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P»g« Four HAUQATUCK DAILY NEWS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1941 Efte Bail? Pufclkuhcd Every Evening (Except Sunday) by THK NAUQATUCK NEWS CORPORATION NAUOATUCK, CONNECTICUT Tcfephoraw 3128 «2»— All DopurtiuonU •ntervd na cecond cluiM mutter at the post office. In Nnugatuck, Conn. SUBSCRIPTION RATliS Payable in Advance Tmonlh » -75 0 months 8 month! »2.25 1 year The United Proas hus tha exclusive right to use for rcpubllcatlon lr, any form, nil news dispatches credited to this pnpei 1 . It I* al«o exclusively entitled to use for rcpubllcatlon all the local and undated newa published herein. PLEDGE TO THE FLAG—"I pledRe »lle- Kiunuv to thu Flujr of the United St4itc» of America and to the Ri.-publlc for which It ititndM. One nutlon Indivisible, with Liberty Hiul .Justice for all." HITLER OVERLOOKED THIS Aiiclicn, wliopc capture has often been reported of Into, should by riylits have been Hitler's cnpitiil. The Fuehrer is I'oml of reviving tlic German past; it, is not.'clear why he overlooked Aachen, ; which was ciiarleinagiie's capital, and for 700 years 'the city in which all German emperors were crowned.-.Later this.. ceremony was 'removed ti>' Frnn.kfort, '• causing Aachen io lose its importance. One thing is certain: Aachen will not., be Hitler's capital now. •' ' . \Around the Clock "SADDEST DAYS OF ALL THE YEAR- FKIOAY, SKI'TKMHKIt 13. IIH4 THE HURRICANE Althoiigli'tlio liurriciinc last niylit vns not us dostnictivo a.s liio 1"V wiiulslonn ol' St'jptonibor 2J. ".1938, it caused much dnmngu along thu Atlantu; coast. Sonic sections of Connecticut wci'c hit lifted nnd othoi- N'o\v England states report considerable dumairi'. Numerous 'trees, tfloplione and el uc trie -wires in the path of the storm were l>lo\vn down, traffic was disrupted and electric power shut off, causing the suspension of oper- Htinns in many war plants. Had it not been for (hu frequent warn-. in^ r s of the approachiiiLc storm published in newspapers and broadcast by 'radio stations, the extent of the damage would have been very rnueh greater. Thanks to the- went her bureau, •press and radin. people had ample time t" giinrd against the elements and to protect themselves and their property as wel^ as was humanly possible. The closing of war plants delayed production and inconvenienced thousands of "workers who not only ex.perionced difficulty in getting to their homes be-' cnuse of the traffic tieup but wore thor- ouhly drenched by the heavy rain. All, in all. however, might have been worse. the hurricane And that, of course, is pomething for which be thankful. ABOLISHING BARBARISM Orvillc Prcsfott of the Xe\v York Times, reviewing a biography of .Bancroft, the historian, writes: ''The twentieth century, with its abundant evidence [licit humanity can revert to. ferocious barbarism as readily as it can inch forward townrd Utopia, would have been 0 shattering blow to George .Bancroft's entire philosophy of life and history." It might be a shuttering blow to almost •nny one who keenly surveys these times, considering the calmness and peace which seemed to prevnil over nearly all the earth before (jennany and Japan broke- Iriosi—and tho actual situation right now. The.' "ferocious barbarism" is present on two great battlefields, which together cover most of tin.- world, Ifow deep-seated is this barbarism, and how extensive, and how long will it last? Kvery thoughtful* person would like to know. AVar itself, even while in good hands it, aims to end existing wars, may find them widening, and wrong-minded men may start, wars which seemingly have no end. The only remedy apparently is a strong, continuous orgaiii/.ation of nations for pence, such as was sought at Hie end of the last great war, but failed for laclc of political and racial unity. It is something which all men and women of intelligence and good will should be thinking about. THE FRIENDLY TOUCH Tt was an admirable characteristic of former Senator George '\\'. Nun-is, one of the gix-jit liberals of the last half-century, that hu could differ with, other men on vital public policy and still keep their friendship. This simple fact is worth remembering. Ton often men in best of intentions. become entangled about public policy was a man who never pretended to know everything, but who quietly and modestly did far moi'u for this country than manv who stormed ,-;::d blustered. public life, willi the dlow themselves to in bitter quarrels uid procedure. Here A. real way to celebrate on V-'l)ay would be to serve a second piece of but- tor. ^- Fred Baker, president of the' Naugatuck Fish and Game club, has discovered' another mailbox (so ho thought) on the comer of Maple and Church streets. After mailing i'onr letters the other niglj;, Fred returned to a meeting in progress and stated that there was "quite a big mail box outside llic Town .lia'll." A quick check-up revealed that said .mail box was null ling but a street department rubbish receptacle Corp. "Walk Mis _of Beauun Falls is enjoying a i'urlough with his parents. Attorney Malcolm Gormley, former boroug-hite, and Gus Sonnenberg, well- known wrestler, who died the other day in a naval hospital in Bethesda, kid.,, played side by side on the University of Detroit grid line back in their undergraduate days Theda Niestemski, 119 Prospect street, Union City, had her tonsils removed at St. Mary's hospital Thursday morning- Local football fans who follow Yale get a treat this year as all eight games will be played down in the Bowl this fall. The Bulldogs open against the Coast Guard academy September 30, Mr. Smith goes to "Washington: 'Rudy Smith, manager ul' Murphy's t'i\*e and ten on (.'h'.irch street. .Is attending a regional cc.-ut'civucc of Murphy store managers in the capital city. .If be gets at place to stay at, he'll lie there fur the rest of the week. And the girls have starred their rolling balis at pins new. The Girls' .Industrial league started Wednesday..night. The V. S. .Rubber Office girls will also get mad at the maples every Friday night starting tonight Old Rebecca's rear left tire has been behaving the past three days, lluw mibudv knows. it wil trying to check a new counterfeit- issue ol' "A-II" gasoline stamps which arc selling on the black market in the region. My irEI-EN TSSSAKY (Central Press Columnist) Paris Style American Designers Supremacy Myth Have Proved Brought Out Again - We've Genius, Too Homer Noragong, the twelve-year-old youngster from Christiansen street, who was injured in an auto-bicycle accident Monday afternoon, will be able to get up out of bed tomorrow. The lad was terrifically worried about missing too much of school, which he like so much. Pfc. Earl Evon of Hillside avenue is somewhere in the Admiralty islands in the South Pacific with the 12th U. S. Cavalry Tommy Dorsey's "Swannee River" is making a comeback on the juke box-circuit. We predict that Harry James' "You Made Me Love You" will.be heard again scon. And we wonder why Artie Shaw's "Begin the Beguine" isn't restored to the ears ef music listeners? YVASi-iTNGTOX itirr.an being rejoices igain Pans is free. JSvcry decent human belli;,', rc- oicos thai, the good people of ^rance arc- released from Nazi op- ircssion. The rejoicing over tho recdom of Paris is more poignant jerhaps than the i-L'joicing over hu release of another captured :ity because 'to so many people vho have scon or imagined Paris, Liris is a kind of. myth. A kind of heavenly myth sen- onud v.'ilh rliiiblpric. "Tho culture of Paris—:"... ••Paris, thu style center!". . ."Paris, (Jic art center!" "Paris, tho beginning spot, where bored and virtuous citizens may go and be as ii.-mghty iis they think they want to be.". . ."The beautiful Puns!" Paris was indeed a fascinating city, the last time I was there, about six years ago.. But iheru are also fascinating cities in the United States. And gayoty. And "beau-coup diablerie." There are great art treasures and beautiful clothes and women ,a hundred times better shaped and hnttor dressed than the women you see on the Paris streets. Wo may continue to hold a spe- nial reverence for the charm ol.' Every decent ! ings. Of snatching an idea thcrc- that onca from and adapting it to the habits and figures of modern women. Is'ettic Rosensiein told a Washington audience that the United States could never make the fabrics, the rich, boaVtiful fabrics the French make. Why not? We have proved that we can mnke anything and everything in this country. And make it at a moment's order. So why cannot we make rich and beautiful fabrics? We can. Tho only reason \vo cannot make rich and beautiful fabrics and chic costumes (this is a possibility, not an actuality 1 an; mentioning) is beauce we wring GUI' hands and say "Oh! Oh! V/c arc not as clever as those Parisiennesl" We as clever. But wo arc also servile in our reliance on French taste. Already there are ecstasies of praise for the French shops, "the most divine French shops." Certainly there are divine French shops .But there are also divine American shops. Nowhere in Europe are there as fine shops as there are in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles. . . There is no street in Paris as thrilling as Fifth avenue. Or Michigan boulevard. . The .big department stores of First ordinance in the U. S. to regulate pawnbroking was passed by the common council of New York City on-July 33. 1S]2. BUY WAR BONDS AXD STAMPS You're Telling Me! By WfUC-IAM KITT (Central Trc»» wnt«r) THE TROUBLE with a summer sunlan, returning- vacationist* clifl- cbver, is' that it seldom lasts oil long as It took to acquire it. Some folks .-ire so dumb, says •Gramlpappy Jenkins, they think a shin-dig is a contract bridge fifamc. J A new varnish, according to .1 report, is supposed to make un airplane virtually invisible. maybe THAT'S what happen-., t the German Luftwaffe!' • ••'•* The French, according, fa gr:iphx, Invented dominoo*. «IVL. kind—MUiUnnary nr Ka|li>jH n JT This season games ofc-'hii i' 1 yoritu rootbn.Il team wlHYbc bro»j! c-i.sl, nays Zadok JDuiyjkopf, yu^- worries him is that the broado?,' may be fumble by fumble. ^ £ '1 ' : A German lliiKiilst Ix M | 4 . know 270 different l.-inKUa^rx, ^ • we'll l>et he's practicing 3 b,^ n;iy "Kamera«l!" In every them. 3 DIAMOND . ENGAGEMENT HAT10ML REPUTATION rt*Kf Of tnvief . AH Itcmt ol itcl to 20% cxcL&c |»> * FOR FALL • FOR WINTER Mniosky ol! (Jurtiss ntrc-ut is scmi;- vhoiv in l^rniiC'C Mickey J-Jroud- rick. Specs Spiidulii, and Bniisei- Aqiinvin, dirln'r do so well \vilh 1:'hcir liiko vepair .shop (In; p:i.-:L siniituor. So (.hoy .'li.'ivc clis- snlvi.'d their pjirtuci'siiiip until business picks up John ".Too" GmiiiOiid is iinck in town ni'tor speii'lin^' the summer \vorkiiiLr nt S;iiul\- !->each. .Joe, n formei' '.\\'\vs ! I my, is a freshman tit iiie school li.'iil' \\',-iy up i.he hill M;iry Koilly ol' Ili^lihind circle, is all coni'iiscd :uid excited ihfse p;ist- .l'e\v d;iys as she yocs; thrini^h re.n'.-ini.'irol'o nm'l reil tape nl: veir- jtcriiii; nl the University of Connecticut; up (it SN'i'rs. Thanks to the operation of a nearby race track, the town of Salem, 'N. H. ; .which owed a debt of 3194,000 in 1933, will burn its mortgage September 30, Who said no one ever wins at the track? . i . . . Bowling has come in with a great big bang 1 in the borough .Four leagues that we heard of are active at the present and plenty more will start soon, es- peicially as the various girls' teams get going. The old poem will have to be revised to "Woodman, spare not that maple tre«, for what are the Naugatuck bowling aHeys going to use when the Genes and Mables start knocking that wood around?" Paris and its imullcctun.1 importance in the world. If, hovvovQi-, we intend to grow up. please don't lot. us forever talk about Paris as Lhe center of all thru is exquisite. Already stories have come out "f Lhe French capital—"Paris is still iho fashion center of the uni- v'ci'sc!". ."Paris, dressmakers and designers stili (.he Rreatest livinff artists with needle and im.igina- tion!" I cannot quite believe this. Wr are succumbing to the old legend awiin. During the past few years, while the Paris dressmakers ware hold in bounds by the German invaders, the women of the United States had to buy the clothes the American designers thought up for them. So obedient had we been to the whims of pre-war Paris that American designers in the first days of their independence scorned unable to cone with their sudden responsibility. Within u. 1'ow months,- however, they shook thoughts of French domination out of their snarled threads and set to work. The results of thnii- efforts have been the most becoming clothes ever made under war-time restrictions. Dross clesiprninK. so the geniuses therein tell rue. is mostly a matter of looking at old prints, o:d paint-. d :P.aris in the hey day of the French capital—the Louvre and the Galcrie La Fayette could not compete in stock or equipment with the number three shops of cities like Cleveland. Kansas City, Detroit. Philadelphia. Cincinnati, Pittsburgh. As 1'or the art treasures of Paris and the other European cities—the National Gallery in Washington has many priceless canvases and marbles. So of course have the ls"c\v York. Chicago, Philadelphia. Boston. Cleveland and St. Louis fi'al- lories. I hope wu don't cringe again before that empty phrase "The culture of Europe." The war should have taught us its hollownoss. | Wo need to sell our own good qualities to ourselves. Heaven help us, if once.again we flnd ourselves on our knees to the Old World. COUNTElSFIin: STAMPS Boston, Sept. 15—(UP)—A new typo of counterfeit ration stamp is joining the widely-circulated sugar gasoline coupons. These arc sugar stamps, which the. Regional OPA says a'.'o being sold- by racketeers to large sugar users in states bordering on -New England. So far, thoro havn been no reports of the 'counterfeit sugar stamps in New England. Meanwhile, the OPA is Pre-s.eason, pick-ups for Winter Wardrobes — "win. •'•rung 'styles for dress-up — for casual wear. You're Sure to Find Your Favorite Here. * BUY WAR BONDS * Bags of genuine leathers: Cowhide, lambskin, alligator, pigskin and capeskin^ also novelty fabrics. All style-right. All budget- right. $1.98' $4.98 $5.98" $9.98 PLUS 20% TAX • • GLOVE BEAUTY For your every Fall outfit —of capeskin, pigskin, cal- vetta, kidskin and suede. Some are hand sewn and daintily stitched — long and short styles. In black,* brown, beige, white, navy and mahogany. $2.98 to $4.98 THE MILLER & PECK CO. WATERBURY- CHESHIRE

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