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Homer Lee Allen Dies in Hospital
___STORY ON PAGE THREE Volume II. ROBBINS, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 1954 2nd Year—No. 6 ROBBINS DOPE PEDDLERS MUST PAY FOR CRMES By Captain Aaron Stout The grim and firm hand of Justice wrote the- final chapters of the story of Robbins’ nar cotic peddlers and users. Many of you bave no doubt, forgotten and dismissed the drive of the Robbins Police de partment in their efforts to rid this village of the death-dealing plague of drugs. Your Robbins Police Department, with the able assistance of the County and government officials swoop ed down one Saturday morning and gathered in 14 dealers and useres of narcotics. Of that number, seven are now in cus today, and one is dead. Two are in Lexington government hos pital for drug addicts. So you see the percentage of winning against the forces of the law are very small. We write this article, not to embarrass families, friends and associates of those who have paid the penalty, but to save some of those who might be standing on the threshold, or playing with the idea of joining a wild group of narcotic users, taping to reach a Schangra La frem the prick of a hypodermic needle, only to end up in prison, thg hospital or in the watery, fihhy bosom of the sanitary canal. i hose sentenced last week in Criminal Court are as follows: R. L. Allen received 2 terms of from 2 to 7 years; to be ser ved consecutively. Dock Davis, 2 terms of from 2 to 7 years; and from 1 to 10 years. Irvin Washington, from 2 to 7 years. Joe Lee, from 2 to 5 and from 2 to 7 years to be served con secutively. The Two Bullock Boys re ceived terms of six months in the County jail. le*n iwo Margaret Dilsbury, known as Margaret Lamb received her pay for her narcotic explora tions in the dank, filthy waters of the Sanitary canal. Add up the score, Youth of Robbins and you will find that those who participate in the hor rible orgy of narcotic traffic fine. are deeply in the red. Yes, the wheels of justice grind slowly but exceedingly ATTENDS MARDI GRAS Mrs. Estella Cousins left the village Sunday, February 21st, 1954 to attend the Mardi Gras in New Orleans. While there she will visit with relatives and friends, planning to return about March 7th. Mrs. Cousins is the wife of Mr. B. R. Cousins of 3417 W. i 139th Street. AVOID TYPHOID Dr. John B. Hall, Director, Cook County Department of Public Health, urges residents of the Robbins area to plan now to receive the typhoid immuni zations which will be offered on Monday, March 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th, at the Robbins Health Center. “Epidemics of typhiod fever are frequently traced to contam inated water,” Dr. Hall said, “and persons who live in areas where wells may be contamin ated by flood waters should take advantage of this opportunity to be immunized.” Dr. Hall explained that three (3) injections, a week apart, are necessary for protection against the disease. However, for persons who have received the series of three (3) injec tinos only a single “booster” dose every three years (3) years is required. Typhoid immunizations will be given by a physician from the Cook County Health De partment on Mondays, during March, beginning March 8th, at the Robbins Health Center, 139th and St. Louis Avenue, Robbins, Illinois, from 4:00 to 7:00 P. M. THANK YOU! The Williams Singers take this means to say Thank You to the many lovers of music who helped to make their program at Lincoln Memorial on Feb. 26 so successful. Thanks again.