Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on August 22, 1944 · Page 2
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 2

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Tuesday, August 22, 1944
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Page Two NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1944 Matters Of Interest On Home Front (By United I'ross) The United States. Britain and Russia, iilroudy nKi-Hod on the broiul outlines of u world secur- Ity ortranl/.atlon, an.- expected to soon take up the qun.-ftion of where to locnte the proposed new league. Some of the delegates at the Dumbarton Oaks conference *"'e believed ready to oppose a return 10 Geneva, thn homo of tin; ulil Unique 01' Nations. [I is pointed out thut Swltj:t;rlii.riil has remained neutral tlurlnj,' this war, and sonic United Nations will' probably object to setting up the oi't'anlzu- tion in a non-United Nations country. The conference is expected to si.-tlle such questions before turn- IMK to tho re-ally tor,),'h problem of what kind of t'oi-crs are to bu used to suppress fulun; nfTKres- :iion. O t h e r subjects that the Anioricim. British and Russian dflowitfjt will discuss may be re- vi'iiled in u conference press statement Inter In the day. The chairmen of the three dole- s,-atinnn - Kdwnrcl Stettinlim. Sir Alexander CadOKan and Andrei Croniyko — met yesterday afternoon to discuss arrangements and procedure. Their decisions will be announced to the full conference this morning. The talks prot off to a blp start with a ceremonial session yesterday. Representatives of the three- most powerful nations In the world promised to form u world organ- isation In which both lurjre and Hinall nations would be partners. Also In Wruihintftun --Donald Nel i.t,n is ivporJi-d to have consid- iin-tl ivsijjninK as War F'ruduction Board c-liairman because of his assignment to a mission to China. However, Nelson is said to Tiave chunked his mind after President Roosevelt's formal assurance that present reconversion policies would not be changed in his absence. Mr. Roosevelt issued a statement to silence rumors that he was sending Nelson to China so that the reconversion program r.nuld be adjusted to suit the military leaders. Nelson has set up his prtwnm for a gradual return to peacetime production over vigorous objections from the armed furoes. Meanwhile ,the War Department has remained silent at criticism in Congress over the promotion of an Army officer said to be involved in the Pearl Harbor disaster. Representative Ralph Church of Illinois has identified '.he lieutenant who allegedly Ignored u warning that Japanese planes wi-re approaching Hawaii as Kermit Tylor. Church says Tyler has been promoted to lieutenant colonel since the Japanese attack. The House also will soon be the set-lie of an investigation into the political activities of the CIO. The special House committee on election expenditures plans to launch the inquiry Monday by questioninK Sidney Hlllntan, chairman of the CIO political action group. At the same time, the House faces the last blj,' controversial Issue in the Colmer surplus proprty hill today House leaders expect action on the provision governing thn disposal of some 'I0-biillon dollars worth of government-owned war plants. First Nazi Prisoners Taken In South France **""?* -• ;y--fr*"'"", >-7 ; r"" > I . '' •••',(.,.• I > - "< -!• - -• *• , i • \ 4 .. . ' v - - «?v " V - , •,*' Bristol Company Public Relations Head Goes To N. Y. rir-t Ornnn nrl-iiini-Ti t» be taki-n in tin- Invasion of South France are mnrchucl along an unidentified' S ivler ,"ic. Mostof the prisoners won: J'olCH fo.-ccd into the German army.'In the bnckprround more V Iktl ,1 I s .s,- i,, on Hie beach bringing rrinl'oro.-iiiuiits nml equipment for troops already ostivb|l*hed Vimrr than trn miles inland. U. S, Signal Co.-ps Rmliophoto. (International Soundphoto) Germans Trying To Rescue Troops In Baltic States (Hy United Germans 01 Pivss) the eastern frantic troops rilVSICIA.V 1)1 KS Boston, Aug. 2&—(UP)—A widely-known physician Is dead at u hospital. Dr. William B. Breed of Newton (lied last night. He wa.K .'/I years old. Dr. Breed was an associate in medicine at Harvard •Mr.'dicn! school, and a former head of tho ou'-patient department at Massachusetts General hospital. A native of Syracuse, New York, he WHS a graduate of Harvard college and Harvard Medical school. HI,' leaves his wife and three children. Th front are making a new attempt to rescue their pocketed in the 'Baltic states. The Na/.i high 1 ' command has hurled six more Fanner divisions -•perhaps 00,000 men and HOO tanks —into the counter-offensive below Riga in Latvia. A Russian comiv.unique acknowledges that German forces blasted a narrow corridor along the Gulf of Riga coast to reestablish contact- with remnants of some 30 enemy divisions o.ncirc'.ed in Latvia and Estonia. Tho reinforcements are intended to widen that corridor and to keep it open. Moscow says the X:r/is are attacking with as many as -100 tanks r.t a time to complete the crumbling o: the Soviet wall from Jal- gavn to Siauliai. But that they failed to tear any big gap in the Russian lines. At another, vital poinT on tht eastern front—at the. frontier of Germany — the Russians are attacking East Prussian soU. However, the Soviet communique does not state definitely that Red army forces actually had crossed the border. Front dispatches indicate the fighting is limited to local action pending a decisive battle. Farther south — on the Warsaw front—Soviet tanks and infantrymen have plunged through German defenses northe.ast of tho Polish capital and arc preparing to smash across the Bug river to outflank the city from the north. As for the battle raging- inside \Varsaw--a Polish communique issued i.'i London ways Polish patriots continue to hold out in a number of strongpoints. Moscow dispatches still fail to mention the new Soviet offensive in Romania which the Germans reported yesterday. However, the Russians customarily delay announcing a new offensive until a major breakthorugh or victory has been scored. BEACON FALLS Correspondent's 1'lione 438-1 Local Sailor Home From Maryland For Few Days P O ?.-c William Baukat, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Baukat of Felspar avenue ,is spending-a few clays on leave with his parents here. The sailor at the present is stationed i where he is attending .school. Maryland. a sea mine Had Operation Kitty Heller' of Main street underwent an operation for appendicitis recently fit St. Mary's, Her condition is reported good. Service MIISK Wednesday The weekly Mass for service in en- will be sung Wednesday morning at St. Michael's church at S o'clock. Soap Plentiful Despite Big Army, Navy Demands Xew ' York (UP)—Despite tho fact that GI Joe uses tons of soap to keep his and clothes clean, civilians have had sulllcient to maintain tho American standard of cleanliness, Roscoc E. Ed- kind, manager of the American Soap and Glycerine Producers, COULDN'T .STOP \VHIST1.'E Worcester, M.-iss., AUK. -- —CL'P) —Residents near the railroad line between Oxford ;mci Worcester were mystified for a while last night. They hoard ;i locomotive going by with its whistle blowing steadily. While some persons prepared for SL blackout, others culled police to t'ind out it' the war was over. But the train crew reported at Worcostrer that they hud been tumble to stop tho whistld so they just lot it blow. says. In the last IS months, the Army has purchased more than 500,000,000 pounds of soap, including 37Ci,- OlS.SO'l pounds for laundry purposes. 'J5,500,000 pounds for 'toilet- use and 10,778,000 pounds of all- purpose soap. The Army also purchased 65.000,000 pounds for vari- us other uses. The Ncvy, '.end-lease and the A -15.000-ton battleship has about 20.000 tons of steel. American Red Cross also got huge quantities. In the first six months of :D'M, 17,16'!.53-1 pounds went for Icnd-lcsise and 3,180000 pounds were allotted to the Caribbean The Red Cross has shipped 75- Kmei-goncy Program. 000.000 cakes of toilet soap to American war prisoners since | Pearl Harbor. ' Industry also uses large quantities, the manufacture of synthetic rubebr calling for 100,000,000 pounds annually and the steel industry using 11,000,000 pounds n year to produce cold drawn steel bars find drawn wire. Millions of pounds also are required to produce shell and car- Forrestal Says War In Pacific lay Grow Tougher (By United Press) . Navy Secretary Forrestal says he believes the defeat, of. Germany will make no difference to Japan —that Japan will fight on. Speaking tit a news conference in .London, Forrestal says that Japanese psychology is such that the defeat of her Axis partner will have little effect on her own war effort. The Navy secretary further warns that the war in the Pacific is expected to grow even tougher us the Allies close in on the enemy homeland. He describes tho fighting qualities of the Japanese navy very good—despite repeated setbacks. Forrestal considers Japanese sailors well trained, tough opponents who—at '.lie moment'—are anxious to avoid a showdown battle with the United States fleet. However, he predicts that . the Japanese navy probably -'will" be forced into a last-stand fight when the Allies have pushed deeper the enemy's inner defenses. The secretary of navy indicates that-Japan has little chance to .replace the naval' losses she 'has suffered in recent months. He points out that steel production is a great limiting- factor in shipbuilding-. And be snj's the Japanese annual steel production is less than one sixth that of the- Onitcd States. FoiTestal returned to .Britain from the Mediterranean where he watched the invasion of southern Franco. The navy secretary praised .ill phases of tho operation. A recount of casualties in the Marianas campaign reveals that the Japanese paicT with the lives, of ten of their own men for every' American killed. • Nearly 5,000 Japanese troops are known to have died in the slightly more than, two months of fighting for Saipan, Guam and Tinian. Our losses were about -1,400 dead, more th;m 20,000 wounded and over 700 Emil H. M£rk, who recently accepted a- responsible position with tho Michel-Gather AdverUalnK Agency in New York city, was the guest of honor at a stag party held last evening at the. Kopper Kettle at. Hitchcock's lake by members of the sales. promotion .staff and war production committee at. the Bristol Company .where he was 1 employed for. the past two- years with the exception of a three- month period ' in which he served us a member of the tank destroyer i corps at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma', ! before receiving a medical dis- I charge., . . . ; Mr. .Mark, is a. graduate of Cros- i by, class of '38, and ' was • an 'outstanding' acquatic star during his schoolboy career. He was .graduated in 1942 from' the i School of Commerce,. Ncw^ York' university. . . While at the Bristol company Mr Mark was in . charge of. public relations, was secretary of the company suggestion system ..and- u member of the war bond and war , production committees. He was.the originator of the slogans the various p'lant committees during! the very succcsful war bond drives and other patriotic campaigns conducted at the factory during the present global war. Mr. Mark, will assume his new duties on Thursday of this week and was presented last evening with a leather .br.ief case by his fellow workers.. Those attending the testimonial were J. A. H. Peterson, Alex Nolde, Paul Anderson, Edward J. Ahern, Ax«l Siindin, J. M. Lutxc. John Kearns, Ixjuis Vander EyK,. R. W. Tooley, Harry A. Reed John Cheplick, Carl W. Thompson, C M. "Whitney, Norman Lindsay, E. Clayton Skelly and Mr. Mark. Marshal Retain Reported Arrested By The Germans Geneva, Aug. 22—(UP)—The 1 Geneva Journal has printed u. special edition reporting that Marshal Petain, the French chief of state, has been arrested by the Germans. According to the story, Petain was taken into custody last Sunday morning at the Hotel Pare in Vicby. The newspaper says Marshal Petain- was taken to an unknown destination .in G'c r m a n y. Two French -military officials, General Bridoux and Admiral Eelhaut, are said to have been arrested with Petain. Actress Mfyrna Loy Granted Divorce From John Hertz tridge cases, lubricants. textile, leather and There are an estimated 12 million horses in the "U. S. Decorated By King- George f %v »* riTiitiiinfiid I h f * r rlnur* fnr thrlr tlnrm>i«M i»f nunl- I».v r M I y 11 UK n tt il <> rn f t«init UN h I |i. PIERPONT'S Hl'MrNl'T''*! Jl'tVI'llTH, 'lfm*rlr!in fii'ni Nor'i-fy inn M A \i» s'l'iir: in 1 .NICHOLS, Ijiiiioiit K.. "I Allcr- ron Farms. Nautwtuck. Funeral Thursday at 2 p. m. from Buckmiller funeral home. Burial in Grovo cemetery. Buckmiller Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Telephone 4334 Sailor Held For Trial On Murder Charge Old Lymo, Conn., Aug. 22—(UP) —An "S-yenr-old sailor—Francis' Higgins—will be presented before j the next session of the state su-j porior court to answer charges of slaying- a Portland war worker. j Hig-gins was bound over to the | higher court without ball when he I pleaded not guilty .to charges of' slaying Ida last August 3rd, A coroner's report yesterday 1 found Higgins criminally responsl-j hie for the death of Miss' Sienna, c • Hollywood, August 22—(UP)—j Myrna Loy, the perfect wife of movie romances, has written off i her second real-life marriage.. Miss Loy received her decree yesterday in Cucrnavaca, Mexico, form John Horts, Jr., the New York advertising executive and automobile rental magnate. .They .were married two years ago, only six days after Miss I-oy divorced her first husband —film producer Arthur Hornblow. Jr. The actress and Hertz separated last March. In her suit. Miss Loy charged "incompatability of character." Wanted Part or full time help, male or female. No experience necessary. CITY BAKERY .171 Maple Street TEL. 3B78 Lt. Gen. Jacob U Jlever.s, deputy supreme Allied commander In the Mediterranean theater, is shown hoinjr awarded the title of Knleht Commander of the Most Honorable Ordnr of tlia B«th by Kinfir. Ci-orirc. tliirin;-: tin- Uritish monarch's visit: to tho war fronts. The X;ivy officer looUinjr mi in llu- luickprround is unidentified. (Inter- iiatloiuil) BVY AND SAVE , AT TUE HIGHLAND GROCERY 92 HIGHLAND AVE. T»=;L, 4880 •'. ROCCO RADO, Prop. Prompt, Expert WATCH & JEWELKY REPAIRING William Schpero Jnwclor 180 CHURCH ST. — 1 FliRlit Up — 10-JAR. CANNERS $5.98 - Also CANNING .JARS •nml ACCESSORIES NAUGATUCK HARDWARE NEARY BUILDING Tel: 5212 ' SKTRT or PANTS FREE with order, thin .week only. •Church St. S PARENTS Your daughter will need spe- clajixed-training to hold a (food position after' the War. Now Is the time .to '*• New classes in Secretarial, Bookkeeping and Office MKchine courses begin Wed., Sept. G. Get Free Bulletin. POST JUNIOR COLLEGE ;i OXFORD BO AD Tel. 8049 MILK — EGGS Delivery To All Parts Of , NaURutuck \fttttf fffttttttffffHf< Only 48 Cases Of Infantile Paralysis In Conn. This Year Hartford, Aug. 22— (UP)-In spite, of, the nationwide increase In the number of infantile sis cases—Connecticut lias fewer cases this year than last. The state health department reports that only 48 cases of the disease have "been reported so far this year;' Last year 73 cases were listed duririft the same period. Of this year's total—21 cases aro reported In Hartford county, 33 cases 'from Fairficd county and nine from New Haven. .About 135 'million necltljcs are made in the' U. S. annually. Six Acre Lot On Maple Hill-Kd: Sold According-' 'to a warranty ideed filed at the town clerk's office ft lot., of about six acres, on Ma-pJe Hill road, was sold by .Frank and Frances Struainski to Joseph Lena Kiocld. STRISIPS •wrwwt et» TVW«»~ ^f CENTER ST. Holland Furnace Co. Furance cleaning >vith big power suction machine* Alao gas proofing and furnace repairs. Navgatuck 5*29 Waterbury 4-1OO* 746 East Main St.. -^ : Waterbury, Conn. He's the Central Office Maintenance Man-ami a vital part of good telephone service. He keeps the central office equipment in good working order.! _ t • i The speed and accuracy with- w]iich he does-his job have a great deal to do with keeping telephone service flowing smoothly — especially these days when the wires are needed for war. THE SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND TELEPHONE COMPANY "Please limit your call to 5 minutes" when circuits to distant out-of-statt points are crowded.

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