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^e HUNTLEY ^a/tmside VOLUME 10 — NUMBER 35 THURS., DECEMBER 11, 1969 — PHONE — 8e»-9621 U No Annrer 49».0998 10 PAGES MAii f.r^ AND DISTRIBUTED WEEKLV 7 cents per copy Notice Huntley schools will be dismissed for vacation at 2:00 p.m. on Tues¬ day, December 23rd. Buses will leave shortly after dismissal for the return trip. Vacation will end on Monday, January Sth. Classes will resume at the usual time on the Sth. Regular Village Board Meeting The regular meeting of the Hunt¬ ley Village Board was held last Thursday, December 4th in the boardroom of the Village Hall. Trustees Ackman, O'Connor, En¬ strom, Olhaber. Fitzi, Staab and Clerk Enstrom present. President Mayor Brill and Attorney Caldwell absent. In the absence of President Brill, Trustee Enstrom was elected president pro-tem. A motion was made by Ackman. seconded by O'Connor to pay the bills. Upon roll call, all trustees pres¬ ent voted aye. and the motion car¬ ried. A motion was made by Olhaber, seconded by Staab to approve the minutes as read. Upon roll call, all trustees present voted aye, and the motiwi carried. A motion was made by O'Cormor, seconded by Staab to forward the bids to the village engineers for in¬ spection and approval. Upon roll call, all trustees present voted aye and the motion carried. Upon opening of the bids, the fol¬ lowing information was noted: Contract B — Well Pump Bill Boetsch—Crystal Lake $7280 Lane Western — Aurora $6360 Wehling Well Works. Beecher, 111. $7700 Egerer-Galloway $8839 M. P. Schneller $7072 J. P. Miller $7570 The contract for the well pump was awarded to the low bid, lane Western. Contract C — Well House Bakley Constniction $14,865 Zimmerman & Kahler $16,543 The contract for the Well House was awarded to Bakley Const, for low bid. Contract D — Elevated Tank Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. $126,820 Universal Tank $112,210 Chicago Bridge and Iron $113,320 The contract for the elevated tank was awarded to the low bid, Uni¬ versal Tank. Contract E — Water Main (12 inch) E. N. Milan $88,500 Freeport Blacktop $72,000 Zimmerman & Kahler $61,839 M & S Construction $74,995 Marich & Son 92,308 Lakeland Ccnstr. $79,413.02 The contract for the 12 inch water main was awarded to Zimmennan & Kahler who had low bid. There will be a special meeting of the village board Thursday, Dec. Ilth to discuss the raising of the ^'ater rates in the village to heip finance the new well. Huntley at the present time, is the lowest paying village in the county. NOTICE The December meeting of tho Huntley Park Board will be held on Wednesday, December 17th instead of Wednesday December 24th due to Christmas Eve. The meeting will be held in the Village Hall and will commence at 7:30 pjn. Huntley's Christmas Park Some Don't Hare Grade School The Right Spirit Annual Program Mr. Bud W(>bcr, Chairman of the Huntley Christmas Decoration Funds coniributpd by Iluntley citi¬ zens and friends of Huntloy are up. Mr Weber reported that not all the money collected by the committee was Used to purchase decorations this year, but will be put in an oc- couiii for purchasing additional dec¬ orations in subsequent years. Con¬ tributions are still being received in the Huntley Decorating Fund. Following is a list of decorations purchased by the committee so far and where they are placed: 1-10 ft. lighted cross canes. Atop water lower. 3-10 ft. Candy canes—on light poles on Main St., between wood- stock and Church Streets. 4 Choral singers,—standing by the blue spruce bought by the com¬ mittee. 1 Lighted Santa Claus—In the Bandstand • 4 Outdoor wreaths and bows (Used to decorate bandstand) 12 lengths of outdoor garlands, surroud the bandstand and tree 4 Weatherproof flood lights —on tree and singers. 250 feet of balsam ropping — around telephone poles. 5 5-ft. Balsam wreaths—around candy canes and poles. 2 ft. lighted gold star—on lop of bandstand. 8 sets of outdoor lights, to be l)laced on bandstand, weather pcr- niittinn'. The spray is not completed, due to weather conditions. All materials except balsam rope and balsam wreaths are made up especially for outdoor use and will be used as many times as possible. Materials were purchased from City & Suburban Decorationg in Elmhurst. The decorating commit¬ tee is mado up of Bud Weber, Wayne Miller, Chuck Lamb and Don McCullom. Holiday Postal Hours For tho convenience of Huntley residents, the Huntley post office will havo its stamp and parcel post windows open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays from now through De¬ cember 23rd. On Saturday, Dec. 13, and Satur¬ day, Dec. 20th, service windows will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. To give your Christmas parcels and cards that added boost. Post¬ master Richard Michelsen reminds all patrons to always include the ZIP Code in all addresses. Chief Richard Nelson of the Hunt¬ ley Police Department reports that a rash of stealing of Christmas tree light bulbs and other decorations has broken out in the Huntley com- numity. The Huntley Police Chief stated that 30 lights were stolen from a large Christmas tree in front of the ChrLs Kahl home on Church Street. 21 lights were taken from the Herb Eggers home on Main Street and decorations were stolen from the Elburn Ackman residence at the corner of Main and Grove Streets. In addition, one of ihe new candy canes purchased by the Hunt¬ ley Christmas Decorating Commit¬ tee was torn from its pole at the cor¬ ner of Main and Church. Chief Nelson stated that the steal¬ ing and mischief seems to be cini- centrated in the Church, Grove, Myrtle section of Huntley. He con¬ tinued that other communities in the area have had similar thefts and vandalisms in previous years. Plan Annual Christmas Show Ihe combined choirs and Bell Choirs of the Congregational Church will present their annual Christmas Concert at the church Sunday eve¬ ning, Dec. 14. at 8 p.m. The Chancel Choir will present "Drummer Boy," "Alleluia, Christ Is Born," "Three French Carols,"' and Joyous Christmas Song." Familiar carols will be played by all bell choirs including "Carol of the Bells," and "Bell Jubiiee.' Mrs. Ann Tirk will be featured as soloist in "Three Fench Carols." Directors and assistants are: Ann Michelsen, Pam Isenhart, Boots Parisek, Eleanor Pickens. Belle Os¬ trander, and Nancy Johnson. Helen Marlowe will serve as organist. Refreshments will be served in the social hall immediately following the concert. The public is invited. Snow Report The village sanitation depart¬ ment reports that a tital of 6'/^ in. of snow fell in an eight hour per¬ iod last Saturday night and Sun¬ day in the first measurable storm of the season. Percipitation records are kept by the Village Sanitation Department on a daily basis. Percy Swanson, head of the Huntley street department asks re¬ sidents to keep their automobiles off the streets, if possible, from 2:00 am to 6:00 pm on days when snow falls over 1 inch to enable him to remove the accumulation. According to village ordinance it is illegal to park an automobile on the Huntley streets except for a duration of hi hour from 2:00 am to 6:00 am on any date. Chorus To Go Caroling The Huntley High schol band and chorus members will go caroling in the village on Monday, Dec. 22nd, at 6:30. If there is a shut-in you would especially like remembered, please call 669-5217. The carolers will return to the school for refresh¬ ments afterwards. Ihe Annual Grade School Christ¬ inas Program will be held in the Huntley Grade School gym on Wed¬ nesday evening al 8 p.m.. Decem¬ ber 17th. All gndcs from kindergarten through eighth grade will take part in some .vay in the program. The program will be under the direction of Mr. Don Hicks, English instructor: Mr. William Leggee. vo¬ cal music director. Mr. Homy Woz¬ niel, band diicctor. Be sure to put this date on your calendar as you will not want to miss seeing and hearing these stu¬ dents perform. Fire Calls Firemen were called last Fri¬ day at approximately 5:00 p.m. to a grassfire at the corner of Wood¬ stock Street and North Street. The firemen extinguished the blaze without difficulty. On Saturday night at approxi¬ mately 6 pm the siren blew sum¬ moning Firemen to a false alarm at the school. Vo-Ag Offers Adult Classes Vo-Ag instructor Kwain announces that plans arc now in effect for the 1970 classes. Mr. Kwain will soon mail questionaires out to previous students in hope that the interest for the various course possibilities can be accurately predicted. There will be but one course of¬ fered this year on Tuesday eve¬ nings beginning in January and last¬ ing for seven weeks. Course title suggestions are Igni¬ tion Testing, Electrical Wiring and Welding. There will be no tuition but a slight materials fee might be charged as in the case of welding. Mr. Kwain asks that any person interested in enrolling for a course contact him before the first of the yeaso that the decision can be made in time as to which course will he offered. Holiday Tournament North Boone has been paired wath Huntley in the Annual Marengo Holiday Tournament. The North Boone game will be played Friday, December 26 at 7:00 P.M. Following the Huntley-North Boone game, host Marengo will play Genoa-Kingston at 8:30. Saturday the losers of the Friday night games will play at 6:15 P.M. Lower bracket teams Hiawatha and Shatbbona game is at 7:45. Elgin Academy and Hebron meet at 9:15. Previous winners have been — 1950, Winnebago; 1951, Harlem, Rockford; 1952, Harlem; 1953, South Beloit; 1954, Hampshire; 1955, Harlem; 1956, Hampshire; 1957, South Beloit; 1958. Marengo; 1859, Harvard; 1960, Hampshire; 1961. 1962, 1963, 1964, Woodstock; 1965, Harvard; 1966, Marengo; 1967, Mar¬ engo; 1968, Hampshire.
|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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