Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on October 7, 1949 · Page 1
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Today's Chuckle Smart Alec Tourist: -'What's your speed limit?" Local Native: "Ain't got none! You fellers can't go through here too fast to suit us." —The Outlook. VOL. LXIV, NO. 235 BatUj WEATHER Mostly cloudy with a few light ehowcrs • this afternoon. Variable cloudiness tonight and tomorrow, with some sunshine likely tomorrow afternoon. High tomorrow between 75 and 80. "Dedicated To Community Public Service" Temperature Report Midnight, 54; 3 a. m.. 54; 6 a. m., 56; 9 a. m., 63; noon, 67. ESTABLISHED 1885 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1949 . Leased Wire Service of the United Press Tuberculosis Christmas Seal Group Organizes 8 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENT* Seven Junior Fircf Police Named * IFM Lieutenants The Naugatuck Junior Police Corps last night accepted 50 new members and promoted seven boys lieutenants and nine sergeants. \dvnnced to rank of lieutenant were Thomas Behrman and Stan- 1 ley Geeseck, Hop Brook school; Tames Gibbons, Salem school; Francis Morrow, John Moroney, John White and Richard Morten- icn. Prospect street school. Those promoted to sergeant are Terry Hennessey and Russell Stabley, Salem school; Walter Allen, Louis Farrar, Leroy Mallane and Donald Sunbury, Hop Brook school ; i Richurd Tuckey, James Hutt und | Roger Anderson, Central avenue school. I Announcement of the promotions was made by Chairman of Commissioners Theodore Klimaszewski. He also told the boys of the plan adopted by the commissioners for oromotlng boys as reward of written safety suggestions they make at ji meeting two w eeks from now. rhe new members of the corps were sworn In by Police Chief John J. Oormley. With the new hoys, the corps has a -lorma) strength of 85. members. Badge, the . League Planned Nov. 12; Four Teams To Be Guests Schedule Changed Senior Examiner William Davison of the 1 Water bury Unemployment Compensation Office announced today a change In schedule at the sub-office in NI»UK»tuck. The local office, operated on a part-time basis, Is located In the Tuttle Building. The new schedule calls for operation here on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. The schedule in past weeks has •>een oil Tuesdays and Wednesdays. A. Dibble. Jr. and Mrs. Charles Brust of the local group. Marine Unit Gives Trophy The Naugatuck Valley Detachment, Marine Corps League, will donate a membership trophy to the Connecticut State Department at a meeting of the staff Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in Odd Fellows Hall, it was announced tpday by Commandant Vernon J. LaFave. The trophy will be called the "Harold C. Wooster Memorial Trophy." in honor of the young Marine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond C. Wooster, City Hill street, who was killed in action during the invasion of Iwo Jima in 1945. The trophy will be awarded four times each year to the detachment in the state showing the highest percentage of its membership quota. Mr. Wooster founded the local detachment in May of 1946. He was elected as Chaplain that year and was recently reelected for a fourth term. Mrs. Wooster served as president of the Ladies Auxiliary last year and was Teelected for a second term last month. Filial plans for the meeting of the state staff were made at a meeting of the Detachment last night in Odd Fellows hall. William JDederian. of New Britain, state commandant, will preside. Mr. LaFave is state senior vice-commandant. Installation Mr. \Vooster.and William E. Simmons were named to a committee to prepare a program of entertainment for the installation of officers. Thursday, Oct. 20. Robert ?. Miller will be seated as Commandant at that time. The ceremonies, to which all other borough veterans and fraternal groups will be incited, will be held jointly with the Auxiliary. Mr. Wooster and Mr. Simmons were also named co-chairmen of a committee to organize an entertainment group which will visit veterans' hospitals in the state to put on shows. It is planned to make the first trip sometime in December. Mr. Miller reported on the annual Marine Corps Anniversary Ball which will be held Saturday rve- ling, Nov. 12. in Odd Fellows hall. He announced that music will be provided by Greg Phelan's orchestra. Tickets may be obtained from members next week. This evening at 8 o'clock, Ihe Ladies' Auxiliary will meet in Odd Fellows Hall. They will complete Plans for their participation in the meeting of the Auxiliary's state staff, oundav. Tommy Byrne Jaycee Directors Discuss Program The board of directors of the Naugatuck Junior Chamber of Commerce met last night at the home of James Nics. second vice- president, to make plans for projects for the coming year. The board's suggestions will bp brought before the body at the next meeting Tuesday evening at 6 o'clock at Annenberg's restaurant. Any persons wishing to join the organization are asked to attend. Members of the board who attended the meeting were: oherman Brown, president; Joseph Fitzgerald, first vice-president; L. Richard Spann, treasurer; Russell Ayers third vice-president; Dr. Harold Davids, secretary; and Mr. Nies. Hotchkiss, Staff To Install Ansonia Lodge Officers District Deputy Franklin Hotchkiss, Naugatuck, of the grand encampment of Odd Fellows, and members of his staff will install lev/ officers of the Ansonia lodge 'onight at 8 o'clock. Last night Mr. Hotchkiss and Grand High Priest Harol'd Newman of the Grand Encampment, paid an official visit to the Seymour lodge. Tuesday night Leonard Pope, district deputy, also of Naugatuck, •vas a guest at Wosahogan Ix>dge, IOOF, in Waterbury. Twenty-six veteran members of the lodge were presented onyx desk sets at the roll call meeting. Mr. Hotchkiss also installed officers of the Torrington Lodge Monday night. New Haven Woman Shoots Husband New Haven, Oct. 7—(UP)—Police say that Mrs. Frank Scirocco critically wounded her husband as he lay in bed asleep. Scirocco—50 years old—was taken to New Haven Hospital where iiis name is on the danger list. His wife, according to Police Captain Raymond Egan, said that she fired one bullet into.his head and then telephoned police headquarters. The gun was found on a day bed in the room where the shooting occurred. Captain Egan said the shooting- culminated a series of famijy disputes. Mrs. Scirocco is being held without bond for questioning by the police and the coroner. Branca vs. Byrne In Third Game Of Sizzling Series Giles Guest Of Exchange Club Tuesday ' Police Hold Waterburian . Waterbury, Oct. 7—-(UP)—A Waterbury man is charged with assaulting a woman in her automobile as she parked it in a lot to report for work at the Connecticut Light and Power Co. Miss Lillian Corolyshun of An! sonia, a house service representative, told police that Theodore Kdnopka, forced his way into the car. and threatened her with a .hunting knife and. ordered her to drive away. : sanitary en- | When : she refused 'she said he Health De-|tore her. dress and pulled 1 her hair. Flatbush Fans Drenched By Early Shower (By United Press) All subways- lead to THatbush today. The Yankees from the Bronx are r\: Ebbets Field facing the Dodg- ars behind the southpaw pitching of Tommyj Byrne. And Brooklyn is to retaliate with Ralph] Branca. No on-5 dare predict the outcome after the) two sizzlin Barnes at Yankee] Stadium. . . Thos. Dne-nothing pitch ing duels But Une~~~/ . _ -'•• - • sports experts Halph Branca ire agreed on one thing—it either will be a tight pitchers duel again . . or one of those wild-free-scoring affairs so common in Dodger town. A key to the game is pitcher Byrne of the Yanks. When he's hot . . he's a wizard. When he's off . . . 'hat ball seems to have a mind of its own. And the same goes for Branca of the Dodgers. The early fans lined up outside '.he Brooklyn ball park. .And (.hey •vere soaking wet. An early shower doused them and wet down the field. The weatherman says the Clouds of the past two days will dissolve into rain . . , with Intermittent showers. But he thinks there •won't be enough to stop the game. SCORELESS IN TWO First inning, Yankees It was. three up and three down f or the Yankees in the first inning. Rizzuto .ground out to third. Hen- vich rolled out to Gil'Hodges, who made the play at first unassisted. A.nd Branca then fanned Berra. Dodgers In the bottom of the tirst, Byrne hit Reese, putting him on base. Milcsis popped up to the catcher and Berra nailed Reese at second for a double play when Reese tried to move up on the play. Purillo flied to DiMaggio. 2nd Inning, Yankees DiMagfrio led off the second inning for the Yankees and struck out. Brown popped to Robinson behind second base. And Woodling went out on a pop fly, which Miksis took near the Yankee dugout. Dodgers In the Dodger second, Robinson popped to Coleman on the first ^litch. Hodfres fouled to Berra. Olmo Grounded out to Brown. HITS TRUMAN St Po'il. Minn.—The national commander of the American Leirion has denounced President Truman's welfare program as a "totalitarian svstem of state control." Ixssion Commander Georgn Craig, although not mentioning Mr. Truman hv name, told the A. F. of L. convention at St. Paul that the Legion is against what ho germed any "welfare state program." J. Henry ESS'IT 1 ''* 6 F 1 ^'"^ Her screa^frlghte^d "him away mTetJr^^V 1 ' the reKular and h8 'threw her out of the car Ichanir" the Naugatuck Ex- and fled-in-the-auto. Club Program Director | The car was found abandoned Dethlefson announced to- at another end of the city and the knife was found inside.' ' Dodger Spokesman Denies Report Of Robinson "Sale" New York, Oct. 7—(UP)—A spokesman for the Brooklyn Dodgers says they. wouldn't sell second baseman Jackie Robinson for what he called "a paltry $250,000 and two players". Branch Rickey, Jr., son of the Dodger president, made the statement while denying a published report that Brooklyn would sell the Negro star to the Boston Braves for the quarter of a million dollars and two players. The report appeared in a Washington newspaper (The Times- Herald). The story also .said an official announcement would be made at the end of the World Series. But Branch Rickey, Jr., says there is nothing to it. As he puts it, "that paper always manages to sell more of our players than we do". Rickey goes on to say, "we have never even discussed the matter of selling or trading Robinson. Even if we had. it would not be for a paltry $250,000 and two players." Robinson won the National League batting title and is a leading candidate for the National League's most valuable player award x me f e wll "take place at recently made a survey of the New Dam Pond and Long Meadow Brook as a preliminary to efforts of the Exchange Club to set up., a public bathing beach at the pond. Work is now progressing the elimination in Miss v Corolyshun was 'treated' for lock- and -bruiues. She 'identified Konopka through a police photo 7 graph and he was picked up three hours later near his home. He offered no resistance. Police said he, l.adrniUed assaulting Mies Corolyshun. He IB charged of pollution | with aggravated assault -.and theft of an aut'o. Martin D. Polosky, |py g rim ftllowship | Hobo Party Tonight Moley Hits Truman On Pension Plan i The Truman administration was charged' last night with setting the stage for union leaders to press American industry for industrial pensions and welfare plans. Raymond Moley, nationally- known, magazine editor and ne-.vs- pal'icr columnist, speaking at the third ,-inmml meeting of the Nau- sntuek Valley Industrial Council at the Hotel Elton, Waterbury, stated that the present administration wants the burden of na- ional social security to fall upon industry to lessen the burden or. the federal budget. He said that the theory today that "you miust reduce the working force and pension them off is fala: and destructive to the national economy. About 200 members of the council attended the dinner-meeting. Among those from Naugatuck attending were Lewis A. Dibble, a director of the council; Thomas J. Nelligan and John Conway of the U. S. Rubber Co.', Melvin P. Engelstad of the • Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce, Mart'in T. Lynn and •Philip. E. Ric«, 'factory .manager Naugatuck Chemical Co. Bennet Bronsori was -reelected chairman of the. council. Others reelected were Charles E. 'Hart. Paul H. Hershey and Le=ter J: iRoss,' vice-chairmen; •Eyanson president; Charles Henry King, counsel; Orto'n P. Camp secretary-treasurer and Anne C Cromwell, secretary. Veteran Insurance Agent, Succumbs Mai-tin D. Polosky, 52, Academy Hill road, Derby, a representative of the Metropolitan Life Insurance f ° r the past 15 the Pilgrim Fellowship of the United church will hold a hobo uarty in the church hal Itonight at 6:30. All high school boys and girls of the church, and their guests are invited. - — — i ™ This is the first social event of nhor, ~TT" » i m ° rnin S at St Ra " ! the vear - and is being held to wel- phels Hospital New Haven, af-I come all members and their friends ter an illness of three weeks. Games, a scavenger hunt and re- Born in Ansonia, Dec. 12, 1898, he freshments will, be' included in the ™ S i-i* son ot tne Iate ' Anthony and evening's events. n ~' ' " " The Pilgrim Fellowship will hold its regular weekly meeting Sunday night at 7 o'clock in the church, it was announced today by the Rev L. A. Harper, Jr iK .minister. Couple Return Mr. and Mrs. Alex Konokowski who were married Sept. 24 in St. Michael's Church, have returned (Matilda Polosky. He has been affiliated with the insurance firm for the past 28 years and served as an agent and assistant manager of the Ansonia office before | coming to Naugatuck in 1933. i He is survived by his wife I Eugenia (Drew) Polosky; a daugh- f er, Gloria M; Polosky, both of Derby; a brother, Roman and YMCA Induslrial To Elect Officers A slate of bfficers for the cony ing year will be submitted to members of the Naugatuck YMCA Industrial Council by a nominating committee, at the regular semimonthly meeting of the group Tuesday noon in the Y cafeteria. Herbert E. Brown, Y general secretary, said today that election of officers will be held at the following meeting. A report will also be submitted by the budget committee on club finances and the fall and winter activities' committee on programs being outlined. The board of directors of the Naugatuck Y's Men's Club will meet Monday evening at 8 o'clock at the home of Lewis A. Dibble, Jr.. at the Glenbrook apartments. The regular meeting of the club will be held Tuesday evening at 6:15 o'clock in the Y cafeteria. j^eruy; a brother, Roman and a ""^""""x v_nurcn, nave returned sister, Miss Matilda Polosky both om their wedding trip, and ars of Ansonia. 4 residing on Highland avenue. Mrs. Funeral services will be held HP n ° k °wskJ is the f ormer Patricia Monday morning at 9:30 o'clock! '' dau S"ter of Mr. and Mrs. from the Adzina Funeral Home 235 charles Kevit, Highland avenue. Elizabeth street, to St. Mary's I Church, Derby, where a requiem high Mass will be celebrated at in o'clock. Burial will be in Mount St. Peter Cemetery, Derby. Frfends may call at the funeral home tomorrow evening from 7 to 10 o'clock and Sunday afternoon .and evening from 3 to 10 o'clock. UNRUH INSAXE Comden, N. J.^-The Camden County prosecutor announces that Howard Unruh, the man who massacred 13 persona on Sept. 6, has been found insane and will not stand trial. Car, tight Truck In Slight Crash On Waterbnry Road An automobile and a light pickup truck were involved in a collision at 11:15 o'clock this mom- ing on the Naugatuck-Waterbury highway according to Police Chief John J. jGormley. Arrested on charges of violating the motor vehicle laws were I O Sincerbox. 139 Lewis street and Walter Y^urk, 123 Sagamore avenue, Waterbury. According to police, Sincerbox was traveling north and attempted to cut across the highway to enter the Wayside Market parking lot when his car and a Connecticut Light and Power Co. truck, driven by Yourk collided. Yourk was driving "south on the highway, police said. Chief Gormley said that no one was injured in the crash, the second to occur at that point in the past month. The crash was investigated by Patrolmen Harris Burke and John Mikalchus, arresting officers. STRIKE SPREAD Pittsburgh—The steel strike threatens to spread to the aluminum industry. The CIO Steelworkers told the Aluminum Company of America that its 20,000 workers will strike October 17 unless it grants a pay raise as well as the pension-insurance program recommended by the steel fact- finding board. Trophy To Be Given Red Sox; Other Prizes For Individual Players; Name Committee To Propose Slate Of New Officers The first annual Peter J. Foley Little League banquet will be held Saturday evening. Nov. 12, in the YMCA, it was announced todav by President Paul E. Buckmiller. "The date was set at a meeting of the League's board of directors, last night in the Knights of Columbus rooms. All boys who played with the four teams during the season will be guests at the banquet. Mr. Buck- miler said, with members of the League Champion Red Sox team, guests of honor. Each boy. will be given two tickets for his parents. Lack of space makes it impossible to invite the general public. The championship t»ophy will be awarded to the Red Sox at the banquet. The Braves will receive the runner-up trophy. Both trophies are being donated by William Schpero. local jeweler. Four other awards will be made at the affair. Mr. Buckmiller said. An award will be given to the boy who displayed the most sportsmanship during the season. Another to the boy who showed the most improvement. A third to the boy who compiled the highest batting average and a fourth to the boy who is voted the most valuable player. The recipients of the awards will not be named until the night of the banquet. The winners will be chosen by the four team coaches and Little League officers. Also to be awarded is a plaque, donated by Russell Weaving, head umpire. The plaque will have individual name plates for each member of th»,Aaam t the coach and the masetot; It will be hung in the proposed trophy room, which will be part of theiproposed addition to the clubhouse. Similar plaques will be donated by Mr. Weaving each year. Nominations Mr. Buckmiller also reported that a seven-man nominating committee, to prepare a slate of officers for the coming year, was named. John Delaney was named chairman, to be assisted by Jerry Stopper, Matthew Jajikowski, Thomas J. Dillon. Edward T. McGrath, Elmer Edler and Norman Wood. The committee will submit its slate at next month's meeting, when officers will be elected. Sunday, a work session will be held at the Hopkins Park Stadium. Mr. Buskmiller said. The last first . grass, which was planted month, will be cut for the time. A power lawn-mower has been loaned for the task by Joseph "McGuire. A drainage ditch to carry off surface water resulting from, storms during the winter will be dug at the foot of the bank surrounding the park and the clubhouse will be closed and boarded up for the winter. CHURCH THREAT Prague — The Czech government disclosed today that a new law shifting control of the Roman Catholic Church from the Vatican to Communist headquarters, Is due to go into effect Nov. 1. The announcement poses the most serious threat to the church In Czechoslovakia to dete. Tokyo Rose Sentenced To 10 Years; Fined (By United Pnws) Tokyo Rose has drawn a stiff I sentence for turning traitor to Uncle Sam by broadcasting 1 wartime propaganda over Tokyo radio. In a hushed San Franc. 1 xo courtroom, Federal Judge MichaeJ Roche sentenced Mrs. Iva D'Aquino to 10 years in prison nad fined her $10,000. Hermanski Nipped At Home Plate Hospital Bulletins Miss Dorothy M. Bean, Park place, underwent a tonsillectomy today at Waterbury Hospital. Donald Kline, Brook street, is a medical patient at St. Mary's Hospital. Frank Cuddy, 9 Scott street, is a medical patient at St. Mary's Hospital. —Kntcrtnlnins tnniKht! For rlioiri> liunnrs. lifer, and otln'r licvcrafffs mil "Hill" Olilitkuwski nt «lie Citv Pnckas-'i' SSorr. Tel. 4892.—Adv. —Heath) 1 elillilren ill-ink plenty nl <ireal Oak Farm's |uisti>ni-i/.(Ml milk. Cull >augaturk 0049. start deliver)- today.— James DeCarlo, New Haven road, underwent surgery today at St. Mary's Hospital, NO SURVIVORS Mount Mitchell, N. C.— The charred wreckage .of a transport missing since Wednesday with nine aboard h^.s been found on top of Mount Mitchell. Two fliers spotted the wreckage. A rescue party scrambled the slopes to report .... no survivors. Births KOZON— St. Mary's Hospital, Oct. 7, a daughter to Mr. <and Mrs. Edward Kozon, 9 Diamond street. Mrs. Kozon is the former Olga > ready lor winter with » motor time- up. sr-ss . In the second World Series game In Yankee Stadium, N. Y. Umpire John '•Beans" Reardon called the play. (International Soundphoto)

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