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^ WNTLEY'.'^om.a, VOLUME 9 — NUMBER 40 THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 1969 PHONS: •669-6621 (any time) (If no anawer) 469-0998 ^¦^r. Ti:.-: l'v::::.z-:. i..: SPACES MAn.BD AND DISTRIBUTED WIXEXV • <••» Special Film At PTA Meeting Monday, Jan 20 The guest speaker for the Jan¬ uary meeting of the Huntley P.T.A will be Dr. Fitch who will speak on sex education. The meeting will be held on Monday January 20 at 8:00 P.M. instead of on Wednesday. Dr. Franklin R. Fitch is Director of Professional Services of the Ill¬ inois Social Hygiene League. Un¬ til 19f7, he was also Associate professior of Dermatology at the Northwestern University School of Medicine where he served as a con¬ sultant on venereal disease. Dr. Fitch is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He served four years in the Army Medical Corp during World War II; his last military assignment having been as Vener¬ eal Disease Control Officer in Paris. For fifteen years, he was a mem¬ ber of the Board erf Managers of the Illinois Congress of Parents and Teachers during which time he served as Social Hygiene Chair¬ man, as a Departmental Vice-Presi¬ dent, and as third Vice-President. Dr. Pitch has been engaged in social hygiene education since 1930 and has written and lectured exten¬ sively on various phases of social hygiene. Dr. Fitch was appointed to the Illinois Sex Educatiort Advisory Board in 1965 and has helped in forming policies for sex education programs in the public schools of the State. No New Adult Class This Year At the last regtilar meeting the Board of Education accepted a re¬ port which recommended that no new additional adult education classes be initiated at this time. The results of the survey indicated the only strong interest was in the adult agriculture classes. In order to start a continuing Ed¬ ucation program there must be strong enthusiesm so that adequate number of people will be willing to participate, thereby insuring that the program is financially self- supporting. Fifty one questionairs were re¬ turned, showing interest. Agricul¬ ture classes, physical education for women, begiiming sewing, square & round dancing. Fourty-Eight peo¬ ple responded yes to the question should Huntley offer continuing ed¬ ucation classes. Three indicated that the surronding area schools was meeting the needs while 22 indi¬ cated no. Mr. Dennis Kwain has taugrht several adult classes each year. Mr. Kwain stated that consideration is being given for classes in arc and gas wading, electrical wiring, and engine ignition system testing and tune-up. Vo-Ag Classes Offered The Vocational Agriculture De¬ partment of Huntley High School intends to offer an adult program in vocational education, Depending on enrollment (the minimum num¬ ber is six per class), we plan to offer courses in 1) arc and gas welding, 2) electrical wiring, and 3) Engine igniion system testing and tune-up. The course will be offered in the evening for a total of seven evenings, the first class is to be on the week of January 27- 31. All persons interested should con¬ tact Mr. Kwain at the High School Vo-Ag Department and indicate the course preference, the time preference and the time conflicts Also indicate name, address and telephone number. There will be no charge for the course other than materials, not to exceed $3.00 ( ex¬ cept $10.00 for welding. Enroll¬ ment will be taken on a first-come, first served basis, as the maximum enrollment may be held at 8 sty- dents. 400 ''Shot" At Huntley School Approximately 400 students from kindergarten through 12th grade were vaccinateed for smallpox last Friday, January 10th. The vaccin¬ ations were administered at the school to comply with new state regulations. Prior to the vaccinat¬ ion each child was sent home with a paper to receive parental per¬ mission. The slips were returned to school nurse Audrey Korwin. Mrs. Korwin typed out index cards for each student Tor use at the time of vaccination and as a permanent record for the school. No child was issued a card or given a vaccination with out a signed permission slip from his parents. The actual vaccinating was done by Dr. Alfred of Crystal Lake in the Vocal Music room of the Grade School. He was assisted by Mrs. Edgar Ream, R.N.; Mrs. Belle Ostrander, R.N.; Mrs. Koppy, R.N.; Mrs. Schmittendorf and Mrs. Alfred Jordi, Jr. A few adults also took vaccinations at the school. As was to be expected, the child¬ ren all compared their vaccinations and their bravery while receiving them in the hall after leaving the room. Legion Meeting Tonight - Jan 16 by Hedy Leonard The next meeting of the Hunt¬ ley Legion Post 673 is on Thursday. January 16. Now that the holidays are over it is hoped that more mem¬ bers will attend the meetings. A busy year is ahead and your officers need your cooperation to carry out the coming program. The next McHenty County Coun¬ cil, American Legrion meeting will be on Thursday, January 23 at the Union Legion Post. For those of you who have not attended a meet¬ ing of the County Council, come to one and meet your friends from the neighboring towns. You will also leam more of the activities of the Department and National Programs. A new flag waa presented to the Village of Huntley by Comman¬ der Robert Schultz on January 2nd. This flag was jointly donated by the Huntley Post and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 673 of tie Huntley Post New President Wayne Miller was elected Presi¬ dent of the State Bank of Huntley at the January directors meeting. Mr. Miller joined the bank in 1960 as Executive Vice President. His career started at the Princeville Slate Bank in 1950. His college affi- lation was Western Illinois Univer¬ sity where he belonged lo Kappa Sigma Kappa Fraternity. In 1966 he graduated from Stonier Gradu¬ ate School of Banking at Rutgers University. R. L. Bankes was elected Exe¬ cutive Vice President and Cashier. His sei-v'ice with the State Bank of Huntley began in 1961 as Assistant Cashier and was promoted to Cash¬ ier in 1962. He had served many yoars prior to 1961 on the Execut¬ ive Staff of the Howell Company DivLsion Acme Steel Company, St. Charles, Illinois as Accountant. He attended Northwestern University Accounting School and graduated from Wisconsin School of Banking, University of Wisconsin, is Past President of Bank Administration Continued on Page Seven School Milk Price Raise Milk at the school will go up one cent starting January 20. Students at Huntley school will pay one cent more for milk starting January 20. The increase is the restJt of tho school paying more for the milk. The student prices will go from two cents to three. Previous to September the school was paying 6 cents for a % pint. The school was receiving four cents from the government milk prog^rani Therefore the cost to the students was two cents. In September the cost was raised to 6% cents. The average of reimbursable milk sold in one month is 1200 half pints. The Board of Education adopted a i>olicy by which to determin eli¬ gibility of children for reduced lunch prices. This policy meets the requirements for the national sch¬ ool lunch program. Tho school will provide to parents upon request forms on which to CoBttoned on page 2 Twp & Village Petitions Now Mr. Richard Enstrom, Grafton Town Clerk announced that nomin¬ ating petitions for officers to be el¬ ected at the township election April 1. 1969 are now available. Offices to be filled are; Super¬ visor, Clerk, Assessor, and three Auditors. The opening day for filing petit¬ ions was December 23. 1968, the final day, January 27, 1969. Mr. Enstrom stated that thus far only five petitions have been taken out, all of them by Mrs. Leona Nelson of Crystal Lake. Mr. Enstrom, who is also Village Clerk, stated that nominating petit¬ ions may be filed between January 6 and February 10 for the Village election, April 16th. Members of the board whose terms expire are President Wilpault Brill, Clerk Richard Enstrom, Trustees Donald Enstrom, James O'Connor and Leon Olhaber. Library Report The following is a report of the Ad Hoc Commttleer on tlw-*8iaifc— ility of public use of the high schooi library. .. An liistorical review of this mat¬ ter is in order: Following the de¬ feat of enabling taxation which would have alloiwed at least a mobile library to serve Hnndey and prior to the building of the existing high school buUding with its lib¬ rary facilities, a feeling arose on the Scbool Board that if possible when these facilities were avail¬ able they would be made availahle to the general pubUc. Last fall a committee, Dr Qrau CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO NOTICE- Mr. William Buck announced this week that because people have l>een asking where they might pay their bills with the store, they may add¬ ress their remitance to Buck Phar¬ macy, P.O. Box 608, Huntley, Ill¬ inois. Telephone bills usually paid at the pharmacy, which was destroyed by fire on January 6th, should be mailed directly to the Telephone Company in the envelope provided. Residents may take their per¬ scriptions to the Huntley Post Office wher^ Mr. Buck will pick them up at 11:00 A.M. These perscriptions can be picked up the same day at 4:30 P.M. at the Post Office. Per- scription orders also may be phoned to the Algonquin Pharmacy at OL8-4548 and they too will be delivered to the Huntley Post Office. Perscriptions which are called in or left at the post office need only the number off the bottle for refill in most cases. It is not necessary to bring the bottle to the post office. The Algonquin telephone exchange is in tlie tail free range for all Huntley telephones. All photo work may be picked up at Chuck's Barber Sbop. At the present time it is estim¬ ated that the drug store will be closed for the next four weeks. No plans have been made to reH>pen the stM-e in aoother building on a temporary basis. Regular School Board Meeting The regular meeting of the the Board of Education of the Huntley consolidated School was held Jan¬ uary 8. All men^i>ers were present with the exception of Miss Mac¬ keben, President. Mr. Jirik waa elected President pro-tem. Following the routine biKtness, the board recognized the delegat¬ ion composed of Mr. Mike Kiley, Jr., and Mr. Ed Wasserstrass from the Huntley Park Board. Mr. Kiley and Mr. Wasserstrass presented the Iboard with a request for land owned by the school boardering the park. The park board orginial plans asked for a squar6 parcel of land to be given to them by the school. The school board stated that this would not be possible as part of that land was already earmarked for future developmertt. The boaird said, however, that they would con¬ sider letting the park board have a corner or triangle so that the park road would not have to be con¬ structed in the slough. Part of the present park road is now on school property. The park board can not construct the rOad or make other improvements on land they do not own. The next order of business was the inter-mural sports program. Mr. 4 Marks reported that between 46 and 50 boys are actively engaged in the inter-mural basketball pro¬ gram. This Saturday program was started on a trial basis in November and was to continue through Jan¬ uary 1 at which time the board was to re-evaluate its worth. Mr. Stad¬ ing stated the parents are enth.\is- ed over the program and wish it to continue. Mr. Marks said that he Continued oa Page Seven SAL To Be Installed by Hedy Leonard There will be an installation of the officers of the newly activated Sons of the American Legion^ Huntley Post 673, on Saturday, January 18 at 8:00 P.M. at the Huntley Legion Home. Officers to be installed are: Com¬ mander, Gary Schultz; Sr. Vice CommandCT, Charles.Akerbwg; Jr. Vice Commander, Dave Bjom; Ad¬ jutant, Gary Randazzo; Finance Officer, Robert Scholer; Chaplain, Mitchell Parasek; Sgt-at-Arms, Jeffery Schultz and Historian, Mark Bjom. James Green, Chairman, Mc¬ Henry County Council Sons of the American Legicm, will be the in¬ stalling officer. Other officers of the County Council will be guests. This meeting is open to anyone in¬ terested. We sincerely hope that parents of both the officers installed and tbe other membera of this unit will at¬ tend and encourage these young people in their desire to serve the Legion and to Leam more about their country. A light lunch will be served after the meeting. NOTICE A special meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 22nd at 7:80 P.M. at the Legion Honie. This meting is being held to dedde what kind ^ Past Presidents Maque should be ordered.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
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