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PAGE •—NAUGATUCK NEWS (CONN.), SATUHnAY, DEC. 81. 1949 Sunda» by NAtKJATUCK NRW8 CORP NAUGATDCK. CONN AU «MM*d iM accowj eta* matter at •j» .port. ome« ia Nauffatuek. Ooan. having completed the first half of the twentieth century. And •what a half century it has been. Two world wars in the history books and the world in the shadow of another and worse one. There has been a. complete revolution in thought and action. But there is always the hope that the first fifty years of the twentieth century taay have been the hardest. RATES Payabl* la Adraao* suo i T«ar ....n&eo Newspaper Pub. AOT*TI If. ft. DeJly Newspaper Pub. AM"O Newspaper Pobllshwi SATURDAY, DEC. 31, 1»*8 The Year Ahead "Those who face the new year Without enthusiasm fall to- take into consideration certain factors wjhieb will make for national well being during the next 12 months. t?adoubtedly it 1» true there will be'-.certain downward trends. In business, readjustments in the economic situation which can be advantageous rather than harmful 1 if met without fear. Factors which will have a. bearing on the situation will not all b«' on the credit side of the ledger. But the balance between the good tuid the harmful will certainly be encouraging. Other than the threat of war and the necessity of preparing against it, these United States wer* n«v»r, in a more favorable petition. America has the security which comes from great resource*. Industrial and agricultural production have been brought to high levels. And, above all, the American people are determined to -defend and preserve the democratic way of life. In all this NaugatufJk will share in 1950. Our own Horough has made great strides in recent years. Th» growth has bee.ri substantial and steady. There ar> no projects which will become deflated be-" cause of over emphasis. The year ahead should be a. happy one. Resolutions Sunday we will hang up the new calendar and turn to a fresh page in a pristine diary; it is a. thne of new beginnings. That is the best thing about New Year's—it prods-man to turn over a t*sw leaf.. The row beginning may not turn out better thai the old, but there is. always the hope that it will. Whatever may be said about .good intentions serving as paving blocks 'in certain remote areas, Ihey have at least their momentary lift, and the world is a better place because of them. Good resolutions are a tonic, too, and one,that has been known on occasion to have lasting effect. Ofttime* .10 doubt, they are made but to be broken, but there la sorr.ethliiK that bolsters the morale in the mere making of them. Perchance they may be the same resolutions we made last year, but if \v e succeed in keeping, them a bit longer than we did then, who will say there has been' no gain ? /So, here's to New Year's resolutions. May they be good ones. May they be firmly resolved and closely- adhered to. And when hu- -maa endurance flags, may super- kdman help be vouchsafed to carry us past the sticking point! The American Dollar A re'cent request that it supply sheets of dollar bills—presumably to^have been used to wrap Christmas gifts — was'turned down by the United States Treasury. New currency was made available for gifts in the regulation size. Presumably those who would have received the money-wrapped gtfti would have saved the wrappings, but such display on the part of the giver would have been both vulgar and stupid. ij T*« "American people be^Iosinsr all respect for money. While there is a ^general effort to more, and 'wealth is still ea as a symbol of .success, O-nbeJt'ts gained'money is thrown to j»ie. winds. \*he government dishes if out billions ai a time, with apparently-no fear that there will ever be a*', end "fa the sfcurcc of supply Ai. ; 1mdiv£iuals the people are losing the bid'spirit of thrift which .mad*. America the richest land ia*a«,-world. '-' • ' '. have ruttd the feusband has "first righ't, in "the home and the pedestrian on the street. They should get together some time notes. Do Vi>u Remember? One Year Ago Mr. and Mrs. Oliver P. Case, of Park avenue, were visiting in Yonkeres, N. T. Ansonia High handed Naugatuck its first defeat of'the year, 481-43. Jerry Labriola (paced the locals -with 19-points. 30 Tears Ago Richard Parkinson was installed as president .of the Naugatuck Chapter of the Ancient order of Hibernians. Herbert .Bohlin, of Naugatuck, was named organist and choir master of the Swedish Lutheran Church, of -Waterbury, MODERN ETIQUETTE Q. If a host and hostess have ararnged an .evening of bridge with some friends who take the game very seriously, and some other friends drop in on the same evening, what should be done? A, The intruders should, of course, apologize and say they'll come back at some other time. But if they say nothing, then it is the hostess' obligation to tell them how lorry she is, but she's had this evening all arranged for some time and that she'd love to have them ^ome some other certain evening. Q. When a brids is to be married in a traveling suit, what should the bridegroom, wear? A. A business suit. Q. Isn't it proper for ,\ host to insist upon paying for U- long distance telephone calls of a guest? A. No. The guest should pay thia expense... Household Scrapbook . ,Paper on Furniture To remove paper that has stuck •o furniture dip-a piece of Kannel cloth into warm water and saturate the paper. It will roll readily (iff the polished surface. Then dry thoroughly and polish with any good furniture polish. The lag Fire Leave some of *he wood ashea in the fireplace when cleaning it, so as to make a bed for the new logs. The ashes will retain the heat and cause more warmth in the room. Scorched Linen Slight scorches on linen or cotton may be removed by wetting the spot with soap and water and exposing it to the direct sunlight for a day or so. GOLD STAB POST Commander Frank Zdrowski of Gold Star Post, Catholic War Veterans announced today the post will meet Tuesday nigy at 8 o'clock in the new post home on Anderson street. Routine business will be discussed he said, in addition to plans for remodeling th« naw home. Ed (Inspector) Hanley has a piano, but it made quite a trip before ending up at the Glendale Manor home. . .Employes of the Clark Trucking Co. were given a hard time... the piano was originally delivered to the second floor of a Maple street house, but it wasn't wanted when it arrived.. .taken to the second floor of a South Main street establishment, it was the same story... then someone said friend Ed was seeking such an instrument, so to the Glendale area went the truckers. . .it first landed in the wrong house in that section. With cold, blustering winter winds howling around the door, Walter and Jo Norw-ash spent quite some time yesterday afternoon with a summer shoe salesman in their Church street store. Toddy Bengtson will spend New- Year's in Middietown while his parents, the Charlie Bengtsons, and the Bin Vinings from Prospect celebrate at a spot near Simsbury. The old fire bell still hits Capt. Jim Grant, recently retired. ..Jim took off for Torrington yesterday when he got word of the major blaze that caused considerable damage in that city. Justine Sanford was the giiest of Mrs. Maybelle Osborne and Walter Howard over the Radio Home Journal program yesterday morning on WBRY . .Justine is a student at the Centenary Junior college, Hackettstown, N. J.... s bs U studying radio and has appeared on several programs, which the girls at school put on during the "breakfast hour." Cy Blanchard, a member of the Naugatuck Chemical Co. 'basketball team was out of the lineup in Wednesday night's Dusty League gamie with Naugatuck Glass Cy played the week before with a bad cold and has been on the indisposed list ever since. Gardner Wood, a student at Mlddlebury college, Middlebury, Vt., is home for the holidays... Gardner is a center on the school's freshman basketball team. . .He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gardner Wood, of Summit road. Sorry to hear that Mrs. Oliver Case has been confined to her Park avenue home for the past few days as the result of being stricken with the grippe. Clerks in local stores have had a breathrr for the past couple of days. . .After the Chrl&triian rush came two or three days of hectic exchanging of ChrlstmM presents. . .The vacation will soon be over, however... The annual January- sales are just around the corner Dot and Hans Nissen of Manners avenue are spending New Year's .Eve with Dot's brother and .nsLer-in-law, Mr. and 'Mrs. Jimmy Conley in Norwich.... Mae Rooney of Neagle street will be the guest of Wendell Page at the Foot Guards annual New Year's Eve ball. The Rev. Matthew Gates of the Methodist church has been ill at his home all week we're sorry to learn...the old grippe bug really got him down. After spending the Christmas holidays with her mother, Mrs. Anthony Laguna on Bridge street, Florence Laguna has returned to Boston, Mass., and her studies at Fay Business school. Frank Battel, recently transferred from the New Haven office of the FBI, and promoted to bureau chief at Albany, N .Y., is a cousin of Leo Battel of Naugatuck. . .Two Sergeants, Joe Cavanaugh of Waterbury and George Smith of NuiiKiituck MUCH comparing notes oy Church street .. Word comes from Bill Derderian, of New Britain, State Commandant of the Marine Corps League, that the trophy which the Naugatuck Valley Detachment donated to stimulate membership may stay in the borough... The trophy is to be awarded each three months to that detachment in the Htate which shows the largest percentage of its membership quota . . Bill writes that Naugatuck, New Britain and New London are waging a hot fight for the highest percentage. .. .The trophy, ^-ivon in memory of Harold C. Wooster .killed in action on Iwo Jima, will be awarded for the first time early in January. Naugatuck High school basketball games are drawing- smaller crowds this season than In the past several years... The reason?... A losing team, of course. . .About He only person.') attending the 'games are students and a few of the old faith- fuls... Seems too bad...The kids play just as hard as those on a winning- team and should get the same support. ..We still maintain that spectator support has quite a little bearing on the outcome of any athletic contest. Any local ski enthusiasts who want Information on any of Massachusetts ski areas can obtain same l)y c.Ullng the NEWS . . . Tlw Muss. Development and Industrial Commission Itus sent us a complete listing of all resorts, their locations, how to get to them, etc... .Should prove to be of great help to skllers—if we ever g-et any snow, that Is. An advance notice from Look magazine promises an article In the next issue, due next week, that will cause a stir in sporting- circles throughout the country .The feature story!, by Look's ,-;ports editor, takes a healthy swing at parties who have supposedly been "throwing mud" at a big, eastern football power .Good stuff. Half Of It Goes T%re_ populace is biconring rap- Idly accustomed to writing It 1950, •a-Wrt recalls'the hbj arguments of.Yifty years ago. £>i& the year 1900 "begin the twentieth .century or^ was it the last year of the niT»e.t««nth? The.lpgrJcal argument y.-as that ihje ,Chr/»t«in era began with the ye"aj\ OR* A. D. and that a cen- ttxsy addt'd to one made Wi. Therefore 1901, properly began the twentieth century. JfKit logic yas, ro^ite,d by senti- raentj as It often is. When the •wheel of time changed from the 1800s to the 1900s. people concluded Hmt a neW century hnd opened. So Saturday was regarded as Hut* Of Church U • * M4BU4J A VI E^miliH J ^ Week <9jjf £uH<jau> January Ut !Beach At New Dam " * ^^ ™ I Plans relative to the construe Plan To Raise Funds For Bathing Candlelight Service At Congregational Tomorrow ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN Missouri Synod Rev. O. H. Bertram, Pastor The traditional New Year's Day candlelight service at the Congregational church will be held tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock, with the service in charge of the Rev. Willard B. Soper, minister. Those taking part in the •'•service cunuuuLiiii Lni.5 WKiiiiif!, at i:ou. .i.uae s pare in me service Donald L. Kent, pastor, 20 Sa- Holy Communion will be celebrat- will be: Emily Bristol, Anne Bro- 1cm .street, telephone 2692. Sunday ed at this service. Announcements 'He Carol Ineson, Ruth Little, school and Bible class at 9:45 a. m. may be made between 7 and 7:30 KATTV T.vrtT^t, ftrfnt-irv^ *Dntl1i. T^ n l^\. T^,-.I ., • - __ ._ . . . 'lie, Carol Ineson, Ruth Little, ~~.—. •*..« ^..^^ -..^.^ a.* „.,„ a. Betty Lyons, Marion Rellly, Ralph Divine worship at 10:45 a. m. T?n vi*»i* TTnm tlf i-it-i T}»in* ^.i •» ,,1. L . __. . —r ^ — • "«••-"• "-*nj, j.vo.1^11 u.iviii« wursiiiu at iu:eo a. m. A previous to Bavier, Hamilton Bristol, Robert nursery is maintained during the church office f^h wlh Onald Brubaker . Victor Sunday morning service for the , rnng servce or e , J £ h V,^ ay t Sl Donald convenience of parents of small ' J °f eph Lit ' «hlWren. Sunday, Jan. 1, New > . Everett Rogers Rosenbaum. Mrs. Charles D. McCleary will be in charge of the musical program, which will open with the c , 7° offer^orv r>r«liir1» (r,^i,,Hi«., "TV,, c,, , j_, otter^ory Today," - You" and both by Edmundson. The processional hymn, "O Come, A.I1 Ye Faithful", will be followed by the invocation. The anthem will be, "Let Thy Blessed Spirit" by Tschesnokoff. The prophecy will be based on Isaiah 60:1-2. The second anthem will be, "The Searching Carol" by Marryott. The gospel will be based on Matthew 2:1-10 and the .offertory selection will be "Beautiful Savior" by Christian- in. The Rev. Soper will deliver the meditation based on the theme The Findings of the Committee" The hymn, "O for a Closer Walk with God" will be Bung, and the ceremony of candlelighting will i n 'ilude: "Calling the Apostles" "The Christian Message", "Spreading the Light' and "Declaration of Faith and Purpose." The recessionnl hvmns will be Joy to the World" and "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling." Three Apples." Music: tory voluntary, "Jesu, CONGREGATIONAL Rev. Willnrd B. Soper The ehurch school will meet, at 9:45 a. m. for the primary, junior and senior departments. The 'beKin- ncr and kindergarten departments will meet at 11 o'clock. The Film to be shown is "Children of China." Morning worship with the Communion service will be held at 11 o'clock with the minister speak Ing- on "What Went Ye Out To See?" Children's talk will be "The introduc- , , Joy of Man's Desiring," Bach; "Toccata," Freseo'haldi; "Moderate," Booting- anthem, "The New Year," Pache' offertory, "Ave Verum," Mozart; conohtdirvc; voluntary, "Prelude iri D Minor." Bach. Mary G McCleary is minister of music. There will be reception of new members. The ushers this Sunday morning will be Lester J. Gunn, Henry T. Harrison, CJnyton A. HouM»knech* Philander ^Norton, Allen D Trask and Russell A. Weaving. Sunday evening the traditional candlelight service wil liho held at 8 o'cloclt Tuesday, the r..dult choir rchear.i- alal. 7:45 p. m. Wednesday, Tho Aid society annual luncheon and meeting wil! be held. Luncheon will fee served at 1:30 p. m. with Mrs. Frank O Anderson, chairtmn. Reservations Should be TMth the circle chairman Th. "' ^ Urr by Mon<u y evening. There win be election of officers and annual rcr«rtg l§r iven'. Mrs £»? V» D ; McCToa ^ and Mrs Robert .Foltz will be in cHarge of the program, playing .Piano duets. The Evening n£ vsion of the Aid .society win m", at 8 p. m. There will be election Thursday, the Week Dav School <* Rellprion, 2:30 o'clock. Th» Bov Seoute. Troop No. 2, 7:30 p. m ' d Brmvnics. M , k ' Th ° Gir! No. 22,. 3::30 o'clock Troop No. SALEM LUTHERAN (Aug-ustana Synod) Rev. Donald L. Kent - Sunday school and Bible class, ! Chairman. Tl 9:30; public worshi.c. 10:30; text: ) " rst to bo * Joshua 24, 24; Theme: "Our Li f c . j'" several w Time Resolution: To Serve and .Committee members will be as- Obey The Lord." ^J?*™^,*™*\* n *™* Year>a Day ' Ush « r * Car] Peterson and Carl Peterson. Music, prelude, Meditation;", Matthews anthem, 'Lead Mo Lord, Wesl.jy, church solo, "Just Not Anderson, Mrs. HRSt CHURCH O? CHRIST SCIENTIST »:«'a. m. and a m w' " ay 8Ch001 at 10: « a. m. Wednesday, 8:00 p. m God" will be the subject 'of the Lesson-Sermon for Sunday, Jan* i, 77 T 13 C °wf e "- TeXt " fr ° m our God-' 10 ' S S ° greflt a minion cndureth throug-hout all srenerations." (P s . 145:13) ^Correlative passages from the Christian Science textbook "Sci enoe and Health with. Hey' to the Scriptures," Dy Mary Bak ^ r ^* ne ncfUde the following (p. 339) "AS " De itv s n , e s P ru al idea of yield tn -f° Ur material theories fin It i spintual idea s- until the finite gives place to the infinite " Comes > eaven.' " 'If Thou But Suffer God to Guide Thee", Neumarh. Sermon theme, •Prayer In The Name of Jc;sus". Tuesday, Jan. 3, 8 p. m., Con- ooi-dia Society meeting ut the church. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 6:30 p. m.. Luther choir rehearsal, 7 p. m, Board of Deacons will meet at the church. 3 p. m., Young- Women's Missionary society will meet at the home of Mrs. Arthur Parson, 144 Park avenue. Mrs. Parson and Mrs. John VanVlancl- ren. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2:40 p. m.. Week-Day school of Religion; 3:30 p. m., Brownes meeting; 7:45 p m., Church choir rehearsal. Friday, Jan. 6, 3:30 p. mi., Junior Confirmation class; 4:30 p. m., Senior Confirmation class. Saturday, Jan. 7, 9:30 a. m., Sunday .school choir rehearsal. JMMAKUElTLTrTHERAN u. i* c. \, Rev. Thmdoro A 8cr.rf.der The Rev. Theodore A. Schrader pastor, 567 High street, telephone 3493. Sunday, Jan. 1, New Year's Day. Church school, 9:30 a. m. Worship service, 10:30 a. m. Sermon topic: "The Acceptable Year." 7:30 p m The regular meeting of the Luther League. All young people are invited. Monday, 8 p. m. Regular meeting of the church council. All councilmen please be present. Tuesday, 8 p. m. Executive committee meeting of the Naugatuck Council of Churches will meet at St. Michael's parish house. Thursday, 2:30 p. m. The Weekday School of Religion. Friday, 6:15 p. m. Junior choir rehearsal'; 7:15 p. m. Senior choir rehearsal. Roy W. Beron, organist and director. Saturday, 10 a. m. Confirmation class meeting. The annual meeting of the congregation will be held on Jan. 18 at 8 p. m. at the church hall. ST. MICHAEL'S (KpUcopal) Rev. Wlnfred B. LanfhorM The service in St. Episcopal church for Sunday, Jan 1, are as follows: Sunday, Jan. 1, 7:3 Communion; 11 a. n the rector. _ _ _ .. — _- -uction of a public swimming area at the Xcw Dam will be undertaker, at .1 meeting of the Exchange Club committee in charge of the project ; soon after the New Year, accord| ing to Thomas Scally. committee 1 chairman. The meeting will be the held by the committee _ i-eeks. Committee members will be as- New Year's Eve service will be conducted trite evening at 7:30 may . . previous to the service in the Ladies' Aid meeting at the home of Mrs. Adam Kuraitis, 65 Rubber avenue, Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. "Moments of Comifort" is heart! every Saturday morning at 7:45 over WATR and is conducted by Pastor Bertram. The Lutheran Hour is heard every Sunday over the Mutual Broadcasting System .-it 12:30, and over the American Broadcasting System at 3:30. will begin immediately, so that the project will be completed in time for the 1950 swimming season. Mr. Scally said that some $4.000 will be needed and it is planned to solicit overy resident by leter. Two. beaches, complete with bath houses and toilets are planned. thJ™n What Our Readers Think Editor, Dec. 29. 1949 Xaugatuck Daily News, Naugatuck, Conn. v Md Dear Sir: j Throughout the year just clos- have had to depend upon th« lln wh h v n S' *« ave ad to depend upon the dollar which was handed them you often for cf f ec tive publicitv the n tT P the fin / St , S " nday in 1949 with the profit of the investment. Ap- nn dollar wit -'elating to the davs and hours that our itinerant station at the Tuttle . sa a e ue »K n ? ember « took one House, Xaugatuck. would be oper- the hope of investing , ating and as to the procedures of the parish. HILLSIDE CONGREGATIONAL Rev. Harry J. Ekstam Saturday, New Year's Eve. New Year's Eve party for both members and friendr, cf the church, both young and old alike, beginning at 9 p. m. All are miost heanily welcomed to spend these last remaining hours of 1949 at Hillside There will be delicious refreshments served at 10:15 p. m. by the Ladies' auxiliary. At 11:15 p. m. the midnight Watch service will begin in the- church Sanctuary. Sunday, New Year'.? Day, beginning of Universal Week of Prav- Fund of j You have cooperated with us on I such occasions so effectively and graciously that we feel bound to write you to acknowledge this help and '.hank you for it, and to wish you a healthy and prosperous New Year. Yours very truly. Unemployment Compensation Department William W. Davison, ExamJner-in-charge. i Services In Bethany Church The Pvev. Winfred B. Langborst, icar of Christ Episcopal church. Q • ~~... ui i L<IV- -ii-ci.1 ui ^uiisi. jc^piauujHii c:iurcn, er, s:45 a. m. Sunday Bible school; Bethany, announces sen-ices to be 11 a. m. Morning worshi'p with tho i held tomorrow in the church, church choir singing and thr pas- Sunday school will meet at 30 tor speaking on the theme, "Just i- rn- and at 11 a. m., prayers and One Year More"; 5 p. m. Vesper ^ew Year's sermon. At 7:30 p. m.. service. the Young People's Fe41owship jvill Monday, Jan. 2, Oper>. house at m eet. the pastor's houi-e for all members and friends of Hillside. W | » j Tuesday: Wednesday and Thurs- JLOOK AHQ day evenings beginning at 8 p. m.. , , there will be prayer services in a In what part or ln " •" l ""° ;= the church. Special rnusic has 'h» n n ! ^ronzesl pressure exerted? church. Special music has been arranged for all of these s Come prepared to receive ( ing from the Lord 2. What are the three fundamen- 3. What valuable fiber is obtained from rocks? ffariirrisiir Tan TA K tn . from rocks? null' meeLfVth "c^rch" p^e'- i f *-, Wh * " «»« -ost «,dely used cederl i™ „ ^t.i.,^1, „..;!,.. P ' foodstuff 'm the world? ceded by a pot-luck supper. METHODIST CHURCH Bev. Matthew H. Gates Services at the Methodist church for tomorrow and the week arc announced by the Rev. Matthew H. Gates, minister, as follows Sunclny. OM5 a. m.. Sumli'v school; 11 a. m., worship -icrviri-, with the minister preaching on tho Michaels theme, "Faith. Hope and Love." 5. According to the old saying, one should see what city and die? Answers 1. In the molars, which come together with a force of from 100 to 160 pounds, with a maximum of 270 pounds. 2. I-«'n),'th. weight, and time. 3. A.SllCHtOS. 4. Hk-e. Open house will be held by the i rhoir rehearsal; 8 p. m., senior Rev. and Mrs. Gates at the par- i choir rehearsal. • on Meadow street in the Thursday. 3:30 p. m., Confirma- m., John Wesley Wednesday, 4:30 p. m. | Saturday, 8 p. Junior ' class meeting. THE FATEFUL FIFTY YEARS *•••••••• ... - ...... • Noteworthy Events of Our Time, 1900-1949 1926 Complltd By WltUAM RITT, Ctnlrol Pr.i* Staff WriUr TELEVISION flrst loomed on the horizon with the development of the televisor by a Scottish scientist . . . The first talking picture shorts were shown in New York Aug. 6 . . . Disasters during, the year included a Florida • Alabama - Mississippi hurricane, Sept. 18, claiming 372 lives. . . . Another hurricane in the Cuban area, Oct.. 20, killed more than 600 . . . Beginning in April a general strike plagued Great Britain . . . The Sesquicentennial 1 Exposition opened in Philadelphia, May 31 ... Sports events: Gene Tunney defeated Jack Dempsey .for .the world heavyweight championship In Philadelphia, Sept. 23 . . .The St.- Louis Cardinals upset the New York Yankees, 4 games to 3, in l he World Series. ADV. "We, THE MUSIC SHOP—" Tonight Is New Year's, Eve! To you, our friends 'and neighbors, THE MUSIC SHOP wishes * Happy New Year. May the music , that reflects your moods lie Hit- j Ing, cheerfid, gay and happy. | We at 88 Church street 'resolve i anew, for the third year, te nerve '• N'nugatuck honestly and faithfully with all of Its musical needs. We reaffirm our sincere desire u> live "P to this slogan: "Buy with wn- fldence at THK MUSIC SHOP— everything- musical—' " A Happy Musical New Year, .CHARLES A. LINDBERGH became a world hero when he flew solo across, the Atlantic, Mineola, N. Y., to' Paris, France, May 20-21 ... On May 9, Ruth Snyder and Judd Gray were convicted In .a New York court for the murder of her husband, Albert, a crime t"hat shocked the nation. They were executed the following January .... Disaster struck in April and- May when hundreds, drowned in Mississippi river floods ... On June 6, U. S. Marines landed in Nicaragua to protect American interests . . , The first full-length talking picture, The Jazy Singer, premiered In New.York, Oct. 6 ... Sports events: Babe Ruth set the record of 60 home runs a season ... in the World Series, the New York Yankees defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 0. 1928 A GREAT PURGE of Old Bolshevik leaders by the Kremlin filace In Russia, June 16. Cmdr. R, E. Byrd President Hoover Kxiled from White Russia were Trotsky, Zinoviev, Radek, Kame- nev and Rakovsky . . . Collapse of the St. Francis dam, north of Los Angeles, killed 450 ... A West Indies - Florida hurricane claimed over 2,000 lives, Sept. 1217 ... On Nov. 4 Arnold Rothstein, a New York sporting figure, was shot, dying two days later. Among scientific achievements of the year was development of the teletype . . . Herbert Hoover was elected President of the United States in November, defeating Alfred E. Smith in a bitter campaign ... In the World Series the New York Yankees crushed the St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 0. 1929 THE WALL STREET CRASH, which began Oct. 29, was the forerunner of the Great D«pr*i. slon. Stock values plunged 990 billion and some 25,000,000 persons were affected . . . On May 15 the Cleveland Clinic flre, kill* ing 124. shocked th« nation . . . On June 7 the Stat* of Vatican City was established at Rom«, Italy . . . Most cheerful not* ot the year was the Kellofg-Brland Treaty, outlawing war, pro. claimed July 24 ... Comd. Richard E. Byrd and crew flew, Nov. 28-29, from Little America acroM the South Pole and back . . . Tht Philadelphia Athletics defeated the Chicago Cubs, 4 gamea to 1. in the World Series. 1930 DEVELOPMENTS in nylon plastic, mechanical refrigeration, high octane gasoline and iyn« thetic rubber led advancement* in industrial chemistry . . ..There was a brief rally In the slock market and business condition* and then the Depression became more acute . . . The Lowell observatory reported discovery of the ninth planet of the'eolar system, Pluto, March 13 ... Dis. aster plagued the world, beginning with the Ohio State peniten. tiary fire, Easter Eve, April 21, ia which 320 convicts died. On Sept. 3, a hurricane killed more than 2,000 in Santo Domingo and. Oct. 5, wreck of the British dirigible K-101 over France cost 47 lives. . . . France ended occupation of the German Rhineland, June 2830 ... Judge Joseph F. Crater of Xe'.v York state supreme court, disappeared, Aug. 6, and never was found . . . Bobby Jones of Atlanta, Ga., thrilled the sportt world by his golf "grand slam." winning- the American opsn and amateur 'fcnd the B.-;i:sh open and amateur tournaments . . . The Philadelphia Athletics won the World Scries, 4 games to t, from the St. Louis Cardinals. N.xi-1?5i 10

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