Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on September 30, 1970 · Page 8
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Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois · Page 8

Forest Park, Illinois
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Wednesday, September 30, 1970
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FOREST PAftK RfivlEW," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3'0. 1970, PAGE 8 Personal I,ADY ARE YOU BORED? BrinR excitement into your life In the form of barbnrshop har- niony. There are no bored baritones In OUR chorus. Call 771-54C5 Family Welfare Plan Endorsed Bv Industry The Niitional Assoriat ion 'it' M.-miil.-icturers endorsed in principle the Family Assistance Plan of I lie welfare re- I'orni measure now before Conri-ess. Houcver, I he NAM m-K't'd that the effective date of the hill, now set for ,ln|y I. I'.ITl. lie postponed ill least six months anil preferably one year. A. I.. Boltnn. ,)r.. Chairman of the NAM's (Jove, nmerit Operations / Kx]ien<litures Committee and President of Bolton-Kmerson. Inc.. Lawrence. Mass.. .stated that the work incentive feature of the legislation could be streriRth- ened by several amendments, some of which have already been proposed by the Administration. Changes Needed The NAM witness snid the Association endorses the basic principles incorporated in Title 1 of H.R. 16311 as a promising approach to the reduction of welfare dependency. However, the NAM recommends a number of modifications and changes. Because food stamps add to the income of recipients without r e q u i r i n jr c o m m e n s u r a t e work effort, Mr. Bolton suggested that the stamp program tie phased out over a period of five years. He further suggested that anyone directly involved in a labor dispute—that is, on strike should be ineligible for benefits under the Family Avsjstam-e Plan and that the :«i percent reimbursement to the states for supplementary payments should bo omitted. Job Training The NAM believes that tin' overall goal .should be li> equip all citi/.ens through education, lob training and development ,,(• personal m- ' >-;il jves l'> become more active' participants n, our •'onety and the enterprise -ysteni Then-tore, (he Asso> i:it ion ft-.-U that the stress on the provision of child care lor families where the re- ••|'oii-.iliie adult is rei-eivirig loli training, or is working. K ol part iciilar importance. Hk'vclf Croup Sets Standards American bicycle manufacturers have adopted it set of industry-wide safety and performance standards to assure consumers of it bicycle designed to meet today's transport ill i on and recreal ion needs. .Members of the Bicycle Manufacturers Association have pledged to niitnufacture every model of their complete line of regular bikes In rneel the new standards as a condition of continued membership in the association. The (' S. Test nix ('ompany will certify that each model tested meets or exceeds the standards, no later than .July 1, 1!)71. •> IV.[ LA---1-.T e 1'liu, l[ . ,.1 I. Royal Neighbors By Helen Drummond Forest Camp #7662, Rnyal Neighbors of America, will hold (heir annual card party on Monday, October 5th at 7;30 P.M. at the Forest Park Park Building, Harrison and Beloit Ave. Prizes and refreshments for all. Ladies Auxiliary K. of C. Thursday, October 8th, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 815 Marengo Ave., Forest Park, the Ladies' Auxiliary, Knights of Columbus, Fr. Setter's Council #1278 will hold a rummage sale. Bargains in household items, clothing, jewelry, untensils, etc. will be offered. Anybody wishing to help a worthy cause by adding anything at all to this collection need only call 366-0646 or 3663733 and donations will be picked up. Merchandise may also be dropped off at 815 Marengo Ave., in time for the rummage sale. Little League Women's Auxiliary By Gloria Locash The next meeting of the Forest Park Little League Women's Auxiliary will bp held on Thursday, October 1, 1970. We need all the members at this meeting as we will be having elections for the offices of vice-president and treasurer. Will the women who still have money out from (he candy sales please turn their money In at this meeting so we can close the books on the candy sale. Games will be played and prizes won and refreshments served. See you all there at 8:00 sharp! "Government spending gives you an idea why laws are railed bills." Village Council Proceedings COUNCIL -MEETING - SEPT. 28 The Village Council approved of (wo -l-flats at 1440 MarongoAve. on recommendation of the Zoning Board. It was accepted by (he council to liave Seneca Petroleum Co., the low bidder, al $72,4-18.35, for Hannah Avenue paving and lighting project. The Forest Park Women's Club voiced its opinion on the possibility of the Naval Ordnance Plant becomingaprivateindustry plant. This was done by a le(ter to the council. The council's reply was "they have no voice in the matter". "Senators and congressmen have tried on a federal level". The Cook Counly Department of Public Health reported our water is again safe for drinking. All bids for squad cars were rejected and the council will re- advertise. An ordinance permitting erection of two 4-unlt buildings at 935 Elgin was passed by the council. A resolution setting forth payment plan of $5,000 a month plus 7% interest to George D. Hardin bill on water improvement program. Resolution was passed with payments to begin Oct. 1st. Comm. Rizzo reported he would like to have warning lights on Harrison and Elgin plus a school zone sign at St. Bernardine's school. All (Ills for added safefy for school children crossing (ho streets in that area. The Traffic and Safety Comm. will investigate and report back. Cotnm. Rizzo also suggested to property owners to please cut the weeds growing in empty lots, Comm. Sansone reported "For 3-1/2 years, I have been reporting the lousy lighting problem. Someday we might get a windfall and get new wiring and lighting". "As usual, the rainstorms create a lot of trouble." Citizens in the audience asked for an investigation of dogs bark- Ing In a plant on the south side of town plus a cut in the cost of vehicle tags to senior citizens. Both matters are under Investigation. 5th DISTRICT CITIZENS FOR SENATOR HOWARD R. MOHR P.O. BOX 56 FOREST PARK, ILLINOIS 50130 TO THE PEOPLE OF FOREST PARK: We have a very important job to do on November 3rd We mus t see to it that given the biqgest vote Forest Park. our State Senator, Howard Mohr of confidence ever recorded in This is tee are help. going to take a lot of work more than willing to do it. but we on the commit- What we need is more We need help from people who are willing to visit with their neighbors and friends to show that Senator Mohr's performance in office has earned him the support of Republican and Democratic voters alike. We need help from ceople who are willing to hold small district meetings in their homes. We also need help from people who are willing to display MOHR bumper stickers or window signs. In short, we need all the help we can get. Those who might be saying "Mohr is a cinch to win" should be advised that there are large slices of the 5th District where voting habits are such that a runaway race is simoly out of the question. That means we must give him a wide margin in other areas and where better to start than in Forest Park. If you'd like to join in the effort, I would appreciate hearing from you. My phone number at home is 771-7715, and the mailing address is given above. As former Mayor and now State Senator, Howard Mohr has been good for Forest Park. He deserves our unqualified support and we are going to make every effort to see that he ge ts i t. Sincerely, 5th DISTRICT CITIZENS FOR SENATOR HOWARD MOHR Sam J. Gillian, Forest Park Coordinator ) ) )

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