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Third annual Easter Egg hunt scheduled ]>pt. of Hisi. & DCS Moines, 19, IoW» The third annual Easter egg hunt in Fayette. sponsored by the Fayette Chamber of Commerce, will be held Saturday aftrenoon. April 21. The hunt will be held at 2:30, Saturday, on the Upper Iwfl university campus. Easter eggs for the hunt will be bailed and colored Friday night, and will be placed on the campus years of age. The hunting area will be roped off and divided into four age groups; Toddler through five years of age; six, seven and eight years of age; nine and 10 years of age; and 11 and 12 years of age. Prizes wifl be awarded in each age group. Eggs for the hunt will be pur- The Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland es to donate eggs to be colored may do so by contacting Maurice Stoneman at the Fayette Leader office. ana win M! piacea on the campus chased by tnc chamber of Com- CT] TTTJ U TT sometime Saturday morning. The merce . However. anyone who wish . Volume 48, Number 1 5 hunting area will then be roped off and policed so that the eggs will still be in place when the hunt begins. Prizes for the hunt will be donat- Q;,, c 1 c- A ed by the Fayette merchants, and 3lx *•*•*• will be collected by a special com- To represent West mittee on Thursday afternoon. XN . . . The Easter egg hunt will be open Central at Contest MAYNARD — Gary Brownell. Thursday, Ap r il 12, 1962, Fayette, Iowa Eight Pages This Issue Million dollar U.I.U. budget approved to all youngsters in the Fayette area from toddlers through 12 I.S.E.A. secretary to Address schoolmasters John W. Harold, executive secretary of the Iowa State Education Association, will address a meeting of foe Fayette County Schoolmasters in the Cafeteria at Upper Iowa University, Fayette, Thursday, April 12. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p. m. The topic of Mr. Harold's address will be "The Hallmark of a True Professional;" Before assuming the position of executive secretary of the I. S. E. A. on July 1. 1961, Harold served for six years as superintendent of schools at Cedar Falls. He has- also held school administrative positions at Carroll, Hartley, and Oakland. He is probably best known to Iowa teachers as author at "Pedagogical Pete," a regular feature appearing during the past nine yean in Midland Schools, the official publication of the I. S. E. A. Paul Zurbriggen, Elgin, and Elmer Cast, West Union, are in charge of local arrangements for the meeting. Mickey Lamphier, Donald Cushion, Dennis Kohlmeyer, James Harrison and Elmer Wolfgram will represent the West Central chapter of the Future Farmers of America at the state F. F. A. contest to be held in Waterloo April 12-14. They have this honor for having received top ratings at the Northeast fowa district F. F. A. contests held recently at the Valley high school, Clermont-Elgin,- each in a different contest. Gary will be entered in the dairy farming contest, Mickey in farming, Elmer in crops farming. Donald in farm electrification, James in farm mechanics and Dennis in soils and water management. Gary, Mickey, Elmer and James have applied for State Farmer degrees which will be conferred on all boys eligible during the state convention. County chairmen Are appointed for To meet Thursday The Book Review section of the Woman's club will meet at the home of Mrs. Garbee, Thursday, April 12, at 3 o'clock. Mrs. Garbee will review the "Foragers", by Ben Heal. Area sfudenfs place high In slate music contest The West Central school at Maynard was the scene of the state music contest for solos and ensembles las* Friday and Saturday, April B ahd 7: "Superintendent W. P. ' TtuesdelF'war in charge of the contest, f Students, from the Fayette Com-- muntty •iclwols wha received .Division t or n ratings in the contest are listed in the paragraphs below: Band Spies and Ensembles Division I Baritone horn solo, Larry Keig; Brass quartet Class B, Peggy Maxson, Connie Dahlquist, Laderyl Blerbower, Clark Austin; Trumpet Trio, Winnie Mae Zbornik, Rollie Stoneman, Peggy Maxson, Trumpet quartet, Winnie Mae Zbornik, Rollie Stoneman, Peggy Maxson, Connie Dahlquist; Flute quartet, Ann Austin, Dayna Dumermuth, Kathy Keig, Mary Austin. Division II Clarinet Trio A, JoAnn Quandt, Renee Jellings, Sue Crafton; Clarinet trio B, Janet Scheidel, Marline Brause, Jim Bitterman; Clarinet quartet A, JoAnn Quandt. Renee Jellings, Sue Crafton, Janet Scheidel; Clarinet quartet B, Merllne Brause, Janice Stannard, L4nda Moore, Jim Bitterman; Mix«} ctarinel quartet, JoAnn Quandt, flenee Jellings, Charlene Levering- tan, Andrea Nadeau; Flute trio A, Ann Austin, Dayna Dumermuth, JCathy Keig) Flute Solo, Ann Aus- ttta; Brass quartet A, Winnie Mae . Ztfcrnik, Rollie Stoneman, Diane Ashby, Larry Keig; Brass quintet B, Peggy Maxson, Connie Dahlquist, Laderyl Biebower, Clark Austin, But Bitterman. Piano Solos Andrea Nadeau placed first in the piano solos and Kathy Keig placed second. Vocal Solos In the vocal solos Dayna Dumermuth and SUe Crafton both received number'one ratings, with Diane Ashby accompanist for both. Har- ieyn Cue-and Larry Keig placed . second w}th Kathy Keig as accompanist*' Another second place winner was Ma* Dilley and Diane Ashby as- hi* accompanist. Jostin Talcott was also a second place winner, with Carol Clark as ac- rea Nadeau, Larry Keig and Max Dilley. The girls sextet also received a number one rating. Sue Crafton, Shari Biebower, Sharon Thyer, Janice Stearns, Judy Langerman and Joyce Oelberg were the participants. A number two rating was recjgSved_h»J4he.^jn»^»w> 1 ' group,' which consisted of the blending voices of Ann Austin, Harleyn Cue, Renee Jellings, Kathy Keig, Jostin Talcott, Dave McBride, Gary Maurer, Dayna Dumermuth, Karen Ash, Diane Ashby, Sharon Henry, Larry Keig, Max Dilley, Maurice McBride and Dennis Bumgardner. Those from the West Central and Arlington schools receiving division I ratings, were: Piano solo, Ann Gilmer, W. C.; James Hanuel, Arlington; Girls' quartet, West Central; Woodwind choir, West Central; Cornet - trumpet solo, -Dennis Berry, W. C.; Boys' quartet, Arlington, West Central; Miscellaneous "brass ensemble, West Central; Brass quartet, West Central; Treble voice medium, Arlington, West Central; Bassoon solo, West Central; French horn solo, West Central; Bass solo, West Central; Baritone solo, Arlington; Girls' sextet, West Central, Arlington. / t Seven area men have been appointed as county chairman ln> Division I for the Dorman Gymnasium Project of Upper Iowa University. The announcement wai made by Carleton Baker, Decorah, Division I Chairman. The county chairmen include: Richard Westerfield, West Union, Fayette County; Keith O'Connell, Lawler, Chlckasaw County; Lewis Thoma, Colesburg, Delaware County; Neil Lehmkuhl, Sumner, Bremer County; Ralph Kuehl, Cedar Rapids, Linn County; Fred Larson, Waterloo, Blackhawk County; and Don Hoth, La- REVIEWING THE NEW safety education program during a meeting al Oelweln Community high school Salur- mont, Buchanan County. day were, from left, Capt. Donald French, Cedar Fa'ls; Lewis Kearney, Oelweln; LI. Melvln Hove, Oelweln; Plans for the Dorman Gymnas- Gary McAvoy. Decorah; G. R. 'Doe' Speers, PlalnHeld and Lt. Harry Cloud, Cedar Fall. ium are being completed by Toen- • jes and Stenson, Waterloo, and will be ready for bidding by July 6. Inte-im financing has been arranged through the Central National Bank and Trust Company, Des Moines, which will allow Upper Iowa to start construction of the Gymnasium as soon as the bids are let. The gymnasium will provide a large basketball court with seating for over 3,000 spectators, an auxiliary gymnasium, A. A. U. Standard swimming pool, wrestling room, classroom space, offices for faculty and staff members as well as a dormitory to accomo- date male students. Plans call for completion of the gymnasium the fall of 1963. Safety education program 30 contracts signed Explained by Doc Speers At West Central * v {Ensemble Groups ne. rating was given w ' the mixed quartet, which con- Slited of Dayna Dumermuth, And- 26 voice choir to Appear at Wesleyan Methodist church Under the direction of E. Stanley Banker the 26-voice choir of Miltonvale Wesleyan college, Miltonvale, Kansas, will appear at the Wesleyan Methodist church in Fayette at 7:30 p. m. April 17. Composed of students from the mid-west and the west the choir presents a program of religious music ranging from the Bach chorales to the negro spirituals. With an evangelistic emphisis.the group also presents personal testimonies as well as arrangements of well-known gospel songs through the singing of the entire group and through the use of smaller vocal ensembles such as the ladies' trio and quartet and the male quartet. Since its organization in 1945 the Choir has enjoyed an enviable reputation and continues to be one of the finer choral groups in -the area. There is no admission charge since the local pastor, Rev. Richard Jamieson, and hla congregation wish to present the choir in the interests of the community. For Mrs. Artha Bailey Funeral services for Mrs. Artha Bailey, 82, were conducted from the Wesleyan Methodist church in Fayette, with Rev. Richard Jamieson officiating; Rev. Follmer of the Garden Prairie church and Rev. William Bailey assisted. Artha Bailey, daughter of Jacob and Rebecca Yearous, was born on March 20, 1880, in Clayton County, and died Monday, April 2, at the Mercy hospital in Oei- wein. She attended county schools in vicinity of her birthplace. In April of 1897 she was married to Jason Bailey. They lived in Illinois and in several towns in Fayette county. She was a member of the Garden Prairie church, Woman's Christian Temperance Union, serving as local president, and county president. Surviver include one daughter, Mrs. Eunice Johnson, of Fayette; three sons, Clifton, of Woodland. Calif.; Homer, of Arlington; and the Rev. William Bailey, of Quincy, III; four sisters, Mrs. Blanch McCallough, of Rowley, Calif.; Mrs. Becky Blabing, Cedar Falls; Mrs. Cornells Gage, of West Union; and Mrs. Susie Kiple, of McGreger; ' four brothers, Clifton of Waukon; Jorome, of Elgin; James, of West Union; and Jake, of Fayette. Also six grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. ' She was preceded In death by her parents, her husband, two sisters and one,brother. The Meuhlenthaler Mortuary, of Elgin, was. in charge and burial was to the Elgin cemetery. 20 letters are Awarded; Burrows Is most valuable The faculty committee on athletics at Upp"er Iowa university has bsiftetters for the 1961-C2 season. Twelve letters were awarded in baskeball. of which two went to graduating seniors Mike Scott of Jacksonville, III., and Bob Meyer, Clarence. Juniors on the basketball squad who received letters include: Larry Burrows, New Hartford; Dick Cathcart, Dike; Bill Prochaska, Protivin; and Tarn Lewis, Ingleside, 111. Two sophomores, Don Dutton, Boone and Herb Hill, Chicago, 111., and four freshmen. Mike King and Larry Albers, Keystone; Lonnie Lynn and Pat Halley, Chicago, 111., round out the recipients. Larry Burrows was voted by his team mates as the most valuable player of the yenr. He was also presented with a trophy from ihe Athletic Department. The eight wrestlers wJio received letters were: Seniors, Duve Riplcy, Charles City; Roger Mangan Fond du lac, Wis.; Terry Di-Berg, Waterloo, and Neil Evans, Waukon. Sophomores: Jim Dohsc, Oelwein; and Doug Heath, Cuctar Rapids. Freshmen: Charlos Hurl, Anamosa and Bob Schulte, Chicago, Hi. Fayette math students Place 15th in state qn March B, 19 Fayette math students participated in a national math contest. The three highest individual scores are used as a team score. Fayette placed fifteenth in the state as a team. The team was composed of Lee Burns, Maurice McBride and Johnny Tripp. Lee Burns placed tenth as an individual, in the state. A. A. U. W. to meet A. A. U. W. will meet at the home of Mrs. Wayne Thompson in Maynard, on Tuesday, April 17, at 8 p. m. Co-hostess will be Mrs. John Ingels. There will be a panel discussion on "The Changing Statue of Women in Other Cultures." Panel members are Mrs. Keith Hlmmel, Mrs. Charles Nairn, and Mrs. Ed. Bradley. The Fayette chapter of the A. A. U. W. recently made a donation to the Palmer Hospital Auxiliary for the purchase of a large coffee pot to he used in the lobby of the hospital. P. T. A. meeting Monday The parent-teacher association meeting will be held Monday, April 16, at the Fayette high school. The speaker will be from the school of the blind, at Vinton. Fourth grade room mothers will be In charge of refreshments. G. R. 'Doc' ficldman for tl of Public Safety, told more than 50 Iowa Highway Patrolmen and driver education instructors Saturday of the new safety education program in Iowa. Speers pointed out that the program, goes into effect April 15 and is designed to coordinate driving educational programs. It will point up the problems in the driver education field, allowing mu~ lions." He also advocated formation of a driver education group for patrol district 10, during a meeting in the Oelwein Community high school. The new program provides fewer full time employers on the state level, but will employ the lieutenants in each of the 14 Highway Patrol Districts as ficldmen. This program will result in a savings to the state of about $75,000 every two years. It will also provide more manijower, through highway patrolmen, closer to the local levels. LI. Melvin Hove, district 10, Oel- wuin, told those at the meeting Saturday that the new program will involve a select pool of men from this district lo work on driver education. Patrolman Robert Ohrt, Independt?n«.', is currently working in driver education. He said such a force will not af feet enforcement in the district, but will improve it. The lieutenant also stressed local promotion by driver education instructors and highway patrolmen to advance the program in their communities. Others on the program Saturday were Lt. Harry Cloud, head of license examining, who declared, "I have never been more sold on anything since the beginning of driver education." Capt. Donald French, Cedar Falls, head of this highway patrol area, pointed out that his part in the new program is of a supervisory nature. Gary McAvoy, Decorah driver education instructor, an official in the Iowa Driver Education Association, elaborated on the program and the part IDEA plays in it. . Meeting was held in tne nigh school library following a meal in the high school cafeteria. Lewis Kearney, local driver education instructor, was host for those attending. __ rf * cepted contracts for 1962-63, according to Superintendent W. P. Trues dell. Those who will not return include Dalton Dahl who teaches the sciences; Rosemary Murphy, vocal music; Donald Kassar, social studies; and Marjorie McSweeney, junior high language -artf,. crene Kimge, i»z graduate - or Upper Iowa university, Fayette, has been employed to teach social studies, science in grades eight to 10, and to assist with athletics. Helen Burget, present fourth grade teacher at Maynard, will become the junior high language arts instructor. Three vacancies still exist: those are for physics and chemistry, vocal music and for fourth grade at Maynard. The Randalia faculty will-remain the same as of this year. 3 faculty members Receive promotion In academic rank An operating budget in excess of 11,000,000 for the 1962-63 academic year was approved by the Upper Iowa university Board of Trustees, Saturday, April 7, in their spring meeting. The budget for 1952-53 was $221.000. • Judge W. H. Antes, West Union, presided nt the meeting as the board approved the promotion in academic rank of three faculty» members effective wfth the fall term. They were Paul Pickett, associate professor of education; Everett Eischeid, assistant professor of physical education'and Ruth Partlo, assistant professor of English. The board voted that E. K. Hendricks, an attorney from Riceville, be elected to membership on the Board of Trustees in the class of 1964. Action was taken authorizing the University administration to enter into a contract with a commercial food service company to handle the cafeteria service. Also, board members'R. M. Westerfield, West Union, vice president, Lee Surfus, Fayette, secretary; and E. A. Billings, Fayette, treasurer, are to serve as a committee with the power to act in this project. The board approved the opening of the south wall of the Peacock Lounge and the equipping of the south room in the; Dickman Recreation. Building (of students food 70th Mr. and Mrs. Ted Ackerman of Washta recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They are 91 and 90 years old, respectively. Conference dates Set for future Kindergartener* MAYNARD — The 61 prospective kindergarten students of the West Central Community school district for the next school year and their mothers are invited to a visiting day and conference at the Maynard school on Tuesday, Apr. 17. Tentative areas in the district have been blocked out for morning and afternoon classes. Two sessions will be held on that date: one from 9:30 to II a. m. and the other from 1:30 to 3 p. m. The new students will spend the period in the new klndregarten room in a typical setting for them to get accustomed to the room and to get acquainted with the teacher, Carolyn Nuttal, and the children who will be their classmates next fall. The mothers will meet in the visual aids room for a discussion of kindergarten practices and to hear a talk by Miss Belts Roth, a kindergarten specialist from Iowa State College, Cedar Falls. Miss Roth will discuss the purpose and functions of the kindergarten and the effect of maturity on school progress. She also will answ- I • • I er questions raised by the mothers, rnilfm in inflflfir Mothers of the Parent Teachers ' WMH III IIIUUUI association will serve coffee. If any children eligible to start kindergarten have been overlooked, Superintendent W. P. Truesdell requests the parents to call the school office. Approval was given by the board for Upper Iowa university to participate fully in all Civil War commemorative functions which honor Company C, 12th Iowa Infantry, U. I. U. recruits. Assistant registrar, Roger Bowen, was appointed the official University representative. The trustees also voted to authorize the Building and Grounds Committee to establish off-campus parking areas and to contract for the hard surfacing of such areas as may be necessary for traffic control. Other board action gave University officials authorization to enter into a contract with Toenjes and Stenson of Waterloo, to serve as architects and engineers for the Dorman Gymnasium Project, including the remodeling plans for the Chemistry building and the present gymnasium. Representing the faculty at the meeting was Dr. W. LeGrand Maxwell, McCosh Professor of Music. Staff members present, in addition to President Garbee, were Vice- presidents Herschel Hendrix and Ed Dugan, Bursar V. C. Crafton, Admissions Director and acting Public Relations Director Braulic Caballero. Marion Aldcrson, Public Relations Director, attended on a pass from his base at Ft. Riley, Kansas. Students invited to attend the meeting of the Board of Trustees as representatives of the student body were Richard Robinson, Earlville, and Sue Bender, Chicago, 111., both sophomores. Fayette thinclads Mid Midnight Marathon Friday Night promotion the Marathon trtfti 9 fnidnlght. Thlrty- and professional part In the pro- will be put on sale. Many of the bargains are listed in the two pages of advertisements to the center of this issue of the Leader. The Fayette stores will close the.tr doors at 5 p. m. on Friday afternoon to get ready for the sale In the evening hours. At B;30 p. m. professional ^HeiThou? paTto'^^protnotton/wdfteir S*rough emp»oy«a are urged to attend ment of the Farm Bureau building. Lunch at this meeting will be catered by Otto and Margaret Finger. During the meeting, B. J. Thayer, of Thayer United Furniture, wQl review the plans for the Mad Midnight Marathon, and all ques- on the -- " "' ' Special entertainment, which has not yet been announced, will be held in the Farm Bureau building during the evening. The entertainment will be sponsored by the Many of the bargains are In limited quantity, so will be sold on a first come first serve basis. The streets will also be filled with music on Friday night, which wlll^be furnished by a record player and ampllfer set up by Jack ployeea will then return to their •tores to prepare for the 9 p. m, opening. professional people, many of whom will also be on hand to visit with wUl be anyone who stops In at the Witeis Howard ' 'taifiment center. " , " Everyon* Shoppers are urged to come .early Mad Midnight Marathon, and stay late, as the bargains get such sales promotion to be new in "hotter" as the hour gets later, northeast Iowa. Pre • school check Set for.Wednesday A pre-school check of all the children who will attend .kindergarten next fall in the Fayette Community school will *>e < held Wednesday, April 18. In order to enter kindergarten a child must be five years old on or before October 15, ! 1962. The following time schedule will be followed as closely as possible to prevent too much congestion and waiting for parents and children. Last names beginning with "A" - "L" -9 to 9:50 a. m. • Last names beginning with "M" - "R" - 9:60 to 10:40 a. m. Last names beginning with "S" , "2" - 10:40 to 11:40 a. m. Fayette track team won 4th place Saturday in the State Indoor Track Meet for class C schools. More than 70 teams competed In this class. The following boys placed in the meet: Larry Williams, third in the 50 yd. dash, 5.9 sec.; Randy Van Bogart, second in the 880 yd, run - 2:05.5; medley relay, Ken Butters, L. Williams, Lee Burns, John Tripp, fourth - 3:56; 880 yd. relay, Ron Pattison, Burns,, Butters, Williams, third - 1:42.2; mile relay, Ron Pattison, Burns, Trlpp, Butters, third - 3:45.2. Paper Drive The Annual Staff are sponsoring a paper drive, Saturday, April 14, from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. • • • If you want your, papers picked up phone 262 from >9 a. m. 1 to 12- noon, Phone 5 from 12 noon to 5 p. m. All proceeds will go toward the 1962 annual.:

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