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D. PETTY DIES; EX-SURROGATE Eight, With Mail, Cross. on Ice From Shelter Island to Greenport i 'RED CROSS pTAj rushes through the harbor, with cur Magistrate Juntos 3. Conway. MuslMratt- Harry Miller Glen Cove Is Now a City; Council Hands Out Jobs 'Latest Report ShOWS 30,208 1 Members in County.

(Special to Tho Eagle.) Garden City. L. January 2 Nassau County has its 30,000 members for the Red Cross. The latest report, covering work done up to Sunday, was that 28 more than the quota had been secured. The final count will be made today, when it is expected that the figures will show nearly 1,000 surplus.

It Is estimated from the workers' reports that more than 50 per cent of the county's population has Joined. Port Washington brought its percentage up to an even 211O, showing memberships of 3.300, with a quota of 1,650. Sea Cliff was a close second, with a total membership of 1,002 and a quota of COO, with a percentage of 167. Brookville finished third. Port Washington, Oyster Bay, Hempstead and Glen Cove contributed one-third of the total memberships.

E. Fred Eastman, business manager of the Red Cross Magazine, reports that as a result of the Red Cross drive 600,000 subscriptions to the official magazine of the "Arriiy of Mercy" have been turned in; 1.100,-000 copies for the month nf February are on the press and 1,300,000 copies of the March number will be issued. One of tho features of the campaign in this country for memberships was- the work' of large employers, who signed up their help as members. John J. Lannon of tho Garden City Hotel reported 100 per cent, of his employees as having signed.

Every indication points to the "whites" band the children as winners of the contest, and the Red Cross ambulance will be given a United States name. The results, as last reported, are: Total cent. Quota, bershtps. Port Washington Sea Cliff Brookville Garden c'ity Flandome-ManhaHCl. 3, 200 1,002 73 739 01 I :.019 131 1.5.U 2.S50 982 5.

Ma 74 1,000 600 240 654 2.401) 402 1.317 0g 2P0 io; 1.000 in InO 143 140 oyster Hay Locust Valley Helleroae I-ong Beach Weatburv Floral Park Ilempatead Roslyn Clon Cove Hloksvilie t.reat Freeport Baldwin New Hyde Park. Mlneola .1, 132 131 131 130 127 110 110 102 101 90 87 82 SO 80 7S 70 71 05 65 64 39 18 100 too 1 no 07 rt roo 750 2 Hi) 700 ftockaways .3,1." Valley Stream Lynbrook I', 001 Jericho 2Ti Rockville Centre 1.600 Wantaeh Farmingdale l'0'l Roosevelt COO Nassau County Ass'n 1.000 Wrote His Own Will, But Surrogate Refuses Probate (Special to The Eagle.) Riverhead, L. January 1 What the Surrogate regards as one of the most peculiar looking wills was the Instrument of Edward J. O'Halloran of Haif Harbor, disposing of a small estate. The will was denied probate.

It appeared from the witnesses that Mr. O'Halloran procured a printed will form. On this he attempted to make a will, writing it at piecemeal. After he had written some of it he had two witnesses sign the paper. Then he rubbed out some he had written and wrote some more.

Still later his littlo daughter also wrote some, she testified. When the whole Instrument was completed and presented to the Surrogate It presented an odd appearance, with its erasures, its different handwriting, some in print, and its interlineations. Hecauso the witnesses testified that testator did not say it was a will when they signed it one of them said. In fact, that he did not know what he was signing and because some of the will was written after it was signed, the Surrogate wrote a memorandum refusing to probate the will, TIDE TABLE FOlt TOMORROW. (United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Standard Time.) A.M.

TilTm. High. P.M. Time. High.

11. M. Feet. 11. Fen.

East Rockaway Inlet. .1:1 Flrn laland Inlet. ...11:11 Stiinnecoclt ('. CI. Sta.ll::i:i 'Montauk Tolnt LiKllt.ll:"S Orient Point 1 (ireenport Port Jefferaon Lloyds Harbor Light.

Ovutr-r Bay Hallett'l Point Light 1H 11:31 1.6 IS 1.3 :.2 1.1 2:0 1.7 t.7 3:12 j.j S.7 2::.2 63 6.6 2:57 6.2 8 2:28 CITY MAGISTRATES; TAX JOB TO WILLIAMS Ryan, Candidate for $8,000 Post, Appointed to Education Board by Hylan. ONE CONNOLLY MAN LOSES! Tax Commissioner. Richard II. William 81.000 City Magii-tratcs. Harry Miller ST.000 James J.

Conway Supervisor lily Record. Peter J. Brady $3,000 Member Hoard or George J. llyan Xo salary Mryor ilylan yesterday appointed former -Magistrate James J. Conway of Lone Island City to a ten-year term to succeed Magistrate Edward Clark of Jamaica, whose lime expired December 31.

Magistrate Clark was only appointed several months ago by Mayor Mitchcl to succeed Magistrate Conway. Magistrate Harry Miller was reappointed. Both men were sworn in by Mayor Ilylan at noon yesterday. Magistrate Conway was first appointed to the bench by Mayor Gay. nor in January of 1912, and served five and a half years to (ill out the unexpired term of Magistrate John Gilroy of Far Rockaway, deceased.

Magistrate Miller was also appointed by Mayor tiaynor six years ago to till out the- unexpired term of Borough President Connolly. His term expired on Monday. Magistrate Miller is the choice of Borough i'resident Connolly. Magistrate Conway was not suggested by either Connolly or Keating, but neither opposed him. Francis X.

Sullivan of Elmhurst was the man suggested by Connolly for the position. Conway Is a close friend of Mayor Hylan. Magistrate Conway is president of the St. Patrick's Society of the Borough of Queens. Mayor Hylan's recognition of Borough President Connolly and his selection of Connolly organization men for Queens ollices has given the official blow that Is expected to kill all hopes of the Keating faction.

Borough President Connolly has claimed for the past week that he was to receive full recognition from the Mayor in the way of appointments. His claim is well supported with the appointment of Kichard Williams of College Point to the post ot Tax Commissioner from Queens. Williams has been first deputy in charge of the Queens office under Commissioner John Halleran. He does not lose his place on the Civil Service list and when the term of his new office expires he will be restored to his former position'. He has been at tached to the tax department ever since consolidation.

Before that he was a tax assessor for the Town of Flushing. George J. Ryan. Fuel Administrator and president of the Chamber of Commerce of tho Borough of Queens, who is named for the Board of Kducatlon, is like Connolly, a personal friend of the Mayor and, like Conway, formed that friendship when Hylan studied law in Long Island-City. Both Ryan and Magistrate Conway had charge of the Hylan Business Men's Committee of Queens.

Mr. Ryan is also active in church work and is allied with some of the most influential Catholic organizations in the city. Ryan was Keating's candidate for the Job Williams got. Conno'ly Preparing Slate. Borough President Connolly said today that he might give out his slate tomorrow.

The slate depends upon whether or not Carl Voegel. who was legislated out of office on Monday, is named as Park Commissioner of Queens. If Voegel is not selected for that position, he will be given a place on the Connolly cabinet, probably that of Commissioner of Sewers in place of John R. Higgins of Jamaica. In addition to tho position of Park Commissioner, a Deputy Commis.

missioner of the Department of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity is still to be selected. Democratic heads will caise a general upheaval in both departments. Tho only change In the tax department will be that of Williams. All other employees are listed under service. Queens attorneys are also watching with considerable interest for any change in the Queens Bureau of Street Openings.

Walter M. Shepherd of Elmhurst now holds the position of Assistant Corporation Counsel. Although a Mitchcl appointee, there is a report that ho will be permitted to stay there by the new city administration, as the office i one of a technical nature and long experience is regarded as almost a necessity. Civil Service protects the other jobs In the office. Peter J.

Brady, who was named by Hylan to' be supervisor of the City Record, is president of the Allied Printing Trades Council. He had the macking of labor interests and of Hearst. His home is in Astoria. SAG HARBOR MAKES MERRY (Special to The Eagle.) Pag Harbor, L. January The Atheneum Social Hall, accommodating 1,000 people, proved to be much too small to comfortably house all who bought tickets in support of the reception, entertainment and dance given here by the Public Service Committee last night.

Committees in the Hamptons Joined with the Sag Harbor workers to make the occasion a great success, both socially and financially. Special transportation rates between the villages were arranged. From Montauk Aviation Camp sixty young men under their commanding officer, Lieutenant Mitschner, attended in uniform. Public officials were present, among them James It. Richardson, Clerk of Suffolk County; Supervisors Rcdfield and Tiffany, justices of the Peace Kendrick and Jackson, and Town Clerk J.

A. Early. (Special to The Eagle.) i Greenport, L. January 2-Two women and six men in one party had I the thrilling experience of walking 'across the ferry between Shelter Is land and this place on the ice on Monday. This is the first time this has accomplished in many years and Is said to be the first time in the memory of the present generation that it has been done in December.

The party that made the trip was composed of Mrs. A. E. Jones, Mrs. Moses li.

Gritting, Marvin Shiebler of Brooklyn; Richard Johnson, Russell Conklin, Moses B. Grilling. Joe Nich-oll, Wesley Smith and Joe Mack. Mr. Gritting carried the mail across on the ice.

This waterway, nearly a mile wide, is one of the deepest adjacent to Long Island. It is navigated by the largest vessels. An unusually strong tide WOMEN VOTERS WILL INCREASE THE LISTS Great Neck May Raise Number of Election Districts. (Special to The Eagle.) Manhasset, L. January 2 Carl II.

Watson of Great Neck, who had been recently commissioned by tho town board to prepare a map of the election districts of the town, has notified the board that the approval of the amendment which would give women the right to vote would greatly Increase the number of voters in the town, and that the Election Law limited the number of voters in each district to 400. There are now almost 5,000 voters in the town and there are thirteen election districts. Some of these districts now contain more than the legal number of voters as shown by the vote for Governor. Mr. Watson says it would be a needless expense to proceed with the work under these circumstances and he would wait the action ot the board in reapportioning the district.

From present, indications it looks as though the board will have to add seven more districts, making a total of 20. UPTON SOLDIER DIES Special to The Eagle. Cedarhurst, L. I January 2 Funeral services for John R. Lantry son of Mr.

and Mrs. John Lantry of Washington avenue, were held this morning, with a requiem mass at St. Joachim's Church at 10 o'clock. The young man died Sunday morning, at Camp Upton, from pneumonia. He was 26 years old and was the first of the drafted men from the Rockaw'ays to die.

The young man was born and lived all his life in Cedarhurst and until September 19, when he went to Camp Upton with the second contingent from the Fourth Exemption District of Nassau, was engaged with his father as a mason He was corporal of Company 305th Infantry Regiment. Besides his parents, two brothers, Francis and Thomas, and one sister, Katherine, survive him. Interment was in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lawrence. SAYS CONTROLLER ERRED (Special to The Eagle.) Great Neck, L.

January 2 George II. Kennahan, editor of the North Hempstead Record, a weekly newspaper published here, who recently brought a taxpayers action against Thomas O'Connell, Town Clerk of North Hempstead, basing his claim for action' on a report filed by State Controller Eugcno Travis, in an article in the current issue of his newspaper states that the "Controller was wrong." Mr. Kennehan in his newspaper says that "in tho examination of the affairs of Town Clerk O'Connell's office bv State Controller Travis' account ants, und the report which they made thereon in August. 1910, tho Town Clerk was allowed but $2 per day for attending meetings of the town board. The accountants made a mistake.

Mr. OTnnnell was entitled to $4 per day. The Record here and now does the Town Clerk tho justice to say so." LOCAL SATIRE AT CLUB SHOW The wake of the old year and the birth of the new was celebrated with a novel and varied program at the Far Rockaway Club, Monday night. The leading feature of the program was the one-act musical sketch, a local satire entitled "The Women's Auxiliary" founded on the "The Ladies' Aid," by Arthur A. Penn, produced under the supervision of Louis Frankfort, with a cast composed of the following: Mesdames L.

H. Strouse. L. Bronner, J. S.

Loucheim. E. Weiller, G. Kahn, A. Strauss, H.

Rascovar. C. Kahn, H. Zalkin, N. Maas.

The concluding number was a patriotic finale entitled "Our States," in which the following club members took part: Charles and George Kahn, L. H. Strouse, Harry Rascovar, Leonard Bronner, William Isaac, Arthur Behal, J. S. Loucheim and Nathan Maas.

Tho musical arrangement was made by Isador Witmark. a member of the club. LIEUT. HAHDKGREE WED9L Marries Sliss Carolyn E. Clement of Bayside, After Romance.

Dr. Harvey C. Hardegrce, first lieu tenant In the Medical Corps, stationed at Camp evens, and Miss Caro lyn E. Malcolm, daughter of Kooeu Malcolm of Kingston avenue were married at Long Island City Deputy City Clerk Zimmerman, Mon- i day afternoon. Lieutenant Hardegree ho tuin ot iho hnmo of his! Ul'ldo during his short turiougn.

The marriage is the result of a romance started a few years ago in I he Flushing Hospital, where tne young army officer was an interne, aa rr.r,aA OH. Riverhead Man Had Closed Ql- fice in Riverhead a Short Time Before. LIFELONG HEPUBLICAJf. When Student In Princeton lie Cast paigncd to Aid Lincoln's Candidacy. (Special to The Eagle.) Riverhead, L.

January 2 Judf Nathan D. Petty of Riverhead died suddenly at his home In this Adllaga; Monday night. It was in the cIoa ing hours of 1917 that he locked htt desk in an office where he has prao ticed law for a generation and walked In the biting cold to his home in th northern part of the village. He sal4 on entering his residence that he wa so completely exhausted that he coulsl, not remove his overcoat He com plained of a tense feeling in the fore4 head. Ills son, Dr.

Ralman and Dr. Albert E. Payne were soon with him, but nothing could be don to save his life. It is understood that a blood vessel in the brain was rup tured, Assemblyman, District Attorney and Surrogate for twelve years were soma of the offices that he held bi his long and busy career. He would have bean Nathan D.

Petty. 76 years old on Sunday next. He was born in Good Ground on January' 6. 1S42. After studying in the district: schools he attended academies in Cutchogue and Riverhead; the San-borton Bridge (now Tllton) Seminary, in New Hampshire; the Fort Edward Institute; Eastman's College, and so forth.

In 1861 he entered Princeton. graduating with honors in 1865. Then he studied law in the Albany Law School, being graduated with a degree in 1866. While still a student at Princeton he took the political stump in New Tork and New Jersey advocating the election of Abraham Lincoln. He started to practice law in Goodi Ground, but realizing that he needed wider field he opened an office at! Riverhead, where he had since remained.

In 1869 he was appointed by President Grant as assistant assessor of internal revenue, continuing until the abolition of the office In 1873. During the latter year he was elected member of Assembly for Suffolk County, being re-elected in 1874 'he Republican ticket, although Democratic. In 1878 and again In 1881 he was elected District Attorney, serving two full terms. For two terms, twelve years, he was Surrogate of the county, being first elected in 1891. Lawyers relate that he made an enviable reputation as Surrogate.

being never ultimately reversed by higher courts during the entire twelve years. For twelve consecutive years he also acted as chairman of the Republican County Committee. Retiring from the Surrogate's Court he at once stepped into his old offleo and again actively practiced law up to within a few moments before tiis death. In legal as well as in social circles he was often affectionately referred to as Riverhead's grartd old man. It is a singular coincidence that three Surrogates in succession in this county hive died suddenly.

Judge James H. Tuthlll was stricken in the Surrogate's Court: Nathan D. Petty, who succeeded Judge Tuthlll, died suddenly: Joseph M. Belford, who succeeded Judge Petty, died in the Grand Central Depot a few months ago. Judge Petty Is survived by hl widow and three sons, Charles Petty Brooklyn, Nathan O.

and Dr. Rai-I man Petty of Riverhead. He was one the oldest members of Riverhead Lodge, F. and A. and for years, was an official in the Congregational Church.

Funeral services will be conducted the residence here on Thursday afternoon by the Rev. Willard P. Harmon of Niagara Falls, formerly ofi Riverhead, and the Rev. John R. Gee, pastor of the Riverhead Congregational Church.

HEUERS NOT BLAMED (Special to The Eagle.) Bay Shore. January 2 William H. Heuer, son of Henry Heiier, from whose home a wireless apparatus was taken last month, following a raid by the Naval Intelligence Bu-' reau, today issued a statement that had nothing to do with the activities a pro-German nature that caused the raid and the internment of Henry Schneider, a local Jeweler, by Federal District Attorney France. Young Heuer, who was ill of pneumonia when the raid was made, admitted he knew Schneider, but disclaimed inti mate friendship. The federal authorities declare they have nothing against either ef Hetiers.

Marshal Power stated today that the case is finished. in Town Board Five Job Holders It is believed that Weeks. Duvall Steinert will stand together and onnose Seaman and that they will oppose Seaman and Just what justice Jjeasey do remains to be seen, but it is said that he will cast his vote on Important matters with Seaman and Harrold. Tomorrow undoubtedly will show standing, for the Oyster Bay Good 1 Government Club will be present in body and insist that the Board re-, scind the appointment of four peace, officers. The Good Government Club: holds that the officers are unneces-.

sary and that the Board should not impose the additional expenses on town. The club has the support Supervisor and Justice Harrold, members say. They hope also to have' Justice Deascy's vote. It the other members oppose the plan to rescind, Board will he tied, rents going up and down both shores at the same time. This strong tide keeps the harbor from freezing when other salt water is frozen solid.

Monday it was found that the harbor was completely frozen, but no one at first believed that it was solid enough to walk on from shore to shore. As it seemed necessary to transport the mall and as other people were very anxious to cross over to the mainland. It was decided to try to walk across. Some of the men walked ahead, testing the ice with long oars at every step. Others dragged a rowboat to be used in an emergency.

In this way was the hazardous trip accomplished, and all breathed a sigh of relief when the Greenport side was reached. At some places, where the tide rushed the swiftest, it was found that the ice was four Inches thick and de cidedly hard for salt water ice, WAR ON PRINCIPAL DIVIDES BAYSIDE Demand for Mrs. Potter's Removal Not Unanimous. Members of the Mothers Club of the Bayside Public Schools, at Bay-side, have forwarded a petition to the Board of Education asking for the transfer of Mrs. Jennie L.

Potter, principal of the schools there. The petition was circulated by John J. Strettle, whose wife is one of the prominent members of the Mothers Club. About a month ago Mrs. Potter arranged for a sale for the benefit of the Bayside Auxiliary ot the Red Cross, in Public School No.

41 on Crocheron avenue, and appealed through the children to secure articles from their parents far the sale, and to also do sewing at home. Some members of the Mothers Club objected to this action. "Mrs. Potter sent a boy for whom I am the legal guardian, peddling articles that were left over from the sale," said John Strettle. "I called Mrs.

Potter on the telephone and told her that at that time, 10 o'clock in the morning, an 8-year-old child should be attending to his studies in school. Mrs. Potter was insolent and said that she herself was the sole custodian ot the child during school hours. We found that other parents had similar complaints to make. In one instance a child in the 2B grade was requested to do sewing on an old rag carpet at home.

found that Mrs. Potter was acting without authority in having the children do these Mrs. Potter before assuming charge of the Bayside School was in charge of Public School No. 23, Flushing. "If I am asked for an accounting by my superiors, I will be ready to answer," said Mrs.

Potter today. "It is true we held a Red Cross sale at the school. We earned over 500. My school has the distinction of being one of the first schools in the Greater City to organize a Junior Auxiliary for the Red Cross. We have the distinction of flying the first Red Cross flag over a schoolhouse of the Greater City.

This auxiliary was organized by the teachers and pupils over the protest of the Mothers Club." The sentiment in Bayside is divided, many mothers believing that Mrs. Potter Is doing a patriotic work in the school and that even if she has technically broken (rules, she had no Intention of doing wrong. "It must be remembered that when Mrs. Potter came to Bayside she was working under a decided handicap," said the Rev. Charles A.

Brown, rector of All Saints Episcopal Church. "There were many persons who said that the head of the Bayside schools should be a man and that It was no work for a woman. I believe that Mrs. Potter has acted conscientiously in the performance of her duties, and realise that it is hard to please every. body." QUEEXS MARRIAGE LICENSES.

Harvey C. Hardenre. 2. of Ktnsston av, Bayside; Carolyn Alalcolm, 24, of Klngoton av Bayside. Harry Goldman, 25.

of 669 Glllcott at. Buffalo. X. Autrusta Loewy, 21, of 401 Broadway, Long Inland City. Franrls M.

Tench. 2, of 13K3 Jefferaon at, Buffalo. X. Delia E. Stanfflger, 26 of Fourth av.

Bayside. Joseph Wnmbacher, 26. of 802 Hamburg av, Brooklyn: Paulino Schuler, 29, of 1S20 Stanhope at, Kldgewood. Walter Fischer, Id. of 395 Knickerbocker av, Brooklyn: Mario Becker 17, of I Kepne place, Rldgewood.

Franz A. Kayburg. 2S, of lit East SIth at. Manhattan; Kathryn Oodmftn, 23, of JelT.rHon av, Maapeth. Alberf Baumgartner, 21, of 859 Webstar av, hong Inland City; Emma Jnrdon, 19 ot 122 Hunter av.

Long Island City. Towa salm). It, of Potter av, Jamaica; Tyyne Olkkomen, 21. of 403 Vaughu av. Jamaica.

Cyril Newton. 25, of S61 West Sdth at. Manhattan; Florence Deckers, 26 of 218 Franklin place, Flushing. Abel J. Farness.

42, of Madison, Wia. Julia Woock. 41. of Madison. Wis.

Charge Casioppo. 26, of 14S4 Metropolitan Curtis av, Richmond Hill. Clinton F. McOulTog. 25.

of 17 Weat Burn. side av. Corona; Elizabeth Dtllmann, 24. of 614 Eleventh at. College Point.

Charles Kranshar, 29. of 38 Sackett at. Corona: Louise A. Schneep 26. ot 216 Alijert j.

L. Wolf, 37, of Blienvllle. N. Mntn av, jong jsiana city ElUaheth Qulana, 29, of 24 Prospect si, Long island city. John Reinhart, 28.

of 561 Falrview KMgewood; Susan Ppelcher, 26, of 580 (Irandview av Rldzewood. Peter Krauss, 49. of 209 Twelfth St. College Point: Cecelia risher, 44, or ifteenth st. college rolnt.

Paul Runge, 24, of 154 Bowne av. Flushing: l.illis n. Norman, 23, of 17 Slate at, Flushing. William Kallvola. 28.

of 286 New Tork av. Jamaica; Tyynt Landasalo, 28, of 236 New York av. Jamaica. Dietrich Ostjen. 66.

of Humboldt Mvd Jamalct: Margaret K. Elliott, 40, or IS Humboldt blvd, Jamaica. FrajKie Itallaarher 19. of 8 Prospect St. Flushing; Henrietta Chapman, 17.

of 91 State at. Flushing. Jacob W. Brlnkln. 23.

of 1071 Myrtle av, Brooklyn; Rose Mailer, 18, ot 3919 Syosset st. Woodhaven. Henry Smlts, 23, of 158 Nott av. Long island city; Viola Paul 21, ot loS Hott rn7J XZt VF'ot -u Abmgdon rd. Kew Dorothy M.

Bngelhardt, 21. 0j woodhaven av, Woonhaven. Franola Cooper. 22. of 18 Greenpolnt av wooiae; Bertha Schultae, 20, of 107 FIRM at Wooilsliie.

Ednara aTenrer 24. of Java st. Brook lyn; Matilda Pecker. 20, of 148 William at, Lone island city. a nichm-mi mu son st, Ridgewood.

Tie Vote Expected On Plan to Oust (Special to The Eagle.) Ovster Rnv lanuarv 2 There is uster wa, January me.o 1 A what wd 1 happen tomorrow nuaru nicci. the Board lias oeen overwneimmgiy Democratic, but the coming or justice W. Irving Harrold of Glen Cove, a Republican, who replaces Justice Herbert Weiden of armlngdale, a Democrat, has changed things about. Justice Robert Duvall of Oyster (1erk Cnarles Weeks and Justice Joseph Steinert have always voted together, although Duvall was a Progressive. Justice Edward J.

Deasey of Glen Cove, up to several weeks ago, voted with the Democrats, he being one, but recently sided with Supervisor Seaman, the only Republican member. I a I 1 I of of at he of the and I will the a the of the $1 Herbert Duryea was appointed Superintendent of Highways at a yearly salary of $1,200. J. Henry Savage was appointed Deputy Commissioner of Public Safetv at a yearly salary of $1,500. John j.

Donohue who is the local truant, olllcer, was appointed chief of Police at a yearly salary of and the four policemen named were John Mahon, John Dowd, John Baker and Theodore Campbell nt vearlv salaries of $1,200 each. Im mediately after the policemen wero named they went on duty ana soon afterwards an altercation in the center of the city claimed their attention and action. The Mavor, Commissioners and Deputies and other officials will hold a reception at the Justice's Courthouse this afternoon at 4 o'clock, when the citizens of Glen Cjove will meet their new officials. The new officials are: Dr. James E.

Burns, Mayor; Charles P. Valentine, Commissioner of Finance; Robert C. Meserole. Commissioner of Public Works; Eryan Murray Commissioner of Public Safety; Herbert Morrison, Commissioner of Accounts; William Cocks City Judge; Frank B. Edmonds, Mar tin F.

Murray. George Rehill, Asses- sors, and Ward Dickson, Supervisor. 25 GET NEWCOMBE'S COAL About twenty-five individuals took advantage of the offer of Richard S. Xewconibe of Flushing to distribute free of cost, among the deserving poor of Flushing, about twelve tons of coal, which ho had In the cellar of his home. The coal was distributed through the Associated Charities of Flushing.

Mr. Newcombe "was assisted in distributing the coal by Ira L. Terry. According to the Associated Charities there are only about a dozen families in Flushing who are actually in need of help this winter. This they claim is the best record the town has ever had.

BOY DROWNS IN BAY While playing on tho ice on Jamaica Bay, yesterday afternoon, Anthony Ross, aged 7, of 122 Washington avenue, Rockaway Beach, fell through the ice and was drowned. His brother, Jimmic, aged 9, attempted to rescue him, but the ice about tho hole, into which Anthony had disappeared, gave way under Jimmie and he, too, fell into the water. The screams of Arthur Richter, aged 11, of 192 Washington avenue, Drought to the scene George CIoss, 14! Theodore Thomas. 12; Hugh Kiernan, 12, and Louis Kiernan, 16. uhey threw rope to Jimmie and dragged him to shore.

Jimmie was taken to the Rockaway Hospital. Mrs. Norah Ross, the mother, a. widow, is critically ill as a result of shock. An thony's body has not yet been recovered.

TO COLD TO LAY STONE (Special to The Eagle.) Babylon, L. January 2 Zero weather was responsible for a post ponement of the laying of the. cornerstone of the Babylon Town Hall on Monday. The last day of the old year was selected ror tne ceremony be cause time was pressing on account of the date "1917 on the stone. Archl tect Lewis Inglee decided in the morning, however, that the temperature was too low for the use of ce ment.

The copper box had been filled for the event with documents, recent copies of the four Babylon town newspapers and a copy of The Eagle of last Friday, which contained an article telling of the scheduled cere-mony. The new date for the laying of the stone will oe contingent on good weather. Pipes Burst; Factory Shuts Low fires from a shortage of coal caused several water pipes to freeze and burst in the plant of the John Thompson Press Company, at East and Nott avenues, Long Island City Monday afternoon, resulting in an In definite suspension of work on the manufacture of shell parts for the Government. The one hundred and fifty workmen were sent home with instructions to bo ready when called Fuel Administrator Ryan is making desperate enorts to get a supplv of coal to the factory and hopes to have the plant running full force by the end or tne weeK. FIVE ESCAPE FIRE (Special to The Eagle.) Hempstead, L.

I January 2 Fire early today did $2,000 damage to tho home of William Luckner at Harvard street and Steward place. It was ap parently caused oy an overheated furnace. Mr. Luckner was awakened by smoke that filled the hallway and entered the sleeping room. He awak ened his wife and three children, the youngest of wh is ill.

All got out sa fely. OBITUARY Bee aUo Death lwat pmw I MAR1XY, 37 yenrs old, died yes-terrlay of pneumonia at his residence, 133 Ivy trert, Klmhurpt, I. Ther is a widow. Mr. Klvira Marlny, and three children.

Tho funeral will be held Thursday iiiorning. a mass of requiem to be celebrated ot St. liartliolomew's ratholic Church. Burial will be Calvary Cemetery, MRS. M.W..RKT WONDKR FRIEDKL, xars old, of Sayros street, Jamaica, T.

1., died yrstentny in St. Anthony's Hos- pllol ot. AYondhaven. Hho was born in Oer many on December 26, 1862, and was the widow of tieorKc Frlcdel. She Is survived by two sons.

George and William. The funeral services will bo held tomorrow afternoon, with Interment in St. John' Cemetery. MRS. ELIZABETH KRAPP, widow of John Krapp.

died Monday night at her home, on Third avenue. College Point. She was born in Germany; 78 years ngr. but hart lived in College Point for over thirty years. Sho is mirvived by one eon, Valentine, and tbxee daughters.

The funeral services will held at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, College Point, on Thursday morning. The lutermfnt Ue in St. Joun'i Cemetery. (Special to The Eagle.) Glen Cove, L.

January 2 With the end of the Old Year and the beginning of the New Year, Glen Cove as a village died and Glen Cove as a city was born, giving the community a distinction of being Long Island's only city, outside of Greater York. I If Joseph Carpenter, who settled here in 16G8, came here now with some of his early descendants they would indeed be amazed and, present-day citizens believe, proud of the fact that Glen Cove has outgrown being a part of the township of Oyster Bay. With the dying year the first Mayor, Dr. James E. Burns, and the commissioners were sworn in at Mlneola on Monday, so that yesterday the new officials were able to hold their lirst organization meeting and thus have a record of first legal proceedings on their minute books.

Several appointments were made. Daniel J. Fogarty, who has been clerk of the Glen Cove Justice Court, was appointed City Clerk nt a salary of $1,500 a var. Michael H. Stapleton was appointed Deputy Commissioner of Public Works at a yearly salary of E.

T. HAZLETON GETS OUT O'Leary Aid, Offered Lower Position, Resigns. Edgar F. Hazelton, Republican, of Jamaica was sworn in as Assistant District Attorney of Queens yesterday morning, filling the $4,000 place made vacant by the resignation of Fred C. De Witt.

Because of the appointment of Hazelton to this position, rather than to one of the three assistants positions paying only $3,000, Frank Adel, for tho past six years an assistant with the $3,000 rating, resigned his position late Monday afternoon. He had demanded that he be promoted to the $4,000 berth. The resignation of Adel made an other vacancy in the staff of District Attorney O'Leary, but one that was not unexpected. Mr. O'Leary had known of Adel's attitude for some weeks.

Late Monday evening he notified Charles S. Colden, a Whitestone Democrat, that ho was slated for the position of deputy assistant district attorney, at a salary of $2,100. Mr. Colden was sworn in yesterday with the rest of the staff. County Judge 'Burt J.

Humphrey administered tho oath to Mr. O'Leary and his staff of assistants in the District Attorney's office. Adel brought about tho promotion of two men in the office. James F. Barry of Long Island City, who for the past three years has been chief clerk at a salary of $2,400, was made an assistant district attorney, with full power to appear before the Grand Jury.

His salary goes to $3,000. William F. Ryan of Jamaica, rated as a deputy assistant district attorney at a salary of $2,100 a year, becomes chief clerk in place of Barry, at $2,400. Mr. Colden.

the new Democratic appointee, takes the lowest position of any of tho attorneys. William F. Morris of Far KocKaway and Theodore J. Groh of Elmhurst are both continued as assistants at $3,000. William Mever of Evergreen is again confidential secretary, and William F.

Horges of Woodside was reappointed special investigator. Mr. O'Learv expressed his regret at Mr. Adel's resignation. He was first appointed by District Attorney Smith.

The attaches of the office presented Mr. O'Learv with a handsome electric lamp with a large photograph of Fred C. De Witt, the retiring assistant. Mr. De Wit was formerly District Attorney, and the photograph will be hung in the office.

Father Saladino of St. Mary's Church, Long Island City, led a delegation of members of the Knights of Mount Carmel, who presented Mr. O'Leary with a floral horseshoe. LECTURE IX PARENTAL SCHOOL. A new public lecture center will be opened in the New York Parental School, Jamaica road.

Flushing, on Saturday night. Thomas McTiernan of Ottawa University will speak on "Burke, the Friend of tho American Colonies," first of a course of four lectures on "Croat it was understood by many that mar- riage was a sure cure for military duty. The slackers again returned in August, when nn announcement from Washington renewed the Impression that marriage was the ono best way of saving a whole skin from German bullets. June, of course. had its usual number of love matches, and November nnd December brought many Thanksgiving and Christmas knots, increased considerably by soldiers home for their holiday furlough.

The number of licenses issued each month was as follows: oi.iT.,1.. iw March IfliSeptemher 247 4N.1, October 279 Voveinher 429! December 333 April May June ie growing population of Queens is shown clearly each vear bv the increased number of weddings. The total number of licenses issued during the past eight years shows a steady-rise, us follows: 1910 OTT'lqn 1911 ij5Jj ijTPii 2.2-M;i9ir, 1912 mi i be U.S. AND RAILROAD SEEK SAILOR'S BODY Lost on Way From Philadelphia to Corona. Mrs.

Elsie Kline, widow of Malcolm Kline, chief gunner on the U. S. S. Oklahoma, who died from spinal meningitis on Christmas Day at the Naval Hospital at Philadelphia, is anxiously waiting for information from the Government today which will advise her of the whereabouts of her husband's body, which left Philadelphia on December 26, consigned to Corona, L. I.

The funeral was to have been held last week from the home of Mrs. Kline's mother, Mrs. Lane, 26 Thirty-eighth street. Chief Gunner Kline had made his home at Corona since he enlisted in the navy six years ago. His mother, Mrs.

Myrtle Morse, lives at Spokane, Washington. She was advised of her son's death and was anxious to be present at his funeral, but sho feared that the trip from the Pacific Coast would tako too mucn nnie. sne believes now that he has been buried several days. After his death Mrs. Kline rcouest- ed the Government, officials at the Phlladelnhia Navy lard to have the remains forwarded to her home at Corona, L.

and they assured the widow that her wishes would be carried out. Mrs. Kline came to Corona the day following the death of the young man, expecting the body to arrive at about the same time. Mrs. Kiine instructed M.

Grossmann, undertaker of Jackson avenue. Corona, to meet the train at Jersey City. The undertaker met every incoming train from Philadelphia Government and railroad ottlcials are trying to traco the body. With the passing away or Kline, the incident marks tho third death in the family during the past vear. On last Easier, Mr.

and Mrs. Kline lost their iwin cniuiren, a bov and a girl, lulants. mere are no other children. Gunner Malcolm ivune win be re membered an being a member of the U. S.

gun crew on the oil tank steamer vacuum, which was torpedoed buh sunk carlv in 1917 by a German submarine on the homeward vovnze of the tanker. James McDonald, a Corona vouth, wn a member uf the gun- Tew who lost im mu. Tho hnrtv of Frederick Frebe. Tr Naval cadet, who was killed liecVm-hep 27. at Lake Charles, wlneh was experii-'i lurnnii on Issued 3,796 Marriage Licenses During 1917; Married 4 1 3 Couples after his graduation from tho Long Henry Bott.

21. of 48 Falrview av. Ridge-Island Medical College. Miss Mai-! wood; Lizzie Hohsfeld, 18, ot 1937 Madi colm was a nurse in tho hospital at the same time. Tho bride was born in Canada.

Lieutenant Hardcgree is a native of Sargent, Ga. BRAIN HAXLOX. Cedarhurst, L. January 2 Miss Ellen Elizabeth Hanlon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

D. D. Hanlon of Cedarhurst, became tho bride, Sunday, of Joseph Rraun of 165 Wierfleld street, 1" I. fi0i.aiiinii' TVfl DPT'- I in'. Ch reh lviconsmeraDle sPeculal'" The high cost of living and the price of coal did not prevent any marringes in Queens last year '(and do not forget that last veiir is none other than the 1017 you have been writing on the top of your letters until yesterday).

Deputy City Clerk William R. Zimmerman, who lias learned to ask a young lady her age without blushing, put that question to 3.71IS of them during 11117 and, incidentally, Issued that number1 of marriage licenses, at the same time pocketing $1 for each. Tho pocketing was only temporary, however, as Father Knickerbocker collected it at once. Of the couples who received their licenses to wed. 413 of them had the ceremony performed by- Clerk Zimmerman at $2 each.

That times are prosperous in Queens is evidenced bv the fart that this is an increase of 480 licenses over 1916. when 3.316 were issued, and nn increase of city weddings for the borough over the 181 of tho vear previous. The increase was swelled somewhat, however, by the slacker weddings that ccurrcd during April and Mav, when Jordan. The bride was attended by her sister, Molly 1 Hanlon and John Richter Jr. was best man.

Following the ceremony a wed ding breakfast was served at the home of the bride's parents, after which Mr. and Mrs. Braun left for a short hnnevmnon in Washington. The with th Cimnl camp bridfcroom is connected Quartermaster's Department: Upton. COXniT MILLER LEFT $11,000.

Riverhead, L. January 2 The Monday night, has not yet been li(nl( i will of Condit S. Miller of Lastnamp-of. The brothers and sister I disposing of an estate valued at young man had planned for the fu $11, 000, gives all of it to a brother, ueral today. I Ernest Miller of lMthawpton..

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