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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 25, 1971, Chicago, Illinois Cousins and Langford carry independents Sawyer Stewart Frost in party Winsby Hurley Green editor the Long awaited Day for Independent liberation arrived on february 23rd and at the close of the voting business Only one bulletin area Independent had managed to survive the last minute democratic Blitz. That was atty. Anna Langford 16thwho Defeated organization candidate George Boggan. Other area wins and changes included wins by Eugene Sawyer 6th handily defeating write in candidate Ald. A a. Rayner and on the ballot opponent Mabry Roby. Sawyer polled 6,755 votes to 1132, for Roby. Rayner garnered less than 700 votes. In the eighth Ward cousins another Independent campaigning on a record of service won a whopping decision Over his major opposition atty. Richard Cooper by a score of 7,245 to 4,162. William Shannon ran in topped in the 17th. Out in the 21st Ward Independent Phil Smith gave organization candidate Bennett Stewart the toughest fight in the area. Smith endorsed by All the daily papers ran a Strong and Well planned Campaign before surrendering to a close defeat. No figures were available in this contest at bulletin press time. According to the election com Mission however the vote is subject to canvass. In the 34th Ward where few persons gave Independent Augustus Savage a real Chance at Victory Savage ran True to form. At Midnight with Only one precinct uncounted Frost held a commanding 5,606 to 4,167 Edge. Each of the winners in the bulletin area had been endorsed by the bulletin. In a Victory Celebration held at the colonial House 7914 e. 79th, a tired but Happy Eugene Sawyer told his sixth Ward backers Quot this has to be the proudest Day of my life. I think these votes reflect the needs and wishes of the people of the sixth Ward Quot he began. A we have worked hard and we have carried our Campaign to the people of the Ward and you have responded a he continued a i will never let the voters of this great Ward Down a he concluded cousins was equally appreciative of his win As he told the bulletin. Quot the people have spoken convincingly and they have indicated that they support the manner in which we have represented this Ward and with their help. I shall go right he concluded atty. Langford one of two women to win Aldermani offices stated a Wiart just Happy for the Community. This has to be one of the most significant victories in the City a she explained. Quot there were three obstacles to overcome first i am an Independent second i am a woman and thirdly i am Black Quot she continued. A this All Means that this Community is really together we put together a wide spectrum of people from All walks of life and this was the margin of Victory a she concluded mrs. Langford also revealed that she had received a Bone Call from the other i Ady Alderman elect and looked a Ward to knowing her better the City Council. Quot but the big thing Here is that i want to do something for my Community a she smiled. Out in the 34th Ward a jubilant Alderman committeeman Wilson Frost greeted friends and Well wishers Well into the Early morning hours he told the bulletin a my election in the 34th Ward shows How Black and White voters can join hands to elect officials that they feel have the Best interests of the Community at heart a he began. A i feel that my past performance gave me the credentials to serve the Community better than anyone else a he continued he concluded his statement with a plea of Unity from All parts of the Community including his opponent to get about the business of making the 34th Ward a better place to live. An Early Survey indicated that Chicago voters had sent 14 Blacks to the City Council and had indeed nominated Richard Daley by a whopping ten to erne margin Over Republican candidate for mayor Richard Friedman the two will be matched in an april 6 mayoralty race. Thus the february 23rd Aldermani race produced the following City Council changes and gains Fred Hubbard 2d Ward Tyrone Kenner 3d Ward Claude w b Holman 24th Ward Eugene Sawyer 6th Ward William cousins 8th Ward Anna Langford 16th Ward Eugen Ray 27th Ward Jimmy Washington 28th Ward and Wilson Frost 34th Ward. Other Black winners in uncontested races were William Shannon 17th Ward Gifford Kelley 20th Ward and David Rhodes 24th Ward. Chicago s progressive Community weekly South Side covering the Chatham Chesterfield and Park Manor communities iop a copy 40 Par month delivered to your Deot j3th year thursday feb. 25th, 1971 no. I 5all phones St 3-1040for wont ads. Advertising. News items although Jesse Jackson a prospects of becoming Chicago a next mayor appear to be becoming dimmer and dimmer legislation now pending in the state legislature May make it easier for the next Independent candidate who wishes to run for the office. Sen. Cecil Partee Black president pro tem of the Senate introduced a Bill last week that would require All candidates party backed or not to have a minimum of signatures amounting to 3 per cent of the votes cast for the winning candidate in the last election. As the requirement now stands party candidates need Viz of a per cent of the votes cast for their party candidate in the last election and independents need from 5 to 8 per cent of the total vote cast. The Bill which is expected to have no effect on the april 6 mayoral election is thought to have the backing of mayor Daley. Partee who in introducing the Bill explained that the reason for the original Law was to keep nuisance candidates and crackpots off of the ballot went on to explain that the Law also served to keep legitimate candidates from seeking the office. Partee added a this measure would eliminate the variance which now exists in the requirement for part candidates As opposed to Independent Partee went on to say that his proposed Bill a would make it a candidate such As Jesse Jackson to get on the ballot because it would reduce the number of signatures which would be required on his nominating petitions from 58,000 to about 24,000.�?� the Prospect of mayor Daley supporting legislation which would make it easier for an Independent to take his office from his is not quite As contradictory As it appears. For it is widely believed that if he wins in april this will be his last term and As the Bill will not apply to that election it will have no effect on him. Also it has been suggested that he would support such an Effort As a Way on gaining More Black support. And through the signatures requires would be More also for party candidates neither party would have any trouble collecting the required number. Groups out to destroy Buck White cast says a another article in the same Issue of the newspaper feb. Lit entitled a Center studies Urban life problems a while attempting to outline the future programs of the Center gives misleading information about the production of Buck White. It states planned in the near future following the completion of the production of Quot big time Buck White a is a series of films speakers Folk singers information pertaining to the program involvement in the programs the future of the program and or anything else simply Contact the Urban life a neither Oscar Brown jr., or any member of his production company has indicated to anyone that they have any intentions of closing the show at anytime in the near future. A Oscar Brownjr. Has had difficulty finding out who is responsible for printing the newspaper or where it gets its information. The University of Chicago disclaims any responsibility for other efforts by Browne a group have been unsuccessful in obtaining Concrete information about the newspaper. A the Urban life Center was supposedly founded in 1970, but no information is available As to How it is funded or what its specific purpose is. According to a wrap a the Center consists of a group from Small suburban Christian schools from Roosevelt University and Wheaton Illinois and from several social religious and political backgrounds who got together and formed a non sectarian Community for the exploration of the Urban convinced that there is a Quot growing plot in Hyde Park to kill Buck White a members of that Oscar Brownjr. Production playing at the Church 54th and Blackstone told the bulletin that a recent developments seem to indicate there Are at least two organizations determined to see the end of Buck Brown Points the Finger of blame at the Board of directors of the Urban life Center which rents the Church facility to the theater group for 8200 a month and 5 per cent of the Gross and a student group which publishes a newspaper called in a prepared statement Brown charged that Quot the Board of directors of the Urban life made the conditions of renegotiating its contract difficult if not completely impossible. The group has also lost receipts from two performances of the show because the Center failed to Supply heat for the theater. A in a so called a a review of the show Quot Russ White a a a rape staff writer described the show in a typically White oriented misleading Over simplified stereotyped explanation. The statement continued that Quot the circumstances of the apparent kill Buck White conspiracy has led Oscar Brown jr., and his company to suspect that the Urban life Center and a wrap a appear to be something other than what they say they Brown feels that the apparent Campaign against his show has been stepped up in the last few weeks in an attempt to get rid of him Quot because the people the mistake of letting the show open in the Church because they did t know what the show was really about or what Impact it would have on the people of a child and society conference to be held the Impact of society on the Young child and the effect of growing children on society will be explored saturday feb. 27, at the 1971 conference of the Chicago association for the education of Young children. More than 1,200 Nursery school Day care head Start and kindergarten teachers social workers paediatricians psychiatrists and paraprofessionals in the Early education Field Are expected to attend the conference at the pick Congress hotel it was announced by the co chairmen mrs. Bernard Weiss Bourd Evanston and mrs. Dorcas Bowles Chicago. The All Day program will be highlighted by a noon luncheon address by or. Jerome Bruner director of the Center for cognitive studies at Harvard University and by a 9 30 . Opening session speech by Preston Wilcox director of of ram associates new York. Wilcox has been a full time consultant with Afram associates inc., since March 1969. Aai is involved in problem identifying and solving and strategy and action evaluating programs in the Fields of education Community development and people development. Wilcox formerly directed the East Harlem project and the Maria Lawton Center for older people both in new York and was an assistant professor of social work at the Columbia University school of social work for four years. Or. Bruner has been director of the Center for cognitive studies at Harvard University since 1961, when he founded the Center. Also a professor of psychology at Harvard or. Bruner is a past president of american psychological association. He has been awarded the associations distinguished scientific award. He has published articles and books among them the Well known Quot the process of education a published in 1960, and a toward a theory of instruction a published in 1966. He currently is working on research into the cognitive growth of very Young infants studying four rudimentary Behaviours of Young children sucking looking reaching and grasping. He recently completed an elementary school curriculum entitled a Man a course of study a which is now in use in Newton mass. The morning session will offer informal discussions with experts in several Fields including Art federally funded programs administration commercial Day care and the political aspects of Early childhood education according to mrs. Weissbourd and mrs. Bowles. Chairmen in the morning session include Kermit Coleman attorney american civil liberties Union Helen Underwood head teacher child and family development Center Chicago committee on Urban Opportunity Shirley Dean program director child and family development Center child care society Betty Johnson owner Bettye a Nursery and kindergarten Edythe Ellis head teacher or. Martin l. King or. Family Center Maggie Jackson assistant director Lawndale Day care Center. Jay Freedman head Start educational consultant will serve As coordinator of continuous film showings of movies of interest in pre school education in the morning sessions. Special offer for a limited time Only get the South Sidi Chic of t Tom Muvie Community Wah it delivered to your door by mail every week for Only $2 of a year fill out the order Blank below. Attach your $2.00 Check or Money order. Send it to the bulletin. Bulletin newspapers 728 w. 65th St. Chicago Iii. 60621 yes i want that big bargain for 52 issues of the bulletin. Enclosed find my $2.00. Nome Phene address Apt. City up _ a i to Dine with posing at a fend raising party to promote and gather support for a dinner for sen. Cecil a. Partee Are left to right a. R. Leak Lena Mills Golightly Bill Manning mrs. A. Mitchell Rev. G. Osberg and mrs. Freddie Petross. The winning for Sawyer friends of Eugene Sawyer join him in a fund raising cocktail party held at the urbanite 72 East 75th Street sunday february 21. The affair was held for the purpose of defraying the Cost of Sawyer s successful Campaign for Alderman of the sixth Ward. Shown in the group with Alderman Sawyer Are John Davis Toby Greene or. Sidney Welch Lucius Robinson and or. James Bogan. Party held in the colonial House 93 e. 79, was sponsored by the civil liberties league of Illinois of which mrs. Golightly is publicity chairman. New name for College legislation to change the name of Chicago state College and northeastern Illinois state College to Chicago state University and northeastern Illinois state University was introduced tuesday in the Illinois Senate by senators Cecil Partee and Thomas Lyons. The package of Bills providing for the name changes was also endorsed by a number of other Chicago senators. Chicago state and northeastern Are the Only two state institutions of higher education which have not received University designation. The legislation which sets july 1,1971 As the effective Date for the name changes is expected to be referred to the Senate education committee for initial consideration. Chicago state Loca d at 6800 South Stewart Avenue and northeastern Illinois state Are both institutions with a Long history in the Chicago area. Northeastern was formerly a Branch of Chicago state. Both became state operas a schools in 1965 and offt undergraduate and graduate degrees in Many areas of Liberal arts and teacher education. Sen. Partee introduces Bill for independents

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