Racine Journal Times (Newspaper) - June 15, 1951, Racine, Wisconsin
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A |tlO|Q blacktop surfacing project of eight miles of U. S
Highway 45, approved by Gov. Walter J. Kohler, will include one mile of. .road in Racine County. The remainder of the project is in Kenosha County.
Work is under way on resurfacing of another eight mile strip of the same highway, entirely within Racine County. This section, being done at a cost of $370,000, extends north from Highway 20 to the Milwaukee County line. The entire cost is being paid by the state.
The county highway department is nearing completion on blacktopping of County Trunks G and T. Joseph Stocker, county highway commissioner said. County . Trunk G (the Six Mile Rd.) is being surfaced from Highway 42 to Highway 38. County Trunk T (Lathrop Ave.) is being surfaced from the city limits south to its intersection with Taylor Ave.
Stocker said work has not been started on either of two other resurfacing projects planned for state roads in the county this summer. These are the blacktopping of Highway 36 from Burlington -to Waterford, a distance of 6.8 miles, and similar work on Highway 38 from County Trunk K, north to the Milwaukee County line. Stocker said negotiations are under way with the State Highway Commission to arrange for the projects.
7 Crewmen Die In Plane Crash
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Ut)—A twin-engiae .Navy patrol plane crashed add burned in a marshland yesterday. Seven crewmen were killed amt two were injured.
The craft, on a training flight, fell a mile and* a half from gn auxiliary field along the St. Johns River between Inert and Green Cove Springs.
The Navy said there was nothing to indicate the cause of the crash. A witness said the ship’s wheels were down as if it were coming in for a landing. It had reported no trouble.
The nine aboard were part of a squadron called to active duty from the reserve here about three months ago.
The dead were mostly east coast airmen.
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3 Rail Union Heads Call for Pay Meeting
WASHINGTON— UPI —Head* of three operating rail unions called 500 rank and file members to Washington June 27 to consider the railroads’ latest contract offer in the long deadlocked dispute.
Although the leaders of the engineers, firemen and enginemen, and conductors declined to discuss the offer or their reaction tq. it, it was understood to be virtually the same as that accepted on May 25 by the fourth operating union, the Brotherhood-of Railroad Trainmen.
UndePthat agreement, approved only two days ago by the wage stabilization board, road service men would receive a wage increase of 1814 cents an hour and those in yard service 33 cents.
Fishing Bricklayers 'Catch' Wage Boost
MILWAUKIE. — UP) — MU-Waukee bricklayers who ’’went fishing” June I to enforce demands for a retroactive 32-cent per hour wage boost, won their demands today.
They’ll be back on the job Monday morning.
Federal conciliator Jamas Despins said tbs settlement provided for payment of the 32-cent per hour increase as of June I if approved by the federal wage stabilization board. Tha ntw wags is $2.97.
Elect Stat# Minister To Baptist Council.
BUFFALO, N. YDr. Ken-
neth S. Latourette, professor of missions and oriental history at Yale University, was elected president of the American Baptist Convention.
Those elected to the General Council included the Rev. F. M. Morse of Fond du Lac, Wii.
WRIT OF PREJUDICE against Court Commissioner Eugene L. Haley was filed for Richard Aceto Thursday afternoon, minutes before a scheduled preliminary hearing. Aceto’s hearing on charges of adultery, assault and battery and carnal knowledge and abuse involving a Chicago girl, 17, was adjourned until 2 p. rn. next Friday while Haley considers the appointment of a commissioner in his stead. Aceto, 29, of Route 2 Box 92, is free on a $2,500 cash bail pending the new hearing. Aceto was served with the warrant charging carnal knowledge and abuse when he appeared at the district attorney’s office.
Dormer army warrant officers may apply now for reappointment at that old rank in the volunteer or organized reserve, Capt. W. R. Higginbotham, officer in charge of the Racine Organized Reserve Corps, announced. To qualify, the officers must have served honorably between Dec. 7, 1941, and June 30, 1947, and have been discharged as warrant officer. Until this time, former warrant officers were enlisted as sergeants.
LUNCHEON MEETING of the
Welfare Forum on Monday noon at the YWCA win present Miss Margert Gleave, executive secretary of the Curative Workshop, in a report on the progress of the workshop. Among the guests will be Mrs. John Batten, chairman of the .Curative Workshop boar/i, who will participate in the discussion period scheduled after the talk. 4
ARMY ENLISTED reservists of any component not on active duty now may be appointed warrant officer, junior grade, and be called to extended active duty for a period of three years, Capt. W. R. Higginbotham, officer in charge of the Racine Organized Reserve Corps, announced. Detailed information may be obtained at the ORC armory, 1637 Goold St.
WELL, leaving the estate of Mrs. Elizabeth Meyers, valued at $15,000, has been filed for probate in County Court.
Find Body Astride Burned Motorcycle
POYNETTE, WU. — VP) — A middle-aged motorcyclist died Thursday night after his vehicle caught fire on a country road one mile west of here. He was James Webster, about 50, of Poynette. His body was found seated upright on the sidecar-equipped cycle in a ditch.
Columbia County sheriffs deputies theorized the gasoline tank on tho cycle exploded, showering Webster with burning gas. The body was burned badly, they said.
SIGN PACT SOON MANILA—OF)— The Philippine
Foreign Affairs Office said a Philipine-Indonesia treaty of friendship and commerce will be signed at Jakarta June 26.
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SAM RIZZO, president of Belle City Malleable Local 553, is one of nine men who have been assigned to posts in UA.W. Region IO. Rizzo will join Harold Thompson, secretary of U.A.W. District Council No. 8, and Stanley Gregory, international representative, in the U.A.W. office as a service officer assisting locals in thir problems. The office serves Racine, Kenosha, Janesville and Beloit. Eight other men have been assigned to work in cooperation with Harvey Kitzman, director of Region IO, and heads of various departments.
DISSOLUTION hearing on the Hoosier * Creek Drainage District in Circuit Court has been scheduled for 9:30 a. rn., June 19. Early last September, the hearing was adjourned to an indefinite date because of a crowded court calendar. The hearing stems from a petition of property owners more than a year ago for the dissolution of the district. The petition was signed by owners of 7,800 acres of land in the 12,800 acre area in Burlington and Dover Townships.
COLLEGE MEN who have not taken the Selective Service aptitude test in an effort to qualify for draft deferment to continue their education will be offered a second opportunity bn Saturday morning at Washington Park High School. A similar test was taken by 97 college men on May 26. A third testing date has been set for June 30. Different sets of questions are used at each test.
PETITION for administration
of the estate of Lester H. West-phal has been filed' in County Court. The estate value has been estimated at $105,000. The only heir listed Is Pvt. Richard West-phal, 19, a son. The court has appointed John R. Brown, guardian ad litem.
ROT ARIANS heard Hanford J. Brannum of the Brannum Lumber Co. give an illustrated talk at their weekly luncheon in Hotel Racine on the lumber industry’s efforts to conserve America's forestland through proper harvesting, seeding, planting of trees and protection against fire.
WEBSTER CLUB will hold IU
Vincent Vassallo will be the leader of en especially trained group of Scouters who will conduct a training course in scouting skills at Camp' Freeman Saturday.
Vassallo will be assisted by Scout leaders Roy Anderson, Don Bums, Charles Riekkoff, Jr., Louis Scherbert. Russell Hansen, Ray Iselin, Ned Murphy and William Bolden.
The course is under the general supervision of Lowell D. Thompson, chairman of the council’s leadership training committee.
All Are Graduates.
All of the men are graduates of the scouting skills course held four weeks ago at Pleasant Lake
under the direction of Jack Rhea and Ray Williams of the national
Camp Freeman is on Spring St. north of Osborne Blvd. It is one of the near-town overnight camping sites used by Racine Scouts.
A program of events beginning at 1:30 p. rn will introduce such subjects as compass orientation, compass games, demonstrations in axemanship, fire building, camp sanitation, games for the open country and camp cooking.
Clarence Potthoff New KC Leader
Clarence R. Potthoff was elected grand knight of Racine Council 697, Knights of Columbus, Thursday night.
Potthoff succeeds Edward P. Haas, under whom he served as deputy grand knight Potthoff is a foreman at the J. I. Cafe Co.
Other officers elected Thursday are Anthony Drewek, deputy grand knight; Clyde Dwyer, chancellor; Stanley Tompach, warden; Gilbert Henken, recording secretary; Matt J. Keefe, treasurer (reelected); Harold Stege, inside guard; Al Borowski, outside guard, and A. J. Langley, trustee for a three-year term.
The new grand knight appointed Edward C. Murphy lecturer, and Richard Kroupa, financial secretary. Rev. S. B. Witkowiak is chaplain of the council.
Beach on June 23, jtarting at 9;30 a. rn. Busese will provide transportation from the Webster Electric Co. plant to the picnic area. General chairman of the event is Joseph Kairis.
LOUIS MISKULIN, 27, of 1060 Washington Ave., injured his back Thursday afternoon when he fell from a scaffold while working at 1710 Park Ave. Miskulin is reported in good condition in St. Mary’s Hospital today.
G.E. Electric Workers Get 9-Cent Increase
WASHINGTON — OP) — The wage stabilization board approved a nine cent hourly wage increase for 100,000 General Electric Corp.
These are employes not included in the recent cost of living advance to the CIO-International Union of Electrical Workers.
The CIO Union had a coat of living escalator clause under which they received an adjustment of nine cents an hour because of the advance in the government’s cost of living index between last September and March 15.
The same increase was aprroved for members of several other ^unions and the salaried or white collar workers who did not have the coct of living adjustment.
Hand Russia Notes On Peace Agenda
LONDON. — VP) — Tho United State* Britain and France suggested to Russia Big Four ministers should meet to discuss easing world tensions on the basis of agreement already reached by their deputies in Paris.
Identical American, British and French notes handed to Soviet deputy foreign minister Andrei A. Gromyko in Paris called for a Big Four parley “without further efforts by the deputies to complete agreement on the agenda.’’
. ____ . . . . „ . The deputies hive been trying
31rt annual picnic at Muskego Lcainly to hanuner out an agreed
agenda for the parley since March 5.
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“MISS GOODWILL OF 1951”
To Reign Over All Fourth of July Festivities in Racine •
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In Conjunction with the Racine July 4th Goodwill Celebration, I hereby submit my name as a contestant in the “Miss Goodwill of 1951” contest to be held at the Elk’s Club on evenings of June 27 and June 30. I agree to the following contest rules:
1. To appear in formal attire.
2. Must be between 17 and 24 years old inclusive, and. single.
3. A resident of Racine County, WU.
4. To appear at all the main events of the July 4th celebration.
5. Notices will bo sent to contestants ae to where and when they Should meet.
I. Decision of tho ledges will be final.
Entries Must Be Sent to P.O. Box 221 | Not Later Than June 25, 1951.
William L\ Clark Named Trustee of Carroll College
William L. Clark, a vice president of the J. I. Case Co., bu been named a trustee of Carroll College, Waukesha.
Announcement of Clark’s appointment was made as the WU-cornin Synod of the Presbyterian Church closed Its four-day meeting In Waukesha Thursday. Moira than 400 persons were on tha campi* for tha centennial meeting of the synod, Woman's Synodical Missionary Society and Westminster Fellowship.
Uncle Was Dean.
Cleric's family has a background in higher education. HU unde, Thomas A. Clark, was dean of men at the University of Illinois, and one of the first deans of men in an American university.
The new Carroll trustee has been in the farm machinery business for half a century. He entered the grain and farm machinery business with his father in Rantoul, IU. In 1903, he joined the Moline Wagon Co. as a salesman. Later he transferred to the Moline Plow Co., then to Emerson-Brantingham Co. at Rockford. He was with the Parker Pen Co. from 1922 to 1931.
Came Here in 1931.
* In 1931, Clark came to the J. I. Case Co. as domestic sales manager. He now is vice president and a director of the company.
Clark has been a salesman, assistant branch manager, branch manager, advertising manager, assistant sales manager and sales
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manager in the farn> machinery business. He U the father of two sons and one daughter.
Others elected were Rev. Mark L. Andrews, pastor, First Presbyterian church, Lacrosse; Benjamin D. Stone, president Morten-son Lumber company, Wausau; Lamont E. Fonteine, senior partner, Fonteine, McCurdy & Co., Milwaukee; William J. Grede, president of Grede Foundries, Inc., Milwaukee, and William G. Johnson, executive vice president of AHU - Chalmers Manufacturing company, Milwaukee.
Racine Native To Be Ordained
A native of Racine, Rev. Eugene R. Zimmers, SJV, will be one of 30 members of the Jesuit order ordained to the Catholic priesthood in Los Angeles. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Zimmers of Los Angeles, formerly of Racine.
Father Zimmers was born in Racine Sept. 6, 1920, and attended St. Rose parochial school from 1925 to 1934, when he entered St. FrancU Seminary, St. FrancU WU. He later studied at the Los Angeles diocesan junior seminary, Loyola High School in Los Angeles, Mt. St. Michael College, Spokane, and Alma College, Alma, Calif. He has been an instructor at St. Ignatius High School, San FrancUco, and the University of San Francisco.
Father Zimmer’s brother, Michael J. Zimmers, S.J., also a member of the Jesuit order studying for the priesthood, will be deacon at the new priest's first mass at St. Basil’s Church, Los Angeles, on June 4.
Thief Is Active
At Browns Lake
For the second time in as many nights, a thief has ransacked the employe quarters of Liggett’s Marine Bar at Browns Lake. Five employes reported $89 in bash and $165 worth of clothing had been taken.
Nick Goncharoff said he discovered $59 was missing from Jiis suitcase when he returned to hU quarters after work Thursday night. The day before, four other youths employed at the resort reported thefts also.
William Johnson, 20, of Faribault, Minn., said his billfold with $30 was taken and some clothing. Larry Gagnon, 21, Detroit, Jack Hunsinger, 22, Chicago and Amt Pederson, 19, Albert Let, reported shirts, trousers and other clothing missing.
The youths were hired recently to work at the resort for the summer.
RENAME FCC CHAIRMAN
WASHINGTON —The appointment of Wayne Coy of Indiana for a new seven-year term on the Federal Communication Commission was confirmed Thursday by the Senate. Coy is FCC chairman.
Coming to Racine
FIRST TIME IN THIS AREA
“To Every Creature"
Irwin Moon’s latest film photographed in natural color in the heart of heathen South American jungle.
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TUES., JUNE 19
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RICHARD 6. HARVEY, JR.
Announce the dissolution of the Low Firm of Harvey, Lawton Cr Harvey, formerly located at 513 Sixth Afreet.
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RICHARD O. HARVEY and, RICHARD 6. HARVEY, JK
Announce their removal to new offices in the Harvey Buildihg, at 205-07 Sixth Street, and the formation of a Law Firm under the name of:
RICHARD G. HARVEY
205 Sixth Street Telephone 4-2225
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E. W. LAWTON announces that he will continue the practice of law at 513 Sixth Street, Telephone 2-1977.
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