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when a plane from that city, bound for Lake Delton, Wis., fell near Sharon, Wis. The others were R. E. Holly, Vice President of the School; Miss Beverly Mortensen and Rosaline Tolley. July 31-In Germany, Chancellor Hitler has ordered a ban on Christian Science "for protection of the public and the State." --Switzerland began celebration of its foundation as a republic. Messengers carried torches from the three original Cantons-Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden-and were made to set fire to a pyre in the middle of the glade near Brunnen where 33 men held their historic gathering 650 years ago.
Aug. 1-In the U. S. Court in Camden, N. J., Enoch
Aug. 2-In anticipation of the ban on processing of
-A typhoon swept the Island of Guam at 100
Aug. 5-In Arizona, the bodies of six men and a
Aug. 13-In Chile, 60 or more persons were killed
-The United States exchanged ratifications of
Aug. 14-In Tokyo, Vice Premier Baron Kiichiro
Aug. 18-Fire of undetermined origin destroyed
spread of flames caught some workers below deck;
-An airplane from the United States hit a moun-
Aug. 20-In Detroit, 1,000 street cars and 2,700
Aug. 23-By Executive Order the United States
Aug. 24-Joseph Bason, of Jersey City, was crushed
Aug. 27-Ex-Vice Premier Pierre Laval, 58, and
-Japanese planes bombed Yenan, in Shensi Province, headquarters of the Chinese Communist party.
Aug. 29-The legal controversy between the United
-A collision at Demby Wielkie between a freight
Sept. 1-The Labor Day weekend
playing in a street were burned to death when Sept. 2-In Hempstead, L. I., N. Y., three children an Army pursuit plane fell and broke to pieces, scattering flaming gasoline. The pilot, Lieut. R. W. Scott, who had bailed out, landed in a tree a block away.
supply route to Chungking, Japanese armed Sept. 3-Having destroyed, they said, an important forces evacuated Foochow, which had been occupied since April 21. The Chinese battled the departing troops.
killed two persons in the St. Paul-Minneapolis Sept. 4-A mile-a-minute wind and rain storm area, injured 75, destroyed 50 buildings and damaged the Minneapolis Soo Line railroad shops.
the 111-year-okt Sept. 6-With the laying of the keel of the 10,000cruiser Wilkes-Barre, ton Cramps shipyard in Philadelphia, was formally reopened.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, died in Sept. 7--Mrs. James Roosevelt, 86, mother of
her summer home, Hyde Park, N. Y. Her son and the latter's wife were by the bedside at the end. The cause of the demise was an acute circulatory collapse caused by old age. She was buried in St. James's Church Yard in Hyde Park. Her maiden name was Sarah Delano, and she was born in Newburgh, N. Y., Sept. 21, 1854, daughter of Warren Delano and Catharine Robbins Lyman Delano. She was a direct descendant of Phillippe De la Noye, a Huguenot, of Leyden, Holland, who came to the United States and Americanized his name to Philip Delano. Mrs. Roosevelt willed the Hyde Park estate to her son.
Sept. 8-In Hanover, Germany, authorities began assembling the Jews into the mortuary hall of the Jewish cemetery, following the Mayor's order evicting them from their homes on 24 hours' notice. The eviction orders also provided for the sale of their property, the proceeds to be turned over to them "at a given time." The arders mentioned, as one reason for the ousters, a book written by a Jew in New York City, demanding "sterilization of all Germans and employment of German soldiers as coolies in foreign lands."
Sept. 9-Owing to the activity of the Matupi volcano, the capital of the Island of New Britain has been moved from Rabaul to Lae, 18 miles away, on the coast at the mouth of the Markham River in Huon Gulf.
-An Army bombing plane with six men aboard left Tacoma, Wash., and was not heard from after 4:59 A. M.; on Sept. 22, the wreckage was found on the 7,000-foot level of Mount Constance, on the Olympic Peninsula. The plane appeared to have exploded.
Sept. 10-Under a provision of the Railway Labor Act, President Roosevelt put off for at least 60 days a strike of 1,250,000 railway workers by creating, by executive order, a fact-finding board. to investigate the wage dispute. Warren L. Morse of the University of Wisconsin Law School was named as chairman. The strike had been
called by the "Big Five" operating and the 14 non-operating unions. Sept. 11-An earthquake in Eastern Turkey destroyed 40 villages in Van Province.
Sept. 12-The Canadian Cabinet agreed to let the Dionne quintuplets reunite with the rest of the family on the completion by the father of a new home in Callander, Ontario.
Sept. 13-The New Zealand Parliament has ended the death penalty, also flogging. -The Duke of Kent returned to England by plane from Canada and the United States. Sept. 14-In Zagreb, Croatia, bombs attributed to Communists exploded in the central telephone exchange injuring a German major and at least 13 other persons. In another quarter of the city Croat soldiers were wounded by machine-gun fire.
Sept. 15-Derailment, near Columbus, Ohio, of 10 cars in a 60-tank-car train bound for Philadelphia, caused loss by fire of 100,000 gallons of crude petroleum.
-Alfred Charles Nunez Arnold, believed to be the oldest man in Great Britain, died in a Liverpool convalescent home at the age of 112. He habitually rose at 8:30 A. M., drank tea and did one hour of exercises.
Sept. 16-At a Fordham University symposium, New York City, Prof. V. F. Hess, Nobel 1936 Physics Prize Winner, said that, assuming the earth's center is liquid and contains radio-active matter, the end of the world could be brought about 2,000,000,000 years from now by liquefaction. Prof. Joseph Lynch, another physicist, said evidence from thermodynamics, terrestrial magnetism and part of the evidence from seismology indicated that the earth had a solid core, which would offer escape by conduction for any radioactive heat generated within the core. Sept. 17-In Copenhagen harbor an explosion on the destroyer Goeteborg spread to the destroyers Klas Horn and Klas Uggla, and all three went to the bottom; 31 Swedish sailors were killed and 12 were injured.
-A strike of electrical workers gave Kansas City a four-hour blackout. -In Nanking, capital of the Japanese-sponsored National Government of China, a bomb explosion at the railway station killed eight persons and wounded 35; over 20 persons were killed by bomb explosions.
Sept. 18-The Court of Political Responsibilities in Spain passed a sentence of 15 years exile and inflicted heavy money fines on ex-Premier Juan Negrin and Luis Jiminez, ex-Vice President of the Cortes. Both are fugitives, Negrin in Mexico. Sept. 19-A truck load of nitro-glycerin exploded on the highway near Bradford, Pa. The truck
was destroyed and no trace of the driver was found. J. C. Martin, an oil operator, following the truck, was killed in the wreckage of his auto. The blast leveled trees on both sides of the highway for 100 yards, and ripped a crater 10 feet deep and 25 feet long in the concrete road. Sept. 20-President Roosevelt signed at Hyde Park. N. Y., and thereby put into effect at 1:15 P. M. the biggest tax bill in the nation's history, calling for new and higher levies all down the line as a means of raising $3,553,400,000, thus Corporation income, including excess profits, $1,382,100,000; Individual income, $1,144,000,000; Capital stock tax, $22,300,000; Estates and gifts. $157,600,000; Excise and miscellaneous taxes, $846,800,000; Total, $3,553,400,000.
Sept. 21-Millions of Hindus flocked to the seaside and to sacred rivers and tanks throughout India for the solar eclipse. They offered prayers, distributed alms to the poor and bathed in the holy waters. More than 500,000 from all parts of India bathed in the sacred tanks at Kurukshetra.
Sept. 23-Government troops took control of Argentine air fields, including El Palomar, just outside Buenos Aires; General Urquiza Urquiza airdrome in Parana; El Plumerillo in Mendoza, Coronel Pringles in Villa Mercedes, San Luis Province. The military airplane factory at Cordoba also was under guard.
-In a rebuffed effort to lay their grievances personally before President Camacho at his home in a Mexico City suburb, nine labor union marchers were shot to death by soldiers. -The Duke and Duchess of Windsor flew from the Bahamas to Miami, Fla. The Duke went to the University of Miami to visit R. A. F. cadets undergoing advanced flight training under the direction of Pan American Airways instructors; on Sept. 25 they arrived by train in Washington, where cheering crowds followed them everywhere. They made a brief call on the President and were guests-he of the National Press Club, she of the Women's National Press Club. The couple went by train to Canada by way of Chicago, crossed the border on Sept. 28, at North Portal, Sask., thence to Aldesyde, whence they motored to the Duke's ranch in Alberta.
-In New York City, at Flushing Meadow Park, a 6-ton black granite monument was unveiled; 50 feet below it lies buried the Time Capsule, a record of the World of Today to be uncovered and opened in the year 6939, in the World of Tomorrow. The capsule was buried there Sept. 23, 1938.
-The Rajah of Sarawak changed his government from an absolute to a constitutional monarchy. Sept. 24-The Supreme Soviet abolished the German Volga Republic, the inhabitants of which had been ordered to Siberia to prevent any subversive activity. The Soviet awarded 15 administrative districts to the Saratov region and seven to the Stalingrad region.
Sept. 25-In China, Japanese troops bombed Changsha, capital of Hunman Province, south of Hankow, and began "a battle of annihilation" against 300,000 troops defending the city. They claimed its capture Sept. 28. Parachute troops were used.
-The freighter, Ethel Skakel (formerly the Libby (Maine) laden with steel rails for the Puerto Rico Naval base, sank in a storm; 20 lives lost. Sept. 26-At their convention in Lansing, Mich., the State. County and Municipal Workers of America, C. I. O. union of civil service employees, revised its constitution to establish machinery for strikes in government departments and public and private hospitals. Sept. 27-The President of Ecuador, Carlos Arroyo de Rio, announced in a letter to the Governors of all States that extraordinary powers had been conferred on him by Congress and the State Council. He declared he would not use them unjustly nor despotically, but only to prevent political use of the international situation to undermine the government.
-Mexico and Central America were swept by hurricanes and floods; 100 fishermen were drowned and much livestock destroyed.
Sept. 28-Miss Marion Miley, 27, golf player, was shot to death by masked burglars, at the Country Club, Lexington, Ky., and her mother was fatally wounded.
Sept. 29-Special examiner, Judge Charles B. Sears, who heard the evidence in the Harry R. Bridges case at San Francisco, recommended in a report to U. S. Attorney General Biddle, that the West Coast labor leader be deported, inasmuch as the testimony indicated membership in and affiliation with the Communist party. The House of Representatives, on Oct. 6, with less than 50 members
present, voted to deport Bridges. The House, on June 13, 1940, voted by 330 to 42 to deport him, but the Senate pigeonholed the measure. -Col. Sir John Laurie was elected Lord Mayor of London. He was an Alderman and Sheriff in the City of London Administration. He is a bachelor. His great uncle, Sir Peter Laurie, was Lord Mayor of London in 1831.
Sept. 30-Flooded rivers of southern New Mexico inundated widely separated towns and cities tonight, causing heavy damage to crops and highways before rolling into neighboring Arizona and Texas.
Oct. 1-William C. Brooks, 49, a pioneer American air pilot, and Frank C. Burgess, geologist, of Utica, N. Y., were two of five persons killed in an Andes plane crash in Bolivia. -In Oita prefecture, Japan, 75 to 100 persons, mostly middle-school students, were drowned when a passenger train toppled from a bridge into a storm-swollen river.
Oct. 2-The Massachusetts Senate convicted State Executive Councillor Daniel Coakley, 75, on misconduct and maladministration. He was ousted from office and barred for the future from "holding any position of profit or honor or trust under this Commonwealth." It was charged criminals obtained pardons through fraud. Oct. 5-The Chinese Central News Agency reported that Chinese forces had evacuated Chengchow, railway center in North Honan Province, after "inflicting 5,000 casualties on the Japanese." Oct. 6-Pamela Hollingsworth, 5, of Lowell, Mass., who had been wandering eight days in a White Mountain wilderness in New Hampshire, without food, was found by a CCC worker as she was trudging along Middle Sister Trail, about two miles from the White Ledge National Forest grove where she had disappeared on a family picnic. Able to walk and talk, the little girl mumbled to her father through swollen lips: "Daddy, I've been waiting for you." Her toes had been frost bitten. Hundreds of persons had taken part in the search. Her frosted feet kept her in the hospital until Oct. 27. -Federal Judge F. G. Caffey, in New York City, denied the request of the U. S. Government for an order dissolving the Aluminum Company of America. He ruled that the charges of monopoly concerning the 12 branches of the company had not been proven, and that its dissolution would be greatly contract to public interest."' -The new Prime Minister of Australia, John Curtin, set up a Laborite Cabinet. -George Hopkins, 30, a parachute jumper who had landed six days previously atop the 1,280-ft. volcanic spire near Endurance, Wyo., was rescued by mountain climbers who anchored ropes in rings in the sides of the peak.
Oct. 9 The U. S. Supply Priorities and Allocation Board prohibited the start of any more nonessential public or private construction projects requiring appreciable quantities of critical materials."
Oct. 11-The Duke and Duchess of Windsor were welcomed by thousands of persons when their special train arrived in Baltimore, the native city of the Duchess. More than 250,000 lined the streets two days later while the couple drove to the City Hall for an official welcome. Oct. 12-Four of eight buildings in Fall River, Mass., of the Firestone Rubber and Latex Co., were swept by fire. The loss of crude rubber was estimated at 15,850 tons, and the total loss at $13,000,000.
Oct. 13-An emergency bill to permit 3,000 to 5,000 naturalized Americans residing abroad to retain their citizenship was rushed to the White House in time to beat the deadline at midnight when provisions of the new nationality act went into effect which would have deprived them of their citizenship.
Oct. 14-The 3,198 Danish steamship Bonita sank in one minute, after a collision with the 1,046ton Swedish steamship Bojan off the southern tip of Sweden, and 21 of her crew were missing; four were rescued.
-Argentina and the United States signed the first trade treaty between the two countries in almost a century. Oct. 15-In the Federal Court in Philadelphia, the Government dismissed three indictments and two criminal information complaints against Grover Cleveland Bergdoll, a World War draft dodger who is serving a 72-year sentence at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Oct. 16-Ex-Premiers Edouard Daladier and Leon Blum and Generalissimo Maurice Gamelin, former allied commander in chief, were sentenced
by Marshal Henri Petain to imprisonment in the fortress of Portalet, in the Pyrenees, until their trial for their responsibility for France's entrance into the war in 1939 and for her defeat. Oct. 20-On the way home from their ranch in Western Canada the Duke and Duchess of Windsor visited New York City. Oct. 21-Mexico and Great Britain resumed diplomatic relations broken in 1938 when the Cardenas Administration expropriated British oil properties in Mexico.
-A decree in Unoccupied France banished all automobiles made before 1925, under a penalty of a fine of 5,000 francs. -The British Ministry of Agriculture made an error in announcing a plan to "improve a considerable area of land in the neighborhood of Llanfairpwillgyngyligerchwrndrobwlllandsillogogogoch," Wales. The name should have been spelled "Llanfairpwillgwyngyligergerychwyrndro
Oct. 22-In the British Columbia Provincial election the Liberals failed to keep their majority in the Legislature.
Oct. 23-Mrs. Florence Maybrick. 80, was found dead in bed in South Kent, Conn., where she had lived since 1920 under her maiden name of Florence Chandler. She was a native of Mobile, Ala., daughter of a banker. Her mother was the former Carrie Holbrook of New York. When Florence was 18 her mother, who had become the Baroness de Roques, took her to England where she met James Maybrick, a Liverpool cotton broker. They were married next year. After his death from arsenic, in 1889, his widow was convicted of his murder and was sentenced to be hanged. Public clamor on both sides of the Atlantic led to a change of the sentence to life imprisonment. She was released at the close of 16 years in a cell, and she returned to the United States, living outside Chicago, in Florida, and finally in South Kent.
Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes ended the gasoline curfew in the East.
Oct. 24-The 1911 U. S.-Japan seal protection treaty expired. Japan gave as reason for abrogating the pact that damage had been inflicted on the Japanese fishing industry by the increase of fur seals. It is estimated that the seal herds increased during the period of protection from about 125,000 in 1911 to 2,300,000 at the present time.
-The Duke of Windsor inspected airplane equipment defense shops at East Hartford, Conn. Oct. 25-An Army plane crashed in a fog against a hill in Suisum Valley, Cal.; five persons were killed.
Oct. 26-Near Clanton, Ala., 15 persons were burned to death and eight others were injured when a bus struck a bridge.
Oct. 27-An explosion in a coal mine near Nortonville, Ky., killed 15 workers. -Lieut. Commander William K. Vanderbilt, retired, presented to the Navy the yacht Alva, which has 4,200 horsepower Diesel motors and has circled the globe three times. Oct. 28-In New Mexico five Army fliers were killed in a crash 150 miles southeast of Albuquerque; two others died in a fall near Woodville, Cal.
-The Duke and Duchess of Windsor lunched in the White House, with the President, and the latter's daughter-in-law, Mrs. James Roosevelt, who served as hostess for the First Lady, who had left by plane an hour earlier to keep a lecture engagement in Chicago. Before going she and the Duchess met for the first time in the White House and were together for half an
Oct. 29 The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) signed a contract lasting until Dec. 31, 1949, by which 1,250,000 tunes are available to the National and Columbia Broadcasting Systems.
Oct. 30-A plane of Northwest Airlines, from Chicago for Seattle, cracked up in "thick weather with a freezing temperature," about at Moorhead, Minn., two miles from its next scheduled stop, Fargo, N. D., just across the Red River. Of the 15 persons aboard all were burned to death except the pilot, Clarence Bates, of Minneapolis, who was thrown clear. There were 12 passengers and a crew of 3, including the co-pilot, and the stewardess.
-A plane of American Airlines, from New York for Chicago, fell in a field near Lawrence, 14 miles west of St. Thomas, Ontario, soon after 10 P. M. None of the 20 persons aboard-17 passengers and crew of 3-survived the flames. The pilot was David I. Cooper of Plandome, N. Y. The stewardess, Miss Mary E. Blackley.
The plane, the New Yorker, had left LaGuardia Field at 5:50 P. M. -A cadet of the Royal Air Force and an American flying instructor were killed and another cadet seriously injured when two planes collided at the municipal airport at Albany, Ga.
-The Duke of Windsor lunched with Henry Ford and inspected automobile and defense plants in the Detroit area.
Nov. 1-The 950-foot span-Rainbow Bridge-was
-H. C. Hopson, ex-head of the Associated Gas
No. 6-Milt Taylor, 47, a clown attached to the
-The eighth National Eucharistic Congress opened
Nov. 8-A woman was killed in an automobile acci-
Nov. 9-A half-ton cylinder head blown from a passing freight locomotive into the path of the Pennsylvanian, a Chicago-New York express, at Dunkirk, Ohio, wrecked the forward part of the latter train, killing 12 and injuring more than 40 persons..
Nov. 10-In Chile, President Pedro Aguirre Cerda, 62 and sick, turned the (Popular Front) government over to Vice President Geronimo Mendez, leader of the Radical party. He died two weeks later.
Nov. 11-Voters in the Philippines reelected President Manuel Quezon and Vice President Sergio Osmena.
Nov. 12-Executives of the "big five" railroad union brotherhoods met in Chicago and fixed a strike deadline for 6 A. M. Dec. 7, to enforce demands for a 30 per cent wage increase. The strike would be effected in three consecutive days, Dec. 7, 8 and 9, unless the White House intervenes.
-Abe Reies, a police "guest" under guard in the Half Moon Hotel, Coney Island, New York City, fell, broke his back and died when his bedsheet-radio lead-in wire, down which he was trying to escape, broke. Reles had been held in the hotel as a witness in District Attorney William O'Dwyer's campaign against murder, Inc. Nov. 13-In Chicago, 14 unions of non-operating employees, representing 900,000 workers in the railroad industry, issued a joint statement rejecting the recommendations of President Roosevelt's Emergency Board for settlement of their wage dispute with the rail lines.
-H. W. Lord, 67, died in Springfield, Mass. slumbered from Oct. 26, 1926, to one day in 1930; and in three months slept again, until March, 1936, but soon relapsed.
Nov. 14-The Los Angeles area was shaken by earthquakes which mostly centered in suburban Torrance and Gardena. Property damage was put at $1,000,00. Reinforced concrete buildings erected since the 1933 quake appeared undamaged.
Nov. 18-Fire destroyed one of the dormitory buildings of the Brunswick Home, a private hospital in Amityville, L. I., N. Y.; seven inmates were killed.
-In Colombia, a landslide destroyed the village of Mongua, killing 100 persons.
Nov. 19-The Workers Alliance, a national organi-
-The United States agreed with Mexico to sta-
Nov. 21-In San Quentin, Calif., prison, Mrs. Ethel
Nov. 23-Numerous arrests were made in Panama
Nov. 24-The U. S. Supreme Court unanimously barred, as unconstitutional, the California AnuMigrant (Okie) Law, used sometimes during dust storm years, to check the increasing influx of homeless farmers and other workers into that State. The statute was rejected on several grounds, among them that the right to move freely from State to State was a right of national citizenship protected by the 14th Amendment. -Lisbon, Madeira and Azores, were shaken by an earthquake, at 12:20 P. M., E.S.T.
Nov. 27-Derailment of two southbound passenge
trains of the Atlantic Coast Line, one near Hortense, Ga., the other near Dover. Fla., resulted in the death of one passenger and injuries to over 20 others.
-The U. S. Senate ratified a treaty with Canada allowing diversion from the Niagara River of additional water for power purposes. The treaty was revised by the Foreign Relations Committee to make it clear that it did not grant authority for development of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Under the agreement, the United States could divert an additional 7,500 cubic feet of water a second and Canada an additional 6,000 cubic feet. The water would be taken out of the river above the falls.
30-Louis (Lepke) Buchalter, Emanuel (Mendy) Weis and Louis Capone, were convicted by a jury in Brooklyn, N. Y., of murder in the first degree and sentenced to death in the electric chair.
-Richard Krebs, who writes under the name of Jan Valtin, was pardoned by Governor C. L. Olson of California, having been on parole since 1929 after serving three years of a 10-year prison sentence imposed in 1926 when he pleaded guilty to a charge of assault with a deadly weapon upon a merchant.
Death Roll of 1941
Abell, W. W. (69), newspaper owner; Baltimore, Md., Jan. 20.
Adams, Dr. J. H. (74), oil-cracking inventor; Brooklyn, N. Y., Feb.
Aked, Rev. C. F. (76) a Baptist leader; Los Angeles, Calif., Aug. 12.
Aldrich, C. H., director Amer. Acad. in Rome; in that city, Dec. 26, 1940.
Alexander, Maj. Gen. Robert (77), New York City. Aug. 25.
Alfonso, XIII (54), ex-King of Spain; Rome, Feb. 28.
Andersen, H. C. (68), sculptor, planner of a "Universal City"; Rome, Dec. 19, 1940.
Anderson, H. M. (64), newspaperman; New York City, Dec. 26, 1940.
Anderson, J. E. (86), art dealer; Brooklyn, N. Y., July 11.
Anderson, Sherwood (64), fiction; Colon, C. Z., March 8.
Annenberg, Max (66), newspaper circulation promoter; Phoenix, Ariz., Feb. 7.
Argento, Valentino (45), fencer; Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 8.
Armington, F. M. (65), painter, etcher; New York City, Sept. 21.
Armour, A. V. (77), plant expert; New York City, March 6.
d'Arsonval, Prof. J. A. (89), electrotherapy discoverer; in France, Dec. 31, 1940.
Ascenzi, Sante (92), last "Huntsman" of the
Atwood, M. V. (55), newspaperman; Rochester,
Auckland, Lord (F. C. G. Eden) (46), war aviator; London, April 16.
Austin, F. B. (55), author, playwright; in England, March 12.
Austin, Lord (74), automobile manufacturer; in England, May 23.
Ayres, Agnes (42), actress; Hollywood, Calif., Dec. 25, 1940.
Baca, Flor (72), Peruvian painter; near Paris, May 19.
Bada, Angelo (65), opera singer; in Italy, March 24. Baden-Powell, Lord Robert (83), soldier, Boy Scout promoter; in Nyeri, Africa, Jan 8.
Baer, W. J. (81), painter; East Orange, N. J.. Sept. 21.
Baez, Cedilio (79), ex-Pres. of Paraguay, jurist: Ascuncion June 18.
Bagby, A. M. (81), pianist, concert manager; New York City, Feb. 26.
Ball, John (79), champion golfer; in Wales, Dec. 2, 1940.
Banting, Sir F. G. (49), co-discoverer of insulin; in Newfoundland plane crash, Feb. 21. Barbanell, Solon (81), Brooklyn newspaper editor; Hempstead, N. Y., Nov. 29.
Barbour, Miss Anna Mary, novelist; St. Paul, Minn., May 10.
Barclay, Sir Thomas
France, Jan. 18.
(87), lawyer; Versailles.
Barnard, Emile (73), painter; Paris, April 19.
Barr, J. W., Jr. (77), financier, lawyer; Louisville,
Barrett, Mrs. Loucia Longfellow (81), niece of the
Barringer, P. B. (83), educator; Charlottesville,
Beard, D. C. (90), Boy Scout leader; Suffern,
Beavers, Lt. Col. George (56), Albermarle, N. C..
Bell, Alex (54), head of Scotland Yard; London,
Bell, Rear Admiral Hemphill (68), Chevy Chase,
Bell, Irene Perry (Irene Perry) (75), actress; New
Bellinger, F. C. (47), New York lawyer; Brewster,
Benedict, Mrs. J. H. (Mme. Billoni) (84), European
Berg, E. G. (70), electro-physicist; Schenectady,
Berg, Prof. and Rev. I. H. (63), of New York City:
Bergen, M. V. (69), lawyer, ex-college athlete;
Bergh, Miss Lillie (87), singer; New York City.
Henri (81), philosopher; near
Besson, P. H. M. ("Incredible Philibert"), exmember of Chamber of Deputies in Riom prison, France, March 16.
Beye, William (60), steel executive; Pittsburgh, Oct. 27.
Bibesco, Prince George (60), aviator; Bucharest July 3.
Bickel, G. L. (78), actor; Los Angeles, Calif., June 5.
Bijay Chand Mahtab (60), Hindu Prince of Bengal; Bombay, Aug. 29.
Birkhead, Miss May (55), newspaper woman; New York City, Oct. 27.
Birch, Stephen (68), copper producer; New York City, Dec. 30, 1940.
Bissell, R. M. (79), Hartford insurance executive; Farmington, Conn., July 18.
Blackton, J. S. (66), painter, film producer; Hollywood, Calif., Aug. 13.
Block, Paul (63), newspaper publisher; New York City, June 22.
Blumenthal, George (83), president Met. Museum of Art banker; New York City, June 26. Blumenthal, Hart (81), collector of Lincolniana, merchant; Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 3.
Bole, B. P. (68), newspaper owner; Cleveland, O., Nov. 27.
Bolles, Stephen (75), Wis. Congressman, newspaperman; Washington, July 8.
Bond, E. J. (53), insurance executive; Baltimore, Md.. Nov. ?
Borglum, Gutzon (69), sculptor; Chicago, Ill., March 6.
Borislavsky, Col. Michael, Russian torpedo niventor; New York City, Feb. 23.
Bosley, Mrs. E. C. (Elizabeth Cromwell) (45), race horse trainer; near Baltimore, Md., Dec. 9, 1940. Bostick, C. J. (78), newsaperman; New Orleans, La., Jan. 1.
Bottger, O. C. (60), rifle trapshot champion; Fairfield, Ia., July 12.
Bouck, Chief Justice F. E. (68), Denver, Col., Nov. 24.
Bouton, A. L. (69), New York educator: Pasadena,
Bowers, L. M. (94), business aide of the late John
Braisted, Rear Admiral W. C. (77), West Chester,
Branson, Leon (72), lawyer, ORT leader; Marseille, France, March 2.
Brandeis, L. D. (84), ex-Associate Justice, U. S. Supreme Court; Washington, D. C., Oct. 5. Breckenridge, Dr. S. D. (59), ex-U. S. fencing champion; Lexington, Ky., Aug. 1.
Brennen, J. D. (81), actor; Philadelphia, Pa.. Dec. 10, 1940.
Brett, F. J. (49), power executive; New Rochelle, N. Y., March 23.
Brewster, Benjamin (80), Episcopal bishop; Portland, Me., Feb. 2.
Brewster, Rev. C. B. (92), retired Protestant Episcopal bishop; Hartford, Conn., April 9. Bridges, Robert (83), author; Shippensburg, Pa.. Sept. 2.
Briggs, Lieut. Gen. Sir C. J. (76), British World War (Salonica) commander; in England, Nov. 27. Brite, L. C. (81), cattle raiser, college founder; El Paso, Tex., Sept. 14.
Brockbank, Mrs. Mary (99), last of Utah Pioneers of 1847; Salt Lake City, Utah, Aug. 18. Brower, Col. Gerald (47), U. S. military and air observer; El Obeid, April 20.
Brown, G. S. (70), jurist; Baltimore, Md., Nov. 11. Brush, G. de F. (85), painter; Hanover, N. H., April 24.
Brusie, Harry (68), harness horse owner; Boston, Mass., June 16.
Boyan, W. G. (63), Greenwich Village publisher; New York City, March 1.
Bryson, Brig. Gen. J. H. (65), Chief of Staff, 3rd U. S. Army, World War; San Antonio, Tex.. Nov. 24.
Byles, A. J. (60), president American Petroleum Institute; Ardsley, N. Y., Sept. 28.
Byram, H. E. (75), rail executive; Fairfield, Conn., Nov. 11.