The Boston Globe from Boston, Massachusetts on December 1, 1942 · 14
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THE BOSTOX DAILY GLOBE TUESDAY. DECEMBER 1. 1912 11 Following Names Added to Death List Since Yesterday Morning: BOSTON 1 (See also Brighton. Charlestown. i Dorchester. Roxbury, Roslindale. I South Boston end West Roxbury.) I' CHIAMPA. JENNIE, 220 Hanover -' st., Boston. DECOSTE, VERA, Forsyth st., Boston. y DE FILIEPPO, MARIA, 3G Cot tage st, ast rtoston. DERBY, MARIE, 22, 101 Myrtle j St., Boston. j GRIFFIN, HELEN G., 30, 364 RIverwav. Boston. KIPP, ELOISE, 178 Common wealth av., Boston. LESLIE, SHIRLEY, cigarette girl, 20, 38 The Fenway, Back Bay. MacDONALD, RUTH, 19 Marl-boro St., Boston. MARCANA, MARIO, 118 Richmond st., Boston. O'BRIEN, BARBARA, 171 Hem-enway st., Boston. RICHARDSON, EVELYN, 24, 178 Commonwealth av., Boston. BRIGHTON , ALTIERI, FRED L., U. S. A., 10 Richardson st.. Brighton. CARBONE, RUTH MORRIS Jr., 4 Chiswick road, Brighton. CONNOLLY, MARGARET, 722 Commonwealth av Brighton. SHERIDAN, CONSTANCE, 27, 1132 Commonwealth av., All- ston. SNYDER, HAROLD, 32, 119 Brainerd road, Brighton. BROOKL1NE BARON, PAUL, 1496 Beacon st., Brookline. BARON, RHEA, 1496 Beacon st., Brookline. BENNETT, DR. GORDON PER- LEY, Free Hospital for Women, Brookline. rn ai ifi?s MARIfV 8fi Har-i vard av., Brookline. KARMELIN, RUTH, 27 Stearns bergeant, U. h. Marines, i ire-road, Brookline. ! mont st., Lynn. STRAGOFF, HYMAN, 40, Hath-: MAROTTA, MRS. ALICE, 79 Tre- erlv road. Brookline. WASSERMAN, MRS. ADELAIDE, 131 Freeman st., Brookline. REVERLY VUCASSOVICH, EDITH, Herrickj st., Beverly. ddaimtdfc ! RIVOIRE, HENRY, 71 Morrison j road, Braintree BROCKTON SVIOKLA, STEPHANIS, 288 Field st., Brockton. CAMBRIDGE CURTIN, NORWINE, 42 Clay st., Nrth ramhrinV. i NORTON, ROBERT, 48 Massa- chusetts av., Cambridge. 0,CaEmLbridg"N POWELL, MRS. JOSEPHINE, 40 j Washington Elms, Cambridge. WELCH, HELEN, 72 Buckingham road, Cambridge. , CONCORD HARLOW, WILLIAM, 5 Stow st., Concord. DORCHESTER ADLER, MILTON, 23 Westmore road, Dorchester. ALAMU, JOSEPH, 34 Morton st., Dorchester. BRESNICK, ALICE, 19 Browning av., Dorchester. BROUGH, HELEN, 32, 92 Stough- ton st., Boston. j vjir-rnnw, iima. xjilih.i, j set st.. Dorchester. r.m ncTFiv re ATRICE. 48! x Norfol' st., Dorchester. IIOf.f.AND. KATIIERINE M.. 11 ' Topliffe st., Dorchester. KATZMAN, MARVIN, U. S. N. KENNEY, MRS. MARIE, 15 Colonial av nnrrhpstpr. MCCARTHY, ELLEN M., 70 Lea Mcdonough, Siargaret c,;ford, lawrence, 55 rieasant 51 Pleasant st., Dorchester. st Quincy. MURRAY, MRS. ALICE, 30 ! MacMILLAN, DONALD, 40 Ruth- Woodford st., Dorchester. I ven st., Quincy. MURPHY, CATHERINE, 23, 65 1 SLATE, ETHEL, 52 Dysart st., Brent st., Dorchester. Quincy. Boston Needs Demolition Squad for Disaster, Says British Expert Demolition squads, who can pitch in at any disaster such as the one at Cocoanut Grove and help firemen and policemen free those trapped are just as vital a unit in civilian defense as air raid wardens or ambulance drivers, Valentine Wiliams, of London. Eng., famous mystery story writer, declared here last night. In Boston to address today's luncheon of the British War Relief Society at the Hotel Statler, .Mr. Williams, appalled by the night club tragedy, said that demolition squads should arrive at the scene of any disaster fully equipped with automatic drills, pickaxs and other equipment needed to tear down buildings so that they could immediately join other rescue workers in freeing the imprisoned with the ereatest Dossible speed. Both he and Miss Kathleen! Courtney, also of London and vice! Three W alpole Women Died in Cocoanut Grove Disaster WALPOLE, Nov. 30 Only a ring of her sister's which she wore was left to identify the body of Miss Alice R. Brady of 274 East St., East Walpole. who met death with two of her chums, the Misses Anna and Winifred O'Dea of 1397 Washington st. at the Cocoanut Grove where thev went to dnnce following the Boston College-Holy Cross football game. Thomas E. Brady Jr. made the identification of Miss Brady at the mortuary. The identification of the O'Dea Isten was made by her brothers. PIERCE, ROBERT F 107 Ocean st.. Ashraont-PLAYDEN, MARILYN, MISS, of 32 Elm st, Rockville, Conn. st., Dorchester. TRAVERS, MARY, 91 Stoughton st., Dorchester. YAVNER, SHIRLEY, 21 Supple road, Dorchester. ZIMMERMAN, FLORENCE, 58 Winston rd., Dorchester. EAST BOSTON NAGLE, CATHERINE L., 82 St. Andrews rd., East Boston. !AOLt, jlukuai n.., e.t, xwt Saratoga st., East Boston. EVERETT CAREY, PATRICIA, 1 Locust pk., Everett. COLLINS, JOHN J., 134 Walnut st., Everett IIAGGETT, DOROTHY, 23 Elm st., Everett. MAIIOMEY, MARGARET, 99 Clark st., Everett. RUSSELL, ROBERTA, 32 Clark st., Everett. FRAMINGHAM RICH, MRS. WILLIAM E., Millwood road, Framingham. GLOUCESTER CURRAN, FRANCIS J., 31 Centennial av., Gloucester. HOLYOKE KABLINSKY, ANN, 35 Martin st., Hoiyoke. JAMAICA PLAIN DALEY, MRS. LILLIAN, 71 Moraine st., Jamaica Plain. MEYER, ANNA L., 24, 7 Plant ct Jamaica Plain. LEXINGTON BLUESTEIN, WILLIAM M , 24, 8 Sylvia st., Lexington. LYNN MAROTTA, ANTHONY, Staff mont si., i,ynn. SCIIERER, DOROTHY, 20 years, 89 Liberty st., Lynn,v SUDNOVSKY, LEAH, "46 Shepherd st., Lynn. MATTAPAN COHEN, BETTY, 28, 25 Welling- ton Hill st., Mattapan. GOLOSOV, LILLIAN, 15 Outlook rd Mattapan. MbUtUKU FEENY, MRS. MARGARET, 34 Oakland st., Medford. RANDALL. MARY N., 24 Lap-ham st., Medford. METHUEN Arr, JHAIlBfiH tv U iuuk si., Methuen. MILTON DYVYER, RUTH, 28 Winthrop st., Milton. NEWTON LUBELLE, SHIRLEY, 107 Parker av., Newtcn Highlands. LAVIN, SADIE, Newton. POLSON, DAVID, 2 Newton st., Newton. RIFKAN, PAULINE, 62 Clements road, Newton. NORWOOD ODEA, WNIFRED MISS, 1393 Washington st., Norwood. SAVAGE, nELEN, 25, 449 Pleasant st., Norwood. PEABODY SHACHMAN, MRS. MOLLIE, 21 Nelson road. Feabody. QUINCY DUGGAN. MRS. MARY HILDE- GARDE, 20 Maypole road, Ouincv FITZGERALD, MICHAEL J., 141 Shore drive, Quincy. FLOOD, ELIZA3ETH, 36 Web- ster st.. Ouincv. chairman of the League Of Nations Union, said that even in London's worst raids the death toll of a single building struck by a bomb was never as great as the night club's death toll. Mr. Williams, who in the last war was the first war correspondent accredited to the Allied Armies aud who !n this war is working with the British Ministry of Economic War fare, said that in the Cafe de Pans disaster the London nightclub gutted by a bomb late in 1940 which also occurred on a Saturday night when the rooms were filled with men of the services and their girls forgetting the war, enly 60 lost their lives. London Rules Described He also said that everyone before the war had grumbled about the strict fire precautions placed on all buildings and on the" continual checkings made by the fire inspectors. Londoners now, he said, are John O'Dea and private Desmond O'Dea, U. S. A. Miss Brady is survived by her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Brady; five sisters. Sister Paschaline of St. Joseph's Order and four other sisters, and two brothers. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning with a solemn high mass of requiem at St Mary's Church at 9. The O'Dea sisters are survived by their father, Michael O'Dea; a sister, Mary, and five brothers, John. Desmond. Frederick, Michael and Paul O'Dea. REVERE HYMAN, PAULINE P., 75 Walnut av., Revere. ROXBURY COHEN, EVELYN, 141 Homestead st., Roxbury. GOULD, LESTER, i Laredo st., Roxbury. LENNIIIAN, EDWARD J., 1431 Columbus av., Roxbury. ROSLINDALE CAPONE, CHARLES J., 44 Wels-mere road, Roslindale. CORNELL, FRANCIS, 158 Orange st., Roslindale. SALEM CICHOTTI, STACIA, 1 Essex st., Salem. SPRINGFIELD WINSLOW, ELIZABETH, 83 Sumner' av., Springfield. WINSLOW, GILBERT W., 83 Sumner av., Springfield. 90MERVILLE CURRIER, MISS MARJORY, 25, 14A Cherry st., Somerville. SOUTHBRIDGE BELLOWS, RITA MAY, 24, 90 3Iorris st., Southbridge. FORD, JOSEPH A., 21 Williams st., Southbridgi : STOUGHTON PENARDI, DOMINIC," 95 Monk st., Sloughton. UXBRIDGE TRAINOR, WILLIAM, 49 Oak st., Uxbridge. WALPOLE BRADY, ALICE R., 274 E st., East Walpole. WAKEFIELD ROBERTO, MARY, 4 Emerald st., Wakefield. WELLESLEY HUBERT, MRS. LOUISE, Well st, Wellesley. , WEYMOUTH CARROLL, MARGARET, 69 "Academy st., East Weymouth. DUCEY, JOHN T., formerly t)f 17 Abbott 'st, Medford, now resident of Weymouth. DUCEY, MRS. ALICE, 15 Pilgrim road, North Weymouth. WHITINSV1LLE DUGGAN, MRS. MARY, 5 Overlook road, Whitinsville. WEST ROXBURY KELLEHER, PATRICK J., 24, 28 Spring st., Wrest Roxbury. SULLIVAN, NOREEN C, 55 Walk Hill st., West Roxbury. SWAN, JOSEPH FRANCIS, 512 LaGrange st., West Roxbury. j WESSLING, JOHN A., 14 Sunny- j Bank rd., West Roxbury. WINCHESTER CARLES, ROBERT B., 27, Washington st., Winchester CHARLES, GLADYS MRS., 27, Washington st., Winchester. SAUNDERS, PAULINE, MRS., 4 Church Hill road, Winchester. WINTHROP BERNSTEIN, RUTH, 16, 483 Shirley st., Winthrop. WORCESTER BIGGER, ROBERT, 66 Butler st., Worcester. FITZPATRICK, HELEN JEAN, 24, 34 Dix st., Worcester. JOHNSON, MRS. MARY T., 26 Rollins rd., Worcester. LOOBY, MARION, 19, 52.Grant- ww d st., Worcester. PROLE or PROAL, HAZEL M., 19 Worth st., Worcester. SUNDBERG, DAVID, Wabash av., Worcester SUNDBERG, SOPHIE PETRO, 27 Wabash av.. Worcester. VIENT, RICHARD J., U. S. N. R., j 4 Irene st., Worcester. only too grateful that their fire rules are so stringent. "These rules have saved the lives of hundreds of persons. He said that when a building is struck by a bomb in London only those with working credentials are permitted on the scene. The public is kept far away so that the work of the rescuers will not be impeded. All public places such as restaurants and nightclubs, he said, have been inspected to see how many patrons they can seat The number is posted near the entrance and only that number is permitted to enter. The overflow is refused admittance and must go elsewhere. Mr. Williams, who has lived through the ghastly London bombings, expressed his sorrow and sympathy to Boston for its gravest of tragedies. When he arrived this afternoon he went around to Piedmont st. "It is so pathetic," he said, "to see hats and shoes scattered all over the street.'' Downer ,GroveVictim Beat Heart Ailment to Run at Harvard Eddie Farrell, former Harvard track coach, recalled that Gerald W. Downer of Beverly, one of the victims in the Cocoanut Grove disaster, was not allowed to compete as a freshman at Harvard because ol a heart ailment As a senior in ! 1936, however, he won the Hep- i tagonal Meet 100-yard dash. "We have him corrective exercises as a freshman," said Farrell, "and Downer was allowed to com- , pete as a sophomore. He found : the indoor dashes too short for i him, but he worked hard and Was i our best sprinter when he was a I senior. " I Hero Priest at Club Fire Tells of 'Terrible Sights' By JOHN MASON POTTER The "short priest" who in spite of danger to himself remained at the entrance of the Cocoanut Grove Saturday night and gave the last rites of the Catholic Church to hundreds of victims has been identified as Fr. Damian Sano, O. F. M, assistant at St. Leonard's Church, North Bennet st., North End. Many newspaper and radio accounts of the tragedy have referred to the young . clergyman as "the short priest," but have not named him. Fr. Sano narrowly escaped death twice as he stood either just inside or just outside of revolving doors of the night club and gave condi-j tional absolution tr the bodies being carried out by firemen, sailors, soldiers and civilians. A shower of bricks struck his back and he is still suffering from that injury, and a ladder fell, knocking off his hat. "I was in bed after a hard day," Fr. Sano told a Globe reporter. "I had heard confessions all afternoon and evening, and had visited the cemetery, and I was just dropping off to sleep when "the phone rang. It was the telephone operator who said there was a terrible fire at the Cocoanut Grove, and I was needed there. That was at 10:45, a half! hour after the fire started. In two minutes I was running out of the rectory, still buttcning my coat. I ran up to Hanover "st. in search of a taxi. One was just passing, and i stopped it. It had a fare who was going to Scollay sq., but I got in anyway. The driver dropped him off at Cross and Hanover sts. and drove me to Tremont and Broadway, where the streets were blocked. "I discovered I had no money with me and offered to give my name so he could call later and collect, but he said, 'This is no time to be mercenary, Father,' and refused. "A police sergeant saw me getting out of the cab and led me through to a side entrance, but there was little happening there. A po lice officer said, 'Father, it's around the corner. I began to run around the block to Piedmont st., and slipped and fell on the sidewalk, cutting my wrist and bruising my knee. Forced Out Several Times "I picked myself up and ran to the swivel door at the main entrance. The whole biulding was in When I started to eo in. a fireman said 'Father, it's too dangerous in there, you had better not go any further. "I said, 'there's life in there, and although I cannot save any lives I want to save souls.' "I stepped inside the doors and as the bodies were carried out I gave the last rites. Some of the bodies These Persons Are NOT Dead The following persons, previously reported among the fire victims, have been found to be alive and in some cases not even injured. Some had been erroneously identified at the various morgues. CARTY, RITA, 46 Holbrook st., Jamaica Plain. HEGEL, BEATRICE, Arlington st., Everett. HOPE, CATHERINE, 1412 Beacon st., Waban. KARNOW, GEORGE, 200 Shurt- leff st., Chelsea. KELLY, W. F., 32 Appleton st., Arlington. MORRISON, EDWARD W., 53 Walnut st., Waltham. RICH, VIRGINIA, 26 Thatcher st., Medford. WALLACE, ROGER, 33 Oneida st., Lynn. !Cmam Arthur Rdttv rot X s-tn!t th L?r?fctaU X3urC alxs toir-a rosa s.-tlrH: 4 CO people, Cld t&r.erz&n, huss asrt to r;etr latin;-; n& .floor- uae.l s tlree-sin roos. Srdl flrjr t;jKid a help Joc!:er rocci. fcttefcc is, fre Crzn rjre&se, usder olfio, cl$xu Csc&tftJJL t-sr " . Efficient ar of cits. Efficient n-r-lsr af extlncalsJisrs. IIeatt nir fuel oil, Cellos tt andl 1 1 on Coo 3 4 3 y 1 ' i J AJtlUl FR. DAMIAN SANO were still burning, and my thumb is blackened and sore. People were being taken out on stretchers and .in the arms of firemen, sailors, Coast Guardsmen, soldiers and civilians. The smoke was thick and choking. Several times I was forced outdoors, then I continued giving conditional absolution just outside the entrance. "The sights I saw were terrible. I was so busy I did not have a chance to look around much, but I saw the bodies jammed near the door and I uuiu sec wiicti mc me iwu uuircican sua smeii tftat ooor. it is an (to the victims. I was crying most of i the time. The fire had burned off the i clothes of many men and women and the sight of the burned, naked , bodies was fhocking. The swivel doors were terrible for !an entrance. I tripped and fell twice ' myself, as I went through them- Hit by Firehose Stream 'I wai hit in the face by a stream I of water from a fire hose as firemen worked to put out the fire. I was drenched to the skin and forced outside. As I left, a ladder fell down, knocking off my hat, but it missed my head. I went across the street to the garage which was full of bodies. I stood beside Dr. Gately as I tried to get control of my feel- Cambridge Plans More Rigid Inspection of Public Places Orders were introduced in the vamwuugc ViLJ vuuitU jcotciuaj' oflnrnnnn rt rr-rof ,r nnnrn similar to the Boston disaster tak ing place in that city. Mayor John H. Corcoran introduced an order to have the fire chief, police chief and building superintendent confer and determine if the existing building laws give enough power to those officials to regulate and supervise all public places. Corcoran introduced the order because he said that he had heard there was a doubt in the minds of some persons concerning that authority. Former Mayor John D. Lynch introduced an order instructing the city manager to notify the council by next Monday as to whether all Cambridge clubs, assembly centers and other places where the public congregate are conforming to all state regulations as to public safety. The members of the Cambridge Licensing Commission, John E. Quinn, Fire Chief Herman Gutheim CITY OF BOSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT rme preventjon division SO BRISTOL STREET cceuploa approsirwtely toll ok ii- report of inspection node this day. wo. xn rij opinion canai tisn or tr.o wrosxeea sttlajj ZOO o?le rtcTians.: alio Lieutenant , from the smoke. "I saw one of the bodies, that of a woman, accidently kicked by one of the workers at the fire. The body jumped. She was still alive and I told two Coast Guardsmen to take the body out and put it with the victims still alive, so she could be taken to a hospital. "I went back inside the club again. Another priest, I do not know his name, went in with me, ,-nd the two of us gave last rites until he said 'Father, I can't stand the smoke. I was weeping and we went outside. "After a few minutes I went back in again and continued to give conditional absolution and anointed the bodies until a section of a wall fell down. I was struck in the back and injured. One of the stretcher bearers holding a body while I performed the rites was hit on the head and dropped. I gave him the last rites and went outside again. My stole was dirty and wet. "As I stepped outside I met Fr. (Arthur D.) Morley of St. Stephen's. He said, 'Father, you're a mess. I thought I was a mess, but you're a worse one.' I went over to the garage again and met two sailors, converts of mine. They r,aii. 'Gee, Father, look at your clothes.; The two converts' names are Albert Frank Jr. and William Wiles, both pharmacist's mates, second class. "I stayed until 2 o'clock, and then I started for home. A police officer said, 'Wait, Father, I'll get you a taxi to take you back,' but I told him, 'You may need the taxi for an ambulance, I'll get home by myself. "I went back to the corner of Tremont and Broadway and got a street car. I was a sight, with my clothes dirty and wet and 'jvery-one in the car looked at me. I got off at Haymarket sq. and walked the rest of the way, weeping at the sights I had seen. Ordained Last June "I sent my clothes I wore that night to the cleaners today, but I j odor of smoke and burning bodies It still lingers. I hope it goes soon, I can't eat with it T Krr T navr ;see anvthin like that fire a Pain" I Tr snn wa nrHairloH ,3Ct .Tl, and St. Leonard's is his first assignment. He is chaplain of Ausonia Council, K. of C, and last week was appointed chaplain of the Catholic Daughters of America by Cardinal O'Connell. He is a graduate of the Dearborn School and Boston Latin School. He attended Boston College one year before entering St. Francis Seminary in Lowell in 1930. Fr. Sano's father, Salvatore Sano, lives at 9 Eldridge st., Forest Hills, with his sister, Lena. A brother, Vittorio, is a soldier, stationed in New Caledonia. pu;flf rr-n tp t Ankii conferred with City Solfcitor John tUUlCllCU Willi VitV tUl JUJ1M A TW ,HU Cmt tour of the Cambridge night clubs ov,tc , fi.o tv,0 made notes about doors that open inwardly instead of outwardly and ings. My eyes were s: .... .... . . them. All cafes and bar rooms will be visited within the next few days for the same inspection purposes it is understood. No novelties or decorations except those of fireproof motona wi no aiinu'pd in snrn places. Freddie Bartholomew Enlists in Air Corps Hnu.Ywnnn rcnv 30 (AP)- Freddie Bartholomew, lts-year-oicr British-born film actor, announced tnH. hD v,aH pnlirfPri in the Armv Air "Corps. He expects to enter active service in Jar.uary. John J. Kenney 7t500- square rt rDoa fcoos over stove - & eoel. u u ; fi nk,,'tn sleeD. A- i JOHN J. WALSH, executive director, Boston Civilian De-fense, in borrowed fire helmet, directs activities of rescue squads and corps of stretcher bearers in removing victims' bodies from flaming night club. Defense Corps Women Give Unstinted Aid For hours on end, many of them without sleep and food except for bread and coffee at the canteens, scores of women from the Massa- f i . I cnuseus women s xiense vorps have been maintaining staunch vig il at the Northern and Southern Mortuaries, helping to identify chaired victims of the Cocoanut Grove fire. Lieut. Bertha Rump, who was called on duty soon after 11 Saturday -night to drive ambulances to the hospitals with the Red Cross and is on duty this morning at the corner of Stuart and Church sts., after eiht hours off to do her regular night's work at the New England Terminal Company as a machinist, is typical of the hard-working vol - unteers who have asked no quarter because they are women. Hardest job of all in the wake of the disaster, the tagging of unrec ognizable victims of the fire, has been done by members of the Women's Defense Corps. "Unspeakable things to do things IT. i t . 1 J LnTn VAlinttM uiat i never wuuiu iidvc ucuevt-u ' Pf for me-I have done yeS 1 j j j. j -j t tvt I terdaV and todaY," Said LlCUt. May i duty at Waterma in s Funeral Home on Commonwealth av., and at the aouuiern iworiu-ijr. -J.'-r."- wieri ;irip hv Sunday morning, with one hour out, tonight i p i An r have a son Scott, who is a dive I bomber. I don't know when he is just now, but after the work I ve been doing I feel that if he should be killed it ; would be a clean way Lieut Walker, in a i uic, omu calm voice. Interviewed by this reporter as she came off duty at the Southern Mortuary this noon, Lieut. Walker said "Not one of the women I worked with from the Defense (the Cocoanut Grove tragedy could Corps flinched when they were j happen here and as a precautionary asked to lift eyelids and examine; step Mavor Albert W. Glynn in- me vicunis ior any nwinui iuciiw - fication. I don t know who worked with me vou don't stop to ask;"' omuey xo cnecit over every people's names when you are doing I a job like this one. : people work or congregate relative ivouWS etoTots0etyhoeum?nUI! any hazardous conditions in se-i and not think about what you're do-! curing egress from these structures. ; ing. If I thought of anything dur- j Although affirming that condi- ing the night it was a glass of orange; tions exist in the city that could juice and some fresh air, but not! , . , . . long, because families who were cause a heavy loss of life m the here to identify their loved ones j event of a panic such as that which were waiting for any signs. Some : too ka heavy toll of lives in Boston, came back again and again because Inspector Smiley, however, said tim belonged to th-m or not. Wellesley Lists Four Girls Dead in Club Disaster WELLESLEY, Nov. 30 i'our and their ; Wellesley College girls CSVUI U, till V. !..' 1. WliUIIl Wtl c 1 id L - j vard boys and one a student from ! Columbia, met their death in the escorts, three of whom Cocoanut Grove fire, Wellesley College officials stated tonight. The bodies f the four girls were identified by Dr. Elizabeth Broyles, vveuesiey uoiiege pnysician. The names 01 uie siuaent escorts were' found on the evening out" record J books at the girls dormitories. iames 01 me lour voun? men i H r : were also released in official deaH i lists, and those of the Harvard stu - dents were tci imea Dy warvard University officials . 1 lne student from Columbia, - Harvard students saiil was visiting Arthur R. Silber- bur, Harvrrd sophomore, and accompanied him to Wellesley for a date. The four girls and their escorts aaaie daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eric H. Fors of 72 Salisbury St.. Worcester, with David J. Hillman, 18, Columbia iresnman of la Central Park, West, New York city. Mary Whitson, 18, freshman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Barclay Whitson of Moylan, Penn., with Arthur Robert Silberburg. 18. Harvard sophomore, of 180 E. 79th st, New York city. Jacqueline Weiss, 18, freshman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Weiss of Cincinnati, O, with Marvin Katzman, 21, first-year student at Harvard Business School, of Los Angeles, Calif. Alean Winkelman. 18, sophomore, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Winkelman of Philadelphia, with Herbert C. Arnold, Harvard sophomore, of Hewlett Long Island, N Y. The peacetime population of the Sahara desert is estimated at 2,000,009 'persons. V. 2 Bartenders and Waiters to Seek Safe Working Places With nine of their members dead, eight injured and one missing in the Cocoanut Grove disaster, Bartenders and Waiters' Union Local 34 last night voted to refuse to work in any establishment which has revolving doors for a main entrancs, which hsa inflammable decorations or which has exits covered by decorations of any kind. 4 Fitzgerald Brothers Will Be Buried Today WILMINGTON, Nov. 30 The four Fitzgerald brothers, James, Wilfred, Henry and John, who lost their lives in the Cocoanut Grove i disaster will ho hnrieri tomorrow 1 .. . . lowing a solemn- high mass of requiem at St. Thomas' Church, with the Rev. James C. Daly, pastor as celebrant. All day today messages and telegrams poured into their widowed mother who is 70. Many of the messages were from persons she never knew1, but all expressed their sympathy for her in her bereavement. All of the victims were single and they all were "fine boys" she said. TVns i-i r rl i r t- , i n v a Vrri i crV, t Vi r m n nui ill iiiiuvvuuu viii x t . Haverhill Mayor Orders New Check on Dine-Dance Spots HAVERHILL, Nov. 30 Haverhill city officials today admitted that ; structed Building Inspector Arthur , building where large numbers of that none of the dine and dance establishments could be classed in the same hazardous category as far as number of exits are concerned. The inspector said also that a check was made recently. Said Maryor Albert W. Giynn: "In view of that checkup I leel that Haverhill has proper protection, but I am asking the building officials to check again to make certain that there is no chance of a similar disaster in Haverhill." - Fire Chief Benjamin L. Chase declared that avenues of escaoe from some buildings were dangerous, but added that the Fire Department has been "extsa" strict about the use of decorations. Police officials reported that there is one building on Washington st., where as many as 50 or more men are known tp con- sinele sta Northern Mortuary Radios Description lnf I ItlMpnf Jfinil Mai A Officials at the Northern Mortuary last night broadcast the following description of a young man, the last male victim of the Cocoanut Grove disaster who yet remains unidentified at the mortuary: A young man. white, probably a nut Grove Tn his norltPt a nav ; nut ?rove- X" pocJtf 3 P? . envelope for $11.33 (noffrom the I Cocoanut Grove). Five feet 9 inches tall, weigh ing 155 pounds. Small facial features, small hips. Black hair streaked with grey. Eyes probably blue. Bad teeth. Wearing a white broadcloth shirt with a turned down collar and a blue-patterned four-in-hand tie. Brown-orange suspenders with leather straps. Black serge trousers with no pleats and no cuffs and with frayed edges on the bottom. White mess jacket. Brown shoes (size ID. Brown cotton socks. He was not a regular employee of the Cocoanut Grove, for all such employees have been accounted for. Waiters and busboys of the night club who viewed the body believed it that of a part-time employee, but could not identify the remainj.

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