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   Woodlawn Booster and Bulletin (Newspaper) - October 8, 1968, Woodlawn, Illinois                                CTA Reroutes 61st St. Bus After Area Protest Protest Meeting READING a list of grievances against the University of Chicago and the CIA for rerouting the 61st st. bus to 60th st., Walter Seaton, 6136 Greenwood, addressed a group of Concerned C of Woodlawn who met Tuesday, Oct. 1 in Woodlawn to protest the "high- handed" way in which area residents hate been denied easy access to bus service "upon the urging of University of Chicago." During the meeting, which was attended by a large number of enraged Woodlawners, everyone pre- sent unanimously decided to fight the bus removal "down to the last person." Residents Skeptical; "Keeping On Guard" SOMEWHAT RELIEVED but not completely relaxed by resumption of CTA bus No. 59 travelling east on 61st St., ths; Concerned Citizens of Woodlawn, this week have vowed to be on the alert for any re-routing again of the busses on 60th st in favor of University of Chicago personnel. Originally lhe University of Chica- the busses have been re-routed go has "strongly urged" the Cl A to to 6'st st on tne condition a pend- 34th YEAH NO. 38 Published at 730 West St., STewart 3-1040 TUKSDAV IM.T. 8, niamtain the busses on 60th st to fa- uhtate uimersiu personnel Howev- er, after strong protest action and determination by Woodlav. n cm- 'AngePRescues Safari, Brings Joy To Woodlawn J _ Woodlawn Fun In The Fall Y Deep In With George Wallace Tea Plans 'Bl I I I- I" BOB GIBSON (.limbed to brand- ness in the baseball world slrikmu out an unhcard-ol number ol Vmencan 1 cague chanson De- THRILLED and excited over hat they term the perfect theme iron Tigers, the bmted Slates Senate was sinking to proportionate depths. the striking out ol Supreme Com I Justice 1 ortas back al lhe trough. Third Candidate George continued lo sling spit balls at both lhe general public and the black in particular However, since we in a so-called there is no umpire to call balks on and he has settled down into a daiK delivers ol highh disreputable political sputum Green YVVCA. 1170 E 63rd, are busily working on details for a "really stupendous and spectacular affair" Lquall> as enthusiastic over the group of committee chair- men it has selected for the tea. scheduled for Oct 20 in Wood- lawn Center, auxiliary workers eagerlv discussed the theme "Au- tumn and the many ideas it presented IN A MEETING at the home of the eeneral chairman Mrs Ken- neth" Smith, 1151 Hyde Park where appointment were made, the group decided the Autumn fiesta theme used at their first annual W. Clement Stone In Role TWENTY YOUNG hearts beat in joyous unison Monday night. Sept 30, at the Woodlawn Urban arv Street routing of CTA bus- ing study being made by the CTA to determine on what street the service will actually offer the greatest conve- nience to the largest number of pas sengers and potential passengers Writing to Chairman George DeMent of the CTA in behalf of the Concerned Citizens of Woodlawn, Theodore King, 61 29 Greenwood, indicated "It seems unbelievable that a ser- vice as large as yours would be moved or influenced to deny the thousands of residents the regular routing of bus service which has served this area for the past 25 to 30 years simply because you chose to favor the U mversity of Chicago Accordingly, Napthah H Knox, dircLtor, office of physical planning and construction. University of Chi cago, addressed a letter to Theodore King Oct 4, which staled in part "The University of Chicago has withdrawn its request of the Chicago Transit Authont> to study the ad- sability of continuing the tempor- Progress Center, 1030 E 63rd Girls of Project Safari have found an angel W. CLEMFNT SfONF, noted philanthropist and owner of the "It is not Unwersit} policy to bring hard ship on any residents of the community, nor to act unilateral l> and in opposition to thecommum- Combined Insurance co of Amen- t> organisations of Woodlawn The ca. guaranteed their trip to I iber- University welcomes the opportum la. West Africa with a ty, al any time, to discuss Woodla.wn check problems with the people of Wood- The donation represents half the lawn, particularly through their cost of thc two-week visit to West Africa The "safari" leaves Chica- community organisations Accordingly, J A Burgeson, CTA ,OOO Smiles 1 or me U would cerlaml} be more pleasanl lo sil tea was perfect for this year's ef- here and aloal over lhe pi own ess ol Bob Gibson 1 fort could s.l hire lor hours and savor the sweet lasle ol Me- restive fall hues will be used in i. .1 the decoralions and designs of lhe lorv which permeates mv palate as a resull ol lhe and colorful displays dcpict- lormance ol Ivvo 'soul brothers' Gibson and I ou lng lne ,luiumn season will be re- Bmik fleeted in the decor I COl II) also wile awav thc hours adding lo lhe WORKING WITH Mrs Smith HEARTY SMILES reveal the extent of joy and appreciation experienced by Dr. of Urban Opportunity, and 20 young la- dies who will soon depart on a "Safari" trip to Liberia. The trip has been made possible partly through a gift of from W. Clement Stone, (left) noted phi- go by air Nov 4 The 20 extolling public information assistant, ad- Stone's largesse are VOLERA BATES, 6217 Calu- met, Leona Brookms, 741 E 62nd. Carolyn Bundy, 5906 Indiana, Shirley Christmas, 1507 E 69th pi Maine Crosby, 6331 Inglcslde. presented the check to young women dur- Renetia Davis, 7232 Dr Martin ing a special ceremony held at Woodlawn Lulher King Jr dr Urban Progress Center, 1030 E. 63rd St., s. "sisiante for8a in "for Monday, Sept. 30. Persons standing beside tthich they 'have worked hard all Stone are (from left) Mrs. Abner Wil- summer are Linda Glasper, 6217 Conimuing in his letter to George liams, CO-chairman, "Safari" mothers; Calumet, Demse Hall, 6449 Evans. Dement Cl A chairman. Theodore dressed a letter lo Mrs A B Robin- son, 6131 Greenwood, stating --We have received requests for retention of service on 60th Streets well as resloralion of service on 61sl Slreet so a sludy is being conducted to determine on what street opera- tions will besl serve lhe largest num- ber of passengers When our study is will be informed Mrs. Eddie M. Johnson, chairman, "Sa- L'nda Klns- 721.4 Woodlav r. r. n Maryna Lee. 1454 t 69th fan mothers; and Dr. Deton Brooks, SHERRY MANLEY. 6122 Ev- _.......r....... Mrs I ortas who bv sheer Cr.iy 5731 Michigan, invitations coincidence happens lo be Jewish I m not sure lhal Mrs Lotte lee, 3826 Michigan, there is anvlhmsi else I could add lo this uidicial Maudella Wilson 79-r9 belh and Mrs Margarcl Rector to the people lhe deed has heen done who Re. OIILC igam om lavvniakcis iniliealeil iheir real unwillingness committee details lo uphold lhe law ol the land Instead thev tried to dis- Mrs Manlouise McNeal 6327 muse iheir prejudices behind a so-called i 'ilical lihbus- St I awrence Mrs Owen Bay lock, ler and paitisian politics Politics had lillle lo do ith are lhe Stop I orl is action loilas. in addition to wearing Souvenir Program mints for various committees uun.u pi..- mil IMUIIICIS, aiiu 01 uuivs, c tide ol condemnation which has washed our senior law- arep Mrs Hayes. 8222 lanthropist and owner of the Combined director, Committee on Urban Opportuni- Marva McNeal, 1454 E 68th. making bodv. as a resull ol iheir shoddv. bill Upieallv- champlain and Mrs Jean Me- Insurance Company of America. Stone ty. Carol Payne, 1413 t 68th Judy treatment ol luslice I ortas who bv sheer Cray 5731 Michigan, invitations 1623 E 68th, Rcnee Prew- ilt, 6334 Cahmplam, Yvctle Rid- ley, 1043 E 71rd Bobbie Smith. 6448 Harper. Anna Varnon, 7043 Lberhart and Cynthia Willis, 6215 Wabash On hand for the presentation was Dr Deton J Brooks Jr exec- utive director of Chicago Commit- tee on Urban Opportunity which operates lhe Woodlawn Cenler I HE SOUIHSinr.RS on Pro- ject Safari raised the olhcr half of. the cost of the trip partly in gifts from other businessmen, but main- ly through their own efforts in pulling on fashion shows and sun liar events The project grew out of a charm course, a program of the Woodlawn UPC intended to raise lhe sighls and ambilions of girls living in the Southside community The African trip, under the joint sponsorship of lhe Ccnler, lhe Commission on Youth Welfare, and thc Woodlawn Women's Vol- unteer Service I eague, was coordi- nated by Mrs Jo Green, CCUO staffer AFTER MAKING his cash gift lo lhe Woodlawn girls, Slone re- the Slat ol David also wcais the mantle ol 1 arl book activities while Mrs court which has heen niiht in the lorelronl ol this dec- Stone, 9650 Mrs ade's rmhts hallles n In all the conlioversx stiried a small Dclnia Addie Curlis, 6725 Si Lawrence, and Mrs Helen Archer 9348 Union will help arrance the program for theie was absolutelv no question about 1 orlas qualilica- the tea lion lor the ]ob II all poinls to the lael thai white MRS I II I IAN Robinson. 900 is still white and don't vou lorgel il' Nv Mrs Jotla The George campaign presents more ol a ftoJ'? wih threat llieie was a time when like main other peisons. scncon iheT.ibl-s.md Decora I assumed lhal the campaign, il U evei gol un- uons committee, and Mrs Mary der wav would alliact onlv those llakv persons who gen- Ann Parker 6123 St Lawrence, erallv grovel on lhe veiv fringes ol nghl and vvrona I5ul Mrs tster'fm i C bv coincidence. I happened lo have heen in lhe I oop on will spark Publicity lhe occasion ol lhe recent moloicadc C unousi efforts tv prompted me to obseive the reaction of a group of while persons who has congregated on the corner ol .1'id Drive lhe real surprise was not the numhci ol persons present but ralhei lhe inlensilv and sincerilv exhibited lhe people I saw were neither hippie oi violent black power ihev wcie n-cithci Iccn anei nor tincniploved As a inattei ol lael main ol them were loop olhee woikers lakms: c-Mended lunch hours to view lhe new while hope lioin Oulwardlv these were upright god-learnm while icans who swore bv lhe ll.m Motherhood, and apple- pie I'm sine none ol these people would look out ol their ollicc windows to sec the Greal Grand Dragon ol lhe kill klux Man hut here Ihev wcie not onlv observ- ing bin actualK chccrmu a man whose verv basic philos- is to render asunder the two major races of the I nit oil Stales II .11 S I S I O SHOU thai appeal thoimh politic.illv subtle in it's implication is widelv appealing in its acceptance In his Stiles Rights appeal is simpK s.mm; Icl s uo back lo slavers lime w here those ho w ant to the law can and those w ho want oilier can have oilier' I lie law and order appeal is of a no moie than thc (while) have lhe nghl to attack (myucardi.il suprcss the dissident leg illv or otherwise Sure, We're Pleased F 4TJLf r "I r.cnds of thc Women's Auxil- HP iar> .ire urged to support its ef- forts this as never before so lo lhe Woodl iwn cirls Stone re- program m Hit new YWLA buil- THE REASON for the pleased expres- are (seated from left) Mesdames Mari- their individual 'and collec- Jmg will be a tangible asset to the sions these energetic ladies are displaying louise McNeal, 6327 St. Lawrence, Sou- live thanks and those of the adult members of the Southside commu- js a and sure to be successful one, venir Book chairman; Mary Ann Parker, l sponsors in lhe Service League He ,mv Mrs bxie Jones, js committcc chairman of the 6323 St. Lawrence, Publicity chairman; LOmmL'nlcd Women's Auxiliary of Woodlawn YWCA, Melvina Hayes, president, and Invitations mll! 1170 E. 63rd, which is spearheading its chairman; and Mrs. Jean McCray, 5731 our second annual tea. They are agreed that Michigan, who is co-chairman of Imita- this year's sip and chat fete Sunday, Oct. lions. Standing: Mesdames Mary L. Jack- 20, at Woodlawn Center will excel last son, 3420 C'ottage Grove; financial secre-" year's affair in entertainment and enjoy- tary; Lillian Robinson, Decorations chair- Busy checking details and discussing man; and Georgia Bacon, 5537 C ottagc arrangements to make the tea just that Grove. Center director, lold lhe BOOS! H  specialists in the Un- s Hospitals and Clinics and I he School of Medicine effort mmense urb.m social prob- the mam objective is motiva The Cardiology Center, deve- loped last vear with the support of Irving B Harris Ncison R Mar ns. and the Krcsge foundation. i.1 n a I lace stales u rie q u i oc si Hindi separalionist ODD! Ins appeal tor a separation of the races with equal hut separate facilities should e a certain appeal to a large majority of a minority of Ne- groes, who also the advantages of two differ- ent worlds Actuallv based on this concept alone. George Wallace could vcrv well form a coalition between the KK.K, the John Birchers, the Black Muslims, and the with-drawing hlack intellectuals, to really make up a includes the Hams c .irdiac intcn- power-drunk bloc SIVC Section m wh.eh the BLf DISC Ol M INC; these groups, what other groups rcstdrc arc attracted lo the smell of separatism' and all hues u hii suddenK find themsciv es in direct competi- tion ami association u ilh blacks this rroup includes the open housing protestors lhe opponents to school hiisinu and aboxe all the blue collar worker who stiddcn- hnds lhal his collar is heuinmni! to lighten as a result ol the new push into indiistrv lor ions it's still the saive old here .ire allowcd to com- pete on a h i If- w equal basts t soon ecju.il and m tin limes surplus his less humirv white co worker of hope, must be created for peo- ple who previously have had opti- mism .1 n d hope systematically beaten out of them It is my hope that the girls of the Safari project deservirm and optimistic little ladies that they are, will understand fully that nothing in this life is impossible fnr them provided that they give enough of themselves in terms Hour Fnglewood residents are among persons who will partic- ipate in the spectacular production of Shakespeare's Hamlet, which will kick off the new theatrical season at Wilson City College, 7047 Stewart, Wed Thurs and I nday Oct 1618 The> are Manuel 1 urner 7646 May, who will play the part of Claudius Marcia Peterson, 6828 Ada, will be cast in the role of Queen Gertrude both Mar} Tho mas 68M Parnell, and Jud> harn- er, 9052 May, will alternate in lhe role of Ophelia A f ter noon performances will begin at pm and the evening performances will be held in CSC honest, strenuous, warm hearted anj Stcwjrt SIONF presented the The production will be under cheek, he m turn the ree.pient 'he auspices of the colleges drama of a token of gratitude lhe Safari the P'iSt i9 girls presented him with a plaque and a memory book the guild has been presenting classic play annual! lilt I Ml is one of four new units established by thc Mill at major medical centers across thc country Previously thc established such units in of other medical centers Meet My Students CREATIVITY AND ingenuity were the apparent trademarks of these third grade NHI had students attending Dulles Elementary "0'JV iacks and their eomplieanons number School, 6311 Calumet. While studying ear- ly Chicago in their social studies class, the students engaged their different talents in labora' very ways. In order to depict where the Indians lived, they made corn shuck dolls, quivers, tepees, and a large totem pole similar to Ihosc made by thc Indians. This classroom art project was roundly praised by all who saw the stu- dents handiwork. No wonder. Miss Mildred Marsh, 3rd grade teacher, is smiling as she points lo her students with pride. The students also appear to be pleased with themselves. THE BULLETIN NEWSPAPER AND THE WOODLAWN BOOSTER CIRCULATION OFFICE HAS MOVED TO 633 EAST 71st STREET (19) IRENE'S BEAUTY SHOP 483-3275   

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