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^e HUNTLEY ^o^^^A^ VOLUME 5 — NUMBER 42 THUREDAV, JANUARY 21, 196.> PHONE: SI2A69-M21 (any time) (if n. anawor) 816-159 099H SCHOOL FILE •TJN.LKY HIGM HUMTLEY. ILL SC.-fOOL (J PAGES MAILED AND DISTRIBUTED WEEKLY Huntley Fartnside Reviews 1964 On Tuesday, October 6, the Hunt¬ ley Planning Commission held a pu^Jlic hearing on suggest'd plan¬ ning recommendations for propos¬ ed land use plans for the VillaQe of Huntley. The ordinance divided the village into three general dis¬ tricts, and was passed on to the Village Board after the hearing. Mrs. Mary Zemla. 74, of rural Union, died unexpectedly on Oct¬ ober 16 in her home. The deliquent tax list for Graf¬ ton Township was published in the October 21 edition on the paper. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spangard celebrated their 25th wedding an¬ niversary with an open house at Bowl-Hi Lanes. The Trinity Lutheran Church held their annual chicken dinner on Sunday, October 4, serving 867 people. At the October meeting of the Huntley Village Board, the tinal plat for Bonnie Knoll sbudivision was accept' AThe board announ¬ ced that th Pd squad car radio had been sold to the Fire Depart¬ ment. The Huntley Community Credit Union held their annual Credit Union Day g Saturday. October 10, with a '¦¦ ^ch and Judy" show, free balloons for the children and Eric the clown. An estimated 200 people attended the affair. The week-end of October 15, marked Homecoming celebrations at Huntley High School. On Thurs¬ day night a snake was held through the village, climaxed with with a bonfire on the school grounds. On Friday the annual Homecoming parade was held with 20 entries participating. The winning floats were the junior class entry "We'll Beat Them," the Jaycee float "The Last Song of Hiawatha" and "It's In the Bag" as third place float win-- ner. Window displays were won by Collins Pharmacy with "Redskins Beatum Hiawatha", the Huntley Landromat "We'll Run 'Em Throu- the Cleaners" and third place Pur¬ dom's Certified Food Store "We'll Beat Them." Huntley was defeated in the homecoming game by a score of 14-13. On Saturday evening the annual Homecoming dance was held at the school. Huntley School received a toal of $59,200.30, as announced by Ray Ray Page State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hight be¬ came the parents of a son at Sher¬ man Hospital. Mrs. Mary Carrol, 83, died In the Oliver Nursing Home in Elgin. Mrs. Marguerite J. Trumball, 76, died In Mchenry County Memorial Hospital, following a long Illness. Approximately 17 visitors attend, ed the regular meeting of the Graf¬ ton Park Board, held on October 16. Most of tfiose present were from a group called the "Tri-subdivislon Citiren's Committee." This group presented a pitltioon to the Board against the proposed taking of an aption on Donahue's Woods in Hun¬ tley. The petition contained 250 signatures. The Board voted not to take the option on the property by a 3 to 2 vote. The Presidential election was held the first week in Novenrrt>«r. In Huntley the Johnson-Humphrey ticket received 363 votes, the Gold- water-Mill^r ticked received 379 Governor Kerner eceived 306 votes to Percy's 427 votes. In the week, a new merchants basketball team was organized and the annual baseball dinner was held at the Huntley Fire Station. The Huntley Lions Club heW their annual Halloween party for the Children at the school. The United Churchof Christ Con¬ gregational held their annual roast beef dinner on November 1, serving approximately 900 people. Huntley firemen were called to extinguish a farm fire on Tuesday morning, Nov. 3, east of Huntley on the Elmer Cossman farm. The entire barn was distroyed along with some cattle and macinery. Mr. Wally Leonard was elected president of the Past Chief's Club of the McHenry County 40 & 8. At the November 10th meeting of the Board of Supervisors, Sup¬ ervisor Mackeben resigned after serving on the board tor 20 yeas. Mr. Mackeben was elected to the post of County Auditor at the gen¬ eral election. The proposal for a McHenry Co¬ unty Forest Preserve was defeated by a vote of 18569 to 19343. Mr. and Mrs. Benidict Mueller Continued on page two January P.T.A. Meeting The January mocting of the Par¬ ent Teacher As.sociation was held January 13, 196.^. President Grau called tho meeting to order and all reporLs were read and approved The "Post Prom Party" for 1965 year vvas again discussed. A mo¬ tion was made, voted on and pass¬ ed that the P. T. A. support this event annually. The parents of three Junior students v^'il! be ap¬ pointed each fall to serve as chair¬ men. It was also voted and ap¬ proved to donate 550,00 toward the "Post Prom Party." The P. T. A. wishes to express their thanks to Mi.ss Susan Doody. Physical Education teacher, and the high school girls who helped put on a very interesting program. Miss Doody explained the impor¬ tance of "Physical Fitness" and the different phases and tests the girls were given. Pr(>sidcnts Grau adjourned the meeting atler which refreshments and a s. ^ period followed. Farttk Bureau Plav^Bo-wi There^^PI be bowling at Huntley Bowl-Hi Lanes on Sunday, January 24, for Farm Bureau members and members of their families as part of the preliminary bowling of the Illinois Farm Sports Festival, it was announced by Kenneth Reed, county chairman of the bowling events. The date has been set forward to January 24. due to changes In the date of district competition. Huntley area residents who are intertested in this activity shouid contact Mrs. Adeline Kuide or Del- win Borhart, local co-chairmen. Other bowling dates for McHenry county sports festival bowlers are January 23, at Woodstock, January 30, at Johnsberg, February 6, at Harvard. The district competition will be held in Rockford on February 10, and the State finals on March 9, at Springfield. *ling Huntley*s Sth. Grade Bashethall Teatn Coming Events Tuesday — Friday. January 19-22. Little "f" Tourney. Thursday. January 21 — Huntley Community Credit Union Dinner and Annual Meeting. The Hunttey Jaycees will hold a dance on Saturday, January 30 at Bowl-Hi Lanes from 9 P.M. The band for the evening will M the Mel Elliot Treo. Tickets are avail¬ able from any Jaycee or at the door. BOY SCOUT SUNDAY will be observed at the United Church o£ Christ Congregational on Sunday, February Tth at the morning wor¬ ship sen'ice. All Cubs and Boy Scouts are in\iled to attend. IU1 January School Board Meeting The regular meeting of the Board of Education was called to order with President Weber absent. A motion was made and approved to appoint George Adams as Pres¬ ident Pro-tem. A motion was made and approved to approve the minutes as read. A motion was made and approved to transfer $286.43 from the Educat¬ ional Fund tor tt»» Aewlvlng Fumi. A motion was made and approved to sell the 1951 Ford bus to Egge¬ brecht for the sum of $65.00. A motion was made and approved to approve to Mrs. Manning and Mrs. Schachtner a contract to teach Kindergarten for the second semes ter. A motion was made and approved to approve a contract for Alice Dell Meyer to teach Home Ec. who wili be replacing Marilyn Clark. A motion was made and approved to approve of a contract for Dan Kern to teach 7th and Sth grade Science, replacing Gloria Korrison. A motion was made and approved to accept the resignation of Allan Trhlik, the Music Director, as of January 22, 1965. A motion was made and approved to pay the regular monthly bills. By Ernest Stading Jr. Secy of Brd. of Ed. Medical Center Meeting The annual business meeting of the Huntley Madical Building, Inc. will be held on Thursday, evening. January 27, 1965, at the Village Hall from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m., ac¬ cording to notices sent to stock¬ holders. At this meeting reports will be given on the activities of the past year, a board of directors elected. Preaent members of the board of diectors are: President, Earl B. Johnson; Vive President, Wayne Miller; Secretary-Tresurer Walter Burmeister. Member serve a one year term. Linda Seiler Setni-Finalist The Iltinois State Scholarship Commission has announced that 7402 students who are residents of Illinois have qualified a* semi- flnalists In the 19CS-W State Sch¬ olarship Program on the baais of high school academic and perform¬ ance on the competi-tive examinat¬ ion. Among this group is Miss. Linda Lee ^iler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Seller of Huntley. All seml-finall«ts are being notified directly and will receive applicat¬ ion materials to be completed and returned to the Cemm4e«ion for final conalderation. Winners will be announced In Aprll. 7c PER CX>1'1 Grafton Twp Board Meeting The regular meeting of the Graf¬ ton township Board of Auditors was convened by the Supervisor, Hubert Curtis on Thursday. Jan. 14. Thfe minutes of the previous meeting wore read and approved. A registration sheet on which all spectators in attendance were ask¬ ed to sign their names was circu¬ lated throughout the meeting. Thi.s attendance record sheet was crea¬ ted by Supcr\isor Curtis at the December meeting and will be used in subsequent meetings dur¬ ing hLs term of office. The Grafton township financial statement was read and approved. The authorization for change of signatures on Grafton township checks and other documents from former Supervisor Harley Macke¬ ben to Supervisor Hubert Curti.s was given at this meeting. Mr. Curtis reported to the group the results of an investigation which he had made on tax objec- tionsjjj' the railroad. He stated that .^ railroad only objected to certai.^mrts of the budget rather than the budgpet as a whole. Mr. Curtie also reported th»t a surplus food truck with food sup- plie^^|. neetb" families will be in the Vp in the near future. He statea that a person may only make up to a certain income per month to qualify for thLs tooi. For further details on the distribution of this food anyone interested should contact Supervi.sor Curtis. Mr. Curtis gave a report on the recent meeting of the Board of .Supervi.sors. Road Commissioner Ix)uis Schatchner gave a report on the condition of the roads in Graf¬ ton township including mileage ol improvements during the year. Super\'Lsor Curtis also reported that he is preparing cards giving the names and addresses of all registered voters in the township, and wll use them as a basis for dividing the township into various precints. He plans to divide Graf¬ ton, which includes Lakewaad, Cry.stal Vista & Crystal GaOdens into thiee precints, and Grafton 1 which is the Huntley precint into 2 separate precints. The reason for this further division, Supervi¬ sor Chjrfis stated, is that these pre¬ cints are beccwning too large and require too much time in counting the ballots after a large election. The present registration is 887 voters in Grafton 1, 924 in Grafton 2 and 223 registered voters in Grafton 3. Mr. Curtis reported that the township election will be Tuesday, April 6. (That will also be the date of the Huntley Village elec¬ tion]. The first day for filing for township offices was January 11, the last dato for filing will be February 1,5. Clerk Richard Enstrom reports that Mr. Albert Boncosky of Hunt- Icy has filed for Grafton Township Ascsessor on the People's Party. Holstein Cluh Banquet The McHenry County Holstein Club's Banquet will be held Thura¬ day, February 18, 1964, at the Meth¬ odist Church In Harvard, III., 7:30 P.M. "There will be an excellent speaker," Mys Harold Jepson, 8r., Preaident, "an excellent dinner, and a super master of cerenranles wlll be In store for every one who comet out to thte diitnar. TMcete available from membere."
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
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