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Harvey Tribune (Newspaper) - July 28, 1968, Harvey, Illinois State or. College Board to seek $175 million Aid Hopes that Thornton Junior College can build phases 1a and in were raised recently when the Illinois Junior College Board said it would ask for $175 million in building funds for the 76th biennium. If the state Board receives the entire amount it will be parcel j bring Totaj available coned out to Junior colleges that Are Striction funds to $18 million by in the beginning and advanced the end of three years perhaps Harvey Tribune Edison 3-0564 78th year 40 pages a 4 sections sunday july 28. 1968 Edison 3-0564 ten cents per single copy no. 60 resume service tomorrow stages of construction of new buildings. President Lee Dulgar told the local Board last wednesday that with $5.45 million already allocated from the last biennium plus nearly $5 million set aside from last years Bond Issue a $1 million Federal Grant would Kane Grupp considered in court race two South suburban Republican township committeemen Are being considered As candidates for the 19 judicial vacancies in the Cook county circuit court system it was reported this week. Gop slate makers have reportedly interviewed William b. Kane of Harvey Thornton township committeeman and Charles Grupp jr., of Chicago Heights. Cook county commissioner and Bloom township committeeman. The Republican committee was scheduled to hold its final meeting wednesday to select its slate for the november 5 election. Sooner. He said Thornton a share could be $7,620,000 out of the next biennium based on a student daytime enrolment of 4.100 in 1972. Thornton officials however project enrolment at 5,200 by then already 200 students above the buildings rated capacity. The building was originally to be built in two phases with local funds contributing 25 per cent of the Cost. When this years allocation was Cut the plans were subdivided into phase 1a and in. Marvin Fitch senior partner in the schools architectural firm of Fridstein Fitch and partners said earlier that he hoped state funds would be timed so that building would be a continuous process even Between phases in and 2. The Campus that Fitch has Laid out lends itself to expansion in stages. Two weeks ago. His firm was Given the go ahead to develop plans for All three phases. Area bus strike settled this afternoon to picket office of contractor residents of South Harvey will demonstrate against a unfair Selling and building practices of a private contractor by picketing this afternoon in front of a sales office at 159th Street and Ashland Avenue. Sylvester Robertson president of the South Harvey association of Resolute property owners Sharp announced Friday that members of the organization will picket the sales office of the Maridan construction company from 2 to 6 . Today. Robertson said that the purpose of the demonstration is to a dramatize and bring to a Stop the unfair Selling and building practices of the he said that these practices have been going on for five or six years in the South Board attorney a 11 y n Franke said the construction Bonds will be let for bids As Soontas possible following a release persistent rumours h a d 0f Junior College activities been circulating in recent throughout the state As the months that both Kane and re suit of a state supreme court Grupp were interested in the decision that the Illinois Junior Harvey area judge positions. College act is constitutional. 1 a thl thers in ate a s Rewe Senta Tyve however Chapman amp Cutler. A a a i c k e t information n la j Bomi attorneys have not yet Sheet prepared by Sharp lists Donald a. Moore of Midlothian okayed Thornton a proposed seven items a that a picket the 12th annual Harvey recreation Council i these three youngsters from left Sheri Brody Scott and Voni Robinson Are ready for would be named to the county Board if Grupp is elected to the Bench. Wanis club pet Parade which will be held next saturday and so Are their pets. Entry Blanks Are available at and of the six summer Sites. Sale. Franke said the notice of Sale and prospectus will for the advertisement for associate judges currently re-1 ads j chive annual salaries of $29,000 a to a although a Bill is pending in the Board member Homer state legislature to boost this to suggested that the entire $78 $34 000 million authorized by voters be sold at one time possibly for a Grupp has been a county j better rate than blocks in commissioner since december 3, smaller amounts. He said it 1962 an attorney he served As May be foolish to hold off for a mayor of Chicago Heights from better Market and reinvested 1959 to 1962 and As police Magis funds can help pay the interest trate from 1955 to 1959. On the Bonds. Kane has been a committeeman since 1962. Also an attorney he served As mayor of Harvey from 1959 to 1963 Ami As a police magistrate for 12 years. He has been a precinct Captain since 1945. He is currently serving As the corporation counsel for the City of Harvey. A decision is expected on the judicial candidates August 12. George Clark Dean o f business affairs reported that the colleges Cash position is presently a a bad until the Bonds Are sold. Inter fund Loans and tax anticipation warrants have been used to pay for site acquisition and architects fees which normally Are paid from the Bond Issue. Harvey open Tennis tourney starts soon the Harvey recreation Council announced that the 13th annual Harvey open Tennis tournament will Start August 5, on the main Street courts. The annual tourney which has gained in stature each year will be directed this should know a it advises the pickets to walk in a straight line about 12 feet apart keep mov i ing stay on the sidewalk Public i property do not talk to anyone j unless you Are a picket Captain have signs Large enough for everyone to see be orderly and a be prepared to picket More than one Robertson said that the issues involved in the dispute a Are j he listed eight of i the main a a grievances of the organization. They Are according to Robertson 1. Builder never finishes a House without a fight 2. Builder quotes buyers an unrealistic figure on property taxes. A 3. Owners Are not told they will live in a flood Plain until after they move in. 4. Inferior Concrete work on some Homes. 5. Alleys Are not finished for next saturday Union ratifies company offer bus service will resume tomorrow morning on 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 pet Parade plans Are on schedule for the 12th year by Harold Anderson Tennis coach at Tho Ridge High school who replaced Hank Koopman now serving with the naval Roth on a summer cruise. Singles play will be held in four divisions for both men and Blanks May also be picked up at any of the councils s i x playgrounds. Entries May also be telephoned during these hours to the Council office 333-6550 or to Harold Anderson 333-8207. Deadline for entries is Friday. Women senior division 17 and pairings and times for matches over16 and under 14 and under and 12 and under. Doubles Competition in All divisions for both men and women will also be held. Entry Blanks for the tournament May be obtained from Anderson at his Home 16130 cottage Grove South Holland anytime during the week after noon or at the Harvey recreation Council office at the Whittier school 152nd and Loomis from 9 . To 4 30 . Will be made up after that with the first matches slated for August 5. Senior menus and some women a matches will be held in the evening1 while All other matches Are scheduled for the afternoons. Entry fees Are senior division $2. 16 and under $1.50, 14 and under $1, 12 and under 50 cents and doubles $2. Trophies will be presented to the winners and runners up in each division at the conclusion of the tournament. 6. Leaky basements. 7. Homes Are Over priced. 8. Builder has t provided Parks. Robertson said that some of the homeowners in the South Harvey area who have purchased Homes from Maridan plan to place signs in their front Yards showing How much they paid for their Homes. The Sharp president also i noted that the organization plans to continue its demonstration by picketing at the sales office and by petitioning the City Council to withhold building permits on new Homes until the a a grievances Are corrected. Sister has bad habit a collecting officials of new Hope school this week announced that a a sister Dominica who has solicited funds in the Village is not a representative of the organization. New Hope school a private school of handicapped children conducts its annual fund drive in september by door to door subscription. Plans Harvey recreation Council kiwanis club pet Parade Are proceeding on schedule according to the Parade committee. Next saturday August 3, at 10 ., hundreds of boys girls and their pets will step off from the Whittier playground and Parade through the downtown Section of Harvey. After the Parade t h e youngsters will return to the Whittier site for refreshments entertainment and the awarding of trophies. The first four place winners in each of the six divisions divisions Are Best pet costumed dog Best children s costume decorated buggy decorated Bike and miscellaneous. Entry Blanks May be picked up at any of the six Harvey recreation Council playground centers Lowell Kich Emerson Holmes Sandburg and Whittier. Entries May also be phoned into the Council office at 333-6550, monday through Friday. To Date the St. Agnes band j from Chicago Heights and the j Roseland Royalette have entered the Parade and Council officials said this week that there is a possibility that the la Tekel Dor does drum and Bugle corps of Morgan Park will be Back for the third straight year. Any outside organization musical or marching group in annual Terestea in taking part in the Parade. Judging of entrants will Parade May enter by calling take place before the Parade Roy Brody at 333-4857 or the starts. Council office. The pet Parade is one of the All Parade entries will Check highlights of the summer Reese in at the Whittier playground nation program which is Supporl-152nd Street and Loomis Avenue de by funds donated during the at 9 . On the Day of the United fund Campaign. 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. 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. 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. Following the vote Meade Matese president of the Union told reporters that mechanics for the company would report to work at 7 . Saturday to prepare the idled buses 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 a their cooperation and patience during the four week he said that Union members had been encouraged to be a 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 buses 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-hour raise Over the next 35 months and an agreement on overtime pay were included in the contract. % 4 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 1. When the Union members set up picket lines around the company garages at 209 East 154th Street Harvey and at 166th and Indiana in South Holland. A contract Between the company and the Union expired at Midnight june 30, As negotiations on a new contract were underway. In District 205 it s official third High school called Thornwood architects sketch of Harvey a third fire station which will be located at the Southeast Corner of the Dixie Square shopping Center. Money for the fire station was appropriated in the current fiscal year budget and the land has been surveyed. The station will be equipped with one pumper truck when first opened but will be Large enough to Bouse a snorkel unit in future years. Construction of the station is expected to get underway soon a ording to mayor James Haines. Ever since the Board of education began talking about building a third High school on District owned property in South Holland it has been referred to As however none of the Board members can recall that it was officially named that by Board action. Last wednesday on the suggestion of George Webb and a motion by Robert Reese the third High school will no longer be just a the third the name a Thorn Wood will appear on All architects plans and official stationery and downtown sidewalk Sale is set downtown Harvey merchants will move their wares to the sidewalk for a final three Dav summer clearance Sale August 1-3. Donald a. Morrison chairman of the downtown retail committee of the Harvey association of Commerce and Industry said that he expects Over 20 stores to participate in this years event. He indicated that the sidewalk Sale was one of the most popular promotions of the entire year and that As an added attraction teenage girls dressed As clowns will be handing Cut free balloons to All the children. Niles a. Fisher who is in charge of preparations and the refreshment stand announced that a portable hot dog stand would again be placed on the Street in front of the old City Hall. A this great summer clearance has yearly provided Many bargains in summer merchandise and the 1968 sidewalk Sale promises to be no less attractive a Morrison said. Documents. In other action regarding the third Campus at 170th Street and South Park the Board approved dedication of property at the North end of its tract for a four Lane Roadway to serve both the school and a subdivision to the North. A housing Developer requested that the Road be changed in the area to eliminate a dog leg near the South Park intersection. The dedication was approved by the Board with the stipulation that the other landowners pay for the improvements of the be a four Lane Street two each Way. At the same meeting the Board set August 28 As the Date for the annual budget hearing. The tentative budget will be available for Public inspection from july 26 through August 28. The Board approved a Low bid of $936 by Anchor Fence division of u. S. Steel corporation for 359 feet o f aluminium coated four foot Fence to be installed at the Southwest Corner of the Tho Ridge athletic Complex. The Fence will be along 154th Street from the Street that there will be no j football Field to Irving Avenue i special assessment to the school administrators h a d District for improvements now complained that Drivers have or in the future that the school used the baseball Fields As i District will have the right to roadways in a shortcut from use the Road and that the Road Irving to 154th Street. South suburban fines increase during june fines totalling $43,391 were collected during the month of june by the sixth municipal District of the circuit court. Most of the fines were collected for traffic offences. Joseph j. Mcdonough clerk of the court notified chief judge John s. Boyle that the fines were up $1,171 Over May. Mcdonough notified presiding judge Maurice j. Schultz that checks for the fines were in the mail to the treasurers of each municipality. Here is a breakdown of the fines collected in june and the grand totals for 1968 to Date municipality june grand total Blue Island $4,660.00 $16,570.00 Chicago Heights 1.921.00 11,749.00 country club Hills 195.00 1.229.00 Dixmoor 1,192 00 6,468.50 Dolton 1,311.00 4,518.50 East Hazel Crest 337.00 2,094.50 Harvey 1,882.00 24,066 0 Hazel Crest 1,118.00 6,680.00 Markham 3,093.00 19,479.50 Midlothian 2,171.00 10,675.00 Oak Forest 1,322.00 8,219.00 Phoenix 531.00 3,352.00 Posen 432.00 2,514.00 Riverdale 295.00 3,128.00 South Holland 737.00 3,465 50 Thornton 1,517.00 6,910.50 following the strike notice talks were held at the Dixie governor Motel in East Hazel Crest and then were moved to the Holiday inn in Chicago Heights. At the end of the second week in the strike u. S. Mediators were called in to help arbitrate the labor dispute. A some Progress was reported during the third week of the strike on a a noneconomic matters but negotiations a broke off a week ago monday and the strike appeared to be Frozen. The company then made a contract offer to the Union on tuesday but the Union rejected the offer and made a counter proposal which was in turn rejected by the company. Mayor James a. Haines of Harvey offered his services As an arbitrator at a City Council meeting monday night but his offices were never used for negotiations. Friday the company made a second proposal to the Union and the stage was set for the settlement that night. A company spokesman said Friday that approximately 100 buses the Normal number for a monday morning will be in service tomorrow. That same spokesman noting that there had been rumours of a threatened strike against the Illinois Central Railroad for tomorrow said that additional buses could be placed in service should that strike take place. Officials for the Railroad said saturday that they did not think that there would be a rail strike monday. Dixie Square Moonlight Sale monday Dixie Square shopping Center 154th and Dixie Highway Harvey will hold its second annual Moonlight madness Sale from 9 to 12 . Tomorrow monday july 29. Ray Laase president of the merchants association said that a last years event was an amazing Success because Dixie Square shoppers were Able to take advantage of outstanding values and selections from All 60 stores in the enclosed mall. This year All stores Are again participating and the merchants have prepared for Many weeks to give to our communities the Best values of the participating Are the following stores Hickory farms Richman Brothers Walgreen card shop Woolworth a stuarts Midwest Art youngsters Model Mother David a shoes radio Shack Watland a Burt s shoes Schiff shoes Kinney shoes Montgomery Ward gift audio Nemode Rorry a panel City Singer Fannie May same a sporting goods Howard clothes Surma Baker armands restaurant Karroll a Penneys Clare hats cover girl Roger jewellers Mary Lester Polk Brothers

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