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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 6, 1961, Chicago, Illinois Four houses hit by $28,000 fire Man caught looting House a 2 alarm fire broke out in the 6500 Block on Evans ave last thursday night causing an estimated $28,000 damage the fire started at 6535 s Evans ave. In the rear and spread rapidly to three adjacent buildings 6537-39 and 43 the cause of the fire was not determined. In the heat of the Blaze the police captured Willis l. Bog Gart 22, 6413 s. Evans ave. On a charge of looting the Burn ing buildings. Boggart who was questioned by officer Byron Arnold of the 7th District police station said he was a social worker. Police said they arrested Boggart As he left 6543 s. Evans ave. On Boggart a person was found a set of Diamond wedding rings 3 or 4 wallets a change purse and some cuff links. Ironically the four buildings Are adjacent to the 6545 s. Evans address which recently came under fire from the Marquette Evans Block club. The club has been trying to have the 6545 building condemned and torn Down. Alderman Robert h. Miller 6thsaid that the Corpora Tion had already received the permission of the court to demolish the building. He said that he had introduced an ordinance to have this Structure razed As far Back As april 26, 1961. The ordinance was unanimously passed. Miller also stated that procedures such As these take time. Aside from finding the owner of the building he said it was also necessary to have the court Issue a ruling to the corporation counsel before any direct action could be taken. There seems to be some concern on the part of Block club members about the number of fires in the immediate area. Byron Arnold of the 7th District question Willis Boggart. 6113 s. Evans ave. After he was captured leaving one of the burning buildings with loot he had alleged taken. Boggart told police he was a social worker not a thief. According to the Marquette Evans Block club president John c. Robinson there have been six fires in the Vicinity in the last three months. There has been no indication however that the fire department suspects an arsonist is at work in the area. Investigations of the recently Burnt building have not yet been completed. Firemen Battle Blaze that broke out in the 6500 Block on s. Evans ave. The fire started at 6535 s. Evans and quickly spread to 6539-41 and 43 s. Evans ave. First persons on the scene thought that All four buildings blazed up simultaneously but firemen on the scene indicated that it began at the 6535 address and spread from there. Your Community newspaper serving Chatham. Avalon. Englewood Park Manor and Woodlawn volume i. No. 38 10c at Newsstands Chicago ill., thursday july 6. 19� published it 439 e. 71st St. Tel. St ewer 13-1040 25 c per month delivered to your door each thursday Charles p. Livermore executive director of the commission on youth welfare moderated panel discussion on family life in Woodlawn. Youth commission to open Woodlawn unit Charles p. Livermore executive director of the Chicago commission on youth welfare announced last thursday night that the commission has under serious consideration a request to open a unit office in the Woodlawn area. The announcement was made at a seminar on family life in the Jackson Park fieldhouse 6401 s. Stony Island ave. Livermore reported that the program committee of the commission had acted favourably upon the request of Community representatives to establish an intensive unit office in the area. He indicated that the favourable recommendation would be presented for final action to the commission meeting tuesday july 11. Livermore suggested that various groups individuals and institutions interested in the Woodlawn Community might wish to communicate with the commission prior to the july 11 meeting. He invited them to express their opinions concerning the Benefit to the Community the unit could provide. At this Point the opening of the commission office seems certain. It was Learned that the commission has already began a search for suitable office space. The july meeting should be a Mere formality. The Chicago youth commission is a City Agency set up to travelling this summer unexpected exit me can shorten your trip and your fun prepare yourself beforehand with extra Moncy to meet any emergency. Hundreds of vacationing South siders Are getting extra Cash with Little or no extra work they Are offering their no longer used appliances furnishings and other done to needs in an inexpensive bulletin want and the Security of extra Cash is a Good travelling companion and you la find it easy to get when you advertise in the want ads bulletin Quot Quick a a suits want ads is Ste wort 3-1040 help communities throughout the Chicago area to coordinate youth programs and provide professional services wherever called for. A recent involvement of the commission was in the Englewood area when under the unit directorship of mrs. Rachel Ridley cow and the Englewood committee for Community action staged a highly successful seminar on the problems of youth in that area. Livermore was Moderator of a panel discussion on a family life in the meeting was planned by leaders of youth serving Agen cies schools and churches in the Community. Active in bringing leaders to Gether were Lorenzo w. Smith 6648 s. Ingleside ave., presiden of the United Woodlawn Confer ence Eugene Harrison 6611 s Greenwood ave., president the associated clubs of Woodlawn. At the meeting miss Wilda j Dail of the family service Bureau United charities of Chicago 6127 a University ave., discussed a How a family lives together harmoniously. A minister or. Abraham Lincoln Reynolds jr., of the sixth United presbyterian Church first negro pastor to be called by an All White congregation in Chicago or in the United presbyterian denomination talked on a what kind of a Home does a family need Quot Clarence Parham 6523 s. University ave., who was graduated last month from Hyde Park High school spoke on a what Young people can do for themselves?1 a does the school do its Job in strengthening family life a was the topic of mrs. Leon w. Watts 1424 e. 65th pi., president last year of waiter Scott a to and now school education chairman of Central Council a to. Closing talk a spiritual values is the mainstay of family life a was Given by mrs Evelyn f. Johnson. Chairman of Public affairs committee of the Wood Lawn y. W. C. A deadline for teen editor contest near by now the word should be around. If not Here it is again. You the teenager in our Community can become the editor of the teen Page in your Community newspaper the bulletin. We re not saying its easy to become the teen editor but we think it s the kind of Challenge Yeu u like Here Are the rules contestants should live in Park Manor Chatham Avalon Englewood or Woodlawn Anc should be 14-18 years of age in the lst-4th years of High school an essay no less than 150 words and no longer than 300 words must be submitted on the subject a How a teen Page could Benefit youth in our Community Quot and should be typewritten double spaced. Essays will be judged for originality clarity of ideas Brevity of thought neatness and grammatical correctness. Creativity of writing will be considered Only if it clearly states the writers ideas. The Lucky teen judged Winner will become editor of the a teen Page. A sizeable Cash prize will also be awarded. In the event that there Are two winners in that the essays contain similar thoughts and meet the requirements of the judges the writers will be chosen creditors of the a teen Page a and the Cash prize will be divided Between the two. Winner or winners will be announced in the bulletin and pictures will appear. So get to work teens and lets hear you speak up for yourselves in vying for the Honor of being a a teen editor Quot for your Community newspaper. Deadline for the contest is noon wednesday july 26. All entries should be mailed to a teen editor Quot contest bulletin 439 e. 71st St., Chicago 19, Illinois. 4. A a a a t a area woman is victim of mob Here a rate for hiked sales tax mrs. Arylene Watlington 6152 s. Langley ave., a a act Secretary was one of 10 negroes stoned last sunday in an at tempt to integrate Rainbow Beach Between e. 76th and e. 83rd its. On Lake Michigan. Mrs. Watlington was not seriously injured. In a sharply worded statement issued monday Rev. Carl a. Fuqua executive director of he Chicago a act charged that a Force of 100 policeman assigned to the Beach could not control the situation and that negro bathers were urged to go lome because their safety could not be assured. Mrs. Watlington said that when she arrived at the Beach four White youths followed her and a companion to a refreshment stand. Moments later she said a mob formed a Circle around her and ten other negroes and began shouting and hurling stones at them. Mrs. Watlington said there were about 10 police officers i 1 seven White and three negroes i Lill lilo i standing within the Circle at la a tempting to keep the mob at when the officers demanded in crash the mob to move on persons in Chatham has second spraying Douglas of Hara Promise Freedom ride probe Public beaches of the City of i the Chatham Avalon Park the a act said it is also Community Council scheduled taking these actions the second Mosquito fogging of to meet with superintendent the 1961 season to take place of police o. W. Wilson and his during the Holiday week end. Aides on the matter of police this was designed to Elim inertia. Nate discomfort caused by to unite Community groups Mosquito and other insects to in an Effort to break Down racial those Capac residents who barriers at Rainbow Beach and conducted outdoor activities in to urge total Community Partick their Celebration of the 4th of Pat Ion in the project. July Holiday. The statement also said that the seven sub areas of the demands will be made for in Council were fogged by insect creased police patrols a fully and pest control specialists who integrated a assigned to the pointed out that the recent in each area that the Chicago flux of Mosquito would cause Park District integrate the life a great Deal of discomfort in guard Force at the Beach and addition to further Mosquito hat in the event of future Breeding. Rouble arrests be made of the Mosquito control pro guilty participants. No arrests were made in Sun Day fracas. O. car Here is the formula for the new sales tax increase passed by the Illinois legislature Friday night and signed into Law immediately by gov. Otto Kerner. Transaction tax 1 to 12 cents no tax. 13 to 31 cents 1 cent. 32 to 54 cents 2 cents. 55 to 81 cents 3 cents. 82 cents to $1 08, 4 cents. $1.09 to $1.35, it cents. $1.36 to $1.62, 6 cents. $1.63 to $1.87, 7 cents. $1.88 to $2.12, 8 cents. $2.13 to $2 37, 9 cents. $2.38 to $2 62, 10 cents. $2 63 to $2.87, 11 cents. $2 88 to $3.12, 12 cents. Of the new 4 per cent combined sales tax 3lz per cent will go to the state government and the remainder to Chicago a Ort to gain Access for it merely sat Down maintaining the encirclement she said. Finally the ranking police officer suggested that the negroes leave before the situation be came unmanageable. Mrs. Watlington said the police provided an escort for them to e. 76th St. And s. Ingleside ave. The mob reportedly cheered when the negroes left. Later the a act announced that the youth group would re turn to the Beach saturday at 1 30 . The local a act urged Community residents to join in the fight to integrate Chicago beaches. The Rev. Fuqua asked All organized groups and individuals to a accept the challenges handed Down by a a senseless a it is our intention a the a act statement said a to support efforts of our youth work committee and youth councils to use Rainbow Beach until the Battle for democracy at Chicago beaches is Over. A no amount of stamping feet. Hand clapping or Rock throwing and verbal taunts Wall Stop our All police supt. O. W. Wilson s 1961 Cadillac Auto was damaged badly yesterday afternoon when it was involved in collision with a private car operated by pvt. Lenny Lohman of fifth army Headquarters at e. 54th St. And s. Harper ave. Sgt. John Kunis of the Hyde Park police station reported Wil son was not in his car when the Accident occurred at 3 . His Driver patrolman Gene Woodward had just let Wilson c f i for a routine visit to the police station at 5233 s. Lake Park ave. Police said no one was Hurt Gram is a voluntary one which is financed by contributions of $1 per household. The collection i6 made at the time of the annual membership drive which is currently in Progress. This program has been conducted for the past several years and has been highly praised by Council members. It is estimated that the Mosquito control program will Cost $2,500 this year and can Only be conducted if the residents who Benefit by the service will contribute towards its Cost. This program is under the direction of vice president Arthur g. Hawkins. 8425 s. Calumet ave., and any suggestions or complaints should be referred to him. In the Accident. Sgt Kunis said Wilson a car. Going South at the intersection was struck on the right front fender he said it was forced Uff the Highway and crashed into a building at the intersection. The front of pvt. Lohman a car also was badly damaged. Sgt Kunis said Lohman was charged with damaging City property Kunis said Wilson a was not greatly perturbed a a when he was told of the Accident Woodward Wilson s Driver was in Wing around a Block near the once station looking for a place to Park when the Aad Tome suburbs i persons the use of any of the i collision occurred. 8 Man Art exhibit at St. Dorothy the associated artists and de signers group is presenting an 8-Man Art show in St. Dorothy s school Yard 450 e. 78th St. On sunday. July 9. The exhibition will begin at i . And terminate at 6 works of Art such As photog Raphy Industrial designing and commercial Art will be exhibited by artists John Pinkney Emmet a i Collins Edward Brown Russell Jones Joe Williams Hosey Rey nolds de Foster and Arnold Williams i Art objects Are to be sold to those who wish to Purchase them everyone is invited to at tend. Senator Paul h. Douglas and in charge of Civi rights Divi. Congressman Barratt of Hara re Sion of Justice department. He acted swiftly to temporary has started investigation into Woodlawn organization s apra to Sullivan Case to deter. Of mine if Federal action can be peal to free one of its Freedom taken to free abused prisoners Riding members from a missis 0r protect them against treat Sippi Penitentiary. Ment allegedly received. He is the Freedom rider Terry sul preparing report on possible a Livan of 6640 s. University ave. Tion with respect to confinement was arrested last june 12 and of other Freedom riders. He sentenced to sixty Days in jail promised to move quickly. When for standing with a negro Friend he reports i will let you know in a segregated Jackson miss. Best wishes bus station waiting room. Congressman Barratt o Hara Sullivan was later sent to from Illinois 2nd congressional Parchman Penitentiary a Maxi District also wired Rev. Braz mum Security prison along with Ier to say that he was taking another Woodlawn resident Steps to free Sullivan. Felix Singer. At the prison both a i have been cooperating with Sullivan and Singer were beat senator Douglas in bringing to in and tortured. The attention of assistant actor Sullivan was stripped and Ney general Burke Marshall dragged naked across a Cement chief of the Justice depart court Yard. Sheriff j. F. Gilfoy mentus civil rights division the defended himself by saying that Case of Terry Sullivan. We have the Sullivan Case was handled in demanded a full investigation a routine Way. When pressed for and have been assured by or. Further explanations sheriff Burke that his department is Gilfoy stated that the Cement making a thorough investigation Sullivan had been dragged into the Case. As chairman of across had been a clean and the sub committee on Africa i smooth am gravely concerned Over the the . Has been trying to elects on Pep a free Sullivan and the other free african continent of this bar Dom riders. In response to the treatment of american , s Call for help senator citizens in the Southern states. Paul Douglas wired Rev. Arthurr a Terry Sullivan s Congress a. Brazier temporary Wood Man have deep Persona in Awn organization spokesman Torres a lace May be say that he was meeting with sure shall do everything assistant attorney general 11 pm wer Burke Marshall chief of the Rev. Lynward Stevenson j u s t i be departments civil pastor of the Parkway Christian rights division to get Federal Church m6 s. Park ave., said action on the Case. I ,. ,. Stirtm t that As a . Member him thanks for Telegram concern. ,., ,. Ing mistreatment of or. Sui of. He was she chef a to Van in Mississippi Ati colty and. A and the illegal imprisonment of that the Orean Lauon a Quot a the Freedom riders there. Discussed �?ot1"�?o&Quot? to land Earth to tree this Young continued on Page 3 situation with assistant attorney general Burke Marshall who is Best food boys of the week each week the bulletin publishes the Best food buys at your local food store As advertised in your bulletin live stewing hens la

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