The Portsmouth Herald from Portsmouth, New Hampshire on July 19, 1956 · Page 3
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Thursday, July 19, 1956
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Deaths and Funerals James H. Cash Sr. I Funeral Notices James Herbert Cash Sr., 64, of 2)9 Sagamore Avc., retired Portsmouth Naval Shipyard electrician, died yesterday at the home of his son, James II. C a s h ' J r . of West live, after a short illness. A native of Bristol, Conn., Mr. Cash was born Aug. 14, 1891, the son of James H. and Emma (Sisson) Cash, and had resided here for more than 35 years. Mr. Cash was employed as an electrician at the Shipyard for 32 years, retiring in 1947. His wife, Eva V. Cash, died only last April 20. Besides his son. survivors Include two daughters, Mrs. George Herbert of Bradford, Mass., and Miss Pauline Cash of Provincetown, Mass.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mrs. Amelia M. Lake EXETEK -- Mrs. Amelia Mary Leidtker Lake, 87, of 22 Pleasant St., widow of Louis Leidtker Lake, died,today at, Mitchell Memorial Hospital, Brentwood, after a short illness. Born in Germany Aug. 14, 1868, the daughter of August and Mary Kreger, she came directly to this town from her native country C3 years ago. Mrs. Lake formerly was employed x at the Exeter Manufacturing Co. Her survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Mary Caswell, with whom she resided, and Mrs. Emma Summerfield, also of Exeter; six grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. CASH--James H. Cash, Sr.; of 219 Sagamore Ave., died in Hye, July 18. Funeral services at new Buckmlnsler Chapel, 84- Broad St., Sat. morning 11 o'clock. Friends invited. Visiting hours Frl., 7-9 p.m. Arrangements! by J. Verne Wood Funeral Home. LAKF,--Mrs.-Amella-M.-(Leidlker) Lake, age 87, of 22 Pleasant St., died this morning at the Mitchell Memorial Hospital, Brentwood. Funeral services will be held Sal., 1:30 p.m., from the Exeler Funeral Home, 2 Lincoln St., followed by services at the Christ Church, 2 p.m. Friends may call at the Funeral Home after 7 p.m. this evening. Robert f. Staples ELIOT--Funeral services for Robert Thomas Staples, 67, of Pleasant St., retired Portsmouth Naval Shipyard machinist, were held yesterday at (he Advent Christian Church. The Rev. Philip L. Sliulman, pastor of the Advent Christian Church of Kenncbunk, conducted the service. Included in the attendance were former associates at the shipyard and church members. Burial was in the family lot In Mount Pleasant Cemetery, with committal prayers by Mr. Shulman. Bearers were Ralph Titus, Arnold Spinney, Millon Spinney, Stanley Cole, Winfield Staples and Chester Littleficld. Lt. Fraser SpiMer Navy Lt. (j.g.) Fraser W. Spiller, son of the World War II hull and shipbuilding superintendent at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, died Monday In a jet plane crash south of Okinawa. . U. Spiller's brother, Lt. John H. Spiller Jr., of ihe submarine USS Sailfish here, received word of (he mishap yesterday, the Associated v Press reported. Lt. Fraser Spiller, a jet pilot, was graduated In 1953 from -the U.S. Naval Academy. His fatljer, Capt. John H. Spiller, was hull and shipbuilding superintendent at the shipyard during World War II, and retired last November after serving as shipbuilding supervisor al the Balh (Maind) Iron Works. Capt. Spiller and his wife live in Marion, 111., and have a summer home in Dresden Mills, Maine. Franklin Milan The funeral for Franklin Milan, · 7 1 , of Foye's Corner, Rye, well- known pro at the Wentworth Hotel golf links and World War I veteran, was held today from Buck- mlnsler Chapel. A high Mass of requiem was celebrated at Ihe Church of the Immaculate Conception by the Rev. Warren J. Regan, curate. Music was sung by the liturgical choir, under the direction of Mrs. Howard P. Jackson, organist. A color guard made up of members of the Frank E. Booma American Legion Post and Auxiliary was formed outside the church. Included in the attendance were members of the Emerson-Hovcy Post and Auxiliary and employes of the Wenlworth Hotel, headed by Mr. and Mrs. James B. Smith, y Interment was in the family lot in Calvary Cemetery with Father Regan reciting committal prayers. Volleys were fired by a Marine detachment from Porlsmoulh Naval Base under the direction of Sgt. Bernard Runser, USMC. "Taps" were sounded by Sgt. Archie Hartman, USMC. Color bearers al the grave were Harold Allston and Frank Lawrence, both members of the Booma Post. Bearers were Frank Hobbs, commander, Clarence Foley, Maurice Herman, Frank Riley, Walter Johnston and Walter Ahern, all Booma Post members. Pre-burial services were conducted al the chapel Wednesday night by officers of the Booma Post. They included Johnston, past slate commander as commander; Charles Boyer, chaplain; Ralph Hoitt, past commander, and Hobbs commander, as color guards: John Rcn77ulla. past grand chef de gare of 40 el 8 ;Allston. sergeant at arms, and Joseph Pascal, junior vice commander. Atlenrling were Mrs. isobel Renzziilto. president, Mrs. Beatrice Hoskin. first vice president: and Mrs. Ruth Boyer, chaplain, of the Frank E. Booma Auxiliary, and Mrs. Georgine Charter, commander of Ihe Peg Milan American Legion Post. SAC to Receive Jet Trainer Planes The Strategic Air Command is nearing the final phase of converting its combat units to all-jet aircraft, as the KC 135 jet Slrato- tanker is slated to be added to its inventory hy the^end of the year Eventually, the new jet tankers should, be in operation at the Portsmouth Air .Force,Base. Kach air wing is assigned 20 tanker planes. Conversion to an all-jet striking force began in 1951, when the com niand's first B47 Stralojct medium bomber was delivered. The Stralo- jel replaced SAC's World War I B29's and BSO's, and the B47 forcf now "accounts for about halt thi command's 2,800 aircraft. Forty-five B-17 bombers will be assigned to the first win? at the Portsmouth base, with a secont expected later. Lobster man Wins Race With Warden/ Loses Out in Court KITTERY--Lobslermau Fred W. Cummings, 48, of York Beach won, a foot racrTwith Coaslal warden" Thomas Flaherty at Cape N«ddlck Monday, but H cost him $23 in Yorkshire Municipal Court later. In a Irue sense, the race really wasn't a fat one though--Cumming shad a head start when the contest began since he was on foot and the warden was in a car which would never have made it over the "course. 1 ' According to Flaherty, here's hat happened: He was in his car when he oiled Cummings carrying a bas- ct up (he path from the water's dge. The warden hailed Cummlngs nd told him to slop so the basket ould be inspected. , * * * Instead Cummings svhirled and an back toward the water and whipped around" a nearby fish ousc. In the meantime, Flaherty had ammed on the brakes, leaped out f the car and "took off" after his uarry. - ' · The warden said he arrived on le other side of the fish house ust In see Cummings flin something" from the basket into ie water. In court yesterday, Cummings ·as fined by Recorder W. Paul luarrington after pleading guilty o a charge that he failed to allow warden to examine the contents f the basket after he'd been rc- uested to do so. The defendant told 'the court here had 'been mussels in the container; A tribute fo Cumming's athletic TOWCSS was paid by Flaherty after he court session. "He sure could run," the warden said. Sgt. Me Keen- (Continued from page one). men stopped reporters fqllowin. the group. The newsmen made protest to the court and Hutchin son then directed the recorder tc read a transcript of the remarks made at the'creekside. s f.= o McKeon's former boss for cruit training took the wilnes stand yesterday. Lt. Col. Rober A. Thompson of Syracuse, N.Y said a march such as McKeo ordered was maltreatment. "Without adequate reconnais sance, without adequate safe guards . . . with full knowlcdg that members of the platoon coul not swim," said Thompson of hypothetical case similar to Jl Keon's, "it would be mallrea ment." He made the stalement durin cross examination by defense a torney Emile Zola Barman. Thompson declared 'that he ha never heard of similar nigh marches in his battalion. Concluding witness yeslerrla was this 5,000-acre training cen ter's provost marshal, Maj. Stan ley 51. McLeod of Spring City, P McLeod, a former cnliste man, described the events of th night of April 8 as he figured i them. He testified he got a call aim fl~145 p.m. to come lo the creek b hind the butts of Rifle Range There he organized a search fc the missing recruits, lost in th tidal waters. He told of ground search par- lies, of lighting ttie area, or organizing boats and finally of the long CD Test- NEW LANDMARK -- Northbound motorists traveling alone the New Hampshire toll road can easily see the new 51,000-square-foot manufacturing building btinf constructed off New Zealand road in Seabrook_by Barr and Bioomfjeld Shoe Co. The prefabricated-site! »nd aluminum structure, made up of two hansrer-Iike structures running the size of a city bloct, will be completed by early fall. The shoe company plans to shift its--operations f r o m Us. existing quarters on Railroad avenue. The change Is expected (o increase employment from 225 to 300 or m ore. p'c,ismouih Herald pbofo) Legal Snarl Faces Confident Publisher BOSTON HV-ln the face of a maze of legal and financial maneuvers, publisher John Fox vows that "no matter what happens, The Boston Post will be one of the strongest newspapers in Boston." Heart Attack Fata I To Shipyard Painter A 60-year-old Portsmouth Naval hipyard worker from Lawrence, Mass., died yesterday at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital, after a leart attack on the job. A shipyard spokesman 'identi- ied the worker as George Griffin, a painter. His survivors include lis wife, Mrs. Catherine Griffin, and a brother, James Griffin, both of Lawrence. Deputy Sheriffs Get Track Jobs Again CONCORD -- Two Rockingham lounty deputy sheriffs have been re-appointed b'y the State Racing Commission to jobs at Rockingham Park, when the race track opens for a 54-day season next Monday. Renamed by the commission today were Depuly Sheriff Charles B. Osgood of Exeter, who will serve again as chief inspector, and Deputy Sheriff William H.- talker of Deerfield, supervisor. Michael J. Dagoslino of Exeter was renamed as personnel investigator at the track this year, according o The Associated Press. Accident Reports Three cars were involved in an accident in a line of traffic yesterday at Congress and Fleet streets. The drivers were identified by Kilice as F. K. Buettner of 204 Sockhill Ave., Florence K. Grenier, 45, of 100 Holly Lane and Leopold Irenier, 43, of Manchester. Cars.driven by John P. Paola, 27, of 30 Wall St. and George F. Fritz, 69, of 133 Porpoise Way were involved in anji£i;ident yesterday West ipping The Community Club will sponsor a fair on Friend St. Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Johnson recently spent a week in Bristol, Va. as guests of their grandoughter Mrs. William Canler. . Harold Slilkey and Francis Harvey recently returned from a fishing trip in Canada. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Mclntosh vacationed in northern Maine re cently. A.2.C. James Rogers, of Lowery Air Force Base in Denver: Colo, is spending a leave.with his par ents.'Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rogers Mr. arid Mrs. E. Ralph Paring ton, Miss Linda Purington and Ralph C .Purington were -recen visitors in the While Mountains. on Maplewood avenue. Paola was backing his car from a driveway at the time, police said. Stork Quotation A son, Jeffrey Martin, to Mr. and Mrs. George W. Cooper of 6 Commercial St., Kiltery, July 8 at York Hospital. A son lo Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Raiche of 314 Circuit Rd. yesterday at Portsmouth Hospital. job of searching the creek bottom with grappling hooks for the bodies. : : £ JIcKeon sat impassive and rigid as McLeod described the scene. Back among the spectators sat Mrs. Maggie Mceks of Savannati, Ga., mother of recruit Pvl. Thomas C. Hardeman, who drowned. The mother and the sergeant met for the first lime during-a short court recess. "I hope the Lord will forgive you," she told the sergeant. There were tears in McKeon's eyes. Municipal Court Henry K. Cicerone Jr., 27,-. o 383 Pleasant St. was sentenced t a maximum silt-months in the House oT Correction today in Municipal Court, after he pleadei ;uilty to a charge of lewd am lascivious behavior. Police said the charge wa brought against Cicerone fo molesting a six-year-old girl mor than a month ago. The maximum penalty wa recommended by City Solicito Thomas E. Flynn who said he ha "absolutely no sympathy" for th defendant in cases of this kind. While pronouncing sentcnc Judge Oscar Neukom terme Cicerone's action as "sickening." The latest in the legal battle in- olving the Post and publisher Fox as a temporary injunction issued cslerday in federal court against ale of the Post Publishing Co. roperty. Judge George C. Sweeney also orbade the Second.Bank - State treet Trust Co. from delivering ny corporate shares of the Post publishing Co. to Fox pending fur, her orders of the court. The bank has the stock in escrow s security for a 1952 note given y Fox to the estate of Richard rozier, former owner of the Post. The petition for the injunction vas filed by a Lycoming County 'a., law firm which filed suit against Fox and the Post alleging non-payment of a $12,404 judge- ment obtained in McKean County, * * * .Fox, meanwhile, filed suit in Suf- olk Superior Court seeking an In- unction to prevent sale of Post itock to Mrs. Helen · D. Grozier, vidow of the former -publisher, 'rom whom he bought the paper n 1952. Mrs. Grozier, in turn, has a suit pending to prevent Fox from sell- ng the newspaper to Atty. John 5. Boltomly of Boston, who has an option to purchase the 125-year-old newspaper by July 31. .Mrs. Grozier maintains Fox owes her $1,200,000 of the "four million dollar purchase price. Fox has asked the court for a declaratory judgement that he is not in default on his note to the Grozier estate. The publisher claimed he-overpaid the Groziers by $350,000, asserting lhat financial statements submitted to him by the Groziers were "false" In that they did not include liabilities of $670,000. ' Judge Lewis Goldberg has Fox's petition under consideration. While waiting in the court corridor outside Judge Goldberg's chambers, Fox was served with six writs in connection with a suil brought against him by the New York brokerage firm of Kinney Co. Tlie concern claims Fox owes $3,000 in brokerage fees and commissions. A day earlier, the Internal Revenue Department filed a lien against Fox and his wife, Olga, for personal income taxes totaling $1, 285,102.69 for the years 194E through 1953. A previous lien for $332,OOC against Fox and his wife for; 195' income taxes was filed last Novem her. Fox charged he was the victim o two "squeeze plays." -.' * He said one was a "conspiracy by 100 banks in the federal reserv bank system not to loan him an money. The other, he charged, wa "engineered by someone high u in the Republican Party." He di not name him. Fox also fold reporters lhat "n matter what happens, The Pos will be one of the strongest papers in Boston. "Then watch me fight back. It all a matter of timing and m timing is perfect. I expect to r alize a million .dollars from th sale of the notes on my gas we holdings in Pennsylvania. "If Bottomly exercises his o] tion," Fox continued, "he will ha' the Post clear and will have a ml lion dollars with which to put up new building. "If he doesn't exercise the' o tion, I will pay off the obligations CASSELL MONUMENT CO. "I«l. Unitr.lJZ ~Display Central Are., Dover (near hospital). ALL WORK GUARANTEED Bane Guild Certificates. HEARING AID can b« worn in a woman's fiair, or clipped fo a necktft 1-4 · Opcriln (M IWf lb«« IC i Rrtl . » Rtw Dinc-Su* [arph**.t Others From $50 Batteries For All Makes The EYE GLASS SHOP i«ortaraln H«roW, Portsmouth, N.H. i«rtd t y, July 19, 1956 Page Thre« lC*itiniw4 from puce one) Normal mpd in jclivilies may be re- mlmitps aftpr ihp warn* ng has been sounded there. Civil )«fense personnel, however, will arllclpate from 10 a.m. tomorrow o 10 p.m., Saturday reporting first o Klttery Town Hall. In New Hampshire, Gov. Lane hvlnell will meet with his Civil icfense staff lo plan operations o meet simulated disaster condi- Hampton Tax Rate For'56 Set at $41 HAMPTON--There's good news today for taxpayers in Hampton:-- ions. * Portsmouth-based Navy ships lipped out of here yesterday to kid dispersal spots in the Atlantic part of "Operation'Hideaway," rdered · by Navy headquarters at Norfolk, Va. A destroyer force based !n Ncw- jort, H.I., and other vessels of the itlantic fleet from Maine to f'lori-, a participated in the operation, he Associated Press reported. The maneuver, ordered"Dy~S(lmT 'erauld Wright, commander-in- ihief of. the Atlantic Fleet, is de- ;Igned to lest ship dispersal in case f attack on major naval installa- idns. It will last until Saturday. Naval aircraft have also sought shelter at small airfields all along :he East coast. Since the nation's capital Is directly involved, (op government of- 'iclals and hundreds of other federal workers will l e a v e the 'doomed" capital by automobile for secret relocation centers in lalf a dozen states. President Eisenhower, however, won't go with them, lie's flying to Panama tomorrow night for meeting of the presidents o f . the American republics. But he'll be back in time to participate in the last two days of the Civil Defense exercise. Unlike the two previous tes alerts in past years, '.-he armec forces will take part in this one to ah undisclosed extent. The 1956 operation also will af ford a nationwide daytime test o the Conelrad emergency radio net work. All television and Fit radio stations will go off the air at'4:1' p.m. tomorrow for 15 minutes. Al The 195S tax rate, as approved by the State Tax Commission, will be $41, Town Manager John W. True said today. This is $3 less th«n the 1955 rate. There Is, however, a beach precinct which will have a ;ax rate of $4.90. The decrease is attributed to two things, according to True. First, the .town meeting this year closely ollowed (h« recommendations of he budget committee and second, lew construction has Increased the otal valuation. Total valuation Is approximately 14,420,000, an Increase of about 5500,000 over last year, True said. SQUARE DANCE KiKery Grang«"Holl HAROLD MATTSON S'AT., JULY 21, 8:30 P.M. ADMISSION 75c Hye Parking- (Continued from pare toe) It was voted fo send a letter of :hanks to Harlford for his continued interest and support of the association. Reports 1 also were read by Mrs. Mary Camlnatl, secrelary-treasvr- cr, and Lawrence- Police Chief Eli W. Perry discussed the.bcacii palrol and water safety. In addition, Perry (old thi group of traffic problems that fact his department. Special patrolman Spencer Sullivan and his son, Sheldon, who ii employed as lifeguard by the association, also spoke briefly to lh« group. standard radio stations will become silent too, except those equipped* for Conelrad broadcasting on 640 and 1240 kilocycles. The latter will broadcast Civil Defense information. - " CEMH^RY MEMORIALS MonaiMOH , Miffcm · attaint · Repalrrafl FRED C. SMALLEY SONS 195 Hanover S*. 48 K. PortimouU Oorir GEneva 6-1930 'Pho.i S95-W S1BSON MEMORIAL Ali Work Guaranteed Birre Go ltd Certificates Also Bonded Manmments. USD Lafi;ette fto GE 5-3377 And. If No Ansvter. 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