Friday, June 15, 1951

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Racine Journal Times (Newspaper) - June 15, 1951, Racine, Wisconsin WRIT OF PREJUDICE against Court Commissioner Eugene L. Haley was filed for Richard Aceto Thursday afternoon, minutes before a scheduled preliminary hearing. Aceto's hearing on charges of adultery, assault and batteiy and carnal knowledge and abuse involving a Chicago girl, 17, was adjourned until 2 p. m. next Friday while Haley considers the appointment of a commissioner in his stead. Aceto, 29, of Route 2 Box 92, is free on a $2,500 cash bail pending the new hearing. Aceto was served with the warrant charging carnal knowledge and abuse when he appeared at the district attorney's office. MA^iSWwomsu..ram iSIOEGLANCIS OK Blacktop Oii Highway 45 Aii$llOM biMdctop tarluiag vniKt of �isht miles of U. S. Hlghlray 45, approved by Gov. Walter J. Kohler, will include one mUe ol.Toad in Racine County. Tlj* remainder of the project is in Ktnosba County. Work is tmder way on returfac-inj of another eight mile strip of the same highway, entirely within Radne County. This section, be-ln( done at a cost of $370,000, extends north from Highway 20 to the Milwaukee County line. The entire cost is being paid by the state. The county bifhway department Is nearing completion on black-topping of County Trunks G and T. Joseph Stocker, county highway commifsioner said. County Trunk G (the Six Mile Rd.) is beJnc surfaced from Highway 42 to Highway 38. County Trunk T (Lathrop Ave.) is being surfaced from the city limits south to its intersection with Taylor Ave. Stocker said work has not been started on either of two other resurfacing projects planned for! state roads in the county this summer. These are the blacktopping' of Highway 36 from Burlington to Waterford, a distance of 6.8 miles and similar work on Highway 38 from County Trunk K, north to the Milwaukee County line. Stocker said negotiations are imder way with the State Highway Commission to arrange for the projects. 7 Crewmen Die In Plane Crash JACKSONVniE, r]a.-4JPi-A twln-engiae ,Navy patrol plane crashed add l^irned in a marshland yesterday. Seven crewmen were killed ai4 two were injured. The craft, on a training flight, fell a mile and' a half from a/a auxiliary field doDg the St. Johns River between l>ere and Green Cove Springs. The Navy said there was nothing to indicate the cause of the crash. A witness said the ship's wheels were down as if it were coming in for a landing. It had reported no trouble. The nine aboard were part of a squadron called to active duty from tbe reserve here about three months yfo. The dead were mostly east coast airmen. 3 Rail Union Heads Call for Pay Meeting WASHINGTON-Cff)-Heads of three operating rail unions called 500 rank and file members to Washington June 27 to consider the railroads' latest contract offer In the long deadlocked dispute. Although the leaders of the engineers, firemen and enginemen, and conductors declined to discuss the offer or their reaction tp. it, it was understood to be virtually the same as that accepted on May 25 by the fourth operating union, the Brotharhoo*-of BallroBd Trainmen. Undefthat agreement, approved only two days ago by the wage stabilization board, road service men would receive a wage increase of 18H cents an hour and those in yard service S3 cents. Fishing Bricklayers Xatch' Wage Boost MILWAUKEE. - yp) - MU-waukta bileklayars who "went fishing" June 1 to enforce demands for a retroactive 32-eent per hour wage boost, won their demands today. They'll be back on the job Monday morning. Federal conciliator Jamas Dcs-pins said tha settlament provided for payment of tha 82-ecnt per hour increase as of June 1 If approved by the federal wage stabilization board. Tha new wage is $2.97. Elect State Minister To Baptist Council BUFFALO, N. Y.-(*)_Dr. Kenneth S. Latourette, professor of missions and oriental history at Yale University, wm elected president of the Ainerican Baptist Convention. Those elected to the General Council included tha Rev. F. M. Morse of Fond du Lac, Wis. ly GolbraMi 1 was beiaf � yal to hiai-cirf mw 111 ebsaive fathers Day Boniac a black ajtl" Happenings in the City SAM RIZZO, president of Belle City Malleable Local 553, is one of nine men who have been assigned to posts in U.A.W. Region 10. Rizzo will join Harold Thompson, secretary of U.A.W. District Council No. 8, and Stanley Gregory, international representative, in the U.A.W. office as a service officer assisting locals in thir problems. The office serves Racine, Kenosha, Janesville and Beloit. Eight other men have been assigned to work in cooperation with Harvey Kitzman, director of Region 10, and heads of various departments. DISSOLCnON hearing on the . , iHoosier Creek Drainage District i'ORMER ARMY warrant of-j, Circuit Court has been schedul-ficers may apply now for reap-1 j^^. ^.^ ^ j^j^^ ig gg^ly pointment at that old rank in the volunteer or organized reserve. last September, the hearing was adjourned to an indefinite date be- Capt W. R. Higginbotham, officer i^^l^^^ ^, ^ ^^^.^^^ ^^^^^ calendar. in charge of the Racine Organized Reserve Corps, announced. To qualify, the officers must have served honorably between Dec. 7, 1941, and June 30, 1947, and have been discharged as warrant-officer. Until this time, former warrant officers were enlisted as I sergeants. The hearing stems from a petition of property owners more than a year ago for the dissolution of the district. The petition was signed by owners of 7,800 acres of land in the 12,800 acre area in Burlington and Dover Townships. COLLEGE MEN who have not .____, , taken the Selective Service apti- LUNCHEON MEETING of the^^^^^ ^^^^ i, g,,,t t, ^^^^^ Welfare Forum on Monday noon' for draft deferment to continue Scooters Plan Training Class William U. Clark Named Trustee of Carroll College Vincent Vassallo will be the leader of an especially trained group of Scoutera who will conduct a training course in scouting skills at Camp' Freeman Saturday. VassaUo wiU be assisted by] Scout leaders Roy Anderson, Don Bums, Charles Riekkoff, Jr., Louis Scherbert. Russell Hansen, Ray Iselin, Ned Murphy and William Belden. The course is under the general: supervision of towell D. Thompson, chairman of the council's! leadership training committee. AU Are Gradnstes. All of the men are graduates of the scouting skills course held four weeks ago at Pleasant Lake under the direction of Jack Rhea and Ray Williams of the national council. Camp Freeman is on Spring St. north of Osborne Blvd. It is one of the near-town overnight camping sites used by Racine Scouts. A program of events beginning at 1:30 p. m will introduce such subjects as compass orientation compass games, demonstrations in axemanship, fire building, camp' sanitation, games for the open country and camp cooking. Clarence Po+thoff New KC Leader Clarence R. Potthoff was elected grand knight of Racine Council 697, Knights of Columbus, Thursday night. Potthoff succeeds Edward P. Haas, under whom he served as deputy grand knight Potthoff is a foreman at the J. I. Caie Co. Other officers elected Thursday are Anthony Drewek, deputy grand knight; Clyde Dwyer, chancellor; Stanley Tompach, warden; Gilbert Henken, recording secretary; Matt J. Keefe, treasurer (reelected); Harold Stcge, inside guard; Al Borowski, outside guard, and A. J. Langley, trustee for a three-year term. The new grand knight appointed Edward C. Murphy lecturer, and Richard Kroupa, financial secretary. Rev. S. B. Witkowiak Is chaplain of the council. William L. Clark, a vice president of the J. I. Case Co., hu been nunad a tnutce of Carroll College, Wankesha. Announcement of Clark'a appointment was made as the Wisconsin Synod of the Presbyterian Church closed its foiUMlay meeting in Waukesha Thursday. Mora than 400 persons were on tha campu| for the centennial meeting of the synod. Woman's Synodical Missionary Society and Westminster Fellowship. Unele Waa Dean. Clailc's family has a background in hi^er education. His imde, Thomas A. Clark, was dean of men at the University of Illinois, and one of the first deans of men in an American university. The new Carroll trustee has been in the farm machinery business for half a century. He entered the grain and farm machinery business with his father in Rantoul, lU. In 1903, he joined the Moline Wagon Co. as a salesman. Later he transferred to the Moline Plow Co., then to Emerson-Brantingham Co. at Rockford. He' was with the Parker Pen Co. from 1922 to 1931. Caaie Here la 1931. In 1931, Clark came to the J. I. Case Co. as domestic sales manager. He now is vice president and a director of the company. Clark has been a salesman, assistant branch manager, branch manager, advertising manager, assistant sales manager and sales WILLIAM L. CLABK manager in the fam) machinery business. He is the father of two sons and one daughter. Others elected were Rev. Mark L. Andrews, pastor, First Presbyterian church, LaCrosse; Benjamin D. Stone, president, Morten-son Lumber company, Wausau; Lament E. Fonteine, senior partner, Fonteine, McCurdy & Co., Milwaukee; William J. Grede, president of Grede Foundries, Inc., Milwaukee, and William G. Johnson, executive vice president of Allis - Chalmers Manufacturing company, Milwaukee. at the YWCA win pr^ent Miss,- . - MargertGleave. executive secre-i^^^^^^ opportunity on Saturday tary of he Curative Workshop in: at Washington Park High a report on the progre s �f *^^,School. A similar test was taken workshop. Among the guests willi be Mrs. John Batten, chairman of|by 97 college men on May 26 A Curative Workshop boar^ith^d testmg date has been set for June 30. Different sets of questions are used at each test. the who will participate ia the discussion period scheduled after the talk _ ] PETITION for adrainistraUon ARMY ENUSTED reservists,of the estate of Lester H. West-of any con^nent not on active,P^ial has been filed in County 'Court. The estate value has been estimated at $105,000. The only heir listed is Pvt. Richard West- duty now may be appointed warrant officer, junior grade, and be called to extended active duty for a period of three years, Capt.'phal, 19, a son. The court has W. R. Higginbotham, officer in j appointed John R. Brown, guardi-i charge of the Racine Organized Reserve Corps, announced. Detailed information may be obtained at the ORC armory, 16^7 Goold St. WILL, leaving the estate of Mrs. Elizabeth Meyers, valued at $15,000, has been filed for probate in County Court. Find Body Astride Burned Motorcycle POYNETTE, Wis. - - A middle-aged motorcyclist died Thursday night after his vehicle caught fire on a country road one mile west of here. He was James Webster, about BO, of Poy-nette. His body was found seated upright on the sidecar-equipped cyel� in a ditch. Columbia County sherifTs deputies theorized the gasoline tenk on the cycle exploded, showering Webster with burning gas. The body was burned badly, they said. SIGN PACT SOON MANILA-<*)- The Philippine JForeign Affairs Office sai'd a Philipine-lndonesia treaty of friendship and commerce will be signed at Jakarta June 26. an ad litem. ROTABIANS heard Hanford J. Brannum of the Brannimi Lumber Co. give an illustrated telk at their weekly luncheon in Hotel Racine on the lumber industry's efforts to conserve America's forestland tiu-ough proper harvesting, seeding, planting of trees and protection against fire. WEBSTER CLUB wiU hold its 31st annual picnic at Muskego Beach on June 23, starting at 9:30 a. m. Busese will provide transportation from the Webster Electric Co. plant to the picnic area. General chairman of the event is Joseph Kalrts. LOUIS MISKULIN, 27, of 1060 Washington Ave., injured his back Thursday afternoon when he fell from a scaffold while working at 1710 Park Ave. Miskulln Is reported in good condition In St. Mary's Hospital today. G.E. Electric Workers Get 9-Cent Increase WASHINGTON - (;p) - The wage stabilization board approved a nine cent hourly wage increase for 100,000 General Electric Corp workers.' These are employes not included in the recent cost of living advance to the ClO-International Union of Electrical Workers, The ClO Union had a cost of, living escalator clause under which they received an adjustment of nine cents an hour because of the advance in the government's cost of living index between last September and March 15. The same increase was aprroved for members of several other unions and the salaried or white collar workers who did not have the cost of living adjustment. Hand Russia Notes On Peace Agenda LONDON. - (ff) - The United Stete% Britain and France suggested to Russia Big Four ministers should meet to discuss easing world tensions on the basis of agreement already reached by their deputies in Paris. Identical American, British and French notes handed to Soviet deputy foreign minister Andrei A. Gromyko in Paris called for a Big Four parley "without further ef-forU by the deputies to complete agreement on the agenda." The deputies have been trying cainly to hammer out an agreed agenda for the parley since March 5. Racine Native ToBeOrdained A native of Racine, Rev. Eugene R. Zimmers, SJ., will be one of 30 members of the Jesuit order ordained to the Catholic priesthood in Los Angeles. He Is the son of] Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Zinuners of Los Angeles, formerly of Racine. Father Zimmers was born in Racine Sept. 6, 1920, and attended St. Rose parochial school from 192S to 1934, when he entered St. Francis Seminary, St. Francis Wis. He later studied at the Los Angeles diocesan junior seminary, Loyola High School in Los Angeles, Mt. St. Michael CoUege, Spokane, and Alma College, Alma, Calif. He has been an Instructor at St. Ignatius High School, San Francisco, and the University of San Francisco. Father Zimmer's brother, Michael J. Zimmers, S.J., also a member of the Jesuit order studying for the priesthood, will be deacon at the new priest's first mass at St. Basil's Church, Los Angeles, on June 4. 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