Page 1 of 26 Apr 1959 Issue of Racine Journal Times Bulletin in Racine, Wisconsin

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 26 Apr 1959 in Racine, Wisconsin and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Racine Journal Times Bulletin.

Browse Racine Journal Times Bulletin

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 26 Apr 1959 Racine Journal Times Bulletin in Racine, Wisconsin. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Racine Journal Times Bulletin (Newspaper) - April 26, 1959, Racine, Wisconsin The Racine journal times vol 30, no. 1. Racine wis., sunday april 26, 1959 70 pages-5 sections-20 cents Senate approves labor cites need for off base Bong houses the air Force is seeking to build 1,390 family housing units on the Bong air base 490 More than the 900 already approved for contracting col. Charles e. Lancaster jr., base commander said saturday. Lancaster told a pr6ss conference that the additional 490 Homes Are needed for the most modern base in the world to have enough men quickly available in an emergency. He added that the air Force expects to need an additional 1,200 off base housing units to accommodate civilian and military personnel. That housing will be sought in nearby communities surrounding the base he said. Open bids in june the opening of the first 900 on base residences to a possible $14 million contract was announced Friday. Lancaster said that bids on the project will be opened june 9 in Burlington. Lancaster said the on base units will be built on a 225-acre tract on the Northeast Side of the base nearest to Racine about 2 Miles South of the intersection of highways 11 and 75. Eight different types of houses will be built. All will be Frame with some Brick facing and All will be of a split level Type. There will be two and three bedroom houses Lancaster said and some will be duplexes. The average Cost must be under $16,200 for each of the units Lancaster said. Included in the contract Price Are sewer water drainage curb and Gutter Street electrical and other facilities needed to serve the Homes Lancaster noted that finance spot big meteor in South Africa Durban South Africa a huge fireball flashed across the sky Over Natal province and plunged to Earth saturday night. Astronomers reported it was the largest meteor seen Over South Africa in this Century. People living near the spot where it crashed to Earth said it seemed to explode before hitting the ground. The explosion Shook houses in the area and rattled windows 18 Miles away they said. Ing for the project will come under the Capehart act which provides for the use of Federal housing administration Cha funds. Since rental Money received from officers and airmen is returned to the Cha the housing development will pay for itself in 25 years Lancaster said. The rent for the airmen and officers using the on base units will be the same As the quarters allowance authorized for them if they were not provided with on base housing. The colonel said the 900 Homes probably will be let in one Large contract although the project has been set up so that eight different areas o the development could be built separately. The air Force feels he said that we get More for the tax Dollar if we let one Large contract rather than a group of smaller hangers next the contract will be the first for the base which will be handled by the air Force. Until now All contracts for the base construction have been handled by the army s corps of engineers Lancaster said the air Force will let at least one other contract before the base goes into operation in 1961. That will be for four Large hangers. No Date has been set for it. Lancaster indicated that a 51-acre site has been set aside within walking distance of the residential area for the possible construction of an elementary turn to Page 2, col. 2 Gold afer casts Only no vote washing Ron the Senate saturday passed by an 90-1 margin the Kennedy labor regulation Bill Aii nod at routing racketeers and from unions. Sen. Ii Arry Goldwater a Ariz cast the Lone negative vote. Passage came a few hours after approval of a toned Down substitute for the my i 6 men escape in Forest fire Stroudsburg. A. A Crew of six foresters battling flames in Young Timber atop seven Pines Mountain was trapped for about an hour saturday in a sudden wind shift. The men Suff ered Only minor Burns in a dash through the fiery Brush to safety. The fire which started along Railroad tracks in the Pocono Mountain resort area quickly Cut a path across the Paradise Valley Highway and up seven Pines Mountain. About 100 volunteers battled the Blaze. It was under control nine hours after it had been detected. Ai War photo the Prins Willani George Fred the St. Lawrence saturday it Ocean ship in Seaway Crick was the first Ocean going vessel to enter when the waterway opened for business. The Seaway now is in full operation. The ship is shown As it entered the first portion of the Seaway the Jacques car tier Bridge. Montreal is in the background. Nikita gives Chilly reception to ikes atom test ban idea the Best from american heritage      too much Boom for los Angeles background Story Page 9 Moscow up Premier Khrushchev says president Eisenhower s plan to halt nuclear tests at altitudes up to 30 Miles will not solve the people would be justified in regarding such a ban alone an unfair Deal he added. Without using words flatly rejecting Eisenhower s proposal of april 13, Thrush Clive said the soviet Union would be satisfied Only with an agreement to ban nuclear tests anywhere. In fact Khrushchev said he thought it is quite possible editor s note unlike most attempts to explain the phenomenon that is los Angeles this one was written by a fifth generation Southern californian who is author moreover of three books on California history. By Rumi Nadeau on a hot summer afternoon two commuters sat in an Auto on a los Angeles a Vaquero of Early California. He ruled a wealthy Feudal Empire with a Colot Ful Spanish culture. Freeway stalled bumper to bumper their eyes swollen with the smog of a Hundred thousand exhausts. My solution drawled one of them is to make everybody in l. A. Draw lots to see who packs up and moves a Genera Uon ago this would have been treason. But gone now is the Booster spirit that sparked a 100-year migration to Southern California. In its place has come a desperate realization that los Angeles has oversold itself. How did this metropolitan area of almost five million Rise up from a Semi desert Good port its Story begins with Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo who sailed up the West coast of Mexico in 1542. From ships anchored in san Pedro Bay his men could see that it was a Good port and the country is Good with Many valleys and Plains and their opinion was confirmed two centuries later when Spain moved to take actual posses Sion of California. In 1769 an Overland expedition from mex Ico under Caspar de Portola halted near what is now the los Angeles River. Father Juan Crespi Jade a prophetic note in his diary it has Good land for planting All kinds of graph and seeds and is the turn to Page 13, col. 1 to find such a solution to the problem of ending tests on the basis of your proposals and ours As would meet the interests of nuclear As Well As those of All other Khrushchev s letter replying to Eisenhower was handed to the state department Friday and made Public saturday by the official Tass news Agency. A similar message was sent to prime minister Harold Mac Milan of Britain who supported Eisenhower s stand. A radio Moscow broadcast heard in London quoted Tass As saying Khrushchev s Mes sages to Macmillan covered much the same ground As the one to Eisenhower. It added however that Khrushchev was taking n positive attitude toward some Macmillan ideas on ending the deadlock Over on the spot nuclear test ban inspection. Macmillan s proposal for dec mining in Advance for each country the number of annual trips by teams to the site might provide a sound foundation for Success in solving the problem of stopping the of atomic and Hydrogen weapons the message was quoted As saying. In Lui in Evju cd Chian Bill of hights a / a a a a 8ht amendment. Will die again this year. Kennedy bore the main Brunt Racine Driver Hurt As Auto overturns Jour Fitl times i Ohio Wilfred p. Loendorf 35, of 511 14th St., suffered a head laceration possible brain concussion and a broken nose saturday night when the Auto he was driving missed a curve on Lighthouse drive South of the four mile Road clipped of a Telephone pole shown in upper photo and turned Over several times in a ditch. In lower photo Deputy sheriff Nat Cacciotti prepares Loendorf for an ambulance ride to St. Luke s Hospital. A passenger in the car Ike a Simpson 44, of 1912 Ladi Rop ave., suffered a Cut up but was not hospitalised. If behind time Check your St this was the third time around so there should be no excuse but if you were an hour late for Church. Or Are spinning your television dials in frustration because you re missing your favorite shows or if you tuned in an hour late on the braves baseball game then turn your clock one hour ahead which you forgot to do before retiring saturday night. Racine went on Daylight saving time at 1 . Today. In this Section local news pages 6, 8 builders Page 16 18 late Telegraph news pages 2,3,4,9,10 turn to Page 2, col. J rebuke City on court costs the Bill sponsored by sen. Of the argument in turning Back John f. Kennedy iwo major Mcclellan Amend now goes to the mouse to cols to write into the Bill ,.1 .1. A Sharp provisions aimed at where similar legislation Ched a Cemail and organizational year. But its picketing and at secondary boy there said it has a better Chance coils. His . Mouse he rings on the Eisenhower admin Stra Bills along the same line Al l insisted that any of ready Are under Way. Similar if ensure the similar Bill which the Senate passed last year was sponsored by Kennedy and former sen. Irving m. Ives Rny. After it was killed in the House republicans and democrats sought during the succeeding months of the political Campaign to place on each other the blame for its death. The measure passed saturday makes the Moat extensive changes in the Taft Hartley Law since that pact was passed in 1947. Some of these changes arc strongly desired by organized paljor the Al Cio had said it would fight the measure if the changes were not retained. A 35 amendment the Senate adopted .15 amendments and Defeated 15 in nine Days of floor debate on the Bill. Kennedy succeeded in fighting off All major amendments he opposed head on except the Bill of rights in its original form. This amendment offered by sen. John l. My Clilan dark chair tin of the Senate rackets committee was put in wednesday by a 47-46 vote. But the provision was considerably toned Down saturday by adoption of a substitute which Kennedy said protected the operating procedures of unions but still offered guarantees of Basic rights to Union members. Mcclellan also approved the substitute. Kennedy said he believed the Bill had been strengthened and improved in the floor debate and that its chances of final enactment into Law were enhanced. At the outset of the debate he had declared that if too Many major changes were made City of Racine taxpayers paid 75.56 per cent of the Cost 61 operating municipal court last year but the City gets Back an even higher percentage of the court s revenues two county officials said saturday. The two county Board chairman William Beyer and corp. Counsel Edward Krenzke were authorized by the Board last week to appear before the legislature to oppose a Bill which would change the court s present Cost sharing plan. At present the county government pays two thirds of the costs and the City government one third. City officials Are seeking passage of a Bill placing the entire Cost on the county government. Cite police cases Beyer and Krenzke said that nearly two thirds of the municipal court revenues were a result of City ordinance violations and were prosecuted through the City s police Justice court Branch by the City with fines returned to the City Treasury. As a result they said City taxpayer.9 received 79.89 per cent of the revenues from the court last year or about 4 per cent More than they paid in costs Beyer and Krenzke said a Bill to place All the costs on the county government would have very serious doubt As to its legality and other municipalities in the county cannot initially prosecute ordinance violations in municipal court As the City can in its police Justice Branch they asserted. That would mean that residents outside of the territorial limits of the City of Racine would be paying taxes for City turn to Page 2, col. 1 Racine area weather Aundy a april at it partly Cloudy and cooler today. Monday mostly Cloudy and warmer. High today 45 to 50 and Low tonight in the 40s. Northeast Eric winds 8 to 15 Miles an hour today. Elsewhere in Wisconsin partly Cloudy cooler extreme South and East porn rations today. Mostly cup tidy. And warmer monday with. Scattered showers Likely be ginning in extreme Southwest tonight. High today mostly in the 50s, exec Ujj. Lower near Laka. My Gaul a ii

Search All Newspapers in Racine, Wisconsin

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Racine Journal Times Bulletin Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Racine Journal Times Bulletin?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection