The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date in 1933:
Norwalk man defendant in damage suits
Mrs. Della Fife of Greenwich, wife of Carl Fife, and Viola Fife of Willard, in separate law suits filed in common pleas court, asks a judgment of $15,000 each against Bruce Donald, Norwalk contractor.
Both were injured on June 14 in a motor collision at Newman’s Corners. The defendant is alleged to have caused the accident. The plaintiffs were riding in a car driven by the husband of Mrs. Della Fife. Young & Young are counsel for the plaintiffs.
Will double force and increase pay
In addition to the statement given yesterday to the effect that Durkee Famous Foods Inc. will double its factory working force, the company reports that it will raise the hourly wages of all present employees and add to the purchasing power of the people of the community.
Applicants for positions will be interviewed on Thursday and Friday of this week. The newly hired employees will start work on Aug. 1.
Spending vacation at Mitiwanga
A group of Norwalk girls and their guests went to Mitiwanga yesterday where they will spend a week’s vacation in the Colonial cottage.
Those in the party are Mary Louise Baltes, Rose Mary Brady, Alma Bishop, Mildred Bishop, Bernadine Roth, Imelda McMann of Monroeivlle, Ila Cook, Margaret Baltes, Margaret Danemiller of Akron, Evelyn Miller of Lakewood, Lucille Shibley, Kathleen Gfell, Margaret Fry and Catherine Fox. Miss Magdalene Soisson is accompanying the girls as chaperon.
Daniels leads home run chase in City League
Dick Daniels of Berlin Heights is leading the City Indoor League players in the matter of home runs for this season. Daniels has smashed five circuit drives, three more than any other player in the league.
Seven other players have hit two homers apiece. They are Ralph Sweet, Jim Huber and Bud Whittaker, all of the Keller team, H.Deehr and Buckley, both of Berlin Heights, Spratt of the Rotary team and Carl Ford, Electrovita.
William Aggus sells his plumbing shop
William Aggus, who has conducted a plumbing shop at 75 Benedict Ave. for the last 46 years, has sold his establishment to Jos. Frey, and from now on will operate his business from his home, 36 Oak St. Mr. Aggus has a state plumber’s license.
— Compiled by Andy Prutsok