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PAGE 2—NAUGATUCK NEWS (CONN'.), MONDAY, DEC. 5, UI4fl DREW PEARSON ON The WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Drew Pearson Says: Senators Take A Holiday In Spain; Recommended American Loan To Franco After Gay Weekend Washington—Here ;s a contrast between what two group of Americans have clone to influence their country's standing abroad. One- is the Junior Chamber of Commerce In Texas. The other is the half- inebriated senate appropriations subcommittee traveling through Spain. First, the antics of the Sena- ntnrs. The subcommittee, headed by Sen. Elmer Thomas of Oklahoma, traveled in a special air fores plane, including six crew members, tv.o stenographers, three clerks, three wives and a doctor— Dr. William E. Lovelacp of Albuquerque—to look after the health of Xew Mexico's Senator Dennis Chavez. "They call this a junket," carefully explained Senator Thomas to newsmen, "but that's a misnomer. Th« country's spending seven billions of the taxpayers' money, and the taxpayer is entilted to know how the money is being- spent. That's what we're looking- after.' But the Senator glassed over the fact that the U. S. A. is spending r,ot one cent of money in Spain. "One of the Senators had a relative in Spain he wanted us to meet," Thomas explained, presumably referring to Senator Chavez. Arriving in Madrid at 3:30 p. m. Sa'urday, the committee was received by foreign minister Martin Artajo. then attended a reception at the American Embassy, then drove the next day to Tolcda, attending a fiesta, witnessed the traininjr maneuvers of some young- bulls for a bullfight and saw a pypsy "flamenca" dance. Ouring the latter part of this fast-moving- entertainment, several of the senators-obviously were in no condition to report intelligently on what they were seeing. Bibulous Senators This column is not interested in whether a public official drinks or doesn't drink. We have no great concern even if he gets blotto — long as it's in private. Rut when n group of U. S. Senators spend the taxpayers' money on an official rni.-xion where they represent the Vniifd States government, then •r.-y have an obligation to keep .- O-..T -it least in public. The United States has great ;>:•< <.;•:<: in Spain. Americans art pcr-.sider.'d sober. hard-working rr.-.plc. Therefore, H. does not help IIH o; ;• nation when a group of ."••nri'.oj-s a::t as if they were on v.-f'V.-^'rx'. binge. S ;.:.fi.; .Mayl.ark of South Carolina :ir:-| rt.-ibert.von of Virginia wore absl-t tknis. But in varying degrees, their colle.iquc? were "not. As the fostivitk-H wore on at To- FLOWERS For All OCCMI on> FLOWERS TKT.EGBAPBKD EVERYWHERE MELBOURNE'S FLOWER SHOP 1M ROBBER AVENTC TO. SCSS ledo. tho Sijunlsli most, trlcl hard to g-et food into their friend. Senator Chavez of New Mexico, -who kept mumbling: "I'm a Catholic, a Spaniard and a Yankee gentleman, and I don't give a who knows it." Finally, Sonator Thomas, whom the Spanish press referred to as "Cotton" Thomas, corralled most of his committee plus the Spanish hosts around a table as if he were presiding over his Senate Afcricult- ure committee back in Washington, and tried to hold a hearing. But everybody wanted to talk at once. Finally, the Senator from Oklahome concluded: "I move that the Foreign Mini'?•ter convey this information to this young man, the Ambassod<>r." He ipointed to Charge D'Affaires Paul Culbertson, who is not an Amba.«oador, duo to the fact that the U.N. in a very important debate, has voted against Ambassadors to Spain. "He," continued Thomas, "will thon convey it to the State Department which always kesps the Senat well-informed." Maybe T.V Swedes Were Right In other worda, if the Senators were going to get their report from the State Department anyway, they mig-ht just as well have saved the taxpayers' money and stayed at home. Finally, one American asked Senator Thye of Minnesota: "Why did you come here at all? It's obvious that you can't see anything during this brief weekend." "Well," replied Thye, who . at home is a serious, hard-working Senator, " we have a military At- tache here. And we havo a Naval Attache here, and we have Consulates. And it's our duty to see that they arc properly representing the United States." "But you arrived on a Saturday afternoon when these offices aren't open," rcmonhtrated the American, "and you leave Monday morn- Ing before they open," YouVo senn a fiesta, you've had a siesta, and you've danced a Fiamenca," added an American lady, "but what have you seen of Spain?" Undaunted, the Senators flew to Paris in their special air force plane Monday morning, And out of their vast fund of week-end knowledge of Spain, they announc- ci'd that Dictator Franco should receive an American loan of $100000.000. Note —Maybe the Swede., were wise in not rolling out the "cd carpel for t h« Thomas corn- tee. Party Arranged For Fernandez William Fernandez Jr.. newly appointed field representative of the URWA in District Two, will bci guest of Honor Friday night at n dinner party at the Santa Fc restaurant. Employes of the label department of tho Naugntuck Chemical are planning the party. Patrick H. Kelley, former industrial relations,manager at the plant, will be master of ceremonies. For Christmas... ..GIVE HSR A BUTTONHOtE WORKER ^.95 Maket il eaiy for anyone to lew perfect buttonholes with HEADOUAITeRS fait machine Xilchei. ' 0 "M*ACHl7l M ° CARLSON'S SOfPUES CUTJRCII ST. NAUOATUCK Open Friday NI B hl« Until ChrlxtmaN THE NEW Ja/ccn Bakery OFFERS ITOO THE FINEST IN RYE AND PUMPERNICKEL 0 DELICIOUS PASTBIES • FANCY ROLLS • CAKES FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS 122 School Street Dial 3985 Union City SEE DUE LARGE DISPLAY OF Plush Toy Animals FOR CHRISTMAS •+*+•*+*• f+r-*rf+ff+f*f* f ff+fftff * USE OUR LAY AWAY PLAN VIC'S SMOKE SHOP CHURCH STREET — NAUGATUCK Naugatuck Sets Traffic Record WARDEN HARRY JU CARTER, left looks on approvingly as 1'OLICE CHIEF JOHN ,1. GORMLEV points to the "900" which means that Naugutuck has gone 900 days without a traffic: dentil. The large poster displayed at police headquarters, was Riven thes' borough by the State Highway Safety Commission. The borough's last traffic death was Jane 8, 1947. The wigns urge pede«trian» <o ho alert for tho sake of safety. The 900 day record IB the longest lit tho borough's motor vehicle history. What's Doing JHop Brook Vocal In Naugatuck ! Ensemble Receives A Calendar of Events Today, Tomorrow and Every Day Monday, December 5 Annual Christmas card party, St. Francis' Altar society, Columbus hall, S p. m. Christmas tea, Naugatuck Woman's club. American L,ef'ion H-jmo 3 p. m. Ladies' Night at Centennial Lodge, Odd Fellow's Hall. Meeting of West Side Community Club, Hop Brook School audllurl- um, 8 p. m. Tunxilay, Dw.ember 0 Meeting, Congregational Both Israel, Community Ccnteci, J48 Fair- vlow avenue, 8:30 p m. Mooting of executive committee of Nuugatuck Council of Churches, Salem Liuthurun church, 8 p. in. Kennedy Oh'cK', Daughters of Isabel, Knights of Connibug hall 8 p. m. Card party, sixmsored by tlio Children of Mary Sodality of St. Hedwlg's Church, Falcon hall, School Hi reel, K p. m. | Wednesday. December 7 Regular meet ing, U-ulio.i' :iuxili- ary, American Loglon post, Luskin Homo, 8, m. Thursday, T»occmlier 8 Monthly card party of Ladles' auxiliary, American I.cginn post. l>«lon Homo, R p. m. Christmas parly and meeting of Central Avenue School Purcnt- Tnacher AHHoclallon, -at Hchool, 8 p. m. ChrisimnH bn/aar nnd publl: supper, Evergreen chapter. Order of Eastern Star, Mnsonic Tempi"-, bazaar opens 1 p. m., mipixjr, 5 to 7 p. m. Friday, Decoinlwr 0 Junior Chamber of Commerce dance, Odd FelloWB hall, from U jj. m. to 1 a. m. Sunday, I]ocoml>er 11 Third negrois Initiation, Ojncla Council, KlnghLs '/f Columbus hull. Annu.-il ChrUilni.-LH party for chlldi-en, Polish FiUconii and Ulan society Falcon hall, 3 1. m. Children's Christmas party. Em- ilcm club, Nau;;aUick iMtiua of EDcs, Nonry building, 3 p. m. Miiiidny, ntx-ornlwr 12 Annual Chi-intma-i ipurly, Naugatuck Junioi- Woman's olub, Con- greguliomtl par)f,h house, 8 p. m. Tuesday,, December 13 School Nltflit meotlnj;, Hop Brook Hchonl Pare-nt-Toacher Ji.?HOclatlon, school auditorium, 8 p. m. Card party, Pond Hill Community o,luli, 8 ]>. m. Regular dinner-meeting of tho Junior Chamber of Commerce, Annenberg's restaurant, Park Place 0:15 p. m. Sunday, ItocomlMtr 13 Tea for parents arid teachers, Central Avenue .School, 3 to 5 p. m. Frlduy, I><HM>IH|MT Hi Social miioting, entertainment, Puncl Hill Community club, 8 p m. Saturday, DrccmlHT 17 NEWS-Salem Playhouse Chrlst- iM Party for YounifHters Salem Plnyhou.se 0 a. m. Naugatuck Junior Woman's club Yulctide dance, Hotel Elton, Waterbury, » p. m. to 1 a. m. Thiimilny, J)ccomber 22 Bleighride Ball, Naugauck Woman'.s club Ju-ilorctlcs. Chlldrnn'H Christmas pai-ly, Pond Hill Community club, 7 p. m. Saturday, J).-<vt,il mr ,fl Ni;w Year's Evo jmrty. Pund Hill Cornmuily club, » p. m . First Prize Check The Hop Brook School vocal ensemble has received a check as first prize for their participation in a student radio program over Station WATR recently. The ensemble, from the sixth Ri'fido, was prepared fo the broad- ca.Ht by Mrs. Charles Baxter, wlxth M'ado teacher, and Je.sse P. Da\ls, director of music In the public schoolB. * Members of the ensemble wore: .Julia Wocmer, Steven Haas, D'.uno Englestad, Judith Ann White, Geoffrey Wllfion, Marion Smlgel- "lil, Bill-burn. Kwnsnicwakl, Rosc- miiry Fogarty and Patsy Plcnrlo. 'I hey Hang "Mighty Men," a Danish I'olk mini;, und "Harvest Moon," a Kpani.sh folk song. The broadcast originated from the Hotel Elntou, Waterbury. • SCULLY, Florist Flow«m lor Kvory Ocrienlon 4HO BALDWIN 8T. MCO T. SCULLY, Prop. PHONE WAT. 5-7280 BUCKMILLER Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Telephone 4334 Christmas Party Planned At Rocky Hill Hospital Members of (.he uuxllinry nf Cni- «n<li>r Pout, VelernnK of Foreign WIU-H, nrid other hortniKh resident.^, wil travel to Rocky IIII1 Veterans Ho.Hpilnl Wc.Jnondny nl)?ht: by IJUH to lake purl. In the iinniuU ChrlHt- );iaa party .staged Tor the honpiUl l>ntlonlH by ho New Haven County Council VFW auxiliary. The l)i;i- will leave hnre a 0 ncloclc and those inU'i-c.Htecl In making the trip are nskoci to o/Lll Mrn. Kay Radc-llfCe SHHO. Many cljjarpbi, books and mag'i- •/.\I\KH have all-early been received and more would ho rjppreclntut], AIi-.s. Ruddier Kn id. She explained [.hat l.bere nro .100 vetci-nnn at Ih'j honpltal his year. Thirteen borough ru;ldcnl.H have already made bus reHurvittloiiH. A nominal far.; .'3 charged for the trip, nhe Hald. STICK TOQETHKIl I'HtHbiirjfh Mine ownni'H any llu>y ai'i; dntornilned to Htlck l.o- Kolhcr and not, make perico indl- Ivduully with the United Mine Workers. The operator.* Indicate they can nurvlvc the three-day •worlc week IIH lom? IIH the mlncru cun. run PKICKS DROPPED TO A NFW LOW. Compare 1'rlcc and Quality _»!> NO. MAIN ST. 18SV Annual Report Disaster Relief Of Red Cross Committee The disaster preparedness and relief committee of the Naugatuck Chapter, American Red Gross, was called on every few times durirvg the pnst year, according to the committee annual report submitted at the recent annual incotin.gr of the chapter. The committee responded to four fires and mcbi- liged for action during the flood threat last New Year's eve. The text of the report is as follows. One of the responsibilities of our chapter is to provide cnm- fort and relief to victims of disasters occurring- within our terri. tory. During the past year, your chapter disaster reipiresentativs at- tcr.d'ed four fires in the borough to carry out this responsibility. Of these, three required no Red Cross disaster service beyond Immediate solace and discussion of the disaster's implications for the family, although all Involved were told of Red Cross 'policy in their cases, that help on the basis of need, woud be given if necessary. In the fourth, a large fire involving a four family dwelling, chapter rep- resantative.9 assumed greater re- sr.'onsi'biHty for the maintenance of the families during the period of rehabilitation afterwards. Help was given in arranging for food and lodging for those unable to return to their home, and information regarding a hospitalized victim was obtained for other members of the family. Nursing service was given by Red Cross nurses to those with minor injuries. The chapter plan for action when disaster is imminent proved its great value during the flood threat of December 31, IMS. After being alerted at 11 a, m. on that day by the Red Cross General Field Representative, the plan was put Into operation. "Since we have no disaster chairman thi.9 yiar, Mr. Schmuck, Chapter Chairman, served in this capacity. At his direction, all heads of sub-committees were notified to «tand by. The Survey Committee, under William Noble, Jr., tho Shelter committee under Dr. J. Nelson Judy, the Medical and Nuraln-jr Aid Committee headed by Dr. N. A. Towne, the Food committee under Mrs. C. S. Austin, the RCHCUO Committee headc'.! by John W. Hayen, Jr., and tho Transportation committee under John E. O'Donnel!, were all ready for action in case they wore needed. Othei'H alerted were Earl P. Barnum, Public Information, nnd Clnrcnco Prcedman of the Cloth- Ing committee. M|HH Emily Sophia Brown prepared to establish quar- tern from which inc|iilrl«» regarding the welfare of Nagatuck families could be promptly answered. Cots, blankets, medical and first Father Johns V Medicm( FOR COUGHS DUE TO COLDS AND BRONCHIAL MUTATIONS, BECAUSE OF ITS SOOTHING EFFECT. USED OVER 90 YEARS No Dangerous Drugs For Your Convenience OUR TYDOL GASOLINE STATION On Church Street Is NOW OPEN From 7 A. M. to 10:30 P. M. Monday Through Saturday and from 8 A. M. to 1 P. M. on Sunday Ford for '50 50 Ways Finer A1 Used Cars Many Bargains The Naugatuck Fuel Co. 87 Church St. Phone 5236 aid supplies and other materials necessary for tho aid of the distressed were available at the Chapter House The Chapter staff remained in the office until word was received that the river had dropped below the danger point. All during the afternoon and evening information was sought regarding the flood crest as it moved down the Naugatuck River. The Hartford Weather Bureau, the Connecticut Light and Power Co. the Warden and Police Force of Nanxatuek, were contacted and consulted at intervals to learn of developments in the situation. Cooperation between all con- corned with the safety of possible sufferers was at a high level at all times. The community was fortunate in that the situation did not become so serious as to endanger lives and .property on a large scale. However,, viewing the flood threat as a test for the chapter's Plan, it is felt that such an emergency could be handled efficiently and with dispatch. GREETINGS Christmas greetings arc extended to Naugatuck residents and visitors at the police booth at Main and Maple street. A large sign offering Christmas greetings has been posted on the booth by the Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce. FORFEITS *20 Robert Comutock, 35, of 11 Myrtle avenue, forfeited a $20 bond when he failed to appear before Judge John A. Membrino in Waler- <sury City court recently on fou* charges of illegal parking. The case of Carl Peterson, 17, of 387 Park avenue, was nolled. YOUR CAR AT CHUCK'S DRIVi OUT For The Best In Jewelry WINTER! CHUCK'S C.H.Tomlinson Union City — Tel. 4965 531 NORTH MAIN STREET Newry Building Nangatnnk, Conn. 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