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Austin News, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1963, Chicago, Illinois Of Austin Teachers To Retire see page is For Quick Results Use COMMUNITY WANT ADS 7 Papers for the Price of 1 Minimum Charge AUstin THE AUSTIN NEWS Published by COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS INC Serving More Tham Families In 9 Far West and Northwest Communities Vol 24 No 13 5709 W Chicago TMi of Two WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 1963 tw Month 66 At loo a copy By An Aug 1 completion date for worth of new lighting in Amundsen ark 6100 Bloomingdale ivas announced this week by Aid Robert L Massey The new now 50 per cent completed consists of nine concrete base poles with 400 watt mercury aries and 2 floodlights with three watt mercury floods on each pole The alderman added that for the proposed at Amundsen are continuing and that prospects for ng the new structure are very encouraging PLEASE PARK OUTSIDE Robert 13 of 1028 N Parkside feels parking request posted outside graff Pharmacy 5600 Chicago is perfectly reasonable Owner Jerome Margraff thinks so too as his store undergoes re- pairs following accident in which a stolen car crashed through his display windows the second such accident in 18 months Staff Photo He Can't Keep Customers Out Eager customers are getting to be a problem at Margraff drugs 5600 Chicago The store is presently under- going extensive repairs ing the May 26 accident in which a stolen auto estimated to be traveling at 60 to 65 mph crashed through the display window with such force that brickwork on an adjacent store was cracked This is the second time within 18 months that this has lamented Jerome Margraff owner Looks like people are so eager to patronize us that even locked doors can't keep them away I sense of humor Is apparent in the sign painted outside the Car Before Entering Store Above the request is the legend Margraff Route 1 MARGRAFF called to the scene shortly after the crash said he waded into a sea of hand lotion and co logne I really don't know how the driver he said The car was a convertible and it en tered with such force that it went right through the display window and on into the store knocking our glass merchan dise cases down The driver of the stolen car fled the scene and has not been apprehended The drug store has been open for business during the repair work which Margraff said should be completed by the end of June Sunday Sales Ban Moves To House The Sunday closing will face its next crucial test when it comes up for a vote in the house Executive committee next week Joseph T Meek executive secretary of the Illinois ers for Sunday Closing urges persons who want the to be- List Vote On 2 Key Bills Here's how local legislators voted on two controversial bills in the Illinois General Assembly week On the Sunday closing which passed in the Senate 36 to 20 only Thomas A McGloon Democrat of the 21st district voted in favor of the Opposed wore the following also Bernard S stein 21st Anthony J DeTolve 7th and L Kusibab On open which came up in the House but was consideration when its sponsors realized it would be defeated the ing Democrats voted in favor of the Peter M Callan J 12th ronne DiPi ima Andrew A 17th Robert F A 1 iano J Shaw 10th P ISth Republicans Peter C Gra nata 3 PARKS GET NEW LIGHTS TWO OTHER Northwest Side parks are also being out- fitted with new lighting At Riis Park 6100 Fullerton 149 new lights are being in- stalled on existing poles They consist of 89 400 watt mercury luminaries 12 watt in- candescent floodlights and 48 100 watt mercury floodlights Five new floodlight poles are also being installed Cost of the Riis project is At Hermosa Park 2240 N Kilbourn where 89 fluorescent fixtures were installed in the fieldhouse last summer 18 ad- fixtures are being in- stalled in the south clubrooms and entrance corridor Cost of the new fixtures is Dedicate New Postal Station Saturday come law to contact their stati representatives The hurtled a major obstacle June 4 when the ate voted passage of the day sales ban A hearing and vote before tb Executive committee is schec uled for June 19 Only two local state repre are members of th Executive committee They are Kenneth Comse 3413 Armitage D 12th an Louis Janczak 1315 N Bos worth R OTHER Chicagoans on the committee Albert Hachmeister man 423 W Barry William E Pollack 3829 N Paul J Randolph 850 N De- Witt pi Edward Schneider 8638 S Euclid James Y Carter 601 E st i John P Downes 8831 S Paulina i Paul F Elward 1532 W Chase J P Loukas 2509 W j 1 Nathan J Kaplan 6049 N Bernard I Abner J Mikva 5545 S wood Lillian Piotrowski 2819 W 381 h pi Kenneth Y 4524 S Park The new Cragin postal ion 5100 Grand which will be dedicated Saturday between 2 and 4 p.m is a part of the post office department's unique com- leasing plan Harry H Semrow said day Under this program in- vestment financing is used to obtain needed facilities which remain under private pay local taxes and are leased to the federal At the same time the need for large outlays of money from the federal ury for construction es is eliminated The new postal station is part of a program of ated postal construction and modernization ordered by ident Kennedy to stimulate the nation's economy and to assist Postmaster General J Edward Day in his program to provide the nation with the finest al service in history Semrow said SEN PAUL H DOUGLAS Cong Daniel Rostenkowski and Aid Robert L Massey are expected to be among the many dignitaries to be present An official from the Chicago postal regional area will represent Postmaster General Day and Regional Director Donald L Swanson Semrow said that the Cragin station serves an area covering 4.5 square miles and an increasing total of pieces of mail are handled daily He extended a personal invitation to one served in postal area 60639 to attend the cation and open house The new station is ly air conditioned Loading have been provided to assist mailers in the early de- posit of mail Eight dispatches are made daily to the Main post office to assure a fast and steady movement of mail for delivery in Chicago and the en- tire world THE CRAGIN station is also the special delivery unit for the Elmwood Park Division st and Logan Square postal tion Refreshments will be served between 2 and 4 p.m the hours of the open house Six students at Kelvyn Park High school have been selected o serve as hostesses at the dedication They are Mabra 2326 N Spaulding Susan mercak 4615 Schubert Judy Johnson 2036 N Keystone Marilyn Miller 2128 N Karlov Nancy Miller 2139 N Karlov Lois Horton 2254 N field Michael F Haracz 2254 N Laramie a student at Weber High school will participate with Cong Rostenkowski and Postmaster Semrow during a flag presentation ceremony Roy of 1600 N Mango will sing the Star Spangled Ba iner Final Lagoon Concert Last of a series of Park concerts sponsored by the Chicago Park district will be held Sunday afternoon at the Lagoon Refectory in Columbus Park 5701 Jackson Chicago Chamber or chestra directed by Dieter Ko ber will present Beethoven's complete ballet music to The Creatures of Prometheus as well as a group of Viennese waltzes The outdoor concert starts at p.m FORGET IT year-old D o n n y Granata and his cousin Carolyn also 5 try unsuccessfully to lure Donny's mother Mrs Al Granata 1511 N Lorel from their backyard pool by her of the stack of Ironing demanding her attention Their tactics failed however and the youngsters were forced to share the pool with mama as a respite from the degree weather this past week Staff Photo Teen Use Of Drugs On Teen use of drugs is more prevalent on the North and Northwest Side than on the South Side a veteran member of the police department's cotic squad told the Austin Kiwanis club Thursday Bernard Brown who lives at 1221 N Parkside and has been assigned to the narcotic detail for 12 years said a number of kids are dying from taking overdoses of barbiturates and amphetamines A barbiturate Is commonly called a goofball and acts as a depressant An mine is known as a Bennie and is a stimulant Both re- quire prescriptions for chase Brown said the increase BOY CONFESSES FALSE STORY ON GAS DOUSING A boy admit ted to police last week that he lied about the way he was burned May 29 for fear he would be punished for playing with matches The hoy suffered first de- gree burns on his leg while playing with gasoline and matches on the Belt Line tracks across from Marconi school 230 N Kolmar The boy had previously told police three Negro boys threw a can of gas on him and then struck a match to it POLICE said the boy con- fessed that he was one of a group of boys playing with matches and gasoline and earlier story was false He said he lied because he was afraid he would be punished for playing with matches Police suspected the boy's story was false whon other children who witnessed tho in- told different versions of what had happened CANINE Current styles must have played a part in the judges of photo by Bob 4701 Doming pi for hanging in the Chicago Area Camera Clubs association exhibit now on display through July 7 at the Muslim of Science and Industry The exhibit free to the public includes 278 photos drawn from those submitted by the more than members of the camera association curred after the death of Mari- lyn Monroe who was reported to have succumbed to an over dose of barbiturates Her fans wanted to follow her HE DISCLOSED that a close check is being kept on gists selling the drugs There is a lot of profit in illegal he continued they sell for 5 or 6 cents each with a prescription but under the counter they bring 35 or 40 cents each The growing use of cotics heroin and mari- juana is a problem in every neighborhood and sub- urb said Brown Austin is turning rapidly to narcotics he commented He mentioned the Lake and sections and the high school It's a parental de Glared Brown Parents are not raising their children to be in They are letting them become part of the crowd The kids don't want to be called chicken so they sue cumb to their first marijuana cigarette or shot of heroin anc they are on way becoming dope addicts Parents must get on the ball BROWN told of a 12 year-old girl who turned to prostitution to obtain the a day she required to satisfy her need for dope Her parents were un- aware of what was going lie asserted She'd go to bed every night at 8 and then crawl out a window to ply her trade as a tute All told Brown estimated that a minimum of worth of stolen goods is taken per day by the addicts in Chicago This comes to per year AN ADDICT requires at least worth of dope per he said About the only way he can get the money is by stealing He has to sell stolen goods at one-fifth its value Brown classified marijuana as the m o s t dangerous form of dope as the most depraving Mari- juana incites its victims to commit violent acts A rette costs and several Old WEF Station Down Of Ground Level Tracks Pushes Eastward Picture on Page 14 Demolition of the old ground level tracks and station of the Lake street elevated line pushed eastward toward mie this week with the razing of the super structure of the Central ave station Super structure of the Austin ave station had been razed previously and tracks between the boulevard and Central ripped up tion crews will return to take down the remaining work of the two local tions Scheduled completion of the demolition work in mid-August meshes closely with the city's plans for the widening and re- paving of Lake from Pine to Austin blvd BIDS for the ect the appropriation for which was approved at the May 29 City council meeting are expected to be advertised soon with the contract being awarded the first part of July Money for the project scheduled to get underway early in August with the laying of a median strip will be derived from the motor fuel tax fund 000 and from parking meter revenues The project includes ing Lake between three and six feet at the south curb a narrow median strip on which street lighting will be located provisions for diagonal tered parking west of Pine on the north side with curb ing east of street and a corrugated median street ning for 100 feet east of Pine to funnel through traffic be- neath the railroad viaduct into the north branch of Lake st TWO-HOUR metered ing will be installed between Pine and Waller and from field to Austin with all day tered parking between Waller and Mayfield Spray Weeds Along Lake Route The special train will spray the Lake st el route between Laramie and Harlem and the storage yard June 21 according to tor J McCarter CTA general manager The tram consists of a tank car with spray ments persons can become by inhaling it he ex- Nutmeg and airplane glue are also being used by teens as stimulants ho related A college freshman in Milwaukee died from sniffing plane glue QUESTION Why is a want ad like a chihuahua easy A chihuahua is a tiny animal yet provides huge enjoyment to its owner A want ad may also be tiny and yet it provides a huge return in dollars and cents to the seller For proof ask Ruby Blickenstaff 257 N ner who quickly sold a show type pedigreed a few weeks ago in the want ad columns of Community tions A3 they say good things come in small packages Don't overlook the tremendous values in tiny want ads Call today for prompt courteous service AUSTIN NEVADA ARMITAGE
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