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Vol. LXVIII, No. 229 atttrk EfiTAflLiSHEb~1885~ 'A Progressive Newspaper For a Progressive Community" THE WEATHER v Increasing •Cloudiness Full Report On Page 3 Great Soloist Feature Attraction At "3-Star' Program Here Sunday SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1944 Leased "Wire Service of the United Press Price Three Cent* Allies Forming Third Front Thousands To Attend Events Near U .8. Rubber Co, Tennis Mill, Maple St. SPLENDID PROGRAM HAS BEEN ARRANGED TOR THE OCCASION Miss Polyna Stoska Has Been Guest Artist With Symphony Orchestras tfovi-ral :!uniS!inds of persona aro I'xprcti'd tu attend the "Three Stur" pruui'um Sunday afternoon ut 2:30 u'l'lni'k near the Tennis Mill of th L'rii:« % d Sratt's Rubber Co., when ;))>_• ei.inpany Honor Roll will be iinvrili'd co-incident with the opcti- i::i.- nf the U'ur l-'urul drive in Nau- Xiitiu-k. both combined in sonii-ot'- iioi.ii military and civilian c-cre- Featured Artist I'uiynu Stoska, guest soloist on tin.' "Three S:«r" program Js jui iiiii.-tunding operatic star who has »i'pr irvil as Soloist with the major -•'>!!:i'I'lCan Symphony orchestras. sin- ivi'i-ntly completed a. nino- wvi'k.-t' tuiir of the islands In tho Smith Pucstlc. Hor group presented iiXty-une regular camp show con- OTts in udition to their numerous ii!i|>n.!npiu concerts in thu hospitals. Thi-ir tatir took thorn 20,000 ::ii:rx liy air. and they played to ah I'.-Uiiiat.-d total of 1-10,000 soldiers, i>ail('!'s and marines. Tin- flying '.our took the artists !u Hawaii. Canton Island. Z'"ijl, Ni-w (.Vlodonlri, New Hebrides, ll'.iiidulcumil Russell Islands and lh" i''u>ndu Islands. M:JS Stoska. n native of Worces- tv., Mass., received her early nuisi- fid training in Boston, having won ;i cunti'st sponsored by the Massa- clr-ssi'tts Federation of Music f.';ti/w. she continued hor studies at Die Jmlliaul Graduate School under .Mareellu Sombrlch, and after tho (lunch of the great winger, completed her preparatory studies in New York. She mude her operatic debut in I'.i-rlin in :he role of "Etirvanthe" :ind appeared continuously In i>;.ora. concert, and radio through- cut the continent. Upon her recent i ii-turn to the United States she j was honored by three cngagcnicrit.s | «'ith the Boston Symphony or- | rhfstru, 'n ,-i review of her guest npp"ftr- unc-i 1 ' with the 17th regular concert "I 1 thr- Boston Symphony orchestra, Alexander Williams, music oritlc for the Jioston Herald wrote, "Yos- t"ir,l.'iy'.s concert was notable for !hf Introduction to symphony ,'ni(lii.'tteoft of a remarkably fine xni.-"r. Mix.* Polyno Stosk'u has I'VKli-ntly on tho basis of the two rx;irti:ig arias that she sang loai'n- M| hi'!- art thoroughly." The music critic of the Fas-ton I^ily Globe wrote, "Mls.M Stosku i" a remarkably line singer. She !ias n responsive, pure, ugilo, and fli.'.xiljlu voice," Mi.-;;; Stosku will present a }il'0- KfJim of popuUir appeal in her ap- !"•-•'.'and- here Sunday iiftornoon. HIM- accompanist will bo lUchurd M:d.-iby. well-known for his .'icores f'li' such Kroadway productions as "The U'arrinr's Husband," "Klcc- (i ''i" n nil tho Theater Guild's .Revival f,f "Tho Rivals.' Th'.- prngram for the event hero Sjimijiy combine.* tho efforts of ^'••ni!.-;irm.'k leaders in public, rnunu- f-iruiring. labor and civic life and pri'm;sf.M to .set n. new high mark !<• j'i'v(>n,'.s of thi.> nature oC the "Thn.|, stiir" gathering. MM|i|.- street will bo roped oi'f f "i Sunday afternoon during '.ho "ii'.i- cf ihi> events) near tho U'en- " ls Mill and ucoomodutions In tho '"'•••i c.-m !hu.-; bo made for JO,000 I M .TM.»II;; if necessary. 1'OLY.v.A STOSKA star who ri)n;> of s render « lit thu niooii al ~:'M o'clock near Trnnis Mill i>r Ib,. United Stales Knlilior Co. Wounded Naugatuck Man Cited Pfc. Harry F. Butts played Exemplary duct In Action" . "Dis- Con. Salvage In Waste Paper Here Is High Allies Are Closing In On One Escape Route For Large Nazi Forces Being Trapped In Western Part Of Holland Nearly 39 Tons Collected By I L p tt Street Department Em j JUIMI * • UIC " ployes'Here As the CITIIUIII militarists pull tlu.-lr armies back on tin- eastern and WIJSI.TII fniiits, a new terror looms before (;li«;m. VVitli the invii.tlon or Albania and the liu.ssi.-in pi.-iii-tration of tin: Ualkans, a third front appears to In; forming. Military experts predict: that Allied units (1), iipled with Yugoslav patriots, will he:u! Inwitrcl :: junction with Hcd Army forces (:>.) in Bulgaria and Rumania (:)) for a concerted drive on Budapest that will cimtiniic northward to this M'inlviaii Gateway, l.hi' histurio [lassugc into Germany. from the south. (International) Chairman C. Arthur Fager, chair man of the Waste Paper Commit tec of the Naugatuck Salvage 'jroup, reported today that nuarlj J9 tons of waste paper were col- cctcd here on Monday and Tuesday by the street department em- ployes. Chairman Fager stated that this s a very excellent record and is n keeping with the splendid co- operaj;ion thai Naugatuck gives to every patriotic effort. The West side of Naugatuck set x record with Hie si/.c of its con- ribution' to the paper collection vbile NaugnUick storekeepers also a remarkable job of salvage, it vns stated. The only weak point in he campaign was the East side of nc town wbcrc under ten tony ere collected on ' Monday, the chairman declared. The 3D ton.s, Chairman Fager stated, did not include some paper salvaged through the efforts of Naugatuck school children or that accumulated by the Boy Scouts. The entire total is expected to reach close to 50 tons, an unusually fine mark and the record "for waste paper collection in Kaugatuck, the chairman stated. (Sprclal to The Ncjwji) Tlie Combat Infantryman Badge was awarded this wi'ek at the dishing General Hospital. Fram- inghani, Mas;)., fj Pfc, Harry F. Units of Naugatuck, Conn. The CL-i-emony, in which fifteen Combat Infantry Badges were present- j »d to overseas veterans, took place i In the Conference Room at the hospital. Col. John A. Jsherwood, MC. acting commanding officor, made thu presentation to Pfc. :vts, and 1st l-.t. John L, Sullivan read the citation. l j ;'c. Butts, who entered the service In September. J9-I?,, .spent five j month:; overseas with the Infantry i ir. Italy. The badge was awarded for "having displayed exemplary i conduct in action against the en- j omy." U'hile acting as assistant gunner on a 00 mm. niortar gun, h was wounded about 17 milus ou side of Rome. Tho Purple Heai was awarded to him at a Gencr: Hospital in Naples, A graduate of the Austin Junto High school, Williamsport. Pa., h was employed by tho International Furniture company, Montotir.sville PH.. before entering the service, He is the son • of Mrs. L&ur. Butts of 175 Moucloiv street, Nau gatuck. Conn. Service For Veterans Mice Reports Here On First 3 Weeks' Operation Mrs. Fcrd Wufeck's Compilations Reveal That Activity Is Widespread Stationed On Guam Block On North Main St. Sold For About $10,000 I'.VJYU. STAIJHKVC r Kew Haven, Sept. 30—(UP)—Pt)' • if 1 '' a<-,• '(iii'slioning u-itne.i«0}i in •'in :i!i.i-inj,t tri discover the Identity '; r Hi" assailant who ['atnlly stabbed ""'i;i C. joncs. JonuH died of sttib wiuinii, W |iii,. he wan being taken T. E, Believed In Having A "Big Stick" Ti-dfly Uoo.ievelt'a policy, "Spwik softly, but carry a big stick," found expression In a .lining Navy. Thr-so ;,ro times when Amcr- ":» mti>:t use the "big stick"— ; mil r, n vou- W.-u- Bond pur- ch;ixc'.-< depends tho power of '>)>• blows it can deliver. _L'si> th" power of ti News w '-mt Ad to fin your needs, V'-h.-ihi-r you want to soil, buy, i'nnt, bii-0 or to find some lost "rtick'. A block owned by Miohaol Dit kowsky and Mary SlobdianiU o.-i jVorth Alh'in street was sold to Mr. and Mrs. Felix Kcmbruski, Jr., according to a warranty deed filed at the oflicc of Town Clerk Raymond J. St, John. Tax stamps on the deed indicated th'o salt- price to be near $10.000. This is one of the largest realty sales hern" in some time and involves a property having four tenements and two stores'. Military Mass Solemnized Today A military Mass was celebrated for Lt, James Woods, who was killed in action in France, July 13, at St. Mary's church this morning, with Rev.'Thomas Grillln ofllclat- ing. Gaston Adams, commander of Crusader post, VFW. was in charge of the military services. Delegations from the Veteran of Foreign Wr.rs auxilinrv, and the American Legion and its auxiliary were also in attendance. Mrs .Emnui Olson, mother of J-.t. Woods, was presented with the American flag, used at the service. The following report for the first three weeks of operation, on 'a part time basis, has been issued by the Service for Veterans office here under the direction of Mrs. Ford Wulfeck as office administrator and Clarenc E. Jones as director of the organization. Mrs. Wulfeck's report indicates that iho local of rice has beer, vcrv active, and that widespread con- lacts already have boon inado in the interests of Naugatuck ex-servicemen. The reports for the first three weoks since tho local office was opened on a part time basis is as follows: Speeches io groups. •); applicants for service, S; telephone calls made or received. 1G-!; interviews, 77; communications sent. -JG; communications received, S. Direct contacts with the following 2't agencies and have been made: American Kod Cross Chapter Post 1", American Legion Public School System of Nauga- L-'jcal Board of Selective Service St. Michael's Guild Polish American Church Borough Board Will Meet Here Tuesday Night Qf Man's Opponent John P, Drew of Cheshire, pjom inent resident of that place, is the Democratic candidate for senator from the 3*JUi senatorial district and thus is the opponent of Wil liam A, Painter of Naugatuck, the Republican candidate /or the same ofricc. Mr. Drew was thg unanimous choice of the Democratic District LATE DOVER CKrj2IJKATKS Dover, England, Sept, 30— (UP)—The end of Dover's four years, under German guns was announced officially today, touching off a jubilant celebration by thousands of persons dancing, shouting ana singing in the streets. oOo O/'A ANNOUNCEMENT Sept. :iO—(UP)— Tlie OI.'A says ceiling prices on North Atlantic and Pacific fresh fl-.li and seafood will be advanced from two to five cents ;i pound. oOo PHELIMINARY CONFKKEX'Ct Washington, Sept. 30—(UP)— Actual working sessions of the final phase of the Dumbarton Oaks preliminary conference on world security start Monday. American and British representatives will talk with delegates of China on peace plans for the future. JOHN P. DREW Naugatuck Continued on Page 3) \VlllT ,11,'lt-i) Slll'l't 'I Ki-mril you llilllK l>r mil*!''. Hilllt «•' M'II«||. Mart. M Clinr.'li Mri'i-t nisi,-, r riN. i-li-. .liilnwl "«' G'lutiV M'liy ""I toilli)".'—A«V, Local Air Cadet Has Started His Advanced Training Foster Field, Texas, Sept. 30 — iVhilc American pilots plague the \xis like, a scourge of locusts in he battle skies of the world,'Uncle .am continues to turn out skilled orial fighters by the hundred. At "'osf.cr Fiold, for instance, another lass of cadets has just been lunched ir.to its advanced train- ig—last stage before graduating ith wings and commissions. Class 14-J is the thirty-third uch group to come to this ad- anced fighter pilot school of tho i\F Central Flying Training Com- land. Its members have been athered from 40 states, with California .loading the list. Other leading contributors'to 4-l-J's personnel arc Ilinois, New York, Texas and Michigan with nine each. Among those in the clnss is: Harris Whittcmore, 21, son_of Mr. and Mrs. Han-Is Whittemo're, Jr. 3'M Church street Naugatuck Conn. GLKNN 1-A.SHO former Xaugatiiek resident, is now on active duty in the Southwest Pacific war zone as a member of the United Stalo.s Mnrlno Curps, Private Pnslio, who is a linit-licr of Kalph and Kugono 1'asho, prominent local residents, has taken part in f,hi; battles for Salp.-in, Guam and other fierce (.•iigngenidiitjs with tin: Japanese. Tin.' Marliu; reports that jiart of lil.s inuil and othe'r personal <lc- la Us on Uiiaiii wuro cleared through l.ii'iitenan(; William Miioily who is thi: son of Mr. and Mrs. William II. Moody of Koc:k- well iivcnui', an urtillory officer in the Marines for tbe past nearly two yenrs. Welfare Board Not To Act On Town Hall Until Oct. 9 The October meeting of the board of warden and burgesses will be held on Tuesday night at S o'clock in the borough court room, . The. session- Is. not. expected to bring forth anything other than a number of routine matters, some of which have been hanging fire for some time, .-.ind on which son-.e progress has been made .to date. The matter of Golden Hill St. Extension where there has been discussion in regard to street acceptance and possible grade lines ind profiles is expected to conic ip on Tuesday providing Borough Engineer Charles Curtis has had time to complete this work. The matter of tbe opening of Fern street, at its northernmost point into Chestnut street is also duo to be threshed out at the meeting inasmuch cs the street committee of the board already has inspected • the area involved and also is aware of what work will be ncces-saiy before tho project can be carried out. The tying in of the sewers on the Glenridgc K.sttites into the borough )incs further down on the hill, wil! also be taken up on Tuesday night as this work is now ab'jnt ready to go through, it has been indicated. It was staled today that there may not bu any figures available for discussion in connection with the proposed changes in the Town Hal! as figures in this matter are still being compiled by the firm of W. J. Megin Inc. and first will go to the welfare board for a decision before being presented to tho parent board. Senatorial convention held on August 21 at Orange, the campaign manager of the Cheshire resident- has raeveulcd. .Mr. Drew who is a member of a prominent Cheshire family, is 3-1 years of age, and served for more than .a year in the United States Army ^following his. enlistment jn:l- the service. He is a farmer and | formerly was connected with the Cheshire Reformatory in an official capacity. He was a building contractor and was superintendent of construction for the Suxio Construction Co. and was in charge of United States Marino Maintenance at the Naval Base in Bermuda. The Cheshire man was organizer of the State Reserve Guard in Cheshire and Prospect and also assisted in the organization of tbe Waterbury Chapter under Colonel Joseph Nolan, chief of staff of the Connecticut State Guard. Mr. Drew was a captain in the State Reserve Guard and was a deputy sheriff and constable in Cheshire for several years. The candidate was a pitcher in the Waterbury Amateur league some yenrs ago. and has a wide acquaintance i;i this section of the -state. St Francis Club Bowlers To Open Season Sunday the- St. the Sargent Gets Stay; Wife To Be Released From Hospital Today Local Soldier Is Graduated From Forecasting School <•» yittir Hiniirt. untnt for . l-'nll itt Iliuilmrl'*, ins rhitrrh Mn'i-l, VHIIKII- tiu'k'.i l-'jiOiliin Onli'r. unil enjoy llni lirivlli'iir nf » I'lmrsc niiumiK,—Adv. \ A planned special meeting of tho welfare 'hoard will not be called, as a report or. the estimated expenses of repairing 1 the town hall, expected the early part of this week, will not be submitted until later. Warden Leo J. Brophy said that the matter will likely slay as Sergeant Thomas F, Burns of the United States Army, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Burns of Ward street, has been graduated from the Army , Weather Forecasting School at Chamite Field, Illinois, and after n. 10-day furlough will report for duty at the Weather Station at the Municipal Airport at Rochester, Minnesota. Sergeant Burns spent 12 months 1 overseas with the 12th Air Force and saw a great deal ' of action, spending one Christmas and New Year's in trenches so intensive was the bombing by Germans in that area of North Africa, The soldier was a weather observer attached to the air group, at that time. After passing a number of tests. Sergeant Burns qualified for forecasting school and returned to the Andrew Sargent, -12, of 399 North Main street was granted a continuance to Monday :'n borough court this morning. He is charged with assault, and was arrested after allegedly beating his wife on September 10, Mrs. Sargent was taken to St. Mary's hospital where she was treated for a possible fracture of the skull and lacerations of _thc scalp and bruises about the arms and face. St. Mary's onicials said this morning that Mrs. Sargent would be released sometime today. Sargent is under S200 bonds. Ernest" Allen," cliairman of program committee of the Francis' c!ub announced today opening of tbe bowling season for club members on Sunday at 2 o'clock at the Anr.enberg alleys 0:1 Church street. Chairman Allen asks that all bowlers be on hand no later than' 2 o'clo.ck in order that, other leagues, scheduled for later in the day may not be hclfl up. The league teams are as follows: Notre Dame—John Thurston, captain, with John Civinisky, J. Fir.ke and Hal-old Trestrnil, meeting Navy with Alfred Fratesi captain, and Edward Brennan, Pete 13ren- nan and Charles LaChance. Holy Cross with Paul Buckmillcr captain, and J. Riggs. jfrancis Driscoll .and James Moore takes on Catholic university with Thomas Lynch, captain, and Joseph Lengyel. John O'Keefe .and Jobn Fitzgerald. Fordham has James Kennedy as captain with Andrew Daly, Thomas Norton, and "Vin" Healy and will meet St. Mary's with J. Seas;rand captain .and Rev. George Dunn, Stanley Bakanas and Joseph Healy. Army has John Clark as captain with Ernest Allen. Joseph Zchndcr and Frank Miller, and clashes with Boston college with Leo Happy, captain and Elmer Phillips, Bernard Sullivan and Leighton Kendall. W. J. Megin, Inc., will submit the report which is being bold up by careful pricing of the work to be done, recommended by Henry Moockel. architectural engineer. Thu Gem theater which is located ax the Tcwn Hall 'has -been closed for tho past two months as the building was deemed unsafe for public assembly .by State Police Commissioner Edward J. Hickey, course in. this field. Sergeant Burns * has two brothers in the service, Francis who is attending Naval Pharmacists' School at San Diego, California and Robert, who is with the United States Naval Reserve as a mid- shipmau, now on duty in the Pacific. Mass For Culver St. Soldier Monday A military Mass for Pfc. Frank Minuto, of Culver street, who was killed in action in France September 2, will bo solemnized Monday morning :it S o'clock at St. Francis church. Delegations from various veterans organisations will be present. Gnston Adams, commander of the local chapter -of Veterans of Foreign Wars, will be in charge of military services. FATALLY IXJUKED Pocasset, Mass., Sept. 30—(UP) —A foreman for the Cnpc and Vineyard Electric company is dead after touching a live wire while making emergency repairs at the Bstrnstablc County sanatorium, i will Clifford Duvnl of Plymouth \vas> Chemical Employe Dies Suddenly While At Work Richard J. Rcilly, !52, of OS Gor nian street, stricken suddenly whiU at work at the Naugntuck Chem ica) Co. yesterday afternoon, died almost immediately fi-oni a hcan condition, according- to information 1 received from the office ol Dr. William E. Hill, medical examiner, this morning. Employed in . tbe shipping department, Mr. Reilly had been employed at the Chemic.il for the past 10 years. He bad not been ill recently and had been working steadily. Surviving him aro his wife, Anno; three brothers, Edward, industrial relations mnnnprcr of tho chemical firm, and William, both of Nnngnuick. and Joseph of !3c!- chcrtown, Mass.: two sisters, Mrs. Daniel Walsh and Mrs. Frederick Morton, both of Nnugatuck, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held Monday at S:30 a. m. from the Buckmiller funeral home. 22 Park place, to St. Francis', church at 9 o'clock, where a solemn high Mass-of requiem will be celebrated. Burial be in St. James' cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral electrocuted when -his hands touch- I home tonight" from 7 to 30 p. m. ~-rhi>tni:r:i!>hs itvrrxl'llN imiHt I.i-l ll« Inlii- Studio-, ,"><! Unii for your hr tmillnl li lovi-d O^t. OIITH l.Mll. tM,, M'lli.v, — ,Vilv. ed a wire carrying 2300 volts -—><»ftc inlniifc- fin (lie [iliow or hour* nvi-r Illi- lull—Which shiill il In-? II,' Kninrt. C.ill Sli;iM(-(.iiv, Wlliy. 3-11 AX inn) niiilc iimn will mil for work, Adv. and Sunday from 2 to 10 p. m. —With tin' MIIIII <ir Pall hi tin- illr. llllll'l-* find Hint |||<. |,l.-nu Ht ^.'fr'K Ki-Mliniriiul. Cliiirrh «lrc<-t, kd-|>n n»«i with Hie \v c n I Ii o c cliun«vH. — AUr, All Railways Between Zui- der Zee And Arahern May Have Been Cut AMERICAN SEVENTH ARMY TROOPS HAVE IMPROVED POSITIONS New Allied Activity Report, ed Along German Border Frcm Metz To Aachen (By Tjiiilcd Press) The Allies are closing in on one of the main escape routes for huge crman forces being bottled up i western Holland. Today's Allied communique says ritish second army troops now are only four miles southeast of he vital road and rail center or iertogcnbosch in the central part of the country. British patrols, swinging north- cast of Hertogontosch are reported to have reached the narrowest part of the corridor between tho Maas and WaaJ rivers. This drive threatens to cut off some 200,000 German troops believed concentrated along the Dutch and Belgium coasts, A front-line dispatch says all railways between the Zuider Zee and Arnhcm are believed to have been cut. This apparently would block a Nazi withdrawal by that route. Thus, the fate of thousands of Germans ir. western Holland is C-:->wing worse steadily as the British broaden their Nijmegen corridor. The Allied push northward beyond the Antwerp-Turn-' hout canal also is gaining steadily. The drive west of Turnhout ac:oss the canal is meeting stiff opposition—with the enemy throwing in more and more infantry and armored-units. - —.— Southeast of Nijmegen — inside Germany— American paratrooper* lave counter attacked a German ..hrust in the Krannenburg area. Some Germans are believed still active near their former bridgehead across the Rhine west of Arn- hcm. As the Allies develop a. trap for the Germans at the top of the western front — our forces also have made the situation worse for the Nazis at the bottor.'. of the line. American 7th army troops have improved their positions west and northwest of Bclfort—the southern threshold to Germany. Yesterday, our forces were reported less than ten miles from the city of Bolfort. But the communique says enemy resistance in the area is growing tighter. To the north, the American third rsrmy has taken a village just below the communications center of ' Rambervillcrs. New Allied patroi activity is reported along the German border from Mctz on up to Aachen. Near M c t z, American ground forces and warplar.es are joining in a spectacular uink hunt at tho edges of tbe Parroy forest—where more than 100 German Panzers have been wiped out in the last two days. v In the same general sector, General Patton's third army has destroyed an entire battalion of Nazis—possibly as many as 1,000 men. In southeastern Luxembourg, two more towns near the German. frontier have been freed by the United States first army. Along the French channel coast, the capture of all big guru* in the Cap Gri?. Nez sector, by Canadian mop-up troops, has touched off a jubilant celebration on the "Dover coast of England. Dover, and the surrounding south- oast countryside, had taken heavy punishment from the cross-channel . guns for four years. And when the •officiaJ announcement came this morning that it was all over, the residents dropped everything to celebrate with singing and dancing in the streets. Local Soldier Now A Sergeant Earl J. DuBois, well known local •csident. who has been in the U. S. Vrmy for nearly three years, writes >om France to tbe effect that he las been promoted to the rank of sergeant. SerROn.nl DuBois \\-as stationed it Fort Francis E.'Wnrcti at Cheyenne. Wyoming for nearly two' •ears before shipping overseas to England some months ago. Later lis unit went into France with the nvasion forces and he has been. 11 that country since June- Sergeant DuBois has three broth- rs in tbe service. His addi-oss is A. • N T . S:0-Ufl5G Hq..of Hf). Co. 52nd M. Base Depot, A. P. O. 350. in. -are of Postmaster. Nev.- York. N. V.