Racine Journal Times (Newspaper) - April 3, 1951, Racine, Wisconsin THE RACINE VOL. 95, NO. 79 United - Pm TUESDAY APRIL 3,1951 Dial 4-3322 22 CENTS Between the Lines By Tex Reynolds Racine Loses A Valuable in County IN the resignation of Wilbur announced Racine not only a cracking good chief of but a citizen who has spent an amazing amount of his time and on projects of benefit to the whole Here is a man who hu made a career of law Never satisfied with what he he has kept He has spent many hoars teaching others what he so that Racine Other cities have had their police their between law enforcement officials and But never has a finger of suspicion been pointed at Like his immediate Arthur he has never tiven anyone reason to his honesty in operation of his this community needed a director of civilian body He was for the Similarly he has been for innumerable other Chairman of the Goodwill Committee for four and director of the parade for 14 are only two Go to a meeting where a community gathering or project of almost any kind was being and there you'd find Senators Tangle On Troops Issue Bat why is Racine losing such an To pat it because the failed to recognise his financially or His salary is a This is less than in comparable nearby If yon were to figure the number of hours he has pat he has probably received leas per hour unskilled labor in A little story much the chief has been by his City He didn't tell it to but it came from an The chief had been using his own car for official He received no or other allowance for it. So somebody proposed that the city provide him with a car for official as it does in the case of several other department He suggested that such a car be kept at the not only for his own but for the mayor or other city officials who might need it for official trips to other when he was called before a city council com considering the one alderman I suppose when we give you this you'll want a liveried The city finally advertised for and one of the cars is to be available for whoever the new chief of police might But as I this is a sample of the Hansen has from his employers for all the extra work he has put in over and above what he would have had to do to hold his The chief doesn't say publicly what he's going to do But I know he has offers of several Jobs outside of this and he'll take one of Alt of them will pay him much more he's getting It is interesting to note that while the aldermen failed to recognize the worth of this and gave him only a meager little raise in pay now and they voted to DOUBLE their own sal and they did it in a manner later found to be illegal But they were so appreciative of their OWN value to the commun ity that they had a friend in the state legislature sponsor a new to Page 2, Col. 1.) WASHINGTON Lodge pleaded with the Senate to back down from its stand that Congress should pass on every deployment of troops to He argued that would mean Congress would have to take a vote if it was proposed to send supporting artillery and engineers to join the six divisions the administration intends to assign to Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's North Atlantic defense are going to deprive the American soldier of his Sunday Lodge Lodge tangled with Senator Taft of the Republican policy committee chairman on the Lodge said it might even require congressional action if it was proposed to send 260 men or so to serve in a general corps headquarters under Opposes Taft said the approval of the four divisions would allow for assignment of men to a corps headquarters any The resolution would endorse the administration's plan to assign four Army 100,-000 join the two already in Europe to serve in Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's North Atlantic defense By a 49 to 43 the Senate 0P) - Senator j need for Sherman told the committee nine of the destroyer escorts are to be newly transferred while 15 were turned over to wartime Allies under Store Red independent newspaper in an unsigned said Russia has all her atom bombs stored 135 feet underground in an arsenal 145 miles southeast of It Soviet Union now has four atomic energy one near Tomsk and the others in the Kazakhstan and The atomic areas are heavily guarded by fighter it Police Chief Kenosha Girl Dies in Crash On Highway 41 New 50-Cent Pieces To Raise Educational Fund NEW - - On the i Each half a coin specially theory that people are a minted with congressional educational organization is in an envelope with a Mary 19, of was killed and three others were injured early this morning on Highway 41 in a collision of an bile and a started losing new half It expects eventually to lose up to a possible 5,000,000 of the shiny depending on honesty of the it 1951 TRAFFIC DEATHS City County 4 Total letter addressed an honest It asks that the finder send or return the to the hopes to get its investment which is devoted to industrial plus j schools and better education have faith that the ties for The government age person is said a spokesman for the Booker T. Washington birthplace expect to prove it to and 600]cymes� Also Resigns As Head of Defense Setup Wilbur chief of Racine's police has decided to who also is director feet south of the Milwaukee County The girl apparently was flung from the the two vehicles auto when Three Others The Marvin 24, of 111., is in St. Mary's put into it Monday language Hospital suffering a head posed by Senator McCllellan to the effect that Mr. Possible fracture of the right arm not send any possible internal approved selling of the at Racine's civil defense premium thus enabling the rial to clear 50 cents on each I The coins are embossed with I Launching the a volunteer corps of 15 college girls today fanned out over New York deliberately and with abandon losing half dollars in bus the head of Booker T. the famed 19th century Negro leader and After New the memorial plans to carry its hotel phone to other cities across the ways and railroad j tional troops further congressional It is the language which Lodge wants to knock Adoption of the amendment amounted to a sharp slap at President Truman who has said he has authority to deploy troops as he but will consult White House 8ilent. Thirty-eight Republicans and 11 Democrats voted for the eight Republicans and 35 Democrats voted no. There was no direct from the White Republicans want to put legal teeth into the Senator Wherry df the Republican floor told reporters adoption of the proposal may have weakened drive to convert the pending measure into a of an advisory opinion to the President He said some senators are satisfied the behind the admonition is strong enough so the President can't ignore it. On the other one of Mr. Truman's strongest Capitol Hill who didn't want to be quoted by predicted the President will do whatever he thinks is best for the country regardless of any advice Congress gives Two other Ann 23, and Phil 28, both of were treated for minor cuts and bruises and released told Deputies Paul Booth and Anthony he and his friends were returning to Kenosha after visiting in Skid marks showed that barn's southbound auto swerved from the west lane across the dividing strip and onto the east lane where it collided with a northbound and Ervin E. 50, of driver of the told Deputy Sheriffs James Anderson and saw auto about 100 feet ahead of his truck and in his lane of He said he headed for the but the two vehicles Gives In a statement to I was driving south on Highway 41 on my way home to Kenosha and was about to pass a truck when it suddenly cut in front of me. I tried to avoid the truck by pulling to my The car got out of control in the soft mud and we struck I believe it was the I do not know how Miss Stolp got Weigh New Plan For Wage Board Racine Casting A Light Ballot Racine voters were selecting a -A mayor and assorted other city wage stabilization board made up today in an election public members only has be- promised to be as quiet as the a definite campaign that preceded it. chiefs all but gave up City records showed that 35,5541 of winning agreement labor and management on a wage board that would handle emergency President Truman may have to former chairman of Racine spark-plug of the Legion Drum a member of the State Crime Laboratory and pioneer in establishment of modern police training said today that he will out of the on April 22. His resignation will be submitted to the police and fire commission Thursday Simultaneously he will resign | as defense Although Hansen declined to explain motives that had his his friends pointed out that which Racine pays its chief of police is WILBUR HANSEN voters are registered and eligible to cast a ballot But it appeared that only 60 to 65 per cent of between 20,000 and 25,000-actually would go to the Registration The registration total was somewhat by about 600, than the 36,149 eligible years sation for the ever multitude of duties and and that the pay has not been increased over the years in proportion to the Yanks Surge Across Parallel - - V. S. forces surged across the 38th Parallel in strength for the first time this morning in a challenge to more than a Reds massing for a spring Strong contingents of an American division swept across the prewar frontier on a 10-mile front in western Korea above nese screening the Communist build-up farther north put up slight act this week because of the pile-up of disputes in meat packing and shipbuilding which need immediate - J One leading management At the same the South Ko growth of the department Capital Division on coast - first allied division across decrease in dollar As chief of police Hansen I the Kenosha pays its last alec That election turned out 24,916, or 69 per cent of the eligible In the 1947 I 22,389 votes were striving lor man a nothing left to the absence of the agreement which economic stabilizer Eric Johnston has been to establish a the its bridgehead in the Communist homeland to more than 15 chief more than a Visits M0 visited 200 a year plus a South Koreans on his 15th board of public members Employment in U. S. COMMITEE APPROVES FOR ALLIES WASHINGTON - - The Rises to 60,179,000 House Armed Services Committee unanimously approved transfer of 24 U. S. destroyer escorts to friendly nations under mutual defense The committee acted immediately after getting a request for approval from Adm. Forrest chief of naval But in seeking Sherman urged ending the program of warship transfers because of this country's Principal interest in today's election centered around the contest between John E. Gothner and Folden Frank for Gothner has held the office for two alderman of the Fourteenth is making his first bid - morale office in a city-wide students nas dropped during the current school year as a result of Dean Blames War For Drop in Morale allowance for his When Hansen joined the police department in 1929, the was paying Chief H. C. Baker a In the last 21 years additional taxes and general inflation have far outstripped the increases granted to Racine's police During that same period the responsibilities of the office more than The department's personnel alone increased from 57 Odd-numbered wards are electing aldermen and and a Qf the voters are being asked to and anxiety to its present roster of 114 lot on four referenda with the men and three and the three proposed by the state gnd much more de- one by the j That was lhe statement of of Thirteen students of the from the An index in the lack of interest Clifford rein the election generally is l0 a study group at the conference on that 13 city officers are un- opposed for There I City Council seats and two County Census Bureau estimated that the department of higher education - - Board seats employment during March The polls in the city's 40 pre ped to the lowest March level will close at 8 p. m. since 1947, while the number of sponsored by employed rose to 60,179,000. The number of jobless was 2,-146,000, or 1,976,000 lower than in 1950, while employment was 2,628,000 higher than March last Appointed in 1948. Hansen was promoted to chief of police June 1, 1948, as the unanimous choice of the police and fire Chairman Frank Pinnow said at the of the National Education scored the highest rating and is attended by some j of the four men who took the state 1,000 delegates from 46 The bureau of personnel he has ends seniority and his past record | Houston said that a police officer were the - Actress regarding the future resulted in factors in our ACTRESS EXPECTING Nancy 22, says she expects a baby in She is the wife of Alan They were married March 19, 1950. County Board Votes Increase Of in Salaries The Weather FOR tonight and Warmer tonight about 26 high near 50. 15 mph northwest ELSEWHERE IN and cool fair and Lowest temperatures 20 to 25 over the northwest 24 to 28 over the southeast High 45 over the northwest 45 to 50 over the southeast HI chut and lowest recorded In the 34 boon ended at 5 p. m. 1�5I. 32 At S p. 31 At t a. m. 36 tow laat 32 Precipitation SO Minimum 28 The mun roae at 5:31 a. m. will tat at t dO p. m. I The County Board Tuesday Honored two Face 1. Favored passage of State Assembly 221 Transferred certain duties of the parks and zoning committee to the county county treasurer and printing committee Refused to make exceptions to a rating that official county cars carry identification Voted to call the name first in roll raised pay of firemen at county and clarified the position of the welfare committee with respect to the Racine County Welfare Page 6. The Racine County Board voted 28 to 3 to raise salaries from to a year at a meeting in the Courthouse Monday The raise becomes ef April 17 when the new board convenes following Vote Is In favor of the increase were Supervisors Frank E. James A. Herman J. Edward P. Nels A. Herman F. Roy E. Gilbert J. Jack T. Emil Arthur Fred and Joseph all of and Walter Hills and Edwin Claude A. Brown and Cecil F. Lester W. Andrew A. Francis E. and George H. Martin H. Gordon Bert Randolph H. S d w a r d H. Union and Alfred L. Opposed to the increase were Erwin Town of Roy S. 15th and Joseph Town of Victor Cooks was Francis E. represent ing the fourth ward of the city of favored the pay boost as a means of attracting better qualified men to the County Sees an Gilbert J. 14th said the increased pay would offer an incentive to the working man to run for office and take a more active part in city and county who has served nearly 40 opposed the calling pay He warned of higher County board supervisors are empowered to boost their own salaries to a maximum of under a law recently passed by the state lower grades for men who Hansen succeeded Arthur J ed in who had spent 29 years and other anti-social manifestations of behavior he number of discipline cases shot Students spent much time in talking about military occupations and the chance of what you want it you as compared to doing something you do not like if Photo appreciation for the co-operation you have given us and for the efforts you have put forth on behalf of Racine With these Randolph H. County Board led his colleagues in applause for Joseph and Alfred L. at a meeting of the board Monday The two have announced their retirement from Oldest member in point of 78, has served as town chairman and county supervisor for Caledonia for 38 He was a town supervisor for two additional He first announced his retirement in 1949 but was reappointed to the board when the newly elected town Edward declined office because of Peterson has been board supervisor for 15 7*1". Thanks U. S. Education NEW Vincent Auriol of France paid tribute to American universities which twice supplied the technicians and researchers to help save freedom in the Accepting an honorary degree of doctor of laws from Columbia Auriol cited the need for freedom in research and knowledge against the of the future the rattle of arms and the noise of heated controversy in the international on the police 10 of them as its Three years after joining the police department in 1929, Hansen was promoted to traffic and on Sept. 17, 1942, he was named Trained by He was sent to the FBI National Academy at D. C. in 1937 for a 13 weeks training course and has returned for further training 10 Since his I appointment as he has in close co-operation with ' to Page 2, Col. 2) flying visit to the Korean front and jeeped 15 miles north of the parallel to within 500 yards of their northernmost On his return to the supreme United Nations reported tactical conditions along the entire 140-mile Korean troops still maintain the he weaknesses in on the and in the lack of artillery and heavy weapons for the ground are being rigidly exploited by our j strategy remains unchanged and is based on not positional His remarks indicated that the 8th Army would strike boldly intoi Communist North Korea in an attempt to keep the enemy off Only a few hours MacArthur had reported in his morning communique that the Chinese and Korean Reds were gathering 63 their greatest potential force of the to Page 2, CoL 7.) Flood of Mail Demands U.S. By DON WHITEHEAD citizens across the United are pouring telegrams and letters into Washington demanding a cleanup in A large number is piling up in the office of Senator J. William The Arkansas Democrat who the sensational RFC probe is demanding a code of ethics be drawn up as a sort of for measuring the integrity of public Time for New Fulbright told the Senate laat week the RFC inquiry disclosed a moral problem in which officials abide by the letter of the but violate its spirit without any feeling of values of life which were clear to the he the founding fathers have become dim and fuzzy in The time has he lor a new look at what is right and what is And many Americans feel the same Every mail brings a fresh batch of cheering Fulbright for his fight for honesty in government and echoing bis fear that political corruption is eating away the moral strength of the Gives Some They go like From Texas - has happened to fb. Are we as a people so hungry for money or personal power that we have forgotten every of decency our dads I don't believe it Surely tharf are enough good men left to start x From New York City is high time that we gave serious thought to our standards of right and decency which are far too Not only in politics but in every corner of American From West N. Y. - and cleverness seem to have been readily accepted as an adequate and desirable substitute for the once respected to Page 2, CoL 4) Communist Party Will Attend Hearing WASHINGTON - - The Communist party agreed to sub mit to what it called an hearing to determine whether it should register as a subversive The party said it would appear sharp before the subversive activities control board which was set up under legislation sponsored by Sen. Pat D. Nev. Candidates Vote For Opposition OAK Kans. - - All the candidates for office in this little Kansas town were voting for the The men were voting for the women and the women were voting for the It started when the male city administration of Oak population 93, said they were tired of the always complaining about the way things were Most of the complaints were small they dog chickens in a neighbor's or building The men held a town causus and nominated 10 women for the offices of police judge and five council But the women didn't want the They met and made up their own slate of candidates -all Senate Group Revives 2 Statehood Proposals WASHINGTON - - The Senate Interior committee ap proved statehood proposals for both Alaska and * Senator O'Mahoney committee said he would press for early action by the In the last Congress the House voted for statehood but the legislation died in the Four Receive Medals of Honor For Hero Sons Killed in Korea Returns on and Tonight Beginning at 9:M P. M. Three mothers and a father came here in sorrowful purpose - to receive Medals of Honor for their sons who died heroically in battle in Gen. Omar N. chair man of the joint chiefs of was to present each of the parents the Medal of bearing the simple word and hanging from a ribbon of blue The four soldiers and the par ents receiving the nation's highest military awards Cpl. Gordon M. 21, son of Mrs. Mildred L. Mass. Korea Total Now Sgt. William J. 20, son of John Pfc. Joseph R. 20, son of Mrs. Rose B. Mass. Cpl. Mitchell Red 26, son of Mrs. Nellie Red save the lives of four comrades Wis. near Kasan last Sept. 10. The four decorations brought to Jecelin sacrificed his life in the nine the number of Medals of | same way while leading an assault Honor awarded to soldiers for in the face of intense enemy bravery and gallantry in the Korean All were posthumous President Truman presented the other five awards to next of kin at a White House An Army spokesman said the President customarily does not present posthumous but did so then because they were the first medals of honor given in the Korean The Navy last week announced the award of its first Medal of Honor in the Korean The Air Force and Marines have not awarded any so far in the present a member of the 16th 1st Calvary hand grenade with his body to He was credit with saving at least five members of his Gathered Ouellette distinguished himself from last Aug 31 to Sept. 3, when the 2nd 9th 2nd was cut off by Communist troops at He repeatedly braved heavy enemy fire to retrieve water cans and gather grenades from dead Red Red although severely supported himself by throwing one arm around a and poured automatic rifle fire into attacking Chinese Communists until he was The American Indian a member of 3, 19th 24th Infantry dis- smothered an played this near on Nov. 9.