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   Racine Journal Times (Newspaper) - September 11, 1953, Racine, Wisconsin                                A 0)1*1 JOTJMf AXi . TIMES Friday, September 11,1953 Scout Camporee To Make History Final arrangements for the 1953 Camporee - to be held at the Ratio* Boy Scout Camp Chlppecotton en -Pleasant Lake in Walworth County for the first time - were completed at  meeting of the general committee Thursday night. The dates will be next Friday through Sunday, Sept. 18-20. The Camporee is expected to make history because more Scouts and Seouters will be at Camp Chlppecotton than at any other time to .the. camp's history. Several hundred are expected. Set Campfire Program. Although an Adventure Trail hike will be the.feature for Scouts, � special campfire program starting * 7:30 p. m. Saturday night1 has been arranged and adults have been specifically invited. They also are.being welcomed to the camp at any time. The-camp is located'on the east tide of Highway 12, north of Lauderdale Lake, and south of the Junction of 12 with Highway 20. At the campfire program a special Court of Honor will be held for the promotion of Star, Life and Eagle Scouts. In addition, a song-iest will be' under the direction of Harry 0*Haire of Chicago, a former�*mp leader. Robert Gibbs of Haclne. Will put on a magic dem-ohstra,ti6n, several Scout units will perforjm skits, and the American Legion Misfit Band will entertain. .^Sponsored by Legion. *TJg|;Cimporee's sponsor annually J* AtbWlcari Legion Post 76. Scouts who expect to get awards at tne Court of Honor will attend a. council board of review at Boy Scout headquarters next Thursday flight..   . Although the Camporee opens Friday, the program of events will get under way Saturday and continue until late'Sunday-afternoon The Adventure Trail hike - featuring a test of Scouting skills such as compass work, judging heights and distances and first aid - will be run off several times. In ad" dltion, athletic events are scheduled, and swimming and waterfront activities have been set up. A special program has been planned for Explorers. On Sunday both Protestant and Catholic Church services will be held on the grounds at 7 a, HONOR ELMER O. VOIOT - The Milwaukee-Racine Club of Printing House Craftsmen presented Elmer O. Voigt, a former president, with a leather-bound history of the library he helped establish. Voigt, third from left, established a library trust fund for the Craftsman's Club. The resulting reading room established in Milwaukee is considered the outstanding -Herold AneJtrgon Photo library in the international association. The 150 Craftsmen also honored past presidents at the dinner meeting in Danla Hall Thursday night. Left to right, above, are Win Brooks of Milwaukee, new president; Vic Schwarze of Milwaukee, who made the presentation; Voigt, and Robert Konsin, retiring president. Racine Hires City Planner , m. Richard C. Sinclair, intermediate city planner of Detroit, has been hired as city planner for Racine. He will begin his duties on Monday. Sinclair will fill the vacancy created in May when City Planner Robert L. Huff resigned to become director of planning at South Bend, Ind. " The new city planner is a Wis. consin man, born in Janesville. He attended Shorewood High School and Marquette University in Milwaukee before going to the Uni. versity of Michigan where he was graduated in 1950 with a bach elor's degree in landscape archi tecture; Prior to joining the staff of the Detroit City Plan Commission, Sinclair did land use mapping and field studies for Ypsilanti, Mich., surveying, landscape and subdivision, designing at Benton Harbor, Mich., and was city planning engineer in charge of planning at Bay City, Mich. ,8e�man Bernard a Sturtevani resident now in the U.S. Navy, is serving aboard the attack transport USS George Clymer   with the   Pacific Fleet. The Cly-mer   recently returned to thU country   after taking part in imphibl ous training off the coast of Okinawa PETERSON Pvt. Wendell J. Van Kampen, on of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Van Kampen of 8S1 Hayes Ave., has Joined the Ryukyus Command's 29th Regimental Combat Team stationed on Okinawa. Pvt. Van Kampen is a supply specialist in Company A ot the unit. Ha is graduate of Washington Park High School and attended the University i Wisconsin prior to entering eervioe. G.. Pe(er*on;[  Promotion of .Airman le Jesse o..._i-----*iBowman to sergeant in the Air Force has been announced by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Bowman of 2300 Harriet St. Sgt. Bowman has been stationed at Ladd Air Force Base, Alaska, the last year and is expected home on furlough in October. Henry P. Neubert, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Neubert of 437 Kane St., Burlington, has been promoted to sergeant while serving with the I Corps in Korea. Sgt Neubert is a member ot Battery A of the 938th Field Artillery Battalion. He entered the Army In August 1953. Happenings in the City COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE of the City Council will meet at 7:30 p. m. Thursday, Sept. 17, to consider the various offers' to use Lincoln Hospital, including a request from the Board of Education and a recommendation of the Racine County Medical Society. Other items for consideration that night will be the communication from the Town of Caledonia School Dis trict 19 seeking consolidation with the school system of the City, final payment to Kenneth E. Sarles for his work in providing special services to the city, and a hearing on an ordinance to prohibit the use of open flame candles in public as sembly buildings, except churches or fraternal lodges where the candles are used in rituals. FORMER PRISONER of War Master Sergeant Ulysses Yarbor has sent word to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Yarbor of 1J03 Lockwood Ave,, that he has arrived in San Francisco. He said he was in "pretty good health," and would be in Racine about Sept. 21 or 22. Yarbor's wife and three children will move from St. Louis* to make their�home in Racine. The soldier's mother said she had been asked to hunt tor an apartment. CUTS AND BRUISES to her face and head were suffered Thursday afternoon when Mrs. Alma McFarland, 42, of 1430 Grand Ave., was struck by an auto at State St., and Peck Ave. Driver of the car was Herbert C. Britson, 25, ot 1609 H Wlnslow St., who said Mrs. McFarland had "walked into the side of his auto." The Injured woman was taken to St. Mary's Hospital by city ambulance. POSTMASTER* JOHN D. COS-TELLO announced that flags are being flown at half mast at the Main Postoffice, the Uptown sub station and the State St. branch station. Until Oct. 10, an official 30-day period of mourning is be ing observed for the late Chief Justice Fred N. Vinson. * Promotion to sergeant has been announced for David E. Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Evans of 2301 Gllson St. Sgt. Evans is an operations sergeant in IX Corps Headquarter*. He entered the Army in September, 1953, and has been in Korea sine* March of this year. He was a former student at LaCrosse Stat* College prior to entering the Army.  - Journtt-Tlmt* photo ' STILL GOING STRONG AT 85-Despite his 85 years, Law. fence Brown (above) of 1340 Hayes Ave. has tackled the painting of hi* house. Brown is right at home, at the top of the ladder, painting aavea three floors above the ground. During fh feiom.frg of lumbering Brown was a sailor on the Great Imoit wopUy  carpenter. He never ofiielaUjr retired 1      Mv THREE VEHICLES were damaged Thursday afternoon when Milwaukee Road"FaTTw"ay^ car struck a parked car at Second and Wisconsin streets. The train conductor, James Graham, 1308 Orchard St., said the car, which was owned, by Edna Kutzer, Sturtevant, had been parked "too close to the tracks," and that the railway car couldn't avoid striking it as it rounded a curve. The auto was pushed into two other parked vehicles, a truck owned by Elmer Campbell, Route 3, Racine, and another car owned by Wallace Jarvis of Union Grove. RACINE AREA NURSES will meet in Milwaukee Oct. 1 through 3 for the annual convention of the Wisconsin State Nurses Association. Mrs. Helen Mary Bruno of 1718 Franklin St., Racine district president, said the convention will include group: meetings of special interest for the administrative, public health, private duty, general duty and industrial nurses. UWR Faculty Attends Session Faculty members of the University of Wisconsin in Racine are meeting today in Madison with staff members from other extension centers in the state. Uni versity classes begin Sept. 21. Next week incoming students will take part in the UWR orlen tation activities, starting Tuesday. Various tests are scheduled along with several social events. A faculty-student reception will be held in the Student Union at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday and at 8 p. m the parents have been invited to meet the faculty in the Union. Sophomore registration is scheduled from 8:30 a. m. to noon Thursday and freshmen registration is'planned for 1 to 4 p. m A men's smoker will be held in the Union at 7:30 p. m. Thursday and at the same time there will be a reception for the women students at the Henrietta Benstead Nurses' Home. Grid Club Files For Incorporation Articles of incorporation were filed With the secretary of state in Madison today by the Racine Professional Football Club Inc., |to organize, manage and conduct games. The corporation will issue 300 shares of no par value stock. Incorporators are William Konicek, G. F. Heinisch and Ed Qalheim, all ot Racine. The corporation is fielding the Raiders in the Central States Football League. Temperatures (For 24 hours ended at 8 a. m. today). City Racine ................ 78 Madison............... 82 Milwaukee -,:......... 78 Chicago .......... 88 Detroit................ 77 Miami................89 New York.............80 New Orleans ..........88 Denver................ 83 Phoenix...............103 Los Angeles.......'.... 76 Seattle................ 78 High Lowj 60 56 61 65 62 73 60 67 54 70 64 52 FETE SAFETY WINNERS-Winning team of drivers and mechanics in the inter-company, quarterly, safety competition at the Racine Motor Coach Lines, Inc., was treated to a major league baseball game and a steak dinner recently. The team, one of eight, won by having no chargeable accident during the period from June 1 to Aug. 31. Similar inter-company competitions are held at the five other bus lines operated by the Chicago, Milwaukee and North Shore Railway. Participating in the winning team's outing were (left to right, front row) James Zwetsch, Bill Hewitt, Police Inspector John Secanky,, Kenneth WellL captain ot the winning team, Otto Lang, Sheriff Rudolph Spieker, James Cloyd, Anders Anderson, Charles Ambrose, Arthur Iverson, Lloyd Elchler, Robert Merchant, and Marshall Baker; (back row) D. S. Durbin, treasurer, Carroll Heft, claim attorney, A. A. Loehner, Oscar Schantlni, Fred C. Worden, general manager, Douglas Greene,' Joseph Kopecky and Alex Madole, superintendent. Fund Grows to Send Kilties To Drum Corps World Series The fund to send the Kilties Drum and Bugle Corps to New Jersey for the "world series" ot drum corps competition is growing. In fact, it took Joseph Teska, business manager of the corps, a half hour Thursday night to read the present list of names of contributors to the Kilties Parents' Club. The response to the public appeal for help in raising the $4,000 necessary to transport and feed the corps on the four-day trip was described by Teska as "one of the most gratifying experiences in my life." Other Corps Aid. "The corps is finding out that it has friends in all walks of life, many of whom we don't even know, and believe me, none of them will have cause for anything but pride as a result of our trip to New Jersey." Teska said many of the contributions were accompanied by letters extending best wishes. One of the larger checks came gifts an from industry and 'smaller from everywhere: A check was received from out-of-town drum corps. Money was sent from other corps in Racine. One of the downtown stores, reported it had set up a collection box in the employes' lounge. The Police Department tent word it was taking up a collection. ; The man on the street who merely watched the Kilties in parades sent money for the fund. Teska said there was no way ot knowing, at this time, the exact total of the contributions and pledges. But he said there was no question that the public was mak ing a generous response and by the time the corps is ready to leave] for the "Dream Contest" next Wednesday, a large share of the expenses will be contributed. Longest Road Trip. The trip to the east coast and the contest in Jersey City will be the longest road trip ever taken by the corps. While in Jersey City the corps will be furnished free housing at the Y.M.C.A. The trip expenses will be the cost of train transportation and food. Several projects to raise funds to operate the corps through the remainder of the year ware announced at Thursday's meeting of the Parents' Club by Mrs. Everett Hansen, president. A rummage sal* will ho held en Oct. 1 at the Racine Street Community House and the annual card party on Oct. 21 at the Y.M.C.A. Mrs. Les Long was appointed chairman of the rummage salt while Mrs. Karl Crane and Mm, Thomas Koetting were named eo� chairmen of the card party. Mrs. Richard Andersen was named chairman ot the annual Kiltie and parents banquet to bo hold in the new Y.W.C.A. on Oct 14. This weekend too Kilties will compete at Rivervlew Park, Chicago, on Saturday night, and will play between halves at the Racine Raiders football game at Horlick Athletic Field Sunday, } SERPENT SENTINEL In India, it is a common belief that if a wealthy man dies without an heir, he returns in the ferns ot a serpent to guard his wealth, according to the Encyclopedia Bri* tannics. GEORGE B. WALTER, former Washington Park High School principal and now dean of Law rence College, will address the Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers at its summer conference Sept. 18 and 19 at Elkhart Lake. CITY HALL will be open for business on Saturdays from 8 a m. to noon starting tomorrow. The building was closed Saturdays during July and August. COUNTY EMPLOYES will hold their annual picnic Sunday at Pierce Woods, beginning at 10 a. m. JEE WHIZ MEMPHIS, Tenn. -�J.R)_Mr and Mrs. J. W. Wilcox have seven children and each child's first name begins with J. There's John Jr., Jerry, Joe, Janice, Jeff, Jean ette and Joyce. SEWERS CLOGGED? Why pay bag money fee hare yeut front lawn dug up when dralnaeje lines become clogged? Beyer's uui-ing Septic Tank Cleaner and Drain Opener wil resnovc roots, rasp, paper, grease aatd other organic matter, Cost is low and r-uht are quick OBT BOMB TODAY 1 USE SIPTIC-TANK AND CESSPOOL CLEANER Eliminates digging & pumping, Removes sludge, fibrous trot roott, STIMULATES BACTERIA DWi Ave,   iy ENROLL for' �'> EVENING CLASSES ENROLLMENTS CLASSES BEGIN FEES VOCATIONAL AND ADULT SCHOOL 800 Center Street Racine, Wisconsin will be taken September 14. IS. 1ft, 17. frees 7 to 9 p.m. In that school In which the elaas will be held. Enrollments will be taken at the Vocational and Adalt School and the following Educational Centers: MeKlaley Junior High Mitchell Junior High Washington Junior High week of September II and are scheduled for IS weeks unless otherwise stated. Enrollment-St.M each subject Tuition-non-mldent ISe per how Supplies-text or cost of material All fees payable at time of enrollment COURSES AVAILABLE BUSINESS Bookeeplng (Beg. & Intermediate)	T-Th	Vocational Business Letter Writing	M	Vocational Comptometry & Machine Calculation	M-W	Vocational Dictaphone	T-Th	Vocational Dictation & Transcription	Th	Vocational (Adv. Gregg)		 Gregg Shorthand (Beg.)	M-W	Vocational Gregg Shorthand (Intermediate)	T	Vocational Income Tax	Th	Vocational Payroll Records	M	Vocational Show Card Lettering	T	Vocational Thomas Shorthand (Adv.)	T-Th	Vocational Traffic and Transportation	M	Vocational Typing I	M-W	Vocational 	T-Th	McKinley 	M-W	Washington Typing (Advanced)	T-Th	Vocational GENERAL IMPROVEMENT		 Ceramics	M-W	McKinley Citizenship	M-W	Vocational Conversational Spanish I	T	Mitchell Conversational Spanish II	Th	Mitchell Creative Writing	T	Vocational English for New Americans (Beg.)	M-W	Vocational English for New Americans (Adv.)	M-W	Vocational Improve Your English	T	McKinley Institute for Bankers	W	Vocational Investments & How to Make Them	M	McKinley Peasant Art '	T or Th	Mitchell 	W	McKinley Public Speaking	M	Vocational Red Cross First Aid	T or Th	Vocational Traffic Safety Institute	T	Vocational Upholstery	M or W	Vocational 	T or Th	McKinley 	M or W	Mitchell 	TorTh	Washington HOMEMAKING Better Buymanship for Homemakers.   W Clothing I �'1 Clothing III (Clinic) Cooking for Guests Home Decoration Knitting e Millinery I Millinery II Millinery III (Feather Hats) New Bride's Course Weaving (Beginning) M-W M-W M-W M-W T or Th T T T Th Th Th Mor W Th T W M T T M M Th Tfc W T W .T M McKinley Vocational McKinley Mitchell Washington Vocational McKinley Mitchell Washington McKinley MitcbeU Washington Vocational McKinley Washington Mitchell Washington Vocational McKinley Mitchell Washington Vocational McKinley Mitchell Washington Washington McKinley Vocational TRADE AND INDUSTRY Auto Mechanics Blueprint Reading (Metal Trades) Cabinet Making HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT American History Chemistry Economics English T-Th M-W M-W T-Th T-Th Vocational Vocational Vocational Vocational Veeetatstal A,. 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