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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - November 23, 1967, Chicago, Illinois Another a Las vegas a Winner a mrs. Christine Samuels a see Page 5 negro mortgage firm to finance Englewood housing development eyesore this weeks eyesore not Only offends one s sight it also is hazardous to the life and limb of anyone walking in Woodlawn Between 8211-13 Kim hark. The holes in the broken sidewalk reportedly Are Large enough for one to fall into especially Young children who frequently play in this area. The sidewalk is also the Tunnel from which rats and other animals emerge to infest nearby houses and to bite Woodlawn residents. Some residents in the neighbourhood reported that the Bureau of sanitation has been notified about the condition of the sidewalk. Still nothing has been done. One Woodlawn resident observed Quot the Only time something will be done about this is when someone gets realty will manage the property by Charles Smith published at 639 e. 71st St., Stewart 3-1040 to prestige newspaper Price 10c per copy 9th year week of nov construction of a $1,149,600 Middle income housing development Between 69tha and 74th streets from Parnell aration-7 tin it. 23 thru nov. 29,1967 to Vincennes avenues will be managed by Travis realty company also of 840 e. 87th St. Financed and operated by a negro mortgage corporation for the first time in the history of Chicago. The project will be mortgaged by Sivart mortgage Cor a protest groups plan Boycott in sub teacher reassignment Woodlawn hearings fact or fancy Santa in Englewood three Days the Long debated argument As to who is Best qualified to speak for and legislate for the a poor a will probably emerge once again in full Force if and when a state legislative committee gets around to holding Public hearings in the Chica of area As is currently contemplated. Despite the multitudinous programs and funds being funnelled into poverty stricken communities poverty continues to flourish. The recipients of these Gigantic Giveaway programs say that its too Little too legislators and City officials twisting and turning to the tugs of their constituents add and take away from various programs like childrens blocks. And All the time the taxpayer is shelling out like three cherries on a one armed Bandit. Most persons including yours truly Are highly sensitive to the needs of a continually deprived Community. Few persons Are so callused As to turn ones backs on the cries of a hungry decimated inf Apt. Inadequate housing where Lead poisoning is a daily occurrence sickens the heart of even the biggest bigot. Rat infested structures which should have Felt the weight of the demolition hammers years ago but continue to show a profit to greedy corporate covered landlords ought to be torched. Accent Ridden merchants dispensing inferior foods behind inflated prices and equally inflated dirty thumbs on a adjust As needed archaic Scales should be forced to consume the same wares which he is allowed to sell to his unsuspecting victims. Understaffed and unconcerned clinic staffs should have their own Needles turned against them. Sometimes it seems As though some form of medical science must perpetrate the conditions which Breed and nurture slum pestilence. These Are All reasons Why the underprivileged should cry for a new accounting of the system. The Woodlawn organization under the leadership of its social welfare Union has already paved the Way for new Public hearings to be held at the scene of the crimes within the next few months. They did it with a personal Appeal a shovel in the state Capitol itself. Case hardened legislators were visibly moved when welfare recipient mrs. Annie Jackson described the heroic struggles of the poor in remaining alive in the deteriorating Woodlawn slums. One such legislator though not Case hardened representative Robert e. Mann commended the group both for no a appearance and its presentation. Over the years which i have known him rep. Mann has always Lent a sympathetic and helping ear to every cause espoused by the underprivileged. There is no doubt that at least one legislator will come to the hearings with a prior knowledge of slum conditions As Well As a sincere desire to effect changes. However regardless of ones learning the most sympathetic legislator will be unable to offer help if they Are shown Only the a professional persons who have made welfare a Way of Santa will make a three Day visit to Englewood and youngsters in that area heed your bulletins advice a a you a better be real Nice from Here on in for of Santa has a bag full of goodies for those who visit the newspapers Christmas float to be stationed first at 63rd and Halsted. Santa then will move on to 64th and Green and finally end his visit at 64th and Halsted Quot one of Santa a helpers asked the bulletin to a a pass the Good news Jolly old St. Nick will reign from the beautifully decorated 25-foot Long Flat passing oui personally some 3,000 gifts to each child who comes to the float. To add the perfect yuletide touch for what is christmastime without those glorious car Olst will be choirs from three of the churches in the Englewood area and a choral group from Parker High school Stewart. A a Tell our Englewood Young sters that Santa a paying a special visit to the area for three Hole Days a a genial Aid requested. A a our float will be parked in front of Sears 63rd and Halsted thursday nov. 30 a a Santa will move on to 64th and Green parking in front o Wieboldt to visit and pass of toys and goodies on dec. I Anc move on to 64th and Halsted the following Day saturday dec. 2,&Quot he added. Churches whose choirs i provide Christmas carols each location include greater St. John . 6201 Throop under the direction of mrs. An och missionary Baptist 401 w Englewood and Friendship Baptist 848 w. 71st. Parker High s Chora group under the direction mrs. Flowers also will Render carols during Santa a gala three Day visit to Englewood. Englewood youth in concert at of this is youth s world life through two and three generations must not be allowed to i youth has left its Mark from wreck available opportunities of the persons who really Are seek fashions to film making now info was to break the welfare chains y0uth is invaded Esancy my ways to break the chains. Teary Church music has come mrs. Jackson a presentation in Springfield contained Many alive with the rhythm of youth. High sounding and idealistic phrases such As a a welfare recipe this by demonstrated in. ,.,. ,. Of. List. Brendan Hall 6714 Eliza Lents would Glady take jobs welfare recipients do not tend Leth it saturday and sunday. To stay on Aid Quot Etc. If these Are statements of fact make sure nov. 25 and 26, and again on the committee meets some of these people instead of the Whin pc 2 an Ltd a during a matinee. ,. At 2 30 and an evening show at my already lost not it erected in work minorities. Wanted a piano for a seniors a a piano. And us. A happiness Enow a Englewood readers will Pardon our License with Kipling a immortal lines when they realize that a piano will indeed mean a a happiness enough to residents of the senior citizens new Home at 655 w. 65th. The a Golden agers Quot played proud hosts and hostesses sunday nov. 12 when the tin Learned. A but there a apartments were open to Public inspection during Quot open House ceremonies. Residents Are enjoying two television sets there is stereo 30 on each Date. The occasion Quot sing my lord a a concert of Church music for Young people which will feature the new something is 0 u n d of Sanctuary Congo k Drums Tara eras guitars and lacking Quot Larry Bernstein exec r a a. Utile Secretary to. Brendan is famous As the Home of the a Bossa Nova Wood business Tion disclosed. Echoing Bern d steins sentiments was 17th Asa by Rev Ward Alderman Willuam Shan Scholtes associate pastor of its non Parish. A wanted a piano a they a using my lord a will feature agreed. A your senior citizens the Young Peoples choir miss the instrument. Many of which recently performed at them play you know. Maybe Rockefeller chapels Obser there Are bulletin readers Vance of the 450th anniversary who be a piano which does no to of the protestant reformation get much use or none at All. Members of the choir the a a we re sure they a Cornel bulletin was told also Sang Guggenheim sip open House at Guggenheim school 7147 Morgan proved to be an enlightening and enjoyable experience for parents friends and supporters of school Community relations program. During the event a special program helped to highlight the work being done by administration and faculty in cooperation with Community residents for the Benefit of students. The above photo is a scene after the program when refreshments were served to everyone present. Ladies around the refreshment table Are mesdames Edna Moore 7121 Morgan Shirley Pratt 7341 Green Rubye l. Carpenter and earned Basley 7231 Green. Morgan 7115 Green Willie Mae Raines 7127 special speakers on the program were mrs. E. Mcneal District superintendent superintendent of District 20 and Roy Wood news director of radio won. Thundering Rev. Porter leads new a action Dempsey j. Travis prominent Southside businessman is president of both institutions. His Travis realty company is credited with managing Over 125 apartment buildings containing Over 1,000 housing units. Seven three Story buildings ranging from three to 26 units will comprise the project. Rentals for the buildings include thirty six one bedroom apartments at $115 per month Twenty one two bedroom apartments at $136 per month and Twenty four three bedroom apartments at $156 per month. Parking facilities will accommodate approximately 67 cars. By Hurley Green editor demanding the reinstatement of Englewood High school substitute teacher Owen Lawson several a protest organizations and other Englewood residents gathered at the Christ methodist Church 6401 Sangamon sunday night to plan strategy for a scheduled monday morning meet with Englewood High principal or. Thomas e. Van dam. Marshalling ifs forces quickly the assemblage planned a direct assault against a school decision to reassign instructor Lawson effective monday november 20. Lawson was notified of the schools decision at the close of the school Day on Friday nov. 17. He has been assigned to the school since january 1966. According to Lawson in his address to the group following his revelation of the reassignment Englewood students maintained a fifteen minute demonstration inside the school and continued same All the Way into the streets on Friday afternoon in an interview with a the proposed housing development is under the auspices of Englewood Middle income housing committee and the Community renewal foundation inc. Members of Englewood Middle income housing committee Are or. Herbert d. Odom 6305 Halsted chairman mrs. Roberta Bailey 7127 Sangamon mrs. Ruby Battle 6740 Perry or. And mrs. Julius g. Curry 7425 Wentworth Rev. David n. Harris pastor St. Bartholomew Church 6720 Stewart. Also it. Rev. Msgr. John m. Hayse pastor St. Carthage Church 7315 Yale mrs. Marion Frances Henley 7030 Stewart Vernon Jaret 421 w. Normal Parkway Rev. L. Jenkins pastor greater Salem Baptist Church 215 w. 71st St. Mrs. Peggy Bolton 6740 Perry. And William Wagner 6411 Sangamon mrs. Virginia Poore 6519 Emerald Simpson Robinson 6343 Morgan Hilliard Boone 6635 Sangamon Henry Wilson 6508 Sangamon Henry Barbour 6749 Peoria Albert Bailey 6848 Peoria mrs. Edna Taylor 6434 Emerald and mrs. Emma Green 6434 Peoria. Location of the soon to be bulletin reporter Lawson. Stated that allegedly he was constructed housing develop being re assigned because of nor a deficiencies in record a a a a these future thespians Are getting invaluable practice and earning priceless experience at the same time As members of Hie Simeon players the drama club sponsored by Simeon vocational High school 8235 Vincennes. In above scene the students act out their roles in a Thunder on Sycamore Street a which appears to be a confrontation Between opposing groups of people slightly reminiscent of Many conflicting situations these Days. Below the stage Ronald Mark director and Simeon faculty member observes the students As they go through their parts. As Shakespeare said a the world is a stage and we Are All Englewood students zoom in on leadership Parley a challenging and provocative conference geared to stimulating student interest in leadership roles struck a responsive chord among a quartet of sophomores from Englewood High school 6201 Stewart the bulletin was informed this week. The students Robin Reed 1136 w. 59th Sandra Williams 5824 Michigan Michael Payne 616 w. 61st pl., and Ronnie Williams 642 w. 60th�?participated with 270 other outstanding High school sophomores during the 9th annual Sophomore leadership conference. The conference held at the pick Congress hotel was sponsored by the Union league in min la the girls were particularly impressed by mrs. Wendell e. Green of the Chicago Board of education a Arrington said. A they apparently got a lot out of mrs. Greens vigorous approach to the conference theme. Particularly when it was brought out that her achievements came by her own determination to surmount any mrs. Green was one of the conference speakers. The Parley is a nine year tradition to stimulate further advancement in education and eventual leadership in the Community by affording youth leaders of tomorrow the Opportunity t o meet and talk with leaders of adat group on the a satisfaction in responsible a the students also were impressed by judge Raymond k. Berg presiding judge of the Chicago traffic court a Young and aggressive example of leadership with which they could closely identify a Arrington added. Also addressing the select group of students were Joseph h. Johnson executive vice president of Illinois Bell Tele phone company. More than 150 Union league club members and their wives acted As hosts for the honoured students. Have you remembered everyone those sick with tuber culo however according to Lawson the school officials and the student body Are Well aware of his deviation from the Board of education a curricula in his teaching of afro american and african history in the classroom. Lawson was dressed in a colourful african garment at the Christ methodist rally. Led by the militant a Black Man first the Rev. John Porter a list of demands were prepared for presentation to school authorities at the monday meeting. While there were six Points in the list of demands the primary Effort was directed at the a immediate reinstatement of Owen Lawson to the Englewood school. Other demands included 2 the teaching of Black history both afro american and african history 3 teachers be allowed to teach these subjects 4 a request for a Black principal which will remain at Englewood for a a reasonable time a 5 relieve teachers of a record keeping so that they will have time to teach and 6 no reprisals for teachers and students who stand up for Basic human rights. Following the meeting spokesman for the group stated that unless we get the first demand we will not pursue the rest at this time. A we Are concerned right now with the immediate reinstatement of Lawson to the school faculty Quot he cried. Asked about the a record keeping deficiency charge Lawson said a in dealing with Black people and Black problems we must do other tilings necessary other than keep he admitted however that As a substitute teacher he was subject to assignment wherever he is needed. In his analysis of the situation Porter exclaimed a we feel that we want a a Black Man such As brother Lawson to teach our children those things which Are listed As supporting organizations on the program were the Englewood civic organization the Englewood parents Council act sync Core afro american students coms $9.3 million Southeast Englewood Urban renewal project conservation area. Boundaries for the eur Are Marquette Road on the North 75th St. On the South Lafayette Avenue on the East with Western boundaries from South Princeton to 74th St., Yale to 70th St. The Englewood Middle income housing committee was formed in 1964 to work with the department of Urban renewal and the Community renewal foundation to help insure the Success of this project. Avalon pm. Women plan Yule Sale Avalon Park Community Church 8100 Dante has red circled nov. 30 on its Calendar of Church activities. That a the Date the woman a auxiliary of the Church will hold its annual Bazaar from 12 noon to 7 . In the Church Community Hall mrs. Anna l. Fountain corresponding Secretary of the sponsoring group told the bulletin Early this week. A a we re offering some unusual Sale items Quot mrs. Fountain added. A a there will be Booths where aprons Christmas cards Candy pecans and bakery goods May be purchased. A in addition there will be special gift items for Sale and the always popular a White elephant a feature of the event will be i a dessert card party from i to 4 ., for the nominal participation fee of $1. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 . Donations Are $2 for adults $1 for children it was further disclosed. Leaders asked for a student Boycott if Lawson is not reinstated. Several students and teachers in the audience voiced their approval of the popular Young teacher. Englewood principal

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