Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on June 20, 1957 · Page 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 1

Fayette, Iowa
Issue Date:
Thursday, June 20, 1957
Page 1
Start Free Trial

pept. of Hietory & Archives •* Seines 19, Iowa OJ. fttt Permit No, II Fay«tt«. Iowa VOLUME 42, NO. Price Five Cents FAYETTE, IOWA Price Five Cents 20 JUNE 1957 thru the week with the editor ItS good to :,-e 1). ,,, e !-,,, . | back home. We hop,. 1,1 ,- • j , ; out and around liu- tov. u o. .n. The sparrow., are mad .it Ii LEADER. The li,-.| tune we lowered the awning . es e; ,i I n ; and some young fell down. Then came Monday and it wasn't dm cool outside. We lowered i! .c.'.am and three more i gg:, !eli YonV think they'd catch on one nl -he . days. * * * * We see where Ott Finger i. branching out. While dn\ mg tluu Aurora, Illinois, Sunda> I l>",m. : an "Ott's Drive In " The LEADER contest wimie.-.- Billy Chase and Tommy Borcherl had a wonderful time m Chicago along with office hoy-; Wuolard and Fay. In fact, Don;: some souvenirs Tommy Boivheit bought an elephant at the Chicago Field Museum for a souvenir. Thinking about il on the way home Sunday afternoon he remarked to me, "You know, Don, my dad'H skin me for this." * * « • • FOUND: We have a 11)57 class ring with the letters N.I I IS on i! Call for it at the LEADER office KecLJved a card from the local game warden. Ashby, who is nov. on vacation. This one come:, from Wyomin. 1 . ami he says '.he 'unit are big. V 5, .." j? J! TOMMY BORCHERT AND BILLY CHASE, winners of the LEADER'S I':;." mt'Tiiaf i.'nially famous Michigan Parkway in Chicago wher nit of wimiim.' ln-t place in the contest. 1957 subset ipti (hey cnjoye'' (Lead. 11 contest i trip as .-i Ph..d, , II hug She, etle sent li.-t , Hole may one. Voll was lutere.slmi; cat tracks on farm southwe Muiulav. ard last Wnislon Churchilll lo one .,!' hi !>l.i\ •: "lleie a,.- iu ., tick brim', a iri.-ml il \ Cliurcdill ri plied. 1 can't ma'..' 11 I hut I'll come ||R it there i.-. on- ." See you next JESS WELCH TO IN IOWA CITY HOSPITAL Jess Welch of F taken to the hospital by his son-in-law M man of Oelwein. Smithfield Jolly Jr. The June meeting of the field Jolly Jr. was held home of Norma Puffelt. R "What I Need Help with Smith- at the oll call Most," was answered by i) members. This meeting consisted of an all day workshop with all the girls bringing sewing to work on. The following talks and demonstrations were given: Virginia Crawford, matching plaids; Norma Puffett, putting in a zipper; Mardell Parkison, planning a summer wardrobe; Melody Parkison, interfacings. The July meeting will be held at the homo of Norma Puffett for Virginia Crawford. Norma Puffett Reporter SUI Student Doing Med Work Here Dick Kuehn of Grafton. Iowa, is spending a month as preceptee to Dr. Scott Linge of Fayette. Under e. new (program the members of the SUI medical school senior class sp'end some time with a practicing doctor each summer. This program gives the students practical experience in doctor's problems -and business. JEAN ANN COWLES AND JUDY LANGERMAN are shown above they receive S25.00 government bonds as tin ir pri/.es in the first annual LEADER subscription contest. The girls were in second place in the contest. Other contest winners will be announced next wee (Leader Photo) l Maynard Little League Ball Schedule Tiuirdays .lime 20 l:-lfi Midcet & coma. Friday .11 I'd ('>•:.',() High Sd Here. Monday June 2-1 Little League 9:30 Interstate Fayetle Slon Cocpany 10:.'U) Farm Bureau Tuesday June l!f) J ::j() Pet Show Wednesday June 2(i Little League 9:1)0 Fays Trailor Interstate 10::iO Fayette Stone Chamber Playground open Mornings 9:30 - 11:4!) Mon. Tue. & Fri. Afternoon 1:30 - 3:45 Court — Co. — Philathea To Meet With Mrs. Billings The Philatheas will meet at the home of Mrs. E. A Billings, on Wednesday, Juno 2(i, with picnic dinner at 12:15, followed by entertainment. Rosary Society To Meet With Mrs. Edward Sinnott "The Rosary Society will meet Wednesday afternoon, June 2IHI m the home of Mrs. Everett Sin null with Mrs. Howard Sullivan and Mrs. Reginald Mandei field as assisting hostesses." KIMBALL IN LAST Address Of Legislative Series Next Monday Rep. Don Kimball, Iowa Housi of Representatives, will make hi. 1 last address concerning tile recent General Assembly when hi addresses the Oelwein Lions Chit next Monday evening, Juno 24 He will begin another series of addresses next November beginning with the Sunaier Culture Club which is making a study of state government and ending January 9, 1958 with the Thursday Reading Club at Randalia. Other addresses including the League of Women Voters are scheduled for between these dates. Mrs. Gene Singer Home From Hospital Mis. Gene William turned l'i om .he' ' -Iv i .pital win re sl.n 11 TOWN. Miss Mary Hurmenee, of Austin, Minn., is visiting with her i;randparents, Mr. and Mrs. Oakley Davis of Fayette. Mr. and Mrs, E. A. Billings visited in the J. J. Bauin home, in Manchester Sunday. Miss Sylvia Sampson and Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Tulcolt attended e Wilbur Nelson Sacred Concert at the Baptist Church in Waterloo Wednesday. Mr. Nelson is from Hiintington Park, Calif. Attorney John llofmeyer and his family are visiting in Orange City. Iowa with Mr. llofmeyer':; parents Eldied Dumermuth observed his 4f>th birthday Monday. * « * • The Home Benefit Club met Tuesday with Mrs. Carrie Crawford, with 1(> members and two guest present. It was a Summer Vacation program, with readings, contest and stunts. Ice Cream.and cake was served at the close of he afternoon. Don Murphy who suffered a ic'iil attack several weeks ago in i lias been a patient in the 'aimer Mi morial hospital, was i. ic to return lo his home on , i-diiesday. '1'ijc urui i\' Air SMITHFIELD LIVEWIRES 4-H club annual tour was held this week. One stop was at the Lee Gustin farm in Jefferson township northwest of Oelwein. Members inspected the purebred Black Angus calves at the farm. After stopping to inspect the project of each member, the club had a picnic dinner at the Chet Turner farm and planned a ball game in the afternoon. Members of the club include, left to right, front row, Tom Alshouse, Jon Harrison, Charles Reid, James Harrison, Dennis Bigelow, Donna Turner, Betty Jo Weber, Roger Stafford and Sally Weber. Holding the calves are Jim Guslin, Darre.ll Guslin, Larry Alber and Janice Gustin, Cathy Gustin ia seated astride one of the calves. (Courtesy Register) Fayette County 0»!ri:i l,> Attend 4-11 Convention Fifteen Kayelle County -I 11 girl., will aliend |li.. :.!;',th Annmd II dills' Club Convention on the Iowa Stale (Ydh ge Campu . n Ames., June 1!) to :'.:'.. mg to Merle R. Hov. is. i'lxlen ami I lome I'Yonom Jim wdl .:_,. •,--, .1 J i vise Burmgloii of the Putnam l'i ppv !' Mis. Harold Hue. leade: .1- ::m N.!!.G Club. l 'ounty -I 11 pi e i.'ent Mai ilyii Arthur will .run ,!.. 99 olln , county pi e.-.ideii!-, stale o| | icei. and oilicer c.md ida t. -.. at a pre- i"jiv<nlion work.-hop. The workshop, tealurmg sessions in leader, hip training and responsibilities, will be at the Stale 4-H Camp near Madrid from June Hi to II!. Delegates to this year's convention an- Rotly Weidemaim, Alpha (.'lover Leaves, Anita Ran, Hanks B Natural. Marly.; Bcnd-i, (.'(•liter Do-R lie: t, Rose Larson. Clerniont ('lever Clovers, Shirley Wichman, Eden Starlets, Lois Woods, llarlan N.R.G., Delphitie Babe, Jefferson Good Luck, Honita McClain, Oran Whi/./erel- les, Barbara 1'rilchard, Pleas.anl Valley idlenols. Joan Olson, Putnam Peppy, Norma Puffett, Smithfield Jolly Juniors, Diani Mattocks, Wadena Wonder Workers, and Kathleen Lambert, Westfield Worthy Winners. During the 4-day session the girls will follow UK; convention theme "Learning to Become the Future Adult. Citi/eri in our Democracy." Chief convention .speaker Dr. Robei I Ray, Director of the Institute of Public Affairs at the Stale University of Iowa, will speak on democracy and leadership. He will emphasize that "Your Opinion Counts" at the final convention session Saturday morning. Election and installation of officers, the selection and presentation of girls receiving special honors and the drama presentation America Sings ,wdl highlight the conference. Having a special role in the convention will be Mary Lou Erickson, Wadena Wonder Workers, who will represent Fayetlt County in the Belter Groomei Girl contest. Wednesday Riles For Glen Thomas FAYKTTK (Special — Funera sei vice;, foi William tlleu Thornas, li!J. wei e condiii'U d Wednes day at ".'. pan at Belle:; I'unera home. Burial was in Grandvleu cemetery. Mr. Thomas died Monday after noon at Palmer Memorial hospital West 'Union. He had suffered stroke a week ago. He is survived by his wife ant six childnn: Raymond, Winthrop Lawrence, Fayetle; Willard, En gene, Ore.; Mrs. Ruth Brandon burg, Waterloo; Mrs. Ron (Bev erly) Clansey, Portland, Ore Donald, Rapid City, S.D. Also brother, Roy Thomas, Oelwein and 11 grandchildren'. He was born Nov. 5, 1887 i New York state, son of the Will iam Thomases, nud came to low as. u small child, M.s Chris Rasmussen, and .aui'.btc'. and Mrs. Ella Langer- reurned from Phoenix when' they have visited . Mrs. Mary Gorman laved in the Langerman home nle Mrs. Langerman was away. llev. and Mrs. Paul Huscher re attending the meeting of the .'drill Iowa Methodist Colifer- ii.i-e beinu u " 1 - 1 ; " UJo«ur) 00 this veck. Rev. and Mrs. Huscher mve been invited to return to he Fayelle church at an increase n salary. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Thompson aid son left Sunday morning foi 'aliiornia where they will visit heir son. They phin to be awa> ibout two weeks. The Bakery vill be closed during their vaca- Mrs. George Spatcher is a pa tieiit. in the Sunnier hospita TI; she had undergone majoi Her son Cecil Spatcher if Storm Lake has been hen ailed by the illness of his mother Mrs. Don Yates is a patient ii he Sumner hospital, where sht KIS undergone major surgery md has been a patient the past hree weeks. She still is very ill 1'wo of the children are will Mrs. Yates mother in Manches-, the baby with an aunt ii Sumner and Gary is remaining at omi; with his fattier. Mrs. Arlie Bray and daughter Mill arrived from Phoenix Ari/ona, to spend the summer in heir home here. The ladles drove hru from Phoenix. The Circles of the First Metho- list Church will meet Wednesday us follows: The Mary Martha Circle will serve a 50c luncheoi beginning at 11:30 a.m. Mrs Lorenz Wilke is chairman, anc they will hold their meeting fol lowing the luncheon. The publii is invited to the luncheon. Ruth Circle, with Mrs. Harold Johnson as chairman will mee with Mrs. Martin Timm. Susan Collins Circle will mee with Mrs. Russell Swart/. Mr.s ucie Wilson will lead the devo lions using the Bible of Susai Collins, who was a missionary t' Africa for several years. This is the first meeting of tli circles since their reorganizatioi The Vacation Bible School o he First Methodist Church closet on Friday with a picnic. 8f) young slers were enrolled in the schoo ami 7-1 dad perfect attendance. The Philathea Sunday Schoi Committee Begins Studies For New Proposals A group of men, appointed by three school districts in the central ortion of Fayette county, have been meeting to discuss a school eorganization proposal which would involve the West Central Com- LEADER TO HAVE WORLD PAGE In its continueing efforts to •ring its readers a bigger and ctter newspaper, The Fayette Bounty Leader will feature a ,-orkl page beginning this week. The 'World Page', to be found n page five, will have items of nterest from all over the world, ncluding pictures, features and to.-ies of every day newsworthy vents. Arthur Fish Dies Here Friday Fayette — Arthur Fish, 69, life- )iig resident of Fayette died here ast Friday. He had been in ill lealth for some time. Mr. Fish is survived by his vil'e, Cicle, and nine children. 'otluck Supper Given For loan Ash, Roger Lund A potluck supper was given ast Saturday evening at the immy Miller home for Joan Ash nd Roger Lund. The party was Hiven in honor of the couples' vcent engagement. Among those present were Mrs. Karl Hanson, Mr. and Mrs. loward Strunahan, Mr. and Mrs. wod Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Butts, Mrs. Harold Ash, Mr. and 'Mrs. Henry Hettler, Mrs. Margaret McSweency and laughters, Mary aiul Marjorie. The guests of honor were given i silvei 1 irav. Miss Ella Foxv'ell lias returned ') om the West Union »«• Me- nonal hospital to her apartment n the L. V. Uonjour home. Her inn which was broken in fall Memorial Day is improving slow- munity school district, the Fayette Consolidated district, and the Arlington Independent district along with the rural districts served now by these three high school districts. Chairman of the committee is John Hofmeyer of Fayette and the secretary is Sup't Paul C. Pickett of Fayette. The members of this general study committee are; Arnold Reuber, Leroy Newton, Max Jennings, E. W. Maurer, Marvin Ingles, Chester Cumberland, Sup't. Dan Coffman, Ken Nading, Lyle Arthur, and Sup't.Wm. Tock. These men have been studying the possibility for combining these districts into one of the finest districts in the State of Iowa — it would have an evaluation of about $12,000,000 with 400 high school students and 1200 elementary pupils. It is thought that such a district, by keeping grades from the kindergarten through grade nine in the local communities, would be able to fit the curriculum to the needs and desires of the communities and provide excellent grade and junior high facilities, except in the Westgate area of the West Central district. Needs in the Westgate area would necessitate the building of a new grade school there. Subsidiary committees are now at work gathering information about School Programs, Building and Plant Facilities, Transportation, and Finance in the present districts. This information will be gathered together and presented at public meetings which will be held throughout the areas involved in the near future. Gene Singer Attends Evening Gas Service Classes Gene Singer, Singer Plumbing and Heating, Fayette, Iowa re- ouniij c.ii>_iiueu a series oi evening classes in LP-gas service. The school was held in Decorah and covered service and installation of LP gas appliances and equipment. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bantx are the parents of u baby daughter, horn June 11. They are former residents ,but now live near Hambwig, Wis. A/e Hill Hanson of the Air t'orcn, stationed at Luke A.F.U. Glendale, Ari., is visiting his mother, Mrs. Naom Hanson, before leaving for Japan. Miss Mary Schmidt, Mrs. Emma Johnson, .Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schmidt visited their brother, Frank Schmidt, who is a uurgi- oal patient in The State University hospital at Iowa City, Sunday. They were met there by their sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Anderson, of Kirksville, .Mo., who were also visiting their brother. « • » « Mr. Will Leverington, who underwent surgery last Wednesday in the Palmer Memorial hospital in West Union, is reported improving, slowly. •Mrs. Jessie Probert accompanied by 'Mrs. Ed Knight, left Monday norning for Carvalis, Oregon, the home of Mrs. Pi'o- bert. Mrs. Probert came to Fayette a year ago to make her home with her mother, Mrs. Charlotte Medberry and assist in the care for her. .Since her mother's death she and her aunt, Miss Ella Foxwell have been making their home together. Mr. and Mi's. Vinnie Thomas and children, who have spent the winter in Florida, returned to Fayette the last of the week. Mr. Thomas has opened his garage for business. Mr. and Mr.s. Ronald Paul and two daughters, who have spenl the past year in Arizona, returnee to Fayette last week. Dr. and iMrs. LeGrunde Maxwell, who have been living in the Paul house, moved to the EC Corn Price Support "otals Are Announced A total of 1,529,529 bushels of urn produced in Fayette county i 19, r )(j was placed under govern- lent price support by the close of tie application (period on May 31, was announced this week by His Thompson, chairman of the •ounty ASC committee. The total was more than the 01,059 bushels of 1955 corn plac- 'd under price support by the lose of the application period or that crop a year ago. Of the 195C corn placed under upport in this county, 758,604 ushels qualified for the $1.46 ate in effect for grain produced ri compliance with production djustment iprograms. The re- lainder of the corn qualified for lie "non-compliance rate" of 1.21 per bushel. In the program just ended, 097 loans were completed on a otal of 1,401,549 bushels of 1956 orn, arid 92 purchase agreements vere made on 127,980 bushels. A year ago, 680 loans 'had been made on 838,009 bushels of the 955 crop, and there were 64 pur- hase agreements on 63,050 bush- Is. The statewide total of 1956 orn placed under price support ,vas expected to be from 110 to 15 million bushels, or 9 to 12 million under the total reached y the 1955 crop a year ago. Up o mid-May, 68 percent of the 956 corn under support in Iowa qualified for the "comjpliance ate". All loans and purchase agreements on 1956 corn will mature on July 31. Also maturing at that .ime are all reseal or extended oans on farm-stored 1953, 1954 and 1955 corn. Of the more than >J million bushels of old corn un- ler reseal or extended reseal in :he state, approximately 215,435 bushels are in Fayette county. Quality and storage requirements for either the 1956-crop reseal or the extension of 1955- crop resealed loans will be the as for the original loans. Class will hold their June meet- CampbeU house un the corncr o ing with a Potluck luncheon at 12:00 o'clock noon Wednesday, June 19th at the home of Mrs. E. A. Billings. An interesting program for the afternoon has been planned. Miss Stella La timer, who has spent the. .winter! with relatives at St. Simonds Island, Georgia, returned to her home the last of the week. State and Mechanic. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anthon; are constructing a new porch on the north side of their house. Mr. W. K. Humphry, who was surgical patient in the Schoit hospital in Waterloo, has been returned to the West Union hos pital for medical care, LT. Gov. Nicholas County Legion Speaker Paul Oelberg of West Union has announced a county wide Legion Benefit Dance at the Park Pavilion at West Union. It will take place on Wednesday, June 26. Speaker for the occasion, which will include county wide initiation will be Iowa's Lt. Governor, William H. Nicholas of Mason City.

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free