Newport Mercury from Newport, Rhode Island on September 19, 1947 · Page 3
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J.WILLARiDCASE, HER RESI.DENT, DIES ted In Pii.biio 'Schools o , G r a d u s i , t i n g f r o w ers, lived lip New Tfcrk Fannln Glaitdlng Case 1 , a of this city ana wife of the . \Villard Care, died August Shelter Man'il Heights, N, jKOfding t o . Ti'ord received Case, daughter of the late H. and .Mary Hannah ,} Gladding; ,was educated public schools here and (ed from -Rogers High . She made her homo away ; er marriage Surviving are daughters, . ; Mrs. Dorothy MI, Mrs. Claude Bcebe, ·Urence Hale 'and Mrs, Grace .SKI,' and '·)' three son's, s, Benjamin · and WiUard 1 niece. Mm. Fannie M, Al- thls city ah;o survives, as gtandchlldre'n and H great Uldren. · i '. NIO RAZZ;A DIES · PENLYATAGEOF74 er of St, .'/oseph's Holy , Sons of I taly Formerly [eft Grocery Store orio Haiza, '.H, 'who kept a u)- store on, upper Thames for many years until his -ent, died S'addenly Sunday it the home [of his daughter, jl. Thomas Perrotli, 18 *jh place. i-He had been in r,t goodheajth unllUtrick- , May 12, 1873, at Roccam- Casserta, 3,'taly, a son of e Mr. and Jrtrs. Peter Razza, je to Newport in 1902.- He jrttd his grot': cry store until He was a '.member, of St. 's Church 'and belonged to [oly Name ISoclety and the Uly.' - / des his'dau'ghter, he leaves Peter Ra zza of Central Ihrce grandsons and two grandsons. ';Hls .wife, Mrs. atdrina Colistta Razza, died years ago. ;'. · funeral of .Antonio Razza, of wr.ough place, father of Mrs. 1 l»omas Pcmittl, held Wed- r from tli-2 Memorial Fun- or.e to St! Joseph's Church' t solemn' high mass was ylhe Rev. -J. JoseplrCooricy. /v.Edmund P. O'Neill was i and the,Rev. Leo P. Mc- was subdcjacon. Burial was Coiumba's ] cemetery, where /v.Edward: A. HIgney, paslor Joseph^, read the service. its were Sa'jvatore A. Virga- 1 Louis P. yirgadnmo, Peter riKale, Jo:ieph A. Radice, Kadice anid Henry DeCotls. ding tKo ' funeral were ritions from the Sons of ·Association, the Italo-Amer- Cmc Association and the Slir.e Soclijty of St. Joseph's th. Ushers .were from the St. ;Vs Society. The Sons of ttnduclcd their ritual at the il home Tiiesda'y evening. · ALFRED J. MILLERD I E S - A T A G E O F 9 1 sough Place Resident [Served o'n R. I. Commissions, GOP Board Charlotte .(Whltehead) , SI, of 21! Greenough place, i f t h c late 1 Alfred J. Miller, it ler home Saturday after a CMSS. ' · · . . in .Middlesex County, N. J., t, 186G, daughter of the late ~ and Frances (Forster) ad, she moved to Provi' about 71; years ago, where "«1 for Eovera! years. She wived to iMIddlclown and «this city, where she lived sac time' on Rhode Island *, before moving to Grccn- · Miller served on the Rhode Penal and Charitable Com- "« ana the jSlate Public Wel- -cnimisslon for-seven 'years, member. of St. Mary's "E« executive .board for 25 atd was'a member of the ft board of the Rhode Women's Republican Club IK general hoard of the -«:i Red Cross. !«vcs a daughter, Mrs. C. -« Miller, of tljis city, a son, J J. Miller of New York, -an of the board of White- Brothers .Company, several ^·Jdren and 'one great ilild. THE MWPOET BOBKOTOY ASP WEEKLY KEWfc, HUDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1947 ERIO MYERS, S2, DEAD Eric Myers, 32, formerly an eni Pioye of the Naval Torpedo Sta- . -- . . ~ . . , . -- » ,,« I P « - U , W W J I Jlon, died at his home, 2000 'Clln- - . ' ton avenue, Alameda',.Cal.; last Body of John Howard of Hen- Friday, Formerly of Providence, he · -- -- -' -had be en working at the Alameda, Naval Air Station. Ho leaves hl s v/ifel'Mr's! FJor" cnce (Dahlstromj Myers,'his par , - ents, Mr. and V.n. James Myers, of- Granltevllle, and three sisters, all of Providence. · MRS. W. J.ARMSTRONG ';: DIES, ILL TWO .WEEKS Native of Kansas Lived Here With'Son on Division Street; ' Funeral Monday .. i Mrs. Jessie '· M. ' Armstrong, mother of William J. Armstrong, Jr., of 55 Division street : died Thursday at her son's residence after an illness of two weeks. She was In her seventieth year. Bom in Troy, Kans., daughter of the late Mr. 'and Mrs. John Kent,' Mrs. Armstrong came to this city from Omaha, Nebra., five years ago. Her husband died many years ago. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Troy. ' Surviving her, In addition to her son, William, Jr., are two sons In Omaha, Harold and Clarence, and John, In Union, Ncbra.; a, daughter, Miss Fern Armstrong of this city; three brothers, Carl Kent of Newport, Ham Kent of Troy am! Lee Rbby of Tulsa, Okla.; and two sisters. Miss Lulu Harper of California, and Mrs. Gertie Man, of Sapulpn, Okla. .The funeral of. Mrs. Jessie M. Armstrong of 55 Division street, wife of the late William J. Armstrong, was held Mondoy noon at the Humbly Funeral Home. The Uev. Lester Revblr. pastor of the United Baptist Church/ conducted the services, and Ludlow Mahan was organist. The bearers were Joseph Mahoney, Alfred Gavill, Robert Nunes, Frank Gomes, John O'Connor, and Lloyd Bradley. Interment was in the Middlctown cemetery. . ' THOMAS F. NUSS DIES, '. HAD TAILOR BUSINESS Native Newporter Belonged to Elks, St. Augustin's Holy Name, Funeral Monday Thomas F, Nuss, 73, who for many years maintained a tailoring business at the corner of Sprjng and Prospect Hill streets, died Friday at his home, 621 Spring street, after a long Illness. Born In this city, son of the late Frank and Mary Nuss, he spent his entire life here. He was a member of the Newport Lodge of Elks'and of the Holy Name Society of .St. Augustin's Church. He leaves his wife, Mrs.' Anna (Ebbitt) Nuss, a son; Frank Nuss, of Great Neck, Long Island, and three daughters," Mrs. Ronald O'Hanlcy, of West' Medford. Mass, Mrs. Cornelius Murphy, of this city, and Mrs. Henry Hud. f.-.f.f. ', - . - son, of-Waban, Mass., two sisters, A F T E R LONG ILLNESS Miss Mary Nuss and Miss Elfzi- ' . · I beth Nuss,-of this city, arid 13 Native Of Norway Was "Zee e^ndchildren. 1 . . D.._.» t. _,- , , ~ The funeral of Thomas F. Nuss ANTON NELSON DIES LOCAL MAN FOUND ; ; DROWNED IN HARBOR · derson Home Picked Up. By Fisherman The body of John Howard, 76, of the Henderson Home on Clarke street, was found floating In Newport harbor Sunday by a lobster fisherman. Death was due to accidental drowning, according to the report of Dr. James C, Callahan, medical examiner. Michael Karos, of 21 Marsh street, out In his boat, found the body and brought it to the Government Landing where police were called and took charge. Officials of the Henderson Home said Mr. Howard had Jeft there about 6:30 A. M. to attend mass and had failed to return for breakfast. The body was taken to. the Murphy Home pending tho completion of funeral arrangements. The only known survivor Is a son, John Howard, Jr., whose present address owar, is unkn E ERIC MYERS WAS IN PARK-HOLM ;er Station Employe, Jid Warden, Held Office Ken's Club, Boy Scouts ers, : 32, formerly of , who died in Alameda, rrt *ay, was one of the ac- at Park-Holm dur- - 1 resilience there while em- 1 »t the Naval Torpedo .Sta- the housing project ay. of Its opening, he *etary of the Park-Holm 'uub and assistant scout- r « Park-Holm's Troop 3, «. He was one of the ents of that project to Han air raid warden when ^ Defense-was organized. ···s.errcd from the Newport · '« the Alameda Naval . . , 's, according to word re- toe by friends, was sick *rt lime. He was opcrat- ' a hospital last Wcdnes- ;j funeral was held Monday f* took place In Alameda. ;« his wife, Mrs. Flor- ·"strom Myers, of Alame." «a parents, Mr. and Mrs. yers, of Graniteville and "· ( rs in Providence. ' Rust" Superintendent; Services' H,eld Wednesday Anton Nelson, 70, of 34 Parker avenue, superintendent of ' "Zee Rust," estate of Mr. and Mrs. Forsythe Wickcs on Narragansett avenue, died Sunday at' the Newport Hospital after a year's Illness. He had been employed at Uie estate for 50 years. Bom in Norway, son of the late John and Guri Nelson, he came to this country at the age of 17. He was a member of, the Newport Horticultural Society and of the American War Dads. : Surviving are his wife, ' Mrs. Sigrid A. Nelson; two daughters Miss Antoinette Nelson.of . this city, and Mrs.' William Hayes Haskcll, of New London^- Conn.; a son, George Anton Nelson ' o f Glcndale,. Cal.; two sisters," Mrs. Thomas Thompson, of Jersey City, N. J., and Mrs. C. O. Boswick, of Saddle River, N. :j.j two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. ' Services for Anton Ne!son of 31 Parker avenue were conducted Wednesday noon at the Hambly Funeral Home by the Rev. Donald Casady, pajstor of- the" S'riends Church. -Alfred Swinden was organist. Burial was in the!Island cemetery. The bearers wepj . Carl Anderson, .Eric 'Nelson,. Martin Guldemond, Frank 'Jennings, Juli-. an Anderson and'Paul O. fSchultz. CLARENCE GAGE DIEiS, .JAMESTOWN_ RESIDENT Retired Torpedo Station Worker Was Member .pf Ma. chinists Union, I. 0. 0. F. Clarence Gage- -of. Columbia avenue, Jamestown, died early Sunday morning after a : long illness. He was employed at the Naval Torpedo Station fcff more than 30- · years before .retiring about seven years ago. Ho was a member of the Machinists Union and Rhode Island Lodge .of Odd Fellows.'He leaves ills w:|fe, Mrs. Dorcas Gage, a daughter, Miss Hazel E. Gage of Wellesk:y, Mass. a sister, Skane lists, of Mrs. ^va-Reynolds , N. Y,, and i\vo brothers, Ralph Gage of Gerrnantown, Pa., and Roy Gage of Slanetlets. . Funeral sen-ices for Clarence Eugene Gage were held :Wcdnes- day at his home on Central avenue, Jamestown. The RC.V. Myron llertel, pastor of the Central Bap-. list Church, officiated. Bearers! included Raymond Rightly, Roger Thomas and William J. Barker. Burial was In the Braylton cemetery, -Appon an g. , of Spring street was held Monday morning from the O'Neill Funeral Home to-SI. Auguslln's Church where a solemn high mass was celebrated by tso Rev. James J. FilzSimon, the pastor. The Rev. Raymond E. Dyer was deacon, and-thc Rev. John J. Feehey, assistant pastor, 1 was sub-deacon. In the sanctuary were the Rev. George Archambault, formerly'of St. Augustin's, and the Rev. John Shea. The bearers were Thomas Dugan John Hammond, Arthur Silvio, Robert A. Harris, Dr. John H. Finn, and Louis H. Scott, who represented the Elks. ANTHONY MARTiN DIES WHILE_RIDING IN CAR Operator of Newport Cycle ,Shop,'48, Victim of Cor-.' onary Thrombosis Anthony L. Martin, 48, operator of the Newport Cycle'Shop at 11 Farewell street , died, suddenly while riding in Portsmouth Sunday afternoon. He was driven to'the state police barracks where Lieutenant Albert Taylor and Sergeant Robert White found him to be dead. Dr. James Lent, Tiverton medical examiner, pronounced death due to coronary thrombosis. Bom in.this city, the son of the late Antone and I.copolir.da Martin, Mr. Martin attended local schools. He formerly operated the.Rcliable Oil Company and was a partner in the A M Supply Company. He was a member .of the Miantonoml Club and of the Seven Castles Club. . He leave's his svlfe, Mrs.'Anna Dcver Martin, a son. Norman A. Martin, a daughter, Barbara Martin Holmes, three brothers and four sisters The funeral of Anthony Lewis Martjn'. of^Portsmouth, proprietor of the Newport Cycle Shop, and member of the Seven Castles Club. Walter Lowrie Club, the Order ol the Elks, and the Miantonom Club, was held Wednesday from the Dtmphy Funeral Home to St. Joseph's Church. A' mass of requiem was said by the Rev Edmund J. O'Neill. . Interment was in St. Columbn's cemetery, where the Rev. Edward A. Htgney, pastor of_ St. Joseph's read the sen-ice. Bearers were Jamt i -Lanzicr, Albert Smith, Arthur A. Carrellas, Joseph Nunes, Harold Adamsky and Joseph Silvia. i. THOMAS SAVAGE, ' DIES, WAS LONG ILL Member of St. Joseph's Ros;s: JOSEPH RAPOSO DIES ary,-Jiived Here , Over 70 Mrs. MarylH^oso. wife of Ve » s '' f ^^ Tuesday Joseph Raposo, died at her home ,,,, ,, . ,, on Aquidneck avenue, Middletown, I , J [ s ; J^*!? 1 Sava S«. 86, wife Monday A.M. after" a brijf illness.: ? f ."I 6 ' ate ? h , onla . 3 s «age,dlcd She was born in Porto Frcrmozo, SL : ;??'?,«ii V °H tyTMe..9 Covell Michael's, Azores, daughter of the ? tr «^ f ?»°«nS » Jong Illness. ' late Mr.'an.d Mrs! Jesse Arruda. ^S.^f 0 TM 1 ?. ««·* Ireland. Besides her husband, sho, leaves four children, Miss Mary Raposo of MIddlctown, Mrs. Constance Pacheco of Spmcrville^ Mass., Louis Raposo of New]»rt, and Manuel R. Raposo, Middletown; five grandchildren; and one great grandchild. ' Funeral services for Mrs. Mary R. Raposo, wife of Joseph Raposo of Aquidncck avenue, Middletown, were conducted Wednesday from the Murphy Home to Jesus Saviour Church. The Rev. Joseph Barb^sa said the mass of requiem. The Rev. Bart J. Buckley of St. Anthony's Church was in the sanctuary. Burial was in St.- Coiumba's :cmetery where the Rev. Francisco J. Gomes read tlie pre.yera. The bearers were Antone I). Arruda, Manuel Arnida, Manuel :0. Arnida, John Fcrnandos. August Rodrigues and Antone C. Dias. In Social Circles PRIORY SCHOOL OPENS LEGION AUXILIARY . '. ', ST.'.GEORGE'S SCHOOL ENROLLS 178 STUDENTS Hope H. Fowbl/^Iit, Richard ,G. Alexander Wed in St, George's School Chapel . Miss Hope Hodgman Fowel, daughter of Mn.-T. I. Hare Powel of Providence and this city, and Lieut, (fTg.) Richard : Grifflss Alexander, U. S.' N., son of Cap- taln,Ralph C. Alexander, U. S.' N,, 'and Mrs. Alexander of. Washington, D. C., w«re' married at 'noon Saturday In . St. George's School chapel by the. Rev. H.' Martin P, Davidson, school chaplain. . ..The bride, given In marriage by her' brother, T, I. Hare Powel, Jr., had her sister, Mrs. Kenneth Hilla Billing, Jr., of Clayton, Mo., who was marrlsd in the- same chapel August 16, as matron of honor. Attendants included the Misses Eve duPont Wilmington, Del., Katherine ' Alexander, Washington, D. C : , sister of the. bridegroom; Edith Shaw Safe of this city, Mary Gerstenberg and Vera Van Marx, New York city, and Mrs. Norwood T. Smith, Cambridge, Ma^T. Miss Otis Powel Crosby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Crosby of Providence, was flower girl. Lieut. Alexander's ' brother, Lieut. William Alexander, X). S.N., was best man. Ushers were Simuel P.owel, Jr., Andrew Peter Quinn, R. H. Ives Goddard, Jr., and Charles Morris Smith, 4th, of Providence, William H. Drury, Jr., of this city Jamestown, and Paul CosU of - The bride wore a wedding gown that belonged to her great, great grandmother. It was an off shoulder model, with full skirt and tight bodice of watered faille. Her veil of old roscpolnt lace belonged to her paternal grandmother.- She carrie'd a white' orchid. surrounded with white bouvardla. The attendants wore apple green taffeta faille, with headbands of the same material with net. Their flowers were tea roses with white bouvar- dla. "A reception followed af'Hope- lands," 'summer "home ' : of . the bride's family on Indian avenue. A f t e r - their wedding trip, the couple will make their home at Norfolk, Va., where the groom Is stationed. ' A daughter of the late Mr. Powel, the bride graduated from Miss Porter's School at Farmington, Conn., and Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, N. Y. Lieut. Alexander graduated from the Naval Academy In 1945. 3 * * * * » « . Mrs, Estelle Willing and Oapt. Thomas V. Briygs, B. N,, Wed in Boston Mrs, Estelle Burland Willing of Paradise avenue, Middletown, daughter of -Mr. and Mrs. James Willing of Boston, and Captain Thomas V, Brlggs, O. B. E., Royal Navy, eldest son of Admiral Sir C h a r l e s J. Brlgga, K. C. B., and Lady Brlggs, of "Bidde- stone," C h l p p e n h a m , Wiltshire, England, .were, married Monday afternoon In Boston. The ceremony took place in Mount Vernon Congregational , chapel, with the Key. Dr. Kopf, pastor, officiating. , . ' . . ' . The bride, given In marriage by her father, was unattended. Captain Russell Smith, U. S, N., of the Naval War College here was best man. Among those attending were Mr. and'Mrs. James Willing, Jr., brother and sister-in-law of the bride, Admiral and Mrs. Raymond A. Spruance and Rear Admiral and Mrs. Allan E. Smith of the War College. Captain and Mrs. Brlggs will sal! Thursday on the Queen Elizabeth to make their home at Bath, England, while he Is on duty with the British Admiralty. Captain Briggs was on-duty in this area for the last year. Mrs. Briggs' previous . marriages to Captain Thomas C. Ragan, U. S. N, and Lieutenant Commander Herbert F. Klelnhans,' U. S. N., were ended by divorce. » * * · » * · * Buy. New Home Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Eyre of New York, who are passing Ihe season at "Seabeach," . Mrs. Charles S. Whitman's residence on Ocean .avenue, have 'signed an agreement to purchase the residence of Mrs. Sands Dlckson'atSW Rhode Island avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Eyre plan to use It for all year occupancy. The sale . was made through Gustave J. S. White, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Eyre have been coming here a number of seasons. Mr. Eyre is a brother of Miss Edith Eyre, who recently purchased "Elm Lodge," Old Beach Road residence of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave J. S. White. Mrs. Eyre Is the former Ihe Hon. Pellir.e Acton. * · * * · * * · Return to New York Mr. and Mrs. Edward Clark Hassett, who have v been with her parents, Air. and Mrs. Francis Donaldson,"at "Scalfght" the past week, have left for New York. Mr. and Mrs. Hassctt 'were married at St. Mary's Church here Golf Winners Arthur Winslow d e f e a t e d Captain F r e d e r i c k S. Holmes ,,. ... . by a stroke to win the play- Wedding Anniversaries off In the Count dl T u r i n Mr. and Mrs! William Grosve- cup c o m p e t i t i o n at the Country Club, over the'.weekend. Captain Holmes defeated Robert R, Young, one up, to win the president's cup -tourney. Mrs. Owen J. Toland defeated Mrs. C. Oliver O'Donnell at the nineteenth hole in the vice president's cup'play. ,,,,,,,, Mrs. Lewis Cass Ledyard of New York and , '"Sunset Ridge," this city, Tuesday purchased Mr. and Mrs. William L. Carey's residence, 96 · Washington 'street, through Carey A Richamond. It Is understood that. Mrs. -Ledyard's daughter ,Mrs. Morris Stokes of New York, will occupy It next spring. Mr. and Mrs. Carey, who have owned the house several years rave greatly renovated It. * * * * * * * * , - Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Phelps " " their season at . . the former Fahnestock residence on Harrison avenue. Henry Howard closed "Grey Ledge" today and left for New York.* *.* * * * * * Mrs. S. Eugene Jackson, formerly of this city, has closed her summer home at Edgartown, Mass., and returnedito Providence. Her daughter - in - law, Mrs. Howard Lammers, Jr., and.young daugh- tcr, Ann, will stay with Mrs! Jackson for the winter. « * « · . * · ; · " ' Tower are fndlng "Brenton Bays," nor Tuesday quietly observed'their WITH RECORD NUMBER 137 Students, Including 55 New Boys, Enroll Tills Year's Classes Include 132 Boarders From Various 1'arU Of Country Portsmouth Priory, with a peak enrollment of 137 student* Including 55 new boys, the largest entering class In the school's history, opened today for Its twenty- second year. The new boys reported Wednesday, 77 former stud ents returned Thursday. · The Very Rev. com B. Gregory Borgstedt Is headmaster, with the Rev. Dom J, Hugh Dlman, founder, as headmaster emeritus, This year's classes Include 132 boarders from various parts of the country, and five day students. Among the new students Is Willlam W, Corcoran, --ho graduated from Rogers High School last June; Other Newport students are Richard Wyatt,- Frank Hale and Kenneth Sullivan. Another new student is Gardner Seveney, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Seveney of Portsmouth, who was awarded the scholarship for that town. - Father Borgstedt . announced the appointment' of two new members -Of the faculty. They are Joseph P. McDermott of Watertown, Mass., a Harvard graduate, who will teach mathematics, and George D.. Mitchell of Newark, N. J., a Dartmouth graduate, who will teach. English. 'Eighteen prefects have been named ,for the coming year, a higher number than usual due to the- increased enrollment and added activities. They Include Christopher Kennedy, R o b e r t Flanlgan, and William Fuller of New York city, John Denney of Philadelphia, Norman Noble of Dover, Mass, David Slingluff of Vienna; Va., Roderick Turner of Port Washington, Long Island, Bertram . Blais of Pawtucket, Timothy Collins of Bronxville, N. Y, v William Davis of Wayne, Pa., Gerald Kearney of Wash NAMES NEW PRESIDENT Mrs, Catherine . Cummings Heads Unit; Reports on W«! fare Activities Received Newport Post, American. L« gion Auxiliary, elected offlcen for the coming year and drapei Its charter for 30 days in mem ory of the late Mrs. Ellen Smith a member of the auxiliary and a Gold Star mother of World Wa 1, at Its meeting Tuesday evening In Legion Home. -Mrs, Lorelta Goodell presided. These officers all of whom will be Installed Sep tember 27, by Mrs Sablna Folle of Providence, department pres! dent, and her staff, at Joint [n ductlon ceremonies with the Post were elected: Mrs. ' Catherine Cummings president; Mrs. Mary' Bowley senior vice president; Mrs. MonI ca Owens, junior vice president as rapidly as possible, Father first of the coming week. iiui Aucauaj i{uu:uy UUbel veu Uleir I r t l l l i ·· s * i i n n i thirty-third wedding anniversary J O H N M. C U R R A N DIES. flf "Wflltrtn " thAl* iiilln If.. nn ^ - · ' at "Hilltop," tb.cir.;.villa. Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Hare Powel, Jr., who are In Washington, observed their seventh anniversary. * « « * * * * · · · Duke and Duchess Coming Duke and Duchess Decazes of France will arrive soon for a visit w i t h the duchess' mother. Countess de Rougemont, at the LaForge. They will be honor guests at entertainments during their slay. * * * · * * · · · · . , Rear Admiral A. F.'Franco of Washington and-Col. Walter H. Lum of Miami Beach, Comdr. L. A. Gillies of Port Washington, N.' Y., and Lieut. Comdr. and Mrs. W.'R. Finn of Jamaica Plain, Mass., were guests at the Viking, as were Ensign and.Mrs. D. D. Ansel, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence S. Todd, Miami Beach, Fla.; Mrs. Melvin Siinclln, Malta, Mont., and Mrs. Gilbert Kcmper and Mrs. Carl Eastman of Cincinnati. * » » « * · » · - : Mr. and Mrs. William Deforest Manlce had a family party at "Edgehill" Sunday after their grandson, Oliver Ames Manlce, son, of Mr. and Mrs. William De- Mrs. Louise. Mra.' Emma Hussey, Bowley, treasurer secretary Mrs. Daisy Owens, sergeant-at arms- Mrs.. Irene D'Amario, chap lain; Mrs. Elizabeth'Friend,' his torian; Mrs. Eleanor Blythe, Mrs Margaret Hathaway, Mrs. Bessi Adams, Mrs. Verna Chapman an^ Mrs. Alice Wood, executive board Mrs. Cummings announced th appointment of Mrs. Dell Novim and Mrs. Clara Krallis as colo bearers. . Mrs. Blythe, executive commit teewoman, reported on the-recen executive committee meeting. In Providence and Mrs. Hathawa made a report on the'fund beini raised to send two girls, orphans of deceased veterans'of this city to college. Mrs. Chapman, chll welfare chairman, reported send Ing two more packages of cloth ing to a child In St. Die, France Mrs. Adams was appointed chair man In charge of the game nigh at th e Army and-Navy Y. M.C. A. next Tuesday evening. · Refreshments and' games fol lowed, under the direction of Mrs Helen Arvellar. LOCAL BRIEFS --Louis William Watklr.s of i Mary street is under treatmen at the Newport Hospital. --Teachers at Sheffield Schoo attended an'outing Tuesday eve ,_ : ^'".r" -" -· ··"· '·»*«- ning at the BUmhier camp of Mis Ington Depot, Conn, Kerry Lyne Alice R. Pearson. ' of Chestnut Hill, Mass., James --Charles Friedman, son of br McCormick, Jr., of Westerly, John and Mrs. Bernard C. Friedman Abbott, of Summit, N. J., and left Tuesday to enter the Fresh John M.'Lummls, Jr., of -- - -- - · - - Park, N. Y. Tuxedo man class at Muhlehberg Colleg _ i at Allentown, Pa. ._ S TM1, activities will be started --A deed conveying land o Vsuglum avenue from Daniel W Golden Hill Street Resident, Carpenter, Operated Taxi Business . . r. m e- r Forest Manice, Jr., had been month - Son of the late Mr. and Mrs - John K - Pratt of Woonsockct, christened in Trinity Church by the Rev. William Murray Brad- daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Shea) Shcchan. she had Jived In this city for over 70 years. She was a member of the Rosary and .Scapular Society of St. Joseph's Church. A sister Xtrs. Charles E. Pajcoe of this city, survives. The funeral of Mrs. Margaret Shcehan Savage, of Covell street, wife age, of the was , late Thomas F. Sav conducted Tuesday , e a y from the O'Neill Funeral Home to St. Joseph's Church. The Rev. Leo P. McKcnna celebrated the solemn high mass of requclm at which the * 11 c , oon(; y WHS .1. , HS ««»n and the Rev. Edmund T. O'Neill was subdeacon. Father Cooney read prayers at the burial in St. Columba's cemerery. The bearers were William Mahun, John Cltrv George Pascoe, Daniel Moriarty Timothy Houlihan and Joseph Savage, r · Commodore and Mrs. Howard ner, rector. Mrs. Grafton Fay was B..Mecleary will leave Saturday godmother, and'David Ames and to spend, the winter near San Arthur Manice, godfathers. , Jose, Cal. During their absence; �� « « « « . , , Sclmyler L. Parsons will occupy Nicholas LeRoy King, son of ·Twin Beeches," their Catherine LeRoy King of this city, was' an Street residence. usher at the wedding in Glendale, Ohio, of Miss Elsie Proctor Weekend entertainers includei Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt at "Beaulieu," Mr. and Mrs. Frederick H. Prince at '.'Marble House, 1 Miss Julia A. Berwind at "The Elms," arid J. H. Upham, guest of Mr. and Mrs. George H. 1 Hull, at Bailey's Beach. , . * » · * * * * Alan T. Schumacher of New York Joined Mrs. Schumacher and family for the weekend, prmand Devllle and E. A. Halsey were with Mr. and Mrs. Leonard M. Thomas, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. William Slater Allen and Craig Mitchell were other weekend visitors. · ' ' * » « » * * · » Mr. and Mrs. Eric Ewcson, who were married earlier in the ' year and have been at Southampton for the summer, passed the weekend with her parents,'Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Washington Frazer. . Rear Admiral and Mrs. Charles Lee Andrews, Jr., quietly observed their twenty-sixth wedding anniversary Sunday. * * * * * * * * * . - ' The restaurant at Bailey's Beach was closed Sunday for the season. The snack bar will remain open another week, and the beach will be open until September 2S. * * * * »_t · · Mrs, John Payson Adams gave dinner at "Idle Hour" Tuesday evening In honor of Mrs. a Ledyard Blair. * * * * * * * * Robert Goclct has returned to "Berkeley House" from New York. · » « · * · * · Mrs. C. A. Sparhawk and sister, Mlsa Marjorie Watt, of Philadelphia are ,at the Muenchinger King. « * · » * * * * Rear Admiral Frank H. Sadler, U. S. N., retired, is under treatment at the Naval Hospital. MRS. EMILY BURGESS DEAD Mrs. Emily E. Burgess,' formerly of this city, died suddenly .mi ouic,,, usugmtr 01 MI, ano Septcmber.6 at the home of her Mrs. Harold S. Van Buren . and d « n s5 ler ' Mrs ' E ^ ith Wright of William Henry Porter Davlsson.! Ha . m * ;n . Conn. She also leaves a Van Buren, daughter of Mr. and » * -- t----.- -- .... .1 uu'1,1 ·.nugJLaji. n t C i l L I C l i t . Borgstedt said. The Priory will be Jones to Rachel K Glendrang on a complele schedule by the was filed today in the city clerk' first of the coming wnnV office --Rogers Pelham Ryerson, soi of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ryerso of Forest avenue, Middletown, lef WAS I I I SHORT T I M P Mon( lay to attend Freshman Weel HHO ILL ariUM I I 1Mb at Brown University, where he is enrolled in the liberal arts course --Chief machinist's mate Anton K Braga, who spent two-weeks furlough with his sister, Mrs. Al varo Olivelra of 3S Fenner avenue has returned to duty aboard th' U. S S. New Jersey. --Miss Joan : M. · Vaughan daughter of Mrl and Mrs. Harry F. Vaughan of 43 Bull streeet, has left to attend Our Lady . o The Elms College, Chlcopee Mass. She graduated from St. Catherine Academy last June. --The book account case o Joseph.A. Bowen Company, o Fall River, against'Alfred Peck ham.'Tiverton Four Corners, was heard. In district court Tuesda' and a judgment of $74.14 Wai awarded pllantiff. . --The Federal government .ah nounces that an examination wil be held for the position of market Ing specialist, 52,614 per year. Al Interested may obtain additlona Information and application formi from Leo Martin at the post office --A small fire In a chair cushion In the apartment of Clarence But ler at 37 West Broadway led li a still alarm at 8:10 this morning Engine 1 answered the call. The property, owned by Mrs. Benjamin McLyman, was hot damaged. --The Women's Association » the United Baptist Church resumed its monthly meetings Tucs day when an all-day sewing-bee was held .at the church. Mrs Lester Revoir, president, outlinet plans for the . church bazaar November 13. --Twelve herds with 415 cows were on test by- the -Newport John M. Curran, 17, of Goldsn Hill street', died Wednesday, a his home after a short Illness. A carpenter by trade, he had operated a taxicab business. He was'born in this city, son'of Michael J. Curran and the late Mrs. Helen M. Curran. Besides his wife, Mrs. Irene V. Shea Curran, he leaves a son, John'M. Curran, Jr., a.student at -De La Salte Academy, and five sisters, Mrs Sarah C. Bagley, Mrs. Anna L Bngley, Mrs. Mary Alexander, Mrs. Helen Alvernas and Miss Su san Curran. . EDWARD E. PRATT DIES Edward Ell Pratt, «, of Woon C..M.,,* v,«ti, , ~i,. . . ,, 5ockct ' brother o£ Albcrt A - P^t " f Purgatory road, Mlddletown, dled last Wednesday In Woon- after 1 an illness -of four he leaves five brothers, Albert, of .Middletown, Henry,, of Philadelphia, William of Providence and Fred and Frank, of Woonsocket. son of Mrs. Paul Pryibil -and Richard L. Davlsson of -New York. The bride's grandfather, Bishop-Paul Matthews of Princen- ton, N. J., a summer resident here, performed the ceremony. « · · · · » * · Richard Van Nest Gambrill left "Vernon Court;' Tuesday for "Vernon Manor," Peapack, N. J., where he will Join Mrs. Gambrill In final arrangements for. the marriage ' Sept. 27 of .their daughter. Miss Ann Van Nest Gambrill, and James J. Casey of New York. · * * * * * · * · Charles P. H. Gilbert, who observed his eighty-seventh birthday here August 29, has left for New York. He was followed this week by his son and daughter-in- law, Mr. and.Mrs. Dudley Pierre- pent Gilbert,' who arc closing "Rest Haven." ' * * · · · · * » Roger Lowell Putnam, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Putnam of Springfield, Ma-ns, and a graduate of Portsmouth Priory, is engaged to Miss Gertrude Streeler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel W. Streeter of Buffalo. * · · · » * · « Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Liberate of New York and Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Bachmann of Bcrgcnficlo. N.J ., are at the Mucnchinger King. Mrs. James B. Duke, who has iecn passing the summer at "Rough Point' 'observed her birthday there Sunday, . » · · · · « · · 'Mr. and Mrs. Archbold van Bcurcn gave a party for young people last Friday evening at "Son nennof." ·grandchildren H. Russell Wright, John B. Wright and Mrs. Edythe Wright Ryan. ON OLD HOSPITAL USE Plans for future use of the old city emergency hospital, purchased for J7.250- by Domenlco A. T, R, O Mr. · « * · · · · « and Mrs. Charles B. . , « ^ * . , owner of the Bellevue Avenue firm. Mr. Roach said that he may convert the larger build- Ing into an apartment house, but ' J* » gTM'« the .«·* «* the small!r structure. SCITOATE SCHOOLS CLOSE The public schools in Scituate, which opened last Monday, were closed Friday until further notice because of Infantile paralysis. No new cases were reported by the state health department Friday. Wrightsman of Houston, Tex, who wire aboard part of the summer, have ended a stay at "Oakwood." * · * * · · * · · Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Duncan have the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Paul Sargent as weekend house guests at "Bonnlecrest," . * * · · ! * · · Dr. Andrew Chalmers Wilson has returned from a' brief visit to New York. * · · · · · * · Mrs. J. Laurens Van Alen returned today from a week's stay In New York. · · ! « · · · » Mrs. Robert Walton Goelet Is at rcu ural development for the Rock feller Foundation, ad Mrs Abbev w ,1 £"} the rral ^ ati)n * ' have moved from, MidSe'tomt u H "°" T. Lowe vvas accepted. Daricn, .Conn., where they have purchased a home. .7-The executive committee of r rs. Richard Hall will speak on the In Newport. The annual report of group and case work commit , uly grand matron for Rhod Moil* .i « . . . _ . . . · """"= JKMWO ai. me nospuat, ne SSS Hall^Jfch^^eV' '"" "*** M ^ »""*- . oi the Eastern Star, New England Jurisdiction, held in Boston last week. The appointment was made . - ers were Charles Hall, Thomas , , Rush, John M. Convllle, Edward Registration Highest in Las!, -15 Years Chapel Sen-Ice Th!» Evening will Usher In Year; 68 New Boyi In · Classes With 178 students, the highest enrollment in 35*.yean, St.- George's School will start its fifty-second academic year this evening with a chapel service. The school Includes 16$ boarders and 10 day pupils. New' boys total 68,' according to an announcement by Dr. Willet U Eccles, headmaster. The new students arrived Tuesday and former students Wednesday. Classes opened Thursday, Five new members added to the faculty are 'Charles 'G. Thornblade, Charles C. Dohelson, David Deparay, Weyman S. Crocker, Jr.. and Miss Margaret Spruance. Miss Spruance, daughter · of Admiral,- and Mrs. Raymond A, Spruance, will be associated with Mrs. Reginald Roome, Jr., in remedial language training work under the supervision of Dr. Edwin if. Cole of Boston, Mr. Crocker, of ^Fitchburg, Mass., is a graduate of St. George's In 1943 and Yale In 1047 after a period'of active sen'ice in the navy. He will assist In the mathematics and science departments. ' i · Mr. Thornblade, a native of Sweden, Is a graduate of Stockholm University, where he"received' his B. A. In 1920. He took his master's degree at the University of Berlin' In 1921. He will be In charge of the German department, in place of Herbert F. Preston, who retired last June, after 37 years of service. : · Mr. Donelson, · a resident - 'o£ Providence, Is a graduate of Union College In 1942 and received a degree of S.' T. B., from Boston University School of Theology in'1916. He'will teach mathematics. Mr. Demaray, whose home Is In Somerville, N. J., will assist In both French and'Spanish. He'Is a' graduate 'of Bowdoln College, Class.of 1915. He received his M. A. at Harvard the following year in the · field of romance languages. · . ' · . MRS. FRED. GREENE, JR., DIES IN NEW BEDFORD Descendant of Old Newport Family Had Been ni Short Time Mrs. Cora .Davis .Llnfield Greene, wile of Fred W. Greene, Jr., died after a short illness Saturday In New Bedford. ' Both natives of this city,' the coupie went to New Bedford about' 40 years' ago at the time of . .their marriage. . , Descended from an old Newport family, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. M. Adelbert IJnfield, who ran Kay Street House, -a highly regarded boarding house of many years ago. She was a graduate of Rogers High School In the class of 1902.' Besides her husband, she leaves brother, H. Adelbert Llnfield New Bedford. · of SCHOOL NURSES TO BEXEITT Public 'school nurses in this state, with proper qualifications, will receive teacher certificates from the state department of education, enabling them to draw the 5600 slate-paid teacher salary increases. ' . ' . · " Dr. Michael F. Walsh, state director of education, said the certificates' are being issued now as- · a move towards integration of health work.In UK state's school system. . . . . . CILVMBF.B HEADS MEET »«·: un leS L D y- me -Newport A « ene "' discussion of the County Dairy Herd Improvement « m ing visit of the Glidden Auto- Association during July, accord- mobile Tour, to arrive September vifor TM?£ e W- ^"^ TM!» r - 23, and the New England Air Tour, ^·^^JMTSB ^"r? 7 ' *" "'""'^ pounds of butter fat with an aver- S* 1 *' lun . *«°.1 TM«^. of ^ age test'of 4.10 per cent. / *«cK« ' - -Xterrill Abbey, former county igent of the Eastern Rhode Island Farm Bureau and now employee 1 of the 'Chamber of Commerce at the Vjklng this noon. --Aiuriu. Auoey, lormer county T C · nrT--- ·"--·« -·-· «~«. agent of the Eastern Rhode Island ^^Yf* 1 " 1 if* P resldent Farm Bureau and now emolovrd co " ducled °« meeting, by the American InternaS\t ,*??·£· E ?'TM ds ' c "^ of f° H « sociation which handles agricul- ~ r^r ,, B »«. u «Pr- James ural develoDWni f*r .K.*|" vJ °- Callahan were elected to mem- - bership and the resignation of Dr. the Council of Social Agencies will ln ^ r.oid a luncheon meeting at the -- -- ~--° """ "-"-· Hotel Viking September 24. Mrs. at Balleyjs. Beach Tuesday after- . BATHER GIVEN AID Swept off his feet by the under- as he was entering the water oon, Innis Young, 65, of New -- . . . -- Uf.,. un uu un; .., .....u ~ w l ^ . £ , VO, VI 4 ^ C W rS^ ^^..^"T! " aT£ ". C?.TM-. was taken to' the , ., New-port Hospital in the hospital ambulance. A beach official said . - =---· r ---- ---"· ""·? i»iiinui- nmouiince. A beach official said for iTe coming *i,^ f ?" Y ° Ung l ^ Came «"»«»« " *««- for the comingyear will be elected, tempted to leave the water and s. .Alice O. Richards of had difficulty keeping his footing ±S t ',!S J! »PP? ln '« "- He ' reached^ shore without aid. . Created at the hospital, he recov- MOOSE WOMEX SIEET Mrs. Irene Davis, of Aquidneck -- _ rj --... u ,t,...v ,,0^ iuauc .*H3. -ii^iic UA\IS, vi jAuuiunecK sww^^-jst ~ sa^srss JOHN J. SHEEHAV RITES The military funeral of John J. --- - Shcchan, husband of Mrs. John J Davis. Shechaji of S4 Mahan street, was At t held last Friday in St Patrick's chinlsU nan mis evening me Church In Valley Falls. The bear- war relief committee will present fr*t wvir-jt f"*harTA« U*1t rr»fc.,.__- · /~h*·«»«_ ·\TI«V«- «. ^.__ _ » _ _ er. Women of the Moose, at surprise party Tuesday evening. he was assisted 'by Mrs. Frances avis. At the monthly meeting in Ma- hlnlsts 1 Hall this evening, the Chapter Night program under Higgins, Dax-ld Mulloy, Thomas the direction of the chairman. , \nnie Dreher, and co-chairman ---. ~, ,,* ..uo.,, ^udu* ^i. wwi«iiic, c^iwara ^nnie urener, ana co-cnairman '·"£. »r"u"iV .T~; v n oceu P' 1n K i My'»e. Burial was in St. Joseph's Caroline Wardlow. Mrs. Grenrtlle Southsldc for the fall season. cemetery, Berkeley, R. I. * Merrill «-iU bo guest speaker.

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