Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on December 28, 1961 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
December 28, 1961

Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 5

Publication:
Location:
Fayette, Iowa
Issue Date:
Thursday, December 28, 1961
Page:
Page 5
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 5 article text (OCR)

ette town council, which was held .Saturday night, Ed Gooder was elected as councilman to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of C. R. Lewis. Beverly Morse, Fayette, was elected county 4-H Girls President for 1961-62 at the 4-H Girls Rally Day held recently at the Maynard Community Hall. The youth center group of Fayette will do much of the work on the second annual Fayette safety- lane check, sponsored by the Lions club and the Chamber of Commerce to be held Friday, May 19, from 12 noon until 8 p. m. Ma V 1B Funeral services for C. R. Carpenter, 92, were held Saturday afternoon. May 13, at the First Methodist church with the Rev. Paul L. Huscher officiating. Mr. Carpenter had been active in banking in the Fayette State Bank since the age of 20. High winds and rain created havoc in the Fayette and Maynard area Sunday morning, and in a period of less thon 30 minutes. The high winds crumpled a corn crib, machine shed combination on the Glenn Oakley farm and took the roof off of a barn on LaVern Leverington farm and smashed a hammermill, stalk chopper and corn sheller. The nearby Cornelius Yearous farm was also struck resulting in the loss of a barn. Upper Iowa university co-cds took three of the top four places last Saturday in the annual Miss Oelwein contest. Taking top honors as Miss Oelwein was Nancy Morrison Upper Iowa University junior from Greensburg, Indiana. May 25 — The Fayette Cardinal track team placed 2nd in outdoor meet. Members of the team included: John Tripp, Ron Pattison, Jerry Tann, Ken Butters, Larry Williams, Ron Maxson, Dwight Durfey, Lee Burns, Randy Van Bogart, Ron Timmerman, Dick Van' Sickle. Juna 1 — The first in a series of weekly talent shows is scheduled to be held in Fayette this Friday night, according to chairman Don Rainer. The entertainment will be held on the bank corner. Ann Austin and Lee Burns have bee chosen to attend the Sumner Science Institute for high school students at Iowa City, beginning June 12. George Horton, associate professor of Mathematics, has received a National Science Foundation grant to study at the University of California in Berkely, Calif. June 8 — Merle Durfey, who had been city Clerk for the past year submitted his resignation at the regular monthly meeting of the council, Monday night. Mr. Durfey's reason for resigning is due to social regulations. The council voted to pay him a $100 bonus the end of this month. A semi-trailer truck owned by Dummermuth and Fay with a partial load of feed rolled over into the ditch west of Fayette last Friday morning about 10 a. ih. The accident occured when the driver hit some loose gravel on a curve in the road and the truck slid into the ditch. Mr. Hofer and Eldred Dummermuth, a passenger in the truck, were shaken up, but not injured • seriously. Uoyd Holtzman, local police chief, is in the Marshalltown hospital for eye surgery and will be hospitalized for some time. A tie was Announced at last Friday nights talent show between Betty Mae Downing of Fredricksburg and Donna Langham and Connie Forney of Independence. Sandra Lauer, 18 year old daughter of Mr. and Mr. Arnold Lauer, was named Fayette County; Dairy Princess at the County Dairy Association meeting in the basement of the Fayette Farm Buiceau building Tuesday night. June 15 'A tank truck, driven by Eldred Anderson, 34, of Dresser, Wise., went into the ditch three miles north of Fayette on the detour Wednesday afternoon. The truck was carrying about 5,000 gallons of liquid fertilizer. Peggy Beltz and Rhondn Loh man, a tap dance team from Independence, walked off with the honors at the talent show in Fayette last Friday night. Approximately 100 Fayelto youngsters were tested recently in a physical fitness test under supervision of Prof. Andre J. Nadeau, director of the department of Physical Education at Upper Iowa. The test showed the Fayette children compared very well with national averages. June 22 — The entry of nine year old Ellen Johnson won her father Howard ( Hod ) Johnson, the honor of being "king for a day" in the recent Fathers Day Contest. Miss Dorothye R. Busching of Stanwood has been appointed as County Extension Assistant in Home Economics work in Fayette county, effective July 1, subject to the approval of the State Board of Regents. John De Groote of Humbolt, a senior medical student from the University of Iowa will be a resident of Fayette for one month, serving his preceptorship in the office of Dr. Scott Linge. Five new teachers have been hired by the Fayette Community school board, and include the following; Mrs. Janis Knight, second grade; Mrs. Irene McCooley, third economics; vocal music, Earle Powis; science and assistant coach, Larry Jackson. June 29 — Lions club president for the com ing year is John Hofmeyer, who will succeed Forrest Claxton. The Rev. Jerald Wolcott of Clin ton has been appointed (3 serve as pastor of the First Methodist Church in Fayette for the coming year, replacing Rev. Paul Huscher, who has been assigned to the Methodist church in Odebolt. A foursome from the Marian Schatz dance studio in West Union, and there local dancers, Marva, Jo Ingels, Steve Sieck, and Ann Alderson, were winners in last Friday nights talent contest. July 6 — A nev city clerk, A. E. Woods has been hired by the town council, and will begin work, Saturday, July 1. Mr. Woods replaces J. M. Durfrey, who resigned at the last regular meeting. Bill Dilley, owner of Bills Super Valu store, today presented Upper Iowa university and the Fayette Community school each with the largest reproduction of the Declaration of Independence ever seen in Fayette. It measured four and one half feet wide and over six feet long. Upper Iowa university was one of 160 independent colleges to share a $22,700 grant for education from the Standard Oil Foundation, Inc. Upper Iowa is to receive $1,007.23. July 13 — A new quarter-of-a-million dollar science building for Upper Iowa university was assured this week with the receipt of a $150,000 gift from Dr. John C. Baker of Alhambra, Calif. The gift will be added to approximately $125,000 which the University received earlier this year from the estate of George C. Hebron, Strawberry Point farmer. More than 385 young lowans took part in the band, orchestra, chorus and twirling sessions of the music camp held recently at the State University of Iowa in Iowa City. Dayna Dumermuth attended from Fayette. July 20 — A total of $301.50 was donated in the town of Fayette in the recent cancer fund raising campaign. The town of Randalia contributed a total of $29.35. Mrs. Agnes Green of Fayette, attended the funeral services held in Dubuqu<< for her nephew, Roger Hardin. 18, who drowned while swimming near Dubuquc. David H. Bohlen, a 1959 graduate of Upper Iowa University is returning to the U. I. U. campus this fall as a member of the faculty, according to Dr. Hershel Hendrix. dean of the University. Judy Langerman gave an interesting talk on the activities that took place during her week at Girls State at a recent Fayette American Legion and Auxiliary meeting. Judy was sponsored by the Auxiliary as representative from Fayette to Girls State. July 27 — Severe hail and wind damage struck the Hawkeye area Sunday afternoon cutting a swath through farm land from five miles north east to three miles of the town. Extensive crop damage resulted from the huge hail and severe winds. Everyone in the Fayette shop ping area is invited to attend the five smorgasbord to be held at Bills Super Valu, Thursday, July 27. Kenneth Butters, head of B. C. Morton and Go's office in Oelwein, has been named a resident vice president of the nationally represented investment organization. Delbert Ace Stevens, an employee of Upper Iowa University for the past nine years, died unexpectedly at his home in Fayette shortly after G p. m. Sunday. Death resulted from a heart attack. August 3 — Four Upper Iowa boys narrowly escaped death by drowning Monday night, when their boat capsized in the rampaging Volga River. Bill Wendt was stranded in a tree in the river some six hours before being rescued. More than 3,500 person went through the line at the Smorgas- board sponsored by Bills Super Valu last Thursday evening. Zo Anna Martin, local trick riding artist, appeared last night on the Jerry Smith show at the Buchanan County fair in Independence, with her trick riding act and two Welsh walking ponies. Two positions on the Fayette Community school board will be open for nominations this month. The annual school election will be held Monday, Sept. 11. August 10 — Dr. Vearl G. McBride of Fayette today announced his candidacy for the office of U. S. Representative in Congress from the 2nd District, subject to the will of the voters in the Republican Primaries next June. Pay raises were issued to two town employees, Melvin Holtzman and David McGee, and one part time employee, Howard Hubbell, was eliminated at the monthly me- ing of the Fayette town council, eting of the Fayette town council, Monday night. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Van Horn of Des Moines, has been named the winner of the William F. Baker memorial Prize at Upper Iowa University, it was announced today by Dr. Ernst Naylor. Delano professor of science. The S25 prize is awarded annually to the student preparing the Ix'St herbarium collection. Phillip J. Loren/ of Upper Iowa University will appear on the pro gram of a national physics con ference to be held in Denver, Colo.. Aug. 13 to 19, it was announced today. August 24 — At a recent meeting of Farm Bureau members, in the Farm Bureau building at Fayette, it was decided to open a m-w Farm Bur eau hog marketing station ;it Maynard. About 275 persons ;it tended the meeting. Billie Hanson, son of Mrs. Naomi Hanson of Fayette, received his degree in Aerospace Engineering at Iowa State University Saturday, Aug. 19. He was one of 155 students to receive degrees at the close of the second summer session. Galen Griffin, last year's mem Ijcrship chairman, will again head the drive for Farm Mureau mem bers in Fayette county in Hie an nual campaign this fall. August 31 — Robert Gee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Gee of near Randaliu, took top honors in the baby in-ef div- ision of the Fayetle county f;iir with his 1,015 pound black Angus. Three area residents received serious injuries Tuesday night in a two car crash about one mile north of Maynard. The accident oceii'vd about (i:HO p. m. The th' - ee person injured v.vre Ronald Ralph Stewait. lil of Fayette; Jos sph McBride. 21, of Otjwein; and Virginia llcnnigcs. 20 of Maynard. The Fayette Cardinal football team met ts Dyersville Friday ni ght with the smallest team in the conference, with the least depth. Sipl 7 Four farmers have filed nom ination papers for the Fayett" Co mmunity school board election pri or to the deadline of Friday noon, Sept. 1. The four men are. A. W. Ma: I in. Jr., Ralph Alshousr. Marvin In gles. and Harry Schneider. A semi trailer truck loaded with about -10.IKK) pounds of fro/en sea foods missed the curve on highway 150 about one mile north of Fayette Tuesday night and overturned in the ditch. The accident occured about 8:30 p. m. F •exhmen orientation will get mule way at Upper Iowa university Sunday, Sept. 10, when nearly HO') new students will arrive on campus. Classes will be held on an abb/eviatrd schedule Thursday, with Friday being the first full day of classes. September 14 — Two new members were elected to the Fayette Community school boa-d in the annual election last Monday, while in the election for the West Central school board Ihi 1 two incumbents were re-elected. In a ligl-t turn out of voters Albe t Ma-tin. Jr. and Marvin In- i;els were ok'cted to the Fayette Community schools. Saturday, Sept 23, will be the big day for youngsters in the Fay- ilU' area and their canine pets. A dug show, which is scheduled to Fayette Leader Page 5 Dec. 28, 1961 Fayette, Iowa begin at 9 a. m. will be sponsored by Bills Super Valu of Fayette. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept 5 at the St. Pauls Lutheran church in Maynard for Ronald Stewart. Ronald died early Sunday morning as a result of injuries he sustained in an auto (Continued on Page 6) We spell our greetings with many good wishes for your happiness and good health.^ DOC'S BARBER SHOP MAPLE MOTEL Fayette, Iowa To our friends we send greetings for a .. We join you in welcoming the New Year. To all our friends we send greetings and our thanks for your patronage. Best wishes everyone for the New Year. OTT'S DRIVE-IN OTTO AND MARGARET JUDY — ALAN — VERA DELORES — KAY — KAREN BARBARA — MAVIS — DOROTHY — DORA Fayelte, Iowa i COFFEE NOOK CAFE Fayette, Iowa August 17 — Flaws in the molds are reported the cause of delay in getting the new Epco plastic plant in Fayelle into operation. Mrs. Anita Blaker of Fayette, 4 nv nthwwlth your fr/enrfj lor an oW tart to ctlsonte the tor fear »w swrf our gratings tod but wlshis. BIG GAIN FEEDS Phone 144* W?» l E hope the New . , Year will find you in the best of spirits and health and that the days ahead will give you great happiness. PEOPLES NATURAL GAS Office Between Fnyrtte Leader LIVE MODERI If. Clifford H«ye., Mgt. i

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page