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The Robbins eagle. (Robbins, Ill.) 1951-1963, February 26, 1955, VILLAGE HOME EDITION, Image 1

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ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1955 ’ 3rd Year—No. S
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
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
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
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
The, members unanimously
accepted the candidates offered
by the Nominating Committee.
The candidates are shown here.
■ III I■
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.
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
Elbert (Zip) Johnson
U. S. Turner
William Moore
Peoples Party
Oscar Wilson
Harold Dorsey
Lemuel Gordon
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.

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