The Huntley Farmside
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THURSDAY. OCTOBER 20. 1983 VOLUME 23-NUMBER 27 USFS 580-360 ^ school Hies /^^^ iSK^ Huntley.lU.601A2 ^ ffisj ^K nSVDto THE PCpPUB or HUNTLBY SINCE IMO 25c Per Copy Marlowe Celebrates 50 yearti In Business Glaucoma Unit Coming to Hantley You may be going blind right now without knowing about It. The reaaonf Glaucoma. Glaucoma is called the "sneak thelf of sight." It la an eye diaeaae marked by an Increaae In fluid (weaaure within the eyeball. If unchecked and untreated, that Increases will damage the eye and cause blindness. Glaucoma la one of the leadhig causes of blindness today, partictilarly among thoae at least 35 yeara old and dder. If fbund eatly and treated medically, chancea are excellent ¦ that glaucoma can be halted. To make aurc that every adiilt In Dllnois haa an opportunity to eacape the ravagea of ^au- coma'a effecta, the maois Uoaa Cuba aooaaor a Mobile Olaucoma (Eye)screeaing Unh. Whh the GO(^>eratloa of the Lions of Illinois Foundation, thc charitable arm of the state'a Lions, the clubs sponaor visits by the unh to their communities to offer free screenings for glaucoma and viaual acuity ( ow well you can aee, how far). The visual acuity acreenhig ia done on Thmua machines manned by Lions Qub volun¬ teers. The glaucoma acreenlng is done by a liceaaed medical doctor, an (^rfithalmologiat ( edlcal eye specialist) furnish¬ ed by the Univershy of UUnoia' Abraham Lhicoln School of Medicine. Anesthetic dropa whkh do not dilate the pnpUa or affect vialMi are admialstered by a nurae. Then die doctor meaaurea the pieaaufe wltnui the eyeball In a faat, aimple, pahileaa procedure whh an Instrament called a tonometer. If pressure is elevated, the peraon la urged to aeek medical help Immediately. Peraona felling the visual acuity, acreenlng are encouraged to seek a complete eye examina¬ tion from an ophdialmologiat or optometriat. Funds for the screenings come mosdy from Candy Day, held statewide tbe aeeond Friday of every October. The Mobile Unh wlU be in Huntley Nov. Uth from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. oa Coral Street ia front of tbe American Legion Poat Home. Henty Matlowe of Mariowe Feed and Hatchery of Hundey was honored by approximatdy shi hjinilied of hia frienda and ensttmcM tast Taeaday Oct. 18th. at the SOih anniversary celebration at the McHenry County Fairgrounda. The high¬ light of the day, waa a live presentatioo of Orion Samuel¬ son's Noon Farm Program aired over WGN Radio. The program hiduded live muaic and Singer Cathy Johnaon. Samuelaon gave a short history, praising Mr. Marlowe for hia courage and success in biuineaa. He said, "Mr. Mariowe had a great deal of courage fbr starting a bualness In a depression year, 1933. He aaked. Mr. Mariowe how he atarted die' bushiesa this year, Mr. Mariowe replied tbat he waa a acbod teacher at the Hnntley School and hU salary in 1931 waa S2200 and hi 1932 h waa S2100. In 1933 he was offered $1600 aad he refiised ao he started hia own bushiess. He and hia wife Helen began ralaing chickens hi the basement of their home. This started with 6 chickens and baby Park District Halloween Party Huntley Park District wUl again be sponsoriag a Hallo¬ ween Party on Monday, October 31 at die Hundey Grade School at 6:30 p.m. The narty will begin with a costume parade. Treats will be paased out A a Dianey cartoon fieature will be ahown. Following the cartoons, refresh- menU will be served in the school cafeteria. Trick-or-Treat- hig time is from 4:00 - 6:00. Parents, PLEASE rembid your diUdren of all the aafety rules. The Halloween party la free. The Huntley Jayceea will again be providing their apooky haunted hooae hi the Grade School ParUag lot Vlaitttttfyoa darell A SO cent doaatloB wiU chicka (5 or 6 reds). The flrst year he broke even. Mr. Mariowe grdeted his gueata aa not only fits customen, bat frienda. - Mr. Mariowe's siz sona and daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren came fkom Wiaconaw, Oklahoma, New Jersey and Colorado to help him celebrate. FoUowhig the end of tbe WGN Radio program at 1, a scrumptous bufflet lunch waa served to dioae preaent. Thia Induded turkey, beef, ham and aO the fbdnga. A pictorial record of the event was taken by Don Peaaley tbe photographer was taken for the Marlowe scrap- book. The loag tables at tbe exhibh hall at die McHenry Fairgrounds waa decorated with pumpkins, flowers and other fall decor. Each lady preaent redeved a carnation and each man a pocketkalfe whicfa waa engraved with a saying, "Be di«p, trade wtth Mariowe Feed and Hatchery Inc. SOth. Anniveraary 1933-1963. FoUowing the dlaaer, door prizes were givea to aiaay of ttioee preaeat. __ provide eaough thrUls to laat a whole yearl PTO Meet The Candidates Night The Huadey Parent Teacfa¬ er Otyaaizatloa ia apoaaoriag an evening for voters to meet tlieir Schod Board Canidtea. h will be beld on Tueaday, October 2Sdi., at 7:30 p.m. la the High Schod Study HaO (dd IMirary). We look forward to aeeiag many parents aad oonunualty memiiera. Thia ia yoor oppor¬ tunity to leara aaire about die vlewa of yoor electad lepreaea- tadvea.
|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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|Publisher||This Collection was digitized and loaded into CONTENTdm by OCLC Preservation Service Center (Bethlehem, PA) for the Huntley Area Public Library|
|Source||Reproduction of library's print newspaper archives|