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Page Tour NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1944 Published Every Evening (Except Sunday) by THE NAUGATUCK NEWS CORPORATION NAUGATUCK, CONNECTICUT Tvlvphunt* 2228 mid 2238—All DupurtnicntM Entered tui Hucond. cUiss mattnr ut the poat office In Naucutuck, Conn. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Payable in Advance 1 month $.75 0 months $-1.00 3 month* J2.25 1 yctir Thu United Press has the cxclusivu right to use for rcpubllcation In any form, all news dispatches credited to thly paper. It In also exclusively entitled to use for rcpubllcation all the local and undated news published herein. TO TliK FLAG—"I |>kdff<! nllf- to till! J-'lttjf 'of tht) United St:it<->t ol .Aincrlni tind to tho JU'|'»l>lic fur which It •ktuiiUft. One nullon Indivisible, with L,ll>crlj mid Jiwtleu fur all." 19-H A LESSON PROM THE HURRICANE Many who .had to illuiniiiai.e-the.il' hurnes u'ilh c-andlf liylit .last week \vliou tin; cIi.'d ric power \viis oft', because ol' the Imn'icane, i'ouncl It to lie an unpleasant ctliaiiye iYuin the condition* to which tliey were ac-ciistomecl. As they sat around HI the tli'in and i'liekvrinj;' liiflit without even the enjoy- iiH'iit of tlieir radios (silent L'or the same j-fiison), they more than unco voiced their displeasure at beiiii;- deprived oL' eleetrie lights, radios and other eon- von it'll cos \vhieii add to the joy of living. Tlio deprivations and discomforts they were forced to endure undouhledly made them inore appreciative of these desir- rib It; I'eaturcs of a modern homo. However, so .far as silence of the radios was concerned, no small number probably breathed numerous siyhs of the relief they felt at being 1 temporarily free from noisy announcers, il crazy" programs and other features to which they so often have had to listen, but \vhieh to others in (he family nnd, perhaps, tin; family next, door, were the finest programs on the air. To a grent many persons one of the most, regrettable losses was the destruction of their shade and fruit trees, which had contributed much to the'u- comfort and happiness over a long period of years. These trees, unfortunately, cannot be replaced with thu same speed witii which electric power can be restored. As the late Joyce Kilmer said in his beautiful poem, "Trees 1 '—''only God can make a tree." And it takes a good many years to reach that stage when they can form a veritable shade canopy. The hurricane brought us one serious thought which is likely to remain with, us for a long time, naim-ly, that mankind of ' itself is absolutely helpless against Nature's elements which come from a source that is beyond all hurruni control—a fact which should make mortal man most humble as he i-e.'ilixos his dependence upon the Creator of th'e universe. That is the great and impressive lesson the hurricane has taught us. DO YOU REMEMBER? From The Files Of The News 20 Years Ago Among Iho drummers In the Nougntuck Grammar school Fife and Drum corps were Edward Cowles, Milton Dahlin, Joshua Fairbanks, Daniel Monahan, Edward Hotchkiss, John O'Connor, Frank Squires, George Wells and Starcia Tamasauskas. Among those attending a party for .Air. and Mrs. Justin McDonnell in Muple hall in Bethany were Mildred Jones. Katherine C.'irrick, Edna Woodbridge, Charlcls Fellows, Gladys Hubbell, Patrick Hradyhaw, Robert Mclviernah, Helen Kelson, and Clifford Sanders, o—O—o 30 Years Ago C. W. Munson, William Gallagher, George T. Clark, M. H. Titley, W. IB. Hopwood, and John Gallagher wero named candidates for the town olelctions of Beacon Falls ut the Republican party caucus. o—O—o Mrs. Mary Donahue, Mrs, Annie Weaving, Mamie Nash, Mrs, Mary Reilly, Mrs. Catherine' Nixon, Bridget /Joyce, and Mrs. Mary Hurley wore delegates attending a New Haven county convention of the A. O. H. auxiliary in Derby. "MURDER, INC n Around the Clock Pupils in Miss Louise Orainyer's ling lish classes yvt. a c.hancu every now I.hull to write a letl.ur to a relative 1 in serviei 1 . We t.hiiik il. is a j^'ood idea, .sint'e our riii'litintr IIKMI ir,cl letlors that t'iu.-y otliei'U'fse iniyht. ti"L rccuivu. Miss Orain- <£0r siisptinds lessens in .l''i:,u'lisli to allow the k'Uor\vritii!tr The Jri.tr.li sc.iiool t'oothall s'"[iiad made a trip to An- smii.'i Sal'iii'ii.'iy [<i seoiil, L.'ivoiKk'i 1 in iho opi-iiinii 1 yame with Slu:l(.on. Gnai'd .Hud Sl.oiI>t.'r hopes to lose ;li>o;j before 1 tlio season is uii!;. .1:1 pounds last year Mo Naiii;':itnck (.'mmmmiiy li;i lliomsi.-lvos at. an oiitiirs.; at .R:iyi kwicli'is farm yesten'hiy. Aluuit ~U miisic-ians attended. Seventi'i'ii hand inenihei's, inci- dentidlv, are in the service. 50 puiiin'ls ivaiiiuti -1.0 hers of i he i iT^^^'^'r ^\S'|Sv ^ ; . rfllilX WALTER WINCHELL Coast-to-Goast Trade Mark Registered. Copyright, J.344. Daily Mirror MAN I'1-AYING THK TYI'EWKITEIl • FDR's desk has 4 new miniatures of his sons in uniform. . .The hurricane damage at Fire island was to the home of The New Yorker's drama, critic. . .Brig. Gen. Win. O'Dwyor returns to Rome and will not don ciwios as his political opponents roared..-. Because ,i.hc Boston censor has been too fussy this season many of th« Broadway showmen will switch their out-of-town premieres to Philly. . .Warrn.ni Ofliccr Ray. Tweed (who hid from the Japs on Guam for 31 months) spellbound Dorothy LjuVur and others with his 1 exciting tale,..The While House (or State Dcp'l) is expected to reveal more Jap .atrocities soon. ..Russia is not the stumbling block at Dumbarton Onks as was expected. Russia and Pol.ind arc ready to agree on boundaries... As Maine goes—so goes Mrs. Jim Parley. Under .the Windows".. . Th only Here are several new addresses: A-C Harris Whittemore, III, Foster Field, Victoria, Texas. ..... Pfc. Michael Pisani, U. S. M, C., Hq. Co., 1st Field Depot, c-o Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, Cal MM 1-c John W, Maye, U. S. S. LaPrade, c-o Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, Cal Hitchhiking- from Ansonia after seeing- the Lavender shellack Shelton, Jack Stinson, and Fred Lawtcn were picked up by Gov. Raymond E. Baldwin,' so .they say' Stanley Gesseck of Diamond street, is quite a mechanic and electrician we hear. He fixes flashlights in his spare time. "YOUR MIND AND BODY" THE NEWSPAPERS haven't been told the whole story of the Ll. Gen. Holland Smith-Maj. Gen. Ralph Smith matter at Sainan. The Marine Corps sat on the story to spare the feelings "of kin. An unhappy lowdown. . .West Point m;i.y be opened to youths from Latin America. Argentina appcasfjrs prob'ly will demand Argentineans be welcome there, too. since Annapolis trained some oilicers of the Jap navy!. . .Somo of the cast of a new .show (ploying out of town) have quit because the script is offensive to wives of navy men... Only the French journalists who were collaborationists nnd noi the French newspapers will be«purg:ed .The 7Jaronts of an aspirant to lit", operatic stage are s.-jid to have pin up S)2fj.OOO to expedite matters ..The real reason two of the city's host known pl.-vyboros arc not in khaki: Their IQs are too low. Dittmar's Peace Feeler Seen . Followed By Others Jap Plans Now Improved. But Pilots Second Rate .Special In Central i'rrss 1J.V I,OGAN M. Psychosomatic .Medicine "PHONY WAR" "\Vhat prop'aet in liis wildest moments would have "dared to predict that, the j\ineri«ui army would sweep through Argouno Forest \vitli resisiancc froni but one f.iermau pocket? A. .1']. F. veterans, recalling the grim .struggles for .K'omagne, Forges, Grand l.'re, .Ijii/.ancy, and so on, may say as they .read thu news, "AVimt kind of war is this anyway;"-' In the winter of 3!).'.W-40 many people, more distinguished for their brashnoss than for their knowledge, could not understand why there was no fighting, and called it a ''phony war." .Rock-ribbed Naxis, now seeing tlieir army giving up stronghold after strong-hold without a struggle, must wonder if their army is J'ighting a make-believe war. The harassed German soldiers would tell them differently. This is a new kind of war, but very far from phony. POLAND AND THE PEACE The paper scrap drive will get. under way early Monday morning, with trucks- and men of the street department d"ing the work. J.lave you been setting aside your magaxines, newspapers and cardboard? '! '! Jack T.hnrston spent the weekend down in New York-, visiting relatives Helen Gesseck, who has taken to knitting in a great big way, lias a tough time convincing friends thai; all those beautiful shawls ore her .handiwork Clarence "The Charmer" Hnigh is waiting patiently for'the World Series io start. He wants to ,go out to St. Louis to see the Browns trim the Cards in four games out of six. He wtmts to g", hut we iiin't savin' he is. The Poles, too, nrc doin^' f.lieir part in France. Given proper equipment, Pulisli forces have lived up to tlieir fine mili- tary'record of former centuries, nnd huy,c shown themselves more than a match for the Germans. This Polish participation in the "war 7iot merely yivos tliem a chance to ji'ct even with the Naxis. II. is of direct hone- fit to Poland. The coming peace conference is likely to pay the most heed -to those countries which have contributed most to the victorv. According to an item in the Chase News, the game of bocci was brought over to the New World by the Dutch settlers many, many years ago. The game in the U. S,, considered Italian, is played the world over. In England it's bowls— which Sir Francis Drake, the English admiral who defeated the Spanish armada, was playing it when news that, .the armada was approaching was announced,— and in the U. S. it is known as lawn bowling. In Scotland it's curling, only the Scots use brooms, ice, and discs instead Zeke Monahan made a wonderful catch at a ball game at Linden park Friday night, and in so doing cut off at least two runs' that might have been scored otherwise. The speed of the Nazi retreat almost suggests that the eastward-moving Yanks may soon join forces with the wostward- moviay Knssians. Unfortunately it won't be so easy as that. The Nazis still have- a sting loft, and will make it felt. It's mostly the 'strong- abused in public office. men who a?'c PSYCHOSOMATIC medicine, us we pointed out yesterday is. a field of practice which has lately received, a. great deal of attention from I'hi.' leaders uf the medical profession. The word psychosomatic is derived from the Greek roots—psy&h, meaning' the spii^- itual parts of n. ,1111111, the mind and the soul, and sotna, meaning the physical parts,( the body. Its fundamental concept is that jt is just as important to know what kind of a mnn the disease has as what kind of a disease the man has. Just as in noriruil living psyche and soma are biologically one, there is no division between thorn, so are they in the development of most chronic disease conditions. In treating them we cannot affords to concentrate on the physical state alone. "In any problem involving a sick person." said a wise old physician of. former tinics, "there arc two elements. One is the disease itself • tihd the other is what the patient thinks of the disease. The physician can always to a certain extent control the latter, even if ho can't make much change in the physical condition." Wide Application To show how wide are th'c applications of this branch of medicine I review some of the articles in a recent symposium. 1. Circulatory disorders. Remembering Fran/ Alexander's dictum that psychosomatic symptoms are not symbols of emotions, as so many neurotic symptoms arc, they do not express an en-.otfun, but are the physiological a.ccompani- ments of an emotion, it is easy to understand out of everyone's experience how the heart and blood vessels arc affected by the psyche. Blushing, pounding of the heart, fast pulse arc all physiological accompaniments of psychic states'. Translate these into hot flashes I and palpitation and you have the | functional disease equivalent of a psychosomatic state. Blood pressure is an ideal example of a condition where there are both physical and spiritual sides to the problem. Co 1m people are not likely to have high blood pressure: I do r.ot believe this is cause and effect, but that both arise from a basic personality pattern. The high blood pressure people arc those with the driving force and energy. To calm them down is io improve their state. 2. Digestive disorders. Just as in the circulatory f.eld there are high pressure and' low pressure groups, so in the realm of digestive disorders we find whole blocs o fsluggish and other blocs .of over-responsive persons. They arc both expressions again of funda-' mental personality patterns. The extreme examples in both groups WASHINTGON—Lt. Gen. Kurt Dittmar's intimation that Germany will accept compromise peace terms are expected to. be followed by other peace feelers as Ihc Allied soldiers start .breathing hotter '(!o\vn Hitler's neck. ' But, like til* German propagandist's left-handed request for a compromise, all Xaxi peace feelers will be rejected v.niil the Germans accept unconditional surrender. The position 01 the Allies was made clear.to Germany by Secretary of Suite Cordell Hull who said the Naxis must give in completely. He was bricked up by both.Demo- crats .i.'id .Republicans in Congress on this issue. Olllcials in Washington not given to rash predictions noWe.xpect Germany '.o collapse wj'Jiin the r.ext | 90 days if not sooner. They believe, j however, that the German fold-up I will come through decisive defeat on the battlefield—not through surrender of the country. business basis, free of dilettantism, poi-U barrrli.sm novel experimentation and vote-cnt icing "spending sprees. This, business leaders declare, will mean that the federal budget will have to become absolutely bnsinoss-iikc \vithin the narrowest limits that po.st-wnr condi;ions will permit. A budget of from 23 to 25 billions is realistically anticipated. This will preclude, they say, hog- wild extravagance on Vv'PA-ism and grants to war workers and veterans. REMARKABLE ALLIED MILITARY PKOGRESS.^has relieved American business leaders who hriye been viewing the unprecedented cost of modern war with consider?)bio concern. They say that the estimated cost of the war will enable a free enterprise economy to pick up. and carry on—provided that taxes and expenditures of the government arc plar.cd on a sound economic and arc Constipated.-They cruet. "Oh! p.'irdon me," is ofter. on their lips. They drink beer. The ovnr-rosponsivo ones have heartburn and good appetites. In fact they have hunger pains. Their intestines arc forever rejecting waste. "Tact's go to a night club" is too often on their lips. They drink anything, but secretly prefer soda water. Nearly all forms of colitis belong In the psychosomatic group. Among the riticer things that the new specialty has dug up is that a tendency to colds, proneness, to accidents, stuttering and nllerfry tend to occur in personality pattern groups. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ALTHOUGH JAPAN HAS BEEN IMPROVING her fighting planes for the all-out aerial battle for the Philippines, China and the Japanese homeland there is no indication UH she has improved the quality of her fiyors. Xavy Secretary James Forrcst.il 'told newsmen recently that our naval aviators face tough yoir.g because Japan has been able to add speed, maneuverability and fire power ;o carrier and land based planes. Earlier in the war, however. Japan had both numerical superiority and speedier planes than American pilots. Despite this advantage ih Japanese wore outwitted and outfought everywhere by well-trained, smart. American pilots. Tho biggest handicap of i.he Japanese hiurh command is that Nip- ponrse youths are less mechanically-minded than American boys. United Stales flyers arc also given better basic schooling and training when they are aro accepted for pilot candidates. Most American flyers who have fought, the Japs believe that Jap pilu'ts aro "brave but stupid." OF THE 37-1 Germnn aliens indie: ed Inst week f.iftor •! years of G-manningJ 72 were previously arrested by the FBI and are now interned. Others indicted had been collared by the FBI but they were released or paroled by the Enemy Alien unit of the Dept. of Justice. Hmf ..The local OP-A ollicc may be confronted by a Federal probe ovor alleged 'high-handed methods' with legitimate business men, some of whom have cannriod. . 1 . \Tce-Pres. candidate Brickcr .is furious over ex-Cong. M a r t i ;i Sweeney's plan to organize a group of Democrats for the Republic.in.s-. Sweeney is an Ohio America Firsl- er, recently -whipped again at the polls...While his opponents are m.-ikiivs; speeches, Roosevelt is making history. outsider invited to the wedding „; thr; John J. Aslors wo«t Patrids Hur.sl, who introduced th.>m Schr.-xfft's has queried stockholil ors about ils postwar plan to nerv, dinners right Jr> your home., R fore J?«arl Harbor there were 2;jjJ Ja.p oganij-.aiionH in the U. S,- Thi> G-.Men -have whittled them down to 2. WHEN THE ENTIRE STAFF of :x music m.-igazinc r<:si%n<;A In a body la-si weok, th'; publisher sat at hi« desk and wept rial floods... Lt. Buddy Cl.-irko, after a two-year hitch with the Merchant Marine, is home reorganizing hit band...The December Eook-oJ. the-Month selection will be "Children of Wrath," .1'novel by Glen- .vay Wcscott (Harper). . .Stanley Mclba, the Piorrc orchestra, pilot, ind one of his crew had it out on he bandstand until the gondarmts interrupted. . .Conovcr, tn<s ir.ocltl- maker, is readying .-•.' drcamboat named ifi7drr»d Brown, Jio threatens she will makf; tho nih«r daxxlers fnde into iho brick . .. Rubinoff's wire: "1. hope it's girl, because if it's a boy whtrc arc wn going to find .1 i-abbi in Wichita Falls?" LOUJS J3P.OMFIEI.D. the novelist. in Reader's Digest .ind elsewhere came out against convtn- tionril methods of plowing ihe land .•UK! in f:ivor of, .1 new scheme of ciiliivaiion. So. tbo Rural N*w Yorker m.igazine tried it. quietly and reports L"uis is wrong about that, too ..In short, Eromfield's rep as a fiction writer is 100 per cent •ntnct ..Baron I^oais Augusi Karl Dethard Kurt Wolf Von MatUii«s- ^eji (fmplfjyed by M^rch of Time as a film cuiierHold. friends he tor- gut *o resign from the Nazi party after he entered th.; U. S. Th* Von is among he 174 Germans just in- dici^d by ihe Feds ..Tn 'he Fader- land, according toMr. Whiskers. hV was assigned thr? job of collectins dues from udder poddy membahs .Overheard: "They,arc trying to make a mountain out of a Killman.'". .Poetic Justice: Tho Nazi; are winding up in the gutters they once forced innocent old men to scrub . .Se.'i.-jto!- I_'ingpr put h« arms around some of the defendants in the sedition trial (althousfc .^c said ho didn't know themi .ind demanded Mr. Biddle dismiss them! If the data, on them .ill in"S!ack Mail" is confirmed by ihe jury. Senator Longer may consider his head 'shaved. An estimated 40 per cent of all alcoholic bevcr.age sales arc to holels and restaurants. W. A. S.: I have some sugar in the urini; and h.-.ivo bcnn advised to eliminate all starches from, my diet. Will you give me a list of foods to avoid? A.: You do not need to eliminate nil starches from the diet. It depends on how much sugar you have in your urine and how much carbohydrate you can ujtilxc. In general you can cat meat, eggs, choose, greer. vegetables, some fruits.. gelatin desserts, tea or coffee without sugar. You should j „ avoid concentrated sugars and starches like granulated sugar, bread, cakes, ice cream, pies, potatoes, and very sweet Trulls. GOV. THOMAS E, DEWEY'S CAMPAIGN PLANS call for a thorough lambasting of Sen. Harry S. Truman'}; record as a part of the Pendergast machine. There is a general feeling in party councils Hint blows .-it Truman will come in retaliation for Democratic tactics in smearing the Republicans as "pre-war isolationists," however. As soon as_ the cries Of "isolationism" and "vested interests' become loud enough the Republicans will let go. They may do so before then. In any case inside reports indicate the Truman ice will be broken by Dewey's running-ma.tc, Gov. John W. Bricker of Ohio. At best Truman will bo depicted as the "creature" of a corrupt machine. There will bo no attempt to link him with the deals of the big- boss Cr'om Kansas City. MRS. HORACE Dodge (Mickey Devine, formerly of the beauty pr.- rados in the shows) now- has a bodyguard since the divorce settlement of a million smackers ..A "salon," which thrived in Paris with the support of -.he J:Uorn:i- lionol Set. :s flourishing in Kcv-' York's plush sector — "Dickcnson Follies 1 ' ..A similar club in London called "The Zebras' is causing comment here. Membership "rjual"- ncations" are not the size of n man's bankroll. .Georgia Gibbs has won the prize plum among gal singers. Only thrush who will warble at the annual songvriter- publishcrs coast affair on ihe 20th .Not ,1 line in ihc papers .abou the recent suicide of a wealth Westerner at one of the midtow hotels. Such hushing-upping: are doomed to go through life trying cither" to hitch up or calm down their alimentary canals. G-astrologists', g a s t r o - cnterolo- gists, hetilth resorts, surgeons, and', pharmacists give them washings,' oundings, cuttings, pepsin, soda and piils each according to his. light. Sluggish Individuals . The sluggish ones arc not much' interested in cooking or the pleasures of the table. For them the dinner bell Lolls not rings. They I 1 .' L'.' R. :— -Would you tell mn why friendship bracelets tarnish so easily on me? They are sterling silver. My friends who have bracelets like mine do not have that trauble. Is it because I have' ton •much acid' in my system? Answer: When the perspiration contains sulphur in excess it forms a sulphur compound with si'.ve-.- which causes the tarnishing. When a 'doctor gives a patient a incdicino containing sulphur in the .veins, any. silver ornament the patient ir wearing tarnishes. >. - ick'el ornaments tarnish from chlorides in the perspiration. Electronic tubes now dry the ue used in plywood, under pressure, in about two or Ihree minutes. Prior lo that pioccss, the drying took several hours. THE LONDON MAIL will pub lish American comic strips aftc the war .Walter Duranty. lh( correspondent, is bound here wit) a now novel...The most surprises doll in town Cai ihe news of ni 1 admirer's sudden merger with an other) was the girl who had just received a ten-karat diamond ri from him ...Margaret Connors running againsi Clare Luce il Conn, for Congress, was not an FBI agent, as crratnmed. She was special attorney (at SI a year) H the Dcpt. of Justice. .New York n the middle 1 of the night: A Van- derbili hotel ass't mgr. irked by a drunk's insults 10 his l.-idy companion, was arrested by ihe drunk at .1:30 yesterday ayem. Both were locked up in iho'13. nnst St. Station House. The lady kopi calling ihc desk lieutenant "judge." She wound up phoning her hus- oand for ,<300 to bail out her defender. U. S. SENATOR BOB WAGNER will reply to Winthrop Aldrich's speech (on ihe postwar financial schemes) tomorrow night via the Blue, J-Ic will allege that "World War 3 will result," etc...The Copacabana's new revue stan-ing Joe E. Lewis is the talk of the town. . The Zanzibar show did S275 000 with its Cnh Cnllowny troupe .a record in night spot history Margaret 'Carson will head" ihc Melopcra's press siaff. ... S o a :i O'Casey's third volume of his auto- biog will be christened: "Drums MURPHY'S YARD GOODS 25c to $1.29 Mako longer - wcor- ing, boitor - looking C I o t h c i irvm th il bright Assortment o*' patterns, colors and fabrics. G. C. Murphy Co. GOLDSMITH'S FOOTBALLS and BASKET BALLS NAUGATUCK HARDWARE XEAItV Tel. 5212 .I-ATKST MOOKI. SlI-EX COFFEE MAKER Your Eyeglasses Shop , C. H. Tomlinson Neary Hiiilding Kiliig.-itiiok, Conn. * BUY WAR BOXDS * IK MY REVMONDS

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