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Suburbanite Economist (Newspaper) - March 2, 1955, Chicago, Illinois Want Ads Minimum Charge Just Call CO And Say Charge It SOUTH END REPORTER The Greatest Newspaper In Chicago's Greatest District Serving The Following Communities For 62 Years Roseland West Pullman Pullman Fernwood Washington Heights Riverdale Dolton Calumet Park Largest Circulation In The South End District 42 CHICAGO ILLINOIS WEDNESDAY MARCH 2 1955 at Two Pages Plans For Lake Calumet Harbor SOUTH CHICAGO Indiana Man Is Arrested For Attack On Woman The map above pictures Lake Calumet and the acreage deeded last week by the City of Chicago to be Chicago Regional Port District to make possible the development of a giant terminal and other facilities here It is expected that actual construction will begin on the harbor facilities early next Summer The work is to be financed through the sale of some millions in revenue bonds With the completion of the St Lawrence Seaway the widening and deepening of the Channel and the building of the Lake Calumet Harbor this area is expected to experience a tremendous industrial expansion Some acres of ground including the bed of the were transferred to the Port District by virtue of the action of the City Council last week 5th Ward Pledges Support To Bob Merriam Kuester Says Candidate Recognizes Problems In a public statement issued Wednesday Emil F Kuester itli Ward Republican committeeman announced that the nil Ward Republican Organization will give support to Robert E Merriam Republican kte for mayor of Chicago at the election scheduled lay April 5 Kuester declared he wished to make it very clear that iii the support of any candidate and policies of the Re- publican party my stand will always be steady and unafraid in support of the best interests of all the people in this Community and there will never be waver or evasion from such policy Questioned as to some of the involved in the mayoralty just ahead Kuester ex- the stand he took before he Republican Central committee jf Cook county in casting his vote lor Merriam as the Republican for mayor j The said he had requested that any approval of problems or policies be only after a careful analysis is to their impact on any lar section of the city Discussing this point further Kuester Discussed Problems I've had several discussions Bob Merriam and he has a definite willingness to lull and complete tion of ail problems as Lo their localised effect on a ward area jr community I'm quite certain IIP meant what he said Mr declared that as representative of the 9th Ward Regular Republican Organization IIP wished to express appreciation lo all voters who supported man Reginald DuBois in his campaign for re-election is alderman at the February 22 He lauded the precinct captains and party workers for fine efforts 1933 this community has sent to the City Council an man endorsed and supported by I he 9th Ward Regular Republican Organization although under the Act aldermen have Ho party designation on the Jul declared Mr In Uie recent election man DuBois was one of four Re- supported alderman to the City Council jut the necessity of Mr Kuebler asserted Two South Side Republican went down in he continued and a look at the election day map published by a daily gives a clear indication Nab Teen Tavern Owner In Police Raid Three teen aged boys all 17 years of age were arrested about o'clock last Friday night when police of the Juvenile unit Crime Prevention Division under the direction of Sgt James Kehoe raided the Ten Pin tap 11436 Michigan Edward Lachman is Church Repair Fund Reaches Mark The drive to raise for emergency repairs to the Methodist church and St Lawrence has now passed the mark ing to an announcement by the Rev Earl M Tapley minister of the church The campaign was launched last November when repairs on the historic steeple of the and installation of exit wiring were demanded by the Chicago Fire Department In an effort to bring the drive to fts goal at an early date the congregation set up two campaign committees A general committee has been headed by Raymond Spanier Sr and Frank M Black Jr men and a community committee led by Mrs William Ravas and Mrs Margaret Roberts men I have been most gratified by the response of our congregation and our friends the Rev Tapley stated I expect both the fund raising and repairs to be com- during the spring Repairs have been underway at the historic church since late No- Student Nurses To Be Capped Sunday Afternoon 24 Young Women To Participate In Ceremonies Twenty-four students of the Roseland Community Hospital School of Nursing will receive their caps at the annual Capping Service to be held in the Nurses Home 11321 Wentworth Sunday afternoon March 6 at 3 o'clock This group of 24 young women entered the nurses training school last September and they will re- their caps as evidence of the satisfactory completion of the six month's of their school work The impressive will be in charge of Miss Vada Wilcoxen Director of the School Nursing Special musical selections will be given by the students of the ond and third year classes The following will receive their caps during the Elaine Louise Candilas ine Crabbe Carol Nelson Helene Geraldine Szalbierz and Jean Doris Van Beek of Chicago Georgene Bonn of Dolton and Shirley Ann Kamstra of Lansing 111 Mary Ann Kocis and Joan Marie Moore of Oak Lawn ginia Murphy of Riverdale Janet Elaine Johnson of Westmont 111 Louise Gabrielse of Sheboygan Wis Helen Feenstra ton Minn Verla Huisken and Leola Mae Tinklenberg of Edgerton Minn Rosemary Ann McCaul of Elkhart Ind Carol Ann Stolp of Hobart Ind Ruth Lee Henckel and Nancy Jane Hulce of Michigan Ind Elene Mae Homans Munster Ind Millicent Jeannine Rosemary South Bend Ind and Hermina Van Dyke of Marion Mich owner of the tavern The teenagers arrested were Frederick Killian 17 of 9946 John Kinney 17 of 11061 Esmond and James Stevenson 17 of 10043 Prospect it was reported arc charged with illegal chase of liquor Three of selling liquor lo minors have been filed against Lachman and he faces a charge of failure to have an amusement license The case against the defendants scheduled for Branch Court 42 Tuesday morning March 1 was continued until April of the vote trend in and around this local community Lack Of Interest Everyone of the voters in the 9th ward has a stake in this community But only 43.28 per cent of the of this ward were interested enough to cast their ballots Ycl some wards polled more than 57 per cent of their registered vole community in the past has always stood out with its people ready and willing to support any measures with large majority ex- pression Why the lack of inter- est now No policy or I- candidates altitude save voice to good government Mr Kuester ed Lincoln was frequently at variance with his party on policy Roseland Lions Plan Air Trip To Canada City About 170 Lions of District 1A will embark on a flying trip to Windsor Canada and Detroit Mich Saturday March 12 Included in the contingent will be some 12 members of the land Lions club headed by Dr John L Woodlock president They will leave the Chicago port at 8 and return after midnight During the day they will be guests of the Windsor ons at a luncheon and an afternoon tour of the points of interest The Lions will be guests of he Detroit Lions for dinner followed by a hockey same between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings The occasion is the of the Windsor Lions Club the first Lions club chartered out- side the United States Say Man Admits Fatal Stabbing Sunday Night Morgan Park police Tuesday thai Grant Jones 34 Negro of 11468 Ashland has ad- nutted the fatal stabbing of Otis 35 Negro of 1731 Waseca place during a fight at and last Sunday night Jones wah arrested on Monday An into the of waf opened Monday but was ordered continued until March 9 at the County Morgue Local Ford Plant Turning Out Cars At High Volume Ford Division's big Chicago sembly plant at 12600 Torrence ended another high volume duction month by turning out new Ford passenger cars and trucks in The employes have been working a six-day week since production began on the 1955 del Fords last October S L mons plant manager said Their work day ranges from nine to 10 hours Including January's production of units the Chicago plant has assembled cars and trucks so far this year Production in 1954 was for January and for ruary for a total of units Simmons said Three Shoplifters Get T to 10 Year Prison Sentences Prison sentences were given three members of a gang of lifters arrested here last August for thefts in several local stores Judge Thomas Adesko sentenced Sanford Kennedy of 6830 An- thony to a term of 1 to 10 years in the state penitentiary Two male members of the gang of four Negroes Christine Ward 4323 Drexel and Mildred of East Altgeld Gardens were sentenced to 1 to 10 years in the Illinois Women's Reformatory Dwight A fourth member of lie ganp Claude Days of 1640 entered a plea of guilty and was placed on probation The others pled not guilty Thief Takes From Man Here At Knife Point White of place lice he was robbed of in by a man who him he went to his automobile he parked in the alley at Hie rear of Michigan about o'clock last Saturday February 26 the man held linn at tlie point of a knife forced him lo turn over ten bills which he had in hit pocket Nicky Francis Is To Appear At Scout Fair NICKY FRANCIS Nicky Francis famed clown who has appeared on numerous television programs will be seen at the Scout Fair to be held at All Saints church 10806 Wabash Saturday and Sunday March 5 and 6 All proceeds of this gala event will be divided equally among the five Scout units of the parish namely the Brownies Girl Scouts Cub Scouts Boy Scouts and Ex- i of fame will be at the on Sunday ening as a guest of the Scouts and all will have opportunity to see him and talk to him in person Activities on Saturday evening will begin at 7 o'clock On Sunday the fun will begin at 3 o'clock in tiie afternoon and will continue until 10 o'clock in the evening The Scout Fair has been held in two previous years and has proved very successful principally because of its originality and color Most of the prizes awarded at the fair are the works of the boys and girls themselves being the ducts of their handiwork and craftsmanship during the year All booths games and projects are operated by the Scouts with adult supervision Refreshments will be served and on Sunday a full course meal will be available Admission is free Lists Candidates For Riverdale The Party of Riverdale has filed petitions with the Riverdale Village Clerk as an official declaration of the tion of the party The petitions also declared that the following persons will be in the forthcoming tion on Tuesday April For Village Trustees Harry Nortman 14204 School Harold Hoebel 14502 Michigan and Louis 14412 Emerald For lice Magistrate Henry Noetzel 107 West St The party officials stated that plans are being made to hold lic meetings at which time the candidates will be formally pre- sented The time and place will be announced in the near future The best tiling s- men can do is deny Tony Anthony Adducci Appointed To Naval Academy William E McVey of Harvey Republican congressman of the 4th Congressional District has announced that his principal pointee to the U S Naval emy Annapolis Md for the class of 1955 is Anthony J Adducci 17 of 11800 The youth a son of Mr and Mrs Alex J Adducci will be next June from Mendel Catholic High school He has been member of the track team al Mendel Mr Adducci lias completed liis preliminary as physical lie will bo given final entrance examination in June of this year many HIT pleated to hear of his Annual Swim Meet Is Scheduled By Kiwanis Club 22nd Annual Contest Planned April 23 At Fenger Pool The twenty-second Annual Com- munity Championship Swimming Meet sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Roseland will be held evening April 23 at the Fenger High school pool according to Racine Thompson chairman of the meet Preliminaries for all swimmers up to and including the age of 13 will be held Friday afternoon April 22 at 4 p.m and the six fastest swimmers in each age di- vision will compete in the finals Saturday evening April 23 mers 14 years and over will swim only in the Saturday night com- petition The six fastest swimmers in each event in the finals will receive prizes with a medal going to first place winners There will be 22 events in all for swimmers of all ages There will also be a special race for crippled boys and girls of Gompers school A handsome will be awarded to the ning relay team Entry Blanks Ready Mr Thompson has forwarded entry blanks to all Physical cation teachers at grammar schools in the community and to the Street Griffith Natatorium and West Pullman park The events are open only to boys and girls residing employed in or attending school in the Roseland district bounded by the Handle tracks on the west to street thence to avenue to street on the north by street on the east by Stony Island avenue and the City Limits on the south and to dren of members of the Roseland Kiwanis Club All boys and girls desiring to compete in this famous classic sporting event are urged to start training immediately as tbe com- petition has been tougher every year Fine A special trophy will be awarded the winner of the club group which includes Fenger Street and Griffith A trophy will also be given the winning grammar school team which last year was won by Fernwood school Swimmers are urged to obtain entry blanks at once from their schools Grammar school mers may swim for their school and also for Griffith the UY or West Pullman park but their en- try blank must show both tions High school swimmers may represent only one team Additional information will Bartender's Tip Leads To Arrest Of Factory Hand Police Trace Man To Indiana BY CHARLES K RENNER Good police work on the part of Dolton and Riverdale police resulted in the arrest of Keith D Smith 21 of cie Ind last Sunday evening by Sheriff W Paul Anthony of Delaware county Indiana on a warrant issued by Dolton police for the alleged rape of an Riverdale girl last Friday evening February 25 Disregarding threats of violence made by her assailant if she told police the victim told her father who in turn notified Riverdale police Riverdale police called in Dolton police because the assault took place in Dolton The victim told police she left the Tri-City Bowling Lanes 13856 Lincoln Dolton at o'clock Friday night Walking north on Lincoln she noticed a man ing in front of a tavern at and Lincoln As she turned the corner and walked west on street the man disappeared In front of St Paul's Lutheran church at 233 East a man jumped out of the bushes grabbed her around the her to the ground and dragged her behind the church where he her The victim told police she bit the rapist Enraged the rapist punched her about head blackening one eye and her lip as being 25 to 29 years of age 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall dark hair combed back was wearing a blue corduroy jacket blue jeans with the cuffs rolled high and spoke with a southern drawl Dolton Police Chief Grover Cogswell Sgt Fred Mohr and Riverdale Police Chief Charles Cook started to search for- the rapist checking local taverns and factories Chief Cogswell said he questioned seven local suspects Begin Campaign To Raise Funds For New Church Hold Kick-Off Dinner In Colonial Village Fund Raising Drive Photo Below The drive to raise funds to ance erection of the Colonial lage Community Presbyterian church on the church lots located was officially opened Monday ning February 28 at a kick-off dinner held at the Presbyterian Church of Roseland Present at the dinner were sons taking an active part in the campaign The building will include a sanctuary and facilities for day School classes Herbert Smith co-ordinator of the Building Fund Drive acted as master of ceremonies After the dinner community singing was led by Justin Miller minister with Mrs Arthur sen as accompanist A short radio skit followed the singing with Mr and Mrs Dwight Smith Mr and Mrs Bert strom Robert Crow Mr and Mrs Kenneth Goetz and Mrs Clarence Maliska in the cast The balance of the meeting was taken up with details of the coming canvass pear in this newspaper from time to time Further information may be obtained from Racine son at COmmodore or PUllman Police Get Lead A bartender in a tavern at and Lincoln supplied the first lead when he reported a man fitting the rapists description was in the tavern before and after the sault A patron told police the suspect was employed by Metro Glass Bottle Works Dolton Plant officials told police the suspect had failed to show up lor work Friday afternoon but ed the man was originally from Muncie Indiana On Sunday evening Dolton lice filed a warrant for the arrest Continued on Page 2 Thermometer To Mark Growth Of Church Fund INJURED IN Katy Opalko 07 of place suffered a possible fracture of lier left lpc March 1 when clown a flight of basement stairs at her home This larpe thermometer erected on thr si Colonial Village Community to lir constructed al and the scene of a joyous last Sunday afternoon February 27 as lie first wore in on indicator Thr marking will br moved as the fund Ibe congregation Officially he for funds to finance election of the nen building at a Kick-Off uer Monday evening February 28 at the terian Church of The church will include a and facilities for Sunday School classes The five men appearing in tbr to the right in the photograph teft to right the Faul L pastor of the Roseland Presbyterian Church David chairman the committee Herbert A Smiler chairman of the Finance Drive the Justin A raster the Colonial Presbyterian church and Arthur Jacobsen ber of Session
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