The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin on January 7, 1962 · Page 11
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The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin · Page 11

Racine, Wisconsin
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Sunday, January 7, 1962
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RACINE SUNDAY BULLETIN Jan. 7, 1962 Sec. 2, Page 2 Racine School for 'Forgotten Child Teach Self-Care to Students Who Have IQs Below 25 By Norman Monson Jniirnnl-Tirnr'i Slnjf Eiich weekday a small day-care center would allevi- late overcrowding at Southern Icolony, enable parents to keep their children at home ,if they wished, and give the children the tender, loving peri mental program in 1957 under the auspices of the United Cerebral Palsy of Rac i n e County. Handicapped children who were not eligible for public school enrol- able" proup, which comprises ^^^.Q jhey never would receive'ment were accepted, childron with IQs from 25 institutions." i firqt home was to .'')0. Ihf IQs upper range of institutions." i its first home was the base- Beattie also pointed outifj^gn^ of Plymouth Congre' —" ut -aLLiv, — mem or me riym menf.illy rflarded is known that parents would be saving ^jQ^gi church, group of youngsters — boys (he '•(•ducublc." with the the costs of room and board- _ . ' with cowlicks plastered down IQ spread from riO-lT). and medical expenses by and girls with pretty perched in their hair In 1959 the classes were! is a class of trainable keeping the children home, moved to the Curative Work-enter chddrcn, ages 8-16, at Wash- jhe Belle School also helps shop. which supplies a large percneu in men nan—i.-nicn cnnuren, y^t-.-i o-iu, <-u vvtisn- | ne BCiie -TCnooi aibu rieips -•--r-. the Belle .School classroom in mgton Klemcntary School in parents in that it relieves room rent free, the Rarme Curative Work- the Unified District and an- (p ,gf„ of 24-hour care of aj Beattie said 1 - - — -- them of 24-hour care of aj Beattie said the school op shop and are seated in a cir- other group of trainable chil- retarded child and helps re-:erates on a "low" budget of dren. most of them over 16, ^nove "guilt feelings" in par-j$5_700, half of which comes cic. '""^'^ move •guiii reelings in par -issjoo, tiait or wnicn comes, As with children every-:in the Sheltered Workshop in ^^^^^^ ^ho feel they are notlfrom United Cerebral Palsy, where, there are a few giggles Racine, operated by the Ra-doing enough for their child.jsome contributions are so- and shuffling of feel as they cine Assn. for Retarded Chil-: eligible for Belle'licited from local industry' wait for their teacher to be- dren. School the children must beiand parents pay $60 a year gin instruction. " - -' • i. . . .. There ;iro 10 classes of ^.^^,(^^^^^3 of Rgcine County,|in instruction fees for each school began as an ex- Current board members include Beattie, Mrs. Eric Schroder, vice president and education director, Mrs. Charles Jacob, secretary, Earl Hammill, treasurer, Mrs. George Gates Jr., E. O. Jones, and Donald F. Tofte. Mrs. Schaus, teacher in the Belle School, used a large doll to show profoundly-retarded children how to shake hands. - phoios In l.iihcd u ho .III' \'i fill" (111 ;iii She s ,i ;(l tiachini' ail (lii'fiTi-iii m ih' Ing noi iiial ( hihli !•!! A in.i i' ir brcaki hrniij'li niij''!! simp!',' be getllll)', ,1 ( liihl In I.ilk, as lia()|)enr(l in Ihr' i ,isc of a Ii\r year old K o v. v:\\n a vi'.ir aj'o si ,iri fly illtercd .i word, "Lcfl lo lla-ir own (lev n cs. Ronw ol t',i- I 'l MIOUIHI!}' ir tarded i hiMn ii w M ild not dc velop 1 ,1 n j' It m.akr I r needs Lnuw i,." snd Mi Schaus May Move Ahead Beallie said lliat wi'h ciriv trainin;,' '-oii.c nl ilir • liddp n, whose 1'^: lia\i'i,'! hii-n dr- termiru 'd '-xac ils'. m.iy rnii-t the iievi yv,.i-i.i\ ( .ilfj'nry ol mi'iitali',- Ii-i 1 idi-i! ! "I I ,iin- Hofel Official Slain in $20,000 Robbery JlCJ .NOI .l .'I .r '.Vi A ynn man kill'-d a hoK i ac i u'lni.iiu and r-scapcd \Miti ;in csii- mated $20,000 in a oibbt/y outside the Waikiki branch of the Bank of 1 Killed was Stiizuo Kalano, .37, who was preparing to enter the bank and deijosii the week 's rccei()ts f(jr Kelley Ho tels, the larj^est hold ch.jiii in Waikiki. He carried >the re (ci /u,s for the Edgewater, Keel and Reel Tower hotels. The gunman sh'H Kalano and drove away in an old mod^ car. Bobby l.ange, S, played ball with some of his classmates in the school held at the Curative Workshop for retarded children. Learning good eating liabits is part of the training at Belle School. Enjoying cookies and mill^ is Kute Vaughan,* 8. It's hard to believe that "educahle" children in vari--~-.^- "^-"-^ medicai 'child enrolled children in this sr^emingly mis schools ,n the L^nified In 1960 the United Cerebral "normal classroom occupy District. : * „ .^„OK1„ r. J »ou ine uniiea (^ereordi the lowest rung on the edu Beattie said the Belle I rea .sonable de -|Paisy transferred its directioni ca.ional ladder _ they are School youngsters mainly are R-'f '"^f ool setting and;of the school to the Bqard of' classified as "profoundly" re- ages 4-8 although no a Jlim- '^""•^^'^^^^^ ^."""^"f threat Directors of Belle School, tarded, with most of them .1 has he-n set. of danger to them.selves orTnc. a non -profit corporation, having IQs of below 25. He envisions the time when others. Multiple Handicaps tlay care center is eslab- Experimented in 1959 Not only are the children''''^'-'^ '^'"''"^ '''^^^ Parents must provide trans- restncted sharply in native mentallyrelar-ded. ,portation. but car pools have intelligence, but also have Wisconsin Lags been arranged with the Junior deep emotional disturban(('s "Wisconsin is lagging he- League and other volunteer and some are multiple handi- ^ind other states that have drivers, said Beattie capped. '^uch centers," he said. "A The sc Practically all of the 20 children in the Belle .School " '''^ some day may be in an institution like Southern Cohjny, Union Grove. At least they always will be under the care of an adult. To an outsider, it seems like a hfjpeless situation. Pait the teachers whf) run the school and the parents who support it think differenliy, "Nf), the Belle Schofjl is not just a humanitarian gesture . . . the children may have IQs below 25, but still there is much they can learn and much Ihey cm e.vpe- rience . . . they should not be forgotten or overlooked." 'I his IS the feeling of James M. Be.illie, president of the S( hool and also testing spe- ( lalisl foi- Ihc Unified School Distill I. Ten of the children meet at th(.' Curative Wf)rkshop in thf> mornings and another group of 10 in the afternoons. Painstaking Work Within the limits of their ability to learn, the cliihiren are taught self rare such .as hanging up their (o .iis and good eating habits. 'I liey hsirn to say "Ihank you" and liow to shake hands when inlio duced. In siin|)le ).'.anies. tlu^y are exposed lo music and art activities and receive (crtain emotional and sot lal satisfactions. 'leacliers at the schofjl, Mrs. Schaus and her assistant, Mrs. l.averiie Ludwig, find that instructing profoundly retarded youngsters is slow and p.imst.iking Vvork. Some of llie children don't talk at all wliile oiliers are o \'eracl i \e. A few, cnppli'il by a lioiit vsiili sy, .ire ni \K'heel chairs. Some VvCie bom lei.irded and others suffered hraiii damage from \'arioiis causes Mrs. Si haiis .said it is quile e.isy In becnille al I lie \oungsters, "iMl .illy depend Itii- I i-w ,1 ids of • IIMMUIcil cei a I 1 1 1 11 U 1 s I I U • I I I Everything Goes \^ at Bigger Discounts 4 COMPLETE FLOORS OF FURNITURE EVERY ITEM REDUCED! TO CLEAR OUT! Save 30% >. 50% off OUR REGULAR - EVERY DAY LOWER DISCOUNT PRICES ON FURNITURE Easy Budget Payments Compare Our Prices'. CLOSEOUT Odds and Ends und Floor Sample INNERSPRING MATTRESSES and BOX SPRINGS At Sensationally Low, Low Prices! 3-PC. SECTIONAL With foam cushions. Brown, lovender or beige. Reg. Price $289.00 Disc. Price $229.00 SALE PRICE Compare These Sale Price Examples 189 139 219 2-PC. SUITE Davenport and chair in beige or green 3-PC. SECTIONAL Built-in table in corner sect. Foam cushions. Nylon in rose, beige. Reg. Price $259.00 Disc. Price $179.00 SALE PRICE ... Reg. Price $299.00 Disc. Price $239.00 SALE PRICE ... $ 45 Other Sectionals and 2-Pc. Suites in Every Imaginable Color and Style ALL ON SALE. 15% to 30% OFF Our Usual Discount Prices BEDROOM SUITES Compare These Sale Price Examples 4-PC. SUITE with Ponel bed, dresser, mirror and chest. 2 —blond only. 4-PC. SUITE with Shadow box mirror, double dresser, chest end bookcase bed — blond only. 3-PC. SUITE with Double dresser, chest and bookcase bed. Danish walnut wnh plastic tops. Reg. Price $99.00 Disc. Price $79.00 SALE PRICE ... Reg. Price $239.00 Disc, Price $179.00 SALE PRICE Reg. Price $259.00 Disc. Price $199.00 SALE PRICE .... $ $ $ 59 139 179 Other Fine Quality Bedroom Suites to Choose From — Newest Styles—Most Popular Finishes—ALL ON SALE 37 15% to 30% OFF Our Usual Discount Prices Sale! Lamps Table, Floor, Pole Styles Compare These Sale Price Examples $595 $995 $995 TABLE LAMP Reg. Price. . $12.95 Disc. Price . . .$ 9.95 POLE LAMP Reg. Price . . $19.50 Disc, Price. . $12,95 TREE LAMPS Reg, Price . . $19.50 Disc. Price. . $12.95 ^•r Other Lamps—All Styles, 0/ All on Sale Some Only One of a Kind Sale! Dinettes Compare These Sale Price Examples 5.Pc. Set—36x48x60 Ext. Table —White top. Plat, finish. Pink Seats. $7950 Reg. Price . . . $159.50 Disc. Price . . . $128.00 7.Pc. Set—36x48x60 Ext. Table —Walnut wood grain finish. Self edge. Reg. Price , . . $149.00 Disc. Price ... $1 19.00 »79 50 5-Pc. Set—36x48x60 Wrought Iron Styling. $^900 Reg. Price . . . $139.00 Disc. Price . . . $109.00 40 Other Modern Sets ALL ON SALE All Chairs, Recliners, Rockers Must Go! Values Up to $139 Will Be Sold For As Much As OOFF Hundreds of chairs to choose from. All sizes, all colors, all styles, all fabrics—ALL FINE QUALITY, In some cases only one of o kind—so hurry to Supreme—^first come, first served! DOORS OPEN 9:30 A.M. MONDAY UNTIL 9:00 P.M. 310 MAIN ST. Racine's First and Only Furniture Discount House

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