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Economist (Newspaper) - June 26, 1960, Chicago, Illinois Civic Qroup Pickets Loop Realtors A Penny for Your Thoughts Each person is given a penny for his or her thoughts. Today's Interviews were conducted in keveral locations. The question asked KIND OJP A VACA- TION WOULD YOU LIKE TO HAVE THIS Charlotte my iavoute would be in Florida. I have been i there j many I like it where it's warm in Florida. I would like to there. I would enjoy liv- ing in any place where its warm. That would be a CHABLOTTE BALDWIN Vacation.1 fine place for a Mrs. John G. Mar- quette like to go to Cliff House in Lyndon Wis. It's a private resort near the Dells. I like it because it's quiet. I like to I like the peacefulness of such a place where my band and I can MRS JOHN get away from G. KVLOVITZ the Mrs. F. Evergreen husband I have already made plans just to go to a cottage this Sum- mer. In a I like a cottage vacation better than but Us harder having to cook i and clean. I like to i u s t relax which we will be able to do at a lake cottage. We're going in Mrs. Mary South Shore I haven't had a acation in 17 but if I did have one I would want to go to New York lor the night plays and I would DETAILS COLS. 7 AND PAGE 1 Mtrnbtr Atcrtdiltd Community ot Aonrm. Inc. Cowrifbt I960 Soulhtowo Inc. AD Riibu Rtwrnd SO0TH EDITION VOLUME 46 tubltthtd at 723 W. tflh St.. Ttl. 7.1400 JUNE 1960 10e 24 Pogtl MRS. r HUIZINGA be particularly inter- ested in Mer- rioneite know it's far but I'd like to go to Israel. I am Jewish and I would take pride in seeing i the land ot niy people and the progress made there. I'd like to s e e collective farms. I've heard that Tel Aviv is of the most modern cities m tile Ex-Captain Walter R Healy Dies Retired police Capt. Walter F. Healy died in his home Friday I the age of 69. Capt. who lived at S. Morgan was on the police- force from 1915 to during which time he the Hyde Chicago Burn- and Englewood districts and received nine creditable men- tions. Me was one of seven policemen dismissed from the force in 1944 charged with failure to suppress but was later rein- by the Hhnois Supreme Court. During World War he served in the He is survued by ihe and a Mrs. June a poJicew-oTTjaTj. Requiem Mass will be offered Monday at a in St. Leo 7747 S Emerald ave. Buriai will be in Holy Sepulchre cemetery. Red Cross Names Barnett Chaiken The Red Cross recently ap- pointed Barnett 1082 W. as first representa- tive of both the Auburn Park and Highland areas. who is a certified first aid is to be contacted in this area by any group wishing1 to secure this free instruction. He can be reached by tele- phone at AB. or through the Red Crow first aid deparl- 2-7850. 3 Youth Gangs Beat 3 Hospitalized Give Marian Medals To Girls rirl Scouts are shown following a ceremony in St. Barnabas church in which the girls each received Marian the highest honor a Catholic Girl Scout can achieve. Twelve girls were presented the awards. Twelve members of Girl Scout troops 1351 and 1610 were re- cently presented the Marian highest honor a Catholic Girl Scout can in a cere- mony m St. Barnabas 10134 S. Longwood dr. The Rev. James L. Pommier made the presentations. The Rev. Norbert E. O'Connell is pastor of the church. The girls who received the award are shown in the photo- graph. Left to they front Marianne Mary Isabel Michel e Por- and Beth rear Anne Nancy Mary Carol Sue Peggy Marga Musich and Betty Foley. Also receiving an award but not in the photograph was Mary Anne Pelton. Mary Button and Betty Foley are members of troop 1351. The other girls are members of troop 1610. Mrs. Paul 9920 S. Hoyne assistant leader of troop conducted the course of study necessary for the awards. Mrs. Robert M. 9637 P'S- Wood is leader of troop 1610. Fete Sergeant On Retirement Sgf. Joseph O'Malley serves a pieee of his trlirrmenl party cake Io Mrs. Adelaide O'Domiell during the event held in life honor in Greshani police slaitan by school crossing guards. He is in charge of ihe guards and has been in Gresham district 17 Police Sgl. Joseph O'MaHey. inih who will re- lire July was given a farewell parly June 16 m Gresham police slalion. 819 W. 8Mh by school crossing guards. Sgt O'MaHey is head of tfic crossing guards and a veteran of 38 years service on Ihe police 17 in Wic Gresham district. He was presented an razor by the women. The above pholosraph him presenting ihe first piece rctirenwDl cake to Mrs. aide O'DonncH. 8855 May guard at S7lh and' Aberdeen and delegate of 7he Mth dislrict of ihe O1hcr guards the ser- and wish him luck. W. 95th St. Businessmen Plan Betterment Program businessmen on W. 95th st. from S. Ashland ave. to S. West- ern ave. have been invited to a dinner meeting June 29 Io a program for a better unified program for the merchants of W. 95th st Arlhwr of HimmeJ Furs. 1he meeting wiH be held at p.m. sn the Beverly- Woods 11532 S. West- ern ave. chairman of thf meet- said a active program will be developed to consider and take action on such problems as the possible loss of tfte cily park- ing lot at W. 85th st. and S. Pleasant ave. and the depression ol W. st. Sherman Swanson of For Men Shop wiJl a new pro- motional campaign 1o under- taken by Ihe businessmen. Among gwesl speakers will be Harry past president of the Enjtlewood Business Men's sociation. ivJw ill speak on A Businessmen's associa- Juveniles Held For Assaults Eleven juveniles were arrestea by police Friday as three separ- ate assaults were reported by teen-age gangs involving home- bound in the South side Police said the attacks prob- ably were due to excitemen engendered by last day from school freedom from restraint. Three victims were hospital- ized and three others were re- ported Acting Lt. John Wright of the Gresham police district said he thought the beatings were lated and not part o a eanfo-Diiggaifc Aber deen and Gerald 7S40 S. Stewart bofe 10 and sophomores at Calumet Higl were victims of the firs assault. They told police they wer attacked at 79th st. and S Parnell when a gang o about seven young men de manded their money. When Duggan and Comstock told them they had none they were beaten unconscious and robbed of records they wen carrying. The boys were taken St. George hospital for treatmen of cuts and bruises. Three all students o Westcott Vocational High school were pushed and mauled m the second attack at an eastbound bus stop at W. 79th st. and Normal ave. The girls were Elaine 5650 S- Aberdeen Lydia 5600 S Winchester and Joan Van 7022 S. Morgan st All of the girls are 15 years old. Police said a gang made up of girls led by a boy were in- volved in the attack. They were seized by a police squad car and taken to the Gresham sta- tion and later turned over to the police youth bureau tor ques- tioning. Police said the gang took from Miss Stone and a portable radio from Miss TtirkowskL The third assault occurred on a CTA bas on W. 79th sL near S. Morgan st. Police said five vouths scat Kurt of 8617 S- University in the rear of the bus. The five fled when the driver went to Labger's help. a student at Calumet Sigh suffered a broken nose and bruises and was taken to St. George Hospital for treat Groups Rally To Assist Ailing Mother Members of the Altar and Rosary guiJd and Name iety of St Thomas More 2606 W. raHiea apt week to aid a SouJhtown nother of seriously ill in Je Company of Mary Evergreen Parfc. Groiap presidents Mrs. Louis J 8139 S. Talman ave and Jack 2813 W. 85 announced a blood donor for Mrs. Laverne cin. 8739 S. Whipple hospital- zed for extreme bleeding and a blood condition since May Mrs. Przybycin wail need al east 35 pints ol blood to replace for treatment of 'he similar hemopheha. and for iwo operations June 32 and 19. JPoIlo Vietim Overcomes Odds To Get Dinlotnu Polio victim Sue Ann Strasser is shown in her wheel chair accepting her Morgan Park fligh School diploma from Laura assistant and Wallace second from left. Her Mr. and Mrs. Thomas are shown watching the presentation. Sue Ann of 1054 S. Harding a polio victirr who attended classes by tele received her diploma hi a wheel chair at the Morgan Park High school commencement Thursday evening of this week She was on the platform with her fellow wearing a cap and gown. Present were her proud par- Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and her four sisters Mary Joan and 6. Sue Ann was stricken with polio in the second week of 'her freshman year m Mother of Sorrow High school. A year later she began her studies at Morgan Park High school over a private telephone line from her bedroom to the school. Her parents engaged a bedside teacher to amplify the classroom instruction by tele- phone. As a result Sue Ann will graduate with grades in .the upper half of her class. Mrs. Strasser said that Sue Ann will enter a hospital July 12 'or surgery in the hope that she will be able to get rid of the back brace she has worn for a year-and-a-half. Sue Ann's father is a sheet metal worker. Family Fun On The Lakes With summer now in full bloom ntdnv people arc plan- ning good iftncs wild their fami- They know that skin diving other water sports hive been real family treat. who don't already own are watching the Economic for HICM who do own their own read want-ads to find good deals on boating So. if you have or water tnent you want to make ptmt to Mil ii through a family want-ad- Jort tail one of our friendly nut thai She will help yon write an ad thai will chancc yottr equipment for cajh and the of Ecottomm wiQ enjoy dealing with yon. die wav to do H. HUdson 1-9701 U P.M. Tin 4 P.M. Civic Unit Moves Pickets To Loop By Harold Cross Economist Staff Writer An hour-long demonstration was staged in the Loop by men and women members o the integrated Winneconna Lake Area Improvement Association against real estate concern which they said own and man age Soutbtown residential build tngs that are in need of repair Bearing banners with inscrip- tions such as Real Es- tate Board Wake and Is the Building Depart the Wumeconna Lake protest delegation formed a mov picket line and marched in a big circle on the broad side- walk in front of the building a 100 N. La Salle st.. in which the real estate firms that provoked their ire have offices. There were no incidents. Pe- who moved in both directions through the picke .ines. were given handbills which explained what the demonstra- ion was aoout Police watched from a parked squad car. There was no interruption of vehicle traffic in the street Heading 1he pass- ersby learned that ttie pickets the practices of he Crane Reaity and the Tom Reaity Richard S. Nor- mal president of the Wm- neccnna Lakes Area Improve- ment and leader of Ihe slated the protest was also directed against Gerald H. Crane. Crane is a real estate attorney whose suite on the 20th Door of ihe building at 100 N. LaSaHe is also occupied by tne Crane Realty Co Co. He s and the Tom Realty he is nol the owner but Uie legal represlaUve ol these firms. Bukacek giving tfic owners two weeks in which to correct numer- ous fire and housing vio- lations al 7719 and 7729 S. Field- ing a committee of 15 neighbors went through the buildings and found the same shim conditions that existed for the last Bukacek absentee owners manage over 100 buildings on the west side. We are not going to stand by and allow our fine resi- dential community io be con- verted by absentee owners into slum properties. These real es- tate firms do not seem to under- stand polite talk or the feelings cf hundreds of property-rminded citi2ens. If our picketing today does not get results we will picket the owners at their resi- dential addresses and we will help re-locate the residents of the run down buildings to de- safe and sanitary Among the pickets in Friday's demonstration were the ing neighbors of the tenants of the two run down S. Fielding William 8040 S. formal Mrs. John Winneconna Mrs. J. P. McAuliffe. 7711 S. Eggleston Mrs. Luella Jane 7626 S. Normal ave. Also Mrs. William 4U Winneconna Mrs. Evelyn 421 Winneconna pky.j Randolph 7621 S. Nor- mal Mrs. Annie 7621 S. Normal John 7659 S. Normal iarringlon Denson. 7644 S. Nor- mal Leo R- 7619 S. William 7648 S. Normal and James Fal- on. Local Lawyer Wins State Post Peter 7321 S. was eleclcrt a jncmber-al- arge of the Board of Governors of the Illinois Bar Association at he annual convention ot the association in Waukegan' last week. Fitepatrick. a practicing at- is a delegate of St Leo's church in the Organization for he Southwest Community. CONDEMN BVILDING The city council at a recent meeting passed sn ordinance eclaring the building at SS40 Yale to be unsafe and public nuisance. The city uildmg department was in- tnicted to demolish the struc-
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