Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on January 28, 1947 · Page 3
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 3

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Tuesday, January 28, 1947
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I Labor Report Shows Women Rubber Workers In Demand Women accounted of the job for almost openings OP. I order during December, according to the combined December ami January labor market letter of the •f.titc d'0p:irtm-enf of labor 1 , with jbout a third of the orders being for unskilled process workers In a rubber footwear plant. , The lefler includes material of the Waterbury labor market comprised of the 12 towns of Beacon Falls. Bethlehem, Cheshire, Middlebury, Nfliifrnttick, Prospect, Southbury. Thojnaston, Wntcrbury, Wn- jcrtown, Wolcott and Wooclbury. The letter U as follows: \i>. of Workers Still Inc renting , Manufacturing employment P n | the Watorbury labor market a fear continued to from ml'l-Novcm- i ' tho nonfcrrous metals industry and almost all of the remainder in the rubber industry. Female employment showed a more than proportionate rise, accounting for over two-fifths ot the total increase. Reports from a limited number of arms in December indicate tuat expansion demand is twenty to twenty-five per cent below the level of November, when employers required 2,850 additional workers, including 1,750 females, within four months. About half of the demand is by the nnnferrous metals indus- ery and a large part of the remain- Women's Activities-Personal and Social r, by the rubber industry. .lob Orders Continue to Drop The downward trend in job opon- ber '.o mid-December but there' are J irws on order with the local office, indications that it will boffin to ' ' ' ' " ' level off within the coming 1 period, ^ __ Expansion demand Is considerably I comber as orders declined^ from Birthday Party Held Recently Mr. and Mrs. Gabriel Andrade, 38 Cllft street, recently entertained at a birthday party in honor of their daughter, Judith, who was celebrating her eighth birth anniversary. iGames were played, prizes awarded and refreshments served. The which has been operating since September, continue during- De- below the level of previous months and is primarily concentrated in a few large firms which have not been able to recruit sufllclent numbers of high skilled workers and unskilled laborers. Opportunities for other groups of workers are becoming increasingly limited, and ninny llrms are planning to utilize only -i few or no additional em- ployes. Factory employment- Increased by abo'.'t J.6 per cent during the month ending December 15, accord- in},- to reports received from 10 of the Ini-jrest manufacturing llrms in the nr«i. M:ijor gains occurred in r VISIT OUB 2VEW GIFT SHOP For Wedding Annlvcrsiiry and Shower Gift* . . . Sllvur, China, I 4 !ii»ps, Viisea, Etc. $1 to $50 William Schpero JKWKLER 180 Church Street Naugtituck OUR JANUARY CLEARANCE ODDS & ENDS SALE ENDS SATURDAY! ) I.aoc Front and L:iue Hack ','. Cnrsrt.s • Two-V»'uy Strvtulii-M ) Lang IJr;iMs|rrcs • Short Sutin iind Ilrimclclnll! llras-iicn-s—|)<>|>iil:ir iniiUcH , I'antlc <;irdlri KEDUCTIONS on November 30 to 783 on December 31. The decrease was con- lined to order.s for males and for workers jf cither sex; demand for females showed a slight rise. Women accounted for almost two-fifths of the openings .on December 31, somewhat above the proportion of tho previous month. About a third of the orders for females call for service workers) (clay workers and domestics) and another third for unskilled process workers in a rubber plant. Most of the remaining obs for women arc' for clerical and sales help and semi-skilled machine operations. The largest number of orders for males are for unskilled laborers in brass rolling mills. A substantial number of opportunities exist for skilled :ncn, primarily as metal workers in the brass rolling industry but also as miiinr.cnance workers and dlo makers. There arc some openings for- salesmen, porter*, and screw machine operators. Almost half of the 783 job openings on order on December 31 ware lor unskilled workers (375). The i-nmaining orders wore divided by occtipat'ional groups as follows; Service, 131; skilled, 11«; clerical and smiles. S3; .semi-skilled, 55! prn- young guest of honor received many gilts. Among those attending- were: Jayne Quint, Mary Monahan, Norine Nai, Catherine Duffy, Elaine Murphy, Elaine Maiato, Bcttina Grant Barbara, Oliver, Antoinette Pavao, Dolores Puvao, William Fernandas, Clayton Fernandas; Linda Andrade. Mr. and Mrs. William Fernandas, Sr., Mrs. Jack Davey, Mrs. William Fernandes, Jr., Mr, and Mrs. Manuel Fernandes, Mrs. James Monahan, John Quint, Robert Rc- bcllo, Andrian Maiato, the guest of honor and parents. Millville Avenue Couple In Florida Mr. and Mrs, Joseph Carlson of Millville avenue, are • In Florida, where they are expected to spend a two months' vacation. New York Man Recent Visitor William Baummer of Baylon, Long Island, N. Y., recently visited here with his brother-in-law and sister, Mr, and Mrs. Peter Quinn, 275 Rubber avenue. CORSET SHOPPE } SO W. MAIN' ST., WATKRBURY ; 5 Op|i. Cri-i-n 9 I'hutiu -1-IUW7 *****++*+** t'c-ssional and managerial, 13; and fiSrlcultural, 10. Fower Active KcRlstnitlons After n seasonal rise in November, registrations for work with tho Waterbury office of the Connecticut State Employment Service declined during- December from 3.'i>-. to 2,111. The number of applicants in all catcjrcn-ies except skilled docro.'Lsed, Almost one-third of the fopristi-ntlons at tho end of the month were of women, nnd 30 wore of veteran.'! of World W.ii- II. Unskilled workers accounted for ovo:- two-fifths (027) of the 2,111 rr»Kistrnnl.!s on December 31. The remainder were distributed by occupational groups a.s follows: Soroi- ij;illcci, 359; clerical and sales, 293; skilled. n5: service, 19-1; professional and man:i;re:-in.l, US; iifrripiilturnt, 5. The file included 406 handicapped persons, 107 ot them veterans- ToUU Claims Show Decline About 1,100 pel-sons filed -for benefit olainn, both civilian and O.I', in the area during the wcnk en dins: January 4, a decline of l"iO from i.liu mid-November level. During the last half of November and tho month of December, Unemployment Compensation claims declined from 903 to 573 while Servicemen's Readjustment Allowance claims increased from 353 to D13. Veterans Aclivitios An estimated 125 dischargees returned to the area from mid-November to mid-December, as compared with 100 during the preceding- month. World War II veterans accounted for about half of the Surgical Patient At St. Mary's Mrs. Eric Carlcon, 218 May street, is a surgical patient at St. Mary'e hospital, Waterbury, and is reported ns resting comfortably following surgery yesterday. Guild Completes Bakery Sale Plans Final plans far the bakery sale, to he held Friday from 11 n.. ni. to 8 p, m., were discussed last night at a meeting of St. Michael's Guild. Anatia-cir.cnts for the Junior Club Installation Conducted Her0 Installation of officers of .the newly formed -Junior ..Woman's club was conducted last night in the American Legion -Memorial Home, by Misa Ivy Needharh of Waterbury, chairman of .the state Junior Women's clubs, , . Officers Installed are: Miss Helen Mai, president; Miss Phyllis Morris, vice-president; Miss Jane Garrick, secretary;'Miss Eleanor Book, treasurer; TTlsa Arietta Durr, registrar. Committee chairmen appointed by the president are: Mrs. Judson Rogers, program; Mrs. Edmund Lowe, ways and means; Misa Eleanor Ocmcke, membership; Miss Surah Emery, social; Miss Eileen. Callahan, education; Mrs. Francis Foctsch, house; Miss Evelyn'Gunn, Miss Jane O'Donnell and Misa Gertrude Oemckc, auditors; Mrs. Warren Doolittle, publicity. Visitors weBc present from the Waterbury Junior club. The. past president delegation included Mrs.- Clifford A. Teeple, Mrs. W. Glenn. Kirby,, Mrs, Donald McCollum, Mrs. Frederick Zonlno, Mrs. William J. Noble, Mrs. Robert Anderson, and Mrs. George W. Carroll, current president. Members of the executive committee served refreshments. Among the Junuior club members in attendance were: Mrs, Foetsch, Mrs. Florence Cassidy, Miss Elizabeth Brennan, Mrs. Martha Heavens, Miss Mary Halasik, Mrs. Doolittle, Miss Emery, Miss O'Donnell, Miss Caroline Bentzen, Miss Ernestine Benson, Miss Louise Oemcko, Miss Doris Monaghan, Miss Maureen Daly, |Jiss Eleanor Oemcke, Miss Phyllis Reed. \ Rebekah Hedds To Be Installed Installation of officers of Colum- ,bhan Rebekah lodge, No.^35, will be held tomorrow evening at a regular meeting to be conducted in Odd Feliows hall.,at 8 o'clock. Mrs. Ada Williams, district deputy president of District No. 8, and her staff, will conduct the ceremonies. Mrs. Eleanor Monroe wil) be installed as noble grand succeeding Mrs. Marie Aahford, and Mrs. Geraldine Trayer will' be .vice- grand! 'Refreshments jvill be served and a social hour held, with Mi's..Emma V<agt in charga.' What's Doing —-, , •' .'..'.,;. .. •'..' .. ,»"i ' InNaugatuck Miscellaneous Shower Guest Miss Helen Ryan iof Waterburj •who will toe married Feb. IS, \ honored recently at a -miscellane ous shower given .by her cousin Miss Rita Burns, 64 Pleasant ave jiue. Among- those attending -were Mrs, James Moore, Mrs. Howard Hubbell, Mrs. George Carroll, Mrs John Deegun, Mrs. Aldo Plstarolli Mrs. Arthur Rubtoy, Mrs. Hugh Burns, Mrs, Fred Seidel, Mrs. Joseph Muksky, Mrs. John Hickey. Mrs. Henry Eehlman, Mrs. Cyril Tuohy, Mrs. Neal Tuohy, Misa Nora Lundy, Miss Katherinc Lundy, Jean Pistarelli, Patricia Eeeffan, Jean Knowlton, all ot Naugatuck. Mrs. Georjre Dutcher, Mrs, Harold Ryan, Eleanor Brcnnan, Rosemary Dowlinff, Margaret Mary Grines all of Waterbury Miss Mary Maffeo of Ansonia the ffuest of honor and hostess. candlelight service to be hekl Sunday evening nteo wore completed, Following Mrs. Alvin tho business meeting Woostcr and Mrs. Charles Price conductotl ,1 demonstration on clothes closets and accessories. A social period was held and refreshments served. Wins Divorce Mrs. Margaret Kane, Mrs, Elaine Peterson, Miss Gunn, Miss Morris, Miss Garrick, Miss Ellen Madden, Miss Durr, Miss Barbara O'Keefc, Miss Eloise A. Cook, .Miss Miriam North, Miss Margaret Scanlon, Mrs. J. M. Rogers, Miss "Cecilia Kent, Miss Jean Woemcr, Ann M. Dowling. Mrs. John Lai-kin, Mrs. Thomas Dowling, Miss Dorothy Caskcy, Miss Doi-inc Dun-, Miss E. Mildred Curtin, Miss Mildred Swanson, Miss Ethel Phillips, Miss Jacqueline L, Else, Miss Maj-joric Bowers, Mrs. Lawrence Sarni, Miss Margaret Achesion, Miss. Book, Miss Mai, Miss Phyllis Behlman. Miss Normageno Douty, Miss Nancy Baylis, Miss Patricia Smith, Mrs. Barbara Grlnbcrg, Mrs. Ruth Kirk, Miss Wilma Kaap, Sirs. Marjoric Nics, Mrs. Marion Kirk, Mrs. Bctly Barlow, Mrs. Jean Stokes, Miss Mnrion Traficanti, Miss Florence Bosworth, Mrs. Jane Pronovost, Mrs. Louise Carrington, Miss Margarnt Curtin, Miss Alice Mag- niison, Miss Mildred Reilly and Miss Marian Reilly. Young Boy Is Hospitalized LoJKh Harden, 7, son of Mi-, and Mrs. William Harden, New Haven road, is a medical patient at St. Mary's hospital, Waterbury. PNG Club To Meet Friday L calendar ot events foi today, tomorrow and every Tonight Y's Men's Club monthly meeting-. Industrial council, meeting. Annual meeting St. Michael's Episcopal church. • Naugatuck Teachers League, meeting. ' , .Tan. 29 St. Francis musical revue rehearsal/ Council of Catholic Women meeting. Hi-Y and Tri-Hi-Y Clubs meet for special planning. Basketball, Industrial League games at Y. M.- C. A. Columbian Rebekah lodge, installation of' officers. St. Michael's Men's club, smoker. Desert-bridge, American Legion auxiliary. Jan. 30 Gra-Y Club meeting. All American Veterans meetinpr- St. Francis Men's Club meeting. Jan. 31 Pond Hill Community club card party. Rakei-y sale, St. Michael's Guild. Registrars of Voters sit. March of Dimes Benefit Basketball, . Marry Morticians against Post office and Purple Knights ,. .against United States Rlbber.i Dancing: after the games to the music of Zcmbruski's orchestra, at the Y. M. C. A, Naugatuck aerie of Eagles, "Past Presidents Night." High School junior class dance. NAtGATCCK NEWS (C,ONK.)..TiyESDAV,, JAV.-tt, JMlr-JVMeK f aleniines fnfant Dies In Waterbury Monday' Lawrence Johr. Prokop, two-day- old son of Mr. and Mrs, Edward B, Prokop of Oxford, died yesterday morninff at the Waterbury hospital. Besides his parents, he is survived y twin brother and sister, Edward ind Patricia; paternal grandpar- nts, Mr. and Mrs. William.Prokop f Oxford; maternal grandmother, Mrs- Caroline Kud/.ma, New Haven oad. Private funeral services were old yesterday at the Fitzgerald Fu- eral Home, 320 North Main street, The Pas't Noble Grands club of i with burial in St. James'cemetery. Columbian Re-bckah lodge, No. 35.! I.O.O.F., will meet Friday night at the home of Mrs. Tonia Anderson, 10 Walnut street. Mrs. Rose See- par, president, succeeding Mrs. Lillian Johnson, will conduct the session. Mrs. M<i2-ie Afford, junior pqst noble grand, will be admitted to membership. DANCER Ann Miller told Judge Cnryl M. Sheldon in Los Angeles Superior Court that her husband, Reese L. Milncr, ruined her health by making her go out on late par- tics. Ann won the divorce and a private settlement. (International} Mrs. Wolff Named Society Officer Mrs. Harold G. Wolff of street wus elected third vicc-presi dent of St. Mary's hospital Aid society -at the a.n-nual meeting held yesterday afternoon in the Nurses' home on South Elm street, Watcr- bury. The ]047 membership drive, launched at the meeting, will close at the annual St. Patrick's Day card party and tea lo be held Saturday, March 15, at the Nurses' homo. Svenson-Johnson Engagement Mr. and Mrs. E. Arthur Johnson of Terryviile, announce the en- 'iig-ement, of their daughter. Ar- Icne, to Evert Svonson, son of John B. Svcnson, 116 Walnut *sU>ect. ~^o date has been sot for th« wedding. Instruct Club On Contract Bridge ' A meeting of the Naugatuck Woman's club Juniorettes was held evening: at the American Legion Home. Following" a brief business session a social hour was conducted, with Mrs. Walter I. Brtkcr instructing: club members on the fundamentals pf contract bridge. Members of the genera! club assisting Mrs. Baker were: Mrs., Jam-es Kissane, Mrs. Irving- Cutting, Mrs. Martin Lynn, Mrs. Eve rot t .Rogers, and Mrs. Armstrong Durr. FATAL ACCIDENT A 7'1-year-okl Burlington man lias been killed by an autorrio-bile. The victim was John Oickasaik. PoSico tiiy the driver of the auto •\va.f 25-year-old Donald. A. Hinman of Collinsvillc. Hinman claims that Olekusaik' lurched against his car. Hinman was not arrested First legislation barring communists from tho ballot was adopted by Indiana in 1933. Don't Miss Our Display of / RUSTCRAFT and HALLMARK VALENTINES They're Different, and Better, Too CLEVER — HUMOUROUS — SENTIMENTAL The kind you like to send — and receive . Special Valentines FOR SWEETHEARTS — HUSBAND — WIFE — RELATIVES AND CHILDREN. CHILDREN'S SPECIAL Bags of Assorted Valentines 21 FOB 29c 37 FOR 59c 51 FOB 79c CONTAINS lc-3c-5c VALENTINES With Envelopes for Elicit One SAVES TIME — THE EASY WAY — The Card and Gift Shop — SWEENEY'S —- STORE 213 CHURCH STREET . NAUGATUCK Venetian Blinds In. Slock. 1 Du.» hrrvlrc LEBON'S. S7A No. Mnln St. Trl. S-7J.-21 M. Barry Keegan CLAMOUR' PORTRAITS 108 Bank St. Walerlmry Jones Morgan Bhlff. Tel. 4-5384 Mystified, Mister Miller? Mr. Miller was a little mystified. The girl behind the desk in the telephone office asked him for his telephone number — then started calling him by name. Later, he remembered that sho had glanced at something in her desk, probably a list of names end numbers. Mr. Miller — like most people — appreciated the courtesy of being called by name/ and even took the trouble to write us about it. We were glad to have Mr, Miller's letter. We know from experience rhcf business can be conducted more efficiently in an atmosphere of friendliness. Little courtesies like this build customer-company cooperation and help us provide you the best possible service — at the lowest possible cost. THE SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND TELEPHONE COMPANY i'ns in total employment during the period and comprised 17 per cer.t of all workers in these establishments on December 15. Construction Limited December weather conditions slowed down operations in the construction industry to a considerable extent, but the only group of workers affected by extended layoffs were painters. All construction workers, engaged on outside jobs, however, arc on short time. There are not enough electricians available to meet Iho demand at the pi'csent time, and it is expected that the shortage will become critical in a few months. Except tor a few single -housing- units, no new building- project was started dur- 'the period. Highways in North and South America total 3,970.421 miles. Europe has 3,f.'01,755 miles and Asia has ]. 185,47.1 miles. LIFE INSURANCE E AS/PAYNE NTS! 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