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PAGE »—NAPOATPCK NEWS (CONN.), MONDAY. OCT. 10, 1MB Independent Democrats Indorse Shea, Ticket Waterbury For the first time in history, the Independent Democratic Party of Waterbury indorsed the regular Democratic slate in a city election at its town convention Saturday night. In addition to indorsing the ticket, headed by Patrick F. Shea, the Independent's also adopted the entire Democratic party platform. Two years ago the Independents supported the Republican candidates. After the convention, Mr. Shea was invited to address the convention. He expressed his pleasure in receiving the support of the Independent party and stated that he was confident of victory in next month's elections. Renominated Two Waterbury men have been renominated for posts in the Connecticut Optometric Society. Dr. George R. Cronin has been renom- inated for second vice-president and Dr. P. L. Polomba for secretary. Elections will be held at a 'convention today in Bridgeport. Soclallats lilt The Weekly People, organ of the Socialist-Labor Party, in its Notice On and alter this (Into I win not he responsible (or any bills contracted other than by myaell. WM. II. SMITH. Union City ltd.. NuuKuttu-k. D'»t*«l at N'augatuck thlH Xtli d.-ry of Octubor, »»49. current issue assails the Water- uury Socialist party fof indorsing some Republican and some Democratic candidates In next month's election. The article says in part, "There is nothing unusual about the reformist Socialist party giving its j Indorsement to out and out capitalistic candidates.. .therefore, the mere fact that the Socialist party of Waterbury, Conn., has indorsed fourteen Republican a, n d two Democratic candidates In the forthcoming municipal elections should astonish no one. The ironic twist is that the Republican nominees hav<? one and all filed notices with the town clerk directing her not tc certify their names on the S. P. line on the voting machines." Strike Ends The 13-week strike at the U. S. Time Corp. eanve to a formal end today as members of the Waterbury Watch Workers, AFL, returned to work under the terms of a one-year contract signed by union and plant officials 8aturd:iy. About 50 of the strikers have returned to work. The company has verbally ugiecd to take buck the remaining 100 in about four weeks. The contract (provides an IS-cent an hour cut rather than 21-cents as announced earlier, causing worker to strike. The company granted four ptvld holidays Those selected by the union were Christmas, Thanksgiving. Good Friday and Labor Day, The new pact can bw reopened 00 days before expiration and may bo extended 90 days after expiration if no agreement is reached. The union plans to drop charges filed' (iKalnul tin- comipany. 800 At Show . About 800 persons attended the annual dog show of the Northwestern Connecticut Dog Club * yesterday at Municipal Stadium. Judged best of the show was Kilvarra Kennel's Irish Setter, ch. Tyrone Farm Malone, II, of Darien. It was the fourth time he has taken the best of show in his three ycur career Yesterday was his 14th showing since July. Assault Cue Charged with aggravated assault and theft of a car, Theodore Konopka, 37, of 30 Branch street, was remanded to New Haven County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond after he was granted a two weeks continuance by Judge John A. Membrino in Waterburv City Court Saturday A psychiatric examination was suggested by defense counsel, Francis J, MacDonald and Ralph C. Coppetto. F Konopka is charged with threat- The Naugatuck Fuel Co. 87 CHURCH STREET Tel. 5236 CHRISTMAS GREETING CARDS With a Portrait of You! THIllOPEAtJ STUDIO HiilldliiK Tel. tSl Bateor Television 4 OAK STREET NAUOATUCK, CONN TEL. 7211 — 7135 ROCCO E. LABRIOLA, Prop. 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To Head Arms-Aid James Bruc* FORMER Ambassador to ArgcnllSi Jnmei Bruc* (above) has been nominated by President Truman to be director of the $1,314,000,000 foreign military assistance program. His appointment must be confirmed by the Senate. Most of the nrms-aid will go to nations allied against Communism. I International) ening Miss Lillian Korolyshun, An- sonla, with n hunting knlfo In u parking lot Friday. Th« young lady, umploycd us a dietician at the Connecticut Light and Power Co,, had arrived at work and was parking nor car, wh«n, police mild, Konopka tmtm'ixl her car, thrmitiuimi h«r and attempted to drive off with her In her own car. She managed to jump from the car. Later Kon opka was arrested in a closet at his home. He admitted the alleged assault to police and said he intended to free the girl "after" the ride. Hill Says Department Needs More Funds For New Highways (By United Press) State Highway Commissioner G. Albert Hill says that traffic is outgrowing Connecticut's highway system and that his department needs more funds to build more roods. Kill suggested in a magazine article that the money for the project might be obtained from the state's general fund or by increasing the gasoline tax. Hill explains that the general public —quite distinct f r o m the road users—is a beneficiary of the state highway system and it is only fair that all should contribute to its "maintenance and expansion. Junior Red Cross Committee Meeting Harold E. Chittenden, Chairman of the Junior Red Cross Comimdt- tee, announced that a meeting will, be held of this committee this afternoon at 4:00 p. m. at Salem school, first floor. Mr. Chittenden, and Misc Helen G. Moroney, vice chairman of the Junior Red Crofw, have made arrangements to have Mis H Mary Louise Ranlsbm, Junior Red Cr*ss Consultant from the Eastern Area office in Alexandria, Virginia, present at the meeting-, to speak on "Junior Red Cross in the Community." She will discuys with the group possible activities which Junior Red Cross can undertake in the schools, and also in the laigcr civic community. All members of the Junior Rod Crass committee and reprcscnta- Uvc of thu high school Junior Red CI.-OSH Council have been asked to attend. Mr. Chittenden said. Mrs. Charles R. Andersen. Executive Secretary of the local chapter and Mrs. Thomas P. Ineson, lier assistant, will also be present. DEMAND 1'UNISHMENT Prague — The United States Embassy lias demanded punishment for Czech police officials who held an American student Incommunicado for five dttys near the Russian border. Savel Kllnchko of, Palo Alto, Calif., said he had been arrested while on a tour drawn up with the assistance at the official Gfech tourist agency. TED'S AUTO BODY WORKS 37 HOTCHKISS ST. TEL. 6109 — Collision Specialists — fender* — Bodies — Auto Palntln* Towing; Service NESCO •PORTABLE BOOM HEATER $10.05 WEISS BEN FRANKLIN STORK CHURCH ST. NAT7GATUCK If If i Anything for Tour Floor Call ARRAY FLOOR COV&K1NGS 20 Diamond St. Tel. IBIS Enjoy A DELICIOUS SANDWICH at ROOKY'S WAYSIDE KITCKEN Waterbury Road at Fla.tts Mills Open Dally 12 Noon to 12 Midnight Sundays 3 F. M. >to 12 Midnight Coroner Criticizes Bridgeport Fairfield Public Officials Bridgeport. Oct 10—(UP)—Public officials in Bridgeport and Fairfield have been criticized by Coroner Theodore E. Stelbcr. The coroner says the officials failed to take proper safety measures to prevent fired similar to the one which took two lives in Fairfield last month. Jn that tragedy, •IB-year-old Stephen Golias and his four-year- old son. Charles, were burnad to death. The coroner said the fire was accidental. The fire wo« caused, according to the coroner, by overheated refrigerator wires and the use of the wrong type of fuses. He said officials In Bridgeport and Fairfield have failed to take steps to introduce into: their building codes a provision requiring the nstallatlon of what he called, "fool-proof fuse boxes." Coroiftr Stelber recalled the 1945 Bridgeport fire of similar origin which tooli thn lives of five children. He charged that nothing ha» been done since to remedy the situation. "Mimt there be a holocaust to awaken our public offlclulH to '-he point wharo they will remedy thin patently dangeroua and readily remedied situation?" he asked. Coe To Address Foremen's Club The Naugatuck Chemical and Synthetic Hnbbrr Plan'Ls' /Foremen's Club will hold its first indoor meeting of the year next TiK'icloy jit 7:30 p, rn. at tln> Synthetic Rubber Plant, cnfflurla. Following a regular business meeting the guest speaker will be John P. Coe. General Manager of Naugatuck Chemical and Synthetic Rubber Plants, who will address t,he grcmlp on "What's Doing In the Company." Refreshments will be served and an attendance of approximately 200 Ikf expected. Robbed of UN Pay HOLDUP victims Burns "Montgomery (left) and Lawrence Halliday, arc shown after three armed bandits robbed them of a $30,000 payroll on busy 42nd Street, New York. With split - second timing, the bandits drove a stolen taxi to a crowded corner at the precise moment their victims appeared to hail a cab. The pay was for construction workers building the permanent United Nations home. (International) CHOP Washington — • The Agriculture Department predicts the 1949 cotton; crop will be the blKgenl. in 12 yfiiin'i. Tim \ Dopiirlmrml. )IUH I'oriictisl d iiDll.ori htirvnHl (if lt>,- 010,000 b'kleH. TttAIN WRECK Meade, Kan.—At leant four persona were killed and an estimated 75 persona were injured, several of thorn critically, In a train wreck today near Meade ,in Southwest Kantian. The eiiBtboiinil Patterson Claims VA Plays Politics With Rebate Checks R<"\ JnnriCR T. Patterson, (R), Naugatuck, has again attacked ne veterans Administration for its handling "of the dividend payments of National Service Life Insurance, He claims that payments of the dividend is being delayed to fall in an election year. Earlier this week it was an- nouncsd that payments would he- Kin before Christmas. This was later withdrawn, .with the VA going back to its original schedule of starting to mail checks after Jan. 1. , Patterson, and other GOP mem- bcrn in lhi>~ house claim veterans will not have their checks before Christmas because of a delay that "would have no other basia than that of providing a cash windfall during an election year." He claims the VA has confused the veterans by Its statements and actions. Speaking of the case whore the VA has rescinded regulations which would have restricted the rights of veterans to pursue educational courses of their own choice, It remains for, Congress to specify in detail what form the ban on re- craitlonoi and avocatlonal courses will take, Rep. Patterson said, fie filed legislation last week which would accomplish this. SUCCESSFUL TEST A aurpHne . tent mohlll-.Mcn of the Connecticut Air NuC.mal Guard has beon pronounces a success. Within an hour aftor the mobil- isation WUH oi'dorcd 1 nil of this Gimi'dR's planca were In the nlr. oOo B-17 MISSING Hill Field, Ufcili—Tlu, Air Forcn iNtNii lit Mill F|«ld, Udili, ruportM u IS-17 Is mtoslng In n driving rainstorm In a flight from Albu- (liierqne, X. M., to Hill Field. * There wore five imm aboard the bomlwr. Rock Isfancr streattillnBr was derailed, A washout, has been blumed for the wreck. Realty Transactions Papers in the following transactions have been recorded In the office of Town Clerk Raymond J. St. John: Warranty Deeds Patrick Lannon to Donald D. Crosby, house and lot on Jlubbcr avenue. Regino Boncal to Abncr T. and Ruth F. Morgan, Jr., property on Fall-child street. Henry Schlldgen, Jr., to Ivan and Leona S. Mankowich, two parcels of land on East Waterbury road. Mortgages Donald D. Crosby, to Naugatuck Savings Bunk, house and lot on Rubber avenue. Abner T. and Ruth F. Morgan, Jr., to Naugatuck Savings Bank, property on Fairchild street. Mortgage R<;lea*p Naugatjlck Savings Bank to R<>- irlna Boncal, property on Falrchield •street. Quit Claim Naugatuck Savings Bank to Re- glna Boncal, property on Fairchild street. {Convicted Slayer | Loses Appeal For New Court Trial (By United Pmw) A 27-year-old war veteran from Union, sentenced to die In th« electric chair for the fatal stabbing i of a Hartford mother, has lout his appeal for a new trial. Superior Court Judge ThamM E. Troland finds that there wo* no injustice in tbe first degree murder trial of Edward W. Krooner. The former sailor was convlcttsfl j by a three-judge court 11 year ago. He was charged with Rlaylng Mm. Phyllis Amen In her apartment in June, 1948, while her husband was ; at work. I Koroncr's counsel said in his «p! pool for a new trial that some of [the stateVnents u««d in court w«r« "taken almost Immediately uftvr the alleged crime and before the petitioner was presented before any court or magistrate." TO INSTAIX Newly-elected officers of Magnolia Encampment, I. O. O. F., will be installed Wednesday night by District Deputy Grand Patriarch Franklin G. Hotchklss and staff. Refreshments will be served at the close of the session. 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