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Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 2

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Mj Neighbors Established In 1914 NATIONAL EDITORIAL AS(pK^TI <jiN Subscription Rates IT. nd Ad;o:n:ng Counties loun S3 00 Per Year S3.50 Per Year if p ib'r-hed weekly m Fayette. Iowa, and distributed iiy rrwr.ir.p. Entered at the Post Office- at Fayette. Iowa <•'•&?* rr.i-.!t:, under the Act of March 3. 1879. Maur 'ce Slonemen. Owner and Publisher "I will listen to your problems, dear, after I get the kids to bed, clean up, dress up, and go out somewhere with you..." Editorial Comments More Frosting On The Welfare Cake id.r.g program? now proposed in i at least S21 billion over a •d — an average of $5-', billion : spending — according to some •: Oth< rs put the figure much : Goldwater. for instance, esti- .•ear cost at between and S10 '.-.-«• pr...g;an:>. let it be it-member - •>z tne multitude of Congressional e no chance o! pa-sing. They in- y - regarded ones, with in- part, tnc- prog.-a::.* national defense or 01 have nothing related mat- used v> ex- Or. : t.ie money woui ite-itate idea. '..or. ju.-t how all this could be way j S to increase taxes — but the burden of taxation is now a very serious barrier to eo'.nomic growth, industrial investment, and the creation of the new jobs the country needs. Another way is through deficit financing charms and a swelling federal debt, inevitably leading to a new wave of inflation and further degradation of the dollar. Even th >o who support the ever-growing power of the central government — at the expense of state and local rights, obligations, and independence — should think twice about such programs as these. It is no longer a question r.i what some or many of us may think desirable — it is a hard- rock question ivf what we can afford. And, the world situation being what it is, we simply can't afford to add more frosting to the welfare cake. Survival is going to take all the energies and resources we have to spare. Chattin' With Stonev This week v.- w/uld !;!:'• to share with you tr.e t:.oughts and some of the pei-or-rsl writing of one of Favette'- •v.vn residents. E. M. Albright Mr. Albright composes many poems and slogans, and has bad many of them published in ntw.-papers in this area. The following two poems were submitted to us this week by the writer. Fayette County Iowa Sure it's nice to live in Fayette County Iowa With its beautiful scenery and vast prairie farms. Just makes a man want to live a better life Quiets that looking for greener pastures and more abundant Creek Bottom Comments Page 2 June 8, 1961 Fayette Ucder Fayttte, lows — By Reuben The new chairman of the Ad- brainpans". And he also men- verlising Federation of America tioned radio, with two minutes of recrntly told his board, "tiie canned music, and one minute of right to advertise doesn't in- commercial. elude the right to bore the blazes In our personal opinion the silli- out . f 170 million Americans", est of ads are all the super won- IIc took a vigorous verbal swipe derful cigarette filters that let ail at TV ads with "arrows running the good thru, while they keep around people's stomachs hammers banging away in Hawkeye futurity at Des Moines, June 11 "Buzzin" Buzz Barton of Tompa, Fla., currently one of the hottest drivers in the International Motor Contest Association big- car ranks, is a prime choice to win the seventh annual Hawkeye Futurity at the Iowa State Fairgrounds track in Des Moines, on and all tne bad out. Our number one Sunday, June 11. Yes, there are good towns in Fayette County Iowa Hard to find them better wherever you may roam. These downs should be a whole lot better If more people would desire to trade closer to home. their gripe is that pig meal commercial with the tape recorded voice that sounds like a benign country Your home town newspaper church preacher, instead of a brings you the news slick salesman, that always ends Gives you many opportunities, with "you can have confidence in gives you many clues. your - - - man". We know of no reason whatsoever to think this When your toy or girl some wor- particular feed comercial is any thy poject does win more or less (dis) honest than a Your home town newspaper sure dozen-and-one others. puts that news in. The automobile makers have been guilty of their share of bore- Your home town newspaper is dom in the ads as well as boredom skating on thin ice in nuDdels. At the present time ev- If your subscriptions are always cry Johnny-come-lately make of in arrears. "compact" has a two door sedan with bucket type front seats, and What really makes a good home a heck of a fancy model name. town newspaper? They are about as different as so Paid up subscriptions and in ad- many rats under the baled hay. vertising names of business Perhaps the most amasing thing But he will need the throttle of his sturdy Offenhauser wide open to top the field of 40 crack speed loving drivers who are greedy for the coveted trophy and rich rewards received for winning the 50-lap feature. Five sprint races will also be run. Time trials for Iowa's biggest speedway attraction will open at noon. The first sprint race is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. It was in the 1960 Futurity that Barton and Red Lempelius of St. Paul, Minn., unveiled their special Offenhauser racing creation. Lempelius had built the car for Barton's hard driving specifica­ tion often appear You just can't get around it Truth is often spoken in rhymes, in automobile advertising is the tremendous success of the cleverly phrased snob appeal ads of that one "prestige" car that has far outsold all competitors. It pay attention to has been superior advertising, NOT superior workmanship, that Beyond Calculation o u-"ine: ove; barometers are used by econo- s analysts to measure the state One which has grown greatly in the years is retail trade. It has >:. :'. ;-lace oe-.-ide inventory accumulations, •.: ..'iv- t.'.'.e.'its. and other .such yardsticks. T;.i: imply an indication of the fact that ie-rn .- - distribution is the full and equal ::;<..*• of mass production, and that one oouldn't • '. i-iy ex.,.'. without the other. All the pro- no.', of good i one ran imagine would be mean- e- .j.'iie.s an efficient machine existed to <• tiif-m into the hands of consumers. That is k.nd of machine the chains pioneered long ago. In the face of a great deal of skepticism, they worked on the idea that the proper way to sel lwas at low unit profits — and to make a satisfactory profit through big volume. It worked, and other kinds of retailers have fitted the idea into their own operations. Mass distribution has been applied successfully to the sale of all the necessities — food, clothing, household wares, variety goods and so on. The saving to consumers that efficient, low- cost, highly competitive retailing has made possible is enormous, and beyond calculation. Our American living standards have risen accordingly. And Then He Screamed Mo-n people pay their federal income taxes via the withholding system. The employer keeps back a certain percentage of the paycheck and tu.'ij. it over to the government. Many workers don't have any accurate idea of just how much is deducted, so some concerns have adopted novel ways of driving the lesson home. One, for instance, set up two adjoining pay whit', v.s At the first each employee was given his full check, without deductions. But he had to go at once to the second window and shell out his tax for that pay period. Another used a different means of achieving the same purpose. An employee whose pay was Lost — $228 Billion! Who gets hurt when inflation sets in, and the and unemployment funds, dollar depreciates? $100 a week was given the full amount, without any /deductions, for three weeks. But at the end of the fourth week the pay envelope held a paltry $23.60. When he screamed in protest the tax story was explained to him. His four-week bill was $76.40, and the company had taken it all in one big bite, instead of four smaller ones. Employees who suddenly have been jolted by the size of the tax bite, usually develop a less complacent viewpoint. They see the connection between high spending and the lump of tax money chopped from their paychecks. The country needs more of that kind of Jolting of the taxpayers. In giving praise to Fayette County Iowa, let's not forget Upper Iowa University in Fayette, that college on the hill. This college is a grot asset in this community for miles around Upper Iowa College is proving it is not a college standing still. Now, in helping build a better future For Fayette County Iowa, no citizen is barred. Don't say you have nothing to give or help — sure you have Be a good neighbor, let's go forward, let's not retard. Your Home Town Newspaper There is an old, old saying You never appreciate the water until the well goes dry. When your home town newspaper folds up It's not so easy to sell and buy. Read the news advertising That sure helps you keep up to did it. times. One of the most interesting series of ads, in our opinion, are Never harbor these thoughts for the color film sports adventure one moment pages, by Canadian Club division That small town newspapers do of Hiram Walker & Sons. Annot contain good reading. Small town newspapers can enlighten you very much Thinking otherwise would be very misleading. This writer sure words of truth Likes to see your newspaper get a likes penning home good deal other very interesting series is that of Remington Arms, that appears monthly in American Rifleman. A special feature of this series is a clever cartoon, showing tions. the things NOT to do at a shoot- The hefty Buzz, 43 year old vet- ing range. eran of many track campaigns, With a new realistic Chairman skimmed through the big field of of the Board, at the Advertising racers and crossed the finish line town Federation of America, we can in sixth position. all at least HOPE for less silly , boredom in advertising. Let's all your home town newspapers h3pe real narcL (In this case we doubt that prayer would do any would good .) If would cease to exist Millions of Americans sure badly feel. P.S. The business man who continually advertises. About his business his wife hardly ever criticises. — E. M. Albright c-b-c The nearest some people have ever been to wisdom, was when they cut their wisdom teeth. TRY LEADER WANT ADS FOR SURPRISING RESULTS But that was only the begin- ing. With the throttle wide open, Barton began to drive in the big earth gripping machine which placed him second to champion Pete Folse, also of Tampa, at the season's end. Big Buzz has continued his torrid pace of driving in 1961. He is one of the biggest drivers in the league .consequently, he could be considered the most greedy. A report made by the Economists' National Committee on Monetary Policy may help you answer that question. It says that a loss of over $228 billion, or 57 per cent, in purchasing power has been experienced by savers on average holdings in six categories for the period 1939 to 1959-60 because of this depreciation. The six categories are U. S. savings bonds; time deposits in banks; savings capital in savings and loan associations; life insurance in force; annuities paid out, and social security trust Just about everybody has been hit, in one or more of these savings categories. And most of the people, obviously, have small or moderate means. The inflationary blow is particularly cruel to those who live on fixed incomes, as provided by annuities, social security payments, and so on. The dollar's value in purchasing power has gone down by more than half, in a dismayipgly short period of time. Will we have the strength, the wisdom, and the political courage to save what is left of it? SUNSET Starts Thurs., June 8 — SUMNER Through to Sat., June 17 THE MIGHTIEST STORY OF ALL TIME STARTS 8:00 P. M. Adm. 65c $1.25 SUNDAY MATINEE 2:30 P. M. A MUST SEE PICTURE FOR EVERYONE LUCY'S GARDEN OF EATEN Sunday Menu Dinners Served From 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. TOMATO or ORANGE JUICE CHICKEN and HOMEMADE NOODLES BAKED HAM BARBECUED BEEF BAKED POTATOES BUTTERED PEAS JELLO MOLD HOT DINNER ROLLS COFFEE ICE TEA MILK DESSERTS Apple Pie Black Walnut Cake Chocolate Marshmallow Pie PLATE DINNER $l»o $1 50 smiumiimHmxmumiMMHmnmmmHHM Do You Recall 20 - 30 - 40 Years Ago 'minmiiimiiimimiimiiimiiiiiiiiiiinmu ^® Years Ago 20 Years Ago — sity, New Haven Conn. The two day merchants carni val in Fayette, Monday and Tues day of this week, was attended by fairly large crowds, and was believed to be a great success. Thelmu Martin of Fairbank and Margaret Meyer of Eitzen, Minn., received the most coveted prize and scholarship awards at Upper Iowa university graduation exercises Monday. Miss Martin won the John Friday evening, May 30. The barn and contents were completely destroyed. 30 Years Ago — Clifford Pearce of Hawkeye is a new figure in the business cir- William cles of Fayette, having come Dickman prize for the best four here to take over the manager- years overall record. The only ship of the Fayette Produce Sta- degree cum laude among the tion, succeeding Kenneth Ress- year's graduates went to Miss ler. Meyer. Members of the 1931 Fayette Claude Welch of Fayette won high school graduating class the Clarke-Craig prize for the were: Hazel Arnold, Richard third straight year. This award Banning, Anita Barr, Leo Beris made to the ministerial stu- 8™, Clayton Burdick, Flossie dent making the Best record of Burdick, Donna Carvey, Verda the year. Caudle, Frances Coleman, Paul Upper Iowa students recelv- Doughty, Lucille Gordon, Susie ing diplomas this year, from Holtzman, Howard Johnson, Fayette, were: Harvard Clinton Geo I«?. Moritz, Max Lyon, Thom- Barr, George Robert Caswell, Harold Edward Clough, Gayle LeRoy Smith, Robert Bruce Carter, Foster William Cass, Julia Mae Smith, Berniece June Campbell, Lois Adeline Kiel, Ruth Adella Rummel, Ruby Cornelia Hall. News was received late Tuesday afternoon of the death of Milford Coleman, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Coleman, at Muskegon, Mich. He was seriously In- „, . , acddent mddlei SSufSSr^ffi W.C. Fowier has been elected nStoutS.*" ***** * as coach in atMettos for the Fay- The federal treasurer recently ettehigh school. Mr. Fowler will ls8Ue d $800,000,000 of long tern fill the vacancy left by Charles bonds because of our big treasury E. Huges. who was sworn into deficit. ' * the array recently. Miss Jean Barrett, U.I.U. '24, Cannon Seedorff was elected has accepted a position as assis- County 4-H president at the re- tant in administration and facul- cent 4-H ra,Uy day. ty member of the Yale school of Lightning. struck the large nursing at New Haven hospital barn on the Henry Qtylti jEarjn in connection with Yale Unlver- as Oelberg, Robert Paul, J. Laddie Pelleymounter, Ruth Pfeifer, Zada Pritchard, Climpsori Proctor, Gertrude Spatcher, Oren Strayer, Raymond Thomas, Earle Well and Maxine Whitford. Catherine Kiley, eight years old, was burned to death in a fire which destroyed the Kiley farm home southeast of Hazleton, Tuesday morning. Her father received serious burns on his hands, arms and face in an Christian E. Preus, president of Luther college at Decorah, and the father of Governor J. A. O. Preus, of Minnesota, died suddenly at his home last week. He was 58. President Hoover recently welcomed and honored Madame Curie of Paris, at the White House. One of the big events of the college year, the May Fete, was successfully carried out Friday morning on the campus by students of the college. The part of May Queen was taken by Miss Helen Piatt, Miss Mildred Donat being maid of honor, and Wendell Krull the Lord of May. Order was restored by the militia in Tulsa, Okla., following a night and day of race rioting. The dead is estimated at 30. Five thousand Negroes are homeless and 500 wounded are being cared for in hospitals and homes. Most of the dead are Negroes. Monday a terrific rain and wind storm struck this vicinity but not a great deal of damage was done here. However, southwest of Westgate, a large amount of damage was done. Barns and outbuildings were blown down, houses unroofed, and trees uprooted. Receive word 6f death Mrs. Ethel Clark received word of the death on May 26 of Mrs. Wilma Hockert Robb, 77. Mrs. Robb died at her home in Mishawaka, Ind. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elton Hockert, who owned the farm now occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Campbell. Mrs. Robb was an accomplished violinist. HEY LOOK - - - Prospective New Subscribers Pay $ 1.50 for 6 Months GET 6 MONTHS FREE Renewals Friday and Saturday, June 9 & 10 FAYETTE LEADER

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