Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on December 19, 1949 · Page 1
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Monday, December 19, 1949
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Local Shoppers: Final Week Of Merchants' Free Car Offer Today's Chuckle "\V«* s<*e where som: 1 Amerlcdn Indian;! are a»hamod of the scalp- Ins practice of their forebears. They h»v? nothing to worry about. All they have to do Is to read \vhut I he paleface* have dune, to each other.' —The Taltupoosii News, Camp Hill attnatttrk "Dedicated To Community Public Service' WKATIIKR I'artial clearing this afternoon. Continued mild. Fair ;jn<J continued mild, l>ul with considerable frost. The low ni-!\i- Xft. Tomorrow, fog in lliii morning becoming fair :ind mild in th(; afternoon. TKMI'KKATl'RK UKI'OKT Midnight, $2; 3 ;i. m.. 52; C a. m., 50; 9 a. m., 50; noon, 50. VOL. LXIV, NO. 296 ESTABLISHED 1H8.T MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1949 Wire Service of the United Pros* 10 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Santa Welcomed By l,oflo Kids At NEWS-Salem Playhouse Party Naugatuck Building Last Year Shows Big Increase; $l,000,OOOIsNon-Taxable •SANTA CLAUS. ahown a» he bulled Iti the aisle of the Suh'ni 1'layhousc Saturday inornliig lo say hello, to some of 111 • nearly 1,0(10 children present, waves happily to the 'itr ot little people. As Santa entered the theater, the children roared a hearty "Welcome, Santa". Santa arrived at the NKWH-Salem I'lnyliouwe party alter the youngsters find lieeil treated to »n hour of cartoons, comedies and other children's movies. From bis huge bag, which wan filled to the; brim, he distributed gifts to'children fritting In lucky seats. A» the youngsters tiled from the theater, Santa and his heJpcr.s distributed butts t»f candy, pop-corn and fruit to all th me iittendliiK, The children are from the first, second 'sind third grades lit Naugatuck nnd Moac.on Falls schools. Extra Help Handles Heavy Mail Postmaster Frank T. Green announced today that 233.000 pieces of out-going mall were handled at the Naugatuch-Post Office during the past -week. The cancellations were recorded between last Monday. Dec. 12, and yesterday Dec. It', The volume of mall is very heavy. Mr. Green said, but is about even with that of last year. He xtated that 75 additional workers, both clerks and carriers, are now employed nnd that the force is keeping abreast of the rush. Ho said that every effort is made to deliver all mail the pair.e uay it is received. Another 17 workers are expected to be employed during the next •week as the mail volume heavier. Mr. Green said. Weekend Ch ristm as Pa rties Attended By Over 3,000 United Church Holds Annual Yule Program Beacon Falls The annual Christmas program ol the Sunday School of United Church was held last night with a gets full congregation in attendance. Ralph Tucker substituted in tne absence of the superintendent, i Harry Lobell. who is recovering | irom surgery at the Watnrbury (Hospital. The Rev. V.. A. Harpei. Hospital Bulletins Raymond Arnold. Jr., four-months t'Jr.. minister, led the. devotions old son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Arnold. Horton Hill road, is a medical patient at S:. Mary's Hospital. Stories of Uie Christmas carol" were presented by members of Harold Simoson's class. Tho usher,-} ., , . ,, _, . ,_ _,, nnd work of prinlin Mrs. IsabeJle Currier, 17 Winslow ] ' Other Programs Planned During Coming Week Nearly 3,000 Naugatuck children and adults attended Christman par- lieH during the past weekend. a.nd many more will attend parties tonight and through the coming Christmas week. Weekend festivities started in ijrand style Saturday morning when nearly 1,000 N»Uf;atw.k and Beacon Falls children attended the fourth annual movie party Hpon- Horcd by the N1SWS and Salem Playhouse. Cartoons, comedies and other children's films were shown and Santa Claun attended to present gifts to the youngsters. Saturday night the Naugatuck Junior Women's Club staged their annual Chlrlstmus dance at the Hotel Elton Watorbury, with more than 100 attending. Yesterday afternoon Home 1,000 children took part in parties sponsored by the Naugatuck Aerie of court, is a medical patient at St. Mary's Hospital. Mrs. Gertrude Carey, 367 High street, is a medical patient at St. Mary's Hospital. Mrs. Amelia Poskavago, 347 No. Spring street, underwent surgery today at St. Mary's Hospital. George H. Hubbell, Hunters Mountain, former janitor at Salem school is a medical patient at Waterbury Hospital. Miss Genevieve Newman. Chevry street, is a medical palicnt at Waterbury Hospital. ork of printing the program,., Hc '"" "> lnp ^"ugatuck Aerie of provided by Ralph Tucker's fugles, the Union Cily Community ' jClub and the Council of Catholic Births QU1XN- St. Mary's Hospital, Dec. 19. a son to Mr. and Mrs. James Quinn. Pond 'Hill road. Mrs. Quinn is the former Florence Srtiiecinski. class. The 1'rograin Presentations by the Miss Mildren Wilcox and Mrs. Jpmcs Passeck were: ''Welcome Tonight.' Judy Simpson; roo.itMuni, Marilee Wood; recitation, Judv Walker; "Not Quite Big Enough," Harrlette Ferguson; recitation. ."JoAnn Fisher; "I'm Glad." Gall upright; recitation, Joy Fllckenyer; it-citation. Jeanne Howo; "Fact and Fancy," Roy Ocmcke: recitation, j Darlcno. Hawkins; "A l»h ( ,',o j Boy's Dream." Charles Walton. 'Jr.; 'My Greeting." ert Cheskey; "letter T Claus" Ann Carolyn Ferguson; ''A Little Boy,' Eugene Scheitho; recitations, Peter Smith, Hulph Bradley and Jirnmie Soil/.e''. Mrs. tluri'y Ferguson's rlNHs: "OreetingH," Paul Kepler; ''Smiles t.o Give Away," Halle Ann Eklunc!; Matzkin New Home Service Chairman Miss Emily Sophie Brown who 'las served as chairman of the Homo Service Commltti of ' the Women. KiKtles class of T1 'C Eagles party at Odd Fellows Mull attracted some -100 youngsters. They saw magician Edward Bates perform and heard iiolooUumi by I'lgbt-.veai-old accordlanlst Ronald Ru-a.y. The N.iugatono Quartet sang several numbers and all children took part. In a. Christmas Carol sing led by Nordhill NSkttgns. Santa Claus bad gifts for all the children. l/nloii City M wm i The Union Ci 'y club's party, held .,,. I: , in St. Mary's Church hall, was at"' « ,\'. J ~ tcndod 1>v "early 400 youngsters and ..." San I a Claus. Gifts were presented to all children there and refreshments were served. A program of entertainment was prcMcnted. Columbus Mall At Columbus Hali yesterday afternoon, about .'!00 perxonM wlt- (Continued on Page Six) Letter From Santa Claus The North Pole Dear Children, The outing to the magic forest was a huge success. Everybody had a wonderful time. As we came back through the early winter twilight we made quite a procession with our lantern lights glimmering through the darkness. Of course, Mother Claus and I each had huge lanterns which made the others look lik«r tiny shooting stars through the darkness. Each had picked a branch from the magic forest for his very own Christmas decoration. When they are all put together, they will twine A grandmother elf just said to me, "Santa, as I came down the staircase. I though maybe my favorite lullaby sleeping doll would go t.o some little girl who doesn't have many toys. That is my wish for Christmas." "Grandmother Elf," I said. "I shall try to carry out that wish. I am very glad you told me your wish for this year." Love, . SANTA CLAUS. P. S.— I want lo thank all the youngsters of N.uigatuck for the way they received me nt (be NKWS helicopter landing party, and at the NEWS-Salem Playhouse The- ncsund (ho annual Christmas play of 09 children of St. Francis' Parochial school, directed by Sinter Edna Mnrlu After the play, members of the Council of Catholic Women and their guests took part in the annual Christmas vca of the council. Children of the cast were served refreshments at the clqse of the play. M-K Auxiliary A large gathering attended the annual parly of the auxiliary of Montanari-Rad.0 Post, Italian-Amer- (Contintied on Pngc Six) SHOPPING DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS around the winding staircase to the j ater party last week. The young- sleeping lof ^ over the toy shop. As j sters at the theater party were CH- the elves walk up and down the pc'cially Svell-behavod. .., We have stairs they send out happy Christ- i two nice letters from two nice lit- mas thoughts for you children all I tie girls... Joan nnd Patricia Reliever the work). If you receive them. then the elves selected branches this year. the right ly, 27 Blngham street, would like dolls, pop gun.s and sewing ma- I chines for Christmas. .. Romonco Ihrivoi at Christmai time everywhere you go. Hanging p'or the door you'll find f«»- live mittlot —Tin- Kilt lor th» pcrunn «li«. h:is —Ki-cp yuiir i-bllilron lii-iillliy Si• tt-rjlhlna. Cull "Illll" Olilnknn ,V1 at thrill li rent Onk Kiirills I'UHtlll'ri Ur fliy I'arkace Mturt-. Tel. tH»S— .\il». I milk. Call .101!) lor deliver}-.—Ady. —Snow tln'K, ch .V1HII- riir ri-iiily If Iv rii-Kson Miilors, All). iiiw. tmtti'rli-s imtU»* • tvliili-r. llrh'H In tn 1211 KHlilii-r Ali'.- Naujjuttick Chapter, American Red Cross, announced her resignation at the regular meeting of the commit! oo recently. I'hllip 1C. Rice, chairman of the Naugatuck Ciiap- "er, appointed Mr, Lawrence J. Mutxkin to succeed Miss 33rown. Miss Jane H. Kellogg, Home Service Secretary, expressed deep appreciation for the time and un- Viring efforts Miss Brown has given to the committee during her four vearn of jietlvo service. Tile increase >n rerjucsts to the Home Service Committee for finnncial as!'.lHt:i.nee. -•Hid the many complicated family problems requiring attention were st.ressed by Miss Kellogg in hoi- report. Mr. M.alzkln took the chair at. '.he end of the meeting and outlined the purpose of the committee. Me expressed the hope that through 'tioetliiKs and Individual help the committee members could be of valuable assistance to Home Service,. He announced the appointments of Mrs. Hose Sivirsky and Edward Worthlngton us members f rom Bethany, and Francis O'Connor and Peler Wlslockl as mem- ijera from Naugatuck. Special guosts at the meeting were Mrs. Charles Rncve, Mrs. John HclquiMt ami Mrs. Ralph E. Rasche, Social Welfare,' Aids. These ladies^ Mndcr the leadership of Mrs Clarence Austin, nsslsl. the .'Home Service Depart incut, in emergency weekend duty. Mrs. Reeve and Mrs. Hel- fiuist reported on some of the calls lhc>- receive and the procedure fol- '<jwi,d In caring for ;iuch problomH. Mrs. Carl IS. Anderson Was acting secretary for the meeting Others attending were Mra. John Carroll, Mrs. Clarence Austin Hy- scll Brooks, Mrs. Harris Whltte- •nore, Mrs. William Magcnau Mrs Rose Sivirsky and Mr. Worthing- 'on of Bothnny, Albert Eggleton of Beacon Falls, and Misa Emily So- uhle Brown. Mac's Auto: For Sale, Lost, Found A car owned by John MacDonald, 34 Melbourne court, reported stolen- Saturday has been recovered Police Captain Aritnony A. Malonc reported toduy. The car, put up for sale by MacDonald, was parked at Happy's Service Station, Rubber avenue, last week. Saturday, when Mr. MacDomUd discovered that Mr. Happy did not have the car and Mr. Happy discovered that Mr, MacDonald ulao did not have ;the car, t.ho theft was reported to police. Captain Malonc said the police report nhows that the car wn» din- covered on Rubber avenue after a 'Mrs. Erickson" called police) to report a car apparently abandoned on the avonue. The car WUH xm- damagcd, Captain Malone oaid. Sofia Eule-uria-Tho communist-led fatherland front in Bulgaria jrot morn than D!) pier cent of the volfti in ycsterduy's purliarnentai-y election. It was a onc-ticltfit. affair. Deaths PIOItKOWSKI, ivtor Stanley, of W Anderson .street. Naugatuck, In Wuiertmry, Dec. 17, 10-19. Funeral tomorrow morning at R-.!!> from tl,,. Fitzgerald Funurol home, 2-H North Main street to St. Hcdwlg'.ii church. Burial in St. James' cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and evening from 3 _i!LJ!_!!"^ 1 from 7 lo 10 "'dock. —''hrixtnum ulll sl.oniihm bi «u<iv Ti llmHerx In IVut,.rl,,!.'.v liny liIm..«J iiamr uiMillniM-1-u unit hoim, luriituhliiBM Irmii U ciiuiiiU'lu usmirimiHil.—Ailv. Peter Piorkowski, Native Of Poland, Dies In Hospital Peter Stanley Plorko-wakl, 23 Anderson strert, died (Saturday af- tornocn at St, Mary's hospital af- tBi- a brief illness, A native of Poland, he came to Ma-iigatuck 31 ago and was employed at the U. S. Rubber Co. until thu time of his illness. He was a communicant ->f St. Hfcdvfig's church and wa_s a. member of the .Polish National Alliance of America. Mr. Piorkowski in nurvived by his wife , Antonina (Chojnoska) Piorkowski; t'.vo sons, Walter of Naugatuck and Henry of Plainfield, N. J.; a daughter, Mm. Frederick Codetta, Far Rockaway, N. Y. and six grandchildren. Funeral servlcas will bit held tomorrow morning at 8:15 o'clock, from the Fitzgerald Funeral Home, 244 North Main street to St. 1-Iedwlg'n <;hurch where .1 Bol- crnn high MIUM olf requiem will bo nelebrutcd at 0 o'clock. Burlnl will he In St. James' cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon o.nd evening from 2 to 5 and from 7 to 10 o'clock. Mystery Men's Taps Worth $5 Names of Naugatuck rotildents U<r.pod by Mystery Men in 10 of Naugatuck's stores during Saturday night's Christmas shopping rush were announced today by the Re- tall Division of the Naugatuck Cham.bcr of Commerce. Those tapped by the Mystery Men were pre;-«?nl.ed .$5 ill cash each. They were Mrs. Arthur Alm- qul»t, 83 Woodlawn avenue; Ann Alise iSrlckson. 113 Grove street; Mrs. Frances Babbitt,. Pond Hill; Mrs. Daniel Volpe, 100 Melboorne slraot; Mrs. Charlen Foetsch, 2f> Golden Itii; street; Mr.-). F. P, Plnsrnon), 22 Bradley street; Edwart Gcrbcr, 207 Millville avenue; Mrs. Doris Membrlno, 2in Scott .*trcnt; Mrs. Picric Carew, Field street and Eatello Krc-nitsky, 09 Gal pin street. Salem School Orchestra* Choir In Xmas Program Parents .vitea gjjy^ <I».V United I'n-wO To Attend Annual Event Tomorrow The Ssilcm School dholr and orchestra will present, the school's annual Christmas program for pnrentf) tomorrow evening starting in. S:l!i o'clock In the nclum! auditorium, according to Mliis Helen G. Moroncy, principal. Mont than 70 children, with IM In I hi: choir, will take. itirt. Tho audience IM being restricted to parents l>ecaUH<; of the luck of «plVCl v . Feature <;f (he proj;ra.m will bo ii Chi'lttlmn*, "C! li I I i.l Jesus," by choir, Glondn Durnotl will be narrator. Eric Swan, Joseph Mllmlko and Donald McCunn will sing "The Wise Men;" Susie Tor- be rl and Carol Gu-itufuon will ning "At The Manger " and Lundlti, Loi,a l£t'hi:l Ila.y«u, 1'tone Felozluno, Patricia Briulshaw, Pu- (rlcia Anderson, Co.rolcn.nn Joy, Marola M<_-i-tl(irney«r, R, Anderson, Bruce IStickson, Manuel Oliveira, Eric Swan, Joafrph Milhalko, Don- Mcc&nn, Peter Normfind. Walter Andrew, Elbert Jones and William Baranauskos "will sinjj, "Mary's Lullaby," While By My Sheep" v/ill he ming by Roseann Folezlano, Lois Kthc! Kay en. Cur- alcann Joy, Glenda Burnett, Roger Andersen, Richa,rd Glendening, Joseph Mihalko and Eric Swan. The piop-rnm will o»en with: the playing of "Joy to the World," "Silent NlKht,' and Dc<vk the Hull*," by th« orchestra, followed by the sinking o f "Lo, How a Hose 'Ere Blooming," "While By My Sheep," nnd "Carol of t.ho. £te!is," by the choir. Washington — Federal Judge Charles Mo.l.auKhlln ha* ordered tin* government to postpone its ele.etriral worker hearings for :it least M hours. The hi-ariiiKH arc <!• di-eldo wlielher new Imrculn- Ing cli'dloim hhimld lie held among ch-rlrlcnl innniilacfiirlii); Doring the Cantato.. the following carols will bo sung: Tho Promise, "Oh Come, Oh Come Emmanuel '' The Annunciation, "To Mary Gabriel Was Sent " The Apparition to the Shepherds, "The Firat Nool;" "The Adoration of the Shepherds," "Our Fc-.tsteps;" "The Star, "Shine, Oh, Shine;" "The Wise Men," 'We Three Kings;" 'At I hi.' Manner," "Ho, Jrsanelte;" "Mary's Lullaby," "Lullaby My Little One;" Song- of Devotion," 'Come Now ami Lot Us HnsUm;"' "The Child Jesus," "When To The fCiiith;" nnd "Acloato Fldi-les " "Come; All Ye Faithful" Choir MeihlMTK Members of the choir v/ill bo: Putricln Rradshaw, Lois Ethel Hayes, Roscttnn Felozlano,' Marthu Luiulln, Gale 'Eallnaky, Patricln (Continued on Page Six) • -• oOo AOKEICMKNT London- The RritlK'n j.'ovorn- mvnl KII..VM Hi-ilnln, Aincilra mid CuijMdn have a^r(je:l on :i plan for HUindurdl'/InK unny etjuip- ment nnd training method.s, It HH.VH there In no formal trcnly Involved, but. the three nations will work (oward future likeness In nrrriH deaifin. ------- oOo ........ - MCRDKR Sydney, Nova Scotlu A wur- runl. haa henn issued nharitin^.- Mayor D. J' MacLtan of Sydney, ISovn Scotia, with murder. A n-i;- ii-l.nir of volcH wn.s found dead in an. alloy-way night, A short while later police seized the miiyor'H car nnil «nld they found cutw on the mayor's hand. ------ oOo ------ SKTTLEMTENT N»w York— A property settlement rcjiortedly IK being; negotiated between Screen Star In- Krhl FJri uinaii and her liimbnnd, J)r. l'«t«r KliulHtrciin. Mn<l»trnmV; lawyer, Lawrence Brlnn of New York, Kfiyn nn has IHH-II In tourh with MI-H* UcrjfTiiRii'H counsel, l»il that nothing him been *"•* tied m> far. ----- oOo ........ APPEAL Philadelphia — Seventy proml- •lont Amerie.aiiK huv« appealed to I'nwktant Truman to rcHtorn civil HghtH to coiiNcltmtloiiN olijoctorK who served prlxon term* for vi- 'vhitlnu -the draft law. of th« plnu Include Albert KltiKtein, TliomiiH Mann, P«(i»rl Buck and John Tlewey, ...... -oOo ------- WAG1CR am Chnrexltnn, W. Va,— The head of District 1.7 of (1,,. tJnded Mine Workont has offered to bet In- dUHtry reproinntiiUvi'x S1,()W) thiit a large group of mine owners are .ready to »l|rn new eontruetH. WII-. Hum Itll/./.ard offered to make the wueer afU-r spukeKini-n for two coal UHHoriationH denied any of their iniiiiibitrN will nin«t tint union demnndK. Schools, Housing Project Not On List; 71 Houses, 49 (iarag-es, Two Clubs Built, Put On Tax Hooks; i Value Of New I Taxable Property | Over $750,000 ; Although a va:;: II.IIKKIIVI of new ! construction hits taken pl:i<-,. tlur- j In;; tin- pa'si II months, mor- than j of the hmliiini: Is tax ,-x- I empl am! runnni be lot-urded by j tlie building Itu-p-ct'ir ; The lul.-il v -ilua1|f,n "f fixabl" | building in t!ie l>ori,u;;n m the first j II months of this vear i.i refuted ! by Building Inspector ]*•«>! Rosa Ihc :::irj.r pi>rii,d la -I yen", ro;V(1 rlu-1 ir,»i \-,-;is vnhled at nuiUhllK jXTIIllt.' i;iK!l'r»l totaled 20*-, or L'7 lc,s.-i ihan the 23, r i j,-r,mt- i-il lust year. Co.i'ilrnct ion W/IM started on 71 one-family h<.ius<-«. :>! i<J •1!) warayi-H and V, ljuildintrs un- dfi-w,:nt alterations. Th- one-r.-im- ily ,,re valued ft j43J5,!)!yj, aai'a|;i-(i. $4.',,100. and alterations 550,300. Tuo ClnhlioiiHtMi Two clubhouse.) \w-n- built in tht' borough in the r.-^«t year, the CriK!.r,foi-o Colombo society's struc- tui" oj) South Mafii /rtrctt. valued ai $ir,,ooo, nnd the r.iendalc Com- munlly cltibhouKe. valued at S4.0OO. The Polish-American club placed a 122,000 addition onto its building. Four stores were build. Including on., valund at $40.000 on Church street owned by Gerald J. Sileo. HarriB Eraunstein constsucted a store on Riverside drive for $10.000 J. P. Jon-Jon, Rubber avenae. $«..'f)0; T-. .1. Dln.ardl, Waterbury road. $3.000. 1Cdw:u-d lx>rd built a (m-ftllne station on South Main street at a valuation of J1O.OOO. A $2,0-15 brick hulkllng WHK built by thp Nauxatuck Chemicul. The number of new one-family lw<:lli;])j.: ai:d garaces, ind houses that underwent alterations In IMS 1S48 and 1947 is a.t follows-. One- family houses, ]!Hft, 71; ir)48. 74: 1847, 85. CJaxat'es, HM'l, 49 : 1!i.)K, 43: UW7, 50. Alterations, 1919. n iy48 •13; 19-17, 3r>. The valuation of construction in ]9'I3 was $823,94.0. The tojal num- hcr of ]<ermitn Issued in 1917 V.-.-LH 223. The monthly report of building lieie IM an followw; .Inntiary, thro«* IIOUSCK valued at J23.500. on P p.-u- at'o. $750, one ajteralion. $350; February, three hoiiHKB. $2-».r<X). two «f:iruife<> $1800, two alterations. Jl.- 800 March, four hoxises. $48.VX). two Kara«c«. $l,3r>0, one alteration $200. April, 10 houses. $71,500, two (car-ij;i-M, $2.050. six alteration* *1B.- fContlnued on Pujfe Six) Red China Chieftain Welcomed In Moscow Chinese Communist leader Mao THe-tung U nhown ot> hl» arrival at Moscow's Yaroslav Railroad station where he was met by high Soviet officials. JMct.irml from rlirht «, left are.: Marnhal Nlu,,lal Huleanln' n«|.uty Premier VnacheNlav M. Molotov und Miw Tw-lung. The la(«er, chairman of (he Central P*,,, tl £ (Popular) r,ov«riimc>nt of the Ch!n«!s« People's Republic, was ushered into a ronfere.-r,. with Soviet •v nm | or j OHB f Sttt u u s)lol . t |y after his arrival in the Soviet Uussla capital. (International

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