The Huntley Farmside
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^ HUNTLEY ^ a/imsidc VOLUME 4 — NUMBER 13 THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 1963 PHONE: 312-669-.56:^1 (any time) (If no iinswer) 816-4690908 SCH-OL FfLE :!;j;JTL£Y mil! SCHOOL HUNTLEY, ILL 6 TAGES MAILED AND DISTRIBUTED WEEKLY 7c PER COPY 1913 Dress At Bank for Anniversary Huntley Boy Fire on Church Street Last Monday Wins Second This week the State Bank of Huntley is celebrating il.s SOth an¬ niversary since bekj^hartered in 1913. Actually, Ht^Py has had a bank since 1893 when Dr. C. E. Cook built tho Cook Block and practiced medicine and operated a drug store and established a bank. In May of 1901 M. D. Hoy and Sons, bankers of J^kdstock, took over the Bank ol^iuntley from the Cook family and operated il as the Bank of Huntley. In .March, 1913, the State Bank of Huntley was organized with the first di¬ rectors; George H. Hoy, Fremont Hoy, John M. Hoy, Wm. P. Hoy, John T. Kelley, John Weltzien, John Hawley, George A. Hemmer and Patrick Keating. The first officers were; John M. 50 Years of Gas In Union Union civic official.^; and com- munils loaders joined Northern Illinois Gas Company officials last week 'Fridaj. June 21) to com¬ memorate 50 years of gas service (o the community. At a brief lighting ceremony held at the Village Hall, President George Schmitt thanked the utili¬ ty for the gaslight installed at the Hall to mark the event. He com¬ plimented Ihe gas Company on its quality of service and community relations. Later, during dinner at Martin¬ etti's in Crystal Lake, Edward Sheehan, NI-Gas executive vice- president, highlighted the com¬ pany's plans for the future and re¬ called some achievements of 1962. A film "Hidden Harvest." gave gue.sts an opfxirtunity to see the construction of a NI-Ga.ss natural gas supply pi[)eline in northern Illinois. G. E. MacLaughlin, NI-Gas' dis- rict superintendent and host for the evening, noted (hal the village gas franchise was awarded in Oct. of 1912. Late in June of 1913, the main bringing gas to Union and a distribution system was completed. "At the time pipe was 'hauled by horse and wagon," commented MacLaughlin, "Trenches were dug by hand and the residents stood on wood sidewalks to watch the pil>e being laid. Wages were from 10 cents an hour for the 'new man' to 25 cents an hour for the foreman. "Folks were limted to installing gas lights, a simple gas range Hoy, President, A. B. Brinkerhoff, Vice President, Wm. P. Hoy, Cashier, and W. F, Bartelt, Assis¬ tant Cashier. The State Bank of Kuntley then purchased the busi¬ ness from the Bank of Huntley and was chartered this week' in 1913. This week the bank is celebrat¬ ing its .Wth anniversary with the vintage and Is giving out pens and rain hats to anyone who comes in to the bank. Many of the cos¬ tumes are copies of the 1913 varie¬ ty, however, the one being worn by Mary Lou Hardy is an original made during the 1913 era. "Hie present officers of the bank are: William McCredie, President, H. Marlowe, Vice President, Wayne Marlowe, Vice President, Wayne Miller, Exec. Vice President, R. L. Bankes, Cashier, Earl Heine- man, Louis VanAcker, Henry L. Wells, Directors Gertrude Koppen and Janet Hulke. Asst. Cashiers. The State Bank of Huntley in¬ vitees ev^eryone to come in during Ihe ne.xt three days of their SOth anniversary celebration. Seven members of the Huntley (Chapter of Future Farmers of America, accompanied by Donald Barrett and son Danny, have re¬ turned from Champaign-Urbana, wtiere (hey competed on Tuesday in the State F. F. A. Dairy and Livestock Judging Contest. Huntley had a dairy judging team consisting of Larry Johnson. Gary Borhart, and Allen Borharl who judged eight rings of dairy animals. The Livestock Judging team consisted of Wayne Workowski, Lee Linnenkol and Douglas Swan¬ son. Beef animals, hogs and sheep were judged by this group. David Hemmer represented the Huntley school in the Holder's Contest which covers showman¬ ship, leading and animal obedience and won the distinction of second place among 16 contestants. The placings of the teams and individ¬ uals will be available after tabu¬ lations on the I. B. M. machines ha\e been completed. Huntley Teener League The Huntley Lions Teeners won thoir 2nd gammon Sunday after¬ noon, beatini^pimpshire 6-5. Due to fine pitching by Brent Weh)er, Huntley was winning 6 to 0 until the top of the Tth inning, when due to costly errors Ham¬ pshire got in 5 runs. Relief pitch¬ ers Zerbol and Enstrom helped re¬ tire the inning. JIampshire pitcher Widmayer allowed 6 hits and walked 6. Weber struck out 15 and walked 1 and gave up 2 hits. A nice crowd helped Huntley cheer. Our rained out game with Ma¬ ple Park is scheduled for June 28 al 6:30 p.m. here. We [)lay Burlington here on Sunday. June 30 at 2:00 p.m. On Wednesday we have a re¬ turn game with Burlington there at 7:00 p.m. The Huntley Fire Department was called to extinguish a smoking smouldering fire in an abandoned automobile on Narth Churcti St. on Tuesday. Five small boys, all under 13 years of age had been playing with matches and started a fire in the glove compartment which smouldered and spread to the plastic coating on the instru¬ ment panel. Wires were burned and the interior damages. The boys were severely repri¬ manded and ordered by Chief of Police Richard Nelson to jjerform certain unpleasant tasks for their parents and report periodically to Chief Nelson. Police Report Chief of Police Richard Nelson reports that his office has received reports from Woodstock and oth¬ er surrounding towns of unauthor¬ ized .solicitors, peddlers and door- to-door canvassers in action and cautions all Huntley area residents lo be on the lookout for these operators here. If such persons call at your door, you are asked lo contact the local police at once, as Chief Nelson wishes to be sure that they have the requiixxi li¬ cense and further to check on Iheir activities. Little League Team I Huntley Lions Chicken Bar-B-Q Members of Little League Team 1 pictured above are left Barrett, Jaster, Rasmussen, Hick, Sehelsser, B. Enstrom, A Borchart, Bastion, Swanson, Mattingly, Yurs, and Dammyer. to rlgiit: Bottom ow- . Enstrom. Top Row- The Annual Lions Club (Thicken Bar B Que was held in the Hunt¬ ley Fire Barn on June 23. This was perhaps the most successful event which the Huntley Lions have enjoyed in the seven years since its inception. The 'Lionesses" started M|tering for the event on Saturdaj^Btting potatoes, beans and cole slaw ready in advance and making up the delicious bar- be que sauce. A total of SrZO persons were served including 120 children's portions. The responsibility of cooking ja^delicious chicken was under tfl^^upervision of Henry Marlowe and his committee of cooks and firemen. The funds raised by this event will be used for the various civic projects which the Lions Club sponsors, such as Teener League, summer camp expenses, the chil¬ dren's Halloween and Christmas parties. The new officers of the Lions Club who will serve in the coming year are: David Rudy, President; Paul Ortlieb, 1st Vice-President; James O'Conner 2nd Vice-Presi¬ dent: Lawrence Ernesti, 3rd Vice- President; Helmuth Thurow, Sec¬ retary-Treasurer. Annual Home Bureau Meeting The 45th annual meeting of the McHenry Cbunty Homemak¬ ers Extension Association was held on Tuesday, June 25, at the McHenry Country Club. The 11:30 luncheon was followed by the call order by Pres. Mrs. Ervin Plote. Annual reports were given fol¬ lowing the introductions and pledge to the flag. Installation of new officers was held. Officers being installed were: Mrs. Plote, President; Mrs. Neil, 1st Vice President; Mrs. Mitchell Kane, 2nd Vice President; Mrs. James Craig, Secretary; Mrs. LaVerne Bohl, Treasurer. Committee chair men installed were: 4-H, Mrs. Leon Shaw, Subject Matter; Mrs. Austin Pope, Public Information; Mrs. Schuring, Special Activities; Mrs. Siiimek, and Ways and Means, Mrs. Reimer. One hundred and twenty-four active members were in attend¬ ance representing 19 units. Also attending were three charter members, two past presidents, and 24 guests. Following adjournment of the business meeting, Mrs. Justin Wagy, President of the Illinois Homemakers Extension Federa¬ tion presented slides and a dis¬ play ot highlights of her tr^ to Australia.
|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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