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lO A a c d e f THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. SUNDAY MORNING. JULY 25. 1943 .saass. ' CAPT. J. 0. KSON Merchant Ship Gunner Awarded Dutch Cross For his heroism as a member of a U. S. Navy guncrew aboard a Dutch merchant vessel, coxswain Martin J. Tray, of 2205 West Venango St., has been decorated with the Bronze Cross of The Coast Guard to Build New Base in Camden Construction of a new Coast Guard auxiliary base, to be used in centralizing the operations of patrol craft and training auxiliary personnel, will begin on the Delaware Rver at Kaighn's Point, MISSING ACTION Netherlands by Queen Wilhel- Camden, within a few days, it mina. it was announced yes was announced yesterday. y M terday. Tray, 46-year-old coxswain in the Navy, stuck to 2 ACCUSED OF GIVING bribe to Dunn IE LIMITED SERVICE' Ii j J trt I X I i ' It af. tOMtttttt) 'aaaSat5!l his guns during a torpedo and bomber-attack, and succeeded i n destroying one of the enemy bombers. The citation a c-c o mp a n y-ing the decoration said he had behaved "bravely and skillfully." When he was home on leave last December, Tray was among 14 a a a a mmL .i i ' 3 " Ik -:j h w - Aft Continued From First Pair Mastbaum, on the latter's farm at New Hope. Before the outbreak of the war, Dickson, who has been credited with making the French conscious of professional athletics, operated the Palais de Sports in Paris. He returned to the United States four years ago. A native of Natchez, Miss., he served in Prance during the last war and received several decorations. Afterward he remained in Paris. Within a decade lie had become the most outstanding and colorful sports promotor in Europe. He featured Sonja Henie at his Sports Palace three years before she was known in America and had a hand in nearly every major prize-flghth staged in Europe, including the two bouts between Young Strib-ling and Primo Camera. MARRIED IN 1939 In 1939 Dickson and the former Miss Mastbaum, divorced wife of Elias Wolf. 2d. of this city, were married at Greenwich, Conn. A year later he announced the French government had taken over his Sports Palace and he settled down in his native Natchez to await the end of the war in Europe so he could return, and resume production of his sports shows. The debonair fight promotor, whose career has included wartime photography, the promotion of lion fighting and the creation of "bloodless bull fighting," became restless, however, and in 1941 joined the Army Air Force intelligence. He attended officer's training school at Miami, Fla., and the Army Air Forces Intelligence School, at Harrisburg. Six months ago he was sent overseas. Yesterday he was reported missing. MARTIN J. THAT Two men charged with bribing a draft board clerk to mislay the records of one of them, were held in $5000 bail each yesterday by U. S. Commissioner Norman J. Griffin. The plot was discovered when Miss Rose Smith, chief clerk of the draft board at 1831 E. Allegheny ave.. notified the Federal Bureau of Investigation, it was testified. FBI agents said they hid in a room at her home, near Luzerne and 10th sts., when, they said, $299 was paid her by Frank Cozza, 61. of Frankford ave. near Venango st. Cozza paid the money. FBI agents said, in an attempt to get the selective service records of Austin Vita-colonna. 34. of Worrell st. near Frankford ave., mislaid for a year. Johannes Steel, famed commentator who knows the workings of the Axis from the Inside writes regularly for The Inquirer. f-c j, - . ..'iyi s. WASHINGTON. July 24 U. P.). The War Department announced tonight that the designation 'limited service" had been eliminated and that enlisted men previously so listed because they could not meet the physical requirements for general t-ervice would be given broader opportunities than they have had thus far. Men heretofore classified for limited service will be re-examined nd. if they fail to meet the prescribed minimum standards for induction, will be discharged. The Army does not expect many discharges to result, it was said. Such fildier? as are ruled out will return to Selective Service Jurisdiction. Mearwhlle. men who do not meet the current physical requirements for general service will continue to be accepted in controlled numbers on the basis of ability, special skills, intelligence and aptitude. At first, however, they will not be assigned to combat units or to replacement training centers of the Army ground forces. Commanders will make every effort, the War Department said, to place men where their skills and abilities may be utilized best. enlisted men cited by Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox for outstanding performance of duty. He is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, having made 13 round trips to France with Navy troopships during World War I. Tray was a member of the Philadelphia police force for 12 years before enlisting in the Navy again in March, 1942. His wife is Mrs. Mabel Tray. The Trays have one daughter. Sister Mary Florence of the Church of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 3d and Ritner sts. Plans for the base, which it is expected will serve as a model for similar projects in other naval districts, were completed less than two months ago and were given immediate approval by Vice Admiral Russell R. Waesche, commandant of the Coast Guard. TRAINING CENTER In addition to serving as an operations base for Coast Guard river patrols, the new station will be a training center for new members of the auxiliary, and may later be used for training new men in the regular Coast Guard, under the direction of the District Training Officer of the Fourth Naval District. Major features of the new base will include a marine elevator, for hauling out small craft for repairs; a machine shop to service auxiliary vessels, and a radio station powerful enough to contact all patrol craft from Camden. CAN BE DISMANTLED A number of innovations have been incorporated in the plans for the station building. To facilitate use of the base for classrooms, the mess hall may be divided into several rooms by sliding doors. The pre-fabricated design of the entire structure will permit quick dismantling if it proves desirable to transfer it to another site. Sleeping quarters for 32 men are included, with locker space for many more. A sick bay, operations office, weather observation station and radio room will be on the second floor together with an "Admiral's Room." to be used for the entertainment of distinguished guests. COST SET AT $100,000 Cost of the new base will be about $100,000. Much of this is being defrayed by a group of prominent residents of the Philadelphia-Camden area, a majority of whom are yachtsmen, and who have already been active in the work of the auxiliary. . The group includes A. Atwater Kent. Jr.. commodore of the Corinthian Yacht Club: Arthur E. Pew. Jr., vice president of the Sun Oil Co.: Arthur Dorrance, president of the Campbell Soup Co.: F. Travis Coxe, of the Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Co.; C. H. Dore. comptroller of the New York Shipbuilding Co., and H. Birchard Taylor, vice president of the Cramp Shipbuilding Co. lieut. commander McClelland Barclay INT Can Catarrh, Sinusitis. Running Ears, Deafness or Head Noises Be Cured A book has been published by a famous dortor advising how to eliminate these conditions. You can obtain this book without cost by writing or visiting the State-Fidelity F.ar. Nose. Throat Olinir. Kstahlishel 4 venrs. 11! Chestnut SI . Phila.. Pa. MISSING IN ACTION m . . a-s. owA gf is L ;r i m tl tV y 3Jf i i. ' i-S ALL BRANCHES OF DENTISTRY AT YOUR SERVICE TEETH A,T Oitd)tia"J I EXTRACTED. AM.r.rv OH AWKT i m , State Guard Aides Take Study Course More than 200 officers of the Pennsylvania State Guard are attending a three-day re-indoctrination course this week-end at Valley ForRe Military Academy in Wayne. Classes for field, staff and company officers began Friday at the academy, whose superintendent, General Milton O. Baker, 15 commanding officer of the Guard. The course will close today. Governor Edward Martin visited (he men Friday night and made an inspection tour. Yesterday was devoted to instruction in advanced military science and tactics, including classes in motor convoy, map planning and combat technique. During the sessions, General Baker, Adjutant General Robert N. Vail, of the State Guard, and Colonel John A. Cutchins, U.S.A., director of the internal security division of the Third Service Command, toured the site and inspected the officers. The instruction classes were in charge of Colonel Edward J-. Mee-han, of Philadelphia, new chief of the general staff of the Pennsylvania State Guard. BROKEN PLATES REPAIRED QUICKLY New about advertising appear Sundays in the Financial Section. Vital Army Papers Lost by Colonel CnlTfl Frederick Schoenfeld. rorr.rnsnder of the U. S. Army Recruiting of! ice in Philadelphia, yesterday aked the aid of the police department in the search for a pig-fkin passport case containing important papers, which he lost on Friday. The colonel told police he either lost the case in the Custom House, 2d and Chestnut sts., where he is stationed, or near the building. He said the case is marked War Department and besides the papers contains $229 and his C gasoline ration book. Colonel Schoenfeld said anyone finding the case should return it to him in Room 607 Custom House. He aid he was not so much concerned bout the money or the ration book as he was about the papers in the h"lcier. SHOR 1231 MARKET ST. KIT. Opca DsU - FAMOUS SPORTSMAN MISSING Captain Jefferson Davis Dickson, internationally known sports promoter who yesterday was reported missing in action in the European war zone, is shown with his wife .the former Louisette Mastbaum, daughter of the late Philadelphia theater magnate, at the time of their marriage in Greenwich, Conn., in 1939. Continued From Flmt Pas thur 8nd other top ranking Army and Navy officers. The artist left St. Louis at the aee of 16, lived in Chicago during the first world war, and made many recruiting posters. Later he moved to New York. In peacetime. h was renowned for creation of the "Fisher Body Girl." numerous vase and novelty jewelry designs, and for covers he painted for the Saturday Evening Post, Pictorial Review and the Ladies Home Journal. The son of the late Dr. Robert Barclay, he received his early training at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts of Washington University. His in New York. Hamilton is an electrical engineer and Shcpard a newspaper man. JOINED IN MARCH Shepard Barclay said in New York that his artist brother went on active Naval duty last March, after having served as a Naval camofleur in the first World War and remaining in the Naval Reserve throughout the intervening peace. "The last letter we got from McClelland," he said, "was received here on June 27 and was postmarked somewhere in the South Pacific." The last paragraph of that letter read: "My duty has been all I could hope for. I have only missed one thing action! After all, that' what Navy Identifies Missing Flier ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., July 24. The flier missing from the U. S. Naval Air Station here since Thursday was identified today by the Navy Trpartment as Ensign Leonard Earle Evans. 22, or Winnsboro, La. Navy officials said that while a 48-hour search of the coastal area had failed to reveal the missing plane, hope of locating Evans had not been abandoned. Evans was flying with a training flight over the air base when a sudden squall dispersed the planes. All but Evans managed to land safely at nearby fields. Evans, in the service about one year, trained at New Orleans and Pensacola, Fla. Phila. Air Hero Home on Furlough Sergeant Edward Doughty, winner of the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, is spending a 10-day furlough at the home of his mother, Mrs. Lee Newman. 6063 Girard ave. Sergeant Doughty was a member of the crew of the Flying Fortress, "Bad Check," which participated in numerous flights over German-occupied countries and bombing raids on Nazi industrial centers. He arrived in this country from England a week ago. Sg1 ir 5. FREED O i ESTSmJj I 2ri"-,Vs ' vou HB,,E j - V RTS. R0CMES. YrC ElEsS MOTHS. Ts. Jy I RED RU6S. Ett. JY I CsR NOW Ur "II RTIMTC Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., last May. A graduate of Central High School, he also attended St. Peter's Choir School, 3d and Pine sts. Midshipman Corliss is one of five brothers and sisters serving in th armed forces. The others are Coast Guard Mans First Bomber Group WASHINGTON, July 24 (A. P.). The Navy said today that the first patrol bomber squadron manned entirely by Coast Guard personnel and assigned to overseas duty is now in operation. The commanding officer is Lieutenant Commander D. B. McDiar-mid. Port Angeles. Wash. The executive officer is Lieutenant Com- . . . - t r r, - . t C . j Ensign Helen B. Corliss, of the Service Entertainment Phila. Navy Man Honored in N. Y. Samuel B. Corliss. 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Mills Corliss, of 1233 S. 47th st., was one of four midshipmen who were presented individual awards yesterday at the graduation review of their class at the Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School, New York City, the Third Naval District announced. Corliss received the Gimbel watch for excellence in navigation. He completed the accelerated course at WAVES, who is stationed at Washington; Ensign Margaret R. Corliss, of the WAVES, at Radcliffe College, Boston: William M. Corliss, Jr., storekeeper third class in the Navy, with the Atlantic Fleet, and Private Edward C. Corliss, in North Africa. manaer vv uiiam . on) uci ui ovm. service men and women In uniform, dally I . M. to P. M. Cnlvrrsit? Museum. 33d and Sprite sts. Admission free. Kxhlhition of current Interest. Open weekdays. ecept Mondays. Id A. M. to 5 V. St., Sundays. 1 P. M. ta ft P. M. F rce Museum of Natural History. Arad-eni of Natural Sciences, lalb st. and Parkway. Weekdays. A. M . to ft P. M. ; Sundays. I P. M. to 5 P. M. Admission free. cuse, N. Y. The announcement did not disclose where the squadron is I am here for operating. EASY BUDGET TERMS PAY WHILE WEARING Ticket for service men and women to various types of shows th theaters, sports events, concerts and other special events may be obtained at the Philadelohia Hospitality Center for Service Men, 18 S. 35th st. There you can learn what special affairs are being conducted each night by the various organizations. MFN AND WOMEN t f I.asr rlars. Itryhara Plsis Fm. lanHni, entertainment for men n4 women ta nlfnrm. P. M. to lt.rt- . M. C A.. 117 '. 1Mb Hi. lxlrtai, iwvoi. social rarreatton. lymnniiim, i-era. Jewlpb Welfara Hoars' Club and anises. sl a. Ri-oa4 Kaarlng and food. Travelers Aid l-ounce. :10th at. station ftava J boara a da. Itrnad HI. Stalin r la . M . to is f. M. Philadelphia Hospitality enter. I a 1Mb at. lnformatlaat and referral aervire; limited anmbeif. of free entertainment Wrketa. frea mendlna shop for men. Renedlet rinb I National C atbollr t orn, inanity fterrlrai. 151 N. I5tb at. Danrlag a ad rnd. T W C. 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