Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on March 24, 1971 · Page 3
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FOREST PARK REVIEW. WEDNESDAY MARCH 24. 1971. PAGE 3 Girl Scouts By loan Rippa There will be a Camp Promotion night April 15th from 8 to 9:30 p.m. at the Park Administration Building. Any questions you may have pertaining to camp will be answered so plan to attend, won't you? Day camp registration will be done locally this year on April 17th at the Park Building from 9;30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. In the locker room Registration for White Deer is through the Girl Scout office only. March 30th at 8 p.m. the Forest Park Community Association will hold a meeting at the Middle School Library. All scout personnel are- urged to attend and bring along their troop cookie poster. We hope those adults new to the scouting program will come so we can get better acquainted with you! The recent cookie sale in town was a huge success. Our cookie chairman this year was Mrs. Esther Huebner who did an outstanding job with the help of her cookie pushers Mrs. J. Raasch, Mrs. E. Kirwan, Mrs. M. Barone, Mrs. F. Imburgia, Mrs. J. Donaghue and Mrs. J. Karner. "These hard working ladies did a great job, a total of 10,980 boxes of cookies were sold. A sincere Thanks to everyone and the Forest Park Review for promoting our cookie sale. Gillians Island Left to right: Sam, John and Tim Gillian. Where is ••Gillian's Island"? It's the news stand on Desplaines Avenue and Madison Street. All this not by proclamation of the Village Council but by the purchase of said news stand by Sam Gillian and Sons. Sam, the very popular and well known, now new businessman in town, has appointed son Tim as Director of Sales. Son John, at present a pre-school literature critic, will be on duty at his mother's convenience. Whatever the weather or the time, the finest of newspapers and reading material will always be available at "Gillian's Island". Card of Thanks Many thanks to the Forest Park Fire and Police Departments for their prompt and most courteous service when I needed ambul- ance service on Sunday, March 7, 1971 for my husband. Mrs. Golda Barnes 1102 Troost Ave. our Editor includes 3 Ibs. of Shrimp 3'/2 Chickens (28 pieces) 1 Ib. of Livers (hors d'oeuvres) 3 Ibs. of French Fries 4 Ibs. of Cole Slaw 2 Ibs. of Potato Salad 2 doz. Dinner Rolls Of course our own specially-made shrimp and liver sauce. Feeds 15 to 20 people for only $24.99 (to feed 7 to 10 people, cut the quantities in half . . . only $12.50) 11 a.m. - 1} p.n 7 days a week' US FARM-FRESH EATIN' PHONE AHEAD FOR FAST SERVICE Larry Kaercher Viet Nam has now become the nation's second largest war In number of participants, according to the Veterans Administration Information Service. John B. Nasor, Director of the V.A,'s Regional Office in Chicago said "Total participants in the" Viet Nam war, which officially dates from August 4, 1964, reached 7,626,000 as of December 31, 1970". World War If, known as "The Big One", dating from September 16, 1940 to July 25, 1947, had ^16,535,000 participants. World ^War I, known as "The Great War", had 4,744,000 in uniform. The third largest participation,by American Servicemen was the poorly nan\ed Korean conflict. From June 27, 1950 to January 13, 1955, there were 6,807,000 Americans involved in this so-called conflict. This tabulation, coming from John Naser, shows that of the 7,626,000 Viet Nam veterans, 887,000 also served during the Korean conflict. As of December 31, 1970, there have been 44,000 combat deaths in Viet Nam and 38,000 deaths from other causes of men on active duty. The Korean conflict had 55,000 casualties. World War n had 406,000 deaths and World War I had 116,000. Naser said that "the living veteran population In the United States was 27,943,000 as of January 1, 1971". Of these, 4,642,000 are from Viet Nam; 4,878,000 from Korea; 14,374,000 from World War n and 1,466,000 from World War I. Speaking of veterans, there is still one living from the Indian Wars of 1817 to 1898. He is Fredrak Frask of Chicago. Surprisingly so, to many people, America's most costly war In lives was the Civil War of 1861-1865. Of the 2,213,000 Union forces, there was a total of 364,000 deaths. The Southern Forces, which numbered over 1,000,000, had 133,821 deaths. Our country's three other wars were the Revolution of 17751784, in which 290,000 men took part, 4,000 of whom lost their lives; The War of 1812 in which 287,000 men took part and only 2,000 lost their lives; and the Mexican War of 1846-1848 in which 13,000 of the 79,000 participants lost their lives. Obviously, figures such as these are boring to some. But, why wait till Memorial Day or Veterans Day to remember and realize what it cost in human lives to make this great country of ours what it is today. ' Performs With Bradley U. Chorale Debbie Wied, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Wled of Forest Park, Illinois, will perform with the Chorale from Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, in their annual Eastern tour. Beginning April 14, the 45-voice organization will perform both classical & contemporary works for six days throughout Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Tennessee. Chorale membership is open to full - time Bradley students. Selected on the basis of auditions held at the beginning of each semester, members participate in the tours and concerts performed annually by the Chorale, under the direction of Dr. John Davis. Walther High Girls Activities Show On Saturday, April 3 at 8:00 p.m. the Girls Activities Club of Wai-- ther Lutheran High School, 9th and Superior Street in Melrose Park, will present a gym show. The theme of the production is "Under the Big Top". Included on the program are routines in tumbling^ floor exercise, uneven parallel bars, balance beam, horse and trampoline. There will also be clowns and comedy, thrills, chills and a "cast of thousands" in mass exercise routines. The show is under the direction of Miss .Sandra Zimmerman, an alumnus of Walther, advisor to the G.A.C. and girls Physical Education instructor at Walther. Tickets are available from Walther students or at the door. Adults, $1.25; Students, 75?. [jeautiful Hair Can Be Yours! We know -all the ways i to beautiful hair . . . the expert styling, coloring, setting. Change Jyour winter-weary hair soon. W« CLEAN & STYLE WIGS. Mildred's Fashionaire 7437 RANDOLPH ST. Forest Park OPEN Tues. thru Sat. Closed Mon". Thurs. & Fri.

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