Readville Car Shops To Be Scene Of Popular Radio Show On Friday
Thomas Connelly of 285 Nahatan street. Norwood, carpenter and carman, will be in the radio spotlight as one of the contestants when the metallic din. of the New Haven railroad’s huge locomotive shop at Readville is hushed long enough on Friday. December 8, for the coast-to-coast broadcast of John Reed King’s “Double or Nothing.” There’ll be a visual audience of 1.000 New Haven employees at the fast-paced veteran quiz show which will be heard from 9.30 to 10 p.m. over WNAC and the Mutual network.
The program will have a definite “Casey Jones’ atmosphere with a temporary stage and auditorium set up amid the huge steam locomotives which is undergoing repairs to keep vital war traffic flowing smoothly along the rails. The contestants who will face quizmaster John Reed King will try their best for the $100 question. Besides Mr. Connelly, they are Mrs. Alice Conlon. Locomotive Shops machinist’s helper, of 18 Adams street, Hyde Park; Benjamin Gordon, night chief train dispatcher. South Station, of 1743 Commonwealth avenue, Brighton; Francis P. Taylor, material- hurry clerk. Stores Department. Readville. of 16 Davison street. Hyde Park; James Croke. dispatcher locomotive foreman, Dover street Engine House; and William Dunn. Southampton street Engine House.
Rounding out the program will be Andy Sannella and his band and Fred Cole, a local boy from Hingham, who started his radio career at WNAC, will handle the announcing.