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^(.G HUNTLEY ^"^"'^^^^ VOLUME 2 — NUMBER 40 THTRSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1962 PHONE: S12-69B-5621 (any time) (If no anwser) 819-459-0998 mjNM.EY. ILL 6 PAGES MAILED AND DISTRIBUTED WEEKLY 8e Per Osfj Future Farmers of America representatives from about 290 Illinois chapters attended the third anual FFA-Farm Bureau conference at Illi¬ nois State Normal University Wednesday through Friday. [Dec. 27-29J The FFA members studied the basic principles which influence the grow¬ th of America and saw these principles at work at businesses in Blooming- ton and Normal. Seated from left to right: Raymond Manke, Woodstock; Richard Wal¬ ters, Hebron; Walter Schulty, Spring Grove; Allan Frohling, Huntley. Standing left to right: Jerry Hardt, Harvard; Ron Garrison, Hebron; Rick Ferris, McHenry; Walter Hoffman, Huntley- George DeVea Leases Station Mr. George Devae, Owner of George's D-X Gas station, announ- cedi today that he is leasing his station to Mr. Dick Enstrom of Huntloy. 111. Mr DeVae has been in business in Huntley for 12'2 years He is moving to Joliet, 111. where he will manage a night club, the D. .A.mico 214 Club. Ml-. Enstrom took over the sta¬ tion on January 2. He has been interested in the automobileindus- try for some time now For 15 years he worked for_Dolby Chev¬ rolet as parts manager and light mechanic. He has been a life-long resident of Huntley. For the past few weeks, he has been working with Mr DeVae getting acquaint¬ ed with the incidentials of th sta¬ tion. Mr. Enstrom will call his station "Dick's D-X and will continue with aU the services formerly supplied by Mr. DeVae including the lawn mower business Mr. Enstrom said in an inter¬ view, "All business will be appre¬ ciated" and, "I will try to please". Mr. DeVac extends his thanks to everyone who has patronized his business for the past 12'i years. Bank Announces The Board of Directors of the State Bank of Huntley announces that, effective immediately, the maximum legal rates of interest will be paid on all savings deposits. We will be paying 4% interest on on deposits of 6 months. This de- dtepisits of 12 months, and 3V2 7t cision follows the recent action by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, raising the limit on the permisable rate which Banks may offer. Farm Bureau Conference I arrived at Normal University at 10:30 a.m. After registering, we were soon called to the lobby where county pictures were tak¬ en There were seven boys from McHenry County, representing McHenry, Woodstock, Harvard, Marengo, Hebron, Richmond, and Huntley. After lunch in the cafeteria, there was a assembly. After greet-> ings and welcome. Herb Damisch talked on '"Why We Are Here", which he said was to provide boys from FFA a chance to study tho American Way of Life and the keystones on which it has grown. The first key was Belief on God. We saw a movie "Dust or Destiny" an4 heard a fine speech by Re\-. Harold Skillrud. Then Mr. Larry Taylor talked on keys 2 and 3, The Importance of the Individual and Government as Servant. He made the point that in our coun¬ try, the government is to be the servant of tho people. Mr Harold Steel talked on keys 4 and 5, The Motive-Profit and Private Ownership of Property. He said that people work hardest when there is a chance of profit and when they have hope of own¬ ing something themselves. We saw Normal win a basket¬ ball game the first evening The next da>-, keys 6 and 7 were discussed. We saw a moview "In- sidfc Cackel Corners" and heard a talk on PricesGuide to Produc¬ tion and Compsumption and Free Competition. This talk showed how high prices cause over-pro¬ duction and how over-production can cause the price to fall where there is free competition. In the afternoon, we saw differ¬ ent businesses and went through the new lAA Building to see the Farm Bureau businesses in action Thursday evening, there was a banquet followed by five great en¬ tertainment acts. On Friday, Don Coil of FFA gave an address on What Each Can Do Bacli Home. It was sug¬ gested that each person at the conference should write a report for his home-town paper. I would like to thank the Farm Bureau and) our Huntley FFA for the opportunity to go to the con¬ ference. Walter Hoffman January P.T.A. on the Tenth The Huntley teachers, students, and Legion representatives who attended the Project Alert meet¬ ing in Elgin earlier in the school year will bring a report and round table discussion of the meet¬ ing to the January meeting of the Huntley Parent-Teachers Associa¬ tion. The PTA meeting is schedu¬ led to take place at 8:00 p m. on Wednesday, January 10, in the school cafeteria. Those who will be taking part in the meeting are: Dorthy Wasserstrass, Dave Frohl¬ ing, and Terry Henning, school representatives; Ed Pritchard and Don Barrett, teachers; and Mazie Blott, Lima Tessendorf, Frieda Lemib, American Legion repre¬ sentatives and Agnes Frohling. Shamrocks Tromp Union The Huntley Shamrocks defeat¬ ed Union 63 to 37 last Friday night, December 29, at the Hunt¬ ley school gymnasium. The Hunt¬ ley Shamrocks were formed laat October by tho sponsorship of the Huntley Community Credit Union. The team was composed of young men from Huntley and the sur¬ rounding area. Thus far, the young team has played 10 games winning three of them. Although this record does not seem too impressive, it is re¬ markable for a team just starting in the Illinois Amateur Basketball League. Most teams usually do not win any games during their first year of competition play. The Northern Illinois Amateur Basketball League was formed seven or eight years ago The (Continued on Page 2) Sports Credit Union Dinner Directors of the Huntley Com¬ munity Credit Union met at the office on Tuesday evening Plans wee made fo the llth annual cred¬ it union dinner meeting which will be held on Thursday evening Jan¬ uary 18th. Raymond J. Kelley teasurer of the credit union said there would be twenty-five awards to those present and! each award has a valuation of from $1.00 to $5.00. The American Legion Auxiliary is serving the dinner this year. Mrs Robert Schultz chairlady for the dinner has planned a delicious oast beef dinner which will be served with all the trimmings at 7:30 P.M. President Delwin Borhart will conduct the business meeting after the dinner and reports will be made by the different officers of the credit union. Stated in 1950 by a goup of civic minded citizens and fosteed by Emil Meyer and Raymond J. Kelley the co-op savings and loan (Continued on Page 2) Adult Farmer Courses Start Adult Farmer Courses Start The first meeting of the farm management course is TliUTSdajr, January 4, at 8 p.m. in the agri¬ culture room. As printed in the Huntley Farmside last week, Stan¬ ley Cornue, Supervisor of Assess¬ ments in McHenry County, will be present to discuss how farm as¬ sessments are made. The Fannside will print a weekly description of each week's meeting for the next nine weeks- The soils and fertilizer course will have its first meeting this coming Tuesday, January 9, at 8 p.m. in the agriculture room The first meeting will be spent ih the study of how soils were formed in Illinois, McHonry County, and particularly the twenty six acre school plot. E^ch farmer attending this course will have a complete soil management map of his farm and a thorough understanding of this may and its use by the end of the course. New Year Eve Observed A very safe New Years Eve was observed in Huntley last Sunday evening To our knowledge there was no accidents or fights report¬ ed to the police. Naturally everyone celebrated New Years Eve in a different way. Manj' people stayed at home and retired early Others went out to celebrate. Each tavern in town offered a different program for their pa¬ trons. Carls Town Tap played the record machine for his customers. The Parkside Tap offered a free lunch of turkey sandwichs and offered hats and favors at mid¬ night Heinle's offered sandwiches and passed out hats at Midnight. Offies served a ham and swiss cheese lunch and passed our favors. Tho Bowl-Hi had free as- sorted_snacks sot up on a table for every(Tnc. Tho American legion provided a band, snacks, and pass¬ ed out favors and hats to celebrate the coming of the New Year. Among the special teachers for the handicapped children is Elmer Boeldt, speech correctionist. Any of the children who needj his help are scheduled along with children from other classes. Gerry Vermillion, Fox Lake, is working with Mr. Boeldt. Gerry has no speech and must communicate by spelling out his words on a key board. In his regular activities he has a sign language all his own and can make himself understood by those who work with him Mr. Boeldt is helping Gerry to form certain sounds which ho will then learn to put together into speech. Although these children come to school with their handicap, these things are forgotten as they go about the lessons for the day, for they are children and' have all the interests, the desire for fun, and the mis- diief ot any chilcL The McHenry County Cerebral Palsy 53 minute march Fund Drive will take place January llth. "If He lived next door would you Help?"
|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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