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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 2

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Page Two NAUGATUOK DAILY NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 19*4 As We WERE SAYING..I for fuel hn* Ird to tin- n- of inoiiiitiiliioiiM dump* of cmil wiistr—KeniTiitUiiiJt-old —with us IilKh it* W) per cent Slllvll^O. The crew of n U. S. sxibmarlne took (L jeep from n pier (it Peurl Harbor. They slowed lirus nncl pnK'ine inside tho sul>, Itishetl tho jec'p to the clock, und rum- hied over—iintl under—the Pacific. But, with so litllo time iinhore to enjoy the Jci?p, they fimilly swapped It In a destroyer Cot- three Riillons of-ice creu.ni. Tlic now Nnrllirop "Blut'U WUIfiw"—nlKlit fighter—I* not only the lartri-xt mill most powerful |>nrsiiit phinr over hullt, «-llli ti-rriric .spi'tnl, hut It van alto Imif—iilinost liovcr—us It hide* In tin' iiljflit sky. Shipyards created Vnnport City —the second largest In Oregon — in 1C months'. It >* pstlmHIrd Unit iniliiy sonic X, mid,(Mil) motorists lived or want nrw curs. Today's anecdote: On my first day 'in Samoa I undertook to Klvc :i lesson in Basic iCn(,'lish to .'in uKed native reclining be- neiith ix coco palm. Pointing to a marinp cleanlm.: his carbine, '[ unicl "Man." The undent rti- peatecl. "Man," Pleased. I pointed to the palm. "Tree." I announced. He echoed. Just then IL plane roared overhead. Pointing wirh my finger. I demanded. "What?" The native .stood up, squinted. "I'm not. sure," lie said. "It looks like a PE2Y, but it misfit hn n E-2-l."~Ct. S. N., quoted in American Mftguv.ine. Five Boys Said Id! Have Confessed To Murder Of Marine Boston, Aug. IS—(UP)—Five tcen-n.ttc Roxbury boys have confessed to'the murder and robbery of vi South End Marin-o sergeant. The body, of John F. Prunty was found near a -bridle path In the Fenway, Sunday. • Police Lieutenant John J. Wal- klns announced the confessions inter Uie boys were qu-jstioned separately for hours at the Back Bay station. He added tlmt all five boys will be arraigned in Roxbury district court on murder and robbery charges. The boys arc 13.'years .old, except, for one who is'1C. They"told police that they pounced on Prunty and battered 'him unconscious, and then they strangled Jilm with his own belt. . . They admitted to robbing Pruntyj of-more than $100 which Pruntj had received when he was -honorably discharged from the Marines because of over-wge a few days •ago. VS'hen the .. boys began, to spend the money in Koxbury i stores, police suspected them. A hip'h heel print in the soft earth near the scene -of the murder led police, to believe that ! Prunty was lured to death by a woman. But the boys told police that no adult was an accomplice to the crime, , • . The boys claimed that they robbed Pruaty of on'.y $128, but police theorized that, some $300 were stolen Including the Marine's nuu'-tcring-out pay. Tito Confers With; Churchill In l!>10 one pcrsun out of 2fi-t »va.s on the Federal payroll. To- (la.v the fljfiin- is I'tti' out of 41. "Here Is tho full story of Xauga- tuck National "P E R S O X A L LOAX SERVICE in a nutshell. Anyone—depositor or non-depositor, man or woman—IM eligible for a loan. Our only requirements are good character und a steady job. The loan may be applied for by mail, phone SZSti, or by personal call. All loan Interviews are strictly private and confidential. Loan di- cislnns lire nmdu within 24 ITo'iirs. The cost of a Xaugatuck Niitlonnl PPJRSON'AL LOAN is hut 5S per year per SlOO borrowed, and the life of the borrower is Insured for the unpaid balance of the loan and for its duration (it no additional iosc. A full year i.i given to repay the lonn in small, convenient monthly Installments. Wullrcl a tin-d .si-rvlci-inan I" Norniiindy, "A CI's wtirk Is iii'vcr donrl" Wrary afd'r a liurU ilny, IIP liiul rrtlrctl tn a iliKOi tn Mln-|> l,v tn rind It nciMi|ilffl l',v ^Ix (irjynnns, MI- promptly d>ol< thr mi'ii n» prls- (IIHT.II iiiaruhi'd tin-in liaclc to camp. We now approach that period of which Dr. ("irjuhbclH sptiltP In dnrU prophecy. In January, 19-I3, he said: "Tf the (lay should ever ronrto when wo must depnrt . , . wr will slam the door with such fdrru that the unlviM'sn will shalfe find rjiuikp, and mankind will fall back .stupefied," General James Wharton Killed In Battle Of France .Prime. Minister Winston Churchill -in shown with'"Murshnl > Tito, of Yugoslavia at. the conclusion of their niont recent conference In- Italy. There are reports of a Bulgarian overture to the Yugoslav regime of Miir.slml Xitn, U. $. Signal Corps Radiophnto v ,.(Intcrnutloiuil Sound- |>hoto)';•>•• .-,. "';>'; ': • ^ •'..*•:. -', ,-" : ..'•''•' Recess In Mass Sedition Trial Will Be Taken Washington, Aug. IS—(UP) — The fivemouth-old mass sedition Ifany Of ficers And Men Of;AifjForcee Are Coming Home Car Fell 25 Feet; c a Two Occupants Were Slightly Injured 'Sorriervlllc. Mass.,'Aug. 18-—(UP) —Two motorists whose automobile plunged 25 feet from a Somcrvijle bridge are. recovering from minor 'injuries at a hospital. Mrs, Mary Donoghue and' Edward-P. O'Reilly, both of Ch.irlcstown, were hurt when their car skidded and crashed through a rail on tile Beacon street b'ridfre, The vehicle then dropped 25 feel to Boston and Maine rall- 'ron'.l tracks. Firemen pulled the pair from tlic automobile, while police flagged' ' am approaching freight train. OPA And WPB Are T ANNOL'NCKI) Washington, Aug." 1^— (UP)— Officers and men of:-.th«' Army. Air ... ., ,. Force are returning to tlvis night until after u . y ^ ^. ^ ^ ^ a mQ Labor Day. It will be the first ma- • Tho -War drrvirtmnnt »'-n.nr jor respite since the trial started. Hartford, Aug. IS— (U P>—Former Slate Senator Clarence-Baldwin of Woodridge • will- 'serve- -as -assistant to the Republican state chairman; Harold • Mitchell. Announcement of Baldwin's -appointment, wnis made at «. meeting, of the" G-O-P s-tate committee in-Hartford'. He. will begin duties' 1 Monday. ,Thc committee also set September -Gth. as the d-ate for primaries and 'caucuses "to'name'dcle- gvxtcR, • ,to ,prqbate.., r ,an,d senatorial '--' : Down Unemployment (By United Fretm) The. O-P-A is working with the War Production Botircl in a long- range program to keep unemployment down during the 'reconvcr- lion period. ? ., . r Price ..Administration Bowles promfocsAto, keep ceiling prices on newly-produced civilian goods as low us'.-possible—a policy designed to encourage sustained demand. The O-P-A action is timed with .1 war production board program for limited -civilian manufacture. Production Chief Nolson hopes such production will fill the gay created by cut-backs .in war output. Both BowlcK'and Nelson warn that there will'' lie''-some unemployment as American industry shifts from' war to poacclime manufacture' But -Nelson •. predicts Ihnl civilian production'', will , increase by 30 per cent.after the defeat of Germany. Koth. olllciuls hope to shorten the ujicm'p'oymcnt gap by speedy production • and price readjustments Bowles says under the. new re- conversion pricing policy, tho O-P-A will he careful not'to set prices which will lower general wage Icvcis He adds 'that while .some' commodities will return to the market at higher-price.?, many civilian articles will . carry ' their pre-war price tags Meariv.'hiJe, Secretary of I-rfibor Perkins reports thai, the cost of living for moderate income families increased only slightly last year. Miss Perkins compares . a Icss-than-two 7jer cent rise during the year ending July, 19M,' with a six per cc.il. itjcrca.se during the previous, year; and nn U Jump during. l.hc year endlcr jTi 1912. . ' In Washington—the house a heated discussion today o' CdJmcr surplus war property ( A controversy )» cxpcctcO OTI proposed plans to dispose of,j 0 , crnmcnt-owned war plantii,' h»t at n. cost of uomc 35 billion don*i- J.n the senate, Chairuiftn T M Connally of the senate foreign,n lation:i committee is opposed •( the: idea of a world police forc«.fg s;iys it would Institute an lnt«rm tional game-or cops' «nd robbtr Connally suggests that the big fat nations use their ai-mcd forc«« t pi-event aggression under the f reciion of a world organization Nine .spates direct by )«.w u,, properly taxes shall h'c .Icvlt against less than the full vtjj, The taxable fraction- ranges-f roi 60 percent in Iowa to onJy. one 7*, co:it in Vermont. The prir.ciptil* in Hie trial arc in th,o dark as to when it finally will end. The case is based on 'harjres that tne 2G defendants conspired against tho government of the United States The -War department announces that each A-A-F man 'goes .to-.a newly-created personnel distribution center, and then -is .assigned back to..active duty,, -if physically fit. -,.. .- ..... .... ,-.-•Ninety-four' per cent-of the officers .fin-d' 82 per cent-of ithe en- Washington, Aug. IS—(U P)— The death toll of United States generals killed in the? battle of France stands at four today. The War department reveals that Brigadier-General James "Whartcn died in action August 12th, He was fulfilling an unannounced assignment on the invasion front, nnnnnnnnnnnn Before goinjf to France, General Wharton was chief of the officers' branch of the Army general staff porsonr.c! division. His widow lives in Staunton. Virginia. A total of seven American generals have boon killed on all fronts since the start of the war. There h.ivo 'boon more th.in .200 lisled men a [ c eiven ncw assl * rn - monts—but these usuaHy don't entail as much flying as the men did previously.'' • • '•• .... Of the present crop-land area of •113 millions acres in Lhe U. S., only 3-12 million acres can bo classed as good lanti, according to tho department of agriculture. motions for mistrial. But. the chief government prosecutor says he'll press flic case "if it Lakes forever." The trial record now contains 0,033 pages. Only 20 of some 200 government witnesses have been called, A:ul less than one-eighth' of the .1,000 government exhibits have gone into evidence. Congress is investigating cost of the trial. • CONN.'S GOOD SHOWING Hartford. AUK. IS—(UP)—The state war finance committee has Icarnod that Connecticut was one of the highest ranking states in the Fifth War T>oan drive. According to figures revealed by the Treasury Department—the state Obituaries THOMAS F. DALTON Knu'Kr-iiirnt nnii So'pirilr-crcii'rioiix M-o'reiiT ot (hrl* flinc hirlKireil nilliie. PIERPONT'S Anirricnn <7rm' Siu'l*'!? J.-.I> 11A.MC STHKET Thomas F. Dalton. former Naugatuck resident, died. Thursday at his home in Framlngham, Mass. He was a brother of the late Mrs. Wilson F. Cl-ark of Naugattick/ Surviving: are two sisters. Miss Alice M. Dalton and Mrs. William Crowlcy, -both of Framingham, and •several nieces and nephews in Naugatuck. The funeral will be held Monday from tho residence, 4 Wheel- ranked second among all states! C r street, Framingham, to St. in tho per capita sale of securities. Bridget's church'at 9 a, m. -Buv- And Connecticut outr.ii-.Us all other ial will be in FtaminghaiTi. eastern states in the sale of E ( .- — —; '• bonds. ' BUY WAR BONDS STAMPS Buckmiller Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Telephone Ml t BACKED BY 47 YEARS OF PUBLIC CONFIDENCE AND DEPENDABILITY Slii|is entering mini- fields I'liulp fniiiCtH'lln mines liy .slinollng u curri'nt tlinmicli a siirchil wililt- wlilch (Ippiilari/rj. the .ship. Ha id .rpromp K. .fr-romc: ".t like work: U f'lsntnaU-s mr. [ r:an sit and look at it for hours." THE NAUGATUCK NATIONAL BANK Mnmbcr of I'"i-(Iornl Urposlt Inniirnnco Corporation AOchaeb.'W JEWEIEKS .''7*.. IIIVIIIJMITMS JINCl 1*00 • , "-***+' -,. - •• 68 I A N K STREET Itfluskrat $ MIRAD11 WAIL FINISH COSTS ONLY sO98 \ GALLON G. C. Murphy Co. » JIKAVV CKYSTAI. GI.ASSKS \ 12 for $1.00 I ! mosiirs, 5 CENTER ST. DIAL 3-S7C2 j GREAT OAK FARM * OXFOlill UOAI> T«-l. 5IM!» J MILK — EGOS 5 Delivery To All 1'arts Of j None too early to Belect your fur coat . . . for now you can choose from the most exciting collection of the year. '20% U. S. tax Included In aU prices. 10% Down Will Reserve Your Selection L In «be lutt of battle, hie; thought turn to /H>wic?aind to loved' one*! He drenuis of his girl back here iu his . own' home town. He sees her pulling precious things away for safe-keeping in her ANE HOPE CUES) A MILLION MAIDENS YEARN FOR THIS Tti»)chcnt, of cohtcinpornry;- modern floNlgii. IA* striking- t'lt nplic.irjinen. >Ijitc'^-<l American Wiilnut,Oricninl aiw. .New Gil incii. n-ooil vciircru; l«nnl, fully luind. rubbed nnd polinhcrf. JJtjuipprd willi LANE pnlcntird niiiomnlic Iriiy; mid proli-clcil by n Free uiotli-iDtiiraucc policy. URNITURE 175-185 CHURCH.STREET, NAUCATUCK 1760 WATERTOWN AVE., (OAKVILLE) Wayside Store Open Thurs, F ri ; and S ixt, Eyes. Until 9PM Both Stores Closed Mondays During- August

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