Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on October 24, 1957 · Page 1
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DEPT. OF HISTORY ft ARCHIVES DES KOINES 19, IOM VOLUME 42, NO. 17 Price Five Cents FAYETTE, IOWA Price Five Cents 24 OCTOBER 1957 thru the week with the editor We had a delicious chili dinner with Myrna Moellering and her "family" last Thursday eve- nig. As the trite old saying goes, "a good time was had by all." Others present were Andy Marken, Jim Walker, Mike Denner, Joanne Mark and Marian Alton^ A state representative from Black Hawk County and his wife and kids visited in our home Sunday. They were Rep. and Mrs. B. R. Balch. In the evening our neighbor, Dr. Garbee, came over and told one of his well-known jack stories. And an enjoyable time was had by all here, too. Billy Finch is home sick with the flu. Altho someone mentioned that it was the exhaust from one of those rockets he experiements with that made him sick. Did you see him in the parade? Maybe they'll change his nick name from "Tail" to "Rocket". For good TV entertainment we recommend the 20th Century program at 5:00 Sunday afternoons. Its more of such eaucational material that we need for our own good. Of course, we have to go to our neighbors to watch it. We don't have a set. A person who's really up to date in 1957 on EVERYTHING important that's gibing on is known—in the vernacular of the present young generation—as a "cat." And there's a certain choice of words and phrases used when one "cat" is talking to another. Two such people were THE FACTS ABOUT ASIATIC FLU Q: What is Asiatic Flu? A: It is an illness caused by a virus similar to other inf!u- en/a virus (e.g. in the 1918 epidemic) but of a different strain. The symptoms and cause of all types of influenza is practically the same. It is highly contagious. Q: What arc the symptoms? A: Chills and fever (101-104), sore throat, general weakness and fatigue, severe headache, cough and aching. Q: Is it serious? A: Not usually, but complications (principally pneumonia) that develop can be very serious and even fatel. The average duration of the illness is about 4-5 days, barring complications. Q: What treatment U there? A: The treatment is primarily symptomatic. That is, aspirin, etc. for the fever and aching, cough syrup, nose drops, etc., as needed. By fur the most important treatment is plenty of rest and sleep for an adequate period, i. e., 24-48 hours after all symptoms have cleared to prevent relapses. Large amounts of fruit juices and fluids are advisable. If severe complications arise, antibiatics may be of help. Occasionally hospitalization may be necessary. Q: How can influenza be prevented? A: First of all, avoid as much contact with other people as possible, particularly crowds or persons known to be ill. Second: keep up your resistance with plently of sleep and rest and a good diet. Third: if contact is difficult to avoid, your general health is poor, or if your work is y,o Big Question O.E.S. Has Friendship Night Maynard — Friendship Night was observed by the Maynard chapter, No. 103, Order of'East- ern Star at its regular meeting Thursday evening, Oct. 10, at the Masonic hall. The welcome to guests was extended by Mrs. Clyde Renfrew, worthy matron, who also read two poems, "Friendship" and "October." Mrs. Helen Douglas, Grand representative and worthy matron from Sumner, was presented by the conductress, Mrs. Charles Patridge, as were other guests who took part in the initiation nnd conferring degrees. Till' meeting closet! \vi.h the reading of u poem, "Friends", by Mrs. Renfrow. Hefrenhmrnts were served in the dining room by Mr. and Mrs. Earl Foss, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hanchett and Mrs. Albert Kappmeyer, UPPER IOWA HOMECOMING IS SATURDAY Griebel — Patridge Funeral Services Held Exchange Vows For Ben Sheldon Maynard (Special) — Mrs. Pauline Griebel and Robert Patridge were married Saturday afternoon, October 12, at the Presbyterian church with the Rev. C. H. Willemssen officiating in the single ring service. They were attended by the brides brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Taylor, Stanley. A re- ceiption followed at the home of the bride grooms parents, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Patridge, with only members of the immediate Maynard — Kunernl services for Ben Sheldon. SB, were held Sunday afternoon. Oct. 13, at the St. Paul's Lutherun church with burial in the Grandview cemetery, Fayette. Mr. Sheldon, who had farmed four miles east of Maynard since 1946, died at Mis home Thursday night follow ing a long illness. He was born Sept. H), 1899 at Hurt, later moved with his parents to Redfleld, So. Dakota, and in 1933 he went to Gary, Ind. He is survived by his wife and Mrs. L. L. Ostrander Honored By O.E.S. Mrs. L. L, Ostrunder was u guest in the A. R. Wendlund and Mrs. Nora Hecht homes at Hawkeye, from Thursday until Saturday. She, with two other char ter members were honored by Windsor Chapter O.E.S. Also honored with a number of 25 year members and received u gift for ouch. KIL The KARE KLUB MET OCTOBER Kil Rare Klub met 15 Oct. with 10 members, 1 guest and 5 children present. The next meeting will be Oct. 29, at the home of Florence Buhmann. to ncurlv 50 countries in Africa, Q: A: Upper Iowa Homecoming is Saturday. It has been and continues to be a very busy week. Q . Thought I'd get out squirrel hunt- A ". ing last Saturday, but there is just too much to do. QS We think it was a spendid idea for the Chamber of Commerce to A . purchase the sophomore float for use in the UIU parade Saturday So much time is spent on those things one really hates to see them used so little. • » * » • The F.H.S. Band really sounded nice in their Friday parade. The majorettes looked sharp and a lot of time .and planning was put Q , into floats which, we suppose, generally centered around "Sput- A nik." * * • * The only good thing about Sputnik is that it put Faubus on the backpages where he probably f belongs. • * * • I was on my way over to Arlington last Friday evening just after dark and prior to the Homecoming game when I passed -a car parked on 154 and some girls and a man standing by it. Thinking they might have car trouble, I backed up to where they were and asked if I could help. Their reply: "No, we were just watching for the rocket." Well, its good to check anyway. 'of thostf who have received shots and may minimize it in some of the rest. Who can take the shots? Any man, woman, or child who is not sensitive to eggs can take the shots if available. What are reactions to the shots? About half will experience some soreness in their arm for 12 to 24 hours. Less than 10% will have a general reaction consisting of mild flu-like symptoms, e.g., low-grade fever (10O-101) mild headache or generalized aching, lasting about 12 hours and seldom for as long as 24 hours. How long does the protection of immunization last? So far as is known, about 4 to 6 months, probably as long as the present epidemic will last. 'Patridge a week••end wedding trip they will be at home on a farm north of Mayhard. ninv Df\V TA DAD I DVI IV J[|fl Word has been received that Jim and Elaine Rimas have a baby . boy T h ey are now living in rj awson , Iowa where Jim is coacn ing. ter by .a f Gary, Ind.; Norman, Redfield, So. Dakota; Mrs. Doris Moore, GlendaJe, Ariz.; und Mrs. Helnsr. Linder, East Gary, Ind. Kappa Eta Beta Welcome Alumni Saturday The Kappa Etn Beta girls are planning a social hour for it's alumni at Mrs. Paul Templeman's after the Homecoming football game this Saturday, October 20th. cAROUND TOWN... Mrs R B He is one of 30 young men and women from Iowa who have participated in this program which is sponsored by Iowa 4-H clubs, the Iowa State College of Agricultural and Home Economics Extension Service, the National operative Extension Service of 4-H Club Foundation, the Co- the 'United States Department of Agriculture and the Land-Grant Colleges. Mr. Henkes' home is on a 225- Mr. Vern Rdwland dined with acre farm near Farmersburg. He the Pacific, No federal funds are used to finance tW exchange. Contributions conic from local 4-H Clubs and other interested groups. This project i» dedicated to the belief that understanding is the foundation of world peace. By giving farm youth an opportunity Jo learn another way of life by living it, the project helps rural people in other parts of the world All 4-H Club members, Club Co. Members and 4-11 Leaders are urged to attend. Parents are also welcome. Mr. and Mrs. Harold spent Sunday in the Moellering home. Moser Mryna was active in the 4-H Club Work for 8 years — participating in local, County and state activities. He is 22 years of age and a student in Agricultural Journalism at Iowa State College. In College he is active, in YMCA, music- groups, journalism groups, church and Farm House social fraternity activities. During his 5 months in Chile, Henkes lived with thirteen farm in different parts of the Sharing the daily work •tunity for Mr. are~ the proud parents of elve ' * . *• • Henkes and his hosts k> observe youngster, pic- ^ Jflck ^ d o t n from and^c*»th. cus^life^nd *• y ' Fayette will spend Friday in ^.^ '' a e Chicago. ^ ^ ^ jPYE is a two-way exchange . ' _ , ... , whereby selected farm youth , _ _ _ _ . . Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mabon of ££ ^^ stateg arc genl to We hope everyone turns out Mr. And Mr*. D. C. Lewi* Hampton visited in the home of ^ Mr. and Mrs. Don Kimbell Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Ed,Bany of Tripoli visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Borchert Sunday. • • • • Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Barnes will spend the coming week end in Iowa, City. * * * * Miss Anna Wilson was ad- Union hospi- Time Near For Fall Nitrogen Application Some Fayette County Farmers are getting ready to make fall applications of nitrogen fertilizer for 1958 corn, reports Extension Director M. C. Wangsness. He says they'll key application of urea and ammonium forms of nitrogen to soil temperature, as recommended by Iowa State College Soils Specialist Joe Strixel. Strizel advices applying these forms after the soil temperature is down to 50 degrees or below. Soil in the norihern three tiers of Iowa counties are nearing that mark now. In central Iowa, the 50 degrees about Oct. 25. Soils in southern counties will have cooled to that level around Nov. 1. The soils specialist bases his recommendation on tbis fact. At temperatures above 50 degrees, the urea and ammonium forms of $75.00 THANK NITE WON LAST SATURDAY The lucky winner of last WL"fcks THANK NITE drawing was Ella Thomas. Fayette. Ella got the good word while in Wilke and Wilke Feed Store. This weeks prize will be S25.00. Laura Paul Robertson Dies In California Mrs. Laura Paul Robertson, known to many in this area, died last Sunday at her home in Red Bluff, California. Consecration For The New Wesleyan Methodist Church Sunday Afternoon A service of consecration will be held in the Wesleyan Methodist Church which wns completed in the late summer. The service sfcheduled for 2:30 Sunday afternoon will include the consecration .sermon by the Rev. Clarence Uudensiek, 'President of the Iowa Conference. Several former pastors of the church will be pres- The Rev. Anna B. Wilson, first pastor of the Fayette Church will have the pruyer of invocation. The Rev. W. H. Dyer, now pastor in Rockford, 111. will read the Scripture. Rev. Dyer was pastor here when the former church was Bray former the the pi-ayjii 1 of ConsV.-i^ition. Tne Rev. and Mrs. Clayton Elsberry, for- merpastors and now pasturing the Waterloo First Chinch, will bring some special musical numbers. Other services of the day will include the Morning Worship service followed by a Communion service. The Rev. Clarence Budensiek will deliver the sermon and have charge of the Commun ion service. During the evening evangelistic service the Rev. Dyer will preach and there will be some special musical numbers. Many former members and friends of the Church plan to be in Fayette for the day. While a good attendance is anticipated there will be room for all and the Church extends a hearty invitation to the people of the community to attend any or all services. FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University will celebrate its centen ilia! homecoming from Oct. 24-27. Highlighting the four-clay event will be alumni gathering!;, the iimuial homecoming convocation, parades, dnimlic productions and the Upper Iowa-Simpson college football game. All Fayette residents are cordially invited to take part in ALL activities scheduled. The schedule will open with tin' Upper Iowa University Players' presentation uf the play, "My Three Angels", at if p.m. both Thursday and Friday nights in the auditorium uf the Col- grove-WalkiT Memorial building. The pep bonfire and snukedance will be held Friday night at ii:JO p.m. Reception will follow both prcseiiiation.s of the play. Saturday Events The gala program of Saturday, Oct. 2(i, will open at 10 a.m. with the !' : • high .•:<-, . pate. In '. directors Mrs. Uoi high r-s-hi Gut.; ;!;.. school, C , ..,,.,:„„ - ' : ! . i . •.!•!• (1 ,11 a. . '. ...r..> •is Po:e Mil. MllIT !:i!'ll S- :, .''.i i). I K." . Robert ivride. Eight. v, . ; ;' :'i i'i- tlie liand.: and <\ lliu'n s hool, . C, i ', .1 )crg .iv !'.. F.'more; •...I, L: win 'J. /.I -.:•! IM,I. !!•.,'.Snyder; Maynard high school, Edward T. Laettner; Frederieksburg high school, Norbert Re/.ac; and West Union high .school, William Henderson. The West Union band will be the official halftime band Bufiet Luncheons Buffet luncheons, open to filutnnj, students,- laeulSV, area residents and all visitors, will be held in the auditorium of the Colgruvc-Walker Memorial building. Following the parade, the first of the luncheons will be served from 11:45 U> 1 p.m. and the evening buffet will he served from 5:HO to 7 p.m. The Centennial Homecoming Ball will be held in the same auditorium from H:'.U) to 12:'.10 p.m. Homecoming Convocation Dr. John D. Clinton, secretary of the Des Moines area council of churches, will deliver the annual homecoming convocation sermon Sunday morning, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m. in the auditorium of the Colgrove-Walker Memorial building. should be plowed under soon after application to prevent runoff loss from heavy rains. Fall applications of nitrogen have given corn yield increases of from 10 to 20 bushels per acre in college tests. Nitrogen rates used varied from 20 to HO pounds per acre, according to Wangsness. He says Strixel stresses that farmers can expect similar increases only where nitrogen is needed, phosphorus and potassium nutrients are adequate and moisture is sufficient. to her back to have herback. Chamber members, there's a meeting tonight at the. Coffee Nook. '^ Wes Ashby warns everyone to watch out for the coons in town. He has shot several sick coons, and fears children might get the disease they are carrying which he thinks is rabies. So warn your kids. If one is killed bury it deep or call Wes. (Coon, that is) • • • • Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Lewis returned Saturday from a vacation through the Ozarks. Enroute they visited their son, Mr. Howard Lewis and family in Des Moines, •Mrs. Margaret Pfieffer and sons and also her mother, Mrs. Lorber, in Rolla, Mo.near St. Jo, Mo. Rn- route home they called on Mrs. Lewis's cousin and family in .- day and ^Monday. ^ ^ youth from cooperating countries , „, come here to live and work with IllS^lsl^t^la^rek: our families. The exchange, be- end with Mr. and Mrs. Loren ginning in 1948 has now spread Pierce. Dean W. Gill was a dinner guest in the Pierce home Sunday evening. ^ AWARD „ „ We've missed seeing Russell Swartz at the Bank this week. as, noted though there were very few of the beau tiful hard maples we sfie here |n Favette Awards for, wsju be given and county m be elected an d in- One thing about those darned conventions, Everyone always comes back bubbling over with jaw ideas. They had a very fine time in spite of a great deal of rain, which iMissourians were so thankful to have. change, wffl.JJ.fc Cla ton County, Iowa, was an international Farm Youth Exchange delegate to Chile m 1956. plant root zone this fall or next spring. Urea or ammonium nitrogen applied after the soil temperature is down to 50 degrees will remain in the ammonium form and resist leaching. This point makes fertilisers containing high percentages of urea and ammonium the best bet for fall use. Examples of nitrogen sources containing 50 percent or more of these forms are anhydrous ammonia, urea, aqua ammonia, nitrogen solutions, ammonium nitrate and ammonium sulfate. Anhydrous ammonia, aqua ammonia and 3V and 41 percent nitrogen solutions must be injected into the soil to prevent nitrogen from escaping into the air as free ammonia. Plowing should be delayed lor at least 3 days after application. Ammonium nitrute, urea, ammonium sulfate and 32 percent nitrogen solutions can be applied on the soil surface without fear of loss into the air, the extension director says. However, they FRATERNITY PLEDGE CEDAR FALLS — Everett L. Garbee, an Iowa State Teachers College student from Fayette, Gamma social fraternity. He will pledge for five -weeks before being activated as a member. Bud, as he is popularly known is the son of Dr. Eugene E. Garbee, President of UIU and is studying Industrial Arts at I.S.T.C. FAYETTE — Twenty-six Boy Scouts will be given awards during the third annual Eagle Recognition Ceremony to be held Sunday afternoon, Oct. 27, on the Upper Iowa University campus. The event will be held in the auditorium of the Colgrove- Piclured above is Rev. Roy Brown, pastor of the Willard St. Methodist Church in Ottumwu sum to Iowa Sunday, Oct. 27 in Fayette at 11:00 a.m. in the First Methodist Church. Mr. Brown will also be heard each night Sunday through Thursday beginning lit 7:30. All of the services are open to the public. ginning at 2:00 p.m. Eight counties are included in this Wapsipicon Council and the twenty-six boys receiving the group receiving an award. Kenneth H. Dykeman, Waterloo, is chairman of the advancement committee and the scout Waterloo. Peter Solar, Waterloo, ' to and camp Island just outside.~of Fayette. They will attend the Ceremony at the college on Sunday with some of their chai He '• *e tho Cereinony itself. McKinstz-y g _

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