Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on November 25, 1949 · Page 4
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PAGK I—NAUGATUCK NEWS (CONN.), FRIDAY, NOV. 35, Caskey Lauds YM Program, Large Membership Increase "The year 1949 has been a successful one for the Naugatuck "SMCA," Pres. John E. Caskey said in his annual report submitted &.t tn» YMCA's annual meeting Tuesday. ''Never before in the history ot the Naugatuck YMCA has there been an overall program more complete. more efficiently conducted or better designed for the community at large than the one now in full operation.' He also pointed out that the membership now stands at 1,300, an increase of 30 per cent in the past five years. The text of the report is as fol- jo-ws: "With these improvements, como additional repsonsibilities. It is ECW quite apparent that it will be necessary each year to bolster the endowment and operating income by public subscriptions. "A little over $7,000 was reached this year by this means. This represents about 13 r>er cent of the operating cost which is still low us compared to most YMCAs in the Sate of Connecticut. "The program to completely renovate our 28 year old establishment has been continued. Detailed plans arc now worked out to complete this job soon. This will include renovating and repairing the gymnasium, pool, boys' lounge, locker and shower rooms, dormitory showers, etc. "One of the most important things to consider for the futuro is a clear cut and definite plan of organization tp meet our increasing needs. Considerable progress has already been made along this line. "The YMCA is a combination lay-professional organization. It is important to define clearly the functions of each in committee work since most of-the work is conducted in this manner. ''The lay committeemen should be persons who exemplify in their own lives the association's ideals, command committees' confidence, possess leadership qualities and are willing to serve, are cooperative, and thoroughly in sympathy with the association's purposes. "The secretary and his staff, through specialized training, should bring to the association a thorough understanding of the movement, its traditions and experiences, possess Sunday Excursions to NEW YORK $1.85 LOW Round Trip FARE (Tax Incl.) Going Lv. Naugatuck 8:09 AM Arr. New York (GOT) 10:02 AM Return LY. New York (GOT) 7:35 PM Arr. Naugatuck 9:36 PW Tickets Limited to Train Capacity THE NEW HAVENER nbllHy to tintto representative pco- pln Into runoMonlrif; unltn, h« nlcrl to noclnl ru!i;ilH of Uuj i:<im- rnunity and competent in focusing the necessities and interest of the organisation on concrete instances of management. "Determination of policies is strictly the responsibility of the laymen. But on£e adopted, execution of the policies is the responsibility of the professional staff. ''It is an art to discover and en- Usf qualified persons for this service. They should be selected on the bo.sis of their present or potential interest in the work. Persona ap- .pointed merely because of prestige or authority seldom make good committeemen. We already have committees operating, - such. as: Business, personnel^ membership, boys' work, physical, building and camp. , "In addition there are numerous Sub-committees usually within the scope of the above. "I would suggest that at the beginning of the','new year a thorough study Be made of the organ- izo.tional needs; its committees function and scope; the aim being to bring to a higher degree of accomplishment the things already started. • "What a wonderful opportunity this represents./or trailing in leadership at a time when the whole world is settling down into two separate ideological camps bitterly opposed to each other. "It is most difficult for us to understand how anyone could possibly be communistic, but there must be a reason which we have 1 not yet discovered. We are on the defensive. While some succes has been made in stopping progress in a few places, most of the gains nave been made, on the side of the Reds and the end is not yet in sight. There is something about this program that appeals to the inner soul of men, particularly young people. Look at all the strife that is going on about us both inside *.he Government and outside. It seems to me-to be often motivated by selfishness, greed and materia things. "The Y. M. C; A. stands for fair play, understanding, good fellow ship and all Christlike principles What better basis could be found for meeting needs of the world al large. Let us think it over, maybe it starts here'in Naugatuck. "I wish to express my most sin cere appreciation for the coopera tion by the Board, of Directors, the 'Y' staff and all committees 'dur ing the past year." Submitted by JOHN E. CASKEY. President In Barbershop Quartet Parade JOIN THE PARADE '' OF THE WOODEN SOLDIERS TO OUR TOYLAND! Take your youngsters by the hand ;. . . Lead them to our hoy 'n girl land, to find Toys and dolls; and 5*11 mes galore Yes, Toy Time is thrilling at our store!, Come in Today! COLUMBIA BIKES — LIONEL AND GILBERT TRAINS M.GAN MAPLE STREET INC. TEL. 3507 The Chord Scramblers, representing the Derby chapter of Barbershoi) Singers and 1949-50 district^ champions, will appear in the first annual Parade of Quartets, sponsored by the Naugatuck chapter of the SPEBSQSA, to be held tomorrow evening in the Naugatuck High school auditorium at 8 o'clock. Shown left to right are E. Wadsworth, •I. DeGeorge. F. Austin, L. Marston Is shown in front. Permit Suspended For Five Days Hartford, Nov. 25—(UP)—The State Liquor Control Commission announces the suspension of 10 liquor permits because of alleged violations of the law. The suspensions were: Louis A. Jelenik of Bridgeport, 60 days for selling beer on Sunday. - Abraham Godin of Bridgeport, five days, for permitting gambling and mis-labeling a beer tap. Charles Mazzetta of New Haven, ten days for tardy payment of bills. Bernard Friedman of Bridgeport, ten days ,for not keeping proper records. Michael Tarzia of Bridgeport five days for selling to a delinquent debtor. Philip Piontek of New ten da.ys for tardy payment of bills, Joseph Cornelio and Rosario Gozzo of Winsted, 30 days for not paying a federal tax. Josephine Rinkus of Union City, five days for refilling an alcoholic liquor container. (She is permittee of the Spring Street Tavern, according to Naugatuck police.) Victoria Beauchemin of Brooklyn, Conn., 30 days for selling to minors. HOUSING BOARD Members of the Naugatuck Housing Authority will discuss possible sites for the new $385,000 housing project authorized by the state, at a meeting tonight at 8 o'clock in the Town Hall, it was announced today by T. Rex Behrman, chairman. The authority will also consider applications for the Naugawam project now being constructed. EARLY FRICTION MATCH Friction matches were first made in England in 1827. Barber Shop Songs Parade Scheduled For Saturday Night Arrangements have been complet- fd for the first annual Parade of Quartets of the S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A. to be held Saturday evening at the Naugatuck High School Auditorium. This concert is sponsored by the Naugatuck Chapter. Warden Harry L. Carter will make the welcoming address. The program will include numbers by the local chorus and by 11 of the leading quartets in the northeastern district. The Chord Scrambers, representing the Derby chapter, 1949-1950 District champions, will be featured. Other quartets will include the Cavaliers of Bridgeport, 1948 -1949 champions, the Chord Pickers of New Haven, runners-up in this year's district contest, the Razor Stropps of Rockville and two local quartets. Kenneth Rapieff, Boston radio announcer, formerly of Naugatuck, will be master of ceremonies. The "After Glow" will be held at the Elks Club on Church street immediately following the program at the High School. E. Wesley Enman, president of the Boston Chapter of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A. will be master of ceremonies. The program will get underway at the High School Auditorium promptly at 8 p. m. Approximately 8,000 tons of garbage are handled every day in New York Mezzio's Offers: — Complete Brake BerTlce, Wheel Alignment Bnrt Wheel {Balancing, Front Eni" B«pairu,», Badkuor Reverie Flushing, Exlde B»'Muv«*», Aj»»tro»g TiiM. , MEZZIO'S «t§ BIVEBMDE DBIYB. TBl 4S7t PARENTS DIVORCED I SPANISH Approxlmnlcly 3.5 p cr ( .,. n | ,,f ,.]] Madrid - The «V<TIH;<- 'iltittxj.- .,r . . . '.. u , . , Spiiin i.s 2.000 foot, higher th:m in ino U n, mivc uivi)ro (i d i *i 4 <• *mi vi. uivtjii...u M n .,i ,,[ Iinv j.,u r oji<.iin country «-x- pnrents. CC pt Switzerland. 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