Newport Mercury from Newport, Rhode Island on October 13, 1944 · Page 1
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Newport, Rhode Island
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OLXXXVn--NO. 20 WHOLE NUMBER 10,287 PASS TESTS FOR ARMED FORCES [p Will Be Placed in Re- ser ve Pool For Call' D. A. R. CHAPTER HOLDS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Dinner, Musicala Among Highlights pf Barton Unit's Program ·olunteer From Mlddletown jccpled For .Immediate Induction Into Service LIMA of the 22 men sent from I; i this city, and two of the 1 Jin Board 2, county towns I tho pre-inductlon tests ' Iferftlg N m% ^^r. NEWPORT, R. I., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1944 .« placed In a reserve pool to Eta! upon when needed. o men volunteered for 1m- 1,1, induction. One of these, fd W. Cadima of Brown's fviadletown, was accepted In- irrmy. The · other, Albert , Mott of Block Island, ·»· tests. dld ,' G. lleffernan of Kay this city, will take hli Induction test in Worcester, ,,18 the men who passed, Ittiio are awaiting calls for In- Board 1 iert Donald Cooper, Jr., r avenue. Hedeiros, 33 A thirty-fifth birthday anniversary celebration was held by the Colonel William Barton^ Chapter, D. A. ft., Monday evening, with a dinner at Macomber's Inn In Tiverton. Mrs. John Martin, regent, presided. Seven charter»members of the organization were present. They were Mrs. Phoebe Edmundson, Mrs.-Adelaide M. G. Peckham,. Mrs. Evelyn B. Chase, Mrs. Kate A. Thurslon, Mrs. Phoebe E. T. Manchester, Mrs. Helen P. Peate. and Miss Anne R. Almy. Birthday greetings were received from rear.y who were usi- ab!e to be present. Mrs. Mane ties ter, 85 years old, cut the birthday cake, and each charter member spoke briefly. A muslcale program was given by Mrs. Alta S. Hollls, violinist and Mrs. Ethel Simmons, pianist Mrs. Durfee read a poem written for the chapter's twenty-fifth ann iversary by the late Mrs. Gertrude C.- Wilbour. Miss Elizabeth Bellman and Miss Cornelia Anthony were In charge of the arrangements. Othe past regents attending were Mrs Oliver W. Cushman and Mis Dafsy Sanford. PLANNING BODY SEEKS NAVY'S POSTWAR PLANS Ordnance Union Wants Word on Job future GRADUATED AS FLIGHT j OFFICERS liar DeCosta, Coggeshall 76 Warner 14 ML OLIVET MARKS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY - Samuel Plymesser, street. r !r les John Moll, 19 Knowles t Jamestown. pa Arthur Frazier, Jr, 60 Al- iireet. Iar!es Edward Woolhouse, Jr., ' 1 avenue. ; John Deveau, 45 Long- lad, Jamesto\vn. Iliam David Ronayne, 4 Good- j-nrd'wahwerit Young, 146 (street. laiy Burrill Ward, 10 Equality Ivid Lee Pierce, 6 Gardiner Francis Nagle, 41 Pel- I street. link Gabriel LaRock, 2 Third It. Irry Mart Lynch, 485 .Thames it,"L B. No. 1, Morehcad, N. C. Board 2 ; pr.ucl W. Cadima, Brown's fsMdlelowri.. jrge Curt, 16 Marsh street, Observes Birthday Songs, Prayer Wit ommlsslon Gels Reports On Recreation, Military Activities, New Enterprises The Postwar Planning Commlss- on took steps Tuesday night to nd out If the Navy Department as a postwar" planning program, nd, if It has, "where Newport fits nto the picture. The matter, rought up by William S. Hand, president of the Explosive Ordnance Workers' Union, was re- erred for Immediate action to the military activities committee, vhlch is headed by Frank R. Muz- erall. The question of postwar naval activities' stemmed from a discussion on employment, which Mr. Hand felt was a paramount issue. ETe Bald the government establishments are the largest employer, but nobody knows what the future holds. He pointed out that the status of the establishments here alter the war Is of concern not only £o Newport but to all New England. He felt that the employment pic- BABY ACCIDENTALLY SUFFOCATES IN PRAM Linda Richardson Was Sleeping in Home Efforts To Revive Baby Falls; Firemen Called Out To Four Other Caiea VET HOSPITAL SITE TO BE DETERMINED Future State Hospital to Offer Medical, Surgical Treatment Only · A new Investigation of Bites In Rhode Island will bo made very soon for a 400-bcd veterans' hospital for general medical and sur- glcafpatlents, with space lor the regional office of the Veterans Administration, now planned for this state rather than the neuro- ps"chlatrlc type originally proposed. Because less space Is needed for the general hospital than for the mental type, the new site survey'Is to bo made. Plans call for work to be started in the late spring or early summer of next year if a satisfactory site is found. Brirartfir fipneral Frank T. HinesT administrator of Veteran Affairs, has told Senator Theodore Francis Green, It was re- SUPERIOR COURT HAS BUSY SESSION Linda Richardson, nine-. A l n n ' R Dott, eon'of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Dolt of Tuckerman avenue, Middletown, and Charles O. Wernquest, Jr., whose parents live at 10 Dyre's Gate, were recently graduated flight officers In the AAF from Texas tlying fields. Newporters In Armed Services New Pastor Delivers Sermons William .T. Tolbcrt Reads History of Cliurch IVPORT SOLDIERS '·'· [WOUNDED IN ACTION afe John Lauth, Private ^arry Teitz Were in Eu- pean Operations The congregation pf tha Mount OliVet Baptist Church took part in a program of song and prayer In observance of the fiftieth anniversary of-the church Monday night. The sermon was delivered by the Rev. F. L. Bullock of North Carolina, newly elected pastor, who will take over his duties in January.: · . . . - . . .The program · opened with a jso'rig by the Congregation^ folionc'd by a Scripture reading by Howard Brooks of the Union Congregational Church. The Rev. William Robinson, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church, offered a prayer for men In the armed services. After p. song by the senior choir under the direction of Effie ture can best be solved by an aggressive, comprehensive plan to retain the Torpedo Station, or as much of Its activities as possible. He suggested establishment of properly-placed naval arsenal the Island for the re-processing of explosives after the war and consideration of Melville. Mr. Hand said tha feeling In the Navy Department was that Newport had never asked for anything, expansion here was voluntary. He discussed torpedo manufacturing ac- Jvitles elsewhere. There is a deep sentiment In' tfie navy Mr. Hand said, for Uie re moval of navy and attendant ac tivities to the West coast when the war with Germany is ended. The; are hot going to a'sk.Newport wha Captain Alexander Kerr, Jr,. of East Shore road, Jamestown, is commanding officer of a heavy weapons company with the 5th Army in Italy. For 300 days, the infantry, regiment of which he is a member, has been ' '-' gainst the enemy in teal ·rtr-'l \ta Ktiii cy i Iphttl fi names of Private John ', U. S. A., and Private Harry r, U. S. A., were added to the pert casualty list when the | Department notified their Is Monday that both men had loramded In action In the Eur- L Theatre of Operations, prate Lauth, son of Mr. and John Lauth of 20 Burdick was wounded September n Germany. No further details i available. 11913 graduate of Rogers High he was "inducted into the ' that July. December found I cveweas and in August he I sent to France as a radioman I Ihe 1st Army. While at Irs, Lauth was a cadet captain r.e ROTO unit and a member f-e band for four ycara. livate Teitz, whose mother, i Annie Teitz, lives on Prarie Ice, was wounded in the shoul- phlie fighting with the infan- France. A graduate of and Rhode Island State Ije, l-.e was engaged In the |esale produce business here : entering the service: Prior s overseas assignment, Private i received eight weeks of basic p-g at a camp In the South, brother, Corporal George , Is stationed at Fort Adam;. Burton, president, William W. Tolbert read the history of the church, which had been prepared by Pearl Wallace, clerk. A hymn by the junior choir, accompanied by Elizabeth Pener, organist, preceded the Rev. Bullock's sermon on "The Beauty and Mystery of the Christian Church." An offering, a song by the congregation, arid the benediction by Mr. Bullock compelcdl the service. Thn program was .arranged under the direction of John W. Butler, assisted by Frank Young, Sr., Eltie ' May Jennings Effie Burton and Pearl Wallace. The Rev. Matthew Daw, acting pastor, was unable, to be present. A social hour followed the program, with Matthew Wallace as master of ceremonies. Short talks were given by William Jackson, the Rev. Milton V. Gustafson, for Ihe Newport Ministerial Association; Mr. Brooks, and Mr. Robinson. The Lady Usher Board under Margaret Thomas, president, served during the evening. HEARING LEAGUE PARTY It it;does he'"pointed out.'.The'Navy has postwar plan for everything except Newport, he added. Says Navy Has Plan Cornelius C. Moore, council chairman, said the city government and others over a long period of years had sought expansion of the" station. He said the city must handle with care any question of opposition to movements of naval facilities that are a part of the war strategy. ' . Mr. Hand emphasized that other places are seeking work for the postwar period, and the navy has a postwar plan. He said the sentiment of the navy Is if Newport wants anything, come and ask for It, It not we'll give it to someone else. He said others are getting II and refered to a Nebraska town with a .Washington lobby. He said Newport should have a part; The commission heard reports from sub-committees, that on In combat an attempt o breach the Gothic Line. During a lull In battle on o ightlng front In France, Private . H. (Bill) Higgins, Jr., wrote to bis parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. liggins'of 64 Second'street; "I'm okay and still plunging along the road to Berlin but it won't be long now I giicss. Life for the lasl couple of weeks has been pretty ;ood here compared with what we lad before. Wo rarely get a trij 'or more than a day at a time which means we sleep on a mat tress under a roof, instead oi In our trucks, or on the ground Ilk we had been doing. The defeat o Germany isn't too tar of£ how, onl: a matter of months, or weeks. : "Sii'ice Inauguration of the four point · demobilization · program there has been much discussio and speculation over here! The peo pie In the States always seem t know what's best for us oversea: when none of them has the slighl cst idea of what goes on, how live, or how long some of us ha\ been away from* home. We don want all the glory; give some c the soldiers In the States a crac at the Germans." Private Higgins. is a member the Quartermaster Corps. A Alton Kane, machinist male, first class, U. S. N., sori Mr. and JSrs. A. L. Kane of B Florence avemic, has returned to .months-old, daughter of Mr. and 'Mrs. Alan Richardson, of 516 Thames street, was accidentally suffocated when she turned over and buried her head in the covers while sleeping In her baby carriage at her home Tuesday night She was unconscious when discovered. Efforts of the fire department emergency «rew to revive her failed. Mrs. Richardson told police she had taken the baby's bottle away from her an hour and a half be fore the emergency call was sen I In at 10 o'clock. She said the child had fallen asleep. When sh looked at her daughter again th Private Caldell A. Whlpplc, Jr., I child was lying on her stomach ,'is now serving overseas with I with her head between the pulon a B-25 Mitchell medium bom- and the side of the carriage an ardment group'operating In the apparently had suffocated. Fire edilerranean theatre, 12th Air men worked on the child a orce headquarters In Italy have our. lorted, that if possible a site lear Providence would be deslr- ble especially If the regional eterans office Is to be put oh or hal tnnouhced. Private Whipple, son of Mr. and Irs. Caldwcll A. Whipple of 37 arcwell street, is an aircraft rmorcr and aerial gunner, rained In maintenance and re- air of machine guns mounted on J-25 bombers, he files an an erial gunner. 1 ' He is "an alumnus of the De La _alle Academy. Subsequent to tiis induction 'into the air forces. 10 attended" the school for armorers at Lowry Field, Colo., and the school for aerial gunners at Columbia Air Base, S. C., anc ilyrtlo Beach, S. C. He went overseas in August; 1914 Sergeant-David L. Bye.-'of th arm'y. paratroopers, has written to his paren.tXUlri wid Mr.?: Ott Bye of .WHIow. street,' that : v on recent furlough he was guest a luxurious hotel · In France. · H enjoyed himself so much_that h would like to stay there until th war is over but "we can't win th war that way." '-'I can't tell '· you how muc mall means to the · boys ove here," he emphasized, adding tha a few letters can do wonders for a soldier's morale. Sergeant Bye, who was em ployed at Lawto'n's Fish Marke in civilian life, entered the scrvic two years ago and has been ove seas a year. TELEVISION* STATION aylor,, of this city, and Mass., has made appli- the' Federal Ccoimunl- construct television Commission to commercial Icajt station, according Associated Press. to The Newport League for the Hard of Hearing held their annual bridge party at the Hotel Viking la'st Thursday, with 35 v tables. Winners of table prizes and a number of special prizes were Mrs. Sadie Jacobson, Mrs. Abbott Minkin, Mrs. Bradford Leys, Mrs. Frank Harrington, Miss Kathcr- ine Lee, Mrs. Annie Horrocks and Mrs. Riley. Misa Helen McLeish, chairman of the event, was assisted by Mra. Charles E. Gilien, league president, Mrs. Edward Larsen, Mrs. Ivy LaPierre, Mrs. Carrie Tuttle and Mrs. Jean Forkey. housing being given by William J. Donovan, managing secretary of the Newport Housing Authority, at the' open meeting. He said no recommendation could bo made regarding the larger houses pending report from John Nicholas Brown's zoning commission, A study, had been made of public housing, the authority report showing 1,100 sub-standard units In Newport. He said Park-Holm would revert to low-income group after the emergency period. Ther6 Is no provisions for disposition of Tonomy Hill, which would not be demolished but could be sold or turned over to the local authority. The communities will'be consulted before any such steps are taken he emphasized. Asks About Jobs For Vets- The temporary housing, he said, would be removed as soon as possible and contingent on the public interests not more than two years alter the emergency, with possible extensions of time if good cause Is shown. Other leports were rcccif id on activities, San Francisco after spending a 30- day leave at his home. Kane, a member of an LST (landing ship tank) crew, has served with the fleet in the Pacific for the last 14_ months and has taken part In five invasions, his ship being among the first to hit the beaches at Tarawa. Other engagements were at the Marshall Islands, New Guinea. Saipan and Guam. A graduate of Rogers High School, he was employed as an apprentice at the Torpedo Station before entering the sen-Ice two years ago. Second Lieutenant Dorothy Corsair, army nurse corps, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Corsair of 10 Arnold avenue and a former supervisor of the operating room at the Newport Hospital. Is now on duty with 1 the 162nd General Hospital in England. Grants Two Uncontested Divorce Petitions Enters Final Decree, Disposes Of Workmen's Compensation Cas« By Agreement Judge Patrick P. Curran had a busy session Wednesday in th» superior court here. Two uncontested divorce petitions, both pre- senled on depositions, were heard id grauteu,. oae final decree v.'as ntered, and a workmen's compen- atlon case was disposed of by greement. ^ In addition, the contested oV orce case of William Bryant Downes vs. JIary Ellen Downea ear the property. It was report- d that General Hines will have Jolonel J. C. Tripp, director of pnstruction of the Veterans Ad- liinistratlon, send an engineer to Jhode Island in the next few days to look for any sites that may exist fairly near the city city limits. STATION'TO RELEASE PART-TIME WORKERS ·as assigned for trial to November 4 at 10 A. M. The full battery o£ ounsel for the parties, Harold A.- Andrews for petitioner and Edvard W. Day and Charles X. Alexnder for respondent, all frore 'rovidence, · were present, but this Force ot 12,000 Must be Re duced25%by1945 Dr. Daniel A. Smith pro- ounced the child dead. Dr. P. : larla, medical examiner, said eath was due to accidental suf- ocation and gave permission to emovo the body to the Memorial uneral Home. Four other emergency calls ·ere undertaken by the fire de artmcnt Tuesday and one was andled by the police. There was call at 12:15 from b Third street \'orman Millington, 5, who · had alien and cut his wrist on a Voluntary, Xon Essential, War Ser- vice Appolnlees, 70-Year-Olds, Career Employes To Be Dropped woken bottle, was taken to ewport Hospital At 12:55, pltal and later Ip-'a Tan iltsl--- / '"·' 'M ' ' " ' ) ' Charles D. Veon,'- 6. W the Uie, rew^was called to 11 Central treet where Mrs. Margaret R. Tticrs, 2D, had been taken ill. She ·as removed to. the Newport Hos.. . - . . - ; -- . _ , - Taunton hos- who had" a laundry piri caught in his tongue, was attended by the crew at - 63 Second street at 8:05' P.'M. Captain , Ar.drew Campbell removed the pin. . At 8:30, Ihe emergency car went to Barney and Spring streets where Frank Mintner, of the navy, was ill. He was removed to the Naval Hospital. At 8:43 Patrolman Henry Flowers in a police'' scout car went to 28 Marsh street to take Blanchard W. Cochrane to the hospital. He had'suffered a heart attack. Part-time employes at the Naval Torpedo . Station nave received notices that their services will be terminated at the end of this month. This move is In connection with the recent order to reduce the force of 12,000 at the station by 3,000, or 25 per cent, by January 1. '- " · In addition to those wbp. leave voluntarily, and wb^se serVlcM can ' - ' tafe campaign he cannct.try the case until after the election. The first matter heard was the. divorce petition of Helen Mar- jare-t Spahn-vs John E. Spahn, presented by Cornelius "C.. Moore. It was granted on grounds of extreme cruelty with custody of a daughter to petitioner. Mr. Spahn was a naval officer, but was dismissed The marriage was August 3, 1927. Leo L. Tobak, for plaintiff, presented the workmen' s compensation case of Harry Richardson vs. the George A. Fuller , Company and Merritt Chapman and Scott Corporation,, for - whom Richardson was working when he injured the little finger of his right hand last January 5. Mr. Richardson took the stand. He said he has been getting 520 week's compensation from an : .11 ··(Hiii! M irance company, but is willing .SV^elUe for the sum of $850. Harold A. Andrews of the Providence firm of HInckley, Allen,. Tilllng- hast, and Wheeler, counsel for th» company, said, the.sum !a satis: ,,. ( c factory ' to Mm."An order ,'· was : ..viij-.t- entered accordingly;' ' ' " ' " ''·-'-'-'·» ·'" 1 ' H'i employes will be part Uirte, those over 70 years, war service appointments and career employes. It was pointed out that U:e station has to meet a quota assigned it by the bureau of ordnance, which makes it" necessary for officials to determine what employes can be spared. ' During September, the first full month after -announcement that ^he navy had decided to reduce the forces at the four -torpedo manufacturing plants in the country, between 500 and 600 em- ployes left the station here of their own volition. Their 'services could Naval Aviation Cadet Jerom R. Derwallls of Newport has reported to the navy pre-flight school at Athens, Ga., for intensive physical training and ground school study. Cadet Derwallis, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Denvallis, live at 17 Cummings road, was graduated from Rogers High School in 10)2 and attended Duke University, Durham, N C for two years. He reported to Athens after training at the Naval Flight Prepaialory School, Philadelphia, Pa. The fire department was called out at 6:55 o'clock on a still alarm lor a grease fire In Uie Embassy Cafe kitchen. The crew of Triple Combination 1 answered. was granted on neglect to provide, with leave resume maiden name, and alimony permanently-waived. The. :marriage was in' Central Falls September 15, 1G41. ' ' : The final .decree . entered '.wa« In Louise A. Chase vs Edward A, Chase, Leo I*' Tobak being 'counsel for petitioner. PANCAKE DEATH LEADS TO DAMAGE SUITS Navy Eusband of .Victim, Asks $30,000 in Each of Three Actions T W E N T Y - F 1 V E . Y E A R S A G O From SlercnryofOrfobrlS, 19)3 0.B I the first state convention te American Legion, -William pffidd of this city was elccl- « chairman. Chairmanship -.erous committees was as- to Newporters. Board of Aldermen cor- rescinding two third a mistake by | a vote electing firemen and then electing second class. business houses remained 1 Columbus Day. The New iHery, attired in. Colonial , paraded In Providence '. of the state guard, fitis H. Clarkson of Rogers ·was appointed assistant to "· Hobson, boys' secretary J Vwport Y. M. C. A. William M. Thompson tinted with ,ight ' 'r watch fob by {. 4mbers Washington Comn.Wdery rational which he directed at convention In Phil- recreation, " military transportation, _ new and employment. 1 enterprises serving In the operating room. She has been in England about five weeks, living in an old castle She finds time to enjoy the picturesque beauty of the English countryside in an area that has not been bombed. George A. Pinhciro, 18, fire man second class, U. S. N. whose father, C. S. Pinhelro, lives at 27 Frccbom street. Is serving aboard one of the navy's newest and most powerful warships. Entering the service last February 27, .at Providence, he was at the Naval PFC Francisco S. Escobar, Jr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francisco- H. Escobar of 44 Evarts street, has reported for duly at Camp Butler, N. C., after a 21-day furlough spent In Newport with his parents. He was Inducted August 17, 1013, and trained at Fort McClcllan, Ga., oing overseas in January of Uiis car. He has received a Good Con- uct Medal and a European cam- aign ribbon, having been attached o an Infantry division in the 5th rmy in Italy. Auguste'L. Noel, chairman of Training Station, Sampson, N. Y., the commission, then explained its before reporting for his present Mayor J. P. Mahoney placed another municipal order for sur-, ilus war foods and items that, vould be offered to tho public' upon receipt. The building committee reported that 55,000 was required to replace womout boilers at Rogers High and Codding ton Schools and Ihe School Committee adopted a necessary resolution presenting the matter to the council for an appropriation. Miss Nora K. Shea was elected a grade eight teacher. Miss Gladys D. Pfancnmiller to plan for the benefit of the group of ordnance workers 'and others who came In for the open meeting. . John O'Loughlin, secretary of the War Dads, asked what definite steps had been taken for jobs for the returning veterans, especially the younger ones. He gave figures to show that about 500 or 1,000 Jobs would be needed. Mayor Herbert E. Macauley said some workers laid off from the Torpedo Station may stay here, taking jobs, and felt that small factories at the Perry Mill. USO, and other such spots after the war would absorb considerable men. He though the Greyhound Lines would give employment through a ter- before reporting duty. His brother, A. F. Pinheiro, Is a gunner's mate third class in the Ecabces. the commercial department at| m [nal here, and return of such In- Herman J. Andrea, seaman second class, Is a member of an LCS (Landing Craft Ships) crew which has been selected by tho commanding officer of the Amphibious base at Solomons, Md. as the most outstanding group graduating from the training base. Seaman Andrea as.been com mended for his contribution to the excellent performance of his crew. His wife lives at 40 Sim mons street. Rogers, and Miss Mary V. O'Cpn- nell an assistant Francis King was elected head Janitor at Rogers. An enrollment of 4.031 was reported by the superintendent. The subcommittee on streets and highways of the Committee anu *«*e* ,,· -.1-1* »J t-ai-rtrol of Twenty-five v! cities to inspect lsitca types several r-f road- dustrics as the Eas ton's sausage factory would help. Mr. Moore said sufficient municipal building should be planned, such as the already outlined municipal garage and fire station in the south end of the city, to give employment Dr. Michael F. Private Frank RIddcr of this lity, who was onc'of the original Company F, USth Engineers, N'a- lonal Guard, which left here" in 910 for active duty, is new sta- .ioned in New Guinea with other members of the unit A number of Newportcrs were transferred rom Company F to Company C. They are members of a combat engineer regiment, which was cited recently for Its part In the defeat ot the ISth Japanese Imperial Army. As a result of the death of his wife, 'Arlcne, allegedly from poisoned pancakes eaten at the Victory Barbeque here last July, Milton Dunham, of the navy, is bringing civil suits for damages against Dennis Christofos, proprietor, John Pnaife, who is said to have an interest In the business and Harry Pavlatos, chef. Damages sought are $25,000 In each of three suits against the three men and 55,000 in each of an additional three actions, it was reported today, a total of 530,000 against each of the defendants. Both Christofos and Pavlatoa were Indicted by the grar.d jury on charges of manslaughter as a result of the navy wife's death. The cases have been assigned for trial. be spared and their reasons leaving were valid, it was - plained. Captain E. J. Tiernan, executive officer, said today.that it Is not intended to release machinists at this time. Their sen-ices are considered essential it, the manufacture of torpedoes. The station "officials will determine other essential employes considered necessary to meet the production schedule set by Washington. Because of 'the navy's instruction to give all employes 30 days' notice before they are released, the station has to plan well ahead with this in view, Captain Tiernan said. Ho said the separations are progressing satisfactorily, and that no hitch is expected in meeting the order to reduce. SERVICE FIVES SET DATE FOR OPENER Two 8-Team Leagues Looked' for in Narragansett Bay Basketball Play TAYLOR--D 0X0 VAX TWO OPA CASES IN SUPERIOR COURT Pauline Zita Donovan, daughter of Mrs. Florence J. Donovan of 26 Dennison street, became the bride of Preston Paul Taylor chief pharmacist's mate, Sunday In St. Mary's Church. The Rev. Thomas P. Gllfilllan conducted the ceremony. Miss Frances Baker ar.d Arthur Williams, both of this city, attended the couple. The Narraganselt Bay Service Athletic Association basketball - j program this winter will probably j have two leagues of eight teams each, according to Howard R. McCartney, program director of the Army and Navy Y. M. C. A. Lieutenant James C. Loveless, physical r ..-f training.ofBcer at the Naval Op/ eriting Base, is chairman of the basketball division of the. Bssocia- :ion. Where possible, games" will be on a home-home basis. The season s to open November 21 and end with a playoff for league leaders. The quintets will represent the · Motor Torpedo Station (two), Naval Air Detail at Gould Island, Naval Torpedo Station, Price's Neck Anti-Aircraft Center, Ma- Fort rine Corps, Fort Adams, Fort Welherill, Melville Fuel Depot, Naval Training Station, Small Craft Maintenance (formerly Section Base), Naval Hospital, Naval Operating Base, Sachuest Point Rifle Range, Camp Endlcotl. Lieutenant Anita M. Scheel, army nurse corps, Is now on duty in Paris. A daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Frederick Scheel of 15 Hammond street, she was graduated from the New-port Hospital Training School for Nurses In 1937. She has been in the army since September 1, 19J3. Lieutenant Scheel was on duty in Iceland for six months and in England two months before going to France. Grill Owners Barred From Sale of Certain Sea Foods Above Fixed Ceiling Prices F I F T Y Y E A R S A G From Mercury of October IS, 1891 and guidance for returning soldier He said msny who have not fin Ished high school will not want to go back to school but can finish their education through extension courses, plans for which are now being studied, or Walsh, acting I study. through night superintendent of schools, said the John Wciscr said there would w ??i?i «,.»,r vtuatioi In Newport great need will be intelligent, sym- still be a problem of where they .m^ned acute; pathetic, understanding, direction J \vouM g c \. work, remained, acute. Private Philip P. McGrath, son of Xlrs. Philip McGrath of -17 West street, has been awarded the Good Conduct Medal. He Is a small nrms instructor with the army air forces at Yuma, Ariz. Second Lieutenant Charles A- Benheimcr, Jr., is now a student in the four-engine pilot school at the army air forces training commnna station at Roswcll, N. M. He Is Two OPA cases were before Judge Patrick P. Curran in the superior court Wednesday. A final consent tfecree was entered In Chester Bowles, administrator of the Office of Price Administration vs Xcnaphon K. Constant and Sattris A. Stavropoulas co-partners, d/b/a Boston Sea Grill. They were permanently restrained from selling certain sea foods. Including sea scallops, above the celling prices fixed by OPA in April. 1012. Judge Arthur A. Sullivan was counsel for defendant, and Irving Broodsky represented the OPA. The other case, Involving assignment of a hearing on a restraining order against Maddalena M. La Forge, d/b/a La Forge Tea Room and Candy Shop, ' was by Mr. Brodsky and. for A northeast storm with unusually high winds and tides caused considerable loss in the vicinity of Newport. Steam lighter Majella, engaged in carting stone for a breakwater at Block Island foundered. Schooner Leon- cssa went ashore at Narragansett and schooner Henry Clay Tanner barely escaped the same fate In that area, while schooner Green County Tanner went aground on Dutch Island. The School Committee approved' a salary of $SOO a year for John Mahan who was named engineer at the new Industrial school and 530 a month for the Janitress. Arrangements were made to open the mechanical drawing and bookkeeping classes October 23 with Dudley E. Campbell in charge, and for the evening school classes in the Clarke building, October 22. A total enrollment of 2,257 was reported .(Continued On Pag« i). by the superintendent. Republican and Democratic caucuses \vere held to elect cltj convention delegates. George Henry Warren pur defendant by William G. Troy, chased the J. N. A. Griswold The case was finally set down for property at Spouting Rock lor peremptory hearing next Tuesday. $10,000. Following a report and Investigation of friction at Shiloh Bap- ist Church about 70 members vithdrew and organized The Mount Olivet Society. The third annual meeting of the New England Conference of Charities, Correction and-Philan-. .hropy held sessions at Masonic Hall with John Hare Powel, president, officiating. A calboat race was sailed over an eight-mile course, the Reindeer winning .in class 2 and the Vesper In class 3. The will of Philander Shaw bequeathed considerable sums to local institutions including Channing Memorial Church, Newport Hospital, Redwood Library,- the- Historical Society and to numerous Unitarian societies and activities. Directors of the Newport Y. M. C. A. accepted the resignation of Burt W Gillelt, general secretary, with regret The emergency hospital at Eagle Crest was auctioned to William Shepley for ?240, who also bought an office building for S22.50. The small collage went to P. H Horgan lor $154.,

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