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Next Tuesday is a Fateful Day
Volume I. ROBBINS, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 1953 Number 12 Make Last Pleas The six-cornered tug of war will soon be over and every one will be relieved but not satisfied. The average voter has been very patient and courteous to the various candidates and workers who have been consistently knocking on doors for the last month or so; and for this they are to be complimented. The Peoples Party and its candidates have tried to" open the eyes of the public dur ing this campaign with true facts and figures. We have shown that we are the only Party in this race that is not involved in the present admin istration scandals; we have also shown that we are in the best position at the present time to do the best for the village. We hope the public have not forgotten four years ago when the present mayor took an air plane over Robbins, dropped a few dollar bills, and excited everyone and won that election, j Sounds ‘silly, doesn’t it? Well, he won. And now you can see j that the village LOST. He had ! nothing to offer then, and he has less to offer now. So, what i do you think his allied parties have to offer? Can anyone truthfully deny that EVERY PARTY in the field originated under and was first controlled by Tohn S. Richardson except the PEOPLES PARTY? That is why the big split is between them. This village will not prosper or make any advancement until the ENTIRE administration is changed; and it CAN ONLY BE CHANGED NOW by electing PEOPLES PARTY candidates for village officials. So vote Tuesday for these men: Theodore Hendricks for President; James Barnes, Clerk; O’Dell Anderson, Oscar Wil son, Raymond J. Burt, for trus tees and Fletcher Tillman for Police Magistrate. Vote a PEOPLES PARTY ticket straight — and you will, NOT LOSE! THEODORE HENDRICKS Who heads the Peoples Party ticket as Candidate for President, who will speak at Party Rally at the Lincoln Memorial School, Sunday, April 19th VOTE NON PARTISAN PROGRESSIVE PARTY STRAIGHT 1 For Village President THOMAS E. MURPHY For Village Clerk ALBERTA S. CHANDLER For Village Trustees STONEWALL WITCHER VAN J. HENDERSON EDWARD STARKS For Police Magistrate WILLIAM J. JONES ► TO THE CITIZENS OF ROBBINS The Women of Robbins have spoken! O Women, wake up and let us march forward with the modern times. Let us band ourselves together and demand better village government for our children—for the future! Your home needs you; your church needs you and your village needs you. So let us get together with the women and make our community better. We are the backbone of our men. They have failed us. Now is the time to get with the Women's Party and help make a town we can be proud of. Are you not sick of the mud, water and filth in our town? Are you not tired of the darkness in this town? Are you not tired of looking at the old broken down, dilapidated buildings which we call our Village Hall? And last, but not the least, don't you want your children to be protected from the pack of dogs that roam over our village every day? Do we know when they may go mad from hunger—but not lack of water—for water be cause there is too much ol that around. Don't you want to be look ed upon as people rather than have people look down on you when you say you live in Robbins? I am asking all of the good citizens to link their forces with the ours and let's march on to victory. In unity there is sarength, — together we stand, divided we fall. If we are to succeed in this world MRS. ELINOR WHITE NEELEY the hard-hitting campaigner of the Women's Party, who will speak at a rally for her Party at| the Horace Mann School, Sunday, April 19th we must roll up iur sleeves and get to work. Common sense is seeing things as they are and doing things as they should be done. No race is ever won until a start has been made. So let us not give up. Let every citizen vote for the outstanding civic-minded women and the Women's Party ticket, so we can be proud of our town. Will see you at the polls. BEATRICE WILLIAMS • We have been asked not to reveal the result of the Straw poll. The argument is that it might make a last minute switch by people who are interested only in getting on the band wagon.