Newport Daily News from Newport, Rhode Island on July 22, 1955 · Page 2
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Newport, Rhode Island
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Friday, July 22, 1955
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TWO Kntered *· Beecnfl olnn matter «* tfc« pwf ·*": ·t Newport. R. I., gnd«r tfc» net of M«reh a, 18TP HEWS--NEWPORT, R. I., FRIDAY, JULY 22, 1955 Rev. Dr. Arthur Judge, Father Of Cyril B. Judge Dn«r Exc«pt 14O Tumi.*.. Stira**. Newport. It. L, VAVY GIVES MEIUT CERTIFICATES -- These three Newport men who completed a supervisors' development course receiving certificates in a recent Naval Net Depot ceremony at Melville. Lt. Cmdr. G. J. W. Flanders is shown making the awards to, from left. Frank A. Prasso of 20 Dexter St Lester Pulice ot 2 Coddington St., and Lewis C. Suggs of 46 Gould St. (Navy Photo) Sickly Student Maintains Innocence In Murder Of 14-Year-Old Schoolgirl REDDING, Calif. IS) -- Sickly, tubercular Burton W. Abbott faced a murder charge today but still maintained he was innocent of the death of Stephanie Bryan. Fully aware that the 14-year-old · Berkeley girl's decomposed body had been found near his family cabin - in Trinity County, the 27- ytar-old University of California accounting student discussed his cose for several hours last night with Berkeley police, who claim to have cracked his alibi lor the day the girl vanished on her way home from high school last April .28. : He told them nothing new, police laid. Berkeley Police Capt. A. H. Fording said Abbott's story of having been at the cabin, some 200 miles north of Berkeley, when the girl disappeared had gone "right out the window." Fording . said it had been flatly contradicted : by Wildwood Innkeeper Delbert · Cox. who has a "positive recollection" that Abbott had not come 'into the tavern April 28th as he i claimed. _ , : Prosecuting Atty. J. Frank Coak- : ley of Alameda County said here : yesterday, after the girl's remains :had been identified from dental ·work, that he would file a murder : complaint today against Abbott. '· Bloodhounds located the dead · girl Wednesday night in a shal- ·low grave on a steep ridge above ; Abbott's cabin near Wildwood Inn, : some 50 miles southwest of here. · Aiarr.eda C o u n t y Pathologist 'George S. Loquvam said after an 'autopsy that the girl had been .beaten or strangled to death. The skull showed "multiple, com- 'pound depressed" fractures either .by a "double-pronged" weapon or : two blows of a single weapon. A ·while cloth which may have been 'a pair of panties wns knotted i tightly about her neck. Abbott, arrested in his Alameda 'home shortly after the body was .found, stuck firmly to his story · that he knew nothing ot the girl or how she met death. "I haven't the slightest idea how Iranian Princess Seeks Divorce From American LOS ANGELES «T -- Princess Fatemeh of Iran hns sued for divorce from the American commoner who drew the wrath of her brother, the Shah. The p r i n c e s s . 26, youngest daughter of the late Shah Muhammed Riza Pahlavi, contends in her suit, filed yesterday, that Vincent L. Hillyer, 30, treated her cruelly and caused her "great mental suffering and anguish." She- asked for custody of tlielr son Kayvon, 3, and for clear title to a 5100,000 ranch in Madera C o u n t y , Calif., claiming she bought it with her own funds. Hillyer, now an importer, and the princess were married at Civitavecchia, Italy, April 13. 1950, The young Shah expressed disapproval of the union but later forgave them. the body got there," he told Inspector A. E, Rledel. He had been questioned many hours since his 32-year-old wife Georgia found Stephanie's- purse in a box of old clothing last Friday night and notified police^at Abbott's suggestion, she says:. The next day police found. Stephanie's books and a pair .of eyeglasses buried in the soft earth of the Abbott basement. Abbott then volunteered to take a lie detector test, which showed "sensitive reactions" which sent police and newsmen hurrying'back to the "Dead Man's Cabin" area in Trinity County--so-called because of an unrelated murder in the- same cabin several years ago. Abbott's family firmly supports him in his claim to innocence. Both his wife and his brother Mark stress his physical condition and say he could not have done physical violence to the girl or carried her body to where it was buried up a steep hill from the cabin. TOUGHER TRAFFIC LAWS DENVER OB--Gov. Ed Johnson has called for drastic revision of Colorado driver examinations and enactment of tougher laws against chronic traffic offenders. He recommended yesterday: Speed governors on automobiles. Sent safety' belts which, he said, would prevent 1 out of 10 traffic fatalities. ' --. . More frequent and stiffer driver examinations, including hearing tests, heart examinations and actual highway high-speed and mountain driving tests. T H E W E A T H E R Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut-- Fair and humid tonight. Fair, hot and humid Saturday. Boston--Fair, warm tonight with the lowest temperatures in the lower 70s. Fair, hot and humid Saturday. · · Eastport to Block Island--Gentle variable winds tonight, Westerlv winds 15-25 m.p.h. Saturday. Fail- weather and good visibility. Turn on unto lights by 8:48 p.m. EXTENDED FORECAST BOSTON «B--The U.S. Weather Bureau predicted today the temperature in New England the next 5 days will average near normal. Very warm and humid weather Saturday but turning cooler Sunday and Monday and then rising temperatures again by mid week. Some normals for the period: Boston 73, Providence 72. Nantucket 68, New Hnven, 72, Concord. N.H.. 70, Burlington 71. Portland 69, Eastport 62, Greenville 66 and Caribou 65, Precipitation during this period will on the average total less than 'A inch but with locally heavier amounts occurring in showers and thunderstorms northern portions of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont Saturday and over nil sections Sunday. - · What's "SPECIAL" About Our Dinners... Lots of people ask thlii question. First, tve tell them about th» wldi selection of dishes from appetizers to seafoods. Then, we 'tell thntn what other* hnv» suld ab^ut the srood food at the Embassj- served by *. friendly, efficient staff In an atmosphere of charm and cheer. Just don't take, our word for It--come s«e for yourself, real The EMBASSY "Whrrr Cooking In an Art, Biting · Real PlMsnre" SOB Thnmc. Ft- Opn. GOT'! Lnndln* T«l. IW« HOTEL VIKING BUFFET 1 EVERY $7.50 SUNDAY *· 4 n. !«. to OiOO P. M. Children naif Price Our Menu Includes: ROAST TURKEY -- BAKED Cloved HAM -- Swedish MEAT BALLS -- CHICKEN LIVERS Saute -and a Variety of Delicious' HOT Dishes and Attractive Salads. Make It A Family Party -- Our Feature Is -KOAST BEEF -- STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE HAMMOND ORGAN MUSIC Bellovne Avenue. TeL 8300 Gov. Miller Left Estate' Appraised At $1,261,651 SPECIAL TO THE NEWS NEW YORK--Mrs. Elizabeth D. Miller, of "Sachuest Lodge" Middletown and 612 Park Ave., New York, and two daughters living in Newport County, have been named as major beneficiaries in the will of the late Nathan L. Miller, former governor o£ New-York. A third Newport resident, now dead, also was named. Governor Miller left an estate appraised here at $1,261,651 gross and ?980,7T1 net by the New York State Transfer Tax Department. Mrs. Miller receives 5493,129. Her daughters, Mrs. Marion Labourdette of Indian Avenue, Middletown, and Mrs. Constance Phelps, of Middle- Road,.Portsmouth, each gets the Income for life from trust funds of about $65,000. The principal will ultimately pass to their children. : A third sister, Mrs. Margaret Miller Blakely, now dead, but formerly or "Sachuest Lodge", was left a similar bequest, which goes to her estate. In all, equal trust funds were set up for seven sisters. Governor Miller served as chief executive of New York for two years' after his election on the Republican ticket in 1920. He was defeated for reelection by Al Smith in 1922. -Previously, he was associate judge of the New York Court ot .Appeals'...At ·the.. '.j.lme . of/, his death', 'Ju'rte 26,1953,"he 1 wa's general counsel for U. S. Steel, a post he- had""held- 1 ' since 1925. Mrs. Wm. G, Croughan, 41, Wife Of Army Sergeant Mrs, Catherine G- Croughan, 41, of 12 Malbone Road, wife of S. Sgt. William Thorn?" Croughan, T"A., died at Newport Hospital early this morning after a long illness. She was born in Fall River, Jan, 23, 1914, a daughter of Mrs. Catherine G. and Edward C. Fitzgerald Sr, She had been a Newport resident since she was a child. Mrs. Croup-nan was a graduate of Rogers High School and the Newport Business School. Prior to her mar- riage'about 17::.years ago, she was employed by the Short Line as a stenographer. Besides her mother,, with whom she lived at the Malbone. Road address, and her husband, who is now stationed in Germany, she leaves two daughters, the Misses Cathfrinp nnd Barbara Croughan, two brothers, Daniel Fitzgerald of Newoort and Edward C. Fitzgerald Jr. of Portsmouth, and two sisters, Mrs. Walter Scott of' Newport and Mrs. Ann Gaudet of Middletown. The funeral will he held Monday morning from the Dunphy Funeral Home to St. Joseph's Church for n .mass of requiem. Burial will be in St. Columba's Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Arthur H.'Judge, rector emeritus of the Episcopal Church of St, Matthew and Sf. Timothy- in New York and father of Cyril B. Judge of "Sulthorne" on Webster Street, died Wednesday in New York. He was 96. Born in Montreal, he was -ordained In 1883, has been 'rector emeritus since 1922. He had been president of the standing committee o£ the Protestant Episcopal Diocese of Now York. Besides his son here. Dr.. Judge leaves two sons in New York, a daughter in Devon, Pa., seven grandchildren and two' great grandchildren. Dr. Adams'Yipes Wins Third Ida Lewis Race Dr. John Payson Adams' Yipes won its third straight Ida Lewis Yacht Club race Wednesday, a 12 mile competition, sailed in a-15- knot southwest wind. The- winner's elapsed time- was. two hours, one minute and 22 seconds, corrected to 1:41:13. William Grosvenor's Polly placed second, in elapsed and corrected times of 1:54:24-and 1:43:02. In third place was the scratch boat,. George Henry Warren's Souris, which finished in 1:55:40. ' . Mrs. Charles Barry, Former Newport Resident Mrs. Irene Girr Barry, daughter of the late Mr. ' and Mrs. James A. Girr of this city, died suddenly this morning in Coronado, Calif. Burial will be in Coronado on Monday. Mrs. Barry leaves her husband, Charles Barry, formerly of Newport, a son son, Robert, and two grandchildren in San Diego,. Calif., three sisters, Mrs. Knthryn Kempster and Mrs. William Bourne of Newport and Mrs. Noel Stewart of Montgomery, Ala., and two brothers, Frank Girr of Vernon Avenue, Middletown and Isador V. Girr of Athens , Ala. Suit Against Winchell Lost By Josephine Baker NEW 'YORK W--A S400.000 dam- .age suit by entertainer Josephine Baker against columnist Walter Winchell.' the Hearst Corp. and KingvFeatures Syndicate, has been dismissed in Fed'eral Court. Judge John C. Knox dismissed the suit, it became known yester- 'day after the plaintiff's attorney had failed to' file the required briefs' by last June 30. A pretnal examination in the case was held in May. . Miss Baker, a Negro who adopted French citizenship, filed the suit in 1951. charging that Winchell "maliciously, wantonly and recklessly printed and published' items attacking her. She charged he "embarked upon a public campaign to vilify, libel and damage" her following a visit she paid to the Stork Club. She said he was treated discourteously at the club, that WinchoJl was present during the incident and that he attacked her because he resented publicity concerning his presence. The club management denied any discourtesy. 50-YEAR FILE SUPPLY WASHINGTON Iff) -- Sen. Kennedy (D-Mass) said today ho has learned the Army sought recently to sell as "surplus" a 5450,000 suocly of stiff paper file folders-"enough to supply the entire federal government's need for the item -for 15 to 18 years." . Kennedy said one of his aides figured the seven million folders probably would be a 50-year supply for the Army. Saying that sounds wasteful, he said he will ask for some explanation of why a stock that big was bought. WRECK REPORTS AWAITED NEW-'HAVEN, Conn. Iff) -- The New Haven Railroad, a spokesman said today, is. awaiting reports from state and federal agencies on the cause of .the-July 14 wreck of the Federal Express at Bridgeport. The: spokesman-said, he assumed that the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Connecticut Public Utilities Commission, which conducted an investigation'jointly on Tuesday and Wednesday will issue separate reports. Neither agency has given any indication when a report will be forthcoming, the spokesman added. Howland's TWO MILHJ We Specialize In: Flowers, Bouquets and Arrangements for Weddings, Parties and Dances Plants, Flowers, Gifts Tel. SS30 COZY: CAB 2500 FOR GOOD RESULTS TRY A DAILY NEWS CLASSIFIED AD BORN Dr. Richard R. Knowles Newport Doctor Passes State Medical Examination Dr. Richard R. Knowles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard-R. Knowles of 14 Burdick Avc., has been, notified by the state Board of Examin- ersjn Medicine that he had passed recent examinations to qualify him to practice in Rhode Island. Dr. -Knowles, now in Detroit, plajns to come to Newport in two years to specialize in internal medicine. H6 has just completed the" first o£ three years of residency at the Henry Ford Foundation Hospital in Detroit. His internship was served at the Detroit Receiving Hospital. After graduating from De La Salle Academy in 1944, Dr. Knowles served in the Navy two years, ·took a pre-medical course at Loyola University in Chicago and graduated from Yale Medical School in 1953. He married Miss Colleen O'Connell, a graduate of the Newport Hospital School of Nursing. They have two daughters. Evelyn Nesbit Thaw Suffers Gastric Attack HOLLYWOOD '|/PI -- Mcs. Evelyn Nesbit Thaw was doing all right today at Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital where she is under treatment for a gastric attack. She was hospitalized Tuesday. Her physician said the attack was brought on by over-exertion and excitement attendant to the filming of the life story of the 70-year-old original Gibson girl. She has frequently visited the studio -where the picture. "The Girl in 'the Red Velvet Swing," is being made. It was in 1906. after Evelyn Nesbit was married to Harry K. ' Thaw, steel millionaire, that he shot and killed architect Stanford While in a jealous rage. Thaw, placed in a mental institution and later released, died several years ago. Mrs. Thaw, a sculptor, recently has been an instructor in a Los Angeles art school. New Bette Davis Movie To Premier In Portland PORTLAND, Maine .Iff) -- Folks | in her adopted home town and summer visitors will honor actress Bette Davis today -and get a glimpse of other motion . picture ! and television celebrities. i The occasion is tonight's world premier of Miss Davis' new picture, "The Virgin Queen," at the Strand Theater. The. presentation of the Twentieth Century-Fox production will be for the benefit of "the Portland Children's Theater, in which the actress has shown much interest since she moved several years ago to suburban Cape Eliza- 'bcth. A $5 ticket will get you into the theater to see the film. A $10 ticket includes an invitation also to- a hotel buffet supper and a chance to meet film actress Shirley Yamaguchi, actors Jay Robinson and Tom Ewell, Miss Davis, her actor - husband Gary Merrill,' and television stars Fayc Emerson and Jinx Falkenburg. CASWEL.I--July 21, 1958, at th« Naval Hospital, a daughter to Pfc. Raymond I* Canwoll. U. S. A,, an4 MTM. C.iBWCll of 53 JTarnum St., Tlverton. j IIUI-LEB--July 16, 1953, at Las j VoRas, Nov., a son, Timothy David, | to T. Sgrt Tliomnu Kullcr. TjSA, t n.nd Mrs. Kullor and grandson to I Mrs. Kmlly Watts of 44 Bdsar Ct.. j Newport. KJIOUS--July 21, 1355, at Non-port Hospital, a daufthtcr to Mr. and jtrs. Wayne L. Krous (Constance M. PendoTKaat) oi 20£ Bay Vlow OMAN--July 21, 1955, 'at WMSpn Matornlty Hospital, ,Sprlnartl«ld, Mass., a «on to Mr. »nd Mrs. Richard F. Oman (Gloria MiUingrton) and Krandnon to Mr. and Mrs. w. F. Jlllll'nston of 16 Carroll "Ave,, Newport. SHEEHAN--July 21, 1955, at · New- nort Hospital, a son to _Mr. and Wr-n .Jouoph B. Sheohan- (Margaret II. BofftO of 220 Park-Holm. ./· TRUVKR--July 21, 18D5. at Newport Hospital, a daughter to Mr. and SIrn. Charles W. Truver (AKnes Jloltoia) of 7* Brldso St. ·WASCHBR--July 21, 19S5, at the I Naval Hospital, a daughter to Kns, ind Mrs. Donald J. WMCher of "Whlto Lodsre," Belloyue Avo- nud. . r MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME l_ 375 BROADWAY Tel. 375 II DIED CROUOHAN--In this city, July _ 22, 1855, Catherine G., wife oi William T. Croushan, residence 12 .Miloone Funeral from the Dunpliy Funeral Home, Monday,-July 25th. at 8:50 A. M. Mass ot requiem at fat. JOHeph'a Church at 9:00 A, M. Relatives and friends are Invited to attend. Calling hours, Saturday 7-9. Sunday, 2-i and 7-9 p. m. LaMOND--In this city July 30, iR-Charlas F., U. S. N. Retired, hu«- band o f . M a r t h a McLaugrhlln La- IHond of 131 Kay St. · Funeral'from the O'Neill Funeral Home, 465 Spvlnir St., Saturday, July 2S, at 7:30 A. M. Mass of Requiem at St. Joseph's Church at 8 o'clock. Relatives and frlonds aro Invited. VlnJtlner hours Thursday and Friday 2 to 4 -and 7 to 0 p. m. Fleet Reserve Ritual Friday, July 22 at 8 p, m. IN MEMORIAM In Lovingr Memory Of MANUEL F. SILVIA , . 1944--July 22--1955 . Sadly Missed By . His Wife and Daughter Son-in-law and Grandchildren IN S1EJIOHIAM In t,ovlnp Memory Of Our Belovod Uncle and Brother S H E R W O O D NKTTISR 1 3 5 0 -- J u l y 22--1955- J L o v l n B memories never die, An years KO on and days K-O by. Deep In our hearts a memory Is kopt. Of a dour uncle w.o will never forset. Xover Forgotten By Hl» Niocew, Nephews, Sister Mrs. B. C. Penna--Niece 16 MANN AVE. TELEPHONE 693 I Mtienchinger King Hotel BUFFET DINNER SERVED EVERY SUNDAY FROM 5 TO 10 P. M. · With Assortment Of Hot and Cold American and Italian Dishes SUNDAY BUFFET --$2.50 , LOBSTER and SHRIMP ala Newburg KOAST CAPON with Pisotto BEEF PIE Save Miles of Time Today and Every Day SHOP AT The Crown Gift Shop "/ · · · ' HOTEL VIKING, Bellevue Avenue FOR ' ATTRACTIVE AND ORIGINAL GIFTS . AT REASONABLE PRICES Open Evenings Newport Academy Of Fine Arts FEL.Ui DE \VELDOM. D I R E C T O R PAINTING - SCULPTURE - CERAMICS History Of Art Lectures Colored Slides Of Famous Paintings by Courtesy Of The National Gallery Of Art HARRISON AVE. Call 41BO or «181 --MEMORIALS-- VI«It or nnll a* todny and ar~ rncfc* to c«vnm«niornto roar loved one* Robert C. Cottrel! C- Mnln Rood-- E N G R A V E D IN CKWKTKRT -Tel. 6267- LOR3 BROS. MONUMENTS AGENTS FOR TAl'KSTRY G R A I AM ROSE »KT MEMORIAL*. AI»o all trpe» of Cuttlnc. Cemetery lettering, etc. COR. FAREWELL and W A L N C T STS. . T»L SSOT He»laenee. n» Seeoml St. Tel. . TeL SSD7 COTTRELl'S MEMORIAL WORKS EST. 187» Bit J. B. COTTRIC1.L.1ST. J A M K S J. COTTRK1.U. Proprietor "HOCK of* A;KS A«KN«:Y- Look For. Thl» S«nl -- H IdrnttfiM All Rock. Of *K*» Monument* S5-30 Wnr»r St. id.wpc.rS. B- «. Fat Appointment Call O3 ·TATB OK H H O I M C I S L A N D AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATION* JAMESTOWN FERRY AUTHORITY SUMMER SCK:::JLE Leave JAMKSTOWN--«i(M A. M., 7iOO. 7lB3. OiOO. »,no, lOiOO. lOlSO. 11.00, 11.30. 12.00 M, 12.SO P. SI.. 1.00. 1 :TX. =.(10. 2:30. 3iOO 3.30, 4tOO.. 4.30. .BlOO, HUJO. OiOO. 6l30. t :W. 8.00, SlOO. 10.00. 11.00. Lenre NBWr-oRT -- Sl30 A. M- T.SO. Sl'JO. !».30, JOMJO. 10.30, 11.00. H.SO. 13.00 N. 1 2 . 5 0 P . M . I :OO, 1.30. S:OO. 2.30. S.IK). 3lSO. 4.00, 4t30, B.OO. Ot3O. O'OO. 0|3O. T.OO. 7.3O. 8|30 .0:30, 10i30. 11.30. Schedule Effective Mny SS, 10K3 to September 14. 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