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Daily Herald Suburban Chicago (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Chicago, IllinoisThe Herald August 1972 Section i _3 abounding facilities everyone head for woods9 want to get people Back to the says James Mattson when he talks about the Forest preserves in the Northwest suburban area. Mattson. of the North West division of the Cook Forest preserve is responsible about 10.000 acres of Forest preserve in the area bounded by Wolf the Cook outage county Barrington Road and the Lake Cook county line. Deer Grove and Ned Brown Are the two biggest Forest preserves in the division. Whose Headquarters Are in the Ned Brown said there is an increase in the number of people using the it is a trend he expects will continue As the suburbs develop leaving the forests As the Only open land. The Forest preserve District is responsible for general maintenance of the forests moving removing pruning repairing and locating facilities and patrolling the Woods. During the Spring and 28 men. Including eight Are employed by the Northwest division. After the fall killing die work Force drops to about to to is men. In the after a heavy extra workers Are hired to run the Toboggan slides. The Crews in the summer spend most of the time mowing grass and removing trash. Mattson these tasks a or ending there Are about 308 Acrea of Fine grass that should be mowed weekly. An additional acres of Meadow land a mowed two or three times a season. The extra wet summer tills year has pushed grass cutting behind schedule. Trash removal was easier for the division to handle. A trash was put into containers and burned. What Ever was left after burning bottles and cans wow be dumped in for est preserve under new ecology Laws All trash must be and nothing May be burned. Forest preserve dumps could not meet standards set for dumping Sites so the trash is hauled to municipal dumps. Despite the recent interest in Mattson said there has been real change As f Aras the Public in con and More trash than Ever is being removed from the forests. Mattson said one reason for the in crease in trash is that people Are using More and More disposable items. Come to a picnic and Don t expect to Lake anything Home. They throw it All another reason is that some people use the Forest preserve to dispose of items that cannot be Given to regular trash cot lectors. His Crews have found cans filled who bricks that people wanted to get rid of. Utter bugs Are a big headache for the division. Mattson said the hardest things to pick up Are bottle tops and Tab tops from cans. During the time Between the killing Frost and heavy Forest preserve Crews repair picnic relocate toi let prune Trees and catch up on maintenance they did not Nave time for during the summer. Mattson has one responsibility that other division superintendents do taking care of the Elk in the Elk preserve on Illinois 72 in the Ned Brown pre serve. There Are now in Elk in the preserve. When the Herd gets too big for the pre serve to some of the Eft Are shipped to various facilities throughout the Midwest. The Eft Are a carryover from the Days when the Forest preserve District maintained animal pens in different Woods. Deer were kept in Deer Grove and Buffalo were kept in that s right Buffalo Grove. During world War the Deer escaped and the Buffalo died but the Elk were taken care of. In spite of All Mattson St enjoys his Job. He has been with the for est preserve District for 25 15 years a superintendent. To the Forest preserves offer recreational opportunities that cannot be duplicated by any other facility. Though he enjoys life need just Cau Pete Smith Fly Mary Hutchings Pete Smith is going to Frame his first movie contract and wait for Hollywood to Call. On a 24-hour pass from a recent Hospi Tal he starred in his first balance made by creative establishment of Chicago. The film will be distributed by the governor s commission on employment of the of which Smith is an Active and influential member. Pete Smith is probably better known to Hoffman estates residents As the civic tender who is responsible for the Vil Lage s Model ordinance the first in Illi Nois which requires that Public build Ings be architecturally accessible to the handicapped. Smith was stricken with multiple Scle Rosis More than three years ago. Though he now May dream of a motorized wheel he said the Only difference in his life that it takes me a Little longer to get from Point a to Point b. A transportation problem that s his attitude toward his Handicap is inspirational to those who meet him As he wheels in and out of civic activities in the Village. Only person who is Handi capped is the one who thinks he Smith radiating an inner strength and Confidence that convinces and charms the listener. Day of the shut in is he added. I have any message i could get up on a Soapbox and it s get out and enjoy life. Come on the water s the Man familiar to Parade goers As the Guy in his Welwel chair be Hind the Jaycee car has Long gotten Over sen. Percy to visit sept. 7 v s sen. Charles Percy will visit Schaumburg sept. 7 Tor the official opening of the cd aliens for Percy head far Northwest suburbs. The Public is invited to meet Percy be tween and 6 at the office in the town Square shopping 300 hostile re. The Percy Community Campaign Cen Ter opened unofficially yesterday. Thomas p. Regional said the dual opening is necessary be cause of the Broad interest in this area in Percy s reelection. The Center will serve Percy s Campaign against roman Pucinski in bar ringtone and Palatine townships. Cathryn is District coordinator and Nancy is office manager. Roeser said the grand opening of the Center will give Percy a Chance to Chat informally with residents. Groups which would like to have a Percy representative address their memberships and All Persona interested in working for Percy should Contact the Headquarters. Four arrested on drug two More sought pour suburbanites were arrested on drug charges yesterday and two More were expected to surrender on charges of attempted murder last night in a Case involving residents of Hoffman rolling Meadows and Hanover Park. Warrants for attempted murder and delivery of a controlled substance were outstanding late yesterday afternoon for Daniel 20. Who s last known address was in the Lombard and an unidentified female. An attorney for Mcgladdery told agents of the metropolitan enforcement group the suspect would surrender at the Miles Polke department at . Yesterday. It was not known if the female would appear. Arrested for delivery of a controlled woman charged in 2-car collision a Palatine woman received a Cut up and a traffic ticket monday afternoon for her part in a two car Cou Iwon at Arling ton Heights Road and Thomas Arlington Heights. Chrystal the. 118 Winston was driving northbound on Arlington Road when she made a Tift turn into the path of a southbound automobile driven by Virginia e. S. Pukt re. Tow greater Auto Kruck who told police she did not the other car. Mrs. Boat rom we treated for up in jury and released from Northwest com aunty where Ahe bad been taken by a department ambulance. Set Wai ticketed to failing to Yitty tin right of Way. Substance were Linda Marie and Carl j. Both of 6654 i Hanover Park. Also charged with delivery of a controlled substance was Charles e. Of 442 Bode Hoffman charged with delivery of marijuana was Richard Alan of 4700 Arbor rolling Meadows. The arrests grew from the alleged Pur chaw by Meg agents of 81 doses of Ltd and of amphetamines front miss Moser and Isenberg Early tuesday said Clarence Nitea police chief and spokesman for Meg. Information from the two Hanover Park subjects led the agents to the Hoff Man estates said when an additional doses of amphetamines were to be purchased. When Deering was Mcgladdery and the female allegedly tried to escape by Eriksen and in the process tried to nut Down an Meg agent thong to the agent jumped from the path of the it passed Over said the agent was treated at Abadan Brothers medical est Grove Vil Lage. He was not seriously injured. Emrikson verified police fired five shots at the Auto. The pair escaped apparently unhurt. Deering s arrest led the agents to the rolling Meadows where pain was taken into custody after agents arranged to Purchase m pounds of Mari Juana for total Street value of the drugs involved is estimated at Emrikson said. Of that part of the Money actually was he said. Meg is a cooperative Agency formed by suburban Aid the Cook county sheriffs the period. Smith s acceptance of what most would Call a drastic change in his lifestyle is so remarkably Good and his enthusiasm for involved in anything you is so contagious his doctor sometimes asks him to talk with other patients. Anyone thinks life is passing them please Call Smith h s Happy to help people buy wheelchairs and then teach them the Fine Points of one. A Salesman for Nova airfreight in Elk Grove the fatter of four drives himself to work in a station Wagon de signed with hand controls. He joked that his Home at 402 Kingsdale houses a family one for the Home that allows him to get dose to and one for the sturdy enough to Bounce Down curbs and do up them. An avid bears he did t miss a Home game last and with sons and Patrick win be rooting them on again this year. His favorite is it s hard to believe Smith when he de scribes himself As an but he can quickly and accurately sense a person s motivating and readily admits that letters make my Happy. After the passing of the Hoffman estates his mail included in quiries into Bow to go about passing Sim Ilar Laws As Well As Anonymous from the handicapped and with the ranks of the handicapped being swelled Here with the return of injured Vietnam Smith said the ramps and railings required in Public buildings by the local ordinance will be come even More important he praised the design of which the handicapped to spend his Money just As Wen As anybody and he s probably of the few who bag noticed the Cut away curbs on Michigan Avenue downtown and the half dozen Loop buildings with the to the Symbol. Smith said he make it with out the help of my wife my super his two and As Well As the the dog and two pet keep the household Busy. Smith included the who let me be we Don t have to bring the old theory of the City with us to the suburbs. We All need we can All help each other. Some Are Able to do More than Smith said. Very few people do More to help than Pete Smith. He get by with a Little help from my Little Joe Waite could t wait Joseph Waite or. Just could t wait to move to Palatine last month. In he arrived Here without seeing the Village or anything else. He was born during the House Hunting trip. His Susan knew she was taking a big Chance when she accompanied her husband Joseph from Green Bay to look at a potential Job in Palatine. On july mrs. One week for Joseph or s arrival it Joseph and Susan Waite had been on the read Between their Green Bay Home and never have made mrs. Watte admitted. My doctor up North is going to tin me for travelling around that late in my she added. A doctor at Northwest Community Hospital perform. De the delivery july 26. A sunny Day brings picnickers to the Woods. Marcing Northwest suburbanites have a Nice place to picnic is the Job of the Northwest division of the Cook county Forest preserve District. Board postpones North View vote the Palatine Village Board has agreed to postpone consideration of the controversial plans to develop the six vacant lots in the North View subdivision. Some 30 North View residents looked on As the Board granted the request of Thomas c. Attorney for property owner Edward t. To delay a vote until the next aug. 28. Kearns sought the postponement be cause two of the six trustees present at monday night s meeting Are known to be against the proposal to build 18 units of condominiums on the Burley property. One trustee was absent. The proposal needs five affirmative a two thirds majority of the Vil Lage because petitions were submitted against the plans by North View residents. The trustees consider themselves caught in the with no apparent Graceful Way out. They Don t especially want to approve the Burley project and betray the North View but consider the con Dominium plans less undesirable than the shopping Center office building alternative. If the trustees go along with the Home zoning Board considers redefining Home occupation the Palatine zoning Board of appeals is considering a redefinition of what constitutes a Home but the Board acknowledges at the same time difficulties in enforcing any Home occupation guidelines. Three of the zoning Board meeting informally monday night with a Village trustee and the Village agreed to further study the present Pala Tine ordinance and Home occupation ordinances in Arlington gun View and grand Mich. The zoning Board members appeared to look favourably upon four general guidelines for Home occupations which were proposed by Village mgr. Berton g. Braun. The guidelines visible advertising outside the Home. Retail sales. Employees who do not live in the Home. Mechanical equipment which is not ordinarily used in a Home. The first two gut Ehnes already Are in the Palatine borne occupation Ordi Nance. Braun said he recognized the need for defining Home but said any provisions limiting the occupations roust be reasonable. People Call and ask if a certain occupation is All and we have to Teu them it s be said. The people who Don t Call go ahead and set up the Home and the Village would never know about Home occupations Are businesses and classes conducted for profit in private Homes. Braun said guidelines defining what constitutes a Home occupation Are difficult to enforce. We re not aware that the business is taking it s evidently not causing a problem As traffic congestion or and if it s not causing a Why should we prohibit owners and reject the they would subject the Village to what some trustees say would surely be a losing court Battle. And if the Village the trustees the outcome would be far worse from the standpoint of the North View homeowners than if the Village Board agreed to Grant the reaming be cause the present petition is for Multi family zoning and a lawsuit would seek commercial use of the property. The North View mean Are unwilling to Compromise. They remain Adamant in their opposition to Multi family dwellings in the sub Divi and Are willing to risk the threat of a suit to keep the condominiums out the Are More and they cite the 13-Story Sellergren project under construction just East of North View serves As a sore re minder of the last time the trustees went along with area homeowners but were overruled in court. Attorney Kearns is openly confident that the court would Grant rezone to if the Village does pointing to the continued commercial development on North West coupled with the nearby Segergren precedent. The trustees twice have upheld objections to development of the Burley prop erty by both North View residents and the plan commission. The present proposal for con Dom Nhun units is expected to be the last request for Village Board approval Kearns has indicated that Burley definitely would take the matter to court if the request is turned Down locally. Office is As close to you As your phone Home delivery 394-0110 want 394-2400 sports bulletins 394-1700 other departments Palatine Herald to Marly Ftp the in blushed Dally monday through Friday by and Doc inc. 19 n. Bothwell ill Lou 3s9-w90 subscription Kates Home delivery in Palatine we per week 1 and 3 j7co Tum 3 thru s 8.00 16.00 City Barry Ligate state Marge Fet toll Marcla Kramer women s Marianne Scott spoils news l. A. 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