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Woodlawn Booster (Newspaper) - May 9, 1962, Woodlawn, Illinois WOODLAWN'S ONLY NEWSPAPER Vol No 19 Wednesday May YEAR Plan Mobile Units At University The Board of Education in a move to end doable shifts and half sessions in last week approved boundary ions between two schools and announced die use of mobile classrooms for the area Involved in die boundary re- visions were Wadsworth 6420 S University and McCosh 6543 S The plan calls for all students now attending worth in a two block square area west of Drexel to be transferred to McCosh effective May 14 The transfer will involve 127 dents Wadsworth present proximate is Board recommendations also called for placing at and University on land owned by the University of cago sometime before Jone 1 Addition of die rooms are planned to alleviate in die following schools Wadsworth Piste 6145 side Scott 6435 S BUckstone and Carnegie 1414 E st The organization has been a leader in attempting to eliminate doable shifts and half day sessions ID die area schools that such conditions stem from die Board of tions 10 a school system Parents of many of die dems who attend school half a day have objected because they feel their children are not getting the benefit of a full day of school has long objected to the use of mobile class rooms dubbing them Negro ghettos and saying they are just another means of segregation Two schools are also being planned for die area to relieve the overcrowded conditions The first John Foster Dalles school is presently under construction at and South Park and me second on which work has not started is planned for and Ellis Schools Park Manor Elementary school 7037 S Rhodes ave will present an unusual musical show Spring at the school Wednesday May 9 at 9 30 a-m and p.m and Thursday May 10 at p.m program will feature ative dancing as well as the Drum and Bugle Corps tonette band and mired chorus The tonette band uses a tic instrument which provides experience for children The Park Manor Drum and Bugle Corps recently marched in Chicago's St Day parade Miss Clarissa Little 8633 S Prairie director of creative dancing is well known in the community as a noted grapher Parents and interested adults are urged to purchase tickets Truth Squad Mothers Back In Court Witnesses for the prosecution testified Monday in the case of the four were arrested at Foster Park school early this year The case was continued until Tuesday when die Truth squads attorney William Ming indicated he will make a possible motion for dismissal of the case The four women all members of me were arrested on a complaint by the principal of Foster Park Mrs Helen Downey All four of die mothers were visiting the school in their search for empty and unused rooms Mrs Downey arrested for disorderly conduct charges Pipis Ask In Case Of Child Bitten By Rodents To Meet With Members of the 11 meet men Leon Despres and Robert Miller this week to discuss what stand the aldermen plan to take on the two candidates which were recently nominated to fill cies of the school board Both aldermen are on the schools com- of the council which will meet with the two school board candidates today to determine their qualifications The names will then be voted on at the lar meeting of the council Friday also received a statement from Senator Marshall Korshak and Robert Mann regarding the school board question damages are asked by the father of a baby who was bitten and scratched by rats in his apartment last year A Superior Court suit filed today by the baby's father Cleo Motley charged that the ment the family occupied in De- cember 1961 at 6529 S lawn MIS infested with mice roaches bed bugs rats and other nefarious vermin On December 15 1961 the 15 month old infant was brutally bitten scratched punctured and poisoned by rats and other ndn According te the suit the baby was hospitalized with severe in- ternal and external injuries Motley claims the owners sf tie building listed as the National Bank failed to fumigate die building or attempt to rid it of rats Ash Hotel Alderman Leon Despres fied building commissioner George Ramsey early this week about the Gladstone hotel being left unguarded at night tion of the Gladstone was started recently and the alderman was concerned with the possibility of falling bricks or children playing in the partly demolished hotel during the night when no ane is on guard File Two More Sorts Two Superior court suits were filed today asking appointment of receivers for two more owned buildings The suit were filed by Louis A Wexler ant corporation counsel The city charges 42 building violations in the four-story ing at 6527 S Kimbark occupied by 68 persons in 28 dwelling units Listed as owners are the Mohawk Management co and Hyman Kanes 44 violations were alleged in the building at E Oakwood blvd The suit claims 45 apartments are occupied by 54 persons and Joseph McCarthy Campbell To Speak At The deputy commissioner of City Pluming Clifford J bell will be be speaker at the Anniversary dinner of the Associated dubs of in Boys club 6331 S University Monday May 14 at p.m Campbell's coming ID lawn is timely His visit follows a massive distribution to dents in blocks die proposed plan prepared by the Department of City Planning Campbell Is a member of he Commission on Hunan Relations the Mayor's Committee on New Residents the Commission on Youth Welfare and die Mayor's Committee on Hospital Staff m 1957 be received an award for Outstanding and Com- munity presented by CAMPBELL the Chicago Committee of One Hundred He has been honored also by the Commission on man Relations for his work In this field and last October re- Founders Civic award conferred by Loyola Uni- versity for fostering interracial harmony in Chicago through his capacities as a public official and as an officer of the Catholic Inter- racial Council The Hyde Park High School A Cappella Choir will sing directed by Jerome K Ramsfield Frank L Moran of the South East National Bank and urer of the Business Men's association will install new officers and committee chairmen Rev Otto A Sotnak of Immanuel Lutheran Church will serve months as president succeeding L Eugene Harrison president of die 6600 wood Block club Other members of the new executive committee vice-president James H Clardy President 600 Woodlawn Block Club 6653 erva recording secretary Mrs Vincent Savers Wadsworth PTA 1110 E Rd asst rec secretary Mrs Mary Bryant President Nikola Tesla PTA 6536 wood corresponding secretary Moses M Shaw 300 1180 E St treasurer Miller Treasurer 6500 Continued on page 7
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