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Volume V. ROBBINS, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1957 5th Year—No. 38
Crown RCL Queen at Apex Country Club Friday Night
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Masonics Hold
Laying Rites
Sunday September 29th aft
3:00 o’clock p.m. The Most Wor
shipful Plrince Hall Grand
Lodge Free and Accepted Ma
sons of Illinois, assisted by sev
eral local lodges, will lay the
corner stone of Second Baptist
Church, 150th. and Robey st.
in the city of Harvey, Illinois.
The Grand Lodge will be re
ceived by Silver Square Lodge
No. 62 F&A.M. of Harvey. Bro.
Jack Gray, Worshipful Master.
Mr. Hollis L. Reeves Past
President of the Village of Rob
bins and Past Master of Alpha
and Omega Lodge No. 121 F
&A.M. Robbins will be one of
This being a public affair,
HOLLIS L. REEVES one of the
principals in the Corner Stone
Laying Ceremonies. I
The Big Day Sunday, Septem
ber 29, 1957, the Colaretts Com
munity Club will present the
Rainbow Tea and Fashion Show
at the Southwest Community
High School from 3:00 until 7:00
The entertainment for the
Rainbow Tea and Fashion Show
will include a feature address
by Mr. William (Bud Billiken)
Sutton; musical selections by
Mrs. Delores Washington Callo
way, Miss. Elaine Kelly, Mrs.
Dovie Turner and literary se
lection by Mrs. Iola Littlejohn.
Highlight of the afternoon will
be the Autumnal Fashion Show
with Mrs. Dovie Turner as Com
The proceeds of this grand
affair will go to the building
fund of the proposed new vil
lage hall. Mrs. Cola in an inter
view Tuesday evening, spoke of
how well pleased she was and
how well the committees and
other persons working with had
given her wholehearted support
and cooperation. She said the
success of the venture as far
as she could see, is assured.
The financial success is just
about a certainty but she could
not stop giving praise to her
co-workers and the friends who
gave her such loyal support.
Rev. Bennie E. Goodwin, pas
tor of the Portland St. Church
of God in Christ, and his con
gregation are holding a grand
dedicatory service in their new
lv finished church. The services
have been well attended all
week after the opening Sunday
night with a standing-room only
Continued in column four
from the public and wide par
ticipation is anticipated by the
Grand Victory
Ball at Apex Club
Friday Night
The Victory Ball which begin
at 8:00 O’clock Friday night
Sept. 27 at the Apex Country
Club, will be the climax of
Robbins Celebration Week.
The winner of the contest and
the new Queen, Miss Neeley,
will be crowned at this affair
before what is estimated to be
a record crowd. And thus will
reign a new Queen of Robbins
for another year. A lot of credit
is due to all the young ladies
who participated in the contest
because they worked hard to
win and in doing so created a
great deal of interest and help
ed to further the financial side
r ilinrr Trm-ii'f'i r - ir ,n-, ■ W iwrr
M. L. SMITH, member of the]
building committe for the Rob
bins Field House.
of a very worthy cause.
This affair is sponsored by
Robbins Celebration League
which has taken on the task

Death Claims Mrs.
Anna Belle Jones
Mrs. Anna Bell Jones of 13634
Claire boulevard, passed away
last Monday morning about 4
a.m. She was stricken suddenly
by illness and was pronounced
dead shortly afterwards in In
galls hospital in Harvey. The
cause of death was given as
Cerbral Hemorrhage.
Mrs. Jones had lived in the
Village for some time and had
operated a business from the
above address for the last few
She leaves to mourn, a daugh
ter and other relatives and a
host of friends.
The wake will be Friday at
8:00 p.m. at Miller and Majors
Chapel. Funeral at 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, place to be announc
ed. Interment at Rest vale Ceme
tery. Mr. Geo. Manuel, Director.
of building a field house on the
grounds at 138th and organiz
ation has been greatly assisted
by the Chamber of Commerce.
The cooperation of this addi
tional group has brought many
personalities j|nto the picture
and it is felt that if the interest
continues we will see a field
house for our youth that we
will be proud to enter.
The dedicatory services were
conducted by State Bishop Mas
son, State Bishop of Northern
The estimated value of the
new church is $40,000. The pas
tor, Rev. Goodwin, is a resident
of the village of Robbins, but
has pastored at this church for
21 years.
Mojviajs were tak^n of the
entire dedication services.

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