Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on November 21, 1949 · Page 1
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Monday, November 21, 1949
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Today's Chuckle Cat on backyard fence: "These hers are kllllnj; me!" —Allstate's Aim. Batly "Dedicated To Community Public Service" VOL, LXIV, NO. 273 ESTABLISHED 1885 WEATHER Considerable cloudless this afternoon with :>n occasional flurry of snow or brief rain showers. Becoming fair and colder tonight, the low between 25 and 30 degrees. Tomorrow, mostly sunny and continued cold. TEMl'KRATI.RE REPORT Midnight, 44; 3 a. m., 39; 6 a, m, 38; 9 a. m., 45; noon, 01. .. Frieze Drawn By Fourth Grade Pupils BULDMG DUR SCHOOL MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1949 Leased Wife Service of the United Frew fc--^,.-::i''* 1; i) i-W:::il r ''"^v ;• '-' ijv-i 5l. : C£^'^s. * . "*' "''-•-- / "'^E% J •""•-/ H ^ Nine boys of the fourth »radc, Central avenue ucho> 1 arc shown above posing with a huge frieze Illustrating the construction of the new Central avenue nchonl. Work on the project was supervised by jMI»s Katherlne M. OToole. fourth grade teacher ^nd Mis') RUzulxtth Mncgnn, principal The ynung artists »eatfd from left U) right are BOBKUT ROSSI, DOUGLAS FORCHKLU, ROBK11T CZAI'LICKI JOHN OLIVEIRA. ROBERT AQUAV1A, LOUIS MARINE'.LT, KDOAH GRIICSBACII, LUCIANO MKNllKS nn<! JAN KOEKKOEK. The frieze is done In vivid colors and measures about flvr by 12 feet. Thanksgiving Eve Dances Scheduled Committee To Report On U. C. Little League Site Around The World In Brief Seven Tracts Visited Yesterday; Meeting Tonight The Union City Community Club will hear a report on seven Little League sites inspected yesterday by a 19-man committee of the club and the Naugatuck Exchange Club, co-sponsors of the proposed Union City LJtle League, at tonight's meeting at 8 o'clock In the Polish-American Club. Richard Kcllcy, community club president, said today that of all the sites Inspected yesterday, three are expected to be recommended by the inspecting committee. Action in negotiating for a a lad i urn site is expected to start this week. Making the tour yesterday were Thomas Ratkiewich and Frank Neary. co-chairmen of the new league; President Kclley .and President Peter Wislocki of the Exchange Club; Charles Galeski. Leo Moraski. Walter Stasklevdcz, John Finss-1, Casimer Posila, Clayton Dethlefsen, Bronie Zmyicski. Thomas Scally, Robert Cowan. John Corcoran. Creslo KJimaszewski and Frank Raucci. The community club voted last week to under! ilu> the project of organizing a Little League for ihc benefit of Union City children. The Exchange Club, founders of the Peter J. Foley Little League, which completed its first season this year, agreed to assist the Union City club in the project. At tonight's meeting, the Union City club will also discusse further plans for the first annual children's Christmas party to be held Dec. 18 in St. Mary's church hall. Legion To Hear Housing Survey Report Wednesday Beacon Falls A report on the housing survc/ being conducted in Beacon Falls, under the chairmanship of John McGeever. Jr.. will be made nt a meeting of American Legion Post 25 Wednesday night at 8 o'clocx In the Legion Home. The entire town is being surveyed in an effort to obtain an accurate picture of local housing needs. Person* who havp not been contacted nnd who feel Ihey .irp in need of housing arc asked It: contact Mr. McGeever. or write him ir. care of the Beacon Falls P'>«t Office. Grange Meeting A vote upon a change of meeting date and meeting place will be taker, a: a meeting of Rock Rlrn- mon Grange tomorrow night nt 8 o'clock in the United Church hali. All members are asked to attend. 18 SCKVIVORS Hamilton .Bermuda — An Air Force doctor says all 18 nurvlv- ore of a B-29 crash off Bermuda last week should be out of the hospital in a week. The men were taken to Kindjey Field, Bermuda, yesterday after their rescue Sa«^ urday. which ended their three- day ordeal on Htorm-tosited life- rafts. (By United Tretm) J1O7VKYMOONER9 Atlanta—The Alben Uarkleys are honeymooning ut the scene of the VIce-PrewidfnI's college days after slipping Into Atlanta lust night. The "Veep" and his bride nay they muy pay a visit to his old school—Kmory university—but have given no hint of their future, plans. oOo OFF AGAIN Washington—Tho often-delayed trial of Congressman J. Parnell Thomas on charges of taking salary kickbacks from his office staff has been put off again until next Monday. Federal Judge Alexander Holtzoff set the new trial date for the New Jersey Republican at the reijuest of the defense lawyer, who Is working on another case. oOo 123 F1RK I) Washington—The Civil Service Commission report* 123 government employes have been fired as disloyal In the past two-and- one-half years. In a review of the President's loyally program,, the agency says more than 0,000 cases have been handled since March, 1947. SUSPENDED Ottawa, Canada — A Canadian Federal commission }ias suspended for one year the, license, of- the master of the cruise steamer Noronlc. which burned In September with a loss of 143 lives. A government inquiry also ruled that Canada Steamship Llnex, which operated the Great Lakes cruiser, must pay the cost of the three-week Investigation. • oOo MISTAKE Washington- Chairman Edwin Johnson of the Senate Commerce committee charges It was a horrible mistake to raise Eastern railroad passenger fares recently. The Colorado Democrat says the time has cnmo to start lowering fares, because "every lime thi'y raise rates, down g<> revonuoM." oOo COFFEE Washington —The Comroorco Department sees little hope, for an early end to a coffee shortage that has rocketed prices t<> record highs. The department blames the shortage on a steady 10-yoar drop in Iira/.H's production land a growing number of coffee drinkers In thin country. Two outstanding social events will feature Thanksgiving Eve in the borough. The 57th annual ball of the Nau- fe-atuck Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. will be staged at Odd Fellows Hall and the fourth annual military ball of Gold Star Post, Catholic War Veterans, will be held at the Falcon Hall. The hone company bull will feature daincing from 0 to 2 o'clock to music of A\ Smith's Society orchestra, with the grand march scheduled for 10 o'clock. After-glow at the Eagles rooms Is' arranged by Robert Cook nncl Nordhlll Nau- ges. according to Foreman Herbert Coekcrofl, chairman. Others on the committee are Raymond Doegan and Garrett Joyce, finance; Mr. Cook, clocora- tlons; Mr. Nauges, publicity; Clarence Fruin, flowers; Thomas Lawlor and Everett Donovan, refreshments, and Robert Lawlor and John Sullivan, tickets. The Guld Star Post ball will feature dancing from 9 to 1 o'clock to music of Felix Zombruski and his orchestra. Daniel Sweeney, tenor, will King and refreshments will he served during the evening, cabaret style, according to Chairman Stanley Oldaknwskt. Decorating of the hall will be done by post members tonight nncl tomorrow night at 7:30 o'clock,' according to Commander Frank Zdrowski. Holiday Weekend To Start Wednesday For Many Residents Thursday will be a holiday In the borough and throughout the country, when Thnnksgivlng is observed. Factories, Hchool.q, HtnroK .-ml public buslnesH entiibllnhmenln | will close Wednesday nftor usual operating hours, most plai'.en will resume operations Friday morning. All industrial planls will be closed Thursday, nncl some departments of tho LI. S. Rubber Co.. and the factory of Peler Paul Inc., will ^ hnvo the entire weekend off, The office force of Peter Paul and the T). S. Rubber Co. will operate Krl ! (lay as usual. Other plants In tho opcra- borough filno will resume turns Friday. Public rind parochial schnolu will close Wednesday :ift«rnoon far the weekend. Town Hall offices, banks nncl I ho llbrnry will closii Thursday. Stores will nol be upon, a.- well I\H other public officer. The post office will be on holiday nched- ulo, with no daiverien of town or rural mails, although pickup and j dispatching of portal matter will ' be conducted as usual. ' Special servlcc.i of Thanksgiving will be conducted Wednesday nigh! and Thursday In the various churches, with the annual Community service to, be held Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock in the Congregational Church. 8 PAGES PEICE FIVE CENTS Planned Fot 'Naugawamf The Nnugaluck Housing Authority will interview 14 applicants for houses at Njtugawam Village tomorrow night in the borough r.onrt icom, Chntrman T, Rex announced today. 14 dwellings will be ready for occupancy Some time In January, Mr. Bchrman said. The entire 40 will be completed by Mav. Those interviewed tomorrow night for the Naugawam homes may be assigned units, Mr. B'lJir- man reported although no definite commitments havo been marie. Aboul 200 applications are on flic. 4 Directors To Be Named At Y Banquet Four directors will be elected this evening at the annual meeting and banquet of the Naugatuck YMCA, which starts at 6:30 o'clock at the T. Directors whose terms expire tonight are Donald S. Tuttle, Le-wis A. Dibble, Jr., Stanton Glover and Robert N. Whlttemoro. A nominating commlttoe, headed by We-sley S. Coe, will submit the list of new directors. Others on the committee are William G Boies and Conrad S. Ham. Principal speaker will be Dr. Darius A. Davis, associate general secretary of the YMCA world's committee, who will speak on "Tho New Day In Europe." The annual reports of President John E. Caskey, Treasurer Hlldlng N. Olson, General Secretary Herbert E. Brown and the various trustees will be submitted. The Nau- gatones, barbershop quartet under Arthur Swan, will entertain. Group singing will be conducted under the leadership of the Rev. Matthew Gates, i>astor of the Methodist church, accompanied by Roy Johnson on the piano. The Rev Wtllard B. Soper, pastor of ' the Congregational church, will be toastmaater. The nieal will bo prepared by Mrs, Clarence Isbell and her staff and will be .served by mcnYbero br t'he Alpha Tri-HI-Y club. Lewis A. Dibble, Jr., Is chairman of the arrangements' commlttoe assisted by Mr. Glover. Bradford E. Smith, Rev. Soper, Miss Jano Bontempo, Mr.,. Clayton HoUBcknecht ntml Mr. Whlttcmorc. Driver Fined$30 On Two Counts After Crash In Millville Mark O. Schrelber, 75 Rubber av- onun, was fined a total of $30 when he appeared, before Judge Martin L Calne in Borough Court this morn- tng on charges of reckless driving and driving without first obtaining an operator's license lie was fined $25 for reckless driving and $5 for driving without a license. Schrelber was arrested at fi o clock yesterday morning after the car ho win driving left, the road In Mlllvlllo and crashed Into a large rock. He was notified by Frfi ,T n ,, EdWard Arn >°™t and f rod Bendler. Harvey Arrlngton, HI Wallace street, New Haven, charged w^h cutting to the left of a ro^y. forfeited a. S5 bond. rnrfl?*, Llc , bccrman . 34 Ward street, forfeited a $5 bond posted for pass- Ing a stop sign. Thomas C. Murphy, Jr., 21 Division street, Derby, charged with r—g a «to,> H ,g n , f 01 . rclted a $B «!£? ±l rll L Hu , ntc ': a Mountain, cd a $10 bond, mr' 8 ed^ V ' e " 8 ' Bridffc 8trec t. forfeited a $5 bond. Thomas Pllltowskl. 399 North Ma „ street, charged with breach of the peace, Vas granted a nolle without payment. Births OBJINSKI — St. Mary's Hospital, Nov. 20, a daughter, to Mr. and Mrs. John Objinski, 117 Curtiss street, Mrs. Objinski IB the former Helen Smcgelski. POSTPONED Breach of the peace cases of Joseph, Solvutore and Michael Genova, brothers, all of Waterbury, scheduled to be heard In court today, have been put off until next Monday, according to Captain Anthony A. Malone, police court officer. The three men are free under bonds of $2,500 each, DEVALUATION Vienna—The Austrian government has announced a 30 per cant devaluation of tho Austrian shilling In relation In the American dollar and the British pound, Tno devaluation Is effective tonight. State Welfare Probe Asked By Governor Federal Agency Asked To Check "Shortcomings Hartford, Nov. 21 — (UP) — Gov- Bnwlns Is seeking a federal Investigation of what ho cnlln ''serious Bhortcominga" In Connecticut's welfare program. The action is nsked by the chief executive in a letter to Regional Director Lawrence J. Bresnahan of the Federal Security Agency a) Boston. The governor wrote that It appears that welfare program shortcomings are Imposing what he dc- ncrlbcs as "a needlessly heavy burden upon Connecticut taxpnvn/s and causing the quality of welfare services to fall short of acceptable standards." Bowles blames this on a great increase In the number of welfare oases and the failure of the legislature to add staff members to handle them. He says his rernorks are in no way Intended to crlticUe the present staff. The governor Indicates that he may place the matter before the special legislative session. "Bowies' chief concern Is to determine whether the state Is taking full advantage of federal welfare grants, which are supposed to pay half the costs. These grants to!al about $8,000,000 a year. The governor reports thai the stnte Is spending about half a rr.ll- lion dollars more a year than has boen appropriated by the legislature to take care of dependent children, the elderly and the blind. New applications for aid this ymir arc running more than B5 per c»nt ohead of the same period In lOltt.- Bowles says that social workers havo so many cases to handle thul, they can't invostigac each one prov>erly and that In many in- ctancon welfare funds tiro going to the wrong people. ^ __ A Boston, Nov. 21.. CUE)— The fed- oral official who was asked by Ooveror Bowles today to Investigate Connecticut's wcfare program refused to divulge what action, if any, he will take. Regional Dlrecor Lawrence J. Bresnahan of the Federal Security Agency says he is writing to Bowles, outlining his views. He idds that the governor should receive the reply tomorrow. Memorial Services Scheduled Dec. 4 By Local Elks The annual Memorial Service of the Nuugatuck Lodge of Elks will be held in the lodge rooms Sunday afternoon, Dec. 4, at 3 o'clock, it was announced today by Paul E. Buckmlller, chairman. Members of the lodge, friends and relatives of Elks who died during the past year, are Invited to attend, Mr. Buchmillcr said. The Naugatuck Men's Chorus will »lng several selections and tenor Daniel Sweeney will sing. The Rev. Albert Taylor of St. Francis' Church wjll deliver the Invocation and the Rev. Wlnfred B. Lang- hmorst, rector of St. Michael's Episcopal Church will give the benediction. Atty, Martin L. Calne will give the eulogy and Bugler Raymond Hotchkiss will sound Taps. MEAT CUTTEB8 MEET The stcond of this season's regular monthly meetings for the members of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Food Store Employes, A. F. L., Local No. 371, In tho Walcr- bury-Torrlngton area will be held tomorrow night. The meeting will be at. the Franco-American Hall, 230 S. Main St., Waterbury, at 8:00 p. m. "CONSPIRACY" NOW Hong Kong—A Chines*- Communist source «iy» the Reds jailed American Coimul-Genflriil Angus Wu.rd tacmuut they suspect him of r/onxplrliiK "gainst tho Moiichurlnn government. Tim reason given by tho Communists In their original announcement WIIH a ttlmrgn of (Hutting u f'M- neHc employe of the. formulate ill: Mukden, Manchuria. Letter From Santa Claus ATTENTION, CHILDREN! BEGINNING TOMORROW The Naug-atuck News Will Publish A Dully Letter SANTA r0< CLAUS Watch For That Letter Every Day Until Christmas Eve. Santa Will Give a Day-by-Day Account of Activities In Santa-Land Where Preparations Arc Already Under Wny FYjr His Christmas Visit. It BegliiK Tomorrow In The Naugatuck News Drive Opens Here Friday To Raise $3,300 For Boy Scouts; Committee Named Survivor Taken From Rescue Ship ^*^MMBMHHMHHBHHIHMHBnBBBMHK«SM!itf££JHBHI^HHM^IMHIlB|II^^ESMa39E3I^^^^^^^^B One of tho 1H survivors of Hie. B-2» crash at «eu, Corporal (Jrvcc W Nenl of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., is carried In a stretcher from the Canadian destroyer "Halda" to n C. 8. Army crash boat which ivwalt^ ed the rewouo whip In St. Onorge Hnrlmr. Bermuda. After Ihelr >lune had plummet*] Into the oeoun, ;w» mllcw m>rlbeo»t at Bermuda the men!) oitig to llferafts for 75 hours before l> e ln K nlghted. (International Radlophoto) ,_ Montanari - Rado Post Names Dominic Barbiero Commander Gold Medal Committee To Be Named President Peter Wialocki announced today that several important business matters will be discussed at tomorrow evening's dinner-meeting of the Naugatuck Exchange Club u.1 C;15 o'clock at Hall's Restaurant. Committees will be named to select the winner of the Gold Medal Award and to present a slate of officers for the coming year. Reports will also be heard on progress of tho Union City Little League find Chrfstman projects. Plans will also be discussed for the Exchange Club-Rotnry Club meeting to be held Dec. 15 in St. Michael's Parish house. Lithuanian Group Honors Lozoraitis Several Naujfatuck residents attended 11 reception for Sto.Tys L'izoriiltia, chief of tho Lithuanlnn diplomatic corpi* Saturday night ol tho Hotel Wllon, Water-bury. The. reception was staged by the American Friends of Lithuania of Watcrbuvy. Mr. LozoraltlH was presented with a Waterbury made clock. Pastor Collecting Meadowbrook Gifts The Rev. O. H. Bertram, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran church, "announced today Inn), his parish is coluotlnir itemn to bn presented to nwldemlM of Mniulnwlirixik Home n.t ChrlHtmn.H. Any nod (ill gifts will be greatly appreciated, he said. Hospital Bulletins Mrs. Anthony Cnsla, 10 Hotch- klnn stroot. Is a surgical putlent nt St. Mary's Ho.-ipital. Mrs. Stanley Slekys. 28 West street, Is a metdical jiaUont at St. Mary's Honpltal. Raymond Baker, 83 Chestnut street, is a medical patient at St. Mary's Hospital, John Casper, 13 Hotchklsa street is a medical patient at St. Mary's Hospital. —'fnke 110 chnncon on HUdcUm wlnt< r w«ntlmr. KrlckHvn Motor*, lltl "'* 1 ' '' wllltel ' llli *" ur car " ow - New Ofricers To Be Installed At Joint Ceremonies Dominic Barbiero was elected commander of the Montanarl-Rada I-'ost, Italian-American War Veterans at a meeting yesterday in the Ohrl-soforo Columbo hall, Souln Muln street, It was announced today by Richard Payne, past com- munder. Ho succeeds Stale Rep. Adam Mengacci. Other officers named were: Raymond Menffacci. senior vice-commander, Edward Gargonia, .iuni ir vice-commander; Michael Davorco. quartermaster; Frank Fazzlno, chaplain and officer of the day. The adjutant will be named by the commander-elect. Officers will bo Installed at jolm ceremonies with the Ladles c\ux- iiary in Ihe nenr future Mr. Pay/i-3 Plans for the annual Mount C'armol celebration, next July, were discussed. The Post which is sponsoring the celebration anually, plans to start preparations soon aft- i=r Ihe first ot the year ;n order to make next year's observance the biggest ever. Several other routine business maUcrs were also - dis~ cussed. , Free-For-All Breaks Out As Ramblers Tie Indianapolis, 2-2 New Haver., Nov. 21 —(UP)--Police were called last night, when n free for ixll frufim broke out at an AmeiMoFin Hockey League game in which the New Huvan Rambler? tied the Indianapolis C;iplt»ln, 'J 2. The trouble won touched off by DoftniMonmn Orvnl Lnvall of the HiunblerM nml Noln Pndolsky of Ihe v!nltors who were banished to the penalty box where they continue-,; liOHtllltiCH which had stnrled on the ice. Other players and front- row spectators joined in the melo-;. Several of the fans, find also po- llcp, reported numerous brulsfs. More thiiii 20 minutes Inter, after fctvon players hud been sent to the penalty box, order WUH reslorcd. BAKKRV KALE The Ladles Auxiliary of the Nuugatuck Valley Detachmcnl, Marine Cor,>s League, will sponsor a bakery snlc tomon'ow at the Quality Cleaners, North M'lln sti'eet, Mrs. Leo Magas, press ccr- rcMpondent, said today. Mrs. Jenny Cleary is chalrrmm of the commute in charge. The sale will start, at 10 o'clock "and continue throughoul the day. House-To-House Canvass Sunday; Paul S. O'Brien • Chairman Of Finance Workers Njiugatuck I'UMrlct, Hoy ScouLi of America, will conduct Us annual financial drive for $3,300 thi« weekend, Ktnrting Friday and continuing through Sunday, it was announced today by Paul K. O'Brien, finance committee chairman. He said the Mattntuck Council budget this year Is $26,500. with Nautfatuck District to contribute $3,300. Letters of appeal are being mailed to borough residents this week, nnd the committee a-sk.s the public's cooperation in supporting the Scouting movement hero. Mr. O'Brien said "recently the age requirement for Cub, Scout and Explorer membership has been lowered a year in each classification. This has resulted in an unusually hcnvy load on nil existing Scout units and It is our re» billty to sec that adequate trained leadership is available. The recruiting of this lenderfhip is <:nr- rled out by institutions uponsorn* the Scout/ Troop but the training is a council and district job. Wo must, this year, reach the goal which we of Naujpituck Dtrtr'.ct have set." Committee Members of the finance corrnnit- tco, bended by Mr. O'Brien, arc Milton H. Lent, Francis A. Clark. 13. Philip Walker, Conrnd S. Ham. Paul E. Buckmlllcr, James B. Nlc» nncl Joseph H. Little. Members of the gi-nr-rnl committee are Warden Hnrry L. Carter Kenneth E. Johnson, Clifford A PAUL S. O'Brien Teeple. C. Arthur Fuger. Edward F. Rung, the Rev. Willard B. Soper, William H. Moody. UK- K<.v Winfrcd B. Languors!, the Hcv. Thomas M. Grlffln. W. -E. Blttle. Atty. Joseph E. Talbot. Philip E. Rice, John E. Caitfccy. Frf^l Montrose, V. C. Ncklutin. Robert Holil» worth «nd Albeit Mortomien. Volunteer solicitors will make a house to house canvass of the borough during the weekend, accord- Ing to Mr. O'Brien. CL&P Employe Hurt As Pole Falls In Beacon Falls Francis Cousins, of 17C Park T»r- race, Hartford, an employe of the Connecticut Light & Power Co., was injured about 1 o'clock this afternoon when a pole on which he was working in the PInoH Bridge section of Beacon Falls crashed to the ground, carrying the worker with U. He was rushed to St. Mary's hospital, Waterbury. In the Naugaturk Community ambulance where hospital authorities reported thsit he wa« being x-rviycd fit press time. Tho extent of his injuries was not Immediately determined, 201 DEAD New York—The toll of dead and mltttilng In commercial and military plane dlNUKtnr* around the world over the pant four weeks has Increased to 201. The loss of a Dutch airliner near Onlo added S5 mlHKln? to the Hut and the ermsh of an RAF flylnit boat »t .Singapore added five U, the list of dead. INDIANS HOLD Cleveland—President BUI Vttrlc has wold «h« Cleveland Indian baseball club for *2,2OO.OOO. Kl- Vewlc wan KU e«l for $1,000,000 by stockholder* because of the Hale to a *even-nuui syndicate headed by Innuranoe executive Kills Ryan 'zLx'SrSiii'sr?^"- l.liiinc... nnil Inrnlmrr »t ll»/llr," *£', |ir»01*H,— J\ (iTt

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