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:; A'•'-**"'"'""* ^' :^ gk ..'*'¦> VOLUME 9 — NUMBER 50 THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 1969 — PHONE — 6e9-S«» If Ne Answer 49»499« ^akm^ld^ I 9CiH00L FM® WWITftEY llfQH SCHOOL IRfUftSIV ILL ¦LsajStt,,,, 10 PAGES MAOfie AND DISTRIBUTED WBKLT School Board Meeting The bi-monthly meeting of the Huntley School Board was held last Monday, March 24, in the board room at the high school with all members present. A motion was made by BiU Bein. seconded by Mr. Bastian, to allo¬ cate $50 from the music scholar¬ ship fimd for use for music camp. The board next discussed the men teachers' contracts who are eligible tor selective service. The board dis¬ cussed the pros and cons of giving each of these teachers contracts, in order to permit them to acquire a deferment. In order to get such a deferment, an eligible teacher must have such a contract. The board next discussed excused and imexcused absences for dental and doctor appointments. Dr. Grau stated, 'Then try to take care of all the kids who ought to be taken care of after school and on Satur¬ day. I'd be a millionaire if I worked after school until 10:00 p.m." The board tabled this discussion till a later meeting. The board next recognized Mr. Marvin Birchfield, consultant for die recent Education Fund Refer¬ endum. Mr. Birchfield canvassed the votes with the board men^rs. TTiis was done at the recommenda¬ tion of William Bein, Jr. The canvas revealed a total of 395 votes were cast with two spoiled ballots, 222 yes votes and 171 no. Mr. Bein informed the board that the new tax rate is $2.21, an increase of 40 cents over $1.81 rate per $100 as¬ sessed valuation. Mr. Birchfield added that this would be a 1969 levy, collected in 1970. This means tbat the landowners will not be pay¬ ing the higher tax tmtil 1970. A mo¬ tion was made by Mr. Jirik, see- Continued on Page Three Notice Spring Vacation Spring vacation for the students at the Huntley school will nm from April 3rd throug April Sth. Lions Plan PancakeDay "Pancakes for Profit" is the gen¬ eral theme being used by all mcm- t»ers of the Himtley Lions Club to prwnote the sale of tickets to their "Big Aum Jemima Pancake Day," planned for April 20. between the hours of 8 a.m. and 1;00 p.m. The general chairman of this worthwhile fund-raising promotion, Mr. Wayne Miller, announced that all proceeds derived from the Pan¬ cake Day will be used for the Hunt¬ ley Medical Center. He further stat¬ ed, "The Quaker Oats Con:H>any, the makers of Aunt Jemuna Pan¬ cake mix and syrup is assisting the organization to achieve its goal. We were informed by the mammfth food processing company that thaae Pancake Days have helpel orgjm- izations such as ours to raise over $6,000,000 for charitable purposes durmg Ute past few years." Mr. MiUer made the comment Diat, no one is expected to gp home iMUVgry. Members of the Lions CTub will be on hand to serve a delicious meal of Aunt Jemina Pancakes and Syrup . . . "All You Can Eat," for the ticket price. Hey dad, why not plan to take mom out of the kitchen for the day and bring her and the kids to this gala event. It promises to satisfy appetites of everyone and provide fun for the entire family. The Pancake Day will be held at the Huntley Fire Barn. A large crowd is expected to attend. Tickets can be purchased in advance from any Lions Club member. Annual F.F.A. Banquet Legion Gives Swings To Deicke Park Pictared above is Mr. Robert Schults, Commander of the Huatley Amer¬ icaa Legion, presenting a check to Mr. Mike Kiley. President of die Hnntiey Park Board, for $259. to purchase playground equipment including a 6-8eat swing set for tbe Deicke Park. Hie money waa donated in observance of the SUth Anniversary of the American Leglan. A complete story of tlie Park Board's pnblk meeting, at which diiH preaaatadon was made, wffi appear fai next week's issiie of the Farmside. Top picture above is Chuck Ruth with state FFA Presideni, Don Lehman. Pictured above, bottom, is Mr. Jack Tures, being presented a plaqoe naming him as this year's Honorary Chapter Farmer. I The annual FFA banquet wasi held last Saturday, March 22 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, with 23^.^ boys present. A delicious beef din- ^" ner was prepared by the Ladies' Aid of the Lutheran Church and was served by the FHA chapter of the school. Following the meal, re¬ ports were given by members of the class. Minutes of the last meeting were read by Fred Hoffman, secretary of the FFA. Jim Drafall gave the treasurer's repon. Next, Hall Shott gave a report on the 1968 Sec. 6 FFA Fair held at Belvidere. Following this, Dennis Strickland gave a report from the livestock committee. A land plot report was given by Greg Bundgard. V4 V* After the reports, Mr. Dennis Kwain, Adviser for the FFA. took the podium and gave out the follow¬ ing awards-, the greenhand award, which is earned by a boy who is actively involved in a vocational agricultural course, has a super¬ vised, experience program, is fam¬ iliar with the rules and regulations of the FFA and is familiar with the creed. The fallowing boys re¬ ceived the greenhand award, which is symbolized by a pin made of bronze. They are: Chuck Emesti, Allan Rath, Marty Koppen, Dennis Diedrick, John Shott, Tom Korwin, Ron Botterman, Tom Modaff, Jim Spiniolas, Keitii Maynard, Glenn Borhart, Bill Smith, Don Patterson and Bill Ruth. The awards were given out for the chM>ters farmer's degree. This is the highest degree that the local FFA chapter can give to a boy. lliis award is given to boys who have been engaged in an active FFA iM^ject. The award was giv¬ en to Ron Tinberg and Hal Sbott. Mr. Kwain next gave out the sec¬ tional award to the representative active in the public speaking con¬ test this year who was Allen Haffer- kanqi. Next Mr. Kwain gave out addi¬ tional sectional awards, the Founda¬ tion awards. These are given out to boys in their junior year, who have satirfactorily connileled a year of records on the project for which he is competing. Jim Drafall received the award for dairy pro¬ duction. Jim Bakley received a foundation award in sheep produc¬ tion. He was absent, however, from the FFA banquet. Next on the agenda, was Mr. Jack Tures, president of the agricultural advisory council. Mr. Tures present¬ ed the pins to the FFA officers. The Grafton Township s\ipervisor. Mr. Howard Ruth, next presented the chapter with an award for their work in conservation and commend¬ ed Tom Korwin for his presenta¬ tion at the McHenry County Con¬ servation annual meetings. Awards were given to two men who wero not present at the ban¬ quet this year; Mr. Henry Marlowe and Dr. John Ostrander. These awards arc given to men who have contributed greatly to the prog¬ ress of the state foundation. Fol¬ lowing this, Allen Hafferkamp pre¬ sented the Honorary chapter farm¬ er's degree to Mr. Jack "Tures. Mr. Kwain next recognized the people who had successfully com¬ pleted tho adult education courses in welding and ignition testing. Next, Chudc Rutt, a former FFA president, now attending the Uni¬ versity of Illinois, studying agri¬ culture, introduced the FFA state president, Dan Lehmann of Pleas¬ ant Plaias, 111. Dan graduated high school last year and is devoting full time to being the state president of the FFA in Illinois. He plans to at¬ tend the University of nihiols. The president gave a veiy interesting speech. He said that the FTA ban¬ quet was designed to recognize two Continued on Page lliree The Early April Fools Are Here It's time again for our P.T.A. Early April Fools Show coming this Saturday, March 29 at 0:00 in the elementary sdiool gymnasium. Tickets will be avaUable at the door the night of the show and at Don's Super-Value and Hehieman Hdwe. Our students need better books with which to study and leam and for the Sake of a coatfiete edDca> tion for our children let's nudce this show a leal success, to pay for the books for the Grade Sdiool Library and give our children the education we want them to have. We're not going to mention who's in the show or the theme of the show. Come Sat¬ urday night and be surprised and entertained. There will be a dress rehearsal for our show cast and advertising cast on Friday, March 28, at 7:30 in the elementary school gym. Two File For School Board Position Mr. Ernest Stading Jr., secretary of the board of education, an¬ nounced this week that two petitions had been filed to fill the two posi¬ tions for elections on the board- These petitions were ffled by Miss Ida Mackeben and Mr. Ron Jirik, incumbents. The last day for filing petitiwis was Saturday, March 22nd. The school tward election is April 12th. 3 Phase Farm Electricity Program A 3-phase Farm Electric Program for farmers is scheduled for Mon¬ day evening, March 31, 7:30 p.m., at the Farm Bureau Atjditorium in Woodstock. V* V* The McHenry County Cooperative Extension Service has arranged for Owen Fordham of Commonwealth Edison Company to present s-phase electric costs, service features of 3-phase electricity and its availa¬ bility to farmers. A panel of farmers who have 3- phase electricity will explain how they use it. TTie panel consists of Robert Nichols, Robert Stoxen, Irvin Walters, Tom Nichols and Lawr¬ ence Jdinson. Buck Pharmacy Open Again Buck Prahmacy reopened for busi¬ ness last Maaitiy, Mandi 24. Ibe store has been doeed sinoc H was gutted by fire oo January 6. The interior of the store bas been elMigated to enable Mr. 'BaA to stock a greater selection of mer¬ chandise. The entire floor has been covered with green tweed waaii- wear carpeting. Mr. Buck wishes to thank tiie Huntley post olfice emi^ees and the other merdiants, as wdl as tiie people of Huntley, for didr assist¬ ance and patience during ttie inter¬ im since die fire.
|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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