Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on August 22, 1944 · Page 5
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 5

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Tuesday, August 22, 1944
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1944 Less Poliomyelitis In Connecticut Than 1943 Health Officials Report NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS Page Five o- World War A Year Ago August 22,1943 Slight Increase In Number Of Cases For August Over Avcrag'o Year 1 Poliomyelitis 'infantile paralysis i is more prevalent Ihi-ouKliout the United SUiti's tills yenr th.-in In 11)13. During the first 31 weeks of 19-1-1. a total nf 3,092 cases of tin.-; ilisirasc won; reported in the fnitf<f States as compared with n ~i\t\ cuMfs Fni' tho same period in 1P-I3. This irici'cuse has occurred chii-infc' the t'ive-weel< period from July 1 to AiiKiisiri, Durlnpr tho first j 1 G. C. Murphy Co. •2li wooks of 191-1, 11,0-1-1 cases of poliomyelitis were reported us compared to :l,OS-l cases 1'or tho cor- ruspondinK period in 19-13. Connecticut, as yet, luis not o,\- pericticod any nnusual rise in the number of polimyolitis casus. There has been a slight increase in tho number of cases oC this disease reported during the of August this year over the' avernjje. This is not out of the ordinary, however, as poliomyelitis is 11 warm weather disease. Almost two-thirds of :ill cases of this disease reported in Connecticut since 1910 were reported during the months of August _or September. In'' 19-13, the majority of poliomyelitis cnsos within the state were reported from New Haven county, with the greatest number occurring in the city of 'New Haven. 'in .19-13, 51 cases were reported for the first two weeks in August; milking 11 total of 73 cases up to that time. This year 3(V cases have been reported in August and 'IS for the year to d:i.le. This year Hartford county has hnd more eases reported than any other county. Through August 21. there were 21 cases within Hartford county tn date has had 1C cases. Fail-field and New Haven county 7 each, and Middlesex, New London and Tollaiul counties one each. \Vindham county has been fri-i; tif poliomyelitis this year. Health officers of towns with ' '(By United Pros*} Allied air forces from North Africa and- Middle East join in a concentrated attack on railway yards around Naples. Italian radio announces that failure to fire upon Allied aircraft that flew over Rome Aug. 20 was evidence tjmt the city was undefended and was an "open city." Red army declares that 9,500 Germans have been killed on Aug. 21 in battles that brought Sovic troops big gain on all fronts. American bombers raid enemy air base 'at Bcaumont-lc-Rogcr France. In interview, Gen. John JL. DC Witt declares that the Japanese are on the run. "We are now on the offensive in the Pacific," he says. Nazis Embark On Seatrip^-To Prison Camp ENROLL NOW! 19<M Summer Course of private and individual lessons on tho Accordion. All lessons personally supervised by Doniunic Mecca, assisted by expert teachers who have been trained to teach the Mecca System of Accordion playinjr. Mecca Accordion School 203 BANK ST. WATERBURY I'liovi: -i-1-ii'i' l-'nr A iipoltiltiir summer camps within their jurisdiction' have been notified by the State Department of Health to suggest the prohibition of visitors to these camps..This will limit the association of children in camp with persons outside, thus lessening the chances of tho spcrud of this disease by tho unknown well carrier. Children kept In their usual surroundings arc less likely as a rul<\ to be exposed to disease than if they went to places or met people from communities where, poliomyelitis is unduly prevalent. Dr. Walter I. falter, Naugatuck health officer, today repeated his previous "warning against the congregating °f children in public places, saying . that every precaution -sliotild be taken to guard children against this disease. Conn. Women Have Packed Thousands Of Red Cross Kit Bags New Yorlt City, Aug. 22—(UP)— Conneetncut' women have packed more than 100.000 Red Cross kit hags for soldiers embarking for foreign service during the past year. Tho Red Cross announced that all work was done by volunteers. The kit bags contain shaving and sewing equipment and other necessities for the comfort of soldiers and sailors. BUY WAR BONDS'AND STAMPS ' ' > DROP PRESCRIPTIONS . . . one drop of the drug, Strychnine, in a concentrate solution becomes a deadly poison. Used in the proper formula, it ia an effective tonic. Many of the druga and chemicals on our shelves are of this nature. But by accurate and careful compound- Ing we guarantee your safety in filling your physician's prescriptions. Bring your next prescription to the CERTIFIED QUALITY DRUG STORE nearest you and Save With Safety I »KILL! Naugatuck's Quality Drug Stores Include: Donovan's Prescription Pharmacy 217 Church Street Tel. 4125 Albert R. Adams 2 Church Street Tel. 2680 Olson Drug Store 174 Church Street Tel. 3341 Naugatuck Drug Co. 1 No. Main St. Tel. 4288 Parks Drug Co. 67 Rubber Avenue Tel. 2854 Edward J. Sodlosky 411 North Main St. Tel. 4921 StreamliiB tliroii B li \valnt high wilier off the souther.! coixt ,)f Frmiec, jfroups of Mi/.i prisoner* prcp-irc to l)oi>rd an Amorlciiii UCJ for u trip to a prisoner o; war isnnp. Tlutsc Gi:rmuns won: |inrt of th<; .,<WO cjipturcd In the early KtiiirOM'of the riuw InviiMion. Offijial U. S. Signal Corps KadlophoM). (International.) Boston Man, Missing For Six Days, Is Found Boston, Aug. 22—(UP)—A 33- year-old Back Bay man who has been missing since suffering a head injury at a Nahant picnic nix days ago. has been found. Ho Joseph Kog-an, a Lynn General Electric company employe, who was located by police in a Back Bay apartment !j o u s e sever;'.- blocks from his home. Sogan didn't have a clear idea of how he was hurt, police said. but from the stories of witnesses, authorities believe- that Rogan was hit on the head with a brittle by a man who tried to crash the company beach party. Rogan now is being, treated for the head injury, and he will appear in court when George Cas.'ili. 33 years old, of Lynn, is given, a hearing. Casali is held in $3,000 bail in connection with the case. Spain made an .unsuccessful effort to recapture Gibraltar from the British in 172G. In 1779 Spain began, another three-year siege to regain that position. Marine Spending Furlough Here Private Vcrnon LaFavic of the United States Marine Corps has completed his basic training 1 at Pan-Is Island, S. C., and is spending a 10-day furlough with his wife, Mrs. Irene (Cota) IxiFavic and his two children, at his home on Cliff street. Private LaFavio is a. former employe of the United Slates Rubber Co. and. is well known in American, German Prisoners Of War Will Be Exchanged Washington, Aiiff-, 22—<UP)—' America u-id Germany will undergo another exchange of civili.-ins and sick .-jnd wounded pi-isonorH of w;ir alt, GoLeboi'g, a. Swedish port city. 'The exchange, to take place around Sept. 8th. wiis announced by the Stiite nnd Wnr departments. The -Swedish liner Grips- 'lolin is scheduled to le.-ive Now York in the next d.-iy or .so and is expected to return with the Americans late next month. Reserves of anthracite coal in the U. S. were set at JJj billion tons by the national resources planning commission. , „ ... .. ; That's ritfht,'s':is.thb./p)«ce I to. K° for handsome --giJU,- (jift» I that are treasured' .7u>;t o.:fow! slops' from . Exchange. 7 - T?lacc.! Drop .• Jn. We've been helping; Walcrbury/.pick girt« for'- 20 years! • '•-'• •:' " ' : "• "•'•"•£' ' OLYNE GLASS SHOP ' 2:1 ll.-irrl.ion AVC--' ••-• ,W*lcttniry YOUR .KVKGIJISSKS SIIOC C. H. Tomlinson BnlMInf ck, Conn. .STORK ciJOSED AI-Tx I>AY ICAC1I MONDAY nlJKI JULY AND AUGUST CENTER SQUARE BEAUTY SHOP 3 UNION STREET Sophie Rosko, Prop. .-"- i ; , ' _^_^^^_^^^^_ •' "- "•" Is Closed All This Week Due to Vacations of Personnel! i. * Will you be lucky enough to have a glass roof over your head You hear a lot and read a lot about how the post-war world is going to be a kind of wonderland ... A wonderland of tear-drop , automobiles, helicopters, clothing made from..coal, and houses from glass. It's all quite possible. It's all quite probable. But let's not forget that these things won't come free o£ charge. Let's not forget that America as a country .;.. . Americans as individuals . . will need money, and plenty of it, to make ''3se dreams of a peacetime world come true. We'll need money to "cushion" the changeover from wartime production to peacetime production. We'll need it to create markets for post-war goods ... keep factory wheels turning ... prevent depression. And you—you, personally—will need it for your own security in days of changing condi- 'tions, shifting employment. Today, you have that money. Are you letting it slip through your fingers? Or are you using it to help your Country win the war . .. and help yourself enjoy the fruits of Peace? Every War Bond you buy. and hold does both these things. Every S3 you invest now to back the Attack will bring you back S4 at a time when you may want and-need those dollars much more than you do today. So, keep on buying Bonds witb every dollar you can scrape up. Hang on to them against all temptation. There's no'better way to back up your fighting men. . . ':.'.There's no better way to be sure -of having, the good things, the good life, in the world, of tomorrow. • WAR BONDS to Have and to Hold This Advertisement is a Contribution Toward America's All-Out War Effort by The NAUGATUCK DAILY NE

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