The Atchison Daily Globe from Atchison, Kansas on January 24, 1977 · Page 1
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Naujatuck Number 129 Naugatuck, Conn. Tuesday, June 1, 1976 14 Pages 15c Per Copy '90e Weekly Carrier MEMORIAL DAY 1976 was a very successful one in Naugatuck, Even the weatherman cooperated by delaying the anticipated wet weather. Nearly 25,000 people lined the parade route from Union City to The Naugatuck Green to ivatch some 1,400 parade participants. This was estimated as the largest attendance at a Memorial Day Parade since 1946 when World War II veterans were welcomed home. Top photo shows Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert T. Herrcs, the main speaker. He represented U.S. Sec. of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Local dignitaries on the speaker's platform included Mayor William Rado, U.S. Rep. Ronald Sarasin and Stale Rep. Neal Hanlon. This year's "Poppy" girls are shown in the center. The lower photo was taken during wreath-laying ceremonies. Eleven bands and 46 military, veteran, civic and fraternal units participated. Herres said "The fallen Americans whom we honor have paid heavily that we may enjoy the legacy they preserved for us—Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. Let us look ahead from this Memorial Day in our 200th year of independence with a dedication to the crucial idea that this legacy is ours not just to enjoy,'buttobe preserved and strengthened for the benefit of those who follow us to inhabit this great land of ours in future years." {NEWSphotos by Edward Newman) Thousands Of Syrian Troops Invade Lebanon Today's News In Brief Ily t'niled Press International The three presidential primaries today—in Montana. Rhode Island and South Dakota —are just a warmup for next week's showdown in Ohio, New- Jersey and California. In the Jailer one third of Ihe delegates needed to win both the Republican and Democratic nominations will IK elected. In Montane, Democrat Frank Church is expected to win and also is pressing front-runner Jimmy Carter in Rhode Island, while Morris Udall elands a chance of achieving his first primary win in South Dakota. On the Republican side President Ford and Ronald Reagan were expected to break even in today's races. The Memorial Day 78-hour weekend highway death toll climbed past the *0 mark that had been eslimalcd. and onlv four states-Alaska. Delaware, North Dakota and South Dakota —reported no traffic falalilies. II was believed the availability of gasoline and the ignoring of the 55-milfi-per-hour speed limit were the key to the -111 highway deaths. Fifty-six persons died by drowning and 19 more were killed in plane mishaps. BOSTON (UP1I - An anti- busing group, the "South Boston Defense League," took credit for Ihe S75.000 fire at the Boston Tea Parly Museum and the smashing of windows of five large department stores and banks this weekend. The police say Ihe only thing known aboul Ihe organization is leaflets began appearing about a year ago urging people to oppose Ihe busing with demonstrations and related actions. A police spokesman said "We're Please turn to Page '1 A NEW CHIEF - Retiring Fire Chief Dominic DfCarlo Ile(U is shown offering his congratulations to Nausaluck's new fire thief. John Caspar, as he took over the job today. Oaspar has been a member of Ihe department for l; years and became a lieutenant in in;j. Chie! DeCarln retires uilh Tt year. 1 : of .service. (NKWSphnloIn DonI'ousevt URW Strike Negoti Resume With Big Four Tax Highest In Nation HAiiTFORD. Conn. (UP1) The stale's gasoline lax rises to from 10 lo II cenls a gallon today, which gives Connecticut the highest rate in the nation, according lo Hep. Gerald F. Stevens, R-Milford. The hike is intended lo raise S14 million. The stale House minority leader used the occasion of Ibe (ax hike (o launch another attack on Gov. Ella T. Grasso. In a prepared statement, he said she has set "a two-year- record for increased taxes and fees." Stcver.s also reminded motorists that they missed the gas hike for Memorial Day, bul face increased loll fees "on Ihe Wilbur Cross and Merilt Parkways before Ihe July Jlh weekend. Both are occasions for heavy aulo travel. ANN [.ANDERS CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWOKD EDITORIAL HOROSCOPE OBITUARIES SOCIAL SPORTS TV 1 PROGRAMS SWS-ft«:M¥:WS.::w.v 12 13 12 12 4 2 J lOMl 12 Big Four rubber companies resumed today after a week's "vacation". \egolialions between Uniroval and the URW and Ihe olher companies recessed at noon May 25, at the union's request, so union negotiators could atlend the U1W convention in Chicago. At the convention it was voted not to assess Ihe 100,000 non-striking DRW members in order to pay strike benefits lo the 70.000 members who are striking. A professor of business economics at Ihe University of Akron in Ohio. Dr. Thomas J. Coyne, said Friday that Ihe monlh-old URW strike has "clearly failed" and "outlived its usefulness." Coyne parlicipated in a panel discussion before Ihe Akron Press Club and staled lhal URW President Peter Bora- marito "has misled union members into believing the Big Four rubber companies will cave in lo union contract demands." Coyne said "H would seem lo me lhal he has goals and ambitions higher lhan the workers or Iheir wives, for example." Other panelists did not say the strike had failed but agreed that as the strike progresses there Hill be more pressure on the union lhan on the companies to settle. Coyne noted "the companies (Firestone. Goodrich. Goodyear and L'niroyal* are maintaining some semblance of productivity. If I were (he companies I would sil back and wail. They've got money corning in from tire sales and they're not paying as many people. If I were Ihe union management. I'd eal a small dish of crow and take the cost of-living adjustment oil Ihe table." I DEATHS! ROMAN. JU.IUS. 85. of 93 Derby Ave., Seymour, died May 31. 1976. Funeral tomorrow 'at 2 p.m. al Ihe Hull Funeral Home 161 West Church St., Seymour. Burial in Union Cemelery. Friends may call al the funeral home today from 2to4and7lo 9p.m. WILLIAMS, HAROLD S., 77, of 32 Smith St.. Seymour, died May 30, 1976. Funeral tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the Hull Funeral Home, 161 West Church Si., Seymour. Burial in Union Cemelery, Ecston. Friends may call at the funeral home lomght from 7 to 9 p.m. By I'mled Cms International Connecticut accidents took Die lives of at least five persons during I ho long Memorial Day weekend. There were two traffic deaths, two drownings and a fire-relaled death. Two Connecticut men died in an automobile accidenl in Rhode Island. Connecticut Stale Police made more than 1.200 motor vehicle arresls as motorists returned from camping grounds, beaches and lakes on Ibe day considered the unoffi- Police Union Grievances Taking into consideration certain "conditions" Ihe Naugatuck Police union. Ixical 235 International Brotherhood of Police Officers, has withdrawn three grievances filed recently with the Stale Labor Board Peler Horan of the Labor Dept. said the union agreed (fiat Mayor William C. Rado acted properly when he gave policemen the option of accepting a dental plan. The mayor stated he had offered the plan to all other borough employees, bolh union and non- uniori. and had offered it to policemen feeling it was consistent with Ihe old contract provisions. Horan said the union will also withdraw its grievances concerning the mayor's actions in Baking statements concerning negotialions. The union had requested the mayor "cease and desist" in "verbally altacVing Ihe union." Horan said il was agreed Ihe grievances would be dropped provided Ihe mayor agrees to make no further public statements as arbitration proceedings conlimie. Parking Utinncd On .SVrc/i Sfrccf.s Supt. ol Sirens Michael Kelly has requested no cars be parked on Ihp following streets from midnight Tuesday until s a.m. Wednesday to permit his street sweeping crew to clean the excess sand off ihr strtets: City Hill St.. Calvin St.. North MainSt., Oak St.. Maple St.. Water Si. and Church SI. Residents are also asked not to sweep the sand inlo piles as that mate it difficult (or the strr?t swetper lo work el- ficiently. By DOVI.K .W.MA.M'S BEIRUT. Lebanon ctl'Ii Thousands of Syrian Iroops spearheaded by 200 tanks invaded east central Lebanon today in Syrian President Alez Assad's second operation in 2-1 ' hours to impose peace on Lebanon Palestinian and Christian spokesmen reported Ihe troops began disarming warring .Moslem and Palestinian guerrillas whose bailies with Christian Phalangists have blocked all efforts to end the U-rnonth-old civil war. Today's invasion coincided with the arrival in Beirut of Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin. Diplomatic sources said Kosy- gin was displeased about tlie invasion hut that the 3 a.m. move to increase Syrian influence in Lebanon was carried out before his plane arrived in Damascus. Moslem and Christian sources said the latest invasion was made by up lo two full regiments — 2,000 to J.OOO men — and that they had linked up with another force ol S.OXi to 10,000 Syrian army and Palestinian Liberation Army troops sent in several weeks ago. Another force of 2.000 men and 60 tanks entered northeastern Lebanon .Monday and smashed through a leftist blockade to the villages of Andkeet and Kobeyat, 31 miles northeast of Tripoli. Christians there had appealed for help againsl the four-day siege. Today's massive invasion force pushed ttiward the besieged Christian city of Zahle 18 miles west of the Syrian border and :!0 miles east of Ileirul. The new force seized rival rightist and leftists positions in the Bekaa Valley in the first Svrian cial start of summer. During the weekend, slate police arrested IJ227 persons for speeding and 22 others for drunken driving Warnings were issued to W8 drivers and state police said they investigated 148 accidents, accounting for 56 injuries. Eleven persons were arrested for illegal hitchhiking and Iwo motorists were arrested for picking up hitchhikers, stale police said. The holiday period started al 6 pm. Friday. In East Hartford, police scuba divers searched Mondav for apparent drowning viclim Clifford Gallagher. 11. of Hartford. He tripped and fell off an abandoned pier on the Connecticut River while walking with his cousin Monday. His brother and amther cousin drowned in the same river eight years ago. In East Haddam. Jessie VV. Prtssley. 52. drowned when a tow line atlached to a partially sunken boat on which he was standing snapped. Please turn to Page s Footwear Plant has instituted a URW of wage increases and "Community Information Hot- benefils. Hourly earnings, in- Line" which will be in service as eluding benefils". are now J6 20. Five Die In Conn. Holiday Accidents A Palestinian Liberation Organization statement charged the Syrian intervention was directed "solely against the Palestinians and Lebanese nationalist lleflisti movement" and warned that the guerrillas would "defend our revolution until victory or death." Il charged the entry of Syrian Iroops "on the pretest" of imposing law and order was the beginning of "Syrian attempts to lake over Lebanon " Leftist spokesmen charged ;he Syrians plan lo boost Iheir forces in Lebanon lo 50.000 men over the ne.\t few months. "Massive numbers of Syrian I'tpasp turn lo Page s Weather Variable clomlinpss today with chance of an occasional shoiter and possibly a thunderstorm around middav or rarly afternoon. Highs in 70s. Parti) clouriv and cooler tonight, l.ous rans;tn^t (rani trie upper Ids northern interim- sections to the middle Tills coastal sections. Wednesday considerable cloudiness rasl portions partly west. Cool with highs in the 60s except near fio along east lacing coasts. <t!y BristolItecorder) Temperature Midnight W; :t a.m. H9: f> a.m. 62: y a.m. tn ; Noon to. Barometric Pressure Midnight 29.6: 1 a.m. 29.i, 6 a.m. 29,55: f> a.m. 29.6: Noon 29.6. 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