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TAOK 0-NAUOATIICK NEWS <CONN.), THURSDAY. .TAN. 23, 1047 Y To Sponsor Pool Tourney Program Secretary Wilfred LaPoint of the local Y announced today that the opening clatc tor tnc in<lu:itrli>! pool tournament is Monday, Feb. 3. All pool players In Industries in the Naugntuck area are eligible, and the V. M- C. A. is ox- trndtntf special members rates to all who enter. Registrations* may bo mado with any industrial council representative in each plant, or left nt the Y. M. C. A. desk. A Round Robin tournament will be held and n play off arnoni; the winners. FKANK O'MKARA Hartford. Jan, 23— (UP)— A veteran Connecticut Company -trolley- man, Frank A. O'Mcara, is dead lifter a loriK illness. O'Meura was asHOciatnd with the Tractor Company for -10 ycara and was a past president of f.ho Trolleymen and BUM Drivers' union. ,_ An avcvafto person Is taller when hf <iwnken!< in the morning than whon he rclir"« flt niprht, mod lea surveys indicate. GOLDIE'S Camera Shop; Federal, Sunruy, <! Dcjur, Key/or • 17 Grand St., O'tby. Tel. 5-1873 ;| How -k> C)*'t <i LOAN from th<Y€S MAN |. Vl»lt ur phono 1'rri.oniii lix llllj 1 , .Ill-it W».V "I WUIII 111 (vt 11 limn." ;;, lilvc nt u ffw fiirti* HO wp I'lin fll .Till"- ninnlhly I'UJ- inriiln li> your luulKi'l. 3, tVlii-n lim>llr;Hluil '" lll'l'riiirJ, MI.I> In, »IKII mill I'li'k up ciixh. You iMin Krl » limn on Mmr nlgiiitliiri- ii\nt»: A leu" uf *' IH) cnNtM 4'-:n.i!i> wlirn itruniiitly rt- unlil In 1^ monthly i'onn«.'iiHv« ln»tiilIinrii[H ur *ll». 1)5 cin:h. I.olii» Oil) li> MUD. I.otin-, Hiibji'f to Ki'K. W J.I- crnnv No 10<l Limn* "I' I" !'• '»<>'*. TIIOAI vs .1. >I.\UM:K. Mitr. GET A JEEP four M'll.I.V.S-OVKBI.AND IXtalrr LIBERTY MOTORS, Inc, 7-1 Iliirrlnon Avonn* Off Cii-liunitr I'lncr. IVttO •I'liun* *.830» TOYS — 25% OFF NAUGATUCK SPORT & AUTO SUPPLY "HUSS" WKAVING. Prop. Wlnxlow Court Tfl. 3394 PAKTS und SKUVICK ON AM, MAKES OF CABS B & M Motors, Inc. > F uiiKutiick'.H lluilson Aeoncy Grni'rnl Hopiilrlng 8ft-83 SOUTH MAIN S*. Tol. Naugatuck Swimmers Lose First Meet Tho Naugatuck Hlfi'h School swimming team, which l.s the flrat such team In the athletic -history of Nnugsituck High, lost its first match of the seaston to UTO Crosby High School swimmers lust night at the Crosby pool. Tho summary: 120-yard Medley Relay — Won by Crosby, Skiff, p. Lux and Stock. Time: 1:05.«, 220-yard Free Stylu —White INI, Di.xon (C) «nd DiUgio (C). Timn: 2:30.1. 40-yard Free Style — Miller (C), Ento.s (C; und Scran ton (N). Time: .10.9. Dlviini.; — Footorui (C)', Gnrrett (C) anil Jui-hynsky (C), Points: 8. . H. S. Footbap Have Started New tradition 110-yard Free Style — Miller (C), J. I^ix <C> nnd ScraiH'on, (N). Time: .58.7. 100->-ard Breast' Stroke — F. Lux (C), Whit* IN) sind Murphy, (C). Time 3:07.8. 100-vanl E ick Stroke — Skiff (C>, Dalglc, CO.) :tnd .Erndy (N). Tlr«i>: 3:08.0. liiO-yard Frui> Stylo Relay — Won hy Crosby, Tchakirides, McCutchen, Brown and K e 11 e y, Time: 1:27.0. Lettermen like Idea Of Having One Day Each Year To Cheer For The Cheerleaders • When. members of the Nauga- Uick High school 19-10 football sqund say "thank you" to the sev- on high school cheer-leaders next month in a specially arranged cere- money rt the*Vilgh school, it may be in the Inauguration of something whicft will become a permanent part of Greyhound football tradition, ' Most of the football Icttermen feel that at least once during a school year KKXOMINATED Hartford, Jan. 2K—(UP)—A retired New ilavtri lawyer and civic leader, Charles G. Mori-is has been renominulml us pi-c.sidcnt of 'the Connecticut Merit System' association. Candidate for vice-president Is Honry Schenck of Stamford, who is ulso president nf the Connecticut State J3:iip)oye.s association. WK'IIK Al.TRIUNC; OUK S'l'OBi; Wntch Us Grow!^ CORNER CANTEEN Sf)3 No. Main Street "Ooin" Tcllerlco, Prop. HUNDREDS OF VALUES! January Clearance SALE at BENSON'S KIDDIE SHOP 130 SOUTH MAIN ST. Water bury ELECTRICAL NEEDS Electric Appliance Co. 1344 Baldwin St. Wat. — Tel. 4-1242 CAItH WINTEIM'/KD CHAPPIE'S AMOCO GASOLINE SERVICE STATION 248 BKII1GK ST. TKL. 4800 Mo.MIM.AN MOTOB '>11..1 PLAY POOL and Bowl at the R & M ALLEYS 155 MAVLF. STKEET 832 NORTH MAIN ST. Cnlon City • Tel. 2683 YOU'VE READ ABOUT IT! YOU'VE HEARD ABOUT IT! SOON! YOU WILL SEE "THE RAZOR'S EDGE"! 'Wonl of tills motion picture IIIIH .spreiiU to the mirth'* fur corniTs . . .' —WOK1J OF ITS STOUT OV LOVK AND IIATKK1), SO IN- TKNSK ASH SO r'KOFOUNU. —W0!i» OF ITS MAGNIt'ICKNT T1IKMIC, TOI.I) WITH SUCH COMl'ASSIO-N ANI> IIU.MAMTY. —WOIU) OF .ONK MAN'S SKAHCII TO SATISI^' TIIK HUNOKK IN KVKIIY HUMAN IIKAUT. The Razor^s Edge . Tyrone POWER — Gene TIERNEY John PAYNE — Anne BAXTER Clifton WEBB — Herbert MARSHALL DARRYI, F. ;:AN'I;CK'S production oc W. SOMEKSKT MAUGH/XAI'S- oews POL WED. the cheer leaders should receive some official recognition for efforts put forth at school gumee. "The players gut their names in the paper, and every time they do something worth while, up goes a cheer," one football regular said; "but nobody gives the cheer leaders any credit." If what ; Uiey do didn't help, they wouldn't be out there. So I think, at least once anyway, we should give a cheer for the cheerleaders." ' i The sentiments he expressed arc fairly typical of what most members of the squad feel. The work of the seven cheerer- ettes was outstanding during the past football season, which Is all the more remarkable in view of the team's lack of success. The fact that the girls did not let down, regardless, is thought to be the principal reason why the squad decided to let the grirls know that their cheerleading efforts were appreciated. It is bclievd that Captain Charlie DeCarlo of the .1916 team first grated 'the idea of honoring the ijirls and that '47 co-captains Ken Zerbe and Bill Desmond were enthusiastic seconds. The rest of the boys on the squad readily agreed that the ffirls deserved some show Malleable Iron ^ Chemical (n Dusty Contest • The Eastern Malleable Iron nosed Dut 'the Naugatuck Chemical bas- 'cetball team, -39-37; in a regular NTaugatuck 'Industrial league game net night at the Y. Hopkins; Malleable forward, was high scorer for the winners with ID points, while Dunn, Chemical guard, and' H: McDermbtt, center,. were 1 the losers' 'best' point-betters with 12 points apiece. The Ironmen led at. the half, 10-7. The hard-fighting; High School Vets dropped'a C3-47 decision to the U. S. Rubber squad, a team which many sports observers believe is the bent basketball-team now operating 1 from the borough. Fvuin with 17, Purs with 12 and Farmr with 11 points led the attack .tor the Rubber boys, Aquavia with 18 points, Gnazdowskl with 10, Tan- jredi with 7 and McDermott with t points wore high scorers for the Vets. The score: ' Eastern Miill«nl)l« Iron ta Greyhound-New City :.'!.--I'•:••«*)*j.^*': % ,» 1 :'. . . v>.v;;i-.,' '"',',". of appreciation. A spokesman for the group approached Principal Edward Kehoe shortly after the close of the regular season last fall, and Mr. Kehoe gave his approval- Plans for a ceremony to take place at the high school and BO scheduled as not to interfere with regular scholastic routine were outlined. Members of the faculty lent assistance in arranging details. La'tcst word .from the high school is that the ceremony will take place next month. Basketball Scores Post Office b f p MacDonald, If 1 0 - Hopkins, If 0 3ilger, rf 0 Chonko - 0 Leinweber, c * Wojack, IK 3 Swiderski, rg 3 Spann ' 0 Totals 16 Nnuir- Olitvnlcal ' b 0 G : o' i 0 J. Dunn Raythwich, Ig Diprrls Skip, c R. McDormott Booth, rf Churchill Wasoka, If 1 Gelesltl 1 Totals .'. 17 f P 3 10 a i 0 0 1 0 0 6 2'-•',« 0 0 7 39 ,f P 0 0 0 12 0 -0 0 ."-2 0 0 2 12 0 G 1 . 1 0 2 0 2 3 37 'jp'^l cation*' of a .'-horii ''•battlfe . % '^ect.^en^thB, Naugratuck Hlffh poJ; Qceyhounds ,'iiieet the ..Tor- rijn'fjjto'h'.'-bask.etball'- .toama' - ; at, : '.the Torring.tpn /armory, Salurdijr •'• eye- riinfr,,'wjr<' 1 '.seen. In fche^r.einilt of the Loavenworth-Torr.ington, r :game"t"in Watecbury -' last .'nijrlyt. The. Tech Tigers were forced . to lutave ..off . a strong last period' .attack 'to squeeze out a five-point win. .'"_ ' Observers have realized for some weeks past that Tnrrin-tr.ton in n team which, Is "coming," Results of last ' night's game lead further credibility to- this conclusion. Earl icr in the year I-.eavenworth • beat .Torrlngton by ten points on Tor- rlnRf.on's home court, Last nig-ht •on the Tigers' home court this winning margin was cut in half. Further, Torrinjjton was witJrsut 'the services of its leading scorer, Rollie Spino, v. 1 ho wa a sick. All of which adds up LO the conclusion that on its home court Torrin&tbn will be a. formidable opponent for any high schbol team. However, ' the locul Greylhounds should be able to win by a very small margin on the basos performances. ' of past Score at half time: EMI, 10 to 7. Time: Four 10-minute periods. Referee: Russ Weaving. Mangine 0 0 0 Dowling, rf ^ 3 17 Hanley 1 0 - U, S. Kcds b T. Edmonds, If 2 F. Furs, rf G Farrar, c 4 Fruin, Ig S Gibson 3 Yankowski, rg :. 3 'Rlpley -..- 2 . Totals 28 High School Vets Tangredi, . rg 3 Santore 1 Gnazdowski, Ig 4 Kozen 1 Lent, c 1 Aordkian 0 Aquavia, rf 0 Bogis 0 Switski, c 6 2 11 Myers, If 1 LaChance, Ig 0 0 01 MacDcrmott 3 Cockcroft 102i — f P 0 4 0 12 3 11 1 17 0 C 3 9 0 * 7 03' t P 1 7 0 2 2 10 0 2 2 4 0 0 1 13 0 0 1 3 0 6 Benson, rg Sirdsal! ... Totals ... 16 5 37 Bams Finkc, If .. Morris, rf . Borgnis, c , Bird, IK '.... Madden, rg McCann .. . Totals 7 3 17 Score at half time: 10-6, Post Office. Referee: Smith. Timer: Walsh. Scorer: Markcvic. Post Office Blrdsall, If Swirski Manginei rf Dowllng c Hanley G Benson, Ig 0 Stibcr, i-K 12 Moroncy 1 5 17 0 0 3 27 0 2 Totals .................. 25 12 G2 Kwlks b Byrnes, If .................. 3 Lewis ..................... 1 O'Connor, rf .............. 0 Pezzuto ............ • ........ 0 Kilroy. c ................... 6 Piel ....................... 0 Mlnnicucci Ig .............. 1 Tulaero .................... 1 Lorusso. rg ............... 0 Glcason ................... l 0 12 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 Totals .................. 13 0 26 Score lit half time: 29-G, Post Office- Referee: Markovic. Timer: Pis- tarelli. Scorer: Walsh. Totals .................. 20 7 47 Score at half time: U. S. Keds, 28 to 21. Time: Four 10-minutc periods.- Referee: Russ Weaving.- FINE DOUBLE ?; BILL SHOWING AT STRAND THEATER Swift, hard dramatic action of a type never before Been on the screen — realistic with the impact of the blow of n clenched fist — makes Hal RoacKVj film, "Of Mice and Men," which is playinf,- a return enpafrcment at the Strand this week, a picture that will not bo forgotten quickly. Not only does the story itself deal with material never before pictured, but the universally fine performances of the entire cast, which includes Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Lon Chaney, Jr., Roman Bohnen anl Charles Eickford lift it far above the run- of-the-mill Hollywood output. "Of Mice and Men" tells a new kind of story, one which Hollywood itself felt no one would dare to film, so 'startlingly 'different is it from all othov film stories. - Written by one of America's foremost authors, John -Steinbeck, who .also wrote "Grapee of Wrath,' "Of Mice and Men" tells of two men, who are "bindle stiffs," or migratory ranch workers, and the friendship between them. . . Large Crowd Expected At Vigeant-Falco Go Waterbury, Jan. 23— One of 'the ]iirfr<!£f. crowd.ii to attend a. Water- hury. ' c'anl in -recent years is • expected.- to nit in on .the Tony Falco T Frank Yig na nt return- b'out Friday nlcht at tin; State Armory. ' Promoter ' Mulligan 1 ,' of the Waterbury AC. said today the cjub. had -apt a record -on Monday fSriiilvahcft.'.tlcket sales* ivheii BC-V- n'rnl. hundred ducats, were talten, by Naugatuck,. 'VvillflV rt^ht.fans. FOB A GOOD CAUSE Sport : ,fana«have long since es- tabmhedtt record for unquestioned generosity for good causes; no other ;closs; .of the goneral public Is more- ready to put hand Into pocket «n response to an appeal for help. Consequently, there Is no queatlon whatsoever in the mind of the writer, but what- borough- sport fans will make it a point to see that the local March of Dimes sports effort goes over the top. As a matter of fact, the affair deserves fans' support on 'its own merits, distinct from the' charity angle- It is a top doubleheader. notch basketball The preliminary gnme of the evening will show the U. S. Rubber squad against the local Purple Knights who have won nine out of 11 this season. The star attraction of the evening will pit the Post Office Big Five against Eddie NoJde's 1 Merry Morticians, These are two o£ the biggest teams in borough basketball history—literally, and their proposed meeting has been causing general speculation throughout the borough. ' The cooperation of everyone concerned with the affair was heartening. The'YMCA gladly donated its facilities, Ed McGrath, U. S. Rubber director of public relations and manager of the basketball team, guaranteed the services of his-learn without hesitation. Cliff Swirski, Purple Knight coach, announced after a vote by his organization, that the Knights would be available. Russ Weaving will donate hist p.ervlces us official. Members of the Y Intermediate League which plays on Friday night, readily gave up their night so the affair could be 1'eld on the New Milford Athletic CH its At Y s Mulligan lifts been 'in lhc business for '•'•' .V'Mrs. Most' of Uie orders wont to out-of-town customers. Vigeant will try to"'mokn it "vo in a row over Falcto. Friday. The Thomnstan boy won a close, but unpopular verdict, ovrr Falco in thdir fight h-eve las-t montii. Referee Eddie Reed's deci.si'on was not in accord with n'ngsiders. Billy Brown. Manchester 1 , and Kenny Jamec, Watorbury, nre down foi- the eight round semifinal number Fridny in what should lj<; an action-packed battle. Three other bouts are listed on the popular-priced card. The door sal.? will start, at 7:15 sharp Friday night with the first scheduled for 8:30 o'clock. Junior Leaders Corps Start Drills, Saturday Fritz Klambt, physical director, puts in his first call for the YMCA Junior Leaders' Corps to appear on the gym floor Saturrtnv u-«» • noon at 1:30. Most all the last year's group have intentions of continuing this year's class and ,-i »•> anxious to start for this year's annual exhibition. The following boys hnve signed up: The twins, Joe and Vin Heaiy, Merwin Packer, Robert' J. Mariano, Donald Spadola, Richard Roland, . Junior Aquavia, Summa Aordkian, Roger Currier, George Schuster, 1 Jerry Labriola, Thomas P.oy, ,I.am:e;s. McNamee, ; Donald Powler,'' William Stinsbn, Bryant Kirkendall, and Robert Gasper. '. Th»' March of Dimrs is a humanitarian effort which has captured public imagination. All that remains to make this affair a huge success is for the borough eport fans to buy tickets. Be a good sport and get yours first. Visitors Beat Locals In First Meeting One Week Ago; Swirskimen Under dog The -New Milford Athletic Club will be the Purple Knight* banket- bail opponent Sunday afternoon at the local "Y" court. This will mark the second meeting of thcae formidable foes as New Milford took the measure of Coach; ,CIiff Swfrskf's purplo ' and . gold clad quintet jiV- one week ago in 'a game played at New Milford. The contest will also mark the first time this season that the Knights will be rated a slight underdog even though appearing on their own home court. The Purple- men have won five straight game* on the friendly surroundings of the "Y" gym. The New Milford visitors will bo.ist of several college and high jchool stars headed by Joe Hearn. Hearn, at present head coach at Canterbury' school,' formerly worn the colon* of Fordham and while performing for the Rams starred In all sports. Displaying a keen eye on long set shots Hearn has speed to burn and his consistent •scoring keeps the invaders a. constant threat. Others on New Milford's roster include Al Lavalette, blond left- hander \vho teams up with Hearn nt the forward post, Fred Collins, •tall tower of strength at center. "Red" Smith wick Ed Barrett artd Carl Bucher. For the Knights it will be Y Swim Teams In Action, Friday And Saturday The Naugatuck YMCA J U n| ot Swimming team will journey talk. Watcrbury YMCA this Friday night The boys will leave at 7:00 o'clock from the Y to swim a return m».i with the Junior* there. The Y Girls team will journey to New Haven and will leave the Tf a t 6:00 o'clock. The-mcet will b« p ri , day night. Saturday the Girl'B swimming team will swim Norwalk »nd will leave on the 1:SO train from N«u- gatuck. Rossi Fighters At Danbury Friday Joe Rossi's stable of fighters win travel to Danbury Saturday night to participate in bouts at ltoe «n»- ory. Joe Madden; Stanley Ross and Paul Kovach will all sec action. golden opportunity to win revongo .is well as their 30th win of the soaBon- Members of Coach Cliff Swirski's array were loud in protest against -the poor officiating turned in by New Milford's home j official und have thus engaged John A, Cluney, WBRY Sports.. caster, to handle Sunday's clash, i The Knigrhts, who have been playing without the services of • Gnnc Czaplicki who has been side- ' lined by injuries, won in their last ' start out, handing the Watertown Townits a nine-point setback, and are fully confident of upsetting the Sunday invaders. Texas has 2IH counties, more than in any other state. 1. FANS INJUKKD Jersey City, N. J,, Jan. 23—(UP) —Twelve boxing fans were injured —four of them seriously—when a section of ble.ichnrs in the Jersey G»rdon collapsed Tuesday night. The entire section fell, carrying about 200 people down. There was no n.-inic among 'the other 1300 spectators in the arena. Two boxers, in the rjnfr nt 'he licie of the accident, finished the last minute of their round, then stood at the ropes watching police help victims of the collapse. YODNG QUITS Chicago Jan. 23 —(UP)— Buddy Young, who sparked the Illinois eleven to a REO Bowl triumph, has decided to quit school. Youtig says he hasn't signed yet with a professional football club, and has no DUROCHER MARRIED . El Paso, Tex, Jan. 23 — (UP)— Lippy Leo Durocher, the manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers has taken unto himself a wife. Justice of the Peace Charles Windberg of El Paso Texas, says that he performed the ceremony for Durocher and movie stsr Laraine Day in El Paso yesterday. SKATING Baummer's Field St. Rink Telephone 3501 SALEM Today Friday - Saturday SCHOLASTIC BASKETBALL Wilby 42, Commercial 31. . Leavenworlh 37, Torrington 32. 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