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PAGE 10—NACGATUCK NEWS (CONN.). WKDNKSDAY, NOV. te, Bridgeport Still Top Unemployment Area In Conn. Hartford, Nov. 16—(UP)—The State Labor Department reporu that Bridgeport continues to lead the state in the number of claims for unemployment insurance. There are 8,135 claims now on file from Bridgeport Hartford has 4978, Waterbury 4,624. New Britain 2,918, Stamford 1,793. Meriden 1,517 and New London an even 1,50ft Unemployment claims from Danbury total 1,337. Ansonia, $1,**2, Middletoiv-n 1,208, Norwalk 1,300 and Torrington 1,010. NEW CABINET MEMBER AND FAMILY Housing Authority Position Filled Hartford, Nov. 16 — (UP) — The State Housing Authority has filled another job. John A. Banks has been appointed a managing adviser in the moderate rental division. The job pays 94,200 a year. Banks is secretary-treasurer of the Greater Hartford CIO Council. by;- TOWLE "- • GORHAM - • LL'XT • WALLACE • INTERNATIONAL • WHITING Lay Away Now For Christmas Easy Terms William Schpero Jewelers 162 CHUKCH STREET UNDERSECRETARY Of THI INTERIOR Oscar L. Chapmen is a!, s:v.ilcs as he poses with his wile, and son, Jimmy, 5, in his V.'csii:.;~.u>n ollice, after being Informed that President Truman had appointed him Secretary of, the Interior. Chapman succeeds Julius A. Kri;.-., ^vhoie resignation becomes effective on December 1. (Inteniaticmui Soundphoto) In 'Near Miss' Copt. W. Kumrichousa PHOT of plane on which Vice-President Alben Barkley was a passenger, Capt. William Humrichouse (above) has revealed that the craft recently came within fifty feet of a collision with a blimp over the Pentagon Building, Washington, D. C. Berkley's plane was coming in for a landing at the airport, en route Irom Paducah, Ky. (International) Bridgeport Real Estate Man Dies Bridgeport, Nov. 16—(UP)—A widely known Bridgeport real estate developer is dead. Joseph J. DuCoty was Instrumental in the development of Lordship Manor in Stratford. He was a native of Norfolk. RockviDe GOP Names Candidate For Mayor Rockville, Conn., Nov. id— (UP) — The Republican candidale for mayor of Rockville is Wirifred A. Kloter. The former alderman defeated two other candidates in a city wide caucus by a wide margin. First color photographs were made by James Maxwell, a Scotch physicist, in 1861. r,Espotans Ko Nasly Taste • Tablet Form • Easy Id Tiki Mez/io's Offers:— Dompleu Brake Service, Wheel Alignment anil Wheel Balancing, Front Euil Repairing, Radiator lleverse Fluahlli, Exide - CAMELS CAN TRAVEL FOR WEEKS WITHOUT WATER? I. Fad. According to Webster's New International, this word means c form of lung disease resulting from inhaling fine silicate or quartz dust, 2. Fiction. Even the hardiest variety can travel no more than five days without water. You can travel thousands of miles in a few seconds without any discomfort — with a long distance telephone call. And the cost is so small, too. It's even less after 6 p. m. on weekdays and anytime on Sunday. See these low rates listed inside the back cover of your ^telephone book. Isn't there someone "special" who would like *o hear your voice — tonight? IMF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND TELEPHONE Highway Commission Urges Motorists To Prepare For Winter November always ushers in the winter season in Connecticut, a anowbelt state, and imotorlsts are urged, in a bulletin issued by the I ligrhway Safety Oommissliony, to prepare cars and trucks now and not be caught unaware by a sudden storm, such as seems indicated iby the leaden skies prevailing of late. "Fcee the threats of the winter months ahead with confidence that your motor vehicle, whether a. passenger car or truck, is in proper shape for the special hazards which .winter brings to Connecticut drivers and to New England as a section," states the bulletin. "Hellpi prevent accidents tc your own vehicle and others, reduce the congestion caused by traffic tieups when vehicles cannot move on slippery surfaces, toy having your car or truck checked now for essential equipment and : to ensure proper conditions to meet the special demands of winter travel" The bulletin urges car owners to have brakes checked to make sure they are equalized and functioning; headlights examined and old units replaced; windshield wipers tested; exhaust systems carefully inspected for defects to guard against defects permitting gases to escape into the truck cab or car interior; electrical system checked for proper insulation and tight connections to griard against moisture causing short circuits; and a thorough Checkup of tires. Under certain road conditions, the bulletin stressed, chains are essential to ensure traction, to give the wheels a grip to move the vehicle whether it be a truck or passenger car. Under severe snow and ice conditions, tire chains reduce braking distances and afford reasonably safe control of cars when drivers compensate for prevailing hazards. 'DRUCIE' SNYDER AND HER BEAU Passenger Casing Shipments Decrease During September New York, Nov. 17—'Manufacturers' shipments of passenger casings declined seasonably in Sep- I tember to 5,821,679 units from the August total of 6,779,736 casings, The Rubber Manufacturers Association, Inc., announced today, in its regular monthly report. Production of passenger casings dropped about 10 per cent to 4,060,533 units cotr.ipiared with 5,538,251 in the previous month. Inventories 'of passenger casings were also down about 10 per cent to 7,123,460 units, as compared with 7,925,593 at the end of August. Shipments of truck and bus «casings declined 9 per cent in Sep- tember to 897.283 units, against 988,205 the month twfore.l Production was down to 044.0311 ciisings from 690,MS in August, a.1 drop of about 7 per cent. Manufac- J turers' Inventories of truck and bus casings totalled 1,812.905 units,' as against 2.0M.067 at the end of ] the prior month. Automotive tirae shipments werp off about 11 1-2 to . r >.84),983 units from 6,603,353 units during the month of August. Production of tubes also declined about 5 per cent to 4,902,319 from 5,169,382 in the previous month. READING CONGRATULATORY telegrams in Washington following the announcement of. their engagement are Edith Cook "Drucie" Snyder daughter of Treasury Secretary John Snyder, and her fiance, Maj. John Ernest Horton of Wichita, Kansas. Horton is assigned to the Defense Department No date has been set for their weddine. (International) Assn. Meet Next Month In Willimantic 'Storrs—The 1949 annual meeting of the Connecticut Vegetable Growers' Association will be held in Willimantic on December 15 and 16. Growers from all parts of the state will gather at the State Armory ther.e to hear President Robert Reinhard of Cheshire give i the welcoming address at 10 a. m. on the morning of the 16th, to be followed by two days of reports, discussions, demonstrations and the election of officers. Growers who plan to attend the annual meeting should make their hotel reservations as soon as possible, warns E. C. Minnum, vegetable Specialist with the Agricultural Extension Service at the University of Connecticut. Min- num says hotel accommodations are limited in Willimantic, and all grower.? planning to stay overnight should write for reservations at once in order to be sure of getting a roorri. 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 (0 Sto re WEST MAIM Tun* In HENRY 1. JAILOR, ABC N.l»o,t, «... Moodc ^\\m, Js\m •}>/»"" ItJittts price Mff° n happiness ? IS-- TUST what do you see in this hand- J some, tidy-sized Buick SPECIAL pictured here?. The smartest bit of automobile styling on thte road today? The standout beauty of tapering fenders —the sturdy protection of a wholly new front-end design?, The prestige that's in the Buick name—the solid, road-wise steadiness Buick has always stood for? Tfour chance to get in on the perfect smoothness of Dynaflow Drive*— this being the lowest-priced car on which that sensational new transmission is available?, *Of liana/ at extra cost. When better automobiles are built mill build them '."','•»; ,'/:?•< They're all there, every one of those things. And for a good reason that may go a bit beyond the usual idea in designing an automobile. For, a long while ago, we graduated from the idea that a motorcar is merely a means of getting about. The way you travel is pretty important too. The lift that's yours in knowing there's no prettier picture anywhere on the highways. The "kick" there is in a power plant that's lively and eager and always ready to get in on the fun. The comfort that's found in all-coil springs, a husky, steady-traveling understructure, cushions that are deep and soft and wide enough to let you spread yourself a bit. Even that extra swelling of the chest that conies from owning a car you know everyone respects and admires. In a word—your happiness. It's never out of our mind in planning this car—nor.in making very sure each dollar of cost gives you the greatest possible benefit. That's why we rather proudly ask you to go see—and try—this Buick SPECIAL. It's priced like a six, in spite of the fact that like all Buicks, it's a big-powered Fireball valve- in-head straight-eight. And we honestly believe that it puts a lower price tag on your motoring happiness than any other car you can buy today! See your Buick dealer and find out about that. COMPANY HUNT BUICK INC. 80-82 SOUTH MAIN ST. NAUGATUCK, CONN.