Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on September 27, 1944 · Page 4
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Wednesday, September 27, 1944
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Page Tour NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS WEDNESDAY, BEPTgMBlR 27, 1M^ 19ml? Published Every Evening (Except Sunday) by THE NAUGATUCK NEWS CORPORATION NAUQATUCK, CONNECTICUT i. S33H 223!>-A" Poimrtmout.. Entered »» »«concl clasn «t the l>ost office in Niiupnluck, Conn. 1 montli . 3 months SUBSCRIPTION KATES Puyable In Advance .-,$ .75 C months 12.20 1 year $-1.50 $9.00 I'l I'lJGK TO Till: FLAG—"I pk-ilKO nllc- gg KluiiW to lln- I'lUB ..f Hi.' Unit.'.! SlaU-s of E§ Ainorli-u ii ml to tlu- .Krpul'lle for which U ~"^ MiuuK On.' iwllnn liulivl.ilhlo, with Liberty NIK! Justice for nil." WKnNK!*l>.-\V. SKIT KM II Kit 27 1SM-I GUARD AGAINST FOREST FIRES Tin,- "In-own October days'' 1 will soon ho here. Nature' will put on her annual show of artistic splendor l>y transforming the landscape and its colorful foliage itiVo a veritable fairyland. "^hiny murtals will K 0 l) " 1 ' nto l ' lc woods ";ind to otlu'i' vantage points from which the beautiful ami entrancing spectacle can lie- .seen at its best. Others will traverse the woodbinds in quest of gain u as the hunting season will s<>on begin. To these woodland visitors a word of warning to take precautions against the careless starting of forest fires is in order. Kvery year in the autumn season the danger of such fires increases, due t.o the fact that, forests and fields become so tinder dry that a lighted mati-h or cigarette dropped in the grass or leaves may easily start a lila'/e which may cause heavy and irreparable damage. If fires are kindled for the enjoyment of an outdoor lunch they should he lighted in places where there will In- no danger that they will spread and get out of control, Care should I'e taken to see to it that all siu-h fires are completely extinguished before leaving the premises, I'nder no circumstances' should matches he carelessly used on the outings, Xo fire preventive measure slmiild lie overlooked. The 'danger of forest tires issogrei'.t that the utmost caution should he. exercised. A FINE SERVICE On Thursday, Octoher V.). the Mobile Blond Plasma I ."nil will pay its next visit tn N'angatnck for the purpose nf receiving l>!<>nd donations. quota has been .set at between --'•") and 251) pints. To reach it a registration of .'i()0 [H-ixnis will be required. A fairly good niunber of volunteer donors have already registered but many more, are needed and it is hoped ihey will sign n [i as soon as possible. .Judging from this community's past record, tlu> number of registrants will be increased daily until the final day fur reg- istratinn arrives, Those who donate blond which will be used for tin.- saving nf human lives render a fine, humanitarian service — 011.0 lliev will never regret,. GADGET CIVILIZATION From iincniivciitiniial Henry Ford, wlio lias always gone his own way regardless of competitors 1 opinion, recently came another declaration of what he considers an automotive bill of rights. He proposes to raise wages again as soon as the government will lei him. Tli- thinks the $;>-a- day minjmnm IK.- adopted, in 1014, and the $T-a-day to which lie rose in 3020, are not enough, Uul he cannot go ahead now on his own volition, because of government x control through the War Labor .Board. The reasons lie gives for 'higher pay ;m; unusually interest ing, representing a [rank mixture of generosity and pride. "As. long as J live," he says, ''I want to pay the highest wages in the automobile business. 1 ' .But it depends, lie adds, on the workers in the plants given "a full dav's work for a full day's pay," And right there is an entering point 'for controversy. People might argue endlessly about, just what, constitutes "a full day's work" and "a full day's pay." iUr. Ford makes it. look simple. 1^ economic standard is. ••enough money for everybody to own a home, a piece oi land and a car." That is unquestionably desirable, .but others may say it is only the beginning of n 1'ti 11 Mn'd adequate life. AYhat about education, culture, development of the intellect, expansion of knowledge and all that irnes to the making of the 'highest; typo of manhood and womanhood? Gadgets are only a crude beginning. DO YOU REMEMBER? From The Files Of The News ANOTHER 'CHILD' DELINQUENCY" PROBLEM 20 Years Ago Alex Sehmltz-was elected captain of the All-Nuu- (rtituck footbiill tcnm which George Folcy coached. Thu club was manured by William Woermer. o—O—1> William J. Harvey, HOM of Mr. und Mrs. William H;irvey of North Main street, William Linskcy, son of Mr. iiiul Mrs. .'John Linsltoy, of North Main street, and Kay Foloy, son of Peter J, Folcy, were In town whihs on their way up to take ill the Holy Cross-Catholic U. name. Thu throu__ were on the Catholic U. Frosh cloven, o—Q—o 30 Years Ago Selectmen in the town of Beacon Falls in 101-1 were C. W. Munaon, William Gallagher, und D. J. CalTington. o—O—o Cencvicve Barrett, High street; Jcrcmiuh Snlli- vnn. Elm street; Martin Wnrd, Andrew avenue ^ Bridget Joyce, North Main street! Anna Bur- katiskas, .Prospect street; and Thcrcsu Kennedy. S c .ott street, wore nmor.R those also injured In the trolley accident near Bcaoon Falls. Around the Clock It .has leaked out that the Fritz Klambts with daughter, Beverly, and^ Olive Thomas and Christine Green of Wnlerbury, spent a week recently at 'Misquamiciit. in "Westerly, h'hude 'Island. Tile highlight nf t-he vacation was Frif/.'s leading calisthenics daily on the beach. The fh-.-'t day saw hut twelve bending und stretching all ways, and. on the last c*iy no less than :U were struggling along. }Ir. Klanibt starts his own gym classes at the "V :I Monday Harold -Oil- Ion had. lu see to it that the screen door guarding tlie entrance to the News ot- t'ice was removed. And it was'yesterday. Which reminded us nf'the story of a colonel, asking officer candidates, what they would do to get a po!e up if they were officers and had a sergeant and a squad of men with them. One suggested a block ami tackle. The colonel said, "No. .not that." Another OC said iio'd call an engineers' unit. The eagle-bearing man said that was out too. Finally one prospective officer and gentleman by law of Congress, tired of scratching his head, asked, "Sir. whal would you do?" "I'd say." the colonel answered, 'Sergeant, C! I:/.!. 1 T.I i AT FULL: ui.': 1 " We hear that Dorothy Zehnder, Betty Kissane, and Dorothy Hogan are making: out all right at Naug-atuck high after a stormy first day. The three lasses are all freshmen en the hill, and no freshman, male, female, cr otherwise, was spared on that first day Mrs. Anna Kievman of 113 German street is receiving her mail at Waterbury hospital, where she is a surgical patient Michael McDonald, of South Main street, is home after a short stay in St, Mary's after an unfortunate accident in which he lest four fingers of one hand. Mike, an em- ploye of the street department, and many a brick has he laid in his time, is missed by his co-workers. . The Xaugy "Y" tumbling troupe lias been booked 'for the ll.arwiiil.on Fair Saturday, October 7. Here's a chance to see the groan in action Office:: Walter Lyskie\vicx of the borough police department had a busman's holiday Tuesday, when lie returned to headquarters for a chat with the buys Sailor .'Jack (iorri'iley returned to Sampson Naval Center, N. Y.. where he will be ordered to new duties Chief Specialist Charles Keiincy, U. S. X., returned Tuesday to .Bremerton. Wash., by plane, where he will be assigned or re-assigned .for further duly. "Kinky's" specially is physical instruction. The Flats A. C. honored him at a small shindig at Linden park and presented l:im with a purse the other night. Work on the top of the wall holding up the roof over Murphy's five and ten on the 'Park place side was completed, yesterday, after several weeks, of having the south sidewalk blocked off. Looks .like they did a good job too,—can't tell the difference nohow The holes in the temporary greens at Hop Brook Country club course are six inches wide in order to allow for the unevenness of the ground when putting, Officials believe that the increase in diameter of the holes will keep'the score down comparatively to normal. WALTER WINCHELL Coast-to-Coast Ti ado Marie Registered. Copyright, 1D-I-I. Daily Mirror BUOAIJWAY H.Vf.LAB You an: a legend o!' the suciHod past . • • When all Lho nights were pcrluinod with dusirij . . • When \vc who though: that love was mount to last, Thix-w fuul upon u strange and lovely fire. 1'ou arc n symbol of a torch that I'lanietl AsM nst the velvet. blncUncss of thu night ... When all the world was youtluul ar.d untamocl, When all the KOals wc:-c cominj,' into sight. Now you arc dust and terror s'.a'lks the way, And all the wine lias spilled from oi:t tho cask, Ar.d drabncRS marks the coming 01' each clay. Where thcru is nought to seek and none to ask . . . Win: re "Id (rhosts -.ith<?r at :i sli:il>li.v Inn To slir tin: im-in'rie.s of an anr.k'nt sin. —Don Wahn. FACES ABOUT TOWN: Peter Arno, oxcit-'d about his new sinful book, "The Han in the Shower," !JO,000 copies of which are already ordered in advance! It will be published next month ...John Gunther, who ha.s named his novel "Tho troubled Midnight," breathless about Joan Thorjfer., the MGM starlet, ex-ls'orthwcstoni U. stti- di;i£ ..The James Wallinptons darinfr anyone to pan FDH. ..Venus Raiticy ("Miss America"), who hadn't one date since winning the national bo.iuiy contest, doing the town with Joe E. Lewis, whose new bundle of. songs at the Copaca- hanu leaves you in stitches.. .Lena Homo's beauty stopping tralllc at 52nd and Gth Ave.—on the nrrn of Billy Daniels ...Mary Pickl'ord. who" still wears those famous curls . .Ann Sheridan, who hasn't been in the Cub for a week—because her foller, S. Hannagan, is sooo jealous of Guess Who??? SALLIES TX OUR ALLEY: Lee Crane, the maestro, says he feels better now that Bing Crosby has come out for Dewey—considering Eing's consistent, record for betting on the wrong horse .."I hear." said another, "Edward Arnold is among the Hollywood stars who have conic ou'. for Dewey"... "Yes," said Burl, Ivcs. "he's played hanker roles so much ho thinks he must, worry like them!" 11EMOS OF A MTDNIGHTER: Doris .Duke's pals insist everyone is wrong on their predictions of hoi- next groom, if any. That he might be the much-ribboned Comdr. .1. Robb. just back from the Pacific. He's No. 1 in her heart ..Mexican papers, quote movie actor Arluro do Cordova as saying "no divorce." although he and his wife arc a part... A cinema star just intnrvicwod by Maggi McNoi:is on the air wns so impressed with her charm he's been sending'orchids ever since...Morton Downey is planning an overseas trip to London and Paris to sing for tho troops. .-Connec Boswell joins "Star Time" nt a fancy fee .'Mary Martin's little boy is mending rapidly- from his appendix op...Joe E. Lewis says ho tried | to enlist in the Wa.cs but couldn't pass the physical. . .Bernicc Parks and Lt. .7. Lawrence didn't elope.— but they intend to on his next fur- love. M1DTOWN VIGNETTE: Frances Faye's scc'y is Fi-itei Rollins. She was dancing with a chap (who was wearing civvies for the llrst time since Dec. 7th, 10-11) in the Versailles.. .A woman at the ringside insulted the boy «'ith^: "Why don't you go over and fight?" ...Ho told her he had been fighting for three yours and displ.-i.yecj his campaign ribbons, purple heart and discharge papers...But she wouldn't stop .."You're a four- flusher." she persisted. "Go on back there and fight.!". •-So Fritzi did what he was too gallant to do. She hauled off and floored the Thing with one sock. THE BIG TIME: Kate Smith's xingy sessions via CESumlay eves Martha Stewnrt's song styles and all the dnrlings in the Copacabana show—tho best th'ere yet... Carmen Miranda and the _Dc- Marcos in "Greenwich Village" .. Jerry Wald's record of "So Little Time" . .Biliie Holliday thrushing "Standing Before You 1 'at the Downbeat. ..Imogen Carpenter in "Mexican Hayride". . .Eddy Howard's rhythms Wed. eves via rsEi~ And "March of Times latest: "What to Do with Germany." with Sumner Weilcs and Lord Vansit- tnrt. NEW YORK NOVELETTE: You've read about the case in the papers. But not this angle...It was at a society parly several years ngo. The hostess 1 jewels disappeared ... Suspicion pointed to a pretty young girl...The detectives had the goods on her and pressed the hostess to let them make the arrest. .Another guest volunteered to help the crying suspect ..He was. a lawyer .His skillful plea won the hostess over. She didn't pVcss the charge ..The girl was let go and married him! . .Many times theroafror he had to do his best legal work getting his bride out of similar jams. .Recently she was arrested again—for allegedly stealing jewels. ...But he can't help her now. . .He has a bigger case. .. Fighting for his country. B'WAY SMALLTALK: Monte Carlo says it isn't sold. The report sinned when a midtowner, seen there often, claimed his cut was ID Gs ..Fur prices are high again. One mink skin sells for $'(> Last year it sold at 511... Irene Vernon (Maj. E- Dowling's bride) is marking time for him back in the Latin Quarter chorus The Copacabana payroll, they say, is S17.000 a week. That's a lotta people to toss out of work, Mr. Mayor. . .Frank Ross, who paid $100.000 for "The Robe" (he- fore publication two years ago), just turned down one studio's mil r lion dollar offer for the .screen righ'.s! He will do it himself .. Jon Hal! is the exception. People at Hollywood parties usually cut up' those who are not present. MANHATTAN MURALS: Fifth Avenue and 1.10th Street, where Harlem and Little Puerto Rico hlcnd. It: is nicknamed "Stiletto Square" because of the many knifing soirees. ..The night spot magnate who yaps about Roosevelt like he had real money. When he was a waiter he was such a commissar! ..The doorman at Lum Fong's who plays with a yo-yo all day long!...The sign in the little cafeteria on Avenue C between 3rd nnd 4th Streets. It reads: "Closed for the Duration. Will Reopen October Kith!" "YOUR MIND AND BODY" By iOOAN Cr-KNOliNING, M. J). The Foot! Cycle Ol,'' Nature WHEN AND if the glorious day comes when we can get n brand new car it will be difficult to make a choice, or so I judge from some of the preliminary prophetic drawings and paintings of models which an enthusiastic car deulcr showed me the other day. "But 'still," I said, "you haven't got as good a machine as I have. So he got huffy and wanted to know what I meant. So I told him about a machine that you poured fuel into three times a day and this kept it running, and oiled It, and even gradually transformed and repaired it when necessary it into next year's model. Human Machine He caught on that I was talKing about the machine known as the human machine. He ;.;aid it would be nice to have that kind of- fuel.' And I said— "Oh! that's easy." "What is it?" he'asked. And 1 answered—"Grass — ;\\\ flesh is grass.". The cycle of Nature which produces living organisms and the fincrgy of living organisms, starts with the sunshine and the air. Plants use these and are even more wonderful machines than animals in that they can use such simple substances and turn them into structure and life. The best physiological chemists have been baffled in trying to turn carbon dioxide, water and sunlight into carbohydrate. They can make soda water and that's about all. They have, it is true, by great effort succeeded in synthesizing more simple sugars, but at a cost of time, labor and money us to make them prohibitive. While the meanest flower that grows does this trick of synthesis with an ease and abundance that puts the machinery of the wise to shame. In the next step in the cycle of Nature this synthetic product of plants is taken into the animal body and turned calories— into energy. The animal body. of course, needs something else for its nutrition—protein to build into flesh nnd this too the plant supplies, but not quite so surely or abundantly as it does carbohydrates. Besides carbon and oxygen the plant needs nitrogen for proteins. If one were inclined to carp at Nature one could point out that one of its major mistakes, if not its major mistake, was in not giving plants the atmosphere, as they do carbon the power to take nitrogen out of dioxide. Jn order to build their proteins Looking at Life By KBICH A voung fellow who is aboul. ,-^dy to cirn . Hvln B but Hlill too young to join the armed ucrvicc, u°!<ed my advice a couple of day« ago. -I want to prepare myself for a business oraprofCHHion," he said, "but it's so hard to make up your mind." "Well, have you any particular inclination?" I asked him. "Yes I have," he, " "I-like selling.' But my Cal.hcr wants me LO go into somcthios more d.tfni- ficd. He thinks people kind or look down on sidesmen." "What rot!" I replied, "I think salesmanship is the most important business in the world. And then I went on to prove my statement.. Salesmanship is vital in every j phase of life. 1 The baby, by its yelling, sells its mother on its first drink of milk. , No man has yet gotten a wife unless his courtship and proposal were good salesmanship. The swcclest poem languishes unread unless it is sold to a publisher. The finest music, the greatest drama must first be sold to a producer. . The dog, man's dearest friend, tells his desires to his master by pleading eye or begging bark. Nature herself is a salesman— Ihe beauties of the flowers, the verdant green of the trees, the majesty of the mountains and the -randeur of the sea—all these have they must get the nitrogen from the soil. Some of the plants arc very good at this — the legumes, and this is because of all living; creatures only certain kinds of bacteria can remove nitrogen j from the air and these bacteria in- , habit nodules on thi roots x of the legume family. Leguminous plants so' blessed—particularly soy beans —provide the most promising substitute for animal foods—meat, eggs and milk—now known. The protein molecult :s a huge loose structure made up of a number of amino acids. Our edible plants furnish us with most of the essential amino acids and the animal body synthesize these into proteins "of building- blocks of the animal body. The building blocks are fairly easy to get from plants, but growth proteins arc not so certain on a. purely vegetable diet, and for that reason we obtain ihem in practice mostly from animal foods. The lactating glands of animals which produce food for the young—milk—and the rcproduc- • iivc glands which produce the germ of tho young—eggs, natural- i iy contain these growth_ clcrnqnw ,j and we use them. j Besides the energy and the pro- j loin plants extract, from the soil tho calcium, phosphorus, sulphur, iron and vitamins which we need. told more real estate than Hfileimnan ever could. • Every «ucccm»ful man i» a Dalesman. • . . Every new Idea nan to be -ROM ' —against, doubt and rcnlxUuice. The first steamboat, the c«rli««t train, the old Incandescent lump, i the airship and the radio—tti t world's greatest Inventions hud ! 0 be wold before they could revolutionize our'live*. Columbus had to SELL hl« Idf, to Isabella bciorc he became a dii- covcrer. Roosevelt had to «ell hlmnulf ^ the nation before be could fat elected President. Unlcis.1 Dewey in a fAlnsmnn u wcl] ft-s a sUxte»man and politician, he will never get Inside the White House Tor more than a. vijiit. The doctor, the lawyer, the minister, the teacher, all have to »«]! themselves by their perBonaliiy, before they can convert thtir knowledge into <m*h. "No, my boy," I said to the youn^ fellow, "don't let -anybody tell you that selling isn't a good bujintM. And in Ihc very near future, it will be the salesman's day morfc than ever before." But enough of this. Deuce hu just sold me on the idea -of uk- ing him out for a walk. And I am a sucker for salts. men. Aren't you? (Copyright, 13H, King Fcaturcj Syndicate, Inc.) You're Telling Me! By WTLLIAM UITT (Central ITCM Writer) THE SUGGESTION* that the end of war in European theater bt known as V-E-Day (Victory in Europe) tails of our support. Tho«e initials -'V. E." remind us too much of a certain Victor Emmanuel. Add similes: As rare as a piece of good news in a Berlin ne»'i- paper. Jack Front must be a diasaUv fled :irti*t. After pmlnttnc UK IfiavCK lovely autumnal hue* be thrown 'cm all away. Rooms in the buildings of the future, we read, will be circular, v That'll be tough on leach^r—try- ing- to make Junior stand in U» corner. A pessimist is a fellow who fears war's end may find him with a lot of unspent ration coupons. Cattle arc liciti* flown Into Burma. True dt!*ccnd»ntK, no doubt, of Ihc cow that Jumped over the moon. ^^ ^ If the whole world is so be civ< ilized, Zadok Dumkopf hopes ht? lands the shoe selling concession for Africa, * BUY WAR BONDS * * * Store .H i* whli .nTL-nt iilunsiirc lli.-U we great our N.-i-ngrntnck iTiemls through IliC'ir luc-;il newspaper, mul bring to tlieir aUeiiUoii n few of the many fine articles in our sty re. HIGHLIGHTS for fall NOVELTY BAGS—Delightfully different handbags! The '-'Bunny"- baa; —ihc new barrel-shape nnd popular danvslrin- bags. Of felt or leather. 3n red, turf, purple, green, brown and black. '• -. ' $3.98 and $4.98 Plus 20% Federal Tax FALL GLOVES— Four to .si.xleen button iouglh fabric gloves—to match or dramaiically contrast your fall cos- t.unie.'?. '1-i'idi new shades ot.' gold, green, fuchsia, purple, brown and black. $1.00 to $3.98 SWEATERS — The Oimpiis.Classic! All wool slip-on or cardigan style sweaters in fiiic'or loose knit. Luscious pastel shades of blue, green, pink, orchid, beige and rich'dark fall shades. $3.98 to $7.98 STORE HOURS THURSDAY 12 NOON TO 3 P.M.

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