty to the i charges. His dash to freedom Wednes- j clay occurred at about 2:30 p.m. \ in the crowded New York rail' road station. The detectives and their prisoner were in a group of 30 persons being returned to | Philadelphia by train. Their jet ', flight from New Orleans couldn't land at Philadelphia and was di; reeled to New York's Idlewild \ Airport. Those destined for Philadelpia were transported by bus from the airport to the railroad station. .Manning moved toward an information desk and Sheid bolted. He was not handcuffed at the time. The detectives said he was ai- . lowed to be without handcuffs because of good behavior. The fleeing prisoner raced up '· a staircase with Diggins close behind. Manning saw what was happening and joined the chase. The trio raced past startled persons and weaved around others, the detectives had their guns drawn but were unable to use them because of the crowd. Manning said there were several hundred persons in the area of the main lobby. ^ Sheid got as far as the lobby "^ on the upper level. Manning and · Diggins dosed the gap in the footrace and leveled him with a'body block and flying tackle. The three scuffled on the floor before a frightened group of spectators. Sheid was subdued and had his arms shackled behind him. As the detectives escorted the prisoner back to the train platform/they received quite an ovation. A large group of persons surrounded them. The detectives were cheered and applauded. The prisoner, described by police authorities as weighing 165 pounds, 5 ft. 11 in. and muscular, told the. detectives: : I wished you would have shot me." Maitland said authorities have attempted to arrest Sheid several times but ended having him "slap away a half step ahead of police." Twice they tried to get him in New York and once in Pittsburgh. He shifted around the country and sougKt work as a seaman aboard tankers. Maitland said he was located in Texas through the Coast Guard. The chief county detective said he was taken in custody there by police of Houston and Galveston. The two county detectives departed Philadelphia by aircraft Monday. They were delayed seven hours in Washington by weather condtions and were unable to get a return flight until Wednesday morning.-Weather conditions prevented landings at Baltimore and Philadelphia. Sheid was committed to Broadmeadows Prison shortly after 6 p.m. The seaman was arrested Sept. 18, 1957 in Marcus Hook by Patrolman Anthony Gallo and Anthony Dubolino as he was about to enter a cafe He had been sought since the previous January when he allegedly took $100 by gunpoint from a market employe in Chester. Sheid was identified by police as an accomplice of Morris Ruckel in the armed holdup of James Dorris, the employe of the market. The pair missed $800 in receipts that were locked in Dorris' auto. Rui duel with Chester police in January 1957. He and two others were implicated in the kidnaping of a Baltimore policeman. Ruckle was sentenced to 35 years in prison. In December 1950 Sheid was committed to the Eastern Penitentiary for the stabbing of his former sweetheart, Catherine Mosley, 7th and Potter Streefs. She was wounded critically in a street attack that police listed as a revenge motive stabbing. available from the county super inlendent's office. Marcus Hook currently is carrying on jointure discussions with Trainer, Upland, Tinicum, Folcroft and Eddystone as efforts move forward to restore the Eddystone school destroyed by fire in December. Meanwhile, Marcus Hook has received a feeler from the Chichester Joint Board, which suggested a meeting to explore bringing Marcus Hook into that district. At the same time it was reported that the Trainer board wants to meet with the Marcus Hook board to discuss going into the Chichester jointure. Board members indicated they See Death Notices on Page 29 ANNE ELIZA McABEE, 79, widow of James W. McAbee, died on Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Walker in Harrisonburg, Va,, after a lengthy illness. Mrs. McAbee was born and educated in Marcus Hook. She was married in 1902 and conlinuped to live in Marcus Hook until her husband's death nine years ago when she went to live with her daughter. While living in Marcus Hook she was a member of Cot esbury Methodist Church. Beside her daughter she is survived by seven grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and a brother Clarence C. Vernon, of Marcus Hook, father of Mickey Vernon, are being bombarded by ques tions from residents of the com munity. They indicated that when all the facts are assembled there will be ample public meetings to discuss all the angles. The board approved increasin its insurance on the district' building and equipment to allow 100 per cent new replacement i case of fire, instead of 80 pe cent of the depreciated value. It also authorized legal actio to protest a reduction in the a sessment of properties located a 11, 13, 15 and 17 E. 10th SI contending that more than $7,000 worth of improvements have been made in recent years without any increase in the assessment. The board granted Marcus Hook Fire Co. permission to use the school auditorium for a meeting of the Delaware County Firemen's Association March 27. It also approved use of the auditorium by the fire company's ladies' auxiliary for a calendar party, March HONORED--Former State Senator John J. McClure (left), county GOP leader, Wednesday was named the 1961 recipient of the Chester Kiwanis Club's award "for outstanding service to the community." Because of a hip injury, McClure was unable to attend the award luncheon, and a committee pre- sented the medal to him afterward at his home. Mrs. Frances P. Donahoo, president of the Chester School Board, was the main speaker at the meeting. She and Howard J. Gallagher, a past president of the club, talk with McClure after the medal was presented fo him. Action was deferred on two resolutions which would establish a maximum salary schedule for both professional and non-professional employes. The board indicated it wants some clarification on the language used in the lutions. Approval was granted for the purcahse of a duplicator and a sump pump for the boiler room. Cost of the duplicator will be 5153.65 net, and $57.70 for the pump. Supervising Principal Bennett Davis reported that while three days of school have been missec because of weather there is no need yet to make any adjust ment.in the school year calendar. He also reported he is continuing discussions with representatives of school districts interested in the jointure with Eddystone. Held After Wild Chase Man Held In Beating, Robbery PHILADELPHIA-A 27-year-old man was ordered held without bail for court Wednesday on four charges in connection with the robbery and vicious beating of a Chester man. Philadelphia Detective James Farrell identified the man as Floyd Jacobs, charged with burglary, larceny, receiving stolen goods and conspiracy. The victim, Andrew Davis, 59, of 1415 W. 9th St., a gardner, was beaten and kicked by three men near central Philadelphia Jan. 2. He was beaten so badly he almost lost the sight of one eye. He told police the men topk $20 and a diamond-studded wristwatch valued at J600. He said the watch had been given him by his wife shortly before she died. Farrell said he learned the watch had been pawned Jan. 4 for $15. He spread the word that thieves had stolen a $600 watch, then failed to realize its value when they pawned it. Last Saturday, Jacobs presented a pawn ticket and asked for the watch, Farrell said. The clerk at the loan company telephoned Farrell, who arrested Jacobs. Jacobs pleaded innocent and old Magistrate Joseph Molinari le bought the watch for $30 and hen pawned it the same day because he ran short of cash. McClure Continued from Page 1 West Side of Chester" until today. "I was on the committee which chose the recipient of this Kiwan : is award, and because of my many years of association as a neighbor and friend, the committee felt that I knew more about this man than most Chester residents," she said. She told about the Chester of old and some of the prominent families of the limes: "The 7th Ward was the heart of the Republican Party in the City of Chester started by his father, William J. McClure, William MARY E. BRAIN, 77, wife of George Brain of 25 Chestnut St., newly appointed manager of the Washington Senators, and one sister, Mrs. Florence V. Cannan of Marcus Hook. The Rev. William McClain, pastor of the Cokesbury Methodist Church will officiate at the service Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Robert Moreland funeral home, 9th and Main Sts., Trainer. .Burial will be in Lawn Croft Cemetery. Friends may call Friday after 7 p.m. at the funeral home. SARAH EDNA ACTON, 74 widow of Thomas G. Acton of Valley Road, Wawa, died Tuesday in Lankenau Hospital after a week's illness. · Mrs. Acton, the former Sarah VICTORIA POCHOPttN, died Tuesday in Crozer Hospital after a long illness. She was a resident of 3451 Mt. Vernon Ave., Brookhaven, for the past seven months. Mrs. pochopien was born in Philadelphia and moved to Chester at the age of 2. She lived in Chester until she moved to her Brookhaven address. She was a member of St. Hedwig's Catholic Church, Chester. Her husband, Frank John Pocho- pien, died Dec. 11, 1959. Mrs. Pochopien is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Florence Pal- erson of Brookhaven; three sons, Henry of Upland, Peter Gniewosz of Chester and Joseph Gniewosx of Drexel Hill; one sister, Mrs. Rose Dominiak of Trainer; one brother, Francis Kulas of Chester; 11 grandchildren. Services will be 8 a,m. Saturday at the Kaniefski funeral home, 2524 W. 3rd St., Chester, with solemn requiem mass in St. Hedwig's Church at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be in Immaculate Heart Cemetery. The viewing will be Friday evening in the funeral home. Mathews, who served as State treasurer . . . then a little later William C. Sproul came into the picture. These three men were known as the 'Three Bills' of the Republican Party of Chester and Delaware County. "These men were outstanding men, men who were ready and willing to help their neighbors, men who were honest and reliable. This is the home training of our recipient from early youth in political affairs." Mrs. Donahoo, a Republican, herself, told how McClure left Swarthmore College upon the death of his father and entered politics with William Mathers Jr. and Senator Sproul. "The success of his politica career has been the result of his home training and observation o Co. (now liquidated) and organiz ed the John J. McClure General Insurance Agency which is still in operation. She told of his election to the State Senate and highlights of his years there from 1928 until 1936. "I always call him Senator," she said. And she added: '-'Here is a man who was born in Chester, always lived in Chester and has retained all his interests in Chester." Near the end of her prepared six-minute speech, she said, "I am happy to announce that he is walking around his home now, and after a long convalescence and rest, his mind is as keen as it was 20 years ago. I only wish mine were as keen." This is the third such award for the ex-senator, called the county's political "boss" by some, its "leader" by others. Marcus Hook, died Tuesday at home after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Brain was b'orn in Wales, Bri.tish Isles, and came to this country when she was 3. She was a member of Trinity Methodist Church, Chester. Besides her husband she is survived by two sons, G. Gordon of Wallingford and J. Russell of Chester and one daughter, Mrs. Fred Evans of Marcus Hook, five grandchildren and two g r e a t grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Raymond Burgess of Rehoboth Beach, Del., Mrs. Harry Connor of Forty Fort, Pa. and Mrs. Robert Roberts of Philadelphia and two brothers, Daniel Davis of Rehoboth Beach, Del., and George Davis of Chester. Rev. William A. MarjLachlan, pastor of T r i n i t y Methodist Church, will conduct the services on Friday morning'at 10 at'the William S. Bleyler funeral home, Edna Phelps, was a member of the Dawn Bible Class of Philadelphia. She is survived by two sons Col. Lloyd P. Acton, stationed in Paris, France and Elton P. Acton of Wawa and a daughter, Mrs William King of Riddlewood and six grandchildren. The services will be Saturday LOLA F. FIELDS of 1539 Providence Ave., Chester, widow of James E. Fields, died Wednesday n Chester Hospital after a brief illness. Mrs. Fields was born in Saxis, Va., and lived in Delaware County for a number of years. She was a member of Chester Baptist Temple. 'Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Virginia Snyder, Mrs. Ethel Gaudino and Mrs. Nellie Penland. all of Chester, Mrs. Lola Hiller of Garden City and Mrs. Etta Coverly of Pottstown; four sons, George CHESTER--A 25-year-old Ches ter man was ordered held in $1,000 bail for court today after he was arrested Wednesday nigh by Chester Township police fol lowing a wild chase over ice covered streets. He is Sylvester Dandridge o the 200 block Ulrich Street, who was charged with larceny of an automobile. He pleaded innocen to the charge before Magistral Anthony H. Smith. Dandridge was arrested about 11:30 p.m. by Chester Township Patrolmen Walter Whartnaby and Gabriel Spaccarelli, who said Dog Continued from Page 1 his injured pet up steep Elmwood Avenue and home. During the height of the big snow storm early Saturday morning, the family drove Duffy to the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Hospital in Philadelphia. Doctors there took X-Rays of the pup's leg, performed surgery, put the leg in a cast and informed the DiPaulos that Duffy not only had a fracture but several shattered bones. The balance of the weekend seemed like an eternity to all the youngsters, including Kathy, 7, Danny, 3, and Janice, 21 months, because their pal was hospitalized. his father. His father was always willing to help and was a man of his word." But Mrs. Donahoo left it up to McClure, himself, to expres his feelings on politics. Quoting his words spoken a few years ago at another award' ceremony, she said: '"If through the years I hav managed to do anything with m life I hope it has been to elevat the meaning of the word politics to the status of other professions. '"I have always considered the politician as just as much of a specialist in his own right as the doctor, lawyer, the businessman He was named "Man of the Year" in 1957 by the Chester Business Men's Association and the "Outstanding Citizen" of 1960 by the Polish-Am-jric an Citizens Club of Chester. McClure also was given an hon- rary doctor o£ laws degree from 'ennsylvania Military College in 1957. The awards committee was made of of five members of Ki wanis and five non-members, ac cording to Robert L. Long, club president. Newlin P. Palmer, a iormer club president, headed the committee. Mrs. Donahoo was introduced 500 W. 22nd St., Chester. Burial vill be in Lawn Croft Cemetery, friends may, call this evening from / to 9 at the funeral home. VERONICA TOTII, 66, widow of Steven Toth, of 628 W. Ashland by another past president, Howard J. Gallagher. The recipients of the service Ave., Glenolden, died Monday in Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Toth is survived by one son, Vincent J. Toth with whom she lived, two daughters, Mrs Elizabeth Kelemen and Mrs. Mar garet Kanya, both of Philadel phia, six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. The funeral will be Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at the Anton B. Urban funeral home, 1428 Germantown, Ave.. Philadelphia. High mass of at 2 p.m. at the Andrew J. Bair and Son funeral home, 3925 Chestnut St., Philadelphia. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery. Friends may call after 1 p.m. Saturday, FRANK H- IREY of 622 Springfield Road, Springfield, died Monday at his home after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Platt Irey, six sons, Donald and Frank J. both of Clifton Heights, Fred of Upper Darby, Robert, Carl and Charles all at lome; five daughters, Mrs. Shirey Crawford at home, Mrs. Emma Rodia of Clifton Heights and Gerry, Carol Ann at home and four grandchildren. The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the M. F. Williams funeral home, Baltimore and Summit Aves., Clifton Heights. Burial of Aston Manor. Jules and James, both of Chester, and Edward Sykes of Chester; 21 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Payson Lewis of Saxis, and Penny Lewis of Norfolk, Va.; and one sister, Mrs. Beulah Fisher of Saxis. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the John L. Clancy funeral home, E. 9th and Upland Sts., Chester. Burial will be hi Lawn Croft Cemetery. Friends may call Friday night in the funeral home. will be in Arlington Cemetery. Friends may call this evening from 7 to 9 at the funeral home. ALBERT Vi. F. GREEN, 96, retired sea captain, died Monday a his home, 197 Plumstead Ave. Lansdowne, after a lengthy ill ness. Before his retirement he Was award for six other years were among the 80 persons who attended the luncheon meeting. The previous winners present were Mrs. George M. Stroud (1960), Lawrence E. Maclntire (1959), George J. White (1957), Mr. and Mrs. G e o r g e Dyson (1956), Mrs. R. H. Diament (1952) and Charles P. Larkin Jr. (1953). requiem will be sung at 10 at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Secane.j Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening. ELIZABETH B. SMITH, 86, wife of Nicholas C. Smith, formerly of Chester and Brigantine, N.J., died :on Heights and Tuesday at the home of her and Deborah all aughter, Mrs. Walter S.'Cahoon, 3 Beekman Road, Edge Moor 'errace, Del., where she and Mr. mith had been living. Besides her husband and Mrs. Cahoon, she is survived by ano- other daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Yearley and a son, Joseph Howard, both of Olympia, Wash., eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren. The funeral will be Friday, at 2 p.m. at the Spicer - Mullikin r uneral home, 24th and Market Sts., Wilmington, Del. Burial will or the minister. There is, however, only one way the politician can prove it to the public. And that is to keep the public trust the people have placed in him, and provide them with the kind of government they want--the best.'" Mrs. Donahoo told how McClure founded the Chester Construction Two Missing o Girls Found CHESTER--Two teen-age girls who disappeared from their Upper Chichester homes Tuesday afternoon were taken into custody Wednesday afternoon by Chester they observed a car with three occupants acting suspiciously. They recognized the license number as belonging to that of a car reported stolen an hour earlier from Clarence Carroll, 1124 Central Ave., from W. 4th St., and Central Ave. They chased the fleeing car throughout the W. 12th-Engte St. area. In the 1400 block Engle St. the driver of the fleeing car attempted to make a turn. The car skidded on the ice, nearly over turned and careened into a snowbank. The three occupants fled and Whartnaby gave chase, apprehending Dandridge a short time later. Dandridge said in court that the two other occupants hadj other burns in the United States stolen the car and that they each year, about 5,700 -- or near- only asked him to repair it. |ly four-fifths--occur in the home. police. Patrolman Sylvester Pompilii But what a grand and noisy welcome Duffy received when he hobbled inot the house Monday There's no place like home even to a dog. He manages very well with the cast and brace, though he slips a bit now and then, the family reports. One thing is a certainty--Duffy is already spoiled and definitely is enjoying all the extra attention since his mishap. Insurance statisticians say that of the 7,300 deaths from fires and Today's Weather Temperatures in 24 hours -High Wednesday, 35; low this morning, 31; average Wednesday, 29; normal for this date, 32. Expected temperatures--High today, 45; low tonight, 25; high Friday, 45. Precipitation -- In 24 hours, .07; this month, 2.25; this year, 5.67. Sun rose, 7:01 a.m.; sun sets, 5:30 p.m.; moon rises, 1:19 a.m. Today's tides -- Off Chester tidewater terminal pier: High, 7:15 a.m. and 7:43 p.m.; low, 1:41 a.m. and 2:23 p.m. WEATHER ELSEWHERE Cily Albany, clear Atlanta, rain Boston, clear Buffalo,, clear Chicago, cloudy Cleveland, clear Denver, clear Detroit, clear Fairbanks, snow Forth Worth, clear 50 Helena, clear Juneau, rain Kansas City, cloudy 56 Los Angeles, cloudy 66 Louisville, cloudy Memphis, cloudy Miami, clear 77 said he was cruising in the 1100 Block of Pine Lane when he saw he two girls walking. The girls, Eileen Lyons, 15, of 1934 Huddle St., Boothwyn, and Barbara Syfrit, 14, of 2808 Briarcliff Ave., Linwood Park, were released to the custody of their parents. There are about 60 million cigarette smokers in the United States -- 36 million men and 24 million women. Junior Prom Postponed CHESTER -- Unpredictable weather caused Chester High School junior class sponsors to postpone the junior prom from Saturday night to April 3. The announcement, approved by principal Charles Giles, was made in home rooms Wednesday, caus ing a flurry of dismay among i students who had ordered flowers' and made pre-party dinner arrangements. "This was carefully thought out from all angles before a decision was made," Giles said. "Lagging ticket sales had nothing to do with it, except perhaps that some parents were reluctant to give permission for their teen-agers to attend with the weather as it is. "But there are too many possibilities of accidents should a snow or sleet storm occur," he added. Satisfactory arrangements with the dance band have been made for the postponement, he added. employed as a sea captain by the Cunard Steamship Co. and after retirement was associated with th Travelers Insurance Co. in Phil adelphia.. He was formerly o Glenside. His wife, Mary M Green, died in 1950. The services will be Friday a 2 p.m. at the Oliver H. Bair funeral home, 1820 Chestnut St., Philadelphia. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery. Friends may call this evening from 7 to 9 -at the funeral home. in Gracelawn Memorial Park. There will be no viewing. URIE BORRIS, 43, Sun Oil Co. employe of 1731 W. 2nd St., Chester, died Monday in Chester Hospital after a short illness. He was born in Saluda, S.C. and came to Chester 18 years ago. He was employed at the Sun Oil for 17 years. He is survived by his widow Gladys, a son, Uric Jr. of Chester, a daughter, Jeunell. Jennings also of Chester and a brother John of Washington, D.C. Viewing will be Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hunt Funeral Home, 1424 W. 3rd St., Chester. Funeral will be at the funeral home on Saturday at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Haven Memorial Park. JOSEPH DAUGHTRY, 48, Phoenix Steel Corp. employe, of 2333 W. 3rd St., Chester, died Saturday. He was born in Newport, Va. and lived in Chester 12 years and had worked at the Phoenix Steel Corp. in Claymont since he came here. (' He is survived by his widow Katherine. The funeral will be Friday at 8 p.m. at the Hunt funeral home, 1424 W. 3rd St., Chester.- Viewing will precede the services from 7 to 8. Burial will be in Haven Memorial Park. High-Lo.-Pr. 37 -3 39 35 ' T 44 29 38 20' 40 31 34 17 46 24 44 27 7 3 29 32 32 32 53 33 23 33 27 54 42 41 .04 .13 Clarence Pepper Dies; Held Off ice 29 Years JULIA L. PACK, wife of Edward E. Pack, a driver for Felton Fire Co., died Wednesday at home after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Pack was born in Potts- yille, Aug. 10, 1904, and had lived in Chester since 1941. Besides her husband she is survived by her sister, Mrs. Caroline Saina of Chester. The funeral will be Saturday at JO a.m. at the White funeral home, fllh and Madison Sts.. Chester. The Rev. George Overly, pastor of the Madison Steet Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Lawn Croft Cemetery. Friends may call Friday evening OF CONTINUOUS SERVICE PROVIDES A RELIABLE BACKGROUND FOR THE . . . Minshall Funeral Home KELVIN I. MINSHAU llth and Kerlin Streets TRtmont 6-4213 UPPER DARBY--Clarence T. Pepper, 67, holder of various county political offices for the last 29 years, died Wednesday while undergoing surgery at the Delaware County Memorial Hospital. Pepper, who lived at 6710 Mar- THE WEATHER--It will be warmer southern Rockies while there will be Thursday night from the southern and occasional rain over the Great Basin central Plains and the Great Lakes and the northern and central Pacific eastward to the Atlantic'Coast. Snow coast as well .as Arkansas and Missis- mixed with rain is expected over the sippi. (AP Wirephoto) western portion of the central and Published Evtry Evening Except Sun- 4»T. TIUES BUILDING. CHESTER, PKKNA... I«-2fi fcasl K'.enUi birect. Subscription R»t«i-By M«ll: 1 yenriKntered «» ^ccemfl cl»»» matter »l Ui 21.00; 6 months ill.OO; 1 month W.OO P*Ufnct »t Chester nnd«r Act of BT Carrier «c » week. 1 l*«rch 1871. Milw.. cloudy 46 29 Mpl.-St. Paul, cl'dy 39 20 New Orleans, cl'dy 50 31 New York, clear 36 31 Okla. City, clear 37 M Phila., clear 35 31 Phoenix, clear 69 M Pittsburgh, clear 31 15 Port'id., Me., clr 41 21 Port'ld., Ore., rain 49 43 Rapid City, clear 52 32 Richmond, cl'dy 35 23 St. Louis, clear 37 12 Salt Lake City, cl'dy 55 36 San Fran'cso, rain 56 54 Seattle, cloudy 51 45 Tampa, cloudy 63 50 Washington, clear 31 M M--Missing; T--Trace The funeral will be Saturday I a t the funeral home. .07 .32 .01 .29 .12 .28 .11 shall Road, had been a Republican leader in the township for many years. He began working for the county in January, 1932, when he wasi named superintendent of build-j ings. He held that post until Jan-' 1 uary, 1946, when he began serv-' ing the first of two elected terms as controller. On retiring from that post, he was appointed chief deputy to the county treasurer, a job he held until December, 1957, when he was named assistant to the chief | deputy of the clerk of courts, a post he held at his death. A 32nd degree Mason, he was a member of Fernwood Lodge. He is survived by two sons, James of 7771 Wayne Ave., Upper Darby, and William of 140 Albemarle Ave., Lansdowne; a sister, Mrs. James Kennedy of Glenolden, and three grandchildren. I His wife, Mcrcic L., died in 1955. at 11 a.m. at the George Toppit- zer funeral home, Garrctt Road and Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill. Burial will be in Friends Southwest Burial 'Ground, Upper Darby. Friends may call Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. C. VICTOR BARRY, 62, former staff member of the University of Pennsylvania development program and formerly of Newtown Square, died Tuesday in Washington, D.C. He lived at Harwood, Md. lie was head of the Far Eastern de partmcnt of the Socony Mobil Oi; Co. 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