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Naugatuck Daily News (Newspaper) - January 18, 1945, Naugatuck, Connecticut J Those Need THE WEATHER Fair Very Cold Full Report On 8 A Progressive Newspaper For ia Progressive Community No 15 ESTABLISHED 1885 THURSDAY JANUARY 18 1945 Leased Wire Service of the United Press Price Three Cents How Red Drive Flanks Fallen Warsaw another the Rod army followed UN 1 In north with n Rinnt drive from mill to city nt 2 thus north south of urrows moves abend on front Iimt to tho south of thp offensive other Red Krakow W Lieut Comdr Reilly In Mile Sweep Through The Pacific Naugatuck Doctor Took Part In Five Major Invasions Emirau Guam liu And Now In The Philippines Warfare By JOHN G COLE A Coast Guard Correspondent A Maimed Attack fn The Smith invasions in a miles sweep lie past eleven months c in Waller f Mrs Julia Tho attacks thoMn on thr ruu Gunin find tho landing In the Philippines baptism In action the Invasion of In tin February said Limit und tho Const Guardsmen From wo took Marine Raiders Into Inland off Now wild and onu iif tho It for thn crews of our Two of tho mem wounded hy mortar we took In on our U continued tho Const On our ship wo wore at oui stations for days und luit wr only emu Jup thti wholo time We In tho torca to hit In the Philippines and again It WHS pretty for our Two of our limbos mink by Jap mortal and another wan hit hy All hands In both wore but one of our boat was wounded though run Into more trouble whim u-c to Loyto the with Thoro Jap torpedo planes and bomber but wo wore lucky out- ship out without a scratch Of their In tho the Maid or heroic about tho nf landing and on It's ninety per cent work During an In- usually unloading for days straight Wo work four hours on and four off on clock In our Tim part of out In the lack of WB had one liberty since we left tho States last January This Is the first public ment of tho promotion of tho well Known to rtink or tho bovn story having como to TOK from tho Public Health Division at D C nic Health Li out mother treet resides al Earns Promotion 1 tun nil Ilin ran with money Ht Three Russian Armies Are Pushing Toward Berlin Germans Worried Warden Praises St Dept Leo J Brophy Naugatuck's Chief Executive Asks Residents To Cooperate Warden Leo J in a ment to THE MEWS said that during the period of manpower shortage an extra heavy has been placed upon the local street department employes To accomplish the snow ance in the business area and through TO miles of the highways it has been necessary to work day find night Warden Brophy further stated He is in accord with the many local residents who have com- Superintendent of Streets Harold and the men of his department for the highways throughout the borough cleared through the of re- cent snow storms f lom curb to curb in the downtown section of Naugatuck and also all other town roads within 24 hours after each storm Warden Brophy also All parking of- cars in the residential sections on narrow streets is a great handicap in cleaning the roads making it necessary for the street ment plows to return the- second time and It is hoped that local residents will do their boat to cooperate with the town and do sible to help the local de- which is making a fine record on snow removal Baby Carriage On Runners Is A Storm Oddity Here A baby carriage mounted on a set of runners was one of the oddities that Naugatuck's consistently heavy snow have brought to light hero In recent days In front of one of the largest food stores here a few days ago was rioted a large baby riage that had been securely fastened by its axles to a set of sled runners of the old fashioned pig sticker type The mother pushed the con- through the snow In the same fashion as if the carriage had wheels Instead of runners the heavy snow blocking walks and roads failed to Impede Its progress to any extent Police Woman Was Speaker At Rotary Meeting Mrsi Mary E bury was the speaker nt tho weekly mooting of tho Rotary club lield last night ct Stratton's Park place The visitor presented a number of facts In connection with her work as a member of the fail ry pollen department that gave new on this most im- portant enforcement angle P was the speaker at last week's meeting of the Rotary here and proved one of the talkers to be heard here In some time It it Id fur mil School Children Here Buy In Bonds Stamps school children are maintaining their excellent week to week record In the purchase of war bonds and stamps a tion of purchases for the past week revealed here today During the past week members of various schools In the borough have purchased a in bonds and stamps a most able showing it is felt Purchase by schools were lows: Prospect Hop Brook Salem Rubber nue Naugatuck High Central Avenue Oak street and Recorded Music Program Will Be Resumed Monday The concerts of recorded music will be resumed oh Monday ary 22 in the parish house of the Congregational church on the It Is announced by Dr Blaine Tewksbury chairman of the committee The program will start at 8 o'clock and will feature Beethoven's First A cordial is extended to fill those who enjoy good music to attend Light refreshments will be served during intermission Mrs Leroy Gibbs chairman of the re- freshment committee will be- ed by Miss Ann Bristol Miss dred Reilly and Mrs Betty Fox Concerts will bo held Monday night throughout the son Each planned by a different person in an present o varied series Miss Betsy Coe has planned the program for the first concert Wave Recruiter Visits Area Specialist Phyllis Mathiasen of the WAVES will be located In the navy recruiting office in the post off ice building today and day to Interview any young men who are interested in service with the Navy March Dimes Campaign Under Way Postmaster Frank T Green Anticipates Good In Effort Postmaster Frank man of the committee in charge of annual March of Dimes here has stated that the campaign in Naugatuck has ready started and will continue un- til Wednesday January In connection with the campaign no appeal will be sent to the lic through the mail as the local committee will depend on the lic for their cooperation To date some donations have been made and others are being sought at the present time Mr Green wished to remind the public that this campaign is for the benefit of the infantile sis sufferers throughout the tion with part of the funds being kept here and the rest being used national effort Mr Green also stated that the need for donations to this fnd is urgent and he sincerely hopes that residents of Naugatuck will all do their utmost to put this drive over the top of their quota It is expected that coin boxes will be placed in local stores time later this week and in tion solicitations will bo the schools and local factories Donations to the March of Dimes fund may be mailed to Roy son the local campaign treasurer at the Naugatuck National bank or to Mi1 Green at the post office It was also learned today that Mrs Catherine Coughlan of hire has been named as chairman of the Prospect district in this drive In place of Donald Connors last year's chairman in that dis- Sailor Says This Dog Got His Plane Seat Shown here is i Bull mastiff according to Seaman 18 was riven an A priority on an Army cargo plane while he a and an army sergeant were- put off nt Memphis to make room tor the dog which wan consigned to Mrs Fuye Emerson Roosevelt recently married to Col Elliott Roosevelt son of the President Leroy whose home Is Antioch Cal was given emergency leave after the death his father and was flying homo with u rating Former screen star Faye Emerson wild the dog was sent from England by Col and that since neither she nor any other members of the Roosevelt family rate an A priority she could not understand how the dog did International LATE Ticket Committee Named Today For St Francis Event President Thomas Lynch of the St Francis club today announced the membership of the ticket com- for the Valentine party and dance to be held at the Hop Brook club on Saturday February 10 Tickets for the event which will include dancing until 1 m a fine program and refreshments aro now on sale and may be purchased from any ber of the committee listed here Program Chairman Ernest Allen is a member of the ticket tee in addition to Edward nan the ticket chairman Paul E Alfred Fratesi Henry Daly Edward Weaving Lester deur John Thurston John Joseph F Smith Bernard van John Fitzgerald John Clark Francis Caulfield and Mr Lynch It is expected that the Valentine party will be even more successful than the December dance of the St Francis club one of the successful events held In by STUDIO lid Hank Si Tim why out make iin ment MOKE JAP SHIPS SUNK Washington Jan The Navy announces that United States submarines have sunk more Japanese ships including four combat vessels KEPORT ON CASUALTIES Washington Jan of War Henry L son has just announced the cost of entire Western front of- fensive in ground troops The ground forces suffered almost casualties from D-Day to the first of this year Fifty-four were killed HERON'S STATEMENT London Jan has admitted the fall of a ish city miles from the man border But the enemy tal still claims is in Nazi hands Former Naugatuck Resident Dies In Akron Ohio Mrs Barbara Klippel wife of Howard Klippel died on Wednesday at her home in Akron Ohio Mrs Klippel for some years was a teacher in the Central nue school and at the time of their marriage Mr Klippel was associated with the although the family for about IS years has made its home In Akron Ohio Tho deceased who was very well known In was a graduate of H i a h school Connecticut State Teachers college her husband Mrs pel is survived a son Howard Jr She also leaves her mother Mrs Ellen Brennan and two Mrs Samuel Lyons and Miss garet Brennan all of Naugatuck four brothers William of con Falls Frank of Bridgeport of Danbury and Martin of city Funeral arrangements are in of the funeral home 22 Park place The funeral will be held from the funeral home at a time to be announced later to St church Interment will be in St James cemetery Put Off Plane For Dog Seaman Loon teroy -18 of Antioch who stated that ho with rtn army and a wore put off an army plane to make room for a with A priority rating consigned to Mrs Faye son Roosevelt wife of Col ott Roosevelt the President's son Riven an emergency leave and a priority following Oic death of his father said tho took up three seats and that he his fellows were bumped off the plane ut Memphis The former screen star Miss Emerson said the was sent from by Col Roosevelt and that since she and other members of the Roosevelt family did not rate any priorities slic could not understand how the dOK did International 4 Hitler's Newspaper Says Nazi Forces Must Be Made Stronger To Stem The Reds If Soviet Offensive Keeps Up At Speed Of Last Few Days Lodz May Soon Be In Soviet Hands Reds Make More Spectacular Gains the morn toward By United Press What is going on in the oast now no parallel in whole history of war That outright statement conies this from Berlin At least three Russian armies are Berlin First White Russian under Marshal swept from liberated Warsaw and was last reported within miles of second est city If the offensive keeps up at the speed of tlie last few days Lodz may lie reported in Russian hands within a few hours Another Russian army fighting to the north under Marshal sovsky has swung up toward the western corner of East a front the main railway At latest reports advance columns were within 130 miles of Danzig and were ing- at a mile an hour clip The third Red army on the march today commanded by Marshal nev has run up the most ular Moscow says that men believed to the border into Germany in an unchecked in- A T Ratkiewich Funeral Today Was Largely Attended or n few from work at Church for a dinner or Corporal Pope Is Graduated From Gunnery School Special to The News Panama City Flu Jan Harry W Pope has been ed from the Army Air Forces ible Gunnery School at Tyndall Field one of the largest schools of its kind In the Army Air es Training Command Upon his graduation the soldier received a pair of silver wings that now he is ready to take his place as a member of the combat crew of an AAF er At the gunnery school he was trained in the operation of 50 calibre machine guns first on ground ranges and later in the air learning by simulated aerial battle condition how to blast enemy f ter planes from the sky As an aerial gunner he will join thousands of his teammates of the carrying the attack to the enemy in all parts of the world as of America's heavy and medium bombers He is the son of Mr and Mrs H Pope who reside at 361 High in Naugatuck Conn One of the most largely id funerals here in some time was bat of the late Albert T wich of Hight street well known and World War I held here this at St lory's church in Union City at 9 Delegates from various veterans and auxiliaries here detail the- gers and a firing squad from the tate Guard at Waterbury lent a military air to the ceremonies the supplemented by reds of friends in civilian ranks vith St Mary's church being filled o capacity for the Mass The Mass was solemnized by the astor Rev Thomas with he assistant pastor Joseph as deacon and Rev ert Taylor as The special musical service in- the Funeral March the Star Banner and Come Home Pall bearers were Albert ky William Joseph er Edward Sodlosky John and Joseph C he latter two representing Post 17 American here of the deceased was chaplain t the time of his death Color bearers were Thomas oud of the American Legion on Adams commander of ader Post Veterans of Foreign Vars Angelo Pompano of the local post of Disabled Var Veterans and John Ostrosky head of the Naugatuck Veterans Council The color guard was made up of a detail from the Naugatuck Rangers under the command of Sergeant Joseph Pichulo the local post of the Legion were Commander George nnd Thomas Nolan Sydney Baylis Victor Anderson and Fred Trestrail all past com- manders The delegation from the on Page 8 Mrs A H Anderson Of North Main St Succumbed Today Mrs Annie Helena Bengston Anderson of 392 North Main street widow of Anton Anderson died early this morning at the bury hospital after n brief illness She is survived by several nieces and nephews Mrs Anderson was born in Sweden on March 2 1872 and came to this country in 1893 She was a member of the Salem Lutheran church Svca lodge der of Vasa and Naugatuck Valley lodge S F of A Funeral services will be held on Saturday afternoon at p m from Alderson funeral home 201 street Burial in Grove cemetery with Rev William Frendberg officiating Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 3 to 5 p m and in the evening from 7 to 9 vasion And the push Is said to have surged to within less than 50 miles of Breslau the cap- ital just 225 miles southeast of lin Breslau is an industrial city as important to Germany as burgh is lo the United States Says the famous Russian pondent the of Warsaw foreshadows the early fall of Berlin And then he No matter what city we take we think of only one Berlin is ulive but won't live much cr Tho optimism of that Russian prediction is rivaled by the from Berlin Here's a cross section of alarmed comments from that enemy capital This is an all-out attempt to blast open our eastern front and disintegrate suid one tator The German high command is fully aware that it has no chance if it lo meet frontally the Russian superiority in men and said another And Adolf Hitler's own paper which echoes the fuehrer's special brand of It is not possible to crush the Soviet offensive with weak forces Continued on 8 Lodge Group To Sponsor Event For Service Men's Fund The Columbian lodge No- 35 I O O F will sponsor a public card party Wednesday January 31 at 8 o'clock at Odd Fellows hall for the benefit of the Service Men's fund it was announced by Mrs Lillian in noble grand today Mrs Johnson chairman of the committee that also includes Mrs Marie Ashford Mrs Louise li Mrs Tonla Anderson Mrs Newman Mra Ethel Wa- Mrs Eleanor Monroe Mrs Josephine Mrs Kate Jones Mrs Grace Painter Mra Nellie Lawton Mrs Sallic son Harold Newman Fred W No Change In Mrs Oakley's Condition There was no change in the con- dition of Mrs Alice R Oakley age 90 of 15 Walnut street who a broken hip and fractured lost Monday night in a fall at her home Mrs Oakley a patient at Wa- hospital mtv fallible the MaM IIH UK thr AIM
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