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Southtown Economist (Newspaper) - April 22, 1927, Chicago, Illinois 1 SAMPLE COPY Delivered to Homes Every Friday Free of Charge CALL HUGE MEETINGS TO TALK EXTENSIONS Combining South Shore Messenger and 8th Ward Territories Greater East Edition South Shore Park Manor SERVING Chatham Avalon Park Park EVERY FRIDAY TWENTY-FIRST No. 30 PLAN RELIEF FOR SEWERS IN APRIL 22. 1927 Three New Interceptors Would Remedy Inadequacy of Drainage in District in Woodlawn Police Station Attested on complaint of his wife and held in the Woodlawn police tion Andy 35 6Iio5 Eberhart com- mitted suicide by hanging himself ith a piece of wire which he found in the fell last His wife had Baumgartner he to Officer Charles lockup found him dead about 1-4X) o clock this With the approach of heavy j in hour after he had last seen LIST OF GAME VICTIMS GROWS DAILY Women Tell of Being Fleeced on of Scheme by 110 tnf ct rains and the customary flooded streets and it is learned that the sanitary has under consideration a new plan for the re- habilitation of the antiquated of The new if and placed in in the ion of banish the flood nuisance from residents of the district have suffered fur i James M. chairman of the sanitary district engineering lias outlined the improvement grani for u plan for of the age he tho re- sult of collaborative study by of the y district and the Mr. Whalen studies have demonstrated the sity for three new relief which the program Present Interceptor Inadequate will effectively i educe the present excessive strain on the old Intercepting sew built in by the bordering the lake between 39th and and extending south in Stony Island to This which now practically the entire south side north of 87th is entirely South of that division line the district's Calumet sewage treatment works handles all sewage and provisions have been made for greater capacity whenever tion increase demands Mr. Whalen explained that under the present the sewage fiom Ashland ave. from 87th to 0'ith and east of State fiom to to 60th leads to the 7oid st. pumping station and then into the lake front Tbe rest of north ut this drains small Into the 30th st. insufficiency of the old sower was realized after a storm m Whalen Sanitary dis- engineers saw the need lor re- lief after the district assumed the operation of the st. pumping tion and were begun to de- methods of supplemental sistance Plan Colfax Ave. as Route expansion of the touth side with a increasing population and the inclusion of twice tho age originally contemplated quickly outstripped the of the old This flow a maximum of only 3 OOO cubic feet a double that volume Is required for efficient un- der existing conditions This flow is concentrated bv gravity at the pumping fi 0111 it is pumped through the st conduit and discharged into Bubbly at Racine ave. first step in the process is for the region in the neighborhood oC Mulligan and north of 87th st Air de- can be accomplished by the construction of a relief sewer in Colfax ave cast of av o. This pick up all the sewage Ing between ates ave and the lake mm 111 lilt c oil o DORCHESTER GROUP TO ASK CITY FOR NEW PLAYGROUND i Meyering Estimates Cost of posed Recreational Field at will be In- volved m tho establishment of a on between and 70th for which a com- of the Dorchester ment association will go before the council as soon as the new ad- has adjusted to Alderman William D. MOV r ring Following discussion on this matter at the meeting of the association last Monday a com- posed of Gustave J. P. and W. H. was appointed to cariy out the Requests of the Dorchester association for a railroad station platform at 70th st. on the Illinois Central suburban line have been it was announced at tho Construction of a station would be according to A. supei intendent of passenger because a high platform that would pel nut passengers to pass between and the station could not be built along the sharp curve at that particular point John president of the announced that would not be a candidate for a third toi m at the annual elections of the to held May T. T. has as of the organization due to his moving out of the but he is retaining his membership in the club Victim of Man own man whose activities in scattered communities of this district were revealed for the first time by the Economist last apparently has put in a busy Since the publication last week of the account of as plied in the case of Mrs. Charles 7207 Union seven other housewives of the community have revealed themselves as victims of the piker artist who makes a speciality of obtaining from this housewife and from that one with his According to the complaints received he was busy as far back aa a j ear ago and his latest known victim was made such only a week ago last Among the women w ho would to get their hands the who fleeced them of small sums of money Mrs. Carolyn Ashland Mrs. BRYN MAWR GROUP IN FAVOR OF PLAN FOR JEFFERY BOULEVARD West District Improvers Add to Territory of Association Approval of the petition signed by tlie of the Mawr i nnd pre- and between and 77th sis to the South Paik board ing th ave be made a of at the Ij ting bi ought up thf question of tional toi which not covered bv the including the dia- ti ict bounded on the south by 71st on the west Island on the bv 69th st. and on tlie cast bv ave The action I was nmi the residents who improvement is to be pi fiom the new taken by the City of Chicago hen I to in the work of Ol o w K been stai ted on the ate st east of Kl nid r which was secured t the ts of Alderman Koss a motion was passed it will fiom the old interceptor a load to the from two miles of this sewage uis di- x erted to the 95th st pumping tion and from there to the Sanitary district ate co operating the in sembling data for this Another Sewer on Wood St. Mr explained that the sec ond rait of the tlie struction of a new m ood t is also a. munn pal at st II proceed north in mi i to n inio it the A IM iv si ound If Cui called attention to a nun IM i of lota in the dis- thf on the in noi of rl st. and -i r corner of 71et TIKI in nc 11 ave corner 7-'nd st and Cornell and tno coi nor of 72nd st and step to Ashland in st 11111 half a to si tutu cast Tor half in Ic and cli charge into the south of Chicago he It will dram strip of land approximately seven miles long and one mils rf i moving an onal bin den the old The or I 14 feet wide and 10 feet it the lower mav cost OOO I or I fen ft to build consti of t relief and a increase in a third relief will be on 5) 1 nd w it M The matter will be OFFICER SON HURT BY AUTOMOBILE Within two blocks of the 01 nor where his father was sti uck injured less than three month's Conrad 10 voirs oil 8142 Dorchester strin k hurt by an automobile As he ran around a street car at 79th st and Dorchester Con- rad wan struck the tar bv Max 7653 South ave 1 fe was taken to tho PirK where his hid i ins from uts anil hi T i .TV n i n I M v id i i r s t s T n i ave. on EIGHTH WARD B. M. A. BEGINS POPULARITY AND TRADE CAMPAIGN Business Houses Enter Girls in Race for Queen's Prize Elma 11156 Talman Mrs. George 8821 Elizabeth Mrs. J. M. 7222 South Park Miss May 6637 Lafayette Arthur W. 7223 Eberhart and Mrs James 764S Normal ave. Hard Luck Story the man's game is He calls at the house during day and tells the woman who answers the door that he is a friend of a tive of hers in a western Usually he has given the name of though once he used and twice He then tells them that he is a mining engineer and has been east on for the Not realizing how much money would be needed for the he has run short of That so his his sister in Los or some other nice home tow has called him by long distance to be sure that he would be home in time for her wedding just a couple of days She promises to wire money on to some city so that he will lose no Lime in making Women Make In the he needs just a amount of money for meals and And in every his tale has been so good that the anxious to be of service to the friend of a relativ has given him or according to the amount she happened to have in the He has departed to make a And that is the last the housewife sees of the man or the AA hen the x received the first complaint from Mrs. the LInglewood police were notified and have been carrying on an im The stories told bv tins have vailed but little and the description given by the women victims is the He is between the ages of 45 and 50 j of medium height and slight with hair turning graj He is well-dressed and gives the appearance of a ful business to 1925 Probably one of his first visits in was made to Mrs. on the after Christmas 1925. Her who was with answered tlie door and ad- mitted the c Mrs had been ill and p ud little attention to the man When the nephew said visitor had news from their folks she from Stew Minn The man and then went on with the story of his the man had taking with him which belonged to Jie boy remembered something he said to his hen 1 first answ the door he told me he had word from folks in Mont Mrs. has a brother in Helena and She decided liter that the callor had first said Helen then had lowed her clew and changed it to the latter tow n and Tickets When he made a at tlie home of Mrs. she called Hoigard a florist and asked him to on page 5) III women in t in popularity contest and of tho In tho taking PI t tho drive of the Eighth ud bv the Ward Men s has started itn Riont T o hive con- in tho popularity campaign i -t AA sk Furniture lind llanos i H ranks e Tire 1'hoto Carolyn 6325 Ashland one of many housewives who have been victimized during the past year by a man who represents himself as of a from the Mrs. dent him nearly a year ago and hasn't yet been Meyering Is Opposed to Meter Repeal Storni center of the inaugural meeting of the city council last day Alderman William D. Meyering unwittingly provoked a violent outburst from the and the floor of the council chamber when speaking on Major William Hale Thompson's recommendation that the water metering ordinance be re- The world war v representing the 8th ward was both lauded and In- by the crowd of 2.500 tors that filled every nook and corner of the big room when the major took the chair and opened the council Alderman arose to request that the mavor give as much time nnd serious consideration to the problem of water metering in seeking the re- peal of the ordinance as bad been piven before its passage in but he never finished his AA hen j Was conducted under the super- he reached that point in his vision of AV. director of where he was programs for the South passed for the best interests of tho a chorus of hisses and Last Wednesday two directors of playgrounds of the South board of education and city met at the Englewood Y. M. C. A. to formulate new rules of tion for this years ment of these regulations will be made in over and in the plaj grounds within about a week HOBBY CLUB CIRCUS TO BE FEATURED BY TOY BALLOON RACE Boys and Girls to Release at Ogden Park Carnival of June 2-5 One thousand toy balloons are to be set off by as many boys and in a spectacular balloon as one of the competitive features of the annual Hobby Club circus to be held June 2-5 in Ogden 65th st. and Racine ave. This colorful attracting the attention of was held last as a part of the first Hobby Club Balloons the Ogden park athletic field were later found several hundred miles from Each balloon bore a cap- sule in which was recorded the name of tho boy or girl who had released it in the and to the finders of the balloons going to greatest dis- as well as to the boys and girls released these were a TV aided The were supplied last jear by the department of the South Parks and the SCHEDULE MASS MEETINGS TO DISCUSS NECESSITY OF ELEVATED LINE EXTENSION South Chicago C. of C. and Federated Sponsor Sessions Events in the development of the possibilities of Rapid Transit extensions throughout have been tumbling over each other in rapid succession during the past week as a result of aroused interest among practically all civic groups in the different Foremost among these angles which have grown to noticeable size are have been extended to all civic groups in the South Shore 1 district to attend a mass meeting next Thursday noon at 9138 Houston i under the auspices of the trans- portation committee of the South cago Chamber of at I. M. vice-president of Chicago Rapid Transit T. H. i of the Illinois State Com- merce Alderman Ross A. and Alderman William A. Rowan will he principal speakers on Charles A. man of the chamber will act as chairman for he J js a petition being lated by the Stony Island riot Business Men's association on Stony Island from 63rd to 70th. k in an endeavor to secure signatures of a majority of the erty owners on this thoroughfare give the Rapid Transit Lines a to construct extensions ever this call has been issued to all i improvement and civic business men's associations and local chambers of commerce to send to a meeting being held under the auspices of the South Side Federation of Improvement tions at Brook's 71st st. and South Park May 12 at 8 p. to form plans and advise ways and means on starting action elevated Demand Action en Ordinances Jt West Bryn Mawr Hundreds at Funeral for Pi J. McShane Patrick J. 6726 Cregier director of the Greater South Side Chamber of Commerce and chairman of its transportation com- who suddenly died a week ago was buried In Mount Olivet cemetery Saturday morning while some 500 of his business political friends and relatives stood silently about the grave with bared heads a final and silent tribute to the man who lad won their Mr. McShane Ill Tuesday At first he did not con- sider his Illness to be but during the night his condition grew rapidly worse and he was rushed to Bernard's hospital Wednesday grooet and the real more e expected to a according to C Mx pi emotion manager tho A E in HEJRE THIS Ma and Pa Mathewson You remember the story in which Pa dis- himself a piece of It's a cactus plant this Read e No Fool Like an Old Marion Heath Freeman's delightfully humorous account of the newest episode in this ing published on the Home Magazine MILITARY FUNERAL HELD FOR BANK Young Vice-President of son Park National Dies Suddenly ioos for Thomas joais of 70-11 v iro president of tho calls broke loose and forced him to Cheer Record did not hiss me ton A ears IIP turning to tho parked gallery with a gesture of the stump of his right blown to the elbow by a hand grenado during the war At this tho crowd but whon Alderman attempted to con and explain bis in re- gard to tho eries of Send bnek to ind him drowned the sound of his He w TS out of order bv the majors pav el Alderman MPJ his with Aldermen Donald McKinlay and Sheldon AV Gov ipr in their of the committee assignments announced at thf meeting fon overlooked some lifts in draw ing up the ho siid HO in- tint was fied with his own assignments include the of tho oni on public ship on the committees of harbors wharves ind bridges ritv parks nnd He served on all these committees during bis last term Woodhull en won the ad miration of oven bin bv his stand on th floor against hostile and H decidedly was of the four men who announced open of the trend of wv bv refusing to vote for the tlon of report of the on committees and rules Aldermen Ross A deposed of the finance Guernsey and n Crown voted ith Mev Alderman Wood hull n deposition as of the in favor of Alderman John S lark renter 2OOft K according raused n in to post adjutant Woodhull was retained as of the member of the ment of the evening will named for the he Tito world famous tenor o- p i hi r 11 oH 11 11-i, v r 1 o ir com and track ard A t ave Park were held Tuesday afternoon with military following his death Sunday an operation for at esley of the American sent its of honor to the h js Mr. Vaughan WTS a student at est Point for thiee during the AN from practically bink were present it the which held at Mawr Community church 70th st ind leffery ave. Mr Is by his Will mm h Helen parents and a son of St. Paul TITO SCHIPA TO AT SHORE LEGION POST DANCE Members of the South Shore post of the American will hold their first annual spring dance April 29 at the Bryn Mawr Community An operation late that morning revealed a ruptured append i and he died on the operating table at about 1 Death is Shock His death was a vibrant shock to business men in all parts of As chairman Of the tation committee of the be attracting the interest and port of numerous civic organizations in a united effort to secure elevated line extensions for various parts His according to the business was most Funeral services for Mr. McShane were held from St. Lawrence's 72nd st. and Dorchester ave. with a solemn requiem service at 10: 3( The Rev. D. J. Paster His Work McShane died at a time when it seemed his most successful years were just before the Rev. Tuohy death Is Indeed In forging ahead in the sphere of life he has been faithful to his duties of his family and In- Mr. who served In seventh senatorial district as senator from 10O4 to 1908, Is by his Mrs. Agnes McShane his Helen and and his Edward He died at the age of 63 Represented at the funeral members of the Stony Island Business Men's the Island Golf club and the Create South Side Chamber of Commerce along with a number of public Nephews Act Pallbearers Six of Mr. nephews were the active pall bearers at his funeral They are Anthony and Thomas Mul Hugh James Kelley and Charles and Thomas Honorary pallbearers were John Robert Frank Burke United States Senator Charles S. W. Merle Terence Captain Timothy J. B. N. West J. Michael Roy Charles H. T. H. S. Charles J. J. T. Walter H. Roy O. ment association has gone on i record as supporting the fight being I made by the Stony Island District Business Men's association for an extension to stretch down Stony land ave. from 63rd and secretary was Instructed to write the Stony Island organization offering all possible of the Marquette Park Improvement In a letter to Alderman Thomas F. Byrne demand action on ordinances which have been before the council since 1924, viding for elevated extensions on Ashland and Western from Howard st. on the north side to 75th st. on the tt w ere taken by the Chester Improvement association to route one of the proposed town elevated extensions down Stony Island when committee was James M. Michael Edward J. and Joseph Mr. and Mrs. Theodore loft to at the home of. John Hanley at Mr. and Mrs. Jules of are at Shoreland while visiting appointed at its last day for that purpose and co-operate with other clubs in tho community on this At the meeting of the South Side Federation of Improvement tions at Brook s last a committee appointed by M. J. to study the tension Suggest Another i. After making a thorough the committee has reported that in its opinion it would be desirable to establish a. new line on Park av e from 03rd to 00th turning west from this point to w orth ave. and then south to the city The committee suggested that a branch he built from this line ning eost in the of 87th st. to South Chicago and then southeast on this thoroughfare through South Chicago on to the east It Is pointed out by committee that thp gieat need at the present it to provide elevated for the district along South Park ave. or on a street of tho densely populated Members of the committee are William G. treasurer of the Chatham Field Improvement O vice president of the South Park Ala nor Improvement V director of thp Park Manor Improvement W. C. director of tho Avalon k Civic and Edward president of on Page 11) YOM Are Be sure the Economist is delivered weekly to your new You need not miss one copy of your paper if you send this coupon 728 W. 65th Circulation Dept. 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