Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on November 23, 1961 · Page 1
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Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, November 23, 1961
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Iowa Farm Bureau ac/opfs Resolutions at convention Tho Iowa Farm Bureau adopt ed new rrsolutions at the 43rd annual meeting in DCS Mnincs st-css- ing "one of the nation's most valuable assets is the capacity of its farms to produce food and fiber". Farmer delegates from 99 coun ty Farm Bureaus closed the con vention on Wednesday, Nov. 15 in DCS Moines with adoption of resolutions. The resolutions stated. "Realizing that agriculture's tremendous productive accomplishments have been created under the basic philosophy of a free enterprise system using competition, initiative, and Ihe laws of supply and demand ar. basic tools, we pledge contin- IH '1 support to these principles as a guide toward obtaining agricul t" al p-osperity." Farmers at the meeting pointed out that "a majority of the bene fits hav accrued to consumers." Seeking help to bring supply in line with demand, the Farm Bureau members recommend a land retirement program with land to be taken out of production for three to 10 years with a limitation on the number of acres that could be retired in one community. "Price supports," the resolutions r,late. "based on a three year mar- kit average. Production adjust uvnts (from land retired) should result in higher market pacts " Delegates urged "in the best in- to'vsts of both livestock and con- sinners" that meat processing and marketing be competitive. They CL or | n Pnrvnn also urged an investigation of jneilU Lt'lTiUn commercial feed lot operations by packers and retail stores as a guard against monopoly. Monopoly came up again in the Farm Bureau resolutions on labor. They stated, "We strongly urge action be taken to make activities of labor unions subject to provisions of antitrust laws." Giving strong support to farmer taxing of cooperatives or any oth i< • Iris n ss enti'-p-iso on the sav- in,™ 1 ! di.-^t -ibi'tcd as patronage refunds. In nlhe' sv lions on national is sues, the delegates recommended continuing the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act. support for the Rural Area Development program, emphasis on Hog Cholera Eradication, and clarification of Social Security regulations. They opposed Federal Aid to Education and na " tional marketing orders. On state issues the delegates supported the renpno-tinnmont bill passed by Ihe Iowa General As sembly and strongly supported n resolution calling fnr easing the burden of p-operty taxes. T'»> (I 'I'if.'iles iW-'-i -(.(I |i.;il ruin o sli'n "' nvipc-tv "\* out an ac- en •;'(" in :KI> e o r aliil'l" to |i;>v (,<, : " T'lpv n-i'i-i] an "eai'mark c'l fund" from other ta\ sources to aid in Financing schools, stating "schools a e primarily a se-vice to people, not to p-oivrlv, and should be financed by all citi/cns." K.e'm-'"S nl the l''a 'in 1'ii'vaii ann".M nvt'n 1 ! a'so ii--i»i il cn-t-iil merit of lobby ill 1 ! activities liv Kt-'le ;T«Vi -nment employee 1 :. reeotn mended welfa-e rolls; he a matter i>' public record and available upon ••(•quest, and urged "bonding of d^n't'i's in fa"m products" or take (•the- "app-op/iate action" to pro teet farm producers. n II As F.F.A. sweetheart MAYNNARD Members of tin- West Central chapter of the Future Farmers of America have chosen Sherla Beman as their cur- The Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland Volume 47, Number 47 Thursday, November 23, 1961, Fayette, Iowa Six Pagea This Isaue Whose Farm Is The Mystery Farm? John Ingels named county Champion pork producer rent sweetheart. As a token of _ . this honor she will receive a sweet- «Tee Copy of mystery cooperatives, the delegates stated heart jacket from them and reign Farm picture to owner that they continued to oppose the as queen for the remainder of the ^ - school year. At the F.F.A. dance For making identification in the spring she will receive spec- The picture above was taken f\ I f. I . II, I lal honors and be presented flow of a farm somewhere in Fayette UmY lIVC ClCIIfTied lOSt W66K the vicinity of the * Missionary physician To speak at Wesleyan Methodist church here Dr. Lowell Jennings, missionary physician to Sierra Leone, West Africa, will speak on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p. m. at the Wes leyan Methodist church in Fayette, it was announced today by the Rev. Richard Jamieson, pastor. Dr. Jennings, himself the son of missionaries to Africa, attended Marion college. Marion, Ind, and received his M.D. from the University of Indiana School of Medicine*. After completing his internship in Tripler Army hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii, he was sent to Korea where he served in field hospitals of the U. S. armed forces. In 1952 he and his wife went to India as missionaries of the Wesleyan Methodist church, where he served until 1954. While there, Dr. Jennings supervised the construction of a mission hospital at Vapi, in western India. In 1958 Dr. and Mrs. Jennings were sent _to Sierra Leone, West Africa, to serve in the Mission hospital in Kamakwie. As a part of the expanding medical missionary program now active in seven foreign countries, the Wesleyan Methodist church maintains a well equipped hospital in Kamakwie, Sierra Leone, staffed by three doctors, four American nurses and trained African helpers. Consistently and constantly the witness of the Gospel is given out through the busy program, of surgery, outpatient clinics, leper treatments, dental clinics and nurses' training school. Dr. and Mrs. Jennings, together with their four children, presently on furlough from Sierra Leone, are residing in Gastonia, North Carolina. Second turkey drawing Wednesday; ers - county, in Miss Beman, 17, is the daughter town of Fayette. The mystery of Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Beman of farm pictures are » series spons- Randalia, and a senior at West ored by the Fayc .te I/eader far Central. During her four years in the interest of its many readeni. high school, "Chicky". as she is if the owner of the farm pic- called by her schoolmates, has tured above will stop in at the taken part in Softball, basketball Leader office he will receive free and band. She has been a cheer- o f charge a 5 x 7 glossy print of leader, band officer, member of the picture. There is nothing to the student council and of the Fu b uy. All that is asked of the own- ture Teachers' association. cr is a little information so that Other candidates for the honor the farm picture may be identi- were Janet Potrotz, Melodye Park- tied for the public the following inson and Judy Browne!!. week. 40 paid-up members In Legion Auxiliary Only five persons claimed turkeys at the first drawing, last Friday afternoon. The other five turkeys will be added to the 10 designated to be given away this Wednesday afternoon. Those who matched the numbers to win, Friday, were: Mrs. John Duwe. Mrs. Sadie Woods, Mrs. Ronald Nading, Mrs. John Soloman and Bud Hulbert Ticket stubs for , Wednesday's drawing will be collected at 10:30 MAYNNARD - The local unit of the American Legion Auxiliary now has a paid-up membership of 40, according to the report of Mrs. Walter Ehlers, membership chairman, given at its regular meeting at the Community hall Tuesday evening, Nov. 14. Any others in terested and eligible are invited to become members. Mrs. Orah Patsey, rehabilitation chairman, announced that 25 bed pads had been made from the solicited used sheets for the Old Soldiers' Home in Marshalltown, and drew attention to the display of items purchased from the proceeds of the last poppy sale. These will be sent to the veterans hospital in Clinton, where they will Wangsness speaks to Smithfield Homemakers MAYNARD — Twenty-one Farm Bureau Homemakers of Smithfield township met at 1 p. m., Nov. 13, with Mrs. Dale Roberts for their regular monthly meeting. Melvln Wangsness, Fayette county extension director, was a guest of the group. He talked .on radiation fall-out, using slides to show its effect on human beings, and the amount of safety derived from being in a fall-out shelter. He also handed out literature on these shelters. Mrs. Leroy Henniges gave the lesson on quick breads and demonstrated the making of blueberry muffins which were later served during the lunch hour by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. Lester Tope, co-hostess. Mrs. Arnold Paul had on display a number of items showing ideas for gifts and decorations during the holiday season. . Mrs. Otto Nehlsen will entertain the group at her home on Tuesday< Dec. 12, beginning at 10 a. m., with a favorite dish dinner at noon. There will be craft work on Christmas decorations and a SO cent gift exchange. Mrs. Glen Teague will be co-hMteu. Furniture store Sold this week Arrangements were made this week by Mr. and Mrs. Ralph McLeese and Don Kimball for the purchase of the McLeese - Leytze Furniture store in Fayette. The new owners will take possession on February 1, 1962. Mr. Kimball stated that "complete plans for the business will be announced in January. This transaction represents plans for an expanded, complete furniture store set-up for Fayette." He also stated that the transaction 'does not mean he will be leaving his present business, but will continue in the investment banking business. Plans are to hold a sale early in February to move the present stock and make room for new furniture items on the floor. A complete line of appliances, carpeting, furniture and general household needs will be available in the new store. Mr. and Mrs. McLeese will remain In the store until the new owners take over in February. They have been in the furniture business in Fayette for the past 16 years. Their plans after February are indefinite. be added to the items from other units to furnish the veterans with Christmas gifts for members of their immediate families. Included in the display were: Two aprons for adults, one large bath towel, one pair of child's pajamas, two pair of women's wool gloves, one pair of child's mittens, one head scarf, one necklace for an adult, three pair of earrings, one bracelet, one game and gift wrappings. Other activities brought out at the meeting with Mrs. Marvin Ingels presiding, were that two dollars was allowed for the Christmas and birthday gifts for the assigned child; that $10 will be sent to the veterans hospital in Iowa City for library books in honor of gold star women; that the book "Need A Lift" had been placed in the West Central library; that more than 50 per cent of its membership visited school during National Education week; that a card had been received confirming the order for popples for next Memorial day; that the unit voted to serve the Christmas dinner for the Farm Service company; and that this is the last call for coffee strips to help buy toys at Christmas time for the Children's homes. These may be left with Mrs. A. F. Bergman or at Dave's Market before Dec. 11. Refreshments were served at the close- by Mrs. Merrill Clew, Mrs. Floy Clew and Mrs. Ehlers. Six contestants Share in winnings; Final grid contest Six contestants will share in the winnings of the final football con test of the season. Earl Jeffrey of Fayette took first prize of $5, with only four misses out of the 20 games listed. Those dividing the second place prize of $2, with five misses, are: Mrs. M. A. Porter, Lowell Voshell. Mike Scott, Steve Miller and Jerry Petsche, all of Fayette. The football contests have been sponsored the past nine weeks by the following merchants. Mullins Sport Shop, Maurer's Shoes and Clothing, Zabriskie Garage. Fayette Insurance Agency. Dumermuth and Fay, Fayette Stone Co., Inc., Ott's Drive - In, Lewis Variety, George's Place, and Schneider insurance. a. m., and the 15 winning numbers will be. placed in the stores of participating merchants at 1 p. m. Winners must claim their turkey by G p. m., Wednesday. All tickets which have been given out to date will be eligible for the drawing Wednesday. After this drawing the ticket stubs will be discarded and new numbers will be given away by the merchants beginning Friday, Dec. 1, for the Christina* turkey drawings. Those who have numbers may check the winning list at any of the participating places of business and then bring the winning stubs to the Leader office before (i p. m., Wednesday. Fayette businessmen who are sponsoring the turkey drawing are: ICd Campbell's Deep Hock sta lion, Fayette Co op Creamery, People's Natural Gas, Singer Plumbing and Heating, Farm Bur wiii Insurance, Xabriskie'.s Garage, Upper Iowa University, Joyce Lumber Co., McLcese - Leyf/.e Furni lure and Appliance, Dr. Paul Gour ley, Carley Plumbing and Heating, Bill's Super Viilu, Wilke and Wilke Produce, Ott's Drive - In, Maurer's Shoes and Clothing, Fayette Stone Co., Harry's Cities Service, Dr. Scott Linge, Daniels Drug Store, Belles - Wright Funeral Home, In terstate Power Co., United Window Co., State Bank of Fayctte, Fayette Theater, and the Fayette Loader. John W. Ingels of Mnynard has lx>en named champion pork pro clucer of Kayette county, it was an nounced today by Farmers Hybrid Hogs of Hampton, sixmsnrs of tin- national champion pork producers contest. Mr. Ingots' records that brought this honor to him show the com bination of good breeding, feeding and management, and disease and parasite control practices in his hog production program. Ingels' record was judged best in the county with i>l pigs raised from 1!8 sows, fur un average of !I07 pigs per litter, with a gain of 1.12 pounds per day from birth to market. A personalized engraved plaque was awarded to Mr. libels at the champions' recognition dinner, held on the Iowa State university camp C. of C. dinner Meeting Thursday The final Chamber of Commerce meeting of the year will be held Thursday evening, Oct. 30, at Lucy's Garden of Eaten'. The meeting will begin with a 6:30 p. m. dinner for husbands and wives. Election of officers for the coming year will be the main part of the business meeting. The new officers will take over January 1. If there are no candidates for office, a motion to disband the organization, which is pending from the last meeting, will be discussed and voted on. All businessmen who are interested in the Fayette Chamber of Commerce are urged to attend this meeting. Former Fayette man Killed in car crash MAYNARD — Mrs. Irving Pat ridge has received word of the death of her brother, Fred Hungerford, 08, a former Fayette resident, who was killed in a car accident near IjiCros.se, Wis., Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 14. Mr. and Mrs. llungerford and a son, Jerome, 21, driver of the car, had been to Waukon, to attend the funeral .services for her mother. On their return trip to their home at Maiden Hock, Wis., their car was struck at an intersection by one coming from the right. His wife and son were seriously injured in the crash. Other survivors include two sons, Kdward at home, and Frederick of New York City; five brothers and two sisters. Relatives from this area attended the funeral services at Maiden flock on Monday, Nov. 20. us at Ames, Tuesday. This is an annual award present- id by Fanners Hybrid Hogs to those who do the best job on their spring pig production within the counties entering. Alvin Northrop of Arlington won the county championship in a past yea-- and retained that championship this year by participating a- gairi. The contest is set up on a longtime basis enabling county champions to enter year after year (o try for the area championship. All records from Fayette county were considered in this year's area contest. Rodnev D^ewes of West Union, won the county championship and went on to win the area championship in this area in past years. He rt-tru'ned those championships again this v -ar. There are 11 areas set up in six midwostorn states. One a r ea champion has been chosen from the county champions in each area. The announcement of the area champions was made at the Ames event; and the 11 area champions will be taken on an all-expense paid trip to the International Livestock Exposition in Chicago this year by the sponsoring company. Ivan G. Epley of Bremer county is the winner of this area award this year. Among the primary purposes of the contest is to learn what methods are used by these pork producers to help make them champions. This information will lie made available to all men like Ingels, Drewes, Northrop and Epley. STORES TO CLOSE Retail stores and professional offices In Fayette will be closed all day Thursday In observance of Thanksgiving. All three of the restaurants will alto be closed. The Leader went to press on Tuesday this week, one day early, In order that It might be delivered to your home the day before Thanksgiving. Cardinals split opener With Arlington clubs To meet on Monday The board "f directors of the Fayette county chapter of the American Cancer Society will meet Monday, Nov. 27, at 2 p. m. in the Interstate nx>m, Oelwein. Former Fayette resident Dies in Oklahoma Word has been received of the death of Mm. Bertha B. Kroeker, who died Friday, Nov. 10, at her home in El Reno, Oklahoma, following a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs, John Fockler, of Fayette. She was born August 28, 1881, at Fayette. She received her education in Fayette, and taught school in Iowa before moving to £1 Reno in 1917. Survivors include her husband, Paul N. Kroeker, several nieces, nephews and cousins in Fayette. PHILATHEAS TO MEET The Philathcas will meet at 12:1!), Wednesday. Nov. 29, with Mrs. I. J. Shaffer. Special united service MAYNNARD — The congregations of the Emmanuel Methodist and the United Presbyterian churches will unite in a special Thanksgiving service at the Presbyterian church at 7:30 p. m., Wednesday, Nov. 23. The Rev. Herbert Shaffer of the Methodist church will give the message on "Thanksgiving in the Midst of 1". The Rev. Carl Carlsen, of the Presbyterian church will assist in the service. In two low-scoring games Friday night, the Fayette girls won a 51) 411 decision over Arlington, and the boys lost the night cap, 4^30. The local girls kept the fans on the edge of their scats as the Ar lington girls stayed within a few points, tied the score and even forged ahead in the final period. But the sharp-shooting of Mary Manson added the extra edge that was needed for the win. Manson scored 311 of the 50 points on 11 field goals and 1C gift shots. High scorer for the Arlington club was Carol Gust with 20 points. In the boys game the local club was unable to score from the field during the first five minutes, and their only other points in the quarter came on free throws, as they trailed 11-5. The second period -showed less scoring than the first and the Cardinals trailed 16-10 at half-time. Only four field goals were scored during the entire period, and only six fouls committed. The action picked up in the third quarter, but the local boys fell farther behind. A rugged last three minutes of the final period brought the Cardinals within three points of the visitors, but the time ran out with Arlington winning 40-36. Ron Timmerman and Ron Maxson led the scoring for the Cardinals with nine and eight points, respectively. Central of Klkader was scheduled to invade the Fayette gym Tuesday night for two boys games. On Friday night the girls will travel to Lamont, and on Tuesday, Nov. 28 the boys and girls teams will Ix. 1 playing at West Central. II Picked For Who's Who Eleven students from Upper Iowa university have been named to "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges." Students are named to the national honor on the basis of achievement on the college level, with special recognition for outstanding scholastic attainment and campus leadership. Elected to the "Who's Who" were: Diane Borland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Borland, Oel- wcin; William Daniels, son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. McCoy, Chi cago, Illinois; Dennis Dunlay, ?on of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Dunlay, McIntire; Joan Fruechte, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Fruechte, Dorchester; Barbara Hatfield, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hatfield, Shellsburg; Janice Meyer Lamport, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Meyer, Dorchester. Dennis Lamport, son of Mrs. R. A. Lamport, Winterset; Mary Ellen McCormick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy McCormick, Shellsburg; Barbara Nading, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nading, Fayette; Orville Rodenberg, son of Mrs. Martha Rodenberg, Guttenberg; and Kathryn Long, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Long, Cole burg. Homemakers to meet The Westfield Homemakers will meet Monday, Nov. 27, at the Farm Bureau building in Fayette, with Mrs. Delbert Dean and Mrs. Rex Niles as hostesses. Mrs. Lester Moeller, county library chairman, will present two Ixwk reviews. M:\s. Harry Schneider will be in charge of the recreation. JUST A REMINDER Please turn in your Butter-nut coffee strips and Instant coffee jar labels at once. This is a Christmas project sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, and makes possible the purchase of many sturdy toys for children in our state institutions and orphanages. Call Mrs. Howard R. Johnson, Child Welfare Chairman, at Blue 89. Sponsor athletic supper MAYNARD — Sports-minded men of Westgate, Randalia and Mayn ard sponsored, prepared and served a dinner at the Community hall Wednesday, Nov. 15, in honor of the football team and coaches at the West Central Community school. During the evening, films showing highlights of games played the past year by the football teams of the State University of Iowa, and the Detroit Lions were shown by Richard Pederson. There were 58 players, coaches and sponsors at the banquet. Lima Ladies Aid to meet The Lima Ladies Aid will meet Friday afternoon, Nov. 24, at the home of Mrs. Ralph Vargason. Roll call will be answered by "What I am thankful for". Mrs. Gladys Warner will give the devotions, and Mrs. Ralph Dickinson will be in charge of the program. Happy Thanksgiving --- Drive refully 1C.* . •. • r • jj

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