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South Austin News (Newspaper) - November 6, 1968, Chicago, Illinois Waltz Around Again SOUTH AUSTIN NEWS Vol 29 NoT 35 4906 W CHICAGO AVE WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 6 1968 22 PAGES TWO SECTIONS Cong Ronan Rostenkowski Annunzio Lead Local Races Set Veteran Day Services Members of Henry A Honack VFW post and Its auxiliary rehearse scene which will be re- by organizations on Northwest Side this weekend in observance of Veterans day which will be marked officially on Nov 11 Day pays tribute to war dead of America in many wars Memorial services at Honack post will take place at p.m Nov 9 and other VFW Legion and veterans groups will hold similar memorials Placing flowers on mock grave at Honack headquarters 1642 N Pulaski is auxiliary president Marge Warp while standing from left are Rocco Gandolfo post commander Sylvester Dianna junior vice commander Bob Davis past junior er and Paul Schnider chaplain Chicago's Oldest Neighborhood Answer Man Readers are invited to send questions on civic problems that need to be to Willing Willie Community 4906 W Chicago Chicago Illi 60651 My mother's water bills jumped from a high of in 1960 to for two months in 1967 The tenants are still the same no new water using appliances have been added either The water is The water department said meter readings were correct We looked into the meter sewer and found it half-filled with water and still dripping We called the department the men came out and admitted there was a broken pipe or leak and said it could cause the meter to register Said they'd be back soon But nothing so Thorough checks by the water distribution bureau revealed no leaks affecting your meter There was a leak on the street side of the roundway said a spokesman for the department but this had nothing to do with nor would it affect meter readings It's not our he reported You may have a leaky faucet flush box etc that could be causing your bills to go up The best thing to do he advises is to get a licensed plumber to check it out About the city workmen stating your meter could be affected by the leak the spokesman said he believed you were misinformed by the men or misunderstood them A contractor who was to have remodeled my porch did not complete the job leaving part of the gutter ing down light fixture not connected etc And when I turned the doorknob it came off I paid him in full be- fore checking to see that the job completed to my satisfaction Now I can't get him to come back He keeps putting me off with one excuse or another Can you T r 5 contractor uho said he had intention of finishing the work which he described as minor He had no o Alienee jou and said that he had planned to send a man to complete the work today or tomorrow He was very j cooperative and Willie is sure he will keep his promise I live on the 5200 block of Van Buren Water pressure is so bad that I find myself without water for hours at a time Can anything be done to alleviate the The same day we called the Central district of the water distribution bureau a work crew was dispatched to check The crew found that the water service pipe going into building was of iron which was badly corroded That's why you couldn't get pressure on the second floor The building code calls for lead piping You are advised to call in a plumber to replace the iron pipes with lead pipes and your troubles will be over The crew j checked the rest of the block and found no trouble with water pressure Alert Bank Teller Foils Check Ring An alert bank teller has been credited her employers and police with playing a mental part in the capture of two men and a woman who it is believed were members of a passing ring which had been victimizing Northwest Side banks The trio were apprehended by Area 5 detectives last Thursday as they attempted to cash what later proved to be stolen checks at the Capitol bank Fullerton and Cicero Warned earlier in the week to be on the look out for members of the gang Jobeth Liture a teller at Capitol tripped a hidden alarm when the two men attempted to cash a check The woman was arrested outside the bank as she sat in a car In what late last night was turning out surprisingly to be a topsy-turvy national vote the West-Northwest three Democratic incumbent U.S congressmen seemed well on their way to re-election Also Edward Hanrahan Democratic candidate for Cook county state's attorney to be successful in his bid for that post as he posted an early lead over his GOP opponent Robert O'Rourke One of the big surprises to the early lead piled up by William G Clark in his effort to unseat Everett Dirksen for U.S Senator ever the early returns do not include downstate always been ly Republican Likewise the early lead accumulated by Gov Samuel Shapiro over the Richard Ogilvie is based on mainly Chicago area re- turns On the state level GOP candidates for the Illinois general assembly were ing in the only two contested Apprehended and charged with deceptive practices were Gene Barry 34 Edward wards 31 and Betty Collins 22 The arrest took place shortly after p.m last Thursday It is believed that three had operated what is referred to as a split deposit game at five or six other banks in on the West-Northwest Side At the time of Thursday's arrest lice were staked out at another area bank acting on a tip that the trio would strike there According to the bank's head cashier Neil Caldwell the split deposit game works this One of the members of the gang would open a count usually or A day or so later they would be- gin to cash checks made out in amounts of to de- positing only in the count and taking the rest m cash Tellers and cashiers would only check their records to make sure the depositor had an account and then credit his account with the smaller amount and give the the rest in cash Slate Fund Drive For Retardees The West Side Mentally Re- Children's Aid founders and operators of the Austin Special School and Training center will conduct a fund drive Nov 17 through Nov 23 The campaign is timed to cide with the National Retarded Children's week The training school and ter 411 N Long by funds raised largely by door-to-door canvassing and is operated by school parents Money donated during the drive is used for the benefit of the school and the center Volunteers clubs or youth urged to volunteer for the vass and anyone interested is asked to get into touch with Mrs Arthur Metallo AU 0212 Area Daughters Of Isabella Set Nov 11 Party St Circle 502 ters of Isabella will have a homecoming afternoon dessert luncheon social party Nov 11 at 1 in Hall A of the LaFollette Park Fieldhouse 1333 N mie Rita C Ward chairman has announced that this party has been designated as bring a friend and all bers former members and friends are most welcome Miss Ward will be assisted by Mrs John Corsiglia Mary O'Connell and Mrs Daniel R Ward and tho committee have planned a pleasant afternoon 14th and where voters select three As of 11 p.m yesterday in- complete returns showed Re- publicans Herbert F Geisler and Jacob John Wolf both in- out in front with Democratic incumbent Kenneth W Course leading John F Leon for the third eral assembly seat fram the 14th district In the 15th bent Peter Miller 1 N erford seemed assured of tory but his GOP running mate Roger P McAuliffe 3239 N Linder was engaged in a stiff fight against Democrats nard B Wolfe 6052 N dale an incumbent and deus S 5058 Altgeld The races for U.S revealed last night that Daniel J 6th Frank Annunzio and iel Rostenkowski were out in front in their bids for tion to the house of tives Ronan seeking his third term was appioximately ahead of his GOP foe Gerald Dolezal while zio had a fairly comfortable lead over Thomas J Lento the Republican candidate Rostenkowski also appeared to have a winning edge over the GOP hopeful Henry S ski DANIEL RONAN FRANK ANNUNZIO DANIEL ROSTENKOWSKI These were the only locally contested races as in the other four state districts there were no contests Assured of seats in the next session of the general are Edward J Shaw 2208 Walton and Benedict 3303 Crystal and Republican Louis Janczak 2107 N Western in the 17th district Robert F McPartlin 5251 Van and Lawrence DiPrima 624 N Drake both Democrats ard GOP assemblyman Bernard McDevitt 21 N Mason 18th district John P Toughy 400 E Randolph and Isaac Sims 3100 Walnut Democrats and Louis F Capuzi 710 N Rockwell Re- publican 19th district Frank C Wolf 4046 and G Collins 1626 S Central Park both Democrats and can Lillian Karmazyn 2245 S Avers 21st district Otherwise voters in Northwest Side wards were ing pretty much with the early national and state trend est race locally was the con- test for governor between Democratic incumbent uel Shapiro and GOP date Richard Ogilvie plete local totals at 11 p m last night gave Shapiro to Ogilvie's William G Clark 5258 Van Buren former Illinois ney general was facing an uphill battle in his bid to un- seat Everett M Dirksen as U.S senator from Illinois But he had an early edge over Dirksen at the 11 p.m local count In the race for president West-Northwest Side voters were backing the Hubert M u s k i e ticket by 5 to 3 with the strong GOP downstate area still to be beard from PETER MILLER BERNARD MC DEVITT ROBERT MC HERBERT GEISLER EDWARD HANRAHAN MEETING The Guerin Mothers club Belmont River Grove will meet at 8 p.m on Nov 11 Value Days Start Today Thanksgiving is still three weeks away but shoppers in the section have special reasons to be thankful this week because of value packed money saving sales that are being offered in the neighborhood Stores throughout the district are staging a Value days sale starting today Wednesday Robert Williams vice dent of Pioneer bank 4000 North and president of the Chamber of Commerce said we hope all area residents will make the most of the great values available during ford Chamber days Early shoppers can really cash hi by shopping Chamber merchants now during the sales announced in the pages of day's newspaper You can ways get great value for your money at North and ford whatever you wish to buy for yourself your home or as gifts Crawford Department store 4020 North is not only pating in the Value days sale but conducting its own tional Crawford days sale the same four days This is Crawford's sale of the year For months buyers have been combing the market for outstanding values and when the sale ends all goods will go back to their regular price This should be one of tha greatest sales in our said Alan Garber Crawford president T h merchandise is of the est quality and the sale prices represent genuine savings ia every department The Crawford store starts at today Thursday and Friday hours will be to 9 p.m and Saturday to Free parking is Is the Pioneer Bank parking lot after banking hours today Thursday and Friday nights ROBERT WILLIAMS
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