Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin (Racine, Wisconsin) Sunday, October 15, 1939 - Page 1 Max Heck 2

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Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin (Racine, Wisconsin)  
Sunday, October 15, 1939 - Page 1 Max Heck 2
 - Hanored Ftsaeew. ' Judge H^, as h «Kc6ntinue <l...
Hanored Ftsaeew. ' Judge H^, as h «Kc6ntinue <l to be latownrcihg after hi^ served as county judge and/in fact, up to hiii death, was bom in Chicago, and came to Racine with his parents parents when he was six months old. Of German descent, he loved the traditions of old Germany, and often paid tribute to the pioneering pioneering efforts of the stalwart Ger|mans Ger|mans who helped in a very material material way in the development of Wisconsin. Prior to 1894, there were at least two German organizations in' Racine, Racine, one composed largely of Lutherans, Lutherans, and the other Af Catholics. Catholics. Judge Heck's idea was that religious and pohtical behefs should be discarded and the existing existing groups should combine in'one strong organization with a common common purpose, that of perpetuatmg the memories and traditions.-of their ancestors and former fellow countrymen, and.of fostering l»et- ter Americanism. With this in view, he; called several members of the existing groups,as well as others interested,' together. They met in the office of Henry Bonn, then editor of the Correspondent, a newspaper published weekly in the German language. The idea was accepted; and a temporary organization was formed in September, ISiM, with (Turn to Page 6, C«rf. ;1.)

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Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin (Racine, Wisconsin)15 Oct 1939, SunPage 1
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