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-«^ ^^ HUNTLEY ^^^"•stde THURSDAY, JULY 29, 1965 VOLUME 6 — NUMBER 17 FHONB: S12-469-56Z1 (amj ttme) (If av answer) 81S-4S9-0998 SCHOOC FILE MUN I LEY lilu-l ;icnonL HUNILEY. ILL 8 PAGES SIAILED AND DISTRIBVTED WEEKLT OOPJ St. Johns 90th Anniversary On Sunday, August 1, the St. John's United Church of Christ (formerly Evangelical and Re¬ formed) of Harmony will observe the 90th anniversary of the found¬ ing of the congregation. The program for the day will open with the morning service of worship at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. A. R. Lambarth of St. Clair Shores, Mich, delivering the ser¬ mon. Other former pastors will as¬ sist in the service. The Rev. Edwin Otte of Greenview, 111. will give the pastoral prayer, and the Rev. Richard Felsing of Union Semi¬ nary, New York, will read the morning Scripture. Mr. Wm. Schu¬ macher will be the organist. The Aftemoon Service at 2:30 will feature a sermon by the Rev. Otte, and a review of the History of the Congregation by the His¬ torical Committee, with Mrs. Floyd Meinke officiating. Mrs. H. Welt- rein will serve as organist. Visit¬ ing pastors will bring greeti^ The attraction of the e-^^ng will feature worship at 8:00 p.m. «wHli Rev. Kichard ViSahtg bring¬ ing the evening meditation and the present pastor Edward HeiniA in¬ ducting a Hymn sing and^L(W slides of the past 90 years oithc church and community life. Mr. Schumacher will be the organist. For those who plan to spend the day, a Roast Beef dinner will be served at the Harmony Fellowship Hall at 12:15 by the members of the sister church St. John's United Church of Union. Tickets for the dinner may be purchased from the committee chairman, Roy Macke¬ ben, or any of his committee. A light lunch will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. The 90th Anniversary Commit¬ tee consists of Mrs. Viola Diedrick Chrm., with Mrs. Margaret Laue, Mrs. Dorothy Tolsma, Mr. Roy Mackeben, and Mr. Fred Zierer Sr, as committee members. Mr. Frede¬ rick Diedrick is president of the Congregation. On March 21, 1875 a group of Christians of German descent met at the West Harmony Methodist Church for a worship service con¬ ducted by Rev. Steinruff of Hunt¬ ley. 0 June 4, 1875 an organiza¬ tional meeting was held and a church council elected. It consisted of Henry Stoxen, Sr., president, Fredeiick Maushak, Secy., and Henry Koth, Treas. The place of worship was changed to Pegeon Woods School. By 1880 the congregation had grown and plans were begun to build a new church. On June 26, 1881, the comer stone was laid and the building was completed in the fall and dedication services were held during the month of October. The parsonage was built the same year. During the year 1890 a ten foot addition with the steeple was built and dedicated under the leadership of Rev. Henry Friedemeier. It was also during this decade that Henry Heine of Elgin, the grandfather© f the present paator was engaged as one the contractors to help with the Continued tm paf^e 15 Huntley Firetnen Hold Water Fight Pictured above are the captains of the four win^ig firemen's teams following the presentation of trophies on Sunday, July 25. Fro^Heft to right they are: Way land Sahs, Woodstock City No. 1, Jim Montgomery, ^ffkland, Jim Mattingly, Huatley, Dave F'ear»on, Carpentersville, ("Hobby" Kammen, M. C. ?) Firemen's Day at Huntley A very successful Firemen's Day event was staged by the Huntley Firemen on Sunday, July 25, in what they hope to make an annual affair, Water fights between the competing teams were the order of the aftemoon. It is estimated that approximately 300 persons were in attendance for all or a part of the contests. The teams consisted of five members, competing on a limited time basis. Serving as masters of ceremon¬ ies were "Hobby" Kammen of Crystal Lake and Harry Mueller of the McHenry Company No. 1. Trophies were awarded to the four best teams as follows: Ist place Woodstock City No. 1. 2nd place Kirkland 3rd place Huntley 4th place Carpentersville. Visiting teams came from Genoa Kingston, Woodstock City No. 1., and No. 2, Woodstock Rural, Un¬ ion, Boone Country, Capron, Cort¬ land, Barrington, Hampshire, Crystal Lake, McHenry, Hebron, Pingree Grove, Kirkland, Harvard City, Harvard Rural, Carpenters¬ ville, Algonquin, West Dundee and McHenry. One event was staged between two teams of women recruited from those in attendance repreaen- ting Woodstock vs. Harvard, in which the Harvard teem won. Hamburgers, hot dogs and oold drinks were sold by the local rfie- men and their wives. Don Tessmer of the local fire¬ men arranged the program and secured donations from the spon¬ sors. Neuf Chief Hired The Village Board has employed John Roth of West Dvnqiee as Chief of Police to replace Chief Richard Nelson who is retiring August 1. Mr. Roth has had several years experience on tiie police terce in Dundee and Sleepy Hojlow. He and his family will move to Hantley and he will resume his duties on August 1. The Roths have three children, one only one week old. Accident In Poif^der Parh The Huntley Inhalator equip¬ ment was called to the Carpen¬ tersville Fireworks Co. plant in Powder Park at 1:46 p.m. on Mon¬ day viken one of the emt>k>yee8 waa injured while milling pow4er. The injured employee waa taken to Memorial Hoapital ia Wood¬ stock by the James A. O'Connor ambulance. F.F.A. Nt^s Following is a list ^the F.F.A. mentbera who i>laa ta'ekma M tile F.F.A. fair ^i«kh ia hi Bsuie County. Also is a list of the divi¬ sion each member wijihkow in. L«ry AJtaedW* 4w^.. I poultiv) and soybeaas. GeraU Boagaai dairy. Larry Berkland gar^tfi, Gordon Diedrick 2 dairy, C^ae Fettes dairy, Stan fieiteri;)M»p dairy, David Menuner 4 4*W' Craig Johnson 4 dairy, Arthur Kahl 2 sheep. Ken Kopfetl 2 dairy', Dan Reeves beef Chuck Ru4^ 2 swine, and com, Sid Sherwin 3 dairy, Vemon Timberg dairy. Also a school exhibit will be 8ii#wn. ?key ai» IS jyjpe eT W iMd three stalks of com. The F.F.A. fair will be held August 11, 1965 at Belvidere. Cotning Events SUNDAY, AUqUST 1 — 90th .ADniver8#ry of St. John's United Church of Christ at Har¬ mony. THURSDAY, AUGUST 6 — Village Board meets. AtJ<JUST 5,-8 McHenry Co. Junior Fair and 4-H did) SiiowR. Woodstock. AUGUST 9 — 20 Daily Vacation Bible Scliool — United Church of Christ Congre¬ gational. FAIR PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS THURSDAY. AUGUST 5 — 7:30 p.m. Band Concert Miss MeHenry County Beauty pageant FRIDAY, AUGUST 6 — aftemoon — Tractor Driver's con¬ test evening — 4-H Parade and crowning of 4-H King and Queen. EnterUinment by "Wjare-the-Fun" contest winners. SATURDAY, AUGUST 7 — Morning — JiMiioi' Olympics gXH) pan. MLetorcyde Racing 8:30 p.m. Talent Find Performing horses — Anderson's Albinos of Lemont SUNDAY, AUGUST 8 — 9:30 ».m. Juaior Korse 9hew 1:30 p.m. Horse racing — thorough bred, harness, quarter horse.
|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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