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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - October 23, 1958, Chicago, Illinois If Bultron 23, 195 pact 2 y Woodlawn continued from Page i 16 percent Wert foreign born and two percent were negro. Irish and germ an were the leading nationalities among the foreign born. Most of the negroes lived in the extreme Western end it the Community Between South Park and Cost age Grove. Fascinating she sparkling Metal Christmas Trees Dies for love Woodlawn grew slowly Between 1920 and 1930. Its population increased 9 percent and while there was some new building construction in the Community it was largely of apartment hotels. The proportion of negroes in the Community increased to 13percent. Most negro residents of Woodlawn lived in the District Between 63rd and South Chicago from South Park to cottage Grove. By 1940 the population of Woodlawn was 71,866. The Irish and germans were still the leading nationalities among the foreign bom by this time the proportion of negroes among the Community s residents was 17 percent. Negroes now occupied most of the old w Ashing ton Park race track subdivision and the area Between 60th Street and South Chicago East of t outage Grove had almost no White residents. Sixty third Street was built up with cheap shops taverns and transient hotels. Entering around the Tivoli the Arr can amusement Center flourished at 63rd and cottage Grove. Kitchenettes and furnished rooms covered much of the Section South of the Midway up to 63rd Street. While some of the occupants of the furnished rooms were students at the University of Chicago others were elderly people living alone Loop workers and transients. Despite the Large number of taverns and night clubs the 63rd Street and cottage Grove area ranked fourth among the retail Trade centers outside the Loop in 1948. To 195 1, Woodlawn population was Well Over 80,000. An increase of More than 12 per cent. The Irish and German were still the leading nationalities among the foreign born. Almost 40 percent of Woodlawn population was negro. Substantial numbers of negro families now lived Between 63rd and 67th, state Street to Woodlawn. Some of the old Brick Flats South of 63rd Street along Stony Island Avenue which had been built for the worlds fair of 1893, Abo had negro residents. Intermixed among the kitchenettes. Rooming houses and apartment hotels of Woodlawn Are still some of the single family Homes of old settlers. Along the Illinois Central tracks South of63rdstreet. And along South Chic ago. Are lumber Yards and Light manufacturing areas. Funeral services for mrs. Theresa Pratt Stevenson 74, were held tuesday in the Church at 6700 s. Prairie. Mrs. Stevenson of 409 of. 73rd, died suddenly in her Home last Friday morning. A Wake was held tuesday in the Chapel at 7350 cottage Grove. Mrs. Stevenson known in local educational civic and social circles had been a Chicago resident for More than 40 year s. She was born in Demopolis. Alabama. Mrs. Stevenson is survived by her husband. Otto her son Bertram Pratt personnel director at the Chicago defender and three other children mrs. Rhetta Blanchett. Williams Marion and Edward Pratt. Also surviving Are 9 grandchildren and a brother William Coates. Burial was at Lincoln cemetery. Memorial services for John h. My thirsty formerly a Park Manor resident were held recently in the Chapel at 7350cottage Grove. He died september 29 in the Cook county Hospital. Or. Mcthirsty was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the knights v.f.w., and elks bands. Survivors Are his wife Julia Ann. Four Sisters two Brothers nieces and nephews. Kirsch scores 21/15 Victory Kirsch High schoolboys rallied Rounth Flag unofficial s red one and Defeated Park High saturday by a score o 21 to 15. An 80 Yard run by Lee bum proved the decisive touch Down As Hirsch recorded its third South Central Blue Victory. At Eckersall. Scoring. Hirsch 077 7---21 Parker too 15�?15 shop now buy Carly Assini delivery Chicote i Southside terhost h cod quo com Fer can St to j dec Lar tfx Cut no musical int Standt it outdoor Ord indoor som cod oter set it left a Santo it Orno Manti or outdoor try cd hit a a Wreath in arc selection 44c up it garlands for for to it nativity scenes Hundred of other item for your impaction a Block clubs one off Clit the Harlem Globe Trotters masters of basketball and buffoonery proved that vaudeville is not yet dead As they beat the Philadelphia spas 81 to 53, Friday night at Chicago stadium. The crowd of 19,136 was ire galed with a mixture of robust comedy and adroit Ball juggling while the Trotters were delivering their first performance of another world tour. Their meanderings will Rake three units to six continents in the next la months. A Republican candidate is making his first bid for a Senate seat from the Lith District. He is Ernest a. Green 3306 Indiana an attorney. Opposing him in the District is Democrat Fred j. Smith 3442 Wabash court clerk and incumbent. A Man who reportedly attacked a woman in an Alle saturday evening was found dead the following morning. The body of 45-year-old Timothy Deberry 366 e. 63rd, was discovered protruding from under his car in the Alley Between Michigan and Indiana on 57th Street. He was found in a Pool of blood with his ribs crushed a lung punctured and his arms and body badly scare and bruised. The Accident occurred after Deberry a made a pass at mrs. Deella Jones 505e.61st, while driving her Home from a nearby tavern. Mrs. Jones 37, told of Ollie that Deberry stopped the in the Alley got our and walked around to her Side and announced his intentions of making love to her. She said a scuffle ensued during which she managed to lock de Berry out of the vehicle. She told police that when she attempted to drive away in the car de Berry jumped on the Hood of the Auto and she carried him for a Short distance before he slide off. She said she was not aware that Deberry had Slid under the wheels of the vehicle and that she was dragging him along As she drove the c a to the Mouth of the Alley where she got out and ran Quot mrs. Jones was arrested about to hours after the body was found. She told police she met Deberry saturday night in the stumble inn tavern at 4121 state and that she had asked him to drive her Home. Mrs. Jones said that after she ran from the Alley she was picked up by a Motorist who took her to a nearby phone Booth. There she Stales she called a cab to take her Back to the scene of the Accident. When she got Back she told police i did no to see Deberry anyplace so i went Home. Cops shoot burglar in apartment Robert Jones 25, of 6706 Prairie was shot in the Chest when police fired through the door of his apartment Friday after they said they spotted him trying Jimmy a neighbors window. Policemen Ralph Deluca and Stanley Ryzanca chased Jones up to his apartment. When he refused to open the door they fired three shots through it. Jones who is on probation for burglary is reported in Good condition at bridewell Hospital. It spirit of in congressman of Hara freshman. Hers were but it was undertook All the older Mem considerate of me. Par raft of Hara who in his quiet re a 1 my life cd ave fought against injustice the Man who made this statement is seeking re election to the House of representatives for the fifth time this fall. He is Barad of Hara d-2nd congressional District during the course of his Long life 76 years Long congressman of Hara has achieved Fame As a journalist defense counsel. Hollywood producer radio commentator Soldier in the Spanish american War and lieutenant governor of Illinois a Barm o Hara came to Chicago from Benton Harbor his Home at the age of 21. His first Job Here was As sporting editor of the Chic ago american. His career took him to the Chicago examiner As sunday editor l Ater he became publisher of the american. When he was Thirry years old lean and handsome with an abundant flock of Coal Black hair he became lieutenant governor of Illinois the youngest lieutenant governor in the history of the state. He first attracted National attention in that Post As chairman of the Illinois Senate vice and wage commission which con ducted investigations of Low wages paid to working girls and women. Of harass commission resulted in creation of similar commission in thirty two sister states and Praise for him from president Woodrow Wilson when Wilson summoned of Hara to Washington to attend a National conference the effect was wage increases for hundreds of thousands of working women throughout the nation. This inquiry gave the minimum wage movement its first impetus. Congressman o Hara was lieutenant governor for four years. Then he went to Hollywood and wrote the script for a movie that became the Box office hit of the year. When War came. Barr att of Hara met it at the front. In the peace the a followed he began to wage Quot big Little wars in United states court rooms. He was defense counsel in nearly 300 murder cases. None of his clients he states received the death penalty. 92 percent of them in fact were acquitted. 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Jalousie rooms Only $880 h a or room additions Only $69$ .r1�?� res kitchens Only $444 bathrooms Only $444 a d or Gas conversion from $189 guardian construction co. 8701 $ Chicago no Money Down 1st payment november lit Call today re 1-3111 she Quot Day a nit a 24-W�r Enrit suburbanite within so aul a celtic Het he became known in a or yer circles As the Quot is w h j has become a millionaire hypnotizing juries. One of the great est of All lawyers Clarence narrow once said of of Hara at a Public meeting Quot i am envious of Only one person in the world i wish i had Barr att of harass courage. In the depression years the congressman. A a radio commentator availed himself of the Opportunity to Champion the Ause of Chicago a underpaid school teachers whose Fin an it Ial ordeal made them prey to unscrupulous Money lenders. Rarrat of Hara entered Congress in 1948 with a startling record of past social action. Speaking before a group of 2nd District residents just before his election he said a All my life i have fought against injustice whether it Hurt the polish the Irish the jewish the Catholic the negro. I have done my Best to serve All of you fairly and equally. I shall continue to do so to rhe Best of my ability. His Success in office indicates he has kept pain Promise. As soon As of Hara Rook the oath. He began a relentless assault on poll tax and Lynching. In the present Congress he has introduced at least five important civil rights Bills. When he celebrated his 76th birthday last april at a huge testimonial dinner in Chicago a birthday message from congressman James Roosevelt son of the late Franklin d. Roosevelt was read Quot a Little Over two years ago i came to the Congress As a assuring and always kindly Way to give me the kind of guidance i needed so badly. These same human traits continue to Shine in All his utterances on the floor of the House. He always holds us spell bound with his simple and direct approach and is always fighting to help someone. Rarrat of Hara loves life. He feels though that Quot we have lost something in this Modem we have lost he stated the ability to take Delight in a walk around the bloc1?. ,. Swinging a Ane perhaps. Looking into the every Man he said should be Able to enjoy All the beauties of life. , in the present. He says Quot the present is always the land we live in whether we by eight or eighty and therein we shall have always our abundance of lift if our Faith keeps Strong yid our courage holds today at 76, Blue eyes twinkle under Silver brews. Shining in them is what Barr Art of Hara Calls a the spirit of 77&Quot cabbie robbed Russhal Stevenson Jbv Wabash. A taxicab Driver told police Friday that a gunman robbed him of $14 and his cab at 520 n. Springfield. 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