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THE BIGGEST LITTLE NEWSPAPER IN COOK COUNTY I Lll UUl I VoIuma *•_ ROBBINS. ILLINOIS. SATURDAY. MARCH 17. 1951 Number 3. POLITICAL POT BOILING HERE --- ’ --— THE ORIGINAL CITIZENS PARTY PRESENTS VICTOR ANDERSON FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION MR. VICTOR ANDERSON, a young man who has a very colorful record. He attended the grade schools here in Robbins; attended and graduated from Tilden Tech High School, Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Anderson is a very quiet and unassuming young man, but a deep thinker ana stanas last as the hoc! * of Gibraltar. He is a member of Robbins Fire Department Assistant Chief; chairman of C. I. O. Union at Libby, Mc Neil & Libby for 2 years;: worked there as a supervis or for 6 years and is now a processor for the same company. He has been em ployed at Libby's for 26 years. He also won the South Suburban boxing champion ship. Mr. Anderson has served two terms as village trustee of the village of Robbins. He lives with his wife and three children in their home at 13834 Trumble avenue. Mr. Anderson was elected to office in 1947 on the Non Partsan Party ticket. He has been an asset to the office. For some unknown reason the Non-Partisan did not ask Mr. Anderson nor Marcellus Jones to run on their ticket. Because of the good work of Anderson, Riston and Jones, they have all been chosen to run on the Origin al Citizens Party ticket. Mr. Anderson, with his fel low trustees, are a perfect team. All are for the better ment of this village. Mr. Anderson is a candi date for re-election and asks the support of his many friends for improvement of Robbins. VICTOR ANDERSON COURT NEWS KENNETH ESTES was held over to Criminal Court by Judge Ernest Maxey. Mr. Estes was accused by Rev Taurvin, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, of leaving the scene of an accident without giving the proper information. »o« The case of DANIEL WOLFORD and Miss Melvia Branch was con tinued until March 10th at the re quest of defendant Wolford. »o« CHARLES JOHNSON of Morgan Park was served with a Court order to repair damages done to AN OPEN LETTER TO CITIZENS OF ROBBINS IN GENERAL AND TO J. W. ARMSTRONG DIRECTLY WHY THERE IS NO WATER We are wondering if the Reverend J. W. Armstrong proposed to tell his readers why there is no water or if it was his intention to tell them to whom to report the situation? Or does he just wish to make some idle re marks? For your information, Rev. J. W. Armstrong, the water condition in the village of Robbins is well known by the County Health department; the U. S. Health department; the Cook County Board and every other agency that you can name. This being a fact, the only advice the village board could get was the village needs a reservoir and a larger pipe line to supply its citizens. It so happens that it takes money to put in these larger pipe lines—to the' amount of $400,000.00. And even now some people are crabbing about paying $1.50 per month for water. An investigation of the records at the village hall will disclose the fact that a large per centage of the water users are not paying even the $1.50 per month for water. There is another percentage who has large houses and is renting them out and pay only $1.50 per month when they should be paying $1.50 PER MONTH FOR EACH FAMILY. For your further information, the village board has secured a loan to put this larger pipe line through. It is true that the village is open to epidemics—dis eases—not only because of the shortage of water, but because some citizens have so much filth and garbage around their homes. Everybody can clean that up. It should always be remembered "people living in glass houses should never throw stones." If our - leaders, especially the preachers, would do more constructive teaching on how to LIVE instead of criticizing there is lots of work to be done in this village and the preachers could play a MOST IMPORTANT part in helping to get it done! the squad car. The decision was lauded by some members of the -oard. »o« The case of the People versus CHESTER CANADA was sent, on a change of venue, to Judge Andrews at the State Department. »o« Accidents in the village of Rob bins have been numerous and the police department has gone all out to apprehend traffic violators and j when caught and convicted to give I them the full penalty of the law.