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Suburbanite Economist (Newspaper) - March 2, 1955, Chicago, Illinois Want Ads Minimum Charge 75c Just Call CO 4-2323 And Say Charge It SOUTH END REPORTER The Greatest Newspaper In Chicago's Greatest District Serving The Following Communities For 62 Years Roseland, West Pullman, Pullman, Fernwood, Washington Heights, Riverdale, Dolton, Calumet Park Largest Circulation In The South End District 42 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 1955 5c at Two Pages Plans For Lake Calumet Harbor SOUTH CHICAGO Indiana Man Is Arrested For Attack On Woman The map above pictures Lake Calumet and the acreage deeded last week by the City of Chicago to (be Chicago Regional Port District to make possible the development of a giant water-rail-truck terminal and other facilities here. It is expected that actual construction will begin on ,the harbor facilities early next Summer. The work is to be financed through the sale of some S22.5 millions in revenue bonds. With the completion of the St. Lawrence Seaway, the widening and deepening of the Calumet-Sag Channel and the building of the Lake Calumet Harbor, this i4pcal area is expected to experience a tremendous industrial expansion. Some acres of ground, including the bed of the la.fee, were transferred to the Port District by virtue of the action of the City Council last week. 5th Ward G.O.R Pledges Support To Bob Merriam Kuester Says Candidate Recognizes Problems In a public statement issued Wednesday, Emil F. Kuester, 'itli Ward Republican committeeman, announced that the nil Ward Reg-ular Republican Organization will give whole- learted support to Robert E. Merriam, Republican candP kte for mayor of Chicago, at the election scheduled Tues- lay, April 5. Kuester declared he wished to make it very clear that 'iii the support of any candidate and policies of the Re- publican party my stand will always be steady and unafraid in support of the best interests of all the people in this Community and there will never be waver or evasion from such policy." Questioned as to some of the involved in the mayoralty jlection just ahead, Kuester ex- jla-ined the stand he took before ,he Republican Central committee jf Cook county in casting his vote lor Merriam as the Republican ;andidate for mayor. j The committeemaii said he had requested that any approval of ntywide problems or policies be only after a careful analysis is to their impact on any particu- lar section of the city. Discussing this point further, Cominitteeman Kuester said: Discussed Problems "I've had several discussions ni'th Bob Merriam and he has cx- -oresbcd a definite willingness to lafce lull and complete recogni- tion of ail problems as Lo their localised effect on a ward, area jr community. I'm quite certain IIP meant what, he said." Mr. Kucstcr declared that as representative of the 9th Ward Regular Republican Organization IIP wished to express appreciation lo all voters who supported Alder- man Reginald DuBois in his suc- campaign for re-election is alderman at the February 22 primary- He lauded the precinct captains and party workers for Iheir fine efforts. 1933 this community has sent to the City Council an alder- man endorsed and supported by I he 9th Ward Regular Republican Organization although under the Non-Partisan Act, aldermen have Ho party designation on the bal- Jul." declared Mr. Kuc.strr. "In Uie recent, election Alder- man DuBois was one of four Re- niblican supported alderman rc- lumcd to the City Council with- jut. the necessity of 'run-oft' clec- Mr. Kuebler asserted. "Two South Side Republican ihJemien went down in clefcal. he continued, "and a I'areful look at the election day icstilts map published by a daily gives a clear indication Nab Teen Tavern Owner, In Police Raid Three teen aged boys, all 17 years of age, were arrested about o'clock last Friday night when police of the Juvenile unit, Crime Prevention Division, under the direction of Sgt. James Kehoe raided the Ten Pin tap, 11436 Michigan. Edward Lachman is Church Repair Fund Reaches Half-Way Mark The drive to raise for emergency repairs to the Pullman- Greenstone- Methodist' .church, 112th and St. Lawrence, .has now passed the half-way mark accord- ing to an announcement by the Rev. Earl M. Tapley, minister of the church. The campaign was launched last November when repairs on the historic steeple of the and installation of exit wiring 'were demanded by the Chicago Fire Department. In an effort to bring the drive to fts goal at an early date, the congregation set up two campaign committees. A general committee has been headed by Raymond Spanier Sr. and Frank M. Black Jr., co-chair- men, and a community committee led by Mrs. William Ravas and Mrs. Margaret Roberts, co-chair- men. "I have been most gratified by the response of our congregation and our friends'', the Rev. Tapley stated. "I expect both the fund raising and repairs to be com- pleted during; the spring Repairs have been underway at the historic church since late No- vember. Student Nurses To Be "Capped" Sunday Afternoon 24 Young Women To Participate In Ceremonies Twenty-four students of the Roseland Community Hospital School of Nursing will receive their caps at the annual Capping Service to be held in the Nurses' Home, 11321 Wentworth, Sunday afternoon, March 6, at 3 o'clock. This group of 24 young women entered the nurses' training school last September and they will re- ceive their caps as evidence of the satisfactory completion of the six month's of their school work. The impressive ceremonf will be in charge of Miss Vada Wilcoxen, Director of the School Nursing. Special musical selections will be given by the students of the sec- ond and third year classes. The following will receive their caps during the service: Elaine Louise Candilas, Gerald- ine Crabbe, Carol Nelson, Helene Olekey, Geraldine Szalbierz and Jean Doris Van Beek, of Chicago; Georgene Bonn, of Dolton, and Shirley Ann Kamstra, of Lansing, 111.; Mary Ann Kocis and Joan Marie Moore, of Oak Lawn; Vir- ginia Murphy, of Riverdale; Janet Elaine Johnson, of Westmont, 111.; Louise Gabrielse, of Sheboygan, Wis.; Helen Feenstra, Worthing- ton, Minn.. Verla Huisken and Leola Mae Tinklenberg, of Edgerton, Minn.; Rosemary Ann McCaul, of Elkhart, Ind.; Carol Ann Stolp, of Hobart, Ind.; Ruth.. Lee Henckel and Nancy Jane Hulce, of Michigan Ind.; Elene Mae Homans, Munster., Ind.; Millicent Jeannine SLruiiK, Evciyii Rosemary Thieika, South Bend, Ind.; and Hermina Van Dyke, of Marion, Mich. owner of the tavern. The teenagers arrested were Frederick Killian, 17, of 9946 Vin- eennes; John Kinney, 17 of 11061 Esmond and James Stevenson. 17, of 10043 Prospect, it was reported. Tljcy arc charged with illegal pur- chase of liquor. Three -charges of .selling liquor lo minors have been filed against Lachman and he faces a charge of failure to have an amusement license. The case against the defendants scheduled for Branch Court 42 Tuesday morning, March 1, was continued until April. of the vote trend in and around this local community Lack Of Interest "Everyone of the voters in the 9th ward has a, stake in this community. But only 43.28 per cent of the j-egi.slered voten> of this ward were interested enough to cast their ballots. Ycl some wards polled more than 57 per cent of their registered vole. "Ortr community in the past has always .stood out. with its people ready and willing to support any measures with large majority ex- pression. Why the lack of inter- est now.' "No htay-al-lioinc policy or I- don't-likp-any-of-lhc candidates altitude nvor save voice to good government." Mr. Kuester declar- ed. "Lincoln was frequently at variance with his party on policy." Roseland Lions Plan Air Trip To Canada City About 170 Lions of District 1A, will embark on a flying trip to Windsor, Canada, and Detroit Mich., Saturday, March 12. Included in the contingent will be some 12 members of the Rose- land Lions club, headed by Dr. John L. Woodlock, president. They will leave the Chicago air- port at 8 a.m. and return after midnight. During the day they will be guests of the Windsor Li- ons at a nooni luncheon and an afternoon tour of the points of interest. The Lions will be guests of (he Detroit Lions for dinner followed by a hockey same between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings. The occasion is the 35th anni- vcrsEu-y of the Windsor Lions Club, the first Lions club chartered out- side the United States. Say Man Admits Fatal Stabbing Sunday Night Morgan Park police Tuesday thai. Grant Jones, 34, Negro, of 11468 Ashland, has ad- nutted the fatal stabbing of Otis banior. 35. Negro, of 1731 Waseca place, during a fight, at lllth and Vineeimes last Sunday night. Jones wah arrested on Monday. An into the dea'li of L-anicr waf. opened Monday but was ordered continued until March 9 at the County Morgue. Local Ford Plant Turning Out Cars At High Volume Ford Division's big Chicago sembly plant at 12600 Torrence, ended another high volume pro- duction month by turning out new Ford passenger cars and trucks in February- The employes have been working a six-day week since production began on the 1955 mo- del Fords last October, S. L. Sim- mons, plant manager said. Their work day ranges from nine to 10 hours. Including January's production of units, the Chicago plant has assembled cars and trucks so far this year. Production in 1954 was for January and for Feb- ruary, for a total of units, Simmons said. Three Shoplifters Get T to 10 Year Prison Sentences Prison sentences were given three members of a gang of shop- lifters arrested here last August for thefts in several local stores. Judge Thomas Adesko sentenced Sanford Kennedy, of 6830 An- thony, to a term of 1 to 10 years in the state penitentiary. Two fe- male members of the gang of four Negroes. Christine Ward, 4323 Drexel, and Mildred Wcbt, of 7S4 East Altgeld Gardens, were sentenced to 1 to 10 years in the Illinois Women's Reformatory. Dwight. A fourth member of (lie ganp. Claude Days, of 1640 Spauldmg. entered a plea of guilty and was placed on probation. The others pled not guilty. Thief Takes From Man Here At Knife Point White Shcnvin. of 1961! 73rd place, lolcl KeiiMiiRton po- lice he was robbed of in bill.s by a Nepro man who arco.slcd him he went to his automobile he liacl parked in the alley at Hie rear of 1U08 Michigan about. o'clock last Saturday February 26. ShcrwiM >said the man held linn at tlie point of a knife ajicl forced him lo turn over ten bills which he had in hit, troubei'h pocket. "Nicky" Francis Is To Appear At Scout Fair "NICKY" FRANCIS "Nicky" Francis, famed clown who has appeared on numerous television programs, will be seen at the Scout Fair to be held at All Saints church, 10806 Wabash, Saturday and Sunday, March 5 and 6. All proceeds of this gala event will be divided equally among the five Scout units of the parish, namely the Brownies, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Ex- plorers, i of Super-Circus fame, will be at the Iralr on Sunday ev- ening as a guest of the Scouts and all will have opportunity to see him and talk to him in person. Activities on Saturday evening will begin at 7 o'clock. On Sunday the fun will begin at 3 o'clock in tiie afternoon and will continue until 10 o'clock in the evening. The Scout Fair has been held in two previous years and has proved very successful principally because of its originality and color. Most of the prizes awarded at the fair are the works of the boys and girls themselves, being the pro- ducts of their handiwork and craftsmanship during the year. All booths, games and projects are operated by the Scouts with adult supervision. Refreshments will be served and on Sunday a full course meal will be available. Admission is free. Independent-Party Lists Candidates For Riverdale The Independent-Civic Party of Riverdale has filed petitions with the Riverdale Village Clerk as an official declaration of the forma- tion of the party. The petitions also declared that the following persons will be can- didates in the forthcoming elec- tion on Tuesday, April 19: For Village Trustees, Harry Nortman, 14204 School; Harold Hoebel 14502 Michigan; and Louis Niewold, 14412 Emerald. For Po- lice Magistrate, Henry Noetzel, 107 West 141st St. The party officials stated that plans are being made to hold pub- lic meetings, at which time the candidates will be formally pre- sented. The time and place will be announced in the near future. "The best tiling s- men can do is deny Fettito. Tony Anthony Adducci Appointed To Naval Academy William E. McVey, of Harvey, Republican congressman of the 4th Congressional District, has announced that his principal ap- pointee to the U. S. Naval Acad- emy, Annapolis, Md., for the class of 1955 is Anthony J. Adducci, 17, of 11800 Egglcston. The youth, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex J. Adducci. will be grad- uated next June from Mendel Catholic High school. He has been member of the track team al Mendel. Mr. Adducci lias .sm-ccfehftilly completed liis preliminary exam- ination a.s as physical exam- ination, lie will bo given final entrance examination in June of this year. Jiis many incndh HIT pleated to hear of his appomlinrnt. Annual Swim Meet Is Scheduled By Kiwanis Club 22nd Annual Contest Planned April 23 At Fenger Pool The twenty-second Annual Com- munity Championship Swimming Meet sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Roseland will be held Sat- urday evening. April 23, at the Fenger High school pool according to Racine Thompson, chairman of the meet. Preliminaries for all swimmers up to and including the age of 13 will be held Friday afternoon, April, 22, at 4 p.m. and the six fastest swimmers in each age di- vision will compete in the finals Saturday evening, April 23. Swim- mers 14 years and over will swim only in the Saturday night com- petition. The six fastest swimmers in each event in the finals will receive prizes, with a medal going to first place winners. There will be 22 events in all for swimmers of all ages. There will also be a special race for crippled boys and girls of Gompers school. A handsome tro- Dhy will be awarded to the win- ning relay team. Entry Blanks Ready Mr. Thompson has forwarded entry blanks to all Physical Edu- cation teachers at grammar schools in the community and to the lllth Street Griffith Natatorium and West Pullman park. The events are open only to boys and girls residing, employed in, or attending school in the Roseland district, bounded by the Handle" tracks on the west to 103rd street, thence to Vineennes- avenue to 87th street; on the north by 87th street; on the east by Stony Island avenue, and. the City Limits on the south, and to chil- dren of members of the Roseland Kiwanis Club. All boys and girls desiring to compete in this famous classic sporting event are urged to start training immediately as tbe com- petition has been tougher every year. Fine A special trophy will be awarded the winner of the club group which includes Fenger, lllth Street and Griffith. A trophy will also be given the winning grammar school team, which last year was won by Fernwood school. Swimmers are urged to obtain entry blanks at once from their schools. Grammar school swim- mers may swim for their school and also for Griffith, the UY" or West Pullman park, but their en- try blank must show both affilia- tions. High school swimmers may represent only one team. Additional information will ap- Bartender's Tip Leads To Arrest Of Factory Hand Riverdale'Dolton Police Trace Man To Indiana BY CHARLES K. RENNER Good police work on the part of Dolton and Riverdale police resulted in the arrest of Keith D. Smith, 21, of Mun- cie, Ind., last Sunday evening by Sheriff W. Paul Anthony, of Delaware county, Indiana, on a warrant issued by Dolton police for the alleged rape of an 18-year-old Riverdale girl last Friday evening, February 25. Disregarding threats of violence made by her assailant if she told police, the victim, told her father who, in turn, notified Riverdale police. Riverdale police called in Dolton police because 'the assault took place in Dolton. The victim told police she left the Tri-City Bowling Lanes, 13856 Lincoln, Dolton, at o'clock Friday night. Walking north on Lincoln she noticed a man stand-" ing in front of a tavern at 138th and Lincoln. As she turned the corner and walked west on 138th street, the man disappeared. In front of St. Paul's Lutheran church, at 233 East 138th, a man jumped out of the bushes, grabbed her around the 'her to the ground and dragged her behind the church where he as- saulted her. The victim told police she bit the. rapist. Enraged the' rapist punched her about the'face'and head, blackening one eye and cut- Churcb Session. KEFOftTEfc VBOTO ;