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^ HUNTLEY ^^«^ VOLUME 16 — NUMBER 16 THURSDAY, JULY 17. 1975 - PSeNR — tfSfSStl — UN* Aasnrer 45M9M er 4fM45< 10 PAGES "^i Village Board Minutes The Regular Meetinig of tie Mi¬ lage Board of Trustees was called to order at 8;0O p.in. in the Boaixl Room of the Village Hall, Thurs¬ day evening, July 10th, 1975. The following officers were pre¬ sents: President Enstrom, Tnistees Stroupe, Frank, Eisenmenger. Ack¬ man, Lohneis and anMning, with Percy Swanson, Police Chief Dzie¬ wior and Attorney Caldiwell. The minutes of the June 1st Board meeting were the first or¬ der of business. A motion wa.s made by Trustee Frank, seconded by Trustee Ackman. to approve the minutes as presented and upon roll call, all members voted aye and ttie motion carried. The President then presented the Treasurer's Report. A motion was made by Trustee Stroupe, seconded by Trustee anning, to approve of this report and upon roil call, all trustees voted aye and the motion carried. The bilte were presemtcd: The bills wore approved with a motion by Trustee Manning, seconded' by Trustee Ackman, and upon roll call, all mesTibers voted aye and the motion carried. The President called on Mrs. Hedy \jeon?r<i. -who gave a report on ilhe BloentennAal oorimittee's ac¬ tivities. She stated that in order to get the program off the grcwnd the balance of the appropriated funds would be needed, this amount ibe- ing $750.00. A motion was made by Ackman. secondrd by Eisen- mencer. to authorize tho Clerk to allot this amount, and upon roll call, all memibers present voted aye and tho motion carried. She stated *hat July 27th would be the BiceiT'enTi;a] Fla" Dedication with Dignitaries MoClory ard Skinner fpartiteapiaifng. She reported thait SCrral S'reel ninning in fTWit of the Village Hall bo blocked off for this event. The Board agreed to her request. Next, rcT-.rcsrntative^ from Tes¬ ter Witte and Co., Village Auditors, were recognizc<l. They discussed the year-eml financial statements of the Village and the Waterworks and Sewerage Fund. In corwiection with this discussion, a motion was made bv Trustee Frank, secwided by Trustee Lohneis, to instruct the auditing firm to eliminat the imner fund transfer accounts to the ex¬ tent posisible, and -upon roll call, all members voted aye and the mo¬ tion carried.. School Board representatives. Dan Ziller and OharU>s Ruth were present to irquire if the extension of Lincoln Street was a dedicated street. Attorney CaldweU requested Mr. Ziller to furnish him with the Document Number on the adhool's document and he would look into the matter. They asked if the vil¬ lage had any objections to the school's using this end of the street aifter tho new construction wais finished and if there would be any objection to partoing cars to which the Board 'stated thait there would be Tio problem. They also question¬ ed the type of material used in the street and hey were instructed to speak with Trustee Manning, who is Chairmaii of that oominit- tee. Next, the President claled on Fire Chief Freund, who was pre¬ sent to reque^ permission to have Contiiiiied on Page Two VILLAGE BOARD fe.iL,. r^AriK PARISF.K PO 192 HUNTLEY. ILL SERVING THB PEOPLE OF HUNTLET SHfCB ItM .,ji — *'u^wim'aki% Phil Donahue Dead at Age of 14 Philip rVnahue, 14. son of Mr. .I'M Mr';. Wayne Donahue of Mill Sti-cet, Huntley, died at Sherman Hospit.il after he collapsed while nmn'rg with a friend on Ohurch St near Srd on Monday. July 14, at upproxiniately 7 p.m. No apparent rea'^cn was given for the boy* death. Denahiic was revived by the Hunt¬ ley Rescue Squad and kept alive as he was beinK' trans|>orted to the hospital. At Sherman Hoapdtal, the «quade was met by a team of doc¬ tors ard nurses who did everything thev could to save the boy's life. Within fifteen mimites after the HunUey Rescue Squad returned to the station, they were called to the apartments in back of the Hurt- ley Supermarget where a Mr. EvaUS in his 70's had suffered an apparent stroke. The following momdng the squad transported Mr. aorty Schiescher who had fallen from a truck to St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. Schiescher is a trustee of the Huntley Flre Protection District and was at the st'ation the night before. Phil is number 44 on thifl yeaiTS 8th grade basketjball team. Water Fights This Sunday The Huntley Firemen will hold their Annual Water Fights this Sun¬ day at 1 p.m. on Coral Street next to the Village Square Park. The Firemen have invitL^l 26 teaiin to participate this year for trophies. In addition to the contest between the various participating' depai"1> ments, water fights will -be con- Judge Dismisses Ernesti Charges Judge William Brcxly reversed his decision and dismissed the charge cf resisting arrest against Charles S. Ernesti last Thursday, July lOth. On Juno 4th Mr. Ernesti was found guilty of resisting Officers Stolqiiist nnd McKeating whe'n they arrested him for running a stop sign at Route 47 <and Dwyer Stix;et on January 26, 1974. Preceding that date Mr. Ernesti was found itmo- cent of the stop sign violation. Last Thursday Mr. James O' Grady, at> ducted for the wives of firemen and the children of the town. The event in years past h*s been fup for the entire famUy. TIk" fire depamvent are looking for a large turnout of citizens of Huntley to root their team to victoiy. In addition to water fights the Huntley American l.€gion is spon¬ soring a Steak fry at tho Legion Home. Hiunburgers and steaks will be available. t<irncy for Mr. Emesti, asked that the judgement against Mi-. Ernesti be vacated. .Mr. O'Grady had brought appro.\imately 1.1 charter witncs.sos for Mr. Ernesti from throughout the county as metigating witnesses in his behalf. They wore not called however, as Judge Brody arrested the convictien and dismissed the charges. At tho June 4th trial Of¬ ficers Stolqui>t and McKeating gave copflicting evidence as to where the car was parked. A waitress, who was an eyewitness, stated that she had .seen Mr. Ernesti with the cx- Continucd on Page Two EKNES^ri CHARGES OISIVUSBEI) PF Makes Goal With Brat Sale Tho Junior PF of the First Con¬ gregational Church held a Bratwurst sale in front of Harry's Super VaJu last Saturday. According to Dr. Franks, the pastor of the church, the group sold about 70 pounds of bratwurst, which is equal to 300 sandwiches. The group made be¬ tween $70 and $80 as Rev. Franlts stated. Money from this event wiU be used to finish a youth room in the basement of the church. Ac¬ cording to Mr. Donald Hurdy, one of the sponsors of this group, enough was made to complete their project. The group plans another project of this kind on adewalk day. Pictuers to appear next week. Bi-Centenial Flag Dedication The Huntley Flag %pefficatioa which will be heid on SundHy. J«4/ 27th, 1975 at 2:00 P.M. i» part of the birthday celcfbnaltion of ttieee United States. Therefore, n keejv ing with the Heritage Tlieme of the celebration it is suggested ihat all who can, dreas in Early Ameri¬ can clothes. Ladies, here's your chance. Dig into those old trunks - find some¬ thing old - no matter ¦what period it represents. Sunbonnets - long diresses - isucti as grandma wore. Dress the "kids" up too, and coax "Pa" to dress \jp. From Martha Washington to WWI - your imaginalaon can help. So, attend tbe cenemonies all "dressed up." Off To 16th World Jamboree 2nd Huntley Rescue Vehicle Chief Phil Freund and the Hunt- Ley Fire Department reported that the old Chevrolet panel truck, whidi was used by the department for years, for a rescue vehicle, was sold to Jim Henning for $90100. In addition to selling the panel track, the fire department has purchased a second rescue vehicle for $3,000.00. $1,600.00 of this amount is still owing on tfii^ vehicle. The fire de¬ partment requested funds from the village's revenue sharing' account to co\er this amount. The village however, voted to only allow $50000 toward the rescue vehicle. The sec¬ ond rescue vehicle was used on the 3 fatality accident on July 3rd, north of Huntley. .. Pictured above Is Tony Korwin, Shawn Jordi and Tim Swanson as they discussed final plans for their 3 week trip to the 14th Worid jamboree at LilUehanuner, Norway. They board a Pan-Am jet airliner at O'Hare &eld this Saturday at 6 P4|l. and will arrive at Copen¬ hagen, Denmark on Sunday morn¬ ing for the first leg of a 5 country tour. These three yoang men who will represent Huntly troop 167, are part of only 2500 selecteiil from the 5,803,885 scouts in the United States to atten dthls international jamboree. AU Huntley can be proud of these Scouts as they become walking .poeten .at .the .United States. SCOUT CORNER July 21 — Troop Meetang July 28 — Ttoop Meetii^ Our sympathy ia extended to tba family of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Donahue in the recent loss of their ' son, Phil, and an aiCtive memher, of our Scout troop. Phil, jus) ttoi pas* Saiturday returned home wiHt the troop from a week long aatp out and earned 6 mirit badgBB^ aloi^ with the Boy Soout Life0a«nl aiward. His keen sence of haaaoa, and ability to come throu^ when the chips are down, leuvM a I4g hoJe in troop 167.
|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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