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Today's Chuckle Sweet Young Girl: "My, we've waiting a long time for that mother of mine." Impatient Young Man: "Hours, I should say." S. Y. G.: "Oh, darling this is so sudden." —Allstate's Aim. f VOL. LXIV, NO. 267 Daily WEATHER Mostly sunny, windy and mild this afternoon. Fair and cooler tonight with the low near 35. 1 '3- morrow, mostly sunny, somewhat cooler with Ihe high between 55 and 60. 'Dedicated To Community Public Service*' TEMPERATURE REPORT Midnight, 63; 3 a. m., 61; 6 a. m., 60; 9 a. m., 62; noon 66. ESTABLISHED 1885 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1949 Leased Wire Service of the United Pres« Charlie Alegi Spills Seymour's Dahn For Loss Charlie Aleifi. -N'aujfatuck High school's star rialfba K, hero of Saturday's .14-6 victory over Seymour g shown jbo-ve 3s he tackled T»api>er" Dahn, Seymour halfback, for a three-yard loss in H ' at French Field. Seymour, In addition to scoring a', of K™^£*^£^™^ fensive ?ame, driving in from his backer-up spot c me after time to %ill Vvildcit ™nn» Other identifiable players are: George Mitchell, No. 1 = ; Bob "Red' Uito^No. ! td BH Mates C" all mov,ng to assist in the iackle. In ihe background are Ken Clymer, No. 27 and Jack Carroll No Seymour players identified are: C. Galiuzza, No. 37, viilback; E. Colebteski. Nc. 11 Vnter- *ob "atlk -sky. No. 36, (on ground); M., Feducia, NO. 35. a halfback; and Gene Bomba, No. 31 rightgua/d and tain who wa later injured. "Education Comes First/ Shea Tells Little League Over 300 Attend First Banquet Of Young Champions Big League advice for Little Leag-ue players came from Frank "Spec" Shea Saturday night at ihe first annual banquet of the Peter J. Foley Little League, attended by more than 300 in the YMCA gymnasium. Commenting on the improvement shown by the youngsters in iheir first year 6f supervised play, and complimenting those in charge o£ the league, the Yankee pitcher urged his audience of future stars, "Be patient. Don't expect to make the big leagues in one jump. Bear in mind that of a.11 the thousands of bail players in the United States, only 400 are in the major teag*ues in any year." In a statement that struck home not only to the youngsters, but also to their parents. Mr. Shea continued: "And remember that education comes first. Several of you ball 800 Parishioners, 36 Priests Attend Forty Hours Devotions Youngster Burned By Hot Water Blake Chesick, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Chesick, 3 Salem street, was admitted to Waterbury hos- pitatl late Saturday night for treatment for first and second degree burns of the body. His condition is reported to be "fairly good" today by hospital officials. Attaches at the hospital report the child was burned when he kicked over a of not water his cuujes iirst. several 01 you ball •***- Iit - u ^*^i •* ^a.u ui UUL ,va.ter nis players will be offered scholarships j mother wa s using to steam treat his at colleges. Take them. Don't be' cold - He was rushed to the hos- f~~ ~~~;~,,~ t~ c 1._ -»_ . _— 1 oital in the community ambulance. Frank Nelson Hard, Dies In Hospital After Brief Illness at colieg. „„ too anxious to forsake the campus for the stadium. Baseball careers, even for the best and most consistent players, are relatively short. And when the baseball career is over, the rcan with the education, the college degree, has that to fall back on. "I know what I'm talking about," he told his attentive audience. "J, had a chance to go to college but turned it down." ' Teams Applauded The ceremonies opened with ihe four teams, Braves, Red Sox, Yankees and Dodgers marching 10 Lhcir seats with coaches and mascots, amid a thunderous roar of applause. - ,_ . ness^' P llmess after Born in Naugatuck, July 2, 1S82, Mr. Hard was the son of th e late William" G. and Eudora (Holt) Hard. Several year,! ago he was the speakers program" "~oY'under j tht ' l :TO P riotor of a novelty store way. but with 3ome opposition from • °? church '^reet. He was employ- thp nia^-nT-c vr,^ .,-„:. . . ' cu at Howland-Hughcs Co., Wu- •rbury. Mr. Hard was a member of the Following the banquet, served „ f™ G ' and Eudor by the girls of the Alpha-Tri-Hi-Y i ;? ard - Sevcral y ear ' a S' the speakers croirram ~nt ,,r, r i»; I the l-ropnetor of a nov the players =nd waitresses who ' P a . a: crowded about "Spec" for his au-| te ^ ur ^. The Rev. Winfred B. Langhorst Con Kregational church; Shepherd league chaplain, save the invoca-' Lod S' e ' Masons; Evergreen Chap- tion following a brief welcome by> ter ' Order of Eastern Star; Cen- Russell E. Weaving, chairman ot' tcnnial Lod-e. Magnolia Encamp- the banquet committee. The Rev i ment and Columbia Rebekah lodge, Albert Taylor. league gave the benediction. Vhaplaini ! a " Odd Fe:iows ' is survived by his wife, Mar- ivc uje oeneaiction. j n « -s survived Dy nis wii Raymond K. Foiey, principal of S aret (Laird) Hard. New EillCratllf* lr TTf »•>» c?j-.v< n_.1 j _ t/wr» sH Qf CT*C? l^r**.*. A 10, -,-~i. i . , rncpa of = ltllu . ^i.»gai.ucK- Naugatucfe High school, and son two sisters, Mrs. Albert Steeber' of the late Peter J. Foley. in whose i D cnver, Colo., and Mrs. Howard honor the league has been dedicat-j Need-ham, Naugatuck. their continued the seasons ahead ed. was toastmaster. League President Paul E Buckmiller announced that bleachers would be installed at the stadium for the next season. He thanked all those who have supported ihe league and ajd during s aea I here s much more work to be done at the Scott strteet stadium " he sajd. 'and as in the past we'll need every bit of help to get it done." Warden Harry L. Carter said he was -proud and pleased" with the 1-Jttle League, and he promised the borough's cooperation as in the State President Bernard O Rourke. Middletown. unable to attend, send a telegram of congTH-- uletions. Mr. Foley. expressing the groat pleasure of hie family at the ded'- cation of the League in honor of his father, said he recognized the magnitude of the tribute paid the memory of "a man whose memorv J. respect with pride." He said that from the time of the death of his father many suggestions had been made for memorials, "but this lining- a-.raument is jusl about the finest that could be given." Humorously, he-pointed out that he felt like the middle man. beinj the son of the late coach who reached the pinnacle of success in Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clpck at the Alderson Funeral Homo, 201 Meadow street, with the Rev. Willard B. Soper. minister o-f the Congregational church officiating- Burial will be in Grove cemetery! Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and evening Cvom 3:30 to 5 and from 7 to 9 o'clock, and are asked to please omit flowers. Deaths HA3D, Frank Nelson, 67, of 2S5 Maple street. Naugatuck, in Waterbury. Nov. 12, 1W3. Funeral tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Alderson Funeral Home, 201 Meadlsw istreeL Burial in Grove cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home today, 3:30 to 5 and 7 to 9 and are asked to please omit flowers. Closing Rites In Saint Hedwig's Last Evening Approximately 800 parishioners and 36.priests filled St. Hedwig's Church to overflowing- last night at the closing service of a Forty Hours' devotions. The services included solemn vespers, sermon, chanting of the Litany of the Saints, solemn procession of the Most Blessed Sacrament and Benediction. Taking part in the procession were the priests, members of the Rosary Society, Our Lady's Sodality and a delog-ation from Ojecla Council, Knights of Columbus. Members who acted as guards of honor were: C. J. Waskowicz, J. Su- chinski, W. Adamski, C. Owens, H. Gawitt, C .Staskiewicz and J. Kolakowski. Music for the occasion was rendered by the choir under the direction of Theresa Soliwocki. The Rev. John Balasa, of Waterbury, -was celebrant of the solemn vespers. The Rev. T., of Middletown, was deacon and the Rev. John Kozon, of Colchester a Naugatuck native, was sub-deacon. The Rev. Leo Sutula, asisstant pastor of St. Hedwig's was master of ceremonies. The Forty Hours' devotions is a time set apart each year in every parish church in the world to honor the Body of Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament with the express purpose of atoning for the absence of honor shown Christ's body during the 40 hours it lay in the Sep- ulchre before His Resurrection. Priests who participated in the services were: The Rev. W. Sieracki, of Hartford; the Very Rev. A. Mazurkiewicz, C. M., of New Hal ven; the Rev. M. Gry ff lak and the Rev. C. Kiciuk, of Derby; the Rev. C. Kwiatkowski and the Rev. H. Czekala, of Ansonia; the Rev. J. Kolek, of Waterbury; the Rev. F. Papciak, of Seymour; the Rev. P. Sroka. and the Rev. L. Suwinski, of Terryville; the Rev. A. Tanski and the Rev. J. Kukuc, of Southington. Also: the Rev. A. Bish, yie Rev. J. Bartkowski, and the Rev. A. Bombolicki, of New Britain; the Rev. J. Solega, of Middletown; the Rev. L. Sienkiewicz, of Norwich; the Rev. E. Zyskowski, of Devon; the Rev. L. Blecharczyk, of Stamford; the Rev. P. Barlewski, of Thompsonville; the Rev. W. Rar- us, of Stamford; the Rev. G Bartlewski and the Rev. E. Chadziewicz of Bristol. Also: the Rev. J. Mik, of Montville; the Rev. F. Rzasz of Suffield; the Rev. William Topor, pastor and the Rev. Stanley Hastillo, assistant pastor of St. Hedwig's church; the Rev. H. Dziados. of New London; the Rev. S. Abugel of East Hartford; the Rev. J. Jan- Kowski, of Torring-ton; the Rev E Kowalski of New Haven; the Rev J. Barlowski, of Meriden; and the Rev. G. Grzysteczko, C. M of New Haven, tions. (Continued on Page Eight) — For uter SO year* Xamcatarli hum •- ma*ers hare ma.ip Hartley's in Wat.-r- Dorr their -ilore fur-quality meroliau di>e an.J wide selection at a [air price —Adr. Hospital Bulletins Steve Martin, Svea avenue, has returned to his home after being a surgical patient at St. Mary's hospital. William J. Lalor of 18 Meadow court is a medical patient at Waterbury hospital. New Bridge To Be Ready By January 1 Steel Arrives Work Resumed At Pinesbridge Beacon Falls Correspondent's Phone 6743 The new $80,000 span over the Naugatuck river at Pinesbridge is expected to be completed and open to Traffic by Jan. 1, according to officials of the State Highway Department. Steel for the span, held 'up for several weeks because of the national i-iteel strike, .has been re^ ceived and work has been resumed. It is hoped that the span will be ready for its concrete roadbed by the end of this month. 'After the concrete is poured, the state requires 28 days to dry before the span is oip'ened to vehicular traffic. State Rep. Clara O'Shea and town officials are still disturbed by action of the highway department in constructing the bridge before first correcting the situation on the west side of the span, where a trestle of the New Haven Railroad permits only one-way traffic Mrs. O'Shea refers to the trestle as a "rabbit-hole." The bridge is about 30 feet wide and at the west end the roadway tapers to a narrow roadway through the 12-foot wide trestle. Considerable traffic makes use of the road as it is a direct route to Oxford, Southibury, Rimmon road and West road. The span, with no overhead construction^ teplaces a span washed out in the floods of last New Year's Eve. A temippr- ary Bailey Bridge was used until work was started on the present span. Armistice Ball The annual Armistice Day cabaret dance, sponsored by the Amer- can Legion Post 25, Saturday night in the Community Club hall, drew a record attendance from Naugatuck, New Haven, Anaonia, and other valley towns, as well as Beacon Falls. Music for dancing was furnished, (by Miller's orchestra of Waterbury. Weekend Guests Mr. and Mrtk Richard Possner of Cranston, R. I., spent the weekend at the home of Mrs. Possner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Campbell, Division street. CYO Institute The Rev Jerome T. Cooke, pastor of St. Michael's Church, Mrs Harold Valois, Mrs. Wilfred Swan and Mrs. J. J, sitar, sponsors of the local CYO, attended the Institute for Adults held at (.he Church of the Assumption, Wednesday night in Ansonia. The Rev. James E Noonan, district director of the OYO, pastor of the Church of the Assumption, introduced the Rev John P. Wodarski, of Hartford diocesan director of CYO. Father Wodarski addressed the rvn' n K- outlinln S- ^e work of the CYO His assistant, Miss Margaret Reilly, of St. Joseph's College T 1 ^ K dl su SS: ested games that could be used as "ice-breakers" at CYO gatherings. She also demonstrated square dancing- Miss Vivian Stephenson also of Hartford, another assistant a member of the staff of the Catholic Transcript, discussed group recreation, and suggested one-act Dlays suitable for the CYO She gave leaflets on this subject •Tames Looby, editor of the Parade of Youth, in the Hartford side r of t CYn SCUS ,? ed the cultu ral , of CYO, and ways and means ?L_ P , ut *! n .S. out a d^'-ict paper. The 8 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS New Statue Blessed At St. Francis 9 A statue of Our Lady of Fatinvi, donated by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Paiva, of Pond street, was blessed al ceremonies attended by approximately 300 parishioners last night in St. Francis' Church. At the start of he ceremonies, Mr. Paiva, accompanied by the Hev. Paul F. Keating, pastor, and tlio Rev. Albert Taylor assistant pu.N- tor, carried the statue to the main altar where it was blessed by Father Keating, assisted by Father Taylor. The statue was then placed on its throne. Father Keating delivered a short sermon on Ihe miracle of Our Ladv's appearance at Fatima, Portugal, May 13, 1917. He said, ''Tho apparition at Fatima is not a myth, it is not a mere story. It is a fa-:t proved by the Miracles performed on Oct. 13, 1917. It is a fact admitted by the presence of 70,000 on that occasion, many of whom caine to scoff but went away in awe and belief. The church is slow to ap prove of miracles ar.d' apparitions so it took a number of years before Pope Pius XII approved of this devotion." The ceremony was completed with the Benediction of the Mosf Blessed Sacrament by Father Taylor. Legislative Committee To Hear Testimony Tomorrow On Local School Aid Bill Hospital Reports | Condition "Fair" h^r.?^ QuilnTtrle^t Friday night by a WaterburV po- iceman after police said he failed to surrender when the stolen car he was driving was chased two miles by a police cruiser, is repoit- ,. , as ,,' fal r" at st - Mary's Hog- pital. Moynihan was shot throuph .he upper thigh aa he fled from the police. . , who conducted the devo- Mrs. George Kilian, New Haven road, is a medical patient at St. Mary'ia hospital. Mrs. Edward Sthore, 69 May j -Tako no rhanri-s "on sml.len wint. r street, is a surgical patient at St weather. Krlrksoii Motors 129 :\Crt»,..J— i - . i *y w. i It ,i ilu.., A t-f. -...:*.*. .... -_ • • "•• Holy Name Society Meeting Tonight A meeting of the Holy Name Society of St. Francis' Church A-ill be held tonighl at 8 o'clock in Columbus hall, with John E. Ash, president, in charge. Plans will be made for the appearance here of the Rev. Benjamin Masse Dec. 4. pric*: ,, Mary's hospital. . . Are., wintcrUe your enr now. Polio Cases Drop To New Low Point Hartford, Now. 14— TUP)—Tha number of cases of polio in Connecticut has dropped to the lowest point since the outbreak early last summer. The State Health Department reported this noon that there were 14 cases during the past seven rlays. The previous low was 15. This brings the total of cases in Connecticut this year to 594. The disease has claimed the lives of 26 stale residents, one within the past week. —Insure j-onr chlM's health tkl* winter. Call Nun*. r,f)4» toitiiT tor Oreal Ouk Farm pastnerized milk,—AdT Around The World In Brief GOING TO JAIt Washington—The Supreme Court has refused to reconsider Its action upholding, the bribery conviction of former Representative Andrew J. May of Kentucky and the two Garsson brothers. Today's action means that May, wartime chairman of the House Military Affairs committee, and Henry M. and Murray W. Garsson must go to jail for eight months to two years. ROBBERY ATTEMPT Chicago—-Five gunmen trying to rob a restaurant safe containing. $10,000 used a submachine gun to blast their way through pallce waiting for them outside. They wounded one detective In making their escape, but failed to get the money. ECONOMISTS WORRY Washington—Government economists are worried by continued high unemployment and the drain on state jobless funds. State unemployment benefits through September have run to more than twice the amount paid out all last year. oOo- > COAL STRIKE Washington—Federal mediation chief Cyrus Chlng is talking to coal operators and mine union chief John L. Lewis by telephone today. Then Chlng will see presidential assistant John B. Steelman to determine whether It's necessary to hand the dispute to President Truman to avert a new mine walkout at the end of the month. STEEL PRODUCTION Pittsburgh—Most of the CIO Steelworkers are turning out badly needed steel again in plants across the nation. But the average returned striker still will have to wait until the end of the month for his first regular paycheck. Other industries will have 10 wait as long or longer befort they can get the steel they need for full production. Legion Invites Area Vets To Discussion Of Tax Exemptions Frank Lawn, chief of the New Haven. Service for Veterans office will speak to area veterans Wednesday night at 8 o'clock in Legion Memorial Home, it was announced today by Commander Charles Clark. He said that Mr. Lawn will explain. In detail tax exemptions afforded veterans under recently passed Iaw8. According to Mr. Lawn, many veterans, and tax assessors are not familiar with the new laws, and consequently, veterans are in many cases over-assessed. The borough post has extended in- vit^tions to veterans in Beacon Falls, Oxford and Naugatuck to attend the meeting and hear Mr. Lawn. A question and answer period will follow his talk. A social with refreshments will be held after the business session, according to Commander Clark. Births~~ KELLY—St. Mary's Hospital, Nov. 14, a second child, a son, to Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly 81 Hoadlev street. Mrs. Kelly is the former Doris Weaving. -4lee "Bill" OltakovuHkl at the City Package Store for nil your llnuor needs. Can 4898 lor ualei. •-liTery.- Aar. U. S. Steel Signs Union Pact In Pittsburgh, Pa., Philip MurrayTpresiden^ftn^TnltedSteelworl? ers and John A. Stephens (right), vice president of the U. S. Steel Corporation, sign a *100-a-month company-paid pension agreement, ending a. tie-up which started October I. The union Immediately ordered 177.QOO workers back to Ehelr jobs. (International Sound photo) Want Old "Gem" Theater For "Spring Training" Buckmiller Says Little League Would Use Hall, To Visit Plants HARRY E. HUMPHREYS, JR.., president of the TJ. S. Rubber Co., will make hl» Intltlal visit to the Naugatuck plants of the company tomorrow. While In the borough he will Inspect the three major plants of the company and tomorrow afternoon will meet with members of the press at the office of Factory Manager W. E. Bittle of the footwear plant. Beacon Valley Teams To Work Degrees For Fairfield Grange Members of the first and second degree teams of Beacon Valley Grange will exemplify the degrees Tuesday night at a meeting oT the Greenfield Hills. Grange in Fairfield. A chartered bus will leave Ntixi- gatuck center near the police booth at 6 o'clock, and the Grange hall promptly at 6:50 o'clock. Hyalmar Olson is chairman of arrangements. A rehearsal of the second degree team will be he'd tonight at 8 o'clock in the hall. Among those planning to attend tomorrow night's meeting are: Mi: Permission to use the former Gem theater in the town hall building as "spring, training" grounds will be requested by a representative of the Peter J. Foley Little League, tonight at a meeting of the board of public welfare at 8 o'cock in the town hall. The Little-League desires to train Its pitchers and catchers prior to the opening of next year's baseball season. Little League President Paul E. Buckmiller today said, ,"It is the plan to give private lessons to last year's pitchers and catchers that are still eligible to play prior to the regular season for training. I understand this is done in Williamsport and other cities having Little Leagues. It is hoped, that the boys might : be given pointers by Frank Shea, New York Yankees pitcher, and other "* veteran ball players." $150,000 Asked; Bowles Says State May Face Deficit As Sales Tax Falls Off In Returns; Fight To Open On Entire Program The borough will be represented tomorrow afternoon at a hearing in Hartford before a committee of the General Assembly, relative to Igeislative calling for a state aid grant of $150,000 to assist in the school building Iprogrum being carried on here Superintendent of Schools Harold E. Ohittenden tentatively is planning to attent the hearing on the bill introduced jointly by State Representatives Adam Men^acol and M. Leonard Caine. Jr. The measure -will be among- all those introduced in the special session of the Legislature asking for state aid grants. All other education bills will be heard Wednesday Warden Harry L. Carter will be unable to attend but expects Borough Atty. Joseph E. Talbot will represent him at the hearing. J. Nelson Judy, chairman pf the school 'building committee, is "uncertain 1 as to whether or not he will attend, and Ralph H. Bavier chairman of the Planning Commission will be unable to be pres- Naugatuck LS seeking financia assistance from the state in its current school building project A budget of J750.000 was set up 'for the construction of three schools with .a $700,000 bond issue having . in anticipation a $50,000 state aid grant. NO STATE FUNDS Hartford, Nov. 14— (UP)— Gov ernor Bowles warns that the .taio may go into the red during the present fiscal biennium by as much as $13,000,000 dollars because of dwindling sales tax returns. The governor discloses that he has been handed what he calls a. 'distinct and unpleasant surprise " by State 1 Tmx Commissioner Denni-= F. O'Connor. The surprise is a re^ port showing thai sales tax incom» during July, August and September of this year fell off 18 per cent from that in the correspond inr .three-month period in 1948. Ths drop was more than $1,000.000. If this trend continues, the gav- and Mrs. Olson, Mr. Emerson Sweet, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Messner, Mr. and Mrs. Miller Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Durette, Mr. and Mrs. Genie Dry, Mr. Hnd Mrs. John Hackett, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Benson Mr. and Mrs. William Brush, Mr. and Mrs. William Feltman. Frederick Trestrail, George KJ- lian, Robert Bair, Walter Roberts, Chester Roberts Joseph Carruba, Lydia Price, Marie Price, Clara Benson, Ida Schmitz, Olive Green- v.ood, Anna Leonhardt, Edna Gladding, Anna Austin, Thomas Horan. LaFave Injured In Automobile Crash Vernon J. LaFave. 28, of 218 South Main street is at St. Mary's Hospi- al where he is being treated for a head injury sustained last night when his head struck the windshield of a car in which he was •iding. Hospital officials said the car was operated by Howard Dunn, 72 Lewis street. No report of the accident has been received by Naug- uck or Waterbury police. ., . **• nun LIUTJU continues the «rov- At varmus intervals the public! ernor says, the state will take in elfare board, has been approached six and one-half million less hie fiscal year than anticipated—and (Continued on Paee Eight) Detroit Salesman Stricken Here, Dies Medical Examiner William E Hill reported today that Herbert J. Long of Detroit, Mich., a salesman for the Synthetic Division ~.f the U. S. Rubber Co., died of a. heart attack at about 12:45 p. mi at the plant. Dr. Hill was called to the plant shortly before 1 o'clock and pronounced Mr. Long dead. welfare boajrd. has been approached by different organizations seeking permission to use the former Gem theater. At this time the hall is not being used, but according to State Police Commissioner Edward J Hickey, who also is State Fire Marshal, the hall may be used by assemblages not exceeding 250 persons, providing it is not used for the showing of motion pictures. The reopening of the auditorium requires approval of local Fire Marshal Edward J, Weaving, who recently said that he had been approached by interested persons relative to reopening the hall. At that time he said that providing the issue came -up for action, he would request that he be accompanied in an inspection by the state fire marshal or his representative. Welfare Board To Act On Land Transfer To Guard Progress is reported in the matter of conveying borough owned property on Rubber avenue to the state of Connecticut for the purpose of constructing a National Guard garage and armory in Naugatuck. . jtf|pM General Joseph P. Nolan of the CNG was in the borough Saturday morning to inspect a tract of land on the southwest portion of Meadowbrook Home property and today stated that in his opinion the land is suitable for the proposed construction. The general said that the project must be under contract not later than Dec. 31, and that all formalities must be completed much in advance of this date. Warden Harry L. Carter and Borough Engineer Charles D. Curtiss were at the proposed site this morning, and at present Mr. Curtiss is laying out maps showing the »xact location of the garage site. The CNG desires land measuring about 250 feet in depth and between 600 and 700 feet in length for the construction of a garage, and eventually an armory and' drill' field. Board to Act The board of public welfare will act upon the transferral of land at its meeting tonight at 8 o'clock in the town hall, and it is expected it will transfer the land to the board of warden and burgesses with a recommendation that it be given the state. The state requires that any gift of land be free of any encumbranc- ics, and Borough Atty. Joseph E. Talbot has been instructed to make a title search and draw up deeds for the transaction. Warden Carter said today that complete title searches of the land were made when the borough sold some of the Meadowbrook property to the W. J. Megin, Inc., and it is his belief that a title search on the property now under discussion "will not be a very big job." During the previous transaction a cloud was removed from the property mt'tPIp !|gy( gieuj Hol( m'titl Ah Army engineers are expected at the site this week, providing the borough board at a special meeting tomorrow acts favorably on the transferral. After approval is given by the Army engineers, and all legal matters have been completed, both the governor and attorney general must approve the transactions. CANASTA . With The Advice Of An Expert WILLIAM E. McKENNEY NEA Card Authority Today In The Naugatuck News (Page 3)

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