Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on August 23, 1944 · Page 2
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Wednesday, August 23, 1944
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Page Two NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 The Marne River Is Back In The News After Many Years (By United The Mtirne river 1 buck In Uio With General Patton's troops i-ncirclltiK the sccno ot the first jtrcut buttle of the Mnrne. in Srpti-mber of 19U. Thrre—(ilonK tho shores of the •wiiU'-flowlnjc river that rlse.i on thi,- pluntuuu of UxnKru.i, uiul flows in :L wltlu viilloy into tho Seine— history hus been made beforu. in 191-1, Allied armies first halted the rapid and apparently re- Mlstloss Gorman hot'clu that had plumed through .Buljfltim and noi-thi-rn France. It was just before dawn, Sep- tf-mbi-r 3rd, .191-1. British aviators Jn their huk'-shakey crates flew over tho surly waters of the .Mai'nn, and reported that German troop.-i ware crossing thu river. tn thi; days that followed Allied .force* alonj; th<; Seine and Marne won- tunsu. Tho Germans thrust ftu-ward between Verdun and .1':iris, I'XpOMlriK both flanks. That was thi:ir first mistake. Hut they made another mistake - line they wen; to repeat 20 years later. They ovt-r-ustlmatt-d their initial success—and undeK.-estiv mut.-d the flRhtlnj; power of the Allies. . t^itf.'r, tho German jrcnorul Von Kuhl ..-ri-portutl: "Ni-ither the supremo command nnr Army hi-uilciuurti-rs . had the ri'iiiuti'Mt iclcii of an Immediately Imminent olTunsivi- of thu whole Ki-om-h army, The «rent offensive mi the untli-e front came us a rompli-ti 1 surprise. N(i siKi>. no prlsmnur 1 !! stiiti-nu-nt, no news- jmpi-r tattle hud Klvon warning of • it." A ft-w days later, on September !ith, at i<:'l5 !>• '"•• ""' French o-nmiimmlor chaiiKed his orders from "advanco" to the word " plir- Slllit." I-'dur years later, the shores ot the Mar'nt- were the backdrop for thi- crisis of that war—the second lia'ttln of thy Marne. There—the Germans made their i'inal hit! for victory. On July Iflth. Jinx, thuy launched u last offen- jsivi! in "the Rhulrns area. Three days later. the German thrust v/us hurled Imek, It was no: tho German's supreme last effort, nor had it the lir-ci.-iivu e.t'fuc: claimed at til-- Time. But it was the turning jioint—the climax—when a Gorman horde mot Its defea_t In ISIS. Today, with American troops fighting along thu Marne — WL- ask iiur.-mlvos: Is ttiis, once aKain, to be tho scene of an Allied army i.leulinK a powerful death blow to a once-arrogant German army? It wan at Fontalnebloau that American units made one breakthrough in their drive to encircle Paris, and roach the Marne. J-'oritalnebleau stands In a forest- -fin ancient chateau whose ur- iKin is unknown. THere, kin«s and queens through centurii.-s have courted, inti-i^uod, and ruled. Throtiffh the spacious wooded tracts of, and its maju'esrlc old chateau, have sauntered Francis I. Henry IV. Louis XIII, Napoleon. Louis XVIII, Louis .I'hilippB. and Napoleon III. Adjoining Fontainbleau chateau is u park covering 200 acres, pifli-ccd hy a canal datlnK from ihe ri'lKn of Henry IV. On the ncirth hank of the canal, a vinery of white grapes borders thu waterway. This land around Fontainbleau Is one of the most beautiful wood- IK! tracts in all France. •Sandstone quarries furnish part fit the paving for I-'url.s—oak. pine-. In-con and birch trees flourish In lovely prot'uNion, Yes--and Cor jjeneratolns—art- ists. Kroat and be^'lnnlnf,', have «-[im*- to Frmtalnbleau to paint. Tciday, Allied soldiers havn come lhe:-e not to paint, but to fif,'ht. HOW JAPS WILL LOSE STOLEN EMPIRE J APAN should b» stripped ef the Kuril* itlandt, ceded to her by Russia in 1875; (lie Bonini, colonized by the, Japs and annexed in 1876; and the Ryukyu it lands, stolen from an enfeebled China by the Japanese in 1879. F ORMOSA, selied from China In 1895, and ,the .Pescadores Islands, taken by the Japs during the same year; will probably be returned to China after the war. Volcano and, Marcus Isles may become Allied naval-air bases. A FTER Japan's victory In 190403 war with Russia, the Japs got Manchuria's Kwantung prov- . Ince and the Karafuto half of Sakhalin- island. Kwantung will . be claimed by China and Russia will want 'Karafuto back. J APAN 'slyly converted Korea from a protectorate In 1905 to a colony; in- 1910. In 1914, the Japs seizecl Tsing-tao, German- leased' Chinese-- port. The latter will, relurn'to China.' Korea Is »• become free and- Independent J APAN reaped a greedy reward for her participation in World War I on the side of the Allies. In 1920, Oermany's Marianas, Caroline, and Marshall islands were turned over lo the Japs under a mandate. This time, America may claim rights to these vital I N the 1930's, Japan began her big-lime aggressions with the invailon of Manchuria in 1931, occupation of neighboring Jehol In 1933, Invasion of China proper in 1937, annexation of Hainan and Spralley Isles In 1939. Shaded area shows present Jap hold on China, P OST-WAR Japan will be but a shadow of its former self. In addition to the loss of all territories she acquired in years past, she will lose the rich empire she seiced in the southwest Pacific and southern Asia. Present Jap-held area in .these regions is shown in the adjoining map.. When the Allies finish stripping Japan of her ill-gotten gains, there willbe no such thing as a Jap empire. Alt that will be left of Japan will be her original chain of home islands as indicated in inset map. They will be subject to vigilant Allied bases on every side. Di-maml for horseshoes in 19-12 was twice- as great -as In 1941. Mountbatten Said To Have Suffered Injury To An Eye New" York. Aug. 23 — (UP)— liidio News Commentator Henri- Taylor (Blue network) says Admiral Lord Louis Mounthatten nearly lost an eye some weeks ago. Taylor, who says he got the story from a. thoroughly reliable source. Kays Mounibattcn—Allied commander in the China-Eiirma- India area, suffered an eye injury during an inspection trip. A branch of jungle thorn struck and gouged his eyo. But, says Taylor, the sight of the eye was saved by the skill of an American surgeon who performed an operation. Dog In Brookline ; Mass., Has Been Left $100 A Year U. S. Treasury Pays Off For Charred Bills luvHy «llii|l- rrn f (« in it hi It 1 1>. PIERPONT'S Kt'lf JM<4T('<I ,» mvrlcidi li.- I.-.U II,\M£ . IIIKIl J»KI. VKCCHIO —Mm. ,fo.4i-|>liln<> cit' f.C Rtiilroad avenue, Buncon Fulls. Funeral Friday at S:30 a, m. from Buckmlller funeral htimi! to St. Michael's church. Jjeiicon Fulls. Bur,iul in St, J.'inifs' cemetery. Buckmiller Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Telephone 4334 Portland, Me.. Auff. 23—(UP) — Of course, Taffy isn't as wealthy as Buster the cat in Erooklino, Mans. But, the rod spaniel dog doesn't have any mare financial worries either. Taffy was willed S100 a year from the $23,000 csL.-ito of his master, Dr. Henry M. Swift of Capo Eli/abuth, who died AUK. 18th. The money is to see that Taffy KCts irood care ihn rest of his davs. Funerals Funeral of l-nmnnt Nichols Funeral services Tor I.iunont E. Nichols, «9, who dinci Tuesday at his home. Allcrton Farms, will be held Thursday iu 2 p. m. at thu Bticltmiller funeral home 22 Park place. Rev. Kichard Baxter, who is serving ns rector of St. Michael's Episcopal church this month, will officiate. Interment will be in Grove cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p. m. today. FINDS ANOTIITSll KOG INSIDE Hungry Gobs Perk Up At Sight Of LBK's «>• I>ON SWEENEY Unitml 1'ress \V:ir Corri;s|>on<l<!iit London (UP)—Of all Ihe queer nnd ugly crafts participating in t'.io tremendous job of supplying the Normandy beachhead, perhaps ll-.e queerest and ugliest arc the LBK's—Landing Enrgc. Kitchen. But the sight of these flat-bottomed, top-heavy scows is a pleasure for ihe hundreds of crew members of other craft who are rushing tons and tons of supplies from the docks o:' merchantmen to the beachhead supply clumps. To these men they are the "sailor's joy" for there's Always a hot meal to be had Cor ,-. hungry seaman on board. LCM's and LCV(P)'s come alongside the LBit's and pick up containers with j full meals for their crews. One LBK can supply hot meals forever five hundred men and there arc ten of thorn lying off the coast of Normandy. Each of them has :x complement of twenty-five men. Thirteen oC them are cooks, nine arc seamen and three stokers, The kitchens—-as one might expect of Navy craft — are spotless. The equipment includes all the latest g-udR-ets for.' turning out a Ini'KC number ot meals in a minimum of space. The stoves are oil- fired and are surrounded by auto- r.iaiic potato-peelers, refrigerators, mixers, etc. One barjre has been assigned the job of baking bread for Ihe, little ! '-hat they had lost the $00. The fleet and is turning out over one •'secretary explained that 20- cents thousand pounds per day. Its chief i was deducted- as a service charg-c. cook IK proudest of the fact that j in the whole of the last month | before takinj,' the new assignment : his kitchen used corned beef on the menu only once— and then disguised in a moat pie. KnnkcLkeo, III, (UP)— Londos Taylor declares that the old say- iii'j.,', "ashes lo a;,hes and dust to dust" is usually true, but he knows oC one instance, at least, in which ashes returned to money Londos and his wife had scrimped and shaved ,590 which they intended to 'spend for a we'.ljcarned vacation. Then, while houslclean- inp. Mrs. Taylor accidentally tossed . the worn old ,wallet con- Uiininfi the S90 in 'currency into a pile ot" rubbish which she was burning. Too late, she realized her mistake. When Londos <:amc home slid lok! him all about it. The latter carefully rummaged around 'in the embers and ' found remnants, of -the wallet but there was noih- ing Inside except ashes. He sent the wallet ar.d the ashes to Secretary of the Treasury Henry Mor- ponthau, Jr., at Washington, with his hard luck story. Taylor admits that he never expected to get the money back because it was, destroyed through carelessness. In fact, he regretted sending tho ashes to Washington whor. someone told him it was a crime to destroy or deface- United Suites currency and he might be inviting a sojourn at Alcatraz; Within a few' days, however, Taylor and his wife received a chock for $89.110 from Mr. Mor- genthau who wrote that enough of the ashes were present to prove Secretary Hull Hopes Poles May Settle Problems Washington, Aug. , 23 — (U P) — Secretary of State Cordell Hull says he still hopes the Polish government in exile and the Polish Committee of National Liberation will be able to seltle their problems. Hull's statement comes on' the heels of reports from London that Ihe Polish premier is trying to talk his cabinet into accepting o new Russian proposal. The So vict plan is said to propose Chat eastern Poland remain in Russian hands—for which the Soviet Union would "extend Poland's western frontiers to ihe Oder and Neisse rivers in Germany. Kankakee. Ill—(UP)—Mrs. Josephine Ma/.'/.n couldn't believe her eyes when she picked up an egg the size of a goose egg in the nest of her White Rock hens .Breaking the egg, Mi-s. Maraa found the white of ar. egg and another complete egiT—shell and all. Texas Housewives Busy On Food Canning Project Austin, Tex. — (UP) — Texas housewives each week are processing more than 400,000 cans of food in 000 high school canning centers' sponsored by the state's vocational agricultural division. If stacked in a single line, the clivisio nostimated ihe containers would stretch 20 miles'. Texas' quota is 2.4 per cent of the nalior.'s war canning program. By the end 'of the year, Texas housewives will have processed about 7,500,000 cans—a CO per oont increase over last year, the division computed. Man Declared Legally Dead Is Alive And Well Now Haven. Aug. 23—(UP)—A Lor.ft- Island, Is'ew York, man-— Henry Fency—has come'home to New Haven to discover that he is officially dead, Penney—who didn't believe H— nskod for an explanation. His • brothers and sisters told him he was declared legally dead two years afro when he coujd not be located to claim his share' ill the estate of a deceased relative. Fcnney luf.t New Haven in 19215 and his fdmily lost track of him. It will Lake a court hearing to restore him to life—legally. Permanent Food Organization Has Been Proposed 'Washington,. Aug. 23—(UP)—The interim food commission — established at last year's Hot Springs food conference—has proposed a permanent United Nations food and agriculture organization. The chairman' of the commission, L. S. Pearson, says the organization would be set up to provide ultimate world wide freedom from want 1 . The plan already has been submitted to •!•! uniied and associated nations. If it is approved, the food and agriculture organization will become a part of post-war pcacp machinery. PRISONER ESCAPED .Fort Devens, Mass., ' Aug. 23 — (U P)—Authorities are seeking a German war prisoner who escaped from FortDuvens—the fourth now at large in New England. The fugitive is Oskar' Maohlniann, 22 years old, 'who was reported to have been in Boston a few hours after the escape. A truck driver told police he gave a man with a heavy German accent a ride as far as the downtown section. But Boston police haven't been able to find the escaped prisoner. Furnace Inspection SERVICE 01 ,S, on Waterbury Heating Co, 33 Spring St., Wtby. 4-64T8 Phone Us! Dewey's Adviser And Secy. Hull Confer Today (By United PrewO On the homcfront, plans on how to keep the peace may be eliminated, as party issues in the November campaign. The Republicans intend to do some kibit/inf at the big power conference in Dumbarton Oaks where Russia, American and British delegates are working out the ways and means to prevent future aggression. Governor Dewey's foreign policy adviser —John 'Dulles — will meet with Secretary of Slate Cordell Hull today to discuss the American plan for' -a world' peace organization. The GOP leader is expected to suggest a few changes,' although both he.and; Hull agree on the main point of the' document—thai military force must be available to crush immediately any attempt at world domination. Dulles made plain that both he and .the GOP 1 presidential nominee cxpucf' to be- kept fully informed on the progress of the big power conference. He said he would j remain in Washington for the [ duration of the peace talks if Scc- | retary Hull requested his pres- i cncc, , Meanwhile another GOP loader— National' Chairman Herbert Jirownell — arrived in the nation's capital for a. campaign preview. He is scheduled to meet with Republican senators and representative.* today lo discuss plans for getting party control of both Houses in next year's Congress. ' Though GOP spokesmen reported the prospects look prtty encouraging, they will have lo win a dozen seals now held by Democrats in the Senale to obiain numerical control. However, t):eir chances are bel- ter in the lower House—where the present scoro is 21G Democrats mid ^ja Republicans. On Capital Hill, the Senate has taken up the problem of how lo dispose of over 300 billion dollars worth of war goods. Debate begins today on a bill selling up an eight-man board to administer surplus' property disposal. Yesterday, the House passed a measure placing- Uio lask in the hands of a single administrator. A conference commiuee will probably be formed lo work out a. compromise agreement after the Serr- ate'measure la passed. Bradley Admirer Thorc's nothing more than :i. soldier—and when the soldier is Lt Gen. Onmr N. lintdlny, commander of U -8. Ground ForceH In northern France, his admiration Is Imimd- II-SK. The «-ener;U stopped for a. while In St. Urice to chat with the youngster shortly after thc> hard-driving American force* had taken the town. (International) War Workers And Vets To Be Trained For Peace-Time Jobs Hartford, • Aug. 23—(U P)^ workers and veterans soon will have an opportunity to receive slate training for peace-time jobs in the post-war-world. The Connecticut Rc-employmenl commission says it plans lo begin pan-lime courses to train ex- servicemen and. war workers in various non-manufacturing fields. The courses will be giver, after working hours so that war workers may participate in the program, and will include various phases of marketing, sales, n-ades and service. Strike Of Truck Drivers In Detroit May Stop Production .Deiroit; Aug. 23— CUP)— A strike by 100 intcrplant truck drivers in seven Briggs Manufacturing plants nt Deiroit today is threatening to throw 30,000 employes out of work. The drivers, who transport necessary war materials, arc striking for wage increases similar to those granted inter-plant drivers at the Chrysler plants. The Eriggs planls are operating on reserve supplies. However, it was understood production migni be stopped enflrely if Ihe truck drivers strike continues. State Income From Business Taxes Declines Hartford. AUK. 23— fU P)— The state income from .corporation business taxes is declining: considerably as a result of war contract, cancellation and renegotiation of contracts. The U-LX commission reports that receipts from business taxes^dur- inp- July drouaed to $190.000 compared with $330,000 for July of last yen r. The commission soy's ihe downward trend probably will continue. INSURANCE MAN DIES Reporter Finds Weather On Rationing- Basis, Too Omaha, :Xob.— CUP)—The United Press reporter, telephoning for the daily weather forecast, groaned aloud when the prediction promised no break in a blistering wave. The weatherman was impatient. "You have t& lake what you can get these days," he reminded the perspiring newsman. "There's a war on. you know." | Hartford, Aug. 23—(UP)—A vice- president of the Tr:ive'!c>-s Insurance company—Benedict D. Flynn —has died at the age of G-l after a brief illness. Mr. Flynn had been associated with Travelers .for 46 years and was a recognized authority on 'group Jife insurance and pensions: He was .1 member of the board and acluary of ihe company. NOTICE! TO OUR XAUGATUCK STORE CUSTOMERS! I Due to vvnr time condition*, \ve are compelled to clone our Xau| gutuck store. CALL, us I For the day our Route Man will ho on your street Free Telephone Service For XaiiRtttuck Cimtomcru Call Enterprise 4700 SHAtETT-LUX Caundcrcrs — Dry Cleaner* .28 E. Main St., Waterbury ; , Main Office & Plant, 1 " 22 Walnut St: Ext. Wutcrtoun — Naugatuck Middlebury BUY AND SAVE , AT THE HIGHLAND GROCERY 92 HIGHLAND AVE. TtfL. 4880 HOCCO IIADO. Prop. Prompt; Expert WATCH REPAIRING William Schpero • • •' ,r<nveler 180 CHURCH ST. — 1 Flight 'Up — Cash Waiting FOR YOUR USED MACHINERY Table Saws, .Tointors, Band Suws. Lathes, Motors, and Kleclrical Appliance* Phone 3-5030 WATERBCRY Ask for MR. AXDREWS Wanted } Part or full time heJp, male or J female. No experience necessary. ^ITY BAKERY 171 Maple Street TEL. 36T8 GREAT OAK FARM * OXFORD ROAD Tol. 5<M9 MILK — EGGS Delivery To'All Parts Of SKIRT or, PAXTS FREE • with order, this week only. DEEN'S 100 Church st. Education for Profit Coiirsi-s for Secretary, Account- :int. Typist, Comptometer lUl d Much i DCS. Apply For Fall Term No»THE PERRY SCHOOL Brown B |d g . Wntcrbur, BEACON Voters To Be Sworn In Saturday From 5-8 P. „ A meeting-'" of' selectman,. '{ clerk .and registrar* O f will be held Saturday from m. at Town Hali for the fm.. of swearing In new voter»'-'it5r announced this rnorninp. '- ; The board cxpccta a r naturalized citls^nn and ol natives who have . reached their twonty-firxi blrUifc" *' lv take the oath. Action may »j^ 5f be taken on some requeux-for•'•)•' f- privilege from local rc»!dent»,'t I' tho Bcrvlce. • '•'"•' *;• The aelcctmen are JUlpjj ;jj. ^ right, Christian HeisH, and ConlJv V\- Klcrnan. The registrars ar« j^ fe John Donlan and Ruth Cwroli S-Fred Curtis is town clerk. ' ^ Jtonnployment Group To M* A meeting for the organlw of" a rcemployment committti retui-ninjj servicemen -will be hue 2; 1 at Town Hal! Thursday at 8 p. e '£• Major C:Uc of Ha.-tford -will'pfj. £ side. All interested are asked !c f-' attend. _ ' : :,;; Beer Drinking In United States ^ . fy Has Increased '* "5, ' Washington, Aug. 22 — (UP) - : Deer-drinking in the United has gone up—by some harrn'.s-.i month. Tho bureau of internal r*v« : reported today that July' 'prodac- • u'on of domestic fermented EH.". . liquors lotaled 8,000,000 bwnli, . slighly exceeding th» amount coj. ' sumcd. In July last year, I«K ; mi:iion barrels were brewed 'VK ; consumed. " ; The Uniicd States also U a-;' porting more beer than in ISC. Exports in July, 1944, totaled JC 000 barrels, compared to 38,000'::;. July a year ago. . Women comprise an eslitr.aUd Xi per cent of ihe war industry forces in the United Stales. CREAM a pint Alwoyt dvliciout. YOU makwony flour in 2 minute>i. PUat*' oik your 133 Howart Str«T, Sett Beautify your homc| We recommend Murphy D»-Ct« y Enuncl for «-be«utiful finish of 1*1 ;• enduring we«. For the maay bb? 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