Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on October 14, 1949 · Page 7
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 7

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Matches, Careless Smoking Habits Cause Most Fires Norwash, Weaving Talk To Students On Fire Prevention Matches and careless smoking habits cause the greatest number of Sres Walter A. Norwash member of the Chamber of Commerce Safety CornTrittec said today in a talk to students of Prospect street school. Mr. NorwcEF-, tend 'fire Prevention Week in the United States. It V/ES on October 9, 1371. that the Chicago Fire started which destroyed most of that great city, and the real purpose of putting forth extra effort each year' during: the anniversary week of that fire is to re-alert everyone on tnkins every reasonable precaution to prevent fires and to know what to do in case a fire starts. "The greatest number of fires is caused by matches and careless smoking; habits. We have approximately 650.000 fires in build- in crs each year in this country, 87,000 qf which arc caused by care- lesj smoking. Breaking down the national fire statistics we find that, every day, there is an average of 700 home fires, 28 deaths by fire, 130 store fires, 100 factory fires, seven church fires, seven school fires, c.nd three hospital fir?s. "As a member of the Safety Cc.-Dmittee of the Chamber of Commerce, I urge every man. woman and child to make this matter of Fire Prevention his business the year around." RUSSIANS URGE ATOM BOMB CENSUS WALTER XORWASH Marshal Edward J. Weaving also spoke at St. Francis' school today. Said Mr; Norwash: "Ever since 1922 the week containing October 9 has been officially proclaimed Fire SECURITY Does your Insurance give adequate protection today? DO YOU HAVE IT? See KAUGATTJCK INSURANCE AGENCY ISC. Building costs are steadily increasing •'' PHONE 2080 F. W. EATOJf, MET. Petitioners Can't Believe It's "Yes" Atlanta (U P) — Georgia's Gov. Herman Talmadge has found a road-seeking delegation that would not take yes for an answer. Georgia governors traditionally have been plagued with such road delegations. The governor said he has given only one group a definite promise they would get their road. But the delegation kept wrangling with him. Finally in desperation he called state highway director James L. Gillis. "Jim," the governor said. "I've got a road delegation over here that won't take yes for an answer." BEST A CUTAWAY *1>B THAT t_ IMPORTANT E\ENTl «• C«n Fit None Too Bfe IMBIMBO'S Them All 1» Fnioa Bt.. Wtby. or PfcOM «-8«8t DID YOU KNOW? ... that there is enough salt in Michigan to supply our country's needs for the next million years? . . . that when Paulette Goddard uses her phone in a movie scene she dials her dressing room, Bing Crosby his golf club, Virginia Welles her mother? . . . that Arthur Murray, of dance fame, employs more instructors than Harvard, Yale and Columbia combined? DID YOU KNOW?... that "one of the safest places in the world" is a box in our Safe Deposit Vaults? . . . that it is an ideal place for your savings bonds and other valuables? . . . that the rental cost is less than 2c a day . . . that your business will be welcome whether you deposit here or not? The JVaugatucft JVational Banft • ••kir Ft JIM I Diptiil luirncl C»rp«r«ll»i • Fritnl Hum* Sj It's FREE for the best UStOCARS PRICED 1946 OLDSMOBILE Deluxe Model "78", 4-Door Sedan. Radio, heater, seat covers. One of the cleanest used cars we have ever offered for sale. $1495 1947 CHEVROLET 2-Door Sedan. Radio, heater and many extras. $1295 1941 PONTIAC Streamliner, 2-Door Sedan. Mechanic's special. 1939 CHEVROLET" 2^Door Sedan. A-l condition. ^k • ^P All Cars Fully Warranted Except Mechanic's Special Low Cost G.M.A.C. Finance Plan Available $495 $495 TRADES TAKEN Ccms In and See the Sensational Oldsmobile "98" Holiday Coupe! ! ! FREE MOTORS INC. Money Talks NAUGATUCK NEWS (CONN.), FKIIMY, OCT. II, 1349—FAGF. 7 Two Denomination Notes Are Rare; One Gave Hotel Clerk Bad Night By T. K. HAMMER Librarian* American Numismatic Association* Some years ago a hotel nigh-t clerk couldn't make his cash balance. That was not the worst of it —he nearly went mad before Inrirning why. Thirst time he counted the money, ho wo;?' $!>0 ?hort, but an immediate recount showed all the money there that should be; another count Showed the cash $50 short— and immediately afterward it balanced ag-ain. Others in the hotel' had the same experience trying 0 got a balance. Finally; it was discovered that me note was imprinted $100 on ne side and $50 on the other. This wo-denomination note was to be- ome famous within a few weeks, the hotel managers did not tnow that. They turned it in at 1 bank that day for $EO, suffering S50 loss, since it had been ac- epted as $100. It developed that each time a note was counted by the hnto! i-k. he turned it over, so that SOVIET DELEGATE to the United Nations, Jacob Malik, (top, left) is pictured at Lake Success, N. Y., as he demanded that member states submit information on "conventional armaments as well as information on atomic weapons." Using his right hand to emphasize a point, Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky (bottom) attacks "Anglo-American monopolist circles," charging they have "taken up arms" to overthro-w the governments of Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania. . (International} SCOUT PROBLEM St. James, Minn. (UP)—Boy Scouts got to jumping up and down in one of their weekly sessions in a room upstains over tho public library here. They jumped so hard that a large '-:pct!on of plaster fell from the library ceiling. The only book damaged was "Problems of Child Delinquency." NESCO PORTABLE ROOM HEATER $10.95 WEISS BEN FRANKLIN STORE CHURCH ST. NAUGATtJCK the "freak" showed up as a $50 one time and aisi a $100 note the next. Within the next few months, the bill changed hands several times-, bringing a higher amount at each sale, until it brought $800 or more. Several bills imprinted $1 on one side and $2 on the other and at least one $5-$10 freak and a $10-$20 one are known. It is doubtful, however, if more than 10 or 12 such bills are in existence, according to Loyd Gottys, Davenport, la., president of' the American Numismatic* association and leading authority on paper money. Because, of their rarity, the notes bring $100 to nearly $1,000 today. They are scarce because the sharp eyes of inspectors at the bureau of engraving and printing in Washington permit few to get into circulation. Notes with errors are constantly found and destroyed there. Due to technicalities in printing notes, the reverse is printed about two months before the fice. Printing two denominations could result easily. Carpenters Never Had It So Good Nebraska City, Neb. — Ninety- year-old I. B. Manson has no plans to quit carpentering. He says it's j getting easier all the time. After 70 years In the trade. Manson said he's "die sure" if he retired. Besides, he said, there isn't so much to worry about any more. When he first started, he said, "we went out into the woods, cut down the necessary timber, hewed the wood and put up the barn right on the spot. It was all hand work. The frames were pinned together with oak pins." Enjoy A DELICIOUS SAXDWICH at ROOKY'S WAYSIDE KITCHEN Waterbury Boad at Vlatts Mill* Open Dally 12 Noon to 12 Midnight Sundays 3 P.' M. to 12 Midnight ^^^^^^^^^^^™"^™™^ — •'•^^•'••^••••'^"'••"•^•'••••••SSM^MSBSBSIS^sai Sunday Excursions to NEW YORK « $2-85 LOW Round Trip FARE (Tax Incl.) Going Lv. Naugatuck 8:09 AM Arr. New York (GOT) 10:02 AM Return Lv. New York (GOT) 7:35 PM Arr. Naugatuck 9:36 PM Tickets Limited to Train Capacity THE NEW HAVEN R.R. 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