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Arlington Heights Daily Herald Suburban Chicago Newspaper Archives Aug 16 1972, Page 60

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Daily Herald Suburban Chicago (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Chicago, IllinoisThe rolling Meadows hot partly hot and High in lower 90s. Party continued hot and High in Middle paddock publications Illinois 6000ft August 16. 1972 5 so Home delivery s6c Loc study shows City moving up in socioeconomic rank rolling Meadows is moving up in the world or at least in the Chicago suburban area. From 1900 to 197t rolling Meadows jumped from the 4mh percentile to the 33rd percentile i a socioeconomic rank ing of 200 Chicago suburban communities. A recently released study ranked Roll ing Meadows 6sth out of the 200 communities. The greatest increase in the last 10 years has been in the percentage of the population with a family income Over in 1900 Only .2 per cent had a family income Over but this had increased to 9.2 per cent in 1970. Rolling Meadows ranked 90th in this the median income in rolling Meadows increased from 1970 Dol in 1960 to w.343 in less than below the average suburban family income of the median income was 78th among the suburbs surveyed. In other categories rolling Meadows was ranked in the percentage of the population Over 25 years old with a College degree. This percentage has nearly doubled in the last years from 7.6 per cent to 14.7 per the median education level in rolling Meadows was an increase of Only two months Over the 114 median education in i960 but still above the sub Urban median education level of 12.4. Neighbouring Palatine was ranked 30th in the Survey. Pierre de project director of the Chicago regional Hospital who prepared the singled out two Rea sons for the difference in the ranking. Palatine has the advantage of being served by the Chicago and North Western a Factor which attracts higher income people who work Down town. Palatine has a wider Range of Home values than rolling Meadows. Devise classifies rolling Meadows As a class in that Homes sell for approximately with a Range of Only about each Way. In Palatine has a Range in Home values from to More than according to devise. If fire District annexed massive changes to be made by Ken Kozak if the rolling Meadows fire Protection District is annexed by the City it will mean massive changes that almost no one will notice. According to people who will be most closely involved with the is exactly the Way they want it to happen. City and fire officials Are confident the transition can be accomplished with a minimum of contusion and no change at All in the Quality of service the fire District now provides. But there will be shifts in As sets and liabilities from the fire depart ment to the a new responsibility for the rolling Meadows City in an area where they have no practical exp which they readily and the dissolution of the fire Protection District under the three Man Board of has been responsible for fire Protection and prevention since 1959. This saturday voters in rolling Meadows will be asked if they approve of the transition that win accomplish those changes and if they will give the City authority to collect sufficient tax monies to make those changes. That question is not being asked hastily. The idea of the merger has been Dis cussed publicly for 10 months. It was being talked about privately by City and fire officials even before it was disclosed in october at a fire trustees meeting. Since fire and City officials have been trying to work out agreements that would please both concentrating on the effects the merger is going to have on tire department person Nel. The culmination of their efforts has come in the last three with first an agreement on personnel policies be tween trustees and the City s annexation and finally ratification of that agreement by the City Council at its last meeting. In Between the october beginning and the recent the Road toward a settlement was not always easy. The first serious difficulty popped up in april when City officials Learned they would not be Able to assume the District s taxing authority of 40 cents per assessed property valuation without a it also became obvious at that time that there was no Chance the City could support the District from sales tax surplus funds alone or along with the tax of five cents per that they could Levy for fire Protection without a referendum. When that problem was settled by an agreement to bold a the negotiations became troubled by a Dis agreement on a personnel Issue that has since been called More a misunderstanding than an actual conflict. The Issue was Jit is settled but if it has been settled to every one s satisfaction is another question. The problem Arote because of the fire District s reported desperate for More full time men. Went into the negotiations trying to stress that this was their primary concern. After the City Council had tentatively agreed to subsidize hiring six new men several months the City finance committee confused matters by recommending hiring a minimum of three men. The result of that committee s action was dissatisfaction on the part of the who charged then the City seemed to be More interested in economizing than in strengthening the fire department. The temporary bad feelings were mollified shortly thereafter when mayor Roland Meyer said the finance com Mittee s recommendation was Unwar and the City and were Able to Hammer out a mutually satisfactory agreement on additional manpower. That agreement provides for the fire on Page Parade Here tonight for youth week gaily decorated cars will wind through rolling Meadows tonight As the teen government sponsors its annual Parade As part of the youth week activities. The Parade will be led by cars listed with the seven teen government officials and their City counterparts. Also in the Parade will be the rolling Meadows Park District candidates for teen government miss rolling cars decorated by Church groups and the winners of the re cent contest. The cars will assemble at the Jonas Salk school at with the Parade scheduled to be kicked off at 7 o clock. From the Salk parking lot the Parade will go to pheasant to grouse to Meadow to school to Campbell to Cardinal to owl to Kirchoff Road and disband at the rolling Meadows shopping Center. Candidates for teen government posts will have an Opportunity to Campaign at the end of the Parade. Petitions for the seven teen govern ment offices must be in by tonight voting for the teen officiate will take place tomorrow from 8 to 10 . At the rolling Meadows sports Complex. Any rolling Meadows teen from 13 through 18 years old is eligible to vote. A splash party win follow the balloting from 9 to 11 . At the rolling Meadows Park District Pool no admission win be charged. For teens not interested in the gym will be open for volleyball and Husker s deluxe weasel will provide the music for the inaugural dance on Friday. The dance is free and win be held in the South parking lot of the sports Complex from 8 to h . Mayor Roland Meyer will announce the new teen government officials. The ice Arena will be opened up to teens free of charge following the dance from . To . Youth week activities will end Satur Day with a hayride from 8 to 9 . At the b bar j ranch in Lake Zurich. The hayride will be followed by a Bonfire and party. Buses for the hayride will leave the sports Complex at 7 pin. The Cost for the transportation and party is per person. Tickets can be Pur chased at the sports Complex. Palatine re. This Young Man Bowling strike against muscular dystrophy. Game was one of several Booths a total backyard carnival. From the cer Neveli help finance re against the it irate. By. And dirty two characters from afternoon pro have children s inter est in the carnivals. _ see editorial Page this morning in Brief the nation sen. George Mcgovern said he has rejected an offer by White House adviser Henry Kissinger for a secret briefing on Vietnam he said he could learn More from Good newsmen than be could from the White House. Offered a Compromise plan for u overhaul of Delegate voting strength at the 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 Henry Jackem joined for Mer atty. Gen. Jehu Mitchell in critic Dong Clark for Tut denunciation of the us. Strikes while on a visit to North Vietnam. . District judge George Hart lifted a court order mocking construction of the Multi billion Dobar trans Alaska Oil pipe 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 i Jackg threat and with Asu Altug air port the state the Rev. Jesse said sen. George Mcgovern has slighted Black leaders Tad that i Baa ignored promises wac Here made to enlist Black Leaden support. 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 Yushin to was apparently trying to bring his jetliner Back to the East Berlin Airport because of engine trouble when the plane exploded and killing All 1m persons aboard. Women and armed with stones and ambushed cars carrying striking longshoremen who were beading for a Dock in Eastern eng land not yet affected by Britain s 19-Day of ports Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky a greed to a draw in the urn game of their a faces champs temp. Fischer retained a fax three Point Lead in the match. The War battered South vietnamese marines fought off an attack by More than 100 communists trying to recapture an important 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. Baseball White sox Milwaukee 1 new York Atlanta 0 Cincinnati Philadelphia 0 the weather Atlanta Boston Elpaso City temp bus Miami Beach Paul new York Phoenix. Salt Lake City .93 .s2 ---------s3 a _90 .000 85 by 65 6s 73 m 68 82 78 66 72 the Market the Stock Market finished lower. Trad ing on the new York Stock Exchange was fairly Active. The Dow Jones aver age Tost 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 0.06 to 26.99. On the inside Bridge comics crossword editorials Horoscope movies today of women s want ads 3

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