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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - December 7, 1961, Chicago, Illinois Toi Bull Duff it Damn a if page2 a a we a Iti a a ministers stage meeting residents will hear Smith Story sunday \ in an aftermath oath Josephr. Smith Trio a Moss meeting will be staged sunday to Tell the Public Quot the full Joe Smith j i under the auspices of the ministers �9operative civic committee the meeting is scheduled for 4 . It the greater Bethesda Baptist Church 5301 s. Michi Gan. Rev. A. Lincoln James is pastor there a according to a release issued tuesday by the committee the Smith Story will be told by Smith himself Iii trial attorneys Chi bold t. Lecesne and George Leighton Rev. /. Leon Bailey Smiths pastor and William Berry of a the Chicago Urban league Smith the Quot sin Corner vice crusader was acquitted by a Cook county grand jury last Friday. He had been accused of committing an immoral sex act with Shirley Nelson a self and knitted prostitute. The committee monday sent e Telegram to mayor Richard j. Daley and police commis i a Ioner Timothy j. O Connor 1 a opposing the possible return of Captain Philip h. Breitzke and former detective Richard Disteldorf to the Woodlawn 7th police District. Both figured 1 prominently in the Smith Case end were earlier transferred. The communication stated a we read with great Surprise and astonishment the statement which appeared in weekend newspapers concerning the possible return pfc attain Breitzke i end officer Disteldorf to their a former posts in the Woodlawn a a District. A in View of the events our rounding the Smith Case we feel that such action is totally unwarranted and unjustifiable and counter to the better interests-1 of the City of 1 on tuesday cent an open letter to hundreds of Quot Christ Good the letter stated. Quot As Christian ministers in the Community of Chicago we sind it necessary to Call a a spiritual mobilization of All Stembers of the Christian Faith end Peoples of Good will for Aid and assistance in the solution of one of the most pressing problems that has Ever faced cur Community. Our interest in the moral fiber of our Community an the fact that the Church is the spiritual foundation of our society. Impels us to Call a Public spiritual mobilization a the moral issues exposed in the Smith trial a Are still unresolved we must seek to redeem those who have fallen from Christian righteousness. Rev. Bailey pastor of ame Temple and chairman of the. Committee expects a turnout of a at least 2,000 the committee is composed of a group of ministers of various denominational affiliations and cites the following As its purpose for organizing a seeing the great need for a unified approach to the Many moral social and economic problems confronting the Cit of Chicago and realizing that these needs can Best be met through the positive applications of the principles of Jesus Christ and a Iso being greatly conscious of the responsibility of the ministry to the total Community we. Therefore unite ourselves together As ministers of Many communions to cooperatively work for the total Good of our the following officers were elected to administer the affairs Jot the committee chairman Rev. A. Leon Bailey Carey , chairman Rev. A Lincoln James. Bethesda Baptist Church vice chairman Rev. John t. Frazier Blackwell /. A e. Zion Church vice chairman Rev. William a. Bertha Harvey memorial Community Church vice chairman Rev. Harry b. Gibson methodist Church recording Secretary Rev. William h. Knighten progressive Community Church financial Secretary Rev. Damon Young St. Mark methodist Church treasurer. Rev. Harvey e. Walden Grant memorial a Church other ministers who aided in the organization and have pledged their support to the work of the committee Are Rev. S. A. Open All night by 8-9131 . Always something a cooking at Farmers restaurant breakfast luncheons amp dinners specialising in steaks Nick end Barb a a wadis s amp sea foods a Dave and Mattis proprietor 414 i. �1st St. A mos carry tercentenary /. M. E. Church Rev. S. S. Morris Coppin memorial / we. Church Rev. Russell s. Brown general Secretary african methodist episcopal Church . Higgenbothan it. Olive a . Church Rev. Cgeorge h. Davis presiding Al Rier fast District Rev Johns Drake Wayman /.m.e. Church Rev. Jonathan a Dames Woodlawn a. M. E. Church Rev. . Hoard St. Phillips / .m.e. Church Rev Granville w. Reed jr., St. Stephens / .m.e. Church Rev. Jesse Cotton Parkway Chapel /.m.e. Church Rev. W. New All Guy St. John a Church Rev. Harold , Bethel /�?�m.e. Church Rev. Hiram Walker Rev. . Thornton original Providence Baptist Church Rev. Theodore Richardson metropolitan com to Unity Church the possible return of Coptain Philip a Breitzke to the Woodlawn police Sta Tion will be heralded by a mass protest of Woodlawn citizens lit was disclosed sunday by Joseph r. Smith. A a we la March on City Hall if Breitzke comes Back a that was the Blunt warning by Smith in the Wake of newspaper reports that Breit Ike May resume command of the Woodlawn police station reportedly Breitzke will return to his former Wood Lawn Post if investigating officers recommend it in their report to pol ice commissioner Timothy j. 0r Stevens takes a beating judge denounces defense witness in Smi this bizarre trial a # e a. A a Man who was t officially on trial in the Joseph r. Smith Case was probably subjected to More personal attack than any other witness who testified before the grand a Ury ii that bizarre four Day judicial hassle. The a a abuse came from judge Charles s. Dougherty presiding Jurist in the Smith proceedings. The a a abused was Columbus Stevens who testified in behalf of the defense. After the jury had cleared Smith of a morals charge judge Dougherty scorched Stevens from the Bench r a half filled court room made up a mostly of the True bloods siding with the Joe Smith cause sat is attentive silence and Lis witness Columbus Stevens. Unworthy of belief. Tend to the Man who had done a much to keep the opposing counsels from each other s throats. Judge Dougherty said that Stevens charge gave some official credence to state prosecutor John Stamos earlier statement that Quot the whole police department is on trial although it really want officially. Quot by his Stevens own testimony he has been unemployed for the past several years and has been associated with prostitutes practising their profession from 39th Street to the City limits. He called Stevens Quot a thoroughly unsavoury and disreputable person Quot whose Quot reckless statements and testimony were totally unworthy of Stevens who a been labelled a Quot polite character Quot in the press and whom Stamos called a Quot pan. Der Quot towered among the listeners grinning awkwardly to dismiss sterner emotions. In hts moment of Triumph Joe Smith embraces his attorney Archibald t. Lecesne in 0 wild court scene after the grand jury returned a verdict of a not guilty Quot which cleared the vice fighter of a moral s charge. The 64-year old Smith sold sunday he will continue the crusade to wipe out vice in the Woodlawn Community. A a a my my _ a. A a . Block Council will meet March,2 a. 1 the Block Council of Park Manor neighbors has a scheduled its a regular meeting for monday March 2, at 8 ., in the Kelly methodist Church .6953 South Park. Conservation chairman. Laurence Harding will re a port on Community maintenance problems in the area. His talk will be illustrated with moving pictures. A general discussion of Community issues will Fol . Sinfonietta chamber orchestra in March 9 concert the Southeast sinfonietta a chamber South Side residents and students of the Southeast Branch of the Chicago City Junior College will hold its first concert at 8 ., March 9, in Chicago vocational High school 2100 e. 87th. About whom jul Cage Dougherty made no comment. Miss Nelson is facing narcotics charges. In its monday editorial the Chicago daily news which monitored the trial very closely urged Quot official investigation of the unusual relationship Quot Wood Lawn police and vice advocates which Stevens aired in his Testi Mony. Judge Dougherty said Stevens a is nothing but a in the parliamentary of the lives in the Woodlawn Phoenix hotel. In the same breath the judge had something to say about another witness Captain Philip h. Breitzke the disposed Boss of the 7th police District. 1 have never had personal association with Captain Breit-2ke. I have met him Only in the capacity of a police officer. San assistant sates to Torney i have successfully prosecuted Many cases Repar de by Breitzke and i have observed him in my court As a witness. A i know from these personal experiences of his outstanding work for the City of Chicago and he is an Able and honorable police officer. A it is a sad commentary of our time that any blot should be placed on his Breitzke a record based on statements made and testimony Given by Stevens. While he was being commen Connor. The investigation report is expected to be completed late this week. Breitzke and his vice aide detective Richard Disteldorf were transferred from the Woodlawn station after a citizens delegation and a powerful ministerial group expressed a grave dissatisfaction with police conditions in the Community. Both officers were implicated in Smith s Quot immoral sex trial which ended last Friday. Smith was cleared of charges brought by a prostitute Shirley Nelson. She testified before the grand a jury which acquitted Smith categorically denying any connection with lucrative vice operations in Woodlawn. Judge Charles s. Dougherty presiding at the Smith trial lauded Breitzke As Quot an Able and honorable police officer after the grand jury had cleared Smith. Judge Dougherty would not pass personal judgment on Disteldorf because he has not been associated with the former detective. Smith s terse statement came a few hours after he had met in his Home 6514 Rhodes with officials of the Joseph r. Smith defense committee. Out of the meeting come a new group dedicated to wiping out vice in the Woodlawn Community. The new organization Calls itself Quot the Joseph r. Smith club for a clean Woodlawn Quot. The groups sessions carried into the Early hours of sunday while observers on the Woodlawn scene awaited the vice crusader s next Man Euver. Walter l. Mosley 6609 Rhodes vice chairman said the new body Quot has a following of about 500 Smith Quot Well picket City Hall the # mayor s office and the police station if Breitzke or his shake Down Man come Back to Woodlawn Quot Smith declared. Quot there Are hundreds of citizens ready to protest Breiske s return Quot Smith disclosed Quot and All we be got to do is give the word. No ones being kidded in this police matter and certainly not the people of Quot this group is made up of Woodlawn citizens Hometown Coptain Philip h. Breitzke 4i. Able and honorable. 9 my ded Breitzke sat grim in the company of professional constr a tents. After court judge Dougherty bras angrily criticized by Many persons who had heard Stevens testify that he Quot was locked in the clinker by Woodlawn to a lice Quot for refusal to sign a statement that Smith had used his a hotel room to have a Date with Shirley Nelson another witness a accounting a bookkeeping a income tax service. �?~20 years of Servie t. m. J. Kastel 1371 cast a Lotf St. Dorchester 3741 because you asked for it chit ago City Ikek a Trust Ami fun / has been extended and look what s been added hostess set the hostess sit consists Opi a for try my. Him met it Fernc �?�t�ni4 it try Affif Kerry of a he. Simply �44 $21.00 h or 4 till by a a Tifer set 4s inn or $ a. I completing set computing sit consists Oft a a mtr lit i. 1 Ihu pm. 1 Lafelt or or vhf it Jim a Fels a Impf set is Yttri for Tetly s2.h a act of my a $21.h to Yttri Mil tvs at of tote judge Charles s. Dougherty a a sad commentary of our time. 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M. H i . 34 mar All accounts Ansurio to Simm it p.0.i.c, Chicago City Bank and Trust company Mil Mirino w. Nohira Inous. Mis tint Lovely Spring Charm pattern by we. Rogers this pattern is not available elsewhere ers and other decent people who live and will die in this Community Mosley declared a we re organizing to clean up our neighbourhood and Well remain intact and fight for what we think in right As Long As there s a Woodlawn. A Well fight vice and corruption As Long As we find it Mosley promised Quot and Well fight those who help perpetuate it regardless who they May be the Day that Breitzke returns is the Day that Woodlawn citizens March on City Hall Smith said. Smith said he is assured that at least 300 vice fighters can answer an immediate per test Call to picket City offices. A if our protest demonstration Means going to jail Quot Mosley resolved then we re prepared to take that risk. Well March with or without formal recognition. A we want to know what a going to happen to the Clover club Smith boomed. Why has t the mayor done some thing about closing that place7 Smith and his supporters have condemned the sin Corner Tav Ern As a Breeding place for the spread of vice Quot calling on City officials repeatedly to revoke the operator s License. The tavern continues to remain open although Smith s crusade has drastically reduced business. Of Shirley Nelson who testified against him in court and who frequented the tavern. Smith said Quot she s Only a Pawn in the hands of evil men who want to use her and others Likic her to line their own pockets with ill gotten gains i feel sorry for Shirley Nelson. It was on miss Nelson s com plaint that Smith was indicted and brought to trial on a charge that he had committed a crime against nature Quot with the self admitted prostitute and dope addict according to testimony Given in court miss Nelson is facing charges in connection with her drug addiction. A. It a a -.y. A burdened with the cumbersome documentation of the Joe Smith Case state prosecutors Frank Wesolowski left and John Stamos set the mood in their hour of defeat outside a criminal court room last Friday. The grand jury s verdict was a not guilty. \ although they lost the Case both attorneys put up sear. I eng fight to convict 64-year old Smith. Try a classified Farmers insurance Agency All forms of Insu Randt. Auto life fire we give special attention to Youthful Drivers tinder 24� a 7312 cottage Grova ave. Ste wort 3-3530 a a a a a for Price and service c. Dubois we Salt Elm of so trip Nolc Topes amp Furt speaker Sand tape we make photostat Skal photos to plastic Wilcous shopper charges no no Moncy Alk Cavin. 0own Abc a charge ii c. Dubois come rps 11.19 s. Hal state Rad. 1-3222 we Vinyl floor covering Vinyl linoleum 9 amp 12 it widths. 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