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PAGE I- NEWS ICOA'X.), TTUDAY, DKC. 30, 1M9 DREW PEARSON ON The WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Drew Pearson Says: Acheson, Johnson Doing- A-l Jobs As Heads Of State And Defense Departments; Have Put Aside Their Differences; Johnson Steps On Many Toes, Including Truman s U'.-LShinirtun -Hero is 1h<> inside .sto:-y on Ihf report of friction 6c- two* ii two of the mo^t potent Truman cabinet members — Secretary of State Dean Acheson and Ser-re!ury of Defense Louis Johnson. Actually there have been differ- tnce> of opinion between them on •three important policies, but both men are now leaning" over backward to get along: with each other. The three policies are: 1) Sending n steel mill to Yugoslavia, which Johnson apposed but Acheson favored; 2> Occupying Formosa with U. S. troops, which Johnson favored but Acheson opposed: 3) General American policy in the F;ir East, where Johnson believes the United States should have vigorously supported Chiang Kai- Phc-k. " Acheson has particularly resented Johnson's barging into the Far Eastern situation: and the belief hsf. been expressed around the State Department that Johnson's interferences could not be entirely divorced from his law firm which or. :-e represented the brothers-in- law of Chiang Kai-Shek and the So ing dynasty. Argument Over Airplanes One small part of the Johnson- Acheson irritation came when the Secretary of Defence balked at Sivina: the Secretary of State a. special White House plane to fly to the Big Three Foreign ministers conference last November. Acheson wanted the "Dew-drop"', the dc luxe liner which the air force had built for "President" Dewey. But Johnson refused en the ground that the President's special .plane, the "Independence,'' WP.J en route to Iran to bring back -.he Shah, and that Mr. Truman wp,nted the "Dew-drop., kept iri the United States in case of tt-mersency. Johnson offered his cabinet col- I'Ts.u'ue the President's onetime plane, the "Sacred Cow," but the Snored Cow does not make as much speed as the Independence f." the Dew-drop. So, without ar- jruir.s any further with the Sec- r :•<-••>;••,• of Defense, the Secretary >'a - -e quietly rented n special • '•-•-• from American AirlinfT. "•-:< rc,~i the taxpayer around ?'2..='^ and was the first timr- a "• :r. <-•• member has rented a spe- <--••' pi.-ir.e. since air force planes .-:•.-.-. i '-.hie at considerably less Wlnr-hrll Starts Somcthinjf .-..".or- v ;;f;or A-heson returned from Ejrrpe. Walter Winchell b.-oadcis; an item that Washing- tor. in 1950 would not be big enough for both Acheson and Jonnsop.. Acheson didn't know anything aoout the broadcast— until 9 o m next day. when he got a phone can from Johnson asking if he eou.c. come over to see him ri<-ht •away. Acheson agreed: and Johnson. arriving a few minutes later. a^ttea : "Did you hear what Walter Win- cnell said last night?" Ache.son hadn't, but thought it was ; interesting that the Secretary o. Defers* should go to so much .rouble to say that he had nothing ,^. CO W!th inspiring the broad- f-^m a "H 1 ^'" ° f faCt ' if either °f t-e men departs, it will probably .* _ Jonnson-not because he isn'^ ti.-inr a good job; he is. But he - C ° nalIy Stepped in Tru - Claims New Theory __Johnson is doin £ one of the moat ' ' _ **'*^*^-»^-«-J-^r*»^^jj. SCULLY, Florist Flow f™ lor Every Occasion *80 BALDWIN ST. ^=,~ T ' SCULLY, Prop. PHONE WAT. 5-7280 AMATEUR SCIENTIST William G. Graves (above), 32, Marlboro, Mass., told newsmen that he had developed the same gravitational theory as Dr. Albert Einstein. Graves said that one of the important points of the theory is that gravity is a substance and that in the "mass," it travels faster than light. (International Sound-photo) difficult jobs ever tackled by any administration—pruning the military budget and at the same time putting across unification. Cracking Army-Navy heads together is difficult enough and contributed to the death of his predecessor But '.simultaneously cutting the budget is bound to make any cabinet Secretary of Defense unpopular inside the government. However, Johnson, in his zeal to get things done, doesn't alwiyj: clear hii appointments with either the Democratic National Committee or the White House Secretariat. On major appointments, hp clear* with the President himself, but he goes over the heads of men around Truman to do this and they don't like it. Result has been a steady trickle of well-placed anti-Johnson venom in the President's ear. This, plus perhaps the fact that Truman may .-.ee a 1952 presidential rival in the dynamic Secretary of Defense explains why he drqpped the remark to intimates that someday he's going to "get rid of that so-and-so " Truman, however, has been known to fly off the handle and then forget about it. Meanwhile, Johnson is doing one of the best jobs in th e cabinet and would not bo eaiay to replace So als.o is Acheson. And a.s of the present moment 'they scorn to have climbed out of each other's hair and put aside their differences. Legion To Discuss Safety Campaign Further plans for a program of voluntary auto inspection in Naugatuck will be discussed at a meeting of Post 17, Naugatuck American Legion next Wednesday night at 8 o'clock in the post home, it was announced today by Commander Charles Clark. Trie, car inspection program is to be conducted by the Legion as an aid to the State Motor Vehicle Department and to help insure the operation of safe motor vehicles by borough motorists. What's Doing In Naugatuck A Calendar of Events Today, Tomorrow and Every Day .Saturday, Dec. 31 New Yrrir's Kvc pr.rty. Hillside Conn' "«ntional t-hurch, '•> p. in., midnight watch .service, 11.15 IP. rn. New Year's Eve midnight watch ervice. Salem Lutheran church, 11:15 p. m. Candlelight New Year's Kve 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, Jail. 3 Executive committee of Naugatuck Council of Churches meets in St. Michael's Episcopal church, 8 IP. m. Monthly meeting of board rf 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. fl Monthly meeting, board of pub lie welfare, town hall, 8 p. m. Tuesday, Jan. 19 Installation of officers, Ramona Council, Degree of Pocahontas, Odd Fellows hall, 8 p. m. Henry Fonda, Wife May Be Divorced New York, Dec. 30—(UP)—Hollywood and Broadway actor Henry Fonda and his wealthy wife who lives in Greenwich will be divorced next year, it is reported. Fonda and his wife, 'the former Frances Brokaw, decided on a.di- vorce after several unsuccessful attempts to make a go of their marriage. He has been living in New York City and his wife is at their Greenwich home with their three children. HONORS ITS MOST FAMOUS SON Find Slot Machines In Legion Post Home Jcwetl. City, Conn., Dec. 30—-(UP) An American Legion post in Jewett City faces the loss of its liquor license. The Orville-La Plamme post is charged with violating the state liquor control commission's ruling against gambling devices in liquor outlets. Two state inspectors said they found four slot machines in the boiler room of the clubhouse. College Enrollment Up 3,000 In State Hartford, Dec. 30—(UP,)—An increase in enrollment in Connecticut colleges and universities is noted by the State Board of Education. Despite the drop in the number of veterans enrolled, the total enrollment in degree-awarding schools this year was more than 38,000, or 3,000 more than in 19<J«. The University of Connecticut leads in enrollment with more than 9,300 students, and Yale is second with more than 8,500 C.H.Tomlinson Neary Building Nangatnck. Conn. FLOWERS For All Ocoulon* *XOWEBS TKLEGKAPHED EVEBYWHEBE MELBOURNE'S FLOWER SHOP 1*0 BtJBBEK AVENTTE 1W. SS1S I BTJCKMILLER Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Teleohone 4334 EXPENSIVE SALE A Hartford gasoline station owner sold 50 cents worth of gas but lost $100 in the transaction. William M. Bergen told police that two men in an old car ordered 50 cents worth of sas. While he was pumping the fuel, one of the men left the car and took the cash from his register. Honoring America's Banks ihis postage stamp commemorates the 75th anniversary of the American Bankers Association.: Through the years, banking has kept pace with*the needs of agriculture, industry; transportation.^and the American family. Today, the A.B.A. has a membership of 16,000 banks, each supplying essential financial ^sexviceslto Jts' community and to the Nation/ OUR BANK IS A MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION The JVaugatucfc National Banfc Member Ftdinl Dtpoi!! IDIOIIDCI Corporillei • Fedint HtiitTi Sfiun Realty Transactions The following documents have been filed for record in the office of Town Clerk Raymond J. St. John: Warranty Deed Helen K. Brandt to Ida Gilda and Charles Gerard J. Famularo, property on Maple Hill road. Mortgage Deed Anthony J. Dl'Pietro to Frederick Chernega, property on Erockett Hill road. Mortgage Release ^ Frederick Chrrnego to Anthony WATERBURY COURT Charles Wusoka, 30, of 8 Cotton Hollow, was found guilty of indecent exposure when he appe:)-ed before Judge John A. Membrfno In Walcrbnry City Court yoHtnr- fliiy. Sentence was deferred m.ill Jan. 12. The case of \JCG Gucciardi. 24. of 79 Woodbine street. cna-yA.1 with obtaining money under fr,> s e pretenses, was continued to Jan 11. Baltimore—There are at least 35 orders of living birds, such as penguins, loons, hawks, pigeons, par- rota, songbirds and others. SANTOS GENERAL REPAIRS Radiator*, Bklterte* Washing Machine*. Bmby CarrtM"* Bicycle*, Soldering LAWN MOWERS SHARPENED «M Rubber Ave. Phone Kfn SPENDING THE HOUDAYS m Independence, Mo., Margaret Truman, daughter of the President, unveils ft •tatue (left) of Andrew Jackson on the Jackson County Courthouse lawn. The statue was presented by President Iruman, who later addressed the crowd. At right, the President is shown with Judge Will am J Randall as a portrait of himself was uuveiled in the Courthouse, where he once presided. State Sets Lowest Accidental Death Rate In Country Hartford, Dec. 30— (UP)— The State Highway Safety Commiss'on has received word that Connecticut had the lowest accidental death rate in the nation for the first 10 monhs this year. The National Safety Council reports that Connecticut's vio'unt death rate was 38.2 per 100,0'-l> population. The national averaf« was 61.2. Vermont was second with 40.1 deaths, followed by New Jersey. Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York, Rhode Island arid Maine were not included in the survey which included all types of accidental violent deaths. The Connecticut Highway Safety Commission says that prorj, orts tor setting a very low rate for I'J-lfl are excellent. Connecticut has never been credited with an annual rate of less than 50 violent deaths per 100,000 population. Y'sMenToSee The ifirsl (regular meeting of the Naugaturk Y's Men's Club in 1950 will be held next Tuesday evening til 0:30 o'clock. Thi! meeting will follow a dinner at. 0:30 o'clTik, m the YMCA cafeteria. John Thibodeau is in charge of the program for the meeting. A motion picture, "Tips on Skiing." will be shown, and efforts are being made to obtain a ski Instructor tn address the club. Hope Edges Crosby In Race For Top Box Office Appeal Hollywood, Dec. 30—(UP)—Comedian Bob Bope has something new to Heckle Bine Crosby about today. Instead of Gags about Crosby's horses, or the ;jize of his waistband, Hope now can twit Crosby about the nation's annual poll of movie money-makers. For five years now, Crosby has been tops at the box office. But this year, Hope edged him out, coming from fifth place to fliist. Crosby is runner-up. Crosby made Hollywood history when his easy acting and songs tinkled the theater cash register loudest from 1944 through 1048. •But his movies- this year drew yawns from the critics, while Hope smashed ticket records with "Paleface" and "Sorrowful Jones." The tq'p glamor star also lost box office prestige. Betty Grable, number two -in boxrollice rafing lu-st year, dropped to seventh place in the poll of theater owners. Abbott and Costello held down their last year's third place on the list. John Wayne ranked fourth. Gary Cooper, who's been on the top ten moneymaker list 11 times, •ranked, fifth this yeai\ Gary 'Grant's one-1949 rnovie. "I Was A Male War Bride," boosted him from eighth to sixth place. The otlior winners are Esther Williams, Humphrey Bogart and Clark Gable. Cub Scout Mothers Receive Gifts At Christmas Party A large group of Cub Scouts attended the annual Christmas par| ty of Pack 10 Tuesday night in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Hall. The program opened with carol singing, accompanied by Alan Hermonat at the piano. Six new me.Tiioii?; were accepted by the pack during a Cut) ceremony and Den Mothers Mrs. Emmett Wooster. Mrs. Frances Skipp and Mrs. Uraska were presented gifts on behalf of the pack by Cub Master Albert Kramp.etz for. the fine work they have done in the pack during the (past year. Scoutmaster Cecil Matron of Troop 2 presented Scout cards to Den Chiefs Bucky Hanley and Alan Hermonat for their part in teaching and assisting Cu-tak during the year. Members of Den 1 presented a skit, followed by an acrobatic dance by Mary Ann "Wooster. Ajll members of the pack received presents from Santa Claus. Refreshments were teerved by mothers of the Cubs. RTORK WAR Washington — Republican Congressman Jacob Javlts of New York believes a second round of warfare between Israel and Arab countries may break out because of British arms shipments to the Arabs. 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