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^fc^ HUNTLEY'^««de VOLUME 9 — NUMBER 24 THURSDAY, SEPT. 26, 1968 PHomit .669.6621 (any time) (if no answer) 4M-0W8 8 PAGES Huntley Legion Meets After a fine dinner, prepared and served by Mabel Schultz and od»r women of the Legion Auxiliary, the regular meeting of Legion Post No. 673 was held on S^ember 19, Commander Schultz presiding. Reports on committees were giv¬ en, old business disposed of, and new business presented. The annual Poultry Party will be on November 9th at the legion Home with the foUowing commit¬ tee handling the details — Tom Bjorn, Stan Koch and Louis Schachtner. Commander Schultz appointed the committee to plan the Christmas Party, the date of which is De¬ cember 14th. Howard Ruth, Eton Enstrom and Edward Fox are the men appointed. All members are invited to at¬ tend the next county meeting at Fox River Grove on September 26th. A permanent Standing Committee to plan special events and activities of the Post in observance of the soth Anniversary of the American Legion, consisting of Jim Elliott, Howard Ruth and Joel Belden was appointed by Commander Schultz. m its 50 years the American Leg¬ ion hzis done much to make the life of the veteran a better one. Every veterans, whether a member of tl» American Legion, or not, owes much to the men and women who have worked hard to promote legis¬ lation, aid and assistance to the veteran and his family. In connection with this it was vot¬ ed to purchase a copy of the Mc- Continued on Page Three Driver Regulations Reported Supt. of Schools Leroy Marks announced this week fhat formal driver's education training will be required by the State of Illinois for 16 and 17 year olds after Jan. 1, 1969, in order to obtain a driver's license. Mr. Marks also reported that now driver's license regulations passed by the Illinois Staje Legis¬ lature in 1967 will also raise the minimum age to obtain a license to 18 from the present 16. He added that the only exception to the 18 year old minimum age re¬ quirement will be for youngsters who have successfully completed the high sehool driver eductation course or an approved private driv¬ ing school driver's education course. Individuals under 18 who receiv¬ ed their driver's license prior to the 1969 requirement will be per¬ mitted to continue to use ^hem un¬ til their expiration. After 1969 separate licenses will be issued for the operation of mo¬ torcycles or motor bicycles. Driv¬ er's licenses issued prior to ^hat date, however, will be sufficient to allow the operation of such vehi¬ cles. After that date separate tests will be required for the operation of motorcycles. Mr. Marks reported that instruc¬ tion permits will be issued to 16 and 17-year olds to operate a mo¬ tor vehicle during daytime hours only and under the supeirision of a licensed driver. The same regula¬ tions will apply to motorcycles and mofor bicycles as to automobiles. •; :::::!O0L MAILED AND DISTRDBUTEB WCOBKLir 10 Year Old Boy Killed Saturday Raymond DeWeerdt, 10, sdn of John DeWeerdt, 33 South Church Street, Huntley, was pronounced dead on arrival at Woodstock Mem¬ orial Hospital at 10:35 a.m. Satur¬ day, September 21. According to police report and wijnesses, Raymond was riding his bicycle onto Route 47 from Dwyer Street when a vehicle driven by Charles W. Ward, 57, 7528 West 62nd Street, Argo, struck him, breaking his neck and causing a sknii firaeture. TbA^antomobilc car¬ ried the tad 116 feet until it struck a pickup ^ruck owned by the Hunt¬ ley Farm Store on the left rear and pushed the vehicle two feetinto the glass brick wall at the front of building. Raymond was then thrown 8 feet father nor^h. Mr. Ward stated that the boy on the bicycle rode out directly in front of him and that he (Ward' applied his brakes but could not avoid hinting the lad. According to National Safety Council figures of 1967 skid marks of 116 feet on concrete pavement would indicate a speed of approvimately 40-45 miles an hour. Had the Ward car not struck the pickup truck, the skid marks would have mea.sured more than 116 feet. Immediately following the acci¬ dent Frieda Lamb, a registered nurse, rushed over to administer first aid. The DeWeerdt boy was taken to the hospital by the James A. O'Connor Ambulance Service. The body was then returned to the O'Connor Funeral Home, where a coroner's injuesj was held. According to the police report Mr. W.aPd-^sias.y^iibiyHit^m.jmi as a result called his doctor. Due to his nervous condition as a re¬ sult of the accident two friends were called to drive Mr. Ward and his car home. Mr. Ward was issued a summons under Village Ordin¬ ance 3.21 for reckless or careless driving. The date for his hearing has been set for Oct. 14, a^ 10 a.m. at McHenry County Courthouse Annex, Bench 1, Woodstock. The coroner's inquest was continued to Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. at the James A. O'Connor Funeral Home. The accident occured at 9:55 a.m. Burglary at Truck Driver School The Truck Driver's Training School was broken into and burglar¬ ized of cash in vending machines, some office equipment and shop tools sometime during the night of Thursday, Sept. 19, or early Friday morning before 7 a.m. Entrance was gained through a rear door, and windows on the east side of the building were broken. A deputy sheriff from the Mc¬ Henry CJounty office Ihvestigated the break-in. The Truck Driver's Training School is located on East Main St., outside the village limits. Music Boosters The flrst General Meeting of the Music Boosters met Tuesday, Sept Sept 17. New offlcers for this year wre installed as follows: Mrs. Rob¬ ert Schachtner, I*resident; Mrs. Leon Hicks, Vice President; Mrs. Gene Lindsey, Secretary; and Mrs. Francis Manning, Treasurer. A big thank you to the retireing (^cers Ron Jirik, President; Mrs. Donald McCullom, Vice President; Mrs. Delwin Borhart, Secretary; and Mn. fpd fuoAmt, Treasurer. Mr. Tirk and Mrs. Johnson gave the members a short resume' of their plans for concerts and other activities for the coming year. Students participation in both band and chorus is increasing each year and with this increase the need for more musical instruments, uniforms, chorus robes and music. The Music Boosters with the help of many other musically in¬ terested citizens will again con¬ duct their annual "Surprise Auct¬ ion," November 3, 1968 at 1:30 Continued on Page Six 1968 Redskin Football Team FRONT. left t rigbt — Fred Hoffman, Davp. Bjom, Dan Danimver, Panl Ynn, Chnck Gloeid, Jolu Bastian, Barry Borhart, and Mike Ashbongh. SECOND, left to rlsht — Glenn Boriiart. Scott Eckman, Ray Hicks, Jim Drafall, Alan Hefferkamp, Jim Bakley, Harold Shott. and Dan Froin. ' THIRD, Idt to right — Doug Bakley, Geoi«e Ewart, Rick Masters, Len Bochait, Gary Downen, Ron Tinberg, and Darwin CampbeU. FOURTH, left to right — BiU Hicks, J(rtui Sbott, Dave Schndetcndorf, Bob Zirk, Bill Ruth, pm Lindsey, Gary Sdioltz and Steve NeveL FIFTH, left to rl^t — Mr. McDonald and Mr. Manning. FarniBiireaB Aignal Meeting One of tbe largest crowds in the history ot the McHenry County Farm Bureau annual meeting is expected to attend this event Thursday when William J. Kuhfuss, president of tbe Illinois Agricultural Aiaociation, makes his first visit to McHenry County. Kuhfuss, M(£«an OMinty Angus breeder and grain farmer, wiH be the featured speaker at the annua! meeting scheduled to sUrt at 7 P.M. with a roast beef dinner at tbe Woodstock Community High School cafeteria. The business meeting will be held in the high scho<4 auditorium start¬ ing at 8:15 P.M. Electten of nine directors and adoption of policy res¬ olutions to guide tiie organization for 1969 are also U^ on the list of priority itetns to be acted on. iEkitertainment wMl be iKx>vide<i by the Busy Beavers 4-H Club. Its 28 members won first in the "Share the Fun" conq>etition with a skit This 4-H clid> group ranked high in state competitkm at the state fair last August. This amiual nneeting will mark the retiretnent of Dade Noe as iM-esident after 10 years. Noe joined tfae Farm Continned en Page Seven Home Extension Luncheon Home Extention of the Grafton Unit attended the SOth Anniver¬ sary Annual Luncheon and Meet¬ ing at the McHenry County Club on Wednesday, September 19th. The Members of the Huntley Unit attended. Mrs. Ruth Fenwick ^vas honored as a charter member. Scouts Plan Paper Drive The Huntley Boy Scouts wiU hold a paper drive on Sattirday, October 12. Redskins Beat Green Giants by Bob Wicke. Last Saturday aftemoon the Huntley Redskins defeated the Green Giants of Hebron by the score of 33 to 0,in a Little Eight Confer¬ ence game. Quarteri»a<* Chuck Goehl passed for two touchdowns and ran for two himself in leading Huntley to the victory. Fullback Barry Bwchan had two tallies for Huntley in the game also. The gan>e was not one of the bet¬ ter ones for Huntley as they coukl manage only two firet downs in the first half and were penalized oven- 100 yards during the course of the g«ne. Chuck Goehl also led the defense in the game with U tackles The victory leaves Huntley in a first place tie with HatmpsUre in Latle Ei^t Cktnference i^y. Hampshire whipped Genoa by the scene of 37 to 19 during tfae we^- end. Huntley's opponent for tUs Fri¬ day nl^'s game is Hiawatha, ^rtio defeated Central by a 32 to 7 score Saturday. The game is at Huntley and win start at 8 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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