Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on December 5, 1957 · Page 1
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Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, December 5, 1957
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DEPT. OF HISTORY .ft ARCHIVES .DKS liOINES 19, IQffA thru the week with the editor Barbara Olsi.n ami (•ami- in:<i (he ufi'irt- day. \Vi- t,-cik Danny l tin' machinery. Ik- lo f|(i; limilypr :uii( a.<k • i typi-writri '.'" Uw wanf In p;iss ciini;r: In Kaycttt-'s Mrs. will. will cclebrati liirfhrfay m-.sl Fri,{;, Sen. Vest To Run For Lt. Governor ked d. " t<i M -c ;it the * thai We linns Stepp II w UV i-isifeil willi Mrs. Week ;IL;II Suiuliiy when to Uikt' her picture. slu- is ;i( 10(1. Itw HIT sister, M,s. Harriet lives then', also. She's only 1 1 w IJiefi (he Vdiiii^ster t>{ /* SIRVICC And ;:n>up th odd trieiul Mrs. We willi !iuii On is uiii- la Scott. 11 w .'ilsii concur very In Mayor Cousins' pror livjariny Julia Sli-pp Itw to olhrr things. Wi- -•.• i>'<-:i (»iii .-hoeelli/u; (lie the slreets at \'2 :'.',() a.m. nesday and In it ttw Then thi-n-'s 1'at Chase who helps .VI,., nmmMey - Km/ al L' Cad-' Nooi|iie. She I'ainli-d Tuesday morning so 1 told her 1 u p as ilt/ini; I<; pal tl in lh<- paper. Then Caroline Bright said I'd beKer put ner name in too.. So here it is.' ttw Caroline Bright! ttw At Tuesday nights basketball game we had a little difficutly u-ith nur alh-^iam-e. Jn the boys game we could be ALL for l-'ay- elte. but my own little sister was playing fur Ha;deton. ttw We do believe tluu Hie Boys game, which went into the second overtime, was one oi tin- best in the last two years. Uw We were delighted to have Mr. and Mrs. Oakly Davis as guests in our home Saturday evening. 11 w Then Kayette's own Mildred Garbee, the hostess with the inosk-st — shades of Perk- Masta — had the South Hall boys down for a little pre-Christmas party Tuesday evening. Everyone reported a good tin" 1 cracking nuts, making fudge and partaking in other wholsome recreation. ttw Our candidate for President in 1900 is Fletcher Kru-bel who writes Potomac Fever in that early morning paper tin- whole world dcpendes upon. ttw It was a real gesture of that good old Iowa neighburline.ss when neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. Beryl Hall got together to bring in the Hall's corn, ttw It was interest ing to note his remark about Kpulnick I having now circled the globe nearly 1,000 times -- nearly as many as John Foster Dulles, ttw Well, enough of that lor now. Will see y'all next week. — Donald FORT LEONARD WOOD. MO. (AHTNC) — Pvt. Roy T. Post, son of Lloyd E. Post, Randalia, Inwa, completed eight weeks of basic combat training Nov. 29 under the Reserve Forces Act program at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Post is a 1352 graduate of Randalia Consolidated High School. HOFMEYER. ANTHONY TO TAX SCHOOL Robert Anthony and John W. /). Jfofnieyer, Fayette Attorneys ami tax consultants, will attend the Tax School in DCS Moines sponsored by the Iowa Bar Association. Senator Alan Vest, of Sac City, has announced his intention to lie a candidate for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Gov- ernon in the Primary Election next June. An experienced legislator, in 1955 lie received the Iowa Press and Radio Award of newsmen covering the session as the outstanding member of the Iowa Senate. During the 1957 session the members of the Senate elected him President pro tern to preside during the absence of the Lieutenant Governor. Alan Vest was born in Chicago, Surprise Birthday Party For Elmer Nelson Friday, November 29, Elmer Nelson, local merchant was surprised, and they say really surprised, at a birthday party given by Shorty Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. V. J. Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. Vic Dahl and Mv. and Mrs. Kenny Wilke. Training Course For Club Scout Leaders Don KimbalJ. Fayelte. announced today that the second basic training course for Cub Scout Leaders would be held Friday, December ti. j n the American Legion Hall in Ha/el- ton. The session will yet underway at 7:30 p.m. This training experience i s titled "The Achievement Plan," and will cover the entire field of Cub Scout Advancement, including the parents part in handling achievements anCi suggesti-il ceremonies for recognition. Since parent participation is the strength of Cub Scouting, this experience is aimed directly at the parent-Cub Scout relationship which Is vital to the sniccess- ful pack program. All Cubmusters, Den Mothers, and Cub Commilteemen are invited to attend this session VOLUME 42, NO. 23 Mr. ami Mrs. Robert Johnson and Mrs. Arnold Heth and Hutch were Saturday shoppers in Waterloo. Mrs. John Gimblt- and Arnold Hc.h took fifiO lljs. of clothing to Calmar Monday for Horld Wide Relief Clothing Drive sponsored Iiy the Lutheran Church. Howard Popcnhagen was taken to the West Union Hospital last Sunday. • • » • • Mr. and Mrs. James Kima and Craig of Dawson were Saturday visitors at the Davis Rexall Store and the Upper Iowa University campus. Mrs. Karl Ostra'idcr who has Ix.'t-n ill .since thnr move fnuii West Union was rcri.irU'd imu-h bolter Monday o; thi.s wee);. • * • » Judy Dahl. who is atlrndiiu', school in Omaha, spent Thanksgiving vacation with In r patents, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Dahl. Mr. and from Decor', dinner with C'orkerv. Mrs. John Cnrkery lii had Tli;.,i'..:snivinK Mr. Mr Thanksgiving the Dr. E. J were Judy Arlie cAROUND TOWN... Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Heth, Donna and Dennis and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson were Thanksgiving Day dinner guests in the A. L. Bullock home in Mr. and Dahl, Kcnn.y Sperry. dinner guests at Dahlquist home Mrs, Vic Dahl, Sawyer, and Mr. and Mrs. linh Pear.-,.in. Inwa City. Leonard Pi-arson. Poslville, and Mable Pearson, Momma. spent Tliaiiks-jinnj; with Mrs, Mryna Mnrllcriniv • • • • • Guests in the Klnier Nelson home Thanksgiving \ven- Mr. and Mrs. Her.on KcUhart. Oelwein, Mr. and Mrs. Win. Mack and Chris, Waterloo and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hein and family, i-'an- bank. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Prestien were Sunday dinner guests in the Vernon Prestien home at Sunnier. • • • • Diane Vermu/.en and Ben Schneider, Cedar Rapids had Sunday dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Vermazen. Their daughter dianc who is attending college al Coe, spent Thanksgiving vacation at home. Drivers Guides, Accident Forms- Available At Leader Office Fayetie — Iowa Driver'.- (!iude> and blank accident fonn> for use in reporting accidents to the Department of public safety are available at the KAVK'PTK COUNTY I.KADKH office in Kayette. ELEANOR WELLS BECOMES BRIDE OF EUGENE CORKERY Tin St. Mary's Church in New- nu;tcin C'unn. was the scene of a beautiful wedding on Nov. 1C at Kl:(KI A M. Kleanor Wells, daughter (if Mr. and Mrs. William Wells become Ihi- hride of Eugene Corkery, son '>!' Mr. and Mrs. Harry Corkery nf K.'iydte. Inwa. Kev. T. Miciuils performed the i-iTciimnv and read the nuptial Mass. Tin- hride entered the church 'in the arm of her father, gowned in a full length wedding gown of IVarl Whit,. Houquet Taffetta .in,l Chanii-lly lace, the figurine !>iidii-i' ends designed wkh a Salu-ina neckline accented with ap|'lii|iit-d lace roses studded in .•••'•i-d piarls. the sleevi-s long and l;Mje;-e,|. Tin- Imuffian! Taffi-ta > : ;ir; n-pi-a.ed Ihi- lace in a wide ::.il>iun hand. The aisle wide skirt I (1 1I in'n a rinirl sweep. Tin 1 fin- gi-r tip l-'vi-tn-li illusion veil trim••'! witii Cliantilly lace, fell fnun .. hclni<-t edged with Lillies of tin- Valley. Slu- carried a large whit orchid ••' •,•! '•• ,'ii a n.-yver CUB SCOUTS TO MEET SUNDAY The Cub Scouts will hold a pack meeting December 8th iU 7 p.m. in the High School Gym, according to Harold Austin, local Cub Scout Master. Smithfield Hommakers December Meeting The Smithfield Homemakers w.H meet December 10 at the Uonton Harrison home. The meeting will be called to order at 10:00 a.m. Lesson will be on mosaic tile. There will be a potluck at noon. Please bring the following items to the meeting. Scissors, pencil, old jar lid, old cloths or towel, small spoon or paddle to mix the material for the tile, aluminum-foil pie plate, paper plate same size, Christmas metallic paper to cover pie plate, ,small Christmas balls or cones, scotch tape. This is the December meeting and we will have a 50c gift exchange. All township ladies are invited. Senator Alan Vest Illinois, in 1911. His education was in the public schools of Sioux Falls, S.D., at Augustana Lutheran College, and University «f South Dakota Law School. For the past twenty years he has bec?n in active law practice in Sac City, Iowa, including three farms aa CountyAtlorney. He Is interested in farming, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the State Bank of Schaller. A veteran of World War II, he subsequently served as Chief Prosecutor of military government court for Bremen, Germany, and in de-Nazification of trade and industry in the City of Bremen. Vest is associate lay leader of the Sac City Methodist Church, a member of the Sioux City Consistory and other Masonic Orders, Odd Fellows, and Kiwanis International. He is married and has two children. 1957 CORN CROP HARVEST REPORT (Bated on •itimatei from DcKalb'l Crop and V -thcr Obiarvers) American Legion Auriliary Meets Thursday The American Legion Auxiliary will hold their regular meeting this Thursday, December 5, at 8:00 p.m. in the Elmer Nelson home. MAYOR TO PROCLAIM JUUA STEPP DAY Friday the 13th of December has been set aside in Fayette as Julia Stepp Day. That day will be the 100th birthday of Mrs. Julia Stepp, a lifelong resident of Fayette and the area. Mayor Roscoe E. Cousins declared Julia Stepp Day in a proclamation dated on 4 December 1957. Next weeks LEADER will carry the story of Mrs. Stepp's Century-long life including a picture of her. Tlic lu-,t coia jiri,.,i, l :>.ls this year arc in the Western Corn Belt where Nebraska and Iowa have mucli higher yielils than last year. Northern Illinois has an i-xcclli-nt t-ro|i, hut loiith and east'from there, wet weather delayed planting and hurt yields. New York has one of its best crops in several years. The Kast Coast was hurt by a |iruluiiKeil Miinmer drouth and Illinois, Minnesota and Indiana river bottoms had much drowned out corn. EXCELLENT GOOD AVERAGE POOR FAILURE INGELS, BODENSTEINER RECEIVE PORK HONORS Thanksgiving Guests With Mrs. Vern Arthur Marvin E. Ingels of Randalia and Leo Qodensteiner of West Union have both been given National honors in Fayette County in the field of prok production. Ingels has been named Area Champion Pork Producer and Godensteiner, Fayette County Seniors Kolleen Anfinson, Janis Bennington, Ruby Cousins, CORN PICKING BEE , FOR BERYL HALL Friends and neighbors of Beryl Hall, south of Fayette, got Champion Pork Producer, it was together Wednesday, December announced recently by ~ 4th to help picked, as he is unable to due to a recent accident. Those who helped with ma- Kuhena. Freshmen Carole Dah'lquist, Peggy Eischeid, Douglas Fa y , Gary Nading, and Kaye Campbell. Thanksgiving Guests In Grant Kiel Home Thanksgiving Day guests in the Grant Kiel home were Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Wiltsie anc ' M'' 1 Kiel of Fayetto, -Mr. Ingels won the Fayette County Championship in 1950, retained his County Championship this year and was awarded the Area Championship on this year's records. Ingels' records show he raised 308 pigs from 33 sows, for an average of 9.33 pigs per litter, with a gain of 1.10 pounds per day from birth to market. The efficiency of production and the total pounds of pork produced, as well as the management of the operator, are the basis for judging. The contest is set up on a long-time basis, enabling County Champions to enter year after year to try for the Area Championship. All records from Fayette County were considered in this year's Area Contest. There are eleven Areas set up in six midwestern states. One 1954. After two years as an assistant in St. Joseph's Parish, Bellevue, Iowa, he was named chaplain of St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, in August, 1956. mislaid or forgotten to return * ujrwuw «»«* • — ••—*- St. Paul Seminary, St. (Paul Min- His brother, the Rev. Gerald yours to your chairman. The Rev. Lowell J. Shekleton, nesota. He was ordained to the Shekleton, is also a priest of the Christmas seals fight T,B. ALL 37, has been named pastor of the priesthood February 22, 1940, by Dubuque Catholic archdiocese. year round, Church of St. Francis of Asslsi, the late Archbishop Henry P. Father Shekleton assumed his Mrs Harold Eavle, local chair- Fayette, Iowa, and the Church of Rohlman. He served as an assist- new duties in Fayette on Novem- St. Francis Xavier, Hawkeye, a nt pastor of the Church of the ber 29. Iowa, He succeeds the- Rev. Nativity, Dubuque, from 1946 to Thanksgiving Dinner guests in the home of Mrs. Vern Arthur of Randalia were Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Arthur and family of Sumner, .. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Arthur and Rill RinrV, Max Gross, Bill family of Randalia, Mr. and Mrs. chinery and labor were: Bill h mch, IVlaxoros, y ood of Perotvali Van Buren> Wilbur wie rck, Ira Hughes, and Kuth INims. Jowa ;md ^^ f . |mily ?nd Mr Juniors and Mrs. Charles Unrich and n u \U -1,'no FeWie family of Birmingham, Iowa, Barbara Nadmg, &««« and Ml , anc , Mrs . jack Grant of Roberts- andFrank. Pickett. Lansing . Sonhomores Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood were .. _„. . _ ,_,,„. ^.^».= "—„ -.. —...>.. ,L_.~ i i J PI • fiuest in the Arthur home from man, Dave Thompson, and Ralph Qn the Iowa state College Cam- Sharon Blaker and Liame w dnesday to Sunday. Richmond. pua a t Ames November 26. y — Women who prepared the Z_ — «imif>u meals were: Mrs. Milford Owen, John J. Roskopf who has been PI FASE RETURN Mrs. Scott Oatrander, Mrs. Axel transferred to St. Theresa's i uunuu »»« ,_ December announced recently by Farmers him get his corn Hybrid Hogs of Hampton, Iowa, sponsors of the National Champion Pork Producers Contest. Mr. Bodensteiner, the new County Champion, raised 171 pigs from 19 sows, for an average of 9.05 pigs per litter with a gain of .96 pounds per day from birth to market, A personalized, engraved plaque was awarded to Mr. Bodensteiner a't the Champions' Recognition Dinner held T I M- .-, ,..; .- •. ,.,, ,,. ,. v:1 , virs. Sim-l'-y Frank, sist r o 1 tl-e ' ride '>'.' N' 1 '•' Ma- .'M I'ii n . and her i'.nwn ••>•;,• lull ie-r-.th American lleaniv p- \ v'v- t-.-i n v ivi bands trimmed with seed pearls Cor hi ad pieces and carried a boquel ol red and white sweetheart roses. The bridesmaid was Ruth Campbell, friend of the bride from \Vi-st field. Mass, arm her .gown was identical to that of the maid uf honor. Both wore white ,mitts. r.oi\' t; J| n. llttrkcry, •J>7v>lhpV (if I'll- :;ro.iin an.I Cautain in (he US A K was l»-st man. While Donald Wells, brother of the bride was groomsman. 'I'll' ring hearer was Donald Jr. Wells, nephew of the bride. William Wells. Newinglon Conn, and Kdwaril Frank, New Haven Conn, were the ushers. Paul Parney, Glen Oakley, Scott Ostrander, Axel Heinemann, Otto Nehlsen, Robert Ktemp, Paul Voshell, Milford Owen, Raymond Hall, Frank Hall, Delbert Wegner, Keith Logan and hired- /mniPTMAC CCAIC Heinemann, and Mrs. Beryl Hall, parish, Lamotte, Iowa. The an- CnKlMWLrW uC/UiiJ Hall had his hand crushed in a nouncement of the appointment It has been about a month since hay hoist and has been unable to came from the Dubuque arch- you received your Christmas wor k. diocesan chancery. seals, Less than 'A of the letters _ A native of .Lawler, Iowa, have been returned. Would you fjanje Catholic Pastor At Father Shekleton was educated heck and see If you have „.»*_ A«J or forgotten to return rayette Ana m man. Area Champion lias been chosen from the County Champions in each Area. The announcement of the Area Champions was made at the Ames event, and the eleven Area Champions were taken on an expense-paid tr;p to the International Live Stock Exposition in Chicago this year by the sponsoring company. Mr. Ingols made the Chicago trip this year. Among the primary purposes of the contest is to learn what methods are used by those pork production Champions to help iiiake them Champions. This information will be made available to all farmers who raise hogs so thut they may benefit from the good practices and experiences of men like Mr. Bodensteiner and Mr. Ingels, Mr. And Mrs. Grant Kiel To California Tuesday Mr. and Mrs. Grant Kiel will leave Fayette next Tuesday for California. While there they will visit at the home of Mrs. A. H. Nicholls of Manhattan Beach, California. Mrs. Nicholls is Mr. Kiel's daughter. The men in the wedding party wore tuxedo Navy blue suits and ties. The brides mother chose for her daughters wedding a pale blue satin dress wilh white accessories and wore a white orchid Tin. 1 grooms mother wore Navy blue with powder blue accessories and a white orchid. For going away the bride wore a black and red sheath dress and red velvet French Morel and black accessories. The reception was held at the Nutmogger House, Newington Conn., from H to T) and about 150 guests attended. A dinner was held for the immediate I'amily and friends at Nulmeggcr Hotel. They left for a trip to New York, Washington and will go by the Southern route to Abilene Texas where both are stationed. Eleanor is a 1st Lt. in the Nurses Corp and Eugene is u Captain in the Air Force. District Scout Officers To Be Elected Officers of the Monteya District Boy Scouts of America, will be elected at the districts annual business meeting which will be held at IV.OO p.m., Monday, December 9, at the home of James Weaver, Oran. Dr. Gene Beck, Fayette, district chairman, announced that the district nominating committee will report on its selection of candidates for district officers, executive board members, and district, members at large for 1958. The business session will include reports on Scouting in the Montega district during 1957 .by the following committees; Organization and Extension, Leadership Training, Advancement, Finance, Camping and Activities, and Health and Safety. In addition there will be reports on the Commissioner program. Attending the meeting will be institutional representatives, district officers and members at large,

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