Newport Daily News from Newport, Rhode Island on December 27, 1955 · Page 2
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Newport, Rhode Island
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Tuesday, December 27, 1955
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TWO UK crcnnd rlmm mn«rr ·« rtir P"»t affle* nt U*-wp«rl. R. I., under the ncl of Mnrrll 8. 1879 THE NEWS--NEWPORT, R. I., TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1955 Al 1411 Thnmn S«rer«. Newport. R. I DAILY NEWS CARRIERS ON DESTROYER -- These youngsters were entertained today -aboard the destroyer Benner tied up at the new berthing pier. Ens. Ernest Wojcik, special services officer was in charge of an inspection trip followed by refreshments. Clark Alger is at top. Under him peering through sights, is Jack Huppee. The other carriers are, from left, Christopher Lally, Dave Edes, Neil Coffey and Bobby Lazar. Fireman 1. C. Kenneth Juers is the sailor explaining the si(rht ' (Daily News-Hopf Photo). Middletown Stone Wall Demolished In One Of Many Holiday Accidents A motorist escaped injury in Middletowu tarly Sunday when his car crashed through a stone wall, ran 566 feet through a field landed atop the wall again. Town police said Kenneth and W. Ingraharh, 22, of the USS Hugh Purvis, was travelling south on Aquidneck Avenue at the time. He failed to round the slight curve at the Green End Avenue stoplight and hit the stone wall of the large open field at the southwest corner of the intersection. The field has been used for polo games - in the past. After knocking down 20 feet o£ the wall, the 1955 car went into tht field and careened south right behind the wall, and was wrecked. Ingraham, who left the car at the scene, was later picked up in ' a diner, police said. He will face court action. A driver \yas hurt in another Middletown accident late yesterday afternoon. Charles J. Ballman, 37, of 68 Chadwick St., was driving west uphill on Miantoiiomi Avenue and rammed a utility pole at the Boulevard intersection, snapping it off. He told police he had had no sleep for 72 hours and dozed at the wheel. Ballman was treated at the Naval Hospital fpr a scalp scrape and a cut lip. The car had $800 damage. In Portsmouth early yesterday, a car driven by 'Donn R. Rudasill, 19, of the USS Hyman hit a utility pole on East Main Road just north of the Middletown boundary line. Rudasill suffered a slight scrape of the right knee but was not hospitalized. His car was extensively damaged. A number of other accidents, mostly minor in nature, occurcd ovex- the long weekend in Newport, but no one was injured. Saturday's slippery roads- caused several collisions. A car driven by William C. Del Nero, 19, of 5S Second St., collided with one operated by Raymond L. Kingman, 56. of North Westport, Mass., around noontime on Marlborough St. A motorcycle and car came together about 4 p. m. at Broadway .and Bedlow Avenue. Robert E. Forney, 21, of the USS Warrington, operating the motorcycle, skidded and hit the car driven by Robert H. McCauley, 20, of 33 Keeher Ave. Around 5:15 p. m., a taxi collided with p private car on Rhode Island Avenue. Joseph A. Brosseau, 44, of 22 Coue St., Portsmouth, driving the taxi, coll'ded with arold R. Peckham, 51, of-166 Renfrew Ave., Middletown. At 9 p. m. there wn.s a collision between cars operated by Robert Mahan St. at Hillside Avenue and Admiral Kalbfus Road. On Sundays cars driven by William J. Nash, 17, of 20 Cranston Ave., and Clarence Shirley of 31 Fillmore St., collided during the afternoon on Touro Street. Minor damage was done to' two cars in an accident at Bellevue Avenue and Memorial Boulevard yesterday morning. Police said that a car driven by Mrs. Mabel E. Thomas, 43, of 53 Cowie St. was going south on Belleyue Avenue and started to turn east into Memorial Boulevard. A car driven by Earl Francis Fenn, 57, ol 32 Whitwell Ave. was coming north on the avenue and also .turned east at the same time, the cars coming together. Fenn complained of a sore elbow. Richard W. Sullivans Mark 25thAnniversary Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Sulli van of 1 Cozzons Court observed their 25th wedding anniversary yesterday with a- family dinne party at their home. They wer married Dec. 26, 1930 in SI Joseph's rectory by the late Rev John W. Marren. Mrs. Sullivan i the former Miss Eleanor Millei daughter of Mrs. William A. Mil. er of 14 ] / 2 Third St. and the late Mr Miller. Mr. Sullivan 'is employe at the Monowatt Corp. With them for the celebvatio were their five children, two sons in-law and four grandchildren They are Airman 2.C. Richard \V Sullivan Jr., USAF, home from hi duty at Loring Air Force Base i Limestone, Maine; Mr. and Mrs Julius J. Borges Jr., of Middle town, and their two children; Mi and Mrs. Robert W. Allen of 19 Third St., and two children; Joh F. and Patricia Sullivan. Mrs. Arthur P. Baugh, Jamestown Colonist Funeral services will be held tomorrow for Mrs-. Nina Archer Baugh. widow o£ Arthur P. Baugh of Jamestown and Philadelphia, who died Friday in Philadelphia following a heart attack. Mrs. Baugh was a summer resident of Jamestown for more than. 40 years. She owned homes on Racquet Road and on Walcott Avenue. She was a member of St. Mark's Church. Surviving are three sons and two daughters, Arthur P. Baugh Jr., of Philadelphia, \vitfi whom Mrs. Baugh was spending the winter; Pierce and Samuel Baugh of Hingham, Mass., Mrs.. V. Petrov Gopcevic o£ Darien, Conn.,'and Mrs. George ' Bullock of · Worcester, Mass., and 10 grandchildren. Harry Sandager, Ex-Congressman Former Congressman Harry San- ager, 68, of Cranston, died of a eart attack Saturday while deliv- ring Christmas presents. He was n his car, driven,by an employe, hen he suddenly collapsed. He leaves his wife, the former fliss Mildred A. Fitzpatrick of Bar Harbor, Maine, to whom he was larried last July, and two sisters, /Irs. Harry Pave of North Attle- oro and Mrs. Frank Fearney of Lake City, Fla. He was born in D rovidence, the son of Maurice and -ouise Larson Sandager. His broth- r, the late William Sandager, was lerk in the Supreme Court for early 40 years. Always prominent in Republican tate activities, Mr. Sandager was i state representative from 1928 to 936. He succeeded Judge Walter Ilurry .as minority leader after the atter was named a judge in 1935. He was a secretary of Congressman Walter R. Stiness while study- ng at George Washington an'd eorgetown Universities. He was elected to Congress in 1938 while running on the same ticket with William H. Vanderbilt, who was elected governor in that year. Mr. Sandager was an office executive for Dutee Wilcox Fling before establishing his own automobile business in 1931, which he was conducting at the time of his death. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.. tomorrow at the Funeral Home of T. F. Monahan Sons, in Providence. Bowling Alley Owner James F. Magee, 71, football player of an earlier generation, died Saturday afternoon at Harrison House on Harrison Avenue after-a long illness. Born in Leominster, Mass., June 14, 1884, he was the son of Bernard and Catherine Walsh Magee. His family moved to Newport when he was a child. He was proprietor of Magee's Cafe and of the Little Four Bowley Alleys at 530 Thames St. Mr. Magee played .tackle .on the well-known Bangersj football^ team of Newport World War in 1906-1908. During I he worked at the Miss Lesliie D. Hooper, Retired School Teacher Miss Leslie Dwight Hooper, 88, retired Boston school teacher and aunt of Gardner Dunton of 27 Rhode Island Ave., died Saturday at Harrison House on Harrison Avenue where she had lived since last Februrary. Born in Bos Ion, a daughter ot BORN NOLAN--Dec. 25, 1955, at. Newport Hospital, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert F. Nolan (Mary P. Perry) of Gooseberry Hoad. SHIPLEY--Dec. 27, 1955, at- Newport Hospital, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Darl H. Shipley (Dorothy M. Cox) of 136 Prospect Hill St. BIKER--Dec. 25, 1955. in Atlanta. Ga., a son to Mr. and Mrs. R. Douglas Biker (Ruth Husllns) of Atlanta and grandson to Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Rusling of .20 Ward Avc., Middletown. DIED TO CHECK ON POND ICE Public Recreation Commissioner George W. Donnelly today was directed by Acting Manager George W. Michael to check on the safety of the ice on all ponds in the city. Because all of the ponds are not public property, the city in the past few years has not inspected 1he ice on any of the ponds Michael felt that the safety ol skaters reouired a check on the thickness of ice within the cily limits. MISTINGUETT STRICKEN PARIS Iff)--Friends of Mistinguet famous for her beautiful legs, wer optimistic today that she would re cover from the stroke she suffere just before the Christmas holiday Although the 82-year-old tnus: hall actress is paralyzed and on: partly conscious, they reported today that her condition Was improving. Her temperature is normal and there are no complications. Mistinguett was taken suddenly ill at the home of her brother, a few miles outside Paris. Her only son, Dr. Leopold Lima Da Silva, is attending her. " ERNEST CLAYTON PROVIDENCE Iff)--Ernest Clayton, 66, former president of the Rhode Island Bankers Assn., died yesterday. He had retired in 1953 as president of the Industrial Trust Co. which merged with the Providence Union National Bank to become the Industrial National Bank, which he continued to serve as director. QUAKE. BOCKS SYRIA DAMASCUS, Syria Iff) -- A six- second earth tremor shook Damascus and was felt all over Syria J. Smith, 44,' of 258 Park-Holm, early today. No damage or casual- and Herman E. Cato, 30, of 87 tics were reported. MRS. AGNES BALDWIN BRETT MARBLEHEAD, Mass. Iff) -Mrs. Agnes Baldwin Brett, 79, 'an Dwight B. and Amerilia Winship Hooper, she graduated from the Boston Normal School. She taught in the Boston public schools for half a century prior to her retirement in 1936. Besides her nephew she leaves a sister, Miss Blanche Hooper,-who lives with Mr. and Mrs. Dunton. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in St. Luke's Church, Allston, Mass. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass. Mrs. Charles Burdick, Native Newporter Mrs. Catherine Frances Burdick, 55, of 121 Park-Holm, died Saturday at Newport Hospital. She was born in Newport Jan. 2, 1900, the daugher of the late Michael and Julia Sheehan. Shea. Besides her husband Charles, she leaves four sons, Whitney C. Burdick of Providence, Donald V. Burdick of Las Gatos, Calif., and Clark and Vernon G. Burdick of Newport; two sisters, Mrs. Cecil F. Butler and Mrs. Julia F. Degen of Newport; two brothers Michael Shea of Bayonne. N. J., and John Shea of Providence; and four grandchildren. The funeral will tie held tomorrow morning from the Memorial Funeral Home to St. Lucy's Church. A requiem mass will be said at 9 o'clock. Burial will be in" St Columba's Cemetery, Naval Torpedo Station. He was a member of the Over-Fifty Club and of the Father Mathew Total Abstinence Society. Surviving are a. daughter, Mrs. Joseph J. Mulcahy of Middletown; two sons, James H. and F. Robert Magee of Newport; four sisters, Mrs. Annie Schneider of Boston, Mrs. Minnie Clifford of Brockton, Mass., Mrs. Margaret Arendes of Middleboro.iMass., and Miss Catherine Magee of Newport, and four grandchildren. * . The funeral will be held tomorrow morning from the O'Neill Funeral Home to St. Mary's Church where a requiem mass will be said at 9 o'clock. Burial will be m St Columba's Cemetery. Giles Carr Gardiner, Native Of Jamestown Giles Can- Gardiner, 75, assistant treasurer of ^Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corporation in Danbury, Conn., of, which he was a, founder, died Christmas Day at the Danbury Hospital after a six weeks' illness. He was a brother of Miss Lucy -Allen Gardiner of Norttn Road, Jamestown. · He was born in Jamestown, Jan. 10, 1879, son of Allen and Mary [Catherine Carr Gardiner, and lived there until he was 18. He was a member of, the .First Congregational Church of Danbury of Progressive Lodge A. F. and M. of Brooklyn, N. Y., and the Danbury Rotary Club. Besides his wife, Mrs.. Hope Hogg Gardiner, and sister, Mr. Gardiner leaves a son, .H. Allen Gardiner of Ambler, Pa., and two grandchildren, Giles Carr and Keith Carr Gardiner. Funeral services will be held this evening at^the Kyle-Hull Funeral Home in Danbury, with the Rev. Harold' E. Crow officiating. Committal services will be at Cedar Cemetery in Jamestown, tomorrow at 1 p.m. BAUGH -- On December 23, 1965. iNlna Archer, wife of , the late Arthur P. Baugh, Sr,, of Jamestown, R. 1. and Villa Nova, Pa. Solemn Requiem Mass at the University of Villa Nova Church on Tuesday at«10 a.m. Interment private, friends may call Monday afternoon and evening at her home, 175-1 Cedar Lane, Villa Nova, Pa. In lieu of flowers, contributions - may be sent to Bryn' Mawr Hospital, Bryn .Mawr, Pa. BURDICK--In Newport, December 24, Catherine P. Burdick of 121 Park-Holm. Funeral will lie held at the Memorial Funeral : Home, 375 Broadway, on Wednesday, December 28. at 8:15 ii. m., followed by a re. quiem' mass at St. Lucy's Church, I Middtetown, at 9 o'clock. Friends may call at the Memorial Funeral .Home this evening 7-9 p. m. HOOPER--In this city, December 24, 1965, Miss ' Leslie Dwight, daughter of the late Dwight B. and Amelia Winship Hooper, In her 89th year.. · , Services at St. Luke's Episcopal ' Church, Allston. Mass., "WedneB- day, December 28, at 2 p. m. Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. ' Please do not send flowers. MAGEE--In this city, December 25, 11)55, James F. Magee. of 2 Dean Avemie. Funeral from the O'Neill Funeral Home, 4(J5 Spring St., Wednesday, December 28, at 8:30 a. m. Mass of requiem at St. Mary's Church at 1 9 o'clock. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours 2-4 and 7^9 p.m. RIICER--Dec. 25, 1055, in Atlanta, Ga., the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Douglas Hiker of Atlanta, and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Rusling of 26 Ward Ave., Middletown, R. I. Mrs. John Armstrong, Newporter's Mother Mrs. /Mary Armstrong, 71, mother of John J. Armstrong of 59 Second St., died yesterday at her home, 202 Althea St., Providence. She was the widow of John W. Armstrong. Mrs. Armstrong' was born in Ireland on Aug. 30, 1884, a daughter of Owen and Mary Connolly. She had been a L resident of Providence for 50 years and was a member of the Tabernacle Society of the Church of the Assumption, Providence. She leaves two other sons, Edward of Providence, and Francis J. Armstrong of Wilmington, Del., two 'laughters, Mrs. Anna Migliaccio of Cranston and Miss Elizabeth Armstrong and 14 grandchildren. i / The funeral will be held Thursday morning from her home with a solemn requiem mass in the Church of the Assumption. Burial will be in St. Ann's Cemetery, Cranston. authority on coins and for many j of the Society, years honorary curator American Numismatic died yesterday. She was the first American woman to receive the medal of the Royal Numismatic Society of London. She recently comletcd a catalogue on Greek coins for the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Local Sea Food At It's Best! Freshly Opened Oystew Stew 900 Baked Oysters Casino $1.25 Fried Oysters, Vegetable and Potato $1.35 Casserole of Lobster, Scallops and Fresh Shrimps, Newburg, Vegetable and Potato ' $2.25 Fried Fresh Jumbo Shrimps, Vegetable and Potato $1.75 Fried Tender Sweet Clams, Cole Slaw, French Fries §1.35 Hotel Viking Mural Grill Season's Greetings- The Crown Gift Shop Hotel Viking ,, . . Bellevue Avenue KOBEKT OAKLAND NEW YORK Iff)--Robert Garland, 60-year-old playwright, scenario writer and former drama critic on newspapers here and in Baltimore, died early today following a stroke. He was drama critic for the New York Journal-American from 1943 to 1951. Previously he had been drama critic for 1he old New York World - Telegram and motion picture critic on the old New York American. 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Traditionally Pleasant Atmosphere Muenchinger-King Hotel i A Few Apartments Now Available At Winter Rates For Reservations -- CaU 3700 An Appreciation The Employees of Christie's wish to thank Matthew J. Faerber for his generous Christmas Gift. Also thanks to Mr. Christie. HOWLAND'S ( A X X E LEYS) ·WEST 3IAI.-V 110AD NEAR TWO MILE CORNER CORSAGES For NEW YEAR'S EVE ALL OCCASIONS. Tel. 3530 An Appreciation The parents of William H. Sullivan, Jr:, of 38 Second Street, thank Mr. Mitchell H. Ashe and the employees of Manuel Brothers for their generosity at Christmas. Mi-, and Mrs. William H. Sulliva'n An Appreciation ; We, the members of the Perry Garage Organization, wish«to thank the Board of Directors and Miss Anthony for the generous Christmas present. IN MUMOIUAM In Loving Memory Off JIUTH P. BLIVEJf who died December 26, 1927 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. 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The only business will be the nomination ot Shareholder* for any vacancies in the Board of Directors, Credit Committee, and Supervisory Committee. Six terms are expiring. The 2nd meeting will be the Annual Shareholders' Meeting on Monday, Jan. 16th. This meeting will Include election of Jan. 3rd nominees, reports of Officers, dividend, general welfare, progress, and future plans. It is not too late to start your 195G Christmas t_-..ib. We still have a lew of each kind left. When these are gone, new applications will have to wait until the 1957 Club starts. 1 THE PEOPLE'S CREDIT UNION I 282 Thames Street at Mason's CourJ and Green Street (Save for Your Scrapbook.) Rely on yorir alcllled mover* to pack your Craclle po»»e»Mlonis carefully . - - uivlnn t h e m ·pectnl cure. We mill move or mton yonr thins- quickly ·nd proffeBnlonally «t » remarkably «mnll coit to yea. 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