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Park Forest South Star (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Park Forest, Illinois Sculpture blends into landscape on Gnu Campus by Charles j. Rosenberger if you Are Quot in to modern sculpture the new exhibition of imposing Art at governors state University is sure to Knock your socks off. Perhaps Quot Mammoth would be a better word to describe the pieces which pop into View at Points near and far from the main University building i was there Friday afternoon just hours before a symposium was to be held among several of the artists. John Henry was there too along with Jerry Peart and several other assorted friends and artists. Henry his stomach protruding Over a soiled pair of jeans his Bluet shirt speckled with yellow paint and Silver coloured hard hat glinting in the Sun shouted directions to his colleagues and watched As the final beam of his piece of Art w As lifted and bolted into place. The Crew was working diligently slapping on with rollers and brushes the Bright yellow paint that covered a Dull Gold primer coat. Henry s a Illinois landscape no 5�?� was the last of 10 pieces to be put in place for governor states exhibition called a the sculptor the Prairie and the it is a most apropos Moniker there is a Prairie out there extending North of the University bounded by Crawford Avenue and Stuenkel Road. Walk it some time. That a the purpose of this exhibition. To get out. To feel apart from the traditional environment to trample the newly Cut Prairie grass and to approach these multicoloured Art pieces As they rest on a Rise far Distant or stand silently at one end of the Lake or Nestle against the school building. There Are no fences or barriers by the sculpture you can play around them Lay under them picnic near them their shapes change with each perspective Mark i Steve Row Schimes catch the wind and cast eerie bonding sounds As the hollow suspended steel shafts hit against each other. During Sunrise and Sunset the sculpture catch the rays of a different Sun and Are veiled in the mists of a Prairie landscape asked Why the artists had to make their statements so much larger than life Henry diverted his attention from one of the painters and replied quite abruptly a so that people can to avoid them a landscapes Are larger than Lite. These works fit into the landscape. They re not confined to a building you can View them from thousands of angles. They always seem to change. They re part of what you want to make them a Henry said he is reluctant to affix a name to any of his pieces of Art Quot titles turn me and other people off a he remarked Quot but when you get together Ith Art councils they be got to have titles so you affix a name that in t too innocuous but still gives people a Chance to adopt the work to their own continued on Page 4 i industrious 1 pleasure boating 1 inside i Magazine Ink gift thu Boris classified ads Vark Forest South 755-9500 news office 718-6161 no. 42 66 pages�?4 sections sunday August 22, 1976 20cents per single copy pc Board faculty gets ultimatum about Senate Quot it is apparent that the Union is attempting to say that anything related to academic life in any Way will now be subject to Union negotiation a Parisi said. Quot we can to accept this kind of an Parisi won the support of other Board members in introducing a strongly worded Resolution for consideration at the boards next meeting on september 2 the Resolution would give the Senate until october l to restore its autonomy or face the termination of its traditional role in Campus affairs. Job benefits and other privileges handled through the Senate also would be suspended at that time. The decision to place the Senate under direct control of the Priyaire state College chapter of the american federation of teachers was a two step process that ultimately was approved by a nearly 2-1 margin of those voting on the Issue two months ago. An Early Resolution calling for consideration of the proposal passed by a narrow margin 31 to 29 in May. But 46 of the 83 teachers who voted in the referendum june 10 approved the takeover making the Senate an operating unit of the Union local. The measure also directed All members of the Senate to become Union members beginning in september 1977, and gave the Senate the duties of representing teachers in the areas of curriculum academic policies student affairs and other collegiate matters. The unions executive committee would continue representing the teachers As their bargaining agent in matters pertaining to salaries fringe benefits and conditions of employment. At Issue is the relationship Between the nonunion Senate and the school Board which was outlined in the 1968 edition of the College policies and procedures manual. Trustees have said the document specifically excludes Union participation in administrative and academic Dis continued on Page 4 the chairman of the Prairie state College Board of trustees thursday called for the suspension of relations with the schools faculty Senate after the teachers Union took control of the organization. Patrick a. Parisi said the Union takeover abrogated an agreement contained in the schools procedures manual in which the faculty association participated in administrative and academic decisions ranging from routine curriculum changes to major construction programs. Court rules on Monee sculptor John Henry right watches As fellow artist Jerry Peart guides a beam plate into position during the final Assembly of Henry a Mammoth sculpture a Illinois landscape no. 5.�?� the brightly painted yellow beams comprise the largest Metal sculpture in the United states with dimensions of 36 feet High 134 feet Long and 24 feet wide. The work is painted a Brilliant yellow color and is among nine others in a group called a the sculptor the Prairie and the Campus a now on indefinite display on the property of governors state University in Park Forest South. Photo by d Shigley. Local delegates play politics at gop National convention by Mitchell Golub Kansas City to. Unlike the South Carolina delegation which nearly came to blows in one heated open session caucus. Illinois 202 delegates and alternate delegates were a passive group at the 31st National Republican convention Here that though is not to say that Illinois was without controversy an alleged bribery attempt of a Chicago Delegate by Ronald Reagan supporters and the Saga of Northwest suburban congressman Philip Crane who resigned monday As a state Reagan coordinator to Back new York senator James Buckley who later withdrew from the presidential nomination made headlines across the country Gerald pals an alternate Delegate after returning to his hotel Early wednesday morning after the conventions Marathon seven hour session at Kemper Arena a few hours later scanned held a heavily attended press conference in the Illinois meeting room of his hotel the Hilton Plaza inn As most of his criticizes predicted. Scanned announced his backing of Ford several delegates called his move a Quot grandstand play a either an attempt to receive As much publicity As he could or using his vote an a lever for a position in the Republican party from South Holland representing the third congressional District summed up ii i noise participation As one of a we Are republicans and Are Here to Back a presidential and vice presidential team to win in november sure we have vocal Reagan and Ford supporters Here but we listen to one another and have had few problems a he explained if there was one disagreement that Drew the ire of local convention representatives it was the Quot Fence the uncommitted delegates who held out on of either candidate until the last possible minute. William scanned of Calumet City a Scannell denied these charges he third District committeeman was one of claimed his last minute decision was a the last delegates to commit his vote matter of philosophy Scannell made his decision minutes a8ain i Quot Ould have done the same thing in fact. I think every Delegate to the convention that had the Opportunity to remain uncommitted should inside the Star today hat.ds0"egrea< experience a got to Mee. Both the president and gov. Reagan up or a 1 i 1 close with a Small group of people approx Mons and politics mately 200t. 1 kept getting pressure a lot of pressure by Ford and Reagan people before and during the convention but i the final article in a series exploring the waning influence of labor ran uncommitted and i Felt i owed it to my unions in the political Arena is on Page 11 constituents it from the third District it to wait until All was said and done to meet Fri Yvo to 1 both men up close and learn what they Are 1 won a it i cd Jac Guf All about before making a scan Ned said prior to the press conference entering Competition for the first time. Carol Boyajian. A 34-year Quot they missed the bandwagon they old Homewood housewife has found bicycle Road racing a deman jumped on when the Ball game was All Ding pastime see Page 13. Over it was their Choice though we i the Illinois delegation knew they would go for Ford i question whether they were really sincere. Quot i s rep Edw Ard Derwinski it r King arthur.17 4th i. A fourth District Delegate and a key obituaries 6 Man in the Illinois delegation commented "1 came Here As a Ford Delegate and did sports .13-16 not desire to play games we the Illinois to programs Magazine delegation were a close knit group and in did t need this we let the uncommitted delegates play their games and we went Ess Sim about our business a George Townsend. Page classified advertising business directory.29-43 dining entertainment. Magazine editorials .12 especially for women .19-23 committeeman from Rich township and a fourth District Delegate from Park Forest said Quot there Are people holding out for something a Betty Meents a 17th District Delegate ran uncommitted. But she remained undecided for Only a few months Delcar ing for Ford in june. Quot it did no to bother me what people in the third District did. 1 could have done the same thing but i did no to think there was any purpose to it. 1 made up my mind and stuck by my decision i did t need the publicity and Felt i owed it to the people i represented from the District and the Illinois delegation to stand by my convictions a the Watseka woman explained �?o1 took a lot of heat Dow n Here. But i would recommend to anyone to do the same thing. It was a great experience they Are both super individuals but come across differently than when you see them on Scannell said. Quot when you file to be a Delegate in december who knows what will happen Between then and the convention. Just look at Reagan a Campaign How it picked up continued on Page 4 fire Case Park Forest South appears to have won its petition to intervene in the Case against the Monee fire District according to a source at will county circuit court the villages Contention that the Monee fire District jumped across Village boundaries to illegally Annex two Industrial Sites was upheld Friday by the court reportedly the judge ruled that the Industrial property of Che Metron corporation and Bimba manufacturing company could not be included within the fire District boundaries. Also the ruling appeared to disagree with the fire districts Contention that Park Forest South had engaged in strip annexation when it first annexed governors Gateway Industrial Park near the two plants. The Monee fire District in a statement issued by Monee fire officials several weeks ago said that the District was formed. In part to assure Revenue from the two Industrial Sites for services which the Monee fire District would provide if the court had overruled Park Forest South a petition to intervene it would have created a serious threat against Park Forest South a ability to Annex parcels of land within the fire District fridays court action now paves the Way for annexation of the two Industrial plants to Park Forest South the court reportedly told the fire District that it had violated two Village boundaries As Park Forest South had contended and that the two Industrial Sites would have to be removed from the District Boundary the Star was unable to confirm this information with Monee or Park Forest South officials although Park Forest South Village president Larry Mcclellan said that he had been told yesterday that the results looked Good for the Village a full report on fridays hearing is expected to be made at tuesday s regular meeting of the Park Forest South Board of trustees District 201-u official clarifies budget Story although the budget for the Crete Monee school District 201-u for this fiscal year shows $909,209 variance Between expected Revenue and total expenditures. Business manager Bruce Setchell said this variance is really not a deficit a we will have some Money left Over at the end of the explained Setchell. Quot because w e Are carrying Over a $1,270,229 balance from this year it does t show on the budget summary. But it is there the largest sum being carried Over is the $809,000 in the building fund that Money is earmarked for the renovation of Crete elementary school other substantial carry Over amounts include the $207,000 in the Bond and interest fund and the $46,000 in the education fund theoretically the District should wind up with a $361,000 balance at the end of this fiscal year when these amounts Are added to the current budget figures /

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