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Daily Herald Suburban Chicago (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Chicago, IllinoisU 1 a the Elk Grove hot partly hot and High in Tower 90ft. Partly continued hot and High in Middle 90s. Paddock publications Elk grow Illinois 60007 August 1972 5 50 pages Home Der wry lot stores claim big losses due to Road work by Carol Rhyne Elk Grove Village merchants along 72 from Crossen Avenue to Arling ton Heights Road have been suffering through two years of Road construction at their front and some say it has brought them close to bankruptcy. Although most of the project to Widen 4.5 Miles of Rte. 72 has been Tittle work has been seen on the stretch of Road from 1200 e. Higgins Road to the Park n shop shopping Center at the Cor Ner of Arlington Heights Road. Excavation currently hinders Access to Sev eral businesses on the North Side of the Road. Filame for the construction delays have been placed on the disregard of the state for the by local merchants and Village officials. Tried to talk to the my Law yers have tried to talk to people in but they won t talk to Patrick of Murphy 1170 e. Hug guns said. Murphy said he was evicted from his carpet showroom in i960 after the building was condemned because it was too close to the new Road. He said he opened a temporary store in Arlington Heights until a new building was completed for him at the same location in 1970. Were making a month in retail sales in the Spring of he said. Biggest month we be had in the last two years was As far As the state s that s my hard report schools Here could lose million High school dist. 214 would lose about million if a lawsuit filed by Cook county assessor p. J. Cullerton succeeds in changing the equalizer used in figuring state school Aid. District assistant supt. Robert Weber told the school Board monday the backed by Cook county school supt. Richard Martwick and other county would give the District More in state but to get that we would lose in tax the equalizer is part of the formula used for determining the amount of state Aid a school District will receive. The state department of local government affairs sets an equalizer for each county to compensate for differences in property assessment practices by county asses sors. A District s assessment or wealth directly effects the amount of state Aid it receives. Martwick and other Cook county officials have charged that the state has set the Cook county equalizer higher than the equalizer for other counties. As a re they local taxpayers have paid More property tax to support on Page Luck. I m just trying to stay out of Bank Tom project group Engineer with the Illinois department of trans said the Section of Road be tween Crossen Avenue and Arlington Heights Road was his main concern if the weather was the stretch could be paved within the next two weeks. He said hopefully the entire including medians and could be finished by nov. Is. Morimoto said the construction com Pany is a month behind in its paving schedule because of the Rainy weather. The Road construction has discouraged potential customers and inconvenienced Many the merchants said. Lot of people won t come in because they can t get across the one Man said. The whiter sometimes it s even hard to find the Road with All the Bernice manager of Lou Malnati s 1050 e. Higgins said when it the mud driveways have become so Slippery that several customers have slipped off the Road into the ditch. She said the which has been open less than a has enjoyed a Good but she is hoping for More customers after the Road work is completed. Dick owner of the Clark ser vice station at 874 e. Higgins said the Road construction has Cut his business in half. A live in Elk and i Don t want to relocate any but Thil has been going on for two he said. Sheppard says he plans to stay where he is because things should get better and he heard the Road May be finished by thanksgiving. Sheppard says he works 60 to 80 hours a week to make a living and Hopes to get most of his customers Back when construction is Over. Biggest complaint i hear from my customers is that they can t find the place or when they get they Don t know where to turn in the driveway be cause of Greg of Garlisch farm 1200 e. Hig gins re. Garlisch said the confusing detours be cause of other Road construction has t helped people find his place of business. Our customers from 20 years Back have told us it has taken them an extra half hour to get to our he said. Garlisch said there were no prob lems with deliveries because the truck Drivers knew the area and knew where the detours were. He added that there is a three foot drop off from the Road to the driveway because of construction. The construction company had been asked to Grade this to make the Entrance More but they never did he said. Both the Elk Grove Village Board of trustees and the Village association of Industry and Commerce have passed resolutions and sent them to the state complaining about the slowness of construction and asking the state to do something about it. Greco construction co. Is the general contractor for the project. Elk for Rove Village Polica chief Harry trustee Ron Chernick a few in Hie opening was completed at a Cost of trustees9 was to out shoot cops Good politicians by Carol Rhyne on the right. Ready on the left. Volunteers sought for cleanup Day the Elk Grove Park District wants volunteers for the Creek clean up aug. 26. Jack superintendent of said the cleanup will Start at approximately 9. From the Lions Park Community cleaning will be done up and downstream from the Center. Charles Village has issued a officially Declar ing Ang. 26 As Creek cleanup Bart Park Board said All local churches and civic organizations have been asking for Volun Teers and support. Dill also said he Hopes cleanup efforts Creek is and win encourage government will make people aware of How dirty the agencies to take action against polluters. Volunteers Are asked to Call the Park District at 437-8780. Ready on the with this command the Elk Grove Vil Lage police pistol team took careful pulled the triggers .38-caliber band and the inaugural match of the new police pistol Range was off with a resounding bang. For the initial tournament monday in the basement of the Village the police were paced against a snap shooting team of Village trustees and administrative officials. The police offered to give the trustees a Handicap by placing the targets at 50 feet while police shot at 75 feet. But the trustees scoffed at the offer and said they would meet the pros on equal terms. The police team was the first group up on the firing line in the slow fire round of five shots in five minutes. They took their wiping their hands and res Ting their arms Between rounds. Next came the Eagle eyed challenging team of trustees Nanci de Ron George Dick Village George finance and Charles Village manager. Really r squeezes off awfully steady for a first police chief Harry Jenkins said when he saw Chernick take on the first round of slow As beginners Luck would have who said he never shot a re Volver like that in his scored five bulls eyes in the first round of time fire shots in 30 on the other trustee George Spees was exuberant that he got All 10 shots in the first round of slow fire on the paper target. Trustee Vanderweel went in for the two hand method of shooting. After prac timing for a couple of weeks for the she said she is thinking of taking up the sport of shooting. Lets out my she said. An army Man from 15 years racked up the top score of the Vil Lage trustees Chernick coming in a close second. Chief Jenkins scored the top Mark of the evening but said it was t his Best Effort. Like All Good the Village faced with demanded a recount of the scores when they came up 443 Points with a score 1306 against 1749. To ghost to vanish by next year area television viewers can expect at least another year of reception difficulties on Channel 7 the Abc owned and operated Chicago station plans to move its Antenna from Marina towers to atop the Sears Tower to alleviate problems in the Northwest but the move will not be made until fall of 1973. A spokesman for Channel 7 said yesterday All geared up to but structural reinforcement on the Sears Tower will take at least a year to Complete. Roebuck and co. Offered monday to help finance the relocation of All Chicago networks atop its building. Northwest suburban residents began receiving double on Channel 7 in March and the problem has become More severe. The station s officials say the construction of High Rise primarily the Standard Oil has obstructed the transmitting signal causing the interference. Channel 7 is the Lone major Chicago network affected by the Loop construction. Channel 5 and Channel 2 transmitters Are located on the John Hancock Center and thus far there a been Little interference. Originally Sears officials planned to in stall special absorbing materials on the Sears Tower to prevent interference to broadcaster transmitting from the Han cock Center. That solution however is in according to a Sears spokes Man. The spokesman said the Best solution to the problems throughout the Chicago area is to relocate All stations atop the 100-Story Sears Tower. L the Faa has Given final approval for a 350-foot Extension to the height of the Sears Tower to allow the television while Channel 7 officials and Channel 32 were very pleased with the Sears announcement and indicated they Hope to relocate the other stations merely said they will study the proposal. T i besides channels 2 and also located on the Hancock Center Are Channel 9 Channel 32 and Channel 44 work is underway for Channel a new station to transmit on the Han cock Center. Channel 26 transmits from the Board of Trade building and has indicated it wishes to move to the Sears Tower. M t e d u c a t Ion a 1 Channel 11 broadcasts from 1000 Lake Shore or. Each station is expected to spend some million to move to the Sears Tower. A Channel 7 official said the move from the smaller Marina City building to the towering Sears Structure will the Crisp est signal you have Ever had in the Northwest this morning in Brief sen. George Mcgovern said be has rejected a offer by White House adviser Henry Kissinger for a secret briefing on Vietnam negotiations. He said a could learn More from Good newsmen than be could from the White House. Conservatives offered a Compromise plan for a overhaul of Delegate voting strength at the 1978 Republican con but liberals promptly rejected it As a sellout of the Urban states. Ramsey Clark came under congressional fire for allegedly allowing himself to be used to spread communist propaganda. Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott and sen. Henry Jackson joined for Mer atty. Gen. John Mitchell criticizing Clark for his denunciation of the. Air strikes on a visit to North the nation Vietnam. District judge George Hart lifted a court order blocking construction of the Multi billion Dollar trans Alaska Oil pipe line. But he said anticipated appeals probably would take the Case to the supreme court. Two engineers employed by the Feder Al aviation administration have been charged with making a false air plane hijacking threat and with assaulting air port customs officers. The state the Eftev. Jesse said sen. George Mcgovern has slighted Black Leaden and that he has ignored promises which were made to enlist Black leaders the metropolitan Chicago nursing Home association filed suit seeking in creased state payments for welfare recipients in nursing Homes. The world witnesses said the Pilot of a soviet built Ilyushin 62 was apparently trying to bring his jetliner Back to the East Berlin Airport because of engine trouble when the plane exploded and killing All 156 persons aboard. Women and armed with stones and ambushed cars carrying striking longshoremen who were heading for a Dock in Eastern eng land not yet affected by Britain s 19-Day old ports shutdown. I j Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky a greed to a draw in the 14th game of their world chess championship. Fischer retained a full three Point Lead in the match. The War 1 v t battered South vietnamese marines fought off an attack by More than 100 communists trying to recapture an in Bridgehead near Quang Tri killing 36 North vietnamese soldiers. In the president sent or. Henry Kissinger to Saigon to Confer with the South vietnamese on efforts to negotiate an end to the War. The weather Atlanta Boston -72 Denver 93 Elpaso a 92 Xhu j i of r los Angeles .82 Xixi cd 111 Paul new York i t to Jav 11. A. A null 90 Al Al 4 we i Low 68 57 65 66 73 64 68 82 71 61 79 65 55 72 the Market the Stock Market finished lower. Trad ing on the new York Stock Exchange was fairly Active. The Dow Jones aver age lost 3.54 to 969.97. Declines edged advances 770 to among the issues crossing the tape. Turnover totalled shares. Prices were lower on the american Stock Exchange As the amex Index lost 0.05 to 26.99. On the inside Bridge a. Editor Lilc Horoscope sports or Mien s want ads jtaw0 sect. 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