Page 8 article text (OCR)
PAGE a-NACGATCCK NEWS (CONN.), WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 19*9 Wants To Frighten Hubby-Uses Knife (By United Press) A 26-year-old Middletown woman stabbed her husband twice with a knife but told police »he only •wanted to frighten him. Mrs. Daisy Green said her husband didn't come hom« one night so she decided to teach htm a lesson. She «iid when he finally caine home. »he met him at his ear and faced him with a knife. Mrs. Green claims the stabbing *T>« an accident She is being held on a charge of aggravated assault. BAU.WAYS HANDtiTMAlL Baltimore—U. S. mail is handled in-more than 40,000 railroad stations in the U. S. Robin, Snake, Frogs Seen As Mercury Hits Spring-Like Figure The unseasonably warm weather haa caused some strange doings in Connecticut. As the thermometer reached the high 50's, it was reported that a robin was sighted in North Granby. FTog-s peeped in an East Granby swamp and a five fc-H snake was killed. Yesterday was the warmest t>«- cember 27 on record in Hartford. The mercury reached an official 58.3 degrees. But the weatherman :'ays today will be clear and colder with the I mercury sinking- to around 25 de- 1 crees tonight. Stolen Taxicab Recovered Quickly (By United Press) If took exactly tw-o minutes for Hartford (police to track down a stolen taxicaib and arrest 30-vear- olcl William Ho!ub for taking a motor vehicle without permission of the owner. Policeman Edward Surwinski spotted the stolen car just as he noted the stolen car dispatch which came over his crui»«r radio It was parked in front of a grill. Molub was arrested inside, but in- siteted the driver grave him •permission to use the cab. CANADA GETS TOURISTS Ottawa—During the first half of 19.49 a total of 572,743 passenger cars entered Canada for a stay o'f more than 48 hours. ANNUAL JANUARY CLEARANCE WINTER FASHIONS Drastically Reduced for Immediate Disposal • Town and Country Coats 3900 to 6900 were 49.98 to 89.98 The season's outstanding fitted, casual, year 'round models ... in virgin wool suedes, fleeces and wools, tweeds, zip-in lining and coverts . . . black and colors. Junior, Misses' and Women's. Fur Trimmed & Fur Lined Coats 6500 to 11000 were 85.00 to 159.98 Beautifully tailored fur-trimmed full length coats . luxurious fur-lined shorty coats . . . black and colors. Junior, Misses' and Women's sizes. • ;?.-•Town and Country Suits 3400 „ 4400 to were 49.98 to. 69.98 Year 'round dressmaker, tailored and classic modelR broadcloths, gabardines, worsteds . . . black and colors. Junior ajid Misses' sizes. Better Suits Proportionately Reduced Dresses 900 and 1200 were 16.98 to 29.98 Casual, simple and dressy afternoon models in rayon crepes, sheer wools . . . black aud colors . . . Junior, Misses' and Women's sizes. Millinery 200 „„ 500 were 8.98 to 16.98 A large group of beautiful hats taken from our regular stock aud reduced for after Christmas savings. Unemployment Claims Decline To 39,915 During Past Week The number of jobless claimants for unemployment benefits in Connecticut declined to 39,915 during the week ended Dec. 24 from 40,825 for the previous week. A year ago claimants numbered 30,699. Initial claims, which represent new spells of unemployment, remained almost unchanged with 5,608 for the week as compared with 5,625 for the previous week but were lower than the 6,541 for the corresponding week a year ago. The Bridgeport area still had the largest number of claimants with 7.096 followed by New Haven 5,750, Hartford 5,070 and Waterbury 3.960. New Britain was next with 2,454, then Stamford 2.190, Middletown, 1,596. New London 1.388, Danbury 1,268, Norwalk 1,240, Mcrl- den 1,137. Bristol 1,108, Ansonia 101 and Torrington 1,069. Under 1,000 each were Norwich 952, Danielson 933, Thompsonvillc 823, Manchester 499 and Willimantic 281. Persons exhausting their benefits which varies from six to 26 weeks depending on the length of their employment during their base period numbered 1,200 for the week and 52,900 since January 1. Layoffs, other than for inventory purposes, were reported in the following industries: shirts 350 woolens 325, toys 170, auto accessories 125, handbags 100, clocks 80, electrical appliances 80, surgical dresses 75, sweaters 55, slippers 50 and buttons 50. Inventory Temporary year-end inventory layoffs totaling 9,100 of ono and two -weeks were reported for the period beginning Dec. 26 as follows: rubber goods 4,200, clocks NO EXCHANGES ALL SALES FINAL and watches 1,100, metal products 550,- Sewing machine parts 450, hardware 435, electric razors 365, robes 250, hats 245, electrical parts and products 235,. firearms 200, silverware 190, toys 175, office equipment 150, narrow fabrics 150. Driver Cleared In Youngster's Death Cheshire. Dec. 28—(UP)—A Mcri- den truck driver has been cleared of all responsibility in connection with the death of 15-months-old John Babineau of Cheshire last November. A truck operated by Joseph Os- tuno drove over the boy and he was killed instantly. According to Deputy Coroner William J.. Larkin of Waterbury, the child was playing under the truck while it was parked in a driveway. Larkin said Ostuno did not know the child was under the truck when he started his vehicle. Buster Keaton Quits Movies For Television Hollywood, Dec 1 . 28—(UP)--Bu'j- tcr Keaton, ore of the greatest of the silent screen comics, lias deserted movi««c lor television. He H.-iys on television he can be his own boss again without inter'er- once from the front office. Kcaton's deadpan pantonrme started movie fans holding their Hides back in 1917 when Huscoe 'Fatty" Arhuckle lured him fn.m vaudeville to films. He was ci/.i of the biggest stars until 1935, when he went to work behind (lie cameras. Says Keaton: "And one reason I stopped making movies then was bec.-uisj there were too many cooks in the kitchen." ''In the old days only three cf us made my movies. Any more people and it's poison, "By 1935 MGM was pretty b'g. Irving Thalberg, !L. B. Mayer, they all were geniuses," said Kcitoii, "but each had a different idea about what was funny. "Arbuckle, Lloyd, Chaplin, ;,ang- don—all their pictures were made by only three- men, too. It's not E.hat way today. "On television 1 can go back t,) creating my own show. Only '.hrco of us are working on it." He says movies have killed "ff his brand of humor, anyway. He ] says now everybody failt.i to f | laughs. ! He doesn't chatter like currenl i comedians in his new show .,, ; CBS television, either. On his tin program he said exactly two wods "And on future shown I kill d.'l aloguc whenever I can." he ad-Jd "1 don't go out of my way to talk. KMPIRK STATE TRACKS New York state has more thari 7.000 milos of railroad tracks. MALE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR WORK IN LIQUOR DEPARTMENT Many Benefits as: 5 Day Week Good Starting Wage Group insurance Sick Benefits Hospitalization Vacation With Pay Apply A & P Personnel Dept. 487 GREENWICH AVE. NEW HAVEN, CONN THURSDAY, DEC. 29TH 9 A. M. to 1 P. M. DEAR FRIENDS You with whom we have had such friendly dealing in the past from the bottom of our heart, we wish yon the SEASON'S GREETINGS Sincerely hoping t) la t t )„>;.- may be fulfilled (o the utmost. • OPEN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS CONN. FUEL-GAS CORP. WATERTOWX ROAD, VVATERTOW.V. PHONE »7S fun. in HENRY ;. TAriOK, ABC Atehwl, *,,r, Momt,, mtl+. Hard to believe, but — than Butter! M A , BE you never thought of it that and roadability. The gentle cushioning way, since you don't buy butter ~<^-*'~- ~t t>..:_i. * __.i_ • ., ° costs less * - j in 3600-pound lots. power of Buick 4-wheel coil springing. B .. , , , Buick room, finish, standing — with a But pound for pound, this prideful specia , plus these ' d £ ™ J Buick SPECIAL sells today for less than maneuverability to help you slip store-bought butter! fnto tight ^ spa( J' J d ^ size garages. Buick's unmistakable appearance, through gracefully taper- a pretty important Actually, it costs less per pound than some of the cars in the so-called "lowest price" bracket — less than any other straight-eight on the market. Now that's yardstick. Because cost-per-pound is a pretty stable measure of a car's merit. It takes skilful engineering, careful buying, efficient manufacturing to keep this figure around the half-dollar mark —and that's where it is on the 1950 SPECIAL 4-door Sedan. Ihe real point, of course, is that this is a Buick at that figure. Buick styling. Buick valve-in-head straight-eight power. Buick steadiness ing fenders and that new "Buick first," that sturdy, shock-absorbing, triple-purpose bumper-guard grille. Alights at price tags that "sound like a six" and a cost-per-pound right down with the very lowest! oo —if you can afford butter, why not a Buick? Talk to your dealer about it — delivered prices, trade-ins, delivery dates, all the rest—and make your next car a Buick. tv** *VJ^S W , „,„ ALL YOURS FOR ONLY 00 roomy 3-passenger 7950 Buicfc SPECIAL Coupe shown delivers for thh figure, plus state and local taxes if any. Prices subject to change without notice. Pnces may vary slightly in adjoining communities due to transportation charges. Dynaflow price reduced $4O. This 1950 Buick SPECIAL is available with Dynaflow Drive at $40 less than November prices. & r& [ |yiI-lL» _Ai^^^k &#&&#% ^^^^^^ BWTM- m j j • _ When better automobile* are built BL'ICK tclll 80-82 SOUTH MAIN ST. (TEL. 5600) *^^» them NAUGATUCK, CONN. Phone your BUICK for a demonstration - Biaht Now!