Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on January 27, 1971 · Page 3
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Forest Park, Illinois
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Wednesday, January 27, 1971
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FOREST PARK REVIEW, WEDNESDAY JANUARY 27, 1971, PAGE 3 LEGAL Public Notice Is hereby given that the Council ofthe Village of, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois will hold its regualr meetings during the calendar year of 1971 at 7:30-P.M. in the Council Chambers of the Village of Forest Park, 517 Desplaines Avenue, Forest Park, Illinois on the following dates; January llth & 25th February 8th and 22nd March 8th and 22nd April 12th and 26th May 10th and 24th June 14th and 28th July 12th and 26th August 9th and 23rd September 13th and 27th October llth and 25th November 8th and 22nd December 13th and 27th Signed: William R. McKenzle Village Clerk Consumers Want to Know What is the difference between a guarantee and a warranty? They are. the same thing, a promise in writing usually stating that the product is free from defects in materials or in workmanship. They protect the consumer against having to pay for repairs or replacement if the product proves to be defective within a specified length of time. What docs a guarantee look like? If there is no visible guarantee on a product, ask for one. If advertising mentions a 'guarantee', a copy of it must be available in writing. Some guarantees appear on a label affixed, to the product. Appliance guarantees are often printed as part of the use-and-care book. Major appliances may have a separate guarantee certificate. Be sure you receive a copy when you buy a product. How can j/ou tell if a guarantee is a flood one? If the guarantee answers these questions to your satisfaction, the chances are that it is a good one: Is the entire product or only certain parts covered? Is repair labor included? Precisely who is responsible for warranty repairs? Who pays shipping charges? What is the warranty period on the entire • product, and docs it differ for particular components? Will a substitute be provided during in-warranty repairs, and if so, by whom? AQUARIUS Jon. 21 to Feb. 19 Everything looks new and fresh, in the Age of Aquarius. That's how your clothes^can look, too! Because ours is the sign of better dry cleaning, you can brighten your future and your wardrobe. See Us! Laundry & Cleaners 0% Discount Cash 6V Carry on Dry Cleaning 7408 Harrison St. FO 6-0392 ~ Corner Harlem & Washington Forest Park Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Caprlottl of Broadview announce the engagement of their daughter, Linda, to Mr. Daniel Cotslrllos, son of Mr. Thomas Cotsirilos of Forest Park. Miss Capriotti Is a 1969 graduate of Proviso East High School'and Is currently employed as a secretary for McDonald's Corporation. Her fiance Is a 1968-graduate of Proviso East High School and Is currently employed as a used car salesman. The couple plans an October, 1971 wedding. Legion Auxiliary By Ethyl Schlupp Cold weather doesn't deter' members of Forest Park Unit, American Legion Auxiliary from meeting their obligations, which was evidenced by the good attendance of those members at Memorial Hall for the monthly meeting ofthe Unit. A good deal was accomplished during the morning session of the sewing of carpet rags, (or Mrs. Erna Brandt, Sewing Chairman was able to deliver 50# of these materials to the Veterans Craft Exchange for use of blind Veterans in the making of rugs. The continued interest of other than Unit members in the programs of providing goodies for the USO is appreciated by National Security chairman, Mrs. William Schlupp. Mrs. Mabel Schauberger and Mrs. Joseph Kern braved the cold to make delivery of homemade cakes for this purpose. Boxes of fresh fruit were provided with Unit funds for the USO. Representative delegates of the Unit will attend tho meeting of the 5th District of the American Legion Auxiliary on Thursday, January 28th at the headquarters, of Chas. Roth Post, 414 Lake St., Oak Park. Mrs. Joseph Stacy, President will convene the meeting at 8 o'clock. Get well wishes of Unit members are sent to Mrs. Edna Martens who is at present In the Oak Park Hospital. We all wish for her a speedy recovery to good health. 7,731 students hove completed diploma courses or single subjects under the guidance of the present owners of Freeman Business Schools. The skilk and the knowledge they gained have led .them to profitable careers or enriched lives. When are you starting a complete course or a single subject program—for YOUR future? Call 366-3623 7401 Madison Street Forest Park, III. FREEMAN BUSINESS SCHOOLS, INC. ' Ju>ton« of 7,731 Kathy Iverson 'Oak Park • Riv«r H.5. Fr««man Business School ' Junior Accounting* Court*. Job — Atsistant Accoun> lanlloraCPA. Larry Kaerchor our Ca itor as ay Those of you contemplating the purchase of a new car should know that eighty-two per cent of all new cars are sold at substantial discounts according to an article in the 1971 Buying Guide issue of Consumer Reports. "Hardly anyone pays full list price for a new car" says The Buying Guide. "A recent Federal Trade Commission survey disclosed that 71 percent of new cars are sold at discounts of $200 to $800 and an additional 11 percent are sold at discounts of $800 to $1,000. "The size of the discount you can get varies, not only with the time of the year, but also with the car model, the size of the dealership, the state of the economy t and many other factors", reminds the Consumer Report Guide. "A high volume dealer may settle for a relatively low profit but rarely for much less than $200. There are those that say the best time to buy a car Is the last day of the month when the agency salesmen are trying to meet their monthly quota. And some believe the best time to buy is any day in January or February when the weather is miserable and the car buyers are few. The buying guide article points out that If you know how much the dealer paid for the car, you know how much bargaining room you have and provides the following markup formulas which It says were in effect during the early months of 1971 sales. (By law, each new car must have a list price sticker pasted to Its window). "To figure dealer's cos^, first subtract the transportation charge from the bottom line of the price sticker. Then, for a compact or one of the new domestic sub-compact cars, multiply by 85 and divide by 100. For an Hermediate, multiply by 81.5 and divide by 100. Then add the transportation charge back in. The price will be very .close to the dealer's actual cost and will enable you to bargain knowledgeably with him" concludes the Buying Guide Issue of Consumers Reports. Speaking of cars, I have a friend who says "The way my wife drives, if we were Arabs, she'd come home with a dented camel." THE HISTORY OF VALENTINE'S DAY Cynical bachelors and little Ixvvn aren't the (inly om»K whn think Valentine's Hay is for the l)irdn — even romantics once thought so. In (net. at om> time nearly everyone believed that February 14 was the day most birds milli-d And though fact proved fancy false, the day stayetl set aside—at least for lovebirds Though not exclusively. Light hear ted loafers used Valentine's Day as a peaceful day to sleep, They t*w>k no chance that a common belief — that the first person of the opposite sex you saw became your loved one for the year — came true. No heartaches or aggravation for them. In the late 1700s. sweethearts began penning and decora ting cards, some so elegant and Ix'iiutiful. that now they are virtually museum pieces. Today's husbands and wives, even those decades past the courting stage frequently exchange holiday gifts as a continuing token of affection. One sweetheart of a gift that scores a strike every time is a howling ball for the special sportsman or sportswoman in your life. A Dick Weber All-Pro howl- i ng ball, the professionals' choice, is a sure way to score with your favorite male. And for the gals, an 1 AMFIite ball in a striking choice of colors, is a sureshot favorite. However you observe it. Valentine's Day is a lovely time for the expression of love. And there's no time like tht' present to bestow the present! Forest Park Newcomers Club The Forest Park Newcomers Club held their first meeting of 1971 on January 19th at the First United Church of Christ starting at 8:00 p.m. Guest speaker was Mrs. Cohen from the Proviso Family Service. The lecture was on the mental health program which is offered by the service to anyone from the community who is in need. A question and answer period followed. Refreshments were enjoyed by all. We'd like to welcome new member Vlra Volker who was gracious enough to become our Refreshments Chairman. The next coffee will be at Carol Hacker's house at 1430 Marengo Ave. on January 27th at 8:00. Guest speaker will be Mrs. Legged who is head of the volunteer workers at Oak Park Hospital, ' All women who are newcomers to Forest Park or longtime residents who are interested In welcoming newcomers, are invited to attend. For information or transportation, call: Mary Jackson at 366-0582 or Carol Sculles at 771-8997. C-ara of I wish to thank the members of the Rescue Division of the Forest Park Fire Department for their kindness and gentleness which they showed me on the day they took me to the Loyola Hospital. I am now back in my own apartment, still recuperating, and would be so very happy to have my friends stop by to see me. I also wish to thank the Knorkers Club for the generous Christmas gift they sent me and I also wish to thank my many other friends for their thoughtfulness and kindness to me during my stay In the hospital. ... ,.MUdr.ed,Mpe,lJer ,.,.

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