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Today's Chuckle At tonjniP twister IK a croup of word* and phrases which Rets your tans all tonguclcd up. VOL. LXIV, NO. 238 WKATIIKR Sunny and warm this afternoon Fair and continued warm tonight with a low near 65. Tomorrow, sunny and continued warm with a high -between 85 and 90. 'Dedicated To Community Public Service" TEMPKKATURE REPORT Mldlght, 68; 3 a, m., 66; 6 a. m.. 6-1; 9 a. m., 70; noon, 86. ESTABLISHED 1885 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1949 Lriased WirV Service of the United Presi Colombo Club lo Dedicate New Quarters - 10 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTO Ceremonies Open Tomorrow; Dinner, Dance Saturday Tomorrow v.'ill commence a three-day series of celebration of j the opening of the new Cristoforo ] Colombo home on South Main Navy Plans Arctic Exercises ^ U. S. Rubber, Union Wage, Pension Load '~ - _'__ » i __ Is Reported Conference To Be street. The society built the orig^ inal home some 40 odd years ago and it was with the election of the current president of the society. Patsy Labriola, that a new home for the organization was pledged. It is fitting that dedication activities should begin on Columbus Day. honoring both the discoverer of A.-nerica and this society that bears his name. The new home is a beautiful structure of modern building. Landscaping and spacious parking accommodations are noted on the exterior. A striking feature of the new home is the Crystal Ballroom no doubt one of the most beautiful fraternal meeting places in the borough. The official dedication is set for Saturday and the inauguration committee is headed by President Patsy Labriola assisted by Joseph Rusato. Nicola Santabarbaro, Anthony and James Nardello and Richard Payne. On Wednesday and Thursday evenings a light buffet supper and open house will be held at 7 o'clock for business and professional men. There will also be music and entertainment. Saturday, dedication day. a semiformal dinner-dance and banquet will be held for members and invited guests at 8 o'clock. Music for dancing will be provided by Ray Hotchkiss and his orchestra. Louis DeCarlo, recently named Republican burgsss from the second ward, will be toastmaster. Walter Mulinski is chairman of the banquet committee and Anthony Nardello is secretary. Sunday the new home will be open to the public for inspection. Carol Paight Attends Coroner's Inquest, Returns To Jail Bridgeport. Oct. 11 (UP)— Twen- ty-vear-old Carol Paight left county jail this morning to attend the inquest into the mercy slaying of her father. The girl is under a murder charge, accused of killing Police Serge-ant Carl Paight in a Stamford Hospital room because she said srm couldn't bear to see him suffer from cancer. The hearing this morning before Coroner Theodore E. Steiber lasted <->nly about five minutes. Carol Paight was not called to testify. There was only one witness—Police Sergeant John J. Mclnerney. McJnerney repeated £he testimony he gave when Carol was presented in Stamford City Court two weeks ago and was held for Superior Court trial. He said that she was emotionally upset when a doctor told her and her mother that Sergeant Paight was dying of cancer. Later, said the officer, Carol returned to her father's room and shot him with his service revolver. Throughout the hearing Carol sat with a police matron and her lawyers. She showed no emotion. When the inquest was over. Police Sergeant Eugene Merritt—appointed a week ago to her father's position—shook her hand. Mrs. Merritt kis?ed her on the cheek. Two other officers who guarded Carol whe.i she was being treated at Stamford Hospital for hysteria following the shooting, also shook hands with her before she returned to jail. Union City Club To Elect Tonight Officers of the newly formed Union City Community Club will be elected tonight at a meeting at 8 o'clock in the basement of St. Mary's Church. Any and aP residents of Union City ar-? invited to -ittend the meeting and become members of the new club. Xlie oroKen line on tha above map shows the route that will !>e taken by a combined Navy and Marine cold-weather expedition to Davis Strait, between Baffin Island and Greenland, and to the Labrador coast. The principal exercises will be under the command of Vice Admiral Donald B. Duncan. Fleet units are being prepared at Norfolk and other eastern ports and are scheduled to leave for the area shortly. (International) Eagles Plan To Honor Decker At Past President's Dinner First Six Months Shows Budget 55 Per Cent Spent Appro-imntelv 55 pp.r cont of thc budget of the Department of Public Welfare has been expended | during- the first six months of the fisrvjl year Welfare Supcrintend- ent J. Rudolph Anderson an! nounced at a meeting of the Wel- I fare Board last night. « Actually, more than two thirds, ! ! or $30,943.48 of the appropriation of $45,602.90, has been expended, but credits from the state have reduced the expenditures to approximately 55 per cent. Mr. Anderson stated that credits of SS.fiOO or $5,700 are due from the . state and when received should i help carry the department through the remainder of the year. j Total expenditures last month I were $6,504.37. Monthly expenses sine.e April were as follows: April j 55,657.92; May, $5.311.98; June j 1 $4.032.59; July. $8,682.87: August, j $146.25 credit. The credit in August wn.H due to the state funds which were received at that time Of the $3Q,943.48 spent to date, $12,005.90 has gone to outside poor, $6.504.64 to hospitals, $2,600.40 for , children in homes, $4,157.43 for the upkeep of the Meadowbrook Home and 5,675.11 for administration. Balance remaining, in the appropriation is $14,659.42. Mr. Anderson stated that food orders last month showed a drop from $966.50 in August to $838. The drop was offset by an increase in rents, however, which went up from $346.79 in August to $515.39 last month. Morn Cases Thc number of cases handled by Force Unveils The Penetration Fighter Dr. Hill In Radio Talk On Diabetes Detection Program "Early detection of diabetics means early treatment and avoidance o,f the complications which are sura to come to untreated eases",. Dr. William E. Hill, chairman of the drive committee in New Haven County said today. The drive is sponsored by the State Board of Health and the Medical Association. Health Officer Dr. Walter" I Baker urges that all residents take advantage of the free testing, this week. Dr. Hill will be interviewed this evening over WATR at 5:35 p. m. following the .regular NEWS broadcast. The drive is being carried out to discover the unknown cases of diabetes and bring them under treatment. More Housing Funds For New London, Meriden Projects Hartford, Oct. 11—(UP)— Th<? State Housing Committee today inproved allocations of funds un- Her thc state housin;; uropram to Meriden and New London totaling more than two and one half TiH- 'ion dollars. It nlso onthorizerl rent :uts in projects at Greenwich. Meriden wi! receive $1,1)56.000 for a 177 unit proiert and New London $1,739,000 for 14-! units. At Greenwich, rents will be reduced $4.20 a month for a one bedroom unit, S8 a month for a two bedroom unit and $10.71 for three bedrooms. The committee nVsp requested the Federal Housing Authority to certify Connecticut as a; lending agency. Also for certification of the State Housing authority to act for the state-in FHA. negotiations. To Attend State Picnic In Simsbury Chairman J. Francis Cullen of the Democratic Town Committed today announced plans for local participation in a state-wide outing and field day to be held by the Democratic State Central Committee Sunday at Rosewood Grove picnic area, Simsbury. Mr. Cullen said the purpose of the outing is to bring together members of the party from all parts of the state and to raise funds. Governor Chester A. Bowles, Senator Brien McMahon, Democratic members of Congress from Connecticut, and all elected state officers will attend. Several boroughites are planning to attend, Mr. Cullen reported. HR also announced that tickets may be obtained from him. —Xow is the limp tii have Krlckson Motors. 12!l RuliliiT ATP., BH jnnr rnr roartj- lor ivlntcr with » nintnr tniip-uii. —Ailv. Annual Christmas Party Tentatively Slated Dec. 17 Plans for the 32nd annual Christmas party sponsored by the Naugatuck Aerie of Eagles are almost completed. Eugene: Garland, chairman of the commitee in charge, reported at a meeting of the Aerie last night that tickets are ready for the printer. LflKt year approximately 100 children were entertained n.t 'he party and it, is expected that n 'arger number will attend this year. Tentat-vc date for the party is Sunday, Dec. 18. Friday, Oc^. 21, members of the local Aerie will engage teams from the Waterbury Aerie in thc first matches of a state-wide Eagles' setback tournament. Friday, Oct. 28, the Aerie will play the Torrington Acric. The testimonial for Past Worthy President.- Raymond Decker has been set for Saturday evening, Dec. 17. Further plans will .be announced J.itor. Tickets will be available from members of the Aerie. President. John Burns announced that ;i district meeting will be held tomorrow evening: in Wallingford. igh School Seniors To Hear Talk On Radio, Television Kenneth A. Whonlcr, of Norwood, Mass., will bo thR giio.st snitaker at nn asKomblv simnsornrl by thc N;iusatuf.k High School senior class fomoiTOw* morning in the high . school auditorium, it WHS announced today by Mins Florence A. Andorsnn. ,<;uidanee supervisor. Mr. Wheeler's subject will be, "Backstage In 'Rndio and Television." The program is both educational and entertaining;, Miss Anderson said. He will bo. introduced by RogpfVCurrier, president of the sonior class. Thursday morning there will be a fire prevention a assembly for members nf. the freshman and sophomore classes. Fire Marshal Edward Weaving will be the guest speaker. He will be introduced by Ronald Kirkendall; president of last yenr's freshman class. Following thc assembly, a school fire drill will he held. the department during the month totaled 164, an increase of threa over August and 17 over September of last year, when 147 cases were j handled. I A request from Ronald W. Scho- I field, of Rubber avenue, that he I be allowed to purchase a strip of ] borough land 10 feet wide and 150 feet long, bounding his Rubber avenue property, was referred to i the borough engineer. His report will be returned to the Welfare Board which will make re'com- • mendations to the Board of Warden i and Burgesses regarding final disposition of the matter. Employes Of Three Naugatuck Plants To Be Represented; Speculation On Goodrich- Settlement As Industry Pattern Negotiations between the United States Rubber Company and the United Rubber Workers Union will be resumed on a company- wide basis next Monday in New York City, on the union request for a 25 cents an hour wage in. crease, $100 monthly penson and | other considerations. Conferences opened August S and were adjourned five days later with agreement that resumption , would be on flvc days notice. Rubber workers of Naugatuck in the Footwear, Synthetic and , Chemical plants of the U. S Rubber Co., will be represented at the conferences to be held at the Park Sheraton Hotel. aa ' OrCe F - 9 ° ' S S "° Wn ' 1U ''"* * M ere one of^T I »« W J en * Ines of 3,000 pounds thrust each power the plane. The needle-nosed F-90 is lation among union and one ot the largest fighter planes ever built. The eraft is for use far behind enemy lines in Hme of war (Int.? ment -officials of the o , " Seeks Action On Additional Housing Funds Chairman T. Rex Behrman of the Naugatuck Housing Authority announced today he would press for favorable action Thursday on the local application for an additional $600,000 state loan for construction of 50 more homes in Naugatuck. State Administrator Bernard Loshbough had called a meeting of authority chairmen in the Capitol for discussion of current housing programs. The local board is currently meeting each evening to interview the 180 applicants for 40 units under construction at Naugawam Village. Request for l.hc additional vision of thc department during the month were reported by Katherine M. Brennan, social worker, as follows: Number of office visits', 195; number of home visits, 27; number of new cases, four; number of reopened cases, six; number of closed cases, seven; number of new applications for aid to dependent children, none; number of aid to dependent children cases on hand, 12; number of new applications for aid to the blind, none; number of aid to the blind cases on hand, two; number of new applications for old age assistance, four; number of old age assistance cases on hand, 99. Missing Mllford Boys Return Home Milford, Oct. 11—(U P)—Two boy? who had been- missing for 3B hours aro bank .home, trying to catch up on eating a.nd sleeping. Thirteen-yearold JaTnes Torre 1 ' and Robert F. Ward, Jr.. 10, say they ran away because they had been dismissed from a Sunday School claims for misbehaving. Thev were found at nearby Bridgeport where they had spent-the night in a hole in the ground. All they had oaten was two apples apiece. '.J.L.UII vji LIU; tiidi-Lur. .v um^e, r^cuiueaL iui l.iiu uuuiuLHiiii Cases handled in the Social Di-l50 was, made by the local author,.:-_ -«•"-- -.---. . - . jty because of the large number of applications. .Mr. Behrman also announced that the annual meeting of the Naugatuck Authority will take place Thursday night in the Town Hall. Applicants for rents will be interviewed tonight, Thursday and Friday nights of this week. Jane Andrew On Campus Paper Staff Beacon Falls Miss Jane Andrew, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Andrew of Bethany road, a freshman at the University of Connecticut, has been appointed a member of the "Camous" staff, the university's student cublication. Her first assignment is to interview freshmen as to their thoughts on Freshman Week. Miss Andrew was graduated from Seymour High school in June. She plans to major in English. Festival Chorus Miss Mary Lou Brann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Brann of Munson road, who is majoring in music at the University of Colorado, has been chosen as a mem? her of the festival chorus which "vill.sing Bach's B Minor Mass with the Denver Symphony Orchestra in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Bach's death. Miss 82'ann, who is also studying voice at the University, was chosen after auditions for faculty and students. CYO Meetings Meetings of the CYO of St. Michael's church will be resumed next Monday night in the church lyceum. High school boys and girls ire invited to attend. The Rev. Terome Cooke, pastor, is in charge of the CYO activities. Central Avenue PTA To Hear Discussion Of Polio Problem "Facts and Fears About Polio" will be discussed by Miss Jeannic Heppcl of the Chase Clinic of Waterbury at Thursday night's meeting- of the Central Avenue School Parent-Teacher Association at 8 o'clock at thc school. Miss Catherine Brooks, R.N., school nurse, will be a guest. The program has been arranged by Mrs. Frank Peaslee, program chairman, assisted by Mrs. Mahlon Sears. Mrs. John Hasscnfclt, membership chairman, is conducting a membership drive this month. Present members are reminded that 19-10-50 does are now due. All parents of thc school are invited to attend Thursday night's meeting. Those who need transportation may call Mrs. Hassenfelt. Mrs. E, F. Easterbrooks, pres- Refreshments Mrs. William . , . ident, will preside. will be served by In Hospital Mrs. Clayton Tucker ot Munson road is a surgical patient at St. Mary's hospital, Waterbury. Benson, hospitality chairman. Zanavich Infant Dies In Hospital Private funeral services were held yesterday for Marilyn The- or South Circle, had as their '•esa Zanavich, infant daughter of | guests for the week-end, Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Zanavich, Mrs. La-wrence Watson of Pem- Higrh street. She died Sunday at' brooke, Mass. j St. Mary's hospital. Burial was in ' I Calvary cemetery, Waterbury. Notes Mr. and Mrs. Harold W. Wilcox of South Circle, had as their Bulletins Henry LaFley, 4 Oak street, is i medical patient at Waterbury hospital. I Raymond Donnelly, 19, 41 Locust _. street, is a surgical patient at St i s al meeting of the Par- Mary's hospital! I «nt-Teacher Association will be Rural and Safety night will be held by Rock Rimmon Grange tonight In the United church hall. At the business meeting, plans for thc Smorgasbord supper, for the benefit of the building fund, to be held Oct. 22, in, the Community Club hall, -will be completed. I — Kntcrtiiininir tom'EhU For choice j liiiNOi-s, hi-cr. anil other licvcruiti'K cull I "Hill" Oliiukowski at the «'l»v 1'nrkimc Store, TH. 48AS.—4<lr held Thursday night at S o'clock in A Mr, |itt«t.-nrli«V.,r inllk. ' r,ill I l ze , '' Pr . eS ' de , nt ' wil1 P reside - winds up to 100-mlles-an-hour. '. Start delivery toilaj-.-1 Kcireshments will be served. All The storm Is now roaring Into I parents are invited. th« r<u.»Hi n ,, u.n.i n ,.. n .. BULLETINS Banquet For (By United Press) CZECH RAIDS Prague—Reports say that Czech police arrested Hundreds of persons In a series of dawn raids today. It was described as the biggest mass roundup of the two- week campaign to stamp out opposition to the Communist government. MISSING Washington—A third member of the Field family is reported missing behind the Iron Curtain. American officials investigating the disappearance of the American brothers, Herman and Noel Field, say they now are unable to firid Mrs. Noel Field. Their disappearance may cause serious diplomatic protests. QUESTIONED Blddeford, Maine — Two men are being- questioned In connection with the bludgeon-slaying of 50-year-old Miss Ida Rosenbaum. Police emphasize that no formal charges have been placed against anyone in the death of the former Boston woman. TRAIN CRASH Montpelier, Vermont—The Vermont Public Service commission has ordered an engineer to look into ttie railroad crash which took three lives yesterday at Cambridge, Vermont. The engineer's report will determine whether a formal investigation is to be made. oOo- CHALLENGE LAW Washington—The striking CIO stcelworkers went before the Supreme court today to challenge the nom-communist oath requirement of the, Taft-Hartley law. Tnie union called the section on the oath a "major Invasion of the constitutional rights of labor to freedom of thought, speech and assembly, and of political activity." ULTIMATUM Toledo, Ohio -— The CIO: Auto Workers have served an ultimatum on four Toledo plants to start 'bargaining on pensions by Friday or face a strike. Eleven other plants got the same warning, but union officials Bay they are concentrating on first four companies—Willys-Overland, the De Viltois company, Champion Spark Plug and Ranson and Randolph. OOO PEACE TALKS Washington, — Federal Mediator Cyrus Ching Is arranging the ti'me and place for new peace talks In the steel strike. Chlnjr fully expects the talks to pave the way for a quick settlement, but some government officials believe any solution in steel must involve a settlement of the coal strike. 65 TODAY New York —/ IMrsi EHeanor Roosevelt observed her 65th birthday today—"on the job." The widow of the late President Roosevelt said she expected to sjpend the day at the United Nations where she is a member of the American delegation to the General Assembly. She plans a dinner for members of her family and a few friends this evening. DEATH TOLL Chicago—The death toll from the mighty wind and rain storm which swept the west and mid- west yesterday has climbed to 31. Millions of dollars damage to crops and buildings were caused by the gales that lashed the Plains .and Great Lakes with winds up to 100-mlles-an-hour. the Canadian wilderness. Coasting Race ants banquet for boys who took part in the second annual Y's Men's Club Coasting Derby will be held Tuesday evening, Oct. 25, in the YMCA, it was announced today by Herbert E. Brown, Y general secretary. The date was set at a. \ iceting of the Club's board of dir- stors last night. Samuel Heckler, Derby director, is chairman in charge of arrangements for the banquet. He will be assisted by other members of the Derby committee. Plans for the banquei will be discussed at a meeting of the club this evening at 6:30 o'clock in the Y cafeteria. Mr. Brown also announced that next week's meeting will mark thc fourth anniversary of thc founding of the club. It is expected that a special program for the anniversary will be arranged tonight. Parochial Schools, Town Hall, Banks Closed Tomorrow St. Francis' arid St. Hedwig's parochial schools will be closed tomorrow, Oct. 12, in observance of Columbus Day. The borough's public schools will operate on normal schedule. Borough Clerk Charles Daly reported that all Town Hall offices will be closed. Also to be closed all day are the Naugatuck Savings and National banks and the Howard Whittemort children's and adults' libraries. Postmaster Frank T. Green reported that the Poet Office will be open and will operate on normal schedule in receipt, dispatch and delivery of mail. The holiday is not recognized as a national holiday by the Post Office Deparftment, he said. The next holiday for postal employes will be Armsiticc Day, Nov. 11.! =« — ••'•\fti a,uu U16U ment .officials of the other ~»i~ £ 0 T- r">» e r «"»». whether the Goodrich terms would toe a pattern for the rubber industry. No wa<?e increase was granted A voluntary contribu- pem?ion and insurance pro- conf. T"^ included ^ the new contract, however. wiS"^ year . is now negotiating- w 'cn the union at Buffalo, with the union reported insisting upon a Contributory pension pTa „ £cTa C ^-- S -- rePOrted t0 ha " e <*to the similar settlement. Fire- . en ire ' neBotiation « h *ve been de UWI. Congress To Adjourn Session Saturday intends to (By United Press) Congress has turned into the home stretch on the road to adjournment. Leaders of both major parties agree that if no last-minute hitches develop the 81st congressional session will pass into history on Saturday. ' The Senate is expected to pass the Anderson bill providing for a. system of flexible farm (price supports before nightfall. President Truman—who favors high rigid supports — has called a White Houisc conference of Democratic !cr ; dcl !f t J n an attem " t to smooth ie8H nas out differences between Senate health and industrial Democrats on this issue. • - 'naustrial Thc Senate Judiciary committee may vote today on a House-ap was speculation whether 'ear- Firestone and U S unions would accept the Rubber same terms accepted convention in president of Local 308 manager othe Synthetic plant,. Neither ha r todlv hn ° UCe ° f the «»'«*ncw toa ay, however. Mr. Frochlich said he had re -ion FloodControTStudy Report Delayed For At Least One Year or recommendations for flood wl, l h 1," thC Hou —" R -r watershed which include., tho Naugatuck River Valley wn, ^ be ready for at least another year tin rC - SHUrvo - v of ^e area is getting under way an d H. J Kron Per of the Engineer Corps hL asked representatives of the mor~e han 30 cities involved to subrn,? . of the controversial stud- •es w, i be the Thomaston flood control dam north of Thomaston to stu fv.. .. »— ""«»iioaiun 10 stud v the need for and determine the vai. efectric P siteI a'on P ° tential hydr °- Onc of the potential sites^s''^'^- ers Leap in Bridgcwater Selectman Eugene F. Torrance of Thomaston and Charles L Evanson president of the Naugatuck Valley Industrial Council were among the principal spokesmen for the Naugatuck Valley interests. Mr Eyanson reported that extensive progress has been made from a r>- - • -•»«- tuna ui (.rn; plans for a treatment plant made by the City of Waterbury to take its sanitary and most of its industrial wastes out of the stream and said that similar progress is being made in lower valley towns Mr. Eyanson also reported that manufcturers are interested in the proposed channel dredging program at Derby that would permit _, . barge delivery of cheap coal There are «ome other issues still George C. Waldo, Bridgeport pub- to be. settlcd-but few congress-, lishcr and chairman of the Forest men are of the opinion that they and Park Commission made proved bill boosting the number of displaced persons to be admitted to the United States from 205,000 to 339,000. And admin iwtrati on leaders will .call up Leland Olds' nomination to the Federal Power Commission later this week. Some critics of Olds say they have the votes to bar him from the appointment. are important enough to hold Congress in session past the tentative closing da'te next Saturday. a strong plea for reforestation as a means of restoring nature's own reservoir system.

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