Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on September 7, 1961 · Page 4
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Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 4

Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, September 7, 1961
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News he was nol given due notice. Page 4 In truly democratic oountriet _ an important legal principal is a * piwnocr '• involved in the fundamental right "to be put on notice". This 1961 Fayetle ' Iowa At the PhilathwB. me.Unc.on Volume I, Number 15 Thursday, September 7, 1961 Wednesday afternoon, officers In wartime and under security were elected for both the! class is true for the individual, as well conditions necessary even during and social activities. For the as for business and other inter- the cold war, there has been a class teacher, l&rs. Edna Lee; ests and tne community at large, tendency to go beyond necessity first substitute, Mrs. Leon Mat- Only the dictator countries re- in withholding information from son; second substitute, Mrs. Wal- strict or deny this basic right to the public. Some of this has re- ter Turner; secretary, Mrs. Al- bc put on notice. suited from overzealousness on The purpose of being put on the part of the armed services, notice is twi>fold: (1) To inform Some has grown out of the tcn- the individual or to inform any dency of bureaucracy to protect others concerned as to some con- itself and, in so doing, to make its Indent of t,. m[ ,| a ( lc | action that concerns own ground rules. But as a re- tlieir rights, and or (2) to enable suit of the efforts of Dr. Cross them to take whatever steps they and others, some pn::grcss has deem necessary to protect those been made in breaking down the rights. fences erected around legitimate As is well known, 'here are information, various ways of being put on no- Public notice, or legal advortis- 8 his pamphlet en Pub- Uce. One is by personal service or ina it , _„„,v. 0 _ „„„„,, „, ,. or Service by Publica- direct notice. Another is by post- "* ls . a "° ther «pcct of tne peeing in a public place, and a third p)es n 2 nt to know - 11 is for l he is by actual publication. This is protection of their rights both usually done in a bona fide local personal and collective. Whether newspaper of paid general circu- it has to do with tax rates, a spe- lation. cial election, or settling an estate, With the rapid growth of popu- the principal is the same. The lation and the complexity of mo- newspaper, inturn. performs a dern living, personalservice is public service in publishing pub- Gl.io Newspapers and the Law not always feasible or is too lie notices. They arc part of the (IZ r -(i). a cwnpilat 't n of Laws of costly where numbers of people legal machinery of helping«to in- dent. Those with September the 411 States defining "news- are concerned. In such circum- sure the people's right to know, birthdays are urged to attend. and stances the bona fide newspaper and is an effective medium each week starting Sept. 7. They vore written by James K. Pollard director of the School of Journalism. Ohio State. University, from 1934 to 1358, who is a newspaper law. He al.'c has oeen a news and editorial writer for newspapers. Pollard has done mueli research and 'writing on this particular subject over a long per- : o-J. In 1938 I'c Notice tion in History, Law and Piv; cedure was published. An initial rtf-jri of "Little Chats" appeared in 1941, and a second seriis in 1943. Both series were published by newspapers in Ohio and many other states. I'nllard also was author of ben Kimpston. For the society: President, Mrs. Alta Owen; vice president, Mrs. J. Herwig; secretary, Mrs. Margaret McSweeney; treasurer, Mrs. Blanche Davis. The September meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Helen Knos. Mrs. Israel Shaffer will give the devotions. Mrs. Blanche Davis will have charge of the program and Mrs. Alta Owen fun time. Birthday club to meet The September Birthday club will meet with Ethel Voshell on Sept. 15. Pot-luck dinner will be served at 1 p. m. The silent auction and secret pal gift exchange will be -held. Lena Keig is this year's presi- Enrollment at West Central reaches new high West Union fanner Claims mystery farm paper." "open meetings, "publ ! c records" (l!)!i7), Newspaper Laws of Ohio (1937) snrt Ohio Newspaper and Publication Laws (1954). The "Little Chats" toll interesting facts abcut the importance of public notices, which public officials are required by law to publish in order to fully inform the public of acts, ordinances, rules, sale bids, expenditure:;, of- It is no accident that in thousands of situations, the law provides specifically for this method of giving notice. The Peoples Right (No. 2 in a Series) One of the important books of the 1950's was "The People's Right to Know." It was written The total en- The tentative date is Sept. 11. MAYNARD — rollment at the West Central The Randalia school grades i } M miles southeast of West Un Community schools as of Friday, one through six, has an enroll- ion- Sept. 1, reached a new high of ment of 153 as compared with The Grafs have lived on the C62 students as compared with 154 in the same grades at Mayn- farm for the past 17 years. They G51 and 656 in the two previous ard. built a new house in 1951. All years. Another new teacher on the of tno buildings except the barn ficial reports and other act's "of by the late Dr. Harold L. Cross, a government that involve the leadln 8 attorney and for some The mystery farm picture that of Uxpayer moneys in Z™™^***^ They also reveal some of the University. As its foreword inside workings of government pointed out, the book was in real- in a democracy like the United itv a re P° rt to tne American So- States where freedom is everybody's business. appeared in the August 24 issue of the Leader has been identified by the owner Edgar Graf of West Union. The 160 acre farm is located four and one- Copyright 1960 By James E. Pollard TO BE PUT ON NOTICE (No. 1 in a Series) ciety of Newspaper Editors which sponsored the study. This 400 page book has to do with the status of legal access to public records and proceedings in the United States. It deals with various aspects of Sometimes after a thing has what the book calls "the never- M • klncleir e art f 1n e ; ••ollment faculty is Don Kassar, of Mason ? nd P a ' 1 of } hc c0 ™ crib have been done, an interested party won struggle for a maximum of of 52 is six less than last year. City, a four year graduate of Coe Both morning and afternoon college in Cedar Rapids. He will classes are held in the new teach social studies in grades building at Maynard. seven through 10. Grades one through eight have a combined total enrollment of _ _ _ . _ _ 399. In high school there are 211 LOCALS students which is an increase of 14 over last year. The freshman Dr. and Mrs. Nicholas Riasan- class reached an all-time high of ovsky came Saturday, Sept. 2, 07. to spend a week with her mother, Grades two through six at Mrs. Matilda Schlegel, and with Maynard have moved into- the other relatives. They are en- new building. The kindergarten route from Berkley, Calif., to and first grade are waiting un- New York City, where he will til all facilities are in operation, teach history in Columbia uni- _ .......versity this year. been changed. Mildred Begalske and Edgar Graf were married on Dec. 6, 1939. They are the parents of six children: Reed 20, Marvel 18, Rodney 10, Marjorie 14, Marilyn 11, and Raymond 7. The Grafs are members of the N.F.O., 4-H clubs, and the West Union Lutheran church, and they practice general farming. complains, "But they didn'-t tell basic freedoms in a free society." me."If his complaint is justified Concerted attention has been fo- it may or may not be too late to cused upon this problem in re remedy the matter. In effect, cent years by a number of agen- however, the trouble .was that cies, both state and national. •toon T/ie Only All-Stainless Steel Bulk Milk Tank! , See Us For Used Can Coolers Phone or Write CEDAR FALLS REFRIGERATION Phone CO 6-4327 Highway 57 South Cedar Falls, Iowa Little Chats Week-end guests Mrs. Elmer Klink of Mr. and their on Mrs. Elmer Klink were their r% JL 1 * XT * daughter, Mrs. Marvin Vander- rilnlir* l \Orlf*P see and eight children, of Cedar Uliv x '-'LivV/ Rapids - Public notices, or legal adver- Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Odekirk lisin S a PP ea ' - in this and other announce the birth of a son, newspapers regularly, as pro- Stephen Wayne, to their son and Vlded under the laws of the Circles met Thursday MAYNARD — Twelve members of the Esther circle of the W.S.C.S. met at the Maynard park Thursday afternoon, Aug. 31 for a picnic dinner, program and business hour. Guests included the Rev. Mr. and Mrs. vu „, cll UI1U Herbert Shaffer. Mrs. Time Dav- wife, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Ode- st^es. These notices ate a part is and Mrs. Roy Conrade and kirk, at the Allen Memorial has- ° f the tas "= ? f lh ? pe ° ple i? baby. pita ln Waterloo, on Saturday, * now their „ g °™" Mrs. Lee Coleman and Mrs. August 26. i°ZZ »n ,vlm * tnfliLn 'r -The Spfrifofthe Mrs. Wilma Bartels is spending To 'S Spaders better un- Lord^ and al J conducted the 8e wral days in the home of her derstand this right, a series of entertainment! BusS fncluded s °«. ™^ at Lansi »*. while he " L |, ttle Chats on Public Notice- making plans for the circle's part is in the hospital. Another »n. will appear in this newspaper in serving the Fayette county HaroId > 13 in a Chicago hospital, ^j^jjj^^j^jjjj^jjjj^^jj Beef Producers banquet at the Mr . and Mrs , A P> Bergman Community hall on Sept " "- J - - - • - Mr. and Mrs. A> *. ~~. b ...~.. . and i e ft Friday, Sept. 1, to spend the the annual chicken dinner and wee k-end with their son and bazaar on Oct. 13. There were daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. 21 sick calls reported for Aug- Kenneth Bergman in Chicago, ust. „ The next meeting will be with ™ r : and Mrs. James Jokhfm Mrs. Ernest Bachman on Oct. 5. ° f Lincoln, Neb., came Saturday, ... Sept. 2, for a visit with his par- The Ruth circle met the same * Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Tok- afterncon with Mrs. Leo Simp- helm. son. Mrs. Chester Arthur and Sandra Shepard, both of Oel- Dr. and Mrs. Oscar Miehe left weln, were guests of the 12 mem- Sunday, "Sept. 3, for Rochester, bers present. Minn., where he will submit to The meeting opened with pray- surgery at the St. Mary's hos- er by Mrs. Simpson and devo- pital on Wednesday, Sept. 6. tiona led by Mrs. Roland Gray. ... „„, 1 „^ Q „ Bk .„ Names were drawn for a "secret at $\™L M £ S„? H! pal" who wUl be revealed at the ?, nd famlly J, ° f Clarendon Hill, Z*luaMnSL «Lo. \ir£, IN-, came Friday, Sept. 1, for a close of the circle year next May, , ' d . it '' ith f n aren t s and member* were reminded of J aays0 , v ™ * f^SfzS' their dutiea;for the Beef dinner, Xfs Sept. 7. A few gameis, were play- ' ed following the business iiour. The next iieeting w^l be' with Mrsi'John T3iiele at hercsibln at Harper's Feny pn Oct. 5 with a share-a-dishf dinner. Try An Ad In The Leader Honored with j »haw«r MAYNARD A bridal shower honoring Karen «iissler, West Union, was held in the social rdpios ot the United Presbyterian church, Maynard, Thursday evening, Aug. 31, with Mrs. George Robinson, Mrs, Donald Jelllngs, Mrs,; Leroy Henniges, Mrs. Raymond Lang and Mrs. Lester Nie- woejiner making up the hostess •cojomitte&rf ,f, » n • t Program ^#nBeS 'were „;tj» reading by Mrs; JelUngs oi an or- IgtiW. poem written by- Mrs, Wltata Bartels tor the occasion, two contests with Mrs. ad Lundry and Mrs, Ralph [isv 'as prize winners, ;^ ie ,bride^o.be. was assis^dj ". table decqrated in by, Mary Anne Roquet Henniges, ^ Mt , jasler and PoMf §ap|;, COMPLETE PROTECTION FARM UAIIUTY •INIRAl 1IABILHY WORKMIN'f OOMfSNIATION N0ILITY AND SUisTY IONDI ACCIDINT AND HIALTH HOarlTAtlfATtOM ftot* Auto md Casualty Underwriters DII MOINIS, IOWA EARL SCHNEIDER Insurance Agency GAS CONVERSION SPECIAL GENERAL MOTORS DELCO COMPLETELY INSTALLED (average home) $189.00 Call 1133 Oelwefn — Collect FOR FREE COMFORT S1JRV5Y HANLEY HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING 907 South Fredrick Only The Rich Caft Afford Poor Heating Electricity is Still Your Biggest Bargain For1» Worth You Can.:. Br«VMOQp«OfcoSiM%d4|BvUi»0|S> •Is*nigtort^ttilJcHoilwd •were it not for taxes! In 1960>we paid in Taxes an amount equal to 6 monfts of Rural and Residential Revenue!.' Here 's how it worked out, In 1960 Interstate received 112,763,000 from rural and residential service. But.., A id I860 Inforatate's taxes of all kinds amounted to ;V 17469)000, the equivalent of giving each family on their ' ii ^UMMttanihl OfVRBB service Uit hadn't b^en^ tappet >Gost «f Electricity REALLf M^> la ttwee when the cost of almost everything is going UP^lhs s>v(frage price of your electric servioe... tmfrnmjltf Iwwr . W tmbfuii going DOW ^&aft' 1dw«INTB«STATE »|^i £lectri«Uy is M t>ig «8«.'"',; ' OOmi >ANY i to > f; ''II. • • ii ' •••> ..I'J. . y.i • , bai iiliiilMM S*

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