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15 Jan 1950

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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - January 15, 1950, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday bulletin vol 20, no. 37racine, wis., sunday january is 1950 8 rages buy mansion for u. Center Madison a up a Purchase of Wisconsin to historic governor to residence in Madison for a University of Wisconsin graduate Center was approved by University regents saturday. The Board appropriated $60,000 for acquiring the property. Funds came from an endowment to the University by the late Kemper k. Knapp. The property had been for Sale since the 1949 legislature authorized Purchase of a new governor to residence and Sale of the Home built in 1854. The Board approved plans and specifications for construction of an athletic practice building West of the Campus. The building with outside dimensions of 478 by 227 feet will be used for indoor track baseball and football practice sessions. Gifts and Grants totalling $84,-389 were accepted by the regents. A Grant of $25,915 came from the National foundation for infantile paralysis for polio research. Gifts included $30,000 from the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust for cancer research in the University to Mccardle memorial Laboratory. Alexander Stewart was prominent in Early lumber Days in the Wausau area. His daughter Margaret was born in Wausau. She died in Washington in 1946 and directed that income from her estate be used to help fight cancer. 1.600 Are graduated at mid tear rites Madison up a a University of Wisconsin mid year graduating class was told saturday it must do More than its share of society to work to preserve the american Way of life. The advice came in an address by University president e. B. Fred. Or. Fred spoke to More than 1.600 men and women who will receive degrees later this month. The group was the largest midyear class Ever graduated from Wisconsin. Three out of four Are world War two veterans. Or. Fred said that a Oon every Side we hear plenty of what various groups of men Are asking for themselves. In Many perhaps most cases these demands Are reasonable. And overdue and certainly no decent american would willingly deny to his Fellows what he seeks for himself. A but a or. Fred said a oif there is going to be any american Standard of living for anybody to enjoy then somebody is going to have to ask not what he can get from the growing pile of Good things but what he can contribute to the building up of the common ?� a Oit is that combination of individual initiative and wholehearted Devotion to the work undertaken that will alone raise the level of National Opportunity for All of ?� appropriate fund for summer school Madison a up a the Board of regents of Normal schools reported it had appropriated $35,000 for summer school salaries in 1950. The amount was similar to appropriations in former years. In other actions the Board accepted a bequest of $3,000 from the late Nettie Sayles Whitewater instructor to establish a scholarship for a Young woman preparing for Grade teaching work. Appropriated $7,000 to Oshkosh teachers College to meet current expenses. Appropriated $7,500 for chemistry equipment at Lacrosse teachers and for additional Steno end Long search for lost brother graphic services at Milwaukee Superior and River Falls colleges. Authorized Milwaukee teachers College to employ three More faculty members for the rest of this year and in 1950 and 1951. Male athlete of tear a Leon Hart above All America end and co Cap Tain of the 1949 notre Dame football team was Busy at his drawing Board in South Bend ind., when informed of his selection As the male athlete of the year in the associated press annual poll. A wire photo spurn order to dig Coal Asylum ruins yield lighter Davenport ?"<u.r a an investigation of the mercy Hospital fire was in weekend recess while authorities considered use of a lie Detector to Check the confession of a Young patient that she set the Blaze that killed 41 women a week ago today. A special Board recessed its investigation until monday after finding in the ruins of the Hospital s mental Ward the cig Aret lighter with which mrs. Elnora Epperly 22, Rock Island 111., said she started the fire by igniting the curtains in her room. Doubt her Story. Although discovery of the cig Aret lighter led credence to mrs. Epperlyy to confession her husband John and the psychiatrist who treated her said they doubted her Story. Epperly 25 year old unemployed steel worker said he was a of astonished that authorities believed the confession. A omy wife should be in a Hospital not in jail a he said. Or. Werner Hollander Davenport psychiatrist on whose advice mrs. Epperly entered the Hospital dec. 12, said he was a not convinced she is telling the ?� he described mrs. Epperly As a a of schizophrenic and said she a believed she was responsible for All the trouble in the ?� a Oshe often expressed the belief she was to blame for the Auto Accident which crippled her Mother a he said. Bury 16 victims. Mrs. Epperly herself suffered a brain concussion in the Accident about four years ago but Hollander said that had no effect on her mental condition. Filseth said he was considering checking mrs. Epperlyy to Story with a lie Detector although he doubted a that a mentally unbalanced person would react to ?� Epperly and his wife to Mother mrs. Donna Carter engaged Charles b. Kaufmann As attorney for mrs. Epperly. Funeral services were held for the 16 unidentified and unclaimed victims of the fire in sacred heart cemetery on the Hospital grounds Only a few Yards from the ruins of the mental Ward. Quit All of red China u. Order to officials airborne Gold belongs Siam made 7 flights new York a a forty eight Troy tons of Gold valued at $40,320,000 have been flown to the United states by the government of Siam airlines sources said. Seven flights by trans Ocean airlines have been made from Japan with the Gold. So great was secrecy surrounding the shipment that it did not become known until one of the dc-4�? made emergency repairs at Elmendorf Field at Anchorage Alaska. Followed alternate routes reports from Anchorage were that the Gold belonged to nationalist China and was being flown Here to prevent it falling into the hands of the communists. But reliable sources Here said flatly that the shipment believed to be the largest shipment of Gold Ever made by air is the property of the government of Siam. It was insured for $45,000,000. Each plane carried a special Crew of six All armed and followed alternating routes he said. When the planes landed for refuelling armed sentries guarded them. The shipments began Early last week from various places in Japan it was revealed. Linda Iris Brown i san Niente Texas Pittsburgh up a a United mine workers local comprising employees of the world to largest soft Coal producer saturday voted oust it inst to ignore John l. Lewis Back to work order. The 325-member local at Osage w. Va., with Little debate decided to continue their unauthorized walkout which began last monday. The diggers Are employed in the Osage mine of the Pittsburgh consolidation Coal company. A company spokesman said their action might set the pattern for ump employees at five other mines in the same area. Many other locals throughout Western Pennsylvania and Northern West Virginia plan similar meetings Over the weekend. Lewis a of suggested the 69,000 diggers who quit the pits this week return to their three Day week schedule on monday. Rumblings of discontent were heard throughout the heart of the bituminous Belt following his edict. Ump leaders would not predict what action the grumbling miners would take. Storm kills 9 in West of school bus Pine Lake ?" up a the Pine Lake school Board told Elmer Curby that he is no longer to drive the Pine Lake school bus. The boards to pronouncement was in answer to a demand from Oneida county judge n. F. Steele. A Parent charged with truancy in a so called a parents strike testified tuesday he would not Send his child to school because for atheists Only Prague up a communist officials ruled that members of All religious faiths and those who profess to be without religion can use Prague to largest burial Hall previously set aside for roman catholics. Some children had reported that Curby had told obscene stories eral Omar n. Bradley chairman and made improper advances to1 of Ike joint chiefs of staff and girls on the bus. Secretary of defense Johnson to judge Steele called on the Pine testify Jan. 26 on the strategic Portland Ore a u re one of Promise immunity f. To in Formosa quiz it shed the Paci la states saturday Washington up a senator a Thapy isolated Portland a of Brewster a me said top Mill left nine person5 dead and Hun tary officials due to testify on dress of travellers stranded. Formosa in the Senate should be he blizzard borne by 70-mile-promised immunity from punish an Kour gales and accompanied ment if they differ with president bitter cold isolated cities in Truman to policy Oregon and Washington from Brewster told reporters he trav a disc Ted 5�m-Doesn�? want military men a Quot Lum cations and clogged roads. Pearing before the foreign rela Rescue 46. Tons committee to get into Trou a whole gales battered the Hie As did Admiral Louis e. Den it Northern California and Pacific Feld. Denfeld was removed As i Northwest coastline with velocity chief of naval operations after he ranging from 50 to 70 Miles per publicly opposed Pentagon poli hour. Barometric pressure in cies but defense chiefs denied that Portland dropped to 29, the lowest a of reprisals were involved. I recorded Mark since january 1880. I the committee has called Gen the temperature dropped to 19 degrees below Zero at Yakima Wash. At Mose Lake Wash., five air Lake Board to remedy the situation. The Board also demanded that Curby provide a competent Driver in his place for the remainder of his contract with the Board. Importance of Formosa. School shows loss port Washington ?" up a the City Council is perturbed Over the Cost of operating the port Washington vocational school. The school operated at a loss on a $6,000 appropriation several years ago and still was running behind this year with a $14,000 budget. The Council ordered an investigation into Means of cutting costs. Can t spend Winter in Nice cozy Waupun fond do Lac wis. A Upit Harold h. Zotzman 32, will have to find some place to spend the Winter besides Waupun state prison. The farm labourer asked municipal judge Hazen Mcessy thursday to Send him to Waupun so he could a Orest regain weight and be sure of three squares a ?� on Friday however judge Mcessy imposed a to Day jail sentence on a vagrancy charge. First United front against reds in us is aim of legion session los Angeles. A up a a 50-year search was ended for mrs. Rosa person of Butte North Dakota and members of her family. They have found a Long lost brother who marched off to the Spanish american War and then dropped from sight. The mystery was solved when. Mrs. Person 72, located Halvor Teigen 74, in the veterans administration Hospital in West los Angeles. During the years there were no answers to letters written to Teigen. Repeated efforts to Trace him were futile. A owe finally thought he was slain in Manila a said mrs. Person in an interview. Mrs. Person a widow recently went to Phoenix ariz., to spend the Winter. While there she received a letter from her family saying that the veterans to office in Aberdeen s. D., had located Teigen in los Angeles. She immediately came Here. Mrs. Person said their father was a norwegian immigrant who homesteaded near Stratford s. She said there Are two other Brothers Lars t. Teigen Berget of Colfax wis., and Oscar Teodor Teigen of Stratford and sister mrs. Gene Brophy of Stratford. Annihilate French Bangkok Thailand Siam a up a the Vietnam Republic to office Here asserted Vietnam forces a of annihilated 18 French posts. New York a Nea a the american legion will try to create the first truly United front against the spread of communism in the u. S. Since the red party was organized in this country 30 years ago. In a two Day session starting Jan. 28 Here an attempt will be made to establish unified goals policies and tactics among All labor Industry religious farm and patriotic groups in America which up until now have been waging Independent fights against the commie threat. The National groups which have been invited to Send delegates represent a total membership of More than 50,000,000 u. S. Citizens. It is expected that two or three leaders from More than too organizations will attend. In announcing the meeting. Legion National commander George n. Craig set Forth the following two fold objective a first we will seek to co ordinate the activities of those citizens bodies National in character which have among their declared purposes the maintenance of the american constitutional system. Second we shall seek to strengthen the hands of government agencies dealing with subversive ?� a fall american conference is the name of the get together. The american legion it is explained is merely acting As the agent for killed 402 French soldiers and uniting these groups in the com wounded 158 in a recent offensive Mon Effort. Legion delegates will in Northern Indochina. George n. Craig the legion merely acting As the agent. Meeting than those from any other group. Experts on the subject of communism agree that there has been much wasted ineffectual action on the anti red front in America sized goals and procedures. Even within the government the experts admit there has been Little coordinated Effort. On the other hand Craig explains a your communist enemies Are United. They Are organized. They Are Well financed. They Are ably led. They have a program. A Oto defeat their purpose All Loyal american citizens and organizations must get together Pool their resources unite their strength fix their objectives and put their collective shoulders in the harness of practical ?� groups which will be represented include the american federation of labor american heritage foundation general federation of women s clubs Kiwa rns National association of broadcasters National education association veterans of foreign wars and Many others. Prominent citizens will address the gathering although the exact list of speakers has not been set definitely. The conference to leaders Hope it will decide to set up a permanent organization to co ordinate future anti communist activities. Just what form such an organization will take and How it will be financed will be up to the delegates. In addition to uniting the commie fighters Craig Hopes the meeting will serve to a solidify Public support of american ideals Force men rescued 46 persons marooned for six hours in Snow drifts three to five feet deep. This City of 500,000 was virtual-1 by Cut off from the outside world. The Airport closed Down. Main highways to Washington Idaho and California were blocked. State police warned motorists to stay off the streets and highways but reported that stalled and ditched automobiles dotted the roadsides throughout the Northwest. New Low at Vancouver. Vancouver b. C., experienced the coldest night on record when the temperature dropped to 0.4 degrees above Zero two degrees lower than the previous Mark set in 1907. Seattle recorded a minimum temperature of 12 above Zero downtown and nine above at the Airport. The weather Bureau said the City a Overy probably would get a minimum of five degrees above which would be the coldest temperature in 57 years. Meets los dog on radio show Chicago cur is sgt. Elmer r. Conn and his wandering police dog Bieter Are together again after a separation of three months. Conn brought Bieter in Germany and had him shipped to Sherman air base it. Leavenworth kan., where Conn is assigned. Bieter escaped from shippers sept. 24 and was found wandering in a Park Here he and Conn were reunited on a radio show. A Oil Tell never let him out of my sight again a Conn said As the big dog barked happily and licked his face. Wanda Wiley t Austin Texas Donald Anderson t warm Springs Ore. Nancy Drury 7 Louisville by. Polio victims join March headed by 1950 polio poster girl Wanda Wiley these five youngsters who have been featured on official posters for the March of dimes will tour seven Eastern cities this month on behalf of the National foundation for infantile paralysis. Their tour is to help spark the 1950 March of dimes drive Jan. 16-31. Included in the party Are the first polio poster boy Donald Anderson and each year to poster child since then. Things Tough then read seizure stirs cries of anger on Capitol Hill Washington in a chinese communists invaded the u. S. Consulate in piping and seized american government property. Denouncing the action As a flagrant violation of treaty rights the state department announced the United states is getting out of All red China. Recall orders for All of the 135 official u. S. Personnel in the communist dominated areas were announced along with a report on the raid that drove americans out of one of the four consular compounds in the red capital. There remains a question on the circumstances under which the americans will be allowed to get out. Truman silent the state department said communist officials carried out the seizure of consular property in the face of warnings some delivered through the British who have recognized the communist regime that the result would be withdrawal of All u. S. Representation. The White House said president Truman was being kept fully informed on the situation but had no comment. Angry demands arose immediately on Capitol Hill that the u. S. Classify chinese communists As a of outlaws and shun any diplomatic dealings with them. The announcement of withdrawal of official american personnel from the communist held country also prompted Republican assertions that this country is reaping the results of an a of appeasement policy. Senator Kefauver a Tenn told a reporter he thinks the communist invasion of the american compound at piping As a of horrible ?� a owe should classify the China communists As outlaws and cease to do business with them a Kefauver declared. Termed Lack of respect senator Bridges in. A asserted that the communist foray a should make it evident that under no conditions should we recognize the chinese communist ?� a Otheir utter Lack of respect for the u. S. Government has been brought about at least in part by our continual appeasement and retreating policy in China and Asia a he declared. Senator Youngr a. A said he thinks the communist move a ois a natural result of our weak need policy in ?� chairman Connally a Texas of the Senate foreign relations committee declined comment. A othe state department will handle it a he said. A of done to have anything to say about ?� senator Lucas of Illinois the democratic Leader told a reporter that he sees nothing particularly alarming in the situation. He said however that he believes the action will make relations a of Little More strained Between the two countries. Terry Tullos s Laurel min. Four drown in Wabash Warren ?" a things Are Tough you say read on five years ago a 33-year-old Man was stricken with tuberculosis of the spine. He recovered us fluently to handle a part time Job. Then he came Down with diabetes. After two More years of enforced idleness he went Back to work for three Days and caught a severe cold that bordered on flu. The Man returned to his Home Here and tried to kill himself with a Rifle. The Bullet went through his Chest bounced off a rib pierced a kidney through his Back. He s recovering. Have no More authority at the because of the Lack of Standard and ?� he wonders what goes into sausage ?" or a or. R. L. Kerns supervisor of meat sanitation for the Milwaukee City health department says he wonders what goes into sausage in Small Wisconsin cities which done to have meat inspection. He told delegates to the Wisconsin veterinary medical association convention a othere exists in every one of your Rural communities a situation that to a Black Eye to the veterinary profession. It to the Sale of a inspected ?� or. Kerns said establishment of inspection systems would Benefit Farmers packers meat dealers and the Public. Vincennes ?"upi�?"sheriff Francis Thomas said a Man and three children drowned saturday in backwaters of the flooded Wabash Rover five Miles West of Oaktown ind. The sheriff Aid three of toe to us Jergo tests and went i peeping Milkman victims were identified As Hall and his children Rosella 13, and Jerry 9. The fourth a Young child was not immediately identified. Thomas said they apparently drowned when their boat overturned near their Home two Miles East of the River. Oaktown is 13 Miles North of Here. The growing scene is in backwaters that rushed through a break in the Niblack levee last sunday night. List five dead in bus crash Gaylord Mich. A up it a five persons were killed and a score of others injured saturday when a bus carrying the Michigan tech hockey squad collided with a greyhound bus seven Miles North of Here. The dead Robert Lyle Loutit 20, of Battle Creek student manager of the hockey squad. Robert Gitzen 18, Houghton a member of the hockey team. George Anderson 61, Fox Mich., a passenger. Waino r. Peterson 42, Mohawk mick., a passenger. Cynthia Lou Kampe 21 months old daughter of or. And mrs. Paul Kampe of Royal Oak Mich. Chicago a u r a William i _ # Fritz 29, a Milkman charged with j finn Dou Hoge Boring holes in apartment doors j so lie could peek at his customers i will be examined by a Psychia a Torney said i ?" Upit Bobby a dog rate who was arrested after a a Acciai role in he tavern for bartender doors was ordered before judge John Guttknecht on state and City disorderly conduct charges. His attorney obtained a continuance until Jan. 19 after saying that he wanted the psychiatrist examination. Guttknecht refused to release Fritz on his own recognizance set fight Date Camden n. ?" or a Jersey Joe Walcott will meet Hein ten _ Hoff for the German heavyweight1 Ami set Bond at $300, which was growls As a warning before gentle next Blay in Stuttgart. Posted. Ing into action on his Ankles. A Ohey to my bouncer a Andy explained adding a Ohe can smell a drunk before i can and when he does i Don t have to worry. He Tell bite him out of the ?� Podlesny said the dog always gives a Tipsy customer a few

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