Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on August 9, 1944 · Page 2
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Wednesday, August 9, 1944
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 1944 Page Two NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS State Socialists Will Name Their Candidates Sunday Hartford, Aug. 0—(U P)—The two major political parties have launched their state campaigns— fully a month ah cud of time—and the »talc Socialists will hold th<.>.•:• nominating convention at BrldKL- jiort Sunday. Bridgeport's flve-terni miiyor Jasper McLcvy Is expected to luiad thu .yoclnlim ticket again—making -hi* tenth con.iecutlvo bid for the governorship. With state otllcers nominated. Democrats and .Republicans nood only to clean up congressional and state senatorial district eonvun- tions to complete the state tickets. Four congressional conventions are scheduled for today and tonight. The fourth district Republican convention at Greenwich in oxpi-cU cd to renomlnutc Representative Clare Booth Luce—who will be opposed in November by Democratic AII.M.I Margaret E. Connors, a Fail-Held attorney. In the first district conventions Kmlght, Republicans arc slatixl to ronomlmite Rep. William J. -Miller; while Democrats probably will nnmo former Congressman Herman P. Kipplcmann, the only »n- notuiccd candidate. The third district Republican convention Is slntud to re-nominate .P.cp. Major Kanulf Compton. While Republicans start their campaign harmoniously under now .State Chairman Harold K. Mitcholl, Democrats are c'lSting about for :i new state chairman to rupl.-icc ! John M. Dowe, the party's nominuu for comptroller. Thi: .state central , committee meets Friday niuht ut Xcw Haven to make the selection. Before Battle-Deaths Struck The McNafrs. thrlr families were the lulu Lieut. Ci-n. Lesley ,1 MCN'alr <"t" n «""B' ' .'ft) ami til: inollnT of thi IM1, thC C(»l0!ll'l I'm.nilv nletun-cl in Washington with . " Colonel Douglas McNair (.si.imUng. riCl.t), with the Kononil's wif l; Clare and rrs.clent of WshiuKton, -ami the colon.-!'- wife Fruda v..d their baby _Bor my "Mr,. Oe'fn'of Siiiitii"liurlKiru. Calif. Separated In war l,y the width of. the world, the B«"«'i l1 "? d *« "x,,S'™;.s srs? ajfsa.-jsr^ trs sanss national Soundpholo) State Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Officer Obituaries Hartford, AUK. n-(LT') • The state Hiipromi: court has ordered a new trifil fnr Bridgeport Policeman Frank J. Crirroll, who was acquitted last October on a charge of mfinsliinKhfr. The rhai'K" wns hroiiKht against Can-Mi after the death of Charles KMIv whn suffered a broken back when he foil while Carroll was trying to arrest him, The state appealed the acquittal on Kround the law Imposes resti'ic- tlons on the rlxht of officers to make arrests without warrants. In its decision, tne supreme court says: "Kelly hr-d not. been concerned or Implicated In tiny offense. .[-Io had the rlKht In he on the street where ho was; he may have been afraid (hut the ni'-n who accosted him were i-obheis and may Imvc run to escape them. Tin- attack upon him, frnrn his i-runt of view, was si ffrosoi violation of his furulamnntal I 'HOCCO C'llKTKLI.A i Hocco Cretella, t)9. a pioneer ! 'Italian resident of \Vnterbury and ! founder and />.-i!.-t president of thi> Italian I-U'otherhood society, died yesterday at his homo. 50 Jewelry 'street, \VaUTbliry, after a. brief illr. eys. Mr. Cretrllu was bm-n in Italy anil ontiu-ed tin: United States 50 verirs a^ r f). efiniiajr clirectl\- to \Va- D o'clock for the solemn high Mass ierbury to reside. He operated a harbor' shop or. South Main street fur ti loin: period before retirinp ::even years atro. In addition to his .-iffiliation with the Italian Uroth- .-rhood s'lCioty. hu was a member of Operaia PrOKi'Ossiva society, Me is survived by his wife, Raffaella "Camerota) Cretella; a son, I'.nlph. Nau;:atuclt: seven daugh- t'-rs. Mrs. Joseph Bruno. Mrs. Anthony fanucei. Mrs. Gustavo Grand- pri and .Miss Anito Crclcllti, all ot \S'a:erbury; Mrs. Frank Musante and MI-S. Josi.'ph Musante. both oC Ti-rryville. and Mrs. Rocco Man- L,-ini.' Nau^aUiek; a hroilier, Ai;- i;eln Cretella. %\ r aterbii!-y. and .seven The funeral v.'ill be huld Friday niomini,' at S o'clock from th" of requiem. Burial will b vary cemetery. Friends, may call at the home after 3 o'clock this afternoon. JOHN H. HALEY John H. Haley. 39 Ridge street, Watcrbm-y. died yesterday after a long illness. Born Oct. 9, 1ST1 in Lends, England, hn was a former resident of Xaugatuck and went Watorbury upon his retirement to from the S. Chemical Co. in 1937 after 37 years' service. Survivors include two sons, William of Jamaica. L. I., and Francis H., of Waterbury: a ' ClaugTiter, Mrs, William Schubert. Westfield, N'. 3., and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 a m. at the Aider-son funeral home, 70 Central avenue. Wnterbury. Rev. Murray Dewart of St. John's Episcopal church official inf.'. Burial will bn in Grove cemetery, Maug.ituck. Friends may call at the funeral home this ovo; ning from 7 to 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p. m. 1'ATKICK K, McGKATH Patrick E, McGrath, formerly of Naugatuck. tiled in Morristown, N. 1IITY WAU .nu. . W ' ! !,„„,- 'SO Ji-wt.lry struct, to the J. Frid'iy night. A native of Natig- AN»"<f AMI'S ! Church of Our I.ady of Lourdcs at 1 attick, ho had lived in Mornstown for mere than 30 years. He was an employe of the Delaware and Lackawanna railroad, and .was a veteran of the Spanish-American wa r. Among the survivors are two sisters, Mrs. .Thomas Mulcahcy and Miss Kathcrinc McGrath, both of Waterbury, three nephews and two nieces. The funeral will be held from the Bcrgin funeral home, 290 East Main street, at S:30 a. m. tomorrow with a rcouiem Mass at Immaculate Conception church at 0, Burial will be in Calvary cemetery. Friends may call at tho funeral home this evening. FOK SAILOR QXilncy. Mass., Aug. 9—(UP) — Another destroyer escort will be launched at the Bethlehem Steel Company's yard next Tuesday. The vessel is named for a Hartford, Conn., sailor who was killed in action in the South Atlantic. The Navy said that the ship is named for Watortender Alex M. Diachcnko who w;i.i killed in March, 19J3. The ltr.;-o's cousin. Miss Mary Diiichen- ko of Hartford, will sponsor ship. the Speed Of The Yanks Sometimes Has Drawbacks " - s. ' •With tine Americans in France, Aujf. ()1_(U P) — The Americans sprintinp toward, Paris find that speed, has its '-drawbacks. Their "front" has been changed so often no o'ne knows .where any one else is, including the enemy. For. instance, there . was that strange truck that Joined an American convoy one evening at dusk. A', .'.gun-crew—riding roar-guard— gaped at the newcomers—obviously German. With changing pace, the Americans lowered their, anti-aircraft gun and blasted the Nazis in- toi'eternity. The convoy thundered on without investigating further. Another line ' Of Yank trucks passed through .what was believed to be an American-held village but .was.fired upon by a:German patrol. 'The/trucks.-, drew..-.up beside the road'rwh'ilc the drivers and guards wc'ntf.into action..'Fifteen minutes later.'the town no.-longer was en- emy'territory. The Yanks counted five', dead-Germans and 26 prison- •ers .•'•,";. • T-h'eri'.thcve is the talc of tlie two ;joepsvloadcd with correspondents that pulled up at an advanced com- •rnand post. The newsmen thought their .trip had been routine until they learned the last 20 miles they had,.covered had been abandoned as a,no-man's land. Fifteen minutes after their arrival, the command post was informed COO Germans wore bearing down on it. But. the reported enemy got lost- during a thunderstorm. When reconnaissance planes flew over thu area the Germans had disappeared—as did the correspondents in a record-breaking trip to the' rear. Funerals I'unenil of Clarence lline The- funeral of Clarence Hine of Bridgeport, brother of Mrs. Mi- ch-acl N orris, of May street, IS'.TLI- gatuck, was held this afternoon nt 2 o"'clocl: from the Mullins .ir.fl Redgate funcivil homo. Eriilgeport. Burial »';vs in Park cemetery. Bridgeport. Funeral of Alliurt 1'feifer The funeral of Albert Pfeifcr, 50 of 95' South Main street, who died Sunday,, was held this morning at S:30 o'clock from Uic Buckmiilcr funeral home, 22 Park place, to St. Francis' church where a requiem high Mass was celebrated by Rev. Albert Taylor. Miss Frances Higgins, organist, rendered the "Funeral March," "Panis Angolicus" and "Abide With Me.' Bonrei-s were John Weaving. James Quir.n, James Cuddy and Gerald Silco. Burial was in St. Jsimcs cemetery with Father Taylor conducting thu committal services. North 'Dakota is said to have more than S-1,000 farms. They average -ICO acres each. JOIN GULF TODAY! BEFORE THIS WAR is OVER, there may be only two kinds of people in America . . . 1. those who can still get to work in automobiles, 2. those who arc forced Io walk. If you wzint to be in the fortunate group who will still be riding to work in automo- • biles, join Gulf's "Anti-Breakdown" Club today. How. do you do it? Just come in for Gulfs Protective Maintenance Plan! This plan was conceived by experts in car care. Gulf developed it bccHusc cnr maintenance is a most important civilian job. Reduces tveos at 3 1 ?fUinff&'/)oin£$. f GULF'S Protective Maintenance Plnn includes Guide* Registered Lubrication which rcucbcs up to 39 vitfil points with nix different Gulflex Lubricants that reduce wcnr, and lengthen your cur's life. Protects tAose hearings cutctp/'stons/ IT'S IMPORTANT to your cnr n good motor oil and chtir.gc rcyu- liirly. Gulf offers two outstanding oils,, .Gulf- pride. "The World's Finest Motor Oil," and Gulflube, an extra-quality oil costing :i few cents less. an ajbpo/'nim&vt at your Gu>/f station,/ HELP YOUR Gulf Dealer do a thorough job— and 'save your time—• makc.nn appointmcntln Advance. Phone or speak to him at the station. Then you should encounter no delay when you Ret Gulf's Protective Maintenance Plan ... 15 services in all! stretc/t, tAose // 'coupons.' AIR-FILTERand spark-plus; denning, and radiator flushing help give better gnr, - mileage. A clean air filter makes gas burn more ccor.onucnlly; clean plugs increase power; n clean radiator prevents overheating. -far 6etie/- car case •to avo/ -tomorrow Funeral of Mrs. Mary Triano T.he funeral of Mrs. Mary G. Triano, 65, of. 5C7 South Main street, who died Tuesday morning at Uic Watcrburv hospital, will be .held Thursday at S:30 a. m. from the residence to St. Francis' church tit 9 o'clock, where a solemn hisl" Mass of requiem will be celebrated. Burial will bo in St. James' cemetery. BUILDING BURNED Boston, Aug. 9—(UP)—Fire of undetermined origin has swept a four-story brick building in Roxbury. The blaze broke out on the !l:-at floor of an Army-Navy store. Flames spread quickly to the upper stories which arc occupied by the Lai-kin and Son Manufacturing company plant .and the Atlas j Garment company quarters, Dam- ! was estimated at 510.000. American farmers own an estimated .$3,500 million worth of Jivc- .st.ock and implements. Cojo//n» powtn the attack .... Don't wasio a dropl lf^il • Hyj "' In -\Viilprbnrr. PIERPONT'S J5I1 IIAXK irriiKKT HIGH MASS FOK S '.A hiph Mass for the servicemen of . St. ..Francis' church has been i-equcBted~>sby 'Frank --San MAnp-elo. tor Wednesday, Aujrust 1C, St. Rocco's Day, at 7:30 a. m. Buckmiller Funeral Home 22PARK PLACE telephone 4334 Rescue Yank Buried By Buried allv«: hy an cartii slide caused by a hurstlng Naz.i sholl, an American .loughhoy is rescued l),v medical corpsmen attachoU to J." infantry unit in Franco who <lug him out- -Many a lank nwrs his life to such giilhint work. Signal Corps Radiophoto. (Inlxirnation.U Soiiinlphoto) Fulbright Named For Senator By Arkansas Democrats (By United Tress) Representative J. W. Fulbright — the winner of the Democratic senatorial nomination in Arkansas—pays ho considers lii« nomination n. mandate from the people to abolish war for till time. "Until nations co-operate, domestic difficulties can merely bo alleviated and not solved," he roicl. "When co-operation is achieved, h o m e front problems cnn and must be solved." Fulbright distinguished himself widli the Fulbright resolution for lasting peace adopted by ihe House year. He was elected to ihc House in 13-12. Jn yesterday's Arlcnn«is. run-off primary, Fulbright defwi-tcd Governor Homer Adkins by more than 18,000 votes. ' With election assured, lie" 1 , suc- ceed?. Mrs. Hiuic Car.i.way, who was defeated in the primary election two weeks-ago. In Quebec, the National Union p.irty—.1 coalition of conservatives -^apparsntly won a majority in the provincial legislature f> v e r Prime Minister Mackenzie Xir.g's Liberal party. The National Union party won in ICO.M -12 of the &1 scate in the provincial legislature. Five contests still are in doubt, and minor parties claim a. few .teats. Rioting nccompo.r.:ed the elections in Montreal. Tlirsc m e r. were shot ;i:id another man was .stabbed. COTTON HOLLOW ' Corrcnpondr;nl'» Soldier Competes Basic training; Expected Home Soon Pvt. Albert Borgnin fan.-. nd his boHic training a t BliimJinK, Fin.., lhi«.w% ported • this morning.. Mis ivlf c peels him home on furlough time this week. to C. If. Clllb Marie Click will be hosUiia u> Cotton Hollow Socia.1 club this week. Mias Click recently received picture of Pope PIUK XII. irom j^occo Triano, who Is with the Army in Italy. Knlorlalns Gumlx Mr. find Mrs. William Schcithn entertained over the week-end M* ,-).nd Mrs. Xcil Lucian of Wfctcr- bui-y, Mr. and Mrs. 1-f,o Royld 0 ! Stamford and Charles Wilson. Mra. Lucian is Mrs. Scheme's sister and M.v. Koylc, her brother. Visits Grandmother Marsha Wood field, daughter o; Mi-, and Mrs. Donald Woodfleli, is .spending several •weeks"with hw gj-andmother, Mrs. Julia WeodBeW of Millvillc. OVERCOME JJV SMOKE Xewpoi't. R. I., Aug. 0— (UP)—A priest lias boon overcome by smoke i:i si I-PCITV fire. Tlic Reverend Milion J. Kin™, ossistnr.t pasior of St. Augustine's Catholic church, was sleeping, in his third floor bedroom when th<? blaze occurred, in an adjoining living room. Firemen rescued Father King and revived him. The blaze w:is confined to the living room and damage was slight.. Woman Is Denied Jobless Benefits By Superior Court Now Haven. A'.ig. 9—(UP)—The superior court has denied unem* ployment compensation benefits to n. woman who refused a transfer to another shift at a war plant bcc.iusc it. interfered with her home responsibilities. Mrs. Anna Schaffnit had been laid off from n night shift becaU-v; of Jack of work. Sho claimed lha because of family dutic* she could not work any other trick, and nslfrd for jobless benefits. Superior Court Judge James E. Murphy denied the claim, declaring the job opportunities were present but Mrs. Schaffnit was unable conveniently to accept them. A county jail to Athens, West Virginia was scrapped, and yi«W- ed 30 tons of steel. • .: you CAN GET n A r TOPPS in Our Store! Every department is filled with top-notch values . . . for the home, garden, automobilo or workshop. Come in and look around. Sec for yourself how easy il is to shop a.t XOPPS\ YOU CAN GfJ IT AT TOPPS * KITCHEN LIGHT New crystal bottom typo glnss.' 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