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Englewood Bulletin, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1968, Englewood, Illinois Skies Draw Raves In Golden Ager Vacation Trips BULLETIN 10th YEAR NO 33 Published at 639 E 71 St lOe Per Copy Week of July 1 thru July 7 1968 Working UPHOLSTERING a chair and apparently enjoying the task these three ladies are getting special training in free classes at the Fifth Ward Citizens Committee Office 1189 E St Workers are Mrs Ruth Earnest 1170 E St Mrs Velma Jetton 1169 E St and Mrs Ruby Gomex 7026 Paxton The program is by Center YWCA 1170 E St Woodlawn Urban Progress Center 1030 E st and Fifth Ward Citizens Committee Office The free classes offered under the Outreach program are sewing typing upholstering knitting crafts and cooking Maps Ambitious Program For Summer Youth Involvement New York Holiday Packed With Thrills LIFE CAN begin it a They're still recalling with I group of senior citizens residing nostalgia their recent New York at the high-rise luxurious holiday via United Air j and Union Senior Homes attest first in the friendly skies for in thrilled and happy unison many of them these days BACK HOME from a end of a life-time are and Tutor Has Bout With Con Game There Must Be Another Way THE CONFIDENCE game is no of persons status or background Its operators are clever manipulators of nefarious trade their manner and demeanor above reproach their tactics disarming Dr Lucille 7917 Yale a retired math lor at Englewood High school THOSE OF US engaged m tne business of 6201 Stewart lor 29 years can ering fact-finding and generally living in the Woodlawn community have had more than our share of ers out to fleece her of upwards searching during the past three weeks as various members of our community representing opposing points of view were forced to air some of the sordid aspects of life in the big city and Woodlawn in ular WHILE M iNY of us have ly expressed the views we hava for- over a lifetime of living in living some of us have become rather embroiled in the chasing of false and contradictory Dr Foster's story in sues No one in his right mind will disagree with the fact form that Woodlawn needs all of the help available Likewise bj it is most unrealistic to attempt to offer placebo cures wearing for real community issues resembling those worn by WE ARE INDEED living m strange times when two Commonwealth e presented himself at white men will glare at each other through the glare of home to inspect my meter television kleig lights and argue about a million dollar She admitted in reply to his government grant which was supposedly set up as an experiment to help the black community True the be- past three or fobur haviour or lack of same of an uncontrollable youth gang She also admitted that her is the outward discussion out let there be no mistake about it the real issue is the bread mer husband who was an AS A NATION and as a we are generally in- electrical and a to pull for the underdog especially if the ment appears to be the aggressor Each of us as Alarmed by tho suggestion that earners are most of us as adults are voters defective wiring could be As a result we are the government and fortunately this of government makes allowances for criticism even though for materials and it might be unequally voiced at times The point I am bor which fix everything trying to make is this There are other residents of Englewood Help Plans KEEN INTEREST and Union Mary pave Addie Pruitt L u v o n i a Woods Margaret Johnson Anna Mae Daniels Ida Bell Velma Jones Cordelia Hall Jessie Burford Josephine ens and Maude Easton Sharing the trip were Lora Bolds an outside guest Alice Spell assistant manager Housing and and Union Senior Homes ment aide Lucille Madkin The group took to United friendly skies Saturday June 22 THE BUS ride to O'Hare port was by courtesy of Fr tus principal of Hales can High school its genial driver was Fr Terry Mrs revealed And if one thinks that wasn't excitement enough you should have seen the happy smiles and delight as they marveled over the flight over all too soon for all of us TO SAY this was a highly were evinced Tuesday trip isan June 25 when the Advisory t indeed Mrs to DR FOSTER who has her doctorate in education now i- tors children and adults in the neighborhood H math and of times statistics She con- t a c t e d the BULLETIN early this week to elicit its columns m warning its readers to avoid what almost happened to me She 1 am calling this obvious to to the BULLETIN'S attention Not only is this a racket to unwary people but it cloud on the reputation of Com- Edison Dr Foster's story Holiday In New READY TO soar up and away through the their party Is Mrs Lucille Madkin and friendly skies of United this group of Senior Citizens at the and Union Senior Homes Union Senior Homes beloved and capable Back home and still 655 W wave a merry a n revoir before ing the fun and excitement they experienced embarking on a thrill of their lives are Mesdames Mary Hautpave Addle Pruitt Eugene Strickland's the Luvenia Woods Margaret Johnson Anna Mae of some of the voyagers as they eagerly Daniels Ida Bell Velma Jones Cordelia Hall await the bus which conveyed them to O'Hare Jessie Burford Josephine Owens and Maude airport Saturday June 22 Sharing their Easton as they impatiently await tha rest of of the Chicago tee on Urban Opportunity En- mental ject for United HAi w lines conducted under the di- ect of Don consider several community vi and escort for the tal issues variety of events planned for Assembled in the library of our senior she the center emphasis was ued placed on summer activities for Mrs Madkin revealed that the Englewood area with com- United will plan other such m u n i t y involvement and tours for groups of 20 or more proval essential factors as a result of the Senior zens trip Upon arrival at FILM STRIPS were shown the real fun and ex- depicting how sites can be began as the through the agers were carried on a pace b o r h o o d Beautification wnich would nave exhausted gram To portray beautification others scores younger possibilities Sylvester Rhem FROM LaGuardia they were director revealed that a transported to the Edison hotel mer activities brochure just west Of Broadway between rently is being prepared and st Here for the Hester C enjoyed man of the Advisory Council conditioned with gave a comprehensive report sion and maid service The first on Recreation Sub committe of sightseeing was i trip activates Expressing optimism through lower New York that a workable committee will we saw China own devolve in time for the summer wich Wall Street the she said frequent Nations Empire State H s and Rockefeller youth ages fgr Fiftieth Meet GUESTS SHARING the ner at Howard Johnson's ing's planning and discussion where Mrs Betty included Mrs Annette fany director reservations and Chicago personnel gave our group her tee on Urban Opportunity and gracious personal attention Bob Grossett and Ray Broady The next day Sunday there from Planning was an enjoyable three hour ex cursion around Manhattan In- land on a Circle Line yacht J Patrick Patterson Lunch and short rest followed tant director Englewood Urgan came glamorous Radio Progress Center told the Music Hall That was de- LETIN Friday that the area's the highlight of a Neighborhood Improvement fect Mrs Madkin sald and Beautification project has SHOW was superb and several plans of action in mind after theatre dinner and some THESE PLANS which must you believe meet m cd that I had Woodlawn other than it's various youth groups Inese money in a downtown bank in residents are voting adults who pay for and bank in and in the deserve the protection of the law and all of it's Dr cesses They too should be championed the man's suggestion that I get IT IS IMPORTANT that black boys should be given the materials a every opportunity to rise above generations of poverty a and deprivation but somewhere along the line these irom same boys must be into a realization that ws I rode with him and his in a communal society and gang participation will Edison not provide a lifetime of survival Woodlawn is still inspired by den with violence There has no decrease in crime ing suspicions must have figures in the past two years There has been no visible alarmed change in educational achievement by ths youths wno not accompany me inside have been involved in the project CERTAIN by this Ume that These are circumstances unpleasant they may be that she are unchallenged MEMBERS of Englewood Business Men Asso- take a breather during their an- meeting Friday June 28 at YMCA 6545 Union Highlight of the meeting was the election of officers for the new term be ginning July 1 During the meeting members and representatives from Urban Renewal discussed urban renewal ress in Englewood Appearing pleased ter at end are from left Joseph Evans Urban Renewal representative Hal proprietor Women's Wear Lawrence Bernstein executive tor Norman Kernis proprietor Norman ers Victor E Ytterberg executive dent Chicago City Bank Trust Joseph H Thomas representative Golden State ance Company J C Sharrow proprietor Finn Donuts and John Davis member are dreams in exceedingly and members of the New York 17th Ward Hails Its Queen During War On Dirt Parade OL SOL smiled benignly The contest to select a queen a p preci a t i o n of the detectives were alerted And those along the line of an innovation in the com- throng's demonstrative were exception day found them up children bright and early for a visit to Thirty minor sites also are in- renowned Macy's and where clean-up repairs TIME TO depart for home from the preceding year came too soon We are having of minimum equipment such a good time we wish it also in cooperation with com- could last the happy m u n 11 y organization are travelers echoed At Midway scheduled airport they were met by Mobile SIX NIB teams all summer directed by John Bell employees a supervisor Our golden agers have over asked me to express for all 21 and Neighborhood Youth took the New York Holiday Corps workers ages 16 to 21 special thanks to Mr will be involved the perfect host and supplies clean-up staff to KershEw Elementary school can High school for tation to O'Hare leering to provide a program supervision security and on- sss disclosed Walgreen Drug store IF THE EXPERIMENT has not produced some but the impostors had march as tive results or at least some indication that t will in the future this doss not mean that the experiment must be was was no of agreed ent stooped it doe however that we should try a a service representative having perfect n iir n thp o She was then V Each was referring to And youth had its For tude for the unswerving support IN ADDITION the Push-Up and Halsted for camera films different approach to the experiment referred to the company's day June ideal weather for 20 teens and were we have received is a program for the summer will and bulbs and to If the paying of school drop-outs sizeable sums of jc alde William an eagerly looked forward to warded in a tangible way for warming demonstration of be conducted on four sites of- c 11 i z e n s Mobile Service for naver monies is not paying off in redeemed youth then row 8022 Perry community 17th their work with the and What our theme implies a fering educational and Safe transportation back t to trv something else The BULLETIN also con- Ward's Citizen Committee War Lowe Junior Block ter ward solidarity confidence tional programs and Mrs Madkm enthused it is certainly sensible to try something else who a on parade club Receiving citations from and above all friendship and math will be taught by Is there any reason why we should not ask ourselves warning EDISON OF- CHEERS and bravos Mayor Richard J Daley were- loyalty if a whit minister is the best font of knowledge in a FERS ADVICE ON CON MEN ed as glamorous GREGORY Ronald MRS DORIS Morgan credited teachers during the morning in the afternoon trips MSS T decked floU and colorfully and and George Lowe A BULLETIN community izen was recently promoted he over at Wilson Campus Those of us who grew up in ana Park our many friends and Tate blaek under more deprived conditions superintendent of the program was held Velma Linda and Lisa She commented of did not have the advice and counsel of a white ty's division This year's dramatization of eon Cassandra and Debra We also include the business Development program he ritv it an in us on our difficulties Periodically we get calls unity in the 17th Ward Lawrence and Theresa Davis establishments throughout the d infor Chicago City College it was an- minister to advise us on our legal persons who have been crauc Organization paced by Making the presentations on ward for their splendid WOODLAWN S youth gangs are under the scrutiny of con the entire country as other cities watch and wonder Edison representative what kind of operation is going on in Woodlawn where a you're in doubt gang has forced two of our strongest is leg tions the Church and the Police into an open hostility mate or not ask for his and warfare The gangs must be laughing up their cation card sleeves as they continue their pillages of a adult community lor just such occasions IN ADDITION it introduced alderman was enthusiastic and port Our hopes and aspirations promo
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