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Southend Reporter (Newspaper) - January 6, 1977, Chicago, Illinois t Federal grant speeds street repair work column 2 SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1893 south end EPORTER An Thursday January No 27 TO TOUR DOOR EVERY THURSDAY MONTH Newsstand Copy toll l l id truck car collision Brick rabble and broken glass in a currency exchange are one of the result of a collision of a CTA bus and an at aod Kedzie yesterday Twenty-two persons all either passengers or drivers of the vehicles were In- jured bat none Although the bos and car jumped the curb and crashed info the currency exchange no one on the street or in the building was Injured Staff photo by Larry dead at 72 rites held Services for Edwin C who died at 72 Dec 30 were ed yesterday at the Funeral home Evergreen Park Interment was in Evergreen Park cemetery Mr who served as 19th ward Republican committeeman from 1956 to 1964 bad maintained law of- fices at 9103 S Ashland ave for 49 years He also served on the council for the Illinois Liquor Control sion from 1957 to 1962 He was attorney and chairman of tne board of directors of the west Federal Savings and Loan a past president of the erd Civic association a real-estate broker and member of the South Sub- urban Heal Estate board and Ifie South Side Real Estate board a member of Galaxy lodge 880 and AF and AM lodge the Shriners the gan chapter of the Englewood Com- mandry 59 a past patron of Oliver Olive chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Illinois and the American Bar ations He is survived by his wife Violet two daughters Mrs sen and Mrs Judt Hook a son Elgin two brothers Lester and Kenneth and nine dren Ask injunction against t school racial quotas By PETROSKEY Plaintiffs in a federal court suit challenging the constitutionality of racial quotas at two area high schools have asked for a hearing on their re- quest for a preliminary injunction to negate the quotas The request was made Monday ter the board of education failed to submit a plan to Federal District court Judge Hubert Will for the trans- of students not admitted to Gage Park and Morgan Park High schools because of the quotas On Dec 6 Will ordered the board to submit a more definite transportation proposal after it had drawn up an in- formal plan Meanwhile the board wrote letters Dec 21 to Will and the plaintiffs ing it was withdrawing its proposal it could not afford the cost and that any new two schools quotas would be as the board is working on a desegregation plan The proposal submitted to Will would have provided for seven buses at an annual cost of to take students turned away from the two schools to ones in parts of the city Michael J Murray board attorney said the board pays the tion costs of these students who el on regular Chicago Transit ty routes The yearly total expense is approximately per year he added The attorney for tbe plaintiffs in the of black students ex- cluded from attending the schools be- cause of the quota limitations labeled the board move an intolerable tion Thomas Morsch the ar- gued that because only black and students were pre- vented from attending Gage and gan Park as a result of the quotas the plans are unconstitutional and illegal Morsch said that according to tistics released by tbe board black students who had wanted to at- tend Morgan Park last fall were ex- cluded because of the quota At Gage Park ill and 81 named students were turned away He added that no white students ing admittance to the schools were prohibited from attending The quotas were implemented to ensure that student enrollments would not become predominantly black Gage at 5630 W Rockwell sL is in the second year of its quota plan while quotas for Morgan Park 1744 W Pryor ave went into effect in Federal grant speeds street repair program By DOROTHY PETROSKEY A federal agency has approved funding for a program which re- sult in of city to improve Side streets during lite Great Depression Mayor Bilandic said a grant from the federal Economic De- velopment ad m 3 31 is I ration means street improvement will in April said the finance repair of streets by Ote Works Progress adim in Jhc The grant implements a street im- provement adopted Ac vein of releasing in stefe Motor Fw lax earmarked for residential repair to cities and The slate legislation commonly known as Mt Greenwood Street has set off a campaign in community for to launch the program at earliest possible date Civic are petitions property owner for street improvement Areas in oilier Side also arc blanketed in program and are to first new The funded program bv the tity council in Otto brr street improvements a tost Jo less harr per owners assessed pir fiT Before a street will be repaired at least 31 per cent of Uic properly ers on a block must Sivc their petitions requesting the said the street ment is one of seven flo public approved EDA otals than 300 jobs for and unskilled be under tht public works be saw Francis of the department ind sanitation said tiis office has been petitions by griper several months said here is nrt deadline im petitions The deadline is when we run out of mrm o be September Gage's enrollment is limited to 48 per cent black 42 per cent white 8 per cent Latino and 2 per cent at the principal's option The Morgan Park freshman class was limited to 50 per cent black and 50 per cent white A citywide desegregation plan is under development by the board of education which was placed on tion by die state Office of Education last April for not submitting such a proposal City schools face the loss of all state and federal funding if a plan to the state is not drafted Morsch said the plaintiffs are ing an injunction which would knock out the quota plans altogether We are seeking the free admission for whoever lives in the attendance areas of the two he ed Morsch noted that nearly all tbe black and students from the schools instead are attending those with predominantly minority enrollments Woman dies in car crash A Marquette Park woman was killed in a traffic accident early at st and Kedzie ave Emily 68 of 3222 W queue rd was a passenger in a car which hi viaduct was dead nn arrival at Holy Cross hospital Her Paul 75 another pav was in fair condition daj He was admitted with a broken thighbone hip and arm Driver oT car of 3238 S st was chafed with negligent He also was in fair condition in the pital Joyce to outline responsibility tonight Aid Jeremiah will Aid Burke's parental minors al a meeting of the Kinc relations X in the old the S Hamilton 22 hurt in collision By DOROTHY Twenty-two persons were injured yesterday in a three-way collision of a Chicago Transit authority bus a truck and an automobile at the inter- section of st and Kedzie ave Although the bus and auto tore into a currency exchange at 4658 S zie shattering two plate glass dows and knocking out bricks the only persons injured were the drivers and passengers of the vehicles However none was injured ly The truck westbound on struck the CTA bus which allegedly went through a red light according to Sgt Donald E of the lice traffic division That set off a chain reaction which caused the bus to hit a station wagon which had stopped for the red light he added The truck also bit the car with the bus and car ending up in a collision with the currency exchange No one was immediately charged with traffic offenses Cummings said The injured were taken to Holy Cross and St Anthony hospitals By early yesterday afternoon two persons had been admitted to Holy Cross while the others were still un- der treatment in the emergency room Those admitted were Mary D Plant 74 of 5526 S Christiana in good condition with a possible der fracture and Bernice Miller 65 of 4602 S Mozart in fair condition Those treated were Joseph Staples 33 of 4431 S Shields for a head ry Agnes 64 of 2539 W sL for a forehead laceration Mary 50 oF 3510 W pi for an injury to her left shoulder line Kasprak 67 of 3559 W st Helen Driscoll 77 of 11018 S ding injury to her ribs and knees John Prah 69 of 5553 S Meade Irene Briggs 66 of 3033 W pi thumb injury Adam Wozniak 71 of 5340 S Albany and Dolores er 43 of 6214 S Rockwell facial ries Treated and released were Mildred Adaska 61 of 3814 W SSth pi and Rose 47 of 3316 W SSth st Information was not readily ble as to whether all those treated at Holy Cross were bus passengers Bus passengers treated at St An- thony were Coletta of 9739 S Kedzie for nose and mouth in- juries Curtis May 5317 S Wabash 69 S Kildare ankle injury William Blazek 21 of 1374 W Puller Jean 56 3307 W st breast injury and Doris Rau 63 of 6611 S Troy chest injury and bruises Also treated at St Anthony were the driver of the car Ronald McKay 39 for head and neck injuries the trucK driver Smith 25 of 10005 S for arm and neck ries and a person identified only as Eldridge 65 of 3310 W pi for a head injury Police had to reroute traffic from the intersection while the vehicles were removed Southwest college renamed in honor of Mayor Daley The city colleges board of trustees yesterday unanimously passed a lution renaming Southwest college 7500 S Pulaski rd Richard J Daley college In voting the action effective the board hailed the late mayor as the best friend and porter the City Colleges of Chicago ever had According to the resolution the board had received numerous re- quests and petitions from many com- munity leaders and residents of the Southwest Side side of the city and the faculty students and staff of Southwest college to rename the school in honor of Daley who died Dec 20 Although the community by the death of Mayor Daley we are heartened by the fact that Southwest college be known as J Daley said Dr Virginia Keehan college president We believe it is a fitting memorial for a great she added The resolution was introduced by board member Andrew j McGann a resident who has an- his intention to run for the vacant 18th ward seat presided at the ing QcL 15 for the construction of the permanent Southwest college campus The 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