Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on November 2, 1961 · Page 1
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Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, November 2, 1961
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U. /. U. botircf of trustees .i\ ' - •" ' Officers ore re-elected DesMoinW Dcpt. of Hist. & Arching ~, -s Moinos, IP, Iowa ) All officers of the Board' of Trustees of Upper Iowa university were re-elected at jthe annual meeting of that group in Fayeite Friday afternoon. : . Judge W. H. Antes, West Union, was re-elected president of the board. Other officers named include R. M. Westerfield, Wjftst Union, vice president; Lee Surfus, Fayette, secretary, and E. A. Billings, Fayette, treasurer. Dr. J. M. Murphy, Sumner^was named a member of the executive committe* of the board, succeeding Dr. Roy V. Porter, Monticello, who this year became an honorary member of ttie" board of trustees after 33 years service on the board. Moines. Should tJiev not bo interested, the material is to be given to the Iowa State Historical society in Iowa Cit/. The board approved in essence a recommendation of ilie faculty's committee on curriculum, calling for an increase in the number of courses required for both BA and BS degrees. The board's action calls for putting these recommendations into effect, "as quickly as it is feasible to do so." Recommendations call for an increase in the number of general education courses required of all students, without regard to their major, from 35 to 60 semester hours. Students invited to attend the The Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland Volume 47, Number 44 Thursday, November 2, 1961, Fayette, Iowa Six Pages This Issue Re-elected, .to three year terms meeting of the Board of Trustees Postville Dr. John Dorman of Fayette. "Victor Otley of Mont-. government president, Waukon; Mary Andre, junior class repre- members • of the board in addition to Dr. Porter,, .were: Mrs. Carleton Baker, Decorah; Dr. John Baker, Alhambra, Calif.; Fred Breckner, Cedar Rapids; Dr. Kenneth Colegrove, New York; Dr. William Galbreth, Burbank, Calif.; Alonzo Harvey, Decorah; Mrs. George Laub, Cresco; Dr. Milo R. Maltbie, New York; Dr. Earl A. Roadman, Dike; W. E. Scott, Nashua; and F. P. Walker, Clear Lake. The board acknowledged receipt of a $100 a year scholarship from the Storagewall of Iowa, a part of the Calmar Manufacturing company, to be given to a sophomore student majoring in business administration. They also sent resolutions of respect and appreciation to the families of two long-time members of the board who died during the past year; the late Charles Carpenter, Fayette, and the late Leo C. in e <l ueen ' Grecnsburg. Ind. Mrs. Gooder assumes Duties of secretary Mrs. Ed Gooder has been hired as secretary of the Fayette County Mutual Telephone company, and assumed her duties this week. Mrs. Gooder replaces Miss Anna Wilson, who resigned recently after holding the position of secretary for 18 years. Mrs. Gooder had been employed at the A.S.C. office, and resigned to accept the secretary's job. Smith to represent West Central in Speaking Contest MAYNARD — Charles Robert Smith, member of the West tral chapter of the Futur ers of America, won th man Creed Speaking contest week over 22 other freshman F.F.A, boys. He will represent the West Central chapter in the sub-district Creed Speaking contest to be held in Oelwein in the spring. Robert lives on a 280 acre farm near Oelwein with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Louis Smith. Their main farm enterprises are corn, hogs, soybeans and dairying. His F.F.A. farming productive project will be corn. Mark Arthur, Duane Thran and Bernard Oakes we.re runners- up in this week's contest. Little action Rural amafeur talent To compete on Saturday in election e towns Waucoma, two members of the university staff, the late Del Stevens and Sam Shepard. The board approved a grant to two of its faculty and staff members, M. H. Alderson and Gary Wittlich, called to active duty •with the armed forces. Grant was for sufficient funds to bring their salaries in the armed forces up to what they would have earned at Upper Iowa, and will continue for six months. The board voted to offer its extensive collection of publica- tins and papers dealing with the •Methodist church, accumulated during the time it was affiliated .with that denomination, to the ^church's new 'library at v Des {Kenneth Rawson, former dies Rural amateur will be held in Iowa Farm Bureau's nine districts on Saturday, Nov. 4. Starting at 2 p. m., winners in Westfield Homemakers Make decorations Kenneth Rawson of Kaiispell, Mont., died Oct. 15 of a heart attack while deer hunting. Mr. Rawson was born Dec. 10, 1905 in Arlington and graduated from the Fayette high school in 1924. In 1928 he graduated from The Westfield Homemakers club met Monday evening at the Farm Bureau building in Fayette. Fifteen women made Christmas tree decorations from magic puff beads, and "Good arrangement and management in our kitchens" was. discussed by Mrs. John Pattison. Among the items reported on by Mrs. William Merkle, township chairman, were the special projects carried on by other township groups. These included supplying sewing materials, bedside stools and cookies to the county^ home, magazines and books to hospitals, and cookies to the Good Samaritan home. In answer to the questin "shall it be Farm Bureau or crafts?" the women wished to continue as in tests will compete for thi to appear at the state contest in Des Moines at 9:30 a. m. on Nov. 14. Bill Riley of station KRNT and KRNT-TV in Des Moines will serve as master of ceremonies at the state contest. Trophies will be awarded to the top three acts in the state contest. The sites for the district contests are: Farm Bureau office in Fayette; Farm Bureau office in Garner; Farm Bureau office in Primghar; Farm Bureau office in Denison; Farm Bureau office in Nevada; YMCA in Cedar Rapids; Iowa Wesleyan in Mt. Pleasant; First Lutheran church in Chariton and Farm Bureau building in Red Oak. L. L. PETERSON, vice president of Interstate Power Co., second from right, was Ihe main speaker at newspaper and radio dinner at Oelwein, Monday n'ght. The dinner is an annual event sponsored by Interstate. Others in the p'ciure are. left to right: Dale Maxson, manager of the Fayeite office; John Mooiman. manager of the West Union office; Mr. Paterson; and Mead Schenk, advertising manager of the company. The banquet was held ai the Knights of Columbus lodge south of Oelwein. Millard Nelson Jr., elected To head county Farm Bureau Millard Nelson, Jr., of Clermont operations of packing plants and Mike Meyer wina\ Weekly grid contest This week several upsets were the cause of many misses in the fo 'ball contest. There were twenty-three with nine misses, •••n 1 most evervone missed from , ., was elect ed president of the Fay- retail stores along with their rog- 7 to 14 There art- ten winners, Fall rally, Sunday The Fall Rally of the Lutheran gate Zone, will be held Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. at the- St. John's Church, at Fairbank. Dr. E. R. Bertermann will be the speaker. He serves as executive director of the Lutheran elte County Farm Bureau at the ular activities should be prohib- annusl meeting, Thursday, Oct. ited. 26. He succeeds Rodney Drewes of West Union, who lias served in the president's capacity for the past three years. Other officers elected at the meeting were: Benton Harrison, Fayette, vice president; Richard Smith, Waucoma, secretary; Lyle LABOR UNIONS and Antitrust Laws: The people of the county feel that action should with Mike Meyer of Fayette, tafc- i,r; fir t prize of $5 with 4 misses und -ir« others sharing second pln.-e of $2 with 0 misses. The second place winners are: One of the quietest campaigns in which two complete ticksts are seeking election to office in Fayette will be history after Tuesday, Nov. 7. Campaigns in Maynard and Randalia, each of which has only one slate of candidates, have also been extremely quiet. In the Fayette campaign, none of the present councilmen are seeking re-election. However, the incumbent mayor, Jack Beck, will seek re-election with a complete new slate of council candidates. Those running for councilman on Mr. Beck's ticket include: Gene William Singer, Gaylen Bierbower, Jack Howard, Willard Langerman and Roger Bowen. The opposing candidate for mayor will be John Fay, who previously served five years as mayor of Fayette. His council include: Earl Galla- Hennig, Robert Addy, Ronald Ash and Claude E. Smith, Jr. In the political field at Maynard, Earl Foss will be seeking re-election with the following candidates running for council nosts: Walter E'nlers, Robert Bergman, Dean Kalm, John Mc- Knon and Francis Smith. Paul Harrison is seeking election as •ivasurer, and Andrew Gantenbein as park commissioner for a dx year term. In" Randalia the mayor will have to be selected; by a in vote as be taken to include labor unions Matins , Clo^hV^k'nu.Gi-fienoualy Kuhens, Wadena, treasurer. under provision of anti-trust laws to curb monopoly. State Issues — REAPPORTIONMENT: The views of the people of the county very much in favor of Farm Tom Toman, Dick Hogan, Geri Lyn Dillcy, Gene Klenge, Don nine I;, Karen Ash, and Chuck GoocJer ;ill of Fayette. Another in the weekly series of foot!,all contests sponsored by the '. ora . are very much in favor of Farm j y .,,j or ant i 23 Fayette merchants 8 a. m. to 8 vice chairman Mrs Judd Van Bureau continuing to support re- appears in this issue. Entry blanks November 7. Brocklin of Hawkeye; publicity apportionment bill, 99 Represen- may be obtained from any of the In Fayette the voting place chairman, Mrs. Roy G. Potter of Ultivt , on nrca and 5B Scnatora ^r p ™ m . WdaTinSe'SSSSJ Maynard^the'resSs S' vote place of any of the sponsors or at the Community hall, and in in the mail. Ran'lalia at the fire station. Dale Gordon, Harlan McComb, William Schroeder and Clarence Blue. Harriett Wilbur i the candidate for treasurer. Election polls will be open from 8 a. m. to 8 p. m. on Tuesday, mber In Fayette. Mrs. J. S. Van Wcrt, slate wo- tatives on area on population, until it is enacted into law. ginning his 14th t_ school Mrs. An active Kaiispell community leader, he was a member of Ro->- tary Club, past president of the Inland Empire Education Assn., bf the'official ! bbard of the Epworth Methodist Church, the Montana Education Assn., and in task he served for 24 years as a speaker at the annual meeting. at a reccrc i high level and con- member of the Lutheran Hour she covered many activities that tinuing higher each year. This Staff. Farm Bureau is participating in, ia a problem of grave concern He traveled overseas five times especially where state and na- to a n property owners and lo in the interest of the Lutheran tional issues are involved. farm owners particularly in Iowa „,_ ,„, Hour and will speak Sunday on Mrs. Van Wurt stated that many ancl to industries which are con- eau; Mrs. Hex Miles, worm iiv- ,, The pHght of christians Behind people today are in favor of let- 8id ering locating in Ihe slale. •%L*?l*"£*£ e b£*™"} ^^^S^'ou,. ls a project ^f th ° «" vtrnmenl takc ovcr According to the of the Lutheran Laymen's League her visits to other countries she bination including King, mus- Mrs. Ralph Dickinson, reading. Mrs. Delbert Dean and Mrs. serves as chairman of the local American people want. majority we increases in Committee to discuss Nuclear disaster problems A special committee appoint- are: Kermit Teig, chairman, Leid I'y tho United States Depart- land McCord, Chester Turner and men i of A"riculture will hold a M. C. Wangsness. These men Nov..27 meeting. of which Grace Men's club is a is more cert.in than ever that this sales lDX or a combination O f mom -™™e ", , «u.u - ^d^^th-lr fhrita,, p'^ w\AiViVinr nnulon Kiornnwer ;^ «/\f nfini, Ihr* mmnt-ltv of InG <*tif.ritril 1 nvnu f nmi icnmnnl ri ('- mL -*™' Jl " A i*uo^«j , AIVV. *-v f i.wu * n A special taxe.s (amusement, eij, vif . ( b()<h rural and town citizens taining to radio active fallout, etc.) as a means 01 wh;u t() d() m lhe evont of a nu _ shelters, live stock feeding, club. E. W. Maurer represents Mrs. Van Wert congratulated Million house, are tnc axbnsepmvid- f-lear disaster. othe.- findings. of California, Coldo State Univewity and Mon- ooo h 1,118,000 houses to attend the Rally. invited will be heated completely by electricity by the end of the year 1961, according to a report from a daughter, Mrs. Interstate Power Co. Utility com- S of explained that the organization tnc county favor required dealers is only as strong as the members gf f arm produce to post adequate « P - *** -hool this very informative meeting. Members of the committee iwaison ntwBon, « uauguuu, ««o. • , nvnect that bv the end of death of Mrs. J. D. Parker. Mrs. . •.. ~" f " , r. •""""""""••Don Cramer a son, Neal and one pan'es expect tnatDy ine ena 01 ST*"' "* ;™J D L," .' 0 . ,, f ization. ed to the group by Haro ^i Rnth d d M. this decade 5.2 million houses will Parker died Tuesday, Oct. di at Retiring president Drewes urg- tl t th absence ol &„ &/^.r"' to Ta^£ B sr?s±i* ^ ho ^,=rvK - --;•- -™& -- "±~ University in Dallas, Texas. Former resident dies s a nationwide survey by Electrical held in Fayette some time next Maynard their rhiMr P n'« «torv hour World maaazine. a business pub- week. whole hearted support. He went <-ni-dren s story hour on to explain that he felt tnis To begin on Saturday World magazine, a business pub lication. Visits in Paine home to the group by Harold SUon^ J*". Edward ^^Anderson.^ 01 Minaia T( _ nn ^ vigilcd Monday in the home of her aunts Amy Leigh and Margaret Paine. Mr;;. Anderson is a medical edi- Birthd«?y club meets Twelve women met at the home of Mrs. Lorenz Wilke, Wednesday, Oct. 25, honoring the October birthdays. Present were: Mrs. tor of the Oakridge Institute of M Mrs. Ella Langerman, Mrs. Glen Greenough, Mrs. John Bahl, Mrs. O. E. Holtzman. Mrs. Scott Ostrander, Mrs. Joe Langerman, Handalia and vicinity. He was a ment. >rother of the late John Morf of • i-ayette. TO MEET THURSDAY Mr. Morf leaves three children, The American Legion and the trie light pole at the corner, but re department, na - .. , , , „ •,,_.., ,.,_n 11,,. *"»• •»«••-- — --- one- cuinu iu iuwu lu tincuu me leaves were being burned along •^ n J" p ^^°r ih0 « rW T?"± town l 11 ^ l ? e « inn ! n '' » l . "L a " dedicatory exercises of the sci- Holmes, Mrs. Lizzie Carl Mittlestadt hostess. v/ill club to meet The Fayette Music club Howard and Leone all of Auxiliary will meet Thursday was kept Three brothers and evening, Nov. 2, at the Legion buildings, sisters all in Iowa. hall at 7:30 p. m. damage. the street, fire spread to an elec- far .™ e ™ ^"'^tinn ^U^nTnP m ' oach Saturdav - wilh thc Kin " ence building at Iowa Wesleyan meet Monday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m. in said that the station was doing derlein club as sponsoring — -- • — from reaching any ?« excellent job so far and since gnni!8alion . There was verv little lts opening Sept. 26 it is a known mere was very utue f __ t ^ u ., ( (V _ price leycl of hogg Supplemental state aid to County schools - $27,184 at the meeting are as follows: The story tellers for this Sat- FARM PROGRAM — Accord- urday are Mrs , Jean Clark and ing to the views of the people in Mrs Stephanie Richer. Twenty-two warrants totalling est amount of supplemental aid $10,029.65; Dover No. 5 Rural In- Fayette county the organization *JL . i ^^ * ^ » - i - * *.* __..._i.__ fTTl.M y"\rt1»»irti»» *3 S\***VM«4n.Mi Q«Vij-i«v1 Vtl«i**«n4 4OOB TO t_i f rt .. n« r\trAt*_n11 /lnfit»nno*a at Mount Pleasant. Her brother, the Music room at the high Dr. John C. L. Blagg received the school. stories Degree, Dr. of Science, at that All interested persons are in, , ••••• — onc time. vited to attend in tne county has been raised at g| , oup will ne f or children from ^>_«=«m^ least 25 to 50 cents. He also stat- tnree to sjx ycars; O ne group will ed that the station could not be be for children seven to 10 years a success if farmers were only olc j going to use it as a scape goat to g t oiy time will last for about get higher prices out of someone a nalf n0 ur, after which the chil- else. dren may choose books to take Some of the resolutions adopted home with them . Star routes to carry mail Through Fayette; no Hypo ilemental state in the county. The Oelwein dependent School District, $225.76. would favor an over-all decrease s n : ur _J : n accident kid for schools was received this Community school district receiv- Dover No. 6, |263.17; ffairfield on farm production by the use of. »"Ji«r?M ui mn . t ™ F A nm\ na * t toeotfice of A. S. Morse, ed the largest amount and Putnam No. 1, $120.40; Fairfield No. 2, voluntary land retirement for all Dolores Solomon a suffering master E. A. Billings suDerintendent of schools. No. 5 rural independent school $573.23; Fairfield No. 3, $474.33; producers - land retirement re- with a broken collar bone as the All mail coming ii oriainal claims as filed district received the least. Fairfield No. 5, $918.56; Fairfield quired for price supports — price result of an accident when her out of Fayette wiU ' r JrittTftTSt. *or supplemental The 22 warrants for schools of No, 6, $60.14; Fairfield No. 7, $_27, supports based on markrt average car skidded and overturned^ as ^ fay The highway post office*; which bound, The route from Decorah has been traveling through Fay- to Independence, southbound, will ette the past few years, has been arrive here at 7:20 a. m. discontinued, according to Post- All mail must be in the post office by 4:30 p. m. to be dis- ,Mr. Billings urges all residents Dl <w; NiSt No 1 $o2 stock hroughP.L. 480. ed by insurance. ' ah ' the Christmas season riiaU in- North Fayette County Commun- Scott No. 5, $119.56; Smithlield PACKING-PLANTS and Chain Mis, Solomon is bemg[cared The star route ftpm Cedw crease? ea* year, «(d Mrly inail. school ity School District, $472.15; Del- No. 5, $43.47; Smlthfield No. 6, Stores in Feeding ^Operations: for at the home of her mother, Rapids to West Union will arrive ings would, .assure proper deliv- the wcon* larg- wein Community School District, $376.70. The majority feel that feed lot Mrs. Mane Solomon. in Fayette at 6:20 a, m,, m ^ cry,- ..,, ,. •- .

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