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Woodlawn Booster (Newspaper) - April 4, 1962, Woodlawn, Illinois WOODLAWN'S ONLY NEWSPAPER Vol 14 Wednesday April 4 1962 TWENTY-NinTh lEAH Seek Cause Of Wall Collapse Firemen and policemen clean away brides and beams which toppled to the sidewalk last Wednesday noon burying a mother and her A year old daughter Witnesses said there were no barriers placed die building to shield it from the sidewalk The city building is probing for the cause of the col- lapse of a wall in which killed two persons last week The building sustained fire ages of about two months ago want to find out who was responsible for safety there said Lenord Waitches a city building inspector Mrs Helen Johnson 22 6501 Drexel and her ter Susan were killed last day when a 20 foot high of the Ellis Jewelers and Clothiers 1001 E toppled to the sidewalk while they passed Four others were with debris and sustained minor injuries They were Mrs Edna Seward 223 E si and her son Donald 3 Lewis Murthy 53 6308 Harper and ward Rowe 36 of 1402 E All four were treated and re- leased from the hospital Frank Rickert of the H lan CO 188 W Randolph fore- man of the crew razing the ding at die tune of die accident said tne collapse may nave been caused by high winds There were no roped off areas or construction around the building when die wall pled according to William C Hughes an attorney with offices at 6253 S Ellis Hughes and other witnesses said workmen had been trying to reinforce die building Deputy commissioner of ings Robert Ewbank said die operators had permission only to remove debris and not to en- gage in construction or repairs they were doing else diey should notified Ewbank said The authority they had was to remove debris They should not have shorea the walls without al Fire commissioner Robert J Quinn said that his office did not order the building destroyed after the fire because He said the fire department does not rule that fire damaged walls should be torn down The re- sponsibility rests with the street police and building department he said Offer Parade Special Values The Association Easter Parade of today This marks die first big motion of die year for the and promises to be one of its most successful Along with extra values being offered by stores belonging to the association die kids of tfae community are ies at die Maryland Theater and Maryland which die men are renting specifically for the showing Tickets for die movies are available in member stores of die until Friday April 6 Customers are urged to look for die decals on store dows In connection with this tion by die association readers of the Booster will find inside these pages listings of die best Quality items at die best prices in town Sun Mallin of Charles Shoe Store and of die promotion expressed pride in the offerings of die community's iness district are proud of our com- be said We believe we haw as much to of- fer as any other shopping dis- in die Max Borastein of Toppers Food Market expressed hope in die survival of the Continued on page 5 Workman hurriedly poo up protective shield after wall of building at 1001 E st collapsed killing 2 persons Committee Asks Ban On Hospital Discrimination After a dramatic and tive hearing last die City Council Committee on Health un- der die chairmanship of man Harvey ly approved die ordinance At die March 29 meeting of die City Council Alderman Harvey moved to defer consideration until die April 18 meeting when I hope it will be passed hi 1956 die City Condi passed an ordinance man Harvey and Campbell which prohibited hospital tion against patients This has been valuable in inducing hospitals to open emergency treatment rooms or an Interracial basis Despite holdouts die emergency room situation in private has improved since 1956 In order to put hospital care on a fait staff discrimination ordinance Is now necessary The absence of adequate staff appointments has also kept Negro physicians out of Chicago There are now fewer Negro physicians in Chicago man there were years ago when die total Negro population was one-third die present figure The reason for dus is that Negro physicians who are starting out generally prefer bo practice In a city where more hospital facilities are available Among thp Negro now in Chicago there are fifteen certified specialist and eighteen physicians ready to be Continued on page 5 See Easter Values Inside pages Vender Food Jacks Men Boys Store 5 Little Susan 5 White Corner Hamburger 5 Red Rooster 6 7 Majors Foot Long Hot Dogs 8 Universal Army Store 9 Smith's Rexall Drugs 9 May Sons 9 Kress 10 Alexanders Restaurant 10 Newton Shop 10 10 Hyde Park Liquors 10 Star Food Store 11 Vitos Coupons Billy 16 Woodlawn Food Market 16 Zebra Lounge 16 Cherry the Tailor The Charles Co Franks Shoes Brads Market Irvs Shoes Public Service Store Rose Cleaners Dayton Jewelers Charles Shoes Sachs St Store Ellis Drugs Dandy Donuts Classified Classified Ace Hardware Arrow Jewelers East Bank Star Dept Store pages 16 17 17 17 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