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Austin News, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1968, Chicago, Illinois to Run City Mayor Richard J Daley will turn over the powers of his office to a young Marshall High school junior next day to mark the annual Chicago Youth Week tion Mayor for a Day will be Bertha Williams 16 4011 Ad- ams as Chicago youth run the city for a day as an exercise in ship in keeping with the Youth week theme Help Youth Help Themselves Miss Williams however will not be the only Northwest side city official oti May 7 Charlotte Lacey a junior at Austin High school will serve as public vehicle licenses commissioners and Eagle Scout Rodger Accardi 3530 Hirsch will be director I of budget i The mayor was selected by the YWCA Miss Lacey the division of recreation of the i Chicago Public schools and Accardi by the Chicago Area Boy Scout council These are just a few of the youth servins agencies in the cHv cooperating in the Youth week program a construction worker and she has two brothers one in the Air Force and the other an Army veteran and four sisters is a ber of the Future Teachers of America member of the West I Side YWCA and winner of the j JayCee junior citizenship award Miss Williams whose mother is a nurse at Garfield Park Community hospital was sen mayor on the basis of leadership scholarship and good citizenship Her father is High school holds a drivers She has a perfect dance record at Marshall education certificate and Has an outstanding school record as a hall guard Her hobby is collecting paperback books and she lists among her authors Elizabeth rett Browning John beck and Richard Wright Bertha says her ambition is to become a research She was a summer 1 er with the Neighborhood 1 Youth Corps FHE AUSTIN NEWS VOL 29 NO 8 4906 W CHICAGO AVE WEDNESDAY MAY 1 1968 2 SECTIONS 16 PAGES OBA Aims Resolutions At Absentee Owners Realtors Amundsen Antics determination shows on lad's face Allan Weber's high-speed camera stopped as he leaps over crouched companion in junior tion but pace was too frantic for photographer boys stunts portion of Amundsen Park's gym who was unable to learn which of several in show Amundsen Antics Friday Photographer skit are those in i f w M W fo 0 Chicago's Oldest Neighborhood Answer Man Fourteen years ago I was given a revolver by a acquaintance as for a small loan I haven't een him since The revolver has no serial number The voids and are marked MI it I think it is a very old pistol I wish to register it under the new registration law How do I go about T We cheeked with Ernie Semitz at Chicago Gun center Armitage Ernie said the manufacturer is most likely American Arms Co of Boston Mass long out of business They made firearms in the He thinks your gun is well over 50 years old In your case Ernie said state the caliber of the gun on your registration form and the make this instance American Arms Co He doesn't think you'll have any difficulty over this as many guns of that vintage didn't have serial numbers engraved on them Let us know how yon make out X I am moving to a new home quite a distance away Thanks to your newspaper's fine classified ad section I quickly sold most of my household furnishings I do have left however some kitchen furnishings a wood bed and a dresser I would like to give these away o somone who needs them There's only one catch it must be done immediately as I must be out of my 1 ment within three F E I have forwarded the names and phone numbers of two families whose homes have been in recent weeks If they should no longer need furniture to replace that lost hi the fires please call Sister Mary William at Marillac House SA Sister is helping families burned out in the recent riot to obtain needed household goods In addition there are many very poor families in Marillac House neighborhood who would be delighted to get used in good condition N -s A pigeon has made itself at home on a window sill of our house It's not banded so I don't think it's a homing pigeon Anyway it's making a mess of the sill and I'd like it to go away What can I D G First and foremost advise experts do nothing to age the bird to stay Don't give it food or water or you'll have a permanent guest Pigeons said our informant at Lincoln Park birdhouse are difficult to discourage when they find a place they like If you can't chase it way trap it and release it in a park or open country he added A housewife with a similar problem several years ago lost a year-long battle with a pigeon nesting on her window sill They only way she could get rid of the pest was to move X Here's an oddy for Oldest Answer Man Thanks to that popular new song I know why we can't find any more Unicorns But nobody's ever told me how Dodo bird became extinct So OK answer man et's see you B Nothing to it L B The extinction of the Dodo bird is partly attributed to the importing of domestic animals to the island of Mauritius in the Indian ocean where the birds lived in the forest Many of the animals escaped from enclosures headed for the forest and when they began to no Viet Hero Of the Year JAMES NAYLOR James Naylor 1506 X lov will be honored as the of the year at the St Mel High school alumni quet to be held on May 9 at the Conrad Hilton hotel He graduated from St Mel High school in 1963 at- tending St Philomena mar school He will be honored because of his military service in Viet Nam where he earned two Purple Hearts Also named Mel Man of the year will be Vincent Farrar of the class of 1929 for loyalty to St Mel and work in behalf of the alumni association and Howard Johnson also class of 1929 Johnson will be cited for his outstanding civic and activities Johnson is executive vice resident of the American National Bank and Trust Company of Chicago Marks 45 Years With Edison Co Resolutions calling far stronger tactics against panic peddlers a get tough policy in the war against absentee landlords and the erection of a middle school in the Parkside urban renewal land highlighted the Organization for a Better Austin's second congress Sunday at Siena At the same time the OBA in kicking off its second year reelected Justin McCarthy 5354 Washington as president McCarthy had opposition from Malacy Murray 5234 Ferdinand but the OBA delegates gave him a resounding vote of confidence as he was a ner for a second term An OBA spokesman said day's turnout at Siena ed attendance at the first Austin congress at Austin High school last year which launched the OBA umbrella group Elected to office along with McCarthy were Mrs Gail cotta Monroe first vice president Mrs Mary Alvarez 320 N Lockwood ing secretary Mrs Yvonne Jackson 5043 Quincy ing secretary and Mrs Pace 5096 Van Buren er In addition 17 vice dents were named In order to step up its fight on panic peddlers one OBA re- solution called for a rium on real estate solicitation in Austin Another real estate tion called on all realtors of good faith to work with the housing referral committee in bringing new white lies into South Austin The OBA also approved the tion of a vigorous program to limit the number of For Sale signs to two to a block in Austin Under its get tough policy against absentee landlords the OBA adopted resolutions That housing compliance hearings be held regularly so that ants and neighbors can deal with slum landlords directly and and that the housing committee continue its work in helping member solve their housing condition problems Swear In New Officers William Lennon parliamentarian swears iri officers of Organization for a Better Austin following election at Austin Congress Sunday From left standing are David D Kissane Richard J Corsiglia Robert D Jefferson Jr nora Robinson Rev Michael Rochford Daniel Magliano and Rev Edward McKenna all vice presidents Mrs Gale ta 1st vice president James Elam Homes and Dewey Celsor vice presidents Seated are Mrs Kathleen Mitropoulos Pace treasurer Mary Alvarez corresponding secretary Mrs Yvonne Jackson Harry LaBadie vice dent Justin McCarthy president and Ray Devereaux vice president Absent from ceremony were vice presidents John Kringas Dunne Anderson and Harry Kone Another picture on page 4 Services Held For Viet Hero Call on Schools to Fill Summer Recreation Needs Thomas J Kelliher 5242 Ad- ams st has observed his service anniversary with Com- Edison company He has worked in the overhead de- since he started with Commonwealth in 1923 and has been a groundman lineman circuitman and work er and is now overhead fore- man at the di- vision 5059 Polk Married 37 years Kelliher and his wife Kathleen have lived in their Austin home 28 years They are of Resurrection church and he is a member of its Holy Name society They have two sons and two j i daughters all Mi- chael Thomas Mrs Patrick and Mrs In addition to urging the erection of a middle school on the Parkside urban renewal land educational resolutions for no mobile classrooms in Austin and no public parks be used up as land for the building of new schools Regarding the Parkside site OBA also asked that part of the land be used for tions for Austin senior citizens Delegates too passed lutions benefiting the small businessman asking that a concerted effort be made to retain and expand the small business and that a watchdog program be developed to police the quality of consumer goods hi Scath Austin of the block parent program and assisting and cooperating with law en- forcement agencies through such programs as Operation i Crime Stop were among crime prevention resolutions getting delegate support In addition many other lutions were deferred and willl be taken up at the next senate meeting May 27 j Requiem mass for Army Sgt James P Boyle 28 was of- yesterday Tuesday morning in Our Lady of tians church 832 N Burial was in Mary Hill tery Sgt Boyle of 561 N wood died April 17 in Viet Nam of wounds suffered during a reconnaissance mission He had served in Korea for 13 months beginning March 1964 Following Korean duty for which he had volunteered he served as military policeman with the 5th Army ters in Chicago In March 1966 he went to Viet Nam became ill in June and returned to this country He recovered hi mon hospital Denver Colo and was assigned to limited duty September 1967 as a physical therapist in Viet Nam Four days after his re- turn to Viet Nam he asked to be transferred to his for- mer unit with the 1st j try division Sgt Boyle a former student at Austin'High school was the recipient of two Bronze Stars three Purple Hearts the Air medal and Army tion medal for valor A call for increased summer educational recreational in Austin for youngsters below sixth grade using local schools has been issued by Mrs Hugh F Toner 1350 N Waller Sunday's congress also heard a report from Jim Elan for the Housing mation center 5028 Madison regarding the center's work in finding housing for families left homeless during last months west Side riots Elan revealed that 15 Negro families had been moved out of the ghetto after the ances He is survived by the widow Elaine two sons Nicholas and Jeffery a daughter Rebecca his mother Mrs Colleen Boyle and three sisters Mrs Peggy Haver Mrs Rosemary Artman and Mrs Patricia Mitchell ON DEAN'S LIST Five students from the West-Northwest Side area have been named to the dean's list at the University of Illinois college of pharmacy The five are David Powell 123 N tral Nae J Dun 5516 son Frank 4824 ton and Robert L Broberg and Gary A Haluska both of zifi v Mrs Toner is education chairman of the Chicago ter Kappa Gamma Pi lic women's sorority tor of junior grades books gram St Angela's school a former member temporarily in- eligible for membership in Young Elementary school PTA and a Cub Scout den mother Mrs Toner pointed out that there is virtually no space available for recreation other than school yards in the area bounded on t h e north and south by North and Lake on the east and west by mie and Austin Nor is there supervised recreation for younger children in most of this area Merrick Park Kinzie way Park Austin Park Austin Town Hall and the Ausitn YMCA all are at the extreme southern end of the area La Follette Park is east of mie Galewood and Amundsen Parks are beyond North Only thp small Davis at 5427 Division is within the area From Young Elementary school 1434 N Parkside it is half a mile or more to Davis La Follette Galewood and Amundsen more than a mile to those in the Lake and Ohio vicinities The distances are not so im- I portant said Mrs Toner who considers the walking healthful exercise as the safety aspects Even to reach the nearest park Davis youngsters in the Young school area must cross two heavy traffic streets Division and Central is beyond Central and Laramie both heavily and walking to Galewood and Amundsen require North one of the busiest ia the city with the heavy traffic matte i it poor practice to allow small children to journey alone to these Mrs Toner contends Yet use could be made of the many schools in the area to vide needed supervised These schools include be- sides Young Byford ry Iowa and Central St Paul Lutheran Mayfield and Iowa Howe Elementary 720 N Lorel St Angela's 1324 N soit and Hay Elementary gusta and Laramie M For many years Mrs Toner said there has been a summer school at Austin High school for eighth grades and presumably this program will continue But there has not been any program for younger children The use of schools for super- vised activities for these younger children would fill a pressing need in the ty Mrs Toner assured And the maximum benefit would be achieved she argued if tional activity were combined with educational activities in the form of cultural ment or remedial classes or both Board of education contend that there is no need for summer school facilities pointing out that Young has an enrollment of only about 600 Mrs Toner said She countered that this figure is not indicative of the need since more than twice that number attend parochial schools in the same area She proposed that summer grams be instituted at Austin High school or at least one of the schools or both Has Anybody Seen Boots I Although Boots isn't the most i handsome cat in fact he's rather ugly according to his owner Mrs Kenneth Krinkey 5827 Fulton he is greatly missed by all members of the j Krinkey family He was the cons ant ion of young Kathy Krinkey j who is desolated by his The cat has been mising since April 22 said Mrs Kiskey and she is ing a reward for his return Boots is described as all black except for four white forepaws a white star en his chest white whiskers and a half of a white Hitler tasche He's a very nervous cat that constantly licks his fur So much so he has worn a of hair off with his He's also very afraid of bad weather continued Hie 5 owner 1 called him my storm predictor I could always tell if bad weather was due because one-half hour before the onset of the storm he'd hide Then when he thought it was safe he'd come out I'm afraid he may have himself into a tight spot somewhere even in someone's basement garage or under a stairway so I'm asking neighbors if they will please check their Mrs Krinkey asked The Austin woman requests that anyone with information about the missing cat please call her at CO We've become very at- to Boots in ine eight years had she
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