Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on August 26, 1944 · Page 2
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 2

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Saturday, August 26, 1944
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Two As We WERE SAYING..! London economists figure that .\HM-rlcan candy bars will In* cheap after tilt; war, :iti will shewing Ktim, pi-aunts, lilan- Isi-ts. shot-*, factorli-s, ships, ia;iways, fo'r they will he umnng tin- fid billion di'llarjt worth of surplus Kiiiuto Untie Stun must di»*|M)se of. •• Did you know the "tin can" Is not a "tin" can? It's n "stool" ran. with P« per cont of tho latter mi-till, but 2 per cent of tho former. Tlii- American fllthtcr ni'i'dn and i;i-ts •> l-l pound* of fond daily, nr I I-'J tlrni-M what we K«-t— i|iii>siliiii wln-ihrr we need it— at home. A ivcent trial boring In Texas sank an oil. wull 15,000 foot, tho greatest distance !n history thtxt num hii.i reuch'ed below tho enrth'M surface for modern !!i> per cent of .American doctor* —Including top-flight sprelallsts —an- now In the Army. Tho woll-dressc-d mun of the future may be able to wear a new suit every clay in the year, discarding his oltl one like a paper towel when it's soiled. The trick will b>- nchiovcd. according to [•'orbus, through the use of thermoplastic fiber cothcs, made by p;ipi-i'-maklng techniques. lie hue! to have $2IH> lit onco. lint where ciiulil he gi't it'.' And how critild lie |iay It bark on S.S." •-. M'l'eU 1 / One of the hoys in the shop suggested Nauga- l.ufl< National's I'KUSONAL LOAN DBI'AKTSfKNT. He str.p[!i-cl ill the next day and filled out ii loan application form. Tweiuy-foiir hours later he had our check, and the nner- gi-nry was ini-t. Now he Is taking a whole year to repay the liiiin in small, eorivenleiit montli- l.v installments, that he can easily spare out of hJ-4 vvii£-i-.s, and the ln'm is unstiilir him only Si; per year per ,SliM> horriwi'il, Tnis <iase is typical of hundreds t'lial have tome tu Naneatiiek National's 1'KKSON.AI. LOAN ni-M'AKTMKNT. It may he similar to yours. If It is. gi-t .VlH' loan application In. Ymi can wrlie. phone '"Hi;, or call. In buying a money ordur recently to pay his income tax. a man ftllod out the- application form to: "Collector of Eternal Revenue." Today's anecdote: AM old moun luirieer win on his way to town He decided to ll-e the lieu- highway that had .jii.-»t lieeii com- | pleted, .lust as he was tihoiit to slier Ills horse onto the road, an autontotiile whiy./ed l»y. Th<'old man had never before seen orb; of these new-fangled machines. Open-niniithecl hi- stared afler It. Scarcely a minute passed when, following In close pursuit, came a motorcycle cop. The old man was astounded. lit- muttered In himself, "U'ell. Ipy goi: U'ho'da thimk that thing eould have a c-olt!" CIT Joe is manpower to tho gov- fi-nmnnt, expendable lo thu geri- i'1'al two more feet to the- quartermaster, a replacement to the company commanclui', a gold- hcick to his first Horgount, a nhnw-hound to hbi moss ser- gr-ant, n target foi- hnrcl labor to his corporal, a hero to hi.s idrl. a shining cxamplf.- of an American soldier to his family. Weather Uiire : iti lias determined that the first tlilni; two million I/. S. business men do on picking up their morning paper is to look at the weather report. Two members of nn old fraternity who hntin't 'soon each other in many moons, paused to ox- clianfri-- the mystic grip and a hit tj': gossip. "Mow's Bill thesft diiys?" "Oh, he's much improved since his operation." "Operation? Didn't know he had one." "Oh, voah, they removed u brass rnll that hud been pressing ugainst his foot for years. THE NAUGATUCK NATIONAL BANK Momhor of. Fnileral Jlcpoult In.siiniiirtj Corporation ^***f*f++f*++* +++#*++++0+ + *** + * + \ I Wanted J < % J Tart or full time help, rr.a-lc or» « fomalc. No experience necessary.* NAUGATUOK DAILY NEWS SATURDAY, AUGUST Wallace Says Roosevelt Thinks He Has Chance In Maine Bidclcford, Maine, Aug. 2G—(UP) —President Roosevelt thinks there is a chanco that the Democrats may carry Maine this fall—accord- Ing to Vico-President Henry A. Wallace. \Vul!aco quoted the prosi- clent during u brief address in Bickleford. Thu vice-president .said that Mr. Roosevelt made his statement a short time ago during a political conference. Wallace made a plea for unity between farmers and labor as one moans of averting a post-war depression. He said that one of the things the United States is fight- Ing for is full employment and cooperation of all types of Americans is the only way to achieve this goal. , Wallace said that farmers and laborers must Insist with business men that they have a right to their Jobs. The vice-president said ho was touring Now ISngland to advance the cause of liberalism nnd to discover tho post-war hopes of residents of thu section. Letters From •I Our Readers Nuugatuck Dally N-ews Dear Sir: * : I very recently received a very nlco little address and memorandum book from you. I am at a ioss as to who has entered my name in your list of service mon but I am truly grateful. As you already know I guess, this little book will come in hamJy, There isn't anything I can aay to account for the typo of duty our' .ship has. '. ' . This Is n touchy subject; but maybe tho ship's name will sug- gost something. I can say though, that I sure will-be glad to lake up where I left off back in -good old Naugatuck. California is very beautiful but I guess nothing will over co.ropare with your own backyard. I don't know if this little note will repay you for your- 1 'kindness and thoug-htfulnoso but I hope so, Hope to sec you all soon in Nnu- Decision Of War Department Stirs Authority Of Director Vinson Is Questioned Washington, Aug. 27— (UP)— Tho authority of Fred -M. Vinson. director of economic stabilization, MIS boon questioned by the War '^abor boa.rd. v Tho \V-I^-IJ wants to know whcth- >r or not Mr. Vinson is ompow- •i-ocl under executive orders to ap- )ly .-'anctions against the Anier- can Federation of Musicians for ts refusal to make records for hree companies. The economic stabilization clirec- or Is authorized to direct Sclec- gatuck. Yours truly, • "BILTY 'McDERMOTT (By United Press) The War. Department's sudden reversal of its decision to let the Socialist party broadcast a political address to servicemen overseas has .'stirred up Republican criticism. Two GOP Senators—Homer Fer,- fuaon of Michigan and Kenneth Wherry of Nebraska—charge -that White House pressure was responsible for tho about face, Ferguson says the Socialists should appeal the now War Department decision directly to the president. Wherry has called for a Senate Investigation of War Department decisions. The Socialists had asked permission for tho -broadcast on grounds thai President Roosevelt's August 12th speech at Bremerton, Washington, was a .political'- ad- dreaa. The request was based on the soldier vote law -which pro- Plants Critical On Help Are To Receive Preference iv Service, the War Manpower 'ommission, or the attorney gon- ral to take action against corn- ianies or individuals who inter- oi-.-.- with war production. But tho musicians union con- ends that the war effort is not in- olved in the refusal to muko rec- rds. Hartford, Aug. 26—With the manpower problurn confined to certain critical plants in certain areas, the War Manpower Commission in Washington todfly announced that it has taken several necessary steps to insure manpower for "must" production. Stato Manpower Director William J. Fitzgerald announced that the necessary steps v.-ei'L- effective this week. Mr. Fitzgerald said that beginning this week "and -periodically hereafter, War Manpower Commission headquarters in Washington will report to its regional directors specific names of firms highly urgent ir. the immediate wor program that are behind schedule. These firms, ho said, will bo given priority in all local action taken by regional, state and area directors. The Suez c:mal has no locks. a sea-level waterway. It W c rln K <tmimMi(f 1 h <• N f> lovH.v r I help fineness 'of <|iinl- Jty. *l vllntc nutl <>rttf 1 Mil lilt. <« hi|>. PIERPONT'S A mr rl rf i ii < ; i- in S in- Ir t y ir.ll II.WK STKKKT Silences Jap Guns With Sweet Music Chungking—CUP)—"Music hath power to soothe tho savage breast," the Chinese learned in the recent battle for Myitkyina. A public address system was used to broadcast music and news to Japanese troops, who -generally held their fire while the broadcasts were on. .One news report, however, apparently contained something obnoxious to the enemy, for they im- niodiately replied with a heavy artillery barrage. A captain in the front lines grabbed a field phone and called back for a change to musical records. As the sweet strains of music again drifted over tho lines the Japanese barrage was silenced. vides that if one presidential candidate's speech is broadcast, to troops, an equal time ,It requested .must-be-allowed all political par- tics with candidates In • at luast six weeks. • . -. . . . 'Yesterday, the War Department announced tnut It would jrrivnt the Socialist party's -request—ap- .parently agreeing that Mr. Roosevelt's Bremerton speech .was political.- ..• • . -. • ••'. . -.. - • But six hours, later, Assistant Secretary of War Joseph McCloy rescinded the action.•• McCloy i declared that the -president's Bremerton report was.: .not • a .political speech, ,., . . '. ... ... . . In Denver, the:-Socialist -presidential candidate, Norman Thomas, declared that the -president 'cither directly or Indirectly ruled that his own speech was-not a political talk., Thomas termed the War. Department's ,-reversal, "unfortunate but not surprising." World War A Year Ago August 26j ,1943 (By United PFCHH) United States and Great Britain grant limited 'recognition to the TTrcnch. Committee of -National Liberation; -Washington uni j London recognize committee • of Gen Charles dc Gaulle and Gen! Henri Honore Giraud as administrative authority for French'overseas territories for the war period; • but-not as a,'government of "France nor fo the French Empire, Other Allied . aircraft -.continue constant pouncing of Berlin for the third successive night. American X,Ij<htriirigs make a surprise raid on Foggia, Italian east coast rail 1 center.- Red • 'a'rrhy -continues to pursue retreating Nazis west of Kharkov; one Russian column drove 170 miles boyond-.Zerikov, captured by the Russians on'Aug. 26. • Blind Man, 75, On Tiny Income Chicago — (UP)—A 75-year-old blind man recently completed a iome he built by hand, financed by'19 years of.-saving. on . a $2 weekly income .from selling shoe- aces. . ' , • : Emil'-Jorgenscn started saving money for a house after the winter-of 1914, when he had to live over.a coal shed nnd found it ."awful cold,".he explains. "I -made.tip my mind then and here it wpuld .never-happen again. I'-was going to have my !own home." . . . Kor 19 -years he -saved all he could from a total weekly intake f $2. In 1933,. he was able to pur- •News Of The World In +^ff++0+ff+**ffWf**^«**'* • • ••••-• • French Patriots Gather FjorJDrive On Germans Capital Winner t, not far from Brest, for 111.-, weapons which w..-r.- .JroppwJ to (haa^ i,-s. C. S. Army Sign-il Corps Ifcidioplioto. (International ftOundphoto). Maquis On Hunt For Stray Nazis __ i_.i i n 1 -tsi. • •*"—* .*.'* i.W\J,- II V ->Vt»3 C\*SIV LW J^ui •-Meanwhile in Congress-newly- ' chase hi3 .. plot . of ., and . roivS45 . Fivc passed House and Senate bills pro- . ycars '. Jater hc bou ^ ht $75 worth vide that the proceeds from,- the „,••„_.,„. „_,, <,,„,.,.,„* ,„ v,,,i, H sale of proce some 75-bIllion dollars' Bttckmiller Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Telephone 4334 GAUON AVERAGE SKIRT or I 1 ANTS FREE with ordi.-r, tills week only. 100 Church St. DEEN'S worth .of 1 , surplus government property will be used !to 'reduce the national debt. But the House and Senate faces tho. need for compromises .on many provisions of the two measures. "One of the biggest differences is that the Senate has put tho property disposal machinery under an -eight-man board, while the House has rejected a proposal to substitute a board for a single -administration. Elsewhere in Washington— The new chief of the war pro 7 cluction board — Lieutenant-Commander J. A. Krug — is trying to weld the /strife-torn agency into a single unit. Taking over the WLB yesterday, Krug threatened to fire any olttcial who engages in future verbal brawls. Meanwhile, Chairman Donald Nelson is reported to have told friends before leaving on his trip lo China that If he returned u> the WLB at all it would be only temporary. HIRACIE WALl FINISH COSTS ONLY s">98 2 PER CAU.ON G. C. Murphy Co. ISUY \VAI4 BONDS AA'JJ STAMPS Flour Mill Offers Cakes To Couples Wed 75 Years Minneapolis (UP)—As part of the celebration commemorating tho 75th anniversary of the founding of thet Pillsbury Flour Mills, the company will hono." American couples who were married on or before 1869. : Plans call for a gift'of a wedding cake to all couples whc are observing or have observed their diamond wedding anniversary. Population statisticians have estimated that in the United States there may be 250 or more couples married 75 years, and tho company has called on the newspapers for aid in locating them. The company is interested In-.the life stories of persons whose marriages have spanned the same era in which Pillsbury grew from a single mill run by Charles A. and John S. Pillsbury In Minneapolis into a vast commercial enterprise now directed by J a grandson, Philip W. Pillsbury, of lumber and started to build. He suffered . many setbacks. Once his supplies were stolen. Another time a. completed roof was burned, ; "I had to pay cash for everything," Jorgensen recalled. "Every one thought I was being ridiculous. 'A blind man building a homo,' they would say." But today, six years.later, Jor genscn has a home—a lace-cur tained white bungalow with two bedrooms, a living room, bath, kitchen, plus a deep dry basemen »nd an attic. The blind man il though he never had ar.y building experience before, has even installed the water pipes, electric wires and heating plant by himself. A native of. Denmark, Jorgensen came to the United States in 1887. In 1907, after, the death of .his wife, cataracts 'formed on both eyes, leaving him totally blind. Since then he has lived alone. As an insurance against loneliness in his new homo, he has installed a radio in the living room, kitchen and bedroom. Smart Fall DRESSES Wools - Crepes S895 CITY BAKERY 171 Maple Street TKL. 3078 Electrical Supplies Lighting: Equipment HOMIl '.KM WITH BOMB!. Victor — Columbia — Doccn llecord* SWAN ELECTRIC CO. 15 CHURCH ST. TKI,. 2574 For Jx-pcndahlu Auto Insurance Sets Union City Insurance Agency V. Ito.Mko. Agent « Union Street T«l. 492H-2H52 "Clync's of Course" j That's right, dyne's is the place { to go for handsome gifts, gifts \ that arc treasured Just a few? stops from Exchange Place, \ Drop in. We've been helping} Watorbury pick gifts for 20} years! i CLYNE GLASS SHOP } 20 llnrriiton Avo. Waterbury? 17!l>'|7i'm Fornnce Inspection 1 XVijili SERVICE S'o OH gat I on Waterbury Heating Co. 33 Spring St., Wthy. 4-WT8 Phone Us! A ROOM YOU COULD RENT TO A WAR WORKER? Do It Through A News Want Ad. Gall 2228 TODAY "IT'S PATRIOTIC" Alice From Dallas . Gets Loyal Stipport Dallas, Texas fUlP)—Informed quarters have long felt that the practice of naming airplanes after feminine acquaintances would lead to trouble, and trouble is indeed brewing here in a dispute over .prior rights to -the name "Alice From Dallas." Tho original "Alice From Da]-, las" is a.Liberator well known over Europe, having -.flown almost DO missions. The pilot, Lt. Mark Hughes, named the. plane for his wife. Now the ship is about to be retired, and in New Guinea, Lt. Mark I-iodgorf is going, to name his ship "Alice From Dallas," But the family and friends of the original "Alice" don't like it at all and are considering legal action-to keep the name exclusive. They believe "their plane" has made -such a great record that -its name 'should be protected. French Maquis of the French Forces of the Interior, armed r'.'j gun> j-iipp'iivl by th<- Allies, are shown on a truck as thoy £ot ou'Jto hunt stray Xa/.is noar Arcrentan, Franco. About .50,000 of th<> FFI BO liberated Paris after four days of street fighting. Not* 1 the Crow of l,orr-.iine on ilm truck. U. :?. Signal Corp-; Kadiophoto. (Internateil ''• Soundpholo) - I One Took Peace—One Took Fi Australian Wife Likes Sheer Hose Alexandria, I^a. — (UP) — The first Australian wife of an American soldier to live in this section is Mrs. William Carl Her.son, formerly of Melbourne. She likes America particularly because of the length of the skirts, the added make-up and the won- 'Se'r'ful stockings. "I haven't seen such sheer -hose in years." Mrs. Hansen is here with her ye'ar-old daughter to be near her husband who Is a sergeant sta- tioned'at Esler Field. She first met her husband while riding horseback on her father's farm near Melbourne. Three months later- she had broken her , engagement with her Australian finance and had married Henson. Appropriately named is this shapely ymmg la<ly. Shi-'s Vi.-nus Knmoy, 11), of Washington, 1>. C., and has just ln-on chosen over a largo field of oruil^slants to n-p- rrsi-nt tin- natiiin's oapiUil in tho coming Atlantic Cily lo select Mis? America. (International) Joyous Reunion s-V King Miehao. of Romania, unconditional surrender terms, is showa here' In on c of Uie l«rt fr E i,iire.> 10 IK (ak-n u-ith O:-.-:. Ion Ai!toiu->cii. I'IH- OU-KM iiremier, «« K «-as reported floeinar to G.-rmai,y, They wore rovi.-wing the-troo|»l" which .Michaol has ordered u, lay down arms. (International) Nazi Bales Out Marseillaise A Froiich soldier who has returned to his native land with the Allied invasion forces is reunited with his mother in Alon- con, France, after It liberated .by French and Yank troops. U. S, Signal Corps photo, (international Soundphoto) Anzio Hero Weds A vein of lignite coal, containing an estimated billion tons, extends through North Dakota and- eastern Montana. Prompt, Expert WATCH .& JEWELRY William Schpero Jeweler 180 CHURCH ST. — 1 Flight Up — ; GREAT OAK FARM! OXFORD ROAD Tel. 5049 J MILK — EGGS -{ Delivery To All Farts Of } As his piano hurtles on without him, a Luftwaffe fighter pilot tumbles earthward, hi* parachute >iot yot opened, after hi s jn-: 1(1!) plane vas, attack.vl hy a U. ••S. 8th Air Forc<; pilot where over France, photo. (International) so me- Air 1'orco. -Following their marriage -at Red Hill. Va.,- Pfc. Alton tV. Knap- penhergcf kisses his Ifi-year-old bride, the former Ruth Elckhoff. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for ma- chinc-Kiinninp CO Nazic on the An/Jo beachhead in Italy. (International) yo'tod opera star Lily Pon» "l^i Jlarseillaise" at a ccl«*f' ••lion-in Xc\v York city m*"* 1 ** tho liberation of Varls by t*» :Fronch forces of the Many members of the •colony left the street* •ehwrclies to" pray »* the was 'Tccclvcd. (tnlcrni»Uoiii»l) i .

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