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'A Progressive Newspaper For a Progressive Community" WEATHER Intermittent Rain Full Report On P»BC R Vol. LXVIII, No. 213 ESTABLISHED 1885~ TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1944. Leased Wire Service of the United Press Price Three Cent! Of Germany Is Making Headway Town Hall Building Improvement Situation Is Now Nearing Climax Architect Henry Moeckel, Sr. To Submit Report TO Fire Marshal Hiekey Henry Moeckel, Sr., local architectural engineer, tum finished his survoy of the town hall building, (iml his report will be submitted In the m.'x! few clays to State i-'lre Miir.ihiil I'Jdwurd J. Mickey, the meeting of the Nuugatuck Welfare hJuurd \vhich haw jurisdiction over lln.' property, was informed last Mr. Moeckel has been at work on his survey work, blueprints, ski'tchex, etc., for the p.isl month, i! WHS indicated, and If Fire Marsha! Hiekey fully approves of the jii-ugi-e.'W tnsit has been nuvde and tin- proposed changes as set up in thu local architectural engineer's plans, ([notations will be sought trom W. J. Megin. Im:,, in connection with ihesi. 1 improvements. Whi'ii Fire Marshal Hiekey ap- p:-u%v.-< the v.'jrk of Mr. Moeckel and the figures on Ihe costs in- volvi-a are rei.ic.iy, a S|>eciul meeting ot" the Welfure Board will be called, Warden Leo J. Brophy in dicuiect last night, to decide whether or not the work will be clonu. Fife Marshal Hiekey some weeks ugu closed the Gem theater section of the Town Hal! as a place unnaiv i-u- public us.tcm.bly, and Ktiggi'stml a number of changes thiii mum bi» made before he will allow the auditorium to be uautl lor public gatherings of any kind. Miner Una [im<; Mr. Moeckel ha.s been hard at work checking over lilt points of the building that have Local Cpl's Unit Cited By FDR Corp. Earl Ranslow Fought With Troop A, 8th Cav., In The Admiralties lioun undvr dlscuaHlon tvs possibly toward n. hazardous condition. One conference has a.1- rt-ncly been held with Fire Marthai 'Mickey's architectural engl- lurr us to whether or not Mr. Moeekel wus proceeding along the -i>,"ht lines in his work on the fown Hall building and in'ly satisfactory. Mr. Moeckel was in conference n Kin; Marshal .Mickey's office at hat time for nearly three hours Troop "A", 8th Cavalry has been cited for battle honors by President Franklin D. Roosevelt recently. The merit a_ward was won after the unit had killed Japanese 'numbering twice the size of its own force while taking a jungle strong point in the Admiralty islands last sprint;. Corporal Earl Ranslow, whoso wifp, the former Phyllis Thompson, lives at 31 Bradley street, is a member of the unit. The cavalrymen, turned jungle fighters, beat their way through strongly fortified enemy positions, and heavy machinegun, rifle and mortar fire to take Rossum village on Mantis island last March 19. paving the way fora rapid mop- up of the area. The 8th, :i regular Army outfit, formerly was stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas. The citation, made public today, said: "The individual- and collective British Leaders Arrive In Quebec For Talks First Army, Under General Hodges, Is More Than Six Miles Inside Nazi Territory And Advancing Steadily How Drives Peril Nazi Industry British military lenders nre shown as they arrived l:i Quebec to attend the scheduled conference between 1'rrsiilunt Uoosrvclt iincl Prime Minister Churchill. They are (loft to right): Lt. Gftn. Cordon MiicRi-ad.v, of the British Army delegation^ Ad in. SI.- IVrcy Noble, head ot the British'N:ivy delegation. Air Marshal Sir William L. Di.'Ish, head of tin- KAF delegation, and Field Marshal Sir John Dill, chief of di'lfigatmii. (IntiTiiatinnal) gallantry of 1 all mornbors-of— tho. Arthur W. Swan, local electrical •ontructor, chocked the wiring and uts turned his report over to the troop ond the devotion to duty which enabled officers and men alike to defy the numerically HU- pprior enemy and his Held fortifl- cntions, to disregard their wounds and refuse medical evacuation, and to press their assault through im- ''<•'• penetrable jungle in the face of intense concenLrntions of enemy fire, exemplified the highest and noblest of cavalry tradition and annihilated enemy troops in num- (Continued on Page S) Local Resident Member Of Harvard "caching Staff br-r.s more than double' the strength of the assault force." Corporal R£ins!ow entered the service November 2. 19-12, and received his basic training «t Fort McCloIlan. Aln.. in the BIRTC, and was Inter transferred to Fort Bliss, Texas, for cavalry training. He Is still stationed on an island in the Admiralty group. Richard Nuuga Chief Naval Specialist Dick" Tuckey. rated as ick's i;roati'St footbnll player, and former grid star at Naugaluck li^'h -H-hocl. Manhattan college nd with the Washington Red- kins und Cleveland Rams profes- onal teams. Is now a member of if coaching staff of the Harvard 'nivfi-sity football loam. N'iH/ul Specialist Tuckoy has been i the U. S. Navy for nearly two •••ir.i. hut for the post some onths has heon stationed In Bosit where: he has been taking spe- iil com-si's of sludy at Harvard nivtT«ity In connection with his >val specialisation work. -Sonic time ago. Petty Officer Jelci'y wax approached In connec- "i »'ith aiding tho coaching staif Harvard University with Its othall problems, particularly Ihe •ckt'ii'ld work. Conferences led to the signing of < s niival officer as an assistant ; ieb. und his wealth of expel 1 - •>ec In football is bound to be a '•M help to Head Coach Henry 'Mnrr. t'etty Officer Tuckey when not • duty makes his home wlih his *". Mrs. Eleanor Tuckey and his "I'ly on New Haven road, "Roug-h And Ready" Taylor Had Patience ' S. Because General Zachary Lit,.,. tn become 12th president, had been ''wly and waiting for nearly •' yi'iir, tin was able to force '^'- Mexicanss .across the Klo ir.indu when they Invaded * ocas. ^ Toclny every American cnn • nile his impatience for the wa r to end and help to make ; lfl mudy for final victory by 'uylne morr. War Bonds. A Nows want Ad Is always p ™<iy to rin youi . nccds quick*• -'list phone 2228. Buy a UC) n'l with the extra cash. Naugatuck Rangers Meet Tonight For Final Outing Plans Kaurratuck Rangers will report for regular drill and final instructions for the outing tonight at 7:30 p. m. at the Tuttlc school grounds. A new member is Lcroy A. rCrnmpitz. The 3rd Battalion outing next Sunday u'il.' be one of the greatest events for the Naugatuck Rangers as they have charge of the entire program. Those in charge of the various departments arc as follows: Reception. Capt. H. Whittemore Jr. and Capt. F. Baker. Publicity, Lt, J. Thompson. Prizes, Lt. J. Hartlng. Signs, Sgt. E. KrampitH. Tickets, P .F. C. J. Hayes. .Sound system, Mac's Radio Shop, Events — Shooting, Lt, Thompson; '.innd grenade, Lt. Harting. Sports equipment. Sgt. J. Val- inches and Corp. C. Vcrccski. Corporals must make their flnnl reports on fan out sheets to Capt. Baker tonight. District Head Rotary Guest Wed._Night Eilis-Thayer To Pay Annual Visit To Naugatuok Group At Stratton's Restaurant ISllis Thayer. district governor ot Rotary will pay his official visit to the Naugatuck Rotary club Wednesday night at.the regular weekly meeting to be hold at Stratton's restaurant in Park place, •Ml members of the Naugatuck Rotary club are expected to be on hand Wednesday night for the official visitation of District Governor flmyer, an event of unusual importance to local Rotary circles. •; The directors of the' Naugatuck Rotary club have passed-'a special, set of rules in connection with members who arrive late for meet-| ings or fail to wear their badges.' and each week a special table will be reserved for some committee group in order to expedite the work of the individual committees. LATE •4 1U U, S, SUUMAR1NE EOST •'-. • Washington,. Sept. 12—(UP)— The N«ivy announces the loss oC the 3,475-ton American submarine Gudgeon, presumably in the Pacific. oOo NAME1J FOB VKOMOTION J. fi. Anderson Campaign Manager For W, A, Painter J. Rudolph Anderson of Spencer street, Republican burgess from the First Ward has been appointed campaign manager for Representative William A. Painter, who recently won the G. O, P. nomination for state senator from the 1'lth Senatorial District, Mr. Anderson and Mr. Painter have been close friends for many years, and the closest of cooperation has also existed in the political achievements effected by the two men here in recent months. Mr. Anderson placed the name of Representative Painter in nomination before tho l<!th Senatorial convention last Saturday at Cheshire and also was n member of the Washington, Sept. 12 —(UP) — Pri'jijdL-nt Hooscvelt hits nominated Ufiitoniuit General Omar C. ISrudloy, commander of the American J2th Army Jiroup, to hi.- ;i permariont major general in recognition of what tliu president ciillod his "outstanding accomplishments" in northern Franco. oOo WANTS KOOSUVELT BEATEN Cincinnati. Sept. 12—(UP)— United "inc Worker President John L,' Lewis has called for President Roosevelt's defeat in the November elections. Lewis charges that the president once had—as he put it—"publicly kickeu" every miner in tho face." Lad Seriously Hurt In Auto- Bicycle Collision (Continued on Pago 8) Staff Sergeant Michael Nemet Of Aetna Street Awarded The Air Medal (Spoeliil to The >'ew») At a 12th A. A. F. E-25 Base, Sept. 12—Staff Sergeant Michael Nemet of Nuugatuck, Conn., has been awarded the Air Medal for meritorious achievement in acrin.1 'flight, He is tho son of Mrs. Mary Nemet, 25 Aetna street. Sergeant Nemet is serving as turret gunner with a battle-sea- soned Eilly Mitchell bomber squadron operating in the Mediterranean area. His unit has supported six amphibious landings and has been in combat since the early stages of the Tunisian campaign. . Hio overseas duties began in June 19'12.. •-- — Wln'ii your niiix-tlti" Is -n bit. Jn<l<'<). sttitl ,v»n urt.> loukinj: for ttonmthlnK iltf- r.Ti-lll. Ill fmul, >l«|i ill .ll'l'l'it ICi<M:iiiruiil. Twelve-year-old Homer Nora- gronj;-, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin C. Noivigong of 1-1 Christiansen street, \vns seriously injured ycs- Icrclay aftci'r.oon about 5:30 o'clock when the bicycle on which he was riding, collided with an automobile driven by Leonard T, Russell of Bethany road, Beacon Falls, on South Main street. The lad was taken to St. Mary's hospital after treatment by Dr. Victor A. Casella, where this morning authorities said his condition was fairly good. He is suffering from a possible fracture of the skull, possible concussion, and possible fractures of the ribs it was reported. X-ray pictures wcl'e taken today. Young Noragong is said to have been coming out of a driveway on the west-side of South Main street as Russell was heading soul-h, .Russell said ho pulled over 'to the left —his car was allegedly stopped on the east side of thc ; street when police arrived, and " Office 'Ra.y- nond Carlson counted off about six paces from the west side, of the curb to where the car •' was stopped—to avoid the .bicycle- but Plenty Of Sports In Nazi Camp Mother Gets'' First" Letter- From S-Sg-t. Lawrence Dunn, Prisoner Of War Mrs. Lawrence Dunn< of •!•! Culver street has ..-received a letter -from ( hur son, Stuff-Sgt, Lawrence "Buddy" Dunn, of-the U.S. Army Air Forces, who is a prisoner of war in Germany. The letter was Ihe first word she had from him In lower map arrows nhow how two key Allied drives swing: (A) across Dip Netherlands above.the Siegfried line toward the heart of thu No/.l Industrial areas north of. Cologne while (B) the drive through Aucheh ainiN directly at COOKTIIC and perils war production /.ones. In upper map the Uirce circle gives n. close-up of important manufactiirins- centers toward which tho drives aim while black stars in smal Iclrcle indlcitta key objectives in France which cither are well in hand or have boon <4iken in the smash toward the Reich. (International) S-SGT. LAWUENCE since May when she received a post card dated February 28. four days after the bombing- mission on vhich he was reported missing;. Local Soldier Is Given Rating Of Technical Sergeant (Special To The Xcws) Fiftcenih A-\F in Italy, Sept. 12 Stanley M. Rozycki, 25, husband of Mrs. H. R. Rozycki. 30 Locust street, Naugatuck, Conn., was recently promoted to the rank of- i-cchnical sergeant. Scrgtae Sergeant Rozyck! is a crew chief of a B-2'l Liberator, He entered the Army in June 19-12. He received his training at .Sheppard Field, Texas, and Chanute Field, Illinois. He is a graduate of Naugatuck high school. While at school he participated in baseball, football, ind basketball. Prior to entering the service re was employed by the United States Ruboer Co. EXTORTION CHARGED Now Haven, Sept. 12—(UP)— Seventeen-year-old Frank Wadjeko PLANE 'CRASHED Wcllflcct, Mass., Sept. 12—(UP) —Navy surface ,-ind air craft .ire searching for the pilot of a plane hat crashed i^:o the sea. The craft was on a routine flight from he Squ.intuiH Nnv.il Air Facility vhcn it plunged into the f=ca a lalf-milc off Wcllfleet. The name ^ from Mrs. Chester Hebe r-i of the pilot, Ihe sole occupant of week, "according to Red Cross re"! 1 " of Stratford, under thrca! of I the-fighter plane, was not disclosed The letter as far as Mrs. Dunn '• of Bridgeport is' charged by fed- can make out was dated July 14. la apparently receives mail torn- r.g from the United Stales, as he oncludes his letter with "keep on cr.il authorities with extortion and is being- held In $2500 bond nt New Haven county jail. According to the writing." She writes him twice a. i c(1 F-B-I. Wadjeko allegedly demand- Naugatuck Soldier Reported Now In Hospital In India Mr. and Mrs. Adolphus Ashc of Millviilc have received word that their son. Private Earl Ashc of the United States Army Air Force is a patient at a military hospital in India with a fractured knee. No details have been received as to just how Private Aslie was injured but it was presumed that he was involved in an- accident in connection with his military duties rather than in actual combat, The local soldier is a member of the United States Army Air Force and is believed to be attached to one of the bases from which aerial action against the Japanese is carried out. Patton's Men Said To Have Established Bridgeheads Across Moselle River BRITISH SECOND ARMY IS ADVANCING SLOWLY IN HOLLAND Unconfirmed Report Says The Germans At Brest Have Surrendered (By United Press) The American invasion of Germany is making headway. Lieutenant General Hodges' first army, now more than six miles inside Germany, is reported advancing- steadily and almost at will. The first details of the invasion have come from "United Press War Correspondent Henry T, Gorrcli;" who is with the Americans. Gorrell, in a dispatch sent at 1 p. m., German time, said the invasion oi the Reich was- proceeding in strength. Spearheads were moving ahead of the main columns in strong exploratory thrusts. The United Press war^ correspondent says the orders for the invasion of'Germany were, issued from a bleak barracks building- in Luxembourg. -Only a, "few hours'before, this building had housed, the Germans. • '.';.. i; ''%'t At the same time, another. late dispatch,, from' 12lh army tj rou P headquarters, says it is apparent t h a-t-• -the: American..:'spearheads . have not-yet reached the Siegfried line proper. . ' • . The' Americans arc moving through • dence forest counlry of the Rbineland. They've bypassed the ancient German city of Triers, and may soon break onto the highway "that runs straight to the industrial, center of Koblenz, a bare 55 miles from the Yank spearheads. The Americans are advancing almos! at will. Preliminary reports that dealt with the invasion of Germany spoke of feeble resistance. But Allied headquarters say the Nazis holed up in the forest country have good territory from which to wage defensive battles. Right now the first army is prob- infr Hitler's west wall defenses, looking for its Achilles' heel, looking for a spot to crash through in strength before the Germans can mount a counter-attack. Other elements of -the first army !o the north arc less than five miles from the German frontier in a push eastward through Belgium. T.'iere is strong German resistance in this sector, and American big guns continued to shell the cily of Aacncn, just over the border. Strong German resistance also is being encountered bj' tho Allies at the northern and southern approaches to the Siegfried line. The American third army, General Patton's force, is reported to have established new bridgeheads Continued on Page 3) quest. Sgt. Dunn, who has been in the the boy's vehicle hit a fender, it was said. Tho lad was thrown to the ground, and lay in great pain', awaiting aid; he tried to hold his 'cars back, as a crowd gathered, eyewitnesses stated. The community ambulance wil-h Patrolmen Wilfred Evon and Carlon took him to the. hospital. — Diin't nilNH Illi. lilic xnvlriKX In tin' Church IIM. Sllli- iiimi-r . I'pli-i's uri' •»>im(iiiiililr. — Adv. C'lmrcli Klri' »r 'J'"nrf* now NllllKllt-m'K'M n- Auc- ut nu- ft'iixliiuir-. l>llt.'iv ' A cltaiciv' nvlratiaiu— Adv. (Continued on Page S) Local Sailor Is Now Petty Officer; Sets Fine Record Henry L. Behlmnn. Jr., U. S. Navnl Air. Force, \v\s been promoted to Petty Officer, 2nd class, as an Aviation Radio- Technician. He was sixth highesl- in a class of over IGOmcnl who recently graduated from a course in Airbourne Electronics at the Naval Air Tech. Center, Corpus Christ!, Texas. Petty Officer Behlmnn is' expected home on a leave in the near future, which -will be spent with Vis -parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry ~Li. Bchlman, Sr., of 38 -Neagle St., ;nion : Cil-y. ' Vhi'ii '.vmi think of mush;, think of Mi'tro Muill- ,M;irt, KX Clluri'll' slrprt. nlii'i'1 in 11»11:, ri'rnriN, vie. Joined nar Hi'i'iirii ciub'.V Why inn loilii.v.'—AU>. Sherman Dalrymplc, president of bodily harm to her sons. by Navy authorities. Local Union Member Named To Credentials Group At Convention Miss Gencvicve Pajcski, prominent member of Local 45, United Rubber Workers of America, has been signally honored by being appointed to the' membership of !he Credentials Committee at the annual convention of the U. R. W. A. which opens next Sunday in New York city, Miss Pajeski has been associated with Ihe labor- movement for .he past many years, and has been >ne of Local 45's most ardent and aithful workers, having been a ;hop steward now -for some time. The appointment of. Miss Pajeski announced in a telegram from -- n ••• «... the United Rubber Workers of America, who recently returned from a tour of the battlefront in France, where the needs of the armed forces in connection with labor production in this country, were vividly illustrated, firsthand, to a group of American labor chieftains. The delegates from I/ocal 45 who will attend the convention starting- on Sunday include. President George Kroelich, Joseph Kenishen, Stephen Knapik, Frank Woods,. John Butler and Miss Pajeski. Ixitlli'N, Iiiuk InvHy! I*O|M> ririirmlx um iiii|ii>nriiii<'p. lluvo Unit inirmi'iit »r rrM, . l.-.ui.'il hy situK'K-l.iiv. Call Wiliy. 11HK. unit our driver Mill rail.—Adv. , ' SiftttI Corps Photo Froni France comes this photo oi whole blood plasma packed in di-y ice to maintain proper temperature. The life-saving fluid is on its way to a field hospital. Blood donors filled those jars—War Bond buyers cot them there. Uack 'cm up with W»r Bonds! J,-, £. Trtcwry Utfarimeit

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