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Naugatuck Rangers Hold Two-Day Bivouac Over The Week-End Near Cornwall NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS Stage Dramatic Thriller In FarJs Streets WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 by I.i ways, th'i' Event Proves To* Be One Of Most Successful "Events Held By Military Group (By I.T. .I.WIKS \V. THOMPSON) •I'hi! bivouac of Sa'.urtlay and :-'.inul:iy was urn- of the outstanding event.-." nf tho Naugatuck Rangers haw ever undertaken. Tho weather Saturday afternoon was uncur- tain, l.ut Sunday »'"s '"Ml for the .•vi-niM planned for that day. Tho .llivouac was at the bountiful Hous- alonif Meadows Statu Park near Cornwall Bridge, Conn. There were eleven cars in the convoy that lott Naiigatuck and the trip was carried t.n without any trouble. Tho motorcycle escort of 'Pfc. Held. .Pl'e. Terry and Rangers Urban and iliam.-arli'did its usual good job Many thanks to Mr. Taylor who is in chargo of the Stale I'ark for his help and assistance. Welcome to new members sworn in at the bivouac. Rangers Fenton Morton and Martin 'Rail. Congratulations to Corporal Gue- l:ikis and Pfc. Hayes on their pro- mot ions. Tin- story of the bivouac is a v.'i-y interesting one as it proved tli.!' local unit well ready to act un- ili-r all conditions. They arrived at the area Saturday in time to bo \v.-loomed by a heavy rain storm, hut [h.- boys' went ahead with their job of getting the camp rt;ady. The ii-nts went up a.- 1 if by magic, and in no time lit all Mvss Sergeant Hehlmati assisted by his son, Iliingi'r Kehlman, Jr.. hail the evening moss well under way. The ivintn layout was very Wfll planned ieu't. Harting and he, as al- dul a line job in seeing that •ramp was well located and the well quartered. Tho Fluff detail of Lieut. Thompson and Corp. Valois assisted by the willing hands of many .Hangers had Old Glory flying in almost no time at all. and the Guidon given ih.- Hangers by the Cotton Hollow club was t'lvlng proudly at the end ,,[• Company street. Sorgt. Pichulo ill.I a tluo job of handling camp at- faiis and the men should all be vry proud, having a llrst sergeant, who thinks mid plans for the comfort of the company as he did. The guard detail also handled by his olllr.e was very erllcient. \Vu must not forget Captain Fred Baker, who was tin hand at all times to supervise the- various otflces and M..-U that they were functioning pn.pei-ly. His usual good nature and smile was an Inspiration to the ollicers and men and no clonbc had much to do with the success .if the iivi-nt. Our .Bugler, Ranger [.citton, made his first appearance ami did M swell job. Keep at it Leonard. The manetivei's Sunday morning under Lieut Marling and Lieut. Thompson with Sergeant Val>;u:h.'s and SiMjrcant Krampltz ac-liiig as judges were very good. Corporal .U'oostur and Corporal Valoi.s were leaders of the two groups. Corporal Vorcoski in charge of sports had equipment on hand for the enjoyment o!' the entire giotip. Hi; also did a splendid job i.r the special Sunday morning detail. A Softball game wound up the .spurts program Sunday afternoon. I'l'e. Hayos was in charge of I\rst aid and was on hand to take cure of the men in case of injury. Corporal Valois had his Indian pumps tilled arid ready for action In casu uf llru. Tn closing this section Capt. Maker, Lieut. Thompson and Lieut. Hurting wish to compliment all the ,N'on Corns and men for the manner in which they conducted themselves during the entire trip Camp Items Of Interest, Or Who And How'' VVlio put the frog in Pfc. Anderson's tent? \Vho was pounding stakes all night V Who was sawing wood 'ill night near the moss sergeant's tent'.' Could It have been the sergeant Who was seen crawling through the weeds towards the camp tiro at .'!:fifi .-' m, in the morning? Was it a scout? Who was It that shut off the heat earlv Saturday eve.nlng? Who was i't that polished nil the cars in camp and why';' Who won tho Softball game? Is it settled yel, boys':' Plow did the Mesa SKI. prepare the beautiful meal Sunday noon? How come they used the Sultan's Tent for a guardhouse? .How does Capt. Baiter make the | trout bit. on a few liltle feivthorsV ! He go: two nice ones, ; Who asked for the comb Sunday morning" What for? How do you use an electric razor in camp':' Who carelessly loi'Kol to brin the Sky Hook? Who followed orders .faithfully and tried to find it? Join the Rangers and gel good training and have fun too. iiy the wny, we mentioned Cr.pt. Baker was making plans for something— Well, here it is. Nauga- ttick Rangers will sponsor a clambake Sept. 17th for the entire third uattalian, C. S. G. and C, 3. G. V. K.. a! Schildgen's Grove. More about this later. There will be no drill this Sunday for the Rangers, the next drill being scheduled for Sept. . r >th at 7:30 p. m., Tuttle school grounds. Big GI's And Huge Rations Awe Chinese HUV ANIJ SAV.K AT TIIK HIGHLAND GROCERY 92 HIGHLAND AVE. TOT,. 4S!IO TtOCCO KADO, Prop. j GKKATEK SIOKVJCi; } ! from your vlnllirs wlii-n they » 5 arc clfiiiu-il ri-jtuliirly l>y our » } expert workmen, 1'rompt serv- » D. LIEBERMAN 20 CHURCH SiTIlEET DID YOU NOTICE.. THe Seal Estate Ads In Yesterday's Paper? If Not, Look Today! 15Y JOHN HLAVACKK United I'rivss Stall 1 Corri'spomli'iit Advanced American Air Base Somewhere in China—lUP)—Al- though many ' American soldiers have been traveling in this sector for the past year, tho Chinese continue to be amazed at the size of our QIs and the amount of food they out. This fact was brought home to mo the other day whun after a four-hour hike I arrived at, a railroad station dripping with perspiration. I asked and wns given permission to remove my bush jacket. Employes of the station olllco remarked on my size and asked whother all Americans were that size or were Americans at home smaller. I assured them that people at homo were tho same size tind some were larger. They next admired my GI shoos and remarked that Americans had good leather shoes, while Chinese soldiers marched in straw sandals. I tried to explain that American equipment is the best that car. be had—almost the opposite of Chin^i. 1 equipment. I was carrying a fow tins of rations, one of which contained coffee. I opened it and made coffoo in my stool helir.et. They asked mo whethr the tins came from Amorica. V/hon told they wore shipped and flown to our forces everywhere, they looked awed. r got the feeling they were wondering what the Chinese army would bo like if it got the same supplies. Like 11 scenu from the old ganRster.films is this upl.smlc from the; iiielodniiii'Uc thriller': siti'ig'cd -In -the .streets of'.I'uris yvlien German snipers turned, thoir (ftins on thu Victory 'parade celebration and its famous lenders. Hen: u hand of I'.l'l sharpshooters h:\vn gom; Into action during Hie progress of tho piU:hi:(l Imttli- liarricuding (.liiMiisulvi:s brliliid autoniol>lle.s oiiisidc. tin; historic Notre Dame cathedral where .enemy snipers hail liiilili-u themselves] inlcmlinK to kill Gv.i. Churles de Gaulle. SKiial Corps Kiulluphotu. (International S mndphulo) Strikers Returning To Their Jobs In Huntington, W. V. COTTON HOLLOW Correspondent's Phono 03!!5 (ISy United Press) Army control is bringing an end to the strike at the International Nickel Company's plant in Huntington. W. Va. Some 2,500 striking workers began returning to their jobs on the midnight shift. The back-to-wcrk movement started only two hours ;>fter tho plant was talccn over by the War Department on orders from President Roosevelt. Picket lines around the nickel pkir.t broke up shortly after Lieutenant Colonel George; Woods, acting as the War Department's representative, made a radio appnal to the strikers. Woods told the me" to support soldiers on the battlefront by ending the two-day walkout. The plant manufactures vitally needed steel alloy metals and bands for artillery shells. Woods asked the CO United ^iine Workers to settle their differences wilh the mamipomcnt after production had boor, resumed. The strike, the second at tho nickel plant within two weeks, began Sunday when the work week in the machine shop was cut from -IS to -10 hours. Sentry Calls "Halt" But Bull Keeps Coming- Camp Carson. Colo. — (UP) •— Sentry duty can sometimes 'result in a follow gaining some impromptu knowledge. At least that's tho opinion of Cpl. Paul Tracy of San Podro. Cal. Cpl. Tracy was on night patrol recently when he saw a shadow. Ho shouted at the shadow to halt, and when there was no answer, advanced to claim his "prisoner." Tho "prisoner" turned out to bo an angry, full-grown bull, and Cpl. Tracy did a quick job of climbing n nearby tree. COMriiOMJSl-J OX TfAMK Gilsum. N. H.—(UP)—Two families—the Gilberts and tho Sum- mers—sottlod hero in 1702. but almost Immediately begun 'a dispute as to what to name tho grant. Finally, they decided tho name should he a combination of the first syllables of the two family names. Treasury Starts Work On The New Income Tax System Troop 14 To Resume Weekly Meetings Thurs. Troop 1-\, Boy Scouts of Ameri- cti. will resume its weekly meetings tomorrow night, according to an announcement by Harry Winnie.- scoutmaster, ibis morning. The meeting will be held at the home o>; Fred Arriry. Social Clu'o Meeting Tho Cotton Hollow Social club will moot at the home of Mrs. Joseph Sargeant this week. Con/lned To Home June Bellinger is confined to her homo, suffering from tonsilitis, K n Certain Visitors Mr. and lira. Jesse McLcllan have as their guests, Mrs. McLellan's aunt, Mrs. Eixlabeth Wynn- and daughter. .Ha'rgare!., of New Codford, Mass. They will remain hero for the ivst of the week. NVw Local Ki'sidc-nts Mr ..and Mrs. Joseph Ma.vc have removed from town to Cotton Hollow, : - - German Civilians On Hunger Strike In New Mexico Fo'rt Stanton, New Mexico, Aug. 30—(UP)— Frits .Kuhn, one-time leader of the Gcrman-A'merican bund, and" 25 other German civilians;" are-in the second week of a hunger strike at.Fort Stanton, New Mexico. 'According to Camp officials, they'cr 'striking; in protest, against what they, consider arc inadequate recreational facilities. The officials say that Kuhn and the others don't look particularly hungry, and have lost no weight. They thought the strikers might be nibbling away at a food cache, but •haven't been able to llnd it, At any rate, the commandant .at the internment camp says the kitchen is always open and anytime Kuhn and the others foci like quitting their hunger strike, they can get something to eat. Tcnny says Kuhn is not the leader' of the strike. It started before lie got to the camp, and 'he merely joined in. MVn women :.nd children of Paris t.-.l« : cov.-r. aroum]a. French wJiVn Germ-'Ui snipers opened fir.; from the >otr, : l>a m , : .luring tli.-mksicivine services which \vero :iU«mJiwl !, y Gen. I,C tullr. U. S SlBnal :Corp* Kadioph.iU,. (International To Visit in Pla.insvill<; Mario Click will, leave. Thursday for a visit to her aunt. Mrs. Carmine CelelKa of Plalnsvillc. Aug. 30— CUP)— The Few Casualties At Outing Here ' Washington, Treasury has started the paper | work on the new painless sys- • jjjss Mary Claffcy and Miss tern of computing J0-1-1 individual Catherine Brooks, Nn.uffa.Uick Reel income taxes. , Cross nurses who volunteered thoir Tho withholding receipts which sc ,. v icos at tho St. Francis 1 club will be used by some 30,000,000 i Cnll i n p anc i picric on Sunday, had taxpayers who earned loss than .'55,000 this year, are being printed. They'll "be distributed before Jan. 3.1st next year. Spaces are provided for wage- earners to state thoir income and exemptions. The collector of internal revenue will compute thoir lax and bill thorn for tho unpaid balance, or mall a refund if too much has been withhold. Persons who earned more than S'i.000, however, must compute their own tax but they got a break too. They'll bo able to use tho new simplified versions of the standard return blanks. Collect Bonus On Diaper Sale Honolulu—(UP)---Mrs. Don M. Clarke got a bigger bonus than she expected when she bought; diapers recently at a Honolulu store. ' The bonus amounted to S60 und camo when tho OPA backed up her' claim for triple damages because the store demanded that she only three casualties at the'event, the club president. Tho'mos Lynch, rcportocl today. President Lynch expressed the appreciation of tho club for tho splendid cooperation on the part of the- two nurses, who set up a first aid department in readiness for any untoward happenings at thf assemblage. The nurses had few calls for their export services, however, three children reporting 1 in as the result nf minor injuries sustained during the day. Hat Unpredictable , As Speedometer *Los Angeles—(UP) — Frank S. R. Bonlbino, Jr., used his- hat as a speedometer, but ho could.n't explain how it worked to a judge, so he paid a $10 fine for going 5I> miles in a 25-mile zone. ""Your Honor, I was in a. convertible coupe with, the top down and my hat didn't blow off," Bom- bir.o sai'd in his pica of Innocent. buy four rolls of paper diapers as "Hou; fast do you have to go for a • 1 tic-in 1 ' when all she really 't to blow off?" asked the. judge, wanted was three dozen cloth "I don t know, said ..Bombmo. diapers. The store settled for $50 damages, plus $10 attorney fees. Lawyer Loses Shoes, Walks In Stocking Feet .Cleveland (UP)—Fred Coloman, a Cleveland lawyer, tired one day as ho strolled along on his way to work and sat down for :v short nap on a downtown city park bench. For comfort, he took off his shoos. You .u'uossed it. Somebody s-tolo . the shoos while Coloman slept. With no taxis in sight, the l.'iw- ynr walked seven blocks in his stocking 1 foot to bis o/lico vowing he'd never take his shoes off in public, again. Roosevelt And Dewey Will Give Political Talks Washington, Aug. 30—(U P>— President Roosevelt has chosen a dinner to be given in Washington on September 23rd for his Urst .sclf- lubcled political speech ' in the fourth term campaign. The dinner is sponsored by Daniel Toliin, president of the A-F-L International Brotherhood of Teamsters, for some COO officers of the union. Mr. Roosevelt addressed the union's convention in 1340. At his press conference yesterday, the president declared that he will be too busy to make a nationwide campaign lour. • But in the Republican ranks, Governor" Thomas' Dewey will make his. first campaign swing with a '6700-mile 'coast-to-coasl tour next month. Chairman Herbert Brcwnell of the Republican National committee says Dewey's trip will begin at Philadelphia September seventh with a nation-wide radio address. Dewey is expected to cover 21 states and deliver major speeches at Louisville, Kentucky; Seattle and Portland, Oregon ; San Francisco and Los Angeles. In addition to his addross- e.f, Browne)) says Dewey will confe: 1 with party, business and agricultural leaders. Meanwhile, the -Republican campaign officially got underway last night with broadcasts by three GOP governors—Earl Warren of California, Dwight Green of Illinois and Raymond Baldwin of Connecticut. • • In the nation's capital—reconver- sion problems receive full attention from congress today. The house continues debate on the George demobilization b:ll, and a senate - house conference begins work on a compromise bill' to provide for the disposal of some 100 billion dollars worth of surplus war 'property. The approaching problem of reconverting a large part of industry to pre-war busincss-as-usun] was emphasized by President Roosevelt yesterday. Mr. Roosevelt warned mat preparations for this huge und intricate task'must be speed- I napolis, ,and a naval aviator until ed because of recent military successes. As the senate and house concentrate on the gigantic demobilization issues, a former veteran senator. George Norris, is seriously ill at his home in Nebraska. Norris, who js g3 f -was stricken with a c'ere- br:jl hemorrhage yesterday. However, attending doctors now believe that he has a good chance of recovery Parisians Duck Smpers' Bullets^ Commander Wead Is Decorated For Meritoroous Service Washington. Aug. 30—(UP) — Commander Frank \V. Wead — playwright and author —has been awarded the Legion of IJerit. he decoration w.as presented to Wead by Admiral Ximitx. The commander received it for cxcop- onally meritorious service .-«; head of. the plans division on the staff of the commander of tho Pacific flee', air force. Wcad—author of the play "Ceiling Zero 11 —dij-'.-c'ted a great deal of the planning- for 1)19 navy's accelerated air war in .the Pacijic from November, 19-J3. to June, 19-M. He was a graduate of O- World War A Year Ago August 30,1943 SOME MONEY UETIJRNET> Somorvilln. Mass.. Alls:. "0—(UP) —One . burg'.ar's conscience must hare boon pretty hard on him. Last week. Mrs. Eldon H. Farley reported to police that someone took SJ-15 .from her homo. Last night, sho was Hiking ir. the family washing when she discovered $1115 neatly tucked i;i tho pocket of a pair of slacks. Tho pocket .was empty whor. the wash was hung. Says Dallas May Be Air Freig-ht Terminal Dallas (UP)—M. D. Milicr, new regional vice president in charge of traffic for American Airlines, i-ays thcro is a strong possibility th.'H Dallas may become an international air freight terminal and port of entrj- after -Ihc war for planes operating between this country, Mexico and South America. In Dallas recently to confer wilh other executives on postwar plans for expansion of air -traffic in the | Southwest, Miller said tho current | trend in aviation is toward intcr- i national operations from inland ] cities. And. he said, Dallas is a logical spot for a customs center. San Antonio, already has beer. made a port of .entry. More than one-half of the 29 counties i"n Utah have some kind of metal mining industries. he retired in 1928 because ,of an accident. He returned !o active dutv at the outbreak of the war. (li.v U:iii/:d Pt< Erik Scavenius, Danish pi an;l other prominent DanUs: Ce.rs arc . r irrosted by the Germany lakes over all civil and functions. Russian Army routs from ihcir southern anchor 1 , Tng.inropf -and roaches the Se» Azov; Soviet troops effect i mile break-through and capti more than 150 places; /also hcwvilv :.round Bryansk and Sqi In the South Pacific, Ajnafo n-oops capture Arundel island *J out contest, bringing tht lastjq r.ose base in th^ central Solow at Vila under cross artillery i Red Cross Well Baby Conference The regular monthly "Well-Baby" conference will be held-this after- j noon at 2:30 o'clock at the Red Cross house on Church street. 'Dr. David Eluestonc will be in charge of the event assisted by Red Cross nurses, Miss Catherine Brooks and Miss Mary Clnffoy. Won Huge Fortune In 14-Year Battle Shrcvcport, La. (U P) — William Edonbom came to this coun- 'try in 1S4S. a poor immigrant boy from Westphalia, Prussia. When he died in 1926.' he wns worth around 5:00.000,000 — th.» sole owner of the Louisiana Railroad and Navigation company, the only railroad in the country owned by ono individual. For l-l years his wife wajjod a le^-al battle to inherit his estate, and finally in 1S-10. she won. Phc wns then So years old, and lived quietly four more years. Reds Arrive On 'Sacred Soil' The first ratlioplioto from Russia of Snvint forces as they crossed Ilir frullticr of K:>sl Prussia, shows Kocl troops cutlierud on tile Slio xlmpu rivt-i: ready for landing on German soil. (International liutlio- plioto) Cash Waiting FOR YOUR USED MACHINERY Table Saws, Jointers, Hand Saws, ..Wctnl Lathes, Motors, • and Electrical Appliances Phone 3-5030 WATERBURY Ask for MR, ANDREWS . "Clync's of Course" . j That's right, dyne's,1s the place \ to go for handsome gifts, gifts,} that arc treasured Just a few < steps from ' Exchange Place. J Drop in, Wc.'ve been helping? Watorbury pick gifts for 20 \ years! • s '' CLYNE GLASS SHOP { 2!) Harrison Avc, Waterhury ^ Prompt, Expert . WATCH & JEWELRY REPAIRING William Schpero Jeweler 180 CHURCH ST. —. 1 Flight Up .— Have a "Coke v = Tudo Vai Bern (EVERYTHING'S SWELL) PIERFONri Buckmilkr Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Telephone 4334 /.. or making friends in Rio From the U.S. A.to Brazil is a long way, but you'll find many familiar things in both places. A friendly spirit for one. Coca-Cola for another. In Rio de Janeiro, to say Have a "Coke" is to say We're glad to see you, just as when you offer .Coca-Cola to a guest in your own home. In .many lauds around the globe, the pause that refreshes with ice-cold :Coca-Cola has become a friendlv greeting between neighbors. .*•' BOTTtED UNDER AUTMOKIT.Y OF THE COCA-COLA COMPANY »Y COCA-COLA JBOTTLIlfG COMPANY OF WATERBURY natural for popular n acquire, friendly abbrcvii met heat .Ol»44Th.C-CCo,.

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