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Pelham News

Pelham Church Plan Additions
Two Pelham churches have found their quarters too small for their rapidly growing congregations. At a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Congregational Church recently, a campaign was planned to raise $40,000 for the completion of the auditorium in the church building at Highbrook and Washington Avenues. A congregational meeting will be held by the members of the Huguenot Memorial Church of Pelham Manor on April 16 to discuss plans for the enlargement of the present church structure.

Brockman Wins Dismissal of Liquor Charge

Wrong Address On Search Warrant Grounds For Action By Judge Cotter In Federal Court—Cullen and Pellicci Cases Set For April 17.

Charges of possession of liquor, made against Charles Brockman, of 574 Seventh avenue, North Pelham, as the result of a raid by North Pelham police and Federal officers on March 12, were dismissed Thursday by Commissioner Cotter, in Federal Court in New York City, because of an incorrect address on the search warrent. The address was given at 674 instead of 574 Seventh avenue.
Brockman's place gave up the largest quantity of alleged liquor, which [[page cut off]] two trucks to haul it to the [[page cut off]]

Dr. Leuman Waugh To Give His Impression Of Labrador To Legionnaires

Pelham Dentist Who Made Extensive Study of Eskimos On Programme At Pelham Manor Village Hall Next Thursday.

At the next meeting of Pelham Post No. 50, American Legion, which will be held at the Pelham Manor Village on the evening of Thursday, April 18, the Post will hear an interesting lecture on Labrador by Dr. Leuman M. Waugh, who spent several years in the interior wilderness of that little known region. Dr. Waugh's lecture, which will be illustrated by lantern slides, will be open to the public, as well as members of the local Post, thereby affording an opportunity to Pelhamites to hear from one of the foremost explorers of the present era. 
Members of the Post are continuing their preparations for the Memorial Day parade and exercises which are promised to be the finest ever held in Pelham, notwithstanding the splendid celebrations held in recent years. The Committee, which consists of Gen. Louis C. Covell, as Chairman, Col. C. S. Haight, Fred M. Wirth, Kneeland S. Durham, Jr., Major John F. Fairchild, George Hinckley, James A. Black, Adjutant C. A, Kendziora, Jr., and Commander Mela, has signed a contract for the entire 104th Field Artillery Band from New York City with forty pieces, divided into two separate bands, to furnish music during the parade, as well as the National Anthem and patriotic songs at the Town Hall. This arrangement will relieve the local Fire Departments from any expense in connection with music for the parade and promises ideal marching conditions. The Committee consider that by having only the two highly trained bands from the Field Artillery they have accomplished an economy for the citizens and taxpayers, as the public support the Fire Departments and in the long run pay all the bills.
   Members of the Post are making progress in the listing and locating of veterans' graves to be decorated on Memorial Day, but are seeking the assistance of all residents of the three villages, particularly the older residents, to ascertain whether all deceased veterans of the various wars are on the list and also to learn the cemetaries where some of them are buried.  The information thus far obtained is:
   Woodlawn, Franklin C. Fairchild, A. A. Wan der Roest, and W. B. Baker.
   Kensico, John L. Young, Leon Gereaux, and Harry Miller.
   Beechwood, Samuel E. Lyon, Charles Amato, Philip Marvel, Geroge Walsh, John Butler, Frederick C. Gerloff, and Jesse Miller.
   Eastchester, John T. Logan; Milford, Conn., Charles H. Pond; cemetery unknown, James S. Brown, Patrick J. Gleason.
   Residents of the Pelhams knowing where veterans Brown and Gleason are buried or knowing of any additional names to go on the roster of Pelham's honored dead are requested to communicate with Kneeland S. Durham, Jr., of Linden Avenue, who is taking charge of the listing of the graves.

Mrs. E. H. Donahue, North Pelham, Dies

   Mrs. Eglae H. Donahue, of Pelnord Hall, Fifth Avenue, North Pelham, died Monday after one day's illness.  Mrs. Donahue was the wife of John J. Donahue and had lived in Pelham for 2 1/2 years.  She is survived by her husband, and three children, Aurelia, John J. Jr., and Arthur.  Funeral services were held at St. Catherine's church this morning at 10 o'clock, and a requiem mass was sung.  Interment was in Holy Sepulchre cemetery.  

McGraw Will Begin His 36th Baseball Season

Pelham Manor Celebrity Has Been Manager Of The New York Giants for 26 Years - Has Captured 10 Pennants For Record

   Tuesday will mark the beginning of another milestone in the long career of John J. McGraw of Edgewood Avenue in organized baseball.  Then the New York Giants take to the field against the Phillies in Philadelphia.  McGraw will begin his 27th season as the leader of the New York team, and his 36th year in professional baseball.
   McGraw leads all managers in both major leagues in the number of league championships won.  The leader of the Giants has captured 10 pennants, the first in 1904, the last in 1924 and the next - well, experts reported that [[1929?]] appears to be a good year for the Giants.  And, McGraw, too, looks forward to the annexation of his 11th victory this season.
   Much of the last several months have been spent by McGraw in Havana.

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