Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on September 22, 1944 · Page 1
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Friday, September 22, 1944
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Vol. LXVIII, No. 222 "A Progressive Newspaper For a Progressive Community" WEATHER Fair Cooler. Full K*polt On ESTABLISHED 1885" FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1944 Leased Wire Service of the United Press Price Three Cent« 1). S. Bombers Again Hit The Military Area At Manila Flans Complete For Record Collection Of Paper Here Next Week Not So Tough When You Know The Answer Chairman C. Arthur Fagerj U.. L J Af Gives Details Of Monday! 11 " 51 ' 31 " 1 UI And Tuesday Event CHURCHES ASKED TO AID IN THE VITAL WAR NEED factories Put Up Signs Asking' Employes To Give Full Cooperation Nati£atui-k residents for some tin-.-.' have been putting aside waste p;i|ii-r o:' all kinds in preparation fur tin- Waste I : 'a[>er Drive here Ki-.\: Mutulay and Tuesday. Tin 1 drive. Chairman C. Arthur Fii^rr stau-d today, is one of the nit'.-u important undertakings of tin' war program for Naugatuck i anil it I* expected thnt a minimum j of fin tuns will be accumulated In I tl.i- iwv day undertaking. | "'In- (.-.'lle-c-tmn will be In charge of .-Miiu-riuti-r.dent of Streets Hur- nlii .Miiithali and thc employes of tin Natixatuck street department.! i In- eiul'.-etiun on Monday will be M; t:ie I'.'ast Suit- of the town, in- i.-lmlmL; stores in that section, and J-'.iistnl Terrace. Un T',ie:--<lay the collection svlll be' mi itxe Wes: Side -jf Nuuga- tiiek anil .-tui'os in that fircit also may leave out paper unit card- bnard m-eiiiir.ilations at that time. Ali school.-; in Naug-atuck are taking piirl in the Waste Paper col- h'i;fuiti and the pastors of All clui:<.'h>.-s here are"usk«d to mak Si.mUiy announcements in regar to Uic collection, to their fjngrcga tllil'.S. .N'augacxick factories today pi u;> iioticc.i about the plants asl in^; L'tn[iloycs to co-operate 100 pt t-t-.... i.,tn tfn» most important wu ett'oi't. Local Girl Has Enlisted In U. S. Naval Reserve of iiKr Doris 1C.. Sitntlell, 21 yeiir . of Now Haven road, th il.'iui.'htiT of Mr. and Mrs. Ascar E Niindi-ll, I'fci-ntly enlisted In th Wcinipn'.i rri.'.survo. United State, N'iivjd Ite.iervo. as an apprentice ."".•riiuiri in the unllstutl quota o WAVKS. Miss Sandcll attended lni;h school and was un cm n!' I'/'ter Paul. Inc., before (.-nt'-i-in^ thc service. Th- n i.. w U'AVIC has a. brother Oirfiiiral Dudli-y Sandell who Is now .si'i-vitij,- with the 3tif>th FlKht- ci 1 Sipiailron somewhere in France Miss Sandoll will soon be or- ili-i-i'd to active duty In tho WAVES nntl will take Iv.'r Indoctrination cfni:-;;i. at. tin- C.'. S. .N'aval Tralnlns «',-hii.,i ,-,t Hunter's collefc'w, the Ill-mix, Xcw York, ti!i:l< pin Clothes Collections Fairly Good e riillimiinn n! clothing for thc f df nations suffering from thc hi'.i-ss df war abroad Is prosini: fairly well in Naugatuck, Al!n-!-t Tiivlor said this morn- w. Tiiylor is in charge of col- iiiis h,Tf, and urges txil those haw iinustmblL 1 pld clothes uniitr them for the cfiuso. TO OUR READERS Special In Memoriam Notices '•'"r tin 1 iHMicflt of thnxc ("Tin/is who wish to rcmi-m- I»T (li-fiai-ti'd friends mill rclu- Hvi-s, M'I- hiivt- on hand » liirin- .supply uf .spccilnly prc- I'an-d vrrM's lo Milt tiny occsi- s l"" nr prrson. You niny uliniisi- fr )r publication any •''•rsi- wlilrh has not lioi-n run licfiin. Ky somi'Oiip else. RJit'-.t "re S.HI p ,, r it,, ( . p,,,. iii.Mi-rtUm ll 'i(l Include 1)11- nanif of the lii'fsiin iviiom yon tvlnh to rr- iiii'inlii-r, your .slgmiturc, the 'I.'!' 1 if rfi-shvif, and the vi'iw. N'II orders ttikiMi liv toli'plioni', Atlv - ' Resident Reported Missing In France According to a IVsir department telegram to Mrs. John Soden, the former Virginia Fleming. 11 Myrtle nveime. Union City, her husband, Stjiff-Sgt. John Soden, Jr., 2-1, has | been missing In action in France I since September U. I Sgt. Soden the father of a four- I months-old daughter, is the won of | Mr. and Mrs, John Soden, S3 Laval i street, Watorbviry. Me is a veteran j of IS months service with a National Guard unit in the South Pix- cWc, nnd was shipped to France in June. Before leaving for Europe, he managed to spend a few hours leave with his family and relatives, including his brother, Pvt. Robert Soden, who was also on .'tirlough. Pvt. Sodun was also stationed in the Pacific fo~- about IS months, with a number of N'augat'uck soldiers. , In his last letter about three weeks ago. Sgt. Soden said that .'lis plantoon while or. patrol duty had captured -100 German prisoners. He was serving wkh an infantry outtlt which look part in the drive to- Paris. His father, u'ho was reortecl n-.issing twice in thc last war, with the British -Army, expressed hope that- his .son may also have the same fortune that he had, Mr.: Sodca wa.s a. "sapper/ 1 - rcmov- booby traps- planted *by : the Germans in France during the other war, A graduate of Leavcnworth high school, Sgt. Sodon was employed by the Hiiclley Furniture Co. prior to his leaving witTi the National Guard in 19-11. Millions Of Loyal Philippine Citizens Are Preparing For National Uprising; Nazi Hope Of Halting Allies Doomed Tho "ilrajjon's teiitli" and wire entiuiKU'menls of tin 1 Sli'iffrii'd line suddenly appi-ar quiti; ineffi.'ctive hen- us U. S. infantryimrn roll thruuKli a hi>li! torn t:iro»Kh the ivestwaH beyond Koct.j.'i'n, llic; first German town to In.- captured by the Yanks. U. S. Army S'.jjiial Corps Radioplioto. (International Soimdplioto) Sees Much Action Butter And Meat Shortages Here Are Still Serious Nautratuclt is stir, in thc frrip of shortages of butter and meat, and the situation does not seem to be showing any Ki'eat improvement over what it has been for the past several weeks! it was indicated here today. .Butter almost overnight, seemed tci drop out of the local merchandising picture, and It has been niiiijT into local stores it was stated today, in very small Quantities. Grocorymcn have been parcel- fc' butter out in small quantities to mult? it cover as much ground as possible but many families have )een without any of the commodity i'or many days. Thi- fresh meat situation also has con ti'Kht here in recent weeks, with the old reliable, chickens on land and cured meat such as shoulders etc., the backbone of .hc> meat supply. There has been ittle lamb or pork available here n recent days, it is understood, but .he general public is said to have idoptccl fi philosophical attitude on ht! matter of shortaKCs and little •omplaint- is heard in any quarter in the situation. Pvt. Triano Jells Of War In No. France Naugatuck Soldier Writes Ttiat Americans Drove Germans Through Town l-IICUX .WALTER .1. REILLY I'rDiiiincnt NaujjiUtiek pliysicliin now on war duty in.the Piicific theater of war, Is .said to have talcon part, in practically every land and sra batik- of thc past year in that sector. Uout. Ueilly commands iii.s ov\ r n ship's lios- piuil aldi'd liy a staff of DO phfirmacists' mates. Recently l^ieut. ISeilly iii<;t .I'FC. C'lifirli.'.s Clark of the U. y. Marine Corp.s, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Clark of nV.Ml .street. This is the second m*-'etin^%vit.hlii six months that the two lioroii/fhltc-s liav<; t'iij",Vi'd, lint tin: Vormi.M- Jiical physician statrH that .I'FC. Clark is- the only oin: from Nnuj;atucU ho has met in I ho 1'acific war •/.one. Post Office Here s Receiving 50 Xmas Parcels Day Christmas packages for servicemen overseas have been averaging bout O'O fi.clay, Postmaster Frank Green said this morning. This a good figure, he said, since •."trillions limit parcels to one week per person. It is expected that in the latter art of the period allowed for the ending of request-free packages .„ servicemen, thc figure will rise somewhat. Christmas mailing ends October 15, Mr. Green said. After •hat date, written requests will have to be presented with each package. • ARREST REPORTED New York, Sept. 22—(UP)—The American Broadcasting Station in Europe says the former German ambassador to Bulgaria has been arrested. Thc broadcast says Soviet military authorities arrested liim tit thc Turkish .frontier. Bristol Co. Has Splendid Record On War Bond Sales Latest records compiled by the .Bristol Company in connection with the saio of War Bonds to em- ployes reveal that for 23 successive months Bristol workers have maintained :i bettor I him 10 pel- cent, participation. Jn August S-H,&'2<I.OO worth of bonds wore purchased. The total amount collected since the start of the War E-jnd plan amounts to S9ai.01-l.79, ' Participation in the payroll allotment plan for all Bristol em- ployes during August reached" the very crcdituhlo figure, 94.0 per cent, and the average allotment, Jl.fiK per cent. Bristol's excellent record to date definitely assures tho purchase of over ?1,000,000 in Bonds before thc end -jf the year. Oept. 8 (Old Faithful) of Bristol Co, again has the Departmental Flag with' 3S.55 arid the Branch Office honors go to San Francisco with '17.10 per cent. 1 'Private'- WiTllanr'Trl'rtn'd;'".; M-cll" known iN'augatuck soldier, who is' with the American invasion Army i in France, in a recent letter to Herbert Churchill of New Haven road, states that the Yanks in their drive through northern Franco received a groat ^welcome from the French populace. Private Triano writes that thc Americans 'chased the Germans right through the towns. He states that he was with a medium tank division that has been very active cracking hedgerows where German snipers and machine gun nests were placed, in Normandy • and Brittany. : Private Triano has been right on the front, lines in the lighting and 1 writes 'Ji:it he has seen about j every piece o!' war equipment that 1 thc Germans possess, and cvcry- ' thing that has a part in modern warfare. The local soldier writes that he i is in the pink of condition, and • still manages to get fresh 'eggs, I vegetables, wine and cider. He remarks that he notes that "Gimbo" Sullivan -is stil in competition and that he-is sure the local .swimming veteran is ,1 real champ. Private Triano also states thnt he failed to get to Paris bxit some of his buddies told him tho city was beautiful. Reported Killed Reports Says Allied Sweep Into Northern Plains Of ' Germany Looms ALLIES SAID TO HAVE MOVED 2 MILES BEYOND NIJMEGEN General Patton's Forces Are Engaged In Fierce Battle With Germans (By United Press) The Allied break-through at thc Dutch town of Nijmcfron seems . LATE FORCED TO WITHDRAW London, Sept. 2—(UP)—Allied supreme headquarters report American First Army troops have bocn forced to withdraw an, undisclosed distance in the face of a heavy counterattack cast of Diekirch near the control see- to have doomed all Gorman hope u<jn of thc G crman-Luxcmbou.-e 1*. F. C. FRANK 5HNUTO medical corpsman in the United Stiitx.'s Army, \vlio w;i> reporled liilli-d in fiction on ' Scpii'inber 2 in France, i'fc. Minuto was tho son. of Mr. mid nir.-. I'aiil Minuto of l~ Culver street, and w:us tin- 28th iS":iU;ratiick scrvicc- niiin to 1'iso lii.s lifi; linrinff Wiirld \V:ir 2 Solicitation Committee Will Meet On Monday George J. DuBois Gets Commission After Graduation George J. DuBoin, :i son of Mr. and Mr*-. Lionel E. DuBois of May street, was graduated on September I" from Uic Georgetown uni- vei-sity school of dentistry at Washington. Upon his graduation Mr. DuBois received his commission as a flrjt lieutenant in thc ^United States Army Dental Corps and. has been ordered to active duty in Boston. Lieutenant DuBois, who was married several months ago to Miss Juno Sessions of New York city is now in Naugatuck with his wife, and following the completion of a. three week furlough, thc couple will reside in Boston. Edward S. Mullcr, chairman, ha; announced a meeting of the Solici Uition Committee of the Nuuga tuck War Fund, scheduled for 7:3 p. m. Monday evening. Plans will be discussed for Lhc household campaign. The work o the various member 'agencies o the National War Fund will -be described so that individual solicitors will be able to explain the full significance of tho Fund when they visit the people oC Naugatuck at their homes. . Si.'Clion lenders planning to attend include Section A: Stephen J. Sweeney and Mrs. Donald E. Fowl- or; Section B: Harold W. Brown and Mrs. Scott Conover; Suction C: L. Harris Racke and Narva] Tuvncr; Section D: Dr. J. Nelson Judy, Mrs. W. J. Mcgin and Miss Martha Johnson. SUDDENLY Hartford. Sept. 22—CUP)—Word has been received from North Dakota of the sudden dcfith.ot' for- me! 1 State Superintendent of Fish and Game Arthur K Clark. Ho died while'on a hunting trip. Clark v/us $'- years old and was Connecticut superintendent for six years, until he resigned in 1938 to take o similar position in Missouri. IV/iiTi ,v<*it Dtink i>r ntnsli 1 . think nT Mi'tni Musir Mlirl, X« Chiit-i'h *lri>ct. Hfuvf mn«ir> rccuMw, I'tr. Jiilnnl rmr ISci'iinl ClnliV H'liy nut loih.v.'—Adv. Michael McDonald's Condition Good The condition of Michael McDonald, 72, of South Main street was reported "good" by authorities at St, Mary's hospital this morning. He was injured yesterday while working with the street department in the removal of trees felled by the hurricane of last week. He lost four fingers when a rope in a pulley slipped and caught his hand in a block and tackle. James F. Kissane, Treasuer, Service For Veterans Group • James F, Kissane, prominent local resident and chairman of the Salvage Committee of the Naugatuck War Council, has been named treasurer of tho Service for Veterans bore. Director Clnrence E. Jones, announced today. Thc following Recreation Committee of !he Service for Veterans has also been appointed: Dr. Blaine Tewksbury, Allan Trnsk, Miss Eleanor Stuil, Mrs. Mildred Hair, Clifford Swirski, Sigmund Juryn- ski, Dr. Paul M.Elliott. Mrs. Mary G, Pcnroso. Miss Sarah Boardslcy. Mrs. Anna Lillis. Five organization were accepted. o.s new members. M'>tli (hi 1 t<Ts fiiui 'Kttlliriiiit. IIIIII "f 'I-.-ill in the iiMinii Clmrrh stl-i'l'l., l.-t' tlic «• c ,1 I li D r flic air. , — Adv. of stemming General Eisenhower's push along Reich frontiers. Front reports say an Allied sweep Into the northern plains of Germany toward Berlin now is in early prospect, British tank columns arc reported maintaining a slender lifeline with Allied airborne 1 units past the northern reaches of tho Rhine at Arnbcim. The town lies nine miles above Xijmegcu. But the Tommies .ire swiftly exploiting .their gains by rushing a i multitude of tanks and troops I through the thin corridor above Nljir.cgon. Allied headquarters says British second army .forces and American airborne detachments wiped _out the Nazi resistance in the' Dutch stronghold. Official reports—-admittedly lagging behind the battle action—say rj.h«r.-AJli«dc«olui>»n«-.havo.-,moved loast^ two miles beyond Nijmcgen in their drive to thc relief of thc beleaguered Arnhcm parachutist garrison. But radio Berlin and thc Allied controlled radio Toulouse say tho British already have made contact with thc Arnhcm garrison, ••f^coied dispatches filed late yesterday from the Arnhcm sector report British artillery reached thc area .just south of thc Rhine—and is shelling German assault positions around the hard-pressed sky troops. In return—Nazi tanks, infantry and artillery arc battering at the still not-too-widc British corridor stretching up 55 miles from the Belgian border to Arnhcm. Thcso blows are mounting in force. Farther west — Allied headquarters says British and American forcos steadily are widening the base of their salient jutting across the Belgian - Dutch border. The Allies have fanned out 16 miles east of the key Dutch bastion of .Eindhoven and six miles to the west of Eindhoven. Below Eindhoven—machine gun squads of General Hodges' first American army fought the Germans step by stop through the ruins oC Stolborg. Two-thirds Of thc bitterly defended Nazi town— which lies G 1-2 miles east of Aachen— is in Yank hands. But United Press War Correspondent Jack Frankisb says the enemy has converted it into a "Little Cassino"— and German snipers arc everywhere. ' Aachen still is under siege. However, unconfirmed reports say thc Nazis arc beginning to quit the city through 'a narrow gap in thc frontier. The situation of British,airborne troops dug in on the north bank of thc.north branch of the Rhine at Arnheim was described .is critical. The British Second Army advancing north from Nijmegen had been unable to link up with the airborne forces, according to the latest 'word at headquarters. SIGNED BY PRESIDENT Washington, Sept., 22—(CD — President Roosevelt has signed lh<: 'bill extending tile, life of tho Rural Electrification Admitiislra- tion. Me said' thc need for modern power facilities still exited in many back country areas of the United States. ......JJSIKD AS KILXJED' ~^ New York. Sept. 22—(UP) — The famous bomber pilot in the film "Target for Tonight" now has been Trs"ted as killed in action. The British radio (heard by CBS) says Captain Percy Packard, pilot of thc bomber "F-for-Freddy" has been missing since last February. NOW REPORTED ALIVE Pai-is, Sept, 2—<CP)—Maurice Chevalier, the former screen idol who was reported to have been executed us a traitor in France, is alivo and well, according to news from a most trustworthy source. Continued on Page 3) Heavy Rainfall Does Little Or No Damage Here Tho rainstorm last night did little damage in Naugatuck, it was reported this morning. No washouts were reported, although there was a groat deal of water flow in locai streets. ' ' • Waterbury was hit a bit harder is traffic in several areas wan •stopped for n short while, and Inter had to bo made through a foot or so of water. Thc urea near the Soldier's monument and St. John's Lutheran church was flooded, and' several cars which bad tried to nake passage there were stalled. A Naugatuck Water Co, official ;aid that approximately .6S inches >f rain fell during tho night. Rain el! especially heavily about 10 p. 11. and again about midnight. United Press weather forecasts ndiciue cloudiness and fresh winds 'ut no for today. Impressive Military Funeral Was Held For Sgt. Kowalewski A funeral service with full inili- .tary honors was held for Ss 1 -- John Kowalewski, SSI North Mo in street yesterday at the Russian Orthodox church in Waterbury and at the scene of burial at Grove cemetery here. Sgrt. Xowalcwski was killed in nr. Army plane crash in Florida, Jittery Puppet Government In Manila Proclaims State Of Martial Law DANGER, OF INVASION BY AMERICANS THERE IS CALLED IMMINENT In Palaus Marines Are Fighting- Remnants Of Japanese Garrison September 12. The funeral was held from the —ItuphiH-l'tt Churrli Nlri'rt. IN foulnr- Inir U iM'iHitlful rliolri' of KWOiltcrw, skirt* HIM) all <hc. II«M>|M r»r (tir woll' ilrci-snl \riininii'ii v a r (I r o li«%—Adv. Fitzg-crald funeral home on North Main street to the Orthodox church where Rev. Peter Dzubay performed the services. Air cadets from Yale university formed the R'uard of honor :ind served as pall bearers. Capt. William W. Graham commanded 'the group xvhich included Cadets William G. Phillips. Ralph L. Wil- louchbjvDaniol J. Lynch. Keid J. Harper, Myron A. L^xviri and James A. Lybrna. 3d. Gi-aham presented an Aiii- crico.n Fl.-ic: to the scrR'eor.t's widow, the former Irene Olzcwski. State Guardsmen and representatives of thc Naxipauick post, American Lesion, participated. The Urine- squad, consisting: of State Guardsmen, was in charKO of Spt. Wallace J. Inplis and Sfrt. James N. Gvacic and included: Pcto Edward Corcoran, Pfc. William Sheo- hy. Pfc. Walter LaBonte and Pfc. John AHierc. Pfc. Franklin Has- Itoll sounded Taps and the church call. Taps were sounded at the r.lmrch and at the sravc and a rifle salute was lircd at both places. Burial wus in Grove cemetery, Naxurntuck. RcprescntinR- the Lcg'ion were: Com dr. Gcorg"c ^3. Lewis. Thomas Cunnoxid. Michael Fitxpatrick, Thomas Xola.n Buplcr Austin Phil- lops and Frank Wylong' with two Legionnaires, James Favrcn and Joseph Ruytkwich, Jr., serving as color bearers. AUo participating was Sprt. Michael Bookie who accompanied the casket from Eglin Field. (By United Prow) Carrier planes from Admiral Halsey's fleet arc continuing to rake tnc militaiy area surrounding Manila with a thundering barrage of rockets, bombs and machine gun fire. Radio Tokyo says thc savage air attacks—bejjun when 500 'American fliers struck a surprise blow at the Philippine capital Wednesday—have been kept up with new raids yesterday and today. The enemy says 200 planes hit the Manila area in the latest raid. Thc Japanese controlled Manila radio claims two aircraft carriers of the American task forces have been set afire by eneniy planes. Meanwhile the jittery puppet g-overnmcnt proclaimed a state of. martial law thioughout the Philippines. Calling the danger of in vasion "imminent," Jose Laurel's q-jitling government spokesman warned the Filipinos thc Japanese^ navy were "standing' ready" to preserve peace and order. However, j; of loyal Philippine citizens are preparing for a national uprising" following the appearance oi the powerful Amcr- can air fleet over the capital... stirring their hopes of liberation. Admiral Nimilz says the earlier Manila attack was "a superlative success." He revealed that the enemy lost 205 planes and '2~ ships— unk or damaged. Fifteen Amor- can planes were lost but some of he downed fliers were rescued and returned to the task force. Meanwhile to thc east and south i" the Philippine archipelago American invasion troops arc iclping to build thc path for Genral MaeArthur's return to Bataxin. Enemy reports say new Allied landings have been made on the island of Morotai—less than 200 n-.iles from tile Philippines. Radio Tokyo says, fresh American troops have landed both north and south of the beachhead established by General MacAithur's forces last Friday. The Japs claim their planes damaged an American cruiser, two supply ships and numerous smaller craft off the Morotai invasion area. In the Palaus east of the Phil- ippines—thc veteran Marine first division on Peleliu are fighting a hand-to-hand battle with the remnants of the Japanese garrison holed up in coral cliffs. Thc Leathernecks still say tho battle is their worst since thc landing on Tarawa, Radio Berlin reports the B-2D Superfortresses have made another coll on tbc Japanese homeland. The enemy broadcast—-quoting thc Japanese domestic news agency — says the aerial battlcwagons blasted tho island of Kyushu, thc same 'd.iy thc naval airmen struck their first blow at Manila, Mother Of Major J. Win. Johnson Died This Morning Mrs. Anna Johnson, widow oC \ugust Johnson of 27 Andrew avenue, died thjs morning. She was 71 years old and hod resided in Na gatuck for 50 years. One son. Major J. William Johnson, survive; nlso five grand" childrcn and one groat- grandchild. Funeral services will be held at the Buckniillqr funeral home, 22 Park place. Kev. O. H. Bertram, pastor oi" St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran church, will olliciatc. Thc time and other arrangements will be announced later. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 7 to 9 p. m. and Sunday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p. 5«. — Stwi tlrmi-nlnir .vtnir»rlr in A luhrtil nt \vitrk. Srnil llir hiiindr.v to ttlmlt'tt- l.n\: Cull »V(I»-. ,%-lIOM fonnTvirr lime will plriiM' ,vo<i, Drlvor- \\lll o«ll,— Air.

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