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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST lei /NAU.GATUCk:^AIEY NEWS 1-Publl.h.d Every Evening (Except ^^^ THE NAUGATUCK NEWS CORPORAlION NAUOATUCK. CONNECTICUT -*«>nd da*. B..«»r at the post office in SUBSCRIPTION KATES payable In Advance I'aiontn- *•« ° monthM a montha ~'Th« Unltod Press ha» the exclusive rifht to for ^publication in' any form, all new., <""P«* 'e»dlttd to thin paper. It l« »l-o cxclu-lvely entitled to UM for republlcutlon ull the local und undated news published herein. HI *'DGK TO TIIK *'1.AG—"1 . - «l»nc* to the I'-IUK ol th. li'lt'-J State, o Ain«rlcu HIII! to th« K«publlc for whicli I *Ui>d.. One nation Indivisible, with Liberty •nil Juntlct! for nil." . AUGUST Iti. 1H-M INGENUITY Ptmcttkt'3 cooked on a shovel'/ Why not? Supreme Court Just ice- 'William O. DOUGHS, whom President Roosevelt vo- cently suggested for his ninning-matt;, with "throe friends, recently found himself deep in the Wulluwa mountain* of Oregon without any c'Dukin^ uteiixil-s. We're thcv etnbarrassed 7 Were they worried-? N»t at all. They scoured a prospector's old shovel witli sand, and used it for a griddle. The rest of their cooking they did in a tomato can. Any experienced camper, reading this. naturally sniffs. Nothing remarkable about it. It would never have been reported', except for that one eminent name. Competent campers, he thinks, would not have forgotten their kit. Kven if one or two were a little excited by political possibilities, tjhju oBhers should hive-thought'.or it. pookirip .hay been done on-shovels-and in tomato cans since tomatoes wore put'in tin. and since the first prospector hunted gold. As an ox- nmple'of Yankee ingenuity, it's a dud. . Bin-We is really something: Fanner Jlobert McClure of Boston, Ohio, is mak- •ing a windmill out of spare and waste pin-ts, hoping' to liglit his house with tUe-etrieity from wind-power. He has used bicycle rims, iron bedsteads, galvanized wash tubs, popsickle sticks and wagon wheels-. It is almost ready t<> work. If it •d.t>es,'aml it'looks as if it might, 'Uie effective ingenuity of the pioneers is still among us. A GOOD POLICY The Norwalk Sentinel, under new management, has issued a statement ot pplicy Jn which it tells what it plans t<> ilo, by wliat ideas and ideals it will be guided, "in the hope dial it will be able to pliiv a part, a leading part, in the progress of the city and the well being of its 45,000 inhabitants." Its editor, David A. Morrissey, says: •"The Sentinel will try always to report on the tetter thlnKH of human existence, not the -sordid. It will bw clcun so IhiU even u child reading it will b(i Improved mentally, und while on the sub- Wct of children lot It be suld the The Sentinel rniiiinireiuent bwlleve.H firmly in doing everything po»Blbl« to Improve the condition of children mentally and physically because In doing so the future of tnl> country ».i a domocrucy. free und independent, U being advanced. They are the ones on whom we must depend to maintain this democracy, make It work even better, widen and make more fni-reuchlng the hand of justice, improve thu conimon welfare. "A newspaper h«s responsibilities, «ist respon- •ibimloa. It can do good and it can do harm. To do good It must hold a high moral standard. It must work constantly to Improve human condition.-, to Htop human strife, to end wars, if pos- Hlblc It must be fair and use the great power ot th« printed, word nnt to hurt unnecessarily but to bo ft-arl.-»s In thu drive toward human better- munt*. The Sentinel wants to feel that it Is a part ot the jrrcut Amerlcun press that IM working as t). c piTivmblJ of the Constitution of the United States says: 'to form a more perfect union, establish Justice, insure domestic tramiullity, provide for the-common defense, promote the general welfare »nd Hi-cur.; the blesslnR of liberty to our•elves und our posterity . . .' " -; If it adheres to its announced policy, The Sentinel is certain to be a power for good in the city of Xorwallc. We wish it the fnllest-measure of success. LIMITED CIVILIAN MANUFACTURE ; Many persons throughout the nation were-pietised to read that the War Production Board, has authorized the production of a. wide variety of items, such '•jiVyncuiim cleaners and sewing machines, as long as there is no interference with the war effort. . ••• The amount of limited civilian manufacture will be small, but the shortage of these items is so acute that even-tiling included in .the list will be welcomed by those who will ho so fortunate as to obtain the much needed articles. DO YOU REMEMBER? From The Files Of The News ^==ss= 20 Years Ago Joseph Talbot spent the weekend with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tnlbot of Church street. Ho was attending the summer session of the Yale Lnw school In New Haven. o—O—o Mr. and Mrs. James Grant of Union street returned from a motor trip through Rhode Island ami Mnsnachus«tts. Mr. Grant was a member of the local fire department. o—O—o 30 Years Ago Mr. and Mrs. William Eastman of Pleasant (ivc- nuc were vacationing at their cottage on the Hou- satonlc in Derby. o—O—o Thomas Parks and Ernest Simmons returned from a vacation at Spectacle Lake, South Kent. Mrs. Parks and the children spent their vacation in Bethany. — - - Around the Clock Ed AriiK.nut o!''G:ilpin street; cauglit himself a mess of fish in Weslvillc;, wherever Hint is Sgt. Joseph aud I.-MV.. Francis Curt in are spending i'nrlonylis at Llie home ot their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed\vard (Jtulin ul' Chei'i'y sl.reet. Aiiotl)!.'! 1 treat is in store for local jjftl.iall funs when the Naugntnck Hose Co. meets tin: Waterbury Fire 'Dept. in tlie ciassic..of the present year at, .Linden park Thursday. A delightful picnic was enjoyed at Smith's Atrium on Cottage street by Mr. and Mrs, Charles Fellows, Mr. and Mrs, David Craig, Mr. and Mrs. W, J. Hoi- ton, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Smith. Carolyn Andrews of Fern street and Ruth Adamson of North Hoadley street returned to the borough after spending a vacation at the lake,. Bill Sullivan. High street, has IK-PH •win-kin:;' on a new invention all week Um£. reports have it. Seems he's trying tu develop a portable stop.ladder for Pat Alirens to use on first base to reach Bill's pen's I'rom third. Both are members ol' the Volunteer Fire Department; sol'l.ball to;im Little Greg Plialen had his \onsils removed yesterday. Grey says he i'eels like a new man ulready Tnc news of tlie new invasion had varied el- tVets on local residents. One individual said ''"Wow!" upon hearing of it. Another said. Gosh!" Km it was more significant to local mothers and sweethearts and wives—who went to church to pray .that none of their loved ones would be injured in the fighting, tlie scale of which seems to be increasing day by day. Here are a couple of addresses; Garabed Bassumian, 2nd AFC and P. Pool, Lincoln, Neb Pfc. Eugene Fratesi, Infantry Co. "A", APO 15424, c-o Postmaster, New York, N. Y The "hello" girl at the Eastern Malleable Iron Co. is Marjorie Bowers of Maple street, who recently began employment at the foundry office The Copper and Brass Research association reports that, after the war, television sets will be selling for about S200 apiece. If they came out now with money as plentiful as leaves on trees, they would go pretty fast at that price. After the war, it may be a different story. Stork club initiates: Mi', and Mrs, Harold Carroll, Hill street, 1 boy, St. Mary's, Monday Mr. and Airs. Thomas Walker, Avenue "A". Beacon Falls, 1 U'irl, St. Mary's, Tuesday Mr. and Mrs. John Presto, 2SS High street, 1 girl, Waterbury, Monday AI Slavis was. discharged yesterday from Waterbury hospital, where .he was admitted after suffering from heat exhaustion Monday morning. ^EKmy-MiEi Fred Dwyer and John P. Smith of the Post Office staff are on vacation at the present, enjoying freedom from duties, and sweltering in the heat. At least they are happy about one thing Helen Passeck of 21 Highland avenue, Beacon Falls, is now in Waterbury hospital where she is listed as a surgical patient, Broadway and ^^^^ByJACKLAIT Elsewhere who WALTER WTNCHELL sh ou.-l bo rest.™, can , '^t ^ .he dynamo. He l '-'; T ' o , arncH i- wilh his usual :i , ^ ublish .som* ness, urging me lo ? u ^Vxnd.. revelations about J < »•'• of which th summation: h« managed to_ salvage * ^ oul intrigue which terial tor the '37 bpcame an A hanel his first lo Frcd- his father w flS is reported hand in the Argentine anti- Jewish, he hand with' Semites. dusti'i'es spreading i" 10 'l-le negotiated with an c-.ii Arm to buy airplane -.. h,>i-e but w:is balked; dit manufacture an American a Canadian engine under l He visited this country iri 1J»'J and was in close touch with tn<. Italian counsul in Baltimore _. . Now that Germany is licked his scheme is to establish in South America heavy industries tians planted, via plans, dies, etc., to be conducted by N.'^.i-schoo ed exports with a market in all countries of our Good Neighbors. Waller points out that, neithel ivland nor the U. S. has black- lisu-d M.-mdl, but thai "he will feel "YOUR MIND AND BODY" ISy HKLBN FSSAKY (CtMilral Press Colnmnisl.) It's Good Fun Being From Washington, Says Writer. Out-Of-Towners Make Folk From Capital Feel Famous • Americans long Lave pi.'klcol themselves on 'their cleanliness, but it begins to look as it' this \vjis a pre-war luxury. Those wlio have been fortunate cnoiiyh to have tlieir laundries go out of business or become unavailable for some utiior reason, have a real problem. By LOG AN GIVEN 1>KN'NO- M- »• The Sprained Ankle MODKRN experience willi ankle r-u'iis cor.ni-ms what. T learned oil the subject, from an old Scotch surge-on nearly forty years ago. The only improvement on the methods he used is thu injection of a local nnasthetic—procnine— into the injui'ed ligaments. In my youth during my novitiate in'mcdicinc it was a common saving that a sprain was worse llvin a fracture. The basis of this was that 11 siirain kept the viciim in bed longer ;han a I'racture, and the limping lasted -Ions' 1 ''. It didn't seem to make sense thai, a sprain, which is just a stretching and possibly tearing o: the ligaments around the ankle, could be worse than a fracture which is a break ir. the bone, but such sayings as quoted above have a way of being solemnly repeated, so they acquire the air of wisdom and riiithoriiy. 'I'ri-iLt.niciit. Delayed Krrovery \\'hat my Scotch surgical chief found out "was I hat it wasn't the injuVy itsolf but. the treatment ot sprains then prevalent that made a sprain worse than a fracture. The practice was to put tho sprained ank'.c in. a' plaster cast and liocp it and its'owner in lied for nl least, six weeks. Then when the cas:: was cut off, the amount ol' walking was very strictly limited. Later on a heavy bandaging with adhesive was substituted for the plaster cast, but the bed rest was still enjoined. The Scotch surgeon' found an obscure item in an English medical journal thai some wilful hoys with sprained ankles to which adhesive piaster had been applied had disobeyed the injunctions to slay ir, bed and had sneaked out and played tennis and that lar I'rom making their ankles' worse they were completely well and tore the adhesive plaster off at the end oC 10 days and had the unblushing nerve to go about. ;> their business with nary . a limp' from then on. It is to those disobedient boys. that the modern ankle sprain owes its rapid recovery. Of course the first stop in treating an ankle sprain by modern, methods is to have an X-ray and bo' perfectly certain that it is a_ sprain and' not. a . fracture. And then go ahead. A convincing report on over 200 ankle sprains is that of Lieut. Commander Paul E. McMaster., of the Medical Corps of the Navy. Tho -group ot his paticn'.s ho strapped with -adhesive tape and i sent immediately to duty. One group was treated by rest in bed with cold and later hot applications to reduce pain and swelling. Another group was given only an elastic bandage .''support and sent, to duty. Same Results ;. • All or 'these groups 'had ' about tho same results.. The period of disability never lasted more than a few days and the amount of pain and limping was r.ever troublesome. The best results were seen in still another group which had the procainc injection around theisore ligaments. Tho :tcndercsf spots were selected for tho . •injection. The procaine relieved the'pain In? stantly and the" subject .was'lor- dered to move around on the' foot WASHINGTON — F i: n n y, but when you live as close t.o important people .-is you ilo in Washington, you foi-gei. how important tliey are. You take thorn as average citizens. Daily associates. Plain folks, really. Until you gut oui of this town of distorted values ar.cl somebody , says, for example: • "Have you ever met Senator Barkloy? The one from Kentucky 1 who seems to bo son of close to tho ! president? .1 think ho ran for vice president in Chicago—do you know him?" "Know 'Alhon Barkley!" (You lack on tho first name or Washington method of celebrity calling. This always impresses the stranger.) "1 should say 1 do know Alben Barkleyl He lives in my apartment house. 1 of!on see him at tho door struggling tor a cab. He's sort of .square architecturally and in character, too. Has two pretty daughters. One married to the nephew of smart, young Washington lawyer. 'Gen. Douglas MacArthur and ihe other is the wife of -Max Truill. a Mrs. Knrkluy ls an awfully nice woman. She "has not boon too well lately." "Who else do you know?" ' "Mercy .what an order! Lot me sec. who've T run into lately? Oh. yes. Frank Murphy, of the United Stales supremo court. Saw Frank lunching at the Mayflower with ,-v liovy of beauties. The bevy consisted of two; Always a safe number for a bacholor who is given to shying aL matrimony . "Of course, there's Arthur Vanden berg, sen'alor I'rom Michigan. Arthur' would have made n good presidential candidate. Arthur keeps on being a leader in his party. Look like? Well, he's a big follow with rather handsome. bold features and n. lot of almost white h.-iir. He has prosi5r.ce and a sense ot"hurnor. Everybody doesn't know about t-hc sense of humor. "Vandunborg and his attractive wife live in an apartment hotel. Arthur won't make any engagements for Sunday. Profers to loaf 'about the home all day. Thinking up new ways to do the New Deal in." '"I understand there arc a In: of uniforms about." You arc likely to have this mentioned by the out-of- towner. "I should sa.y so. But not half as many young uniformed men as you saw a month or so ago. Now young ones are off taking beachheads and islands. The older ones here at homo are thinking up ways of keeping the lighters going. "Secretary of Commerce Jones seems to have n. linger in every other Washington pie. Ever run into him 1 .'" "KuTTning into Jesse"—first name stuff again—"would be like running into a stone wall. He is as big as the .state of Texas, where he wont after he migrated from Tennessee. .Jesse has a face like a very knowing cherub. Pink find round and dimply. Has a dry humor and never gives in. "Mrs. Jones is small and a little serious. She is a koen bridge player and a frequent partner of Mrs Wood row Wilson, of whom she is -, .'rent friend. Mrs. Wilson had qui'tc a. time in Hollywood when I hi- movie about her husband was being made. She keeps far out. of sight in Washington, liven has her secretary answer many letters in the secretary's name. "Are the diplomats on view much nowadays?" Perhaps your questioner will ask this. "The South American ones are at many pleasant places. But the Ku- ropcans are living rather quietly. You hardly ever see them nny- u-hei-n.'They are probably sticking close to (.heir desks, plugging away as tho ilnal steps of the war close in. Diplomatic parties used to he the most elegant in Washington. Done with a flair for entertaining and a big expense account, they made you fel awfully cosmopolitan." "Does the president go out often?" Here is another popular question. "If he docs, few people know it.' You answer this judiciously. "Certainly the sound of sirens and the rush'of secret, service cars nnd out riders is heard on the streets far less than in peace time. No wonder presidents like to pop off to strange .countries for some reason or oilier. They are virtually prisoners in the White House." "Yet. it docs apponv lhnt mnny people .wouldn't mind being that kind of prisoner." Your listener is on the verge of taking the floor himself. So you stop the conversation. lisieu .vj.iii^i, "-I- —~- . ^.^ the mighty hand of the Lniicd Nations shortly" JF THE CHIANG KAI-SHEKS ever live together again under one roof it will be for reasons ol state only...Harry Hopkins i hopping mad-he was so sure FDR would name him as head oi the Rod Cross. ..The brother of an Eastern millionaire movie vheatoi magnate disappeared three weeks ago and the -family fears UK; worst ..The head of a Hollywood pictuiv producing corporation left a string of hotel and restaurant tabs in Manhattan when ho d~ parted without notice . . .Pret' Peggy Fan-ell, who made a n.i- lionai reputation 'as editor of the Police Gazette, is out-of her new job as editor of Pageant. .Ihe n-ime of the business agent of the union ' striking against Electric Boat Co. is Harold Cruise... Ed Flynn, Bronx boss, is on the West. Co'ast to recuperate—sicker than is generally known. .S p e n c «r Tracy spent two weeks in a Chicago liospital, incognito. VAT-LEE is dating Judy .-.^ii. relighting an old flame... Mvrna Loy will come to New York as soon --is she gets her Mexican divorce .Mary Lou Wilson of the Copa.-abana. voted the Ziegfold girl of '-H, will get an Intornutional Pictures lest, but her heart belongs to Curley Harris of United Artists. . .Tallulnh Bankhead went on the wagon the night of Pearl Hnrbor and swore 'it was for the duration. But with my own eyes ] saw her knock off a couple of cockatils ..Larry Finley, West Coast businessman who has so m.-.r.y interests that I couldn't begin :o list them, returns TO California ttiis week...Gary Cooper, due here Aug. IS, will arrive weeks behind schedule, stopping at about SO army bases and .hospitals en route..."One of Hollywood's top producers has changed his re- •ligion. ivit.h the instigators of the Detroit rnco riots...Tho huge Grumman AJ.ricra.ft plant at Port WajihlnK- .on, L. I., will be t-'tken over by -'an American Airways as an air depot for pro-tent and postwar use ..Tho d:i.y the Armada started 'or tho Kivier.-i. the punch-line of Eleanor RooH<:Vf:lt'« dally masterpiece WAX: "—and just now our rnl concern is full employment." FRANK SINATRA'S WIPE .,:imIK-s all the family dough, even Joes tho tipping. .Ex-soldier HaJ Winters, singing at the Havann M;ulrid, has it bad over Gene Wiliams, one of Powers' posers.... Townscnd !N«;1.cher,- Chicago department store heir, seen with \'orma Hall... Jane Dcering in California" to play "Sally," revived •in old "romance with Lt. Bud MacNelly...The big heart-shaped gem cut from one ruby, which flashes on Jane Pickens' shoulder," Is a symbol of one of the most romantic stories on^ Broadway. .'.Steve Crane being consoled by Chili Williams. . .Carol Bruce, often seen with Gene Krupa. has switched to Lt. Art Jarrett. ..Georgianna Young, Loretui's sister, is sweet again 'on Gabricll Dell, one time i>ad Knd Kid ..Peggy Ellis, who can have bars and even stars, prt. jv;rs private Harry Gushing .*nd Rosal'.'en Simpson chooses to run with George Shipiro. when n could be John Jacob Astor. IRVTN MARKS, originally of Chicago, but for many years . a Hollywood and Broadway reprc- Sf-ntativ.; in Paris, who made hi» way here after the invasion, haz done a "disappearing act." For three months he has not been seen around his ollice. at 512 Fifth Avc. H«: checked out about that time from the Alrae Hotel and left no forwarding address. Western Uaion has been unable to lo- 'c.itc him in Hollywood, where he has many connections. His last known, activity was handling the autobiography of General Giraud for book publication and movie rights. The script was loaded with dynamite. THOSE CLOSE TO the White House -say Ann Eoettiger is making much" of her-.new secretarial ies and is now regarded as. I political power. You're Telling Me! By WILLIAM JilTT (Central ITCNS writer) was really the great, hc'.p and probably ..'the reason this group did so much better than any of the others.' ."Disability." to quote the report, "was, entirely absent in many, and rarely lasted over twenty-four hours in the others." ."The treatment:. .• a p p 1 i cs lo sprnins in' other joints, such as the knee, also. In fact to contusions in general. ' What the exorcise does to the spr.ain is to keep the circulation going about small clots which might otherwise turn into scar tissue and overcome muscle spasm. immediately. The relief of pain; QUESTIONS AND W..D,':- What is Addison's disease and 'can it be cured? A.: . Addison's clisoa.se. is due to a destruction of the adrenal glands. ' "It is often successfully 'treated with high salt diet and 'desoxycortos'terone. AN OUTSTANDING NAG. says Jockey Jones, is a race horse named Broadcloth. In fact, points out J. J., that bangtail certainly can rip a' 1 *' tear. Walter Wincliell's column will'• In., 'returned on his return, Sept. l. During his - ali-.-noe -Jack Kail's column will apix-ar ' on Mondays and Wrdiu>Mlay». MARLENE DIETRICH seen at El Borracho with a new escort— her husband, Rudolph Siebev. .. . Benny Bickers, the liule Texas tornado who floored big Pat di- Cicco. at the 'Stork Club with his Mrs.. ..Suggestion for perfect type-casting: Jimmic Gleason as Ernie Pylo. MIRIAM HOPKINS and John Gunthcr. clubbing and making very—but very—merry. . .Navy Lt. Bi'.l O'Connor, nephew of Federal .judge J, F. T. O'Connor, campaigning for Adele ElTfingham, fashion authority.. .Jimmy Ryan, fi2d Street club owner, will marry Coce Eamos, showgirl.. .Reports elsewhere about. Elin Kazan and Connie Dowling planning an undercover ceremony not only amazed'him—but also his wifo... Val Valentino volubly v.ociferates that Carmen Miranda, not Xa.y Crespie, has him violently vibrating. 1'aul Poiri-t, inventor of thn short skirt, has passed away. But his greatest \york lingers on. "U. S. Subs Sink More Jap Warships"—headline. -No wonder Hiro- hiuo's -IHrd birthday passed, with little celebration and loss comment by Tokyo. Admiral Kogvi, J:ip naval chief, h:vs been lulled. His ftect may remain in hiding but, at least, we know where, he is. , THE MYSTERIOUS REFERENCES to "enemies o£ tho nation" behind the Philadelphia transportation strike will turn out -,o be .1 charge that tlic trouble was fomented by the remains of tho Ku Klux Klan. and plenty of money was spread. The allegations include a definite hookup Brighten up your tront door! Protect i-our frontdoor again* the weatner, ano brighten up me entrance to your home kt Che same nine. Murpnv Airplane Super-Sptf Varmsn is famous tor its lasting qualities—and it dries in "4 hourt to a finish tnac does justice to the finest woodwork or turmturfe GANS>c. MAPLE STREET . TEL. 3507 , GRKATKK SEKVICE « from your dollies when Uiey 5 art chntiiiM regularly '•>' cur 5 expert workmen. Prompt serr- j ice, ? D. LIEBERMAN 5 26 CHURCH STREET »**»• i GREAT OAK FARM ' «kVk.^kt>v» i>«-h**t TVl. MH™ UOA1> MILK — EGGS Delivery To All r«rU Of Xaugatuck * BUY WAR The post-war planners, It stviiui, have plans of improving everything but Hie weather. English..and American novelists, we rcud, arc trying to find the most beautiful words in the language. That's easy. They are, "I quit," .is spoke by a certain Adolf Hitler. •: Six-sevenths of Iceland's soil unproductive.

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