Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on September 12, 1957 · Page 1
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Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, September 12, 1957
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DEPT. OF HISTORY ft ARCHIVES DE3 MOINES 19 t IOWA SEPTEMBER 1957 FAYETTE, IOWA VOLUME 42, NO. 11 thru the week with the editor "Little boys who play with matches get their fingers burned.' was one of the lesson of our youth, but sometimes one has to grow up a little to find out. • • • • Evidently, we have a reputation of 'flying' up and down the street from the remarks made by our retired friends along the way. They seemed to notice there was a difference in the acceleration last weekend. Mrs. V. M. (Josephine) Borchert has returned to the LEADER as assistant editor. We're glad to have her back, especially this week when everything has been moving so fast. • • * »" Jn fact, we wondered if we'd get the paper out at all. • * * • Irene Gould has returned from her vacation. She was up in Minnesota fishing. » • • » At the trustee-faculty dinner last Saturday President Garbee introduced everyone at the affair to everyone else. Then he asked, "Is there anyone I've forgotten," And the reply made by several was "Yes, your wife." • • « • So, we told Mrs. Garbee later that it was going to get a little more publicity. She commented, "Oh, he does that all the time," • • • • Someone was remarking in the Coffee Nook the other day about how young and innocent the Freshmen always look at the beginning of each year. Just then three huge Oft 6 in., 240 Ib. Freshmen walped in. Nothing more was said. • • • • • We want to call your attention to Russell Schwartz' nice • new sport-coat • • ' • • We enjoyed a card sent in by Mrs. Ervin Van Bogart asking that we print a Card of Thanks to all the wonderful people who helped, her recently: "Send me a bill as I will be so busy with the twins you'll have to jar my memory or corral Denny." They named them Kim Kay and Kent Kay. • • • « The Borchert home will be the scene of the observance of several mid-September birthdays Thursday evening. * • » » Vera Stansbury is reported to be a very good cook by a neighbor who walked home with a loaf of her freshly baked bread. • * * * The rumor around the campus is that Professor George Horton has returned to UIU with a lovely new bride. She has blonde hair, according to the rumors, and is a native of West Virginia. How about a formal announcement for the papers, Prof.? * « * • Incidentally, where was she during the trustees dinner last Saturday night? • • t • Dr. Grover Jim Douglas, introduced by Dr. Garbee last Saturday as from Colorado and points west, has returned from the University of Colorado where he taught during the summer. Bierbower Welcomed As New Fayette Residents Mrs. Gaylen Bierlxiwc-r and .Congressman Henry O. Talk-, one of the top auth oritics in Congress on money matters, examines a» wooden dolliir presented to him by Rep. Russel-V. Mack o!' Washington State. The wooden money is being sold by tin- Lions Club of Tenino, Washingt on, to help pay for a community pool. The two Congressmen an.- standing in front of a statue of Alex under Uacillon. tin- Nation's first Secretary of the Treasury under President George Washington. Talle To Preside Over London Conference Washington — Congressman and Mrs. Henry O. Talle left Washington today for London wh«ro the Decorah Republican will serve as unairmari or itrc United States group attending the Interparliamentary Union Conference. This is the third consecutive year Representative Talle has been appointed Chairman. No other American has served in this capacity more than twice. The Interparliamentary Union is the second oldest pi-ace organization in the world—the oldest being the Olympic Games. The IPU has been actively in operation since 18119. Its delegates are drawn from elected representatives, and in this respect it is unique. The IRU serves in an advisory capacity to the United Nations. Fifty-seven nation are participating in the London Conference. The United States will huve a total of 21 delegates—nine Senators and 12 Members of the House of Representatives. As he was boarding the plane, Congressman Talle said: "Since the delegates to this Conference are not appointed, but elected officials, they speak for the people of their respective countries The rules of the Conference permit free discussion of the vital questions on the agenda—questions affecting each of the participating nations. I feel confident that this meeting will be successful in promoting bettet understanding among the free peoples of the world." Mrs. Carrie Dugan Dies Tuesday Mrs. Carrie Dugan, 93, died uesday in Cedar Rapids where he had been living with her daughter. She had been in bad SOPHOMORE CLASS SPONSORS CAR WASH THIS SATURDAY The Sophomore Class are sponsoring a car wash on this Saturday, September 14th all day. Cars will be washed at the Standard Station through the courtesy of Buzz Earle and on the school ground. All persons interested in having their car washed call. Outlook Club Met With Mrs. Pearl Lewis The Outlook Club held its opening meeting for the new year at the home of Pearl Lewis. Following the dinner, Mildred Earle reviewed the book, "Where did you go?" "Out! 1 "What did you do?" "Nothing." by Robert Paul Smith. The officers are — President, Pearl Lewis; Vice President, Donna Broadbent; Secretary, Mildred Earle; Treasurer, Elgia Wooldridge; Historian, Alice Billings, oAROUND TOWN... Will Leverington accompanie* his nephew to Kendall, Wisconsi on Sunday to visit his brothei Les Levorington who is very il TOI mrvcjai Mrs. Dugan's death followed n accident last Friday in which he broke her leg above the knee s a result of a fall in her home. Rosary was said Wednesday vening at the Belles-Wright \meral Home. Mrs. Dugan will c buried this morning (Thursday) at the St. Francis cemetery after services in the St. Francis Church here. daughter, Laderyl, have moved to Fayette where Mr. Bierbower recently purchased the late Robert McComack building. Bierhow. r has completely ' Mr modeled the shop ;ind p |;' in .s to open a barber shop the first week in October. Mrs. Bk-rbower is teaching kindergarten at West Union. Their oldest daughter Sherry is attending Marcus Public School where sh e is ; , Fayette Garden Club To Meet Sept. 17th The Fayette Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the homo of Mrs. E. A. Billings, with a favorite dish supper, at 0 o'clock. AAUW FALL WORKSHOP The Fall Workshop of tin American Association of University Women will be held at Ames, Iowa Saturday, Sept. 14th. The theme is ,'Bringing Boston Decisions to the Branches." Mrs. Alison G. Bell, Legislative associate, will fly in from Washington to be present and Dr. Pearl Hogrefe of Ames will speak on the Standards and Recognitions Committee. After the luncheon. a panel discussion "AAUW Fellowships" will be moderated by Miss Clara Paulson, State Fellowship Chairman. This will be followed by a summary of workshop accomplishments" by past State President, Miss Gladys Horgun. All interested in attending this meeting should contact Helen Monserud, President of the Fuy- ftte Branch of AAUW. The first local meeting of AA- UW will be held Sept. 23rd at the home of Mr.s. Eugene Beck. Mrs. Jack Lorenx will assist. Rosary Society Meets Next Thursday r) "The Rosary Society will meet Thursday afternoon. Sept. 19th in the home of Mrs. Rex Roberts with Mrs. Dale Roberts and Mrs. Bob Crawford as assisting hostesses. Final plans will be made for the Turkey Dinner to be served Sunday, October 13th in the Farm Bureau Building." W.S.C.s7Meeting Held Wednesday The General Meeting of the Woman's 'Society of Christian Service was held Wednesday, afternoon in the Broudroom of were taken by Mrs. the church with nearly 50 mem- September Birthday Club To Meet Friday Mrs. Myrna Moellering will be hostess to the September Birthday club at a one o'clock pot luck luncheon on Friday, Sept 13th. Mrs. Kathryn Gross will be co-hostess. Bring an article for the White Elephant sale. Anyone with a. September birthday is invited. Twentieth Century Club Met Tuesday The Twentieth Century Club met Tuesday afternoon "at the home of Mrs. Paul Davis. This was the initial meeting of the year and the program consisted of group singing of "America the Beautiful," followed by the introduction to America through Pictures, presented by Mrs. Davis. on visits to the Southland, the East and West and as far north as Hudson Bay. Following business meeting tea was wrved. UlU Spanish Course The Extension department of Upper Iowa (University has announced that a course in Beginning Spanish will be offered here and classes will begin Tuesday nite, September 24th. First show at the Fayette Theatre this year will be the true storj of a prominent American baseball player who made a comeback after a fight against his ambitious father. The Ed Weiniger family ar moving this week from th Knight property on south Mai street to the College property a the east end of Madison street. Mr. and Mrs. Larry St Syr are parents of a son bqrn August 31, the day following the death of Mrs. St Syr's father's death. Mrs. 'St Syr is the former Mildred Wood a former Fayette resident. » • « • Mrs. Wm. Mullen has returned from the West Union Palmer Memorial hospital where she has been very ill, and a medical patient the past week. • « * * Mrs. A. J. Fox received word of the death of Mrs. Gladys Marolf Johnston, 57 years, who died suddenly following a heart attack Sept. 2nd at her home at Coggon, Iowa. Mr. Johnston, liusband of Mrs. Johnston, died of a heart attack a week previously to that of his wife. Mrs. Johnston was a teacher in the Fayette school system from 1925-1929, and visited Mrs. Fox in Fayette in August. • • • • Mr. Charles Gordon is visiting relatives in Wisconsin for a couple of weeks. The James Pattison family have moved into the Cass hause on South Main street vacated by the Prot Loren family. • * » • •-• Mr. and Mrs. Fay Paul are celebrating their 56th wedding anniversary September 12th. Ethel Himmell and Fay Paul were married in Smithfield Town ship in 1901, and farmed in the Fayette community their, entire life. Both are in fair health, and very active in the work of the Fayette Wesleyan church. Dr. Douglas Returns From Univerty of Colorado Dr. Grover J. Douglas, comparative languages professor at UP- per Iowa University has returned from the University of Colorado where he taught French during the two summer sessions. He has boon asked to return for the 1958 Summer Session where he will teach both French and Spanish. Mabel Dingsley Is Honored Here Rev. and Mrs. O. J. Fellter entertained Sunday at a birthday dinner in honor of Miss Mabel Dingsley's birthday. Those present were Maude Felter, Prof, and Mrs. Sigurd Jorgenson of Washington, D.C.. Rev. and Mrs. Felter and the honoree, Mabel Dingsley. Jers and guests present. Mrs. D. C. Lewis assisted by rtrs. Charles Yearous, Mr.s. jcorge Neal and Mrs. Glenn Jennington presented the devo- oins. Mra. Edna Lee presented iiyj rig the hisTofy 1 oT"lft"reTgn' Missions from the time of Christ to' PROPOSED DISTRICT Treasury Secretary Robert B. Anderraa, lett, far Ui flrit offloUl act as Secretary of the Treasury sold » 1100 United Stales series E, Savings Bond to outgoing Treasury Secretary Gettrgu M. Humphrey,! right, who was prohibited by law from acquiring Oorernmeat seaar- Itics as long as he was In office. Secretary Andersra is shown accepting a $75.00 check from Mr. Humphrey la exchange for th« SIM Savings Bond. Mr. Humphrey said (hat h« was "Jost delighted M my first act as a private citizen again to bay a Say big* Bond and Jute the forty million other citizens who own these Bond* and prlxc MiTim highly." The sale was made Immediately after the two returned to the Treasury following Secretary Anderson'* swearing-in la Ih* presence of President Elsenhower and otb**. Ion officials at IK* White tloiue. he present time. Plans were made for a Mis ionary to speak and show pie- ures of Borneo and Sawarak •nissions in the near future. Other projects planned was tin. sale of church plates, with tin- picture of the church on, lunc- eons and dinners. Another feature was the birthday calendar to be made. Mr.;. Esther Johnson is chairman in charge of this project. 'The Society voted to send Power magazine to all young people in Service or away at school." 12 will be sent. A study group has been starled which had grown out of the Easter Prayer g roU p um | will hold its first mc-eting on Wednesday Sept. 11 j n the Hruadrooin of the church at 9 a.m. for one :md one-half Hour and will con- 'Jnue for four weeks. Mrs. Edna Lee will be teacher. The book studied ress Against Prejudice" |, v Robert Root. Hostess serving at the social hour which followed the meeting were Mrs. Scott Lingo, Mrs. e Garbee and Mrs. James the MAP IN LEADER WINDOW A map of the proposed South Central School district is posted in the north Window of the Fayette County LEADER office at 238 South Main Street in Fayette. Interested citizens are invited to examine it. C. L. Cole Family Visits Here Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Cole, and daughters Janut and Lois of Midland, Mich., have been visitors in the Dr. H. M. Deining and Mr.s. Maine Cole homes. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rettko havt moved into the apartment recent ly vacated by Rep. and Mrs. Don aid Kimball. Mr. and Mr.s. Rettko came from 111., but have been attending school in New Mexico. Mr. Rettko is on Upper Iowa University faculty in the Physical Education department. » • « • • Mrs. Chris Knos was a business visitor in Waterloo on Saturday. • • • » •Mrs. Dale Skinner and daughter of Des Moines spent several days last week in the Roscoe Cousins home with her sister, Miss Ruby Cousins and with other relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs .Sherley Butts and her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Sperry of Green, Iowa returned Monday, Sept. 9th from a three week vacation to the Black Hills, Yellowstone park-and Calif. Mrs. Jane Welch, who is con- valesir.g in the Klay Nursing home in Oelwein, will be moved to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dick Holmes at Independence, in a few weeks. * * • • Mr and Mrs. Bill Tunn and family of Waterloo, Mr.s. Elixa- »fth Rogers and Clarence Winters of Rochester, and Mr. and Mrs. Si Tann and Dickie of Oel- wfem s P e nt Sunday in the home of Mrs. Jennie Tann to help their sister and aunt, Dora Tann celebrate her birthday. Mr. and* Mrs.'wallacc Allen of Provo, Utah, and Mr. and Mrs Gawin Weir of Modina, Utah were recent visitors in the W R' Rodgers home. • • • . Mrs. Elizabeth Biglow has been very ill the past week and a patient in the palmer Memorial hospital in West Union. EJgar Miller and daughter, • • • • Verda left Tuesday for Staples. Minnesota where they will visit Mr. Miller's brother and family and drive on to Saskatucha Canada, near Regine, where they will visit other relatives. FUTURE CITIZENS — Lots of them. Pictured above are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Boulton of 305 East State Street in Fayette. The girls, standing, are Barbara June and Bonnie Jane, both C years old. The boys are David Harold, age 5, and Robert Lee, 10 months. Miss Beverly Kayser of Washington D.C. is spending a two week vacation with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. U. J. Odell and will also visit with relatives and friends at Maynard, Waterloo, and New Hampton. Dr. and Mrs. LeGrande Max well have returned from a vacation spent in Salt Lake City Utah and in Michigan. Prof, and Mrs. McBride ant four children arrived from Wash ington D.C. and are residing in the "Graf House". Mrs. Harold Austin and chil dren have returned to Fayette following a visit with relatives in Missouri. Mr. Austin remained to look after business Interests, and plans to return to Fayette soon. Guests Of Mrs. Maude Felter Mrs. Sigurd Jorgenson of Washington D.C. has been Vlsit- ng in the home of her long time 'riend, Maude Felter, for several weeks. Her husband came last week for a few days visit. He las been employed as interpreter ind in the map department at .he Pentagon. Other recent guest in the Felter home were Rev. and Mrs. C. L. Morris of Byron, Minn., who spent Wednesday in her home. Mrs. Morris is a sister if Dr. V. T. Smith, former pres. of UIU. Also prof. Jennie Andrews, head of Elementary Education at Taylor University, Upland, Ind. She was accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Andrews and Co. Supt. Fanny Furhman jf Charles City, Iowa, W.S.C.S Circles Hold First Meeting The first meeting of the Circles the Women's Society of Christian Service will be held. Wednesday, Sept. 18th. The Ruth Circle will meet at the church. A noon luncheon will be served to the public, The following committee in charge, Mr/s D. R. Whitley, Mrs. Harry Brown, Mrs. Hubert Kiel, Mrs. t>on Durey, Mrs. Eldon Otterstein, Mrs. A. R, Crawford, Mrs. Ray Potter, and Mrs. Pearl Dumermuth. Following the luncheon the meeting will be held with Devotions, by Mrs. Richard Bitterman, and the lesson by Mrs, P. B. Claxton. Circle Mary Martha, Mrs- Gladys Henry will be hostess and she will be assisted by Mrs, Ralph Gray. Miss. Eleanor Aider- son will lead the devotions, and Mrs. Mark Baker will preset)' the lesson. Circle Susan Collins, Hostess. will be Mrs. Glenn Bennington with Mrs. Earl Stannard co-hostess. Devotions to be lead by Mrs. E. A. Billings and Lesson pre, sen ted by Mrs. E. P.Vermazen, Electa Circle the evening circle will meet Sept 24th'with Mrs Beryl Thompson as hostess. Mrs Wayne Schichtl will .present'tha devotions, Mrs. Max- Shattfa* ,the lesson. ',; Miss Verna Nehlson, a student a| Iowa State College at Ames is spending part of her vacation with her parents, 'Mr. and Mrs Otto Nehlson, ...,.,.., (coot, on 9*90 6)

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