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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 5

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t WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1944 NAUGATUOK DAILY NEWS P«g« FIv* Waste Paper Is Essential In War Effort; Collection In Naugatuck Sept. 25-26 State Forester Teljs How To Girdle Trees Army Captain Tells About Thanksgiving 1 Day In Bougainville And Paper 1'iil'or salvage collcotu.'ii time In •:'(i, ami all UK- residenls of lh« ruiiuli a iv askod to Uii their ut- Ks ; t-.i niaKo fhr drive successful, ,,. pjipi 1 !- salvage I'umnmtec, tin,. the li'.-idrr.-hip of C. Art.'iur gtr, lias tnado four altuiliptN in . liiirt'iixh since lult; last your, ii tin 1 lu-t rrstilts averaged about r I'olioction. The ciuot;i ,-;».• was ;.0 tuns. PiiluT in Hit- war effort duos not pl;iy an unimportant part. Wa.ilc napfV I'.t'ljis iti take in tho slacl: iMiwil I'.v i ho lack of raw mator- jy] ii>i tht 1 manut'acturo '.if [iiiper. \',';i-l< 1 p.ipi'f '-'• I'unvi'rtt'd intti vm- iuu,- furin.i for uso in ossontial ttn. .,„ 3ij tuns p in fiii-h I' T.'ii' war in Kuriipc, to hear niaiiv lalk. is .Hist alnnit over. But cirri if it is, tliciv is still our wiir will'. jajian. And for t«icli soldier a', tli' 1 fiKhlin.sr front tfuiC yvi iv- niiuiw thiTr is needi.'il rnuons. Ami if tin' war in Kuropo Is ton- {.•Jijih'il liili.-.irrow, tlu'i'i' is still thi: r.f.'il tn L'rt'il tin 1 i:ivili;in and tin. 1 suM.i'r en runtirii'iilu! I^nrupe. Kuui.1 to 1*0 sl'.ippi'il tiL-etis car- uirv- t" '"' I'.'u'Urt! in. U'nsti 1 p;t[K't' riiti'!-s tin' picture I'i.uht in the fori'^rii'.ind • lu-re, for in whal elsir i*;tn t'lHul fur t he hungry mouths of K'ji'ip' 1 aful thi 1 "(.'" and "K" rn- iiuiiM fur our boys In- wrapped in'. 1 KulliiU'iiiK i:i a story by Capt. S.'i-vr- Ciliik. a vi'ii-nin of fi^htiivt; in fin 1 jun«!i-s of llou^ainvilli 1 : '"'his : ••- 'I'liii ntcsi^i\'in;;' IX'iy <it't i .(( in Ihc lu'art. of tlii' jungles oC l->jll- "It"> rainint; r.iu! wall of wiiti-r i nul' 1 llnor into anri 1 . 'I'll' 1 nu'n an 1 ;" i:i '.'i" sw.mifi tlu 1 ficrro. sol- eluirninft the 1 u'lui'-iil\t' 1 suh- huddled kni-e- water waitin;.; Ml to Continue All • I , AS LOW AS IK a pint Alwoyi doliCiou*. YOU maku an/flavor in 2 minuitf*. Pli-CTto a%k your cjroct;f for B35 Mowo/0 Sttoot, San Fronciico 3. CaCf. about them is the ti^ht-woven noiso of war. The snap of a sniper's rifle, the uxcli.ablu chatter of a Jap liitsubl machine gun, the fuinblintr, coujrhinj,' noise of the moi'lars, the hysterical slrafini; ol u P-17- and the soft t'luttury sound, like men blowing through chilled finders, of tho constant artillery shells. "A '.Banana Cat' screamed and Capt. Stove Cibilc raised his hetid and tried to peer through Ihe ruin. "•L,efs eat, pan);,' .he says and the weary men smifJK'e to their fot-t. Thoy remove small cardboard boxes from their packs. It's C-ra- Cions. This is their 'ThatiksKivinj,' Dinner. 1 But let. Capt. Cibik de- scribu that day for you... "'Jt rained so hard the water came up to the ri'm of our foxholes and forced us to put out. Hour lifter hour wo fouj.rht our wuy forward, hacking at the jun- so thick, no man could stand more than 10 minutes of swinniiiK a machete. That Th u nksj,'ivinfr Day wi; wore standing knue-dCL'p In water when we started to eut our C-ratioas. 1|. was Impossible to liyht a fire. We tore open the paper and cardboard and twisted thorn into a torch to heat the cold hash and the coffee made with swamp water, There were plenty o£ .•torched lips but it was lukc warm anyway. 11 'After 2C days, standing and sli.'epin}f in water and ruin wo finally pushed the Japs across the I'iva River Jvrks. The only food we h.-id was our C-rntions. The only way we had to warm oiir food was |jy usinK that paper as small torches. "'At a lime when you're living in swamps and junjjlos. cold hash and coffee warmed by a twisted piece of paper, in more precious than a ha<,- of j;-.>ld. There arc many more jirn^-Ios to cross and thousands of C-rutions to be oaten under severe brutlts conditions l)ofore we reach Tokio. Save Waste I'api,-r, I a lo(ise do. It is vital.'" The C-rations that Capt. Cibik and his rnen had that Thanksgiving Doy in the swamps of Bougainville, were wrapped in boxes made from waste paper... Waste papor was used by CapL. Cibik and his men to warm Iheir food standing knee-deep in swamp water... What are you doing with your waste papc"V Sonc! your wasti; ' pane." to tho fi^htinp fVont. The days—September '2~>. 2C. More than GO per cent of Wisconsin's land nrett is in farms. »y CKOUCi.15 A. CROMIK Farm Ji"<m-stt>r, Soiit.hwosti;rn Connecticut So many readers have expressed interest in the subject of girdling weed trees in their woodlots, casually mentioned several times in previous farm forestry articles, that I thought it best to discuss it here in some detail. Girdling was practiced by the Indians long bcforo tho coming of the white man. They bruised the bark in a ring about the trunks of trees with stone hammers to secure space and sunlight for their small crops of maize. Within a yenr or two the girdled trees would be dead and the. mni?.o could be tri-o\vn iimic! tho standing- trunks. 'L'hu curly colonists followed this same practice, using axes. In forestry. likewise, 1 when: troea arc unduly crowded and the thinnings would be unsaleable, It is cheaper, neuter in appearance mid causes less inlorforence with forest life •if weed trees nro girdled, in this way speeding tip the growth of the remaining "quality" or "crop" trees. Girdling is done by nicking with .a sharp axe a "collar-like" ring, or in thick-barked trees a continuous chipped notch, about the trunk of tho Iree, tit waist height. This severs the bark, the cambium layer of growth cells, and a. few layers of sapwood. The work can be done in any season of year. As tho good future crop trees and undergrowth- of small trainer trees und shrubbery arc loft untouched, leaving the ground in partial Kluulo, the girdled trees t!o not sprout anew from their roots. In a year or so they die, They then 1 slowly crumple away, from the top down and as one ulieiu Maid, "return ns plant food to the earth from whence they came." -Meanwhile these girdlr;d trees furnish suslor.ance and shelter to a normal bird, animal and insect . life that customarily suffers when ovcry dead stick and twig is cleaned out of a woodlot. Tree girdling is really inter-esL- infr work, li requires observation and judgment. It is easy enough lu be curried on !>y persons who would not h a v e the physical strength to make progress in felling trees, It is not really time- consuming for instance, I have in official acreage tests averaged at the rate of girdling one C- to 10- inch diameter I.roe per minute: and I feel certain that any owner of woodland, man or woman, or any hoy or girl of 15, can be quickly trained to select and girdle the weed trees in a waodlot at the rate of onr aero per day. Usually, only 25 10 100 trees nregirdlod per aero, with 200 to 500 I roes per acre left standing. It is best to be con- I sorvative in girdling, confining-the | O(>«r;il/)n to crooked, forked, or PRECIOUS EYESIGHT IN DANGER! S TUDY this picture carefully. Here arc two young people un- Jkiiowiiigly c;ui*!iig damage to tlicir precious eyes. They are -what many thousands of other school children do to coii« triluite to llie alarming situation of defective eyesight among young folks. They arc injuring their eyes because of the glare of improperly diffused light. The lamp is a pretty one and giving sufficient illumination. But its* direct light from hare bulbs is reflected from reading surfaces wiih glaring results that cause eyestraiii. If this lamp were raised to a higher level and had a light-diffusing bowl these school children could study better ill the soft diffused light without danger to tlicir eyes. IVow is the time lo check over your home lighting. See that it is arranged to safeguard eyesight. Clean the bulbs and shades so that you get the full benefit of the available illumination. Prevent glare and waste. If you need light diffusers we still have on hand a stock of various adapters for your present fixtures and complete units designed to improve home lighting. World War II A Year Ag - o/ September 13,1943 O 1 i_ (By United PrcNH') ';. ; . Bitter battle rages in .Salerno area below Nirplos; in southern Ituly, British capture port 'of Cro- lone. • • '' -'f-'"-"; Additional units at the ItnllMi fleet reucl) Alllud ports; in ^Greece, ttalian troops join patriots ngainst Nazis. . •.. ' | German forces, under Field i duty.) Marshal Erwin Rommel, break an agreement by which they hue pledged not to occupy Milan u.ru m'ovo into that city, nrrosting- the commander of the Italian garrison Con. Vittorio RuprKicro. Pennsylvania Marine Had Narrow Escape In Saipan Drive (By Sorjfeiint Joseph !P. Donaluie, of 59 Ch«rr.v ntrttut, IfMinutu Connecticut, a Marino Cur|m Combat Corros/wndfiit, formerly Nun* patiick (Conn.) New* muitiiifl Editor and how on leave for w crowding specimens whose' tops interfere with future crop trees. It is also best, to refrain from yirdliny trees and sections of woodlands where one's judgment indicates that wood products In the' weed trees might become marketable within a period of, ten.years, By ten years the cjulckenod'growlh of the crop trees remaining will have more than niiide up for tho volume of woof) removed by" girdling. Girdling, therefore is, I b<:- liuvu, the quickest und easiest method of transforming Mur many half-grown and semi-mature woodlands of Connecticut into stands or forests of fust growing quality timber. Somewhere, in the Pacific—(Dc- layed)^-Iv> the space oC a few hours on Siiipan, Marine Private First Class Joseph G. Sol.arczyk, 22. of\32 West Fell street, Summit Hill, Pn., saved a comrade from drowning, escaped uninjured when his tank was disabled, und w.'is wounded by Jap artillery lire while making' his way back to the beach. . Assigned to a tank unit of the Fourth Marine Division, Solarc/.yk was just going ashore when he saw another Marine floundering in the water. Halting the tank, ho pulled the Xicn.thccncck.lo safety and proceeded to the beach. Jap artillery put the tank out of commission after a short period on the beach, during which sovora] rounds of fire were directed toward enemy installations. 'We abandoned the tank .ind then attempted to join some friendly unit," he said. "It was at. that School — BAH! 7 % ;i<: Cliinc-Mi! .•»!•« famed for tlmir insvriitiiliility, hut in five-year-old Victor Moy nf New York city you meet one of tin; exception*, However, there's an undersLinil- able r>!ii.son for the; expression of annoyaiici: nil I he lill.li: lad's pJiiDip face—school just o]>cnc(JI (InternaUoiia!) tirr.e J was struck with a from an enemy shell." He has been awarded the Order of the Purple Heart for boin?,' wounded in action.' Solarcxyli's wife, Gloria, and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Solai;- c/.yk, live in Summit Hill. Before '.•nlisl'inff in the Marino Corps A.ug. 17, 30-I2, he attended St. Stanislaus school ii nd worked ot the Allentown State hospital. John Ericson Club Elected Officers At Meeting Last Night The annual meeting of the John EricKon Republican club of NaUKa- luck was held last niRht at tho home of Robert V. Anderson, 137 Walnut street. Officers were elected as follows: R. 'V. Anderson, president; J. Emil Anderson, ^vice-president, Henry W. Johnson, secretary and treasurer. Delcguli-s chosen to the state Republican convention to be held at the Hole) TVift on Saturday, September 30, were J. W. Nygrcn, R. V. Anderson, J. E. Anderson, H. .W. Johnson,. V. N. Pctcmon, G. P. Pctcrsoni : '.J. G.'Gl«nlander, C. W. Thompson, Emil Kohs. Andrew •Vndcraon und Victor Anderson. > Espotdbs Smart Fall DRESSES Woolg . Crepes $895 Ht)V WAR AND STAMP* Gifts of Lostin 9 The real joy In selecting B. gift Is the feeling It will be liked. ' Here at Clyne's,... a step from Enchange Place ... we specialize In sure-to- pi cn.sc gifts in glass, statuwy, pictures. few step* from Exchange fl: THF. ri><rME. THE CoNNECTicu IGHT& POWER Co. H You Use Electricity Wisely, You Save Cool and its Transportation Your "tank" should hold enough "fuel" to get you through the day Your eyes bigger than your stomach When you eat food, it is broken down in your body and then burned to provide energy. During this process,-your food can Jose from 5 per cent to 30 per cent of the energy potential it hnd on your plate. Moral: Eat a better breakfast to do a bigger job. EAT THE BASIC 7 EVERY DAY Uccnusc the U.S. needs us strong, all of us . must tat bcitcr breakfasts , . . brc.ikfasis th:ic "btitk to our ribs" till noon . . . breakfasts tlisit sustain our cncrfiy,. thac mean better work, fewer accidents, less illness, greater production on both the home nnd factory fronts. Rcmcmbcr-che U.S. needs us strong. Why you need a better breakfast to do a better job • 'Your body is like an automobile engine. Instead of gasoline it burns food for energy. Your gastro-intestinal canal is your fuel tank; ic holds the food, or fuel, you need to get you through the day. That's why you may slow down or stall on a skimpy breakfast. That's why you purr through the morning's work at top speed a<id efficiency when you've eaten a good breakfast. That's why you need a better breakfast to do a better job. means breaking your fast Of all your meals, your breakfast follows your longest period of fasting. You average only 5 hours between breakfast and lunch, only 6 hours between lunch and dinner, but a full 12 hours between dinner and broakfost the following morning. So—breakyout fast with a breakfast that givos T you a break, "not a brake. Listen to your muscles work When you work, your muscles contract. When muscles contract they use up netvous energy, consume food, produce acid, create fatigue. For proof, plnce a finger tip in each ear. Tighten your jaw muscles by clenching your teeth. The roaring noise you hear is your jaw muscles vibrating as they work. To counteract muscle fatigue, eat better breakfasts and . . . learn to relax. THIS ADVERTISEMENT PREPARED FOR THE WAR FOOD ADMINISTRATION BY • x * THE WAR ADVERTISING COUNCIL IN COOPERATION WITH THE OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION *_* ^ This Advertisement is a Contribution Toward America's All-Out War Effort by The NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS *' iv"- 1 -

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