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Victor In Springfield
s I t n£ E AGLE | IT -1 -—£5^ - -I ^ THE BIGGEST little newspaper in COOK COUNTY VOLUME I. ROBBINS, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY. JUNE 6, 1953 NUMBER 19 By VIOLET BARNES A lasting memento and an in spiration to all was the testi monial banquet honoring Mrs. Ada M. Cooke and Mrs. Bernice Childs Harris for their twenty five years of faithful unselfish and loyal services rendered to this school and community. The banquet, held at tre Lincoln Memorial School, Tuesday, June 2nd, 1953, was one of outstand in beauty and completeness Every detail was handled with such finesse' from the carefully planned menu to the efficient carrying out of the program. This banquet was more than a testimonial to loyal services performed by peerless women, but a salute to the men and women in all fields of education was brought out very plainly Dr. Sherman D. Scruggs, Presi dent of Lincoln University, Jeff erson City, Missouri, who was guest speaker for this occasion. He said, “* * * this should in spire ithers to do greater things.’ Mr. George Wright, former student of both honorees, per formed the duties of toastmas ter, was very gracious in directing was most gracious in directing the program, which included a solo and encore by Miss Beat rice Alford of Maywood, 111. and reading by Miss Ramona Smith. Both Mis Cooke, in her quiet, unassuming voice gnd Mrs. Har ris, displaying her usual jovial mood thanked the group for the honor and it can be safely as sumed that there was much sen timent behind both speeches. There were introductions of the members of the Board if Education, District No. 14314, Posen, Illinois and also of various persons attending the banquet which included Mrs. Theodore ►Hendricks, Mr. and Mrs. Re chord, Mr. and Mrs. Morgan T. White, Mr. and Mrs. James E. McCrary, Rev. Matthew An thony, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Anderson, Mrs. Lottie Jamerson and daughter, Zetta, and looking happy and much overwhelmed, and Rev. and Mrs. Childs. After the introductions of the teachers, there was an introduc tion of the banquet committee which included Mrs. Clara F. Lemon, without whose untiring efforts and wonderful zeal and energy this glorious night may not have become a reality. She was ably assisted by Mes dames Thelma Mingee, Marion Smith, Willena Russell, Anna Cosby, Delia Turner, B. O. Brock, Adele Yarberough, Anna Hensley, Leanna Jackson, Ber that Jacques, Emma Hunter, Rev. Homer Trotter, Mr. Sidney Anderson, Mr. Robert,,>Rechord, Mr. John Walker and Mr. J. C. Pugh. For their memorable services to the school and the commun ity the honorees were presented each with a Benrus Embracable watch—a fitting bouquet to awon | derful night. AROUND VILLAGE Join the line-up for a free chest x-ray. Everybody’s doing it. How about you? Get your free chest x-ray at Lincoln Mem orial School in Robbins, Illinois on Monday, June 29th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., or on Tuesday, June 30th from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tell your family and friends. Be sure'to get your free x-ray. Sponsored by the Cook County Department of Public Health; The Tuberculosis Institute of Chicago and Cook County; The Suburban Cook County Tuber culosis Sanitarium District, Rob bins1 Health Department and Robbins Health Council. MEETS WITH LIQUOR DEALERS Mayir Hendricks met with the liquor dispensers Thursday night and asked for their com pliance regarding the village or dinances. Primarily the hours of opening and closing with regard to the type of license issued to them. POLICEMAN'S RECORD IS REMARKABLE IN HISTORY OF THIS LITTLE "BURG" Sergeant James Johnson, night man of Robbins Police depart ment has an outstanding record unparalelled on any of the de partments or staffs of the vil lage. Here is a public servant, who happened to visit this commun ity while in the uniform of the Chicago Police department. The Chief of Police at that time was Wm. Marsh, brother of present Trustee Maflfch. Knowing of the service and qualifications of Johnson, he recommended him to the then mayor, Hollis Reeves. Johnson, knowing very little of the village he proceeded to learn the hard way—that is, he in answering a call set out dog gedly to find house numbers and streets. He is personally respon sible for many arrests of law violators. A chest x-ray is a sound in vestment in health insurance, yet its absolutely free of charge at Lincoln Memorial School in Robbins on Monday, June 29th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m,. or Tues day, June 30th from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tell your family and friends. Don’t forget your health insurance. Get your free chest x-ray. Sponsored by The Cook County Department of Public Health: The Tuberculosis Insti tute of Chicago and Cook Coun ty; The Suburban Cook County Tuberculosis ’Sanitarium iDist., Robbins Health Department and Robbins Health Council. ►ROVING REPORTER FINDS QUESTION: What do you think can be done to curb juve nile delinquency? Mrs. Eddie Lou Allen, 13628 Turner avenue — Housewife: I think that juvenile delinquen cy can be curbed by the older people themselves. Give the chil dren something to do. Help make proper playgrounds and proper amusement parks and have games and skating for these children. This should be supervised by qualified supervis ors. Mrs. Elizabeth Hudson, 3237 West 135th street—Housewife: We should have a park and play games to keep the children busy. Lt. Onet Johnson, 13601 Turn er avenue — Policeman: I think the parents should be closer to their children and give them something to do. Mrs. Thelma Adams, 13409 Springfield avenue — Housewife. If we correct the delinquent parent, the delinquent juvenile problem will be almost solved. Parents should try to know at aii times where their children are, what they are doing and 1 with whom they are associating, ( I believe this will help to curb j the situation. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC License for all business places were due on May 1 1953 Please come in and secure yours as there is a DEAD LINE which is going to be ENFORCED! —VILLAGE BOARD.