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From the New York American, Monday, October 21, 1918

There are two lists here, Death Notices and Funeral Notices. Many of names appear in both.




Robert MATTHEWS, forty-five, a vaudeville actor, noted for his drug addict impersonations, died yesterday of pneumonia at his home, No. 2304 Broadway. He was born in Georgetown, Ohio, and for twenty years had been seen on the Keith Circuit. He made his home in this city during that period and was a member of the Friars’ Club of New York.

Mr. MATTHEWS recently perfected a patent for an improvement of aeroplane operation. A letter from Washington urging him to discuss the plans with several officials was found among his papers. His wife and mother survive. The body was taken to the Campbell Funeral Church, Broadway and Sixty-sixth street, where services will be held Tuesday noon.


It was announced yesterday that the funeral of Harold LOCKWOOD, Metro star, and known internationally as a motion picture actor, would be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Funeral Church, Broadway and Sixty-sixth street, instead of Monday, as was planned. Mr. LOCKWOOD died Saturday from influenza at his home here.

The Rev. Dr. Nathan SEAGLE, of St. Stephen’s P.E. Church, will officiate. The honorary pallbearers will be J. R. RUBIN, W. E. ATKINSON, Edward CAIRWE, Harry POPPY, R. A. ROWLAND, Arthur JANIRS and C. K. STERN. Interment will be made at Woodlawn Cemetery.

All day yesterday a steady throng stormed the Funeral Church, where the body lay in state, and viewed the remains. In all, more than eight hundred persons saw the body. Included in this number was practically every "movie" star in the city.


Richard P. O’NEILL, assistant manager of the Hotel Plaza, died yesterday noon of pneumonia resulting from Spanish influenza, contracted a week ago. He was thirty-three years old. He had been the assistant manager of the hotel since September 15. The funeral will be held in Pittston, Pa., the home of his parents.

Mr. O’NEILL was well known in hotel circles throughout the country. He was manager of the Park Union Hotel, Saratoga, until September. He made his home at the Hotel Garard No. 123 West Forty-fourth street.


William A. B. WALLING, metallurist of the Minerals Separation North American Corporation, died yesterday at the Manhattan Hospital from pneumonia. He was twenty-nine years old. Mr. WALLING was born in England, and following his education there came to this country five years ago. He lived at No. 116 West Eighty-second street. The body was taken to the Funeral Church, Broadway and Sixty-sixth street, where services will be held at 8 o’clock Wednesday evening.


The Rev. David WILLIAMS, pastor of Van Wyck Avenue Congregational Church, Jamaica, died Saturday at his home, Dunton Lodge, Jamaica. He was born in Wales fifty-four years ago and had been pastor of the Van Wyck avenue church for four years. He was educated in the University of Cardiff and had been a minister in Wales for twenty-five years previous to coming to this country, four years ago.


Miss Isabelle McNICOL, of Plainfield, a graduate nurse who volunteered her services to care for influenza patients at Muhlenberg Hospital there, died at the institution last night from the disease, having contracted it in the performance of her work. She was a native of Staten Island, and followed her profession for seven years.


George P. JACOBS, a trustee of the Manufacturers’ Trust Company and for many years in the plumbing supply business, died at his home, No. 250 Gates avenue, Brooklyn. He was born in Brooklyn seventy years ago, and was a member of Tyatt Lodge, F. and A. M., and the Crescent and Hanover clubs.


Miss Clara M. LUTZ, twenty-three, a nurse in the City Hospital, gave her life in caring for influenza patients. She died Saturday night. Miss LUTZ was the first volunteer. Her strength gave out and she contracted the disease.


Mrs. Josephine Townsend WHITEHEAD, wife of Judge William H. WHITEHEAD, died in Denver, Col. She was a daughter of the late Rev. Dr. I. L. TOWNSEND, chaplain of the Forty-fourth Congress, who spent his last years in Brooklyn.


PARIS , Oct. 20—Leon MORANE, the French aviator and airplane builder, is dead.

In 1910, MORANE earned the reputation of being the leading French aviator. In July of that year he established a new record for speed. In September he ascended 8,471 feet, the greatest height attained till then by an aviator. He was injured in October, 1910. His entire attention thereafter was given to the building of airplanes.


PARIS, Oct. 20 (Havas)—The death of General Edouard Fernand JAMONT was announced to-day,

General JAMONT was born in 1831. After graduation from the Military College in 1852, he entered the artillery and fought in the Crimea, Italy, China and Mexico. In 1893 he was appointed a member of the Superior War Council. He was retired in 1900.

After a short illness Hiram M. ADAMS died at his home, 132 Eldert st., Brooklyn. He was born in Brooklyn in 1859 in the Fourteenth Ward, where he took an active part in Democratic politics.

Mrs. Emily ALYANAK, wife of Pascal ALYANAK, a wealthy insurance broker of this city, died at her home, No. 67 Lexington ave., after a short illness. She was born in this city thirty-five years ago and had lived all of her life here. Funeral services will be held at the Campbell Funeral Church, Broadway and 66th st., at 11 o’clock to-day. Interment will be made at Calvary Cemetery.

Francis K. ANDERSON, of Plainfield, received word from the War Department that his brother, Lieutenant Robert A. ANDERSON, of the Royal Flying Forces, has been missing since August 27. He was born in Honolulu, was a graduate of Cornell and secured his early training at the ground school, Ithaca. He went to England a year ago.

Mrs. Madeline A. BROWN, aged twenty-nine, of Scotch Plains, died yesterday from pneumonia, and when the undertaker reached the home he learned that her husband, Walter A. BROWN, aged thirty, had also passed away from the same malady. The latter contracted his illness a week ago while doing guard duty at South Amboy, and his wife was taken ill soon afterward. Mr. BROWN was a draftsman, employed in an industrial plant at Garwood.

George CAREY died at Pittsburgh, Pa. He was employed as a salesman for the N.K. Fairbanks Company of Pittsburgh. He was born in Brooklyn twenty-one years ago.

Private Edward CONLON, born in the Parish of Perginey, County Longford, Ireland, in 1876, died in the post hospital at Governors Island after a short illness.

Mary Elizabeth CRANSTON, thirty-one died last night in Ossining, N.Y., of pneumonia. She was the daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth and the late James CRANSTON. The funeral will take place Wednesday morning in St. Augustine’s church, Ossining.

Mary V. DEVINE, born in Brooklyn and a member of Assumption R.C. Church and the Sacred Heart Society, died at her home, 95 Fulton st., Brooklyn.

Miss Mildred DORLAND, twenty, daughter of Arthur H. DORLAND of Greenwich, Conn., died in Saratoga, N.Y. Saturday. Miss DORLAND had just been graduated from the training school at Saratoga Hospital. She expected to enlist in Red Cross work overseas next Spring.

Funeral services for Jonathan H. ELMER, Jr., of East Orange, N.J., who died yesterday at the Presbyterian Hospital in Newark from pneumonia, will be held at the home of his brother, L. D. ELMER of Beverly road, Montclair. Mr. ELMER, who was the son of J. B. ELMER, of Bridgeton, N.J., was associated with the firm of Wallace Reid & Co., insurance brokers, of Maiden lane, New York.

Francis C. HERBST died at his home, 177 Second ave., Brooklyn, in his 29th year. He was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church, Court Commodore Barry, No. 348, F. of A., and General Wayne Council, No. 48, Jr. O. U. A. M.

Mrs. Arthur B. HOLMES, of 32 Brookfield road, Montclair, died at her home last night from pneumonia. She was formerly Miss Blanche CONNELY, a graduate of the Montclair High School and daughter of Mrs. J. B. CONNELLY, of Cleveland, O, formerly of Montclair. Besides her husband and mother, she is survived by a daughter, a brother and a sister.

Charles H. JOHNSON, leading undertaker of Belvue, Mich., who came to this city several months ago to engage in war work with the Y.M.C.A., died yesterday at a local hospital. The body was taken to Campbell Funeral Church, Broadway and 66th st., after private services, and will be sent to Belvue, Mich., for burial.

Robert LITZENBERGER, in the cutlery business at Bristol, Conn., died in that city. He was born in this city twenty-five years ago.

Margaret MURRAY, widow of Garrett MURRAY, died at her home, 62 Henry st., Brooklyn. Born in Killimore, County Galway, Ireland, she came to this country fifty years ago.

John NOLAN, who died at his home, 36 Bergen st., Brooklyn, was born in Ireland forty-seven years ago and had been employed in the Street Cleaning Department for thirteen years.

Annie Marie PRENDERGAST, who died at her home, 641 Grand ave., Brooklyn, was born in England in 1866. She came to this country thirty-five years ago and settled in the Fifth Ward. She was for thirty-five years a member of St. Teresa’s Church.

Alvin F. RICHARDS, senior warden of Brooklyn Lodge, No. 288, F. and A.M., died at his home, 1978 Troy ave. He was 34 years old and was employed as a salesman for the Shapiro & Arson Electric Chandelier Company, of 20 Warren st., Manhattan.

Charles SCHEUSTER, 28, foreman in the lathe department of the American Can Co., died at Bellevue Hospital from influenza. He was born in this city and lived at No. 243 W. 38th st. The body was taken to Campbell Undertaking Parlors.

Private John Wilbur SCHOMP, aged thirty, of Plainfield, died last night at Camp Meade from pneumonia. He was attached to Company A., 11th Motor Supply Train. He is survived by his mother, brother and sister.

Rex SLINKARD, 32, a sergeant in the United States Guard, stationed at Pier 58, North River, died yesterday from pneumonia and influenza. Before enlisting he was in the dry goods business in this city and lived at No. 111 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn. The body was taken to the Campbell Funeral Church, Broadway and 66th st.

Mrs. Grace B. STEHMAN, aged twenty-nine, wife of Hayden B. STEHMAN, of Monroe avenue, Plainfield, died yesterday from pneumonia. She was born at Landisville, Pa., was graduated from the State Normal School, Millersville, Pa., and previously to her marriage taught at Franklin and Manasquan, N.J. Besides her husband, she leaves her parents, several sisters and brothers.

Shoji TANAKA, a Japanese actor, who came to this city two months ago from Japan to do motion picture work, died yesterday at Bellevue Hospital from Spanish influenza. He was 32 years old and had appeared for several years in dramatic productions in Yokohama. Mr. TANAKA was a member of the Japanese Association, under whose auspices services will be held at the Campbell Funeral Church, Broadway and 66th st., at 2 o’clock this afternoon.


ADOLFSON—On Oct. 20, Selma A. ADOLFSON, aged 33. Chapel, Stephen Merritt Burial and Cremation Co., 101 8th ave., corner 18th st.

ALTON—Charles ALTON. Services, "The Funeral Church" (Frank Campbell’s), Broadway, 66th st., Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.

ALYANAK, Emily ALYANAK. Funeral Monday from "The Funeral Church" Broadway, 66th st. (Frank E. Campbell’s).

BARDI—Giovanni BARDI. Services, "The Funeral Church." Broadway, 66th st. (Frank Campbell’s), Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.

BETTS—On Oct. 20, Loretta, beloved wife of George BETTS and mother of Loretta BETTS, in her 25th year. Requiem mass at St. Barbars’s Church, Central ave. and Menehan st., Brooklyn, on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment St. John’s Cemetery.

BRIGANTI—On Saturday, Oct. 19, at her residence, 181 Bay 17th st., Bath Beach, Brooklyn, Margarette, the beloved wife of Micael BRIGANTI, aged 43 years. Funeral on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 8:30 a.m., from her late residence; thence to Most Precious Blood R. C. Church, 113 Baxter st., New York, at 10 a.m., where requiem mass for the repose of her soul will be offered.

DESHON—Ernestine DESHON. Lying in state, "The Funeral Church: (Campbell’s), Broadway, 66th st.

DYER—Suddenly, on Oct. 19, Eva Victoria, beloved daughter of Eva DYER, of Englewood, N.J., and formerly of Grantwood, N. J. Services Wednesday, 3 p.m., "The Funeral Church," Chapel Building, Broadway, 66th st. Interment Fairview Cemetery.

DYERS—Suddenly. Eva V. Dyers. Lying in state, "The Funeral Church" (Campbell’s), Broadway, 66th st.

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EVERARD—On Saturday, Oct. 19, at his residence, 441 W. 28th st., Harold EVERARD. Services at the residence of his parents, 401 W. 30th st., on Monday evening, 8 o’clock.

FARRELL—On Oct. 19, 1918, Thomas FARRELL, late member Engine Company 281, N.Y.F.D. Funeral from late residence, 158 14th st., Brooklyn, Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m., thence to Church of Holy Family. Members of Firemen’s Mutual Benevolent Association requested to attend.

James D. CLIFFORD, President

John J. STRETTLE, Secretary

FERNANDEZ—Hellen FERNANDEZ. Services, "The Funeral Church," Broadway, 66th st. (Frank Campbell’s), Monday, 9 a.m.

GLEASON—On Oct. 19, 1918, at Palham Bay Naval Camp, Arthur H. Gleason, husband of Marion A. GLEASON, aged 35 years. Services The Funeral Church, B’way, 66th st. (Frank E. Campbell Building). Monday evening, 8:30. Relatives and friends invited.

JOHNSON—Oct Oct. 20, at his residence, 71 West 107th st., John JOHNSON, in his 53rd year. Services at Luckings, Bender & Schutte Chapel, 851 Amsterdam ave., near 102nd st., on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 3 p.m.

JORDAN—Marion, beloved daughter of Thomas and Mary JORDAN; sister of Frank Roy and Edwin JORDAN. Funeral from her late residence on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 9:30 A.M. Requiem mass at the Church of the Holy Spirit, University and (illegible) avenues at 10 A.M.

KEHRWALD—Theodore KEHRWALD. Services Monday, 3 p.m., "The Funeral Church" (Campbell’s), Broadway, 66th st.

KOZEL—On Saturday, Oct. 19, Laura W., dearly beloved wife of Frederick J. KOZEL (nee De JONZE). Funeral from Chas. J. Coyles’s funeral parlor, 245 East 90th st., at 2 p.m., Monday. Washington and Baltimore papers please copy.

LINDEWURTH—On Oct. 17, at his residence, 100 West 99th st., Leo, beloved son of Diedrick and Catherine LINDEWURTH (nee FITZPATRICK). Requiem mass at Church of the Holy Name, 96th st. and Amsterdam ave., on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 10 o’clock. Interment Calvary.

LOCKWOOD—On Oct. 19, at the Hotel Woodward, Harold A. Lockwood. Services, "The Funeral Church" (Campbell Building), Broadway, 66th st., Tuesday, 2:30 p.m. Friends invited.

McMANUS—On Oct. 20, at 86 Lawrence st., John T., beloved husband of Delia A. McMANUS (nee GREEN), native of Enniskehlen, County Fermanagh, Ireland. Funeral from Annunciation Church, 131st st.

MATTHEWS—Robert MATTHEWS. Services, "The Funeral Church," Broadway, 66th st. (Campbell’s), Tuesday, 12:30 noon.

MILLER—On Oct. 18, Laura L. MILLER, aged 52. Funeral from the Stephen Merritt Burial and Cremation Company’s New Harlem Chapel, 2343 8th ave., near 125th st.

MOHR—On Oct. 18, 1918, at his home, 19 Fayette st., Brooklyn, John MOHR, aged 83. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth K. MOHR and four children, Catherine Marie, Margaret and Elizabeth MOHR. Services, Tuesday, 10 a.m., All Saints’ Church, requiem mass. Interment St. John’s Cemetery.

O’NEILL—Richard O’NEILL. Refer to Frank E. Campbell, "The Funeral Church," Broadway, 66th.

QUETTIER—Albert QUETTIER. Lying in state, "The Funeral Church" (Campbell Building), Broadway, 66th st.

REGAN—Suddenly, on Oct. 17, 1918, John J., beloved son of the late Michael and Hannah REGAN and brother of Margarette and May REGAN. Funeral from his late residence, 509 West 179th st., Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 9:30 a.m.; thence to Church of Incarnation, 175th st. and St. Nicholas ave. Interment Calvary. Automobile cortege.

RENS—Florence RENS. Funeral private, "The Funeral Church," Broadway, 66th. (Frank Campbell’s).

SCHNACK—After a lingering illness, Frank E., beloved son of August and Ricina SCHNACK, aged 23 years, 11 months. Funeral on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1918, 9 a.m.; from thence to St. John the Baptist’s Church, West 80th st., between 7th and 9th aves., where a requiem mass will be read for the repose of his soul.

SLINKARD—Rex SLINKARDF. Refer to Frank E. Campbell’s, "The Funeral Church," Broadway, 66th st.

SMITH—Arthur, 31 years, died Oct. 19. Funeral services at residence, 65 Audubon avenue at 1 p.m. and funeral at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

STEFFENS—On Friday, Oct. 18, 1918, at West New York, N. J., Adolph, beloved husband of Clara STEFFINS, aged 38 years. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at his late home, 119 16th st., West New York. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

TRESSER—On Oct. 19, Nettie, beloved wife of Max TRESSER, at her home, 590 Prospect ave., Bronx, N.Y. Funeral Oct. 21, noon.

WALLING—On Oct. 20, 1918, at Presbyterian Hospital, William A. B. WALLING, metallurgist, the Minerals Separation North American Corporation, aged 29 years. Service, "The Funeral Church" (Frank E. Campbell’s), Broadway, 66th st., Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. Relatives, friends and business associates invited. Interment Kensico, Thursday.

WATTERS—Suddenly, on Oct. 13, Edward Raymond WATTERS, beloved son of Lillian Mabel KUGEL. Services, "The Funeral Church" (Campbell Building), Broadway, 66th st., Tuesday evening, 8:30 o’clock. Members of Charter Oak Lodge F and A.M., also Scottish Rites, are invited to attend. Interment Woodlawn.

These were articles about some who had died in the war.


Brooklyn Lieutenant Who Won Commission for Bravery Under Fire Is Killed in Action

Lieutenant Harold Ewing BOTHWELL, 32, was killed in action September 14, his father, Thomas E. BOTHWELL, of No. 167 Wyckoff street, Brooklyn, has been informed. Said the parent last night:

"Uncle Sam has received 100 per cent plus (from) this family. My only son, Lieutenant Roy Ackerman BOTHWELL, was left when the American convoy ship Tampa was torpedoed in foreign waters on Sept. 26."

BOTHWELL won his commission on the field of battle, for bravery under fire. When he first entered the service he was assigned to Headquarters Division, 305th Machine Gun Battalion, at Camp Upton, with which command he won promotion to a sergeancy. He had just entered an officers training camp at Upton when picked for overseas duty, before he had an opportunity to finish his course.

The Lieutenant was married three years ago to Miss Helen SHEDLEY, of Providence.

Sergeant Edward GOONAN, twenty-eight, killed in action on September 14, has been cited for bravery in June and at the same time promoted from corporal to sergeant. He lived with his mother, Mrs. Mary GOONAN, at No. 1333 Park place, Brooklyn.

GOONAN was a member of Company D, 307th Infantry. A brother, Frank, is in the Ambulance Service in France.

Sergeant Henry P. HYNES, twenty-nine, dead from wounds, lived at No. 1162 Forest avenue, the Bronx. He enlisted before war began and was assigned to Company C, 104th Infantry.

Corporal Michael SHALINSKY, twenty-four, of No. 59 Troutman street, Brooklyn, has been missing since September 14. He went to France as a member of Company L, 303rd Infantry. In his last letter home he said he had captured a number of German helmets which he intended to keep as souvenirs for the family.

Private Giolomo CARDARO, nineteen, dead from disease, lived at No. 416 East Eleventh street, and was a upholsterer before he enlisted. Two of his brothers are in the service.

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