Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on October 7, 1970 · Page 4
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Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois · Page 4

Forest Park, Illinois
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Wednesday, October 7, 1970
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FOREST PARK REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1970, PAGE 4 The Fourth Branch By G. 0. Paeth Like a $2-an-hour gas station attendant who spends his even- Ings molding steel into a quick car for the Sunday afternoon dragstrlp, Chicago's Mayor Daley tuned up his Juggernaut of a Demorcratlc machine last Wednesday for the big race Nov. 3. The garage looked just like the Auditorium Theater. But the Mayor, master mechanic that he Is, doesn't win the big ones alone. He has a pit crew of aldermen, commltteemen, precinct captains and patronage workers standing by. And about 3,500 of the little guys, the ones that might chase after parts or a beer for the creator of a trlple-a-dragster, were on hand to hear the master plan. Bui don't think for one minute that this was an elite crew; this was a Chicago team with a few fragile suburbanites, trained to pull every eligible voter to the polls In their own bailiwicks of power. Like the drag racer who pays an entry fee for a shot at a gold-plated cup, they were ready to deliver the vote for the Mayor's candidates and the rewards would come later. There were sharkskin suited ItaJIans, Poles with the maehln- est's oil under their nails and Wlnnetkans with graying sideburns and horn-rimmed glasses that lent them their sought after professorial airs. And there were dark-eyed Irishmen, ruddy- faced after a day out-doors with city maintenance crews, semi- transient white Southerners wearing string ties and cowboy boots, and representatives of scores of other, less distinguishable segments of the population. And there were blacks. Hundreds and hundreds of Blacks. Some affluent, others newly so with flashy sport coats and $50 shoes. Many, In their bushy "naturals" appeared a bit embarrassed to be with the "man" for even one evening. Still others appeared to be a short step from relief roles. Each ward paraded through the Auditorium's main double doors with it's own band blasting an Indistinguishable march. The adrenalin was flowing and a Republican would have been devoured. And, for a few hours, ¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥ Singltones Enter Quartet Competition Providence-bound are the four members of the Village Vocal Chords known as the SINGLTONES, who will represent their chapter in International Quartet Competition on October 17 in "Little Rhody." Traveling with them is their director-coach, Ruth Cells. Members of the quartette are the Misses JoAnne DuBois and Betty Somogyl of Forest Park and the Misses Holly Hogrefe and Cynthia Jefferson of Westmont. The SINGLTONES were organized in April this year as a "pickup quartette" to sing one song on the VVC's annual show. Liking the sound they made together and the challenge of quartette singing, they decided to continue rehearsals and enter the International Competition of Harmony, Inc. this month. It will be the first competition for JoAnne and Cynthia. Betty and Holly were members of the 1964 championship "SCALE BLAZERS.' 1 Contestants are judged In five different categories by a panel of Certified Judges from S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A., Inc. Categories include Harmony Accuracy, Blend, Balance and Expression, Arrangement and Stage Presence, which Includes costuming. Each judge assesses each contestant Independently and results are not known until all scores are added. The winners are called the "Harmony Queens" and their official reign extends for a full year until the next queens are crowned. However, in barbershop harmony circles, "once a champion, always a champion" and the members of the winning quartette retain their title and may never again compete as a foursome, under the same name. Miss Somogyl will also attend Delegates' Meetings as the President of the Village Vocal Chords and Area Representatives' meetings for Area 4, Harmony, Inc. at the convention. The wc-contingent will travel to Providence on a special charter flight with many other Harmony, Inc. members from the Midwest, Including several other competing quartettes. while the Mayor and other Democratic candidates berated the opposition, vast differences between the little guys were forgotten. They had assembled to kick-off the campaign on a local level where the votes are. They were bound through the party to elect Stevenson, Elrod and Dunne and anyone else who wore a Democratic label. The issues meant nothing. Commissioned Ensign Navy Wave Ensign Gerda K, Borchert, Nurse Corps, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter H. Borchert of 1222 Circle Ave., was commissioned an Ensign upon graduation from the Naval Schools Command Officer Indoctrination Course for Nurses and Medical Service Corps at Newport, R.L >.»¥»»¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥ FIRE PREVENTION WEEK is October 4th thru 10th Be careful! Prevent loss! Save lives! THE PARK AGENCY 7525 Madison St. 366-2800 *-»»¥»<»» ¥»¥»¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥»¥¥¥»¥¥¥¥¥. IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR FOREST PARK RESIDENTS VILLAGE RULES & REGULATIONS 1. NO BAKBEQUE1NG ON BALCONIES. 2. NO OVERNIGHT PARKING ON STREETS. i 19-63 All night parking. ! No person shall park any vehicle on any street for i period of time longer than 30 minutes between the hours of 2 A.M. and 5 A.M. of any day, except physicians on emergency calls. ARTICLE V PARKING RULES 19-59. No parking places At any time it shall be unlawful to permit any vehicle to stand in any of the following places, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a policeman or traffic control device: 1. In any intersection. 2. In a crosswalk 3. Upon any bridge or viaduct, or In any subway or tunnel or the approach thereto. 4. Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty feet of a point of the curb Immediately opposite 1 the end of a safety zone. 5. Within thirty feet of a traffic signal, beacon, or sign on the approaching side. 6. Within twenty feet of any intersection or crosswalk. 7. At any place where the standing of a vehicle will reduce the usable width of the roadway for moving traffic to less than eighteen feet. 8. Within fifteen feet of a fire hydrant. 9. At any place where the vehicle would block the use ' of a driveway. \ 10. Within fifty feet of the nearest rail of a railroad J grade crossing. \ 11. Within twenty feet of the driveway entrance to any ' fire department station and on the side of the street opposite the entrance to any such station within seventy-five feet of such entrance when properly sign posted. 12. On any-sldewalk or parkway. 13. At any place where official signs prohibit parking. 14. On any street during and within eight hours of snow fall of one inch or more. 15. In any alley. 16. On private property without the consent of the owner of the property 17. From Harlem Avenue to the alley (west of Harlem) ^ and from Circle Avenue to the alley (east of Circle) 18. No parking except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays on 16th Street except for the areas covered under Item #17 of paragraph 19-59 of this code. 19. No parking at any time on west side of Harlem Avenue between Circle Avenue and Washington Street. 3. CURRENT VEHICLE STICKERS ARE REQUIRED WHEN RESIDENCE IS ESTABLISHED. 4. DOG LICENSES DUE MAY 1st. IT B UNLAWFUL FOR DOGS TO RUN AT LARGE, 5. FOR VOTING REGISTRATION INFORMATION CALL VILLAGE CLERK'S OFFICE - 366-2323. 6. NO LIVE CHRISTMAS TREES ALLOWED IN PUBLIC AREA OF BUILDING. Dedicate New VA Hospital At Mines Serving the state's million-and-a-half veterans from all wars, this ultra-mjdern $32 million VA hospital will be dedicated at ceremonies at Hines Sunday, Oct. 11. The public is invited to IIP event which begins at 1:30. The 15-story structure is a 1200 bed hospital with medical services in practically every field of medicine.

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