The Huntley Farmside
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^ HUNTLEY ^^'^ VOLUME 16 — NUMBER 14 THURaOAY, JULY 3, 1976 - PEONS — MMOl — if Na Aaswar 4SM998 ar 4S»-14M 203 E. UMN ts ssaas iiiif¥t!^ rgAXMaeiMAUk huntlet sHfcn iMt 15c PER OOPT Flag Burning June 29 Jidy 5th throu 12 — Noi-thw^j^xl Sununer Cap. July 14 — Troop Meeting. July 21 —Troop meeting. July 28 — Troop meeting. Governor Dodgo Campout Twelve sccxits and three leaders enjoyed one of the best camp-outs so far at Go\ernor Dodge, Wiscon¬ sin July 21, 22, 23. Shane Jordi, Guy Dedina, Mark Bjom, Tim Swanson, Tony KoAvin, Jim and Joe Apolecky, Roger Graff. Doug Will, John Staab, Keith Dobralinsky, Mike Grechis, with Don DeDina, Al Jorda and Dave Bjom hiked swam, and enjoy- t J t ie sunshine. Northwoods! Medical forms are now turned in and 16 txjys and three leaders will be makii^ the 350 mile trip to Water»nect, Michigan on July 6th Cami^lre Court of Honor Scouts and there families enjoyed a pot luck sus^er Jaid a campfire Coort of Honor on Monday, June 23rd. Four new scouts were inducted into the troop during tbe Court of Honor. Bill Winioh, Mike Grechis, Joe Gau, and John Staab were wei- oomed as new troop members. Advanoeiment were: Roger Graff, 2nd claiis; Dave Seav«r», 1st dass; Greg'g DeDina, Star; Tkn Swanson, Star. Bronze Palm Tony Korwin became tte second scout in Tixjop 167's history to earn the Bronze Pabn. Clongrsituil^aont Tony. Gold Palm Shane Jordi made history for the troop by completing 5 more merit badges to earn the Gold Palm. His badges included photography, In¬ dian lore, firemanship, pluqibing, emergency preparedness. The Huntley American Legion heid a flag 'burning ceremony last Sanday, May 29th in front of the Legion Home. The purpose of the ceremony is to dispose of unaervico- able flags f our country n an hon¬ orable way. Hedy Leonard, bicen¬ tennial chairman explained to those present that unserviceable filags should not be hrown into the gar¬ bage, mutilated or burned in a ro- fluge incinerator as this was no pro¬ per. The ceremony consisted f a salute to the ftags to be destroyed. This was iiccomplished by the low- erinj? of the post flag to half mast, the salute by the firing squad of the 4-,H King and Queen Candidates These 4-H members who make up the 1975 McHenry County 4-H King and Queen Com't. Iliey have been outstanding in their work, be it 4-H, sdiool. or com¬ munity activities. Ed Vcgts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Vogts, Woodstock; David Ainger, son of Mr. arul Mrs. Alan Amger, Hebron; Ben Jacobs, Jr., ison of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Jacobs, Sr., Ringwood; David Gieseke, son (rf Mt. and Mrs. Glen Gieseke, Crystal Lake; Jim Harrer, son of Mr. and Mrs. .Joe Harrer. McHenry; Jack Hardt, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hardt, Wood¬ stock; Deb Utech, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Utech, Cry*al Lake; Doraia Swanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Swanson, Woodstock; Diane KiAimain, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kuhlman, Hebron; Saily Harri¬ son,, daughtei- of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Harrison, Greenwood; Jean Slater, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ooiin Slater, Cary; Sue Borhart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Boriiart, HunOey. Tbey have listed what 4-H has meant to them from the time tlhey were 9 years old, when they first enter«d their aounals k> llie 4-H fair to tbeir last year in REPA File Complaint "nie Rutland Environmental Pro- Ammoan Legion and taps played *«**«" Association announced Thurs- by members of the Huntley school ^y ^^t ^^ has filed a complamit band. Mr. William LeGee sang our ^^^ the Illinois Pollution Control national anthem accompanied by Board against Family Leisure Cen- Mts. Arnold Chesak. The flags to ^^' developers of a prc^wsed lOOO be destroyed were dipped in a flam- a«"e amusement park m northwest- able liquid and burnt in a proper ^™ ^-^^^ County. . manner. This was supervised by Ro- Th« complaint, filed jomtly by bert Eckman of the American Le- "^ Rutland EPA and Citizens for a K-ion. The flag burnings are con- ^tter Environment, charges Fam- duoted penodicidly by tho American % Le'swe Centers, a sut>sidiary of Legion. Anyone havin ga flag which the Taft Broadcasting Corporation, is no longer serviceable, may de- ^^ Cincinnati, Ohio, with threaten- posit it at the Post Home to be in^g *h« depletion of groundwater disposed of properly at a future levels in tWs northern niinois area, (j^tp The complaint follows two years of activity by the recently incorpor¬ ated Rutland EPA, a neighborhood organizartion, dedicated to stopping 4-H, when they Siad learned how ^he coiisti-uction of the huge ttieme to i-aiso top dairy cattle and P^i*. ^hich Rutlmid EPA spokes- teaching others. "'^'^ <^^ "ill-conceived,,' located at the ntersection of Interstate 90 and "I '^ C Ti.'*,4\^ri Jlouite 47, four miles 'south of the l^O Dirtnuay town of Huntiey. This complaint. Many have responded to the Hum ^^«^ T^rsday morning, reflects the ley Historical c^mittees i^est ^TJI^.^T^f .t. ^''^' t"^ f„, ^x.^ „ A } c ~« 1. * and residents of tbe area who pre¬ fer pictures and information about j.^^^ j t ^ j » - *«,.v;, u.,^~ ^ * ~ J u i_ -ij diet the depletion and oontamina- their homes, farms and old build- .. , j_ j.._ _ u jjj tion of groundwaiter resources by However, much more is needed so ^» ,._ '.i ^-i j i„^ _ v *i, that all the history of Hmitley can „ ^, ^^"'U^^ ^^Tr. ^,-^t be put into ihe booklet that wfll be ^"^'^^^T^^i^lff^^ ^^^^ published in connection with the ^^"^^^^y <^als and the Taft celebration of Hmitley^s 125th birth- ?f°^^*^i ,«r?L*^'5 x^ J*? day in August of 1976 ^'^'* Court, I6th Judicial Distwct, If you have not sent your family ^^^V^g "L"^'^*'* ^l history or contacted the committee l^^^^f"^^^^ ^^' ^"«f ^^ pereonaUy, pk-aso fiU out the follow f^f^J?°"f ^V\? consultants h^ed ing form and mail to: P.O. Box 53, ^ f" ^^ !^ ^^ "^"^ ^<^* Huntley, Illinois 60142 or contact ^ ^"^ ^^?^ Planning and Zon- Louise Kreutaer, chairman of the "« '^''f^. ^»^® P^'v °«^ 125th Anniversary. ''"^ and m some instances non- ' existent. Family Name Awaiting results of tbe March, When Family Came to Huntley 1975, court appeal, the Rutland EPA is seddng a review of its charges •'^'•^^ • • • • of zoning ordinance vicdatioos, and Date Your House was B«Ut violation of due process by Kane Qj. County officials. Attorneys for the Date your farm was laid out ^^'^ ^^' ^<^^^^ ^?^ (Abstract and Deed information if ^^?^ ^ ^l"^"".' ™*«^' <*tauv available) teatimony showmg that one oowft- Do yoa have old pictures for book- ^y offidal who end««edJie amuse¬ ment pairk was emjJioyea by Fam- Age of Oldest Living Relaitive .... iiy Centers in devetopment wori tm the amusejaeat park. Queen For Huntley Events Te Be Chosen Young ladies of Hunttey area are invited to ertter tihe contest to choose a Queen to reign for the special Bi-Centemiial events and the 125h AnrriveitBeffy cele^rration 'wUcfa wili take plaoe during tJie coming year. Mrs. Dave CNdbam wiU chaaftnan the contest and ruies and further information can be had by calling her at 669-5204. AppiicaBts mu.st be from 16 to 20 years of age, aij^e and be a resident of the Huntley area. She must also be avaSable for Bi-Cen¬ tennial events an dto reign over the 125 Annivorsary AugiK^ Wth and 15th of 1976. Silent judges will observe the applicants from the close of he contest on July 23, 1975 until September 1, 1975 and when thhey have chosen the Huntley queen, a ceremony to crown the lucky girl will be held. Gifts from many Huntley merchants will be presented to the Queen. QidIt Contest Muich interest has been shown by the women (and men) of the Huntley area for the Historical quilt contest which was launched this pa^ week. Mrs. Ruth Plane has tlie muslin squares and roles of the contest and vfc«ill rogi.ster those wishing to participate. The contest will irur from now until February 1, 1976 and tlte judges will then select the lucky winner of ttie $25.00 savings bond. The patterns t»sed for tho quat square® mius be embroidery or patxdvwork and on (iie muslin provided by <he committee. Judging wfll be done by the ladies of the Histoiioal committee and will be chosen for originality, wortonanship and historical value. All entaies must legiater wit hMrs. Hane to eUminate an overiap of patterns. Fee more infOrmsition phone Mrs. Plane at 669. If enou^ entries are received more tban one quflt will be made. Everyone will have the op¬ portunity to get ooe cf tliese his¬ torical qihs which win certainly be a prised poBsesaion. Dmation tick¬ ets will be avsAaUe aifter the dose of the contest Tax Ratio Is 8% Higher In Grafton Township (Editors Note - This artical i» a reprint from he Crystal Lake NEW^ and is being pUiiished as it deals with Grafton Townstiip.) Last we* the NEWS stated that the reason for the high tax equalization ratio for Graftoo Township would be pubMdied in this wedt's NEWS. However In an interview with Ohalrman of the Board Walter Dean, it ww stated that (he enttre ratio study has not beea completed. However, he did confirm the fact that Grafton Tovmtiip% tax equalization ratio is 37% while algoaquki, Dunham and Dorr ere 29%, which makes an 8% differ¬ ence. This will cause residents of Grafton Township which is composed of Huntley, Crystal Vis¬ ta, North Shore, Crystal Gar¬ dens, Tumberry and part ot Lake. Wood to pay $80 more for a $10,000 home lootad in Grafton than a similar home v^ued at $10,000 in Algonquin Township. Mr. Dean Stated that there b now a bill on the Goveniors desk asking for a 33% tax equali¬ zation ratk> for aU counties which nwy remedy this oitua- tion next year. Chairman of tbe Board of Re^ view Waiter Dean bas stated that tliere is a sales ratio study being considered at the present time to i>eview the tovd of t-igon ments within the various tmm- sh^ of McHenry County. TUa will evaluate and siiow the Board of Review what will be neces¬ sary to equalize the various townsiup within the county for a mare fair and equitable as¬ sessment between ttie tQwmiii|. Chairman of the Board ofB4- view Walter Dean coouneoted on She following article whiicii appeared in the Daily Courier News of June 26. He said tfaat the 33 1/3% tax rate tovct couU mean tax hikes for those ia a lower ratio ievel, like Alflonqon Town*ip, whieh Is M%, and » i'«h>c<tk>n in Craftoa wUch k 37% next yc«r.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
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