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mwiiiMM How to cast a bullet vote The bullet vote can do it! Bullet votes on the Near North side and bullet votes on the West Side can put two fighting candidates in the Springfield assem bly. Those candidates are war-widow Doro thea S. Allen in the 29th Senatorial Dis trict and trade-union leader Sylvia §§ Woods in the 21st Senatorial District. * # # jj BOTH ARE running for the office of jj state representative and both can win with g the bullet vote. 1 The bullet vote works this way. Each M voter has three votes to make for state rep -3 resentative in their district. 1 By marking X before the names of Al gf len and Woods and only Allen and m Woods — for state representatives in the M 29th and 21st, those candidates get three 8 votes each. i* * * THE BULLET vote for Allen and Woods g means concentrating your power behind the jj two candidates who are responsible not to H the Big Party machines but to the people j of their communities. I Cracks party lines: Woods wins wide support in 21st By FRANK SHERMAN The meat trusts are worrying “about their profits” but Sylvia Woods is worried “about the people." Sylvia Woods, independent can didate for State Representative in the 21st Senatorial District, has spurred her campaign with a fighting platform that has roused wide enthusiasm in the District. When the packers hoarded the meat in order to break price con trol, Sylvia Woods demanded, “let the government seize the packing industry and run it in the public interest.” # * # WHEN the President took to the air to tell the people that he was forced by the greed of the packers to lift controls on meat, Mrs. Woods pointed out, “Mr. Truman is right about the greed of the packers, but surrendering to them will not satisfy their greed.” W r hether it has been on the question of playgrounds for chil- jy§p Open Door Policy THE CHICAGO STAR, NOVEMBER 8, 191,9 Year after year the party bosses have com- jj bined to put up three candidates for the gj three offices—just so there won’t be any jj competition from the people. I’ear after year people in the 21st and 291 i jj District have had no choice in voting for g state representatives. It was take it or leave- jj ,** * , * BUT THIS year people “Back of the Gold g Coast'’ and the voters on the West Side have jj a fourth candidate—their own candidate. Sylvia Woods and “Dot” A lieu are | backed in their communities by voters jj of all nationalities, by Negro and white, jj labor, civic and veteran leaders who jj have united to put over a progressive jj platform. That’s why only the bullet vote for Allen jj and Woods can beat the Big Party machines jj and put in independents who’ll represent the jj people. * # * THE BULLET vote is the one way to kill jj three birds with one stone. The one way to jj make your vote count—triple for “Dot” Al- gj len and Sylvia Woods. ■ a SYLVIA WOODS dren, high cost of living, Jim Crow, anti-Semitism or old age pensions, Mrs. Woods has taken the lead in organizing the peo- pie to speak up for their demands in a clear and united voice. A militant trade unionist, Syl via Woods is the financial secre tary of Local 330, United Auto Workers of America, (CIO) and campaigns with the endorsement of the CIO-PAC. She has strong support'’ from the Fur, Leather and Luggage Workers; Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers; Food and Tobacco Workers; Long shoremen and Warehouse Work ers Workers Union; United Auto Workers and the United Office and Professional Workers. • • • A NEGRO woman and a work er Mrs. Woods is backed by Slo vak, Italian, Polish, Russian and Jewish Fraternal organization. The Slovak group has taken oVer 14 precincts and pledged they would go all-out for Sylvia Woods on Nov. 5 One old timer In the 21st put it this way. “For years, the politi cal machines have come to us with their hand-picked candidates. Two Democrats and one Republi can. It was take it or leave it. This year we have a candidate with guts enough to go out and get enough support, to collect enough signatures, to get a place on the ballot. SIX VIA WOOD’S platform'is straight-forward and direct. “It’s up to the people of this country to get the Administration- back on the path followed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt both in domes tic and foreign policy. “I’m running as an independ ent candidate because I want to fight for the needs of my peo ple, the working people both Ne gro and white. Hunger and cold know no color lines. Depressions hit both Negro and white. Only by welding a solid unity of all people regardless of race, color, creed or political affiliation can we maintain and raise the living standards of all people.” Voters in the 21st are holding block meetings in their homes and Inviting their friends and neighbors to meet Sylvia Woods. Allen backers plan post-election drive People who live on the Gold Coast and people who live be hind the Gold Coast have joined to elect Dorothea S. Allen as their representative in the 29th Senatorial District. There is a new Citizens’ Com mitee to elect Dorothea Allen, and to maintain the drive for a progressive program inspired by the war Widow. It is a committee composed of Italians, Germans, Jews, Poles, Negroes—in fact, every national ity grouping in the mixed dis trict. It is a committee on which are represented factory and pro fessional workers, store-owners and housewives. # * • POST-ELECTION plans of the committe call for the formation of a Peoples’ Legislative Confer ence for the purpose of submit ting legislation to the State as sembly and another conference to check upon the results. The fighting community spirit of “Dot” Allen made it possible for citizens of all nationalities to agree to unite to back the inde pendent's program. “Dot” Allen, the widow of Wil liam Allen, infantryman killed in action with the 34th Division in Italy, formed the Back of the Gold Coast Citizens, Inc., to tackle community problems such as housing, recreation, sanitation and street lighting. * * * Co-Chairmen of the Comrfiittee to Elect Dorothea Allen are Ed ward Rosenheim and Sally Green of the Independent Voters of Il linois, Inc. The Rev. James Roy ston, pastor of Union 'Baptist church and Harry Freed of the United Electrical Workers (CIO) are vice-chairmen. Lightfoot write - in campaign in sth War-veteran Claude M. Lightfoot is running for State Senator in the South Side’s sth District- Although more than 10,000 voters signed petitions to place the name of Lightfoot on the Nov. 5 hallot, a Democratic-Re publican gang-up banned the name of the popular south sider from being printed on the ballot. BUT A mixed Peoples Commit tee of white and Negro citizens and leaders have sponsored a special wsite-in campaign to place the name of Lightfoot on the ballot. A write-in vote for Lightfoot means support of this clear-cut 12-point program; 1. For world peace and close cooperation between America, Russia and Great Britain. 2. For a veterans’ bonus and more funds for immediate vet erans’ housing. 3. For a permanent state fair employment practice committee. 4. For a bill to outlaw restric tive covenants. 5. For an increase of unem ployment and old age benefits by the State. 6. Against lynching and for an anti-lynch bill. 7. For maximum state funds to push through as rapidly as possible a large-scale housing program; requisition of all avail able buildings to meet immediate housing needs. * Pi DOROTHEA S. ALLEN PRECINCT workers of the committee declare that the drive to get pledges from voters to mark a bullet vote for Allen has gained momentum. “It’s as simple as this,” ex plained a woman worker, “Just talk to voters like Dot Allen does. Dot says, ‘Well, I’m a war wi dow, so I know what that was about. # * * “ ‘I’M A mother and I know what it costs to raise children, what it costs to live. And as a mother too, I don’t want my kids to grow up hating anybody, Negroes, Jews, or anybody else. “ ‘lt would be bad for the Ne groes and the Jews, and worse for my own children.’ “Talk that way and people will vote for Dot Allen for state rep resentative and give her the eighteen thousand votes we need on November sth.” CLAUDE M. LIGHTFOOT 8. Against anti-labor legislation and for an Illinois Wagner Labor Relations Act. 9. Against anti-Semitism, the heritage of Hitlerism. 10. For the immediate elimina tion of sales tax on groceries and essential clothing. 11. For the election of judges by Congressional Districts to make them more responsive to the local electorate and to give the local electorate representation in judicial administration and procedure. 12 For a bill to investigate and legislate to correct administra tive practices of State and Local governments in the matter of law; enforcements involving civil] rights of labor and minority} groups.