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Subject: Brooklyn Standard Union,June 20,1929-Mainly About People
Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 13:22:17 -0400
Brooklyn Standard Union
June 20, 1929
Mainly About People
Writes Short Story
Charles D. REISENSTEIN, Ridgewood newspaper man, is turning his talent to
real literary work. He is at present at work on a short story.
COLLINS Acting Captain
Lieut. Daniel COLLINS, in charge of traffic at Coney Island, was designated
as acting captain by Police Commissioner WHALEN last week.
Board to Meet Oftener
Oscar HAUCK, secretary of the Sheepshead Bay Board of Trade, announces that
because of the pressure for improvements in Sheepshead the organization will
hold bi-weekly meetings all summer.
Boom for FINKEL
Benjamin FINKEL, Court street attorney, is being boomed for a public
office. He is identified with the Kings Highway Regular Democratic Club of the
Second Assembly District.
DUGGAN at Firemens Meeting
Patrick DUGGAN, Sr., deputy clerk of the Ridgewood Municipal court, was a
delegate to the volunteer firemens convention at Lindenhurst.
Ex-Judge Tries Case
Former City Magistrate John KOCHENDORFER of Queens, tried a case in the
Ridgewood Magistrates court last Friday. He was given a warm greeting by the
MURTHA in Summer Home
James M. MURTHA, clerk of the Ridgewood Magistrates court, has opened his
summer home at Rockaway Beach. He drives in to Ridgewood every morning.
Fred JAMES Gets Job
Friends of Fred JAMES, active in Ridgewood Republican circles, are
congratulating him upon his appointment as Assistant Superintendent of Street
Cleaning in Queens. JAMES was formerly president of the Yale Republican Club.
Honors for Mrs. GROENING
Mrs. Rose GROENING, grand regent of Court St. Rose of Lima, 757, Catholic
Daughters of America, was recently given a testimonial dinner at the Ridgewood
Gardens. She has been chosen a delegate to the convention of the order in
Texas early next month. Mrs. GROENING lives in MacPherson street, Ridgewood.
JOYCE Runs Moose Dinner
P. J. JOYCE was chairman of the arrangement committee at the annual
dinner-dance given by Ridgewood Lodge, Loyal Order of Moose, recently.
Dinner for Pastor
The Rev. Timothy W. TINSLEY, pastor of the Ridgewood Christian Church, was
guest of honor at a dinner given him by members of the congregation in honor
of his fifth anniversary as pastor, in the assembly hall of the church, Forest
avenue and Linden street, Ridgewood, recently.
WEIGOLD Runs Legion Bazaar
John WIGOLD was chairman of the bazaar for Joseph B. Garity Post, 562,
American Legion of Ridgewood, which raised a substantial sum at a fair on the
clubhouse grounds last week.
Retreat for K. of C.
Frank FLYNTZ, district inquisitor of the Knights of Columbus, is busy
arranging the annual retreat for members of Ridgewood Council 1814, Knights of
Columbus, at Mt. Manresa, Staten Island, July 26 to 29.
BENNINGER Guest of Court
Former Park Commissioner Albert C. BENNINGER of Queens was a visitor at the
Ridgewood Magistrates court yesterday.
McLAREN Heads School Boards
Philip J. McLAREN of Ridgewood, president of the Associated Organizations
of Ridgewood, has been elected vice-president of the United Local School
Boards of Queens. McLAREN is a member of the Ridgewood School Board. He lives
at 2516 Woodbine street.
Glendale Plans Safe Fourth
Alderman William BUSS of Glendale is president of the Allied Organizations
arranging for a safe and sane celebration on July 4 in Glendale.
Corporal DEVERALL Shoots Well
Corporal Robert L. DEVERALL, of 1603 East Thirty-fourth street, a member of
Co. L. 107th Infantry, N. Y. N. G., established a fine record at Camp Smith
during the past week as a member of his regiment rifle team in the New York
State Rifle Matches. He finished second in the Wingate All Comers Match with a
score of 45, and placed near the top in numerous other matches, winning
considerable Prize Money.
KRILOW Plans Vacation
Louis KRILOW of the Eastern District is planning a month stay at Saratoga.
MARTIN Misses Camp Trip
Warrant Officer John MARTIN, much to his regret, finds he will be unable to
go to the police camp this year.
McLAUGHLIN Still in Politics
Ex-Assemblyman John McLAUGHLIN of Greenpoint still has a close interest in
the political game.
HIGGINS to Visit Relatives
Andrew HIGGINS will leave his Greenpoint home on Saturday for Connecticut
where he will spend two weeks with his relatives.
Joneses Back from Trip
Mr. and Mrs. Harold JONES of the Eastern District have returned from a two
weeks stay at Lake Huntington, N. Y. The early part of next month they will
leave for Asbury Park and remain there for the summer.
Father RILEY Aids Picnic
Rev. James RILEY, new pastor of St. Peter and Paul R. C. Church, is aiding
in completing arrangements for the annual picnic of the church.
BROWN Dodges Heat
The hot weather has made William BROWN change his mind about staying in the
city during the summer. He is making week end trips to Huntington.
Mrs. CONLON Assists Guild
Mrs. Julia CONLON, Democratic co-leader of the Fifteenth District, is very
much interested in activities of St. Cecelias Maternity Guild.
Miss VERMAELEN Plans Trip
Miss Marie VERMAELEN, of 108-01 101st street, Richmond Hill, will depart
for Europe aboard the Voilendam for an extended tour. Mrs. Willard MACK will
be her chaperon.
Thomas OCONNOR will spend the month of August at Lake George.
Miss MAGILL Recovering
Miss Eleanor MAGILL, daughter of the Rev. Andrew J. MAGILL, pastor of the
First Presbyterian Church of Jamaica, is recovering from an operation for
appendicitis at Jamaica Hospital and is expected to return home to the
parsonage within ten days.
SCHULER Backed for Alderman
Otto SCHULER, civic worker of the Central Queens district, is out for the
aldermanic nomination from the Fifty-eighth District. He is said to be
supported by a large number of civic organizations.
Tribute for BLAIR
Harry M. BLAIR, president of the Quis Club of Hollis and Bellaire, was
presented with a large floral offering at the last meeting of the club in
appreciation of his efforts to promote the welfare of the organization.
LEVITZ Wins Prize
Ebbitt LEVITZ, artist of Jamaica, carried off first prize in the art
exhibition recently held by the Queensboro Art Society. His subject was Fine
Transcribed for the Brooklyn Info pages, http://www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com/
by Margaret Ransom
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