Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on December 19, 1957 · Page 2
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Established in 1914 Published every Thursday morning ai Fayetie, Iowa SUBSCRIPTION RATES (YEAR) Fayette County . $3.00 Outside Fayette County . . $3.50 SECOND CLASS MAIL PRIVILEGES AUTHORIZED AT FAYETTE, IOWA N A T I O N A L EDITORIAL\&S I I A sib CTA T l"3 N • A f Tl 11 A T f MtMIII 19 DECEMBER 1957 CREEK-BOTTOM COMMENTS by Reuben We are fed up with the political gobbieuyKook about the great need for a 3 percent sales tax in Iowa, with one percent "car- marked" for some noble (?) purpose or other. Governor Loveless has wisely pointed out that an ever increasing total of Iowa properties are owned by absentee land-lords. A 3 percent sales tax Editor and Publisher would be an increased burden Assistant^ Editor for the laborer and tenant farm- on every bag of groceries, AlItND CHURCH EVERY WEE .' PRAY EVERY DAV DONALD L. KIMBALL JOSEPHINE BORCHERT „..." . Assistant JSrtitor WAYN'K BARNES Linotype Operator BUCK MAXSON Shop Assistant — * • — MISS ANNA WILSON .. . Fayette Corrsepondent every pair of blue jeans, every xJSc £ S£ N T K ^£H^ MINGS - Maynard Correspondent pair of footwear, for his kids; MRS. TED LENIUS Randalia Correspondent ,. . ... * .. MRS. RALPH DICKINSON _ Lima Correspondent for the beneflt of tne wel1 fl " nanced businessman and highly paid professional man. Why do the top Iowa Republicans and the Republican inspired leadership of the I.F.B.F. cry out like bleating lambs for a 3 percent sales tax ??? The REAL reason is simple. Because it would benefit most, those wellheeled people EDITORIAL (This editorial was written by Mr. Lew Warren, Publisher of the Oelwein Daily Register.) NEW YORK SUBWAY STRIKE UNDERSCORES PUBLIC DANGER most, those wellheeled people The tragic tie-up in New York- which was caused by who make the best contributions a jurisdictional labor union dispute, emphasizes the vul- Tun ^rJ^o 'LvS^iS^ nerability of our large cities and the stranglehold that reason for not collecting the . • i i i i j I ,1 .i w r State Income Tax in full, certain unscrupulous labor leaders hold on the lire or a . • . • city. It is the worst transit tie-up in New York's history. Fayette County, we are told, Mayor Wagner, who has been identified with lenient [ s tho number one county of all . , i . i • i r- • i i • / i -ii Iowa, in regard efficnlency and labor legislation beneficial to the unions (and especially accuracy of the motor vehicle union leaders) as well as vote-conscious Gov. Harriman, u ^sc department. Credit for this admirable record rests with saw the New York tangle, the enforced absenteeism- the intelligent sprightly Doris Spring- stifling of Christmas business and the unprecedented ™* pin \ sized ™ e ] * dy = r the top motor vehicle license tratfic tie -up, but hesitated to invoke the existent laws clerk of all Iowa. We think it forbidding Civil Service strikes. Over one million pupils pHviSlf^ln? Jgl were unable to attend school. For fear of antagonizing ette County Treasurer. She has the leaders, who refused to use their influence. Mayo* re^ofteelJ^ft't^lta Wagner permitted a city to suffer. Millions of people S°od judgement -and good sports l.i ii r .i . . i.i manship too, for the elderly were hurt because leaders of the state and the city pre- Treasurer to retire, and give his ferred to favor a few individuals. Indisputable sources highly efficient little deputy the , iiiii- i .ii r "green light' for the coming have revealed that the strike action was not the will or 1958 election year. We sincerely the majority of the rank and file labor members. It was hope our octogenarian ^Treasurer caused by an argument over union jurisdiction. Of spe- ™" not ™ keu the sad .™M* ke . . • . . .1 f . .1 . M V 1 r- 1 r> c that a wou l d " be perennial Sup- cial interest was the ract that a New York Civil Defense ervisor made a few years ago. leader could not get to an up-state meeting because it was He finally ran for re -election one impossible to leave New York. He was scheduled to dis- to ° many time8> • 1 c • • • • cuss evacuation plans in case or emergency. , . n , , ... . .. A farmer sent his son to col By the time this editorial is published the strike may lege, Gave him a pat on the be settled, but the sight of a big city held in a straight back - 11 c ° st dad four thousand jacket by nonsensical jurisdictional labor disputes and QUARTERBACK he g0t WaS a weak politicalminded state and city leaders- is something that continues to pose the need for the sort of labor legis- 0RIT11ARV lation that protects both the workers and the public as a p ^ni! McElree whole. When leaders in either business or labor hold The infant daughter of Mr. and enough power to damage the public as a whole and the Mrs. Glen McElree, Peggy Ann economy of large areas, there must be legislation to re- McElree, was bom April 18. 1957 / -n A™ 1 1 . and was called to the beyond move the cause. lheArL-L-lU has gone a long way to December 13, 1957. prove to the public that it is aware of its national respon- she was ill two months and legislation brought out in the sensational Beck-Hoffa was released from human suffer- aibility. Recent actions would tend to soften future labor ^nosp'^^ in the Iowa hearings. But the New York subway strike will not be She leaves * beside3 her p arents forgotten in discussions of labor legislation in Congress and 2 brothers, one grandmother, during the next session. 2 godfathers, three great -grand- z. „ . ., , , . , , mothers, and one great-grand- Events r riday point to a possible solution or the father. Also host of relatives and transit problem. The striking subway motormen have friends offered a formula for ending a work stoppage now in its fifth day. The six point proposal will be submitted to Mayor Wagner and is designed to bring about a conference and a strike settlement. Wagner was expected to , 4$ make a statement sometime Friday on the formula. ^, CHURCH SCHEDULE Grace Lutheran Church J. D. Wangerin, pastor Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Divine Worship 10:30 a.m. First Methodist Church Paul L, Huscher. Minister Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning worship 10:30 a m Wesleyan Methodist Howard W. Johnson- Pastor Sunday School 9:30 a m Morning Worship 10:30 am Vouth Service 715 p.rr. Evangelistic Service 8 pi:: Prayer Service Thurs. 8 p.ir. St. Francis Church Father John Roskopf Sunday Masses: 7:30 & 10:30 a. * Weekday Mass: 7:15 a.m. Confessions: Sat. 7:30 to 0 p.ii Randalia Methodist Gale Hawheo, Minuter Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. ^jj^r wish you a Merry Christmas and roads of happiness in 9 58 \ Henyan Motor Co GAY'S BARBER SHOP Gaylen Bierbower, Prop. ±1 Professional & Business Directory DIAMONDS SILVERWARE JEWELRY AND ELGIN HAMILTON AND BULOVA WATCHES SAE0E JEWELRY WEST UNION. IOWA Radio & Television SERVICE Schneider Electrical Appliance Store Call 96 Fayette, la. DIAMONDS SILVERWARE JEWELRY AND ELGIN HAMILTON AND BULOVA WATCHES SAE0E JEWELRY WEST UNION. IOWA DR. PAUL F. GOURLEY CHIROPACTOR Monday and Friday Evenings By appointment, closed Thurs. Lady Attendant Phone 82 Fayetie SCHNEIDER INSURANCE Life-Auto-Fire-Li ability and Hospital Insurance 'Insurance you can depend on' PHONE BLUE 229 ...Fayette DR. PAUL F. GOURLEY CHIROPACTOR Monday and Friday Evenings By appointment, closed Thurs. Lady Attendant Phone 82 Fayetie BEI.I.KS FUNERAL HOME Prompt Courteous Service Ambulance Service Phone 199. Fayette Fayette and Maynard YOUR FULLER BRUSH DEALER E. A. Underwood 21* Linden Street West Union. Iowa Gene Wm. Singer PLUMBING & HEATING FAYETTE, IOWA j Phone 247 for Your Plumbing J Heating & Wiring Needs Dr. Harry I. Robinson OPTOMETRIST Hourst 1 urn.- 4 pja. Ph. I5B ole Fayetie Black 7t res. low* Dr. Harry I. Robinson OPTOMETRIST Hourst 1 urn.- 4 pja. Ph. I5B ole Fayetie Black 7t res. low* fa'urance ~ Real Estate FAYETTE INSURANCE AGENCY Phone 14 •OB ANTHONY JOHN HOPMKYM fa'urance ~ Real Estate FAYETTE INSURANCE AGENCY Phone 14 •OB ANTHONY JOHN HOPMKYM DR. E. J. DAHLQUIST Veterinarian Phone 171 Ftr**** la, From . .. DUMERMUTH and FAY The peace of Christmas b% youis. BUY, SELL, TRADE or RENT With Leader Want Ads Seasons Greetings EDMES BARBER SHOP A LL OF US at Interstate Power Company think we're mighty privileged to share Christmas with every family in this area. We take pride in the fact that we help keep your Christmas bright and cheerful — through the best possible electric service, the same kind of service we bring you every hour of every day and night. On Christmas Eve, as throughout the year, Interstate people will be on the job, keeping your electric service as constant and dependable as human skill can make it. So when you've finished trimming your tree on Christmas Eve, you'll flick a switch and instantly your tree will bloom with light and beauty — and in that very moment we'll be sharing Christmas with you. All 1200 of us at Interstate Power with all of you, "A very merry Christmas —• and the brightest of New Yeanl" section IS TIIFI EMPLOYEES' OF INTERSTATE POWBft' COJSWY; 4 •iSr '' 4 t< * ,1 > i 1 f mm

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