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SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 1944 NAUGATUCK; DAILY NEWS Col. Lyon's Former Pupils Now Famous By AXNI<; C'liAVKV (hilled J'i'i'SM Stuff, CorN-M|K>ndPiit Kug.'iie. Ore. (UP)—Col .Robert M. I-.yon. LT .S. Army, retired und now living in Eugene, doesn't say, "I knew him when," but, knew them when." and ho menus ("Jen, Douglas MacArthur, a for mer classmate; Gen. Dwight ICis- i-nhowi-r. Gen. Omar Wradley, Jr., and I.t. Col. Henry J. F. Miller, sill former students of his. Colont'l '[-.von was In MacAr- rliura class at Westpolnt, '03, and lioth went to the Philippine Islands Mfti-r graduation. .1-1 u remembers MaeArthur as the most popular nuir: in the class. Upturning to West' Point to If-uoh in l!ill-IJ, he had lilsenhow- <•!-, Hradley and Miller In his history and Uietlcs course and in military 1'iigi net-ring. "Kiseahower, I remember distinctly HN u big, straight, wqiiare- shotilclcred boy who would stand up In the recitation room and look thu instructor squarely In the eye us he made his -recitation. Kg gave one tfui impression of power, Usability to do things and to slum! on his own two ft-ec." Colonr-1 [.yon recalls Bradley as "anothi-r of the same type—tall, lanky, it good scholar who took his work seriously. [n athletics he was a bull player and. as I remember, an excellent pitcner." Miller was also in this class of Mfi and Col. Lyon rocogni/.ed him by his picture, but had no special eiiniment to tnaki- about him except "he was a classmate of lOlsen- howcr, Bradley, J'iyder, ilcNiirm.-y und others who have made u high place for themselves, aiu! was us- sigiii'd to the cavalry upon grudu- Skipper Gets New Mate At 84 Page ; Five Holds Down Many Jobs On Home Fronts Paratroops Block Foe Reserves HI-CUIISO N'l-Yoar-t.ld Haixr Captain Uohort L'eudliiuii lost Ills bear>i\Ka, di'Splte many yt-ar.s of M-U irolng, while steering for the Now York city marriiiuc license huri-aii, his romance with' Mrs, Johaiinu Apprl, (i~. uuiiii- tit llt;ht and hen; you si-e "Apples", mill "Daddy" ready to he spliced. Tin; vi-lrraii seitiiuui (tot n llnJu off eoiirw. In |o- Hit- m:irri;iKV license cli'rl; and nverlooUod a few of tin- new- foriiialltlL-s causing a slight delay in tlio arriiMKiiK-iit* for tin- i-eri-iiiuiiy. (Inti-rimtional) Had Ailvi-nlun-M, Too C'olonel lA-on himself has led an rulvcnciirc'soniu life. He served in tin- Philippines, ( ns u lieutenant colonel in France during World Win- 1, in Cuba for two years, in Hawaii two different times, taught at VVi-sj Point three times, and WHS commander ff the KO'l'C unic at the University of Oregon for I'nur years bei'oiv his retirement in 1SM2. Hi: was spending his fife in En- Kt-m: peacedily, taklnK modern histui-y and InnKuafji- courses at tht- university, when tho neutl for teachers in the ASTI J ugain brought him Into service. Although, the program tins closed down, he has remained on ;Ue teaching staff,- conducting a cla.ss In "Kecent Cermiuiy" during the siininu-r session .and he will again ti-aeh soldiers if any arc sent lo th« university this full. Elects 450 Canes Over Half Century Seabees Adapt Jap Gear For Own Purposes IVashlnjfCon (UP)—The versatile Henbft.-s continue to live up to their n-ptitation for making useful gear out of discarded ec|iilpmcnt, I.!. Comdr. Anthony VV. Van I.«'i-. Civil Engineer Corps, of Ch-vy Chaso, Mel., rercently reported on how the St-abees huive roll u i 1 t «ntl remodellt-d equipment captured at Japanese ba--es in the Hubert »ind Marshall Islands to meet their own requirements. "At nt-ai'ly every baso. Japanese ImlkliiigH, vi-hiclcs, tooU or materials, have been used advantago- ously," Van L---ei' said. Hr told of ono Seahee battalion, I'eirnirKtndt-d by Comdr. Froemont <!. lillliot, OP Aberdeen PI,, Clay- tun. Mo., that repaired Japanese trucks and motorcycles salvaged nt Tarawa and took them vtl with their regular gear w.lion thc> moved to ICwajalein. In another instance, a battdllon li'd l>y Comdr. Frank M. Cressoy. of ri33;" East Broadway, L,omg Beach. Calif., rebuilt a Japanese lathe, a drill press and a power "hacksaw when it moved Into Roi- Pittsburgh—(UP)—Sonjo people prefer collecting stamps; some shoes; not a few rare antiques, but William A. Hutchinson of Ttir- ent,um has collected, within the last -IS years, odd and beautiful canes, -many with highly interesting backgrounds. In his more than -ISO-odd canes reposes one once owned by Horace Gi'ccley and was a combination gun-canu used w h e n Greeley "toured" the then wild and roaring west. But probably the prize possession of his whole collection is the cane ho bought in Mexico City in 1890, and which was responsible foi his one-half century hobby. Hutchison said ho bought it the day after attending a full-fight from a peddler and found it had been made from the defunct horns of "el toros" of the previous clay's battles. Practically every country in the world is represented in his odd collection, and seven of the -150 odd canes are in.'ide from the woojl near the birthplaces of Presidents James Buchanan, James Monroe, William McKinley. Abraham .Lin- coin, Thomas Jut't'erson. George Washington, and Calvin Coolidge. Mot a few of the canes have Washington associations r.nd one, our first president cut himself from a Long Island pine. Not all of his canes represent the historical. Present-day events are signified by ninny of his masterpieces. He has carved a cane from a mulberry limb taken from Ccn. Dwiglu D. Eisenhower's Dennison. Tex., birthplace. Says Shock Victims Need Cool Place Pittsburgh (UP)—Charles^- '3£. Chance is inissing nb/.oppoirtunl.ty to bo a^home front hero.' ''.•**•'$'*'*'\ y ' A veteran ol' Wprl-'d'^JSyar-.^I, Chance .served as ah''.aii;j'faid' warden, a military ballotvcanV.asBicr, a war bond salesman -und-'ia- presently devoting three' hours';weekly*as. a nurses' aid- in thu : -nicn.'s':,a'.wards ol the .Presbyterian hosplial; .where ' he recently linished a coxirse'/Eivcn. to volunteers .in nurscs>:.;£ra'irilngY.. Chance's life is closolyMxjund/Vto:. war, for- he 'has a son, \vlip-. 1 Js-;.an.' Army sergeant, a daughter .seryi.Djj." in the Wa'cs, a .son-in-la\y.'\vithl t'he- air forces' and a. daugiitOr^ilri-Juw stationed with the M!irin'os.'''in"'.*$6ii-'' dlcton, Cal,, with the' ranit/of/-p.i'i':' I •' vale .'Irst class. ' .•'- ; ":iWv&l™;$£''•/'. Vv'ith' all tiie.se 'voluntconVtliiWcs', 1 ' Chance continues his. rogulai'j'jbccu- pation'in real OHtute^liia'i'voc&tlbn 1 , 1 for the past 35 years. '^^S?'•-: '•'' Chance discovered,. 'thc^'sh'ortaijc". of .nurses curlier tb'is yeai-.'vlrliijn'-"H5 was u .patient, in a locar-hospltal. Combining h^'s-experience- of' nursing Ills-children through. the usual childhood illnesses with his later hospital training, .Chance hus helped lighten the . burden' at,tho hospital. Chamorrc Kid Gets One Wish And Loses One AMKKfC.VS CANAL namiir. They are using the chin«-K so siiccoNsfully that ' probably thev take thorn Along when (hey move to a new base. Also at Tarawa, Van Leer reported, a Seabi-e maliitoronce unit (•ommnnd.-cl by Lt. Clarence D. A't-r.-ismlth. of -M02 5-lth . St. SW, Seattle, Wash., rehabilitated a Jap- Jint.-so fccnei-ator to ftirnlbh the main block of power on the Island. ICK SHORTAGK JtUI.IKVKD Hartford, Auj,' 19—(UP) —Ice ' Texas To Relax Bans On Hunting- Antelope Austin, Tex. —(O'P)— A kicky group ot Texas hunters this fail will got a chance to kill legally the llrst. antelope permitted to be shot in the -state since 1 DOS. .Relaxing temporarily its conservation measure clamped on because of the dwindling antelope herds, the Game Commission is going to allow fiOO hunters to kill one antelope each. The commission estimates there now are about. 7,50(3 antelope in the nine-county Trans-Pecos area of the state where the hunt will be held. Those desiring to take part in the hunt now are sending in their SO special license fees to the commission, When application deadline arrives next September, names of all hunters will bo put into a jar, from which 000 names will be drawn. These will be the lucky hunters, while the license fees will be refunded to the unfortunate ones. The Trans-Pccos section covers about 19,770.2.10 acres, several million acres of which will be the scene of tho hunt. Owners of the vast, ranches have co-operated in the conservation program. The ; amc Co.'nmiasion has required that hunters pay the rancher on Cleveland -(UP)—Tn experiments conducted by Dr. Harold D. Green, associate professor o:' 7)hy.siolo&'.v at Western Reservu University here, it was shown that f shock victoms may be revived if kept in an atmosphere where the temperature is DO degrees Fahrenheit. Dr. Green said that if treatment with blood plasma or other means has been delayed too'long, death from shock usually results br.causc shock victims have been moved into a warm place and wrapped in blankets. He asserted that this treatment is wrong. Dr Green induced shock in animals under the. influence of an- ,anaesthetic so they would i'ecl no pain. During this state ,he explained, the blood cells become more concentrated, legs swelled, heart boat increased and blood .pressure in the arteries 1 wont down. Death, ho .s.'lid. occurred in from. W minutes to '12 hours among 25 of the .20 animals on which the experiment was iried A similar., experiment, he said, was tried on 14 other anTmKls, except that it was conducted in a room with a temperature IS degrees above freezing. Nine, sur- yived inde/lnitely, ho said. "These experiments," Dr. Green said, "suggest that In the treatment of shocli victims injured Ky crushing weights, it might be better to leave them in as cool a place as possfblc compatible with reasonable comfort. Dcdli;im, Mass.—(UP)—:Tho first caiuil built in America is believed to be Mother Brook in Dedham, constructed before 3G-10, to c.irry the waters-"of thu Ch.'irles and Ne- ponsct' ri voi's Mnto the town. U. S. postnge .'-•t.-inips . h.ivo used flag emblems sinue. 1SC9. 'J'Jio role of piiral.roopcrs in thf invasion of tin: south French coiist grows in importance us the fir-tails of the landings :irp rovculcil. As iji«'ii.sioii forc«;n c07itinnn to smash their way Inland ami extend llioir lieauhhead.'i, attempt.* o f the enemy to rush up reserves arc reported lifijng oinstiititl.v liliickr.'d l>.v tin; para troop forces, :is illiliuilei) on tin- map. 'Cutting-of <:ommiiniui<ion lines; 'aiding the l'r«.c French f(ght.r:rs :in<) ('iigii^iiij; in ;i l.hoiis.-ind hazardous missions are on th<; schedule. Fall of St. Tropi-7. and a smash on Toulon highlight recent developments, (fnternatinnal) ..By Sg»;. BUVON Marine Cor|is Coinhat Corrcspondc-nt Guam (U P)—When Marines sl.ormed the beaches of Guam a Chamorro kid c.-illcd "Pole 1 didn't ma.kc I lie landing on his homeland. Pete \vas .1 Marine corporal who 'spent the first 17 years of his life in Guam's largest city, Ag.ina. Ho went to the United Suites in 1M7 for a college education. Since the war began, lie has hn.d two objectives in life: to help free his people, the Ch.-imorros, oj' tho Japanese yoke and to learn to fly. While aboard a Navy transport bound lor Guam, he realised his second desire at the cost of his first—his orders for flight training came through Pete left the ship just before it started on the las IOK of the invasion. He headed for an island bas^ and AmoiTca. f NOTICE!:TO OUK XAUGATCCK S'1'Or.E CUSTOMERS! Urn; lit war tini': cv>n.'iLi<>iiM, wi am compelled to clow: our Nan Utiiiick Mori;. . •'•".-•' CAM. US.. For Ihfi day/our KoiiU: Mnn wil IM; on your: v&W.V/''• •' ' Free For Naiixaluck Cusloinitm Call Enterprise-4700 SHALETT-UUX K. Main Jit-,- IViitariiui M;il» Office. A I'hint,. 22 Walnut St. KxK. \V'al<Ttou n .,— . S'aiiguUich Mi<Jdli-l>tjry Summer Dresses CLKAJtANCK : xonxAno ivot Roclfford, II!.— (UP)—Three Rock ford policemen were jfivcn medical aid for injuries received while inkins Mrs. -Mar>,'iQ Stowo, | _ . , I George Luce in She was charged with breaking Detective William Laird's fflnsse.s, cultinjr him about the face, breaking a leg of Officer Oin.ir Show.iltcr and kicking Detective the head. The offi-. 19, blonde, to headquarters in n j cnrs a i so charged th.it .she broke cur following a tavern argu-' a window of tho squad cur. Holland Furnace Co. Furance cleaning with big power suction-machines. Also gas proofing and furnace repairs. — Telephone — '.."»':" Naugatuck 5629 Waterbury 4*1OO3 746 East Main St. . , Waterbury, Conn. WON'T UK CHAKG'KD Hartford. Aug. IP—(UP)—Victims o!' the circus fire who were treated at Municipal hospitrtli wil not he charged for treatment unless they request it. This decision vvns made by tlie city board nf welfare commissioners fitter a rco ommendation from Mayor Mortensen that no bills be sent out to patients hurt in the fin 1 . It has been estimated ihot in the period from 1S20 through 1031. the number of immigrants reaching the U. S. in all point.-: ot entry, totaled about 3S.2:i<J,000. company spokesmen report that lei- shipped from Massachusetts i y has definitely relieved the serious [ ? shiii-tv'igt- in the state. .Some 'llf, I $ I LI ns" or ici> were moved Thursday I z from Pittsfield, Fifteen tons were ••"•nt to Hartford, eleven lo Water bury and corresponding amounts '<-> other towns. State officials promls,.. that the' shipments wil w Continued as Ion;,' a* needed. whose land they hunt $25 each. •About 3.000 miles of Cuba's mil- way system 1.-,-owned by sugar com- I'W ni-pendiihli- Auto Union City Insurance Ag-ency V. ItoNko, A ,'i Union Street Ti-l. ' Prompt, Kxpnrt WATCH * .IKW15I/RY HKI'AIIIING William Schpero 180 CHURCH ST. — 1 Flight Up —• "dyne's of Course 1 ' That's right, dyne's is the place to go for handsome Rifts, gifts} that are treasured Just a few* «J steps from Exchange Place. Drop in. We've been helping Writerbury pick gifts for 20 \ CLYNE GLASS SHOP ; .» 39 Iliirrlson Ave. Wntnrliury J •**^ GUKATI'JU SKUVICK from ymir clothes when :iro cleaned rrgulHrly liy «iir t'XI'isrt workmen. I'rompt scrv- • iee. 5 lliry \ D. LIEBERMAN 20 CHURCH STREET 10-JAR CANNERS S5.98 Also CANNING .JATCS and ACC.KSSOIUKS NAUGATUCK HARDWARE NEAItY nUILDING Tel. 5212 Electrical Supplies Ligfhting 1 Equipment KOMI) 'KM WITH BOMUS Victor — Coltimhia — Dec.c.-i Kecordd SWAN ELECTRIC CO. 15 CHURCH ST. T.KI-. 2.17J 3-l-rc. sot. Silvi>r-|ilati-d l'"i«tivf;ir. Svrvicf (or C CKCDlTfjfWfLCU ot.»t,'M«l«,Sf. _ 4-210. BUV VVAli UO-VDS ANO SXAMPS i YOU1C EYKGLASSKS SHOP C u • **• Tonilinson N'cnry OulUIInff Conn. «3k»p--£r.!r rW it would be to Amen were struck -~ bonds EM uour invasion CLOSED ALT, DAT I'JACH MONDAY 111/RINU .JULY AND AUGUST is a Contribution Toward America's All-Out- War Effort by Tin?' . ' • ' "*" ' > V if _ tv' - . DAILY NEWS

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