Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on January 6, 1971 · Page 4
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FOREST PARK REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 1971, PAGE 4 IN THE ROUGH? When the going gets tough, you'll be glad your car insurance is with us. Because our claim service is Cast and fair. With the personal service you need most. Don't let it slide; call us today, before you need us. .' ' 1 TIIJ lullir REICH & BECKER 52 Years of Service 7419 MADISON ST. 366-0010 READ The REVIEW Commonwea/fh Edison Seeks Additional Rate Relief Commonwealth Edison Company Wednesday announced it will return to the Illinois Commerce Commission early next year to seek additional rate relief. Chairman J. Harris Ward said the increase in revenues to be requested will be disclosed when proposed revisions in rate schedules are filed with the Commission next month. He said a rate increase of less than.five percent granted by the Commission earlier this year, after prolonged hearings, provided only a portion of the price adjustment nee'ded to compensate for the impact of shdrply higher costs. The increase, he added, was the company's first general price rise in 12 years _ and followed a series of rate reductions. , ' • ' "Although we have been .subjected'to unprecedented cost pressures," Mr. Ward said, "the average price of a kilowatt-hour to Edison residential customers is still less than it was 12 years ago. Our company's performance in the fight against inflation is second to none, but we cannot continue to meet higher and higher costs without also increasing (he price of,electric service." . Mr. Ward cited particularly the,extraordinary increases in construction, costs - from $200 million'for Dresden station's two 80ii,000 kilowatt additions when originally committed in 1965 to $670 million budgeted for two 1,078,000 kilowat units for the company's newly proposed LaSalle County station. He also pointed out that taxes, wages and interest costs are at or near all-time highs. "Our interest bill on debt in 1970 will be about $56 million more than it was five years ago and, reflecting the acceleration of cost increases, almost $37 million more than it was just two years-ago," he said. According to Mr. Ward, Commonwealth Edison's construction program for the five-year period 1970-1974, as now estimated, calls for a record outlay of $2-1/4 billion. The amount includes approximately $200 millipn for projects to improve environmental control in connection with electric power production. Among the Edison projects, for improving the environment are the installation of sulfur removal processes at State Line and Will County stations; new preclpitators. at Joliet and Waukegan stations; conversion of Ridgeland station to low sulfur oil; cooling lakes at Dresden, Powerton and LaSalle stations and a special intake-discharge system to preserve lake water quality at Zlon station. "Never hit a man when he's down. He may get up again." H ow do_you lo ok when you're out In the fun? Heading for snowy slopes. . .sunny climes. . .or (sob!) no winter vacation, just staying home? Wherever you go and "whatever you do, you'll look your best in any spot. . . when your clothes are spotlessly di;y cleaned by us. Let us perk up, brighten, up your winter wardrobe now. We pick up, deliver, Laundry & Cleaners 20% Discount Cash & Cgrry or) Dry Cleaning 7408 Harrison St. FO 6-0392 Corner Harlem & Washington Forest Park New Teachers by lody Henderson On January 4, 1971, two new teachers joined the faculty of the Forest Park Public Schools. I Mrs. Anne^Marie Moch became the first grade teacher at Field Stevenson School, replacing Mrs. Linda Pavlik. Mrs, Pavlik resigned to begin her own family. Mrs. Moch came to Forest Park with her -husband ^eter from Milwaukee./ Mrs. ; Moch has a Bachelor degree arid completed seven years of teaching exper- Jence at /the. elementary level. Mr. Richard J. Beneckebecame "tin 1 Middle Science teacher replacing Mrs: Cynthia Tyor. Mr. -•flenucke is a recent graduate of . Northeastern 'Illinois State College and will be starting his teaching career in Forest Park. "53 Minute March on Cerebdl Palsy" Mrs. Lorraine Paulsen (center), 1333- South Harlem, Forest Park and her daughter Mrs. Ronald Murray (right), met United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Chicago's 1971 Poster Child, fpur-year old Mary Kay Timm, and Mrs. Louis Goldblatt '(left) at .a recent volunteer's tea. Mrs. Paulsen is Chairman of the "53 - Minute March on Cerebral Palsy" in Forest Park and her daughter assists her. Mrs. Goldblatt is General Chairman of the four-county wide drive ad she met with volunteer leaders from the area to make final plans for the March which takesplace on Sunday, January 17. On that day more than 48,000 volunteers from Cook, Lake DuPage and Kane counties will take part in the annual door-to-door appeal for funds to support United Cerebral Palsy's program of direct services, research and education. , ' . ' Mary Kay symbolizes the 24,000 children and adults with cerebral palsy in the Greater Chicago area. LEGAL PUBLIC NOTICE .' CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION VILLAGE OF FOREST PARK, ILLINOIS The Forest Park Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will hold examinations to fill possible future vacancies in the Police Department of the Village of Forest Park, Illinois, on Wednesday, February, 3,, 1971. Applicants will report at the Field Stevenson School at 939 Beloit Avenue, Forest Park, Illinois at 7;00 P.M. Applicants must be citizens of the. United States of America, residents of the Village of ffprest-Park, Illinois have a high school. education or its equivalent, be of good physical health and meet the requirements of policemen as set forth in the rules and regulations pf the Fire and Police Commission. Applicants shall not be less than five feet nine inches in height and not more than six feet four inches. ,. - .....-' Applicants,, shall not weigh less than 145 pounds and not more than 210 pounds. ' v ; , Medical, physical, oral and Written tests will be give. Those who qualify will be eligible for : positions that offer excellent working conditions, pension \ipon retirement, and ,fu,ll Civil Service protection. Starting salary $8,400.00 "pq.r year with yearly increase and uniform- allowance. Applicants must be between 21 and 30 years of age. i " '•'/' > Applicants who'qualify will be notified when and where to appear for examinations, i ' ' .. • , Applications with/copies of instructions may be secured from the Village Clerks Office, Municipal' Building, Forest Park, Illinois after January 12, J1971 and returned not later than 4:00 P M January 28, 1971. \ • FOREST PARK BOARD OF FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS 1/G- 1/13- 1/20 Andi'ew J. Collis Secretary A PROVED; Thomas ScoHre-Chairmah Edward P. Toner-Treasurer

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