Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on February 10, 1971 · Page 3
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•/•» „ f. „ FOREST PARK REVIEW. WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 10. 1971. PAGE 3 SANTO "Sandy" RIZZO for COMMISSIONER is an Independent Candidate * INDEPENDENT of POLITICAL ALLIANCES is not Independent of the Citizens of Forest Park HE NEEDS and WANTS YOUR SUPPORT Re-elect the Man \vho Has Proven his ABILITY to SERVE ALL the People of Forest Park Your VOTE for SANTO RIZZO on FEBRUARY 23rd is a VOTE for FOREST PARK NINTH NAME on the Primary Ballot *?- take a tip from FLOWERS Little things mean so much to a woman. Why not surprise your sweetheart ' t with her favorite flowers on VALENTINE'S DAY? Beautiful arrangements, long stemmed blooms, corsages. 7201 ROOSEVELT RD. 366-2261 HOURS: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. 9 to 5 Sunday 9 to 4 Closed Wednesdays Odds and En ale St. Bernardlne Mother's Club announces Its first annual Odds n' Ends Sale Friday, February 19 from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the'Rarest Park Park District warming house, east of the main building. Many useful articles, Including pots and pans, dishes, clothing and used furniture will be on sale. There will also be a table of "new" items. Be his Queen of Hearts with a wardrobe so spotless and fresh. We'll help you capture his admiration by dry cleaning and finishing your clothes beautifully. Laundry £?• Cleaners ,'20% Discount Cash & Carry on Dry Cleaning 7408 Harrison St. FO 6-0392 Corner Harlem & Washington Forest Park Member of Augustana Concert Band Frederick J. Becker, sophomore at Augustana College, Rock Island, is a member of the Augustana Concert Band which will leave Feb. 2C for a 10 - day four through .five midwestern states. The 1971 season will be concluded by a guest appearance at the Iowa Bandmasters' Association convention in DCS Moines on May 28. Augustana Is the only out-of-state band selected to perform for the Iowa Bandmasters. Frederick is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerhardt Becker, 612 Hannah Ave., Forest Park. our Editor S as Larry Kaercher FOREST PARKERS for RIZZO ••••• Named to Deans List Ninety-seven students at George Williams Cnllegi.', Downers Giove, 111., eurni'ii the honor, of being ranked on tlio Dean's List for the fall quarter. Among tin 1 50 undergraduate and 38 'graduate students is: Jay F. Wilson of 315 DCS Plaint's Ave., Forest Park, Illinois. Jay is a graduate student majoring in social work. To qualify, undergraduates must carry at least 14 quarter hours and graduate students 10 quarter hours with a grade point average of 3.50 or. higher on a 4.0 scale. Did you know "STRIKES" such as the recent General Motors' walkout affect your pocfcetbookln areas you are not aware of? Startling as It may be, the Federal Government aids and abets the excessive use of the strike weapon! "Here's The Issue" a publication of the Chamber of Commerce of The United States recently reported "Food stamps were distributed In large quantities to many of the 343,000 workers Involved in the General Motors Strike". One worker who paid $18 for stamps with which he could buy $162 worth of grt>c- _ eries commented, "They can't starve us out now that we are getting these food stamps, we can go on forever." The Chamber of Commerce magazine adds this revealing statement. "In the case of the General Electric strike, strikers and their families received public assistance In the amount of $5 million per week at one point in the strike!" The U.S. Chamber concludes "The growing use of food stamps to weigh the scales of favor of one side during the collective bargaining process will sooner or later force Congress to face the problem squarely. Union Advocates of various kinds will disagree vehemently but many of us are sick and tired of reading about and hearing about strikes of one kind or another, all loo prevalent in the recent months. One of these days it could be the unions will strike themselves right out of existence. Too many people, too often, are indirectly seriously affected by one kind of strike or another. One group in particular is our senior citizens, living on fixed incomes. Unions have played an important part in the growth of this great country of ours and then- is no doubt they have increased the standard of living and bettered working conditions for their members. Now they can do more by "holding the line" against inflation and (lit recession, • not only for their members but for the general public a.s well. . ' Mayor Witt Meets With Gov. Ogilvie Mayor Earl R. Witt, President of the Proviso Township Municipal. League and the mayors of eleven towns of Proviso Township, attended a meeting with Gov. Richard Ogilviv held at the Holiday Inn in Hillside on Tuesday, February 2nd. It was a very productive meeting. Among the items discussed were- REVENUE-SHARING FEDERAL INCOME TAX FLOOD CONTROL HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE HOME RULE . . SALES TAX TAKEN OFF FOOD AND DRUGS POLLUTION GARBAGE DISPOSAL ' COMMUNICATIONS Mayor Witt and the other 12 mayors of Proviso Township towns have a closely knit group that finds it to the benefit of all the towns to take Joint action on problems and projects involving the towns of Proviso Township. . The meeting with Gov. Ogilvie was very fruitful in that the subjects discussed were of vital interest to the taxpayers of Proviso Township. i _ : ———————™_^__^_^^__ Legion Auxiliary Donations I Mrs. Frieda Hinz, Chaplain of j Forest Park Unit, American Le! gion Auxiliary has proposed a do| nation of money by this Unit for the yearly contribution made to the Chapel of the Four Chaplains located at Temple University in Philadelphia. Many are familiar withthestory; of the four armed services Chaplains who gave their lives in the sinking of the SS Dorchester, during World War II, in order to j save the lives of four young servicemen. The Chapel is a memorial to the faith of these men of God of different Faiths. Three altars - Catholic, Jewish and Protestant are located in the Chapel, which proclaim the unity of Americans under one God. ,***** Mrs. Stella Sutton, Child Welfare chairman of the Unit is preparing suitable items for the celebration of Washington's birthday for the 12 boys who reside in Washington Cottage in the Soldier and Sailor's Children School located In Normal, HI. Each holiday is celebrated with Attention Residents of the GOO block of Elgin Ave., Forest Park! Come to the Hager's home, 617 Elgin on February 14th (Valentine's Day) at 7:30 p.m. to meet your candidate for commissioner, Friedhelm Marunde. Cake and coffee will be served. a party for the boys, complete with tilings which compliment such a party; the birthday cake plays a large part In the celebration. Several hundred boys and girls, residents of the school, who are orphaned or are dependents of the State, are the special charges of Posts of the American Legion and their Auxiliary Units. All thenec- essary things that make life comfortable for these children; the things which the State does not provide are given the attention of the American Legion. All children in this State institution arc children of ex-service men and women. ***** Of special*interest to Unit members, when they meet for the monthly meeting of the Unit on Tuesday, February 16th, will be the topics being brought to the attention of the Unit for their action by Americanism chairman, Mrs. Mabel Welgel. The morning meeting will begin at 9 A.M. with the sewing project being chalrmaned by Mrs. Herman Brandt. READ the REVIEW

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