Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on August 30, 1944 · Page 8
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 8

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Wednesday, August 30, 1944
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WEDNESDAY, ATTOTOtT 80,! Page Eight Reds May Be Again Advancing Toward Embattled Warsaw (lly Unlti'd Vivs-t) again win- When 10,000 German Prisoners Line Up For Chow NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS Tho forces army Tho Mod army may be striding toward embattled siav,- today. ' Radio Ucrltn H:IVH four Soviet, divisions have attacked furiously at K:id-/.ym'm. M miles northeast of tlu; Polish capital. The Germans say the altaclts hiivi; been checked. No confirma- tlon or details or the attacks have lii-en rocvlved from Moscow. Inside Win-saw, Gom-i-al I'.or's partisan forcus continue their jjive anil take buttle with the G.-r- mans. A communique relayed from London says thai the partisans lost iwo strung points in the city, but thai gains had been miido in Ihi- southern sector of the capital. However. General Hor's fight in Warsaw still eloos not have thu approval of Polish lenders associated with ttv? Russians, comiiuindt.'r of the Polish flghllnj; alongside the Red has termed Bor's uprising "irresponsible." The Polish comman- <|r>r with the Russians also says that the Germans hiivo slain sonu- 200,000 Poles in Warsaw and huvu dustruy;d one-third of the city sines General .tier's forces went Into action. A United Press correspondent, at I.ublin in Poland—Arthur Inkpin —says it l.i now clour that more than ft million and a half men, women and children were killed by thi- Nn'/'is In Lublin's notorious gas chambers and crematorium. fJut these weren't the only mcth ods of killing lhat the Germans employed in Poland. The ccirros poiulenl says that ho was told by a Lublin pharmacist that the Nazis often killed sick prisoners by heavy narcotic injections. '.Moanwhile. the Russians are driving the Na/.is out of Romania. Moscow says Soviet forces, sweep- Ing soulh of Buzaii. are approaching the center of the Ploivti oil fields and Bucharest;. Advance units of the Red army arc 1 ."0 miles from ' Ploesti, and r.'O miles from Bucharest. The London radio quotas Turkish dispatches saying the Romanians have surrounded Nazi infantry and anti-aircraft unils around Ploc-sti. South of the oil fields other Soviet forces aro marching toward Euigaila along the Black sea. Tho •w,i" ni-i-n liulviii-lnn boundaries arc now about CO miles away. Dispatches from Cairo and Istanbul say P.ulgaria has accepted the pi-rico lerms ot' the Unitod Slates tint! Britain, and will sign an ar- M' lici- in tin- m-xt few days. ' The samo Turkish sources fis- .Wt that Hungary, although faced with Ihe Russian invasion. will continue to I'ight fi>r Mitier. The sources say that Iho new Herlin- im posed Hungarian govornmi-m ha:: decided in faovr of more bloodshed. Ann in Slovakia, the- Germans aro said to have quashed unii- .Ha'/i uprisings for the present. Allied stockade somcweri; prisoiu-r-i of war, iiliimt 1(1,000 .-troii«-, line ii|. for thi-lr liinch wilhln the wire walls.of an || ucw.mmmliit.-s the taken hy the Allies, In northern France. U. S. Signal Gary* Jt.-«lio|>li.)to. in France. The (International) Wealthy Man Is Believed To Be German Prisoner New York, Aug. 30—(UP)—Ono of the patient's wealthiest men is bolipvcd to be a German prisoner of war. Unconfirmed reports from several sources say thnt Colonel Jock Whitney—scion of one of Nesv 1'ork's " oldest families—was captured in France while riding ir. a jL-c-p v.-ith four other olllccrs. His fortune is said 10 be above ihe 100 million mark. • News of his capture—which has not been confirmed by the War department -was the first indication that the wealthy sportsman had d invasion troops in Franco. joined OPA Official Says Black Market In Meat Bein? Started Hartford. Aug. M— (UP)— The State Office of Price Administration warns that organized rack- i.loc-rs arc starting a now black maricpt in meal in Connecticut, State Director Anthony F. Arpin says ho has received complaints that iho black market is again operating after being dormant for nf.-irly a year. Arpia promises speedy action on .11 complaints of such illegal op- ration. Thi- Xcth'-t'lands cover an area, of I3,.'<l. r i square miles, including Ihi- wati'r that belongs to the municipal territories. 1IIIV W.Alt UONIlS ANII STAMTS Lamb crop for 19-1-1 is estimated at HO.fjOK.OOO head, the smallest since 19no, except for the drought vears of 1SS5 and 1037. About 07 per cent of all of the Italian people- aro members of thu Roman Catholic church. NEW HATS . . SO CIl.AK'.MIX("i have completely revolutionized tho fashion picture for F'uli: ! ! .98 gracious and feminine beautiful colors, delicate hair setting for the i-titlro new look wny of dressing. Many to choose from, M. FREEDMAN CO. XKAKY I-HMI'.DIXO XAlX.iATUCK. CONN. Navy Has Added 65,000 Vessels To The Fleet Washington, Aug. 30—(UP)— Secretary of the Navy Forrostal announces that the navy has added almost 05.000 vessels aggregating more than nine millions tons to the fleet since the outbreak of hostilities in Europe five years ago. Forrostal said nearly 3G per cor.t of the total were combat ships and 22 per cent landing craft. Fo-.'restal's statement came two days before ihe -fifth anniversary of the start of World War II un September 1st, 1330. During the five years, the navy has accepted a ' total of 57.000 [ilanes, or 20 times as many as woro in its yre-war air force. The combined strength of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Const Guard reached 3,717,000. as compared with 152,056 on September 1st, 1939. Bui Forrostal warned that a substantial tusk still lies ahead. He said—"Planned operations are dependent upon the spoed with which we obtain assault troop ships cargo ships. ships are navy's most, urgent in importance other most vital military programs, Returned To Active Duty In ETO L.t. Bruce H. Booker, who was wounded in action in Franco on D-Dny, has returned to active duty, according to word received by his mother, Mrs. Lydia Booker, of Hill street extension, from the War dobpartment. I.t. Booker was hospilaiixed somewhere in England, and latur transferred to Wales. He returned to duty August 1:1. according to iho information received. New Cutback In Aluminum Has Been Ordered By The WPB nncl the need and rank v.-ith a few. of Iho Washington. Aug. 30— (UP)— The War Production Board has ordered a new cuihack in the output of aluminum The WPE says the decrease is a result of greatly lessened war needs. Cutbacks in the production of airplanes are believed to be the main cause for the order. The production, of aluminum ingots will be reduced some 30 mil- liur. pounds, a month. The cutback is expected to release about one- thousand workers in eight plants— four of them government-owned and the other four owned by the Aluminum Company of Articrica. Meanwhile, the War department announces that ii has ordered large-scale production of aluminum airplane landing mats? The mats consist of aluminum strips which lock together to form portable airfields. Fondest Wish Of Dying Mother Was Fulfilled Wakeflcld, Mass., Aug. 30—(UP) —A mother of 34 childrcr. is dead after living to sec be:- fondesh wish fulfilled. Mrs. Elizabeth Collins knew she was going to die. So she asked to see her soldier son, Technical Sergeant William Collins. But Sergeant Collins was fighting in the South Pacific combat theater. Relatives appealed to the American Red Cross which went into action immediately. They traced the soldier f:-om Pearl Harbor to Austradia, and from there to New Guinea where they found him serving with a unit ir, the forefront of the fighting. After a hurried 10,000 milcjnr and sea journey, Technical Sergeant Collins arrived at his mother's bedside Saturday. He had beer, gone for four yours Japs Face Loss Of Supply Route In Hunan Province (By United J.'rcss) The Japanese have lost everything they temporarily gained when they sent an India-bound invasion army across the Chlndwin river last March. British fourteenth Army troops now are occupying an abandoned enemy outpost on the river, reached after' slofe'ginf through the muddy Kabaw valley. Retreating Japanese forces left at least 500 dead. And in China's bettered Hunan province the invaders face the loss of one of their most important supply routes. They arc slaving a savage countcr-attnck in the Heng- yung sector to keep the life llnu which is being bombed and strafed by American planes Another Chinese dispatch reveals the execution of live more Fourth Army ollicers who led the ill-fated campaign at" Changsha. The olllcers were convicted of profiteering during the evacuation of the city. L,ast week the commander of the Fourth Army—General Chang Teh riK—was put to death for negligence. Australian Prime Minister John Cm-tin today told the Australian house of representatives that the er.emy on New Guinea lost more than 19,000 men—killed or wounded—in two months' fighting. Much of the credit can be given to the preliminary "softening up" campaigns carried out by the U. S. Navy's air arm—which is celebrating its 31st birthday today ROGERS-PEET CLOTHES HAVE DEFINITE AIM IN A MAN'S CLOTHES LIFE. It's the ambition of Rogers-Peet Clothes to carry out the traditional policy of this organization for the greater part of a century —to make men who have arrived —and those on the way up to realize Rogers-Peet clothes are fine clothes to look up to—and live up to. i. Lt. Schrull Visits Over Weekend Second L.t. Edward Schrull, son of .Mr. rind Mrs. Karl Schrull of Cherry street cstonsion, visited in the borough over the weekend. Lt. .Schrull is now stationed at Bradley Field in Windsor Locks. Conn. A graduate of Naugatuck high school, he has been in the service since January, 19-13. He was .-in employe of the U. S. Rubber Co. before his entrance into the service. Sg't. J. Curtin Completes Furlough After completing a two-week fur lough in Naugatucli. Sgt. Joseph Cm-tin, son of. M'r. and Mrs, Edward Curtin of. Cherry* street, returned 10 his station in Camp Carson. Colo. In the service since February l'J-11. Sgt. Curtin, was employed at the Naugnuicl; post office while civilian. A brother, Pfo.. Francis Curtin. is at For.t Dix, N". J., after having spent 23 months in the Aleutians. MISSINC IJOY FOUND ACCiniONTAI.I.Y SHOT P.angoley, Maine, Aug. SO-fUD I —A ri2-yi>ar-nld Now Jersey woman is dead after being accidentally shot by her 15-year-old son. Sheriff .Earl R. Hawkens said that .Mrs. Viola Dos Passos of M'end- Iiam, IN'. J., died oC heart disease following Ihe shooting. The victim was the wife of Cyril F. Dos Passos, a retired lawyer and an entomologist on the board of the American Museum of Natural His- torv in New York. HELD BY POLICE Boston, Aug. 30—(U P)—Two young Navy brides are being bold by police for falsifying their ape to obtain liquor at a 33oston cafe. One 20-year-old girl has been married only a month while the other girl—who is 17-ycars-old—was wed a week ago. The husbands of both girls left for sea duty last'\vook. NAM i:n VICK-I'KESI DENT Chicago, Aug. 30—(UP)—A Massachusetts woman—Miss Sarah P.riflcr of Worcester—has been elected first vice-president of thu National Association of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists. The election was held at the closing session of the organisation's three-day convention. ACCIDENTALLY KILLED Orange. Conn., Aug. 30—(UP) — An accidenlal shot from an heirloom Civil war musket has caused the death of an ll-yeai'-old boy. Litlle Frederick Nurenbergh was playing with a friend when the old gun discharged, shooting him through ihe heart. The victim's family N said they never knew !hc musket was still loaded. Pvt. William Galvin Reported In Italy Pvt. William T. Galvin. according to word received by his wii'e. Mrs. Ar.n Galvin, .. of 2-1.1 Cherry street, recently arrived in Italy with his U. S, Army unit. Pvt.. Galvin, who received his basic training at Camp Swift. Texas, was incluctt'd Into the Army in February, .19-13. Prior ot his entrance into I lid service he was employed at the U. S. Rubber NO MOKK r.APKli CUTS Co. Boston, Aug. M—(U P)—A missing 35-year-old South Hadley Falls boy has Jjcen found by Boston police, minus most of the SCOO he is said to have taken from home. Police quoted I be lad as paying lhat another boy with whom Iv shared u. South End room, look S2CO from him. The rest of the money was spent for living expenses since the boy left home August 3.7th. .Boston, Aug. 30—(UP)—The Regional War Production board says no more paper caps will be manufactured for civilian use. And .lohn T. Kiley, regional salvage manager, also said supplies of wrapping paper, bags and paper cartons will be cut drastically. Kilby explained .that the paper is urgently needed to ship war materials overseas. He appealed to shoppers not !o ask for wrapping of goods where this can be avoided. APPOINTED KDITOIt P.oslon, Aug. 30—(UP)—The 121- year-old Methodist weekly, Zions [leralfl, has a new editor. The Rev. Emory Slovcns.Bucke of Williamsport .Penn., was' named to succeed Dr. Lewis O. Harlman, .Dr. Harlman recently was elected ?,Tcthodist bishop of the Boston area.' 'Big Shot' Corporal Expert With Needle Denver CUP)—Cpl. Henry G. Vicrkant of Nora Springs, la., is known around the Buckley Field air base .-.s "The Big Shot." The reason? Cpl. Vicrkant is credited with having "shot" more than 30.000 men. .He's attached to tbR immunization clinic, and since being- assigned to Buckley 29 months ago has given about 4,800 injections to soldiers each month. Fuel Oil Orders Slow In Coming It Naugatuck residents would all lay in their winter supply of oil now, local fuel dealers would have a chance to get their storage tanks refilled, and have a full winter's supply on hand by October 1. it was reported this morning-. Orders for delivery are coming i ir. slowly it was said. Local dealers .ire delivering promptly to regular customers, and other are also get- ling in supplies as soon as the order is received. It is believed that the fact that most oil users have had their ration coupons only a short time is a cause for the small number of orders. The ration board completed mailing of oil coupons two weeks ago. P.ibhor. falls in Yosemitc national park have a drop of 1,612 feet, and are said lo be the highest single falls in the world. The Copper Room Open Daily For LUNCHEON DINNER • 5AILOK INJL'KED Boston, Aug. 30—(UP)—A sailor is critically injured after tumbling 20 feet inlo an excavation near Scollay Square. Police said Ihe victim, identified only as Raymond Vissoring—ran across ihc Square and jumped a fence—not knowing that there was a deep hole on the other side, Ho was found unconscious and taken to a hospital with a possible fractured sfculi. BUY XVAlt BOXDS AND STAMPS Red Cross Nurse To The Rescue OTA' ANNOUNCEMENT Washington, Aug. 30—(UP)—Tho Office of Price Administration has announced that all special shoe stamps— except those issued at the Mexican border— '• will retain their value indefinitely. This will be effective beginning this Salu rday. Too Late To Classify , TKICYCLE wanted to buy. Dial Naugatuck 3003. IDENTIFICATION bracelet lost. Marked ".Marcia Goodwin." Finder please call Naugatuck 30-10 or return to 53 Nettlcton avenue and receive reward. One of the many melodramas staged In the streets of Paris Is caught hei-e as :i Ued Cross nurse crawls under a ,jci>p to aid a French woman who was killed. Signal Corps Kadiophoto, (international Soundplioto) DANCING Wednesday — and — Saturday Evenings Only After 9 P. M. NOTICE! TO OUIl NAUGATUCK STORE CUSTOMERS! line to wur time condition!), we aro compelled to cloac our gutticlt store. CALt US For the clay our Route Man will he on your street Free Telephone Service For Naugatuck Customer* Call Enterprise 4700 SHALETT-LUX Kuundcrcrx — Dry Clciinerij 28 K. Main St., Waterbiiry Main Office & Plant, 22 Walnut St. Ext. "Wutertown — Naueatuck Mlddlebury Smart Full DRESSES $£95 Wools - Crepes ^ up tidies' Buxton Wallets CCHNEER C *^ CREDIT JfWELERS *^ 162 SoM*h Main St. — 4-220* Records I our.fous Service LOVIKK ELECTRIC CO. 8 Church Slrcet An :iina/.in(r n«w kind of product—it CLEANS as It waxes." "PREEN" As PREEN waxes — it cleans the floors—cleans them without injury to the finish or the wood as do so:ip and water. SO EASY to use. —just spread it, wipe up dirt and $1 -| /\ polish. Per Quart J-»J-V TEMPLETON'S TEMPI-ETON'S COK" WATERBCRY DIAL 4080 (No Toll Charge) TM Summer Dance Program! For Friday, Saturday and Sunday Evening! JOE ROCK :ind Hl« HOCK and RYE BOYS In l j olka« and Modern Dmnce Music Sunday Dancing 5 to .9 P. M. White Eaglt Restaurant BRIDGE STREET Member of Connecticut: Restaurant Asuoclation v BUYING A NEW HOME? Your Savings Bank Can Help You NAUGATUCK SAVINGS BANK «? All Deposits Guaranteed QUALITY RUBBER FOOTWEAR Made In Naugatuck ••'. wl, Is Serving AH Over The World •••WWO^B ^k UNITED STATES RUBBER CO. Naugatuck Footwear Plant Naugatuck Conn. • Ford Charcoal Briquets NOW AVAILABLE We have received the first shipment since the war began of charcoal briquets for civilian consumption. Packed in 20 Ib. bags. Burn twice as long- as ordinary lump char,coal. Quick heat in convenient smokeless form. Get a bag for that picnic before they are gone. * The Naugatuck Fuel Co. Phone 5236 87 Church St. „

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