Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on January 17, 1947 · Page 1
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Friday, January 17, 1947
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T f 2MF£AATU&1 AXPOB1 Ii ii. in ,;:,. in [i a. in 39 s7 32 "38 A'Progressive Newspaper For "a Progressive Community" THE WEATHER Massachusetts, Connecticut and Uliodc Tsl'ind" Pjilr weather tonight »nd Saturday. Little change- in temperature. Eastport to Block Inland—Westerly winds 25 to 30 miles per hour toniifhr becoming northweiterly and diminishing Saturday. Vol. LXXI, No. 14 ESTABLISHED 1885 FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 1947 Leased Wire,Service of the United Press Price Four Centi LATE (ll.v United Tri-NN) TI:AI.\ WHKCK l.crdi), CiiJII.—Tilt; deuth toll In Ihe wreck of Iht- Southern I'uelfle Owl hax rNt-n to eight. An fsliiiiuti-il -III wrn> Injured. Tin; train crush.';! tlirouicli u liritki'n mil riirly tixluy. oOo—- CAIiDINAL 1)II-;S Quebec F<odrigue Cardinal Vi:|enc-uve died curly today in a I.IIH Angi-h's hospital, Thc an- nounci-mi-nt was made ut thu archbishop's palace in Quebec. Il>- was (>3. oOo MWSI'AI'KK STBIKK Kiinsu.s City—Thi« newHpupcr, tin- KIIJIS.-IS-, C'it.v Slur, wn* Htruck InUuy !•>• contract curriers. They're seeking to frm-i- reciigiii- HIIII ut :> prcHsriiiin'* lorn I union ;IH llii-ir InirgaliiliiK "Kent, TAX KXTKNI1KO Washington --The I louse ways urul means committee has unanimously approved u bill cun-y- inK "lit Presklcnr Truman's ro- i|iii'st for continuation of high wartime excise tuxes. oOo .MJI.K fKlftKS DKOI' Washington—Tin 1 Agrlciilliiri- Department IIIIH ordered the prl'-e of milk ill five northeastern imirkcN n-duci-d .starting Kehrmiry 1st. MiirkrU nffectcd liy the prler rt-duetlon lire llos- tnn, l.owell-l.iiwrt-iH'r and Kull ItlviT, Miissuchiixt-ttH, Now York null I'hlliidelphlii, Thc reduction will iiiiimint to ii|ipn>xlmatelv one rent |>'-r (|iuirt or 40 cent* per hiindri-d pounds, . ,.. 0 Oo IIOTKI. FIKK i Walcrtown, N. Y.—A fire , which swept through the sec- I mill imd third Moors of the Grey- ' stune liuf-l in VV'utertown, N. Y,. I killed three persons and critical- i ly injured 11 fourth. j oOo V \T.\I.I.V BUKNKD Clilenj;u—A flusli (Ire rncpil Ihrmiich the tup floor of u four- »t»rv lirlck tenement In Chlcujfo tills morning. Three children wen- filially hurried In the flumes —and u fnurfii Iroipf'd to Ills death fi-oin u window. - ---oOo C.HOKfilA HATTLK Atlfintu -Governor Ellis Arnall was denied access to his capltol riiMimla ot'l'ice today by Rwpro- scniiitivi- Jim Dykes of C.'och- ruiif. GIL, fin iirdont Talmadge Mipporter. Lieutenant Ciovernor- i-lect Melvyn Thompson has con- firriii-d novcrnor A mail's an- nniineerneiit thut hi! will tiiki- the <mlh i-r ciffioi.- Monday In tho >-tiit>! .Senate chamber.". I'ACK CONFISCATION Washington • A Chamber of Commerce officinl says that many business I'irnis face confiscation it" they lire fm-c-c-fi tci pay tho por- tii|-t»-pri|-iiLl cluiniH filod against them. Thomas Howard told u Scn- ut«' juUU-iiuy subcommittee tluit many of the union back pay' I'lultns i.-xoiM-d the total working (."ipltiil of some companlos. oOo CtlAltttK MKI.AY It AD A It Wuxlilnirton— Tho Civil Acro- iMiitli-.H Ailnilnl.Htrutlon will answer widespread chur|(u.<i today thiit It hiM delii.vrd u»e of rudiir Imd-iveiither llylnif iildM. C-A-A Administrator T. I'. Wright IIIIH eiilli-d i- new* collferi-nce In.WllNli- iiiKtiin — tn (INcllSH thin Hiibject iiiiil other MmllerM. oOo I-'II.KS IIHIKF Wiishliiginn — The (fovernnient hits filed n |irl<<f with the Supreme <'<>nrl, elulmliiK sole I Ilk- to tin- "ll-rh-h Iniul henenth the Mil rg I mi I •"•«" nff tin- California const. oOo HOMI1 CASUALTIKS fnkyo An Amcricun bomb cas- ««ky coninilssidn in Japan reports Hint victims of the I-Iiro- ••-hirnii and Naxiisuki atomic blasts hiu-i- n-enveri-d fro.-n such ail- "ieiu» UN injut-y to their blood •"trcams iiml loss of huir. . -, nOo West Side Club To Install New Slate Tomorrow Mahlon Sears, Pond Hill President, To Officiate At Ceremonies In ABA Country Club Officers of the West Side Community club will be installed to- iionow evening a-t ceremonies to ' be hold itt the American Brass as- ! jociation country club at 8 o'clock, i Mahlon Sears, pi-aidant of the i Pond Hill Community club, will be , n.s-talling officer. Chairman of the ! .•ornmUU'o. in charge of arrange- i .'iit-nts is Albert Lawlor. Dancing and the serving of refreshments will follow the exercises. Installation of officers elcetod ! Dec. JO will be as follows: Paul '• O'Kiien, president: Wilfred Web- 1 «ter, vice-president: Mrs. Matthew I Houston, i-ucor'ciing secretarv: Al- j 3L-r: Lawlor, financial secretary; ' Oeorgi; Aspell, treasurer; Joseph : DcLuca, i-utirin;; president, and Mis. Edward Mifrone, William Caulfield. Mrs. Fred Pray. Malcolm Wilson, Robert McNcilly, William Moody, William Gerard, Mrs. Lawrence .Monroe, Robert Kinne, Mrs. Russell Ayers. John McCullough, directors, i Arranjf«,-ment» j Arrangements Cor-the installation have been completed by a commit- ! MAHI.ON SKARS tee headed by Albert Lawlor and incudins Mrs. John Haas, Mrs. Merle Hyde, Mm Matthew Huston, Mrs. John Lynch. Mrs. Edward Migone, Mrs. Robert McNeily, Mrs. Wilfred Webster, and .Leo Dowling. Dancing will be enjoyed from 9 p. m. to J a. m. with music by Abie's Orchestra. More than 75 couples ni-L' expected to a'.'.end. Mengacci Names Committee To Plan Bazaar For Montanari-Rado Post 30 Million State Aid Bill Filed Would Aid Municipalities Meet Increasing Costs 01 Education Hartford, Jan. 17—(U P)—A $30,- OOO.QOO state-aid bill was introduced in the' Senate today to help municipalities meet' increasing costs of education, including teachers' salaries. Filed by Republican Senator Alice V. Rowland of Ridgeficld, .the bill proposes $14,500,000 during: the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and an additional $15,500,003 during the following flBcal year. To each municipality It would mean n grant equivalent to six mills on its grand list. The measure reportedly had the sanction of the stute board of education. The grants would be In addition to all other grants allowed by the state for the support of public schools. Steamroller Reply Governor McConaughy said today 'that the Republican majority n the legislature will not "use its power arrogantly, but will act for the welfare of the state." His statement' wns 'in answer to accusations that the party employed "steamroller" tactics in jam- ning through the appoin-tment of Elmer J. Ryan of New Haven, for the newly-created job of state director of legislative research. Referring to the bill setting up :he new job. and a resolution nam- ng Ryan as 'director, the governor said: "I confidently believe that all who voted for the bill and for the esolution, knew the issues and .cted with plenty of information o cast their votes intelligently." I Risdon Co. Official Accuses Union Leaders Of Facts Distortion, Says Board Complaints Dismissed Jacqueline Schmitz, Prettiest; John Vanasse, Handsomest •Tuequelyn Schmitz, daughter of John ]{. Schmlt7,, lo:t Meadow street, was elected the prettiest girl In the cliiHs ot 1047 at senior elections held yexterduy at the Nuugatiiek High school. The clusx voted James Van.isse, aon of Mr. and Mrs. John Vanus«e, 152 May* street, an the handsomest boy. MISN Schmitz iw u member of the Golden I-Jinc Dramatic cluh and captain of the girls' haskctlmll team. Munji^cr of the hawketbull team, Mr. ViinasKo IK trpasur- er of the dramatic group. BEACON FALLS Beacon Falls Fire Department Sponsors Dance At Recreation Club Arms Merger Outlined Symington Favored For New Cabinet Post, National Defense Secretary Rohs To Preside At Meeting Of Salem Brotherhood George Hal!, of the ny. will spenk on pf the War-" ;tt the reirtilar inonth- r y meeting ''.his evening of the "rothcrhood o:' Salon: Lutheran church. The meeting will be hold at the church. Recently elected officers headed by Coni'iid Rohs will be in charge of the meeting, The executive committee will be host. Committees for .nc yuar will bi> apopiruud at a jusinyis session which will precede .Ir. Hull's talk. Adams Announces Veterans Council Meeting Tuesday Chairman Gas-ton Adams today nnounced a meeting of the Veterans Council will be held Tuesday night at 8 o'clock in the Court Commander Adam Mengncci of Montanari - Rado Post, Itnllan- American War Veterans, who 'took i a leave of ubsense last October, will j resume his position at a. meeting-1 Sunday. January 20, at 10:30 u. m.. : in Chi-istpforo Colombo Hall. i •Commander^Menjjacel 'today "a'nV-' 7 ' nouncuci the uppointment of Joseph Bristol Com- An 8' elli " 0 as chairman of a com, " . _ ! miltee to arrange a bazaar to be •Russia Dur- ; lltlcl , 1C1 . 0 in Muy . An cfror . , is bc _ (By United Fr< : s») High military officials met the press and radio this morning to explain the new unification of tho armed forces. First, off, they told the White House news conference, not to look for any savings right away as a result of the merger. In .fuct, the merger may cost even .more'money I the ing made to hold the affair JH Recreation Field". Tiic next meeting will feature a report from the committee, headed by Donicnic Barbioro, seeking' to obtain headquarters for the post. The post sought to rent or lua^e Gruvesiclc- School, now closed, but the board of education has declined the bid, maintaining that the school may be reopened next year. Several other pl:ici-s are under consideration. I The potit will meet the All American Vuis Sunday in a. roll-oft' for first round championship of 'Lhe Veterans Bowing league at the Palace Alleys. , Oslo- Norway today says that it >» willing to consider an agree- mem witn Russia for Sovle: ml!i- tury buses at Spif/bcrgcn—if the L '"ited States. Britain tind the "tlier four interested Europc-nn Powers approve. NAUGATUCK NEWS BROADCAST Today — 5:45 P. M. Monday Through Friday from the Editorial Booms Of The Naugatuck News Station WATB 1.120 ON YOU II DIAI, Several matters of extreme importance are to be. discussed, Chairman Adams stated in urging all delegates i:> attend. Among them Is the question of procedure in connection with tho project undertaken to press for construction 3f a community auditorium. Recommendations wil be asked from delegates concerning disposition of the Welcome Home surplus fund. Economists Conduct Cooking School Miss Martha Logan. Home Eco- •omist for Swift & Cn,. assisted by Vtis's Msit'garet Chagnot, Connccti- j -nit Lght & Power Co. Economist, •onducted n. cooking school this •il'ternoon in tho auditorium of thc loci, I C. L. & P. Co. office on Maple street. Demonstration of the preparation of several dishes WHS ncco.nplishcd by the ccoonnlists. The prepared 'ood.^ wc:e. awarded as prizes and •.'ec-ipc booklets v.'Pre distributed. plenty of money. n' is expected to only Inturnal Revenue Office. Reorganization Of State Teachers' Seymour Resident Association Planned Jo Receive Naval Award For Heroism Income Tax Forum To Be Conducted At Footwear Plant '•*TGrSbfleT'"P"r'ic'c 1 ,' >i h'ead' of 'the" come Tax Division of the Internal Revenue Olli.ce in Waferbury will talk on "Income Tax Information" before a .group of • foremen and Supervisors at a meeting to be held Tuesday, Jan.' 21, at the Naugatuck Footwear Plant, United States Rubber Company, Management personnel from other local industries interested in obtaining income tax information for their employes have been invited to attend the session which is scheduled to begin at 3 p. m. in the Industrial Relations Building lociittd .-it the corner of Water street and Rubber avenue. A representative from the local Service for Veterans organization has also been invited to hear Mr. Price talk, and answer questions. Mr. Price j will be aided by Thomas Raytk- w:ch, Union City, of the Waterbury fmeeings whenever they are need- Large Crowd Expected To Attend Social Affair Tomorrow Night A dance, sponsored by the Beacon Falls Fire Department, will be held tomorrow evening at the Recreation Club on South Main street. The affair is the first of its nature to be sponsored by the group in some time. Music for dancing will be furnished by Jack Heavens and hiB orchestra. Final returns are requested to be made as soon as possible to the co-chairmen of that committee. Albert Mennillo or Harold Benz. Early returns have indicated a la i get crowd will attend the affair. Chosen as Alternate Miss Barbara Brennan of Wolfe avenue, has been chosen OB an -alternate to Miss Ruth Bergin- of New Haven by Ihe faculty of the IXew Haven Stale Teachers College and the American Canadian Exchange Committee, -to study at the University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as un exchange student for one .month. The selections were made from the highest ranking 'and outstanding members of the-junior class of the Hew Haven institution. Miss Brennan is.secretary of the Student Council,.secretary of the Dramatic Club, vice president of the Geography Club, secretary of the Student Faculty Committee at the college, and a member of ministrutive committee. ! BARBARADRENXAN Ihe evening. All members of group are invited to attend. the St. Michael's St. Michael's basketball team suffered their second defeat of the seasor. Wednesday evening when they wore narrowly edged, 38-36, by the strong Boys' Club" Varsity at the Brass City site. The local quintet held a 16-12 Carr Claims No Decision Issued Against Company By NLRB On Union Allegation Of Unfair Labor Practices Accusing Local 251, Mine, Mill and Smelters Workers union, CIO, of distortion of facts, J. J, Carr, vice-prosidcni and manager of ihe Wafrrbury divivsion of the Rj.sdoti Manufacturing Co., today staled ihe Nulional Labor Relations i Board refuses t.o issue a complaint ; against the company. ; T.i retaliation to an article which • ; appeared today in an out-of-town ! newspaper Mr. Cjrr gaid, "there is 'an out-and-out distortion of true facts, similar to the usual releases by the- ur.ion in the matter in an j cff-jrl to save face." | The article claimed the N. L. R. j B. ycsteiday ordered the Risdon 'company to bargain collectively i with union representatives chosen j by employes of the plant and to | recognise the right of employes to ijoin labor organizations of their own choosing-. I The union declared the N. L. Ri B. decision a victory. The union ' Hied complaints against the com- Ipany last August, charging at the , start of the five-month strike I which ended this week, -that offl- j-ciais of the company refused to j bargain with the union and were. i guilty of unfair labor practices. Mr. Can- said, "N'o decision was issued against the Risdon in connection with unfair labor charges filed by the Waterbury Brass Workers union. Local 251. but all the charges filed by the union were, dismissed as a result of official action by the regional director " ^" " 'Will Receive" Taxes Tax Collector Ralph Tucker will be at the town hall this evening The military men -also .clev-ired^up from 7 to g 0 - clock to ,. eceive ,, ay . ..... . fni ....11 - ' V ' ments on property taxes which were another point. There will be one cabinet member in the new due on Jan x and "which must armed forces set-up — tho secre- , :a id on or before Jun 21 tary for national iiefonse. How- j avoid payment of interest. ever, the secretaries of army, navy j and air would be able to go directly to the President if there is any disagreement. These secretaries would not need permission from the defense sec- ictiiry to seo the president. L,y having only one secretary of national defense the cabinet would, effect, be cut by one member lend .-u the half-way mark. Led by the nd- j Andolina and O'Connor. though, I the Boys' Club team spurted ahead j tt n 15. - .-x. | : dutinsr,tha.^Wrd and i. - —.; J*ayfc-Com|)««iv-Correct '•' i fourfh pariods. The contest was, 1 "This means that xhe company nip and tuck in the final session, i wns correct in the stand taken by with the lend changing hands sev-; it on Aug. 19,^946, that the union before the Waterbury J <f id not represent a mflority of its live eventually won the contest. ! employes so that it was not rc- since at present the -Navy and War secretaries have cab- Department, inet status. The secretaries for war, nnvy rind uir can be called into cabinet led. Instruction* Tomorrow Religious instructions tor the grammar school children of St. Michael's parish will be held tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock at St. .Michael's church. A requiem high Mass was celebrated this morning at St. Michael's church • for the hite Mrs. Margaret Harkncss, .Ed Miichcli. Ed Patton and Ray | quire by law to bargain with it tor Wisr.icwski featured for the local | jis employes." quintet with 1J, 8 and T points re-j The un, : on'claims whei the strike spectivcly. Magone and Rybinski ; started in August it played excellent floor games. Dn-! *d by more thnn mo!io roft-i-ced the contest. ! production workers at the Risdon s represent- half of the 173 Edwin C. Miller, president of the Naugutuck Teachers League, will attend a meeting tomorrow of the local presidents in Hartford, to consider plans for the complete re-or- ganizalion of the Connecticut State Teachers association. Part of the reorganization cnTls foi- the nnuointmont of one additional staff member Immediately, with part of the cost being de- ''r.-it-cd by voluntary contributions of $1 a teacher in the state. Although Mr. Miller will be asked tomorrow for an expression of local group reaction, ho will refrain from tiivir.jt an opinion until after the League has discussed the matter. It is expected to be presented at the January meeting of thc organ- isation scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 28, at 4 o'clock in thc Suiem school. Edwin Miles Hull, of 2 Ridor avenue. Seymour, Connecticut is one of thirty-three former civivlian employes of the United States Navy Lard, Cavite. Philippine Islands to receive the Meritorious Civivlian Service Award' for heroism during and following Japanese bombing attacks on the Navy Yard on December 10. 1941. The employes were nlted for meritorious service in administer-! ing first aid to the wounded, re-i pairing damaged ships and avid-,' tion units, loading supplies and ord- ', nance equipment for transport to; Corregidor and Bataan, procuring v'tal materials, desboying confl-j dential records and restoring order j gatuck-New Britain basketball game Dmons personnel In the Manila wil bo sold at thc door °f the Wa- Hill. It seems to have silenced even the bitterest fous of unification. The possibility of reducing the budget— thus taxes, — is seen as a basis for Republican enthusiasm. Th.e Democrats, on the other hand, are boosting the increased efficiency under the now set-up. Although President Truman won't have to make his choice until Congress approves the merger, Washington circles are already speculat 1 ing over the man who will take over the new cabinet post. The consensus seems to settle on W. Stuart Symington, now the assistant secretary of war tor an. l-ormer Dies , The vice-president continued, "It Mrs. Margaret McCoul, well-; has been most unfortunate that known forme:- local resident,! some employes were without pay succumbed yesterday to a long ill-! for 21 weeks due to the decision to ness, :n Greenwich, at the. home; strike made Aua. 10 by the union 01 her daughter. Mrs. George Bush-j The strike was characterized by C1 \ . - I violences on tho part of thc union, Mrs. XcCoul maintained :-esi-; which resulted in arrest and con- donee here- during the early days I viction of several pickets none of of thc beacon Falls Rubber Shoo whom wore Risdon employes Company rind will be remembered I "As in nJJ cases ; by many of the older residents of I thc board and , ,, parlors, the ti/wn. Mrs. McCouJ's daughter i practice the i^iv s™:,^=dss-v;— t»^b.^r^rr.,?^ orvenue. i by spirit and letter of the N. L. R. •• | act, which i; To Meet A meeting of the Civic Men's League of the United church,, wil; bo held Monday evening at 8 o'clock in the church Reaction The merger plan is meeting with i magician, will feature the entertain- j Curtis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred i hoard which states praise, from both parties on capitol ' mcnt program being prepared for' Curtiss, Felspar ' ' »««».!!. coming before following its Usual company will post no- Tickets Available For Hoop Game Some tickets for tonight's Nau- Joseph L Talbot Cancer Society District Pres. Atty. Joseph E, Talbot has been appointed District President of the Naugatuck area for the Connecticut Cancer society, it wns announced today. Mr. Talbot will act in a supervisory capacity, presiding at meetings and heading the local committee in its year around activities. He also will serve as campaign chairman. | The position of Field Army chairman from which Mrs. Clarence E. Fennimjn resigned recently, hug ••is yet not been filled. CHASIIKS New Yorlt—The army reports Unit it has averted three possible airplane crashes with a possible saving of -16 lives by using its now radar ground control approach at Mitche',1 field. The new device was used during an emergency which occurred last night but wns not made public until today. 11KWARP OFFERED St:itf police are distributing posters offering a reward for information concerning the whereabouts of Paula Wolclen. She is the Stamford girl who disappeared .Dc- cembi-r 1 from Bennington college. Vermont, and hr.^n't been heard of Dewey Turrall ; Wins Compensation 1 Dewey Tun-all. GC> Rubber avenue, will receive weekly compensation disability payments of $30 from the Buckingham Routh Company, New Haven, under an agreement approved yesterday by Harry Ki-as- ow. Workmen's Compensation Commissioner in Waterbury. The payments are retroactive to Dec. 25 of last year! Mr. Turrall whs badly shaken by a fall when scaffolding: broke, according to a spokesman for the commissioner's office. COLLAPSES William Meyers. 67, 44 Arch street, collapsed this morning near the Naugatuck Fuel company on Church street. Patrolman Walter Lyskiewiiv. drove him to St. Mary's hospital in the police, car. -~F»r iMinllty I.lntmrH. Wlnrx, lletTN. i-lr.. SHOP FIKST lit DIP Tlty Pni-k- itiri' stiirr. Ufl Itrlilw Htrwf, I'rnrnnt rt»- livt-ry, uiiywllt-rtr in liiu-ll. Tel. 4H1)^. .terbury Armory, High School Director of Athletics Ray Foley announced this morning. Most will be balcony seats. Most observers have made the Greyhounds favorite in tonight's contest despite the fact that Naugatuck \vas foiced into a second overtime period for a two-point n-in 'when the tniinis nr,cl earlier in the season. That game was played on New Britain's home floor, however. The consensus locally is that the Greyhounds should do better at the armory. | Bay arp>t. i The citation accompanying Mr i Hull'* award reads as . follows: "Foi- meritorious service as Quartern-inn Welder at the Navy Yard, Cavite, P. I., during the bombing attack by the Japanese on 10 December 19-11 and follow ing such attack your -rendering -of ilrst aid to the wounded. Your assistance in loading ^supplies for transport to Bataa-n arid Corregl- dor. and completing all other work that you could perform is also commendable, the area being under constant bombing by the Japanese." CHANGE ADJOURNS The Connecticut State Grange has ad.iourncd its annual convention at Hartford after urging ex- agricultural education fa-, cilities. The group offered to pro-! vide. $20,000 for construction of a struck by a skidding car driven by dormitory at the University of John J. Mehigan. 354 Scott street. ionnecticut for Grange students— The automobile's front end was providing the state also furnish damaged, Mr. Mehigan reported the orno funds. accident to the local police. No ar- rcBt was made as the accident was vnnvnldah'p. d"» to noo'- road conditions, according to Police Captain-Anthony 'Malone. Skidding Auto Damages Fence A section of thc Tu-ltle school fence. Church street, was knocked down Wednesday night when it was —All iitnck IN tulkln* ulinut the 11147 S'ii(l4-l>:ilri*r. thr innNf l>*>»iif.|rul .•iir In li« rl,.|,|, s,,,, it „, Nun calm* Halter? A Auto 8rrvin',—Adv. Brother Of Local Resident Dies Charles R. G. SweeneV of Rox- burv, Mass.. former Waterbury resident and brother of Mrs. William Footh of Mill street, died Wcdncs- diy in the Marine hospital. Boston, following a long illness. Born in Bear River, Nova Scotia, he was tho son of the late Charles and Cynthia (Savory) Sweeney. Besides Mrs. Booth, he is survived by two other sisters, his wife, a daughter, a brother and scvcrnl nieces and nephews. Funeral uervces will be held tomorrow at the Ganstrom Funeral Home, Roxbury, Mass., with burial to take place in that city. WOODSMAN KILLED A woodsman has been killed in Avon when a largre tree which had been cut down rolled over while being trimmed and pinned him to the ground. The victim was 61- year-old Anthony Maisterenko — •,vho was described by fellow em- ployes as an experienced woodsman. Bristol Employes' Aid Association Elects Thomas A. W Thomas. New Haven road, was elected .president of tho Bristol Company Employes' Aid Association at their annual meeting yesterday. Mr. Thomas succeeds I. V. Olson who has held the post 13 years. Mr. Olson wns given a. vote of thanks. Other officers elected were: Louis Brandmeyer, vice president; Carl H. Thompson, treasurer; W. B. Davis, financial secretary; A. Nolde, recording secretary. Shirley A. Thomas and John O'Brien were appointed auditors. Board of directors arc J. M. Lutze, chairman; Al- ohonso Noble. A.-R. Baldwin, R. j Russell and L. S. Chase. Sick Visiting Committee—J. A. H. Peterson, chairman; J»nics Hcaly. Martin Anderson. Axel S;»ndin. Restaurateur Buys Equipment, Stock Restaurant, equipment and stock of Stratton's restaurant on Park place has been purchased for $5,000 by Stratlon Kralis from Frank P. DiStasio of Waterbury, according to n conditional bill of sale filed in thc office of Town Clerk Raymond J. St.. John. Real estate transactions in the borough as filed in warranty deeds in thc town clerk's office are as fololws: A house and lot on Orchard Terrace has been purchased | by William H., and Katharine B. ( Allen from James W., and Gather- I Inc L. McDcrmott: the Alfred Baker Construction Co., Inc.. has sold | a house and lot on Willow Lane to John F. Philan, nnd n house and 'ot on Plaits Mills rond to John W,, and Theresa M. Stokes. is obliged to do in inny event as are nil employers. | "Tho company is not by this ; terms of an agreement between | company and the regional director I of M. L. R. B., told or obliged to i oargain with this union, i "If this represents a victory for jlTio union as it claimed jn this. moi-ring's newspaper article, wa wonder what the word -victory* mr.ins." WAKMKH WEATHER Boston. Jan. 17—(U P)—Warmer weather is predicted for New EIIR- landers durinff the next five days The weather bureau says temperatures will average abou: five degrees above normal during- the period. Only slight precipitation will occur, averaging- about one-quarter of an inch in southern areas and about one-half inch in northern sections. Worst Polio Year Last Minimcf Infantile naralv- K!K struck thf nition ItH hnrd «wt blow In'so year*. Some 20,000 new victim* were claimed by the d IK case. Fund* from the National Foundation for Infantile Pa* ralysl*' March of DlmcK "war chest" I'n mcotlnr the challenge were drained UN never before In the National Foundation 1 !* Mute ry. To meet the coNtN of caring for the Htrlcken of lait year'* cpldcmlcK and of yearn cone by and to build up s backlog, of "amiminlllon" agalnut Mil*' com in ir Niimmer'* outbreaks, tlio !!M7 March of Dime* ntuit receive the mip|Ktrt of every American, Your contribution the March of Dime* will help Kome child to health. Contribute today! —A Kiwi tlilnr !• *i with ymir Xmm mnnr.v—Or-l u p->lr of HICKS qnclllr ».ltni»« wnl r*»»»-»».hrr ynur ielv»r nil vrnr rouiiU. llicfci. U* lUBk si,. Wlby Arf»,

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