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Racine Journal Times Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 19, 1957, Racine, Wisconsin I the mine journal times vol 28, no. 4 Racine wis., sunday May 19, 1957 86 pages-5 sections-10 cents thousands flee Tulsa flood Racine exports 35,000 tons of goods annually Impact of world Trade on the Economy of Racine ranges from a Light tap to a Hearty shove depending upon which Industry you Are connected with results of a poll and interviews reveal. Research a was conducted in connection with world Trade week which will be marked in Racine wednesday by the Racine traffic club chamber of Commerce manufacturers association of Racine and the committee of american steamship lines. Results show exports average 7 per cent of the Over All business of More than 50 representative industries. Fractional percentages were reported by such Small plants As tool designers while the heavier industries rated exports from 10 to 25 per cent. Most goes by ship imports Are a lifeline to several concerns Here but most do not buy raw materials directly from overseas sources. The Survey indicated close to 35,000 tons of products annually leave . Bearing Racine Industry labels. Approximately 85 per cent goes by ship 5 per cent by air and 10 per cent by parcel Post. Imports reach 15,000 tons. This total is boosted substantially by chemicals for makers of polishes cleaners and soap and paper for publishing Iljins All major industries questioned expected the Export Aigid import percentages to be maintained and More thai half forecast an increase in tonnage exported. Shows direct effect at least 700 Racine employees have jobs directly connected with world Trade. The number of persons collecting jobless pay would be increased nearly 45 per cent if world Trade suddenly stopped. Employees indirectly affected would be in the thousands. 1 eleven companies have foreign sales or service representatives located overseas and 20 have agents or distributors in foreign countries. One company has 900 employees outside the i cited states. Interviews with representatives of top manufacturers indicate the importance of world Trade in their business picture As it pertains to Racine. Shipped from the j. I. Case co. Are agricultural implements wheel tractors and Crawler tractors to every con Tum to Page 7, col. 1 amphibious plane crashes 2 die Salem mass. Or a Large coast guard amphibious plane car wheeled into Salem Harbor during an armed forces Day exhibition saturday kill ing two men. Four others were rescued. The dead were it. Cmdr. Albert Hart the Pilot of Beverly mass., and William Parker of Salem an enlisted on collision kills Wisconsin Man 86 Marsh eld the death of an 86-year-old Man saturday raised the 1957 Wisconsin traffic death toll to 262. The total a year ago was 304. Hick Soloski of Marshfield was killed in a two car collision South of Marshfield. In this Section local news. Images 4, 6 editorial Page 14 late Telegraph news pages 2,3,7,10,15,16 find Benny caught pneumonia while trapped in Well Manorville n. -3even year old Benny Hooper who survived 24 hours of being buried alive in a backyard Well was found to be suffering from pneumonia late saturday. He has a spot of pneumonia on his right lung or. Joseph Kris announced after praying the boy. Benny had been removed from an oxygen tent for the examination and was returned to it immediately. He was suffering from a soreness in one shoulder but or. Kris said a rays showed there were no broken Bones. The boy was rushed to a Hospital after he was res cited and was immediately placed in the oxygen tent in an Effort to Ward off pneumonia. He also was Given shots of penicillin. But Kris said that the terrible ordeal of being trapped in wet Sand for a night and a Day had brought on pneumonia anyway. Benney s parents both were at Home sleeping when news of the discovery of the illness came. Only a Short time before Benny had been reunited with the labourer who risked his life to save the boy and diploid Issue 944 in Racine four Racine High schools will hand out diplomas to approximately 944 seniors at graduation exercises next month. That is 10 less than last year s total. The number of seniors and graduation dates for each school follow Washington Park-360, at 8 p. M. Friday june 14. William Horlick-244, at 8 p. A Friday june 14. St. Catherine a 275, at 8 p. M. Wednesday june 5, lutheran-65, at 8 p. M. Sunday june 9. Municipal judge Howard Durocher will be the principal speaker at St. Catherine a first school to close. Judge Durocher is an alumnus. Schedule other events St Catherine s awards Assembly will be held the Day before graduation. Monday May 3, no school will be held but student clubs Are arranging outings. Lutheran graduates will hear Rev. Erwin Paul pastor of St. Johari s lutheran Church of Forest Park 111., at commencement exercises. Juniors at lutheran honoured the seniors with a dinner saturday night and the senior class will take a trip to Devil s Lake on wednesday june 5. The school s awards Assembly will be held thursday May 23, and the senior class play is sunday june 2. Both Public High schools hold commencement exercises the same Day. Washington Park students will hear or. Albert e. May director of the turn to Page 2-col. 6 journal times photo danish ambassador to the United states Henrik l. H. Kauffmann Center swapped stories with his Wel Rescue workers in their second Day of round the clock digging Laboured saturday to free a 34- Tum to Page 2--col. 4 .1 never gave up Hope for boy during ordeal says Mother by mrs. Borghild Hooper Mastic Beach n. Y. Id i was at work and i knew they were trying to get Brook Haven town police on an emergency. I asked the Telephone operator sitting next to me and she told me the police were at another emergency Call that a boy was trapped in a Well. I said jokingly it can t be my i knew my husband was digging an irrigation Well. I asked the operator where it was and she said it was in Patchogue and not in the direction of my Home. To be sure i called my House and i got a woman on the phone. She told me she was baby sitting and that my husband had gone to a meeting. It sounded fishy i know my husband had t gone to any meeting. I called again and they turn to Page 8 Sis a War photo visiting Benny saturday were hit father and Sitter Wendy a this photo Wai taken through a Hospital window. From press Dos patches Tulsa okla. Thousands of persons stacked furniture packed bags and fled from the flooding Arkansas River Here saturday while intermittent rain added to Oklahoma s disaster. Water from the rain swollen River inched into Oklahoma s second largest City saturday and Many smaller areas were staggered by the flood. 10 dead the death toll from a four Day siege of violent thunderstorms torrential Rains and Hail mounted to 10 and damage to property highways and croplands was estimated in the millions. Residents of Tulsa a City of 250,000, got their first look at flood Waters saturday afternoon when storm sewers in Low areas backed up and the Muddy water covered streets near the River s Edge on the City s Southwest Side. The danger was postponed when the Arkansas absorbed the Shock of a murky 200-mlle Long flood tide on the Cimarron River which ran wild across Northern Oklahoma after 10 to 18-Inch cloudburst two Days ago. It joins the Arkansas 12 Miles above Tulsa. See record Crest River forecasters predicted a Crest Here this morning six or seven feet above flood stage from Here downstream the Arkansas is expected to have its worst flood in history. Meanwhile a major flood was forecast on the Washita in Southern Oklahoma. Families living along the River from Pauls Valley to Lake Texoma on the Texas Border were warned after the River crested at three feet below the 1941 record flood at Pauls Valley. At Tulsa thousands of persons living in two Urban areas on either Side of the River continued moving out their belongings. More than 2,000 had fled to higher ground late saturday. There were some who elected to stay in Hopes the Waters would bypass them or not get too deep. Volunteers stand by although Rains appeared to be lessening local floods pestered residents at a dozen places Over Oklahoma. Along the Washita River in South Central Oklahoma thousands of Fertile farmlands were inundated and three cities Pauls Valley Maysville and Lindsay were harassed. The Cimarron had crested on its reaches above Tulsa with resident at Coyle Perkins Dover and hundreds of Farmers surveying losses that will run into the millions. Smaller streams forced Lowland residents to flee at Blackwell and Wewoka okla. A president Eisenhower acting on the request of Oklahoma gov. Raymond Gary proclaimed sections of Oklahoma a major disaster area thus making Federal funds available for Relief and repairs. Rac me area weather sunday May a 1m7 Cloudy Vith Light rain ending this morning. Partly Cloudy this afternoon. Slightly warmer. High today in the Low 50 s except lower near the Lake. Northeast winds 12 to 18 Miles an hour. Outlook for monday partly Cloudy and a Little warmer. Winds 12 to 18 Miles an hour out of the Northeast

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