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Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 1, 1990, Chicago, Illinois Daily Rangers Ryan beats Brewers for win 3 PADDOCK PUBLICATIONS August Wednesday WEATHER In the 80s Sunny and wanner with a high in the mid 80s but cooler near the and cool tonight with lows from the lower to middle 50s Light variable winds SUBURBAN NEWS Cable pact pushed Arlington Heights trustees are recommending approval of a revised cable franchise provided TCI meets some conditions Page 3 Tax clampdown Legislation unveiled Tuesday by the of the Tax Amendment would clamp down on local ment spending Page 3 INSIDE A vote against The House Armed Services Committee Tuesday approved a billion defense that kills the bomber and slashes SDI funding Page 3 Pilot an alcoholic One of three former Northwest pilots accused of flying while intoxicated doesn't get drunk easily because he is an his lawyer said Page 3 BUSINESS New UAL doubts Fresh doubts arose Tuesday about a billion led buyout of UAL ing the airline company's stock tumbling Section page 4 SHOWCASE Fighting crime If you ever assumed there was a consensus of opinion among top cops about the sis of crime and how to fight a public sion documentary at 9 p.m day on Channel will clear your head Section Pages SUBURBAN LIVING Battle of Britain The British people and the world remember the decisive Battle of Britain that was fought 50 years ago this mer and gave Adolf Hitler his first major setback of World War II Section 2 INDEX SPORTS Bears make contact Coach Mike Ditka brought some needed to the Bears training camp in Tuesday by staging a full-contact scrimmage at Pioneer Stadium four days before the team's first tion game The Bears play the Cleveland Browns in the Hall of Fame Game at Saturday Section 3 Neighbors respond to a mother's call to fight gangs BY ANNE SCHMITT Daily Herald Stall Writer Streamwood resident Debbie Kidd said she decided to organize a ents organization to fight gangs last year when she overheard several young children she was caring for talking about drugs it's just too Kidd said Evidence that gangs exist can be found at the local where she has forbidden her children to play after Kidd said But those signs playground drug paraphernalia and gang bols remain even in the she said asked the What sign is she said Kidd's group never got off the ground last year because few ents seemed willing to she said So when she heard about the Mothers Against Gangs meeting Tuesday she decided to come Kidd and nearly 30 other residents of Hanover Park and as well as police officials from all three responded to the call of Doris whose year-old Andre was shot to death months ago by a gang member Now Rainey said she is founding the organization to keep kids from joining gangs by helping them find jobs and other activities Streamwood resident Rose a of the has seen fights near her home at Oak enue and Lake Street like wants to provide a hotline for kids to ca 11 with problems -ire she said They fear retribution from gang members and they fear being coerced in to joining a she said cam 3 from the and I don't want the same thing for my Bender said Representatives of Mothers Against Gangs chapters in Chicago and Aurora came in support of the newly formed chapter have the opportunity out there to do something and not to wait like Chicago said Frances founder of the Chicago chapter You have the opportunity to stop so it does not become a lic safety issue in over Park and Parents also asked practical like what are the signs gang members use to identify themselves The way someone wears a hat or an for indicates gang said Anthony a former gang member who dropped out after Pierce was shot He also had advice for parents with your kids and work from he said be said Jean who grew up in wood have to call police You have to tell them who you Tax are arriving and some like Jim Giannone of Hoffman huge in their Hla property tax more than OVer the Dally Herald onge Tax horror Homeowners numbed by increases BY DAN ROZEK Pally Herald Staff Writer He knew his tax was going to jump but only in his worst nightmare could Jim Giannone imagine his taxes rocketing by more than His worst nightmare has ar- rived in the mail a new tax boosting the property taxes on his Hoffman Estates home by 74 percent The took Giannone and his by leaving the couple wistfully wishing for the kind of tax increase that would have appalled them only days fantasize now about a 30 percent or 35 percent said adding that that was the size of increase he nally expected I could handle Giannone still is trying to adjust to and accept a Irate taxpayers get a lesson on appeals BY MICHELLE MARTIN Daily Herald SUM Hundreds of angry ers packed the Schaumburg Township offices Tuesday night hoping to learn how to get their property tax bills re- Patrick the cratic party's candidate for Illinois state came to explain how residents can appeal their tax bills Many of the Northwest sub- who jammed into the rented room wanted to prote it the latest tions on their which have jui t been through the quadrennial reassessment process tax went up 70.1 said Jerry Kosiba of Schaumburg Kosiba didn't think of pealing in the when his house was reassessed didn't realize how my MEETING on 4 tax that jumped than he from just un- der annually to more than was he said still numb I was ex- a increase it's far more than I Homeowners across sub- urbs are grappling with the new tax which began arriving in mailboxes late last week and early this but not many have seen increases like none's One who has is Prospect Heights resident Ray whose tax soared or 64 percent was expecting a to said who has seen his tax bills grow in the past 30 years from annually to nearly I saw that I nearly did a The Cook County assessor's office this year reassessed erty in the North and Northwest suburbs for the first time in four and sometimes five ing the door for the higher tax bills Many suburban homes saw See HORROR on Page 4 Rolling Meadows city manager resigns BY BONNIE BOOTH Daily Herald Staff Writer Rolling Meadows City Manager Daniel L Wentzloff is citing al reasons for his abrupt resignation this week after serving just 21 months in the city's top administrative post while packing up his belongings and giving final tions to his secretary on would only City council members reached Tuesday said Wentzloff resigned for al but none would rate Building and zoning officer ney Blane has been appointed inter- im city but he said day he has no interest in the job on a permanent basis Wentzloff resigned at a city council meeting called tins week by First Ward erman Robert D Second Ward Alderman Thomas F Menzel and Fourth Ward Alderman John T Rock Taylor said the executive sion to review personnel matters was called to discuss issues ing Wentzloff In December the city council gave Wentzloff what appeared to be a vote of confidence with a 5 percent pay increase That brought his ary to per year City council members ing on t ie resignation said had done an adequate job as city Jean of Elgin helps illustrate gang at the Mothers Against Gangs meeting Dally Herald Lewnard U.S House hikes ceiling on debt by billion WASHINGTON The House voted Tuesday to let the government go billion deeper into debt next while White House and con- gressional negotiators failed to break their standoff over deficit cuts The extension of the government's authority to borrow money which should see it through the next year came on a vote If ed by the Senate and signed into the provision would allow total eral red ink to swell to trillion by Sept Sweetening the measure was an overwhelmingly popular ment to stop using the Social ty system's huge surpluses to make the annual federal deficit look smaller That provision ap would take effect i i when the program that prc ides to the elderly and led is ed to run an billior It would not affect m eral now not of the federal bailout and loan industry If n billion surr curity should amass 1991 budget shortfall billion As the House debate it House am ers met again with Pr discuss their stalled bu When the session c sides remained div search for billion i es and spending cuts and billion over f i xt year's fed to reach ing the f the savings for the ex us Social Se the ould be the debt lim Senate lead Bush to the two ed in their i tax or next year e years Workers fix raila and clean up corn after righting a reight train that derailed juat north of Route 176 in Rondo i i Tuesday morning Daily Hernia Photon ob Freight derailment stalls rs About commuters were forced to find another way to work Tuesday because of the derailment of a freight train on tracks used by Metra Service on Milwaukee District was disrupted by the ment of four cars ne See story on Page 9 orth line r Trinidad premier released Daniel L Wentzloff See RESIGNS on Page 4 PORT OF Trinidad Tri- and Tobago Prime Minister A shot in both legs and badly was freed by black Moslem rebels Tuesday but other hostages seized during a coup at- tempt are still held and are wired with the government said citizens of Trinidad and the prime minister of our beloved country is now safe He was released at this afternoon He is in good Attorney General Anthony Smart said in a broadcast on state radio State radio said was taken by ambulance to Camp an army camp in the Port of Spain He met briefly with ment advisers and was then taken to Sinclair Nursing Home for medical treatment State radio said Robinson was badly beaten and his I Ion He could not wal building in d of Spain without help the al Muslim Robinson was re fourth day of a com only hours after rebi Abu appealed to dent Jimmy Carter 1 rights leader Jesse Ja ate in the crisis in Caribbean nation In New formation adviser to i said another if eluding several Cabi remained held in re at the parliament bu slate television stati in the Friday coup atl Robinson a mat good health He has b each leg The other ho being held and wir said Pillai ace was from the Port rom rebels of en ased on the attempt anJ leader former id black civil kson to he an in- le prime in- tet strongholds Iding and the both seized mpt who is not in shot once in are still I with
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