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^i>« HUNTLEY ^^^-s'rf^ VOLUME 8 — NUMBER 48 THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 1968 PHOIORt 4M-M21 laar thne) (M M aaawer) -iJSe-OWB SCHOOL FILE liUNTLEY HIGH SCHOOL HUNTLEY. ILL It PAGB8 MAOLED AND DISTKIBUTED WKKaULV 7 cents a co»> 10 Fires Reported In Huntley Area '"i^S^^ Between Friday, March 1 and Monday, March 4, the Huntley Firemen responded to 10 fire calk to extinguish grass fires in the Hnntley fire protection district. The largest nnmber of calls occur¬ red on Sunday, when five blazes were reported, one of them in the Edwin F. Deicke Park which came at the time when Uie firemen were extinguishing a blaze at the O'¬ Grady farm. The Ust of fire caUs and time at which they were reported fol¬ lows: Friday, March 1 — 1:30 p.m. Grass fire on Lincoln Street; 1:50 p.m. Grass fire at O and 2 trans¬ fer. Snnday, March 3 — 9:35 a.m. Grass fire on Kathleen Street; 11:50 a.m. Grass fire on Second Street; 12:23 p.m. Second grass fire on Kathleen Street; 3:00 p.m. Grass fire at the O'Grady farm, sonth of town (fonnerly Reeves farm; 3:16 p.m. Grass fire in the Edwin F. Deiske park; 8:80 p.m. CaD for Inhalator Sqnad car Mr. Campbdl treated /tor be'ing over¬ come by smoke. Monday, Mareh 4 — 1:15 p.m. Grass fire at Tnrea Nursery east of town; 2:05 p.m. Grass fire on North Church street. Hnntley residents are asked not to bom papers on windy days, as tile gnun to very dry dne to lack of preeipitation, and even a small spark from a rubbbh hnmer rould ignite a fidd. The Crystal Lake raido station WCLR reported that reaidenti shoald not bnm rubbish as SiemCT were too busy to an¬ swer soeh alarms. Fire depart¬ ments throughoat the area have been plagued with an uncommonly large amount of fire calls during the 4-day period. There were 96 grass fires in the county during this period of time. Police Report Huntley's Chief of Police Rich¬ ard Nelson reported that Edward Paulsen, a resident of Barrington, has been hired as patrolman on the Huntley Police force. Mr. Paulsen replaced Russell Dean wbo left the force on Sunday. Mr. Paulsen lie- gan his duties on Swiday. Twp. Assessors Attend Workshop Mr. and Mrs. Al Boncosky, as¬ sessors for Grafton township, were among 8 public officials from Mc¬ Henry connty attending a 3-day annual workshop for Illinois As¬ sessment Officials last week in Peoria. At the workshop strong emphasis was placed on the development of a logical, uniform real estate par¬ cel numbering system, »o that citi¬ zens would not have to continue coping with complicated legal de¬ scriptions, as well as the develop¬ ment of property record cards for each parcel of real estate. The cards would enable an assessor to explain more easily questions posed by taxpayers. American Legion Birthday Dinner The 49th birthday dinner of the American Legion will be celebrated by Huntley Post 673 on Saturday, March 9. The Birthday Dinner will be served to Legion members and their guests by the ladies of the Trinity Lutheran Church at 7:30 p.m. Following the dinner at 10 o'clock a dance will be held which wiU be open to the public. Music will be provided by the Moon¬ lighters. Boy Scout Benefit Bowling Night School Board Meeting A special meeting of the Huntle? School Board was held to discuss the teacher's proposals presented at the last regular meeting. All members of the board were present at the meeting which was held on Monday, March 4. Two representa¬ tives of the Bauman Insurance Agency of Crystal Lake attended and presented a plan for establish¬ ing gronp insurance for personell to Htt bdifd. The men stated that to establish insurance a census would have to be taken of the teachers. They said that their com¬ pany wrote the insurance for Dis¬ tricts 47 and 155, the Crystal Lake district. They went on to say that in Crystal Lake the district con¬ tributed 50 per cent to the hospi¬ talization plan. The program •which he proposed was for the teacher and his family. The men also said that a group life insur¬ ance was provided to the Crystal Lake teachers which was term insurance. They informed the board that a resolution would have to be presented authorizing group insurance for the employees. At the present time the Hnntley school insnrance is with Blue Cross and Standard Life. The school pays the insnrance premiums which are tlien deducted from the teacher's salaries. A board member stated the teachers had lower rates be¬ cause they are a group. It was mentioned by the board that the lowest any teacher pays is $8.40 per month and the highest in the $3000 range. It was also brought out that many teachers have dropped the school insurance and have taken their own. At this point in the meetinsr the board discussed the teacher's proposal to be presented to the teachers at the next regular meet¬ ing. At the request of the Board these proposals will not be printed until after they have been present¬ ed to the teachers. Mrs. Nancy Rockwell tendered her resignation effective May 31. She is expecting a baby and her husband is moving ont of the state. A motion by Mrs. Thrun, seconded by Miss Mackeben to accept the resignation of Mrs. Rockwell was approved. -NOTICE- There will be a genera] meeting of the Huntley Music Boosters Club on Monday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of the High School, A bowling night benefit was held at Bowl-Hi Lanes on Thursday February 29, at 9 p.m. for the Huntley Boy Scouts. This year all the alleys were filled and there was a wait for bowlers wishing alleys. A total of $80.63 was turned over to Heineman Hardware by Mr. Wendell Weltzien, manager of the bowling alley. The money will be used for Scout equipment. Mr. Weltzien turned the money over to the local business so that it would be spent in town. Girl Scout Week Activities Sunday, March 10, marks the beginning of Girl Scout Week and the Huntley troops have been busy planning for this week-long cele¬ bration of Girls Scouts 56th birth¬ day. On Sunday our churches will be invaded by wee people dressed in greens and browns, but do not be alarmed, they are only our Cadets, Juniors and Brownie Scouts cele¬ brating Girl Scout Sunday, giving thanks for the many blessings re¬ ceived through scouting. Also on Sunday, March 10, the girls will be part'cipating in the annual Neighborhood Scout- Around which will lie held at Cen¬ tral Grade School, 131 Paddock St. in Crystal Lake. This program will be held from 2 until 4 o'clock Sun¬ day aftemoon and will include dis¬ plays of troop activit'es, badge work and camp activities as well as a program which will include Scout songs and dances. All of the families of Girl Scouts are invited and urged to come to this event and see what the girls are learning in the Scouting program. Girs Scouts will host mothers On Tuesday, March 12, the Ca¬ det Scouts will be hostessing a Mother's Meeting for the mothers of scouts from all the Huntley troops. The meeting will be held in the Congregational Church at 8 p.m. There will be a film strip shown entitled "Because of Camp¬ ing" after which all questions con¬ cerning camping will be answered by qualified valunteers. There will be information available on the Day Camp program at Crystal Lake, established Troop Camping at Chapman Hills, Wisconsin, and resident camping at Pokonokah Hills in Wisconsin. Refreshmnets will be served af¬ ter the question and answer period. Anyone interested or having ques¬ tions concerning the Girl Scout camping program is urged to attend tiiis meeting. Credit Union ^^ Meeting The shareholders of the Hunt¬ ley Community Credit Union vot»d unaniously to approve the terms and conditions of an agreement with the Illinois Credit Union League, whereby custody and con¬ trol of the business and affairs of the Huntley Community Credit Union was returned to the share holders by the Department of Fi¬ nancial Institutions, at the special meeting in the Social Hall of the Congregational Church on Mon¬ day evening, March 4. As the meeting, which also serv¬ ed as the annual business meeting, reports were heard and approved of the conduct of business, loans, etc. during the past year. Total assets at this time are $167,455.30. Mr. Robert Kramka, represent¬ ing the Illinois Credit Union League, gave the financial report as prepared by the auditors for the Department of Financial In¬ stitutions and explained to the shareholders why the State had felt the necessity to appoint an Agency-Manager for an interim period from December 1, 1967 un¬ til the present time. This was ex¬ plained as due to the number of loans made prior to Septeml)er of 1966 which had been slow to col¬ lect in the amounts the State deed¬ ed necessary to continue opera¬ tions. It was pointed out in the course Continaed on Page Eight Vo'Ag Class Tonight tfae Vo-Ag Adult Class will leave the Huntley Vo-Ag class¬ room and journey to Cary and par- \t3ke in a laboratory discussion courtesy of Curtis Breedh^ Ser- I vice. Thursday, March 14 will feature tiie topic of arificial inseminatkm of swine and swme breeding problems as presented by N.I.B.C.O. Breed¬ ing Service. The meeting is to be lield m the Huntley Vo-Ag room at 8:00 P.M.
|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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