Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on December 26, 1957 · Page 2
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Established in 1914 Published irwy Thursday morning al Fayette, 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 I EDITORIAL- NAy I I ASSOcfATI^N Editor and Publisher Assistant Editor Linotype Operator 26 DECEMBER 1957 CREEK-BOTTOM COMMENTS by Reuben The recent NATO conference pointed up above all else the utter hopelessness and spiritual bankruptcy of the civilized (?) world in this atomic age. It would seem the only hope for peace is greater effort toward preparing for war. No nation ever armed for peace, because peace needs no armaments, other than an in-" . , , ternational police force capable rirst Methodist Church of curbing international banditry P»«I *\ Hmcher, Minister and piracy on the high seas. God Sunday School 9:30 a.m. in his Heaven must feel great CHURCH SCHEDULE Grace Lutheran Church J. D. Wangerin, pastor Sunday School _ 9:30 a.m Divine Worship 10:30 a.m. DONALD L. KIMBALL JOSEPHINE BORCHERT _ WAYNE BARNES _ umuivuc vucimui ~ _, BUCK MAXSON Shop Assistant sorrow as he sees the leadership Morning worship MISS ANNA WILSON ~,_.. 'S. "Fayette Corrsepondent of the "free world" and the ... . Maynard Correspondent "Communist world" hurtling on- Wesleyan Methodist 10:30 a.m MRS. FRANK CUMMINGS MRS. TED LENrUS MRS. RALPH DICKINSON ... EDITORIAL THE COFFEE BREAK IN AMERICAN LIFE Randalia Correspondent ward, toward the scorching Howard W. Johnson Lima Correspondent searing death and destruction of Sunday Sehoo' - an atomic misslc war - Morning Worship Youth Service Evangelistic Service Prayer Service Thurs. However, we dc not subscribe to the pessimist opinion that an atomic war would destroy all In the rush and roar of daily business and activity civilization. The late Dr. Albert A, i i. j ,i . c Einstein stated shortly before his many Americans have not realized the importance or d ea t n , that nuclear war at it's such a 'little' item as the coffee break. W0Ist . would not destroy over 807c of civilization. There would be enough intelligent people, books, and blue prints left, for those remaining to sadly and laboriously rebuild the schools, hospitals, factories, and cities; then STRIVE TOWARD PEACE AMONG MEN, ON EARTH. • Pastor 9:30 am 10:30 a.m. 7:15 p.m. 8 8 p.rr. p.m. Large corporations, employing many thousands of men and women, have realized in recent years the importance of the coffee break. The few minutes away from the eight-hour grind (that's for the fortunate factory workers who can get by with it) are usually enough to recreate the perspective and genuine willingness to do your job and do it better. The greatest joy is the joy of achievement, and everyone is a sharer in this joy, altho it's always in retrospect. Thus, anything that enables one to do his or her job, and do it better' as a result of a moment for refreshment, is certainly worthwhile. In fact, it is downright silly of an individual to disregard such an important phase of the day as a break from routine. Now, coffee, altho a stimulant- provides much less for the human body than the minutes away from your work. In other words—just change the atmosphere for a moment or two; look at something different; say a short prayer; rest; relax; think about something away from what you've been doing the previous hours and YOU'LL RETURN TO YOUR WORK MORE WHAT YOU'RE DOING' ATTITUDE AND FEELING St. Francis Church Father John Roskopf Sunday Masses: 7:30 & 10:30 a. T Weekday Mass: 7:15 a.m. Confessions: Sat. 7:30 to 9 p.n Randalia Methodist Gale Hawhee, Minister Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. THIS WEEK —In Washington "*! With Clinton Davidson Here Is the Inside story buck of Russia's Sputniks and Intercontinrn- tnl Ballistic Missiles and whnt they really mean, taken from the of- )flclnl llles ot the Defense Department for exclusive use In this column. The [acts have been made available to us by military and State Department oinelnls in order to set the record .straight. Publication has been cleared through security ofllclaLs It has been no secret among military and intelligence officials that Htmsln ordered full speed ahead on the development of rCHM programs as lonp ago as I!)!>2 Fur reasons explained to us, the United States- stressed Intermediate Kutmo Italli.stle Missiles. We roieJiol our objective nhonrt ot lius.sia We have seveial types of nil'Mies, each capable oi enrry- a 'limlc or livdri'ten Haib 'M 'ls n00 t'. '.' 000 miliv (Is ol ba.es li .... •);. |:'lUV 'lu'd I ' 'tils" (•>•! a. havlnc no s 'r 1 ed on devrl Professional & Business Directory from liun-ii h -y We have mi which ir strike 'i ('l) lillM'S Miiiu"it ol i i" ,,000 l -ip-UlIc 111"! I '•i|i:n\ (I the i e.l : h win d un!"s t i- i i . .ml-. using t he J ') INTERESTED IN WITH A BETTER 10000% BETTER! AN APPEAL FOR NEWS We have written before on the need for news for your LEADER, so please forgive the repitition. We want to point out that we are a small newspaper and all our readers must be the news staff. So, when you go away, have guests or do anything that's newsworthy, please let us know. It's YOUR paper. Don't be modest about it because we want to know what you're doing and so do your friends. Let us hear from you a lot in 1958! HAPPY NEW YEAR I In the matter of "total destruction", we like to now and then recall the humorous story of a certain artillery practice session, back in World War II days. An all-out barrage was laid down on a small spot of woods. Immediately after "cease fire", a high ranking officer stepped forward, and spoke dramatically to the artillerymen, as to the fire-power they had just hurled into this spot of woods. "No living thing could possibly survive such a barrage". Then he suddenly paused, and turned a deep crimson red. A pretty little Whitetail doe and her fawn trotted out of the smoking target acreage, and gambolled gracefully off to an adjacent wooded area. • • • • • Very best Holiday Season greetings to all "Creek-bottom" column readers, friends and critics alike. We promise to try even harder in 1958, to hew where we THINK the "line" to be, and "let the chips fall where they may". IK SERVICE Fort Jay, N.Y. (AHTNC) — Army Pvt. Donald D. Van Sickle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Van Sickle, Route 1, Fayette, Iowa, recently was assigned to the Military Police Detachment at Fort Jay, N.Y. Van Sickle, a clerk, entered the Army in July 1957 and completed basic training at Fort Carson, Colo. The 19-year-old soldier is a 1956 graduate of Fayette Consolidated High School. THE DRIVER'S SEAT A Winter Increases Destruction m By Rats and Mice High In Soybean Prices Ames, scarcity fall could Iowa — The general of cash soybeans this mean the season's __ . high price will be set this winter, price has been jitst Iowa State College Economist level, less storage Francis Kutish said today. Kutish warned, however, that soybean prices aren't lifely to be much over loan level next summer. The United States Department of Agriculture may have to take over sizable amounts of loan-default beans next spring unless there's a substantial for- RQDENTS ARE A COMMUNITY PROBLEM, both rural and urban, and winter is the time they strike in greatest munben? Cdd SSS* toto ba " u> l"""'"^ even A single rat on a farm can cost the farmer $20 a year! A oair of rats can < ( 54 pounds of food in a year and Will dSSl M™L the amount they eat! Rats annually destroy as much food in the United States as one out of every 25 farms produce. Contamination of grain by rodent droppings, hairs and urine has cost the farmer thousands of dollars . through down-grading from grain suitable for human food to that usable only u animal feed. Mouse contamination of grain is increasingly becoming important in many areas where rat populations have been drastically reduced and the mouse population is growing. Such are the alarming, but true statistics furnished by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and compiled in a brochure published by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation of Madison, Wisconsin. It is obvious in the face of facts available that some constructive ., action must be taken to fight an enemy that last year alone destroyed the production of more than 100,000 farms—enough to feed 1 person out of every 15! Clean grain means money in the farmer's pocket. Today the farmer is not as helpless in the face of rat menace as he was ten years ago. In addition to the traditional defensive measures, he can now actively fight this menace with the proven, easy-to-use. rat and mouse killer, warfarin. Discovered in the labo­ ratories of Professor Karl Paul Link of the University of Wisconsin, warfarin was patented by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Warfarin kills rodents by thinning their blood until they die of internal hemorrhage, over a period of 6 to 14 days. It is not a "quick kill" poison and there is no bait shyness. The rodents simply eat warfarin containing baits until they die. Warfarin is comparatively safe when there are children about, because it is slow acting and usually mixed with unappetising cereal baits to be fed to-the rati and mice. The entire community, working together, can win the war against rodents, a campaign that is bound to add up to a cleaner neighborhood, a safer community and the prevention of waste. A few basic steps to remember in personally fighting this enemy are to keep garbage and refuse containers tightly covered, rat- proof buildings by dosing all holes in exterior walls, and make use of any of the rodenticides containing warfarin, available under various trade names in stores throughout the country. Additional information may be secured "V calling your county agricultural agent or local health officer. By the grace of the Angels, we narrowly missed! And at last I got home, and my wife and I kissed And swore I would never again venture out In the snow and the ice, with such madmen about. \ Well, the end of the story was- happy — for ^s. But now, after all of the fear and the fuss And the panic are ended, we'd both like to say God bless and keep 'Twas the night before Christ- THEM, this Christmas day! mas, and on street after street The outlook was dim from the old driver's seat. The- tooting of Economics Forsees Winter horns and loud singing said That spirits of martinis danced in each head. Besides the late shoppers all scampering 'round, Remnants of gay office parties were found A-dancing and prancing, quite fresh from a spree, And more than a few in their cups, you could see. All this boded ill for the motorist mild Who encountered these manacing, recklessly wild Creatures on wheels who, drunk with strange power, Were blinded and deaf to that night and that hour. I flinched and I swerved, and it did seem as though Momentarily I might end up in the snow. Though traffic lights beckoned and warning signs flickered, Most efforts were wasted on cele- 'brants likkered. And so, inch by inch, I edged out of the crowd, Away from the noises, so raucous and loud. And shattered and shaken and shrunk like a gnome, I emerged at long last on the quiet road home. Quiet? — Jehosaphat, what have we here? More fiends on wheels who, in sensing a clear (Path to destruction had stepped on the gas To turn this small highway into a morass. Tires skidded on ice and the vehicles slithered All hither and yon, till I soon became withered With crushing despair for my own destination — Could I really survive this fright'ning sensation? No road signs reflected through wintery starkness; No warnings appeared to give help in the darkness. The twists and the turns, and the highway so narrow Mad© driving a hazard that chilled to the marrow. Then, round the next bend there abruptly appeared A bridge and some headlights — 'twas what I most feared. In that onrushing car that was toward me careening Was a driver quite drunk, and his passenger preen-, shr ili -vi -lnp ' !Min .iv II "ii Mo miM ^l''. liver I' "•' ' • •••;!".('!"; ! 11 1 1 •' ilIflie-nTrv in 1 if the lai'Kit [CUM. We, on the other hi'..ul. '.;r.ou that we can be practically "ot. target" with our I^OO nrle ;:i:icl M missiles. And, we probably cr It) deliver at least 2U of tiw.n lei every ICBM thai Russia could drop on us. We have ba -; cs cnpabl'; of launching the IRI3M in Genu.my. England, Franc?, Italy, .Sai 'I: Arabia, Libya, Morocco, Ala.ska Korea, Japan and Fornn.-a. Important NATO ba:x:; which v,v >x- pect would be made available in uasc of attack are located in Greece and Turkey. President Eisenhower stated, "Four battalions of Corporal Missiles alone are equivalent in firepower to all of the artillery used in World War II on all fronts.' Despite the great importance of missiles, we still have great striking power in our air superiority over Russia. We have a much better defense against airplane attack. "One B-52 bomber can carry as much destructive capacity as was delivered by all of the bombers in all the years of World War II combined," the President said. . But the B-52 will soon be succeeded by the B-5B, a supersonic bomber. Russia, at present, has no adequate defense against our fast bombers. We, on the other hand, nave buUt three great rings of defense to the north of us, the route Russian planes would have to travel over the North Pole to reach U. S. cities. Our military strategists concede that some enemy bombers very probably would gel through our defense. But they Insist that we can—and Russia Knows we can — '-hit her much harder than she could possibly hit us. That knowledge is our best assurance that Russia does not plnn to start a war soon. What, then, Is our greatest danger? About 2,000 years ago <\ drunken, Insane dictator named Nero flred Rome, the capital ot his empire. Our greatest danger Is that a drunken dictator may forget the effectiveness of our deterrents and set the world on fire. DIAMONDS SILVERWARE JEWELRY AND ELGIN HAMILTON AND BULOVA WATCHES SABOE JEWELRY WEST UNION, IOWA Radio & Television SERVICE Schneider Electrical Appliance Store Call 96 Fayette, la. DIAMONDS SILVERWARE JEWELRY AND ELGIN HAMILTON AND BULOVA WATCHES SABOE JEWELRY WEST UNION, IOWA DR. PAUL F. GOURLEY CHIROPACTOR Monday and Friday Evenings By appointment, closed Thurs. Lady Attendant Phone 82 Fayette SCHNEIDER INSURANCE Life Auio-Firc-Liabiliiy and Hospiial 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 Fayette --• . BELLES FUNERAL HOME! Prompf Courteous Service Ambulance Service Phone 199. Fayette Fayette and Maynard | YOUR FULLER BRUSH DEALER E. A. Underwood 214 Linden Street West Union. Iowa " Gene Win. Singer PLUMBING & HEATING FAYETTE, IOWA Phone 247 for Your Plumbing Heating & Wiring Needs Dr. Harry 1. Robinson OPTOMETRIST Hours: 9 a.m.—4 pjn. Ph. 156 oic. Fayette Black 79 res. Iowa Dr. Harry 1. Robinson OPTOMETRIST Hours: 9 a.m.—4 pjn. Ph. 156 oic. Fayette Black 79 res. Iowa Insurance — Real Estate FAYETTE INSURANCE AGENCY Phone 14 BOB ANTHONY JOHN HOFMCYKR DR. E. J. DAHLQUioT Veterinarian Phone 171 Fayette. Ia. BUY, SELL, TRADE or RENT With Leader Want Ads Farmer's Question Corner PREPARED BY American Foundation For Animal Health What About Anthrax? Q: Hon- serious a threat to live- si! • .iiv.xV A: It depends on the locality. AlLhou:;h anthrax has occurred in r!r.io:t every state, there are only a cei',:.:u number of regions where it is a constant li":;artl. Q: Is tho clls- euse very deadly? A: Yes. It Is the most dangerous of all known animal diseases; and It kills human beings, too. Q: What are the symptoms of anthrax? A: Owners may not see any ".symptoms". Often an animal Is s'.if'tbnly found dead, for no known .•.-.line. Then, un'ess prompt steps are taken, anthrax may easily tpread all over the locality. Q: V> !:rt causes anthrax? A: A tiny spore, which lives in I'.ic soU. The rpore form of this ;:.:v.:i en survive for years, and still kill. (J: What can one do to prevent anthrax? A: In "anthrax areas" livestock can be protected by vaccination. However, vaccination Ehould NOT be done except in these areas, or where an outbreak occurs. And In any circumstances, the vaccinating should be done by a veterinarian. Because the anthrax spore is very deadly, and careless or improper handling may actually cause an outbreak. Q: If an animal dies of nnthrax, what should be done? A: Move a 11 stock off the pasture where the animal has grazed. Call e veterinarian 1m- m e d 1 a t e ly to make sure of cause of death. Then follow his guidance on method of handling the rest of the herd, and on disposal of carcass, as the dead animal is a threat to oil other stock In the neighborhood. NOTE—Due to space limitations, general questions cannot be handled by this column. eign outlet found. Farmers have been heavy slor- ers of beans this fall and the about loan costs. The movement into loan should be large enough to force the price of beans up to loan level. Don't expect a bulge in bean prices this year unless something like the Suez crisis or Mediterranean freeze occurs, Kutish emphasized. Early indications are that the oil market won't be as FtronR ns last year. The supply of soybean monl is larger than last year. But there's Ifcs cotfonscorl meal. Offsetting this to wmn extent is the lnr.ee supply of cheap feed grains. There will be more chicks raised nc'Xt year and move hogs, but fewer laying hens and probably less feeding of protein feed to cattle (because of improved forage conditions and elimination of the drouth feed program). The whole soybean situation reflects the fact that this vear's crop was a record-smasher. Supplies are large enough to tie the price close to the loan — which means the price can't go up or clown very much, barring war or other unforscen foreign developments. TYPING PAPER One Ream (500 Sheets) $1.99 Fayette County Leader Fayette, Iowa Well Drilling Modern Equipment Rotary Drill National Cleonup Month fortopoo ^andsiePSrlSt * Here's "PREVENTIVE MEDICINE" that does the world's best job...ends sluggishness in Cesspools and Septic Tanks! CAMP REVIVIT reetorei your cesspool and aeptlc tank to clog. {{••• odor-lree, trouble-lteo •eervjeel iv," miracle ol our'tlrnei—made by ine world • largest producer ol the most elfec tlve sewage chemieale In (he urnrlrfl 1 »* w <»oe chemicals In the worldl AMAZING NEW CAMP "REVIVIT'* """" «•»•• llmt, m»n»r, Ml. Irene!*! Henry & Vandersee SHOPPING LIST ENTIRE FAMILY FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS SOMETHING FOR THE Living Room Suits Dining Room Suits Bed Room* Suits Rockers, Lamps and Rugs Mirrors and Pictures Springs and tyfatt End Tables, Hi

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