Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York on December 8, 1944 · Page 44
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Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York · Page 44

Rochester, New York
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Friday, December 8, 1944
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ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8. 1944 24 ONTARIO RISES' PAST QUOTA IN BOND CANVASS Goal Exceeded by 25 Per Cent as Blow at Axis Canandaigua A 25 per cent oversubscription of its Sixth War Loan quota was Ontario County's answer to Japan on the third anniversary of Pearl Harbor yesterday. This was the hearty news re-leaned by Philip E. Thomas, chairman of the Ontario County War Finance Committee. He made the announcement at the weekly luncheon-meeting if Canandaigua Rotary Cluh, whril members pledged themselves to buy $31,800 In bonds. Over-all bond purchases for this county on Dec. 7 were $3.B45,305. The aligned qnota was $2,850,000. This does not mean however that Ontario County can rest on its laurels ulnce a break-down of fig-tires shows that individual buyers are still lagging at 55 per cent of "their fixed goal of $1,200,000. Individual sales. Thomas said, 'are only $651,341.40. It was corporate buyers who put Ontario County so far over the top for its Pearl Harbor celebration. Sales In this category up to yesterday were $2,893,963. 175 per cent of the $1,650,000 quota for corporate buyers. "On this anniversary of Pearl Harbor it seems fitting we should think of the individuals in the armed forces who are fighting our battles for us and be seriously concerned with meeting, our obligation as individual bond buyers," Thomas said. "Ontario County la justly proud of those who have volun teered their lives for us. It la not too much to expect that we make sacrifices to assure success of the county's individual bond goal," he concluded. Funeral Planned Tomorrow For Justice Benn Kenyon, 57 Hrnell Total $470,017 Hornell Bond sales in the city totaling $18,137.50 were reported Thursday bringing total sales so far in the Sixth War ixan drive to $470,017.75, nearly $130,000 short of the $600,000 goal set for the third anniversary of Pearl Harbor. . Meanwhile, tickets to a War Bond premier and auction being distributed .with every bond purchase in the city were reported to be "going like hot cakes." According to Mark I Sanders, chairman of a Kiwanis Club committee sponsoring the event to be 6taged In the Majestic Theater Dec. 14, reported yesterday that he expects the ticket sale to be complete by the end of the week. Only 800 tickets will be distributed, according to Sanders, who explained that the committee had ruled against overselling the capacity of the theater. Two Areax Girls 111 of Paralysis Hornell A new infantile paralysis case was reported from the Village of Addison yesterday to bring the total number of Steuben County victims up to 303, according to records on file in the Hornell office of the State Health Department. The newest Steuben victim is a 5-month-old girl. An out-of-district case was reported here from Elmira yesterday. It is a 3-year-old girl from Montour Falls, who is being treated in St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira. Chemung County's total number of cases stood at 232 and Allegany County's total stood at 41 for a three-county total of 576 since the outbreak of the epidemic last May. Sailors Beat County In Seal Purchases Seneca Falls Sailors, officers and employes of 'the Sampson Naval Trainin Center have contributed $4,000 to the 1944 Seneca County Christmas Seal sale, C. Frederick Marsh. Seneca Falls, seal ale chairman, announced .yesterday. To date, ) than $3,000 has been raid In the county h the seal mil drive, Marsh ssld. whll he n. '""!. oulnlile of Hntnpson, Is $.V- ;koiigk b. jioak Kendall George B. Hoak, 48, died in an Albion hospital early yesterday morning (Dec. 7, 1944). Friends may call at the Merrill Funeral Home, 134 E. State St, in Albion where funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p. m. Surviving are a daughter, Evelyn of Albion; four sisters, Mrs. Frank Heartier, Albion, Mrs. .Henry Parker, Mrs. Stella Rue and Mrs. Emma Andrews, all of Rochester; three brothers. Charles of Spencer port. Joseph of Batavia and Irving of Rochester; several nieces and nephews. Auburn Jurist Passes Just Month After His Re-election Private 33d degree Masonic rites will be held tomorrow afternoon In the Langham Funeral Home, 91 K. Genesee St., Auburn, for Su preme Court Justice Benn Kenyon, 57, of Auburn, who died yesterday (Dec. 7, 1944), exactly one month after he was re-elected to another 14-year term on the bench. justice Kenyon was taken ill a few days before the election. He and Monroe County Judge' H. Douglass Van Duser were elected to the Supreme Court of the Seventh Judicial District over Democrats J. Arthur Jennings of Rochester and John W. Miles of Lyons A native of Scipio Center, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Frank Kenyon, Justice Kenyon received his pri mary education in Scipio. He was graduated from Ithaca Hifi School and in 1907 was awarded a law degree at Cornell University. Justice Kenyon was first named to serve on the Supreme Court bench in 1930, when he defeated the late William F. Lynn. His rise to that position began in 1911. when he was elected a peace justice in Auburn. From 1912 to 1917 he was police court judge in that city. He was appointed Cayuga County dis trict attorney in 1918 and held it until 1929. During World War I he served in the voluntary position of government appeal agent for Cayuga County. Active In civic affairs, he served for many years as vicepresident of the Finger Lakes Association. He was a 33d degree Mason and a member of the Auburn Rotary Club, the Independant Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pyth ias and the Elks. He was a past chief justice of the Grand Forum of the Elks Lodge and a member of the Society of Friends. Justice Kenyon was married to Miss Marguerite A. Curry, daughter of William and Belle Curry of Corning,. on Sept. 12, 1907. Mrs. Kenyon survives him. Friends have been invited to call at the Langham Funeral Home between 7 and 10 p. m. today. Justice Kenyon's offices in the Cayuga County Courthouse will be closed until next Monday. Burial services also will be private. : 1- Mead Would Back Bonuses to, Speed War Production Washington (GNS) Senator James M. Mead (D., N. T.) last night said that he would favor "any practical plan recommended by the Army, Navy, War Manpower Commission, the War Production Board and labor that will get the guns and armament over to Gen., Dwight D. Eisenhower." The New York senator referred to the proposal of J. A. Krug, WPB chairman, for a bonus to war workers who remain on their war production jobs. "I am informed that there is great need for more ammunition, guns, big trucks and other vital items on the European front," Mead said. "I". i for whatever is necessary to get the needed equipment and ammunition to the boys fighting this war and if the agencies I name come forth with a practical plan, whether It Is a bonus or something else, I will sup-1 port it. - i "To my wy tof thinking it la imperative that 'we get the goods to the soldiers at the front, get them oyer promptly and properly, In order to close tfie European phase of this war. "Every indication now is that the Germans are going to put up a last ditch battle that will call for everything we ca deliver to win." Star. c -i y tJ0ty f - ' ' . W - f x x I ft. t frpr - I mmmmmmmmmmmmmmrnKtOmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm JUSTICE BENN KENYON WOMEN SEEK HOME BUREAU ORGANIZATION SALT VICTIM RITES TODAY Castile Funeral services for Richard Perrine, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Perrine of Buffalo Street, who lost his life Monday night (Dec. 4, 1944) when buried by salt at the plant of the Worcester Salt Company, will be held at 2:30 p. m. today In the Baptist Church, the Rev. Floyd Fennen officiating. The youth's death was apparently caused by suffocation after falling into a bin of salt. There were no witnesses to the accident but it is .believed that he toppled head foremost from a ladder ' into the bin. A few minutes later, Ray mond Dake, a fellow employe, also of Castile, discovered the accident when he noticed the youth's feet protruding above the salt. Dake, with the aid of other employes, pulled the youth from the bin and summoned physicians.'" Efforts of the physicians to revive him proved futile. Besides the parents, he Is sur vived by a brother, Pvt. Lav erne Perrine, who is stationed at J?ort Knox. Kv.: a sister. Lois, at home. and his grandparents, Mr. andlrs. Clayton Perrine and Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Ahl, all of Castile. Burial will be at Pike. . MRS. HARRY F. BERLIN Canandaigua Mrs. Edith Lttteer Berlin, 82, former Pennsylvania school teacher, died here Wednes day evening (Dec. 6, 1944) atter a long illness. She was the widow of Harrv F. Berlin who died in 1942. Mrs. Berlin was born in Fair- mount Springs, Pa., where she taught school for many years be fore coming to Canandaigua in 1912. Surviving are two sisters. Miss Lottie I. Letteer and Mrs. Myrtle L. Howland, Canandaigua; also one granddaughter and fbur greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. tomorrow In the Kennedy Funeral Chapel, Bristol Street, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. MRS. EUGENE J. TORREY Lyons Mrs. Eugene J. Torrey, SO. died yesterday afternoon (Dec. 7, 1944) in her home, 18 Cherry St. Her death was unexpected and fol lowed a heart attack. Before marriage she was Cora Bartlett. a daughter of Clark Bart- lett. There are no immediate rela tives. She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church and the Eastern First Step Taken For Project in Seneca County Romulus A movement to organize a Seneca County Home Bureau has been begun by a group of women from various parts of the county. v. First steps to form such a group were taken Wednesday afternoon at a meeting in Romulus Central School at which women from Romulus, Caywood, Magee, Waterloo, Sheldrake, MacDougall, Ovid, Va-rick and Canoga, were present. Mrs. Allen Strong, Magee, was named chairman of the organization committee with Mrs. Floyd Struble, Magee, as secretary. Mrs. Daniel O'Connell, Ovid, was named publicity chairman and Mrs. George Lynd, Ovid, membership chairman. Miss Orilla Wright, assistant state home demonstration agent, Of the College of Home Economics, at Cornell University explained the work accomplished by Home Bureaus in other counties and said there are home demonstration agents in 45 of the 55 agricultural counties in New York State. Also at the meeting were Paul Kinne, Ovid, president of the Sen eca County Farm Bureau and 4-H Club Association; Hubert Rhodes, county agricultural agent; Mrs. Graham Garlick, MacDougall, a members of the 4-H Club Association executive committee, and Mrs. E. H. Jacoby, emergency home demonstration agent in this sec tion. The value of i.utrition programs, child care programs and home im provement programs, sponsored by home bureau organiaztions was brought out at the organization meeting. Members of the organization committee will report on a membership d'ive they will conduct through the county, at a meeting scheduled for 2:30 p. m. Wednesday in the central school here. If the organiaztion of a Home .Bureau is perfected, it is an nounced, a request will be made for an appropriation from the Seneca County Board of Supervisors for the functioning of such a group, it was announced. Elks at Albion To Greet Deputy AtSund&y Rites Albion Having completed visits to 11 lodges in the New York West District of the Elks, District Deputy Daniel M. Welton will pay his official visit to his home lodge here on Sunday. Daniel F. Dugan, a Past Exalted Ruler. In chairman of the general committee for the Welton homecoming and has named the following- committeea: General committee. Exalted Ruler John D. Robinson. Leon Gilbert, Bernard May. Clayton Woodruff. Burt urlswold. v. G. Ayrmult, Charlm Mc. Cormfi k. tleorce Kruger. Gordon Lre and II paat exalted rulers. The entertainment committee Includes, Bernard May, chair man; V. O. Ayrault and Charlea McCor-mick; publicity staff. James Lonercan. chairman; P. A. Dragon and Burt Gris- wold; dinner arrangements, Gerald Mona-gan, chairman; Gordon Lee, George Kruger, Chester Bllssett, Harry Dibley, Laverne Starkweather, Clare Gaze, Waldo Derwick, Frank Neal, Rosa Zavits and Donald Miles.. The reception committee for women Includes Mies Marion Welton. chairman, assisted by the wives of all past exalted ruler and the wives of all present officers. The reception rommlttee for men includes all present lodge officers and all past exalted rulers. Five from Area Give Lives, Three Wounded in Combat Five more men from Western New York communities have given their lives for their country on the nation's battlefronts and three others have been reported wounded in action, according to government word to relatives. A Perry soldier is listed as missing in action. Reported killed are: Sgt. Arthur B. Simmons, 2't, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Simmons, 1146 N. Main St.. Newark., killed Oct. 22 on Leyte Island, the Philippines. L t. Com. Howard W. Nester, 30, USN Air Corps, son of Mrs. Ellen D., Nester of Sheldrake - o n- Cayuga Lake, who died Nov. 2 of wounds received In action In the South Paciflc- sot. a. n. Pfc. Charles SIMMONS Pritchard, 22, Infantryman, son of Mr. and Mrs, Thomas Dunn of Gwinn St., Medina, killed in Ger many Nov. 22. David R. Remick, of Pine Hills, former Genevan and .Hohart College graduate, killed in action Nov. 15, according to word received in Geneva. His father, the late Timothy Remick, once was pastor of North Presbyterian Church, Geneva. T5 Claude Abbey, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Abbey, Hemlock, killed in France Nov. 10. Reported wounded are: Pvt. Russell P. Weinert, husband of Frances M. Weinert. 216 Hamilton St., Geneva, in Germany Nov. 18. 7 Cpl. James W. Hanson, 21, In fantryman, in France Nov. 18. His wife resides at 14 Linden St., Geneva. Pfc. Lester L Forester, USMC, wounded. His mother, Mrs. Isabclle Prentice, lives at Lackawanna Street, Bath, and his wife in Main Street, Campbell. Reported missing In action in Germany since Nov. 17 is Pvt. Rod ney O. De Mun, Perry, according to word received by his wife, Clare, of 49 Borden Ave., Perry. Sodus Native Sergeant Simmons was the 12th Newark war fatality whose death equals the entire total of losses suffered in the town during all of World War I. He was a native of Sodus and at tended East Palmyra school and Newark High School. He was em ployed as a carpenter by C. W. Heath, Newark building contractor, prior to enlisting in the regular Army on his 22nd birthday, Mar 8, 1941. He served in various camps in the States until he was sent overseas last July with an infan try battalion. The Leyte battle was believed to have been his first ac tion against the enemy. Surviving, besides his parents, are two brothers, Lt. Adelbert Sim mona Jr., bomber pilot with the Fifth Air Force in the Philippines, and Lin wood Simmons at home, West Sparta Native Claude Abbey, of Hemlock, had been overseas since March, 1944 Born in West Sparta, Aug. 3, 1920, Abbey was inducted into the serv ice Nov. 5, 1942. He entered the Signal Corps and was trained at Camp Barkley, Tex. Besides his parents, he is survived by a brother Paul, of Honeoye; a sister, Mrs. Cora Bodine, Dansville, and his grandfather, John Wampole, Hemlock. Memorial services will be held Sun day in the Hemlock Methodist Church at 2:30 p. m. Annapolis Gradual Lieutenant Commander Nester of. Sheldrake was a graduate of the Naval Academy at Annapolis, and before entering service, was for many years a summer resident at Sheldrake. His mother, Mrs. Ellen Nester, owner and director of Camp Sheldrake, is at Montclalr, N. J., for the winter season. Other survivors are his wife, and two sisters, Mrs. Glenn Guthrie and Mrs. Ralph Wheeler. . Overseas Two Months Private First Class Pritchard 'of Medina also has a wife, Clara Haley Pritchard, and daughter, Barbara Ann,, also In Medina. He had been overseas since Sept. 4, stationed In Holland. Born In Lock-port, he lived on the Feeder Road, Town of Shelby for 11 years, later being employed In Lockport Inducted into the service Nov. 10, 1942, Private Pritchard received his training at Camp Roberts, Calif.; Camp Howes, Tex., and Clairborne, L. ' , - Besides his wife, daughter and parents, he is survived by two brothers, Pfc. John Pritchard, with the Tank Battalion, stationed In Italy, and Leonard Pritchard of Medina; three slste-s, Mrs. Charles Quackenbush and Miss Irene Prit chard of Medina, and Mrs. Charles Norway of Lock'port; his grand father, John Clackley of Lockport. and two half-brothers and two half- sisters. - Ilnhart Graduate Dies Remick of Pine Hills in the Cat skills was the elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Remick and spent his boyhood Jn Geneva when his late father was pastor of the North Presbyterian Church. TWO INJURED AS TRUCK RAMS INTO DWELLING Sodus Two men were Injured,' one seriously, when their trailer-; tractor truck left the highway a half-mile east of Alton early yesterday, struck a dwelling and then caught fire, the men being trapped in the cab of the vehicle until extricated by ' firemen who extin guished the fire. The two, in Myers Hospital. Sodus, are Leo Kulaw, 29. of Buffalo, and Edward Mor-ley Boyd, 19, recently discharged from the Canadian Army. ' Fire Chief Roy Palmer and Alton firemen said the truck, owned by the Paolint Trucking Company of Buffalo, skidded on a hill, went up a. 10-foot embankment and into the house of Arthur Brown. The cargo or ifine tons of steel consigned to Utlca, shifted, trapping the truck occupants until firemen and neigh bors could move some of the steel. Kulaw suffered bad burns and bruises about the body, while Boyd escaped with bruises. ' SOLDIER GAINS BADGE 5.50x16 TIRES RECAPPED Ailing & Miles 82 Ston St Manchester Mr. and Mrs. Fran cis Henry have learned that their son. Pvt. J. Clyde Henry, has been awarded the Army's Good Conduct Medal and the Infantryman's Com bat Badge for duties performed on the field of battle. Private Henry is a member of the American First Army now inside Germany. It's Not too late io order yours! CARDS rOUR NAME IMPRINTED 25 50 lor for $.2S $.25 Others $1.49 to tl4J0 for 25 SUVICI CARDS CABHART'S 67 So. Clinton Put That Christmas Money Into The Need Goat ti V n nrfi VIA- 35 FUR-TRIMMED COATS All the Wanted Colors -100 Wool I I - r i r i i-unaon uyea oquirrei Vaues to $45 SIZES II to I? 10 to 20 10 REDUCTION 0t FUR COATS Minked Dyed ' - Muskrats r4?lol Raccoons Skunks Northern Seals Northern Beavers fcetten FURRED COATS Tuxedo Styles Silver Fox Paradise Fox Other Desirable Furs A HINT TO HUSBANDS HERE'S A GIFT YOUR WIFE WILL LOVE I AVICLJ CI ID CCADCC Beautiful mountain sables LASVIOn Tuft OVArj with mink tails fin Wti 1U R.T. S13,Skln it Small Deposit Will Hoi J Amy Item for Christmas Givint. Tax 599 HUDSON AVE., cor. CLIFFORD Open 9 A.M. to 9 I'M. Saturday 'til 10 P.M. MesiAy GlvUitntGA. fioo so Maim! from Eaton & Sims Th things men like to gst things they can us . . ddsd pride of smsrnsss known nsmsi they know mean quality. , . . the with the and wall- top- BILLFOLDS Famous Princa Gardnar and Buston wallats, In a variaty of smart styles and fine laathers. MJ5-$20 MEN'S STONE RINGS $ I L.SQ Signats and plain stonas, as m wall as intaglios . . . sat ' PIPES and POUCHES t $2.sor$7.oo PIPE RACKS & HUMIDOR SETS $,25-J,6 DRESSING CASES Handsomely fitted cases in choice of smooth or grain laathars. and with lippar closing. , 5 95-$35 Starred Prices Plus To IDENTIFICATION BRACELETS Heavy starling. A vary popular gift. 3 I2 anon) "Whtr. BotLr Goods Colt Lu" 29 CLINTON AVENUE SO.UTH WmmammaammnmmmmmmwmTmQ ppoiitl Hotel ScttCCd tswm STONE 4088 Vicinity Deaths Page 42 Today DUSTING WOMAN For iurnlturt) store. Stoady mploymont. PesRt work-fag coadtlons. THE RELIABLE 80 STATE ST. I TE NEED CABS BADLY l Any Moke or Model i TOP CASH I CALL CEO. SLATTEIT : WINDSOR MOTOR SALES '534 STATE ST. 'Ll , MA'N 3305 liickfeoil. PAYS- highest ; FOR C 5 Good Used Cars 1935 to 1941 64 SO. UNIOII STQNES742 NOW BUY AN EXTRA WAR BOND . t& :Laj9 - S G EE I Just what we wanted! Of course it is ... if it's from Lobel's." Lobel's, exclusively the children's fashion shop in more than 30 American cities . . . has, that flair that's right in the groove with young people's tastes in clothes. "Solid," they'll tell you. So, whether it's a pert practical snow suit or legging set, a junior miss coat, a young fellow's suit or only a fuzzy doll, they'll love it the more when they, see that it's from Lobel's store exclusively. the Children's Christmas OPEN TOMORROW AND MONDAY NIGHTS VKl!rrtSI fl;ftfrn.;i 114 EAST MAIN STREET

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