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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 23, 1950, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday bulletin in vol. Ai no. 12 Racine wis., sunday july 23, 1950 8 pages460 plants ready to convert to War prices Rose sharply before korean War Washington. A up a the sharpest retail Price rises in two years were announced by the Bureau of labor statistics for the May 15-june 15 period a before the outbreak of the korean War. The Agency said prices Rose .9 per cent from mid May to mid june with food prices soaring 2.1 per cent Over the figure for the previous 30 Days. Meats eggs fruits and vegetables jumped the highest. Other rises since. The significance of this an Deer season to run week Madison a a a seven Day any Deer season for Wisconsin in 1950 was approved by gov. . The season will run from nov. 18 to 24. The regulations generally follow recommendations of the conservation commission department and Congress. The Congress and department urged a nine Day Deer season but the commission reduced this to seven in which form the governor approved it. Deer Hunting restrictions in Force last season again will apply South of highways 29 and 12. Here Only Deer can be shot during the Deer season in Deer territory. May Hunt fowl. Under the order approved by the governor waterfowl can be hunted during the Deer season if the waterfowl season extends As late As the approved Deer season. Waterfowl dates remain to be set. North of highways 29, beginning at Green Bay and 12, ending at Hudson Legal game including Deer Bear wolves Fox and wildcats May be taken during the Deer season. The governor said it was hoped that with big Bucks again Legal game that establishment of Hunting Camps in the North would result. He said this should result in dispersion of Deer Hunters throughout All open counties. A terrific Hunting pressure that occurred in the Central Deer counties during the 1949 season will be avoided it he said. The order established the season for ruffled grouse or Partridge from sept. 23 to nov. 12 in most Northern and Central counties and Shorter seasons elsewhere. Sharp Tail and Prairie Chicken season was set for sept. 23-oct. 6 and 22 counties. Set pheasant season. A season on Quail was set for southwestern Wisconsin and on hungarian Partridge in Southeastern Wisconsin. Season on hens and Quail will be from oct. 14-29. The pheasant season will be on the same dates. Squirrels will be Legal game in most counties oct. 14-dec. I and in Northern counties Cottontail Rabbit Hunting will be from oct. 14 to Jan. I. Most Central and Southern counties will have a Cottontail season from nov. 4-Jan. I. Trapping regulations also were approved. Details will be incorporated into a Booklet to be prepared by the department for use by Hunters and trappers. Danes protest peace petition Copenhagen a up a Denmark to biggest newspaper Ber Linske Tidence reported 12,000 Danes have asked that their signatures be withdrawn from the communist inspired Stockholm peace petition. The paper published a notice a week ago that anyone who regretted his signature on the petition which Calls for outlawing the atom bomb should Tell Ber Linske Tidence so. There have been 12,-000 responses to Date the paper said and All of them Are being forwarded to the danish Branch office of the peace partisans which is collecting names on the petition. Withdrawals included scores from children Tidence said some of them under to years old. Typhus increasing Hong Kong up a typhus is increasing in Hong Kong with a of dangerous tendency towards worse to come a the colonial government warned officially yesterday. It published figures showing that during the first six months of 1950, 54 persons died out of 103 cases. Britain undecided London a pm a government spokesman said saturday Britain has reached no decision on the question of sending ground troops to Korea. They made no comment on speculation that a Small Force buy be sent from Hong Kong. Nou Cement is that even before the korean fighting broke out on june 25, prices were not Only going up but were gathering Speed in their ascent. The May to june increase topped the .8 per cent Rise reported last month a Rise described then As a othe greatest percentage increase during any month since july 1948.�?� since the fighting began new and apparently bigger rises have occurred. President Truman has told Congress he May have to ask for Power to control prices. Friday rep. Sabath . Said Atter a visit to the White House that or. Truman is determined to seek that Power a oif he can to get them to Stop the increases. The Bureau of labor statistics bus in giving out its regular a consumer so to Price Index a furnished no figures on what has happened since june 15. On that topic the announcement drily said what everyone knows a additional advances in Consumers to prices since mid june will be reflected in the Index for july 15.�?� still below record. The june 15 Index was 170.2, or 70.2 per cent above the average of 1935-1939. This was the highest since january 1949, but still below the record High of 174.5 in August and september of 1948. The june Index for foods was 204.6�?"More than twice As great As the 1935-1939 average. From Grid May to mid june food prices went up in a1 of the 56 cities surveyed. Increases of 3.5 per cent or More were reported in Philadelphia Boston Baltimore Cleveland and Buffalo. The smallest rises 0.5 or less were in los Angeles san Francisco and Jackson miss. The new five year labor contract Between general motors and the Cio Auto workers provides j for wage changes every three months if the Consumers to Price i Index has changed by certain amounts but the next change is not due until the july 15 Index is ready. The workers Are dead sure of some raise at that time. In the month before june 15 the meat poultry fish group Rose 3 per cent in average retail prices. I meat prices have been acting up i during the korean crisis too. In Chicago the american meat Institute spoke a reassuring word. It said that although a Panicky buying had caused some meat prices to go up the pressure has lessened and a othe present Price trend is ?� the bus Friday reported that wholesale meat prices Rose 1.5 per cent during the week ending last tuesday july 18, and on that Date were 11.7 per cent higher than they were of june 20�?"a month ago. Average wholesale prices of All items went up 0.6 per cent during the same week. In the week before that ending july Llu they had risen 1.8 per cent. Liquor sales High. The a Panicky buying reported by the meat Institute seems to i be going on in the liquor Industry 1 too. At least six top distilling companies disclosed that they Are allocating orders to their dealers to keep any retailer from getting More than a just share. Buying of All kinds has been going on at a phenomenal rate. The Commerce department reported saturday that retail sales in june outdid any other month in history allowing for seasonal i factors that naturally bring up sales Christmas time for example. Amputee 1st casualty returning from Korea Fairfield Suisun air Force base. ?" up a the first United states Battle casualty of the korean War to reach the United states landed saturday in a military air transport service medical evacuation plane. He was private Paul Jackson jr., 20, of Shelbyville Mich., whose i Mother mrs. Mary Stevens lives at route i Dorr Mich. Jackson lost his left leg at Cho Chiwon july 9 when he and his comrades of the 24th infantry division sought to Stem the North communist korean Advance. He was the Only Battle casualty aboard the big c-47, which also carried about 50 air Force and Navy personnel being returned for illness or for non Battle injuries. Tornado kills 8 Cambrai France up a a Tornado ripped through this Northern Industrial area late yesterday killing six and possibly eight persons and injuring scores. One estimate rebel radio at ammonia said. As 200. About 300 persons were left homeless. Turn of the � j King Leopold s return could be dangerous by Dewitt Mackenzie a foreign affairs analyst King Leopold of the belgians has won his Long fight for return from exile to his throne but it is a doubtful and perhaps even dangerous Victory. Public passions have run High in this dispute which has divided the belgians numerically into two almost even Camps. The advisory referendum held last March showed Only 57.69 per cent of the voters wanted his return. Losers walk out. Still Leopold insisted on claiming this As a favourable mandate and last thursday parliament voted to restore him to his throne. But that vote was in effect a further warning for it came from one party the Christian socialists a and represented just Over half the total membership of 387. The vote was 198 in his favor All the rest of the members having walked out without voting. Thus Leopold returns to a country bitterly divided against itself. Recognition of this is seen in the elaborate precautions we Thich the authorities have taken to guard against anti Leopold demonstrations. Strong Security forces have been mobilized in belgian cities. Gendarmes specially trained for riot duty have been added to Brussels already powerful police Force. What a difference Between this Royal Home coming and that of Leopold s revered father King Al i Bert with Queen Elizabeth and i their three children including Leopold at the end of world War i. Then Brussels was jammed with people who crowded not Only the streets but windows roofs and even the Trees along the boulevards. The current political situation in Belgium would be bad at anytime. It to doubly bad now that j Europe is in the midst of the cold War crisis. Threat to West Belgium is a key position in the defences of the Atlantic pact nations. Anything which weakens Belgium As a bulwark is a threat to the Security of the Western bloc i of Powers. Leopold to unpopularity with Many of his people arises from two causes. The main grievance lies in his surrender of the belgian armies Tif the invading germans after Only 18 Days of fighting in 1940. That uncovered the Allied left flank and resulted in disaster. J the King also refused to accept the advice of his ministers to go into exile with them and continue the resistance to Hitler. The other thing held against him was his marriage after the death of his wife Youthful Queen Astrid in an automobile Accident in Switzerland. Leopold married a commoner mile. Baels daughter of a former Cabinet minister and gave her title of Princess although she never has held the rank of Queen. Expected 2 boys sister a Surprise Wausau ?" spa the doctor told mrs. Elmer France that twins were on the Way. An a Ray confirmed it. Everything went according to order when the 21-year-old woman entered the Hospital. First born was Gary Lee three pounds 15 ounces. Five minutes later along came brother Gerald Lee four pounds eight ounces. Then the Surprise. Five minutes after that the boys had a sister j Susan Marie to o pounds 15 ounces. Mrs. France and her three babies were reported in excellent condition. The father is a 25-year-old cutlery Salesman a june graduate of the University of Wisconsin. U. S. Eyes problem of maritime Security use Retreat in Korea to prove u. S. Point Washington. the state department says it has been a a capitalizing on american defeats in Korea to prove to the rest of the world that the United states did not Start the korean War. Speaking on Mutual broadcasting system to a meet the press radio show Edward w. Barrett assistant Secretary of state for Public affairs said the a voice of american has been a a sticking to the truth in its broadcasts about the american setbacks. A Owen tre capitalizing on them in a w a to show that obviously we did not Start the War a he said. A owe admit we were not prepared a that we the been taking a ?� Washington . A the government today summoned the nation to merchant ship owners and maritime unions to a meeting Here monday to discuss a National be i ?� the problem of Manning an expanded merchant Fleet to keep american defense materials flow i gasoline rationing unlikely at present Washington a a unless the korean fighting grows into a greatly expanded War you need have no worries that there will be rationing of gasoline and fuel Oil. I that to the latest word from both government and Oil Industry officials. It comes from the Interior department to Oil and Gas division the american Petroleum Institute and the Independent Petroleum association of America. Warship fires on Jap fishing vessel Tokyo. A nmn a japanese fishing vessel reported saturday that an unidentified warship fired at it twice off Northwest hokkaido Island thursday. The Captain of the 33-ton Mara Yushi Maru said the warship intercepted it off Rii Shiri Island just off the Northwest Corner of hokkaido and some 170 Miles off Tho siberian coast there were no he gild � a a a. Ing around the world is expected to have a High place on the Agenda. Criticized u. S. Unions and ship owners recently criticized government failure to maintain the merchant Marine at a High level of wartime preparedness. A labor department spokesman said the meeting was called jointly by the labor and Commerce departments. Ship owners and Al and Cio unions on both the East and West coasts were invited to the conference. It was Learned however that Harry Bridges to West coast International longshoremen to and warehousemen to Union Cio was excluded. A spokesman for Bridges said he had no knowledge of the meeting. Bridges recently was convicted of lying about his u. S. Citizenship. His Union faces expulsion from the Cio on charges it follows the communist line. During world War ii the War shipping administration an emergency Agency took Over the u. S. Merchant Marine. A source said no such drastic move is in the present picture. Hoarding reported Hamburg Germany up a Var fearing food hoarders have created an acute shortage of non perishable foodstuffs in Hamburg German retailers association official reported today. Contracts list 700 items for All out fight Washington a up a a $7,000,000,000 a Industrial reserved of nearly 460 War plants and potential munitions factories stand ready today to produce for All out War on Short notice. The munitions Board manager of the Reserve for the military establishment has received no Call for added armament capacity to support the fight against communist aggression in Korea. Nucleus for War. But officials said the Reserve a most a War baby plants built for world War ii a provide in nucleus for arms expansion which in a Case of War necessity could ease the demands on civilian goods producers like the automobile Industry. Some of the plants already Are in production Many Are government owned but inactive a great number have been leased to private companies or sold but with this string attached they must be kept ready far a switch to War goods within 120 Days. By sept. I the munitions Board in addition will have ready to go military production schedules worked out with thousands of civilian companies for a prompt conversion when and if necessary for making 700 military items ranging from planes to mess kits. Limit their use plants under which a typewriter company might become a machine gun factory Are intended for total mobilization however not for a limited program such As president Truman outlined in his $10,000,000,000 armament request to Congress on wednesday. U. S. Forces consolidate for attack from reds Tokyo sunday july 23�?"<u.� a american forces have consolidated their positions along the Taejon Yong Dong Road in prep ration for an expected communist attack Gen. Douglas Macarthur said in a communique today. He said the americans Are maintaining a constant contacts with the North koreans. Patrols of the first cavalry division scoured the Countryside for communist guerrillas today but Drew Only Light fire from a great distance. No major action. Twelve hours after the cavalrymen took Over the Job of stopping the North koreans no major action had developed on this front. One of the units was fired upon either by guerrillas or regular North korean troops but at a Range too great to be effective. Information indicated that the main body of North korean troops was moving southward from Taejon along the main Road toward Yong Dong. The North koreans now Are facing a different kind of american troops. They Are running into fresh Well organized and fully manned units Well dug in for defense and capable of attack. Meanwhile the state department and the chinese embassy said they had received no message from the chinese nationalist government on the reported chinese communist shelling of two islands off the China coast. At the same time state department officials refused to guess whether president Truman to Jung 27 order for the 7th u. S. Fleet to guard Formosa against the threat of communist invasion might be extended to the shelled islands of Kinsmen and Little Kinsmen. Hope for clarification. Authorities hoped some clarification of the president to order could be made available later. In announcing that the Fleet would guard against an invasion of Formosa the president also called on the chinese nationalist government to cease All sea and air operations against the chinese Mainland. Officials have said that the president to order was issued on a strictly military grounds As an Effort to prevent any new outbreaks of fighting in the far East. They have pointed out that Many problems remain to be solved including whether the order extend tar i col. A r i

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