The Huntley Farmside
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'^^ HUNTLEY '3^o*«"si'<« VOLUME 7 — NUMBER 89 THURS. DECEMBER. 29. 1966 PHONV: .669-6621 (any time) (if no answer) 469-0998 SCHOOL FILE RWrTLEY HIGF! fiWITLEy. ILL 4 PAGES ¦ffAII.1iaf) AND DISTRIBUTGD WEBKLT cu|»> Stunnkaty oi 1966 December 80 One year ago this week Post¬ master Richard Michelsen's car which had been stolen, was re¬ covered in Chicago near Kline and Grand Avenue. The car had been taken by a 16-year-old runaway boy. Chief Roth reported that little damage had been done. A year ago Huntley had a white Christmas stranding some motor¬ ists in the village. January 4. The 84-year old W. J. Schultz blacksmith shop was torn down. The first construetion tn 1966 was an awning at the M & H Dairy Mart. January 20 It was announced that An Bor¬ hart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. i Delwin Bwrhart of rural Huntley, *' receive the Betty Crocker Home- i makers Award. (.¦ January 27. Tl* village of Huntley received its new wpud car, a 1966 Chevro¬ let purchased from Ben Hansford for the price of $1600 plus^e old squad car. ^B^ At the fifth annual MedlSRlen- ter stoc^d^rs rtMkivg it was mortage held by the State Bank of Huntley was reduce^Btom $11,900 to $7,188.35. It vNW^ur- tber announced that this was through the large donations of many businesses in Huntley. The TOPS Sugar Shunners Club was formed. The Huntley Community Credit Union held their annual meeting in the basement of the Trinity Lutheran Church. It was reported that 1966 was a good year for the Credit Union and that the organi¬ zation was able to increase un¬ divided earnings by oafr $10,027- .24, and tiikt operatinr extienses decreased by over $8,294.68. Hiss Lillian Hawley resigned as historian for the United CSiurch of Christ after 26 years of service. February 3 6n Friday, January 28, the Huntley High School basketball team won The Little Eight Tour¬ nament by defeating Genoa 63-47. Dr. John Ostrander donated a cow to Lincoln Park Zoo, on Tues¬ day, January 27. The Huntley Village Board was presented with a plan for widen¬ ing route 47 from the railroad tracks in Huntley to Route 20 at Stark's SUtion. The state's repre¬ sentative informed the board that curb and gutters would b» put on either side of the street from Mill to Main Street. Commissioner Ira Reed stated to the board that he had received two requests for 4- afMirtment buildings to be con¬ structed in Huntley, :<^e in .Bak¬ leys subdivision at Douglas! the ottier at Myrtle and ^d. The one on Douglas street has been con¬ structed. February 10 The Huntley Lions Club an- Bounced that during 1965 a total of $2,080.37 was contributed or do¬ nated to various funds in Huntley. Mrs. Ruth Montanye became the first graduate of the Huntley TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensi¬ bly) Club to the K O P S (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly). Mrs. Mon¬ tanye joined the Crystal Lake chib on April 16, 1966. She had a goal of losing 58% pounds. She reached this goal in December and trans¬ ferred her T O P S membership to Huntley. February 24 A total of $42.05 was donated by Bowl-Hi Lanes toward civic projects in the community. The money was raised from a bowling "date night" held on February 18. March 10 The village board used a smoke machine to determine where drains were illegally connected to the storm sewer, it was stated at the March 3, board meeting. Only 18 members were present at the annual F. P. A. banquet help Saturday, March 5, at the United Church of Christ Social Hall. Honorary chapter degree were-awarded to Herman Albrecht, Jim Schultz. Mel Johnson and Enos Conley ft Sons. A special award to Henry Marlowe for "spe¬ cial services beyond the call of duty." Two Hiinttey junitor bowling teams were among six to repre¬ sent the Elgin Associtation at the State Junior tournament in Cham¬ paign. The ' B«wi-Hi jwiier boys won the Junior Division in Elg^n on January 29, with a team total of 2753. Bowl-Hi senior boys won the Senior Boys division with a team total of 3004. March 24 The four life members present at the Huntley American Legion dinner cut the cake last year. All were World War I members and all enjoyed this affair as was noted in pictures in the Farmside at that time. The men cutting the cake were: Wm. Hubbe, Harry Weltzien, Sophus Michelsen and Leon Olhaber. They used a sword for Ihe ceremony. This concludes the siunmary of 1966 events through the montii of Mareh. Next week we will print more of the events recorded in the Farmside. Collins Nanked To Conknkitties Senator Dennis J. Collins, (R.), DeKalb, who was recently re¬ elected to the State Senate in the new SSrd Senatorial District, has been appointed to the following committees for the 1967 legisla¬ tive session: Agriculture, Chair¬ man; Education, Executive, Fi¬ nancial Institutions. Insurance. He has been chairman of agri- ciilture for 4 years in the House and 12 years in the Senate, and his re-appointment will mark a total of 18 years legislative ser¬ vice to agriculture. Senator Collins also serves on several interim committees: Coun¬ ty Problems, Toll Road, Agricul¬ tural and Industrial ExjMrts, Im* provement of Economic and Social Status of Older People, Illinois- Wisconsin Water Resources, Live¬ stock Commissioners Board; Food, Drug, Cosmetic and Pesticide. Winter Conies To HuMtnthy Emdmi An Efta In Mnntley Soon a historic landmark will vanish forever from Uie Huntley scene. The Chicago NoAhwestem Railroad Depot which was built In 1851 will be razed tocta its foun¬ dation and rebuilt at the Railroad Museum in Union,' Illindis. The depot served passenger ser¬ vice for over 100 years until the earlyy 1960's When passenger ser¬ vice was discontinued on the line. The depot itself-fell talo diirepair, only the center porti<^ being used and kel)t up by the station agent who was moved to -Marengo in more recertt years. • > • Last Tuesday crews ironft the railroad took down the' sliftal tower from in front of the station. Earlier this fall the antique rail¬ road express wagons were re¬ moved frrim the buiMing which at one time had housed the e^^ress agency. Pictured above are scenes from the first large snow fall to hit Huntley this season. Huntley awoke Wednesday Morning to find a blanket of white cover¬ ing everything and making many roods impassable. 3 Injnred Om Rt.47Snt^ trol of the small red foreign car he was driving on CJflkmas Eve at about 6:00 p.m. V|Kt>ute 47, south of Huntley, and the car rolled over twice coming to a stop. on its roof. His passenger, Helen C. Eilert, of 626 S. Edgelawn Dr., Aurora, was thrown from the car and sustained lacerations on her legs, bruises to face and head. The State Police were called and wei-e assisted by the Huntley po¬ lice department, the Fire Depart¬ ment rescue squad and the James A. O'Connor Ambulance service. It was'reported that Brinkmeier was trapped in the wrecked ve¬ hicle, secured Iqr his seat belt. Passersby helped right the small red coavertlble and freed the man who was taken to Woodstock Hos- piul by the O'Connor ambulance having sustained lacerations, bruises and a possible concussion. His passenjger was taken to the same hospital by the State Po¬ lice. Don Tessemer, a member of the Huntley Fire Department who had taken the rescue trtick to the scene of the accident, sustained a broken ankle when he ran faito a barbed wire fence. He was taken to th« Woodstock hospital by Huntley police chief John Roth. The wrecked automobile was tow¬ ed to Kiley's Service sUtion in HunUey. in the year ahead. PaD. Annmmnce VmhicU TagfB Are Here Huntley police chief John Roth announced this week that the Vil¬ lage HaU will be open from 9 a.m. until a p.m. on Satnnia|i^ Decem¬ ber 31, for ^ ^mbase «f 1967 vehicle stickers for all motor ve- hictes owned Ity restdaoto witliin the viUaia limits of Haatlsr. The price of these stMtera is the same as last year. ^M lot auto- nwbiles. $6.00 Aw: toveks.
|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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