Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on February 17, 1971 · Page 4
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Forest Park, Illinois
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Wednesday, February 17, 1971
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FOREST PARK REVIEW, WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY17, 1971. PAGE 4 St. John Cub Pack 107 Rocket Derby Winners of the Rocket Derby from St. John Cub Pack 107 are front row: "V.J." Rubenic - tied, for 1st place in den for speed; Tommy Kloess - 1st place in den for workmanship; Wally Bisterfeldt - grand prize winner of trophy for 1st place in pack for speed, 1st place in den for workmanship and tied for 2nd place in pack for-workmanship; David Mueller - 1st place in pack and den for workmanship; Brian Loseke - 1st place In den for speed. Back row; Shawn Haslam - 1st place In den for workmanship, tied for 1st place in den for speed and tied for 2nd place in pack for workmanship; Jack Hecht -2nd place In den for speed; Danie Camp - 2nd place In pack for speed and 1st place in den for speed; Michael Camp - 2nd place In den for speed.' Not pictured is. Jeff Trlebull_who won 2nd place In den for speed. OOOOCX TRUTHFULLY, HONESTLY, VERACIOUSLY, REALLY, NO FOOLING, SERIOUSLY ON THE UP AND UP, UNDOUBTEDLY, FACTUALLY, CANNOT TELL A LIE! OAK LEAF Cleaners and Launderers Can give your clothes that honest to goodness, fresh clean look they had when they were new. . ! • . GIVE US A CALL TODAY! Laundry & Cleaners .20% Discount Cash & Carry on Dry H3OOOCX 7408 Harrison St. FO 6-0392 Corner Harlem & Washington Forest Park X3-OCX3OOOCW Films at "Friends of Library" Meeting Two lively and' entertaining films will be shown at the Friends of the Library on Thursday evening February'ZGtli. Seal Island Is a delightful film tracing ttfe development and habits of the Seals of the Northwest and- is a production of the Disney Enterprises. Wings (o. Great Britain portrays what one would see on a trip to the British Isles. Both are in color and sound. The date for this Friends' meeting, has been changed from the 18th, the regular date, to the 25th so that members may attend the Candidates meeting at Homers. Serving on the committee for the month will be Miss Mildred Hitchcock, Mrs. Eleanor Kopp, Mrs. Mathilda Cobb, Mr. Emil Haug, and Mr. Frank Philpott. Foresf Park's Grandmothers Club Grandmothers met at the Park Building on Wednesday, February 10th. Our genial kitchen hostess, Inez Moe and her capable committee, had the luncheon tables decorated In red, white and gold to observe Valentine's Day. A red lollipop with an appropriate greeting was at each plate. Dainty refreshments were served. The business meeting was opened by President Therese Van Thiel with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. " ' The Club decided to observe the Fourth of July celebration by the Park Board with a cash donation. Jeannette Olson reportedonOc- toberfest and we will again take part this year. An Easter hat contest will be the high light of our March meeting. Mary Schmidt ended the business with a .closing prayer. . We had fun in a cake walk conducted by Rella Robinson and Jeannette Olson. The members contributed many lovely homemade caxes. The chairmen reported a nice profit. Welcome back to Mary Schmidt who had been 111 for some time. The next meeting will be Wednesday, March 10th. The "grams" said good-bye at 3:30 p.m. Lenten Service at St. Peters St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, R.W. Roth, Pastor, 500 Hannah Avenue, Forest Park, announces the following Lanten Worship Services^/ February 24th - 8 P.M. Ash Wednesday "- Holy Communion will be served. Sunday, February 28th, the first Sunday in Lent, the sermon will be "Temptation". Services are at 10:15 A.M., Sunday School at 9 A.M. PLEASE ENTE-R MY SUBSCRIPTION TO Check Hera JD $5.00 for 1 Year From I D $9.00 for 2 Years TO_ '.00 for 2 Years TO- 19. FOREST PARK REVIEW, 7451 Modison Street...Forest Pork, Illlrxoii 60130 Name Addren Town- Stote- -Zlp- Senator Motor's DesPlaines River Pollution Statement To The Illinois Senate Metropolitan life is inescapably bound to the conditions 1 of the urban enviroment. We are bound to a system of dynamic inter- dependences. Each of us is in some way dependent upon all of us and upon tho environment for our living - nur well-being yes, our very existence. One aspect vital to our existence is water quality and water supply. Protection of water quality is vital to the optimum utilization of our limited - and dwindling water resources. Misuse of the 1 waters of the DesPlaines River in the past lias given us what we have today. Many of us here today have long fought for improvements in this river- We have demanded an end to pollution caused by local municipal sewage discharges, industrial wastes and the like. The present plans of the North Shore Sanitary District to discharge partially - treated sewage . from Lake County suburbs into our river is offensive - in more ways than one. The acceptable sewage treatment and disposal methods of yesterday are not acceptable today - especially where, as here, those methods threaten west suburban anti-pollution efforts to save a river which has too long served as a so-called "convenient and acceptable" receptacle for human wastes. What Is especially disturbing is that most communities in this area provide the advanced sewage disposal that the wealthy North Shore suburbs are now proclaiming they cannot afford. We no longer pollute the river with our 'sewage - why should they be allowed to? We separated our sewage and storm drainage systems. - why haven't they? In times of heavy rains and flooding, if this plan is permitted, north shore raw sewage will pollute our environs. Why should we subsidize Lake County residents in this way? They^must NOT be allowed to dump their poorly-treated effluent in our very back-yards, In our recreational areas, in our waters. For the DesPlaines belongs to aU the people - andtous as much as to the North Shore! For three years I have watched the North Shore hassle with us in its effort to solve Its sewage problems. They must be solved- but not at pur expense - at their expense. This continued exploitation of public resources for private benefit, to the public detriment, must be stopped. I have this day requested the Illinois Attorney-General to commence an action in Circuit Court, my mandamus or injunction, to prevent the North Shore Sanitary District from polluting the w.aters of the DesPlaines. This action, empowered to the Attorney-General pursuant tothe 1969 Air and Water Pollution Prevention and Abatement Act, found at Chapter 14, Section 12 of the 1969 Illinois Revised Stat- utesi arises independently of any proceeding or authority of any other State agency or entity. The Sanitary District will, at the very least, be guilty of violating Chapter 19, Section 145.10, which prohibits pollution of waters of this State by disosal of organic matter. We must militantly protect the DesPlaines River or our efforts of past years will have been for nothing. We must continue the fight to preserve and improve the River. Thank you .... Girl Scouts to Launch Annual Cookie Sale Final plans are now being completed as the Lone Tree Aroi Girl Scout Council launches its annual cookie sale. Close to. 5,000 Junior, Cadette, and Senior Girl Scouts from 200 troops will begin selling door- to-door immediately on receipt of cookies. The sale will officially begin February 19th and continue until March Gth. Cookies will arrive in Oak Park, River Forest, Forest ^Park, Council office, Maywood and Mol- rose Parkonthel5th;inElmwood park, River Grove, Franklin Park, Leyden West,Schiller Park and Bellwood on the 17th and will be delivered to Berwyn, Riverside, North Riverside, Broadview and Westchester on the 18th of February. Mrs. John Kmoch of Oak P»rk in her first year as council cookie chairman states that her goal is 246,000 boxes of cookies sold and is optimistic that this goal can be met. The Weston Biscuit Company was host at a kick-off luncheon on January 13th at the Charcoal Hearth in Oak Park for the service unit cookie chairmen. There the women received last minute instructions for the saletocome. This year there are five varieties of cookies to choose from including Sugared Shortbread, chocolate- vanilla cremes, thin mint cookies, peanut-butter patties and frosties, all wrapped In colorful scenic wrappings. Cookies provide money for troops to plan special trips or projects and once again the profit to troops will be based on the average number of boxes soldper girl so figured on a sliding scale, the troops can receive from 2£ up to 5? per box. • Council profits continue to provide funds to maintain the total camping program at a minimum cost 'to girls by providing equipment for troops to borrow for backyard camping, cookouts and overnight trips. Cookie profits covet* administrative costs and the purchase and maintenance of equipment, buildings and land at Camp White Deer in Three Lakes, Wisconsin and Camp Wild Rose in St. Charles, Illinois. Cookie profits paid for "Pine View" a new winterized troop house at Camp Wild Rose which was needed to meet the Increasing demands for troop camping facilities by the Girl Scouts. Cookie profits offer camperships for attendance at Camp White Deer and Camp Wild Rose and provide funds for various special council-wide program opportunities. Cookies provide needed funds to adequately staff and operate the council located at 1048 Pleasant Street, Oak Park. The cookie sale is approved by United Funds and Community Chests throughout the council Jurisdiction. Mrs. Charles Duffy serves as Executive Director.

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