The Journal Times from Racine, Wisconsin on April 16, 1945 · 5
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The Journal Times from Racine, Wisconsin · 5

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Council Faces Three Sessions Racine's city council will work overtime thisj week. At 7:30 tonight the committee of the whole will hold the I meeting which was postponed Friday because of the death of President Roosevelt. Matters before the committee will be acted upon and referred to the regular council session, also scheduled tonight. I Tuesday evening the new council will hold its first meeting. New aldermen, John Theos (1st), Fred Heimes (3rd). Philip Dahlberg (11th) and Stanley Gfazdiei (15th), will be installed. The new council will hear Mayor Francis H- Wendt's address and will elect a council president. George Due (13th) has indicated he will not be a candidate for re election to this post. Also to be named at the; council meeting are new committee members, a harbor master, and a city; clerk. M anne Suffers Pfc. Mathieus. WoundTDuring Iwo Jima Battle Mr", and Mrs. Ray Mathieus of 1613 Douglas avenue, have : been i i notified that their son, Pfc. Clifford- R. Mathieus, was wounded in action on Iwo Jima while serving with the 4th marine division. He has been in a hospital in the south Pacific since March 6. During his 16 months overseas, Mathieus was in action in the Marshall islands, and at Saipan and Tinian. His brother, Kenneth E. Mathieus, is training at Camp Maxey, Texas, SAILOR IN ACTION DURING ROCKET BARRAGE ' Mr. and Mrs. John p. Roberts, Sr., of 1024 Main street, have received a letter from ; their son, John D. Roberts, Jr., PhM'.lc, 21, telling them the craft on which he is serving was in the rocket ship flotilla . which bombed Iwo Jima before jthe marines landed. It was his sixth major in vasion. Roberts f cently compl ed his minori enlistment the navy, was awarded the good conduct " medal, and iigned up for a two year extension, His ship recently assisted in re moving 420 natives from a Marshall island atoll a few hours before they were to have been slaught-i eredj by the Japs to save food. He wrote that his craft took off 120 of the natives who had had no medical attention for 18 months, and that he did his best to "patch them up. Z J f It 1 : I' .;'q'' ' J 20 DIE IN CRASH The tail rudder is all that remains of a Pennsylvania Central Airlines plane which crashed into a West Virginia mountainside, killing 20 passengers and crew members, including five army men. ' ! j J i I re-let- in IS, A . S s. J J PhM 1c Roberts. War Truax Prisoners of To Work at i lIADISON U.R) Several hundred prisoners of war will be assigned to Truax field, Madison, to prevent labor shortages in a number of essential projects, Brig. Gen. Vincent J. Meloy post commander, announced today. The prisoners will perform essential skilled and unskilled work vhich is permitted by the Geneva convention, and the war department, according ito a statement from army air forces training command headquarters at Fort Worth, Texas. j ' Their jobs will include shoe ire-pairing, road building, soil erosion control, carpentry, automotive maintenance, plumbing,, tailoring, sign painting, masonry, furniture and cabinet! making, incinerator operation and gardening. A minimum of 100 prisoners .are being assigned to; several stations of the AAF training command, Meloy said, j t Portland cement does not come from Portland or! any part of the United States, but from England. icavaniuiiiii) (Ts ANY SUFNGK SE TO ENDUl) I The torture of Piles is merciless. But whether it is pain, itching, irritation of Piles, or other rectal afflictions, not requiring surgical attention, you should get quick, palliative relief with Thornton 6. Minor's Rectal Ointment or Rectal Suppositories. Help to soften hardness; tend to shrink swelling. A doctor' t formula used conjunctively at one of world's oldest clinics for rectal ailments. 1-ox.Tube with applicator node, 41XO. Thornton 6. Minor Rectal Sup. positories, 12 to box. $1.10. If not sa&-Isfied, low cost refunded. At Good Druggisrs Everywhere Offer Dying Baby For Experiment As Last Resort COLUMBUS, : Ohio. fU.R) The parents of curly-haired Carol Suzanne Cline offered her as a guinea pig for experimental surgery today in the last-resort hope that he might be saved from approaching death. The 8-months-old girl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. Cline, was born without a bile duct from her liver. Medical science termed her case hopeless and said she might live three months more. Cline, a senior OPA investigator, made a nationwide appeal through the United Press in hope that someone, somewhere, might have done experimental work in such cases. ! "Somewhere in the United States there may be a medical man who has a new idea," Cline said, "a new treatment which may save the life of our baby. We can't give up without a battle. We'll take any chance that offers." . -A leading Columbus surgeon operated on Carol Suzanne last week and found her liver swollen to several times its normal size. He said there was no vestige of a duct and only a miracle could save her. Mayor of Green Bay Certified in Recount GREEN BAY, Wis. C?) Dominic Olejniczak was certified as the elected mayor of Green Bay when the election committee of the city council, sitting as a board of canvassers, made its report Saturday. Chester S. McDonald, Olejni-czak's opponent in the recerit election, asked for a recount. The board found irregularities but no fraud in the election, and termed the omission of city ballots from the boxes regrettable. Olejniczak previously had been sworn in as mayor. 2 New Tax Bills To Be Proposed At Senate Caucus MADISON (U.R) Two new tax bills will be proposed to the senate caucus tomorrow in an effort to raise' enough money for Gov. Walter Si Goodland's $23,000,000 building progranv for educational and welfare institutions, senate republican leader Warren Knowles said today. i The new tax proposals result from a financial conflict between the governor's post-war building program and a highway segregation j bill already passed by the assembly, j Senators will be asked to choose between an extra two-cent-a-pack tax On cigarets or a surtax of possibly 10 per cent on corporation incomes over $100,000, Knowles said.! i A third tax, on corporation incomes, also Will be proposed to increase the present $7,000,000 state veterans' fund. ? The tax bills are being drafted rby the senate legislative procedure committee, composed of chairmen of all senate committees. All of its members are republicans. REHEARSE FOR V-E DAY LONDON. (U.R) Two coaches, each drawn by f ourj horses from the; j royal stables, yesterday rehearsed the drive to St. Paul's cathedral which the king and queen will take on V-E day. Does Constipation Hang On? When functional constipation symptoms banc on. and make you feel miserable, nervous ana out of aorta, and you suffer from bad breath, headaches, indigestion and lack of appeute and your atomach feeta crowded because of gas and bloat get Dr. Peter's Ume-tesUd Kunko. More than a laxative, it's also a stomachic tonic nedicine compounded of 18 of Nature's own medicinal roots, herbs and botanicals. Caution: Use only as directed. Kuriko helps expel constipation's gas and bloat and aids dogged up, sluggish bowels to eliminate wast matter. Be wise, comfort your stomach while relieving constipation. Be sure to get KURIKO today from any Fabrney agency, such as: Mrs. Christian Jobnsani Peter Brvertsea "Nil f i :y 1 i Mother's Day is May 13 th ! 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Truman said the new president regarded Byrnes as the best map in government today. I As director of war mobilization, Byrnes beewme intimately aquaint-ed with the ins and outs of the toughest domestic problems: manpower, reconversion,! wage and price control, demobilization. He was on the inside of"top secret" foreign affairs, too. Mr. - Roosevelt took him as well as iSecretary of State Edward R. Steinius Jr., to thr "Big Three" meeting at Yalta in"1 February. . Some influential persons in the Truman circle were purging that Byrnes be named secretary of state at once. They acknowledged that Stettinius was an able instrument for carrying out Mrf Roosevelt's desires in foreign affairs. But Mr. Roosevelt, as the sayijjig went, was "his own secretary of! state," making the decisions on I many intermediate as well as mjor points. Mr. Truman, they said, wants to re-establish more cabinet respon sibility and leave more decisions to cabinet members-4-although he of course would retain the final say. Many thought Byrnes best fitted the pattcrr of he man that Mr. Truman would like tci have In the No. 1 cabinet position at the state department.! Skilled Statesman. Against making any immediate change at the state department was the fact that the San Francisco conference nw is only nine days away. Stettinius jhas handled the arrangements for jit, and is head of the. American delegation. To many observers, that seemed to preclude an immediate change. Byrnes, who is 65, is skilled in the three great branches of government legislative, judicial and executive. He first was elected to the house in 1910 and served seven consecutive terms as a representative of South Carolina. He was elected to the-senate in 1930 and in the ensuing' 11 years, except for occasional rifts, served as Mr. Roosevelt's personal liaison officer on Capitol Hill. i The late president appointed him to the supreme court in 1941. Only 15 months later, however, Mr. Roosevelt plucked him off the bench and named him war mobilization director. Severe Tremors Reported In Kamchatka Region 'MILWAUKEE. (P) An earthquake, described as "very severe," and believed to be approximately 5,000 miles to the west, was recorded last night on the Marquette university seismo- RACINE JOURWAL-TIMrS Monday, April 1. 1S4S graph. The Rev. Joseph" F. Carroll, S. J., reported the tremors last 45 minutes. ' . Father Carroll said the tremors probably were in the vicinity of Kamchatka peninsula, part of Siberia, between the sea of Okhotsk and the Pacific ocean. Seismographs in New York, St. Louis and Weston, Mass, listed similar recordings. IV EAT . 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