Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on August 10, 1961 · Page 1
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Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, August 10, 1961
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Moin«« m of Hist. . 19, Iowfl eart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland Volume 47, Number 32 I'hursdny. August 10, 1961, Fayettc, low a Six Pages Thfa Issue I.F.Y.E. exchange from India To stay with West Union family Iowa Washington, then in for a November 8tli '1 A 20-year-old jute and rice days farmi r from India will stay in the visit home of Mr. and Mrs. Rodney vide Drewes of West Union for 21 days, beginning August 20. Bejoy Jumar Chakravarty, who holds a B. S. degree from Calcutta University, is studying culture for 82 days. He is part of the International Calcutta. Farm Youth Exchange program and is sponsored by the Young Farmers Association of India. A Hindu who cannot eat beef, Chakravarty speaks four languages fluently . Bengali, Hindi. Orria and English. Having always lived on a 20- acre farm on Mahatma Gandhi Road in Calcutta, Chakravarty says his major crops are jute, rice vegetables and fruits. He also raises diary cattle and bullocks. He reports that all 20 acres are tillable, and 10 are irrigated. Sandwiched between four brothers and three sisters, Chakra- in Cedar couni>. After his in West Union, he will di- his remaining -II days between West Pottawaitamie and Humboldt Cnuntie . On Oct. 21 he will lie on "free time' while he join nrv.s back to New York parturc for 2 town employees Given raises in pay McBride announces Candidacy for U.S. representative County girls' 4-H demonstration Day to be held Thursday, August 10 Dr. Vearl G. Mci,, K!I ef Fayette today {innouno-u hi,, tandi- dacy for the office o! United States Represent;!11\ e in Con Kress from the Si rnnl District, . . .. . . , . ,, subject to the will oi the voters varty has participated in Young m ,, u , Rt , publi , :all P , 1111; June. McBride said that he is answi ring tin The annual county 4-H Girls Demonstration contest will be held August 10 in the base-men! of the Farm Bureau building in Fayette. The day will begin at f! a m. with junior demonstrations running until 12 noon. There will be by Pay raises were issued to two town employees, and one part- time employee was eliminated at the monthly meeting of the Fayette town council, Monday night. Mayor Jack Beck reported to the council members present that Street Commissioner Melvin Hol- Uman was planning to resign and mpetition. r . "."i«"»«»i •» i.*.-» fviti 1*11*1 »|£ vvr * w^iKii a*iv* Ihe afternoon program will be- acccpt a position ' as janitor at nn at \2:2a with the announce- Upper Iowa university. After gin men! of the plat-ings tor the jun- considerable discussion, however, M. r demonstrations. Two t,-p jun- the council agreed to attempt to 101- teams will be naniud to rep- po rgua d L . Mr. Holt/man not to rt«e:.; the eounly at the Big 4 resign 12 demonstrations presented Fair at Postviile. Iowa. Following It was dccided to offer an in _ girls under I:- • have 1 nt th 14 years of age tins announcement. Mie senior crcasc of $30 per month in pa y ave been selected to repre- <leny,nstralio»s wiM begin. Seven providing Mr. Holtzman would i.-ir 4-H clubs in the county senior foods and nutrition dcm- assume the Hnti™ ,,f ..colatant onstrations are scheduled to com- policeman. pete. Farmers' Association and Farm ers' Korum activities. He has been secretary of the West Bengal State Young Farmer's Association. next ui so (j;mg i i-qu<":t of several people who h;ive conn- to him privately and a.-ketl him At Calcutta University, he was to submit his name to the voters. "Apparently then are many from the Second District," he said, "who feel lhat a stronger and more Kick-off meeting to Establish Fayette Hog market center hog This year, an added class will be special activity demonstrations. Two such special activity demonstrations, which will deal wilh related areas of interest to homemakers, have been entered. The days program will end with the announcement of plac- mg;> for the special activity and A kickoff meeting fc» establish a senior demon.strations. At this lime the teams wb: will represent the Bounty at the Iowa State Fan and the Waterloo Dairy Cattle Congress will also be named. active in sports clubs and the library organization. He lists music and sports as his hobbies. Impi, ved agricultural techniques, rural youth movements, must be assumed, bv tin and the cultivation and preser- representing this 'district vation of medicinal plants arc his girsj. For M>melimc we special interests. been without this kind of While in West Union, Chakra- ership. My inquirers had looked varty will also be hosted by Fay- for this m the pre:;-nt incumbent ette County Extension Director but hav • seen no rigns of it dur- ing program and ask them to sign beverage M. C. Wangsness and his staff, in- ing the seven months in which intent to market cards. Vosnell. Coach Tom Toman, David Orr, Roger Williams, Tommy eluding Harold Boulton and Dor- he has been in office. One e r oup Rodney Drewes, county Farm <;r pi<-iiir lunche- Thomas. .Front row: Doug Martin. David Swehla, Steve Butters, othye Busching. who approached me pointed out Bureau president, stated that a Rick Scheidel and Bobby Dilky. In the center photo are the league His official Iowa host is Stanley that tho Coad incident has seem- marketing champion Midgets. Left to right back row: Coach Toman. Tom Lam- Davidson, 4-H leader at Iowa ed to i, •> unnoticed by the Iowa THE FAYETTE CUBS are shown in the photo at the top. Left io right, back row, they are: Dennis Martin, Peter Vermazen, Lowell marketing center in Fayette aggressive leadership county was held at ii p. m. on person Wednesday, August !), in the in con- Farm Bureau building in Fayette. Following this meeting, conn- lead- ty Farm Bureau volunteer workers will contact their neighbors, explain the Farm Bureau market- duties of assistant They also voted to give David McGee of the sanitation department a $30 per month raise in pay. Mr. HolUman was presented ihe proposal, and agreed to remain in the employe of the .city at the new ralary, whkh would be SUIJO per month. Mr. McGee's salary will be S320 per month. R: ' ;ing the .--aiuries of the two t'.ill-lime i mployees, however, made it necessary to eliminate the salary of one part-time employee, Howard Hubbell. Mr. 'Hie judge will be Mrs. Maiircr of D"lhi, Iowa. r.i ;on to accompany sack lunches phier. Steve Aanes. Tom Butters, Howie Hubbell, Rollie Stoneman, State University. Bob Hubbell, Larry Yates. Front row: Curt Dumermuih, Ernie Johnson, Larry Webb, Richard Ash, Bob Swehla and Tom Schmidt. In the bottom photo are pictured ihe three leading hitters of the Midget squad and ihe winning pitcher. Left io right, they are: Howie Hubbell, Rollie Stoneman, Bob Hubbell, Tom Butters and Coach Tom Toman. Fayette Midgets have 9-1 Record for the season The Fayette teams split their ent at the noon p-jt-luck dinner. Arriving in the United States May 23, Chakravarty spent six Second days of orentation in Washington, indicat' D. C., 52 days with farm families lacking in Connecticut, and five days business with other IFYE's at Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana. Before coming to the Drewes center will be established in the county as soon as Congressional delegation, includ- farmers have indicated through ing our representative from the these cards that they wi'' markeJ reunion at Klock's Island park, Sunday, August G. Fifteen mem- residence, Chakravarty spent 2P bers and their families were pres- Interstate conducting The members present were: _ .. . . Mrs. R, A. Zinoos (Aria Pot- ourvey tor opinions games with Randalia Monday afternoon and evening, the Cubs winning the first game 8-7, and tcr) Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Robert Qf employees, service the Midgets losing the second Back (Laurel Stearns), Waterloo; ,,„ T !.....'..,.. n _ Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Langer- inan, Lancaster, Calif.; Mr. and game, 3-0. Steve Butters was the winning pitcher for "the Cubs, giving the Mrs. local boys a six win and four loss record for the season. Kenneth Hinkley, Decorah; Mr. For the Midgets it was Iheir and Mrs. Willard Langcrman first loss of the season against CCorothy Bentley), Mr. and Mrs. nine wins. The local club finished first in the league. Tlv.- Interstate Powc r r>-mpary is conducting a mail survey of all Marvin Suckow (Irene UK customers to gain their opin- Postvillc; Mr. and Mrs. ions on how thcv regard the company, the employees and the service. The survey is a means of William Orr, Mr. and Mrs. Ken- checking up on themselves as representative from the these cards that thcy District. Slill others have the minimum hogs needed for a I that leadership was center. Farm Bureau has leased in such areas as small the marketing facilities of Earl jn in Maynard for its mar- el housing. Others point- keting center. Drewes emphasised that a large amount of work and study has al- n.ady been done by farmers. He pointed out that volunteer workers made a survey of marketing in the county and then presented (heir report to the county l.v;ard nl dirt dors. Tin county board studied th( legislation, unemployment, ed out (ho great need in these times for an educali-r in congress from UK.; district. "For these reasons," declared McBride "I am announcing my candidacy for I' S. Representative to Congrt"'; from the Second District. "There are seven major goals i.r which I will .strive mightily," declared Dr. McBride; 1. An aggressive and unceasing Dean Hubbell had been working as a part-time policoinan. Ihe public is invited to attend During fie meeting, it was al- portion of the day. A - so pointed out that state inspec- tMinishud at tori had recently visited the city pump house and the sewage disposal plant. Thcy found little wrong with cither place. However, they did suggest repairing the cement floor in the pump house and painting the inside of the building a light color. Thcy also recommend^; that the town drill another ^'fil, aue to the increase in the TT.'.tj. enrollment, and the location o'! the Epco plant here. The town now has one 77 foot well which supplier the entire water supply. Several other matters were dis- Class of 1930 held Reunion on Saturday Th' i-'ayetu.- high school class ul l!)2ii held n reunion Saturday, August f>. mieting at the school house, and a (j:.'i() p. m. dinner at Lucy's Garden of Katen'. Thi; was tile lirsl reunion held .since their graduation H. r i years ago. 12 of t/ie 17 class cussed briefly by the council and tabled until a later date. Then numbers present at the reunion The following members attended: Mr and Mrs. Harley Wood and sun aiMl daughter of Roch- .survey report and the Farm Bur- °- s '<•'''• Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. How- Butch Sehroeder on the mound neth Wilke, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Slitcr (Betty Clendenen), all of Fayette; Mr. and Mrs. Charles for Randalia, gave up only two Franlu . (Burnice Johnson), Mr. strive to constantly provide electric service. Typical questions asked m the mail survey are " Is your electric hits. Tom Butters, hurling the Fayette club, gave tip hits. for an d Mrs Jack O'Hara (Zeta Rob- service satisfactory?", "How do six erts), Mr. and Mrs. Donald Corn- you describe the attitude of the ish (Lois Roberts), all of Oel- people at Interstate?", and "Do wc in; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene you feel you are getting your Both of the Fayette hits came Brit , nl| Mr an d Mrs. Gary money's worth from electric ser- back-to-back in the first inning Doughty (Barbara Fauser), both vice?" with singles by Curt Dumcrmuth graduates oi. the class, Cedar "This is the eighth mail survey and Bob Hubbell. Fayette had Falls. th° company has made through- the game's only double play i t was planned to have the out its entire territory in the last when Butters caught a line drive tn j rc i reunion the first week-end 19 years, and we appreciate the and threw the base runner out at j n August, I960. cooperation of our customers in first. Nine members of the class met giving frank replies to our ques- Friday afternoon at the high at th L , Colliseum Ballroom in Oel- lions," officials of the company school diamond there will either we j ni Saturday evening, for danc- said. "It is only when we learn be an all-star game, or the Mict- m g_ ' the facts that we can correct any _____ _ __^____ troubles or complaints," they ad- battle against the march of com- ded. nuinism. The survey forms are to be re- 2. A decrease gets will play Oelwein. It will can marketing program. They then voted to proceed with the establishment of a marketing point in the county. The study of the marketing program, the survey and the signing of intent to market agreements are being handled by an advisory committee of county leaders. Members of the coinmit- tte are: Drewes, chairman; Benton Harrison, Raymond Lang, Bob Weidemann, Donald Winter, Hildor Gilberl.'Yjn, Marvin Ingles, Clair Claxton and Frank Brownell. This will be the seventh livestock marketing center ko be established under the Farm Bureau program. Through this program, nine) of Waterloo. Legion, Auxiliary and Youth Center to sponsor Barbecue picnic supper The American Legion Auxil- aril Hartman and son of Park Forest, 111.; Mr. and Mrs. Leslie iary, in cooperation with the Fay- Lantx of Oelwein; Mr. and Mrs. ette Youth Council and the Fay- 0( . ette Legion, is serving a barbecue Ed Ad kins (Grace Frahm) Council Bluffs; Mr. and Mrs. Ko- /elka (Velma Martin) of Prairie du Chien, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs Milo Oldfatlmr (Helen Turner) of Fayette; Mr. and Mr*. Herbert Jones and daughter of Fay- Mi-, and Mrs. R. E. Cousins < tie, picnic Wednesday evening, August 10, at tin.' Legion hall. The menu will consist of barbecue beef or hamburger, cabbage salad, baked beans, potato chips, cup cakes, and drink. The proceeds are to be used for improvements on the Legion . - , (*"* ••»tjJ*u»v,«itv.»»viivyti vt *v- 4_J\-g4Wil il-ay ette, M»s. Alfred Stearns hall, which will benefit all three (Thelma Baker) of Fayette; Mr. organizations and Mrs. Russell Zubrod (Paul- adults will be mi- Mr.- The charge for 75 cents, and for farmers work to build their own livestock marketing system. id) of Oelwein; Mr. and children through high school 50 Millard Nel on (Myrtle cents. Pre-school children will Moore) of Clermont; and Mr. and be fed free of charge. Serving will begin at 5 The advance Mrs. Fred Gray (Dorothy Ban- 'Die group decided «(.;;nii i.'i two years. p. m. ticket sales will to meet be in charge at the Fayette Youth Center group. be the final game of the season. WIN OVER JESUP The Fayette Softball Class of 1948 held Reunion here, Sunday The Fayette high school class ers. Larry Evans was on of 1948 held their second class mound for the local boys. Summer vacaf/'on nearly over; School bells fo ring August 28 squad The survey forms are to ne re- 2. A decrease in federal taxa- pounded out a 7-1 victory over turned by the customers to the tion by increasing the amount Jesup Tuesday night, without the district office in postage pre-paid allowed for deductions for each help of the two first string pitch- envelopes. At the district office dependent. The details of this the questionaires, are seperated by w ill be discussed later. The Fayette Community The high school rental fees are Florence Lease principal, li- towns, and the replies tabulated. 3, An extension of the National schools will open their doors for for textbooks only, while the fees brarian,_ bus. math; Robert Mc- Defense Education Act to include the 1961-62 school year on Mon- for the grades from kindergarten Cormack — coach, science, P. E.; the mentally retarded and the day, August 28. This will be a through eight include all work- Milt Kramer —- coach, P. E., a> slow learners as well as the full-day session with classes be- bcoks used in those grades. High cial studies; George Capell bright and gifted. ginning at 8:45 a. m. for elemen- school book rental payments are counselor, half-time; Mrs. Mar- 4. Logical improvement in the tary students and 8:30 for junior to be made on Monday, August garet Piekett — Btwiness; David respect and aid for our senior high and high scjiool students. 21; grades kindergarten through Hamilton — instrumental music; citizens. All kindergarten pupils from grade five i ;n Tuesday, August 22; Mrs. Helen Stranahan — mathe- 5. The improvement of the the country will attend the morn- grades six through eight and spe- matics; Eldon Peters — industrial farm program for the benefit of ing session each day, while the ial education on Wednesday arts, drivers ed.; Mrs. Joan Mc- tb small farmer as well as the beginners from the town will at- August 23. Callum — English, French, dra- large. tend the daily afternoon sessions. The Fayette faculty is com- matics; Mrs. Colleen Stevens — 6. The appointment cf a per- Kindergarten students who live plete, according to Supt. Dean english, 'history; Mrs. 'Ror.uld Nelson — home economics; Larry lows: Mrs. Rochclle McCormack Jackson — coach, scienoe, P. E.; 103 farm families receive $586,500 in FHA loans past year A total of $586,500. was modern machinery to increase rowers were able to refinance loaned during the past fiscal year the efficiency of farm operations, farm debts with FHA credit. to farmers in Fayette, Clayton, and to finance other farm and Borrowers repaid a total of Bremer and Chickasaw counties home operating expenses. $462,506. on loans previously manent committee to study and in the country will be returnud Curtis and assignments are as fol served by the local office of the The remaining 51 per cent was made, come of which were amor- to act on reasons for unemploy- home by bu* at noon each day. Farmers Home Administration at used for real estate loans. The tized over several years but re- ment during peak periods of The buses will run approxi- — kindergarten; Mrs. Barbara Earle Powis — vocal music. West Union, according to Kermit largest portion of this sum went paid ahead of schedule. During economy, Something is strangely mately on the same time sched- Meyer — first grade; Mrs. Helen New teachers in the Fayette M. Teiff, the agency's county sup- toward the purchase of additional the year, 28 farmers repaid their wrong when we have millions ules as last year with some Scheidel — first grade; Mrs. Don- Community School system this ervisor. acreage for farm expansion and loans in full to the Farmers Home unemployed during high econ- exceptions. Any new bus riders na Everutt — second grade; Mrs. year are the following': Mrs. Jnn- The loans were made to 103 La- improvement. Pastures were im- Administration and now obtain orny periods as well as low. for the 1961-62 school year are Janis Knight — second grade; is Knight, 1961 graduate of Up- cal farm families after they were proved by several of the boirow- the credit they need through 7. A diversion of funds now asked to notify the supsrip'on- Mrs. Mary Brause — third grade; per Iowa university. Mrs. Irene declared eligible to receive credit ers and many of them are carry- banks and other local lenders. being sent to foreign countries, dent's office as soon as potiiblr. Mrs. Irene McColley — third McCV;lley, a two year graduate of by the county committee. A to- ing out major soil conservation FHA supervised credit is de- and used instead for the "reha- The hot lunch progratr. will grade; Mrs. Myrna Heineman — Wayne State Teachers College tal of 212 applications were re- practices. Many farm homes and signed to help each farmer estab- bilitating" of our own citizens, start on the first day of school fourth grade; Mrs. Ruth Everett and has three years experience in viewed by the committee. buildings were modernized a'.id lish a sound farming operation, such as the American Indians with meals costing 28 cents each — fifth grade; Mrs. Emma Down- primary grades; Mrs. Renald Nel- Operating Joans accounted for enlarged. Several dairy farms raise his income and make a full and the people of our island pos- day if purchased on a weekly or ing — rmh grade; Mrs. Eleanor son, who has hud eleven years 49 per cent of the total. An im- were stepped up from Grade B contribution to the strength of sessions in the South Seas. Truly monthly basis. Single meals pur- Buttcrfield — sixth grade; Mrs. teaching experience and Is a four portant share of these funds was to Grade A operations with the our nation's economy. we should blush with shame at chased for cash will cost 30 cents. R U th Bahor — seventh grade; year Upper Iowa graduate 1 Mr. used to buy high quality live- addition of new milk hous es, and Local farmers can apply for the P l '^ M '" whic \ w e have left The following book rental fees Mrs _ Gnice stirk _ eighth grade; Eade pow & gradua te of airy proaucuuu. *««. «*«. other modem milk foment in- loans through the office of Kerm- "Sing" billions ftre'igTSd va^e-^adesVlVlL' and"l2 Mrs ' Bmil y Swartz ~ s P ecial ed ' Iow » State Teachers College; Mr. were also used to buy improved eluding milk machines, pipelines it M. Teig, County Supervisor nt on countries that look upon us — $6; grades 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 ucation; Dean Curtis —Superin- Larry Jackson, u 1961 graduate seed and fertilizer, to purchase and bulk milk tanks, Some bor- West Union, Iowa. as 'Uncle Sugar.' $5; kindergarten and grade 1 $4. tendcnt, t'ov't, sociology; Mrs. of Upper k>wa University.

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