DRPT. OF HISTORY ft A^CHIVL'S m-;s :.:oi,\K3 19, IO;VA VOLUME 42, NO. 27 thru the week with the editor Its like Lois Davis said, "All I want for Christmas is December 26th." ttw When in her store Monday we asked her if she got it and she reported that it arrived "right on schedule." ttw Occasionally, we call upon our neighbors in the presidential mansion for help in entertaining our friends or out-of-town guests thru the medium of "Jack Stories." This was the case a week ago Monday evening when, after dinner, we all adjourned to the Garbees to listen. ttw Returning to our home one of the people, a senior in high school, reported, "He sure doesn't act like a college president. He just seems like one of us." ttw And that's a real compliment to anyone. Remeber the words "to walk with kings nor lose the common touch." ttw Then there's Ronnie (whom I've now nicknamed Russell) Kockcr who sent me a statement from the bank, using an envelo'pc and a 2 cent stamp to let me know my morning deposit was Ic less. ttw Want to clarify here. That Connie Becker who won the girls bike in the Rexall contest was not BeckNer, but Becker. She is the daughter of Don Becker, who farms southeast of Fayctte, ttw Buck Maxson got a new red roadster for Christmas. ttw Gelling news is always a bit of a problem. With such a small staff we depend upon a lot of townspeople to call or remind us. We were happy at the response. ttw So, when you have news. Call 11. ttw Ma Chumbley-Frilz has decided to keep her Irish color by calling herself Mrs. O'Fritz. Mildred Walker advised Harley to "make a German out of her." ttw And here's a poem 'the editor found lying on a table in a local place of business and, incidentally, copied and printed without permission. ttw In days gone by as I planted a money tree, I heard it would grow tremendously. My Fayette neighbors the good soil had, So I dizzily settled for some of the bad. Each year they'd have a bumper crop, But, alack, ipoor me, I had not, When it was needed, it rained on the rich, While I next door had my back to the ditch. Don't think I didn't put up a fight, For we all know the Irish and God are right. So, I left the money for those who are rich, And tried the joy of living again, to the last ditch. Returned in time to salvage my crop, Found I'd had fun my rich neighbors had not. Here's a leaf from that wizened old money tree. With all my love, dear girl, to thee. ttw That was written to accompany a Christmas gift. So a parting thought from the Good Book — the rain falls on the just and the unjust. ttw Happy New Year. - -Don ALLAN KING'S VISIT HERE (Mr. and Mrs. Allan King of Mariposa, California have been visiting friends in Fayette this last week. They were friends of the Wesleyan Methodist Church before moving to California. Johnson Sons Home For Holiday Vacation Howard and Lawrence Johnson, the sons of Rev. and Mrs. Howard Johnson of Fayette, have been visiting at home. They are attending Miltonvale College in Miltonvale, Kansas and returned the 30th. ^ Mr. And Mrs. Nuss To Leave For Arizona Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Nuss of Randalia will leave for Arizona this week where they will spend gome time with friends, THE HIGH COST OF SURVIVAL How March of Dimes Funds Were Spent for Polio Paffenfs In 1957 9O%FOR OLD ?f PATIENTS 10% FOR NEW PATIENTS Dean Kenyan Visiting In Texas With Mother Dean Kenyan, Fayette businessman and President-elect of the Chamber of Commerce is spending a few days in Texas with his mother. leif we forget-Thpuiandt pf American! have survived paralytic polls -buf wifh heartbreaking diiabtlitle*. T» help them In their fight for something bettor than more survival Is tho aim of the March of Dimes. March of Dimes Opens 'Operation Comeback' The March of Dimes will launch its 1958 polio fund campaign here and throughout the country in January on the dramatic note that for thousands of polio-blighted victims "Survival Is Not Enough." Most of the money sought in the drive is needed to help disabled polio patients stage "comebacks" from helplessness, to usefulness. The Salk vaccine developed by the March of Dimes has scored dramatically in preventing new paralytic polio cases, officials say, but during the last year it has been necessary to spend a total of $21,700,000 " in March of Dimes funds on the care and rehabilitation of patients. These patients numbered 57,800, of whom 53,000 were victims of old attacks. Since most of this cost ii in the form of continuing care for patients stricken in preceding years, the obligation will continue next year with very little letup, it was pointed out Research Expanded Additional funds are necessary for an expanded research program to explore many new aspects of virology; for the training of professional workeri in the rehabilitation and science research fields; and for a Btill urgent program of public edu- cation to encourage uae of the Salk vaccine. The campaign will be held through the month of January A feature of the opening of the campaign this year will be the observance of the £0th anniver- ury of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, the polio. Behting orranliatlon which the March of Dime* supports. "This will be an occasion for both recalling our victories of the past, including the creation of the Salk vaccine," said Basil O'Connor, president of the National Foundation, "and for looking ahead to new challenge*.' Most important of all, it will be the occasion for pledging ourselves to assist, insofar as we are able, those who were stricken and now still need help." Miss Viola Caldwell Is Here This Week Miss Viola Caldwell, a former teacher here, is visiting in Fayette this week with friends. She now teaches at Waverly. March Of Dimes Opens Operation Comeback The March of Dimes will launch its 1958. polio fund campaign here and throughout the country this week, to last through out the month of January. Richard L. Ronohue, Fayette County Campaign Director, announced that Fayette County has been organized and plans have been made to carry on a vigorous campaign. The theme of this year's campaign is that "Survival is Not Enough" lor thousands of polie- blighted victims. Most of the money sought ' in the drive is needed to help disabled polio patients stage "Comebacks" from helplessness to usefulness. The Salk vaccine developed by the March 1 of Dimes has scored dramatically in preventing new paralytic polio cases, but during the last year it has been necessary to spend $21,700,000 in March of Dimes funds on the cure and rehabilitation of patients of old attacks. The following Fayette County residents have been named chairmen for the forthcoming drive, Mr. Donohue announced today: Arlington — Dan Coffman. Fayette - Mrs. Kenneth Wilke. Sponsoring Organization, Elgin Study Club. Hawkeye — Mrs. Helen Walsh. Mayiuurd —*• -VUUuua .*A« 0;*ek. Oelwein — Paul Ruse, Mrs. Gordon Nicolle. Wadena — Ray Her wig. Sponsoring Organization, American Legion Aux. Westgate — Mrs. R. E. Mullins. Sponsoring Organization, American Legion Aux. Treasurer — Richard Vagbta, West Union. Teens Against Polio County Chairman — Judy Lueder, West Union. Guests In Albert SteggaU Home Mr. and Mrs. Charles Whitney, Kay and Barbi from Garner, Iowa spent Christmas in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Steggall. Mr. Whitney is Superintendent for Hancock County. Guests In Hutchinson Home Mr. and Mrs. Wilber Weers and Cynthia of Cashmere, Washington are spending the holidays with her mother, Mrs. Myrtcn Hutchinson, Fayette, and hi.s relatives in Elma, Iowa. LICENSE RENEWALS Those persons needing driver's license renewals may obtain same at Elkader the 3d of January or in Simmer of the 4th of January. The regular .schedule of testing in Oelwein and West Union will be recontinued on January 8th. Carl Zupke's Leave For Southern Vacation Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zupke liavc left for a vacation i n the South. They plan to spend some time in several Southern States. They plan to be away several weeks. GROUND TOWN... Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Click are spending the holidays with her son and family in Conway, Arkansas. Her son is Bob Fobes. RETIRING Dean Henyan is Elected President Fayette Chamber Fayette — Dean Henyan, Fayette Chevrolet dealer was elected President of the Chamber of Commerce for the year 1958 at last Thursday's chamber meeting. Other officers elected were Vice President Bob Lewis, .Secretary Lois Davis and Treasurer Russell Swartz. Outgoing President E r w i n Goeken became a member of the Board of Directors. Extra candy from the Christmas promotion was given to the Fayette County Home and Dr. Garbee volunteered to deliver it. The presiding officer, Vice- President-elect Bob Lewis, acting in the absence of President- elect Henyan, asked for a meeting of the Promotion Committee by January 10th. Upon motion of L. C. Surfus and a second by Gene Singer the meeting adjourned. Wapsie Area Scout Executive To Colorado Craig H. Mosier, President, Wapsipinicon Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, announced today the resignation of J. D. Annstrong as Scout Executive. He has served the local area in this capacity since December 1, 1951. Armstrong has accepted the posi tion as Scout Executive of the Long's (Peak Council, BSA, serv. ing 13 counties in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming. His assignment there is effective Jan uary 20. The Council office is in Greeley, Colorado. The Long's Peak Council includes 33,000 square miles, and is one of the five largest local councils in the country in area served. Cheyenne, Laramie and Rawlins, Wyoming; Boulder, Fort Collins, Fort Morgan, Sterling, Loveland and Longmont, Colorado in addition to Greeley are major towns. The council has three camp properties and now contem- Fayette County Leads In Bond Sales InvcsUnents in United States savings bonds in Fayette county continued to climb during November, when residents added another $133,000 to push the 11- month total to 81,707,000. The county now has 115 per cent of its $1,707,388 annual quota. Eleven counties exceeded their quotas in November, but Fayette county is one of 18 which had gone over the top previously. Forrest Claxton, Fayette, volunteer county chairman for the savings bonds program, reported that November sales throughout Iowa amounted to $8,499,254, making an 11-month total of $121,908,618 for 85 per cent of the annual goal. National average was 83 per cent. plates development of an additional site with 1500 acres in the territory northwest of Fort Col- ,}ln». „ Currafttly £,000 boys are served in 270 Scouting™ units. There are 8 men on the council staff. During Armstrong's service in the Wapsie Area the council has grown from 180 units with 3,850 boys to 255 units serving 7,000 boys. Extensive development in facilities at Camp Ingawanis have boon made during the past six years. The Personnel Committee of the council will meet soon with regional Scout officials to select the new Scout Executive. President Mosier indicater that James C. Langridge, Assistant Scout Executive, will serve the council during the interim period. The council office recently moved to the new Commnnity Services Building on US Highway 218 between Waterlob and Cedar Falls. Jack Mullins To Return To U.S. Mrs. Jack Mullins and Kelly Layne hove received word from A/2c Jon W. Mullins of his reassignment to Tinker Air Force Base, Oaklahoma City, Oaklahoma, after his return in Feb. from 18 months overseas duty in French Morocco, Africa. He is the son of the Harold Mullinses of Fayette. Mrs. Lucie Wilson is spending several weeks with a daughter in Iowa City. Mrs. Viola Maynard has gone lo visit relatives in Texas. Cecil Spatcher and family of Ames arc spending a few days at the parental George Spatcher home. Clyde Ostrandcr, Mrs. Katherin<! Gross and sons, Max and Loel , were Christmas guests in the I Scott Ostrandcr home. Forrest B. Claxton, President of the State Bank of Fayette has retired from active work at the bank. Other details on the reorganization of the bank will be available following the- stockholders meet' "iirjj January 9th. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sheltpn of Delhi. Iowa spent the holiday season with Mrs. Shelton's mother, Mrs. J. H. Morf and with Mr. Shcltun's parents in Maynard^. Mi-, an ".!:••. Grant Kiel have returned to their home in Fayette from a p wee!; vacation in Calif. Harley Fritz's Return From Illinois Mr. and Mrs. Hariey Frit/ have returned from a week's Christmas vacation in Illinois where ihey stayed with Mrs. Frit/.' daughter and grandchildren. RELAX, HONEY, t WON'T DO ANY MORE TRAFFIC-WEAVING- FOR TKE REST OF THE TRIP/ ROSARY soaerr EECTS OFFICERS "Recently elected officers of the Rosaj-y Society arc as follows: Mrs. Harry Schneider, President; Mrs. Howard Hubbell, Vice President; Mrs. Ellie Thompson, Secretary-Treasurer; Mrs. A. C. Hugan. Publiciety Chairman; Mrs. J;is <MeSweeney, ACCW chairman; Mrs. Jess Thompson, AC'CW Co-chairman. The Rosary Society will meet in the Parish Hall on Wednesday afternoon, January 8th." PAUL VAN BUREN JOINS FAYETTE AGENCY Paul Van Buren, Fayette, has joined the real estate agency of Bob Anthony and John Hwf- Oklahoma Guests In Paul Davis Home Mr. and Mrs. Bob Sanseverino (Sheila Sherman) and sons, Mario and Tony of Tulsa, Okla. were Friday callers at the Davis Rexall Store where Sheila was formerly employed. They are spending the holidays in Volga with her mother, Mrs. Glen Sherrrfan and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Grain. Ticklers By George Rev. Richard Paul Preached Here Sunday The Rev. Richard Paul preached at the Wesleyan 'Methodist Church in Fayette Sunday evening. Rev. Paul works in the east in the Baptist Church. Guests At Wesley Talcott Home Christmas guests in the heme of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Talcott of Fayette were Conrad Talcott, a student at I.S.C. in Ames, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rogers, Mrs. Talcott's parents, Rev. and Mrs. Johnson and their family, and Miss Sylvia Sampson of Fayette. Jess Thompsons Visit In Cresco Mr. and Mrs. Jess Thompson of Fayette visited Sunday in the home of Mrs. Thompson's mother, Mrs. Amanda Dougherty of Cresco. "If I could only "Here's a ti ... that was a wonderful steak! jurt the way I told you to!" meyer, known as the Fayetle Insurance Agency, effective today, January 2, as salesman. Mr. Van Buren was formerly associated with the Town and Country Realty at West Union and farmed south of Fayette. His office will be in the Hofmeyer and Anthony building. The name of the agency will be changed also today and will be known as The Fayette Agency.
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