Daily Herald Suburban Chicago

October 02, 1975

Issue date: Thursday, October 2, 1975
Pages available: 94
Previous edition: Wednesday, October 1, 1975
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Daily Herald Suburban Chicago (Newspaper) - October 2, 1975, Chicago, Illinois The Sunny PAD-DOCK PUBLICATIONS Arlington Heights llltneUAOOW October 1975. 6 66 Pagei Mostly high in V per 50s. Partly sunny warm- high in upper 60s. Mop on Page 2. eaeV wanted Bicentennial funds sought by KURT BAEtl The Village ot Arlington Heights will try to double the money it has available for Bicentennial activities by applying for two state grants. The village now has in Its budget to spend on the If the grant applications to the Illinois Bicentennial Commission are ap- the fund could swell to a max- imum of J10.000. One grant Is to old in the manufac- ture of a scries of historical scenes being planned by the Arlington Heights Historical Society. A second grant1 would assist the de- velopment of Prairie a work- Ing replica of a pioneer form being planned by the park district north of Golf Road and cast of Arlington Heights Road. THE GRANTS ARE being backed by the Arlington Heights Bicentennial Township officials OK sale of hall The Wheeling Township Hall has been sold for the proceeds ef which will help pay for construction of a new town ball. McfCay-Ncalls Realtors. purchased the town hall at J8W E. Northwest to uso for its said Township Supervisor Eth- el Kolcrus. A new town hall will bo constructed at 1630 N. Arlington Heights Rd. next 3ho township has purchased the parcel for with federal revenue sharing funds. MRS. KOIERUS said the from the sale of the present town hall be used to defer 'construction costs of the now halt. The construction cost of a Colonial-style town hall is estimated at most of which will be paid for with federal revenue sharing sho said. The present town halt has been en the open market for several months. whose present offices on Page The application deadline Is Dec. 1. Dwlght F. chairman ot the Bicentennial said Wednesday that competition for the grant money Is very community and organiza- tion In Illinois is vying for these and there Isn't that much to ga Walton said. think Arling- ton Heights would be quite fortunate to get and extraordinary to get The maximum Bicentennial grant the state has awarded is Wal- ton said. The three-dimensional scenes that would be recreated by the Historical Society would depict various events In the development or Arlington THE DISPLAYS would be portable and could be taken to schools and civ- ic groups. The historical society reportedly has pledged toward the project. This local contribution could be matched by a state grant. Money for Prairie Farm would be. used to develop an as yet undeter- mined port of that said Tom Arlington Heights Park Dis- trict director. Final plans for the farm and cost estimates will be presented to the park district later this month. hope the park board will approve work the later this Thornton explaining the first step will be to plant a hedge on the site. IF TUB PRAIRIE Farm grant Is cost estimates for the proj- ect and the amount of state money will determine which part of the farm is Thornton said. The Arlington Heights Bicentennial Com mission originally asked for in village funds to finance the historical Prairie Farm and a variety of other Bicentennial proj- ects. tho request was pared to just during hearings on the 1075-76 village budget. Most of the wilt bo spent on a plan to designate six or seven sites in Arlington Heights with historical markers. A special committee Is now eval- uating 25 possible sites. The deadline for final selection Is Jan. Walton aaid. Bears boot i quarterback Bobby Douglass -Sports Walker seeks reelection The inside story Bridge Ctatttfleds Crossword Dr.' Lamb Editorials Feed .t. Obituaries Real Estate..... Scheel Lwtches Sperii SvlMriMa Uvtag -Page 2 Stocks plunge 2 to lowest level in five months 4 -Page IS 2 2 12 President Ford shakes hands with Des Flames Mayor Herbert H. BeKrel. Mayors find Ford on top of the issues Photos by Mike Seeling Story by Bob Lahey Ford says hello to Mount Prospect Mayor Robert Teichert. Arlington Heights Mayor James T. Ryan answers questions after Presidential meeting. President Gerald R. Ford. Wednesday assured 33 Midwes- tern including several from the Northwest that he win support continuation of federal revenue sharing with local governments. Flanked by Village Pres. James T. Ryan of Arlington Heights and the President's hometown Lyman Parks of Grand Ford said that allowing the general revenue-sharing program' .to expire next year would have consequences for municipal governments. Reactions of the mayors who.at- tended the so-minute dosed ses- sion with Ford hi Skokle appeared to verify the statement by White' House Press Sec. Ron Nessen that President and the almost 100 per shared the same The nearly evenly divided .-between CMS and came from towns In Wis- consin and Indiana.' RYAN SAID later that there ap- peared to be. between the mayors and the Pres- ident concerning the problems1 of local governments. Mayors Robert Teichert of' Mount Prospect think Another photo on Page 3 most of us thought enough of the .President that we thought he could be a mayor Teichert explained that the President displayed a grasp of the problems of community government. One of the President's state- ments most frequently quoted by the mayors best gov- ernment Is the government closest to the To help ensure local govern- ment the President told the mayors lie will recommend to Congress that the general'reve- nue-sharing program be extended for five -with no further re- strictions on the use of the funds. HE URGED THE mayors to bring pressure to' bear on their congressmen far continuation -of the has tunneled billion to the SO states and ap- proximately govern- mental units to recent years. be said orgonized.'We cannot afford to get caught He warned that even if the revenue-sharing program be by federal regu- lations restricting the spending. Ford laughed'heartily when Vil- lage Pres. Wendell Jones of Pala- tine told run our cities in spite of the federal govern- Jones was referring to in- troductory remarks by a presiden- tial aide that the meeting was de- signed to explore ways In which the federal government could bet- ter help municipal government. Mayor Herbert Behret of Des PJatnes said after the was very impressed with the gen- eral attitude of the President to- ward dttes and villages. When I teamed that be Is In favor of con- tinuing revenue sharing without and with freeing highway funds for local I was THE NORTHWEST suburban mayors agreed that the Ford ad- ministration Is already addressing most of the -problems discussed at the meeting. Citing his grasp of lo- cal Village Pres. Vir- ginia Hayter of Hoffman Estates is just'trying to set pri- orities for dealing with She .said the administration bad enough time under his to propose answers to the there are several'programs in the formulat- j Ford apparently succeeded convincing the mayors of a sin- cere interest in local government wasn't'window said Mrs. Hayter. said and state officials talk down us. President Ford is very much at home with the grassroots In addition to revenue several mayors reported that reaucratic with en- forcement of regulations ot the. Environmental Protection Agency was a dominant theme of the meeting. In the wide-ranging other topics which emerged New York Ford told tha mayors that federal aid to rescue New York from Its financial prob- lems would fiscal in other dties. constituents wouldn't stand for it if you ran your cities as poorly as New York been be Municipal Ford .portedly shared the concern of that local governments on Page ;