Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on December 14, 1961 · Page 1
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Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, December 14, 1961
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- - o: Hi.« ">ii Ma'ncs, I'lie Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland Volume 47, Number 50 Thursday, December 14, 1961, Fnpette, Iowa Six Pages This Whose Farm Is The Mystery Farm? 10th annual wild game Dinner served by Garbs Eight different kinds of meat were included on the menu of the wild game dnner at the home of Dr. Eugene Garbee, Monday night. In spite of the inclement weather, about 25 guests attended the 10th annual event. All of the meat was prepared Wa ki'-'s Kidtf;- stowed sqiirrcl. roast leg 11? Wyoming elk. jugged Fayi'lle M.u'sli rabbit. black rycd pens a In O::nrk I'vi'iHains. Inked swift potatoes, lowu tall corn muffins, Iowa clove" homy. Iowa homo made sauerkraut. Fayette butter, Clermont sorghum. Peacock onanelectroncoven, furnished coffee, 0<:arks persimmon pudding, p for the occasion by the Interstate and Mil's hard sauce. "t.e Guests who attended the event Farm picture to owner Holidays begin soon for School college students Christmas vncntion will begin in l'ir Fn.M'lle Community schools nt Hi" end of t'le regular school day "ii K id:iy. Dcr. 22. School will i ( suiiv on Tuesday, .Inn. 2, 19G2. I'pper Iowa university students of mvsterv "» mysiery Power Co. Even the tall corn muffins on the menu were prepared in the new oven, and according to Dr. Garbee, were baked in about one minute and 15 seconds. The hors d'oeuvres which preceded the meal included hot tomato juice cocktail, Gran's hogshead cheese and French-fried caterpillars. The menu for the main meal was made up of the following: Mississippi river catfish chowder. Lac de Mille Lac walley, roast western antelope, barbecued Volga river beaver, baked Iowa com fed coon, Plan open house Meyer anniversary MAYNARD — Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Meyer observed their golden wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Dec. 13, and in honor of the occasion an open house will be held at the Community hall Sunday, Dec. 17, from ' two to four p. m. Although no formal invitations have been sent, relatives and friends are invited to call on the couple during those hours. The family dinner will be at Hotel Mealey, Oelwein. The former Mabel Goldsberry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Goldsberry, and Mr. Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meyer, were married in Maynard Dec. 13, 1911. Born and reared in rural Maynard, they continued in the occupation in this area until they retired to Oelwein in 1944. Ten years later they moved to Maynard. Both are members of the United Presbyterian church and its affiliated departments. Hosts for the courtesy will be their-two sons, Milton of Orange, Calif., Luverne of Randalia, and the one daughter, Mrs Frederick ( Maxlne ) Plaster of Oelwein. There are six granddaughters and two grandsons. f making identification e were: Fred Biermann and Carl Nichols of Decorah; Judge W. H. Antes, Elmer C. Gast. Richard The picture above was token Westerfield, Dr. M. F. Frevert and ° f a f a> -m somewhere in Fayette M. V. Henderson. Jr., of West Un- county, in the vicinity of the ion; L. A. Warren, Ken Sullivan, t°wn of Fayette. The mystery James Gable, Harry Peck of Oel farm pictures ore P series spons- wein; Craig Mosier. Richard Har- ored by the Fayc ,te Leader t;r rington and James Miller, Water- thc interest of its many reoderu. loo; Dale Maxson, Prof. Richard If - the owner of the farm pic- Clark, Dr. Charles Clark, Braulic tured above will stop in at the Caballero. Paul Templeman, Wes Leader office he will receive free Ashby and Maurice Stoneman of o£ charge a 5 x 7 glossy print of Fayette. the P' cture - "" * "--'-- *Mrs. Garbee, technical advisor, was hostess at the dinner, and her assistants were: Jan and Jean Me- fl d f Mi h loUowin Leese of Waterville; Diane Bohlen ...„„,, * 6 of Lansing, 111.; Polly Wt>stcoat of Lake Forest, 111.; Gay Gardner of Ml.. Prospect, III.; Diana Brosemcr of Lombard, 111., all Upper Iowa university students. Free Christmas movie Consists of comedies There is nothing to buy. All that is asked of the owner is a little information so that the farm picture may be identified fo week. Jolly Juniors meet The Smithfield Jolly Juniors met at the home of Barbara Vander- BCC, Saturday afternoon. There were 11 members and four guests present. Roll call was answered by bringing a thing of beauty, and having each girl's personality chart filled out. Those who received awnrds were: Nancy Rued, Eleanor Arp, Diane Kuhens, Shirley and Elva Juan Sanders, Karol Turner and Mary Ann Cole. Anita Kauffman gave a report on grouping pictures. Bonnie Kauffman reported on the book "Hi Teacher". The leaders discussed beauty in architecture and matting pictures. The next meeting will be held at the home of Nancy Reed on Jan. 13. TO HOLD CANDY SALE Elect a Circle will hold u candy sale in Zabriskie's garage on Saturday, Dec. 1C. The sale will begin at 10 a. m., and will consist of home-made candy in bulk or in thc canister. Shotgun season for Deer opens Saturday The 8,000 deer hunters who obtained licenses for the shotgun season Dec. 1C, 17 and 18 are reminded by the State Conservation Commission of the following facts: The entire state is opon and Kitbag and possession limit is one deer of any age or sex. Shooting hours are from 8 a. m. to 4 p. m. The deer season is open only to Iowa residents holding the special deer licenses. The use of dogs, domestic animals, automobiles, aircraft, or any mechanical conveyance, salt or bait, i.s prohibited. A metal locking seal bearing HIP license number of the licensee and tin 1 year of issuance must be fif- ixcd to tin; carcass of each deer, Ijctwcen the tendon and bom- of hind leg before the carcass can be transported. Be sure to return the hunt report postal card provided with each license. Licensees failing to return this card may be refused for subsequent seasons. The annual free Christinas movie, sponsored by the merchants of Fay etle, will be held Saturday afternoon, Dec. 10, at the Fayette theater. All youngsters in the Fayette area are invited to attend the show, which will begin at 'i p. m., free of charge. The title of the movie is "When Comedy Was King", and will feature many comedians, both new and old. .Santa Claus and his helpers will lx> on band immed i lately utter the show to distribute candy treats. **" High school students and adults a"e asked mil to attend Hie free Fayette stores loaded with many gifts The stores In Fayette have taken on the Christmas spirit and are loaded with merchandise to fill most any shopper's needs. But, with only eight more shoppng days remaining before Christmas it would be wise to make all of your gifts selections immediately. Fayette Leader advertisers have gift suggestions for the Christmas shopper which include the "wants" of any member of the family. Some of the suggestons are listed in the paragraphs below. Maurera Shoes and Clothing have for the ladles, costume jewelry, sweaters, hose, dusters, dresses, purses and gloves. There are also blankets, bedspreads, sheets and pillowcases which make a practical gift- For the men there are sweaters, gloves, drip dry white shirts, tins, jackets, sweat shirts, pajamas and Hanes underwear. Boys and girls of all ages can find the decorative sweat shirt, ' sweaters, BOX, slacks, skirts and blouses, shirts and jeans of their choice. McLeese - Leytze Furniture and Appliance 'have for that family gift, lamps, carpeting, tables, chairs, Zenith televisions, lounge chairs, Frigidaire refrigerators, washers and dryers, and other appliances. Many articles to beautify the home. At Lewis' 5c to $1 store the shopper can find 'dolls and dollie needs. Games for young and old, monopoly, chess, checkers, Video Village, and the Tumble Bug for ages 4 - 12; all metal toy cars, buses, jeeps and trucks. For her, there are scarfs, hose, pyrex ware, and Frankoma pottery ovenproof dinnerware in the Plainsman and Lazybones patterns. The Plainsman comes in brown satin, and prairie green; Lazybones in clay blue. For him .handkerchiefs, BOX, all shaving needs, and Brach candy. Daniels Christmas Shop, for the kiddles can provide stuffed animals, dolls, puzzles, child guidance toys, games galore, including "Fascination maze electric game"; gift items for adults of Bibles, drinking glasses, mugs and other glass ware. Vera's Dress Shop handles the half slip in pastel green and white, along with the full length, sweaters, hose, purses, jewelry, skirts and blouses, dusters and dresses. They are receiving more stock eacli day. Joyce Lumber can supply the Christmas shopper with tools for the men on the list. Everything for the handy man. Bill's Super Valu has a good supply of Christmas candy and nuts, fruit cakes, and all fruit juices for' holiday treats, along with their usual outstanding selection of meats and groceries. Interstate Power Co., with Westinghouse appliances and People's Natural Gas with Caloric appliances, can fill the list for that family gift, as can each of the plumb era, Don Vandersee, Gone Singer and K. H. Carley, • Don't waste time. Shop with your Fayette merchants who advertise in the Leader. Worthy Winners meet The regular meeting of the West field Worthy Winners was held Saturday, Dec. U, in the Farm I5u reau building. Barbara p.nd Bonnie Boulton gave a team demonstration on "Christ mas storage gifts for mother". They showed bow to cover storage boxes and dividers with wall pa per and contact pu|)i-r. The club visited UK; Johnson Nursing Home svitli boxi/s of candy and cookies which each girl brought. While there, tin- girls sang Christmas carols for tin 1 wo men. Hostesses were Judy and Jo Kllen I.angerinan. The next meeting will be held Jan. 13, with Barbara and Bonnie Boullun as hostesses. The junior (•iris will mak(; drawer dividers, and the intermediate and senior {•iris will frame pictures. Guests at open house One hundred and seven guests registered at the open house held Sunday afternoon at the First Methodist church honoring the. golden wedding observance for Mr. and Mrs. Louie Sorgo. Towns represented were Sumner, Waverly, Waterloo, West Union, Oelwein, lluwkeye, Fredericksburg, Cedar Rapids, Maynard, Randalia, Des Moincs, Marshalltown, Aurora, Independence, Fuirbank, Hade-ton and Fayette. Sixteen were present who attend ed the wedding 50 years ago. RETURNS FROM DES MOINES John Hofmeyer, of the Hofmeyer and Anthony law firm in Fayette, returned home Sunday from Des Moines, wheru he had been attending the annual tax school. The school is held each year to bring those persons who figure tax returns up to date on the income tax laws. movie, so as to make room for the smaller youngsters. Thi? candy sacking bee, which was originally planned for this Thursday night, will not In- held, since other plans have lieen made for Santa's candy treats. Santa Claus will also he on the street and in the stores of Kayette Saturday afternoon for the liny tots who do not attend thi? free movie. Snow- Snow— COLD! 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, orphanage's. Call Mrs. Howard R, Johnson, Child Welfare Chairman, at Bluu H9. Winter officially should arrive on Thursday, Dec. 21, but tilings apparently got a little ahead of schedule as about seven inchus of new snow was dumped on the Kay elte area Monday and Monday night, and the mercury skidded In about 2ii degrees below /eru Tuesday night. More eoUl weather is predirtrd for the remainder (if llie wei k, anil a new supply of snow is scheduled to arrive before the Week end, M-•cording to the forecasters. City employes in l-'ayette begun work as .soon as possible Monday to clear the snow off the st'vels. Some of them worked n-uiiml the clock clearing off the snow, and were still working Tuesday night riiiiuviiig snow from Main sltrei. Practically every street in town Mad IHTII opened for traffic by Tuesday morning, and the snow on Main street shoved back to the curb, allowing traffic to move,near normally. By Wednesday morn ing the snow on Main street had all lx!en removed. Some hunting seasons To close this Friday The following seasons are ending on Friday, Dec. 15: Phcasant,(|iiail, and Hungarian partridge at 4:30 p. m.; squirrel at sunset, and mink- muskrat trapping at midnight nx- cepl on the game management areas where the season extends until midnight, Dec, 31. State Conservation Commission officials report the pliensanl liar vest to have been spotty although the population is known to be good. The birds arc spread oi't in mild weather, rather than cone entailed in cover areas whew limit »rs can get at them, tjuuil shouting has been above average with bag limits common throughout the season. Hungarian partridge hunting in the northeastern countries has been bettur this year. Wide-ly distributed re-ports from hunters indicate a ('nod squirrel season. The rabbit season extends until 0 p. m. Feb. 10, 11X52. Hospital drive Reaches $107,273 I'a'Tiill (irimes. general chalr- iirin nl' tin- Calmer Memural hospital expansion program, reported a total of $ll)7.27:t at the report mi'i ting held Tuesday at -I p. m. in West Union. "We a<v making excellent prog- less", (iiimes told the workers, "but most of our cards are still outstanding. We should all try di git as many prospects pledged as soon as possible before the liol iilays because the campaign is due tn end two weeks after the first of the year." Wallace Brudvig, administrator for the hnspit.il, also announced that 100 pel' cent of the hospital employes had pledged to the campaign. "We are all pretty close to tbe needs of the hospital" Brudvig said, "and our employee's realize that this campaign must succeed if our community is to have the type of hospital care it needs." Kennit Tieg. chairman of the Allied Towns Division, reported that all of the nine townships in the hospital service area will be briefed and solicitation started by the end of this week. "We have received tin. excellent response from our allied towns," Tieg stated, "and now have over 150 workers in this division. I believe the residents in those townships real- i/.e that this is their hospital, too, and I'm sure we are going to get .some excellent support from this -.division." Tbe nine chairmen of "Ihc Allied Tmnw Division are: Joe Wright in Westfield, Clair Claston in Center, Kobe'l Klinitmiin in fllyria, Carroll Krhardl in Windsor, Rodney Drewes in Union, Melbert Meyer in Pleasant Valley, lla' - o!d Trcim in ('lermonl, W. A. Lauer in Dover and Lee Stanmeyer in Auburn. Ivieh of these- chairmen has from four In •!() workers for their respective township and reports will lie coining in from these areas wil'.iin the next few weeks. Ice fishing is slow lee fishing, so far, has been con fined In tbc 1 upper reaches of the Mississippi Itiver backwaters due In mild weather. Conservation Com mission fisheries men reporting li'oin the Lansing area report some catches of kingsi/.e walleyes, buss, pe-Hi and bluegills through the ice, In addition, the dams on the Mississippi and Missouri are producing the usual fine stringers of walleyes and sauger. Several hardy anglers who braved the Icy but unfrozen waters of Spirit Lake 1 and OUnhoji came back with sizable northerns, walleyes, bass and perch. Bergman new councilman MAYNAUD — At the' recent mi.'eting of the town council, Robert Hergman was sworn in us councilman to succeed Lester Foss who had resigned. It also approved raises for the fireman who will receive $2 for monthly meeting and $3 per country fire and auth- ori/.ed the department to purchase TilK) feet of hose. will leave Fayette for their , respective homes at noon Friday, Dec. 15, and classes will resume at 8 a. m., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1962. Taking the place of the Decem- l>er meeting of the P.T.A.. is a Christmas concert to be presented by the high school band and chorus. This will be a one hour concert in the gymnuslium at 8 p. m. on Thursday, Dec. 21. There will IK.- no admission charge. Final plans are now being made for parent - leacher conferences to be held in grades kindergarten through eight in the Fayette Community school on Thursday. Jan. IB. There will be no school for the students in those grades that day. A letter will be sent home with each student stating the time that is set aside for the conference. 17 turkeys to be Awarded on Friday The third of four turkey drawings for residents in the Fayette shopping area will be held Friday afternoon, Dec. 15. The drawing will be at 1 p. m., and numbers will be posted in each of the participating places of business. A total of 17 numbers will be drawn for free turkeys on Friday. Ten turkeys were to be given away on four separate dates, but since Seven of the first 20 haven't been claimed, they will be added to the prizes this Friday. Any turkeys which are not claimed Friday will be added to the group to be given away Friday, Dec. 22. Anyone who has received tickets on the turkey drawing, from the local merchants, may go to any of . the stores Friday atternoon to see the winning .numbecs*. Those who have ticket stubs 5 matching any "on the winning numbers must bring the stub to the Leader office before C p. m., Friday. Three deer checking Station* to be operated Three permanent deer checking stations will be operated this year during the three-day shotgun deer season. Biologists of the State Conservation Commission will gather biological data necessary for the management of the Iowa deer herd. Such data includes age, sex, weight, blood and stomach content samples. Hunters in the Cherokee vicinity can come to the check station at Quinn Brothers' Mobile gas station on state highway five. Those in Allamakee county can check in at Muny Standard Service on state highway nine in I-ansing. A new check will be sot up in the Churiton area for the deer taken on the Chariton, 1,000 acre and Cedar Creek units. Successful hunters are asked to bring their deer to the check stations, but if this is not possible, they are asked to call the stations so a mobile unit can be dispatched to check their deer. Farmers and landowners who take deer on their property are asked to call the chuck station also. OPEN ON SATURDAY The Fay«tt« post office will be open all day Saturday, Dec. 16, according to Postmaster E. A. Billings. Everyone Is urged to get their Christmas mailing done early to avoid the last minute rush. Randalia elementary students Present Christmas program MAYNAHD - - "A Child's Christmas" was presented by the elementary pupils in the Randalia school of the West Central district at eight p. in. Tuesday, Dec. U, in the Handalia gymnasium under the direction of Rosemary Murphy and Karen Burlachck, the respective v<K'al and instrumental instructors. Members of the cast were: Jim I'ulii, Joy Lcnius and Betty Oakes. In the nrome-nuders group were Jerry Kite], Billy Wells. William Mulvcn, Ronald Ingersoll, Jounn Kaune, Joan Lumphter, Diane Albert and Linda Meyer. The pemission bund was made up by Larry Simpson on the drum; Bill Brownell, maracas; Larry Earle, rhythm sticks; Dave Ohrt, tone block; Joan Ward, bells; Allen Bodley. Sandblock; and Bonnie Glew as autoharp accompanist. Instrumentalists were Debbie Thyer on the flute, Jim Claxton on the alto saxophone, and Joyce Hall on the trombone. And there were musical numbers by each of the six grades. Making up the stage crew were Alvln Arp, Kevin Backman, Dale Ilueber, Roger Dugan, Jerry Boynton, Clark Arthur and Randy Fortune, Meet Santa at the Ghildrens' Free Christmas Movie

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