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»AGE 4—NAUOATUCK NEWS (CONN.). MONDAY, JAN. 20. 1047 gfrffiaflp^etos MMd Svtry Evening (Zxcept Sunday) bjr TMK NAUOATUCK NEWS CORPORATION NAUOATUCK. CONN. itUDOliFH M. HKNNICK, Freildent and Telephone* MM Mid JMB--All Dcnartmenta U«t«r«d M mcond clan matUr at the poit office In N»uf«tuck, Conn. I month bUBSCRIPTION RATES P»y*b]i ID Advance 11,00 1 Tear ..., .112.00 Member: Tbe American New«*>ap«r Publisher* i*h« N, E. Dally Nvwepaper Pub. Aoa'n TIM Conn. Newepaper FubUbcr* Aae'o MONDAY,"JANUABY ZO ,1047 Post-War Windfall can look fonvurd tlii* your to the lar^ost grand list in its history. Th«t'.s yoocl news to the borough's taxpayers who arc .quite naturally always nlort to developments that mi^lit influence the tux rate, or provide new revenues for services and improvements at no extra cost to them us individuals. Of the approximately throe million dollars expected to be added to the grand list this year, only about $500,000 is directly related to new construction. The balance, and the final figure lias noft-yet finally'been arrived at, will come from the inclusion for tho first time on the list the fixed equipment of the Nnugji- tuck Synthetic Rubber Plant, operated by the l>. S. Rubber Co. The Rubber Co. operates the plant for the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, a government agency. TM the years during the war the equipment was listed as government owned' and thus non-taxable. That exemption has been removed, according to a ruling by Attorney General William T,. Hadden. except in the case of movable equipment at the plant. It's a windfall for Xauga- tuck, one that will provide an additional $(50,000 or more for the operation of bor- oiijgli bnsiness next; voar. The new grand list undoubtedly will top the *27.000,000 mark. N'migahick CUM well use any added rov- c,mic coming its way. Recommended projects for improvement of educational, mrreatiomil and employe-welfare facilities would ki-ep an active planning er>m- rnission hard at work ironing out.'details for just us much time as the individual members found possible to devote to (hern. More and more every day the need of a commmmity auditorium, to cite one project, if making its impression. Poi-lmps • this, or some other worthy endeavor now recognixed as a must in the immediate future, will be given the green, signal in anticipation of a bigger tax return i'or the Man's Last Job "The people that disintegrated the atom has now tho mission of integrating Immunity" said Oswuldo Araiiha of Bra/il in* a recent* address. Or to express his idea in simpler and plainer terms, tho nation that mastered the atom now lias the job of mastering humanity itself. This is the biggest of all human tasks, and whether mankind is really capable of it is still uncertain. It means the suppression of war and the gradual development of man into a 'definite, permanent unity of thought and action that will enable the nice to survive and continue its progress indefinitely. - XJbviouslyAlu:.. greatest obstacle is the lireseuf imperfection of man himself, which makes it difficult for our race to work in unity as one great team. The measure of our civil'r/ntion is tho extent to which we can approach and maintain such unity. Mardi Gras Vacation At the New Orleans' Mardi Gras, Feb. 18, hundreds of tourists will lie heading toward the Gulf, visiting historic spots as well us lovely southern gardens on the way. iCtany stales will be represented on the license tags of the automobiles that soon will bo seen iu vacation cavalcade along Koiitt; (>1 out of Memphis, Tenn, The route leads through Vicksburg with itrt battlefields, Natchez and Baton liougc, famous for their fine old gardens, their dramatic river front life. From Xow , Orleans, a drive east over the Old Spanish Trail leads to Biloxi, TStiss., and past some of the South's most elegant mansion. They are lucky people who can take time out for the Mardi Gras! Ami how interesting; it, is to take vacations at tlif- erotit times of your and see some of the strangely varied and alluring sights of the Americas. Do You Remember? One Year Ago Rev. and Mrs. T. Bradley Longstaff nnd family left for a vacation at Daytona Beach, Florida. . o—O—q Captain Harold E. Chittcndcn, j-ccontly discharged from the Army Air Corps, visited his parents, Supt. of Schools and Mrs. Harold E. Chit- tcndcn of 2'1 Falrvicw street, o—O—o 20 Years Ago Rev, Arthur F. Lewis, rector of St. Michael's church, left on a trip to Wilmington, Del. o—O—oj Mr. nnd Mrs.' .Laquior of Norfolk, Va., visited Mr. and Mrs. Lcffingwell of Hotchkiss street, o—O—o 30 Years Ago Clarence Hubbell was elected to the board of directors of the Connecticut Trap Shooters Association. o—O—o Judge Charles F. Hungcrford, M. B. Reldy nnd Judge Frank H. Frost attended the meeting of the Past Exalted Rulers of Elks In Torrlngton. Around The Clock With the spring 1 weather we've been experiencing' of late comes a story from one of our outstanding citizens that he saw a couple of nuts last Saturday. The comment caused a slight uproar, but lit: stuck to his story and reminded that bluebirds were seen last week in Wolcott. The police department reports "progress" in it's study of a six-day-week .... .everything in- the fire department re-, mains status quo. Harold Murtha, head of the street department, is hoping for continued good weather . , . some of the complaints he recei'/es\from residtents would make excellent humorous reading he says. John Thibodoaii, local photographer, was inquiring of conditions in Maifte tin; othi'i- day. Said he'd been thinking'-of taking a trip'up in his new ear just to help break it in John used to be located in San ford, a few miles from Portland. Definitely outnumbered, but seemingly at ease was Elmer W. Haggerty of Waterbury, who was the only man present at the cooking school conducted Friday at the Connecticut Light & Power Co. auditorium here. Martha Logan, Home Economist, was demonstrator. Mr, Haggerty was responsible for pulling the prize winning names out of a box. One of our fans (?) (at least he's a reader) apparently didn't like a Jan. 13 item here referring to Bristol Terrace. .... Unfortunately, he forgot to identify himself so the letter was filed with other such miscellany in our overflowing wastebasket. In keeping with several similar stories we've heard on, the salary question, this one comes from Hamden, where H town meeting recently was conducted. The question of teachers' salaries came up and a little man, wliq has two daughters tdachers took the floor. In his oration lie said, "Teachers have to dress nice. That takes money. Teachers have to smell nice. That takes money. I know a young man who has a job paying much more than teachers get. Do you know what lie does? (Then a dramatic pause.) He's the garbage collector." BAD ADVERTISING WALTER WINGHELL Coast—To—Coast (Copyright. HM6. by Th« Hearst Corporation) . .Don't Miss the premiere at tbc Winter Garden {Friday evo'g) of MAN ABOUT TOWN • Insider* "hear" that the Hiirlwu ,,.,,-, murder case will bo broken by mid- Mark Bellinger's now flick-click, Fet> v And that the gendarmes claim, 1 "Swell Guy." Entire proceeds to the why tho all ^tie'iails sewed up." Then the delay? ...It's a girl at Kinpdon^.Goulds, Jrs.. . And a boy at the Robert Rices. That makes him Grand-pa Elmer ("Street 3ccnp"> Ricc^.. ..Joe DiMaggio's comforter (sinde the foot operation) is model Candy Coxton Don't look now, but-vjsn't that Willie Bioff back in Hollywood? Allegedly naving secre't meetings with movie producers in connection with the strike ..In the final settVwent between the George Lowthcrs\Ei- Icen Hcrrick) the only thing they lilted about was their scropbook:- MilteTodd has bought the rights to tho film "The Plotters." But his heart is in tatters because Joan Blondoli didn't renew the option.. EliE Arnnll foufrht to remain Governor while every Governor Is (IfthtinK to be President Arnnil is having more trouble with Tal- madsc than Jcss.el did! Clark Clifford <right-hander to the Presicle.it) authored Truman's proclamation removvins emergency authority by announcing the "end .of hostilities". .: .At the press conference announcing this, Mr. Truman was asked: "Does this mean the final end of the war?" .. Clifford (to the President's left) wagged his head: "No!"But Mr. Big 1 didn't savvy and replied: "Yes," Runyon Cancer Fund .CeliaJohn- son got the cinema critics' award for finest "pert" in "Brief Encounter." As a result, she rcc'd fancy offers from various studios, but no can do. Having a bcebee. Prices have come down so low this week that thciters offering two-bit values are now charging only 8!3c... Marion Colby points out that Truman is now without his favorite team of Byrnes and Allen....The Ray Carrolls (he's the disc jock) are imiging. .. .Bill Schiller doesn't know which is getting sillier. The cost of living—or living! ...When \he ship heaving Axis Sally comes into the harbor, please have a blindfold put over Miss Liberty's Look And Learn 1. What river is responsible for the drainage of two-fifths of a continent? 2. Who was President of the United States at the beginning of the twentiet-h century? 3. Under normal conditions, how much air does an automobile tire lose in a week? 4. How many years are usually considered a generation? 5. Which is the best swimmer of the bear family? ANSWERS 1. The Amazon River of South America, which drains 2,720,000 squaie miles. 2. William McKinlcy. 3. About two pounds a week. 4. 33 years. 5. The polur bear. On The Air Todaty • . 5:45 p. in. WTIC-WNBC—Front Page Fari-cll WATB—Naugatuck News; Music WJZ—Tennessee Jed WWCO-WOR—Tom. Mix 6:00 p. m. WBRY—E. Christy Erk WATR—NCWB and Sports Other Stations—News 8:15 p. in. WBRY-WCBS—In My Opinion WTIC—Musical Appetizers WNBC—Serenade to America WJZ—Ethel and Albert WWCO—Sports Time WATR—Music of the Day WOR—Bob Elson 6:30 p. m. WBRY—John A. Cluney, Sporla WCBS—Red Barber WTIC—Prof. Schenkcr WATR—Phil Von Tobc); Stock Reports WJZ—Allen Prescott WWCO—Quiz WOR—Vandevcnter, News WNBC—Bill Stern 6:43 p. m. WBRY-WCBS—Bob Trout, News WTIC-WNBC—Lowell Thomas WATR—Pleasure and Profit WJZ—The Fltzgeralds WOR—Stan Lomax WWCO—Novatimc 7:00 p. m. WBRY—The Little Show WCBS—Mystery of the Week WTIC-WNBC—Supper Club WATR-WJZ— Headine Edition WWCO-WOR—Fulton Lewie, Jr. 7:13 p. m. WBRY-WWCO-WATR—March of Dimes Auction WCBS—Jack Smith Show WTIC-WNBC—World News WJZ—Elmer Davis WOR—Answer Man 7:30 p. m. WBRY-WCBS—Bob Hawk WTIC—Ask Me Another WNBC—Carry Wood Show WATR—Phone Your Answer WJZ—The Lone Ranger WWCO—Your Land and Mine WOR—Henry J, Taylor 7:45 p- m. WTIC—Music Hall Varieties WNBC—H. V. Kaltenborn WTIC—Gilbert and Sullivan WATR—Show Tune Time WOR—Inside of Sports WWCO—Proudly We Hail 8:00 p. m. WBRY-WCBS—Inner Sanctum WTIC-WNEC—Cavalcade WATR-WJZ—Lum: 'n- Abncr WWCO—Rainbow Music WdK—McGarry and' hi* Mount 8:15 p. in. WATR-WJZ—Skip Farrell Show • tt:!K> p. m. WATR-WJZ—Fat Man WBRY-WCBS—Joan Davis; New, WTIC-WNBC—Barlow Concert WOR—Gregory Hood's Case Book 8:00 p. m. WATR— Spelling Bee Finals WBRY-WCBS-Radlo Theater- WTIC-WNBC—Telephone Hour WWCO-WOR—Gabriel Heattcr 0:15 p. m.' WWCO—Norman Cloutlcr WOR—Real Stories 9:30 p. m. WTIC-WNBC—Victor Borgc WJZ—Sammy Kayo WWCO-WOR—Lornbardo Orch 10:00 p. m. WBRY-WCBS—Screen Guild WTIC-WNBC—Contcnua Hour WATR-WJZ—Drs. Talk It Over ' WOR—Broadway Talks Back. WWCO—Fishing and Hunting 10:15 p. m. WJS5—Joe Moon«y Quartet WATR—Red Cross 10:30 p. m. WBRY-WCBS-Swcency & March WTIC-WNBC—Dr. I. Q. WATR—Fantasy in Melody WJZ—Murder at Midnight WWCO—Lei's Talk About Aut« WOR—Symphoncltc 10:45 p. m. WWCO—D'Artega 11:00 p. m. ALL Stations—News 11:15 p. in. WBRY-WCBS—Meaning of the News; Footnote WTIC-WNBC—Harkncss of Wish- in gton WWCO—Barber's Orel]. I WATR-WJZ—Joe Hasel. Sportir ) WOR—NCWB; Finance Reports 11:30 p. m. WWCO—Broadway Talks Back WBRY-WCBS—Chester Watson, Baritone WTIC—Bizony Ensemble WOR—Weather; Cleveland Symphony • . WATR-WJZ—Gems; J. Dorscy Orch, WNBC—Mooncy Orch, WOR—Weather; A. F. of L. 12:00 Midnight ALL Stations—News Committee Meets Banker To Speak Practical jokers are having a hey dey at present . . . the latest crackpot called to inform us of a train wreck near the Naugatuck Glass Co, ... a check revealed no such incident . . . These so-called jokes are awfully silly . . - but worse yet to know what tragedies have occurred because people haven't taken notice of alarms due to experiences with jokesters when the alarms weren't true. The Independent Cab Company is the proud owner of a brand new cab. It's blue in color. The company expects to add another new cab to its. fleet in the near future. Several colleges have announced that they will accept veterans for the school session starting in February, it was stat. ed -recently by Mrs. Ford Wulfeck, administrator of Service .for Veterans, Among the colleges that have openings are: Brown University, University of Michigan. University of Missouri and the Farragut College in Idaho. The Farragut College also offers courses in various trades. Mrs. 'Wulfeck aclded that it is almost impossible to be admitted to a medical or veterinary school, a condition expected to last at least two years. At the Bartenders' Union meeting Mayor Kelly orated: "I turn you over lo the hospitality of our local barkceps, • who k.now every nook and crook of Chicago!". ... Princess Rospigliosi is trying to break up the clopemental ca.se of daughter Francesca with Jack g-hes. Palm Beach's most torrid romance Winston Guost's \ family clltto regarding Lucy Cochranc. . Fred Smith (cx-alde to H. Morgcn- thau. Jr.. and the man who persuaded Herb Hoover to drop those stirchy tall collars) Is .now exec, edilor of a United Nations mag,. . It's a boy for the John Hunting- tons, stagger of" Dark of the Moon" and "A Dangerous Woman" ..And a, boy for the Major Speed Chandlers at Passevant Hosp., Chi.... Ruth Barbara (of the Latin 1-4 ensemble) is now Mrs. Ira Gould, He's proxy of Adama Motors Aside to Talmo'djrc: "Hey, Hoiman! Schtop.putsching!" . For the There's No Business) Like Show Business Files: "Street Scene,' the hit. almost, quit .out of town. The producers expected it to clofc in Philly,\ but Dwight Deere Wiman had more courage. .. Lillian Hcllman is 3-aci-oss-thc-board in her "Another Part of the Forest" click. She gets ten per cent of the gross for authoring it—ten per cent of the profits for directing it, an an undisclosed sum for her "in- tercut" in it. Marion Hargrove in working on a syndicated idea 'with an Ernie Pyle flavor Alt Drake and Bcrnlce Parks of "Beggar's Holiday" are I'eudin'. When he's supposed to kiss her, hr. merely hufrs her ("The silly!) .... .Mr. License Commish is warning producers of a. flop to reimburse ticket holders or else. Could we. tell him one.'... Say it Ain't True Uept.: The Hobby House (nn 44th nf.tif Gth Avo.) offers row upon row of World War Two medals—for sale ..The Amor. Carter, Jrs., will be 3 in the .'ays Herman Talmadge is a thread off the old sheet. .. .Helen Upshaw (si Louisiana nifty) is the latest Barhizon model to be Paramounted to H'wood. .. .Tip to March of Dimes C.immiUue: Maestro of the piano Elliot Lawrence was once a polio victim, Cou'ldn't move his ;ingci>- for 3 years!... .FDR would be doubly honored if all the FDR dimes (bearing his likeness) wore mailed in . David Charney (the reporter) now carrier a gat...Secy of State Marshall is the only World War II vet in the U. N. Council... School teachers and nurses attention: Dishwashers in Broadway notels now rate $15 dally plus meals. At (he Stork lust night a comJc was defending one of the otheVs. "I think,",he argued, "he's very funny. He has some good stuff!" "Wha wrote it?" asked Helen Fraser. '"Julius Strcichcr?" The column's campaign to help erase offensive dialect comedy has received enoujrh distorted versions (from a few of the flopposition) to .befuddle not only some readers bul nearly nil the targets. .. .Look up the files. Our war Isn't against comedians, as charged by some frightened ones, but, against those who use s»Rs (and pieces of business) that offend minorities (and others) abused by Hitlerites. We Tuesday To Discuss Finance Board Bill A meeting of the committee engaged in studying a Board of Finance bill to be introduced at this session of the General Assembly will be held- tomorrow evening in Lhc town hall. The committee composed of Warden Leo J. Brophy, Borough Atty. Martin L. Caine, Borough Clerk Charles F, Daly, William G, Boies, Harold Turnbloom, John McCarthy, John H. Breen and Eric Ga- bricteon. met once during December. Tuesday's meeting will be the final session. Following the meeting Mr. Caine will draw up the proposed bill. Social Worker Cites Foster Homes Need An important need for foster homes for young children \vas stressed Friday afternoon by John Stratton, Naugatuck Valley social worker, who spoke to members and guests of the Naugatuck committee of the Children's Center in Hamdcn at a meeting held in. the Red Cross sewing rooms Tuttle school. At Y's Men's Meeting "A. G. I. Takes a look at Japan" will be the subject of the address to the Y's Men's Club tomorrow night by John G. Mont, treasurer of the Naugatuck Savings Bank,, who sailed in the "Army's Ntvy" one of six special support craft, which were regular floating machine shops. Armed with a heavy complement of guns and other offensive weapons and equipped with helicopters, these ships were very much "hush hush" during: the war, and very little about them *id f.hcir work has appeared in newspapers or magazines. After extensive training in this country, they went from PallaUin to Manila, and finally were among the very first to reach Tokyo, getting thei-2 before the group who officially took over. Because of the special na'turc of Cricir work Sir. Mont's unit saw much of the country visiting many places not open to other units. Y's Men will nwkc a special guest night of the occasion and * large attendance is anticipated. in the Summer. He is Treasurer of his distinctly labeled It dialect comedy pop's gazette in Texas. His wage is J28.!)0 per week Larry Mar- vindhe thrush hit at the Embassy) gets $150 per. But the boss gave him a new contract at more after a! comics allege we are anti-Semitic! that "held others up to scorn, ridicule and contemp't". .. .Some radio critics report the campaign a success already. .. .But some Jewish Mitchell VtirrlNh (He did tho wonderful wordarge to "Star Dust," , "Deep Purple," and other hits), is a| gpandpappy, although' In his early I 403. Daughter Rickey an groom | were boy'd last, week .Joe Graves! (the 'trumpeter with the Jinimy | Doi-sey crew) heard the moans of i that, cop . who was. killed by gun- i men. Got out of his cab, directed' congesled traffic and rushed hi«j cabby to summon cops. .. .Benny ! Goodman signed a long termer j with Caplto! Records, leaving. Col-1 umbia platters after eight years... The father of Pearl Lusk Informs the.col'm that she did-send posies and inquire about her victim's condition. . .For the Ain't -It a Shame, Mame, Dept.: Frontcr Wm. Gerald Bishop lost is appeal for depon- tation to Austria. What a holiday he5s' had for years oh Kills Inland? At your expense. .. .Wm. Dudley (Smelly) Pelly (doing 15 for sedition at Leavcnworth) also had his appeal denied, Oh, the poor, poor man! Baltimore offer of a "G" arrived . The State Seal or Georgia motto is: "Wisdom. Justice and Moeration." The Tnlnmdge putsch In Georgia served one constructive purpose. It'll shut up the "It Can't Happen Here!" crowd which has con- Uh.iialy tut-tutted tho revelations of native Fascism ...Angle Bond HOUSEHOLD SCRAPBOOK OH SUilns Oil stains on a carpet can be removed if rubbed with a clean cloth dipped in gasoline (use CAUTION when using • any inflammable liquid). Begin at the *dg<? of the stain and gradually work towards the center, changing to a clea.n section of the cloth when one part is soiled. Rubber GlnvoH If you find 'the rubber glove for the right hand is wearing out before the left one, turn them both Inside out and wear them on opposite han'ds for awhile. Then you will wear out both gloves evenly. Baked Potatoes Let the potatoes stand in hot water fifteen minutes before baking and the baking will require but one half the usual time. .Oy, Gevvalt!!! MODERN ETIQUETTE Q, Is it proper to add postscripts when writing business letters? A. Not if they can be avoided; it is better in a business letter to rewrite the letter and include the forgotten subject. Q. When a man is introducing himself, should he call himself "Mr. Smith" or "Jack Smith"? A, "Jack Smith." Q. Where are the bread and but- i ter plates placed on the table? I A.' At the ends of the forks. Street lights now can be automatically regulated to provide the required illumination, regardless of the weather, by use of an electronic switch. Fire Marshal Learns To Follow Advice Indianapolis (UP)—Stale fire marshal Carter Bowser knows enough now to follow his own advice. He has often warned people to check the electrical wiring in their Homes. The other day he had to call a carpenter to repair flooring in his statehousc office. A short circuit in the electrical system had started a fire which caused minor damage. Vaccination as a preventatlvc of disease was introduced by an English physician, Edward Jenncr. JANUARY FUR SALE UNDER WAY Blakeileeb 99 N. MAIN STREET Waterbury Tel. 3-2727 Venetian Blinds In Ntwfc. • !>•» Nwrlo* LEBON'S t»« No. Mnln St. Trl. S-73M M. Barry Keesran Family Portraits 108 Bank St, Watorbury Joncx Morgan Bldg. Tel. 4-5384 RADIUS' FLANNEL NIGHTGOWNS Reg-, Size.— $2.39 X-Size — $2.69 allmr'* DEPT - : BIB jr » STORE : 14 8PBING STliEET STRISIK'S U Cantor tit. WMartmry. Corns, GIFTS OF ALL KINDS KEMINGTON and SCHICK ELECTRIC SHAVERS SCHICK SHAVKBSETS G. E. Table Model RadlM Portable Electric Record Flayers G. E. Electric Kitchen and Mantle Clocks HAWLET HARDWARE 102 CHURCH ST. r Maple and Wnx Birch BASSINETTES $6-93 JUVENILE FURMTURE B E A C ON KIDDIE CENTER IS GRAND STREET Watcrbury Bill's Danbury Hatter 37 SOUTH MAIN ST. Win. Mariano, Prop. Men's Hatw Cleaned. Blocked Factory Methods NKW HATS FOR SAUB Hats Made to Order 25% . Reductions On LAMPS NAUGATUCK HARDWARE N&ABY TEL.

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