Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on November 18, 1970 · Page 6
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FOREST PARK REVIEW. WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 18. 1970. PAGE 6 ^JalK of Jhc Uown \ I 1 . C 1 I ' by .Jackie J>onulz Congratulations to newlyweds Mr. and Mrs. E. Helmick. Mr. Helmlck is the Director ofSocial Services at Altenheim. The folks at Altenheim have another exciting event in the offing. Mrs. Bertha Leitz will celebrate her 101st birthday November 27thl Don't you think it would be a good idea If we all sent congratulations to her that day? What a remarkable feat - surviving this planet for 101 years. What staminal And on the other end of the time tunnel, belated Happy Birthday to some fine young people about town, Emile Smith - November 6th, Bill McKenzie Nov. 8th and Jane Lentlnl Nov. 12th. Sincere get-well wishes to Virginia Sybilla, secretary to Lloyd Lehmann. Virginia is in Oak Park Hospital. Alice Conway, we're happy to say, is doing well after_her recent hospital sojurn. Our talented neighbor, Bob Smith, is performing with the Lyric Opera again this season. He opened with "Der Rosenkavalier", is now appearing in "Billy Budd" (based on Herman Melville's novel of the forces of good and evil), and will soon be seen and heard in Gianni Scicci, that's pronounced "Johnny Skeekie", through December 15th. Between performances, Bob is teaching in a special program for gifted rliildren at the Schubert School in Chicago, silk-screening wallpaper and shades for his huge new home and designing and creating clothes for his lovely wife Gerry and charming daughter Erika. WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN BUYING A TV SET TV or not TV That is the question Many families arc asking ii m deciding whether to get an additional TV scl After corning up with an affirmative answer, then go ing down to the store to shop, many buyers suddenly realize that they really don't have a clear picture of what to look for What makes one TV set better than another' 1 What are the signs of quality to check for' 1 Kven among the finest sets there are important differ iici's. but consumer aulhori res o(ICr N-fi helpful hmt.s 1 Compare the square inch es of actual picl ure pr< by ill' 1 television scree manufacturers must s| television si/.es accord i the actual viewing area, lhan the si/.e of the p vided All ecifv g (0 •Hher c tu re tube This is a Federal Trade Commission requirement. '2 Ask about l.ho voltages used on the picture lube H determines the brightness and clarity of your picture. The higher the voltage, usually the FLASH! Mary Schmidt of Hannah Avenue has her eleveniu & eat- grandchild! Elisabeth Mary Schwet>l finally made the scene on Friday the Thirteenth. The six pound four ounce little procrastinator is the daughter of Carl and Judy Schwebl of Heal Estate ami Newspaper fame and the sister of Laura and Steven. Elisabeth's maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. M.G. Kauth of North Riverside. Have you dropped in to see us in our elegant new headquarters? Carpeting, panelling, grass wallpaper, oil paintings. Such class dollink -- we don't even speak to each other. We even have a real table to sit around and eat from. Hooray for Bill McKenzie, young Bill McK. and Carl Schwebl for the long, laborious hours they spent to make it look so lovely. Friends of the Library promise a most enjoyable evening Thursday, November 19th beginning at 8:00 P.M. The Birkholzes will show slides and give a narration of the highlights of their summer trip to Rome, London, Paris, Amsterdam and both Berlins. It's an inexpensive way to travel and get to know the \iorld. I've been doing it that way for years. So come and bring your friends. For every boy and girl ...America's most famous TV clown. Now a soft, cuddly 16" tall doll. In full color, just like Big Ronald. $«00 I plus 420 DESPLAINES FOREST PARK. ILLINOIS li( , bolter the picture The you buy should have a! | 1.000 volts for each diag inch of viewing area present 25-inch sot with or technical refinements. example, should b;nv proximately 21 ,M)n 25,000 volts for a \ v ,,|] defined picture. .'1. Automatic color com n»i and automatic noise mver ii- f are important for good <,,!<,. reception. Presel fine tumi^ allows setting of the rh,tnn'>1 once and does ;iway u it h constant fiddling with the S( .| In some top quality color seu such as those made by TH«dyne Packard Bell, then- ,,i. electronic provisions i--. t \\ t -,\ automatic frequency mm mi (AFC) or automatic fine lun ing (AFT) that does the I'm. tuning for you These dev» t are to color TV what AF( i to FM radios, locking m tin best picture electronical I \ and automatically. •1. Manufacturers ,ir<- i ui rently in ;i race to .irbi<-<.. higher color picture bngh 1 ness levels. Ask to' view hl.n matrix type color i >il>. those I hat combine imp i »\ > •• phosphor with a new pm< .- . lhat surrounds (he s< re. •<. nearly one million tm> i|< ,i with a black coating lil.n . matrix or .surround itfii-i brilliance, color pun I y ,im! color fidelity not found conventional tubes. f>. For added convenim. . the set should have a remni' control ready feature, win wireless controls available .it time of purchase or later G. Check noise level I-'n- 1 make sure that you aln-.nH have a good antenna and an receiving a clear signal Tun to an unused channel in yni' area. If there are little dots m snow, the ratio between IHHM and picture is good II \ m. see big snowballs, the ralm out of whack. 7 Basic controls .should U easy to reach. This mclud- on oft, volume and eh. mm i selectors for both UHF H..I VHF All sols should h.,vr , control for c<ilor mtenM' <, and one for hue even tlmm;) the set maker states thai \n-> will like his "pre-set" nicum without further adju.simci.i H. Consider the f urn it un styling of a table model m . console. A television set IH>U is a functional part ol i room's decor and should l» bought with its appearance n. mind. 9. Check the cabinetry f<n craftsmanship. IK the my I inn attractive'.' Is the finish clean and rich? Do the appoint men Is, such as grill cloih blend with -the rest of the set Is the design something you can live with as a fine piece <>! furniture for a number ot years? 10. Don't let the electronic* terminology confuse you Transistors ure smaller than tubes and permit use of print ed circuits. This is a space saver. Transistors cut down on heat and thus lengthen the life of parts. So don't make an impulsive purchase. Attune yourself in these TV tips and your choice is bound to get a good reception. Card of Thanks Our sincere thanks and appreciation to our many relatives and friends for their floral offering and memorials. Also to Past*-/ A. Wulff, Forest Park American Legion #414 and Zimmerman ami Son for services rendered in cut receat bereavement. Mrs. Alma D. Mesrke, Mr. &Mrs. Knoroltmill. Moske and Meseke Card of Thanks Many thanks to the Forest Pai^ Fire Department for its promptness in answering my call and !<•: the efficiency and courtesy uftln officers in taking my husband t the hospital on November 7,197''. Mrs. Fred Stucbn>:

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