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^(•^ HUNTLEY ^««rfe VOLUME 6 — NUMBER 46 THURS., FEBRUARY 17, 1966 PHONK: S12-669-MZ1 (any time) (If no answer) 815-469-099B 10 PAGES Board Hears Road Inqfttiry The Grafton township Board of Auditors met February 10, with all members present. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The Treasur¬ ers report was approved. The Board of Auditors ordered voting booths for the new town¬ ship precincts No. 4 and 5. The Board also authorized Al Boncosky, township assessor, to attend a special school in Peoria on tax assessing. The township has hired a law¬ yer to represent them in tax pro¬ test casses, This lawyer is handl¬ ing the tax protest cases for other townships in McHenry County. A representative group from Westmore Gardens was present at the meeting. This group wanted to inquire of the Board how they could improve their roads so they will be acceptable to the township when completed. The group informed the Board that they have voted to assess themselves for the bill which they anticipate to be $400. each. Road Commissioner Louis Schachtner will send the group the specifica¬ tions for the roads, so th*>. ^can be accepted. The members , ikhe group stated they had purchased their homes at a reasonable price. Township clerk Richard Eflgtttmi stated that this group was com¬ posed of new home owneT^'H^ho were very cooperative and Jfeer to upgrade their community. If the roads are improved and brought up to the standards re¬ quired, the town.ship will be able to accept them and maintain them. The township Board of Audi¬ tors also discussed the possibility of placing street lights on town¬ ahip roads, one at Montrymn's Store and another at the West School, nothing was decided, how ever, on this matter. Phy. Kd. Class The Adult Women's Physical Education class will begin at Huntley High School on Monday, February 28, at 7.00 p.m. This class will run from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. for ten weeks and will in¬ clude exercise, recreational games and relaxation methods. This class will be conducted by Miss Sue Doody and will be ar¬ ranged to meet the needs and de¬ sires of those enrolled. Netv PO Hours Postmaster Richard Michelsen of Huntley, today announced that the Huntley Post Office was pro¬ viding patrons of Huntley with full service, Monday through Saturday. "In the past", Postmaster Mich¬ elsen said: 'We used to close on Thursday afternoon". In line with President Johnson's and Post¬ master General Lawrence F. O'¬ Brien's program to provide the public with improved service, the Huntley Post office was one of 121 post offices in Michigan and Illinois and Michigan to eliminate the practice of closing on one week (3ay afternoon. T^e new hours of service at the Huntley post office will be 8:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 8:30 a.m. thru 12:00 noon on Saturday. SCTfOOL FILE HUNTLEY HIGH SCHOOL WNTLEY. ILL MAILED AND DISTKIBUTED Bowling Nite To Benefit Comm Projects Mr. Wendell Weltzien, owner of Bowl-Hi Lanes announced today Thursday that he will hold a date night" bowling tonight Feb. 17 at 9:00 p.m. at the bowling alley. Mr. Weltzien stated that the bowl ing will be free at this time on this night. However, a sealed con tainer will be provided for dona¬ tions which will be turned over for worthwhile .charitable uses such as Little League, Boy Scouts etc. Mr. Weltzien went on to say that the container with the money will be opened at the State Bank of Huntley and that a special fund will be set up for this charitable purpose. Mr. Weltzien stated that the bowling will be for adults only and that he plans to have several of these events through out the year for this purpose. An account ing of the money received from this event will be published in next week's Farmside. Grand Opening An estimated 600 to 700 persons attended the Grand Opening of the Freund Implement Company on Saturday, Feb. 5, making the event a tremendous success. At¬ tendance awards were given to the following persons: TV set to Alan Swanson, Rt. 2 Woodstock, Clock Radio to Scott Mykoza, Rt. 1, Freeman Road, Huntley, Riding tractor to Ron¬ ald Krog, Route 1, Huntley, Fire Extinguisher to Charles Ernesti, Huntley a grease gun to Mrs. Cecil Mortimer, Woodstock, a tractor tool box to Henry Mar¬ lowe, a toy tractor to Phil Bran- non Rt. 1 Huntley and a toy trac¬ tor to James Volkening, Route 2 Hampshire. P.T.A. Featured Dental Program The Huntley PTA held its monthly meeting one week early, February 9th. The business por¬ tion was dispensed with because of limited attendance. Speakers for the evening were Dr. J. T. Riggs of Palatine and Dr. C. Terrell of Mt. Prospect who gave a most interesting program on preventive dentisry using slides. Dr. Riggs also spoke to our group last year. It was announced the March meeting will be held on a Tues¬ day evening, March 15th because of a conflict in the speaker's schedule. Our speaker is Mr. A. J. Querhammer, head of McHenry County Civil Defense. Several important business matters are on the agenda also, so it is hoped more of you will be able to attend It is unfortunate that we who can glean so much of benefit to our¬ selves and family use the excuse of poor weather to prevent our driving a few miles or blocks, while the speakers who gain noth ing personally are able, in spite of this same bad weather, to drive many miles. 2 Car Crash On Rt.47 A 2-car head-on collision oc¬ cured on Sunday, February 13, at approximately 6 p.m. about three miles north of Huntley on Route 47, at the intersection with Union Road. According to the Sheriff's Dept. Marvin Walker, route 4, Box 253, Lake Villa, age 49 was driving northbound when a car being driv en by Mrs. Mary Mayotte, 46, of Elgin, driving southbound went out of control onto the soft shoul¬ der of the road, then into the wrong lane, struck his car. Mrs. Mayotte stated her car spun on the icy pavement causing her to lose control.. . Passengers in the Walker ve¬ hicle were: Conrad Wohlen of Fox Lake, Marie Walker, Lake Villa, Diane Walker, Lake Villa. In the Mayotte car the passengers wero Mrs. Marita Phelps, of Elgin, James Phelps, of Elgin. All the passengers in both vehicles were taken to Woodstock Memorial Hospital by the James A. O'Con- ner and the Merwin Cooney Am¬ bulances. Mrs. Mayotte was tick¬ eted for failure to have Jier car undet control. d^ i^ E^fongm^ Thursday, — February 17 iub Pack Meeting /^ ^ "liis Week thru Sa!,^y — Grade School Basketball tour nament here. Fri. — Feb. 18 Basketball at Malta. 7 p.m. .. NEXT WEEK , Tuesday thru Friday — District High School Basketball tourna¬ ment. Saturday — February 26 Hobo Dinner Saturday — March 5 Annual FFA Parent and Sons Banquet. «•*...( Heart Sunday Fehruary 20 Once ajrain it is February and the month of Hearts. The Amer¬ ican Legion Auxiliary Auxiliary, Unit No. 073 is again sponsoring the Annual Heart Fund Drive, as part of their Community Service Program. Mrs. Rose Englert is your Huntley Heart Fund chair¬ man. Feb. 20 has been designated as Heart Sunday. However, some of the Auxiliary members may be calling on you before that date, as every one tries to finish their time by that time. By contributing you will be helping not only yourself, but your felolw neighbors and friends, towards winning the fight against the No. 1 health enemy, heart disease. Huntley residents have always been most generous in their contributions, and the Aux¬ iliary has been very appreciative of your cooperation. Rembers, when you are called on by the volunteers. More Will Live—The More You Give. Village Board The regular meeting of th/i Huntley Village Board was held on Thursday, February 3, at the Village Kail, with all trustees '^H^BSntlAifei- »ie~ reatHig' Ht «w * minutes, and the treasurers re¬ port, bills were authorized to be paid, representatives from the State Highway Department pre¬ sented plans for the widening of Route 47 from Route 20, at Stark Station, to the railroad tracks in Huntley. The representatives sta¬ ted that the State will put in curb and gutters on either side of the road from Mill Street to Main Street. They went on to say that the street will be 2 lanes wider than at the present time. They re¬ ported that several bridges will be widened and some road intersec- ( ONTINUED ON PAGE THREE 'Hobo" Dinner Set for Sat., Feb. 26 Once again the "Hobo" are in town and are up to their usual 'antics' preparing for their third annual Hobo Dinner and Floor Show on Sat¬ urday, February 26, at the Huntley Congregational Church. Featured attractions at the floor show will be Huntley's own "Phillis Oilier", "Ten Thumbs" Brandwein, and the Bottle Pops. "Freddie and Frieda Freeloader" will be back for a return engagement. Lots of eats and fun will be had by all. If it is your lucky night, you may even receive a lovely door award. Don't miss an evening of the finest entertainment put on by the most talented "Hobos this side of the tracks, is the suggestion given by those planning the affair. Servings will be at 5:45 and 7:45. Tickets may be purchased from and "Hobo" (church choir member) and from the follow¬ ing people: Charles Lamb, Henry or Helen Marlowe. Herb Eggers, Earle or Veda Johaaon. Feb.23SetFor Local Medicare Enrollment Wednesday, February 23, 196(). will be Medicare enrollment day for Huntley senior citizens, stated Owen L. Cornell, manager of the Elgin District Social Security Ofl fice. Persons 65 years of jige or older will be able to enroll in the Medicare program at the Huntley Village Hall, Huntley, Illinois, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Cornell said. Medicare will cov¬ er most everyone over 65, whether or not the individual is eligible for social security monthly bene¬ fits, however, the individual must file an application for these bene¬ fits. All senior citizens who are not receiving social security bene¬ fits. Railroad Retirement Annui¬ ties or Public Assistance should come in on this day to sign up. If you have already signed up for Medicare, you do not need to come in. Remember, the deadline for filing for the Medicare Insurance CONTINUED ON PAGE THRX:E Sacred Concert By Colleg^ Sunday, March 6th,_at 7:80 p.in. is the date of the Sf 'O^d Concert tjeing presented by k..y Women's Polyhymnnia of ELMHURST COLLEGE at the United Church of Christ in Huntley. This 40 voice chorus is one of the outstanding choral grroups in northern Illinois and has a long history of many successful ap¬ pearances in churches, on stage, and on television. Their program is based on the great songs of the Church's Lenten season intersper¬ sed with some lighter and more current music of the religi»us world. The entire community is in¬ vited to share in this festival of the church. There are no tickets on sale, and no chargfCs will be made. A free-will offering will be taken to help defray the transpor¬ tation expenses of the chorus. Your Lenten devotions will be greatly improved by hearing this concert. Holstein Assoc. Diimer March 1 Mr. Harold Jepson, Sr., presi¬ dent of the McHenry County Hol¬ stein Club, has announced the date of Tuesday, March 1, the date of their annual banquet, which will be held at the United Church of Christ Congregational Huntley. A family style turkey dinner will be served at 7:30 according to Herman Albrecht, banquet chairman. Mr. Robert Meilman, fieldman for this area, will be present and the featured speaker will be Mr. William Hoeft, coordinator of Farm Programs, WTMJ, Milwau¬ kee. Mr. Hoeft ia a well known midwest commentator. A local music group will en¬ tertain. Tickets are available from the officers and some club members.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
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