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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - December 13, 1936, Racine, Wisconsin What our a a readers have j to say. >1 a be paid fart any Tom men i de i in this Sun Day journal times Bull l. I vol. 6�?no. 35. Racine wis., sunday december 13, 1936. Circulation Over 21,000 in recent months it has been increasingly difficult for editors of the sunday bulletin to select the Best to letters for this column. An amazingly Large proportion of the looters Lack any originality or constructive thought. Most of them begin with the same old favorite peeves a a readers of this column Are not particularly interested in peevish complaints they Are looking for thoughtful constructive suggestions something interesting something worthwhile. This column is the Reader s own Corners a department in which the general Public May express views and opinions worthy of consideration. A a peeves can not measure up to that Standard. Come on readers. Start thinking let s save some better letters. Kring Leville name under fire again dear editor i believe the party who commented on another name other 1�?Tnan a skring Leville for West Racine is Light. I feel the same although my reasons May not be the same. Kring Leville would suggest a certain Type of nationality of people whereas there Are also other people living in West Racine and still others who Trade there having lived there before like myself for instance. I believe greater West Racine or just West Racine As it now is to be a much better name. W. Dekoven ave wed in Waukegan live in Racine facetious letter advises King Era of prisoners is wild Page in history food tasters hired by Rich residents of 16th Century Europe famous persons involved in Italy France and Britain furtive Art also popular i ii Hays of ancient Greece and Rome. Hangs up stocking for West Racine dear editor with Christmas so very near at hand we Are naturally filled with the spirit of giving. I am wondering and i m positive i m not the Only one who Nas this in mind lust what our City officials will decide upon As West Racine s Christmas gift. There Are Many things it needs. For example Gates at the Lindermann Avenue crossing. We have had one Accident there must we have another before we get what we want also a a Stop and go Light at the intersection of West Boulevard Washington Avenue and twelfth Street and a safety surely none of i iese would amount to much in the Way of Cost and would mean much in the Way of safety. We spend so much time and Money to repair injuries while we think so Little of ways of preventing them. Santa clause please Don t forget West Racine s needs. C. Grove ave Lefter praises Good old horse dear editor to a horse. Of horse you Are a wonderful thing no Horn to honk no Bells to ring no License buying each year j w Ith plates to screw on front and rear. No spark to miss no gears to slip you Start yourself no clutch to slip no Gas Bills to steal the Joy of life away. Your inner tubes Are All o. K., and thank the lord they stay that Way. Your Park plugs never miss and fuss your motor never makes us cuss. Your Frame is Good for Many a mile your body never changes style your wants Are few and easy met old horse you have something on the Auto yet. E. Park ave another demand for an Auto show dear editor i agree with m. L. P., Thurston ave., in saying that Racine should have an automobile show. I know of quite a few people who would attend. A City the size of Racine certainly could have a very Nice show. Kenosha had one Why can t we we enjoy the bulletin v Erv much every week. R. C. J., Villa St Reader takes poke at Quot red Mckenzie Quot dear editor Why does Wren tolerate anything quite so repulsive As a the adventures of red Mckenzie a on the air every tuesday and thursday evening of All the gruesome bloodcurdling episodes i have Ever heard red Mckenzie has them All beat. Certainly it would not be considered a bedtime Story for children to hear and i m sure the average adult would find it much too disgusting. I for one would sure appreciate a change and believe there Are a lot of people feel the Way i do. Hoping you will please print this i am i. S., grand ave wants to revive sunday gatherings dear editor for some time i be been wondering just Why sunday afternoon get together for Young people Are no longer held. Last year on sunday afternoons meetings for High school students we hich were sponsored by the y. M., and y. W. C. A., were Well attended. Topics discussed were usually vitally important and of i turn to Page a column 4. By Hibert Johnson Poison As an instrument of murderers offers one of the most sensational pages in criminal history the terror of being poisoned was so great in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries that in the houses of Rich persons wine and food tasters were employed. Wine was drunk Only from venetian Glass or goblets of Unicorn because the first was said to break if it came in Contact with Poison and a Unicorn Horn absorbed any poisonous substance. Venice Rome Sicily and Naples were infamous in the Middle Ages for their prisoners. In Germany poisons were so commonly used that Frederick la Bowler hits 700s twice big eight High school conference makes 2 Haring moves. By Reith Brehm Bowling basketball and indoor furnished the bulk of the local sports news during the week of Friday dec. 3 through thursday night. There were a number of changes in tenpin leaders beginning with Johnny Sepenski s 277 game in the trades and labor Bowling league Friday. On sunday afternoon the Jour Nal times team of the business men s league City champions for the past two years set a number of records when they bowled an 1,176 single game to Climax a 3,-122 series. Get Wright featured with a 719 individual series on games of 225, 237 and 257. Racine cokes came up with a 3.106 series on the second shift of a doubleheader when they put together games of 1.063, 986 and 1,-057. Earl flamme pitched a 22-strikeout game As Webster electrics posted their fourth straight Industrial indoor league win on Friday night. Krogh had 21 strikeouts for Massey Harris As that team won from twin disc i clutch 6-3. Bowman of the twin discs fanned 18. Horlick High wins. William Horlick High Defeated Whitefish Bay. 30-14 St. Catherine s nipped St. Mary s of Burlington 20-18 and Washington Park lost to South Milwaukee 26-23 in weekend basketball games. Douglas Flowers lost to the harvesters of Milwaukee in a Milwaukee suburban league game sunday 41-22. On monday night f. Trossen bowled a 278 single game in the North Side tavern league. The following evening Carlson coverings clipped off a flashy 1,097 count in the state Street business men s league. Greg Wright came through with his fourth �?�700�?� series of the season and his second within three Days when put together games of 203, 258 and 246 for a 707 total. Two bold moves. The big eight conference made two bold moves at the regular Winter meeting in Milwaukee when it voted to abolish the Center jump in league basketball games this season and to shun Wisconsin interscholastic athletic association tournaments District regional and state beginning with the 1937-38 season. The latter action reduces the number of eligible class a i schools to nine and forces the w. I. A. A. Board to either revise the j entire class a setup or abandon j the tournament beginning next season. Rearrangement of the major municipal basketball league was i announced by City recreational j director b. A. Solbraa on tuesday. There Are 21 teams entered in the league this season. Forbade by Law the Sale of poisons in 1224. The venetian a Council of to paid a poisoner to remove specified persons at a regular sliding scale of pay. John of Ragusa charged the following after the Council accepted his services in 1544 to kill a the great Sultan 500 ducats King of Spain 60 ducats Marquis of Mantua 50 ducats the Pope. Too poisoned 600 persons. Teofania Diadamo. Better known As Porfano admitted that she sold poisoned water which caused 600 deaths in seventeenth Century Italy. After 60 years As j a poisoner Porfano was convicted in 1709 when she confessed thai her Poison liquid was prepared by mixing arsenic with hogs Tat. A league of prisoners was uncovered at Cassalia in 1536. The plotters had used As Many As 40 crocks of poisonous ointment to smear the doors of houses. Wholesale murder wiped out entire families. The borgias of Italy were accused of numerous murders. That Caesar Borgia was guilty there seems Little doubt and it is known that his Signet ring contained a Poison cavity. Lucrezia Borgia was at least an accessory to the crimes. Prisoners enter France. The poisoning mania spread to France and Catherine de Medici imported several italians skilled in the Art of pharmacy and perfumes both of which covered the practice of preparing poisons. Her perfumer Reno and her astrologer Ruggieri were both accused by the French of providing her with poisonous gloves or apples for her victims. Sainte Croix a French cavalry officer is connected with the greatest Poison scandal of French Renaissance history. He was introduced to the Marquise de Rinvil Liers and her husband in 1659 and came to live with them and became her Lover. Sainte Croix was a systematic student of poisons. To was turn to Page 2, col. I Kings love for woman severe Shock to Young girls the Alley philosopher observes King Edward almost universally regarded As the most valuable prize that any woman could Pluck out of the matrimonial grab bag has renounced throne and career for love of 40-year-old mrs. Simpson. That fact might prove quite devastating to the patronizing self sufficiency and Confidence of the Sweet Young things who invariably consider 40 As a Ripe old age. For 20 years the worlds most famous Bachelor successfully eluded feminine Wiles and snares of Young Beauty. And then he fell head Over heels in love with the Charm and Glamor of a woman virtually his own age. Tex tells Edward of advantages and swell people Here the Star still gleams truly Wise men Al at ways guided by an a at everlasting Beacon in heavens meaning of Christmas defined. By Frank Lovell site for a new Library without any Library on it at a a new fire station without a fire engine Are mentioned. An eternal Triangle turns Friendship into enmity an open letter to sex King Edward dear de your Many friends in Racine were interested to learn that you had quit your Job to get married. We can t do such things Over Here. When we get married we have to hang onto our jobs a greeter or Public i imagine the Nash people would hire you for example because people would buy cars just to be Able to say they bought a car from a company which had an sex King on the payroll. We have Many Fine Homes with tighter n Ever on account of that All the most modern conveniences crack about a two can live cheaper including mortgages. The Folio a fictitious interview is based on actual facts. In exactly similar fashion a Long Friendship Between two Racine men was definitely ruptured by the Power of suggestion. By l. Bicycle bicycle Trower of suggestion a Jekyll Hyde Friend and Arch foe of ruptured the Long Friendship Between j. David Doo dle dash and g. Launcelot Beaver Board. It is another Case of an eternal Triangle for which a newspaper cartoonist is indirectly responsible. G. Launcelot seems to be particularly \ exed because j. David called him a a but the party of the second part refuses to make any retractions because he says he is now Able to see the party of the first part in his True Light. Or. Doodle dash was a in conference when i called to interview him about the alienation of his affections. Within five minutes however an empty handed Bill collector stalked out of Doodle dashes office slammed the door behind him and thumped Down the stairs. i entered immediately. Doodle dash is a Man of very few words a and Choice expressions. Therefore the interview was finished sooner than i expected. It required Only five or six hours. Here is the Story Home cartoonists seem to been do wed with uncanny almost weird Powers of observation. In a few seconds they Are Able to detect characteristics and traits that would baffle phrenology its and psychologists for Days. Such a Man a one who draws pictures for the papers in a Distant City a is a Friend of j. David Doodle dash. To illustrate his analysis of personality he provides men with the faces of animals. To a talkative gossipy Little individual forever running around in circles but never getting anywhere he gives the face of a Fox terrier. A solemn fool becomes a Jack ass a greedy cuss is turned into a pig. To this Friend j. David sent a picture of his bosom pal. G. Launcelot Beaver Board. A i had never been Able to conclude definitely whether Beaver Board was sly and cunning or merely secretive and Doodle dash explains now. But if it is True that he did have his suspicions he did not divulge them to the artist. He merely sent the photo with a request for a cartoon. Beaver Board becomes a rat. The result was a masterpiece of comic Valentine Art. Beaver Board naturally Little eyes had become smaller and readier. His trim moustache had turned into hairy antennae. His nose had become sharper. His Chin Digap pealed into his neck. Obviously he was a rodent. In fact he had come a rat. And try As he might Doodle dash says that he never will be Able to erase that impression from his mind. I victim of suggestion though he 1 May be. He s positive now he con-1 tends that the artist is Correct. Than one being just so much unmitigated hooey. However we understand that even without a Job you la have about $800,000 a year income and a Fella can get along on that i imagine if he cuts Down on his cigars and has his shirt collars turned when they Wear at the edges. But Here a the real purpose of this letter i could go on and on de but the above should give you a fair idea of what we have to offer and if you decide to leave England Flat on its Back and come Over we d be mighty glad to have you. Yours very truly Hillie Reynolds. A if you should run into any trouble getting married Over it urn Back the hands of a time and gaze again upon scenes of yesteryear a Christmas when you were a child dwell for a moment on those precious memories but Christmas has still another meaning a Power of even deeper and More important significance. It is a Power that can not intact Man. Be weighed or measured or Analysed. It is symbolized each year in those Little Christmas customs that we All observe. And in the magnificent cadences of that deathless Story from Bethlehem. We realize its eternal truth. If in imagination we peer into Homes of the troubled and afflicted we find that Christmas is an armistice a Promise of eventual peace and human brotherhood a Kings abdication and crisis monopolize summary of at such close Range the breathtaking drama of King Edward s abdication for love overshadows its historical significance. Only time can show its effect on the British Empire whether the Type of government will change or whether the monarchy will a muddle in any event the 42-year-old Monarch s decision to renounce his throne and marry the twice divorced Wallis Warfield Simpson was a smashing Climax to a Brief but precedent shattering reign. Prime minister Stanley Baldwin often called the incarnation of John Bull emerged the immediate Victor in the test Between King and Cabinet. He and his aides refused to permit a Morgan Atic marriage parliament stood behind them. Edward stepped out. The supremacy of constitutional government was upheld a the King reigns but does not moving with stolid precision the parliaments of Britain and the dominions went about the solemn business of proclaiming a new ruler�?40-year-old Duke of York. Edward hailed his shy. Self effacing brother As his rightful successor. In the crisis Manj thoughts turned to the tragic figure of Queen Mother Mary who within a year had seen first her husband and then two of her four sons sit on the worlds most powerful throne. Some noted symbolism in her visit Only a few Days before the abdication to the fire destroyed Crystal Palace relic of victorian Days where she stood silently gazing at the blackened ruins. Peace proposal. The United states took the Lead in the Buenos Aires peace conference this week with a proposal by Secretary Hull for a neutrally pact among the 21 american a Public. Under it the nations would agree not to ship arms munitions or implements of War to belligerents or to lend Money to them. It also would set up a consultative committee of the 21 foreign ministers who would offer to mediate a dispute anywhere in the world. First All the american nations must ratify five existing treaties outlawing aggression and settling disputes in the Western hemisphere by conciliation. Some have lagged in signing. Spanish mediation. Two efforts to Stop the Spanish civil War got underway this week. The league of nations Council took up Spanish government charges that Germany and Italy were aiding the fascist insurgents. Great Britain and France invited Germany Italy Portugal and Russia to join in a mediation attempt. League officials warned that the Franco British proposal might kill any league action. From the United states however came support for the former plan. R. Walton Moore acting Secretary of state expressed Hope the mediation Effort would be successful. Loyalist troops repulsed a fascist drive at the Bridgehead of Ma-1 did. Around the world. Fourteen persons including Juan de la Nierva the aug Gyro in to vector were burned to death in the in. Britain weeks news crash of a k. L. Dutch Airliner near Croydon Ai drome in England. An attempt to control Corn acreage in the Midwest was the principal feature of the 1937 Federal farm plan. A sanity commission was named to examine Hope Morgan 25, of East Lansing mich., charged with killing Elizabeth Giltner her former College chum while they addressed the Laders wedding invitations. Heavy loss of life was reported in floods which swept the Rich Bagayan Valley in the Philippines. George a. Ball Indiana Glass Jar manufacturer told a Senate committee he paid Only $274,682 for Stock controlling the $3,000,-000,000 Van Sweringen rail and Industrial Empire. After new peace proposals were rejected striking maritime workers on the West coast suggested the government own and operate steamships. Names in the news. Pope Pius stricken by paralysis rallied but later suffered a relapse. Mrs. Gloria Vanderbilt won custody of her 13-year-old daughter for longer vacation periods the Young heiress lives most 1 of the time with an aunt. A los Angeles Federal grand jury indicted James f. Hall Sailor on a charge of trying to extort $5,000 from Ginger Rogers film actress. Died Luigi Pirandello 69, italian playwright and 1934 Nobel prize Winner David Freedman 38, whose breach of contract suit against Eddie Cantor was on trial. A possible Haven for Leon Trotzky exiled russian appeared in i Mexico. Stood that you have three or four 18 or 20-room hovels in England surrounded by a measly few thousand acres we have heard that you might leave the country on account of some people stuck up their noses at Wally and we want to invite you to make your Home in Racine. Just bring the Little woman right along and i can guarantee there wont be any noses trying to set any Altitude records. Some uncoloured facts. Now i might Send along some association of Commerce brochures extolling Racine s advantages this is called a the City of you know but you know How those association of Commerce boys Are. Not that they exaggerate or anything but they Don t exactly under estimate either if you catch what i mean. i m going to set Down a few unvarnished facts and let you judge for yourself. In the first place generally speaking we re swell people. Of course there Are exceptions but you Don t need to pal around with the exceptions. We have a great Many danish people Here which should interest you. On account of i understand you re sort of a shirt Tail relation to danish Royalty yourself. Of we have some pretty Slick society where people eat caviar when they d rather have pigs Knuckles and All that sort of thing but All in All we re pretty much like you very democratic. Just to give you some idea of How democratic we Are the other night a Racine wife reminded her husband to take a Bath because they were going to a party that night. A what for a he demanded a it Ain t going to be formal is it a new buildings. But to get Down to some of the civic and cultural advantages of Racine. We have a Beautiful courthouse with the jail Way up on the ninth floor so visitors won t get the prisoners confused with county supervisors or other officials a new City Hall with a Council a chamber known As a the in Waukegan one of our suburbs you can get married while you wait for a moderate fee without any fuss and feathers. Sad parallel haunts Wally tragic Koval Romance. Though it is generally under there we could fix that up too. Practical guide for conduct of human affairs. That glittering Star that illumined the heavens nearly 2,000 years ago still serves As a Beacon to guide footsteps of the truly Wise men. And that incalculable spiritual Power that surges anew through our hearts at another Maryland Beau this season of the year ally once participated in ways gives us fresh Hope for eventual deliverance from troubles and woes that oppress our daily lives. It is then that we always rediscover that strange and unfathomable Force in the human soul that keeps weary and discouraged men plodding on the Road to the stars whether we know it or not that annual reminder of Many a eternal kinship with something deathless something greater and nobler and finer than he had dared dream himself to of leads each generation nearer to a perpetual spirit of Christmas that eventually will reign during every Day of the year. Editors note mrs. Wallis Simpson follows in the footsteps of another Maryland Beauty who participated in a world shaking. Royal Romance. The parallel the first ending bitterly the other just beginning is remarkable and the similarity Between mrs. Simpson and Elizabeth Patterson the Baltimore merchants daughter who married Jerome Napoleon an nearly shattered an Empire is amazing. This is the Story of the Lovely Baltimore girl who married a King whose Royal Romance ended in such tragedy As dramatists Seldom dream. It is the Story of Elizabeth Patterson who left her sedate american Home much As did mrs. Wallis Simpson to be wooed by a Prince who later became a King. Belle of Baltimore in 1803. In 1803 Betsy Patterson was 19, daughter of the second richest Man in Maryland William Patter turn to Page 5, col. I to history and in biography we find proof of Contention that human nature does improve. Century by Century Man comes a Little bit closer to realization that he can make this world precisely what he wants it to daily Cash prizes totalling be that since Man is made Hall of empty echoes a a new Post $500 will be distributed Byju a the j o god this old the Uptown businessmen. Association during their Earth can be made m the a Shower of Gold a special image of god s City. Christmas shopping period a lives of great men Oft which begins monday and continues to Christmas. There will be five Cash Uptown to stage Quot Shower of Gold beginning monday office with a Brand new democratic postmaster a site for a new Library without any Library on it a new fire station without any fire engine in it lots of Beautiful Parks where you and Wally could stroll hand in hand for the first few weeks of your married life while you re still in the hand and awards daily including first remind us a a that this Story of Manger and Wise men and Sheepfold has a profound Inland strolling stage and a prac prize of $20, two prizes of lie Nee upon our daily lives tidally unobstructed View of Lake Michigan which is practically the same As your beloved Atlantic except that there in t so much of it which after All is an advantage when you re trying to swim from the Middle of it. $10 each and two $5 awards. Free tickets May be secured from participating merchants a list of whom can be found in the and destinies. And in that miraculous disclosure of eternal truth we find the magic formula to a make our lives Sublime a As Well As inspiration for great achievements that will special Uptown edition in we also have a Harbor in which j today a sunday bulletin. You could bring your yacht pro the first drawing will Vidag the wind was in exactly the Tae place on tuesday. List enable us a in departing to right direction. Of course getting f a a a ii h rested departing out would be something else again. It Quot Inners will de posted daily on a bulletin Board at Ann Street and Washington Avenue. During the next to Days j the Uptown businessmen i economic advantage. Now for some economic advantages. I m sure you could land some kind of a Job in one of our big manufacturing plants which work Only five Days a week eight j will stage one of their great hours a Day with regular annual est Christmas shopping bar vacations in admitum to other rest j j Rodg Ever h a a periods which occur now and then j v u Christmas tree when certain unpleasant Nesses j f or. Xlee come up As you might say. Of erected at the inter course there Arentt any King ing j Section of Washington ave jobs open but i imagine you nue fourteenth Street and would fit in pretty Well As sort of Junction Avenue. Leave our footprints on the Sands of a wings for Sally by Bailey Wolfe a new serial of love and Romance starts today turn to Page 17

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