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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - November 23, 1947, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday St bulletin vol. 18, no. 29. Racine wie., sunday november 16, 1947. T rages veterans play Santa but dad still foots Bill los Angeles Nea a Santa Claus will come to the House and see the children this year. For a tee. Just like a Sitter. This will save fathers the hardship of gluing on false whiskers and stuffing the Midriff with pillows at least in los Angeles where the local american veterans committee is setting up a Santa service at $3.50 a visit no extra charge for Large families. Idea from Switzerland. The ave got its idea from Switzerland where visits by Santa to children in their Homes is a tradition. Los Angeles veterans think it s the first time it to Ever been done in the u. S., and right now Are training 500 members in two week courses for the yuletide Job. The Price of the visit includes a preliminary conference with parents to Brief Santa on gifts that should not be encouraged. The santas for hire Are getting lessons in How to steer Junior s conversation away from bicycles for instance. If his parents Are planning a Scooter or a Wagon instead. A Flat a Ono is prohibited by rules of the ave Santa Claus division a hedging method is preferred. For the same fee Santa will also put in a plug for spinach carrots and other items which mothers have trouble peddling to their youngsters. Holding uniform drills. The Amateur santas Are holding preliminary uniform drills right now. With emphasis on How to Wear Pillow s. The Pillow s Are anchored with a drawstring around the Waist and Chest but the Rule Book says that in Rase the stuffing drags Anchor in the midst of a visit. Santa is to assume a Napoleonic stance grabbing the Pillow with a hand thrust inside his jacket and beat a Hasty Retreat. Presents go along with each visit. The santas will carry a teabag or a Barracks bag. Depending on the Branch of service in which they served. Tile Only thing the ave is worried about is the rented beards. They re attached with Chin guards ear wires and elastic. If a curious youngster yanks at Santa a whiskers and the whiskers snap Berk in Santa s face do the parents get a refund on the visit present whiskers los Angeles ave santas l. A. Carry. Ben liable. George Bodle and Allen Hoking or left to right line a for inspection by mrs. Ben Bonaldo. Portable Waistline Allen hoist Ager. Los Angeles Veteran in training a a visiting Santa feta bus staffing and jaded by Ben Kina Ida ave is coaching so of its Awber for the role. Careful there or. Skeeter victim s blood May be Poison ?"4 Abs or. P n quarantine said that judge jails three thieves Appleton. Wig a w a three member of a burglary gang which terrorized is northeastern and Central Wisconsin counties received state reformatory and prison sentences saturday in the court of municipal judge Oscar j. Irfan legs. The sentences passed were for burglaries in out Agamie county. Authorities said the youths still could be prosecuted by officials of other counties where they made their raids. Stiffest sentence was handed Clifford Anderson. 25. Oshkosh ringleader of the gang charged with burglary he received sentences to Waupun state prison on six counts. If9it j t a r he was sentenced to one to two ill too i of j years on the first one to eight years on the second one to five Bakersfield. Calif so up a years on the third one to to years five year old m y r e 11 a Jones. On each of the next three whose battered body Ira found the court ruled that the sen in a Cave monday died a a of Fence on the second count would result of blow upon the head run consecutively to the sentence Del ered with Homicidal intent Quot on the first with terms on the last by Joyce Nichols her 19-year-old four counts to run concurrently to tamale. Coroner Norman c. The first two House has ruled. Thomas Fucker. 21. Appleton. At an inquest without july. The area known to Harbor insect who earlier had pleaded guilty to Nichols girl tearfully admitted of borne diseases such As yellow gop faces stiff climb by George Gallup director. American Institute of Public of Tolan Princeton. N. J a the Republican party faces an Uphill climb in the next eleven months to convince wage earners Farmers and White Collar workers that it can run the Federal government better than the democratic party. As the administration s program is being placed before the special congressional session the weight of voter opinion is that democrats can Best handle both foreign and Domestic affairs. Percentage Wise the preference i is not Large and one fifth of voters see no difference at All be j tween the abilities of the two major parties. However All occupational groups except professional and business people give the Bilge to the democrats big groups against Chip in other words. C o p. Strategists. Looking for Large numerical i support today find the biggest population groups voting against them. Among manual workers the largest group of All. The vote is better than three to two. A National Cross Section of thousands of voters a asked this question by Institute interviewers As you feel today which political party the democratic or the Republican can handle these two problems better i foreign affairs that is dealing with Russia and other countries of the world and 2 Domestic affairs that is. Handling problems Here at Home the National vote foreign affairs. Democrats handle better Republican Bandle better 2s no difference. 22 no opinion. 17 Domestic affairs. Democrats Bandle better 35% Republican handle better 29 no difference. 21 no opinion is hero is the Way various population groups vote on the same question foreign affairs which can handle better no. No dem. Rep. Diff. Open. Prof. A bus. 23% 42% 19% 11% White Collar 31 ii 12 ii Farmers 39 29 21 19 manual workers. 39 29 23 is Domestic affair no. No dem. Rep. Diff. Open. Prof. A bus. 29% 45% 17% 19% White Collar m 34 19 15 far ours 34 27 21 it Chi cog t of new look All Kennedy s doing when Martin Kennel a left was a candidate. Masse cd Kelly i fir Btl and i lieutenant. Jacob Arrey i Center i crowded into this pie Tore Al a rails and reentered big smile. Kennedy now mayor and non political t Hicaro Are still smiling. The others Aren t. By s. Burton Brath Chicago. A Nea this City s Long notorious government is getting a face lifting. One of the horrible examples of american civic administration is being put onto a business basis. The Job is being done by a 60-year old warehouseman who worked his Way up from the stockyard District without Benefit of College. Martin Kennelly never before ran for elective office never canvassed a Ward distributed a food Basket or found a Job for a party worker. He tried to Duck the democratic nomination by spending the Day on a suburban Golf course where he could no to be found. Became National figure. Kennelly has been mayor Only seven months. He has avoided any program of �? he has re framed from telling the City Council what it must or should t do. He has shown no intention of using City Hall Power and patronage to purge the odorous democratic machine. As yet he has not replaced a single department head inherited from mayor cd Kelly Nash machine Kelly. Or. That Short time without Rev May indict major Meyers workers. 94 29 24 Analysed by geography Teal sections. The vote shows Only slight fluffs from the National pattern the evidence except of course for heavy dem charges. Washington �?ii9 a the Justice do tart Merit announced saturday it will seek criminal mad Tronn this week possibly involving charges of War fraud perjury and conspiracy against maj. Gen Bennett e. Meyer. The Justice department s announcement w As made less than three hours after a Senate War investigating subcommittee completed its hearings into the Complex a inside financial ventures of Meyers a former top officer in the air forces wartime procurement div upon. Arnold flays subordinate. The hearing closed with the wartime chief of the air forces Gen. H of Arrand declaring that Meyers was a liar and a disgrace to the uniform he wore the indictments to be sought Here next week will be foe More serious charges than income tax evasion if the grand jury finds warrant such lean up of Chicago political. Here lbs mayor left and tiber officials watch extermination Job a port of a plan to improve sanitation. A Val Socrat support in Southern states Armand mid agriculture department scientists have cleared the first hurdle in a search for ways to make a Man s blood kill any disease bearing insect that bites him. The chief of the Depan ment s Bureau of entomology and Plant in expert plane rescues 7 from blazing ship find girl 13, menu the scientists have successfully fed insecticides to rabbits in doses so Small that the poisons caused no detectable harm to the animals yet killed the yellow fever mosquitoes and body lice that sucked their blood. Those working on this project. _ Phi of i1� Quot a of a dramatic insecticide that might Rescue in Chatham Strait Juneau Alaska a Aik a seven persons and a 4-year-old child escaped from the flaming motor atty. Gen. Tom c. Clark previously announced that he would seek a tax evasion indictment when the Senate subcommittee finished its investigation. Witness at the Meyers hearing testified that the Burly Cigar smoking general profited by $131.-000 during the War through secret ownership of the aviation electric ship North pass saturday when corp at Vandalia. Ohio which an Alaska coastal airlines am is Nch a Dayton a promises veterans dividends on insurance a a one shot be fed or injected into animal or Man and kill any insects that bite i him. But Annand said Many difficulties remain. Of such a process can be developed. Scientists say it would rank among the greatest of medi. Cal developments saving thous to ands of lives and millions of Del. A southbound pan Amer Tran Jar it airways Clipper sighted the or. Anna of mid that if such a no in ship and radioed cast a one shot Quot dose had been available guard Headquarters in Juneau. 70 mile South of Here the North pass was in route from the Hydaburg. Alaska. Indian convention to Hoonah when an explosion in a Gas Lank sent flames raging out of control. The during the War it could have been administered to troops assigned to going with my my to the rave monday afternoon. She testified that she played with the younger girl after the latter undressed. Then. Joyce said. A Oshe did t want to Puy any More and said she was going to Tell Ber grandmother. i hit her with a or. J. D. Kirsch a urn. Kern county general Hospital pathologist. Mid his autopsy disclosed Myrtu had been struck at least two charges of possessing stolen property was sentenced to serve Cine to two years at the Green Bay reformatory on the first count and one to five years on the second charge sentences to run concurrently. French vote new Premier _ ,. _. Five times. Death he found was Aris Rort Schuman a a injuries to the Scalp became Premier of trance Satur exposing the brain tissue and Day night. I he reported discovering Indica the National Assembly gave the ton of personal abuse former finance minister a member funeral sen ices for Myrtu of the moderate popular Republic grrr m Hedu cd tor monday can movement the vote of Condi Dence he asked in order to form a government to a defend the Republic the Vole was 412 in favor with Only Ibi votes of the communists and their sympathizer in opposition. Supporter of Gen. Charles de Gaulle either voted in favor of Schuman or abstained to All. 28 deputies a beamed or were absent from the chamber fonday night the Assembly refused a vote of Confidence in Leon Blum the socialist Leader got Ekx vote failing by nine to obtain the majority Neom turf to give Nim authority to form a government succeeding that headed by Paul a matter resigned fever malaria and typhus such a a one shot Quot insecticide the Rescue plane piloted by Ray hem Haw. Took off and reached the rapidly sinking vessel 90 minutes after it was sighted by the dipper the plane landed on top of the Justice department proposed action. Meyers also laces possible action by the army. He is a retired officer drawing $461 a month in disability Pennon a a it martial Lorn Arnold i former Boe said a the last witness before the Senate hearing that some of Meyers statement on the basis of the Senate evidence Laid him open to court martial. A possible a i for fear fraud charge might be that he used his personal influence As a procurement officer to see to it that aviation electric corp. Got War contracts Lawrence Bell. Head by Douglas Lassen Washington a Nea a a surplus estimated to be Between St 5 and 92 billions which like Topsy. A Ojest glowed to in the Veteran administration National service life insurance fund. Will be distributed among the nation to veterans in Cash. Payment is a staggering Job. One of the first tasks is to determine just How much insurance was in Force at the end of each month since the Start of Nesli. This Job alone mean carefully checking through the files of 19 million policies. To do the Job a officials Esth great Mam,.it or Veteran to a two 2000 4000 who held a i. Durance policy More than re now on Aland to get Tome Money bark re ? payroll would be needed. A Gard re of whether they have let Quot cd or mont7 tor he of Purpo to policies lapse. This is the first official announcement by a that nearby and the passengers pad would save the american live died to in dinging to a tiny Skiff of or Bell aircraft co., testified Stock Industry alone hundreds of launched from the flaming Craft s that he gave the company More millions of dollars annually. Deck. I than $1000.ooo in War contracts. The surplus fund will be divided among Al present plus most former g i. Policy holders and that payments will be in Cash. Based upon the most conservative estimate of the size of the fund it is believed the average dividend will be 9100 per Veteran. A officials their selves refuse to estimate How big the surplus last year but was turned Down by the Bureau of the budget. Asking Congress for a supplemental appropriation to do the Job soon is a question now being discussed in a. How soon will veterans get a dividend on their policies eighteen months is the most optimistic estimate. Even after Congress appropriates Money for the bookkeeping task it would probably take More than a year to corals. All they admit is that there it ,. Tew. A surplus. But an investigator p at top Speed from Congress who has worked a Bra Salt on a books estimates the sum 1 a insurance officials say there to be at least la 5 billions. The will have to be a time limit on american legion experts say it How Long a i has had his policy is 92 billions and could be Mort in Force in order to qualify for a tables outdated dividend. This in part will be chief recon tor the it Urple. ,11 term Imd by How much Money Elution or sensation just by ran i Ning Chicago the Way he did g i warehouse business he has become a National figure. Already democrats Are saying that he is their White Hope to run the gop out of the state Capitol next year. And already admirers including some who dislike the democratic organization. Res a my that he will have to be considered in presidential discussions about j 1952. Or surely by 1958. Since May 15, mayor Kennelly has rung up a number of what most mayors would describe As achievements. For examples the school system was Ridden by politics. Kennelly proposed centralizing authority in the superintendent. Organized labor bitterly opposed the idea. Kennelly called in their spokesman and representatives of other interested groups sat them around a table and told them a gentlemen i think there is some misunderstanding. Let to Iron it it took All Day. But the result was full agreement. The measure went through the Republican controlled legislature. One of Kennelly to first acts was to appoint a housing commission of non political leaders. Err a Ai i my a m Tiou ing ii emergency. A housing Isno to a he told them. A oils an emergency. We j done to want any More surveys or studies. We want a definite i working a summer to hard work produced a slum clearance new housing program. The legislature few tas persuaded to put up Sio millions for slum clearance and s3 5 millions for Low Cost housing. The cite put up $15 millions for each. With other Money Ken a Nelly a More than $50 millions now. He expects it to clean up some i Graceful areas plus encourage and help private Enterprise to put up $125 millions j Worth of Homes. A vacancy and two unforced resignations permitted Kennelly to get a civil service commission genuinely interested in the Merit j system. The legislature has approved a new Central purchasing j Agency and Kennelly is trying to j find a $50,000 a year commissioner i who can and will serve for $10-$12,000 a year. He called in Kelly to police commissioner. John c. Prender Gast and told him a of you Treth i Boss. I believe you tre honest. From now on you tre taking orders from i nobody but me. There la be no pressure. Now go out and clean things a i teach a Mara. Chicago has Long been considered a soft touch for almost any sort of criminal racketeer or Gambler. Objective observers say it Isno to any More. They say the bars now close on time. Slot machines have disappeared except in private clubs. Ifs hard to find a Bookie joint operating with Wall sheets mostly if you want to bet on the horses or the games you have to locate a sneak operator. Visitors to the Windy City Long have been disgusted by its filthy streets. Garbage collections from Homes lagged to an average of less than once a week. In some sections householders would pass up empty garbage cans to toe their filth into vacant lots. Kennelly got onto that too. He has been conducting a Campaign to build up neighbourhood Pride. He has stepped up the morale of Street cleaners and garbage collectors. He has got collections Back onto a once a week basis which May seem pretty bed in some cities but is at least Par boys 16, face Kidnap charges Oklahoma City the Federal Bureau of investigation mid a Lindbergh Lear Quot Kidnap i charge would be filed in Federal court against two Chicago boy accused of tying a texan to a hotel j bed Here at gun Point and then stealing his car. The victim was Stephen William Cloud 45. Dallas a Bridge construction superintendent who was found tied spread Eagle to the bed saturday after lie worked a Towel gag out of i Mouth and cried for help. Flank Raff the boys held in the Creek san Diego. ?" a a county jail in Sapulpa near Tulsa Martin Mariner pm Navy plane were identified by the Fri As John there is found to be in the Kitty. Present estimate is that 90 per cent of All former gis who bought agree is the fad that outdated mortality tables had to be used ,, Quot Quot a when Back. Approximately is Miles w-?.5t�?� Quot rvs to. Jyh former servicemen held a total ii. The tables used were based o Milton Poi Cir a Man could take out More than one policy As Long As the total was t reported a missing Quot of today on in flight from Alameda to san Diego was found Axle at the naval air station the Lith naval District announced. Rudolph pry k of and Edward Louis Totten both 14 and both from Chicago they were captured peacefully two hours after Clouds to discovery. On death rates in America of Many generations ago. People live longer now. premiums which i had to pay and Are still paying Are too High. In addition the general a insurance fund has been drawing three per cent interest from the taxpayer while it has been in the u s. Treasury. Another possible i explanation for the great size of i the surplus is the unexpectedly Large number of veterans who have let their policies lapse. They paid million into the fund. Never took anything out and now the government does no to have to keep aside any Money for the event of their death. I the a has been unsuccessful in keeping up with its current Durance bookkeeping and it has completely neglected the problem of the growing surplus and the need to repay it to policy Over 910,000 Worth. Of the conservative estimate of la 5 billions is taken As the size of the surplus it Means that the average dividend would be Hoo. This would vary according to How much insurance a Man held. How Long he had kept it paid up. And his age. After the first big dividend is declared. A says that its bookkeeping will be in shape to declare future yearly dividends to veterans who have kept their policies in Force to compensate for the higher premiums caused by a a Atherine the new mayor recently was handed a 1948 budget 94.500.000 out of balance. The real estate tax is legged by state Law. The legislature refused to give Chicago any of its sales tax Revenue. Kennelly induced the Council to adopt a i per cent tax on amusements. That Industry objected bitterly. The mayor broke his own Rule by urging the Council to act. A of was t putting pressure on ?� he explains. A of was sharing the responsibility and the blame of there is when i asked mayor Kennelly what he considered his Moat important accomplishment he glided lightly Over some of these items and dismissed them All. A Otheya tre not accomplish scents yet Quot he said. A Othey re just promising starts. Well have la see How they work out. A of think the. Biggest thing r have done was getting the people interested in their City two Mon foe trial in in Miner Premium Cameo 07 a by. The outdated mortality tables ror he Chi Fig by Rio Fly which were used. Dont look now. Or Petrillose c Goddard a Fanner near Bolivar. To. Hits upon a record Way of beating High building material Costa me using discarded phonograph discs from a local radio station to Weenie proof his Bam. Above be nails another Platter in place. Oust Mikolajczyk Warsaw uhf the Council of ministers announced saturday that Stamslaw Mikoljczyk. Former holders in the form of a dividend. Vat serb Job. Vice Premier and Leader of the computing the a of the sur polish peasant party had been Pius and devising a method of re stripped of his polish cite Manip. Edgartown. Mass. A or a two Cape Cpd men face charge of Hunting wild geese from an air plane. Warrants were obtained against the men charging specifically that the men Hun fed a migratory game Birds to wit Canadian geese by use of an

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