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^e HUNTLEY "^^o^stde VOLUME 9 — NUMBER 47 THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 196<* — PHONE — 669-5b2) U No Answer 459-0998 8 PAGES MAn.ED AND DISTRIBUTED WSBKLT 7 ceals a co»> Hobo Dinner Highlights Pi<\ai^d above is the master and mistress of ceremonies at the Hobo Dkiner held hist Saturday evening, March 1, al Ihe First Congregtaional Church in Huntley. The show is produced by the Senior Choir of the church and fatnres a meal ibevi stew) and floor show lo raise funds for the choir pro jects. This year, as in years past, Ihc east played lo a sell out house at both performances. A western theme was used this year. .More pictures will appeai in next weeks Farmside, Park Board Meeting Due to tho I.cnieii s.-iison. the regular me^-ting ol the Hunlley Park Board wus held Fi-'uruiuy 25ih. 1%9, instead oi Febnmiy 2(lih. liffi'J. the regular imt-tinj,' nit',ht. The niect- ing was called lo order with Com¬ missioner Wasseisliass. I'iske. Tes¬ sendorf and Park Kngineer Sche¬ flow present. Commissioners Diel;c. Kilcy nnd .Xtlorney Cowlin uliscni. In the absence of President Kiley. Commissioner Piske acted as t-hair- man proiem of ihe meetina. The secretary was then asked to rcaci ihe minutes of the previous meet¬ ing. .January 24. l%ii. after whicii Commissioner Tessmdorf seconded by Commissi o n er Wasser¬ strass made a motion tu approve the minutes as read. Upon roll call. Commissioners present \otcd a>e. At this point, Commissioner Dieke ami .Miorney Cowlui eniered ihe meeting. Bills were presented as follows: Public Sei'vicc Power Co . $1.53. The chairman annouiKed ,luii only one petition had heen receixcd Continued on Page Seven 6 Day Easter School Vacation The Board of liducation for Hunt ley has announced the following change in the spring vacation dales. Vacation will start at the close of school on Wednesday. April 2. The, vacation period of four days are April 3-8. Classes will resume on Wednesday, April 9 at 8:30. The extended vacation is possible because it has not been necessary to use any of the emergency days which must be built into the sched¬ ule. The provision of an emergency day is governed by state law. A decision concerning the balance of the unused emergency days will be made at a later date. Vote March 15th On Referendun ,M;irch 1.3 has been selected as the dale for a referendum to increase Ihe tax rate of District 1,58. Essen- liulK. this referendum is the same as the December referendum which was defeated. If successful, the Board o( Kducation will be permitted to laise the maximum levy for the educational fund from $1.81 to $2.21 l)er .Slot!.(10 of assessed valuation. The referendum is necessary be¬ cause projections indicate that ex- l)enses will be $.10.M0.0O more than the income for the education fund. The previous school term saw ex- l)enscs exceed income for this fund 1)> $22,000.00. The slate law regulates the trans¬ ferring of monies from ono fund to another. As an example: the monies used to build the bus garage rould nut be transferred into the ediicnlional fund. ..\i the present time District 158 is leveiiig taxes for the following funds: Building. Bond and Interest. Illinois Municipal Retirement, Trans- pojaiion. Liability insurance and .Ir. College. Tlierc are nine levies axailable to District 1.58 bv which the Boaid crai receive funds by whicii to operate. The (-duc-uion fund will have the laigesi \olume and variety of trans- aclioiis charged to it of all ihc funds. Ivviiciuliturcs that must be charged to Ihis fund include the direct costs of ln^tluction, health, attendance, I u n c ll program, administration, some insurance, and fidelity bonds. Also included are the salaries of janitors, costs of fuel, lights, gas, water, telephone service, custodial « equipment, and supplies. I Revenues that must be credited ;' lo this fund includes educational tax ' levies, general state aid, textbook lenials. athletic admissions and lunch receipts program. The deficiate in the educational fund resulted from an increase in costs resulting from the general in¬ crease of costs experienced by ev¬ eryone. Increase in enrollment has caused more staff positions to be Continued on Page Six Sgt. Evans Gets Bronze Star Word has been received that Se>- geant E-5 Harley P. Evans. Jr.. a former resident of Huntley, has re¬ ceived the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement in Viet¬ nam. Harley is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harley Evans. Sr. of Macon. Mi.ssissippi. The citation read as follows: "The President of the United States of America has awarded the Bronze Star Medal lo .'Sergeant E-5 Harle\ P. Evans, .Ir for Mcritous Achievement in ground operations against hostil forces during the oeriod of February 1968 to February lOGS) in the Republic of Vietnam. He consistantly manifested exem¬ plary professionalism and iniative in obtaining outstanding results His rapid assessment of solution of numerous problems inherent in a eoinbat enviornment greatly en¬ hanced the .illied efToctivene.ss a- gainst a determined and aggressive enemy. Dispite many adversities, h(> invariably performed his duties in a resolute and efficient manner. Ener¬ getically apply his sound judge¬ ment and extensive knowledge, he has contributed materially to the successful accorviplishment of the TJflited StftWrlffiissiori Tn the Re¬ public of Vietnam. His loyalty dili¬ gence nnd devotion to duty were in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflect great credit upon himself and the United States Army." // The Boys Wore Skirts? Boy Pap Scout er Drive Tne Hunlley Boy Scouts are hold¬ ing a paper drive this Saturday, Mar. Sth. Papers may be left at the Han-y Hughes parking lot, corner of Dean Street road and Route 47, on Fri¬ day evening, Mar. 7th, after 6 p.m., or Saturday morning. Mar. Sth, be¬ fore 10 a.m.. where the truck will be available. Residents needing pickup service may call 669-5751 ayntime before Saturday. "I don't know what I'd do wimout my purse:" That's what you'll hear Rich Kuestner say as Barney in IF THE BOVS WORE SKIRTS. Barry Borhart playg Mali, the crusading pants-wearer and Dorothy Gray plays the pari of the shocked teacher shown above in one scene. This play and SCHOOL BUS ROMANCE plus in between acts shsU be presented by the HunUey High School Drama Club Thur»dn3i, Um^liei in Ihe grade school auditorium. For an evening of side-splitting fun, be sure to support this school activity by your attendance. This is the first play lo be presented in recent years. School Board Meeting The regular meeting of the Hunt¬ ley School board was held on Feb. 26th with all members present ex¬ cept Dr. Grau. A motion was made by Mr. Jirik seconded by Br. Bas¬ tian, to transfer $50.04 from the educational fund to the revolving fund. That passed 6 yea's, no nays. A motion was made by Mr. Jirik. seconded by Mr. Bastian, to approve of all four i-ecommendalions of the special education board to be voted on the ciffirmative side by the two representatives, representing Dis¬ trict 158. That motion passed, 5 yea's, 1 nay. Mrs. Thrun's vote be¬ ing Ihe nay. The board next discussed the 5th Contiaued on Page Three Annual Blue & Gold Banquet Cub Scout Pack 1G7. whch is spon¬ sored by the Congrejfational Church, hold its annual Blue and Gold Banquet February 27th at the churcb. Guests invited for the dinner included Mayor Brill, Chief of Police Nelsen and his wife. Rev. Frank and his family, Scout Mas¬ ter Wayne Donahue and the Boy Scouts of Troop 167. After Ihe pledge to the flag, Mr. Charles Lamb pave Ihe invocation. A delicious potluck diner was en- poycd by 145 scouts and families. Fillowing the dinner, Cubmaster Tom Swanson gave a talk on scout- injr spirit and Boy power Awards were then presented to I^ance Lamb (one year pin), David Hardy (one year pin), Billy May¬ nard (denner). Randy Behrens (as¬ sistant denner), Brian Te.ssmer (one year pin), Jeff Susanke (one year pin), David Lindsey (one year pin), and Tom Michelsen (two year pin). Den mother, Frieda Lamb receiv¬ ed a one year pin. Assistant den mothers are Marge Hujrhes and Shirley Clark. Mr. Swanson announced that the theme for March is Indian lore. The next pack meeting will be March 28th at which time the Pine¬ wood Derby will be held. The meet- was closed by all singing "This Little Cubbing Light" and Amer¬ ica. The winners ot tfae 1969 Americanism Essy Contest co-sponsored by the Illinois American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary attended the Aux¬ iliary meeting on March Srd. At that time each winner read his/her essay to his/her parents and the Auxiliary members. Each winner received a cash award. The subject for the contest yrm "How Can I Best Serve My Countory?" The winners pictured above are: 1st Row — Regina Manning, Ernest Jonea, Cathy Thrna. 2nd Row — Cindy McCollum, John Weltstn, Judy Dreadel. NOTICE • There will be a general meeting of the Huntley Music Boosters in the school cafeteria on Tuesday, Mar. Ilth, at 7:30 p.m.
|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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