The News Journal from Wilmington, Delaware on June 12, 1945 · Page 13
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The News Journal from Wilmington, Delaware · Page 13

Wilmington, Delaware
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Tuesday, June 12, 1945
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Joumal-Every Evminfc, "Wilmington, Delaware, Tuesday, June 12, 1915 TKareg Center Urged For Veterans Grand Exalted Ruler To Talk to Elks Here Colonel Boggs Home on Leave A GIFT OF ( Everybody' Store" STORE HOURS 9 A. M. To 5.30 P. M. Centralization of Agencies In One Building Proposed By State Placement Chief Former Officer of Sixth Division Is Transferred; Flies to This Country WE GIVE AD REDEEM S. & H. GREES DISCOUST STAMPS Concentration of all the local offices and representatives of organizations providing assistance to veterans in one building a "'veterans' cjenter" was proposed at the annual meeting of Delaware Post. No. 1. American Legion, last night. John P. Benson, state veterans' placement representative, U. S. Employment Service, made the proposal. The executive committee of the post will take action on the recommendation. Would House Following Wilmington offices of the following agencies would be housed In the proposed center, according to Mr. Benson's suggestion: 1. The U. S. Employment Service. with its job counsellors and its local and state veterans employment representatives. 2. The Unemployment Compensation Commission, which pays veterans' claim under the GI Bill. 3. The U. S. Civil Service Commission, which offers many jobs with preference for veterans. 4. The Veterans Administration. 5. The Veterans Financial Advisory Service. 6. The state service officers of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mr. Benson also said the center should have offices for representatives of the Delaware Chapter. American Red Cross: the Vocational: Rehabilitation Division, and other agencies offering services to veterans. First o Draft Board With such a center in operation a veteran returning to civilian life would report first to his local draft board and then would find all other agencies in the center. Use of the school building f- - . 7 , . . v.: . Dr. Robert S. Barrett ueut.-coi. j. caieb Boggs. a member of the Sixth Armored Division of the Third Army, which penetrated further into Germany than any other American unit during the Allied drive, is home on leave after flying to this country from Germany. Colonel Boggs has been transferred from the Sixth Division to the Planning Division of the Army Services Forces under Lieut.-Gen. Brehon Somervell in Washington. A member of Gov. Walter W. Bacon's military staff. Colonel Boggs, who has been spending his leave with his family in Cheswold, paid a surprise vi&it to Wilmington yesterday and was guest of honor at an informal luncheon at McCon-nell s Resturant given by friends and members of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, of which he was an organizer and charter member Won Croix de Guerre A former Wilmington attorney, the Delaware officer won the Croix de Guerre with palm and the Bronze Star with an Oak Leaf Cluster for his work with the Sixth Division while serving as assistant chief of staff in G-4. Colonel Boggs w'as in Rocklitz. Dr. Robert South Barrett, philanthropist of Alexandria, Va.. and grand exalted ruler of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, will make an official visit to Wilmington next Monday In an address here. Dr. Barrett will further outline one of the most important subjects on which he will talk during his term the order's re-! habitation program. He will also Gennany pn the Mauda HlVer. stress the comprehensive hospital j about go milM from Berlin on v-E program of the order, plans for Dav He said vesterday that his which include expenditure of division kept pushing forward until over a haif a million dollars during ltSwv met tn Russians, oniv w flno the next 12 months for the comfort ; tnat it was 30 miIes msid th9 and entertainment of veterans in'Russjan zone the many Army and Navy hospitals, The meeting of the Allies was fol-throughout the country. jtewd by & of partw.s glven I bv both sides in which the now Supreme Court Keverses famous Ability of the Russians to at Decision in Annual !produw and wnsun, Krat qUJm-i;niion in appeal titie of vodka was ftmriv demon. DOVER, June 12. A ruling of the strated, he told friends. New Castle County Superior Court! Attending the luncheon yesterday in favor of the plaintiff in the case were Harrv Maver, Jr.. president of of Mrs. Helen Portscheller v. the; the .lav Cp borsev R. Kinnamon Eighth and Adams Streets for thej Atlas Mutual Benefit Association i another member, and Phillip W. F. center was suggested. At present i was reversed by the State Supreme j Roeder. a friend of Colonel Boess agencies are at 601 Shipley Street. j Court yesterday. j wno is veteran of World War II. the Custom House, Federal Building.! The action was brought by Mrs.! Colonel Boggs served for 11 months Red Cross Clearing Bureau, Eighth I Portscheller against the Atlas con-; in Europe. and Shinlev Streets. cern formerly tne Capitol Mutual; He was awarded his first Bronze Reports have been received rrom;"r,rc-" u- fiir.: Sla, on Sepl 19 tnen on March 14 a number of veterans, Mr. Benson "-roia w wp.ioi aiuiuai j ne was, awarded an oak leaf cluster. that they were ' getting a run- ui mn . omu., Nfws ot nls receipt of the Croix de ur..c uiojpinnc wjuriGuerre with palm from the French f aid. around" by being referred from one agency to another. McElroy Installed William B. McElroy was installed on a writ of error, initiated bv the; company. The lower court. Judge Charles L. Terry, Jr., government came on March 31. wun A reserve officer, he was called to dlS-; active riutv a a rantjain at Vnrt given by the Circuit Court of Wayne ; General Staff School, he joined the County Mich., was involved. ! sixth Armored Division in Feb- iajton. as commander of Delaware Post last v, ,i-x f udnt' T? ea-v m 19U lowing ,rht bv Georse W. Ayars. depart-! u 'fLVi Zi d.lment ; graduation from the Command and ment commander, and members of his staff. Sherman L. Hutchinson, retiring commander, presided. Other new officers installed are: First vice-commander, Walter C. Crawford: second vice-commander. John E. Finan: treasurer. Stephen Enrinwr- rhanlain. the Rev. Thomas i A. Lawless: adjutant, William H. j Given Honorarv Page, Jr. and sergeani-ai-arms. Joseph Kinley. ,,,,,, -lJ"-"-v'":;ruary, 1942. He was advanced to Chaneelr - - Harrington and eutenant-calonel in December of Juoge FranK L. Speakman gave rhat vpar f.rHm !n trir3n and California he embarked for the European area in January 1944. still the Supreme Court decision d u Pont Mrs. Alfred I. with the same division Before being called to active duty Colonel Boggs was associated with Dejrree ; The honorary degree of doctor of the law firm of Loean and Duffy. ; Civil law was conferred Upon Mrs. He was crarfnarrt rrm th TTni. . . , i j;,;- i Aif55d J' Foni by th University .versity of Delaware in 1931 and re- Coiltraet lO KeCOnaillOn of the South at Sewanee, Tenn, yes-jceived his law degre at Georgetown Pin rtriran Is Awarded! t.'".:.. , . . University in 1936 j ' - i jui a i warding the degree, the uni- A contract has been awarded J. versity cited Mrs. duPont's work as A. Barthomay and Company of president and founder of the Ne-Philadelphia to recondition the.mours Foundation, which built and pipe' organ in the main auditorium operates the Alfred I. duPont In-of Scott Methodist Church, It wasjstitute. a hospital for crippled chil-announced at a recent meeting ofjdren at Nemours. the official board, xne cosi wxu aiiivcioj.y aecxareo irs. ou be about $550. The board will again meet tomorrow night at the church. Committees for the new confer-noe year have been elected as follows : Trustees: George E Vandegnft. "Westlet B Davis. Sr , Herbert B. Vn Dyke. Gardner T. Eiiis. Charles L. Ross. Samuel B. Rash. Jr . W. Harris Stuart, Isaac T. Mlllis, Earl Nase Stewards' Edith Anderson. William E. Campbell. Westiev B. Davis. Sr.. Westley B Davis. Jr.. Florence M. Gilbert. Mary Gilbert. Maude L. Harvey. Joseph Hardy. Flora T. Hickman. Mary R Keene, Ciar- Pont is "deeply interested in the children under her care; a gracious woman whose Christian character, whose unselfishness, whose concern for the common good and for the welfare of others, and whose generosity have served our country and the common good.'' The . citation also traced Mrs. duPont's interest in children to the time when she was a teacher in the public schools of California, and Virginia. Colonel Boggs is the son of State Detective and Mrs. E. J. Boggs of Cheswold. His brother, Capt. Edgar Clayton Boggs, a graduate of West Point in 1941. was killed in action in the Philippines Feb. 5 while another brother, Pfc. Calvin Boggs, is serving in the Marine Corps. yottr soldier ton or the boy from ence E Lipscomb. Henry E. Larosch. Isaac ' across the Street Will thank JOU tOT Over 700,000 military items use or are shipped in paper or paperboard. sending your waste paper to war T. Milhs. Earl Nase. Harry H. Parker Signa G. Rash, Samuel B. Rash, Jr., John A. Scott. W. Harris Stuart. George E. Vandegnft. Herbert B. Van Dyke. Mrs. Herbert B. Van Dyke. Louise Whitsitt, Charles W wood. Mrs. Charles W. Wood. Trustee president, G E. Vandegrtft; trustee secretary. W. B. Davis. Sr ; trustee treasurer, H. B Van Dyke; financial secretary. W. H. Stuart; lay member, G. E. Vandegrift; reserve lav member. H H. Parker; district steward, C. L. Ross; reserve 'district steward. G T. Ellis: lay leader, G. T. Ellis; connectional steward, W H Stuart; Sunday school superintendent, H. H. Parker; senior department super intendent. I. T. Milhs; Junior department superintendent, Louise Whitsitt; primary department superintendent, Maude Har-vev: beginners department superintendent, F. E Tucker; president W. S. C. S.. Mrs. H. B. Van Dyke Communion steward. Edith Anderson; eustodian of legal papers. W. B. Davis, Sr ; membership, I. T. Mlllis. W. H. Stuart. Mary Keene. Florence Quinn; finance. G. E Vandegnft. W. B. Davis. Sr., H. B Van Dyke, C. E. Lipscomb, W. H. Stuart; pastoral relations. G. E. Vandegnft, H. B. Van Dvke. H. H. Parker; nominations. W. B. Davis. Sr . G. T. Ellis, G. E. Vandegnft. the Rev F. M. Volk; audit. Henry E. Larosch. W. B. Davis. Sr., Maude L. Harvey: records, pastor. Mrs. W. H Stuart, Isaac T. Mill'.s: hospi'ala and homes, pastor. Louise whitsitt. Flora T. Hickman. Church board of education. H. H. Parker, G. E. Vandegnft. Mrs. H. B. Van Dyke, Flora T. Hickman, Jeanne Leipold, Ruth Davis, pastor. Missions and church extension, Maude Harvey. Signa G. Rash. W. B. Davia, Sr., O. T. Ellis. H B. Van Dyke. Evangelism, Louise Whitsitt, Mary Keene, Bdith Anderson. G. E. Vandegnft. Stewardship. G. T. Ellis. W. B. Davis, Sr.. Samuel B. Rash. Jr., H. B. Van Dyke. Earl Nase. Temperance, Charles L. Rosa, H. H. Parker. Henry E. Larosch. Music. Mrs W. H. Stuart. W. B. Davis, Sr . Gretta Anderson. Sign Rash. Mrs. H. B. Van Dyke. Mrs. H. H. Parker. Parsonage. Mrs. G. T. Ellis, Mrs. Carrie L. Lloyd. Mrs. Signs Rash. Mrs. W. H. Stuart; property, trustees; good literature, Edith Anderson. Lillian Wilson, Mary Keene; poller, G. E Vandegrift. H. B. Van Dyke. Henry E. Larosch. pastor; church house activity. C. L. Ross. G. T. Ellis, H. B Van Dyke: parsonage property, G. T. Eilis. H B, Van Dyke, I. T. Mlllis. Illustrated Lecture On Brandywine Given The agricultural, industrial and recreational features of the Brandy, wine were discussed last night before the Society of Natural History in the i Public Library bv Clayton M. Hoff who illustrated his talk with movies Starting where the Swedes first landed near the junction of the Christina and Brandywine Rivers, he showed many historic buildings between here and the sources of the Brandywine in the Welsh Mountains. XT 50 Pieces of Jewelry Identified in Display Residents of Wilmington and the suburbs yesterday identified 50 piecs of jewelry valued at $2,500, which police said were stolen from their homes by Theron King, the backdoor "burglar." The articles were identified at police headquarters where they were on display yesterday afternoon and last night. The articles were displayed In a room on the mezzanine floor of the Public Building. One of the owners identified articles valued . at $1,600. The display included watches, rings, bracelets, lockets, radio, guns, revolvers, ration books, and electric Irons. King, according to police: admit-ed breaking into XI Wilmington faama- "NOT EVERY THING. PERSONAL BANK LOAN COSTS ARE STfiL OrACOUAfil Til "PRICES OF EVERYTHING ARE GOING SKY HIGH" s, v y : t f 1 if Tn- PAY lEBcgp? UK 1 VV"" 400 II' 75 1 1 COME IN TODAY . 450 SecuriivTriist Gornnanv .ri -rs -. 3 octAwe- 4t" Wilmingtbn. Mlaware MARKET AT SIXTH ST. PHONE 4-5331 Afeber r. D. I. C. J WW ' 1 re EASL? JLUEEICJLS SHA7E HUG J1.00 fight to twelve months rrl genuine shaving comfort. Scientifically compounded, free-lathering Shulton have soap in a husky pottery mug. An exhilarating good -grooming aid that makes a splendid gift. Boxed in red-lined cheat. Old Spice Soap . . . $1.00 Old Spice Talcum . $1.00 Kreml Hair Tonic . 79c L'Orle Deodorant . $1.00 Pal Razor Blades, 50 blades, pkg. $1.00 L'Orle After Shave Lotion $1.00 Buck Skin Cologne, $3.50 & $5.00 Sports Club After Shave Lotion .. $1.25 Sports Club Liquid Lather $1.00 Sports Club Talcum Powder $1.00 2-p. Cifts Sets . . $2.50 i-pc. Cift Sets . . $3.25 Main Floor ( Front ) Cosmetic Plus Tax The Famous SEECO SPEHRIG COEIftS Twin Size 39 x 72 Full Size 54 x 72 This asbestoid sulphate cover supports the innerspring mattress, protects mattress from rust, insulates against cold and makes turning easy. Ties down over springs. DON'T FORGET DAD GIVE HIM ONE OF THESE USEFUL AND SURE TO PLEASE GIFTS !f SMART ALWAYS MEN'S IMPERIAL FOUNTAIN PENS s1.85 With 14 Kt. Solid Gold point. A pleasing and useful gift for dad. Main Floor SWANK JEWELRY HIES ARE ACCEPTABLE OUTSTANDING SELECTION $ji .dD HAND TAILORED jap- j V-V' w f. tfl Ilk ; f . I it 1.00 Collar pins, watch chains, key rings and other useful Jewelry frifts that dad will appreciate. Flu Tax MEN'S BELTS $1.00 Brown, tan and black leather belts. All sizes. Useful gifts. Main Floor MEN'S PURE IRISH LINEN INITIAL HANKIES Whether he likes stripes, figures, plaids. Paisleys or plain colors you will find rhem here in this collection in an almost endless variety of p'easmg colors. All are hand tailored, lined or unlined. Other Ties $1.50, $2.00, $2.50 Main Floor, Front I 7. SEE WINDOW DISPLAY 1.00 THE SOCKS DAD PREFFRS m No gift is more appreciated than pure Irish Linen. All wanted initials. Main Floor, Center 65V 2 pairs $11 -25 A. pr. 3 pairs $H .25 fa ? THE GIFT THAT KEEPS DAD COOL AROUND THE COLLAR .50 Collars That Can Be Worn With or Without Tie An outstanding selection of all the most wanted materials and colors in our most complete showing of sport shirts we have ever had the good fortune to secure. Choose from cool summer shantungs, mesh and popular broadcloths in plain white, tan, blue and natural. Short and long sleeves with two large pockets. All sizes. Other Attractive Sport Shirts $1.25 to $4.95 Main Floor XI X f Ha va You Ordered Your Cash's WOVEN NamesT It now costs less than 4c apiece to protect washables with genuine Cash's WOVEN Names. A school ne cessity, and also protection for the whole family"s belongings at home or away. CASH'S WOVEN lUamc Tapes Colors Red, Blue & Black 3 do.. $1.50 6 dot. 9 dox. 12 doz. $2.00 $2.50 $3.00 BOXER TYPE SWIM TRUNKS $-25 Made of cotton Rbrdin vith elastic alt. WATER REPET.T.ENT. with Inside support and money pocket. Small, medium and large. Main Floor STERLING PRINTED WASH-PROOF IUamc Tapes 100 tapes 75C 150 tapes $1.00 Red, blue and black. Motion Dept. BUY BONDS BACK UP THE MICHTY 7TH il l AMERICAN It's your flag Mr. and Mrs. America. Fly it in your home, the symbol of eternal liberty. 3 x 5 ft. $2.75 4 x 6 ft. $3.95 FLY OLD GLORY FLAG DAY JUNE 14th And Keep It Flying 5 x 8 ft. $5.95 3 ft. x 5 ft. With Pole $3.65 Set aUTUKTE IS I HWFAKTT1RY DAY, Special Promotion In RODNEY SQUARE THAT EVENING Jjlud QmpnAlanL SpsudaL fcusmtA. X 3 ft. with Pole AMERICAN S FLAG ) With Pole Set Downstairs Store Infantry War Show Called 'HERE'S YOUR INFANTRY CLAYMONT,. JUNE 14th P. S. DU PONT STADIUM, JUNE 16th

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