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Sept. of Hist. & Arch -v<s Moinf-s. 10, lo-- The Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland Volume 48, Number 24 Thursday, June 14, 1962, Fayette, Iowa Six Pages This Issue THE DEMOLISHED CAR which Injured two young men last we«k U pictured above. James Mangan and Gerald Garlett of Chicago were Injured when their car went out of control on the detour south of Fayette. County delegates to Attend 4-H conference Whose Farm Is The Mystery Farm? Fathers again subject ^_____^_^^^^__^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_^^^^^^^^^^^^_^^^j^—-_^_-__-^|_||^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^fF J In contest for youngsters Twelve 4-H boys and girls with two leaders from Fayette county will attend the 1962 Iowa 4-H conference at Iowa State university, June 12 - 15, reports County Extension Associate, Harold L. Boulton. Delegates will join more than 1.200 other 4-H'ers at the 4-day joint conference. The county delegation will include: Gary Gamier, boys' 4-H county president; Judy angerman girls' 4-H president; Ann Gilmer, Harlan N. R. G. 4-H club, Maynard; Frances Burington, West Union, Union Busy Beaverettes: Lorraine Koch, Hawkeye, Alpha Clover Leaves; Eileen Kuhens, Denny to direct Annual art fair Richard Leet, president of the Northeast Iowa Art Association, announced today that Paul C. Denny, Jr., assistant professor of art at Upper Iowa University, will be the director of the second annual Northeast Iowa Art Fair. The Fair, will be held June 24 from I to;S ,p. m. on the north shore of .wgfe* Oehvein. Mr. Denny will be assisted in handling the display facilities by Paul Kuhns, Dwight Schneider and Bob Fickle of Oelwein. Publicity for the event will be handled by Betty Boulton of Fayette and M. James and Mary Beth Jaggard of Oelwein. Art work to be exhibited,, will be by members of the Northeast Iowa Art Association and most of the pieces shown will be available for purchase. .There will also be demonstrations by the artists in different art medias. Mr. Denny started the First Art Fair at the University of Wichita and was director of the Wichita Fair for three years before moving to Iowa. With the support given to last year's art show, and with the many new members of the Association," said Denny, "this year's Art Fair looks like it will be larger and better." "We look for the continued support of the people in Northeast Iowa to make this year's Art Fair another success." Wadena, Wadena Wonder Workers; Rosemary Andrew, Oelwein, Jefferson Good Luck; Charles Porter, Fay tie, Windsor Spark Plugs; Paul Clark, Fayette, Harlan Livestock; Joe Gibson, Fayette, West- liold Whirlwinds; Paul Grafenberg, W»'st Union. Eldorado Eagles; Rodney Graf, West Union Eager Beav- f s 4-H club. This will be the first joint conference ever held by 4-H members in the state. Nearly 40 years ago members of the boys' and girls club met together to discuss the state Program and elect officers, but these meetings were of a more simultaneous nature than joint functions. In recent years there have been separate 4-H boys' short-courses and 4-H girls' conventions. Highlights of the new conference program will include exploration of career opportunities in agriculture, engineering, home economics, veterinary medicine, and the biological. Physical and social sciences. Other parts of the program will encompass citizesship responsibility in a democracy, personal appearance and a festival of 4-H music and drama. Good attendance At Bible schools The Daily Vacation Bible schools at the four churches had very good attendance and three of the schools ended Friday., The Wesleyan Methodist school continues this week through Friday with a program at the church Friday evening. : Average daily attendance has been; About SO at the Wesleyan Methodist; 122 at St. Francis, 100 at the First Methodist, and Grace Lutheran students numbered about 70 daily. The closing program for First Methodist was held at the church at 10:30 a. m., Sunday, June 10, followed by a picnic at Klock's Island. The Grace Lutheran church also held their closing picnic at Klock's Island on Sunday. Cards win opening Conference games During the past week the Fayette Cards defeated Oelwein Sacred Heart and Independence to remain undefeated in the Register- land" Conference. The Cards, along with Oelwein Community and West Union lead the league with 2 and 0 records. In the Oelwein S. H. win Jim Timmerman got off to a shaky start giving up three runs in the first, but settled down and blanked S. H. the rest of the way. Fayette scored three in the second and the winning run in the third. Timmerman retired 17 men in order after the first. Hitters for Fayette were Jim Timmerman, Don Timmerman, Tom Butters, and Ken Butters. Hovie • Hubbell, only an eighth grader last year did an outstanding job as catcher in his first varsity contest. The score was 4-3. Monday night the Cards defeated Independence 5-0 on the local diamond. Winning pitcher Larry Will- lams faced only 22 batters which is one over par. He gave up three hits in going the route. Fayette scored in the first on a two run single by Tom Butters and Don Timmerman scored on an error by the Indee pitcher. The Cards added two more in the sixth on a booming two run triple by- Ron Maxson. Other hitters for Fayette were Don Timmerman, a single and triple; a single by Jim Timmerman; a single by Don Timmerman, and a double by Howie Hubbell. Fayette has had two outstanding pitching performances from J. Timmerman and Williams. Each won games in giving up only three hits to opposing hitters, striking out eight apiece, and neither issuing a base on balls. The Cards next game is tonight ( Thursday ) at Strawberry Point, Monday June 18, is the next home game with West Union. Free copy of mystery Farm picture to owner For making identification The picture above was taken of a farm somewhere in Fayette county, in the vicinity of the town of Fayette. The myster.jr farm pictures are t> series sponsored by the'Fayt.te Leader for the interest of its many readeni. If the owner of the farm pic- tut ed above will stop in at the Leader office he will receive free of charge a 5 x 7 glossy print of the. picture. There- is, nothing- te "Buy. All that is «jke3 <rf the owner is a little information so that the farm picture may be identic fied for the public the following week. Red Cross swim classes Begin this week at U.I.U. American Red Cross swimming classes started this week at the Upper. Iowa university pool. The: schedule is. as follows: June 11 through June 22, Clermont-Elgin. June 25 through July ,6; July 9 through July 20, West Onion. Swimmkjg classes for the Fayette. youngsters will • run from family season tickets will be available for a whole year for $15. As the year is half over a family season ticket will cost $7.50, and will be good from now through December. Individual season ticket price is $7.50 for a whole year. Anthony to head clean-up Campaign on hospital drive Fayette honor roll Members are listed The final six weeks honor roll and the honor roll for the year in the Fayette Community school was announced this week by the principal, Mrs. Florence Leese. The final six weeks honor roll includes: Seniors: Lee Burns, Dayna Dumermuth, Sharon Henry, Dennis Heth, .Larry Keig, Judy Langerman, Maurice McBride, Ronald Olson, JoAnne Quandt, John Tripp, Judy Tripp, Marge Webb. Juniors: Diane Ashby, Mary Austin, Kenneth Butters, Carol Clark, Hai-leyn Cue, Max Dilley, Kathy Keig. Sophomores: Sue Crafton, Rodrick Miller, Andrea Nadeau, Winnie Mae Zbornik. Freshmen: Arlene Friedly, Bar. bara Keig, Linda King, Dane McBride, Tom Schmidt, Holland Stoneman. Those listed on the year's honor roll were as follows: Seniors: Lee Burns, Dayna Dumermuth, Dennis Heth, Larry Keig, Judy Langerman, Maurice McBride, JoAnne Quandt, Jostin Tal' cott, John Tripp, Judy Tripp, Marge Webb. •Juniors: Diane Ashby, Mary Austin, Kenneth Butters, Carol Clark, Harleyn Cue, Max Dilley, Kathy Keig. Sophomores: Sue Crafton, Rodrick Miller, Winnie Mae Zbornik. Freshmen: Arlene Friedly, Barbara Keig, Linda King, Dane McBride, Tom Schmidt, Holland Stoneman. Fayette chlidf&n^nvhafe last name begins with A througn G we, to report to class from 8 - 9 a., m.; H through 0, 9 - 10 a. m.; and P thru Z 10 - 11 a. m. Junior and senior life saving classes started Monday June U, and will run through June 30. Class time is 1 p. m. through 3 p. m. There will be open swimming for everyone, every afternoon from 3 to S p. m. through June 30. Starting Monday, July 2 open swimming will be held from I to S p. m. Evening open swimming will be held Monday through Friday from 7 to 9:30 p. m. The fee for open swimming is 25 cents per person. This year 3-ring circus Scheduled for One-doy stand Earl Schneider, president of the Fayette Chamber of Convv- ,> today announced that the organization plans to sponsor the Sells Bros. 3 Ring Circus in Fayette on Monday, July 9. The show, a genuine, old time 3 ring circus "under the big top", and the first to play in many years, will give performances at 2:30 and 8 P. M. The site will be announced next week. Sells Bros. 3 ring circus presents over 30 feature acts in 3 rings, bringing all the thrills of circus day to young and old alike. The tent circus is not dead, and the Sells Bros, prove it with an outstanding array of talent from the four corners of the world. Aerial artists and wire-walkers snare the spotlight with jugglers, tumblers and clowns, while amazing animal actors cavot in all three rings to show that circus day is still the happiest holiday of the entire year. Dogs, horses, ponies, monkeys, bears, lions, and many more will hold the attention of the small fry, while the entire family will marvel at the performing elephants. Traveling on two vast convoys of motorized equipment, Sells Bros. Circus presents an all new show for the 1062 season. They boast a huge big top, completely fire and waterproof, with comfortable seating for thousands. No games of chance or gambling devices are , The third annual Father's Day contest, sponsored by Fayette merchants, is announced in this week's issue of the Leader. The contest is to nominate Fayette's outstanding father as "King for a Day", Each boy or girl in Fayette or the surrounding area is eligible to compete in the contest by writing in 50 words or less why his or her father should he "King for a Day". The entry blanks mi-st cither be deposited In the store of one of the sponsoring merchants, or mailed to the Leader office by noon, Monday, June 18. The youngster who submits the winning entry will receive a cash prize of $5, and his or her father will receive a prize of $10 in merchandise. The second best entry will receive $2 in cash, and the third best will receive $1. Fayette merchants and rrnfess- ional men who are sponsorTT^"Jie contest are: Ott's Floral and Gift Shop, State Bank of Fayette, Dnn- iels Drug, Harpers Plumbing and Heating, Coffee Nook, Hump's Place. Mullins Sport Shop, Ed Campbells Deep Rock Service. Fayette Insurance Agency, Beauty Box, Smith and Sons Grocery, Lewis Variety, Vera's Dress Shop, Upper Iowa university, Bill's Super Valu. Bells-Wright Funeral Home, Farm Bureau Insurance Agency, Fayette Leader. Concert Saturday The first band concert of the summer season will be held Saturday night, June 16, at 8 p. m. on the bank corner in Fayette. David Hamilton, band instructor, welcomes all alumni and friends 'who wish to play in the band during the summer months. Band practice is held every Thursday night at 8 p. m. at the Fayette high school. Summer Program To begin The girls summer recreational program will start on Monday, June 18, from 1:30 p. m. to 3:30 p. m. at the Fayette high school, it was announced today .by Becky Maxson, supervisor. The schedule is as follows. Monday and Wednesday - recreation for first through eight grade girls. Tuesday and Thursday, art and crafts for first, through eighth grade girls; Friday, games for sixth seventh, and eight grade girls. Proclaim soil, water Conservation week in Iowa, June 17-24 Governor Norman A. Erbe has signed a proclamation designating the week of June 17-24, 1962 as Soil and Water Conservation Week in Iowa. In signing the proclamation, Governor Erbe noted that Iowa has been richly blessed with a high percentage of the nation's grade A land. As a result all lowans, both rural and urban have a tremendous stake in how the state's soil resources are cared for. He expressed the desire that the people of Iowa will recognize the important work being conducted in each of the state's 100 soil conservation districts and make an effort to become more familiar with the program. The future state, both economically and otherwise, will depend on how well the soil and water resources are preserved, he said. sponsor draws attention to the fact that the famous Sells Bros. Circus is good, clean entertainment for the entire family. Buchheit elected District governor Mark Buchheit of West Union, a prominent northeast Iowa attorney was elected a District Governor of Lions International in Davenport, recently and will be a delegate to the International Lions Convention in Nice, France. Mr. Buchheit, well known in political circles, is a former Fay- teet County Attorney; a post Winneshiek county American Legion Commander; a judge advocate in the V. F. W.; Forty and Eight, and K. C.s and is listed in Who's Who and the National Social Register. In 19C1 Buchheit served as Deputy District Governor; District Rally chairman, Candy Day District chairman and State Lions Parliamentarian. Careful driving awards Five bus drivers for the Fayette Community school have qualified and received careful drivers awards from the Iowa State Department of public Instruction. Those receiving the awards were: '> Claude Smith, Jr. David Hamilton. f Terry Mullins, John ...Cooper ami -'•'. Jerome Wledemaa. , "in order to qualify for this award, a driver must have driven a shool bus for a minimum of 29 weeks during the school year without an accident involving personal injury or property damage. Receives promotion Wave Bonita K. Pfeiffer, yeoman third class, U. S. N., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Pfeiffer of Fayette, was advanced to the above rate on May 16, while serving with Training Squadron Two at Whiting Field Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Milton, Fla. Advancement is the result of passing a fleet-wide competitive examination administered last February. Enlist in army Three Fayette youths left recently for volunteer service in the armed forces. Each volunteered for three years in the army- Jerry Tann and Bob Page of Fayette, along with Richard Evans of Randalia enlisted on the high school graduate program, and left the first of June for Fort Leonard Wood Missouri where they will spend eight weeks in basic training. Tann will then go to radar school in Fort Monmouth, N. J. Page will train to be a crain and shovel operator at Fort Belvair, Va., and Evans will attend a tech school. Music club to hold Bake sale, Saturday The Fayette Music club will hold a bake sale Saturday night, June 16 at 7 p. m. The bake sale will be held on Main Street in a station- wagon. Anyone who has not already been contacted is welcome to contribute. All proceeds will go into the club treasury to help send two students to music camp. Clean-up project MAYNARD — Approximately GO men and boys of the community joined in the clean-up project of the Booster club at the park last week. Underbrush and dead wood in trees were cut out, stumps were removed to ground level and the lawn mowed to make the grounds ready for the season's games and picnics. Refreshments were served the workers by the club. Robert L. Anthony has been appointed to head the clean-up campaign on the Palmer Memorial hospital expansion drive in Fayette. The campaign for building funds, which began early this year, must be completed this summer, according to Wallace Breeding hospital administrator. Joe Wright was originally appointed Fayette chairman, but was unable to complete the campaign due to sickness. Mr. Anthony will be assisted by J8 volunteer%grkers who will con- tac^ all residents who have not been previously contacted this year. The volunteers will meet in the near future, and further-information regarding the,,drive will be published in the Leader at a later date. The projected program for the hospital expansion requires the sum of $250,000 to.be raised from the entire community. The funds must be available by this fall in order to proceed with the application for grant and aid. At present ¥212,000 has been subscribed. Mr. Anthony stated that he feels the entire community is concerned about the project, "and we can expect complete cooperation and participation in the program." The hospital project will give the community a 38-bed general hospital with complete surgical and new obstetrical facilities. It will also mean the upgrading of the' x-ray and laboratory departments and the establishment of new physical therapy and medical records .departments. Anyone who is not contacted within the next two weeks, and wishes to contribute to the hospital fund, may contact Mr. Anthony. -' T - Oectod president MAYNARD — Kay Dugan has • been elected president of the MYF 'of the Emmanuel Methodist church for the new. church year. Others ' elected at its meeting Sunday evening, June 3, were John Parsons, vice-president; Judy Simpson, secretary-treasurer; Judy Salman, re. porter; and the special secretaries; Ann Gilmer, faith and witness; Dick Dugan, outreach and citizenship; Joan Bachman, fellowship. Ann Gilmer was chosen as district representative. Will meet Tuesday TneTIome, Benefit qiub will meet Tuesday, June 14, at the home of Mrs; AHie-^Holtonan. Roll call is, ''How t %^My Husband." Mrs., Merle Durfey will have charge. oJ^twi program and Mrs. John fay and Mi-s. Pearl Dumermuth will provide the fun time. Funeral services held For Mrs. P. N. Sinnott Funeral services were held Wednesday June 6, for Mrs. P. N. Sinnott who died Sunday, June 3. at Elgin. Mrs. Sinnott was born Feb. 21, 1876, the daughter of William and Mary Follen. She was married Jan. 30 1895 to Patrick Sinnott at Mason City. They fanned all of their married lives in the Randalia and Fayette area. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a daughter, Bess. She is survived by four suns: William, of Mason City; Everett and Ralph of Randalia; Leo of Waverly; 10 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Funeral serices were held at St. Francis church in Fayette, with the Rev Lowell SheUeton officiating. Burial was in the St. Francis cemetery. Pallbearers were Jultus Wegner, Delbert Wegner, John BJUey, Dale Roberts, Dean Davis aj)d Caj-lton Knigbt. ENTRY BLANK — KEN-L-RATION KIDS' AMATEUR DOG SHOW — Sponsored by Fayette Chamber of Commerce Saturday, June 23 at 10 A. M. I wish to tnUr my dog In tht Km-L-Ratloo Dog Show. My Nanw li: My Addiw U: Phom No: Age: My Don't Name li: His (or htr) Ao« Is.... Yrs., —. Mos. My dog It (breed of dog, or predominant strain): All contestants must keep dog on leash and under control at all times. Every dog must beclean, combed and brushed, and wear license tag. Each contestant must be present with dog one half hour before show time. Each contestant to be accompanied by parent. Bring this entry bhink, properly filled out to anystore or present it at Registration Booth one-half hour before parade.