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^e HUNTLEY s^"«rfe VOLUME 19 — NUMBER 22 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 196» — PHONE — •89-Mtl II Na Aawaer W MM sciROOit nL& ranfrLSY high school H«priiE¥> IhU ^Sui-^.' ¦ !.-.»¦:; ^.I**.---- 10 PAGES iaAfi.ir.n AND DISTRIBUTED WEEBLV 7 oeati par e$fj Sept Village Board Meeting The regular meeting of the Huntley Village Board will be held on Thursday, September 4th in the board room of the village hall. Trustees Enstrom O'Connor. Fitzi, Olhaber, Ackman and Staab were IH-esent as was Mayor Brill, Clerk Enstrom and Attorney William Caldwell Jr., who was there in place of his brother, Michael Cald¬ well, Village Attorney. No one was absent Following the reading of the minutes, treasurers report and pay ing of the bills, the board recog¬ nized Mr. Caldwell, who presented an ordinance (published elsewhere in this paper) which will impower the McHenry County Heal^ De¬ partment to inspect eating establish ments and taverns in Huntley. T?iis ordinance includes jJaces where drinks are served, grocery stores and other retail establishments which sell food for human consum¬ ption on or off the premises. Trus¬ tee Leonard Ackman stated he thoocbt that anyplace «4iich had a public washroom should4Xs also Sn- 9pef»e6, The board <lid not take action <m Mr. Ackman's suggestion. Mayor Brill informed the board that according to the Ulinois Bur¬ eau (rf the Budget, Huntley can expect the extra sales tax money to come in December and state income tax money in October.. Mr. Caldwell next presented the board with an addition to the ap¬ propriation ordinance. This is also published elsewhere in this news¬ paper. The board next discussed the water situation on Route 47. Percy Swanson of the Street Department was recognized. Mr. Swanson es¬ timated that there is only a 6 or 8 inch drain tile going underneath Rt 47 to handle water near 4th Street. After heavy rains water stand in this location flooding the highway and residents yards, llie Village Board is calling in the engineers to investigate the situat¬ ion. Therer being no further business, the meeting was adjourned. School Report Huntley Schools report 796 stu¬ dents have enrolled, an increase of 8 pupils. The junior high has grown by 18 students over last year, with 189 in grades 6-8. Enrollment K-8 is 598, an increase of seven. The high school enrollment is up one. Present enrollment is 198. Last spring the projection indicated an enrollment of 215. In grades K-8, there are 14 more girls than boys, but in high school the boys out number tte girls by 23. Kindergarten figures show the largest decrease in ennrflment, with 54 kindergartens this year as com¬ pared to 74 last fall. 1969 Enrollment figures: K-54; 1-70; 2-65; 3-74; 4-76; 5-70; 6-74; 7-60; and 8-55. Total bf 598. 9-54; 10-64; 11.39 and 12-41. Total of 196. Trophy Presented to Huntley High School Board Meeting The regula- monthly meeting of the Huntley BoarJ of Education was held last Monday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Present were President Jirik, Mi's Mackeban, Mr. Bein. Mr. Stading. as we'l as school Sup- perintendent Mark.s ^nd grade sdiool principal, Mr. Banks. A motion was made by Mr. Bas¬ tian, seconded by Mr. Bein to pay the necessary bills. The motion carried 4 yea's, 1 p-'ss, Mrs. Mack¬ eben making the pass vote. Mr. Richard Jacobs was present at the meeting. Mr. Jacobs is pres¬ ident of W. W. Rice Company, which handles the majority of the school's insurance. Mr. Jacobs was present at the meeting to explain to the board the coverage whidi they had and to answer questions. Mr. Jacobs next informed the board that the insurance rate on the school had not increased since 1964. He was asked by the board, his opinion of setting up a board of brokers to review the insurance at the school. Mr. Jacobs said that he did not thing this was feasible because there was just not enough commission to warrant four men siting down at a board. Mr. Jacobs stated that all insurance companys reinsure a certain amount of tbe business they hanc8«. In tihe past this was done with Lloyds of Lon¬ don. However, Lloyds of London for the most part, have wittdrawn from the United States, due to the hurricanes and the riots. He said there are three things to consider when purchasing insurance. Num¬ ber one. service and price. They turn the values every year and form the fire engineering for the school. As far as price, Mr. Jacobs stated that his company was as competive as anybody could be. Mr. Jacobs Stated that HunUey was dated No. 7 with insurance c(»npan- ies for fire protection. He said they were rated No. 7 on a 10 rating scale. He said the higher the num- Continaed on Page Five Trophy presented to Huntley "High School Union Special Machine Co. pre¬ sented a scholarship trophy to the Huntley High School on Sept. 5, 1969. This large walnut trophy was presented to Mr. Leray Marks, Superintendent of the Hunt¬ ley Contmiunity High Sriiool, by Mr. W. G. Burmei*ter, Employ¬ ment Manager, on behalf of Un¬ ion Special Machine Company. The trophy has the names, inscribed on brass plates, of all the graduating students who have received a mon¬ etary scholarship grant from Union Special. TTie inscription on the base of the trophy reads as fol¬ lows: Union Special believes money spent on education represents tfie t)est investment we can make . . . an investment in the future of America. These scholarship awards rqjresent an investment in the young Americans whose names are inscribed hereon." This trophy will remain on display at the high school and each year brass plates will be added with the names (rf the scholarship recipients. Union ^jecial has given scholar¬ ship- grants to the Huntley High School since 1965 to be given to graduating seniors who plan to at¬ tend an accredited college. These recipients are (diosen by the Hunt¬ ley High School faculty. The num¬ ber of graduates receiving the award is also determined by the high school and this year their were five recipients. This year, for the first time, the rec^)ients were given not only the monetary scholai-ship, but a small trophy which is very similar to the large tr(^y to the high school. The award winners were presented these trophies and sdiolar^p awards on August 23, 1969 Tlie nantes of these recipients and their future plans are as follows: Charles Go^, who will be attending Mon¬ mouth College where he vdll majot- in Physical Education; Daniel Dam¬ myer, will attend Elgin Community College and major in Accounting; Diane Hellmuth, will attend Mc¬ Henry County College and major in Accounting; Robert Wicke,- will attend Bradley University and ma¬ jor in Law: Deborah Eckman. will attend Elmhurst College and ma¬ jor in Music Education. Union Special Machine Company is proud and pleased to be able to assist these young people in con¬ tinuing their education. NOTICE The Boy Scouts will hold a paper drive on October Ilth Village Store Has New Owner Mr. William Buck announced this week that b* has aoid the VfUage Store, formeriy Buck's Pharmacy, to Mr. James Nofaui from E3gln nttaois. Mr. Nolan, for the past 30 years, has been a sales reiffeaeiit«tlT;( for McKesson & Bobbins, a drag company which supplies drug stares in the* area. He will continue with this duties with the company as well as ap€rat>- ing the store. Mr. N^an has a wife, Lois. Mrs. Nolan will assame the re^NMsibllify of general manager of the store. They Imve six ehiUrai: twin glrla, Vwt and Pam, 8; Vicky, 12; Jeff, 15; Judy, 17; and Mark, 19. ThcQT hope to Inercwe tte stock at tfae VUlage Stmt witt aumy Items ol interest to the local commuBlty. i Regular Park Board Meeting The regular meeting of the Hunt ley Park Board was held August 27, 1969 at 8:00 P.M. The Presldwit called the meeing to order and noted Commissioners Diecke, Picke, Parisek and Tessendorf present as well as Park Engineer Sdieflow. Those absent being Commissioner Kiley and Attorney Cowlin. The minutes of the previous meeting were read after which a motion was made by Commissioner Deicke, seconded by Commissioner Tessendorf to approve the minutes as read, and upon roil call, all com¬ missioners present voted aye and the minutes were approved. The Treasurer's report was then read. It showed a balance in the checking account of $18,499.73 at July 1, 1969, bills paid $676.17, leaving a balance of (12,823.66. She reported that a refund from the Internal Revenue Deporement for FICA taxes paid in error was de¬ posited in August in the amount of $8.64. A motion was made by com¬ missioner Piske, seconded by Com¬ misioner Parasek to approve the Treasurer's Report as read and upon roll call, all commissioners voted aye and the outtioo tmniti. Bills were presented. 4. motion was made i>y ifrs. Tessendorf, sec oneded by Commissioner Pislw to approve the payment of the above bills and upon roll call, all commis¬ sioners, present, voted aye and the motion carried. The President then re(X>gnized Comnvssioner Tessendorf, who made reports as follows: The State Bank of Huntley was offering a new type (rf savings account called tlie Golden Passbook Savings whidi offered 5% interest paid quarterly. A motion was made by Mn. Tess¬ endorf, seconded by CommiasionMr 'Parisak, to transfer our current savings account into this 6% Savings as soon as possible after September 15, and upon roll call, all commis¬ sioners present voted aye and the motion carried. The treasurer was instructed to transfer the monies as soon after September 15th inter¬ est was paid on current account. She next brought to the Board's attention the fact that aince there was monies availaMe in the Park District's recreational Fund, Mr. Glen Ddancy had offered to help set up some kind of activity for rec- CoBtianed oa page three Where is Trixie? Where is Trixle? Where k my little dog? Where is TrixieT Alvin (Neimer, Coyne Station Road in Huntley was still looldng for Trixle, a 9% year old female blade and white terrior. At 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, he re¬ tumed bome from taUng his wife to the Lake In tbe Hills to see tfaeir daughter. As he came to fais resid¬ ence he saw a darit htm Chsvxalet in tile yard. He bodcM into the driveway and the car took'off tOtt a shot. . . Nieoieyer after it "Went 75 miles an hcnir" be uii, "but It seemed lOce I was staoding stilL The car outdistanced him and lie retumed bome to find his ecdor TV missing also Trfxie. "1 don't care so much alwtit tiie TV", he said, but I do waat Trixle. He went on to s«y <fa«t ilie Uttte dog was trained a|id like ooe of tlie family. She had been penaod ia ti)e i«tli bule of the home bebre tfae NW- meii* left faotM.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
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