Southtown Economist (Newspaper) - May 11, 1927, Chicago, Illinois HOME EDITION to the Home Every Week at lOc Per Month SEEK FOR ENGLEWOOD EXPOSITION CENTRAL EDITION SERVING Park Normal Park Park Manor Hamilton Park District EVERY WEDNESDAY TWENTY-FIRST 44 MAYOR TELLS HIS PLAN TO SAVE POOLS Chamber of Commerce Members Hear Thompson's First Address To relieve street unify the transportation devote taxes to the operation of schools in- stead of the building of and float bonds to provide for build a Calumet cleanse Chicago of and make Chicago a seaport by opening tKe Mississippi are the major purposes In the program as presented by Mayor William Hale Thompson in an address to 2.000 residents Monday He spoke before a meeting of members of the Greater South Side Chamber of In the grand ballroom of White first effort aa mayor of the city ef Chicago will be to do what the ple want me to asserted the mayor 1n I understand It of the people are supposed to do what the people That's what I want to of then launched at once into a dis- cussion of the financial condition of the city particularly aa It pertains to the school schools win have to closed during December and January If don't some way to get he we shall have to pay our employee in The easiest thing to do would ba to raise But Thompson doesn't want to raise of the dollar you pay In taxes now only 20 cents la being used for the schools and out ot that only 10.75 cents la being used for actual operation of The rest Is being devoted to the building of new ones which will be used by generations to Financial me the most idiotic financial policy In the world is to take only 10 cents out of the taxpayer's dollar to build schools that will be used for CO I maintain that this 10 cents should be divided between the school board for school operation and other departments of the New schools be built on money obtained through 50-year is limited to a bond Issue of We can assess on only 00 per cent of our value at a high Xew York assesses on 100 per cent at a low 1 want our tax plan placed on that basis and I want legislation that will permit our Issuance of year bonds up to our full assessed Promises Gst It am going to Springfield get it. TVe have until a week from Tuesday to put through the 80 or 00 bills and amendments necessary to this After that we would have to get the unanimous consent of the state ture and that would be very operating under a financial tem that isn't fit swaddling clothes for nn Infant and that fbr a city we hope to make the biggest in the we don't pass these bills and pass them quickly you ore going to be sadly I'll always do my best to get you 100 cents on tho dollar but 1 can't create the Joseph E. president of the Chamber of at the close of Mayor Thompson's pledged support of the 2.600 members of his Traffic That the mayor is definitely in favor of relieving traffic congestion by street Improvements was evidenced by his stand on the street and trans- portation traffic in Chicago bles every five he streets don't and you can't make a mistake in improving I spent on the Michigan blvd. system people thought T was taking an awful Two years after project was put through property values In the lone affected improved by Street improvement In the south side would cause the same la the heart throb of a great I want the traction question I want to see alt the traction lines in the city unified with a universal order to do this the traction companies need a sound financial Capital stock means Watered stock Tells Harbor Plans Passing then to Calumet bor he declared that power to get this project completed the close of my first ad- ministration I signed the to Calumet Harbor And I went to Springfield and obtained legislation on It. The power is It Isn't my fault if the harbor Isn't But with your co-operation I'll get you your up to A vigorous attempt to clean up crime is being made by the mayor and hie the chamber members were of the things Chicago Buffered from la organized ery prevailing for four paper publicity on It snt a very good advertisement to here we have a man who Is settling Tour crime question for Mike the greatest thief catcher on Is cutting crime faster than any man ever did Sob Sisters Attacking the sob mayor made a direct appeal to the assemblage In the matter of Ofj page 3> MAY 11, 1927 Englewood's Peach Crop in Spotlight Can yon pick perfect Announcing a contest to hold In connection with second annual Greater Englewood the committee ot business men In charge has sent out a call tor most the and most In Prises consisting of a Hudson auto- a Whippet car and a- rolet and many other go to lucky girls who are de- clared winners In the The exposition committee that contest is open to any girl between the ages of 10 and 25 weighing between 00 and 100 and who is not now engaged a professional stage or screen performer or artist's st Once Registration lor the contest may be made Immediately at the offices of the Englewood Business Men's Halsted st. An entry coupon Is published on pago 18 of this edition of the Last Walter W. secretary of the business men's mailed several score of blank postal cards to as many ness men in the requesting that they enter the name of their choice for the A meeting of all the girls who are entered and those who wish to enter will be held tonight in the assembly hall of the Englewood Business col- the details of tho com- petition will be Gets Chance for Career according to the is a chance for some girl in wood to win fame and an Arrangements are being made now with one of the nation's biggest film companies to give the winner in the contest a screen test and a chance at and the winner will be interviewed by a number of prominent people with u. view toward a meeting is scheduled for 8 The Business colege is located at 73ft and all girls who wish to enter the contest and compote for the prizes urged to POLICEMAN ARRESTED IN STORE AS THIEF TRIALS Charges Against Officer son on Plea of State Next tho of Er- nest K. En- glewood police officer now under pension and charged with will be heard In Grand Crossing Schloeman and Harry 1141 W. 63rd were arrested by Officer Ira of the police station in an Atlantic and Pacific tea store at 0306 Harvard at 1 o'clock Wednesday morning of last Both are charged with According to the statement made to police by who is a janitor in the Schloeman woke up and told him he wanted to call on a. man Hayes went up with ha but they didn't find the man As he went downstairs ahead of he noticed a light in the store and called Two Trials After they went into store through the rear which Hayes told police was they found no Then Schloeman began to put ceries into a paper Hayes He told Hayes to take a couple of bottles of tomato At that Officer traveling wound the two in the He fired and forced them to come Then he placed them un- der Schloeman was immediately pended and will have to stand trial before the police trial board on a charge of conduct unbecoming an of- In the municipal court ho and Hayes will be tried on the burglary Case Continued The case of two other police William 54SO fornia and Thomas Union also suspended from the has been continued until May 25. The case was called morning In Grand Groaning court before Judge John but no testimony was The state for the terson is charged with being sory before and after the fact of and Is booked for At the same time the cases of John 124 W. Division and John Justine held on 17 robbery were continued un- til May 25.________________ PLAYMAKERS PLAN VAUDEVILLE SHOW For the last production of their 1036-27 season the makers will produce the Circuit May 31 In the little 1800 Stevens Under the direction of Paul sen. the best amateur talent in town la being assembled for this est and event of program of of outstanding features of the Is entitled and will Introduce a doten youngsters between of 8 and 12 in a song and dance act. PLAN UNIQUE FEATURES FOR TRADE EXHIBIT and Baby Con- tests Arranged for Englewood Pageant With all plans every booth with a contest and baby content the second an- Greater Exposition which wilt be held week of June 18-25. to be the event in the 1027 history of The exposition headed by Edward H. has laid to a business show that will not only exceed the success of the one last but which will compare favorably with the Pageant of Progress other great trade expositions in this tion of the Ignited Arrangements have been made for the building of one of the largest wooden floors in tWe city on the ex- position 03rd st. at wood Emerald ave. and lace which will be covered by the huge exposition housing more than 250 every line of from house brick to Expect Babies in Contest Headquarters for the exposition are at present located in the offices of the Englewood Business Men's Halsted but new headquarters in the vicinity of the exposition grounds are expected to be established At these offices babies may be registered for the baby contest and entries for the peach may receive It IH expected that more than two thousand babies will be entered In the baby content this to compete for the prizes and in this contest as well as In the contest are now taken at the association's One of the most its in the exposition will be the re- production of a completely furnished bungalow in the center of the The roof of thin cottage will be used as a platform for This bungalow will contain the est equipment for the home and Is expected to be the center of Interest In the big to Entertainment Other interesting exhibits have born prepared by the automobile real and by known 1VBCX the radio station the will have a studio In the exposition tent and will broadcast from the exposition There will be strolling dancers and singers to enliven the and a public the crowning of the best baby of the and the crowning of the of Englewood and other spectacular events will provide special F. B. BELLIS NOMINATED FOR LIONS PRESIDENT r. B. was nominated as a candidate for president of the wood Lions club for the ensuing year at the regular meeting of the den Tuesday at the B. and O. 735 ave. The tion of officers and directors will take place May 31. There in no opposition ticket in the field and it is expected that the nominees will be unanimously elected to John Ostrom was named Dr. O. 15. second James third Frank Read Peter Hoi lion and Simon J. trill Directors were Paul C. two William two K. one Dr. A. J. A. retiring automatically Incomes n. director nsi at the ex- of Nominations were from the District Governor J. a. wan the of honor and the cipal speaker at I i OPEN EVENINGS FOR NEWS STORIES SUBSCRIPTIONS COLLECTIONS OR ADVERTISEMENTS Classified Ad Department Open Every Evening UNTIL 9t30 P. M. For Your Convenience Phone Englewood 1400 or Call at the Office 728 W. 65th Street Boys The sophistication of the city can never overcome the in every boy and the modern counterpart of the old hole at- tracts Bob Sells and Edward two with coming of Boys are the center of interest this for seven days bare been aside for the development of their Interests of Boys Guarded in aro only little boys grown Women usually add tho love which may be of the reasons why so closely follows Mother's Never before In tho history of tho world have good bad boys and Indifferent so claimed the tion of educators and public But Just what Is being dono In in a practical de- boys into stalwart men who will carry on tho ideals of should be mentioned the young army of 4.000 boys who are receiving athletic training and class work instruction tn tho South under tho direction of V. K. superintendent of playgrounds and of the greatest achievements of the American declares Mr. been his development of the Not only has ho added bis mechanical but ha has alno given his unquenchable to the project during tho early days when the radio was In tho embryonic and when adults were Haying that It could never bo Athletics and Mechanics boys work In the South 1'a.rks is highly further declared Mr. aro 100 baseball IS tennis 15 ming four bathing and athletic fields for soccer and Athletic competition in subdivided according to tho ago and Interest of the athletics aro a moans of de- the character of the boy and a means of stimulating his Spirit to thoro are boys who can be reached better through their love the radio hun pi oxen the truth of that Sunday afternoon In the send their model motor boats and boats over And so boats in tho classes at the South houses embody all of tho skill shown by the expert ship ers of Hoys havo ed to mechanics by doing ex- that tho regular hnd no to as the American boy has developed the will he develop the and In the South Parks we have exhibitions of bin aeroplane models Inches that nin the last word in mechanical 600 Boys Learn to Swim v Another great that IK done for the development of boys in Is the work of tho Men's Christian associations art aa a clearing hound between the schools and tho Hold No Fear for Missing Kids It may be that some mothers get results when the small son or daughter with the dire a Rut ure youngsters In Bobble and Harry would shriek w Ith If they were sure the man would an Englewood Monday afternoon three lost ranging from 2 to n years of tal strangers to each and each making his own tour of the were picked up by officers of the police Taken to the station to await arrival of frantic the for u officer in the from Capt. Michael Delaney played to the three young turning the station into a garten for their special The Visitors Arrive Karly In tho afternoon Officer Gal bra I tli brought In a headed and whom he had found at 7.1th st. and Parnell ave. The who didn't know his had walked some distance in tennis his feet were and so he hnd been In The took oft the little shoes and put him up in a It wasn't long before Officer Creedon brought in the next a dark-eyed with a bold and dashing who an himself as It had decided to take a ride and had hopped on a convenient street without bothering to take along some pennies for At bOth and Hoisted the con- ductor on westbound turned HOBBY CLUB QN PAGE 18 of this edition is an Illustrated article on written for girls entering tho open competition in tho Hobby club June 2-5. In Tho article is written by South Park's director ot for SEEK CONTRIBUTIONS OF TOOLS FOR SHOP PARK Ogden Director Plans to Install Equipment for craft Work Koys and of park will their own club workshop If plans now under way according to William park di- Contributions of either tools and equipment or money being sought to a complete shop suitable for a class of Jii at ond and where such articles as lamp hall dimple pieces of may bo dollars has been by the Walton of ward tho but Collins another will needed to If the will ho set up In cr order .is one of tions nt Die Club ex- position nt pni k June I At time tho equipment one work several tin trie a wood lathe for a Maw and Jn addition to these a drill press and a number of working tools arc During the few months the woodwork n held in the sei s a when Die MW limning pool In ing tho PRETTY GIRT BANDIT HOLDS GUN DURING ROBBERY OF STORE Tells Victim Mother is III Hospital and She Needs Cash in lobbed the Iri the of Tin a and i Kill the pi liH nit n a And Kin her to Mr. caving her mother w is Mf k in i she herself out of v. orlt and waft helping with him over to the saying that he had boarded the car where over Tho telephone on the sergeant's desk rang Sergeant Burns answered and a woman's In- quired about a little In- they had two small boys at the one in a blue overall suit and one In a blue and white Which And Still Another But his of the waifs was Interrupted when the voice on the wire insisted that she wasn't looking for a stray but had found one and wanted the police to come and get The boy was at 08.T? Throop Sergeant Burns sent a Officer soon returned with the third ot the trio which was to take possession of the This youngster was a small handsome with blue eyes and brown clad In a overall Then the furi Officer switchboard being the father of proved his ability at and paper were The rather et at warmed They played with the keys of the Usurping the hat of Officer two of tho trio started a hot argument as to who should wear it At 4 o'clock members of Lieut. Er- squad came in to report duty and officers of Sergeant squad camo They spent a tow adding to the of the Every cer who came in stopped for a chat or to the Then the storm came but the youngsters were happy and even notice the lightning ami Then Peace Reigns Attain Shortly afterward ono mother her lout child on the telephone but the officers couldn't be sure which one of the throe was At o'clock Mr. and Mrs. Harry 7O.HO Eggleston ar- rived to the little He had been missing since 1O o'clock In tho ing and his mother had been Ing for him Ity o'clock Mr. and Mrs. as came to claim the blue-eyed years who had been missing 2 But didn't want to go he'd made up his mind to Join the force and ho cried lustily when Ins mother dragged him It wasn't until 8 o'clock at night that Harry 5 years located bv his Mr. and Mrs. Thomas OOOO Dorchester ave Ho had started on his ride some time around All after- noon his mother had been searching through Hyde Park for him while he enjoyed in Capt. And so at A o'clock school wan cloned at tho station and once morn peace and quiet PROPOSED 1' Federation Opposes Stony Chicago Plan Conflict between the tives from 'the east and central tions of over proposed extensions is foreseen as final preparations are being completed for the mass meeting to be held row evening In Brook's 71st st. and South Park the supervision of the South Side tion of Improvement Two hundred delegates from some groups will meet at this gathering to discuss elevated Members ot the South Side of Improvement association are desirous of further port for an extension from M. and South Park south to 00th st. way of South Purk 4vo. then west to Wentworth south to st. This main extension Include a brunch lino on 87th running cast Into South Chicago and Bast Approved and Opposed Organizations In the territory ot South Shore and South Chicago have approved a proposed extension from and Stony Island ave. Stony Island ave. to 70th St. and from there over South Chicago ave. H. M. vice-president of the Chicago Rapid Transit promised the representatives of organizations at a recent meeting In South Chicago that the elevated lines would erect this extension as soon as The according to liam R. is definitely op- posed to tho latter proposed It has not as taken Its proposition before tho lines according to Mr. MARLOWE THEATER'S ROOD BENEFIT SHOW DRAWS HUGE CROWDS Management Turns Over All to Fund for Mississippi Victims hundred and twenty dollars toas added to the flood relief fund today by the management of the 03rd st. and as tho proceeds of a benefit tion picture and vaudeville ance presented in their luat All admissions were turned aver to the fund by John owner of thw and Charles The Marlowe was crowded at both shows pre- sented during the The ture and acts of good vaudeville many of the performers being stars frequently heard from tho ECONOMIST were the clal Services ot all the performers were Those taking part in the ville presentations were The Harmony and ler ot fire the Kids in songs and Baby also in songs and Harold boy Will the singing Mclvin and Sam Scotch The entire arranged by tho management op only five won ing for the performance was arranged by ard operator of a callope theater has been un- der tlic management ot Mr. Milton Mr. for a year and a. contributions to the fund be- ing raised by for the Mississippi urea which rained the total to Faith Aid M.l. Clara Mrs. 7U07 Western Employees of the Mutual National 70th and Halsted J. I. Payette 7011 H. Freiberg anil Mrs. P. in to Swim sponsored by tho M. C. flOO boys according to O. chairman of the tional guidance are now organizing a club for the said Mr. Bon we expert to have target practice with Junior rifle Wo also hove clubs of who build model aero- and leather and for the boys who do not care for the strenuous athletic Then have organized the clubs In nil I the to money to for her The been in the con- em Her Monday They before 12 o'clock and ordered o Then the mnn produced the run robbed kln of diamond pin and what money ho h in his While his Companion took the gun he went through rash They In and 10 boxes of departed tho girl high In to several boxen of and from tn t I Two men waiting well known athletic Instructors give them and they left In talks to tho entire school under the had parked In auspices of of the Mme. Coach Speaks Coach A. A. Stagg of the Robert South of who pitched five hrn returned from on page 2) the Merry If Are Moving 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. I contemplate moving on the of wish to have the Economist delivered to my new Old New Remarks No.