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Dates Selected For
Fuel Registration
Volunteer Workers to Be Instructed at Wilby High
School Tomorrow Evening; 3 Days Designated
filing of applications for fuel oil
rationing books will be conducted at
33 local schools next Tuesday, Wed
nesday and Thursday from 3 to 9
p. m., according to plans made by
the local rationing board. A rep
resentative from the OPA head
quarters in Hartford will give in
structions to volunteer workers at
Dynamite!
That rapidly vanishing com
modity, silk hosiery, retains plenty
of kick when discarded. Leslie
Brooks prepars to turn over a
worn out pair for use in the
manufacture of gunpowder bags.
a special meeting called for tomor
row night at Wllby high school.
Application forms will be distri
buted to local dealers who will aid
their customers In supplying the
necessary Information. Each certi
ficate must show how much oil was
used last year. Persons who rent
their homes will be required to file
a certificate from the landlord to
that effect together with the oil
application. The number of square
feet of floor space In his home must
be included on the applicant’s cer
tificate.
The volunteers at the schools will
assist oil users In filling out the
application forms, which then may
be left at the schools or sent to the
rationing board headquarters on
West Main street. Methods of
computing the amount of oil to be
allotted will be explained at the
meeting of volunters tomorow.
THREE TO SHARE
FORUM PLATFORM
Talbot, Patten and Ryan
Speakers Tomorrow at
Waterbury Club
The three congressional candi
dates in the fifth district will take
part in a forum discussion tomor
row noon at the Waterbury club, in
a program arranged by the Water
bury, Woodbury and Watertown
Leagues of Women voters. The plat- ;
form will be shared by Congress
man Joseph E. Talbot, Republican,
Mayor William Patten of Torrlng
ton, Democrat; and Edward J. Ryan,
American Progressive.
Each of the trio will have an op
portunity to give his views on cur
rent problems and on desired legis
lation. Mrs. Walter W. Smyth wiU
be in charge.
Congressman Talbot arrived at
his home in Naugatuck last night
from Washington to begin his cam
paign.
Mayor Patten has begun a swing
of the entire district, from the Hou
satonic river north.
Mr. Ryan is continuing to assail
both major parties. Today, his cam
paign committee began the distri
bution of hundreds of posters urg
ing his election.
T
Mortgage For $99,600
Recorded Here Today
South Main Street Property Involved in Transac
tion — Papers in Recent Realty Deals
Recorded at Town Clerk’s Office
Liiti and Belle Bram have taken
Ssut a mortgage deed for $99,600 on
the building which houses the Rose
8hop on South Main street, accord
ing to a document filed In the town
clerk’s office late yesterday.
The mortgage was made out to
the BUte Mutual Life Assurance
Company of Worcester. In connec
tion with the new mortgage, the
Waterbury Savings Bank released a
first mortgage on the building to
Max and Belle Bram.
Other papers filed at the town
clerk’s office include:
Warranty Deeds
The Mill Plain Development Com
pany to Raymond L. and Margaret
M. Leggett, land on Albany avenue.
Arthur Baker to Raymond L. and
Margaret M. Leggett, land on Capi
tol avenue.
Mary A. Jackson to Nlkie Papalo- ■
anou. land on Pilgrim avenue.
Herman S. Hapin to Louis Di- j
Corpo, property on Melbourne ter
race.
Gabriel and Bernice Wiggins to
Antonio Infanti. property on Linds
ley street.
Quit Claim Deeds
Peter L. Canclani to Irene Can
ciani. one-half interest to property j
on Highland avenue.
Julia C. Thompson Bath to Eula
Thompson Poirier, one-half interest j
to land on Esther avenue.
Warren L. Hall company to Hilda j
A. Bencivenga. land on New Hamp
shire, Rhode Island and Massachu
setts avenues.
Mortgage Releases
First Federal Savings and Loan
Association of Waterbury to Arthur I
Baker.
Waterbury Savings bank to George
and Peter Kukis.
First Federal Savings and Loan
Association of Waterbury to Her
man S. Halpin.
Waterbury Savings bank to Gab
riel and Bernice Wiggins.
Mortgage Deeds
Raymond L. and Margaret M.
Leggett to First Federal Savings
and Loan Association of Waterbury,
land on Capitol avenue. *4.500.
Edward J. and May Fitzpartick
to the Colonial Trust Co., trustee
for Florence I. Waldron Johnson
under the will of Joseph W. Atwood,
property on Temple street. $1,000.
Louis DiCorpo to the First Fed
eral Savings and Loan Association
of Waterbury, property on Mel
bourne terrace, $4,400.
Antonio Infant! to the First Fed
eral Savings and Loan Association
of Waterbury, property on Lindsley
street, $4,200.
SHE’S A WELDER
Sticking to her pre-nuptial prom
ise to give up her screen ambitions,
Jean Trent, newly married wife of
Ray Montgomery, now in “Air
Force" for Warner Bros., today
entered a ^fhool for training as a
welder in the shipyards to earn
her own living when her husband
is inducted into the army.
POPULAR RECORDS
Judith Anderson’s records of
•Macbeth" profits from the sale
of which hare been donated by
her to the British War Relief fund,
have exceeded $5,000 since they
went on sale in January.
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WAR’S GRIM HAND SWEEPS “ROMANCE”
FROM SOUTH SEA ISLAND PARADISES
By BETTY MCDONALD
(NBA Service Staff Correspondent)
Honolulu, Oct. IS—
“And so. regretfuly, we take
our leave of Ooofi-Ooopi as the
rays of the setting sun silhouette
the pslm-frlnged hills of this
Island Paradise . .
That buckeye finale to travel
ogue movies of South Sea Islands
went over mg in
pre-Pearl Harbor
days, but it has
no place in the
thoughts of the
husky, browned
and bearded
young men who
periodically ar
rive here by the
boatload from
just such “island
Paradises.” In
stead of regret
fully looking
back at palm
fringed sll
Vincent Brady
houettes, they look forward to land
ing In Hawaii, to seeing a paved
street and finding some noisy en
tertainment.
THEY PREPARE FOR
TROUBLE IN PARADISE
They're the lads wtho are turn
ing a lot of these “Island Para
dises’’ Into grim war bases, from
which Uncle Sam -can reach out
and slap the Japs. A lot of coin
jingles In their pockets, the reward
of heavy, continuous work. With
few ways to spend It at thel: work
stations, they are "flush. ’
Just about typical of these
island-base workers Is 20-year-old.
part-Hawaiian Vincent Brady, who
recently returned from a project
“down South.’’ Vincent is a sur
veyor and dynamiter. He has i
desecrated “Paradise” by blasting.
through its thick coral walls, cut-'
ting ruthless swaths through jun- ]
gle-thick palm trees to lay out vast
fields. He has swum through
shark-infested waters — and he’s
gained 20 pounds for all his tough
work.
Vincent arrived at his South
Sea, military-secret, island post
after a long trip at sea on a crowded
freighter. On the trip down, a. Jap
across their bow, and when the
sub had sent a torpedo streaming
island’s long, green shape rose over
the horizon, it looked awfully good
to Vince and his plas.
They came in over booming surf
in motor launches, to be greeted by
: natives, some in colorful pareus.
| others in shorts. Pioneer carpenters
l hal already set up their city of tents
with wooden floors, and there was
a mess-hall and canteen. The na
tives lived in crude huts of woven
coconut fronds and spoke a South
Sea dialect unfamiliar to Vincent,
who knew only England and Ha
waiian.
“Our days sctarted at 7 a. m.,’’
he reports. “Sometimes I’d go out
surveying, other days I’d swim out
to plant dynamite in the coral reef.
I had to swim through plenty of
sharks in the lagoon and I soon
learned not to try and race them
back to shore. Take your time and
always watch them, and you’re not
badly off.”
Besides the sharks, the surround
ing ocean was full of edible fish
which the natives caught for them
selves and for the hospital patients.
Thefe was plenty to eat for all.
CORN CROP SPROUTS
IN FOUR DAYS
The island had already been
planted with corn (it sprouts in
four days in that rich soil) and
there are beets, beans, carrots and
even spinach. There are also dairy
cattle, ducks, chickens and pigs. At
mess, all workers had to wear shirts
an dties and eat like gentlemen.
Vincent says.
Each of them was allotted two
cans of beer a day, but no hard
liquor. However, Vincent discov
ered a potent native drink made
from coconut milk, that natives sold
at a nice profit.
The night life—of mice and men
—intrigued Vincent. “The rats,
sometimes a foot long, would
scamper across out tents at night
and beat a weird tattoo on the
canvas,” he says. “There must be
thousands of them on the island.
And there are almost as many cats,
who spend their evenings capturing
them. There are also little birds,
that live in the tall grasses; crabs. |
huge fellows, that live in trees;
funny little blister bugs that raise
a welt on you when they land:
booby birds that we call ‘dive bomb
ers,’ because of the way they plunge
into the water after fish; large
lizards that are always on the alert
for the myriads of little flies that
populate the island.”
NATIVES GREETED
JAP “MAN-BIRDS”
The island had one stir of excite
ment, vmen five Jap biplanes, evi
dently carrier based, cruised high
above. Luckily, their mission must
have been reconnaissance, Vincent
believes. They didn’t drop bombs,
although the entire population took
to the palm jungles or sand dunes.
The unsuspecting natives waved
1 friendly hands, and yelled: “Tuo
| Wan-A-Oeepa' 'their own word for
' man-birds.
■ _
SHEEHAN, WHITE
PASS ARMY TESTS
Cheshire, October 33 — Cheshire
,men who hove passed the Army'*
physical exam at Hartford and are
now on a furlough before being
called to service at fort Deven*
are: Edward L. Sheehan of Ives
road, William H. Lorely, West
Cheshire, Joseph J. White, Main
street; Edward Ptviotto, West
Cheshire; Edward V. Buechele
Maple avenue; John P Drew, Peck
Lane; Lewis E. Morrison. MUldale
raad; Stanley L. Truchot, Mltcheil
avenue; Vaughn W. Carson, West
Cheshire.
MOTHER MAT ACT
Carrying out one of the moat uu*
usual casting Ideas to come out ot
Hollywood recently 30-year-old Ray
Montgomery s mother will be tested
by Producer-director Howard
Hawks to appear In “Air Worn."
She may appear In a heart-breaking
scene she wW have to play Ur real
life- bidding goodby to the Warner
a he coos o« to war
An American worker on a South Sea Island base holds up one of the
gigantic crabs that scurry about—and often, like this one—end up
in the cook-pot.
‘MaryknoU Comes to Sacred Heart’
“The Forum”, Sacred Heart High School Paper,
Prints Editors’ Interview With Sister Rose
of Lima, Formerly of Korea—Contrasts
Garb of Missionary Sister With
Uniforms of WAVES
/ and WAACS.
The evacuation of missionaries
from far-flung sectors of the
Orient, sad farewells, privations of
an eighty-seven day homeward
trip and the serene faith and con
i fidence of Sister Rose of Lima
combined to make “Maryknoll
Comes to Sacred Heart” a highly
interesting story in the current
issue of "The Forum", Sacred
Heart High school’s paper. The
current issue marks the first pub
lication of the 1942-43 series. The
Editors present a splendid word
picture of the sacrifices of re
ligious and lend a modernistic
touch to their "exclusive inter
view” by contrasting the garb of a
Maryknoll Sister to the snappy
uniforms as worn today by women
enrolled in the WAACS and
WAVES.
The Forum’s feature story of a
Maryknoll Sister who has played
unselfishly a big role in the Army
of Christ and who is proud of her
three brothers fighting for God
and Country in the armed forces,
follows:
The' latest WAVE or WAAC
uniform can’t begin to compare
with the snappy garb of a Mary
knoll Sister, and, computing the
achievements of both to date,
military army women and religious
army women, the latter could
profitably drop a little advice here
and there to the former, as we
have been convinced by a recent
delightful experience.
We sons and daughters of
Sacred Heart, eight strong, storm
ed the Convent, Sunday, Septem
ber 20, at twelve sharp to pounce
on poor Sister Rose of Lima and
beg her to give us a short inter
view and to pose for a photograph.
Sister Rose of Lima and three
other Sisters, who accompanied
her here, had been soliciting funds
at all the Masses that day. They
were delayed a little at the rectory,
so it was well after twelve when
Sister finally labored up the
mountain, so expertly scaled daily
by our own Sister. A little bit
winded, but smiling, she greeted
us, being duly introduced by S. M.
Valerian, Forum Adviser, and S.
M. Evelyn, Mission Director, who
seem to have been the power be
hind the interview. Sister, agreed
graciously to our request, and be
gan her story:
Whatever we expected to hear, as
disclosed by our awe-struck faces,
it could not ever have measured
up to one-fifth of what we actual
ly did hear.
Shin-gi-shu
Sister Rose of Lima has been
; in Korea for the last eleven years,
i Korea, we say? If you will re
call your geography you'll find
that Korea is a peninsula on the
, east coast of Asia between the
Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan.
You head correctly; Klrea is prac
I ttcally a spitting distance from
Japan and has been under her
formal domination since it was
annexed to the Japanese Empire
in 1910. The Mission itself was at
Shin-gi-shu, in the heart of the
city with government buildings
surrounding it.
The religious in the far east had
been advised by the United States
| Government to leave several times.
They remained, however at their
posts under direction from their
Bishop. But when the war actualy
began their safety had been so
threatened that they were finally
forced to evacuate.
Bister told us that in reality the
compound (the name applied to
the mission property) had been
under guard for the past two
years. No one was able to leave
it or to travel about the city or
i countryside without special gov
I eminent permission and even
with this they usually had a
guard. When the war broke out
many priests were imprisoned
and were unable to perform their
(uUes and some suffered horrible
ardxhips in the Korean prisons,
When the Anal ultimatum came
to evacuate Korea, or suffer the
consequences, the priests were al
lowed to say a last mass. The
doors were opened at three
o’clock in the morning at Bhln
gi-shu. and so great was the fer
vor and devotion of th: natives
.
• M*. 'it:
building was packed to overflow
ing. The whole congregation,
realizing that soon they would no
longer have the good priests and
sisters with them, wept a: a body,
and lamented tht'r approaching
loss. And their groans and cry
ing,Sister said, were something
“to remember to your dying day.”
Tearful Farewell
All this took place in the early
part of the month of June.
Immediately thereafter they
were herded away with their
scant possessions to the coast,
and as the party moved along,
missionaries from other locations
joined them, thin and haggaxJ,
some from being in prison, others
from the trying tension of those
last few days. Old friends met
and chatted and laughed, forget
ting, for the moment, their seri
ous plight in the joy of reunion.
At this point of their Journey
all the religions, to the number
of 120, were stationed in some
coast town in deserted barracks
composed of one not too large
room, and here, crowded in the
midst of filth and even covered
with vermin, they remained for
about two weeks. They used the
soiled bedclothes the soldiers had
left and ate food which in this
country we call by another name.
From Korea they went to
Tokio, where one of the fathers
died, and his body was burled in
that land. The government prom
ised that after the war they
would ship the priest’s body back ,
to Korea for a burial in the place
where he had labored so hard.
The remainder of the Journey
was made in a Japanese vessel,
the Asama Maru. On the side of
the boat was printed in large
black letters, “Diplomat,” and it
was constantly lighted at night.
Sister said that there was not so
much danger of being bombed or
torpedoed, because of the nature
of the boat, but there was plenty
of chance of hitting a stray mine
or two, a thought which did not
exactly cause one to rest in com
plete mental peace. A second ship
traveled with the Asama Maru so
that in the event of any such ac
cident, the unharmed.boat could
act as a relief vessel for the other.
S. S. Gripsholm
On they sailed throgh the
China Sea. At various ports they
stopped to pick up other passen
gers, but never were permitted
to go ashore. Sometimes they An
chored so far out that the city or
town was impossible to see. They
finally came to the east coast of
Africa. Here they were trans
ferred to the Gripsholm, a Swed
ish ship, and in it crossed the
Atlantic to Rio in Brazil.
On August 25, at 9 a. m., eighty
seven days from the time they
started, having spent sixty-eight
days on the sea and crossed five
oceans, they landed on Ellis Island,
and Sister confessed that the
thrill of seeing once again a real,
live, sea-worthy American sailor
will always be remembered as one
of the greatest Joys of her life.
From New York by devious roads
and channels Sister arrived at
Sacred Heart Parish on Septem
ber 20, apparently none the worse
for her terrible experiences and as
gay and light-hearted as a teenage
novice.
When Sister seemed about to
end her story the octet of en
tranced listeners begged her for
more.
Sister mentioned again the grief
of the natives erylng in the church
that last day In Korea and the
weeping when they pulled out on
the boat bound for America. She
also said that thousands of Korea's
great flock of Catholics, so far In
distance from us, yet so close to
us In Christ, were newly baptised
persons, who, Just bom Into the
faith, now are deprived of their
only means of learning more about
it. the priests and the sisters.
Whether they will remain faith
ful In the midst of such an un
religious world Is a question that
our prayers can help decide.
■her whole story
is If she were die
way to knit a
of etoektacs. but In
CHURCH SOCIAL
BENEFITS FUND
Mrs. Alfred Peach Hostess
at Party for Congrega
tional Building Fond
PROSPECT
Rudella C. Driscoll. Corre
spondent — Telephone S-Cfttl
Prospect, Oct. '32—Mrs. Alfred
Peach of Plank road entertained
with a neighborhood card party
Wednesday afternoon for the ben
efit of the Congregational church
building fund. A delicious luncheon
was served. The door prise was won
by Mrs. Adolf Bender.
The' ladles present were: Mrs.
Frank Brooks, Mrs. Adolf Bender,
Mrs. William Loverldge, Mrs. Ella
I. Nickerson, Mrs. Lester Tomlinson
and children Joyce and Charles,
Mrs. William Mortlson, Mrs. Joseph
Bird, Miss Leila Wallace, Mrs. John
Chatfleld, Misse Jeanette Chatflled
and Mrs. Lura PetterSen.
An all-day session of the New
Haven County Farm Bureau was
held today In Grange hall, Cheshire.
The annual report was read by
Miss Frances Whitcomb. A deli
cious luncheon was served.
Local members, attending the ses
sion Included Mrs. Harry Steiler,
Mrs. J. Russell Putnam, Mrs. Frank
Miller, Mrs. Raymond Chandler and
Mrs. John Staneslow.
The office of the War Price and
Rationing Board will close Friday
at 3 o’clock. Members of the board
and the clerk will attend a meeting
to be held in New Haven on fuel
oil rationing.
The local branch of the Farm
Bureau has made a generous contri
bution to a mobile canteen to be
given to China Relief by the Amer
ican Farm Federation.
Mrs. Frank Frey of Piedmont
street spent Tuesday with her niece,
Mrs. William Driscoll of Cheshire
road.
Mrs. William Shine of Straltsvllle
road was a recent visitor in New
York clty.( •
BOY SCOUTS ME
COMPASS READING
Troop I Also Taught First
Aid; Hike for Next Sun
day Arranged
OAKVILLE
Correspondent, Irene Slough,
Telephone 4-8993
Oakville, October 22. — Last eve
ning Troop 1, Boy Scouts, met in
the Community Hall. Scoutmaster
Walter Thome, Sr„ was in charge
of the meeting. Instructions were
given in compass reading and first
aid.
Plans were completed for a hike
Sunday afternoon. All Scouts who
plan to go are to be In back of the
Community Theater at 1:30 o’clock.
The destination is unknown.
Scouts present were: Harry, Jr.,
and Robert Hassel, Joseph LeClair,
William Hassel, Richard Koslosky,
Thomas Kosha, Joseph and Edward
Meehan, Philip Famiglietti, Frank
lin Todd and Robert Kosha, Fred
die Slough was a visitor.
To Begin Season
The Raiders Basketball team will
begin its season November 1 at the
Bunker HiU Gym. The team had a
very successful year last season.
Members of the team are Harry
Hassel, Joseph LeClair, Robert Has
sel, Paul Ingraham and Jamas
Speraw. Harry Hassel, Sr., is
coach.
Meeting Postponed
The monthly meeting of the Par
ish Social Club of AU Saints’ church
has been postponed until October
28 in the church hall. This meet
ing will be for young people of the
parish over sixteen years of age.
Bert W. Sage wil lbe in charge of
the program. All young people are
invited.
her voice betrayed how close she
was to tears.
Kiss of Christ
Since Sister had to leave at 1:15
and was as yet dinnerless when 1
o'clock drew near, and repeated
calls were reported from the din
ing room, our Mercy Sisters, true
to their name, rescued Sister Rose
of Lima. As Sister left the parlor,
her eight rapt listeners had a final
glimpse of that big smile with
which she had enhanced the tell
ing of her thrilling story. Her
final word was another request for
prayers as she proudly told us that
her three brothers are in the
service. Our feeble efforts to ex
press our appreciation followed her
on her way. as our gratitude and
prayers will follow her always.
The WAACs and the WAVBs
are great organisations, and pro
motions and medals are the re
wards of their bravery. The
Maryknoll Sisters do not receive
any medals for their valor on the
battlefields of the Mtsisons. Their
reward Is a kiss from Christ when
the battle of life is won.
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Empire Trust .
First Nat. Bk.
Ouaranty Tr. Co.
Irving Trust Oo.
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New Yost Trust Oo.
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Market Turned Again
Narrowly Irregular
■ ■ — ■
(Mis, Some Rails, Airline Issues, Special Stocks Made
New Highs for 1942; Rest of Trading Very Quiet
BY ELMER 0. WALZER
(United Ttw Financial Editor)
New- York, Oct. 22—(UP)—Oil
shares, a few rails, airplane Issues,
and special stocks made new highs
for 1242 today In a narrowly Irregu
lar, quieter stock market.
Demand for the oils resulted In
new tops In Amerada at 70)4 up
%; Indian Refining 13)4 up 74; and
Phillips Petroleum 42)4 up 74. Ohio
Oil and Consolidated oi lequaled
their highs.
In the rail section, new highs for
the year were made by Texas &
Pacific at 24% up 1)4 and Gulf
Mobile and Ohio Preferred at 32)4
up 1%. Erie certificates and North
ern Pacific equaled their highs.
Other rails were narrowly mixed In
light turnovers. Demand for Texas
St Pacific came as the time for the
postponed directors’ meeting neared.
The street has been anticipating a
divdlend on the stock after a 11
year lapse.
United Air Lines and North West
Airlines made new highs. New tops
also were made by American Type
Founders, Allied Mills, Bullard, Na
tional Acme, Pacific Tin, Pepsi
Cola and Bchenley preferred.
Among the Industrial leaders, U.
S. Steel was at 49% off )4; Bethle
hem 67)4 off )4; Chrysler 6574 off
New York Stock
Exchange Prices
Elsele Sc King, Libatre, Stout
* Co.—Tel 4-3181
open
Allied Chem.144‘4
Allis-Chalmers . 28 %
Am. Can ..
60?.
Amer. Car Sc Fdry. . 27
American Loc’motlve 874
Am. Rad. Stan. San. 5%
Am. Sm. Ref.
4074
Am. Steel Fdry. 20%
Am. Tel. Sc Tel. . . .125
Anaconda Cop. 27%
Atch. Top. Sc S. F.
Baldwin Loco. 13 Vi
Bendlx Aviation — 35%
Beth. Steel . 5774
Blaw Knox . 8%
Boeing Airplanes . . 18%
Borg Warner . 26%
Bpt. Brass . 9
Briggs Mfg.21
Can. Pacific . 5%
Case J. 1. 72
Celanese Corp.25'4
Celotex . 2374
Cerro De Pasco. 34
Certaln-teed Prod. . 22%
Ches. & Ohio . 34%
Chrysler Motor . 66
Com’l. Credit . 23%
Coml. Solvents . 9%
Congoleum .
Con. Edison . 15%
Container Corp.16%
Continental Can. .. 26%
Com Products. 5374
Curtlss-Wrlght Com. 9
Curtiss-Wright A .2374
Deere Sc Co. 23%
Dela. Sc Hudson ... 10
DuPont .131
Eastman Kodak ... 139%
Elec. Auto-Lite .... 30%
FUnkote . 12%
Foster Wheeler _112
General Elec.30%
General Motors — 41
Goodrich . 2474
Goodyear . 2274
Grt. North, pfd. ... 23%
Greyhound Corp. .. 1374
Houdallle Hershey .. 10%
111. Cent R. R. . 874
Interlake Iron . 774
Int’l Harvester _ 5274
Int’l Nickel . 30%
Inti Tel. Sc Tel. ... 4
Johns Manvllle .... 61
Kennecott Cop.32%
Loews . 44%
Mack Truck . 29
Mont. Ward . 32
Murray Corp. 574
Nat’l Biscuit . 16%
Natl'Cash Reg.1874
Natl Dairy . 14%
Natl Dlst. 2374
Natl Lead . 14
N. Y. Central. 1174
North Am. 9%
Nor. Am. Av. 1374
Ohio OU . 9%
Oliver Farm Equip.. 25%
Otis Elevator . 167*
Packard Motors — 2%
Paramount Pictures 1774
Penn R. R. . 24
Phelps Dodge . 2674
Phillips Petro . 4274
Pullman Co.27
Rep. Iron dr Steel.. 16
Sears-Reobuck.54
Simmons Co. 15
South Pac. 1874
Southern Rwy.
S. O. of N. J.43%
Socony Vacuum .... 874
Sperry Corp. 27
Stone Sc Webster ... 0
Texas Corp.39%
Timken Roller . 40
Union Carbide .... 75%
Union Pacific .
United Aircraft .... 30%
United Airlines . 15%
United Drug . 7%
United Ftuit .,. 55
U. 8. Indus. Alcohol 30%
U. 8. Pipe Sc Fdry. . 37%
U. S. Rubber ......
U. 8. Rubber pr ...
U 8. Steel . 49%
U. 8. Steel pfd.112%
Vanadium . 1*
Warner Bros. 8%
Western Union . 79%
Westtnghouse Elec. . 75%
White Motor* . 14*4
Wool worth . 37%
Yellow Coach and
Truck . • 13%
Youngstown Sheet *
Tube . 33
Total Sales .319
2:00
26%
66 >4
29
5%
4074
20%
125%
27%
50%
1374
35%
57%
674
1774
26%
2074
574
25%
23%
22%
65%
23%
16
15%
16%
26%
8%
2374
23%
10%
13074
138%
30
1274
2974
4174
24
22%
2374
1374
8%
774
52
3074
374
6174
3174
4474
29%
31%
574
16%
18%
14%
22%
13%
11%
9%
13 >4
9%
1674
2%
17%
24
26%
41%
27
15%
54
15
16 74
16%
43%
8%
2674
5%
39%
85%
8274
297
1774
7
5474
50
27%
23%
9%
49%
113
6%
29%
75%
1474
28
'12%
3174
TOO
DOW JOKES AVERAGES
30 30 18
Indus. R. R. Util
U A. M. .114A3 3947 1340
U M.11448 3943 1344
%; General Motor* 41% unchang
ed; American Telephone 134% off
%; DuPont 130 off %: General,
Electric 30% off %. and Consoli
dated Edison 18% off %.
WOOL MARKET
Boston, Oct. a2—(UP) —Options
on good sized lots of wools were
taken up In the Boston Wool,
Market today, the U. S. Agriculture
Department reported.
Fine staple graded wools sold flb
clean prices of $1.18 to $1.20. Me-!
dlum fine 82S grade sold at $1.1 T1
to $1.18, and half blood staple 1«
smaller amounts sold at $1.14 t<*.
$1.18. Options are being given om
one quarter blood fleece, territory:
and spot foreign wools suitable fori
forthcoming blanket bids. Sales of
scoured fall Texas vfrools were made
at $1.08 to $1.10.
COTTON FUTURES
New York, Oct. 22—(UP)—Cotton
futures displayed a slightly firmer
undertone In quiet forenoon deal
ings. The market started upchangedi
to 3 points higher and held virtu
ally unchanged from the Initial
levels near mid-day.
Small-scale trade demand in
fluenced the firm undertone as out
side Interests remained out of the
market pending Washington devel
opments In connection with fame
commodity price ceilings.
CONNECTICUT SECURITIES
The R. F. Grins Co.
Public Utility Stocks
Bid Asked
Bridgeport Gas Lt. Co. . 201* 22%
Bridgeport Hydraulic Co. 23 23
Conn. Gas & Coke pfd. . 26 29
Conn. Lt. 6c Power . 26 29
Conn. Lt. Si Power 2.20
pfd. 52% 54%,
Connecticut Power Co. . 29% 31%'
Hfd. Elect. Lt. Co. com. 42 45
Hfd. Gas Lt. Co. Com. 23 26
New Haven Water Co . 49 52
South. N. E. Tel. Co. ... 109 114
United Illuminating Co. 35% 37%.
Industrial Stocks
Amn. Hardware Co. ... 21% 23%
Arrow Hart 8c Hege ... 35 37
Bristol Brass Corp. com.39 42
Colts Pat. Pire Arms Co. 6i 65
Eagle Lock Co. 12% 141*.
Eastern Malleable Iron . 21 24
Landers Frary Sc Clark . 26% 28%.
Lux Clock Mfg. Co. ... 10% 12%
New Brit. Mach. Co. tom. 37% 40%)
North Si Judd Mfg. Co. 36% 38%
Peck Stow Si Wilcox Co. 8% 10 %i
Remington Arms . 2% 3%!
Scovill Mfg. Co.25% 27%)
Stanley Works Co. com. 41% 44
Torrinj^on Co.26% 28%|
Veeder Root . 3# 42
Wtby. Parrel Foundry Si
Mach. 27 80
Insurance Stocks
Aetna Fire Insurance ..48 51
Aetna Life Insurance .. 28% 30*1
Automobile Insurance . 85% 37 %J
Connecticut General ... 26 26
Hartford Fire Insurance 20 23
Home Insurance . 27 22
National Fire Insurance 57% 60%)
Phoenix Fire Insurance. 84 87
Travelers Insurnace ....405 425
TREASURY BALANCE
Washington, Oct 2* (UP)—Qovh
ernment expenses and receipts tofl
the current fiscal year through Oct,
20th, compared with a year ago:
This Year Expenses Lsit Yea*
220,039,252,043.74 $6,399,134,551,491
War Spending
$1$, 191,161,616.76 $4,401,360,741,401
Receipts
$ 4,272,674,211.40 $2,238,864,409,641
Net Deficit
$15,764,989,682.28 $4,110,858,391.83
Cash Balance
$ 5,697,020,275.68 $2,692,564,578.31'
SCOVILL
MAMOFACTDlIli
COMPART
WANTED
Electricians
and experienced
Electrical Helpers
«teMv Work
• day, M hour week
No employee now engaged
in full time war work
ean be coniidered.
Chose Brass and
Copper Co.
Metal Works Plant
THE AMERICAN BRASS
COMPANY
COPPER • BRASS
BRONZE
Ana^mdA
French Smell Tube Brench
Smell Diemeter Seemlott Tube*
Wafer bury Brett Goods Brensii
Manufactured Brett Goods
Americon Mefel Note Brench
Flexible Metallic Hot*
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