Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin in Racine, Wisconsin
14 May 1950

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14 May 1950

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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 14, 1950, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday bulletin vol. 21, no. 2 _ Racine. Wis., sunday May 14. 1950_ 8 Pagh pastor s ban on scouts stirs leaders. Has baby a bombs Small enough to be carried by Jet fighters just As deadly As big brother hints indicate Washington it pm the United states has baby a bombs Small enough to be carried by Jet figh Ter bombers yet possibly As powerful As their King sized Brothers. Detailed information on the bombs is a carefully guarded secret. In tact there has been no official announcement As yet that they exist. The first definite indication that such weapons Are in production was gleaned by a reporter seeking the information on discus ions among military leaders i Over the possibility of arming this \ country to North Atlantic allies with atomic weapons. Size a secret the discussions were said to be based on the possibility of using a of lightweight to bombs As tactical weapons to replace expensive ground forces in Europe. While the size of the a baby a bombs is secret the fact that they can be carried by Jet fighter bombers gives some hint of their weight. The Republic f-84 Thunder Jet a typical Jet fighter bomber now in use by the air Force can carry two 1,000-Pound bombs one under each Wing. In what May have been the first veiled reference to the new bombs Secretary of defense Johnson said in a report to Congress a few weeks ago a atomic weapons Are no longer a Small number of bombs of a single size and Type to be used Only strategically on a carefully selected target. A variety of weapons is under development which May in the near future have military significance both tactically and ?� support for Battles tactical use of the a bomb to support ground and sea surface action is an often mentioned goal of military planners. Experts agree that such use hinges on making available Large quantities of Small bombs to Swift highly Maneu Merable planes. Scientists agree that the a bomb can be reduced in size without reducing the Power. Recent developments in bomb casings along with increased knowledge of atomic materials make it highly probable that the new bomb is More powerful than Early models dropped on Japan or tested at Bikini. Bomb size is based both on the amount of fissionable material necessary to produce an explosion and on the Type of non explosive Shell required to contain the material for Safe handling and delivery. Pick Racine for convention Lacrosse. Wis. A amp a h a. Kleinhammer fond do Lac was re elected president of the Wisconsin division of the travellers protective association today at the conclusion of a two Day convention. Other officers elected were a. L. Bush fond do Lac., . Herman Green Bay and Ray j. Iselin Rhinelander vice presidents and the following directors a. J. Pietz Oshkosh c. L. Sitter Oshkosh h. W. Johnson. Racine e. F. Fox fond do Lac r. J. Froelich Sheboygan d. J. De Brody Green Bay Merle j. Lebreck Manitowoc Carl Heinl j. George Dick. H. F. Breitwish. Otto h. We tolf. And f. F. Miller All of Milwaukee. The 1951 convention will be held at Racine. War on slots up to Congress Chicago. Up a nobody knows How Many broke and bitter men have tried to kick Slot a j Chines to pieces. J about All they have to show for their efforts Are scuffed shoes i but Uncle Sam soon May take a i whack at the things with a new Law. He May put quite a Dent in j i the business. The Senate has approved and the House is considering a Bill to Stop the shipment of Slot a j Chines into states w Here they Are i illegal. Date bark to 1885. A lot of people in Chicago a capital of the Slot machine Indus j try Are wandering what will happen if the legislation is adopted. The Coin fed contraption has had a Long and Lush life its origin is clouded by the mists of time j but old Heads in the Trade believe i the great Granddaddy of them All was invented in about 1885 by Charles Fey in California. Production began in Chicago at about the turn of the Century and i now there Are at least eight firms that make the devices Here. The machines usually have three vertical wheels. On them Are pictures of such things As cherries oranges plums Bells and bars. You put in a Coin and pull a lever. The wheels spin. When they Stop you can see three pictures in Small Glass windows to. When certain combinations of pictures show up you win. When they done to you done to. The gadgets w ill take Nickels dimes quarters half dollars and Silver dollars. Can pay nothing. The apparatus often is called i a othe one armed ?� you find the reason for that in the Litera i Ture on the subject in reference libraries. The findings in the reports vary but Here Are some of them manufacturers claim the a j Chines As built in their plants Are geared to pay 75 cents on the Dollar. But they can be fixed to pay out nothing or to 20. 40 or turn to Page 5, col. ? Ranger Mac quits Madison up a a 28-year Veteran of the Wisconsin 4h staff and Junior state fair Board chairman has decided that it is time to quit. Wakelin Mcneel the a oranger Mac of thousands of Wisconsin school childrens acquaintance will retire after june 30. Elm Park in St. Vital. Manitoba was one of the first areas hit in the flood and since the original break through of the red River water has crawled fro in the basements to the second floor of the Homes. This View shows the flood Waters up to the eaves. A wire photo i. Refugees who streamed into Winnipeg from flooded suburbs sleep in the crowded Myca gym. Many were Able to save nothing but their bedding. Meanwhile women and children were fleeing away from Winnipeg a authorities began to fear disease and the red River continued to Rise. Nea telephoto. I search wilds for fugitives a flood worker watches from a Bridge As the swirling flood Waters of the red River carry a House downstream in Winnipeg. Authorities warned that a othe worst is yet to come As thousands confined their exodus from the disaster area. Nea telephoto. Be red River rises steadily in beleaguered Winnipeg agree to close tax loopholes in loan association set up Washington up1�?"the tax writing House ways and Means committee tentatively has agreed to close two a of loopholes in present tax Laws to bring in an estimated 5145,000,000 in new Federal revenues. The funds would be used to offset a $1,000,000,000 Cut in excise tax reductions which the committee already had approved tentatively. President Truman has warned that he would veto any excise tax reduction that fails to make up the lost Revenue. To bring in More Mono the committee i agreed to require Mutual Sav a Ings Banks and building and loan associations to pay regular corporation income tax rates on their net income after interest and dividend payments. These concerns now to pay no such taxes. It was estimated the change would bring in another $75,000,000 annually. 2 decided to revise the capital j a gains and losses tax applying to sales of land and depreciable j property used in a taxpayer to j Trade or business. Under present Law any net loss can be deducted from Ordinary income this has worked to the advantage of the taxpayer. The committee would change this regulation to require capital Losse it to be charged against capital gains. It w As estimated the j change would bring in an add j tonal $70,000,000 a year. P rampaging red River Rose steadily in beleaguered Winnipeg. Where thousands of residents Are pouring from the flooded Canadian Metropolis. Few women and children remained in the areas where every available Able bodied Man battled the rising Waters. Meanwhile at Jamestown n.d., nearly 300 families packed their belongings saturday and prepared to flee from flood Waters of the James and Pipestem rivers.,chair not spooky magician says new York a Joseph Dun . Famed mentalist said there was a nothing phenomenal about mrs. Floyd Halladay to rocking chair even though it rocked 55 Days without a Stop. Dunninger who observed the chair rocking on the a Owre the people television show said that the chair was just perfectly balanced and we Tould Rock easily once started a Oas any other chair of that ?� mrs. Hallady a Muscatine. Iowa housewife said that 5,000 persons had visited her Home to see the chair and that Many believed spirits caused it to Rock. A every chair of that Type will Rock a Long time As that one does a Dunninger said. A Otheree to nothing irregular or phenomenal about it. Furthermore. I can set the chair to rocking by simply blowing on ?� he said a draft from an open windows to or any air current could also cause the chair to Rock. The chair is a deep Maroon platform Rocker heavily upholstered. Mrs. Halladay said she paid $69.50 but had been offered $1,000 for it since its Fame spread. Call me Chi Chi Boston a up a Jesus Maria Dei Carmen Jose y Joaquin y Tor to de la Riba Porta Ripoll y Ramos Viader casanovas y Gay a Boston pianist claims he has the world to longest name. Friends Call him �??� the James was expected to continue rising through sunday but the Pipestem was believed to have reached its Crest. In Eastern North Dakota residents of grand Forks heard hopeful reports that the red River on its second rampage in less than three weeks was leveling off. Red Cross disaster chairman r. M. Stoudt said the twin floods of the Pipestem and James Rivers probably would Crest this morning although the James still Rose slightly saturday the Pipestem had begun its decline and Stoudt said he believed any further Rise in the James would be More than offset by recession of the Pipestem. As a result red Cross officials who formerly advised 300 families to prepare to evacuate their Homes changed their advice to a Ostay ?� u. S. Slaps Back at czech ouster Washington a up a the United states demanded that communist Czechoslovakia close its consulates in Cleveland and Pittsburgh and recall approximately 35 of its diplomats in this country. The demand was made in retaliation for a czech ouster of two thirds of the american diplomatic employees in Czechoslovakia. The czech embassy Here and the consulate in new to York will continue to operate in accordance with what the state department in a note to Prague called the a present reduced scope of relations Between the two ?� ejection of czech representatives and their staff employees must occur within a a reasonable time the state department said. The czechs presumably will have several we weeks to get out of the country. Gerry Genik and Ken Donald of Winnipeg revisit the Genik Home in East Kildonan after a Dike broke flooding the area. Gerry just could no to resist the urge to try to Call his friends but the phone was out of order. The Day previous the Genik family could walk into their Yard and Home without getting their feet wet. A wire photo. Challenge View Synod forbids tie with group Princeton wis. A up a a threatened confirmation ban by a Wisconsin Synod lutheran pastor Here against boy scout and girl scouts has draw to Strong criticism. Atty. Philip Lehner jr., a scout Leader and president of the St. John to lutheran Church congregation challenged the Rev. Walter Strohschein to stand As a false cites Book. F Tho pastor contends that membership to scouting violates a Doc i Trine of the w Iron so Synod and i so forbids confirmation of participants. He claims the scout Law a of scout is reverent a and the oath a Oto god and my country interfere with Church work. Lehner said Friday that support for his stand As opposed to the Rev. Strohschein to had come from laymen ministers and scout executives. E. A Hiestand Princeton manufacturer and president of the twin lakes boy scout Council said every organization including Congress churches of every denomination and service and civic clubs stand behind scouting. He said a Book published by the lutheran committee on scouting including All lutherans but the Wisconsin Synod stated founder proper guidance the boy scout program May be successfully Inte Miles South of Here. Grated with the program of the on one Side of the triangular Church for the moral and spiritual area was the St. Mary to River. On development of its growing ?� the other we tas a dense swamp. On the third was the posse gradually sifting the Forest for its prey. Began thursday. Police said the fugitives were believed to be Lloyd Russell 29, and his brother Paul 24. The pair escaped from the London Ohio prison farm on May 8 1949. They Are also wanted for questioning in a $4,400 Bank robbery in Nottawa mich., near the Indiana line. As the posse grew and the search intensified searchers were a a a aided by a state police air plane plan Cju Al i is and a coast guard boat which . Window cleaner Sault Ste. Marie ?" it it a one Hundred armed men patrolled a wild area of Bush country in a land sea and air Hunt for two reportedly desperate fugitives. The search for the pair believed to be escapees from an Ohio prison entered near the tiny Community of Barbeau 16 ashamed says pastor. The Rev. Hector Gunderson lutheran pastor at it. Horeb wis., wrote both Lehner and the Rev. Strohschein a Good will be More lenient on judgment Day than your congregation is now in condemning an american scout. A fall other lutherans Are becoming More and More ashamed that there Are so called lutherans with attitudes such As prevail in Princeton a dogs Eye costs $200 Atlanta or a judge Ralph Mcclelland ordered j. Enc Bason to pay c. Richard Battle $200 because Eason threw a Rock at Battle s Boston Bull terrier. The dog lost an Eye. Dynamite Bartow a. A 0j.r a James dynamite Jones negro Bootlegger quickly poured 20 Gallons of Moonshine into a Bathtub w Hen i Revenue agents raided his House. I he was caught w Ith the goods anyway. Dynamite forgot to pull the plug. State picks no. I mom Madison. ?" a a Little Community minded lady from la Crosse is Wisconsin to 1950 Mother of the year. Mrs. Harry Spence who observed her 74th birthday last thursday was chosen by the governor s Mother of the year committee. Mrs. Spence is president of the la Crosse women to club presbyterian and Owca. She also is Active in girl scout sunday school. Red Cross missionary society and Parent teacher association projects. 4 honorary mothers. The governor to committee headed by mrs. Fred Clausen of Horicon also chose four honorary mothers of 1950. They Are mrs. Adolph Gunderson 82, la Crosse Active in civic enterprises and Mother of eight children. Including five sons who Are physicians. Mrs. Franklin King. 93, Madison. Cited for her Pioneer spirit and Public interest. Mrs. George Longenecker. 83, Wauwatosa wife of a minister and a Leader in Community work. Mrs. Maurice Barnett 86, Neenah Mother of three daughters. A son was killed in world War ii. Mrs. Spence is the wife of a school teacher and Mother of Ralph Spence professor of education at Columbia University Lloyd City editor of the Everett wash., Herald mrs. Malcom Brown Madison housewife Active in scout and Church work and mrs. Harold Murphy Milwaukee editor of the National occupational therapy Magazine. Speech by governor. Gov. Rennebohm to citation for mrs. Spence stated that she we tas a of most successful Mother deeply interested in civic and International understanding with a Strong religious and spiritual integrity. She meets the highest tests of motherhood through character and achievements of her ?� regents set radio policy Madison. ?" a the University of Wisconsin Board of regents approved a formal statement of radio and television policy after 31 years of offering the state radio service through station j wha. The regents said the facilities of the University shall be used to Advance the school to educational service and for the Benefit of the people of Wisconsin. It was the first statement of formal radio policy though the school to station has been operating since 1919. The statement was draw to up last year by the faculty radio committee and presented to officials of 25 Wisconsin radio stations last fill. Action on the policy was delayed at the request of the Sta Tion executives who wanted to see what effects it would have. The new to policy forbids broadcasts that seem to take sides in political campaigns or issues and prohibits any exclusive rights being allowed for outside stations or networks to University broadcast programs. It forbids commercial sponsorship of educational broadcasts like lectures and commencements but allows them for sports broadcasts. The University also reserves the j right to accept or reject the Spon-1 sors of outside commercial broadcasts on the Campus. It says products like Beer liquor and drugs will not be allowed. We then the pair tried to buy a pistol in Sault Ste. Marie failed and fled before police could question them. They were spotted and fired at once thursday night and again Friday. Each time they slipped Back into the we tools and disappeared. Spotted by newsman. One of the posse Jim Cameron saw a single Man answering one of the brother to description appear at the other end of a Field. Cameron a reporter for radio station woo shouted for the Man to halt. The figure fled and Cameron fired twice with a pistol but the Man continued his flight. Police said the pair apparently unarmed had made their getaway in a stolen car belonging to Joseph f. Grubstein of Toledo. Grubstein a department store buyer was reported on a business trip in the East and could not be reached. ?" a a a window Washer Hung for about to minute from a rain pipe then lost his grip and somersault a three stories to his death saturday. A score of horrified spectators and firemen making frantic efforts to save his life witnessed the fall of George Dykstra 40. Rescue was but a minute away. Dykstra had grabbed the rain pipe after a Wood rain Gutter he we tas standing on gave Way. A fellow worker Lester Seefeld hearing his cries for help dashed into the building leaned out a window and tried to hold Dykstra by his ankle. A bystander called the fire department and a truck and Rescue squad rushed to the scene. However before a life net could be set up Dykstra hurtled Down Landing on his head. Color Salt raid 116 taverns Newark n. J. A a police seized 63 knives a Dagger and a pair of Home made brass Knuckles in a Midnight raid on 110 taverns and Pool Hall Friday night. Toronto ont. Our a red Green and yellow Salt will go on Sale soon in local groceries. Wil straus8 widow Dies Munich Germany our a Liam Biton and g. S. Roden who Pauline Strauss 87, widow of sold the Patent rights said coloured 1 Salt is decorative on the table. Composer Richard Strauss died this morning of pneumonia. Student from Copenhagen gives judge traffic lesson police shoot Bear in downtown Superior Superior ?"or�?"a 350-Pound Bear which wandered into Superior Early this morning was shot by police. A Telephone Call at 5 a. Rn., notified police the Bear had been seen near the great Northern Railroad to Roundhouse. Five officers gave Pursuit wounding the animal. The Bear finally was killed one Block from the City to main bus i Alee diatribe Minneapolis a a poor 21-year-old chemistry student from the old country gave a traffic court judge a lesson in economics and saved himself a $5 parking Fine. Torkil Holm who came Here from Copenhagen Denmark to study chemistry at the University of Minnesota pleaded that he was too poor to pay the Money for blocking traffic. Judge Paul s. Jaroscak said he did no to see How a Man who could afford to drive a car could be that poor. A you be seated and figure that one out a he ordered. A half hour later Holm was Back this time with assistant City prosecutor Milton Gershin. A your Honor a Gershin said a of think to s got Jeu beat Holm explained in excellent English that he drove i $15 car 8 Miles a Day getting 16 Miles to the gallon he figured the daily Cost was 11 cents. He said it would Cost him 24 cents to ride the Streetcar the same Way. A How about Oil a the judge asked. Holm said he just put in a Little at a time and had used Only 25 cents to Worth in a month. The judge had one More question. A How about depreciation a he asked. A How can you depreciate a $15 car Holm countered. Judge Jaroscak got a round of applause from the appreciative courtroom As he suspended the Fine. It

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