Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on July 11, 1957 · Page 1
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Fayette, Iowa
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OF CT--TO.IY i A:::::r/i:3 .ii..-J r/'f i•-""» 9J. Pwmit Mo. 18 •vc. S4.*« pum Fay«if», Iowa VOLUME 42, NO. 2 Price Five Cents FAYETTE, IOWA Price Five Cents 11 JULY 1957 thru the week with the editor Hack from the sunny South. U.joM returning home we learned th;i! it was hotter here than there. In tart, it was very com- I'o! table both our days in Tennes- Mrs. Walker has spread out. U'e found a Walker's Gift Shop .it Parley. Iowa. Arrivnij.; in Illinois to spend a day with my uncle we found the i'.id . playing records of Chrisl- carols. Sweating and hot a lorn; rule we entered his • to the strains of "U. Come ..- Kailhl'iil!" • • * • Han into some terrible storms in Southern Illinois July 4th. We' visited the homes of Grant and Lincoln in Illinois and Jackson in Tennessee. • • • • The eorn in Illinois is much taller than that in Iowa. In Kentucky much of it is in tassel!. But, it'll never make ears like the Iowa corn ll was good to see the old army camp where I spent two of ihe best years of my life. Its changed a lot. Also saw a lot of old friends. « « • • Back home, conflicting schedules began to plague us. Maynard Booster Club, Scout Directors and School ReorganizatVn meets on Monday. We enjoyed dinner at Maynard Community Hall then returned to Fayette for the Seoul meet. * * * * I've never seen such a small group with so much spirit as down at Maynard. We had a tremendous time, lots of good food; somebody brought some nice chicken. Compliments to the cake bakers, allho I was so stuffed with other goodies I couldn't partake- of much. * * * » We move Uiut Pruuiacuii Ew. appoint, a committee to negotiate with Maynard for a little of that Main Street Spirit. * * * * Understand Mrs. C. R. Barnholt has had an automatic washer for six years. At least, Charlie thought so. • • • • We were pleased to meet the new Methodist minister for the Maynard Church and his wonderful family. He is Rev. Herb Bryant and, at 40, doesn't look a day over 25. * » « • Johnny Thiele kept everyone talking and laughing. We were sorry when 7:30 came and we hail to leave for the other meeting. Check those pictures in today's 'paper of the Local brethren working out at our park. We thought that was a nice gesture on the part of the Lions Club. ANOTHER HIGHWAY 'ACCIDENT claimed the lives of lw and Mrs. Walter Butts were killed immediately following thi the Zupke corner. The other car was driven by Charles area citi/ens Tuesday night two car collision three mile iiigernn.n ol' Fayette. Last week's "Former Citizen" was identified by several local people as J. W. Dickman, one time President of 'Upper Iowa University. Dr. Dickman graduated from UIU and lived here for many years. This week the picture of identification. the lady we for offer your Vladge Benton lohored At -lettler Home NOTICE: leaving. 'Due" Borchert is not lie was all up in the air Monday when I went in because he thought last week's article implied that he wouldn't be around Jeanie Garbee has a new name for me. Charlie. I don't suppos< its because 1 make an occasions U-turn. Mrs. Ida Burns Has Visitors From Connecticut Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Goddan and son of Bridgeport Conn visited Monday in the Mr*. Id Burns home. Mrs. Henry Hettler entertained group of ladies Friday after- xin honoring Miss Madge Benon who has recently returned rom Oregon, where she has pent the past years with her liece and husband. Those sharing the courtesy ere Miss Dora Carter, Mrs. Nellie Huscher, Mrs. Lucy Wilon, Mercy Surfus, Mrs. Knos, Vlargaret McSweeney, Bessis iellows and Eleanor Alderson. Dennis Heth Wins Thank Nile TOWN.... Mrs. Harold Johnson returned on Thursday from Mercy hospital in Oelwein, where she had been a surgical patient. Richard Earl, who has been a surgical patient in the Palmer Memorial hospital in West Union, has been able to return to his home the last of the week. * « • * Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lloyd have spent much time lately with Mr. Lloyd's father, Louis F. Lloyd of Oelwein. who is a surgical patient in the State University hospital in Iowa City. Mr. Louis Lloyd's leg was amputated above the knee, because infection had set in. • * • • Mr. and Mrs. Bill Buckmaster of Indiana are visiting Mr. Buckmaster's brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Buckmaster and Mrs. Howard Solomon Mrs. Bertha Tay been visiting her Maine Cole, returned last week to visit tw ters before returning m Washington. in the nume. Burns Attend F,amily Reunion Mr. and Mrs. Howai and family and Mrs. 1 attended the 1311. Bums at Cedar Kapids Sunday Lloyd Freeman home were '.VI in attendance. Walter Butts and Wife Killed In Auto Tragedy Paul Davis Home From Hospital Davis, local druggist, Reorganization Meet Meld Monday Night Interested ci.i/eiis of this area mil .il ihe Fayette High School i,i I Monday evening to discuss • e.'ioo] 11 in gam/.ation needs. A pane! nf tour area citi/ens, Marvin Ingels, K. W. Maurer, I.;.!,- Arlhui and Ralph Alsliouse, carried on an informative discus- mil ol the present problems and Ihi-i: possible solutions. Acciirdmg to Chairman John llolmeyrr. who heads the whole area commitloe, there was a "lively di.M-ns.-aon and people w e i e gcnei ally enthusiastic" about school i enrgani/ation. Wayne Sclnctl. Principal of Fayetle High School, sum- up the needs by stating that art not offering our exccp- sludents the necessai v but we would be able In in a larger reorganized Tin 1 voters are not now is much for their money wiiuld in the proposed A r< organized school would pi'ovide better at no greater cost." to John Hofmeye;-, Chairman, further a I Paul returned pital and He wa local home from is resting. ^ in the Wi and had a eisl knee. Ihe In Mrs. Kenneth Rude and four children of Decorah, are visiting Mrs. Rude's sister and family, the Willard Weber's. Mr. Rude is a patient in the Stale University hospital in Iowa City. » « • * Max Gross went to Medicine Lake near Minneapolis, Minn. Thursday, to spend the remainder of the week attending the Midwest Youth Camp being held there last week. Miss Mary Jones and Miss Mary Smith were Fourth of July guests in the home of Mrs. C. H. Knos. i Mrs. Ina Johnson left Monday morning for Cedar Rapids and will leave Cedar Rapids for Washington D.C. by plane to visit her son and family. At the Hart family reunion held recently in the Fayette City Park, Mrs. Lysle Wooldridge was elected president and Miss Bessie Schneider was elected secretary and treasurer. Between -10 and 50 of the clan attended the reunion. Dahls Vacation South Dakota Mr. and Mrs. Viv Dahl and Judy have returned from the-ir vacation which took them to Pine Grove, South Dakota, svhere they visited with relatives and uid friends. . Methodist Youth Return From Camp FAYETTE (Special) — The First Methodist church had three youths, Roger Otterstein, Ruby Cousins and Judy Finger, accompanied by Rev. Paul Huscher, at Annual Methodist Youth Fellowship Camp held at Clear Lake. Rev. Huscher directed the music. Kid's Fish Derby Next Sunday The Fay.'tie Rod & Gun will sponsor a Kid's Fish Sunday, the 14th, m Volga at. southwest side of Island Park. The;.- will be cash, pri/es, and ice pop of several flavors. Two area citi/.ens wre killed suddenly Tuesday evening in one ot the most tragic auto mishaps in the area in recent years.. Dead are Walter A. Bulls. 58. and his wife, Eunice, GO. The accident occurred on County Road G southwest of Fayette. The mad go.-.-, to llaukevc past the Zupke corner on Highway 93. The incident took place three miles south of the highway at 5:15 p.m. The Uutt-; car was heading liv north when a cm Charles 1 .angerman ci ashed into it. Tin car lore through a neai after Ihe colli. ion and : wrungsido up m a I ii'l.l. The I.angerinan youth, now in the Sumnei where he is in critical from injuries suffered. Only Walter Butts was following tin- collision. Hi pulled from under the right driven loot Fayette I ,angerman fence ippctl alive was front ired seriously nd chest. He a doctor ar- 'Mr. and ning to Thursdav. Wesleyan Youth At Summer Camp Fayette (Special; — The Wesleyan Methodist church has nine youths, Carolyn arid Norva Johnson, Arnold Johnson, Dial Wickum, Marion Hi IT, Sandra King and Darlene Solomon attending their Midwest Camp this week at Medicine Lake near Minneapolis, Minn. Accompanying tin- group was Mrs. Carl Xupkc 1 . Guests tn Lloyd Miller Home Mr. and Mrs. Bill daughter of Ivanhoe, Larry Farley Suffers Injured Leg Larry Farley of Fayette suffered an injury last week while working at the local soy bean mill. His leg was cut seriously and he was rushed to the hospital lor emergency treatment, returned home right uway. He Fayette Rites For Ruth Jean Simonson FAYETTE (Special) — Funeral services were held yesterday at 3 p.m. at Belles funeral home in Fayette for Ruth Jean Simonson, 59. Miss Simonson, a school teacher, died Saturday in Macon, Ga., where she had been teaching. -She was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin Simonson of Fayette. She graduated from Fayelte High school in 1910 and Upper Iowa University in 1920. Burial was in Grandview Cemetery here, Fayette — Fayette's Dennis 'Butch' Heth claimed a $100.00 Thank Nile prize a week ago Saturday and the news didn't travel too rapidly except among Dutch's close friends and family. Whatever, two prizes were publicized last week in the LEADER and the Town was packed Saturday night. Butch revealed to the LEADER last Monday that he had used the 100 Thank Notes for clothes, a bat, a new fishing pole. When asked about how he felt to win the money he said, "Oh, pretty good." He reported that he was "out getting my horse shod." His father, Arnold, drove out, picked him up and hurried back to town iu time to claim the prize. Elmer Nelson, vice president of the Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the Thank Note promotion, announced that one prize this Saturday night will be $50.00 inasmuch as it was unclaimed July 6th, Word received from Miss Maude Felter who is in Rochester Minnesota, is a patient in Mercy hospital, her room is 7-2:i(i. Her condition is reported to remain about the same. » « • * Mrs. Arlie Bray has returned from the West Union Palmer Memorial hospital to her home. Mrs. Bray suffered a heart attack, and remains very ill. Harold Swales who was taken to Palmer Memorial hospital at West Union last week for medical care, was able to return to his home the last of the week. * * • * « Mrs. Viola Maynard is visiting relatives in Dubuque. * » • * The James Redel family moved the last of the week to the apartment in the Arthur Langerman residence on North Main Street, from the Canfield house on Washington street. Virgil Borchert family moved to the residence vacated by the Redel fain- Mrs. Lucie Ashby spent the weekend with her sister, Mrs. Charles Wilder in Oelwein, and attended a family reunion on Sunday at the Oelwein City Park. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Proctor also attended the reunion on Sunday. • * * • » were week-end Miller home. MUU-i an Minnesota visitors m Lloyt H. K. Parker Teaching At UIU Summer School H. K. Parker, grandson of Mrs. J. D. Parker and nephew of Mrs. Dorothy Parker Goebel, is teaching at UIU this summer. He ;s slaying in the Parker home. Vlrs. Herman Handy Buried Sunday ervices for Mrs. Herman (Myrtle) ilandy, Tli, wen held Sunday at J p.m. at First Methodist church, the Rev. Paul Huscher officiated, liurial was in Grandview cemetery. Mirs. Handy, active in the Methodist church, died Friday at 11 a.m. at the West Union hos- ilal following a brief illness. She is survived by her hus- jand, two sons and a daughter, Lewis, Austin, Minn.; Dr. Ora, Fort Dodge, and Mrs. Vivian Freeman, Rochester, Minn. The Handys would have observed their 5Ulh wedding anniversary next year. Mrs. Handy was born near Arlington Dec. 11, 1084, and moved to Fayette 15 years ago from St. Charles, Minn. Spectator.- 1 . re:'.ui'icd that "it took four or five of us to got Ihe young fellow out." Langerman was still in his car and pinned beneath the steering wh. ol. A doctor gave him a hypo and he was rushed to the Sumnei hospital. Another spectator, who farms near the scene of the accident, Mr. J. K. Forlior, reports that the Langi-rnian car passed his home just before he heard Unsound of the collision. Langerman, who was driving east when he hit the northbound llutts aut sufI. ring cording I Drs. P. r suffered. tll.-'ioils, i conscious most of the time lowin,: tii" accident until i. is "satisfactory" altho from concussion ac• ' attending physicians, rin and Whitmire. He besides concussion, con- liiraisions and was un- fol- late o Wednesday when he appeared he regaining consciousness. Mr.- 1 . Units was ;l school teacher in a rural school and Mr. Butts was .: driver of a Randalia school ous. Mr. Units is survived by two brothers. Leo of Oregon and Shirley Butts of Maynard, who farmed there until his recent retirement. Mrs. Butts is survived by a sister, Mrs. Clare Baker, who lives on a farm between Maynard and Westgate. Another sister. Miss Florence Ritchie, 111 Ta>i-tU'. MlSS Hitcllio -fur nished the pictures for newspaper use. The bodies of Ihe victims were taken to Ihe Belies Wright Funeral home in Fayette. Funeral services \vill be Friday afternoon at 2:00 in the Methodist Church there. Dr. Wood Resigns As Coroner Wadena — Dr. J. R. Wood of Wadena has announced his resignation as County Coroner for reasons of bad health. Dr. Wood was elected to that office in 1934, took office in 1935 and has served honorably in it since. Smithfield Homemakers Meet Next Thursday The Smithfield Homemakers will meet next Thursday, July 18, in the afternoon with Mrs. Ralph Stewart. Those wishing to make hassocks or stools should bring their materials with them. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Otley and family of Wilmington, Delaware and Mrs.Chas Field of Nap- perville, 111., have been recent guests in the home of«their mother, Mrs, Richard Otley. Services For Albert Spatcher Saturday FAYETTE (Special) — Services were held this afternoon (Saturday) for Albert M. (Bert) Spatch- eiv UU, at Belles funeral home, the Rev. Howard Johnson officiating. Mr. .Spatcher, a lifetime resident of Fayette county, died at the Good Samaritan Home in West Union Friday at 4:30 a.m. Totally blind for a number of years, Mr. Spatcher suffered heart attack about a week ago. He is. survived by two sons and two daughters, George and Lester, Fayette; Mrs. Frank Payne, West Union, and Mr.s II. F. DeBow, Davenport. A daughter, Pansy, and his wife, Lela Mae, preceded him in death. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren. VOLUNTEERS — Lions Club members and other local cfttzofis Worked vigorously last week to con- truct the new shelter at the Kloek's Island Park. Mayor Roscoe Cousins is shown at the right as Harold Brownell, whose feet show above the figure of Lloyd Holt/.man, fastens the first beam. Vic Dahl is shown at the left operating an electric saw. The next problem, as indicated, by Chamber Presi- Erv Goeken, is to get lighting for the park area, (Leaderfoto)

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