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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - June 18, 1950, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday journal time bulletin vol 21, no. 7racine, wis., sunday. June is. 1956 8 pages strike jams l. A. Traffic by the associated press it prospects appeared dim for settlement Over the weekend of the nation to major labor disputes. Strikes have Cut deeply into the milk supplies for about 4,000,-ooo persons in Washington d. A Pittsburgh and seven Western Pennsylvania counties halted All bus and Street car transportation in los Angeles and forced one of new York to largest newspapers to suspend publication. Shrines pour in developments in the strikes los Angeles reported one of the worst traffic jams on record As thousands of automobiles carried to work persons normally using bus or Street car service. The lines normally carry a million riders a Day. In addition some 100,000 shrines were in the City for the shrines National convention starting today. Another 100,-000 shrines Are expected. Four thousand operators quit work Friday in a dispute Over demands for a 20 cents an hour wage hike Over the current $1.47 an hour. The company has offered a wage boost of four cents an hour. Mayor Fletcher l. Bowron said a Oit looks like we re in for a Long ?� the new York world Telegram and Sun suspended publication last tuesday after a strike of about 400 Cio american newspaper guilds men. New meeting with management and Guild leaders was planned for tuesday. But Federal mediators said the parties to stands were a substantially ?� publication was suspended after Al mechanical unions refused to Cross Guild picket lines. The Guild struck for a to per cent general wage increase and other benefits. The paper has offered a wage hike of from $2 to $3 a week and other contract improvements. Dairies in deadlock spokesmen in the milk strikes in Washington and. Pennsylvania expressed the opinion no Early settlement was in sight. The 10-Day old strike by 3,250 Al Dairy workers in Pittsburgh and seven surrounding counties has Cut off All but emergency milk deliveries. Deadlocked issues include a demand for a 40-hour work week with 48 hours for inside workers. Drivers Are asking a daily minimum guarantee of $13.50 against the $10 in the expired contract. The Industry has offered $11 and 40 hours for a 44-hour week to inside workers. In Washington the Federal government sent one of its leading trouble shooters to help two Federal. Conciliators who have been trying to get nine local dairies and their 1,850 Drivers and employees to agree to a new contract. He is Clyde a. Mills a top assistant to Cyrus Ching conciliation director. The strike in its second week is Over a demand by the Al milk Drivers and Dairy employees Union for a Shorter work week without reduction in . The companies offered a five Day work week with Plant operations dosed sunday. The Union asked a Day work week with seven Days of operation. Shat steel Mills at Johnstown pa., the 21 open Hearth furnaces at the Bethlehem steel company to Franklin Plant were shut Down after a walkout by 400 Cio United steelworkers Union members. The Plant employees 800. Union members said the walkout was in protest of company discipline of some workers. Details were not disclosed. An unexpected strike of More than 600 Al longshoremen virtually halted movement of Coal and Ore at four Lake Erie ports. The longshoremen went on strike Friday night in Toledo Lorain Fairport and Huron Ohio in support of demands for a 20-cent hourly wage increase and a 10-cent night differential. The earns 40 cents for Good Deal Minneapolis. A a cab Driver Jim Young returned to its sobbing woman owner a crammed Billfold containing More than $1,000 in Cash he found in the Back seat of his taxi. Present wage scale is 1.57 Ani figuring the 60 cents in lost hour and a five cent hourly night fares it Cost him to return the differential a Union spokesman Wallet his $1 Reward netted him said. 40 cents. Report abduction of estranged wife reaffirm vows Here Are part of the 116 couples All married More than 50 years who reaffirmed their wedding vows at second annual Golden wedding Jubilee in Rogers Ark. Their marriages totalled 6,154 years. They took the vows again from the Rev. J. H. Martin Muskogee okla., who recently celebrated his own 50th wedding anniversary. At a reception for the elderly couples they witnessed the marriage of a Young couple. A wire photo open tax files in crime quiz Washington �?"<4� a president Truman opened income tax files to Senate crime investigators. The president issued an executive order making available to a committee headed by senator Kefauver dem., Tenn any income excess profits declared value excess profits capital Stock estate and gift tax returns for any period to and including 1949. At the same time he directed All executive departments and agencies to cooperate with the committee to the fullest possible extent. A of strongly favor the objectives of the committee a the directive daid a and i am hopeful that its work will produce constructive recommendations and ?� the committee has launched an investigation of big time gamblers and crime syndicates. Gets Gold Cane 3d straight year Madison ?" up a for the third year Carl Runge 91, of Milwaukee has come away from the University of Wisconsin half Century club luncheon with a Gold headed Cane. The Cane is awarded annually to the oldest alumnus present at commencement ceremonies. Runge was graduated in 1886. Eugene Brossard state reviser of statutes Friday was elected president of the club open to All alumni whose graduation dates Back 50 years or More. Brossard succeeded or. James o. James Evanston 111., former chairman of the Northwestern University graduate school. Dewey decision no Surprise Washington a a gov. Thomas e. Dewey to announced intention to retire from politics at the end of his second term at Albany came As no particular Surprise to political Washington. The twice Defeated Republican presidential candidate had said before he would not try for the presidency again and had indicated strongly he would not seek a third term As governor. Most republicans have taken him at his word and have Felt Dewey had Little Chance for a third presidential nomination unless he ran for governor again and was re elected by a thumping margin. Even in that event there were few in the party who believed the 48-year-old governor would have had much of a Chance at another presidential nomination. But they Felt he certainly would have had a big say As to How the new York delegation in the National convention votes in 1952. To lures rat to his death Chicago in a a rat with a fascination for television got clubbed to death. The rat noticed an Antenna on a House at 4541 North Western ave. He climbed a Wall and went through an open window. When he tripped on a venetian Blind he awakened mrs. Isabel Donaldson. She called police. The rat marched Over to the television. He went into the Back of the set. Then police arrived. One officer made a Hook from a wire clothes Hanger and hauled the rat out. The other policeman clubbed him with a Broom. List 84 lost in 2 crashes Paris 4s a air France in an official statement said 84 persons were lost in two crashes of company planes in the persian Gulf this week. The airline said 66 bodies have been recovered. Eighteen other persons Are missing. No Hope is held that any of the missing will be found alive. Six persons survived the crash of a four engined Saigon to Paris plane which crashed near Bahrein Island monday night. Forty were killed and five still Are missing from the flight which carried 43 passengers and a Crew of eight. Another crash of an identical plane at almost the same spot two nights later left 26 dead and 13 missing according to air France. There were 13 survivors of the second crash which involved 44 passengers and a Crew to of eight. One of american to Foremost weather experts said a Strong up and Down air currents common j in the persian Gulf a May have caused the two crashes. Win air race Greenville s. ?" 4 a two Arcadia calif., pilots Jean Parker and boots Seymour were declared winners of the fourth annual All women to transcontinental air race saturday. Diocese to hold investigation on vision of mrs. Van Hoof divorced wins custody of her false Teeth Chicago. A a mrs. Rose Francl 47, told judge Joseph Sabath that her husband Albert 61, made her Wear clothes and an engagement ring that belonged to Francis to first wife. Francl replied that his wife presented him with a Bill for a set of false Teeth while they were honeymooning. In issuing a divorce decree Sabbath ruled that she could keep the Teeth but would have to return the ring and clothes to her husband. Naval officer takes his life Newport r. ?" or a capt. Robert Hudson Taylor 42, planning officer at the u. S. Naval War College committed suicide by shooting himself in the Temple. Taylor was found unconscious in a lavatory by a Marine sentry. A note pinned to the door directed the sentry to notify officials of i the War College and the naval i Hospital. Details of the shooting were revealed by it. Peter Lewis Public relations officer. He gave no reason for the suicide. Taylor to wife and two children visiting friends in Santa Monica calif., were notified by Navy officials. Taylor commanded destroyer Squadron 51 off Japan and returned to the War College As planning officer in september 1949. Predicts sweep for democrats at convention eau Claire wis. A 4s a heavy blasts at Wisconsin republicans and a prediction of Victory for the democrats were made saturday in the keynote speech at the state democratic convention. James e. Doyle Madison attorney declared that the republicans at their state convention in Milwaukee a Odid everything they could do to set things up for a democratic Victory in Wisconsin this ?� a othe rest is up to us a Doyle told the delegates. He substituted As Keynoter for Carl Thompson who is ill with virus pneumonia. State Folly organised. Doyle said delegates at the gop convention knew that a othe Republican party is the party of big business in Wisconsin and they handed title to it to the rightful owners Tom Coleman and Walter ?� the speaker termed the slate of candidates endorsed by the Republican convention As a of shipwrecked Crew clinging to one another As they sail out to ?� Doyle said the democratic organizing committee is now completely organized in Wisconsin. The democrats Are entering the state Campaign this year As major contenders for the first time since 1932, he said. Carl Thompson who announced himself saturday As a candidate for governor was Given credit by Doyle for being responsible More than any other Man for a othe terrific organizational strides we have taken in these last two ?� assails Wiley Mccarthy. The Keynoter assailed the record of u. S. Sen. Alexander Wiley of Chippewa Falls declaring that Wiley had voted for a five of eight crippling amendments to the Marshall plan Bill voted against a Oil of the la Hoover commission plans to reorganize the government a and supported a displaced persons Bill in the 80th Congress which contained a vicious racial and religious ?� u. S. Sen. Joseph Mccarthy of Appleton was branded by Doyle As a of puny Man who has snatched a moment of cheap notoriety at the risk of his country to ?� Doyle concluded a othe democratic party will Campaign on a farm program a labor program a housing program a tax i program a reapportionment program and beyond that we will blast the Republican party from the face of Wisconsin on the Issue of Liberty versus ?� i knights of Columbus appoint chaplain Monroe ?" Green county judge Harold j. Lamboley newly elected grand Knight of the Wisconsin knights of Columbus announced the appointment of the very Rev. Msgr. Edward j. Westenberger of Green Bay As state chaplain of the k. C. The new chaplain named for a 2-year term starting july i is superintendent of All parochial schools in the Green Bay roman Catholic diocese. La Crosse ?" a Catholic officials Here said the Church will not a approve or discount the reported appearance of the Virgin Mary to a Wisconsin farm wife until it has checked the Case thoroughly. The Public relations officer of the Lacrosse diocese said a decision on the strange Story of mrs. Fred Van Hoof of Necedah will not be reached a until a full and thorough investigation has been undertaken by the Church in her usual ?� mrs. Van Hoof claimed that the blessed Mother appeared to her for a fourth time Friday although 1,500 devout and curious who had gathered on her farm reported seeing nothing. A othe entire matter has been under study for some time a the diocese said. A Oit has been our wish to exclude All sensationalism which such incidents invariably provoke and for All to maintain a devoted attitude concerning these seemingly unaccountable occurrences. A owe realize that in the past the Church approved earthly appearances of the Mother of god As a Fatima. Her messages to Mankind have been the same. The happening at Necedah should be approached with the same spirit of prayer and penance by ?� mrs. Van Hoof 45-year-old Mother of seven children said she was confident the Virgin will a keep her Promise and visit me again on oct. 7.�?�. Rebels claim Victory Caracas Venezuela 4 a a i guerrilla army of 2,400 trained Jungle fighters has set up a a Ofree Republic of Colombia and Al i ready controls the strategic Plains a rebel Leader claims Here. Greenglass in spy ring angered that Russia apparently operated a widespread spy ring in the United states at the very time this country was helping her beat Back the nazis congressmen Are demanding vigorous prosecution of red suspects. In the news Are the three pictured above All arrested by the Fri. David Greenglass 28, former Weinbaum u. S. Army non commissioned officer was seized on charges of giving atomic secrets to harpy Gold philadelphian accused of passing bomb secrets to the russians. Or. Sidney Wein Baum 52, California Institute of technology scientist is charged with perjury and fraud for testifying he had never been a communist. The Fri Emp a Slack sized however that he had no known connection with any other Case. Alfred Dean Slack 44, was arraigned at Syracuse n. Y. On charges that he turned Over samples of a new u. S. Explosive to russian agents. He is linked with the Harry Gold Klus Fuchs spy ring. A wire photos Mother and daughter act a Lassie and lady Mother and daughter collies belonging to c. F. Sharp of Westlake Ohio combined to present 23 Collie pups to the Sharp household within 48 hours. Lady above had a 10-Pup litter four More than her Mother had Ever produced. Not to be outdone two Days later Lassie below gave birth to 13 puppies. At last report All 25 collies were doing Fine. Floods in Ohio Valley carry woman to death Crooksville Ohio a 4s a thousands fled the path of a Flash flood that roared Down a narrow southwestern Ohio Valley killing one woman and causing property damage estimated above $1,000,-000. A cloudburst lasting about four Brothers fight Gas pipeline Manitowoc ?" 4s a two Manitowoc county farm youths who allegedly threatened to blow up a natural Gas pipeline were under $500 peace Bond. Acting municipal judge John Cash Man ordered the Bonds Friday for Wallace Luebke 25, and his brother Kenneth 20, sons of John Luebke. A complaint entered by the wis Consin Michigan pipeline co. Said the Brothers had threatened to blow up the company to pipes if they were Laid across their father to farm. The firm is laying the line North of two Rivers. Sheriff Clarence Baryenbruch and to deputies were called to the farm thursday when the Brothers allegedly refused Access to workmen. Earlier it was said they had pulled up surveying stakes and flags. The company was granted Possession rights to 308 rods across Luebker to farm in a court action several months ago. Family of five perishes in fire Staunton a. A a fire swept through a Rural Home Friday and killed an entire family of five. The dead were William Weaver 84, Charles Weaver 40, and Charles Weaver to three children Kathleen 18, Louise 16, and Tommy 12. Hours sent Moxahala and Jonathan creeks out of their Banks. Flood water caught residents of Crooksville Roseville and several tiny mining towns unawares. Mrs. Alice Adrian 55, was swept to her death saturday at Rose farm about five Miles South of Here. Her body was recovered after flood Waters quickly subsided. Many families fled their Homes but the state Highway patrol said a late Check showed no one was reported missing. Pottery Plant Burns. The flood exploded a Kiln and set the Acme pottery co. Plant afire. Supt. Harold Shower said the Plant was a Complete loss. He estimated damage at $1,000,000. A Kiln at the Crooksville China co. Also blew up but the Plant escaped damage. Water pouring into a transformer station of the Ohio Power co. Knocked out Power Here and in nearby Roseville. It also Cut Power to Zanesville Newark Lancaster and Hebron. Rescue and disaster agencies rushed Aid into the area. Red Cross workers brought in Coffee and water. The water Supply Here was knocked out. Early reports said the flood burst a dam at the Misco mine co. Above the towns. The state Highway patrol said later the dam held and the flood Waters rushed Over and around it. Residents in panic. The flood reached its height in this town of about 3,000 people. Water ran seven feet through the main Street. Near panic gripped residents As the Waters Rose. Many took Refuge in the Majestic theater and were unable to leave. Five Homes were destroyed in the Village of Rose farm. Families were driven from about 20 other towns. Blaze damages warehouses at army depot in new York Voorheesville n. ?" a a stubborn Blaze swept through a Large warehouse at the u. S. Army depot Bere and damaged another at an estimated loss of $300,000. Fire companies from six nearby cities and communities brought the flames under control after a three hour Battle. The Blaze accompanied by several explosions burned a Section of the steel and Brick warehouse a 5, containing general army stocks Oil Drums and quantities of Small ammunition. Cause of the Blaze was not determined firemen said. Observers said they heard the explosions and saw huge Clouds of Black smoke curl up from As far away As five Miles. Flames leaped six to to times taller than the buildings. A fire Wall prevented the flames from spreading to other parts of the warehouse. A Strong wind which whipped the flames suddenly changed and helped keep the fire from spreading. One fireman was injured battling the Blaze. Police comb Kenosha roads get phone Call Waukegan 111. A to a an armed Man was reported to have abducted his estranged wife from a Waukegan business establishment saturday and five hours later a woman telephoned from Kenosha to say she was a fall ?� the Call was received by attorney Clarence w. Diver in Waukegan As police from Waukegan to Kenosha combed the roads for the couple. Police blocks were set up throughout the 20-mile Wauke Gan Kenosha area. Mrs. Frances c. Conley 34, Mother of two daughters was abducted from the office of the electro Lux co. Where she is employed As cashier. Diver said a woman who told him she was mrs. Conley telephoned at 11 20 a. In. To a give her whereabouts and to say she was All right. Waukegan police dispatched three squad cars to Kenosha after diver reported the Call. May be ruse. Diver told police he received a Telephone Call from her from Railroad station at Kenosha. He quoted her As saying that her husband had a gun pointed at her. Police doubted that the Call came from Kenosha. They believed it was a ruse to throw searchers off the Trail of the couple. They were attempting to Trace the Call. Police throughout Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois were alerted in the search. Police chief William b. Blaylock said Raymond Zwicki a Stockman at electro Lux told him mrs. Conley to husband Merle 37, walked into the office at 8 a. In. And pointed a pistol at him and mrs. Conley. Blaylock said Zwicki gave this version a of mean business come with me or you die on the spot a Counley said. A what should i do a mrs. Conley appealed to Zwicki but he was unarmed and unable to offer any Aid. Then Conley forced his wife into a Grey 1946 Ford and the car headed North. Workers join Chase. An alarm was sounded and the police set up Road blocks. Zion police said they spotted the car heading North but that mechanical failure of their squad car forced them to give up the Chase. Workers at the electro Lux Plant also piled into cars and joined in the Chase. Police guards were sent to Tho Waukegan Home where mrs. Conley to two children Are living. Mrs. Conley lives in tuttles Comer wis., North of the Illinois state line on Greey Bay Road. Police guards patrolled the streets of Zion. Police did not learn immediately the motive for the abduction or where the car might be headed. The conveys separated two years ago. And the husband returned to his Home at Ruthven Iowa. Fear official dead in crash ?" or a Caa officials feared a Milwaukee businessman had lost his life in Lake Michigan when parts of the air plane he had been flying washed a ashore. Harry Franz 55, president of the general door co., has not been heard from since he notified his wife Here thursday he was leaving Norwalk Ohio in a Pri vate plane owned by his company to return to Milwaukee after a business trip in Ohio. Pieces of the plane which washed ashore a piece of Wing and the propeller bore the identification nc498b. Air National guard officers Here said that number had been registered to Franz. A briefcase containing the planets log was found with the wreckage the log had the same number As that of the door company plane. Charles Cornwell Caa inspector for the Milwaukee area was investigating

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