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McHenry, Illinois
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Friday, April 18, 1975
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M Order Charge In Stabbing Small Dynamo She Rues A Village immediate emergency treatment. An ' emergency blood supply was rushed from Memorial hospital, Woodstock, by Sheriff's deputies in an attempt to save the child's life, but he died at 7:45 p.m., two-and-one-half hours after he was found in the field. "The boy was conscious for a time," Sheriff Tyrrell said. "He even tried to mumble a few words to me at the hospital," he added. The offender, who is a student at Woodstock high school, told detectives the victim had been teasing him and calling him names prior to the stabbing. 'Sheriff Tyrrell praised the discovered in a field about two-and-one-half blocks from his home. The murder weapon was . found at the scene. The youth has been charged with murder and is being held in county jail pending court appearance. At 5:30 Tuesday afternoon, Sgt. William Mullen of the Sheriff's department was called to the Wonder Lake area on a complaint of possible abduction. He arrived at the scene and found the boy's body lying in a field in a pool of blood. The Wonder Lake Rescue squad was summoned and rushed the boy to McHenry hospital, where he was given Six-year-old Guy Robert Aubuchon, . son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Aubuchon of 9014 Ramble road, Wonder Lake, died in McHenry hospital Tuesday night of stab wounds allegedly inflicted by a sixteen: year-old Wonder Lake youth. "The child had been stabbed in the back ten times with a knife and his throat had been cut," Sheriff Arthur Tyrrell told a Plaindealer reporter Wednesday morning. He attended kindergarten at Greenwood school. The offender, who lived in the same neighborhood as the victim, was taken into custody by Sheriff's detectives shortly after the child's body was i'V'' -A If ' Rose Lillegard - little lady with kWMawHMUar wwr r r. fj.i ii ; t i i f ? The McHenry Plaindealer GUY AUBUCHON 100 TEAR 15 4'fW . f I'll' If I SERVING O - LAKES REGION SINCE 1875 FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 1975 & 1 SUPPLEMENT VOLUME 99-NUMBER 74 McKim Elected w wjhumi warn ra Sith WuimiflH&irB roller skates that several times orougm ner Illinois suie cnampionsnips ana iou ner into uauunai competition. She has also turned over her village clerk's books to her successor, and has relinquished her role as columnist for the Plaindealer. A winner in Tuesday's election, Mrs. Lillegard, who doesn't quite stand 5-feet tall, takes on a big job as first lady president of a local municipality. STAFF PHOTO-WAYNE GAYLORD 1 , vifV McHenry and Wonder Lake Fire departments and Wonder Lake Rescue squad, ail of which responded to his call for aid. "We greatly appreciate their quick assistance," he emphasized. Regarding rumors that a kidnapping had occurred, Tyrrell said, "There was absolutely no kidnapping or abduction involved in this incident." An autopsy was performed by county pathologist, Dr. Robert Stein, at McHenry hospital Wednesday morning. Death was reportedly caused by multiple stab wounds. WALTHER E.I. SCHAEDEL Ward IV In Ward IV, Walther E.I. Schaedel was winner over - Ronald Meurer. Schaedel had the support of 308 voters and Meurer received 206 votes. Howard R. Bieritz, first president of the three-year-old village of McHenry Shores, was defeated in his bid for reelection by a 39-year-old housewife who had been serving the village as clerk. Rose Lillegard won handily over Bieritz and another contender, Jeffrey L. Hoffman, by polling 121 votes. Bieritz received 71 and Hoffman 63. Clarence V. Schweikert with 183 votes, won reelection as trustee for four years. Joining October. The delay results from a pending law suit in Lake county. If tax bills are as late as October, the district anticipates a loss of $43,000 resulting from interest paid and investments lost. Since all county schools are affected, Member Phillip Bartmann said each should write a letter asking that the Lake county issue be expedited. Only two banks responded to a request for bids on the anticipation warrants. Acceptance was approved of the McHenry State bank bid in the amount of 5'2 per cent. 18 PAGES WK Mi 4. WltVA a big oD - has only a tinge of Four-foot, 11-inch Rose Lillegard of McHenry Shores is a small dynamo. And last Tuesday she added mightily to the stature of women when she out-polled two men contenders to become the first woman president of a local municipality. With 121 supporters, she topped her nearest rival by 50 votes to garner 48 per cent of the vote. Three years ago, she and other officers of the Lot Owners association ran uncontested for posts in the newly incorporated village of 809 citizens. Rose enjoyed her work and says she will miss the daily contact with her neighbors. But she also has dreams of accomplishment for her home village which she feels can best be carried out as president. It was these dreams that prompted her to seek the top office. Rose Lillegard hopes there will be good public relations between elected officials and the people. Community involvement through citizen .participation on committees is another goal. With enthusiasm she tells of her hope to educate people about local government. Training appointed personnel, such as those engaged in Civil Defense and Road department work, is also in her plans. First, however, her efforts will be aimed at repairing When squads arrived at the scene, they could not find the driver. He was located ten minutes later lying in a farm yard on Pioneer road about a mile from the scene of the accident. Ottesen told officers at the hospital he was headed for home and that's all he could jJKUfc.r.Jr f -" Musin 'and Ueanderin The need for a county animal shelter becomes more evident every day. Residents of Emerald Park subdivision became very concerned for the welfare of a black Poodle and a Bassett hound earlier this week. At last, a kind-hearted young man who had three dogs of his own provided temporary space in his garage. On Thursday morning the animals were still there, gratefully accepting this unexpected but very welcome hospitality. Helping Paws organization has exhausted its supply of volunteers to provide temporary care. As a result, numerous local residents have devoted much time and trouble in an attempt to find someone willing to care for these neglected or abandoned pets. Mrs. Jack Hollander, who is, well known for her service in the area of animal welfare, has agreed to accept calls from anyone willing to provide a temporary refuge for the Poodle or Bassett hound. ; This is not an isolated occurrence. Every day concerned people in our community are assuming a (Continued on page 16) regret as sue siores away ner Biscayne road, which is almost impassable due to deep ruts. Rose's energy seems never to be exhausted. One very prized possession of the new president that will be put on the shelf for a time will be her roller skates. With A.A.U. (Amateur Athletic Union) affiliation, she won many championships during her teens, and still enjoys skating as a pastime. In the school figures and free singles program, she was state of Illinois lady champion three consecutive years. She also was a bronze medalist in the intermediate dance Category. Other honors include state champion two years in senior ladies' pairs, and a ranking in the top three places for three years in mixed pairs. She also qualified for the national championship competition in all categories and six years participated. (Continued on page 16) Battery Charges Against Two In Weekend Dispute Marion Dennis Hitt of 4112 Crystal Lake road and Baird Mitchell of 2714 Sterling drive, both of McHenry, were arrested for battery by county deputies early Sunday mor-, ning. Bond for each was set at $1,000, with court appearance scheduled for May 1. The arrests took place after deputies were called to the home of Glenn Rolseth of 2622 Emerald court, McHenry, Sunday morning about 1:30 a.m. Rolseth reported he was in his home with guests when Hitt and Mitchell forced their way in and started striking him about the face. His injuries required treatment at McHenry hospital.' Election Results CITYOFMcHENRY ALDERMEN: William J. Bolger 83 Ward I George L. Harker 234 - Ward II Robert J. Mortell 65 Ward III Raymond L. Smith 237 Ward III Ronald Meurer 206 Ward IV WaltherE.I. Schaedel 308 Ward IV McHENRY SHORES VILLAGE PRESIDENT: Jeffrey L. Hoffman 63 Rose Lillegard 121 Howard R. Bierite 71 TRUSTEE - (Four Year Term) Clarence V.Schweikert 183 John C. Novotny 125 Raymond R. LaFrancis 145 Donald J. Zutaut 105 Roberts. Steck 87 McCLLLOM LAKE VILLAGE PRESIDENT: George J. Mayer, Jr. 95 Allan E. McKim 169 TRUSTEES - (Two Year Term) Virginia L. Aalto 219 Eugene A. Huff 202 Ronald A. Krumsee 152 Donald J. Parenti 156 Donald A. Milbratz 105 William Walter 153 TRUSTEES - (Four Year Term) Eugene F. Frost 145 Terry B.Jordan 182 Monty F. Yates 159 LAKEMOOR TRUSTEE - (Three Year Term) Earl (Tom) Reese 72 EdnaGarbacz 90 Diane Madenis 67 Ronald Derengowski 20 Anthony Klama 13 Irene Milewski 23 Harold (Curtis) Freeman 112 SUNNYSIDE TRUSTEE - (Four YearTerm) Frances M. Dockham 19 Andrew Eichhorn 33 William Neumann, Jr. 42 Richard Mickelsen 39 Gregory Nowak 42 Christine Williams 36 ( Indicates Winner) RAYMOND L. SMITH Ward III Spirited elections in two of McHenry's wards and in surrounding villages brought out large votes Tuesday. The results put two new aldermen in office in the city, placed a new lady president at the head of McHenry Shores government, and gave a four-year term to a McCullom Lake man who has been serving on an appointment as village head. Raymond L. Smith, a former alderman defeated in a change of administration two years ago, realized a decisive victory in being elected to office in Ward III. By a vote of 237 to 65, he defeated the bid of Robert J. Mortell for the post. Expect $43,000 Loss THE CHAIN - V resident with a summer home at 7911 Craig drive, Wonder Lake, reported that numerous items had been stolen from his home during the past week. (Continued on page 16) According to Attorney Jones, the U.S. Attorney General does -not have to go before a Grand jury but can file charges on ''Info r' m a t i o n ' ' for misdemeanors where the penalty is a year or less imprisonment. Schwegel, an accountant, was to be arraigned in U.S. District court,. Chicago, before U.S. Judge Richard B. Austin. However, Attorney Jones told the Plaindealer Judge Austin is reportedly ill with a lung ailment and is not expected to return to work until late in May. Therefore, no definite date has been set for the . arraignment. Attorney Jones explained' District 156 Approves Sale Of Anticipation Warrants Minor Crashes Bring Tickets For Drivers ALLAN E. McKIM McCullom Lake President him on the board will be Raymond R. LaFrancis and John C. Novotny, with 145 and 125 votes, respectively. A high vote getter fn a write-in campaign was Dolores Norman, who will be the new village clerk. She received 54 votes. No candidate appeared on the ballot. Mrs. Lillegard received 17 write-in votes for the post she has held the last three years. At McCullom Lake, Allan E. McKim, serving on an appointment, won election to his first full term as president with 169 votes. He defeated George (Continued on page 16) Some discussion was held on the recommended adoption of a revised athletic training code. At its conclusion members decided to postpone their decision until some problems are resolved. Member Edward Neumann expressed objection to the provision that an off-season (including summer) violation calls for the minimum one-game suspension to be enforced at the time the athlete first comes out for a sport following the violation. Member James Tonyan asked if the board could control (Continued on page 16) ypt. mi: ! 'i il:l it .1 A The sale of tax anticipation warrants was authorized through resolutions passed by the board of High School District 156 in session Tuesday night. These include $1,240,000 in the Educational fund, $285,000 in the Building fund and $250,000 in the Bond and Interest fund. The board expects to sell the first warrants June 15. Use of tax anticipation warrants revenue has been scheduled for as late as Nov. 30 of this year because of information received from the McHenry County board that tax bills may not be issued until McHenry,Wonder Lake Homei Recent Targets Of Burglars In Science Contest bottle containing coins and currency, seven antique revolvers and an antique shot gun. Investigation is continuing by county detectives. David Goodman, a Chicago r 7" n Richard V. Ottesen of 2803 Kasmiri avenue, McHenry, was taken to McHenry hospitai by the Johnsburg Rescue squad following a one-vehicle accident Tuesday night about 10:25 at the intersection of Solon road and Ringwood road, north of Johnsburg. He was treated and released at the emergency room. MARISSA PACE SEEKS TITLE - One of the most recent entries in the Marine Festival queen competition is pretty Marissa Pace, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Pace of McHenry. Her bobbies are sewing, skiing and dancing. School activities at Marian high include Tennis club. Ski club and participation in the school musical. Three more entries were received after the deadline for the Friday issue. Only a few more openings remain. " 7 y Postpone Arraignment On Schwegel Tax Charge trx i ... r remember. Deputies charged him with disobeying a stop sign. William T. Schneider of 3315 S. Riverdale, McHenry, was charged with improper lane usage by city police after a three-vehicle accident at 1208 N. Green street last Saturday afternoon. According to police, Schneider was north-bound on (Continued on page 16) New Unemployment Office Is Opened To Serve County The Illinois Bureau of Employment Security has opened four new Chicago area offices in its Unemployment Compensation division, announced Christopher W. Nugent, Employment Security administrator. "These are full service offices that will function the same as existing local offices," Nugent said. "They will serve : people who are out of5 work through no fault of their own and who apply for unemployment compensation or special unemployment assistance benefits." McHenry county residents will apply at 223 Main street, Woodstock. ' i I 'll v... ' m ' m Alfred Mallinder of 1707 Orchard lane, McHenry, returned home from work last Thursday morning and found his home had been broken into. Entry was gained by breaking the glass of doors on the north side of the home. Taken from the house were a Magnavox combination tape recorder, a camera and a bottle of liquor. ' The summer home of Daniel Leidke at 2800 Russet drive, McHenry, wis burglarized sometime since March 29. Entry had been made to the garage by breaking a window. From the garage, a tackle box containing assorted lures, along with a fishing rod and reel, were taken. The offender then forced open the door to the residence where a clock radio, a battery operated radio and a small quantity of liquor were stolen. - The summer home of Roy Swanson at 8314 Dorr road, Wonder Lake, was . entered sometime" last week by breaking a bathroom window. Missing from the premises were a combination stereo unit with tape player and two speakers, a portable radio, a Paul A. Schwegel of 4301 Clearview, McHenry, has been charged with three separate counts of failure to file income tax returns. Maximum penalty for each charge is one year imprisonment of $10,000 fine. The charges were filed Monday in U.S. District Court by the U.S. Attorney General's office in Chicago. Assistant U.S. Attorney Gregory. Jones filed the charges on information gathered by the Internal Revenue Service. (IRS) - "The IRS determined Schwegel had received certain gross income and by reason of this income, he failed to file tax returns for 1968, 1969 and 1970", Attorney Jones explained. w am . i a J.;- - ' - - a. t Mike Giddings. left, and Bryan O'Nell. students at McHenry high school West campus, placed first in the Illinois Junior Academy of Science. Region V Science Fair held at Northern Illinois jwive rslty in DeKalb early this month. They are now eligible to compete in the state finals to be held In the AssembijrhaU at the University of Illinois, Champaign, May M. At right is Ron Glawe. Science teacher' STAFF PHOTO-WAYNE GAYLORD

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