Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on September 13, 1961 · Page 6
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Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 6

Fayette, Iowa
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Wednesday, September 13, 1961
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4 Olleze Edition found m the pageant which was ,„_ J ' _ . „ presented in 1957 by Mrs. Will- Wednesday, September 13, 1961 iam ^ teTS ^ celebrating the Fayette Leader rcyette, Iowa Uni versity's 100th year. It may be interesting to note here that Methodist youth group and the the University did not have any college erected a cabin at Clear cotors up to 1890. And, too, foot- Lake where the peacock and ball was started at Upper Iowa President Eugene E. Garbee summer camps for both boys and fish, mainly from this area but school -colors were displayed. The around 1895. >ees leadacHtte tife atUJXJ. And in the Fayette community Collegian room at Clear Lake was called the peacock room. The peacock as a symbol has appeared in parades, at football was born at Billings, Mo., on girls. often from different parts of May 29, 1907 and received his President Garbee has been ac- North America, early education in the Billings tive in Boy Scouts for many The Garbees can be listed schools, jraduating in 1926. From vears and in almost every state among the very important assets , • . MANV A™ 1926 to 1931 Dr. Garbee attend- in which he has resided. In all of Upper Iowa and Fayette for ana 1S us y ed Southwest Missouri State col- his activities he has won the their leadership, abilities and the lege at Springfield, Mo., and re- hearts of those with whom he has fine citizens they have proven ceived his B.S. Degree. worked through leadership and themselves to be. Deciding early upon a career friendliness. President Garbee is in education he went on to at- the author of several magazine tend the George Peabody col- articles on education and is a lege in Nashville, Term., in frequent speaker around Iowa. TRY LEADER WANT ADS FOR SURPRISING RESULTS uments in the administration of school affiars. To the Oriental people, the peacock is not a bird of good omen, but rather a bird of poor luck. We at Upper Ibwa feel it a good luck piece and are as proud as peacocks to graduate from such a well established institution. Some persons have described by Paul Humeslon the various colors of the pea„, , • , . cock as symbolic of the broad, I he P eaco . ck ,^ a SJTObol ., of liberal education available at Peacock symbol Of Upper Iowa 1932-33 and won his M.A. De- He makes numerous appearances gree. In 1928 Dr. Garbee had ever the air and on television. , spent lour months in training at He is listed in Who's Who in . the Springfield, (Mo.) Business American Education. college and a semester at Louisi- To relax from the heavy bur- ana State university. Hens of the university the Presi- ' aens oi uie uiuveiiiiy me rioi ----- - jioerai eaucaxion avaname ax He served as a teacher and dent and his wife are active in Upper Iowa had its origin in the upper Iowa University. One -coach in the Missouri high schools hobbies and crafts. They take de- Christmas of 1890. point which seems to be drifting three years prior to 1932 when he light in making their own furni- Cary M aybry, who was going in is that too often the only pea- bacame a student fellow at the ture. On their own loom they to Chicago for the Christmas hoi- cocks on campus are the athletes, . 'George Peabody coUege. From weave cloth for suits, ties and idayS) was directed to look for but of course this is not true, as • : 1933 to 194fi he served at the dress materials, and they enjoy some school colors ^ May . aI1 the students on campus ^ Appalachian State Teachers col- oil paintings, oaoking and leather bry returned with the colors blue peacocks lege in Boone, North Carolina, craft. President Garbee raises ^ white . The bIue was re pre- one of the better accounts of -During this timejie had taken fancy pigeons and rabbits and 6ented by a peacock blue ribbon, the origin of the peacock can be graduate-lyork at New York uni- enjoys telling North Carolina _ h . _ adooted first - versity and received his doctor folk tales. \ °5 "°'° r * K ^..!S*W« .™T — •of education degree. In 1948 Dr. Along the line of cooking the £ d Garbee became an instructor at President has become prominent n; ^._„ J w „ Q the educational department of in northeast Iowa for his annual , u U ?J < New York university. . Wild Game dinners, held each ^££~«™£S™ In 1949 Dr. Garbee came to fall, and featuring many varie- neacock blue , rowa. He served as Associate ties of animals and birds and J^to b ^^TSS then Professor of Health and Physical « the bird should represent the > Education at Drake university in 1 fhoreson to edit school. ; Des Moines. In 1951 he took a •»» 1 noreson u> eau ^ ^ ^ ^ leave of absence to become (J. L U. year book cock has Schools Director for Iowa of the U. S. Savings bonds division cf the U. S. Treasury for Iowa. the Fayette WELCOME STUDENTS AND FACULTY We Invite You To Visit Our Store And Look Over Our OUTSTANDING CLOTHING BUYS Complete Line Of BOBBY BROOKS CO-ORDINATES and 1 JACK WINTER SLACKS i "Ladies' Specialty Shop" GRONNER'S On The Corner SUMNER, IOWA represented Upper Jan Thoreson. a senior from Iowa students and has been dis- Swea City, will edit the Peacock played at various activities both this year. The Peacock is the on and off campus •• In 1952 Dr. Garbee was elect- u pper Iowa University year In the earlv "30s tM President of Upper Iowa j -^ok. — University in Fayette. From the "j an transferred to Upper Iowa time of his inauguration Presi- Jast year from Gustavus Ad?lph- dent Garbee took the reigns of ^ co llege in St. Peter, Minn, leadership and began to mold a she is majoring in elementary new future for Upper Iowa. education and physical educa- Always at his side, sharing in tion. his work and in the worries of Jan was a member of the Pea- administering a growing college cock staff last year, and has had is Mildred Garbee, UHTs First experience in her senior year of Lady. Mrs. Garbee is especially high school. Jan belongs to Sig- interested in youth programs and ma Nu Sigma social sorority, was served as Executive Director of vice' president of the Lutheran the Savannah, Ga., Girl Scouts Student Group, and a member from 1948 to 1949. Mrs. Garbee of S.E.A. and the University is a native Iowan from Traer chcir. She has appeared in and is a graduate of Iowa State "The King and I", "Cabbages", Teachers College in Cedar Falls, and another U.I.U. production. She formerly taught arts and "The Matchmaker". In her spare crafts in the Des Moines Educa- time she enjoys swimming and tional program. From 1941 to other outdoor activities. 1952 she served as head craft Jan is the daughter of Mr. and counselor in various agency and Mrs. Cecil Thoreson. Appliances Dishes Hardware Sporting Goods At GAMBLES In West Union OUR BEST WISH To All The U.LU. STUDENTS During The 1961 -1962 School Year We Hope You Will En. joy Your Stay In Fayette. And Be Sure To Fffl Your Gas Tank And Order Your Fuel Oil. at EARLE'S STANDARD SERVICE Phone 40 Fayette Congratulations To Upper Iowa University On Its Progress The Past Few Years . . . And On Its Outstanding Building Program. AND A Welcome Back To The Students and Faculty Of UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY. We're Happy To Have You Back In Fayette, And Hope You Will Enjoy Your Stay Here. Peoples Natural Gas FAYETTE, IOWA

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