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De* MoinlS Dopt. of Hist. & Archive* T>K Moinns, 10, Iowa Volume 48, Number 1 2 The Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scehic Wonderland Thursday, March 22, 1962, Fayette, Iowa Four Pages This Issue SOME OF THE LOCAL men proved to be quite adept at , btMHUl washing and drying dishes, as is proved by the picture which was . taken at the Methodist church Smorgasbord last Saturday night. Pfinric If) Left Jo right in the picture are: John Hofmeyer. Ronnie Ash. UUIIUO IV Israel Shaffer, and Lawrence Thomas. Family life conference To be held at S.U./. Spring concert "Modern Woman's Dilemma" — an increasing concern of women everywhere today — will be the focus of attention during the annual Family Life Conference at Iowa State Un- Weed and pest control Meeting on March 28 Both men and women, who are interested in information on new developments in weed and insect control, will have the opportunity of hearing E. P. Sylwester and Harold Gunderson, of the specialist staff at MAYNARD — The West Central junior and senior bands will give a spring concert in the new gymnasium Tuesday, Mar. 27, beginning at 8 p. m., under the direction of Karen Bartachek, instrumental instructor. The first part of the presentation will feature the junior band in the following selections: "Firecracker March", "Tuner- vine Trolly March", "The Merry-Go-Round", "Referee's March" in which Leo Steffen is the referee, and a novelty number, "Johnnie Learns to Play" with Barbara Hamilton as narrator and Ricky Guenther as cornetist. iversity, Tuesday, April 3. The conference takes on importance in light of the fact that never before have women in this country had to examine their own roles so carefully and critically as today, says Dorothye E. Busching, Fayette county extension home economist. Society pressures today's woman to fulfill her responsibility to her family. At the same time, she is pressured to help meet community and social >t iu lt ... „.„ jr ,^. MiW „.«.. ».„, problems and to work in the "Das Pensionat" and. "Toccata Lewig Lint and Haro i d Hughes. Demos claim no G.O.P. Leadership; urge change Four Democratic candidates voiced their opinions of the present State Republican administration, and also the national Democratic: regime at a meeting Thur-'day night in the Co 1 r grove-Walker building. Candidates who addressed the group of about 300 people included; Prof. E. B. Smith, Ames, candidate for U. S. Senate; Cancer Crusade Training mealing DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES are pictured above talking to Prof. Richard Clark after the meeting last Thursday night. Left to The senior, band will play fi ;' hj in lhe p j clure are: .p rc f. Clark, Frank Less, E. B. Smith, •v T-*,, ..._: **« f. *'* n M <•! " r Pi-v«/-tn t i " w _ . labor market. Speaking of the dilemma caused by these many and complex demands will be Miss Helen G. Hurd, dean of students and noted sociologist, Rutgers university. At the morning session of the one-day conference, Miss Hurd will "set the stage" of "Modern Woman's Dilemma." In the afternoon, she will take up "Modern Woman's Dilemma: Comedy, Tragedy, Mystery or Miracle." Miss Hurd is a nationally recognized authority on family life in the United States and the implications of change on the family. A roundtable discussion will follow her presentations, taking up the question of how to meet this dilemma. Presenting their views will be five men and women in public life: Mrs. Lenabelle Bock, Garner, Hancock county > representative, Iowa Iowa State University. The date is March 28, 8 p. m. at Fayette, in the basement of the Farm Bureau building. which are their contest pieces, "The Toy Symphony" with parts taken by Beverly Hoehrie, Judy Derr. Jane Ashby, Mary Parsons, Jerry Betz and Patricia Brandt, the "Copa Cabana" and closing with the "Ceremonial March". Between the selections by the junior and senior bands the mixed chorus directed by Rosemary Murphy, vocal instructor, will sing two selections followed by three instrumental ensembles which are a flute trio made up by Ann Gilmar, Nancy McClain and James Ashby playing "Little Red Monkeys"; a clarinet quartet made up by Sherla Beman, Judy Dcrr, Linda Bark and JaNella Palmer playing "A Country Store"; and a saxophone sextet made up by Mardene Davis, Elva Jean Sanders, Sandra Bronn, Jerry Betz, Marjorie Davis and Sandra Alshousc playing "Coronation March".-' - " ' * Tickets may be purchased from any band member. West Central board Approves salary schedule Ames, member of the Ames Community school board; Mrs. James A. Newsome, Des Moines, president of the Iowa Congress of Parents and Teach- Banquet held ers, Inc.; Mrs. James Varnum ( Betty lou McVay ), Ames, Children's program supervisor, WOI-TV; and Russ A. Mahan, extension specialist in human development and family relationships, Iowa State university. Moderator will be Dr. Glenn Hawkes, head, department of child development, Iowa State University. Concluding the day's events will be an evening, followed by a presentation, "Woman's Role in Our Public Life," by Dr. Barbara J. Teters, assistant professor of government, Iowa State university. Miss Busching believes the conference will be of interest to all homemakers and their families in Fayette county. For more information and to make travel arrangements, contact For 4-H leaders One hundred forty- four Fayette county 4-H MAYNARD — The board of education of the West Central Community schools approved the following salaiy increases at its meeting on Monday, Mar. 12. For non-degree teachers, the starting salary will range from 3,200 for two years to a top of $4,600 with five years experience and a $15 per hour increase for college training toward a degree. The starting salary for those with degrees will remain at $4,350 with increments of $150 per year and a special increment of S100 added after the second year. ..<..">-• Thdse with degrees will have a salary range from S4.350 to S5.750 in 10 years; for those with 20 hours of graduate training the scale ranges from 84,450 to $5,950 in 11 years: and for those having a master's de- spouses attended a banquet in their honor Monday evening, March 19, held in Fayette. The program was planned and presented by the 4-H county officers with Gary Garnier, county boys' 4-H president, as master of ceremonies. Gary Brownell and Jane Copp led in group singing, and expressions of appreciation were given by Beverly Morse and Lanny Gibson. The speaker for the occasion was Miss Romona Esbeck, State Extension 4-H Leader, from Iowa State university, who spoke to the group on "Understanding Boys and Girls." leaders and FHA girls, FFA boys HAROLD GUNBERSON For the men, the major em- Miss .Busching at thejayette Birthday club to meet phasis will be on insect and _ Wednesday l<> »«* VV eanesuay office, weed control in corn. For the women, who will meet upstairs in the building, there will be „,., i. .„ t t opportunity for questions and The Philatheas will meet at a general discussion on con- the Methodist Parish house, on trolling weeds In gardens and Wednesday, March 28, for a lawns, and insect control in picnic dinner at noon, and after- gardens, lawns, and the home, noon entertainment. The March Birthday Club will meet on Tuesday, March 27, with Mrs. A. J. Fox, with picnic dinner at noon. All women in the Fayette community who have birthdays in March, are cordially invited to attend. Call Mrs. E. A. Billing for further information. Exchange classes MAYNARD — For a two- weeks period just completed, the senior F. H. A. girls exchanged classes with the senior F. F. A. boys. Classes were under the direction of Mrs. John Ingels and William A. Stephens, vocational instructors in homemaking and agriculture. Topics covered by the girls were animal and human reproduction, diseases of animals transmissable to man, clectri'- city and federal income taxes. The boys discussed everyday table manners, eating at a restaurant and manners when dating. There were demonstrations on pressing pants, ironing a shirt and folding it for packing in a suitcase, swing on buttons and mending tears in woolen garments. The boys even tried their hands in the kitchen. They made pizzas, French fried potatoes, French fried shrimp and broiled steaks. 20 high schools Participate in S.U.I. Music workshop Twenty high schools were represented in a vocal ensemble workshop for Iowa high high school students and teachers at the State University of Iowa, Saturday. Vocalists from the Fayette school were among those attending. The workshop was the third in the 15th annual series sponsored by the SUI Music Department in cooperation with the School of Fine Arts and the Extension Division. Discussion leader for the workshop was Don Jones, associate professor of music and director of chorus at Grinnell college. Parents of daughter Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Skinner, of Colorado Springs, Colo., are the parents of a baby daughter born Sunday, March 18. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. gret> from $4,650 to SG,350 in 13 years. Individual increases.will range from S100 to $700, with those who have added college training during the past few years coming in for the larger increases. Extra, increments will be allowed for special activities. With normal annual increments the total increases will amount to $9,300 or a millage increase of 1.33 per cent. The average increase was 5.2 per rent with GO per cent of the increase between 2.9 and 4.8 per cent. ' '•"*" '*" The hoard also approved the mailing of contacts to teachers for the 1062 - 63 school year. Two teachers have signified they will not return to West Central next year. They are Dallon Dahl, science teacher for the past five years, who has secured an academic fellowship at North Dakota university, and Rosemary Murphy, vocal music teacher the past year, who is planning marriage. Mrs. Harold Boulton, Fayette County Crusade Chairman for the April American Cancer Society Educational Crusade has announced the kick-of-training meeting for key persons will bo held Thursday. March 22, at 2:30 p. m., at the Farm Bureau building, in Fayette. Guest speaker will be Mrs. J. A. Liercke,'1901 State Volunteer Crusade Chairman. Mrs. Liercke is a past president of the Iowa Division and presently serving her second term of office us member of the Ameri- Homemakers meet Fourteen members of the' Westficld Homemakers met in the boardroom of the Farm Bureau building at 8 p. m., Monday, March 12. Due to a death in' the family, the speaker, Mrs. Larry Farley was unable; to attend. Mrs. Harold Home wood was appointed craft chairman. Westfield township will serve the luncheon on May 7, for the committee women's meeting. Mrs. Rex Niles gave 1 a book report on "Far Country" by Orville Schute and read "The Most Primitive Man on Earth". Mrs. Ralph Dickinson gave interesting facts on Australia. Mrs. Dickinsc.n and Mis. Joe Langerman gave the lesson on picture frames. Larry Keig, accompanied by Cathy Keig, sang "Mona". The group sang the "Farm Bureau fong". Mrs. Blanch King read "The Lord's Prayer". Mrs. Rex Nilos and Mrs. Hubert Kiel served lunch. MRS. J. A, LIERCKE can Cancer Society's national board of directors. She is a registered nurse having received her degree from St. Luke's hospital, Cedar Rapids. She is a resident of Clarence, Iowa where she is in business and active in the American Legion Auxiliary and other community iiT'iiirs. The local hoard of directors will hold their meeting at 1:30 p. n\ , Thursday, March 22, at Cn> fc'iirm Bureau building prior to the Educational Crusade met ting. Harold Hughes, Ida Grove, candidate for governor; Lewis Lint, Winterset, candidate for governor; Frank Less, Cascade, candidate for U. S. representative from the Second district. Mr. Hughes pointed out that on the state level there is no leadership where it is needed. He stated that today the state is spending $20,000 more biennially than it is taking in in revenues. He referred to Gov. Norman Erbic's campaign against .dirty and pornographic literature prior to being elected governor, and said that "since the election he has been quiet, and the literature is still available." He also stated that Gov. Erbe has done nothing about the key clubs, and opposed the repeal of the Right to Work law. Mr. Hughes stated that he does not believe it possible to reduce property taxes. . .but he does feel that the government can hold the line on property taxes and produce revenue from other fields.. The other Democratic candidate for governor, Lewis Lint, told the group that he was against any tax increase until everything has been done to exploit the present tax laws. He said that avoiding duplication of government services ' would help to hold down expenses and taxes. He also pointed out that more money can be collected by making changes, in the administration's procedure. He told the group that he is for the following things: More state aid to. 'school*; stepped up "fehabilitatl&h pfo'-' grams with the theory that if more people receive help, more people can pay taxes; civil service for state employees; built- in checks and controls to insure efficiency in civil service, and the improvement of the physical plants of higher institutions. Prof. Richard Clark, of Upper Iowa university was in charge of the meeting. Jolly Juniors meet The Smithfield Jolly Juniors 4-H club held their March meeting with the Kauffman girls as hostesses. Each of the nine girls present brought a room idea and an 'Compiling list of Kindergarten students The Fayette Community school is in the process of compiling a list of all the children who qualify and will be starting in kindergarten next fall. In i. rder to start kindergarten, a child must be five years old on or before Oct. 15, 1962. Cards have been sent to the parents of children who are thought to be old enough to enter school next year. Anyone who has not received a card and has a child who will be in kindergarten next year is asked to call the . school. Monday - Creamed chicken on potatoes, pea and cheese example of texture for roll call, salad, fruit cup, cake, peanut- Karol Turner gave a book' butler sandwiches, milk. Tuesday - Goulash, ham sal- report. Nancy Reed gave a talk on line and Bonnie Kauffman reported on the basic forms. Space and texture were discussed by the leaders. The next meeting will be with Karol Turner, Monday April 9, at 7:30 p. m, Demos to caucus A meeting of the Democrats in Fayette and Westfield precincts will be held this.Thurs- day evening, March 22, at 8 p. m. in room 102 of the Col- ad sandwiches, lettuce and io- mato salad, apple sauce, raisin oatmeal bars, milk. Wednesday - Weiners and bun, sauerkraut or spinich, bread and butter, jello, relish tray, cake, milk. Thursday - Meat loaf with tomato topping, potatoes, bread and butter, jam, milk, green beans, peach sauce, fruit juice. Friday - Fish sticks, corn, spring salad, milk, bread and butter, cherry cobbler. 12 members attend Harlan NRG meet MAYNARD — The regular meeting of the Harlan 'NRG girls' 4-H club at the Community hall Saturday afternoon, Mar. 10, was attended by 12 members and two leaders, Mrs. Ivan Garnier and Mrs. Leo Simpson. Roll call was answered by naming the '^Colors in My Bedroom". During the business hour Ann Gihner, Carol Roete and Mrs. Garnier were appointed to chose a judge for the Better Grooming contest to be in April. It was decided to buy the leaders' tickets for the county leaders' banquet in Fayette, Monday Mar. 19, in appreciation of their work with the club. On the program in the senior division was a talk by Ann Gilmer on "Color Schemes" and a demonstration on "Matting Ai Picture" by Judy Simpson. In the junior division Marcia Garnier gave a talk on "Ref inishing Furniture" and Anna Kay Fettkether gave a demonstration on "Colors". The girls enjoyed experimenting with paints, making different color combinations to see which ones look best together. Lunch was served at the close by Irene Henniges and Ann Gilmer assisted by their moth-, ers, Mrs. Floyd Henniges and, Mrs. Ralph Gilmer. Convention dates The Fayette County Federat-; ed club convention will be held, Wednesday, March 21, at West Union. The State Convention will be held at Council Bluffs, April 9, 10, 11. . . . . R E. Cousins and Mrs. Viola grove-Walker building on the *ta*Ur night, A portion of 'the 84 in th» pictbro aj>ov«. Mu»te wat furrd»hed by a four "* Skinner, of Fayette. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Cousins plan to leave Wednesday, for TO MEET FRIDAY The faculty wifes will meet Friday, March 23, at 8 p. m. in IQpper Iowa University campus. They will discuss the coma*,*.—*—-* x«rr™ he .'« *£*zrj»s^>& in the home of their daughter, precinct level. All Democratic This will be a faculty baby and make the acquaintance of party members in these precm- invited. shower, with visiting and knitting lessons, Annual spring meeting The Lima Ladles Cemetery association will have their annual spring meeting, Friday evening, March 23, at 7 p. m. at the home of Mrs. Walker Briggs, in Fayette.