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Racine Journal Times Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 26, 1957, Racine, Wisconsin The mine journal times vol. 28, no 5 Racine wis., sunday May 26, 1957 108 pages-5 sections-10 cents Tornado flicks Wisconsin Outlook on jobs for 500 grads about Normal the Job Outlook for an estimated 500 Racine High school graduates who will begin seeking employment next month is about Normal according to persons at the Wisconsin state employment service office Here. Wilbert j. Rauch office manager stressed however that graduates intending to enter Industry will be facing the june off season As plants prepare for vacations and reduce for inventories. Many of them will have to be patient and wait for the september and october hiring season before they find the Job they want he said. Office Outlook better graduates seeking office jobs if they have specialized in High school commercial courses will find it easy going Lawrence g. Wittstock employment Counselor said. A Large number of them have already found jobs he added. Racine s four High schools Are scheduled to graduate 944 persons next month. An estimated 285 Are planning to enter College in the fall and if they Are Job seeking at All it will be Only for temporary employment. Another 150 can be expected to enter the armed forces or to seek jobs in other cities leaving an estimated 500 to be absorbed into the Racine labor Market. Caution be realists Rauch and Wittstock were optimistic that the vast majority of the group would be successful by fall anyway in finding a Job even if it is not just the sort of Job which they originally sought. Rauch cautioned against unrealistic expectations in some Job Fields. He mentioned apprenticeships in the skilled trades As one example. During 1956, he noted Only 70 apprenticeships were approved. These included Barbers 10plumbers 8carpenters 7bricklayer masons 5electricians 5cosmetologists 4mechanical craftsmen 3tool and die makers 3painters and decorators 3plasterers 2meat cutters 2auto mechanics 2watchmakers 2 and one each in 11 other Fields. Offer this advice Rauch and Wittstock had these pointers for High school graduates looking for a Job Don t pass up one Job just because the pay is lower than a second one you might take. In the Long run opportunities a the first Job might be greater and your salary might increase at much greater Bounds than on the High paying Job keep in mind your Long Range Job goal and if you Don t find something that fits it right away Don t be discouraged keep looking. Be neat and clean appearing for a Job interview and dress As you would on the Job for which you re applying. A Young Man who stopped in the state employment office last summer wearing Only swim Ming trunks was promptly ushered Back out again go it alone go it alone for an interview taking along a Friend might mean to a prospective employer that it s social companionship not the Job in which you re most interested. Besides the other fellow Only offers Competition for you if Only one position is open. Neither of the men would offer an approximate pay Fig ure on which a Job seeker could depend. That varies they said with the Type of Job the turn to Page 2, col 2 car crash kills in Illinois 6 Are children Benson persons six 111. I a eleven reportedly Chil col. Pierre Armand unleashes artillery. Haiti in throes of civil War port a Prince Haiti in civil War broke out in Haiti saturday. Forces supporting Brig. Gen. Leon Cantave chief of staff of the army and head of the military government and insurgents supporting col. Pierre Armand former port a Prince police chief staged a one hour artillery Duel in the heart of port a Prince at midday. The firing took place directly in front of the . Embassy and at least three Rifle bullets hit the embassy building. ,4 killed four followers of Armand were killed when a 75-millimeter Field gun blew up during the Battle. Two civilians were killed by Rifle fire. The Battle started when a group of rebellious Junior officers under Armand s command besieged Cantave and his followers inside the army head quarters fortress. The insurgents broadcast an ultimatum to Cantave calling for an immediate end to his four Day old military regime. He took Over Power when the civilian executive Council which had been ruling Haiti until a new president could be chosen ordered him removed As chief of staff last monday. The Colm cil named Armand to succeed him. Defenders shoot Back Cantave had made no reply to the surrender ultimatum. The Armand forces brought up Field guns and opened Point Blank fire on the Barracks. Those inside the fortress replied with similar fire and also opened up on two coast guard vessels supporting Armand. Meanwhile the Armand forces broadcast orders to col. Pierre Virtus second ranking officer under Cantave inside the fortress to arrest the general. While both sides were about evenly matched in manpower Cantave s group had better and heavier weapons and equip ment. However Armand s men also have control of the Airport and have additional forces there. Dren were killed saturday in a collision of two automobiles on a state Highway near this Central Illinois Community. State police said the collision occurred on Illinois Highway 116 just outside Benson. First reports indicated both cars were travelling in the same direction but cause of the crash was undetermined. A Billfold on one of the bodies carried the name James Block Streator 111." a resident of the area Joe Vallow of Minonk 111., described the scene As a mass of flaming wreckage and License plates burned License plates on tooth cars had been burned beyond recognition. One car which burned was wrapped around a tree near the Road. The other car was demolished. A newsman on the scene said he definitely counted six children dead among the wreckage of the two Vallow said there were no witnesses to the collision. A Motorist Roger Tucker jr., also of Minonk came upon the crash and reported it to police. Much confusion there was Rauch confusion when i arrived Vallow said. Vallow said the stretch of Road Way where the two cars crashed is straight As a there Are no Hills or curves he said. It happened in front of a farmhouse alongside the Road Vallow said but the family that lives there was not Home at the he said he did t know How Long the victims had lain by the Road Side after the crash. The Road is Well travel a Between Peoria and Eastern Illinois Vallow said and i think Tucker came on the wreck soon after it one Man was alive when ambulances reached the scene state police said but he died in route to a Hospital. Journal times photo neighbourly Alderman am. Robert g. Heck whose 7th Ward is next door to the 9th Ward of Aid. Joseph d. Venturini has offered to act As sex offi Cio Alderman for the 9th Ward while Venturini recovers from an Auto Accident in St. Mary s Hospital. With pad and Pencil Aid. Heck takes notes on unfinished business the traffic injured lawmaker wants done. Venturini suffered a broken foot and lacerations last tuesday when his Auto ran off Highway 38. Racine could be Busy port City Survey of Harbor facilities shows Grant county hit As twisters rip into new areas Bloomington a Tornado that paused in the air As if seeking a target twice scored the Earth in Southwest Wisconsin saturday causing some property damage but no injuries. The twister hit the Bloomington and Fennimore areas of Grant county in the Mississippi River Valley damaging farms and Power and communication lines. The towns Are 20 Miles apart. A Bloomington family of eight escaped injury when the Tornado swept their farm. Mrs. Donald Mumm was upstairs in a bedroom of the two Story House with her six children playing in an adjoining room. The twister Tore the roof off the room where mrs. Mumm was working and scattered fragments of Wood on a Hillside 500 feet away. Hid under Auto Racine s Harbor could be developed into one of the Best and busiest on the great lakes without an excessive outlay of Money a preliminary study of facilities has shown. The Survey prepared by the Federal engineering co. Of Milwaukee at the request of the City has been turned Over to the Harbor commission and to mayor Jack h. Humble. Eye dockside land among the first Steps to be taken the report suggested was to request the army corps of engineers for a re Survey of the Harbor and dredging of the Channel to a depth of 24 feet. The Channel now has an authorized depth of 21 feet up to the main St. Bridge. The report emphasized that hero s body lies unclaimed  won medal of Honor for 09 deed new York up the body of William h. Gowan 72, one of the few to win the medal of Honor in peacetime Lay on a morgue slab saturday. His body unclaimed by relatives or the Navy in which he served with bravery and extra Ordinary heroism has been in Kings county Brooklyn Hospital morgue since wednesday. Unless the body is claimed Gowan May be buried on Hart s Island new York s Potter s i president Taft presented the medal to Gowan in 1909 for his heroism in rescuing shipmates after a fire and explosion on a Navy vessel in Chile. In 1942 Gowan retired from the Navy and went to work for a rope making firm in Queens. On wednesday seated at his machine he toppled Over his head striking the Concrete floor. He was dead on arrival at a Hospital. Police have been trying in vain to Contact a brother believed to be living in the City and a married sister said to live in new Canaan Conn. One of the principal things needed in the Racine Harbor came under the heading of general it also was recommended that the City obtain the Dock Side property of the Milwaukee Road East of the Oster manufacturing co. Building. Mayor Jack h. Humble reported saturday that the City plan commission has recommended that the 200 foot strip of land along the Harbor be acquired. According to the Survey the Racine Harbor offers one of the Best port potentials on Lak Michigan and that Fuller use of it would result in substantial savings for Industry and the consumer through elimination of costlier rail transshipment from coastal ports. Cites saving in an illustration of the value of shipping from or bringing cargo directly to Racine by water the report pointed out that if Industry were to increase the Export or import of its products and material from foreign Porta by 40,000 tons a saving of $1 million could result. At a hearing last january urging a 24 foot deep Channel a Survey of 98 Racine firms showed six would import from foreign ports 12 would import from Domestic ports 16 would Export to Domestic ports and that 10 industries now import or Export about 10,500 tons a year through Lake Michigan ports and 16 other firms import or Export a like amount through coastal ports. The Survey also indicated that Racine should seek the establishment of its Shoreline and Harbor line As a basis for its future planning. In a Long Range View the report pointed out that the City state and Federal governments could co operate in Complete Devol ment of Harbor facilities. Won t risk any of his 9 lives san Jose Albert Jones 45, awoke saturday when his cat tickled his ear. He thought it wanted out. It did. The House was on fire. Jones grabbed the cat and jumped out a window. Damage was estimated at $6,500. Policewoman holds burning bomb fuse Londonderry Northern Irelanda sgt. Maud Musselwhite 30, a policewoman calmly held the burning fuse of a bomb saturday while another officer Cut it. She and the Constable found the bomb alongside a ship in the Londonderry dockyard. She pulled the fuse taut while he hacked with his knife. The severed fuse was Only four inches Long. Police said the bomb was the work of the outlawed Irish Republican army. Mumm was finishing chores about 100 feet from the House when he saw the funnel approaching. Unable to get to the House he dived under his car. The Tornado bypassed the vehicle but from his Point of Vantage Mumm was Able to witness his House being damaged. Neighbors banded together to help put a new roof on the House within a few hours. The Northeast and disappeared into heavy overcast skies. The heaviest damage was reported at the Ralph Mcnamara farm just South of Here. A Bam and Chicken House were splintered. The loss was estimated at $12,000 by Seemeyer who said members of the family were not at Home when the storm struck. Paul Graham and Bill millin of Fennimore were working at a farm West of town when they saw the twister approach. They and undersheriff Kenneth Tracy who also was in the area said the storm seemed to remain stationary for a few minutes before it dipped to the ground to take out the Trees. Graham and millin Fennimore High school students said that when the Tornado began to move they dived into a Culvert along the Roadway. They watched As the twister raced past narrowly missing turn to Page 2, col. 1 seize gunman in Milwaukee Milwaukee in an the Wisconsin Tornado was escaped convict was captured a happier birthday than in 56 Wiley urges Ike minded gop Senate Choice Washington sen. Wiley re i recalling that a year ago today the Republican state convention attempted to purge me As senior senator saturday night urged selection of a gop senatorial candidate who will support. President Eisenhower at Home and abroad. Wiley who also noted that today is his 73rd birthday said the convention anniversary seems an appropriate occasion to Appeal once More to the Republican voters of our state to alter the course of our party and make it the instrument of the unfortunately he added some of the Powers that be within the Republican party organization of our state seem to follow the same practice which once described the Bour Bon Kings they never Learned anything and they never forgot anything. Did t learn lesson the Kingmaker did not learn the lesson of the people s repudiation in 1956, and the Joltin makers did not forget to abandon their own desire to dictate and to Rule or ruin the instead once More regardless of possible consequences to the party at the polls the Kingmaker Are conniving to try to make the Republican party of Wisconsin a tool of reaction and on May 26, 1956, the gop state convention refused to give its support to Wiley for re election and instead endorsed rep. Glenn David r wis for the nomination. Wiley Defeated Davis in the primary by 10,000 votes and went on to win re election to a fourth Terra in november. Won t interfere in his statement Wiley said he would not in any Way attempt to interfere with nomination of a Republican candidate to succeed the late Junior sen. Joseph Mccarthy if a special election is called. But he added i will certainly urge As i am urging now that the party get behind the Type of candidate whoever he May be who is truly in line with the most Forward looking principles of the Eisenhower administration at Home and abroad. I Appeal to the ,. Average Man and woman in the Republican party not to allow the would be Kingmaker ,. To maintain their stranglehold on the in this Section local 4, 6 12 Einar 13 late Telegraph news pages 2,3,9,10,11,13,14 Only one of Many As the twister target area broadened to include at least 11 states saturday night in what the . Weather Bureau termed the worst Tornado week in its history. Reports of twisters came in rapidly at Nightfall not Only from storm battered sections of the Southwest but from South Dakota North Dakota and Minnesota. Issue alerts alerts were issued for parts of Iowa Illinois and Michigan and remained in Force for Texas and Arkansas. Damage in Rural areas also was reported from a Tornado that struck about dusk near Maple Lake Minn. Others dipped harmlessly into open country near Huron and Watertown s. D., and Fargo n. A a meteorologist charting the storms in the . Weather Bureau at Chicago said this is the worst week of tornadoes in weather Bureau history. At least a is Ore of tornadoes hit Texas alone Friday and others roared Over the state saturday. A Tornado killed four persons Friday night near Lawton okla. Twisters Early in the week took at least 52 lives and injured some 300 persons in Missouri and Kansas. Damage from the violent storms nature s most powerful wind Force was inestimable. Slashed at farms the twisters that swept Over Texas and Arkansas earlier saturday caused damage but not reported casualties Wisconsin grand county sheriff Robert Seemeyer said there were reports of two tornadoes in the area but he said he was convinced there was Only one. In describing the Tornado s weird actions Seemeyer said it roared out of the West and slashed at a number of farms just South of Here then headed off to the Northeast. A few Miles North of the Community it seemed to hang in the air then Circle Back and powered due East along Highway 18 toward Fennimore. About four Miles West of Fennimore the Tornado dipped from the sky clawed four tall Trees from the Earth and smashed them to the ground. The twister then wheeled to within seconds of an armed robbery saturday of a downtown jewelry store in which he had gotten goods valued up to $20,000. Donald v. Stinson 32, an Escapee of the Tennessee state prison at Nashville was nabbed in an Alley within Yards of the store by policeman Oscar Plinska. Stinson tried to pull a gun from his pocket but it snagged and he surrendered without a struggle. The owner of the store estimated that Between $15,000 and $20,000 in merchandise had been taken. It was recovered. Bomb wrecks Peron s Auto Caracas Venezuela aft a bomb exploded in the car of Juan d. Peron saturday five minutes before the exiled sex director of Argentina was to enter it. His chauffeur Isaac Gila Berte was injured slightly and the car was destroyed by fire. Peron s aide maj Pablo Vicente charged the assassination attempt was planned by the Argentine embassy. Embassy Counselor Julio Negre called the charge ridiculous and said this is just another attempt by Peron to get publicity 8 freight cars Tumble in of River Clinton

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