Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on May 3, 1962 · Page 1
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Thursday, May 3, 1962
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C of C plans sales Events for 2 months jJcpl. of Hist. & Archivw DCS Moin.es, 19, Iowa -j Sales promotion for the months of May and June were discussed at the monthly meeting of the Fay- ^tte Chamber of Commerce last Thursday night. About 40 persons pttrnded the dinner meeting at the Coffee Nook cafe. The promotion for May, as outlined by vice president C. R. Lewis, will be "pancake day" on Saturday, May 19. The event will feature pancakes and all the trimmings, and the celebrated Aunt Jemima. Mr. Lewis stated that free pancakes and sausage will be served from 9 a. m. to 4 p. m. on that day. Serving will probably be done inside a building, rather than outdoors on Main' Street as was previously announced. The site where the serving will take place will be announced next week. All of the help in the preparation and serving of the pancakes will be provided by merchants and their wives, under the supervision of Aunt Jemina. The majority of the mrechants will also plan a special sales campaign to coincide with the free pancake event. Mr. Lewis also stated that plans are under way for a "dog day" promotion, to be held on Saturday, June 23. The feature of this event will be a parade of all pet dogs in the Fayette area, with prizes being awarded. More specific plans for this event will be announced at a later date. Vic Dahl, chairman of the development committee, stated that Viking end coach Is banquet speaker Darrel Brewster, offensive end coach of the Minnesota Vikings, will be the guest speaker at the Upper Iowa university athletic banquet on Thursday May 3, in the Colgrove-Walker auditorium beginning at 6:30 p. m. The banquet will honor the 55 letter winners and six pheerlead- ers who received awards this year. Brewster is in his second year of coaching after an outstanding career as a pro with the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steel- ers. He will review the Vikings' his committee hns been attempting IT b-ing a dentist to Fayette, and r-xD"cts to have more to report in the near future. The program for the meeting featured John Hofmeyer, who explained the courts and judges issue which has been receiving considerable discussion. Mr. Hofmeyer urged those present to vote in favor of the new plan in the June primaries. Earl Schneider, president of the Chamber of Commerce, presided over the meeting. The Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland Volume 48, Number 18 Thursday, May 3, 1962, Fayette, Iowa Fantasy theme for lumnr cnniAr JUnlOl " 5611101 "Fantasy of the Sea" was the theme used by the Fayette high school junior class for the junior- senior banquet and prom, which was held Saturday evening. The 6:30 p. m. banquet, which consisted of a three-course meal prepared by the mothers of the junior class members, was held in the Farm Bureau building. The invocation at the banquet was given by the Rev. Lowell Shekleton. Ken Butters gave the welcome for the junior class, and Ann Austin responded for the seniors. Two selections by the boys' quartet made up part of the program, along with a solo by Larry Keig. The class prophecy was given by Mike Gaynor, and the class will by Dayna Dumermuth. Superintendent Dean Curtis spoke to the juniors and seniors briefly, and the benediction was given by the Rev. Jerry Wolcott. The dance was held at the high school gym. Decorations were in the senior colors of mint green and silver. inaugural season in the National Football League and will try to answer any questions that local grid fans have regarding the club's future. Dick Westerfield, West Union, will be master of ceremonies. Special guests for the banquet will be the Upper Iowa Athletic Department staff and area newsman and broadcasters. The public Is cordially invited to attend the banquet. Tickets may be purchased at the door or from any Upper Iowa university letterman at $1.50 each. Four Pages This Issue School district plans Letting for new bus Break-in, theft and Speeding cases told A rash of law violations took place in Fayette during the past week resulting in theft, > a break-in, and damage to a car. Early Sunday morning, April 22, entry was gained to the Sworn- ley D-X station by breaking a window, and cash, cigarettes and a flashlight were~ stolen. The stolen goods was recovered, however, and police believe they have a lead on the thief. Friday night, the hub caps were jstoleitpff two cacs^la. Ea^ette. information has -been i>btainec the hub caps or thief as yet. Also on Friday night an Upper Iowa university student, William Brown, was apprehended by the Sumner police after a 100-mile-an- hour chase in a car belonging to Rev. Lowell Shekleton. The Rev. Shekleton had reportedly loaned the car to Brown. Sumner police spotted Brown apparently speeding through town, and gave chase. He was taken into .custody about six miles west of Fayette when he lost control of the car and ran into the ditch and through a barbed wire fence into a field. He was charged with reckless driving, in a J. P. court in Sumner. There was about $500 damage to the Shekleton car. • THE DECORATIONS AT the "Daffodil Ball" last Friday night In the Colegrove-Walker auditorium are shown In the picture above. Some of the dancers are also pictured just before the end of the dance. Fayette thinclads BaCCQ/OUrea/e Sew'ces, Win past 2 meets Commencement in gym Leader poll asks What Fayette needs There is always a great deal of speculation as to what Fayette needs and what would be good for the town. Everyone has his or her own opinion, and so the Leader is conducting a poll to find out what the needs are. In the list below, check the things that you feel are needed in Fayette. On a separate piece of paper write your reasons why, and also list any other things that might be needed. Then mail both lists to the Leader office. Names need not be signed, nor will not be used unless requested. Dentist More retail stores ...—Bowling alley Golf course ......More recreation More lighting . .Pace lifting in the business ,: district .Sales promotions JFull time library $ . hour police protection liking lots .Forking Itaaits or meter* .Daylight savings time A.A.U.W. members to Entertain at brunch At the last meeting of the Fayette A. A. U. W., the changing status of women, Eskimo, French, Japanese, Russian, Indian, and Arabian, was presented as a panel discussion. Next event on the calendar is the brunch to be given in honor of senior women graduating from U. I. U. The brunch will be held Saturday, May 5, at 10 a. m. in the Dickman Recreation hall. The committee for the breakfast is composed of Mrs. Wayne Thompson, Mrs. Richard Adams, and Mrs. Edward Bradley. The 56 senior women invited are all eligible for membership in A. A. U. W., which is an international organization, since U. I. U. was accredited by national headquarters in Washington D. C. last summer after a representative had visited the school and taken her report back for national approval. All present members cordially invite the senior women to attend. Several members of the Fayette branch of A. A, U. W. attended the 21st bi-ennial convention of the state American Association of University Women at Mason City, Thursday, Friday and Saturday of last week. The out-going president, Mrs. Esther Liffring, and the incoming president, Mrs. Charles Nairn, were delegates with Mrs. Harold Boulton and Miss Rachel Van Cleve attending as alternates. Miss Helen Monserud. chairman of the local program committee also represented the Fayette branch. The Fayette track squad placed first in both the Bulldog Relays at Monona and the Comet Relays at Charles City this past week. In the Bulldog Relays on Wednesday, April 25, there were 17 teams entered, and the Fayette boys came out on top with 51 points. Strawberry Point placed second with 33 V&, and Sumner third with 32% points. In the Comet Relays on Friday, April 27, the Fayette boys placed JSp_~,first,with 39 points. , •on,--• x.- BUHOOO itenfys 440 yd. relay — Third — Bob Hubbell, Duane Oelberg, Gary Campbell, Bill Chase. 880 yd. relay — First — Larry Williams, Ron Pattison, Ken Butters, John Tripp. Medley — Second — Butters, Chase, Williams, Tripp. Two mile relay — First — Dennis Tope, Tripp, Ron Maxson, Randy Van Bogart. Mile relay •- First — Williams, Maxson, Patt.son, Butters. 220 yd. dash — Fifth — Ron Pattison. 880 yd. run — First — Van .Bogart. Football throw — First — Mike Gaynor. Pole vault — Second — Ron Timmermnn. Comet Relays 880 yd relay — Tie for first — Pattison, Tripp, Butters, Williams. Two-mile relay — First — Burns, Tripp, Maxson, Van Bogart. Medley — First — Butters, Pattison, Williams, Van Bogart. Mile relay -- First — Williams, Pattison, Tripp, Butters. Freshman 100 yd dash — 4th — Bob Hubbell. In the Cornell Relays at Mt. Vernon, April 14, the Fayette boys placed first in two events and third in two events. Butters, Tripp, Williams and Van Bogart placed first and set a new meet record in the medley relay with a time of 3:51.7. The two mile relay team comprised of Tripp, Maxson, Butters and Van Bogart, also placed first with a time of 9:09. Pattison, Van Bogart, Butters and Williams made up the 480 yd. shuttle relay team and placed third in 1:04.7. The mile relay team also placed third in 3:53.5. Maxson, William, Tripp and Pattison were the runners. sessions To be offered Upper Iowa university will again offer two five-week summer sessions of college study this year, it was announced today by Wilson C. GiU, registrar. *r-" '"• The first session will begin June 4 and end July 7, with the second session beginning on July 9 and ending on August 10. Summer commencement exercises will beheld on August 9. A maximum of six hours of college credit may be earned in each session. Gill stated. Gill commented that classes this summer will run longer, hut will still be confined to five days a week. In addition to the college-credit summer sessions, the University will again offer its regular reading improvement program and enrichment program for gifted children. Three workshops will also be offered: English workshop for teachers, June 11-22, 2 semester hours credit; Reading Institute, June 2530, 1 semester hour credit; and Education of Exceptional Children, July 16 - 27, 2 semester hours credit. Further details on any of the programs may be obtained by contacting the Director of Admissions at Upper Iowa university. The large graduating class of I lie Fnyelte Community high school this year will nccesitate holding both the baccalaureate and commencement ceremonies in the high school gym. There are 41 seniors in the graduating class. Baccalaureate services will be held at 8 p. m. Sunday, May 13. The Rev. Richard Jamieson will give the invocation and benediction, and the Rev. Lowell Shekleton .,01 «— ~~r ..ram -BpeaKer; Dr. Eugene Garbeo will be the speaker for the commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 17. The program will begin at 8 p. m. Awards and presentations will be made, and diplomas will be presented by school board president H. H. Jones. Safefy lane Prize list Near $100 Approximately $100 in prizes will be offered to motorists who receive a safety chek sticker for their car in the third annual safety lane Friday, May 18. Chairman Ronald Ash stated that all drivers whose car passes the Inspection will receive a "safety chek" sticker for the windshield and will be eligible for the prizes. The safety lane check will be held from 10 a. m. to 8 p. m. on Friday, May 18. From 10 a. m. to 12 noon the lane will be set up on the street north of the Upper Iowa gym, and from noon to 8 p. m. on the street west of the Lutheran church. Mr. Ash stated that since the lane will not close until 8 p. m., the drawing for prizes will be held on Saturady afternoon at 3 p. m. on the bank corner. The drawing will be in cooperation with the Aunt Jemlnia promotion, and winners must be present to claim their prizes. The sa'ety lane check is an annual event sponsored by the Fayette Lions club. Merchants who will offer prizes are: , •' Heineman Texaco, Earle's Standard, Harry's Cities Service, Ed To meet Thursday The Idle Hour Grandmothers club will meet Thursday afternoon, .May 10, at the home of Mrs. Walker Briggs. REGULAR MEETING The regular meeting of the Fayette American Legion and Auxiliary will be held in the Legion hall at 8 p. m., Thursday, May 3. 3 days in Chicago The' Fayette Community high school seniors and their chaperones will leave at 2 a. m. Sunday for their annual senior trip to Chicago. They will return about 10 p. m. Tuesday. Supt. Dean Curtis stated that the group will arrive in Chicago early Sunday morning. They will tour the Brookfield zoo, attend church, and then have a tour of Maxwell street, skid row. and other places of interest. On Monday they will visit several museums, the Merchandise Mart, do some shopping, and attend a stage play. Tuesday will also be spent making tours and visits. The senior boys and girls will be segregated this year in hotels about two blocks apart. The five chaperones include: Mr. and Mrs. Curtis, Mr. and: Mrs. Earl Fowls, and Eldon Peters. itral Plan spring musical Students of the West Central high school at Maynard will present their spring musical "Bells Are Ringing", on Thursday and Friday, May 10 and 11. The program will begin at 8 p. m. each day. Students included in the cast are: Paul Thompson, Donna Fortune, Lois Albrecht, David Hoehne, Fred Jens, Gary Gamier, Dennis Bachman, Patty Shadle, Judy Claxton, Laurel Woods, Teresa Bartels, Sue Carey, Clyde Trotter, Lee Buhr, Steve Arthur, Steve Kaune, Mark Arthur, LaVern Wegner, Mary Ann Hamilton, Rick Judas, Jane Ashby, and Joan Bachman. Tickets .to the musical may be purchased at the door. Admission price will be $1 for adults, 75 cents for students, and 50 cents for children. 4th district Legion, Auxiliary conference More than 4(K) members of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary are expected to attend the spring conference at Osage on Tuesday, May 8. The Fourth District is composed of the following 12 counties: Alla- makco, Buchanan, Cerro Gordo, Chickasiiw, Clayton, Dclware, Fayette, Floyd, Howard, Mitchell, Winneshiek und Worth. The American Legion sessions will be held in the American Legion hall. The Auxiliary will meet in Our Savior Lutheran church. Registration for both organizations will begin at 9 a. m. The Legion will conduct a service school during the forenoon to be directed by R. J. Laird, department adjutant, and Glenn Dugger, assistant department adjutant. Dr. J. S. Hopkins, of Oelwein, district commander will preside at the Legion sessions and Mrs. Robert Leeman of Guttenburg, district president, will conduct the Auxiliary meetings. . agfler, Knight's Hardware, Mullins Spent Shop, Lucy's Garden of Eatin, Les's Service, Bill's Super Valu, Lewis 5 cent to $1 store, Zabriskie's garage, Smith and Son grocery, Daniels Drug, Harper's Plumbing and Heating, Doc's barber shop, Dumermuth and Fay. Gay's barber shop, Fayette Leader, Singer Plumbing, Thayer's Furniture, United Construction Co., Chase's I G A, Peoples Natural Gas, Earl Schneider Insurance, Nutri - pak, Vera's Dress Shop, Lloyd Pattison and Sons, Coffee Nook cafe, Wilke and Wilke, Ott's Drive In, George's Lunch, and the Fayette Insurance Agency. Members of the Fayette Community school board decided Monday night to ask for bids on a new school bus, to be purchased prior to the fall term pf school. The new bus will replace a~. 1952 model 42-passenger Chevrolet. The old bus, however may be retained and used on special occasions. Bids will be opened at the school house at 8:15 p. m., "Monday, May 14. The board also voted to have M. G. Stebbens of Oelwein audit the school district books sometime in July, at a cost of between $150 and 3200. Supt. Dean Curtis told the board members that Humphry Dairy of West Union had requested the school's milk business for the coming school year. Sanitary Dairy of Oelwein has been supplying the school milk the past several years. The board decided that unless Humphry Dairy would supply the milk at a lower price no change would be made. Supt. Curtis also presented copies of the state fire marshall's report concerning the school buildings. The report stated that the shop building is not approved for classroom or activity use because of the rundown condition. It also recommended that ventilating hoods, grease filters and outside vents be installed for cooking ranges in the kitchen. Also that some windows be replaced with wire glass, and that a door be cut between classrooms in the gym. The board voted to pay George Capell $672 for teaching the drivers education class half days from May 29 through July 25. There will De 16 students in the class. They also voted to pay Milt Kremer'flSIHor ' coathfrMt'the. " ~ Luncheon for the Legion will be ut the Legion clubrooms, and for the Auxiliary at Our Savior's Lutheran church. During the afternoon sessions there will be election of new district officers for the ensuing year. The joint evening banquet for the Legion and Auxiliary will be held in the Legion hall promptly at 6:30 p. m. Principal speakers for the evening banquet program will be M. D. Coffey, department commander, and Mrs. Roy H. Wheat, department president. There will be dancing following the evening banquet. All Legionaires and Auxiliary members are invited to attend the conference and banquet. Political emphasis day To feature both parties Telephone company To send monthly bills The Fayette County Mutual Telephone Co. has adopted a new system that of sending monthly bills to subscribers. • ( The monthly billing went into effect on May 1. Telephone bills are then payable by the 15th of each month. Mn-. Ed Gooder, secretary and manager of the local office stated the new system was put into effect in response to requests from many area telephone users, Political Emphasis day, an annual event for the Political and Social Issues club is scheduled to be held on the Upper Iowa university campus on May 4, it was announced today by Dr. Charles Clark, Maltbie professor of government. Speakers for the day-long event will address the Upper Iowa student body and high school students from surrounding area high schools who have been invited to participate in the program. The morning activities will begin with opening remarks and announcements by William Dunne, sophomore of Troy, New York, president of the PSI club. The official welcome will be given by Wilson C. Gill, professor of history and political science at U. I. U. Judge W. H. Antes of the Thirteenth Judicial District of Iowa, will give the keynote address. Three candidates for nomination to the U. S. House of Representatives from the Second Iowa District will also address the group: They are: Honorable James E. Bromwell ( Rep. ), Incumbent, Cedar Rapids; Honorable Frank W. Less (Demo), Attorney of Cascade, Iowa; Honorable Vearl McBride ( Rep. ), Fayette, Iowa. A special feature of the program is a panel discussion by a group of high school seniors, moderated by Miss Marilyn Hoffman, sophomore political science major from Des Moines. Discussion will be followed by questions from the audience. The afternoon activities will be climaxed by an address by Dr. John R. Schmidhauser, professor of political science, State University of Iowa. Dr. Schmidhauser is a well-known teacher, lecturer and author. Among his principal books are: "The Role of the Supreme Court as Final Arbiter in Federal- State Relations" ( 1958 ) and "The Supreme Court" ( 1060 ). He has contributed to various law and political science journals. The audience will be given an opportunity to question Dr. Schmidhauser. 1 to the end of July. Supt. Curtis 'told the board that'' Robert McCormack and Eldon Peters had requested to be considered for the job of regular bus drivers next fall. The board voted to consider them for substitute drivers along with several Upper Iowa student applicants. Mr. Curtis also reported to the board that a total of $321.50 in student book rental has not as yet been paid this year. The board decided that no student will be allowed to rent books next fall unless their past book rental bills have been paid by the end of this term. Those students will then be required to purchase their own books next fall. The board also voted to increase all book rentals 50 cents next fall. At present the book rentals would bring in about $2,548 if they are all paid. About $2,800 was spent for books this past year. Mr. Curtis also informed the board that a new 21-inch lawn mower is needed for trimming purposes. He was instructed to confer with custodian Harold Johnson and decide where to buy the mower. The board voted to pay secretary Ronald Kocher $35 to take the school census in the Fayette district in June. Supt. Curtis reported to the board that contracts have been signed with Mrs. Karen Squires to teach second grade and Mrs. H. H. Jones to teach kindergarten next fall. He also stated that there are two vacancies yet to fill, that of third grade teacher and a high instructor for llth and 12th grade English, French one and two, dramatics and speech. Don Black, Upper Iowa graduate, was also signed to teach eight and ninth grade science and assist in coaching. Mrs. Frank Bright and Mrs. Arnold Heth were re-hired by the board as cooks for the hot lunch program for another year. April birthday club Held annual dinner The April Birthday club met Saturday April 28, with Miss Anna Wilson for their annual dinner and program. Mrs. Johanna Harrison was in charge of two interesting contests, one a cake contest, the other a dog contest, with prizes being given. Officers elected were Miss Harriett Ranney, president; Mrs. Bernice Wood, vice-president; and Anna Wilson, secretary and treasurer. The 1963 meeting will be with Mrs. Katherine Sinnott, assisted by Mi-s. Maude Mizner. The program committee will be Mrs. Harrison and Mrs. Ed. Campbell.

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