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Racine Journal Times (Newspaper) - July 16, 1948, Racine, Wisconsin - 1C Utt I- Arouse Voters By GEORGE GALLUP Institute mt Opinion N. Democratic party served adequate notice at its convention that the campaign issue to be debated most heatedly in the months ahead is the one that American voters cite nation's most pressing domestic high cost of Reasons why high prices have assumed top importance in minds are to be found in statements by representative voters on the minimum family income required to live decently in their own In 1937 the typical American told Institute interviewers that a family with two children needed a minimum of a week to maintain a decent * * * But when he answers that same question 11 years the average person says that it now takes a minimum of a week for a family of four to make ends While family incomes have also increased substantially in this still at least approximately a third of the people say that their family incomes are below the minimum standards which they After representative voters in today's survey had named the ' sum of money needed by a family of they were your total weekly family income larger or smaller than Here are the Larrer Sane Smaller Don't know 9 the important fact is regardless of how they fare today compared with 10 years the 32 per cent who said their incomes were below standard feel that today they are having a hard time making ends * * * Because of their numerical the present party of these voters carry important implications for this presidential And as of today they favor the Democratic as their answers to the following questions aside the of candidates which party would yon like to see win the next presidential the Democratic or Wallace's third The Democratic Party Republican Wallace's Third Party 4 No Opinion This gives further evidence that the Democratic party leaders will lean heavily on the high cost of living trying to pin the blame for soaring prices on the It is that these financially distressed voters give little support to the third In the number who say they want the third party to win is below the national average as shown in recent opinion While the average American voter lists high living costs as the leading domestic he is pessimistic about any immediate relief from the burden of high In contrast to the attitude prevailing five months 4B per cent of voters with opinions believe there will be further price boosts between now and 1949; in March only 14 per cent thought new increases were on the This is another indication that the Democrats are striking at a vital An Institute poll earlier this week reported that a majority of voters citing high living costs as the leading domestic issue believe the Democratic party can handle the problem of high prices better than the Nash to Close For Retooling - Motors announced it would close its auto plants for four weeks in August to retool for 1949 Nash R. A. vice president in charge of said the four-week changeover would be used for inventory and for the usual vacations for Other than for the vacation most of the 12,000 Nash employes in plants in and Milwaukee will continue to work on the retooling Dc Vlieg Production of 1949 models will start Sept. 1, but no date has been set for the TREAT YOURSELF BETTER BRANDT ATA 84 ICE CONES All Flavors Visit Our Fountain Sodas - Malts - Sundaes 1 Frozen i Home Made Packages IPP A M fruit IlL Flavors Pint 29c Winter's Racine County Boy Scouts by Ludwig Holz I 3 IN Activities at the Racine Boy Scout Camp on Pleasant Lake are in full as the pictures above At upper Scouts of St. Luke's Church Troop 10 point a 120-jower the direction of the Girl Scout camp across the The scope is powerful enough to read the time on an alarm clock across the Using the left to are Bob John Bob Teska and Dick At upper the camp's a name goes on a gopher hunt with the Fritz is digging With him on the gopher safari are to Jimmy Christensen of Joe Kaplan of St. John's Church Troop 5, and Jung of Troop 44. At left Herb Hoppe of Troop 48, St. Edward's shows a frog that he caught to Don Pahl of Troop 44, Lincoln Don's it's a foot as he stretched out the frog's At right much camp activity centers around the an affair by the Racine VFW in 1942. Camp Staffer Bob Songe is shown helping Lowell Jenkins of Troop Trinity Methodist learn to able to swim only a few learned within a week well enough to pass his 50-yard swim test. At lower chef de and a very popular turns out the cup cakes that will disappear down the maws of throats hungry for The dark to the chef's have chocolate frosting on At lower the boys take a flier at log Bob ham of Troop 5 is about to j The popular saying at camp is rolling is easy as easy as falling off a Center inset shows the snipe i class sail the L. R. 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