Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on November 16, 1961 · Page 5
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November 16, 1961

Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 5

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LOCALS Friday evening dinner guests of the Charles Baumler family were Mr, and Mrs. Dan Halweg, Danny and Debbie of Hawkeye. tf.r. and ,Mrs. Charles Baumler and. girls spent, Sunday afternoon arid, evening with her aunt and family. Mr. and Mrs. John Wood, at Prairie du Chein, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. John Nehring visited her mother, Mrs. John Schultz of Clermont in the Postville hos pital, Saturday afternoon, and were later afternoon and supper guests in the Clarence Tatro home in Clermont. Sunday supper guests in the John Nehring home were Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Welzel and Judy Ann of Eldorado. Mr. and Mrs. Park Cowles went to Lincoln, Nebr., Friday morning to visit until Sunday at the home of their son, George and family. The S. W. Tobias family of Des Moines were week-end guests of her mother, Mrs. Hazel Rasmussen. Mrs. Nora Hecht, Hawkeye, and son, Ralph Hecht of Alton, 111., were callers Sunday afternoon of Mrs. Mabel Ostrander. Mrs. Al Andrae of Minneapolis, Minn., was a week-end visitor of friends in town. Mrs. Ezra Heth and daughter, Helen, of Hawkeye, were Sunday afternoon callers in the Paul Heth home. • The Rev. Norman Betke conducted the early morning services Sunday at the Lutheran church in Fairbank. Clarence Heth accompanied him. Robert Boulton, five-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Boulton, was discharged Thursday from the West Union hospital where he had been receiving treatment a few. days for a knee injury he received w,hen he. fell from his tricycle onto a darning needle which was broken and imbedded in the flesh. Mrs. J. E. Stephenesn, Manchester, • and Mrs. David Briggs and Brian, Fayette, were dinner guests Thursday of Mrs. Walker Briggs. Afternoon visitors were Mrs. Frieda Wirt of Kirkland, Wash., and Mrs. Ldbbie Gray of Randalia. Mrs. Richard Scheidel has been suffering with bursitis in her neck and left shoulder this week, and unable to assume her teaching duties in the first grade at school. Mrs.-Richard Clark has been substituting for her. Last week visitors in the home of Dora Tann and Jerry were Robert Tann of Chicago and Mrs. Clarence Winter of Rochester, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Froning of Sheffield, Mrs. Mary Anders and Mrs. Dorothy Anders, both of Cedar' Falls, were dinner and afternoon guests Sunday at the home of Mr.' and Mrs._Ray_Hiff. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Severson and family of Waverly were Sunday dinner guests in the parental Fred Maurer home. Werner Tegtmeier and John Kyle of Davenport were callers in the Rolande Gray home, Saturday evening. Mrs. Bert Overhus submitted to minor surgery Wednesday at the Oelwein hospital. Mrs. Marvin Leverington was admitted to the Oelwein hospital last week with a sprained back. Marion Landas entertained dinner guests in his home at Oelwein, Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Landas of Fayette were among Happy Valley club met The Happy Valley club met Wednesday-afternoon, Nov. 8, with nine : members present at the home of ' Mrs. Ralph Kelg. Roll call was "my hobby" with an interesting exhibit. Mrs. Alfred Stearns presented the program of coloped slides of places in Washington, D. C., which she had taken while visiting her son, Charley. • There were also slides Charley had taken in Germany while stationed there. those attending. Mr. nnd Mrs. Donald Orr took their granddaughter, Alicia Connor, to her home at Cedar Rapids, Friday and returned Sunday. _^^ 0| _ VTT Waldo Walker, a patient at the Veterans hospital in Iowa City, is improved this week. He is in Ward 15, Cth floor. _ ^p — Mrs. Harold Swale was taken to the Iowa City hospital, Monday. 1/Sgt. M. II. (Sodie) Aldcrson. of Ft. Rili-y, Kansas, s|H'iil last week-end in Fayette with his fatn — — Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Oakley of Oelwein were dinner guest?. Sunday in the parental Will Ix.'voringt(m, Sr., home. Letter to the Editor Dear Stoney: Please allow me a bit of your fine newspaper to share some thoughts and information with your readers in the form of an open forum letter. When Mayor Beck and Town Clerk Arch \V<x>d selected certain citizens of our town to serve on the 19C1 election board it was the foremost thought in the minds of those of us who consented to serve that the election be carried on in very strict accord with existing laws and precedents and that the certain irregularities and erroneous advice of the 1959 election be avoided. PRIOR TO SERVING on the board, I conferred in Des Moines at the Capitol with the Honorable Kvan Hultmnn, Attorney General of Iowa, and one of his a sistants, in regard to election procedures and voting rights. I also picked up the attorney general's opinions since 1U3J1 to help the board in its work come election day. It was our further purpose not to have our town publicized around the state as a place where irregularity or prejudice might exist in the selection of public officials. Prior to the opening of the polls on Nov. 7th the election hoard had on hand the laws of the stale, the annotations to the Con titution and the Code of Iowa nnd the necessary opinions of the Attorney General. Armed with these guides the polls were opened and election day pass eel without incident in Fayette in 1901. THE BOARD WAS made up of Mrs. Hod (Esther) Johnson. Mrs. Tom (Margaret) Henry, Mr. S. K. (Chub) Campbell, Mrs. Harry Randall and myself. When questions cnmc up the members consulted the law nnd everything was decid i'd by unanimous agreement of the board during the entire election. When the polls closed the count ing procedure began and after every 25 votes the entire board reviewed its figures to ascertain that everything was correct. Newspapers, radio and TV stations called throughout the evening, but the counting was not completed until well after 2:00 a. m. The five members of the board served for nineteen straight hours in doing their duty. When a local citizen would call for information they were treated courteously and we flopped our work to offer tin- information we hail. 1 Ix'lieve Hint any taxpayer has this right to have this information. Probably the main p-tipose of this lett'T is to advisi 1 at U-ast fif teen people in Fayette as t;i how to mark ballots. You may use only an "x". Ho other nvirks m ty lie made on the ballot unless a name is being written in. The board was distressed to have to deny eighteen people their choices because they ivsfd a check mark or circled a !,<|ii»iv after voting. Incidentally, of the spoiled ballots, eight were for Mr. Fay nnd st-vvn were for M". Heck so the outcome would mil be rhimgcd by any recount. This was entirely nn acri- dent .in I the board did not dis rnvi tliir. cuiiic'idoiicv until the rnunting was over. 'I lie other three spoiled Ivi'lots mafic- no cnoice for mayo. 1 . THEKE WAS NO .un nn the polls by Upper Iowa students and any one wishing to vote whose residence may have been doubted by the board was presented with the oath nnd the penalties pertinent thereto. The bo.vd required two peo- I>V to l,'il«> tiv o.'iUi iin.l denied two others the ballot because they hail not lived here long enough to meet the law's residence requirements. Going on 3:on n. m., a lired and exhausted election board, its work dine in strict accordance with the law, adjourned itself, the ballots oiwtU d, .sealed find locked. 1 certainly extend my personal appreciation and thanks to Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Henry, Mrs. Randall and Mr. Campbell for the wonderful and conscientious work they did for the people of Fayette. I think the town and the candidates ought to be grateful for the splendid and efficient manner in whirh this year's election was conducted. Cordially, Don Kimball Fayette. SELL YOUR DONT WANTS WITH LEADER WANT ADS TO ALL OUR FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS: In Appreciation of your patronage and to mat* new friendi, w* hav* mad* ipecial arrangement! with 20th CENTURY STUDIOS »o be her* and photograph YOUR CHILDREN, FAMILY GROUPS ALSO TAKEN. , BEAUTIFUL - 8x10 - FRENCH GREY VIGNETTE PORTRAIT Picturei Matt Lovely $4.95 VALUE - ONLY 79c Clip Me fo Your Calendar So You Won't Fortjef tailing Gifti A PULL SELECTION OF PROOFS TO CHOOSE FROM All minon muif be accompanied by parenri. No appointment! nieilliry. There ii no ago limit. Everyone welcome ( ! THIS IS THE PLACE AND DATE FRIDAY, NOV. 24 — 10 A. M. to 5 P. M. ZABRISKIE GARAGE Fayette, Iowa FOOTBALL CONTEST ENTRY BLANK Leader Football Contest entry blank for games to be played on Saturday, November 18. All entry blanki must be mailed or deposited in the store oi one of the sponsoring merchants before 5 p. m. on Friday of each week. Winners will be announced in the next issue of ihe Leader. CONTEST ENDING NOVEMBER 18 —Iowa vs Michigan —Indiana vs West Virginia—— —Northwestern vs Mich. State Purdue Colorado Oklahoma Rutgers -——Cornell Virginia vs Minnesota- vs Nebraska- vs Army- vs Colgate- vs Dartmouth- Navy- Pitt- vs vs U.S.C. >rgia Tech' vs Alabama -Furman vs -Auburn vs -Wake Forest Clemsen- Georgia- -Syracuse -Air Force - T.C.U. Wash. State 'Washington Ole Miss. vs Maryland—•— vs Notre Dame vs Baylor vs Texas vs Stanford vs U.C.L.A. vs Tennessee Name Address FOOTBALL A CHANCE TO WIN $10 WEEKLY 1. Thia football game prediction contest will appear each week in the Fayetle Leader for 9 consecutive weeks. 2. An entry blank, listing 20 games to be played on the following weekend, will be printed in each ad. Entry blanks will also be available at ihe place of business of each of the sponsoring merchants listed on this page. All that each contestant needs to do to be eligible for up to $10 in priies each week is to mark his or her choice of the winner of each game and deposit the blank in the contest box in any of the stores of the sponsoring merchants. Or the blanks may be mailed to the Leader office. The entry blank in this ad. or a reasonable facsimile may be used. After each game listed, merely check the team you think will win. You don't pick scores, but if you think the outcome of ihe game will be a tie, check the names of both teams to indicate a He. 3. If a person picks all games listed correctly, he or she will receive $10 in cash as the prize for that week from the sponsors. If no one picks all the games correctly, ihe one having the most correct game predictions will receive $5.00 and the one with ihe second most correct entry will receive $2.00 in cash. In case of ties, the money will be divided among the winners. Winners will claim their prize money at the Leader office and winners will be announced each week in the Leader. 4. Anyone is eligible to enter the contest except employes of the Fayetie Leader and their immediate families. No purchase is necessary in order to enter and contestants need not purchase a newspaper. 5. Each person can submit only one entry for each week's contest. B. All entries will be held for one week after winners are announced in event a question should arise. Judge's decisions are final. 7. All entries must be deposited or mailed before 5 p. m. on the Friday of each week preceding the Saturday the games are to be played. CONTEST Although the Editor of the Leader is not eligible to enter the Leader football contest he U still eligible to male* predictions, and feels that he can possibly outgueu the majority of Ihoce who enter. If you care to match witi with him. }u»t check the predictions below, and those listed In each of ihe ad* on this page, and see how they compare with your*. Check them again after each contest closet, and te« who had the mo»i games guessed correctly. Auburn over Georgia Syracuse over Notre Dame Maryland over Wake Forest Baylor over Air Force Iowa over Michigan Indiana over West Virginia Mich. State over Northwestern Minnesota over Purdue Colorado over Nebraska Army over Oklahoma HOME MADE PIZZA SANDWICHES — MALTS Cold Drinks — Sno Creme Join The Football Crowd After The Game At Navy over Virginia Ott's Drive-In Otto and Margaret Finger, Proprietors Full One Of GUNS - AMMUNITION SHOTGUN SHELLS - RIFLE SHELLS AMERICAN ARCHERY EQUIPMENT HUNTING CLOTHES DUCK DECOYS Good Buys On Used Motors Ole Miss over Tennessee MULLINS SPORT SHOP YOUR DEPARTMENT STORE OF INSURANCE Representing All Lines Allied Mutual Ins. Group — Farmers Casualty Mutual Co. Western Surety Co. — Iowa Hardware Mutual Ins. Co. LeMars Mutual Ins. Co. — Hawkeye Security Ins. Co. United Security Ins. Co. — Farm and City Mutual Ins. Co. Dairyland Mutual Ins. Co. — Carolina Casualty Co. Connecticut General Life Ins. Co. Life Insurance Co. of North America Zurich Insurance Co. — Merchants Mutual Bonding Co. American Guarantee and Liability Ins. Co. FAYETTE INSURANCE AGENCY Phone 88 Fayette, Iowa Clemsen over Furman Just Arrived F R E S H BRACH'S CANDIES Dartmouth over Cornell LEWIS' VARIETY Grandmothers club meets Nine members of the Grandmo- 1 there! club met Thursday afternoon, Nov. 9, at the home of Mrs. Newell Combs. A small quilt was fin' Ished which Is to be included in a package at Christmas time for a ' childrens' home. The December meeting will be held on Dec. 14, with Mrs. Jacob Yearous, at which time there will 'be a; 60 cent gift grab bag. Also, the package for the chlldrens' ' home will be packaged and sent. HANES Underwear BALL BAND Footwear Rubber & Canvas LEE & BIG SMITH Overalls & Jeans Children's & Ladies' SPORTSWEAR IN JEANIE ' Washington over U.C.L.A. MAURER'S SHOES & CLOTHING We Buy And Sell LIVESTOCK Local and Long Distance GENERAL HAULING FEEDS & FERTILIZER Alabama over Georgia Teen DUMERMUTH AND FAY Fayette, Iowa Phone 207 SHORT ORDERS BEVERAGES POOL And A Friendly Atmosphere Rutgers over Colgate GEORGE'S PLACE SUITE'S Septic Tank Service , Oehvefaj'lowa Phone 1604J . .*• • •• ' T" CAR TUNE . UPS REPAIRS FOR ALL MODELS Wrecker Service Come In And See THE 1962 LARK " '' ' • Wash. State over Stanford ZABRiSKlE'S GARAGE Phone 80 Fayette, Iowa AGRICULTURAL LIMESTONE CRUSHED ROCK Get Your Soil Tested NOW We Can Deliver IMMEDIATELY u.s.c. over Pitt FAYETTC OT(il^(X, INC. Phone 73 AUTOMOBIU . ruiue TRUCKS FARM LIABILITY GENERAL'UAIIUTY WORKMEN'! COMPENSATION FIDELITY AND SURITY IONDS ACCIDENT AND HEALTH HQSflTALIZATION COMPIHE PRQTKTIOH State Auto Casualty Underwriter! PIS MOINIS, IOWA Insurance Agency Tw» over T.CU.

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