The Huntley Farmside
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^ HUNTLEYr^«««s(c<e VOLUME 8 — NUMBER 18 THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1967 PHONE: .£69-6621 (any Ume) <lf no answer) 459-0998 -'v*^» Si' SCR'OOL PILE HUNTLEY !!!:;:¦• nUNT^EY. ILL 20 PAGES MAILID AMD OUnBSBVTWD WOBKUr 7 ccnta a eaiiv McHenry County Junior Fair - August 3-4-5-6^ Police Report Trees Downed Huntley police Chial,. Rkijard Nelson, siBted that a tidtet 'was issued to Domis Akea'ta^miMee the Village Ordinance of Careless driving, early Sunday morning, July 30. Acoordgapt*Chief Nelson. Aker- berpclMKr to make tlie corner when coming off Algonquin Road at Route .47 and ^kkMafl, kopcMng (kmrntbrak evwiiM<(iv ob ibt Am- olit Cheaak property. N^don tvent on w ai/'fle>ia..,AJtew»yg WoK •!¦** the scene, returning later. Upon questioning by Sgt. Al SchultJ, Alcerberg admitted that the pieces of evergreen on the bacit of his car came frwn the Chcsaic property. Water Fights August 13 The Huntley Fire Protection District will ho4d their 2nd annual Water fight on Axt^uat 13. 1967. They will begin at lOO KM. at the City Park in I&jotlay. At the present there are 22 teams particinating wlfli trt^hircs being awarded for the top four teams. T^ie teams are from volun- ter Fire Departments in MtsHenry Kane and Boon Ctounties. . Thei^ «k111 fbe ridec for the cfaMr r*n. Also refi eJlaiwat* wlM W available. Accaiding to James Mattingly. Captain of the Water Fi^t Team. the trophies will be donated by the Huntley Business Men. New Standard Oil Dealer Charles Ehle. Standard Oil deal¬ er for the Huntley area for the past 21% years, retired effective August 1, 1967 He will be replaced by Norman Brettschneider as a- gent for Stmdard in Huntley and surrounding area. Prior to taking the position as Standard Oil agent in Huntley. Mr. Ehle had befn the Standard Oil representative in Hebron for two years during World War II. The man who was the dealer in Hebron was drafted into the service and Mr. Ehle, who was then serving £is Road Commissioner in that town¬ ship, took on Uie additional job as a Standard) Oil agent due to the shortage of qualified men during the war. On January 18, 1946, he purch- a.sed the Standard Oil agency in Huntley from Louis Schmtz, fath¬ er of Art Schultz, who had been the Standard Oil agent In Huntley during the preceding 28 years. Mr. Schultz was retiring. Mr. E2ile slated that there have been only two Standard Oil agents in Himtley since the bulk plant was built, he and Mr. Schultz. Mr. Ehle stated that he is elig^hle for a pension from Standard Oil for his many years of service. He plans to remain in the Huntley area. Norman Brettschneddfer, who will replace Mr. Ehle, was an agent's salesman for Standard in Duridee for three heating seasons before starting with Mr. Ehle in November of 1966. He, his wife Phyllis, and their three chUdren; Marl<, 10; Lynette, 8; and Barb- ara.S, have recently moyed two miles west of H\mttey on Harmony Road. Xn a letAaraant Ixt his MMtds and oustomcrs, Mr. Ehle stated, '*My time as agent for Standard Oil in the Huntley area has been most enjoyable and rewanfing in many ways due to Hie wonderful people with whom I have had the pleas¬ ure of doing business and associat¬ ing during this period of Ume. My thanks to you for the piart. you have played in making my thne as agent ior Standard Oil a pleas¬ ant experience to renMubw." $100,0(11 Prize ^^'^ T^our Union Special Machine Co Money a Open Class Jnlging Prize money in open class com¬ petition totaling 910,119.60 is be¬ ing offered junior exhibitors by the McHenry Coimty Fair Aaaoeia- tion, Don Hansen, yrMidnt, said today. *" have closed with beef, r^Mts, ffrain aod vegetables and foods, showing noticeable increases. A de¬ cline in flowers, Girl Scouts and fine arts is noticeable also. Besides the prire money in var¬ ious forms of competition, the Fair Association offers $4,560 in Har¬ ness and thoroughbred racing and the horse show. Dairy entries are about the same as a year ago in open class. The number of color breed entries is the same — 46. Holstein entries have declined from 102 to 99. A total (rf $3,868 in prize money is being offered in dairy competition. Beef exhibitors will vie for $1,- 185 In prize money. Seventy-eight have entered this year compared to 68 a year ago. Here is a complete list of Open Class prize money being offered this year: dairy, $3,868; beef, $1,- 185; sheep, $1,060; hog?, |1«147; poultry, $290; rabbits, $280; grain and vegetables, $122; flowers, $178.60; clothing, $389; food, |524; fine arts, $330; Girl Scoots, f96; and tractor pull, $660. Prize money in the all-Western horse show will total $1,S50 in halter and performance class com¬ petition. Purses of $500 each are offered in the three harness races Sunday afternoon. Purses totaling $1,500 are being offered in the four quar¬ ter liorse races Sunday aftemocm. Notice Due to the Race Riots and sub¬ sequent curfew and travel restrict- loins in Milwiiukee, certain pict¬ ures which were to have appear¬ ed in this weekskmsof tit»-'KH^ ley Farmside were not developed in time for publication. They will be iMinted in next weelcs paper. Twenty- three MARINES, most¬ ly in their early twenties, wounded in Viet Nam, and now stationed at the GREAT LAKES NAVAL HOSPITAL awaiting Medical Dis¬ charge from service, were guests of the UNtON SPECIAL MACH¬ INE OOMPANT at hd ttUNTrjET. nJLINOIS UASXJFACnmXNG PT.ANT. A i^yiiound coach bos, chart¬ ered by the Conwany, «rrt> Great Lakea at 9:30 AJii, day\ Jubr E, lM7;an|.tHe steped i£oai^. One ^a&' , <' iiiiiliiiiliii at Mm WWKHf IAL HUmUESr PLANT and were welcomed by Plant Superintend¬ ent. BdL. Peterson and AssJtant Plant Superintendent. Clyde W. Dopke. The Marines, wearing safety glasses, were broken up in groups of five and these groups, led by Mr. Peterson, Mr. Doplte, George Chandler, General For0man, Paul Ha ufe, foreman, and Bob Holbroolc of the Inspection Department, were given a very personalized tour of the plant. It was warming to note the smiles on the faces of Vhe plant workers and their cordial respon¬ ses to the Marines questions, and the marines, some on cnetches. .some obviously newly healed wounds, smiled back. Following the tour the Marine Group and a number of plant officcials were served a rather special luncheon in the company cafeteria, where ithe opfwrtunity to ^t and rest was almost as wel¬ come as the food. Later, in the Plant Oonferanee Room, the Company Employee In- discription Film "Something Spac- ial" was sftown to the Marinas with a questimi and answar pafiod oeoducted t>y H J. Burk% Gbm- pan^ Director at PersQmaL Ifir. Burite reiterated that ttM OMn- pany had jgivei tha Mftim this tf» mmme or «Knthfieturtng Plant; lind to encourage them to consider the Company's offer of Apprenticeshipe leading to Jour¬ neyman Machinists and Journey¬ man Toolmakers. Burke reminded them that t^-ese were three and four year formal training programs and that trainees earned as they learned receiving progressive six month increases. Burke also men¬ tioned the Company has several college scholarships available as well. Climbing ahioard the Greyhound bus at 2:00 pjn.. the Marines wav¬ ed and shouted their goodbyes as the bus slowlj' pulled out of the UNION SPECIAL MACHINE OO. parking lot. picked tip i^ieed and turned back in the direction <rf Great Lakes. To everyone back at the Plant this day had brought the Vtet Nam war closer and made it a Wt more of a personal thing. Notice The Huntley Farmside will carry pictures of Huntley winners in both 4-H and Open classes at the, McHenry County Jr. Fair in next weeks issue. The Farmside photo¬ grapher wilil be on the Fair¬ grounds on ,Sundty from Noon untiil 2:00 P.M. to photograph all Grand Champion and Reserve Champion winners. Women's Bowling League Meeting ^ The Huntley Wwnens Bowling League will h(M the flr^ meeting of the oomittg season, August 10 at 7:30 pjn. in the Basement of Bowl Hi. This meeting had pre- viiotuly bean plainned later but due to the Presidents absence that Week, it has been set up a week early. We hope that all Bowlers will be able to attend this meeting as several subjects will be discos- sed and voted upon. Attend Camp Huntley Boy Scout Troop 167 returned from a week at Camp Lowden, Blackhawk Council. Ore. gon. Illinois. The boys eviayeA , hiking, archery, riflery, swinuning and boatii%. The Boy Scout program theme for August is "Every Scout a swfai- mer." In keeping with this theme the following boys earned a swlmr ing merit badge wWle they were at Camp Lowden: Tom, Korwin, Richard Master, Tom Kalsow, and Pat Donahue. Those who earned the "Mile Swim Award" ware Richard Urbach, Tom Korwin, David Wilkin, Rkiiard Maatar, Patrick Donahue and Wayne Don¬ ahue. In riflery the following boys earn ed "Pro-Marksman" Medals: Bob Zirk, David Schtnietendoorf, John Weltzien, Paul Dot^iO^, Scott Weltzien and Mchard Urba(A. ' Maricsman" Medals were earned by John Weltxim and Wayne Don- skvos The Soouta tookhart in ftilyaicel fittness course ani did map and compass orientatirifi. Three Scouts reeidved the honor of becoming a mamber of the Order of the Arrow (the natioOkl brotherhood of Scout campeia) Patrick Donahue. John Wslts«la and Wayne DcHiahua.
|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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