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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 19, 1935, Racine, Wisconsin Out of doors Calls Racine residents shuffle off Fetters of Long Winter no Phot at he Javarr a1-times Tiff photographer. 7 i Gylfe in Racine 0,e responding to the a1 i we ? in a a oaf olt w9re of War it a f birr so say j Charlie Perkins who \az1 i cycling a coming Back with res w t Moyson it s ova in Bloom Park police a Sybl Ufim of a "g9f out pm was Fth p in con Hafsa or Caroline Combs. Urn pm f a being watched by buddy Stotts. We l it Quot t dents from six to 60 peddling on i 01 0�?t must member that Fhy Vuk # Young now that orc courses a open. Thin right and Irene Ackerman pose for the Quot the boys were trying out the water Mua ate a n0 streets. Kay Onderco and a Al we on Foo Ufa couple Wos snapped at foursome was snapped at a Ashington a k. Journal times cameraman at North Beach. At the fourteenth Street Beach. Alice Ziolkowski posed in Washington Park fourteenth end Moirs streets. What our readers have to say. Isi will be Paia fori Abt com in is i the f in this column Ujj sunday journal times bulletin vol 5-no. 5. Racine wis., sunday May 19, 1935. Circulation 19,500 a when you need a Friend when Day a tra dark and to Tho Cloud ban Low and to the Road i rough and to Long j when problem face you on every hand. An your plans have All gone wrong when trouble come an your Luck look bad Vns to you Don t know what to do of. Then it i that you underhand what a True Friend Means to to you i when time a tre Good and to you tre feeling Ane. And to the Sun i Shine Bright Quot when every Day bring you Rome new Joy and to the world i quite ail right. You re glad to to know that your friends a re near and to will join you in your fun a but you never learn what a True Friend is. Till your trouble have begun a lot out Folk treat you nigh to Well while you have the Cash to to spend. But Page you by with a careless nod when j of really need a Friend they fail you then a Thev always will in the time out deep distress. And to turn tone who can do no harm to their Pride an selfishness. I be bad my share o the ups an d o w n that we All must meet in life. But every time i have suffered to or encountered care and to strife. Some Friend a come with a cheer. In smile and to has helped me see it through a brought Relief in the time o need. A our True Friend alway do. R. H. Thuraton ave 4 billion ii. S. Costs hit roof an much spent Iii few months As in Firat 75 years. Racine Marks time sat v death figures show a a a 2? anniversary rac1neis becoming or 1883 s Tornado disaster a older Community mothers should Aid in fight on diseases hear a it or it surely is regrettable fact that mothers will be so careless about contagious diseases in or locality and in one Block eight families j nut of ten Hae had the Measle proving How very contagious they Are. Many cases could have been a voided. Last week my Little daughter contracted the measles. The school nurse a so very Busy that she was unable to Rome when i called bar and i was forced to Call my family doctor which was an. Extra. Expense i could scarcely afford. My daughter was quite sick and bad a heavy cough and i a up with her file night with Little sleep or rest for either of us. Then too. It is almost the end of school and she Doe not want to miss school and will have to make tip quite a bit of work when she goes Back. The health department does All it can to prevent epidemics hut w without Hie co operation of every Mother to do her part in obeying the quarantine rules contagious diseases will flourish. I Hope it of will publish this a it is a timely subject. Thank you. F. Id. Bryn mawr ave agrees City should get rid of stray cats Pear editor i heartily agree w q h to get of last week in reference to i ddts the City of stray cat. It certainly is annoying just after you get the kiddies tucked in for the night Aud Settle yourself for a bit of relaxation when a cat riot breads out and you can spend the next hour trying to pacify the terrified baby. Beside Thev ate always sneaking around after Birds or for a taste of something you set out to tool. Or for a Chance at baby s Sand boy. Of Lite owners were required to pay a tax for each one. Same As for dogs the City would no to be Over run with Kittens. \ modern pie-1 Piper. Of id work to advantage Here since the it lean up. No dog Bas Bis nay so win should the cat have their nights f. X. A Cra Uge ave thanks teachers for Mother s Day gifts Pear editor i would like to thank the teacher ror he Little gift the kiddie brought Home for us on Mother Day though the actual Cost was Stria la. I perhaps to some they were insignificant in comparison w Ith the on a but to up i#5j fort Vin at it was a pleasant Surprise to receive this simple gift of love. T think it is wonderful the was the Small children Are taught the meaning of the important Days and their relationship to Home life e. A. T Wright ave angered by complaints against Chain letters in ear Edito my Peeve i papers and find Thev to read ate after r. The the against which is afters. The s no doubt is being done among the poorer class of people. Rut when the people of Wall Street and Many More play the Stock Market that is inst As my h against the Law a the i Etc Chain letter and they Don t do and thing a bout them. If the i pm Chain let or the lottery and fraud Law Wall Street it i s. Milwaukee ave sees no harm in pictures in tavern windows Pear editor would like to criticise m w of Thurston ave. Who last week had an article about nude pictures n tavern window. Now there was or is nothing wrong with putting pictures of the ladies that Are Dan cons it the taverns it to Only a Quot a to advertise of what is going or a what other a is there or Dvo Rtse. S ires you cannot put turn to Page la col. 2 Washington p. Cd a Congress a voted some $ 4.000,000.000, on recommendation of the president to be used up Over the next few month in a further Effort to restore Prosperity to the 1 United state by creating employment and. Thereby purchasing Power. In these latter time talk of billion a been handled about so casually that one May easily forget just what can he purchased with such a. Princely sum especially what has been purchased in the past. A Brief glance at what the american people through their government. Have bought with that amount is illuminating. They bought a nation. In the 7 5 years from i Ash. When the United states government first a set up to near the close of the civil War. In the course of which tile nation a preserved. The aggregate expenditure of the Federal government were almost exactly $4.ooo.ooo,ooh, the sum now appropriated to tie spent on a few months to Relief work. A review of the Many thing which were done with that sum of Money in those earlier Day emphasizes How greatly the Tempo of spending a been accelerated. Government a poor. � when the Republic started the population numbered Only about 4.000,000, there were Rich men in the country but not Many of them and their wealth was chief i by in land. The Federal government was poor. For one thing so loosely held together were the several states that made up tile Union that the Federal authorities feared to Levy any internal taxes for fear of secession. Great Sovereign states like Virginia and the Karolina regarded themselves As somewhat Superior entities to the United state a a whole. They were none too enthusiastic shout the federation. For example the entire expenditures of the Federal government for it and i 7 to amounted to but $4.34?�.424. That sum would not meet the payroll of the Federal employees in the City of Washington alone for More than about a Foi night. Vet. In those Days it paid the whole Cost of government the army and Navy and everything else for a couple of years. Times change. Government Cost in a tarty Days. The country grew apace hut there a a determination to keep expense Dow n and it was Long before the annual expenses were permanently Over the Mark. In i Soo there was a burst of extravagance which carried the spending to $11,000,000 hut it subsided again and did not reach so stupendous a sum for a year s support of the government once More until i to a and then just passed voo.01. Down it went again and remained under that Mark until the w a of Isi 2 came. Never again a the Cost of the Federal government to fall Olow hut it May anis7o some students to realize that a late a 1r23 the total Federal Cost was hut a Little Over i 5.000.000. A single Small Bureau May receive that much appropriation today. Degenerative diseases of old age superseding other ailments As mortality cause danger to children waning. 2 Garden clubs to hold exhibit Racine Kenosha groups plan show Here Friday saturday. Growing Flower i one of the finest outdoor sports in America. A in any sport you cannot always win but you can improve your game. Since the organization of the Racine Garden club made up of Home Gardener much improve j to tint a been made in laying out Garden and in the development of plants suitable for Racine climate and soil. The Racine and Kenosha county District Garden club Are holding their Spring Flower show at the Wisconsin a and electric company s show room Friday and saturday. May 2 4 and 2 5. Displays to be varied. At this show members will display Flowers. Shrubs flowering Trety artistic arrangements living pictures or Shadow boxes and table sellings which will be judged on containers color Harmony proportion and balance and material. Although this show is sponsored by the club. Anyone having Spring blooms May enter them by calling mrs. I. F. Thompson. Prospect 8 90. 5 i it Ltd by � � � � it a a a a xxx a tto to � it a up w a x a tic. � v a y.?r learn about notable through their writing Harrogate. Tenn. Our a undergraduates at memorial University study picture and handwriting of notable figures in history rather than biographies. Walls of several University rooms Are lined with pictures of a persons and framed specimens of their handwriting. A Oit is a new and scientific method of character study a explained or. John Wesley Hill Chancellor. Quot we feel that we can get More by such a study than by Reading a biography. Famous persons could hide behind a printed Page. Here we look right into their from 1812 to 1814 the fledgling Ace an it their own hand writ Republic fought the Power of great ins we make generals March Auld Britain on land and sea. The first move and ?� year expense ran about $20,000. Among notable represented in too. Then jumped to $32,000,000, the school to gallery Are Napoleon and in 1815 were $35.000.000�?"a Thackeray Gladstone. Disraeli. A before and after it picture8 show How North Side twister hurled building 30 feet and family with it. By see m. Ser fifty two it ears ago yesterday May in 1s83, the entire Section of the it Ity North of High Street was swept almost Clear of Home and other Structure by a Tornado. Seven person lost their live and Many suffered injuries. That a vent a considered one of Racine s two major disasters the other being the leg fire of May 5, the previous Yea r. It is not my purpose to Brin up in the take a Little to the North of Racine a present zoo Park. Park building wrecked. Flat Iron Square a now was dotted w Ith business places. One j of the Well known business places was that of h. W. A Bill which a on the West Side of the 1 Triangle on Milwaukee Avenue. The main building a Cigar factory and Saloon stood about too feet or More North of the present not a rth it Side Bank building. The upper View show it to have Bosn a two Story Frame Structure with a Wood in those whole year of warfare for the present Day Cost of one battleship. Thereafter the annual Cost steadily dwindled in spite of the fact turn to Page la col. 2 Hugo . Jefferson Davis. Andrew Jackson. Theodore and Frankyn Delano ref it up Elf. Taft. Kin mip. Mark Twain Carlyle Hamilton Clay and Kipling. The Many sad scenes of that Early evening disaster but rather to j in awning so common rate one of the Freak occurrences Days. Connected with it. It happened at i what is now Flat Iron Square the Triangle at High Street. Milwaukee Avenue and Douglas Avenue. The sunday bulletin today is presenting two View on and the other after. The or which Cerny out of the snut Hwe end ring a a a narrow Swath across 4that Section of the City to Ieese itself from the ground carried it s uth in or More feet and ground off the entire lower floor As it dragged the building across the ground. The try a shown in the upper picture were the Only bar to further movement of the building which was partly Birned around. The lower picture shows the havoc done. The Trees entirely stripped of foliage. Girl Bailly injured. To the South about where the Bank building now stands in the lower picture is shown a shed which a hastily thrown up the Day after the Tornado by or. and his friends so that i Busine could go on practically uninterrupted. Soon afterwards or. Lutz erected another two Story forme business and residence Structure the one which now faces High Street and which stood on the site of the Bank building. Being caught in the whirl of the Tornado a Little girl whose name by John d. Roberts death May be grim or pleasant it May come As a bossed Relief from suffering or a a tragedy but it is something that All of us must face. The longer we can put it off. The better a vast majority Ottis like it therefore the knowledge that the grim reaper has been laying a Lese heavy hand on Racine should he cheering. Or. I. F. Thompson City he Alth commissioner in his annual report for 1934, just issued shows that while one half of the death reported in 1910 occurred among people under 40 years of age. The average age of those who died in 19 34 was 5 4 years. That show Racine is becoming an older Community. Rato slightly higher. Total number of deaths in Fri City in 1934 was 817. This a slightly higher than the number that occurred in 1933 when the re were 571 deaths recorded. The reports throughout the state and nation show a similar exper once. The greatest number of do ath in any one year recorded in this City a in 1 920 when there were 70s. The 1 934 death rate 8.7, is likewise slightly higher than the rate of 8.1 for 1933. The rate of 8.7 compares very favourably in the opinion or. Thompson with the rate of 10 for the entire United states or of 9.2 for Wisconsin. Many reach old age. While the average age of death in 1934 was 54.4 year exactly one half of the deaths occurred in persons 60 years of age or Over. Or. Thompson says this has been True every year since 1931. In this connection be reports a with the knowledge that one half of All deaths in Racine occurred in persons Over 60 veal ctr age one is not surprised to find that the degenerative disease Are increasingly Given As the Cau a of death. We cannot lose sight of the fact that All must die. Of w e i Are escaping the diseases of Young her life there is certain to by an increase in those disease that Are i evidenced by a gradual breaking Down of the human Marline the heart and blood vessels liver and kidney and a disease of the aged cancer. A a actually this group of diseases accounted for 52 per cent of All the deaths in the City during the past year. A oin 1934, disease of hip heart Ltd the list of causes with 124 deaths More than one fifth of All deaths of these. 9 i or 7 per vent. Were in persons Over a Yea in age. From the records of 1r�34. It was found that in Racine after 60 years of age one in every three deaths was from diseases of the heart one in every six from cancer and one in every seven from disease of the kidney and liver. Accident on increase. A othere were 59 deaths from during the last year a continued the health commissioner. From one of the lesser causes a j a dents have become one of the t leading causes of death. This in primarily due to the coming of the motorcar. At present the increase of Drunken Driver in causing still greater hazards on the Highway. In 1932 there were to deaths from Auto accidents in 1 933 there were eight and in 1934 they numbered 18. Auto accidents accounted for 30 per cent of All accidental deaths in Racine in 1934. Falls in the Home Are the next greatest cause a dents cover Many kinds and Type of accidents drowning murder suicide Falls from Trees Falls on sidewalks smothering Burns Carbon monoxide Gas hit by motorcycle train and so Forth. A deaths from pneumonia svs remained comparatively level for the past five years. There were 34 recorded in 19 34. The average for the past five years 1930-1934 inclusive. Is 32. The average for the preceding five years to 1925-29 inclusive was 50.�?� White plague Pec Rem sing. The deaths from tuberculosis have shown a gradual decrease from 43 in 1910 to 19 in 1934 despise the fart that the population has increased to 7 0,700. Tho tuberculosis death rate per i i population in the entire United state is approximately 60. In Racine it a been under 30 for the past three year. The average age of death from this disease has steadily risen until it has reached 45 years an increase of 18 years since 1915 when the average age was 27 years. Or. Thompson in a comment int on these facts says. A whether the improvement in the number of tuberculosis deaths a been accomplished through a. Greater knowledge. Increased facility for rare or improved methods of treatment or from tile development of an immunity by the Public May be debated. But the fart remains that tuberculosis a been driven from the leading cause of death to a place not higher than sixth or seventh. Kind it Ion improve. A within the memory of experienced health ?� continued the commissioner a Oit was the Rule to judge the health rendition of a City by the figures of the death from diarrhoea and enteritis in children. Improved sanitary condition. Elimination of outdoor toilets. Citywide garbage collection insistence on pasteurized milk the development of a Safe water Supply and the knowledge of child care gained through books magazines and the newspaper and understanding of the value of pen Tal care Ami regular visits of the family physician or Well baby Elln ies have reduced the deaths from these diseases to a minimum. There were but two deaths from the diseases in Racine in 1 934. Twenty year ago these deaths numbered not lev thatt 20 to 50 each Yea r. A othere were fewer deaths from communicable diseases of any year of which we have record. These deaths numbered four. Of those three were from Scarlet fever. Two of the deaths from Scarlet fever were most unfortunate a the disease followed the birth of a child. When the Tornado appeared in the Southwest about 7 Oclock in the evening at the close of a sultry Day and with not a breath of is Given As Sarah Essmus sought of death by Accident. There were family of shelter under the wooden awning. To so recorded climbing on chairs rth main Tornado a were unknown in this in order to get something from read on so on of the country at that i my shelf slipping on highly Poi vhf a floor or in the Heth rub. Trip Mug rvs a Rug or object on the f a or. The other death listed under a air stirring the Lutz wore which John Lutz 2 70 no at v Low Street w a a member we rho second floor in the living n tar and the girl no doubt though she to it to to first floor we v cant. A Safe. While she escaped with the Tornado lifted the Structure i turn to Page 4, col. 2 rattle snaking is it ure for that tired feeling Elk Gene Ltd e <u.r>�?" when you tire of Beagling Boondo gling Bob sledding Ann stamp collecting try Rattlesnake Hunting. You done to have to worry about the game Laws. There Arentt any. The technique according to a la. Krosby and Ernest Wallace ardent san lists. Is to put Hook on a Rake handle reach into the a Nake holes and drag the reptile out. Then you stand about two feet away and let him have it with a .22 pistol. The Nice part of it is that a Rattlesnake will As Likely a not Aid your aim by twisting Hie head to peer Down the barrel of the gun. Crosby and Wallace spend there sunday St the sport bagging 3 or so in a Dav the snakes measuring up to three feet and with is to ten rattles

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