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Racine Journal Times (Newspaper) - May 7, 1953, Racine, Wisconsin t special Introductory Offer! the American Beauty sewing machine now only 129.95 Reg. 219.00 Beautiful limed oak cabinet holds this American Beauty �ewing machine. New round bobbin machine is also available in the portable model or your choice of 12 different tables and desk models. Machine ready to serve you well with all of your sewing . . . sews through heavy layers of cotton, drapery and upholstery materials, as well as ordinary dress fabrics. Check these features: Hinged Pressor Foot Forward and Reverse Lever Built-in Darnomatic Automatic Bobbin Winder Outside Control Drop-Feed Knob Numbered Dial Tension Control Built-on Light Round Bobbin Necchi-Elna Headquarter*, Main Floor Annex RACING JOURNAL - TIMES 0 Thursday, May 7, 1953 City Can't Find 12 Rat Traps The City Health Department Is faced with the "case of the missing rat traps"-and is appealing to Racine residents to help locate the "misplaced" items. It has been a policy of the health department to supply "baiting boxes" for the trapping of rats when residents reported the rodents in a neigh-, borhood. Can't Find Records. About a year ago, the two work-ment who handled the baitingl boxes died and up to now the health department has been unable to find their records of where the, rat traps were placed. Dr. Edwards said the traps are! not a hazard to pets and humans,! but that the department would like them back, just to keep the record straight. He said there arc approximately 12 traps unac counted for and that residents may phone the health department if they know where any of them can be picked up. Gene Matel, Racine humane agent, said that a cat which was rescued from a trap under a porch at 1706 Michigan Blvd. Wednesday afternoon definitely was not involved in the "baiting boxes" of the health department. Term Trap Dangerous. The cat was discovered by Ed ward Wemmert, of 1706 Michigan Blvd., who said he had no idea who put the trap under his porch Humane agent Matel said the trap was about 14 inches long-the kind used by trappers in catch ing foxes. Matel said the Humane Society is offering a $10 reward for information leading to the appre hension of the person or persons who left the trap in a residential district. "A trap of this size," Matel said, "is a definite hazard to pets and small children." HANFORD EXPANSION RICHLAND, Wash.-OJ.R) - The second major expansion program, involving more than $300,000,000 is underway at the Hanford atomic works. Work Includes construction of a $40,000,000 chemical processing plant and a $14,000,000 laboratory for various types of research. Greenbrier $29.75 Lyric $29.75 Chontilly $29.75 Brocade $31.75 Queen's Lace $29.75 Rondo $29.75 Buttercup $29.75 Strasbourg $31.75 Melrose $36.75 Stradivari $35.75 Rostpoint $35.75 YOUR PIN MONEY WlLt WIY^ EXQUISITE 1 .1 Lily of the Valley $29.75 These two Boy Scouts, Charles Jacobs, left, and Jon Blschell, submitted the prise-winning name, Camp Chlpplcotton and will set a free -Journal-Times Fhot* week at the camp this summer. They are shown with Rex Capwell, Racine Boy Scout Council eamplng promotion man. Racine Scout Camp Named Chippicotton The Racine County Council Boy Scout Camp at Pleasant Lake has a new name! It's Chippicotton. Chippicotton is the Menominee Indian word for Root River. It once was the name of the street now known as Mound Ave. Two Scouts are winners of the camp naming contest-both having chosen the Indian name. They are Jon Bischell, of Troop 48, St. Ed- llllilllii IF YOU USE liilii Hundreds of happy families all over Racine thrill in owning lovely solid silver bought with the few dollars each week or month that ordinarily slip away. They use BRANDT'S STERLING SILVER CLUB PLAN. NO DOWN PAYMENT You Pay Only . . . No Carrying Charga MONTHLY For a 12-Plece Service For 4 Persons BRANDTS ^tymtwfl* SILVERWARE COR NEARLY SO YEARS CHOOSE FROM 50 EXQUISITE PATTERNS Here at BRANDT'S you wilt find America's finest sterling silver. All open stock patterns so that you may add to your set whenever you wish, Choose your starter set today and dress your table with everlasting sterling tonight. Pay for your sterling with small amounts as low at $5.00 per month while you are enjoying its use. You pay only the nationally advertised price-no interest or carrying charge whatever. LARGER SETS ON SIMILAR EASY TERMS. If you choose a starter set or more this week, BRANDT'S will present you with an attractive wooden, tarnlsh-reslstont chest that will hold up to 56 pieces of silver. Serenity $29.75 Prelude $29.75 Royal Danish $36.50 Spring Glory $29.75 Damask Rose $27.50 Grand Baroque $43.75 2--Entrances-214 Sixth St. and 534 Monument Squara Grand Colonial 4J $35.75 H Schoolmasters Elect Officers Clement J. Crowley, Washington Junior High School science teacher, was elected president of the Racine Schoolmasters' Club Wednesday night. He will succeed Stanley Kordus, vice principal of William Horlick High School. Other officers elected are Lloyd Johansen, physical education consultant, vice president; William Hill of Washington Park High School, secretary; and Richard Nelson of Mitchell Junior High School, treasurer. Wednesday's election was held during one of the two or three meetings which the group, composed of men teachers in the pub-lice schools, hold each year. The wives were guests at the Torsk dinner at Dania Hall. Entertainment was presented by Wally L. Meyer in a series ot action songs and stunts. Meyer will ap pear on the program of the Racine Women Teachers' Association to night in their meeting at the Plymouth Congregational Church, SUGAR FOR "SUGAR" SACRAMENTO, Calif. -(U.B- The horse usually gets the sugar, but Mrs. Margaret Denman of Auburn, Calif., has filed a divorce suit against her husband, Sam, charging he sold their race horse to entertain a woman identified only as "Sugar." Mrs. Denman charged cruelty and asked $200 a month alimony. Sound travels more slowly In cold air than in warm air. ward's School, and Charles Jacobs, of Troop 5, St. John de Nepomuk Church. ' Chippicotton was the final choice of Racine Scouts. Rex Capwell, Council Camping promotions man, said the contest ran close to the final day when an avalanche of last minute votes by Boy Scouts put Chippicotton over the top. Both winners will be awarded a free week at camp. The boys who submitted the next five best entries will receive "T" shirts bearing the new name. These include Nicholas Pier, of Troop 26, who entered the name Raboscam; Larry Cowan, of Troop 45, for his entry, Okeechobee; Myron Bohn, of Troop 49, for Wanago; and Jon Bischell again, for his two other suggestions, Blackhawk and Thunderbird. Okeechobee means grassy lake; Wanago is a contraction of I want to go; Raboscam is derived from Racine Boy Scout Camp. Can't Collect Cost Of Roofing Job CHICAGO -(U.PJ- The best thing about the new roof on Carl Kniebusch's house is that it didn't cost him anything. A crew of workmen with orders to install a new roof at 1514 N. Paulina got mixed up and slapped the green roofing on Kniebusch's house at 1415 N. Paulina. Kniebusch said his lawyer told him he can't be forced to pay for the roof. CATCH 'EM YOUNG PLAINVILLE, Conn. - (U.B - Connecticut should have at least one good woman driver on its highways about 16 years from now. Four-year-old Pamela Mad-rick is in training with a miniature electrically driven car made by her father. She does 15 miles an hour on the street in front of her house. OTTE Sodalisfs Plan Living Rosary Sunday is World Sodality Day, and Sodalists from St. Catherine's High School will join with sodality members throughout the Catholio world to pay exterior homage to the Mother of God in an outdoor service planned for 2:30 p. m. Sunday in the Dominican Convent gardens. The publlo has been invited to attend the ceremony which will include a living rosary and the crowning of the May queen by Ceil Ottc, prefect of the Girls* Sodality; and Edgar Gastaldi, Boys' Sodality prefect. At the conclusion of the garden ceremony, the guests and sodalists will attend the installation of next year's sodality officers in the high school auditorium. Fifty - three girls dressed in pastel - colored formal gowns and 13 boys in summer formal wear will participate in the living rosary. The procession will be led into the garden by a two-man color guard and an 18-man Knights ot Columbus honor guard. Music will be provided by the St. Catherine's choristers. GASTALDI TRUCK MONEY JACKSON, Miss. - (U.PJ-Three Negro truck farmers, Percy Laster, Samuel Brown an'd T. C. Brown, walked into a car agency here and offered a 40-pound bag in exchange for a new pickup truck. The bag contained their joint savings for 15 years - $1,575 in small coins, including 15 pounds of pennies. We're shootiir the works DURING OUR 45 TH nnwi erdary. Sale-Men's Suits, Topcoats & Tuxedos Ends Saturday O Racine's Leading Men't Store SIXTH AT WISCONSIN OPEN FRIDAY 9 A.M. to 9 I'M,
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