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a;..-.r •fl y. « VOLUME 5 — NUMBER 83 THUBS., NOVEMBER 19, 1964 PBONE: 812-469-6621 (any time) (If no answer) 81S-4S»^98 •\'}U : -.fiy HI ,;M 55C;I00L HUNiLtY, ILL 6 PAGES MAILED AND DIS'TRIBUTED WEEKLY 7c F>B COP» F.F. A. Slave Sale NOTICE Machehen Resigns " Curtis Elected Pictured above is s picture of Mr. Howard Ruth auctioning tbe first sUve sold at the F.F.A. Annua I "Slave Sale". Below oan be seen a plctare of mist of the l>oy8 sold at the sale this year A complete story will appear In next weeks farmside on the results of this sale. Information on Bond Issue Saturday, November 21, 1964 the voters of Huntley Consolidated School District Number 158 will be called upon to go to the polls located at the Village Hall [12 Noon to 7:00 P.M.] to express by vote the educational future of the children of our community. ITie ballot will aslt the voter to express his opinion on the Build¬ ing Fund Referendum in the amount of $350,000 to be used to build a new school, and an Educa- per hundred dollars -pre-?av40 tional Tax Rate increase from $1.40 per hundred dollars assessed valuation [the current education- ajl tax rate] to $1.80 per hundred ^o equip and staff the proposed new buiiiHng. If you are in favor of tlie pro¬ posed plans you must vote yet on BOrtH issues. This is necessary be¬ cause with added curriculum, equipment and teachers the edu¬ cational tax rate increase will have to pass to meet the additional c^ erating cost of the new building. The classrOOTn situation is crit¬ ical at the iNresent time with in- creaaed elementary ^ttDlbnaiits and wftb this year's graduating class the last of the small high school classes. Elementary enroll¬ ments are increasing one or two classrooms per year with present students already in school, not counting new students moving in¬ to "the community. The census taken this summer confirms con¬ tinued elementary enrollment in¬ creases. Effective next year your school administration and Board of Education will have to resfwt to a makeshift classroom arrange¬ ment as a classroom shortage will exist regardless of whether the is¬ sue passes or not. If the issue passes the new,building would nort toe ready-'fw'¦ occupancy before September, 1966. The increased en¬ rollment trends is a problem cur¬ rently faced by school districts all over the country today. At the Budget Hearing held thia fall the. superintendent Mated that state financial approprlcAlmu paid to districts is sometimes short due to lade of state ai9r(H»iations or funds available for the local school districts. At the request of some twenty- five people present at the hearing budget figure changes were recom¬ mended t^ this grouf regurdiqg siaite flnancial aid to be recehned tika$ with other cut* I9 the bud- Due to the Thufiksgiving holiday the Huntley Farmside will come out on Wednesday of next week. Deadline for all copy.news and ad¬ vertisment, is Monday, November 23. School Board Meeting The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education was called to order by the President, with all members present except Wayne Zimmerman. The minutes were read and ap¬ proved. A motion made and approved to transfer $1646.45 from the Ed. fund to the revolving Fittd. A discussion followed o^ the bus situation. It was decided to pur¬ chase a used bus to be used as a spare. Mr. C^rald Nolte, the Ag. teach¬ er was present with three of the Ag. boys, Allen Borhart, Craig Johnson and Df^ Hemmer. Each of the three bi)V%avc * Mwrt on their trip to the Ooaroktion at Kamsaadtyt.- - «-' A motion made and approved that it shall t|g|fhe policy of the Board of iVl^^jion, that there shall be no anitorial charges paid for by any Civic or Charitable or¬ ganization when conducting a non¬ profit activity or meeting. A motion made and approved to surrender the Cub Scout Oiarter that the School now holds to the Congregatimial Church. The monthly bills were read and approved for payment. Huntley PTA. TTie November meeting of the Parent Teach Association was held November 9. Preceeding the meet¬ ing was the visitation period for pamts who hav childrn in Grade Five through Grade Eight. Each teacher explained the childrens books and one complete day's schedule. The P.T.A. again wishes to express their thanks to the teachers who put in a great deal of extra time to make the evening a success. At 8:30 p.m. Vice President Car¬ ol Donahue called the meeting to order and all reports were given and approved. School Board President M. B. Weber and High School Supt. Thos. Kelley gave a resume of the need for additional school space and broadening the educational field. Ihey Aicouraged everyone to give an affirmative vote in the School Bond Referendum election on November 21. A question and answer period followed. Discussion was held again con¬ cerning the Poet Prom Party. The ptos and cons for endorsing the Post Prom Party and helping fi¬ nancially were heard from the floor. A question concerning the legality <>f the P. T. A. to CTdorse the party and help financially was brought up and Vice President C^rol Donahue dire<^ed the Sec¬ retary ,to write td ^ State As- sodfttidn to ask their opinfon. Their being n> further business the meeting was adjourned. At the regular meeting of the Grafton township board of audit¬ ors on Thursday evening, Novem¬ ber 12, Supervisor Harley Macke¬ ben tendered his resignaticm to take over his duties as McHenry County Auditor. Mr. ijdadceben handed his ' resignatkm to cleric Richard Enstrmn who read it to the members of the board. Macke¬ ben was elected McHenry County Auditor Nov. 3. A motion by Auditor Curtis, sec¬ onded by auditor Nelson was made to approve the resignation. The vote was all ayes. Auditcn: Zukow¬ ski then nominated auditor Hubert (Curtis to fill the vacancy caused by Mr. Mackeben's resignation. Mr. Howard Ruth an interested citizen of Graftpn placed tiis name in nomination for the vacancy. The vote was Zukowski and Nelson for CXurtis, Enstrom for Ruth. Auditor Courtis abstained from voting. Following the voting' Auditor Curtis handed in his resignation to the Grafton township board of auditors. Mr. Curtis was appointed to fill a vacancy on the bond aev- eral months ago created vAeR aud- itor Eiaenr^fis resigned diM to a conflict of mttvst wttk tbe board. Upon taldng offlee f«peryiMr Curtis stated^ that he %&hed to create a haimoidous atnioapb^re In Grafton to^^P- He realfaed ttiat there are inMy matters that must be taken care of. He stated that he is willing to appear before any organization and discuss l«ob- lems which might arise wltliin Grafton township. The vacancy caused by Mr. Cur- tis's resignation will be filled at the December meeting of the Graf- tcwi township board of auditors. Interested partief pre asked to at¬ tend. • Hubert A. Curtis resides in Lake- wood at 2011 Lake Ave. in Graf¬ ton. Hailey Mackeben resides in Hutley in Grafton 1. Fire on Tues. - Settletnent on Sat. Pictured above to Ebuer Coeman receiving a «dMek ifa toB tt the Cosman fire Uaa U aeordance with bia pollolea ^*om EflHto. F. Deidce, president of Addiaon Farmera Mntnal.|asaraaoe Oe. ^Dhe Ure ot ukaoown arlgin distroyed the ban, aOa, milkhoaae aad efil^laMt. Ooa- oaan owns aeveral eatiM ta the Hantley area, resMiag on BaoOaU Bead. Mr. Dekska la a weU-kaawe Hnntley reaUeot, havtng owned Cams het» stace l»S«, TreatnUy reatdteg at Sua Valegr Fann No. 1.
|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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