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Chicago Heights Star (Newspaper) - July 28, 1968, Chicago Heights, Illinois Sanitary District Abandons plans for sludge farms residents win Battle against two area Sites by Dennis r. Wheeler no sludge farm will be located in South Cook county now or in the foreseeable future. That is the final outcome of the two month Long struggle Between area residents and their leaders and officials of the metropolitan sanitary District that favored placing two sludge farm Sites in this Corner of i the county. By a 7 to i margin the trustees of the District voted thursday to abandon both proposed Sites a one South of Tinley Park and the other West Chicago Heights Star Skyline 5-6161 68th year 66 pages�?5 sections sunday. July 28. 1968 Skyline 3-6161 ten cents per single copy no. 34 Post office cutbacks busses strike ends Roll monday rescinded of Matteson near 1-57 a in its regular weekly meeting a t District Headquarters in curtailments of postal service downtown Chicago slated to become effective saturday were rescinded in last Albert Kruse Mark minute action by the Post of Frankfort attorney win began fice department. The organized local fight against a Telephone Call f r o in the District proposals two postmaster general w. Marvin month a ask spoke b r e of v j traffic on route 54 at the in Watson in Washington d c., at Ihl Ruday after the vote was ejection of route 30 in mat approximately 7 30 pm. Friday taken gravel truck overturns snarls traffic informed Donald l. Swanson involved areas regional postal director that Bank the sanitary District for curtailments should be lifted. Consideration and thought and that it would be at least one our Krusemark week before any firm com Fra. Our decision now fitment on service cutbacks a Perm is the communities of our tonally would be made by the area .1� it Row to cd a natural postal department. Ways. Apfl a Tinley Park chamber of com t a it a e a a a Merce president Theodore i. A. Of Quot Quot galas another Leader of the anti the sectional postal Center to i us Campaign Halm the continue regular operations. Voe a Ghret a Victory for Community according to an area a the interest displayed and postal official no written the hard work contributed by rescission order was issued but. Local citizens was a wonderful Post offices will be in full opera thing to galas said. Lion until further notice. A thursday s decision shows scheduled to be discontinued what concerted action by people before the Call was received was i can regular saturday window a a service at the Post offices and galas and Krusemark joined tentatively listed for curtailment in praising Valentine Janicki. Was saturday collection of mail sanitary Board trustee and real from Street Deposit boxes. Estate committee chairman who the original limitations were supp Rcd the local stand from ordered after Congress had controversy s beginning issued a mandate to Cut Back _an5 Nide the motion Federal employment to the june thursday for a naj f a 30 1966 level Downer. He had threatened earlier that if general superintendent Vinton Bacon a tries to stand in Hie Way of the will of the people that he would also move to remove Bacon from office. Bacon made no comment on thursdays vote. One question left partially unanswered after the meeting was what the District intends to do with the tons of digested sludge it must dispose of daily. School May hire Scariano As attorney members of the Board of education of Chicago Heights school District no. 170 wednesday indicated they will seek the services of Anthony Scariano of Park Forest As attorney. Scariano a state representative from this area was the Only probable candidate named when the Board discussed the possibility of hiring an attorney to represent it on a regular basis. The District currently employs Teson was tied up for about an hour Early saturday morning when a Semi trailer truck loaded with More than 30 tons of gravel overturned. The truck which was driven by Edgar Carlson 37, of 4619 Pine Street Hammond ind., is owned by the ared Midwest corporation of 3225 main Street Evanston. It was on its Way to a stockpile for interstate 57 near Monee. Carlson who suffered a slight Cut above his right Eye was charged with driving too fast for conditions. Damage to the truck which with its Load weighed approximately 70,000 pounds was estimated at $2,200 by company officials. According to Matteson patrolman William Wheeler the truck was westbound on route 30 when it attempted to turn South onto route 54 Wheeler said there were 118 feet of skid Marks in the turn and added that Only one Side of ski Marks was found indicating that the truck was tipped onto its right wheels. The truck then tipped Over onto its Side dumping its Load just East of Parker a Standard i service station. Of school Calendar for 1968-69 approval of the 1968-69 Calen-1 Dar was granted wednesday by the Board of education of at present the material is dumped into lagoons or dried and made into fertilizer for Sale the District still believes that on land disposal such As that heretofore planned for the Tinley Park and Matteson areas Chicago Heights school District is the most economic Way to n0 170. I meet the problem the Calendar sets the opening galas said sanitary Board 0f school tuesday september 3, attorneys As needed and has not president John Egan told him a final Day As thursday had one on a regular retainer thursday that the District would june 12, 1969. Basis for nearly two years. The begin sludge farming on some in Between the youngsters last to act in this capacity was 1.109 acres of District owned Ujj enjoy the usual holidays Chicago Heights mayor Maurino n county. Richton a this land is far Short of the Scariano. A a i 5f�s continued on Page 4 name was tested to the Board by mrs. Helen runes. It was her idea in the first place that the Board discuss the possibility of hiring an attorney on a regular basis. In citing the need to again have a Quot regular attorney mrs. Runes declared Quot we desperately need an attorney. So often in the last several months we have wished we had the services of one. We be payed Amateur attorneys instead and i done to think we want to continue this Robert Lowe supported her. A i think every school Board continued on Page 4 Soldier from City killed in Viet Nam private first class William h. School White had been in the White 1426 Arnold Chicago Heights was reported killed in action in Viet Nam tuesday when his base Camp was attacked a graduate of Bloom High school White had been in the army since 1966 and in Viet Nam for nine months. Such As veterans Day thanksgiving Christmas and easter vacations Lincoln a birthday memorial Day and four teacher Institute and professional visiting Days. The Christmas vacation is slated to begin december 20 and conclude january 6. The easter vacation starts april 3. It will run through april 14, unless severe Winter weather knocks out some of the so called Quot emergency in the event school has to be closed during the Winter because of severe weather conditions april 7-11 will be included As school Days. These Days if no weather emergency closes school Are to be declared Quot Legal holidays by the Board at its first meeting in april. This is what 30 tons of gravel looks like spread on a Highway. The scene is route 54 in Matteson shortly after a Semi trailer truck overturned while turning a Corner. Bottom photo shows undercarriage of truck. Mental health facility attends final meeting Park Forest eyed As site for children s Center a 53-acre tract in Park Forest treating mentally retarded has reportedly based on its pro persons and therefore is not a is being considered As the site been successfully pioneered in i Dimity to metropolitan health mental Hospital in the usual for a unique Center for mentally Denmark and Sweden and was and research facilities on Park sense of the handicapped children it was recommended by the Illinois forests traditional acceptance Learned this week. Mental health department in re of socially significant ideals and the Center embodying con cent reports. Because of the More than Ade cents of design and and funds for construction of quate local labor Pool. The ministration unlike any other seven state centers for Childre Center would employ pro facility in the United states were approved by the Illinois fess Ion a i people and child would be located in the area general Assembly last july. The technicians known As Industry Park West. Legislation authorized the Illinois Quot the facility would be More of Union accepts contract bus service will resume monday morning i All South suburban Safeway bus lines following a settlement of the 26-Day-old strike Friday night. Striking members of the Alliance of bus line employees an Independent Union composed of approximately 176 Drivers and mechanics voted 117 to 12 Friday night to return to work after accepting a new offer from the Harvey based company. It was reported that the company within the next to Days will petition the Illinois Commerce commission for approval of a fare hike of about five per cent to make up wage and Benefit boosts granted in the settlement. The Union members met in the basement of the St. Nicholas orthodox Church at 149th Street and Page Avenue Harvey at 7 30 . To vote on the latest offer made by the bus company. A # after approximately one hour of discussion on the new contract offer Union members voted by secret ballot. An air of optimism prevailed prior to the meeting however and most of the bus Drivers assembled at the Church were talking about returning to work monday before the vote was even taken. I following the vote Meade Matese president of the Union told reporters that mechanics for the company would report to work at 7 a m. Saturday to prepare the idled busses and that the Drivers would report at their regular hours monday. Matese expressed the appreciation of the Union members to the bus Riding Public for Quot their co operation and patience during the four week a he said that Union members had been encouraged to be Quot extremely polite this week and to thank bus patrons for resuming their service with South suburban Safeway. Ray Johnson vice president of the bus lines said saturday morning that full mechanical Crews would be working around the clock throughout the weekend to put the busses in proper shape to run monday. Union officials would not discuss the terms of the new contract but Johnson said that a 44-cent-an-hours raise Over the next 35 months on overtime pay were included in the contract. A the chief complaints of the workers were hourly wages work week hours and benefits. Fridays settlement ended a strike that started monday morning july i when the Union members set up picket lines the Type at Dixon or at Lincoln around the company garages at not like that at Manteno or 209 East 154th Street Harvey and at 166th be South Holland. And Indiana in or. Nevosad ends career with City school District Mcleod said. The state is said to it Are negotiating for the land with a contract Between the com Park Forest properties agent Pany and the Union expired at for the owner. Nathan Manilow. Midnight june 30, As Neotia the site is bounded by North building authority to spend up Ella tie trustee j non Cunningham commented Orchard drive on the East the to $9 million in building a Chil Mcleod said monday Quot there further on the proposed Center Michigan Central Railroad Drens Center in the Chicago should be no confusion Between saturday indicating that Quot re by Bill spelbring f. W. Nevosad wednesday participated in his final Board of education meeting As superintendent of Chicago Heights Grade school District no. 170. And unless he has a Complete change of heart somewhere along the Way it probably will be his last As an administrative educator. Next wednesday or. Nevosad closes out a 13-year career As the first to go was William Schuett business manager. He left in april to take a similar Post in the Northern Chicago suburbs. His place since has been filled by Charles Rellis of Chicago Heights. On May 15, Nevosad declared his intentions of a stepping Down a in August 1969. Two weeks later the startled school Board Learned that Robert Boggs assistant super j and wednesdays departure for Nevosad was amicable and filled with handshakes All around. When asked what he in tracks on the North the Matteson Village limits on the West and the Elgin Joliet and Eastern Railroad tracks on the South. A partial revelation of details concerning the Center came at monday evenings Village Board meeting when Village president b. G. Cunningham in answering saturday indicating that Quot cer metropolitan area. Mentally ill and mentally Tajn matters must be considered consideration of Park Forest retarded children this facility by the Village with regard to the As a location for the Center was is planned for mentally retarded Center a a eleven acres of Industry Park West belong to the Village As the present heliport. Tons on a new contract were underway. Following the strike continued on Page 4 City Man rescues youth from Lake tended to do now that his role As a Village residents question. A Chicago Heights Man superintendent was nearing an said Quot consideration of a facility i played a heroes role thursday end or. Nevosad replied for the mentally retarded is Quot in a tired. I Haven to had a being undertaken a vacation for nearly two years. Cunningham added that the right now i just want to sit and Illinois state department of relax a mental health is proposing Quot cot when further pressed about Tage Type facilities for perhaps District superintendent. The Fol a intendant was resigning to take the future he commented around 400 children of the Type lowing Day George Stimeling Over As superintendent of the Quot i know definitely that it j committed to Dixon or of Mossville 111. Near Peori Oswego 111., school District. His wont be in administrative Edu it has since been Learned that takes Over the superintendents spot has since been filled by cation. In All probability it will j the proposed facility would Post. Or. Stimeling last week was named to succeed Nevosad to conclude a whirlwind series of events which witnessed a Complete changeover of the districts administrative staff in the past several weeks. Franklin Richards. While the Nevosad announcement and subsequent replacement action was at times filled with undertones of tension and hints of hard feelings All involved conducted themselves with dignity in recent weeks be in a teaching assignment resemble a Small Community of one Story Quot cottage Type Homes situated along winding tree shaded streets in an Effort to blend the Center into the villages architecture. # earlier in closing remarks directed to the Board Nevosad said Quot i Greet this time of a change continued on Page 4 the Quot Community concept of when he dived into Lake Michigan to Rescue a 17-year-old Indian youth who had jumped into the Lake at Randolph Street in Chicago with his hands and feet tied with rope. James a. Schwab 26, of 1930 Adams Street. Chicago Heights a Hospital corpsman at the naval Reserve armory at Chicago was at the armory when men ran into the building reporting that a boy had jumped into the slip where the submarine uss silversides was docked. According to Schwab he ran outside pulled off some of his clothes and swam Over to the youth. He observed that the youths hands and feet were tied with rope and when he tried to untie the rope discovered that it was entangled in seaweed. Schwab reported that he called for a knife and then a heaving line to loosen the rope. The youth was pulled to Shore with the line. Later identified by police As Quot we would have to have another site for helicopter use j before giving up this one which will be much More in use according to All indications. Cun-1 j Gingham said. A the villages master Street plan Calls for eventual Access i from Orchard drive to the mat j Teson Illinois Central Railroad station. This Access route is i planned through Industry Park West Cunningham pointed out. J a a determination would have 1 to be made. Cunningham indicated. Quot of How the people of i Park Forest feel about the pro j William Martin of Wisconsin posed the youth apparently was trying to execute a rope trick in the water. He was taken to the zone Center of the Chicago state Hospital for treatment. He went on to say that although the proposed Center would represent an achievement by the Village in fulfilling a continued on Page 4 of Maufe jhs2 sit i Jody us. Page Abbie an slats .e-9 amusements .b-6 books of the week a-14 classified advertising business directory c-4 through 15 dining entertainment guide.b-7 editorials. A-14 especially for women. E-3 through 5 the hot Corner a t King Arthur s court. E-8 obituaries .a-6 sports. B t through 5 sunday Sermonetti at 5

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