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   Suburban Star (Newspaper) - January 8, 1925, Morgan Park, Illinois                               The Favorite Newspaper in Homes of Morgan Park, Beverly Hills and i i r t 1 OUR FIELD The Finest Residential Section In Cook County St A Community Newspaper Boosting This Section For Business and Homes MORGAN PARK, THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 1925 No.2 Resident of Morgan Park For 34 Years. A Noted Musician And Choir Leader FIRST EUTERPEAN LEADER The Smith family, 2116 W. 110th Place, were greatly saddened on the first day of the new year when the husband and father, Franklin Sly Smith, passed away very suddenly. Smith, due to the loss of his eye- sigth, had been an invalid for several months. Mr. Smith was a wonderful musici- an and was well known in musical circles through-out the country. For START WORK ON BEVERLY THEATRE IN A communication from Fitzpatrick- McElroy Inc., was read by Secretary j ______ Bradley of the Morgan Park Com- j inercial Club at their regular busi-! Bell Post, No. 242, Degree Teum, ness meeting held Tuesday evening, Jan. G, at Kiskaddon's Realty Office, They stated that the new Beverly Theatre at Monterey and Homewood was on the list for January work. To Put On Work For Local Post At Ridge Park Hall Wei-6 no u AWI. j This however is not a positive com- j ASK COATS FOR SPEEDWAY mitment. They have just completed two Theatres at 59th and Kedzie and 63rd and Western Ave., and expect to start construction work on the Beverly Theatre in January. Their loan isj all made and are simply wait- ing for the matter of picture service to be properly disposed of. A report of the meeting of the Board of Directors was read and ex- plained, in which they had defined the duties of the various committees as outlined in the Club's By-laws. The report was accepted. wo.1 years he was thc tata th. The Omaha Glee Club. He was also an A numbei 01 ae. g Evangelistic singer for some time. He j came to Morgan Park in 1891, and has made his home here ever since. He took the leadership of the old Morgan Park Choral' Union during those early days, and was also the first leader of the Euterpean Men's Chorus. Mr. Smith was the leader of the choir of the Morgan Park Baptist Church where he and his family are members: Hq was also a soloist at a number of the Chicago .Crurches and sang in Light Opera for a time. Mr. .Smith was an expert accountant and for 27 years was manager of the Chicago branch of the Linseed Oil employe, he left on J. Benjamin to the Club as for emblems for window posters, also to be used by members on their stationery. An emblem of triangular design was thought most appropriate and Mr. Benjamin was authorized to secure prices and re- port at the next meeting. W. D. Russell suggested that the The next regular meeting of the Beverly Hills Post of the American Legion will be held on Thursday, Jan. 15, at p. m., at the Ridge Park Field House, 9Gth St. and Longwood Drive. At this meeting Bell Post, No. 242 degree- team will put the new members thru initiation. This meet- ing is for legionairres only who will be admitted by presentation of their 1925 membership card. All members are urged to be present and show appreciation for thc work of the Bell Post team. Sixty-four paid-up memberships have been reported and the post will receive a meritorius service citation from National Headquarters. A plea has been sent out for cloth- ing for men at the Speedway Hos- pital. Old .overcoats and other cloth- ing are needed. Members are asked MISS ANNA SLACK VIOLIN-CELLIST AT M.E. SUNDAY .Anne Slack, now connected with the Cicero Conservatory of Music and one of the noted violin-cellist of Chicago, will play at. the Morgan Park Methodist Church next Sunday night. Miss Slack's playing is noted for its beautiful, virile and mellow tones. This yoing artist has an abundance of technique and plays with much style and finish. You will enjoy her playing. Come and bring your friends with you. Mr. Emerson Abernethy delighted the audience with his singing last Sunday night. Mr. Abernethy pos- sesses an admirable baritone of good range and volume., and he sang with much musical tajste and beauty of expression. The theme of -the evening's mess- age was "The Hjunger For Truth." The world is hungering for religious truth; thith about God and about Jesus Christ. These Sunday livening services al- ways have an evangelistic tone and you are -cordiallvMnvited to attend. Thev begin promptly at o'clock. SIHEEF H Proposed Street Too Close 95th Instead of Being Cen- trally Located FRED CARBERRY TO LEAD SONGS AT M. P. BANQUET PLAN VALENTINE PARTY Well here we are again talking about the great event which is to come off in Morgan Park on Tuesday even- ing, January 20, the annual banquet of the Morgan Park Business and Im- provement Association. As has already been announced, thc speaker will be the Honorable Frank L. Mulholland of Toledo, Ohio. Now comes the news from the Publicity Committee that Fred W. Carberry, America's Premier Song Leader, will The January meeting of the Long- wood Manor Civic Ass'n. was replete with complaints and constructive criticism, in other words a very lively meeting, with everybody satisfied be- Hall, Mrs. Rummler, A Successful Mother Complimented by Dr. W. Scott Hall on Her Book TEACHER OF LANGUAGES take care of the community singing. sue Harding Rummler, Mrs. Wm. fore they the left St. Margart's meeting was held. Th cutting through of a new street from Winston to Beverly Avenues, between 95th and 9'Jth streets, as proposed by the Board of Local Im- provements, received quite a bit of Those who attended the banquet two years ago will not have forgotten the wonderful harmony which he drew out of the crowd with that simple old tune "Old.. Black Joe." Really, Carberry whole show in himself and how good he makes a. crowd feel over its singing. Well then, in addition to Frank L. Mulholland and Fred W. Carberry, there will be solos by Mrs. Williams Lf. JLUSotll ing Ul 13 Club start working towards organiz-1 to gather them and bring them to ti _C___ j-, i tt "accoutif "of Tiis eyesight. Mr, Smith was born in Granville, N. Yi, January 15, 1851, was married in 1872 arid moved to Dixon, Illinois. He lived there for four years and in 1876 moved to Omaha, Nebraska, where he became the leader of the Omaha Glee Club. Mr. Sniith, 74 years old, and a resi- dent Park for thirty-four years' was very well known all along ing a baseball team for the coming season as a means of entertainment for the community for the summer. President Sauer appointed a Sports committee to look into details and work together with a similar com- mittee, the and Improvement Association, the following committee was appointed, W D Russell, Chairman, F. E. Ben- the Ridge and leaves who mourn his loss. many friends He leaves his wife Ella M. and daughter Katherine, (Mrs. tljjnry Justin) and three sons, William F., Donald A., and Harold P. Smith and the late Justin L. Smith. He was an uncle of the late Justin A. Smith, 2204 W. lllth St. He leaves fourteen grandchildren. Funeral services were held Satur- day, January 3, at 2 p. m. at Mount Hope Chapel. 'jamin and Dr. C. H. Lane. S. S. Teachers Have Get-Together Social the next meeting. Tracy Chapter 0, E. S. Install 1925 Officers The Annual Installation ceremony of the Officers of Tracy Chapter, No. oncerned and the Association. Maps prepared by the engineers of the Board of Local Improvement, show he new street to be cut thru ap- proximately at 96th street, which the ;he property-owners contend is too close to 95th street (already a thru- street) and not anywhere near' the center of the distance between 95th and 99th streets, where they would prefer to have the street cut through. It was also brought to the attention of the. Association, that if the street was allowed to go through, as pro- posed, at sonie future time, another street 'would be cut through between 189, Order of-the Eastern Star, was held Wednesday evening, Jan., 7, at j o'clock, at Tracy Masonic Temple, 1832 W. 103rd St. Nellie M. Hoffman was installed as Worthy Matron and "William R. McBurney as Worthy Patron for the Last Monday night the officers and comjng year. A delightful program teachers of the Morgan Park Sunday j was furnished by Edward L.Clissold, school assembled in the church par-1'baritone, Thomsa A. Tamlyn, accom- for a "get-to-gethcr" social. There i panist) Irene Nellis, reader and Edna were about 45 present. The first half Heilman, reader. hour was spent in getting acquainted- The public was invited and an hi- Then followed a half-hour program, j formai reception was held following Will Lay Cornerstone Freeman Lcroy Fairbanks, 1M23 Longwood Drive, has becnchosen to make the dedication speech at the lay- ing of thc corner stone of the new- Masonic Temple. This honor has been the installation ceremonies. consisting of songs and short snappy talks. Mrs. Ahsens had charge of the social hour, and everyone entered heartily into the games that she had planned. Delicious refreshments were turved by Mrs. Paddock and her assist- manifested a very fine feeling of good fellowship and co- operation. Under the able leadership of Mr. Charles L. Fickett, the newly j Mechlin Chapter D. A. R. was held at Transportation Question and Street Improvements FIRE HYDRANTS DISMISSED The announcement of refreshment brought out a'Marge attendance to tht Washington Heights and Ridge Im provement Association meeting hel  1874; being the daughter of George F. and Adelaide Mathew Harding, was edu- Ice ted in Mrs. Loring's School, Chica- crn Seminarv South. S'visfon High School Chicago, (Cbk of-93) UmLsity of Chicago, (Ph. B. AVe. laifSun- an-d .rallsic in Florence; Italy, 7_ _ _ A O-Vfl TV) _ w, and was teather of German -and French in th eClinton, Iowa School. She married Wm. R. Runtm- ler in 1905, was a sive Republican, member of the Eso- teric Society (U of C) and the-Uu Sigma fraternity. At the funeral service held at her" late home on Tuesday, January 6th, the Rev. Fred V. Hawley of the Barry Avenue Unity Church said of her, "We come to pay tribute (Continued on page 7) Oak Forest Patients Appreciate Program day afternoon, Jan. 4, at p. m. The Dangremond Trio furnished a few numbers and Florence Dangre- mond sang two beautiful pieces, Don- ald S. Gardner, "Baritone, rendered 'a group of Parsons, whist- ler; Kathleen 'Turner Larsen, readej- and Gretchen Reimer, toe dancer alsi furnished some enjoyable entertain! ment for the patients..... j These Sunday afternoon ments make quits a diversion for thl patients at Oak Forest and ar< greatly appreciated. De Walt Mechlin Chap. Holds All Day Meet An all day meeting of thc DcWalt elected Superintendent, this School of Religious Education should make id strides in the field-of religious edu- cation. Gatherings of this sort help greatly to promote a fine spirit of har- ivjasojuc JLHIO conferred on him by the grand master nuny and loyalty on the part of officers of thc state of Illinois. teachers. STATEMENT OF CONDITION Beverly State Savings Bank OF CHICAGO As made to Auditor of Public Accounts at Close of Business December 31st, 1921 RESOURCES Loan and Discounts Overdrafts Bonds and Securities Real Estate Furniture and Fixtures and Vaults...... Interest earned, but not collected Cash on hand oml due from Banks Other resources 550.G7fi.20 'i t i .he home of Mrs. John B. Goodspeed, )630 Winchester Ave., Monday, Jan. 5. Mr. Louis Bowman, member of the Americanization Committee of the Sons of the Revolution, and also of the Americanization Committee of the As- sociation of Commerce, spoke .to the members on the Americanization work done in the courts by Patriotic organ- izations, in helping the foreigners take out citizenship papers. Mrs. W. G. Hedrick, 10228 Prospect Ave., entertained thc gather! ig with a group of songs. Mrs. Goodspeed proved a delightful hostess. V-ocal Recital Miss Stella Benson, who sings Radio, will give, a vocal recital at Academy of Our Lady. Thi-oop St? p. m. Tuesday, S LIABILITIES stnck Undivided profits Reserre for taxes, interest, etc....................... 10 Unearned discount _ Deposits The regular monthly iiusincss meeting of the Park Business and Improvement Abs'n., will be held Monday evening, Jan. 12, at H p. m., at the Kiskaddon's Realty Office. A number of communications were) tion will read, expressing the season's greetings to the association for a prosperous New Year. One member said that he vpc-nivod more returns on the dollar through the association than in any other "way, and wished for more John Geringer efficiency in the City Hall. A discussion was held on the new fire-hydrants and it was pointed out that the new or.es recently installed were greatly inferior to the old Creg- ier hydrant.' Thc new hydrants freeze easily in cold weather, leaving rous condition in case of They so need reducers with which all Fire jpartnronts are not a less of time in ease of fire and in the summer are to turn lak- two men for the job. Alderman McKinlav, who was present, suid tnat he was glad to bear this discussion and would bske the matter be the Citv Council. President Geringer reported the progress of the snow ploug'mng ('uv" ing- the recent snow-fall ar.d annium- llvj i-d that all the sidewalks l.Hveen and Street r.nd Western Avjnue from Doth to 107th streets had been satisfactorily cleared of snow and that the hi'l on 103rd street and Longvood Drive had been scraped and ciiders spread making it easier for train: to get up and down the hill. He aiS' re- ported that the snow-ploughing.fund was low and that contribution? and serve the dinner. ,j are cordially invited to attend. !t'''Last Saturday evening both the i Heavy and Lightweight basketball __. _. p I teams won their respecuvi; heavy weights defeated the Ogden M. E. team by a score of 38.to 26, and the lightweights.out pointed the Chatman team 22 to 8. Local Boys Start New Tire Statior A new firm has made its appearance ir. the Ridge district this pitst" wceW, bring managed by two of our local boys, Harry Stevens and James Mc- They have opened an attractive Tire and Battery Station at 1720 W. 95th Empehi League Games Start Monday, Jan, 12 j Street under thc firm name of South- Town Tire and Battery Station. See their advertisement in another column of this paper. Cadet Zuiant Injured When Sled Hits Plug The first accident resulting from coasting on the Lothair Ave., hill, oc- curred Wednesday evening when Cadet Zuiant of Morgan Park Mili- tary Academy whue struck a water plug, seriously injur- ing his scalp and suffering a possible fracture of the skull. He was imme- diately rushed to ;the Roseland: hos- pital by Major Bowman. 2uiant's in- juries while very painful are not of a verv serious nature. S DEPOSITS June 30, 1925 (Opening Day) December 31, 1923 December 31, 1924 MARCEL ......50c SHAMPOO.....50c MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY OPEN EVENINGS Tuesday, Friday and Saturday BEVERLY 3528 Claire Windsor Shop 1924 Monterey Ave. The Empehi basket-ball teams will play their first league game with j rr Bowen gym 89th and Manistee Ave. Both teams have been practicing; j jhiird for the past week and should iv.ake a good name for themselves duf- i ing thc league games. Thome Rimes, I forward for the lights, has been trying- j i hard to keep within the weight limit, 'but has found it too much for bis hcrJ.tn. Coach Davenport had him stop his reducing exercises and has him as a regnl'ir member oi the j heavy-weight team, so his worries arc j oxer. j -K j CALUMET TRUST SAVINGS BANK f LONGWOOD DRIVE at lllth STREET ORGANIZED IN 1904 DEPOSITS Jan. 2nd, 1905- Jl Jan. 2nd, 1920. Jan, 2nd, 1921. Jan, 2nd, 1922. Jan. 2nd, 1923 Jan. ,2nd, 1924 Jan. 2nd, 1925 84 slow coming in AllDay and asked that all j members kindly send in their co.'tnb-; utions as soon as possible. j It was brougth to the attend I the Association how the grave- and I pebbles with which thc Vand-'rpcd school yard is spread, are scattered over the sidewalks along j Avenue, making walking dangerous. It was the Board of Education be asked to build a six "ich (wall along the sidewalk to keep ti-.e i pebbles from being spread. j Complaint was also made of (Continued on page 5) th? LOUVA BEAUTY BHOPPE In Connection JEFF'S Barber Shop New Operators Shampoo Marcel Tues. and Wed. OPEN Tuesday, Friday and Saturday Evenings Beverly 0652 TWENTY YEARS OF SUCCESSFUL BANKING ON THE RIDGE FACIALS and have one of our rejuvenating our hand and arm WATCIIWORD are wonderful. MAGNUS BKAUTY NO. 1-669 W. 63rd Street NO. 2-6603 13- Wentworth 4819 Wentworth NO. Vanderpoel Avenue Beverly 4525   

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