The Huntley Farmside
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Buntletf ^utmslht VOLUME 18-NUMBER 47 THURSDAY, MARCH 16,1978 PHONE- 669-562 Mf no anawer cafl 459-1456 or 459-0998 FRANK PARISEK PO 192 HUNTLEY. ILL PAGES SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 I5r PER COPY LEGION CELEBRATES 59TH BIRTHDAY Hciuicil dtu.ve arc Mayor Don Enstrom and World War 1 veterans W. Pat Williams and Harry Weltzien as they cut the' Ugion's Birthday Cake. Pictured above is Harry Weltzien on his motorcycle which he drove in France during the first World War. by Sylvia Harmon Saturday evening, March 11, 1978 the Huntley American Legion Post #673 and the Legion Auxiliary celebrated ifs 59th birthday with a family style roast beef dinner served by the ladies of the Congregational Church. There were more than 100 Legion and Auxiliary members and invited guests in attendance. The large beautifully decorated birthday cake was cut by life members, Don Enstrom, Majoy of Huntley and Post #673 Adj.; Pat Williams, and Harry Weltzien. Three Legion members and thcir wives were recognized as new members of the Legion Auxiliary: Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schaller, Mr. and Mrs. L. Hoffman and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Ewert. The absense of Mrs. Arnold (Mae) Chesak, was recognized with regret. Mae has been ill for some tim<. Mrs. Doris Ball is to be commended for her noteworthy efforts as membership chairman, Mrs. Neva Robertshaw stated. Mrs. Mabel Schultz has also done an excellent job in the membership drive. During the course of the evening Auziliary President Neva Robertshaw presented 8 new tables to the Legion Commander, Charles Conley, for the Legion. Speaker for the evening was 40 & 8 Legionaire Commander, Bob Alvin, 11th District Commander from Carol Stream. Commander Alvin presented a speech hi-lighting the objections of the American Legion in general to the proposed Panama Canal Treaty offered by U.S. President James Carter. Commander Alvin stated that it is imperative that Americans not abandon our U.S. citizens in the Continued on Inside P Members of the Legion and Auxiliary who received iheir 30 year pms Pictured above is the Battleship which Pat Williams served on| ' during World War 1.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
|Rights||This material may be protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S. Code).|
|Publisher||This Collection was digitized and loaded into CONTENTdm by OCLC Preservation Service Center (Bethlehem, PA) for the Huntley Area Public Library|
|Source||Reproduction of library's print newspaper archives|