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Chicago South End Reporter (Newspaper) - October 22, 1972, Chicago, Illinois Delivered to your door every wednesday and sunday 55c month newsstand copy 15�?T Call 24-2373 Tor want ads Meyer Jones heal up 28th District race column i serving the Community for 78 years vol. 80 no. South e reporter an economist newspaper sunday october 22,1972 dates set in area sickle cell testing program Mark Holiday tomorrow breakthrough for Billy the camera glimpses one of the Many new breakthroughs in the life of five year old Billy Vonthaden As he and therapist Linda Olson share a warm moment. Billy is mentally retarded but in one Short year As a student at Southeast school of the Chicago association for retarded children he has shown considerable improvement. The school is one of the numerous human care agencies supported by the metropolitan crusade of mercy. Billy and mrs. Olson Are featured in the crusade s Campaign movie for 1972. Meyer Jones heat up 28th District race rep. J. Theodore Meyers charges of vote fraud in the 34th Ward were branded last week by Emil Jones or. As a accusations and innuendoes that a Are just a Bunch of lies and an attempt to obscure the main issues in the rep. Meyer a Republican seeking re election nov. 7, had said vote fraud and the emergence of the Ald. Wilson Frost Emil Jones machine in the 34th Ward has become the major Issue in the 28th District contest. A everywhere i go democrats republicans and independents Are voicing concern that their votes will not be counted in the vital Eastern Anchor of the 28th District where my opponent Emil Jones is the Ward Secretary a Meyer said. Jones is executive Secretary of the 34th Ward regular democratic organization. A just one example of How demoralizing vote fraud can be in this Ward is the exam ple Given by the Federal government in the Aldermani race Between Gus Savage a newspaper publisher and Wilson Frost. A in the 14th precinct which is in the Middle income Fernwood Bellevue area the final official canvass gave Savage Only three votes and Ald. Frost was credited with 243 Meyer said Federal prosecutors have 115 signed affidavits from residents of the 14th precinct who claimed they voted for Savage. A i have been smeared by or. Jones by his libellous allegation that i am a racist because of my vote fraud charges a Meyer said. A the Frost Jones machine May not be very popular in the 28th District but they certainly Lack nothing in their use of the new math when it comes to counting votes. A in a head and head contest in this Ward the Independent will always beat the machine stooges but unless the Federal government sends in its agents to protect the civil rights of people in the 28th District we will be counted out again a Meyer said. Jones counters that a the main issues in their Campaign is that rep. Meyer has voted against every piece of legislation that will Aid our schools and relieve the Burden from the taxpayers and homeowners of the City of continuing Jones said a i am certain that i will be elected As a democratic state representatives in the 28th District and it is my intention to represent All the people in the District also we do not need any representatives whose Only Appeal to the voters is that of dividing our communities. A we have too much polarization already and As a candidate i will work toward pulling our communities together for the common Good of All a top vote sign up in 9th the 9th wards registration of 3,922 new voters at polling places oct. To Lead the areas three other wards it was announced last week by Stanley t. Kusper jr., chairman of the Board of election commissioners. The 21st Ward was second in total registration with 3,208 followed by the 34th with 3,202 and the loth with 2,744. Citywide a total of 175,853 persons registered oct. To and qualified to vote in the presidential election nov. 7. By comparison in 1968, 158,714 persons registered in the precinct registration. In 1970, the total was 125,198 in the same general registration. The 9th wards total registration was the highest of the four area wards for persons Over 21 and the 34th Ward had the highest of under 21 registrations where 702 teens signed up. Under 21 registrations in the 9th were 649 in the 21st, 615, and in the loth 542. Registration of Over 21 persons totalled 3,283 in the 9th 2,593 in the 21st 2,500 in the 34th, and 2,202 in the loth Kusper urged voters who Hae received notice to show cause Why their registrations should not be cancelled to reply promptly in person at the boards offices room 308 of City Hall within the time specified on the notice. He said the notices May have been sent because of misinformation Given to the precinct canvassers or mistake on their part. Kusper said registration of voters will be resumed at the boards office nov. 9. The hours Are 9 a m. To 5 . Mondays through fridays and 9 a m. To noon saturdays. The greater Roseland organizations free sickle cell screening and education program will take place three saturdays oct. 28, nov. 4 and nov. La it was announced last week. Testing will be offered from to a in. To 5 . At holy name of Mary Church 11159 Loomis nov. 4, and at St. Helena Church 10121 Parnell nov. La. Other centers will be announced As they Are confirmed officials of Gro said. A we do not wish to alarm people a said Wali Siddiq executive director Council for Bio medical careers at a meeting on sickle cell sponsored by greater Roseland organization sunday. A what we want to do is Survey the greater Roseland Community for sickle cell. We want to screen As Many people As possible so that when we do research we will meet Friday on safety local traffic safety projects will get a thorough airing at the fall meeting of Hie Chicago motor clubs South metropolitan area Council at a luncheon Friday at the Rose Wixel inn Blue Island. On hand to discuss these projects will let Echarles la Mclean regional operations Engineer Illinois department of transportation George e Kloak City Deputy commissioner of traffic. Louis Quinlan chief Engineer Bureau of transportation and planning county Highway department. Have proper data about sickle cell and How it affects people As Well As for your own information a he continued Siddiq was explaining the councils role in Gross free sickle cell screening and education program. More research is needed on sickle cell according to Siddiq. A we have no cure for it and we done to even know its relationship to other blood disorders such As Iron deficiency and in Gross program the haemoglobin apathy and special projects division of the Council will provide equipment and personnel to conduct the tests. Four trained haemoglobin apathy specialists will take blood samples at each testing Center. Blood will be obtained by pricking the Finger of each tested. Only a Small amount of blood is needed from each person. Samples will be Analysed by electrophoresis. This is the most reliable and most accurate testing method and the Only practical method which distinguishes Between sickle cell anaemia and sickle cell trait. Electrophoresis can also detect other irregularities in the blood. Persons will be notified by mail about the results of the test. Persons found to have sickle cell anaemia or trait wih be invited to talk with a professional counsellor or be referred to a qualified physician for proper care. Records will be held in strictest Confidence by the Council. State rep. Eugene Barnes 28th District who sponsored sickle cell legislation told the group that sickle cell is Only part of the health fete vow officers Joan Lotz president of the James Hamilton Lewis auxiliary veterans of foreign wars has announced a special night will be held at 8 saturday at the Post Home to Honor Mary Ann Rodenberg third District president and Melvin r. Skaley District commander. Serving on the committee Are Madge Gottsch 12323 Throop St., and Creed Dugger 2204 w. 123rd St., Blue Island chairman and Evelyn Burnside 18429 Arcadia Lansing Gladys Nye 50 w. 119th St. Theresa Bombin 11445 Forrestville Betty Dugger 2204 w. 123rd, Blue Island Bill Farr 18 w. 144th St., Riverdale Harry Gottsch 12323 Throop Norman Jensen 375 Green Bay Calumet City Frank and Viola Ponziano 11839 s. State St. And mrs. Lotz. A program will be held during the course of the evening but otherwise it would be a night of fun and Friendship with band music for dancing and food. Invitations were extended to 39 vow posts and 32 vow auxiliaries As Well As Many department and District officers and chairmen. Personal friends of the honoured guests Are also Welcome to attend. Problem. He called for More comprehensive health planning and programs _ More research is needed according to Barnes. Money being collected and spent each year for research on diseases that have All but been wiped out should be spent on sickle cell research he said. Health efforts should place emphasis on prevention As Well As on developing cures Barnes added. Mrs. Janice Smith chairperson of Gross sickle cell program urged greater Roseland residents to be screened for sickle cell at one of Gross centers fat to hold open houses Fenger High school will hold two open houses oct. 27, sponsored by the faculty and the fat freshmen open House will be held at the Curtis Branch 115th and state sts., with teachers of freshmen from Curtis and West Tillman branches meeting with parents in the lunchroom from 6 30 to8 . At 8 . An orientation Assembly will be held in the Assembly Hall for parents of freshmen. All other students open House will be held at the Fenger main 11220 South Wallace from 7 to 9 . Derwinski to address Lions rep. Edward Derwinski will address a ladies guest night dinner of the Roseland Lions club at 7 tuesday at the Surma restaurant. Volunteer Kiwi sizes at card game Patrice Mundell 16, Fenger High school Junior and a recreation Volunteer at the Roseland training Center 120 e. 115th St., Kib Tizes As four Center trainees from left Ronnie Basso Donald Westerhoff Rickey Raven and John de rfcs play a Friendly games of cards. Patrice and Maureen Pera Zolo 17, a St. Willibrod senior Are members of the St. Nicholas youth for action club who work twice a week after school at the training Center. Photo by William p. Barzycki play at Homecoming today members of Mendel Catholic prep school marching band play through their numbers during a rehearsal on the school Campus 115th St. And King or. The 85-member band performs at menders Homecoming football game today at Gately stadium 103rd St. And cottage Grove ave. Band master Bernard Misc Ziewiec right forefront looks on As Lucius Robinson left forefront puts some members of he band through rehearsal. Photo by k. Errol Wilson we. Booras officer in charge said the Chicago Post office will observe veterans Day Holiday tomorrow Carrier finance and contract stations will be closed deliveries will not be made by letter or parcel Post carriers. Special delivery service will be provided however. Collections from Street letter boxes including air mail Only boxes in front of stations will be made on a modified weekday schedule. F

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