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NAZI LIEUT. COL I WEATHER FOR NAUGATITGK DAILY NEWS, TUESDAY, OCTQBER(21, 1941 KARL F. HOLTZ SHOT TO DEATH Vichy, K UmitMJol, , not. yi — (UP) Karl FrodcricK Holt/, of tho important Nanlu! Jha«e on tho ocouplud Kroncfr ooast •was .shot doad at 2 A. M. today )»,v two a.MHn.HSlns in tho rnowt surlou.'- toiTorlst Inddunl of tin; untlru occupation purled. • In -tho lust such Incident, tho as- Ha^HlnallOM of a Gurman captain at ParlH, .12 Fi'oncfi liaHttiKOH \voro .shot In reprisal. Tim klllw-H oHcapod. (t was undorHtood iftat Holl/.'s as- HJiHHlnw (vMdjtpud dosplln an immediate round-up by (iunuan Anny patrols of Huo/'MH of persons who wi-.ro on tho dookn and sl.rootH do- flpllo tho 11 :.'i() P.M. ourfow. (frilL'/, was alono. Two attackers Hlolo up on him In Iho total coastal blackout and Ural six shots at him us 'ho roaohod tho darkened acjuaro oppo.sllr! (.ho Plann St. Plorro noar Nuiilos Cathedral. Two sfiots which ontorod tho nook at thr Imok -WLTJJ FOUR DAYS IS PREDICTED H OH ton, Oct. 21 —• (UP) — The \Vo/i th m 1 UiM'uau'H four-day New Knglaiul forecast, for thu poriod beginning at 7:«'0 tonight: Tho temperature will average two to sovon dt'grooH above normal in Sou thorn Now England and noa normal in Northern New Iflngland Normals for the period..are Bostoi md .Now Ituvon, Conn., ,-5.1 ; -Nan tuokol, Mass., 52; Portland, Mo,, am Dncord, N. U.,-47; Burlington, Vt. i; and Mastport, Mo., 45. • Cool woathor will prevail at the 'Khiiiing and end of tho period am varm vvouthor during the middle ot hi? period. ProclpMatlon will be Ight, loss than ono-qtmrl,or of an noli, occurring as scut lured showers tiosday flight and again at tho end f tho period. Page Tlim Miss National Defence VloJiy advloos quolod HOIII-COS that It was boliovoct Urn klllors hud trailed Holly, for a long Ihno, awaltliiK an opportunity lo Hll'lko, They said Iho attack conformed lo provloiiH onos—sudden shots in tlio dark, (formun roaiiliojt was not knowu Immediately, lull .Herman Army all. UiorHles hold many hostages In Uio Na/itos uroa, wliioh ucuortlhiK lO'Vloliy souroos, oonlalns many radical worker elomonbi. Tho assasslnallon was hlamed on a new oulbroaU of "Communist tor- orlwt" activity after a lapso of ahoul. ee weeks. Nantes Is one of the most Impor- ta/it ritirman" Army _ bases in the coastal area. liolU's killing was tho first In French occupied territory since Claplaln Sehebon of the German Transport corps was shot al Paris on September :H5. • l''o[' that killing—of the highest ranking German officer Involved up lo today—the Germans shot . :J k 2 French hostages by order of Cion. Joachim Von Stuelpnagol, Gorman <!!oiniminder In Chief lii Franco. ; The last reported attack against (lermans was the non-fatal shooting of two customs guards on October .12th on the C!alons-sur-Saone Line between occupied and unoccupied, territory. BEACON FALLS ELIZABETH SMM IF BEACON FffiS ;TOBECOMEBRM Beacon v Falls', Oct. •< 21-~Anndunce- riqnt. of-the approaching marriage bJU< Miss ,-'"Elizabeth, ' Prick .. Smith, Daughter of Mrs. Anna Smith.-'and the* rate 1 ;Theodore Smith of. Bethany ad.rJ.o ' R. Douglas Rumsey,. .son Mr, and Mrs. Dexter- P/Rumscy of '62 Delaware .avenue, Buffalo, N. Y., ins' bacinmade by Mi;s/Smith. .'The vcclding 'will take place Saturday afternoon at /r-30-o'clock at the\Unit- d.Ghurch. Rev. W Alillard Stevens, 'pastor, ^viHi o/Tloatc* '.MJss 1 Smith Is woil known among ie youhgor set. She hns been employed'-in New York city as secre- iry until recently. She' was gradated'..from Ythc Naugatuck High ohool .in the- class of .1037, also ,'om :. the La. Sallo Junior College .in-AuJ7.urndale 1 ..iVrass. 1 and attended ICaUienno.GIbbs School ; oii,y....- Mr. Hum'soy is .St. Mark's Soliool of Mass., ,ancl of Harvard LEADERS URGE AID TO RUSSIA You are looking at Miss Alma Carroll, California lovely who was named "Mias America of National Defense" and will tour army, ,jiayy,,and marine corps cantonments, starting; with the Quantico,'Va,, base-which ,. . she represented in the beauty contest at Venice. Cal. . . . . • HOW THE NEW U. S. TAXES WILL AFFECT YOUR TELEPHONE BILL ••PLANNING SUPPER «' Mrs',' Luthor Tarbell, chairlady'o the supper, to be served in cbnjimc tion,.;.;wit!r, the .annual- .sale of th Ladies 1 Aid society of (he. Unite Church',--.on; Thursday, November G at tho parlors-'of tho United Church has called a mooting of her com mitteev'members.: for Thursday .- eve nl.ng.' of this- week, at h,CM--, home, a 8 o'clock. : Final plans-for the oven will bo-made at the meeting. -A...report of. the fancy -work committee headed by -Mrs. Ernest Clark Is expected- to be given-at that time u. s. WIHING TO WITH JAPANESE The new United States Tax Law, signed by the president on September 20/ calls for additional taxes which will appear on your telephone bill/ Briefly, these taxes apply on business and residence service as follows: 1, Monthly local exchange service charges will be taxed at 6%.' Example; If your local service and equipment costs $4.00, a tax of 24 cents will apply. 2. Toll calls costing less than 25 cents will be taxed at 6%. Example: If your monthly toll statement shows five 20-cent calls, ;1 a tax of 6 cents will apply. " ' • ' r On toll calls costing 25 .cents or more, a tax of 5 cents applies for each 50 cents or fraction. .- Examples: The tax on a 25 cent call is 5 cents. The tax on a 55 cent call is 1.6 cents. The tax on a $2.30 call is 25 cents. Charges for telegrams, cablegrams and radiograms will be taxed-at 10%..' 3. Charges for special business service such as leased wire, teletypewriter, etc., will be taxed at 10%. ; ' ' •.. •''.-' i'. ' -':"..' ',.-'. ,/,' ' ... No tax will apply on directory advertising or on service connection,^^ construction or moving charges, 3 ' ' •• • • ' • . . ;'.-'•' V : '.-'.•/.•"; •';••'•'•.•''•' PLEASE READ THE ENCLOSURE IN YOUR TELEPHONE BILL ••' -' ' :. ' '•..'••• :-..• - •' ••"-.''•I ••••• ; ^.'•:••<.'.-*-. V.::^.S;:^~.^:.-- : v-'V(<: ( *Wl f\ ft • ' '••*•' " ^— * • ' ••" ' '•" \- •-•..•''. • •''••*.. '•-. .-.'<••', The first telephone bill you receive affected by the in^w^taxes; willj contain an- enclosure Explaining their application to your bill; y^-.^^lf^^:^^- B.V HAYMOND CLAPPER Washington, . QcL. 2.i.~Thls government is .willing Lo con Unite dlp- lomaLio dispusslons with Japan if Uie -new .Tokyo, governmncl, is so ; JnoJinctl. •wiieUioi'-.Mic conversations , woiild get any\yhoi'c would deponcl :iipon..L!ic a(.UI,u'd : e-;of Tokyo, /This government is noL^. looking for'AVQi', in Lhe.Paoi/lc. But if, cannot .-be. .expected: .l.o acquiesce =ln I-JitlcrJsm in.the Par East Avhlie're- sisting :JL Jn. the AUnntic. Until .-Japan Indicates some clcni- Intention to rel'i-ain • iVorn further aggression, it can .scarcely IDC ex^p oc ted th a t we will relent In o u r economic pressure.. This -'government-, :Jii trying to judge the future, cannot ignore, the fact that a mod- ei-ftto- cabinet has been overthrown, the. fact that vehement elements in , Japan arc Tanning up an anti-Amer- Jcan campaign, and the I'act that •Japanese navy spokesmen claim to be .itching for a /Igbl, While -Japanese spokesmen are •talking in such terms, It would.be asking too much .for the United States to continue to supply, warniaking materials to Japan. ' ."•'•• ^Yashington, Oct. 21—(UP)—Morn than 1,000 Protestant bishops, clergymen, and. editors, .appealing to President Roosevelt for all-out aid to Russia,, have declared that Communist infiltration .in this country is exaggerated and, "that not one member of any branch of our government is Communist. 11 Their petition, in the'-form of a letter to Mr.. Roosevelt, was made public shortly, after .Chairman Martin Dies, D.i Tex., of the House Committee investigating un-American ictlvitles had submitted to the Jus. .ice Department a, list of J,!2/i al- eged Communists, KolJow Travellers uul sympathizers-now, on , the federal payroll. Dies requested- "appropriate" action. The protest appeal to Mr. Roosevelt, .which-will be handed him tomorrow, bore the names of such well known leaders as<: Bishop Wilr Ham Thomas Manning of New -York, Bishop'Henry W..Mobson of South- in New York GI , n Ohio, .and' the RI, Rev. Wallace graduate of Et conkllng, Bishop of Chicago. Southboro, .After praising Russian resistanc University. I Q Germany, the petition went on I say: "We have been at fault in no ceaselessly, opposing the lie wit! the truth: that by the-wildest exaggeration not more than onc-tcntl oi: one per cent of our people are Communist, that hot one-member oi any branch ol.v our government b Communist, that anti-Semitism is the. most hideous of spiriutal lep- rosies, the spore of which is spread by men. who have, abandoned- their humanity, that through it the Jew becomes tho'Scapegoat for apostate Christians' betrayal of their own^ Chrlslhoort. .'..<" The.petitioncrsxsaid that "we join our petition with those of the Eng- church for the people of Russia, the Army and .the Soviet lenders,' 1 "We believe with ^you that, -if • pan >.be stopped \in Russia a great "victory- \ylll have been tuhioved for the western democra. cies, for the Chinese, and for ourselves." Dies, in submitting his list of illege dCommunlsts to the Justice Department, had. stated that "the 'cry grave danger exists thai,' our government, by its aid to Russia n -the Eastern front, bus opened p for Stalin a new Western- front right here in the capital- of America." . -,. - - '.-.'.• In a letter, to Attorney General Francis .Biddle, accompanying, the list, ,w,hich-,gaye the.-, names, addresses. and,:rGCOJ > ds:,of J :C.ac)i .•alleged; Cpm- .munjst oi" sympathizer 1 ;' Dies''pbint- ed-'-:out that,:it -was ,'-'far from; complete" and 1 did..not include persons employed in-defense/agencies. The commltte still is investigating'de- fense employes,, he said, and: additional names, will be- transniittcd "as rapidly as. possible." . / None, of the l,-i24- names were made,public, ... They, were submitted to bidrllo upon his request for committee information, concerning federal em- ployes who .are members of subversive organizations and who favor £• «K*-.Y.-JV •overthrow of the government, Dies trusted that Biddies request implied'-.that-an investigation, would be undertaken- and that -it • would be "both thorough and prompt, and then: followed up by appropriate action."- .'..-.. "The very grave danger exists," • Dies wrote* "that- our government, by its aid- to Russia on the Eastern front, has opened up for Stalin a new f Western front right here in 'the capital'of America ... "The. evidence which I am submitting . .,_. indicates that there is a new influx", of subversive elements into oflleial Washington. It. must, of course bo apparent to all that our present foreign policy of all-out j aid to Russia is one that niakos it j very easy for Communists and their sympathisers . to . pose as most ardent patriots 1 . , •."•'; Dies said that persons named on his list were not all employed as clerks or in routine jobs, Ho said live of them received salaries of §10,000 a year; live got'$9,000; seven, $8,000; '24, .$7,000; 2f>, -$G,000; 55, $5,000; <J6, $-i>000 and .J53,$3,000. STRATTON'S RESTAURANT as PAUK PLACIS STEAKS — SEAFOOD COCKTAIL BAR (•ay old-fnshioned howimHs How- w a»a''i. Lllios - of'-l.hu--Valley, Hoses, I«\)rffi;(,-m«-nolsS — blouin. inij mulor (jlass, (.oppod oil' with lovely lamps mid shmlos. Many s(-yl<;s — for any room in your house! . The Gin. Shop of NnugnUick SWEENEY'S ART AND STATIONERY Economic.activity is in the hands of the economic defense board, ,whfch is headed by Vice-President Wallace. In .taking- over the offlce oi' export control'last month; Vice- Prcsidont Wallace said that the international crisis required: a. "determined -Intensification, of our, policy of preventing shipments to'Axis- dominated countries."- ^ •• • 4 Within- the- last- few days it has been decided to. discourage Japan from obtaining 'supplies; in the Philippine 'Islands. : Iron ore and Trapped" by Photo *• *• . s -,i 1 / t s , " ^' . ^ •• "• ' S „ *• "• ^'s-. *•.}> "• f'\ T HE S O U T H E R N J| :',. '" Til E P : H 0 N^E .. Clarence. Hiffginbothain fdentlfieid^whent his- picture^ ----- J " in;:-'ia-;i:'detective'" '"' "" : several lesser items 'which the Japanese : have been obtaining in the Philippines have been put under closer .scrutiny, it is., now .required that-all Japanese purchases of these commodities be subject t 0 affidavits /lied.with 'the economic board, here showing what the commodity has been used ; for and what... Japan Intends to. use. U. for; This does not prohibit'exportation but, it delays transactions,.- until they can* -be checked; here. For some time Japan w.as put on,a quota,as, to. iron ore from tho^P.hilippines—being .allowed 525,000.-.-.tons- oveiv the seven-month period beginning, last. June. .Britain imposed,, a simi.lar, quota on. Japanese, {roii-ore, purchases .In her Far Kastcrn possessions. Japan, is able to buy very little in the, Uni ted ; ,States now. Our, exports to.. Japan, went -down 'OOopcr-.ccnf. during-,.the- flrsMialf- ofv.-UiJs> year; Since, then they have been- sharply curtailed, particularly, in, .the last few -weeks.... It appeared - that .Japan was stocking <up .from here,as well as .from/Iwatin. America.; -In one recent month shcvobt'aincd /j45,000:bar- .rels of crude oil. here. and /i32,000 barrels of-gasolincj oil and distillates;' -Total; exports, to Japan In: August : wcre.",?i',GG2,000.' This, however, Is;a. sharp drop from the total exports.of;$53,000,000 in the flrst six months-of? this year, -which figure in, turn was-a< drop of 50 per cent from ;the same period- last year! This government cannot ignore the possibilityvthat; Japan, will dm- bark 1 £n,'.neNv, contjuests.-. "Japan up : to. no,w is,..stlll acting.-as If .she. bx- , p.cctefl r .tO'.'continue y as a member, of the/Axis../We .have, -foiv tlie;salce of .peace..in. the Paclfle^been- more tolerant-, toward Japan than . we/ have b.eeh toward/Hitler. "There are limits, to -such'..tolerance. ' Some-' IiiV this government-; beiiev.e^Ave^ should' give Japan; the ben'ont. of the doubt a little longer.'...Others .feel that: such a -policy will, gain us'-.iVothing.' 'The prevai 1 ing course 1 at the mo- meht ; ; appears^tq ;be'.,to /keep the i door open. ;dfpjOTnatIcalIy ahdi give i the; new Tokyo .'cabinet' an- oppor-, •V tun I ty to. indicate^ its'; atti tud'e wh i le va.t;, the:-,same? time, cqntlniiing,->eco- ; Jnriocen tJy ? con tribute, toward- build\ irig : v:.up. vthe.: Japanese • war machine /wjth .materials/;.':that..in. .; the -end imight be usediagainst us. ; .'• ' I: -The^situation^is-compJicated;^ 1C ^our ./gov.ernmentyrO.fllcials-.t .perhaps id iffer; among; f themselye^as..to'where; Hlie; empKasi&, r V sli6uld0be;U placed,-;' ^ecphphiic^p^ : bGlng^iUikei^in'to^ •• Murphy's Paints and Enamels for exterior and interior purposes CANS, Inc. MAPLE STREET TEL. 3507 A COMPLETE FAMILY LAUNDRY SERVICE Flat Work— Finished Work Soft Dry— Damp Wash Zoric Dry Cleaning PEERLESS LAUNDRY NORTH MAIN ST. Tel. 4232 Naugatuck-Made Foot-wear Serves You Better Naugatuck Footwear Division CRACK;

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