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Vage JPom MATT^TUCk DAILY'MEWS^ATURDAY, FEBR'UARY I'ubllshwl Bvury K (Kxpopl Sunday) by TUB NAUOATUflK NKAVrf aOHPOUATION fit .11 North Main Slrort, XAUOATUCK, flONNKf'/mUIT MUUOM'H M. IIKNNinK PllllllHllfP All 2328 t mouts SUHSCH1PT10.V 11ATKS °n|h ••••••• I % month** ,.,.,. f*-* 1 « month* */•;* 1 yc-fir #- MXJ -i 1'ayahlo In Advatico — Hy Currier t..\v«nk—i««. I y<'»ir-~*i>.oo Tho Unltwl PITHH IIHH Hi' 1 "X- ulUHlvn rlKht In USM for nM't.'bll- nation In imy fonn, "H m»w« ills. patrlicH oNMllM to Uih pnpoi'. U Is alHO (ixoltiHlvcly eriMMrd lo for ropubllralloM all llm k»-u IWSVM pulillnliiM! iH'.i' Maine Memorial Day Governor Koborl A, Uur- loy IniM (luniKnatod Sunday, February 15, n»'-Maine 'Mo- nloria! I)«y. Uiw FiXoollomjy has ui'tfod tlio pooplo of Connecticut to hold appropriate* oxoroiHOH in honor of those offieorH mid niou who lost thoir HVOH when tho U, S, 8, Maino WHH mink in Havana harbor on February 15lh, 1808, Jn his proclamation, Uov- ornor I'lnrloy wyn: "This disaxtoi' proeipitaU'd a war in which tho l/iiitod States i'rcu'd a nolghboi'lng pooplo t'rorn tyranny and oppression, .Today, 1 an wo muster our might and nut forth once woro bouoath tho bannor .of liberty» wo do wall to commemorate those many • earlier oecnaioiiH on -which wo have homo that- Imnnor forward amid tho' Imltlo-erioB- o-l' i'rcodonh" "• '.'*."• The pooplo "oT •-AmoricH woro Hooked by tho IIOWH of tho (•.v'pfW'ion _ which, sunk tho big battleship and the H i qga n , "Kemoznbpr the Maine,'' was "on many tongiieH.drtrin^ the Spimish- Arnorioan \Var, juwt as will bu tho slogan, ".Remember 1*0(11*1 Harbor, 1 ' during (he war with .Japan, That (Jut mo.n of .our Army and Navy didn't I'tn-get In rernernbor tho Maine was shown J»y :(ho \\vay (hoy I'onglit and i lie promptness with which ''our Navy battered arid HUHktlK?'Spanish duel in the Battle oi. 1 , Manila Bay. \Vo may not succeed in destroying 1 (he Japanese navy as quickly as did the men undo) 1 command of Admiral r>owoy<whon they met the Spaniards, ; hut our Navy will do that,job in d.uo course of time, Tomorrow we should pay a silent tribute of respect to the memory of tho. heroes .who went dowu.Mo: a', wjitory grave in (lie Mahio, disaster, In doing so we will strengthen our de'toruvinutif^i that the Stars and Strrf)O^V,tUo; emblem of frooclb'rn,:whriil forever wave -on our ship of stalo and that those priceless rights and privileges we on;joy shall never bo taken Trom us, Tho Forco Of Public Opinion The irresistible *Foroo ol 1 public opinion w b'o'ing dorn- onstratod lit'OongreHS ' Senate Administration load- oi'8 have oponod 1 ' a drive (o ropoal tho ponsions-for-(.'on- gross, j^ninro 'of (he -Federal .Kotij'omont Law, - 9 Shortly aft'er the pension bill was passed .much ind.ig- n a t io n \ was pxprossod tliroughouV tlio country, by people who Tell that, with ITEMS TAKEN FROM THE NEWS' 20 YEARS AGO STEWART SAYS: A iiifoliiiK of tli<- local wan link! in Hi (1 I'ornuKh court room lux I evening for Ui« inu'pnsi of iM-Kfuil/.liiK Inlo M roliill mor ohanlM 1 Ki'ouii of llu» i-tiunibcr ol rommoru" and nlso to WII.VH iiiui means of conduc opi'i'ullvn sales. Aflc-r some wlon It wan voted to organize Into a retail fiKTcliaitls' ;n i oti|> f»f H' 1 of romim-rui-. Thin will be and II* purpose wilt !»<• to provide various plans foi (hi! dovolopnnuU of the retail mer- cliiuil bUHlnrsM of NuiiKiituoU and vlrlnlly. A iioniliniMnK e-diniiiitlee lo nominal*- olTlnTM for Iho Ki-mip \vas appointi'd consistinj.-: of \VII- llain ,1. Nixon, \Villlain ,1. Madden, Hurry H, dlsrui, Joseph Carlson and \VHlfmn K. Mronuun. Tills coininK- |i.|. ini-l. tills morning aiul nuulo jionilrtatlons for officern. A sales jilaii connnlilce was also upptdnted I'oiiHlHllMK of I. liroyiT, J, II. Hrecn, ,1. I-;, Holilln, Harry II. lUibln, Clar- ftnc.o I'Yoodman, Kiwim J. Swettney aod T. T. HlrdM/ill. The commltter> will meet Monday monilnK «l l fj o'clock In room 10 In tin? luwn Jiall liullJlliiK, Mrs. Halllo Kwx of South Main street, who was operated upon al the Wntorlmry hospital Woilnmlny,; Is reported us resttiiK as comfortably IIH can IHJ expected, This oiornliiK Iho .N'auKatmd 'linol basketball IKIIU started for Newport, 11. I., where Ilicy nr« to play tfw UoKers high school (lulnlet. tonlKhl. Them wore players, Cupl. Sum Andrew, NVIIIIimi Mnskr-y, (loortfe Koley, William Harvey, Kinniet Krtu-man Hid Al flallanaeh, In tin- HI-CHIP. hey boltiK (iccompanlod l>y (loach petJ'f J. Foli'S 1 and ManaKei- Joseph Monnhan. Thoy wont from lo New Haven by auto, a train for Newport in Ihe •21 m i illy, Muy your coal, IvortMl, from Hie mny. NaUKntui.'k fist-till iKiruhuH, $7.00 per Ion de- Alias Con I* f'.om- orders taken by "A South Main (if (he horoiiMh. who worrying over the task if milking out an- Income tax re- wi ceive d vise, have an opimrtuiilly Mils tomorrow and Saturday, lo free of fharKO tin- eNp'.i'l and assistance of it deputy oolleolor fro/n Hartford- diaries Wilson svlll he at Hie office if Pei'ftonnl Tax Colloelor <i. lleni'y qulres In Hie town hall building Uils ove.nInK until H:MI) o'clock, and til day Friday and rlnUirdiiy. One >f the fjjost cfmimon and mistaken >oliers Mr. \Vllsnn said today, Is lint of mtirrlcd persons earning jclsvcmi $a,000 and $2,300, believing fhey do nol have lo Illo a r«'Uirn. \ny man-led person -2,000 nuiHt (lie a no lax Is said. The oxempilon ¥2,500, hut. this does I'act thai Iho blank Mr, Wilson pointed making over report, even , Mr, Wilson amounts lo not -alter I he must bo lllecl, out, The list of patents issued by II)' 1 Inlted Slates patent ofl'jco lo Con- \ectlCut Inventors, as' furnished rorn Hi" ofllce of Harold ('.. Man-, tlim r of IW firand slroet, "NYater- »m\v. contains tin 1 Information lhat i pjjlonl bns Ifen granted lo iharles J. lUuulnll and U. IV. Tayor,' assignors to the (loodyear Moiallic Unbhcr Shoe company, Ihu intent beinK for a solldlfylnK I'Ul- •eront mall-rial. Mr. l\andull Is chief hemlHl of Die Local plants of thu Jnllo'l Slutes Huhlier e.ompiiny, and ,lr, Taylor Is now reading In New lavcn. He \vas u formur restdont of Joseph .and Hosallo Darnelder have sold a building lot on North Ifoudley streel lo Paulino I'.-jrsons. ' ThomaM n'LoiwIilln of Cherry slreol, grand slale secrulary of the Koroslers of America, ullended a In Hr.dgeport last -evening. In WnshlnKlon, I). (.!„ tl»t! lU'.v. Henry H. Wilson, dlreclor of Hie. Society of Ntr/arene, .Is giving a hoallng mission, lie will conduct a similar mission In ,St. Mlcluiol's, Niiugutuck, from March ','7 lo March A falher and son hike for all Hoy Scout troops will Im held this afternoon, All who are going on lite hike are axkcd lo assemble al. 11ns Salem suhool phtyKi'otiiHN al 1 :•'«) o'clock. Mlohaol Ferris hfis sold his Interest In u grocery store, on Church street In Sam Thomas. James Uoherls of Vonkers, N. Y,, spent Sunday with friends here. Ho wnn a former rosldonl of Hie borough. ___ our nation at war and ,tho public (U'bi incrotising by loaps and hotuids, poor judg 1 - inunt was shown by tho mom- born or ('ong-rosH who volocl in favor ol' tho inoasuro. Public criticisms -became HO nutnorouK and sevoro thai tlio lawmakers bewail lo re- ali'/o that thoir critics; were- ill o/miOHl, Now a slroiiM' effort is being mado to have the much-criUeiscd law repealed. Tho outcome o!' (.lit Congressional debate is being awaited with interest. - .» < » . — That odil piece or furniture mlffM II n (I « -buyer If you vise the (Hnssl- Hod Benlto Mu.s»oHni By CHARLES P. STEWART 'Central Press Columnist ; HELPING, THE British, the Jhinese and the East Indian Dutch Is all right, of course. However, the suggestion's beginning to be heard in Washington that the United. Nations are somewhat neglectful of the possl bility of capitalizing anti-Axis feeling in countries the totalit a r i a n s have van - quished and oc- c upi e d . but which certainly would be more than appreciative of encouragement, to rise against 'em now. Taken separately they undoubtedly couldn't succeed at it. but it's pointed out that, collectively, they're numerous enough to be pretty formidable. It's taken for granted that France would be solidly Free French if its people believed they could oust the Nazis and keep 'em ousted. There also are the Low .Countries, the Balkans and the Scancli- iwvins, including Sweden, which isn't occupied but can't be otherwise than exceedingly apprehensive as to its future unless Herr Hitler's stopped effectively. In the Far East, 25.000,000 .Koreans, annexed by the Japs in aOlO and abominably oppressed ever since, are said to be fairly spoiling to join tho Chinese in a fight for freedom, at the first .prospect, of s. reasonably good show.. They're a sizable clement in Japan itself, too., having been drafted thither as wretched coolie laborers, and ought to be first-rale fifth columnists m. the "United Nations' behalf. . ; But to return to the European Held: Italy Ready, Too Italy's reckoned to be about as much *Gcrmnniy'conquered, and as resentful of it. as any of the small democracies that the Nazis have overrun. This isn't necessarily to say that Signer Mussolini is in a frame o' jnind to dissolve his partnership with Adolf. An Italian severance of relations with Germany hardly couU! miss involving Benito's local overthrow, which he wouldn't lltfc, naturally, though it may \be he regrets today that ever he tied up with the Fuehrer. • ' - '' • All indications are that'the'Ital- ian masses, though, would - break- with the.Germans if given a toler- tioly promising opportunity, Tlioir -difficulty ts'that, should they do so without strong and prompt, back• Ing,, the Nazis.would invade ,.'em. and" trample 'cm flat. • . Nevertheless, -they're about'40,- 000,000 strong in man and'woman power, and svould bo worth having an democratic Allies, besides which It surely woul^ be demoralizing 1 'to Gel-man morale £p have, 'em,.cut loose. ' The fact Is that the United Na-. tlons 1 leadership's attitude toward, tho Italians Is different from its attitude toward the Germans-and, the Japs. • The Germans, arc blamed for having acquiesced in Herr ,Hitlci*. The Jftps are blamed for being led by the nose by their military class,,' tho Samurai. The Germans likewise arc regarded as barbarians predominantly, though with some exceptions, and the Japs are assessed as inherently treacherous, as well as mean scrappers. The Italians, on the other hand, are spoken of as moderately chivalrous enemies. They didn't behave 'like it in their war with the Ethiopians, to be sure, but that's, at* tributod to their command rather than to their rank and file. Stories arc told of them as comparatively decent more recently, perhaps because it's inbred in them or per- hapa because this is ono of the times when they'd prefer not to fight. Benlto Civilized One* Even Benlto Mussolini used to have a civilized reputation once upon a time, He's despised today, as a Hlttcrian tool, just as Adolf's hated. I can remember, though, when he was just an ordinary Milan, newspaperman, and I've known Americans who made his acquaintance in that era and described him ns an agreeable personality. He slid into power at a juncture when Italy was in awful ecdnomic shape and effected considerable improvements. Later' he developed dicta- torlnlly, but I fancy it was more' or less by accident. Fascism,; in short,' doesn't seem' <to be Italian philosophy as Nazism Is to-Germany, • .',-..-.'• The nub of it is; ' . •There are; others, besides .the arnica .and ...fighting , United Nations, who mig'h't profitably be helped. .Why not give"em a boost? Thcylrc . essentially, .as much, a part of the United Nations as" Maine'or Arizona are'parts of the United States.- Wouldn't it be good policy to get them into the federation? They'll, be ••more of a bother- to the-Naias and the Samurai than we arc, from, this 'far off. > "' o- WAR IN EUROPE A YEAR AGO, I FEB. 14, 1941 My United Press Homo, 'ofllclally annoiihcod 'Inn'dlng of Brlllsh . paraph utis t troops • .-in Southorir Italy on February ; JO.' . -.Admiral Klchisnhuro iNOnuira presented credentials to President Hoosovelt as Japanese Ambassador to U. S. • » Cellulose Fodder . Cellulose fodder is being produced in Swedco, ' ..''.. . . , HIS GENERALS •" : - : Qnr smc'ere/;^ iii <>• comments ••!'itojfr-)lV^ iimii Tlnu'sclay,)ii$$.0^1 -^J|^^ Al'OiniCl WIG olOCK./TGAuGl'S, . _ . : i: •" .^.-..-iiyV.;-:-..-.,'•.• .-•;.• • • ; Around : .or .criticising •... • :. • TonigW we ^i^od: iuck^ovHerman Treichel who has been transferred: from, Ifartford ia Boston and prq : moted to an administrative post in .the immigration anc naturalization .bureau' .f. ^.i^.^P^*^^*"'. loi ^r and Mrs. Carl Skbglund,, proud parents .^pf^.^^nghter, Karen Ruth . . .,. Ditttt, ^r' ! and :Mr?, William ^HiU of Garroll street, who are calling: their, daughter Donna Mane, • • _ • . • • . .v •-• { '{ ~ •• ' ' ' '• . • ., . ..... . . r • ' . . . i Alyce HiigliW-'6^3^ dayfe in New '-York ^ccenll^Jfeitf wiis; registered: at tlie Commof dore ;...' : MraV^.T-hbma^:iHog^ '^ orou^iraflea^*^ TT ^ :-.'•'• w ';j«i'i : - T,-,-.Ti 1,- on rl : C\i f A Mr»rirtnn John umoii tloii Bproiiglr at leas^;6m^^a> week^ to^isit aicr mouicr, mrs; i -Hcaly ;, '. v;r; -plrueii; Ja A ik; anpl;(Qjt'J|d-McQaim were i o' th e' l^ul^bef ^^yiiftrs ^vh P saw ^ince;! Guddy in ':ac-j ' Fire ,'Chief Jack'^jiefidan^ maroon ^car;.has becoine a familiar figiire 't&owty$J!^ well polished and clean",^^'Pi^l; : j.^i n , r ^, iv ---;. v^^^ Faces About'Towh . , . ; Bumper-Gar]and liome after a liurcl day ; s; w : orlv ':.'• . : -.;V)-jQbimy. Joyce, Hash liu;]it in liantl, playing good. .sBma-ntan^nd-ai-cling a mo tor ist oh mining a 'tire-. -. ,-. Ed.. Hennessey, telling' -the boys about his ncw'-joir as salesman for a-.Waterbnry; beverage 'firm , . .'Ed ''Skip" Ryan ; donning a iie.w and spotless apron but retaining -bis^oId -smile..;.... ..Charlie O'Connor hoping- for'an .early spring no moi-e snow.storms, and less ta Ik. a bout -. Tomorrow's Communion breakfast of the Thirty Glub will be :welL.aitended^accotding^to committee chairman John McCarthy. His able assiAah^-ar^tJharles Tierney, Bernard •G-arrick'andLeon^ici ^6^ has taken oVer. the :dempiitib^;:;cJeir^ assignments itf the- Naugatiick Defense-. Council. . ....- -Rural Edticatipn/'Superviibrr; Edwin.-& >3Ployd: : is,author of^ an article in this xnonth^s Cbnnepticuf;fea^fer entitled \ 'Intelligence in.-Democracyi.';- -',-.-• '\";' ;-.:"' •^ i""^. r ,'' ". -' •-.' , " ; probatipn v Qfficei^SichaolrI^ .milages to .find.:time for service' af 'the •Ip'oajL ai^^servatioii post.'- ./: Mrs.^Mary Bfittel -li as I'c^m'iicctf rpm'vWocmsocltet:':aiid ; J s-'resid ing with her son .Ijco at .tlieir liew^hiim^ / '.•" • T-i'oo Dinneny^is making pittite forllm;icgular/sprang-visit to 'Washington/ wh6re : ]ievwili-;be;th^ Ed!;LeaTy; '' Borough;Briefs • • ^.'^DfV W£tlter,;R(Biily heard.his close friend Dr, Ctooll- ; Culhane J excliange ^marital vows' ; with Rosemary'.'bowling- in Waterhury ^recently .... .; . Sheila Diamont, who greets all patrons of the Alcazar, gets plenty of exercise oh the 'basketball• court^aniri gives a g-ood account of herself as weU ./.:.;; P^JMcKeon-was thrilled the other night when someone pronounced M McKeeon —instead of the more : familiar McKebwn , . . . Tommy Edmonds commutes week-ends from .-Providence...... . Mary Sweeney Brandifen, also; p£^ Pro^deiade^yisited recently with her parents, Mr. and"Mi^r.M^^'Sweeney of Cherry f^- . ( 7, ,- •'.''"",- "*.'.'. • •. \ 'i * *'. * T >- "-* • * street. . -/,-. VV.. ',-' Bill Daly'.'iV''nia^^^^ '' m tlio insurance business V?\ ; S 0Tad .to- hear-that Janet ;E von of the. Town Clerk's- office, is.-.l'eeUng bet'tor .v-. 1 . 'Ditto Mrs. . Frank Green, wife of ihe^optilar P. Frank, byiJie way, has l>ceii\bui'ning.t^ i mldi)ig t h.t oil-. aplenty, what with Mense stamps 1 and boiids r ,aiito tax stamps, -alien registration work, etc. '' /.•-'-;;- ' '. •'••• •' : lt . .'•••' Don't forget the -local-Boy Scout• financial drive now in progress and scheduled,to continue'until February 23. William M. Chi'ttenden is: chairman of the drive com• ... • • • '. • '•• ••••= .-••.-;•--. v. v-^-.- - .. v .-: • ...-•• •-. mittee, . : • ' . ..--,..'/-.:: -,. .'-//i.^. "•<;•». •..'••. [Pudiiy's'iititt^^ hcin £ (iist to ; communicate witlv^lvq^Glock WiiKlcr; We hope that the C. K & ; if ; ^vff not'lnlreSse tlieir "rates' r for t/he pj-esent.: Increases haA^e : l>QGr}^ ; f,ai;es of otlier transportation -.firms operaimg^bet^^ cities in' fl^;'VajleyyiiowgS?c^^-.^ ;'.-.-.y ; Little Judy-'HiansleiC<»4r'^-Been; almost any day shopping with her rnotner/-th^;forip^ . . . . Town Clerk Ray St. John is * footing -t}ie bill for marriage licenses issued in Nsiugatuck. : to^ service men . . ;• . Rumor has it that E d Haiiley of the P. ; 0, carrier. staff > will soon discard his mail sack ..and- take up insfd^J-work as a clerk. Crien Corey staltfed v ''t : ^ reading re- eiitly' with a pocket: editiori .df^/f.Lp'gfcf: Horizon';-V. . .. ; :; . iminy Patterson, wlio '"saSv- pleifty^f-'fefenGe ,ancl "excite- * . ' ' ' • - - ' ' < • • " i *•' ** i ' • ••' • r' * *•••*•*i > « ' ' lent in 'tlie ; - /.rNiir.c'pii^s^iiiv^ Treasury T)e]oarirnien t;-li^^b0eiivgraiitiDd'^ as Lioutenant in/ttfe'Marine;Corps;;: • - : ^!.-,/x- ...'; From Other Newspapers •TAKING UP'THE SLACKS ' "(Christian Science-Monitor " The "wearing of slacks-hy women may-or may not h^vQ cornc to slay, •but!obviously tho-riividcfl garments '•are'-boing-worn jn-consiclcrablo number's 'hy-'women : in war' work, ' by •^igiiAscliool .erlrlsi ^>- ' vacationists, and'-'by housewives ^who find them bomfokable an'd convenient.- ': -• The propriety of .thlsrgnrb has become, an ..issue in certain American icom.munit.ics. Challenged to get 200 •signatures favoring permission 'to wear- slacks - r .to classes,-, girls • ot '•Flushing, N.' r Y., 'high, school came back'with 500...Many young ladies, 'iraiaing as. air-raid .wardens^orn olhcr defense acUcvllics \vhieh involve a bit of climbing around, have come to the conclusion thai slacks arc more practical than skirts., •As for the esthetics of the silua- tion, let him who values not his head venture an opinion. It. is averred tliat competent,-design and tailoring can even make .slacks .attractive The problilities are thai women, sensibly,- will \vear the Kind of clothes bc' Iheir tasks. Thus should'be Iheir privilege: Yel'il is not I'ikely, thai slacks will entirely replace .skirts. ..Good taste is partly a mailer of custom. Moreover, the feminine instinct for adornment, exemplified on occasion in swishing taffeta,, does not easily^ become a casually of war. TWILIGHT OF THE'GODS (Norwalk. Sentinel) H isnVfunriy any more/bul mero- ly a- little sickening, to read of BON lin radio broadcasts beamed for Asia telling how NVotnn, the Gormaij pagan god, is .one with the Japanes god -of the sun and the winds as fcH low-symbols of pure Aryanisin linking Germany ^nd Japan in supernatural bond. : The appalling thing about all Hi twaddle- is not merely that il- irrational, silly,, and impudi'Rin faked. -it is that millions of r have been induced .to act on the or] ders..of the' kind of mind that pra :duce;d it. ^ , too ; is what we are fighting! :«MAD-MOM£Y" 9 ' , ' | ' (Financial World) i • A New York dcpartmenl. store hal 1 introduced a line of misses' Hn called ""Mad Money 1 '— each garmcn has' a .pocket for car fare. In the Service . /, . ; Jim.^Hoe^like^^^ nian's whistle, Jim corre^03a4§Jr^gul^ four gons: Tom. John.' Jim'.rah£ Ei xati^weaniii: the uniform sons, Tom, J.ohn.-'Jim.rand^ of the Army or thevNOT$h^j.:,9a^^ local' * ' • * • ' * - '.-'•.••"• -•"'i'rM'. - •• * * ". . l| '. '*' *"•* " v ^:,r^ • ' —V ' ' •_ ..,••' — • • ' athlete, is serving' ascrjxiip^an-abo^dra sub which bper- . t a^bes'. from -Coco S'olo,; C;;^ : 'jch^^j-^H- ;; '"^.---V'.> v ; ; _•; EVERYBODY^ [H^BiHBB^H^BBBHBI^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^* FRIEND iWho are the best friends of advertising? The manufacturer? . . . Yes, for him a chance to acquaint thousands of people at once with the fine product he has made. . ^ ' • The merchant? , . . Yes, for advertising draws' peo- ''-!-" • . , " pie to his store who might never, have known about the outstanding goods he has to sell. The consumer... . . you? .' . . Yes, because advertising informs. It tells what, it tells where, it tells when, it tells how much. It saves you infinite trouble, and makes life easier, more economical, more satisfying. Every one profits from advertising.- -That's why advertising^ friends are many . . . andl<Dyair ? -" ; \;.x-;r / ;'''•':• ••,:>.^^:A ^J:^.^^

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