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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - March 12, 1950, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday journal time bulletin vol. 20, no. 45racine. Wis., sunday March 12, 1950 8 pages death Calls last survivor of Little big Horn Battle Lead s. ?" ?"charles a. Windolph 98, the last known survivor of the famed Battle of the Little big Horn and the oldest Holder of the congressional medal of Honor died saturday. The aged Soldier who held the France passes sabotage Law to guard arms United press staff correspondent Paris a an anti sabotage i heart Law to safeguard american arms shipments to France against communist interference won final parliamentary approval As Many of the nation to ports were in the grip of strikes and unrest. The Council of the Republic or upper chamber of parliament voted 279 to 20 for the Law to after an All night session. As they had done in the National Assembly communists fought it bitterly. Prison for saboteurs the Law providing prison terms for saboteurs and agitators seemed certain of being ready for use this week when the first shipment of american Aid reaches France. With president Vincent Auriol to signature and publication in the official journal the measure will become the government to most powerful weapon against the communist threatened sabotage of american Aid under the Atlantic pact. Strikes already were on in Marseille and Bordeaux and we Tere threatening other French ports. Dockers at Bordeau were called out when a ship arrived to take on military supplies for French troops in undo China. Insurance workers strike the labor troubles in the ports were part of nationwide movement. Some 500,000 workers were Idle. Employers and non communist unions said the number was below to 300,000. Communist nation to highest military Honor for completing a Mission despite a wound during the Battle in which Gen. George a. Custer and his seventh cavalry troops were wiped out by fierce Sioux indians. Had been critically ill for about a week. Windolph was wounded during one phase of the Battle on july 26, 1874, by a .45-caliber slug w Hile covering yellow soldiers i who we Tere on a dangerous Mission i seeking water for the wounded i and dying. Medal 70 years later. Despite the wound which he. Always maintained was inflicted i by a renegade puncher he a stayed on his feet and completed � the Mission. He was awarded the purple medal for the wound on his 95th ?"70 years after he earned it. Windolph missed death that Day on the Bluffs of the Little big Horn River in Montana because the dashing Custer split his command to engage the Sioux. Windolph who was a first sergeant and his fellow troopers of . H of the seventh cavalry went to the Aid of maj. Marcus Reno who had been besieged in one sector of the Battlefield while Custer and his 276 men we Tere being wiped out in another area. Both the Custer and Reno campaigns were considered parts of the Battle of the Little big Horn. Only a few Miles separated the actions. Windolph claimed the Custer defeat one of the worst Ever suffered by the United states army could have been averted if Custer had not been a a fool. In army 12 years j Windolph a native of Germany came to the United states when he was 19 years old and two i months later enlisted in the army. He served 12 years leaving the army in 1883 because his Bride Felt it was a not the place for a married ?t most of his army career was spent in Dakota territory. He was on the 1874 Custer expedition to the Black Hills. Gold was Dis a covered on that expedition leading to the Gold Rush of 1876. After leaving the army Windolph came to Lead then a Frontier booming Gold Rush campy and worked for the Home stake Gold mine until he was pensioned 18 years ago. Aldo finds out Birds Are smart Turin ?" in a Aldo Villa of Genoa wanted to Fly like a Bird. He built a contraption with wings that flapped by bicycle pedals. It we worked Fine for 150 feet. Villa tried it again. This time it did no to. Villa is in the Hospital with a broken leg. Seize u. Clerk jewel theft break in 2-year mystery comes As gems Are sold by widower in Frisco san Francisco up the theft but admitted Selling the a customs clerk was charged gems turned in by the jeweler. With the theft of jewels which the. .7 i Lake j r u reported that the jewels an aged refugee save she k out of nazi Ger that the jewels must have been in a package of cod fish he brought Home from work. He was quoted As saying he did in the two not find the jewelry until after came when his wife to death and thought they so you want to be a news photographer. The Stampede above was All in the Day to work for new York news photographers covering the espionage conspiracy trial of Judith Coplon and Valentin go bitches. The photos trampled one an other at the door of a u. S. Marshall to Van to get pictures of the convicted defendants on their Way to prison. At left above is one of the resulting pictures a shot of former government girl Coplon. Police discount go s confession he is murderer Navy to Issue Union said i was nearly ,.000.-j new uniforms a strike of insurance employees in the Paris area spread slowly. About 9,000 of the 34,000 employees in the area were on strike. The doomed physician keeps death diary St. Joseph ?"i/p a or. Edward f. Higdon a retired physician suffering a rare and incurable disease is keeping a a death diary on the malady that May kill him any time. He dictates notes on every aspect of the ailment to a stenographer. She types the diary which or. Higdon will leave to medical science in Hopes it will Lead to some cure even if too late to Aid him. A of have to get Busy and find out something about this thing a he said a Oor in to not going to be around very ?� Little is known about the disease called myasthenia Gravis. It cripples the voluntary Muscles of the face Tongue and Throat later spreading to the respiratory system and finally the heart Muscles. The Muscles weaken with slight use and refuse to perform. Swallowing becomes impossible. In the final stages the victim Dies of exhaustion. Finds bed fire Only a dream Milwaukee a a Gilbert Dickerson 13, dreamed that his bed was afire. He woke up. Flung open the bedroom windows to and leaped out into the snowy night. There was no Telephone at his Home so Barefoot and in his pyjamas Gilbert raced two blocks to a cafe he called firemen telling them his bed was aflame. Three engines a truck and a battalion chief sped sirens screaming to the Dickerson Home. They rushed into the bedroom. There was no fire. Firemen convinced the boy had just had a Nightmare returned to the station. Gilbert went Back to bed. Washington. A up Navy enlisted men have a new Blue uniform. The Blue jackets to new uniform will have a Zipper front instead of the additional 13-Button drop front. The trousers have the same Bell Bottom Cut but will have regular Side and hip pockets. The trousers also will have a Belt to replace the old web lacing. The Blouse or jumper will be the same except for Loose cuffs replacing the old close fitting Button cuff. The new uniform will become optional Jan. I 1952, and mandatory july i. 1952. Old stocks will be used before the new uniform is issued the Navy said. There is no change in the White summer uniforms. Has a Date with Dor Row h i a g of i pm in keeping with an agreement made Many years ago Claude d. Noble Detroit businessman and Amateur magician on monday w ill attempt to communicate with the late Clarence Darrow Noble a close Friend of the famed Chicago criminal lawyer j who died on March 13, 1938, says he does not expect anything to happen. Noble Darrow and the late Howard Thurston noted magician had agreed that the survivor would try to Contact the others once a year. Their purpose was one of debunking. On each anniversary of Dar Row to death except the last two years Noble returned to the spot in Jackson Park where Darrow to ashes were scattered. On monday he will ask Darrow to spirit to rap on a criminal Law to textbook. He will say a Clarence Darrow. I i am Here in fulfilment of our pact. If you can Manifest yourself to me do it ?� the spirit is supposed to Knock the textbook from Noble to hand. A of am sure there will be no re j spouse a Noble said. A of am hoping that my failures will explode the claims made by so called j ?� violence grips Belgium voting on King s return Brussels. Belgium a a violence mounted As Belgium voted today on King Leopold to return to the throne after five years of Post War exile. Catholic groups favor Leopold to return. Socialist groups Are opposed. The two groups fought it out with fists smoke bombs and flaming arrows in Brussels streets trying to break up each other to meetings and Burn Down oppose oppose Leopold As a a of fascist and �??� King is Issue the chief charges against Leopold Are that he surrendered to the germans during a critical phase of the German break i through toward France that he stayed in Belgium after the gel Man occupation and that he married a commoner during the occupation. Leopold taken along by the re pick director of Hygiene Madison wis. A a or. Leslie Osborn Buffalo n. Y., was appointed to the combined Post of state mental Hygiene director and head of the University to psychiatric Institute. The University Board of regents made the appointment with the approval of the state welfare Board. Osborn. 45, now to is the head of the University of Buffalo to pay value identified by mrs Chatry department. He will take Tion posters. A a the same violent partisanship treating germans was in Ger Over the Wisconsin position july among the normally quiet Bel Many when Belgium was liberated i with a salary of $15,000 a year Gians w As evidenced throughout in 1944. Parliament elected his i �?"$12,000 the country. Two Catholic students were hospitalized with fractured skulls in Louvain after a fierce Battle with clubs against Leopold opposition lists. The Catholic groups Are monarchist by tradition. Socialists divorced at 71 Madison ?"</p� a mrs. Clara Koch Lee. 71, was granted a divorce from her 78-year-old husband. Herman c., in Dane Cir a Cuit court. Eagles accused of blackmail will be arraigned on april 10 Ottawa ?" Pic three t the men named National of Luccis and a state Offit ments Are Matthew Cial of the fraternal order of i in the indict a. Brown of Springfield. Ohio administrative director of the grand aerie James Kellner of Springfield Secretary of the Ohio eagles Joseph gun i Derman of St. Marys. Ohio Deputy grand worthy president and Ohio Deputy auditor and Barnett h. Goldstein of Portland ore., grand aerie Legal adviser. Kellner was indicted jointly i w Ith Brown on three True Bills charging publicizing of a lottery. Brown we tas accused in other indictments charging operation of i a lottery and aiding and abetting i blackmail. Gunderman was indicted on a i charge of blackmail on a charge j of publicizing a lottery and on a i charge of doing business As agent j for an out of state not licensed to do i Ohio. Reprieve snatches j Man from death Columbus or a a 25-year-old inmate of Ohio state Penitentiary to death Row watched Dawn break a Dawn he never expected to see. An eleventh hour reprieve from Ohio to Gove. Frank j. Lausche Friday gave Theodore r. Mcclure a new 60-Day lease on life Only 50 minutes before he was to have died in the electric chair for a robbery murder. Mcclure already had eaten what was to have been his last meal and was scheduled to walk into the death chamber at 8 p. In. At 7 10, an urgent Telephone Call came from the governor postponing the execution for 60 Days. Lausche said he granted the reprieve a ofor the peace of my own i conscience it it on the request of i Michigan to gov. G. Mennen Williams. The Michigan governor told a Lausche that several men include i ing a judge of the Michigan supreme court had asked him to intervene. End air strike against american new York or a the 11-Day strike of 4.500 maintenance work 1 ers against american airlines is ended Michael Quill president of the transport workers Union Cio announced. Quill said the main Point of the for Hygiene Job and brother Prince Charles As Regent j $3,000 for the University Post. And later passed an act prohibiting regents approved the combined Leopold from returning without setup proposed by the welfare the express approval of Parka department to improve care of ment. State mental patients. The plebiscite will be a under the plan to ordinate straight yes or no vote on the work of the mental Hygiene Divi question a Odo you want King Sion and the medical school pay Leopold Back on the throne the Chatry students will take tracking has agreed to abdicate if he ing at state mental hospitals receives less than 55 per cent of in other actions the regents the popular vote. Approved architects to plans Tor the violence that has shaken the new to $6,000,000 University smuggled Many. The first break year mystery some of the missing jewelry 1 were family heirlooms was recovered from a jeweler. His Story led to filing theft charges against customs clerk Roy w. Dimock. Dimock said he did not steal them. The 50-year-old clerk was suspended from his Job Jan. 15. Bail on the theft charge was set at $10,000 by u. S. Commissioner Francis St. Fox. Stored in suitcase. Mrs. Theresa Heyman. 79. Reported an estimated $100,000 in jewels missing when she claimed a suitcase at the customs office Here 18 months ago. Customs agent j. Kahler quoted her As saying she smuggled the jewels out of Germany to England during the War that they we Tere stored in London we Thile she was interned and that her Niece. Mrs. Fred Sanders brought them to this country in 1946. A suitcase containing jewels was stored at the customs office Here pending mrs. Heymans to arrival Here. She came to this country to stay with mrs. Sanders in san Bruno. Calif. Customs officials said some of the jewels of an undetermined Heyman As hers were received from the jeweler. Concealed in fish Reynolds h. Colvin assistant u. S. Attorney said from eight to to persons would be implicated in the Case. Customs collector Paul Leake said Dimock vigorously denied Belgium during the four week referendum Campaign is proof of the High feeling that the Issue has engendered. Proponents of each Side have fought with clubs truncheons smoke bombs fists and whips in virtually every big town in the country. At Lemagne in the province of Luxembourg a socialist Loudspeaker truck toured the Village broadcasting anti Leopold propaganda. Priest leads attack the local priest rallied 200 Library. The building is expected to be completed in two to years. Accepted gifts and Grants totalling $47,673. Including $23,922 from the National cancer Institute for research work. Grocer chases cig Aret thief Detroit our a seeing a a of customer stuffing Cartons of Cigar ets in his pants leg a grocer Joseph Otlewski chased the Man for nine blocks hopped on a bus after him pulled him off the bus into the Street and sat on him while passerby called police. Leopold supporters and charged the truck with pitchforks. They punctured the truck to tires. The socialists fled into the nearby Woods abandoning the vehicle. In the heart of Brussels socialist students bed smoke bombs into a Large All we there Leopold _. M supporters were holding a meet Truman has signed a score of 8�v" in Ern ment reorganization plans and those in the Hall ran coughing t4iey be sen to Congress Mon signs then sails Washington a it a president into the streets. They were met by shouts of Soheil Leopold and a abdicate you dirty ?� fist fighting broke out. Police charged with rubber clubs and arrested 12 students. Day while he is cruising to Florida for a three week vacation. Fri in search i for Slick Willie Washington or a the Fri alerted authorities throughout the nation to arrest William Francis Slick Willie Sutton for the daring $63,000 robbery of the manufacturers Trust company Bank in Sunnyside Long Island n. The Fri said it had filed a com pm taint with the u. S. Commissioner in Brooklyn n. Y., charging Sutton with the robbery of the Bank on thursday. About 90,000 a of wanted circulars describing Sutton have been distributed throughout the coun try the Fri said. Sutton sex convict who pops in i and out of jail with ease already i is wanted As an Escapee from the Philadelphia county prison at Holm Esburg. A. In the robbery thursday Sut i ton and a number of armed companions took Possession of the Bank As an employee opened the i doors. Then As More employees reported the robbers kept them under control until the alarm on the vault door went off automatically at 9 a. In. Georgeous Gussie bows to tradition head zoom and 16 followers vanish from Rockport House Rockport. ?" it pm the Ter. We shall live mostly on soya House of the a of zoom was closed Beans. Cairo a it it pm Gertrude Bogor saturday. Genus gussied Moran who got an newsmen trying to Ner new editorial spanking for wearing 411111 about plans Tor a soya settlement was better Job secur Black panties in an International been civilization which he sat s it. The company he said had Tennis tournament Here Friday will survive the a bombing and agreed to maintain Job Security von the championship saturday of Fth Vor _ the a of zoom added a owe ask no one to believe our teachings. We ask Only to be left ?� and not to sub let work that the maintenance workers Are capable corporation 0f doing. Business in the Union. Quill said had dropped its wage increase de an out of state licensed to do runaway boy found posing As a woman Carlsbad. N. ?" up a a person held for More than a month in a woman to cell has turned out to by a runaway 16-year-old boy. Undersheriff Cruz Fernandez said last night the boy was arrested. Six weeks ago and charged with breaking and enering a residence. The prisoner identified himself As Patsy Odell 20, and was lodged in the women to Section. As an agent of corporation not business in Ohio. Prosecutor j. Harry Leopold said the charges were based on eagles have a month to wait efforts to Force the Ottawa eagles before they can answer nine in Lodge to Goldstein was indicted Only on. Mands but had obtained improved one county that of doing business Severance pay. Brown the new contract will run from Jan. I of this year to sept. 30, 1951, and All benefits will be retroactive to Jan. I. Dict ments returned against them by the county grand jury. The secret indictments were announced Friday the charges include operation of a lottery publicizing of a lottery blackmail it aiding and abetting blackmail and doing business As an agent of an out of. Late corporation not licensed to to business in Ohio. None of the men face All of the charges. Arraignments Are set for j april to. 1. Do business with an insurance company and a Supply company affiliated with the grand aerie and 2. Engage in a fund raising Campaign which the prosecutor described As a lottery. Goldstein said the indictments were not justified a oin Law or in ?� lie added the indictments a were i manifestly secured to satisfy the spite and venom of the prosecuting ?� March a costly month for Neillsville family Neillsville. ?"<v-you. _ a a might say that the month of March at bin let r Mctory wearing traditional White ones. She whipped mrs. Heraldo Weiss of Argentina 6-2, 6-3, to run her string of single championship victories on her world tour to four. Gussie wore Black shorts not regulation White when she and mrs. Pat Todd won ladies doubles in the egyptian International Tennis tournament yesterday. The audience included Egypt to Beautiful Princess Faiza. Who presented the cup to the winners. Pickets sing hymn is an expensive one in the Joe Urlaub family. Three daughters celebrate birthdays on March 6th. They Are Judith Ann. Now to 5 Days old Billie Pean 3 and Darlene 2. And March 15. As if you did no to know is the deadline for filing income taxes. Memphis ?" a striking pickets at the american snuff . Have stopped pitching bricks and started slinging baritones. Earlier this week the pickets fought and threw to bricks. Friday non striking employees were met by the hymn. A owe shall not be ?� nobody in this famed summer Art Colony seemed to know to where he or his followers we Tere. The a of zoom called himself by that name in telling newsmen that he Heads a band of 16 men and women who will a design the new ?� he identified himself further As Jack Goldie formerly of Newark n. J., and said he to 58 years old. The world he said will end april 7. 1954 in a a bomb blast. His cult will escape because they will be hiding in a secret Cave. The a of zoom would not say where the Cave will be or what could guard it from the predicted blast. But once out of the Cave he said the world picture will be this a from these men and women will Spring the new Brave Breed of men. All but we shall perish. We want no weapons no Slaugh Omaha a a detailed confession by a suicide Bent air Force Veteran that he murdered a Pittsburgh woman four months ago a looks like a phony Story All the Way through a a police detective said. Gordon k. Andersen 27, Kansas City signed a confession that � he killed 38-year-old Jean Brusco in an unsolved brutal rape Mur Der that caused a shakeup in the Pittsburgh police department. Andersen who blurted a confession we Thile in an army Hospital was carried to police Headquarters on a cot and questioned by police. Second incident a othere Are Many discrepancies in the Story he tells us and what we get from Pittsburgh a said inspector Harry Green. A of believe ifs a phony Story All the Way ?� it was the second a of murder that Andersen has �??� Green said. He said Andersen told of slaying a woman at Long Beach calif., in 1945 and a throwing her in the ?� Green said Andersen recovering from an operation to remove a handful of razor Blades he swallowed had a police record and had suffered from amnesia. Andersen was taken to Douglas 1 county Hospital and police said he would be questioned further. Clothing which Andersen claimed he we Tore at the time of slaying last nov. 25 was to be Given Laboratory tests. There were stains on an army jacket and a Blue overcoat which Andersen i claimed was the victims to blood i Green said. Green said Andersen told How the was arrested in Norfolk a. In 1945 for the California slaying but was released when a Othey could no to find the ?� has police record. Green said Andersen related a minute details of having a several dates with miss Brusco. He said he took her Home in a taxicab the night of the murder and when she refused to let him come in her apartment he hit her. He repeated statements in his j confession that he dragged her a body into a vacant lot near her Home and raped her. Green said the Story a Ojust does no to jibe with the record at ?� he contacted Pittsburgh police by Telephone to Tell them the results of the questioning. Pittsburgh authorities previously had expressed doubt that Andersen we tas the Slayer. Green said Andersen a native of Bayard neb., once served a term in the Kansas Industrial i reformatory for burglary had been arrested in Florida for a suicide attempt and picked up in Atlanta ga., As an amnesia victim. Before air Force officials at Offut base released Andersen to police he directed them to a used clothing store where he said he sold the clothing he wore when he killed miss Brusco. Goldie order woman to trial in snowball shooting la Crosse ?" Ltd it a mrs. William Pickett 28, pleaded innocent in circuit court to firing a .22 Rifle Bullet at a 9-year-old boy. Mrs. Pickett was ordered to stand trial before judge Bruce Beilfuss at the Spring court term on a charge of assault with intent to do great bodily harm. She was released under $1,500 Bond. She said a stray Bullet hit John Schaefer accidentally while she was at target practice near Home feb. 5 and denied that she shot him for throwing snowballs. The 1 boy has recovered from a Bullet wound in his hand

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