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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 22, 1962, Chicago, Illinois Your Community newspaper serving Chatham. Avalon Englewood. Park Manor. Chesterfield West Chesterfield and Vernon Park Tass a will Llmer saw Kubb Nummi it 8 is volume 4. No. 20 10c it newsstand Chicago ill., thursday february 22, 1962 published at 439 1. 71st St. Tel. Stewart 3-1040 25 per c month delivered to your door each thursday West Avalon fails to vote on . Alliance mrs. Brown covers face with of. Sign she snatched from one of pickets. Split in association causes vote failure the West Avalon Community association after a More than three hour bickering session failed to vote on whether the organization should join the i temporary Woodlawn organization. The debate name calling Points of order and clarification of proper rules of procedure highlighted the inconclusive meeting held in the Bethlehem covenant presbyterian Church 7300 s. Maryland ave., monday night. The hassle was a continuation of a seemingly endless debate Between two factions within Waga on the merits and demerits of the . And which began last summer when Nicholas von Hoffman of i a f. Addressed the Board of directors of the organization. I a f. Backs . Financially. Monday night the general membership gathered in a Spe Cial meeting to consider one item of business to vote on Alliance or non Alliance with the two. It was adjourned abruptly and late in the evening when a motion to this effect was passed. Early in the evening Marshall Foreen gives his address As 843 e. 79th St., got a motion on the floor. He moved that a the West Avalon association do not join the .�?� after the motion was seconded the meeting was off to a Stormy 3 hour charging and counter charging foray. As in the past the factions lined up on one Side with Foreen and on the other with sol ice 8239 s. Drexel ave. On feb. 17 the Foreen faction circulated a letter in the Community prepared by the West Woodlawn Council of Block clubs which implied mistrust in the . And i.a.f., but did t specifically charge them with anything More than being supported by the Schwarzhaupt foundation and the Catholic Bishop of Chicago. Said the Foreen letter a this letter West Woodlawn very aptly expresses some of the objections we have toward the . It further urged members of the organization to vote no on any Alliance with .throughout the meeting the Foreen faction manned the offence most of the time was used up discussing the pros and cons of an alignment. When it became apparent that the group could not reach a Point where a vote could be taken Jesse Cavileer pastor of the first universalist Church offered a substitute motion to table Foreen s motion until the March meeting of the organization. A palier ballot was used to decide the outcome. Armed with nearly 50 proxy votes the ice faction Defeated the substitute by 65 to 85. A full discussion on the original motion did not develop since most of the members had by this time left the meeting. Father Boli pastor of St. George s episcopal Church. 76th and Drexel ave., offered a motion to adjourn which was speedily adopted. Students Man Broom line to Spruce up presbyterian Church Osc votes to Survey schools members of the temporary Woodlawn organization picketed office of Millard Brown 1230 la. 63rd it. In protest of conditions in a building he manages at 6110 s. Greenwood ave. Said Alinsky to talk in Chatham Saul Alinsky director of the Industrial areas foundation will be guest speaker in the la . Worship services in first universalist Church. 910 e. 83rd St., sunday. Feb. 25. Alinsky author of the Book. Reville for radicals will speak on a the Low Road to morality Quot and will meet with the congregation in an informal discussion following the service. Alinsky was born and educated in Chicago and was Confounder of the Back of the Yards neighbourhood Council. His Industrial areas foundation aided in the organization of the Southwest Community organization and the temporary Woodlawn organization. Rev. Jesse Cavileer. Pastor of first universalist Church explained that Alinsky is a very controversial figure either admired or feared and mistrusted for his efforts. A it is for this reason we asked him to speak sunday. Our Church works All the year for interracial and interfaith undemanding since it is itself interracial and interfaith a Rev. Cavileer said. The universalist minister pointed out that if there is any need for a special week or month it ought to be directed to some unusual Effort at understanding. According to Rev. Cavileer. Next sunday will have William Caples. President of the Chicago Board of education As guest speaker in the morning service. A i do not agree entirely with the policies of either of these civic Rev. Cavileer stated. A that is Why we invited the Public of All faiths and races is invited to attend All services of the Church. . Pickets slum owner thirty members of .�?Ts housing amp planning committee picketed Millard Brown s office 1230 e. 63rd St., saturday morning. Brown is landlord of 6110-12 Greenwood 6338 Harper and 610 e. Bowen and is proprietor of the Ideal maintenance co., 1230 e. 63rd. While the picket line moved on the Street Hollis Chester father Martin Farrell and the Rev. W. Prince Vaughn met with o Brien Brown Millard Borwn a son in an attempt a to get the Browns to treat their tenants like human at one Point a policeman was a sitting in Brown s office along with or. Chester and the two pastors. He had been called by . To ensure an orderly discussion. According to . The meet ing was a failure said Rev. Prince Vaughn housing spokesman a the Browns could give Ben Willis a few lessons in How to evade questions. The Browns Don t intend to do anything As far As i can a rent strike has been going on in the Greenwood building for two months. . Would not disclose whether rent strikes Are coming in the other two buildings. When the meeting ended of Brien Brown objected to having his picture taken on the Street. Henry Martin a photographer on the scene charges Brown shoved him and threatened him. A warrant was taken out monday morning for Browne a arrest. Mrs. Brown his Mother evaded the camera by hiding behind a Large a slums must go sign. Last week a disorderly and simple assault charge brought by of Brien Brown against James Gilbert and s. Do Arcy Perryman two members of the housing committee was continued to March 7. Brown charged the men were in the basement of 6110 Greenwood ave., tampering with the boiler. Tenants and . Denies the charge saying the door to the basement was locked at the time. . Charges that a 6338 Harper ave., lacks heat that windows have been out on the first floor All Winter that Teml it erasure in one apartment last sunday was 41 degrees. One Mother of six children paid $105 for a five room apartment but was unable to move in because there was no heat at 610 e. Bowen pools of dirty water stand in the basement apart Mentz four cramped rooms for $85. The Oil Burner has Given off heat three Days since november according to the staircase to the second floor is pulled away from both Walls a most of the 19 children in the building have been taken in by relatives to get warm. On the second floor there is no one family Cooks with a Small kerosene camping stove and walks around and sleeps in quilted jackets. Holis Chester co chairman of the housing committee said after saturdays picketing a it . Is not attacking Wood lawns Small Home owners. In fact by going after the big slum operators . Is trying to raise the values of Woodlawn a Good property. We Call rent strikes and picket Only after negotiations bring no real re suits. If a big landlord brings a slum up to Standard within a month then everything will be harmonious. If he thinks we re a typical All talk and no action group then a have to use other refraining front approval or disapproval of walk ins and sit-in., the 132-member Council of the organization for the Southwest Community at a tumultuous meeting thursday night in Faith United Church w. 92nd St. And s. Justine St., launched a full scale investigation of overcrowding double shifts and empty classrooms in area schools. A task Force was appointed by president Peter Fitzpatrick to conduct the probe. The first step will be an audience with superintendent of schools Benjamin Willis. The Resolution authorizing the inquiry was substituted for two proposals by the education committee. One a majority report disapproving a sit ins walk ins and bold invasions and the other a minority recommendation approving of such demonstrations As a Basic american the substitute Resolution was sent to the Council by the executive committee. When it was moved and seconded to substitute the Resolution of the executive committee for the majority and minority resolutions of the education committee president Fitzpat Rick called for a voice vote. He sustained the there were Boos and catcalls from the dissenters in the crowd of More than 300 Osc delegates members and visitors. Fitzpatrick ordered a standing vote and again the substitute Resolution carried this time by a vote of 53 to 38. The Issue of approval or disapproval of sit ins arose out of the incident at the Kellogg Branch elementary school 8350 Wood St., on feb. 2, where four Woodlawn women were arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and trespassing when they staged a demonstration against empty seats in the schools. The majority Resolution disapproving of sit ins was authored by Thomas Nicholas 8247 s. May St., president of the a median forum a a group of Osc conservatives. The minority report approving of sit ins was presented to the education committee by Sydney tit Elbaum 2003 w. 102nd St. Spokesman for the Osc a mod Erate members of the task Force or sub committee assigned to learn the facts about conditions in local schools Are Ted Haeg Stedt 8216 s. Aberdeen St., Mittee Harold Boysaw 11360 s. Aberdeen St. Mrs. Elaine Hutchinson. 8614 s. Sangamon St. Mrs. Aster Franzier 11361 s. May St. George Driscoll. 1258 w. 83rd St., and Thomas Nicholas. The Council elected James Houlihan 2122 w. 92nd St chairman of the Community relations committee to succeed Thomas of Malley. Houlihan is the Delegate of Christ the King Church. President Fitzpatrick announced that the Oscos prospective budget for the new fiscal year is $75,000, which will include the salary of an expert to plan Urban renewal projects to be sponsored by the Organiza Tion. Edward Drumm 7844 s waisted St., chairman of Urban renewal and planning said the recent announcement of in creased . Funds for Chicago renewal was Good news for Osc redevelopment plans. The Council passed a Resolution petitioning the City traffic Bureau not to take Down the to 9 . And 4 to 6 . A no parking Quot signs on business streets in the Southwest area enjoying cleaning Ami painting tasks in Bellile Ieni covenant United presbyterian Church 7300 s. Maryland ave., Are student of w Estern Michigan University Kalamazoo Mich. From left Are Denolius Johnson Don Albert Pixie Berry Polglase Boh and Mary Martin. The project was sponsored by the Campus Christian Fellowship of the University. By Faith c. Charles How would you like to live in the basement of a Church for a week and in lieu of rent paint and clean the entire area of your quarters sound interesting Well to 17 students of Western Michigan University Kalamazoo Mich., the project proved to be a pleasant experience. Seventeen coed students of the Campus Christian fellow ship of the Michigan University devoted the time Between semesters to visit Chicago and participate in the project at Bethlehem covenant United presbyterian Church 7300 s. Maryland ave. Rev. Robert Galitz associate pastor of the first congregational Church of Kalamazoo led the group of students in the painting and cleaning task of the churches basement. Beds were assembled tables set up and food was stored in the basement for the week Long project. While the female members of the group shopped for food the boys got the riots and pans ready for its preparation. They found that painting and cleaning a fairly Large basement can result in Hearty petites. But cared about Money spent for food. It was theirs sunday found the Busy students Wor Shirnping with members of the Church. Some served As Ushers others joined the choir and Rev. Gaits assisted in the pulpit at the week end. The students looked at the Wright Interior and Felt that their Mission had been accomplished. Each year the Western Michigan University Fellowship conducts a project such As this for students to Render services and at the same time learn about inner City churches and negro communities. The project at Bethlehem Church was made Rios sible by the department of Urban Church of the Chicago presbytery Anc worked out successfully. Rev. James r. Webb jr., pastor of Bethlehem Church expressed his Good feelings about the project by saying that it was a worthwhile and enriching Endeavor. A the students conducted themselves in a Tine manner and not once lost their exuberance and pleasure in this unique Christian work a he said. Upon leaving Rev. Galitz commented that the entire group had found their task rewarding and had met new friends by sharing in the warm Fellowship of the Church. A similar project was also carried out in the Emerald Avenue presbyterian Church 6701 s. Emerald ave., where Rev. Clyde m. Allison is pastor. Push for Early Woodlawn plan rehabilitation plans for Woodlawn that will place first emphasis on providing Public services in proportion to the Community a density and social composition were demanded this week at a special meeting of Community leaders called by the United Woodlawn conference. Forty spokesmen for Block clubs a tags recreational and welfare groups gathered feb. 15 at the Woodlawn boys club to formulate recommendations to the Chicago plan commission. They agreed unanimously that plans currently being prepared by the plan commission must recognize that a Woodlawn has deteriorated because it has not been Given its proper share of City services and no new plan will succeed unless it allocates funds for a new sewage system increased Street sanitation and lighting services sharply increased enforcement of codes for licensed business and residential establishments such As taverns hotels and laundromats and elimination of taverns and chairman of the education com certain hotels that menace the safety and morality of the a statement adopted by the meeting urged a that the plan commission reject Public subsidy for any proposal which would involve a major clearance of the two projects mentioned in this category were the University of Chicago South Campus plan for the North end of Woodlawn and the Campus expansion plan of the roman Catholic society of it. Carmel affecting the Southeast Section of Woodlawn from Dante to Stony Island aves. Other proposals approved by the meeting included a provision in the plan for a Public Community out patient health Center and infant welfare Center there Are none in Woodlawn now despite the 1960 census report of 21,759 persons under age 19, half of these under age 14, now living in Woodlawn. A acquisition o f residential structures which can be re Habil hated and converted to Public or cooperatively owned private housing and acquisition of use less commercial structures for replacement with similar housing facilities. A enlistment of Board of education funds and facilities to enlarge playground areas for schools in Woodlawn a but re continued on Page 7 seek Sites for bomb shelters All of the South Side Between 47th and 135th its. And from Halsted St. To Harlem ave. Is being surveyed Tor locations which can be used for Publio fallout shelters. The Survey is part of president Kennedy a $450,000,000 shelter program now Betone Congress and is being conducted under direction of the Chicago army Engineer District. The engineering firm of a. Epstein amp. Sons is doing the Field work. Forty teams consisting of one and two engineering personnel Are conducting the Survey in the area which also takes in several townships immediately to the South including Stickney Palos and Worth. Population in the Region is estimated at 1,511,000. The entire Region being surveyed is expected to be completed the first of april according to David r. Thompson with Ernest Pepe Engineer with a. Epstein Are in charge of tile Survey teams. Buildings selected As potential shelters Are estimated to provide a protective Factor of 20 and can accommodate 50 or More people. A shelter with a protective Factor of 20 Means that an unprotected person outside would lie exposed to 20 times More radiation than one in the shelter. The shelters Are considered on their physical dimensions and include municipal buildings such As schools hospitals Halls and courts. Private commercial building Are handled As individual cases and include factories supermarkets and Banks. Selection will be made Primar continued on Page 7 Best food buys of the week each week the bulletin publishes the Best food buys at your local food store As advertised in your bulletin Sabels farm products Grade a farm fresh $ i 09 eggs. O Ooi. I Page 4 wonder foods Georgia a finest orc frying chickens la. Page 3_whole state Way super Mart tide a Reg. $ i of washing powder boxes i with a at order Page 2

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