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FACE it—NAUQATUCK NEWS (CONN.), TUESDAY, JAN. 88. 1947 DREW PEARSON -^ ON °The WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Drew Pearson Says: Russian Ambassador Hints Soviet May Have A-Bomb; Women Ask Truman For More Government Jobs; General Marshall Has Faith In Peoples Armies. Washington—ll took hrt'iitlitakinj; Bo!.) C!ros of C':ili- 1'i/nim to do wliiit no diplomat or nowsmnn so far has done ivyimlinii the A-homl> and l?nssin. Ho got a hint from Soviet Anihassador Xovikov that Russia has c'ither tho secret of the A hoinh or an adequate defense against it Cms, ji California lecturer who annually interviews imiiv AVashington bijnvips in '24 hours than the average ne\vsni;in docs in OTIC week, cnllod on Ambassador Novikov the other day and at t.ho end of his interview asked: "Do have anything yon wish to say to the American "Yes," replied the Ambassador. "You Americans should not rely too much on the A-bomb, Against France. Italy. Germany, yes, Bui against Russia, no. You should not depend on It." "That. Mr. Ambassador," suggest- i'd Grow, "sound* ns if the Rust- Minns have dove-loped n defense :ig;iinst the A-bomb," "Yes," replied Ambassador Novi- kov, "this and more. I do not wish to say anything further." This significant statement ended tin- interview. More \\Omrn In Government /'resident Truman's failure to appoint [fini'f women to high ol'fico wa>: tactfully laid before tho President by u group of Indies the other day. Mis. La Foils Dickinson, president of thr; Gunerul Federation of Women's Clubs, headed the delegation and told Truman quite frankly that women generally were disturbed bucau.se he hadn't appointed as many women to government Jobs as Roosevelt had. She reminded tho Hri.-sldcnt that the State Department had built up a roster of «0 well-known American women (.-ipahlo of handling important Government work and urged him to briti),' the list up to date. Or Kathorlno-Alcl-Ialo. of tho Association of University Women, wtis equally strong in urging the appointment of more woinun to Government. Tinman replied that he would like to appoint more women to Jobs but it was difficult to get the right person for the right job. He mentioned General Marshall as a sample of a cium who exactly fitted the job, and also told how he enjoyed appointing Mrs. Roosevelt as a. United Nations delegate. llll \\rillllllL- IIINIi* S55 to 53500 Kxn.rsiVKi.v ,\T— PIERPONT'S ICrKNIvri'll 'It'Wi'lcrH. Aint'ririin tii'lil SurlrLv I5!> HANK ST.—WATJCBBUJiY STILL AVAILABLE!! A limited number of C'uthollo nix) J'roti-Htunt rttlljrloii* calendar*. J'lrii.se telephone If you d<>slr<> one. BUCKMILLER Funeral Home 22 J'AKK 1'I.ACB Telephone 4334 FITZGERALD FUNERAL HOME 320 NORTH MAIN ST. Telephone 4187 C. H. GREEN FUNERAL HOME 62 Oak Street Telephone 4843 FLOWERS Fur All Oconnloni FlOWKlia TELKGRAFJIKD KVERYWHEItlS MELBOURNE'S FLOWER SHOP ISO BDBBEB AVENUB T«k>ph«ne 6W Truman aluo paid high tribute to former Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, whom he has made a Civil Service Commissioner. "Few people know just how fine a person Miss Perkins is," the President said. "I watched her work very carefully ns Secretary of Labor. .She did a wonderful Job under very trying circumstances." Women Radio Commissioner Mrs. Dickinson, Dr. McHale and Anna Lord Strauss, of the League of Women Voters, all assured Truman that they had given Mlse Perkins' nomination their full backing. 'I watched President Roosevelt work for a long time," Truman continued. "I knew then, but didn't realize fully, just how large a portion of the President's time was taken In finding the right people for the right job. I want you to know that nobody makes my appointments for me. I make 'them on the basis of my own judgmgnt." Mrs, Dickinson strongly urged the appointment of a woman to the existing vacancy On the Federal Communications Commission, but didn't suggest any names. The women's club leader pointed out 'that women make up the overwhelming majority of daytime radio listeners, yet had no representation whatsoever on the FCC. (Some of the women preuent favor Marlon Martin, former Women's Director of the Republican National Committee, for tho FCC vacancy; others are backing former Congrosswomun Chase Going Woodhousc of Connecticut.) Mrs. Dickinson also proposed that a woman bu named Assistant Secretary of State, becauBC of the enormous interosi and great stake that tho women of the country have in keeping the peace. Truman said thu suggestion was interesting. Note—One idea some of the women have discussed but didn't mention to the president, was the appointment of qualified women as Anslstant Secretaries of War and Navy. General Mil nil) ill I on Russia When General Marshall took the oath as Secretary of State the other day, acme of his old friends on the general staff recalled a hitherto untold incident which followed Marshall's sensational press conference in 1941, when he predicted •the Red Army would collapse like im accordion before the N.azls. The incident illustrates that though Mashall can make mistakes, he also profits from them. The day after Marshall's press conference in Russia, Gen. Leslie conference in Russia, Gen. Leslie J. J. McNair, late chief c-f tho Army Ground Forces, walked Into a meeting of the General Staff and st:itod flatly he disagreed with his chief. Marshall, however, stuck to his guns, and cited Russia's inability to produce. "George," replied McNair grimly, "you've made a mistake in Russia. I haven't seen their army, but it's a revolutionary army. You couldn't beat Napoleon when his was a revolutionary force. You couldn't beat Washington's revolutionary army, and you'll never beat Stalin." What McNair said made a deep impression on Marshall. Two years later Marshall was talking with a French General Washington about the collapse or the French army. "We couldn't flght," said tho Frenchman, "Our weapons were out of date," 'That's not the reason," retorted Marshall, "You could have fought even if you had 1905 rifles, but you didn't. France couldn't light because It didn't have the courage to fight. You'll see, when the time of liberation comes, the French underground will be a, revolutionary underground. Then it will light." Cvnvrtil Vntigtmn'M Spleen A newsman telephoned White House Military Aide Gen. Harry j POLAR CONSTRUCTION CREW RETURNS TO WORK A IUILDOZIR PUSHES ITS WAY across the snowy wastes near Little America as It carries a construction crew back to work, following dinner aboard one of the ships in the backcround. The men are building a temporary tamp belore laying airstrips for the planes with the Byrd Expedition. They belong to Sea-Bees, famed for S»lr construction work durLna th« war. Official U. S. Navy Radiophoto. {International Soundphoto) Funerals MrM. Victorkt Touru Funeral services for Mrs. Vic-. toria Poura, 75, widow of Anthonv Poura, who died Sunday night at her home, 190 North Main street,: will be held tomorrow morning at 8-30 o'clock from the Euckmiller Funeral Home, 22 Park place, tu Si, Mary's church, where a solemn high Mass of requiem will be celebrated at 9 o'clock. Burial will be in St. James 1 cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and eveninK from 2 to 10 o'clock. Members of St. Mary's Altar society, will assemble tonight, at the church at 8 o'clock, from j whero they will proceed to the funeral home to pay Una! respects to | the late member. | Mr*. Winifred Kiuly Funeral services for Mrs, Winifred (O'Brien) Kiely, Sy. widow of] Michael Kiely, who died yesterday morning at the home of her son. James, on Jones road, will be held tomorrow morning 'at- 8:15 o'clock from the C. H. Green Funeral Homo. (i2 Oak street, to St, Fran- els' church, where n requiem high Mass will bo celebrated at 9 o'clock. Burial will be in St. James* ccme tery, Friends miiy call at the funeral home this afternoon from 2 to 5 o'clock and after 7 o'clock tonight. .T the other day to chuck on the rumor that DonuM Nelson, former WPB Administi'.ttnr, Leon Henderson, former OPA administrator, -mijTht be placed charge of war assets. Tho doughty general, who once boasted that he sold wrist watches on the Russian black market, and whose position close to Truman i.-: based on their old training days in the Missouri National Guard, commented ivspcctfully on Nelson, saying that .he considered him a man of great ability. Pouncing on the rest of tho query, the Missouri General said: Make a choice between Leon Hcn- dorsan and Mickey Mouse, you c.'in bet your lait dollar that Mickey Mouse would be a dead cinch to get the appointment." Note—During the war, Henderson was entrusted with organizing OPA, and in the opinion of most observers, performed a thankless but essential job of preventing inflation. (Copyright, 19-17, Syndicate, Inc.) by Thu Beli Combined circulation of 8,2 ; O dally and weekly newspapers in the U. S. in 1940 was 62,262,000, the highest total ever reported in a federal -census. SKATING Baummer's Field St. Rink Telephone 3501 THE CHINA INN 11 Hiirrlfion .Art. At l.i'iiven Wntrrbnrv lnK In Chlni-ur unit Stop In After the Theater Oprn Iiully 11 u. in. In 10 n. in. SMlllhi.VM I'J noon In 10 p. m. fluted nil diir Monday* HECKKT.ABIAI, RKPOKTING irvflopiuml In (irrnv MhorthuDil lo 100 \viiui. >'cw Group hrclott Jun. l!7. 1W». KrrnhiiH lit 0 I'. M, THE FERRY SCHOOL ••I>|.H<'1,\1, GHF.OO SCHOOL" Brawl Illdi. W»t*rVv// High Price Pen ... At A LOW PRICE! Bvnutlfii)". . Streamlined! Retractable BALL POINT PEN Silver-llkc **m ^* Aluminum! ^^ • Will Write TWO i YEARS • Won't Leak • Won't Smudge DAVIS&NYE INC; THE STORE OF SERVICE You Cull Wuterbury 4-0133 . We Deliver 150 Grand St., Waterbury j Opp. Post Office j FINE DUAL BILL SHOWING NOW AT SALEM PLAYHOUSE Ella Raines isn't exactly unused to having men chase her about but sh'e's never been so closely pursued ns she was during the filming of "White Tie and Tails." The Universal picture, in which she co-sr,:irs with Dan Duryea and William Bendix, now at the Salem Playhouse. For some party scenes in the production, Miss Raines wore the first evening gown in her film career. That was enough to start any malu in pursuit. But it was a $115,000 diamond necklace; u bracelet and ear-ring set. valued at .{Ifi.OOO and a $25,0f>6 white mink ccat. that brought out Mis.f Pomes' most ardent pursuers, Thev .we're police alllcers, assigned to guard and protect her wherever sho went. Based nn the popular novel by Dorothy Whipple, Universal'? new release. "They Wnre Sistur.3," is now at the Salem Playhouse. This dramatic film tolls of the poignant story of three sisters, their lives, lave.5 and misfortunes. The- large cnst is headed by co-, .stars Phyllis Cilvert and James Mason. Hugh Sinclair, Anne Crawford, Peter Murray Hill, Dulcie Gray, Barrio Uvcsuy and Pamela Keilino have leading roles. Phyllis Calvcrt 1.3 seen us the calm nnd gentle l^ucy, who, rhrnugh her love and devotion for her youngster .sisters, tries to .salvage their unhappy marriages. New Haven Railroad Reports Net Income Of $958,326 New Haven, Jan. 28— (UP)— Deficits incurred by subsidiary roads, hold the net income of the New Haven Railroad system to less than a million dollars in 1946. Actually, it amounted to $958,326. The New Haven Railroad itself had a net income of nearly $9,- OCO.OOO. This was largely wiped away by a deficit of nearly S4.000,- 000 in operations of the Old Colony railroad, and another deficit, of slightly more than $.1.000,000. by the Boston and Providence railroad. KEKB NAJVIEO Washington, Jan. 28—(U P)—A Newport, Rhode Island, man has been named assistant administrator for s-pecial services in the Vet- orans Administration. F. R. Kerr will head facilities for reaction and religion for .patients and employes at V-A hospitals and hornet. Kerr is a graduate of Yale university at New Haven, Connecticut. He was a brig'idlir (rooml in World War JI. GENE KRUPA AND HIS ORCHESTRA AT STATE THIS WEEK Gene Kriipa, that Ace Drummer Man, will bring his "sensational Band with 20 versatile entertainers to the .stafrn of tho State the-! a tor, Hai-tford, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Krupa features a group of outstanding musicians &.} entertainers, including Carolyn Grey, lovely song- stylist, Tommy Barry, romantic baritone, the Jazz Trio, instrumental specialists with Krupa :it the drums, Charlie Ken-1 ncdy on a!to sax, and Buddy Ean-j elli.at the piano. Gene Krupa presents a rcnlly solid swing show and ' beats out rhythms that will "send" tho jitterbugs into deliriums of delight. Added attractions on tho bill are Oanfleld Smith, and his Wooden-Headed friend, "Snod - DRIVER DIKS At CJinnan, Edward E, Bouchard of F«ills Village has died from injuries received in an auto accident In nearby Ashley Falls. Mass. The victim id .said by police to have been driving at an excessive rate of speed when his car hit a telephone pole. grass"; Mack & Desmond, musi cal comedy dancing stars, plus others. For the Big Rhythm Show of ]0'I7, see Gene Ivrupa and hi.*. Sensational Band and Revue. CLOSING OUT! Children's ROCKING CHAIRS JhA.5/o UP JUVENILE FURNITURE BEACON KIDDIE CENTER 73 GRAND STREET Waterbury WE PON'T MAGNIFY YOUR TROUBLES- WE FIND THEM AND FIX THEM/ ' * Our expert service men take care of washing, polishing, oil changing 1 and lubrication jobs in a manner to insure maximum service for every one of your car- operation dollars. Pick up and delivery service. Just telephone us— we'll do the rest. CHUCK'S ?'/W/? 531 NORTH MAIN ST. . TEL. 4955 Navy Schedules New Examination meers A new examination will be held In May for civil engineers seeking appointment as junior gra.de lieutenants in the Navy Civil Engineering- Corps, the Bureau of Yards and Docks has announced. The new examination was scheduled after the Bureau received Indications that many applicants had failed to get adequate notice for the teat to be ffiven fn February. A total of 70 -billets are open. Candidates must be between 30 years old, must be graduates of an accredited engineering: college or university, must have had three years professional experience in engineering, or related active military service, and must be citizens of the United States. Those who will have completed the three years experience service by July 1, 1917, may b2 accepted. The examination, which will ba Unsigned to test general engineering knowledge, will require two days. Applicants can get full details from the Naval Officer Procurement office in. their area. B. F. D. TP. STAY IN FAMILY Chester, 111. (U P>—Hurry Colvis, 73-yoar-old rarrner, boo-ita that the Ford- Gtege rural mail route, first in Illnols, . lias been carried by a member of his family for almost half b. century. Colvin initiated the route. Today, after having been passed on to a KUC- cc.ssion of relatives, it is carried by a nophcw. LAIHKfi' NIGHTGOWN . Sitt -^ |U |2 M It 8PIUNG STKKRT Five Legion Posts In Connecticut Set 1946 Record Bridgeport, Jan. 28— (UP)— The largest American Legion poet in Connecticut is the Harry W. Congdon post, No. 11, in Bridgeport. National headquarters of the Legion reports that the Bridgeport nost has 1,210 merribers- It ranks 275th in the country in sine. A new Connecticut record was set in 1946 when five posts reported memberships of more than :,000. Other posts over the 1,000 mark include Robert O. Fletcher post 4 in Norwich, Oscar H. Cowan post 3 in Stamford, New Haven post 47 in New Haven, and Frank C. Godfrey post 12 in Norwalk, The Dakotas were a part of Missouri territory until 1820, and thereafter were parts successively in the territories of Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota, WANT BETTER SCHOOLS? Listen 5:30 P. M. 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