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Saturday, July 29, 1944
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• Page Eight NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS Mrs. C. McCleary Tendered Party By Church Choir Members of the choir of the Con Ki-eKntionnl church held a surpris) pnrTy for Mr*. ChnrlrM McClcnr} nt hrr homo on Highland avonu recently. Mrs. McClrnry la retiring aw or Knnlst nnd choir director of th church. Refreshments were .scrvcc lind music on records wjis enjoycc during the evening. A mahogany cabinet to hold roe otxl nlhumM was presented by the group to Mrs. McCleary. Servicemen On Leave Allowed 1 Gallon Of Gas Per Day A revision of rationing regulfi- tlons us applied to persons In the armed forces on leave or furlough provides for the Issuance of gasoline nt the rnte of one gallon n day up to n period of 30 clays, effective Immediately. Martin Lynn, chairman of the local War Price and Rationing Board, announced today. Previously, a flat allotment of five gallons of gasoline WHS issued to men or women on leave from the armed forces regardless of the length of their loas-cs. This five-gallon allotment was even available to bearers of 7^hour passes. Mr. Lynn mild, but "under the revised regulation, only holders of leave or furlough papers for three days or more will be honored;" •Thirty gallons is., the maximum '•mount oMgnsollnc- which can be fanned,' he added .even though the leave or furlough may extend beyond a 30-day period. Blame It On The Weather Tin! mercury was hiiblillng around the !M> ilrgrou mark in Now York when .I.IUIr Mike I'Y-ir/41 took Ills sistcn Miirli: fur a stroll. And tills what lm|>|>t<ucd when they rail aero-in a cool, Invltliig wildlnc pool. Quicker tliiin you can say Gypsy KQ.HI: hi:e, the younRslcm wen: ready for II dip. Watch tlioxo pant.s Mike! (Intcrniitlonitl) "EVE OF ST. MARK" NOW PLAYING AT STRAND THEATER • his his on- The love story nf a C. T, Joe temptations. his laughter, drenms and courage—Is • the thralling theme of Maxwell Antler- son's "The Ew> of St. Miii'lt ( " the screen version of the ycna^tional Broadway sUijro hit now on the screen sit the S'rand. The picture. proclaimed the greatest emotional experience to come out of this wur, features Anne Baxter, Wllliitm Eythe and Michael O'Shoii. with • Vincent Prjce, Ruth Nelson, Ray Collins Stanley Prm,-er. H"nry Morgan. Robert Ballev. Joann DM;m, Ton! Favor, Ooorge MfUhews, John Archer, Murray Alncr and Dickie Moore. Astnni.MhlnKly frank, yet infinitely tender, "Th" live oC St. Mark" Is a rmm's story of fighting rnon in their hour of glory, and a woman's story of pounding hearts In that last shining hour together. "The Kv of St. MJii-k" was pro- cluc'vt hy William Pcrlbcrg, The second feature on lnc cul '~ rent Strand bill is "Unties of Washington," H stirring ilr«.rrm of women in our Capitol city today, find as flmoly fis tomorrow's headlines. Trudy Marshall and Ronald Orn- hnm are starred ;md In the cast i« Anthony Qulnn and Shviia Ryan. Ijitest Movietone Xews releases nr<! also P'irt of ihe present Strand progrnm whlfh will p!ny through next Thursday. Stocks Steady At The Opening Dealings Today Xr-w York, July 'J9 — CU P) -~ Stocks steadied in opening dealings today. Cotton Futures started one- point iliifrhcr to two points lower. Bonds were steady. A majority of issues had only minor price changes. & West Indies ros-'o 2 1-2 points and -Amcrut!a Corporation dropped 1 l-l for two exceptionally wide price swings, however. Few blocks were rioted on the opening. Graham Paiffo and American Cable Ji Radio, both unchanged, opened on 1000 - share blocks. United Corp. opened on 2000 shares at 1 3-S, oft .1-S. Radio Corporation, Hudson Motor, American Telephone. Douglas, Anaconda. Public Service of Now Jersey, Genera! Electric and Bethlehem were moderately higher. Small losses worn noted for Montgomery Ward, Sinclair, Oil, TL-X:US Company. Standard Oil of New Jersey, and General Motors. Battle Over Tobacco Prices Comes To Climax Washington. July 20— (UP)—A bitter week-long battle between [iricu olllcials and tobacco farmers has come to a climax. A delegation of farmers nnd 'Olllcials from the .south's tobacco belt is meeting in Washington. The southerners hope Atlantic Gulfj to raise the reccntlyjnnnounced ceilings or. cigarette tobacco back to last year's levels. OPA clamped on '.he • new limits last week. And Economic Stabilized Vinson has refused to overrule the . price iigoncy. Hop Brook To Renew Tennis Tournaments Two Cases In Boro Court This Morning (Continued from Pajrc 1) American Troops Careful To A void Nazi Booby Traps Lesaay, Normandy, July 29— (Ui't—vimcrican invasion troops aren't easily stopped by barriers. --i-ons" lines through cement— They have plowed down German through steel. Yet they carefully respected the two white ribbons'.stretching along the highway loading toward cou« tnnccs. They didn't huvc to be told not to step beyond .the frail barrier. They have, seon'..• the,- mangled bodies of the three"OI's who left; the highway seeking souvenirs. .United Press Correspondent Robert Miller, reports that beyond the . white ribbons lay the. Hundreds .of :nines and booby traps sowed, by retreating .Nazis. Most don't .kill .they arc made- to- blow off a leg or arm. To the Germans, a serious-' y wounded Yank fighter is more valuable than a dead man, Lessay Is no different than a lo/.en or inorc other Normandy owns. Yank engineers enter first ind begin, again their dangerous .ask of sweeping a mine-free path for advancing troops. One side of the ribbon-marked unc, a. twisted wreck that once was a colonel's • command car hows what happens to those who drive down an unswcpt street. Beyond L'essay llos" the largest, ilr field the Americans have cup- ured so far. Its field nnd communications cen- cr Is stripped of everything of' aluc. A steel hangar—nothing but a| tare skeleton—is the only building bovc ground. The American bomb- rs have left big pits In the run- •ays. : Everywhere on the fields and' highway arc jagged bits of shrapnel rained down during the Allied artillery barrage that had shelled the area systematically.' The bodies of three German rear gurads arc the only remaining evidence that -the enemy, had been there—and gone. • • • Eisenhower Confers With Aides SATURDAY,: JULY 29 Main topic of dlsciiNsion l>clv<;<;ii GCII. Dwight II. ElH«:nlio\vor (right) M:ij. "Gun. Edwin Kclwin 'I,. Qiicsadu (loft), and IX Gen. Oinnr N. llnidlcy, ure Uiu bombing iniMsiunN that prepared the way for the new NormniHly offensive. Quewida commands the V. S. 9th. Air force. Signal CoriiM Jbidiophoto. (International Soiindphoto) Jap Saved Yank By Mistakenly Dropping Raft New Autos Fill Be Harder To Get Wiushington;--:Ju'ly 29 .—(UP) — .Even people who rate new automobiles will have" a .tougher time getting them, from now on. The O-P-A reports that 'there's hardly three days normal supply of. new cars available for rationing. Tlhc August quota is'5.000. This is just half fhe number of cars released the month of May. MANirFACTUBKR OIKS Dan bury, July 20— < UP)-— Funeral .terviccM will be held today for Cornelius A. Keane—a retired hut manufacturer—who is dead -it the age of ~H. Koano was a native of Dim bury nnd a partner In the I'.rm of Simon and Kcano for 20 years. GEM SUNDAY - MONDAY •O'OmQunf fVoiOi'i FRED BARBARA MAcMURRAY- STANWYCK EDWARD G. ROBINSON '/Vl»o "STABS OX fARAMK" — Tlmc.H Todnv — "GANIIU'-.MGIIT IN AI.GIKKS' ALCAZAR In bornugh court this morning, Judge Thomas Nnn'-y fined Mardy Costa. -IGS State street, Bridgeport. S3 on ji charge of violating the rules nf 'he road. In a companion cnso, Paul V.-trls, PvFO 2. Prospect, was found not guilty by Judge Nenry of the aamc charge. The two wore invnlvud in a slight automobile accident on South Main street, yesterday. C.'ipt. Anthony Malone, and Martin Garrick of tho local police force made thr a rre.SL.s. Both cfir.s were slightly damaged. "BATHING BEAUTY" NOW PLAYING AT POLI'S THEATER SUNDAY - MONDAY "Make Your Own Bed" • JACK CARSON • JANE WYMAN • IRENE MANNING with Ainu llHlo Goorijp T»l)lii* HolM-rt Stuinc Joy is uncondnetl at th'j Locw Poll theater where "Bathing BcautyTi' opened yesterday to howls of laughter and complete ;tp- provul of the; first day ,-turlience. l-Iere in Metro-Goldwyn - Mayer's latest musical, you'll Ilnd movie cntertninment at its best; fun, music, color, beautiful girls and everything else that goes to mukc up fi smash hit musical. Red Skcl- ton is at his best in ".Bathing Beauty." nnd he is ably abetted by beautiful Bsther Williams, the swimming champion who reveals plenty of acting talent as well as beauty, Basil Pw.-iLhbone. making a turnabout from his usual villainous roles to piny n Broadway producer, Charles Ramirez, Bill Goodwin. Kthel Smith, the hit parade organist and the Harry James and Xnvicr Ctigat bands, Red is a song writer- who forgets about his songs when he moet.s Caroline Brooks. (Mis.i Williams) at a resort, producer Rathbone frames him with the girl when Red would rather seek her company than settle down to work and Esther walks out on Skelton to return to her job as swimming instructor nt. a New Jersey school. Nothing faxes Red however, and *"he follows her to Victoria college. By accident, he learns that men are after all eligible for the school and . ho enroll. The fun is fast and furious when Red gets mixed up in these strange surroundings and you'll have to visit the Poll theater to (Ind out the result. Do so by all means, because M-G-M h«s concocted one of the most pleasing rnusicals in many a season in "Bathing Beauty." The co-hit on this musical hit program Is "Port of -10 Thieves" j with Stephanie Bachelor and Lynn Roberts. courts have not been in the best of shape and tennis at the club courts has fallen off. Only such stalwarts ns John Schmuck, Wll- 'liam Boies, Nancy Norton, Stella Pocoski. Ted Komncy, Ed Hahn, Boh Stnrrelt. Fred Hal! and a few others have kept up interest in the j game. Nancy Norton has developed, into not or.Iy the outstanding woman .player of all-time in Naugatuck.- hut one of tho top flight players in- the state. Tn Jane she reached the semi-final rank of the New England tennis championship and has 1 reached tho final round at Lake Placid, N. Y.. in one of the major tournaments of the season. However, In view of the ideal playing conditions now existing, clue mainly to the efforts of Harry Anderson. Charles Welch nnrl Phil "Bower, advantage will be taken of the courts and the club championships will he revived. In addition the U. S. Rubber Champions wil nncc again be crowned. Furthe evidence o'f newly created intcrcs in tennis is given by the group o 20 or more Bristol Co. girls who seriously engaged weekly a the Hop Brook club courts learning the rudiments of the. game. Instruction for these girls is furnisher! by some' of the mzila em- ployes of the Bristol Co. These weekly sessions will no doubt give many'hours of pleasant and healthful relaxation in the pleasant sur- rnunrlings of the club courts to the girls participating. The plans for the Championship play arc: being drawn up by the lonnis committee headed by Mr. Boies. Americans Smash through Nazi Lines (Continued from Page J) DEAD AT 102 • Lancaster, N. H., 20—(UP) —The world's oldest Master Ma•:ion is dead .-it. his home in Lancaster. Joseph D. Howe was 102 y:;art old, and would have been 103 on September 17th. He died early thi" morning at the home of his grandson, Ha.i-lcy Howe of Lancaster with whom he-resided. Howe, wlio had. lived' his entire life i-n Lancaster, was awarded the only year- medal ever given toy the Grand .Masonic lodge of New Hampshire. J'ROFJiSSOR HIES Canaan. July 29—(UP)—Funeral services will be held today for Roy Mitchell—a professor at the College of Fine Arts of New York university. Professor Mitchell, who was GO years old, died Thursday at his home in Canaan, He had been In charge of experimental dramatic work at the university since 1930. MAKING INVESTIGATION Tlnn>» Today—".Turn Session" Special electric lamps dry paint on aircraft instruments in nime minutes. Conventional oven's required two I tours lor cac'h coat. Bos-ton. July 29—(UP)—O-P-A officials report that they are .investigating the amount of gasoline, used by a candidate, in the recent state primary. The -name of the candidate was withheld, 'but the O-P-A office said that the person' allegedly uso.d 70 gallons of sroso- line—more than is allotted on an "A" Of "B" ration card. More -Ihan half the nation's railway freight cars are used for the 4i-auiing or coal. On the Briti;ih sector of- the front — in the vicinity of, Caen— only patrol and artillery action is rz- I ported. United Press War Correspondent Henry Gorrell says in a front dispatch that tlie German air force appeared in strength ovei: No;'- ma.ndy last night for probably tho first time s 1 ncc. D-Dfty. The NJLZI'S heavily bombed advancing American troops. They met strong lied anti-airc.ra.ff burr.iKcs. . Brltisih mosquitos 'struck back at the Nazis witili assault on trains over a wide area extending from the Norman town of Granville to Paris. They battered the Unas the VVchrmacht. would have to use to bring up reinforcements to t'he threatened front. Tn the air war- today, more than 3100 American 'heavy bombei-si hammered at the German synthetic fuel plants in Myrseburp in central Germany. The weather was spotty. Some of the formations used their visual bombslghls to aim the load, but others were forced by clouds to use instruments. It's the second day in.a row our air force haa iliammorcd at the NfiBi fuel lifeline -at Merscbui-K. Other American planes raided enemy airdromes no.'-fheast of Paris, but cloud conditions -prevented observation of results. Last night, the British . carried out their fourth" raid of the week oii^ industrial Stuttgart, and ali-.o bkisted Hamburg while mosquitoes pounded Frankfort: 'The night'.-; operations cost the British 62 bombers—the largest toll since March 30th w.licn the R^A-F lost 92 planes' in a raid o'n Number^, As. for the robot -bomb offensive against London—th/j Germans i.-on- tinued to hurl their missiles at the capital and southern counties la--il ni_,'iit and today, One bomb landed on a. hospital and wrecked several buildings. Seven patients were 'juried under a masf of wrecked masoonry. The hospital is the second damaged in three days by the wi.r.g^-d-explosives. ";.'.. • "Pacific Fleet 3-T.oadqua.rtcrs, Pear Harbor,' July 20 — (UP) — Ensi-gt 'JoKn-Drake's adventures with the Japanese sound like .something right out of a. stoi-y -book. .The- Japs .saved his life by nils takeniy dropping him -a life raft after '.he bombed Iwc-Jima. — just ,600 mile?: from Tokyo. ;.. "DrsA'e—wlio is from. Wilmington ".Delaware—and his wlngman, Ensign. Jack Coffee of G-rcencasile, .Indiana, went after the southern runways of Iwo-Jima through fierce ack-ack. 1 Drake dropped his bombs. Then he heard explosions. He looked up and saw that Lhe engine on 3iis port, wing burst into flames. He ordered the crewmen'to aban- dona. ship. He watched them parachute «down. •Drake himself came do\vji n.. few miles off shore. He floated around in.the water witili ihe help 1 of liis life jacket.• • .Three-quarters of an hour later two Jap fighter pianos spotted.him und- came down closer to investigate, ; Those planes left. . ' But. a half, hour later 1 two Jap torpedo, boirtbcrs flew over. One dropped to 30. foot, and wjgglcd its wings, Drake hoped to deceive the enemy into he. was one .0;' their downed pilous. So he waved at them frn.r.tic, r illy, nnd flashed a-small li^-ht. A few minutes later another torpedo bomber returned and dropped a.-largo-life raft.. And aoon-lie saw a -small boat put' but from J\vo- Ji-ma arid head-for him. -. -•'.•-. Fortur.atcly American airplanes oame to the rescue am! drove 'off the Jaji boat. And he. was picked up.", The only injuries Drake suffered were a sunburn, and modcral? burns ami CULS on his legs. Russians Are Close To Outer Defenses Of Warsaw ROGERS-PEET FINE CLOTHES 1 THE NEW YORK MANNER ARE Dlgj PLAYED FOR THAT MAN ENJOYS THE GOOD THINGS OF —$t)5 TO «p«7O. Hand tailored to the last stitch—good to,; : ;; the last 7 thread—clothes with a service age record in keeping with finest of virgin.^' wool fabrics—both British and American. .*; Streamline, smart, unusual and distinctive"^ clothes to be seen in—if you want to be seen i at your best. . ' f • ' (By United Press) On the KusslMn front—Soviet troops arc .knocking at the outer defenses of Wai-saw. Red army tanks:'' .ind cav:i.lry' rcnchod the uiLy's southeastern outskirts—after :i .smashing 20-mile lun^e up the c.'ujL coast of the Vistula river. Important elements of M.irshnl Rokossovsity's "first white Russian army arc newly available foi- the big push into Poland's capital. They wore released after the fall of thn • by-pnsscd stronghold of Brest Utovsk—J]3 mile's east of Wai-saw. Thu marshal's immediate objective is presumably the Vistula cyst bank suburb of Proga—which' controls all railways running into Warsaw TVom the east. From a German source comes n .ienia.1 of yesterday's reports Uial .he 1-ilhuiinin.n city of Kaunas had seen captured. A Naxi war reporter—according to the official enemy nows agency—telephone a • report Berlin hist night stating the Soviets were some six miles from he citadel. The correspondent said he wehrmncht sHll occupies Kaunas, life is peaceful, .-nnd policemen are walking their beats di- octing traffic. Stockholm dispatches say Adolf •iklcr may deliver a major speech next Thursday on tho anniversary the founding of Hs S-A brown- hirt organisation. The Fuehrer is "xpeci.ed to 'try to encourage mutiny-i'klflen Germany for a. last siianri against advancing Allic armies. LOVINT. ELECTRIC CO.,,? 8 Church Su-eet :.' "..; CLOTHES BASKETS $1.59 METAL PULLEYS 20c SMALL GLASS WASHBOARDS 69c TEMPLEJQP TEMPI-ETON'S COR-NKR ( WATERBURY DIAL 4080 (No Toll Charge) SPECIAL TO OUT DANCING FRIENDI!! Friday, Saturday Johnny Rock 'n' ; III* fe^ and BJTJ Boy»,;,' Polkas and Sweet Mtilt? Bill Luback Polka Orcfa 5 to 9 Sunday* '-•' I White Restaurant BRIDGE STREET Mombcrof C Rcfttaurant A CAliSK UNK.VOWX . Providence, R. I,. July 2fi—(UPl —A"-fuli-scaIe inquiry has failed to brinp to light the cause of the Mansfield. Mass.. train dumilment. Benjamin 'F. Bardo, Pi-oviricnce Ulvifion superintendent of th c New Haven -railroad— announced that the-in'vcsligntion of the accident to the- Pcnn-Bay Static Express was fruitless ixi. far. I2ight?-or.i [icrsons were injured Wednesday when three cars of the passf-ns:." 1 :- train enroute from Philadelphia to Bo;> ton.went off the tracks r.ear Manj- field. Starts Boot Training At Sampson, N. Y. Robert Kelly, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kelly. Jr., of 79 Wondhine street, who loft, with a group of- inductees this past week from Board 1-1-A, is reported to be in Snmpson Naval Training station, N. Y., where ille has ?tn.i-icd his boot traJning. Cotton acreage for mallnsL in 50 yenrs. :P-M is the lATt S'TAOl SHOW.. »*T.)n;'»«l*.nK»: "'""' E?U?LOSION IN Simsbury, July 2n—(U P)—Discarded explosives are believed to have caused an explosion at the i-Rfusc dump of the Ensign Bick- foi-d- company. The blast shattered windows, dislodged plaster and lore out screens in homes anil business places within a mile of the plant. No personal injuries have been reported. Elks Oiiting; Sunday At Schildg > en"s Grove The Elk's club annual outing will be held tomorrow at Schild- ,'cn's grove starting ..nt 11 ,a, m. The affair this year will feature beef barbecue. Raymond J. St. John is in charge of the committee on arrangements. About 300 arc expected to take n the affair for which also many "orins of pastime have also been prepared. Tickets are available 'rom Mr. St. John or any member of the' committee. • •An ounce and one-half • of coal las enough energy to pull one ton if freight one mile. BUY WAR BONDS AND STAMTS Killed In Battle tVIJO OA>»»" lomi ,-= MIDNIYE SHOW r RIDHV <?*£<. =r HOME FINANCING OR RE-FINANCING We Have a Plan To Fit Your Needs NAUGATUCK SAVINGS BANK All Deposits Guaranteed! KlflUGflTUCK NfHRY BLDG - TY t ,' • MMV« w 100 Years of Service For over 100 years this plant has con-1 tinuously served our nation with quality! footwear and other fine rubber products;] both in peace, and in war. UNITED STATES RUBBER CO. Natigatuck Footwear Plant liero Is the last photo taken of ;I.t.'Gen. Ixj.sloy J. McNair, el, on ;tho' Normandy front ;i few days •hefbrc his death. He IN the high- .fist ranking D. S. officer, tn losn Ills, life In the war to ditto. The War. Department announced that McNair "was killed hy enemy fire'"-while observing tin- action of; Oiir front line units in (Tic r(>- cmit . offensive." Slgmil Corps • ; photo, (International) The Copper Room Open Daily Tor LUNCHEON And DINNER DANCING Wednesday — and — Saturday Even frigs Only After 9 P. M. NE^T BICYCLES BICYCLE TIRES & TUBES . GARDEN FERTILIZER LAVfN FERTILIZER HY-TROTJS LIQUID FERTILIZER SPRAY MATERIALS KLEEN-FLO Cleans Your Oil Tank Conditions Your Car Motor CHIMNEY SWEEP Cleans Furnace I'luc* OIL DRUMS — STANDS — FAUCETS CEMENT PAINT Transparent Filler and 4 Colon The Naugatuck Fuel Ci 87 Church St Phone 528f

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