Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on January 20, 1947 · Page 1
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Monday, January 20, 1947
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ff MPERATUR1 BIPOR1 yid'nlght .................. 32 3«. m jn. m 9 0. n; ,N'oi"> n 31 34 35 Vol. LXXI, No. 16 ESTABLISHED 1885 , ••••••• • > T^ 'A Progressive Newspaper For a Progressive Community" TRI WEATHER Connecticut and Rhode Inland— Rain ending thin evening followed by clearing weather late tonight and .Tuesday. Colder Tuesday. Eautport to Block Inland—South to ROUthwcRt wlndH, Increasing to 40 to 45 mile* per hour. "MONDAY, JANUARY 20,1947 Leased Wire Service of the United Press Price Four Oenti .. LATE . (B,v l/'filtcd Press) RKJKCTS DEMAND Atlunla — Herman Titlmudfre h»» rejected the demand of lieutenant Governor M. K. Thompson thut he vacate the governor'* office. Tulmndgt.' told Thompson thut he ulone In chief cjrciitlve of Georgia and him cvpry intention of remiilnlng so. Hli.BO OI'KKATION New Orleans — The operation on Theodore Bilbo hua been completed. The , D»-mocrutic senator-eloct was wheeled out of the operating room In n New Orleans hospital ut 10:55 u. m. afici 1 fating on the table for more than two hours. oOo WITHOUT NKWSI'AI'KH KunsLis City. Missouri — Kun- M» City si HI IN without u dully iifwsjiiiper uffer tin- Slur MUS- prndi-d piihlieutlon Friday during n strike h.v a contract cur- riers union. oOo CKKWMKN STAMPKDK Athens—Survivors of the sinking of thu Greek coastal vessel Himnrix have charged that crewmen .stampeded aboard the llfc- boat.-t blocking the way of pas- mmgern who were trying to get off the (loomed ship. The vessel sank utter hitting a mine and 3C8 persons aru believed to have drowned. BYUNKS' LAST ACT W>Mlilnj(t(iii — Secretary of Stale ./limes llyrnc.s IIUN t-oin- plcti'd Ills iilllfliil act Itefore leaving his post, Byrnes signed ihi- flr.nt peuctt ) rentes of World Wiir K this morning. The new ' jMTfrtufy "' stiite. General Mur- ihall, Is dchiyed In ChiciiRo hy Inn) wi'iithi-r. oOo I'RKMIKR RESIGNS Rome—It has been announced ollldnlly that Premier Alcide DC Gasperi nun resigned. - — oOo——• Mt'ItHKU CIIAHGK BrtK'ktun, .Mass, — Attractive Mrs. Hrrthit Cote WUM dntmutl- cull.v churxKil with the murder of her bii.sljiiinl today after she refused ti> testify iigiiinMt her friend, Walter Steelo. She had uecusecl Steele of the Yuletldo slaying nf her hnslmnd. Only minutes hefore 11 district judge hud freed Steele In connPctlon with tin- murder. oOo—— NOT It KTI KING NI.-W York —Hank Greenberg says there's no truth to rumors thut he might retire from baseball n« n result of being wold by Detroit to Pittsburgh. 'Such reports, he says, arc silly. At the sail* t:mi>, hr said he was (>x- Iremely disappointed In leaving the chib wjih which he has ipont hi* entire major league career. HKI.ICOITKR SINKS (With the Hyrd Expedition—A Mlcupter mUsed the ttnck of the »e:>plane tender I'lne Island today mid .sunk in the Antarctic wnters. The commander of the expedition's eastern forc«, Cup- luin Gvarxf Ilufeh of Kockford, Illinois, and his nuvy pilot eis- «iped Injury. oOo——• ISOLATED Bolton, Mont.—A relief expedition i» tifrhting'its way through '•0-foot snow drifts toward 300 persons in the town of Cabb, Mont. For the. last month the townspeople have been isolated »y severe snowstorms and are reported to bo running out of 'ood find fuel oil. —-oOo SALARY VOTE i.v—The New York Logls- I Rohs Names Brotherhood Committees Salem Lutheran Group To Be Host At Conn., Mass. Spring- Rally. George Hall, technician for the Bristol Company, spoke on the subject "The People of Russia During the War." at a meeting of the Brotherhood of the Siilcm Lutheran church Friday night. Mr. Hall told of the complicated system of food rationing in Russia during the war. He said the people received rations bused on their age, occupation, and many other factors. He said it was not uncommon for people to stand four or five hours in line to make the most common purchase. Inflation in Russia, Mr. Hall I said, has developed to u consid- I erable extent and black markets are thriving. American cigarettes ore n luxury. It was announced during the business meeting that n special meeting of the Hartford District Brotherhood will be held in Meri- clen Feb. 23 to plun for the Spring Rally which will be held in Naugatuck. April 20. The Naugutuck brotherhood will be host to the event. Brotherhoods from Connecticut and Massachusetts will attend. Meet Monday The membership committee will meet at the home of President Conrad S. Rohs, Friday, Jan. 31, to organize four teams to be used for special projects during the year. Mr. Rohs, president, announced the following committees for 19-17: Program: Chairman, R 1 d o n Rohs, I. V. Olscn, Hikling N. Olson. . Membership: Chairman. Arthur Parson, Harry Carlson, Anthony Lupo, Willis Peterson. Marshall Arrives in U. S. Polish Election Violence Results In 23 Deaths; Communist-Dominated Govt. Bloc In Commanding Lead Boys Work: Chnirman, Carl Sal- mon.son, Harold Peterson, Arthur Nelson. Finance: Chairman, Arthur Lorentzon, Hllflihg Olson," -Gunnard Peterson. Iv'omiiiating: Chairman, Robert V. An-deraon, Wallace Johnson, J. Louis Johnson. Publicity: Reverend W. R, Frond- burg, John G. Gisslander. Auditors: Wilding N. Olson, Rob- bei't V. Anderson. General and Mrs. George C, Marshall leave the plane which brought them from Honolulu to Burhunk, Ciil. The general was scheduled to iniilcc a short stop In California before continuing to Washington where he ix to he sworn In as Secretary of State, succeeding Jnmes F. Byrnes. (International Soundphoto) Over 200 Attend West Side Club Induction Ceremonies « t Warden Brophy Lauds Or-,— — ganization As "Important Centennial LodgC Institution" Here. | ° To Seat Officers St. Michael's Men's Club To See 1946 Football Highlights Movies of the 19-16 Yale-Harvard football game highlight the St. Michael's Men's Club smoker to bo given at the parish Jan. The first milestone in the history of the West Side Community Club was reached Saturday night when officers for 1!M" were installed in brief but impressive ceremonies by President Mahlon Sears of the Pond Hill Community Club, at the Ih-st annual meeting and dance, held at the American Brass Association Country Club.'-More than 200 persons were present. Pnul O'Bnen, incoming president, has served on the booi'd of directors and on several committees since the club was organised. | Others installed were: Wilfred Webster, vice-president; Mrs. Matthew Houston, recording secretary; Albert Lawlor, second term as financial secretary, and George Aspell, second term as 'treasurer. Directors installed were: Joseph Die'lucat retiring president; Mrs. Edward Migone. William Caulfleld, Mrs, Fred Pray; Malcolm Wilson; Robert McNeilly, William Moody, William Gerard, Mrs. Lawrence Monroe, Robert Kinne, Mrs. Russell Ayrcs, and Jofrn McCulknigh. j President O'Brien, speaking j briefly, paid tribute to retiring 1 President DeLuca, for his leader, ship, anr\ his untiring efforts in laying the groundwork in the early life of 'the club. The new officers, he pledged would endeavor' to measure up to the high standards already set, and he urged the continued cooperation of members in • ISM 7. ! At Meeting Tonight Leonard Pope will be installed as r.ew Noble Grand at a meeting of Centennial Lodge, No. 100,' I.. O. O. F. this evening/ at 8 o'cjock. Installation ceremonies will be Gen. Marshall To Be Sworn In Tomorrow Ceremonies Postponed When Bad Weather Delays Arrival Of Plane. (By United P,re»s) This was to be a big day in the life of official Washington. The White House and the State Department were grosmed for a | colorful ceremony-—the. swearing Th of ;i new secretary of stale and the signing of four peace treaties. 'But then old' man weather stepped in and kept Gen. George Marshall from taking: his place as the new head of the State Department. . Marshall — enroute from California to Washington — was to have been sworn in at the White House at 11 o'clock (E-S-T) this morning. But his plane was grounded at Chicago by nasty fiy- ing weather. The air transport command says there's no chance of continuing the trip by air today. And Marshall says he'll take a train, tor the rest oL the journey because of uncertain weather conditions. The White House says Marshall wil be sworn in tomorrow. The exact time will be set when the former army chief of staff arrive* in Washington. He was due to leave ; TrOOp One To Use Proceeds Kids Still Rooting for Babe Little Jack De Feo, 11, accompanied by a group og his frlendtt, smilingly give* a message to Babe Ruth's night nurse, Ollker, at French Hospital In New York. One of his pain (right) nonchalantly munciivcrK hit bubble guru us the notu IN pushed. The youngsters arc hut u few of the many who turn up constantly at the hOKpltal to Inquire about the Babe following his recent serious operation. (International). Boy Scouts To Make Waste Paper Collection Saturday for the nation's capitol at 12:30 p. m., E-S-T on the Pennsylvania railroad. While the -incoming, secretary of state waited in Chicago, the outgoing secretary of state completed his last official act. James F. Byrnes this morning signed the Irst .peace treaties of World War Il-r-'the treaties covering Ttaly, Eul•aria, Hungary and Romania. *' LEONARD POPE , handled by the Grand officers of The retiring officers, Mr. DeLuca, i Connecticut under the leadership Malcolm Wilson,, and "Mrs. Anne' of Stanley Hosmer of Torrlng-ton, Granger, were each presented a fountain pen, as a token of appreciation from the Club. The pre-sen- made by President •atun- is i-j, peeled to vot« to- Wjht or tomorrow on Governor '•" proposed Increitfto in 1 for tcnehern. But f(roi]£&. •ntlfijr ?2,(Wlo teachers ur<> nlng to cull u suite-wide unless the lawmakers »p- 'fove raises higher thun those "Hetted l".v the government. JAMES HEAVENS 29 ?it 7:30. Other movies to be shown are entitled "Football High- ligh'ts of 394ti." Earl Zieglcr, conch of Yale'3 foot (Contlnued On Page 8) NAUGATUCK NEWS BROADCAST Today — 5:45 P. M. ay Through Friday the Editorial Rooms °' The Naugatuck News Station WATR ON DIAL ball Jayvses. Fritz Brazilauskas, Water-bury ail-American and Harry Bcnham, will speak, Mr. Bcnham will give a running commentary on the Yule-Harvard picture. All members of the parish and thi^ir guests are invited to atten-l the affair. No admisison will be met by voluntary contributions during the evening. James Heavens is chairman of the affair: Harold Brown will act ;is toastmaster; Kenry Zwick will be in charge of refreshments; Os- Grand Master for Connecticut. Other officer's to be installed are: Seth Booth, Vice Grand; Joshua Fairbanks, recording secretary; Ol- ncy Trask, tijeasurer; Albert Miller, financial secretary. Howard Wilson is the retiring Moble Grand, Refreshments will be served ter the meeting. af- wald Tower will be cvnd William Moody publicity. projectionist is handling tatior.s wore O'Bricn. Brophy Spenks Special guests Warden L/eo J. Brophy, Burgesses James Lyons and Creole Klimpszewskl, were presented by President O'Bi-icn. Warden Erophy declared that the West Side Community Club "had become an important institution in Naugatuck," nad he was certain it would continue to con'tribute toward "making Naugatuck a better place in which to live." Philip Koch was the winner of the table-mode! radio. Others who won door prizes included: Louis i Emons, MM. Andrew Smey, Mrs President George Froehlich, Local "'45, United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum and Plastic Workers of America. CIO, will' leave Wednesday for Cincinnati, Ohio, whore he will attend a conference of the "Big Four" rubber companies and ,unions,, Naugatuck U. S. Rubber plants will be represented by - Robert Lowell, Footwear Division and W, L. Bradford, Chemical 'and Synthetic -Divisions. Local union • offl- Company, Union Officials To Attend "Big Four" Parley Haydn's Symphony To Be Presented By Symphonette Haydn's Symphony No. 2 in D major will be played in its en ! lirctv by the Naugatuck Symphonette under the direction of Jesse F. Davis at a concert scheduled for Tuesday evening, Jan. 21 in the Tuttle Music shed. The-local orchestra also will be heard in "The Fortune Teller" by Victor Herbert and the "Poe : t and Peasant Overture." Paul Grinberg will appear as clarinet soloist in the Herbert composition, and Melvin J. Messcr as cello soloist in the overture. Members of the Symphonette and-their instruments are.: Edward Bontempo, 'Florence Sunblade, Jeanne Curtis, James' O'Brien, Rage Olson, Joseph Coppola, F. Alton Clark. Theresa Slgnorillo, Emily Sophie Brown and Harold Werner, violins. A. B. Cross, Mrs. Alton Clark and Toffie Thomas, violas. Dayton Palmer, Robert Cm-ran, bass viols. Edward.- Griffith, oboe. Sylvia Smith, flute; Melvin J. Messer, cello. Henry Roselle, horn;. Albert F. Smith, Stuart Weiss, Louis Ber| tothy, trumpets; Raymond Hotchkiss, Jr., trombone; Joseph Connolly tympanic; Ellen Cook, piano. Beacon Falls The Boy Scouts of Troop 1 will conduct a paper drive Saturday, Jan. 25, Scoutmaster Edwin Wai- drop announced today. This is the initial effort on the part of the Scouts to collect paper locally. Residents are asked to place newspapers, magazines or other types of scrap paper on the street in front of their homes where the bundles will be collected by members of the troop. The proceeds collected from the j fatek's drive will be used for purchasing i S Cotton Couples Observe Anniversaries Mr. and Mrs. Henry Click observed their 27th wedding anniversary Friday. Yesterday the couple accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. William Glick visited relatives in Plainville. Today Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fatelt arp celebrating their 7th wedding- anniversary. The couple spent the Peasant Party Leader Demands Nullification Of Result, Claims Yalta Agreement V i b - lated. (By United Prem) The Polish government bloc appears to have scored n sweeping victory in the much-discussed and much disputed parliamentary elections. Latest returns show that the government bloc, dominated by the Communists, has a better than 10 to one lead over the Opposition party. A government spokesman Raid that 16 so-called "bandits" and seven soldiers were killed in election violence. The government maintains the elections were democratic dospiic charges to the contrary by the leader of the Opposition party, Stanislaw Mikolajcsyk. iiiltolajzyk has announced that he >.'lll demand nullification by the Supreme court of the entire election on the grounds that it wasn't free and unfettered as required by the Yalta agreement. The peasant party leader made his protest immediately after the polls cloned and long before the official announcement of complete returns. which will be made on January 31. But the chances are just about nil that his protest will even he recognized. Two American correspondents covering the elections have cabled that they were detained for more than six hours by Polish security police. The two newsmen say police halted them on the way to Krakow and took away their credentials explaining thai the roads to the provincial capital were full ot bandits. They were released much later but were detained again for an hour in Krakow for further .•)uc-.stioning by police. week-end "at the home moth or, Mrs, of Mrs. William equipment for the local troop, Mr. Waldrop stated. All previous paper drives in ICntcrbtin Mr. and Mrs. Rocco Triano yes- Beacon Falls h.'id been conducted terdny entertained Mr. and Mrs. by the local American Legion post. If the forthcoming drive proves successful ,thc troop will conduct further drives in the future. Important Meeting A meeting of the Town Mall Committee will be held at 8 o'clock Wednesday evening to open the bids for the new town hall, Chairman Wilfred A. Swan announced today. The meeting will be held in the local office of the U. S. Rubber company. Brief* Mrs. Richard Zollo' of Church street, and her newly born son, Thomas James, arrived borne Sunday from St. Mary's Hospital, Mrs. Zoilo is the' Beacon Falls correspondent for the NEWS. John J. Zebora of Meriden was a weekend visitor at the home of Mr. and Mrs, Thomas Fltzpotrick of Highland avenue. William Hill and daughters of Njugatucl;, Boy Scouts Boy Scout troop, No. 9 will meet Thursday evening at the Beacon Valley Grange hall. Scoutmaster Raymond Andersen requests members to make reservations not later than Thursday for the Father and Son Banquet to be held Fet>. 13. Mrs Social Club Ruth Sargent will be host ess to t^ic Cotton Hollow Socia club at her home Thursday eve ning. 1 lO Mrs. William Hutt will be hostess to the independent club Saturday night at her home. Anne Granger, rtalph Trepana Wilfred Webster <ind Jeff Davis. Business included the appointment of Mrs. William Moody, Robert St. Jean and Joseph McKec as members of the auditing committee to audit the books for the past year. The evening concluded with dancing until 1 a. m. Attending Those attending included: Mr, Episcopal Church Plans Theological Sunday Observance Theological Flnday will be ob- scYved Jan. 26 in St. Michael's Epis- No Bingo The Rev. Jerome F. Cookc announced today that bingo games sponsored by St. Michael's Church would be discontinued until further notice. There will games tomorrow night. be no Grunge Events The monthly meeting of the copal church, it will bo In the entire Episcopal church, with the Reggie Root Rotary Guest An illfoti-ated lecture on Yule football will be p?-csentcd by Reginald Hoit., line coach nt Yale university, Wednesday at the regular wcoklv lunoheon-niecting of : the Naugatuck Rotary club in the Y. M. C. A, cafeteria, nt 12:15 o'clock. Next week Atty. Joseph. E. Tnl- bot, former Congressman, will be eui'st speaker at the Rotary meet- Ing- and Mrs. Julian Totten, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Tuthili, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Pcdersen, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stone, Mr. and Mrs, W. W. Clymer, Mr. and Mrs. John Pearson, Mr. and" Mrs. George Aspell, Mr. and Mrs. James Andrea, Mr. ... and Mrs. Mahlon Sears, Mr and i ^ SS th . c mas tcr-con'tract, on which Mrs. Harold Rp>, Jr., Mrs. Glenna i dlscuss '°» s wcr « h ^ W New York Johnson. Lester Davis, Mr and i C ' ty a fe , W Weeks aK °' Af f er ratifi ' Mrs. Ralph S, Happe, Warden Leo! catlon °;. th * contract by the t ee the ncgotia- the union will cials who plan to attend qre Prnsi- 1 Rev. Richard Baxter of Middlebury dent Froehlich, Local 45, George I to be guest prencher at the 11 Bowers, Local 4P, Frank Witkoski. o'clock morning service. Local 308 and William Fernandez, Tnc 3 P°cial servfe will be con- Local 21S. ' i ducted on the theme of theological . The policy committee of the ! cducatio " in seminaries and other union will meet Thursday to dis- div '"lty schools. J. Brophy, Mr. and Mrs, John Bui- i . tiona ger, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. George Neal, i Mr. and Mrs. Robert Evon, Mr. | and Mrs. Arnold Lunclin, Mr. and j Mrs. C. J. Kuchauskas,. Jr., Mr. j and Mrs. William Caulfield, Mr. arid Mrs. Chas. Hunter, Mr. and. Mrs. Paul O'Brien, Joseph De- (Continued On Page 8) discuss the contract with officials of the company/ The 26 and one-half cent an hour wage increase requested by the union will nlso be —All .Vmiiniturk If fiilklni; nliont the 1IM7 StlHlrlmkrl-, III,. I.IOK! hl'nilliflll cur In IIH Drill. Sri- It. nt. ViHirntuck flattery & Auto Struct.—Adv, Statistics Given By Father Keating^ The Rev.. Paul F. Keating, p'iistor of St.' Francis church, issued the following statistics for the parish for the year 1946: Baptisms, 169; deaths, 58; received first Holy Communion. 89: received Confirmation. 330; regular marriages, 83; mixed marriages, 25;. total number of children in the parish, 1,000; children attending St. Francis' school, 629. Meeting Held A meeting of Boy Scout Troop 1, Beacon Falls, • was hc'td Friday in Center School. Following the regular meeting, a «7ass in physical training was conducted by Scoutmaster Edwin Waldrop. Brief s Miss Sally Ann Kamlnski of An- sonla was a weekend visitor at the home of Mrs, Peter Kaminski of Highland avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brothers of Shelton were guest* Sunday at the home of Miss Catherine Malone, Feldspar avenue. Mrs. Brothers is the former Miss Marie Dramatic club will be hc.'d tomorrow with June Pfirman, president, in charge. The Gleaners \\lll meet Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Nellie Lawton on South .Main street. The Juvenile.? will meet Wednesday eveiiing- promptly at 7 o'clock, .iiid thrf Grange IrawJIn? to«m will meet Thursday night at The Y M C. A. George Baker, lecturer, will be in charge of the program Friday evening at the regular Grange meeting. Subject of the program will- be, "Memories." Floodwaters Cover Southeastern States; Georgia Hardest Hit (By United Prens) Long days and nights of almost steady rains have spilled floodwn- tcrs over thousands of acres of Jowlands in the southeastern part of the nation. Hardest hit Is the Rome, Georgia, area, where some 125 pel-sons have been evacuated from their farms and homes. The Coosi river at the northwest Georgia town has been rising at the rate of one foot every two hours. In Mississippi, the Yazoo river has been rolling over it* banks IS mile* xouth of Greenwood, The patrols are stationed along levies to watch for weak spots. In Tennessee, T-V-A expert* report that flood gates at the Chlcka- mauga dam arc being closed to divert high water from the city of Chattanooga. The wolf river nt Memphis also is at flood atatrc, but no danger is expected in th»t wca. Two Property Sales Recorded Property on May street has been sold to Dr. Hans H. Griesbach by John, Joseph and Armand Vaniutsc, Mrs. James Thrall of South Main street visited her husband, a patient at Newington General Hospital, Sunday, Mr. Thrall recently underwent an operation, , (Continued On Page 8) —For niinllly Wmi»r», Wlnr«. llf»r«. nt., SHOP FlliaT nt.-lhe .City Park- n ic Store. 9(1 Brlrti* itrrrt. Prompt 4r- llvvry, »nrwhtn la Itwn, Tel, WH, Raymond J. St. John. Tax stamps indicated sale price approximately $5,000. A house and lot In the Glendalc Manor housing development has been sold by the W. J. Megln, Inc., to Jules M. Don, according to another deed on file. —A Komi thlnr (a da with jour Xm» money—flrl a iwlr of IIICKtt aMlltr Khar* und rnnrnihfr your tlvrr lIL^Mr round. Hick*. 14* Bank St.. Wt»r.—A«T, In Atlanta, rain has fallen for the past 23 days, but no damage has been, reported there either, so far. A long dry spell before the deluge saved many area* from immediate flood danger. Georgia's confused _ situation allegedly delayed the "tcscue crews which were *cnt to the flooded Rome, Georgia, area. The adjutant general appointed by Herman Tal- madRo, Marvin Griffin, charges that Hvol Lieutenant Oov. Thompson held up the relief teams for four or five hour*. He «ay» Thompson's adjutant Rpneral, R. w. Collins, countermanded his order for state guard trucks to rush o the scene. RESEARCH Care and treatment of Infantile p»r<Uy*U patient. Oirouch fund* from U»c National Foundation for Infantile Paral- .vwte* March of Dlmei !• but one phiue of the • treat buttle utalnut . the dread dlneaite. Since 1938 Much of Dime* money ha< research in more than loo leading InitituUoiu whet* mcl- cnU»tM «>ek the MMWAM to how polio vlni» !• »prMd, how it enter, the body and how to prevent or cure the diaeaae. Your dimes and dollar* contributed to the 1MT March of Dime* will help apeed the day when America'* children will be free from the thromt ot In- f antUe

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