The Journal Times from Racine, Wisconsin on January 5, 1959 · 4
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

A Publisher Extra Newspaper

The Journal Times from Racine, Wisconsin · 4

Racine, Wisconsin
Issue Date:
Monday, January 5, 1959
Start Free Trial

KACINI JOURNAL TIMES Edward Peil ,76, Racine Native Who B egan Film Career in A 90-year-old Racine woman. Mrs. Daniel Lonergan, of 2001 -16th St, learned over the weekend that death has taken her screen a c to r b r o t h e r, Edward J. Peil, 76. Peil, a native of Racine, died last Monday in Hollywood, where he had lived more than 1 a half century.' He was buried there Friday. Relatives here explained today that they waited until after A- Edward Pell Report Condition 'Fair' for 5 in Bridal Party ' A Milwaukee man and w'ife, injured on their wedding day in a Racine County highway crash "Saturday remained in "fair" condition today at St. Luke's Hospital. The two are Quinn-A. Zie- STARS and STRIPES - Pvt. Harvey Londo has completed a holiday furlough with his parents, Mr. - and Mrs. Jake Londo, 4619 Haven Ave. He is a radar operator ana is stuay-ing radar m a 1 ntenance. Londo is assigned to Battery D of the 3d Missile Bat Londo talion at an Army Nike site, Marine City, Mich. Charles G. Williams,. Navy airman apprentice, - has returned to Memphis, Tenn. Naval Base where he Is enrolled in an airman training school -Williams has com pleted a 15 day furlough at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell B. Williams, 1712 Boyd Ave. He has served in the Navy for 11 months and is i graduate of Washington Park High School. TOT KACINI JOCBNAL-TTMM tit FOURTH it. -' Th Joirntl-Timr cVmpan '. Owa.r O-r.blLh.r ' 1. D. McMarrar. Fmld-at Barry B. LFidTln, leoriM lUBSCBimOK EATES" Ruin Joumti-Tlmet fdallyi Ineludlni o. jourou-time ttunaaj duucuq. Hon dclltart rat la th Racln City ton 60 par week and In Raoln Retail oo jtw per veet payable to earner. Motor Truck lerrlc In fUeln City ana retail lonfi: in re montrn 8to. tlx month $13.00; on year 126.00. - Mall eabtcrlptlon rate apply only In reaa where motor route or carrier erne 1 not available In Racine, Kenouba and Walworth Countlei: Six month, 17 00; one year, $12 00. OuUlde mail up to too mnet: on monto. I1.N; ii month. $6 00; on year, $1100 Armed Service rtee: alx month. $0 00: on year. $11 00. Outside mall over 600 bum: on month. 1.7$: tlx month $10 00; on year, $18 00. Armed Service rai: six month. ai.po; on year. $i$.oo ALt MAIL SCBrRIPTIOV MUST BK MID IN ADVANCE . DIAL MB 4-S32J M 1MB EH ASSOCIATED PRESS Member Audit Buread of Circulation Inland Dally Pre Auoclatton, Wmcon-in Dally Newapaper League. American hewinaper Pjbllthen Atioclatlon. Dally Journal founded January 1J31 Begun a weekly In U&t. Raoln Time. Call absorbed In June. 1032. Th API (xeluileely entitled to the ih lor republication ol all new credited to It or not otherwle credited In this paper and also th local new published herein. But... ft. 14 . n -. i Wis. IMPORTANT Haheerlber wk fall to (. wspaper, eall year Newskey r Jettraal-Tlmrs MR 4-SXtt kefnr 1 r sa. (gslnrd.Ti, pm Riind.ra, I a.m. t to It will, be delivered. OUR BOARDING HOUSE ... WM. Nhats gomg - U,CCnn A? HERE ? rrwi3ss just cuxlTV-iuLiMTiir. ra tHARGED UP TO HIS ROOM, OPENED ALETTES MAKING MORS FROM THE PEMTASOM FACKET THAN AND BRAGGED IT A CCMTIPEPB WAS A80UTA (?ED WEARINO 5KI HOT MlLlTARy, 30OTS IDEA HB DREAMED UP TWuSGS WS SO(?f he was Bluffing.' riJWl66S PLANT' .rat's ItSLOOMED rNTHG" NEXT MAILTM DOLLARS TOO LATE M Monday, January 1, 1151 Silent Movie Days, Dies the holidays before Informing Mrs. Lonergan of her broth er's death. The Racine woman now is. the only survivor of 10 Peil brothers and ." sisters, children of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Peil, who were .brought up in the old family" homestead at 1311 Wisconsin avenue. Credited With "Firsts-Edward Peil, who left Racine as a young man, studied dramatics at Notre Dame University, before becoming a stage actor and later .a movie performer. A Hollywood veteran, he received his "first picture assignment in 1906 in the perennial favorite, "Charley's Aunt" As a pioneer in a new bert, 22, and his bride, Janet, 19.. Also in "fair" condition . today at the hospital were three members of the Zieberts' wed ding party, Herbert Ziebert Jr., 23, of Menominee Falls, the bridegroom's brother; Gloria Piche, 20, of Milwaukee, and Marvin Fritz, 22, of Milwau kee. ' - : The five were hurt when the car in which they were riding, driven by Herbert Ziebert, collided with a Racine - County snowplow on Highway 41. They were returning at the time from Waukegan, where the couple was married Satur day morning. The bridegroom suffered a fractured shoulder and bruises Fritz received an arm fracture, and the other three sustained cuts and bruises. Two men on the plow re ceived minor injuries, but did not require hospital treatment Oh, Mann - Are' They Confused! LOS ANGELES WP) -I)o people really know what they're talking about when polltakers quiz them? To find out, Los Angeles Mirror-News columnist Paul Coates called J 50 people by telephone and asked this question: "Do you . think the Mann act deters or helps the cause .of labor, and if you feel it deters, would you vote for its repeal?!' Coates found that 38 per cent of those polled want to repeal the Mann act, which since 1910 has made it illegal to transport a woman across state lines for immoral purposes. ,( . The columnist' said only 12 per cent realized the question was rigged. Japanese Dancers to Tour Canada, U. S. . TAKARAZUKA, Japan UP) Japan s Takarazuka' all-glr! revue will tour the U. S. and Canada for three or four months starting in August Fifty members of the com pany will make the trip. It will be the revue's first visit to North America since before World War II. The company will open in Vancouver, B. C, tour other major Canadian cities, then play in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and other U. S, points. The performance will consist mostly of . Japanese dance numbers. SIZE UP THIEF OWENSBORO, Ky. W1 Police have one clue to a men s store burglary here. Thev said 53,000 worth of clothing was stolen. All size 42. WITH ... MAJOR HOOPLI THAT5 BECAUSg UM,YAS50t SHOWED TWlfS IWOU3 HMD MY MOTE, WHICH WAS FROM A WELL nun ni3 KNOWN GENERAL, kTOtoSTA AND COLLECTED I MY 8ETTHAT I I PHOrY PIECS r Al U TV CJT -TV1 OF THE LWVARNI5HED PAPER TKUTHHAk- FffOMTHE IfTAPFZ-'TWIGSS PENTAGONi WAS CONSIDER t. ABLY TAKEN ABACK field 'of entertainment, he was credited with many ' "firsts" in pictures, including the lead in the first five reel movie, 'Through Fire to Fortune," in 1910. He was cast in the first silent film photographed out of doors at night. Illumination came from crude arc lights operated by power generated from the spinning wheels of a jacked-up automobile. .With Margaret Snow, Peil played ' the lead in the first three reeler in color. The pic ture, an experiment, was financial flop, resulting in loss of $90,000 for the pro ducer. , Years later, when Peil had left Juvenile and leading roles behind him and had turned to character1 parts, he played in the first technicolor picture, 5'The Black Pirate", starring Douglas Fairbanks Sr. ' Became Movie Sheriff Peil's career brought count less screen roles, many of the later ones being those of sheriff in Western films. He also worked . for . a time as t director, and at , times, Japv peared on radio shows, -r " In recent years Peil was in retirement One of Jhis last as signments was more than t decade ago, when, as a free lance actor, he appeared .in "The Bashful Widow of Wagon Gap", starring Abbott and Costello and Marjorie Main. Peil last visited Racine in June, 1947, when he spent more than a week here. Among his survivors are a number of nieces and nephews here. - AP Wtrephoto - Seymour Berkson ; Berkson Dies; Was Publisher SAN FRANCISCO (JP New York Journal American publisher Seymour Berkson, 53, died Sunday of a heart attack, Berkson, recuperating v from a heart attack suffered six weeks ago, succumbed to an other in his hotel suite. His wife, Eleanor, was with him. He had come here to attend a meeting of . the Hearst Con solidated Corp., - of which, he was a director and vice president , Joined AP. '' " A native of Chicago, Berk son started as district reporter ror the Chicago Herald-American while attending the Uni-versityof Chicago. He Joined the Associated Press in 1931 but the same year went with Universal Service and headed the Universal bureau in Rome from 1932 to 1934 arid in Paris in 1935. , He was named managing edi tor of Universal in 1935 and continued in that position with International News Service after it merged with Universal in 1937. He became vice president and general manager of INS in 1945. . Wrote Two Books' Berkson moved into the top position at the Journal American in 1955. He succeeded John K. Herbert, who became publisher of the Hearst Sunday feature magazine, American Weekly. Berkson was the author of two books, "Their Majesties! A Royal Merry-Go-Round" and "The Rise 'and Fall, of Musso lini," and was co-author of two others, "The Best I Know" and "They Were There." In addition to his widow. Berksort is survived by a son a uaugnicr, nis motner, and a A .Li. - , . . . sister. runeral arrangements are pending in New York. SICILIAN TREMORS MtSSINA, Sicily CD Three earth shocks caused widespread panic but no dam age Saturday at Patti, 25 miles inland from this port which once was destroyed by one of the worst auakes in historv. on I Weather Forecast Map for the United States I - m - - ' - ' ' " ' ' : I B k . ' 1 " ' 1 . l ra.tfclA I W - -aL. -, I W w jhsv jt , mm matXM I I - " Wll mJ. H'J1 . . uk w - i wr j i - - t v. w jrtr Lm , m . . i r ami : .. AP wirephote It will be very cold tonight.from the Mississippi valley eastward, while a .warming " trend will set In over the northern and central Rockies and Plains. Snow will fall west of the Rockies ta the coastal areas, where rain is forecast. Racine ." ...4 Milwaukee '. ".. . .V"l ' 10 -10 12 6 6 12 12 el 9 15 ..7 -2 6 -4 -10 Madison 0 Albany 33 Albuquerque 28 Anchorage .........17 Atlanta ........... .43 Bismarck .......... 3 Boston .......... ...44 Buffalo ............37 Chicago . 4 Cleveland ,...34 Denver ..11 Des Moines. 6, Happenings in the City STURTEVANT MAN, Law rence A. DeGroot, 54, paid a $25 fine in Municipal Court to day on a guilty plea to a litter ing charge. Sheriff's deputies said DeGroot admitted that he dumped trash, including sev eral bottles or a poisonous drug, off a bridge on the Ra cine-Kenosha County Line road, west of Highway 31. Deputies said children who found the bottles under the bridge for tunately did not sample the drug. DeGroot was identified through papers, containing his name, which were among the trash. - HIGH HONORS In the sopho more class at the University of Wisconsin were earned by Matthew J. Iverson of 2811 N. Chatham St., and Daniel S. May of 224 12th St To achieve high honors a student . must earn at . least 45 credits- of A" in 58 credits.- Sophomore honors were awarded to Mrs. Charles Vallone, of 601 Augus ta St; John G. Fought of 1622 Kearney Ave., and. Terry P. Lynch, of 1423 Deane Blvd.' A student must earn a 3.25 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 with 20 credits of "A's" in 58 Credits. " CHARLES PIE, 20. of 106 4-Mile Rd., pleaded guilty to day in Municipal Court to a charge of driving while his ;op-erator's license was under sus pension, and to a charge that he failed to stop after the auto he was driving -struck a parked car in the city 7; Wednesday night On th? license charge he was sentenced to 30 days in jail, the first three at actual confinement The suspension of the license was continued for one year. On- the hit-and- run count, Pie paid a $75 fine, TWO-CAR ACCIDENT this morning in the 1900 block on Prospect street resulted in In juries for Shere Lynn Hutchins, 2', of Crookston, Minn. Police took her to St. Mary's Hospital for treatment, of a severe bump on the forehead and a cut inside "the mouth. She was a passenger in an auto driven by her father, Charles Hutchins. The operator of the other car was Ronald Becker of 11 40 David St OUT OUR WAY I WHY, t PONT EC Y WELL, I CAN'T 5E8 1 THEM t I ANY REASON FO EITMFH THIS FRAWK f AIN'T CEAP I V BOY NOT REAPIN J AAERRIWELL 15 AVERY V THEM YET' J THESE NOVELft MANLY FELLOW-HERB WHY, 1 HWP THIS j H6THRAHETHRE6 "i At KIT 1 VERY ABSORBING TotlSH FOR ANNOYIW4 UHAPA CHAWCETJ MY5ELr6xcrr- A" a girl how lows IS - Vf 1 MEAN fDOB6ENRfAP4 J (WO vMONPERTH' rt i i ' rr-i out in y, . ' w Fn vY1 .cvA brns an- L . ,m..WS,;iW Data from -1 Dw. 40 Urtfil Tu4oy Morning 60 Uw Tmprrwrt4 Exjcu TEMPERATURES. IN OTHER Detroit 21 Fort Worth -.t;.7; . '.'24 Helena ........... . -3 Indianapolis ........31 Kansas City 8 Los, Angeles ... .....65 Louisville 24 Memphis .......... .2 1 - Mpls.-St. Paul 3 New Orleans ........54 New York ........41 Oklahoma City ......11 Omaha ............ 7, Philadelphia ........47 -13 0 51 -2 M -8 30 17 -2 -8 19 FIREMEN reported damage as pe result of two fires Sunday night. An overheated oil stove, (hey said, ignited -the basement ceiling at the Jacob Lott home, 1026 Franklin St Thcloss was set at $235. Fire men said a blow torch, used for thawing a water pipe, set off a blaze that caused $10 damage to the garage at the home of Helen Patton, 1231 Main St FINE OF $75 was paid today in Municipal Court by Glenn L. Nelson, 33, of 1815 Erie St, on a guilty plea to. a charge that he failed to remain at the scene after his automobile was involved, in an accident "with another car In the city Satur day. No one was injured. Judge Howard J. DuRocher sus pended Nelson's driving privi leges for 60 days. SECOND BURGLARY with in three weeks was reported Sunday morning at Dino's Res taurant 1816 16th St Police said $25.50 was removed from the cash register. Entry was gained by smashing a glass plate In the front door, In the same manner as on Sunday, Dec. 14, when $31 was taken from the register. JAIL TERM of 10 days was ordered today in' Municipal Court for Benjamin McDowell,! 55, who gave his address as Bomb Scare Closes School; Day Lost Will Be Made Up (Continued from Page 1) mores who attend the morning shift were in the' building at the time, Including a hundred in the chapel' at mass. The re mainder of the morning students were arriving, the prin cipal said. ' ( Second Racine Report The bomb scare was the sec ond in Racine within two months. On Nov. .18, a prankster told police at 8:10 p.m. that there were bombs in all four of the city's Junior high schools. Persons attending evening meetings In the buildings were evacuated, but no bombs By J. R. Williams '..AW-.-' U.S. WIA7HM tVZSAU f Cmm .'J- . If v: mm 7 .' . Iain CITIES , II Phoenix 62 12! Pittsburgh TTT.". . ; 38 -13!Portland, Me. 44 38 -2 14 20 Portland, Ore. ......26 Rapid City 7- Richmond ....... ...54 St. Louis 5 Salt Lake City V.... 27 San Diego 65 San Francisco ......53 17 -4 18 52 50 23 Seattle , 27 Tampa ,.'." '.'.'.'.'.is 48 (M Missing) "nowhere," on a guilty, plea to a charge of petty theft. Police said he admitted taking 13 pair of nylon stockings from the Piggly-Wiggly Store, 1016 State St, Friday night FRANK JANCA, 41, of 1818 Center St., pleaded innocent today in. Municipal Court to charge of failure to stop at the scene of an accident . Trial date was not set Janca was arrested after an .automobile knocked down two parking signs and struck the side of the City Hall building Thursday afternoon, causing $25 damage. EXPECTANT MOTHERS classes will resume Wednesday at 1:30 p. m. at the YWCA. The classes, taught by repre sentatives vof the Visiting Nurses Assn., were canceled during the Christmas holiday season. INJURED this noon when her left hand was slammed in the door of ah automobile, Kay Larsen, 14, of 2900 N. Wiscon sin St, was taken to St. Luke's Hospital by the rescue squad, Police said the girl lost the tip or her little finger. THEFT of$62 in cash was reported to police 'Sunday. Peter Cooper, of 1210 Racine St, said the money disappeared from a cash box in his bed room. were found. During December - a rash of bomb reports temporarily closed nearly 50 schools in various parts of Wisconsin, including 32 in Winnebago Coun ty. A caller there had reported to the sheriff's department that there was a bomb in "a coun ty school," without specifying which one. HOLD TACT TALKS ANKARA, Turkey UP) Pote Sarasin of Thailand, sec retary general of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, conferred, r today with , Baghdad Pack officials on how to build up liaison between, the two alliances. . Anything in Tarpaulins All Siiet in Industrial Canvas Specialties in Canvas Stock Canvas Boat "We Servce DIAL 7-1244 1236 Thirteenth Sf. StateYGOP Racine The Racine .Count- Young ReDublican oreanization was cited ; Sunday ' by the Wiscon sin YGOP executive commit tee as "one of six county YGOP, units where an outstanding contribution was ' made by young people to the election campaign." . The citation was announced at the committee's meeting in Madison. Warren . G. Mielke,1 826 Montclair Dr., Racine County YGOP chairman, and Theodore F, Witheril, 1003 Crab Tree' La., 1st District YGOP chairman, attended. Re-Named Publicity Chief Witheril was re-appointed publicity director for the Wisconsin Federation of Young Republicans by Roger P. Murphy, Waukesha, state chairman. A program of "intensive re organization" was adopted with each district chairman signing a pledge to spend at least one full day a. montn working on organization ia his respective district Phillip W. Gross Jr.. Milwaukee, "will Jihead the drive in conjunction with Maynard Campbell, Madison, YGOP membership chairman. Murphy told the 'executive Moscow Requests U.S. 'Suggestions' MOSCOW W) Moscow radio, with tongue in cheek, Saturday asked Americans for suggestions to help the Soviet seven-year plan. T, v The English-language broad- cast beamed to the united, States directed an appeal for advice and comment to American workers, farmers, in tellectuals. clergymen . and students. PS: The purpose of the So viet plan is to outstrip the United States in industrial pro duction. lakeside Printing Companij W Carry th Cata tabl . (th SI. . Dial M (-4111 Mllai a Wara latllb GOLD BOND STAMPS LAU'S DOUBLE on TUES. with cash soles. I For Correct Time I I Anytime Dial 3-7731 A SERVICI OF BAMK JT 0MPNV , . Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted Industrial Eye Protection R. B. Savin, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 1509 Washington Av. DIAL ME 2-4796 Doily 9 to 5; Friday Evenings i Uptown . , 1 (3 AMVAS Truck Covert ' Custom-Mada Painters Drop Cloth ' Welding Canvas Tops and Covert What We 5e" County AN TH! Established in 1899 Cites 's Unit committee, "Never before have we had such a great opportu-" nity to build the Young Republican organization. From all over Wisconsin, I am getting reports, of new interest' from-young people to get on the GOP bandwagon." ,; Hear Claude Jasper . , . Claude Jasper, chairman of the Republican Party of Wis consin, tola - the committee, "Young Republicans must get out and organize like they never have before. We must not put Our feet up and play dead. Our defeat was not a conquest. The GOP in Wisconsin definitely will bounce " back ' in I960." - . ' The YGOP executive group also passed a resolution ex-' : pressing its best wishes to Gov. Gaylord Nelson on the eve of his inauguration, adding, "and , with those best wishes the hope he will be able to produce on : his campaign promises with the speed which he pledged during the campaign and without resorting to the burden some income tax increase- as predicted by Gov. Thomson." AS LITTLE AS $130 RENTS A TRUCK FOR ONE HOUR AND FIVE MILES DIAL HE 2-5103 MERCHANTS DELIVERY TRUCK RENTAL, Inc. - 1245 Sot it. - MMrM 111.. DOWNTOWN 334 MAIN ST. TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY All MEAT POLISH SAUSAGE WIENERS 2 - 95c PORK. STEAK 49' PIG FEET ib. 10c SLICED Vl POUND BOILED HAM 49' SPARE RIBS u. 39c PORK 1 CUTLETS lb. PAN READY FRYERS u. ,28c PURE BULK PORK SAUSAGE 3 $100 Lbs. I, A MEDIUM FARM 3doz. $1.19 I , AAOMENTftWB'P Like TO LlVt OVER- , .r I WAnriN- -m com into Vrnm own. J,ff v.iuin r I I ' ii I Tm,MTVii' I 2 -f iTT'i'MH,!!!

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 20,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Publisher Extra Newspapers

  • Exclusive licensed content from premium publishers like the The Journal Times
  • Archives through last month
  • Continually updated

Try it free