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Racine Journal Times Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 14, 1957, Racine, Wisconsin The mine j0uenai.-t1mes vol. 28, no. 12 Harne wis., sunday july 14, 1957 84 pages-6 sections-10 cents . Regents approve budget of $44 million Madison we the University of Wisconsin Board of regents saturday approved 1957-58 operating budget of $44,374,802 which included salary increases for All employees promotions for 166 faculty members and 48 new faculty appointments. It was the largest yearly budget in the University s history and $5,431,765 higher than the current budget. More than half of the budgeted income is expected to come from sources other than state taxes. Of the total $20,-698,562 will come from state taxes and $23,676,240 from other receipts. Hospital allocation in addition the regents approved a $5,430,077 budget for University hospitals bringing the Gross budget for All University operations teaching research Public service faculty and student housing athletics memorial Union Hospital and other activities to $49,804,-879, an increase of $5,877,789 Over 1956-57. The Board increased Hospital rates from $23.50 to $25-a-Day to meet the budget. Student fees and other University charges also were increased. Fee increases amount to $10-a-semester for Wisconsin residents and $25 per semester for non residents raising semester fees in those categories to $100 and $275. Called Good one Regent president Wilbur Renk called the budget a Good one and expressed gratitude to the governor. Legislature and Charles Gelatt la Crosse who preceded Renk As Regent head. The Board action raised 40 faculty members to full professorships 56 to associate professorships and 65 to assistant professorships. Leroy e. Lubert executive Secretary to gov. Thomson will become Dean of students at the University sept. 9, the Board announced. Regents approved his appointment As Dean and accepted the resignation from the vice presidency of student affairs of or. J. Kenneth Little some of whose duties Dean Luberg will take Over. Special assistant the regents named or. Fred h. Harrington professor of history As special assistant to the president of the University. He will be charged with academic planning in the president s office. Little resigned the vice presidency which he held since 1951, so that he can devote himself to teaching and research in the Field of higher education administration. The Board accepted seven major Grants for cancer research at Wisconsin ranging in amounts from $500 to $45,-000. The Grants were part of a total of $242,807 in gifts and Grants accepted. Of building program the regents approved a $17,-778,800 building program to be financed under a new borrowing program authorized by the 1957 legislature. Under. Thiafi system a percentage of fees of the state institutions of higher education Are set aside yearly from general funds to pay amortization of construction Loans. The Board voted to request $802,500 of these funds for 1957-58 and $964,250 for 1958-59 construction work the state building commission must approve the entire program before a Start can be made. Evelyn Hartley disappeared oct. 24, 1953 Racine county crash kills 2 Kenosha men renew search to solve Fate of baby Sitter la Crosse up the search for pretty 15-year-old Evelyn Hartley who disappeared from a baby sitting Job nearly four years ago was revived saturday night with a disclosure of a new clue and a plea for help from the Public by the la Crosse county crime Laboratory. Appeals for help criminal investigator a. M. Josephson in a review of the baffling Case appealed for information to help locate two men who had Steeple Jack Type safety belts made for them in fear deadlock on disarming group to pick new president Madiso Nup University of Wisconsin Regent Wilbur Renk saturday appointed a Regent committee of the whole to select a new president of the University to succeed Edwin b. Fred who will retire july 1, 1958. Named committee chairman was Charles gel lat la Crosse former Board president. Carl turn to Page 2, col 1 Washington to disarmament negotiations Between Russia and the Western Powers led by the United states Are rapidly moving toward a showdown. Cautious Hope in the Eisenhower administration that soviet concessions would make possible a first step arms control agreement is slowly giving Way to pessimism and the expectation of a new deadlock. This is the stage of affairs at which president Eisenhower might be expected to address a personal and private plea for reasonableness to soviet Premier Bulgarin. It is also the stage in which . Negotiator Harold Stassen might be expected to come Home for direct consultation with Eisenhower and Secretary of state Dulles before the month ends. Situation tangled but the situation is so tangled that no one can say whether an Appeal to Bulgarin at this Point in soviet purge politics would make much sense or whether the situation in London will develop in such a Way that Stassen can or should Fly Back to Washington in the next three weeks. A Radical change in the soviet Barga ining position at London is even considered possible although wholly unlikely. Firm Point one firm Point in the future of the negotiations is a requirement by the . Gen eral Assembly that the five Power subcommittee which is holding the London meetings should report to the 12-nation full committee by aug. 1. Washington officials said saturday that some report will have to be made on or about that Date. It May very Well Force All the governments involved the British French and Canadian As Well As the american and soviet to take a serious look at where they stand and perhaps concede that the most hopeful efforts in a decade of arms control Parl eying Between East and West has not much Progress. La Crosse during the summer of 1952. Josephson whose office was created shortly after the daughter of College prof and mrs. Richard t. Hartley vanished from the Home of another la Crosse state College faculty member on oct. 24, 1953, said he has spent hundreds of hours trying to locate the two men. The search he said was initiated As a result of extended and minute study of the sparse physical evidence found in the original investigation. It stems particularly from deductions based on study of a ragged Blue Denim jacket found along u. S. Highway 14 in november 1953, shortly after a pair of worn Tennis shoes had been picked up in the same area. Lin ced to mystery the shoes investigators said were definitely linked to the scene of the crime through tracks found near the Home of prof and mrs. Viggo Rasmus sen parents of Evelyn s Small charge the fatal night and through mud samples left in the Home and still clinging to the shoes. Authorities have proceeded on the Assumption that both jacket and shoes were thrown from a speeding car. The jacket was clean except for several stains made by blood of the same Type As Evelyn s. The tedious study of the jacket during months of lab Tum to Page 2, col 5 two men were killed outright when this Auto slowed into a pair of Utility poles mile West of Rochester. Journal times photo twisted mass of Metal at left is rear Section while left front end landed a scratched upper right. Chicago deluge causes 9 deaths Hospital evacuated fire at Airport from preen Dos patches Chicago Runoff water from the most intensive rain storm in Chicago s history disrupted nearly half the City s downtown subway service saturday. Other sections of the nation s second largest City were flooded partially crippled and per led by threats of possible fire or Gas explosions. 6.24 inches the heaviest 24-hour rainfall in the history of the metropolitan area-6.24 inches forced evacuation of a Hospital and created a scare when an electrical transformer shorted at Midway Airport. The deluge exceeded the old record of 6.19 inches for a 24-hour period set in 1885, the . Weather Bureau said. Most of the downpour about 5.49 inches fell in a six hour period Between 7 . Friday and 1 . Saturday. An official measurement at Kankakee Airport read 10 inches and nearly 7 inches was measured by army engineers at Brandon lock in the area for a limited part of the storm. Traffic was blocked on Racine area weather sunday july 14, 1b57 fair today with High temperatures near 80, except lower near the Lake and Low tonight about 60. Light East to Northeast wind. Monday partly Cloudy with temperatures near 80. Apr Lre photo passengers at Midway Airport perched atop counters after water crept into Iii terminal. Scores of City streets and on main highways especially in the Joliet Kankakee area where hundreds of Homes were flooded and Telephone and Power lines soaked out. At least nine were dead As a result of the storm in Chicago and another storm death was reported in adjacent will county. In Chicago two persons drowned three others were electrocuted and four suffered heart attacks three while trying to Drain flood Waters from their Homes. Late saturday . It. 66, major Chicago to St. Louis artery was blocked by High water at the Kankakee River about 22 Miles Southwest of Joliet. Earlier . It. 54 was reported Cut by water at Kankakee. Emergency action Ingalls memorial Hospital at suburban Harvey took the emergency action to remove 152 patients when Waters from giant electrical storms seeped into its basement destroying medical supplies and knocking off Power. Meanwhile water gushed into the air terminal at Midway Airport and shorted a transformer in the basement Between the offices of Braniff and american airlines. The Short circuit heated water turning it into steam which Pourcel into the offices along with some smoke forcing officials and weary waiting travellers to flee. The Airport busiest in the world has been closed to traffic since the deluge inundated Mew fits. Water in basements l. C. Mortrud administrator of the Hospital said Only 20 critically ill patients would be removed to another Hospital St. Francis in nearby Blue Island. Other patients he said would be taken to their Homes by ambulances squadrons and Volunteer trucks and Drivers. Water seeped into the basement from an excavation of a new addition being built at the Hospital Mortrud said. Officials reported the basement was full of water and that everything in the basement storerooms will be a total Chicago beaches were closed because of pollution danger from the River discharge. But or. Herman n. Bundesen president of the Chicago Board of health said there was no danger to drinking water taken turn to Page 2, col. 6 boys of 76 take first at Kolcie american legion boys of 76" drum and Bugle corps saturday night won first place in Competition at Skokie 111., against seven of the major Midwest corps. The Racine corps scored 83.6 with the Chicago Cavaliers taking second with 83.2. The boys of 76" have won first place in each of three competitions which they have entered so far this year. Cyclist Hurt Milwaukee up Kenneth Zellmer 21, was Cut saturday when his motorcycle jumped a curb and he was tossed through a store window. Auto smashes into 2 poles rips apart two men believed to be from Kenosha were killed in Racine county saturday afternoon when their Auto struck two Telephone poles and a tree near Rochester. The men tentatively were identified As Kennth l. Jacob sen 25, and Frank Oliak 49, both of Kenosha. The Auto which was Cut in half after smashing into the tree was owned by Jacobsen. The Accident occurred at 3 33 . On county trunk of about one mile West of Rochester. Saw car speeding mrs. Andrew Borucki route 2, Burlington whose Home is near the Accident scene said she saw the Auto go by at a High rate of she said the car ran off the Highway on a curve and travelled along the shoulder and in the ditch before striking the poles and tree. Mrs. Borucki said dust raised by the car obscured her View of the crash. Deputies said the car travelled 300 feet on the shoulder and in the ditch before the collision. Coroner Bernard j. Evenson said both men were killed instantly. A Driver s License issued to Jacobsen was found on one body. The other Man believed to be Oliak carried no identification. Neighbors of Jacobsen said they saw him leave Kenosha this morning with Oliak in his car. Both men lived in the same Block and both were employed by american motors corp. Seek positive identity the bodies were held in Waterford while Racine and Kenosha authorities attempted to identify the two. Late saturday night the bodies were transferred to a funeral Home in Kenosha where relatives of the two were to be asked to identify them. The two deaths raise to 10 the number of traffic fatalities Racine county this year. M last year at this time the county had 13 Auto deaths. Sorensen resigns Job with safety Council Robert m. Sorensen has resigned As Racine county safety Council Secretary manager to become a District director for the National safety Council. Sorensen said he will have he handles the National Council s inventory program with state and local governments in Wisconsin Illinois and Indiana. The inventory provides communities with an evaluation of these vehicles were stalled in a flooded viaduct a we photo on Chicago s near Northeast Side. In this Section local 4 editorial.,.Page 16 Einar 17 late Telegraph news pages 2,3, 6,7,8,9,13 his Headquarters in Racine As j their safety services and record. As District director for the three states Sorensen will also work with state and local safety councils. Harold f. Jensen president of the county safety Council said Sorensen s resignation was accepted with regret. He said a committee will be named to search for a successor to Sorensen. Sorensen has been Secretary manager of the Racine Council since feb.1950. He has served As a member of nation Al Council awards committees and As chairman of a National committee to measure Community participation in safety programs. He is a graduate of the Institute of safety coun cil administration at Robert m. Sorensen Western University

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