Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on February 7, 1947 · Page 4
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1-AGK. <—MAUOATUCK NEWS (CONN.). t'ltlllAY. "VKM. 7. 1047 Waterbury Meeting On Rental Housing For Veterans A conference on Rental Hou.ilnjr for Veterans will bfl held on Tuesday ovcninp, Fch. 11, 10'17, in the Aldermanlc Chamber of the City Hnll, Wnterhury. Conn., where builders. realtors materials doal- oi's, nrrhif.petM find representatives of financial institutions*, veterans' oiKiinlxatlons and labor orKaril/.a- tiond will be able to obtain specific information. The conference! will start nt7:'l5 p. m. with an openlnp talk hy John S. MonaRon, mayor o-f the oltv of Waterbury. The meeting Is bclnff sponsored by the Ch.imber nf Commerce and the Mayor's Emergency 'Advisory Housing Committee. A message from Raymond M, Foloy, FHA Commissioner, will bo rend, outlining thfl salient points of the Rental HouMknX Proftrum for Votornna. Since an important part of the Rental Housing Program has to do with remodolInK and conversion of existing biilldmicH to pro- viclp added dwelling units), this subject will come up for discussion fli-sr, Details of monthly payment financing under Title t of the National Housing Act will be explained by T. J. Murphy. Jr.. 3 tutu Director of tho FHA. These loans nrr made by qualified financial in- atlHitlons und Insured by trm Fed- onil HouMlng Administration. 30 VK.AICM A Newport, Vt.--(UP)— • Archibald Welles, general superintendent of the Newport Daily Express newspaper find printing plant, has just marked his 50th anrlversary as a printer. ItKMINGTO.V und SCI11CK KLKCTHIC SHAVERS HCHICK SHAVKItSKTM ft. K. T»hlr Model Ktullo* I'orMtblf 'Klortrlc Uncord (i. E. Eloctrlc Mantle Clock* Elf'ctrlc Irons HAWLEY HARDWARE 102 CIIIWCH STREET CLOSING OUT! Children's ROCKING CHAIRS •H'VKNII-K BEACON KIDDIE CENTKIl 73 GUANO STREET MVutrrbviy Tax Review Board To Inspect Synthetic Rubber Plant An Inspection of taxable property of the Synthetic division of the U. S. Rubber Co., leased to. the company, by the Reconstruction Flna_ncc Corp., will be made by members of the Board of 'Tax Review, It has been reported. Assets of the company were not vilued by the B:nrd of Assessors In the 1916 Grand LUt, and decision now reals in tho hands, of the Tax Board. F^ures of ti-.c- I^FC arc considerably lower than those of the as- sest'OM, which are nearly $4,000,000. The RFC has submitted fljrures about $2.000,000. It in expected n lawyer of the RFC will meet with borough ofllcials in the near future to discuss the mnttor. It >s believed locul officials desire t.o familiarize themselves with all taxable property at.the plant in I he event there Is a dispute over Iho values and an appeal taken to tho courts, Is'o appeals were received by thi' Tax Board at its initial meeting this week, The next session will be tit-Id Fob. 19, Woman Doctor Enrolls Girl Scouts Philadelphia (U pi— Dr. Han So Joui, u Korean u'oman physician, j i!nrolled ,')0 Korean Girl Scouts be-' fore she cami; to the United States to Ntuclv the Girl Scout movement. ; Dr. Han Is living at a "typical" ! American home in Upper Darby, Pa., while she participates in troop •ic:ivitlus of Delaware County 1 Scouts. Thu Korean doctor bejran orgun- Ij-.lriK Girl Scout;: soon after her country was liberated from the i Japanese. The Korean ffirlst have ! no cunipinx equipment, no hand- looks, and only her daughter has -i uniform. Dr. Han visited this j -•ountry 20 ycni.-.s a^'o and sewed ' '.ho di'uss from memory, j Anchorage Sees End Of War-Time Boom j Anchorage. Alaska <U Pi—This! Alaskan city is wondering v.'heth- or tho war-inflated boom is about '.o hurst. Housing-short, 'the city has seen war prosperity through higher rents, subject only to OPA con- 'rols, and other prices have been kited to levels undreamedof in the suites. HaircutH are $1.50 and taxis charge a dollar for even a block ride, "The gravy train went down the tracks a year and a half ago," ono city official said. "And now it may disappear from sight." Nation Honors Edison On 100th Anniversary fflHOMAS ALVA EDISON, born 100 years «go on Feb. H, 1847, i« 1. shown above at the age of seventy, with models of his "Edison Effect" lampi. Their development by Edison in 1883 pointed the way to radio, radar and the countless other marvels of electronics. Among, his 1,097 inventions were the incandescent and fluorescent electric lamps, ,th« motion picture and the phonograph. As a tribute to his memory, the' Tho'mu Alva Edison Foundation has been established at West Orange, N. J., to foster study in research methods and provide scholarship competition imonif high school students. Auditors Criticise State Records , .Hartford, Fob. 'T'— (UP)— State auditors are critical of the records of tho general fund and the high way fund. -• The' auditors say that the records as now kept do not. Indicate the | amount of unappropriated surplus, I nor thn deficit at : all times. ': -'And the auditor's also criticly.i the bookkeeping- methods of < scv- Bi-'al slate departments. Particularly, criticized are '• the' tlquor Control Commission, the. State Parks and Forest. Commission,' the .Corporation Division f*r thu State Tax Department, the secretary 'of state and the University ' of Connecticut The auditors, Frank M. Lynch und Joseph B. D'ownes, say that the cost of Improving the record- keeping system would be many limes repaid in the long run. "It is possible," ".they say, "For t.hr state to be 'penny wisp «.nt! pound fo'alia-h.' " . ,., 71G OUT' AFTER MILWAUKEFS WORST BLIZZARD NICK JAIL, CUSTOMKUS Plymouth, Ind. —(UP)— T-hu Marshall county jail has not yet reported an overflow of "reservations"— not even since .the -county Rrand jury inspected it and described it in a report as "clean and inviting." OIHINO A SNOW-BRIGADE, residents of the snow-bound city of Milwaukee, Wise., begin the task of "<Jtai»i -•ii" from under the worst blizzard in the city's history. About 4,000 men and 90 heavy duty plows are beinj ,4 ed to clear the main roads of huge snow drift* which had Isolated the city. {International Soundphoto) 1st Ward Democrats Make Initial Plans For Duck Dinner Initi'-il plans,for the 17th annual Duck Di.nne: 1 of the First Ward Democratic Club have been com- pletud. President J. Francis Cullcn .irir.ouncucl today. A ni'otfiinfr jf otHcers wn.- held recently for preliminary discussions. WMHN IT COMKS TO DIAMONDS . . . COMK TO CLAYTON'S NO BKTTKK CKKDIT TKRMS Buy tin-in lo.mi-tlicr , , , (lie way slu-'ll WUJIP thi.'in , , . tfu- kind slit-'|| IK; pmiul to svi'tir. \Vc ol't'i.'r ;i sL-loct Viirit'ty of choice wc-dilin^ conihiiuitiuMH. So rouioin- IHT -•- when you wi.*|i to make that iniportant duci- sion — pny us a visit ami assure yourself of genuine worth, SET ILLUSTRATED . . , $150. OTHKK SKTS Wi.W TO SH.StM). (All Pi-Ices Include Tax) 44 BANK STREET WATERBURY .1. FKANCIS CUL.LEN ind another .niovMinpr is scheduled nexi week- 'i'^c Duck Dinner Is a gatliorinn of hl;:h trarlltiDn in iho local Dem- ccralie parry. Its Importance th:.-r yr-ar ;.s accelerated by the fa,ct thaL locul election.- 1 ui'i! tu take plnco ii. May-- :nd thn-r: arc reports tha; thnrc mny be a cc^ntoi-L for the nrjmirxitiari for warden. The. Duel; Dmnor. to be held l'i March. pro-bab!y will come on thu approximate :l;ite, of a primary co.vtes:., should one develop. OITlcers of t':',c First Ward Demo- ci-atic Cluh ulhcr. than Mr.' 'Culle:i arc Edmund J. Ryan. Peter J. Morgan. Marold Murtha and John A.-ih. • U. S. Cities Speed Hotel Fire Laws •Chicago —(UP)— Major United Suites cities, shocked into action by the current wave of Jiotel fires. •.ire speeding passajje of riff id fire prevention ordinances, the Inter- • national City Managers' Asaocia- : t:on ropoits. I, Chicairo counciimcn passed the ! rtrst of the now safety ordinances JUKI nine days after the nation's Worst hotel fire, killed 120 persons, in Atlanta's Winecoff Hotel, Dec. 7. Th_- new C.nioJRo regulation (ii".-t v.-a~ advocated after the "La Salli! Hotel lire here Hilled 61 per- • snns l3.it June. | The ordinance, ajmod at preventing spread at' t'ftimcs upward in public buildings, requires all Chicago hotels to put fireproof walls and doors on elevator shafts ami stairways by July 1. 1947. At lotist 200 persons have been" killed 'in United States hiylel fires in ihc p.^iit six months, the association said. This was-more than oni.-fourih of the total 789 hotel ' (ire deaths in both the United Suites .and Canada since 1858. Tn nddir.ion to the CMoafro and " Atlanta 'holocausts, hotel fires since June have taken death tolls in Dubuque. la., Philadelphia, 'San Francisc'j, S-nskatoon, Sask., and other cities. ( Ir. Detroit, a fire-prevention or- din.incu affa'.nst. which a restraining order 'had been issued was ruled witbin the police powers just 1 four days nftei the Atlanta fire. Tt requires fill multiple dwellings of more than two stories to install fireproof stairways. BIRDK DANGKROUS , Chicn^o— (UP) — Gulls, kited and ;• other carnivorous birds can spread , serious outbreaks of livestock clis-i eaf-c. the American Veterinary'. Medical Association reports. The j association s^id research studies! hy French scientists found such j deadly diseases as anthrax and tu- beiculosis were, carried by birds who fed on meat animals which contained germs. Cops Solve Mystery Of Jugged Indian Gushing, Okla. (U Pi—It was a case of a hunter getting jugged rather than jugging the hare, off! cers decided after investigating re ports of an Indian found in the mud on a country road near here. The 72-year-old Indian obviously had gone rabbit hunting, but k^pt taking 1 a swig out of a jug he carried as a precaution against rabbit bite- Like" Rip Van Winkle, the Indian "felt a drowsy spe'l coming on and curled up in the muS for a nap. Passers-by thought the man had been murdered, hit by a car or had become ill and collapsed. The average total tax paid by rrasoline service stations in the United States amounts to $4,080 or about 41 per cent of -the establishment's jjross annual receipts. FEBRUARY 7-13, 1947 BOY SCOUT WEEK . Nearly 2,000,000 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Senior Scouts will observe the 37th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America during Boy Scout Week, Feb. 7th to 13th. Through their World Friendship Fund of voluntary Rifts the Boy Scouts of America have given S.UO,- 4fi4,3G to help Boy Scouts overseas rebuild their organizations. Dunns the first year of their "Shirls-Off-Our-Backs" project more than 400 cases—or twenty tons—of Scout Uniforms and- equipment collected. from Scouts were contributed to Scouts In 13 lations. Scouting has always, been an active force In promoting " ^.n-d'PfciivWt^uUval^osdxyUfcwnpnftho wmnn^Abwse,, »1 poster marking the event ". HOWLAND-HUGHES "Waterbury'i Friendly Department Store" If you're 5 feet 5 or less a Leslie Fay Dress will fit you to a T $1095 Something with swish in ;i \-eiy stil'tly tiiilorud Jayon crept-. A DUPLEX quality 1'ahric. Navy, black ami pasted. Sixes 14T lo '2(»T. DRESS DKl'ARTMKXT SECOND FLOOR Button Front Classic Cottons For Misses and Women $298 •For spoctJy dressing, easy lauiuler- ing- ;ind ironing- yon can't. l>ent. J1 button front classic. Doesn't tli"'- sn^;g-e.«t several of tlieso inexpensive cotton dresses 7 Nicely fasli-. ioncd of 1'iuc quality seersuclcer or percales, with convertible or sweetheart, necklines' . .' . set-in or self tie belts. Neat stripes and dainty floral patterns from which to choose. Six.es 12 to 44. THE BUDGET. DRESS SHOP . SECOND ' Vtli'e •€••• -

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