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^'•^ HUNTLEY ^"^"^^^ VOLUME 4 — NUMBEB 11 THURSDAY, JUNE IS, 1968 PHONX: 812-669-5621 (any time) (If no answer) 816-469-0998 S':-!v^;. FM. I ¦ . . > w . I LL 2 SECTIONS — 14 PAOES MAILED AND DISTRIBUTED WEEKLY 7c PER COPY Huntley Legion Carnival Poor weather hampered the carnival festivities in Huntley on Friday evening high winds strong enough to break large tree limbs and a thundershower which knock¬ ed out the electric power in Hunt¬ ley from 6:05 until 7:35 madao it Impossible to open the carnival. On Saturday tho rain held off un¬ til later in the evening. As in other years the local mer- F>id;iy and Saturday nights. On chants donated services and gifts which were given out at the car¬ nival. Tho large cash awards of $400, $250 and $150 were given to Clarence Offenhei.ser, of Hunt¬ iey, Charles Lazansky and Don Anderson, all Huntley residents. The winning teams in the wa¬ ter fights were the Woodstock. City Fire Dept. first, the Union Fire Dept. won the second place and the Woodstock Rural Fire Dept. won the thiii^^ ThoAmerican L^V wishes to thank all of those who donated their time and ability to the car¬ nival. RecognitBIn To Clanyard Battleboro, Vt. -Clanyard Farm of Huntley, hasa qualified for hte Pi'ogressive Breeders' Award—the highest recognition attainable by n broeder of Rogi.stored Holstein cattle. The Holstein-Friesian Associa¬ tion of America Ras accorded this honor only to .540 Holstein breed¬ ing, establishments, including 19 in Illinois. This Ls the second time that Clanyard Farm has been so recognized. To qualify for the Progressive Breeders' Award, a Holstein breed¬ er must meet strict requirements in all phases of dairy cattle breed¬ ing and management, including production, type improvement, herd health and tho development of home-bred animals. Clanyard herd completed its lat¬ est Herd Improvement Registry testing year with a lactation aver¬ age—calculated on a two milkings a day, 305 day mature equivaalent basis—on 71 individual records of 15,359 lbs. of milk and 596 lbs. of butterfat. The herd has also been offici¬ ally classified for type with a breed age average of 102.6 per cent—obtained by dividing the classification score of each cow by the average score of all Regis¬ tered Holstein cows of the same age. A certificate of this award has been sent to Clanyard Farm by The Holstein-Friesian Association of America, national organization of the Holstein breed representing nearly 41,000 members. A bronze year plate will be pre¬ sented to him at a meeting of Holstein breeders from his area, to be added to the bronze plaque awarded when this herd first achieved the honor. Trinity Lutheran Bible School United Church of Christ Bible School Jeff Palmer Wins Merit Award Jeff Palmer of Huntley has been presented with a ertificate of Mer¬ it in Farm Mechanics, awarded by the Thor Center for Better Farm Uving, Huntley, 111., for showing the greatest farm mechanics abil¬ ity among the graduating seniors of Huntley Consolidated High School. Neil C. Hurley Jr., founder of the Thor Center, a non-profit farm research organization located in northern Illinois, established the Farm Mechanics Award to honor the member of each senior high school class deemed most outstand¬ ing in his proficiency to apply farm mechanics to the effective use of farm shop equipment and tools, in the maintenance of farm machinery and in building proj¬ ects to provide improved farm liv¬ ing and operating efficiency. The selection is made by the student's vocational agriculture teacaher. Recognition of uotstanding high Milk Assoc. At the invitation of Pure Milk Association, managers of dairy farmer cooperatives and adminis¬ trators of Federal milk market or¬ ders in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Missouri met to discuss changes PMA proposes in Chi¬ cago's milk market order to im¬ prove producer prices. A. L. McWilliams, general man- COXTINUED ON PAGE 6 school vo-ag is part of the Thor enter's program for honoring lead¬ ing vo-ag teachers, outstanding agriculturists, and others who have contributed to farm progress. The Center also works closely with high schools, colleges, 4-H Clulw and Future Farmers of America groups in seminars anad is the site of a Model Farm Shop which features more than 2,500 tools. The Thor Center devotes much time to the study of new methods in mechanization and moderniza¬ tion of the farm. Hurley, board chairman and president of Thor Power Tool Ccmipany, founded the non-profit center in 1956. Credit Union Announces The Board of Directors of hte Huntley Communiyt Credit Union held the regular monthly meeting at the office of the credit union on June 4. President Delwin Bor¬ hart called the meeting to order. The board declared a dividend of 4 per cent to be paiad to all sav¬ ers on the books at the close of business on Maya 31, 1963. The dividend which is an extra divi¬ dend will be payable on June 30, 1963. The credit union p&iA a divi¬ dend of 4 per cent on savings of record on November 30, 1962. Treasurer Raymond J. Kelley told the board that if the credit union business continued as good as it has been the first months of 1963 dividends would be continued to be paid twice a year to savers. Savings are matched with life insurance to qualified savaers up to $1,000. Village Board Notes The Village Board mot in reg¬ ular session on Thursday. June 6, with ever>' member present, Pres¬ ident Wilpault Brill presiding. The Treasurer's Report was read. Motion by Rudy, seconded by Staab to accept the report. All ayes. Bills were paid. The Secretary's Report was ap¬ proved. Mr. Richard Nelson, a sergeant in tho City of Chicago Police De- IJartmont was interviewed and ap¬ pointed by President Brill to the office of Chief of Police. A mo¬ tion by Wasserstrass, seconded by Rudy to accept the appointment was approved. All ayes. A motion was made by Fitzji seconded by Enstrom not ot paya Raymond Burton a full month's salary for the month of May as he had taken a one-week vaca¬ tion. Ayes; Enstrom, Fitzi. Nays: Rudy, Staab, Ackman, Wasser¬ strass. The motion failed to carry and Burt(^|bas paid a full months salary. ^^ A motion was made by Rudy, secnded by Ackman to adopt the Social Security Ordinanee plae-^ ing all appointed village employ¬ ees on Social Security. All Ayes. A motio^k^ Rudy, seconded by Ackman ^^d call in the Sewer Revenue Bonds known as Water Sewer G O Bonds called for ma¬ turity in 1977, 1978, and 19TO, at $4,000 each. Motion approved. All Ayes. A motion by Staab, seconded by Ackman to grant one week of paid vacation for the first year of service by all village appointed employees and two week's vaca¬ tion for the second yeara and each .^•ear thereafter. If an employee resigns during the year, the timd is to be pro rated. Motion ap¬ proved. All ayes. Being no further business, the meeting was adjourned. Holstein Classified Craig Johnson, a student of Huntley High School and vo-ag. member has recently had a pure¬ bred Holstein cow which he owns classified for type by J. A. Fair- child, Berwick, Penna., an offi¬ cial inspector on the staff of the Holstein-Friesian Association of America. The animal was classi¬ fied "Good." 4-H News The Sth meeting of the Junior Clovers 4-H club was held May 21, at Dorthy Gray's hwne. Talks and demonstrations were given by Vanita Sherwin, Dolores Fawkes, JoAnne Lamz, and Linda Kodi. Camp Scholarships were drawn and won by Mary Borhart, Unda Korf), and Penny Ruth. Alternates for these were Cindy Godil, lYan- ces Donahue and Deina Borhart. Some of the girls voltmteered to give talks and demonstrations for hte next meeting of the Graf¬ ton Home Bureau hdd at the Le¬ gion on June 5. Refreriunents ynre served by Dctea BotlMrt, Sue Eggers, and SiMnry lioe- ayne.
|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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