Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on September 6, 1944 · Page 1
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"A Progressive Newspaper For a Progressive Community" WEATHER Partly Cloudy. Cooler Full Report 1 Om Page • Vol. LXVIII, No. 208 ESTABLISHED 1885" WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6. 1944 Leased Wire Service of the United Press Price Three Genu Gen. ration's Army Is Storming Toward Rhineland Golden Hill St. Extension Proposal Proves Another Headache For Local Board Allies Race Across Netherlands Borough raced With Prob lem Of Private Street Needing: Improvements Tho September meeting of the board of warden and burgesses, at times u very i-outln.c affair, and nt other momenta .showing more than n bit of smoke and fire as it was iTiluvned by some smart verbal rcjiiii'tfi 1 between Wui-dcn Leo J. liropliy i'nd Republican Bui'go.sst-si Dunn-mi: DeCarlo and William flunk I, lasted from 9:25 o'clock hint night until U:4r> o'clock, by which time spectators, board inem- tii-i-a nail reporters all wuru pretty well tired out. The "informal" session ot tho board started in the office of tho !)or<)iijfh clerk at. about S o'clock, ttiul members did not put in tin ap- ;ji<;i:-iLi)L-t: ill the borollRh court room fur the ot't'icnal meeting for jiMirly one and one. half hours lat- f-r. Thu board voted to accept the bond of Borough Treasurer Wll- liiun U/ulo, In thu amount of $.10,- i;<»j.w. on app-.-oval of Borough Ti-i'ii-siu-fi- Martin L. Cainc. Tux re.'vmdM were ordered for Jiwi-pJi Kin-dulls, $3,0-1, and James Pi.sU-relll, $5.00, both servicemen, ii.-xl Hairy Klu.'.s, S-I.SO, n car lux imymifiit error, and Mrs. Virginia Aiiuins, jy. u. who wit.x .iald 10 liuvt: |mid her tux hero when It should hiivt- been pakl in Water bury, .Seven rear house privilege tin sessmi-nts ot SoU.OU each, n totu ut S'Jlo.nn. wore ordered bi ng; the Glenridge Estates on Chestnut street, and I wo ran- house privilege • assessment! of .j.'tO.uu unch wurn ordered agulns the Hawk Construction Co. on the lin-nbiMuk apartments on Bridge sli'tM-t. bills are payable U tin (luys, it was .staled. A resolution was ruculvod slgnyc fiy flu rc.sident.s of Millville asl< thnt thu borough not contemplate Ihe opening of a public dump In ihnt area, Thu resolution WILS on rile, without common! a.s to the large number that the document, apparently resident of the area having his signature to the pctl- G. 0. P. Caucuses Tonight Town Convention At Town Hali Follows Shortly After Caucuses lion. /viexiuulur Korowotny of Golden ''ill street extension appeared be.'ore the board and naked for help .11 vumii'ction with a brook on his l>rupi;rty that prevented him In n lum'e extend from using his land HIII-KC.S.I Cro.slow Klimascwskl of the third ward stated that he hud linked Mr Korowotny to appear bc- iiii-tr the board and explain the trouMi' he w.-is having. It developed on facts presented by Warden l'.io;ihy thnt tho street In c;UBStion hiid never boon accepted by tho I'Oi-ouftti although It was oiled and k'-pt nluiir of snow in winter. It w «s nisi, shown by the warden that 'i sanitary sewer had been Installtid i' 1 - 1 in 103-1, but no grade lines pi'ollles for the street hatl ever prepared. ^ warden nnd Borough Engl- C'hurlfK Curtis had inspected utreet, it wus revealed, and ninny of tho residents had protext- i'il its niling stating that It only Pitched the water off the hard, flur- 'afit 1 so n\nch faster. The win-dun stated that It would Uiki; over 200 feet of 2-l-inch pipe jo curry the water to the Wood- lihic sircf.t sewer, the large pipe '".'iiiK needed due to the size and f xpiinsi(in of-thu live brook In- Kopubllcan caucuses will be held the throe borough wards to- wlth a '.'eat contest for the candidacy fo:- the state senator nomination from the Mth district -xpectcd. William A, Painter, representative to the state assembly from Naugatuck, and Henry Schildgcn III, arc both sucking tho nomina tion. The caucuses held tonight wil all start at ti p. m. and the .site o Mich" are: First ward, borough court room in thu town hall; second ward, J C. Rnytkwieh Co, o!'fi,ci>. South Main street; third ward, Polish- American club, Bridge street. The caucuses will see the nam ing of seven dologate.i and two alternates to tho town convcn tion from each ward. The town convention will start at S:30 tonight, in the town hall, . The convention will choose four delegates to the senatorial convention to be h<;ld September- 9, and also four de-legates to the probate convention to be held in Beacon Falls the -same night. Judge Ste phen J. Sweeney is expected to be unopposed for the nomination. It waa Indicated today that the local G. O. P. voters are badly split over the nominations for Mr, Schildgen and Mr. Painter. Mrs. Emma Anderson Struck By Auto Mrs. Emma Anderson, 119 Grove street, suffered a possible fracture of the skull when she was struck by an automobile on Meadow street, in Waterbury, near the American Brass Co. office. She W.-I.M fidmit'ted to St. Mary's hos- iltal. taken there by Alva Street, of Walurbury, the driver of. tho car. Her condition was reported to be "good" by St. Mary's hospital authorities. .LATE pm GKK.MAN I,INES BOMBED . .iTome, Sept. G—(UP)—Between 500 and 750 U. S. heavy bombers attacked Gorman lines of communication in the Balkans today. oOo BISHOP CANNON IS HEAD "••/*>» Reported To Have Crossed Moselle River And Established Bridgehead; Nazis Fight Back In Full Strength Chicago, Sept. fi—(UP)—Hishop Jnmes Cannon, Jr., of the Methodist church, vigorous dry cru- satntr during the prohibition cm, died today at Wesley Memorial hospital, CONTEST OVER WILL Tlie siit'Ctuculur British 2nd Army dush through ItriiHsels and Ant-, wrpp (1) Into the NVthurlundN hijfblifflitN « wcrles of knock-out blows us tint war rustics to n cllinux, The Yiinks tiro sttiging a thrilling nine for Cologne. <A) niwliiiifi- through A'uinur to erjick ut German (Icfeiisi'S around Aiichc.n and (2) uromul Suarhriicken, to tlio south. The faitt that Gen. lilscnhowor assured <;urly liberation of Lijxem- hourg is Indicative of the progress nuiir I'erl where the first' break into Germany was reported. AfU.-r taking Lyon, the V. S. 7th continues to press nortlienst (8) where tho new Maglnot line, Indicated by shading ends. (International) Dedham, Mass., Sept. G—(UP) —The will of the Boston lawyer who loft HO.OOO to his pet • cat will be contested. The contestants to the will of the late Woodbury Rand are seven Cousins, hi.s former, wash woman nnd an uncle. The contesting of the will' was disclosed with the filing of appearances in probate court. ITALIAN IIEJ'OKT fi-o, Switzerland, Sept. C— (UP)—Italliin partisans report tliut German commiimlers In northern Italy have drafted plans for the evacuation of the Italian peninsula. Board In Frederick Gauss, Former Local Barber Dies In Milford Frederick Clauss, former High street resident and well known barber, died Tuesday at his nil mer home at Bayview, Milford, after a year's illness, . Mr. Clauss. 'who was 'born In tfew York city, 72 years ago, lived n Ansonia as a child and came to Naugatuck 40 years ago, Ho retired several years ago and ivcnt to Milford to make his home. Mr. Clauss was well known and his passing brings sorrow to many friends who held him In the highest regard Mr. Clauss is survived by his wife, Elizabeth (Purccll) Clauss, a son, Dr. Leo Clauss. of New York city; a daughter, Mrs. Frank Malesky, of Milford; a brother George Clauss, and a sister, Mrs. Anne Martin, of Ansonia. I Funeral arrangements arc in- I complete. $20,000.00 Building Here Is Contemplated By The Naogatuck Post Of Legion Pfc. M. Chmielewski Returns To Duty; Had Been Wounded Fern Street According to n telegram received by Frank F<itek, no Bridge street, Pfc. Marian Chmielcwski. 28. Mr. Fatck's nephew,' has returned lo duty after being in a base hospital recovering from wounds. • Pfc. Chmielowski was wounded seriously in action in Italy, July 14. Tho wounds are reported to have been inflicted by shrapnel, affecting his hips. According -,to the telegram, however, he returned lo duty August 17, fully recovered. Prior to his entrance in army, Pfc. Chmielcwski was employed at the Eastern Malleable Iron Co. Ho entered tho service in February, 19-11. A native of Poland, ho arrived In the United States a little over eight years ago, ind ha.s been a resident o£ the borough since. • : He received his basic training jt Fort. Knox, Ky., and wont -overseas in May, 1942, to Ireland. Ho mrticipaled in tho North African, icilian, and Ilalian campaigns. He las now rejoined his tank corps unit somewhere in Italy. Pfc. Chmielowski was active In t. H e d w i g's basketball circles vhitc he was still here. Lot Blocking Opening Of Street Cause Of Give And Take At Meeting The building lot owned by Gcoi'ge Cassidy of Walerbury that is blocking off the opening of the northern end of Fern street Into Chestnut street, near tho Glcn- j ridge Estates development, caused t nc I a howled debate last night at the September meeting of the board of Warden and burgesses. The board for some time has had Mr. Cassidy's offer to give th borough 40 foet of. his Fern stree •lot for a. roadway, in return for 2 feet on Chestnut sl-rect to add to his building lots on that street This 25 foot would have to be pur chased from a Mrs. Alexander who o.wna a large piece of prop erty on North Hoadlcy street, bu which extends almost to Fern street. Efforts were made originally to complete some sort of agreement between the Alexander and Cassidy interests but later tho local Army Plan To Demobilize Men Revealed Soldier's Discharge Will Depend On Priority; No Demobilization Of Sailors (By United Press) The War Department revealed its long-awaited priority system by which war-weary GI Joes gradually will be returned to civilian life. At the same time, the Navy announces that the end of the war in Germany will not result in any demobilization of sailors. On tho contrary the Navy will continue to increase its personnel in order to deal sledge hammer blows against Japan. The plan is based on principles of "justice and impartiality" laid! down by the soldiers themselves. • Each enlisted soldier's discharge will depend on his individual priority score—based on length of service, service overseas, combat credit and dependency credit. For officers,' the sole considcra tion will be military needs. They will not get priority credit for dependents.'.or len|tth-'O£.-»ervice. The same- Bysteni: of demobilization will apply to a'll enlisted army personnel—both at home and abroad. But the men who haven't been overseas yet will be sent abroad aa replacements while men who actually have been under fire will be discharged first. The War Department docs not say how many men will be relieved of army duty after the defeat of Germany. But last month Selective Service Director General Hcrshcy estimated that from one to two million men might be dropped when Germany is defeated. However, the War Department emphasized that the war in the Pa- Leads Dutch Forces Apohit<'d by Queen Wilholmina as commander of the Nether- hinds underground army, trince li('hrnh:i.rd, shown ahovc, hus ordered the NFI (Netherlands Forces of the Interior) to swine into action wherever and however their services may he needed hy the Allied armies whose rapid-fire drive through Belgium promises early deliverance to the Dutch people. (International) Nazis Say Reds Are Trying To Invade East Prussia (By L'ni(«l Tress) The Germans say the Russians a?ain arc attempting to invade East Prussia Hadio Berlin says that the Soviet attacks have been (join™ on for the past three days, and have all been repulsed Moscow on the other hand says the main German line between Warsaw and East Prussia has been broken The Soviet dispatches also (Continued on- Page S) (Continued on Page S) KIU-EI-MS Mciskl nt this point stat"« thnt the miLtt'or of dead end and inucrcptPd streets wius becoming •'••"•y si-rioim in Naugatuck and " ;it »<>mothing should be done «nout it. Win-den Brophy declared 'nut he could tell the t-cn.Mon for "i" iliillctilty and thu burgess stnl- Contlnuod on Pago Z> Large Tract Of Land On Millville Avenue Deeded Prom Borough Resident Johnson Was Once Chained To A Table When Andrew Johnson, 17th , s - p i'fsklent, was only ten J Mil's old he wns npprontlcod |° n tiilioi- who chained him to " "ink- and n pah- of shears. rnduy millions of children ""•oujthout the world suffer v,, lty far wo '-«e from tholr ' musters. Your War Purchaacs will help to " you're looking for n wny ,.*•'" '• xtl '" money for War ,,.• „„" ' ''"' one war -i° bi! The first steps tou-urd the erection of :i $20.000.00 home and recreation building for the Xaugatuck pout of the American Legion, were taken here- Just nfghf, when the bor- ouf,-h of Nau^atuck deeded to the lux-ion t'roup a largo piece of property on Millville avenue, formerly the site of the airplane observation post. The plot of land which is part of the town farm property but which i lias not been used in recent years, except as n hay field, in the deed is described as 20-1 feet on Millville Hvenuc and approximately 400 feet deep. The tract is bounded on the west by the property of J C. Ruytkwich, nnd to the east by Convard road, an auto track leading Into the NaujaUuck Water company tower to the north. Blueprints prepared by the firm of W. J. Metrin, Inc. were examined last nitfht by borough board members, and indicated a substantial two-story brick and concrete buildlnf.', approximately 35 feet by 80 feet In size, containing on the main floor two otllces, a foyer nnd an auditorium. In the basement the plans call for a large kitchen, a small olllce room, recreation Thomas F. Hayes Dies In Respirator At Hospital (Continued on Page 8) Thomas Francis Hayes of C7 Fuller street died last night in the respirator at Waterbury hospital. He was afflicted with progressive muscular atrophy which paralyzed his chest and his arms and he had been kept in the Brinker respirator since July 20. ,, Mr Hayes was born In Old Lyme August 1C, 1884, He was employed at the Scoville Manufacturing company, Waterbury until live years ago when he retired, • Surviving are a son, William Thomas Hayes, of Waterbury; a daughter, Mrs. William M, Stlnson, Naugatuck; two brothers, Dennis F Hayes and William Hayps, both of,. Boston, Mass, and six ' grandchildren. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a m. from the Alderson funeral home, 70 Central avenue, Waterbury. Burial will be in Grove cemetery, Naugatuck, Friends may call at tho funeral home tonight from 7 to 9 and tomorrow from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p. m. Class Of '48, NHS, Undergo Hazing By Upperclassmen The Class of 1948 of Naugatuck, as previous classes in their freshman year here have done, started out Ihclr secondary school .career under dark and colored circumstances. Uppercclassmon were again on tho rampage, smearing lipstick on •the underprivileged frosh, leaving marks that would even place an Indian, all made up with war n.-iint, into a complex of inferiority, making him feel his paint job was strictly amateurish. And so tho old saying can bo changed to "Lo, the poor Freshman." With lipstick supposedly hard to got these days, there was plenty of it evident today, as even freshmen girls were decorated, A group of freshmen were rounded up and were made to sing:. Next year, of course, the-'48'ers will be out to get the new class, and soitg-ocs and goes .and goes,;. Comment among the freshman consisted of mostly: "Is my face red." Another freshman said, "Yeah," upon somebody's remark, "You got it." —When your appetite In a bit Jaded, and you ore looking for some- tiling different in food, stop at Jaffa Kostuurunt, Church St.—Adv. (Continued on Page 8) Warden Brophy To Be Rotary Guest Speaker Tonight Warden Leo J. Brophy will be tho guest speaker at the weekly meeting of the Naugatuck Rotary club tonight at G o'clock nt Stratum's restaurant in Park place. Warden Brophy's talk will be on "Post War Planning For Naugatuck" one • of the most timely topics of the moment and one in which not only Rotary members but the community as a whole has been interested in, it is felt. ^Harris ••Whittcmore, Jr., at last week's meeting of the Naupatuck Rotary club gave a comprehensive picture of the part . that the Naugatuck Rangers play aa a State Guard unit and in the home front defense picture. Visitors to the club last week included 'Martin Martus of the Waterbury Rotary club and Captain Fred Baker of the Naugatuck Rangers. Recent visitors from the Naugatuck Rotary club to other clubs included Idris Alderson at Waterbury on August 29 and Rev. Arthur Lewis to the Petcrboro, N. H., Rotary club on August 28. Office Of Local Building Inspector Is The Subject Of Long Debate Before Board Allies Say Battle Soon Will Be Fought On German Soil ALLIED COLUMNS IK HOLLAND ARE NEAR ROTTERDAM German Resistance Still Strong Around Calais, Dunkerque And Boulogne (By United Front) General Patton's American third army is storming toward the Rhincland despite severe opposition from the Nazis. United Press War Correspondent Robert C. Richards says the Amer- cans crossed- the Moselle river, established a bridgehead, and then continued their, offensive aimed at driving over the,German frontier. The Germans arc fighting- back n full strength for the 'first time since the Allies .shattered their Marnc river defenses. Allied headquarters has not dc- 'ined the exact .location of Pal- .on's forces . beyond the Moselle. 3ut their bridgehead apparently is n the Pont~a-Mous«on seclor, 13 1-2 miles north of Nancy and about .he, same distance below Metz. Front dispatches say PaUon in bringing up tanks, artillery and nfamiry in'"force for a full soils brust into 'the. .Reich. Hi» 'patrola lready have operated inside Germany, but returned to French soil. In view of the admittedly stiff 'ijrhting cast of the Moselle river l soemed unlikely that Yank fore- s had caplurod Aachen and Soar- ruecke^, as reported without con- irmation by the Paris and Swiss adios. Today, however. Allied headquar- crs said in a statement to for- i workers in Germany that bat- les soon will be fought on German soil. General Eisenhower sked the foreign-workers in the Icich to gather as much informa- on as possible for the Allies. The American and British col- mns in Holland are said to be •ithin sight of the great port of Rotterdam. And British troops in Belgium arc in the outskirts of Ghent, Stiff German resistance comin- (Continued on Page 8) Permits For 89 New House Allegedly Not Included In . Report Of A. C. Bentley —When you think of music, think of Metro Music Mart, 88 Church street, sheet music, records, etc. Joined our Record Club? The attempt of Naugntuck's Democratic administration to re tain for the general operation the borough, a part of the large fees that Building Inspector Androw C. Bcntlcy, is allegedly now receiving for building permits came out into the open again last night at the September meeting of the board of warden and burgesses The upshot of a. talk by Warden Leo J. Brophy on the matter was lie fulure of the board to approve he August report of Building Inspector Bentley, allegedly incom- Jlete, in regard to including, a argc number of permits already ss\ied by him. The building Inspector's reports or July and August, it was stated, ncluded only one permit for a one- family house. Warden Brophy to- duy indicated his belief that permits for 89 one-family houses on the Glenridge Estates off Park avenue have been issued during that time, netting Building Inspector Bentley fees of approximately $712. In striving for more revenue for the borough without additional taxation, Warden Brophy stated today that he feels that Mr, Bentley should be paid a fair sum for his part time work as building inspector but not to retain jks. has been the custom, the many hundreds of dollars that he has been receiving from fees for building permits for (Continued on Page 8) —Raphaels, Naugatuck Fashion Center for Women, already Is showing the smart new FaHhlonH for Fall In Coats, DreRses, Suits and—Adv.' • Firemen To Attend Annual Convention At New London uc'.: will have two representatives at ihe annual Connecticut State Firemen's association convention Saturday at The Griswold, Eastern Point, New London. Frank Mulosky of the NaugatucU Hose and Honk and Ladder Co. wns elected as delegate at a rc- cont meeting, and Capt. James J. Grant of the Niugatuck Fire Dept. will act as alternate. Chief John J. Sheridan is not definitely certain whether or not he will .ittcnd. The annual convention draw* •cprosentativos from njl over the state. A delegation of 25 will attend from Waterbury. Voters To Be Sworn In Sept. 20 New voters will be sworn in at 1 meeting of the selectmen, vcgis- r.irs of voters and town clerk, September 20, at the town hall, it vas announced this morning; Over -100 Tiave been sworn Jn incc the- start of the monthly Yioetings lost May. The rec- rd of 800 new voters Was made in 936, Town Clerk Raymond J, St. ohn, but at the meeting in ugust, 1-44 \vcre sworn in, setting n individual meeting record. The meeting' September 20 \vill tart at G p. m. and last untl S 'clock. Sergt. Wojtczak Earns Infantry Combat Insignia (Special to The Neww) With the" America] Division Somewhere in the Southwest Pacific, Sept. 6—For his 'performance of duty in . action against the enemy on Guadalcanal, Sg:I. Frank J. Wojtczak, 17-1 Spring St., Naugatuck. Conn., lias been awarded tho Combat Infantryman Badge. Tho badge, worn above the left breast pocket,' is a silver rifle on a field of infantry blue within a silver border, an elliptical wreath in the background. • JVojiczak, ovcmeiLS SO months, is .1 squad leader in a" veteran Infaii- .try regiment which fought at Guadalcanal with other units of .the America! Division securing the island on February 8. 1943. Again on Bougainville, the regiment-distinguished 'itself in the bloody bal- tlc for Hill 260. Major General Robert B. Mc- Clurc, of Palo Alto, .California, commanding tho America) Division,, oaw action on Guadalcanal ,ind led the amphibious attack that took Vclla Lavella, in the Solomons. The division, formed in New Caledonia, is the only division in Ihe United State* Army having a name instead of o. number. IN WASHINGTON* H.irtford; 'Scpt-Tj;—(UP)—State War Administrator-'" Henry Moslo is in Washing-Jo'HTtSiay to discuss with government officials the possibilities of g-ettinp help for Con- nccticlut's dairymen. The dairymen face a serious feed shortage .because of the drought. —!>&»d. the yoiinK*totit . back to school In Rood ch-an clothe*. Call Slrtilett-r.u\? Wlby. 5-1168—If* nn rconoin.v lONKoit "J'ou will learn easily.' . • ' • v v •

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