Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on June 7, 1962 · Page 1
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Fayette, Iowa
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»•*.•" Two Fayeffe teams lake Honors in bowling league Dept. of Hist. & Moines. 19. The women's bowling banquet of the Night Cappers League was held at the West Union country club on May 28. Daniels Drug of Fayette won first; Farmers Savings Bank of Clermont second; Granneman Grain of West Union, third; and Vandersee Plumbing, of Fayette fourth. Individual high game honors went to: JoAnn Fette, first; Janita Dumermuth, second; Colleen Frey, third; and Phyllis Granneman, fourth. Individual high series: Jo Ann Fette, first; Betty Nims, second; Ella Thomas, third; Janita Dumermuth, fourth. High team game: Granneman Grain, first; Farmers Savings Bank, second; Daniels Drug, third. High team series: Granneman Grain, first; Vandersee Plumbing, second; Farmers Saving Bank, third. Local teams begin Summer baseball Fayette teams have joined the new "Registerland Conference" for high school and midget baseball this summer. The conference is sponsored by the Oelwein Register, with a trophy to be presented by the newspaper to the champion of the high school conference. Milt Kramer, high school baseball coach, will direct the high school team and Bill Prochaskn will handle the Midgets. Also in the high school conference are Independence, Sumner, West Union, Oelwein, Oelwein Sacred Heart and Strawberry Point. In the Midget loop, for boys born after June 1, 1946, teams besides Fayette are Oelwein, Oelwein Sacr- er Heart, Independence, Sumner and West Union. Independence, Strawberry Point and Sumner will play home games at 7:30 p. m., and the other teams will play home games at 5 p. m. Boys on the Fayette high school roster are: Lee Burns, Ron Maxson, Larry Williams, Dennis Bumgardner, Ken Butters, Mike Gaynor, Joe Gibson, Don Timmerman, Ron Timmerman, Dick Olson, Ron Pattison, Joe Smith, Jim Timmerman, Bob Hubbell, Tom Schmidt, Rollie Stoneman, Tom Butters, Curt Dumermuth, and Howie Hubbell. Fayette schedule is as follows, home games are in bold type: June 5 — Sumner June 7 — Otlwdn SH Jun* 11 — Independence June 14 — Strawberry Point June II — West Union June 25 — Oelwein June 21 — Sumner July 2 — Oelwein SH July 5 — Independence July 7 — Week of High School Sectional July U — Strawberry Point July 19 — West Union . July 26 — Oelwein Donna Daniels of Fayette and Patty Cowell of West Union had fie most improved average. New officers for the league next yenr were elected. They are, president. Beverly Vandersee; vice- president, Betty Nims; secretary, Ella Thomas; treasurer, Janita Dumermuth; sargcnt-at-arms, Phyllis Skenn. The Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland Volume 48, Number 23 Thursday, June 7, 1962, Fayette-, Iowa Six Pages This Issr £ i tOf TOD r ID "' Free copy of mystery Farm picture to owner For making identification Whose Farm Is The Mystery Farm? The picture above was taken Fayette Soil Conservation District r>5 u farm somewhere in Fayette has entered the IGth annual Good- county, in the vicinity of the year competition to select the nat- town of Fayette. The mystery ion's top 52 conservation districts, farm pictures are « series spons- according to Alfred Stewart of ored by the Fay<. .te Leader I r Oelwein, district chairman. the interest of its many readen.. Activities of the district will be if the owner of the farm pit- weighed against the performance tmed above will stop in at the of other districts in the state in Leader office he will receive free determining the outstanding dis- O f charge a 5 x 7 glossy print of trict in the competition sponsored the picture. There is nothing to ir. Hie Goodyear Tire and Rubber buy. All that is asked of the own- Company of Akron, Ohio. cr j s a little information so that A committee selected from a- the farm picture may be identi- m >ng the state's outstanding ag'i- fied for the public the following cultural loaders will name the week. sfsU 1 winniv. Aotivit'es during the — period from May 1, 19G2 through Ap il JiO, 1D03 will be considert-d. G/nnd award for the 52 districts selected nationally will be an expense paid, vacation study trip to Arizona in December, 1963 for one member of the dist-ict governing body and the individual nominated as outstanding cooperator in each winning district. The 104 men selected will be guests at Goodyear Farms, a 14,000-arce general farm operation on the Arizona desert near Phoenix. Mr. Stewart said the district's outstanding cooperator will be selected from among the 763 farm operators enrolled in the district program. Nationally, about 1,800,000 in 2,900 districts will be eligible for the grand award trip. of Former Maynard Teacher honored MAYNARD — Mr. and Mrs. Benton Harrison, his mother, Mrs. Johanna Harrison, and Mr and Mrs. Ralph Gilmer were in Center Point Sunday afternoon, May 27, to attend a program in the school gymnasium honoring Lula Belle McGinnis, one of its teachers. Miss McGinnis, who taught the second grade in Maynard Consolidated school in 1922-23, has been teaching in Center Point since leaving here. She is now retiring after 42 years in the educational field. She was presented a cash gift in appreciation of this service to the community. Harrison and Gilmer were two of her second grade pupils while in Maynard. Other members of that class were Albert Bachle, Hazel Bartels, Enid Caswell, George Caswell, Clarence Fullmer, Velma Gilley, James Keiple. Hazel Henniges, Ernest Hoth, Doris Kappmeyer, Ruth Koelling, Lester Kopp, Mary Leioer, Frances Mears, Gertrude Miehe, Neva Odell, Miriam Olsen, Myrtle Olsen, Rudolph Potratz, Kathryn Ranney, Adella Retake, Ralph Rueber, Kenneth Schumacher, Carol Sorg, Sara Stal- nacher, Ruth Suhr, Gerald Toland and Herbert Zumach. Register In Fayette county A county-wide registration arthritics at drug stores is being conducted June 11 through June 20 by the Fayette County Educational committee for the Iowa Chapter Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation. Mr. and Mrs. William Sutler, West Union, members of the committee,, are in charge of the registration at West Union, Fayette, Elgin, Clermont and Hawkeye. Mrs. Gerald R. Wetlaufer, of Oelwein, is in charge of the registration at Oelwein. Local drug stores are cooperating by giving place in their establishments for exhibiting the placards which contain a supply of free regisration postcards. Each arthritic is invited to take a card, fill out the questionnaire on the back, check if the monthly bulletin is desired, and mail the card to the Des Moines headquarters. Friends and relatives are urged to take postcards to those arthritics unable to get out. The public is also warned that this postcard registration, which is sponsored by the Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation, is often followed up by the promoters of quack '"cures" for arthritis, in the form of a telephone survey. On the telephone, these promoters falsely claim to be representatives of Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation, and seek thereby to gain names for their own lists. Arthritics are warned not to give information to anyone claiming to be making a telephone survey. Anyone having questions or requests concerning this postcard questlonaire or the work of the Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation is invited to contact Mr. or Mrs. Sutler. The Iowa Chapter, Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation is a member agency of the Fayette County United Fund and the Oelwein Community Chest. Bible school Classes are In progress MAYNARD — Daily Vacation Bible school classes began in all three local churches on Monday. June 4, and will continue for two weeks closing on June 15. "Learning About God" is the theme for study at the Emmanuel Methodist church with Mrs. Sam Holmes as the director. She is assisted by Mrs. Paul Harrison, Virginia Parsons. Linda Harrison and Mary Eldridge in the beginners department; by Mrs. Robert Dugan, Laurel Woods and Ann Glimer in the primary; and by Mrs. Kenneth Klink and Judy Simpson in the junior division. Classes are from 9-11 a. m. for all who will be in kindergarten through the sixth grade next fall. At the St Paul's Lutheran church classes are from- 9 -:11:3CI a, nt The theme is "The Apostles Creed" with the following as teachers: Loretta Hoeger for the- nursery class; Janice Peterman, kindergarten; Mary Erickson and Karol Turner, primary; Mary Ann Hamilton, juniors; Patricia Brandt, intermediates; and the Rev. Herman J. Brandt for instruction in the confirmation class. Carol Wegner, Marilyn Thomas and Charlene Erickson will assist in the three younger classes. Mrs. Herbert Hoeger and Mrs. Delbert Wegner and Mrs. Herbert Hoeger are working with the upper grades. Mrs. Donald Jellings is the superintendent of the school at the United Presbyterian church, the theme is "The Bible" and classes are from 9 - 11:15 a. m. Mrs. Ivan Gamier, Mrs. Kyle Kunkle and Marcia Gamier are in charge of the nursery class; Patricia Shadle, Karen Fish and Mallnda Nicholson, the kindergart- en'class; Mrs. Donald Mosher and Phyllis Alshouse, the primary group; Mrs. Allen Schwarz and Patty Lundry, the juniors. The Rev. Carl R. Carlsen is in charge of the junior high classes, Patricia Carlsen has supervision of the playground activities and Mrs. Merle Nicholsen is chairman of the mothers' serving committee. Fay and Goodell win Races for supervisor John Fay and Raymond Goodell won the race for the only contested offices in Fayette county in the 'primary election, Monday. County voters also voted in favor of the judicial amendment proposal, 22,020 to 1,412. ; Mr. Fay, was seeking the Fayette county supervisor'* post-for the County Republicans also gave Governor Norman Erbe a vote of confidence with 1,766 votes compared to 1,075 for William Nicholas. On the Democratic ballot, Harold Hughes won the gubernatorial nomination over Lewis Lint, 587-109. William Merkel, Democratic cand- ____________ __ r _____ - ti^r- term begmnlne Jan fFTOOf. alonr- 1date-for r sta^te ropreaenUUve tttta «Atty^ " ' ublican ticket was as follows: Hickenlooper, senator, 2,499; Hoover, senator 381; Erbe, governor, 1,766; Nicholas governor, 1,075; Mooty, Lieut; Gov., 2,473; Synhorst, Sec. State,; 2,455; Ahers, Auditor, 2,436; Abrahamson, Treasurer^ 2,434; Liddy^fec. Agr.. 1J15; Sfeft Pattan, JSesHrfigr., 808; Hultman, Fayette county, received 560 votes. Other county voting on the Rep- f Roof New superintendent of Yellow River forest Receives award MAYNARD — Ronald L. Bencke, who will be graduated this week from Wartburg college, Waverly, has been awarded the Wall Street Journal student achievement a- on earner John C. Rohde, radarman third class, U. S. N., son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard J. .Rohde of Route 1, Fayette, is serving aboard the attack aircraft carrier U. S. S. Oriskany, a unit taking part in Exercise Pork Barrel, a 10-day Navy training operation beginning, May 14, off the coast of Southern California. Some 25 ships and 20,000 men of the First Fleet are in the exercise which centers around a fast j _ .» • «» VM>IV ¥"»»\.»t \,vitwi<» aiyuiivi c* »cu»n ward, according to James ^Motnz carrier striklng force Opp08ed by of the business department. The SUDma rines and aircraft. At-sea presentation was made at the re- re pj enishment from various types cent banquet of the Business btud- of supp i y 8 hi ps fa another feature ent association. of p or k Barrel. Selection of the winner of this honor is based on senior standing, cumulative grade point of 2.3 or H i. , marina top 25 per cent, being an active neja annual meeung member of the B. S. A. and active The Lima Burial Grounds held in other student 'organizations their annual meeting Saturday while in' senior rank. He is the evening, June 2, Officers elected son of Mrs. Emile Bencke. were Mrs. John Kuhens, president; "';....'; Merle Durfey, secretary and treasurer. ... meet American Legion and Aux- will hold their, regular roon* thly meeting Thursday evening, Effective June 1, Jack McSweeny of Des Moines will be assigned as Supt. of the Yellow River State Forest, Allamakee county, the State Conservation Commission announced today. McSweeny replaces Milo Peterson who has been in charge of the Yellow River Forest for the past 25 years, besides supervising the State Forest .Fire Protection Program of the Commission. For the past three years Me- Sweeney has been with the State Office of the Commission as Assistant Superintendent of the Federal Aid Program. Peterson will take over the full time job of administering the Forest Fire Protection Program of the State. He will continue his "Smokey Bear" programs with schools in cooperation with rural and city fire departments and assist the Commission District Foresters, Conservation Officers- and . Park Officers in their fire protection programs. The Yellow River Forest is a 5,000 acre complex containing : some of the state's most beautiful scenery, tt la under development with" Robert Swehla 'and William Keig, won by a 125 vote margin. Fay received 1,096 votes, Swehla 971, and Keig 726. Goodell defeated Herbert Cline for the 1963 term of county supervisor, 1,627 to 1,145. Voting for other county Republi- T- f AMr fnrmc in cans on the ballot was as follows: *U lUUi lUlllld III Doris Springer, county treasurer, 2,676; Odney Oelberg, county recorder, 2,630; Walter Saur, county attorney, 2,659. • The annual tour, sponsored by the Fayette county Beef Producers association is planned for Monday, July 16. The tour will be into Grant county, Wis., and only 115 tickets are available. The tour will include the following stops. Lyle Blackbourn farm, Cassville, outstanding Angus herd; Udulhaven and Sons farm, Bloomington, Angus cattle; Roger Biddick, Livingston, 1,000 head on feed with automatic system; Ted Griswold farm, Livingston, polled Hereford uosv herd; Bud Wieland farm, Lancaster, 300 to 500 cattle on feed with automatic system. Anyone who wishes may go on the tour. However, tickesls will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. Tickets may be purchased from any of the following board members. Louis Dempster, Arlington; Don Hartz, Maynard; Paul Harrison, Maynard; Henry Davis, Oelwein; Emory Wilson, Oelwein; Joe Brady, Hawkeye; Floyd Frieden, Elgin; Dale Halverson, West Union. Buses will leave Oelwein at about 6:30 a. m., July 16, and will make stops in Arlington and West Union. ... ., _________ Bromwell/^Congress, 2,466; Baringcr, State Representative, 2,342. Other voting on the Democratic ticket was. Smith, Senator, 597; Wolf, Lt. Gov., 592; Dever, Sec. State, 5G3; Conner, Auditor, 517; Gillette, treasurer, 590; Crawford, Sec. Agr., 567; Scalise, Atty. Gen., 547; Less, Congress, 555. A total of 3,576 votes were cast in the county, 2,880 Republican, and 696 Democratic. 42 persons Receive chest X-rays here The 16th annual Contact X-ray program in Fayetle county has been concluded according to Mrs. Paul Daniels, president of the Fny- ette County Tuberculosis and Health association. Forty two persons had cnest Xray taken while the mobile X-ray unit was in the county and interpretation of the films indicated IB of these showed findings suspicious of probable active, inactive or healed tuberculosis, or of activity undetermined. In addition six persons were found to have other chest abnormalities indicating possible tumors, heart conditions, cancer, .etc.,. which may need further medical ' - -attention. Eighteen persons were notified -that their X-rays were essentially within normal limits. The Contact X-ray Program is an effort to find unknown tuberculosis among persons who have been in close contact with someone with tuberculosis in a contagious stage. Funds from the Fayette County sale of Christmas Seals help defray the expense of the program. Mattie Peterson R. N., public health nurse, directed the program and interviewed those who have been in contact with an active case of tuberculosis. She made 54 calls to homes, taking case histories of 70 persons. These visits followed conferences with 22 physicians. The Contact Program is sponsored jointly by the Fayette County Association, the Iowa Tuberculosis and Health Association, and the State Department— 'of Health. It ..has the approval of the Fayette County About been searching for tuberculosis in this manner since 1937 when this program was started. West Central band 1 To begin concerts MAYNARD - West Central school band and its instructor, Karen Bartachek, plan to give its first series of summer concerts on the Saturday evenir.gs of Juiic 9, 16 and 23, at Westgate, Maynard and Randalia respectively. Saturday evening, June 30, will be open as a date in case of rain on any of those nights. Rehearsals will be in the band room at the Maynard school at 7:30 on the Thursday evening preceding each concert date. Former band members, parents or anyone in these communities or school district who can play an instrument will be welcome and are urged to participate in the concerts. Summer band lessons start the week on June 4 and continue for eight weeks through July 28 at both the Randalia and Maynard schools. Fayette 4-H'ers will Attend state camps Linda Niles will attend the State 4-H Conservation Camp and Gary Brownell the State 4-H Health Camp June 10 - 15 at the state 4-H camping center. Delegates attending Conservation and Health camps will receive training in camp philosophy, counseling and camping skills. They will receive some basic training, in leadership. Those attending Conservation camp will also, receive special training in conservation and those attending Health camp special training in health. The objective of the program is to help equip young people so they can give leadership in these areas in their county 4-H program. Fayette county reaches 41 per cent of goal in Freedom bond drive Mission Circle to meet . . One case was filed this week June 7 at 7:30 p. m., in the Legion In the Mayors court. Leo Patrick nicking, ..... * ' Reedy, intoxication, $45 and costs, outdoor act!' Grace Mission Circle will meet Thursday evening, June 7, at 8 p. as a n>ilUple-use area and will m. Roll call is a favorite verse provio^.troutfUhing, camping, pic- from the book of James. The Bible Iowa's Freedom Bond Drive was officially launched .on May 1 with a special appeal from President Kennedy to all citizens to buy an extra bond during May and June. Forrest Claxton. Fayette, volunteer county savings bonds chairman, reported that April sales of Series E. and H bonds in Fayette county amounted to $103,588, bringing the county's four-month total to $359,513 for 41 per cent of it-J Freedom Bond Drive quota. Sales in all of Iowa during April amounted to $8,978,901, boosting the state total for the first four months to $43,681,539 for 56 per cent of the Freedom Bond Drive quota. "The support of every citizen is needed to make this drive successful", the chairman said. "Buy County Easter seal Drive nets $1,204 MAYNARD The report of Mrs. Orah Patscy, chairman of the 19<J2 Easter Seal campaign in Marian township shows that of the 275 letters mailed, 7-1 were returned with contributions amounting to $110. After deducting expenses of $l).lir> thore WHS turned over to the county fund $77.75. The -Knyettu county report just released from the office of Johnson and Saw, county attorneys, Oelwein, shows that 6607 letters were mailed, contributions from the 1298 returned were $1347.09, expenses amounted to $142.26 leaving a net income of $1204. 83 which was forwarded to the Iowa Society for Crippled Children and Adults Inc. One of the recently established programs of the Iowa Society is the residential camping at Camp Sunnyside between Ankeny and Des Moines. It is now possible to make Memorial gifts to the Society for the benefit of the handicapped in support of this program. Appropriate memorial cards are now available from township chairmen or in funeral homes. According to Ray L. Schwartz, the director of Development Service, "All gifts will be placed in the special memorial fund to help build useful, satisfying lives for those who need that help so much". Two youths injured In crash on detour A one car crash on the detouti south of Fayette Saturday evening hospitalized two young men, one in critical condition. James R. Mangan, 19, of Chicago, III., who was to have been best man at the wedding of his brother Roger and Alice DeLong in Maynard Saturday night, is in critical condition in a Rochester Minn., hospital. A passenger in the car, Gerald Garriett of Chicago, is in fair condition in the Palmer Memorial hospital in West Union. The accident occurred on the detour just south of Fayette where the new highway 150 by-pass is being constructed. Mr. Mangan was rushing back to Fayette for something he had forgotten. The car reportedly went over a 10 foot embankment and about 45 feet through the air before it smashed into the ground on its nose, and then flipped over. Garriett was thrown from the car, and Mangan was hanging out of the car, with only his feet inside. The wedding took place as scheduled at 8 p. m. Saturday evening. AJvie Kelly, West Central coach, resigns MAYNARD — The resignation of Alvie Kelly, girls' basketball coach and industrial arts Instructor at the West Central Community school, has been accepted by the board of education. Kelly resigned to accept the position of head girls' basketball coach at Central City for next year. He will remain at West Central for the summer to teach driver's training. Mr. and Mrs. Kelly and their five children plan to move to Central City some time in August. Services held Saturday For Imogene Stevenson Funeral services for Mrs. Imogene Stevenson, 87, were held Saturday at 2 p. m. from the Belles- Wright funeral home with Rev. Jerry Wolcott officiating* Mrs. Stevenson died at the Edgewood Nwsing home where she had been about six weeks,. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Cobb, early Iowa pioneers the widow of the attorney, 0. W. Stevenson who died in 1944. She lived her entire life in Fayette. Survivors are a sister, Mrs. Riley Rich, who is in a nursing home in Arizona, one niece and two grand nephews, Walter Hoskinson of Indiana and a nephew in Japan. Burial was in Grandview Cemetery, Fayette. Maynard.bank gives Free ice cream cones The Maynard Savings bank is again observing June dairy month by giving free ice cream to their patrons. Everyone is invited' to stop in at the bank and pick up a free Superintendent W. P. Truesdell ticket for an ice cream cone. The who tickets will be honored Wuiirlhf the month at a Maynard restaur- says applications from those and other various Study is "What God Has ,fo' gtore your extra bond now to help boost can teach industrial art* biology the i. For You after Death". our county over its quota." or social, studies are being received, ant.

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