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TAGE 4—NATTGATUCK NEWS (CONN.), FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 1949 NEWS Collegiate Grid Poll Enters Semi-Final Week Sports Dept. Leads Pack By Five Games The NEWS weekly collegiate grid poll enters the semi-final week of the 1949 season, with what appears to be only a two-department race for first place. Sports Department is in the top spot, holding a five-game edge over the Advertising Department. Fifteen games back of Sports is the Composing room, too far back to be conceded more than an outside chance. Advertising has rallied in the past four weeks, picking up four games during that period. However, the Admen will have to do much better in the last two weeks in order to take over the lead. This week the experts disagree on, 14 of the 25 games chosen. Sports and Advertising are in agreement on all but five games. Victories for the Admen in those five games could throw the race into a tie going into the final week. W. L. Pet. Sports 142 48 .747 Advertising 137 53 .716 Composing 127 63 .688 Editorial .128 64 .663 Circulation 118 72 .621 Marlor 119 51 .700 Dillon 62 28 .689 C? 3 s 5 Arkansas ... Wm * Mary 24 27 14 14 14 21 7 12 21 7 27 7 14 12 Boston U. St. Bon. . 27 14 28 31 12 6 7 13 14 33 36 0 7 7 Columbia Brown ... .7777 28 27 21 20 777 21 21 21 Z>uke No. Car. 14 7 14 13 . 7 12 7 14 0 20 13 14 28 19 Ga. Tech. So. Car. .. 28 20 21 21 12 6 7 7 7 17 42 0 14 13 Holy Cross Temple . 7 20 7 0 19 14 14 20 20 13 21 13 7 12 Illinois ... N'western 10 14 14 49 6 21 7 21 14 14 21 20 10 6 Indiana Purdue .7 7 21 14 20 19 7 18 20 6 20 21 14 34 Kansas . Missouri 12 14 7 13 14 6 14 28 7 14 IS 28 21 21 Kentucky Tenn. 19 7 21 14 14 0 7 0 6 7 32 7 21 1 Michigan Ohio St. 14 13 21 12 13 14 7 24 14 17 16 7 21 14 Minn. Wise. 21 6 21 14 19 19 7 13 21 19 34 7 14 12 Notre Dame <. Iowa 35 7 38 42 7. 4) 7 i4 35 48 54 7. 14 14 Ohio Wes. Conn. ... 21 13 21 33 10 6 7 6 27 13 7 6 7 21 Okla. Santa Clara 21 21 21 32 . 6 14 0 7 34 41 34 13 14 6 Pitt Penn St. 0 12 14 14 7 20 7 13 20 21 21 6 7 13 Princeton . Dartmouth 27 14 14 34 32 27 21 20 7 13 12 14 21 28 Rutgers . Fordham .7 6 14 18 13 19 21 21 6 20 6 19 14 34 So. Cal UCLA .-. 12 32 14 32 :"7 20 7 21 27 20 14 13 13 12 So. Methodist Baylor \. 7 33 14 14 21 7 20 13 28 7 7 6 Stanford Calif. ... 13 7 14 7 14 19 21 40 7 7 7 14 14 14 Syracuse Colgate 28 7 21 33 19 6 14 20 20 20 14 13 7 13 Tex Christian Rice 6 13 7 10 21 14 21 17 7 7 14 14 21 19 VUlanova . N. Car. St. 14 21 27 20 . 0 14 7 13 14 13 34 21 19 6 Yale .... Harvard 14 14 14 32 10 13 7 27 27 14 21 13 13 7 BONUS An extra year-end bonus will be given to en-f-.-loyes of the International Silver company in Meriden. Hourly and piece work employes will receive 60 hours earnings •while thaw on salary basis will get three per cent of their annual ~ on a monthly basis. CHRYSLER and PLYMOUTH O. M. C. TRUCKS J. C. Raytkwich, JR. ACCESSORIES Repairing IN KOOTH MAIN ST. _ . Telephone 40M Highlanders Quintet Schedules Five Games In Next 10 Days The Naugatuck Highlanders will play five games within the next 10 days, it was announced today by Manager Milt Weissman. The locals, who opened last weeTc by dropping a 41-39 decision to the Brooklyn Y Varsity, in overtime, play the Hillies AC of Ansonia, Monday evening at the Ansonia High school. Tuesday they travel to Watertown for a game with Innes' Oil- ers in the Watertown High school. The Highlanders usher in their home season next Friday evening, Nov. 25, when they play the powerful Ansonia Norwoods on the YMCA court. Sunday, Nov. 27, they will be in Waterbury to play the Seymour Top Hatters in a preliminary to the Coppers-New York Rens game at the Armory. Last year the Highlanders bowed to the Top Hatters in a single point in a double overtime period. Monday evening, Nov. 28, the locals play the Boys' Club Varsity at the Waterbury Boys' Club. The club has a strong team which last year reached the finals of the boys' club state tournament in Hartford. The team will practice tomorrow afternoon in the High school gym under the supervision of Coach Bill Stokes. US Cost Wins Three From MeginYIn Birls' Dusty Bowling U. S. Cost swept three games from Megin's in Girls' Dusty Bowl- •ng League matches this week. Paced by Vickie Rynecki.who turned 'n strings of 100, 111 and 97, Cost coasted to easy wins in all three strings. Phyllis Reed was high for Megin's with a 116 single and 280 -.hree-string total. Helen Warren won high single, with 118 and high three with 307, but the Spares dropped two matches to the Schmoos. D. Connelly and E. Burbee were high for the winners. Naugatuck Synthetic won two out of three from the Fearless Five, paced by Lou Goncalves and Jen- aie Polonis. Ronnie Korzenesky, of the Five, was the top bowler of the night, however, turning in a 123 jingle and 340 total. In the final match of the evening. Peter Paul won two out of three games from Naugatuck Chemical. Arietta Durr and B. Neal were the big guns for the winners, Miss Durr copping high three with 304 and Miss Neal high single with 118. There will be no matches next Wednesday evening, Thanksgiving eve. The league will resume operations Nov.-30. Bright Leading Ground Gainer New York, Nov. 18—(UP)—The latest N-C-AA figures show ^that southern players dominate the collegiate offensive departments. Five of the eight leaders play bolow the Mason-Dixon Line. Johnny Dsttley of . Mississippi leads in rushing. Art Weiner of North Carolina heads the pass receivers, and team-mate Charlie Justice is the number one punter. Lee Nalley of Vanderbilt has picked up the most yardage in punt returns, a.nd Bobby Wilson of Mississippi has intercepted the most passes. The other three leaders are Johnny Bright of Drake in total offense; Tom O'Malley of Cincinnati in passing and Johnny Subda of Nevada in kickoff returns. It's a different story in the team records. Only two southern teams are leaders, Purman in punting and Kentucky in total defense. Notre Dame leads in total offense. O'klahoma has the strongest rushing attack and Southern Cal paces the passing department. Oklahoma has the strongest rushing defense, while Miami of Ohio has the tightest defen-« agrainst passing. Wichita and Oregon State are tied on punt returns, and Army leads in returning kickoffs. WORLD FLOCK CENTER Buffalo, N. Y. — This city, often regarded as the world's largest flour milling center, produces as much as 12.000,000 barrels of flour every year. HAMFDEN tKEWING CO. WIUIMANStTT • MASS. FAMOUS IN NEW ENGLAND FOR 8O YEARSI Cdrryiri'Bock from Vlrgmny -By Alan Mavei JOHNffY PAP/T FULL0ACK, WHO'S A GOOD BET TO (JP AS -rste /VATfOft'S A CARRY/M' BACK FROM ' OLD V/RS/f/ffY ' YARDS PER TW AS A , 6.6 AS A SOPti, AA/D TO oo Berrex 6 &AM£S ME . BY TH£ GREAT 'BULLET B/LL " Di/pt.e*,\ AT Qgg YARPS ^ l<?4lf Ouliibutnl br Kint Ftuutn Leon Hart Named Player Of Year Philadelphia, Nov. 18— <iU P)— The 245-jpiound Giant end of Notre Uame, co-Captain Leon Hart, has been named winner of the annual Maxwell football clu'b award. Hart will receive the award at a dinner in Philadelphia on January 10. Hu is vile Icith player to "win the trophy, but only the second lineman The other one was center Chuck Bednarik of Penn -who won it last year. Miners Rally To Nip Hurricanes Hartford, Nov. 18—(UP)—The Scranton Miners of the American Basketball League still have an unblemished record, but they narrowly escaped having it blotched last night. The miners were behind the; Hartford Hurricanes most of the way. But then they turned on the heat in a home-stretch drive and nip-ed the Hartford clulb, 73-71. Kitty Kallen T EW YORK'—This is a funny town—funny peculiar, not funny ha-ha. I am thinking I along these philosophical lines today because I was trying to put down on paper all the really nice couples I know in town, the way when you were a kid you made lists of the 10 best third basemen or your 10 favorite movie actresses. It could be that I don't move in the right cir| cles, but anyway, it turned out that I didn't wear my pencil right down to the nub making the list. I hardly dulled the point. I don't know why it is, but in this funny, | peculiar town, there are a lot of charming women I and a lot of honest and nice guys with whom you would be happy to sit down and play a little poker —but they never come together, in package deals. There do not seem to be too many married pairs about whom you think fondly, once in a while, and say to yourself what a shame it would be if they ever split up. Although, as I said, I might not know the right people. When you start scratching around in show business and the demented and kaleidoscopic world of Broadway, one of the nicest • couples in t,own seems.to consist of a pert and pretty singer named Kitty Kallen and an amiable and good-looking oaf of. a press agent named Budd Granoff, the chorus girls' father confessor. They were right near the top of my list when I began setting down nice couples and it wasn't too long.after I put them down that I said, ah, the devil with it, and I went back to thinking of Kitty and Budd. RIGHT NOW, KITTY IS ONE of the handsomest women in the gray world of night club singers; she goes on a couple of times nightly in the elegant red and gray room that is the St. Regis hotel's Maisonette, and even if you didn't listen to her material, which is excellent and professionally presented, -you would do all right just to sit and watch. But it's an odd thing about pretty Kitty Kallen, as she used to be billed. She's one of those girls who was on the ugly-duckling tide when she was a child. When Kitty was nine years old, she lived in the southside sluvns of Philadelphia and weighed 42 pounds. She was about as big as a minute and had eyes the size of saucers, and her six brothers and sisters affectionately called her "Monkey." You don't think affectionate little names like that hit sensitive kids right between the eyes? Listen to Kitty: "Each time I heard it. something cut me inside." At nine years of age, Kitty Kallen had no way of knowing that the strange forces of nature are such that generally it is the plain little girl who grows up to be the striking beauty and the most beautiful child who matures into a. caricature of her childhood. So she put a clothespin on her pug nose when she went to bed ir.d she sat in school every day with a finger poked into her flat UHle cheek, trying to make a dimple. No little boy fell out of his 4<!at at her beauty and so she set out to make the world aware of her in other ways; she set a record for a kids' 50-yard dash (that still stands) and she became a fine tomboy. "3 had to have somebody's respect," Kitty says. ''I'd fight any kid in the block at the drop of a hat. It was hunger for a little admiration. When kids show off, they.have a reason." .* * *• * WELL, SHE GREW DP TO BECOME A SINGER with Jack Teagarden's band and later she left the Big Gate and made records and radio appearances with Alec Templeton and Danny Kaye and she even starred in the Broadway show Fimcm's Rainbow. They booked her into the Copacabana one .spring and it was worth tlie minimum charge to sit around and watch Budd Granoff, who does publicity for the Copa, stand in the back and watch her sing. If you worked things right, you nailed him right after her turn and you got him upstairs in the lounge and played him some gin rummy at precisely that point, because he was off in'cloudland and wouldn't have any idea when he had gin. Kitty and Budd got married, just like in the movies, and my guess would be that Budd tells her with monotonous regularity how lovely she il—but I don't think she was really sure of her ground as a handsome woman until the other day when she was haying her photograph taken for the cover of a. magazine, by a cameraman who has snapped-them all, from Garbo down. "Misa Kallen," hi said, shaking his head, "you certainly are a beautiful woman." At that point, Kitty Kallen, who long since had. discarded the clothespin on her pug nose and the dimple in her gaunt cheek, almost cried. However, she got a good grip on herself and went home and told the whole thing to Buddy and it probably is six, two and even that the champagne flowed that night. Well, as I say, there aren't too many nice couples In this town, but there are a few. This was juat a little piece about one of them* 14 Major League Clubs Select 20 Players In Annual Draft Boston Braves, Detroit Make No Selections (By United Press> Major Legaue representatives make quick work of the ibaseball player draft held yesterday at Cincinnati. It took 14 of the 16 Major League clubs less than 15 minutes to select 20 minor league players from iirane 5,000 on the eligible list. The Boston Braves and Detroit failed to select a player. Last year, 21 players were drafted, but less than half of them stuck in the majors. Additional drafts may be made, by telegraph to Commissioner A. B. Chandler before tonight at midnight. There were a few former major leaguers sprinkled among tijose drafted. One was former Chicago cuib right-hander, Hank Wyse. The Philadelphia A's drafted Wyse from iShreveport along: with outfielder Benny Guintini of Dallas, and, pitcher Ed Hrabczak of Stamford. Washington also drafted three players, Steve Nagy, a pitcher from Seattle. 'The St. Louis 'Browns drafted Kansas City innelder Tom Upton and fjtcher Sid Schacht of Louisville. Catcher Joe Erautt of Baltimore gets, a chance with the Chicago White Sox. Cleveland drafted pitcher Lee Thomas of Portland. The Boston Red Sox picked pitcher George Copeland of Rochester and the New York Yankees drafted pitcher' Hugh Radcliffe of Toronto. Only one National League club selected more than one player. Cincinnati drafted catcher Ev Johnson of Los Angeles and pitcher Rudy Minarcin of Toronto. Chicago drafted Montreal pitcher John Klilplpstein. Pittsburgh will try shortstop George Strickland of Birmingham. New York drafted catcher Sam Calderone of St. Paul Philadelphia selected former major Leaguer pitcher Milo Candini of Oakland. Outfielder Harold Stamey of Utica goes to St. Louis and Brooklyn drafted pitcher Mai Mallette of Sacramento. Before the draft was held, the playing rules committee announced a few changes. One is if a team substitutes two of more players at one time, the manager roast immediately notify the umpire in chief where they'll bat. It the manager fails to do this, the chief umpire can designate the batting positions of the sutos. The committee also clearly defined where the "strike zone" is,. The old definition ruled the strike zone was over the plate, no higher than the shoulders and no lower than the knees. The new version is a ball over the plate between the batter's arm pits and the top of his kneed. Kentucky, Indiana Coaches In Dispute Over Court Star Bloomington, Ind., Nov. 18—(UP) The collegiate basketball season hasn't even started, yet two coaches already are feuding . Adolph Rupp of Kentucky and Branch McCracken of Indiana are fighting over Cliff Hagan. a high school istar from Owensboro, Ky. Seems Hagan has accepted an athletic scholarship from Kentucky. Rupp accuses McCracken of trying to coax Hagan to Indiana. McCracken denies it. The Indiana coach docs admit that Hagan, still in high school, has visited the Indiana camlpois for one fooibtall game and' will be the Iguest of an Indiana Alumnus for another game this Saturday. But McCracken says 'he 'isn't trying to steal the high school star. "I'm going to treat the boy all right if he comes up here to visit," says McCracken. "I haven't hidden from any good ball players yet." Rupp admits that stealing a player doesn't violate any rules. But the Kentucky baron has this to say: "It's unethical, and you know how the Big Ten feels about ethics." Girls' Pin League Results Listed Results in the U. S. Rubber Co. Girls Interdepartment Bowling League this week are as follows: Monday Division Wildcats 2, Streamers 1. Styie Gaiters 2, Cutups 1. Gems 3, Hopefuls 0. Cagers 3, Tigers 0. Keds 3, Bluchers 0. Individual high single, Eunice Ahrens, 139. Individual high three, Helen Ploss, 369. Team high single. Style Gaiter, 543. Team high three, Style Gaiter, 1542. Tuesday Division Racers 2, Fireflies 1. Invaders 3, Highspots 0. Boot Toppers 3, Cubs 0. Smoothies 3, Chargers 0. Individual high single, Georgiana Marcinka, 119. Individual high three, Mary Murtha. 323. Team high .single, Cubs, 535. Team high three, Cubs, 1500. Olive Ratkiewich Wins In Rhode Island Swimming Meet Olive Ratkiewich placed first in the 100-yard free-style event in an AAU swimming meet at Pawtucket, R. I., eariy this week. The daughter of Mrs. Mary Ratkiewich, of High street and sister of Al Ratkiewich, Yale's I swimming captain, Miss Ratkie- 1 wich, who is now a student at the Sa'rgeant PhiyjflicjeM Education school of Boston university, swam in the meet with the girls' team of the Metropolitan Boyi*' Club, of South Boston. Ordinarily a back- stroker, Miss Ratkiewich churned the 100-yards in 1:12 to win the first (place medal. Olive at one time held the girls' state backstroke record for 40 yards. She was runner-up i n the State AAU championships for the 100 yards last May and won the state junior women's backstroke title during the summer. She was one of the several girls chosen to represent Connecticut at the national AAU meet in Florida In June. PENNY BINGO SATURDAY NITE Everybody's Hall (formerly DAV) •86 CHURCH ST. FREE ADMISSION Free Games 4 Lucky Seats Win 4 Lamp Prizes PLAY STARTS AT 7:30 P. M. TEL. 404 TODAY and TOMORROW "The Plunderers" In Trucolor with Rod Cameron Ilona Massey Adrian Booth also ' : "Unknown Island" In Cinccolor with Virginia Grey Philip Reed Barton Maclane NEW 1949 PHILCO R E F R IGJ5RATOR , r $199.50 ^ Cu. Ft. — 5 Year .Warranty $30 Down . ... $2 Weekly RADIOS 4 APPLIANCt 413 NO. MAIN 'ST. UNION CITY Phone 6491 15 CHURCH ST. TEL. S690 Open Friday Till 8 P. M. FUR PRICES DROPPED XO A NPW LOW. Compare Price and Quality' blished 1869 g» NO. MAIN ST. WATERBtTBY COMMERCIAL and DOMESTIC REFRIGERATION WALTER'S REFRIGERATION Main St., Beacon Falls Tel. 74JH, Emergency Cnll BS67 Naugatuck Chapter SPEBSQSA barber-shoppers PARADE OF QUARTETS 14 Quartets and Naugatuck Chorus Sat., Nov. 26, 8 P. M, Naiigratuck High School Adm. $1.50 incl. Fed. Tax Tickets Available ;from All Members and Swan Electric Co. Tel. 2574 if If« Anything tat. Ton* RMHi call ARRAY FLOOR COVEKOTGS *0 Diamond St. Tel. 8818 THE CHINA INN 11 Harrison Ave. Waterbury Closed All Day Mondays Tuesday thru Friday Open 10 A. M. to 10 P. M. Saturday 11 A. M. to 12 Midnight Sunday 12 Noon to 12 Midnight Elmer Wheeler Course In TESTED SALESMANSHIP Starts Mon. Nov. 14th POST JUNIOR COLLEGE 24 Central Ave. Phone 4-87 Waterbury Geo. Grimm Elected Treasurer Of Naug. Valley Pistol League George Grimm, of the U. S. Royals pistol team, has been elected treasurer of the Naugatuck Valley Pistol and Revolver League, New president is Patrolman Henry Ol- iwa. of the Derby Police Department. Other officers for the coming year are: John Musante, of the Derby Lafayettes, vice-president; Prank Cross, of the ABC Guards, secretary; and Thomas Hine. of the ABC Guards, publicity director. The league season is elated to start Monday, Nov. 28. Pistol teams from the following organizations are to participate in the tournament, Derby Falcons No. 1 and No. 2; Derby Lafayettes,. A. B. C. Guards, A. B. C. Club, Ansonia Police,. Derby Police, U. S. Royals of Naugatuck, and the Mattatueks of Waterbury. A medal committee was also named by President OI- iwa, conslstngl of Leon Horvath and Paul Babonis. The Derby Falcons' No. 1 team will be the defending champions. The Derby pistolmen have won the league championship for three consecutive years. Georgetown To Play In Sun Bowl El Pnso, Tex.. Nov. 18 <UJ'i Georgetown university of Washington, D. C., has ;i^oo;>ii-.j a bid to /..lay in th<_- Sun Bowl fuutlxill game January 2. ;a El P:IB<J. T«-x. The Hoys.? will face the border conference champion, still to be decided. Georgetown has won five jrames this season while losing three, to Maryland, Pordham and Villanova. The Royals end their season Saturday against George Washington. Texas Te<*h leads the border conference race but stni must play new Mexico this Saturday and second place Hardin-SJmmons a week from Saturday. ' TIMBER NEAR TIDEWATER Junneau —The U. .S. .forest estimates that three-fourths of the timber In Alaskan coastal forests is within two and one-half miles of tidewater. ^IHMimiM^^ Vaudeville As You Like It 8 BIG ACTS 8 In Person — On Stage VAUDEVILLE Stage Shows at 3:00-6:00-9:00 AL FERGUSON THE REDDINGTONS WALLACE BROS. MORRIS & RYAN ROSS & ROSS AL & CONNIE FANTON = WALTER WALTER, JR. 1 JUNE TATIERS jj MIKE DIVITO & BAND I — On Screen — | (Treasure of Monte Crlsto with! Glenn Langan - Adele Jergens M DANCE Saturday, Nov. 19th White Eagle Ballroom Main St. — Derby Music By Johnny Topeczak and His Orchestra Featuring Arlene DANCING 3 to 12 SAT. NOV. 26th Chester Graczyk and Orch. FRED'S HI-WAY GRILLE 601 South Main St. Regular Dally Dinner 50c up CATERING FOIl WEDD1NGC SHOWERS, STAG PARTIES, Et« Banquet Room, Cocktail Lounge ... Pull Liquor License Headquarters for E-Z UNDERWEAR for Children and OTIS UNDERWEAR for Men Briefs - Mid-thigh — Boxers Light and Winter Weights MBRUSKI SIBiHB^ODQ JfORTtt MAIN ST. TEL S80T Open Thurs. and Frl. Till 9 Currier Electric Co. Residential — Commercial Industrial WIRING and REPAIRS Westlnghouse Appliances Tel. Naug. 4164 SAM'S SERVICE STATION •ad GARAGE IM Bobber Av«. Tel. 6487 — Front End Work - MA15ON • DICX t DOT BEMY MARY RAVE (. NAIDI • MAP.TW t FLOREM7 J/orfJ THANKSdVIMC MY -TMURS.MK29 SAMMY KAYE na-nyivmurr no IfAO * BAND"CONTEST ALCAZAR NOW PLAYING Bud Abbott — Lou Costello Boris Karloff in "MEET THE KILLER" and Mike Conrad — Carol Thurston in "ARCTIC MANHUNT" STRRHD HELD OVER Errol FLYNN Sreer GARSON Walter PIDGEON Robert YOUNG THAT FORSYTE WOMAN IB* m WALT OlSNtr'S I 'SEAL ISLAND* 2 rcchiccfw Hits E DON'T MISS SEEING ^ US IN . TOY SHOP" WITH * OTHEft PRODUCTIONS CAPAUES \ of 1950 , NEW HAVEN Aren A LDec. 1st thru 10th] Eve. at 8 Mats. Dec. 3, 4, 10 at 2:30j All Scats reserved $2, S2.75, $3.60 tax incl.j At box office and by mail OUR GOAL is to make GOOD PRODUCTS and be a CORPORATE CITIZEN United States Rubber Company Footwear Plant Naugatuck, Conn.

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