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Chicago Homewood Flossmoor Star (Newspaper) - April 21, 1968, Chicago, Illinois Spring showing of Homes. See listings in Section c $3.5 million water Bond bids due for review tuesday night bids will be considered tuesday night on the Sale of $3.5 million in Bonds to pay for Homewood s water and sewer improvements and to retire some current water and sewer debts. The Bond bids head an Agenda for the Village Board of trustees that is stocked with a number of water and sewer improvement tuesday oth of High music Art attractions at festival student musicians and artists at Homewood a Flossmoor High school will present their annual Fine arts festival tuesday at 8 . In the mall auditorium. The festival will again be a part of the monthly meeting of the Parent teacher association. And admission will be free to the Public. Featured on the program will be the of High school symphony orchestra a select Al girl vocal ensemble Sweet sixteen a display of student Art work and demonstrations of techniques employed in Many of the Art classes at the High school. Items. Among them Are a establishment of Bank and escrow accounts for the new water and sewer Bond funds. A a a review of bid tabulations on softener equipment water main distribution lines and for construction of the water Plant no. 5 building on the West Side. A discussion of water Well no. 12 at Maple Road and Ashland Avenue. Other matters on the Agenda include a counter proposal from the Illinois division of highways on lighting for the West Side of Halsted Street from 183rd Street to the Northern Boundary of Homewood. The division of highways rejected an earlier Homewood proposal and suggested instead that the Village pay $18,696 Over 30 months for the lighting a $623.20 a month or $7,478.40 a year. Sycamore 8-6 Ltd i Joua a . Sycamore 8-6161 volume 27, no. 88 60 pages�?5 sections amp supplement sunday april 21, 1968 18045 Martin Avenue Homewood ten cents per copy May trim number of units Board studies proposals on pc mini Campus units strikers picket Bell claims was faculty members Emmett Steele orchestra director mrs. Christine Westerfield choral director and mrs. Judith Michael Schenk and Jane Sego Art instructors will be in charge of the program. The 75-member orchestra will open the program with 40 minutes of music including three numbers by the choral ensemble. Orchestra numbers will include a festival March from a la Boheme a by Puccini a symphony in d major a a a Maestoso by Sammartini and a russian Sailor s dance from a the red poppy a by j Glier. Sweet sixteen will then sing a while we re Young a b y Wilder a a somewhere my love a by Jarre and a dream on Little dreamer a by Burch Crutchfield. On another lighting mat iter the Village has asked the Illinois Central Railroad to share the Cost of lighting the Dixie Highway underpass 24 hours a Day. The in reply will be presented tuesday. Other Agenda items Are a a supplemental appropriation ordinance for current fiscal year. A two planning commission appointments. The terms of chairman Henry Kroner and member d. K. Cook will expire april 30. The terms Are for three years a police pension Board appointment. The term of s. A. Hukill will expire april 30. The new term is for two years. A Resolution to release the 1 surety Bond for Public improvements in Homewood Terrace unit 2. A service As usual by word at Illinois Bell Telephone company thursday As More than i8,000 operators clerks craftsmen and other employees either walked off the Job or honoured picket lines. The Telephone company estimated that approximately 160 employees were off the Job Friday in the Chicago Heights Park Forest and Homewood exchanges and service facilities. Participating in a nationwide strike of the communications workers of America Al Cio were about 6.600 operators the clerks and others employed by Illinois Bell. The Chicago Heights office. A a consider service As usual �1 Purchase the orchestra will close the musical portion of the festival with a slavonic Dane of. 46, no. 8,�?� by Dvorak a a overture to a West s i d e t Story a by Bernstein and a Heilo by Herman. After the concert the audience j May View the Art work and ex-1 Hibits and talk with the instructors. Included will be Scotland switch rotarians arrange first Exchange also Many of the 11.800 Illinois Bell craftsmen repair i men and engineers represented by the International brother Hood of electrical workers Bell Telephone i Al Coare honouring the 1 Cwa picket lines the phone company said. The Ibex like the Cwa has rejected what the company says is a record wage offer for its members. Service continued in the South suburban area As management and supervisory employees a Don customers were exhibiting unusual patience and sympathy. Bell officials said As the usual visual image of a the Telephone girls was replaced with male voices on the toll and information boards. Chicago Heights had Only three requests for subscriber service moves or changes. At Harvey where �?o411�?� info j Cut 2.000 mation Calls for the entire South i Northwest suburban area Are handled All Calls were being answered within three to four seconds after the lights flashed up on the boards. Dial service both local and Long distance was Normal in fact far better than it was two weeks ago As riots flared throughout Chicago and other cities and Telephone Calls were heavy. Business offices were staffed fully in All exchanges As clerical members of the Telephone commercial employees Union reported to their jobs. F 0�ji a the rotary club of Homewood a i has joined in a world wide pro Cross Section of student work in Gram of High school youth sex lust rating a wide Range of change. Materials and techniques. Homewood rotary has com Art students will be on hand plated arrangements for its first to demonstrate techniques and Exchange of students. Kristin procedures in Bat King pot j Kirkconnell of Flossmoor will go throwing sketching with Dif to Glasgow Scotland. Her Host directory to depict two buildings. An artists interpretation of Ned new hats in accordance i the Homewood Village Hall with procedures established for an j the new Public safety disasters and other Emer building is featured on the front agencies. It cover of the 1968 Illinois Bell in Chicago Heights the it Telephone directory for the toll Board which is normally Homewood country club Hills covered by 20 operators was East Hazel Crest and Flossmoor operating at full efficiency As area to be distributed beginning management sales marketing Friday. And other supervisory personnel the cover incorrectly refers stepped in to Man the positions to the Public safety building As most �?o211�?� Long distance and the a new Village a a of toll Calls were being i local historical events and Chicago Heights continued with its preparations to subscribers in the Section of the City Over to a new Exchange 481, which replaces 754. 755, and 756 numbers in the area saturday night. About half of the Heights commercial workers were Busy in a Small room changing and resorting records and Bills for the new Exchange number. Population on the Chicago Heights toll Board was approximately half men and half women. All were non Union management and supervisory employees Many of them from. A a a a staff offices in Illinois Bell Tosky of Riverdale regarding Illinois Bell Telephone company s wage offers. Gerlosky is one of the communications workers of America Union members picketing the Bell building in Homewood. Prairie state Community colleges Economy a minded Board j took a look at bids for supplying the College with an interim a a instant mini Campus last i thursday and decided to explore the possibility of lower Cost solutions. The bids based on specific cations provided by the College a included proposals for supplying the College with seven pre i fabricated buildings approximately 41,000 Square feet of space on a four year lease basis a provision for a fifth year lease Lump sum Purchase of seven buildings and Lump sum Purchase of six buildings. An alternate provided for a lesser Cost if the College leased six instead of seven buildings. A thumbs Down is the opinion from installer William v. Ger Headquarters in downtown Chicago. A feature of the emergency plan is that All staff j workers report to offices near their Homes and that All staff to fill the Gap. Land management workers take a naturally were giving their a a tricks on the boards. I special attention to emergency Spencer for example takes his turn on the toll Board from 5-9 30 ., after completing his tour of duty in the office. Most downtown staff offices were Ferent others. Media painting and demonstrators will be Daniel l u e b b lithography Jennie Maxwell pottery wheel continued on Page 3 varied activities there will be the rotary club of Renfrew. She will live in a rotary approved Home and attend High school for a one year period beginning in the fall. For the same period Mark continued on Page 2 handled immediately. The maximum service delay for manually placed Calls was eight to 10 seconds comparable with that experienced during Holiday Peak loads according to Ralph e. Spencer manager of the places commemorating the states 150th birthday Are featured on All 57 suburban area Telephone directories printed by Illinois Bell. In Homewood residents Are continued on Page 3 the Call operating on a Skeleton basis As their personnel worked full shifts in the Branch exchanges. A a a customer dialled local and Long distance Calls Are going through without problems a Illinois Bell chief operator Betty Carpenter reported. A there May be delays a Bell management spokes Calls and to services requiring j Man said that the company essential operations such As fire wants All of its employees to be and police the military doctors Well paid stating a we know it and hospitals a she said. Takes Good wages to attract and company Spencer pointed out that keep the kind of people we America Illinois Bell s serv ice became need a the spokesman said that Illinois Belles offer to Cwa employees averaged $7 per week highest Ever made to the bargaining units by the company. He said this offer equates to 18 8 cents an hour which a com 1dnces function smoothly i pares favourably a with recent Gui do As follows. Modulus. A we do suggest settlements in other major in in addition the com 100 per cent dial last fall when the Cairo Exchange was Cut Over and that 99 per cent of the company a 2.9 million subscribers can dial their own Long distance Calls. A the Telephone network can there were also alternate proposals covering air conditioning parking lot drives and service facilities sodding instead of seeding Campus and use of Asphalt tile instead of Vinyl tile in the buildings. Base bids on the four year lease for seven buildings not including the alternates on a a per year basis for four years were As follows modulus inc., $106,460 Imperial $98,7 50 Becker Brothers construction $118,700. Mid Homes inc., b i d $100,000 for the first year $106,000, second year $112,000, third year and $180,000, including $62,000 Reserve for removal for the fourth year. Each company also offered Lump sum or outright Purchase on furnishing seven Spencer said. A we do suggest on Calls requiring an operator that customers can help them-1 destries a such As a information and per son to person a but management people Are working hard selves get faster service by j Pany offered to reclassify cer-1 looking for the number in the Tain towns shorten some work Telephone Book first and dealing i continued on Page 2 District 161 schedules program for summer registration will begin monday and continue through May 10 for an expanded summer program to be offered in District no. 161 schools. The program will include enrichment courses recreation units and Basic skill error in tax rate for one area cleared an erroneous tax rate announced last month for the Thornton township portion of Homewood by the Cook county clerks office has been corrected to reflect the proper rate. The original rate announced by the county clerk a $6,162 per $100 of assessed valuation a was 12 cents Short of the Correct figure As reported in an article in the Star on March 28. The 12 cent shortage matched the amount of the Prairie state College tax rate so Brian Knight director of business services for the College followed up with an investigation into the error. He Learned last week from the county clerks office that its announced rate for the Thornton township part of Homewood had been incorrect but that the clerks office had the Correct rate $6,282, on the source material used in preparing the real estate and personal property tax Bills. Classes for residents of the District who have completed kindergarten through seventh Grade. Most of the program will begin june 17. Typing arts and crafts instrumental music band and orchestra drama gymnastics and a new program on creative thinking and out door education will be offered at Flossmoor Junior High school in a six weeks course from june 17 through july 26. Two sessions of three weeks each have been scheduled for recreation units to be held in the afternoons at each of the neighbourhood schools for children now enrolled in kindergarten through Grade four. Activities will include arts and crafts nature study simple gymnastics games Folk dancing Story time and other projects. Miss Alice Cook principal of the Flossmoor Hills school will direct a summer skills program in Basic subjects at Flossmoor Junior High school and Serena Hills school. Teachers of District no. 161 continued on Paye 3 Chicago Heights symphony chamber music enters spotlight at concert today the seventh program of the combined concert series to be presented at 3 15 . Sunday will As being of prefabricated con be chamber music by a quartet and a Horn Trio in the Striction with aluminium sex Bloom High school auditorium Chicago Heights. The series which began in october has offered performances by the Chicago symphony orchestra and the Chicago Heights symphony $491,639 mid America Homes j $400,000 Imperial $347,000. And Becker Brothers $420,000 if one building was deleted the outright Purchase Price would be modulus $433,799 mid America $362,000 Imperial $297,000, and Becker Brothers $370,000. A a a by leasing six instead of seven buildings for four years the College could save $12,000 per year on the modulus pro a postal $38,000 Over the four year period on the mid America bid $12,500 per year on imperials proposal and $14,000 per year on Becker Brothers bid Brian Knight Dean of business services described the buildings orchestra sunday s chamber i group members Are also Mem j i Bers of the Chicago Heights j symphony orchestra. Major composers in sundays j i concert Are Beethoven and j Brahms who a created i n j chamber music some of their most profound musical exp press ions a according to Arthur Freedman symphony annotator j and French Horn player with i two of the chamber groups. The program will open i with four numbers by the Wood i wind quintet. The first. Beeth a ovens a sextet a opus 71, was i arranged by the Philadelphia woodwind quintet. It will be followed by a three for five a by Dona White a Ballad for woodwind quintet a by Henry Cowell and a a Sailor a hornpipe a by Fred Huffer. Stirring up some old fashioned recipes with a stove and costumes to match Are three members of the Homewood Junior woman s club. They Are jumping to a Bead atari us the recipe Are contest which will be part of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration. From left mrs. Richard Altheimer mrs. Robert Scherer and mrs. Francis Wright. Symphony s last concert to be Light the Chicago South suburban symphony will ring Down the 1 curtain on its 1967-68 season sunday with a concert of j predominantly Light by Mozart Schubert Tachi Kovsky Weber Dvorak. Johann Strauss 11, and even Lerner and Loewe will he offered during the 4 . Program in Temple Ashe s h o 1 o i auditorium 20820 Western Avenue Olympia Fields. I guest soloist will be it 1 clarinet St Harlow Hopkins of Kankakee who will play Mozart a concerto in a major for clarinet. Woodwind quintet members j Are James Nelson flute Loren i this concerto is a Model of Rasplica oboe Lloyd Scott elegance and Tine proportion in i clarinet Francis Smet Bassoon musical form the first move Homewood and Arthur Freedman French ment has spright Liness and Horn. The string quartet will play continued on Page 3 terror siding with three fourth Inch plywood under skins and Lour Inch insulation. Interior panelling would be of Masonite Type. The buildings covered by the proposals include a science building an Art and music continued on Page 2 verve the second movement is lyrical and appealing and the continued on Page 2 Smide the Stan j Page Abbie an slats. E6 amusements. A 15 books of the week a 6 classified advertising business directory d6-15, cl-7 dining entertainment guide. B 15 editorials. A-6 especially for women. E-3, 4, 5 the hot Corner. B9 King Arthur s court e10 obituaries b 2,3 the outlet a 6 sports. B9-13 sunday Sermonetti at

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