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1 '^^ HUNTLEY '^~*»«8frfe V VOLUME 8 — NintfBEai 20 THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1067 PHONE! •669-6621 (any time) (if no answer) 469-0998 scsooL rite HSffTLSr HIGH SCHOOL .-.S««-P'V -i^. 8 PAGES HAILED AND DISTRIBUTED WEBKLV 7 cent* • copy Water Fight Winners Pictured are the Captains of the winning- water light teams, the n^arc-huIlM and Huntley fire dept. officials. From left: Norman Plsks, Mar¬ shall; Dirk Dammyer, Algonquin; Clhuek Wendt, West Dundee; Tom Parker, Woodstock Rural; Dave Pearson, Carpentersville; Hobe Keamine, Marshall, Crystal Lake; and Leonard Ackman and Don Tessmer of the Huntley Fire Department. Huntley Firemen hosted water fights on Coral Street on Sunday afternoon, August 13, A total of 19 teams participated. They were from: Carpentersville, Genoa, Mar¬ engo, Cary, McHenry, East E>undee, Hampshire, Ifervard, Johnsburg, Algonquin, Kirldand, West Dundee, Union, Woodstock Oity, Woodstock Rural, Crystal Lake, Burlington, and Huntley. Trophies were awarded to the four top teams which were 1st, Carpen- terBvllle: 2nd, Woodstock FUiral, 3rd. West im(tee..fal« 4tll Algwv quin. In addition to the official water fights, the wives of many of Vhe firemen participated in water lights as well. The Huntley women's team won their contest. Children's water fights were also held with hoses at water hydrant pressure. A refreshment stand whs set up in the park where sand¬ wiches and soft drinks were sold. Free beer was given to the partic¬ ipating firemen. Rides were avail¬ able to children. Contributions for trophies were donated by: The American Legion Post 673, B & B Service, Ben Hans¬ ford Chevrolet. Inc., Coils, Inc., Cole's Barber Shop, Bowl Hi Lanes, Chuck's Barber Shop, Collins Phar¬ macy, Custom Farm Service, D & Z Transfer, Dean Milk Co., Don's Super Valu, Frerind iEiqyipment, A. W. Garlieb Implements, Geor¬ ge's Coffee Shop, the Green Dia¬ mond Cafe, Hansen Heating & - Plumbing. Hfclne'is Hanlware, Heine's Tap, M&H Dairy Mart, Huntley Farm Store, Huntley Coin Wash, Jim's Citgo Service, Little America. Marlowe Feed & Hatchery, James A O'Connor, Offies' Tap, J. H. Patterson Co.. SUte Bank of HunUey, Tom's Sin¬ clair, Town Tap, Village Inn, Zihi- merman & KahJer. A radio which was donated by the Dean Milk Co. was awarded to C. H. Ness of Genoa, Illinois. Grafton Twp. Board Meeting The regular meeting of the Graf- Ion Township Board of Auditors was held Thursday, August 10, at tho township garage. Mr. Howard Ruth gave a report on Valley-Hi Nursing Home, vvhich he is chairman of the committee on the Board of Supervisors. He told of the operation cost and said that when Medicare comes the township will have to st^)ple»nent a percentage of the cost for pat¬ ient care. He said that possibly this would be done on the basis of the number of residents each individual township had in the home. Super- \isor went on to say that there are at present two Grafton town¬ ship residents at the hwne. A discussion on a bad septic system in the Crystal Lake area of the township was persued. Mr. Ruth was authorized to exert iM-ess- ure to get the situation cleaned up. A group of Residents from the Crystal Lake .section of the town¬ ship were present to question the township on the payment of bills incured before an injunction was issued curtailing work which was being done under H.B. 1473. Swne of these residents had gone in on the injunction suit against the township. Mrs. Leona Nelson of Crystal Lake was present at the meeting and stated she was considering being a candidate for State Repre¬ sentative next year. In the past Mrs. Nelson has stated she is a- gainst the township form of gov¬ ernment and would do away with it if she had her way. Eight people beside the boart memibers were present at tiie meet¬ ing. Notice To All High School Athletes TO ALl- HIGH SCHOOL ATHLJCTES Phsical examinations will be given at the Huntley High School gymasium on Wednesday, August 23 at 7:43 a.m. These physical examinations are for all athletes who wish to par¬ ticipate in high school afRle'tics during the 1967-68 school year. Any physical examination after that date will be at the expense of the individual. Homer Barry, Coach. Farewell Reception AX IMPORTANT DATE! A farewe'l reception is being heldg held for Larryand Jeanne Zaugg on Sunday, August 27, bet> ween 2 and 5:00 p.m. in the miilti- purpose room of Trinity Lutheran Church, Huntley. Slides on their future Austral¬ ian mission work will be shown at 3:30 p.m. in the church l>asement. The Zauggs will be leavir^ in September for their Austrcdlian mission field for a five year term. E'VERYONE IS -WEIX^ME! Augm School Board Meeting The regular meeting of the Hunt¬ ley School Board was held on Wed¬ nesday, August 9, in the office of the newly constructed building on Mill Street. All members of the board were present. The minutes of the previous meet ing were not read aloud but were ap[)ro\ed from printed copies which each board member had. It was reported that the books were audited on August 2. Mr. Kelly reported that the sch¬ ool had been unable to hire a lib¬ rarian-Spanish-speech teacher com¬ bination. Mr. Don Clerldn was hired to teach Social Science, World His¬ tory, Civics and American Prob¬ lems. He is a graduate of Sophen f University in Tokyo, Japan. He taught in a private high school in Tokyo in 1961-62. He also has studied one year of law at LaSalle University in Chicago. He is mar¬ ried and has two diildren, he pre¬ sently lives in Fontana, Wisconson, but wishes to locate here, it was reported. Supt. KeUy stated there is a possibility he might also teach Speech. Mr. Clerkin has a B.A. degree plus 12, and he will start at the $6300. salary scak. The motion to hire Mr. Clerkin was made by Miss Mackeben. seconded by Mrs. Tlirun. It was reported that Mike She- bcko4iad-4;(t>o-<!reiUt8 4»-«iiil(e up for graduation. TTiese he complet¬ ed at the Crystal Lake Sianmer school program, his dipolma was signed by the officials of the txiard and will be presented to hijg. It was also reported that several other students from Hiintley had attended the summer school sess¬ ion in Crystal Lake. The rules and regulations for the coming year were presented for board study. No action was taken, however, on these rules. It was stated that at least pert of these lilies will be publised in the Hunt¬ ley Farmside after the board had taken action. Supt. Kelly and hds assistant Homer Barry had com¬ piled these rules. Supt Kelly also stated that a letter will be sent to parents and that on the first day of school orientation the rules will be read and explained to the students. On Augu.st.22, the board will hold a meeting to discuss these rules. Mrs. Schaeffer sent in her resig¬ nation as 2nd grade teacher due to health reasons. It was reported that there are 70 students in the 2nd grade which were to be de- vided into three sections. The board discussed the pwssibility of divid¬ ing the class into two sections, having helpers to assist the teach¬ ers. The possibility of hiring a teacher who was forced mto retire¬ ment upon reaching the age of 65 last year from the Woodstock sys¬ tem was discussed. The Huntley board also has a policy of retiring teacher^ at 65. This too was dis¬ cussed and it was suggested that perhaps this policy could be rescin¬ ded by the board. The board took no action on Mrs. Shaeffer's resign nation. Mr. Leonard Ackman and Mr. Richard Sta£rt> were-preBant at the meeting representing the Milage Board. They explained that the State of Illinois had requested that there be no paridng on the north side of Mill Street in fnmt of the school. They also exidained tiiat the village was considering inekine Mill Street one-way at the school and asked the School Board as to which direction the traflSc ^ould go. The two Village Board mem¬ bers then suggested that the ScH- ool and Park Boards get together and decided how much land each would dedicate for use on the ex tension of Mill Street from Route 47 to Lincobr Street. They sug¬ gested that perhaps the street should angle and that the school Conttnnedl ea pace 2 Mayor Brill Greet Oldest Huntley The Huntley National Associat¬ ion held its 21st reunion in Hunt- Icy. Illinois last Saturday and Sun¬ day, August 12 and 13, 1967. This was the third largest reunion of members who came from cost to cost. It was the first time the re¬ union was held in our town. There were three mem:bers pre¬ sent who have not missed any of the Huntley reunions since the as¬ sociation was formed. They are Royce Huntley of Phoenix, New York, and Mr. and Mrs. Rudolf B. Heiel of JCsBMc, Gonneoticut. The oldest member in attend¬ ance with Mr. Frank Huntley, 94, of Waterloo, Iowa, and the young¬ est was 3% moth old Angela Weed- man, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Weedman of Tulon, Dliiiois. The grandson of Mr. ITiomas Stillwell Huntley (the founder of this community) and his two sons were also present for this reunkm. Also in attendance at the reunion OM.X pue 'sja^smiui a^jLct 3j3m Army Chaplain. The Saurday night buffet suw)er was served by the Ladies Aid of the Trinity Lutheran Church. Fol¬ lowing that meal those in atten¬ dance heard Army Chaplain Bill Huntley, who spent time in Eng¬ land and Scotland, enertain the group on the Scottish bagpipes. A welcome address was given by Huntley's Mayor Wilpault and film entitled "Illinois Holiday" prepar¬ ed by Illinois Bell Telephone Co. was presented. Rev J. Howard Shaw of Auroe sopke to the group. I^. L. L. Huntley of Washington, Kamas, also spoke to the group on his ex¬ perience in Sierra Leone, West Aferica. His diild was the first white child bom in that section of Africa. Many -of the «ttnfler fsniltes attended worship aervicee Sunday morning at all three of the Htinfc- ley churches. The Sunday noon banquet was served by the ladies of the United Church of Christ CbngregationaL Following the meal the general business meeting was held. Ihe incumbent officers were retained for another term. It was reported at the meeting that Mr. Charles Kries of Huntl^ had met Mrs. Margaret Rudoli^ from Emporia, Pennsylvania in Moscow, Russia, the week before the reunion. Mrs. Rudolph' is a descendant of the Huntley family who founded Huntley, Pennsylvan. ia. Continued on Page Three County Legion Officers Installed Mr. Don Enstrom of Huntley was installed as SeiTgentj-at^rms at the County American Legion Installation held last Saturday ev¬ ening at the Woodstock Ameri¬ can Legion Home. In addition to the county officials installation, the Woodstock Post held installations of the Juniors of the local Auxiliary, the Auxili¬ ary and The Post. The Post and County installations were held simultaneously. In addition to Mr. Enstrom of Huntley, Mr. Alvin Anderson of Woodstock, owner of a dry dean- ing establishment which serves Huntley, was installed as County Legion Commander. Mr. Thomas Bjorn and Robert Schultz also participated in various parts of the program. Following the installation re¬ freshments were served and a dance held. Those attending frcHn Huntley were Mr. and Mrs. Don Enstrom,' Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schultz, Mr. and Mrs. TAom Bjom, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Chesak, Mrs. Ludk Koch. Mrs. Joyce WUl, Mr. Dennis Rudsinakl, Mr. Dennis (yBrien and Comrnander Handd Doty.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
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