Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on October 26, 1961 · Page 2
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Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 2

Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, October 26, 1961
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Established In 19M Bj Neighbors NATIONAL EDITORIAL Subscription Rates In Fayette and Adjoining Cou'nf'es Oal.sido Kayctto and Adjoining Counties $3 00 Pvr Year S3 50 Per Year Chattin' With Stoney Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: I believe I am entitled to reply Creek Bottom Comments — By Reuben Indiana is 19,999 square miles thereby simplifying our tax sys- smaller than Iowa, but has about it ccu'd gi e property tax one and one-third million more rt ,, jcf an; ; a]s0 the nc . sc jod state Tho Lfwlcr Is published weekly in Fayette. Iowa, and distributed on Thursday »iorning. Entered at the Post Off ce at Fayette. Iowa HS second class matter, under the Act of March 3. 1879. Maurice Stoneman, Owner and Publisher "Togetherness, I suppose." , ,, population. Therefore, their prop- . . . to the letter of my colleague, Mr t » , sltuation and their need a,f to schools. But most import „ „ George Morton, which appeared fo - .. clatc aid t0 c C hools" is likely ;int of a11 - ll would be &vmg due Since last Frid »v niirht when u ny ? UT P9P6r of ° cl ° ber 19 ™ r - a little more acute than it. is here "~' «n since last t wi.i\ nigm, wnen Morion expressed criticism of the • Jn „. n Hnw . up . )h „ v „ r „ „„,_ we closed a two r ir 'ht stand of statistics which I had Dresented ' H ° wcve J- ih0 ? are gcl : th, show »Hu....i».s" Wild" we ^'wwmL the number of Ung somelhln S don ? ,n rcg ? rd have received several Hollywood f m i h e r 19 00m in the Second ^osc matters, "so happens that offer.*. Well, .udially " "•— C- • - - " • • ? e . cond Indiana is the only state of all 50 were from local people offering to the pro bl e m of the mentally re buy us a one -way ticket to Hoi- t arded and the slow learner. He Editorial Comments - - - and proper consideration to ABILITY TO PAY. Entertain schoolmates )h „ , >fr ,. r s ,. , i-.- , • . . • u u , Friday afternoon, Oct. 13, after , r ..." . (-."nwcssional District which have states whcro an -adjusted gross scho oI, Darwin Vandersee enter- income tax" provides a major tained five schoolmates at his portion of the state funds. Under home honoring his eighth birth- the present state tax system in day. Indiana, all persons, partnerships, After games> Mrs , Vandersee insurance companies get a flat served lunch of birthday cake and mtnrded or $1 ' 000 e3 f om P tion - th . en P ay , ° ne ice cream to the little guests, retaraea or d 0 ne-ha f per cent rate of tax n . . . r „ " on a°I gross earnings. Corpora- _ Pr „ escnt * c £' E ™Lmge, Gary Hons alio get the $1,000 exemp- Langerman, Roger Burns, .Ray- lywood . . . bul we declined be- took issue with two points, stat- cause we felt we needed a little j ng that: 1. There are not 19,000 more experience. families because some families To those of you who saw the might have more than one child S'IOW ... we hope you enjoyed who are mentally it. And to those who didn't . . . who arc slow learners. 2. The we're sorry you couldn't fit it into 4,000,000 people who are unem mond Smith and Steve Curtis. A Widening Gap Then has been a long continuous controversy over (lie merit:-: and demerits of Britain's National Health Service — a system of socialized medicine under which everyone is entitled to "free" medical care. Now a thoroughgoing, scientific study has boen made of that Service based on the evidence accumulated during it's 13 years of existence. The author is John Jewkes, a distinguished British economist and an Oxford professor, with his wife servinj; as collaborator. The substance of their findings is that socialized medicine has resulted in a deterioration of the standards of medical care, and has been a massive barrier to progress. For instance, Professor Jewkes and his wife state that the system may have "positively hindered the growth of British Medical Services." They say that "the average American now has more medical services than the average Briton," your busy "schedule. A lot of work ployed in this country have no JJon" buPno "more and pay three went into the production, and relationship to the 4,000,000 men- eij j- nt hs 0 f one p e r cent tax on strictly for your enjoyment. tally retarded adults in the Un- g £ ss aftor the small exemp tion. We'd like to commend those 'ted States. Therefore, this tax system is who did take part in some way. Concerning the first point, the kindred to a net income tax on . and that "the gap between the two has boon wid- Y,° Ur ?"° rts Wl!l "° a PP raciated bv . fi 8 ures art s ° obviously available persons, partnerships, and small had been receivedof the death of eninK" -since inception of the system. They pose Co ^ScT" But CORRECTION It was erroneously reported in last week's Leader that word this basic question: "How, it may be asked, can a medical system which is progressively creating despondency and frustration among the doctors be regarded as fundamentally sound in conception?" And they add that medical research in England has been starving, progress in certain kinds of medical education has been discouraged, and centralized government control of medical services has resulted in increasing administrative delay and confusion. e Chamber of and the issue he was attempting companies; and a business tax on ?™* S |.J^}^ d ?hl M ' h £"I d in order to to make so trivial that for a re- manufacturers, distributors, utili- ™ make a success of such a project, ply I simply refer him to tne ties, and services. At present the cooperatiun of everyone is Book of Proverbs, 26:4. time this tax .system is yielding needed. Concerning the second point, 47 par cent of the Indiana state We know that Mrs. Bisbee, let me say that I am surprised, revenue, who was promoting and directing nay, shocked, that a person of Here in Iowa there is widely the show probably rubbed some Mr. Horton's stature in the world acknowledged need for "property people the wrong way. But, she of mathematics would fail to tax relief" and increased "state had a large job to do in a short check the figures and the possible aid to schooji", yet many of our time, and was getting very little sources of these figures before (would be) prominent Republi- cooperation. We think she did attempting to establish himself cans refuse to give any study to So it always goes when bureaucrats take over, a fj ne job with w.iat she had to as a critic and an authority. Mr. the merits of an adjusted gross write the rule books, and give the orders. There wor k with. Horton would have done well to income tax. They only continue In any event, the promotion is nav0 investigated or checked the t 0 yammer about a " three per now history . . . and the Chamber f |6 u . res , of . su<i i} sources _as the cent retail sales tax, with one per is not much richer. is an urgent lesson in this for the United States where current proposals would start us down the- same sorry road that has led to the decline in Britain's medical standards. Protection For The Consumer Mrs. Elsie Davis Safoulis, formerly of Fayette, now living in A good many people may think that retailing changes little over the years. A man just rents a location, buys and prices a stock of goods, and waits for the customers. Well, it doesn't work that way — not nowadays, at any rate. A recent issue of U. S. News & World Report carries a long article on the "revolution" that is underway in retailing. It cites many examples, among them a trend to mergers, the growth of discount stores, increased self-service, mme night openings, expanding automation, and so on down the list. What's the reason for this upheaval in the retail industry? XT. S. News gives the answer. Consumer income and assets in this country are at record figures — "the public, however, is doing a little less than a record amount of spending in Juneau, Alaska writes us of the dono thjs he wou ', d hgve found National Association for Retard- cent earmarked for slate aid to ed Children, the Iowa Association schools". A retail sales tax is for Retarded Children, the New indeed a tax having most impact York Association for Teachers of 0 n the poor. The poorer people Special Education, etc. Had he spend most of their income for .->hort visit she had this past sum merwith Mrs. C. B. (Mary) Swan- food, clothing, fuel, things sub- the stores, and there are many more stores battling 0 y, also formerly of Fayette, now of Pasadena, Calif. Mrs. Swaney was passing through Juneau, on for the dollars spent. The result: intense competi tion, all sorts of new ideas and lures." Here is an almost perfect illustration of the way free enterprise and the free market work. The consumer is boss. Producer and distributor must satisfy his changing wants, needs, whims and fancies — or go out of business. The U. S. News article on the retail revolution see Mendenhall Glacier and other ends on this accurate note: "Everything suggests points of interest. After that, that this upheaval is just beginning. - From it, the coffee, and an hour's visit at her consumer gets a real protection against rising home before boat time. "All too prices. The Washington Boom for example, that nearly 80 per ject to the sales tax. Those of cent of the mentally retarded in higher income either invest, or the New York City study were spend a higher proportion of their unable to remain employed due income for intangibles or services to lack of proper training; he not subject to sales tax. The rip wun a lourisi puriy, would have found the Iowa oorest of t he poor are clipped and as she had written of her Association for Retarded Child- hardest of all by retail sales tax trip, Mrs. Sofouhs and her son, [ . en js ser j ous i y concerned with because of their higher percent- James, met her at the dock and thfi p , ight Qf the 67000 mentally age of small Uems purc hased. took her j with Uu-mm his car^ to retarded children and adults who A properly written and vigor- could become capable of earning ously administrated adjusted a living but who are and who gross income tax in Iowa could will be unable to support them- replace both the retail sales tax selves because they cannot get and the state net income tax, FAYETTE THEATRE Thurs. - Fri. - Sat. Oct. 26 - 27 - 28 AUDIE MURPHY JOHN SAXON POSSE FROM HELL Sun - Mon - Tues Oct. 29-30-31 MARLON BRANDO KATY JURADO In ONE - EYED JACKS There's at least one place where a super-boom is underway. It's in the federal government. Unfortunately, it's a boom that the taxpayers — including taxpayers-to-be, not yet born — will have to pay. Since January something like 100,000 additional civilian employes have been put on the federal payroll. Federal spending for the year will pass $90 billion — a new peacetime record. And authpritative estimates say that next year's budget deficit will exceed $5 billion at the very least. Some think it may run close to twice that figure. It certainly will — if the next Congress approves any substantial number of the spending bills that will go into the hopper — bills which have nothing whatever to do with our military strength. We're supposed to be prepared to make sac- Mrs. Sofouhs says bu t and fee jobs Note that these ijoyable tc, see and visit fi do not indude the slow with an old friend I had not seen learners (LQ/s from 80 . 90) who in well over 30 years. short" most enjoyabl Some say the English language number more than 115,000 in this state and whose job difficulties . , are only slightly less than those is the hardest of all. And, after of the menta ii y retarded. Fur- reading the poem below, maybe ther checking on the t of the you 11 agree The poem appeared matheme tician would have re- rifices in the name of national defense - and of j une 2 1~ 1954 in the Manchester 3 "TaV Ihe NAicaUmate nahonal survival. When will Washington provide Guardian (Neb.) ^hS ^omenMly ^S^Te cost the country $2,000,000,000 a even a minor example? Not until the people vote HINTS no to candidates and public officials who promote * ta . kc ' lt . v ? uja ' read y know year — $1,000,000,000 for 'train- higher taxes by advocating give-away programs financed by taxpayer dollars. Of tough * and bough and cough ing, keeping and treating, and ISHBimHiSffiiiiBK^^ to tie up every male sophomore. jjj This done in the alloted time, the 10 freshmen thought they had won IDo You Recall in 20 - 30 - 40 Years Ago! 20 Years Ago — Charles W. Sperry; Fred R. Phip- p. p. stewart) president 0 f the The Guardsmen Quartet of Hoi- pe ?' ^.^L ^ Favette coun * Farm and dough? $1,000,000,000 in the loss of the Others may stumble, but not you potential earning powers of the On hiccough, thorough, dough and retarded. through? It is quite obvious, then, that Mr. Horton, an acknowledged j,- but the sophomores pointed out And cork and work and card and authority in dealing with num- ijj to them that one sophomore was ward, bers, made the common error of " missing. He had been encased And font and front and word and failing to investigate the situa- !!j in a box underground for almost sword tl0n before becoming critical. I five hours. Holes in the box ad- Well done! And now if you wish, ^u^flT'Lf °^fJ^J° mitted air to him during his nerhaDS emphasize the need for decreas- wa it * * ' mg unemployment and thus help To learn of less familiar traps? t0 decrease taxes. This can be The Guardsmen Quartet of Hoi- —- " Faye tte county Farm Bureau, Beware of heard a dreadful word f 0 "^ a great extent by Drovid- lywood will present the first en- * «*r belonging to Mr. and won honor for the State of Iowa Th^t looks lffeTbeard and sounas ing f h ,1 sl ° W 1 ? fl ™ e ™i *" d . * e and Fayette county, as well as like bird That looks like beard and sounds — - — n/r ,-, , . himself, last week at the Nation- And dead- it's said like bed not "~'J~'C C They Mav Fa " s er, and another car oc- a l Dairy show in St. Paul, when ' ' and hold J obs mentally retarded with training which will enable them to get I should like to tertainment of the L.P.A. course, Mrs - Anders, occupied by Mrs Wednesday evening Oct. 15, in Sanders and her mother, Mrs the college gymnasium. They Mav Fa _ user - and *™™er car oc- ai uairy snow in at. Paul, when bead — stress particularly the need for have appeared with and support- cupied by Mrs. Charles Wood and Tritomia Pietertje Ormsby, his For goodness sake don't call it prov iding vocational training for ed such artists as Nelson Eddy, thre f children had a co ision at Holstein bull, won first in the "deed"! . the 11,165 (Mr. Horton, please Jeanette MacDonald, Bing Cros- r . not , of theT1crhur p h xhl11 ' c° rner three year old class and Grand check tnis figure with the IARCI) by Judy Garland, Dorothy La- of Uark and Washington streets, Champion over all. There is no Watch out for meat and great and mentally retarded school child- mour and Edgar Bergen. Monday afternoon. Both cars argument now but what the best threat, ren in the State of Iowa, and for Marriages: Virginia Benner to were damaged considerably and Holstein bull in the United States (They rhyme with suite and t he 115 000 slow learners (Mr. Russell Schneider. there were minor injuries suffer- is in. Fayette county. straight and debt). Horton, check please), all of Fayette county annual corn ed by some of the occupants, al- R an d a lia is proud of ihe fact A moth is not a moth in mother, w hom can be potential husking contest will be held at though none was serious. that Miss j ul i et te Johnson is a Nor both in bother, broth in earners — or Delinquents, the Earl Teague farm in Jeffer- Thursday evening while little winner in the dramatic lines in brother. Very truly yours, son township, Saturday, Oct. 25, Aaron Schlegal of Maynard was the Bible story contest. Her " ~ according to plans made by the going to town on his coaster wa- reading was "The Stoning of And here is not a match for there, corn husking committee. En- gon, he ran off the end of the Stephen". She won at Randalia, Nor dear and fear for bear and trants to date are: Doras Latham, east cement bridge and fell, cut- and at the sub-district at Gree- pear, winner of last year's contest; ting his head and one ear quite ley. She also won at Fayette and And then there's dose and rose Herman Pearl, Oelwein; Adolph badly. He was unconscious for a at the M. E. conference at Dav- and lose — and Hubert Kuennan, Maynard; while and was quite weak the enport. Just lnn k »hPi Charles Fels, West Union; Ted following day from loss of blood, Wegner and "W. A. Schroeder, but is recovering nicely. W.S.C S. general meetins Randalia; and John Wegner, of Three unmasked bandits rob- * " * * * . . And do and go then thwart and Oelwein. bed Henry, John and Mathias Tte W.S.C.S. general meeting cart Deaths: Archie Gray of May- Miller and their sister of about wll J, be held Wednesday, Nov. 1, come, come, I've hardly made a nard; Mrs. M. A. Fishback of $1,300 in gold and $6,700 in paper "J U} e Broadroom of the church. start! Maynard; Abe Lincoln Heath. money, which they had in a safe S 08 ™? 868 ™ 1 ". be , M i?- « Robert A dreadful language? Man alive, Glen Squires, 20, was found at their home near New Hamp- " ame i!' ,j S -_, , ael Snaffer and I'd mastered it when I was fivel dead on the Milwaukee railway ton, recently. Mrs - Harold Earle. right-of-way near Arlington, last 1 Warm ait circulates from top 2. Powerful Blower* spreads heat on floors 3. Radiated heat thru the front EASY TERMS wage Vearl G. McBHde, Ph.D. Associate Prof, of Education Upper Iowa University STRINGTHIN AMIHICA'S PtACI MWMf Just look them up and choose, and goose -U.S. SAVINGS ONDS VOUMHMfMAMMJCA • Saves up to fuel cost oon • Automatic controls •Tor IP-Gas, Notural or Mid. Gas E. Enjoy uniform warmth and comfort iri every room—with the new Monogram heater. Cast iron burner with exclusive mill slot ports and special cast iron heat chamber assure more heat from every dollar's worth of fuel. Beige or browntone porcelain enamel finish. Models in all sizes— to heat from two to seven rooms. See them today! •Blowtr optional tquiprntnl. H. CARLEY Plumbing & Heating Thursday. He had, gone hunting 40 Years Ago The lesson topic will be "Jesus Christ the Light of the World". TO MEET TUESDAY The Outlook club will meet and was beUe^ ttjt he had ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ Mr, Ronald Koch f will give the Tuesday evening, Nov. 7, with Everett as co-hostesses. stumbled while walking along e ciass or upper devoti ons, and Mrs. E. E. Garbee Mrs Arnold Heth and itaL Ru& the track. His brain was pierced *° w & university won the annual will have the lesson - • • • by a .22 'calibre rifle bullet which ?, la4ss ? cr *P w*** 1 the freshmen entered his moui)h and plowed Saturda /, corning by an unex- upward pected trick. It had been expect 30 Year* Ago Deaths: Austin A. ed that the freshmen would easily win because of their great number. In order to even it, the Knight; men of the freshman class had MR. FARMER Why Sell Your Soybeans Below The Support Price? CHECK WJTH THE FAYETTE SOYBEAN MILL idled Warehouse with approximate|y ;^^MA .|u |:||Drage avaUable for your conven* ien^^Pi&fayette or 144 West'Union. %mm SOYBEAN MIU Fayejte, Iowa HEY YOU BOWLERS Enjoy America's FAVORITE PASTIME All Teams & Individual Bowlers Welcome SEE OUR SELECTION OF — Bowling Balls — Bowling Shoes — Bowling Bags Bowl Where You See The Magic Triangle LANES — 8 ALLEYS — Automatic Pinsetters West Union, Iowa UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY FAYETTE, IOWA presents THE H J. w A COMEDY, BY Ruth and Augustus Goetz • s Based on Henry Jvnes' Novel Washington Square 6-27,1JS1, JfflK 4 -IT fs ^mwfxwSokhu^^

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