Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on July 7, 1944 · Page 8
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 8

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Friday, July 7, 1944
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Page Eight High School i 1 1 > T 11 To Practice n • Begin Bristol Co. Goes Over Top In 5th War Loan Drive Coach Peter J. Fo]ey Expects 35 Candidates To Report Tuesday Coach Pclcr J. Fo'.ey announced this afternoon that thi> Naugntuclc high schoo! football squad' will 1 -be' ;.u\n summit!- practice next Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock al He"creation fit-Id. Practices will be held each Tucs- ' day and Thursday' night at -that •time, Mr. Folcy said. He . e'xpecls iibtiut 3fl candidates to report. • All boys who are not working ftiv asked to report any day but Saturday for individual workouts. Air, Kol<;y said. '• Many of lust year's stars have Xnuluati-d or have- entured tin.- ser- "vlres, but Mr, Pcley expects to •have a fighting team again thin year. "£" Bond Sales Lag Far Behind r (Continued from Page .-while only !iO sains wi-ro rcc'iuli-ed .to not thu other bonds' result. The overall llcuix- for iho llfth .War fjfmn in .N'aiigatuck j.s S-I.O.T.i,- 1 6W.75. The drive ' closes Saturday. •July S. The fant that "K" bond sal^s l'c>r the of tht- month will In- In- clucl.fcl. in the Fifth VVjir f.oan leaves the local committee- confident that rlu* C|iio(a in tliat :;t>ri'-;i \vill be Illl.-d. Final 'Mxuivs will not be available until August; Employees nf The Bi-lstol Coir, pnny have nvoi'silbscrlbcd tbei Fifth War Loan iiuota by $135.000 by it was announced t.odaj by IS. C. Gabriolson. chairman ol tho Employees War Savings Bone commitleo. Mr. Gabrlelson said "The 1 oversubscription of Bristol's FH'Lh War Loan quota Is all tho more notable when you consider that Bristol employees hnvc coil- sistenly allotted more, than JO per cent of their pay for wa'r bonds during the past twenty-one'months and butter than :ll per cent for the past eight months." A fuiiture of Bristol's campaign during the Fifth War Loan was the sponsoring of twenty-four heavy duty field ambulances by muuns of bond purchases over and above tho payroll deductions. For each $:-i,MO of cash given for the purchase of uNtra bonds an army ambulance was sponsored by the employees of The Bristol Company and a ineiul plate reporting this fact wilt be placet! on cadi ambulance. j Presentation ol" the "second star 'to Li; added to Hrislol's Treasury T flag will hi! made at exercisQK to bo held Monday noon. "Members of iho Employees War Savings Bond comVniitce at The Bristol Company include • E. G. Gabrlelson, chairman, Paul 'P. 'Anderson, J, A, H. PetiMT.on, Mildred Rollly. A. C. Sandin, C. P. Lonor. j,-an, C. A. Tet'/jlo, ami Kmil Marie FRIDAY, JULY 7. Soldier Tells Of Life In Normandy Staff Sergeant Joseph Pap- lauskas Was ,-With The Invasion Forces In Various Places StalT Sergeant Joseph Paplaus- tas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter 'aplaiislcas of Nixon avenue, was another Naugatuck soldier who ook part in the invasion . of his parents have been in- i-rrs- HORN London, July 7—lUP) —A- German news dispati'h from Milan says four ticrtllhy quadruplets -all bnv-;—were bnrn A't-ilr.i-sUay in ;i village near Bprganiu, ftaly. Tin; of thr> four infants" is .-laid to w&igh -I 1-2 pounds. Tin- motli- •or l.i SIgncira lilenu Offi-rrl. Temperature Report It was hot again today, and Rod Iti-i minis swolien-d as usual, Red, houvvoi 1 , went down the cellar, figuring to eoo-1 off in the musty :nr down ilwro. And Rod did, and also found an oh! jar "of poach preserver, which Red tools care of in the proper way. Rud'z a peach,, anyway. Midnight . 7.1 3 a. in 07 C a. m '. fi.i 9 a. m 37 Noon .-,.. o." 1 p, ill ; P7 •Vance formed in u letter just received from the soldier. Prior to hi.x enlistment, Sorgt. Paplauskas, who was educated in Naugatuck schools, was an em- ployu of the Waterbury Manufnc- turing Co. The local soldier trained nt Aberdeen, Maryland and Camp Bowie, Texas previous to shipping overseas to England about six months ago with a chemicul warfare unit. Sergeant Puplausltas writes that life in Normandy is nothing like it was in England, ,and the food is also very different. The local soldier states that occasionally the American forces meet up with French farmers who give them trash eggs and milk, welcome additions to the soldiers' bill-of-fare. The lucal resident also notes that German planes fly over every night to bomb nearby places, and that the American soldiers havu excellent bomb shelters and i'ox holes for protection. Sergt. Paplauskus writes that his unit is not-billeted in this towns but is stationed In the farm areas. With three sorts in> the United Stains armed services, Mrs. Effle Clay of Olive sl.reol, Is receiving letters from •• 'various parts 'of Uie globo these dayi, '•-., One son, Frederick Clay, Is somo-j where on the high seas, 1 but gctaj his mall regularly, so he informs Ms mother. -He. was well knowm here, before entering the Navy: Another son,' Roj>erV McGowan, is "somewhere 'In France" but in a letter received by Ills family and dated June 35, his only complaint) is that the mail 'service to where he is, is poor and thai things sent, by his family a month ago. have not as yet reached him. Apparently he took part In the Invasion of France but lias been too busy of late to send his family any details of: the historic military leal, that 'many believe marks the downfall, soon, of Germ'any. The third son, Irving' McGowan who was an employe of the U. ,S Rubber Co. before entering the, Army, is now In North Ireland, where lie has been stationed for the past some" months. He was very well known here and at one time did a great deal of promoting with dancu orchestras, bringing to Naugatuclc many of I he finest dance bands in the East. He reports everything, well and hap py but misses all" his friends in Naugatuck. BOROUGH DAILY DIARY JULY 1944 1 M T W T W t 2 3 0 S 6 7 » 9 10 II 12 IJ 14 is 16.17 U 19 20 21 22 23 24 it 26 27 » » 10 Jl School Board May Appoint High School Teacher July 15 Coming Events JULY 10 St. Hull. Fnincln' T.A.B., School oOo JULY 12 Moetlnff NiuiKutuulc Flail and GaniL- CIuli, Inc., Town Hull. JULY 17 •Red Crows Cult. Y. M. C. Mobile A. Blood Weather Report Massachusetts Man Is Given Death Penalty Dump Problem May Be Cleared Up By July 15 iu;v \Vrtit H<TNI>S AND S ROSE SHOP! WELCOME ADDITIONS TO COMPLETE YOUR SUMMER VACATION WAKDROBE-AND ONLY Pittsfiokl, Mass., July 7—(UP) — Superior Judge Abraham IS. Pin- anski has sentenced crippled John F. N'oxon. Ji-.. to the uleclrie chair —the same form of death the socialite 'dealt, his moiually-defuct.ivu infant, son Lawr-enco iast SepLom- ber 22nd. As the mandatory sentence was proaruincod, Noxon stil,' protested his innocence. Tn atis\\'or to the formal quuition before senluncinif, the -17-year-old altorney—Ruppor't- etl by his two canes— answered firmly: ".1 wan*) to repeat again what J Siiid on the witness stand: 1 did nut kill my son, I am irmocunt of this terrible charge." But Ihe Superior court jury which ! intended convicted Noxon had thought dif- portetl. forently. Wilh alterimtivesi of acquittal and second degree murder possible under tho law, they had returned a verdict of guilly of murder in the first degree. All ast nig-ht a suicide guard had boon on duty outside Noxon's cell. While a.) home in the No.von's $-15,000 estate. Mrs. Margaret Noxon was under doctor's care as result of a nervous collapse. But. friends said that she had not given up hope that her husband's life might bo spared. Under the law, Noxon must be laken to the Stale prison at Boston within seven days. Until then, he will remain in the infirmary of tile Berkshire county jaii where he has boon confined since his arrest. Warden Leo Brophy expects to have the matter of a Naugutuck dumping ground cleared up by July ]fj, after several months of vain efforts to tlnd a suitable area for i.he borough. .The problem, of a dumping ground for local industrial plants comes to the fore with the intended closing in a few days of the Cherry'street, extension lump. The Eastern Malleable Iron Co. has offered the borough the use of its old' dump on Bridge street. but whether or not other plants will be able to use the grounds is not known, The Footwear plant of the U. S. riubbi.-r Co. has kirgo amounts of refuse, although ihf- Chemical Co. und the Synthetic plant have very liUlt. The Chemical Co. has a small clumping area on its grounds nl.-oady, which ,taki.-s care of its disposal problems. The jicu 1 .site has already been used. Objection to the temporary dump may be voiced by residents of Union City, although no such action has yet' been re- Maine—Fair little' change in temperature tonight. Tomorrow fair in south' portion party cloudy followed by scattered showers in north portion. Continued warm. New Hampshire and Vermont- Fair little change in temperature tonight. Tomorrow fair and continued warm except partly cloudy followed by scattered showers in extreme north portion. Massachusetts-—-Fair weather tonight and tomorrow. Little change in temperature tonight, warmer along the coast tomorrow. Rhode Island and Connecticut— Pair weather tonight and tomorrow, tittle change in temperature tonight, continued warm tomorrow. East port to Block Island — No small craft or storm warnings. A meeting of the school board will be held, u/weck from today witji the main bus/ness probubJ being the appointment of a higl school teacher. . Two Naugatuck high , schoo teachers resigned at the end of the past school t e r m, but Hnrol< E. Chlltundcn, superintendent o schools, felt that only one appointment was necessary. An anticipated* enrollment in the full a factor in the superintendent's opinion. ; Several shifts were made in the high school teaching program to provide for the loss of one instruc tor. The appointment is expected io be made from'the present leach' 1 ing staff of the local school department, Mr. Chittenden said. Another probable appointment will be made later to Jill the vacancy caused by the transfer, the superintendent of schools added. Official Of fiingling Bros. Makes Statement HOW IK) YOU FOOT UP IN GOOD HOSIERY — OUR MEN'S HOSIERY BAR IS A TREAT FOR YOUR 35 CENTS TO 32.50. From the torrid weather ankle sock—as cool as they make them—up to Scotch Argylej . —some light-weight wools too—many men —many minds—some men would be irritated with wool hose — other men would be irritated without them — so whatever side you're on.— this resourceful stock should mean —, put your feet in our hands and we'll keep you on your toes. Here is the extended weather forecast Tor New England: The 'temperature daring- the hex!, five days, tomorrow through ....„ „ ..,..., next Wednesday, will average from business about being :i to 0 degrees above'normal which $10,000 bond, is real. ' for'Boston in 72 degrees. High tern-' • •' -peralure tomorrow will give way to cooler by Sunday, but it will become warmer again by next Tuesday and continue quite warm on Wednesday. Rainfall win average of from one-third to two-thirds, of an inch and will occur n.s showers and thunderstorm.} tomorrow nighl and early Sunday and again Wednesday afternoon,. Naugatuck Boy Escapes Circus Fire (Continued Page.l) Yanks Start New Drive In Normandy (Continued from Page 1) . . . Pretty is (ho word for thrsc littli 1 Truck* with tin- urn- short. sleeve. When tlu> " sun and Ihe JisplKlIt -Its th.-ri- is iintliini: fur rool Miuli'l- IICSH. WVar th."m to (.hi; fiffici- or ty tin- tlii-ati-r yi>n arc drrs-i-d right and ciTmfnrtalilc. In. i-liiilui! arc cottons, silks mill smart Jerseys with while ROSE SHOP 87 South Main St. — Waterbury thp Cherbourg peninsula and the Baycux-Caen sector. Another American offensive is going forward. American troops have beaten their way back into the streets of La Haye Du Puits, key transport center. And American outflanking columns have ad- vnnecd on either side of La Haye in an attempt to isolate the town, '/'huso two columns are now onlj three and one half miles apart. A late report from the British radio (heard by NBC) says th( Americans have captured am. pushed beyond La Haye. .But this report is" not confirmed by Allied headquarters. At the other end of the Allied front, British, patrols have penetrated into the dock area-of Caen, and have found it deserted. This news has prompted speculation that Ihe Germans may be pulling out of this vital defense base. In the air war, American planes have struck hard at Nazi industrial plants. More than 1750 American planes today raked Nazi aircraft factories and oil refineries in central Germany with bombs and gunfire. Pia The assault was led by one thousand heavy bombers which dropped three thousand tons of bombs or moro on enemy plants. They were accompanied by 750 U. S, fighters. And the Luftwaffe was forced into battle. Hundreds of German fighter planes rose to challenge the Americans. A series of fierce air battles raged across hundreds of miles of skies. And it's believed that at least GO Nazi planes were shot dow v n. The Germans, in turn, have resumed their robot bombing of England, after a short pause this morning. Nazi flying bombs fell in London and elsewhere in southern England, causing some casualties and damage. two adulls, and onu only two years of age. He has a great' fondness for his nephew Robert, who has been vacationing in West Hartford for the past throe weeks. Mr. Almcjuist told The News today that the fire was the niosl horrible thing that -he ever had scon in his life, and thai some of live scenes there would remain with him for the rest of his life. He slated that one woman held in her ,arms the, body of her child, already burned to death, that she had rescued from the fierce flames. The v mother's hair had been burned from her head, and she was badly burned otherwise, but was 30 far gone by the mental reaction to Ihe loss of her child that she could feel nc-lhing, Mr. Almcjulst was suffering a tremendous reaction today to the fire, and his wife, and Mrs. San- l.ora prayed practically th'c whole night through in. thankfulness for the safe delivery of .the two boys Mr., and Mrs, Swanson who lef West Hartford -early Thursday a Lei-noon, did not know of the fii until they arrived here about o'clock. Immediately they, callei Hartford, bu.|. were forced to te telephone operators of the fac that l.hcir son was at the fire be fore being allowed to put the cal l-hrough, -so terrific was the rus] of calls into Hartford once • th news of the fire got about. Mrs. Almciuist answered the 'phone and said that her husband and Robert were just corning into I.he yard. Mrs. Swanson would not believe her g-ood fortune until her son came on: Ihe line to assure his mother that he was all right. Both Mr. and Mrs. .Swanson have called their son sevoml times since yesterday merely to re-assure themselves that God has been good to them. Neither could sleep ast night, so great was their men- .al stress over the incident. Robert Swanson, who is a pupil n Cth grade at Salem schoo! will Are Gaining On 30-Mile Front - (By United Prewi) The Russian war machine is hammering forward today along a SfiO-milo front. The Germans themselves adnii! that their fori:os havu suffered major 'reverses in key sectors of the battle line. And both' Nazi and Russian reports agree that the- fighting front is being widened every day by tlie Red army. In the north—a late London radio report says tho Red army is only 10 miles from the very important Daugavpils to Wilno' railroad. Another British radio broadcast asserts the drone of Soviet reconnaissance planes is already being heard over East Prussian border areas. At the top end of the front. General Bagramian's first Baltic army opened an offensive on the upper bank of the Dvina river. The drive, was launched after Bag- ramlan's men had lunged to witn- in JO miles east of Daugavpils on l.he lower bank. The city is the northern anchor of Hitler's Baltic Hartford, July 7—(UP)—James Haley, vice-president of Ringlinp Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circus, granting his first interview since tiro swept the Big Top yes- ttday, told the United Press today that he had been "grilled" by Hartford police since soon after the disaster. Haley, charged with manslaughter with four other olllcials of circus, was being fingerprinted the police station. "I don't know what caused the fire." he said. "They have grilled me since yesterday afternoon a.nd r tried to help. All. of us were overwhelmed by the catastrophe— and I know I can't seem to think that anything, any of the court arraignment this morning or the released on Tho only real thing is death and i.he grief the circus feels for the families - of those,who died. "This iingerprinting doesn't bother me. It's the people there in the nrmory und in the hospitals—our business is pleasing people and making them laugh. I never thought, this could happen. I was in my oillce, to the left of i.he Big Top when the. lire broke out. T didn't hear anything at llrst—Die door of my trailer vas closed—and by th.5 time I got out there the flames had climbed 'across the canvas top," We Are Agents For GILMER V-BELTS For: ' \V.\SIIING MACHINES fetKCTRIC REFJtIGERATORS Etc, TEMPUETOX'S COItMill .WATERBUHV DIAI. 4080 (No Toll Charge) J.OVIN'E KI.ECTRIC Co K Cliurcli Sirwt ' (I DANCERS! FRIDAY. SATURDAY** SUNDAYS We Present FRANK CAPAUJO " And I UK KALIMA ISr,ANT»EM Hawaiian Orch<;»ur» I White E*f] Restaurant BRIDGE STREET Member or Connecticut , Restaurant A Japs On Saipan Are Given Chance To Surrender /•never fcVget his visit to the circus, but can thank his lucky stars for the coolness and keen minded interpretations of his uncle, who although one'of the real heroes of the holocaust, probably never, will defense belt. Both Soviet and Nazi dispatches agree that the bailie /.one is spreading southward in the Kowel region of old Poland. Red army forces have swung into aclion throughout the sect'or—their apparent yoa! the Polish bastion of •Brest Litovsk 70 'miles distant. The city is the tlower terminus of Germany's line . KUiii-din# E a s t Prussia and the Baltic nations. A drive l,o Brest Litovsk—ac- cording to all Indications — would proceed northwest of Kowel between the JiUj; river and the Pripet marshes. Strong Soviet armored formations are already striking; westward from Kowel toward the Bug-. They are -10 miles from the river —which forms the -border of the o-called government t r e,nera.l of Poland. This is the Polish ter- itory seized by the Nazis'in. 1939, and since dominated by Germany ndcr the pretense of semi self- overnment. (Hy United Press) American forces who now hold nine tenths of Saipan, in the Mari-, have taken a brief timeout before delivering the death blow lo Jap troops trapped on the northern tip of the island. The American military commanders have offered the civilian Japanese a chance to surrender. Pamphlets have been dropped from planes and shot from mortars of- ferinjf safety to those who five up. One highway leading; out of the area and into American lines has been designated as the road to surrender for the civilians. Some 7,000 Jap civilians alreads have been interned, but an estimated 10.000 to 10,000 still are hiding out in the hills and cane- breaks. The only important position still held by. the ,enemy troops is the Marpl Point "airfield 1 at the northern end of Saipun. GOVERNOR'S REQUEST Hartford, -July 7—(UP)—Governor Baldwin appealed today for tho lowering of flags throughout the sto-I.e to half-mast until Sunday, as a. period of sorrow for the circus dead. The request was not contained in an official declaration, but was a personal requesl. to honor those who gave their lives in the -tragic fire. FATAL ACCIDENT be given even one iota of the credit due him for'his great work. Another incident of the fire which indircptly effects Naugatuck is the fact t>mt James Hartnett of Now 1 Britain, a brother of John Hartnett of May avenue who Is an employe of the Naugatuck Chemical, also attended the circus on Thursday with three of his own and two of a neighbor's children, and through some miracle, succeeded in getting all out safely. Quincy, Mass., July 7—(UP)—A 9-year-old Quincy man is dead at hospital of injuries sustained in n automobile accident, Joseph Di Marco was struck by the car as he was^crossing Washington street. A companion, Alphonse Perrons of yuincy, also was injured seriously in the accldenl. A Roslindale man is being questioned by police in connection, with the accident. Railroads . of the United StatM use 1,129-1,047 miles of -icitpnone telegraph wires, equivalent to 04' Mmes around the globe at the line of the equator. Thousands Praise the Want Ads STORE. 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