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OVER EUROPr-194£ . M . iSEkNICK. President n. H.cond oluiw mn»or nl the pool office NnUKfttu°k' 9**J1ILL SUBSCRIPTION HATES Payable In Advance .,««« 1 month 11.0° _JkJ^L --* 12 ' 00 Airplane Inventor Is 75 Airplane inventor On-ill.- \Vriglit tly observed liis 7.'.lli birthday yesterday •in Day ton, Ohio, ll wiis in ISMJIJ—4Ii years •,,^0—thai the Wright brothers, Umlle ,md Wilbur, i'lfw their first airplane, Many and wonderl'ul are the developments mid improvements that Imvu been 'made in planes since the early days of the •Wi"ht brothers' "flyin- machine," as it was'then called. Ami there has been no letup in these improvements. In tact the interest in planes mid aviation is greater today than ever belon,—so great that plans for the airships oft he future tairly stagger tho imagination. Orville Wright is fortunate in having lived to see how well his dreams of Hying thron-h space far HP in the sky have I,,.,.,, realized. Perhaps he had such a thought in mind yesterday when he attended that dinner given for him by l.ieu- t.i.imtiUUenenil Nathan Twining, commander of the Army I'OIT.- air materiel command at Dayton. Their Itanks Are Fast Thinning N'nw KngUmd iii-iw has only eiglit Civil war votr.rans. The ruster of living veterans of that war in this section of tlie country was minced to that number by llio deii'th in a Veterans' AilmimstniUou hospital at. Togns, Maine, of !)7-year-old George .lonc.u of Oxford, Maine, who was formerly national coitunander-in-cliief of Ihu (jraiid Army of the Republic. I fe joined l.lni array jit the u^e "f 14 by saying lie was '18 years old. Like iiumy thousands of his former comrades, lie did Jus duty as n true, pa- Iriotic and h\vnl American, Ifis mime is .now indelibly inscribed on Llie list of those immortal heroes—saviors of tho '{Tnion who Imve passed on to their eternal reward. Those of present and future ^enera- •tions slionld see to it that the service rendered by the Civil War veterans is never Co ryot ten. Children's Radio People a^ilaliiv for (he improvement of radio programs can read about, the current Minneapolis experiment, and take heart. It. proves that in an emergency flu- radio can be flexible, iiiixl can bo turned to a purpose. It all started aftur the mnvr*- of the .city, which is uiidor^oin.n 1 a serious polio epidemic, asked families |o impose a voluntary qum'HHliiH' and keep their children away from Katherini,'s where the disease mi^ht. br spread, (ieoixe Orim, of The iUiimoapoliH Tribune, had the bright idea thai KI'OM, University of Mirme- Hota radio station, inii^ht eli'ar the decks anil put on special programs to entertain the children and encourage them to stay nl home. Clrim's column appeared in tho morning paper, and when the station went on tin- air at 10:.">(). its schedule for the day had been completely reorganised J'or the kids. , All day long no.v,' the once dignified and erudite university studio is a guy madhouse, broadcasting everything from "Tubby the Tuba" ami dnuv-to-music. contests to readings by the ofderTy professor wlio appeared and said lie had always wanted to read "Alice in Wonderland" to children. The commercial radio stations in the Twin Cities joined the project with a Sunday program, in .which each station provided a halt' hour for children, then turned listeners over to the next station, While hospital staffs work long hours with polio patients, who now number nonrly 700 in Minnesota, radio staffs arc working equally long hours with their own brand of preventive, medicine-— music and entertainment with the solemn aim of helping to keep tbo dread disease from spreading further. ... Do You Remember? Prom the Files of the Naugatuck New* 20 Years Ago Erncut Llndatrom of New street vacationed at o—O—o Warden Hurrla Whlttonwe and hl« appointed commlttou met to rovl.sc the Borough Charter, i o—O—o 30 Years Ago Walter E. Brown of Highland ovonuc vacutiouud lit Highland Lake. o—O—o Oeorwe Sllverntill of Church Mlrcct went on a busl- IHIHH trip to Boston. Around The Clock Someone has asked the question— "Who's going to wutch the Welcome I-I^me panicle?" . . . Seems that everyone and his brother is going to be n. line. And it seems that the parade will be just about the biggest that ever graced the fair streets of the borough. Local Republicans will entertain the great and near great of their party at an outing at Schildgen's August 31 . . And democrats of the first ward will entertain their hopefuls and bigwigs the following 1 day'at Wargo's. Mrs 10d Nissen is vacationing in Long fsluml' • .'Ed spent a few days there, the,, left for "Cleveland. . . Birthday greetings this month to Dudley Chitton- de.ii, Bill Boius and Milton Lent. Postcarding from Myrtle Beach this week are Lydia Giancarli, Evelyn Mariano and Phyl Mariano, three fair borough lasses. . . . Vinnie Genua, Johnnie Galeski and Marty Lucas are lining up the program at, the A. B. A. Golf course and report that the highlight of the final days of p?ay will be the Naugatuck News Open. ... The championship of Naugatuck and a beautiful cup" are at stake. Ohm-lie Loftus, director of sports information at Yale is making.up a "Meet the Vale Team" scries tliat'shonld prove interesting material Tohn Ash is on vacation and would be at tho beach right now extvpt for the foul weather flags that started flying ycstcrcTay. Warden Leo J. Brophy attended a dem-. ocratic outing in Seymour Sunday along with George Froehlich and Bill Fernandes. . . . Also at the outing were two other Congressional aspirants, Pat Kelley, Dan Callahan and Tom Radzevich. Adelaide Clayton, clerk of the local draft board has just returned to town aftur a vacation at Twin Lakes. . . . We're going to miss Adelaide when the selective service office moves from the Tattle House to become consolidated with Ihu Waterbnry hoards. . . . Just in case you kids have'forgotten, the opening date for school is September 4. Mrs. Esther Grant of Cherry street has returned from a vacation at Myrtle Beach. . . . Her two daughters, Mary and Lillian recently returned from a vacation in New Hampshire. , . . Harold Roberts of the Naugatuck Savings Bank is now on vacation. . . . He'll be transferring to his new position in Hartford in September. . . Hilding Olson has returned from his vacation in Maine. .Pete Meegan, Francis Curtin, Paul Buclcmiller, Dan Callahan and John Oarland were among those from Nangatnck attending the annual convention of tho Ancient Order of HiTJcniians-Sunday in New Haven. The annual outing of Maxie's restaurant was held Sunday at Wargo's grove. .... Fred Morton, Fred Happy and Bernie Radwick sang a few German folk songs and John Tedesco of Union City offered a few classical numbers. . . . Matt Jankowski and Joe Populauskas were cochairmen, assisted by Ed Zwyas, Matt Karbowicz, Bill Penikas, Pat Mathieu, .George Walsh, :0tto. Raclwlck, Awald Endzeleit, Frank Bowling,, John 'St. John, Ray St. John and Fred Happy. . .. About 400 attended the party as guests of Bill Penikas. WALTER WINGHELL Coast-To-CoJist (Copyright, 1946. by The Hearst Corporation) DUFFY, THE DtAMOND, THE DEFENSE— Readei's telephone, write and wire —they want more about Duffy, the Goat.... His hoodlum heart would swell with pride, for, as I • have noted, he reveled in publicity.... Ho may still be alive, 1'or .all 1 w. Last time I saw him, though, was rather long ago, when he '.was kno sent 1.0 Joliet for Killing a young pus who w:1Si buying champagne for Frisco Kata, a West Coast ,-nixdam the Goat fancied ...It. 'was In Ills own saloon — the one in "•» u he gunned in on himself- Jimmy Tho British admiralty hns put Hitler's yacht on tho market, recommending; conversion .to n. pleasure cnr'iser. Pleasure— with that ghost skipper? ind made it slick. As was the cus- Lom then ,thod Ivc had second-floor wine-rooms for "ladies." . Shooting a cash customer was not considered proper protocol-in the section of Chicago known as "the levee." The Goat was .shnrply donouneed, especially since he ilred before the chump paid the check. This unethical behavior lost him the sypmpathy of many friends: But Chew-Tobacco Charlie was loyal. • Charlie had been a brilliant lawyer, who wrecked himself with wlilskoy. He got his appellation because, in Harrison Street police station lockup, when a prisoner wouldn't dig up a dime, Charlie took the case for a bite of his plug. Charlie couldn't do much for Duffy on the murder rap, though he almost stayed sober for the trUtl. The Goat had a long record and he got an intermediate sentence up to the limit. Chew-Tobacco Charlie had _ bocn more successful in the case of State vs. Duffy ,whcn the Goat was apprehended on an allegation that he had committed larceny from the person, to wit, he had bitten a diamond out of its setting In the shlrt- studiof a, peasant from Paducah This unusual felony, too. occurred In Duffy &• Leather's grogshop, but in the main reception-room, downstairs, at the bar. As was the custom then, this tourist had a gem of considerable dimensions screwed Into the front of his hard-bailed shirt. Duff .came around t.o the sucker-side of tho mahogany, regaled the stranger with a couple of hilarious jokes, gave him a awig on the house, slapped him on tlie shoulder; bent forward 'as; he'laughed "heartily at; hia own wit. A few Seconds later, glancing In the mirror over the bar, the gentleman from Kentucky ;aaw-' that the diamond waa gone and all that remained of his stud was-a set of twisted and distorted, prongs. : • He set up a ho\Yl. Duffy was njost grieved, went through the motions, of looking all over the floor for;tho missing stone. But the visitor had' a cobd 1 Idea of w,hat had happened. He went to the police and swore: a. warrant, pointed out the Goat, had him arrested. Duffy wns searched but refused'. to talk. To a suggestion that he had swallowed the "ice" and. hq submit to an X-ray, he replied with a demand tat his lawyer be. summoned, Chew-Tobacoo Charlie ar" rived forthwith and.advised him of his Constitutional rights—no X-ray.. as that would be forcing him ' to testify against himself. The' cops wanted to hold Duffy for natui-aj eventualities, but Charlie got a writ of habeas corpus. Ike Roderick >put up the $2,300 bond. Duffy took-'a trip out of town, to Milwaukee, beyond the jurisdiction. • ' ' . He apppearcd promptly on . the date set for trial, some nine days later. Charlie was only half-lit and, for him. an excellent condition. •; The'only witness against his mari was the studless stranger, who told the diamond was in the shirt when he entered DViffy and Leather's. He had been admiring the gltam of his two-ltarat' sparkier in the ' mirror, just before D'ufty hud come .up clase to tell--him 'the' funny story. Charlie asked, the . whncss how many .drinks he had consumed and got an admission of "perhaps a dozen." 'Charlie waved him off,with "that's all." Duffy" did not take the stand. Charlie argued that, this man, after a dozen drinks of the stuff sold- in Duffy & Leather's, wouldn't know,a diamond from a 'door-knob; that-his-tehtimony was without' oorrdboration; that the 's "partner!'' burden of proof was oin the prosccu- •'' ' ' tion, and it had .ho proof; -that "reasonable doubt" was with the defendant.'All t'his the court acknowledged. Duffy was discharged. he Goat turned triumphantly with his attorney toward the door, !ie said to Charlie: "Dat rube oughta be pinched for perjury." He raised his Itft fist, and, on the pinky setting. "Two karats, he says," blazed a diamond in a. new. shiny sneered Duffy. "Dat jew'ler in Milwaukee says it ain't even one' and two-t'irds!" As we drove past staid'Carnegie Hall, we noticed two , squad-cars, .one at eoch entrance, and we recognized some .plainclothesmen- strolling back and forth. So we.-yot.out to get nosey We- learned 'that Met Op diva Rise Stevens was; doing- the aria from "Samson-and Delilah" on-the stage for the "Carnegie Hull" film. -All doors- 'were rrianne'd—for the lady wore 5250,000 worth of jewels-. . . .They wore' borrowed from Van Cleve- arid ' Arpel, the'Fifth Ave, dealers'. .. .'Lawrence (D'illinger)' Tiernew,. that toughest killer on the screen, was in Lucey's when the two sluggers gave bingo- boss Utlcy the going-over and held movio notables at bny, Tierney was as non-belligerent as a Swedish I Swiss. Truman May Not Need 'To Call Congress Back Spanish "Scotch" Irk* Scotch "Scotch" Makers Pretident Truman Special to Central Press • WASHINGTON—Political observers now are giving odda' that President Truman will not feel forced to call the 79Oi Congress buck iiitp special session, to combat inflation. The president warned when he reluctantly signed the O.J'A- revival bill that he would take such action if the law, as he feared, .failed to curb rising prices. . . Whatever the decontrol board decides to do about restoring c'cll- ings to meats, dairy products and other commodities! it begins to appear to most, observers that runaway inflation has not come. Producers and slaughterers, wholesalers 'and processors are only too anxious to liquidate OPA and get back to normal. They have no desire, generally, to adopt a get-rich-quick policy over a brief span only to find themselves handcuffed by permanent price controls. • . If things should get out of hand before the fall elections, and the administration calls Congress back, the legislators, heeding the angry voice of the voters back home, will not hesitate to enact a law as drastic as the president wants it to be. * • • THE PART THAT ALCOHOL plays in the diplomatic field through its generally wide dispensation at parties and'receptions .is well known. Now that a world shortage is hero. it is playing .another and different role as nations jealously guard .the.good reputti^of their favorite brands, ' ' ' "It: reached the: open recently when the British ambassador to Madrid -filed a- strong protest with the Spanish government for.sell--', irigkas ."Sco.tch''-a whisky made in Spain. Of course, Britain, has.'.used .Scotch..so rriueh in her export trade that it was regarded merely as good business to protect the name of "Scotch" as anyone can. :attest who haa-tried some of the substitutes, However, the protest did not sit well with the Spanish, who have! a considerable, pride in some of their own well-known brands. They answered that, since the world is as It Is, you couldn't blame people for knowing what their thirsts demanded and if England couldn't furnish Scotch "Scotch" then Spaniards would slake their- thirsts with their own "Scotch" even if the "Made in Spa.ln"_was'ln diminutive print at tlie bottom of the label. !•. VVASHlNGTpN OBSERVERS arc noting that the old clash ovef price, control^ between the agriculture department and OPA is bei ting'renewed .under the new OPA law, The'OPA is anxious to.placo all farm commodities, with the exception, perhaps, of eggs and poultry back under control Aug. 21—the earliest allowed under tho 'newvlaw ••;'-.-•'. -...-•' ''..,'' It; is known that- the agriculture department and Secretary- .Anderson are substantially more "decontrol" .minded. They wish'To .move.'slowly but also.seek to keep controls on foods only when •Vitally.-.necessary'to prevent the-ln(iationary spiral from booming. ••' Meanwhile, the major farm organizations seem to "like the looks" ••of the', new price, decontrol .board set up by President Truman. The ;Nallonali'Grange considers the board'"open minded." - ' ;.:'.TThe board, meets Aug. ,12 to begin hearings on which to base Ita decisions. ' -..'. ' . . ' '• •';. ..... .... » * * . • • '• '•' • • DESPITE AN ANTICIPATED-'record wheat crop in the,United ; Situation. In Wheat Serious -, States and'.-huge yields in other wheat-producing countries,.there still may not be enough of the grain to l prevenjt j 'serious famine In some areas.. ..The United States,. Canada. Turkey, Argantlna. -Prance .; and- French North - Africa have reported .favorable-conditions -for sizable crops this year. But Germany,; Austria;'; Hungary and Poland have little to ' offer/ v Except for two other countries, the large wheat producers might be able to solve the problems of .the needy nations. But India and his story. On cross-examlno-tnon,. China, both in .desperate straits, will still be able to absorb most of . Charlie challenged him to prove -j**-*urplua' which other countries can conttibuU ^_.,_-_.. • _" 1 ' Two Veterans ReenlistFor Army Duty - The names of two K(iugatuck veterans are among those of 21 men reenlieting within • the lost two weeks.at the Watcrbury Army 'Recruiting: Service.' Ray E. Sovia 1 son of Mrs. Anna Sovia, -18 .Quinn street, rcenlistcd for 18 months' and was accepted Aug. 14. He is a graduate of Naugatuck High school class of 1943 and.'joined -the Army in February of .Unit year;. Sovia received' his basic training at .Fort Swift, Texas, before being sent ove'reeas on April 28, 1944. He was a member of the 5307th Compositive Provisional Group, which spent' 18 months In the China-Burma-India sector of battle. Later, he was a member of the world famous Merrill's Marauders, :mown for their voluntary patrols and buttles many, miles behind Japanese • lines. For his efforts, Pvt. Sovia wea'rs the Presidential Citation, the Combat .Infantry Badge, the Asiatic-Pacific ribbon, with one star, and the Purple Heart; having been wounded in the-neck and leg. The second Naugatuck veteran Is Robert Binctte, 150 North Hoadley street. He rcenlisted for 18 months and was accepted Aug. 15. Binettc is a veteran of 18 months service In the European Theater of Operations, He served as a supply clerk in the 108 Hq 63rd Infantry Division and holds the Combat Infantryman's Badge He was wounded in the Rhineland in 1945. Artur Kodzlnskl, New York Philharmonic conductor, sold his 250- acre, Stockbrldge, Mass., estate to Dorothea Powers, concert violinist . .. .Miriam Hopkins is in the Big- Burg, to do Somerset Maugham's "The Letter," on Theater of Romance ajrshow. .. .Gen. "Wild Bill" Donovan is far behind in the race for GOP nomination to the U. S. Senate. He is in bad with labor for .some forthright decisions he made when he was a young Assistant Attorney General. Considered the best bet a'month ago, he has been practically eliminated . Joey Adams, the comic, is. in a slightly .similar predicament—he's been b.arred from Leon & Eddie's (first time in L&E | Hurt In Ship Strike F1mt reported violence In tlie Great La.kt»H Sdunen'H Ktrike In the Chicago area, occurred whfii •a group of men broke Into the offict'K of the Maritime Lake Car- rlc'rii Association In Chicago und severely beat two o'f the orpan- l7_a<lon'x official*. One of UIOK Injured wan Harold Eneelke, »u- |jerint«nd«nt, vhown-'ln hi* car, after having the l>r\ilnff» -tutn- (International) history anyone got the Stork tresi- mont at this hospitable. fall-in.) Mrs. Robert Jerome Faulkner, of the social old guard .celebrated her 94th birthday on the St. Regis roof. She invited 94 friends, but many were too. feeble to attend. Of her younger circle, Jimmy Walker is out of town, several arc still in service elsewhere, others are in N e wp o r t. Bar Harbor and SouthaV^pton. O;ic daughter, Mrs. Mary HArreshoff, \viiJow of the yacht-builder, is in Florida. Another -daughter, Mrs, Frank C. Henderson, acted as hostess. Mis. Faulkner, who lives at 277 Park Ave., has been tossinjr these annual parties for almost half a century. WAKE UP. AMERICA Are Big Salaries Too Big? dtfalxJ t>T '.'"-. fRED O. ClAIlK " , ''•'•••-,,... Chairman Amtrlcon '.,-.'' Economic Poundollon • • . . .' . .•'...-.. ' At debated br v ' . Solomon Barkln ' I ' • Dr. O.' Glenn Saxon • Director of Rftcarch, Textile • I Prafettor oj Eeohumici, IPorkert Union of America \ Yalt Uiilvcnitr MR, BABKIN OPENS: The annual roster of high salaries reflects an exaggerated • premium exacted by business executives through strategic bargaining positions or inside control of the Board ol Directors. Such salaries aren't justified by current wage levels or human needs, nor are they a necessary incentive to good per- forriiancc. Comparable talents and luccesse* in business, public and •cademic life are not so remunerated. Are these men so different from the common lot. that only nn extraordinary financial incentive can assure the application of their talents? The rewards of moderate income and sue- cessful leadership suffice to arouse the most creative application in most walks of life Including business. Many high-salaried executives share in guiding endeavors for which they are nominally, if at all, remunerated. Excessive salaries conflict with the wage practices of some of these very businesses -since they subject the wages of subordinates to the fine- balanced, rational measurements pro vided by job evaluation. No wage curve for job evaluation drawn to encompass a full organization from bottom to top could justify such out• of-line rate* Jui'key men obtain by their control ov«r policy. Such gala- rlei lend themselves to abuse of the administrative trust Executives are known to have shaped corporate fi nancial practice to yield them max imum income rather than the most favorable corporate long-term Interest. Big salaries are morally inexcusable and politically unsound where they stand sharply contrasted with low and inadequate earnings of other workers in the industry, Dr. SAXON CHALLENGES: Mr Barkin seems to be one of those idealists who believe men will work as hard for the benefit of other men and their. families as they will for themselves and their own families. All progress in history came about when the extraordinary worker received extraordinary reward; all benefit. Soviet Russia made no progress until it "discovered" income incentives and the difference between the top and the bottom In Russia U even more than, in the U.S.A. which "discovered" the principle 150 years ago.-Big salaries are established competitively and the notion men will not accept the highest bid for their services i* just silly. ' MB, BARKIN REPLIES: Financial Incentives are not at Issue. The question Is whether extraordinary salaries are necessary. Big salaries don't explain our scientific, cultural and social advances. The discovery of atomic fission wasn't the product of "bik; salaries". Our fighters"made their sacrifices for Idcali^ather than "big .salaries". Dr. Saxon's profession, teaching. Includes some of the greatest contributors to human progress. Do they requir« extraordinary salaries? How many business executives believe the only motive for ac- complishment'Is extraordinary compensation? Big salaries «ren't. established competitively; they are. fixed by management control and frequently by questionable corporate practices. Dr. Saxon should reverse his inquiry and list the impressive number of executives with big ««la- rie« iwho aro not "•'extraordinary worker*". ' " DR. SAXON OPENS; Since the advent of personal income lax, the dollars on the pay check don't IndlcaU the salary—the take-home pay alon§ counts. The executive income may bt in six figures, but taxes take well over 80%. -Why is an executive offered 'a lot of money? Because h«- has proved to the satisfaction of the owners of tbe business that he can find the customers necessary to keep both the tools of production and th« worker fully employed. That is bl« job.. Without customers there would be no business and, .for. the wage- earners, no' jobs. The executive U entitled to, a reward appropriate to the size of the, business and th« number ol workers for whom bt finds employment: If through con- dscatory taxation he isn't offered enough take-home pay to reward him adequately for his services, the owners of some competing buslneo will offer it to him. Barsain-rate executives usually mean lost customer!, loss of tool-use and loss of employment. Here again the wage-e*rner is the heaviest suflcrer. Because the customer always wants a better product, at a cheaper price, he will Me hit right to buy where h« i» satisfied. We need many more ol tho«e executives who ar« worth §UU more money. Labor unions also ne»a good top executives and they h»ve'» system of rewarding .them In mt j'' r instances even more than busmen executives. This Is done by flvlnl them > small salary (taxable) tni» huoc expense account which li not taxable. If business tried thl«, Ui« howl of protest would shake the n«- tion.' . ' : MB! BAKKIN CHALLENGES: W« disapprove of big salaried «rfuin« that competitors will induct executives to Join them is of "no moment- The statement concerning labor un-. ion executive* is, inaccurate; nevertheless, if any of them are in uii» category, the- "big' salaries" are dli- approved. .If.-Jaxes have eliminate* ••big"*alaricV" and bur economy n>» operated successfully and athi£h'«- flciency. isn't that proof of the economic efficacy of moderate.salarleiT What economic need-is there for D« salaries? -There is little correliUoB between -successful businesses: nH a , salesr low prices; size of, com P"2' \ ' and the salaries of the -executive*. \ The big salaries, prevail In mf"***- ment rather than Invcstor-contrpUM^ companies^ . . • . DR. SAXON REPLlSSl-Mr. ignores several things: O) In to increase his toke^homr pay 07- one dollar..'the top executive rousi get a ten doltar raise. (2) Patrloti**, makes ex«uUv«...work without *•• gal-d to earnings In war-time, but on • permanent basis thi. U rldicutous. C« Usually • large, executive, P^yf 0 "* smalie; in proportion to total because high-priced ««? v better ur finding well-paid ment tor-iworkers>-An<!:to record straight regarding . ccutlves. according ,.to- the 27th "New York Joumal-AmarUW . Walter Reuther's Job with .tb» WJj. CIO' calls tor »9,000. Ur salary ,••? $100,000 lo expenses.

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