Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on October 6, 1949 · Page 2
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PAGE g—XArCATPCK NEWS (COSN.). THURSDAY. OCT. ft lfl<n DREW PEARSON ON "fhe WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Drew Pearson Says: Walter Reuther's Grandstanding Postponed Settlement Of UAW-Ford Strike; Ex-Senator Joe Ball Returns To "Washington As A Lobbyist; Big Business Disguises Itself In Sheep's Clothing. Washington—Inside story of the 'ord-1'nited Auto Worker agree- Minnesota is drawing only around ment on pensions was that it could have been settled exactly one earlier—except for one thing, ers. •week "Walter Reuther didn't want it settled too easily. On Friday, Sept. 23, the headed chief of the United Auto Workers suddenly broke off his negotiations. Both sides had been «^-^<meu stiALisiii wnen ne was in pretty much in agreement. Every- the Senate, you can get some idea thing was going well. But sudden- k° w distasteful this lobbying job — - - . _ _ . _ t s going to be—also how broke Joe These are the ship owners who don't get government subsidies, red- an d part of Joe's job is to see that they do get them. If you recall how vigorously Joe fought against so-called "statism" when he was in ly Reuther told John Eugas, chief negotiator for Henry. Ford: "I can't come to an agreement •without first threatening you with a strike." So negotiations were broken off. Strike news, flared in the headlines. A strike deadline was even issued for midnight. Thursday, Sept. 29. Henry Ford had been entirely willing to give the>- Auto Workers an old-age pension of S100 a month including government pensions, -but the wily Walter Reuther wanted to sell his •jnion on the idea that he was •winning a tough victory. Note—When the strike deadline ,1-olled around on Sept. 29v the agreement provided for almost the same terms as were discussed on Friday, Sept. 23. But the intervening strike hullabaloo had helped Rputher cement his hold on the •union, though disrupting relations between the union and the Ford company. Joe Ball Becomes Lobbyist Nobody, much ias heard of Minnesota's sad-faced Joe Ball since he was defeated Jast year. At first Joo toyed with the idea of becoming a newspajper columnist—almost a tougher racket than being a senator-. But that didn't seem to pan out, so now Joe. after some unhappy months of indecision, has turned up as a lobbyist. Joe's job is quite a modest one when you consider his once-high pl?.ce in G. O. P. counsels, and wnen you consider that some lobbyists rake down around fifty 'grand. For the ex-senator from FLOWERS For All Occadou MELBOURNE'S FLOWER SHOP Itt RUBBER AVENTIC „. . $8.000 as the lobbyist for the As sociation of American Ship Own- must have been to take it. However, Joe's bosses, the un- Bubsidized ship owners, have pulled a neat trick which should materially lessen his work. In fact, it's one of the neatest tricks ever pulled in a town which has seen all sorts of lobbying tricks. For they managed to put their former lobbyist, Lynne Mote, in as assistant counsel of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee. Embarrassing: Questions ~~ Mote, who once received $8,000 as a lobbyist for the ship owners, now receives $8,800 from the congressional committee which writes the legislation the ship owners want passed. A bill—HW 5346--is now before Congress which would greatly expand government subsidies and grant ship owners more favorable tax depreciation. Lynue Mote, as lobbyist for the ship owners, helped with this bill. Now that the bill is before the House Merchant- Marine committee, Mote, as counsel for that committee, will advise on passing, that bill. Mr. Mote, asked whether he was able to lobby any bills through Congress -while employed by the Association of American Ship Owners, replied. "No, I wasn't a very effective lobbyist." "Do you think you will be more effective in your present position?" "That is an embarrassing question." "Do you think it is a healthy pattern for a man to be lobbying for legislation one week and to be employed by the committee writing that legislation the next week?" "I don't think I am establish^ g any pattern," Mr. Mote replied Some members or the Merchant Marine Committee don't take quite the same view of it. But anyway, thanks to Mote's promotion, sad- faced Joe Ball now has a job. Big Business Masquerades Tt looks like big business was now being disguised in sheep's cloth ing. At least, that's what tireless Park avenue, 8 p. m — ———j ~...~-», *j Trucii* iiicicss Congressman Wright 'Patman of Texas has discovered about two ally receiving business. support from big BERLIN AIRLIFT MAKES ITS EXIT the shuttle .irlift, crewmen i reach Tempelhof Airport in u~ ™.<™ *„,„.. ter (1. to r.) are: Col. J. E. Barr; Gen. William th. ; i TV. "1"^:' """" John Wilkes . USN, and the plane's < the pilot Cant Perry D. Immel. at the extreme right Suchenski Names Committees For Fourth Degree Unit Committees of the Fourth De- Kree O.ioda Assembly, Knights of Columbus weru announced today by Faithful Navigator Joseph Suchenski. "Faithful Admiral James Moore will be chairman of the membership committee which includes Chris Owens, Francis Caulfield, C. J. Waskowicz and George Carroll. Tames McKenna and Ralph Hoy .will comprise the Catholic Action committee, and William Evans and Joseph Kolakowski the house committee. Auditors will be Francis Owens, Salvatore Falcone and George Kennedy. Patrons, who will arrange for meeting entertainment are Chris Owens, Ralph Hoy and Tames McKenna. Special committees appointed to arrange for a dinner meeting of the group, and Good Friday observance were also appointed. Brony Olechnovich is arranging the details for the dinner, with Rev. Stanley Hastillo, Chris Owens and Paul Bucfcmiller making up the latter group! What's Doing In Naugatuck A Calendar of Events Today, Tomorrow and Every Day Thursday, Oct. 6 Board of Directors, Little League Meeting at K. of C. Rooms, Neary Bldg. Rummage sale, Church Helpers, St. Michael's parish house, 9 a. m. Friday, Oct. 7 Birthday festival sponsored by Ladies' Aid society, Salem Lutheran church, hall, 8 p. m. Rummage sale, Ladies Auxiliary of Naugatuck American Legion Post. Sunday, Oct. 9 Ojeda Council Communion Breakfast, St. Michael's Church, Beacon Falls. Monday, Oct. 10 Monthly meeting, board of public welfare, town hall, 8 p. m. Garden Woman's Nurseries. department, club, tour Naugatuck of Bristol Junjorettes of Naugatuck Woman's club, opening tea. Tuesday, Oct. 11 General meeting, Congregation Beth Israel, synagogue, 148 Fairview avenue, 8:30 p. m. Girl Scout leaders meeting at home of Mrs. John McGroary, 64 Evangeline Circle of Salem Lutheran church meeting at the Tran- •*•••*»*• UUWLJL. 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Rummage sale, sponsored by Ladies' Aid society of Salem Lutheran church, church hall, 9 a. m. to 12 noon. Saturday, Oct. 15 Auction, Congregational Church parish house at 10 a., m. Sponsored by Ladies' Aid Society. Thursday, Oct. 20 Rummage sale, vacant store next to Alcazar, on Main street, 9 to 4 p. m., for benefit of Beacon YaHey Grange. Rummage Sale, Beacon Valley Grange, in vacant store, next to Alcazar on Main street, 9 to 4 p. m. Saturday, Oct., 22 . Reunion, NHS Class of 1939, Con- cordfa Hall, Seymour. Wednesday, Oct. 26 Halloween Party, Prospect St. PTA, in School. Patterson Supports Revised SS Measure With Reservations Voting last night for the administration's Social Security expansion bill were ' Representative James T. Patterson and three other members of the Connecticut House delegation.' Representatives McGuire, Wallingford; Lodge of Westport and Sadlak of Rockville supjpprted the measure. Absent were Representatives Woodhouse of Sprague and Ribicoff of Hartford. Prior to the final vote, Mr. Patterson joined his GOP colleagues in imnporting a motion to send the bfl! back to committee and substitute Republican sponsored Social Security legislation. Although he supported the, administration bill, Mr. Patterson said it hag many defects whicti might have been corrected "if Congress* had not been suppressed in its desire to act more wisely .and with less haste." Mr. Patterson said he plans to present an amendment to lower the age of which women might obtain benefits from the present 65 to 60. Masonic Information Night Next Tuesday For the first time in many years Naugatuck Masons will enjoy an evening devoted to the explanation and exposition of the various forms, customs and history of Masonry when Salem Lodge, No. 136, Masons, stages its "Masonirj Information Night" at the next regular meeting of the lodge to be held Tuesday, Oct. 11: Worshipful Master Norman Mertelmcyer announces that Right Worshipful Frank Lindsley in com!>any with several other high- ranking and prominent Connecticut Masons will be present on that evening and will attempt to answer any and all questions concerning Blue Lodge Masonry which may be put to them by the members present. All Master Masons in Naugatuck are urged to attend. Hawley Hardware 102 Church Street Hotpoint Refrigerators Tile Board tools House Paint Lighting Fixtures Hand and Power Mowerg Phone 4086 We Deliver Have You Visited Our Second Floor HOMEWARES DEPARTMENT? Stop In and See It. Store Open Daily Monday Thru Saturday . > . also Friday Nights. CANS, Inc. i Maple Street Tel. 3507 or 6090 HOME GROWN About 80 per cent of the world's sugar is consumed in the country where it is produced. Polish National Catholics Schedule Fall Dance.Saturday A fall dance, .sponsored by the Polish National Catholic church parishioners, will be held Saturday night In the pariah hall. Gene Bcdnarski and his orchestra of Bridgeport, will furnish music for dancing from 8 to 12 o'clock. John Sosnowski and Caesar Krzykbwskl are co-chairmen of the dance committee. IMPORTANT DATE An execution date will be sot for a convicted murderer by the New Haven Superior court within the next few weekls. Thirty-one- year-old James .Buteau was found guilty of killing- a Meriden department store executive. His conviction was upheld by the State Supreme Court of Errors. And yesterday, the high co^rt denied .his request for reargunient of an appeal. 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