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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 4

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PAGE 4—NAUOATUCK NEWS .(CONN.). WEDNESDAY. FEB. 5. 1947 ly JJett* ! Do You Remember? PR0BLEAAVCHILD GROWS UP! Published Ev«ry Evening ('.except Sunday) by THK NAUOATUCK NEWS CORPORATION NAUOATUCK. CONN. KUDOLPH M. HENNICK. Pr»»ldont_Bng_PuoH«tlW Telephone* aaan Mia tfuurtd «• Mcond CUM raatur at tn« po«t offic* IB N»ug«tuch, Conn, _ MUBSCHIPTIUN RATES Payable In Adv«no« I mcntn ............ 11.00 1 Yt»r ............ »».00 Pubjtonww N. E. Dally N*w§p»per Pub. Aw'n Th« Conn. N«w»p«p«r Publ»h«M WKDXE8DAY, FKBBUABV 5. i»47 For A Fuller Measure Legislation intended to pi-ovule the construction of an armory in gatnck has l)con prosoiito.l to the General Assembly for action. Any opposition the hill may moot is not expected to lie ol' loc-nl origin. As n matter of,'•fact, the effort to appropriate $272,000 for const met ion of M ii!irters for Company l'\ (Joimecticnt National ('Jiiim!, moots with approval I'rom all concerned here, so far as is known. And why-not? There will bo no expense involved on the part, of the bor- onu-h, and Ihoro is a possibility that the proposod drill shod may be made available for public functions, social and nth-, Iftic, aside from activities of tlio National (inard. ; Tin- drill shod will be slightly smaller tluin that of the \Vaterbiiry armory, where the Xmi.n-atuck High School basketball team has boon forced this year 10 play its important home Barnes because of the lack of suitable facilities in Xaugatnck for the purpose. An armory here undoubtedly would be made avail- .•iblc for similar purposes, provided there was no conflict or interference with the military program for which the structure is primarily intended, Whatever restrictions might hr placed on its use for functions other than military, any privileges extended in the interest of local sports and social programs would be an improvement over present conditions. But at best the armory will not filr" the need that is Nmigatnek's for » community center the primary purpose of which Avi'll be just that and nothing other. All support and encouragement possible should be given sponsors of the armory plan, luit not with the mistaken notion that it will be the answer to a need that ha* too-long existed. There is grofit danger that in the early flushes of enthusiasm over tin- armory, too little thought will be given the complexities that could arise should the military suddenly find that any exigency precluded use of tlio building for anything but stricfly military purposes. And that, could happen. Crazy Driving The automobile, it is hardly necessary to say, was devised for the comfort and convenience of mini, but hasn't alto- kether turned out that way. Recoil t reports give appalling evidence of the havoc wrought on the highways by need- |ess speed and criminal carelessness. One of the greatest blessings and comforts of mankind is changed, far too often, into a peril and a curse. Irresponsibility and arrogance on the highways has almost reached the limit of legal and moral endurance, Lately many of the citie? and states are showing n tendency to turn hard- boiled again,. This is good as far as it goes, but irregular crack-downs seldom last long or do much good. The job calls for steady and persistent operation and relentless observance of the law. One city recently reported eighty-one auto crashes in twelve hours. Man The Foolish "Homo Sapiens." or "Man Ilio Knower." i* wlint they used to cull this egotistic critter, supposed to IK> the very top of creation. But we don't hoar so much of that nowadays. "With nil the fool things, including jumping' out o!.' windows 86 floors hitdi, that have heen going- on lately in Xew York, it may seem more reasonable to look into the funny pa#e in the Sunday paper and call him "Man. the Simp." Still, we're not all that way yet, nnd there is some hope. Athletics are fiine, lnit a little head work now nnd then does no hnrm. One Year Ago Otto Jensen nnd James Monuhan were named to the Y Industrial Council. o— O—o Hurolcl C. Lewis became senior vice-commander of the VFW. o—O—o 20 Years Ago Elmer H. and Luclla Osborn sold to David E. Olson a piece of land on Osborn road, o—O—o Stanley Keating of Bridgeport visited his mother, Mrs. Patrick Keating of Cherry street, o—O—o 30 Years Ago A son was born to Mrs. P. J. Connelly of Francis street. o—O—o The meeting- of Prof. P. S. Sullivan's dancing class wus postponed because of the storm. v Around The Clock Congratulations to our circulation manager Harold Dillon, who observed his birthday yesterday . .. it was an anniversary for another member oJ' The News staff, who marked two years yesterday in the borough. While chowders are considered typical American dishes, they were first cooked by the fisherfolk of Brittany. Villagers would bring- contributions of fish to a dinner and add them to the common cauldron. The name "chowder" stems from chaudiere, the cauldron. Early American colonists first learned about the dish from the French, and so chowders are associated with the history of New England. Nangjitnck merchants are to be commended for their response ill donating merchivndi.se for benefit affairs. . . . Tuesday night saw contributions from businessmen for the March of Dimes auction, and Thursday night will see more gifts from storekeepers being sold at the Veterans of Foreign Wars "Country Store" for the benefit of the VFW National Foundation. Harry Michaels, prominent jeweler of these parts, postcards from Houston, Texas, where he reports life is very pleasant, . . . Firemen responded with their usual fine spirit to the appeal for aid in connection with the March of Dimes. ... A moving- job from the Connecticut Light & Power Co. to the Salem Playhouse, scene of The News auction, was handled efficiently by Capt. Jim Grant and John Moroney. . . . And they were on tap at the auction, with Fire Chief John J. Sheridan, and Firemen Francis Galvin and Edward Galvin to assist in the conduct of the program. Hemy Bag-ley's wound, smack in the middle'of his nose, is slowly healing. Henry has quite an explanation of how he was injured. Ruth and Pete Platt, Madison avenue, New York, frequent visitors to the borough, are making plans for spending their summer vacation in Naugatuck. Mrs. Platt is the former Ruth Richards. Attorney Thomas Noary could have, used a pair of colored glasses in borough court the other day. A rolled-tip window shade was letting the sun's rays hit Attorney Ncary in the eyes. So the prosa- cutor climbed up on the window sill to unroll the shade. No go. The shads remained up. And sun beams kept flooding the court room. John S. Downs celebrates his 25th anniversary with the United States Rubber Company Footwear plant Friday. Mr. Downs, who works in the Waterproof packing Department, has bought a small farm in Vermont and now is making- plans to move there and enjoy his years of retirement. Lucy Nardello joins the twenty-five year group of the United States Rubber Company Footwear plant on Tuesday, February 11. A charter member of the Boot .Room Serviceman Committee, she is active in department-sponsored affair?. Kenny Clymer let it be known that some of the fouls called against Naugatuck in the recent game with Leavenworth were grievous errors. He was of the opinion, however, that all those called against Leavenworth were well merited, ONCIE3AMS HOUSEHOLD WALTER WINCHELL SCRAPBOOK Coast-To-Coast STARS' OUESSING ItOOMS "Theater Handbook": "An actor die servant of the public ...go-od manners are inexpensive." W.liy, Ta!u!..She stated that she loathed professional autographers who merely hold up the performer outside.! But, "I.do say that if is a dis- oourteKy'-not-'to sign a programme or card when someone ...waited patiently outside lor. your signature. Th:it is u real compliment." Sne once acquired a lion cub which she name'd Winston Churchill. Whon .he got too rambunctious, she took him to the Bronx Zoo. While ceremonies and autographs, we're ia progress, Cookie (an unimpressed baby chimpanzee) bbit her. .Minnie Dupren (last wonderful in "Land's End") may be 70 for all we know. She once told an interviewer tlmt she'd oozed sweetness in all 'her ro.'cs all her life an'] loved playing.-.; a murderess in "Murder at the Vanities," throwing acids, shooting peo.ple, and going stark mad at the end. It was nice not to have to be sweet! Lillian Russell once visiied her back-ape after "Heidelberg." one of her hits. .."You!" -Miss Russell ; said. "I'll never forgive you! You made me cry off all my makeup!" Fruit Cake Before adding the fruit to fruit cake, spread u thin layer of plain batter in the bottom of the tin and save out enough to cover the lop also. This makes the cake smooth and prevents the fruit from burning on the top and bottom of -the loaf. - Linen. Do not hang linen articles on thf line in freezing weather. It strains in a short time noticeable in -'.he signed by Miss Draper's manager/; the fjt,i-e. and to publicize her.... But each 'timt .cracks will-'ljo she spurned it. She. writes -her own folds. Dry linens in the house in superb material-, • making herselli c old weather. star-playwright-director in one. That's about all you'll nnd out about her except for the barest facts. But sample her reviews: St. John Ervine, the .playwright-critic, said; "Do you wish to know what a genius.is? Ruth Draper is one." Candles Light-colored decorative candles v/.i!l not soil easily if given a coat of clear shellac .before using them. Wipe them with a- clean damp cloth when they do get soiled. MODERN ETIQUETTE Alexander \Voolk'Ott. writing of Miss Draper's "Doctors end Diets,'' said: "We who are about to diet, salute her!" "Punch." the British publication, printed th^s pcem: •'Babe Ruth, the pitcher, leaves j invitation to a father and son as me cold I "The Messrs. Wilson"? Though featured in my picture- A-. No. The Messrs. Wilson is paper; ] correct nnly for unmarri»rt broth Another Ruth tHkcs stronger crs. | Q. Is it correct to address ar. hold: Ruth Draper!" .Helen Cr-iig, after many starts y. Does the husband receive with his wife at a ball, or a reception? A. Never. . The husband should and stops, won fhe coveted, fat be at hand and ready, if needed, title role in "John-ny Belinda." The but he. never stands with the host- Inn Claire, recently called America's most accomplished comedienne by critic Jo?eph Wood Kriitch, was tutored and introduced by David Eelasco.... ("He took me from •Zieg-feld Follies'—not the chorus. I don't think I could have qualified tor that!")... .When Ina left his management (to general surprise) s'ho had several ronsons. She stated Lho most charming of them: "Think of his marvelous lighting. Who couldn't appear at better than her best under such lights?. .. .So flattering I resented them. It wasn't quiet sporting. .. .I'd always had ambitions to become the kind of actress you see and feel on the stage even w.hen 'tire spotlight is on someone else." Which is a perfect description of Ina Claire. Mildred. Dunnock,. offering one of the great character performances in Lillian Hcllman's "Another Part of the Forest," was approached by Herman Shumlin to play Birdie in the other play of the same sage, "The Little Foxes." Mildred, expecting her ba'by at the time, couldn't take the rolo, and now plays with Margaret Phillips' Birdie an older woman. . Her greatest prize was offered by a visitor to her drcssing->j'oom mate cf "The Corn Is Green." in which the fragile Miss Dunnock played a prissy spinster. . . ."She's a perfect old maid, if ever I've seen one," the visitor said. At that time, she'd been married six years.) Actresses treasure everything from opening night telograms to oil portiaits of themselves. .Enid Markey's favovrite tribute came from Playwright Paul Osborn. 'When an actress pleases a playwright, she's triumphant," Enid says.... When first reading for Osborn's "Morning at Seven," she watched 'him go into conference with Dwight .Deem Wiman . . "The pi it's yours," Wiman said. "Paul Osborn says that' when you bring' more to the , part: than is already there, it'a your part." ' • 80-side part looked good and, as a matter of fact, brought 'her cared to a head. But the SO-sides were almost; icxclusiveness directions. She played a deaf mute with, exactly one word to say at the end. Mue West has been more than n delightful actress-personality. She has added words «nd phrases to the language.- Try it sometime. classic actresses, it isn't easy. .. . Reference sources give Mae's Brooklyn birthday as 1893, which makes her a ripe 54. She went into an edition of "Folios Bergeru" in 1911—that made her 18 when she went to bat....A nico West logen.l concerns .her method of writing some of her hit shows—"Sex," "Pleasure Man" and "The Constant Sinner." "Supposedly, she ess in ihe receiving line. Q. How long do the guests usually stay after an informal luncheon ? A. A half-hour, unless the hostess has arranged some special entertainment for the afternoon, cast together on a gathered hnr bare rehearsal stage, explained the general plot, and then told them things to SL-V from time to time. Maybe the plays sprang from this collaboration— and, again, maybe they didn't. .A wise young actress is Beatrice Pear.so/t. Her father, a railroad man and struggling architect, travelled, And so did she...!"! was always the new girl at school" she told an interviewer, "the one tho others viewed . with terrible sus-, picion". .. .Beatrice estimated shu | was In ten different schools in one Look And Learn 1. Upon what certain mountain in. eastern United States is the sun said to shine first? 2. What three families have each been twice represented in the White House? 3. Upon whose discoveries were the English claims to North America based? •4. What animal is able to grow a new tail? 5. Who was tho original "Waltz King"'? ANSWERS 1. Mt. Katahdin, Maine, which is the highest point in the easternmost state. 2. Adams, Harrison, and Roosevelt. 3. John Cabot's. •1. The lizard. 5. Johann Strauss II (J825-99). year. She finish-eel went to work in high school, live and dim store,'saved exactly $100 to come to New York and claim fame. "Such courage you .have only when you're younjj," Miss Pearson observed. "You lose It when you gro.w older." FOX CLEANERS 14 CHCHC11 ST. TEL. 5474 Work Called For and Delivered rolyna CCORTJIV tjursf upon *lin ."Street 'Scene" .first-nighters as u new star. She had arrived. "New star," was she? "Arrived," hod she?....Miss Stoska can sing only 26 major 'operatic roles—quite a repertoire for anyone—in five languages. She has appeared as solo- iat -with the Minneapolis .Symphony, the Boston Symphony, the Worcester Symphony, , the Chn-. taiqua Symphony, and was with the first U. S .O. concert tour to the Pacific during the war Twinkle, t'"iEV'» 1'Mia. new star! ' Just Received A Shipment Of Modern Radiators Enough for 10 Seven Room Houses Firse Come - First Served The Waterbury Heating Co. Leaders In Home Heating 34-36 Spring St. Phone 4-6478 Waterbury Furnaces .Cleaned and Repaired . • ... Chimney* Cleaned Slight Increase In Measles Cases During Past Week MeriHlcs was the most prevalent reporUible disease within Connecticut during ,the week ending; February i, 1947,' according to the summary of re-portable .diseases compiled each Monday by the Connecticut State Department of Health. There were 220 cases of trieaHles -within the stain this weelt as against 204 cases for the previous period. Mumps, scarlet fever, whooping cough, syphilis and German measles were also more numerous this week than last. Mumps cases increased from 104 to 149, cases of scarlet fever from 43 to 71, and whooping cough cases from 42 to 60. AL the same time, syphilis cases increased from 33 to 37, and those of German measles from 7 to 32. Chickenpox, the pneumonias, gonorrhea, streptococcus sore throat and meningitis declined during the week just ended. Cases of chickenpox dropped from 317 to 172, bron- cho pneumonia eases from 42 to 22. loba'r pneumonia from 32 to 20 cases, and gonorrhea from 26 to 19 cases. There i were 3 cases of streptococcus sore throat reported this' week, in comparison to 5 for the week earlier, and no. caues of meningitis in contrast to 4 cases for the previous period. No cases of diphtheria, poliomyelitis or typhoid fever were reported anywhere within Connecticut again this week. Asia is five times as large as the Kui'opean continent. Chrysler and Plymouth - O. M. C. Truck* J. C. Raytkwich, JR. ACCESSORIES Repairing 106 SOUTH MAIN 8T. Telephone 4096 Ask Your Red Cross «nd Q. J urn n cxptv.tant: mothrr Would the Rod Crnwi Home Nun! inif fcurw Iwmrflt me? A. Definitely yes. The Home Nursing course includes a unit on the care of the expectant mother and the new-born baby. 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