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Page Eight NAUGATUCK /DAILY NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2. Supernumerary Questionnaire Is Under Fire Interpretation ot n clause In a questionnaire sent out in January to nil local supernumerary-policemen, was the focal point of several pointed queries on the port of Republican burgesses last nlpht «t the mcetliiR of the board of warden find burRcsscs. The clause was in regard to vn- cation pay and (lays off with pay, and local"G. O. P. board members were hlRhly skeptical as to just, why the phraseology was as it is, and the interpretation, another matter. Local .supernumerary policemen ure rcRtirdcd, it was Indicated as part time workers and do not benefit in regard to vacation, bonuses or paid days off. One local supernumerary has been working a full week of SC hours for four full months and his status was the subject of the debate last nlfrht Burscsses .1. Rudolph Anderson and Domcnic DcCarlo contended that the man has some stnnclinfr due to his working f»'j time over that long period, and asked if he works a full year as a supcrnumnry, will be at the end of that time receive his two paid days off for each month, on nc- cuinlation of 24 days. Warden Leo Brophy slated that the matter was not in his province, that Police Chief John Gormley. only knows from clay to day what his need is in repard to supernumerary onicer, and it Is a dflllcult matter to lay a rule on. n.,1-.-. u,,i.~ .- -••. -— BUI-ROSS Anderson contended the era of Hengyanp in southern China ] .supernumerary ofllcci's who work to storm the city yesterday. The ] ril |[ t | mc should be Riven every Japs Say Allies On Two Pacific Fronts Get Reinforcements (H.v United 1'rOTwt) The Japanese report Allied rein- forccmcnts have arrived on two vital Pacific battlefronts. An enemy broadcast ways United States troops have arrived on the Hunan fi'onl of southern China. However, there is no indication whether the troops f\re Infantry, or personnel for American airdromes. Another report says Australian soldiers are replacing some of the Americans on Guam because of what the Japanese claim as heavy American losses. Amid a variety of enemy reports, ' the Japanese also announce the successor to Admiral Shimadn. former chief of the Japanese naval general staff who was the Ilrst ' member of Tojo cabinet to resign. His successor is Admiral Okawa, a naval ministry official. Meantime, Allied communiques onnounce the American twin campaigns on Tinlan and Guam In the Marianas are nearlng completion. Tinlan already has fallen. But the Marines are busy mopping up the last Japanese pockets. And on Guam, the Americans have driven throe miles in thoir campaign to squeeze the Japanese into the northern tip of the island. Our forces on Guam now arc breaking out on a wide plateau— the best fighting ground they yet have encounrered. From Chungking comes wo rcl thnt hard-pressed Chinese defend threw back 10 Japanese attempts communique reports heavy lighting also raged in cast and .north suburbs of the key rail city. Naugatuck's Dump Situation Bad (Continued from Page 1) forts as the situation is rapidly becoming a very moan one. I Warden Brophy stated that in ai pinch the borough-could use a pri-1 vfite dump in \Va'«:rbury on thej payment of i> to* 1 and this would j tako care of the rubbish collection hero, but still would not furnish n site for truckers find individuals for use between collections. If there is nothing better than the private dump In Watcrbury, this will also Involve gasoline nnd '.Ires, mnttrrs also of much importance these days, as the clump mentioned is on Thomaston avenue In Wntcrbury. A resume of the possible clumping sites hnrc showed that Millville would b" a Ei-rat fire hazard due tn the many trees In the area on the Anderson farm that could bp purchased, whllr. the Enst Wa- tcrbury rood Involved possible wafer contaminntlon that might in- volvi* the borough with the state i 1,111 ii ti 11; -.iiiw«-— •'— r-«-- consideration and benefit as they American Tanks Trying To Cut Off Brittany Peninsula (By United Prctts) American tanks In France arc rapidly developing their drive t cut off the Brittany peninsula n they did the Cherbourg peninsula to the cast. Prime Minister Churchill provides the latest news on the American advance. Right now, says Churchill, the Americans may be approaching R o n n c s. halfway across the Brest penlnsult and one of the largest cities In Brittany. Churchill says the news of Allied progress in France Impresses him as "extremely good." He says the campaign ha.s cost the Germans about twice as many casualties as the Allies. And he explains the present strategy of the Allied forces as "gaining" space to deploy, which," says Churchill, "is necessary for armies the size we are using." The last report from Allied headquarters put the fnst-moving American armor in pontorson, a rail and road center barely 30 miles from Rennes. Their advance is threatening the main highways and railways linking Brittany with Paris, And ns on the Cherbourg peninsula, the big prize will bo a port really a triple prize on the Breton peninsula because .of Its valuable ports of Brest, Lorient and St. Malo. Brest was the chief American debarkation port in the last war. The victory may be even easier than at Cherbourg. For the Germans are believed to have pulled out most of their forces .in Brit- in a futile attempt to stop consecration ano uenuui. <^ "•-•• i«"ij ..... , V- ----- , , r w r,, r arc do'nK the work of regular .the Allies in Nornmndy. The Gcr- ! mans arc said to be falling back in 'asked if Warden Brophy J Brittany so fast they aren't even the makeup of the qucs- i layin gmincs or wrecking bridges. and the borough head I They have even failed tc , destroy "iitcd no, emphatically. | such obvious prizes as dams « hich - Mca no. i j . .? . . t _.._ i if clylmmit ed, would have flooded nolicemen He ™ ' aided in on It was , L „,.., finally decided to have the warden,-and Burgesses Anderson and J. Francis Cullen confer with Chief Gormley, and bring in a report on the matter at the September meeting of the borough boa I'd. the Allied path. The American tank forces .'i.i-e T,ASOMNIi drivir.fr pell-mell east and southeast toward Pari.'i ii^s well as southwest into Brittany. Ultinr-itcly. the American tanks may link up with the British below Caen in a huge encirclement of the Nazi forces trying to bar the road to Paris. Fos-or Aug. 2-Another theft of But the Y,inks pushing . from gasoline ration coupons has oc-1 northeast of Avranch* havocan- gasoime iiinu i , s j iured the Gorman .fitrongpomts of I Percy and Tessy-Sur-Vlre. further whititing clown .the enemy salient ,now reduced to a width of nine 'aiiles at the baac and four at the morning. Police said that the Burglars broke in throuRh a window and took "A," "B." and "C" ration stamps. top. Mr, Churchill also provides the water commission and in damage suits, When Burgess Anderson stated thnt perhaps the town should have a non-burning dump. Warden Brophy pointed out that it is necessary to have fi"cs among the rubbish as a health mcnsurn due to contiiminatec! materials • that arc being disposed of and to control somewhat infestation of rats in the ..... ______ ..... only news on the drive the Canadians opened yesterday below Caen. , The prime minister says hard tiffining Is in progress. Meanwhile, Na/.i prisoners arc hpinj: rounded up at a. rate of 2600 daily, From southern Europe comes the •news that the British have carried out a tremendous raid in- the B'llkans. The British struck a major Wow at the coast of Albania. Commandos, nidcd by air and naval Idaho Sea Serpent Said To Have Been Seen Second Time McCall,--Idaho, Aug. 2—(UP)— The sea serpent'of P.aycttc Lake Iras' reared Its lig-ly head april This time right in front of Ml Jack Hoguo who' along the beach of the, Bmull Idah resort town.'. . ' ' • Tile monster—described us a seal "35-foot critter" — had its plctur token lasit Friday when it swirlC' withlrii sight of a resort visitor.'; 1 Payotto residents arc anxious) awaiting the return of the. colb film from Los XngclcTi. Tlicy sa —what pood Is a sou. serpent with out the proof? Inhalator Row May Lead To Showdown (Continued from Page 1) the police have been using wouli be returned to the fire dopartmcn and indlcated^.lt. had. been loan'ci by that department to the polici unit. Chief Sheridan- has- denied tha t/he fire department ever ownet the inhalator used by the i>olice men and said that this inhalatoi would cause "confusion and mlgh even fmpcril lives" because it is o a different type from the one used at present in: the firo department. 'Tubes for the tvi-'o 'Inrralators an .not Interchangeable because tlicj arc different kind* .of machines Chief Sheridan sa-id. The one in use nt the firo deffirtmont is nn rnihalator nnd that used by the police department acts as an inhalator and respirator. The oxygen and carbon dioxidi content of the two machines te dii fcrenl, Chief Sheridan said. He ::x plained "I ccrtahiHy have no ob joction 'to the police- department securing a now inhalator." but asserted trustees of the community lambulancc fund .Irave no authority to "cliC'tatc the policy of the fire department." He added th-nt hiy, policy in tlic fire department, ha's bccm to seek standai-dizntion a.nd simplification of erjuipmcnt and he feels that two different types of Inhalatoi'b would conflict. wtth'tMs policy. .The tnt'itee?. Warden Leo J Brophy, Norman Wood and Chief Gormley recently voted to purchase the new InilKilator for the police department and it- was after thi.« decision that Chcif Gormle> innouncod tho former one would be turned 1 over to the fire department. forces, splashed ashore Saturda'y at two coastal points. And they wiped out or captured most, or tfie German garrison at a village near the coast. In Italy British troops have scored new—but small advances— along a 21 mile front below Florence in the hardest fighting since Ca-ssino.. Let's Play "HOOS1ER" (WHO-1S-YOUR) Hnw well cl«. yen know the names that make headlines? Hero's a phniu-c In test your knowledge and win n pass to the Lues's Poli theatei-.^Vatcrhury, too! Cued hy -Oth Century-Fox's Technicolor production, "Home' In Tiirliami." opening Fndtiy at the Loeu-'s Poll theater, the D:iily N'cws dTer* passes to the four top winners of this entertain!n- contest. Tin- qni'/ sots its title from "Home In Indiana"— Indiana is nicknamed the "HOOSIER STATIil." Given below are "HOOSI'KKS" and 20 names. Choose the name from the list i^ivcii that host, answers the "MOOSIKK." and write it next to the question in the space provided. Fur example; (ho first question is; "HOOSIKK" (\VIIO-I,S-YOi:R) choice Tor Queen c( tho Pin I'p f!ir!s? The answer, taken, from the list -iven, is of course Bftfy (inil)lc. U'rik- "Betty Orahlc" in the space next'In question 1, and you're on your way! When you've answered nil the "HOOSFEBS" write n 5o'-wnrd statement tcllin- which of the people named you think most important and why, and send vonr answers to the Contest Editor of this paper. All entries must he in l\v midni-ht An-u-st 4th. NAMES 1 Thomas E." Dewey—2. Adolf Hitler—3. Dwight D. Eisenhower — 4. Eddie Rickenbacker — 5. Walter Winchell—6. Betty Grable—7. Wendell Winkles' Franz Werfel—9. Benny Goodman—10, Jennifer Jones—11. Hirohito—12. Joseph Stalin—13. Douglas MacArthur — 14. Jimmy Doolittle — 15. Irving Berlin—16. Henry L. Stimscn—17. Walter Brennan —18. Joe Louis—19. Winston Churchill—20. Bill Robinson. fct HOOSIERS" ] Hoosicr choice for the Queen of the Pin Up Girls? '(..-.) •2. Hoo.*ier choice for the Governor of the '• Empire State"? (....) ?< Hoosier choice for the "King of Swing"? (...-) 4 Hfosicr choice for a star of "HOME IN INDIANA" 7 (....) 5. Hoosicr choice for America's Jcadinp; Ace in World War !?(....) fl. Hoosier choice for rankin- IT.'S. 0-cneral in the European Theater, World War II? (.-••) 7. Hoosicr choic.c for 1943 female Academy Award winner 1 . 1 (....) . , S. 1-loosier choice for General of our forces in the South Pacific:' (....) 9. Hoosier choice for world's heavyweight champion turned soldier? (....) 30. Hoosicr choice for the Kremlin's most prominent tenant;' (....) • 11. Hoosier.choice for the composer of ."Alexander's JJa^'timc Band"'- ( ) T2. H'.'osier choice for the world's most'hatcd paperhanger? (...-) i:i Hoosicr choice for the leader of (he Tokio homh- ing raid ?(....) 14 Hoosier choice for chief of the War .Department? (....) ' -• ' ]">. Hoosier choice for editor of the "Jeryen's-Jour- nal"? (....) • : -- •'-' 16. Hoosicr choice for a. so-called '.'Son of Heaven," due for a change of nddress? (....).; 17. Hoosicr choice for the 1040 Republican candidate .for president"' (....) ' ,.-„.-.. IS. Hoosior choice for the author of "Song of B'ema- dettc? (....) - • 19, Hoosicr choice for a top tap-dancer kmvn as "Bojanglcs"'? (....) •20, Hoosier choice for the mnn Avho said "Blood, sweat., and tears"? (....)' ... * Churchill Is Optimistic; turkey Breaks With Germany (By United TrcttiO Germany's di.ploma.tic ,and political structure In Europe has. bs- irun. falling ii.pn.rt. And Prime Minister Churchill heaped, now coals on the. naming political, hearth with n. statement Umt Allied victory soon may come Tin .Europe— «.nd. not much later in the Pacific. •Churchill's speech was the most optimistic- he has made in the the war, and it was made agal'nwt a' backdrop of tihesc dramatic events: •• Turkey, has boldly ' thrown her .lot .on.'the side of the Allies. She has broken, diplomatic and com- .mcrclal relations with Germany. '•And her premier says flatly that t.he issue of pMiee or war depends on what 1 the Nazis do about It, •And little Finland 'ha.s 1 changed preHidonts — has put her strong man, Field Ma.raha.la Mannerhcim, it;, the head of state — in a. move .tha.t-bca.iw the earmarks, of a renl Finnish cffor.t to get out or the war. • In t'his setting, Prime Minister Churchill went before Commons t'llis morning and declared that the armies of Germany and Jarvin arc recoiling on every battlcfront a.11 over the world. Churchill's prediction of victory soon in the west was maxlc witli one of his typical double-negative phrases. Said 'he: "I fear greatly to raise false hopes — but I no long- feel bound to deny thnt. victory ^ Routine Matters By Boro Board . , (Continued from. Page 1) may perhaps come soon." then ihc said ho been Sanitary newer o B scs»ments and rear house' privilege charges were assessed against Matty Karbowic for !?J3f>.!52, Frank Smith torJ,M and John F. Nixon for $100.00 These charges must be paid by August 10th It was indicated. Tax refunds for servicemen wore granted to Victor Poulin, Carl Holt. Louise Dccgan and John Stevenson. All have received the approval- of Tax Collector Patrick McKcon. Borough ..Attorney Calne ap proved the payment of $75.00 to Miss Gencvicve RapicfT of Cherry street for damage to her car as the result of an accident caused by the faulty road conditions -on Jones road in the Millville area. Warden Leo Brophy was empowered to secure three casements in connection with the Woostcr strcct-ShcflcId lane sewer. PICK UP TAKE 2 These easements are for rights- of-way in connection with service work that may be needed" on this sewer in future years, and is n protection for the borough and property owners. Warden Brophy was empowered to secure for a sum not to exceed $10.00 a section of land owned by Mrs, Pctroni Kasputis at Scott street and Andr_cw avenue, that will be used to round on" a corner there that makes for a hazardous trafllc condition. Approval was also given for the placing of a larger pipe in the Orchard terrace area, to take care of a flood water condition there. The 12-inch pipe Is expected to handle matters there nicely and =y a ^ong Banding troublesome terval between the defeat of Gcr- many and Japan will be shorter — perhaps, as Churchill put it "much shorter than supposed." I had at one time The British premier said Allied losses to submarines this year have been almost negligible in comparison with former ye»irs.. However, Churchill wnrn<xl that the Germans might resume their attacks, with faster submarines. And he declared "w c must be very careful not LO. relax either our support, or exertions in. order to turn our strength into other channels." As for the Pacific war, Churchill declared significn'ntly, that.by the end of this year, the British . fleet Eastern waters will be greatly strengthened. And to show wh'at the Japs are up against, he said the United States Naval forces arrayed against the Japs, alrtady .-ire double the size .of the J;jp fleet. Churchill reviewed Oie supply ililTlculties that America and Brit- •u nhad to overcome before -they could i.-iunch the invasion in France. But once it was opened, he pointed out that in less than a month." wo had harbors in Normandy which make Dover look small. He called the Allied forces now _n France the best equipped army ever sent into battle. Churchill also paid high tribute to the Allied nrmies fighting in Italy. But, -he continued, in a .ypically earthy phrase: "It is the Russian army -who have done most of the work in tearing ihc'guts out situation. Burgess J. Rudolph Anderson inquired about the extension of Fern street, and Warden Brophy stated that the matter would be taken up next week with George Cassidy, owner of a lot that is blocking the street, upon his return from a business trip. Definite progress on the situation, is promised at that time the' warden stated. Warden Brophy indicated thnt Borough Engineer Charles Curtis is-working or. sewer profiles nnd plans for Cherry street extension, and Hillside avenue, but they have not as yet been completed. Burgess J. Francis CuHen staled that complaints have been received in regard to the bus stop on South Church ' jiirect. that passengers waiting there liav.? damaged properly, , and have also used private porches aji '1 wailinsr station The matter wao referred to Chief Jol-.n Gormley, and may result in the bus stop being shifted further north on the street. Burgess Domenic DeCarlo declared that certain sidewalks in the Kennedy Corner area leading to so-called "Littie Italy" are in ;i dango.rous condition 1 , also thnt branches from overhanging trees •arc a danger to pedestrians. Warden Brophy indicated thai, the matter would be looked into once. Burgess William Ploski asked Warden 1 Brophy a,bout the prog ress of flic sewage disposal pl.-in 1 at of Germany." Churchill warned that here and was told that plans going rig-lit along and in addition to tile prep'ir,T.tions of maps on .the i project, that engineers have a!Britain ready taken certain test*. •nay be the target of long-range German rockets containing heavier explosive charges than the present lying bombs. And he pointed out hat London probably would be the main target. So he advised those vho do not have war duties in jonclon to leave the capital. Aside from -this warning, how- ver, Churchill's speech was full if optimism for a swift climax of he war. And there arc good possibilities Jint the step taken by Turkey this •naming, may help to hasten the nd. Many observers believe it may bo he signal for the whole Balkan tructure to collapse like a house if cards. A signal for Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania to look for he nearest exit. And it's expected o force the Germans to give up heir " grip on Greece and the Vcgean islands. Turkish Premier Saracoglu was crv blunt in his announcement of he- break with Germany, He said rilnin had requested it, and that he United States backed Britain p. And that Britain has agreed o''provide economic and military quipment to hc'.p Turkey meet ny difficulties which might arise rotn the decision. The difllcultics bviously being the possibility that crnmny will force Turkey to go o war. The western pi'ne beetle destroys i 2.SOO million board feet of timber I each year. MUST SHARK CARS AucrusUi.. Maine, Aug. 19—(U P) -Maine rationing .board-- will reuse to grunt full supplemental asoliho' rations to persons who ,-ivc' not joined, a ride-;iha:-ing club, tat'c O-P-A Director Prcscott H. /ose said bliat the action wa's t-n.k- n to improve -the efficiency of the utom.boilc sharing plan. Owners av.o been given a 30-day respite to ill out. their clubs to capacity. S EPILEPSY INHERITED* WHAT CAUSES ITT A booklet containing Ih* opinioni ef fail doclori on thii int»r»lting lubjMl will b* l«nl FREE, whil* th«v lost, to any iod«r writing to th« Educational Civilian, SJ5 Fifth Ave., Now York, N.Y., Dept. H-2T4 used food cans to help win the war. Remove labels, wash, flatten. 3 ut.in separate container next to our trash can. Save for local pickup. BliV WAR BOXIJS A.VD STA.MPS The Copper Room Open Daily Buy More \V»r ; Boniln For LUNCHEON \ And DINNER DANCING Wednesday — and — Saturday Even tags • Only After 9 P. M. NOTICE! TO OTJR NAUGATUCK STORE CUSTOMERS! 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