PAC.F. 10—NAUGATUCK NEWS (CONN.). TIIUIlSnAY, NOV. 17, 1M» Sunday) by NADGATUCK NEWS CORP. NAJLTGATUCK. CONN. TlAepfamtM COS sad AH Department* Entered as «*cond clan matter at fh» port office In Naugatuck. Conn. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Ffcyabto In Advaao* 1 Month .. .tlJO 1 T««r . .. HvnAer: American Nrw«pap«r Pub. N. EL Dally N«w»p*p« Pufc. Conn. Newspaper PubU«>»r» An'n THCBSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, IMS The Why Of High Taxes Contemplating the almost < lievably heavy taxes imposed by all levels of government—federal, state and local—it is natural to ask: How was it ever possible to load such burdens upon the people? In theory this would be a baffling question to answer, but alter a little practical observation the answer presents itself. Take almost any public question that Involves the expenditure of money—tax money. On which side is the aggressive, enthusiastic, articulate Interest? On the side of the people who will be compelled to pay the taxes to support whatever program is proposed? Almost never. The drums are beaten by those who expect to profit, in one way or another — including prestige- wise— from the expenditure of public funds. The tax-spenders are noisy and vehement. They make themselves heard. They push and promote until they drive their program through almost by the sheer force of their outcry. The taxpayers are silent, bewildered, seemingly indifferent. They appear to take an almost fatalistic attitude toward the taxes that are being prepared for them. In a sense, a citizen is not overtaxed merely to pay for the mistakes of his government. He is overtaxed to pay for his own mistakes as well. He is taxed for the letter he failed to write to his legislator, for the hearing he did not attend, for the taxpayers' or trade association he declined to join when that association was fighting to protect him from unnecessary taxes. When the citizen grumbles futilely about unnecessary taxes, he accuses no one but himself. When he begins to act in union with others who feel a sense of the responsibility of citizenship, he will gain not only cheaper—but decidedly better—government. Coddling Serpents Behind the current drive of the 1 C.I.O. against allegedly pro-Communist unions, which is yet to achieve complete results, is some interesting history. The C.I.O., claiming a membership of more than 8,000,000, la 14 years old. It came into being when John Lewis quarreled with the parent organization, the A.F. L., over whether labor should be organized vertically (by industries) or horizontally (by crafts within an industry). Eight unions followed Lewis and the all-industry union came into being, a device now attacked by many as a stronger monopoly than any ever organized by business. The new C.I.O, needed vigorous organizing work. Communists had organizing drive and skill. They led the sit-down strikes and provoked violence. Initially Lewis accepted (horn »o completely that at a mass meeting he addressed in Mexico City in 1938 red flags were flourished. But in 1940 he repudiated Roosevelt and resigned the C.I.O. presidency. Years elapsed before the new C.I.O leaders began quarreling with the communists who had by that time risen to great power and influence. Now the C.I.O has come to the belated realization that the Communists are persistently anti- American and will, if allowed to go on, wrec^ the^hole American labor movement. Some sec in the ouster of the radicals a trend toward closer cooperation between labor and management. With labor having a constantly increasing stake in business as a going concern, labor can scarcely harbor people like Hnrry Bridges who has said that a)l management must be eliminated and enterprises run dictatorially. That Is a state of affairs which ultimately eliminates labor unions, too. 7,000 rubles. 1 That's about in filthy capitalist money (Moscow exchange). Entries will be judged by the art department of Moscow's Wg "Univcrmug' department stBfre. Decision to hold this contest followed press criticism last December of the quality of neckties offered for sale in Moscow stores. I<o, the power of the press, even in Sovietland! It would be easy to crack wise and point out that the press started hollering for better neckties away last Christmas. It would be easy to ask why those snail-paced Kremlin bureaucrats took until now to do something about it. But let's keep politics out of this. It is not «revealed whether designers are limited by contest rules. s or if they can submit a necktie of any color Just so long as it is red. It Is to be hoped that some profit-minded, capitalist-hearted traitor to'true art doesn't bob up with a hand-painted four-in-hand bearing a portrait of Uncle Joe. And a bow tie with Stalin's picture on one wing and Lenin's on the other! In a one-ballot town ilke Moscow, what other designs could win? Now that, Tovarich, would be a dirty, soup-stained shame. It would be an egg-spotted shame if they had some eggs. And they would have eggs, and indoor plumbing, and a two-party ballot and loud neckties like ours if it wasn't for this drab fact: In Moscow there are too many drab pictures of Uncle Joe and Great-uncle"Nick hanging around. Do You Remember? One Year Ago Herbert C. Phelan, a member of the Naugatuck High school faculty, was awarded a degree as doctor of Metaphysics from the College of Metaphysics, Indianapolis, Ind. Mrs. Edward Nolde was rc- oloctcd proHldnnl of the LudlcH 1 auxiliary, Ancient Order of Hi- bernians. 20 Tears Ago Superintendent of Charities Herbert Johnson was in Hartford on business. William Armerigan was in New York city attending the annual convention of the Hotel Men's association MODERN ETIQUETTE Q. What are the courses that make up a formal dinner? A. There are five or more courses. First, oysters or clams on tho half shell, or canapes, or other light relish; or grapefruit, fruit cup, or melon. Second, soup. Third, fish. Fourth, game or roast with two vegetables. Fifth, salad. Sixth, dessert, followed by fruit, nuts, candy, and coffee. Q. Is it all right to refuse a cigarette someone has offered you, if you prefer your own brand? A. Yea; but be sure to smile and say, "Thank you, I have some." Q. Who takes charge of the wedding fee for the clergyman? A. The bridegroom places it In an envelope and gives it to his best I man, who hands It to the clergyman after the wedding. People who comment on the rushing of the Christmas season take note that Bristol streets are already wearing lighting arrangements and a huge Season's Greetings sign:..and West Hartford also is all tinseled up... we agree it's a little previous. Mrs. Belle Conway of Tarrytown, N. Y., is visiting her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Conway on Frederick street... Mrs. C. IB very faithful about being here when son, Jack, directs the Playmakers In a show. Sportsmen take note.. .they say it pays to take the better half hunting, even though it might prove embarrassing. ..look what happened to two Canadians who took their wives on a hunting trip in Alberta... one of the wives shot a deer, and the other bagged an elk... the husbands?.. .they're still trying. Speaking of hunters. . .seems a couple of them went coon hunting the other night, ana at a very late hour one of them telephoned his wife to como after them... . cnroute she accidentally ran ov«r a rabbit, which was added to the four coons previously bagged. Jim. "Tinger" Heavens is putting in some miserable days with a very sore nose, due to an infection within said sniffer...he kids about the "blossom," but it's no joke, says he. , Tho Naugatuck Menu Chorus noon will announce lt« (fiK-nt art- l»t for the December concert... It's believed, to be a prominent Klrl NtiiKt-r with a nationally known orchestra. Wendell Bacon has returned to hltt duties at the pURgcnKcr station after a oouplo of day* on the sick list.. .he was down with a miserable cold but appears to be well on the road to recovery now. Service for Veterans office closes today and will' not resume operations until Monday, Nov. 28. ,. Mrs. Dorothy Wood, office administrator, is taking a part of her annual vacation during Thanksgiving week and will vis- It her son and daughter-in-law in Rochester, N. Y. CongratnlatlonH today to Mr. and Mrs. -Edward J. Alx-rn of North Main ntreet, who are celebrating their 35th wedding an- nlvorsary. . .Mr. and Mm. William ILong, 96 Woodland ntreet, observed their 2l»l recently. New Ties For Moscow Demands of the Moscow male for better neckties are being met. It says so in a Moscow dispatch and that is good, Tovarich. It proves something big and basic and important. Life may be drab in the Soviet Union these days, but when neckties become drab, too, then even the totalitariat — there's a nice word — cannot afford to Ignore public opinion. So the ministry of internal trade and ministry of light industry got together and announced a necktie contest, with 10 prizes for the best four-ln- hands and five prizes for the best bow ties. ^ lop award in each division la Rumors are around that the Republican 'town committee hriH como up with a couple names as possible candidates for the chairmanship.. .Mrs. Henry Erk says no meetings are scheduled in the immediate future.. .GOP bigwigs are working hard on one well- known party man to accept the post. About a dozen members of Cub Pack, No. 10, paid a visit to The News yesterday afternoon. ...Staffer Bill Leuchars showed the (youngsters through the plant. Watch for a big announcement by the Retail Division of the Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce in a couple of \vceks.. .It's still very hush-hush as all details are not yet completed. ;At the monthly meeting of the Retail Division Monday evening, Mike Tarnowskl offered about the surest solution for Inducing residents to do their Christmas shopping in Naugatuck... Mike suggested building a road block, on tho Naugatuck - Waterbury road... It's worth remembering when doing your shopping that local merchants support Naugatuck—and Naugatuck should support them. Bowl fever in Increasing throughout this great land... Army bus turned down a bid to the Orange Bowl... Nevada has turned down a bid to the Fruit Bowl...But the majority of other colleges which might be considered for post-season bowl games are being snouted by sponsoring committees.... Hardly seems possible that the football season will wind up In a couple of woolts.. .Seems but Just yesterday that it started. Charlie Alegi, Naugatuck High's star halfback, has scored - more than half of tho team's points this year... The squad has tallied 68 points In -jlght games and Chttrlln has <i\ of them on six touchdowns and olght extra points.'. .In tho last three gameH the Greyhounds have scored 42 points, with Cliurllo accounting for 30...How about that? An observer reports to us that Patrolman Ted Kllmaszcwskl, Ed Armonat and Henry Ploskl worked with the utmost speed and efficiency the other day on an emergency ambulance call. . .their mission wus In vain, however, due to conditions over which they had no control... the boya work fast in emergency cases, and may possibly bo able to give drivers of the Beacon Falls ambulance a few pointers when service starts there in a few weeks. Heard this question and wonder who has the answer.. ."where can a person find a GOOD cup of coffee these days?".. .the stuff costs cnounth but the flavor seems to have gone out the window. Glad to hear that Mrs. Oscar Anderson, 01 Fern street, has returned to her homo after spending two .weeks at Watorbury hospital where she was a surgical patient. Mrs. Fremont Tolles and Mrs. John J. Wrinn were among those attending a tea yesterday afternoon In Waterbury, sponsored by the Wntcrbury branch of the American Assoclatton of University Women. COMING EVENTS-! OUR DEMOCRACY byM.l SHIPSHAPE.IN THE /NAUTICAL SENSE, ^MEANS EVERYTHING TRIM AND ORDERLY. TO THE SHIPS CAPTAIN, IT MEANS AS WELL, THAT TO THE BEST OF HIS ABILITY, HIS SHIP ANO ALL ON BOARD, HIS CARGO, THE PROFITS OF HIS VOVAQC, HAVE BEEN MADE SECURE AGAINST ANY EMERGENCY. Look And Learn 1. What, did the following men have in common in U. S. history: ultcau, Czolgosz, and Booth 2. For what In the hand a unit of measurement? 3. What percentage of the land surface of the United States is desert? ' 4. What is the name of the largest artery in the human body? 5. What was the better-known name of the best-selling author, Mrs. John R. Marsh, who died recently? Answers 1. They were all assassins of U. S. Presidents. 2. Measuring- a horse, a hand is four inches. 3. About 22 per cent. 4. The aorta. 5. Margaret Mitchell, author of "Gone With the WJnd." KEEPING OUR FINANCIAL AFFAIRS "SHIPSHAPE" INVOLVES CARE IN PLANNING OUR. SPENDING-INITIATIVE AND FIRM DETERMINATION IN PROVIDING FOR THE FUTURE OP OUR FAMILIES THROUGH LIFE INSURANCE AND REGULAR.SAVINGS. WALTER WINCHELL In New York WAL.TJCK WINCH I5U/S column l» omlted today :m«l, for ihe rciriitlmlcr of this wisi-k, cliiu to the death of tho (oliimnlMl'H mother. Mr. Wlnclusll will rvNUino Itltt column In Monday'* News. Kenneth Rapieff Named M; C For Quartets Parade Kenneth RajplcfT .will bo maater of ceremonies at the first annual (Parade of Quartets of the Naugatuck Chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Eucourage- rnent of Bai'ber Shop Quartet Singing in America, It was announced today by Arthur Swah, president. The Parade will be held in the Naugatuck Higrh. School auditor- lunv Saturday evening, Nov. 26, with quartets from all fyer Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York participating. Mr, Tlapleff, a, nntlvo of Nnuga- tuck, Is now In charge of announcing »pc*lal events for th« Yankee Network at station WNAC, Boston. He moved to Bonton, May, IMS, after 32 yfiars in Bridgeport, Where he headed the announcing staff at station WICC, A former mejnibcr of tho NKWS staff and well known for his ability as an actor while at Naugatuck High school, Mr. Rtt^lcff's return to tho borough will bo wbl- comod by his many frlonda, Mr. Swan Haiti. IT'S a lasting gift that'a genuinely appreciated. Let us arrange a sitting for you before the annual rush begins. Special Today! 1—4x6 KISHMIR PORTRAIT Beautifully fl?rt f\f\ Mounted «fr£«W. 3 for $5 — Reg. $8 Value THIBODEAU 1'OB.TBAIT STUDIO Ncary Bldg. Tel. 3342 Household Scrapbook Curtains Window curlalna will kcop clean much longer If they arc dusted thoroughly each week. And, shake them before laundering. Soak in cool, soapy water for about a half hour, then wash in warm suds. Rinse thoroughly. Dry full Innjjth on <tho line if they are not to be placed on stretchera. rroitorves Place an asbestos mat directly over'the burner and under the pot in which preserves are cooking. You can then go 'ahead with other work and know that the preserves will not stick and burn. Wet Shoes Shoos that have become soaked in the rain should bo stuffed with paper and dried on their Bides-, away from the fire. Forty And Eight Plans Christmas Party At School William M. Brown Sr., of Milford, chairman of child welfare for Voiturc 328, the Forty and Eight, today announced plans for a Christmas party to be held at the Southbury Training School, South, Britain, Dec. 18. The Forty and Eight, better known as the fun-loving branch of the American Legion,is asking for contributions of sleds, skils, -skates and other outdoor --plav equipment "We aren't too particular about the condition of the items," Chairman Brown said, "as long as they are still usable. We'll naint them; make minor rejpalrs; 'and finish thorn to look like new. The mair. idea is to got them to Post 17'.s Legion Memorial home, on Cedar street, as soon as possible." He further urged' that donors attach a card with their names and ad- dr^sses to each article so that the gifts may be presented with prop- nr. recognition. At the party, members of the Forty and Eight, dressed In their colorful smocks, will put on a vaudeville f*hbw with professional ont.crtalncr.9 for the children of the school. Small glft» of fruit and candles will b e (presented to each child and as a jrrand finale (ho wlntor Hpord) nqulpmrnl will be given out. Mr. Brown pointed out tb<> noed for outdoor ftqulpmcnl (it the school, where «om« 1,400 unfortunate children.have ideal conditions for sliding, skiing and skating without equipment (» enjoy It. A« the ageH of the patientH ranjfc from babes-in-arms U> maturity, ull sizes of slodf. skates, nkls nnd toboggans can be put to good «*:. As .1 last request, Mr. Brown urged everyone to "look in your cellar and attic to sec if you haven't a forgotten sled for a forgotten child." V. S. TOP OIL CEVTEB Dallas—The;U. S. ia the leading jil-produclng .center in the world, with the Caribbean second and the Middle Bast third-. "We, THE MUSIC SHOP—" Nature is never Mrene, calm or placid for long! There is alwayn flux, motion and change—In everything! A conversation the other dajf forcefully brought tbece truth* to our attention. Mr. Connors, local manufacturer of fife* Wed by drain and fife corps all over'the world, phoned u* the other day. In the course of a friendly chat he told u*: -• "Some +0 year* ago, 1 had a music store near where THE MUSIC SHOP I* today. In my Kpare time I .trained a fife and drum, •band for thr Naugatuck schools, -*No .pay. of count* . . . One, day, a lad «ame Into my store to show off a pew trumpet hi* father had jiut bought in Waterbury. Would you believe It, my price was exactly one-half for the «une Instrument. Still I lost the nale. Why?" "Mr. Connors, maybe Waterbnry did a better job of advertising." (For "everything musical"—phone 5287). — Advertisement — NEW fNGUND'S LARGf,! TROLEUM STORAGE HRMIKAL BUNKER "0" Fuel Oil 4 -8? 100 C Per gallon F. O. B. Our Terminal Bridgeport, Conn. Thona . «• 6-3041 Mali* your ralod* natty ring . . . Dmt nWm with Aim POM* Salad DtMdng. fi\ rich wHtl Ma yolltt and DM tatod oil. dliHncHv*ly flavored) You1llov*AM>PoM MayonnalM, toe. 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