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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 11, 1961, Chicago, Illinois Choose most deserving Mother 63rd-so. Park poor site for school editorial details in col i. Page i Tho Chicago Board of education plans to build a school on a he Southwest Corner of e. 63rd St. And South Park ave. Two weeks ago preliminary plans for the school were accepted by the Board. Sometime after May 15 the final plans will be presented for approval. There Are three very Good reasons Why the Board should not build a school on this site. I. The noise level from the elevated trains is too High. And if the Board intends to construct a sound proof school in t this an unnecessary expense 2. The environment around the school will endanger the morals of pupils attending the school. Within a one Block radius of the site there arg la business establishments owning liquor licenses. 3. The intersection has one of the largest cumulative Accident rates in the entire City. Over Garden City liquors pits Oil tile Coiner of Alley near proposed school. The past 5 years. I person was killed. 20 injured and 204 property accidents were sustained. There Are a Host of minor reasons Why the school should not be constructed on this site. The elevated station is a major Southside Transfer Point for cat riders. 1959 cat statistics show that 7,100 persons boarded trains at this station in a 24 hour Day. We took a count of the number of persons alighting from the trains. In one hour from 3 15 to 4 . When school Chil in i Benn in p package liquor and Delicatessen stands on the Northwest Corner to the North of the site. I Iii Lily tavern on the Southeast Corner of 63rd and South Park ave., stands on the East Corner across from the proposed school site. Dren were dismissed 494 persons left the trains. The Alley on the East Side of South Park across from the site is a turn around Point for both the cat and the Gary bus. None of the above Are Situa in no Outi Kuiv Cill will it 11 in /1j cd i institution and especially not for children. To solve All the problems existing at this intersection the Isoard of education would subject the tax payer to an unnecessary expense. It would be far simpler to build the school elsewhere. A perfectly adequate site would be the cat pro it erty in the 6200 Block on Calumet. The Chicago Board of education not Only has an obligation of providing an education for also provide maximum safety and a Good moral climate. The Board would not be fulfilling its obligations to our Community if it carries out it present plans for building in school at this Corner. Your Community newspaper serving Chatham Avalon Englewood Park Manor and Woodlawn a mantra volume 8, no. 81 10c at newsstand Chicago. Illinois thursday May la. 1961 published at 439 e. 71st St Tel. St Evert 3-1040 25 per month delivered to your door each thursday 63rd club baby 9 . Rip Row mrs. M. Henderson receives most reserving Mother Alvord the season of the Saviours to the mothers on Mother s Day. That they May remember and redress fire. On the first of december. Our lady of the Angels. Who remembers who remembers the children the children who shall Ever be children the children whose cries Are crushed in crushed embers. Who remembers the children who shall cry and die on the firsts of All decembers who is not going to forget the breath and body of the fire that brought death after Hurt to the hundreds to the children to the children who shall Ever be children the children whose cries Are crushed in crushed embers who remembers the children who shall cry and die on the firsts of All decembers by Gwendolyn Brooks 7428 s. Langley ave., pulitzer poetry prize�?1950 Ecca to hold youth Alo Quot a Strill workshops . Church sets Tea Date or. Arthur Lundgren of Goodyear service store 6136 s. Halsted St. Presents be Mixi Naster to mrs. Minnie Henderson 7231 s. Eberhart ave. Mrs. Henderson was chosen our Community a most deserving Mother. Beaming with Pride and happiness mrs. Minnie Henderson of 7231 s. Eberhart ave., was proclaimed Winner of the Community a most deserving Mother contest sponsored by the bulletin newspaper and merchants of the area. Her name was submitted by her daughter in Law mrs. Louise Henderson of 356 e. 71st St. Mrs. Henderson is cited As being most deserving of tribute because she has raised nine children of her own and has been a Foster Mother for eight years to four devoted boys. She received a be mix master from Goodyear tire store As an award. Other entrants in the contest who will receive prizes Are 2nd prize mrs. Emma Green 6434 s. Peoria St. 3rd prize. Mrs. Glady Richardson 6619 s. Ingleside ave. 4th prize mrs. Athy Ratliff 8006 s. Champlain ave. 5th prize mrs. Mattie Smith 6747 s. Sangamon St. 6th prize mrs. Luella Florez 6723 s. Langley ave. 7th prize mrs. Mattie l. Williams 7145 s. Michigan ave. 8th prize mrs. Janie Miller 6922 s. Indiana ave. 9th prize mrs. Luella Brown 7918 s. Calumet ave., and 10th prize mrs. Maisie Harrell 6845 a Green St. These mothers will receive corsages mrs. Anna m. Motley 6845 s. Morgan St. Mrs. Annie Crawford 6154 s. Racine ave. Mrs. Rosa Smith 6019 s. May St. Mrs. Willret Mcpeace 6115 s. Peoria St. Mrs. George Robinson. 1035 w. 61st St. Mrs. Anne Jackson 6028 s. Sangamon St. Mrs. Mary Bonner 5914 s. Throop St. Or. Iren Reddick 7131 s. Rhodes ave., and mrs. Audrey Robinson 1415 e. 65th pm. St. John . Church 62nd and s. Throop sts., will present its first annual mothers Day Tea and style show sunday May 14 in the packing House Center 4849 s. Wabash ave., from 4 to 6 . At the Tea St. Johns will Honor two outstanding mothers mrs. Bessie Payne who recently celebrated her 80th birthday and dangerous mrs. Nellie Harrison. Bishop and mrs. Hazel t. Gomez will be among the special guests. A a Bobby socks christians will be featured both in the music and style show. Mrs. Desoree Pyburn will comment ate and attorney James t. Horton will . Library to Host historical group the historical society of Woodlawn will hold its annual meeting on Friday May 12 at 2 . In the Julia a. Baker auditorium of the Woodlawn regional Library 6247 s. Kimbark ave. Bruce Mitchell assistant manager of exhibits museum of science and Industry will be guest speaker. He will speak on the a museum of science and Industry its history and present Day admission to the talk is open to the Public and there is no admission charge. The Woodlawn Library sponsors the historical society. 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 Hye poultry 7223-29 Wentworth ave. Pasi 2 live stewing hens 29 c la Vito s 859 e. 63rd St. 510 e. 79th St. 1310 e. 63rd St. 4735 South Parkway Paci i Pillsbury Buttermilk biscuits 3�?T.�?o19�?~ nine major workshops considering the problems facing the youth in Englewood and their effect on the Community will be held May 23 under the auspices of the Englewood committee for Community action. Called year 1961, youth of Englewood action review for 1961, the workshops will be held in the Chicago teachers College w. 68th St. And s. Stewart ave. Speakers invited include mayor Richard j. Daley Hubert l. Will chairman of the commission on youth welfare and Charles p. Livermore executive director of the commission on youth welfare. Sessions will concern schools Community churches youth housing communications recreation Law and order health and welfare and employment. Leaders of the workshops Are or. Virginia Lewis superintendent of District 20 of the Board of education Harold Thomas youth officer of Englewood police District Elizabeth Watkins Cook county department of Public Aid John Bell Myca Theodore Voight Field Secretary of Ecca father millin St. Martins Church George Scott uses and Squire Lance bulletin newspaper. Also the Rev. John Gregg Marlboro presbyterian Church Leo Lerner Lerner publications the Rev. Owen Pelt Shiloh Baptist Church mrs. Isey Mclaurin Central Englewood youth service Henry Wilson Halsted Morgan improvement association mrs. Patricia Fleming Owca Norbert Engles Chicago City Bank mrs. Hester Estelle a to mrs. Bernadine Lucas Midwest Community Council Walter Bowie jr., Stew Art Avenue Baptist Church Bruce Sagan economist publication and Verne Jarrett Community conservation Board. Also attorney e. Tremayne Brigham resident a. L. Bernstein jr., Englewood business menus association or. Ronald Blyth principal of Parker High school Douglass r. Turner Roger Nathan or. Bert Schloss commission on human relations and Alvin Prejean Chica go Urban league. A dinner will be held at 6 15 i . In the Chicago teachers i College dining room followed by j entertainment Lamarr Luther president of the 6100-6200 Kenwood ave. Block club announced his organization has begun a drive against what he called a baby skid Row a the area on e. 63rd St. Between s. Kenwood and the . Tracks. A the situation a Luther said a is intolerable in our neighbourhood. Women Are molested on the Way to the grocery store. School children Are terrified. We Are determined to break up this convention of a a winos and derelicts who congregate another Leader in the movement mrs. Josephine Maxwell 6240 s. Kenwood ave., a prime mover in last years local option fight declared that her group As a member of the temporary Woodlawn organization will Call upon All other . Affiliated groups As Well As the . Itself to lend All possible Aid and cooperation in the drive. A on sunday mornings churchgoing families have to pick their Way through the remains of a roman orgy. There Are broken whiskey bottles and Beer cans All Over the streets and sidewalks. Horrible alcoholics Are sleeping in a Drunken stupor in the alleys and doorways. Its just frightful a mrs. Maxwell declared. A the situation is critical a stated mrs. Josephine Taylor 6157 s. Kenwood ave. A i believe our neighbourhood a a moral and social Well being is at stake. In a afraid to let my children go out after mrs. Taylor said. A a in a not one of those Over anxious mothers but no right thinking Parent is going to let Young children go out to Church and social activities when she knows a Small army of Drunken bums is lurking in the shadows ready to lurch out at any Likely a i believe there Are just too Many taverns on a baby skid Row a a reasoned or. Leon b. Tillery 6128 s. Kenwood ave., a a that a the cause of the trouble. A the packaged liquor stores Are o k., but there Are eleven or fourteen bars in a Row there. They Are competing each other to death. There in t that much legitimated business in the neighbourhood a Tillery commented. A they sell these cheap continued on Page 2 say some merchants unethical seventy two delegates representing sixteen Independent groups in the temporary Woodlawn organization debated for two hours last week what action to take to Stop cheating some merchants in Woodlawn. The me Efig of . Delegates was held monday May i at the mount Calvary Baptist Church 6111 s. Kenwood ave., which is pastured by Rev. J. M. Hunter. Many delegates cited wide spread abuses in the weighing and measuring by some merchants. William Martinez 6439 s. Woodlawn ave., charged that people Are being cheated on a wholesale basis. He cited four cases during the last three Days in which puerto Picans were charged twice As much As the listed Price for meats and poultry. Several negro delegates also related cases where individuals from their groups had been overcharged. Felix Conde 1371 e. 63rd St., said a we know that most merchants have a tendency to overcharge customers a few cents but we have documentary evidence showing that Woodlaw ners Are being charged double the official Price of meats. George Kyros president of the Woodlawn business men s association said. A i want to make it Clear that the , does not condone dishonest business practices but we must be careful not to smear the whole business Community in our efforts to put the spotlight on the there was Sharp disagreement among delegates about what should be done to Stop the cheating. Arthur Carlson vice president of ., said a there is not any room in Woodlawn for crooked business he said a these Are not Petty Crooks we re dealing with. Woodlaw ners Are being exposed to banditry and it must be father Mario ditto i. Pastor of St. Clara Catholic Church 6415 s. Woodlawn ave., said that his parishioners were tired of complaining and would take appropriate action with or without the support of . Rev. Arthur m. Brazier pastor of the apostolic Church at 6344 s. Continued on Page 2

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