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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - March 17, 1960, Chicago, Illinois Drive to collect funds against disease More than a dozen captains will Lead the local volunteers v to will canvass this area sunday afternoon in the 53-minute March against cerebral palsy. They will be seeking contributions to provide services for persons stricken with the disease and to sponsor research and training programs. The March takes its name from the fact that a child suffering from cerebral palsy is born every 53 minutes. A meanwhile in another anti disease fund raising Effort Vernon b. Williams jr., 7026 St. Lawrence crusade chairman of the South Central Branch of the american cancer society announced that apr. I will be the opening Day of the society s 1960 crusade. The finance drive will be conducted throughout april which has been designated a cancer control month by the president. Local volunteers will distribute educational cancer control literature to neighbors friends and business organizations and in return will receive contributions to support the society a program of education research and service. The South Central Branch is responsible for a goal of $15,000. A the red sword of Hope Symbol of the society will be displayed prominently throughout the crusade Williams said. It was designed by George e. Durant of Brooklyn new York for a poster which won first place in a contest sponsored by the new York City cancer committee in 1928. The two edged Blade once used by the crusaders in mediaeval times now signifies the spirit of the dancer control movement Williams explained. The handle forms a Caduceus two serpents which in classical mythology represent the Healing of the sick and creativeness of the healthy this is symbolic of the medical and scientific attack in the crusade against cancer he remarked. Theme of the Campaign is a guard your family a fight cancer with a checkup and a Check a to protect you your family and others. In another part of this area mrs. Mary Givens 7100 Normal Nas been named to head the crusade volunteers in Englewood. A rummage Sale is being conducted until saturday by the a. A Quot Ltd Victor fell chapter of the leukaemia Rei Aich foundation new merchandise win be brought in daily to the Sale site at 1125 e. Ord to the organizers announced. Pointing out on a map the Park Manor area that mrs. Alice Conord 7622 South Park will head in the apr. 3 House to House american cancer society crusade is James Twomey Section chair Man for grand crossing Chester Field and Chatham. Mrs. Conord who has Belt the Job of area chairman for the last three years is enlisting volunteers for the March. Is a i Mumm nest volume 2, no. 23 10c at Newsstands Chicago Illinois March 17, 1960 published at 439 e. 71st St. Tel. Ste Art 3-Loi renewal building Survey under Way a 24-month Survey of building conditions in the Englewood Urban renewal area was started monday by the Community conservation Board. Trained personnel of j. L. Jacobs and company employed by the cab is conducting the canvass. Displaying credentials the investigators will seek admission to the business places apartments and houses selected for the Sample Survey. In each Structure visited data will be obtained on such topics As condition of Walls need of plastering electrical and plumbing deficiencies to determine whether repair or demolition is indicated. The repairs needed and the Cost of making them will be estimated. The information Horn offer nurses refresher course a free six week refresher course for inactive nurses who want to polish up on nursing methods will be Given by St. Bernard a Hospital 6337 Harvard beginning March 28. The classes offered by the nursing service department in cooperation with the Chicago Council for Community nursing will be held from i to 3 . Tuesdays wednesdays and thursdays. In addition supervised practice in the hospitals medical and surgical departments will take place from 9 . To i . Mondays through fridays. The poll will be used in developing program of conservation modernization and rehabilitation for the area. This program will be the final project report and will be submitted for approval and adoption by the housing and Home finance Agency in Washington ., which has set aside $3,649,-160 for East Englewood Urban renewal. The final project report and Urban renewal plan must be approved by the City Council and the housing and Home finance Agency before the Money can be used. Boundaries of the 242-Acrc East Englewood Urban renewal District Are Marquette on the North the South expressway to the East 71st and 75th its. On the South and the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad and Princeton and Yale to the West. Win championship with this year s inter Church league basketball trophy in his hand Edgar Necuis 7606 Rhodes receives congratulations from the Rev. Edsel Anions 7659 Champlain pastor of Whitfield methodist Church 7600 St. Lawrence. Looking on is the plaid shirted coach of the Church s championship team Hillard Phillips of the University of Illinois. Other team members in the group Are from left Gene showers 820 e. 71st St. John Hinton 7625 Rhodes and Clarence Snyder 7841 St. Lawrence. A rededicate Woodlawn Church a a warm Fellowship of people of All kinds. That a the Only thing a Church can so says the Rev. Hampton e. Price pastor of the Woodlawn Baptist Church 62nd and University which recently held a rededication service to Mark the completion of a $50,000 project in which the Sanctuary and educational building were completely renovated by a Crew of american indians representing six tribes. Nine indians did the work five of them Church members. The Check Tea seating a Park and ride a a kiss and ride plans set truckers ask City for a double bottoming even while the area s streets Ota and the third a special were alternately covered with purpose staging area for trucks slush and ice last week plans that would change the areas traffic pattern were being discussed by various transportation authorities. Under consideration were three sets of vehicle terminals two of them a Park and ride passenger car facilities of the civic group makes plans for Spring West Park Manor neighbourhood Council held its first Board meeting of the year at the Home of mrs. Rose Lafargue 6816 Lafayette Council president. The group discussed its annual Spring cleanup Parade and a fund raising project to finance the babe Ruth league a team for boys from 13 to 17 years old. New amendments also were added to their Constitution and new committee chairmen were appointed. West Park Manor neighbourhood Council serves the area from 66th to 71st streets Between state and Stewart. According to mrs. Everlena Mallory 335 w. Marquette the group is striving to avoid area blight by trying to keep taverns Pool Halls and store front churches at a minimum. The group is also a member of Access an organization whose purpose is to try to obtain a Branch of county Hospital on the South Side. Coming off the Calumet Skyway. Both cat garages proposed Tor this area would adjoin North South route rapid transit stations and would be located on 63rd St. The Jackson Park Branch would have space for 3.000 cars at Stony Island and Englewood trains would get passengers who would arrive at the garage on the intersection of the Calumet Skyway and the South expressway. Room for some 6,000 autos would be provided in this Multi Story Structure. The same site where the two super roads eventually will meet would be a Likely site location of a truck breakup area if a practice called a double bottoming is permitted on the Skyway. A double bottoming is a Trade description for the practice of pulling two truck trailers with one tractor. The operation is not permitted on regular streets and highways in either Indiana or Illinois. Indiana and states to the East Are Hying it on toll roads. Indiana intends to put in a space for breaking up double bottomed trucks before they enter the Skyway. Commissioner of streets Lloyd Johnson said that if double bottoming were extended to the Skyway Chicago would have to build a breakup area for use before the trucks went onto City streets. But John Duba administrative assistant to mayor Daley said that though trucking interests had asked the City to consider permits for a double Bottoms on the Skyway safety and traffic engineers had opposed the proposal. He said he did no to believe the truckers will have their Way. For the resident driven to and from the a a la station by his wife the new cat terminals would represent a kiss and ride facilities with special Bays being provided for the momentary parking of private automobiles. For persons dependent on buses the terminals would serve As off Street Transfer Points for the a a feeder suburban and cat bus routes serving outlying areas that never Are expected to be dense enough in population to justify the Cost of extending rail transportation. Members of a act women s auxiliary Check Over the details of table arrangements for to boil Tea to be held March 20 in the Parkway ballroom 4455 South Park. On the arrangements committee which met last sunday in Washington Park Myca Are from left mrs. Helen dowdy 6052 Vernon and mrs. Fred Walker 1438 e. 60th St., co chairmen of the program Book and mrs. Ivory Newell 7653 Prairie in charge of the hostesses. Work was directed by Thomas Segundo a Papago from Arizona now working on his masters degree in sociology at the University of Chicago. A a since the Church was founded in 1890, an underlying brotherhood More than any other Factor has kept our Small congregation together a Price said. A today we feel we Are unique in that we have one of the most integrated and mixed congregations in the the Rev. Or. W. Alfred Diman executive Secretary of the Chicago Baptist association preached at the special service. In his Sermon or. Diman told the Multi racial congregation that its wrong to think of a Church As doing something a spectacular or unusual when it opens its doors to All people. Membership in the Woodlawn Church is roughly 40 per cent negro 40 per cent White and 20 per cent other ethnic groups including chinese japanese filipino american Indian East and West Indian. Korean and hebrew according to Price. A Spanish speaking Woodlawn Baptist congregation of about to people from puerto Rico and other latin american countries normally worships at noon in their native Uin Troge. They joined in the special service. Although the Church had chinese members since Early this Century the first negro was received about three years ago the pastor said. Of the members on the churches Rolls a decade ago Only 70 remained. But new members have been brought in he added to bring the present membership up to 230. Price 55, a native of South Carolina received this year s brotherhood award from the National conference of christians voters added in Parkway Garden and jews. Salem lutheran Church 7356 Calumet will present Edwin c. Berry director of the Urban league and or. Edward h. Olsen associate director of the National conference of christians and jews in a Community night program sunday at 4 . In the Church auditorium. The sixth discussion in a series the program is sponsored by the congregation and participants in a National conference of christians and jews workshop in Park Manor. Berry will speak on a rejects of prejudice on Community and nation a and or. Olsen will speak on a Why we behave like prejudiced the question period will be moderated by the Rev. James p. Claypool minister of the congregation. A a father Daniel of Connell of Corpus Christi Parish will be guest speaker at a a Day of recollection service at St. Dorothy Catholic Church 78th and Vernon this sunday following 12 30 . Mass. The talks will begin after luncheon at the Church and will continue until 4 30 . Mrs. Joseph Yancey 7956 Wabash is chairman. Marvin e. Holien an arca watchtower supervisor is con ducting classes in methods of carrying on the missionary work of Jehovah a witnesses this week at Park Manor congregation 7928 South Park. On sunday he will present a special talk on a what does it mean to be a Christian a at 2 . # on sunday afternoon at the sixth United presbyterian Church 62nd and Woodlawn the Woodlawn Community forum will hear a native of Panama describe a conflict on the Panama the group will meet at 2 30 . Start course in homemaking a course in vocational Horn making has been started at to Englewood evening school 62 Stewart to prepare adults pc household jobs. The class has been set up ii cooperation with the Illinois state employment service Ani the mayors commission on i Man relations. Students Arr instructed la household management for theil own Homes or for wage earning in other Homes. Wins to great great grandchildren come for birthday party five generations gathered in Parkway Garden recently to celebrate the 90th birthday of mrs. False Gross 6414 South Park. Attending the dinner were her daughter 12 grandchildren 27 great grandchildren and to great great grandchildren plus a number of cousins in Laws and friends. Mahalia sings next week where Marian was barred gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson 8358 Indiana is scheduled to perform next thursday at Constitution Hall in Washington . The local artist will give a concert in the same auditorium from w hich Marian Anderson was barred in 1951, when she was to perform for the daughters of american revolution. The concert is being sponsored by the interdenominational Church Ushers association. Throughout the City tuesday was the Day for eligible voters to make sure their names will be on the polling list when the apr. 12 primary election Rolls around. Above three residents of Parkway Garden spending the Day As judges appointed under state Laws swear in one of their neighbors Fred d. Mccloud of 6426 South pork who thus will be Able to cast his ballot next month for the first time. Around the judges table in the polling place at 6414 South Park Are from left mrs. Asalein e. Lowey 6444 South Park mrs. Gula Kaho 6438 South Park and mrs. Marian Williamson 6414 South Park. Standing behind the judges Republican precinct Captain mrs. Melnee m. Johnson 6424 South Park adds Mccloud s name to her list of new voters. This year the judges report Active political participation by precinct workers and other Parkway Garden residents boosted the number of new registrants by 75 per cent Over previous years and set a new record for the precinct which is the 76th precinct in the sixth Ward. photo sgt. Ronald Barnett an engl Wood High school graduate St toned at Lockbourne air fore base recently won middleweight championship honors in Golden gloves matches at Lancaster Ohio. He is the son of or. And mrs. Bernard Barnett 7647 Vernon. Barnett won his fight against another Lockbourne fighter in 1 41 minutes of the second round on a technical knockout. He was also acclaimed most outstanding fighter during the Golden gloves bouts. Hold last rites for two women one Man last rites for mrs. Zelda Kine Jacobs of 7943 Langley were scheduled for 9 45 this morning in St. Dorothy a Church 450 e. 78th St. Survivors include her husband Edward l. Two daughters mrs. Vera Jean Watson and to fix up 63rd St. Elevated structural repairs and decorating of the 63rd St. A a la Structure from Calumet to Stony Island Are being considered by the Chicago transit authority according to William Rowlett assistant director. The repairs will include replacing of weak beams reinforcing of worn columns and painting of the entire scaffolding. According to Rowlett plans Are being made to paint the beams a Light color similar to that in the Loop. The columns will be White. The Woodlawn business menus association has agreed to help keep the columns clean. The work which is scheduled to get underway by late summer of this year will not reach completion until 1961. Hop Down to our office for easter Surprise see Story Page 2 mrs. Dolores Muldrow and sister. # mass for mrs. Mary s. Gau Ghan 83, former Chicago rapid i Ransit and cat elevated ticket agent at 63rd St. And Dorchester was said wednesday in our lady of peace Church 79th St. And Jeffery. She died saturday in her Home at 8838 Jeffery. She leaves a daughter mrs. Geraldine Graham and four Sisters. # mass for Raymond j. Normile 57, of 1541 e. 67th pl., was scheduled for yesterday morning in St. Philip Neri Catholic Church 2132 e. 72nd St. Normile a sanitary District employee died sunday in Jackson Park Hospital. He is survived by two Brothers

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