Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on April 24, 1958 · Page 1
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VOLUME 42, NO. 43 FAYETTE, IOWA Price Five Cents 24 APRIL 1958 thru the week with the editor We were printing tickets for the Fayette Police Department last week. Some how, one ;^>l into the wrong hands and someone gave a ticket to a local student, signing Mai-tin's name to it. 11 w Now, we t>Vi n keep the. Thank Notes in the safe . . . Wh.it if someone got hold of one of them'.' ttvv We meant to mention last week about Rev. Johnson's ev< ning sermon of week ago Sunday. He said to make decisions when y;ui arc in an 'even' moiul. Not .i >yf'il or depressed, ttw We thought that was vi iy good advice. If you look back over yoin- ..-.-.! jjiv. diink nf how many bad decisions you've made an I under what conditions you made them. ttw Fayette Legion Auxiliary Chooses Girls' State Delegate Marjorie Downing, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Downing, was chosen by the Fayette Unit o) the American Legion Auxiliary to attend the Girls' State at Cedar Falls. June 15 to 21. Barbara Nading, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wnlt Nading was chosen a.; alternate. ttw Some lines got mixed tib in BO'J Lewis' ad last week. We think all you ladies probably noticed the thread two spools for 89c. One lady said that she thought it was just some better thread. Another gold, ttw We enjoyed having the Cub Scouts go thru the LEADER office and plant last week to see a newspaper from the 'oilier end.' Thursday morning the UIU graphic arts class tinned the place, so we had lots of visitors last week. ttw Several have asked about our historical series. Due to some people being away whose material and recollections we need, they will begin about mid-May. ttw Next week the former editor will be back again. Josephine Boi-chert will be 'holding the fort' for us while we are in Washington, D.C. (at the expense of the Republican party and the Citizenship Clearing House.) ttw You ought to notice the bed of white blossoms behind the homes of Miss Madge Bcnton and Miss Nellie Stevenson. ttw We think Ott Finger is putting forth a pretty good idea when he puts his souvenir menu. Take a look. They'll be ready in about ten days. ttw It's good to have Margaret Finger back witli us. She's been in Iowa City in the hospital. ttw We have beon fascinated by the array of plant life making itself known around our house and lawn. Things we haven't known we had until now are coming with the spring, ttw We were honored to have Mr. and Mrs. Vic Dahl and Dr. and Mrs. James Sparkman as our dinner guests Friday evening. We've decided that as long as we try to have a dinner each week for someone with whom we'd like to get better acquainted, we'd make it a couple of college folk and a couple of town folk, that way to introduce others to others as well as to ourselves. ttw That new Standard station of Buzz' is hurrying to completion. A most beautiful view is presented to us here at the LEADER ___ of both the improved station and 440 . yd Dash the new Colgrove-Walker build- aao . ycl . R Un ing on the UIU campus, ttw Well can't think of much more to say now. Except, See ya some- tiie -Don Dr. Be Jc's Class To Present Dance Pageant FAYETTE — Friday night, April 25. the Fayette grade •vhoo! and junior high will present a dance pageant in the high school uym. The public is invited to attend and admission is free. The program will begin at 7:30 ;> m. The public school physical education classes are taught by physical education students from I'eper Iowa University under the 'ir.-ction of Dr. Gene Beck. This N o".ram will attempt to show ;> ' • nt< and community how d:inee instruction progresses in difficulty as children grow older and how the style of dances changes. K.vh grade will do a different ' nee, ;m follows: first-Glow- v 'Tin: in-tructi.! 1 , Joel Alderdyce; • ••:ml-<>K Johnny: instructor. V. ryl Sell; third-.Solomon Levi; in.itruc'or. Hob Johnson: fourth- Texas Schi ttisehe; instructor, Bob George; fifth-Rye Walt?.; instructor, Elmer Alderdyce; sifth- Schottisclie; instructor, Bob Whit e; seventh-Varsouvicnna; instructor, Darwin Benson; 8th- Fox Trot; instructor, Gussie Crafton. F.H.S. Presents "Annie Get Your Gun" FAYETTE — The Fayette High School dramatics and musical departments have secured permission from Rodgers and Haminerstein to present the musical "Annie Get Your Gun". Tho music and lyrics are by Irving Berlin and the book is by Herbert and Dorothy Fields. ,.iLs stage production has a cast of fifty-six and the main parts of the play are being double cast. Annie Oakley is to l)e played by Kolleen Anfinson and Carole Dahlquist, Frank Hutlcr by John and Ben Rohdc, Charlie Davenport by Max Gross and Doug Fay, Winnie Tate by Knthy Shaffer and Elaine Kuhrns, and Tommy by Mike Lewis and Lowell Paul. Other important characters in the piny are Donna Heth as Dolly Tate, Bob Marvin as Chief Sitting Bull, Bill IIuKhes as Buffalo Bill. Chuck Ctooder as Mr. Wilson, and Mike Eischeid as Pawnee Bill. May 13 and If) are the dates on which this excellent musical is to be given in the high school gym at f! p.m. in the evening. Dureau \*hmm Visit Comics r.:~a Tslb C --nre-^Tian Homy O. Talle, Second District of Iowa, greets delegates to a meeting of Iowa Farm Bureau women held In Washington April 15 and 16. Delcgu'zi from Ino Second Distilct, pictured above, are, back row, left lo right: Harlan H. Appleby, f;.umhc::ei; Mis. Olto Raimuiscn, Wlnneshlek County, I' ;. Robert McCuIro, r!^!y Cioss; Mrs. Floyd Hodgden, Oxford Junction; Mrs, John Ma.tins, Pottvllle. front row: Mrs. Howard Knupp, Vlnlorv Mrs. Casper Schoulte, McGregor; Mrs. fay Green, UcWIttj Cororcssman Talle; Mrs. Floyd G. Booth, Marlon/ Mrs, Elolio Stewart, Fresion; and Mrs. LaVerns Bahe, Oelwoln. FHS Places First at Track Meet Fayette Cancer Drive Is Tonight SENIOR CLASS TO HAVE CAR WASH The Senior Class of the Fayette High School will have a carwash this Saturday, April 26th. Cars will be washed at the school and at the Standard Station. Call 206 and your car will be picked up and delivered. Price is SI.00 per car and the money will be used for the class trip. OTT'S DRIVE-INN TO GIVE SOUVENIR MENU A souvenir menu pointing up both the interesting and historic points of Fayette is being prepared and published by Oil's Drive-Inn here. The souvenir menu will feature high points in Fayette's history and a guide to places in Fayette to passing tourists and people coining here to visit. Mrs. W. A. Ross Died In California Mrs. W. A. Ross, an aunt of Paul E. Davis of Fayette, died last Friday. She forerly resided in this area for many years. She was in her late eighties. Services will be next Saturday in Oolwein at the Brant Funeral Chapel. West Central To Present Play The Junior Class of West Central Community School will present the annual spring play "Who's Batty Now?" on the evenings of April 25 and April 26. The first performance will be presented o*. .'^7: Maynord Com- Jack FAYETTE — A siren at 6:30 this evening 'will sound a warning and an alarm. Heralding the advancing march of about half a hundred block workers, the warning "to/ill be to CANCER. For these men and women will be asking you for the funds to press the fight along the lines of education and research. A small amount of the money you give will go as well to service, providing funds for housekeeping help, for transportation to and from treatment centers of cancer patients, and for pain-killing drugs. Give generously, and if you have questions, put them to the friend who rings your doorbell. If you wish to see some particular film make that request as well. And speakers for club and organization programs arc yours for the asking, without charge. Taking part in tonight's driv.; are Mrs. R. Addy, Mrs. H. Austin, Mrs. R. Meyer, Ethel Clark. Margaret McSweeney, Mrs. Harry Skipton, Mrs. L. Sstrander, Mrs. Hazel Rasmussen and Mrs. E. A. Billings. In addition, Mrs. Roscoe Cousins, Wayne Sctiichtl, Mrs. Harold Earle, Mrs. R. R. Erion, Mrs. Eb Eischeid, Mrs. Van Bogart, Rev. A. J. Felter, Mrs. Ellis Thompson, Mrs. Loren/. Wilke, Mrs. Kinsel, Mrs. Paul Gourley, Jan Danker, Mrs. Clough, Mrs, Don Timmerman and Mrs. T.'.'u Richards will be taking to the field. Other workers are Mrs. Beck, Mrs. Art Crawford, GROUND - TO^V... Mr. and Mrs. Vic Dahl and Dr. and Mrs. James Sparkman were dinner guests in the home of Ri i). and Mrs. Donald L. Kimball last Friday evening. West Ceniral Ranks which nil >-as-.n! 71! taking th Grade -1 tirade 5 Grade (i Grade 7 Grade H Marjoric Hie preschoi day, May !i childn n wh High in Scholarship \Vest Central : recently par. .'a Hasic Skills Tim school approximately par!. main ar< .1 : of liasir Head in.i;. ) .an"uai;e. Skill'; and Arithme- ! pel '''I'll! lie our si'hnol s\\ leill as I'oiupositi'f: nf Iheso areas. 72nd. percentile — ins oiii' Iliird ;<rad< sur- 'f i very 100 .--clio .Is ts. - -- 72nd. percentile (Will, percentile 92nd. perc< nlile liOth. pi rcent lie - 7!l!h. percenlile Honstetter will hold n] roundup on Mon- .l!i. llir.ll. Parents of o will lie en roll in;.; in kindergarten next fall are invited to meet in the kindergarten room in Maynard at 10:30 a.m. and in Randalia at 2:30 p.m. Mrs. Milo (Schneider, Mrs, Arnold Heth, Mrs. Ricky Rogers, Mrs. Monte Fay, Mrs. Roger Lund, Mrs. Fred Dennis, Mrs. J. Rcdel and Mrs. Jakie Yearous. munltj* 1 Hail at' 8 p.m., Friday, April 25th, and the following evening at the Randalia Schqol at !i (p.m., Saturday, April 26. Appearing in the cast are: Virginia Henniges, Roger Decker, Marilyn Anderson, Jim Arthur, Janice Hofhne, Richard Tock, April Birthday Club Steve Bryant, Barbara Fish, Donna Turner, Don Fish, Ronald Brockman, and Bonnie McClain. The production shall be under the direction of Mr. Richard Pcderson. The general public is urged and invited to attend. Public Sale In Mrs. A. Llewellyn Home A public sale of the household floods e,'.' the laic Mrs. Agnes Llewellyn of Fayette »vll !-.• held next Saturday at 1:30 on her hom< a! G12 Washington St. here in Fayette. Thiele brothers are tin- auc ti.'inoer:; and the Stale Bank of Fayette will clerk the sale. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Billings ac- comiianied Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Morse of West Union to the dedication program for the new Valley High School., Clermont-Elgin reorg,mixed District, on Sunday. • • • • • The Philatheas will meet with Mrs. Justus Herwig on Wednesday. April 30 with picnic dinner ai 12:!. r > p.m. • * * • Mrs. Glen Thomas has returned to her home after spending the winter months with her son and youngest daughter and family in Medford, Oregon. Also spent several weeks with her sisters and brothers in Chicago and Ilinsdale, 111. * * • • Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Heth en- (••rtained the following at dinner Sunday following their son, Dcmr •' • e->fi'"rv'>tien at the Lutheran ei:ii' Mr. ;,nd Mrs. A. L. Bullack '•- '^..iwe'n. Mi 1 , and Mrs. Walt Heth and f; mily o f Fair- ban!; Mr. and Mrs. K M Heth and f mily of Hnvki \"j, Mr. and Mrs '•'.!,. 1'V'hart "nrl family of Arlington, Mr. and Mrs. F, J. Sinnott, Mrs. E. Hanson and June of Randalia, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Heth and Clemence. • * » » F.i'jhl neighbors ladies held a I'arcwoll for Mrs. Farley and Raynell Monday afternoon.-The Farleys arc soon returning to their home in Waucoma. Meets Saturday Thank Nile Registration Begins Thursday The Fayette Thank Nile Committee has announced that registration for Thank Nite can begin at once, according to Mrs. Kenneth Wilke, Chairman. The first drawing will be held on Saturday, May 3. Progressive merchants will have a THANK NITE STORE sign displayed so that persons interested may register. The April Birthday Club will hold their annual meeting Saturday, April 26th with Mrs. Mae Miller for a one o'clock favorite dish luncheon which will be followed by a program. Meat-potatoes, rolls and cake will be furnished. Bring covered dish and own ta'ble service. For transportation contact Mrs. A. Wood, Red 94 or Mrs. S. Chittendon, 4903 or A. Wilson, Blue 71. Everyone who has an April birthday is cordially invited to attend. CUB SCOUT PACK MEETING SUNDAY NITE The Cub Scouts and parents will meet at th" Fayette Ilitfh School Sunday night. The' meeting will be n dessor' pot-luck and will be hi Id at 7:00 Dr. Paul Gourley will be the new Cub Master for Fayette. II.• succeeds Harold Austin. Fayette placed first at the invitational track meet at Monona Tuesday evening. These are the results of the meet. Quad County Track Meet at Monona. Team Scores 69 % 60% Fayette Klkader Monona 58 Vi Postville 27 Waukon 26% West Union (North) 23% Calmar 9 Edgewood 7 Strawberry Point 6V2 Coggon 3 First Place Winners 120-yd. High Hurdles — Max G ross 180-yd. Low Hurdles — Frank Pickett - Larry Maxson Max Gross Shot Put — Jim Davis Mile Relay — Jim Davis, Bob Marvin, Max Gross, Larry Maxson Second Place Winners 120-yd. High Hurdles — Frank Pickett 180-yd. Low Hurdles — Bob Marvin 440-yd. Relay -*• Mike Eischeid, Mike Smith, Chuck Gooder, Larry Maxson 880-yd. Relay — Mike Eischeid, Deane Watkins, Duane Watkins,Chuck Gooder Third Place Winners Medley Relay — Frank Pickett, Chuck Gooder, Mike Eischeid, Kip Knight Fourth Place Winners Shot Put — Deane Watkins Broad Jump — Mike Smith Fifth Place Winners 880-yd. Run — Gene Van Buren 220-yd. Dash — Mike Smith Discus Throw — Duane Watkins Junior High Division (only three events) First Place 100-yd. Dash — Lee Burns 440-yd. Relay — Lee Burns, Steve Vermazen, Pwight Durfey, Paul Wegner 880-yd. Relay — Lee Burn, Steve Vermazen, Dwrigt Durfey, Paul Wegner Third Place 100-yd. Dash — Dwight Durfey Development Commission Executive Board Meets Next Monday The Executive Board of the Fayette Development Commission will meet next Monday evening at the City Hall. The board is made up of all officers and the three elected directors. DALE WOOD TEEN-HOP HERE NEXT MONDAY There will 'be a Teen-age Teen Help at the Fayette High School gym next Monday at 7:30. Price is 50c. CHAMBER MEETING AT G & B Quality and Economy Keys To Education Program "Quality and economy are key words in a four-point program needed for Iowa schools", said listiicts formed during the last half of Hlf.7, replacing 112 old districts. However, size is not always the answer because neither economy or quality are increased after a reasonable number of students are obtained, "A broader base for local school taxes is needed. Property alone is not adequate. Increased property taxes in the last two years for local schools have amounted to 20 million dollars with no increase in state aid. And the budget, for 1D50, now being prepared, indicate a large property tax irv.Teasc for next year. The time has come for property tax . relief through increased aid for local schools. "Finally, the slate of Iowa owes every Iowa family the opportunity to give its children a college education. Not all will Not (continued from page Butch Heth, Maurice McBride and brother and Ken Rankicr participated in tree planting at Camp l';owanis Boy Scout camp near Waverly Saturday. High School To Have Spring Music Concert The Fayette High School instrumental and vocal music departments will combine in a spring concert Tuesday evening, April 29. The band will play contest numbers on this program as well as a variety suitable to all who attend. Among the vocal numbers will be a preview of the musicul "Annie Get Your Gun" which will be presented in May. Proceeds from this concert will be used to defray contest entry fees. t) Dr. And Mrs. Robert Fox Visit With Parents Dr. and Mrs. Robert Fox of Baltimore, Maryland, arrived here last Sunday evening. They are visiting -with their parents. Mrs. J. D. (Nellie) Parker is the mother of Mrs. Fox who is the former Elanor Parker and Dr. Fox is the son of Mrs. A. J. Fox of Fayette. Dr. Fox will be in Minneapolis on business Wednesday and Tnursday and will return home today (Thursday). Dr. and Mrs. Fox plan to return home next Sunday afternoon or Monday morning. The Fayettc Chamber of Commerce will meet at the G & B Cafe tonite for its monthly meeting. Meeting time is 6:30. Guests In E. Vermazen Home Guests this week, in the Ernest Vermazen home are his mother, Mrs. Mae Vermazen of Argyle, Iowa and his sister, Mrs. Lois Holdefer of Blue Island, Illinois. They will return 'Friday. Fayette was strong in Relay strength, Hurdle Strength and 440 and 880 yd. Runs. Fayette was the only school to place in all relays. Placing in 12 of 17 events (more than other schools) and winning 6 of 17 events. TONITE Dr. William G. Murray, candidate for the republican nomination for governor. "These points include, (1) good instruction, (2) well planned reorganizations, (3) state financial aid for local schools, and (4) adequate college buildings so a college education is available lo all qualified Iowa students. Quality education means well trained teachers who know their subjects as well as how to teaoh. Since Iowa has many teachers who have not had the training required for the subjects they teach, this is an objective that should be emphasized. Economy as well as quality in Iowa schools can 'be achieved by school reorganizations that provide full size classes taught by competent teachers". "Dr. Murray added, "Reorganizations of this type are definitely on the way according to the De- MRS. ROGER OLSON has quite a time studying' with" help tne ^og anc j trying to assist five-year-old son Danny, a kindergarten partment of Public Instruction |p Up ji, with his school lessons. Mrs, Olson is among UIU wiven at- which reported 14 new enlarged tending classes ut the college. (Courtesy Register)

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