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Page Eight NAUGATUOK DAILY NEWS MONDAY, SEPTEMBU 11: Mu Russians Are Reported Fighting On German Soil Examine Nazi Torture Chamber (Uy Vnlt<-<l ITowO The Ued nrmy Is reported figlil- •Ing on German noil. The British radio snys that Soviet pntrols have been operating Inside the borders of East Prussia for the pnst 36 hours. Earlier. Riulio Algiers reported thnt Russian forces had entered East Prustila from northern Po land Bfter iimashlnp through the outer Nazi defenses of the homeland. According to the British broadcast, Soviet columns broke Into "the, Reich by successfully crossing the'Sesupe river. Reports from Moscow Indicate .'that a second river on the East Prussian frontier may also huve been crossed by Russian troops. "Moscow doesn't Identify the river bridged by- Soviet forces, but prc- 'numably It Is the Narcw, right on 'the border line between Poland, and East Prussia. Previously, Bcr- •Jln announced that fierce fighting is raging along the Narcw, In .southern Poland, the Germans arc being pu.shecl buck toward their homeland. Berlin says the I It was coo! this morning us the Rod army has advanced toward I red on the thermometer outside Fort Krakow—key fortress on the The News olllce touched -19 at 6 a, road to German Silesia. Latest I m. However, our favorite redhead, reports say that advanced Soviet | Red Hermans, said that the tem- A French g«;mlnrm<> wiitche* two members of the French Forccn of tin- Interior Inspect tin- execution posts found in tho Ministry uf Aviation in 1'iirl* iiftei] the. Miirrcnttar of the German*. The- FFI WI.VH that patriots were taken hero hy tlio Nn/.ls and tortured lieforc finally being *hot. V. S. Army Signal Corps lladlophoto. (Intermitloniil Somid- photo) Temperature \ Report I Charles O'Connor Presented Purse At 1st Ward Outing nrmorcd columns arc .miles from Krakow. some SO- peraturc was going up shortly af- I ter 9 i\. m.. At r.oon. ft was SO. Keel To the south, the Russians have j then returned the borrowed lawn battered down the southern cle- I mower, and nt the same time . fcnacs of Hungarian - occupied I sought a couple of raUes for col- Trnnsylvnnla. Soviet troops huve I lecting leaves off the front lawn. pushed IS miles Inside Trnnsyl-I Red wants to stay right in season, vsnift. despite the strongly forti- When the snow falls. Red will fled Nazi positions. I borrow a snow shovel, returning Other Russian columns are also the rakes. driving on [he Hungarian province from the northeast and arc loss [ than 25 miles from Transylvania. Berlin snys that Soviet para- | troopers have been dropped inside i the Yugonlav borders, and that | they have only CO miles to go to jvln with the partisan troops Marshal Tito. In Bulgaria, too, the Russian tide j Is unchecked. Soviet columns now nre approaching the borders of Greece, after taking the Black sea | port of Burgas. Observers say that the Russians soon may cross the southern boundaries of Bulgaria nnd quickly liberate the starving Greeks. Finland may become a battleground again. Reports from Stockholm say that the Germans are refusing to evacuate Finnish Lapland, and that may mean war within the next four clays. The Finns have ordered the Nazis to get out of- Finland by Sept. L5th. •Meanwhile, new diplomatic talks arc. taking place In Moscow. Representatives of the United States, Groat Britain and Russia huve met with tho peacu emissaries from Romania to discuss the terms of the Romanian armistice. No definite agreements have been announced so far. Mid nigh t 3 :i. m. . . ti a. m, . . D a. m. - Noon 1 p. m. . . 53 51 •19 57 SO SI —o Soldier With Air Corps Now In Burma (Continued from Page 1) Tr-r-y nf Brooklyn, N. Y. The background for tho picture In a large trailer truck, that Is ft mobile photographic laboratory, used in connection with the work »if the trio in the U. S, Army Air Corp.". The soldiers have christened their trailer, the "Boima Bum" with apparently part of the name being furnished by Sergeant Tracy and his Brooklyn background of baseball's famous "Bums." The interpretation of the "Boima Bum" shows an exceptionally well fed G. I. adorned with bowler hat, a short stub of a cigar, droopy clothes and ("[ueNtlonatilo, shoes, with his pack over his shoulder but with a businesslike rifle carrying the r">ck, and a tiny Amor- Ic-im flag protruding from the muzzle. The Idea apparently la that G. l.'s in Burma may not be long on military dress but they definitely mean business. Weather Report Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island — Fair weather tonight and tomorrow with no important temperature changes. Eastport to Block Island — No small craft or storm warnings are being displayed. Air in* r" Allied Big Guns Hit Siegfried Line (Continued from Page 1) Dutch l/ordcr near the village of Da Gi-oot. An American radio correspondent (of C-C-S) says it is the first Corp. Charles O'Connor was honored at a non-partisan outing sponsored by the First Wai-d Democratic club yesterday at Wargo's grove, : Corp O'Connor was recently dis-' charged after suffering injuries received in the South Pacific area. Among the speakers wore Cong. Joseph E. Talbot, Warden Leo Ero- phy. Tax Collector Patrick McKeon, and Edward Ryan with Burgess J. Francis Cullcn, master of ceremonies. The guest of honor was presented with a purse and expressed his delight "In returning home. During the afternoon, the married men defeated the single men in a softball game, and the town hall bocci team defeated a CIO sc[uad. Harold Murtlui was chairman of the committee in charge and assisting J. CaJlahan. R. Milton Shea, John Ash. Raymond J. St. John, Patrick McKeati, Cyril Tuoliy. Peter F. Meogan. Edward I'-tyan, Leo Carroll, Emrr.et M'urtha. William Holland, John D. Jackson, Edward Lc- vantlauskas and John Ciaffcy. Refreshments were served.- Over 100 attended. Local 45 Enjoys Successful Outing At Linden Park Over 800 attended the annual outing of Local «15, URWA, yesterday at Linden park, George Froo- llch", president of the local, said thla morning. The event was the most successful the group has held. A sports program included softball, bocci and horseshoe pitching contests. Refreshments .were served throughout the day, and a dinner was served in the afternoon. The plcnlcers enjoyed dancing In the evening. * Stephen Knapik was chairman of the general committee. Delegations from CIO locals.in Pasaaic, J., Bridgeport, New Haven/ Torrington, und Water-bury attended. The entertainment committee nclucled Mary Wither, Grace Tayor and Mary Lewis and the 1 grounds committee, Hubert Hail, Arthur Taylor and Mickolas Mur- nno. Rocco Mariano was chairman of he food committee nnd assisting im were: Thomas Palmier!, John Laucr, Frank Wylong, Steve Rose, Ibcrt Patchofskyl Peter Crowe, 1 Uvln Wooster and..Walter Schultz. n charge of refreshments were: Michael San Angela, "chairman/ dr. . Froelich, Edward Reilly, Vndrcw Knnplk, 'Earl Douty, 'homas Connelly, Frank Hayden, iarl Brescnlk and Henry Packer. To Entertain GIs Says New England Is Facing Acute Coal Shortage * Boston, Sept. 11—(UP)—A mem-j bor of the New England shippers ndvisory board snys that New England faces an .-iciite coal shortage this winter. William H. Day attributes the coming shortage to a decrease in railroad hauling facili- Actrc.sN Kiitherinc Cornell IN Hhown uti'tine'-left London for the European- Tlie'itor of Operations on an entertainment nil.sslori, Minn Cornell nnd her "Uiir.ret* of VVInipolu Street" company gave their first performance in Naples. V. S. Signal Corps Jtadlophoto. (International) Says Policemen Have Right To Join Labor Unions Allies And Japs Are Fighting Hard In Western Burma " (By Unllttd I'remO Heavy righting ha» flared ngnin in the oft-and-on buttle of west ern Burma. Allied headquarters In southcaa Asia announces that Allied nnd Japanese forces now arc buttling for u. strategic ridge held by tho enemy in the Mayu range south west of. Buthldaung. The communique says the bat- !lc has been in progress for three days and that Japanese losses have been substantial. "To the north, British and Indian units have advanced farther down the Tlddim road in the Chin hills. Elsewhere in the Pacific theater, fierce attacks by an Allied carrier force against Palu.u and Yap have the Japanese anticipating early American landing!) in the Carolines. Radio Tokyo says Palau was pounded again yesterday — I his time by 3.00 carrier planes. Foresees Rosy Future For Post- War Apparel GETTING INTO THE SWING OP ENGLAND'S GREAT MONTH — TEMBER —CALLS FOR SWINGING' INTO CLOTHES THAT LOOK SEPTEM-; BER. :*% Men dcn't enthuse about clothes as women ; do—because good clothes take a year or two ', off a woman's birth certificate and adds to ...''< her privilege of aging gracefully. ;' :i Men are conservative enough to wonder .-' ( how long their new September suits or topcoats will stand up—so—the first thing a : j man thinks of is quality—and that's where ' ; we come in—autumn clothes for men $45 .'.to> $75. : : Boston, Sept; 11 — (UP) — A con- Staff Sergeant John W. Sullivan precipitated the Boston police strike in 1019 has been disclosed with the statement of an AFL official. President William V. Ward of the Massachusetts State Council of State, 1 County and .Municipal Em- ployes .say that policemen have a right t'o join labor unions. He says he wns prompted to issue the Now Engand area. And he called statement by a recent special ordcr a meeting of transportation j ° r Pollcc Comnnssioncd Thomas F - - ! Sullivan. Sullivan hold 'that the unionisation of policemen was against department regulations. Ward- charged that Sullivan New York, Sept. 11— (U P>— A New England textile expert foresees a rosy future for post-war apparel — stockings th.it won't run, pants that won't shjne or wrinkle, and woolens thut won't shrink. Dr. Donald H. Powers of Boston told the American Clicmic.'il society at New York today thai such revolutionary fabric changes already have been effected in the trovcrsy similar to the one that laboratory. He is head of the lex- ties. Day said that coal cars arc short him were: Mr. Cullcn, Daniel j and no more coal than last year "is moving from the mines to the for tile research program for Mon santo Chemical company. He says a new chemical solution will add as much as 50 per cent to the. tensile strength of cotton fibers, and will prevent .stockings from running. Another solution will make wooicns resistant to shrinkage and creasing. officials to be held in Boston September 28th. He attributed the railroad transportation shortage to a seasonal increase in commercial traffic and a pickup in volume of overseas military supplies. (Continued from Page 1) boyhood and many of his invcn- timc the Allies have entered Hoi- I tions in thut field, border on the land, despite an announcement last week the British captured Breda, 30 miles north of Antwerp. To the west, the Londoi 1 ! radio reports thut British troops have fought their \vuy into the northern outskirts of Le Havre, France's number two port. Thu British are .said to have won high ground dominating tho besieged port I city, German forces, under almost constant air assault, are offering I World War I. He is prominent phenomena!. His unusuul ability has beer, recognized on a national scale, and he has received widespread publicity in magazines thai have :i country-wide circulation. His father, James J. Sullivan, well known employe of the. Connecticut Light & Power Co., is also a veteran of the United States Army, having served on the Mexican border, and in France during W. A. Painter Is The Nominee j. (Continued from Page 1) fanatical resistance. Equally bit- tur fighting continues in tbo outskirts of Brest. As the Americans plunged closer to Germany's west wall, the Allied seventh army developed its front in central France. French troops of tho seventh army, steadily moving up from the south, hammered tnoir way into the outskirts of .Dijon, the largest cily in southern Franca and i.s one of the last remaining German strong- points barring the way to a meeting of the Allied armies of northern and southern Friince. .East of here in veterans' circles, and has received many communications from all parts of the country in regard to the electrical wizardry of his sergeant son. Sergeant Sullivan, although a football veteran at JN'augatuck high school despite the fact .that ho has a leg .weakness clue to a childhood illness nearly was forced out of the Army some months ago due to this condition, although he tlnishcd first in a Held of 00 on tho obstacle course. The local sergeant's superiors lowever went into action to hold Dijon, American and French units i lnc . SO |diei- in the service, making narrowed the distance to Belfort ; public and written declarations to to less than 10 miles. Betfort leads, the affect that the Naugatuck sol- to open country funncling into Germany, the Allies gaining tie- spite fierce German resistance. Jn Italy, American fifth army iroops arc cracking their way Executive Secretary Edith Stci- I through the outer fortifications of vcr stated today that the original Picture, whicli is approximately 10 Inchc.t by 12 Inches In size, will be presented to Corporal Candec's iHinily MS a gift of Naugatuck Chapter, American Ke<! Cross. Corporal Candco is a member of the 9th Photographic squadron of tho LT. S. Army Air Forces, and has brrn homo only once slncn ho enlisted January 1, 19'I2. While he was on a flight In thn East, his plane landed In Hartford, and he cama home for a few hours. .Ho received basic training at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and was later stationed In the state of the Gui-iiic line. They've captured tliu strongholds of Pistoia and Prato. But in eastern Italy, stiff German opposition and bad svcatlier arc slowing the progress oi' the eighth army. On Europe's air fiont, American heavy bombers delivered another heavy blow today against important targets in central Germany. More than 1,000 big planes struck at oil plants in Mersebtirg and others near Leipzig and Hanover. More than 750 fighters accompanied the lieavy bombers. One hun- l ir. the raids. dier was "indispensable." Sergeant Sullivan, who was married only a. short time ago to the former Miss Dorothy Payne of Denver, has two brothers in the service, both ir. the Navy. Shipllttcr 2-c James J. Jr., and Seaman 2-c William B. Sullvnn. They have been in the service two years and one year, respectively. He also has a brother-in-law in the Army, Sergeant Francis Foeley now with tlio American Army in France. Mr. and Mrs. Sullivan when interviewed by Tfie News in connection with the award of the Legion of Merit to their son. naturally dis- piayccl a great deal of pride in the achievement and had a great fund of intcresting'-Btorios to tell .of the early adventures in electricity of Sergeant Sullivan. cr to fill the office capably and faithfully. At the conclusion of his address, the locnl. man received the personal congratulations - of the delegates indicating his popularity as the choice of the. convention for the slate senate'- nomination. Following the convention luncheon was served to the assemblage with about 50 present. Lieutenant Governor William Hacldan. who is Republican State Central Committccman for the 1-1 Hi Senatorial district, w;us tho guest. of honor at the luncheon, and gave a short talk in connection with tile coming campaign, which ho indicated will be one of the most crucial in many years. Lieutenant Governor liaddan indicated his-entire confidence in the outcome of the election but pointed out that utmost effort on the part of the entire Republican party would be necessary for a victory. County Comsr. Edward Raffclc of West- Haven was chairman of the convention and Mrs. Herbert ISmanuclson of Orange was clerk. Naugntuck delegates to this convention ycre: Mr. Anderson, William Plbski, Domenic DC Carlo and Grace Woodfield, Attorney Claremont I. Tollcs, prominent local G-. O. P. member, and former state .senator, for many years has been chairman of the Mth Senatorial convention, and missed Saturday's convention through being in Now Brunswick. Canada, on a fishing trip, t Naugatuck political leaders indi- ca.tcd that tho 14th Senatorial District is so pre-dominantly G. O. P. that they can: recall in many, many years only two Democrats who have held the office, ono Common Pleas Judge John F. McDonough, and In 1936, Frank McDcrmott of West Haven who t.ook the office in the Democratic landslide of that year. threatened reprisals against policemen active in la.bor work in the department. And he said he believed Sullivan's attitude was prompted by; 1 the 1910 strike. . • Said Ward: "We arc a" no-strike oi-gar.iz.ition, we recognize that ;\ pgiicc officers'is first a police officer and is obliged to perform his duty regardless, of his union aJ"flli- ation." And he added ' that such an occurrence" as a police strike could not happen among members of his union. Judge Sweeney Is G. (X P. Choice Vermont Colonel Was Killed While Leading His Troops TEMPLETON'S TEMPI-ETON'S COBXI VVATERBURY DIAL 1080 (No Toll Charge) LOVINK ELECTRIC CO/ 6 Church Sircet Summer Dance Program! For Friday, Saturday *n4 Sunday Evening, JOE ROCK and Hi. KOCK and RYE BOYS: In Polka* and Modern Dance MuMc Sunday Dancing 5 to 9 T. M. White* Eaglt Restaurant BRIDGE STREET; Member of Connecticut •' Restaurant Association • • (Continued from Page 1) Washington He went overseas in ' ' ; July, 1012, landing in India. A grnduatn of Naugatuck high Kchool in lO'll, he was employed nt the Bristol Co. before his enlistment. He was 21 years old August 21. Ho wrote recently to his parents that he had been confined to a hospital with Illness. He did not state •what tho illness was, but did say thiit It was not serious. The last Iftt'itrr the family received here was (luted August 22. dred enemy planes were destroyed The Legion of Merit has a great ! historical background, stemming Boro Court Docket Very Light There were no cases In court this morning, and of late the docket hns been very light. mosquito bombers against Bcrlin Couple Files Wedding Intentions Elizabeth Hackett, in.'j Spring street, and Leonard McCrath, 9H Baldwin street, Waterbury, 1'iled wedding intentions at the office of Town Clerk Raymond J. St. John. The wedding date is set for September 1C. T\VO rn.OTS KILLED Brunswick, Maine, Sept, 11—(UP) --Two Bi-itish pilots have been killed in a training flight collision i over the Naval Air Station at Tn th" nnly case in horough court! Brunswick. The planes were flyins lust Saturday, Alfred Dlstnsib. | j n formation when the accident oc- KFD 1, was fined $10 on a chvg" of violating the rules of the roncl. Jiidge Thomas N'enry over the session. currurl. They crashecl on the field and burned. The pilots' names were presided! withheld pendin kin. notification of from the Badge for Military Merit, established by General George Washington in 1782. The award can be won or. ttic battle field, or behind the lines, but must'be for particularly meritorious achievement. As far as Is known, the Legion of Merit has never before been won by a Naugatuck soldier, although awards, of decorations oE various types, in goodly numbers. in all of the nation's wars havo been proof of the soldierly qualities ol' local residents. Two Warranty Deeds Filed At Town Hall According to warranty deeds filed at the office of Town Clerk Raymond J, St. John, G. Arthur Anderson, sold a lot on Chestnut, street to J. Louise Roberts, and Charles Meleganics sold a house and lot on Highland avenue to Feiix and Anna Sabia. Representative Painter's chances of winning nre regarded here as excellent due to the strong G. O, P, machines that, control the majority of the towns in the Mth Senatorial District. The 14th Senatorial District is made up of West Haven, Milford Prospect, Cheshire; Orange, Naugatuck, Wolcott, Bethany and Woodbridge. Beacon Falls a typo of probato court interpretation of which every voter can feel proud. Mr, Sparks a.'so indicated that Judge Sweeney has gladly given much extra time to the conduct of. his ollice, in holding many prohato hearings at. night as a convenience to tlie families of war workers unable to take care of these matters during the daytime hours. This cooperation i.s much appreciated by those to whom the service has bee rendered, the speaker indicated. The nominating speech was sec ended by William Scholleld als well known I^augatuck resident. The convention opened at th Beacon. Fa'.Is town hall but was 3') journcd to Center school bccau.s of a. Democratic caucus at Ui town hall. Judge Sweeney was first elcctc in 19-12 when he defeated the in cumbcnt.'D, Emmet Shea, by tw votes. Delegates to- the convention were Na;igiiliick, ..Mr. Titluy, Carl W Thompson, Mr. Tangredi nnd Mi Schoflold: Beacon Falls, Vernor Stacker arid,Mr. Sparks. Chemical Co. F. D. Enjoys Outing London; Sept. 11—(UP)—A Vermont colonel who took the surrender of the military and naval commanders at Cherbourg has been killed in action in France. Colonel Harry A. Flint, a native of St. Johns'oury, was hit by a bullet from a German pistol while lending his troops in action. He cliori the following day and was buried in an American military cemetery near St. Merc Eglise. Calonol Flint a legendary figure in the Army, had won the distinguished Service Cross with oak loaves and the Silver Star with oak loaves. His wife lives at Daytona Beach, Florida. Pfc. Fratesi Has Arrived In England Pfc, Eugene Fratesi. son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Frntcsi, of Coen street, recently arrived in England, according to word received by his parents. He is a mall clerk in the Army unit with which he is serving, Pfc, Fratesi, a former Naugatuck high school football player, has been in the service since De- •cemhcr, lfl-12. A brother, Pvt. Armand Fratesi, is stationed in Texarkana, Te.x. BUY WAR BONDS ANT) STAMPS The Flrn Brigade of the Nauga- tur.k Chemical and Synthetic plants hold its annual outing at Schildgen's grove yesterday. Over 250 attended. Softball ar.d horseshoe pitching wcrr> enjoyed by the crowd in ;.it/ tendance, and refreshments, including the bake which wa,s; served in the afternoon, were served throughout the day.. . America's . fruit growers rank among the largest users ot copper lead . For Dependable Fire Insurance On Your Furniture See: Joseph V. Rosko, Agent 3 Union Street Tel. 4928-2952 GREAT OAK FARM OXFORD KOAD Tel. 5M9 MILK — EGGS ; Del/very To All Parts Of ; New Pumper For Chemical Co. Expected Oct. 10 A new f.rc engine is expected for delivery at the the Naugatuck Chemical and Synthetic plants for the lire department there. The new engine, which will be delivered about October 30, is a "OO-gallun. Soap-rave pumper, with a 12-cylin- dcr, 1S5 horsepower motor. BUY WAR BONDS AXI) STAMPS MURPHY'S YARD GOODS g]25cto$1.29 M*k* Idng«r - w«ar» ing, b*ttor - looking clothe* from fhit bright assortment of patterns, colors and fabrici. G. C. Murphy Co. BUYING A NEW HOME? Your Savings. Bank Can Help You NAUGATUCK SAVINGS BANK All Deposits Guaranteed QUALITY RUBBER FOOTWEAR Made In Naugatuck Is Serving: All Over The World _,_ , ^± ^ UNITED STATES RUBBER CO. Naugatuck Footwear Plant Naugatuck Conn> Peter Paul Inc. XAUGATITCK, COXN. LAWNS Manufacturers of Nation's Largest Selling JANDIES and CHEWING GUMS- The hot, dry weather has ruined many of N»ugatuck'« beautiful lawns. Before the fall vain/ set in it would help lo apply a pcnerous amount, of Driconurc. This is poat moss and cow lmnul . c _ lrcatod tQ rcmovc wocd seeds. This is ar, excellent fertiliser and ground condi- Jjoncr for new and old lawns. We llnvo Plenty In Stock." — Also — Turn in your fuel oil coupons and have your tank filled now—this is important. I'rmnnt, KXIHTI WATCH * .IIWKI.KY William Schpero *l<'wi*li>r 10(1 ClfC'Kdl ST. — 1 l-'llKhl Iji — The Naugatuck Fuel Co. I 87 Church St. Phone 5236

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