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^e HUNTLEY '^^o^'^side VOLUME 8 — NUMBER S2 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1867 FHOMBt .669-6621 (any time) (If no answer) 469-0998 SCHOOL FILE "UNTLEY HIGH SCHOOL HUNTLEY. ILL 8 PAGES MAULED AND DISTRIBUTED WEEKLY 7 eenta a copy Hansford's& Bowl-Hi Robbed Bowl Hi Lanes and Ben Hans¬ ford Qievrolet were broken into early Wednesday monung. At the liowling alley the burglers cut open the safe In Wendal Weltz- ein's <^ce with an ascetlene torch which they had taken from Ben Hansford Chevrolet. The theives took a nickel coUection and other rare coins from the safe. They missed an envelope, however, cohr taining $500.00 in cash which wes laying in the open. The burglers gained access to Hansford through a window in tbe body shop. Tbey broke through a door into the showroom and knock¬ ed Oie handles off the safe. The Hansford safe is in full view of the street. At Hansfords tliey broke into the Coke madiine and took the ascetelene torch, cart and tools to be used at the bowling alley. Sometime during the night they returned to Hansfords to replace a regulator which had broken on the torch. The burglers gained access to the bowling alley through a cold •air chute whiich led from the out¬ side of the building to the furnace room. In acKbtion to the rare coins, the burglers robbed the vending mach¬ ine. As the Farmside goes to press no estimate of the loss has been made. Village Board Meeting All members of the village board were present at the reguleir meet¬ ing on November 2, with the except¬ ion of trustee Leonard Ackman. This was a very *ort meeting, with no motions except for the payment of bills and routine bus¬ iness. A zoning map which w'as done several years ago but never printed was discussed and iq>-dated to tbe present zoning of the oommunity. It was reported that three street lights had been ordered to be plac¬ ed in front of the high school building. A plan of Mill Street between Route 47 and Lincoln was discuss¬ ed. The diagram showed Mill St¬ reet Ibllowing the fence line be¬ tween the school property and the park property, V2 to be given by each. This map was not to the boards liking and it was sent back to be revised to show the park giving more land at Route 47 and the school giving more land at Lincoln Street. Mr. Percy Swanson, Street Superintendent, presented the bo¬ ard with a large glob of glue which resembled a skuQ, one ol Conthiued on page 2 - NOTICE ¦ The Huntley School reports that elementary school telephone num¬ ber has been changed to 669-5108, and urges residents to change this number in their telephone books, as it will not be listed until next year. The high school telephone num¬ ber will remain the same — 669. 5171. Huntley F.F.A. Slave Sale Approximately $900.00 w<as taken in this year from the annual Slave Sale held at the High School on Novenib€r2. A total of .39 boys were "sold" In addition to the "auction" some entertainment was also provided' for IHeee present. Ron Fenzel was auctioned off in a bath towel, with soap in his hair, a bath brush in his hand, and a tooth brush in his mouth. Super¬ visor Howard Ruth, auctioneer, asked him why he came In that way. Young Fenzel readied that he understood he was to "come as you are." Another skit enjoyed was a pie- eating contest, the contestants be¬ ing Chuck Piske, Stan Hafferkamp, John Fawkes and Bill Hosick. The moderator for the skit was Chuck Ruth. The offidal time-keeper was Mr. Dennis Kwain, Vocational Ag¬ riculture instructor who was "suit¬ ed" with an over-size pocket watch pinned to his shirt. The boys were clad in sweat clothes and had to eat their pies with their hands behind their backs. Mr. Kwain "as sisted" the boys with a little push at the back of their heads The winner of the contest received an award of custard pie in the Mack Sennet Comedy style. Mr. Kwain stated that he was quite pleased with the results of the sale. Report On Halloween Huntley's Chief of Pplice, Rith_ ard Nelson, wishes to compliment the youth of the community for their good l>ehaviour ovor Hallo¬ we'en this year. The police chief ¦stated that the only damacc which was done was by a group earring blue and black spray paint cans and painting the refreshment stand at the football field, the Wagner resident, the Rossman gar age and Dennic Rudsinski's auto¬ mobile. Mr. Nelson stated that the group was probably younger children on foot who did not real¬ ize tho damage they were doinK. Boy Scout Fund Drive This years local fund raising campaign for the Scouting program for boys in Huntloy started on .Monday, Nevember 6, and runs for one week. Mr. Gene Lindsay is chairman and W. Miller aduitor. Tho Boy Scouts of America has three program phases -— Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Ex¬ ploring — each designed to suit theinterests and abilities of boys from eight to eighteen. Each has its own methads, but are made available to help make men out of boys. All three programs are conduct¬ ed by the Blackhawk Area Coun¬ cil, Boy Scouts of America, with headquai-ters at Rockford, 111. The council will launch its campaign to maintain and strengthen its work in this area. Cub Scouting is the program for boys 8, 9, and 10 years of age. Continued on Page Six Over 300 Attend Schlachtfest Veterans Day Parade Saturday The Amerioan Legion will hold a Veterans Day program Saturday. November llth. After a parade from the Grade School to the front of the American Legion horae the program will start at approximate¬ ly 10:40 A.M. Participating in the parade, weather pennitting, will be the American Legion, Ameri¬ can Legion Auxiliary. Amerioan Legion Auxiliary Juniors, Boy Scouts, Giir] Soouts, Brownies and the Cadet and High School Bands. Anyone wishing to march in the parade meet at the Grade School at 10:00 A.M. If the parade can not be held do to oold or wet weather the participants will meet at the Legion home at 10:45 A.M. The program will consist of an address by Rev. Robert Frai* of the First Congregational Oiurch, Huntley. A salute to our deceased and living veterans by the Ameri¬ can Legion Rifle Squad, Our Nat. ional Anthem Hayed by the Cad. et and High School bands and taps. llie Amerk»n Legion hopes that many people will tum out tor thds Vetenans Day Program to pay honor to our veterans. Music Festival November 13 The gymnasium of Richmond's en¬ larged high school wil be tho set¬ ting for the country's m^ spec¬ tacular musical event of the year when 450 young vocalists from sev¬ en high schools gather there to pro- sent tho annual McHenry County Music Festival. The event is sched¬ uled for Monday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m., and tickets are available from stu¬ dents ar at the door. A select chorus of 92 voices and a massed chorus of 450 will be di¬ rected by Dr. Colleen Kirk, profes¬ sor of educati<m and music and chairman of the Muac Education division. University of Illinois. She is recognized throughout the part of tihe country as an outstanding choral director and contest edjudicator. Dr. Kirk, director of junior and senior choruses for the Illinois Sum¬ mer Youth Music, is co-author of two music publicatkins. A s^ect chorus will be featured during the one-hour js-ogram, sing¬ ing "Hallelujah, Amen" from "Ju¬ das Maccabeus," " Ding Dong Mer¬ rily on Hi^," "Cantate Domino." "Roll Jordan Roll," "Sing of a Continued on page 2 -NOTICE- Mayor Wilpault Brill wishes to remind all residents of the village of Huntley that the burning of leaves on the streets will not be permitted. The Mayor also stated that leaves are not to be raked onto the streets. A vlUage ardiis ance f<H4>ids this practtoe. Over 300 people attended the an¬ nual McHenry County 40 * 8 Schlachtfest held at the Legion Home in Huntley last Saturday everai^. The Schlachtfest featured sau¬ sages of all kinds, pig hocks, potat¬ oes and sauerkraut. Before the evening was over the pig: hocks were gone. - NOTICE - Due to TbaakagMag the Boat- ley Fannside win oome ont on Wednesday, November 22 instead of Thursday. Deadliae for tkat weeia paper wiD be Bloiidngr, Voe- emker M at tm 9M.
|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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