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Hltchings. BenJ. Q. Horstman, Catherine Joyce. Margaret Kaempf, M. Kennedy, Mary A. Kennedy. M. J. Kohlmeler, Helen Krumbholz, A. Mayer, Joseph I. McCann, John Jr. McComb, E. A. Meyer, Marie Onken, Harriett Park, Blanche I. Robinson. Mary Bait, Clara L. Shedd, William Shlevtn, Annie Smith, Agnes Southard, J. V. Sundberg. Emrick Thoubboron, E. T. Wohlbcrg, Herman F. Woods, Elizabeth Yander, John J. ALLERTON Suddenly, on December 17, 1943, ROBERT J., seaman 2d class, at Red Springs, N. C, beloved son of James M. and Baidee Jacocks Allerton, and brother of Jean M. Allerton. Notice of service later at the Fairchild Chapel, 86 Lefferts Place. BARRY December 16, 1943, at ier residence, 570 E. 8th Street, KATHERINE, beloved mother of Florence Grant, Edna Cotter and Mildred Clark. Reposing at John E. Duffy Funeral Home, Coney Inland Avenue, at Foster. Funeral Fervice Monday, 2 p.m. Interment The Evergreens. BENTLEY On Friday. December 17, 1943, JOHN BROWNWOOD, at his residence, 407 ih Street; brother of Addie B. Nesbitt. Setv-' ices at First Dutch Reformed Church, 7th Avenue and Carroll Street, on Sunday, 5 p.m. Burial Philadelphia, on Monday. BEUTEL December 17. 1943. ALBERT, beloved husband of Mildred; devoted father of Martin: brother of Mrs. William Porter and brother-ln-lav of Martin Laird. Funeral from Walter B. Cooke. Inc.. Funeral Home. 117 W. 72d Street, New York City, Monday. 9:45 a.m.: requiem mass Blessed Sacrament Church, 10 o'clock. Interment Holy Cross Cmetery. BROTHER FRANCIS O. S. F. (Charles Lundyi, at St. Francis Monastery, 41 Butler Street. Funeral Monday, 10 a.m. Solemn mass of requiem at Monastery Chapel. BROWN JOHN, at his home, 88-18 79th Avenue, Glendale, December 17, 1943. retired engineer Standard Oil Company of New York. Survived by one son. Aileron, Robert Barry, Katherine Bentley. John B. Eeutel, Albert Brother Francis Brown, John Bruno. Bertha Bryant. Drake W. Doll, Alice Dudby, Joseph Eastlund, Rev. J. Ferris J. Warren Ficken, Mary E. Fox. Catherine E. Freid. Katherine Gadebcrg, Nls J. Garrlsan. L. Gelseler, Mary Gieselmann, H. Goosen, Isabel M. Gresslln, Mary A. Guldo. Lt. D. J. Gustatson, Frank Harte, James A. Haverstick. Anna Hayes. Margaret Hclgeson, Malvln I Michael, sergeant, N. Y. P. D . and three grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday. 9:30; solemn mass of requiem lit Sacred Heart R. C. Church at 10 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery. William P. Murphy ic Son. BRUNO December 17, 1943, BERTHA, beloved wife of Joseph. Services at Walter B. Cooke. Inc., Funeral Home, 6332 Forest Avenue. . Monday, 8 p.m. Interment Mount Holly, N. J. (Camden, N. J., papers please copy.) BRYANT DRAKE WEED, of 93 Halsev Street, Thursday, December 16, 1943, belove husband of Annie E. (nee Howard); devoted father of Edith B. Hanson; fond brother of Louke M. Bryant; past master Greenpoint Lodge, No. 403, F. & A. M.; past patron Greenpoint Chapter, No. 117, O. E. S.; past associate grand sentinel, O. E. S.; member of Altair Chapter, No. 237, R. A. M.; St. Elmo Commandery, No. 57, K. T., and LongI Grotto. Reposing at Weigand Brothers Funeral Home, 1015 Halsey Street, until Sunday, 2 p.m. Services at , Greenpoint Masonic Temple, Nos-trand and Jefferson Avenues, Sunday, 4 p.m. COURT ST. CLARE. NO. 46, C. D. OF A. Members will assemble at Maute Funeral Parlor. 92 Jamaica Avenue. Sunday, December 19. at 4 o'clock, to pay respects to their late Member, MARY A. GKESSLIN. ALICE QAHILL, 3rand Reent. Mary A. Welsh, Financial Sec. DOLL ALICE, on December 17, In her 74th year, beloved wife of Joseph; dear sister of Grace Lukens nnd Charles Witman. Reposing at the Halvorsen Chapel, 5310 8th Ave-jiue. Services Sunday. December 19, 1 p.m. Interment Green-Wood. DUDLEY On Friday, December 17, 1943, at his residence, 159 Madison Street, JOSEPH F., retired N. Y. F. D., beloved husband of the late Mary C. inee Nash) ; devoted lather f Capt. Joseph A., N. Y. F. D.; Thomas F Maurice J., Mrs. , Lcretta A. Bouchler and Mrs. Re-pina R. Sievers; also survived by one sister, Anastasia I. Dudley. Funeral Tuesday, 9 a.m.: thence to Nativity Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Direction James A. Madden. EASTLUND Cm December 18. 1943. at his residence, 4r)0 E. 28th Street, Rev. JOHN EASTLUND, beloved husband ' of Amanda and father of A. Evelyne Michelson and Roland L. Eastlund. Reposing at Ericson b Ericson 's Chapel. 500 ' State Street, until Monday. 5 p.m. 6crvices following at the Swedish (Lutheran St. Paul Church' 392 Mc-Donough Street, at 8 p.m. FERRIS On Friday, December 57, 1943. J. WARREN, beloved husband of the late Annie F. Ferris. Cervices at the Fairchild Chapel, 86 Lefferts Place, on Monday at 2 p.m. FICKEN On Friday, December 17, 1943, MARY ENGEL, in her 82d year, beloved mother of Fred H., Chris P. Martins and Marie L., George J. Flcken. Service at the Fairchild Chapel. 86 Lefferts Place, en Sunday at 8:30 p.m. FOX CATHERINE E.. on De cember 16. Reposing Park Chapel, 44 7th Avenue. Requiem mass St, Francis Xavier R. C. Church, 6th Avenue and Carroll Street, Monday, December 20, 10 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery. FREID Saturday, December 18, 1 1943, "KATHERINE FREID, at her residence, 266 Washington Avenue. Service at the Fairchild Chapel, 86 Lefferts Place, Monday, 3:30 p.m. OADEBERG December 17, 1943, NI9 J., at his residence, 1043 VOth Street, beloved husband of Johanna, and devoted father of Mr. Robert Kearney. Services at Fred Herbst Sons Memorial, 7501 Rt.h Avenue, Monday, 8 p.m. Interment Lutheran Cemetery, ; OARRIOAN December 17, 1943. LAWRENCE, husband of the late Mary Ayers. Survived bv four daughters and three sons. Funeral Monday, 9:30 a.m., from Funeral Chapel, 1C3 King Street; thence to the R'. C. Church of the Visitation where a solemn requiem maas will bj offered. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, GEISELER MARY1, suddenly, on Friday, December 17, 1943, beloved wife of Louis and mother of John A. Lockwood; also survived by her mother, Mary Alexander, and three brothers, Adam, John and Jamea Alexander. Service at the Flinch Funeral Home, 34 Hempstead Avenue, Lynbrook, Sunday, December 19, 3:30 p.m. OIE8SELMANN On Friday, December 17, 1943, Dr. HENRY M., of 186-01 Jordan Avenue, St. Albans, beloved husband of Gertrude, and father of Mildred Bindrim. Service at the Fairchild Chapel. 89-31 154th Street, Jamaica, on Sunday, at 8 p.m. GOOSEN On Thursday, December 16, ISABEL MARY mee Anderson), loving wife of Frederick H. Goosen; dear mother of Marguerite and Frederick D.; st-ter of Mrs. Christ. Andersen, Mrs. William J. Rusher, David F., Roy B., Clark C. and Frank A. Anderson. Reposing at her residence, 89-18 134th Street, Richmond Hill. Solemn requiem mass Our Lady of the Cenacle Church Monday, 11 a.m. Interment, St. John's Cemetery. J, J. Gallagher Sons, Directors. GRESSLIN On December 18, 1943, MARY, of 604 Irving Avenue, wife f the late Henry C, and devoted mother of Edward J. Gresslin. Reposing at the John A. Maute Funeral Home. 92 Jamaica Avenue, Brooklyn, until Monday, 10 a.m.; thence to Our Lady of Lourdes R. C. Church, where a solemn requiem mass will be offered. Interment Calvary Cemetery. GUIDO Lt. DOMINICK J . aged 28, U. S. A. A. C. Ferrying Command, suddenly, December 16, at Nashville, Tcnn., beloved husband of Ann (nee Esposito), dear son of Frank and Angela Guido, loving brother of Pvt. Martin, U. S. A.; Pfc. Joseph. U. S. A.; Pfc. Nicholas, U. S. A.; Mary. Madeline and Pfc. James Lucarelli, U. S. A.; en route home, 115 Dean Street. Notice of funeral later, GUSTAFSON December 17, 1943. at his residence. 558 51st Street. FRANK, beloved husband of Lydia. and father of Frank H. and Ruth Dorner. Services at Ericson & Eric-son's Chapel, 500 State Street, Monday at 8 p.m. HARTE JAMES A., on December 16, 1943, beloved husband of Sarah; dear father of Sgt. Joseph, United States Army; George C, Mrs. Francis McGarr, Mrs. Howard Byrne, Cadet James A., United States Merchant Marine; ako survived by one sister and one brother. Reposing at his residence, 1603 11th Avenue, until Monday at 9 a.m.; solemn high requiem mass Holy Name Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Direction M. J. Smith Sons. HAVERSTICK On Saturday. December 18. 1943. ANNA, beloved sister of Marie, Frank and Edward Track and Irene Track Marran; aunt of Corp. and Mrs. William Frank Track. ' - '" HAYES On December 16. MARGARET A. i nee McMahon), wife of John J., and mother of Lt. John J. Jr., U. S. Armv; Ensign Stephen A., U. S. M.; Lt. George A., U. S. N. R.: Lt. Harold F., U. S. N. R., and A. 9. William T., N. Y. U., V-12. Funeral from the Mac'ten Mortuary, Rockville Centre, L. I., Monday, December 20; solemn mass of requiem in St. Agnes Church, 11 a.m. HELGESON MALVIN FRANCIS, on December 16, beloved husband of the late Catherine Russell, and devoted father of Margaret Anderson, Marie. Lt. Malvln Helge.son, United State Air Forces; Mrs. Catherine Laubach and Agnes. Funeral Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., from his home, 238 Wyckoff Street; solemn requiem mass St. Agnes R. C. Church, Hoyt and Sackett Streets. Interment St. John's Cemetery. Direction Jere J. Cronin. HITCHINGS BENJ. G.. on Thursday. December 16. at 9:37 p.m., at Methodist Hospital. Surviving are his widow, Grace K. Hitclungs; a sister. Mrs. Sarah B. Pierce; a brother, Harry I. Hitch-ings; a nephew and two nieces. Funeral .services on Sunday at 2:30 p.m., Fairchild Chapel, 86 Lefferts Place. Interment Green-Wood Cemetery. HORSTMAN On Dec. 16. 1943. CATHERINE, beloved wife of John, mother of Margaret, Frank, George, Mae. Grace, Anna, Genevieve, Agnes, Edward and Helen; sister of George Maple. Funeral Monday, 9:30 a.m.. Charles J. Brady's Funeral Home. 232 Utica Avenue. Requiem mass St. Matthew's R. C. Church. JOYCE Friday, December 17, MARGARET, beloved wife of Martin :: mother of Mrs. D. Harrigan, Mrs. J. O'Shea, Mrs. H. Sturgis, Joseph, Patrick. William and Albert; sister of Mrs. William B. King and Mrs. Winifred Rainey. Funeral from her residence, 166 Wyckoff Street, Monday, December 20, 9:30 a.m.; requiem mass St. Agnes R. C. Church, Sackett and Hoyt Streets, 10 a.m. KAEMPF December 16. 1943. MADELEINE, beloved wife of Fred W. Reposing at Walter B. Cooke, Inc., Funeral Home. l2l8 Flatbush Avenue, until Monday. 9:30 a.m.: thence to St. Thomas Aquinas R. C. Church, where a mass of requiem will oe offered, 'Interment Calvary Cemetery. KENNEDY MARGARET J. on December 16. 1943. of 2723 Ford Street, beloved wife of Thomas; mothr of Mary. Thomas Jr., Elizabeth and Arthur. Services at her residence, Sunday, 8 p.m. Funeral Monday, 10:30 a.m. Interment Green-Wood Cemetery. KENNEDY On December 16, 1943. MARY A. (nee Cuneen), at her residence, 81 State Street, wife of the late Martin; mother of John, Mrs. Frank Mclnerney, Mrs. Th-i-nas Bropson, Mrs. Joseph Gunderson and Mrs. John Henry; also survived by 27 grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. Funeral Tuesday, 9:30a.m.; thence totheR.C. Church St, Charles Borromeo. where a solemn requiem mas will be offered. Interment St. John's Cemetery. Direction, Joseph Redmond. KOHLMEIER HELEN A., daughter of the late Mrs. Henry Kohlmeler, suddenly, on December 16, 1943. She is survived by her uncles, William Schulz and William Kohlmeler; her aunt, Annie Schulz. Service Monday evening. 8 o'clock, at her home, 103-27 Lefferts Boulevard, Richmond Hill. Funeral Tuesday, 2 p.m. Interment Nassau Knons Memorial Park, Port Washington, L. I. KRUMBHOLZ ALBERT, on December 16. 1943. beloved son of Albert and Mildred (nee Flynn); dear brother of William; lovint; nephew of Mrs. Floyd Holsten, Mrs. John Luby, Mrs. John Leltner and Mrs. Charles Skuza.1 Reposing , at his residence, 562 7th Street, until Monday, 9:30 a.m.: solemn requiem mass Holy Name Church. Interment St. John's Cemetery. Direction M. J. Smith Sons. MAYER JOSEPH I., on December 17, at his home, 1081 Decatur Street, in his 82d year. Born in Belfort. France. Survived by his wife, Margaret; one son and four daughters. Funeral services 9:30 p.m., Sunday. Rev. Lewis E. Christian of the M. E. Church. Funeral Monday. 2 p.m., from the Robert R. Donovan Funeral Home. 1363 Bufhwick Avenue. Interment Evergreens Cemetery. McCANN December 16, 1943. JOHN P. Jr.. beloved son of Jessie (nee Dowd) and Major John P. McCann, tT. S. M. C: brother of Patricia McCann, Marine Corps Woman's Reserve: nephew of Lillian Dowd; at his residence, 82 79th Street. Funeral Monday, 9 a.m.: requiem mass St. Anselm's Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemnery. M"COMB December 16. 1943. ELIZABETH A., of 296 13, h Street, beloved wife of William J. McComb; sister of Maria C. Rodden, Service Monday. 2 p.m.. at Parlors of William A. Ringe, 361 7th Avenue. Interment Green-Wood Cemetery. MEYER December 17. 1943. MARIE, beloved wife of the late Ferdinand F.; devoted mother of Ida M., George F. and John H. Meyer. Funeral from Fairchild Chapel. 86 Lefferts "lace, Monday at 8:30 a.m.; requiem mass St. Gregory s R. C. Church, 9 a.m. ONKEN On December 17, 1943, HARRIETT, beloved wife of Gus-tave; dear mother of Mrs. Harriett Coleman and Mrs. Mildred Mur-thum: also survived by three grandchildren, Funeral from her home. 947 St. John's Place, Monday, 9:30 a.m.: thence to St. Gregory's R. C. Church, where solemn requiem mass will be offered. Direction of George Siebold. PARK On Thursday. December 16, 1943, BLANCHE I., of 169 Windsor Place, beloved wife of William C. Park, and mother of Mabel I. Park and Mrs. Madeline Burtis. Service at the Fairchild Chapel, 86 Lefferts Place, Monday, 2 p.m. ROBINSON MARY, on December 17, 1943, devoted wife of John, beloved mother of Muriel Berming-ham and Bert E. Picot, sister of Edward Hayes. Funeral services at Walter B. Cooke, Inc.. Funeral Home, 50 7th Avenue. Monday, 8 p.m. SALT CLARA L widow of Harmon S., mother of Lucy L. Walsh, at her home. 416 Ocean Avenue, on Saturday morning. Details to follow. SHEDD WILLIAM H.. 179-02 130th Avenue, Springfield Gardens, on Thursday, beloved husband of Teresa, and father of Frederick, Mrs. Alice Scherer, Mrs. Lillian Hepner; two grandchildren, one greatgrandchild also survive. Funeral Monday, 10:30 a.m. SHLEVIN ANNIE, December 16. 1943, beloved mother of Dr. Edmund L., Vivienne J. and Clarence J. Services Sunday. December 19. 2 p.m., at New York k Brooklyn Funeral Chapel. 187 S. Oxford Street. Interment Linden Hill Central .mue a,). SMITH AGNES N . December 16. 1943, wife of the late John A. McLaren Smith: mother of - Mar garet Hallock and J. Nelson Smith. Funeral services Sunday, 3 p.m., at her daughters home, Walnut Street, Greenwood Lake, N. Y. SOUTHARD J. VALENTINE, suddenly, at his residence, 51 Sam-mis Avenue, Babylon. N. Y beloved husband of Annie Duffy; father of Edward. Paul and Alfred. Requiem mass Monday, December 20, 1943, St. Joseph's Church, Babylon, at 10 o'clock. SUNDBERG December 17. EM-RICK, beloved husband of Ida and father of Harold and Elvira Sundberg and Beatrice Scott; also survived by two granddaughters. Services at his home, 125 E. 3d Street, Monday, 8 p.m. Interment Green-Wood Cemetery. THOUBBORON On December 17, 1943. at her residence, Port Washington, L. I., EMMA T., widow of James Thoubboron; loving mother of Mrs. Frederick A. Whit-taker, E. Maude Thoubboron. Mrs. Robe.t L. Wessell and Mrs. Walter S. Miller Jr. Services Fred Herbst Sons Funeral Home. 83 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, Sunday, 2 pm. Interment Green-Wood Cemetery. WOHLEERG On December 16, 1943, HERMAN F.. of 92-62 219th Street. . beloved husband of Marie A.; devoted father of John H., and brother of Martha. Elizabeth and John Wohlberg. Services at the Stutzmann Funeral Home, 224-39 Jamaica Avenue. Queens Village. L. I., Sunday, 5:30 p.m. Interment Monday, 1:30 p.m., Green-Wood Cemetery. WOODS ELIZABETH SEI-FERT, Friday, December 17. 1943. Survived by three grandchildren, William H. Woods, Eleanor Hore-lick. Elizabeth Borghardt: daugh ter-in-law, Mrs. William H. Woods, and five great-grandchildren. Scrv- i ices it. Weigand Brothers Funeral , Home, 1015 Halsey Street. Sunday, ' 8 p.m. Funeral Monday. 10:30 a.m. 1 Interment The Evergreens. j YANDER JOHN JOSEPH, sud- j denly, at his home, 1488 Prospect Place. Survived by three daugh- ters, Mrs. Esther Toner, Mrs. Agnes Pnnpr Mrs Aonns I Miller. Mrs. Mary Allen: two sons, Charles and William; two sisters, Mrs. Barbara Quinn, Mrs. John Sharkey; three brothers, Henry, Edward and Anthony. Funeral Monday, 9 a.m.: thence to St. Matthew's Church. Eastern Parkway and Utira Avenue. Interment Holv Cross Cemetery. In erjjcmorfam BUTTLE In loving memory of my dear brother. WALTER EVERETT. Passed awav December 18, 1939. Sister, MARGUERITE, MRS. ALICE DOLL, 73, DIES; NOTED VAUDEVILLE ARTIST Mrs. Alice E. Doll, who was in vaudeville for more than 40 years when she retired in the late 1920s, died Thursday after a brief illness. She was well known to Brooklyn theatergoers shortly before the turn of the century and in the decade that followed, first as member of the vaudeville trio of Burden. Doll and Burden and then as a member of the Doll and Burden team. muM cal and swinging club artists. She lived at 830 64th St. Born in this borough 73 years ago, she was the daughter of the late Mortimer and Helen Knowles Wit-man. She was a talented cornetist and trick banjo player and was expert In swinging Indian clubs and in tap dancing. She went into vaudeville at an early age. soon after marrying George Burden, well-known vaudeville artist. He died in 1903 and several years Inter she married Joseph Doll, another member of the vaudeville team. Their act was billed on the Keith Circuit for a number of years and they appeared in numerous theaters in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow (Sunday) at the Halvorsen Chapel. 5310 8th Ave. Burial will be in Green-Wood Cemetery. Mrs. John J. HayesJJames A. Harfer 64, Wife of Banker Municinal Emo'cve Was Active in Affairs Of Nassau Church Rockville Centre, Dec. 18 A solemn mass of requiem will be offered at 11 a.m. Monday at 8t. Agnes R. c. Church here for Mrs. Margaret A. Hayes, who died Thursday night in New York Hospital after four months illness. Burial will be in Holy Rood Cemetery. Mrs. Hayes was the wife of John J. Hayes, manager of the Montague St. branch of the Manufacturers Trust Company, and lived at 64 Locust Ave. She was a native of Manhattan. Since coming to Rockville Centre 25 years ago she had been active in St. Agnes parish and In numerous community affairs. Surviving, besides her husband, are five sons, John. George, Stephen. Harold and William Hayes; two grandchildren, Stephen Hayes Jr. and George Hayes Jr., and two brothers. Thomas and Stephen McMahon. both of Manhattan. Catherine E. Fox, On Eagle 50 Years Catherine E. Fox. who had been a member of the composing room staff of the Brooklyn Eagle for 50 years when she retired in 1932. died Thursday night after a brief illness. She lived at 786 President St. Miss Fox, who was a life-long resident of the borough, came to the Eagle soon after she finished school. The Eagle then was printed at Fulton and Doughty Sis., near the Fulton Ferry. There were no women reporters on the paper, although there were some women employed as proofreaders and in the composing room. Each line of type was set by hand in those days. At electtion time, in order to get out the returns the composing room staff worked all night, went out for breakfast and returned to its task She was the sister of the late hoth nf whom reporters for Brool I lyn newspapers. There are no im ! mediate survivors. The funeral will take place Monday morning from the Park Chapel. 44 7th Ave., thence to St. Francis Xavier's R. C. Church, where a requiem mass will be offered at 10 o'clock. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Services Monday For W. H. Grills Funeral services will be conducted Monday at Monmouth. N. J., for Walter H. Grills, formerly of Brook- lvn m'Virt HlnH in Mnnmjiuth K,n. morial Hospital Wednesday. He lived at 219 14th St. when he made his home in the borough. Mr. Grills was assessor at Port- au-Peck, N. J., and was secretary and former chief of the fire com- pany there. For 25 years he was chief ticket rate clerk for the Lackawanna Railroad. He is survived by his widow, the former Annie Marks of Brooklyn. 1 Untermyer Left $4,926,000 Net The estate of the late Samuel Untermyer, attorney, who died March 16. 1940, was valued at $4,926,281 after deductions, a State tax appraisal revealed. The gross estate amounted to $8,065,900. The deductions included $2,190,680 for debts. $407,055 for mortgages and net losses, $290,278 for funeral and administration expenses, and $251,608 for charitable bequests. The residuary estate Is to bo shared equally by his three children. Alvin Untermyer of Greenwich. Conn.; Justice Irwin Untermyer of the State Supreme Court Appellate Division, and Mrs. Irene Richter of Danbury, Conn. n-00Jn- ne Luxe 3 Los Angeles, Dec. 18 (U.R) Officers who arrested blind William Ramey on a charge of begging, found a hotel room key in his pocket. The hotel, one of the city's most expensive, said Ramey was a prepaid guest. l?irtftDap RcmcniDranrr R A U E R T THOMAS. Died Maiv-h 7, 1943. O bc.pri litt Minbfam O child ot lovf and mnvpr, Of tli lendfr Shrphrrri'i rr. Mother, Dad and Brother, Michael, j L3 n Alice E. Doll Besides her husband, she is survived by two brothers, Charles Wit-man and Julius Slemon; a sister, Mrs. Alfred Lukens, and several nieces and nephews. it The funeral of James A. Harte. an employe of the City Department of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity for 30 years, will be held Monday from his home, 1603 11th Ave., with a requiem mass at 9:30 a m. at the Holy Name R. C. Church. Prospect Park West and Prospect Ave. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Mr. Harte, who was born in the borough 64 years ago. died at his home Thursday after two weeks illness. Surviving are his widow. Mrs. Sarah Harte: three sons. Sgt. Joseph, with the U. S. Army, stationed in Louisiana; Pvt. Georse V. and Cadet James A. Harte, with the U. S. Merchant Marine, and two daughters, Mrs. Francis McGarr and Mrs. Howard Byrne. A sister. Mrs. Grace Mullin, and a brother, John Harte. are associated with the City Tax Depart mene. Yanks Smash Japs In Arawe Battle Continued from Page 1 Guinea's Huon peninsula, some 90 miles southwest of Arawe, had forced the Sanga River and were engaging the Japanese on the north bank after capturing Lakona, 15 miles north of Flnschhafen. Patrols Fan Out , Patrols fanned out over a network of native traiLs, the most important of which runs 40 miles across the rugged backbone of New Britain to Rein Bay, one of the main transshipment points on the barge line from New Guinea to Rabaul. Lightning and Thunderbolt fighters provided a protective cover over the invasion army and beat oil spasmodic Japanese air attacks designed to disrupt preparations for an advance. Nine Japenese bombers and five fighters were shot down and three others probably destroyed without American loss Thursday, the second day of the invasion. Blast Cape Gloucester Striking at the source of the Japanese raids, escorted American heavy bombers dropped 232 tons of explosives 011 vape inuuvjcii.fi i drome. 50 miles northwest of Arawe. in two attacks, while patrol fighters 1 and attack planes destroyed or dam aged seven Japanese supply barges off the New Britain ccast. Some 90 miles southwest across Dampier and Vitiaz straits from Arawe. Australian forces neared the end of the first phase of their push up the coat of New Guinea's Huon Peninsula with the occupation of Lakona, 15 miles above Finschhafen and four and one-half miles northwest of Bonga. Occupation of Ladkona secured the western gatepost of Vitiaz Strait even as the capture of Arawe threatened it from the east. The Australians, aided bv Matilda tanks, drove the enemy into the Sanga River above Lakona, killing scores with artillery and machinegun fire. Wotje Atoll Blasted t c n j ,wice ,n iame Day Pearl Harbor. Dec. 18 (U.W A dusk raid on Wotje Atoll in the j Marshalls Wednesday second at- tack that day on the Japanese base was announced last night by Pacific fleet headquarters. Bomb hits were scored on enemy airdrome installations. The raid was carried out by army Liberators as part of the nearly continuous assaults on the six main Japanese strongholds in the Island cluster north of the Gilberts in the mid-Pacific. Earlier Wednesday other bombers had hit Wotje coincident with an attack on Taroa, in Male Lap Atoll. iF'-f i r PRICE HAGGLING is a pet pastime in Africa, and this lieutenant of the Army Exchange Service is in the midst of an orgument with an Arab over the cost of a hassock which eventually will be sold at the Algiers Post Exchange shop as a Christmas gift for some one in the Stales. Finds Many Child Delinquents Belong lo Clubs A substantial number of Juvenile delinquents are or were members of clubs or various other organizations, according to Victor L. Anfuso, chairman of the Italian Board of Guardians. Advocating "Individual, scientific treatment" of delinquent cases in an address last night in Claridge Hall, 13 Palmetto St., at a meeting called to form an organization of representatives of racial, nationalistic and religious groups to work in the Eastern section of Brooklyn, Anfuso declared: "It is fair for me to tell you that a large percentage of delinquents belonged to settlement houses or such clubs as the Boy Scouts of America. "All of which raises the very serious question of whether or not de-linquert careers can be headed off without establishing individual social case work relationships with the families." Says Surveys Support View He said surveys undertaken by social research groups have proved his contention, but the only survey he mentioned was one by the Institute of Human Relationships at Yale University, which, he said, found 92 percent of delinquency traceable to emotional disturbances. The other 8 percent, he said, was found to result from influence of crmpanionshlp in hish delinquency areas and low ethical standards of family life. "Society has fought the problem with a system of courts, prosecuting authorities, police, penal institutions and probation." he said. "But you can't solve the problem that way. In every neighborhood there should be a community organization to co-operate with the schools, the police and private sources to ferret out delinquent boys and girls and then have the proper agencies modify the facets which have produced delinquent tendencies." Roosevelt Reveals Plot to Kill 'Big 3' Continued from Pace 1 Russian compound, where Churchill made his residence. Stalin Pleaded With F. D. R. That night Stalin informed the President the Russians had found evidence of a German plot to destroy the leaders and pleaded the President used that word with the Chief Executive to move at once to I ttle safer confines of the Russian i.moassy. The Soviet quarters were regarded as the safest place in Teheran because they were situated in a walled compound. The British diplomatic establishment was next door and all Churchill had to do to Join Stalin was to step through an opening in the wall. The President accepted Stalin's Invitation next morning, spending only one night at the American Legation. He remained there until The end of his four-day visit in Teheran, safe behind the staunch walls of the Russian compound. Mr. Roosevelt told his news conference frankly that he did not take much stock in the plot. Members of his party did, however, and they were openly relieved to be back again on American soil. Aside from the plot which seemed to worry him little. Mr. Roosevelt said his talks with Churchill, Stalin and Chinese Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek were eminently successful. He seemed pleased with Stalin as a personality, saying both he and the Russian leader were alike in that they were both realists. He said his Inability to speak either Russian or Chinese was no bar to facile conversation with Stalin and Chiang through interpreters. Quits Cop 'Siberia' To Stop Boro Crime Continued from Page 1 County . grand Jury presentment which stated, "Additional police should be taken from other quarters of the city and stationed in this area. If the number of police available for this purpose is still insufficient the mayor has the power to employ special patrolmen . . to ask patrolmen to work overtime and pay them therefor." The Policemen's Benevolent Association is now conducting a poll of police sentiment on overtime. Jury Convenes Again Jan. 10 The August grand Jury will meet again Jan. 10. At the present time County Judge Louis Goldstein, who assiRned the jury to its probe, is recovering from flu in Florida. McDermott Silent on Change Inspector McDermott, who is reported to be in disfavor with certain high police officials, refused to make any comment on tire proposed change. One inside source stated: "This proposed change for McDermott BROOKLYN EAGLE, SATURDAY, DEC. 18, 1943 Fleeing Memory of Son's Death, L. I. Couple Die in Train Crash An Elmhurst couple who went to Florida to get away from the spectre of death after a fatal sect-dent to their son, found death themselves in the crash of the Tamiaml East Coast Champion with a streamliner near Lumberton, N. C. Mr. and Mrs. George Speldel of 40-28 78th St., both 68, had encountered tragedy before when their son, Elmer, died last month as a result of a 1 skull fracture received when he slipped on the street. Brokenhearted, they planned to go away and visit a daughter, Mrs. Wil-lette Sllkey in Miami. Both were killed in the wreck while returning to New York to spend Christmas with a second daughter, Mrs. Georgia Williams of Elmhurst. A son, Carol Speidel of Bayside. also survives. His father was a retired electrical worker. 3 Local Soldiers Die The War Department made public today the names of three Brooklyn and Queens army men who were killed in the crash. They are Pfc. Clifford O. Kalab of 90-33 184th St., Hollis: David Bloom of 3115 Brighton 4th St. and Pvt. James F. Cooney. Hamilton Beach. Among the injured was Corp. William H. Latz of 23-38 123d St., College Point. Mr. and Mrs. James M. Allerton of 1638 Brooklyn Ave. have been notified by the navy that their son, Seaman 2d Class Robert J. Aller-tc i, 18, also was killed. Young Allerton was stationed at Charleston, S. C. Just back from a shakedown cruise on a destroyer es Berlin Still Ablaze 2 Days After RAF Raid London, Dec. 18 (U.R) The glare of fires set by British bombers Thursday night still lighted the Winter sky above Berlin today, neutral reports said. The Royal Air Force bombing fleets were idle last night, presumably because of bad weather, after blasting the Reich capital with 1.500 tons of explosives. Travelers from Berlin arriving at Malmoe, Sweden, said the center and eastern sections of Berlin particularly were hard hit by the assault and that interurban traffic was paralyzed. Algiers Catches Humphrey Bogart Without His Gun Allied Headquarters. Algiers, Dec. 18 (U.R) Film badman Humphrey Bogart got caught In Algiers without his gat today and sorely in need of his mob. Bogart came to North Africa with the best of intentions to entertain the troops during a 12-week tour of army rest camps but his reputation as a screen killer preceded him. An Arab street urchin proclaimed htm as "you blankety blank gangster." A French waitress Insulted his wife in a mlxup over the language, and the U. S. Army lost all his baggage. "I need the entire mob to straighten all this out," Bogart snarled, "and I didn't even bring my gun, figured it would be like bringing coals to Newcastle." Bogart arrived with his wife, former film actress Mayo Methot, and USO veterans Don Cumming and Ralph Mark. Bogart feared that because his trunk bears the painted words "Humphrey Bogart, Seaman 2d Class," lt may have been turned over to the navy. Bogart waa a first-class seaman in the last war. When he tried to inject some home-made gags in a show on a naval vessel recently, he was "demoted." may be a distasteful one because the fight against crime is a losing one in that section. However, like all good soldiers, McDermott will go where he is ordered."' McDermott was in charge of detectives in Brooklyn for two years until May 24. 1940. On that date he was transferred to assume similar duties on Staten Island, known in police circles as "Siberia." and Inspector William T. Reynolds took over the Brooklyn command. It Is understood that Reynolds, deputy chief inspector in charge of the Brooklyn Squad East, will retain his post. At the time of McDermott's "exile." Police Commissioner Valentine admitted discussing it with District Attorney O'Dwyer, who. as a county Judge, severely rebuked McDermott in January, 1939, for alleged "snooping" in his courtroom. O'Dwyer. however, later retracted his verbal blast when an investigation proved that McDermott had been acting tinder orders. The competency of McDermott was not questioned. ODD but Inttfttlng A senei of foct ipontored occok i'Or-Qll by WtllrorW Ouniqon I Sort flPhtllp Nolan the mm without country , , , Un-jamln Fran kit n wrota tin tier thr nom tie plama of poor Richir4 (Poor Richard1 Almanac) . . . Calvin OoMtU rU a hiotorv of (he I nitert State In fiva hundred worrii . . t Rffthoven wrote ome of hi treatet work after be-cominc deaf. WIUUM DUNIGAN I SON Funeral ftfrrefrtrfr 141 DE KALI V(. HOOERS AVE. AND MONTGOMERY ST. Trl. MAIa 1.1 US LICENSES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MrfnjM No. E B-2228 hi." twn i.uc1 to the undriiffnrd to ll hetr At 3S9-A Clinton Street. Brooklyn, foi on-preTue.i. ronsumptlnn. BENNETT WEINSTKIV, SS9-A Clinton St., Brooklyn, N T. (11L't S tET Alt KAQLB WANT AD WORK FOR YOO CAU, maw -ett cort, he had been given a three-day leave and was on his way home. Born in Brooklyn, he received his education t Public School 198 and Midwod High School, graduating from the latter last June. He was active In athletics, playing on the high school basketball team and assisting in coaching: the baseball team. He also played basketball on the Flatbush Y. M. C. A. team. He Joined the navy July 4. Besides his parents he leaves a sister, Jean M. Allerton. Corporal Latz received only minor Injuries while returning from his base at Fort Moultrie, S. C, on a 14-iay furlough. He had planned to surprise his mother, whom he had not seen in six months. He is a graduate of Newtown High School and was an auto mechanic in civilian life. Private First Class Kalab. 25, was stationed at Moultrieville. S. C, and worked for a photo-engraving company in civilian life. He had not been home since August. Bloom, a printer, was 23 and was also stationed at Fort Moultrie. Hi parents report that he had been looking forward to this furlough anxiously for some time. Singer Grace Moore and her has. band, Valentin Parera, were passengers on the wrecked northbou'-d Atlantic Coast Line train and Miss Moore was injured slightly, frier.es of the couple revealed today. They arrived late yesterday and went to their hotel apartment, where a physician attended Miss Moore. She said she expects to keep a scheduled engagement in Washington tomorrow. Fog was said to have blanketed Berlin when the bomber forces estimated in Stockholm newspapers at between 500 and 600 planes came over and defenses were hamperd badly. Zurich dispatches said Nazi Interior Minister Heinrich Himmler had decreed all fire brigades must consist of at least 50 percent women and that mustering of classes for military training ranging from those born in 1888 and 1928-29 both ends of the age groups was imminent. Grace Morgan Dies In 20-Story Plunge Police were at a loss today to explain the 20-story death plunge of Mrs. Grace Fox, 32-year-old radio songstress known professionally as Grace Morgan, whose crumpled body was found in the street at Amsterdam Ave. and 86t'.i St, Manhattan. She and her husband, Harry Fox. Ne wYork manager of the Calvert Distillers Corporation, were seated in the kitchen of their apartment when she suddenly left the room, police said. From the 12th itory apartment, it was reported, ahe climbed the fire escape to the roof. No explanation for the act could be furnished by her husband. However, Mrs. Fox had complained of not feeling well a few moments before. When she failed to return from the roof, Mr. Fox. aided by Howard Gold, the victim's brother-in-law who had arrived, started a search and found her body 20 stories below on the pavement. Walter g.Coofa QiooaeotAmi DIGNIFIED At Lorn FUNERALS A . '150 OUR FUNERAL HOMES 151 Umtm mmm I Wiiliiifcilii 4-UW QUI ENS 154)-10 MM annm Mmiln -M7a SJ-32 Frtt Si I Kfmm 14M 15S-14 Itartk. tM, - FlnsNnf HM STATE ISLAND S7 1 FtrMtSr.Wnt SrtfMon-CI brartarl-HM WW "IMA TT AN 117 Wart 72inJ ttntt-THatitear 7-tTM 1451 First w mtmimitr 1 Wot MOtk StrMt-RrMid MM 165 1. Traunt AM.-UMNn 7-7700 347 WMn AwaM-MOtl Nm M27Z WISTCHIfTl 2U Mum iiiiic. ttMtt Mm 19 Una for (tvrtnmKMrt Na Obiwllw BANKRUPTCY NOTICES NuTlCb IS WfcRKBY IJIVtN THAT on lv. 10. 1943. ANOELO AIELLO was HfijudicAted bankrupt, and that the first mooting of creditors will be held at the (.. Office Buildinn. Room 209, Bronklvn. N. Y.. rm Deo. L'H. lni.'i. at 10:30 a.m.. at which lime the creditor may attend, prove th'-ir claim?, appoint a trustee, examine the bankrupt, and transact auch buaine.a aa may properly come before said meeting-. EUGENE F. O'CONNOR. Jr.. Referee. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT on Doc. 13, 1943. LOUIS ROGOFF" waa adjudicated bankrupt, and that the first meeting of credltora will be held at the Post Office Buildine. Room 209. Brooklyn. N. Y.. on Dec. 88, 1913, at 10:30 a.m.. at which time the creditors may attend, prove their claims, appoint a trustee, examine the bankrupt, and trancact such buslnepft as may properly come before aald meeting. EUGENE F. O'CONNOR JR . Refer.-. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT on Dec. 11. 194.1. WILLIAM PASKL-WIT7. w adniiiicalcd bankrupt, and that the first mooting of creditors will ho held at the Pot Office Buildln i. Room 209. Brooklvn. X. Y.. on Di-. CS. 1943. at 10 30 a.m.. at which lime the creditors may attend, pt.tve their claim.", uppoint a lrn.l.-e. and trana-'t eui'h buine.s as may properly come before said meting. EUGENE F. O CONNOR. JR.. Referee. Notice is hereby given that on Doc. 9, 1943. WILLIAM CHARLES HOUSTON waa adludicated bankrupt, and that the first mooting of credltora will be held at the Post Office Build-init. Room 209. Brooklvn. N. Y.. on Deo. 38. 1943. at 10:30 a.m., at which time the credltora may attend, prove their claims. aDnoint a trustee, examine the bankrupt, and transact such business as may properly come before si:d meeting. EUGENE F. O'CONNOR. Jr.. Referee NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TH.V on Do, 11. 1943 SAM WAGMAN was) sliudi''ateri bankrupl. and thai the ftt meeting of croditors will be he'd t the Poat Office Building. Room ; i Brooklyn, N. Y.. on Dec. 28. 1943. at 10 30 a.m., at which time the credltora may attend, prove their claim-. ap point a trust", examine the bankrupt, sud transact such business as may ptoperty mme before nd meeting. EUGENE F. O'CONNOR JR.. I Refere.

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