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Page Two NAUGATUOK DAILY NEWS MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 1944 Time To Start Thinking About Christmas Packages Washington, Aug. 7—(UP)—It » time to start, thinking nbout those Christmas , packages .for soldicn HIK) sal lot's overseas. Postmaster General Frank Walk-' cr says they must, be mailed between September ]Sth juul October irith If you want them delivered on, time. Wnlkcr suggests that iho address of tho sender fiod the addressee be written Insido the package as well as outside to assure delivery in case the outside wrapper is lost. Also, he snys, containers made of mctnl. Wood, or liberboui'd are preferable. Reject; Arrows Biiek-aOb-^prk Plea As We WERE SAYING.. In tlii-ir nioro than 200 iirmcd lundlntfi, |hi; United siluU-.i Marine* have never once fulled to tAUe the objective ordered. *i Ci "•'! it ptnke In Philadelphia Has Been Ended Deserts To Russians Out of the vast army of Industries turning out , staggering quantities of materiel for our fighting forces, one alone has produced CO out of every'100 pounds shipped to tho fronts— the Petroleum Industry, Tin' (tnrne i»iin wlu> accepts without (iiieMloii your •.tuti-inrm, thut (here arc- Jiltt.HTi.-lSl.G-IH stiir.H In tin; lieaven.s, will INJ skeptical to thu point of pur- HOnul Inve.HtlKiitlon If put in the form of 11 .sign reading, "Fresh mint," Every maneuver known to combat riving has b»"n uacd by German airmen in their endeavor to stop the Flying Fortresses. They have tried coming- in from every point of the compass— from above—from below. With desperate ingenuity the lAift- waffu has devlsocl new tactics and new weapons—air-to-air bombing-—rocket guns— mass attacks. But they have never yet .succeeded in turning buck tho Fortress crews from their targets. : The <:o*t of building what you ml if lit term t> 'Super" luitinno- hllc hlghwuy range* up I" !M75.0fl4> per mile. While tho loeul rural lilgliwiiy*—or feeder rniMln—llnklnc town and conn- try, can lir built tvr us little JIN .«,WH> per mile. Today's ' anecdote: Anxious to avoid the clutches of a delegate from a charitable institution, a businessman Instructed his secretary to sny ho was ill, Decid- Ine to make the illness a serious and tellin.tr factor, the secretary Informed the caller. "I'm sorry, but Mr. Johnson cannot sec you today. He has a sprnlned back." The delegate seemed slightly surprised for a moment and then, looking at the secretary with a mocking gleam In his eye. said. "T didn't come here to wrestle with Mr. .Johnson. I Just want to talk with him." The paper required liy the " u T«IIII o( Engraving tinJ I'l'lntlng of the Treasury Department to print postage anil oilier stunil'n diirlnx the fiscal year ending .funr MO. IMS, wii.i approximately 3.800 ton.s, or 95 carloads or stamp!*. Hundreds of men and women in Naugatuck hiivo -eatl and acted upon thn good news that money may be borrowed from Natigaluck National to meet financial emergencies. And they hnve learned, too, that we make no distinction betwoon those who lire and who are not depositors. If. then, you nrr- won- dorlng how that *ew baby Is to be paid for, or how you can meet the school tuition for Junior, come and see U3 about | n Nfutgnttick National PIi-B- i <*ONAL L.OAN. Vou'll appi'ucl- I ate tlic friendliness and prlva- cv with which your loan appli- I cation Is handled. Abo tho speed with which our loan . Check gets into your hands. Lhc cost? Only S« P'-'' >'<•<"• P 1 ' 1 '. f™° borrowed, with no hidden charges .of nnv kind. And you ri.fiy take a full year to repay "be lonn .In small, convenient monthly' • Installments, W t-Uo. phone' 22SC, or call. Chairman of Ihe >ti'i|{ing 1'hilinlelplifu Transportation Co., workers, .luiiii's 11. McMunuitiln (white shirt), surrounded/by delegates, leaves a ineet'iiig ut- wlileli the striking street car. bus and suhwuy operators rejected tlic Army's back-to-work plea. (International Suiuid- plioto) Six Violent Deaths In Conn. Over Weekend Hartford, Aug. 7—(UP)—Six violent deaths occurred in Connecticut over the week-end, including three clruwnin^s, a highway fatality and two suicicies, Kaymoni! Forranti o.f Han-den drowned in L;ike Beseclc while bathing with three compiuioons. JSric Thorstenson of Bridgeport lost his life off Fairtleld beach when his motor boat capsized. His companion, Shirley Kr.ebel of Fairfield, was rescued by t\vo youths in a nearby* boat. And at Preston, Private First Class John Kalmanski, home on furlough from the Army Air Corps, drowned in Preston city pond. At Old Saybrook, Edward Brink was killed when his automobile hit a \.roe. A 39-year-old Negro—Fred Hicks —hanged himself.at Norwich state hospital about 12 hours after he had boon committed there. And John TRUCKS of Fairileld committed suicide by throwing himself ir. the path of a train nt Bridgeport, Republicans To Open jheiir fete Convention Tonight Obituaries .MJJS. SUSAN li. SVNOTT Mrs. Susan E. Synott; wife of 'Raymond Synot't. died at her home. 72 Lockhard avenue. Watcrbury, i last night after an extended illness. She was a native of Oxford, the daughter of Ann (Kaxemakes) and the laic Stanley Francis. She had been a resident of \Vaterbury for the past 30 years. Surviving besides her husband and mother arc three sons, William, now serving with tho ferrying command in Longbranch, Calif.: Donald and r.ich- warii; two broLIiers, Albert Francis, deputy sheriff:, and Edward Francis of Naugatuck: two .sisters, Mrs. Patrick Slattery and "Mrs. John Shitlery, both of Waterbury. Mrs. Syriott was a communicant of SS. Peter and Paul church 'and IL member of the Mothers club of that church. The funeral will be | held Wednesday morning from the Eurgin funeral home, 200 East Main street, Waterbury to SS. Peter and Paul's church. The time and other details will be announced later. Friends may call at the Bergin funeral home loday and Tuesday. Notlo, that rs lK-,1 Is , "it ." I" Mri-nuy „,. W ||l|,,.u iwcft. Cornell «;«'II"K''- " A ', H , ih'u " '»" ri1 P'' 1 "'" 1 " 1han ^••lite true nt ol'lrr |ii!r»i»ns. "odVml* to stagnate In veins. Clots form. ^ battleship haTrTorc telephones ban many small towns-over .wo thousand. I Jinvi 1 : Wit'il T [ what I '"'I' 1 ' l o»t—Old El Hartford, Aug. 7—(UP)—Connecticut Republicans open their state convention at Bushncll hall tonight prepared to rcnoir.inn.to all incumbent office holders and to elect n. new chairman of the state central committee. Harmony prevails (inf.! the party is expected to i-onominate Governor Raymond Baldwin. United States Sonaco."^ John A Dnnaher, and CongressnTan-at-C.arge Boies- lnt:s J. Monkowicx. ' and endorse other state officers. Governor. Dwight Griswold of Nebraska will be keynote speaker tonight. Harold E. Mitchell of West Mart- ford is slated to be the new state chairman, succeeding .1. Kenneth . Uradlev of VTestpovt, who resigned a week ago and recommended Mitchell as his successor. lleiiioerats Nominate The Democrats have nominated their stati ticket, which includes former Governor Robert A. Hurley far governor, and Erien McMahon .of Norwalk lor United States senator, i Meanwhile. the fifth district! Democratic congressional conven-l tion opens today n '- Torrington to snlijct a candidate to oppose Representative Joseph E. Talbot of Xauga'aick.. Democratic caiuiidates aro Pet or 13. Higgins of Torrinp- ton Attorney Michael V. Blansfield of Waterbury. W. 1-tarry Byrnes of Wfitertown and Edward G. Clancy of Ansonia. At Norich. 1 state war manpower commissioner and former domor crntic congressman Willinm T. Fki'gerald has eliminated himself fron" the second congressional district, race. Still in the field are statn Representative T. Emmet Ci'af'io of Daniclson, Mrs. Chasfl Going Woodhouse oC New London, and 'former Congressman-at-Largo J William M. Citron of Midillotown (By United PhiladclphluAs piar'alyning .six-day transit strike has onided. . • • Virtually a.ll the 'striking transport workcra have returned, .to L>i ir jobs as ordered by; the_army. Normal service bu.; ibc'en. resumed on file'city's bus'and trolley..Hues and on the elevated t and subway systems. ' . . ,•;/•.• The strike, began to crack;, after 'the army told the strikers'to ire- turn to work by 'niidTClght liisl m n ht or lose. thc.ir jobs for the diu'.uioa. Most oi the workers. ap 7 pa'rently returned- to 'Choir''posus willingly. But some grumbling 1 is reported among t'ho-'C who resented the training of Negroes'' os-tran,- s'it operators. AKIioujrh all Ib quiet in Philadelphia, steel - helmcted army troops, armed ."with rifles ai!<i bayonets, are riding the trainsi as a precaution. More, than S.fOO soldiers have poured into the city. But the. tirmy is expected to lc-avc when it is sat- | ifified Miat t'horo win bo no fur-! l her interruption in Hie transit ^orvice. The strike cut dvasticcU- ly into Philadelphia's war produc- ton by preventing workers, from reaching, their jobs. Meanwhile, Lhe federal govcvnr mcr.t is going vihc^id with plans to pro.-eeute Vlic alleged leadora of fhe strike. Four members of the strikers 'executive committee have been a rrcs'ted including James Ale-. Menair.in. who is said to be Uie '.spoke,'ma;! for the men. The four ;irc chsirK'ed wil/h violating the Smith-Conn:i.lly anti-strike, act. Another niij.jor stri'k:: 'his boon settled In Detroit. Seven,-tliousand employes -are schodulod'• toyroturii'' to thir jobs at five G'enei'.Tl Mo- Oi'^pl'ints today. They ha\ p e agreed to'return to work arxl su-bmlt their gi'ievances to arbitration. At Montroi.ii, a transit strike that ha-s dr.'Lgget! on for fiv:: days sti.il- .^hou-K no signs of settlement. A spokesman for Ihe striking tans and trolley operators says a com- prorniiu KubmiUed to Cnnadiam labor leaders h.-us beun rejectee!.' In .Washington — the Dies com- The Berlin radio IIHK iinnounceil thiiit Gen. GeorRe C. Lindoniann, coiunuindcr of ail the Gcrnutii armies lii the Baltics, "linn gone over tn the Russians." Some SIMV Oao of Llndemunii's men were recently tnijiped by, Uic Russian drive to : the 'Baltic sen. (International) mittee Is in the news again. The'Justice department 'has received a formal demand from the 3-lousc Committee on Unnmerican Activities vo prosecufc certain government officials for alleged collu- liion with the C-I-O Political Action committee. The requ-.-st wsis I'lado !">y Cliairman Martin Die-, of Texas to a. letter to Attorney-General Fraivils Blddlo. | •A'lso, ^on the home frent — the ' commander of the Army Sci*vico force—Licutcn-ant-Gcncral Soinor- • •i..li r—hii.t brcidciLst an .appeal to keep up the good fight on the no- i.ions. production lines. Somervell declares the battle of Fi-aavcc can •be the knockout-punch for Germany, if the home front continues | to'Supply the brass knurkles. The] CcQeral says the .brass knuckles a.re -trucks, artillery, bonibs at:;I guns. Red Cross Will Vary Fodd list For War Prisoners . Washington, D. C.; Au£, 7. — A more varied menu will woon reach Allied prisoners of war and civilian/ internees in German prison camps as a result of the American Red'. Cross.'s plan to introduce a greater variety of foods into its prisoner of war standard food packages. The Red Cross announced today that instead of the one type of standard food package • being distributed now to Allied captives in Germany, its packaging centers hereafter will pack six different standard food packages for war prisoners. After several months of captivity ,vith an unvarying diet, the lied Cross pointed out, prisoners will welcome tho prospect that their next food parcels may bo a little different. . . . The food parcef now being received by able-bodied prisoners contains biscuits, cheese, chocolate bars, cigarettes, coffee, corned beef, chopped ham, jam, liver paste, dried mills, oleomargarine, prunes, salmon, coup, and sugar. The new. variations will not reduce the basic nutritive value of the parcel but will include a different kind of biscuit, substitute tuna for salmon, corned beef hash lor plain corned' beef, honey for joir.. moat and vegetable stew for chopped ham. and contain other new Kerns. Once a month one of ihe pr\ckriKi'!iK centers will pack a special parcel containing dried eggs, dried onions, and a can of peaches. Some of the packages wiJI contain cereal of one sort or . another. j Volunteers at the three packaging centers in New York... Philadelphia, and St. TwOUis will pack one typo of package nt a time, so that supplies may bo handled easily. Machine Can Add Or i '.. • .'• ?.. r Subtract In Three- Tenths Of Second C/imbridRC, Mass.. Au;;. 7—(UP). —A former Harvard university professor will prcwent the -world's (,'rcatcst mathematical, calculator to the university .today. Commander Howard H. Aikcn of Jndi;in- apolis, Indiana sa.id that tho m-'i- chine—which can add or subtract in three-tenths of a second—was built because he was' "lazy." Aiken said, thai if .he hadn't picked out such a hard problem while seeking his master's decree, the wonder machjne probably never would have been built. Ho went on to explain that tho problem was difficult, and he was lazy. So, when he couldn't find a calculating machine to solve Jt, he slurlcd work on ibis one—which can solve intricate problems 15 to .00 times as fast as the most modern ollice equipment. Here's a brief idea what it's like: Commander Aikon's mathematical wizard is 01-fcot long, oJRht feet his;h, and one-foot in depth. It has three-million wire connections, COO-milcs" of wire and 72 complete adding machines. Yet it makes virtually no noise while do- practically, any type w li Icm In high mathematics., li -. Who's'going.to. use it? WtlJ- Navy hna this one for the 4utw Then, similar calculator* probi will 1 be marketed after the wi* r about *2GO.OOO:- • - "J* Equal Pay For Women Employes Will Be Sought .Springfiel'U M-iuui., -Au^; 7-^(1 — Equol pay for women KJ le.'tchcra and for wonjcn of Htiito and city be sought o.t :>. laJjor . diiy. Somo GOO deleirAtcs to Mth annusxl M.-LssachusetLi gi^ Fcdcjvj.tJon of Liibor conv<; will forward rcsoluiioris - at the e<iual pay. and also, tho of school unchcrs to marrv \riuj. out losing jobs. Other rcsoluliorr* to bo at the opening of the Springn e £ convention include: . .,_ A proposal for inicr-raclal 1 1 cation in public schools. A 3115 lion to suspend liquor opiioa < tionE in Massachusetts commu.il. Ues until one ye:. 1 : "fter t!:c,.*4> so servicemen in.iy vote. And-,u arbitration board to handle gr ar.ces between stale employes dcp3jtme.nt heads. UUT TLUiY DO. Providence. R. I.—CUP)—Investigating a collision between a trailer- truck and n. scdnn. police found in the letter's demolished trunk a booklet: poll." "Accidents Don't Hap- Pcpsi-Cola Company, Lor.y Island Citu,.N. Y. Franchisee! Bottler: Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co., Bristol, Com Funerals THE NAUGATUCK NATIONAL BANK Member of Federal Depoult InnurancD Corporation BUY 1VAB BONDS AND STAMPS J."unrr:il Of Mrs. ,Tolni O.xtroskl The fnnoral of Mrs. Catherine flrfiwrey) Ostroski, -18, wifo of Jolm Ostroski of -11 Culver street, who died Suturd.'iy in the Waterbury hospital, \vns held this morning at S:30 u. m, r"om the Euckmille'r Cti- nero! hoir.o, 22 'Park place, to St. Franci.i' church fil i) o'clock where a solemn hlRh .Maa.s \vas colubrat- i;c! by Rev. Albert Taylor, assisted by Rev, Francis Monnhun ns deacon and Kev. Robert .Chngnon of Watorbury as sub-deacon. Rev. S. F, Xalov.'ajk was seated, in the sanctuary. A delegation from the American Legion at the funeral included: Mrs, Edward Wilcox, Mrs. Daniel Oenicke, Mrs. Sidney Baylis and j Mrs. Susan I£rickson. • I Bearers were Thonins Cunnoud, Joseph Kftytlswicii, John Desmond, George Sohlosser. John Kelly and Henry Krzylcowski. Miss Frances HiKRins, organist, rendered "The Funeral March," "Panis Anyolicus" - and "Abide With Me." After Mass "The Priceless Love of Jesus" was played. Burial was in St. James' cemetery with Father Taylor conduct- Ins' tho committal services. • I-IAIJ NAIIKOW ESCAPE Washington, AUK. T — (UP) — Marina Sergeant John Ncrncth of Lorainc, Ohio, was only a half's breath from death. A Marine combat correspondent, reporting from somewhere in the Gilbert Islands, says Ncmeth was about to drown v/hen he was pinioned under his plane after it ' crashed into a swamp. A companion pulled him to safety by his board. NINETEENTH »EATH_ Portland. Maine, Au?. 7—(UP) — Death has claimed the ICth life from the South Portland trailer camp planu crash, July IHh. Mrs. Shiroly M. Brown, 33 years old. is dead at the Main.? General ho> pitial. ... . . .. • .. . . . :tri' \vurlli.v (if Krr tin- linjtil ttf <lif lovHIi'M). l''*\~ t'hiMlvfl y 'ln"AVn'1('rlnir.v "A l — v PIERPONT'S AiiM.'rl<':ui fJcnr Simli-i liilt'UA.NK STIIEUT DIED rrEIFK.lt—ALBliJtT, of "flu South Main street. Funeral Wocln.-jwl'iy at S:.3p.a.. m. from BuckmiUei' 1 f line rul home to St. Francin.' .church .Burial in. .St. James' Temctciy. ' ' '" ' ?"""! Buckmiller Funeral Home 22 PARR PLACE Telephone 4334 The Blue Streak,, i^B-Z-f Liberator, was one of die greatest bombers that ever climbed into the'sky. She llew 1 10 missions .. . . 300,000 miles' . .' . over Germany, Italy, Rouminia, Greece, Austria, Africa, Sicily. . Her air combat crews sank a, Na^i freighter ofr" Crete ... blew up a tanker at • Cajidi:i sent a destroyer to.thc bottom of Sud.t Bay. • They shot do.wn 23',German .ind Italian figlxwrs.... ..droppciihaIf.-a-milliqQ pounds of bombs .,, won the DistinguishcdUnit 13adge and countless individual decora- lions for gallantry inaction. ' ' '• Yet in, all her battles in cocmy, skies, not a. man io any of. her crews was ever wounded! ' Ask her pilot, Maj, Ralph P. Thompson,, of Columbus, O., how she m.ioagcd to roll up sui:h n record; and he'll tell you: "Eecaesc there were no 'individual stars' on hcr^rew, \J?e flew,-hcr and fought hcc as a. team... gunacrs, navig.itor, bombnr- dier, and pilot,all working tagctficrio win. "And that's the thing any. young fellow.— who wants co win his wings in the AAF —should keep uppermost in his mind ... "You're on. a team in'the A'AP . . . from, your first day of (raining.until you get up there in action. And it's..a team that's never been stopped ... that never will be stopped . . . the 'greatest team ia (lie world'!" . ~ • : Today, the AAF-is writing histor)'- Liberators and Fortresses, arc blacking, out the skies over Germany.. Japan .is already beginning 19 fccl-thc awful'powcr •of.the.Superfortress. Swarms of heavy bombers^ medium bombers, light bombers and" fighters arc spearheading .the attack on every front. . Today—more than ever before— there's j f/lacaforyou on thisgre.it AAF team, If you are 17 ... if you w.int action, adventure . . . the fmesr, most thorough training any flying man, ever had . . . an opportunity to make a career in aviation after the war ... .Then go to your nearest AAF Examining Board and sec if you can qualify, for the Air Corps'Enlisted Reserve .... . with an opportunity to win -your 'wings as gun- nc ri navigator, bom-, bardier or pilot in the AA1- . . . the "greatest team io the ' •• ' world!" of n... Vou c.in net ready now for war place on the "^re.-iicst cc»n> in the worl'j"— u»c AA1-. Go 10 your noorcst AAF. lixami.-n'nR Hoard . . . sco if you can qualify for thc'Air Corps tnlisitfj Reserve. If you qualify, you will receive tins insignia . .. but will not be called for traininR uniil you are 18'or over. \Vhcncallcd, you will be given further tests to determine the type of irjiniufe. you will receive. .If you arc trained, ii! a gunner or technician"gunner, you will go: into *ctu.il combat »s a non.comnmsioncd ofliccr. If your nptitudcx »rc ouisiandinRl)' high, you will bq trained as. a'bomb'ardicr, n»vi)jaioror pilot, and upon'successful completion of training, will' be Rr.MluotcJ oi E tliglu Ofticer or Second Lieutenant. For pre-sviation rrainiiiK, sec your local Civil Air I'sirol olliccr». Also \cc your Hi^ll School principal or adviser about recommended Course^ in. I he Air Service Division of the Hi«U School Victor}- Corps. Ask about the opportunities for college training through the Army Specialized Training Reserve 1'roitrini. . U. S. ARMY RECRUITING SHRV.ICE. 1'Or more information contact nearest AAF Examining Board. ' Or':inee Street Armory , 11, Conn. - - FLY AND FIGHT WITH THE - JfJtf OXCATCST TEAM IN THS WOW

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