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PACK 3—NAUOATUCK NEWS (CONN.). WEDNESDAY. FEB. 8. 1MT DREW PEARSON -^ ON > °the WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Drew Pearson Says: General Marshall Moves Fast; Republicans Ponder How To Cut 1,000,000 Government Workers; They Can't Find The Answer Wiisliiiiirton—Tlio.se who him* watched General Marshall close-up think Jie .has made an excellent, i'ust- nuiviiii,' start as secretary ol' state. However, they still have their ringers crossed. Too many "new brooms" have i-ome into the State Department before. They rarely sweep out the corners, seldom get the dust out from under diplomatic ruga. In Jus brief tenure, however, Marshall hils: .. sent him trotting on his way. Mai- 1.) Named able, sometimes iih(v , 1 WM cqufllly decisive on the timid Undersecretary o-t State Chincso cr | s j s< landed a haymaker T>c<i,n Achcson as chfrf of staff on oh | ang Ral-ahck's cMn by an- with complete authority to cleanse -, ollnclns th& roca]l o f U. B. troop-, the department, which, In effect, have been 2.) Hacked up SpruiHo B radon s the Kuominl . 3n g fight the Composition that Argentina must purge tho Nnssls. Simultaneously, Alar- ghall avoided an un:f>lciisant .situation with windy Ambassador George McsTscr.imlMi. 3.) Pledged ttln /II'm belief that the State Department Is a civilian agency and should be run by cl- vllinns!, not br.iss.hnts. To this end. Marshall has told ,'ntlmates he will bring no generals O£ regular army men into the State Department. •I.) Moved 10 solve . one thorny United Nations headache — the 1 atom bomh, Wllh-out appearing to do .so. he'.n cased tension on the red-hot atomic-energy issue, so long debated in New York. Socretary Marshall's krcnthtaU- ini; pate h-ns .set the usuutly staid Wellington diplomatic corps afire. 'nif.lomats who rarely utir from their 1 ri/!:Ci',i Kan now be neca •whispering at cocktail parties, bouncing around 'hotel luncheon tables comparing notes on the significance of Miii'^hull'-s every move. The diplomatic cables have been cluttered with memoranda from WiishiriKton rmhassles <inaly/,ins the new secretary of «tate. Mfirsh' - ill upset mcmburd of the BHtiwh colony by holding hla first k'UK't-hy diplomatic talk with Soviet Ambassador Novlkov, not Britain's L.ord JnviM'ohapcl. t>:itnr, -Marshull mrt t'he new Po- llf.h am'iaj.-'uclor. The Interview lasted suven minutes. Alai'shall said h^ilo. made it bluntly clear th'fit the United States regarclH the ln.ti.xt Polish elections as a Joke, l-;n>:iii:i'iiii>Mt mill Wrilillnc HIM.S $55 to $3500 KXCI.l'SIVKI.Y AT— PIERPONT'S Ki^cl.tliTt'tl .Jru-i'ltTH, AliiiTlctil) fii'in Suclrl.v 150 H.\>K ST.—WATKRUUliY Cabled Stalin Marshall has served notice that he'll deal with only a maximum of oiKht top State De-partmcnt .officials daily. T.hl3 may or may not bo a frood thing, since it's danger* oua for a secretary of state to get too Isolated. He wants all memos written on n single page, will countenance no undercutting by subordinates. When a stuffed shirt who played hard and fast with Ed Stcttinlus' Innocence or Jimmy Byrnes' good nature now will find Mrnsell' re'duced to tho rear echelon. Miirshill wants tn conserve his sticngth for the one big battle ahead—working out a permanent peace with Russia. Marshall knows the Russians, has dealt with them before, Now he's determined tn make one Hnal effort to reach agreement on all issue-*] from Germany to the Dardanelles. If the Russians jne&t 'him halfway, there will be peace. If th'ey don't, the woi'lcl will know plainly who is to bhime, irarjhnll already fha.i cabled Stalin for a full-dress talk In Moscow next March. Note—One Marshall error was to lot able, hard-hitting Joe Panuoh resign as deputy assistant secretary of state- for administration. Paiuich knows government inside- out, <-.lid a bang-up job of admin- UiU-atlon despite little cooperiUion from til-; career clique. Now that •he has luft. Marshiull has already reverued one Byrnes decision which is a, victory foi- Panuch, H soon will move the State Department to more 'efllcicnt quarters several .blocks from the department's present location next to the White House. This was a Panuch proposal. How to I'.riinn 1,000,001) Pooplu T'hough G.O.P. Congrcsswia-n John Tabor of New York and Harold Knutson of Minnesota boasted that governnunt porionnol could bo reduced''by- 1,000,000. employes, neither congroEsman was able to answer the $64 question'• a* io wihcrc'' the pai-sonnel .cuts!-could' be made. The- question was lengthily debated at the closed meeting of the joint budget .vwmrilttec, but no-body could answer It, Taber -h-arped at -length on public relations employes throughout •t'he poVfirnmd>nlt—''propagandists," ho c-allcd them—wtho should bn purged at once from the payroll. But, outside of that, -he and Knutson had-tittle to offer the committee. At one point, DomocratT? Congressman John Dingcll of Michigan broke in on the Now York Republican: • •"All right. I'm wllllag-to be educated," 'he said, "I don't want any noncssential employ*) sponging on the taxpayers. But suppose you tell us whore all of them arc." Most of them arc in the Wur Department," replied Taber. "How about all those civilian employes with our occupation lorcee overseas? There are about 300,000, I understand." ' Taber held- that the 300,000, mostly war veterans, should be discharged and replaced by citizens of occupied countries, who could be recruited without pay. "Why not put some of the poo- pic in occupied countries to work BO they can earn their keep?" Taber demanded. Put NnzJs to Work "Do I understand the gentleman clear.ly?" inquired Dlngell acidly. 'Does he want the United States Army to employ aliens?" Committee colleagues roarod while the New Yorker groped for a reply. Dingell 'went on to explain that most of the civilian overseas jobs, including military government work, had ; to be filled by "tried and true" Americans for accurlty reasons. , "Well, I suppose we have to have our own- people in some of tlicse jobs," grumbled Taber, "but I still think we ought to get some work out of these citizens in tho occupied areas. We are keeping a lot of them for nothing." Representative Alert Gore of Tenncsaee and other Democrats also objected to the Taber-Knutson "meat-ax" approach to personnel trimming. "The Army, Navy and Veterans Administration will make reductions as swiftly as possible without coercion," one of them declared. "We can't do the job now with a meat-ax without crippling the government and at a risk 'to security in some cases." Budget Director James Webb expressed the same view. He testified that Veterans Administrator Omar Bradley already had been cut below his personnel requirements to handle the vast flow of service insurance business, G. I. terminal leave applications and hospital maintenance. "Well, where can cuts be made?" said Knutson. "Give us some clues. You are in a position to know about such things." Taber, Rep. Dan Reed of New York,~and -Sen.'Eugene Milllkenvof Colorado joined In the demands for "clues" from Webb, but the budget director refused to be put on the spot. He contended that his bureau makes a practice oC keeping a close check on the payrolls of federal departments and agencies and recommends cuts wherever Weaving To Speak At Prospec| Fire Dept. Meeting Edward Weaving, chief--of the Naugatuck Chemical Fire' Dopart- mcnt. will Bpoak at the drill of thi Prospect Volunteer Fire (Depart- mcrtt tomon-ow night at 7 o'clock, it is announced by Raymond Chandler, .Prospect fire chief. Chief Weaving, experienced in .fire fighting, will have Information of value to give to"-the Prospect firemen. Chief Chandler has urged all members of the department to attend, In Naugatuck A calendar ot cVanff lot today, tomorrow and every day Tonight Industrial Basketball League Kamcs at Y, M. C. A. American Legion Pot-luck iup- per. ' Pond Hill Community Club ways and means committee meeting. Fob. 0 V. P. W. Ladies' auxiliary card party. Feb. 7 Seniqr House League basketball g-ames" at Y. M. C. A. Women's auxiliary of Marine Corps mcetinfr. Feb. 8 Ojcda Council Valentine dance. Ladies' auxiliary of Montnnari- Rado -post Valentine dance. West Side Community Club Valentine dance. Ladies' auxiliary of Montanari- Rado poat Valentine dance. Feb. 9 Basketball, Purple Knighte vs. Now York Brooklyn Colored Giants Y. M. C. A, possible. These recommendations al- wnys have been followed, he said. However, Knutson et al continued to ,pump the budget director like a police witness withholding information. Finally Tennessee's Congressman Gore angrily • demanded a halt. "It is not within- Mr. Webb's province to answer questions like that," he declared. "This is a legislative problem* It is up to us, not the budget bureau, to determine whore personnel reductions can and should be made." (Copyright, 19-17, by the Bell Syndicate, Inc.) Espotabs Tiblet Form • Sugar Coittd >Tiki ti Directed ~Tf STILL AVAILABLE!! A Iliinlril iiillnlwr of Cllthnllu lind I'rnti-Htiint ri'llRlixiH i:ulcn- lllirs. I'lriiMO trlcphiilli' If you (loslrc our. BUCKMILLER Funeral Home 33 I'ARK PI.ACK np 43"1 FITZGERALD FUNERAL HOME 320 NORTH MAIN ST. Telephone 4187 C. H. GREEN FUNERAL HOME 62 Oak Street Telephone 4S43 FLOWERS Vur All Occuslonn FLOWICRS Ti:i.KGUA HI ISO KVEItYWIIEUE MELBOURNE'S TLOWER SHOP 1M BtTBBEn AVENCH Telephone OKU Luxurious petal-soft print rayon pajamas in soft pastel shades ... Blue, pink,, yel- low or green ... 32 to 40. 102nd To Observe Sixtli Apiversary Of Federalization .Naugatuck' vetorans of the 102nd Infantry -Regiment are Invited to attend the sixth anniversary of tho federalfzation of the regiment stag party at the Club Flamingo, 47."; State Street, New .Haven on Monday night, February 24, That was. tho date, In -19*1. that the 102nd was federallzed-Ior World War II. The party' is .being- given by the Headquarters: Veterans Club,- 192nd Infantry Regiment. The -affair will not be a large scale reunion OB the one given last year at the Hotel Garde, and the primary purpose of the -affair this year is for club members, but inasmuch, as ther« will be no .regimental -i vetRmns • get-together r.hls ; year, "th* 'HiQ. 'vets -arc inviting other' veterans 'Of -• the regiment to ijoibi with 1 them in remembering-the induction 'anniversary- date. Honored guests* -• t or the 'evening will 'include Chaplain Rev. R; F. Scully of New Britain, who was recently honorably discharged from the* service.'- '•: A. -chicken dinner, mu- sic-''Bnd other fun is- planned. I02nd vets" in—Niaugatuck may obtain tickets' for the event -from Andy. Colavolpe, iiv 'Care.of the Naugatuck News, or in New Haven at the Roger Sherman Spa. .n... ... Launched At Camden Th*-U.-S, S.. Worcester, the navy's most modern : Jight cruiser — was launched-' yesterday In Camden. The. 1 . vessel-. elld down tSe ways at the " New . York .Shipbuilding corporation -yard .-.under the', sponsorship' of- Gloria;' 'Ann Sullivftn, the 16-year-old- daughter of- the mayor of Worcester, Mas*. Miss Sullivan was attended hy •her sister, Nancy Ellen, as sl>? broke a bottle 'of champagne on J.hc bow of tho new vessel which was to have been launched last! April. However, thn ceremony was | delayed so latest improvements find design could be incorporated into the ship. • New Haven County Poultrymen Take Sixteen Prizes Entries of New-'Havim County poultrymon captured 16 drat prlzeg and 32 second prizes In competition with .more than 6,000 birds from 35 states and Canada at th<! 99th Boston Poultry-' Show, Paul Ivcs, show chairman, announced. The birds, compctcd'for blue, red and yellow ' "ribbons, symbolic ,of top-grade^ poultry, with the champion birds of each class going into the Hall of Fame, a feature of the A & P Food Stores exhibit. In addition,-the champion birdg shared $15,000 in premiums, including- 1500 provided by the food chain for the blue-ribbon winners. A Rhode leland -Red Cockerel owned by Donald .R. Tuttle of Columbia, Conn., wo.trtQloctcd-an the best bird during the flve-day -»how. Top scoring- honor.? in the $1,000 National Cockerel Clasnic, richest purse in the poultry • *how, were .taken by White Log-horn Cockerel entries of E; Lea Mareh, -Jr., of Piom>cr Farm, Old Lyme, Conn. . New Haven County winners, Iveu naid, include John Spingenberg, West Haven,-wit& .two flrsU; Frank J3; Welcome, Hamden-, one .-first •and • two seconds; C. L. Slbley, Wallingford, eight firsts and six seconds-; Vito I/uciojii, Brooksidc Farm; Woodbrid'ge, -two firsts -and three seconds; and L/on's Turkey Farm, West Haven, three firsts and one .second.. WRONG NUMBER -: Madison, Wis. —(UP)— A thief who broke into a merchandise-crammed:-store-window here stoji only one recojd. It was entitled "To Each Hig Own." . . , . . , : AWAY* LUGGOGE At FISHER'S 111 South Main St, Wnterbury Largest pine mill in the world, at Lewiston, Idaho, cuts .iCO.OOOfcet of lumber during e.ich of its eight hour shifts. If Von Want to Buy or Sell REAL ESTATE See "Tony" Parrar Tel. 4233 Rep, Miller Blasts Alleged Tactics Of Vets Administration Washington," >"c,b. 5—(W?)—Rcp- i-CBcntatlvc William J. Miller of Connecticut su«pccts that employes of tho veterans administration arc trying to discredit Congress. Miller citcH letters he received last week from four veterans. The veterans said that when Ihcy went to their regional V. A. ofllccj to complain about delays In subsistence checks, .they were told "to complain to Congress a'bout it." Miller warns that in the future he will ask for the removal of any employe circulating such information. . Common mailing enveloped wore not in general ugag-e until 1840. Why ThODMnds'f Doctor* For In jured Finger A lacerated finger of hl»* «'.., band was sustained ) M t nivh> M Earling Thyrcn, .30, RFDNbV when the wrenc)) he. was tnlnr o a screw machine nlippcd whiu i» wau working •' at the Brlntol (vJT pany, Plaits Mills. 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