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1 Jan 1950

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1 Jan 1950

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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - January 01, 1950, Racine, Wisconsin Rowan acc st4i <>.�?��?��?� in Wrux Ftp a �?�.�?��?� a Mica Rcv vol. 20, to. 35racine, wis., sunday. January i 1950 s rage sunday bulletin fops in state of us associated press foe Milton Babich murder Case was tile Story of the year in Wisconsin. Editors of daily newspapers in Tho state made this Choice by a wide margin in a poll conducted by the associated press. The Story was big news nationally too. It covered a period if four months from the time 16-year-old Patricia Birmingham s Bullet riddled weighted body was found in the Milwaukee River until Ber sister s bridegroom the 16-year-old Babich was convicted of first degree murder and sent to prison for life. As the Story unfolded newspaper readers were told of the state s charge that Babich killed the girl to keep her from telling of her sister Kathleen s pregnancy. They read avidly the Story of the elopement of Babich and Kathleen and of Milton s claim that he produced the gun Only to frighten Patricia but that it discharged accidentally. The Climax Friendly France aim of Reich editor s note the of Western Ger Konrad Adenauer has outlined his government s Poller for the new year which will Center around an improvement of Germany s relations with France by Konrad Adenauer Bonn ?" u.r3�?"for the year 1950 i do first of All Hope for a strengthening of the spirit of peace in the entire world. Mankind especially we germans is in dire need of peace. The Franco German relations require careful patient and conscientious cultivation from ours As Well As the French Side. It is my most sincere desire that the internal situation in France Amy stabilize because i Hope that the French government will then tackle the establishment of Good relations with Germany with an even greater Energy. Fend Century old. French German co operation will not mean an economic or political threat for great Britain. Every co operation Between Germany and France will have to Lead to a closer co operation with great Britain As Well because a split of Western Europe into a British and a Franco German political and economic sphere would be a grave disadvantage for Germany France and great Britain. The final eradication of the Franco German animosity will certainly Lead to a close relationship Between All Western european nations including great Britain. The oldest and deepest reason for the european disunity is the Century old difference Between Germany and France. As soon As this disease has been healed in the european body All parts of it will have an advantage. Fears Border crossing. As much As every German Longs for the Speed establishment of an All German government such a development will Only be possible if the Liberty of human beings is guaranteed in the soviet zone too. We will have to take appropriate measure if More and More germans Cross the Borders from Germany because a decreasing population in the East and an increasing population in the West would be dangerous for All Germany. Paris bomb explodes Paris a a bomb exploded it the door of the polish embassy chancellery Here damaging the building and breaking windows within a 100-Yard area. Was reached in the dramatic trial which resulted in conviction. Only 3 place pint Only three other stories won first place votes. Two editors thought the death of former governor Julius p. Heil was the top Story of 1949 while two others nominated the trial of Arnold Larson at la Crosse and the Antler less Deer season As the outstanding news stories of the year. Runner up to the Babich Case in the balloting was the Larson trial which resulted in the acquittal of the former la Crosse automobile Salesman. He was charged with first degree murder charge in the 1947 slaying of or. James Mcloone a physician who had attended his two year old son prior to the child s death. The editors ranked the grand hotel fire at Ripon in which six persons died As the no. 3 Story of the year. Others of the top to were placed in the following order 4. Selection of Ivan Williamson As the University of Wisconsin s new football coach. 5. Death of former governor Julius p. Heil. 6. Ant Erless Deer season. 7. Runoff elections for state superintendent of schools and a supreme court seat. 8-9. Tie showing of the Wisconsin football team and the listing of Federal rent controls in favor of state rent pm tool. To. $85,000 mail Pouch robbery at Waukesha. These got votes votes also were recorded for these stories the supreme court s reversal of the conviction of Harold Christoffel Milwaukee labor Leader financial difficulties of the Green Bay packers violence in connection with the Badger consolidated Dairy cooperative strike at Shawano u. S. Senator Mccarthy s attack on the Madison capital times and its editor w. T. Evjue claimed world record catches of two muskies in Wisconsin Waters biggest state budget increased Aid for schools birth of the 20th child to the Scoville of soldiers Grove water pollution and the appointment of Federal judge Robert e. Tehan. Watch for postal Santa scan glittering gems recovered after suicide ?" up a experts looked Over a Fortune in jewelry at Scotland Yard seeking $56,000 in gems stolen from the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. The glittering loot was recovered after the suicide la Days ago identify woman found in Bay Miami Ujj a police identified the expensively Clad blonde found dead in Biscayne Bay five Days ago As mrs. Louise Everett 62, and said she apparently committed suicide. One of the persons who helped identify mrs. Everett said she was a former new yorker and had been a show girl there a oin her ?� More recently police said mrs. Everett had lived in St. Petersburg Fla. The woman s battered body was washed upon the shores of Biscayne Bay on monday and for five Days police efforts to identify it went for naught. Until Friday officers believed the woman had been murdered. But several notes which led to the identification established almost beyond any doubt that mrs. Everett had committed suicide det. John Deas said. Inmate takes doctor s place new ?" a a state mental Hospital inmate was sought after he allegedly masqueraded As the institutions to psychiatrist and had the real psychiatrist confined to a Hospital Here. Or. Edwin c. Mcgowan was under treatment for alcoholism at hotel Dieu Hospital while police hunted Oscar Hoffman 32, who allegedly took Mcgowan to car and $320 and disappeared. It All started Mcgowan said with a Christmas Day drink at the Hospital in Jackson la. Mcgowan admitted he formerly was an alcoholic but said he had been on the Wagon for two years. Hoffman reportedly is an sex air Force Veteran who psychological troubles began when he was shot Down on his 29th combat Mission. The pair wound up in Baton Rouge la., and then came Here to finish the Celebration. Mcgowan an outburst in which he cited h said he apparently passed out and of cow judge for contempt of court. Break his Jug with can opener Kosciusko ?" up a a crestfallen sheriff was searching for the three men who broke his Jug with a Beer can opener. Attala county sheriff Roy Braswell said a Othey used a Beer can opener a spoon and a piece of Iron pipe to Cut a Hole in the jail Wall and crawl out. Of Bert Holliday 51-year-old present Day Raffles. Holliday Hobnob bed with socialites and described himself As a dealer in precious stones he was free on Bond on a charge of unlawfully possessing jewelry when he shot himself to death at a suburban hotel. Scotland Yard sources linked him with some of Europe to biggest jewel hauls in recent years. Members of the Yard s eying squad reportedly have recovered $280,-000 in gems and Are seeking More. Much of the jewelry had been broken up and the stones reset. Yard sources said identification of the precious pieces would be difficult in Many cases. Experts from houses insuring the windsors and from insurers of other recent victims of jewel thieves were invited by the Yard to View the loot. The jewelry was taken from the windsors by thieves who entered Ednam Lodge Sunningdale in 1946. Judge sorry he lost temper Tulsa ?" up a a Tulsa common pleas judge blamed a a regrettable show of temper for woke up in the Hospital Here. Attendants said he was admitted As an alcoholic when a Man who posed As a or. Mcgowan brought the a of patients in for treatment and then disappeared. So did Mcgowan s car and Money. Bar hey writes essay on love St. Louis up a vice president Alben w. Barkley a bridegroom of six weeks says that without love and Devotion a Olife in a Castle would be drab and ?� the veep who was married to Carleton s. Hadley of St. Louis on each was being held on a Burg i nov. 18, contributed an article to Lary charge he added. Jump in social Security tax hits paychecks of 39 millions Washington up a at mid pending in the Senate is a Bill night the social Security tax of the already approved overwhelmingly paychecks of about 39,000,000 workers jumped from i per cent to 1% per cent. The Rise first in the 13-year history of Federal old age and survivors insurance brings a tax of $45 a year on each worker who gets $3,000 or More in annual pay. Employers an estimated 2,700,-000 of them will increase their contributions to match. The 50 per cent Rise will take about $700,000,000 More each year from the income of wages earners and management. For the present old age pensions won to be any bigger. They Start at a $10 a month minimum. The average is $26. The maximum now is $45.20. By the House to increase the pension and insurance benefits by an average of 70 per cent. If approved by the Senate As most legislators say it will be this measure will boost the minimum pension to $25. The maximum Benefit for an aged Man and wife would jump from $85 to $126 a month. About 11,000,000 More workers would be covered if the Senate adopts the House formula. These would include Domestic servants the self employed employees of local governments and others not now protected. The tax would apply to the first $3,600 of income instead of present $3,000. The special year end edition of the St. Louis Star times. He wrote a othe love and Devotion of two individuals to and for each other no matter what their calling or condition in life is something that takes on the qualities of divinity. They constitute the main Spring of human life and ?� Barkley said he feels the new year a holds for us a very Bright Prospect indeed. The prospects for business Prosperity and for full employment. Woman pedestrian killed in Milwaukee Milwaukee Ujj a mrs. Mar Garet Woelfl 83, Milwaukee was Hurt fatally saturday when she was hit by a car while walking across a Street intersection. Police said the Driver Robert Howard Greene Avon Lake Ohio probably will be charged tuesday with failing to give a pedestrian the right of Way. Mrs. Woelfl was in a marked crosswalk and there were no traffic signals police said. Common pleas judge h. E. Chambers summoned another common pleas judge Leslie w. Lisle before his Bench scolded him severely and cited him for contempt of court. He assailed Lisle for taking Over one of his cases thursday. I a Oil to citing you for contempt of i court a he stormed in open court. A Oil to going to give you five Days i in jail. You got your name in the papers. I worked All Day and did t get ?� Leslie stalked angrily from the courtroom following the tirade and told reporters he would ignore the incident. Later Chambers said he was a fighting made because Lisle had taken Over one of his cases during the lunch hour. However he said he was a extremely sorry that this thing ?� a of did wrong by letting my feelings get out of control a he said a but a judge is human like anybody else. I am the one who has been Hurt by this regrettable show of ?� doctor charged in mercy death delivers inlaid Manchester n. H. A Ujj a or. Hermann n. Sander accused of the a mercy death Quot of a dying cancer patient brought a new life into the world soon after he was freed on bail it was disclosed. The physician delivered a five Pound 12-ounce daughter to mrs. Louise Crocker 28, of Manchester at Elloit Hospital Friday night. Only a few hours before or. Sander was released on $25,000 Bond pending grand jury action on a first degree murder charge. Meanwhile miss Josephine Conner was identified As the nurse to whom or. Sander first revealed the a mercy death he had granted his patient. Nurse troubled Over affair troubled miss Connor disclosed her secret and brought about the arrest of the Dictor for forcing air into the veins of mrs. Abbie Borroto 59, As she Lay wracked with pain on her deathbed. The air apparently 40. Cubic centimetres in Quantity was administered with a syringe dec. 4 and mrs. Borroto died within to minutes. Nurse Elizabeth Rose 27, was present but was unaware of what was happening. Later or. Sander dictated for Hospital records the facts concerning the death. He included the injection. Miss Conner nurse Secretary librarian took the dictation and typed it on a card which the physician signed. Thursday morning prior to a regular meeting of the Hospital staff miss Conner reported to or. Harold i. L. Loverud concerning the or. Sander typed Case record that was coming up for review. Or. Loverud said he assumed miss Conner believed the matter should not be postponed since regular reviews of Hospital records by the staff occasionally Are delayed by other business. Keeps appointments immediately after his court appearance or. Sander resumed his regular practice. He instructed his Secretary not to cancel any appointments and said he would keep his regular office hours. Four patients were on hand when he opened his office today. Atty. Gen. William l. Phinney and county solicitor William h. Craig said they were satisfied there never had been a similar Case at the Hospital and they had no plans to examine other records. Both prosecutors said the Case would be the last considered by the grand jury tuesday and it might take until wednesday to Complete presentation of the facts. Reginald Borroto the victim s husband had expressed a extreme confidences in or. Sander who was released by Superior judge William a. Grimes in $25,000 bail under a Seldom used state Law. He remains free until the grand jury acts. Build new Homes government asks Chicago group buys 3d of key West Isle key West Fla. A a one third of the Island of key West southernmost Point in the United states has been bought by a group of Chicago investors for $200,000, it was announced. The Purchase includes nearly 200 acres of largely undeveloped Marshland. Two members of the Chicago group Are Joseph Neidlinger and Vincent Conley. They have formed the key West development company with several other investors. ?" up a the government asked private Industry to build More than 1,000,000 new Homes during 1950. It promised to seek financial help from Congress to do the Job. Housing administrator Raymond m. Foley said record breaking construction still is needed despite a record 1,000,000-plus dwellings built in 1949. Home building plans for the next 12 months he reported Are aimed at filling needs of Middle income earners a the so called a forgotten Many in the nation to. Housing picture. In a year end summary of the j housing situation Foley asserted a othe 1949 record represents the minimum not the maximum level of production we must have to make real Progress toward our goal of a decent Home for every american Eller her Rick wha feud in Deposit of an Abas last Aagaat while prospecting la upper Michigan s Banga Eoa aty Demon states to his Bride of Throe weeks the ase of the Geiger senator la deter tag pre Oeaze of radioactive material at Thwe Apollo Minn. She is uste Alag to the gadgets to clicking As it is Breight into Contact with the Luminous dial of Henr Tekson to watch. A wire photo. Report two discoveries of uranium bearing Ore a by United press two important discoveries of uranium bearing Ore the Basic material for the atomic bomb were reported saturday. One uranium Deposit is located in a wild Section of Michigan s i upper Peninsula near Lake Superb or. The other is in the even Wilder Section of Canada near Lake Kootenay in British Columbia. The Jones and Laughlin Ore co. Of Pittsburgh announced that it will begin drilling operations near Marquette mich., after the Spring thaw to determine whether the find there is commercially productive. Ray count High. The firm said that 28-year-old Eiler Henrickson geology instructor at Carelton College in Northfield Minn., had discovered the Deposit of pitch Blende or Urani Nite. The firm to chief geologist Leslie f. Barrett said a owe done to know if it is a big vein or just a pocket. All we have right now is just a ?� the discovery in the Kootenay Mountain Region was made by a group including r. G. Norman o North Richland Wash., and George Renshaw of Kennewick Wash. They said their Ore gave a Gamma Ray count of 2,000 per minute on Geiger instr amp cents. A Reading of 1,500 units on some Type instruments indicates valuable Ore atomic commission officials said. The americans were accompanied on their expedition by two canadians whom they declined to identify. The Deposit was located i near the top of a Mountain in the area of the �?o1,001 lost mines in Southeastern British Columbia. Norman and Ranshaw told the Pasco Wash., tri City Herald that they also staked several claims on a Oricht Silver Gold and Lead bearing veins. Awalt thaw. Norman said the uranium Ore was a Otoo hot for safety. Unhealthy to even carry he said the party planned further explorations after the Spring thaw. The find he said climaxed five heart breaking trips by foot and Symbol locates Arco along Huron River in Michigan whore uranium Ore has been discovered. Boat into the rugged Canadian Rockies. He said a blinding Mountain blizzard hit them a few minutes after they found the uranium. Just As they reached the Mountain top the Geiger counter began to rattle and they saw the a Oblack ?� they barely collected samples when the storm hit. Heavily Laden the party staggered Down the Mountain. They had to carry one Man who collapsed. Finally they found a miners to Cabin and stayed there until the storm abated. Sends $23,000 for Charity but hides identity Jackson ?" 0119 a postmaster Roy Gilbert posted an Alert. At All substations in an Effort to discover the identity of in a mysterious philanthropist who has mailed parcel Post packages containing More than $23,000 in Cash. Recipients in Georgia and Kentucky received the Money bundles postmarked Jackson tenn., without the return address. The three packages represented a sum total of $23,010. Sean wrappings first the Rev. L. C. Kelly of the Clear Creek Mountain preachers school at Pineville a announced receipt of $7,800. There was no clue to the sender. The piles of $10, $20, $50 and $100. Bills were stacked in separate just the Money no note no letter of explanation no return address. During the Christmas holidays similar bundles were delivered to the Home Mission Board at Atlanta total $8,200 in Bills and to w. C. Boone general Secretary of the Baptist state Board of missions at Louisville a total $6,-950. Or. W. F. Jones president of Union University a Large Baptist school in West ten Namee Here said that a Osuch generosity deserves postmaster Gilbert said that he had requested Allf a a of and wrappings to be returned for a full investigation. Gilbert Sam that be packages undoubtedly were mailed at a sub station a of our parcel postmen would have required a return clergy mystified of the Pineville ky., package Gilbert said the bundle would have required 63 cents Worth of Stamps not 65 cents As the Mailer used. Or. R. P. Mahon who helped found the Pineville school said that he was a mystified Quot As to the sender. Or. Fred Kendall pastor of the Pipit Baptist Church largest in the City had this to say a of Haven t the least idea who it could be. We have generous hearted people who Are interested in these causes but i dont think they would Send it that Way. It baffles widow of mayor Dies at Watertown Watertown. ?" mrs. Margaret Lueck 68, widow of former mayor r. W. Lueck died today at St. Mary to Hospital of a heart ailment. Surviving Are one son postmaster r. W. Lueck jr., and two daughters. Funeral services will be tuesday. Murray quibbles Over Bond As wife gets speeding ticket picks editor Washington a president Truman appointed Edward Ware Barrett editorial director of Newsweek Magazine to be assistant Secretary of state for Public affairs. Richmond ?" up a a Virginia magistrate said that Cio president Philip Murray quibble Over the amount of Cadi Bond asked when Murray to wife was arrested on a speeding charge. The new Cadillac in which the 63-year-old labor Boss his wife mrs. Elizabeth Murray and an unidentified couple were headed South to Florida was stopped by a Turner of Henrico county mrs. Murray was requested to put up a Cash Bond of $40.25 to appear in trial Justice court on the speeding charge. A a Murray asked to see what Virginia s statute books said on amounts of Cash Bonds required for various traffic charges Turner said. Instead of showing Murray the state trooper on a. S. Route i a statute books the magistrate set few Miles North of Here. Trooper the Case for hearing Jan. To and w. H. Spencer charged mrs. Mur told the Cio Leader he could look Ray with driving 70 Miles an hour in a 50-mile-per-hour zone. Taken before magistrate Sam at the statutes then. A spending Fine in Virginia can Range from $5 to $100, plus costs. Scuttlebutt say crewmen Hong Kong up a crewmen of the american freighter flying Arrow scoffed at reports that they were being forced to sail the ship to blockaded Shanghai but some admitted they did not relish the voyage. Some said they had heard a of scuttlebutt rumours that members had sent radio and Cable messages to the United states trying to bring pressure on the owners the Isbrandtsen line to cancel the trip but no one has quit his berth. Most of the 43 crewmen were ashore in Hong Kong on Normal leave celebrating new year to eve. Those remaining aboard expressed astonishment at reports that capt. David Jmiles was intimidating them by Bree of arms into making the run to Shanghai. The chinese nationalists say they have mined approaches to that communist port. Cargo was still being loaded in preparation for sailing tuesday. P. R. Becker. 27-year-old first assistant Engineer from new York was reported by the Hong Kong sunday Herald to have quit his vessel with his belongings but a reporter saw Becker to License still posted aboard. Officers flatly denied reports of dissent Over the planned voyage. 1�?" another mean one Milwaukee or a a burglar ransacked the Home of partly deaf 85-year-old mrs. Johanna Jaekel while she slept and stole one things her hearing Aid

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