Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin in Racine, Wisconsin
23 Feb 1936

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23 Feb 1936

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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 23, 1936, Racine, Wisconsin If t what our r readers have to say. It la we by rata for i any in moment tied i this c Olumn j j commends dealers tor rationing Coal dear suitor. I heartily approve of the policy that m of i of the Coal dealers have taken during our present cold Fiege. Though no actual Coal shortage exists in Racine each family is assured of fuel. For instance j a person Mav Hae ordered four tons of Coal at once jut received Only one being told tile other tons would be delivered As soon As possible. These three tons Are Dis i Tab used to other families so that four Homes have each a ton. True it would be easy for the companies Logne one pet it on his Large order but others would suffer. So i believe this is truly a ii urn an and unselfish stand on the part of the i a Oal dealers. Ltd k. Paine St i done to Block tracks car rider pleads dear editor yes of course this is just Theja Lake i want to Send my pet Peeve Milo. I be had this on my mind for Over a week and i did t see Anvi Ling published about it last sunday so i m sending it in now. This will still be useful for the Snow is still Here and will be for some time. I travel on the Street car at least twice every Day to work and i would like to see something done about these motorists who Park their cars so close to the car tracks that the Street car can not get by. The conductor must open the door and look out for the Driver and ask him to it Flat it Sway. Some times these Drivers do not return for some time and it delay Many people who expect to get at a place at a certain time. Auto Drivers please More attention to this in the future. We know it is also hard for you because of the Snow piles but please find another parking place. You will be saving rot Only the people but also the conductors much time. We appreciate the bulletin very much at our House. We were very Happy to see even on the coldest Days that the bulletin was on our porch. L a Howe St sunday journal times bulletin vol. 5�?"no. 45. Racine wis., sunday Fer. 23, 1936. Circulation Over 21,000 death eyes foolish fliers goblins of dark Ages still exert Strong influence Many superstitions relics of old Days of witchcraft reign a afraid to break a Mirror ifs Only voodoo ism along with other relies of barbarism scientific study reveals. Praises pageant on Lincoln s life dear editor anyone in Bacin who did tint Hesi or see the pageant dramatizing eight important episodes in the life of Abraham Lincoln missed a very interesting entertaining and educational feature. The pageant was shown on the stage in memorial Hall and Broad j cast Over Wrin at eight Oclock on Lincoln s birthday. Many Folk were unable to attend the pageant which was sponsored by the american legion and the Racine county bar association due to the extreme cold but because it was also broadcast thousands had the pleasure of listening to it in the Comfort of their Homes. Our entire family enjoyed the historical program of the beloved Lincoln very much indeed and we wish to extend our sincere thanks to those who made it possible. La a. Gearen was an excellent narrator. The music was delightful and each and every episode was very Well portrayed. k. E. T., route 3. I Why not limit local phone Calls dear editor i m writing about a subject that has been on my mind for some time. Why is there not a time limit on local Telephone Calls As there is when a Call is made from the City to the country it seems As if some people seem to think they can talk a Long As they please. Many people can to afford to have a private line and Are Lucky to have a four party line so let s each one be considerate of the others on a party line. Many times people have tried one half hour to get a certain party and failed in getting the Delred person because someone on the line was using it that Long. Hoping to see this in print so that four Patty line users May have better Telephone service in the future. Thanks for the Welcome guest Iii our Home which is the sunday bulletin. E. B., Hayes ave Reader thankful for radio news dear sir i have been a constant Reader of the sunday bulletin Abd have waited patiently for borne one to express their appreciation of the 9.05 a. In. Radio reporter. The unusual value of Thia radio news service to me during the extreme Winter weather of the last few weeks has made me decide to turn to Page 3, col. I by Hubert Johnson do you believe that years bad Luck follows the breaking of a Mirror that numbers like �?o13 it and �?o7�?� can affect human destiny that breaking a Chicken Bone will Grant mysteriously a wish that hairs from a horse s Tail put in a rain barrel will become tadpoles or snakes if you do you Are one of those persons who Are keeping the ancient beliefs of witchcraft aflame in this age of scientific research and Universal education. In America it has been estimated Are perhaps 20,000 professional priests and priestesses of voodoo ism in its Milder forms Crysta 1-gazers and Fortune tellers. They number among their patrons Many persons of wealth i social prestige and Liberal education it has been declared. There Are Many beliefs held by Many persons today which although based on truth in some instances Are outgrowths of ancient Witch Ore. Look out for Moonlight. Many persons believe that fish is a brain food and that those who eat a great Deal of fish will be Quick witted. Some hold Bhat it is dangerous to sleep in the Moonlight because the Moon controls lunacy and to let its rays fall on the Pillow will make one an idiot. According to some persons the Best Way to get a cinder out of the Eye is to rub the other Eye others think that blowing the nose will help. In some localities headache is treated by pressing the roof of the Mouth with the thumb. For years it has been said that it is especially dangerous to scratch the foot or the Finger with j a Rusty Nail because that will cause lockjaw. In Indiana and various other states mad stones Are sometimes it used in an attempt to cure hydrophobia. Tooth for every child it is a common saying that the Mother gives a tooth for every child. Practically All grandmothers insist that the expectant Mother should eat enough for two. In England the oldest inhabitants declare that it is More healthful to drink Tea than Coffee. In Arizona it still is generally believed that drinking two quarts of whisky will cure Snake bite. There Are All sorts of techniques for curing warts the favorite method being to tie As Many knots in a string As there Are warts to be removed then the string is buried at a Crossroads by the Light of the Moon. The first person who passes gets the warts. The idea that the expectant Mother May Mark her child is a common impression. Hence mothers desiring a Beautiful child visit the Art galleries those who wish a Victor Herbert or a Paderewski keep the neighbors awake by playing the piano. Witchcraft murder. Every one has a special formula for curing a cold. These include hot toddy soaking the feet in hot water wearing Light underwear All the year round taking i a cold Bath in the morning and seven starvation. There Are innumerable cures for hiccups one of the most common being to count slowly up to too. The last execution of witches was about 200 years ago. The belief in witchcraft has dwindled but it has not disappeared As an occasional witchcraft murder reveals. In 1929 two murders brought Home the fact that witchcraft still flourishes in the United states. Nelson Rehmeyer a Farmer of North Hopewell township near York pa., according to a confession made to the police was killed by John Blymyer an alleged hex doctor and Wilbert Hess and John Curry while the three were attempting to Shear a lock of the Farmer s hair to Bury eight feet underground. Wanted witchcraft Book. This they believed would break the spell which it was asserted journal times photo Pioneer ?"in Early Days Justice was meted out to Racine offenders in the courtroom located in the second floor of this Structure at Blain Ond fourth streets. Violations of rules cause Many crashes Case histories show hedge hopping illegal stunting and showing off cited As invitations to disaster statistics Are mute evidence. Criminal negligence and unadulterated foolishness Are causes of Many air plane tragedies investigation of death after death reveals. A desire to a show off to thrill the folks on the ground or convince alarmed passengers that a death defying Superman is at the controls often precedes a crash. Substantiation of these allegations is found in the following facts surrounding recent air plane disasters a crop dusting Pilot was ferry b carelessness or inattention to duty. The Pilot was charged with violating Section 71 2 and 4and Section 59 b. He might also have been cited for performing acrobatics below the permissible minimum. Acrobatic flying according to the air Commerce regulations consists of a intentional Maneu vers not necessary to air ?� the penalty exacted of this Pilot by the Bureau of air Commerce was a suspension of License. In Many comparable accidents there building at fourth and main site of Early Racine Justice to court ins his air plane from one opera i is no for the Bureau to a Tion to another Ith his Mechanic Riding in the big Hopper. Looking Over the Side and ahead to Check landmarks he saw that he was approaching a River and that there was a group of bathers act on a violation charge because the pilots Are not alive to answer to the charges. see m. See minor court cases in Racine s Early Days were heard before justices of the peace. One of the the Farmer had cast Over Milton Early justices was the late John w. Hess father of Wilbert. The murder is said to have been partly incited by the desire to get hold of a copy of pow wow lore known As a othe Long lost Friend a a manual of witchcraft. Police said that Blymyer desiring a copy of the Book and believing Rehmeyer had one. Played on the return to Page 2, column 4 Johnson who also served As sheriff Pokorny drug store. The picture was taken about 1875. Justice Johnson was born in the town of Norway and when he came Here he entered into the grocery business with Ole p. Peterson the firm being known As Peterson amp from 1872 to 1874 and later served Johnson As shown by the sign. It was during the time he was Active two terms As chief of police. In that business that he was elect the accompanying picture shows de Sheli f and completion of the building on the second floor of which his courtroom was located. The building stood at the Northwest Corner of main and fourth streets the present location of the his term he ran for Justice of the peace and was elected. His share in the business then was sold to Peterson who later moved across the Street to the Northeast Corner of main and fourth streets. Or. Peterson later engaged in manufacturing at the time when fanning Mills seeders and bolster and in its place arose the present entered the grocery business at iou state Street. Smokers depended almost entirely on Racine made cigars at that time and adjoining the grocery store on the North was the store and factory of Richard Lobbes a Pioneer who later conducted a store on sixth Street. Joseph Rowley owned the building farther to the North As shown in the photograph. The meat Market was established quite a number of years previous to the time the picture was taken and the property still is retained by his heirs. The building which housed the grocery and Cigar store was razed splashing in the water. He decided to Salute them. Putting the Craft into a dive he descended close to the bathers and then pulled up for a climbing turn to the left meanwhile looking Back at the people on the ground who were Wax ing their hands. He meets disaster. He did not see the heavy Cable Many Don t survive. For 30 pilots involved in Vio lation accidents during the first 6 months of 1935 in miscellaneous flying operations no charges were filed because the pilots were fatally injured in the Acci dents. Besides the 30 pilots there were also four students and 22 passengers who lost their lives in accidents accompanied by violations. This accounts for nearly half of the fatalities which of stretched Between two steel Tow i curved miscellaneous flying Springs for farm wagons were popular. He built seeders for a time the Type which was fastened to the rear of a farm Wagon while it was being operated. He also built bolster Springs and still later he re Structure which then was known As the Hall Block. The late Simon Wolff conducted a clothing store there for a number of years the business being sold later to Max Lehman. Political circles in Racine stir As elections approach ers on either Bank. The air plane hit the Cable with its left wings shearing them off and flipping the Craft Over to an inverted position. It fell 300 feet away on its nose and right wings. Landing in the Center of the River bed at the Edge of a Sand bar the Craft came to rest in shallow water. The Pilot was thrown Clear and operations during the period. Some of the violations May have been unintentional but not necessarily excusable on that ground others violated fundamental principles of common sense in addition to being infractions of the Bureau of air Commerce regulations. A student Pilot with some t when the bathers reached him hours of flying in his log reported miss Janette Serrec above authority on feminine Charm will have charge of the Roumal times Charm school which will begin monday night. Miss Serrec was in charge of the Charm school last year and is Well known among women of Racine. Despite sub Arctic temperatures and mountains of Snow political germs began to warm up and a Otake hold in Racine during the last week. Since the primary election for City offices will be held on March 17, and a vote will be taken on the question of City manage ship at the general Spring election on april 7, municipal politics Are in the foreground now. But already there Are Advance rumblings of the fall Campaign which will re � suit in election of a president a congressman and state and county officers. The City Council this week received petitions in behalf of the City manager plan. The matter was referred to the committee of the whole and the aldermen May enact the plan themselves or bring it to a referendum of the voters. The latter course is highly probable so for the first time in its history Racine is expected to vote on the question of changing its form of government. Active Campaign planned. Sponsors of the City manage ship movement have been increasingly Active. They have established a Headquarters at 409 sixth Street and plan to conduct an intensive educational Campaign up to the april 7 election when the question will come to a vote. Opposition to the plan has been relatively quiet to Date but probably will crystallize As election nears. If the plan should gain the approval of the majority of Racine text of the Wisconsin Law covering the City manager form of government will be found on another Page in this edition. It contains answers to Many questions concerning the plan proposed Here. Voters it would be placed in effect the following year after the election of seven councilmen. With feb. 26 As the deadline for filing of nomination papers and the primary election less than a month away candidates for Alderman supervisor City treasurer school Board Justice of the peace and Constable have begun to stir themselves. Aldermen and supervisors will be named in the even numbered wards. All but one of turn to Page 4, column 8. They found that his injuries were not serious. The Mechanic trapped in the Hopper was not so fortunate. The collapsed Structure pinned his legs and held him head Down in the water. He was still alive but unconscious and the rescuers held his head out of water while they chopped him Loose from the wreckage. A Little later he died in a Hospital. Three rules violated. The Pilot to dive of salutation violated three provisions of the air commence regulations aeronautics bulletin no. 7. Chapter 7, air traffic rules provides in Section 71 exclusive of taking off from by Landing on an established Landing Field Airport or on property designated for that purpose by the owner and except As otherwise permitted by Section 79, aircraft shall not be flown 1 Over the congested parts of cities towns or settlements except at a height sufficient to permit of a reasonably Safe emergency Landing which in no Case shall be less than 1,000 feet. 2 elsewhere at height less than 500 feet. 4 height Over Assembly of ?"no flight under 1,000 feet in height shall be made Over any open air Assembly of persons except with the consent of the Secretary of Commerce. Such consent will be granted Only for limited operations. His License suspended. In chapter 5, licensing of pilots there is the following Section 59 pilots to licenses May be suspended or revoked for a a a i at the Airport one afternoon for further instruction. As he had soloed his instructor told him to take off make one Normal flight around the Field make an approach within a few feet then go around again and land. He made the first approach according to instructions but in attempting to come in for the Landing overshot the Field. Instead of circling for another try he headed up the River to an Island where a group of his friends were having a picnic. Fall Breaks his neck. Arriving at the scene of the picnic he flew Over his friends and proceeded to put on a private air show consisting of Banks and dives. His last turn was at a Altitude of about too feet violating sections 69, 71, and 72, of the air Commerce regulation Sand it was the last turn he Ever made. The air plane stalled nose High and dived into the ground. When his friends reached his Side they found his neck was broken. Another students to last flight was one in which he could not Content himself with less than four violations. He took off from tile Airport about 3 Oclock in the afternoon. Soon afterwards the air plane was seen to Fly at a Low turn to Page 5, col. I weather Outlook Chicago feb. 22. A a a a weather Outlook for period of feb 24 to 29 for the Region of the great lakes rising temperature beginning of week most of area with no severe cold indicated thereafter frequent precipitation. Personality and poise to be highlights of Charm school menu this week journal times event starts tomorrow night miss Janette Serrec in charge again do you know what personality Type you Are Are you timid and self conscious would you like a Little magic secret of poise Are you tired of yourself would you like to Trade your old personality for a new Are you genuinely Happy have you developed your full potentialities of Charm these Are Only a few of the questions which miss Janette ser to rec will ask Racine women during the four sessions of the journal times Charm school which starts tomorrow evening for four nights at the Racine woman to club questions which she will answer to the enlightenment Joy and Benefit of every one of her listeners. The subject of Charm in All its various phases and from every Angle will be treated by miss Serrec during the four evenings of the Charm school. During the school a Large number of Charm baskets including Many prizes in foods and merchandise from local concerns will be Given to Lucky women attending the sessions. Special nightly entertainment has been arranged for each occasion. A style revue will be one of the interesting features when attractive models will display feminine fashions in the Correct modes which Are so essential to the maximum of Charm. Co operating in the style show will be the Stilb shoe store shoes Mangels women ready to Wear larks millinery handbags and millinery dusters foundation garments Buran to inc., furs. Entirely different stage settings jul provide a variety of background for the lecturer each night. On two evenings there will be attractive living room settings another night there will be a dining room set and on a fourth evening an attractive bedroom will be used. In these rooms which might be from Ultra modern Homes miss Serrec will lecture. An attractive background is essential for the fullest development of Charm miss Serrec feels and she has been enthusiastic in talking Over with ted Gottlieb of the Porter furniture company and Augie als Tad their plans for the furnishing and decorating of the rooms. Curtains and draperies in the modern Motif will be supplied by the Christensen dry goods company and dinnerware and other attractive accessories will be provided by tile Cook Gere company. At monday night to opening session miss Serrec will be introduced by mrs. Victor White president of the american legion Aux diary. Other club women who win present the lecturer on succeeding nights of the school Are mrs. Floyd Monk of the Racine woman to club mrs. Vilas Whaley chairman of the arts and interests committee of the Junior league mrs. Harold Konnak of the american association of University women. A guest speaker at the sessions jul be or. H. J. Summa of the Wisconsin alumni research foundation. List of sponsors. Among the merchants and firms sponsoring the Charm school with the journal times Are Andes candies Augie Alstad Arcade Bowling alleys Brenner to jewelry Brannum lumber company Clover Leaf Dairy company Christensen dry goods company Cook Gere deluxe Beauty shop Frank pure food company general insurance Agency s. C. Johnson and son inc., Lincoln hardware or. E. I. Mcvay Nelson and co. Inc., Nelson hotel odders bakery. Porters Racine fabric mat company Racine Floral company Racine seed and pet store Secor to linens Schowalter sons company Union Dye Pant orium Uptown Stop and shop Wink soap company Wisconsin Gas and electric company r. C. Zastrow inc

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