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rW i THE BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE. NEW YORK. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 1. 1918.

8 he was burned all over the body. Pvt member and sailed for France in April. and SERVICE FOR A. P. KEITH SOLDIER BOYS COLD; ASK FOR SWEATERS Sgt.

H. McDougall Dies; Pvt. M. G. Finsh Wounded Theater Closed Out of Respect tn Vaudeville Head.

I Funeral services for A. Paul ReMk tne Keith theatrical enter! and red blooded, when last I talked to him. and I remember that Sgt. Bickard, then acting lieutenant, had given hint charge of one detachment in the company, the duties of which he was discharging very satisfactorily. "On September 15, when you say he wrote, we had Just been relieved by an Italian division.

I was not then connected with Co. so I did not see your brother, but on the 16th we were relieved and marched back to a little town called Vezilly, south of Fismes. I did not see him when I left the so-called Lost Battalion, but Co. was not cut oft with it, having been sent to the other side of the. ravine.

Reports from Co. were very satisfactory throughout the engagement. The Argonne attack was attended with very few casualties. When you write to the 'Little Corporal' give him my warmest remembrances." IM Jeremiah Bennett Aitken. Pvt.

Jeremiah Bennett Aitken of 277 Qulncy st. has been missing since September 17. This fact, conveyed to his mother, Mrs. May Cornell Stoiber, through the sergeant major of her son's battalion, Edward Dinsen, a distant relative of hers, has been confirmed in her mind by the absence of his letters, as she formerly received four and five a week. Pvt.

Aitken was a member of Co. 106th and has been in France since last May. He was formerly a member of the 23d Regt. and while training at Spartanburg he was promoted to the rank of corporal. He was not content in this capacity, however, feeling that it removed him from contact with his companions, so he asked to be reduced to his former rank.

Pvt. Aitken distinguished himself at camp as a crack shot and general athlete, his interest in this direction having displayed itself in his school days. He is 19 years old and was born and reared in Manhattan. Young Aitken had been living in Brooklyn for three years at the time he was called and was at that time employed with the U. S.

Steel In Manhattan. His mother, Mrs. Stoiber, was an ardent worker for the Liberty Loan and is the assistant pastor of the Church of Divine Science at the Waldorf-Astoria. Immediate Need Woolens None for Left in Stock. "I've just left the hospital and, believe, me It's awfully cold." This is an extract from a letter from one of i the boys in camp in appealing to Elsie Calder's comforts committee and The Eagle sweater campaign for a sweater.

This is only one of dozens of requests received bv the committee today, and there is not one khaki sweater In stock to meet these appeals that come from the camps from the Pacific to the Atlantic. Will the women pf Brooklyn who have sweaters ready please send In immediately? Send them today and help make the boys In camp comfortable. Articles received since last announce, ment are as follows: Mrs. M. Doup, 315 Park aweater.

Rlrn. Wellwood, 1209 Bergen helmet. Mrs. E. W.

Oarlichs 38 Martense two sweaters. Misa Marie I Clark, 13 MeDonougb. at, two pair Hocks. Mrs. Ray Gordon, 1071 Lafayett.

sweater. Mrs. Krneat Hoffman, S2 Glenmor. sweater. J.

B. Clark. 60 First aweater, M. C. Forrester, 73S Bedford ve sweater.

Mrs. H. A. Moraan, 195 Kingston sweater. Mrs.

633 Sterling pf. sorks. Mrs. Velsor, 244 Argyle sweater. Miss Louise C.

Walker, 1038 Forest sweater. Miss Florence Mulecr, Sll Washington ave. two caps. Miss Helen C. Savage.

309 Washington sweater. Miss K. sugendorf, 671 Coney Island sweater. Miss M. Well.

711 Monroe sweater. Mrs. V. Arnold. 1953 79th sweater.

Miss Florence McMahon, 26 Clinton Mla j. W. Latimer, 19 Plerrepont two pair socks. Miss Anna Constantlni, 1030 Beverly sweater, socks. Janes Auxiliary.

Mrs. Reed, two rips, three sweaters, three pair socks, muffler, one pair wristlets. Mrs. Comings 370 Grand one pair socks. Public School No.

105, 69th st and 10th four sweaters. Mrs. A. B. Clark.

364 New York two sweaters, two pair eocks. Mrs. Perrln, 352 Clinton pair socks. Mrs. B.

Holton, 1220 Pacific pair socks. Mrs. M. B. Ducker, 135 Lelterts two pair socks.

Mrs. W. B. Holton, 1220 Pacific pair socks. Mrs.

R. B. Clark. 364 New York two sweaters, two pair socks. Mrs.

Perrln, 352 Clinton pair socks. Mrs. Samuel Doughty. 289 Washington three sweaters, six trench caps. fhnlril0' prise, will be held in Boston clock tomorrow morning in-u.

Cecilia's Church, in the Back )y. Cardinal O'Connell will celebrate ti mass. The body will be taken to ton tonight, leaving the Grand (a. tral Station at 5:10 p.m. Special vr.

lor cars will carry a party of fry friends and business associate on la same train. Flowers are being sen to Boston from all the Keith theater ttd irom nunareos or vaudeville artl showmen, and the employees and ecutives of the United Booking Offies. All Keith theaters In New York throughout the United States wil be closed tomorrow afternoon in lbnor of Mr. Keith's memory. The Saturday night performances will be riven as usual, however.

Matinees wera nice-wise suspended in Keith theate on the day of the funeral of the lae B. F. Keith, father of A. Paul Keltf and the founder of American vaudeville. ANTHONY HELD FOR BIGAlifY.

William Anthony, 30 year old, of 205 Tompkins place, Glendale, was held yesterday under W.000 for examination Monday on a charge of bigamy. He was arrested on the complaint of Catherine McCue Anthony, 451 East 165th Bronx. She alleges that she married him In HIT at Forest Hills, and that he ha a first wife whom he married In Brooklyn In 1910, and who is the mother of two children. Anthony told the police he was earning from $150 to $200 a week at the Navy Yard. SERVATOR MADE WITH THE OVAL BUTT NHOLS A SMART.STYLE IN OLDEST BRAND IN AMERICA UNITED SHIRT COLL CO.

TROT, N. No. 24. When he attained his majority he went into the fruit and vegetable business on Myrtle ave. He went to Camp Upton with the first contingent on September 3.

and sailed for France in April with Co. 308th Inf. Although the War Department notified Corp. Falkowski's sister that he was wounded on August 31, Mrs. Heller has received several letters from him, the latest of which was written early in October.

In it ho said that he, like hundreds of thousands of other American boys, had had his taste of warfare. "They have all been in the heaviest fighting," he said, "and the boys will be happy when the war is over," which he expected would be soon. In a press dispatch on October 4 Corp. Falkowski was praised for valor In battle the previous day. With his superior.

Sgt. Dildtoa, and eight other men. Corp. Falkowski put three German machine guns out of commission in 45 minutes and brought back more than a score of prisoners. "No West Pointer could have displayed more courage and initiative than these boys," it was said.

Pvt. Simouc Cacciotti. Pvt. Simone Cacciotti, 29 years old, of Co. 106th who has been wounded, lives at 232 Boulevard, Rockaway Beach.

He was born in Italy and came to this country 18 vears ago. He was drafted last April and sailed for France in May with Co. 106th Inf. According to a message received by his brother, Cacciotti was wounded, degree undetermined on August 27. Sgt.

Howard J. Murpby. Sgt. Howard J. Murphy, son of Mr.

and Mrs. Edward Murphy of 1022 Stoothoff Richmond Hill, has been wounded. He is a member of Co. H. 106th Inf.

Sgt. Murphy informed his parents himself in a letter from Portsmouth, England, dated October 2. in which he said he was coming along nicely. He was hit in the left shoulder and right leg with machine gun bullets. He wrote that he got nine Huns before they got him.

Howard's father is a passenger director of the L. I. H. R. Pvt.

John Pettc. Pvt. John Pette. aged 24, a son of Michael Pette, well-known real estate man of 4 Fleming place, Jamaica, was gassed and shell-shocked in France during the battle of Chateau-Thierry and is now in the hospital on Kllis Island, after having spent a month and a half in a base hospital in France. Pvt.

Pette, who was a member of the Department of the 308th surprised his father a few davs ago by telephoning him from Kliis Island. The elder Pette did not know his son was in this country and was surprised to learn that John had been temporarily incajiacitated. In his letters home, even those written while he was at the haso hospital in France, he had made no mention of his condition. The father is not permitted to visit his son at Kllis Islanu because of a strict quarantine maintained there on account of the influenza epidemic, but ho has frequent communication with his son over tlvt, telephone and hopes soon to have him home. Pvt.

Tette left Jamaica with one of the first draft contingents. His brother, Sgt. Nicholas Pette. a lawyer, is now with the Sixth Army Corps oi. the General Staff.

Most of his work at present has to do with the translation of French. Italian and German communiques, and he sometimes examines prisoners. Sgt. Joseph Pette. also of Jamaica, was wounded recently by shrapnel while he was in a dugout.

His name has not vet appeared on the casualty lists. Joseph is with the artillery unit. Pvt. Gcorgo W. Wilson.

Pvt. George W. Wilson, who was slightlv wounded on October 18, was a resident of Floral Park, L. when he entered the service. Ho settled there about two years ago when he married Miss Esther Roness.

On Kaster Sundav, he and Mrs. ilson united with the Floral Park M. E. Church, lust the dav before he left for overseas. Pvt.

Wilson is 23 years old, an belongs to Co. 30 8th Inf. Ho was overcome by mustwrd gas some time ago and was in the base hospital three months. A baby girl, Margaret Vivian, has been born to Mr. and Mrs.

Wilson since he left for "over there." Pvt. IVU-r Hertzcl. Tvt. Peter Hertzel of the 308th SEWIXG SESSIONS TO OPEN. The weekly sewing seErions of the Women's Auxiliary of the 'Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum will be resumed on Wednesday, November 6.

and will be continued during the season every Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 5 o'clock. The institution Is at Ralph ave. and Dean st. ABERDEEN ST. FLAG RAISING.

An event of Interest wlll( be the raising of a service flag on Aberdeen st. on Sunday afternoon. The Rev. William Marehant, R.P.M., wll make the Invocation and David Connell will make the patriotic address. William Nich- olson and his Hand will be of the Lady of Lourdes home" for the occasion.

Many more members of the 106th Inf. and of the regiments which were made up of Camp Upton men were included among the casualties today. Like those of yesterday, they were nearly all August cases. Only wounded men were mentincd on the official list, but from private sources It was learned that several local men had been killed in action or succumbed to wounds. 8gt.

Howard II. Mt-Dousall. Sgt. Howard II. McDougall, a member of Co.

106th died in France on October 1 of multiple wounds and burns received in action. His parents. Mr. and Mrs. Charles McDoueull of Remsen st.

and Norris Jamaica, have not yet received the official notification, but they have received a letter from a sister-in-charge at the base hospital where McDougall died, stating that the young man passed away the brave soldier that he was and that his condition was considered hopeless from the time he was brought to the institution. It was aiso stated that his remains had been buried at he military cemetery at Doingt. Sgt. Bart Humphreys of Jamaica, a member of the same regiment and friend of McDougall. and who was also wounded in the same action, wrote that he had seen McDougall's grave.

McDougall, who was 23 years old, was born in Manhattan and lived most of his life in Ridgewood, where he was graduated from P. S. No. 81. He also attended the Newtown H.

8. for one year. The family has lived for seven years in Jamaica. The young sergeant enlisted in the Old 23d Regt, in 1916 and saw service on the Mexican border. Before his enlistment he was employed by the Stafford Ink Manhattan.

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Jamaica and is the third of that church to give his life for his country. leaves a brother, TVilliair, and a sister, Florence, who is a teacher in P. S. No. 5 7, Morris Martin Finch.

Pti. Martin G. Finch of 283 Seventh has been wounded severely by a piece of shell. Pvt. Finch enlisted a year ago last June in Bat.

105th F. A. He went to Fort Niagara and from there to Camp Wadsworth, going over seas last July. He was the first member of Bat. A to fall.

Pvt. Finch was formerly employed by the "Western Union Telegraph Company and a member of the Barbette Social Club. In a recent letter he -wrote: "Two weeks ago last Thursday we were in a big barage firing continually for three hours, and provided the (hells all went where I hope they did there must be quite a few Germans Stretched on the terra firma or resting on cots in a base hospital. We received a few in return from Fritz, one in particular landing about 50 yards from our piece, but as luck would have it it failed to explode. I am a little battered in the thigh, having been on the receiving end of a piece of shell which was removed by an operation and I now hold it as a souvenir of the battle." Pvt.

Giusseppi Solnzzn. Pvt. Guisseppi Solazzo, a member of Co 308th who was slightly wounded on August 18. is the brother of Michael Solazzo of 077 Dc Kalb ave. He was in the first contingent sent to Camp Upton, and he sailed for France last May.

Pvt. Solazzo wrote home that he had been gassed. Ho told also of being at a listeninc post when he caught and killed a German spy and was given two weeks leave as a reward. Pvt. Solazzo was born and educated In Italy.

He served in the Italian army for three years before coming here. Before he was drafted he was employed in a Manhattan factory. Pvt. Joseph F. Harkins.

Pvt. Joseph F. Harkins, who was lightly wounded on August 17. Is a member of Co. H.

308th Inf. He was sent to Camp Upton last fall. In a letter to his mother, Mrs. M. Harkins of 298 Willoughby the soldier told of being slightly wounded and confined for a time in a base hospital.

He is 23 years old, a graduate of St. Patrick's School and a member of that church. Before going into the service be was employed by a Brooklyn department store. Pvt. Charles Rmk.

Pvt. Charles Back, who was wounded, degree undetermined on August 27, is the son of Mrs. Catherine Back pf 12 Court Ashby, Kockaway Beach. He was born in Brooklyn 25 arm anrl Vino livprl nt Rfipltflwav1 Vtaai-h for 19 vpars. Hp was drafted last April and sailed for France a month later with Co.

106th Inf. In a letter received last week by his mother, he wrote that he was recovering In a hospital In Kent, England. Corp. Nathan Falkowski. Corp.

Nathan Falkowski, who was wounded, degree undetermined, on August 31, is the son of Mrs. Ida Falkowski of 176 Hart st. His sister. Mrs. Sarah Heller, resides at 368 Broadway.

Corp. Falkowski was born in Manhattan and when he was an infant his relatives moved to Brooklyn, locating in the old Bushwick section. He was graduated from Public School i Avoid Telephoning During the Epidemic He lived with his parents, Mr, Mrs. William Forkel. Pvt.

Forkel was born in Manhattan and lived in Long Island City about one year before he was drafted. Corp, Joseph B. Murray, Corp. Joseph B. Murray, 19 years old, of 933 Bedford wrote his parents, Mr.

and Mrs. James H. on October 1. that he had been gassed and was in a base hospital In France. Corp.

Murray was born in Brooklyn and is a graduate of St. Patrick's School and Commercial H. S. Before entering the service he was employed by the New York Telephone Company. Corp.

Murray enlisted in Co. 23d on March 25, 1917. six days after his 18th birthday, and did guard duty last year on the Aqueduct at Garrison. N. Y.

In September, 1917, he left for Spartanburg, where he was transferred to the 106th Inf. He sailed for France last May aboard the President Lincoln. His brother Charles, a former member of Co. is now detailed with the Medical Corps in Evacuation Hospital, No. 10, somewhere in France.

Pvt Henry A. Banta. Pvt Henry A. Banta, 24 years old, of 90 Jefferson Maspeth, who was slightly wounded on August 28, has recovered and is back with his comrades at the front. The young man enlisted in the 23d Regt.

in May, 1917, and was later sent to Spartanburg, where he became a member of Co. 106th Inf. Before he left for the South he was married and his wife continued to live with her parents. He went to France last May. He was struck in the leg by a piece of shrapnel.

He wrote home on September 10 that he had spent four days in a field hospital, was well again and had rejoined his regiment. He was educated at P. S. No. 88, Queens, and had worked as a cooper tor tne rsationai Sugar Refining Company, in Long Island City.

Corp. James H. Rickard. Corp. James H.

Rickard of Co. 308th was slightly wounded on August 7 in the fight at the Vesle River. His sister, Mrs. Loretta L. Linslv of Southampton, L.

received letter, dated September lb, trom him, in which he stated that he was in a hospital but did not give the nature of his injuries. From Lt. Arthur F. McKeogh of corp. KicKara com pany, wno nas jusi recurnen to rsew York from overseas, Mrs.

Linsly has received the following letter in response to inquiries concerning her brother: It goes wttnout saying mat i Knew your brotner, james, very wen. i saw him last while we were on what was called the Blue Line, or second position, at the Vesle River. It will nterest you, Knowing tne nisiory oi the company, to learn that at tnat time, although a second lieutenant, I wan commanding it. the only officer left of the old staff. Your brother was in excellent health, cheeks puffy NEW New appeal" While work, influenza.

There It still In certain parties are THIS to 1. 2. 3. 4. DURING your classes? Make Gedney enlisted in the 23d Kegx.

in August, 1917, and trained at Spartanburg. He is a graduate of Public School No. 3 and was 18 years old when he enlisted. His family have received no official notification concerning his wounds. He is a member of Company 106th Inf.

Corp. Andrew MiJuirc. Corp. Andrew McGuire of the 308th Inf. was gassed on August 17.

In a recent letter sent to his father, James McGuire of 333 Marion the corporal said ho was getting along nicely. He was blinded by the gas, but is regaining his sight. Corp. Is 26 vears old. He went to Camp Upton In September last year and left for France in April.

IM tieorjje llealy. Pvt. George Healy, who was wounded in the neck on August 3, is convalescing in a hospital in England. He enlisted in the 23d Rest, on September 23 lust year and is now a member of the 106th Medical Corps. He was a plumber's helper In the Navv Yard before he became a soldier.

Corp. Healv is 20 years old and the son of Mrs. Margaret Healy of 599 Monroe st. Mrs. Healy received a letter yesterdav from her son in which he said he was "getting along very nicely." Corp.

Thomas McCormack. Corp. Thomas McCormack, who has been wounded slightly, is 22 years old and a member of Co. 306th Inf. According to information that has come to the corporal's uncle, Christobal Smith, he was wounded in the right arm on August 22.

He is about with his arm in a sling and "improving every day." Corp. McCormack for two years before going to Camp Upton last September was a motorman on the Reid ave. trolley line. Pvt. Harry O.

Scery Jr. Although the name of Pvt. Harry G. Seerv of 622 59th appears among the slightly wounded on today's oasualtv list, his parents have never been officially notified that he has been injured. His mother received a letter from him dated October in which he said he was in fine health and did not sav he had been wounded.

He is 31 vears old and a member of Co. 3(i8th Inf. Pvt. Seery was drafted in September. 191.7, and sailed for France in April.

He was educated in Manhattan. Corp. John H. Duffus. Corp.

John H. Duffus, son of Mrs. John R. Duffus of Washington Cedarhurst, was wounded, degree undetermined, on August 31. Corp.

Duffus is 23 vears old. He was drafted on September 27, 1917. and sailed last April for overseas with Co. 306th Inf. His brother, Wagoner William Duffus, who Is with the Supply Co.

of the 326th was wounded on September 17. Corp. Duffus has two other brothers in the service. Harry T. Duffus is with Battery 59th F.

and Walter E. Duffus is with Co. Training Detachment, at New York University. Pvt. harlos Itoodlcr.

Pvt. Charles Roedler of 243 Ninth Long Island City, who was wounded slightly on October 2, is a member of the Inf. He was drafted in September. 1917, and sailed last March. Before joining the Army he was employed as a butcher.

He was born in Manhattan and only livpd in Long Island City with his father, William Roedler. for six months before he was drafted. Pvt. Thomas Rauftle. Pvt.

Thomas Rauftlo of 320 Ham ilton Long fsland City, who has been wounded, is a member of Co. 308th Inf. He was drafted in September, 1917, and went to France in March. He was wounded about two months ago. Pvt.

Bronistaw Plonski. Pvt. Bronistaw Plonski of 734 Eighth Long Island City, has been wounded. He was drafted in September, 1917, and assigned to the 308th Inf. at Camp Upton.

He sailed for' France in the spring. Pvt. Plonski came to this country from Poland eight years ago and made his home with his brother, Tetele. Pvt. Herman Forkcl.

Tvt. Herman Forkel of 39 Fifth Long Island City, was wounded on August 28 while tignting wnn uo 30th Inf. He was drafted last De- iH There Was Nothing So Good for Congestion and Colds as Mustard But the old-fashioned mustard-plaster burned and blistered while it acted. Get the relief and help that mustard plasters gave, without the plaster and without the blister. Musterole does it It is a dean, white ointment, made with oil of mustard.

It is scientifically prepared, so that it works wonders, and yet does not blister the tenderest skin. Just massage Musterole in with the finger-tips gently. See how quickly it brings relief how speedily the pain disappears. Use Musterole for sore throat, bronchitis, tonsilitis. croup, stiff neck, asthma, neuralgia, headache, congestion, pleurisy, rheumatism, lumbago, pains and aches of the back or joints, sprains, sore muscles, bruises, chilblains, frosted feet colds of the chest (it often prevents pneumonia).

30c and 60c jars; hospital size $2.50. Dorit let skin trouble interfere with your work Resinol will relieve it Resinol Ointment stops itching almost instantly. It matters little whether the cause lies in some skin disease like eczema, or the bite or sting of insects, or a disorder of the nerve supply. Resinol Ointment acts because it contains medicinal substances which soothe and heal the Bkin. Its continued use is almost sure to clear away all trace of eruption.

Ask your dealer for it. ECKAUNS FOR THROAT AND LUNGS A Ca-lcium comtotm4 that will brlnir lif In many aruto arni chrtmlc ctfis. J'rovidf-t In hanrtit forrn, a brmia rm-1y highly fcv grfrnr. Contains no harmful dn ga. Try them today.

50 cents a box, including war tax Tor mil a It Eckmua Laboratory, iUlUilelphJ M. G. was wounuea nummy August 1 7 He is convuiesc-ciiu, information he nas srui iu uoarnn-he of 246 Madison st rt vninte his nome. He trained at Camp Upt.m and sailed for France last April. Jvt.

George B. Gedney. Pvt. George B. Gedney of 1003 Bergen was gassed during the latter part of August, while with his regiment in Flanders.

He is recu-peraTing in the Twelfth Convalescent Camp at Boulogne. letter received from him. He was akin there from the Second Australian Hospital, where he was for four weeks after having been removed from the front. Pvt. Gedney's eyes were badly affected from the gas and cases of SPANISH INFLUENZA among our operating forces make it necessary that we continue our Don't make unnecessary telephone calls." some operators have recovered and returned to others are absent for the first time because of is no material improvement in the situation.

remains very serious. sections it is necessary for us to ask calling if their calls are necessary before the connections made. PRACTICE MUST BE EXTENDED UNLESS TELEPHONING IS RESTRICTED VOLUNTARILY indispensable calls, such as Calls occasioned by fire, lawlessness, accident, death or serious illness. Calls to and from hospitals, doctors, druggists, etc. Calls necessitated by the public interest and welfare or by Government business and war work.

Commercial calls of vital importance. THE EPIDEMIC will you please confine telephoning to calls coming within the above only calls that cannot be avoided BROOKLYN LIFE SOUTH BROOKLYN BOARD OF TRADE NUMBER OUT TODAY PRICE 10 CENTS ON ALL NEWSSTANDS YORK TELEPHONE COMPANY.

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