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Racine Journal Times Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 3, 1960, Racine, Wisconsin The Racine journal times vol. 31, no. 11. Racine wis., sunday july 3, 1960 58 pages a sections-20 cents  a father and 6 children die in state mashup Goodwill Parade will step off at 10 a. M. Monday the major attraction of the 1960 Goodwill Celebration the Parade will March through Racine on a revised route monday because of the Road improvement work on main St. Between 7th and 14th its. The annual 2 a hour Long Goodwill Parade will get underway at 10 . Monday said Parade chairman Kenneth Weill. 87 units 21 bands eighty seven units will participate Weill said. Twenty one will be bands and drum and Bugle corps. This year s 2.8 mile route for the Parade will begin at n. Main St. And Goold St., and move South on main to 16th St., then West to Park    state drum Champ corps Ion vie championship american legion drum and Bugle corps from six states will appear in the Goodwill spectacular senior invitation drum corps cd no test at 7 30 . Today at Hor lick Field. The event is sponsored by the Racine american legion boys of 76" drum and Bugle corps the Wisconsin Champion. Competing will be the Skokie 111. Indians Kewaunee 111. Black knights Detroit Mich lamplighters Belle Fontaine Ohio Angels St. Louis to spirit of St. Louis and the Laporte ind the St. Louis and Detroit corps will March in the Parade monday. In a today s program ave., and South to 14th St. Marchers will disband at 15 the St. Parking will be barred along the route from 4 . Until the end of the Parade. The Parade will be a highlight of the last two Days of Goodwill activities. Weill said Parade officials will use a Walkie talkie system and three radio equipped vehicles to keep the Parade moving. He said the Parade will be preceded by a run of fire fighting vehicles and comic firemen. Units which will March in the hour Parade Are Section 1 Parade marshal mounted units motorcycle escort mayor and Goodwill president s car Modine float. Badger boys state gov. Willie Alexander rep. Gerald t. Flynn chamber of Commerce downtown association s miss Goodwill float. Detroit lamplighters drum corps. Progressive Dairy float miss Racine turn to Page 6, col. 7 family car hits trailer Holiday Road toil soars journal Tolmei photo lightning lit up a portion of the 3300 Block of 1st ave. And other sections of Racine during saturday night s thunderstorm. Blinding thunderstorms High winds lash Racine area damage is minor severe thundershowers and 50-mile-an-hour winds battered the Racine area saturday night marring the first full Day of the july fourth Holiday weekend and temporarily halting the Racine Goodwill Celebration at Pershing Park. 3 Board concert zoo Park 5 30 program Pershing Park 7 30 Midwest drum corps Competition Horlick Field. Monday s program 10 .-Goodwill Parade 3 . Goodwill ceremonies Pershing Park 3 30 .-Talent contest Pershing Park 7 30 .-band concert Pershing Park 8 30 .-record hop memorial Hall 9 .-Fjreworks a in the event of rain All events including the drum corps contest will be moved to memorial Hall except the choral program and mondays band concert which will be held in the new Myca. Another major War is or the Mable Nikita no injuries were listed As a result of the storm but minor damage was reported in several City and county areas and blinding rain lowered visibility making driving hazardous. Pleasure boats on Lake Michigan scurried for Shore during the afternoon after coast guardsmen warned that the storm was anticipated. Trees blown Down Trees were reported blown by the premi a father and six of his children the oldest nine years old were killed late saturday when their Auto collided with a horse trailer that had broken Loose from another car on a Hillside Road near Spring Green wis. The dead were Richard s. Meister 30, of Beloit wis. And Kathryn. 9, Karen 8, Robert 7, Bryan 4, Colleen 3 and Danny 1. Mrs. Meister 28 was not believed seriously injured. She was in a state of Shock at a Reedsburg Hospital. At Midnight the toll nationally was 139 traffic deaths 11 boating deaths 26 drownings and 15 miscellaneous deaths a total of 191. Traffic fatalities were running ahead of the comparable 1958 july fourth weekend and this year s memorial Day weekend. Girl died later referring to the Spring Green wis., Accident capt. Harry c. Wyatt of the Wisconsin Highway patrol said that Meister and five of his children were killed instantly. Kathryn died at a Reedsburg Hospital an hour later. The trailer was being pulled by a car driven by Stanley j. Mannino so. Beloit 111. The hitch came Loose Wyatt said and the trailer carrying two horses crossed Over Highway 23 and hit the left Side of the Meister s car. The Tongue and the hitch smashed through the Side of the Auto and came out the roof. One horse shot the horses were thrown Over Between 6 45 p a and mid i the roof of the car. One animal everything under control later saturday night. Streets roads flooded several City streets and county roads were flooded As nearly two inches of rain fell a wire Holo nor Iron bars. Tommy Houck 2, had some tearful moments before he busted out of his front porch jail in Allentown a. His brother Steve 5, enjoyed the whole show. Fellow democrats deny hrs rigging claim night. Sheriff s deputies said Highway 38 at the Chicago North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad underpass also was flooded. During the firstly hours of the storm 1.16 inches of rain was recorded. Tornado warnings were police use tear Gas at jazz festival Melee Newport. R. L state police lobbed four tear Gas bombs into a crowd outside the Newport jazz festival at. Freebody Park saturday night in an Effort to disperse a disorderly crowd of thousands outside the Park Gates. Fire hoses were turned on the crowd. An undetermined number were injured in scuffles. Crowds estimated at 12,000 milled outside the Park while inside an orderly crowd of 15, 000 la tuned to jazz greats. Vienna Austria to soviet Premier Khrushchev declared saturday another major War is unthinkable because it would destroy a world made Small and vulnerable by nuclear weapons and rockets. In a speech before the aus Tro soviet society Khrushchev disavowed the Leninist theory that the Triumph of communism could Only be achieved through conflict with capitalism. We Don t want to push solving the question of capitalism versus communism through a War because All would be lost he said. What would War mean at the present time now that we have atomic bombs and rockets horrible radiation everything would be destroyed. The few people who would survive would vanish because of horrible the Kremlin Leader departed from his prepared text to say that another War would destroy the world. In his speech he charged that american planes remain deployed and ready to resume spy missions Over the soviet Union despite the u2 incident. Congratulates Austria the Kremlin Leader congratulated Austria for following a Neutral foreign policy and thereby keeping its towns and villages free from the thundering noise of military Austria would have been in deadly danger he said if this country had Al Lowed the United states to use austrian territory for espionage flights. Speaking in emotional tones turn to Page 2, Coil. 4 Down and blocking Highway effect in the Racine area from 20 just East of Waterford and was so badly Hurt it had to be shot. Mannino was not held but Nard Elliott of Afton wis., had picked up the two farm horses Mannino had purchased earlier in the week at Plain wis. The in i men were on the Way Home. Mannino was no held but by the associated Prev a former president Truman s implication saturday that the democratic National convention was rigged in favor of sen. John Kennedy a mass brought a rash of denials from leading democrats. Kennedy demanded equal time from the Abc lbs and Abc radio and television networks to answer Truman s charges. Lbs rejected his request. The other networks did not answer immediately. Backers of sen. Lyndon Highway 11 West of Union Grove. Electric wires were reported Down on Highway 31 about two Miles North of the Racine county Home and hospitals. Large tre limbs and wires also were reported Down at several City locations. The thunderstorm which hit the area shortly after 6 45 ., knocked electric Power out in isolated spots throughout the City and county but Wisconsin electric Power co. Trouble shooters reported president plays 36 holes of Golf Gettysburg a. Up president Eisenhower got in 36 holes of Golf saturday. He spent six hours on the course of the Gettysburg country club playing 18 holes in the morning and another 18 in the afternoon. In Between Eisenhower like any country Squire who has been away checked up on his farm and . Continued on Page 2, col. 6 j was ordered to report Back to a sheriff m. A. Spencer of Sauk county this week after a Complete investigation of the Accident was completed. An inquest is planned. Meister had taken his family to visit his father Anthony Meister who is a Farmer near Plain. The Accident happened Between Spring Green and Plain on a Hilly Ridge Road in South Central Wisconsin. Boy 4. Killed a 4-year-old Janesville boy was injured fatally late saturday in an unusual Accident that turn to Page 2, col. S paratrooper 29, Falls to his death Elsinore. Calif. I a a Marine paratrooper parachuting for fun on his Day off plummeted 4.500 feet to his death before horrified onlookers saturday. Gene Smith 29, of nearby Camp Pendleton apparently grabbed his harness Loop instead of the Cable release. A Man watching from the ground through binoculars said Smith appeared to be struggling with the Chute on the Way Down from a plane. He said the Marine opened his emergency Chute about 100 feet from the ground too late to help. Investigation showed both Smith s chutes in Good working order. Sugar Bill keeps Congress in session Washington in this Section world . And state news pages2, 3, 4, 9, 15 House Senate deadlock on cuban sugar quota legislation kept a weary Congress working into the Early morning hours today. Congress Hati been hoping to adjourn saturday night until after the National political conventions. Ike sends word Early today the Senate was still in session the House was in indefinite recess but with members standing by and it was Uncertain when adjournment would come. A fourth of july session was a possibility As was an immediate special session if adjournment is taken without sugar legislation. Local news. Pages 6, 7 14 american Yttri tags Page pressure for agreement on a in a sugar measure mounted when it became known that president Eisenhower had sent word to Capitol Hill that he must have legislation before the Congress takes its convention Holiday. If Congress should adjourn without action to strengthen the president s hand in dealing with the anti american government of Cuba s Premier Fidel Castro it was indicated Eisenhower would Call a special session starting tuesday. Both Senate and House agree Eisenhower should be Given discretionary authority to re Duce quotas on cuban sugar on the length of time for which such authority should be extended. Reject Resolution the House saturday night unanimously rejected a Senate Resolution to give the president discretionary Power Only until Congress returns in August. In effect it said the next move was up to the Senate and indicated it would not Budge front its measure which gives the president quota cutting Power through 1961. Then the House went into indefinite recess after the majority Leader rep. John w. Mccormack a mass told the Pendency Day. But he told Day by the House. The decks members to stand by and be prepared to return in the Early hours of sunday in Case a Compromise is worked out. Money Bill at about the time the House was recessing the Senate reconvened after a temporary recess and disposed of a catch All Money Bill that was another Barrier to adjournment along with the sugar controversy. Then the Senate turned to the sugar Bill passed thurs imports whith Are vital to the chamber it was apparent there economic life of the Island re would have to be sessions this Public. Butt they were far apart week possibly. Including inde no paper monday the journal times will not publish on monday the fourth of july. Ion to Call up the House Bill at All was a Victory for the House in the Day Long inter chamber struggle. The Chance that a Compromise might be reached grew a bit brighter when Senate leaders offered to Back Down part Way by amending the House legislation and sending it Back to the House for immediate action on amendments. The heart of the Issue is How to Divide Between Domestic and foreign producers the quotas which May be taken from Cuba. Senators emphasized in the turn to Page 2, col. H \ Johnson a Texas were jubilant because Truman named the Senate majority Leader High on his it of presidential possibilities. Grown in skill Truman said Johnson is a Man grown in skill and esteem in his services to the nation and the however the former president made it Clear he still favors sen. Stuart Symington do As the presidential candidate. Johnson said he agreed with Truman that delegates should have an Opportunity to make a democratic Choice of their Johnson commented any Effort to control the convention and to pre determine the candidate will leave the delegates with a feeling of bitter resentment and will weaken the democratic party at a moment when it is being called upon to face historic quote Proxmire however other democrats were not so tolerant of Truman s remarks. Sen. William Proxmire a Wisa Kennedy Backer said Truman s remarks sounded like the losers at a baseball game bawling out the Umpire. There has t been a single charge of any improper inducement by Kennedy people to any Delegate he added. Gov. Leroy Collins of Florida who will be permanent convention chairman said Truman s charges of rigging were completely without Adlai Stevenson said he would not comment on Truman s charges. Stephen a. Mitchell former democratic National chairman. Turn to Page 2, col. 1 fact be area weather partly Cloudy and cooler today. High mid 70s. Low tonight to 50s. North to Northwest winds 15 to 25 Miles an hour ending Early today. Monday fair and mild. Elsewhere in state partly Cloudy and a Little Czolek High today 68 to 75. Mohd a fair and mild

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