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Chicago Bulletin (Newspaper) - September 24, 1959, Chicago, Illinois Irish a a volume i no. 51 10c at Newsstands Chicago Illinois september 24, 1959 published at 439 e. 71st St. Tel. Stewart 3-1040 buttons to go on Sale for Woodlawn Centennial saturday will be Button Day for the Woodlawn Centennial. Volunteers will be stationed at selected Points in Woodlawn with buttons and contribution boxes from 9 . Until 3 . The Centennial committee is headed by Floyd Mulkey 6108 Kimbark. The committee which is sponsored by the associated clubs of Woodlawn is planning several events during october and november to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Woodlawn a first permanent settlement. The first settler was James Wadsworth who built a House in 1859 at what is now the Corner of Woodlawn and 63rd St. Woodlawn House Survey to begin a Sample Survey of buildings in Woodlawn will begin next week. It will be conducted by the City a building department under an agreement with the Community conservation Board. The Survey is part of the Woodlawn Quot Section 314&Quot Demon stration study being made by the cab the area to be surveyed is bounded by cottage Grove Stony Island 60th and 67th its. Police say pen thief was in pen James Lowell Johnston 22,1 arrested recently for stealing a parked automobile Walt Jfe of 6201 Blackstone who was j a 50 cent bait Point pen from dered to undergo a psychiatric examination. Johnston told judge Georg Quilici in municipal court thai he attended Michigan state College in Lansing for three year police said he spent Thos years in Michigan state Penitentiary for robbery. Honor family returned Home their neighbors recently held an outdoor Homecoming and Wiener roast in Honor of or. And mrs. William Alexander of 7141 Eberhart who returned her after a two year stay in Indonesia where Alexander was employed As a teacher of electronics drowns sleeping in Back seat of car area residents air school gripes skin divers working from a police boat sunday afternoon brought up the body of the Rev. Earl Gipson 26, of 451 e. 60th St., who drowned earlier in the Day when the car in the Back seat of which he was asleep plunged Over the rocks into the Lake at the 50th St. Waterfront. A coroners jury monday re fused to return a verdict other than Quot death from undetermined causes a after the dead Many a companion Orey Bishop 46, of 6521 Eberhart related to invest Ligating detectives what had happened. Bishop told det. Steven Dol Niak of Hyde Park police that he had been fishing on the rocks while the minister who was drowsy sat napping in the Back seat of the 1946 Cadillac. The motor of the car was running to keep Gipson warm. Bishop told the detective that he decided to get some additional tackle lying on the floorboards in the front. After he opened the door from the Drivers Side his right shoulder nudged the shift lever into gear he explained. The car carrying both men moved Down Grade ing place some 14 feet from the Waters Edge cleared a 12 Inch step on the Way and plunged into the Lake. Bishop managed to get Clear and was pulled out by other fishermen nearby who had seen him get into the car and the vehicle beginning to Roll. Bishop had been drinking Dolniak said and has a record of two previous arrests. His Drivers License had been suspend. The drowning victim was the pastor of the Good Samaritan Church 920 e. 46th St. A photos by Connors and the Sun times the Mountain is coming to Mohammed this week As alter years of squabbling about what should be done with the Community a schools residents of this area Are getting their Chance to take their complaints directly to the source. Benjamin c. Willis the City a superintendent of schools was at Harlan High school monday and is coming to Hyde Park High school Friday to hear what the residents have to say about How local schools Are run. Formally the 9 .-to-noon hearings concern the budget for the coming year. But a poll of individuals and groups testifying indicates that the topics which residents Are bringing before Willis Range from boundaries and double shifts to inadequate washroom facilities. Willis vowed monday to end double shift schedules in seven District 16 schools by Christmas speaking during the Public hearing held for the District in Harlan High school or. Willis said enrolment in the District is growing at the rate of 600 to 700 pupils a year. He said the per year increase has More than doubled the last two years. Or. Willis reported that with the growth of the Areja and Gen eral enrolment the number of pupils on double shift has been increased by 1,500 pupils. He said seven District 16 schools Are now on double shift but said it is believed Relief for the double will come by they re looking for your and thousands of people every week turn to the bulletin classified ads to satisfy their want and their needs. They want to buy or rent or sell. They want to hire a Helper or find a Job. And they turn to the classification that advertises their wants. Be sure your and is there where they can see it. Stewart 3-1040 shift schools Christmas. The schools now on double shift in the District include Harvard Parker Park Manor Wentworth and Yale or. Willis told the parents and other Community representatives attending the hearing that a we re in a growing City it does no to seem to Stop it does no to seem to slow he said the Board of education is watching Home and apartment construction in the District 16 area As throughout the City to know where what facilities Are needed. The Rev. Charles h. Webb sr., 7745 Carpenter of Park Manor Christian Church addressed the school officials concerning Cornell school stating the a a enrolment. Is growing out of its he asked that the Board replan for the Community and seek to anticipate problems that will result from overcrowding the minister also asked for the rejuvenation and modernization of the school and for additional rooms and equipment. Mrs. Kenneth o. Wilson 8325 Indiana of the Chatham Avalon Park Community Council cited overcrowding of Dixon Hookway Neil and Ruggles elementary schools and said All these schools will Quot be threatened with double shifts within the she asked immediate Steps to build the school already on the boards Agenda at 88th St. And Indiana ave. Mrs. Wilson said additional school Sites should be acquired now for future construction while land is available. She also asked for lunchroom space and supervision in schools not now having it. Mrs. Warren Studer 8242 Rhodes a to president at Dixon school 8306 St. Lawrence made no requests. She stated that a to and school were grateful for the improvements made by the Board of education at the school and that there had been improvement in the schools educational program Dixon is one of the schools that has been selected for the new foreign language program. New electrical fixtures had been installed the school was recently landscaped improvements had been made on the playground and the Interior and the auditorium had been newly decorated. Mrs. Studer told a bulletin reporter that the school enrolment had already reached Peak capacity and that might be forced to request an addition next year so at the next hearing she might be telling a different Story. Mrs. Studer who is the wife of the Rev. Warren Studer Pas Tor of Crerar memorial presbyterian Church 8100 Calumet has three children enrolled at Dixon. They Are David 12, to Carolyn to 5b and Jimmy 5, in kindergarten. Mrs. Georgia Boose 7316 Perry education chairman of Deneen a to 7240 Wabash requested larger addition More playground equipment and Black top Ash halt surface play Yard to replace the gravel. Deneen already has been granted an addition of live classrooms and a kindergarten but there is still a need for additional space to alleviate overcrowding she said. Last year the school arid the a to requested nine classrooms but were Only Given five and four classrooms were torn Down to construct the new ones. It was the decision of the principal and the a to group that they would make no specific requests concerning the number of classrooms desired but would leave the decision to the Board of education budget committee this decision will depend upon the study made by the committee whose representatives visited the school and made plans to begin work on an Ash halt play Yard and furnish the playground with new equipment. Mrs. Boose has three children attending Deneen. They Are Michael 8, a 3a student Jonathan 7, a 2b student and Jeffrey 5, enrolled in kindergarten. The population at Ruggles school has almost doubled in the last seven years said mrs. Olive l. Lyle of 7745 Indiana the a tags education chairman. She demanded increased facilities Over the coming years to provide for the growing school age population in the District. In Short Range improvements she asked that the landscaped grounds at the Northeast Corner of the building be surfaced to provide needed playground space. This year hearings Are being held in each of the 18 school districts in Chicago. Friday mornings hearing is for District 14, which includes four local schools and Hyde Park High. The High school is located at 6220 Stony Island. The school Board is required by Law to hold at least one Public hearing for the City As a whole after the City a school administration has proposed its tentative budget to the Board. This is the first year however that hearings have been held before the tentative budget is proposed and it is the first year that hearings have been held in the individual districts. A to spokesmen from District 14 Are expected to urge additional appropriations for rehabilitating Hyde Park High rapid construction of new. Facilities to eliminate double shift schools and a southward adjustment of the High schools Boundary so As to Quot maintain a racial balance at the school. Most of the double shift schools in District 14 have a predominantly negro enrolment. At an earlier hearing parents in South Shore urged that the Hyde Park High Boundary be moved North instead of South

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