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Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 26, 1990, Chicago, Illinois I 11 I ill crown ICO of Douglas v i 3 S ents F E EATHER Wanning up Sunny and with a high in the middle 50s and south 10 to 20 mph fa ir and with a low near 40 TCI weather Cable weather offered by TCI may make a comeback in eral rebounding from an earlier lightning strike Page 3 Sites annexed Two pieces of property recently awarded by the courts to ing Meadows in a land dispute with Palatine have been an- to the city Page 3 Deaf ear Israeli Foreign Minister David Levy rejected the latest United Nations censure of Israel and urged the world to focus on in- stead on Kuwait Page 8 b Deadly cargo A Roman Catholic man said he thought he was driving to his when IRA gunmen strapped him into a van loaded with explosives Page 9 E Home sales drop consumer confidence a the Persian Gulf crisis pushed September sales of ex- isting homes down 8 tJie slowest pace in nearly three Section 2 Work ethic Local companies were among 42 Illinois employers honored for their roles in helping gees successfully resettle in Illi Section 2 f i Healthy climate Arizonans may shrink from a 1 old Chicago cold but we know that winter's hardships are what make Midwesterners strong Back Page I I V l Moms just say Working mothers caught be- tween on the job and at home have to learn to set priorities and turn down time managers advise Section Page 8 i t Dr SHOWCASE Artistic look i The face of is among works of artist Ed Paschke featured at the Art Institute in Chicago Daily Herald staff writer Tom Valeo profiles the artist and his work Section 6 Punch cards set for Washington Party BY LAURA JANOTA Daily Herald Staff Writer Weary election officials in Cook County and Chicago were sent scrambling Thursday as the U.S Court ordered the Harold Washington Party back on the Nov 6 election ballot With no time to election of- began preparing for ly cumbersome voting at polls all over the county in an effort to comply with the high court's der Plans for the in which Cook County voters will use paper ballots to find numbers that must be located and punched out on corresponding left the of lines at the polls and delays in ballot casting Nov 6 I of having the ballot book they'll hold it in their hand there's Tom for Chicago Board of Election Commissioners The task of printing new programming computers and ranging equipment also could cost Cook County up to million Election called it the fairest way to run the election given the because all the Harold Washington Party would appear on the same ballot in appropriate places want this election held by the sixth of November by we've got to do asserted Cook County Clerk Stanley T Kusper in charge of suburban elections The U.S Supreme Court ordered that an Aug 29 Cook County al Board decision allowing 19 Harold Washington Party candidates on the ballot be followed rather than quent Illinois court rulings that bumped the party off the ballot i L y A Met train in Thursday to let off officials who toured a proposed commuter line along the Wisconsin Central Ry freight IFne Daily Heraw All aboard to Proposed commuter rail line BY MARIA Daily Herald Staff Writer n Communities Vernon Buffalo Prospect Dss Plaines What It will About Possible commuter stations million B Cost of proposed V Prospect Heights million Wheeling million Buffalo Grove million Lincolnshire Vernon Hills million Mundelein million Libertyville North Suburban Mass Transit District m m Daily Herald Graphic Supporters of a proposed million commuter route from Chicago to Antioch along an ex- isting freight line said a ed ride Thursday signals the ad- vent of the even if Metra officials would call the event only a tour didn't say it was a kickoff But that's how I view said Verna L Buffalo Grove village president and a leading advocate of the new commuter line really shows you where they're said Vernon Hills Village President Barbara liams nice to Metra directors and staff members said their special See METRA on Page U.S to seek Saudi OK for attack United Press International WASHINGTON Secretary of State James Baker is expected to travel to Saudi Arabia within the next 10 days to secure Saudi sion for a military strike against Iraq if that option is deemed sources said Thursday Diplomatic sources said the latest decision is a strong signal to Iraq that the United States is deadly rious about its stand that Saddam Hussein must unconditionally draw his troops from Kuwait Prince Bandar Bin the Saudi ambassador to the United met with Undersecretary of State for Affairs Robert Kimmitt and the State Department's top expert on Morris Busbie As he Bandar tion of war and peace is in the hands of Saddam Baker is expected to make a major Persian Gulf speech in Los Angeles on Monday and U.S and other officials the intended im- pression will be that hopes for a negotiated solution are shrinking and the chances for a military solution is growing In another Secretary of De- fense Dick Chaney confirmed that the present U.S force in Saudi now standing at may be increased soon by another troops Baker's schedule is not but the trip is expected to start ing the first weekend of November The inclusion of Busbie in the dar meeting as Busbie said in an interview last that President Bush deadly about any attack on the United States or its Arab allies The United States is concerned that terrorist attacks could be launched against Western or Arab nations allied against Iraq's invasion of its tiny neighbor on Aug 2 The electoral board decision lows the party's countywide slate and city county commissioner dates on the while candidates for suburban county commissioner and Metropolitan Water tion District are voided due to lack of from the suburbs Issuing an order that the all-black party be placed on the ballot until further review of the case is the U.S Supreme Court left open the possibility that it could refuse after the election to consider the case or may even find the party didn't be- long on the ballot at all Election experts say that could spell problems for Harold ton Party candidates if they win the including the possibility that they could be turned out of ice But most agreed that the Court's action Thursday she the Harold Washington Par charges that signature requ for Cook County elections a would prevail a good indication could find the said Coo Electoral Board Attorney is a complete victo a complete victory for the Supreme wed that which e hat they statute c County Jurton S for See BALLOT o i Page 4 Budget deal hik beer taxes and hits wealths r Associated Press WASHINGTON Bargainers tled disputes over paring Medicare benefits and wrestled over other cuts and tax breaks Thursday as top lawmakers predicted passage of the broad ed by President Bush Under the consumers would pay more for cigarettes and beer But the wealthiest Americans would face increases averaging 6.3 percent as well None of the outstanding es was seen as a for the billion collection of tax es and spending reductions White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater said Bush liked the emerging and that seemed to stamp out the possibility of any last-minute back House Speaker Thomas S said he expected the House to approve the measure Friday And little trouble was expected in the Senate later As many as 4 million slightly less well-to-do couples and individuals including most members of Congress could get a tax cut because the top rate on their now 33 would drop to 31 percent They also would get the bill's only tax break for capital nothing like President R posed deep cut in taxes which are profits f r ments But it would from paying a higher than 28 percent The richest would see their top tax from 28 percent to 31 per those with incomes above the mark c portion of their itemized d The whose still being negotiated and would raise taxo billion over the next But for most people the only in consumer taxes The would raise th gallon gasoline tax and i diesel tax by 5 cents each The tax on cents a would rise on Jan 1 and to 24 cents later Taxes on other tobacco would go uj cent in each of those yean The levy on a k of now 16 would a tors are deciding whether to raise the tax on now s for a gallon of to 70 or The levy on a f if h of table wine would rise to 21 or 2 tins It is ash's capital nt anyone ains rate taxpayers rate rise Even t slightly ould lose a ions were subject to by about five years in would be 15 now 16 o 20 cents two years and by 25 A day after what was described as a calm return xi Thursday to Herrick House Children's Center in Ban a shelter for troubled Daily t Boucher Resignations may have ignited teen i iot The resignations of three temporary staff members may have provoked a riot at a run shelter for troubled age girls in Bartlett In 15 people were 14 of them residents of the Herrick House Children's Center had periodic figl ts out there but I can't ever having something c f this Bartlett PC lice Chief William McHugh s aid For see Page 10 Dist 214 gives superintendent raise to BY BETH WILSON Northwest Suburban High School District 214 Superintendent Stephen D Berry will receive a 9 percent bringing his annual salary to as part of a three-year con- board members announced The vote to grant the though did not occur without some reservations expressed by board member David R who said the raise was too high A 7 percent raise would be more Wiltse noting that negotiations fcr a new teachers con- tract will begin this year UI didn't want to set a he explained Wiltse approved the raise because he said a dissenting vote might misconstrued as a mark against Berry's performance Berry has done a good job He has restored confidence in the super- said Wiltse school board member Stanley B Eisenhammer and school board President Lester A Jensen said the raise was No other board members spoke out on the matter After the contract was Berry expressed his gratitude to the board for your he come out of some difficult one of the highest paid in the took the reins of the state's school district in after a brief stint as deputy superintendent Prior to Berry was principal of Elk Grove High School and an assistant principal at Wheeling High School Berry is now receiving more than Gerald superintendent of High School District 211 Chapman makes be- tween and Robert E District 214 for Berry's new June 1993 His salar ed yearly He received cent pay raise in 1989 his salary to School board the new raise after member completes a evaluation of Berry bef salary is reached assistant el said extends to is an 8.6 raised rs approved 3 months of Each board i individual an exact t- ii 14 V i1 ii 1 f
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