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Suburbanite Economist (Newspaper) - March 12, 1941, Chicago, Illinois c: Everybody's Buying 'Em! EnglcwooJ Lions say it looks like a sell-out for their Spring lecture for- um winch opens the night of April 1 in Englewood High School auditorium Cornelius Vander- bilt, Jr., will be the speak- er. Tickets are going fast in a campaign that is sweeping the community. FIRE CAPTAIN GOING. Dr. Peter Schuurman, vice-presi- dent of Eng-Jewood Lions, sells two season tickets to Capt. Eugene Miller of Engine Company 101. "I'LL BE THERE." Mrs. M. II. Kuchne of the Woman's club, pets her tickets from Paul Jones, a Lion, seen here putting the finger on Congressman Dies who will be one of the forum speakers. LION WIVES HELPING. Mrs. Paul Mulder, bride of one of the Lions, sells a set of four sea- son tickets to L. C. Smith, presi- dent of the Englcwood Business Men's association. FRANK RATHJE GETS HIS. President of Chicago City bank buys a pair of season tickets from Lion Edward Damstra, rtgrht. Photos- POLICEMEN. TOO. President Carl Edwards of the Lions, right, finds a jrood forum customer in Serjct. James Oakie of the Enslcwood station. Diamond Ring, Silver Is Stolen by Thieves While both Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pierson were awny from homo Monday, someone broke into their third floor apartment at 7206 Har- vard ave. Mrs. Pierson said the loss in- cluded a diamond ring valued at K of silverware and rain- pair of binoculars. -TODAY'S OTHER- HEADLINES SOUTHTOWN SOCIAL 2 HELLO, 2 JUNIOR FIRMS IN 3 IPITORIAL ON LIONS 4 WEDDING 4 PERFUME iOTTLI S YOUTH WEEK OISIRVANCI.................. P.-T.A. ACTIVITIES HERE........................ WHAT'S IN WOMEN'S CLURS.. 4 It conomist V Member Accredited Community Newspapers ot Chicago FORTIETH 5 Copyright 1941, Southlowtt All Kiflili KturnJ SOUTHTOWN, CHICAGO, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 1941 it IT'S fflKiui CHIC AGO tin 2701 f. ttttth if.. It Inf flmmt kiilldUf lutall wltfc capac- ity 100.000 total will MRS. REGAN DIES AT 95 TICKETS FOR LIONS FORUM 'QOINQ LIKE HOTCAKES' Response to Lectures Is Warm One Forecast Sell-out for Series of Talks to Be Climaxec with Address by Con- gressman Martin Dies. Going like hotcakes! Thai's what's happening to the season tickets for the Englewood Lions club Spring forum which will open the evening of Tuesday April 1, with a speech by Cor- nelius Vanderbilt, Jr., and close the evening of Monday, April 21 with a speech by Congressman Martin Dies. The third speaker of the three-lecture series will be Donald McGibeny, radio news commentator, who -will address the 'orum the evening of Monday April 14. The forum will meet in the au- ditorium of Englewood high school, 62nd st. and Stewart ave. Forecasts Sellout. Forecasting a sell-out of all the eats in the auditorium, Dr. Peter Schuurman, vice-president of the :lub and sales msmager for the :orum, said last night the rapid ;ales of season tickets at each s far exceeding the hopes of the ions. "We believed before we started hat the men and women of South- own would respond enthusias- ically to the idea of a public orum with nationally-renowned he said, "but we hardly lad expected the demand to be o instantaneous. Needless to say, his encourages us greatly. The ickets were placed on sale only hree days ago and at the rate he calls are coming in for them t our forum office and at the ate they are being sold by our in- lividual members, the demand bids fair to exceed the seating ccommodations. Tickets for Organizations. "We have so far withheld from eneral sale a considerable num- >cr of tickets which it was our ntentioii to offer to special classi- ications of people women's lubs, church organizations, war veterans' organizations, schools nd similar bodies. We want to ulfill this intention as completely s possible and are striving to get ur members around quickly to neetmgs of all these associations o offer the tickets, for we are ager for their support and par- icipation. We are doing every- iing we can to call upon all nese bodies before the demand y individuals for tickets forces s to reduce the blocks reserved or groups." Carl J. Edwards, president of he Lions, said the telephone orders oming from individual South- owners into the Lions forum of- ice at Englewood 8558 are for rom two to six tickets each. Phone Reservations. "We arc reserving tickets or- ered by phone for three days said Mr. Edwards. "They must be paid for by that time, or u s t be released for sale to thers." Interesting sidelights on the urchjise of tickets by individuals vere disclosed by Mr. Edwards, everal dozen families who have rdered five or six tickets each ave explained they will use the ecture evenings as occasions for ntertaining guests. "One women who telephoned or her tickets told said Mr. dwards, "that she and her hus- and have dinner obligations to everal other couples and they ave ordered their tickets in order o lake their guests to hear the jeakers after dinner in their (Continued on Page 17) rank C. Rathje Re-Named 'ustodian of Police Fund Frank C. Rathje was re-elected 3 for the IHh consecutive oar as custodian and treasurer f the Retirement Board of the 'ark Policemen's Annuity and Jcnefit Fund. Mr. Rathje is president of the hicago City Bank and Trust ompany and the Mutual National Janfc of Chicago. He is also head f the law firm of Rslhje, Hinck- ejr, Barnard and Kulp. Military Rites To Be Held for Jack Carroll Southtown Member of Ma- rine Corps Dies After Illness in Cuba. Military honors will be accorded the late Sergt. Jack Carroll, U.S.- M.C., son of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Carroll, 7921 Aberdeen st., at his funeral Sat- urday in the St. Sabina church, 79th st. and Ra- cine ave. Sergeant Car- roll, an aviation machine gun- ner, died Satur- day morning in the Naval hos- pital at Guan- tanamo Bay, Cuba, after be- ing stricken with malaria two weeks before on maneuvers with the Atlantic fleet off Cuba, He was 29 years old- He was a member of the Marine detachment aboard the USS Wasp, aircraft carrier, at the time he was stricken. To Attend Funeral. Marines from the Great Lakes Naval Training station will at- tend the funeral. A volley will be fired over his grave in the St. Mary cemetery and taps will be sounded. The body is being sent home from Guantanamo and is expect- ed to arrive in Chicago today or tomorrow. Enlisted in 1933. Sergeant Carroll enlisted with the U.S. Marines in Chicago in 1933. He was educated in the St. Sabina grade and the Leo and Calumet high schools. He is survived by his father and mother; a sister, Rosemary, 10 years old, and a brother, Robert, now serv- ing as a private in the Army in Fort Ord, Cal. SERRT. JACK CARROUU V.F.W. POST OPENS DRIVE FOR 'LUNG' Goal of Expected to Be Reached by April Joining in the ever-growing movement to combat infantile paralysis, members of the Kenneth M. Coply post No. 512, Veterans of Foreign Wars have launched a campaign for funds to buy an "iron lung." The device -will be presented to a hospital. Leo Walczak, 5541 Mozart ave., past commander of the post, said that members and the women's auxiliary expect to attain their It is planned to raise the money ?oal of by the end of April, ay public subscriptions and by parties. The post has not yet decided definitely in which hospital the 'iron lung" will be' placed, but Walczak said that several hospi- tals have agreed to accept the ma- chine subject to two conditions aid down by the donors. These are that there is to be no charge made of anybody requiring the use of the machine and that in such cases where a sufferer is too poor to afford a hospital bill, the 'iron lung" will be sent to his home. Frank Kranz, 2035 W. 18th pi., is commander of the post. Woman Is Struck by Train; Seriously Hurt Mrs. Enoch Carlson, 10522 'hurch st., incurred n skull frac- ure and a broken left wrist yes- ,erday afternoon when she was struck by the Rocky Mountain Rocket, passenger flyer of Ihe Rock Island railroad, at the grade crossing near 104th si. and Vin- cennes ave. Taken to a hospital by a police ambulance from the Morgan Park station, Mrs. Carlson was still un- conscious this morning. Police said he apparently had been crossing 'rom west to east on the north crosswalk of the railroad at 104th st. when the accident occurred. Filling Station Robbed of by Negro Pair Two Negroes, one armed, held ip Oscar Systert, 3003 Princeton attendant at a service sta- ion at 8458 State
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