Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on January 18, 1962 · Page 1
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Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, January 18, 1962
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Policy changes made by Fayette Youth Council Dcpl. of Hist, & S Moines, 19, Iowa At the last regularly scheduled meeting of the Fayette Youth Council held in the Fayette City Hall and attended by the Youth Council and adult advisors, the following changes in policies were adopted. 1. An admission charge of 10 cents plus a membership card visit the Center, and are urged to do so at any time. 4. Student sponsors arc reminded to find their chaperones early in the week. Parents cannot be expected to serve unless they are contacted before Friday. Sponsors must remain after the activity to clean up the Center. Following is a list of Student The Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland * I will be charged both at the regular dances and on Sunday afternoons, sponsors. ( Please clip and save ). \/ i T«« *jn t> nnr l.. &n^n Hm nn nn,\ VOlUmC Membership cards are still available for SO cents and are good until September 1st. 1962. 2. Dances will be held on Saturday nights instead of Friday nights temporarily, as an experiment. Beginning this Saturday night those attending will be required to register the time of signing in, and if leaving the Youth Center before closing time, will be required to register the time of leaving. 3. Parents are urged to act as chaperones when their children are the activity sponsors. Adult visitors are always welcome to Barringer to Seek re-election State Representative Maurice Baringer, Oelwein Republican, announced today that he is a candidate for re-election. He is serving his first term in the Iowa Legislature from Fayette county. Baringer stated completion of Jan. 20 - Randy Anderman and Jerry Tann. Jan. 27 - Larry Hulbert and Jim Ingels. Feb. 3 - Wendy Cue and Linda Bray. Feb. 10 - Andrea Nadeau and Judy Langerman. Feb. 17 - David Gourley and Gerald Miner. Feb. 24 - Joe Gibson and Johns Tripp. March 3 - Richard Ash and David Olson. March 10 - Richard Earle and Bill Bitterman. March 17 - Sherry Miller and Linda Hulbert. March 24 - Rachael Gage and Sharon Ash. March 31 - Clark Austin and Bob Wright. April 7 - Bob Swehla and Donald Carlson. April 14 - Ron Maxson and Ken Butters. April 21 - Rollie Stoneman and Tom Schmidt. April 28 - JoAnn Quandt and Zoe Anna Martin. May 5 - Sue Crafton and Dayna Dumermuth. May 12 - Gary Campbell and Bob Friedly. May 19 - Dennis Hendrix and Mickey Gage. vi U_ . Number Thursday, January 18, 1962, Fayette, Iowa Four Pages This Issue the Legislative phase of Re-Apportionment will have top priority in the next General Assembly. Continued effort to gain major property tax relief will be a prime goal. Increasing in importance will be legislative scrutiny of road use tax fund application with emphasis on the budgeting of funds by the Highway Commission as well as cities and towns, the Oelwein legislator said. Baringer is Director of Nutrition for.Oelwein Chemical Co., Inc. Driver escapes serious Injury in accident One more person escaped serious injury in an accident on the sharp curve which intersects with the new by-pass north of Fayette, Monday night. Louis H. McKenzie, a 38- year-old Des Molnes salesman, escaped without a scratch after his .car rolled over the 100 foot embankment when he missed the curve. The Des Moines man reportedly met a car on the curve, and was unable to see the road. His car took off several of the guard posts which had recently been placed on the west side of the curve, and plunged down the embankment. There was about $1,500 damages to the car. No charges were filed. Oelwein man to Be speaker at C. of C. meeting The first meeting of the new year for the Fayette Chamber of Commerce will be held Thursday night, Jan. 25, at the Coffee Nook cafe. The meeting, which is for husbands and wives, will begin with a 6:45 dinner. Main speaker for the meeting will be Jim Dunlop, secretary of the Oelwein Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Dunlop will speak on the workings of the Oelwein C. of C., and explain how the organization's activities are planned for the year. President Earl Schneider stated Hint at a meeting of the board of directors this week several projects . were discussed to be worked on during the year. One of the pro- . jects discussed was bringing new business and industry to Fnyette. Another was the establishing of a city parking lot and parking limits on Main street, and another was the possibility of carrier mail de- i livery in Fayette. Mrs. Jack Beck, secretary of the Chamber, was appointed chairman of the membership drive, which is to begin immediately. Everyone who is in business in Fayette, and their husband or wife, is invited to attend the dinner meeting on Thursday. Campaign for Funds extended Plan entertainment For county meeting MAYNARD - At the meeting of the American Legion auxiliary Tuesday evening, Jan. 9, at the Community hall, plans were made for entertaining the Legion posts and auxiliary units of Fayette county at the Community hall Tuesday, Jan. 23. The president, Mrs. Marvin Ingels, appointed Mrs. A. F. Bergman, Mrs. John McKoon and Mrs. Walter Enters as members of the lunch committee for that day. . A letter from Mrs. R. B. Monks, Des Molnes, department executive secretary of the.American Legion Auxiliary, relative 'to promoting civil defense locally was read but no action was taken at this time. Lunch was' served during the social hour by Mrs. Orah Patsey, Mrs. Ray Arthur and Mrs. Evelyn Arthur. Golden anniversary Observed with dinner Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woods observed their golden wedding anniversary with a dinner at the Ritz cafe in Sumner on Sunday, Jan. 14. Host and hostess for the occasion were their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Don Counc/7 Passes Resolution At a special meeting of the Fayette town council, Monday morning, the new council members passed a resolution regarding the paving of the highway 150 by-pass. The resolution of approvement was then advanced to the State Highway commission in Ames. The resolution pertains to paving the 2.6 mile by-pass, which was completed last fall, and is supposed to be paved this year. The paving project reportedly had been taken off the letting docket due to the council's previous refusal to" pass the resolution. The resolution concerns parking near the intersection of highways 150 and 4190, and access to the highway. B Officials of the State Highway Kommisiion reported that the letting will now be held in the near future. The hospital campaign to build an addition to Palmer Memorial hospital has been extended for two weeks and will end on Jan. 26 according to Carroll Grimes, .general chairman;* fheVeampaign toUU~| is now' In announcing the extension Grimes said "we still have over a 1, 000 cards outstanding and many of the workers have requested more time to complete their solicitations. We lost almost two INSTALLATION CEREMONIES for both fhe Monsle and the Eastern Star were held In rne Masonic hall weeks because of the holidays and '•*' f=l ' lda y night. New officers and Installing officers are pictured In the top photo. They are, left to right: have decided to add those on to the pro '»' row - Mrs. Russell Swart*, Mrs. Erwln Van Bogart, Mrs. Max Shaffer, Mrs. Herbert Jones, Forrest end of the campaign. "The pros- Claxton, Mrs. Harold Schmidt; second row- Mrs. JOB Wright, Mrs. Howard Johnson, Mrs. Paul Gourley, pects of reaching our goal are Mrs. Margaret McSweeny, Mrs. Art Crawford, Mrs. Claude Smith; third row- Mrs. Glen Bennlngton, Mrs. Gosch. _ _ Frank Wood and Alvena Kroft ^jT- "staged" Grimes, "but the' Jonn Fav ' Mrs - E - A - Billings, Mrs. W. V. ciark;; back row- Mrs. Oakley Davis, Oakley Davis, Lysle Wool- _• _ J v t ^ < n10 n4 H^A" __ . . _f *J__ •4__ U I I I __•!._ i 11 I.. >•.. >i. w . _. M . _. t .. . .. Future of plastic Plant discussed At meeting here The future of Epco, Inc., or General Plastronics as it is now called, will probably be know by Thursday afternoon. By that time a total of $85,000 more stock will or will not have been sold. Walter Edeland, president of General Plastronics, told Fayette stockholders Monday night that about $7,500 still is needed to be raised v by 3 p. ra, Thursday. If the stock is not sold, the future of the company is in jeopardy. Mr. Edeland told the group that with this new scale of stock the company could pay all bills and have a working capital which he believed would put the company in good operating condition. The plant in Fayette, however, is no longer a possibility. Machinery which had not been proven and would not operate correctly, poor management by the previous were married Jan. 17, 1912, at the W0 rkers are really going to have r 'dge, Mrs. Harry Lund. In the botton photo, left to right: Front row- Dr. Paul Gourley, Howard Johnson, officers, and unnecessary expend- home of Mrs. Wood's brother, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Kroft. The Rev. Rembold officiated. Mr. and Mrs. Wood farmed until 1941, when they moved to Fayette and he became associated with Bell Brand Feed. Mr. Wood is now the assessor for the Town of Fayette, a member of the Fayette Fire Department, and President of the Fayette Co. Mutual Telephone Co. Those attending were from Cedar Rapids, Stanley, Oelwein, Fayette, West Union, Maynard, Arlington, to bear down and finish their Oakley Davis, John Finch, Earl Gallaher; second row- Harold Ault, Lee Jcllings, Robert Wilson, Richard cards. At our last report almost " BIHerman; back row- W. V. Clark, Gerald Davis, Claude Smith, Lysle Wooldrldge. 500 cards were turned in so I know it can be done." Report meetings will be held twice a week, every Tuesday and Friday at 4 p. m. at the Interstate Power company in West Union. Grimes reported that more than 80 per cent of the outstanding cards were in the Allied Towns Division comprising the nine town- Harlan Creamery elects Two teachers hired Officers of annual meet To fil1 vacancies Deadline set for Creative writing contest February 1 has been set as the deadline for entries in the Iowa Federated Woman's Club creative writing contest. Both divisions are for federated of their daughter. Iowa tested bull Sale is scheduled Iowa beef producers are following the lead of hog producers in conducting a controlled test pro- o vion . . .. ., i \, dub memte« ony. In the poetry gram. The Iowa bull testing station at Ames is conducting such a ships in the hospital service area. Officers elected at County NFO meeting At the NFO annual meeting held In West Union, Jan. 10, the following officers were elected for a term of one year, except the trustee who serves a term of three years. Chairman, C. E. Schuchmann, vice-chairman, Larry Arlington; secretary, Joe MAYNAIU) Dale Schradcr and Urban Kuenneri were elected as directors of Hie Harlan Co-operative Creamery for three-year terms at its annual meeting held at the Community hall Wednesday, Jan. 10. Schradcr succeds himself and Kuennen follows Garland Trower who did not wish another term. Holdover directors are Donald Jellings, George Belz, Russell Lockard, Raymond Hall and Rol» T » « Upper Iowa class to division, the two classes are serl- at Ames is conducting such a ^^ Hawkeye; treasurer. LeRoy p regent D l ay Friday oiTand lightlwith only one entry program. Bulls are entered at the Alcorni West Unlon; trusteei Carl Present play rnoay in each Please send two copies, station to determine rate of gain ^^ Ar i in gton; voting delegate "Arms and the Man b; - - ............ -..- . ------- -. <-,_ ...... m K. . one identified with your name, address, club and county. "Our Neighbors to the South" is and to be classified for desirable type. Bulls to be sold on Feb. 1 at the station northeast of Ames, are the essay theme/dealing with the those gaining at least two and Latin Americans. This is to be one fourth pounds per day and type-written and limited to 600 have a score of 10 or better in words. Please send two copies, one breed confirmation, identified with _ _ name, address, club and county. Send all entries to creative writing chairman. District Two chairman is Mrs. Ben L. Jenkins, 21&2nd Street SE, Oelwein. F. F. A. boy* work Oa special projects MAYNARD — Several of the F. F. A. boys at West Central are the guidance of William A. Step- Jeto^as^d^n^crlbV^and'john hens, tbelr advisor. - - - -•" -'----••- —-- They include Steve Arthur who IK building a trailer-loading chute combination; Alwyn Hall - a bale- bay wagon; Gerald Buhr - hog crate; Richard Brownell • three barn doors; Lee Buhr - kitchen' cabinet; Floyd Engler - steel gate; John Arp and Dennis KohJmeyer to the District, A. Walter Erkel, Sumner. Members of the grain board: H. H. Galloway, Sumner; Eldred Kilcher, Waucoma; Carl Recker, Arlington; Charles Kaeppel, Hawkeye; Paul Suhr, Arlington; alternate-Bernard Roys, Wadena. Members of the dairy board: Otto Folk, Aurora; Llndy Frey, Wadena; Arnold Sanders, Hawkeye; Leroy Alcorn, West Union; alternat-M. V. Bruening, Hawkeye. Members of the meat board: Norbert Hackman, Ft Atkinson; Aaron Howard, Sumner; George Opperman, Hawkeye; Lyle Recker, Arlington; Lloyd Pleggenkuhle, Sumner; alternate-Donald Scott, West Union. Present trustees are Clarence Pleggenkuhle of Hawkeye and Luke a denner for the month. The Blong of Ft Atkinson, was spent making pencil hold- _ 1111T ~—.A j fasten on beiu. The meeting rormer U.I.U. graa closed with the Living Circle and 0}^ fa California treats by Mrs. Paul. Word haB been received of the death of Harold Simar, 66, who died Jan. 4, in a Los Angeles hospital. He received a bachelors degree Goals of the program are to identify beef animals that are making rapid economical gains and high standard of beef confirmation, and to make bulls of this quality available. Cub Scouts meet MAYNARD — All the boys in Den 3, Pack 74 met at the home of their den mother, Mrs. Arnold Paul, Monday afternoon, Jan. 8, with Leo Steffen as a guest. Kevin by George Bernard Shaw will be presented Friday, January 19, by the Oral Interpretation Class of Upper Iowa University. The play will be presented in readers threatre style which means there will be no scenery or costumes. The script is interpreted by readers who emphasize the plot and the characterizations, and there will be a narrator to describe the scene changes and necessary stage movements. and Stooge. The reorganization meeting of the bonrd will bo in February. Lowell Meinrez of (lie Meinor/ cremery, Frcdcricksburg, was the speaker for the day. lie commented on dairy legislation and what the federal government is trying to do in the way of support prices. The Harlen Co-operative creamery holds the record of being the oldest whole milk creamery in Iowa having been in continuous operation since it opened its doors for business in April 1878. It now serves its patrons in three ways: 1- sells the grade A milk to the Cedar Valley Co-operative in Waterloo; 2- sells the grade B-bulk milk to Meinerz creamery; 3- pro cesses the grade B milk received in cans at Maynard into butter, skimmilk and buttermilk. The skim and buttermilk are marketed sweet to the Meinerz creamery. Two ntw teachers have been hired for the Fayette Community school to fill the vacancies created by two resignations recently accepted by tin; school board. Mrs. Phyllis Erlz has already replaced Mrs. Doug Everetts as second grade teacher. Mrs. Ertz has had three years teaching experience, and is a graduate of the State Teachers college at Bern- idji, Minn. Daniel L. McFarland has been hired to replace Mrs. Terry Stevens as ninth and 10th grade English and U. S. history instructor. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, and has also had three years teaching experience. Mr. McFarland will assume his duties here on Monday, Feb. 12. i lures were given as the reason for the failure of the Fayette plant and possible failure of the company. The two machines which were installed here six months ago have been removed by the Expandex Co., manufacturers of the machines, and reportedly sold to firms in Texas and Arkansas. Mr. Edeland and board chairman Nick Breer both expressed hope that the needed money could be raised and that the investments made by Fayette, Garner and Elkader residents would still be safe. About 20 stockholders attended the meeting in the Colegrove-Walk- cr building. One day vacation for The Fayette students Students of the Fayette Community schools will have a day of The play, a satire on love and vacation, Friday, Jan. 2C, and nut war, is under the direction of necessarily due to conditions of Mrs'. William Esters, Instructor in the weather, speech and drama at Upper Iowa. that all teachers in the local school system will spend Jan. 20 in the laboratory schools at the State College of Iowa in Cedar Falls. During the day they will observe the classes and methods used for teaching. The day at Cedar Falls will Vocal instructor Writes alma mater Fayette Community high school has a new alma mater song. The now tune was adopted this week by the entire student body. Karl Powis, vocal music instructor in the Fayette schools, is the writer, composing both the music and the words. The new alma mater, "Fayette Alma Mater Song", will be played Booklets on fallout Protection available Booklets on "Fallout Protection" are now available at the local post office, according to Postmaster E. A. Billings. Anyone interested in the booklet may obtain one free of charge at the local office. The booklet contains 46 pages of information pertaining to what people should know and do In case of a nuclear attack. It is published by the department of defense and the office of civil defense. Many facts are explained in the booklet concerning what should be done immediately, and how to survive an attack. The event is open to the public with no admission charge. There will be one preformance only starting at 8:00 p. m., in the Colgrove Walker auditorium. for the public at Commencement, Supt. Dean Curtis has announced nn(] |ms lx , (>n used flt Pep Meeting Due to the extremely cold weather, the Idle Hour Grandmother's siboyj to t» money for; tta spring home of Mrs. Alta Owen was can* celled and the meeting'will be held, on the regular .meeting date a masters degree from the University of Southern Calif. He was a school executive, and Lions club to hold Annual ladies night The annual Lions club "ladies night" will be held Monday, Jan. 22, with a 0:30 p. m. dinner In the basement of the Grace Lutheran church. The main speaker for the even- Solon, take the place of the annual county Institute, Mr. Curtis said. Kinderlein to meet The Kinderlein Department of the Federated Women's club will meet Jan. 23, with Mrs, Richard Jamieson, and Mrs. Don Reiner County 4-H party To be held Friday A county wide 1 1I party for all boys and girls 4-H members 10, 11 and 12 years old will be held Friday, Jan. \9 at the extension office in Fayette, according to Dorothy e E. Busching, county extension assistant. The plans for the evening Include games, songs tind. light refreshments. Officers elected for Presbyterian church MAYNARD - The newly elected officers of the United Presbyterian church are Floyd Simpson and Marvin Ingels, elders; Beryl and Ivan Gamier, trustees; Mrs. Frank Cummlngs, secretary; Mrs. Ruth Shadle, treasurer; Mrs. I. P. Stewart, assistant treasurer; • Mrs. Andrew Gantenbein, benevolence treasurer. Others elected were: Mrs. Maynard Menefee, Mrs. Herbert Mai- ven, Lois Ann Ingels, organists; Mrs. Henry Gamier, Mrs. Orah Patsey, Mrs. Floyd Gllley, in charge of memorial fund; Russell engineer for the State Highway w ni be the co-hostess. Commission, from Decorah. SwVUK' SS-«S SrWTTa the waT & » an educators'- ed- All Lion members and their •VM*U» p»»vw»«~ u .__ ~» u_ rw»»n ,,/.atm. . uiiucia nro urged to attend, •Wf home of Mrs, Owen. ucator. Mrs. Charjes Nairn will lead a discussion on "Helping Your Child to Accept the New Baby". The party has been planned and will be carried out by the county boys and girls 4-H officers/and Friedley, Dale Mears, Donald Mas- will begin at 7:30 p. m. Parents her, Harold Ensign, John Blrdnow, and 4-H leaders are also welcome Robert Patridge and Raynold to attend. The party will end at*> Limdry,.Aisb^raj. Hw^a Ingels and 9;30 p. m. larry Luridry, sextona, " <

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