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PAGE *— NAUGATUCK NKWS (CONN.), WKDNESDAY, NOV. HO, 10411 7>ubll»h»d Every Evening iffixoept Sunday) by fHE NAUGATUCK NEWS CORP. NAUGATUCK, CONN. Tuiephoiit* ttX8 and ttZV All nepttrtiMOte Entered as Mcond claai matter at the port office In Naugatuck. Conn. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Payable In Advance 1 Monta ...<1JK> 1 " tfwnlw: American Newspaper Pub. Aa»'n N. K. Dally New»paper Pub. Ajrfn Conn. Newspaper Publisher* AJM'U ~WKnNESI»AY. NOV. 30, Distinguished Guest For all its hospitality, everyday Arm-rica takes n somewhat per- fun<:tory attitude toward the red carpet which the government periodically rolls out for foreign dignitaries. But the vi.sit of his imperial majesty, Mohammad Kcza Shah Pahlavl. the Slmhin- shah of Iran, is different in a •way. True, thin distinguished visitor — a king of kings, no less—wants n handout. Two hundred and fifty million dollars, he thinks would he about right. But he also turns out to be friendly and informal, and America's welcome is heartfelt and warm. Thus far, this young rulor from the land of ancient Persia has .mood up exceedingly well under some of the wonders of America. He look official Washington and ils receptions in stride; he charmed the coeds as an hunorary and for a time n hatlcss, captain at a college foothall game; he survived a ride up Broadway as the guest of New York City and Graver Whalen, and he impressed the United Nations delegates at a reception in the Waldorf-Astoria. For some weeks to come his imperial highness will travel hither and yon in this country, a panoplied tour that is calculated to prove beneficial to the main purpose of his visit to this count ry. These .ire great days for the lr::dt'r of a nation which is an oil- rk-h buffer directly in the path of llusoian aggression toward the Middle East. But whatever the pul.lk-.'il. strategic and financial jnt locations, the Shah himself. Ly hi.; quiet and engaging per- .son^ljty has evoked from the Ametvan put/lie a favorable reaction. Unstable Currency A few weeks ago Britain devalued the pound down to a realistic level. As a result, Britain should have a stable currency. But the pound is still being devalued in practice. It can be bought now at 12 per cent under the official rate. Stability has not followed devaluation. For centuries the British pound was the most stable currency in the world. But Britain has fallen into evil times. Its government policy of superimposing a welfare state on the country in adverse circumstances is doing nothing to help. All this Is reflected in the fact that the world lacks confidence in the future of the pound. Here in America the dollar has not been devalued officially since 1933. President Truman declares such action will not be taken while he is in office. But the danger is not that the dollar wilil become worth less by official dictum. The danger is that it will become worth less as a result of policies that cause people to lose confidence in it. The heaping of one government deficit after another on top of the already stupendous debt is one way to cause the decline of monetary value. The country's strength of production, agriculturally and industrially, is the one hopeful factor today. Any recession in production, in the presence of growing gobs of money, will bring thle country to a painful experience such as many other peoples are suffering. Every American should accept it as basic that if the dollar ever plunges downward in value, as the pound is doing, he is In for bad times and all the welfare promises he is currently receiving will be a mockery. Count Your Blessings How do you spend your leisure time? Sundays in particular? Go to church? If it is a golf game, there are ample facilities in practically every community. If you prefer a trip in the country there are miles of, pleasant highways over which you may drive an automobile, a product of American industry which is universally owned and used. Should you stay at home there is a wealth of literature to entertain you. The radio brings the best in music. And so it goca. All these blessings are yours because you are an American citizen. Because you live in a land which guarantees personal liberty and, to date, free enterprise. No other people on earth have them to the same extent as now enjoyed by the people of the United States. In no other country in the whole world are people so fortunate. The English do not have these blessings under socialism. Communism la bringing only slavery to Russians. The American people are In danger of losing their political integrity because they are taking their manifold blessings as a mutter of fact. They are so comfortable in their surroundings they fall to see a tendency in government which will rob them of many of the things guaranteed by democracy. This would bo a good time to not only count, your blessings, but to renew your do- termination to defend a way of life which has brought them to you. Historians suy Puritans introduced football to America. If M0 , it has lost Homo of its standards in the meantime. Do You Remember? One Year Ago Leon S«rin was olected president of the Nuugatuck Teachers League. Russell Bristol was awarded it "T" for hi.s ipartlcipaltlan with the Taft Prop school soccer team. 20 Years Ago Mrs. Thomas Somcra, of Cur- tlss street, was visiting with relatives in New Jersey. John Hackott wa« named chairman of the Eagles' committee In charge of the annual children's Christmas party. MODERN ETIQUETTE Q. Is it proper for a bride-to-be to call her friends by telephone to request that, they serve aa bridesmaids at her wedding? A. No; it vis much better if she calls personally upon each of her friends for this purpose. If this IH not possible, as in the case of out- of-town friends, then friendly notes of request should be written by hand. Q. Is it. necessary for a man to rise when being- introduced to nnother man, and also to shake hands? A, Yes to both questions, unle.su of course, they are so far apart that it would be awkward to shake hands. Q. What Is the best way for a man to ask a girl for a dance? A. 'May I have the next dance," is probably the best manner. Household Scrapbook To Eliminate Roaches Gum camphor is a speedy remedy to rid the house of roaches. Another Is to. sprinkle powdered borax mixed with sugar near their haunts. A rag soaked in kerosene will also drive them away, if left near the infested area. Leather Furniture Old stains may be removed from leather furniture by coating with a mixture of powdered pipe clay and water, mixed to a paste. Allow to remain several hours, then brush off, repeating if necessary. . Threading Needlex Cut the thread on a slant, when threading a needle, and sec how much easier it is to slip the pointed thread through the eye of the needle. Art Swan, president of the Niiugfiliiclt eJmcitur of tin; S.P.- K B. S. Q. S A., tells us that the chapter will be heard in a radio broadcast Ms part of Watcrbury'H Community Chest drive, Jan 11 The entire chapter will sing as a chorus and the Naugntanes and .Sjilcm Village Four, quar- ttits, -will do Huveral numbers. The Niuigutui-k Valley I), tucli- nient, Marine C.orps League, Is making plans for u trip to ICoclcy Hill Veterans' home, Friday, HIM;. 0 . . More tluin BC local entertainers luive volunteered their Hid In putting on a Hlmw for tlnn vel« there . . The Hliow IN Jusl ahout arrangixl and It should )><•, a line mm . . <;,, m rit. IJoh Miller will JOmcee. Nuiig/iluck High CfKich rjmirgo Goodwin H-MX-ILI-H to b« In fur more heada.clx.vi .. After just completing :i football siKisun in which hi.s team I ont live, tied three and won only une, hn heads into a basketball season with little better prospects . . G-jno from last year'.* team are Jerry Lubriola, Charlie Aquvlu, Joe Ta-nsoy, Frank Klonoski, Bill Stlnson, Richie Roland and a (lout of others .Won't we have fun. H«y Polls!, IiaH won the award for 1!M» of the "Ancient and Kx- alted Order of Kent Story Tellers" . . The award IH l>elng made annually by Jluns Weaving to the person judged most deserving by a Ixjurd tit Impartial judges . . Tlio A. K. O. 11. S. T. Cup will be on display at HUSH' Sport Shop.. Roy displace* Fred Happy who won the trophy lust year.. Congratulations. Birthday wcia'ing.j to Billy Curtin, who celebrated last Sunday, to Peter Klnncy, who WHS n. year oldc;r Saturday, and Mrs. Crady T. Carpenter, who observed her natal day last Friday . Editih Cumin Granger hud six candles on hoi- birthday cako yesterday. Photog Ell Leuchars has been on the sick list the past few days Someone commented the other day that the i[X!rsons who do tho most griping and protest ing on any subject seldom contribute anything to their success Caw; In point IH the IJItle League . . Those who have nindtj it successful seldom, raise issues. Local rcsdenits have lilac buds in theli- home at this time, and hope tjhat the new snow didn't kill the dandelions they saw during the weekend In Prospect and the pansics in bloom in Middlefield we've had rwports of various other bushes and flowers being seen prior to the weekend storm. One borough resident IH Kolnjj to be more cautloim the next time he is doing a bit of carpentry work .. he says he doesn't mind the splinters In bin hands HO much .. but maintains that ono should never back Into a pile of lumber . . It mran.s dinner off the mantle. Oon't forget, the Playrnultnrs ni'jnUily meeting tonight . . ipot- luck supper at 0:30, and members and others interested may bring iiny kind of u covered dish . . Jack Con way will present a program of Interest to all . . St. Michac'l'a parish 'house. Mrs. Clayton F. Davis culls to tell us the addresses of her son, •Ilimny of the U. S. Navy, and daughter, Leona .. the new addresses are: .fames S. Davis, 8N, S7-50, IISNSI), Service School, Ilayoiine, N. .T. .. Leiina's ad- dre.HH IN: Mrs. Harold O. Hoffman, NAOTS, «-« Test Faelll- tleM, Chlncoteairue, Va. .Soi'ry to hear little Jocklo Kopler of Main street, Beacon Falls, l;i confined to his home by tonsillitis Mary Ann Swan, daughter of (Mr. and Mrs. Art Swan of New street, and a student at Colorado Woman'n college, Denver, Colo., recently partlclipatod in a radio program over stiul- tion KF'IiiL,, Denver, wihen it produced its "Where's Morgan?" v-.<rogrum. Jack .Pout IK it-building n house on KiiKttell «tr<>et . . "JiY" Po»l- la has become quite the deirreo miiHter, sinre the organization of the Gold Star Post team . . We like, by tho way, the way Commander Frank Zdrowskl handles the post'u publicity program. Mary Lou Bmnn of Beacon FullH has been on the sick list at the University of Colorado, where she's a student , . hope she la back at her classes and getting ready for the Christmas holidays by now. Wo'vu lukkn a different slant on the wet. and gloomy weather conditions at 'present, after we heard how many residents in the outlying sections of the borough urn suffering from lack of water in their wells, .some have gone completely dry. Miss Barbara Paul, who recently was promoted to psychiatric aide at the Institute of Living, Hartford, spent the recent holiday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Paul on Walnut street . . Barbara Is now residing at (lie tirad. club at the Institute. The A}i!m<bic Association of the Naugatuck Chemical Co. will honor their sports representatives ,-ut a banquet Dec. 8 . Thanks for tho Invitation. Friends are receiving cards from Mr. and Mrs. James Plx- ley, who are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary In Cleveland, Ohio . . they writ* there's snow and Ice and very cold there. Many happy returns of tho day Co today to Mrs. Frederick Ko- nino, Henry Sawlekl and Mrs. William Mariano,. .John Parkinson udds another candle to his cake Thursday, and Mrs. Kalph HaiiHen celehratefl come Saturday. MORE VISITING ROYALTY Q " : ii^S§i§' WALTER WINCHELL In New York HAIimr H. VAtJGlIAN, U. 8. A. (With a Salute to tho Into Sir William Gilbert) Il« Is the very mo<!«l of -j. modurn ffinerul, Who guards top (MMiruht vegetable, animal and mineral; An Influcntlnl, <;<>n»o<|ii;':itlul, inllltary paragon, Who's alvvuyg in (food odor, thank* to JH'rfnine's Johnny Marabou; Though, weighted down with medals, still he deftly throws hid weight around: UlN ImiM) of operations fliulN the Kruft-dlH|>«ni>liiK groat around; He owns a nodding friendship with smart 5 percenter bUMlnesKinon: To give a biiHlnesa friend the nod has been hl» practice, now and then; In uplte ofJrce deep freiv/<Mi,, h« will let nobody freeze him out; And presidential preference will never, never oatie him out; In short, HM sure UK sliver IH a welcome I'atnpaJgn mineral, He l» this very mode! of a, modern major grnoral. —Avery Giles tor Ezra Pound's no crazier than any other Hitler-lover. Scf-ing as what's happened to the others we'd say Ezra was a helu- va lot Bmnrtcr. Xoro Morales overheard hit* Cadillac way to a Kalsor-Fra.ior: ''[ jes' can't stand those Bulelw. They have such a hollor-than-lhou attitude." From u pitch by Universal Films: "Shelley Winters comes off with a number of bright lines l:i heir next. Here's a typical Wliitoinaying: 'I've boon on more laps Uinn a napkin'." That one appeared all over (he 'voi'ld aftnr it wan a Suiirul-lu-lhe- Nlght hoi'o. ..Headline: "Rhine Industry 'Bounces Back." Everybody duck! A group of Yankee funs (In !<•<!- lind Restaurant) wore groaning nljsout the Hportwwrltors picking Ted Williams (on a losing team) aw Most Valuable Player over Phil Rizjsuto and Joe Page. "ft HoemH," wopt Will Mahonoy, ' umpires aren't the only blln>l mice." flnanclul that op- Item: 'Teron H«lze« i ecor08 of nawnpapoi'H pose him." Prob'ly wnntH to find out how they can exlat without brlhea. Hum: "White nuui tflvnn flvo years for attempting rupc on 2 colored women In Alabama." Hmmm. .TedRo Armstrong's net gonna like that, at all. From the AP -."Capetown.: South Africans, via the Chamber of Cotn- morco at KlorkHdorp, dnvldnd to UHk nil undortakflrn In town to provide Hcimratu hearHCB for whiles and non-whites." • Jlow bigoted can you get? If WaKhlii|rton really want* to find out what a great job LI I Inn- thai did, lot them appoint MB chief detractor, Senator McKcllar Uir Hlckenlooper), to fill his huge shoes. Tho Shall of Iran, wlnod, dlnod n.nd feted almost hourly since he arrived, Inspected the RCA labs at Princeton. He enjoyed the free-field Hound room. It Is com- jilctely llnnd with 8-foot deep wedges of padding, proli'ly the quIcU'Kt .spot In Uie world. Ho asked everyone, including pho- toir,* to wlthdi'aw. He heard only hla heartbeat and the occasional creak of leather in his ghoea. "I like it In here," he later told Dr. II. ]•'. Olson. "Flrnt moment of ipcncc I've had In weeks!" Item: "IliiHKlaiiH claim they Invented the parachute In 191.1." That Cxailat roglmc sure was progressive. "Joo Scanloii" (real inline Herbert liurijnnnn) was convicted ita a traitor. He was a Nazi broadcaster (born ATnprlcan), who predicted things would bo bettor in tho U. S. when he became President.. "There's a thought for the Ke- pu'bs," nays Nancy Donovan. "Thcy-vc tried everything- else.' A loading psychiatrist says tral- Look And Learn 1. On what day did the 20th cen- Uiry begin? 2. What commercial rosin IB obtained from insects? 3. Where is the world's largest library? 4. What is tho average life span of a dog? 5. What causes an "Adam's apple"? Answers 1. January 1, 1901. 2. Shellac. 3. Tho Congressional Library In Washington. D. C. 4. About 14 years. 5. The projection of the thyroid cartilage of the larynx. * Bocondltloned Motor* FOBn * MERCURY Budfct Finn Available The KAUGATTTCK FUEL 00 ronn DEALER vh>uie stai NEW tNGUNO'S UBfifS PtTRQLEUH STORACf-rfRMIKAl BUNKEB "0" Fuel Oil _«?« tlOO 1 ' per gallon F. O. B. Our Terminal Bridgeport, Conn. ft Wo don't kno whow un-n«w It la; wo JUBt know It'H trolnjr In right here. It's tho one about tho highly touted oollltoh team which lo»t se-voral close oniia In a row. Ono Saturday It waw a crucial fumble. Tho next K'tmo it •wan n. <>e{oiiBlvc lapse. Tho next u rwHoH ot touKli br«al<,s, etc. Finally, the Monday aflor a bit- tor defeat, the coach called In his Hf|uad and roared; "Forget everything you over learned, t'ni (jon- nn, terix'h you thin ir'imn nil over aprnln — from the ibeglnnln(jr. Right Now!" Pickinfi: u,p a football, he Hcraamod: '"ITfJS 1 IS A FOOTBALL!" "Hey, caech!" mumbled a benf- trust tackle from tho ronr. "Nol no O12T8 JOB A Moosup man who offered to exchange his Bcven room houae for employment la point; to work next Monday. Slxty-your-old IrvInK Hun- darlnnd has been employed aii im accountant for an uutomohlln ajjen- cy. But his new employer iBn't lakIng: hit) house. Sundo'rland gets tho Job without any gtrlngn attached. IOWA BATES 8KCOND Iowa la the second largest livestock producing state. "We, THE MUSIC SHOP—" We send our child to school to become educated. This education prepares our child for a useful and enjoyable life. Ills personality and his ability to cooperate with uthers are developed us well an his skills and physical well being. Music IN a very Important part In this complete education of our child. The ability to enjoy and produce music brings many benefits. It's an Important that our child be educated In music ai» In reading, writing , arithmetic, history and other subjects. There IH no reason to limit music to a few than iherc IK to limit the study of En-dish to the few "natural-born" writers. The benefits of education in free America belongs to all children. Complete music education begins In the kindergarten; rhythm train- Ing, the understanding and Appreciation of all kinds of music, a chance to participate in an organized bond, orchestra or chorus- all during school hours and with full school credit. It's being done In other places; why not Naugatuck? SHAH OF IRAN VISITS FDR's GRAVE TMI YOUNO RULER OF IRAN, Mohammed Rcza Pahlovi, is pictured in front of tho grave ot the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt at Hyde Park, N. Y., alter he had placed a wreath on it. Mrs. Eleanor Koosevclt (standing behind flic Shah) led the monarch on a lour of the Roosevelt home. Second from left is Elliott Roosevelt (International Soundphoto) A Scene in the Manger One of tlic fifrikirifr skctflif-s fr 7A<? Story cj tie It's an 18-chapter Christmas feature, authentically telling in strip form the most beautiful story ever told. Starting- Monday, Dec. 5 in Naugatuck News WaterbunjsU Dependable I I Stor* Checked Sport Shirt ifcl 'J'fie perennial favorite in warm cotton i'liinnol. Convertible collar. San- forized and wa.shable. Hold check* in red, yellow, or green, with black. HI/.CH S-M-L. Reg-. l|3.50 Sale $2.95 Corduroy Sport Shirts A "B.V.D." Bilker nJ.irt, of fine pi,i- waits washable corduroy. Wear it with or without: a tic, Beige Blue green, Sizes 14-17. ' ' $7.95 Genuine Cowhide Belts Ilmid.soiiic, ])liiihli' cowhiilc. Plain (rlciiiiiin^ leiillKrr.or tooled paUi-ms. j!ro\vn, |;in, hhick or gray. Sixes :i()-ts. Reg, $1.50 Sale 98c Interwoven Nylon Hose \CiQ°/n DnPont, brushed rayon, (\\'.', rib LOJIR- wetirintr, fji.sl, drying, Iiiindsonie solirl i-olors. Sixes 10-13. $1.00 Men's Dept. — Main Floor

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