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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - April 05, 1936, Racine, Wisconsin
In f � #. A we Mem hmm i aided in emergency and he pays for it dear editor a Friend in need in a Friend indeed but they Are few and far Between. The other night i started downtown. I wanted to reach the Gas company before closing hours so i could take advantage of my discount. When As Luck would have it in a most out of the Way place i ran out of Gas. I tried to get six different cars to Stop and give me a push to the nearest filling station which was about six blocks but they would t even look at me. But at last one stopped. I asked if he would give me a push and he said sure. So at last i reached the filling station. But my Good Friend got out of hts car and stood waiting for a tip. I asked him what i owed him i and lie said a what is it Worth to Yout Well i handed him two bits j in fact All i had after paying for some Gas and he drove away. When i reached the Gas company it was i closed so All in All i was out about $1.25. But i thought it was one of the cheapest things i Ever saw of my kind Friend who pushed me five or six blocks and had to be paid for it when he was going in the same direction As i was. After All those things will happen to the Best of us and we never know when we would like some one to help us out. But some people go through life expecting pay for every Little thing they do. After All i think if we would All lend a helping hand when someone needs our help it would be a better old world to live in not wishing you any bad Luck Friend of mine but i Hope you run out of Gas somewhere about eight Miles from a filling station and have to give somebody your last Dollar to give Vou a push. Thank you editor if you have space for this so the cheapest Man in Racine can read it. S. J. N., Grove ave Man made Tornado sweeps Racine As Progress overtakes old buildings party line listeners Reader scores them dear editor i agree with e. D. Of Arthur Avenue that it is an imposition for people on party lines to hold the Telephone wire Down for More than five minutes at a time especially As these conversations Are almost never business. Repeated occurrences of this kind should be reported to the Telephone company. But to my Way of thinking a worse peat than this one is the party who has no phone a because the Corner grocery Market or drugstore is so Handy a and uses come business phone for Long win dad private confab while the business Man loses business which should be coming in Over his phone of he refuses to let them use the phone they buy elsewhere so the tired business Man is Between the Devil and the deep sea. There is still another Telephone Batise which needs correcting and that is the people who have party lines and take the receiver Down and stay on the line when the Calls Are not for them and plenty of people do that. Like an Ostrich they seem to think if they can to be seen no one knows who they Are but it is very easy to find out. These same people would probably be highly insulted if anyone suggested that this was not an honorable thing to do. Yours for More Telephone consideration and Courtesy. A n. Main St single girl says her say about jobs dear editor i am writing in answer to a. L. Of Highland Avenue who seemed to think that All single girls should give up their jobs to married men. The idea sounds reasonable enough but i know from my own experience that there Are Many single girls who help out tremendously in the Home and who really Are a major Factor in keeping the family off Relief. Possibly a. L. Does not Realise this w Hen he says single girls have no responsibilities at All. They Are Many of them quite As serious and accept responsibilities As Well As men and though woman place is in the Home still when there is need of it you will find single women battling with married men for jobs. Thanks for letting a single girl have her say. H., Dekoven ave likes picture pages in journal times dear editor i like the full Page of pictures on subjects of w orld wide interest which have recently appeared in the journal times the past several weeks. The recent flood catastrophe was brought to us More clearly and vividly through the pictures in the journal Timea. Pictures add a zest interest and sparkle to news stories and to have such an excellent feature added to the Many other attractive ones which the journal times now offers its readers is certain to win the approval and appreciation of everyone. Our regular sunday morning visitor a othe bulletin to always welcomed by our entire family. Ltd. T. M., Bryn mawr ave v in in i v looters robbed downtown during Racine fire of 1882 photos by journal times of residences and stores moved to courage As character key dear editor courage much of Success in life is impeded by Lack of common courage the courage of conviction. Fear la a foundation of failure and timidity la a species of fear. A Good hold with the Strong a says massing and another philosopher likens courage to the Kite which rises As it encounters a contrary wind. The cultivation of courage is an essential to Success. Firmness in the right strength in Faith determination in duty these Are the fountains out of which flows the courage to conquer a1 things. Most persons possess far More courage than they believe they do. Fortune befriends the hold. True courage does not mean turn to Page 4, col 6 by see m. See looting was practice during the $ big fire of May 5, 1882, when a Large Section of the downtown area in Racine burned. Stocks were moved out of buildings in the path of the flames and for the most part were unprotected from thieves. There were a number of residences on main Street in the Block North of third Street the possessions of the occupants were carried several blocks from the wild scene. How Many articles were stolen never will be known but a number of cases of looting which were never published have come to Light through information obtained from men who were on the scene that eventful night. One citizen a Volunteer fireman who was first at the seen of the Blaze which started in the old Goodrich Dock can Tell Many stories of looting. Even stole coffins. Furniture and undertaking went together in those Days. Several such businesses were in the ravaged area and a number of coffins not caskets were removed to the Street some of them were stored on Wisconsin Street North of third Street a fellow was detected carrying a coffin on his shoulder the third or fourth to be removed to a Point outside the fire line. Another incident of looting took place in the Vicinity of third Street Ami Lake Avenue where the Miller shoe company was located. Boots and shoes were carried out into the Street in the Hope of saving them. One arrest was made the fellow j had stolen no less than 52 pairs of j boots. Visiting fireman a �??� the Racine firemen were unable to combat the fire. Milwaukee responded to appeals for Aid. One Story declares that the Driver of a fire Steamer pilfered. A citizen vouches that a Large Roll of material was on the seat of the Steamer. The fireman explained that it was a Roll of Felt used by the Miller company for lining storm boots. A Othats to going to make a swell horse Blanket a he explained. An amusing incident. There is an amusing incident told about the late Jerome i. Case founder of the Case company. On the West Side of the River were located two Hay presses one of them owned by Frank Redfield who in later years served As a member of the Board of Public works. He together with Frank Mcananny were wetting Down the Hay press to prevent Sparks from setting the building on fire. Or. Case directed them to throw the water on his Thresher Plant to the West he would not listen it is said to the arguments of or. Redfield that by saving the Hay press they would be guarding the Thresher Plant further arguing resulted in the Hose slipping out of the grasp of the Volunteer fire fighters accidentally or purposely with the result that or. Case received the full Force of the Stream. He retreated. Or. Redfield and or. Mcananny assert their work saved the Case Plant it to housecleaning time in Racine and this time it is not Only of Domestic significance but of civic interest As Well. These journal times pictures show remains of several buildings that Are being razed either because they have outlived their usefulness or because the Sites Are desired for other purposes. Photo at the upper left shows the remains of the old fish Bros. Wagon works on state Street. Wrecking operations on this Struc Ture have been under Way since last year. A residence upper right at 942 Huron Street owned by Rose Buch Aklian has served the purpose for which it was erected and is being torn Down. Old City Hall vanishing. Lower left shows All that is left of the old City Hall on main Street and the old Chicago Milwaukee amp Pacific railway passenger station lower right is a sickly looking contrast with what it was Many years ago when it served an important purpose. Inset is the Skeleton of what formerly was the Douglas Park playground House on Douglas Avenue. Other wrecking jobs for which permits have been issued by the City building inspector Are a Frame Structure on St. Joseph to Church playground Erie Street a barn at 2308 Spring Street owned by c. Ros encamp old station a Post office at sixteenth Street and North Western tracks and steel horse barns at 3204 Washington Avenue. Worker to share in Fortune he found in wrecked House proving births a difficulty in old age pension checkup records scanty before 1877, investigators discover. ?" is a to Benito Mussolini his magnificent via Dell tim Pero May mean just a place along which to pass Blackshire legions in review. But to Antonio Simo Netti who helped build it it May mean a share in the million lire buried treasure he found there. It All began on a morning in february 1933, when Simonetti was tearing Down the House at what was once via Alessandria and is now Rome to finest Street the Way of Empire. Suddenly his pick struck something with a hollow sound. Carefully digging with his hands he brought to Light the decayed remains of a wooden Box containing treasure trove Fortune. The treasure consisted of 454 Gold coins 2099 Gold coins of the 18th Century 22 valuable rings and a Large Blue White Diamond. Amazed at his find the Humble labourer reported it to the authorities which after appraising the treasure at Well Over one million lire a $100,000 a impounded it pending investigation. Research indicated the treasure belonged to an antiquarian who had died in that House in 1895 that his heirs had searched for his for tune but found Only a Cache containing 100,000 lire. The Legal heir immediately brought suit for recovery of the Fortune claiming it was not treasure trove but his property by inheritance. The suit was followed by those of eight More heirs the labourer who had found the coins and jewels two other labourers each claiming to be the sole finders the firm charged by the City of Rome with the work of demolition and the ministry of National education which claimed the treasure for the state on historical grounds. Allow 2 claims. Now the tribunal of Rome has decided that those having valid claims to the Fortune Are Only the direct heir and Simonetti who found it the court has ordered an inquiry to find whether the collection of coins and rings and the Diamond constitutes treasure trove or is to be considered As lost property. If the former is decided then Simonetti will become a half millionaire entitled to 50 per cent of his find. If instead it is considered As lost property merely found by Simonetti then he Only receives Tai per cent of the million lire Fortune his a of finder to Salvage under italian and science Parade in stamp Hobby of savant ?" by a a philatelic Parade of historical pictures arranged to show the development of Man since the building of the pyramids forms one of the 20 albums in the stamp collection of or. Edgar s. Brightman Boston University professor of philosophy. Disregarding the orthodox system of segregating Stamps according to country and Issue or. Brightman uses his Stamps to show developments in the Fields of Art science philosophy wars Industry and even color. Each of his 20 albums is devoted to one subject. The method he explained is much cheaper and More interesting than the Ordinary system of a filling ?� he said expensive rare Stamps or series Are not his to broadcast Mas meeting speech Anderson Pace a consulting Engineer and authority on municipal problems will be the speaker at a Mas meeting arranged by the City manager Campaign committee in memorial Hall monday night his address will be broadcast Over a Public address system in the Hall and Over radio station Wren from 7 30 to 8 30 p. In. Investigators in the old age assistance administration Are being aided materially in establishing the correctness of information Given by applicants by consulting records in the office of Register of deeds Julius Krenzke. One of the chief difficulties encountered after an applicant to name is turned Over to an investigator is proving one to birth. In a few cases records have been found in the Register of deeds office in the registration of births volumes but Many Are unable to utilize these records As they Are not Complete before the year 1877, or. Krenzke stated. Early records scanty. Those born in that year do not come under the requirements for old age assistance. In that year 361 births were recorded. In j 376 19 were registered although not reported until some time after the births. Only 12 births were found to be recorded in the five preceding years. In the Early Days when a birth was reported the name of the child was omitted but in later years when the form of reports was changed this was included. More recent registration Blanks require in addition to the name of the child sex color full name of father and Mother occupation of the father the hour Day month year and place of birth nativity of parents and certificate of doctor an answer to the question a was one per cent Silver nitrate used to prevent infant blindness a an answer to the question a was the child deformed or physically defective a and statement of the nature of any defect. System better now. Physicians now report their birth cases to the City health department or those in the outlying districts to the town health officer who in turn report once a month to the Register of deeds office or. Krenzke explained. In tracing records for further proof of birth of applicants for old age assistance it frequently happens that satisfactory information is divulged by an old family Bible sometimes in the keeping of a relative in another state. Often it is necessary to write to foreign countries to obtain information from baptismal records. Frequently an applicant who has been refused old age assistance because of his inability to prove his age manages to find some relative who is Able to provide such information. Applicants who Are unable to prove birth Are not immediately turned Down but their applications Are held for further proof in the Hope the applicants will be Able to provide the necessary notes Chicago april 4.�?" up a the weather Outlook for the period of april 6 toll for the Region of the great lakes frequent precipitation with temperatures below Normal for the most Par sunday w bulletin vol. 5 no. 51. Racine wis., sunday april 5,1936. Circulation Over 21,000
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