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The Robbins eagle. (Robbins, Ill.) 1951-1963, October 12, 1957, Image 1

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MORGAN PARK DIXMOOR PHOENIX WEST HARVEY
Volume V. ROBBINS, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1957 5th Year—No. 40
“Fire Prevention Week” Starts Sunday, October 13th
BURGLAR NABBED IN ACT!
The Blue Island police were
on routine patrol Sunday night,
October 6 about 11:30 p.m., when
they were bailed by a citizen
who reported that a gun shot
was heard nearby. They imme
diately investigated and found
two men struggling in Neldon’s
gun Shop at 12358 South Western
avenue. Coming closer the po
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lice found them to be the owner
of the shop, Frank Neldon and
Carlos V. Lindsey, jr., 21, of
13635 Monticello ave., Robbins.
Lindsey, who had gained en
trance to the shop by breaking
a window, was surprised by the
owner Who grabbed Lindsey be
fore he could get out of the shop
(Continued on page 3)
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Fire Prevention Week again
brought a special effort from the
Robbins Fire Department to ed
ucate the citizens of the village
in fire prevention.
Tuesday, October 8, at 2 p.m.,
the department had a program
in the main auditorium of the
new Southwest High School at
Crawford avenue and Midlo
thian Turnpike. Fireman James
Caphus gave a talk on fire pre
vention and three movies were
shown to the entire student
body. On the same day at 8:00
p.m. the program was held at
Thomas J. Kellar School at the
regular meeting of the PTA of
Kellar School. Two movies were
(Continued on page 3)
A SMALL PORTION of the
assemblage which witnessed the
ground breaking ceremonies of
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
hurt Sunday, October 6 (picture
shows only those in the imme
diate vicinity of ceremohiest).
Left to right are: Judge James
E. McCrary, Mr. Burt, Pastor
Stephens, Village President E.
i Maxey, M. L. Smith (at the
shovel) at fa- right James S.
Smith, in rear, Andrew Thag
gard, Mrs, H. W. Stephens, wife
of the pastor. Others in picture
are members ot rood Shepherd
Lutheran Church. We u/e sorry
we could not get their names.
—Photo bj George Studio,
of Eagle sC tf. (Story on page 5)

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