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Today's Chuckle Shopper—"Why, Mr. Ash, jou'ro bark again as floor-walker. I »<•«•. I thought you were a lumberman." A»h—.'You made the Mime mistake I did." VOL. LXIV, NO. 271 "Dedicated To Community Public Service" WKATIIKIl Variable cloudinemi uul wlthnomn sunshine this afternoon. Fair and colder tonight, temperatures fall- to ihc low 20'n. Tomorrow, fair and continued cool, the high about 45 TKMI»KBATI;RK RKPORT Midnight, :t4; :i n. m , 30; 0 o. m . 2K; V a. in., 33; noon, 46. ESTABLISHED 1886 Check Wreckage After 29s Collided In Skies FRIDAYY, NOVEMBER 18, 1949 Leased Wire Service of the United Presi 12 PAGES Wreckage of one of two B-2B noinhci-H thai collided inad-on five miles SJockfon. Calif.. Is Inspected by rescue workers. Or Z'l officers and me and four escaped in puruchute leups. Tin; crush .iccurrcd over tho Claim Woman Dragged From Mother'sHome A charge that Mic'hael, Salvatorc nnd Jost'ph Genova, brothers, all of Waterbury, "forcibly carried and dragged" Mrs. Mlchuol S.'tn- Anj:elo) Gcnova from the home of her mother last iMonday morn- Ing will be heard In Borough court, next Monday morning svhen the. thi'ee men are arraigned on charges of breach of the :peace. Mrs. San Angelo Hvia» at 50 Central avenue. Michael SanAngelo, father of Mrs. Genova, said lodny tha she find her two^year-ol<l baby wore ttikon from' h«r mother's home to Watebury under protest. Police Chief John J. Gormlcy said that Mr. SanAngelo's statement was correct, in? far n;i he know from the compJaint (lied Moi:-d!(i,y ju k v Mrs. SanAngelo. Warrants for the arrest of the three men were Issued Monday, with Salvatore and Joseph arrested that day by Captain Anthony A. Malone and Sgt. George Smith. Michael surrendered In polica Wednesday. The three 'ire free under bonds of $2,. r )00 each for appearance In c:>url Monday morn- ins; A Prisoner? Mr. Son Angelo said that, since. Monday telephone calls huve buen received from his daug-h/tciNin which she told him that .she wanted to return to her mother's home but that her hut-band would not lei. her leave. Mnr. SnnAngolo has also received phorit calls in which she haw boon threatened with a. beating by the three if she presses charges- Mr. SanAngelo suid. He also stated that Mich.-iel Genova tcl'd Mrs. SanAngelo in a telephone conversation that he would return Mrs. Gonrnvi, and their baby if charges wore dropped. According to Mr. SanAngelo, his £*J itjhter was taken from the nouse by force Monday mornlntf while she wns alone with her baby and her 82-year-old Rrn.imtomoth.er. Her Jfl-ycar-old brother wan ulno preBcnt during part of tho disturbance, Mr. SanAngclu »alc!, having returned to the house for his re- rort card after leaving-for school. Mrs. Genova's grandmother became hysterical after (.he disturbance, Mr. SanAngelc said. Ho reported the elderly woman is in ill health and wa« unable to aid her ifranddaughtcr. •Mr. SanAr.celo also, stated that he was "1,'ivcn a beating" by the "Genova brothers" about three years affo when he obj.ested to Michael dating his daughter. Mr. SanAnjrelo and Mrs. San Angelo arc represented by Attv Henry S. Marlor, Jr. Since the arrest of the two brothers Monday, police have declined comment on the" case and the reason for the hi«h bonds set in each case for breach of the peace charfrco. Chief Gormley was Presented with statements jpado by Mr. SanAntfclo to the NKWS today .and aald details were th>> same ns civen in Mr, RanAnerelo's con) h.int to police Monday. | Beacon Falls Card Purty A public card party will be held ton:ghl in the United Church h-iU at 8 o'clock, under the sponsorship of Rock Rlmmon Granue. Proceeds from the party will be added to the fund being raised for tl>? future .construelion of a Grange hall. Mrs. Rose Travers is chairman, resisted by Mrs. Fred Ardry find Mrs. Freda Jones. Refreshments will be In charge of Miss Clara Hawkins, Livia Sabia, Ray Sullivan and Mary Ann Thibodeau. Tickets will be on sale at the door. Those uttcnding are asked to bring carcla. Louis H. Hall Dies Suddenly In New York Borough Native Was Member Of N. Y. Law Firm I<ouis Harrison Hall of New York City and New Canaan, brother of Edward C. Hall of 3 Orchard terrace, and a i>artner in the New York law firm of Putney. Tworn- bty, Hall & Skldmore, died n( u heart ailment yesterday In his city apartment at the age of 74 years. Born in Naugatuck. Mr. Hall was the aon of the late B. C., and Ado- lalde Smith Hall. He attended Wil- brahnm academy, and wa.s graduated in 1S97 from Amherst College, juid In 1900 from Columbia Law rrhool. Upon graduation he became associated with the law firm of Putney, Twombly & Putney, and in 190S •was made a partner of the firm. Mr. Hall specialized In corporation law. He was a vice-president, a director nnd a member of the executive commitlee of the International Salt Co.. general counsel and director of Botany Mills. Inc., am! a director of Bishop McCorm'v.k 4 Bishop nnd J. F. Douglas & Co.. Inc. He formerly served as an associate judge of the New Canaan town court. He was i member nf the American, atate and city bar associations, the Ma-sons and Psi Upsllon fraternity. He also belonged to several clubs. Surviving besides his brother is his widow, the former Georgianna Coyle; a son. Louis H., Jr.. Stamford; two daughters, Mrs. Virginia H. Webb of New Canaan and Mrs. Adelaide H. Mclnitosh of Dover, N. H., and eight grandchildren. iihovc a fog-shrouded valley near •n aboard the planes, 1H werd Itlllnd California delta farmlands. (Int.) Many Sites Considered For Project Housing Authority Meeting Tonight In Town Hall Several sites fur the projected new moderate rental housing program in Naugatuck will be studied tonight at a meeting of the Naugatuck Housing Authority at 7:30 o'clock in the town hall, with T.- Rex Bchrmun, chairman, in charge. Mr. Behrnmn declined to dlHclOBo the location of the various proposed sitCH. The authority also will take under consideration approval of applications from residents desiring occupancy of units in the Nauga- wam development, and IH expected' lo Htudy applicants for the 11 dwelling to be completed In January. Employment Office Open Toes., Wed. Dae To Holiday William W. I>avlson. examiner- In-cha-ge of the Waterbury Unemployment Compensation Office, announced today that tho Naugatuck office of the department and the Connecticut State Employment Service, will be ctpen next Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 c. m. to 3 p. m. The office, located in the Tuttle i?chool, usually operates Tuesday and Thursday, but will be closed Thursday due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Mr. Davlson said. Hospital Bulletins Fire Lieut. John Phillips. Woodbine street, is reported in "fair" condition today at St. Mary's Hospital where he underwent surgery yesterday for the second time since being admitted nearly two weeks ago. CANASTA . With The Advice Of An Expert WILLIAM E. McKENNEY NEA Card Authority Today In The Naugatuck News (Page 3) Raymond McNamara Succumbs At 46 In N. Y. Hospital Raymond Mc.Namara, 46, 'of 363 Millville avenue, died yesterday In Metropolitan Huspltal, New York City after a brief Illness. A. life-long rosidunt of Naug-a- luck, he WIIH burn here In 1903. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth McNamara; four sons, Robert, Raymond, John and Roger; four daughters, Patricia, Betty Ann, Audrey and Marilyn; a sister, Mrs. Dorla Allan, nil of Naupaluch; four brothers, Frederick and Robert of Waterbury and Leo und George of Naugatuck and several nieces und nephews. Funeral services will be held tomorrow murning nt 7:30 o'clock from the C. H. Green Funeral Home, (HI Terrace avenue to Bt. Francis' church where a high Mans will be celebrated at 8 o'clock. Burial will be In St. James' Cemetery. 'Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and evening from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 o'clock. Robert E Mooney Dies Suddenly Robert E. Mooney, 50, died suddenly this morning at his East Waterbury road home. Dr. William 13. Hill, medical examiner, said that death was due to a heart attack, A native of Naugatuck, Mr. Mooney was born Aug. 19, 1890, the son of the late John J. and Sarah Mooney. lie had been employed at the U .S. Rubber Co. until his retirement nine years ft^o. Mr. Mooney is survived by his wife, Navida (Poulln) Mooney, two daughters, Mrs. M. J. Csaplicki and Miss Felice Mooney; two sons, Emmett R. and John J. Mooney and a grandchild, all of Naugatuck; a sister, Mrs. Carroll Madlgan, Naugatuck, nnd a brother, John J. Mooney of Ansonia. Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock from the Buckmiller Funeral Home. 22 Park place, to St. Mary's Church, for a solemn high Maas of requiem at 9 o'clock. Burial will be in St. James' Cemetery. Friends- may call at the funeral home tomorrow evening from 7 to 10 and Sunday afternoon and evening from 2 lo 5 unil 'from 7 to 10 o'clock. — Tiifcn no chnnci's on Hiiililnn wlnn-r weather. l,«t KrlrkKon Motor n. is« Kii.ihcr Ave., >vint«il«j roiir cor now. —Ailr. Around The World In Brief (By United Vr«««) NUPTIALS HELD St. Louis—Vlc<v!'r«Hldinit Burk- Iry and th<- fiirmer MTB, Carillon tlutllpy an; man and wife. The attractive HH-jeur-old willow and tbe 7l-yeur-old widower l< ft St. Joint's Muthodlat church '•\ St.. Louis for a reception following a simple Hln^Ie-rlng ceremony wl(ni;xH«d only by their JamillcH. newsmen and secret iter- vlc« men. The most famoun noiv- lyw«Hl8 In thtt nation panned thrnuKh crowdn outside the ehiireh. Later, they will leave f'>- a honeymoon at a place the bridegroom calls "Shanghai-Lit." oOo OBDJ3K TRIAL New York—Former government Klrl Judith Coplon and her onetime Russian boy frlond, Valentin Onblluhnv,. havu boim ur- dered to stand trial on charges of conspiring to spy. But In making the ruling, Federal Judge Sylvester Ryan put off the proceedings until next TuoaUay. OCX)-— HEAItCH CONTINUES Hamilton, Iteruinaa—The march /or the 20 airmen in the Bermuda crash has narrowed to an urea northeast of the Inland where a plane reported sighting a reil flan- last night. A Canadian aircraft carrier and Nuorex of our planes ar« bucking rough weather and poor vinlblUty In hopes of finding the fliers. SHARP CUTBACK Washington—The Navy has announce a sharp .cutback in Its air arm to keep within tho budget reductions ordered by Defense Secretary Johnson for all branches of the armed services Twenty-eight naval and seven Marine squadrons are to be decommissioned within tho next four months. PRICE FIVE CENTS Jury To Decide Affections Suit Of Southbury Man Boston, Nov. 18--(UP)—A U. S. District Court Jury haw been naked to decide whether a pretty Australian girl's affections were stolen by a middle-aged couple or destroyed by her own husband. The $5,000 alienations of affection HUit was brought by the husband, 38-year-old Daniel B. Texcira of Southbury, Conn. It was given to tho 12-man jury this morning on the third day of a trial before Federal Judge George C. Sweeney. In his Instructions to the Jury tho judge said ho would confine himuelf to the law Vn question and not don! wJth the facts. He »ald It IB obvious that someone was not telling the truth. In flnitl arguments, opposing COUHHCI differed widely aa to what broku up the marriage between rexleru and his wife Thelma. Texeiru's counsel maintain that the, defendants, Mr. and Mrs Peter i>« Sllva of Lawrence, Mass • "wrongfully Invaded" hi g client's rights and persuaded hlu wife to divorce her husband. The De Silva's counsel said there la no doi|>t someone alienated Mrs Texelra's affections. Dennis McDermott, Infant, Succumbs Dennis John McDermolt two-day old son of Dennis and Helen <Na- lilerkowski) McD.ermott, of 130 Prospecl utroet, died this morning nt St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbm-v In addition to his pat-ens ho In survived by his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Catherine Naplerkow- ski, of Went field, Mass. Private funernl services wore held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Kitzgcrald Fune!»l Home 240 North Main street. Burial was In St. James Cemetery. Deaths MOONKY—Robert E., 69, of Ifia-it Waterbury road, Naugaluck. In this city Nov. 18, 1940. Funer.i.l Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock from the Buckmillor Funeral Home, 22 Ptirk place, to St. Fri-n- cln' Church at 9 o'clock. Burl.il in St. James 1 Cemetery. Friends - may call at the funeral homo tomorrow from 7 lo 10 and Sim- day from 2 to 5 and from 7 lo 10 o'clock McNAMARA — Raymond McNnrn- ara, 46, of 363 Millvf.lle avenue, Naugntuck. In New Cork City Nov. 17, 1949. Funeral tomorrow morning at 7:30 o'clock fsom the C. H. Green Funeral Home, 06 Terrace avenue, to St. Francis' Church at 8 o'clock. Burial in St. James' Cemetery. ' Friends may call at the funeral honi3 this afternoon und evening from 2 to D and from 7 to 10 o'clock. —See "Bill" olilakowHM at th» City Package Store lor nil your llcjiior etiiis. Cull 4801 l»r (|«leL '"Ihrery.— Philip E. Rice Elected Red Cross Chapter Chairman; Schmuck Retires New Red Cross Chapter Officers ^Ai.Hir I U.'S l rt«™ k BC " Cr " HH '"** "' Bht ' ll>;ct " d •>'«««;"» shown above. Left to right arc MISS SOPHIE BROWN, Hecrctnry; PHILIP E. RICK, chairman; JOHN II. SCHMUCK, retiring ehalr TENDKN VW.H», W '™ M "°' K8 ', '=»«'»"»« of the nominating. comn,lttc« and HAROLD K^ CmT- TENDKN, vico-chalrnwn, Mr. Chlttenden wa» predated a pin 1,. Irlliut,, to hl» S«-year s of uctlvlly In the clmptor. Mr. Schmuck served a» eh ipter ehiilrman for the pa»t six y«ar». Waterbury Area Prudential Insurance Agents Approve New Contract Waterbury, Naugatuck and Torrington agents of the Prudential Insurance Co. are affected by a new contract approved yesterday by thu company und Local 24,4*3 Of the National Federation of insurance Agents Council, AFL, which provides a wage, Increase of $7.24 a week. A contract al«o pro- ';idCB vacation allowanceo runginf; from $125 to $138 for each agent, to be paid immediately. Before becoming effective, the contract must bo ratified by each local in 35 states and Washington, D. C., covering 10,000 agents. Ac•lording to S. E. Rlcciardi pre.ii- d«nt of the Waterbury local, tho contract If ratified, will be <j/7uo Uvfi from Sept. 19, 1849 to Dec. 1, 1951. The wage increase will involve an outlay by tho company of tioven million dollars annually, with this vacation allowance)) to total two million dollars. Trade School The Waterbury Board of Finance yesterday hoard a recommendation 'hat the proposed wtato trade school be built on Scovlll Mfg. Co. property In Reldvlllo. The school is to be built in the city by the state on land to be provided by tho city, to nerve Waterbury, Naugatucit and other surrounding communities. It will cost about. $1,300,000. The land recommendation was made by the Site Committee of the Chamber of Commerce Education Committee with the entire matter discussed In executive session. The committee said thu Scovlll Co. will sell thu RuUlvlllii property fur $•13,000, Including '1(1.82 acres and a house which might be used. School Safe Offir.iais of the Waterbury Fire and Education departments report that fire protection facilities at Sprague school arc In complete contormance with all local and atatc regulations. It. wan reported by a resident Wcdnewday night at a meeting of the Waterville and Fairmount Community clubs that, a fire at Sprague would endanger the lives of 250 pupils because of second floor conditions. New Effort A panel of the State Board of Mediation and Arbitration will resume efforts Sunday afternoon to nettle the dispute between the CIO Progressive Metalworkers Council and the Manufacturers Foundry Co The dispute is based on a 12-cent hourly wage cut made by the firm July 25, resulting in a work jjtop- P'tgo. Tower Earnings The Connecticut Light & Power Company's net earnings for tho 12-month period ending Oct. 31 amounted to $5,157,973, or the oqulvalent of $3.81 a share on 1,355,115 shares ot- common stock. The earnings for the previous 12 months amounted to $3.48 a sliaro on the 1,305,000 then outstanding. Total operating revenue for the period this year amounted to $39..192.823 and, compared with $37770,168 the previous year, showed an Increase of 4.7 per cent. I Reception | A reception for Stasys Lozoraltis, I chief of Lithuanian diplomatic corps and minister to Rome, will be held tomorrow evening at the Hotel Elton, Watorbury. A special riullo program will be broadcast from 930 to 10 o'clock uvor station WWCO. Also appearing on the program will bo Anlootas Simutla of New York, Lithuania's general consulate attache, nnd Povllan Kadoikla, Lithuanian minister to Washington. A musical program and will be presented. 1'uolliil Held A Waterbury man faces n. au- perlor court trial In Ntow Haven on six charges. Thirty-six-year-old Gino Paolini is hold under $25,000 bond. He la charged with four I counts of theft, one count of theft of a motor vehicle and ono count of attempting to escape custody. Puollnl was arrested by a rookie policeman several weeks a.go. Officer PaBquulo Mlnglone, Jr. suld Paolini thrust the neck of a liquor bottle into his Bide and tried to convince him it was a gun. Min- glone attracted the. attention of other officers and Paolini brought to headquarters. Water Supply Water' In Waterbtiry'a pitch reservoir IB continuing lo drop at tho rate of four incheu per week, Water superintendent Julius A. Nido told tho BojLi-d of Public Works. Tho water supply IH decreasing despite the replenishing of tho reservoir with water which 1« being pumped from tho Shepaug Rcser- volrH, be Maid. I-lowovor, beioro the pumping started, the dally decrease was 15 Inches. The two pumps in operation at tno reservoir pump some 5,000,000 gallons dally into the Shepaug Tunnel, which then carries it to Pitch Reservoir. Pitch provides water for the high service system in Wal« rli ury. B-2I» (HASH Tampa, Flo.-—A B-29 took five, alrmnn to their death' this morn- Ing shortly after leaving Tamjpa, to join tho searcti for unother supcrforl. which went down off Bonmuiu. Tho search piano fii-noned In flames while trylnr to return to the Tam\pa airport after its number four engine caught tiro. Four men .survived the crash. Park Board} To Inspect Equipment An inspection of equipment used by the Waterbury park department will be made by the Naugatuck board of park commla«loners r.oxt Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, nc- . cording to plans discussed yestcr-1 dny afternoon at the regular monthly meeting of the board in the Town Hall court room. John H. Broen, chairman of the hoard, announced board member.! and Superintendent of Streets Leo J. Brophy will inspect the Wn'.er- bury equipment in an effort to ascertain the amount of machlnely needed' by the local group in Its work. The purchase of a tracor w.is tabled until after the Inapcetion lour. The iboard voted to request the borough engineer to drnw up ti mnp of the area around the high Hehool und horseshoe on the Green, showing distinctly the boundaries of school department, and park bourj j proper!IOH. The bonrd also desires a mup of the entire .borough showing all property under its jurisdiction. A list of all insurance policies on unrk board properties also will be obtained by the board. Distribute Sand For Icy Sidewalks Superintendent of Streets Leo i'. B.'ophy announced today that nund will be distributed to borough rn.wi- dcnls Monday. The sand Is to ho used on icy sidewalks during the winter, ho i.'sid, and will be distributed to sill parts of the borough. He reminds residents to use small containers lor the sand because of its weight. Containers- left In front of home.-f Monday will be filled by street de- •purtment employes. Births F1TKGKRALD — Waterbury HOK- pltal, Nov. 18, a son lo Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fitzgerald, Glenbrook Garden apartments. Mrs. Fitzgerald is the former Ann Gannon. TAMOSATTIS — Waterbury~'J?7i > pltal, Nov. .13, « firsl dautfhl.Bf; Margaret Susan, to Mr. and Mrs. Anthony R. Tamosallls, Christian road, Oyford. Mrs. Tamosaitis is the former Helen Margaret Zonas of Naugatuck. WARANOWICZ—Waterbury Hospital, Nov. 15, a second child ond second son, Robert Dana, to Mr, nnd Mrs.' Walter Waranowjcz, Goodyear avenue, Mrs. Waranow- icy. is the former Alice Wahl- Btrom. Legislators In Recess (By United Prow) Connecticut legislators have n long weekend to think about the Issue of state aid for school build- Ing. After two weeks of a special seslon, the lawmakers arc «til] deadlocked on the issue. The Republican controlled House and Democratic Senate are in recess untu Tuesday. The Senate made an attempt to meet yesterday but failed because of a lack of quorum. Car Looted Within Sight Of Station Waterbury, Nov. IS—(IT P)-~ Within sight of Police hoadquart- otw, a thief looted a locked automobile today and took two fur i:oals valued at $B75. They belonged to Mrs. Andrew Knott who parked her car in O.P alley about 300-yards from police headquarters. —Simclnl delivery N errlre IK i >>y lliitlley'H In Wntertiiirr lor Nnnun- tlii'k viiHtmiirri,. wb« wish to Imy np- lilliini'PK iiiul limilturii at Iliullcj's ialr lirluoH.—Adv. New Chairman Commends Retiring- Official On Job Well Done; New Directors Listed Philip E. Rice, of Park avenue factory manager of Naugatuck Chemical Co., was unanimously elccled chairman of the Naugatucit Chapter, American Red Cross at the charter's -annual meeting 'la-u night In the Tuttlc Music Shed Ho succeeds John H. Schmuck. who retired last night after heading tho chaffer for the past six yenr^. In accepting the position. Mr nice said, "I appreciate the confidence you have shown In me by electing me chairman. I am w-ll aware of the responsibility which has been glv«n me nnd hope that I will receive the cooperation nnd <;nn turn In as fine a record as has Mr. Schmuck." In speaking of Mr. Sohmuck, Mr. Rice Sftld, "he; has Riven unselfishly and unsparingly of his time and efforts toward making the Navig.i- tuck Chapter the fine organization •that it is today." Other Officer* Other officers elected, also unanimously, were: William r; Boles and Harold E. Chlltcndcnl vlco-chalrmoi); Miss Emily Soi-M.i Brown, secretary; and Frank \V. ICaton, treasurer. Elected as new directors wore. Mrs. Malcolm Wilson, three years; Mrs. Wlllard B. Soper, three year^; John Doran. three years; Dr. E. E. Williams, three years; Lawrence Matzkln, three years; Miss 'Barbara Stone, one ycnr; and Charles K. Brust one year. Reclectcd os directors for thrtc? voaru were: Mrs. Hlldlng Olnon MI-H. Edgar Wyatl. Mrs. MahUm Rears, John J. Raytkwich. Robert Brodie and Joseph P. Donahue. Other members of the bonrd of directors nrc: Mrs. Charles K. Spencer, III. Mrs. Clarence Aust'n Earl C. Shedd. Paul O'Brien, Miss Mary Brazis, Mrs. I>o t,. Tvlec. Mrs. Rice, John J. Cnrr. Mrs. Mnr- Ifnrot Eaton Bergcr. Edward J. Worlhlnpton, Mrs. Carl Elmer Anderson, Mr. Spencer. Joseph C. Ri'vlkwich, Wnrold G. Kazan Jl.in nnd Henrv Cleslew«ki. Mr. Rchmuck will remain with the chapter BH a director. All present officers nrc nlso members of the board of directors. The names of officers and «1i- rectors elected were submitted by p. nominating committee consisting of Mr. Boies, Mlas Brown and Mr. Chlttenden. The nominations wero> read by M|HS Irene Squqires and CB no other candidates were nominated. the secretary was instructed to cast "one ballot for nil Shedd Named Mrs. Charles R. Anderson, chnp- ler executive secretary, announce.l today that Mr. Shedd, first aid and iiccldent prevention chairman for the past I wo yearn, has been named Safety Service Chairman. He will be osnlstcd by three sub- chairmen. Frnnk Flcco, accident prevention; Thomas Scjilly. wat.-r wifely: and William Dickens in. first aid. It was announced at the meeting that Mr. ChltU-nden has rf- •siRncd ns Junior Red Cross chairman, effective Nov. 1. He was presented with a certificate of appre- clalion in recognition of Kervi<— ?K performed and a 30 year pin for more than 30 yenrs of service to the Red Cross. Mrs. Andersen snld that no puccessor has as yet been named. Also awarded a pin and certificate of appreciation for long service to the Chapter wa« Mrs. Charles Booth, who for a number of years was chairman of the Bethany Auxiliary. The awards were ijlvcn to Edward Worthlngton. present Chairman of the Bethany Auxiliary. to present to Mrs .Booth who was unable to attend laat The meeting' opened with the Invocation by the PU.-V. Wlllard B. Sopcr, pastor of the Congregational Church. Three musical selections, "Loyal and True," "Parade of the Brownies" and "The Prayer of Thanksgiving," were played by the Salem school orchestra under the direction of Milton Berkowlc*. director of instrumental music in the public schools. String En««mbln A string ensemble of grammar school students Alice Waskowicz. Ruth Glazer and Shirley Hupprlch. acomponicd by Barbara Burtnett. Naugatuck High school student, on the piano, played "Andante" from Beethoven's 7th symphony. Fololwing the reading of the minutes of the 1048 meeting by Miss Brown, Mr. Eaton presented the financial report for the year. The report Is as follows: Financial 1 It-port Balance on hand at the start of the year, $1,822.70; 1948 fund campaign, $22,288.80. less $5,928.62 to the national organization, leavlnr $16,359.98 for the local chapter. Other Income amounted to $3,700. plus $1,000 donated from the U. S. Rubber Co. for public health nursing. (Continued on Page Five) —iBunrr roar child'* lirtlth tbl* wto- tar. Call K»nn. o04l todiy lor Great Oak Farm imitucrlicd milt— A«T.

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