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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 24, 1935, Racine, Wisconsin What our readers have to say. Isi i sri will a fan far comment i de of i col Amnaj sunday journal times or bulletin vol. 4-no. 45. Racine vis., sunday Fer. 24, 1935. Circulation 19,500 of urges persons to support president i ear editor a few years ago the people this vast nation elected a president which simply meant that he was to Quot be supported to the Best of the Peoples knowledge but those four years Are Only half Over and pessimistic remarks Are pouring in from some newspapers and radio. When we elect a president Why Don t we stick with him and co operate with him to the Best of our ability cooperation is very essential in times such As the present. Thanks for the bulletin. Its great. J. S. Mead it housing study reveals Sites fur projects shortage of Low Cost Homes also shown in Racine. Racine football half Century old picture of an Early team reveals lauds opportunities offered at school dear editor i wish to pay a compliment to the local Public High schools for the splendid opportunities afforded the youth of today. For instance electricity machine designing Wood work and Many other useful occupations Are taught in the Public High schools. Of these Industrial arts were used to a greater advantage there would be More experienced engineers and craftsmen available when needed. Being a student of Washington Park High school i am making Good use of these opportunities. Many thanks to the bulletin and l Ope it continues. J. D. Franklin St says Racine needs of new y. W. C. A. Dear editor the y. W. C. A. Membership Campaign is now on. Here s something to think about Why All the talk a bout a new Library and a Navator Ourn ? what we really need is a new t. W. C. A. Building of the building contained a swimming Pool and a modern gymnasium practically every working girl would be a member. We can get along with our old Library a few years yet. We need a place for our Young girls and Young women to turn to. Where can a homeless girl or a stranger turn to to the y. W. C. A.? with what result she May meet someone there but there Are no rooms she has to go a room ?� she can to afford an apartment nor a hotel room. She Tell have to Gamble on a room from a private Home or a Rooming House. A new y. W. C. A. Building will be a greater asset to our Community than will a new Library or a Nat Atory in e. T. West blvd wants announcers with masculine voices dear editor let me say at the outset that i consider myself to be an average radio listener. I would like to make a few comments on that subject. I wish that Wren would get an announcer with an honest to gosh masculine voice. The whole staff of announcers employed by that station have the most sickening voices to listen to. Also i ran lint see Why Wren insists upon so Many foreign programs. One would 4hink that the people of Racine had a hard time understanding the English language. The station i no to Hope to Ever become popular ii a hating programs that Only please such a Small majority of listeners. Now that t have that off my Chest t wonder w hat others think a i that subject. I think the journal to policy of running a radio column radio rambles. Is excellent arid i enjoy it. Very much. I Hope to see the radio Page continued. An improvement in Wren and the sunday bulletin on my front porch every sunday. In Tell bet i Gnu won t print this. In. It West sixth it commends Wren s new radio feature dear editor i make a motion that All run. Corned herein go on record As commending the Racine journal times and Wren for the institution of their vitally interesting new program of a opinions of the passerby Quot. I wish to include in my motion that a vote of thanks be Given to Tex Reynolds for his Able method of conduct in front of a microphone is master of ceremonies. T recommend if i am not out of order that the Racine journal times and Wren extend this program for another is minutes and suggest that the time period be from i2 4f> to 1 15. So that people at Home for lunch May hear the broadcast and so that Tex May snatch at some of tile better business minds hustling to the office. Now that my motion is Laid on the table As being unanimous i leave it with tile chair. Aside How about extending the time f p. Marquette St would like court cases broadcast Over Wren it a editor italine has followed in the foot be and have 15 minutes or More of the scene in the court room. Etch morning Over we a they have is minutes of scenes in the court room offenders of traffic Laws Are brought before the judge together in the tile officer who made the arrest and arc allowed to make their excuses or to plead guilty. The judge finds them guilty or not guilty and fines those who Are guilty. It is a very interesting 15 minutes and we would no to miss it for anything. I think it might he to Racine in lowering Tho number of traffic Laws offenders. Naturally if the offender thought All of Racine could hear him Over the radio. In to s ire he would never do it the second pm. I should like other readers opinions on this question. I it. Cd Grange ave smile the thing that goes the farthest towards making life Worth while that posts the Hast and does the most. Is just a pleasant smile. The smile that Babbles from a heart that loves its fellow men will drive away the Clouds of gloom and coax the Sun again. It s full of Worth Aud goodness too with genial kindness Blent. Ifs Worth a million dollars and it Doest Cost a cent. J. C. Washington ave suggests scouts get new uniforms dear editor i have just a suggest we All know that the a a urn a of Bugle c a i tit e of the Best i pent c this i k ? Hev de it or d j us i k pm Riis a whether they liked but what Good is turn to Page 2 by John d. Roberts a preliminary report on housing conditions in Racine and its suburbs just completed by Fred Catley super visor of the physical property Survey shows there Are several suitable locations for Federal housing projects on the a North South and West sides. The Survey also shows there is an acute shortage Here in medium j priced apartments and in single houses in the $5,000 and under i class. Or. Catley was commissioned to make the Survey by Eugene Kreul Federal works Secretary for this Section feb. I. The talk was a stupendous one because of the great mass of facts figures maps and charts required b y the Bra. It is contained in a 25, a Page Booklet turned out by Voca a tonal students and is illustrated with coloured maps tables charts and graphs. I serf for reference. One copy of the Booklet has been turned Over to or. Kreul. Who has sent it to the Wera Headquarters in Madison one has been turned Over to the Public Library one to the association of Commerce and or. Catley has retained one. Anyone who desires information contained therein can obtain it by calling at one of those places. Or. Catley has charge of the 3 5 men who Are collecting data for the physical valuation of All property in Racine county and has an office on the first floor in the City Hall. Included in his Booklet is a map showing the population of Racine per net acre one showing the density of population per net acre another showing the nationality of residents one showing blighted slum areas Atill another showing location of business houses Light manufacturing and heavy manufacturing industries another j showing apartment districts Resi j dental districts etc., and still others showing bus and Streetcar routes steam and freight lines Parks schools and Public buildings. Shows property values. Other maps Are included showing property values net acreage and population by divisions taking 1.000 population per division. Charts and graphs show the costs i of unemployment Relief Over a Large period of years number of deaths and marriages and other i vital statistics. In discussing his City Survey or. Catley says a othe Survey brought out the fact there Are several Good locations for Federal housing projects on the North South and West sides All within the City limits. It also showed there is a shortage of apartment buildings in the moderate and Low rental brackets. It further showed there is a shortage and insistent demand for one family houses in the $5,-000 and under class. A omy Survey shows the Popula i Tion density is in the North Section of the third Ward and in the ninth Ward. The population per net acre varies from one to 53. In other words we have acre plots right Here in the City with 53 people living on them and others of the same area where Only one person resides. Property values fluctuate from four cents per Square foot in some areas to $1.03 per Square foot in others. A Are shown on the detailed maps in the ?� assisted by others. Or. Catley was assisted in getting out his Survey in such Short order by City assessor Hood. Relief director Vance and health commissioner Thompson and through data collected by his own Force in making their physical valuation Survey. Without this help he said. It would Hae been impossible for him to compile the required data. Just what use will j be made of the Survey could not determined. It was requested bareheaded youths struggled before Yelling crowds in thrill ing Battles on Gridiron history recalls. The by see m see football Quot fan is the staff of the new York Tri not of i Bune and Frank Guilbert is be recent origin As the accompany lived to be making his Home in ing photograph of the Racine i Seattle Wash. Charlie Baker is upper Row left to rights Vernon Rogers h. J. Johnson Art Wiseman Elmer Morse Fred Pfister Frank Guilbert a of Cape George w. Byron. Middle Row left to rights Clarence Horlick Charlie Baker Herman Smied ing major William Mitchell Lewis Ernest Hueffner Al Rodway. Lower Row left to rights Stewart Harbridge Fred Sugden George Herzog Fred Rickeman Glen Dixon Art Silber. Scouts ready for Jubilee to be held in memorial Hall for three Days. On thousand Racine scout a putting on the finishing touches for their Silver Jubilee exposition to be held at memorial fall this week thursday Friday Ard saturday feb. 28 and March i and ?. The exposition will be Oner. From 7 to to Coolock each evening and from 2 to 5 Clook saturday afternoon. Supplementing the work of the scouts Are 300 Volunteer Scouters serving in the capacity of scoutmaster troop committeemen Merit badge Counselor assistant scoutmaster commissioners and members of the special exposition committees. All of these activities Are geared together by the executive committee of the exposition consisting of Knud Hansen chairman Harry g. Barr vice chairman Grover Miller chairman of the general exhibits Bart Kerr let there be rain decides Broadway Sadie Thompson and Noah draw Large crowds opposites in stage fare two stars please Public new York feb 19 a a couple j of old wet weather stories Are be j ing retold on Broadway stages these evenings and plea anti to serve to alleviate the february drama drouth one is �??� with Tallulah Bank and in the role of s a d i c j Thompson. The other is a tale As old As genesis a the parable of Noah his Ark. His family and his Fai a. If v o u can imagine Noah in a primitive morality play competing with Sadie Thompson in a latter Pierre Fresnoy. Dav shocker for the interest and acclaim of modern play goers you chairman of building and arrange May not be surprised to learn that be ments Sherman Blandin chairman of ticket sales and promotion a. V. Allert chairman of the program Council president James h. Brannum and scout executive Arthur m. Gruhl. Here to the Lam tit. The exposition will be held in the basement Halls of memorial Hall. Several Hundred scouts will be seen engaged in the activity of Over 40 different Merit badge subjects. In the Large machinery Halls the following exhibit Dens will be seen. And heard troop 40. Station number six Racine fire department Wilt dramatize the requirements tor the photography Cement and masonry Merit badges troop 30. Progressive Dairy company chemistry and Dairying troop 47, St. Paula German evangelical lutheran Church fireman shop troop 4. Veterans of foreign wars Lea the engraft troop 29, Franksville agriculture troop 9. Immanuel lutheran Church radio troop 34, Bethany m. E. Church Bird study troop 18. Trinity m. E. Church handicraft troop 23, West Racine business mens association electricity and troop 12, state Street District business re to make. Boy scout a cps has now and Beautiful country and i it. They have to appear for never asked it or not. A1 that equip column 4 by the Madison Headquarters and mens association carpentry and woodworking. Along the North and West Walls of machinery Hall will be the following exhibit Dens troop i North Racine school cycling troop 7, holy communion Church painting troop 41. North Side business men to association cooking a troop 50, St. Luke to Church botany troop 21, Uptown business mens association first Aid and St Aid to was sent in at the specified time. It will take six months or longer for or. Catley a staff to Complete the work of making the physical valuation Survey upon which it is now engaged. This Survey will cover the entire county. The men Are making inspections of All Homes at present and then will turn to business and manufacturing properties. The information was originally requested by the Wisconsin tax commission. But or. Catley says a wealth of material which will be useful for Many purposes is being obtained. The simple staunch old mar wins hands Down. This is no reflection on the charms or Talent of miss j Bankhead who does almost everything possible with a somewhat outmoded melodrama which bore the late Jeanne bagels to near immortality a decade ago and since has served As a starring vehicle for a score of other actresses. Older Story newer. The older Story is anachronistic ally enough the newer. In this country neither theater nor movie i marquee Ever has borne a to lights a the name of the celebrate i biblical shipper. For More than a season in France he was something of a matinee idol. England liked him i too. But the French play by Andre obey found no Backer Here until Arthur Wilmurt gave it a colloquial translation and Jerome Maver Drew a Long breath and a big Bink draft i and decided to produce it Broadway Hasnett seen fhe like of it before except possibly in Quot the Green pastures. It the lather has the same glow and Simp Faith the same whimsical delicacy. But i for Lack of ostentation and for child like naivete a of Noah begins where a othe Green pastur a leaves off. The settings the incidental dances and music the pantomime the animal masks ail Ara called i a of modernistic to to by Many a play goer. But they were intended to he primitive As a primitive might hate conceived them. Bright oors and j bold forms like a child s painting Book. Asks about rudder. Noah himself talks a i Middle Western Farmer would talk under Tallulah bit ilk head 1935�? Sadie Thompson sportsmen to form club at meeting on wednesday animals troop 4 5. Second pres i such fantastic circumstances. He by Terian Church signalling troop converses rather informally with 39, St. Michael s society of holy name Church farm Home and planning troop 37 of Sturtevant turn to Page 2. Column i an unseen and unheard cod. He hammers away happily at the Ark until he begins to wonder whether turn to Page a col. 4. Organization of a Racine county sportsmen to duo is expected to be completed at a meeting to be held at Johnson s Hall sixteenth Street wednesday feb 27, at 7 70 p. In. Several local sportsmen who met last week and discussed Plitt a have made arrangements for the meeting at which time it is expected a permanent organization will be perfected and officers elected. The object of the club will be the preservation of game and game fishes and song Ana ins it eating Birds to procure the enactment of game Laws and other desirable legislation insuring a better Protection of game and game fishes and song and insect eating Birds to lend assistance in the proper enforcement of game Laws and in general to provide a closer Unity and fellow ship among All tru sports a and lovers of nature. A Ozark Ripley coming. John b. Thompson muted author and better known to lovers of the outdoors by his pen name of a Ozark Ripley a will to it the main speaker at wednesday s meeting. Born in it. Louis and educated in that City Ani later in France or. Ripley showed no desire for a business career but his fondness for fishing and Hunting took him to the Ozark of Missouri which were then an almost wild Section. Here lie became so conversant w Ith the Woods and Waters that his services As a guide were very much in demand. At present he spends half to to of the year in Canada fishing and exploring the out of the Way places he has made Many trips through Northern Ontario with Paul Cameron chief of the Nipigon ojibway indians As his guide. The other half of the year he sends in the South Hunting his Lavont game Bird the Quail acting As 1udge at various Field trials and writing. He has published a number of outdoor books among the most widely read of which have been �? fish in to and a Pird dog training made ?� his a autobiography of a sportsman a now running serially in a a Adir g sporting Magazine has attracted much attention. Open to Public. Or. Ripley in addition to being the main speaker at the meeting will exhibit som of his mov ies on wild life. Wednesday s meeting is open to the Public and anyone interested in the purpose of such an organization is invited to attend. A Small admission charge wll be mid and refreshments will be served athletics team organized in 1888, � Wall testify. So interested were the residents of Racine in that team that the first thanksgiving game played in the paddock of the old dirt horse race track at the Racine county fair grounds located on the West Side of what was then Asylum Avenue Road that 3,500 persons congregated where the players were piled up at times in two to feet of Snow. Bareheaded but with heavy hair taking the place of headgear some of the Best known Young men of the City most of them now departed from this life struggled with some of the Best teams in this Section of the country. There were games with the Kenosha team As Wrell As with Carroll College Waukesha the Chicago athletics and the Riverview athletics. Rougher Ilian present. By Many today football is considered rough. The game As it was played in 1888, and for a number of years after double discounted it in roughness and a time out frequently was called. There we Tere no Shin guards in those Days nor were there the various assorted pads seen on the Field today and it is no wonder the players sometimes were Laid up for several Days at Home following a strenuous afternoon s play. The game was different then but it w As filled with exciting moments and the crowd which was strewn along the sidelines was just As vociferous in its yells As the crowds of today. It was the really exciting game and it Drew heavily. Regular Field provided. With the popularity of the game came the need for better grounds and maj. William m. I Ewis was instrumental in leasing from mrs. Murray the Field West of her Home located at Washington and Taylor avenues. A High Board Fence was built around the area. The building of the Concrete track which was used for Bike racing and where was staged one of the National meets came i shortly after and there were Many fierce struggles within the Concrete Circle for some years. The games were held saturday afternoons and on occasions when an outstanding event was scheduled most of the factories closed so As to allow the men to attend. In those Days everyone seemed to have been bitten by the a football ?� few of players alive. There Are Only a few of the players on that team alive today. In this City there Are such Well known men As George Herzog a tape. George w. Byron Herman Smieding and Fred Sugden. Yer nor Rogers is attached to sled travels 80 Miles per hour on ice Manitowoc ?" i1 Pic a trim two passenger ice sled capable of making 50 Miles per hour on Snow and 80 on ice under Power of a twin Cylinder motorcycle motor has been constructed Here by Ray l Oung commercial artist and Anton stip k. The motor is hooked up on a Chain drive to an air plane propeller. Light Tough White Oak was used for the Frame. Yount streamlined the body More than the models pictured in magazines which inspired him to make the sled. L Oung and Stipek worked on their Craft in spare time for three months. Hawk wages Battle against Automo Ilist Pierceville ?" or a Andy Hummer Highway overseer was painfully injured in a Long Battle with a Hawk that did no to know when it was beaten the Bird feasting on a dead Jackrabbit on the Highway Resente i the appearance of Hummer to automobile and flew headlong at the Windshield. It crashed through the Glass and hurtled through the car breaking the rear window. Still full or fight it seized Hummer s wrist inflicting painful wounds. Even when the overseer finally crushed in to death under his feet its talons Cut gashes i in Hummer s heavy Field boots. In Connecticut Al Rodway is in new York City. Stewart Harbridge is in Milwaukee Fred Rickeman is in Galena 111. And Art Silber a druggist Here for Many years is in Milwaukee. Will Horlick also was a member of the team but he was not present at the time of the taking of the accompanying photograph. Y. W. To seek More members enrolment week to a observed at Racine association. Directed by the membership committee with miss Inga Johnson As chairman the local a sedation will concentrate its efforts Thia week on increasing the membership. Enrolment week will be under the general chairmanship of mrs. Frank Lovell president of the association assisted by mrs Paul Zoschke and mrs. Richard Leach As co vice chairmen. Begins today. Beginning this morning with a w. C. A. Sunday or. The churches the ideals and working program will be called to the attention of the women of the City. Last thursday afternoon More than 200 women were entertained in six Homes at Friendship teas. Tomorrow evening at they a dinner will be Given to the various groups who will participate in the project. Miss Florence Palmer will handle envelope material mines. Dale Karstaedt and Harrison Fellows will take care of publicity miss Ruth Packard and mrs. Milo Griffith have charge of speakers Mise Eleanor Harris Bas volunteered to act As librarian and miss Eva Hall is assisting with information folders. Pep meeting Friday at a Pep meeting of ohday March i results wit be announced while a recognition meeting on March 12 has been planned of Greet new members. Progress reports will be made Dally. Giant timepiece being built for Canadian brewery ?" a the world to largest clock with a total dial area nearly seven times As great As London to a big Ben a is being designed and constructed by a Montreal firm and will he erected next summer at the top of a 60-foot steel Tower on the roof of a brewery Here. The giant timepiece will be visible in Montreal and surrounding districts Day and night. Brilliantly illuminated with a special Neon lighting system it will be seen ten Miles away at night. The clock will have three dials facing three ways. The diameter of each face will be 60 feet. The mechanism will weigh about Sis tons. Nine thousand feet of tubing and several tons of other equipment will be used in making and installing the clock. The distance on the dial Between the minute Marks will be 3.14 feet and the space Between the hour Marks 15 feet. Each of the three minute hands will be 30 feet Long from Center to tip and weigh 2,500 pounds. Free hour hand will be 20 feet Long. Has 200-4 ear old watch Meaford ?" a Peter r. Davey watch fancier has a watch which is 200 years old and keeps perfect time. Charm school Story pictures and details on Page 8four-Day Charm school starts monday at woman to club auditorium

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