Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on August 7, 1944 · Page 8
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 8

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Monday, August 7, 1944
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Page Eight NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS MONDAY, AUGUST 7,1944 Weeding Contest Wednesday Night At Hop Brook Club Competitive weeding of Grconn will bo the order of the day, or evening, on next Wednesday, Aug. 9th at 5:30 p course. A -team of weedcrs led by Uns Kllmascwsk! consisting of Arnold Wurm. Tony Baron, Walter Stcv- Yanks Move Fast In Drive Toward Paris (Continued from Page 1) on your objective." "Rcrlln is our objective," the Americans cmphasi'/.cd. "Well, then," said the Na/.i,'" m, at the Hop Brook I voll n unc( our line somewhere this side of Berlin." As the Allied ofl'cJisivo in Franco mushrooms, Swiss rcorls say the traiturous Lit vii I government is ens, Jack Dean. Chct Wojack, Henry Cleslewski and Uen Gesscck will compete with an outfit led by Co- Captains Ralph .Hanson and Dick Sweet consisting of lid Petrucelli, Joae-Wiijclk, Dick Van Twisk, Dom 'Mlnicucci and Xonino. tt 'Is reliably reported that a third team of "(lurk horses" led by "Bill" Chlttenden and Harold Brown will steal the play away from the other two teams and carry off most of the honors In the weeding contest. The contest is part of the program designed to build a firm foundation for next year's golf at the Mop Ri-ook course. Any other team wishing to-cuter the weeding competition and enjoy the evening of fun at the club house after the weeding. is welcome. Weeding tools. \Vlll he supplied and all that will be needed by the contestants is a spirit of cooperation find the capacity for enjoying good fellowship and an evening til' fun. Three Women Receive s In Boro Court Stay •A neighborhood disturbance, involving three Union City women, wns aired in borough court th',:> mornlr..-,' with Judge Thomas Ncnry presiding. The women. Mrs. Eva Klonis, Mrs. Eva, Stickman. and Mr-. .T.ena Ross, all of Wilson street, received continuance until yrnt. 11. Sttpcrnumcrarlc Michael Sharon and Theodore Klimas/.ewskl made tho arrests. Saturday. The action took place FREE Phone Us! Oli j;' ti( , n Waterbury Heating- Co ;t;t jyprlng St.. \Vthy. M"» packing its bags ami getting ready to quit Vichy on ordci-s rrom Berlin. The Germans, according to the reports, 1'ear that Allied paratroops aided by French patriots woul,d SCIKO the city. The Lnviil govern-' merit is said to have been ordered to move to Vittel. only 80 milc.s from the German frontier. Meanwhile, Moscow dispatches say Britain based American heavy bombers have landed in .Russia after attacking a German plane factory at Rahmnl. near the Bultie port of Gdynia. The attack is said to have taken'place yesterday, with all of the bombers landing safely at their bases in the Soviet union. Crew- members are quoted as saying tho target area was well covered with bombs. American air action appears to have developed over Europe again today, but so far there's no olll- cial "report of new assaults. Britain based bombers headed for the continent and the Germans said that other bomber formations, presumably from Italy, were over southern Germany and Hungary. Incidentally, Italy based lighters have returned to their airfields from the second shuttle mission to Russia. And as the shuttle f'.icrs landed. Flight Ofllcer Richard Andrews of Portland, Oregon, received the silver star for his feat in rescuing one of his fellow airmen or. the trip to Russia. • Andres landed his lightning fighter in n Romanian pasture to pick up a pilot who had been forced io Parachute. Turning to Che Italian front. Eight Army patrols say the Germans have withdrawn from Florence, with the exception of machine gun outposts along the north bank of the Arno river Historic Florence itself apparently will he spared from becoming a h'fittlellelcl, with both sides deciding Nazis Trying To Halt Reds'Drive Toward Germany Priest Choked And Robbed By Three Sailors The Naxls are making an all- out effort to stop the Russian armies in their sweep toward Germany. The most vicious battles of the Scwiul summer offensive are reported to be raging on the approaches to East Prussia, Warsaw, and Krakow in southern Poland. The Germans- have hurled big reserves of tanks, infantry and aircraft into a do-or-die battle before Kast Prussia. The fierce fighting has slowed Russian gains from miles to hundreds of yards. Soviet dispatches say the path of, advance is littered with German dead, wrecked enemy the battle in the cast and .suburbs of the city. west limits, and the rubble of bombed villages. Apparently, reports that the Russians h.-ivc crossed tho Eust Prussian frontier" ore without foundation. Authentic reports indicate the ncd army troops still arc five to 10 miles from the border. But the Soviet approach cvklcn!.- ly. is causing frantic activity within East Prussiii. "Semi-official "SiiM reports suy tlial thousands of German men and boys arc dinning fortifications alonf,' the frontier. Meanwhile, the .battle for Warsaw appears to have become a toc- to-toc slujTuins match. Russian and Gorman fa-til lory are pouring steel and explosives into each other's lines at close rar^o. And ^roit air battles are i-airing in the skies over the Polish capital. However, the Russians are reported to 'have clamped a tight siCRC arc around thi> en stem suburb of Prapa. Farther south, the Russian a<l- V.MIICC along the north b'ink of the Vistula river toward Krakow also •lias been- slowed by bitter German resistance. Russian spearheads j re sonic 35 miles from Krakow and SO miles from the border of southern Germany. But a Russian •hrettk-throiiKn along the southern bank o* the Vistula threatens to c!'-i:np a pincers hold on ttie Polish fortress. In the foothills of the Carpathian. mountains, another Russian army i: driving toward C/.echu- xUvikin. after o-'ipturing Droho- byots, the big Polish oil center. wriil'j the Russian armies sweep AUIchoro, Mass., Aug. 7—(UP)— Three sailors... have beaten and choked a Catholic priest and escaped with valuables taken from th oroctory safe, The Rev. Dennis W. Harrington, pastor ot St. Mary's Catholic church in the Hcbronvill was choked by the sailor: forced to. open the safe. The sailors took .fOO in cash, A gold chalice, a watch, and'Home gasoline ration coupons. When tho priest pleaded with them not to take the chalacc, the men choked him, The priest was bruised severely and placed, under' a doctor's care. Police said a housekeeper heard a commotion, but she did not sec the intruders before they escaped. H. Burns' Condition Reported 'Very Poor The condition of Hugh Burns of M Pleasant avenue was' reported to be "very poor-," according to authcrotics at St. Mark's .hospital (.his afternoon. Mr. Burns, a surgical patient, is a former registrar of voters and wns active in borough politics for monv years. He" is employed by the state labor department as an inspector. District of Columbia is governed by three commissioners who are appointed to Ihrco-ycar terms by the President. Their salaries arc $0,000 per year. across Poland, an agreement may be reached on a government to aclmini'Mer the liberated territory. Representatives of the Polish exile government in London .and the Soviet-rccognixfld Polish Com- •m i 11 e c of National Liberation •have .scheduled a second conference today in Moscow. Observer:believe the fnct that the Ica'cHrs of the two rival governments arc meeting again is reason to hope for some, settlement of their differences. Vferanty Deeds Filed With Town Clerk '.Two warranty deeds were' filed 11.1; the office of Town Clerk' Raymond .1. St. John thin morning. A let on Piirk avenue, which was formerly Sherman street, was sold to Euplc and Eleanor Pigaty by Ar- .tiiiir W. Swan. '"'•In-another realty action Domild Paichctt sold a house and 'lot on Park avenue to William and Ann Coulter. '•'• Sons Of Union Meet Wednesday Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Isbcll Camp 3C, will holt! a meeting Wednesday ..night In the Veterans of Foreign Wurs hull on Kubbcr avenue. Thc.^mcct- Ing will start at 8 o'clock. • . \VIIJ. TAKK VOTE Boston, Aug. 7— (UP)— The National Labor Relations Board announces that workers at tho r Electric Boat company of Groton, Warden Brophy Has Ban Report (Continued from Page 1) step in a new Town Hall building ' here UB It In staled ' Hint. tuck's post-wnr plans Include no( only now bridges and schools 'bul ai-jo a proposed new municipal building. The Alcazar theater h<\"c alwo was Inspects* and has been given it. clean bill of health with only a few minor changes advocated Manager George RabboU stfl.f'1 today, and. these changes' have al- reaSy been comp'iu-u v.itn. Construction of a fire escape on the rear of the building, installation of a live-foot exit at the south side of the stage und installation of four sets ot self-closing fire doors in the stairwell of the front stairway leading to the auditiorium and balcony are the main changes required by Commissioner Hickcy. Tho front stairway should be entirely inclosed with wire glass partitions and the fire doors would cut off smoke and fire hazard,. Mr. Hickcy said. One door on each of the t. wo landings from the main cnlra'ncc to the town hall to the theater proper were suggested. Exactly where the other two doors will be located has not been revealed. Connecticut will conduct a 'strike | Commissioncr Hickcy pointed out vote Saturday About 11,000 produc tion and maintenance workers are voting as a result of charges tha the company violated a collective bargaining agreement. The; com pany denied the charges and said that it was willing to adjust all dif fcrcnccs, BRIEF STRIKE .'.Ta'unton, Mars., Aug. G—fUP)— Management and union officials will hold a conference In Bostoi today concerning vi .brief strike o 05 . eastern Massachusetts .Strcc Railway company bus drivers yns tcrday. The walkout—which-lasted 31-2 hours — deprived hundreds o .Tdunlon area residents of .bus sor vice. It ended when the compani li-grecd to rehirc a. discharged drlv The secretary of labor of the United States is a member of the President's cabinet, but Is not eligible by , succession to the ipresi- dnncy. that.there is an open exposure from the beginning of the stairway leading to the Gem up to as far as the tower. This is cut off in very small part by walls, partitions or ceilings and the so-called flue extends up and over the celling of the auditorium and balcony, com- in gout over the singe "with practically no attempt to properly flrc- slop the exposures, and running to a wood-sheathed partition over the proscenium arch, with a two foot, by six toot door opening into the space above the stage." • The state police commissioner recommenced that the owner of the properly hire an architectural .engineer to make an exhaustive study of the town hall to determine its condition and to ascertain the carrying capacity of the timbers of the roof construction, especially as it relates to that portion over and above the proscenium arch, "where it appears that considerable weight is concentrated ' The electrical work in the town hall is not up to standard, Commissioner Hickcy stated. An old-type panel board is used on the stage at the south side, and he recommended that the electrical work in the entire building be checked by a competent electrical contractor and brought up to the standards required by the National Board of Fire Underwriters for a building of that type. Provision must be m.idc, Com- missooncr Hickey said, to cut o!T the stage at the ceiling level with a two-hour flre test material, so as to entirely Isolate anything above the grid line. The wooden partition forming a well above the proscen- wia door opening into the space above the auditorium, should be removed, he adds, and material of a one-hour fire test placed on that wall. 'Consideration should be given to providing <a. fircproofed curtain lo cover' the proscenium, to be operated by fusahle Jrnkjs and by hand," hjs recommendations stale. He .vii'd the at the bottom of tho proposed fire escape should be c)oi=c to the cost side of iho building so th-at it could not possibly be blocked by automobiles. Proper panic bolts should be provided anxi wire gla^s placed in windows that would offer exposure 10 this fire es«ipc. This work would necessitate removal of the jrescnt drcjjrjng rooms .it the south side of the stage, he ts.iid. The balcony at the present, time 'is a very serious fire hazard rom the standpoint of the safety of the occupants," the official said ind addud, "I turn firmly of the opinion that nothing less than jJic •ecommoncied changes would ca.usc this lo be reasonably safe." He ordered removal of the present showcase and soft drink stand rom their present location i'n, the obby of the theater as these definitely constitute a hazard in their K-escnt position, he said. I-mme- intc removal of the drapes at the ront of the balcony is ordered and f other drapes are to remain on he windows, they should be fireproofed, he said, adding. "I would •ecommmend their removal cntirc- y." Mr. Hickey stated the walls of he building a.rc in a good state of •cpair and have been maintained n good condition. Other recommendations include: Pkistering of he ceiling of the boiler room; re- rioval of the gas" plate used i:i the anitor's ' storeroom a.nd placing f proper protection around gcrm- cide .aired- floor fi-lle stored in this oom, keeping them away from woodwork; repair of a patch of plaster about five by five feet in he basement ceiling of the hallway outside the lavatory of the civilian defense rooms; removal of he overhanging of tread at the north exit to the fire escape; rc- iioval of all lumber and miscel- HIVOOUS material mot in use i-n back if the stage; and removal _of seats tored under the stage. The risers and trends of the tail-ways are in reasonably good ondition, Mr. Hickcy said, with he exception of the rear stairway cading from the main auditorium where the risers are eight inches r more in- height. This is a par- iciilarly steep stair, he commenC- d. Consideration of partitions of wo-hour fire test material and a loor of one hour firc^ test mator- al at the bottom of tha stairway nd cutting off '3.11 mo-ins of con- act with the main first floor are irged. The present woodcivthrcsh- Id s-hould bs removed and prop- r steps should be taken to square ip the granite stone sill. BUY WAIl BO>I>8 AND STAMPS J?MW4/5^yA^ (f IITAIkllHI* !••• A CASUAL SPORTS JACKET FOR MEN — TAILORED FROM STROOCKSJ FABRIC ALWAYS GETS A SECOND LOOK — AND RATES IT. - 1 The rich, soft, pleasing to the touch ' fabrics — blended by Strqpck from the fleeces of the South American llama and al- pack — remind you of the grlori- ; j| ous softness of a prime, delicate, ?l silky chinchilla fur. 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