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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - November 30, 1961, Chicago, Illinois Crime Down in grand crossing District second on the october crime list in the grand crossing District. They were third with 39. In the South Chicago District. Burglaries were second on the list in South Chicago with 70 they were third with 216, in the grand crossing District. Grand crossing was up 11.9 per cent Over september when the total was 193. Grand crossing reported 152 robberies in october comparer with 149 in september. South Chicago had 12 robberies com group opposes budget hikes tighter spending controls and grand crossing police District was one of 21 showing a de crease in crime figures during october Over september Accord ind to figures released by police supt. Orlando w. Wilson. Grand crossing had a 4.3 per cent drop. The South Chicago District with an eight per cent increase was one of seven showing a boost during the month. Wilson said although the City wide crime drop of 6.3 Peri cent indicates an increasingly More effective Job of Law enforcement there is no Basi for a comparison with figures for october 1960. He explained changes in reporting methods prevent such a comparison. Wilson noted a seasonal drop in crime is Normal during the fail and Winter. The real test he said will come during the Holiday season when crimes against property normally runt backs in the Quot marginal activities Quot of five Large tax sup Larcenie led in both South ported Public agencies should be East districts. Grand crossing imposed to curb rising taxes a had 312 compared with 406 in local civic group suggests. September. South Chicago re agencies listed in protest let ported 112 compared with 144 in ter to each include the City september. Administration sanitary District the South Chicago District Park District Board of Educa breakdown for Larcenie for Tion and the Cook county Board. October compared with septem the five Are scheduled to hold Ber shows october first hearings on increased budgets pocket picking 1 and 3 purse next month beginning with the snatching 2 and 2 shoplifting record City budget before the 8 and 3 thefts from cars 15 City Council dec. 1. And 28 stolen Auto accessories the sanitary District will act 27 and 39 bicycles 25 and 28 at on proposed operating funds for tempted Larcenie none and 7 1902 at a meeting dec. 12. Sim other thefts 34 and 34. Mar hearings by the Park Dis the grand crossing break strict Board of education and Down for Larcenie follows county Board Are set for dec. Pocket picking 13 and 20 18, 19 and 20. Purse snatching 20 and 33 shop pressing the plan for a rigid lifting 4 and 9 thefts from cars Economy maximum utilization 42 and 56 stolen Auto acres of manpower postponement of sories 114 and 96 bicycles 25 new projects and intensive us and 50 attempted Larcenie 3 per vision is the Chesterfield and 15 other thefts 91 and 127. Community Council a group Auto thefts with 245, ranked consisting mainly of Hometown pared with september a 10. Grand crossing listed 94 As saults compared with the previous months 116. South Chicago had 21 As compared with september s 15. Grand crossing reported 14 assaults on women compared with 22 in september. South Chicago had one compared to two in september. Grand crossing had on Al murder compared with one in september. South Chicago had no murders for both months. Members of the . Staged what they called a the death watch at the Board of education hearing last week. Spokesman for the pro up a Aid the watch would continue until the Board desegregated the school system. Ers and having a membership of 650. In letters to each service Agency the Council states a we Are concerned because we feel High real estate taxes contribute to the deterioration of neighbourhood comm a cities in Chicago. As these taxes eat up income there is less ability to maintain and improve property. A this neglect in turn leads to the demolition of communities through Urban renewal. Continuing the Council said it 1 is a a disturbed the increase in real estate taxes has a outstripped the Cost of living asked to elaborate on part of the plan to curtail new projects Walter Holan. 545 e. J8th St., Council president re plied a even at the risk of reducing services we the Council feel taxes must be stabilized some time and this is As Good a time As inside View of portable classrooms which would possibly be located on Park District land or other vacant property. Willis suggests 30 pupils be placed in one Mobile unit. Propose use of Mobile units acquire land for new area school this is outside View of Mobile classroom of the Type suggested by supt. Willis to be used in areas where schools Are on double shift. Chatham Council prexy area teens to presents activities report attend confab your Council Board of directors composed of your officers and elected representatives holds its monthly meetings on the first monday of each month. Meetings Are held at your Council office 792$ so Park ave. You Are always Welcome to attend and learn first hand of the actions taken by your representatives and Ather members of the Board. Your president will make a mid year report on dec. 4� How Ever due to the circulation of Many false and unwarranted rumours i feel it imperative to advise you of certain previous actions and deliberations of Iha Board of directors. Addition ally. Since the bulletin newspaper recently printed an editorial which was not substantiated by facts the editor will be asked to publish this report businessmen s dinner the Council sponsored this affair on nov. 7 at the Chatham . Edwin Berry executive director Chicago Urban league rendered and inspiring address. The Basic purpose of the dinner was to discuss with Community business people the ways in which we could cooperate in the solution of Mutual problems. You should be reminded Here your Constitution provides financial support through memberships is acceptable from individuals and businesses. Also the Board of directors is empowered to decide when an individual or business subscribes to the principles of the Council and can therefore be accepted As a member a review of previous official minutes establishes approaches to the business Community had been in the planning stage for More a year. Part of the delay in execution was due to our great dependence on Volunteer workers who have to perform Council duties when they can. There is More work there Are Active willing and dedicated volunteers. Following Are four items of records which refer to this Council activity. Oct 10. 1960. From report of the budget and finance committee committee members a Arthur Hawkins. Or Charles Pictor. We r Hammond a the budget and finance committee makes the following recommendations to the Board is directors and urges bit the be Given immediate consideration. 1. That during the month of november 1960, the business establishments in the Chatham Avalon Park Community be solicited for funds. This will constitute an emergency fund drive geared to securing funds from the business Community. It is recommended a committee of the Board be established immediately to work out the details a this was Only one of six recommendations made at this time the objective to establish an office and begin building a paid staff. July 10, 1961�?report of b. Amp f. Committee 1. The business and commercial group dinners. This project was initially planned As a part of Occo but had to be abandoned because of the necessity of spending so much time on other parts of the Occo project. The original idea was to invite the proprietors of the business and commercial establishments in the Community to a Buffet supper and to make a Frank appear for funds based on their need for a Strong Council pro Gram supportive of their efforts in the business Community. Recent inquiries made by the Busi Ness associations in the Community about the Council suggest such an approach might be quite rewarding in terms of financial support for the Council. This again was one of Many Good recommendations. This committee has worked extremely hard seeking ways in which we could reach our goal a $30,-000 yearly budget. Its needed for the big jobs your Council must do. July 30, 1961�?memo�?from Rev. Don Morse vice president. To president. A John in be appointed w. D. Burney As temporary chairman of the businessmen s dinner. Hell take care of things from now on. I la be gone All of August. aug. 7, 1961�?minutes, Board of directors. Businessmen s luncheon or. Continued on Page 3 a area teenagers from the Washington Park Myca Wil participate in the Myca 0 metropolitan Chicago youth conference sunday dec. 3 at the Conrad Hilton hotel. The topics of integration is segregation communism is democracy and religion is. Materialism will be debated by leading authorities in the six Fields of the conference. The teenagers will then participate in discussion groups and air their own personal ideas. Area participants include Yvonne Leatherwood 6431 s. Ellis ave. Joyce Cole 6936 s. Yale ave. Gaylon Robinson 6800 s. Normal blvd. Cheryl Neely 7649 s. Champlain ave. Betty Spencer 6820 s. Anthony Betty Wagner 7529 s. Yale ave. Marsha Koen 7140 s. Stewart ave. Pamala Davis 7553 s. Stewart ave. Karen Scott 20 e. 75th St. Barbara Mathis 7309 s. Indiana ave. Alicia Griffin 8006 s. Michigan ave. Elaine Steed 6825 s. Calumet ave. Gwendolyn Jones 7408 s. Stewart ave. Continue work on Park a a v work on Chatham Park e. 86th and South Park at will continue throughout the inter a spokesman for the Park District said last week. Present work on the Park is confined mainly to laying a drainage system. Landscaping ii slated to he Gin in Early Spring the. Park District said the. Park probably Mould not b. Empl Sid until fall to 1942. Sandra Luck 7431 s. Indiana ave. Yvonne Tillman 7240 s Princeton ave. Pamala Hub Bard 7220 s. Princeton ave. Judith Brown 7004 s. Eberhart ave. Patricia Howard 6931 s. Wabash ave. Nancy Byrd 6861 s Calumet ave. Carmen cart men 6861 s. Calumet ave. Cynthia Cooper 738 w. 60th i. Barbara Pettis 7409 s. Stew Art ave. Joann Lawrence 8209 s. Michigan ave. Carole a Oung 6442 South Parkway. Also Virginia Taylor 1302 e 72nd St. Gladys Chancy 6624 s. Lowe ave. Janice Wiggins 6912 s. Anthony ave. And Gerald Fullman 447 w. 60th i. Speaker of this year s meeting will be or. Charles Noble Dean of Hendricks Chapel Syracuse University Syracuse . Walter f. Worrill executive Secretary of the Washington Park Quot a Quot said the most significant Factor of the meet no is High school youth from the Washington Park 4<y&Quot area will meet with Young people from other backgrounds for a free Exchange of ideas. He predicted 1,000 participants will come from 35 Myca in the Chicago area and Over 45 youth from the Washington Park my \ the meeting will begin at 2 . And will end at 8 30 pm. Mrs. Hilda b. Thornton 5933 s. Elizabeth St., chairman of the women and girls committee and Vernon b. Williams 7026 s. St. Lawrence ave., chairman of the boys work com Mittee said participants would receive Aid in understanding the important issues facing the world and the in particular. A your Young people will meet new people and they will Gam information and viewpoint which will help them in making important decisions now and in future the program chair men pointed out. The superintendent of schools made recommendations at the nov. 22 Chicago Board of Edu cation meeting which he Sair would solve the double Shif problem until enough space was provided in new schools. These recommendations a re Given after superintendent Willis had announced enough schools would be built by february 1963 to take All Chicago children off double shifts. The proposals As outlined by the superintendent were As follows 1. That the school Board consider renting any available space such As to be found in churches or any other appropriate buildings where the need exists. 2. That prefabricated Mobile classrooms be used to take pupils off double shift. A 3. Make use of space negotiated for with the Chicago Park District. At this Board hearing the temporary Woodlawn organization began what it called the a death men and women from the ., wearing Black shawls and carrying signs sat in the Board hearing. Some picketed outside. Rev. Arthur Brazier spokesman for the organization said the a death watch Quot would continue until the Board of education ended segregation in the Public schools. Feet 2 Story Frame 2-car Frame garage $14,250. Vacant strip 7x125 feet encumbered with 40 year s taxes $50.00. 519 w. 66th pi., lot 36x125 feet 24 Story Frame 3-car garage $16.250. 515 w. 66th pi., lot 35x125 feet 24 Story Frame 1-car garage $13.250. Order totalling $7,024 for new office practice room to meet Englewood High school 6201 s. Stewart ave., were issued this week by the Board of education. The general work went to George Reininga amp co. For $4.924 and the electrical work for $2,100 will be done by Board mechanics Bureau of electrical and mechanical repairs. A $10,636 contract for lunch Oom equipment for the Juliette g. Low school lunchroom was awarded to the Metal equipment the Alley and erecting a retaining Wall adjoining the Bass school site 6554 s. May St. Was awarded to the actual Low bidder Jensen construction co. A prior bid of $548 was made by the Banner construction co. In error. The hid should have been $5,048. This made Jensen construction co. The Low bidder. Action to adjust attendance boundaries of 12 South Side schools affecting 540 pupils was deferred by the Board. The schools include do net 16, Ryder 8716 s. Wallace St. Fort Dearborn 9025 s. Throop St. Raster 6936 s. Hermitage ave. Altgeld 1340 w. 71st St. Barton 7650 s. Wolcott ave. Cook 8150 s. Bishop St. Foster Park 8530 s. Wood St. Oglesby 7646 s. Green St. District 18, Brenan 11411 s. Eggleston ave. Van Vlissingen 137 w. 108th pm manufacturing co., Low bidder. Kellogg 9241 s. Leavitt St., and a $4.190 contract for paving Vanderpoel 9510 s. Prospect ave. Settlement for 21 parcels of property costing $254,551 plus $210 court costs was approved his week by the Board of education. The properly for a new school contains 69,126 Square meet and located at w. 66th pm s. Normal blvd., and w. Marquette re. The property and settlements include a 6636 s. Normal blvd., lot 32.5x 25 feet 24 Story Frame 2-car garage 514,000. 6638 s. Normal blvd., lot 32x125 feet 24 Story Frame 2-car garage. $13.250. 6640 s. Normal blvd., lot 30x125 feet. 24 Story Frame $13.000. Name editor for youth Page tic Pate in an activity which the bulletin newspaper announced this week it had selected a Parker High school we did Sfa re he a pro Val and student to be the editor of its a do adult citizens in the Corn forthcoming teen Page. . And Gam the interest of miss Joyce Bowen. 16. A Junior Many area teen at Parker was selected on the the teen Page. Slated to begin basis of an essay submitted to after Jan. 1, will receive info the bulletin Early this summer nation from correspondents be in a contest sponsored for the i acted from various High schools purpose of setting up such a the area. These corresponds Page. Ends will be responsible for sub miss Bowen has made the Hon articles of interest to the or Roll in her class for the last paper on a weekly basis. Items two marking periods. She is Arne bulletin teen Page will member of the debate club the not however Deal solely with f t.a., the biology club and the school activities. In this was Pep club. She plays clarinet in teens including those who do the Englewood band. Not attend school will have an others chosen to work on the Opportunity to contribute to the teen staff include Celia Bryan Page. 6641 s. St. Lawrence ave., As the teen Page will focus on Distant editor and Carolyn features social events and Smith 7026 s. Calumet ave., As sports. We Hope through Socrate editor. This Page a stronger under during the summer the idea standing will develop Between for a teen Page was suggested the teenager and our adult Citi 6644 s. Normal blvd., lot 30xl25v y0uths participating in a zen it will show the Good feet 24 Story Frame 2-car a Cserjes 0f workshop discussions achievements of the teen As a rage $14,000. Sponsored by the Englewood whole and make the Community committee for Community a realize there Are Many Tion and the Englewood Branch hard working. Conscientious of the Chicago youth cominis teens willing and capable of Sion. According to them the accepting the responsibilities of a Page would enable teens to Par tomorrow Xmas Kettle drive the annual Christmas kettles drive of the Chicago Junior association of Commerce and Industry and the salvation army will be held dec. 14 and 15. 500-510 w. Marquette rd., 5 irregular shaped lots 111 foot frontage $4,500. To o Inch strip vacant owners not located $1 00 512 w. Marquette rd., lot 36.5x 125 feet 24 Story Frame 3 car garage $16.250. 516 w. Marquette re lot 37 5x 125 feet 2 4story, Frame 3-car 2 Story Frame garage $19.000. 520 w. Marquette re lot 37 5x 125 feet. 24 Story Frame garage $15.750. 524 w. Marquette rd., lot 37.5x 125 feet 3 Story Brick 2 car Frame garage $28.500 528 w. Marquette rd., lot 37.5x 125 feet 3 Story Brick 2-car Frame garage $29.000. 531 w 66th Ilot 25x126 3 feet 2 Story Brick 2-car Frame garage. $17.000. 529 w. 66th pi., lot 25x125 feet 14 Story tilt Ime 2-car Frame garage $13.000 527 w. 66th Ilot 28x125 feet Story Frame 2-car Frame 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 live Young iks Pagi 4 wonder foods k0r6ias Pinkst frying chickens. . Pagi 3 state Way super Mart to raise funds for Christmas garage. $13.500 us w. �6th pl., i Lote 40x126 Wilsons split cleaned 10-lb. Pail Tal 1 your Community newspaper Stryl by Chatham. Avalon Englewood Park Manor. Chesterfield. West Chesterfield and Vernon Park _ per month delivered to your door each thursday volume i no. 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