Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin in Racine, Wisconsin
4 Jul 1971

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4 Jul 1971

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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 04, 1971, Racine, Wisconsin Vol. 39, no. 27�?�milan the Racine journal times Racine Wisconsin sunday july 4, 1971 58 ?"6 sections �?"30 cent Parade routes listed for Racines july 4th festivities Racine to annual Goodwill Parade to commemorate Independence Day will get underway at to a m. Monday july 5. The Parade will Start from Goold and n. Main sts., move South along main to 14th St. And West to Villa St. Leading the lineup will be the fire departments of Racine Sturtevant Caledonia and mount pleasant. The first Section of the Parade headed by a police escort and the Racine elks youth band will include Parade grand marshalls or. And mrs. William Woolsey mayor Kenneth l. Huck and Goodwill president Leigh strand sen. William Proxmire and rep. Lea Aspin miss Goodwill and her court floats from Western publishing co. And s. C. Johnson amp son miss Kenosha Dawn Leslie Moore a float from twin disc inc., the Racine Kiltie drum and Bugle corps the West Racine Kringle Princess with an entourage of 50 children the Kenosha . Band the citations color guard the Racine shrine club float the wrap Golf cart and the Burlington Lions club clowns. Air Force Cadet William in Miller son of or. And mrs. Harold m. Miller of 2704 James blvd., will appear in the Parade to escort the . Flag which flew Over Hawaii to Hickam Field during the dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor. Miller will ride behind mayor Huck and strand. The second Parade Section will be led by the boys of �?t76 drum and Bugle corps and a boys of �?t76 float. Others in the Section will include floats from Modine manufacturing co. And the . Naval Reserve the Navy and Marine mothers veterans of foreign wars Post 1391, Blue and Gold Navy mothers club no. 212, Jacobsen manufacturing company s iwo Lima float polish veterans Racine explorer scouts the Dania society the american red Cross the . Case co. Float am vets Post 120 color guard Racine to woman of the year the Racine scout drum and Bugle corps american legion Post 546, Tripoli Temple Belle City no. 9 d.a.v., amass a dears drum and Bugle corps the Racine zoological society and the Elkhorn clowns. The third Section of the Parade will be led by the Kiltie Kadets drum and Bugle corps. They will be followed by the lads and Lassie float Little Greg and the concepts the Franksville businessmen to association entry Prince Hall shrines Zembo Temple float big Brothers of Treater Racine float Voiture 40 it 8 locomotive Racine elks Cadet band . Fraternity the regals of Racine color guard greater Racine Kennel club float girl scouts of Racine float and the Madison knights of Columbus clowns. In Section four will be the Kenosha rambler band the Racine 4-h King and Queen the 4-h hustlers float the Mary d. Bradford band Franklin neighbourhood Center float Myca Indian guides float the american legion auxiliary unit 76 with six cars containing 16 Badger state girls Kenosha Continental band Tucker 4-h float farm Bureau youth and the regal cadets color guard. The fifth Section will include the american recreation band from Kenosha leading lady finishing school to Model of the year Shakeya to pizza entry Racine raiders Racine saints band a Model t Ford from Shakeya to pizza the Northside businessmen float the guzzlers club with a polka band and a hillbilly group the shorelines drum and Bugle corps curative workshop troop 124, Sno Mads ski club and project break thru Drill team and stage band. The sixth and final Section of the Parade will consist of the Racine municipal band Washington Park neighbourhood Center float a Pepsi cola entry Tremper High school band cub pack 145 float and marching group graphic arts Maisler Van Racine Street Community Center float winners Circle float Racine county girl scouts and Franklin school May Queen. Goodwill in Racine had roots in strife a few persons have been part of Racine to Goodwill program since its inception. One of them is Tex Reynolds. Twenty years ago the Story with this picture in the journal times said a or. Goodwill himself was part of the 1951 Goodwill it was taken As he opened the ceremonies at Washington Park. He was Goodwill president that ? schedule Here to How the activities will continue today and monday in the Goodwill fourth of july Celebration today a Racine municipal band concert 3 . Zoo Park. Monday a at to a.m., the Goodwill 35th annual Parade starting at Goold and n. Main streets the following entertainment will occur at Pershing Park monday 2 15 ., Rock groups featuring Little Greg and the concepts and the frolic 3 15 ., miss Racine and float trophy presentations 3 30 ., the Shamrock ettes Shamrock ettes 3 45 ., sing out Racine group 7 30 ., concert by the Racine municipal band 9 . Goodwill fireworks off South s where business news. Page in classified ads. Page so editorial. Page 8a local news. Page 0a obituaries. Page in sports. Page id women to news. Page i features Ann Landers. Page 2b entertainment Page 7d Horoscope. Page so Ieie vision Kadio. Page of by Jeanne Chalekian journal times staff Goodwill in Racine is More than that intangible feeling of brotherhood and friendliness. Ifs also the 35-year-old fourth of july Celebration which was started to unite Racine after an Era of strife among politicians labor and management. One of the founders of the Goodwill organization is . A of text Reynolds retired journal times editorial writer and columnist for 45 years in Racine. Goodwill was a Obom in a meeting of about a dozen persons in mid april of 1937, a few weeks after the election of Roy a. Spencer As mayor. Racine had gone through a Long series of crippling strikes beginning in 1933 and was Tom with a bitterness Between labor and management that had spread throughout the Community recalled Reynolds. In Washington president Franklin d. Roosevelt had initiated his new Deal labor Laws and gave labor Power to demand and fight for its interests. A Racine a Reynolds said a being percentage Wise one of the most industrialized cities in the United states became a focal Point for labor and a spearhead for National Union organization in mass production ?� the result of this discord left Racine a bitter town divided Between labor and management he explained. The conflict reached its height in 1934, when six of Racine to largest Industrial plants simultaneously went on strike. This bitterness continued until Roy Spencer became mayor in 1937, and with him came a a new deals in Racine to administration. Although Spencer was a wealthy Man a retired president of the Western publishing company inc., he had a labor history As a Union Pressman and his Campaign for Unity to replace paper monday the Racine journal times will not be published monday because of the july 4th Holiday. discord gained him support from Union people Reynolds said. The Day after Spencer was elected in the biggest vote in Racine history Reynolds wrote in his column a othe election of a retired manufacturer in a City that had been advertised unfairly this writer believes As a the Moscow of America it is important ?� the hour after the votes were counted Spencer called for a of Campaign to bring about the Confidence and Good will that will help All of us and put Racine definitely on the Road to better ?� Reynolds explained that after taking office Spencer wanted to have one Community project that both sides could work on hoping at least to find a common interest. A Oit would do much to alleviate the bitterness and promote a spirit of ?� Reynolds recalled in a later column the first Goodwill meeting Quot labor representatives sat on one Side of the table with businessmen and representatives of various groups on the other. It was pretty stiff at the beginning. You could almost Cut the air of distrust and suspicion with a knife. A Osome of the businessmen author acquitted of murder charge Humboldt Tenn. A novelist Jesse Hill Ford was acquitted saturday night of second degree murder in the slaying of a Young Black Humboldt Man on the Ford estate last november. And officials looked askance at those they considered a wild eyed to radicals. The labor men weren to going to be led into anything that might weaken what they considered their fight for better wages and working conditions. If that was what a Goodwill to meant they did no to want any part of it. A but they soon discovered that taking part in the movement Wasny to going to do them any ?� among the 12 persons were labor people including William Sommers a othe father of organized labor in Racine Harvey Kitzman who then was president of the j. I. Case local and Harold Thompson of the United automobile workers. Manufacturers represented included Forrest Mcquire of the Racine manufacturers association Allen Gifford of progressive Dairy persons from . Case Western Walker manufacturing and others. A after mayor Spencer suggested a Goodwill fourth of july Celebration As a step toward the goal of a friendlier More cooperative town they warmly endorsed the idea and agreed to work for it a said Reynolds. They named Bernard Magruder an accountant at the Horlick malted milk company and the exalted ruler of the Racine elks As the first general chairman. And at a formal meeting a few Days later the organization was completed with miss Edna Christensen As Secretary. Men from various organizations economic and social were added to the Goodwill committee that produced the first Goodwill Celebration in 1937, said Reynolds. The Only other woman with miss Christensen on the enlarged committee of 40 was mrs. Charles Arnold who with turn to Page 7a, col. I drum corps spectacular a journal times photo by Don Reed it s considered Good if the com is knee High by the fourth of july but this does no to lend itself too Well for a photograph. A More lyrical approach to the condition of the com is a line from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical �? remember a othe Cora is As High As an elephant to Eye Quot this photo tends to prove the Lyric not As incongruous As it seems. The elephant is Denny 7-year-old resident at the Murray Hill animal farm near Burlington. The com Field is next door at the Herbert Duehring farm. Denny enjoyed munching on the Cora leaves and if the animal had stayed there Long a the Cora would have been As High a As her Knees. Lbs decided against mobilization time com is High As familiar elephant Eye Racine corps set the scene at Horlick athletic Field saturday night for Racine s annual Goodwill drum and Bugle corps Competition. The amass a Odears were on he Field and Racine to Kiltie Kadets were tined up waiting to perform in exhibition preceding the Competition. Some 6,000 persons watched As the Kinsmen of los Alamitos Calif took first place with a 10-Polnt margin. Story other pictures on Page 6a. By the associated press former president Lyndon b. Johnson decided against a National mobilization to win the Vietnam War in Early 1968 despite advice from top military advisers the new York times reported in today to editions in a Story based on the secret Pentagon study of the Indochina War. In the eighth of its series on the secret Pentagon papers the times said the joint chiefs of staff and Gen. William c. Westmoreland sought to Force Johnson a Long Way toward a major military build up in retaliation for the 1968 tet offensive by Hanoi. For the first time the times says the Pentagon papers show Johnson squarely faced the Prospect that he had sought adamantly to avoid during three years of steadily widening War namely a of full scale Call up of reserves and a putting the country economically on a seminar ?� period of dissent this major policy reconsideration came at a period of Sharp Domestic dissent and dissatisfaction Over Johnson to War policy. Two months after the tet offensive began Johnson showed his rejection of the military advice by announcing on March 31, 1968 a reduction of the bombing of North Vietnam and his decision not to seek reelection. In other developments relating to the Pentagon papers the Boston sunday Globe reported Daniel Ellsberg to admitted decision to leak the papers to the press May have been triggered by an Exchange Between Ellsberg and presidential adviser Henry Kissinger last january in the Massachusetts Institute of technology. Ellsberg under Federal indictment charging him with illegal Possession of the documents is a senior research associate at Mit. The Globe said Ellsberg was in an audience listening to Kissinger. During a question and answer period he asked Kissinger if the Nixon administration had a tried to calculate the number of asian lives that might be lost in the process of a Vietnam zing to the ?� Kissinger a Oback peddled smartly the newspaper said and a skirted the ?� the Globe said Ellsberg to self admitted decision a Oto go to the Public with Cettin of the classified information that he possessed was taking place at this ?� meanwhile in Washington an aide to sen. Mike gravel d Alaska said the senator who read from the Pentagon papers at an Impromptu subcommittee hearing last tuesday night was not in hiding although he has been unavailable to newsmen since his Reading session ended Early wednesday morning. Racine Are weather partly Cloudy warmer and More humid today a Chance of thundershowers by late afternoon. High in mid-80�?. Partly Cloudy tonight and monday a Chance of thunderstorms tonight and Early monday. Low in the Low 60�?, High monday in the Low 80�?. Wind southerly 10-20 . Precipitation probabilities today and tonight Are 40 per cent. Elsewhere in state partly Cloudy quite warm and humid with thunderstorms in the West and a Chance of storms in the East. High mostly in the 80�?t tonight Little temperature change Chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the 60s. Monday partly Cloudy cooler Northwest

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