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PAOB TOT MWPORT M15IIOTIEY AMD WEBttY ««W«JPBIDAY,_JAN0AaYJ.7,J 036^ LOCAL MERCHANTS TO OPPOSE STATE SALES TAX Membership Campaign Com- mittee To Start Activities I Mr. Vcuton of Khodo Island Itctuil UNITED CONGREGATIONAL HOLDS TURKEY SUPPER HAMILTON FISH DIES AJJUKEN, S. C. Former Assistant Treasurer | of united states, Father of | g arre tt Presents Nominations New York Congressman Of Officers For Coming Year JOHN JACOB ASTOR RESIGNS FROM BUSINESS Gives Up Poiition With International Marine Company in New York Association K*l'lalns Object of Organization Hamilton Kish. former assistant treasurer of thc United Slates and fatho,' of Hamilton Fish, Jr., Congressman from Now York, died at Aiken. S. C, Wednesday in his eighty .seventh year. He contracted a cold several days ago. Surviving are his son. a daughter, Mrs. \\ill- I,. Broese at whose home he and three other daughters, Janet ' Fish, of Washington: John Cutler, of New '' lain di. :ed, Miss Mrs. City ami Mrs. Henry Fora'.er, of A Newport committee under the __ direction of. Frank T. Carr. Jr., Garrison. N. Y. chairman met at the Chamber M,.. Fish was t h e second son of Commerce Thursday to alar'. | Hamilton Fish, who won a campaign lor members for; the j tjnclion as governor of New Rhode C'liinliincd Business Meeting and So- riul Draws Good Attendance In Spite of Heavy Hains The annual supper and meeting iaign lur memljcrs for tile i tinetion as island Retail Association, united Stat whose principal object is to oppose sales tax legislation. A large number of retailers and consumers was York, ,,,..., ites senator and as Secretary of Stale fi.r eight years during the administration of President Grant. His mother was (he former al an open meeting at the Chamber I . l u ij a Kean, of New Jersey, Wednesday evening, despite the ; tivt . ot th( , ],ite John K'" 1 " a rela- United .1 port counly members of the General Assembly. Thc members of the campaign committee include representatives of each branch of business m the city Thev are Janic- J. Burke, \ V . S 11. Dawley, ..auderclale Leys, George K. Wells, -Jiram J. Burns. Nicholas E. Dillon, William A. Jarvis Ertwin Joscphson, Felix Cowey, John Rugcn, Joseph W. Elaine and Harold R. Law m At their meeting plans for the drive, which will be or an intensive nature, will be dis- ! CU At 'Wednesday's meeting, Lester H Ycaton, treasurer of thc Rhode t ^ Island association, explained thc | M sales tax, and said a big organiza- ; tion to oppose any such step is proposed. If the merchants present a united front, he said, it will mean something for them and the consumer. He declared that with Fail River so close, a sales tax would be suicidal to Newport. The theatres, it is understood, are co-operating in the movement of opposing thc tax. Chairman W. S. H- Dawley, of the Retail Trade Board of the Chamber of Commerce, who presided, said at the opening of the meeting that it was regrettable illes. The late Stiiyvesant Fish, was a brother, and Hamilton Fish Webster of this city Is a nephew. "Y" VOLLEY BALL TEAM DEFEATS PAWTUCKET Webber, Lewis, Maher Star in 3-1 Contest at Mary Street Gymnasium The Y. M. C. A. volley ball team :1 I'awtucket. 3-1, at the itrcet gymnasium, Wednesday night, thus c o n t i n u i n g its long list 01" victories over other "Y" teams of the state, most of which have offered the stillest opposition Webber, Lewis and Maher were the evening's outstanding players. The first two games went to a 15-15 l i e - b e f o r e the two deciding points were made by the New porters. Pawtuckct made n comeback to take the t h i r d match. 15-10. In the lourtli game, Newport led 12-5. rawtuckct rallied to bring the score l'J-11, but the local players were too much for the visitors. jnvv.ki£ -- - · - tt^n.i j crs were i"u imn.n more business men had not attend-1 p 15 ed, and hoped it was not because Th £ ,, » s . of lack of interest. The board, h e ; l n e ""° ' slid is urging all to "Buy N e w - i Newport port," in an effort to stop out-of- ] Lewis. If town purchasing and thus help ' Maher, cf hoth the merchants and consum- Sullivan, rf crs. Ho said some people ask what I Quinn, Ib difference does a sales tax make, and he explained what effects it would have. Secretary Herbert Lawton epoke of the business that is going out of town, and read figures compiled from the Credit Bureau records. Inquiries during the past year on Newporters buying out | of the city amounted to about' a,300, be said. [ Alexander Rae, president of the . Chamber of Commerce, said lie I agreed with Chairman Dawley that there should be greater cooperation among merchants regarding these matters. Cesario, cb Harrington, rb Scorer--John Meyer. Pawtucke-'. If. Beaudoir cf. Peckharr. rf, Lashway Ib. Webber cb. Payne rb. Sterling TO BE RELIEVED OF ACTIVE DUTY Commander Jordan Ordered Home At End Of War College Class In May Commander Leland Jordan. U. S. I N., a member of the class under in: struction at the Naval War College. ' is ordered, at thc conclusion of I ho | course in May. to his home and re- : lieved of all active duty. Commander Jordan was born in '. Pennsylvania, June 4, 1SS6 and en- Speaker's Subject Illustrated lcre d the .Vaval Academy from that By Christmas Carols Played ; Mate in^ru. He ^-j^^ By Carl Thorp, Pianist . vi ' ce in t ' h(! world war. MRS. MERRILL SPEAKS BEFORE of the U n i t e d " Congregational Church was held ju the parish louse Wednesday evening. In spite of the heavy ram, there was a large attendance of members of the congregation. A turkey supper was .1 under-the direction of Mrs. H. A. Peckham ot the Women's Association with Miss A n n i e T. ol' tlie Carry On Club in charge, in the dining room. Members of the Carry On Club, Get logether Club and United Young l'ei.|ile were waiters. Tlie Kev. Krncst L. Wismer, pastor of the church, presided moderator over Uie business meeting, at which reports were made by Clerk Hugh K. McDougall, Church Treasurer, Horace S. Brown 1'honias S. MacKnight of the boarii of trustees, Allyn H. Barrett of Uie board of deacons; Roberta Brown !or the United Young People, Mrs. Lincoln Hammctt for the Women's. Association Everett J. Wilson for the Men's Club, Ralph U. (Jold and Miss Grace McPherson for the Sunday school, Mrs. E. M. MacKnight for thc Carry On Club, Clarice Dixon lor the Get-Together Club and Fred M. Hammctt. Jr., for Troop tit Boy scouts, sponsored by the Men's Club. Ur. MacKnight, for the board of trustees, reported repairs to the buildings and explained thc budget. At the close of his remarks, the budget for the year was adopted. The church clerk reported a gain In membership. The Rev. Mr. Wismer gave a report of the activities of the past, year and spoke of his desires for the future, concluding hia address with a plea for loyalty, as an essential in the relations of all to the life of the church. Allyn H. Barrett for the nominating committee presented a list of officers and committees for the year. The following were elected: Church Clerk--Miss Florence McPherson. Treasurer--Horace S. Brown. Deacon to serve six years--Arthur K. Speers. Trustee to serve five years--J. Arthur Eddy. Church Committee to serve three years--Harriet Speers. Hospitality Committee --Miss Jennie Elliott. Mrs. Allyn B. Bar- ri-tt. Mrs. Harold A. Peckham, Mrs. T Frederick Harry, Miss Clarice Dixon, Mrs. J. Arthur Eddy, Mrs. Arthur Leland. Allyn H. Barrett and Maxson Alger. Music Committee--Miss Janet Buch.-.nan, p:. A. Hass. Harriet Speersj Publicity and Printing Committee --Fred M. Hammett. Hoibart T. Smalea and Maxson Alger. John Jacob Astor has resigned Us position with the International Marino Company in New York, and will shortly travel with Mrs. Astor abroad before coming here to occupy "Clietwode," their Bellevuo Avenue villa. According to present plans, Mr. and Mrs. Astor and their young son, William, wno was born last July 19, plan to spend much of their time in this city. They remained here until late November last year. Company officials, confirming the report tha t Mr. Astor has resigned. said he had expressid dissatisfaction with his career, which started last March 20 at an initial salary of $25 a week. At that time, he said he expected to learn the shipping business thoroughly. He was employed in various departments of the shiping concern, with a view towards advancement, and was assistant to A. J. McCarthy, recently. Mr. Astor's half brother, recently. Mr. Aetor's hallf brother, Vincent Astor, is vice president of the firm. Mr. Astor's yacht Placidia, which has been renovated at much expense since he purchased it for $1,000, is hero for the winter, and will be used by the Astor family and guests for cruises in this vicinity. It is a 99-foot steam craft. PORTUGUESE AMERICAN LEAGUEJ_NSTALLATION Officers Of Women's Organization Inducted; Several Addresses Made At the meeting of the Portuguese American Women's Civic League, Wednesday evening, the officers for the ensuing year were installed by Miss Rose Borges, president of the Dlghton League. She was assisted by Miss Mabel Costa, president of the Tiverton League, as mistress of ceremonies. Mrs. Emily Silvia was installed as president for her third consecutive year. The officers follow: . President--Mrs. Emily Silvia. Vice President--Mrs, Rosa Cora. Secretary--Mrs. Jesutaa Farla. Treasurer--Miss Mary Silvia. Marshal--Miss Roseleen Raposa. inner Guard--Mrs. Rose Lima. Directors--Miss Mary Lima, chairman; Mrs. Mary Corrcia. Mrs. Julia Silvia. Mrs. Mary Morris, Miss Mary Kelizberto, Mrs. Mary Silverla and Mrs. Laura Silvia. Among the guests were Mrs Beatrice Domingoes, president of the Fall River League, Mrs. Anna Palaggo, president of the War/en League and Mrs. Manuel Miranda president of the Portsmouth League. Addresses were made by Mayor Henry S. Wheeler, Judge Max Levy, Assistant Secretary of State Peter Pimental and Mrs. Mary P Faria, a former president of the Warren League. OPPOSITION MAY FIGHT IN FUNERAL HOME CASE NURSES ALUMNAE HOLD ELECTION OF OFFICERS Plans For Nursing School Golden Jubilee Announced Anniversary Observance. Will Il« Held February 21 and 2'-'; Miss Leo Kwleetetl President LIST OF VESSELS Consider Appeal to Edenbach decision, Announces Counsel Mrs. George Grenville Merrill ad- | dressed the monthly meeting of the English Speaking Union, Wednesday afternoon, at the residence of the. Misses PMnney on Cottage street, her subject being "The Origin and Development of English Carols." Mrs. Merrill's talk was made more enjoyable by the presence of Carl Thorp, pianist, who rendered the Christmas carols that Mrs. Merrill spoke about. Both the speaker and the pianist have made special studies of this subject. Arthur S. Roberts of St. George's School, president of the union, conducted the meeting. Mrs. Harold Brown will be hostess for the February meeting at her Bellevue avenue residence. Efforts are being made to secure an English speaker. XEWrORTEUS ATTEMJ SCHMIDT D1SXEK. PROGRAM OF AMATEUR ENTERTAINMENT GIVEN Members of Emmanuel Church Hold Parish Get-Together The dinner given at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. Tuesday evening to celebrate the folden wctldinir anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Schmidt, well known here, was attended by several from this city. It was also the silver wedding anniversary o: their Members of Emmanuel Church held a parish get-together. Wednesday evening, when a program of amateur entertainment was presented. Robert Schnitzer was gen oral chairman and James Brothwell was master of ceremonies Jack Booth was chairman of the entertainment committee, am Mrs Edward Karoli was chairman the refreshments committee provided bj " Billy num mmers in i novelty musical offering. Member: of the parish also took part. Mason's orchestra played for th ! general dancing which followec HOBBY SHOW AT M1AXTOXO-MI PARK LUNCHEON A hobby show will augment the first in the winter series of luncheons under the auspices of the lliantonomi Park Memorial Com- : mission Auxiliary at The Viking. Monday. Erich A. O'D. Taylor. who U considered an authority on : early Rhode Island history, will tell of "the Indians and the early set- tiers. The subject was selecte.l in connection with the stale's tercentenary year when, it is expected, hundreds of visitors to Newport will visit the memorial park. . Pralei Among the novelties to be shown j-. ; p to at the hobby show will be the col- : OI - .,-: lection of model boats that have been built by John F. Richardson. The most recent of these is a Viking ship, similar to those in which the Norsemen are thought to have come to tils country ir. the eleventh cen- turv. Other exhibits will te decorative furniture ar.d har.ii-pair.tc3 travs. ' " " - ,, .' M, .,,,,! ' Ot Uie reircannii-iiLa son and dauj.hter-m-l.iw Mr. .ind . ncts w Mrs. H. Donovan Schmidt ol Bos- |^ c k Ra . in a Hill ton. Among those attending be- | bef am] th( , poinl Hut sides members of the family and guests from other dties were Mr. ' and Mrs. Jair.es .1. Roor.ey. -Mrs. . Michael A. McCormick. Miss Lil- ^ lian Maher, .Mr. and Mrs. William | ? h " e " rcfr e s hmen'ts. prepared i G. Doolkcr. Miss Pa'Iy P.oe and : F( . rvec , by Miss Mary power, Mrs Spencer Oreajon. I \villiam P. Sheffield, Sr.. Mrs John A. Murphy, Mrs. Arthur Bur dick. Mrs. James A. Openshaw Mr? John Townend. Mrs. Ralp L. Pimrosc. Mrs. MacDougal. Mrs Jndrt Mis. MacDonald, Mrs. Johr T Allen, Dana Cooley. P.ober Burrows and James Brothwell. NAME MORE DELEGATES FOR STATE CONVENTION Rhode Island Young Kepubli ~ · can Group Convenes Tonight ·TXEKAI. OF MRS. (_: \\. SMITH. The f u n e r a l of Ar.r.ie -Morton (Paln-.er'. wi: of Charles W. Smith, ar.d mother of M r s . neairirc Simn-.or.s Williamson. was hei: Ti-.ur.-iay :if:orr..'or. at her i-.ov.'.c on A y r s u l i street. T!v Rev. Jair.es Gnvr.. assista-: :::-.nis:er of Trinity rhi:r,-h. official Duri:-.' T ti'-e servirr. M:.=? Doris Braley sar.L: "* !v f a i t h Looks Fre.i Wiloos. Kail River .ir.,i F.Hsworth Pi-i- Groff rf N Fra.-.k Fyar.s of Her:r.ar. Werner. ihair. .-_-.,! Jame? 'rt. Ir.terrr.er.t v-'as FOR COMFORT At Headquarters Here Tht- bean-is were Additional delegates have bee named lo attend the state mee ino- of Your.g Republicans whic will be b.eki this evening at Rcpub bca- headquarters. They will in dude \nthony Par.ita and Dona' cr. Thi-r,! v . t r o tv.ar.y fliwers an.1 D - Andrfa frohi the Italian Repub- n-.any rr.err.bers !"-"·· 'he orcani- . lican clllb c f t his city. Josep belonged Lo rnbar,l and Albert Burton iroi the Crispus Attucks League. Mr Philip Lycr.s from the Middletov, Republican Citizens' League, ar Russell Simpson and Theodor" Air.ita of East providence Your Men's Republican League. Tonight's meeting will be of a executive r.ature. limited to th delegates. Delegates atteidin , and" taking part in the discussio ! will be limited to those ucder 39 ECONOMY for / -- f^ _ from f « p i ' r t Jjjtf $4.00 on- " -· 56-00 and cold rnnnlnR water. n o r m l l o r r bert nraiUble without chatfic. I.rave \ « - w p dnllr nt 9:00 P. j. G e t your t i c k e t s nnd r r r v a t l n n s at I.onc W l i a r f . I ' 1 THE NEW E N G L A N D S T E A M S H I P CO il Trip I.lull! Cruisers and Destroyers Will Comprise Section cfition Has Attracted More Inter- est Than Any Other Matter Before Itoard of Keview An appeal to thc state supreme ourt from the decision of the oard of Review, granting Charles Edenbach a permit lo erect a uneral home at the corner of roadway and Fowler avenue, is nder consideration, according A. L. Greenberg, counsel or those who protested granting ermission. The board, in an nanimous opinion made public r ednesday, gave consent to lange of classification to make he erection of the funeral home. Ir. Edenbach has said that he ill start construction as soon as ossible. Mr. Greenberg said that he hart dvised his clients, Sven Johnson : al., owners of property in the icinity, to make thc appeal. In ases of this kind, tlie procedure to go direct to the supreme ourt instead of to the superior ourt. as is customary in probate nd district court matters. If the pponents decide to appeal, Mr. reenbcrg said that he would im- nediately file a certiorari writ. In the writ, Mr. Greenberg said, e would file his reasons why he bought the board had been "unrea- onable" and had "abused" its pow- rs. In instances of this kind, ,the upreme court orders the board to end its records to it, and reviews he reasons for granting the re- uest. It was in anticipation that a ourt appeal might be asked that he board formally announced its vritlen opinion, it was said. The funeral home petition has at- racted more interest than any case he Board of Review has had before t in its several years of existence, learings were held over a period of everal weeks, with former Mayor Jeremiah P. Mahoney appearing for Mr. Edenbach. and Mr. Greenberg 'or the opponents. Numerous witnesses were heard for both sides, after which the board took thc case under advisement until it handed down Its decision. The annual meeting of the Newport Hospital Alumnae Association was held Tuesday afternoon, when plans for the fiftieth anniversary of the School for Nursing, Fcbru ary 21 and 22, were announced, anc officers were elected for the year. They will have charge cf the anniversary. Mbs Katherine R- Lee was re-elected president. The hostesses for the meeting were Mrs. Mabc Power, Mrs. Nathalcne Schoen- tzler, Josephine Bedell and Miss Katherine Lee. These officers were elected: President--Katherine R. Lee. First Vice President--Josephini Bedell. Second Vice President--Mildrei Dawson. Corresponding secretary--Kath crine F. Hale. Recording Secretary - Catncria" Kilbury. Treasurer--Mrs. Mabel Power. Directors--Garfield McKay, Catherine Devinc, Doris Fish, Margaret '.egan, Jean Lutz, Edna Wilson. The anniversary observance will r n R f l l k i r TCI W C W D n R T be P n Friday morning. February C O M I N G 10 N E W K O n l 21 with tnc registration at the Nurses' Home at 10 o'clock and a pneumothorak clinic at 11 o'clock. In the afternoon, there will be open house at the home, starting at 2 o'clock and a formal tea at 4 o'clock. In the evening, there will be an open meeting in the auditorium in the new addition to the Nurses' Home with a parade, featuring the Newport Hospital uniforms from the beginning up to the present time, and the "capping" of the present probation class. On the second day--Washington's birthday, there will be a demonstration at 10:30 o'clock of modern nursing procedure by the student nurses under the direction of their instructors, and a demonstration of the use of the respirator. In the afternoon, there will be reunions of the various classes of graduates, a motor trip about the city, if the weather permits, and an informal tea at 4 o'clock at tlie Nurses' Home. The exercises will be concluded by a-banquet and dancing in the auditorium in the evening. Assurances have already been received that many of the earliest classes will bc represented in the anniversary observance. SCOUTS EXECUTIVE INSPECTS TROOP 18 D. W. Earle Visits St. George's Church Boys; Conducts He-Investment Troop 18, Boy Scouts, of St. George's Church held its annual nspcction Wednesday evening, vith re-Investment by Daniel W. Earlc, Scout executive. The pro;ram included the election of thc .roop committee and troop officers, fames and a campfirc for boys, flic troop committee voted to meet the first Wednesday of the month. Plans were made for raising funds to attend summer camp. The treasurer's report showed a $60 balance. Tlie Rev. Nelson W. Bryant, rector, was re-elected chairman of the troop committee, with Herbert P. Harrison as treasurer, Frank P. King in charge of advancement, and Thurston Easton in charge of Sea Scouts. Harold T. Lowe was elected Scoutmaster, with John T. Dickinson and Francis A. Peterson as assistants. Everett Woods was named senior patrol leader, with Ernest Tracey, Harold Lowe, Jack Howard and Carl Swanson as patrol leaders, and William Sullivan ns assistant HEAVY SURF PREVENTS RAISING SUNKEN SHIP Salvage Crew to Wait Better Weather Conditions! Empty (iiisolinc Drums To t.sctl To Italso Two ICingo lioals From Sea Bottom With a 00-mile gale blowing i i ; .he southwest, and kicking \\] , ic.ivv surf which broke over l;!i;J oil's'Reef it was impossible Tli;::j lay morning as had been plaiiiu-j .J start raising tlie two navy r. was elected scribe Lowe, treasurer. and Harold Battleships and Aircraft Carriers Will Remain In Pacific This Year After Manoeuvres Three heavy cruisers, one light cruiser, 24 destroyers and a tender will comprise the section of the fleet to visit Eastern ports. Including Newport, next summer, according to an announcement by Claude A. Swanson Secretary of the Navy. No battleships or aircraft carriers will leave the Pacific Coast this year after the manoeuvres in west Central America waters, it was said. One of the cruisers coming here will be the Raleigh, flagship of destroyers, Scouting Force. The tender will be the Whitney. The special despatch to the Daily News a esp ,,, Wednesday from Clarence U Linz.U J. T. NET FOR 1935 ave its Washington correspondent, gave Uie names of the destroyers coming l here. They include destroyer squadrons one and three. All will stop at Hampton Roads. Va.. for fuel and supplies before coming north. PLANS FORMULATING FOR C. M. T. C. SEASON More Than 600 Expected To Enroll For Month's Training At Fort Adams IS SET_AJJi7 A SHARE Compares With $5.96 In Previous Year, President Gifford Estimates MRS. CORBIN NAMES SON PRINCIPAL BENEFICIARY Will Filed Leaves Estate In Excess Of $200,000 To Relatives After Few Bequests Richard Beverly Corbln of New York and this city is the principal beneficiary under the will of his mother, Mcs. bin. wife of Washington which was Bessie Rhodes Corthe late Richard Corbin. The will, filed for probate this afternoon by Sheffield Harvey, leaves an estate in excess of $200,000. The son was named executor and trustee without bond, ami given full authority under specific instruction: Bequests of $500 cacli were maid, estate, ton at boats which sank e Tu.-sJ! ' HEAVY DOWNPOUR REGISTERS 1.34 INCHES Wednesday's Rainfall And High Wind Overtax Gutters and Drains Plans already are being made for the Citizens' Military Training Camp annual session at Fort Adams. July 5 to August 7. An enrollment of 650 student soldiers s expected. Half of this number will be made up of first year students and the remainder of those who have had some Coast Artillery training. In addition to the students approximately 100 officers and instructors and the coast Artillery band from Fort Wright will be assigned here for duty. Three groups of 20 officers each will be called from reserve lists for two weeks of duty. Those from the 616th Coast Artillery will serve from July 5 to 18; those from the 543rd, from July IS to 28; and those from the 901st. from July 26 to August S. Before the camp opens, about 25 reserve officers from college R. O. T. C. units who will have been commissioned will report for two weeks of Intensive field training. Wednesday evening's downpour ..f 1.34 inch "of rain overflowed the brooks on the island, flooded sewers and catch basins and kept many persons at borne. --. number of entertainments and meetings, including those of Newport Chapter of Hadassah at the Jewish Community Center and the annual meeting of the Union Congregational church, were postponed. The storm continued unabted from shortly after four o'clock when a high wind drove the rain in blinding sheets, until about 10 o'clock at night. Many roads about the city and on the island became rivers when the rains overtaxed gutters anrt drains. HAVERHILL PASTOR COMING TO MT. OLIVET The Rev. Mr. Jackson Accepts Call To Baptist Church In This City . years. The delegates will pick a permanent state chairman to succeed -lohn M. Dring of this city, who has boen acting chairman and ·Abo is resigning because he feels he cannot giv c the time required to traveling all over the atatojln the interests of the party. The rr.cctir.R will also plan for the f o u r t h ' c o n f e r e n c e of Young Re- j rublu-ar.fi to bo held in Providence the latter part of March. The Rev. Joseph Quinton Jackson pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church. Haverhill. Mass., has accepted the call to Mount Olivet Baptist Church, this city, to fill the vacancy caused by thc death of the Rev. Louis V. Jeffries, February 21. 1935. Mr. Jackson hopes to assume nib duties thc last of February- He preach in Newport January 26 sr.d confer with the officers of Mount Olivet at that time. The Rev Mr. Jackson and Mrs. Jacksrm will occupy the church parsonage. here will WOMEN'S RELIEF CORPS COMMITTEES NAMED Mrs. Peabody Appointed Chairman Of Anniversarj- Dinner, January 30 Walter S. GIfford, president of the American Telephone Telegraph Company, in a notice Wednesday to stockholders, stated preliminary data indicate consolidated earnings applicable to A. T. T. Stock were $T a share in 1935 compared with S5-9G in 183-1. The Bell System had a net gain of about 400,000 telephones during the past year compared with $298000 in 1934. There were about 13.- S4n,000 telephones in sen-ice as of December 31. 1935, or 3.5 per cent norc than on December 31, 1934. nit 11.2 per cent less than he max- mum development reached in .930. Gifford declared. Total toll and long distance calls handled in 1935 were about 4.5 per cent greater than for W34. ELECT DELEGATES TO MIDWINTER MEETING Mrs. Margaret Newbolt And Mrs. Anna Johnson Go to Washington Conference Mrs. Nettie Tew-, senior regent of Eleanor Thomas Beeckman Chapter, Women of the Moose, at a meeting, Wednesday evening, appointed Mrs. Margaret Newbolt, the supreme auditor, and Mrs. Anna Johnston, state director of ritualistic work, to head a delegation of past senior regents to At a meetin. lief Corps of the Women's Re--- r - a Grand Army Hall, Tuesday evening. Mrs. Lillian Groff. the recently installed president, announced the appointment of the following committees: Social--Mrs. usan Fenerty, chairman. Mrs. Bridget Garris. Mrs. Alice Millington, Mrs. Verna Chapman, Mrs. Minnie Spooner, Mrs. Ida Favier, Mrs. Catherine Dawley. Mrs. Mary Cliniff. Mrs. Viola Ritchie, Mrs. Grace Watson Mrs. Reba Kaull. Mrs. Emily Peabody. Mrs. Jennie Sisson. Mrs. Mary Twomey and Mrs. Lillian Groff. Relief--Mrs. Grace Watson and Mrs. Catherine Dawley. Condolence--Mrs. Mary Toomcy. Audience--Mrs. Emily Peabody. chairman. Mrs. Etta Scoville and Mrs. Frances William*. Conference--Miss Evelyn Honeywell, Mrs. Jennie C. Sisson, Mrs. Grace Watson, lira. Catherine Miller, Mrs. Josephine Vickcra and Mrs. Annie Richardson. Mrs. Emily Peabody was appointed chairman of the special the anniversary dinner to be held Thursday, January 30. She will have the assistance of Mrs. Grace Watson, Miss Evelyn Honeywell and Mrs. Groff. made to a niece. Margaret picrson Hull, and a godchild, Dorothea Mauran Watts, and 51,000 to Madeleiene Anna Kauffman, a The son was left the rea including Villa Washing,, Ktretat, Department of Seine, France, a part of which he inherited in his father's will, anc the real estate at Old Beach road and Rhode Island avenue, this city All the rest and residue was di vidcd into 11 equal parts, Tw( elevenths go to the lawful living issue of tlie son, one-eleventh in trust until the issue reach the age of 35 years, and one-eleventh lo the living lawful issue of any deceased lawful child of the son. One-eleventh is left to Mrs. Lucy Elliot Corbin. life of R. Beverley Corbin. in trust for life, the principal to go to thc husband or his issue after her death. Eight-elevenths is left to the son, it being provided- that, in his death, his share should go to his wife in trust for life, ati.. which it was to go to thc lawful issue. If, before the completion of the administration, the son should die, the will provides that his wife shall become executor, and the Rhode Island Hospital Trust Company shall become trustee. Broad powers under the will, which was drawn in this city December 11, 1933 were given to the executor and trustee. These included full control and management over real estate and personal property with no executor or trustee liable for any loss sustained. . ' MRS. HEARD LEAVES ESTATE TO FAMILY Property And Personal Effects Divided Between Children, According to Will night, according to Coinniai:.!i'M- r i L. Underwood, U. S. N . , '.\«TM utive officer at the Naval Tc Station. While salvage crews stood tj at the station waiting for weather to case so they could .| cut to the reef, the Coast Cu investigated reports that one the boats had broken up v. htj pieces of wreckage believed to part of the craft drifted asiic.rj near Davis' Point. Coast Guan men later said a hatch and a t\ pieces from the windshield Drifted ashore. They did , c:| think the boats were brealurj up, however, but that a few |):uj .y have been battered off b-/tt| waves. According to Commander derwood, salvage operations be started as soon as the wcathi| abates. There did not seem to any indication of this early thj afternoon, but officials were hopes that thc storm would le; enough for work to be started ] day morning. The boats were located WecheJ day by divers from the Torpc:! Station to which thc craft were a'f tached. They were resting on th| bottom in about 2-1 feet of waUT but it was too rough then to star! raising them. One of the boats waT reported in good condition and thl other slightly damaged, but it wai believed both could bc repaired they could be raised and brougij ashore. As the shallow water prevents! larger boats from being brought '.I the scene, navy officers planned raise the sunken craft by of empty gasoline drums to wild ropes were to be attached. Th:H boats could In this way bc lifts" enough to tie them to a tug tow them to thc Station, it \vas Two | lievcd. Commander Underwood said cause of the Occident was still determined, the board uf inquinj appointed by Captain Isaac Johnson. U. S. N.. inspector ordnance in charge, not havir:5 convened yet. FILMS OF COLONIAL RHODE ISLAND COMIN3 Made By Pupils Of Schools! Here February 10-22 Forf Tercentenary Interest Mrs Delia T. Heard, wife the late Dr. John M. Heard, of left the mid-winter Washington. conference at February- 21 her estate to her immediate family, according to her will, which was filed for probate, \7ednesday afternoon. Two children, Louisa C. Heard and John M. Heard, and Judge Mortimer A. Sullivan were named as executors. The petition said that the personal estate would not exceed S2.000. Miss Heard is left the property at ?6 Annandale road and personal effects, and Mr. Heard the real estate at 43 Bath road. The rest and residue is divided equally among the three children. Louisa. John and Caroline M. Heard, with Louisa Heard being named as guardian of Caroline M. Heard. Mrs. Catherine Sanmion. chairman of the membership committee, reported several new applications. These were approved as part of the membership campaign now in progress. A com-1 Miss Helme, Native of Islands munication from the grand recorder. Miss Katherine Smith, was received. A social hour followed the meeting. A dark horse prize was awarded to Mrs. Emily Peabody. DANCER FROM HAWAII APPEARS BEFORE LION: I Interprets Dancss as Captain Plummer Delivers Address Motion pictures depicting "Cole:* al Rhode Island" which were m:ic;l y the pupils of Laurel Hlil Ave::'.3 School, Providence. In 11)31 havf teen obtained by the Rhode Ishir.:] Tercentenary Commission and icing shown in connection with t:.-| :elcbration throughout the stau The films will be presented \ewport from February 10 to o increase Uie interest of sch' children in the celebration. The pictures arc said t u be :~. orically accurate and prcso events of the early days or -. colony, many ot them in iS'ewji' ncludmg the life of the Indi.c..' -he move for Independence and gradual development of the st ;overnmental. Among the chars: ters are Rogers Williams, Clarke, William Coddington, \v iam Blackstone, William Har Esek Hopkins and Abraham \V.-.:; pie. Thc school of Moses Biw also is shown. BORN CLINTON"---\! N'.-v. J:;nuaury ··. .1 - . M I Win. J. C l i n t o n (J. M A R T I N -- . I f t n u n i y 1. port H o s p i t a l , : *· Mrs. Jc.lm J. i!:i!t E. Y.lt«. ROSEX -- A t llic J a n u a r y IT., a M a u r i c e l:us,.-ii V K . V A X C I O -- A l J a n u a r y V. a W i l l i a m Yoii.ii: Third l!ca-h I: DIED ;oit. S I'.irk Captain George T. Plummer told the Lions' Club, at its luncheon. Refreshments were served b * Mrs - : xhursday otHawwiand itsold tra- Eleanor Desault. Mrs. Rose Chap-. d ., ions _ Us Clist0 ms and its scenery. ellc and Miss Saulnier. President Hugo It. A. Anthony introduced the speaker who was accompanied by Miss Helme, a native _ ' of the Islands, who interpreted the OFFICERS I N D U C T E D ' d a n c e s and explained the costumes. j Moving pictures illustrated the talk by Captain Plummer. In opening his address, the speaker told how he planned a three week's visit to Hawaii and remained six months. Business of the Jay 'ncludod acceptance 01 an invitation to attend thc tenth anniversary °f the Woon- TRINITY MEN'S CLUB New Administration Begins Duties, Being Obligated by The Rev. Mr. Gresn New officers of the Men's Club of Trinity Church took over* their duties Wednesday evening, being obligated by the Rev. Tames Green, acting rector in the absence of the Rev. Stanley C. Hughes. Thomas Rusling assumed the duties of pres- '.dent to succeed Harold Gilpin. The officers are: President--Thomas Rusling Vice President- Robert Clarke Secretary--Jerome Dor Wallis "^casurer--Lovcll J. Pike socket Club: a report of thc Provi dence Club meeting last week and notice of the first in the scries of bowling matches with the Rotarians next Monday. Guests included Milton E. Nurray of Boston; Charles Dcignan of Southington, Mass.. F. J. F.nglani of Railgus, Mass.. J N. Mulligan of Providence. George Wells., Joseph Stonhnlm, Albert Kerr and Morris Dannin. ary 1-. 153i : , r.ierly or .Ne\ COKBIN*--At 7TS 1'ark Avenue, York City. liMi-io r.h.'.k". of r.icli.lr,! W. cor!:n :u:,l ! mother of liK-h.irJ He-.i-rtey :t hi-- froth year. CO.SMO--IH t h i s c i t y , Jay.iKiry h.-r r-?ider..-e. ii Ti:.l.-n A Mary A. \U.!o\v of Ji-M-r-ll O 1?3(.'Anr.il- T. Curli-y. in !: DONA!U"K--SU'ldcr.lv in tV.;.-" ,l:uiuar HOPGMAN" -- A' Grecr.ivic-h. n I . his :--'i-.l vo.ir IIOI.MAN -- In l'. " n-.an In lis IMst .M.T.n i I'aiil u Xoi-.l. ·- N Y i l l ar..I t!.-- '.. r.ll.KV I n I'll! 1 . mil. i.i.i .M Ki' Jl.iry SMITH -- I' -i»'.iv .laiinal-v ton . r a l n u - . i I,, 1..M-.1 rli.-uli" W. Siv.it Ii :ii-..l inntli.-r .-f llrjn-i.v S!I:-.T.. li.iinson.

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