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ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1955 ’ 3rd Year—No. S
CANDIDATES NAMED FOR COMING APRIL ELECTION On April 19, 1955 (not very far off, now) the citizens of Robbins will go to the polls to exercise the right of suffrage. The American right to choose in freedom the candidates whom they think will best serve them. The people of this village do take their politics seriously and that most certainly is to their credit. The different parties have had their caucuses and have chosen their candidates. For the next seven weeks the virtues of these candidates will be dinned into your ears. Each party will extoll, the virtues of their partic- j ular candidates. And each can didate will try to show you HAROLD N. WILLIAMS Candidate for election to the School Board District 147. He was selected by the West Har vey Civic Improvement Ass n and the Dixmoor Citizens Club in a move to secure greater benefits for children attending schools in the District and fair representation of all people in the District, v LEMUEL GORDON Candidate for Trustee on the Peoples Party ticket is Produc tion Manager of Howard Laun dry and Dry Cleaners in Chi cago ; member of the Trustee Board of St. John Community Church. Lives with his wife at 13408 South Kildare. " The Peoples Party held its -4 caucus Thursday, February 17, 1955 at 8:00 p.m. at Thomas Hall. The, members unanimously accepted the candidates offered by the Nominating Committee. The candidates are shown here. ■ III I■ HAROLD DORSEY Candidate for Trustee on the Peoples Party ticket is a car penter by trade. He is a member of Bethel A. M. E. Church and at present is Chairman of the Village Planning Board. He lives with his wife and family at 3423 135th Place. OSCAR WILSON Candidate for Trustee on the Peoples Party ticket. Mr. Wil son is well known here by most of the citizens of the village. He is married and lives with his wife here in Robbins. that he or she is the one you should vote for. Out of this maze of talk pro and con you've got to try to put your finger on the best three men. Today Rabbins is progressive minded. They know there is an enormous amount of work to be done and that it is impera tive to have men with foresight, sincerity, intelligence and cour age at the helm. And only those who come nearest to possessing these qualifications will be con sidered. Now is the time for these men to come forward and declare themselves to the voters by telling them what is needed and stating your plans for get ting in done. Here is the lineup: Original Citizens Party: Thomas J. Bullock Talton Barnett John Shaw Women’s Party EJinor White Neeley Frank Moody, Sr. Lucille Jefferson Non-Partisans Elbert (Zip) Johnson U. S. Turner William Moore Peoples Party Oscar Wilson Harold Dorsey Lemuel Gordon LINCOLN P T.A After being so highly enter tained by “The Lesters,” a play written by Mr. LeRoy Boyd, Program Chairman of the Lin coln PTA and his cast of facul ty members and president of the PTA, Mrs. Adeline Green, 75 or more interested parents as sembled in the auditorium Mon day night and lii'stened to a very fine Founders Day pro gram which consisted of an in strumental by Mrs. Elaine Rat liff, dramatic reading by Mrs. A. Hensley, a solo by Mrs. E. Trammell and our Principal, Mrs. Bledsoe assisted by others, gave two beautiful renditions.