Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on January 13, 1971 · Page 6
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Forest Park, Illinois
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Wednesday, January 13, 1971
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FOREST PARK REVIEW. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, M71, PAGE'6 VOTE for Edward R. Lambke for Commissioner HONEST SINCERE LOYAL 36 years of age, married, fattier of three children. Life long resident of Forest Park A Illinois Bell Telephone Co. engineer. President of The Forest Lions Club. President of St. Bernardine Men's Bowling League. Keep our Village Progressing LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Dear Editor: An open letter to the people of Forest Park. I would like to hear from former classmates that knew me when I lived at 439 Thomas Ave., classmates from Garfield School and Grant-White School from which I graduated in 1911. I would also like to hear frommembersof St. John Lutheran Church of which I have been a member over 40 years and a member also of St. John's Men's Club. • I would also like to hear from veterans of World War I or n. I was a former member of. Post 414 American Legion, Lincoln Barracks, WWI Vets. Also a member of Navy Club .- Oak Park, U.S. Marine Corps League of May wood (now defunct). I was a member of the Forest Park and Oak Park Chamber of Commerce when I had a sign shop at 7602 Madison St. (Suburban Signs). I have worked and lived, half of my life in Forest Park. A visit or card is better than medicine. I had a stroke in April 1968 and I don't drive Or work anymore. I am housebound and it gets kind of lonely once in a while. Ed Lasch (an old timer) LEGAL PUBLIC NOTICE . LEGAL CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION VILLAGE OF FOREST PARK, ILLINOIS The Forest Park Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will hold promotional examinations for Captain and Lieutenant of the ' Fire Department, on February 3, 1971 at 7-.00 P.M. at the Field Stevenson School, 939 Beloit Avenue Forest Park, Illinois. This examination will be held to fill possible future vacancies in the Forest Park Fire Department. Applicants members of the Forest Park Fire Department who qualify will advised the Board of Fire and Police and Commissioners of their intentions of taking the examinations not later than January 39, 1971. 1/6- 1/13- 1/20 APPROVED: FOREST PARK BOARD OF FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS Andrew J. Collis Secretary Thomas Scolire-Chairman Edward P. Toner-Treasurer Newcomers The Forest Park Newcomers will hold their annual Installation Luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 17th at Homer's Restaurant, 7340 Madison St. Cocktails will be served at 12:00 and lunch will follow at 1:00 p.m. The next meeting will be January 19th at the First United 'Church of Christ, 1000 Elgin. The meeting will start at 8 p.m. Speakers will be from Proviso Family Services which is a newly formed office offering help to all. residents of Proviso Township. This should be very interesting! Won't you come and join us? The date for the spring fashion sliow will be April 17th at fiicnard's Ball Room in Berwyn. Ladies, mark your calendars now so you don't forget. CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs. Harry Mott on the birth of her 8 Ib. 2 oz. baby girl, Cindy, born January 8th in Puposky, Minn. Glenda if an alumni of the club who moved in the fall. The Newcomers invite ALL WOMEN who are newcomers to Forest Park and long time residents who are'interested in welcoming newcomers. For information or transportation call Mary Jackson at 366-0582 or Carol Sculles at 771-8997. . . . Library News "It's a different world" - this expression, often heard these days, is the theme of an important new book FUTURE SHOCK by Alvin Toffler. He presents a very thorough, startling and somewhat alarming account of what happens to people overwhelmed by change, how they adapt, or .nay fail to adapt to the future. Many will find it increasingly painful to keep up with the incessant demand for changethat characterizes our time. Kenneth Boulding says "Almost as much has happened since I was born as happened before". This is probably true for people sixty years or older. The author divides the past 50,000 years into 800 lifetimes of about 62 <years each. Of these about 650 were spent in caves, the rest in grop- ings toward civilization as we know it, the industrial revolution and now the super-industrial state. The greater part of the book is used to document this process of transience and accelerated change. In our throw-away society, it ismoreeconomictothrow away the dishes than wash them (in airplanes and trains so far) to rent housing, furniture, linens, cars than own them, to makenew acquaintances than remember the old ones, and so on. In 1968 some 9500 new items were introduced in the consumer packaged-goods field, few of these met their sales target, the rest were silently killed oK and forgotten. New products sweep in like the tide. Job mobility is another characteristic of the times, people being transferred regularly from one area to another. No time to get involved in local affairs because one won't be there long enough to see what happens. (IBM means to some: I've been moved). When the author comes to the family - once the haven for the bruised and battered individual seeking support and comfort, he has "a field day". Some innovations discussed as the family unit breaks up are childless marriages, serial marriage (a series of successive temporary marriages, the new birth technology, communes, geriatric group marriages, post-retirement child- rearing, professional parenthood and other changes. The term "future shock" is used to describe the distress, both physical and psychological, that arises from an overload or over stimulation of a-human being's adaptive system; Much more study is needed on the subject of adaptation to stress. Many ' persons resist change, retreat to another century in their outlook, some become ill, some choose suicide and some adapt happily and freely. How to cope with tomorrow closes the book. It may be borrowed 'from the Forest Park Public Library. Vivacious Leslie l ! g(!uma, international singing star and Hroad- ^wuy-TV favorite, joins thc'grow- parade of celebrities against cancer. She urges everyone to support the 1970 Crusade of the American Cancer Society by lighting cancer with a checkup and a check. lalK of 1 lie lown by Jackie Schutz 366-4685 Surely the most wonderful gift received by anyone this Christmas was the one that came to the HEREAU household. They got their son and brother for seven days! JOE flew in from Thailand to Hickham Field, Hawaii, to the mainland. Part ol his journey included a 490 mile hitchhiking jaunt with 40 different drivers! Then he phoned home for money. He arrived ragged, tired and happy, bounded up the front stairs two and three at a time. Before leaving Bankok, Joe had spend three days looking lor MIKE MOHR, but they missed connections. His mom, MARY HEREAU tied a five-inch ribbon around her prize package and sent him to ROSE ANN DE MARIO'S. Ah! Such sweet surprises happen only to the very young. TOM and MARY had a big party for Joe's friends. Before he left, Joe took a long look at his block, all done up Christmas lights and wreaths and said its the most beautiful spot on earth. You have to agree. In 2-1/2 years Airman 1st Class HEREAU will be back with us. JOE HEREAU . , Happy 80th Birthday to WALTER KIN who celebrated the occasion with his family at the Swedish Manor in Hillside. PRESIDENT and MRS. RICHARD NIXON sent their best wishes in a letter to MR. KIN. Also honoring him were MR. ANP MRS. JOHN KALINSKI of Forest park, MR. AND MRS. TED KALINSK,! of Berwyn, MR AND MRS HENRY KALINSKI, SR. of Elk Grove Village, MR. AND MRS. HENRY KALINSKI, JR. of Addison and their children MICHAEL and DONNA, the LOUIS F. BREHMERS (LA VERNE BOLTZ) their children CYNTHB, PAMELA and JEANETTE. the Brehmers are now living in Naperville. JOHN and ANNA KALINSKI of Maywood were also there and last but not least-HERMAN and RUTH BOLTZ of Wheaton with their son and daughter DAVID and ELLEN. ED STROSCHEIN • We received word of a V.F.W. "Hot Shot". It's ED STROSCHEIN of the V.F.W. Bowling League who has led his team to 14 consecutive victories. This is a record for the leaffue. Ed's aeent said Ed will be available for autographs at the V.F.W. Clubhouse, Good-bye and Good luck to two long-time (over 50 years) residents of. Forest Park. HARRY AND MARIE CHRBTENSEN have moved to warmer climate in Auburn, Alabama. There they'll be with their daughter and her husband MARILYN AND WARREN JOHNSON. PAMELA and DAVID BLICKHADA are the happy parents of a sweet little 5 Ib. 11 oz. girl who was born December 31st. They'd be happy anyway, but as you can see the considerate and frugal Miss KRISTINA ANN arrived in time to save them a buck! MARK (BOO-BOO) BISHOP.sonof BERT and MAE BDSHOPof Lathrop Avenue was elected Pledge Trainer by the members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Milliken University, Decatur. MARKisa sophomore majoring In Marketing. He also sewed as Steward, Assistant Treasurer, and Treasurer and is a member of Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity. MARK was a 1969 graduate of Proviso East. Remember to call with your news or drop it off at the "Review". , Thanks to Johnny Sansone and Josephine for the "tips" this week.

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