Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on September 28, 1944 · Page 1
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H-. T WRBONDS MAN < MOR£. THAN A GOOD INVESTMENT Vol. LXVII, No. 227 F. S. Conklin 59 Years With H. S. Rubber Retiring Employe To Be Honored Tonight At Hop Brook Club Festivities : S. Conklin of the pur- ili-jiartmt-nt of the Unltec St:t:os KuhlH'i- company, Nauga- ;,u-k I-'OKtwenr Plant. Is being hon• ii-«! tonight at a dinner being glv ,.|. l.y KVi'r KH) of his associates nl thi- Hii|> I'.rook Country Club. Mr. Cunlilin is retiring on pen jiur. Oi-t'>l)i-r 1st after having spent "<i years i" the employ of thi) U, S. .<:HI-:I!'.LC with L. Cnnclce and Conit'.'i'iy of New I-Iiivcn as a stock toy in !>>">. he worked his way up !h;»n>:li " -scries of tiosklotis such i\i dork, receiving clerk and purchasing ai,'i-nt until he was trans- .'rrrt'il u. the New York offices of tin' I'nited States Rubber Com- pn.-iy in th>' General Footwear Factory Manager's department In IfUT whiTi 1 hi' st'i'ved n.s paymaster, anil ;if:e[- tho Armistice worked in cuniii-etion with thu reduction fr, I.'C'J Mr, Conklin came here to Nauptuiek to work In the Purch;i. mi; Mcpiirtment of thu Foot- Wfarl'lant. He has been here continuously .since that tlmu and haw ni;i<!.- a host of friends with his Ki'nial personality. Amons,'' speaking tonight will In- Jlni-y L. Carter, factory nmnager, of the Nnugatuck I'-jo'.- wtiir Plain. J. E. O'Donnell, pur- 'chiismg agent, and Walter Peuse of the industrial engineering de- pnn.' K/ilph Bavler will serve an tdiistmaster, with Ed Putru- ci-Ili l.'adin*; the group In singing. -Music is being furnished by PC- ESTABLISHED 1885 A Progressive Newspaper For a Progressive Community' THE WEATHER Cloudy. Rain Tonight Full Report On THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1944" Leased Wire Service of the United Press Price Three Cenu Confer On Crisis In China 22 Men In Churchill Says War In Europe May Continue Group That Into Next Year; Warns Against Belief It Will Left Wed. Fifteen Entered Array, While Seven Are In"Navy Names Listed Here End Earlier; New Drive Toward Arnhem Begun Immediately following his return from conferences In London on fiitinV moves In Itiirmii, China and the Imlian Ocean, Admiral IxmU Mounlhiitten (rights Allied eummniider in southeast Asia, confers In northern Durniu with Gen. Joseph Stilwell, commiinder of U. S, and Chinese forces in the Burma area. (International) Morris Watsteln of Special Planning For Sunday Events At The United States Rubber Co. "U. S." Supervisor Honor Guest At Pinner Tonight .Martha T. Andrews, in tin- Boot Room of th<? United Suites Rubber Company, Nauga- tiick Footwear Plant, i.s being hon- ornl tnnight by tho MtiperviHor.t In b-r ilcp.'irlnnont at a dinner being nivi-n at Put.iy Brown's restaurant in \V:iti;rbury. .'.riss Andrews Is planning to re- tin' from active service about the miildle of October. in (jhnrjfo of the arrangements for the dinner are: John f'""Cin. foreman. Jack Cullinane, ilirk'-y Kryk. Sophie Obijenskl, and i;ose Hi I ay. Sergeant Herman Sachnoff And Donald Clark To Be Among- Featured Speakers Veterans To Meet On Friday TV regular meeting of Crusader PIWC, Vi'tfrans of Foreign Wn/'f will In. hi-ld nn Friday night nt 8 "'dock at the home on Rubber ftv.'nuc. Commander Gnston Adams annyiim'rd today. Thi. ,-i.tti.ndance at the V. F. W. """•tin;,'!) r o r the past several months has been excellent. Com- m;imliT Adams stated, and It has bwn [lojisiblf. to transact many 1m- pf'Ttatit matters. Rcrre.shments will b" s ff rvi>(! In ;he form of n. ham"'"'k' must following the meeting. *30 Hartford, Sept. 28 — (UP)— It has cost |.\ u,, m . y Kath.'r of Merlden jn (ulditional S-l-l to jippenl a SC '"n- in)|Kisc,| .., n chin-no* of i»is.s]n«- ^ ! ''op si«n and abusing an officer. 'n Siipci-ior court. Suttler was. «K-'ijn convicted and fined a total or •>•'". A SO-day JaK sentence was *II.«PITI(| <!C |. A police officer te.itl- ''> that. Sattler had called him n Coolidg'e Saw No To Strike while governor of Masm- chiiMi-tts President Coolidcc, '"(''i 1 to become 30th U. S. Prp*i,|,. nti Knicl that "there l.i no right to strike against the P»l>»c saf,,.y by anybody, any- whcro, any time," America's safety today ft" (Itnri's th.-u war costs be met '"i.-n savings a.i much as pos- !iih » > : don't go on a fintincinl •Jtrlko _. ; iCC p buying War Montis. Here's one way to save on purchasc-M: shop the > listings of THE •MIAVS Cliissified columns. Mull Ovcrsi-as XmiiK GlftM Hi.fore Oetoher 15. MAPLE ST. TRAFFIC TO BE RE-ROUTED DURING CEREMONIES'"" "Three Star" Program Promises To Attract Thousands Of Spectators Technical Sergeant Hormnn SachofC of the United States Army Air Forco and Donald Clark, assistant director of the Connecticut War Fund will be two of the featured National War Fund speakers at the big Throe Star Program', being held In front of the Tennis Mill of the United States Rubber Company next Sunday. October 1st, at 2.-30 1 p. m. Tho rally will b^ held on Maple street, and arrangements have been made to route traffic around thim ;irca while the ceremony is going' on. rjnverend Edward F. Hance of the Congregational church will offer the opening prayer find Father John Wanat of St. Hcdwig's church ; will give the prayer of dedication. | Harry Carter, factory manager, | and George T. Froehlich, president: of local ,\o. -13, U, R. W .A., C. I. O., ; will also be featured on the pro-! gram, along with Warden Leo B'.'O-i phy who will deliver the \velcom-.' ing nddresK,.Robert E. Lowell, in-i dustriiil relations manager, will be! master of ceremonies. j The Army-Navy Star Award ban-| ner will bo displayed by Harold N, Barrett, production .superintendent, nncl Ooorgo T. Froehlich in hor.oi of tho plant's workers' continued excellence in the production ot war material. Tho Honor Roll to bo unveiled during tho ceremony has been designed especially for the loca' )lant. Advance information indicates it in to be one of the most striking memorials yet erected in honor of our flphtinjr mtn and women. A concert by the Br£.s!Ioy Fiold .\lr Force Band will .start at 2:10 p. m.', and music for the entire af- air will be furnished by this woll- •nined group of musicians. All citizens of Naugatuck and the surrounding communities are invited to attend. . . LATE . GAMli POSTPONED St. Louis, Sept. 2S—(UP)—The opening game of the crucial four game series between the St. Louis Browns and the New York. .Yankees was postponed today because of rain and will be played :is part of a double header tomorrow. DKW15V HKTURXS Albany, X. Y., Sept. 28—(UP) —The R<>|>ul>:lca» presidential '.loniim-i: — Governor TK'wey—ar- rived in Atliany, >". V., this inorn- in^,' and wi'nt immediiitbly lo the executive mansion. Thus, Dewey completed an KtiiOO-mifc swlnp thrmi^h western and 1'ae.lflc ci>ast' states. ——oOo N1SW AKMV ORDEH Washington, Sept. 28—(UP) — Many men may be released from the army in the neo.r future under a now order just rcloascc by the War Department. The now order calls for the release of men who no longer meet induction stan'dards, and who haven't been given an assignment to meet their qualification oOo N1SVV KATlON STAMP The Naugatuck Selective Service JJTOUP that left here on Wed- icsday for service in • the Armed Forces of the nation numbered 22 men, the Naugatuck Selective.Ser- icc Board, announced hero today, ollowing- the arrival of the induc- eos at various military camps. Among those who left here on j Wednesday for service in the Army I were Alfredo E. DePino, !39 South : Main street; Edward Honubin, ] Wust Cheshire; Frank 7. Barlow, 22 South Main street; Martin F. Walsh, Watcrbiiry; John E. Grant. Jr., Mericler.; James K. White, 72 Aetna street. Also Raphael A. D'Angclo 59 Moadow street; Frank A. Desmond, 2-1 Scott street; Dino A. Sbrocz, 109 Uormun street; Richard W, Schcfiir, 8 Burritt place; Andrew F, Russell. 300 Highland avenue, George J. Zcifltr, 250 Millvllle avenue. Also Frank A. Cravo, 63 South' Main street; Ronald W. Shopp, Jr., 160 Gorman street' and James B. Kolcsnik, Walcott. Inductees who entered the Navy included James "L. Flora, Hunter's Hill; Clarence F. Allen, IVatcrbury; Hocco W. Magnanimo, 09 Galpin street; John W. Zonas, 223 South Main street; Raymond J. Arnold, Pond Hill road; Walter. B. My- chaski, 31 Union street, and Simeon J. Donahue, Walcou. Seven of tho inductees arc now in the Navy while 1C are now on .active duty in the Army. . General Dempsey's Forces Are Attacking- The Germans Above Nijmegen ALLIED OFFENSIVE TO FREE YUGOSLAVIA STARTS ROLLING Germans Say Russians Have Crossed The Danube River From Romania Naugatuck Flyer Is Married In New York City Lieutenant Robert Pasho of the United Slates Army Afr Forces, the son .of Eugene Pas.'io of Park place, was married on Saturday, September 0, in 3S*ow York city to Miss Patricia Rector of Houston, Texas. Miss Rector, who is a graduate of Rice institute, has boon em- Coal Situation In Boro Schools Good Se;)f 28—(UJ') — The Office of rrlee Administration annnunei'S today that, u new nthm- ration stump will become valid beginning November 1st. Purple Heart Medal Awarded To Local Soldier The coal situation of the school department Is good, Harold E. Chittenden, .superintendent of schools, -said this morning. There is enough on hand, he said, to carry the schools through the early part of the winter, jind more coal will be received Inter. Mr Chittenden said that there nave been -no changes in the kindergarten set-up thus far, In spite of a heavy enrollment. Central Avenue school has n morning and afternoon session, while Prospect Street and Hop Creole schools and Rubber Avenue and Salem have alternating morn- Ing and afternoon sessions. The War department hns sent to Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Cowan of Linden street, the Purple Heart medal, awarded posthumously to their son. .PFC William J. Cowan, who lost his life on D-Day, .June G. when the American forces Invaded i France. PFC Cowan was vary well known in Naugatuck where he was born nnd spent his life, and he was particularly prominent, in the North Main struct section of the borough where his family has resided for many years. Tho lost soldier was an infantryman attached to Co. H, 116th Infantry Regiment, and had been in the service for nearly two years. Ho trained at various military camps in this country before shipping out for England. Following the completion of his training in England where he was stationed for 'some months, the 116th was one of tho regiments picked to take part in the invasion of the continent. rt nt ir siniirt mil fit tar Full Kunliiii'I'*' HIH Clinrrh' Ntri>ct. Niiuvti- Ini'.k'H l''us(il«n • .fli-iHiT, urn! «>njov <!«* jirlvlli'Ki.' »l' » I'lltircc iici'iiuill, — Adv. (By United Press) The British second army has struck out in a new move toward tho Arnhem gateway to Germany. General Dempsey's tank.s and infantry swung back . to the attack above Nijmegen two days after a. British airborne division went down in defeat in the sector. United Press Wai- Correspondent Ronald Clark says the second army is encountering severe resistance from fanatical Nazi elite guard units. .South of Nijmegen, fresh airborne landings have been carried out and other second army col-" umns .are advancing eastward toward the Meuse river along a broad front. Meanwhile, Berlin says fighting around Metx on the American third army front in the Moselle valley of France is increasing in fury- In Italy, the Allies have scored another round of new advances, particularly in the British eighth army sector. Eighth army tioops have extended their bridgehead across the Rubicon river to a width of ten miles and a depth of two miles. . The American fifth aj-my in central Italy has advanced as much us two miles, despite strong German resistance . More .than. J.OOO American -hejiyy boml:ie"rs~'c«coi'tcd~"Liy "50&"""tb 750 fighter planes- attacked enemy targets in Magdeburg, Kassel and Mcrscbui-g, Germany, today. A mighty Allied offensive to free Yugoslavia has started rolling. The German high command announces the Russians have crossed Adolf's Highways May Aid Allies CZECHO SLOVAKIA British Prime Minister Givei Full-Dress Review . Of War Situation GIVES REPORT OF CASUALTIES ON WESTERN FRONT British Losses In. France More Than 90,000, American Losses Over 145,000 Designed for npccd and efficiency, Hitler's lioivstcd highway system in Germany now Income important objectives of the Alliot who \-jew •them as quick routes to Berlin. Arrows on (.lie map show how Allied drives head for spots where motorized equipment could be swung swiftly on key roail systems (indicated by shaded lines). The and Cologne branches lie just beyond the Anclien and Netherlands drive areas and arc considered union £ the speediest and most direct. (International) G. 0. P. Convention To Be Held October 9, Town Committee Here Decides the Danube river from Romania into Yugoslavia. This outflanking: assault through the Tronsylvanian Alps is reported to have punched throuph in tho area- of Orsova, north of the famed iron yate passage into Yugoslavia . • Elimination of the iion gate barrier would open the way for the powerful Russian army assembled in Romania and Bulgaria to pour into southern Hungary and northern Yugoslavia. Such a drive would split German troops in the two states. Striking east from the Adriatic ooast, Berlin says'the Anglo-American invasion army is fighting on Mrs, Anna Erk.Only Candidate For State Represent.. ative Decided Upon LIEUT, KOBEBT TASHO ployed in New York city, where she has made her home, for some time, and where the couple first met some months ago. The wedding was attended by Lieutenant Pasho's father and his .sister, Helen and members of the bride's family. Lieutenant and Mrs. Pasho, following their wedding trip, arc in (Continued on Papc 8) Borough Must Repair Wall Near Salem School One of the after affects of the •econt hurricane that will cost the loroush of Naugatuck a consld- Tab'.c sum of money, is the long trctch of wall near Salem school in Meadow street, ripped away by falling tree, Tho tall tree had its roots well mbedded just west of the wall and vhcn the tree toppled across Mea- ow street, It fell in an easterly ircction tearing up more than ten ect of the wall, tho huge blocks'of •hich pushed onto the sidewalk. The blocks comprising the wall cigh hundreds of pounds .and the •reckagc is proof of the fact that he tree exercised terrific pressure hen felled by the high winds of he storm. The section has been blocked off or some days, and Is expected to ; one of tho first repair jobs .ckled in the near future by bor- uj;h workmen. (Continued on Page 8) Three Honored For Services In Airplane Spotting Three Naupatuck residents \vero recently honored by the Nauffatuck Airplane Setters jjroup for outstanding service in connection with this work in the borough and the district. Georsre Lewis, of Walnut street, prominent local resident and at one time chief observer at the Naufira- tuck Observation Post and late'r promoted to district supervisor in this field with his territory runninpr all the way to Bran ford, and having under his chat'pre several areas each almost as larfre as Naupa- tuck, received a traveling bap from the local RTOL'P. Mr. and Mrs. John Simmons of Lewis street;'each a deputy chief observer in the men's and women's spotting groups under* Mr. Lewis, received a coffee table foV their outstanding and faithful efforts. The presentations were made at the recent outing and picnic of the Naugatuck Airplane Spotters, and the presentation speeches were made by Sherman Taylor of Cheshire, district supervisor under Mr. Lewis. , All three were lauded for faithful interpretation of patriotic cooperation, over and above the call of duty. The Republican Town Committee .it its meeting here last night voted to hold its convention on Monday, October 9, in the borough court room. Town Hall building, at S o'clock. At this convention nominations will be made for two state representatives and five justices of the peace. Chairman Charles P. Ro- dcnbach announced today. Only one convention will be held. Mrs. Anna Erk, who is one of the state representatives elected by the G. O. P. two years ago. again will be one of the candidates for the office, it was staled today. Tho nomination f'or the second state representative, has not been decided upon, Chairman Rodonbach stated today, but the names of-several possible candidates were talked over at sonic length at last night's meeting, the chairman stated. G. O. P. Burgess J. Kudolph Anderson, is definitely for the nomination, a candidate it is • understood, but apparently judging from the fact that the choice is still open, was unable to secure the backing of the Town Committee at last night's meeting. The names of the other possible candidates for the nomination were not rcvealo by any of the members at the meet ing. Whether or not Burgess Andci son's . close affiiiatio?! with th State Senator nominee William / Painter had anything to do will 1* fl *J? -1_ Two British Tars On Leave Here Nephew Of Mrs. Joseph Barrett, Johnson St., And His Buddy Here For Rest Stoker 1-c Kenneth Rosten, 20, of His Majesty's Navy, is spending a shove leave with his aunt, Mrs. Joseph Barrett of S5 Johnson (By United Prime Minister Churchill told Commons today that the campaign to crush Germany from the west has cost the Nazis more than a million men so far. But he held •jut no . prospect for a quick victory, •In fact, the British premier declared that he could give no guarantee that several months of 1945 will not be required to finish off the Germans. Churchill said 'that unless German resistance collapses .soon, the United Slates is prepared to throw enormous additional forces into th» final struggle. / Churchill delivered a full-dress review of the war situation before Commons this morning. He broke down the figures on German losses this way: The Naxis, he says, have lost 400,000 killed and wounded while nearly 500,000 prisoners have been taken. And in addition,, the prime minister estimated that 200,000 other Germans are cut off in coast area* with their destruction or capture highly probable. At the same time, Churchill placed British casualties in France at more than ,,90^)00, ^ia killed, '~-''~' " ' ' "~ ' '"""" (Continued on Page S) Two Chem. Co. Employes Injured Joseph McKee, 27. of 30 Scot street, and Domenic Silva, 15. r South Main street, were admitted to Watcrbury hospital last night McKcc, a chemist at the Naugatuck Chemical Co,, was administered oxygen to counteract the effects of aniline poisining received while handling that compound at the plant. Silva, also an employe of the ORGANIZING COMPANY Boston, Sept. 28—(UP)—A former New York stock exchange president now on parole from Sing Sing prison > is in Florida organizing a citi'us fruit company. He is Richard Whitney, who served a sentence for grand larceny. He came to Massachusetts upon his release. —Diotutcriuillri fur your lovi-d onm ovrrNi-:iH- iniiKt rii> iimlli>d Iiy Ort. Ifith. I.i'f im Hike .thrill niiir. fUJAI.TIKIll Studlun, no Hunk HI., IVlby.—,\il\. Chemical Co.. was injured when his arm was caught in a pulley and he was thrown against a machine. He suffered a fractured right arm, and fractured ribs. Silva was reported in fair condition by hospital authorities, and McKee was discharged. SAILORS SOUGHT Colchester, Conn., Sept. 28—(UP) —State police are looking for three sailors—two of them in -civilian clothes—in connection with a series of gas-aline station breaks. The men also arc reported to have stolen three automobiles at Middletown and East-Hampton. —With rhf miiin'. nf Full in Ilir nlr, illniTH find Unit tlii» nirnii nt *rfr'« Ki-«laiir;iiil, Church nlnvt, kroim nitre with the u- e u t h c r cliiintv*, — Air. The stoker—or U, S. Navy equivalent, fireman—is a native of Sheffield. England, which is a largo, industrial center. He has been in the Navy for two and a half years, serving aboard a "big ship." British censorship is stricter than U. S. in regards to ships and activities. This is his first visit to the United States, his ship having been stationed in Mediterranean and near- to-homo waters. He did take pa: in the two invasions of France. Prior to his enlistment in th British Navy, Seaman Rostc worked in a co-opcrati\-c society— a British version of a chain store Asked how he liked the Unite States—from the Naugatuck angl —he said that "it was all right. He stated that in spite of the fac that there was so much similai-it, in language, custom, and stand ard of living between the two na tions, there is still a consider able difference between the tw< nations. He said that people here "don' seem lo be able to get to bed early." He wondered at the abun dance of food, land the lack of a dimout. The stoker has not seen tho lifting of the British black Out. "American beer is too gassy,' the British sailor said, and does not appeal too much to him. He prefers the stout of his homeland He has not had a chance to meet many American women, and con- lequently had no comment toniakc thereon. With Mrs. Barrett's nephew is lis shipmate, Stoker 1-2 William ?ratt. The two will remain in the borough for the rest of the week, 'for a rest," they said. The American louse* — including those suffered by the troops who invaded southern France— are put at more than H5,000. Churchill also revealed that we now have between 2,000,000 and 3,000,000 Allied tioops battling on the western fiont. The first 1,000,000, he says, took only 20 days to put ashore. And he revealed that in the first 2-1 hours after the invasion got under way, a. quarter of a million troops had stormed the beaches. Churchill, in 'his first full report to Commons since .Aug-. 2nd, says that during the seven weeks recess the face of the war has changed completely. And the prime minister declares: "The vast and brilliant encircling- mo%'cments of the American armies will ever be a model of military art and an example of the pro- pi-ieiy of running risks. The lightning advance of the British armies- has not been surpassed anywhere." Churchill the valiant sion which paid high tribute to British airborne divi- fought the battle of FATAL JL'LANE CRASH Lake Charles, Louisiana. Sept. 28 —The crash of a B-2G army bomb- :r has caused the death of a Wil- imansett, Mass., airman and three ither crew members. Corporal Wiliam Merrill died when his plane amc.down near Reeves, Louisiana. hilo on a routine training tnis- on. The bomber was based at the Lake Charles Army Air field. —One mlmitf «n th* iihnnt. , or IIUHI-M mvr Ilii' l.«li—Which! uliull II lirf Hr Miuirt.. Call slml,-u-I.M\, Wiliy. S-IIOH mid ruuiv niiiii \\lll cull for work. Aiv, Arnhem, adding: "The casualties have been grievous, but for those who mourn, there is the consolation that the „ sacrifice was not needlessly demanded, 'Not in vain' may be the pride of those who survive and the epitaph of those who fell." The prime minister also disclosed that after 120 days of fipht- ing, British troops stiil are in a proportion of two to three ,ig compared with the Americans. After five years, Churchill says, Britain maintains almost exactly the same number of divisions in the Italian and western European theaters in full action as the United Slates. (Continued on P«f« 2) Boy, Checking Up On Dog's Injuries, Is Bitten Bruce Hoad'lcy, 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fremont Hoadlcy of .Pond Hill, was bitten by a dog yesterday afternoon on Church street.' The dog had been injured by a passing iuio. and the boy apparently stopped lo check on the injuries, vhen he was bitten. The dog was returned to its owner by the police. Young Hoadley was on his way 'rom Central avenue to Salem ichool for manual training when he \vos bitten. Superintendent of Schools Harold E. Chittenden said this jnorninR- hat dogs should be kept away- rom schools. Pupils should not al- ow their dogs to run behind them n their way to school, and- «U- houph the dofr Is harmless, he may ccomc excited and then bite somc- ody. Police Chief John J. Oormley aid that boys could help the!* ogs more if they keep the pet* home.

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