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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 23, 1964, Chicago, Illinois Gop candidate rips Goldwater i 1 Chatham Avalon Chesterfield Englewood Park Manor Vernon Park West Chesterfield i i 1 Chicago a leading Community weekly sixth year no. 40 week of july 23 to july 29, 1964 published at 639 e. 71st st., Stewart 3-1040 a 014 fire Ansi Wester fighting to hold hark the tears 11-year-old Deborah Dyer Center relates How Clouds of smoke Rushing from inside the House prevented her from entering her Home 7110 st. Lawrence july 14, during the height of a 3-11 fire which caused a a several thousands of dollars damage to her Home and the building next door at 7142 st. Lawrence owned by or. And mrs. Tommy Burton. The tuesday fire which reportedly started beneath the Hack stairs of the Burton Home was the second major neighbourhood fire within three Days. On july 11, the garage of or. And mrs. Hugh Stinnette 7132 st. Lawrence was completely destroyed. According to Paul Mikalauskas youth officer from the grand crossing police District a seven year old boy is being held at the Andy juvenile Home 2240 w. Roosevelt rd., in connection with both fires. Michael Lenigan chief probation officer told the bulletin that a dependency petition will be held in the juvenile court on july 30 regarding the arson charges against the boy. Rit Avn letter from Mississippi is missing. By Gus Savage Ryphe message from Mississippi did no to arrive this week. I Hope this does not indicate that correspondent John Buffington has suffered any misfortune. Staff member Larry Garrett left for mis a Sis Sippi tuesday on a personal matter. He agreed to Check into Buffington s whereabouts while there. I Hope to have some report up regarding John next week. To fill this space re served for him a column a by me on the death of Dinah Washington last year is reprinted below. It is considered appropriate since the City Council re _ gently voted to take note Gus Savage of her birthday which comes next month a former school mate of mine at Wendell Phillips once Sang spirituals in a rocking Way. She was gifted with a Small but powerful and Mellow Yoice a though she was not very popular nor attractive then and her dress evidenced the common poverty of that time passed As time does and last week she joined Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday in a swinging choir above which i Hope one Day to hear. As in the cases of Bessie and Billie her final glimpse of the Quot Harbor lights99 was spoiled by the heavy fog which makes bitter this Earth. And the popular throne to which she succeeded Bessie and Billie Only covered the limited Domain of let suffering ethnic. And like her successors she was a Quot Raunchy broads but she was a Queen and i consider myself fortunate to have been one of her subjects. Only a Queen of song could possess such a Range of interpretation and her own life reflected that Range Quot Salty papa blues a Quot i want to be Loyed a Quot time out for tears a and yes a this bitter Earth she knew so Well. She had become More than popular in her do main a and her final attire evidenced this a Stone studded Tiara on her head and a pair of f200 Golden slippers on her feet a yellow Chiffon dress and a White Mink jacket clothing her rigid remains indeed it could be considered a poetic crime to paint a woman Black Aid bid her sing. Uhruh perhaps that is the gospel of the blues schedule South Side Art fair Chicago a newest cultural venture will make its debut on july 24, when the first Southside Art fair makes its debut at 81st Street and Vincennes Avenue. Exhibits will be open daily from 12 . T6 9 . On july 24, 25, and 26. More than 100 artists have registered for this first Southside showing. Professionals and amateurs Young and of. W51l rfcs Nav Virks in All to teas including crafts and photography. Fair director Grover Richardson Well known local artist and director of the Orgovan studios and gallery 223 s. Hoyne is most enthusiastic about the fairs opening. A there Are Many Fine artists on the Southside and we Are hopeful that these artists will take advantage of this Opportunity to display their talents a said Richardson. Richardson pointed to the pure cultural aspect of the fair. A a fair of this Type could very Well be the beginning of an artistic Renaissance on Chicago a South Side a he said. A the presence of a fair in the Community indicates the Community a interest and Pride in cultural a repeated prize Winner in Art fairs Richardson will display Many of his own realist works. Other members of the fairs committee include miss Oney Rollins assistant director and reigning Queen of the South Side s annual artists and models Ball and j. Metcalf 8122 Vincennes. Margaret Luckett 6434 Aberdeen proprietor of Luckey a inn 8106 Vincennes has spearheaded he move to bring the fair to this area. Newest area rights group the recently organized Englewood affiliate of the Southern Christian leadership conference rounded out the first week of its existence saturday evening july 18, with a rally at Christ methodist Church 6401 Sangamon. Guest speaker for the occasion was the Rev. C. T. Vivian organizer an director of Sci affiliate organizations. In this role the Rev. Vivian is one of the top aids of or. Martin Luther King or. The Englewood unit of Sulc is headed by the Rev. John r. Porter pastor of Christ methodist and former executive Board member and director of the civil rights committee of the Englewood Community organization. Saturday nights rally followed a workshop on non violent direct action strategy and techniques also held at Christ methodist Between 10 . And 3 . Saturday. Both affairs were sparsely attended. On thursday evening july 16, the groups first action of coca mass demonstration at 63rd and Halsted to protest approval of the Central Englewood Urban renewal plan fizzled. Shown above welcoming Rev. Vivian left to Christ methodist saturday Are Earl Warren 6128 Green st., whose Home is among those slated for destruction to make Way for a parking lot under renewal plan and Rev. Porter right a Mother leaves baby at add office in hunger protest denied Aid claims deserted by husband kids hungry a pathetic Story of need and deprivation unfolded in Englewood wednesday afternoon. A 21-year-old Mother with no food no Means of support left her 4-month-old infant in the office of the Cook county welfare department 6125 Hal turned to the office later and claimed her baby. According to this Case worker mrs. Brown had been denied assistance because the whereabouts of her husband was not disclosed at the time of her first visit. Later wednesday however this information was secured and the Case is being processed. At press time mrs. Brown was still faced with the problem of eating and sleeping. Sted in protest upon being that she was for assistance. Mrs. Constance Brown 21, 6440 Normal tearfully told welfare officials that her husband had left her Over three weeks ago to accompany an Uncle to Kalamazoo Mich and had not returned. Unable to move in with a Stepfather Lee Alston 13334 Corliss mrs. Brown was forced to move her family into a 1v4 room apartment with her sister mrs. Katy Alston 6440 Normal. The tiny apartment already was occupied by her sister and brother in Law and their child. In addition to her four month old child mrs. Brown has another child one year old. She is expecting a third child soon. Mrs. Brown not previously a welfare recipient applied for Public assistance when she was informed by the building manager that she could no longer live in the Alston apartment. Mrs. Mildred Barnes manager of the building told a bulletin reporter that the building Many agreement a amp a realty company 7227 Stony Island did not allow children in the building. An exception was made for the Alston family. Allegedly unable to feed herself and her child for the past two Days mrs. Brown applied for emergency Aid. Despite her pleas she said she was denied immediate Aid and told to leave the Folce. A Call to the welfare office by the bulletin was answered by a late shift caseworker who explained that mrs. Browa had re four to be among group attending league Parley expected to be among members of the Chicago Urban league staff who will attend the 54th annual conference of the National Urban league Are four area residents. The meeting will be held aug. 2-6 in the Sheraton hotel in Louisville by. The area representatives Are Curtis Brooks 630 e. 83rd pi., employment and guidance specialist mrs. Connie seals 7228 Rhodes Community education specialist and former bulletin assistant editor Ashby Smith 6918 Calumet research specialist and mrs. Delores Brooks 8113 Ellis Community education Secretary. Edwin c. Berry Chicago a executive director will be among the outstanding authorities speak ing on the subject a poverty re examined old problems a new challenges a a the conference theme. Other addresses will be made by Carl t. Rowan director . Information Agency w. Willard Wirtz Secretary of labor or. Robert c. Weaver administrator Federal housing and Home finance Agency and Whitney m. Young jr., executive director of the National Urban league. The Urban league which has 66 branches in 30 states and the District of Columbia is a professional interracial social work Agency created to assist negroes in obtaining equal opportunities in employment education housing health and welfare labor unions and other areas of Urban life ministers clash Over strategy a three Day civil rights conference in Englewood was climaxed saturday night at the Clorist methodist Church 6401 Sangamon with a mass rally publicizing the recently formed Englewood affiliate of the Southern Christian leadership convention. The Rev. C. T. Vivian of Augusta ga., organizer and director of Sulc affiliate organizations addressed an audience of Community residents civic leaders and members of the student non violent coordinating committee. Other speakers included James Batts 6415 Green president of the Green Street association mrs. Bernice Mariana 7533 Perry and mrs. June Dolnick both of the citizens housing committee and William Wagner president 6400 wednesday began its organizational plans immediately. The Green Block club. The Escly just formed last Rev. John r. Porter pastor of Christ methodist Church 6401 Sangamon was named president of the new direct action civil rights group. Until recently Porter was chairman of the civil rights committee of the Englewood Community organization. He resigned from the eco after disagreement with eco so methods of bringing about social change and a a eco Slack of support of the Green Street association in the fight against the Englewood Urban renewal plan r47. Following conferences with various Community leaders a workshop on non violent direct action strategy and techniques was held on saturday at the Church. At the workshop the Rev. Or. Vivian discussed an eight Point program for the organization of a militant civil rights group. Vivian stressed the importance of organizing around the issues. Another civil rights Leader the Rev. Bernard Lafayette of the american friends service committee stressed the theory of what he called a Knock the Turtle until the hands get sore he explained this View As a a need to go out to the people with a program until they come out of their the workshop participants were Given first hand information on the organization of neighbourhoods groups and individuals. Examples were Given of various civil rights actions in other areas that might be applied to Englewood. At the conclusion of the workshop teams of youth were sent into the Community to remind the residents the planned mass meeting. There was the flavor of the old revival meeting As the growing crowd clapped Ryth Meally to the beat and tune of the Freedom continued on Page 7 Rev. Daniel splits with own party by Cromwell Gilbert the nomination of sen. Barry m. Goldwater has led to the oddest opening of a congressional Campaign the 1st congressional District has Ever seen. The Rev. Wilbur n. Daniel Republican candidate for . Representative this week launched his Effort to unseat the Veteran Democrat William l. Dawson by denouncing the National gop ticket. He said. Monday that his decision to desert his party a National ticket was made because Goldwater Quot does not have the stand on issues that i an admitted lifelong Republican the Rev. Daniel 46, of 8445 Calumet is pastor of Antioch missionary Baptist Church 415 w. Englewood and former president of the Chicago Branch of the a act. At a press conference tuesday he elaborated on this unorthodox position by describing what he experienced As an alternate Delegate to the Republican National convention. Quot a foul air permeated the cow Palace during the five Days of rigged convention. The general atmosphere of intimidation and coercion certainly set this convention apart from any other said Rev. Daniel. A in a Power struggle unheard of in the annals of american politics extremists succeeded in overwhelming the moderate Wing of the Republican party. It in time for negro americans who consider themselves members of the Republican party to stand up and be counted.0 however by branding the National Republican ticket As a a three to free America a Rev. Daniel ran Headon into three Tricky questions since he has disassociated himself from Goldwater will he 1 support president Lyndon b. Johnson 2 withhold his support front Charles Percy Republican candidate for governor in View of the later a opposition to open occupancy and 3 Why did he refuse to join a proposed walk out by negro delegates and alternates to the Republican convention to these queries by the bulletin Rev. Daniel would give no direct answers. Yet a statement issued by the minister and at least one of the a a objectives released by a newly formed bipartisan committee supporting Rev. Daniels indicate that he is toying with the idea of shedding the cloak of the Republican party at the local As Well As at the National level. A because i am a negro first last and always he stated a my Christian orientation will not allow me to sell my principles no matter How expedient the possibilities of financial help May be in my quest for the 1st congressional District Post in the fall. My first allegiance is to people and not to a repugnant philosophy that would Brand me As a traitor and an enslaved of my people a the bipartisan committee earlier took a slap at Percy by declaring a open occupancy must become a reality Quot and a fair welfare and add programs must be instituted that do not deprive the sick needy and jobless of minimal comforts and do not create a lower caste of citizens deprived of their civil liberties and self negro leaders have been especially critical of Percy in these two areas. Moreover the Republican candidate appeared to be moving toward support of president Johnson by indicating that Jackie Robinson former baseball great might come to Chicago to Campaign for him. Robinson recently announced that he was heading a committee of a republicans for \ Best food buys this week each week the bulletin publishes the Best food Buya at your local food store As advertised in your bulletin

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