Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin in Racine, Wisconsin
24 May 1936

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24 May 1936

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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 24, 1936, Racine, Wisconsin What our readers have f i to say. Sunday journal times Isi will be any Cern re la this pita for comment cled cola in bulletin vol. 6 no. 6. Racine wis., sunday May 24,1936. Circulation Over 21,000 suggests plan to Aid bus patrons dear editor Thero it a detail Tho local bus transportation company can add to their buses that would Ald Many of the people who Board buses in the Center of town where All buses pass. I am sure Many will agree that a sign placed on each Side of the Center of the bus with the name of the bus route would prove advantageous to people who come from out of a store and suddenly see a bus waiting. In order to know the name of the bus they find it necessary to run in front of the bus to see the name plate. Sometimes they get there too late to do that and consequently they needlessly let their bus pass. I feel sure this item would be appreciated by users of buses. Ltd. F., Center St customs roots deep Many usages reveal origins far Back in history give youth a Chance married women told dear editor i happened to be present at s i d party one evening when the Opic of women working came up at my table. One said she did no to need to work As her husband made plenty. They have a Beautiful Home and new car and no children. So this lady says of she would no to know what to do with herself of she did no to work. And another said she did t need to w Ork either but that they used the Money she made to play poker with. Now i think of these women would just use common sense they would give up their jobs to some Young girl or boy. It to these women who drive our Young men and women to destruction. I am a married woman with a family and i know what the Young men and girls have to go through these Days j As their fathers done to earn enough to keep them with spending Money. P., Hubbard St shipyard Here destroyed by 6lazein1903 firm that launched the Pathfinder moved to Muskegon. Stray dogs stir Gardener s Wrath dear editor a couple of weeks ago there was a notice printed in the journal times telling All people who owned dogs to keep them tied up or the dog Catcher would take them to the Pound. I did t see Many dogs running Loose for a couple of Days but now they Are All out again. Can t something he done about it i wish the police would enforce this Law. The dogs when let run this time of the year Are a Public nuisance. They destroy newly planted gardens Flowers and shrubbery. I Hope you w ill print this letter or some other one on the same subject so x by see m. See the steel yacht Pathfinder built by the Racine boat manufacturing co. Whose Plant was burned 1 in the third largest fire in Racine to history on May 31, 1903, was the finest pleasure Craft to be launched at a great lakes Yard. Built for a Chicago Man it was admired whenever it entered a port. The Pathfinder is shown herewith lying at the company s docks on the South Side of the River East of Marquette Street Bridge. It was then about ready for its tests before acceptance. The Pathfinder i participated in a race to be run be tween Chicago and Milwaukee the other entrants being the whale Back Christopher Columbus and i the Virginia the latter of the Goodrich company. Something went awry on the Pathfinder while off Winnetka 111., and she was pulled out of the race. Keel Laid in 1896. The keel for the Pathfinder was Laid in the Large Frame Structure at the right in the picture the building being erected for that special purpose. For Many months the work of construction went on and she was ready for touring after a Little More than a year. The Pathfinder was launched that it May bring about the enforcement of the notice printed in your j pc it of and in leaving the shed Raper. Many thanks for the bulletin. The Craft tilted it the w. B., Thurston ave upper portion of her Hull striking the Side of the doorway and doing slight damage to several steel plates. It was difficult to launch such a Large Craft at that Point As the River is not very wide but it was accomplished without further mishap. Other Craft of her Type and size undoubtedly would have been built at that Plant had not the works burned completely. After without having to go of i the fire of 1903, Walter c. Rey nolds president of the company considered rebuilding on the same location. While consideration was being Given to that plan an offer from Muskegon mich., was received and the company located there. Boost Ball club writer recommends dear editor East sunday we saw the first Ball game of Racine to 1936 club and it seemed like the Good old Days again. The boys look Fine and have great spirit so let s get behind them so that we May see lots of Good games this summer to Chicago which is impossible for Many of us. The Large enthusiastic crowd of fans was encouraging the first Fame. The admission is moderately priced within reach of most everybody to pocketbook. Let to boost our Ball club and make it one that Racine May boast of. Ninth St wants to see better letters dear editor i would just like to say a few words on your a what our readers have to say column. When you first started the column it was interesting entertaining and educational. Now it has none of those qualifications. Too Many people Are exploiting your column merely to get an unearned Dollar. They either write to protest against the big Meany who stole their baby to kiddy car or have a Brilliant new scheme to Drain Root River. Your column could be of great service to Racine of it were used in the right Way. / Are letters containing practical i thought so scarce that you have to i print some of those which you do i Hope the people will Wake up and Start contributing some valuable thoughts. In closing i am not going to Tell you what a great paper you print. Instead i think it can be greatly improved. C. M., Frank a get student protests school regulation dear editor at the High school graduation when we All go on a spree a school Board regulation comes Down upon our glee. I think this expresses the feeling of every senior at Washington Park High school. I am graduating in june along with a few Hundred others and i have found that every time we had planned to do a Little out of the Ordinary we ran against a school Board regulation. At first we had planned to have a dinner dance at the Meadowbrook country club but there we ran against one. Then we decided to have it at hotel Racine but found that we would have to come Back to school for the dance. A certain regulation says we May have the banquet outside of school but we must have the dance in school. In t to Jat foolish in the first place we a maven to accommodations at school i for a dance. And in the second Ype tace i surely think we who Are Aid enough to know what we Are doing should be allowed to have a Little enjoyment. After All it is something to graduate. I wish the school Board could Realise How they turn to a go i col. 2 loss of $300,000. The greatest fire loss in the City was the big fire of May 5, 1883, when a Large Section of the downtown District burned. Next in amount of loss was the fire which destroyed the Large Plant of the Racine manufacturing co. Which occupied the entire Block on the East Side of what then was Mead Street Between sixth and eighth streets. That loss was $77,500. The boat company fire with a loss of $300,000, started in the boat works and soon spread to adjoining Frame buildings of the Case company and the lumber Yards of that concern. The spectacular part of that fire was when the Oil in the tanks of the Standard Oil co. Burned. Smoke and flames roared to a height of 150 feet or More. The above fire loss covered All of the damage done in that great fire. Policeman shoots 293 out of 300 bullets eyes St. Louis. A ins a pity the Holdup Man who attempts to shoot it out with Paul c. Spavor 30-year-old patrolman of the Central District of the St. Louis police department. Spavor is the Best shot on the local police Force. He recently turned in the amazing score of 293 out of a possible 300 bullets eyes in a tournament to decide the most expert Marksman in the department. Ordinary hat tipping once sign of slavery hello began As a Ohail to you Quot buttons on men to coat sleeves at first an Aid when dueling fans traced to chinese. L Muto. Winner of Moore vanity Gas Range a mrs. J. Shebenik 1819 Franklin Street is shown Here with the grand prize Moore Range Given by the Mohr Jones hardware company in the recent journal times cooking school. Hubert Johnson. Behind each Way of doing a thing lies a reason which often has been dressed up by civilization and superstition until it has lost its original meaning. A glance into the past reveals that Many of the present Day customs have roots farther Back in history than the average person realizes. The present hat tipping is now the Mark of a gentleman but the custom originated As the Mark of slavery. In ancient times when one Man realized he was weaker than another he signified his inferiority by prostrating himself. Later he merely Knelt or bowed. When Armor became male attire the knights removed their helmets in the presence of their Liege lords. In respect to an equal the Knight would raise his visor. Tho modern tipping of hats was but a step from this. Handshaking originated As a truce when men were fighting. This custom enabled each adversary to be sure that his foe would not Stab him in the Back or commit similar foul play. The custom extended to friends no would offer their weapon hands. Based on superstition. The custom of covering the woman born As parents reached u. S., on pension a child born in Castle Garden new York now has reached the age of 67 and recently has been granted Aid by the Racine old age assistance administration although considerable time was required in legally establishing her age. Martin Draeger investigator to whom the woman s application was referred in tracing the entry of the parents to this country ascertained that it corresponded with a a to � it St j k x v pm i a. X1 to a k Quot Pearl Harbor tested As naval repair shop ?" a testing the efficiency of Pearl Harbor repair facilities four Navy cruisers have been assigned for annual overhaul Here this year. Orders have been Given the Richmond Portland Minneapolis and Louisville to come Here during the summer. Heavier Craft May follow. Strategically entered for vessels disabled at sea Pearl Harbor repair activities have been increased recently. They Are to be augmented by a $9,000,000 floating dry Dock destined to make the Navy Yard one of the most efficient in the West _ journal times photo prize Cooperator won by mrs. Charles Olson pictured Here is mrs. Charles Olson 1327 Howe Street proud Winner of the Cooperator at the journal times cooking school. This Cooperator was the gift of the Fox ice company of Racine. Beauty rest mattress won by mrs. Grace Nielsen the Bloch furniture company of Racine contributed this valuable gift to the journal times cooking school. The surprised Winner mrs. Grace Nielsen 1117 Grove Avenue is pictured above. Journal times photo waiters must shave Heads rumanian edict ?" ins a All waiters must have their Heads shaved beginning june i 1936, states a regulation of the rumanian ministry of Public health. This decree caused considerable excitement among the personnel of restaurants and cafes who consider themselves insulted by the implication that their cleanliness is in question. Consequently they have threatened to strike. After Long discussions the Union of rumanian waiters agreed to have their Heads shaved on condition that their employers should not Force them to Wear evening dresses stiff collars and shirts during the hot summer month a a or stamp group plan project to display collections to Foster interest in Hobby. Stamp collectors identified with the Belle City stamp club Are making plans whereby they expect to create More interest in j the Hobby among members of the organization and the general pub j lie it was announced by the group. Soon application will be made j to the Secretary of state for a j charter to organize a corporation to manage a civic project by which it will care for valuable donations of stamp collections air mail covers stamp less covers and philatelic material. Material offered. A member of the organization explained that material obtained will be displayed in an electric lighted show Case in a Library or museum As soon As facilities can be obtained. A great Deal of material already has been offered and As soon As vault space can be acquired the offered material will be indexed and stored until a permanent place can be provided. A great Many collectors tire of stamp collections a member of the club said and do not care to dispose of their specimens but Are pleased to loan them if allowed to View the specimens when seized by the philatelic urge. Banquet planned. It was explained by a clubman that a civic group does not consist of postage stamp collectors but also of travel and transport views such As Early stage coaches locomotives steamers and air planes. The club through a committee is planning for a banquet to be held some time in june. Or the Date of birth Given by the applicant. The age was verified by or. Draeger in writing to the county clerk in Waukegan 111., where the family settled soon after being released from Castle Garden. Russ Alford clerk to whom or. Draeger made his inquiry replied that the father of the applicant Henry Gransee arrived in Waukegan in 1868 and that the Date of entry into this country was March 28 of that year. Final citizenship papers were obtained by or. Gransee nov. 4, 1884, the clerk wrote to or. Draeger. Birth of the applicant occurred in Castle Garden when the parents were unprepared for the Natal event it was explained to or. Draeger. Women immigrants came to the Mother to assistance with clothing sufficient to tide the family Over until it settled in Waukegan. The child was not robust at birth and it was feared she would die. The parents were lutherans but were unable to find a pastor of that Faith among the immigrants. A methodist minister however was one of the group and at the request of the parents held a baptismal service for the child. Arriving in Waukegan the father obtained employment in a Nursery and continued in the work for Many years. In Germany the father had been a cultivator of Flowers. Sign bars women so they come in ?" ims a Dan Sullivan Learned about women when he went into the Saloon business. Sullivan a Veteran Denver bartender recently opened a tavern of his own. He knew just what sort of a place he wanted to run. Immediately inside his door he placed a Large sign Reading a Ono women ?� his first customer was a woman. The second person to enter the place was another woman. The Rush of fair customers continued throughout the Day. Sullivan removed the sign. Weather notes Washington May 23.�?" or a weather Outlook for the period of May 25 to 30 a for the Region of the great lakes generally fair first of week except showers in the lower lakes Region monday showers in West portion by wednesday or thursday and in East thursday or Friday temperature mostly below Normal first half of week and above latter halt Mouth when yawning is based on a Savage superstition that a Demon could Fly into the open Mouth and seize Possession of a person to body. The German a gesundheit a the italian a of Salute and the English a Good bless you after a sneeze is based on the same principle. A of hello was originally a Ohail to you then a health to you and finally the present form. A Good be with you became a Good but wit yes and then �??� the term Dixie was popularized by a song that was written about a Plantation owned by a or. Dixie Early in the nineteenth Century on Manhattan Island. He became famous for his kindness to his slaves and finally was persuaded by abolitionists to sell his slaves Many of whom cried to be Back in the a Oland of ?� Story of �??� a mister was first the roman a magi Stern or master of his household. The word came to England from France As �??� it was anglicized into a omasters and then �??� mrs. Or a of missus was a omis Teress a then �??� until the revolutionary War an unmarried woman also was called �??� then the single woman was addressed in writing As �??� the Oral form gradually followed the written. Uncle Sam the whiskered Man in striped trousers was known to army men in the War of 1812. A Ebeneezer Anderson was in charge of an army store at Troy n. Y. The shipments sent to his store were marked e. ?"u. The soldiers declared that the initials stood for Ebeneezer Anderson and Uncle Sam. The dutch new yorkers used to Call the Connecticut englishmen a of yanking or a of Johnny is one explanation for the term �??� the term might have been a result of the indians to verbal murder of a Langlais a French for English. The Best theory declares that the word is based on the scotch word a Yankie a meaning Sharp or shrewd. Coat buttons Date Back. The useless buttons on a Many to coat sleeve have come Down from the time when our ancestors were swordsmen and needed the buttons to keep their sleeves out of the Way while they were slashing each other into hamburger. The slits in the backs of men to Coats Are needless now. They originally were Cut that Way to fit the Saddle when horses were the thing. Women to fans were invented by the chinese. It is declared that a Princess had her face masked As was the custom during a religious ceremony. The mask became uncomfortably warm. Not daring to remove the mask entirely lest some common person gaze upon her comeliness she unfastened it and used it As one Waves a fan. Umbrellas marked Royalty. Nowadays umbrellas Are used for the prosaic purpose of keeping off the rain or Sun but in the More imaginative East the Royalty carried them to indicate their rank. The rulers used to hold their councils under Trees. When palaces were built the umbrellas were substituted for the Trees to overshadow the throne. In the East the umbrella became the Emblem of sovereignty which the throne became in the West. The titles of some of the rulers indicates this witness the King of Burma was called a ohis glorious and most excellent majesty reigning Over the umbrella wearing princes of the East the ruler of Ava was the a oking of the White elephant and lord of 24 ?� umbrellas were used by the women of Shakespeare to period. However it was another Century before the powerful male dared Brave the catcalls of the imps enough to be seen in Public with an umbrella. Beds protected Sleeper. The four poster Beds Are remnants of the Norse sleeping Booths. The norsemen slept in a bed that could be locked up at night to protect him from his enemies. When a less dangerous age came and a Man could be More sure of a Good night s sleep the Walls of the Booth were discarded but the Pil turn to Page 9, column i students kissed for science now study overtime Tucson ?" ins a scientific kissing is the rage at the University of Arizona. Means of a device to record the heart beats members of a psychology class first worked the kissing Experiment. To remove the personality Factor the boys were blindfolded and then kissed by a coed. The instrument often recorded a gain of too per cent in the heart beats. That was All with the approval of the professors but subsequent extensive a of overtime in Laboratory work and frequent demonstrations at greek sorority and fraternity parties made faculty wonder if perhaps the co eds and a oeds May not be imposing a Little too much on science. Racine in line for industries Breivogel sees chances in recent migratory tendency. Recent tendency of big business to leave Large cities and establish themselves in Small communities should attract new industries to Racine in the opinion of planning Engineer Milton w. Breivogel who recently attended a conference of planning engineers in Richmond a. In his report on this trip to the planning commission thursday night or. Breivogel told of the work being accomplished by the National resources Board All of which pointed to the opportunities of Small planned communities. Texan urges planning. Congressman Maury Maverick of Texas described at the convention the need for a permanent Federal planning Agency. He described the great losses being experienced annually in America As a result of Lack of proper control of resources. Examples included the erosion of soil deforestation waste of water resources of Oil of fuel and other minerals All part of the National wealth and belonging he said to the Public. This Federal planning Agency he said must appreciate these resources suggest remedies policies and regulation As a guide to Congress states and local communities. Purpose of the studies now being made by the National resources Board were explained at the convention according to or. Breivogel. One of them is to Catalon according to definite characteristics the desirability of a City from the Point of View of Liva Bleness in the Region of which it is a part the possibilities for future growth and the desirability of such growth. In state of diffusion. Thus far the study has shown that Industry and Commerce and to some extent population within Large Urban regions is in a state of diffusion or migrating from great centers to the smaller Industrial communities. A Racine is in a position to profit by such migration a said or. Breivogel. A of planned Community will in itself attract Industry since it assures such Industry Protection for its growth and the conveniences which Are desirable for an economical ?� old fashioned hayride May make comeback Milwaukee. A up a the old fashioned Hay rack is coming to town this summer to make a bid for popularity along with the automobile and speedboat. City boys and girls in Milwaukee Are going to have the Opportunity to enjoy the thrills that were dad to and Mother to Back in their courting Days. Arrangements have been made at Brown Deer Park for Hay rack parties Over the winding five Miles of Road in the Park. Farmers living nearby will Supply the Racks Hay and horses and will do the driving

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