Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on January 31, 1947 · Page 2
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 2

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Friday, January 31, 1947
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TAOF, 2—NAUGATUCK NEWS (CONN.). FRIDAY. JAN. SI, 1M7 DREW PEARSON r^. ON c The WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Drew Pearson Says: Truman Doesn't Agree That Housing Program Has Broken Down; Stresses His "Two Big Jobs"; Long-Distance Distribution Of TVA Power Will Be Congressional Hot Potato XViisliiiii^lon—President. Tninuin still doesn't .seem to rejli/.t.' tluit the ronl .heart was taken out of the veterans housing program when he pushed Wilson "Wyatt to the sidelines, in, fact he became quite provoked ut American Veterans Committee chairman Charles Bolte last week when the question of housing came up. Truman had asked the AVO leader what veterans are currently talking aliout and got the answer that the veterans were disillusioned, particularly about tho housing program, with 4,000,000 veterans Jiving doubled up bc- cnuse of the housing shortage. 'Bolte added they arc pretty disilliisioned about the entire breakdown. Angrily, Truman interrupted. '[•[ hasn't broken down." he said. "Tt'M not fuir to say. that it has. We have to carry It out In n free market. I did everything I could to keep pi'icfiH down. It wasn't I who rained the prices. It was the Congress." Later in the discussion Truman gave his cisitor.t a clue that hu might not want to remnin in the White House after 10-18. "[ have only two big jobs." he said. "Tho first is to keep the world peaceful, the second is to get the productive machinery of this country running smoothly." Will TVA Light HriHiklynV Senator Warren Magrutson of Washington nuidi; a st.-u'tlin« prediction to PresUIrnt Truman during an nfl'-tho-i-i-cord Whito [louse (•onl'errnrr- last week whr-n he indicated that e.loctrir [lower from the Tonnfssoe Valley might bo used in Washington, Philadelphia or Now York. Mugnuson, who urges more Government power projects, especially in tho Northwest, told Trtfman that I'loetric energy from those projects sonn could be distributed all river tho country. "The ability to transmit hydroelectric power scientifically nnd chc-Jiply at great distant-OS is fast hecomin',' R reality," «n:d the Washington Senator. "H's a question of .progress that has to bo met and wo j-.hould ln>giii laylni; tin.-groundwork nnw fur our hat ties in Con- gross." he added. nuson explained, was tho cost factor. At prsaent, the construction of booster statons to transmit power from a project like TVA is expensive and makes the cost of long-range transmission prohibitive. "However, we arc in a position where we can lick this problem •through KCientfiic Improments in tho booster system," Magnuson continued. "It won't be very long until we are able to distribute power. over grca't distances at relatively cheap rates to consumers. "In other words, -hydroelectric dont. "Eventually 4t will moan cheap power for consumers every where, not 'just In certain sections and I'am sure a great many .members of Congress will svipport such a program, Truman promloed to back 'Magmison's light Cor appropriations but it remains to bo seen it' ho is still oC that opinion when this hot pototo is dropped on Congress amid screams of "socialism" by Eastern Republicans. Puppy O'Daniel Snyn No It may never happen again but almost complete unity was iichlevcd by Senate Democrats when the Senate voted on the creation of TO apodal War Investigating ommittce. Of tho 42 Democrats on hand -11 voted against the special committee. Texas' "pass the biscuits" Pappy O'Daniel was the lone maverick. No ono has yet figured out any reason Cor O'Danicl's perversity other than pure cussedness. Severn! oC his colleagues knew in advance he would belt and Senators Byrcl of Virginia, Russell of Georgia, Maybank oC South Carolina, did bhelr best to dissuade him. Failing-, they asked him to accept a pair with Senator Overton of Louisiana who had been called home by family illness. Pappy, however, refused. What's t? mi' 1 .'." •• In Nau A calendar ot events foi today, tomorrow and every day Tonight „ Fourth Decree Knlghte of Columbus " meeting. Ladies' auxiliaries, Marine Corps League meeting. Past Noble Grand Club meeting. Basketball, U. S. Rubber against Purple Knights at Y. M. C. A. Pond Hill Community club card party. 'Bakery sale, St. Michael's Guild. Registrars- of -Voters sit. March of Dimes Benefit, Basketball, Merry Morticians against Post ofMse and Purple Knights against United States Rubber Co. Dancing after the games to tho music of Zembruski's 1 orchestra, at the Y. M. C. A. Niiugatuck . aerie of Eagles, "Past Presidents Night," High School junior class dance. Feb. 1 Polish Falcons and Uluns So- During the vote Republican Sen-1 C i ol y"m 0 otins~. ator Clyde Reed of Kansas tooic , Naugntuck Y. M- C. A. Junior the floor to'announce that he has '• Leaders' Corps meeting. Hearings Today fin Veterans Housing Bills a g-ene-ral pairing will-. Sena:ui' Wagner of;'New York and that he felt bound to honor it, but O'Damcl was not willing to reconsider anci accept a pair with Overton. After Pappy h<a.d voted ,and while •he still had time to change, Senators Hatch of New Mexico, Eastland of Mississippi and Elle-ndcr of Louisiana remonstrated wl-th him. Behind D'Daniel stood minority secretary Los Bifflc jabbing him in the back. A smilo frozen on his face, the Texan kept saying no. Capital Chaff Henry Wallace will visi't Prance and England in April. He wl'J nor got to Moscow. .Moii-on picture star Jack Carson, who pays taxes in the big ' brackets, has tele- powcr is fast growing rtit of ils I gra-phcd President Truman urging Teh. 2 Gold Star post, Catholic War Vet- ci'iins meeting. Feb. 3 Naugjtuck Woman's club meeting. Naugatuck Men's Chorus rehearsal. Industrial pool tournament, Feb. 4 Board of warden and burgesses meeting. Elks Past Exalted Rulers night. News March of Dimes "Auction ut the Salem- Playhouse. Fob. 5 Pond Hill Community Club ways and means committee meeting. re i.-on for -ctional p-inus and we've got to begin thinking of legislating- some national trousers for it." "You don't have to sell me on that," replied Truman. "I . am aware that this question of power distribution Is one of the most vital problems we have goi tu face. Il would only be false economy for us to over-I.iok the potentialities of our hydroelectric resources. "We have only begun to harness thorn for tho f?oo;l of the whole country," the President added. Bc'th mcr. agreed it was a Federal job ;that the construction of additional d:ims and booster networks was too big and costly for private industry. However, they al- sj agreed that power trust opposition in Congress woulil make tho eios like tho Associated Press from the anti-trust laws, while Senator Reed of Kansas would exempt the railroads. Ready to fight for small that Congress cut taxes for the little fellow, not the big guy....In February the Kaiser-Frazer Auto business and a strong antitrust Company will show its first profit' program arc Republican Suliators .since il started' making cars. . . . i Ailccn of Vc-rinont, XC'be-y of New Hampshire, Flanders of Vermont, Langer of Norlh Dakota and Morse of Oregon; also Dem.ocratic Senators Murray of Montana, Kiljjorp power 'lirtti-ilmtirm by section.? such an the Tennessee Valley, Ma«- Ihc limiting ot'i tumultuous battle over the TVA | look like a circus sideshow. "Well, I am convinced that WL- can triple or quadruple the distance of power transmission from 'those public hydro'olc'ctrJc pro- Ji'sts n.i no greater co^t to Government," Magnu.son told the Prcsl- Thc American Embassy in Madrid reports that General Franco ordered a national 'holiday to honor the arrival of the new Argentine Ambassador. Franco was elated because o fthis proof that the Argentine Government will not comply with the United Nations to with, draw their Ambassadors from Madrid, Pcron's answer was to send a new Ambassador to Franco. In other words, from Colonel Pcron to tho United Nations, one kick in tho Uelh C. O. D. -Most important Congressional battle of tho next two years will be between those who want tihc big companies to get bigger and those who favor old-fashioned American competition since the Federal courts have been upholding the anti-mist laws, Congressman Nonh Mason of Ilinois has introduced a bill to exempt newsgathoring agen- of West Virginia. Pepper of Florida and Taylor of Idaho, MISN'S and WOMEN'S SHOE SKATES (Including White Shoe Skates for Women) Boys' Hockey Skates ECONOMY AUTO SUPPLY STORE SO SOUTH MAIN ST. Naiieatuck, Conn. TEL. 6162 KIH,-,IL..<.|M.M,| mill MVilililu: KIMiS $55 to S3500 K.xci.rsivKi.r AT— PIERPONT'S I;i-!.'l»ti'r<'il .Jcwi-h-i".. AmrrlriiM (Icm SIM-Ivl V r>!> HANK ST.—W.VI'KUBUKY STILL AVAILABLE! ! A Ilinllf-d niimlXT of Ciitliollo iirid rrcitrHtiint religions culi.-n- rliir.s. rii-iisn trlrplioriu If you divslri' one, BUCKMILLER Funeral Home SS I'AIJK I'LACK FITZGERALD FUNERAL HOME 320 NORTH MAIN ST. Telephone 4187 C. H. GREEN FUNERAL HOME 62 OaU Street Telephone 4843 FLOWERS I'ur All Occiinloni TKI.KCRAIMIED .UVKBYWIIEKX: MELBOURNE'S TLOWER SHOP ISO H17T»BKR AVKNUR Telephone 03*> Arriving now , . . lovuly put- I ems nnd colors you h/tvu been wniLin^ for. Floor coverings that aru rou! beauty treatments for your home. Co mo early for best selen- Lion. STAIR CARPETING Resilient w o o 1 pile Ir. patterns that cover your stairs and hallways in bcfu'ty and hold up woll under busy 1'ect. 27-in., Yard 34.10 lip BUDGET TERMS CARLSON FURNITURE C O., I N C. of NAUGATUCK Wayside Store Open Thursday, .Friday & Sat. Eves. Until 9 P. M. Gas Ranges Electric Ranges Estate-Heatrola Glenwood Oil and Gas Ranges IMMEDIATE DELIVERY -Public hearings will be held on proposed acts in regard to rentnl Housing- for vetcran a by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs or the General Assembly at 1:30 today in the Hal'l of the House at the State Capitol in Hartford. One act, with the stated purpose of encouraging private enterprise to construct permanent housing for rurilal .solely to veterans for a period of five . years a't a rental wihich veterans c:m afford to -pay, calls for the slate to pay all rca! estate taxes assessed the veterans -housing project by any municipality for a period of live years from the time the project is approved by the Connecticut Veterans Rcemployment and Advisory Commission. The owners of such housing accommodations most have the approval of the commission. The act calls tor the- state to provide the sum of $100,000 to carry out its provisions. Subsidy The second act, with the stated purpose of providing rental housing for the families of veterans of World War II at rentals which tho average veteran can afford to pay by means of state subsidy, . calls for a subsidy "which shall bo a cash construction subsidy which shall not exceed three-sevenths of the total .investment in the voter- Scientist Makes ±1, Bug Hunting Pay Rennssclner, Intl. CUP) — Photographic equipment is expensive, but the Kcv. John Bacchic, professor of _ biology at St. Joseph's College, pays for his hobby with While searching for photographic subjects the priest- sci'-Mitist keeps one eye oi't for biological specimens to sell to biological supply houses- If he collects 200 chicken lice and 300 sow bugs it means he'll get some morn film and flnsh bulbs almost $10 worth. European star- lir.fjs — sturnus vulgaris — don't bring I quite :3O much at $10 a hundred. Post ; Auxiliary To Meet Sunday A joint meeting o£ Monlanarl- Rado Post and Auxiliary, Italian-American War Veterans, will he held Sunday morning 1 , February 2, ;U 10:30 ,1. m. at Chrialoforo Colombo H.ill, Plans will be discussed for ;i bazaar and for a Valentino dance. The ;iost is contemplating the engagement of a centra) hall for purposes. Four slates, Now York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and South Carolina, convene their legislatures for annual sessio™. PROM WAR TO PEACE Melvin M. Johnson J r rif) c and ]'| chine gun earned him the of Ibe Allied milkar World War II. The slock Run can be used anywh'» l ', C " the house from cellar * Cin Johnson nays, brc.iUHe its pellets travel alowly „ make it completely safe. ° FROZEN DOUGH AND ft CRUST AVAILABLE DAILY CITY BAKERY II. 1>. STOl'PANI, Street ans' housing project." Under thn act an Investor planning to establish .1 veterans' housing project would apply to the SLnte Housing Authority for n state subsidy in conformity with the .act. During- the limited rent period of not leas than five years as caKcd for by the act the monthly rental per dwelling shall not exceed $-iO per month plus such reasonable and proper charges for heat, electric current, gas and re frige ration as may be furnished, unless a higher rent shall be approved by the housing authority because existing construction caste • ,-^t the time of building, in the opinion of the authority, justifies the rent. The sum of 525,000.000 is provided .for in the bill to carry out the provisions of the. act. .- . £ bale* "Waterbury's Leading Stationer" * 190 Grand Street Waterbury Will Bring: You Quarter By Quarter Scores and Resume of the LEAVENWORTH vs. NAUGATUCK Basketball Game TOMORROW NIGHT 9 P. M. and Intervals Thereafter 1320 ON T YOUR DIAL W. A. T. 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