Economist, August 3, 1958


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Economist (Newspaper) - August 3, 1958, Chicago, Illinois I DETAILS IN COL 1 A Penny for Your Thoughts t Each peraon In given a penny for his or her thoughts. Today's Interview were conducted in the Evergreen Park area. The question asked YOUR WHAT IS CHICAGO'S GREATEST TOURIST Community of Copyright 1959 by Smirfiiown Economist. All Rifbu VOLUME 58 PAT JARARD E.J. HEATER Fmf stock con- troller. the I'd our greatest tourist attraction is the bail games. After we're the only city that still has two ma- jor league ball During the I be- lieve tourists come to Chicago for its entertain- such as our nightclubs and legitimate thea- tres. The older people are more interested in just seeing the E. J. Beverly asst. freight agent. think a lot of out-of-town visitors want to tour the Museum of Science and Industry on the Jake You can find almost anything you'd want to see and there are ex- hibits to keep the whole family in- terested. Its vari- ous industrial and na- ture displays make it a top tourist Robert Beverly one of our top tourist attractions is Lake Michi- and our beaches. The view along Lake Shore drive is terrific and I think most visi- tors would be greatly impressed by it. I know I am. we have a beau- tiful lake front with many luxury hotels along the beaches and most visitors wouldn't miss see- ing Arlefie Beverly talesf irL lot depends on the but I think the boat touri along the lake front are popular during the Summer. And just about every- one get's a thrill out of seeing Chicago at night. I remember the Shriners had a lot of fun tour- 63th Tel. HUmtton 7-1400 AUGUST 1958 10c it Overturned Car Traps Riders ......M mfimi fst Lake Fron ROBERT LA1ER i t Although she was wedged between the door and interior of the overturned car in which she was Mrs. Juanita 6024 S. Loomis escaped with chest injuries and bruises. Also trapped in the car was Robert 6251 May shown behind steering wheel. in cap at freed pair. Photo by George Bertonz Kl T ght Lost o By Public Use of Burnham park and Its beaches for public recreation is to end as a consequence of an unanimous decision of the Illinois Supreme court Friday. The justices ruled that State Treasurer Elmer J. Hoffman is authorized by law to invest sur- plus state funds and that he if he desires to do purchase bond issue of for the building of an exposition hall on the lake front between E. 16th and E. 29th streets. Hoff- man said yesterolay he will do so. Since the proposed structure will occupy all of the park be- tween the Illinois Central rail- road right-of-way and the lake the only section of Burn- ham Park that will remain open to the public will be between E. 51st Park and E. 39th streets. Kids Help Mom Get A Degree Ever hear of youngsters help- ing their mother through That's about the situation in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rich- ard M. 5039 S. Artesian ave. Mrs. Mildred will graduate August 21 from Chicago Teachers having completed a four-year course of study in three years. Opening Set For October JORDAN Tive persons injured in a two-car1 dbliislon at the corner of W. 85th st. and S. Loomis blvd. last Friday afternoon. Passengers in one car involved H were the Robert 11938 S. Halsted a marine Rare The proposed hall also Shore will ing the and I think a lot of people come to Chicago for its night-life Guy Lonjrwood Man- chief bf Her. lot of people private on Patricia 10204 S. Wallace and Gottardo's Jean An- 127 124th st. Passengers in the other auto- which overturned and come to see the I was badlv demolished according and there's district were certainly an aw- Juanita 6024 S. Loomis and Robert Mc- ful lot there. I to see we have the only planetarium in North and touring it is fun as well as educational. Most LAMDRY tourists who visit 6251 S. May st. Police stated that both occupants denied being behind the wheel of the car at the time of the All five persons in the accident were taken to St. George's hos- pital. The three persons in tardo's car were released after I Chicago just come to relax and treatment for cuts and bruises. be and Chicago has a lot to offer along those lines Girl Dies In Truck- Car Crash A truck-auto crash Southwest ef Chicago resulted in the death ef a seven-year-old Southtown girl Tuesday. Bead is Mary Alice who was riding in a car driven by her Mrs. Alice Mc- of S. mento when it collided with a truck at W. 3351h and S- Archer rd.. Southeast of Lemonl. Mrs. McGivney and two and were taken to Silver Cross Joliet Another was unhurl.. Other passengers in the auto were Mrs. Bridie of S. Central Park avet and Mrs. Young suffered chest in- juries and cuts in the face and legs. McCowns received teven broken ribs and m broken collar bone. Both he and Mrs. Young were removed to Cook County hospital for further treatment and X-rays. Police stated that Gottardo was given a ticket for -failing to obey a stop sign. police are still investi- gating to find out who was the driver of the other car. 1 j .ii I p 1 ff P I .1 IP I I fl 1 Ct mm f 1 n--.- m. n L T i f m r 1.J f m r one the most heaviy traveled boulevards in the city. Whether the drive will be routed around the hall or under it has not been decided by the Metropolitan Fair Exposition created to build the exposition halL What the structure will look like also is unknown. Four times exterior sketches have been made only to be withdrawn. It reported yesterday a fifth place the name of Manufacturer sketch bein Anthony J. Rudis on the ballot for congressman from the Third District in the November elec- tion. four children were very reported her husband. oldest helped a lot with the housework. All the John and household and they were really a big help when she was going to Mrs. Losee entered college in 1955 when her youngest enrolled in taining a B-plus average for three among the live Seek Names For A. Rudis Scores of volunteers last week circulated hun4reds of petitions I to obtain signatures to owner of the Rockwell Engineering 13500 S. West- ern which manufacturers forgings and steel is the of candidate. He resides at 9339 S. Oakley ave. If he wins his fight to be placed on the ballot as an in- dependent Rudis will oppose Aid. William T. Murphy and the Con- gressman Emmet F. Byrne. The goal of signatures of registered voters who did not vote in the recent primary was set by the Citizens Committee In agreeing to buy the 000 bond Hoffman is acting in the face of the refusal of I22' she was presented with an u. Y the past graduate students. Breezing through a four-year course of study in only three Mrs. Losee found time for extra-curricular scholastic activi- such as co-editorship of the feature section of the college newspaper and treasurer of the Business Education Club. Mrs. Losee. also picked up a few honors during her brief col- lege career. During her first she received the Dr. Earl E. Sherff Science Award for By Harold Cross Economist Staff Writer George a poor boy who attended Englewood is coming home a wealthy man to open a cash and carry discount department store with square feet of selling space in what is now the town Theater. With Asher J. N. Michigan as the a lease was signed last week by Balaban builders and owners of the movie and as president of Carr's Inc. It is a long-term lease with option to buy. The Southtown the most ornate movie house in Chi- will go dark this with. the last showing of a double bill which includes the contro- Little Extensive interior alterations will begin immediately to be completed for the grand opening of Chicago's first discount department late in October. The career of George Rose is the story of a modern Horatio who sold shined shoes .and played sandlot baseball in Englewood. There was sentiment well as busi- ness Judgment in his decision to bring a third big department I for Anthony Ji 1 V 4 4 bond houses and imrest- ment firms to. even bid on it. He also will- act counter to the find- ings of a nationally prominent business survey firm which re- ported a year ago that the rev- enue from the hall will not be sufficient to pay off the bond issue and interest If that hap- a tax levy on real estate will be sought. This was one of the main points raised in the case before the court. Kellogg son of a pioneer Chicago in whose name the suit to save the lake front was contended outstanding freshmen. On May store to his home town. When Rose graduated from high school he got a job in the Komiss store on State st. He was energetic and am- award as outstanding business education presented by CTC Dean Raymond M. Cook. Then in she took the high bitious and soon won advance- which has I the hall would become a Former Area Resident Dies In Fla. Max formerly 7323 S. Lafayette and died of a heart attack in his home at 1104 W. 8th st. July 15. Services and burial took place there. Mr. Fenneman was president of the East Hamilton Park Home Thomas Englewood station watches as John 7604 5. Union examines some of the 72 books stolen from his apartment in June and recovered in a barber shop Thursday. Englewood police recovered 721 some of them dat- ing back to the 16th in a barber shop Thursday. The including 16th and 17th Century were re- ported stolen June 6 by John of 7606 S. Union ave. opened headquarters at 10316 S. Throop st. and is launching a vigorous cam- paign. Sixteen thousand signatures may be more than enough if the Cook County Election Board in and that its being built on park land would be con- trary to the public interest school certification exam in ac- counting and received the highest average of all who took the test. In her time Mrs. Losee was Cub Scout den mother for pack student aide working 15 hours each week in a college plus the full-time careers of housewife and mother. How does she do 'Tm not too sure Losee admitted. I will say our youngsters were a great Losee himself was a teacher until a few months ago when he gave up his job at Lane Techni- Whether an appeal to the to retum to United States Supreme court will be taken is considered doubtful Attorney Calvin for Owners association for J5 yearsJSisto toM police that the books Administer Polio Shots At Free Fair a ruling to be made shortly de- is in Europe and will cides that Rudis needs only eight not return until after Labor day per cent of the vote cast in the There is an- recent primary and not eight per other suit against the project industrial work. Mrs. Losee realized a happy ambition when she was assigned to do her practice teaching at her alma Lindblom High ment Davt Komiss. Hose learned the retail busi- ness so well he became vice president of Sally 'in course of time. When Sally Frocks was sold to Rose invested his savings and became an executive of the Petrie selling out at a substantial prof- it The former Englewood school boy then formed.a corporation which opened a discount de- partment store .in New York City. Later he became the head of a second store of that type. Both stores had phenomenal success. Rose is now a heavy holder in a number of mercan- tile corporations and president of several. formula for cent of the vote in the 1956 pri- mary election. Agricultural with There is a wide difference as headquarters in filed a member of the advisory board -aO him bv his iiho ftfiiif ihfrfVttm _ of the Southtown Planning asso- one of the organizers of the Calumet High Fathers' 1338 club and served in many other civic groups. Before his retire- he was an electrician for the city of Surviving him are his two 6838 10JW. 116lh and Chief a professor at the University of in and the books were valued and 6. AH except Mrs. McGivney and Raymond Fenneman who is serving with the navy in Ger- Bryan were released from and four grandchildren. at Sgt- Thomas Hoben said that be and detective Frank Hackel had been working on the case for the past few days when they received a tip where the books could be found. they entered a bar-j----- ber shop at 1854 W. 591h Fair. Free polio shots are being administered nightly at the 18th Annual Chicago Free Inocu- lations can be obtained from to 10 p.nx until August closing fiight Sponsored by the Back of the Yard the Fair is located at W. 47th st. and S. Damen ave. Last persons re- ceived free polio shots at Ihe 1956 was a presidential election with 200.009 votes cast in the Third District as against. in the April primary this year. Hudis said he became a candi- date so the district could have a proceedings several months ago to restrain the state from giving the Metropolitan Authority tional funds from race track fees. While the decision of the Su- she took part in the American Legion Auxiliary and served as 1954 president of the O'Donneil- Eddy Auxiliary No. 714. hospital after emergency treat- Mrs. McGivney was released while who suf- fered a was still re- ported in serious condition. Tfce truck driver. Earl C. of was and released from Slate police reported 1ha1 the rnllisinm occurred when Mrs. Mc- aticmp-fed to niake a left turn in fronl of the Install Traffic Signals At Cost of New traffic control signal have recently been in- stalled at several South Side intersections. Those now in op- eration include signals at E. 47th st. and S. Ellis 57th st and S. Wentworth W. 71st st. and S. Bacine and along from Beverly to found the books in a closet in the back of the shop. The Bruno told police be found the books in a garbage can in the rear of the store. Bertucci was charged ceiving stolen property and re- leased on bond. A hear- ing will be held Felony court August 5. claimed W. Damen McGivncy was The signals installed bv failure to yield the right way the city at an estimated cost of Sta3 was part of the play. which was in Shakespeare's handwriting which he valued a1 Police said Sislo had nol reports Joss of the manu- script at the time of the bur- glary. Health authorities recommend that polio shots be taken accord- ing to this first shot at any second two weeks following the third seven months after the and the fourth year after receiving the third inoculation. Mrs. Florence 5735 S. Bishop chairman of the Back of the Yards health com- mittee. She said that those who leceive at the Free Fair nvay obtain the following member of Congress not con- blow to tne heretofore trolled by either of the major He The major parties pick the candidates. The people have no choice. Thus our district is rep- resented by a member of Con- gress who votes in the interest of the party and not necessarily the people of Southtown. There i is often a wide difference be- tween the interests of the na- the state or city Republican or Democrat parties and the interests of the voters of the Third Illinois laonal or of preserving the parks for public use the ruling was expected by those who have followed the course of the expo- sition project since its inception. More than a score of leading commercial and profes- sional organizations in tfce city are on record against use of the of the court The ART COURSES Englewood Evening 6201 Stewart will offer modern art courses1 from to p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday night. Courses in in- terior decoration and commercial art will be under the supervision of Lewis 500 E a raduate of given within approximately 60 days after the case was filed with it Except in cases involving the death sentence or other great the court rarely gives its rulings in less than several or longer. school. A 1937 she had I cess is obtain discounts by ranked third highest in a class in large cut the over-head to the keep the markup as low as and pass the savings along to the depending on volume for a reasonable margin The familiar elegance of Southtown theater will be re- including the mosaic floor in the the indirect the ornamental side walls and ceiling and indirect lighting. The foyer of the balcony with the grand stairway and the replicas will be kept as part of the big store. The replicas received rave notices in all the papers when the theater opened on Chrismas 1931-. One well lighted replica be- Parking Lot Figures Show Business Increases court is regarded as Another indication of an in- crease in business in Englewood was noted this week by South- town businessmen. Figures show that more cars were parked in the six city owned and operated parking Jots this July than July 1957. The continued rise of the num- ber of cars parked in the lots indicates more and more poten- tial shoppers coming into the Englewood shopping busi- hind 63rd and nessmea said. me a gracmaie 01 niioison free of chaw by callingjcoHege and the Art Institute. No the Board of Health at RAn- dolpfe Extension 501. special needed art training will be as a prerequisite. Install New Mercury Lamps In Southtown New street lights for the Southtown area will be put into The halljvas ptoposed by on or about August 7 at the following loca- S. Yale from 75th to 76th S. Wentworth from W. 75th to 76th Perry from W. 75th to 77th sts. The new mercury vapor street Chicago The paper brought about legislative author- ity for a Is construction and The Tribune lav- Srm defended the against it. In this con- nerlion. it was recalled last that The Tribunes printed boast What The rribune wants in 1 it sted sis. In the 3 89OX another the World's Fair of and still another the Chicago Fire of Hose is taking over the four big parking lots that Hank the Southtown theater. He will pro- vide free parking to customers of his JOINS STAFF Curtis 35 W. 72nd IS i all as in wiii oe at an estimated cost of Chicago. recently joined the staff of the Stock Yards District Office of United Charities of Chicago as a caseworker. The office to located at 734 W. 47th st. Janzea graduate of the ;