Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on December 15, 1949 · Page 1
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Today's Chuckle A recent noclnty bride hiul nix I>rlde»nmid« In hyacinth bluu untl two pace* In rich rrlmmm velvet, with K"l«l luce. A puln bridegroom complrfcxl Uiw color NChi'Mie. uijaturk Untly 'Dedicated To Community Public Service" THE WKATIIKIl Sunny, cold this afternoon. Cold lotil»:ht, low from 10 to 15 above. Tomorrow fulr und cold, high near 30 degrees. TICMPKKATIIRK KKI'OIIT Mlilnluhl, XH; ,'t n. m, 20; 0 a. m, 'M; II n, in., 1M; noun. 38. VOL. LXIV, NO. 293 ESTABLISHED 1835 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1949 Leased Wire Service of tho United Pr.eai 10 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENT! Brophy Says U.C. Streets Well Sanded Gives Report In Reply To Claim Of Community Club A report to Warden Harry L. Carter by menibors of the Union City Community Club thai Borne hili.i and .streets In Union City area were not properly Bunded dur- Ine Svmdny's rain and ice storm was challenged today by Street, Superintendent Leo J. Brophy. Rn;orl>, that thv street department crewn were lax In sandlni? Union City Htrc*s Sunday were heard at a meeting of the cluJ> at Monday niiiht's rm'cUng. A committee \vas named to inform Warden Cnrtnr of the Hltuntlnn and h<- reported today having received a letter from the committee complaining about icy .streets. Mr Brophy stated that 30 tonr ul Hand, two ton» of rock wilt u".d 68 yarda of cinder.s were (tpread on boroujrh streats by street department crews between 3:30 and 6 o'clock Sunday morning. He Hald that in the Union City area alone, Ktreets and hills covered with rock salt and sand or cinders by 4:30 o'clock, wi-re: Cemetery. Orchard, City Hill. Golden Hill. Woodbine, School, Anderson and Johnson streets. Other BtreetB covered by Hand and cinders in the Union City urea before 4:30 o'clock. Sunday morning were Johnson, John, Wooster, Maple Hill Boat Walerbury road entrance. Deep Hollow rood. City Hill street. Golden Hill, (sand only). Woodbine, Lines Hill, Orchard, Anderson and Washington atrret'i. All ntreeta In the tnxidc and outside districts, 08 In all. were covered wlh sand, cinders and rock salt by 6 o'clock Sunday Tnoinlnjf. All of these atretta are xtill covered with sand .or cinders a tour of the Union City area .*how«•<! today. Ilo:k Halt wai vined on 33 of the Ktrcets In the boi-fc^h; including those In Union City. Mr. Brophy said. The Buperlntondont Mid rnon of hl» deparUjient were nummoned to work at 2:30 o'clock, Sunday morning, with trucks leaving the yards at 8:30 o'clock. Mr. Brophy pnld high tribute to the men of hlB department for their work. He also pointed out that many "persons walked IP the ronda to KO to churn because walking there wan more safe than on itld«walk» Orville D. Ardern Dies In Waterhury Orville Damon Ardern, 61, of 69 Alma street. Watcrbury, died yc»- terday at hiii homo after a lonK Illness. A nntlv« of South Mcrldon. ho was born July 2. 1888, the son of Mrs. Levla (Damon) Ardern Hlckey and the late William Ardern. A World War I veteran, h« nerved ait a private first class with the 8th Co. 152nd Battalion. He left for France with the American Expeditionary Forces July 31, 1918 and returned to this country March 7, 1919, He was employed at tho Oak- vllle Co.. division of the Scovlll Mftf. . Co. until last April. Ho wan a member of the Mill Plain Church. Be»ldes hl» mother hu IK survived l>y hia wife. Mrs. Mabel (Johnson) Ardern, Waterbury. Funeral services will be held at thi» Alderson Funeral Homo, 70 Central avenue. Waterbury. tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Leon Dickinson officiating. Burial will be m Grove Cemetery, Naugatuck. Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and evening from 3 to 5 and from 7 to 9 o'clock. Births Dec. 12. a second child and flrnt son, Frederick Henry, to Mr, and Mrs. Walter H. Voegell. Salem road. Prospect. Mrs. Vo'egcll la the former Blanche Heckling, daughter of Joseph P. Bockllng, Naugutuck. They have a daughter, Judith Nancy. English Girl Arrives In Naujtfatuck MIHH MARY ro.HGKOVIC, dullichter of Mr, luir! MI-N. Henry 'JoNierove, I'restoM, ICiiKlund, IN xliown above, center, HOOII after hhe arrived In NuUKiiliK'k lo make her lioine with MR. AM) MRS. VAI.1CNTINO RENZONI SO Woodland avenue, ihown lit left and right, Mltm f,'o-i. ({rove met. NKI.I.O HKNKONI, center, while he WIVN ntiitlunnd n Cnif- lund with the V. H. Army during World War II. The two have, curried mi L'»rreH|iondeiice ilnee Mr. Reny.oiil left ICnglaiul. Chief Sheridan Reappointed District Forest Fire Warden Galvin, Brush, Westberg Named Deputy Wardens Fire Chief John J. Sheridan has been ronppointod NiiUKntuck District Forest l p- lre W.irden for t.he year endlnj; Dec. 31 11)50, it was announced today by iM. O. Bohrec- der. State Forest Fire Wnrcren. Chief Sh'.-rUliAn today announced thu names of his three deputy lire wardens. They are Edward Galvin, Meadow street, fire department drivfM'-mcohiLnlc; William nrush,, New Haven road for I he Strults- vlllu area and Kdwnrd Wellborn, Hunters Mountain, chief of tho West Mountain Fire Department.. Chief Slicrldnn serves without salary, but deputies may receive 1 .payment for hours* they work, as dejrAity wardens. NauK.-ituck district IH now inde- 'pendent of tho Beacon Falls area. Chief Sheridan said, with I he lower valley town h.'ivlntr Its own warden and deputies. The four Naugatuck wardens hnvo tho {KIW- or to employ help to UKht ft>re»t flrHM within the Iwirouph. 25 New Members To Be Received By Two Churches Sixteen new members will ho re•••Ived into the Snlem Lutheran Church and nine Into the Imman- jel Lutheran Church at special cere monies Sunday morning, according 'o annminc.emnntn tntlny by the pi torn. Tho Rev. Donald Kent, pastor of the'Snlem Lutheran Church, said hat the now members will ho ml- nltted in ceremonies during the 10:45 o'clock n«rvlce Sunday morn- in>r. Thu Uov. Theodore S. Schrail- ir, pastor of the Immmiuel Lulh- tran Church, reporteil that the new iicmberii will bo admltlcd to his oarish at a 10:30 o'clock service luring which Holy Communion will in distributed. The coremonleH arc a climax to a parish KvangullHtlc program conducted by thn two churches In conjunction with the National Lutheran Church Kvangullsllc campaign. Company Gives Bonus To 2,300 Old Greenwich, Dec. 15—(UP) — Thn Comic Publications, Incorporated g«vn a (.,'tirlsUnmi bonuu to UH 2,300 workers today. It amounted to $2Gn,000. Thu bonus W:IH tun per cent law than the worker* received last year, according to President lya S. V. Patcovltli. This was because of a decrease In fbusinoiis, an ln- crniiiiie In (X'ie.rallng expense.') and a smaller prplll for the company during 19-19. Around The World In Brief (My United l're»H> IIICNY W1CIIDINO Home — Movie iu.'«« Ingrld lierKinaii mi<l Itiilltin director Itobcrlo KdHHulllnl have limited rumors tliui they urn married. Hut limy Hi»y they Intend 1<> ge.1 married UN soon a* MlNM llerffiimn 'Mm (jet » divorce from her liu»- liunil, Dr. 1'nUir IJiidHlriiin. • - oO(i JWOVI'.l P1,ANKH Hong Kong -- - Mnjor Gonarul Clnire Chennuult >a moving all thn plane* of hlu Civil Air Transport linn I hut tirij bused In HonK KCJHK to Formosa. A MpoldiMiymn for tho line nays this IN belntf 'loni! to prevent Chinese cniploynH from flying thorn to tho Commu- nislB, or tin; British from Hol/.lng them, oOo - • Letter From Santa Claus The North Polo Dear Children, Chi Intmna hum In Hfinlii Claus Ijiiul in like a :Ui-(> into Fairyland. The hard packed snow crunches cheerily aa we walk through the crisp, cold all-. Snow filled brunches of evergreen trees are touched here and there with bright Christmas balls'. These arc left up the year around .to that every body will know that thev have .-surely reached Santa Cluus Ijind •when they get here. We don't hnve many visitors because, of course, we live way up at tlie North Pole. Mother ClaUK nnd I have a favorite peek hole through which we •watch you children of the world —The clft lor the nfrtuin whn 1>:i.« • Tfrylhtnc. full "Hill" (».lttVi>w»lil nt Ihr < IIJ rurkair*- Slurr. T«l. IH92—\dv. at piny. We are espetrialiy anxious on Chrlstmaii mornliiK- Hi' we nnd nil of the clvns linii|i our eyes Kl' 1 " otl to our "peek 'hole" nlmiM all day lonK' We like to see you from thu moment you rush out. of h«d at the crack of dawn until tired und nloopy, you lay down your favorite new toy aa you enter the Land of Nod. Mother dims alwnys .slKbs (^(-nt- !y. then rot-lei back nnd forth in her bin rocker. "Well, Suntiv, do you think the children wore happy tills year?" And always I haj>- plly reply from the depths of my K-roat rocker, "Of courw, mother! Didn'l you see their happy smiles and hear those shouts of joy'.'" L/ove, SANTA GLAUS To Restrict Streets For Coasting Warden Harry L,. Carter Hald today that, an Inspection b.-in beun made In the Union City firua of po-slble Hlri'fts to be lined by :biidren for sliding purpose.)) thin winter. Streets likely to be restrlctnd for flldlnv; lifter an inspection by ihe treet committee, of tho Borotiijh Board aro Porter 'U-ine, ncur the Aniericnn Brass CJnlf COUTHO; Brennan l>!, H!HO on the north side, of Union City nnd John street on the eastern side of Union City Further jinncimcemcnt will be mad« after another Inspection. Chemical Of f ice, Lab Workers Hold Christmas Party Office and Inboriilory employes of the. NiiiiKiiliiek Chcmlcill held their annual Christmas party last night m the Anseinbly 'Room of the Hotel IClton, Wnterbury. A buffet dinner w»» anrveil between 12B and ISO. after which a program was held including music by joe Hock nnd sunns by tho Naur gnt.onRH, Bni-ber Shop quarlul. composed of Fred Morton, Michael Poynlor, Frod Wohlkc an<l Arthur Swnn. John SU.ivr i>H Biviiln Cliuin illstrlbutiiil glfls. The commltteo In charga of arrangements Included L. J. Dunn, who also served as master of cure- monies; Kdward l.<evanda.uHkiui, W. J. Norton, D. 'C. Pinto, F. W. Tuff, D. L. Kecfor, Mary VovROson, Juno Danakur. Hedwlg Makoskl. H. B. Scullln and Molliu Cobra). Schuyler Merritt To Mark Birthday Btamfi.<rd, Dec. ST.. - (UP) -Tomorrow will bo the OUth birthday annlvortmry of former Republican Con^rcHwman Schuyler Merritt. Merrill, for whom the Merritt Parkway Is named, onjoys good hen,lth ami taken un occasional automobile ritlc when tho wouthcr Is clear, lie decided ngtllniit l{"ln|f South this winter. New President Of Central College New Haven, Dec. 15 -(U P)—The (iHslMtanl (loan of Yule Divinity ohnol has been appointed president if Central College at Fayott.e, Mo. The Rev. Ralph L. Woodward nkcH ovi-r his now position next June, returning' lo the college when IB yearn agn tin nieelvnd bin bac.h- tlor's decree. till-in milk. p your rl llri-nl On Cull :.IMII lliln.n lii'jillliy. Servr k V'nrmH riiHlii*»r!7t»< Inr itullviM'y.—Ailr. Hospital Bulletins Mnt. Amelia Pantiav»((o ( ,'M7 Nortl Spring Btniot. In n medical patient St., Mary'M TloHpllsii. Mr;;. Anlhnny Loman, 51 Pros pcct street, is a medical patient a. St. Mary's Hnupltnl. Mrs. Jlonnelt Weissman, Beeb Htveut. i« u medical patient at 81 Mary's Hospital. Mrs. Donald Seltzer, 257 Churr; street, hn« returned to her horn after bolnf,' a surgical patient a SI. Mary's Ho.'iplUil. Miss Robinson haa bee illschni-Kcd from St, Mary's Ho« pltal an<! iti convalescing at hi! home, ty'J. Cliff nil-cut. UOAI. rUUItiirirh _ Major northern and western noft coul operators •ire meeting In rit.tshurgli to, con. *ldcr tlielr current contract I||H- im(4i with John I,. I,mvls. Tho closed-door strategy Henmion re- txirtailly WIIH <MI||«"| in reaffirm thn owner's reHisluncu lo t.he union's lIl'ltiundH. • -- oOo -- Church St. Crowded As Thousands Welcome Santa Claus' Helicopter Where Thirty Were Killed In Packing Plant Blast .. i -- Tho CIO has osliccl ConKi'o-HH to invcntlKato .itcel price Increases planned by •he Industry. The. CIO cites what. It ciilln "almost. unbelievable profits before thn strike." And it claims that the Industry IH «et- tlnj," ready to "bilk the public again." ——oOo XMAH SIM KIT C'ohleHklll, N. Y, Tliere's nothing like having a police dapart- mont that fuiiw right Into Iho spirit of Christmas. Pollen In Coblosklll. N. Y,, aro louvlnt; „. holiday greeting on cars parked overtime- and also drop a nickel in tho parking motor, But It's lunt to liolp holiday whoppers nn,l will end rltfht after Christmas. oOo—-— UNDER STUDY Kny West, Flu.—President Truman Kiiyn tint Administration h.'w not reached u doclNlim on whether to repeal exeUe t*xe«. But Mr. Truman nay* th<« mutter In under fit-inly now by federal experts. oOo - NICW CAIIH Detroit Auto experts nay that there are more now cars on the road than ever before. Thny predict Unit nearly flvo-inllllmi IIMf) curs will be rnKist.nred by thu end of this year. OOO FINLAND 1'AVS .. m—Finland him paid another InNtiillinniit of *2( her World War one <lnbt to the United Stilt™. Hut Finland K-cl biwli t|,|s liiNtilllnieilit und any paid In Ui« futurw In ediK-atlomil and teehnlenl «|d, n « provided by n bill ConjrroHH pams- wl last. year. — • -oOo 8TIUKK KND8 London—The tlmt«-dny wildcat »t.rllie of power plant worker* In Hrltnlii has ended *nd itluct.rl<4ty IH tcnttluic bank to tmrmal. W'irl<- 11 m In two MK plants nro back at ivork and Htrllters In two nlbi-rs are expected to rotiirn noon. The 2,800 workers have. airri.w<l to nn- >tla(<i their bonus demands. oOo ROM 1C KTKIKK n«mn Mori) than 1,000,000<:lvll servants In Italy bo^an n 24-hour strike today to hack demands for boosts. The nationwide Htrlko, Hupportod by both communist and non-communist unions has hit poHl offices, honpltala and so on, but not the Kovcrnment- ownnd rallronds. oOo ALHANIA I INICD The HiKfiiu, NotlierlandM—Tim Inleriiiitl'Diial Court of Justice at The llnmie, IIIIH ordered Albania to pay Britain morn than ft 2<H>.- UtMi. The HIIIII will !>,- eompeiisn- tlon for thn dnatli of 44 lirltlitli sailors arid damaKim to two British destriiyers which lilt, mines In waters off Albania In (((!((. --ooo— mcno DIKA Bonlon—A man lu'lleved | 0 hn thn oatlim'H oldest ('nnffr<>»nl<i!uil Medal of Honor liolder has dle.l (it Boittoii. Me'M »!i-year-old William Hpleer who w«n his modal I" the Hpiiiilnh-Amerleiin W.-ir Nplcer dlNiihled '£1 mines ,,fr Oulm. • • -oOo~- Taken from i,he ;iir Ihlw picture <li(>us (foreground) Home nf (he wrecl<n|(e "f u hiilldliiK In the huge Swift |iu< lilii»; plant lit Slonx I'lly, la., where ;it leant 30 pors'iim went killed mid 2(M) Injured In Jin ex- pliihliin of iindeteriiiliied iirl^ln. The entire, ninth nldit c f l flve-Htory it met ore tvus JeniollHlied, About. I,(Mill workers were, reported IliitlHt'd tliel'e. i\t left ".I'oWdH of re.Kcllc woi'lK'i'M lie(tlu (>i Anther. In Kriimid are mime »f the plant's big biilldliiKH. (Intcrniitional Koimdphoto) Local Doctors, )entists On rlosp. Staff Beveral Nau|{iilue.k docl.oi'H anil j nntlstM aru namc'J In the list of j tuff iipjiolnlmontH of Wute.rbury lospltul and ritiriHii Memorial DiH- onHiu-y for 11)00. Appointments to h« staff were approved toy tho gov- •iilnK board. Dr, William ffi. Hill nan boon ro- nlnnd asi u. phynle.lan on tho »l> nndlnK slnfl*. Uoctoi-H from NfiiiKi'tuck Iriclud- cl on tbi! cotirtcay staff nn> not fnl- OWM; Walter T. Baker, David II. iliuiiitoiiH, A, V. Cniielln. ICdwIn It. ^urran, N. A, 'rovvne, l.»eo L, M'ylec, i'red W. Wollu and ICUwurd E. Wll- Dunt-lHla included un the. covArteHy duff, are A. W. liencouk und ICvor ctt T. RoB«rS. Tho entire staff at hn IHIM boon consider- | bly unlnrKiiil for I lie cornlnK year. I City Of Bristol Given Christmas Present Of $75,000 Kollow- Bristol. Doc:. IT. (UP) * nn iinnunl cuHlum of Klvlm? » hrlHlmas i;lft to the city of Brls- l, Mrs. Mary l'a.K" bus announced that Mho Is oiml.rlbiitlntf $75,000 for nwlmmliiK' piiol liiid nmlnl.oriiinci! f it nnrk narnuil tiftur her lalo bus- band. The latent «lft makon a total of I l' un <l'» $225.000 donaLod by Mrs. Pago und her husband for the swimming pool, The pool Is now under construction. Glass Firm Gives Bonus W. S. Witherwax, president of I hi 1 , NaiiK'ituck. Glass Co. im- nounntul today thai tho flrin'j 275 employes will receive Chi'lHlumH lioniiHi'n In 'keeping with a lon« CK- t..'ibllHhoil Ono week's pay will go to all employes of a year or moro *i;rv~ ice, A. lialf-wuokH pay will be given !hi)Ht< (.iniployed IMOI'I> than nix monthii, but IOBB than a year. Thn ainn« Co. will close after Friday's schedulu and roopon on TunsOtty. In iffiionil tho NaUK'xtuck ('heml- eul nlul Mynthetlc 'lIvlMlon of Ilia U. S. Rubber Co., will clone Hiilur- ib'.y mornlriK, Doc. U and romiind oiiei'iitloiis Tuouduy morning, T)uu, 27. Bowles Approves Reduction Of Bridge Tolls Hurl ford, Due. Jli--(UP) Re- iltictlonM In some tolls on the New London-Groton brldKC, uffectlvo Jim. I, woro (i-pprovod today by Governor 'BowlOB. HUM pa.Mxwn'Kern v/l'1.1 pay only one cent, Instoail of two, Limner ciitu will apply to lai'Ke IrucltH, (pi!(IOHt.rli).iiM and bicyclists. The 10-cerit oimh toll for molor- iHln wawn't reduced, but. time for use of commutation 'ImokH WII.H HX- tonded from four to six inoiithn, The rcdtictlonii will n.motint to un outkrinliKl $2-l,(MXI yonrly. They were innili> >bo<:iuiNi> the brlilRo I' 1 for tnillnlonca 'tnd rolli-ltiK UK |.:roMMlii)f more than nnodnd t.o puy A-Bomb Survivor WmihlriKlon A bl K li /{ovcrn- munt official jiredletH I hat. Pren,- dcut Trummi will nmphasizi) Iho need for unemployment. Insurance In his Btatc of the union message lo ConijroHs. Tho ofH- clnl says t.he Presldenl'B top mi. vlncrs >;'ve the /Itisuii at leant fuurtb priority. oOo-- aiiiivivoiw Miami—The SS WllllaniNbiii- IH Hailing to Philadelphia wltli live survivors of tho Duleli mntonthlp Oorim, who wer:« picket) up iiftfi- drifting In a Hfn l)i»it for morn than two divy^. KlKht other crow members huve. heen rescued, while U died from the ship explosion off the Florida const Monday. Thn BKV. I'. LOKKN'/, I>ADUKH, H. ,1., a recent visitor lit. St. Fran- els' church, IN shown ubove loolc- IIIK at photogniphH of the e.lty of Hiroshima, .liipan, where lie exiierlenced the Initial blast of an atomic bomb In the cl<>Nli>£ days of World War If. Father Lauren, alhtuiixh exposed to the ruillo- iK'.llvlty In the city soon lifter thn lilunt, munaKtuI to csi'ixpe nerluUH Injury or Illness. He IN now lit HI, George's Hull, 1'oinfret, he \vlll be stationed until retimi- IIIK (n Japan next uiiimner. Baldwin Says Patterson "Doing Weir In Hospital In Washington for his flna.1 vlolt. as n. IJ, H, Senator, Raymond 1C. Baldwin, Connonllcnl Ropubllcan, yesterday mild hn cnllad on Ropre- sorilullvo James T. Pat)onion In lliendii. Nnval jtospll.sil und found he Is "dolntf well," Mr, Patterson him boon n patient thorn for about. thren weoks, bnlntf treated for n. fit iiinaeb nilmont. InUlcationii nro that Mr. Piit/tor- oon will be able t.o Mpond Christ- IIIII.H with bin family In Wiislilni.;- tnn, but, will nut bealloweil l.ii'lrav- ol to (!onnoctlcut, Hunat.or Biililwln loft WiuiblriKton liint. nlKhl for (JiiniioitllKiit, where he tniikOH n rifdlo uddresH t<ini(ir row nlifht. und then Hntiirdfiy In Hwnrn in an n mombor (l f tho Connocllcul: .Supreme court. Deaths AIinKKN — Orville Damon, 01, of Kll Alma si.reel,, Wnterbiiry, In WtiUii'liury, Dec. H, 1(M(). li'iineral tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock Hi the Alderson Funeral Home 70 Central avenue, Wtitorbury. Bur- litl In drove Cemetery, Naugatuck. FrlnndH tntiy cull ul, tho funeral homo this afternoon and evenlni; from .'1 to 15 and from 7 t.o II o'clock, Davids Says Eye Charts Not Effective Dr. Harold E. Davids npokn o; Ibn Hubjoct. "Suiul the Whole Chil To School," at ittHl nlnht'H meeting of the Halem School Parent Teacher Ai<Ho<:!ullon In the ptcbool Dr. KiiLhorlne Hiiwley, Wnterbury Hthodulod to speak on tho oiT.ri tlonal nnodH of children was tindbl to bo present beciiime of lilncHH. Acf.urclinj? to Dr. Davids, nclvxi amv obllo'ren have eye doflciencl<i innptinu from seven per cent In It) lower HradOM to '10 per cent In tin upper Kradi'M. Ho nt.nt.ed that unlov lumilely, oye cliartu iinnd in rra'i sohoolH full to ik'tecl cerl.nlii i-v (loflclonclmi such uti fnr~»in.hUHlneHi He mild thn Hchuol department her ban an Intitrumont for doieclin all eye weakneMHcii, located in th .'.)i nchool, which be believe should be used by children of a lioolM nnd g J 'tideB. Movies and television do >' cimtte any iiermoticnt luirm to '.he eye, Dr, Duvidit Hiild. Ho lidded that if a child has un eyo defect, wntcliinjf movies nr t.elrjvision mny (.'mine any permanent harm to the <luced or ellmlimled by the un« <>< UIUHHOK. Hn \vrirnefl aKi'lnflt the uno <.if dnpartment store nyoKl'iyi''i» which he says morely maun::/ und whilo x lvl »K L h« u>1<! '' '"•«« Hecurlty, may cnuwe the eye defect to miiKnify to :;i daiiKerous flej^ree. Tile iipcaker was Introduced bv Al Trunk, proKram chaimnn. PrcHldnnl. ICurl Hhedd presided. Kef r«'uhm*'iUn >were Mcrvod by Mm. rtnlph irulton, asulsleil by Mrs. Dnylon Sheridan, Mrs. JCarl Hhedd, Mrn, .loseph Diirotto and Mm. Ka/.iir Tiilolaii. Refreshm'in'n woro provided by parents of first und second jji'tdu pupils. 50 Attend Smoker At Saint Mary's More l him 5(1 men of 31. Mnry'.i Church ul tended n mmilinr lai-l (jbt in th" e.lmveh hull. Motion pIcturcH of the Pete*' J. Folcy Lit I In LonKii", sbol. by Thom- Hcnlly were uhown by Ihe Hev, ii'^e VllcliMiHldiH, with Ralph HI of/ (if the leai;uo as nurrnto' 1 . .ycvornl boxing mntcbes wern Hinged by Hny Connelly nnd J-u: Th(> Itev. Thnman ilriffin, pau- Inr, .wnn nnion^ tbniie. present. JMIIICH MC.KIMIIUI npnke on ' l/,nl limn" anil the Import nut. they httvo on a parish. The Hinoker WIIH titiiKi-d by the Holy Nnmrt Hu- clot.y of the i.liurcb, SHOPPING DAYS TILL NEWS Publisher Heads Committee In Greeting: Santa On First Visit Here This Year; Plane Lands In Parking Lot; Gifts Presented In NEWS Office Mori. I him 3,<X«J younger* un.| dults crowded Church street thl* ftitrnoon for tho spectacular heli- opler landing of Bant a Claus - miking III" flrnt «|uienrune« In Vaugitluck thin year. The landing, a repeal of tant /ear's pP'Tormanco. WI1K arranged >.v 111.. NaiiKiituck Dully Ncw«. A clour, crisp December day and ho upacloua Kootwoar I'lanl purk r>K lot, on Church utreet, were the lolling for the landlnit lit 3 lf» 'clock I hlii afternoon. Smiling, -liccring youngsters, more nume-- nm than n year a^o, were on hand n welcome Sunta. Snow, a purt of i.o 1948 scene, was missing, but :he abHonce of the beautiful white nliminaled the snowhall-throwln,: lUxard today. Santa was ({reeled when he blepped out of the helicopter by Rudolph M. Hennlck. publisher of Ihe NKWS and cbitlrman of thn reception committee, and Warden Harry U Carter, Police Chief John .7. Oormley, Fire Chief John J. Sheridan, Supt. of School* HnrolJ 15, Chlllonden, W. K. Blttt,.-, Factory Manuccr of the Knot- .veur Plant nnd T. Rex Be 1 ]'-- miin, IndviHtrlal Helatlonii Man- UK"! 1 »f the Footwear Plant, ull membei-H of the reception comml'.- lee. After npniiklnx briefly to the •lilldrpn, Santa proceeded up Church street to the NEWS office, followed by the throng of cheerlne KKtem, Hn then openntl bin ban nnd dlslrlbutd Klfla to the children aa Ihny filed through th« office, isHlsted In II|H tank by the MUm>» Patricia O'Donnell and Dorothy La«un«, attired M Santa'n h«lp*i:a. Included In the welcomlnjc throng were three bus londB of chlldmn from IJenoon l-'alln. whoim trip t.» NiiUKatuck wn» arran»od by Walter Ukoski, Beacon Kails pollen pro- vlili-il an excort to thn borough. Tho fire department's >u^w mimpiM- W;\H rtntlonod ;'t the park- line lot during the l.indlntf. with Klrcmnii KrnnclH fjulvln nnd K'l- wiird Denseck In clinrK*. Kli" Chief Shofldur. announced that Fireman Thomaa Fceley wa» «*- siKnerl to tb«» roiir entrance of tuo NlflWS plain. Kdwuivl Onlvln, '>-m, mlc DoCarlo and Edward Harward were as«lpncd to the Maplo si reel entrance to the A *. P parking lot o iiHiilsl the children after le«vl-i^. Police Chief Gormloy announced lint tho following office™, under he direction of Captain Anthony i. Malone, were usiilKned to duty urlnR Santa'* visit They are Pn- rolmcn Mlchaol Sharon, Th-tofll -ruchnlckl, John Hanley. H.-II-T-IK lurkn, TlinoOore KllinnnKrwvlil nd Donald Dooling and Super- umorary Patrolmen Ch«r'e» "Ilnrk, John Smith. Benjnrn'.r. C/.i-mikl rind Raymond OotCRln. Northbound Church Btreoi trnf- le was cut off al Rubber avcnuo nd southbound traffic on Chii'-.-n treet \VKH detoured Iliroutjh Talk jlnco us deemed neressary by I.TIJ jollce. The public addres* nystcm at the |i"ootwoiir Plant purklni; lot wnn nstallnd by Haymond Currior. Special Chrlslma« muiilc w»» piped o tho lot from a unit out up In he NKWS office by Rocco Ijibrl- jla. throufch the courtexy of Mr. ..ubrlolii, Al Conn and the Mupio >hop. Immndlntuly following the Innd- ntf, Santa'H helicopter took off for ho North Pole. Santa will r«mnin n the borough to attend the Nc\v»-'in l*layhomin f'brlMtinjui pr;rty. Saturday mornlnft at Ihe Playhouse. rlMlllllH Kill nhll|iiiliiK IH CIIHV lit .'j'K In VViili'rlniri. llu, IniiiiriiH t ii|i|iUiini>nH IIIMI home limiUlilnir*' II l'mlllll|>tl! IINHUI'illllllll.— AtlV. Don'l forgot (ho cradl. »1 In your Chrlifmat plan T«ddy beart are juit th» thing for Diaper Dant — Hmiiv yt>ur fii I-', rlrliNo Ailv, rluiiiiH, tial(erli<M uiiik< y (»r winter, l>rlvi> tn I irK, I21> Itiilihi'r >\vit. On The Threshold — Of What? WHAT FUTURK ilocu the Atomic Afc* hold for u»? Krunkly, w» ilo ;iot linow Nor doiiM iinyone olse. Yet, the prophetic answer to what the future may hold could lie m In' Imnx-'llntn past. Th« words "eli.ctronlr" l«id "ulomlc" had little or no meaning five decades HKO. Howevur, Hi the dawn 'if 19.V) they hold icreut «iKnlflcanco for till men. How did the world get that way? Story of that rough road from the Victorian lo '.he Atomic Aye, for your tittidy, begin* today In this newspaper. Don't fall to rend the first Installment of TH1C FATK FUL FIFTY YEARS today! In The Naugatuck News

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