Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on December 29, 1949 · Page 2
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2—XAt GAGTITK N KWS (CONN.), TIITUSDAY, DKf. I!!l, I!)|;i T DREW PEARSON ON he WASHINGTON OTl MERRY-GO-ROUND Drew Pearson Says: U. S. Ambassador To Turkey Will Probably Not Stay Long; U. S. To Make Sweeping Water Survey; Two American Enlisted Men Remain In Communist Hands; Enlisted Men Deserve As Much Support As U. S. Consul. Washington—One American .-.in baysador not likely to'stay Ion-? nt hi; present post is delightful, c,;ir- ru'vus George Wadsworth, U. S. cr.voy to Turkey. Wadsworth follows a schel;/e •hat runs his staff ragged. He P'.ays bridge until after 3 a. m.. gets down to his office about noon, goes out for golf right after lunch, sees callers at 6 p. m. If ar. American busines^rr.ri'. ~ A 'arr.3 to see the ambassador, he is usually invited in at six. but lines su many other . a':<. i- grouped around the martini t;-.;y -ha: he can't discuss anytnii-g private. What drives Wads-worth's stiff •really wild is his belief in strict protocol. He demands, for :r -"ar.ce, that no one of lesser rank leave a dinner party until vne top ranking guest has departed. And since the ambassador usua'ly outranks everyone else. other guests have to twiddle their ?:n- gcrs until 3 a. m.. until he gets up from the bridge table. Or.c<> when a young matron, r.ct in good health, tried to Icai e a party at midnight. Wadsv.-crtn P'jt her in her place with: "Where are you going, darling?" Note—A great admirer of *r.>- Arabs. Wads-worth's denunciation of the Jews is so vigorous i* is embarrassing When Arab iigjv- taries pass through Istanbul, he. ir a frequent visitor at the airport to greet them. National Water Survey The U. S. Public Health Service w;;; soon make a sweeping sur.ev to detemine the effects of wa'.r-V shortage and water pollution on the nation's health. Federal health officials privaie- ly report that the lack of faci'itio;; to decontaminate river wate.-— which most Americans dr-n!:--i.- fhockins. A sudden beakdov.-n .,f these subgrade facilities, they i&y. ^ou'.d lead to serious water sr.oit- ages in other cities besides Ne.v Y.irk. More .than 10.000 new iva'<'-- ^:e?.r.~:r.g units arc- needed through'••-:: :hr nation to decontan^r.atr- crinkir.g water taken from Vi.-frs •i-d hr'.r.g it up to proper he::!;/! t-.-.U V:.;te standard-. Communist Captives ~-n:-h the heat was taken < If t:-..- Chinese Communists after /.;-.- :rj- V.'nrd'f; release, the Stats 1 L/f- part::-.s:r.t u iti:; trying to free t-.vo other Amenr;;iv< !rorn C-imm-.r-.i--l hand.-. They arc Marine M .-,<•:. Elmer Render of Cineinnati, Ohm. anri N'nvy Chief Electrician '•'.',!- liam Smith of Long Beach, C=iiif. Thete men have already pr..iiiiVM one icy winter in an underhea' c-l Chinese jail, but the public ^lanio- in their behalf hasn't been l.ii:ri enough to arouse the Stata Po- partmeni. Believing, l.owever. that f.vo ei- 'isted men are entitled to '.hi .same protection as one of the State Doi'artmpnt's own emr>;.i'. •this column has investigated th. case of Bender and Smith. Tr.r.-y disappeared on a routine trjininr flight near Tsingtao. China, en Oct. 19, 1946—one year an.l tv.--. months ago. Word reached the Navy over the Chinese graoevir," on Nov. 4 that they had landed i.i Communist teri-itory. %vei - e aJ;\ e and in good health-. This was confirmed by additional reports in Jan. 17 and March 22. 19-19. A Communist agent, repr.-scr. 1 - ing the pair'^ raptors, got in t:)jr'i with the Navy later and offe od to negotiate their freedom. He reported that Bender and Smith l:r,d been moved from Hsia. Tien vj Nan Tsun, China, about Fob. It.. The Navy delivered a written dr i>i- rrent. asking for their release', iv- ceived an answer that the N.-.vv would he put in toueh with the 'highest authorities." However, no iurther %vord came through, so ! ho Navy tui-ned the matter over in the State Department. That l/v^ni the series of notes to Chinese '~'>rn- munist officials. Finally Mrs. Smith on July is. 19-19. appealed to Congress-. "As the Navy has evae.'3t".| China, my husband has been left behind without supplies and medicine," Mrs. Smith pleaded. ''I h;\:-.-< never been able to correspond (•:• send him supplies. 1 have -\ v ., small children, one his father ha-. never seen. My children need tlv.'ir father as I i-ec-d him." Cun't Even Write Families On Aug. -1. Ernest A. Gross, p.r- To Play Part In Making Weekend Safe n.-M-ffnnl. Dee 2fi- (UP)—Tavern donors were tulil hy the Highway Safe'y Commissinn !nday that they r-.-in ;)lay ;t lii;; iiart in making ths '•nmini; X<:\v Year's week-end a s.-ife one. The commission pointed out that the law fin-bids the selling of in- 'oxic:ii injr beverages to persons who fibviously would be made unfit to •Irive. The n;-'enry arlderl thnl (•••• •iwners can he made to pay for dam- •i^-cs resulting from injuries caused '<y intuxir.-ileil motorists. sistant secretary of state, informed Conures.--; ''Our diplomatic and consular officials in China are doinp: cveiv- thing pnssihle to spttirc infr.rrr.Ji- tion concerning the welfare of Mr. Smith and Mr. Bender and to secure their return. A message ju:-L received from the American consul general at Peiping states that nn lins atlenipied further apprrvifi j to the jinthoritirs there." One month later. Gross promised agiiin: "Thn matter is a^ain heinr hrnught to the r.ttentV'n of the highest Chinese fommiini.^l .'Hith-ii'it ies at I^eiping." Another month passed. On Oct. 18. Gross reported sadly: "The consul at Tsingtao on Oct. 10. IMP, addressed an informal memorri;!- riimi to the lorn] Communist authorities stressing the humnnitr:r:- P.n nspeets of the two canes. ThU* approach was without satisfactory response from the local authorities who were 'instructed' to inform the consul that they no longer knew the whereabouts of Mr Smith and Mr. Bender." >'-:i'e.--'_ word from the. Sta 1 .c Department s:iid: ''On Nov. 25. I'M?. our consul L'i'ncral at Peiping rent a letter to Chou En-Ijii who is in- 1 charge of the foreign relation.! of the recently estahlished Chine.'-o i Communist regime requesting that he cause an enrly investigation of lne mntte.r to be made to ihc r-nj Unit the men be permitted to com* munkate with 'their families regarding their personal welfaiv.." Note---What the State Depa'-t- ment is U[) against, of course is the impossibility of sending irnu.'d iorce into China to rescue two men. However, it would seem that it should not have required a ye'i,' to ask the Communist foreign minister that the. men have the privilege of writing their families. 'MISS AMERICA' AND 'STEADY' WED h 1 ER " A * RYING Jacque Mercer, 18, "Miss America of 1949" and her flow Pn I f Veet !l ea o' D ° Ug Cook ' 20 - in a sur P" se ceremony at IJtch! field Park, Ariz the Rev. James B. Ostergren admires the bride's ring ?nd J™T e V mmeCHate famiUeS attende <*- Doug is an art staS ind Jacquo has a two-year movie contract. (International Soundohotoi Girl Scouts Leave By Early Train For New York Visit After nearly emptying a penny chewing -'.'um d:.sp?nscr at thn Nuu.icat uf'k railroad depot thia morninK. U) Oir] Scouts of Tnnp 31, r-'t. Michael's I'^piFoopal <:hur.?h, boarded 'he 8:01) ti-ain for a day in Ne%v York city. Tlie <, r irU and the. adult leaders assembled at the station shortly before S o'clock. While in New York they will visit the Em-pirc Sl-ite. Building and Radio City. They -will return to the borough til is evening. Those on the trip are Gail Anderson, Carol Anderson. Jean C-'^o, Judy Dcc.sran, Belly Fowl".'-, Huth Glaser. Klaine I_/tindin. Gail MacVicar, Arlene Nelson, Janet Monohan, Jan Noble, Bettina Grant, Donnr. .Marnan, Virginia Schlep =T,' 3 3 Li!bin Free, Carol Tones, Elaire. Moore, Charlene Nelson and Trelma Nelson. Accompanying the girls on the trip are Mrs. George Schlcsanr, Mrs. Donald Fowler, Mrs. Donald MacVicar and Mrs. John Mc•<>'-»-y- ' iH 4 . Borough Resident Files $5,000 Suit Damages of $5.000 are claimed in a civil action Hied yesterday in Waterbury Common Plca.s court by George Waite, Naugatuck against Michael J., and Margaret f. Shea, Waterbury, owners of Shea's restaurant, 210 East Main street, Waterbury. The plaintiff! claims he fell on stairs at the rear of the restaurant and was injured. What's Doing in Naugatuck A Calendar of Events Today, Tomorrow and Every Day Thursday Dec. 29 Annual Immanuel Lutheran Sunday school officers and teachers dinner and party, home oif Charles Vagt, 330 Hillside avenue, 6:30 p. m. -Snow-Fall Ball, Naugatnek High school auditorium, 6 to 11 p. m. Saturday, Dec. 81 New Year's Eve party, Hillside Congicgational church, S p. m.. midnight watch service, 11'.lo New Year's Eve midnight watch i?ervice, Salem Lutheran church, 11:15 p. m. Candlelight New Year's Eve service, St. Paul's Lutheran church, 7:30 p. m. New Year's Eve Ball, St. Francis' CYO, Columbus hall, 8 p. m. to 12:30 a. m. New Year's Eve Ball, Naugatuck Lodge of Elks, Elks rooms, 9:30 p. m. to 3 a. m. New Year's Eve Ball, Polish- American club, club rooms. Tuesday, Jan. S Executive committee of Naugatuck Council of Churches meets in* St. Michael's Episcopal church, 8 |p. m. Monthly meeting of board cf warden and burgesses, town hall court room, 8 p. m. Wednesday, Jan. 4 Annual meeting and luncheon, Aid Society, Congregational parish house. Saturday, Jan, 7 Jeff Klub dance, American Brass Country club, 9 p. m. Monday, Jan. 9 Monthly meeting', board of pul> lie welfare, town hall, 8 p. m. Tuesday, Jan. 19 Installation of officers, Ramona Council, Desrree of Pocahontas, Odd Fellows hall, 8 p. m. BABY nncs Watertown, Dec. 29—(UP>- A three and one-half months old baby is dead at Watertown. A medical examiner said the death of Stephen Arthur McKce was caused by asphyxiation. SCULLY, Florist Flownr* for Every Ooo «M BALDWIN 8T. RAIN HELPS Hartford, Dec. 29—(UP)—Nearly I four inches of rain this month has \ helped materially the state water supply. The district engineer of the division of surface water of the United States geological survey said th-.t the state is in a much better condition than it was a month ngo. UBO T. SetJLlY, l»rop. PHONE WAT. 6-7280 EXPERT BODY WORK Complete Painting Fkcllltiec Wrecker and Towing Serrloe Estimates Furnlnhed Budget Plan Avallabl* The Naugatuck Fuel Co. 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