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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - April 4, 1963, Chicago, Illinois Urge merger of school see cousins column on Page 4 a partial Victory postpone Date of warehouse school opening to acquire land for playground tile re opening of a former Goodwill industries warehouse at 71st and Stewart ave., to serve As a Public elementary school has been postponed until september according to a school official. Already named the Michael Faraday school the building has been branded As unfit for Chil Dren by protesting parents of the area who called the Board of education postponement ruling a a partial in explaining the Surprise decision Clair Roddewig Board president said the re opening originally scheduled for april was postponed to allow for the Board to acquire adjacent land for playground use. A we Hope by september the playground will be completed a Roddewig said. A it will be a very Fine school when the playground is set up and the school finished a he added. The Victory was considered partial by members of the 71st and Stewart committee of protesting parents because of their dissatisfaction that the school will be opened at All. The parents protested that the school lacked a playground and was a dangerous site because of the Rock Island line Railroad which runs alongside the building. They further charge that the location represents a continuation of the boards alleged policy of school segregation. Mrs. Rosie Simpson 428 w. 72nd St., president of the com slight chewed up 17� Ward vote accept the remodeler building As a school in september. A even with the playground a mrs. Simpson asserted a this school is still degrading negro children. Conditions like this cause More and More the school has been the Center of controversy when some 400 children were transferred to the building before remodelling and repairs had been completed. Following picket and Boycott demonstrations by the parents school officials ordered the building closed until repairs were completed. The school is expected to accommodate 1200 elementary school pupils once completed. Meanwhile the proposal by the Board of education to acquire slightly More than one half acre of land adjacent to the Faraday school was approved last week by the Chicago plan commission. The Board estimates that an expenditure of 1,200,000 plus land costs would be required to construct new facilities of equal space. It was recommended by the planning Board to erect fences around the playground and school to assure adequate pro Mittee said the parents will not Section from adjacent uses. Approve land acquisition for Westcott school Fuqua to add to move vocational classes the Chicago plan commission last week approved a proposal by the Chicago Board of education to aquire additional land for expanding facilities of the Westcott school 8023 s. Normal ave. The area to be acquired is bounded by s. Vincennes ave. And s. Normal ave. And 80th and 81st sts., comprising 1.5 acres. The Board proposed to demolish an existing Structure located at 8023 s. Normal ave., after the new facilities Are completed. At the present time Westcott is a vocational school but the Board intends to relocate Voca Chath am Avalon Chesterfield Englewood Park Manor Vernon Park West Chesterfield fifth year no. 21 week of april 4 to april to 196.2 published at 439 e. 71st St., Stewart 3-104 1 10c at Newsstands there you Gami mar 7th Aero councilman Speaks out 11111 ii 11111111111111111ii111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 see More photos on Page 2 11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 a i will be known As the loud mouthed Alderman. I owe no allegiance to any vested interests. Therefore i am and shall remain free to speak out for tile common people of this Ward the negro voters who worked and financed my thus spoke Charles Chew Surprise Victor in tuesdays 17th Ward Aldermani run off. Chew who ran As an Independent Democrat Defeated the regular Democrat incumbent Arthur slight. It was the first time in Chicago a history that a negro Defeated a White candidate backed by the local machine in an Aldermani election. To Mark the occasion tuesday was renamed a Chew Day Quot a by whom a by Ald. Charles Chew of course. And when his Victory appeared on a big tally Board on tile stage of the Regent ballroom 6826 s. I busted where a planned Celebration had already begun a 7,037 to 5,658 a a Chew Day Quot became a a Holiday Quot in the 17th Ward. Happiness overflowed into the streets reminiscent of the spontaneous celebrations that rocked the Southside during the 40�?Ts on the nights that radios broadcaster that the a Brown bomber had again lowered the Boom. Chew left the gala ballroom affair in a White Cadillac convertible to Lead a honking motorcade winding through the neighbourhood. The Cadillac was provided by Bernard Slaughter 6944 s. Green St., an employee of tile a. R. Leak funeral Home. As a Volunteer Captain for Chew Slaughter carried the 8th precinct. A i grew up with Charlie in Belzoni Mississippi he explained. Though Chew customarily drives a smaller automobile he was popularly known before this Campaign As a Cadillac the Moniker could Well apply to his continued on Page 4 a Ess a to group the Rev. Carl Fuqua executive Secretary of the Chicago chapter of the a act will address the Ruggles a to 7831 s. Prairie ave., thursday apr. La at 7 30 . In the school auditorium. His topic will be a a preparedness. In Observance of menus night the meeting will be Given Over to the men who will officiate and serve As Host for the evening. Mrs. Nathaniel Willis 7748 s. Calumet ave. Is program chairman and mrs. Nelson Marshall 7701 s. Rhodes ave. Is a to president. Tonal classes to another Structure. A the new Westcott school will accommodate 1200 elementary school pupils and will therefore relieve overcrowded conditions at the Harvard 7525 Harvard ave. Hookway 8101 s. Lasalle St., and Oglesby 7646 s. Green St., schools a commissioner Ira j. Bach said. The combined membership of these three schools is 3,961, while their capacity is 2,816. These figures indicate an excess of 1,145 pupils which the Westcott school project is expected to accommodate. The existing site plus the land proposed for acquisition will total approximately five acres. To unify the original site with the addition it will be Neces Sai y to vacate both the Alley Between Vincennes and Normal aves and Eggleston ave. Between 80th St. And a line 300 feet South of 80th St. A acquisition and clearance of the site Extension will require the relocation of 15 families a Bach added. Charles Chew newly elected 17th Ward Alderman says Quot there you go my Man a in bidding goodbye to a Well Wisher tuesday night. Chew stands in a White Cadillac convertible As he leaves the Celebration party held at the Regent ballroom 6826 s. Halsted. Perhaps it is because of his colourful language that Chews supporters claim he will be the Quot hippest a Alderman in the City. first winning numbers to appear next week free each month to bulletin readers six Beautiful 5-tube radios. Here is All you have to do to win one. Save your newsboys receipt. Each receipt is numbered. Each month tin bulletin will publish six numbers. If your receipt bears one of these numbers Call the bulletin office Stewart 3-1040 and we will deliver a radio to your Home. If for some reason you do not have a receipt come to the bulletin office at 430 East 71 St Street and we w ill give you one w without charge. Read future issues of the bulletin Lor winning numbers for you May be a Winner. See rage 12 for further details. In minium mini Minimi mini mum Iii in minium Harvard students entertain a to the John Harvard a to 7525 s. Harvard ave. Will meet wednesday apr. To at 1 15 . In the school auditorium. A special program will be presented by students of rooms 105, 106 and 108. Under the supervision of their respective teachers. Refreshments will be served following the meeting according to mrs. Earl Warfield 7629 s. Perry ave., a to president. Open occupancy foe is surprised Victor in close 21st Ward race St. Lawrence Block club hears Capac president atty. William cousins president of the Chatham Avalon Park Community Council was guest speaker in a meeting of the 81st and St. Lawrence Block club held in the Home of or. And mrs. General Behn 8117 s. St. Lawrence ave. Cousins discussed the Aims and future plans of the Capac which he said is working diligently to maintain the High standards of the Community. Next meeting of the group will be held monday apr. 8 in the Home of or. And mrs. Charles Childs 8122 s. St. Lawrence ave., according to mrs. Mary Scott 8134 s. St. Lawrence ave., club president. Driscoll and democrats consider protesting defeat Sam Yaksic an Independent Republican considered an underdog by Many observers edged out James j. Driscoll democratic committeeman by some 500 votes to win the 21st Ward Aldermani run off tuesday. Though the Ward is about 55 per cent negro Yaksic openly opposed quarters showing that the wards committeeman defeat by an even smaller margin 12,-100 to 11,600, Are being rechecked by his supporters. Yaksics figures showed the gop challenger won by 535 votes 12,136 to 11,601. His Vic tory came As a suprise since he was running against the wards democratic organization with a Small group of amateurs. Driscoll edged Yaksic by about 500 votes in the feb. 26 election but received less than Agency urges support of youth employment aet open occupancy legislation in his Campaign. Driscoll who blamed his defeat largely on mayor Daley a failure to Campaign in the 21st Ward refused to concede defeat and said he would wait for the official canvass later this week. Yaksic a 54-year-old grocer was jubilant at the results. Supporters at his Headquarters began rejoicing Early in the eve Ning when it became apparent the Victory was theirs. However gloom prevailed in the Driscoll Camp while figures showed Yaksic always ahead. Early in the evening Driscoll told his workers that it a was Daley a own fault that he lost in the 21st.�?� Daley beat Adamowski in the Ward by less than 1,000 votes 14,714 to 13,973. Figures from Driscoll s head a majority of votes cast because of the number received by seven other candidates. On feb. 26, Driscoll a official tally was 6,-298 to 5,718 for Yaksic. Melvin Mcnairy a negro insurance executive ran third ahead of another negro candidate former football Star Bobby Watkins. Watkins supported Driscoll in the run off a As the lesser evil Watkins explained. Samuel Yaksic Alderman 21st Ward the Central Englewood youth j service Are asking residents to write their congressmen urging passage of the youth employment act now under consideration. Willie Pittman 6530 s. Green St., president of the keys said his organization and other agencies Are a a concerned with the mounting rate of youth a passage of the measure. Pittman said identified As s l and . 1890, will be one Way to keep Idle youth he said that in some Chicago neighbourhoods four out of five youths Are Idle and that on a National scale a Over 26 million youth will enter the Job Market by 1970,�?� according to a fact Sheet issued by the commission on youth welfare. 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