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^ HUNTLEY ^««rf« VOLUME U — NUMBER 12 THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1970 — PHONE — M9-Sfi2) U No Answer 459.09W 8 PAGES 'BE SURE YOU ARE RIGHT, THPJ^ GO AHEAD" — David Crockett 7 ceals per copji New Denlests Camming To Huntley Doctor George lUirbach and Doc¬ tor John Schultz have informed the directors of Ihc Medical Center that the opening of their dentist office is proceeding according to Iheir time schedule. It is anticipated thai they will be ready t45 serve their patients, who are many in this area, on June 29th. The doctors telephone number is 669-5421. Appointments can be made now by calling this number. If no answer, call 338-4822. New cement sidewallcs h^ve been installed at the Medical Buildin;? and work is in progress for the en¬ largement of the parking lot and the building of a new entranceway north of the building. Off To Boys State From June 21st to June 27th (he American Legion I'remier Boys' State will encamp in Springfield. lioy's Stat*' is a plan for training; in the functional aspects of citizenship. It is sponsored by the American Legion, Department of Illinois. It's purpose is to develop in the youth of today constructive attitudes toward the American form of (Government. Originated in Illinois in 1934, it has been nationally adopted by the American Legion and is now participated in by all fifty slates. Selection of the buy.s is done on a merit basis. Premier Koy's State is treated as a 51 st state and the boys take part in all the functinas of running a state. There are conventions for candidates for the offices, campaign, and elections. All state ofTices are elected after a brief but intense campaign. The Legislature meets discusses and passes bills. This practical application of citizenship gives all boys attend¬ ing a broader knowledge of our government. This year the Huntley American Legion Post 67.3 has selected Gary Downen and Tom Korwin to attend Roys States. The elegibility require¬ ments are high, since enrollment is limited to 1300. Selection to Boy's State is therefore an honor as well as a privilage. And maybe one of our boys will be el<H:ted Governor. Huntley Lions Club Annual Chicken EIucii nan, geucrai cnairman ot Uie Uons Chicken Ilarbeque, reports that approximately 1300 people were served between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, Jiuie 21si, Father's Day. All of the food at the barbeque was sold by the end of the day. Mr: Pfair thanks all of the people who helped make this barbeque one of the biggest in the history of the Club. He wishes to thank all the club members and their wives for their help in preparing the dinner and working on the various behind-the-scenes committees. This is Ihe Hundey Lions Club main fund rateing aetlvit?. Money Waltoed frmn tkis trftmt Is tied tb promote youth activities throughout the Huntley area. Details Given On Grease Plant i^ollowinp the recent regrular business meeting of the Grafton Township Board of Auditors held at Grafton Township Garage on Thurs- da>, June 11, 1970. Mrs. Louise Kreutzer, Hunlley resident, present¬ ed a petition containing some 300 signatures, opposing the re-opening of the rendering plant located south¬ east of Huntley, adjacent to the Powder Park area. Mrs, Kreutzer mentioned that two additional peti¬ tions were out, and that it was an- Continucd on Page Two (.KFASK PLA.NT Fireworks Display To Be Discontinued There will be no fireworks thi.s yoar in Huntley it the K. P. Bakley residence. For the past twelve year-.. Mr. Bakley has provided a firework display for the entire community. However, due to tho hazardness of the explosives, he has discontinued the Independence Day celebration. Mr. Bakley started the display for his family and residents of the sub¬ division that he started in the 1950'3. For yeitrs, people from all ovoi- Huntley came and parked alone C hurch Street and other streets in the subdivision 'o watch the spectac¬ ular. Mr. Bakley regrets that ho cannot continue to provide tho demonstrations. Neighbors Help Friend In Need On Thursday, June 18th, fifteen thoughtful neighbors met at the John Selmarton farm, located ap¬ proximately four miles northwest of Huntley, to prepare his herd for auction. The neighbors were aware of the need to have the herd looking it's best, so although most of them were busy with their own farm work, they were willing to lend a hand. Mr. Selmarton was unable to con¬ tinue with the work involved in the care of the 100 head of dairy cows and 280 acres of farm land since the h)Ss of his partner-son about three FRIEND IN NEED Continued on Page Two The Huntley I.ions Club enter¬ tained Iheir wives and special guests at a joint installation and initia¬ tion night, Saturday, June 13, ct the Embers. Lion President Wilmer Rohlwing surrendeied his gavel tt> President-elect Eldon Pfaff during the cereonmy. Officers installed: President, Eldon Pfaff; First vice president, Howard Ruth; Second vice president, William Kuestner; Third vice president, Don McCul¬ lom; Secretary-treasurer, Mel Ewert- Tail-twister, Ed Meagher; Lion tam¬ er, Ed Hartman; and directors, Art Wicke, Gene Hardy, Roger Cole, and Jim Lane. Three new momt>ers were initiat¬ ed: James Huening, Dennis Rud¬ sinski and Louis Van Acker. In¬ stalling officer was zone chairman, Robert Wilkinson of Elgin. Highlight of the evening came when Lion Helm Thurow receive<l a standing ovation for his seven¬ teen years service as secretary- treasurer. Lion President Rohlwing presented him with an engraved Bulovia watch from club members.
|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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