The Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn, New York on February 25, 1941 · Page 11
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Tuesday, February 25, 1941
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f) MRS. VV. F. DEVLIN, 47, DIES; " SUPREME DEPUTY, C. F. OF A. Mrs. Alice J. Devlin, supreme deputy of the Brooklyn Companions f the Forest of America, died uddenly yesterday at her home, VI 41st St. She was 47. Born In Manhattan, Mrs. Devlin had been a resident of Brooklyn for nearly 40 years. At the time of her death she was employed in the old age division of the City Department of Welfare. She, had previously been Janet Van Siclen, Borough Teacher Miss Janet Bergen Van Siclen of 4558 Kings Highway, a teacher at Public School 157, died yesterday In Peck Memorial Hospital. She was A native of Brooklyn, Miss Van Siclen was a life long resident of the borough. Sne was a graduate of Hunter College and a member of the Protestant Teachers' Association. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Van Siclen; a sister. Mrs. Ella V. S. Nessler and a niece, Marion J. Nessler. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 pm. i tomorrow at her residence. Burial will be in Green-Wood Cemetery. Funeral Services Held For Miss Emma Paulding , Huntington, Feb. 25 Funeral services for Miss Emma Paulding, daughter of the late Rear Admiral Hiram Paulding, Civil War naval officer, were held yesterday afternoon in St. John's Episcopal Church here, with the Rev. Albert E. Greanoff, rector, officiating. The Rev. Henry Bogart of Huntington, retired Episcopal minister, assisted. Miss Paulding, a granddaughter Of John Paulding, Revolutionary War ;iero, lived for years at 1 Elm 6t. here, where she died Saturday. She was in her 92d year. Following the services burial took place In Huntington Rural Cemetery, Miss Edna A. Cottrell Funeral services for Miss Edna A. Cottrell, a teacher for 20 years at Public School 152, Glenwood Road and E. 23d St., who died on Sunday at her home, 1434 Glenwood Road, will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. at her residence. Miss Cottrell. who was 49, is survived by two sisters, Hazel M. Cottrell and Helen J. Cottrell. Alston, Florence Mattson, Charles Bouchard, Meyer, Diederich , Frederick Moehring, William Butler, Eugene G. Mooney, James J. Callaghan, John J. Morrell, James W. Carroll, Nelson, Emelie S. Catherine Nelson, Gertrude Cottrell, Edna A. Scofield.Eda DeBold, Catherine Selig, Bertha Devlin, Alice Siebert, Theresa Driscoll, George F. Sinn, Henrietta C. Duffy, Patrick Vanlngen, Grasso, Rachel Edward A. T, i Harper, Martha ?n Siclen, Heist, Delia Janet Bergen Holtorf , Frieda H. Van Wyck, Hopke, Mary Frederick Kelly, Edward Whitten, Magulre, Robert H Virginia M. ALSTON FLORENCE, on Feb- ruary 24, of 115-23 147th Street, South Ozone Park. Services Tuesday, 8 p.m. Funeral Wednesday, 1 p.m. Interment Evergreens Cemetery. Reposing at Funeral Home of Nicholas Blasius Jr. and Son, 710 Knickerbocker Avenue. BOUCHARD Suddenly, on Feb-,ruary 22, 1941, at Miami, Florida, FREDERICK, beloved husband of Ellen S., devoted father of Mrs. Mary Betz, Mrs. Archibald McKin-ny, Miss Rhea Bouchard, Ralph and Morton S. Bouchard. Reposing at William Dunigan and Son Chapel, i Kogers Avenue ana Montgomery Street. Solemn mass of requiem Our Lady of Refuge R. C. Church, Ocean and Foster Avenues, on Thursday, February 27, at 10 a.m. Interment Holy cross Cemetery, BUTLER Monday, February 24, 1941, EUGENE G. BUTLER beloved husband of Loretta (nee Foley) and loving father of Eleanor and John, brother of Genevieve Torpey and Louise Sand, at his home, 6646 Sedgwick Place. Funeral Thursday. Solemn requiem mass Our Lady of Angels Church, 10 a m, CALLAGHAN JOHN J., on February 23, 1941, at his residence, 90-44 184th Place, Hollis; beloved husband of Frances and loving father of John E and Edward F.; also survived by three brothers, Dr. E. A., Kenneth P. and David, and one uncle, George P. Callaghan. Solemn requiem mass at St. Gerard's R, C. Church on Thursday at 10 a.m. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery. James C. Martin, director. 134 of out last 1000 services coit less than $200 including crmeter) (barges Fairchild sous tMORTlCIANS S LFFFERTS PLACE BROOKLYN Punk K. Fairchild. Linsr Our TtUphtnt Sntr Slupi MAio 2-J-00 JAMAICA H I'lHINO OAIDIN CITY teacher In Our Lady of Angels parochial school and at one time was a Nazarene nurse. She U survived by her husband. William P. Devlin; her mother, Mrs. Mary Kreichel: a son. George Devlin, and two sisters, Mrs. John Hassett and Mrs. John McGowan. A solemn requiem mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday in St. Michael's H. C. Church. 4th Ave. and 42d St. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. John J. Callaghan, Insurance Attorney John J. Callaghan, 54, an attorney who was associated with the New York Casualty Company, Manhattan, for the last 12 years, died Sunday after a brief illness of a heart attack. His home was at 90-44 184th Place. Hollis. A native of Brooklyn, he was educated at Fordham University and was a member of the Royal Arcanum. He was a son of the late Dr. David E. Callaghan and is survived by his widow, Frances; two sons, John E. and Edward F. Callaghan; three brothers, Kenneth P., David and Dr. E. A. Callaghan, and his uncle, George P. Callaghan. Manslaughter Plea Ends Slaying Trial Giro Ligourl. 29, of 108 Stryker St., interrupted his trial yesterday before County Judge John J. Fitzgerald and a Jury to plead guilty to a charge of manslaughter in the first degree, armed with a gun. Ligouri was remanded for sentence. The penalty for the manslaughter charge is 10 to 20 years in jail, and for the gun charge, an additional five to ten years, Ligourl was on trial for the second time on the charge that he fatally shot Nicholas Cosaluzzo on Oct. 24, 1938. at Avenue X and McDonald Ave. The defendant was alleged to have suspected Cosaluzzo of having been one of the bandits who had held him up several weeks earlier. With a co-defendant, William Panaro, 22. Ligourl was found guilty of fecond degree murder after a trial last June, but the Court of Appeals reversed the verdict. Panaro. granted a severance, is awaiting trial for the second time. CARROLL CATHERINE F., suddenly, at her home, 237 Dean Street, on Sunday, February 23. She is survived by two sisters, Mary E. and Anna Braun; a brother, Joseph A.; a niece, Marie C. Braun, and two nephews, William F. and Joseph V. Braun. Solemn requiem mass St. Paul's R. C. Church, Court and Congress Streets, at 10 a.m., on Wednesday. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. COTTRELL On Sunday, Feb. 23, 1941, EDNA A sister of Hazel M. and Helen J. Cottrell. Service at her residence, 1434 Glenwood Road, Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. DE BOLD CATHERINE, at her home, 466 Decatur Street, Monday, Feb. 24. beloved sister of John. Mar tin, Lillian and Mrs. Julius Roehlm, and the late Rev. Francis DeBold. Funeral Thursday, 9:30 a.m., from her home. Solemn requiem mass 10 o'clock at the R. C. Church of St. Benedict. Interment St. John's Cemetery. James H. Shevlln, director. DEVLIN On February 24, ALICE J., of 571 41st Street, supreme deputy of Brooklyn, Companions of the Forest of America, beloved wife of William F., and devoted mother of George Devlin; daughter of Mary and the late Henry Kreichel; sister of Mrs. John Hassett, Mrs. John McGowan. Funeral from Schaefer's Funeral Parlors, 4th Avenue at 42d Street, on Thursday, February 27, at 9:30 a.m.; requiem mass St. Michael's R. C. Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, DRISCOLL GEORGE F., at his home, 597 2d Street, Brooklyn, after a long illness; survived by his wife, Harriet I, and four sons, Fred J George F. Jr., David J. and John J.; also 12 grandchildren. Funeral Thursday, 9:30 a.m., from his home, with a solemn requiem mass at St. Saviour's R. C. Church, 8th Avenue and 6th Street, at 10 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, DUFFY PATRICK, of 1868 E. 38th Street, Brooklyn, on February 23, 1941. Survived by wife, Ellen; six sons and one daughter; member of Baron De Kalb, K. of C; John Ott .Democratic Club. Requiem nuiAS on Thursday', 10 a.m., at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Hendrick-son Street. Interment Calvary Cemetery. GRASSO RACHEL, of 418 4th Avenue, wife of Joseph. Requiem mass Wednesday, 10 a.m., St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Reposing Chapel Joseph G. Duffy, 237 9th Street. HARPER MARTHA ELIZABETH, on February 24, 1941, beloved mother of Joseph. Services at the Fiespler Funeral Home, 3358 Fulton Street, near Crescent Street, Cypress Hills. Wednesday. 8 p.m. Funeral Thursday, 10 am. Interment Evergreens Cemetery. Amy Colegaie Left Estate of $20,000 19 Cousins and Friends, Church Charities Named, 1 Cash bequests of $28,100 ar con- . I tained In the will of Amy B. Cole-gate, 135 Van Buren St., filed for probate in Surrogate's Court today. , She died Feb. 15. The petition with the will fixes the value of the es-i tate simply as "more than $20,000 in 1 personal property." After various bequests of jewelry and personal effects the will leaves to Annie Oldrey, a iriend, 480 Crand Ave., $500; Lily Nostrand, a friend. 135 Van Buren St., $2,000; Harold H. and Harold N. Hume, cousins, Galnsville, Fla., $2,000 each; Edward G. Hume, cousin, Florala, Ala., $2,000; Lizzy Johnson and Alfred Stevens, cousins, London, England, $2,000 each; Cecil and Olive Warner, cousins, 1078 E. 43d St., $2,000 each; Ada Huck, cousin. Nut-ley, N. J., $2,000; Amy Short, friend, 124 Berkeley Place, $5,000; Gertrude Davy, friend, 902 President St., $500; Edith Reid, friend, 308 Decatur St., $500; William H. Orr Jr., Westfield, N. J., $300; Elizabeth Orr, Westfield, N. J., $300; Ida LeVere, friend, 93-35 I 202d St., Hollis, $500; Fannie Hastings, friend, 2208 Ditmas Ave., $500. Also Embury M. E. Church, Decatur St. and Lewis Ave., $500; Methodist Episcopal Hospital, $500; ' Brooklyn Deaconess Home of M. E. : Church, 902 President St., $500; j Methodist Episcopal Church Home, : 920 Park Place, $500; Women's Society of Christian Service of the Embury M. E. Church, $500. The residuary estate is left : equally to a cousin, Emilie G. Hume ' of Galnsville, Fla., and Mildped ! Young, a friend, 4 Terrace Drive, I Port Washington, who also receive I cash bequests of $6,000 and $2,000, ! respectively. James W. Morrell James W. Morrell, stationer and printer, died at his home, 302 Park-side Ave., yesterday. Born in Brooklyn and a lifelong resident of the borough, Mr. Morrell was a member of the board of trustees of the Lenox Road Bap tist Church, of which he had been ! a member for nearly 50 years. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Emma C. Morrell, a daughter, Mil- died A. Morrell, and a son, Lester I G. Morrell. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday at nis residence. WHEN OCT OF TOWN REGISTER FROM BROOKLYN D E AT H S HEIST DELIA, on February 23, at her residence, 467 42d Street, mother of Helen Rubinate and sister of Nellie O'Hara, Requiem mass Thursday, February -27, at 9:30 a.m., St. Michael's R. C. j Church. Interment Calvary Cem-j etery. M. J. Calandrillo, Director. i HOLTORF On February 24, 1941, fttiiiUA xiAriiN ot Matawan, N. J., beloved mother of Gerard Holtorf, devoted daughter of Anna loving sister of George and Chris Hahn. Services at Fred Herbst Sons Memorial, 7501 5th Avenue, Wednesday, I 9 p.m. Interment Green-Wood Cemetery, HOPKE MArtY JANE (nee j Hedworth), on February 23, 1941, beloved wife of Adolph H.; mother of Maria Swarbrick, Dora Winham, Matilda Steinmacher, Adolph W., John E and Theodore Hopke; sister of Margaret Eckstein. Reposing at Wetgand Brothers Funeral Home, 207 Nassau Avenue. Funeral Thursday, 2 pm. Interment following at Mount Olivet Cemetery. KELLY EDWARD J., on Febru-' ary 23, 1941, beloved brother of John and James; loving nephew of Mrs. Delia Joyce. Reposing at the M. J. Smith Memorial, 248 Prospect Park West, until Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.; requiem mass Holy Name Church. MAGUIRE On Monday, Feb. 24, 1941, ROBERT H., beloved son of John A. and Ruth Harrington Ma-guiie; brother of John and Donald Maguire. Funeral from the Fair-child Chapel, 86 Lefferts Place, Wednesday, 9:15 a.m. Mass at St. Saviour's Church, 8th Avenue and 6th Street, at 10 a.m. MATTSON CHARLES P, on Monday, Feb. 24, beloved father of 1 Frank O. Mattson of 441 42d Street, j Funera services at John H. Ho m- lin Parlors, 5215 7th Avenuflon Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 8 p.m. Interment Green-Wood Cemetery, Thursday at 2 p.m. MEYER Suddenly, on February 24, 1941, DIEDERICH, beloved husband of Lillian A. and father of Mrs. Grace L. Wood. Funeral services at Roenimele's Funeral Church, 1230 Bushwlck Avenue, on Wednesday, February 26, at 7:30 p.m. : MOEHRING WILLIAM H., on February 25, beloved husband of ; the late Emma L. mee Selbers), : father of Helen L William H. Jr. and Lester A.; brother of Sophie Sperling. Funeral services Febru ary 37, 8:30 p.m., at his residence, 461 Eastern Parkway. Funeral Friday, February 28, at 10 a.m. Interment Evergreens. MOONEY February 24, JAMES J beloved husband of Jessel (nee McOuIre) and father of James. Funeral Thursday, 9:30 a.m., from his residence, 119 Nelson Street. Requiem mass St. Mary Star of the 8?a Church. Edward J. O'Brien, Short Story Editor London. Feb. 25 UPh Edward Joseph O'Brien, 50, American writer, editor and European story chief of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Stu- i dios. died Friday at his home in Cross' uckl,amfi"Qn O Bnen was born Dec. 10, 1890, in Boston, and was educated at Boston College and Harvard Uni versity. He edited annual volumes entitled the Best Short Stories, beginning In 1915, and the Best British Short Stories, beginning in 1921. He also edited the Masque of Poets. 1918; the Great Modern English Stories, 1919; Modern English Short Stories, 1930; the Twenty-five Finest Shqrt Stories, 1931; Modern American Short Stories, 1932, and New English Short Stories,' 193. He married Romer Wilson ln,-f923. Two years after her death In 1930 he married Ruth Gorgel. Besides the widow, a son and two daughters survive. William Dow, 67, Ran Fishing Boat Special to the Brooklyn Eagle Central Islip, Feb. 25 Services will be held tomorrow at 1:30 pjn. at the Church of the Messiah here for William Dow of Carlton Ave., who was head barber for 27 years at the Central Islip State Hospital until his retirement several years ago. He died at his home Sunday evening at the age of 67 after a short Illness. Mr. Dow was owner and captain during the past two years of a fishing party boat, which was stationed in Islip. He was president of the Bobby Burns Club, also known as the Caledonia Club. He will be buried following the services in the church cemetery here. Surviving are his widow, Daisy, and the following children, Allen, James, Edith and Muriel, all of the Carlton Ave. address; Mrs. Marguerite Dow Isham of Bright-waters and William Dow Jr., engineer at Pilgrim State Hospital. He also left two brothers, George of Central Islip, and John, who lives in California. Sanford Ironside Services will be held at 8 o'clock tonight at the Fairchild Chapel, 86 Lefferts Place, for Sanford Ironside, of 30 Westminster Road, superintendent of the Fanny Farmer Candy Shops, Inc., 83 Clifton , Place, who died Saturday. He was born in Toronto and is survived by his idow, Mrs. Edythe Ironside; a daughter, Miss Edythe M. Ironside, and two sisters. MORRELL JAMES W., on February 24, beloved husband of Emma C, father of Mildred A. and Lester G. Morrell. Services at his residence, 302 Parkside Avenue,Thursday,8 p.m. NELSON GERTRUDE, formerly of 33 Schermerhorn Street, on February 22, dear wife of Gustave and loving mother of Jake Berg. Funeral services Wednesday, 2 p.m., at Cronin's, Inc., Chapel, 115 Atlantic Avenue. Interment Cypress Hills Cemetery. NELSON Feb. 23, 1941, at her residence, 453 E. 49th Street, EMELIE S., beloved mother of Edmund G. and Stella N. Ethler. Eastern Star service, Balder Chapter 829, Ericson and Ericson's Chapel, 500 State Street, Tuesday, 8 p.m. Religious services, Wednesday, 2 p.m. SCOFIELD Suddenly Monday, February 24, 1941, EDA, sister of Elizabeth S. Eddy and Frederic C. Scofield. Services at the Fairchild Chapel, 86 Lefferts Place, Thursday, 8 p.m. Interment Orient, L. I. SIEBERT THERESA, on February 24, 1941, Funeral Thursday, 9:30 a.m., from the home of her nephew, Arthur J. Tucker, 117-69 142d Street, South Ozone Park; thence to the R. C. Church of St. Clement Pope, where mass will be offered. Interment Calvary Cemetery. SELIG On February 22, 1941, In Chicago, 111., BERTHA NORDEN, beloved wife of the late Louis and fond mother of Lloyd, Lester and Mrs. Max Epstein. Funeral private. SIHN HENRIETTA C, on Feb. 23; widow of Charles Sihn; beloved sister of Sophie Mathews, Mary Milehlhaus and Helena Schultz. Services at her residence, 831 E 38ih Street, Tuesday, 8 p.m. Interment family mausoleum, Lutheran Cemetery. VAN INGEN On Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1941, EDWARD A. T. VAN INGEN of 1537 E. 23d Street, husband of the late Catherine and father of Edmund F. and Bernard J., and brother of Mrs. Catherine Edge. Reposing at, Funeral Home, 187 S. Oxford Street. Funeral Friday. Requiem mass nt Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 10 a.m, Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. 3n n3rmotiam The E.igle has published t booklet of "In Memoriam" Verges You may obtain i copy of this booklet, without charge, by calling an Ad Taker at MAin 4-(200. Bouchard Rites Set for Thursday Mass to Be Said in Boro For Black Tom Blast Hero A solemn requirm msu for Capt. Frederick Bouchard, president of the Bouchard Transportation Company and a hero of the Black Tom explosion in 1916. who died Saturday at his Winter home at Hollywood, Fla.. will be celebrated on Thursday In Our Lady of Refuge R. C. Church, Ocean and Foster Avenues. Captain Bouchard, who lived at 731 E. 22d St . won national renown at the rL-k of his life during the series of explosions which destroyed millions of dollars worth of explosives awaiting shipment to the Allies in the World War. he took his tug from her berth at the Erie Basin and towed the 4,000-ton Brazilian steamer Tijoca Rico and a schooner out of danger. Eugene T. Dutz Funeral services for Eugene T. Duts, a retired druggist, who died Saturday at his home, 451 E. 22d St., were held last night at Bethlehem Evangelical Church, Flat-bush. Mr. Dutz, who was a native of Germany, was in business at Argyle Road and E. 13th St., for 28 years and retired last October. He formerly was secretary" of the Apothecary Society of New York. His widow; a daughter, Mrs. Irm-gard Homan, and a son, Alfred survive. Mother Dies, Soldier Sought Continued from Page 1 mother's condition. She was gasping for air and it frightened him. He called the police and they summoned an ambulance which took his mother to Unity Hospital. Double pneumonia complicated by her cardiac condition was too much for her weak resistance. Mrs. Reid died at 5 a.m. today, shortly before Sylvester, summoned by hospital authorities, arrived. Dazed, the boy told the hospital officials he had not eaten anything since yesterday morning. But that didn't matter. The thought of his mother being buried in potter's field tortured him. Police said the Reids had no relatives and that they were trying to notify Harold. Sylvester doesn't know what he will do. VAN SICLEN JANET BERGEN, on February 24, beloved daughter of John H, and Ella Van Siclen, sister of Ella V. S. Nessler and aunt of Marion J. Nessler. Services at her residence, 4558 Kings Highway, Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. Interment Green-Wood Cemetery. VAN WYCK-On Sunday, February 23, 1941, FREDERICK VAN WYCK, at the Hotel Grosvenor, New York City, beloved uncle of Gertrude Vanderveer Breckon. Service at the Fairchild Chapel, 86 Lefferts Place, on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. WHITTEN At Belleville, N. J., February 23, VIRGINIA M. HARRISON, wife of William N. Whitten. Funeral from Kiernan Funeral Home, 101 Union Avenue, Belleville. Requiem mass Holy Family Church, Nutley, Wednesday, 10 a.m. Interment St. John's Cemetery. In emorfam BURNS In loving memory of a devoted husband and father, MATTHEW A. Passed away February 26, 1939. Mass Wednesday, 8 o'clock, St. Thomas Aquinas. WIFE and SONS. DOYLE In birthday remembrance of a devoted wife and mother, ANNE DOYLE. Died October 9, 1938. Masses offered. HUSBAND, SONS, DAUGHTERS. KANE In loving memory of our sister, MARJORIE GRACE, who passed away February 25, 1940. j Take her In Thine arms, dear Lord, And ever let her b I A messenger of love Between our hearts and Thee. The FAMILY, i ! MILLS In loving memory of THOMAS MILLS, who died Febru- ary 25, 1936, Son, WILLIAM. O LOUGHLIN In cherished nnd everlasting memory of my dear husband, MICHAEL J. Died February 25, 1936. Masses offered. MARGARET. Walter g. Cook DIGNIFIED AsLow&m FUNERALS At tJJ OUR FUNERAL HOMES MOONIVN 151 Linda Baatavard-BUcamlratM' 4-1200 ....SO Sva tfta-MAm 2S85 12U FUtbuak W eUckmnstar 2-02M-7 QUICNS 150-10 HIIMd nniN-llmale 0-M70 3-32 Ftmat ftnmw-HEgaman 3-0000 Ut-14 Norlk. Mvd.-tNdwndtiK 3-0600 BTATIN ItAAND N kadi St, StapMon-Ubraltar 74100 MasmaTTaft 117 Waal 774 ItrMt-TRafalf w 7-0700 14S1 First mM RHIntlandw 44100 MONK 1 Watt 190th StrMt-RAvmcnd 1-1900 1S E. Traamt -lUdlow 7-2700 347 WiHIs Annus-MOti Ham 0-0272 S wcarcHcsTia 714 MamaraMct A.areia-WtiHt taki 39 (W rM"" WrlH far llhurmtttl lkft "0"-N Owtlo Gets Two-Year Term i In $343,000 Theft ; Joseph W. Burden. 56-year-old i investment adviser and over-the-J counter securities dealer, today pre-I pared to begin serving a two to j four years sentence in Sing Sing imposed by Judge George L. Don-nellan in Manhattan General Sessions. Burden, socially prominent son-in-law of Cyril Maude, the English actor, had pleaded guilty to one of 11 counts in thefts totaling about $343,000 from friends and the estates of friends of his family. His guilty plea was to the specific charge that he accepted $6,600 from Robert E. Sherwood, the playwright in September, 1939. when he knew he was insolvent. G. F. Driscoll, Boro Builder Continued from Page 1 partment to build the army air base at Trinidad. His company has built many schools and other public works throughout the city. These include the Andrew Jackson and Grover Cleveland High Schools, in Queens; the United States Parcel Post Building, in Manhattan; the Canal Street Postoffice, in Manhattan, and the Kings County Nurses Home. Other work which the company has handled includes sections of the West Side Highway in Manhattan and the Jamaica Sewage Treatment Works in Queens. For several years prior to the organization of his own business, Mr. Driscoll worked on construction of the State Capitol at Albany. He was also one of the founders and directors of the Lafayette National Bank of Brooklyn of which at one time he was a vice president. He was active in the Brooklyn Lodge of Elks and at one period was a trustee of the organization for 12 years. He was also a member of the Huntington Crescent Club, the Cathedral Club of Brooklyn, the St. Patrick's Society, the Emerald Society, the St. Albans Golf Club, the National Democratic Club and the Anvil Chorus. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Harriet I. Driscoll; four sons, George F. Driscoll Jr., David J., Fred J. and John J. Driscoll, and 12 grandchildren. A solemn requiem mass will be sung at 10 a.m. on Thursday in the St. Saviour's R. C. Church, 8th Ave. and 6th St. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. THE WEATHER Official Weather Report of the U. 8. Weather Bureau (Eastern Standard Tlmei FEB. 25, 1941 FORECAST Snow flurrle tonlht. moderate southerly winds, not quite ao cold. Wednesday, cloudy and colder afternoon and night, increasing west to northwest winds. Pair and colder Thursday. Lowest temperature expected toniaht, 22. Average tomorrow, 34 degrees. WEATHER OBSERVATIONS Follnwina are weather observations taken at 1 30 a.m. 73th meridian time today T'mi'l'rM Low Hllp. Weather Bsram- Tm. 24 4 1M a.m. atar 7:30 a m. Hri. M v New Ynrk City CI 30 12 26 24 37 36 36 42 15 13 26 36 30 28 41 32 30 42 0 -6 12 22 21 36 25 22 16 34 43 43 46 35 34 42 14 14 40 34 33 34 27 25 35 38 38 41 24 23 32 28 28 35 -10 -10 16 46 45 61 45 33 45 27 24 36 56 56 57 24 24 38 28 25 37 55 53 64 29 71 68 73 S 8 36 -l 17 47 46 49 48 47 55 32 32 36 27 26 38 50 48 57 24 24 32 17 14 38 35 34 50 35 35 50 45 44 1 30 28 35 33 32 51 I 42 42 53 j 48 47 58 I 38 37 50 62 59 67 31 29 42 73 71 82 Abilene Albany CI 30 05 CI 30.07 Atlanta -C 30.00 Atlantic Ciiy-Baltimore I 30.13 CI 30O9 Bismarck CI 30.29 Boston PC 30 07 Buffalo CI 29 99 Butte PC 29 86 Charleston R Chattanooga R Chicago C 29 96 30.10 30.22 Cincinnati PC 30.13 Cleveland CI 30 04 Dallas CI 30.12 Denver R 29 82 Detroit 8 30 04 Dululh C 30 29 El Paso PC 29.77 Galveston CI 30 06 Indianapolis PC 30 13 Jacksonville CI 29 94 Kansas City CI 30.26 Long B'ch. L. I.-CI 30.14 Los Angeles CI 29.93 Louisville 30.14 Miami PC 29 Milwaukee C 3023 Minneapolis -C 30.36 Mobile -CI 3002 New Orleans CI 3000 Okiahom City CI 30 14 Philadelphia CI 30 11 Phoenix -CI 29 85 -CI 30 06 Pittsburgh Portland. Me -CI 30 03 Portland, Ore. PC 30 04 Raleigh S 30.11 Sacramento Bt. Louis PC 29 96 -CI 30.21 Salt Lake City C 29.99 San Antonio CI 30 08 San Francisco C 29 99 Sealtle C 29 99 Tampa CI 29 90 Washington PC 3007 Havana -PC 29 91 C-Clear: Cl-Cloudy: PC-Parily cloudy; R-Rain; f-Foggy; 8-Snoi Sl-Sleet. Highest temperature New York City same date last year 39. Lowest temperature New Vork City same date last year 18. Lowest temperature New York City this morning 24 at 3 40 a m. SHIPPING ARRIVING TODAY I STEAMER LINE FROM AI.(,()M)1 IN. Clydr-Ma'.iory . Miami CITY OF BIRMINGHAM, 8v. Savannah MCNAROO, Munargo Havana ORIKNTF., Cuba Mall, . . . Havana ROBF.RT E. LEE, Old Dominion Norfolk TOMORROW Jacksonville Lisbon . Ffb. 14 Cartagena . FVb. 18 DFF4KTIRE OF VESSELS TODAY FOR SAILS SEMINOLE, Clyde-Mailor smoNEY. Amprican Expcr. VEBAlil'A, Unltfd Fruil STEAMER LINE CHATEAU THIERRY, U, S CHEROKEE CITY OF CHATTANOOC, (,K)R(iE WASHINGTON MEXICO, CilbH Mail MORMACPORT, Moore-MtCormlck , . S:m Juan Charleston Savannah . Norfolk: Havana B: nn Alrfs . . 5 00 p m TOMORROW Al.fiONOI'lN, Clydr-Mai ory Miami MEIIINA. Cuba Mail Proureisn ORIF.NTK, Cuba Mall Havana ROBERT E. LEE, Old Dnminion Norfolk TACHIRA, Orsce MararaibcJ TALAMANCA, United Fruit . . Carlasena TRANSATLANTIC AIR MAIL (LsOuardls Field) ARRIVALS FROM PLANE YANKEE CUPPER DIXIE CLIPPER Lisbon Lisbon DEPARTl RES PLANE FOR DIXIE CLIPPER Rfrnnida Horta. Lisbon --ATLANTIC CLirPI R - Bermuda Horta Lisbon Malls tloaa Mil II Oenersl Postoffiri, 3 pm. at Churrh Ot. Annei, 3 30 a m. at Otsnd Centra; and S 30 a.m. al MotWn Anutx, BROOKLYN EAGLE, TUESDAY. FEB. 25, 1941 Nazi Blitz Chief In Rumania ! Continued from Page I an intensive overhauling of the , Bulgarian road system to facilitate troop movements, taking advantage i of a thaw. For weeks snow made I road work impossible. The Germans were said to be concentrating ! on north and south roads, toard the Turkish and Greek frontiers, and to be using Bulgarian labor.) Officials denied the Germans had taken over Tcbam Koria, but refused a permit to visit the resort. According to Information from other sources, the Germans have taken oer all of the approximately 200 villas, owned by rich Bulgarians, In the resort and King Boris' own villa. The entire resort Is situated in a forest and it Is difficult to detect it from the air. There is a good road to Sofia. Germans have practically taken over Sofia's largest hotel. Phone Service Disrupted Berlin. Feb. 25 (U.R Telephonic communications between Berlin and Sofia were reported "disturbed" today and long distance operators said they could not tell when normal service would be restored. (Zurich, Switzerland, reported an Inability to telephone Sofia). A spokesman for the Bulgarian legation said that he believed the "disturbance" was due to the weather. He said the legation talked with Sofia yesterday and that all was quiet. He added that he be-lbved no political significance should be attached to the Interruption of telephone service. Report Eden Flying to Adana Istanbul, Feb. 25 Wj Unofficial but apparently reliable reports said today that Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden and Gen. Sir John G. Dill, chief of the British Imperial General Staff, were flying today from Cairo to Adana, southern Turkey, on their way to Ankara for a consultation with Turkish leaders. i r.aen ana uenerai dm presuma-I bly will fly from Egypt to Pales- I tine th.n llin. e.,,l an territory. One reason for the secrecy Is believed to be the desire to keep beyond reach of Italian planes, British Blast U-Boat Base Continued from Page 1 directions with many sticks of their heaviest bombs. According to the Air Ministry all planes returned safe. Its communique indicated strong belief that the Admiral Hipper, sister ship of the Bluecher which Norwegian shore batteries sank at the outset of the German invasion of Norway, must have been hit by the bombs. Royal Air Force planes took off only a few hours after Hitler had made his speech to raid Brest for the 41st time since the Germans established themselves there and the fourth time in as many nights. One of Heaviest Raids Aviation quarters reported that the raid was one of the heaviest and most Concentrated of the war. Brest, at the southern end of the invasion coast, Is at the tip of France's Brittany peninsula which juts out Into the sea 140 miles south of Plymouth to separate the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay. Germany is reported to be making increasing use of it as a base and concentration point for submarines which are to operate In the Spring campaign. Well-Informed quarters asserted that Britain had been preparing for months for German submarine warfare on an unprecedented scale and was ready for it. Blasted for 2 Houn The attack on Brest started at 8 o'clock and continued for two hours, the Air Ministry said. "A very heavy load of the most powerful bombs used for targets of this kind was dropped on docks where a Hipper class cruiser was berthed." It added. NEWS AT NEW YORK PIER TIME 10 00 am 7:00 am 1 00 pm 00 pm 3 00 pm Ffh. Ffb. 34. NR. Canal St 4(1. NR. Charles 6t 18t h SI, Hoboken 14. NR. Ftillon St 25, NR. Franklin St Frb. 23. Feb. 24. 34. NR. Canal 8t F Jpy City 7. NR. Rector St 7 .00 am AM 8 00 am MAILS CLOSE PIER 58th St, Brooklyn 34. NR ... . 4R. NR '.'5 NR 13 KR. Wall S: 26 St. Hobokrn Noon Noon . . S 00 p m Noon 11:00 am . R 00 am : 5 00 pm . Noon 14 NR Canal & Warren St. Brooklyn 14 NR Fulton St 35. NR Franklin St 57, NR W 15th 81 . 9. NR. Rector 8'. . Noon II 30 am 1 00 pm . 4 00 pm . Noon . 5 Of) p m . 4 00 pm 2 00 pm 1 00 pm TIME Today -f M a m Saturday 1 1 ME - Today fi 30 s m tomorr '-' 11 Miss Schenck, 79; Old Settlers' Kin Former Educator's Family Founded Town Miss Aletta Van Wyck Schenck. member of an old Brooklyn family and a descendant of the Dutch families of Schenck and Brett that founded the community of Fishklll, N. Y., died on Sunday at her home. 390 Riverside Drive, Manhattan, at the age of 79. A native of Brooklyn, Miss Schenck was at one time a member of the staff of Teachers College, Columbia University. Among her ancestors were Lt. Roger Brett of the British Navy and Francis Rom-bouts, who was Mayor of New York in 1679. Her parents were the late Oscar and Cornelia Ann Brett Schenck. She is survived by a sister. Miss Matilda Brett Schenck, with whom she lived, and a brother, Charles N. Schenck of Tenafly. N. J. U.S. 5th Column Activity Seen Continued from Page 1 being used by the fifth columnists.'' she said. In many cases, she added, persons unintentionally allow themselves thus to be used. She pointed out that similar tactics of creating distrust of national leaders were used Just prior to the Nazi Invasion of Norway. The lend lease bill was denounced by Mrs. Taft because "it gives to one man the right to scrap the American pattern and could lead us into war." If the bill passes, she said, "England will not be running the war the President of the United States will be running the war." U. S. Wants to Legalize Weaker Brands of Liquor Washington, Feb. 25 (IP) The Treasury proposed today to legalize weaker brands of whisky, brandy, rum and giq. A hearing was called for March 18 on the proposal to reduce the minimum proof of these liquors from 80 to 60 percent. At the same time testimony will be taken on labeling proposals Intended to prevent any tieup between liquor and the defense program. RUCTION 'f I Public Administrator's Sale SAM KANNEV. Auctioneer, Will aell on Thursday, February 27th. 1941, at 10:30 .m.. at the Public Administrator Store Room. Municipal Building, Room B-10. in the basement. Brooklyn, N. Y.. household furniture, consisting of: DininK room and llvmsr room furniture, bedroom furniture, rui-'S and carpets, a lartfe lot uf hooks, trunks, valises, barrels and contents. ANTIQI E FURNITURE such a. chairs, twins' tables and mirror, ladies' and nun clothing, fur coats, fine lot of silver-plated ware, larjf assortment of radios, bundles of bedding, fine lot of crockery and bnc-a-brac, other goods too numerous to mention. By Order of William V. Elliott Public Administrator. Kings County. I Auctioneer's Teb-phnne CAnal 6-1427. o f lag Displayed. f24-3t SHERIFFS SALE HERMAN DAHUT Sheriff's Auctioneer Sells Wednesday. Feb. 26. 1941, 10:00 A M , at 35 Vork St.. Brooklyn, New York, all the rifht, Hitle and Interest which the defendant, Kotena Airtight Quilt Company. Inc , had on nth day of February 1941. or subsequent thereto, of. in and to machinery, motors, blowers, tools, tables,, office furniture, steel partitions, etc. JAMES V. MANGANO, Sheriff PATRICK J. CAl'LIN, Deputy Sheriff C. H. ADELMAN. AUCTIONEER, sells March 12. 1941. at 9:30 a.m.. af 1169 Coney Island Ave.. Brooklyn, Ford Coach. Chevrolet Coaeli. Moto'f Nos. 18-37719. 257M49. accounts oil Alphonse Xasta. Grace A. McCormack. Astor Trading Corp. and Dave Springe; f2o-2l Ti C. H. ADELMAN". AUCTIONEER, sells March 3. 1941, at 2:00 p.m., 220 Oreenpoint Ave.. Brooklyn, Chevrolet Trunk DW Can and Chassis, No. TB161610. retaken front Eutene J. Weigert. Driveway Service, Inc., and Astoria Tire Co. C. h! ADELMAN 1 AUCTIONEER? sellg March 3. 1941, at 4 00 p.m., at 343 4th Ae.. Brooklyn. Chevrolet Package Delivery, Motor No. E31 37531. retaken from Theodore and Donald B. (toodman. C, H. ADELMAN. At 'CtTo N E ErT sells March 3, 1941. at 3 ;tn p.m.. at PeKalh Ave.. Brooklyn. Chevrolet Ton Panel. Motor No. K3iil791ti. re- i taken from Marjone and Charles : Guniiies. H. 0 SCHON7.EIT. AUCTIONEER, anil." Map-h 13. 1941. ID 30 a.m.. SI ytoubfn St.. Brooklyn. 4 IntrrnHtional Trtii ks. Motor Noa. 21iW. 14070. 4OS. 1B403. account Kinusway TrurkinK Corp. H Y V IRtT' E ' OF DE FAl ,LT1' N retain chatW'l mort;tK' in r! Jennie-Kavato lo Rnval Industrial Bank. HAVID COHEN. Aintion-'tr. rKln KHbruary 2.',th. 1941. 4 01 p.m.. a! 3H-M 3"-d Avi'n. Brooklyn, N York, all har ami crill fixture and cquipmont, MortKakTH rservpa th utrht to hid. PAWNBROKERS SALES ESTATE OF EUtlENE ROSEN B.U'M'S AUCTIONEERS. J. Kellv, J. Kr-ldhuhn. I. Kirsrhnor, J. Schialb. at 1 1 at. 70 Bowery, at 9 a.m. Fi-h. 1!6 Iiy ord-r of Et. of C!iA.. Klnnhaum, lnr.. 493 tlratid St . diamond, ailverwaro, .ifwelry ptoeond-httnd watiiey. muaical instruments, fifld Bla-soa. campraa. KOlfePta. ievpla, typt wrtttra, clot-ka, bans, sultraaes. loola. rl, pletlui'd from Ii4'.).'4 of Man-h 19. 19IR to M27u ot Dpi-. 31, l!i; from 5000 of Jan. S. 1H'9. to 317M of Jan. 2o. 1910. fl9-6t oSu Matvh 4 By oid.-r of Newman & RjHt-nMuth. 16.i.) Broadwav. shoes, rlniliinii, auita. overcoats, ladies' coaui, rut;, orv Kiuds pledaed from 9017 of. I April 3. 19(9. to 33301 of Dee. 30. 1939-' a I s.i No. 27:'7: of Uct. 8. 193S. f2V6t oSu JMMlj SHONGI'T. INC. ,1n. Sh..tiut-?ii'.i. Sh'.nBiit, AiiPt SKI. I. AT IMWERY. N Y , tloneers 9 A M, K' I. - p..r Brooklyn I'.iwnm oket s. In.' ',7o .tli Av. diamonds, i.-welry. nd-l'.atiU s..rhes. odds and ends, ft. .11 4.7.V.I of Sept IV 1939 to 6M30 I m N ..v. 30. 1939. and all holdovera. 121-6; ojssj I aJfaaaaiiBaaf 1 I

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