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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 30, 1950, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday journal time bulletin vol 21. No. 13 Racine wis., sunday july 30, 1950 6 pages yank troops hold 200-mile Lin thousands ignore orders to report to draft boards for examinations face prosecution after two notices of United pre harassed draft officials struggling to get the nations selective service machinery into gear reported today that thousands of men were failing to respond to their greetings from Uncle Sam. In Many cities across the country a United press Survey showed at least one fourth of the prospective draftees failed to show up for physical examinations. 42% in Portland in Portland ore., the rate of delinquency soared to 42 per cent. Eighty two of 191 men ordered up for physicals at Portland failed to keep the Date. However officials said they doubted that Many of the delinquents deliberately stayed away. They said that those toughens i Field training Washington a a it _ to toughen its soldiers for Battlefield conditions the army said it had intensified its training with realistic combat exercises including use of live ammunition in machine guns. In such training courses used in world War ii but banned since troops crawl under barbed wire while machine gun fire streaks Low Over them. Saves Many lives. The army to announcement said its experience showed accidents were a not excessive in such training during the last War. It added that the number of lives saved As a result of realistic training far outweighed the hazards. Safety officers supervise such courses. Commenting on the announcement Gen. Mark w. Clark chief of army Field forces and a Veteran of world War ii Battles said it is imperative to prepare american soldiers psychologically to meet Battlefield conditions. A these Battle courses have been re instituted a he said a because experience has shown that this Type of training increases the ability of non Battle tested troops to adapt themselves readily to actual Battlefield ?� learn All techniques. The army said this training experience accustom troops to the sound of artillery firing overhead and in close support of their action. The training also includes a City and Village fighting course where troops learn the techniques of Street fighting. A close combat course where they Are taught How to to use their weapons such As bayonets effectively at close quarters and preparation to meet guerilla and infiltration tactics which the North korean communists have used with great effectiveness. Who put in tardy appearances had a satisfactory explanation in almost every Case. Draft officials Are using the it same procedure in handling delinquencies. New induction orders Are being sent out. The cases of men who still fail to show up will be turned Over to the u. S. Dis strict attorney and the Federal Bureau of investigation and a possible ?� in new York 329 of 1402 men ordered to report during the last eight Days failed to do so. The selective service chief there blamed a othe Calendar the weather and the age of the ?� clerks snowed under. A Osome Are no doubt vacationing and did no to receive notice a he said. Each Case will be handled individually to ascertain whether the delinquent was merely careless or ?� Chicago officials said Only about two thirds of the men sent Greet Ings actually were showing up for physical examinations. A selective service spokesman said that in most cases registrants just weren to receiving the notices. Draft Board clerks he said Are far behind in the task of correcting the addresses of registrants who have moved. Wartime Boom hits Home front w ?" a the u. S. Economic Home front was marked with All the signs of a wartime Boom including rising prices and employment record sales and hoarding. Government figures showed that shoppers were out on a buying spree to Lay in big supplies of consumer goods and the heavy purchasing was forcing prices steadily upward. At the same time stepped up defense production was absorbing the jobless. The Bureau of labor statistics reported that wholesale prices of commodities on its a sensitive list climbed 13.6 per cent since the outbreak of the korean War. Eleven of the 28 commodities stood at their highest Levels of the year. The agriculture department disclosed that farm prices Rose so per cent Between june 15 and july 15 to reach their highest i Point in a year and a half. Livestock prices Rose the most foreshadowing even higher retail meat prices. Department store sales last week skyrocketed a record 46 per cent above the level for the same week in 1949. Ammunition for u. S. Troops shells and powder cases Are stacked on wharf at the Harbor of Pusan Korea ready for relay to front line american troops in South Korea. The shells Are for 105mm and 155mm howitzers. Pusan is the main Supply port for the americans in South Korea. A wire photo casualties pass 1,000 Mark Washington a Ltd it a Arneri can casualties reported from the korean fighting front saturday had passed the 1,000 Mark. Casualty reports include those killed in action wounded died of wounds injured in accidents and missing in action. Some soldiers reported missing after being Cut off by enemy troops subsequently have made their Way Back to u. S. Lines. Publication of casualty lists nos. 46 and 47 raised the total number of casualties to 1,086. This includes a number of men who turned up Safe after having been reported missing. Why Are children poor readers u. S. Educators tackle problem reds slay la. S. Consul Washington. A pm a the state department reported that american vice Consul Douglas s. Mackiernan was killed by tibetan Border guards while trying to escape from communist held Northwest China across the Himalaya mountains. The incident occurred last april 13 but saturday to announcement was the first Public word of it. Native brings word. Mackiernan and his Camel caravan apparently were mistaken for bandits or communist raiders. The shooting was described As an Accident. The news was brought out of the isolated area by a native runner who took 27 Days to reach Lhasa tibetan capital officials said. It was relayed thence by radio to the state department by Way of new Delhi. Meantime the tibetan government has expressed apologies. The sketchy report received Here said two a of natives in the caravan were killed and one was wounded in the shooting. The Only other american in the group Frank Bessac Lodi Calif., escaped injury and is now in route to new Delhi. Waited for thaws. Mackiernan closed Down the u. S. Consulate at Tiehwa in isolated Sinkiang province last sept. 27, just before the City was turned Over to the advancing communists. Accompanied by Bessac who was on the scene As a research scholar Mackiernan and three native servants set out on the 1,200-mile trip across the lofty Himalayas. They shifted from jeeps to horses and finally to camels when passes were blocked by Winter storms. They spent months in a Mountain Village awaiting the Spring thaws. Fire on North koreans a mortar Crew ducks the blast from their gun As troops of the 1st cavalry division fire on North koreans in the Yong Dong area of South Korea. Nea telephoto quake cracks buildings in Imperial Valley Calif. Hurl Back Waves of crack red foes Bridge mines sgt. Glenn h. Williams of Torrington wyo., an Engineer with the first cavalry division places an explosive charge under a Bridge somewhere in South Korea. Up to 90,000 North koreans Are attacking along the blazing 200-mile korean waterfront in an All out Effort to push american troops into the sea before u. S. Reinforcements can join the Battle. A wire photo. Calie4tria, ?"tfp a a new earthquake a the Lith in three Days a a rocked this already damaged town but caused no further serious damage. Calipatria ?" up a Imperial Valley to 10th earthquake in three Days damaged much of the business Section of this town of i 2,000 population. A by Are so Many children poor it a readers because this problem has taken on new significance with its appear j ent increase educators throughout j the nation Are looking for an answer. This week. Superintendent of schools w. C. Giese and Werner Smith principal of William Hor lick High school attended a state conference of Reading teachers in Madison. Through panel discussions and remedial Reading demonstrations the conference Hopes to Point the Way to new methods which might be adopted for the Benefit of students. The problem in Racine to schools has been in vestige Ted by miss Anna j. Turgasen chairman of the English department at Horlick High school. Her research disclosed some causes of Reading retardation and methods employed to help pupils improve their Reading even after reaching senior High school. Turgasen said Many parents Are dumbfounded by the fact their children s Reading becomes poorer As they approach Junior High school. One of the reasons presented by experts on Reading in the grades is Faul tily written texts. Reading texts for the first three grades have carefully arranged vocabularies fitted to the possibilities of the average child in attaining word recognition. Then at fourth Grade a sudden Gap appears Between the vocabulary the child has gained from his readers and the one he must have to read history geography and arithmetic lessons. Since that problem has been recognized it is being Gradi ally remedied by publishing companies with Reading experts to re write texts in the subjects named. Teachers and parents however must give considerable help to beginning fourth graders for some time to come if they wish to prevent discouragement and i differ turn la Page i Cal uni i get out Union tells red Harry Bridges san Francisco a ?" har Public health service represent left Wing chief of Pacific coast Cio longshoremen faced a Flat order from his rebellious members to sever his connection with the communist led maritime federation of the world or else. The mounting crisis in the longshore Bossy to Long Iron listed reign reached a new Peak when the executive Board of his a Ohomer organization longshore local to adopted a Resolution directing him to quit As president of the mfg. Several Days ago another local the walking Bosses demanded that Bridges either quit the mfg or resign As president of the Iwu on grounds that the federation had orders to sabotage democratic efforts throughout the world a the orders coming from its Parent body the communist world federation of Trade unions. Missing girl returns Home Chicago or a seven year old Joan Lapinskas missing for nearly 15 hours walked into her Home saturday and told her Mother that she had wandered away from Home late Friday and spent the night sleeping in a churchyard. Police who had been Hunting the girl said that she was hungry and dirty but that she seemed unharmed. They said she would be Given a medical examination. She said that she had been playing out late and thought it was too late to go Home. She said she slept in the Yard of our lady of Lourdes Church at 15th and Keeler crying herself to sleep. Bullet kills Kentucky sheriff Pikeville ?"oj.r a sheriff Roy Conway who had conducted a vigorous Campaign against bootlegging in Pike county since be took office last january was shot to death in front of his Home Here. Police said the sheriff was shot Down As he left his Home in answer to a Call to quiet a drunk. The Bullet entered Conway to left shoulder shattered his spine and lodged in his Chest. A japanese Type Rifle was found 90 feet from the body of the 40-year-old sheriff. Police said a piece of torn roofing found near a grease rack at a nearby garage indicated the Slayer had fired from the garage roof. Chief of police Bob Merrill said All of the business District to is buildings had cracks in them. Most of the plate Glass store windows were smashed by the she Bolt. He said there were no injuries reported. Many of the buildings in this hot desert Community Are built with canopies Over the sidewalks. Merrill said the quake had toppled several of the canopies onto the Street. He also said geysers of hot steam and a mud pots had sprung up near Earth fractures in several farm Fields near the City. Most of the damage he said was confined to Calipatria to business District. He said the residential areas suffered Only broken glassware and a few to broken widows As far As he could determine. The hotel Bel Del Lingo evacuated All of its guests after a 25-foot Long crack appealed in the hotel lobby. Merrill said he had roped off All of the business District to prevent injury from falling jury to hear Gold Willkie son to wed Minnesota girl Wayzata Man. �?"flj.r a the engagement of Philip h. Willkie Only son of the late Wendell h. Willkie and Rosalie Heffelfinger 22, of Wayzata was announced by miss Heffel Tinger to parents or. And mrs. F. Peavey Heffelfinger. No Date was announced for the wedding. New York a the Federal grand jury investigating espionage was called into an unscheduled emergency session saturday and Harry Gold confessed courier of a soviet atomic spy ring was to be its witness. The jurors were summoned by Telegraph. U. S. District attorney Irving Saypol refused to explain the unusual saturday grand jury session. Gives sugar away i to cure u. S. Jitters Jersey City. N. Jyi put a Maio s poultry Market announced it would give away a Pound of j sugar with each food Purchase. The reason to prove there s i no shortage. Washington a a the air Force late saturday ordered the aircraft Industry to Start production immediately on an estimated $5,660,-000,000 Worth of air planes and parts. By the United press hard pressed american troops stood their ground on a 200-mile arc in the Southeast Corner of Korea on orders from their commanding general to a fight to the ?� in rain soaked Foxholes of the Sobanek mountains before Kimchon Sanjur and Ham change dismounted troopers of the 1st cavalry division and negro gifts of the 25th infantry division stuck to their positions. Guerrillas harrass routes. Gen. Douglas Macarthur said in his sunday morning War summary that the two divisions in the a vital Central sector hurled Back charge after charge of the Best communist divisions attempting to plunge through the Middle of the american line and take the base port of Pusan before reinforcements can arrive. Late saturday night the communists struck in Force at the 1st cavalry North and South flanks on the Hwang Gan front. The pincers movement was aimed at cutting the vital Seoul Pusan Highway near Kimchon behind the 1st cavalry positions. United press correspondent Peter Kalischer with the 1st cavalry reported that american defense forces expect a pile Driver assault Down the Highway. Groups of guerrillas moved behind the american lines harassing the routes of Supply. The outnumbered u. S. Forces had abandoned two South korean towns had been pushed into the sea at one Point on the South coast before hard bitten it. Gen. Walton h. Walker warned them to halt their retreats or face annihilation. Guns Pound coast. In a fighting speech to officers at the front Walker said that any communist breakthrough to Pusan would set the stage for a of butchery of americans such As has never i been in ?� Macarthur said that United nations ground units in increasing numbers a have contained the communist threat of the South coast where the red columns were driving on Schinju Only 50 Miles w est of the vital Pusan Harbor. Units from Okinawa had been rushed into Battle to halt the communist Southern coastal drive. On the East coast South korean troops made slight gains in fighting near Yongdok 88 Miles North of Pusan and u. S. Naval big guns pounded the enemy along the coast. But to the Northwest of Yongdok the invaders stepped up the pressure against the Yoonju Andong and Hanyang Sechon Axis making some gains. Yanks counter attack at one Point a communist patrol penetrated far behind the american lines and reached Kimchon 15 Miles Southeast of Hwang Gan on the Highway to Pusan. However the official spokesman said american troops killed All 25 enemy soldiers. On the East coast South korean i forces supported by u. S. Artillery j and naval gunfire counter attacked i to within 2,000 Yards South of Yongdok 88 Miles North of Pusan against Strong communist resistance. The South koreans Cap tured two artillery pieces 47 rifles la sub machine guns and Large quantities of ammunition. There was no fresh news of a column of communist guerrillas reported moving Southwest from Pahang Dong 25 Miles South of Yongdok toward the Hwang Gan Pusan Highway. Although the column itself was not considered a major threat South korean troops May have to be diverted from the front to Deal with it. U. S. Air Force medium and Light bombers attacked More than 15 major targets yesterday in the sixth Day of their offensive to Cut enemy Supply lines. B-29s alone i dropped More than 200 tons of bombs scoring direct hits on and damaging eight major Highway and Railroad Bridges. F-80 and f-51 fighters destroyed or damaged la tanks 32 trucks 16 freight cars and four buildings despite unfavourable weather. Carrier planes also were Active for the fourth straight Day in supporting ground losses at 31, ?" up a a spokesman for general Macarthur said that by conservative estimate the North koreans have lost 31,000 men killed and wounded since the War started. The reds also lost 170 tanks destroyed and too damaged the military planning spokesman said. An intelligence officer said a othere Are no signs of replacements for the ?� untrained conscripts Are being shoved into the line to replace heavy casualties. Some of the 500 red prisoners he said have been captured were rushed to the front after Only four Days training. Heavy casualties have made it impossible to fill the holes in the line with trained men. The High losses continue. The u. S. 1st cavalry division counted 2,500 dead in front of its positions alone. The spokesman said the conscripts Are being taken from both North and South Korea. And they Are being forced to fight with decreasing tank support. In contrast Macarthur Headquarters spokesman said american troops Are showing greater stability and seasoning. They fought off North korean attacks for three Days at least As heavy As the red attacks on the Kum River line and Taejon. Will decorate korean heroes ?" pm a general order issued by the u. S. 8th army Headquarters in Korea said six members of the 19th infantry regiment and 13 of the korean advisory group have been decorated for heroism and meritorious service. The six members of the 19th infantry regiment were awarded distinguished service crosses for extraordinary heroism. The 13 men of the korean military advisory Board were awarded Bronze Star medals for meritorious service. None were from Illinois Indiana or Wisconsin. The distinguished service Cross was awarded posthumously to maj. John m. Cook whose widow lives at Columbus a. Or. Stork returns from baby business los Angeles of a or. Vie a Tor Stork is retiring from the baby business. A paediatrician Here for 39 years Stork was honoured yesterday by fellow physicians who gave him a wrist wreckage of 2 bombers Langley air Force base ?" up a wreckage of two b-26 bombers lost in a flight Over Chesapeake Bay Friday night has been found in the water the Langley base reported. Each of the twin engine ships carried a Crew of three. Residents of the Buckroe Beach and grand View resort areas reported a heavy explosion possibly the crash of one of the aircraft or a collision in flight. An officer at the base said All six fliers Are presumed dead. Their identification was withheld until next of Kin can be notified. Take transport from a to Mothballs to fleets a Derrick swings a a of Mothballs covering from the aft deck of the u. S. S. Libra big attack transport which was taken out of the a of Mothballs Boot at Boston. Tho Libra waa Tho first Mem Ber of the big inactivated Fleet in Boston recalled to Active service. She participated in some of the fiercest actions in the Pacific during world warn. A wire photo. Ribbon for Korea Washington a up a t h e army probably will Issue a korean Campaign ribbon. The proposal for such recognition of sol j Diers who Are fighting the United states latest War is under study by the personnel Branch of the army. Once is enough for girl parachutist Lakehurst n. ?" up a wave Dorothy Ema Petersen made four remarks yesterday after her first Parachute jump for Navy training. A oils wonderful. A of would no to want to do it again. A Oitt to not for me. A once is ?�

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