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Racine Journal Times Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 7, 1957, Racine, Wisconsin Rhe r4cine Journ a times vol. 28, no. 11 Racine wis., sunday july 7, 1957 74 pages-6 sections-10 cents elks youth band leaves monday for California the Racine elks youth band will leave monday morning for an la Day trip to California which will include appearances on television at Disneyland and at the National elks convention in san Francisco. 7 he 65 band members and 15 chaperones will leave Racine by train at 8 08 . Monday and arrive in los Angeles at Midnight tuesday. Their three Days in los Angeles have been arranged by i a. R. Wadewitz president of Western printing & Lith graphing co., and his associates at the firm. I will visit Disneyland wednesday morning the band is scheduled to visit Disneyland Park the renowned amusement Park created by cartoonist Walt Disney and in which Western printing has been an investing partner. At Disneyland the band will film a segment for the Mickey a mouse club television show. The program is expected to be seen several weeks later on the Abc to network. The band will also play a concert in the bandstand at the amusement Park and in the afternoon will be guests of the management for the rides and other attractions. Thursday band members will be taken on a sight seeing tour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills and visit the Beach at Santa Monica. A visit to the Paramount studios lot is planned for Friday. The group is scheduled to meet movie actress Joan caul Field and actor Brian Donlevy who Are working on a motion picture on the Paramount lot. Off for san Francisco the band will leave los Angeles Friday at 6 45 . For san Francisco site of the 1957 convention of the elks grand Lodge. Saturday morning band members will Check into their hotel and be taken on a sightseeing trip of the City. Sunday they will attend Church and at night will play a formal concert at the grand Lodge session in the auditorium of the san Francisco civic Center. The next two Days will include More sight seeing barnstorming of nation and state elks Headquarters and shop Ping trips. The group will leave san Francisco by train tuesday afternoon july 16, and will arrive in Racine thursday afternoon july 18. Safe crackers play if Cool Royston a. I thieves had Comfort As Well As Cash in mind when they broke into a supermarket Here saturday. They dragged the store s heavy Safe into an air conditioned vegetable cooler before breaking it open and removing some $400. Venezuela ousts Argentine envoy Caracas Venezuela Venezuela saturday declared the Argentine ambassador unwelcome in a dispute Over Argentina s deposed dictator Juan d. Peron now in exile Here. Argentina later announced it had decided to recall the ambassador. In calling the Argentine ambassador Persona non grata Venezuela asserted there were indications plots had been hatched in his embassy to kill political refugees in this country. Soviet shakeup May Aid peace says Churchill Woodford England Raj sir Winston Churchill Sug a tested saturday night the shakeup in soviet Russia was a move toward peace. Nevertheless he cautioned the West against giving up testing nuclear weapons including the Hydrogen bomb. The 82-year-old former prime minister made the implied reference to the Kremlin purge in an aside during a speech at a conservative party Garden party after stressing that nuclear weapons in Western hands Are deterrents to War. I do not suggest that soviet Russia desires War Churchill said. Then diverting from his speech he added different state of affairs on the contrary i think she is moving toward a different state of affairs and will at taking her part in this Broad and easy composition of the human this appeared to refer to the Kremlin purge of three rank ing stalinist a. M. Molotov Georgi Malenkos and Lazar Kaganovich. Nikita Khrushchev saturday accused the three of being cunning plotters for Power. He linked one of them former Premier Georgi Malenkos to the notorious Leningrad Case for which six men were executed in 1954. The charges were made in a speech before a mass rally of factory workers in Leningrad and broadcast throughout the soviet Union. Cunning schemes Khrushchev p o r t r a Yed the three As hatching cunning schemes in order to Lay their hands on key positions in the communist party and government. He called Dmitri Shipilov the fourth Man figuring in the turn to Page 2, col. 1 abducts shoots pursuer recover 2,000 bodies from quake area Tehran Iran More than 2.000 bodies have been recovered from quake ravaged areas along the Caspian sea Board reports reaching Here said saturday. Many stricken areas in the Remote hinterland struck tuesday Mcmain to be visited. Racine area weather a undo a july to 1957 partly Cloudy and a Little warmer today with occasional showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight High around 90 and Low tonight in the Middle 60s. South to Southwest winds 15 to 20 Miles an hour. Monday partly Cloudy Aad cooler frees captive after Chase in Burlington area a a a a a  a   a a a  m i a 38-year-old Racine county Man was shot four times Satur of near the Walworth county line. Lii Iii Day night during an 80 Miles Hughes a next door neigh an hour Auto Chase in Pursuit of Bor noticed from his Yard that an unidentified Man who had a suspicious acting Man picked up a six year old boy. Stopped and picked up the the child Scott Verchota child near the store. Honey Lake town of Roches Holiday traffic deaths still trailing estimates by United press cautious elation was expressed by the National safety Council saturday because of a drop off in the rate of traffic deaths on the third Day of the nation s fourth of july Celebration. Safety officials however were not Overly optimistic realizing the worst May yet come in the homeward crush of Highway traffic this afternoon and night. A spokesman for the safety Council which predicted 535 Auto fatalities by Midnight sunday said the death rate was running about even with Normal traffic for the same number of Days at this time of year. No new fatalities were reported saturday in Wisconsin. A total of 291 traffic deaths were recorded by saturday night. Besides 156 persons were drowned two died in fireworks accidents nine in plane crashes and 75 in miscellaneous mishap to bring the Overall count to 533. Racine astronomer outlines Steps taken to study mysteries of universe by mrs. Paula b. Carey president Racine astronomical society if the fiction writers space men hovering Elu sively above this planet knew the audacious and Gigantic plans in the minds of Earth men their complacency would be shattered. The most stupendous study yet conceived of Man s environment upon the Earth and space has started. From july 1, 1957 to december 31, 19i5& Paula b. Carey a period of 18 months More than 10,000 scientists from 64 countries of the world Are taking part. From the North pole to the South pole in every country in the world from the Depths of the Ocean to hundreds of Miles above the Earth s surface vast resources of human knowledge and ingenuity will be concentrated on the task of uncovering some of the secrets still held by the planet on which we live. This operation is known As the International geophysical year or Ign for Short. It represents an outstanding achievement not Only in the advancement of science and Man s control Over his environment but also in International cooperation and understanding. The Ign develops the Ign really started 75 years ago when the first Polar Yew was held in 1882 83. Fifty years later in 1923-33, scientists from 12 nations participated in the second Polar Yea " and the plans were that at fifty year intervals other Polar years would be held. But the amazing development in science changed the picture. By 1950 More Basic information was imperative. Scientific instruments and turn to Page 2, col. 2 arrest top leaders of outlaw Irish army Dublin armed plainclothes policemen arrested top leaders of sinn fein political Parent of the outlawed Irish Republic army in a raid on a downtown apartment Here saturday night. First reports said eight members of the executive committee including president Patrick Mac Logan were being held by police. The arrest followed the kill Jing of a Northern Ireland policeman in a ambush Robert Hughes 38, is greeted by his wheeled out of surgery treated for Bullet by an unidentified Man who tried to flee a 6-year-old Burlington area boy. Aifiti Litif 11ii if Iii a nettle photo wife after being wounds inflicted in his Auto with Ter was released unharmed a few minutes later in Burlington. The gunman who was driving a car bearing Illinois License plates escaped. The injured Man Robert Hughes 38, Honey Lake was reported in Good condition at Burlington memorial Hospital with three Bullet wounds in his right . The fourth Bullet from a .22 Caliper pistol grazed his Chest. Father joins Chase the child s father Richard Verchota also joined in the Chase and later Frimd his son crying on a Burlington Street Corner. Hughes and Verchota told Burlington police this Story shortly after 6 ., Scott was sent by his Mother to buy a loaf of bread at a grocery store a few doors from the Verchota Home on county trunk jumped into car Hughes jumped into his own car and pursued the Illinois Auto West on the county Road into Walworth county and then South on another Road to Highway 11, where the Illinois car turned East and headed toward Burlington. Near the Burlington City limits when Hughes Auto was travelling 80 Miles an hour he overtook the other car and attempted to Force it off the Highway. The Man who had picked up the child pulled out a pistol aimed it through the open window and fired four slots at Hughes then sped on toward Burlington. I be been shot Ingrid rushes to sick child Rome i a Ingrid Bergman hurried Home saturday from Paris to see her 5-year-old daughter Isabella who had to have her appendix removed. Miss Bergman said there had been a threat of peritonitis but that she had been assured that danger was past. She said she had wired her husband italian film director Roberto Rossel Lini that he need not leave his Job in India now to see Isabella. Miss Bergman said there is no rift Between herself and her husband and that he would As planned finish his work in India in about a month and then return to Rome. Journal times photo arrows indicate Bullet holes in Hughes Auto. Hughes pulled into the driveway of the Gene Weiss Home and yelled i be been shot to mrs. Weiss who was working in her front Yard Flower bed. Mrs. Weiss called to her husband in the House and he phoned Burlington police and Rescue squad while she administered a Tourniquet to his bleeding . Meanwhile Scott s father also had joined in the Chase. Mrs. Verchota watching from a window had noticed a Man pick up her son. She called her sleeping husband a night worker who dressed got into his car and headed for Burlington on another county Road. After entering Hig Liway 11 in Burlington he noticed his son in a car ahead of him. This was after the shooting had occurred Verchota began chasing the car which turned off the Highway and began racing through a Maze of Burlington Side streets. Verchota lost sight of the car and while searching for it discovered his son standing on a Corner in the High Side business District on Burlington s Southwest Side. The child was crying but unharmed. Boy unharmed several persons standing on the Corner said v Man had let Scott out of the car and then travelled South on county trunk p toward Kenosha county the Only description Given of the Man was that he was red haired or Blond. Sheriff s deputies alerted Wisconsin and Illinois authorities to look for an Auto described As a 1954 Aqua or Green Chevrolet with an Ivory coloured top. Shortly before Midnight Racine police picked up a suspect in a downtown hotel bar. The Man was questioned and released. A nettle Lioto Scott Verchota 6, in Burlington Hospital recounts de Taus of hid wed Rida to Deputy sheriff Nat cacciotto in this Section local news Page 4 10 Einar Skoal Page u late Telegraph news Page 2� 6, s

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