The Huntley Farmside
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¦»»-! VOLUME 5 — NUMBER 18 THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1964 MUSIC DEPT. HUNTLEY HIGH SCHOOL HUNTLEY. ILL PHONE: 3lZ-9H»-!>S-ii (any time) (If nu answer) KiS-460-0908 16 PAGBlvS MAILED AND DISTRIBUTED WEBKL.T 7o Pnt OOPT Come, Cotne, Cotne to the Fair Officers of the McHenry County Fair Association Join Mrs. Karen Jepson, office secretary during the sununer months, to invite everyone to attend the big e^jK?^ at WoodsU|^Date - August 6-9 — staowup on this huge fence poster sign. Fr Lyle P^Vb, secretary; Don Hansen, president; Mrs. Jepson, Carl Bault,. aM^JCnibert SekoltK, vice praaMent. [Jtoa Veasiee: WkKtel ir Highlights Davidfl^etntner In King Contest One of the five candidates for 4-H King of McHenry County is David Hemmer, of the Huntley Harvesters Club, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hemnver. Cindidates for this honor were ."clucctod on tho basis of Ijeinp in 4-H club \vDrk at least five years, having at least two out¬ standing awards, and being at Ip,i.<>t 1,5 years of ago. Da\id is a seven-year member of the local club. His speciality i.s Holsteins and he is president of Iho McHenry County Junior Hol¬ .stein Club. Ho is a .senior in high soools tis year. I'lrtures of all the King and Queen candidates appear else¬ where In this paper Mr. Wayne Sherman, of rural Woodstock, is shou'n mounted on his Het-Rod Tractor. Wayne won the Hot-Rod com|)etltlon last year at the McHenry County 4-H Fair. This year's tractor pulling contest will be heid at the Fairgrounds on Friday, August 7, in front of the grandstand. More than half a dozen Hot-Rods are entered with still other tractors in the Standard Tractor Pulling Contest. NOTICE Building Centennial postcards for the United Church of Christ - Congregational are for sale in Huntley. TTiey can b>e purchased at the church, Georges' 0)ffee Shop, the Ben Franklin Store, Col¬ lins Drugs, and Marlowes Hatch¬ ery. These postcards commemor¬ ate tho l(X)th aniiversary of the constnaction of the church build¬ ing which was dedicated August 22. 1864. The antique car display will tte among ther many interesting and ed¬ ucational displays at the McHenry County Fair. Roger Wenberg, Wood¬ stock, Assistant Farm AdvlAer, is showu Inspecting one of the autos that wiU be exhibited by Mr. Edwin Hobart, Woodstock. Little League All Star Gatne The Huntley Little League All- Stars will play a game at the Huntley Little League baseball diamond on Friday night, Aug. 7, at 7:00 p.m. This game will be played with a little league team from Elgin, sponsored by Dicl< Weise of EJgin. Game time is 7 o'clock. Huntley 4-H HUNTLEY LEGION AUXILIARY WINS 1st PLACE IN STATE The Huntley American Legion Auxiliary received the 1st place ;iward at their State Convention last weekend in veteran's craft sales. The Auxiliary won this a- ward for selling more than $2600 of items made by blind and dis¬ abled veterans In haspitals throughout Illinois and elsewhere. The closest Apxiliary ran some ¦SIJOO less than Huntley in sales. There are 890 units in Illinois with a membership of juat over 7.5,000. The majority of thesr units participated in tho veteran's craft sales program, tlie only one of its kind in the country. Vet¬ erans from 36 states seel their work through this shop. A total of $67,000 was turned over to the individual exhibitors last year with all expenses of oper¬ ating the shop paid for by contri¬ butions from the units. hTe wards received by Veteran's Craft Chairman Lucille Koch w oro: Bronze medal for the great¬ est por cent nf increase in fhe d-strict, Crtificate of Honor for the unit from the llth district and one year's possession of the Trovolling Trophy. Frcmi the State she received a three dollar mer- rhandisc certificate, a check for $100; a ribbon baner to be flown from the unit flag was given to unit. The Huntley unit was also given an ward for being over tlie top in membership last year. The annual rehabilitation aer- \ice forum was preceded by entsr- tainmont staged, acted and stuig entirely by patients from the West Side Veteran's Hospital. Vtrfunteer workers in all State and Federal facilities were honored for their anm yhours of time in helpbif pa¬ tients..There also was a dance giv¬ en at the Palmer House and a large para('_ ji Sunday. ^ Ametion of 4''H Livestoch With the record number of 4-H project onimals being entered in the Auction to take place at the County Fair on August 9th, the Auction Committee is asking busi¬ ness and indu.stry for assistance. Dick Walrath, general Livestock superintendent of the County Fair said, "Unless the whole of the Mc- ,Henry County helps by bidding on these 4-H animals, there will he some very di.sappointod 4-H'ers. "McHenry County hos some real 'faithfuls' who aro out every year with a bid. However, I make spec¬ ial appeal to business and industry to help this year," continued Wal- ?-ath, when asked why ho was ap¬ pealing to industry and business, Walrath said, "Industry brings now people to McHenry County. Children of the folks who work in these plants are in 4-H. We wel¬ come them all . . . but we need help." Walrath points to the fact that the auction serves a two-fold purpose. First, it provides an c^- portunity for youth to realize a respectable profit for their year's work, spent in developing their projects. Second, the auction pur¬ chase of an animal, at this auction, denotes both an interest in youth and an interest in top-quality meat for the purchaser's customers or members. Pictures service will be available at the Auction. Thus val¬ uable publicity pictures may be taken for use in the buyer's adver¬ tising and promotion programs. Walrath urges that interested CONTINUED ON PAGE 16 Boy ^gkkutFund Raising Night Last Thursday, July 30, the Huntley Boy Scouts fund raising twwling night was held at Bowl¬ Hi Lanes. All proceeds from bowl¬ ing that evening was donated to the Eloy Scouts for use in the scouting program. In al la total of $59 was collect¬ ed nnd presented to the Scouts. The Huntley Jaycees were also present that evening and contrib- utd nn additional $,50 to the scout¬ ing movement In Huntley. This checks was presented to the Scouts by Wayne L. Peterson. A picture wa.* taken and will appear in next weeks paper. NOTICE The next meeting of the Huntley American Legion Auxiliary will he hold on Wednesday, Sept. 2. Auxiliary members are all urged to attend, as there will be a dis¬ cussion on a change of meeting night. Miss Huntley To Cotnpete Tonight Mis- Sh'rley \ckman, daughter of M.. and Mrs. Wm. Ackman. will represent Huntley in the selec¬ tion of Miss McHenry County Fair <m Tliursday ni|^t of this week.' She is being sponsored by the Hiuitley Lions diob. Grafton Girls Eighteen girls, meml>ers of the Grafton Girls 4-H Club, modeled their garments last Thursday, July 25, at the County 4-H aoth¬ ing show held at St. John's Luth¬ eran (Thurch in Woodstock. Seven of the local club memliers were among the A-blue ribbon group. 7 earned B-red ratings, and four were rated C-white. Two of the girls were among the finalists for State Fair com¬ petition, they were Faye Marlowe and Frances Donahue. State Fair participants will be announced on Friday night at the 4-H night program. The Huntley club has an enroll¬ ment of 27 members who will be participating this week with fods, flower arrangements, demonatra- lions, and other activities. Kath¬ ryn Kopsell and Connie Conley have l)een assisting in pre-para- tion activities at the fairgrounds in the Federation food stand.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
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