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PAGE 4—N-ACGATUCK NEWS (CONN.), WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 1940 tfje Bail? Jlete Every jcvenlng Sunday) by CHE NATJGATUCK NEWS CORP NAUGATUCK. CONN. Telephone* 2228 and 22t» All Department* h-ntered a» second class matter at the pogt office In Naugatuck. Conn. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Payable In Advance l Month . ..S1.30 1 Year . . .tlB.90 Member: American Newgpaper Pub. ABS'TI N. E. Dally Newspaper Put. AJJB'D Conn, Newspaper Publishers Am'n WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 1949 Submarine Defense The authoritative publication, Jane's Fighting Ships, reaffirms persistent and disturbing reports that Soviet Russia's naval strategy is being concentrated against the greatest -weakness of American sea power — that of defense against submarine warfare. In its 1949-50 edition, Jane's estimates that the Soviets now have 360 submarines of different types, including the swift, long- range "Schnorkels" developed by the Germans. But, more important, the~ publication passes along "with all due reserve" the information that Russia is working day and nigbt to increase the fleet of submersibles to from 750 to 1,000 by 1951. It is no assurance that Jane's qualifies this report by doubting whether Russia has either the shipyards or the technicians to complete this program on schedule. For that matter, none of our experts believed that Russia ••••ould have the atom bomb by " '.iis time. The Russian underwater threat - magnified by admissions in our ' vn naval circles that we have r. t yet developed a weapon to '- unter it effectively. What this '•• :uld mean to our surface com.-.: :nications in time of war can i. -- imagined from the experience >.: World War II, in which Hitler, with a much inferior force am! lacking the "Schnorkels," ca: le close to winning the Battle of -.he Atlantic. ?.~avy "brass" has been accused 1 "f >re this of having preoccupied ;t;<_:f with the losing fight for a rr.assive carrier program, to the iJ-j-.-iment of its underwater responsibilities. Whether this was so or not, the new chief of naval f-porations, Admiral Sherman, is .'••r-r^rted to have called for greater :-?eed in developing anti-subma: ine devices and techniques. In ihis, he and the rest of the Na-. y cannot fail to have the warmest support and confidence of .he American public. "Feace" Prizes! To faceless' Russians—that is, th.je who say "yes" to govern- r.-.c.it orders —the establishment of Stalin peace prizes will seem iiko a proper accompaniment of the dictator's seventieth birth<l-y celebration. But the free peo- riks of the world will see r.oth- in ; but irony in it. How can thoy possibly reconcile this as- i'. nation of peace with the name o: the man -who, more than any o:her in the world today, keeps Peace from becoming a reality? The whole affair is, of course, a typically Russian performance. It is an effort to picture the Soviet government as working diligently to prevent war. It is aimed partly at t'.nose who are already communists but, in great degree, at those in other countries who may be wavering in their loyalty to democratic institutions. The only Americans who will be fooled by this gesture are the men and women who want to be fooled — the Robesons, the Wallaces and other left-wingers. They will hail it as a sign of the Soviet's interest in peace. Less gullible Americans will suggest that Russia can best achieve its alleged aim by acting like a friend and neighbor in the council of nations. That would be less expensive and more certain to get results. But the reds, were they so minded, coulfl not essay such a role without giving up the dozen countries they have taken over. And to suggest this would be like expecting a bnrglar to return a rich haul when he is not compelled to do so. Aid To Cancer Fight A great spur to the unremitting fight against the ravages of cancer was given in the announcement recently before a gathering of 500 physicians and laymen enlisted in the struggle, of a gift of $2,000.000 by John D. Rockefeller to the cancer center at Memorial Hospital, New York. This gift, which was conditioned upon the hospital's raising a like amount, is for a dual construction and teaching program, and supplemented other gifts totaling $1,296,000. The occasion was the 10th anniversary of the great cancer center, though Memorial, subsequently a general hospital, was actually started 65 years ago as a hospital for the care of cancer patients. The program contemplates, besides extended technical facilities, a physiology laboratory, a children's wing, more operating rooms and a recovery ward. Included in the center, besides Memorial Hospital as a nucleus, are the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Institute and the Strang Clinic. There, scientific research workers are sseking means to reach cancer disseminated through the body for which surgery X-ray and radium do not suffice. By Chancellor Day of Cornell University the center was characterized as "the most important fighting force in the field against cancer." By "field" he meant the whole world. But in colleges and universities throughout the land en lowed research is going on, the fruits of which, as soon as demonstrated, will be made available to all. Do You Remember? One Year Ago Arthur Clark was elected Noble Grand of Centennial, Lodge, IOOF. Robert Stauffer, a corporal in the Army Air Force, arrived home to spend a furlough with his parents. 20 Years Ago George Goodwin and George Smith excelled as Naugatuck High school routed Winsted, 43-31. Joseph King returned to New- York city after visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael King, for Christmas. MODERN ETIQUETTE Q. What is the proper way for a woman to give a luncheon in her home? A. Invitations may be given by telephone or informal note. The time usually is between one and 2:30 .p. m. The luncheon may provide the only entertainment, or may be followed by bridge or other games. A luncheon menu should include an appetizer; a main course of meat and two vegetables; a salad; rolls or hot biscuits; dessert and coffee. Q. Is it proper for a married woman to send a gift to a bride in her name only, and especially if the bride is not known by her husband? A. Never; her husband's name should always be included. Q. When ice cream is served on pie, should the ice cream be eaten with a spoon? A. No; the fork should be .used. Look And Learn 1. Where was the world's first electrical power station for lighting homes and offices, and what inventor built it? 2. Where is the most gold in the world found? 3. Which planet ir, surrounded by- rings? 4. How old did Methuselah live to be, according to the Bible? 5. What is adobe? Answers 1. New York City, in 1882; Thomas A. Edison. 2. South Africa. 3. Saturn. 4. 960 years 5 Sun-dred bricks made of clay. Tommy St. John, III, of Fairchild street ami .luckii: IStirkc of Gorman street, pfrfoi-jurd a feat during last iveck \vlijch has veteran hunters gasping. . .Tommy baffled a fox early in the week near Biscoe Farm, Middleliury ..The next day he and Jackie were hack, and Jackie ha^Ked another fox- in the same spot ...From what we're told, it's a very, very ran: occurrence when two foxes etm be killed in the same locality, within such a short space of time. Louise Gamble spent the holiday weekend at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. Foster Gamble on Mny avenue ..Louise, is a patient at tho New-ington Home for Crippled Children. Members of the two - NaiiK.-i- tuck High achocl junior college English classes displayed the Proper Christmas spirit recently by sending a check for .$15 to the^Shallm.-ir. Md, high school • - .Shallm.-ir i.s a small mining community which has been destitute .since its biggest employer a privately owned -.nine, was forced to shut down becniiK,. of high production costs se-ei-u month.,- ago. The mint . had been unable to compete with lai-er mines using more modern pro- 'luction methods...The town's Phght was given national pub- icity recently and gifts began <* Pour in from all over the country, with the local high school students climbing on the band wagon. Florida must have grown a bumper crop of oranges and grapefruit thi.s year from the number of ci-at.es and baskets of the fruit arriving clnily at the local Railway Express office...a few crates huve come in from the West Coast and cithers from Texas... Phil Walker should be able to give a first-hand account of how they L.'iste before very long. During the past week Naugatuck policemen were on duty at the Naugatuck railroad station to guard mail and express being loaded and unloaded. .. the officers left us soon as the mail was safely aboard the train or the post office truck. .. i The Rev. P. Lnrc-nz I.atircs, S. •T., stilt limed In Hiroshima, Julian, wlwn that clly was hit liy un atomic honili in lij-M, ,, (lw ;l | Pom fret Center for u few nimi- ths rest beforR going back to Japan sends Christmas greetings from Pomfret and writes that he "never can forget Nanjja- tuck" . . Father Laures visited several weeks ago at SI. Francis' Church here. Freida Annenberg has returned to the borough from Florida and is with her folks, Mr. and Mrs. Sol Annenberg of Hill street... Sam Annenberg, a student at the University of Missouri, is spending the holidays as the guest of his roommate in New Orleans La. Chct Undp.rhill's mother from New Hampshire spent Christmas with him in the borough. . .Mr. and Mrs. Andy McCnnn of Glen- dalo development, had Kay's mother a,s their holiday guest. Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Rrjuireii and family of Park avenue entertained Barbara's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Kilbourne of Cheshire at a family Christmas dinner. From all reports the Christ-, mas party of the Beacon Falls warehouse and office at the Community Club was a success. . . nearly all employes of the plant attended. Dick Kelley, already having received one straw hut, is still in search of another... hi; pays periodic, visits to tho various department stores, but all clerks have the same answer. Wonder what the actual fig- ure.M are on fathers who have turned carpenter, electrician or mechanic within the past couple of days, trying to repair Christinas toys which Junior has brok- i:n. . . Mayln: the figure isn't as high an might be expected, considering how fast dad tires of playing with Junior's toys. Don Grfangor, now of the U. S. Army, is furloiighinff in the horouifh. . .He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Granger, of Millville avenue... Mr. and Mrs. George Da£-, of Heebe street, spent Christmas in Wllliamsport. Johnny (Smiling) MucDonald, .seems 1.0 In; running in bad luck. ...A iitlle more than a week ago .someone "borrowed" his car for a few days. . .The vehicle was later recovered. ..Now we hear that Christmas Evo. someone "borrowed" his Christmas tree, and Mac had to scratch to find a last minute replacement.. .Has someone got something against you, Mac ? Mr. and Mrs. Bud Ritter and son, Barry, of Bridgeport, former residents, spent the wiwkend in the borough. .. Mrs. Ritter is the former Henrietta Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrsj. Fred Miller. of K;ust \Vatcrbury road. When Bon Clemente, High street, makes up his mind to do something, he do«-s it. . .a year ago Ben decided to buy a new radio. . .every time he had a half dollar be dropped it into a large \pickle jar. . .last FViday, two days before Christmas Ben hauled his jar tilled with 3GO half-dollars to Al Conn's Church street Music Shop. . .picking out the radio h,e liked, Ben deposited his jar full of fifty-cent pieces on Al's counter and departed... with a storefull of customers, Al didn't even bother to count the change—he just waited until he went .to the bank, .then brought the heavy, well filled jar with him. ^MULE TEAM' WALTER WINCHELL In New York HAND ME MY DIARY I .s:iid to me,lets weep no more, my lady. Let's buy a few gardenias, and a hat. No gentleman is worth an evening's weeping (It dampens ipillows, and it bores the cat.) The care and feeding of a love is risky, Some people raise nice loves just anywhere... On rainy nig-htl;, or when a.snow- fall whispers. . . Not HI) with mc...iMinc didn't have a prayer. | It didn't have a penny's worth of magic, It didn't have a star—a single dance, It never popped or bubbled like it should have, > It never sang ..It didn't have a chance. A rase that never bursts in bloom cannot turn brown, And candles that are never lit cannot burn down. —Betty Jane Balcli. Height of Ego Dept.: Koberto Rosse'liini's Remarkable Remark thnt. Ingrid'x condition will enable her to get an "Act of God" divorce. At Town House they were gabbing- about EisenTiow'or'!-; reluctance !o leave Columbia Univ. in order to front the GOP. "ft g-oes to show" said a New Dealer, "what an education can do for you." Item: "Hinrold Ross siiys he's editor of adult comic book! Ha ha. I tutt yez wuz gonna say Adult Editor! At Madeleine's they were wondering if the OOP's wooing of Ike had been behind Dewey's decision not to run in '52. ''Of course," someone said Dowry doesn't want to bo .second choice." ' ' "Hmm," h-mm'd Henny Young- nTw'- £rhould be used to il lj y The Germans complain they are bitterly o,,-o! 3 ed to- the Restitu- n^.l" which would restoro con - nscnted properties to the victims of Nazi prosecution. I»f T !5 0 ^ 0n ' y thin *- those dirty (de- eted by the editor!) want fo see restored is the Nazi Party. ous instead of ,eal act- " -Because' 'said he, "t country,' *L - e ™ "* P»po)e rt- ' , , to b °>'es. (3)- Ou? c J?' Especia "y frustrations waV no V y hehll< ">°°<' to v "* ulcer critics others who have t enT m °« Coders -that h £ n Its * radio programs »t spon sors because the ditty siiL ^ts the name o, « competttor *" The census takers will ask t ,l« question In 1 950( -„ a,^* ^ your Penn couldn't qualify f or the collet ff l ee club .The world famous "Goetz" Stradivari,« violin, valued at $25,ooo, has been acquired by Korinan Carol, 21-year- old member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. . . We received a letter from our friend, Hugh Randal] of Milwaukee. Wise. One paragraph read: "People in your town are not buying enough musical instruments not because they are too costly; they wouldn't buy them at any price unless they knew bow to use the instruments. The expense is not keeping your penult away from music; the lack of knowing how to play Instruments is. Get some reed, brass, and percussion teachers In Naugatuck — then see the results." Do you want to learn to play a musical instrument — for fiee. Phone 5287. vcstod in all U. S. biz combined in '-19. That a billion-and-a-'/. Lux was wagered via parimutuels. There are 101 ways of losin.j a race and only one way to wir.. Keep your money in a bank. To the Wise: The Runyon Fund has •' Kiss Me, Kate" seats including New Year's 'Eve for I his week. We also have 8 "South Pacific" (down fronts) for the Saturday Matinee on the 31st. Phon^ Circle 7-8074 Park Sheraton Ho!el) and save money. Because the do- nution 'you give to cancer ia deductible. Mrs. Parnell Thomas wails: "1 have seen Parnel! Thomas maligned and persecuted ever since he became chairman of the Committee on Qn-American Activities. They have mined his health :,nd now they have done this to my husband. He has paid the pricj of vigilance." What does she mean by 'they'" The truth is that her husband i? paying the price for a crime—to which he confessed. (Last laugh Over!) "With the water shortogo so acute," sighs Thelma Curpontev, "it's even illegal in N. Y. now '.o be washed-up." Somn editorialists scold Americans who advocated aid to Ru.-wia during the war. They insist It was- a blunder because Russia is now our foe. How ridic! We helped Uus- sia during the war because they were fighting a mutual enemy. If you use the same corksorew logic—you might as well attacic the aid we gave to Britain (du::ng the war) because the British were Geo. Washington's enemies in ] r VG. Someone wondered if all the tall: about the new military budget, would frighten Russia. "The way Louis Johnson is tut- ting it down," groaned another, "it merely frightens Americans!" Sarcastic Section: We hear a commentator's next crusade v.-ill advocate that all Cong-. Medal of Honor heroes (in World War II) be tried for murder. On the Mary Margaret McBride program Dorothy Thompson insisted ex-Nazis must be ia. ;ha German Govt. "because all the lalent in Germany was forced to become Nazi under Adolf." Does she mean talent like Einstein, Zweigr, Mann, Werfel, To'.- ler. Et and Cetera? Davies Appointed Grange Deputy The appointment of John L. Davies, Prospect, as deputy for subordinate Granges of Excelsior Pomona, including Beacon Valley Grange, Naugatuck and Rock Rimmon Grange, Beacon Falls, was announced today, His wife was named deputy for juvenile granges of the same district. Mr. Davies is a 'past master and lecturer of Prospect Grange. Both Mr. and Mrs. Davies will serve as deputies during- the coming year according to Ira F. Wilcox, master o f the Connecticut State Grange. PENINSULA DIVIDED The peninsula of Arabia has never been one political unit. TEA AND CAKE FOR THREE HUNDRED' THREE GRAND OLD LADIES, each of whom has reachod the -century mark have tea and cake together in Detroit, Mich., and talk over events cf the past 100 years. They are (left to right): Mrs. Bertha Kriese!, Mrs. Sarah Rowe and Mrs. Salome Chiera. (International Soundphoto) ION THE AIR TODAY! ::!0—WATH—NAUGATITCK NKW.S IVTIC—.Just Main Hill WWCO—Tom Mix :45—WHRY—Curt Massey Time WTIC:—Front raise Fai rt-ll WATK— Altermnm Cnm-rs :00—WliKV—]•;. CliHsly Krk All Stations—News :ir,~W|[|£Y-Oi-;,i, Kl . IS'.wl l'|-.-xi.-.\ WTIC—Strictly S|>oris WATU—Swirls :30—WBI'.Y—Sptiikinu u! Spurts WTIC—Wriuhtville F.ilk WATK~Von Tnliel-- Musi.: WWCO-Who's Talking -WHltY—L.iwdJ Th.ima.s WTIC—:; Star Kxlr.l / WATK—<;m Loml.ar.lo -WHKY—It s tin- Tolis WTIC—LiKllt til) 'Pirn.' WATR—MrailliiR' Fclitiun WWCO—Knit. .11 I,.-wis 7 :ir,—WHKY—To The County Karm.-i- WTIC—Ni-ws WATIt— T'lionc Your Answer WWCO—Twillfflit Kix-cial 7:30—WBP.Y—Club ^-, WTIC—I'aul Wcston Conducts WWCO—Gabriel Hcatter WATIl— Dale Kvims 7:45—W13KY—Kdwnrii T.. Murron- \VTTC-Iloi-r-s to Veterans WWCO—1 Love a Mystery S:00—HUY—Mr. Cliamele,,,, WTlC-ThiH Is Your Life WATI!- Dr. I. O. WWCO—lir. Kil.ljire 8:30—WKltY—Hr. Christ Ian WTIC—Oreat Oilil.-rsleeve WATR—Rherlo.-k Holmes WWCO—On the Orc-i-n S : -1.-.—WWCO—Suotl icht 0 :00—WBRY—Oroucho Marx WTrC-Ureak the Bank WATR—Buzz Adlam's I'layroo IVWCO-.Ir. Feathers !) :30-WATI1— SiiKiir B.nvl ri.ixill« WURY—Ililli; Crosljy WTIC—District Attorney WWCO—Family Theater 10:00—WBRY—HHI-IIH ami Allen WTIC—Bi,; story WATK—Slu.ro and Sinatra Sli"' 10 .... nimi.n 10 Ph.-w ..-.t-- ••! '4'.< _ 1 I :nii- Tfi.-Hmls 1 1 :",i<— Ni-wsr.-i-l 1'. Jl. \VNJtT i;li»cnf| 4 -" : 1 0 -.Unl,v Sunifi-y .. - :ii(.i--K-.ik!a. Fran ~ -:iO-M..rt.,n 1 I-.M-.' 7 :.<-,-. News C-.rava :30—WBRY—Li.m 'n Almpr WTJC—Curtnin Time WATT?—fin Trinl WWCO—Marven Miller :!.-—WWCO-Musio You Wonl HO—All Stations—News IT.—WBRY.—Nile Shift WTIC—Mlmly Carso'n WWcn-T-y'Tmlnv W A T7»,—Snorts :30— WTIC-Danre Oreh. WATR—r;,> m s llancn Oi U'W'CO—Dnnc-e Oroh 00—All Stations—News Household Scrapbook To remove ;:i-eris ( . or oil from carpets, use blotting paper, soaking up as inuob as possible, and using a fresh piece as it becomes soiled. When the spot is obstinate, place a warm iron on top of the blotting paper. Then apply whi Io\v i', !o rom:!)!! a day Apricots If. dried apricots are to be used in breads, puddings or desserts, v.-ash '.hem in warm water, cover with two inches of '.varm water, and allow- to soak for a half hour. Then chop and use ris desired. Lamp Cords The electric lamp cords may be kept off the floor t.y usinu "hair pins aa cleats Stick the points into the •crevice between the baseboard e.ncl tire wall. ng and al- or two be- 5 : 'i;i— Howdy lluody 0:00— Film Sl.ortK G: 30— Lucky r, u , - NfW ENGLAND'S LARGEST PETROLEUM STORAGE TERMlr'Al TELEVISION :45 :0(l :00 :30 :00 :00 31. :00 :30 ' Showroom Vincent I^ODCZ Arthur flocJfrey UunninKi'-r Show Insiile t'SA noximi Wrostllnc Ted Stoel The C'lHK-k W;iKon WCItS Channel Ted Stoele Show C :4." —Jioli llou-anl Show 7 :00—Strictly For Laughs 7:15—Paul Arnold Show 7:30—CBS TV News 7:45—At Home Show S :00—Arthur Hoillrcy and His Prlenils BUNKER "C" Fuel Oil oo^' per gallon F. O. B. Our Terminal Bridgeport, Conn, Vhone *' 6-3541 ^t* BUCKLEY /<-T BETTER SERVICE LOWER FUEL COSTS CLEARANCE! Pre-Teen and Children's Wear •PRE-TEEN DRESSES Adorable models in wool, taffeta, faille or cn-po . . . Thuds .-md win;.-.,- .l ;]I -ks .Sixes 10—14. 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