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Tuesday, August 8, 1944
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Page Two NAUQATUOK DAILY NEWS TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1944 Government May Intervene In Big Strike In Midwest (Ily Unltrtl Vrr.ns) Thn'federal Kownmcnl Is ox- ptctod to Intervene In lliu strike of *omn SO.OOO truck drlvorM :uicl fwljrM 'hnndlcru throughout the rrMclwcut. The 'strike, which began yesterday, nflccts one hundred iinct 25 trucking ftrnm. It Involves rruiBht Hhlpmrnta In Minnesota, Noliniska, lowsi, Illinois. Knnsa.M, Missouri ruul Korth 'and South Dukotn. The *trlker» arc said to be protecting- the refusal ot the trucking llrrrui 'to grant a .seven-cunt an hour wage Increase as ordered by the War Labor Board. Although the walkout is reaching vast proportion's- the drivers have agreed to move vital \vur shipments. In Washington, President .Roosevelt Is reported to bo considering a return-tc-work appeal 01- jY-aerfU nclzurc of the truck iir.cs. Thomas Flynn, acting president of the International Teamsters union, indicates that the striking drivers and helpers will welcome government control. Turning to political news— A runoff primary In Arkansas today, will decide the winner of :i bitter campaign for the Democratic senatorial nomination. The race ts between Rep. J. W. Fillbright and Governor Homer Adkins. Senator Haltle Caraway was eliminated In the earlier primary. The election Is receiving the attention »f the senate campaign expenditures committee whose in- vc«tlK«tors arc watching tliu voting. In Washington the senate Braces a sharp fight over post-war employment controls today. A coalition of Republicans and conservative Democrats, lighting for states' rights, Is lined up against, a bill that would establish-federal control over employment for two yoars after the war The measure also would set up federal standards for unem- ' ploymcnt. benefits ranging up to $35 a week. As the hill comes up for debate on the senate floor, the opposition Is believed to hold ;i u'.lght voting edge. Another congressional battle Is shaping up over the continuation of lend-lca.ic aid to Britain after the tlcferit of Germany. Lend- lease officials maintain that such aid to Britain will lie just as Important in the war against .fapan as Ith as been In the light agninst thp Na/ls. Philly Dawn Patrol Relaxes t-v A "dawn putrol" .squats in the Philadelphia streets mid takes time out for coffee uiul si'.ndwiclies while waiting assignments to Mm'" trolleys buses mid subways as the transportation strike tension re- luxes'und strikers n-tnrn'od t,. their posts,'dulrs :ir,; reimrted almost back to normal, hut V. », Army guards are ,,n l.:iiid t«p Insie sjift-ly. Jn the ImckgroulHl a streetcar Is ready to lie taken out. (In' trrnatlonul Sound photo) Many Italian Senators Listed For Prosecution IIRINK MAKKS COMKHACK , Rome. Aug. S—(UP)—Three hun- 1 dred and 10 Italian senators have i been listed for prosecution before j (i newly-created high court, on i charfgo of being Implicated in Fascist crimes. The list leaves only 110 senators unimplic-atcci. It has been submitted to the court by Count Carlo Sforba. high cormnissionei- for punishment of Fascist crimes. Sfor'/.a says those named will be ;ned ur.der'a clause in a recent decree which prescribes punishment rather than merely purification. The clause affects members of legislative or institutional assemblies who contributed to the maintenance nf the Fascist regime or aided in Italy's participation in the war. The only thing the high court can do is remove a guilty defendant from otllcial position. But the offender still will be li.-i.bU- to trial by a regular criminal court. Newport, R. I.—(OT) --Because of the ahortnge of good whisky, a drink made fashionable by society folk In thin summer colony during the Gay '9*t Is conning Into its own. Known as "Newport Punch." the drink consists of a mistui-f of rum, ll'mc Juice, arrack and loaf nugar,'blended together and chilled on Ice. "-. ADDING INSULT TO INJURY \Voonsocket, K. I. —(UP)— Returning to their station after re- i spending to a false, alarm, 10 firemen discovered that in their absence someone luid rifled their clothing of all available cash. Haydn, the -Austrian , was horn in 1732, the year of [George Washington's hlrth. nnd'dled'- In 1800. the yea:- of Abraham tlncoln's birth. Democrats Name Peter Higgins For Congressman Torrington. Aug. S—(UP)—With the backing "of the CIO Political Action committee, Peter B. Higgins 'has been nominated as the Democratic candidate for Congress from thu fifth district. Higgins is president of the Torrintfton Brass \Vorkcrs' union. Higgins received 97 and one-half votes on the first ba'.lot, as com- pnred with -IS and one-half votes for Edward G. Clancy or Ansoma, nncl -12 and one-half votes for W. 1 Tarry Byrnes nf Watcrtov.-n. Michael' V.'B'ansrielrl of Watcrbury withdrew from Uio contest and \Vaterbury's -1C votes went to Hig- pin.s. Republicans are expectod to re- nominato Keproscntalive Joseph E, T.-ilbot oi' Natigiituck. House, Lot On May Street Sold According to a wiirrar.ity deed filed at the office of Town Clerk Raymond J. St. John, Harry K. Miller i-oi'ontly sold a house and lot 0:1 May street to Frederick L. Mortensen. BEACON FALLS CorrcNpdndent'K Phone, 438* Launches Troopship ._. -, _„ <,•'•« •*„_ The only who over- dct'e:il[- cd Franklin D. Roosevelt in a iiii- | Lion wide contest was Lho la'e Cnl- vinCoolidge. who was elected Vice President in 1920 with the present. President as his Doniocnatic, op S-SOT. Forest S. Scui;r, Greensboro, ^'. C., an Mi-mofur .-iitachod to ono of tho lafgc.".'. pl.-iiHH of thu Ordnance Department in Haly, recently developed an automatic rig which cuts the repair time on medium and heavy artillery almost in half. "GAS COUPONS DON'T GROW ON TREES.. toys M«5. HUSSIU MRKINS Social Worker , New Jersey •The millions olTord owners share a special pride and satisfaction. Tor they know that economy, reliability and smart appearance have been built into their cars to last. And efficient Ford Protective Service is readily available \vlierevcr they may be. That's why .you will licar it said over and over again, •'Sure glad I've got a Tordl" Large Attendance i '• On Hand At Opening Of Carnival St. ' Michael's .parish carnival opened last night at Noc's lot on Main street with a-crowd of about 500 attending. . ' :' The affair, which .will last all week, was arranged by..a committee with Conleth Kicrnan- arid "Mr». Helen Grimm In charge. ; • : The crowd enjoyed games and refro.shments. :.Another "large attendance is expected - tonight. , Return* To .Duty Seaman John Sulima of -Main street left last night for Sampson, N. Y., after spending , a week's leave at his home in Beacon Falls. Sailor Sulimn recently completed his boot training, and will be assigned to duty upon his return to the Naval Training station -at Sampson. • ' ' Weekly Mass -Wednesday- : The weekly Mass for the "Boys in the Sei-vlcc" will be sung- Wednesday morning at S o'clock at St. Michael's church.' Doctor'Reads' Trousers Belt In Diagnosis Chicago (UP)—A man's trousers belt often provides a clue to major spinal defects of the wearer, Dr. Nathaniel W. Boyd of Germantown, Pa., told the war service conference of the American Osteo- pathctic-Association at Us meeting- here, - -• • .:•:.<•.••*•••• Advising fellow doctors to 'let. your patient's belt tell you part ot the case history because it can. answer questions the patient can, not," Dr. Boyd 'declared that while a patient is preparing for examination "a physician's, discerning, and trained eye will, read in -the belt the direction -his- next -procedure should take." Dr. Boyd said the ordinary haberdashery belt acts as"a cincture,; in the architectural sense, as it rings the foundation upon which rests the flexible vertebral -pillar or column. Structural perversions at or near the base of this column exert physical forces upon it and in doing so make their indelible marks on the leather belt. ' - "Spinosacral and iliosacral lesions set the belt into 1 a variety of deviations and curvatures," Dr. Boyd said. "These may be interpreted as evidence of immoblli/.a- tion of Lhc iliosact-al .joint—a stiffness or malalignment of the joint connecting the hip bone und the sacrum. They may also reveal whether it is an old or new lesion." Explaining his method ot reading a belt for maladjustments. Dr. Boyd said the half toward the buckle, usually worn in the left side, is designated as the "head" and the other half as the "tail." "If, when the belt is .'suspended by its buckle, the tail half deviates to the right," he said, "it is an indication to examine for stiffness of tnc right ihp a short leg on the right and an immobilized iliosacral joint, (the joint where the sacrum and the hip bone joint). "This may be double-checked by examining the head half of the belt for wear and tear. Compare it with the tail half. If the former is more worn and pliable, the tentative diagnosis is greatly strengthened," Knits At 92, Has Less Aches Than Children Pittsburgh (UP)—Seeing President Lincoln when he was passing through Connellsville, where sbe was born and reared, is one of the earliest recollections of a Bcllevue woman, Mrs. Flora Barr who at , 92 is still active and occupies herself by knitting for soldiers of this war. When her eldest son celebrated his 70th birthday on July -I, Mrs. Barr said: "It makes me very old, but I still don't have some of the aches and pains that some of my children have." When she was younger, Mrs. Ban- was busy raising a family and did not have time-to do much else, but now she spends her time visiting her 17 grandchildren 'and 23 great-grandchildren. She makes gifts for them,-especially crocheted bedspreads. Mrs. Barr, a descendant of an old Pennsylvania family, is a mother of tin children, seven of whom arc Hying. One of her sons •fought in fhe Spanish-American War, and two fought in World War J. ( .She has throe grandsons in the service, one of them a lieutenant colonel on the' general staff in Washington. Wife-of-'Lt. Gen. Brohoii B. Som- ervcll. Mrs. I-oulse Hampton Somervell Is shown christening the 20,000-ton'.troopship,- General W -P. Richiirddon nt the Federal shipyard, Kearny, N. J. It iH the 200th «hip to Ixj launched at this . yard since- war begin.. "•-. '- oal.. V Police Head Starts^ Vacafion Wednesday Police Chief John J. Gormley will ^tart his annual vacation tomorrow. JHe will attend the International Police Chie-fs. contention in Cleveland wihich starts- Sunday. Capt. Anthony Malone will .be In charge of the department while the chief, i's on his vacation, IN MEMORIAM , i For the "benefit «f wlio 'Wlith to remember thone who Imvc left tHK world, we huvc 11 collection of "In ««- inorlam" vernen that m»y no Inserted In The Ncw» for ten cents per Hue per day. Thin include* your name, the aMfl and the name of the ner«on whom 5 you wlHh to remember, on mny UHO any.ver»e you wlHh provided It h»»nft been used by nnyona etae.. There arc verne* to itult »JI; pernoni. itnd ooca»lon«. There -»re «'»° vcriiei. for thow- who- irave their live* In the wsrvlce of their country. No order* will the reeeivcd over, the tclcplione. Alaska's area, is more than two times that of Texas. War Dept. Seeks Details On Death Of Col. McNair Washington. Aug, 8-(UP)-Thc War dapartment ..-ays. it has rc- qucbted' .details., on tlhe death or Colonel Douglas McNair, . The only- information.- available now Is -that the son of the late General,, w,ho was. .killed in Normandy, died of, undisclosed caus«s on Guam Island. Thlrty-sevcn-year-old- Colonel McNair was-am artillery officer who helped develop the tank destroyer technique. •• He was graduated from West Point In 1928 and became a colonel last-December. Young McNair is survived by his wife and one child; who live at Santa Barbara, Cal., and his mother, who resides at thff Army War college in Washington-, Ir. -spite of war dangers, American fishing boats last year brought in 1.000,000,000 pounds of food, including 150 species of fish, oy- Bters and other seafoods. BUY WAR BONDS AND STAMPS Sound View Is "Out Of Bonds" To Navy Personnel laat.Friday. hwr of-bounds for navy pcmonnel. The coroner i» continuing his questioning of submarine 1 taw Bailor Frank Hl**in» ot ^"VL"' who allegedly ha. confcwcd the Cr Higsin».' who 18 '18 year. old. le S ald ?o Aevc admit** -ttack,^ B nd--«tr«ngllng the ..«lr -•»« SI- cnna hnd been vacationing at S< MeanTlmt.>avy shore patrols ore clearing the resort area : to cnl Jet, cd men. and. officer./ And they have warned -proprietor* of bars and amusement place., they will br held accountable. for any violations of the ;out-ot-boundg^ order. Funerals Funnrml of Albert Pfelfer The funeral of Albert Pfcifcr 80, of 35 South Main street, who died Sunday in Watcrbury. will be hela Wednesday at 8:30 a. m. Irom the Buckmiller funeral home, 22 -Park place, to St. Francis church at 9 o'clock, where a hich Mass of requiem will be celebrated. Buna! will be in St. James' cemetery. Civilian Gets Award; Saves Army Money Austin, Tex.— (UP)— Because the Army was having trouble and spending a lot of time resurfacing meat blocks, civilian employe Frank Sefcik is »75 to the good. Sefcik is foreman of the post engineers cabinet shop at nearby Camp Swift. With a device made of several pieces of angle iron and a- portable «aw he 'reduced '„, „_ than hulf the resurfacing 'y^' The Army had been uxln* * fjUJj •andor and a joiner ror-lh«,fck taking about five hour*. . -, ,' Co). O. P. Hounlon, Gump Swift commander, «aid the award •»„ part of the Victory •Su((jf«iuo B Plan of the War - Department to reward, .civilian, employer t/ac>U and inbncy-iavlng-»oggeiitlonfc PIERPONrs !.-,!> HANK KTHEKT 1-K1ANO, Mrs. Mary, of SKI, f Main street, Aug. 7, 19*4.-Fu»«r- al Thursday at 8:30 a._ m. j fotk • the residence to St. church at 9. Burial 'in St. cemetery. Buckmiller Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Telephone 4334 "HUT WEEKDIV, WIN OR SHINE, my 1939 Ford carries three of us lo llM hospilal where i work in lira Oui-Paiicni Clinic. It's IS mil«iround-trip...and Ford'sfa- fHOiuCM-cceaojay lueses a, lot. "MY HUSBAND WAS 'CHIEF OBSERVER' of ihc Army Aircraft Warning Service and used the carrcgubrly lo ilrivcupMt.Laurel. Yet our l ; ord liasalways been trouble-free—re- piiirs have cost next to aoching. "BEFORE THE WAR, the car was filled with children, dogs, clubs and racquets. Now, on Sundays my twin granddaughters visit their great grandmother. Yes, our ford's like one of the family!"- HEWS NOTES —Raw mofer/o/i r.ochmg th<t Rouge plant of Ford 6y v boot ors unloaded in 15-fon bitct. As much oi 850,000 loni of Iron oft C.tcM,700,000 lonj of coo/ orriVc al the Rougo in a fingfo isoion; Mori ttu 30,000,001) Fgii, Miicn »d Liicili nri-ud Fort TricKj-Hiii km liK. DENIES REPORTS Boston, Aug. 8—(UP)—The state selective service director has denied reports that many married men are volunteering; for service In Massachusetts to pot the advantages °f the G. I. bill pf rights. Color.el Ralph M. Smith said,that fathers ai-n only a fraction -of'.pnc per cent of the total number-'drafted. He addod that, they are, .volunteers .for the most part! Colonel Smith'said that he did not know why • they. volunteered ..either.. They are patient about waiting because ffcose long Distance col/s mean so much A soldier has to line up for a lot of things but we don't like to see him wait for a Long Distance calL Would you mind helping a little by saving the wires from seven to ten for the service men? That's when thousands of soldiers rush to the tele phones at the camps and we'd like to give them first call on Long Distance. ; THE SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND TELEPHONE COMPANY

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