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Volume X. ROBBINS, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1962 19th Year—No. 5
"March oi Dimes”
Tea and Hair Style
Show a Success
In a successful campaign
climaxed by an exciting Hair
Style Show and Tea. the Rob
bins Unit of the March of
Dimes topped the $360 mark.
Part of the funds came from
the school children’s contribu
tion, the Candy Day Sale, as
well as the Tea. Many of the
exp-nses for these affairs were
offered free of charge or at
discounted prices, so that prae
Grade Cards Out
for Southwest
“Grade cards covering the
first semester of school work
should be with every parent
of our Southwest Building stu
dents this week,” stated Mr.
J. E. Brodie, building principal
at the Crawford ave. branch
of the District 218 schools
“Every teacher, counselor and
administrator at our building
is anxious that all marks are
understood by parents and are
hoping that every parent who
has a question of any sort will
call me at my office.”
Mr. Brodie went on to point
O 't that with the advent of the
I.B M. system of recording and
processing all grades, less
errors are being made. He also
indicated that a full explana
tion of the grade point system
was carried on each grade
sheet sent to the parents thru
the mail. 1
tically all funds collected rep
resented) net profit.
Mr. Eugene Brown, general
chairman of the Robbins Unit
and ill in the hospital, was
elated to hear of the campaign’s
success and thanked Mrs. Maple
Spearmen, Chairman of the
Mothers March, for taking over
most of the responsibilities.
The highlight of the cam
paign was the tea and hair
style program in which Mr.
Oscar Wilson acted as master
of ceremonies. Musical selec
tions were presented by such
well known talents as Mrs.
Beulah Bell, Mr. James Bell,
Mrs. Freida Tucker, the Scott
Trio and the Continentals, who
also played music for the hair
style show. Mr. Brasco Cole
man, a' teacher in the Robbins
school, gave an impressive
reading of “The Creation,” Rev.
Gray, pastor of Union Baptist
Church gave the invocation and
closed the program with a
stirring song.
Guest speaker, Mr. Daniel
(Continued on page 3)
United Citizens
to Give 25c Party
The United Citizens Party
is sponsoring a Quarter Party
at the Lake Side Inn, 13817
Claire Blvd., Saturday, Feb.
3 from 12:00 noon until. The
public is welcome.
Group 2 of B. T. U. was
banqueted Saturday, January
28 at Union Baptist C':urch,
Lydia and Reeves Road.
Standing, S a 11 i e Johnson,
Miss Keel, Jsde Jackson, Mrs
Esther Lewis, Fannie Pr'ce,
and Nellie Lewis. Sitting, Mar
ion Gray, Rev. Everett Gray,
Mrs. Lillie Mae Moore, Mother
Ida Wilson.

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