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LOCALS Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Werk, of Osage, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Werk, Ronnie and Melvin Baxter of Charles City, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Beny of Tripola, and the Howard Johnson family were dinner guests of Mrs. lna Johnson and Harold Sunday. —m— Anna Wilson, Madge Benton and Mrs. A. J. Fox called on Mary Elder Smith Tuesday afternoon at the Bakke Nursing Home in Oelwein. —•— The Rev. and Mrs. Norman Betke are- the parents of daughter born Friday morning, May 4, at the Sumner hospital. The Betkes now have three daughters. —• — Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dickinson have sold their farm at Lima to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pfeiffer. —•— Members of the Lima Ladies Aid took pot-luck dinner to the church Wednesday and cleaned the church and also the yard. —•— Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bass have purchased the Duane Nefsgar house west of the Lima store. —•— E. P. Vermazen is quite ill at the Schoitz Memorial hospital in Waterloo. Mrs. Vermazen is staying with him. —•— Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Glick came home Monday from visiting his daughter, the M. C. Starry's at Olin. —•— Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fobes, of Twin Lake plan to come Tuesday, May 8, to spend a few days in the parental Clarence Glick home. —•— Mrs. Ernest Wolfgram, of Westgate, was a Sunday afternoon visitor of Mrs. Mable Ostrander. Mrs. Katherine Gross was a dinner guest of Mrs. Ostrander. —e» — Sunday afternoon visitors of Mrs. Mildred Miner were the W. A. Schroeders, of Randalia, and the Kenneth Miners, of Maynard. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Miner became the parents of a son, Sunday evening May 6, at the West Union hospital. tending the Pastors' Workshop at Iowa City from Monday through Thursday. —•— Saturday evening visitors in the Frank Miller home were Mr. and Mrs. John Carroll, of Waverly and Mrs. James Miller and children. —• —• Mr. and Mrs. Fred Maurer were visitors Sunday in Clermont at the home of her mother, Mrs. Isabel Nelson and also at the home of her sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Loftsgard. Mrs. Eunice Johnson visited over the week-end at the home of her daughter, the Charles Franks family in Oelwein. Mrs. Johnson plans to leave May 10, to spend about a month with her son, Arnold in Portland, Oregon. —*— W. V. Clark returned home from the West Union hospital Friday where he had been confined for three weeks for treatment of a heart condition. —•— Relatives took pot-luck dinner to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rolande Gray Sunday following the Confirmation services honoring Sandra who was a member of the class and as a re-courtesy to celebrate the 30th wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs. Gray on May 8. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Tegtmeier and Linda; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Buemzow; Mrs. Eleanor Schnor, and Zatha Tegtmeier all of Sumner. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Marcene Gamm and children of Volga; Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Voshel, of Oelwein. —•— Week-end guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Duwe who were here especially to attend the Confirmation services at the Lutheran church Sunday were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Malone, LeClaire and Mrs. Lloyd Meyer and son, of Betten dorf. Other guests for Sunday dinner at the Duwe home to honor Sharon and Charlotte's confirmation were Mr. and Mrs. Sig Hope, of Clarmont and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Smith and family of Fayette. The Rev. Norman Betke is at- Friday evening visitors of Mrs. Hazel Rasmussen were Mrs. Charles McBride and Faye, of Randalia. The Rev. James Nelson, of Randalia Methodist church, will deliver the Memorial address at the Lima church at 2:30 p. m. Sunday, May 27. — • — Mr. and Mrs. Walker Briggs had dinner Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sprague, near Randalia. —•— Mr. and Mrs. Paul Davis returned home Tuesday from their winter's stay in Bradenton Beach, Fla. Mr. Davis entered the West Union hospital where he was to undergo surgery Tuesday morning. May 8. — •— Mr. and Mrs. Louie Sorge accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Sorge and boys, of Randalia, were callers at the Wesley Stohr home west of Westgate Sunday afternoon to view the destruction there, caused by Saturday nights' storm. Stohr is a nephew of Louie Sorge. Honoring tne Confirmation of Curtis Dumermuth Sunday, May C, guests were entertained for dinner at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eldred Dumermuth. They were Mrs. Mary Newman, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Jensen and Collin and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Connor and family, all of West Union; Mr. and Mrs.. Tom Osmundsen, of Castalia; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Andrea and girls, of Shell Rock; Mr. and Mrs. John Fay, Mrs. Pearl Dumermuth and the Rev. Norman Betke, all of Fayette. —•— Mrs. Frank Wood underwent surgery Tuesday at the West Union hospital for gall bladder trouble. —•— Mr. and Mrs. Harry Corkery spent this week-end with their daughter and family, the Tom Cains, at Winona, Minn. —•— Mr. and Mrs. Levi Gage are the parents of a son born Thursday, May 3, at the West Union hospital. He has been named Gilbert Edward. —*— Mrs. Claude Smith, Sr. had minor surgery at the West Union hospital. —•— Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Cousins were Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pritchard and Russell, of Anamosa; and Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Brunscheen and family, of Wyoming; also Mr. and Mrs. George Leggett and family, of Scotch Grove. Afternoon and sup per guests were the James Jach and Dale Skinner families, of Waterloo. —•— Those attending the funeral of Oscar Sykes at Maynard Saturday were Mrs. R. B. McCormack, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Turner, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Billings, Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Claxton, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Claxton, Mrs. George Zab rtskie, Mrs. Anna Holmes and Mrs. Mabel Porter. ! Center 4-H club meets The regular meeting of the Cen tcr Livestock 4-H club was held May 7, with Douglas G. Davis. Douglas G. Davis and Douglas D. Davis gave a demonstration on "Care of Camera and Livestock pictures." Bernard Oakes and Lyle Clefisch had a committee assignment, "Plans for the Tour." The Leaders checked the award books. The official entry blanks were returned from the Hoard's Dariymen cow judging contest. Lyle Clefisch won a first, with 318 points out of a possible 500. Ferrill Cockerham and Dale Clefisch were second with 308 points. Lunch was served by Mrs. Gerald Davis. TRY AN AD IN THE LEADER GARDEN TOOLS 12 different SALE PRICE lOt to $< DANIELS DRUG FAYETTE, IOWA Wherever You Go In the United States You'll Find Interstate Power Shareholders M THE BAGGAGE CHECKS TELL THE STORY! Every state in the Union has some of the 21,800 oommon stock shareholders of Interstate Power Company. • They are people from all walks of life, all occupations. They've invested their savings the American free enterprise way ... with confidence in IPC ... to bring you Modern Bleotrio Servioe . . . for Better Eleotrio Living. THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ELECTRIC INDUSTRY The Importance of tlx inmtoVowned Mimint of thi electric Industry to Ui« national economy li forcefully demonstrated tqr t MISM of statistics ieesntly compiled by th« Edison Electric Institute. Hon «t Mm* of too significant point* astsWsned by those statistic?. 1 ' The Investor-owned electric utility come* • ales have t larger MI capital Investment thai uy othir lad in by In America. At of Juno 30.19W, tall wet Marly S4Q NWofl and rtpnv Mated 12 por cent of all capital Invested In U. 5. , r v .r 2 The utility companies auk* « Urgor annual • Imwlawit In MW plant and equipment *JHM aty ettor Indutby In America, |o 1M1 tj* aoougted to •tout U .B billion. Over to put ttvM yean eoMtractlon wptndlturei of Ms} Inveitor-owMd electric compenles have »v> * PfM 10 per tint of iH MW construction for 3 The electric companies are substantial tax• payers., ranking first among ell Industries In total taut paid. Cunintly the companies are paying almost 12,5 Wilton annually to govern' ment, Taxes take about 24 cent* out of every dollar the companies receive from customers, 4 About 10 per cant of all personal savings • go Into tin Investor -owMd Industry for new" electric plan) construction. There are about four million direct shareholder* and millions of other Americana mho own in Interest )n elecWo companies Indirectly through Investments made by Insurance companies, savings banks, pension i Can't Believe It! They Can't Expect Any Carpet To Stand This TORTURE TEST THAYER'S FURNITURE OF FAYETTE Has Installed MONARCH CARPET COMPANY'S NEW "SPRING HILL*' 100% NYLON CARPET IN THE ENTRANCE TO "BILL'S SUPER VALU" in FAYETTE. NOW . . • For The Next 30 Days EVERY PERSON ENTERING AND LEAVING BILL'S SUPER VALU WILL WALK OVER THIS BEAUTIFUL GOLD COLORED CARPET . . • MUD . . . DIRT • . . CANDY AND ALL — Will Be Ground Into This Beautiful Carpet By The Feet of BILL'S CUSTOMERS. . • WE INVITE YOU To Come In and TRAMPLE — TRACK — and SCUFF This Carpet, and After It Is Completely Soiled . . . Beyond Any Possible Belief • . .Then THAYER'S WILL CLEAN V 2 — YES, . ONE-HALF OF,THIS CARPET And Return It To BILL'S SUPER VALU For You To See . . . And Swoon At- . . 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