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PAGE FOUR. THE DAILY NEWS, HUNTINGDON, FA., MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1941 • OBITUARY Samue-l Warren Keith Iam«6J Warren Keith, retired Pennsylvania Railroad engineer, died *t his home in Tipton, Sunday, Nov. 11, 1945, at 6:10 p.m. after a five weeks' serious illness. Born December 29, 1S66, at Spruce Creek, he was a son of John and Nancy Keith. He was married 60 yearg ago to the former Louella B. Middleton. Surviving are hla widow; four •ons and four daughters, John F., William Earl both of Altooim; Samuel \V., Juniata; Charles V., Tipton; Mrs. William E. Kirk, Miss Margaret B. Keith and Mrs. Lynn Westover, all of Tipton, and Miss Beatrice Keith, Altoona t\vo brothers, Benjamin Keith, Eldorado; Willaim Keith, Tyrone and a sister, Mrs. Luetta Miles, Altoona; 10 grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. A son, Robert, preceded him in death. Mr. kcith was a. member of the Tipton Methodist Church and of the B. of L. F. and E., No. 552 of Tyrone, He retired from the railroad company in 1930 after 19 years, eight months service. Funeral services will be held from thn home. Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in charge of Rev. V. Elaine Lcffled. Interment in Tyrone. Friend's will be received at the home after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Mi-s. George W. Dell *Crs. Vena Dell, wife of George W. Dell of Mapleton R. D., died in the J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital en Sunday morning, November 11, 1943 a't 6 o'cloc-K. ~ She was born in Cass Township on November 20. 1S66, the daughter of George W. and Margaret JaJie (Querry) Stever. Vena Stever Dell was baptized by Rev. Adams and became n member of the Bowman's Chapel Methodist Church in December. 1877. Had Mrs. Dell lived until December 2 she and her husband wouJd have been married for fifty-nine years. Surviving are her husband, a eon, Homer Dell, of Robertsdale. and a sister, Mrs. J. G. Dell of Huntingdon. A short prayer service will be held at the Homer Dell home on Wednesday afternoon, November 14. 1845, at 1 o'clock, followed by further services at Bowman's Chapel at, 2:30 o'clock, with the Rev. John A. Hoover of Crissvilfe offiriating. Interment will be made in the Bowman's Chape! clock, She had been an invalid for the past five years. * Mrs. Matthews was the daughter of Anderson and Belle Dxinn Wagner, both deceased, and was born in Springfield Township, Huntingdon County, on June 1, 1872, hence she was aged at the time of death 7!i years, 5 months and 9 days. She' was man-led to William Matthews more than fifty years ago, Her husband died a number of years ago. Mrs. Matthews was a member of the Map.eton Methodist Church. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Delia Mae Himes, of Mount Union; and three grandchildren: S. ArrmyAi Cpl. Fred Matthews of the U. S. Anny Air Corps, now stationed in Rheims, France, expecting to be discharged soon; Anna Mary Matthews, of Spring Mills, Centre County, and Cecil Matthews of Lewistown. Corporal Matthews was reared in the home of his grandmother since infancy. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Clark Funeral Home in Mount Union, conducted by the Rev. George Ritchey of the Methodist Church and the Rev. E. E. Dunkelberger of the U. B. Church. Interment in the I. O. O. F. Cemetery at Mapleton, directed by Clark's Funeral Service. Friends may call at the funeral home at any time. FUNERAL SERVICE HELD FOR C. G. BECKEL Friends ma.y call at the McClaln Funeral Home, in Cassville. until 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon and after 6 o'clock Tuesday evening at the home of Homer bell. Mrs, Margaret Matthews Mrs. Margaret Matthews, of Mapleton De,pot, passed away at her Jate home on Saturday evening, November 10. 1945. at 6 or- THE DAILYlEWT Founded 1923 by Joseph F. Biclille John H. BIddle, Pres. and Editor B. Blair Shore, Managing Editor mtered at the post office at Hun- ingdon, Pennsylvania. January 31. 1922, as second-class mail matter inder Act of March 31, 1S79. Published Every Day Except Sunday Only one of his four sons, Dr. Frank Louis Beckel, currently stationed at Fort Devens, Mass., was able to be present at the fuiU'ral service held for the late Cambridge Graham Beckel Saturday morning at the home, Sevnth and Moore Streets. Mr. Be.ltei passed away very sudden!}' Thrrsciay evening. A'so present at the service were his daughter, Barbara Willis Bcvkel, a student at Smith College, and Mrs. Beckel's five brothers: VV. S. Willis, R. E. Willis, Richard R. Willis, of Washington Courthouse, O.; Charles S. Willis of Coju-mbiis and Colonel W. H. Wi.iis of Cleveland. \, Mr. Beckel's sons are all in the L'.-.itod States service and the other three were unable to attend the service, which was conducted by Prof. S. Earl Dubbel of Juninta College: Graham Beckel, Jr., with tho Occupation Army in Vienna, W]jji.s Spangler Beckol. instructor in Radar School, San Diego, Calif ; and Samuel S. Beckel, in the Pacific theatre. ' Mr. Dubbel, at the service, read one of Mr. Beckel's favorite poems "The Soul Travels" by Wa!t Whitman and then said: ' And now we should like to pay a few words of tribute to Cambridge Graham Beckel, gallant gentleman, generous husband and father, a man whose nobility of spirit will never be forgotten by everyone who knew him. He had a unique sensitivity of character:, the fare gift of human kindliness, his familj, the friends who mourn him now have these consolations to sustain them in their grief and sor-'ow." The family left on the noon train Saturday for Granville, Ohio where a committal service was held at four o'clock Sunday afternoon following which buriaV was made in the family plot. At the request of the family, all ihe flowers .at. the funeral .service were sent to the hospital. Youth Who Claims To Have Seen Virgin Mary Continues To Pray New York,Nov. 12. — Dark- eyed Joseph Vitolo knelt before a home-made altar in a Bronx vacant lot last night, whila more than 6,000 people stood in the rain and listened to him pray. It was the IStfn night that nine- year-old Joseph had come to the spot to say the prayer, the "Hall, Mary." The altar la built on a huge rock, where young Vitolo first claimed to have seen a vision-of the Virgin Mary. ' Wednesday will be the 16th night, and the last time that Joseiph conies to pray. "She told me that something- wonderful will happen that night." he said. "She didn't say what. I hope it will be something good." "Tt must be true," one of his friends said. "Joseph Isn't even a very religious boy. He's a Catholic, but he doesn't go to the Catholic schools. He would never have imagined that." There were so many people present that one side of the grand boncourse, a vast four-lane highway, was ropped off from traffic. Policemen usheied the quiet crowd. "I never aaw so many people quiet," one officer said. '"It ain't natural. It klnda gives you the creeps." Three bus loads of people came from New Jersey. Som« were on crutches. Others carried children in their arms. Young Vitolo said three prayers. He looked small and frail in the candlelight. He wore no hat, but a tightly buttoned toat protected him from the rain. When he had finished his prayers, a strong young man picked the boy up and carried him back toward his home. Now and then, Joseph reached down and touched someone on the head. People in th« crowd strained and pushed to touch his coat. He lives with his parents in a small apartment next to a store. Last night the Vitolo home was jammed. Two " of Joseph's elder relatives did their beat, but they •fere unable to keep atrangei-s out. There was a rope across the sidewalk outside. There were at least six politemen • and a sergeant. But people still slipped througih and entered the house. Mr. and Mrs. John Harney sat in one corner. They live in New York on the west side. Mrs. Harney kept asking, "he'll come through here, won't he ? Please, my husband has come so far. He'll come through here ?" Her husband was both lame and blind. "This is the way he always comes, lady," someone said. Then they brought young Joseph (hrough the door. Pie waj smiling, despite the rain in his hair, and waving to those around him. "I'm Big Joe," he said, holding up his hand as if to measure the distance to the floor, "Look, I'm Big Joe." Mrs. Harney puslied closer There was an anxious look in her eyea. She grabbed her husband's hand and shoved it forward. For a moment the sightless man touched the boy. Then they carried Joseph VI- tolo on toward the stairs. "I'm tfm-ry, folks" a man kept say- ng. "I'm sorry, hut you'll have to leave now.. Can't you see? He's going to bed." "We're very happy," Mrs. Harney .said. They were botft crying, Subscribe for The Dally News Three cents per copy. Nevin C. Goshorn Nevin C. Goshorn, general merchant at Spring Run, Franklin County, Pa., a native of Huntingdon County, passed away at his late home on Sunday, November U, 1945, following a lingering illness. He was a son of Thomas B. and Mary M. (Gray) Goshorn, both deceased, and was born in Huntingdon County, March 26, 1892. hence he was aged at the time of death 53 years, 6 months and 15 days. He was a member of the Methodist Church of Newton Hamilton. He is survived by his wife. Edith (Kling) Goshorn. and two children: Zenis K. Goshorn and Betty Gean Goshorn, both at home. The following brothers and sisters survive: Mrs. Alice Norton, of Newton Hamilton; Guy M. Goshorn, of Rycie; Mrs. Winnefred Parsons, of Mo.unt Union; John C. Goshorn, of Neelyton: Harvey Goshorn, of New Philadelphia, Ohio; Earl Goshorn, of Shirleys- burjr. Funeral services will be held at the Richvale Methodist Church on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30. and interment, directed by Undertaker William Behel, will be'in the Shade Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock. FRANKLIN COUNTY (Continued From First Page) morning at 2 o'clock for a day's hunting at the West Branch F-shing- Club at Wetham, near Renovo. They started hunting at 7 o'clock and came to the club at noon for lunch. After lunch they stfi.-fed out again, and Doyle po ; nted out to Horkenberry th« area where he would hunt, and in case the party decided to quit hunfing to call to him. Hockenberry called hut received no reply. A search was mad* and his lifeless body was found. Norm an Willis Doyle was born at naylesburg, Franklin County Dec. :9, 1927, tiencf- he was aged at death 17 years, 10 months and 21 days He was A son of Wesley W. Doyle and Ella (Freed) Doyle. HUNTER IS HELD IN YOUTH'S DEATH Harrisburg-, Nov. 12.—Marion W. Sheafffir. 14 of nearby Penbrook, faced a charge of voluntary manslaughter today in the shotgun killing of a hunting companion, Harold Roberts, 11, also of Penhrook. District Attorney Carl B. Shelley reporting- Sheaf'fer was commit ted without bail to Dauphin County jail after waiver of an alderman's hearing, said the shooting was an outgrowth of "an exchange of words by the youths over how thay should walk wile unt.ing," ,/*>4^* *~- / THE DIAMOND from MUR'S For the day of days . . . and the girl above all others. To \vear with pride,, cherish forever . . . make hers the love« liest diamonds you can buy. If they're from MUR'S they will be! Hand sculptured Hk gold setting. Trim, suave, loveb- Beautifully carved, m in design. A lovely ding combination. Diamond; set engagement ring, and matching wedding band. Six fine diamonds enhance the beauty of this stunning pair. $119.50 A magnificent du- ette. Set with 8 brilliant diamonds $225 PAYMENTS Engagement ring arid wedding band for bride. Matching band for the groom. $69.50 JEWELRY 709 WASHINGTON' STREET LEV, 13X0 -VM WHAT MAKES THEM SO IS WHAT MAKES THIS SO Those lovely Dolly Sisters ! Th os s glamourous Dolly Sillers ! (n the grandest musical story everL GRnBLE 1 JOHN PAYNE- JUNE HAVER 11 S. Z. SAKALL' Reginald Gardiner if g „«,„„IRVING CUMMINGS •„„,„„GEORGE JESSEL 3 V' : .' . OnjiAar k/ier. PUy bv John iirL.n .,.< ti f . ... *.-...7/ SP||J ,, r.a-« i I / " llKOU („»,»,«• FKATURK at 7 and !).-],5; 3IATS. TODAY A \VKD. 2 P. M. Strand Theatre Orbisonia MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12 — ONE NIGHT ONIA' "THUNDERHEAD, SON OF FLICKA" RODDY MCDOWELL, PRESTON FOSTER, RITA JOHNSON , NoT-emher 14: "KEEP YOUR POWDER DRY" SHAPIRO THEATRE Mount Union Monday — Tuesday She made guns grow cold,..and hearts Burn Hot-as she set theWest afire! WALTER WANGER Presents SALOME ^YVONNE DeCARLO ROD CAMERON DAVID BRUCE WALTER SLEZAK ALBERT DEKKER Marjorie Rambeou J. EdwonMiomberg Abner libtrman Screenplay by lonrenc* Stalling* Frorr) on original story by Michael J. Phillip) Directed by CHARLES LAMONT Aisoddt* Producer, ALEXANDER OOLITZEN Produced bw WAL.TEP W\NGER A UNIVERSAL PICTURE 507 Pistol Packin' Nitwiis—News Dynafuel Now Being Offered To Motorists Philadelphia, Heralded by the j biggest newspaper campaign in j the history of Sun Oil Company, that organization's new motor fuel, Dynafuel, is now being offered to motorists everywhere, according to an announcement made today at Sunoco's headquarters. Long promised by the company, long awaited by millions of' motorists, Sunoto Dynafuel is not just another new gasoline. but a. new kind of super power for American automobiles. In speaking of thla historic milestone in the progress of Amercan motoring, one official said, "Amer ica's victory in the air was won largely because of high octane aviation fuel produced in mass quantities by catalytic cracking, a' process first developed for major production by the Sun Oil Company. "Sun Oil engineering research was carried into the secrets of the molecular construction of gasoline itself. Sun engineers found 'out how to tear apart petroleum molecules and put them together again in an entirely new pattern, making possible this new type of super fuel. "Known to engineers is the fact that in gasoline, heavy molecules are low In octane quality, light molecules are high octane. However, and this is the big difference, in Dynafuel, both the heavy and light molecules deliver equally high octane power, thus giving unifomly high knock- less performance in all cylinders." Sun Oil Company also announced that its policy, which was in effect before the war, of marketing only one grade of gasoline, will again be in effect. All of its extensive facilities will be devoted to marketing of Sunoco Dynafuel exclusively. New "Show Boat" Memorial To Jerome Kern New York, Nov. 12.—The n*w production of "Show Boat" which will open at the Ziegfield theater Jan. 5 will be more than commercial venture. It will be a memorial to Jerome Kern, composer of this best-loved of all American musical shows, who died yesterday. Appropriately enough, what prob- i ably was Kern'3 last composition ' will bs used in the production—a new song for the finale. The 60-year old Kern, one of the nation's top melody-creators for more than 30 years, died at Doctors Hospital seven days after he collapsed while walking on Park Avenue. He had suffered a cerebral hemorrhage. He spent the last three days in an oxygen tent. While "Show Boat" was the finest effort of Kern's long career, he composed the scores of many other famous shows. A few of these were "Roberta," "Music in ths Air," "Cat and the Piddle," ''Sweet Adeline," "Th^ Girl fro«i Utah," "Sunny," "Sally" and "Stepping Stones." EXPRESS DERAILED NEAR SOUTH FORK South Fork, Pa., Nov. 12.—TM>O locomotives and six Pullman cars o. f the Pennsylvania railroad's ea.-'.bound Broadway Limited pas! senger train were derailed here ! early yesterday, but no one was injured a company spokesman ^<?u ' // £x V H, Subscribe for The Daily News. TOO~LAf E~TO" '" NOTIOK, WATER PATRONS Unless payment of this quarter's Water Rent is made on or hefor* Thursday, November 15, 1P45, it will be subject to an ad- diti6n of Ten per cent. Please re- liftv« the Office of an unpleasant duty. We must obey. HUNTINGDOON BOROUGH WATER WORKS. Il-i3 ( 13, H \ VIRGINIA MAYD-VERA-ELIEN DONALD WOODS • S.Z.SAKALL Allen Jenkins • Edward Brophy • O'lo Krgger • Steve Cochran • Vi'rgmia Gilmore and THE GOLDWYN Gllt-S Directed by Brace HurnberStone • tlMltd through 1<O t'DIO PICTURES, IMC J.U GRAND STARTS TODAY