Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on October 18, 1949 · Page 8
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PAGE 8—yAUGATIJCK^yKWS(COXN.^TTJESnAY.jyT. 18, 1049 Be'More Human', Humphreys Urges American Businessmen U. S. Rubber Co. Pres. Honored By Phil. C. Of C. (Special to The News) Philadelphia—American businessmen can get and keep public opinion on their side, and thereby avert further government control, if they will be more "human" in their business operations. This is the opinion of Harry E. Humphreys, Jr.. president of United States Rubber Company, who received an award from the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce yesterday as "The Pennsylvanian of the year." "While we have done so much for mankind by turning out products for better living," he said in hi; acceptance speech, "We have done relatively so little in the field of human relations. Th2 result ha: been that more people have decid ed—and voted—that they would be better off if the go%-ernment controlled more things. "This situation is tragic—not 10 znuch because business Is nhackled —hut because we as individuals are fooling oursel/es. "We think that because Uncle Sam has swapped his high hat for a fur-trimmed cap with a tassel and has rounded off his whiskers thai he has in his bag- all the gifts we shall ever need for bodily contentment and peace of mind. "We forget that the government has nothing of its own, that whatever it gives to some, it first must take from others. We forget that Kifts, no matter how they may glit ter. have no real value unless they reflect freedom's light." Be More Human Mr. Humphreys, a native of Philadelphia, specifically urged business men to be more "human" in their dealings with employes, customers, stockholders and their own communities. He suggested that they take rxn interest in the employe as an individual, talk to him about his interests and problems, place confidence in him, and help him to understand how the American business system works in terms of his own company's operations. He said it is also important that every company be a good "corporate citizen" of its own community. ."A community has the right to expect good corporate citizenship |>n the part of business." he said. "•It has a. right to expect us to operate profitably. Everybody in the community profits when business profits. It has a right to expect us Judge On The Mend U. S. SUPREME COURT Justice Wj]. liam O. Douglas smiles from his hospital bed in Yakima, Washington. He is recupsrating from injuries suffered when he was thrown from his horse in the rugged Deadwood Lake district of Washington, (international Sound-photo) to- pay our fair share of taxes, to help support worthy charities, to take an active part in civic life, to keep up the appearance of our plant, to eliminate all possible smoke, odor, and other nuisances, and to keep the community informed of our social and economic contributions." Referring to the stockholder, he said there are more than 22 million people in the United States who are "willing to risk total loss of investment for the hope of a reasonable gain and the satisfaction nf buying a small share in a greater America." These stockholders, he added, want to feel they are partners on a winning team, and management should make every effort to keep them well informed. He also urged that business firms do everything possible to make customers better friends of the American capitalistic system. This can be done, he said, "through good performance in the public interest and , through intelligent use of all the j channels of communication to dra- Imatizo that perforance." PEOPLE and MONEY We need both at Naugatuck Footwear. Together thay built our company. They work side by side, every day, in our plant. Both should have their share in ths rewards of our work, if our common future is to remain secure. United States Rubber Company Naugatuck Footwear Plant NEW YORK IF TIME! Everybody'* Horn* Town tnm 1 $3.50 daily MODERN • FIREPROOF , AIK-CONDITIQNID I \ DINING ROOMS and * ' COCKTAIl IOUNOI \ MUSIC i ENTE1UINMEIIT | 120WEST44THST. A BLOCK FROM BROADWAY • A BLOCK FROM 5TH AVE. A STEP FROM ROCKEFELLER CENTER SMART — RACY — STREAMLINED NEWEST 1950 MODEL GENUINE COLUMBIA BICYCLES BEST LOOKING BIKES IN TOWN FOR BOYS AND GIRLS OF ALL AGES — ALL SIZES SELECT EARLY — FOR BEST CHOICE USE OUR XMAS CLUB LAY-AWAY PLAN PAY AS LITTLE AS $1 A WEEK Lincoln (§ Siore WEST MAIN Fred Dean Dies In Derby; Father Of Local Resident Fred R. Dean, Derby, father of Fred Doan, Jr., of Naugatuck, died yesterday afternoon at Griffin hospital, Derby. Mr. Dean had been employed for 4-1 yciirs by thu CR & L Bus Co. in Derby, first as a trolley- rr.an and later as superintendent of the Derby division. He retired from the firm in 1939 and operated a gas station in Derby until Ins*. June. In addition to his ;5on here, hr is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ora (Snow) Dean, three other sons and seven daughters. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Police Open (Continued From Pago One) Shclton, failure to slacken speed at an intersection, fined $9. Joseph Rogari, Jr., 304 East Main street, Bridgeport, granted a nolle for driving with defective equipment and fined $10 for driv- ir.g an overweight truck. John Mulinex, 73 Grand -street, Milford, granted a nolle for driving with defective equipment and fined $10 for driving an overweight truck. John Synkowicz, 575 Wilson street, Waterbury, forfeited a $15 bond when he failed to appear on a charge of violating the rules of the road. Antoni Tiano, 829 Lafayette street, Bridgeport, charged with speeding was granted a continuance to Oct. 24. Fred Miller. 110 Riramon road. Seymour, failure-to signal, nolled without payment. Carmine Hanks, 68 West street. Shelton, failure to grant traveled portion of the highway, fined $9. Josn Barros, 166 Lexington avenue, Bridgeport, charged with failure to grant a pedestrian the right, of way was fined $35. His car struck and injured Joseph Piquet Sept. 13, police said. William F. Schnollinger, 265 Hauser street, Waterbury, was fined .$15 for violating the rules of the road. Charles F. Fink, Jr., 182 Meadow street, Naugatuck, charged with violating the motor vehicle laws, was granted a continuance to Oct 24. Jesse. Stokes, Yellow Mill Village, Bridgeport, was fined $9 for violating the rules of the road. Rosato Findanza, 1058 Bank street, Waterbury, forfeited a $15 bond when he failed to appear on a charge of violating the rules of the road. Court officials said today that, a heavy docket is already set for ne.xt Monday night's session of the court. Beacon Falls (Continued from Page One) hindering construction of the new bridge in Pinesbridge. It is reported that the work on the span was progressing favorably until work was postponed while workmen awaitod a shipment of structural strel. The steel needed is ready for shipment, but delayed because of the strike. Personals Mrs. Clayton Tucker, who has been a surgical patient at St. Marys Hospital, Waterbury. is recuperating at her home on Munson road. Louis Mather of Maple avcnun is n mpflicul patient at St. Marv'n Hospital. Waterbury. Meet Tomorrow The Ladies' Catholic. Guild of St. Michael's parish will meet tomorrow night in the church lyceum e.t 8 o'clock. Mrs. James Hackctt, president, will preside. The CYO of the church will meet Monday night at. 8 o'clock following devotions to St. Joseph at 7:30. CONTINUANCE Edward Almicda, Morris street, was granted a continuance to tomorrow on a charge of operating n motor vehicle without first obtaining a driver's license, when he appeared before Judge Martin L. Caine in Borough court today. He •vas arrested by Sgt. George Smith. Lends An Ear DISCUSS MISSION TO FAR EAST PRIME MINISTER Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru of India has, judging from the smile on his face, just been told » very amusing story by President Truman during an informal meeting in Washington. (International) SE f T . Dean Acheson (center) chats with Sen. Tom Connally -lex.), Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, after he appeared before 8 closed session of the group in Washington to give a report on world conditions. Acheson announced that Dr. Philip C. Jessup left). United States Ambassador-at-Large, will go to China to get a personal report" on the Far East crisis. (International Soundphoto) Gov. Bowles Renews Broadened Minimum Wage Plan Demand Hartford, Oct. 18—(UP)—Cover-' nor Bowles renewed his demand today for a broadened minimum wage ->roc;ram In Connecticut. He promised, however, that he would _not "force" any employer to boost pay. Bowles outlined his views in a etter to President Charles Roveto ">f the Hairdressers' Guild of Connecticut. The Guild recently adopted a resolution opposing the .governor's wage program. The chief executive has asked the State Labor commissioner to report on the wage levels in various industries, which the governor feela are too low. At present, only four Connecticut industries have minimum wage orders, each at 55 cents an hour. The governor wrote Rovetn that, 'it is not my desire, nor do I have -he authority, to force higher minimum wages on any group of em- sloyes." He added ifs the Labor Commissioner's responsibility, not the governor's to broaden the' minimum wage program. WARRANTS NEEDED Washington—The U. S. supremo court ruled in 1948 that passengers in automobiles arc immune t.o search without a warrant. Cub Pack Seven Meeting Tomorrow The regular monthly meeting of Cub Pack 7 will be held tomorrow night at 7:30 o'clock in St. Mi- chaei's parish house, with members to display Fire Prevention scrap books and posters. Several new members will register at the meeting, whi.-h will be followed by a. Halloween party. X-Rays For Students, Adults Today At NHS Members of the Naugatuck High school freshman and junior classes received free chest X-rays under a program sponsored by the Nnugatuck Red Cross Chapter today at the High school. Miss Catherine A. Brooks, school nurse, was in charge. From 12:30 to 1:30 o'clock free X-rays were given to adults under the same program. A number of residents took advantage of the offer. DORMITORY COMMITTEE The Naugatuck YMCA dormitory committee will meet tomorrow evening at 7 o'clock, at the Y, Herbert E. Brown, general secretary, announced today. Chairman Arthur Anderson will preside. Borough Delegation To Attend Junior Chamber Reception Waterbury A delegation frota the .Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce, head- eft by President Shorman Brown, will attend a state recpption and dinner tonight at the Waterbury Club for Clifford D. Cooper, president of the U. S. Junior Chamber oC Commerce. About 100 Jaycecs from 10 state Chambers will attend. Mr. Cocker will arrive in town by helicopter, landing in Library Park. Water Supply The Board of Public Works last night considered taking emergency st£ps to- insure the city an adequate supply of water. About ISO- million gallon!} of water remain in Shcpaug Reservoir, but the lake is so low it is impossible Co- t'ic water to flaw through a tunnel into Pitch Reservoir. The board requested the board of finance to provide funds for the i i ".'urchrifie of purring to transport the water. Cost of the process is estimated at about $5,000 a 'month, with one month expected to be enough to complete the job. Auk Improvements The Board of Education last night hoard complaints of Parent- Teacher Associations that schools are not receiving immediate expenditures for improvements and repairs. The problem of w>hat repairs are to be made to schools soon to be abandoned was also discussed. Improvements have been made in some of the schools, according to a report by Dr. John J. Gilmartin, school superintendent. No Agreement The National Federation of Insurance Agent's Council AFL, and the Prudential Life Insurance Co., have failed to reach an agreement in proposals made last month by the (company. It is not known what effect the breakdown in negotiations will have in this area. Portland Goes Dry Portland, Oct. 18—(TIP)—The most precious commodity in Portland these days i» water. Hundreds of wells have dried, up, and the town's reservoir is at the lowest ebb within memory. First Selectman Joseph P. Bransfield has ordered strict conserva- ion. Hundreds of residents are forced to drive two miles to a spring to obtain the precious fluid. Meanwhile, the State Health Department la checking other emergency water sources to determine if they are safe. FOSTER E. HARVEY Hartford, Oct. 18—(UP)—The co-founder of a Hartford optical comlpany is dead. Foster E. Harvey of -Harvey and Lewis, died at the age of 73. He helped found the company in 1890., ASSEMBLY An assembly for sophomore students, under the direction of Miss Mary Emerson, chairman of the Social Studies Department, was held this morning in the Nauga- tUck High school auditorium. Three films, "Popularity," "Courtesy," and "Social Dancing," were shown. t ,i CONTINUANCE The case of Dr. N. A. Towne. Church street, charged with driving under the Influence of liquor, has been continued to Nov. l in Waterbury City Court. The second continuance was granted in court this morning. Father Of Laurel Ave. Resident Dies Peter Hinkelman, 80, father of Mrs. Leon Robbins of Laurel avenue, died this horning at his home in Muncie, Pa., following a long illness. Besides Mrs. Robbins, he Is survived by his wife, four other daugthers, four sons, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Robbins and family, and Mrs. Richard Dick of Waterbury, a granddaughter of Mr. Hinkelman, left today for Muncie to attend funeral services. Molly Pitcher was the first woman commissioned a sergeant in the American army. SCULLY, Florist Flower* tor Every OCCMIOB 4W BALDWIN ST. Waterbnr? LEO T. 8CULI.T, Prop. PHONX WAT. 5-7280 Clearance Sale Our loss is your Gain!! 1—Firestone Electric Ironer .. .$99.50 2—Reo Power Mowers $94.50 ea. 1—Reo Trimalawn with Snow Plow $169.50 2—Coldwell Power Mowers .. $149.50 ea. The Naugatuck Fuel Co. 87 CHURCH STREET uidebaker does it again! ^MbMBt*^, w The new 195O Studebaker with "next look" styling has already set a new all-time safes record I More people bought new Studebaker cars from Studebaker dealers last month than in any previous month in histoiy! Studebakers September was its biggest month ever both in production and in sales 2 zruoeeAKffVs K&MY KOiiM6...wiTH me "fiexr i. October. l'l«9-|MB 6J(U—A—10-13-W—Fiauhed

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