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Racine Times Bulletin (Newspaper) - September 17, 1939, Racine, Wisconsin it Reading a Columnists Mail SUNDAY JOURNAL TIMES BULLETIN Ttx Our Own Dear I heard your radio broadcast the other night in which you paid sentiment toward the war had changed among many citizens of Racine during the last two or three I agree that there are more people today who seem resigned to the idea that this country must get into the war on the side of Britain and But I am one of those who still believes it's a lot of to talk about the need for to save democracy against Look what it cost us to save once and look what democracy suffered its greatest blow result of the World I believe in I am a born to my personal So 1 hate the thought of But I say the best way to save democracy is to remain at home and mind our own the no matter who this country will be the last real bulwark of democracy in the That it will be if we out of If we get then democracy is surely Why? Let me We'd have a form of dictatorship here during the Then after the war would come a And our democratic form of government never would hold together in the face of such a I by all means let at home and mind our own A. Main * Matter of Hear I think perhaps the Racine Insurance association has a good I mean the idea that bright-colored clothes help to protect children on the especially at dusk or on rainy But there is one little detail that bothers me - I use for money to buy such for my little My husband is on 'Nuff A * * Firecracker Under Dear As I rode past square with my wife and children last Thursday a firecracker exploded just under the wheels of my so startled that I just barely missed ramming into the car ahead of me. The next day I read where eight high school students among the hundreds who jammed the square for a football game had been arrested for disturbing Now there are who will kids will be The police should let them But while 1 am no and believe in giving youngsters a Jot of 1 think when some of them become menaces to traffic safety the one who threw the firecracker at my the police are perfectly in stopping In it's the duty of the If the authorities had failed to do and had been they would have been held to AT * Plea for Have so few years made us forget The last World the the Battlefields strewn with the Bathed in mud from constant sick and Fleeing from this man-made If war in Europe will not Let's save America for Washington Park Sophomore A. * * School Board Dear I think those parents who jammed school board meeting the other night made spectacles of most all trying to talk at and getting all heated up and Here's the matter what rules are adopted regard to school sntry or the promotion some youngsters are going to be The school board couldn't hope to please or makes rules that exactly I think the thing to remember is that the school board members are giving their time and effort without as a voluntary service to Parents ought to keep ihal in A Death Ends Laughing Of Famous Kingfisher Sept. 16.-^CU.PJ_.Tacko, the is Jacko was the most famous Kookaburra be kingfisher in It was believed to be the only one that a laugh to Jacko was fledgling Mr. and Mrs. nea r 1 it from some small They taught the biscuit * ' 1 VOL. 10, No. 18. SEPTEMBER 17, 1939. 12 PAGES Describes on Polish Ship Racine D. A. R. Formed Here 40 Years Ago Twelve Women Mode Up Chapter's Charter Membership By ROBERTS Since its organization Feb. 22, 1899, the Racine chapter of the D. A. R. has done much in promoting matters of historic and educational interest both in this city and Mrs. D. A. Olin was the organizing regent and there were 12 charter They were Mrs. D. A. Mrs. J. I. Mrs. William H. Mrs. Percival Mrs. Frank Mrs. Henry Vincent S. Stone J. B. Mrs. T. J. Mrs. J. S. L. W. Mrs. Charles Erskine and Miss Eliza Those who have served as regents since Mrs. Olin's tenure Mrs. Stone J. B. Mrs. Frank Mrs. S. M. Mrs. AV. H. Mrs. Mrs. Willard Mrs. John Mrs. John Mrs. H. C. Mrs. W. W. Mrs. L. J. Mrs. W. J. Mrs. C. E. Mrs. F. M. Mrs. J. H. Mrs. B. J. Mrs. F. J. Hall and Mrs. H. U. On Sept. 9 the chapter resumed its meetings with Mrs. Harrison U. Wood as regent for the third successive Aids Soon after its organization in 1899, clothing to Porto for sufferers from the war between the United States and Members were active World war giving money Red Cross and supporting a French orphan for three ' In 1900 the chapter united with other organizations in petitioning the Racine city council to purchase a strip of land along the lake near Racine college for park in the same it purchased patriotic song books for use in the public In more recent years the chapter has given an award each semester to the best student in American history in the Racine high and has sponsored a Girl Scout Among the programs given during these years was one of Italian dialect readings in 1911 by Fred Bickel at the home of Mrs. Stone and Miss When new citizens are members of the D. A. R. are present to distribute manuals on In former years when citizenship classes were the Racine chapter gave parties to new citizens and their There always a program and Much money and thought have been given to finding and marking places of historic interest in this The first placebo marked was the grave the Sylvania cemetery where Helmont a of the is Graves of other Revolutionary heroes so are those of Elisha Lot Search and Rufus Carver in Mound of a son and daughter of Revolutionary Caty daughter of Charles and James son of Thomas in this same cemetery also have been Marker At On Highway 38, near stands a marker commemorating erection of the grist mill in Racine that operated by William When George bicentennial was in 1932 the Racine chapter planted an elni tree in his memory near Washington Park high school and marked it with a Memorial dedicated to soldiers of all U. had no special marker in honor of soldiers of the until one was placed 4, 1934 by the chapter during observance of Racine's With the financial aid of their respective markers have been society in three named lor men who were active Gilbert JR. P. and D. Fratt A similar will be new Henry Mitchell school at some later to 3, Column 4) May Come to Life Points to Need vision Of Milk Supply For Official Shows Precautions Taken in Racine Argentine Bids For Auto Race From Ottawa Uncle Sam's of 113 ot the famed of to Europe in the World be Laid up since tlie war's are in good These are some of the at Solomon's Md. Sept. 16.-(U.R)- An automobile race from the Canadian to Buenos capital of the Argentine may be staged in 1942. Carlos P. vice president of the Argentine Motor disclosed on arrival here that he was touring Canada and the United States to form local committees to the The long race is being planned in connection with the completion By | of the Pan-American is more possibility which is expected to be ready in danger and more need for 1942, and also will coincide with i supervision ot the milk supply than I the of the 450th any other article of I of the discovery of the Health Commissioner L f. Americas by Christopher made be- Symphony Orchestra Again Planning to Bring Internationally Known Guest Artists to Racine By DOROTHY Discussing its programs I been This young past summer in Milwaukee who has already successfully Washington and also holding the first for the | formed with the New York i featured in one of the Grant park 19.39-1940 season during the past 1 harmonic orchestra and who will I concerts in The fourth j lore members of the League ot I Wisconsin Municipalities at last explains clearly the work his department and members ot the board of health have been putting forward in revising the milk ordinance of the At the last city council meeting the ordinance was introduced and referred to the committee of the j whole where it will be thoroughly i discussed by every alderman and I interested parties before being put the Racine Symphony orchestra has planned a series of concerts which will bring to patrons outstanding symphonic as well as guest artists of international The orchestra this embracing full symphonic will number about 50 appear with the Chicago Symphony on Dec. 26, will play a concerto with the orchestra as well as a group of solos with piano Members of the club will usher at the to a final When the new ordinance is radio and musical i Abram ' The week ot Sept. 25 has been set aside for the drive i for and ticket Have Booked ' patrons who served in For the third Edward that capacity last year have twice the size ot the group i tenor has been pledged their support for this was founded in 1932 as the j He appeared during the son's Little Symphony orchestra of Frederick its I j will again and Elmer i Slama will again serve as concert The board of directors includes Mr. Schulte as vice Miss 1 Fidelis K. business Fred H. Paul and John H. Putting on Merchant Is Popular Policy in me First Concert in 193S. FRANK Hundreds of Racine most of whom would indignantly and vehemently protest the slightest intimation that their On Nov. 22, 1932, the Little J ties might be defined as the orchestra ot j alent of adding purposing to present the best in j tremendous sums to the annual symphonic expenses of merchants and first a volunteers and occasional lone Georgia Admits To Law Practice program for which the Woman's club ot Racine provided its auditorium and D. Edgar offered his services as guest During the first this group of 25 presented 14 playing at the various halls 4 a V ' 1^ ' I under the auspices ot the j 10- 1 60r-L//0 owning the and also with several giving one concert at the Uptown theater and broadcasting over The second and third seasons consisted of a series of concerts at St. Catherine's when the slightly enlarged orchestra had the wholehearted co-operation of local With a small income from the of low priced season it was possible to afford a better type of symphonic music and also to bring to Racine one or two nationally known guest Secure The fourth year it was necessary to transfer the concerts to the and increase in membership and instrumentation caused the change of name to the Racine Symphony Additional guest soloists ot national repute were engaged as well as some ot Racine's best The fifth year continued the Miss Fidelis Rawson was procured as business the orchestra was and during the sixth season the orchestra presented Attilio Alex blind the Milwaukee Symphonic male and George Dasch as guest conductor for one ot the Last year found the orchestra at its and with the assistance of Harold the Don Cossack Russian Male Enr nio and Douglas bass the season was proclaimed the best for With seven successful seasons to its the has made great the approaching Through the first concert on Oct. 29 will again feature the Don sack Russian under the direction of Serge For this to be played at Memorial the orchestra will present the first half of the playing all-Russian and the Cossacks will give second the of the American drum and corps will act as For the Patricia virtually every merchant in Racine pays from to a Most of the money is wrung from protesting or victims under veiled or polite threat of boycott or of A bunch ot boys organize a They need So they swoop down upon the parents trade To this army of j with they remind their So walk away with promises ot merchandise Can We A group ot good at least they appoints committees to solicit prizes for a Another organization hits the storekeeper for money with which to buy advertising space in a Sept. 16.-(INS) j the victim shells out as Shirley 18, as gracefully started her legal would if an armed bandit youngest person ever admitted to similar request for a Georgia I The modern Portia is in every sense thin and Motley has her own design for As an she thinks that women lawyers should tiy to smooth over family cement disrupted and for she does not intend to either of the disillusioned parties if a divorce case comes Upon the shoulders of Motley rests the responsibility of an invalid mother and a family of three But she is A high school graduate at 15, she decided to study the law because liked it. She says she had not intended to take the bar examination until friends urged her to do so. She and is ready to guest artist well-known I by the council Jan. 15, 1924, and revised in 1925, 1926 and 1927. Dr. Thompson's views on the work his department is doing to protect the health of the city by closely guarding its milk supply is reflected in his talk before the He have one milk full and the veterinarian gives assistance In any special need or cows are tuberculin A goodly portion have been tested for Bang's disease and the reactors removed from the Most Milk certified milk sold in the city of Racine iS We admit there is some milk bootlegged by farmers on the outskirts of the city that is not and are always some city people who go into the country for their The amount of raw milk thus consumed is every farmer who is bootlegging milk is on a farm that has been shut off from the local market because he was unable to produce clean see the approach of milk inspection from a different angle than do most health 1 believe it is a waste of time to cover all the farms in a regular routine manner on a regular routine I believe in starting supervision with the milk delivered at the door of the Is that milk properly If investigate the is a simple test to determine this When the plants are all properly pasteurizing the then you know you have safe We wish to our citizens that we are making safe milk from clean check the milk as it delivered the Among the 400 certain number of cans will be To these we add a small amount of buttermilk and return them to the farmer with the pad showing the dirt in the Third soon as possible after the milk is a visit is made by the inspector to that farm and an effort is made to discover the reason for the dirt in the milk and ways that it may be prevented from We feel it is more important to prevent dirt getting to Page 3. Column 1) In fact many of the merchants say they would rather be robbed I in the good way for ' they can insure against theft and jan we sigh the For In rush four or five enthusiastic but determined Their church is raffling off a ton ot So the merchant takes a In comes a committee a well known The merchant shells Again And A little girl is selling The merchant kicks in. A man is raffling off a radio some golf clubs and a fishing The gives to Page 11, Column 3) A number of motor caravans also may travel from Ottawa to Buenos Aires when the Pan-American highway is Vote Districts Are Outlined Information Given In Answer to Reader's Letter EDITOR'S In to a letter published Thursday in on the editorial pace of the Racine the following information has been Referring to Racine county 1. What are the boundaries of the different districts for state (a) The and Fourteenth wards of the city of Racine constitute the First 'The Twelfth and Fifteenth wards of the city of Racine constitute the Second The towns of Mt. Waterford and the villages of Union Grove and the city of Burlington and the Ninth ward ot the city constitute the Third district is entitled to elect one Senate The county of Racine constitutes the Twenty-first state senate district and shall be entitled to elect one state According to the state the of the members of the assembly shall never be less than 54 nor more than 100. The senate shall consist of a number not more than one-third nor less than of the number of the members of the present there are 100 assemblymen and 33 state Members of the state assembly are chosen by single on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday of state senators shall be elected by single districts at the same time and in the same manner as members of the assembly are required to be 2. What are the boundaries of the different districts for federal (a) Unless otherwise provided by the state is divided into 10 congressional each of which is entitled to elect one representative in The to Page 7, Column 1) Signatures on Old Tavern Licenses Trace Names of City's Mayors as Far Back as 1889 By PAUL FRETE Names make Newspaper editors and believe that and at least one Racine tavern proprietor agrees with Especially does he think so when the names are those owned by former chief of the he it might be news when those names come out of a achieved quite a name tor itself in the halcyon days of Out of tlie dark basement recesses of Bohemia on Douglas avenue recently came to light a batch ot old and federal liquor Those of the city bore the signatures of Racine's mayors and were dated from the years of 1889-'gO to 1912-13. The first name wais that of Prank L. Mitchell who was the city's mayor one 1889 and the last Walter S. Goodland who was mayor then and who now is the Lieutenant Governor of the state of The licenses were discovered by Johnny Kropa who acts as at Little He points out that the first issued in 1889, was just 50 years old this year when he stepped into the The licenses were issued when the establishment was known as the Musil Hotel and owned by Louis The place became Little Bohemia in 1912 when Vladimir because of his Louis took over the business and built the palm garden which is now being In the days of Little Bohemia many famous people came to visit of the went there to Thomas president of stayed Chaliapin was a probably making the first of her farewell stayed there as did Mary Roald Ruth Bryan Owen and many mayors whose names are on the licenses include Frank L. 1889; Adolph 1890; Jackson I. 1891-93; David G. 189&; Fred 1897; Michael 1899-1901; Peter B. 190.1-05; Alex J. 1907^; and Walter S. 1911-13. Proprietor Kropa said that he in all give the licenses to the county Louis now fhe operator 10-yeat-old has jiame of that of Racine and hearing ol the of a bake is a price ot it hence the name of Little which he ran until 1931. In telling of the people who visited his Louis said that all never failed to be impressed with the indoor garden which he had Henry C. W. both of automobile stayed Others were vice president of General governor of the Philippines and J. the famous landscape Mr. Altman also gave the name of Count Lustig as a he the count is a guest of the government because counterfeiting Kropa of his the old He compared the oldest from 1889-90, with his new one of 1939-40. The only he is the Passengers Had Says Racine Woman Curtains Over Windows Veiled Light from Subs By HOFFMAN It's great to be in the United according to Mrs. Christine 1043 Lake Mrs. Wanggaard was on board a Polish boat on the Atlantic ocean when hostilities between Germany and Poland began September 1. were in the two she blackout was in effect on board ship and all ship radio receivers were Passengers heard the latest Mrs. Wanggaard through a portable radio which a young American couple had with Passengers Wanggaard was in where she visited friends and relatives for when she decided she had better return to the United Efforts to transfer to a Swedish line so she returned to the United States on the same boat on which she went over to the Polish As it the Batory was the last boat to leave Europe lor this country before the war broke out on board a Polish vessel naturally made the passengers even more jittery than would have been aboard a boat ol a neutral Among the precautions taken ijE crew of iron all drawing of curtains over ot absence lights of kind on deck and at of Crew Was Silent the first part voyage we able to tell we were by a movable flag on a map of the Atlantic but after we were out at sea the was Even the were left precautions were taken to prevent enemy vessels from knowing our location and to prevent anyone sending messages as to the ' bers of the crew were mum every when Mrs. Wanggaard who first visited a at the naval academy at- Annapolis before sailing to said she could not help but compare her first crossing with the return was gay and happy on the way she on the return trip a sort of tension seemed to press on everyone's Such news as the of the Athenia didn't help to dispell that The Batory left Copenhagen Aug. 25 and went down stopping at to pick up 80 bringing the total passenger list to 642 as with 440 on the trip which Wanggaard had taken in Had British Escort the boat neared a British destroyer approached but learning the identity of the did not stop it One of the passengers taken on at Cherbourg was a 18-year-old Polish who was bom in the United States but taken to Poland by her parents when she was still a The unable to speak a word of on her way to an aunt in we didn't know neared North we had a British destroyer and for The Batory went to St and then proceeded south to New arriving there Sept S. far as I Mrs. Wanggaard Batory remains tied up in New Maybe He'd The OKLAHOMA Sept. 16.---(A")-It was but y Burks his 3-year-old, if he wrote enough to get a next not writing Santa any said lor a xylophone and he to a kid in the next 1
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