Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on October 6, 1949 · Page 6
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Thursday, October 6, 1949
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PAGE 6—NAUOATUCK NEWS (CONN.), THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 1949 Lower Valley (Continued from Page One) mission from the legislature to secure an additional bond Issue." In reviewing Naugatuck's situation, Mr. Martin pointed out that the borough commenced construction of sewers about 1900 when tho population was 10,500. Today 30 miles of sanitary sewers serve approximately 12,000 persons. Storm water is collected in a separate system. In 1933 the borough engaged Fuller and McClintock, consulting engineers, New York City, to study the sewerage system needs, and subsequently the borough purchased a site for a sewage treatment plant and constructed a collecting sewer. At that time 'it was estimated the plant would cost about $125,000. The State Water Commission urged the borough at various times to build a plant, but did not press the matter because it recognized the validity of the borough's objections to treati^jts sewers until such time as Waterbury might be providing treatment for the large volume of untreated .sewage discharged at the town line. Ptaiu Approved In 1B44 the borough engaged Malcolm Plrnie, consulting engineer of New Tork City, to pre-pare detailed-plans and specifications for a plant,'and the plans •were approved by the state in February, 1945. Sewage Discharge The consulting:engineer estimated the average discharge of raw sewage from the borough into the Naugatuck river at 1,200,000 gallons per day with peak storm discharges of 3,000,000 gallons a day. These volumes include approximately 150,000 gallons a day of sanitary sewage discharged from factories into the public s«wer system, but they do not include 45,000 gallons • a day of domestic sewage discharged from factories directly into the river. Factory Problem Mr. Martin said, "All the sewage discharged by the borough should .be treated and the sewage now discharged from the factories directly to the river should be discharged into the borough's »ewer system for treatment at a borough treatment plant." In speaking of industrial wastes, Mr. Martin said that 21 manufacturing plants use approximately 30,100.000 gallons of water a day for industrial process. About 5,150,000 gallons a day is comparatively clean water and does not need to be treated leaving 4,950,000 gallons a day of industrial •wastes for which treatment should be provided. Of this volume, 25,000 gallons a day. of .industrial wajt&=- is now discharged into the borough's system. . . ., He said, "The consulting engineers do not recommend that an- additional industrial waste; be taken into the municipal city sewer system for treatment at a municipal treatment plant The state is in agreement with this view. The State Water Commission is working with the industries in the borough and In the_ other towns arid cities of the Naugatuck River Vally on a program which . will provide treatment for all industrial wastes." Specification* Plans and Specifications for a plant in Naugatuck call for a of a11 tXP 63 primary treatment (riant with ehlornation designed to handle -an average daily flow of 1,600,000 gallons from an estimated future contributing population of 16,000. Cost H00.00a The consulting engineer estimated in -August, 1948, that the proposed plant would cost approximately $400,000. The cost of amortization, interest and operation would be approximately 3.3 cents per person per week if financed oa a general (property tax basis. In his summary Mr. Martin said, "The borough of Naugatuck is polluting th4 waters of the state as defined bv the General Statueef;. To abate the pollution, it is necessary for the borough to construct a sewage treatment plant and an Inverted syphon across the Naugatuck river." Authority He continued, "The State- Water Commission under Section 4043 of the General Statutes has -authority to make an order directing the borough to construct and operate iruch facilities as are necessary to reduce, control or eliminate pollution of the waterways of the state. The Statutes provide that such an order sliall specify the treatment system or facilities to be used and the time within which their operation shall be .commenced. The Statutes require' that the system shall' be -practical, reasonable as to cost of construction and operation, and have regard for the rights and interests or all persons concerned." Warden Carter in his statement said. "We are at present in the midst of building three much needed schools at a. cost' of over $$750,000 of which $700,000 is covered by a bond isxue. The estimated cost of a disposal plant wil! call for a bond isi?ue of $400,000. The 1945 Legislature paiwed an act authorizing Naugatuck to issue sewage disposal bonds to the extent of not over $200.000. In other words, at the estimated cost, we are $200,000 iahy as far as clearance to issue bonds to cover total expense is concerned. Of course, the question which the Naugatuck' taxpayers are asking is—when will Waterbury and other towns north of us discontinue lowering into the Naugatuck river." Waterbury Status Mr. Martin stated that Water- jury is now under order from the :ommission to construct a sewage treatment plant and is going forward with the work satisfactorily. ! He said that Waterbury will complete its plant before Naugatuck's! is finished. Pointing out that it will be Naugatuck and not Waterbury residents wno will benefit from Waterbury's plant, he also said that plans for a plant in Thomaston have been approved by the state. Ansonia Mayor Frank Fitzgerald of A^i- sonia, former Naugatuck resident, said that Ansonia needs schools, sanitary sewers, housing, parks and playgrounds more urgently than a sewage disposa plant. He said the city has almost reached its bonded nclebtednesH, and that the situation is far more involved than the commissino realizes, and then called commission members "strangers" to the situation. Derby Following a statement by the Mayor of Derby, that city's corpora- lion counsel, David Cohen, asked that the state do something about :he matter. He queried, "What can a city do when it has reached ts maximum taxation?" A member of the audience asked what damage has been done by :he pollution of the river, and Mr. Martin answered that there is no concrete evidence of injury or damage by pollution but pointed out that the real purpose for asking pollution elimination is "economic." Atty. Talbot discussing "econom- c damages" said that the city of Waterbruy pays about $7,000 a year :o the Platts Bros, plant in Naugatuck for pollution to its water in the area, He also said that great expense is involved in cleaning up cellars and property damged by polluted waters during floods. May Appeal Mr. Martin asserted that a muni- :ipality may appeal to the courts if it refuses to abide by the commission's order. The commission also may apply to the attorney general, who can ask a judge to issue an order to a municipality. On the subject of industrial wastes, he said that no town is under obligation to treat industrial wastes, that industries must take care of their own refuse, unless an agreement can be made with the town. Mfgrs. Representative Lester D. Chirgwin representing the manufacturers of Ansonia, Derby, Naugatuck and Shelton, said that the commission ordered Waterbury to install a biological system, and then later approved the mechanical installation. He said that plans for the borough and three cities represented at the hearing show them all to recommend biological systems. He said, "As far as Naugatuck Is concerned, it is quite apparent that the municipality cannot join with any other in the establishment of a sewage disposal plant. In some respects Naugatuck's problems are different but like the other municipalities which are being heard by your commission today, the borough has the same problems concerning her sewer system and most of the same problems of waste concentrations. : One Plant? "However, in the case of Ansonia, Derby and Shelton, there exist* the distinct poslbility of the establishment of a single waste treatment unit to be utilized by all three towns." The representative said that manufacturers in the towns believe that all groups of taxpayers should earnestly support the efforts of the municipalities to find the answer as to what type of waste treatment system should be constructed, and that the plants should be designed to take care of not only of present but of potential wastes Asks More Study He concluded by saying, "There is nothing in the law under which the State Water Commission operates nor in the exigencies of the situation which should cause the commission tp issue an order unless it and the officials of the municipalities are entirely sure of their ground. At the moment, we do not see how any specific date can be intelligently designated until after the re-study is made and Given Sentence ANTHONY V. MABTINO, "dead" Waterbury war hero who yesterday was found guilty of deserting from the U. S. Army In 1944, and sentenced to 10-years at hard tabor, may serve a lighter sentence. His case will be given five 'appeals, two reviews in this Army area and three in Washington, D. C., with a lighter sentence possibly resulting. Martino had claimed that he suffered a loss of memory due to wounds received in combat and could not recall his activities during the past five years. Mrs. Murt.ino, living in Waterbury with their two children, refused to comment on her husband's sentence-and whether she planned a divorce action. Beacon Falls (Continued From Paee One) Communion Breakfast A committee 'from the Ladies Catholic Guild of St. Michael's Church, will serve at the Communion breakfaist of Ojeda Council. Knights of Columbus, to fee held at St. Michael's, Sunday •morning. Mrs. James Hackett, presiden. of the guild ,is chairman of the breakfast committee. Assisting her are Mrs. Joseph Cotnoir, Mrs. Jo selph Lineweber, Mrs. Rocco Sabia, Mrs. B; T. Jurzynshen, Mrs. Har old Valois, Mrs. Romerlus Perlin and Mrs. Dominic Daunis. Edward Bea of Beacon Falls 1 co-chairman of the Ojeda Counci arrangements committee. T h < Communion Breakfast is a part o the celebration program for Col umlbus Day, planned by the council. VVIVJ5S DO BUYING One-third of all women buy thei; husband's clothes. Waterbury Watch Workers Seek Jobless Pay For 100 Time Employes Forty Strikers Back To Work; Raise Granted With nbout 40 of tho U. S. Time -orp. emiployes who had struck at '.he plant 13 weeks" ago returned to work, the Waterbury 'Watch Workers Union, AWL, is meeting with officials of the State Unern- ffoyinent Compensation Commission in an effort to secure compensation fpr the 100 union members not yet recalled to work by the firm. The plant a]l:o announced today that a three-cent an hour wage increase has been put into effect. The raise is the-result of th« firm aereeilng to changi the 21-cent an agreeing to change the 21-cent an hour cut. Although no contrnot has been signed, the company has followed its wage (.reposal ami the union members have agreed to end their strike. New Voters A total of 659 new voters were sworn in by the .board of selectmen yesterday, with 328 persons favoring the Republican party list and , 33 Democrats signing the primaries. ' " Eighteen primary card* were voided after voters filled them out and then refused to designate their party affiliation publicly. $18,000 Blaze Hits Newtown Dwelling Newtown, Oct. 6^-(UP)—Pi re haa caused damage estimated at $18,000 to a two-story summer home. Mr. and 'Mrs. James Wallace of Albany, NT. Y., occupy the home on weekends and no one was on the premises when the blaze broke out. Fire Chief Waiter Glover said the blaze apparently started in an oil burner flue. He said he warned Wallace by letter aix months ago that the flue was a fire hazard. more facts collected and coordinat ed." After Atty. Talbot had stated "Our position is that we want more time, but we will do:the job," the counsel for the city of Ansonia asked that the commission "give no order.." to the cities of Ansonia, Derby and Shelton to construct sewage disposal plants, and to "give us more time to discuss the matter together." Beacon Falls-Seymour A separate hearing will be held for the towns of Beacon Falls and Seymour ,in the near future Mr. Martin said. Edward J. McDonough served as acting chairman of the commission. The only other member of the commission present was Dr. G. Albert Hill, who also is State Highway Commissioner. FINED $10 Stanley Micklcwicz, 119 School street, was fined $10 on a charge of intoxication smd given a 30-day jail sentence suspended for a year on a charge of breach of the peace when he appeared before Judge Martin L: Caine in Borough Court today. He was arrested Monday after a disturbance at his home,, police said. SERVICE FOB VETS The Service for Veterans Office,' Tuttle School, will be closed Tuesday morning, Mrs. Donald C. Wood, administrator, will be in Hartford Tuesday morning to appeal a Naugatuck veteran's case before the Veterans Administration Board of Appeal. Tnc office will be open as usual other mornings next week. PROPERTY SOLD Property on Conrad street has been sold by Mary C. Raytkwich to Louis Hankey, according to a warranty deed on file in the office of Town Clerk Raymond J. St. John. from its demure little collor^to its gracefully flaring hemline. Notice thefelouse-detailed bodice with its row on row of baby tucks, dainty ruffles of val lace, and snugly cuffed long sleeves. "Tailored by Katz" to see you through the nippy nights ahead. In tovefy shacfot of fink, Blue, Aqua, lilac. Cream. Site* 34, 36, 38, 40. $2.98 191-199 CHURCH ST. NAUGATUCK Store Open Dally Monday thru Saturday, 9:30 to 6:45 also Friday Nights Girl Scout Program On WATR After NEWS Broadcast At 5:30 As a part 'of the Naugatuck News broadcast this afternoon at 5:35, local Brownies and Girl Scouts will talk about camping This broadcast is made in con- neption with the local Girl Scout Financial Drice. j.Todayls' live window .features community activity and shows local girls folding Christmas Seals for the Tuberculosis League. On Tuesday afternoon tne Carlson Furniture Company's window was the scene of a fli'.it aid skit presented ; by 12 Girl Scouts from Trooip 34. The girls treated a variety of injuries which had befallen the unfortunate victims of accidents which might happen to anybody. Finger, head and knee bandages were used. Arms were put into slings, nprained ankles given emergency treatment, and drowning- victims artificially resuscitated. From canteens the girls made in troop meetings lost year, the first aiders gave the accident victims a drink of water. When necessary they improvised a stretcher and carried! their victims to a doctor. Girls participating in this demonstration were Carol Anderson, Gail Anderson, Jean Coe, Judy Deegten, Carole Jones, Be 11 y Fowler, Arlene Nelson, Gail Mc- Vlcar, Virginia Schlosser, Bettina Grant,, Elaine Moore and Elaine Lundih. Handicrafts which Brownies 1 and Girl Scoutsi have as a part of their troop or camtp 'program were the subject of yesterday's window, <Girls from 'Scout Troop 90 and Brownie Troop 58 were shown making clove apples, baskets and yarn belts. Also in the display were pipe cleaner figures made by Brownie Troop 57. Girl Scouts taking frart In the crafts demonstration were Patricia Behlman, Joanne JBehlniah, , Mary Horan, Judith French, Rochelle Durettc, Sylvia Obst and Patricia Thitoo- deaii. Brownies were Sandra and Sharon Ashman, Betsy Parsons, Detoby Updyke and Lynn Harding. The .'.."Come Along With Us" posters which are' appearing in neighborhood store windows were .distributed by the following Girl Scouts'from Troop 22: Ethel Vest, Frances Vieira, Jonna Sundburg, Anne MoGroary arid Grace Talbot This troop and Troop 34 assisted in the :msJlimr of the appeal letter which qpened the Girl Scout Financial Drice on Monday. The "Come Along With Us" message wals emphasized by the First Aid demonstrators as they concluded their skit with these words: This is Girl Scout Drive Week Won't you see -what you can do?" "We learn to help others- We need your hel.p too— The be*!-dr«aa«d hoads are wearing hats with higher, tapered crowns. And there's a new wider edge that swings all around shoe aoles. It's a continental style, catching on fast. This Walk-Over brogue has it TRUMAN VIEWS MASS 'CHUTE JUMP Connecticut Airline Refuses To Enter Defense In Hearing WITH BINOCULARS TRAINED on the thrilling spectacle. President Truman watches member* of n battalion of the famed 82nd Airborne Division as they float to earth in a mass jump demonstration. The big show was staged at Ft. Bragg, N. C., where the Chief Executive reviewed 20,000 troop* of the U. S. Army Field Forces. (International Soundohotot New York. N. Y.. Oct. 6—(UP) — A Connecticut charter airline has refused to enter a defense \o negligence charges resulting from a fatnl plane crash June 7. An attorney for Slrnlo Freight. Inc., at Bradley Field, Windxor Locks, charges that the Civil &.>•<•„- nautics Administration is acting as "witness, court and prosecution." After the CAA hearing in New York was adjourned, the attorney said he would not present evidence at a later date. Strato-Freight is charged with deliberate overloading, false listing of passengers' weights and allowing the plane to take off with a frayed wing flap cable. The plane crashed off Puerto Rico, kjllm,; S3 persons. Bulking big for town or country are tweed overcoats with looser lines. WALKOVER SHOES $12,95 to $16.95 YORKTOWN SHOES $7.95 to $12.95 'Men's Shop 191-199 CHURCH ST. NAUGATUOK _ Store Open Daily Monday thru Saturday, 9:30 to 5:45 . . . also Friday Nights \ BULLETINS oOo JOHN t. ACCEPTS White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia—John L. Lewis has accepted the invitation of Federal Mediation . Chief 1, Cyrus Ching to meet with him in Washington tomorrow on the coal strike. AGREEMENT Pittsburgh — Steel industry quarters say the new pension agreement between the Kaiser Steel Corporation and the steelworkers will have little effect upon the big steel companies. CIO President Philip Murray announced that Kaiser agreed to pay the 10 cent an hour pensions- insurance program recommended by a Presidential fact-finding board. ACCEPTS RESIGNATION oriB—The president of France reluctantly, accepted the resignation of Premier Henri Queuille and hig .middle-of-the-road cabinet today as the country tried to battle an economic crisis. President Aurlol In expected to ask a Socialist to form a new government and If that .party falls the premiers appointment may go to a popular R£ publican. ORDERED OUT Belgrade—Authoritative sources say that the Yugoslav government haa ordered the expulsion of five focmber!! of.; the Czech embassy md eight members of the Polish diplomatic staff in Belgrade The expulsions followed the denunciation of Yugoslav friendship pacts in Prague and Warsaw. TO TEL AVIV Four bloodhound pups are going to become world travelers. A veterinarian in Orange who 'breeds the dogs says he has received an order for four pups from a police officer in Tel Aviv, Israel. The two-month old animals will be shipped by plane. The Thrill of a Lifetime .. New General Electric PORTABLE DISHWASHER onsole round type with rollers—attach to your Kitchen Faucet—plug in 110 A. C. current, and presto all your dishes, silverware, pots ami >ans are washed for you. Nc .rouble, no fiiss. A New Ap- joliance.that everyone should have, "and the price Terms only $16995 sweet and charming 158 GRAND STREET Waterbury $2.00 DOUCET ... a Wet r-Right glove to take you smartly through the season. Fashioned of Doubleplex Cotton Suedt#»t's stitched and scalloped at.the wrist for added chic. 191-199 CHURCH STREET* |OPEN THURS. & FRI. 8 A. M. TO 9 P. M—SAT. TO 6 P. M | PATSY'S Inc. 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