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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 2

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NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER •'Lil COTTON HOLLOW Ciirro»|>oinlent'» I'hone 6'Ma Cotton Hollow Sailor Sees Bob Hope Show In South Pacific Ship's Coolc-3-c Howard F. Need ham, Jr.. rocontly wrote his I'ath i-r, Howard''Nnedham, from th Hdiithwest Pacific that his slatioi w:i* vlsile'cl by Bob Hope and hi show. The station- is now expect ing Jacl; Kenny. 1 to put in a pel sonal appi-uriince, he wrote. Tin- sailor also sent homo som JS'PW Koalaiul and Japanese cui r.-iic-y. Hi: is located at a. Is'nva hospital. Aiiiiounri- liirtll Mr. and Mrs. Heiuvy Falc-k an nourico the birth • of a daughter teal-barn Lee,, Monday, Sept, -I, a St. ilury'.s hospital in Waterbun, iiotli mother and daughter are do Ing nicely, It was reported. Cluli Meets 'Utiirsday T!nv Cotton Hollow social clu! will hold UK weekly meet Ing to morrow li'igh't' At the home of Mrs Tu.Mka L,iml. All members areaskec to b<-' present. Confined to Ilium- Harry Winnie has bt-on confined tij his home with Illness. His con- diiion. it was reported, is Improving rapidly, anil lie expects tu re turn f-> his work in a few days. >M-\V • Address TV;. Albert Borgnls lias a nev. nililri.-ss:- Co". "F," '123rd Inf.. A. P. O. 'l-l.'i, Camp Attprbury. Ind. Letters From Our Readers ^ U. S. S, Ln Pi-iiclo "De -10S" Care of Fleet I'ost Office San FranciMco, Cul. August 20, 10-l'l, .N'atlgatuelV' 0*il>' Ji'CWS J'Jear Sir: t% 4 |,7 '*, . '\'n you and your staff I send you nuiny thanks for your gi't't of tin- nu-mo tuok. T -can find much U.MC for it, i assure you.. The News, which T receive res- iilar. is a relaxation I f.T.joy leach and i.-very time the ship hits port. To read o.' follows I know, and tin: Newt, in Itself is a pleasure, I hopu that some day soon, along with thousands of others, that 1 cun walk up to a Xews strind, buy thu paper and sit home reading U. Thiit day is soon coming, for how ean it fall, with the persistence of tin- American, people, and thi'ir way of HCu ; .Sincerely uncl with I hanks, JOHN \V. MAYE. M. M-C. rings are tested by n U. S. bu- rnrtu of standards machine which imitates the. wearing effects of as many as -18.000 footsteps.. • Belgian Children Cheer Yanks Ilcleian children, iminy waving homo-made flags, are shown'Wiving -, w, ".m- to tin- first Aim-riuan >i.I.li.:rs to road, the town of JMil- V, 'so>nvU,n, llMRi...... *>«". their crad,, days those: younlj. H r« linvr hern told that so.no day Ihry would l.c freed from German slavrrv-atul Unit duy has come. U. .«?. -Slpml- Corps Riidlophoto. (International) Golden Hill St. ^ Extension Headache '< v,y- -V * '.,-•- ' ' v\.,., (Continued from Page 1) Street Dept. In August Report Vacation pay was ihe major pay•oil expense in the street department for August, Supt. of Streets Harold Martha's report shows. This pay totaled SG-13.0G . Other major ite:m were: Street leaning, JU25; collecting rubbish, iWJS.-lS; street repairs, $495.01: cut- ,ing brush, S532,r)7; grading streets, !22-l.(il: oiling driveways, S25ij.">u; ,-radlng Jones road, $213.29; bor- nigh yard, S.1G0.37; oiling streets town" aid) S-17.20. Funerals •s. Fuiu.-riil 'of -I. l r rnnc('S l^*\vis Tax Collector's Report Presented A totn! of $380,309.29 was collected in property taxes in July.'Tax Collector Patrick F. McKcon reported Of this, $300.086.89 was in taxes, $190.15 in interest and $26,25 in liens. In addition, $20. was collected in old age assistance taxes, malting the total collection $360,- S2P.2S1. The major part of the property ! tax collection was on the grand I iist of 10-13. this totaling S35S.945.5 1 Funeral services for Miss J, ranees Lewis, SO. of IS Rockwell iventie. former art instructor in ho local public schools, were held his morning at 11 o'clock in St. Michael's lipiscopal church, Rev. \rthur F. Lewis, rector, olllciated. Interment was at tho convenience i' the family. F. D. Extinguishes Another Brush Fire The Is'augatuck Fire department smothered another .brush lire on a lot on North Hoadley street that has been proving troublesome for the past two days. This was the second time it was on Are, The lot is in the rear of Judge Stephen Sweeney's property No duma-ge was reported. Funeral of Mrs, JCila Olsnn Rev. William R. Frendberg, pa?or of the Salem Lutheran church, iliciiuod at private funeral services this afternoon for Mrs, Kda Marie (Gustafson) Olson, wife of Ceorgo Olson, of Hillside avenue, who died Sunday. Burial \vns in Grove cemetery. There are -112 cities in the u - s with populations of 25.000 or morn, compared with 376 such cities '.abulntod In the 1930 census. Mllilllllll cd that no doubt he could. Burgess Kllmasewski declared that there are nearly a dozen new houses on the street and that they have only a sanitary sewer, .arc paying the. Inside rate of two taxes eiii-.h year, but getting a very minimum for their taxes, so It appeared.- ' : • Warden Brophy stated 'that all the houses on the street tV>uld be taken care of, not a single instance us the application at the meeting. The warden alleged, and it-was so voted, that Borough Engineer Curtlss should secure waivers from all residents of the street, and prepare plans showing grade lines and other pertinent factors there preparatory to the acceptance of the street by the town. Warden 1 Brophy pointed out that in the very near future he hoped the necessary legislation would be enacted here whereby the borough will have .tight control over all -eal estate developments within the confines of the borough. In that way situations like Golden Hill street extension and several others that have taken place in recent years in Naugaluck cannot be formulated he stated. Thus persons who buy lots will be accorded a maximum of protection before any money is invested, it was pointed out. Apparently the warden waa referring to a zoning ordinance whereby all realty activities will be under olllcial scrutiny at all times, and streets cannot bo left for the borough to improve, in some cases years after the development was ilrst opened Wlliam Kamunsky of Spring street appeared before the board to tell of speeding in the area of Porter road, near his home. The Meets Cousin In Hawaii I'FC. CKIJ PFC. Schir.c.-lcko of tho United States Army, oversea* in Hawaii since May of tills year recently mot hi.-, cousin. William Viisiiloul of New York city, :i member of tho U. S. Niivy, whom lie hud not sc<;n in, throe years. I'FC. Sehmclcke, who Ims hci:n in the service for two years anil !•» " former employe of till! NuniT'l- tuck Chemical offioi- is the KOH of Mr, and Mrs, Herman Schniislukn of North Main street. plants. In view ol' I ho fact that Cherry street is quite narrow, is heavily traveled anyway and also has a school on it, it was felt that the addition of t-hc --rucks was contributing toward a very serious traffic silu.'itior.. The burgess nnd Burgess Anderson also pointed out that speeding on Cherry street is also now a serious rr.atler. The hoard finally Spring street man stated that two : " dccitlcd Lo no (ify the Naugatuck children huve been struck by autos | Chemic .,| a!ld Ull _. synthetic plants in the past few years and there thut he is fearful of other tragedies if motorists are not cut down in their speeding. Burgess Klimu- sewski declared that he had called the attention of the police department t'o the situation some time ago, but that the police patrol, naturally cannot stay long enough in that one .area to wipe out the practice. The matter was turned over to Chief of Police John Gorm- Icy fo: 1 interpretation, Maps of the Sheffield Lnne-Woos- ter street sewer were also on display at the board meeting and some discussion was heard relative Character / PLACE-SETTINGS AVERAGE ABOUT $23 00 • • I NCI U DIN 0 10% F IP I HAL TAX III American fiimily life...in' the dining-room, social hc.irt of every home, Gorhiun products arc conversation!*] pieces —tlio cln-.*ic gift nt good-family weddings; the preferred cup at christenings, the chief treasure handed down fro in mother to daughter. JIWILMS SILVERSMITHS SINCE IfOV 68 BANK STREET 10 the baroujrh doing the work itself or contracting for it. The project is one of the mosi extensive and costly of its kind ever contemplated locally, and the warden stated that at least 400 feet of the sewer ditch was located in such a way that the work would^ have to .be done by hand. Mary Granica, it-was stated, will not give the -borough pel-mission to carry the sewer lines through her property, although it was explained that she was offered free assessment for this privilege. Michael Nolan and the State of Con- nccliciit, two of the other property owners whose property will alsa be crossed by the sewer lines, have agreed to co-operate, it was stated. The failure fo secure the right of way through the Grtn- ca property will not block • the sewer exlension, Warden Brophy pointed out. although this fact will add more work to the project. It was. voted to rescind a recent vote of the board in which John VVilktis of Shattuck Road was ap- aoinlcd Naugatuck garbage col- cctor at a salary of $6,000.00 per year. The collector is Frank E. Wilkas and the salary and all other conditions arc the same as previously'. ' Burgess J, Francis Cullen wrought up the matter of minor itreet repairs or, Cherry street ex- ension in connecl.ion with points vhere work has been done recently in the street. The matter was referred to the street department. Burgesses Ploski and Klimasewski stated thai there is quite a bit of speeding on Spring street that endangers childi-cn crossing that street, near Diamond street. It was voted lo have cross walks act up from Diamond street across Spring street in an effort to alleviate an admittedly dangerous condition, John Simmons of Lewis street, on. the motion of Burgess J. Rudolph Anderson was given permission to connect into a sanitary sewer near that point, with a charge of $30 to be levied for rear house privilege. • • • Burgess Anderson • also inquired about sidewalks on the north end of Gorman street, on the -west aide of the street, but was informed that waivers from other property owners was necessary before this work could be accomplished. Warden Brophy, when nskcd by Burgess Anderson about the possibility of a public dump here stated that he had nothing to report on this subject, Burgess Anderson stated that with winter coming on the hauling of refuse to Waterbury would become more and more of a tusk to Naugatuck. truckmen. The warden pointed out that the Schlldgen property on the East Waterbury road was still open provided the borough diverted a jrook, to guard against the possi- jility of water contamination! Buress Klimascwski declared that a dump at that point would no doubt cause a great furore among property owners who have built new homes along that section of Prospect street. Warden Brophy and Burgess Anderson who are both, on the dump site committee exchanged a few words about another dump site th.it they have in mind but did not talk loud enough for the spectators to find out just where this new site was located. Burgess Cullen brought -out the fact that many heavy trucks are now using Cherry street to make deliveries to the Naugatuck Chemical and the Synthetic rubber of its desire to have the '..rucks use Elm siren! in reaching the factories. If the practice is not discontinued, legislation will be enacted to keep thu heavy trucks off the thoroughfare. The mailer of the .speeding on Cherry street was referred to Chief Gormley for solulion. Maps of the hydrant locations on the Glenridge Estates development off Park avenue, also were exhibited at the meeting and the pioblem of the inside and outside district jus it relates to the hydrants, was di'opped squarely in !hc laps of the Borough Fathers. Tentative points were indicated on the map for tho location of hydrants, but since some of- theso spots wore in the outside district, the matter soon reached an impasse. Burgess Andrew O'Tcole almost solved the problem by moving the location of hydrant points to ihe very end of the inside district, but even with this interpretation, in some cases it wo.s l.COO feet from the end of the outside dislrict to a hydrant. Fire hydrants are already located and those on Chestnut street not be disturbed. Fire Chief John J. Shorid.-.n was asked for his opinion on tho situation and pointed out I hat the dan- i gers of a conflagration in u development of wooden houses built so close together was not to bo taker, lightly. He pointed out ilia-: fire underwriters desired hydrants lo be not more than 3(iO feet apart if possible, but that hn personally could noi agree to hydrants more than 500 feet apart at a maximum. Chief Sheridan also stated thai persons buying in a development of this nature should know exactly what they ore get- ling in the iine of fire protection and all other city conveniences and improvements. ' Tho Hydrant Committee of Warden Brophy. and Burgesses Cullen and Anderson finally decided to visit the development on Sunday morning and bring in a recommendation to the next board meeting on Ihe situation. There ure ar. estimated 20,00 hotels in the U. S. > Tlirn- l« nil Invlxlhlc, vxl lly III- .-very ncniilur PIERPONT'S DIED HAYES. Thomas F.. of. 67 FiUlur street, Sept. 0, 19-H. Funeral Friday at 11 a. m. from Aldcraon funeral home, 70 Central -avenue, Waterbury. Burial in Grov.e cemetery. Buckmiller Funeral Home 22 PARK PLACE Telephone 4334 Police Dept. Crime was virtually dormant in Naugatuck in -August, the report of Police Chief John J. Gormley | sHowu. There were 34 cases heard, I some having been continued from me previous month. 1 Nine were charged with violation of the motor vehicle Jaws; eight, intoxication; eight, breach of-the'peace; two, theft; one each was arrested on th e. following counU: • • Assault, breaking and entering, embezzlement, common drunkard, non-support, resistance to an olll- cer, violation of probation Seven paid fines and costs, five cases were c.ontinucd, four were committed-to the county jail; four were nolled -by the prosecutor; bonds -were culled in one ca.sc; one was committed to the stale hospital, Ncwtovyn; .one won discharged by the 'police chief and one WOH found not guilty. Two received tjuspcndcd sentences. IIlnoBM caused regular pollccmcr. to lose H days n-"'- 1 6J2 hour , f of special -duty were performed Fourte-n stores nnd ofllcns wort found open at night nnd 27 transients were accommodated at head quarters. TAX VAI.UKS Boston, Sept. C-.UP>-An executive session of the Boston Heal Fstate Board is going to discuss the recent increase tax valuation today. The president of th<> board, Robert S. Wayland, says that businessmen are upset about the city's decision to incroo.se the valuation of theaters, department stores, railroad terminals and hotels. The- ncw rates resulted in property valuations at North and South stations belnc; increased $1.000,000 each. Ollipr structures wore given higher valuations ranging to JO per cent of property assessment. __ GOING TO EN] Maine. Sept, , The 95-year-old nmi on »i »_. dcr of the Grand Army iftS* 1 " public. George Jon«». j,. *« way lo Deis Molnti, ' * v ' side over the annual , of'Civil war veteran, recently in the VeUrin at TO«TJ», Maine, on ill health.

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