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9 Jul 1950

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9 Jul 1950

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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 09, 1950, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday journal time bulletin vol. Is no. I Racine wie., sunday july 9, 1950 8 pages 30 newsmen share single phone line to Tell War Story Tokyo up a tired be Grimes newsmen Are telling the Story of Korea s War in three minute spurts Over a single Telephone line. After bumping Over rough terrain most of the Day about 30 correspondents pile into the Barren room of the Post office building at Headquarters of the u. S. Army forces in Korea. They draw lots for the Telephone to Tokyo. A correspondent must be ready. Then he dictates rapidly for three minutes and of big Bill to run u. S. Washington. A up a the Senate appropriations committee approved a $34,688,308,672 a single package government spending Bill including new funds for National defense and foreign economic Aid. The measure carries funds for government operations during fiscal 1951 which started july i. Legislators already Are on notice that More Money soon will be asked by president Truman to push the korean Effort and finance the draft. Reject payroll slash. The big Bill carries $32,504,972,-672 in Cash and $2,183,336,000 in contract authority. The Cash figure was $1,395,235,976 below or. Truman s budget request and the contract authority was $77,-813,500 less than the president requested. Final approval came after the committee rejected 12 to 9, a Republican move to Cut an additional $600,000,000 off the Bill by a to per cent slash in the government payroll and similar savings in other administrative items. But senator styles Bridges rep., n. A told reporters the Effort will be renewed when the Bill reaches the Senate floor probably tuesday. He predicted Success. In cutting or. Truman s budget estimates for most items democratic and Republican senators said they sought to a boil out the fat against the probability of new and heavier military spending. Merely a starter. Biggest item in the measure ii $13,294,581,821 in Cash and $1,385,-785,000 in contract authority for the defense establishment but senators believed that even this merely was a starter and that new funds quickly will be asked to push the korean War Effort. The House already has approved a $29,494,340,164 appropriation. But the House Bill does not include funds for foreign economic and military Aid and several other items. Even republicans split on the reduction proposal after democrats argued that the Korea if War situation makes impossible a proposed across the boards to per cent slash in the government employees who quit their jobs. Senator Joseph c. Of Omahoney dem., Wyo said the amendments would have interfered with such vital government functions As the atomic Energy program and building up strategic materials stockpiles. It was estimated that the gop proposal would have caused the discharge of about 200,000 Federal employees. Tries to squeeze in a frantic plea for clothing Flea powder and Coffee. Left in hurry then ensues a Long wait for his next Chance at the Telephone. Military priority Calls often Block the correspondents off the wire. Fortunately the Lone wire is in excellent condition. It is maintained by the u. S. Army signal corps. The korean conflict broke so suddenly that the first newsmen who went to the invaded Republic did not have time to get army clothes and heavy shoes needed for movement Over mountainous and water bogged land. So Many of them Are wearing sports shirts. Frontline newsmen set up the Telephone system. There Are now More than too reporters in Japan and Korea. Originally there were Only five Western correspondents in Korea and All represented news agencies. Hitchhike rides in Korea the nearest Telegraph communications to the newsmen Are to hours away by train. Because of the crush on the signal corps Telephone special correspondents who Lack offices in Tokyo Fly Back there to make sure their copy gets filed. Photographers give their negatives to anybody flying to Japan and Trust to Luck. Transportation likewise is chaotic. Newsmen have to Hitchhike rides to Forward positions and Back to the Telephone. Call on reserves for Active duty Washington ii a the army and Navy saturday formally called on Reserve to Volunteer for extended Active duty. The army called for enlisted reservists Only to Volunteer for a minimum period of one year or for a Osuch longer period As May be ?� the Navy called for both officers and enlisted men. They would be assigned mainly to ships or oversees for not less than six months. The Navy said it would guarantee 12 months Active duty to those desiring it. The army said Reserve medical corps officers a Oare urged to apply without ?� the army said it urgently needs enlisted reservists who Are specialists in radar radio tank and anti aircraft artillery mechanics Engineer heavy equipment operators cryptographic technicians and Engineer construction specialists. But it said these a Oare Only a portion of the total skills ?� it said those with dependents must be corporals or higher and All individuals must meet current physical standards to be acceptable. Smash Bibbd tanks counterattacks cattle rustler pleads guilty steal groceries but leave Cash Milwaukee a 4 a burglars stole enough groceries for a King sized picnic at the Little country Dairy store in the town of Granville. They took $50 Worth of canned goods cakes bread and sausages and also walked out with an electric sausage Slicer sheriffs deputies said. The burglars ignored $10 in Cash. Antigo wis. A up a Alfred Hess 22, pleaded guilty saturday in county court to charges of stealing cattle and will be sentenced july 13. Langlade county sheriff Ray Feller said Hess who lives on a farm in Harrison township in Marathon county admitted stealing eight animals in Langlade county and another five in Marathon county. He carted the cattle away in an automobile Feller said. Judge Thomas e. Mcdouglas ordered an investigation of Hess background by the sheriff and District attorney before sentencing in the upper Branch of municipal court. Hess was held in jail under $2,000 Bond. Back rail seizure with court order ?" of a pre Dent Truman ordered government seizure of the struck Rock Island Railroad and the Justice department prepared to Back him up by seeking a Federal court order. It was Learned that Justice department officials probably will seek a court injunction monday should striking Al switchman s Union fail to return to work on the line under army operation. The president directed the army to operate the Railroad struck since june 24. He called on the strikers to return to work in the interest of National Security and Public welfare. Pioneer dentist 75, Dies at Neenah Neenah ?"up a or. Ai Bert j. Dubois 75, of Neenah died at the Clark Hospital Friday night after a Short illness. He was a lifelong resident of Neenah and practice dentistry Here since 1897. Funeral services will be held monday. Admiral visits Chiang s Isle Taipei Formosa a up a the commander of the u. S. Seventh Fleet arrived and immediately conferred with Generalissimo Chiang Kai Shek on the defense of Formosa. President Truman has ordered vice adm. Arthur Struble s Force to Stop any chinese communist attempt to invade the chinese nationalist Island bastion. Struble said in a statement that his visit was directed by general Macarthur in connection with naval matters and he will Confer with appropriate military officials. Macarthur commands All u. S. Armed forces in the far East. Nationalist quarters were confident Struble s visit would clarify a if not settled several issues growing out of or. Truman to order of june 27. These involve the actual defense of Formosa nationalist blockade efforts against red China and coordination of details in connection with the presence of american warships. The nationalist Navy denied reports that its warships have been ordered to halt and search bul not to fire on merchant shipping in and out of chinese communist ports. E a ase eee Auto on spree As wheel locks i Milwaukee a a the steering mechanism of an automobile driven by Columbus Malone 22, Milwaukee locked and the car mounted a curb struck a Fence and the Steps of a Home crashed through a Wall of a tavern continued to the bar caved in the bar and stopped. Malone was not injured. The tavern was empty because of the hour. Otto Lucks the tavern keeper estimated total damage at $3,000. See payment Union As recovery Aid Paris a Western Europe s approval of a payments Union was expected to usher in a new Era of easier Freer Trade. # the ministers Council of the organization for european economic cooperation approved the draft for such a european Union. Once ratified by the Home governments it will enable each of the 18 Marshall plan nations to buy what it needs anywhere in Western Europe without worrying about its debts to any one particular country. Gas smell Routs Moline from River to the Hills senators split on Jessup of in red inquiry Washington a the Senate communist investigating subcommittee was split on party lines on the Issue of Clearing ambassador at Large Philip c. Jessup of pro communist charges. The three subcommittee democrats were reportedly on record As voting to Clear him of All the allegations. But informants said that the two Republican members Are convinced that sufficient evidence was lacking to acquit or convict the top ranking Diplomat. Report due. The vote was considered an indication of what kind of a report the subcommittee May produce this week on the charges of sen. Joseph Mccarthy r., wis., that the state department is infested with reds. The legislators Are expected to split at least three and possibly five ways in their conclusions. Mccarthy an inveterate foe of the state department accused the Diplomat a top state department adviser on far Eastern affairs of having a Oan unusual Affinity for communist ?� democratic subcommittee members reportedly considered Jessup to be a Basic test of the sentiment of republicans on Mccarthy s general charges against the state department. They found the two go senators lined up against them although with some qualifications. Want deeper probe. According to one report both sen s. Bourke h. Hickenlooper r., Iowa and Henry Cabot Lodge jr., r., mass., voted against Jessup s �??� according to another report Hickenlooper voted against clearance and Lodge refused to go on record. Nevertheless it was generally agreed that the republicans did Nat take their stand on the basis that Jessup is guilty. They said merely that they believed the subcommittee should pursue its investigation further before reaching a conclusion. Screen employees in Indiana Indianapolis our a governor Henry f. Schricker ordered a loyalty and Security investigation for All state employees. Schricker issued the order after two employees of the state welfare department were questioned because they were distributing a a world peace petition. A oif any communist or fellow traveller activities Are revealed by the investigation a Schricker said a othe persons involved will certainly and quickly be discharged. Nea to oust red teachers St. Louis to. A us a the National education association has decided to bar communists and a of subversive teachers from its membership. Results of a secret ballot on the anti red proposal were announced at the final session of the five Day Nea convention. The Only group that actively opposed the amendment the new York City teachers Union local 555, resigned from the association monday. Yanks in korean front line two unidentified u. S. Soldiers Are shown loading an anti tank weapon As americans go into action against North korean communists somewhere in front line. American tanks have arrived in South Korea and tank support will be Given the South korean and american defenders for a counter drive against the Northern invaders. A wire photo. Boys Rush into War anti come out men with the u. S. Army ilk a we lost the rail Center of Chouan North of Taejon to the communists today but Only because the american command decided it Wasny to Worth the Price to hold it. The withdrawal was ordered after a stubborn bloody Bittie in which the americans Tor the firs time forced communist Armor to Retreat. The commanders thought it Wiser to consolidate american lines against infiltrating communist infantrymen than to keep Chouan. This american moral Victory for it is so regarded Here would have been less costly had the americans gone into Battle prepared to meet an experienced Tough enemy. Not Worth holding. There were two phases to the Battle. The americans were routed in the first phase and were in full Retreat when their officers halted them. Then the . S rallied and rolled Forward again forcing the communist tanks to Retreat. But after the americans regained control of the City they were ordered to retire from it. The commanders did not think the advantage of holding the town was Worth the Price it would Cost. The outfit went into the town boys but they came out men. Some did no to come Cut for the fighting was fierce with a heavy weapons outfit fighting tanks with infantry weapons. The americans played a hide and seek game for three hours this morning against enemy tanks. Their new commanding officer was killed by a tank burst that blew off his face. Others were killed by infiltrating snipers. A there were no ambulances to evacuate the wounded and there were Only the Meag Erest communications Between the embattled yanks and the rear. But those communications were enough to get artillery fire from the rear All night that plastered the North koreans As they never had been hit before. Desens Ai heroes. Twenty four hours earlier most of those american youngsters never had heard a shot fired in anger. Some ran in panic when they heard the first one. � emf Hist attacks before Nightfall held the town All night and for the first time turned Back communist Armor. There were dozens of heroes. For instance a sergeant who got two tanks with a Bazooka and fac. Orville Fisher of Sioux City Iowa who drove a truck loaded with dynamite into town then skilfully dodged a tank and escaped. Then there was la James Little of Silver City n. M., who rallied his men time and time again to meet each new threat and was the last Man out when the order was Given to leave. Fac. Themes a Kherson Home town unavailable told How the americans fought. A owe could have held them a he said. A owe had them licked. But they pulled us out. If they to Given us some More help or sent in some tanks we could have been on the Road to Seoul by now instead of withdrawing for a third time. Tanks a Surprise. A othe night Wasny to too bad. The artillery was laying them in right on the line and their losses must have been heavy. A but we did no to expect tanks. They ran up and Down streets and blasted us whenever we showed ourselves. A othe roads into town were supposed to have been mined. They were not the Bridge was supposed to have been blown up. It Wasny to a owe licked them anyway and sent them Back out of town. But we did no to have anything to follow them up ?� fire destroys prison buildings Waupun ?" up a fire destroyed a Blacksmith and carpentry shop at a state prison farm one mile East of Here Friday night. Only parts of the Walls were left standing after the Waupun fire department put out the Blaze. Warden John Burke said the origin of the fire and amount of damage had not been determined As yet. Burma backs stand of u. N. On Korea Rangoon Burma. App a Burma announced its support of the United nations stand in Korea. The announcement was made at a news conference information minister Tun be. Who said the burmese support was Only moral. This brought to 46 the number of nations endorsing the . I stand. Moline in. A in a a foul smelling Gas routed citizens from their Beds Here saturday and sent them scurrying by car in their night clothes to High ground and fresh air. Police squad cars roamed the area trying to find the origin of the noxious odor. Reports Here said the smelly invisible Gas Cloud spread through East Moline Silvis Rock Island iu., and Davenport Iowa. Engineers at the Iowa Rhino is Gas and electric co. Sent a half dozen Crews out to track Down the smell. They could find no Leaky Fine. An official of the company said the odor probably resulted from a leak in a tank of pet alarm being hauled through the area on a truck heeded West used As merest pet alarm is in Dorant used to inject a smell into natural Gas to allow detection of leaks. The official said the odor is not injury. Ous but could cause nausea. No injuries were reported with the exception of several cases of upset stomachs. Natural Gas lines in the area Are no Large Gas meters near Here. The smell was most evident near the Low lying sections bordering on the Mississippi River and extended Back about is blocks. As the morning progressed the Smeu began moving downstream toward Muscatine Iowa. Utility company employees said the Smeu was not swamp Gas As it is lighter than air and dissipates. 8wimp phone line. Peaple headed for the High ground away from the River. There was no estimate immediately on How Many people had left their Homes. Moline is a City of about 35,000, some 140 Miles West of Chicago. At Muscatine Iowa when the Gas reached there the scenes at Moline and other upriver cities were duplicated. Donald Platt police desk sergeant raid the police switchboard was flooded with Calls from anxious citizens. They wanted to know what caused the odor and where it came from. Some became hysterical he said. A number youth 20, killed As car hits rail Lannon. Wis. A he a Donald Schaenzer 20. Of Milwaukee was killed Early saturday when the car in which he was Riding left Highway 74 near Here and smashed into a guard rail. Four other Young passengers in the car were treated at a Waukesha Hospital for minor injuries. Ban Small Craft in Detroit Channel ?"of a another a of Security restriction was ordered for a great lakes waterway. Small Craft less than too Gross tons were banned from the main Livingstone Channel of the Detroit River in the Vicinity of the Grosse Ile naval air base. Nicholson to Homer secures Phillies Brooklyn up a Bill Niche son banged a three run Pinch hit Homer with two out in the ninth drove out of town. Others closed All inning to give the surging Phila doors and w window s tight and tried j Delphia phils a 4-1 Triumph Over to go Back to sleep. By Daylight Platt said the Gas Utility engineers said carry tha i had moved on Down Tho River. A Gas in its odourless stain. Ism a knew of no explanation. T the Brooklyn dodgers. The Victory moved the phils into undisputed Possession Ai first place in tha National t tuns j where major Battle takes place circled la area Bibl in rugged rum River country of Westera South Korea where a major Battle has developed Between invading red troops dark Arrow and a smaller american Force open arrows. Shading indicates extent of Battle Roe with other North korean thrusts shown by dark arrows. Air attacks were launched against North korean Harbor at Chinn Ampo where what is believed to he four submarines was bombed and against red tanks advancing at Yongtaek underlined. Air Force also pounded North korean targets blast symbols at won san and Kojo. Isolated red units have hem my at Pahang by and North along the East a a tanh Siwl. Is sift holdings of vice Kings Washington a a the Senate crime committee sifted testimony that big time underworld figures Are using crime profits to a muscle into legitimate business ranging from cheese companies to hotels. Director Virgil Peterson of the Chicago crime commission has Given the committee a list of some 80 businesses owned All or in part shots. The list included such enterprises As automobile agencies liquor establishments laundries night clubs taxicabs and restaurants. Chairman uses Kefauver d., tenn., said his committee wants to find out How far the underworld has gone in using legitimate business As a place to invest gambling profits he said it also wants to know if mobsters Are trying to take control of certain industries. Kefauver said Peterson to list can not be made Public until the committee obtains More evidence. But it May be made Public later. Benefactor Dies at Janesville Janesville wis. A up a a George k. Mailman 76, who recently donated an 18-room pre civil War mansion to the City for a museum died saturday. Tallman was the owner of extensive Timber lands and real estate a University of Wisconsin Law school graduate and a 32nd degree Mason and knights Templar. The mansion which he gave the City was built in the 1840s by his Grandfather w. Tallman at a Cost of $40,000. He is survived by his wife and a Nephew w. B. Tallman of Racine. Funeral services will be held tuesday. South koreans seize invaders despite setback Tokyo sunday a a the North korean army forced american troops to abandon the strategic transport City of Chonan but lost 17 tanks saturday under a Hail of Allied counter blows. A spokesman at u. S. Headquarters in Korea announced that Allied forces destroyed 17 More communist tanks increasing the total for two Days to Between 42 and 52. That is almost half the number the North koreans were estimated to have in action earlier this week. Credit a Allied forces9 a Headquarters dispatch f said the spokesman would not a oof tidally it confirm that american tanks had gone into action. The dispatch left room for the conclusion that u. S. Tanks had charged Inta the korean Battle and perhaps had taken their first toll on the communist Armor. Notably it attributed the destruction of enemy tanks to a Allied forces a without saying what kind. Earlier dispatches reported that j. S. Tanks were moving up to the front in Korea the Headquarters spokesman reported several Good stiff fights and said american soldiers had acquitted themselves Well he declined to give the location of the heavier action and asked that the names of towns involved be withheld. A othe enemy hts continued his drive to the South and is setting up successive delaying positions a he said. A othe situation on our right flank became a Little More Active this morning than it has been in the past a he said the South korean army launched two successful counterattacks capturing a a Good number of prisoners. Weather hampers planes. More bad weather limited Allied air activity but at the same time helped to slow the communist tanks and other forces moving up for a renewal of the full scale offensive. The Headquarters spokesman in Korea emphasized that no major units of the u. S. Army had been committed to Battle so far. The dispatch from Headquarters said a despite the continuing withdrawals of american Advance forces Headquarters officials displayed no signs of uneasiness or pessimism. They talk confidently and with Good spirits even in private ?� Load Mustangs for War front order mental test for cafe showman Milwaukee up _ Jimmy method 28, Milwaukee nightclub entertainer who was placed on one year probation last december on a charge of giving narcotics to a 15-year-old boy has been placed under observation for one week at a Hospital. District judge Harvey Neelen ordered the observation after method admitted taking drugs in Minneapolis recently a Oon a doctor to prescription. He was arrested for not reporting regularly to the probation department. Method said he had been in Minneapolis recently. Build Tunnel to study red hot air planes los Angeles. A up a hot planes really get hot fliers have discovered. When they Start flying faster than sound they generate the same kind of heat that Buras up meteors which enter the Earth s atmosphere. Now the University of California is ready to learn and do something about it a new wind Tunnel has been built on the los Angeles Campus to study heat generated by fast planes. It is hoped to learn what kind of Cooling systems will be needed if such planes. I Washington up a defense officials reported the first loading of f-51 Mustang fighters aboard ship for the far East they did not say at which port the planes Are being loaded but they left no doubt that the world War ii Type Piston engine planes Are going aboard a Carrier. Presumably the Only Carrier on the West coast available for that Job is the Bataan a 13,000 ton escort ship. Michigan to hold loyalty hearing Lansing ?"up a a lag relative committee probing into the necessity for a state employees loyalty Board said it won to hesitate to Socall a sickle a ?� the committee scheduled a meeting Tor july 18 after hearing the idea of a loyalty Board endorsed by officials of the american legion veterans of foreign wars disabled american veterans knights of Columbus and or. Robert Ahsley members of the state unemployment compensation commission. None of the Day to witnesses mostly veterans organization officials said they had any evidence of disloyalty cd subversive activity among state employees but argued that the communist technique to infiltrate government

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