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State May Survey All
Hospitals On Needs ■■■ - Hearing Held Yesterday on Proposed Bill; Private, Public Institutions Included In Checkup An total hospitals both public and private and others throughout the •tata Would be subjected to survey to evaluate the sufficiency of such hospitals according to terms of a proposed bill heard yesterday before the legislative committee on Public 'Welfare and Humane Institutions. The BUI, House 617 Introduced by Representative Bdgerton Is com parable to U. 8. Senate Bill 191 In troduced In Washington'calling for a slmUlar survey for all institutions throughout the nation. Purpose of the Connecticut BUI, which was In troduced at the request of Gover nor Baldwin, Is that Connecticut might be prepared to Initiate such A program upon passage of a federal proposal. Actual provisions of the bill are as follows: flection 1—Hospital flurvey. The State Department of Health shall fa) make a survey of the location, else, and character of all existing public and private (proprietary as well as non-profit) hospitals and health centers In the state;! b) eval uate the auffldency of such hospi tals and health centers to supply the necessary physical facilities for furnishing adequate hospital, cUnic and almllar services to all the people of the state; and (c) compile such data and conclusion, together with at statement of the additional facil ftlaa necessary, In conjunction with existing structures, to supply such services. So far as practicable, any appropriate reports, surveys, and plana prepared by other State agen cies shall be utilized. flection 2. Acceptance of Federal Grants. The State Department of Health la authorized to apply for and to accept on behalf of the state, to deposit with the state treasurer, and to expend for the purposes for WAVE RECRUITER OPERATING HERE Waterbury Women Given Opportunity to Serve in > Medical Corps Eleanor Whlttemore, APR Sc. will be at the local Navy Recruiting station today and tomorow to re cruit women for service In the WAVES. The need for women to serve In the medical corps In hospitals both In this country and abroad Is dally becoming more urgent because ol mounting casualties, Miss Whltte more said. Upon completion of six months service In the WAVES, ap plication may be made for service at overseas bases. At present such bases have been established In Ha waii, and It Is anticipated that others will soon be set up In Pan ama, Bermuda and Alaska. Th eWAVE recruiter la also re cruiting nurses to serve In Nevy hospitals hern and abroad, In co operation with the local chapter ol the Red Cross Recruitment commit tee. Women who are Interested In serving In either branches of the service are requested to contact Miss Whlttemore at the Navy Recruiting office, Post, Office building. IRISH-AMERICANS TO CONDUCT SOCIAL |T - A special meeting of the Irlxh Amerlcan Social club will be held tomorrow evenln at 8 o'clock at 109 Bank street. Coming on th* eve of St. Patrick’s Day officers and members will participate in a so cial session to follow the regular business meeting Due to priorities and traveling restrictions the club voted sometime ago to dispense with their annual banquet until after the war. The banquet In past year was always of state-wide Interest, with many stata celebrities attending. Society Notes Top scorers in the Wednesday evening tournament of the Elton Contract club for the Weatern Con necticut trophy, held under the di rection of Mr*, W. Sherman Smith at The Elton, were: Alvan Davis and Herbert Root, 68; J. O. Cudahy and Mr*. Ruth Hurlbert, 67 1-2; M. r. Wltherwax and Alfred Goldman, #1 1-3; Mrs. Edward Hayes and Mm. George Moeller, 60. The stand ing: Mr. Root and Mr. Davis, 331 1-3; Mrs. David S. Price and W. S. Smith, 302 1-3; Miss Made leine Marshall and Mr*. Leon Love Joy, 300. High scorer* in the eweepetake section were: Mrs. Domenlc Florlo •Ml Mrs. Ida Blrdsall, 62 1-2; Mrs. .lame* B. Wheeler and Miss Pauline Miller, 64 1-2; Mrs. Luclen Blondl and Mr*. W. A. Hall, 54. The standing: Mrs. Blrdsall and Mrs. Florlo, 307 1-3; Mrs. J. J. Vree land and Mrs. Bernhardt Wilhelm, 333. CORNELL BRIDGE CLUB The Wednesday afternoon tour na ment of the Cornell Bridge Club, conducted by Mrs. John O. Morlarty go Linden street, closed last night with these winners: Mrs. George Brennan and Mrs. E. J, Nielson, 069; Mrs. Hsrry Leudeman and Mrs Louie Lougee, 683 1-3; Mrs. James Walsh and Mrs. Walter Dews, 607 1-3; Mrs. Keith Anderson and Mrs. John Broneky tied with Mrs. Eu gene Doherty end Mrs. James Ab ercrombie, 070 1-3. Top scorers for the evening were: north end south Mrs. Oeorge Goggln end Mrs. Frank Hardy, 113; Mrs. Nellson end Mr*. Brennan, 111; east end west, Mrs. Lawrence Ryen end Mrs. John Collins, 106 1-3; Mrs. Thomas Man ner and Mrs. WiUlam Reynolds, 104. High scorers in the Wednesday evening tournament Included: north end south, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Kelly, 01; Mrs. Paul Lord end Mrs. James Zerelle, 64; east end west, Mrs. Mark Merglotte end Mrs. Domenlc Ouerrera, 67; Mr. end Mrs •. H. Oabrlelson 66. The standing: Mrs. Merglotte and Mrs. Ouerrera, 304; Mr. and Mrs. Oabrlelson, 164 1-3; Mr. end Mrs. Kelly, 1«0; Mies Helms Anderson and Mrs. Floyd ■mltli lgl. which granted or advanced, any (rant or advance made by the United States or by any agency or officer thereof to assist In meeting the cost of carrying out the pur poses of ectlon s. Senator Patrick Wallace <D), clerk of the welfare board, questioned the purpose of the bill at yesterday's hearing. F. H. WATERHOUSE SUCCEEDS ANTHONY Frederick H. Waterhouse of Bris tol has been appointed a member of the Advisory Council for the un employment compensation act to succeed Graham Anthony. He Is counsel for the Manufacturers As sociation of Connecticut, Inc. BODY OF SUICIDE - TO BE INTERRED Identification Established Through Faded Social Security Card A human skeleton found In the woods near Lakewood Park Tues day afternoon was Identified yes terday as Taras Sall.ska, 68, 249 Citizen's avenue, Chief Inspector Joseph R. Bendler reported. Identification was made through a tattered Social Security card found In the mnn's pocket by De tective Sgt. Joseph McCarthy and Detectives George McElllgott and James Stack. Sall.ska was last seen one Sun day In May, 1944. A tobacco pouch found near the body was Identi fied by Mrs. John Rablnowskl, In whose shed on Citizens avenue he resided. A check on the police flies turned up the man's name, Inspector Bendler said. A native of Russia, he had served four ywars In states prison on assault charges. Dr. Edward H. Klrschbftum, medi cal examiner, saJd the man had taken his own life by hanging himself with a clothesline. Funeral arrangements are In complete There are no known survivors. SMALL NUMBER IN ONE FOR ADVICE Income Tax Payments This Year Free of Previous Years’ Confusion It'* deadline day at the U. S. In ternal Revnuc office on Leaven worth street today, but the Water bury tax-paying public evidently Un’t concerned. Only small group* of person* were noted at the Income tax heaquar ter* this morning and collector* predicted there would be still less this afternoon and tonight. The only answer supplied for the lack of the usual last-minute crowds was that local taxpayers had an early start this year. A large portion of the taxpayers are report ed to have used the simple with holding form and thus warded ofT necessity of calling for assistance at the headquarter*. The tax office will remain open until midnight today, however, to give every opportunity to the public to get the return* In on time. SCOUT DINNER TO FEATURE PAGEANT At the annual council dinner at Temple hall Tuesday, the Matta tuck council, Scout* and Cubs, will honor Scout* In the armed forces with a pageant "Scouting Carries On.” Scout award* will be made by council executive, and demonstra tion* of scout and cub activities will be given. Harold Williams, author and dramatist, who Is director of Camp Yaygoog, the largest boys’ camp In New England, will be the principal speaker. Mr. Williams has been an executive of the Naragansett Scout Council in Rhode Island for 26 years. MARRIAGE INTENTIONS The following person* have filed marrnage Intention* at the bureau of vital statistic*, town clerk's office: — Joseph Sebastian Bianco, 73 East Clay street, and Estelle Ols sewskl, 73 East Clay street. Albert Anthony Brooks, 694 North Riverside street, and Mary Grace Calabrese, 113 Lament street. Current Ration MEATS A5 Red stamps Q-5 through Z-5 an worth 10 points, ar* now valid. St March 31. Stamps T-8 through X and Z-6 and A-2 through D-2 will J-3 will b* valid through June 30. rROCESSi Blue stamps X-5 through Z-5 i points, are now valid. Stamps X-5, 31. Stamps C-2 through 0-2 expln expire June 2. Stamps N-3 through SU< Sugar stamp 35 in Book IV, vi through June 2. An additional sugai SB Airplane stamps 1, 2, and I In of shoes indefinitely. OAK A-14 coupons ar* valid for four C-5, B-6, C-6, B-7 and C-7 coupon* run Period four and five coupons of three, fotu and five coupons of the maiaane sw swtk 10 — sw u Where a Snub Is Good Manners As the Allies push farther Into Germany, intelligence dlviaiom con stantly remind troops they are in enemy territory and that friendliness with Germans Is dangerous. Above sign, being posted by CpI. E. A. Nault, Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, on the Canadian First Army front, is typical of warnings. Hospital Bulletins George Dobklns, 68, 25 Violet direct, wad admitted to St. Mary’s hospital early this morning for treatment of a lacerated scalp and possible skull fracture after a fall on the street in Exchange Plaee. Carl Barron, 52, 865 Congress avenue, was reported In good con dition this morning at Waterbury hospital where he was admitted yesterday afternoon after a fall at South Main and Bank streets. INTERESTING TALK ON LOCOMOTIVES James Partington Exhibits Slides in Address Be fore M. E. Society Development of steam eleotrlc, and Diesel-electric locomotives was described by James Partington, manager of tlie engineering depart ment of the American Locomotive Company In New York City, at a dinner meeting of the Waterbury section of the American Society or Mechanical Engineers last night at the Elton. J. Heartt Raub, Vice-chairman of the unit, presided at the session which was attended by more than 40 members. Tracing the history of locomo tives for the past 100 years, the speaker discussed the defects in various types of construction and described how Improvements were made. steam locomotives were operated with a low degree of efficiency 50 years ago because the fireboxes were Inadequate for the amount of coni used, he stated. A change in the construction of the locomotive chassis ad use of more generous grate areas for the fireboxes fol lowed, and the defect In boiler pro portions was overcome, Mr, Par tington stated. It is the boiler performance Im provement of steam locomotives that has made passible long runs, high speeds, and high hor.se power output, the speaker stated. Speaking of electric locomotives, first constructed In 1894, Mr, Par tington pointed out the number of such locomotives In service on class one railroads la relatively small be cause of the large expenditure In volved In changing from steam operation to electric traction. Special analysis Is necessary for each elgctrlflca .on project and as a result there Is a great diversity of designs of electric locomotives and there has not been any mark ed progress toward standardization the speaker stated. Technical aspects on operation of the Diesel - eloctrlc locomotives were discussed by Mr. Partington who pointed out there arc now nearly 4,000 such locomotives In use. Many of them have contrib uted to the faster schedules that have been Inaugurated, he said. V.F.W. TO NOMINATE OFFICERS TONIGHT Commander Francis A. Cullen will preside at a meeting of the Wheeler Young Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, which will hold nominations and elections of officers tonight at Florlo Post rooms, 171 Bank street, at 8 o'clock. CITY PREPARED FOR COUNTY TAX PAYMENT today made preparation* for pay ment of the city'* quarterly share of the county tax due on or before April 15 In amount of $19,991. Pay ment* are due the 15th day of Oc tober, January, April and July each year. Total tax for New Haven County a* assessed by the state 1* $340,229. ing Regulations 0 BUTTER d A-2 through J-2, In Boole IV, each amp* Q-5, K-5, and S-5 will expire 6 will expire April 28. Stamps Y-5 expire June 2. Stamps E-2 through ED FOODS ind A-2 through S-2, each worth 1* Y-5, Z-5, A-2, and B-2 expire March 1 April 28. Stamp* H-2 through M2 8-2 expire June 30. 1AK lid for five pounds, will be in force stamp will be validated May 1. 3ES look III are each valid for one pair I LINE gallons each through March 21. B-5, are .elid for (Ire gallons each. , OIL he 1043-44 Issue and period one. two, L044-48 Issue are valid of Aug. 31. All ill RED CROSS DRIVE REPORTED LAGGING Returns to Date Below Ex pectations of Committee, National Average Though returns in the Red Cross War Fund drive in this district totaling 190,000, have surpassed the one-third mark donations from Watcrbury and adja.cent towns are lagging behind in comparison with national returns in the drive Mrs George Cowperthwalte, district chairman, stated yesterday in a radio broadcast. Urging Waterburlans not to re gard the War Fund campaign as the membership roll call, Mrs Cowperthwalte stated that it U hoped whenever possible contrib utors will make donations exceed ing $1. Stressing the importance ol speeding up the campaign, the chairman of street and district canvassers asked that all person! who have not been contacted by a Red Cross solicitor to bring a con tribution to Red Cross headquar ters, 35 Field street, or one of the Red Cross booths located in the bunks, stores, of post office. Mrs. Oordon Hurlbut, chairman of camps and hospitals will make an appeal for funds tomorrow over station WBRY at 1:30. She will be Interviewed by Fay Clarke. WORLD WAR II A YEAR AGO (By United Press) In Italy, Allied aircraft un leashes greates weight of bomba and shells on town of Casslno; drop about 3,500 ton* of bomb* and 55,000 shells on German de fenses. Moscow communique reports more than 338 towns taken on all three Ukraine fronts. After week's respite, U. 8. heavy bombers based on Britain attack German city of Brunswick: lose three bombers, five flgster*. In the Pacific, Navy bombers attack Japanese-held atoll of Oroluk, 230 miles east of Truk, for the first time. Britain broadcasts final warn ing to Finland to accept the Rus sian armistice terms . . . “to re ject the terms will be to court national disaster. To accept the terms means the survival of Fin la n d as an Independent and sovereign state." GlRLSrCLUBPLANS SPECIAL FUNCTION Miss Mary Marsele heads a com mittee of five In charge of arrange ments for the Waterbury OlrUt’ club St. Patrick’s day party for club members to be held Saturday March 17, from 2 to 4 p. m. at tin clubhouse. Committee members include Junl lor leaders Loretta Caouette, Marie De Masle, Katherine Braall, Heler Dwyer and Olga Sabatowlch. The last game for the Olrla' club basketball league Is to be player tomorrow evening at the Hopevlllc gym. Hopevlllc will play the Slocum ichool team, league champions. Nobody Sees Ape At Work Kansas City, Mo„ March 15 —(U p.) — Peter the monkey had goni through the motion* of cleaning oui the Jackson County courthouse all ducts today, but few spectators wer< In a position to Judge the results, The monkey, listed as standarc equipment of the Ely and Els Cleaning firm, appeared for worl yesterday as scheduled. But Inas much as Peter was the only oni who could climb through the tins air passages, nobody had a chanci to check up on whether they weri clean or not. The scoffers, who had objected t< the whole proceedings ever since the monk was put on the county pay roll last Monday, pointed out thai Peter did not seem familiar wltt the cleaning apparatus. Petei wouldn't even pose with a brush foi photographers. At any rate, the monkey lived uj to advance billing which boastec the Simian would make two trlpi through the dirty tubes—once wltl brushes to loosen the dirt and i second time around with a vacuum cleaner to pick It up. Peter, who actually Is a little gir monkey, emerged be-grlmed ant sooty from the maze of pipes. Shi brought out quite a bit of dirt tha way, It was certain. Building Superintendent Blak< Mulvaney said he was satisfied wltl the monkey's efforts. ‘She was swell In the slx-incl pipes," he said, "even If she did sor at miss la the bigger ones." TRACY SPEAKS ON SO. AMERICA HUP Public's Reaction to Pres ent Chief Executive Not Too Enthusiastic Edward Tra.:y, export manager of the American Brass Co., gave a report of his recent trip to South America at yesterday's meeting of th. Klwanls club at The Elton. Mr. Tracy said that Argentina Is the Latln-Amertcan country which most resembles the United States He said he got an idea of how people there react toward President Edel miro Farrell and Vice-President Peron when he attended movies In Argentina. He explained that when news films of the country's ac complishments were shown, the au dience applauded enthusiastically but when movies of the president and vice-president were flashed, they were silent. At the business session, President Arthur Purlnton appointed the fol lowing members to committees: Fred Davis to membership; Frank Lewis to wartime service and John M. Sweeney, The Waterbury Democrat, to publicity. Next week's meeting will be a combined meeting with the Rotary at the usual Rotary club meeting, Tuesday, noon at The Elton. President Purlnton also appoint ed the fallowing members to serve under Chairman Daniel Farrington on the United Nations clothing drive, Walter L. Angle, Michael Devtno and Harold Bowman. STUDENTS FORM NEW YOUTH UNIT High School Students to Hold Dances Under Com mittee’s Supervision The recreation committee of the Y. M. C. A. last night elected offi cers and appointment committees to assist with plans for a series of weekly dances beginning In April. Students of Crosby, Leavenworth, Wllby and Catholic high schools are represented in the youth group. A social or civic organization In the city will sponsor the group’s dances each week, It was dlscolsed. Officers elected Include Michael Careusselo, chairman; Richard Standard, vice-chairman; Arden Caatonguay, treasurer, and Elaine Turner, secretary. Chairmen of committees are Wil liam Smith, program; Dominic Spranzo, refreshments; Carmen Capozzl, check; Arden Caatonguay, admissions; and Roy Schwartz, publicity. Three bands will be auditioned for the forthcoming dances and a committee is Investigating various halls throughout the city where the dances will be held. Oeorge Friable is adviser to the committee and Mrs. Donald Post is special adviser. Weekly metings of the group henceforth will be held at the Of fice of Civilian Defense every Wed nesday, it was also announced. PERSONAL WORRIES UPSETTING MORALE Home problems and personal wor ries were blamed for morale break downs among men overseas by Lt. Karl B, Justus, Navy chaplain, who addressed Ihc Mr. and Mrs. Club of the Second Congregational church last night. Lt, Justus, recently returned from 30 months of duty In combat areas In the Pacific, declared that com mon faith has brought unity to fight ing men of all denominations, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Harvey were co-chairmen of last night’s meeting. The club will meet again at Daven port hall, Second Congregational church, Wednesday, April 11. Peace Feeler Is Rumored London, March 15- (UP) —The Stockholm newspaper Svenska Dag bladet published a wholly uncon firmed report today that Adolf Hit ler made a peace offer to America and Britain early this month and It was rejected. A British office commentator said he had no Information regarding the Stockholm reports of a Nazi peace gesture. The Dagbladet dispatch was writ ten by Arvld Fredborg, the news paper's former correspondent In Berlin. He said a Nazi emissary made contact with "English and American circles" In Stockholm to advance Hitler’s peace proposal. Rumors of the move by Hitler co incided with a wave of optimism over prospects for an early victory In Europe, both In Britain and some sectors of the western front, By the Stockholm Dagbladet ac count, Hitler was persuaded to make the peace overture by Foreign Min ister Joachim Von Rlbbentrop In a "diamatlc conference" at Berchtes guden, the Nazi leader's Bavarian retreat. Hitler was represented as agreeing to send a high official of the Ger man foreign office—unidentified In the dispatch—to Stockholm. This emissary purportedly got In touch with similarly unidentified American and British "circles” In Stockholm. Contact was said to have been made with Swedish assistance. The Dagbladet said the envoy re turned to Germany empty handed, He was said to have Insisted that Hitler and Heinrich Himmler re , tain power “In order to avoid chaos" even If Oermany were surrendering , unconditionally. The emissary was pictured by the newspaper as “describing In moving words the dangers of Oerman Bol , shevlsatton," Three reliable non-mllltary sources , told a United Press war correspon dent at British 21st army grout i headquarters that peace was possible i within six weeks. Military sources at the headquar i ten, refused to speculate on an] ; specific dates, but said the end ap peared considerably closer than it “Flying Eggbeaters ” Grounded By Sorrow Hard-Boiled Dive Bombers, Pilots Familiar With Death, Grieve Over Passini of Buddy — Lieut Gordon R. Lewis of Waterbury, Conn., Memorialise His Name. Thf Civilian Defense Volunteer office urgently needs volunteers to oarry on the excellent week this office hss bene performing since the beginning of the war In the various community service centers which Include the Child Care Cen ter, Chase Dispensary, Waterbury hospital, OPA, Glrlys' Scouts and other agencies. Mrs. Donald J. Tost, executive director of the Civilian Defense Volunter office, be making a special appeal through The Democrat to obtain workers to help at these various agencies In order that their lauda tory service may continue during this wartime emergency. A HOSPITAL’S NEEDS By MBS. DONALD J. POST Volunteers are needed at the hospitals In this city to substitute for those giving their service to their country. The weather Is wonderful—we know It. Probably the snow Is gone for good—we hope! But Just be cause It Is beautiful In the great outdoors doesn’t mean you should let up on your wartime Jobs. Think of the poor patients In the hospitals. They can't get out and sniff that summer zephyr. But you could bring spring to them. Do you know that the hos pitals need aides—someone like you to bring flowers to the sick room and arrange them; to de liver their mall; help pick up their rooms, and Just chat and pass the time of day. Also, pantry aides are essential. They’re the gals who flv the meals, arrange attractive trays, serve the patients and lastly— wash the dishes!! Come and bring your friends. It's ffun to work In Late Realty News The following real estate deeds have been filed at the office ol Town Clerk Mary C. Kllmartln: Mortgages Minnie Prescott to Walter W Prescott, property on Cooke street IS,000. Release ef Mortgages The Home Owners Loan Corpor ation to Mary Shea. The Bridgeport People’s National Bank to Eugene V., and Marcella M. O’Neill. DRIVE CONTINUES FOR MORE NURSES Red Cross Recruitment Committee Hears of Ur gent Need for Help The Red Cross nurses recruitment committee Is Intensifying Its ef forts to recruit more nurses for service In military hospitals to meet the demand for casualties which are now exceeding over 1,000 per day, Mrs. Albert W. Hummel, chair man, announced, at a Red Cross executive meeting yesterday. Though nurses throughout the area have been responding to the appeal, many more must be recruit ed from this area to meet the quota, Mrs. Hummel said. Mrs. John Dillon, reporting on home nursing, announced that 9f nurses have been graduated, and 23 are now studying. A new clas« Is being organized shortly. Two first aid classes have been completed and six classes are now In session, Miss Alice Briggs re ported. Total receipts In the Red Crosi War Fund drive now exceed $90,000 Mrs. Herman Koester, fund chair man, told the meeting. Mrs, Norman Neale reporting or the blood donor service, stated th< next blood donor’s day will be Apri: 9, Over 300 people are assisting th< camp and hospital branch to as sembly and fill recreation chests Mrs. Gordon Hurlbut, chairman said. Reporting on home service, Mrs Julius B. Smith said that 296 case; were continued, 235 were closed and there are 288 still under con sideration. This figure Includes car; of servicemen, civilians, and It prisoners of war. Judge Patrick Healey presided at the meeting. EVIDENCE RECORDED IN $25,000 ACTION Presentation of testimony com tinued in superior court today be' fore Judge Prank P. McEvoy and i Jury m the $25,000 civil actloi borught by Marle-Ange Frechette o Waterbury aaglnst the Citizens <5 Manufacturers bank, as executo under the will of Anna O. Kahy. The plaintiff brings the suit ai the result of Injuries allegedly sus talned Jan. 24, 1043 In a fall on i cinder driveway at 904 and 1*1 South Main street. TWO ACTIONS SLATED WITHOUT CONTESTS Two uncontestcd divorce actlonj have been scheduled for hearlngi before Judge Prank P. McEvoy a a short calendar session of superloi court tomorrow morning. They are Helen E. X. Carison against Arthu Carlson, end Olga Berech Martino against Salvatore Martino. Numerous domestic relations mat ters Involving parties In divorce oe tions, are listed on tomorrow's as slgnment. did six weeks ago. Richard D. McMillan, veterai United Press war correspondent wltl the British Second Army, said botl American and British soldiers at th Rhine believed “one Mg hit" wouli collapse the last real Oerman resist ones. a (roup. Perhaps you’d rather be this kind of an aide—one of those wro works In the “pantry shelf’’— a cute little canteen where (ood les are served with coffee. But there has to be someone to pre pare these temptln( tidbits, to fill the cream pi teller, to mop up the counters, and to wait on cus tomers. Are you that (lrl? On the more prosaic side, the hospital always needs a good typ ist, or one who knows the flies from a to s. There’s work In the x-ray rooms for those who are the business and professional type I And If you want to bring the boy friend along—oh boy I What there’s for him to dol Can he paint? Can he do repair jobs on anything? Myl MY! He can? Have him Join the mainten ance crew and get on the beam. And for you poor souls who think you can’t do any of these jobs—get a group together and roll bandages, make paper bags (easy as pie and heaps of fun), or cut up rubber gloves into elas tic bands. All this can be done in the attractive volunteer rooms at the hospitals. If you only knew how badly you are needed—you’d call the Ci vilian Defense Volunteer Office 4.0909—right this minute and vol unteer. Do it anyway I Working at the hospitals Is Just as much a war Job as working In the factory. You’re replacing the nurse or aide who has gone to the front line. Please lend us your services and Join through the Civilian Defense Volunteer Office, 51 Church street 4-0909—a community Ohest Agen $10,000 ACTION OFF COURT LIST Scovill Company, City 61 Waterbury Were Defend ants in Teachers’Suit Litigation brought by Kathryn T Doherty, local school teacher against the City of Waterbury ant the Scovill Mfg, Co. as the result o a sidewalk fall on Bridge street Dc comber 33, 1942. was withdraw) from the superior court docket yes terday afternoon. No pleadings had been entered b; the plaintiff since Judge Edward J Quinlan on June 9, 1944, sustained i demurrer by the defense. In th demurrer It was pointed out th plaintiff did not claim there was i structural defect on tho sidewalk The defense stated the complain based on an alleged Icy condl tlon was Insufficient In law, an< that claim was upheld by the court Miss Doherty fell on a walk a 308 Bridge street in front of prem laes owned by the manufacturlni concern, flho callmed water fron the concern’s premises had accum ulated on the walk and rendered i dangerous condition. Injuries sli sustained Incapacitated her for 1' weeks, It was stated In the coni plaint In which she sought >10,00 damages. eventTdTscussed BY MOTHERS'CLUE The basketball banquet for SS Peter St Paul school team will bi held April 17, according to an an nouncement made last night at i meeting of the Mothers’ club of thi church held in SS, Peter St Pau ichool hall. Mrs. Louise Relslngei chairman of the refreshment com mlttee, will be aided by Mrs. Hcnr; Rochette and Mrs, Henry Theriault Plans were made to send eight ounce overseas packages as remcm brances to sons and other service men. Mrs. William McArdle 1 chairman of the dispatching com mlttee, with Mrs. Fred Webb ant Mrs. Ralph Oallow assisting. Mrs. Marcle Young presided a the meeting. Reports were read b; Mrs. Francis Blum, secretary; Mr* Charles McCarthy, acting treasure) and Mrs. Peter Kelly, chairman o the service honor roll. FIRE DEPARTMENT GIVEN $100 CHECK A check from Mrs. Minnie Oaes 318 Country Club road, for |100 wa received by yesterday’s meeting c the fire board and turned into th firemen’s pension fund with a vot of thanks to Mrs. Oaess. | Chief Thomas F. Cavanaugh sal that the check was In appreciate 1 for the work of Deputy atephe: Bloomfield and his assistants wh revived Mrs. Oaess and her daugh 1 ter Minnie when they were over 1 come by gas Feb. 8 due to a brea ; in a main which cost Mr. Oaess hi ' life. An application from William Me Carragher, 31, 107 McArthur drivi to Join the fire department, ws placed on file. SONGS OP OLD ERIN TO BE FEATURE! Turn Vereln will sponsor Its fourtl , annual Irish night Saturday at th hah at 1181 North Main street, wit ’ Irish music to be featured on th , program. Arrangements for the event hav , been made by a committee consist inf of Mr. and Mrs. William Keefi . Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fringe, Mr. an Mrs Emil Hummel, Mr. and Mr i Max Kohlstrunk, Mr. and Mrs. Her i man Mueller and William Schaeffc s Important cattle Interests ai I backing the proposal for a mea ■ packing plant at Chihuahua, Me: DEBATE HELD ON FAIR PRACTISES Lieut-Qov. Snow, John L Yancey Principal Forum Speakers John L. Yancey seeretary-tmaur er of the United Trane port Service Employes of America and Lt. Oov. Wilbert Snow last night were In mutual agreement as 1. the crea tion of a Pair Employment Practices Con.mission but disagreed as to the nominal strength of such a commis sion at this time, as both promin ent men were principal speakers at last night's second In a series of forums conducted here under the auspices of the Diocesan Labor In stitute. Mr. Yancey prominent leader of the Negro people who received the Lactere Medal from Notre Dame University last year as the most out standing Catholic of the year, advo cated such a commission as a PEPC so empowered as to "strike from a large section of Its (America’s) citi zenry the shackles of economic and racial slavery." Oov. Snow advocated less strin gent measures at this time declar ing the need for such a commission, but urging modification of Its pow ers at the onset that by education, anc slmlllar means of progressive accretion full pwoers might flower in orderly fashion. REMOVE BAN ON MAIL TO FRANCE Letter Packages Not in Excess of One Pound to Be Accepted Mall service to liberated areas of France, heretofore limited to non Illustrated post cards, letters, and letter packages, la now extended to Included articles of printed matter not exceeding l pound in weight, > Postmaster Charles A. Babin an nounced today. The postage rata for such articles Is VA cent for each two ounces. The service Is restricted to: Peri odicals and newspapers mailed di rectly by a publisher In this coun try to a publisher, agent or a sub scriber In France; and other ar ticles conforming to the conditions applicable to printed matter, mailed directly by a commercial firm or . publisher. Publications containing technical | date must comply with the llcens ’ lng requirements of the Foreign Economic administration, and the 1 forwarding or rematling of any ar ' tide of printed matter for the gov ernment of France Is prohibited. i ANOTHER JEHOVAH ! WITNESS ‘GUILTY’ t _ 1 Lloyd B. deal, 20, Bantam was . found guilty of falling to report for ; induction Into the armed forces by • a federal Jury In Hartford yester ; day, Judgo J. Joseph Smith set i March 27 for sentence, deal, a member of Jehoval's 1 Witnesses, quoted from the Scrlp ■ lures In an attempt to convince the 1 Jury that, no commands were given ' to support a nation taking up arms 1 aaglnst another nation. DUBOIS CHAIRMAN OF ALUMNI SERVICE i C. Arthur DuBols, a director of the Waterbury Y.M.O.A. and train ing director at the Scovill Mfg. Co., has been named state chairman of 1 the National Yale Alumni placement Service. Mr, DuBols graduated from Yale in 1918. 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