K a~NAEOATl;CK NP.WH <CONN.). SATUBIMV, nKC. 3, linn DREW PEARSON ON "fhe WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Drew Pearson Says: Negro Congressman Dawson's Apointment To Democratic National Committee Has Interesting Background; President Truman Admires Austrian Art; Secretaries Acheson And Brannan Oppose World Food Bank. Washington — Very quietly this week, a negro was made vice- chairman of the party which once went to war over the issue of slavery. The negro is Congressman William Dawson of Chicago, and the man -whose place he is tailing- as vice-chairman of the Democratic ceptions, but Powell, whose wife Truman dislikes, is not. Guarding Austrian Art A guard of 115 men stand watch over the rare Austrian Art collection on display at the National Art Gallery during the daytime. Twenty more plus a squadron of mili- * n,*r-^no.«i ma.il \u cue A-'emourauc ty more pius a squadron or mili- Tv'ational Committee is boss Frank ! tary police stand watch on Salur- " Hague of Jersey City. The change was engineered by Democratic National Chairman William Boyle and has an interesting background. 'ihe vice-chairmanship of the Democrataic National Committee Long was held by Mayor Ed Kelly of Chicago. Kelly, an active Roosevelt man. made the position important. After his retirement as Mayor, the vice-chairmanship went to Boss Hague of New Jersey, who last mont suffered a crushing defeat. At that time Hague announced that he -was ready to resign as vice-chairman of the committee, and Bill Boyle expressed the hope privately that he would. "I'd grab his resignation in a minute," Boyle told friends. This week Boyle acted. William Dawson, long a Democratic member of Congress from Chicago January was the first negro Congressman tr» become chariman of a Congressional Committee. As head of the House Expenditures Committee he has got along well ( with broad-minded Representatives Hardy of Virginia, Lanham or o-eorgia and Bonner of No-*h Carolina. So Chairman Boyle quietly elevated him to the vice- chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee. GOP And Colored Vote Even more interesting is the political background behind Dawson s appointment. The Chicago district which sends •Jim to Congress used to be Republican. And during the Herbert Hoover landslide in 1928, it sent Oscar De Priest, negro Reputu- n^.» ", Consrress — ^e first negro elated to that body in n may .ears. Result was a hue and cry 'r.,^ Washington society, includ- -" man >" Republicans, that Con- fSJ™, 1 * Priest »*ould not S, invited to. the regular White «ou se reception which the Presi- f Con- rrosidcnt Hoover did not take ^ nr '? t Mand °" the ?r"tei .°h r ", v" Prle » t W £ T?- ' ne deb-'te hurt the GOP's standing with the big-city nesrro populations. Various ofrfer fact frs " * flays and Sundays. "We tell them tc remain as unobstrusive as possible but 'to keep their eyes open." says the gallery's administrator. Col, Harry McBride. President Truman was so taken by the collection during a private viewing that he remained for an hour and a half, admiring the quaint old antiques, carved ivories, suits of armor, and the Celleini salt cellar. However, the President v.-as most imipressed by the paintings, particularly one of Rembrandt's self-portraits. World Food Bank There has been a lot of backstage cabinet debate over the UN Food and Agricultural organization's plan to feed the world's needy areas from U. S. farm surpluses. Though Preseident Truman has given his official blessing, his Secretary of State and Secretary of Agriculture are definitely against it. They are not opposed to the principle of feeding the hungry, but to the cost and machinery involved. What the FAO advocates is on International Clearinghouse where surplus commodities could be gathered Then distribution tc impoverished nations. Secretary Ac-heson's opposition to this idea has been well known, but it was thought Secretary Brannan was opposed to him. However, he U not. Their joint opposition is based on the fact l that. a world food clearinghouse would cost an estimated five billon dollars," to be divided . among nations according to their national income, which would mean Uncle Sam would foot about half the bill. In other words, it would cost Uncle Sam about 500 Million dollars the first year to give away only 360 million dollars worth of surpluses. Therefore Acheson and Brannan argue that it would be cheaper just to give away the surpluses They are sure Congress will think Vin Drake, Gnaizdowski Pace Highlanders To 47-39 Victory Goodwin Announces Lineup For N.H.S. Opener Tonight Conch George P'. Goodwin todaj announced his starting lineup fo Naugautck Highjj fir,=t basketbal game of the 1949-50 season, tonigh against Trinity Boys Club, of New Haven, on the YMCA court. Bob "Red" White, the only mem ber of last year's starting five who is back this year, will be holding down one of the guard poats With him in the backcourt wil Alan OroBswait, a member of the junior -varsity five last year. At forward will be Roger Cur rier, the sixth man on last year's team. Rcjgcr shapes up as the tcnm's potential hig-h-scoring threat. His running mate will be . ., -., ^aJly Dumonski, also up frorr locals maintained a three-point, last year's junior varsity. At ccn 20-T 1 If » H El f -t nf a*>mlnr<in». (•**»' Will Vti-i Innlr.. T5—1- C1J Jt . i. Locals Score Second Major Upset In Week The Naugatuck Highlanders stepped into the role of giant killers for the second time in a week last night, to upset a favored Tor- nngton Triangles team, 47-39 on the YMCA court. The locals took the lead early in the first period and maintained an edge the rest of the way. Vinnie Drake, former Ansonia High School star, appeared in the locals' lineup and turned in the too scoring effort of the night, tally- Ing 13 points. He also played a whale of a floor game and turning in a remarkable performance under the baskets. Drake and Sonny Gnaizwoksi scored seven points between them tc, boost the Highlanders into a 10-5 lead at he close of the first period. The Triangles began hitting in the second period, with Hubino and Ponsi accounting for 10 points, and although they'out- scored the Highlanders, 12-10, the 20-17 lead at intermission. Drake and, Gnaizdowski aprain Ijaced the locals in the third period, scoring six points each, as the Highlanders turned on the steam and opened a nine-point gap, leading 37-28 at the close of the frame. Sokolik and Carmigani accounted for seven of Torrington's 11 po'nts Bally The Triangles made a determined effort to pull the game out of the fire in the final period. With Sokolik and Jinx Ongelia doins? mos of the scoring, they pulled ta within five points,, at 40-35, at the automatic time. That was the closest they got, however, for in the final three minutes Jack Quint dumped in five points and Vin Healy two to stifle the threat. The Highlanders had 16 personal fouls called against them to 21 for the Triangles. The locals made good on 13 of 25 foul tries and Torrington 13 out of 19. The game was witnessed by 175 fans. Drake was high scorer for the Highlanders with 13 points on five baskets and three foul conversions. Gnaizdowski contributed 11 and Vi n Healy eight. For the Triangles Ongelia scored nine, Sam Ponzi eight. Rubion eight and Sokolik seven. In the Preliminary preliminary game, the are - ways mvited to Congressional re-" ^•^••••^H BUCKMILLER Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Telephone 4334 For The Best In Jewelry C.H.Tomlinson Vin Cuddy's Friars Open Season Against Assumption Tonight The Providence College Friars ,Q^^ ba!1 ^ uintet will op«n their 1949-50 season tonight at the Mount Pleasant Gymnasium wfth Assumption College of Worcester cs the opponent. The P C Frosh quintet will play Newman Prep of Boston in the preliminary game beginning at 7 o'clock. While this contest will be the Lrst of 22 for the Friars, the A«- sjmption five has already met and defeated one opponent, Hiilycr College. Naugatuck'a coach, Vin Cuddy of the Friars, will start an all vet' cran team in this opening contest Oc-Capts. Walter Lozoski and Art vVeinstock. both seniors, will FLOWERS For All >TX>WEB8 TKT.gGHATHED EVttl k wiicRK MELBOURNE'S FLOWER SHOP 110 RCBBKB AVENUE T*L am up at the guard positions. On the front line, Frank P/-l«gr|ino, a junior, and one of the high scorers on the Varsity a year ago, will open at the center post. He will be flanned by Sam Nissel nt one of the forward positions, and Ray Garcia at the other. Nissel and Garcia are also juniors. Nissel led nil lac Friars in tljc scoring department a year ago, Ray Korbuiieski, of Waterbury Jim Schlimm, Alex Becker, Tom Orr, and Jim Power are other Friar players expected to see plenty of action against Assumption. Schlimm .and Korbusieski were members of the P. C Frosh quintet last year and they have looked very promising In pe-scoson arllls. Orr, Becker and Power were squad members a yenr ago and all have looked good in drills. SCHOLASTIC BASKETBALL Bristol 60, William Hall 36. Manchester 39, Meriden 33. Simsbury 58, Canton 38. Bloomfleld 44, Berlin 19. Portland 48, Sufflold 28. Durham 50, East Hampton 39. Ellsworth 57, Watertown 18. Windham 60, St. Augustines 37. Wllcox Tech 45, Alumni 30. Cheney Tech. 50, Hartford Technical Institute 4D. Glastonbury 29, Wiodsor Locks 24. Thomaston 46, Oliver Wolcott Tech 18. Lltchfldld 64, Morris 12. _ t ----- .......u.*. j tjeviui;, LlltJ Dukes turned back the Flying Dutchmen, 30-20. The first half was closely contested, with the winners holding a 13-12 bulge at intermission. Paced by Tom Clisham and Bill Scranton, away in t h e the Dukes pulled third quarter and n widened their margin to 10 points In the final canto. Clisham paced the winners with eight points. Scranton scored seven, Pichulo five and Pete Brennan four. For the Dutchmen, Prank Wismski was high man with six points. Bud DiMaria had five and Bryant Kirkendall four. The score: HIGHLANDERS Drake, If ........... 5 Boettger, If .......... o Gnaizdowski, rf ..... 3 Quint, rf .............. 2 Swirski, c ............ 2 Jones, c .............. o Vin Healy, lg ........ 4 Joe Hcaly, rg ........ o Sutor, rg ............. i ter will be lanky Bob Sluzdak, £ junior who ipdayed with the Jay vecs.last year in his first outinc with the team. Ran fry Team The team will, on the whole, be taller than last year's squad. Both Siuzdak and Currier are over six fee* tall and White and Cross waite are in the vicinity of six feet in height. The smallest man on the starting five will be Dumonski, about five feet, eight inches tall. What he lacks in height he makes up in speed and h=>'l proibabiy toe the fastest" man on the squad. Also expected to see consider able action against the New Ha ven club are Eddie Szczoczara Bobby Marianri, the Matos twins Billy and Manny, Mill Lambert and Bob Selinske. All with the exception of Lambert, saw considerable action with the Junior Varsity last year. The locals will be heavy favorites to take the Elm City crew into camp and oddity fo t Naujry high athletic teams of recent years. Trinity has been booked for the opening game for a number of years to give the Greyhounds a warmuipi before swinging into the heavy part of their h ul £' T1 ^t is all the game should be—a warmup. The Junior Varsities will collide m the prelimininary grame at 7-30 o-clock, with varsity tilt to follow It is expected that all of Naugatuck's 26 players will break into the lineup in one or both of the games. f 3 0 5 1 1 0 0 3 0 Totals ---- , ......... 17 13 17 TRIANGLES b Sokolik, If 3 Spino, rf .'. o Ponzi, c 2 Ongelia, lg 4 Hussen, lg Q Carmigani, rg o Rubino, rg 4 Totals 13 13 ( Score at half I 20, Torrington coll. Mariano. 39 * lghlan<ief * Dri a - Our country's freedom began here in New England. Let's keep it alive here in New England. United States Rubber Company Footwear Plant Naugatuck, Conn. Roesslers, Townies Seeking Bookings Two strong state semi-pros basketball teams are seeking games with teams in this area. The Washington Townlcs want home pnmps for Wednesday nights and Sunday afternoons. Interallied parties ure a«kcd <to call Joe Bnl>- cock at Washlns-ton 588 after Uric o'clock for bookings. Also socking games is the Roes- «lcr basketball t<mm of New Haven. The RocBoler ibount of two wln.H over tho Eanlern A.A.U. fh.-impH. The wiuad includrm Johnny Slab, formerly of tho Brl.stol Tramps; Bill Lo O3 , outstanding Phillies' baseball prospect, former UConn ace and cniptaln of the 1945-16 Hlllhouso New England championship squad. Tho team also lists many members of the N«w Haven Boys Club which hns played a number of games with tho U. ,=3. Rubber Co. five. For bookings, contact Mnnofcf I'rank A. FranciH, IK) Ivy nil-ret New Haven, 11 Conn., phone 7C-fC 7SO between 5 and 7 o'clock. COLLEGE BASKETBALL Arnold 73, Springfield 63. Bridgeport 78, Bryant 61. Brooklyn Collage 74, Fairfield 46 Fordham 71, John Marshall 55 Pace 96, Alumni 53. Carnegie Tech 66, Lawrence Tech 53. Pratt 64, Webb 52. Roanaokc 44, Ml. St. Mary's 42 Marietta 114, Rio Grande 66 Now York State Tech 75, Cathedral College 65. North Carolina Stain 67, Washington & Lcc 47. Lenoir Rhyne 67, Newbcrry 43. Columbia 07, Kings Point 44. Georgia 69, Chntlunooga 48. St. Lawrence 87, McGill 43. New York AC 61, Hofstra 58, SyraciiHo 79, Toronto 45. Auburn 59, Howard 36, i;" Light-Heavyweight Challengers Fight At Hartford Tuesday Hartford, Dec. 3—Boxing goes big time for a one-night fling at the Auditorium Tuesday ntEht when Archie Moore, No. 2 light heavyweight challenger, tangles with the No. 4 man, "Doc' Williams of Hartford. It will be the third time tn.-y have met. And though kayoed twice last year by Moore, Williams and his manager, Morris (Mushky) Salow, are so certain that 'Doc" will win this time that Salow has posted $2,500 guarantee for Moore. That's what Archie pols ^JL!; 116 fisht does Ics s than ne ?5,000 gate necessary to cct 'Mushky" off the nut. Salow figures it will be worrh it to him and his fighter If he breaks even, that a Williams victory would put him In the No 2 challenger'8 spot and nearer a shot ut Freddie Mills' title. UConns Make Second Start Tonight Storra, Dec. 3—Conncnticurs IjaskntbiUl tonm will mnke HH w.- rmd start of tho ycnr horn tonight .vhcn it takes on Springfield College, ono of HB oldest rivals. The UConnH dlupoaod of the! GymnaBt.s |HH( year to tho tun« of 55-15 In a RIITOO that was nlp- nncl-tuck nil the way. Springfield will come here .stripped of rill but one of the regulars of la«t Hcimon, yot no one IB usinp the "crying towel" at tho physical education .school. Springfield still han a good odtjp over Connecticut I n the record book, having boaton the UConnn 1!5 tlmcH In 24 contoHtH tho two schools have played. Tho Connecticut freshman squad will nmko its debut by opposing: the Springfield frosh In the preliminary starting at 7 oclock. Tho varalty con- teal gain underway at 8:45. STRnnn NO* Today, Sunday June HAVER Mark STEVENS . OH, YOU BEAUTIFUL DOLL TSCHNICQLOR .-2nd HIT' 'ARCTIC FURY' C.I CAMtlC.ly. MHO* lW*XT JlTTRACTIONt I'CERONIMO'I frrfffMMMM 1 fttihuNOTu (TMILOFTKE KM Mm * LONESOME PINE; 1 New York Yankees In Market For "Real" Starting Pitcher New York Dec. 3 (UP) — The Now York baseball Yankees may be •world champions, but General Manager George Weiss makos It clear the team is very much in the trading market. Weiss told a news conference today: "We're not standing pat. There Is one very big plum we'd like to pick, a real starting pitcher. And I mean real spelled with a capital 'R'. Weiss says the Yankees have •talked trade with six other majot league clubs. He refused to say which team the Yankees ignored, but .Is obviously is the Boston Red Sox. It is difficult seeing either team willing to strengthen the other in view of their near photo- finish last year. Weiss went on to say that any trades with other than for a pitcher v/ould be to get nil-ins in event some of the aging Yankee ,*tars need help. "If you count Tommy Hcnrich .-is an outfielder," says Weiss, "Weve got four outfielders on our roster who are 35 or over. We're not going to put anybody ahead of Henrich or Joe DiMaggio, but we're always o.i the lookout for good men to spell these fellows if they tir e or get injured." ccoa'.btc Weiss claims Johnny Mize the big first baseman the Yankees bought from the New York Giant late last season, will be given every chance to win a regular job "His shoulder injury," says Weisa, 'should be healed. All it neteded was rest, not surgery." Army Gridders Face Three New Opponents In 1950 * (By United Press) The undefeated Kaydots of Army have added three new opponents to their 1950 football schedule. ' One c-f the newcomers, tho Red Raiders of Colgate, will get first crack at Army's undefeated string of 20 In a row when the Kaydets en c,/ he ' r 3eason next September . Stanford and New Mexico are the other newcomars One of the highlights of the Army schedule is the October 14 dat-» with the Michigan Wolverines at Yankee Stadium in New York After the Colgate game, which is at West Point, Army plays host to Penn State, then plays Michigan at New York Saturdays. The Kaydots trave , to Harvard on Oct- tober 21 meet Colulmbla in New £!'•, f", i 28th and p' av Pen " at Philadelphia on November 4. New Mexico travels to West Point for a November 11 g amc . Army hits oT rr° Pl3 £ Stanford at Palo o, Calif, on November 18 Then comes the usual open week-end before the traditional clash with Navy at Philadelphia on Dec7m- ALCAZAR SUN. — MON. — TUES William Powell — Shelley Winters 'Take One False Step" Yvonne DeCarlo — Howard Duff in "Calamity Jane and Sam Bass" NO WINTER WORRIES With This Fine Reconditioned 1947 OLDSMOBILE "98" Four Door Sedan, Dark Green with seat covers. One owner 12,000 ac- tutal miles. Reconditioned in our own service department. Radio, heater, A very dependable car at a price that speaks for itself. $1595 $575 Down $64.24 Month See It — Drive It — Today It's too good to stay on the lot very long-. FREE MOTORS, The Best Place In Town to Buy Used Cars 492 NORTH MAIN ST Tel 2211 SCULLY, Florist Flower* for Every Ocoailon 480 BALDWIN ST. UBO T. BOOTJLY, Prop. PHONE WAT. 6-7280 Holy Cross Rated Strongest College Team In New England Yale, R. I. State Round Out Top Three In Area Boston, Mass., Dec. 3 (UP) — New England's basketball spotlight is focused on Holy Cross, Yale and Rhode Island State college, but experts predict they won't take any national honors. These three loom as the tiny region's hoop powerhouses this season. Hoiy Cross is rated strongest of the 60 teams in New England. This d'espite the fact the Crusaders last such veterans as George Kaftan, Dcnnie O'Connell and Joe Mulla- ncy, all of whom .turned professional. The team will be built around crafty Bab Cousy, a passing and shooting wizard who es- i tajblished a Holy Cross scoring ] record last season. Promising So-. homores make coach Lester Sheary less fearful of a rugged 28-game schedule. Yale is in Efflproximately the same position. While they lost the nation's leading scorer, in accordli- on-playing Tony Lavclli, the defending district one NCAA cham- . pions will have a squad that is i "faster than the championship team of last year." That's'the report of.Coach • Howard Hobson. B. I. State Rhode Island State, with a schedule only sligthly easier than that of Holy Cross, figures to repeat last year's 16-6 record. At the little Rhode college, basketball is a. specialty. But, director of basketball Bill Mokray of Boston Garden says all these topnotch teams of the cix- state region will be weaker than last year. And he expects none to withstand regional playoffs. He says the outlook is-only fair. It will make for evenly-matched' , but I don't think any team in New England could go far against some of those midwestorn teams." Other teams in the area with schedules of major proportions are weaker than the Holy Cross-Yalo- Rhode Island trio. Best of these is Boston college, "vastly improved" over last year. Dartmouth, once the scourge of the courts, will be weaker than last season owing to the losa of high-scoring forward Ed Leede Coaih Elrner Lampe says he'll he lucky if he wins "half the games we play." 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