Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on November 7, 1949 · Page 1
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Monday, November 7, 1949
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Today's Chuckle Heaven protects the working girl, But heaven, I fear Is shirking. For who protects, I'd like to know, The fellow she Is working? VOL. LXIV, NO. 261 mts WKATIIKK MoHtly clutidy bul wilh iwloiln of sunshine IhlM nflnrnunn. Clearing and not no cold tonight with the low near 40. Tomorrow, mostly sunny find milder. Temperatures rising to near 00. "Dedicated To Community Public Service" ESTABLISHED 1885 TEMPERATURE REPORT Midnight, 39; 3 a. m., 40; 6 a. m., 42; 9 a. m., 45; noon, 50. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1949 ( ^^ — ; — — ---«—--_.._*.,»» ^eaaea wire Bervic, of the United Pre» 8 PAOEB PRICE FIVE CENTS Ten - Cents Pension Plan Studied By Company, Union mnr i . n 7 ~ — — ^. "^ ^ • J 7 CWV Install Commander Zdrowski Over 100 Vets Attend Program Sunday Afternoon More than 100 Naugatuck veterans attended ceremonies yestor- d a y afternoon at St. Hedwlg's Church pavilion at which new officers of Gold Star Post, Catholic War Veterans were installed. Ceremonies were in charge of the installing team of the Raymond Bower Post. CWV, Bridgeport. State Commander Irving Johnson. Bridgeport, in a brief address, Immanuel Church Dedicates Memorial Bulletin Board "*%.l^^HMIMR • v v :':-j >•••»• & i, i . ....... * FRANK ZDROWSKI Commander outlined the history of the Cath olic War Veterans in this state and commended the local post for it: accomplishments during the pas year. Others speaking were tht Rev. Stanley Hastlllo. assistant pa.s tor and chaplain of the post; Ma jor J. William Johnson, vice-chair man of the Naugatuck Veteran.' Council; William Davlson of Pos 17. American Legion and George B Lewis, past-commander of the Le gion post. Frank Zdrowski wan installed as new commander of thc post. Other officers to serve for the coming year arc Michael Matyokn, flrsi vice-commander; Stanley Sobrieski second vice - commander; Matty Ewankicwicz. third vice-comman der; Anthony Swiderski, adjutant Stanley Tarasicwicz, treasurer Stanley Oldakowski. welfare officer and Theodore Karasinskl, judge advocate. Also Stanley, historian; Charles Dudoniz. officer of the day; Walter Kwasniewski, trustee, three years; Henry Gawltt trustee, two years, and Anthony Swiderski, trustee, one year; and Father Hastillo. chaplain. At the close of the ceremonies, refreshments were served by members of the Gold Star Post auxiliary. Anna C. Nordstrom, Native Of Sweden, Taken By Death Miss Anna Christine Nordstrom, of 145 Walnut street, died this morning at her home after a long illness. A native of Sweden. Miss Nordstrom was born June 19. 1867 the daughter of the late Anders' and Christina (Anderson) Nordstrom. She came to this country in 1881 and lived for several years in Washington. Conn., before coming to Naugatuck 12 years ago. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Washington, Conn., and the Ladies' Aid Society of Salem Lutheran church Nauca- tuck. Miss Nordstrom is survived by a brother. Joseph, of Hartford, three nieces and two nephews. Funeral sen-ices will be held Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock at the Alderson Funeral Home. 201 Meadow street, with the Rev. Donald L. Kent of Salem Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Washington Green Cemetery, Washington. Conn. Friends may call at the funeral home tomorrow evening from 7 to S o'clock. LOCAL 218 Members of Local 218, United Rubber Workers. CIO, Naugatuck Chemical Co.. meet tomorrow evening at 7:30 o'clock in Union Headquarters to vote on amendments to present by-laws, according to President Frank Lynch. The Rev. Theodore A. Schrader, minister of the Iinmaniii-1 I utlu.r,,.. ft, . , . . Thlbodeau Photo eating a new bulletin board presented the parish by " e Schil er fam v l ""'" "?T', noar cent "' 0""*"* * prayer at ceremonies dedl- Germany on Dec,2, 1944. The memorial is flanked hv color guards ln T^or I J "** ,* £ « T"' 8 ^f tl Ge ° r(fe Schl »«- who. wa skilled In bers of the church choir, veterans and parishioners aro at rich? w in • r ?' * he f ' rl " g 8<|Uda S " en ln the hac kground, center. Mem,_ 1_ "rin^rge oTm'^^ j^kEST"*' °' ^^ ** V «*™ " F °— "•«• 300 Honor "Spec" Shea At Dinner Frank "Spec" Khea wns of honor Saturday nlyht at a testimonial dinner attended by more than 300 In Odd Fellows hull. He will bn mnrriccl Nov. in to Mlns Ocnoviove Martlnn In H(.' church. Frank Brennan, who will serve as best man at the wedding, presenter! a to the gueit nf honor, in behalf of the gathering Many of those attending were from other cities. Acl;ir|T Principal Raymond, K. Foley of Naugatuck High .school, WJIH tooHlmnxtur. Speakers included the Rev. James T. Butler u Naugatuck native, now a pa/:tor in Portland; the Rev. George Dunn, of St. Francis' church, who will; officiate at. thc marriage; Steve O'Hara, New Haven- Police Chief John J. Gormley, Frank Shea, Sr., William (Hank) O'Don- ncll and Joseph P. Donahue. Tenor Daniel Sweeney, accompanied by Jo.seph Ford, pianist sins several Italian and Irish songs. He was called back for ,<several encores. Ronald Ruzzy. eight- year-old accordlan artist, also wa.s well received. Union City Girl With Roxyettes MI.3B Loretta Kackowski, daughter of IMr. nnd Mrs. Tucy Kackow- Kkl 47 Projipncl street. In a incm- bur of th« RojcyellisH, » dnnrln;,' group ut the Roxy theater In N«w York city. Thu local girl opens with the «ix girl, six mun troupo this wi"?)t at. UK. theater. Hlic. In the ulster of Theodore, lj,;i)o Loague pitcher. Hospital Patient Mi's. C. Anderson Succumbs At 61; Native Of Sweden Mrs. Christine roi H on) AnrlnrBi.n 11. wlfn of Cur! Andcrwon 12!5 Pnrl^ ivenue, died .>arly yesterday morn- ng at Waterbury Hospital afler a brief illness. A native of Sweden, whcrp she was born May 12, 1888. who camo to his country and Naugatuck in 804. She was a member of thc illlsldc Congregational Churrh and a member of the Ladies' Aid Society of that parish. Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Gordon A two Jaughlcrs. Miss Eleanor A. anrt Harriet B. Anderson; a brother, 3dward Olson und a sister, Missi Anna Olson, all of Naugaluck. Also another brother, Emil Olson -xnd another HiHter, Miss Margaret Olson, both of Sweden. Funeral .services will be bel.l kVednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock t the Aldcrson Funeral Ho me . 201 Meadow strenl. with the Rev. Hnry J, Ekatam, mlninter of the Hlll- ide Congregational Church offl- ia'ting. Burial will be In Grove Cemetery. Friends may call nt the funernl omc tomorrow evening from 7 to o'clock. LIEUT. JOHN F. PHILLIPS of the Naugatuck Fire Bepartment, 33 Woodbine street, wan rushed to St. Mary's hospital yesterday IHMIII and underwent un cnier- gi'iiciy opcrntlon of thu gull Mud- dor, arri.rdlni; t,> hoHpllal officials. Ills condition today Is r<?- porttHl to be "good" at this hoH- pital. Lieut, MiillipH reported for duty at the fin; house UK IIHIW| yeHterd:iy iiioriiing hut WIIN Inter Btricketi ill und taken to his home. At 12: SO o'clock he was taken to the hospital in the Community umhuluiicn and underwent the operation at 3 o'clock. -Ia»rr four ctHM'* health thl* win- wr. Call X.BB. £04* today lor Orrat 0«» F.rm pntiiivHim milk.—.tdv FOURTH DKGKKE 1 Faithful Navigator Joseph Suoh- enslsi of the Fourth Degree assembly, Knights of Columbus, announced today thc group will meet tonig-ht at 8 o'clock in the K. of C. rooms, Neary Building-. The pro?ram win be in charge of Christopher Owens. —See "Hill" Oldiiltow-sld nt t))<! rilv Stnrn lor nil yu nr ||,, n <ir ll <H«s lor milok rtcllvi-ry.- nr<-<!». Republicans Honor C. P. Rodenbach At Dinner Wednesday Several prominent Republicans have been invited to attend the testimonial dinner Wednesday evening in honor of Charlos P. Rodenbach, former town committee chairman, who recently moved to Litch field. • The dinner will be held nl 0 o'clock I,, the Salem Lutheran church hall, with Ally. Jo.seph E Talbot, former Fifth District Congressman, a.s toawl master. Among those invited are Representative .lames T. Patterson, Clarence Baldwin, chairman of the state central committee, and High Sheriff George Rogers. Several other prominent citizens also will attend the event to which both mtfn and women arc invited. Armistice Day Observances Planned Here Although stores and factories In Naugatuck will operate on regular HdinduloH Friday, many offices and other establishments will observe Armistice Day as a holiday. All offices In me town hall will be cloned, us will thc Nuugatuck National and Savings banks, and Whittcmore Memorial library. Se,hools, both public and parochial. will he on holiday, and several other offices will be closed, Tho Naugatuck and Union City post offices will be on holiday schedule, although the window in (hi! lobby of the Naugfituck office will lie open until 1 o'clock In the afternoon for tlio convenience of merchants and factories. There will >o no delivery of mail in the bor- Jugh or rural districts, but regular collections and dispatching Of mall will be aa UHual. A special memorial program is being arranged by the Veterans Council. Daniel F. Leary, Retired Post Office Clerk, Succumbs Daniel F. Leary, 68, of 20 Lewis street, a retired postal clerk, died oarly today at St. Mary's hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in Colchester, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary fShea) Leary. He came to Nauga- luek in his 'youth and was em- 7'lo.yw! mi o. f'k'rlt In tho Naugatuck foul Office for 40 years before i-elli-lnff five years ago. He wa.s a communicant of St. Francis' chureh. Mr. Leary IH .survived, by two daughters, Mra. Robert Joy and Miss Anna E. Leary, both of Nau- ffatuck; two sons, Edward F Leary of Washington, D. C. and Daniel (Don) P. Leary of Naugatuck; two ulsters. Miss Gabe Leary of Naugatuck and Mrs. Raymond Rose of Hartford; a brother, John Leary of Mlddlebury and three .Trandchlldrnn, Funeral servicns will be heM Wednesday morning at 8:30 o'clock from the Buckmiller Funeral Home, 22 Park place to St. Fran- cls church where n solemn high M"««|0r requiem will bo celebrated at 9 o clock. Burial will be in St Jnmes' Cemetery. FrlentlH may call at the funeral home tomorrow afternoon nnd evening from 2 to 5 and from 7 to 10 Rev. H. J. Ekstam Y's Men's Guest The Rev. Harry J. Ekstam, new pastor of the Hillside Congregational Church, will be the guest speaker at tomorrow night's dinner-meeting of the Naugatuck Y's Men's Club. Rev. Ekstam will be introduced >y Elton Abramson, who is In charge of the program for rh'i meeting. BULLETINS (By United Press) POPE'S SPEECH Costal Gamllofo, Italy— Top,, Plus the 12th told Roman Catholic Judges that they must not grant civil divorces for marriages recognized by the church. In a long speech to n meeting of Ital- Jlan Jurists, thn Pot*, said such civil decrees l.'iul to tho false Impression that the marriages have been dissolved, in thc eyes of tho church, he added, they are not (Unsolved. oOo MASS ARRESTS Buenos Aires, Argentina—The anniversary of thc Bolshevik revolution finds 705 Communists In Jail In Argentina after the largest mass arrest of Communists in south American history. Among those HrrentRfl Saturday night are tho Argentine national chairman and his two top aides. oOra SEEK AGREEMENTS Pittsburgh-CIO sloolworkor.f liopo to reach agreements on welfare programs with Republic nnd Jones and Laughlin Steel companies before the day Is ovnr. Industry sources believe the glnnl. United States Steel Corp will follow suit. And some observers look for the rest of the Industry to reach strike settlements by tho end of the week ——oOo CONFERRING Washington-Federal Mediation Chief Cyrus Chin* |« <-„„. ferrlnjr today with representatives of Southern coal mine owners. He Is expected to see officials of the rest of the industry tomorrow and decide by Wednesday whether It will he necessary for President Truman to step into thc coal strike. oOo DECISIONS DUE WrfthlnRlnn - - Thn Supreme Court tnoy hand down decision!) before nightfall on whelhcr I ho non-Communist oath provision of the Tart-Hartley Law IH constitutional. Other ponHlble action Includes a ruling on whether to review, the 1S4S contempt conviction of John L. Lewis * ——oOo NAVY SHOW Honolulu—ThB Navy Is set lo show the role Its submarines will Play In a future war by firing- buzz bombs from submarines over enemy shores to Inland targets. 'Two submarine* am poised to launch ni<lloMu>n.trolfed flying bnmlis In Hawaiian waters. Anti-aircraft batteries of war uhlps will try to destroy the bombs before thoy reach their target. oOo DINNERS LESS Washington—American Thanks-. giving dinners this year should cost less than last, for nearly everything from Houp to nuts Agriculture Department officials say even turkeys are conMlderably cheaper now, and so are cranberries, raisins, apples, most vegetables and nuts. STOCKYARD STRIKE Chicago—Federal mediators are trying to head off a strike ol 400 CIO stoclchandlers set for 7 o'clock (EST) tonight at the big Chicago stockyards. — For iivcr go yearn Jfiintfntiick limn., milk.™ imv* mmi* Hiultoy's In w"™ r . X7 .*„*•""'11!"" r ". " lr . """"»* """'">«• i« ' N<>l " < ' t '"" "' » '"''' l>rl«». Conferences Recessed For Actuarial Studies; Resume Negotiations In January Naugatuck Driver, Wife, Injured In Woodbridge Manuel Paiva In Saint Raphael's Hospital, N. H. A Naugatuck couple, Manuel Pnlvn., 23, and his wife, Mary, 18, of 5 Aetna street escaped Oeath and serious Injury Saturday evening when the car in which they were riding went out of control skidded t)3 feet and rolled over twice, landing on Its roof, according to Woodbridge .police. Both were treated for injuries at St. Raphael's Hospital, New Haven, Mrs. Palva was discharged after treatment for Injuries to her left eye and both legs. Hospital authorities said today that Mr. Paiva's condition is listed as "fair". He Is suffering lacerations of the legs and car and back injuries. Woodbridge Police Sgt. Richard Clargeli said the crash occurred o Amity road, Wooclbridgo at 8:3 '/clock. Ho said the car failed negotiate a curve In the road am continued for more than 100 fee before coming to a stop up-side clown. He described the car as total wreck. Both worn In a dasset condition when taken from th wreckage, according to police. Reeleeted Pres. PATSY l-ABBIOLA Re-elected president of the Crls- toforo Columbo society yesterday afternoon at the annual meeting of the organization wan Patsy Labrlola. Other officers named »re: Nicholas Santa Barbara, vlr. -president; William Rado, treasurer • Joseph Nardello, financial secretary; Fritz Pompano, recorfcine secretary. Trustees, Anthony Tangredl, •lames Nardello and Anthony PN chulo; counsel, Joseph Rusato Charles Traflcantl, John Zucca- rolll, Anwtlo Trlano, Gaetano Roalo. William Anglollllo, Dom- «nl« Anglollllo. Dr. v. A. Canella was elected the society's physl- Installation of officers will take pl«e<« In January. The society Is pi an nl n K several uvnnts to talcc place during the Christmas sea- Hrtn Deaths ANDERSON—Mrs. Christine (Olson), 61, of 123 Park avenue, Naugatuck, in Waterbury, Nov C 1949. Funeral Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Alderson Funeral Home, 201 Meadow street. Burial in Grove Cemetery Friends may call at tho funeral homo tomorrow evening from 7 to 9 o'clock. LEARY—Daniel F., 6H, of 21) Ixswls street, Naugatuck, In Waterbury Nov. 7. 1949. Funeral Wednesday morning at 8:30 o'clock from the Buckmiller Funeral Home, 22 Park place, to Si:, Francis' church ni 9 o'clock. Burial In St James' cemetery. Frlonda mny call at the funeral home tomorrow afternoon and evening from 2 to 5 and from 7 to 10 o'clock. NORDSTROM-Miss Anna Christina, of 145 Walnut street, Naugatuck, in this borough, Nov. 7, 1949. Funeral Wednesday morning at I'l o'clock at the Alderson Funeral Home, 201 Meadow street Burial in Washington (Conn.) Green Cemetery. Friends may call at thc funeral home tomorrow evening from 7 to I) o'clock. Long May It Wave! The town^hall flag pole has bee installed again, and the steel pol has been set in a steel base whic is expected to be strong enough t hold tho polo and flng. The pole, which was Installc after the former one had been re moved from atop thc building crashed to the sidewalk en Churc street in front of thc building las week. Although specifications in th bid, which was awarded Georg Demers, Bridge street roofet called for the steel pole to be se In a bronze base, the pole was in stalled in a cast iron base whicl „„= ., - nd droppcd lhc • Superintendent of Public Wcl fare J. R ado ip h Anderson Bale Warden Harry L. Carter approvec the steel base being placed on th building to hold the pole, in plac fled' nZ ° ° nC ' orl « rlntt "y "P«c( School Board To Appoint NHS Prinicipai at the monthly meeting o aoon oclork In thn Tuttlo building Raymond K. Folcy, who has been r a f fif7 P , ° lpal 8lnco the «P rl "g of 1947, is expected to receive tho appointment. Mr. Foley became nUIng principal when lllncsH forced Principal Edwin Kchoe to take n leave of absence due to Illness Mr At the October meeting of the board, Chairman J. Nelson JuK isked that members consider the princlpalshlp g o that final action could be taken at the coming meet Superintendent of' Schools Har E. Chittenden said today that other business to come before thc board is mostly of a routine naturo One or two matters perlnlning to transportation will be discussed h. Haid. He stated that there will also be a report on the progress made in connection with the construction of the three new schools, the use of gymnasium facilities In the borough schools, a report on the school enumeration and the Superintend cnt's regular monthly report. Mengacci Confers With Gen. Nolan On Garage Question State Representative lAda^ Mengacci was in Hartford this morning conferring with Genera] Joseph P. Nolan of the Connecticut National Guard relative to the proposed garage and armory for Jie borough and a possible site for thc buildings. Rejection of tho proposed site on Riverside drive adjacent to Recreation Field by the CNG is believed to be Imminent, because of the flood conditions along thc Naugatuck river. Controversy ara?c In the matter ast Thursday evening at thc an- jual banquet of the Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce when its >reHldont, Atty Joseph E. Talbot .nd Lewis A, Dibble expressed ipinlons of opposition to thc con- truction of the garage at the Ite. Mr. Dibble also went on record is opposed to the armory contraction on Riverside drive. Gen. Nolan when informed of he opposition was reticent in di- 'ulging progress of the CNG on he proposed structure, but said hat the CNG is studying flood re>orts of Army engineer^. , The officer said he Expected to IHCUSB the matter this week with Warden Harry L. Carter. Social Insurance Provision Sought In Program Now Under Scrutiny The U. S. Rubber Co. has made a tentative offer of 10 cents an bour for pension and social Insurance demands of the United Rubber Workers, CIO. it was learned today After three weeks of negotiations on wage increases, pensions and social insurance plans between the rubber workers, and the company a recess has been called by mutual agreement in order that actuaries may conduct a study of the plans Before recessing, it was agreed that both parties would permit their ?Ji,i! S 30 . davs lo «"dy the plan, with negotiations to be reopened on a five-day notice after the studies are completed. But the next 1ft"er Ja 1 nV S i eXPeCt * d '° be Cailed It was learned today that a tentative proposal has been made at 10 cents an hour, with the company to pay 7 1-2 cents an hour for pTn- sions and 2 1-2 cents an hour for social insurance, with the employe to matnVi fV>« o i « "-"ip»v_y<. * K .u 2 cents contribut- 1 by the company. Reports indicate that the company desires to continue its present pension program. The union hnwntr*... i—it .. ' . union. wort""' , thftt fr™ , ° C K™**" bene- from the present pension plan The union. <ig bargaining agent for union employe, of the company is The joint company-employ,, social Insurance pl nn , totalling 5 An official of the union claim., the Wllhdraw " IU request for an hour wa WE R Z nsu ™"« W. E. Bradford. Industrial negotiations made no H bc " n reces-d the Completion of actuarial . " n ,K PenS '° n and socifil In, the statement said add. upon completion of thr- «udle« the company and h» N, " d reaumc <« talks' !n New York city Oct. 17. Announcement of the present recess wri-, made Saturday night rJ^ C ^°!T l>any ' S 17 P' a »t»-are now covered by a two year contract in effect since July I, 1948. with an agrcemonl for reopening the wair<- ™ " a f ter the " rst y** r - Ab <>«t 0,000 workers, with about 4,000 of hem in Naugatuck, are emploved by the firm. ' folio Cases Drop In State; 15 New Ones In Past Week Hartford, Nov. 7—fUP)—The number of polio cases in Connect- cut has dropped to the lowest point since the outbreak started arry last summer. The Slate Health Department ro- >orted this noon that there werf 'nly 15 new cases in the last seven days, as compared with 34 thc veek before. So far this year there have been 80 cases, resulting in 25 deaths The latest polio fatality wan n New Britain mother of four children. Irs. Mary Longacre. who su«s- umbcd yesterday. The death toll of 25 IK the high- st In Connecticut since 1935 when he same number were recorded. CANASTA With The Atlvico Of An Expert WILLIAM E. McKENKEY NEA Card Authority; Twelve Articles Start Today In The Naugatuck News (Page 3)

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