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Page Two NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS As We WERE SAYING.. A collector recently paid $:<l,(Mio for 11 rare- hook. "Have you read It', 1 " he was asked. "So." he replied. For no apparent smoke u reason, higher Chl- proportion of tipped cigarettes than smokers in other metropolitan centers. Chop Siiey <Hd not originate In China, hut In New York city. It was invented l>y a chef on the payroll of I.I Hung Chung. More than half the nation's . radio sets are over five years old, and 15 per cent arc out of order. Packages Sent Overseas Must Be Prepaid, Rule Of Postal Dep't. States Ike' Reviews New Airborne Army The -w York .fulillc l.ihrnry .sinJIivs proudly wlini It points ID it.H collrctlon of f,ulH> Amrrl- ciin nlini- Novel*. Tin- smilo widi-n.s ut Lihrury of Cnngri/.-s whi'ri you arc loltl tliflr.s num- lii-rs 2.5UO. Uut a lirond grin >prr:i<U over the fact 1 of Charlo Uriigin, JJrooltJyn, a.x hi' inform.* you that lit. 1 is tho nat inn's ntiinlwr oin< collector <if Dime .Vovrl.», ivllh tlir ii.s- iroiioinical toliil of ',M),OUl>. Use Of Postal Money Orders Is Recommended By Postmaster F. T. Green All postage on parcels to Army personnel overseas must be fully prepaid. The rate 'on parcels of fourth class matter, that is, parcels exceeding eight ounces, will be the ;:one rate applicable from the local post olhce to the post olllcu in care of \vhich tho parcels are addressed. The t/iird class rate of one and one-half cents for euch two ounces applies to packages not exceeding eight ounces, except an the case of books, on which the The t"i-m "monkey wrench" had no derivative connection with monkles, but with its inventor, Charles Muncky. Today 1 * urifCddtc: A chaplain in (he South Jims WIL.X Invltrd, with some of his hoys, to visit u village- Inhabited Iiy hciid-luint- cr.». An i'xchuiii;i- of nttcrtiiin- uii'iit wn.s propusi-d. Thr Anli'rl- can.s wriv just a hi! nrrvmis, lull an impromptu iflcr old'' rendered :SUir Spangled H:inm:r, Army Air Corps, and a few other se.leutvn*. The natives li>felled without change of ox- jTrr.vsion. Then, upon signal from TTi.'ir <:hlef, proceeded to take ovrr. The Americans relaxed, awaiting wrlrd, rerie music I'rnjn thr natives who sat cross- li'ggi'd before their ti'm-toms. But they sat upright when these men, in shrill high voices !«•gun .singing, "She'll he coniin 1 round the mountain when she comes."—Tho Womuii. Tho English have found it takes ihrPi: minutes after an antiaircraft barrage for tho shrapnel to fall to earth and before it is safe to venture out. Property owners everywhere arc (jriifiMnj; at the opportunity their government Is now giving them to repair and recondition thi-ir homes. For any Work that tends to conserve fuel for next u'lntiT. to /nairitain living comfort, or to safeguard the home investment. Is today regarded as a wartime necessity, and iirgrtl upon everyone of the nation's home, owners. So we Mig^r.st that, ont of patriotism us well Us self-interest, you go nyer your h-mse from n>uf lo cellar. Check on Insulation, necessary healing repairs, replacements arid r:on- vernlons, storm window* and doors, weiitherstripliing, n-roofing. refloorlng, painting, redecorating, and other requirements. Then see us iihoiit iin FMA MOHKUNI/ATION LOAN to fover the entire cost. You nuiy lake a long time to repay the loan In small, convenient monthly Installments. A'Hl it will cost you only S.1 per year per SI l>0 Itorrowed, rate is one cent for euch two ounces. The third ' retreat before class rate of one and one-half cents for each two ounces or fraction thereof is also applicable.to unsealed greeting carcfr-., .addressed to other than Army personnel, provided they bear no unpermissible written additions. It is .suggested ,' however, by the postal nuthoiities, j th«.c they be 'mailed -as tlrat class ] mutter since in that event they \ will be returned If undeliverable, provided they bear a return card- Parcels containing only books conforming to the requirements prescribed are acceptable at the special rate of three cents a .pound, plus one cent on each parcel, the limit of weight being live pounds, In addition to the name and address of the sender, which is required, inscriptions such as "Merry Christmas," "please do not open until Christmas," "Happy New i'tsir 1 and the like may 'be placed on the covering of the parcel in such a manner as not to interfere with tho inscriptions not of a nature of personal correspondancc. Stickers or labels resembling postage stamps are not permissible on the ouiside parcels The Nuugatuck postmaster, Frank T. Green, recommends to the public the use of postal money orders to transmit gifts of money to members of the armed forces outside the continental United States. With regard to cash remittances, patrons are informed that at many places where such forces are statnoned. there is a local prohibition against the importation of United States money, ! and it could not he used if received. However, domestic postal P. O.'s wherever they are located, money orders can "be cashed at A. P. O.'s wherever they are located. | A Year Ago | World'War | August 19,1944 (By United 1'ress) U. S. Navy forces steam Into the Gulf of Gioia (above the toe of the Italian boot) and shell bridges and power installations at Cioiu Tauro and Palmi in our first, direct naval attack on the Italian mainland, Allied aircraft raids enemy shipping in the Gulf of Eufemia and off southern Sardinia. On the Russian front, Russian tank armies make a seven-mile, gain, seizing, more than 30 plsces. In New Guinea, Japanese troops our ground forces, who take Eobdubi Ridge, at Lhu southwestern approaches Df Sala- maua. Wounded Soldiers, Arriving Home, Call Their Mothers First UP Writer Ms Of Making First Parachute Jump Give a wounded .soldier to the Air Ti'fintipori Command of the U. S. Army Air Forcps, at a [ifint in China, and they will fly him to Washington, D. C., in 82 hours. In i-iM'liiin purls of Ctrrin'iny r;r/(ir bladr.s jir*' /tow jK'iri^ u.-i'il nx currrncy, A new-found farm profit has hcrri discovtu-i.'d by tirst at Ames, fowii. Where an unllmit- ,'fl watnr supply Is provided, milk more, milk, fii t. drink IS p"r cori't give 3.S por cent more 10.5 por cent more butter Sjidl Klla WhntKvrr r PUNK nwiiy." Whn-lrr mrs. this Wllcnx: too .shall THIS NAUGATUCK NATIONAL BANK Seven Army Men Decorated For Meritorious Service Boston, Aug. ID—(UP)—One Connecticut Army olllcer and six Massachusetts SoT&iers have hcon doc- i orated for meritorious service in the campaign against the Jnpsmcse on Bougainville island in the Solomons. First Lieut. Max, Kurlanslty of Bridgeport, Conn., was awarded che Bronze Stiir Medal. First Lieutenant Philiaus J. Blais of Maiden, First Lieut. John T. Murphy of Somorvillc, Staff Sergeant Alexander Morri.son of Dcdham, Sergeant I^ouis J, La Porte of Marlboro, Technician Fifth Grade Arthur R. Mo trill of West Concord and Technician Fifth Grade James F, Stewart oi' North Andover \verc given Cluster's on Bronze Stars previously received. Mitchel Fi.'ld, Aug. IP—(UP) — War is an old story to telephone operators at Milchnl field, They know especially about that side r of war that begins when the fighting ends—when the wounded are flown buck to this country-—back home. Then the soldiers have lo fight one of the hardest battles of all. They call it "facing the family." Any telephone operator can tell you the story. It usually follows the same heart-breaking pattern. When a hospital plane arrives— the boys who can walk—on crutches or in cr.sts go to tho phono booths. They call I'heir. mothers first. Usually they don't mention their wounds. They just say "I'm fine. Don't cry mother." | Later, those who are married call! their wives. They try and tell themj what's wrong in a goner/.tl sort' of way. Often they pull thai old line—"I'll be as good us now in no time at all." Then there are the boys who have been critically wounded. The operators have to take the phones to their 'beds. These are the who have lost a leg or an in. battle—or who have been paralyzed. Usually, if they're engaged, the try lo break off their engagements. One sergeant from Chicago—who might be any G-I anywhere—started to tell his'girl that he had lost a leg. But hi.s voice failed him. Finally he started over again. "Hello. Amy," he said. "I'm home. They brought me homo in a plane. I'm fine Amy, honest I'm fine." Then ho told her about the leg. He said he didn't, want to bind her to any promises she'd made a. year ago. And then in a soft voicn he told her not to cry. When he handed the phone back, there was a strange look on the sergeant's face. "She was wonderful." he said. "She said why didn't T ask the doctor for an artificial leg, Boy, is she brave!" of Frd^ntl J Part or full time help, male or IJ female. No experience necessary. { I CITY BAKERY! j 171 Maple Street } J , TEI,. 3678 Letters From Our Readers England, Aug. II, 19't'l The Naugatuck -Daily News, >.";uigatuck, Conn. Dear Sirs: I wish to acknowledge '.he receipt nf the little address book you sent me and want you to know I really appreciate it. The Navy doesn't provide enough pockets to ac- cosnoti'ito many things and'too, thr pockets in the uniforms aren't very large and therefore ynu can imagine ho»- useful the little hook can be. You stated on your card -the specific way the little hook may be utilized. You are correct for it i svill siirvo-in that capacity very advantageously I'm sorry that T am not at liberty to divulge any information that may be interesting to you and your readers, at this lime. However, if nt. some future time, it becomes permissnhli; to impart with news, 1 shall be very glad to send it along for, at present, we are in a new and unusual brunch of the Navy find many interesting things occur frnm time to time. Fnr now, please accept my thanks and hope everything i'o- nmlns secure in Naugatuck. t Faithfully yours, • | "Al" Bontcmpo. Navajo Indians Outlaw Loafing Gallup, N. M. (UP)—Loafing is a thing of the past fo:- Navajo Indians, The Navajo Triba.l Council, by a vote of 33 t.o 30. has approved a resolution ronclc-mning vagrancy and loitei-ir.ig—and providing pcn- -altics of fines or* imprisonment, for young men not engaged in useful work. ' The council pointed -out that 2.SOO members of the tribe are iiv the armed forces, and 10.000 others arc engaged in war jobs off tho reservation. Population of the U. S. rose to l3l,.109,SiU in '"0-10, from 122.77.0.0-16 in 1930, representing,an increase -of about 7 pnr cent. Wit.h Lhc Paratroopers in France. Aug. 39—(UP)—Uniitcd 'Press War Correspondent Roburi Vormlllion dropped intn southern France with the fit'5l wave of paratroopers. Bui unlike his young, battle-tested companion?, he was rrt&king liis fiivt jump, His puratroop tr.iJr,'ing course had laken just 45 minutes A captain from Salt I-ake Cit..\ took him to a supply shed, pointed to an object, and said "There js parni'hutu." Then he walked over to a plane and showed l:o'.v tu jump. The lecture- was closed by the capuiin's remark, "Oh, you won't havi; to bother about anything The guy behind you will kick you out. Bowed down with no pounds of equipment. Vermillion sat in blat-kcd-oui plo.no. He watched the clouds sposd past tile open door, and quivered with tension and excir.cn-.ent. The correspond,?!-.', was scheduled as the second man to-jump j — right behind the battalion com- Isoys niander. -As the jfrcen light jump a.rm --jjfr-oi flashed, the commander jerked through the opening;. Frantically, Vcrmillio:: leaped after him. forgetting every instruction he had memorized. The propeller blast swept him b»noath the plane's mil, then he felt the agonizing shock of the parachute opening. Green, rod and yellow lights flashed like the high score of a piit'bali machine. But ihe sensation of motion had ceased, and lie full he was dangling in midair. Then he heard ,1 body crashing into a bush. With his feet together, knec.-s slightly bent, he ton: through the branches of, a stubby pine and hit a rocky slope, rolling and slipping wiih r.i noise that echoed through the hills, Brief whistlus and soft passwords were called back and forth. Then, at 'dawn, the battalion as- sambleci before their co.'oncJ with collected bundles of equipment. -so Germans molested their march toward their onjvctive. Paratroopers steadily joined the procession, .some limping- from jump injuries. A Frenchman, walking across a field wilh his tub bit traps, stopped to say that two Americans hnd dropped in his front yard. He eagerly offerod rest and wir.c-, bul the colonel refused, saying: "We're looking- for Krauts," The :nen of the battalion rrj:in'hecl en until they saw unfoid-jd before them one of the great spectacle's of the war For ncor!y two hours they stood in awe waichiii'g a great fleet of tuansport planes and gliders drop troops into a sunlit valley A sergeant tin-tied to Correspondent Vermill.'on and swallowed El Salvador Opens Exhibit Of Products • New York (UP)—The Republi of El Salvador, seeking .to estab lish and develop post - war trad with tho United States, recontlj opened a permanent trade exposi lion in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper Products on display, all mad by hand, ranfre from tiny co-ami dolls, so snwi.ll that they must be fashioned -and p:untcd with bhc aid of a magnifying glass, to Ugh weight hemp hammocks of grca,1 strength-. •From the country's 7,000 hand looms come -brightly colored table linens, yard goods, draperies, hanc bags and t,ho like. Basket weaving is repreosnted a.'ong with' straw hats and bags. Silky roffela fi.bre provides Salbadorcan weavers with the means to tur^ out slippers beach sandals, belts' and colorful handbags. The exposition features also numerous products made from the t.ropica.1 hardwoods of the country—lamps, trays, bowls and smoking accessories. BT-iglrt-ly colored^ •—-itt.ery gives evidence of the nv^ ' skill in ceramics. Much of thTSjj-Tilent is devoted to fashioning dorffi which have hand, painted faces ojid are dressed in autnentic costumess and acceSiorits. Two-Way Affair Louis Bonnarti. commisfiionar of the exposition., sai d - that the planned post-war trade between I Salvador ar.d the United States will be a two-way affair. In addition to selling. Salvadorean products in this country, the exposition will purchase all necessary raw materials -and n-.achincry from the United Svatcs. Behind the project is the Fed- cracion de Cajas rift Crcdito which Bonnard explained is a cooperative public Institution fostered by El Salvador's congress. "The Republic of El Salvador .s Llie first I_atin-Americ-n.n country to prcp.-i-rG such a two-way vai' plan." he .--•aid. "Already •jio're than 15,000 people arc engaged in this work and one of the mr-in purposes of the Fcdcracion do C:ijaf Credito is to raise tile star.dnrd of living of the rural population and to .issure them permanent, work. D\io 1.0 tho -im- p'rovcd jiroductiom methods, i-hcy ore ab-e.-j.dy receiving 15 to 20 p = r cent higher pay for their work than heretofore," WASfS STING ,J.M' BEETLES Providence. P., I.—(Up)—Black ! wasps aro now being iwsed by home ' front warriors in Rhode Js'and in the battle ngainst the Japn-nesc : bootle, which feeds on shrubbery' and plants, ', ! to get Lhe I'.inip out of his throat. "To look at a thing like that," Ringside Seat At Invasion BlfV A.VD S.- AT TIIK HIGHLAND GROCERY 92 HIOJILAND AVE. TET,. 4880 JIOCCO TIADO, Prop. ACCIDENTALLY KILLED BO>'»S AND STAMPS St, Albaivs. Vt., Aug. 19—(UP) — It seems like n.n ironii' fate- for •a Swantoni soldier. LI-jutcnant Homer Ashway was a vetei"in of 52 combat missions over continental Europe. But he was killed in an accident in Atlantic City, X, J, No further dctaiks- of his death were given. First congress of the Republic of Texas met in Columbia, in Oi-- tobcr of 1S3G. Genera; Sarti Houston, was inaugurated there as president of Texas that year. h^ said huskily, "why, it makes me wnnt to sing the Star Spangled Banner.".. Prime Minister Winston Churchill is shown rihoard a British destroyer from which IK* »-;t(cli('d tin. 1 invasion op<'i-;iiion.s te)kln«j phiro In southern Franco, Churchill's roquosfc to land with troops during tho XorniMiKly Invasion was turned'down Iiy Gen. Eisonhrnver, Supreme Allied Commander In Europe. Official O\VI Badiophoto. (international) HIRACf.E WALL FINISH COSTS ONLY $O98 2 PFR OAUOfl G. C. Murphy Co. HEAVY. CRYSTAL GLASSES 12 for-$1.00 CENTER ST. DIAL 3-2761. **+*f^*+****^f*f^**^+^ GREATOAKFARM I OXFORD ROA.1) Trl. 0049 MILK — EGGS . Delivery. To All Parts Of Naugutuclc Units of thu> iill-airlmrnn.h'rnir,"-first of its kind in history, lire shown l>i;ing reviewed Iiy G<;n. DwlRlit'i-Dl Elsenhower, somewhere In England. The new army, combining all British and- U. S. airborne troop*, is-being commanded -by J-t. Gen. Lewis II. Brercton. (International ..-;.'•.. - •"•!.'• Sbundphoto)'' ,i t War Labor Board Refers Matter To Director Vinson Washington, Aug. 19—(UP)—Th Wur Labor Board. haw referred t Economic Stabilization Dlrecto Vinson . the tefuaal ol ithc- 'Anicr lean Federation of Muxiclnnii comply., with, its- directive* order ing resumption 'of work In . cases.' . ' - • • Ofie case involves «>. strike a Radio Station K-S-T-P in Min ncapolis. -' The other directed th federation to life Us tan. prohib iting members from-making- rc& ords and- transcripllong for '-the National Broadcasting company Columbia/Recording- company, ant] the Radio--Corporation--of 'Amer- •ica, • •• '•• • - . ' .'...'.. The .board' voted 10 to -2 to re- fer'the cases to Vinaon/ -who--l« empowered under executive orders to 1 nvp.o » e' penalties ,on . unions which refused: to obey .W-L-B directives. • George • Meany arid ; ''Mat thew Woll, "A. f.-at't,. members of the beard, dissented. :'• . ' '.W-L-B sources, indicated that it will take a. week--to,'10 days'' to prepare' necesiary papers for submission to Vinson:' .-' '• 'Joseph A. Padway, .counsel for the AFM, told the WLB »Ua-pub- !ic hearing yontcrday -that referral of the cane "would--start a. train 'of events-.which would Impose involuntary Servitude" upon unionTncm- bers in violation of'the 13th amendment to Utic constitution. •••• N -- ; . Vlnson mey recommend- to the War Manpower 'commission- that draft deferrals- and employment privileges be withdrawn from individuals who-' failed to comply with WLB directives'. :•. Before he- oan impose' sanction against a union, however,; the properties involved must be -seized b. the government. In event of such seizure and continue defiance b tile union, he then may withhold or withdraw from a non-comp.'ying SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, Our Sharpshooters Got Him First Two • American' BOldler* look over tho body of :i German who *«..' killed while Wiipinir from the upper, floor of a, building in Coutrrnt,: France. The other'Yank peer* up at the *pot from \vljich the elrenq>> tint per. tumbled., SigniU Corp* Hadlophoto. (international Sound photo); few Howitzer 'opular With iiin Crews union any 'benefits, privileges or rig-Ills accruing to it under em ployment conditions In effect when the property was seized. Those "benefits" would -• include dues check-off, with funds taken in that form to be held in...escrow pending compliance by the- ; union;. Uses Labor Saving Devise To Feed: Over 2,000 Hens Xcw York. Aug. 19—(UP)—More than a thousand poulrrymen listened enxiously as. Elvin- Cox explained the latest "gadget on his Massachusetts chicken farm. It is «in electrical device which feeds over 2,000 hens-with a simile puyli of a button. Cox constructed -the labor saver from an electric fan and odd scraps of material. ; FATALLY BUUNED Boston, Aug.. 19—(UP)'—A South nd widow has been burned to death in a bedroom fire at her lomc. Doctors pronounced Mrs. race Moriarty dead on her ar- •ival at the hospital. She was 60•ears-old. About 4f~-pef cent' of the 'nation's 5omcs are heated by coal. Watcrylict, N. Y. CUP)—Brig. en. ^V. 'G. Gillespic. commanding Vatcrvliet Aj-scnal, iays U. S.-ar- rj'n^on a i"e enlhusiastic about the -Army's new -eight-inch howitzer and eight-inch gun. The 14-ton howitzer, which travels on" wheels, tiros five 200-pound projectiles a minute and haus a maximum range of 10 miles, while the 23-ton eight-inch gun, also mobile weapon, -fires 256 jxjunds of steel .aod high explosive a distance of £0miles. The latter -has-become known to Army artilleryman' as the "Black Panther." The howitzer, Genera) GiJlespie says, -'is highly mobile and can be moved over rough terrain, while similar German guns os.n bo moved satisfactorily oiriy over good roads'. The Germans, he points out, Have had to destroy a number "of their heavy artillery pieces because Uiey could not. move them fast enough in retreat. Citing the accuracy of the howitzer, General Gillespic says a gun crew assigned to destroy a, lower nine miies away scored seven hits out of 11 rounds fired. he located her mother who to be t>Je half-white daughter a New Ireland mother and father. The girl was born in Zealand, and Ulcn wcr.t parents lo the unidentified fie island. VOX GONTARD INDUCTED 'Nd\v York, Aug. 19—(UP)—Th^ brewery heir. Gert Plans Von Goa; t;ird. was accepted for military-jtr.'. vice Friday. An heir to the Aa- heuser-Busch brewing fortune,'VM Goritard was inducted only ia- days before his 38th birthday. Hi recently . was acquitted of COB-. spiracy to evade the draft. -..i Thought Pacific Isle Had Gone Hollywood Fayetteville, Ark.. (UP)—Sgt--H. D. Smith of West'Pork- always believed that golden-haired: white girls living among- natives on n" remote tropical island was only Hollywood stuff. But Sergeant Smith is now.con- vinced that it can be true—for. he saw such a- girl living among natives on rcmota tropical island n the Pacific. "For a moment I thought I was at. the movies; it looked like a. Holywood production." he related in a letter- to 'hi.s mother, Mrs. Ruth Covey. Smith said that while he was never able to talk to the sir!. KiiirnKvitif*n( nnd \VevldfnK- nine*. Su|icrl> rhonfloiiK worthy <if l^elr- llinr hoiinrnl mtmr. PIERPONT'S ItrurlNiorrd. Jctvelvm, : -.1 An>c>-lt-«:i Grm Society---••»» J3P JIA.MC STREK't ,. Buckmiller Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Telephone 4334

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