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Two I NAUISATUCK DAILY NEWS C. 0. P. Outing Here Proves A Splendid Success The nrvnual outing of the Younft Kfr.nblldiin C'.ub of NtuifriUiicU which was held on Thursday nljflvl at the Sc.hildfffin Grosv on t.lio Eas! Wnlorbury road, proved n. fine sueoe.xM in every particular. Tho event was attended by approximately 130 persons. ini-liidinjr CRrsro.-sMinn Joseph E. T.-ilbot. County President Mat'!hew Anris- t.-isio and G. O. P. difrnitarios" .from "VVfttrrbury :«ul olhur surroiintllnK places. Henry Schildpr-n. .Tr., \vns chfilr- mar of the event and a fino I'lc- nie spi-end of hambiux. !iot dujr.K and all thr> trimmings was served from 5 p. m. to 10 p. in. Oth«' KU''*'s Included Mrs. WII- lliam Amelunfi of W»iterbury, Stnco Central Committee menihor, Rep, ivrnnrd Mathica of Seymour, James Bfiylls n* Seymour, mm! Charles P. R'-dnnhaeh, chairman oL'| tli-> Naiiffatti'ik Kopuhlican town! coir.init.tfc. | J-'rnnklyn notch kiss, well known local resident is president of the Xaugatucl< Young O. O. P. club. Disaster Vjctims Crowd Hospitals A&We WERE SAYING.. In l,li<< shipment of /IVIKI-II food'', Martin Muri transports will <Hs- prnsc with mechanical refrigeration l>y rliinliintf to 'JS.uno feet and Mili-/('ri) ti'mpcratiirc. The Win' Bonds you buy todny litirnhas(? mC)t'i v nr\d bi>tL<'i - ei'iLtip- nuMit than a >viu- aK". A heavy bombwr tlion cost S.'JOO.OOO. To- ilfiy's co.^t iii $250,000. A Bot'orw anti-aircraft %ut\ cost S20.000. with today's price $13,000. A Gatand rifle- has conio down froin $*(J to S35. a SprinKt'ieid i-lfu from .5SS to $05.50; a submachine >;iin from SCG to S3'l,50; a 30-c.'iliber Browning machine Klin from $7-10 to S323; a t'i(,-ht- or [il.-irn- fi'om S1CO.OOO to $00,000; a '1,000-pound blockbuster from 7^.-lO '.o S77S; Jin Air Force Hrst-aid lur fi'orn S-I.S9 to SI.37, But tin' army mule has none up from $100 to $'-20. .VM C'liristliui Advocate; "The n-i! ^n-al diM'Ovcrles of this war an- Sulpha Urn:;*, Ulo"d iiKmit. and I'"altli." Today's anccdoto: Three snlcs- rn'^n wei'O outint; dinner in a Washington hotel. The bill w;ia $30 and all reached Cor t!io chocfc. The first fellow said his firm was in the SO per cen bracket, deling war work, and that the bill would actually cos him only SI"'. The second m.'in said. ".Let nn! p-'iy it. We're In the 80 pur cent bracket and i will cost rue only $>',." The thlrc one Maid, nocordinff to Arch Ward, Chicago Tribune. "VI pay the cihecl;. My firm is work- r on a cost plus basis ant. we'll maUo S3 on the meal." V, S. troops nn Itullnn front arc inhardln^ ••nemy with pr«>| t;iiiida. Smiikr canniHlrrs are re- invi-d fr<im off |ii5-inm. luise- jeetiun smfiKi- shi'lls. Time f'i*f. with small cbai'iji' i>f Mark pn\v- di-r replaci'.s tin- pnlnl ilrtnii !iiK fiw. Alinnt HIM) news sheets in- rolled up. Inserted In shell :nvlty. KIISI-S nn- timed to K iff whi-ii shrll is in the air nvcr • iirmy lines. Tin- pmvder chur iiislies leaflets uut of liael; of Jii'll mid they flulti-r down l.i-aflets fimtiiln lati- reports on progress of war in other .scc- ,nrs. The :ir|ii;in! rinj,' of the box ; world may be on the wuy, out. A circular rinj,', introduced it ti ['orient Army bout In Cali- 'ornla, in made of pipe covered iy spoilt?' 1 rubber. OEfrtrs no lianci' of "cornorinK" opponent. ^xr. |s the number t» dial when •on ri'-rcl u .NiiiiK'atuc-k National •KHSONAI. LOAN. Mr. WHmOt - tin- Dllin l<> nslc fi>r \vlu.|l you et tin- plume uonneutioli. And fti-r that it will simply lie u nutter of n-tiirii. Don't cxpett linij; delay In jtr.ttin^ our clii'C'l; 'ito yinir linnils. Expect, miner, n ri'feivi' it pnnnplly. Fur «'<• niilie » pra«'tli:e nf urtlnj: ((iilck- / nn loan applications, usually vithin SI Imiirs of their receipt. In- loini will cost you hut Sli per r-ar per .j'ldd borruivnl, and you may Itiki- a full year to repay It. In small, convenient niollllily Installments. Noli', ton, thill tin 1 life of the ln>rrnwcr Is Insured fnr tho haliitit'e uf the limn and II.. diirntiiiii vvitlnmt addllUinal "Shcltei- -LCKS" is a curlou.M nll- ment produced In England by constant sleeping on c!c;clc cliali's in shelt.r'i's. The. Tlinnius JO. Oewey Mustachio Club, born in .I'olo, 1111' mils, Is sjirradlnK. Strle.tly limited to iiifti with a ".Di-wey" miis- Said Donn Inge: "Worry is interest on trouble before it becomes due." THE NAUGATUCK NATIONAL BANK Member at F<«l*ral n«j>o»U InHiirnnco Conxmitlon Hundreds of victims of the.U. .S. naval niunil.loiis >>1 ist at Tort Chiciigo, Calif., .were rushed ,to all'nearby hospitals. ;md this photo, inude tit TVIiirtine/., a few miles from the (lisuster tccne, .deiiioiiNtrutes'jikoiv cuts had to tie set. up '" lio>pit:il corridors to accommodate the injured. Some ,'iiifl or more j'mrsuiiH' wore believed to have been killed In the disaster, which i>I >u"destroyed two munitions K.liips us they were I loaded in upper San Francisco hay. U. S. Navy photo. (International Sounilphoto) Local Soldier Writes Long Poem About Stay In Pacific BEACON FALLS Correspondent's I'hunc 43'i't Pfc. Joseph DeCarlo Has! n«i us a scat. _ -*,•*,• 1-1 i Canned .paachos up hero Been In New Guinea For tl u -cat. A Year really P.F.C. Joseph S. DoCarlo. son of. .Mr. and Mr.--, Pasqu.ile De Carlo of South Main street, has been sla- tioned in N'cw Guinea for ovct 1 a year now, svith an air-borne c-r.-p;i- uctir unit, building landing strips, and keeping thiim in good repair. He has bje-a in the army for over a year and a half, having been inducted a! Fort Devens .in January, .19-13. He received his basic training al Fori Belvoir, Va., and was later shipped tc Seattle, \ViiKh. Since the local soldier has bec-n in the service, ho ha*, not been homo once. He has seen some action, having boon required to worlc on land- Ing >lrips near the front. A former U. S. Rubber Co. em- ploye, he graduated: from Cer.i'ral Avenue school and attended Nau- gntuck High .school. While spi!iuling tile year in New Guinea, Pfc. De Carlo found time to write a long poem :ibout life in New Cuir.un. Here it is: OL'K l-'IOUTINO JIliN I-V THE TliOTICS I'm tired of laughter, -lirod of fun. Tired of working before I've begun. Get up in Ihe morning, too tired for chow; Tho tropii.'.s has got me, I realise it now. Before I was drafted, I worked like a fool. But that was in U. S. A., wlicra one can keep cool. When Lhc sun. ri.--es here, '!.he jungle will steam; Porspiration starts rolling in a steady stream. Wet clothe.-.- In the morning, sunshine or rain; We try hard .to dry them but H's ail in vain. We don't wear dry footgear 11. here in the mud, Just thank Goci in Heavon, w weathered a flood. I'm tired of writing back home to the folks, To ii.-;t "What's cooking?" and crack a few jokes; To toll Ihom T'm 'fine and hope them the same. (Tile censor once cut out my middle nani'cj Two years in the Army, 23.mornths overse_as. Without any furloujrh, ju^t seven days l^avo. -i Tired of waiting two months for rny pay, But I here's no place to spend it, anyway. There is always a game where someone will win, I lo^il my money ar..d one quart _ of gin. You cnn get liquor here if you know th-j ropes, Thirty dollars a quart they charge us poor dopes. I'm tired of beef., fresh out of a can. Dehydrated eggs for a working man. The cooks heap my rrie:s-kit, 1 hunt for sonic shade, 13tit I lie smell of the stuff makes my uppelilo facie. I don't over, tasto it, jilj:t throw it. away, U'jish cut my mess-kit, and call it a day, Like s^'.•caLi;^''-^ to"sny r "Jii- : t Jt's a bit Oiai'd to the line.'. Goiny thi-auffli there cofl'uc .!'or mine." Tt'.-i not really <:oft'oo. it's chicltory. Is'ov,' I undci'sLancl why Ihe Aus- sics drink iLea. I'm tired ol' salmon, fardincK loo; Tired of crackers, rice, sour canned slevs'. The first night in Guinea, we xveathercci three raid:;. I'll admit we ware as scared bunch of old maids. Now that we're seasoned, they worry ua none. We watch them come over and think it's good fun. They've done little damage to our personnel, But I he reports thp Japs give, "We're blasted to hell." A raid is now welcome, wa toss away our tool?. To lie down anc! rest and watch the damn foois. They string out their bombs all over the place, Their shrapnel .vlarts fallir.'g, wo duck for a safe place. When ack-ack stari.s bursting up over our head, 'font roofs won't keep shrnpnal from hilling our bed. But that'r not the resaon we rise at night, We're watching a Lightning climb up for u t'igh!. The big gurus arc silent, we're holding our breaMi, 'Cause the- "P-3SV diving, perhaps inlo death. Guns are now spitting' A red orange flame, 'A "Rii'iug S'-ir/s" falling, he's out of th? game. Tho "P-3S's" on another one's tail. Driving home tracers like New Knglanci hail. Soon it's ail over and everyone's fray, Throe Jap bombers-, one fro I away. There's anobher drone now, our plane coming in; The New England boys arc now rattling tin. i So wu hunt up our spoons and Tired of bread that's got beetles baked in. Tired of marmalade out of a, tin. I'm tired of slaving out here in the siun, Whore you got no praise for .1 job well clone. They don't know your name -till you've made a mistake, You escape e'xt'ra duly, anil think it's a break. They don't trust their rtien, so they carry a gU'n., Just ridi; around I ill the day's work is done. I'm tired of scorpions, centipedes, you bet; I know what il's like when Ihey got in your nat. These big jungle- snakes don't woriy me much, A macheUi is groat for pythons aiwl such. I'm IIred of 'hacking at vine-twisted tl'CL'S, You chop them clear off and pray for .a 'brec/.c. When you sec jungle pictures back there on the screen, Swaying palm trees, broad rivers, and mountains of green, Kcmemlier the' domguc, malaria too, • The ants and mosquito. 1 ?, and mud that's like- glue. Remember the pythons as long as a truck; Remember the "crocks" Mint swallow the muck. Remember the sun that shines down on your brow; Stay away from the tropics, I'm telling you now. The Air Corps reaps glory, but we build Ih'c dromes; We're not In- the cin;lc tiic newsreel man roams. I'm tired of hearing of boys in the States', Getting 30-day furloughs and guarding the gates. I'm only a private, just one of 'liho boy.-;, With some hundred odd buddies' Carnival Group To Meet At Church Basement Mon. Night The committee in charge of arrangements of Ihc St, Michael's parish carnival will meet at the I'hurch basemen!. .Monday night al S o'clock. All member.- of tho com mittc-'e are a.sked to be present. The carnival will be .held at Ndc's field st.Hi'lir.g Monday ivighl Aug. 7, and each night through Saturday. Aug. 22. All church organizations will par- licipMo, and individuals will ,-i.lso as*i:l in making the carnival a success. Girl Bom to DlimselHitts Mr. and Mrs. R.-.ymond Dum- seiiott of Pir.iiAbri'dgre bcuamc Ihe parents of a bahy girl Thursday, The girl was born at Waterbury hospital. Mr. Dumschoft is employed at Ihe- U. S. Rubber Co. plant in NRU- gatuck. Fn X. S. Hospital Tom Kelly of Pinesbridgo is a .surgical palient at New Haven hospital. Hingo Success The Bingo party held nt St. Michael'.s church bn.seir.ent last n'ighl was atlenclod by a largo crowd. This wo^ the second purl./ £incc uho re-inauguration of Ihe event. Eingo was suspended for several weeks while tho chun-h basement floor underwent rcfinisliirig. Funerals Funeral of Frederick Semrovv Funeral services for Frederick Somrow, who died suddenly Thurs' da;,- at. his home, 2-;n AIny street, will bo hold at P. p. .m. Sunday nt the Immanuel J-,utheran church. R.CV. Harold .Lucas;' pastor, will officiate. Interment will be -in Grove cemetery Monday morning at the convenience, of the family. • Friends may call at the.Alder-' son -funeral h o m.o, 201 • Moa-' do\v street, today from 3 to 5 and 7 to D p. m, • . . •, DAILY DIARY JULY 1944' T~ - F' §' «•» - _^ _^ . 1 2 J .H J 6 7 S 9 10 U 12 1J 14 IS 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 » 24 25 26 2? 21 29 30 41 Si:. HedwIir'H Iliizoar, Church Pavilion • ••:•;••':•! Diuictt, You i-li Recreation Coiiiniltteii. yVo.meu'H.Club, .<\Vii- terbury ' '' ..' . oOo -. • ••• • . - .TOMORROW ••' SI, Bazaar MONJ>yVY r/invr Stttvji.KV .Collection TUKSDAV rnjicr SiUvltKi! eollectlon • T —oOo—- - ,jur.y so Clumhiikc; TniinlH »LikIn»r, liept., Co 1.1 on. Wol low .Grove. •Weather'Report Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticiil—Fair weather, today, l.onlgh'l, and tomorrow. Moderate temperatures today. Continued.cool tonight, slowly r;.\ir.'S temperature tomorrow. Invalid Fan .Gets Ready For 1944 Irish Arena For Huge Tanjc Battle BAY OF THE "SEINE ARENA fOt TANK •'ATTLE HCKID »Y MONTCOMEItr SATURDAY, J.ULY 22.19i4 A Year 23, 1943 < B * Allied force* in Sicily Cn«telventr«no, 20 mile* / «nla; nt Catania,' fierce continue*. Britten .warihip* Wellington bomber. „,.„„,„. Uick city of Crotone; heavy nge inflicted. T .When tl.o,buttle of Ca.m wan purtlcnlarly U,n B li, Gen. Sir Bornnrd lUaulKoinrry 'looki.-il to th«> wiulhiMWt uli.jre tilt; lond wa» flat and nitron-Hied. Said MontifOinijry:' "Tlml.'s inarv«lou« tunk counlry.. TOu-rv it wux Uiu* Montgomery wanted 'to meet the German* In a Kliuwdown tiuik Imtile.'niut tiinis in now at hand on th« rurloiiH tank' t-njfiijrcnibiitK coiidHiio i»i the urea indicat«U on the map. (Inu-.r- • •" ...... national) Salt River' Meant Death In Other Days SORORITY ,1'KIZK.S GARTER Columbia, Mo.—(UP)—Members of Kappa Alpha Xhcin a'; (,he .University of Missouri here never have to worry about that "something blue" trndition when they head ,foi tho altar. Each Thota, a few days before her wedding, receives ,a package from one of her sorority sisters containing a slightly faded blue garter, -embroidered with .the .names of members who have worn (.ho "article" .previously. When the wedding is over, th; Thcta adds her name to the garter and sends it on"to another altar-bound member. sharing my joys. Tired of seeing those glittering bars, Tired of colonel* bucking for stars. Glad I'm a private and not wearing stripes. ' ' I cnn say what I'm thinking, and end all my gripes. I'm glad I/have a swell mother and dad, Keep thi'niking of wonderful limes' I've had. I'm grateful for presents and plenty of mail, Gl.'ul T'm healthy and li.ard as a nail. I'm .glad that next time I can lean back, you know. And say, "Wish I were youriiger. Two boors •hero, phase'Joe." His nddrnss is: P.F.C. Joseph. S.. DeCarlo, Co. C 80S Engr. Ayn. Bn... A. P. O. 321, Care of Postmaster,. San Francisco, California. 'A. S.-N. 31280-105. • . . -••'.••-. San Francisco (UP)—"Tho best laid plans of mice and men" is perhaps the best, way !o begin the story of Van Wallace who dreamed of being the gridiron pride of the immortal Knute Rockne, only to j be stopped at the very threshold of •his ambition. •Paralysis scratched Van'Wallace from the varsity squad the summer j before he was slated to take his place in the incomparable lineup of the University of Notre Damo. This all happened some 20 years ago. PwOCknc is dead, the four Horsemen have long ceased to roam the South Bond Stadium. In those 20 years Van -Wallace hasn't moved a muscle from the shoulders down. But today, the strongest rooter for the fighting Irish is the real lighting Irishman —tho boy who wanted to p'.ay but couldn't. Van Wallace now lives in a modest' honie in Alameda, Cal., but will return to his n a t iiv.e Detroit .next fall in lime for the football 'season. Tho reason—-well, ince 3937 when the Notre Dame club of Detroit purchased a specially designed ambulance in which ho -could watch tho. Irish play their football, Van hasn't missed but two games and those were because of unavoidable circumstances. He has formed a warm friendship with Fred Snitc, another Notre Dame alumnus, who watches all the Irish football games through a special mirror attached to his iron lung. The two ambulances are parked .side by side during the game and between halves ' the two fans com- jarc notes on the results of the Irst half. Van Wallace has made other good friends since ho was stricken n his sophomore year at the uni- ••ersity. Gene Tunncy, Jack Demp- iey, Charlie Gehringor and Pat O'Brien, who portrayed Rocknc' n the screen, aro apt to drop in anytime to replay some football : game of many seasons ago with one of the greatest Notre Dame .football fans of all time Columbia, Mo. (UP)—A poli- ician who has suffered the some- hat humiliating experience of failing to win' an .election is sometimes said to have "gone up Salt Giver." Floyd Shoemaker, .secretary of tho Missouri Historical Society, got. curious about the legend of Salt River, which wanders through northeast Missouri and empties into the Mississippi, and found what may be the derivation of the expression. A generation before Missouri became a state, the term meant failure of another sort. It sometimes meant death. The Salt River country in 1790 was inhabited by a tribe of Indians culled the Sacs who had no love for the white man. The country also was spotted with salt deposits and the 1'xire of profits from the sale of salt for a meat preservative led many explorers to the roaches of the river in quest of the ..white "gold. Many never returned; the Sacs massacred them, destroyed their tools and carried off their supplies. Others escaped with their lives, but lost life savings to the savage Indians. The llrst adventurer into the saline country was Mathurin Bouvet of St. Louis, a French trapper, who had heard of the salt deposits from roving Indians. Ho led an expedition up the Salt River in 1792 and landed at a spot seven miles northwest of the present town of New London. Having chosen the site, he returned to St. Louis for supplies and equipment. While he was en route, the Sacs carried off his tools, kettles and horses. Unduuntod, Eouvct sot up a salt furnace nnd built a warehouse, a dwelling and several other buildings. The Sacs destroyed those in short order, and it took Bouvet two years to iviise enough money, provisions and equipment to return. This time, he established a small settlement—the first in what is now Marion county. For five years, he produced salt and shipped it 10 St. Louis. But the Sues finally came again. In the Spring of 3800, the story goes, the Sacs attacked the settle- .ment, killing most of .the inhabit- ans, including Bouvet, and destroying the salt works. Three others—Charles Grutiot, Augustin Charles, Fremon nelauri- ere and Louis LeEeaumt—followed Eduvet into the salt country but were driven out by the Sacs. Finally, in 1817. the flrst' permanent settlement was established in the territory. It is now known as Spalding and has a population of 10 pel-sons according to the 19-iO census. army claim* to *ma*hcd dcfinae* north 0 | and to have hurled th«m« t |, city'u main defence*; Soviet i capture Bolkhov, 35 mile* 'Orel. .;. i 'Allied bomber* blast n»Vil in OK Surabaya. Java; U. S. troooii!!* reported, to be within a "tavtha^ sand yards' of Munda. U. 5. Navy announce. •lnkin £ fif Hubmarine Triton (l,47S ton.i "failed to return from putrol' orations and mum be be lost." Finnish Government Decrees "No Licquer" Stockholm, July 22 — fUp)_j-j n land has gone dry. The Ffnnlib government has decreed ihkt no liquor will be sold throughout u» nation. • The liquor stores were cowd down last month. But rettauruita had continued serving alcoholic. fjeveraffes. The newspapers printed demands that either the liqgo,. stores be reopened' or re«uuruiu be stopped from selling liquor. It is said that the critical poliu- :al and military situation ltd 10 Jie prohibition order. The govtni- ment opinion is that enter in a war-torn nation is un Commercial iron, zinc," -nickel, ropper and aluminum proctsting •equires the use of coal. State OPA To Survey Maintenance Prices ' Hartford, Ju!y'-22(UP)—The state OPA is ^planning to make a'sur- vey of repair and maintenance prices in' the state after August 1st. .Slate OPA Director Anthony -F. Arpnia says t!:o prices will be checked in an effort to "straighten nut the cost of living line in this field wherever it bulges." " A price amendment extending specific controls to many repair services will) become effective August 1st. TOJ.O HETIKEn London. July' 22 —-(UP)—A German broadcast says Tokyo has announced that General Tojo, the deposed Japanese premier, has been placed on the retired list. Room Open-Daily- For LUNCHEON j Ana ' ) DINNER J DANCING Wednesday — and — Saturday Evenings Only ' After 9 P. M. The new highway to -Alaska is 1,671 miles in. length. PIERPONT'S For Over 50 Years The^ .S.Lbrc of..'. '•' Quahty, Value and Service JtEGiSTEREJ) DIAMONDS \Vf nrr \Vnlrrlinry;« Only k Crr.il" fled npnii)l()U'lMtH nt'Kl.Ntvrnl \vl(h I lie AinVrlr'iin VUfW Sm-it'.ijr . . . .vour'H'iifirnnd'f of AalJiviifJo DJ itutiul Viilvc! Buckmiller Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Telephone 4334 "That Those Dead Shall Not Ha^e Died In Vain" But they \\-\\\ have diod in vnin if you d.o n ' t pn re li a se enoiig;Ji B.OJI d S to Hi.-iko .llio future se-,'-,. , cure. It yon aro low on cash y-.ith which .to buy bonds now, Oil] tho Cl.issifiod ,Dept. of the News, 222S, and w,o will.explain how yon can get money fur that extra ]?oiid by. just making' one telephone call. ' . Sell Through a Want Ad to Buy a War Bond \

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