1955 may 29 mcgrogan, mary therese
i t y on S. to A of capacity e he Finance return become of St. Barnabas Slxlh Graders Show if^HKÂ«^Â«i Sixth grade girls in St. Barnabas school, W. 101st st. and S. Longwood dr., their accomplishments as seamstresses at a class hobby show. Shown looking at handiwork are, left to right, Mary Jo Drobka, 12; Nancy Gallagher, 11; Christine Wheeler, 11; Elizabeth Male, 12. and Mary Therese McGrogan, 12. , jus, Enameling costume jewelry is the hobby of Elaine Solan, 12, left, granddaughter of William H. McDonnell, publisher Legion Opens 6 Swap Comic Book' Drive In an effort to promote good reading habits among young people, the Third district American American Legion auxiliary is conducting conducting a series of "comic book swaps." Invitations to exchange their comics for worthwhile books have been issued to children through public and parochial schools. At the first "swap" held recently recently in Illiana post, 125 children children brought in 1.960 comics, 850 oi which were found to to of the Southtown Economist, and Ann Barry, 11. The girls ' of the objectionable examine intricately enameled earrings. | Some youngsters turned in as - , , . , . . , . , , . In addition to their regular officers course of studies, boys and girls the sixth grade at St. Barnato Sc ^ oo i 7 w. 101st st., spend one afternoon each week work- Two Groups Joined 111 Danien Ave. Truck Fight Highland Improvement Association Association and North Beverly 1m- many as 100. A good book -.vas given in exchange for 10. Funds for the new approved books w e r e contributed units of the district, the Third council of American Leto 10 in S on their hobbies. Last Thurs- j provcment A s s o c i a t i o n have I giorij a n d by v a r i o u s publishers vited other classes to view their of 'accomplishments. day, they culminated the year's i joined in a campaign to restore activities with a hobby show and j load limit signs to S. Damen | by the If the 45 boys and fiirls did not have a hobbv -when school ave., between W. 79th st. and W. i,7th st., to ban trucks of more than 5,000 tons, Mrs. Eleanor opened in September, they were! Kagann, 8019 S. Hermitage ave., soon encouraged to find one by the enthusiasm of fellow classmates. classmates. Besides the one afternoon per week in school, the student^ ] devote manv hours at home pursuing their hobbies. Some of the hobbies include wood carving, leather working, to j C O p p er working, enameling, sevv- re- . a n d s h i p b u i l d i n g cither n a n d c a r v c d or f r o m k i l s _ idca behind a l l o w i n g class periods for hobbies is 1o on- president of the Highland group, announced. The t\vo improvement associations associations will seek to have S. Hoyne ave., paved as a new route lor the heavy trucks. Five thousand ton load limit signs on S. Damen ave., were removed removed three weeks ago by order of Judge Cornelius Harrington in Circuit Couit, who granted a temporary i n j u n c t i o n a l t e r hear- courage students to make good ln " evidence by rnanuiacturcrs ol the aiea that the signs were of children's books who were contacted by Mrs. Ray B. Jackson. Jackson. 10857 Avenue G, child wel- lare chairman. Mrs. Herbert Peters, 10853 Avenue H, district press chairman, chairman, said of the comic book problem: | "If there is any one crime be- ing waged against the youth o our country, it is the crime of I providing the type of material! found in many of the comic' strips and books which are so easily accessible to children today. "It is the duly of parents to place in the hands of their children the type ol literature they should icad to make them belter citizens and assets to their communities."