Box 15, Folder 5, Document 37

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Vol.
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-iurnber 7
October 26, 1968
Free Edition
--- Special---MODEL NEIGHBORBOOD I NC.
RECIEVES $6,000.00 GRANT'
MECHANICSVILLE NOT REPRESEP.TED
AT MA.SS CONVENTION
Model Neighborhood Inc., has reoieved
~6,000.00 in federal funds to help get
its proposed Shopping Center in Mechanicsville under way.
The Economic Development Administration grant will be used to find tenants
for the Shopping Center planned for the
corner of HcDaniel Street and Georgia
Avenue.
Model Neighborhood anticpate the
construction to begin in the very near
futur e .
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MODEL NEIGHBORHOOD I NC.
TO LAUNCH 11GET 11HTH IT"
Only 21 delegates claming residents
in the Mechnaicsville Community attended
the Mass Convention that was held at
Parks Jr. High School Sunday Oct -. 20th.
Was it because of the change ? This
Weekl y was previously notified that the
meeting was planned f or Oct 27th at the
same' place.
The Vice-Chairman of Mechanicsville
Model Cities Program reported at the
Convention, that over 300 had vote d in
3 of 10 ar ea blocks . . .here wer e they
Sunday during the Convent ion? Bus t r ansportation was provide d, but only l est
than a dozen rode this expensive vehicle.
(A. T .S.)
~rhy?
Mechanicsville, and the other Model
Cities Communitie s should be r epresented
It is no s e cret~ its a fact, commbetter in this important project, e specuni ty organizing is a al most compl et e
i ally since it will have an effectual i mpact to every res i dent l iving in the
f ailure as f or as Me chanicsville and the
entire s outh side Communities are involved.J~odel Citie s area. The small del egation
An attempt that i nevitably will succ- attendance do not constitue a quorum. By
eed is being pr oposed by Model Neighbor- the same t aken, othe r organizations with
hood I nc. and will be make known ver y soon.the s ame amount of member s ar e t ol d they
do not speak f or the peopl es, and this:
-lHHHHHHHHHHH!- small group is allowed t oo.
4~,,oe or
more r esidents sheuld not allow 315 doMECHANICSVILLE CENTER
gooder s t o make policie s f or t hem . And
HELPING GET JOBS.
that 315 should shar e whar they l earn
with t he t ot al community. The naxt meetAll unemployed men i n the Me chanicing i s expect ed t o be bet ter r epresent ed.
sville Community are asked t o go t o the
Center 389 Bass St . S •1nr. every Tuesday
9 a . m., t o 1 2 noon . A Georgi a State EmDEDICATION OF THE PRYOR STREET
ployment Service agent will hel p t hem get
SCHOOL STTTITDAY OC'I'OHER 27 4 -P. M
a job.
Efforts are presentl y being formalat Every ci t izen in At]anta, e specially
ed to get the unemployed femal es jobs.
t he parents of the school age children of
Plans are in the final stage to open the
Mechanicsville, that are enrolled at the
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,3ID.1- :M".A C CENTER CITIZENS NEIGHBORHOOD
ADVISORY COUNCIL APPROVES PROPOSAL
The C. N. A. C. (Citizens Ne ighborhood ,Adviscry Council 0f the Summerhill
EDIT~RIAL
RA PID TRI\NSIT & SCHOOL BOND
Mechanicsville Nei ghbor hood Service Cen-
t e r E . o. A), at its r egular monthl y meet
Aga in the Machine s uggests that a-ing made a recommendation that the Me ch- clear e r account nf the Rapid Tran~it and
th e Schr:,ol Br1nd proposals be brought t n
ainicsville C"lmmunity. Cente r be funded a s
prppos ed
the peopl e s b nth Prn and Con.
Be ca use of the dist ance and incrmv,:mi Only one side of t he is s ue s is reachence s tn r e sidents liv ing in Me chanicsvil- ing th e vnt e rs. Every t axpa ye r t hat was
I e , hav ing t o go to and from the sum-Mee
living in Atlanta, 1n t he l at e 30 1 s mro
Ce nte r and not a ble t 0 get service s with
the early l..i0 1 s have expe rienced urban and
out going t o Sum-Mee c ente r, agroup of r e-- sur~urba n transit• Tr...,lle y s e rvices from
sident s got t :-,get her and f ounded t he c ent- M~rietta , te Atlanta . East Point, Ha,pe-e r a nd plans f ,w it t o s e rve .1tll nf the
v i lle , College Pa rlj:, and De catur t.• AtIMechanicsville c ')rmnunit y ..
, anta effe r e d the s ame tran sport.'.1ti • n. T,s
· The f unds will enable the Center t 0
· get - fast er the pl a nne rs s uffe r ed the Meemplr;y a st aff t ') a ssist the v olunteers, tr"polis with EAi,re s swaiys , due north 75 &
and pay t he facility expense s. A com':re- 85, and s euth. Ea st & ne st I-20? ri iute s.
hens ive pr ogra m is already in procer . •
Lat e r a cir cumfe r ence r oute tha t ha s m :lt.
This will include Empl oyment, Depari. · ·.nt been c ompl et ed( I-285 ) • These multi- rnilTGf:- Fami ly and Children Se rvice RecreatiOnion dol l a r means ~f t ravel hc1ve not been
and S'lc i al Se rvice s , al s o H• me ' Managernent pa i d f nr, a nd poorl y pl a nned from its fir st
c 0nce ption should ~e i mproved, instead of
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' "' ,nc( DEDI CATION) f r~rn page 1
l arge City.
Pryer Street El e ment a ry School sheuld ,r·
The Ma chine r e ccmmends a City- wi de Pubwant t e attend the dedicat ion program
lie hearing at t he Civic c ente r , or at ~ha
tha t i s planned f0r Sunday oct•be r 27 ,
Cit y Auditorium before Novembe r 5th.
4 P . M. Mrs . Ca rrie M. Lace y is the 1:'rin- ¾-lHHH~
c ipl e .
Dr. John T7 • Letson Atlant a Fublic
HO\ TO GET RES I DENT PART IC I PATION'
Schonl Supe rintendant , will be the speakMn. 3
e r . Pa r ents and Teache rs will al se be en
The Organize rs will s a y, 11 I us e to
the program, ail r:mg with some nf the stu- live 0ve r here " . Be ca reful not to s a y
that. Als0 , Your s l um house s. The i gn~dent s attending the schnol .
r ant pe oples . Those burns . And, "l""e will c',.o



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~f approach willsurely ca use r e s entment,
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t he ve ry beg i nning . Aft e r that you '
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Cernmunity,
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be
t alked about pretty bad . ,Always l et
ga rment Mfg . f actory in t he
the
peoples
define their cha r a cter su.rfore November l et
rc,unding
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and
c onditinns. Appn,ach them
The fac\ ory will e mploy 13 or more
with
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feeling
t hat they a r e humans a nd
women. 28 have made a pplication fer the
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liga·nt.
Assist
them fn their plans-,
position ef p•we r sewing machine ope r atd"nt
plan
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r. l so the r e a r e se,cia-J.
ors . 18 a pplicants are living in t he
drunks
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and
ir:re
sp,ms
ible d runks @JJJ.ong the
M0del Neighborh~od Ar ea .
pr0fessional c itizens , just as there aire
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GO TO THE POLL AND VOTE
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YOUR SCHOOL r . T. A. NEEDS YOU . AND YCU
NEEDS YOUR P. Te A. BE A MEMBER NOP .
�MECHANICSVULE rs r.'EEKLY :WJ._CHINE
CHARLES FLUKER TAKES
KIDS TO TECH-TULANE
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LITTLE BIRD LITES ON MACHINE
Mpdel Neighborhood Inc. was donated
3fl ciimplimentary tickets t,., see Ga. Tech
play Tulane at Grant Field. Saturday
October 27, 1968 2:00 P.M.
Charles Fluker a young man wh0
re~ides at 731 Ira Street s.rr. volunteered tn take the youngsters t0 the game .
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AND SAID
I heard somebody say
'We have taken Rembert out of
Mechanicsvillen
Lets see what you are going to do now.
Several young men held a meeting
"'I wonder was it Rembert thnt they
at the Mechanicsvil+e Community Center
should have gotten rid nf."
thursday evening October 24, and elected officers 0f their club.
:That Model Ne ighborhood Inc. dning
"'lll say its doing fineu
Micheal Vincent President, Vernom
11See you ne:irt week"
Brandent Vice-President, Henry Bailey
,Bei'ore·- I go Tell Me --rnaJts
2-V ice and Richard "'alker 1J-a.o.. ·All :the
"Model Cities Mass Coff·entien?
0fficers and members lives in Me chan-:""'ho is the steering committee?
icsville.
Tell me so I can t ell othersu.
The club will be named at the
next meeting •Ted. October 30th.
- Flies AwayBOYS GROUP MET AND
ELECTED OFFICERS
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Bring Your car To ,. J89 Ba ss Street S ........
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GIRLS ELECT OFFICERS
FOR CLUB
Eleven young l adies met "~ed. evening at the Me chanj esville Community
Cent er 389 Bass s treet. and el ect ed
off icers for 68-69 t erms.
Mar estme Brunson President, Sarah
Milon sec., and Toamu Bell Sec.
The group will meet aga in ~ed Oct
30th at the center and name the club.
Any girls inter ested please attend.
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MECHANICSVILLE
BOYS
CLUB
EVERY
SPONSORS Y'EEK-END CAR~:A.SH
,.'EEK-END
6:3'0 A .. M. ~~- - - -5:30 P . M.
1:'1ASH &
DRY
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proceed~ goes t o the Club f or the
purpose of buying Sport equi pments
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