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July 5, 1962

Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 1

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Cards win two; Still lead league De» Moines Dept. of Hist. & Archival i Des Molnes, 19, Iowa ._ j 1 During HIP past week the Fay(lie Cardinals won two games to lemain on lop of the "llegiste-r lind" conference. Oelwein Community is in second place, one 1 •;amc behind. On Thursday night the local team hreezed by Sumner 11-0 in five innings. Larry Williams hurled a three-hit shutout, giving up only two singles and a triple. He walked two and struck out six batters. Fay- <--tt pounded out 14 hits in the contest. Five Cards had two or more hits. Lee Burns (2-3), Jim Timmerman (2-2), Bob Hubbell (2-3), and Larry Williams (2-3). Ken and Tom Butters and Ron Timmerman each had one hit. On Monday night the Cards defeated Oelwein Sacred Heart at Oelwein, 5-2. It was a closely fought contest for six innings until the Cards exploded for four runs in the seventh behind the two-run single by Ron Timmerman, and then a booming two-run home run by Don Timmerman which cleared the right field fence. Larry Williams picked up his fourth win of the season against no losses by Cards will meet West Union in sectional The Fayette Cardinals are pitted against North of West Union in the summer sectional pairings ro- leased this past wick by the I%h School Athletic Union. The sectional will be played at Strawberry Point. Action starts July 9 :it 8 I), n. with the winner playing Strawberry on Wednesday, July 11 at fl p. m. Other schools in the Strawberry-Momma Sectional are: Oelwein. Community, Elkader, Sumner, Eastern Allamakee. Monona, Mar-Mac and Vnllry of Elgin. giving up only one hit to the Sacred Heart team. He ran into trouble in Hie se-U'iitli inning but Jim Timmerman came ;n and quickly put out the fire. Leading Fayetto's 11 hit attack was Don Timmerman with two doubles and a home run. Bob Hubbell and Tom Butters were each 2-3. Lee Burns, Jim Timmerman. Volume 48 Number 27 Ron Timmerman, and Ken Butters volume to, INUmoer LI each had one hit. After seven games Don Timmerman still leads the team in hitting with a high .517 average. Other averages are: Bob Hubbell (.455), Jim Timmerman (.391), Ron Timmerman (.350), and Tom Butters (.316). 4 /earns competing in Town baseball league The Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland Thursday, July 5, 1962, Fayette, Iowa Six Pages This Issue Tomorrow WE'H geT Contract to Oelwein firm The Fayette Community School District opened bids for the replacement of the two 45 year old boilers in the high school building and the conversion of the gymnasium boiler to a gas-oil burner at 2 p. m. Friday, Juns 29. Five contractors submitted bids with low being offered by Young Plumbing Co. of Oelwein. The low bid amounted to $9,420 for the boiler replacement and conversion plus an additional $1,890 for a gas burning water heater for the gym. Work will start immfdiotnlv on this project to enable its completion before the heating season comes. The circus is coming Carrying on the great American tradition of the tented circus. Sells Bros, famous 3 Ring Circus will come to Fayette on Monday, July 9 for two performances at 2:30 and 8 p. m. at. the Upper Iowa baseball field. The circus is being sponsored by the Fayette Chamber of Commerce. Everyone is urged to purchase tickets in advance from the local merchants. A town baseball league was formed last week for Fayette youngsters, by Bill Procnaska who is in charge of the boys' summer recreation program. The league consists of four tcnrm the Ynnkres, Giants. Tigors and Twins. Each team will play twice a week, and the games will con;:i<;| o f five innings. The games will be- played on the high school diamond. No more players will be added to I »• rosters withcii't the consent of M •. I'rochaskii. However, any boys who wish to play and have not been plar-prl on a team may contact him. Also, any fathers or interested sports fans who wish to help umpire the games may con- t<ift Mr. Prochaskn by phoning ::aa. Acto: ding to the league rules, each player present for the games in '.st be pormitled to play at least two innings. Managers for the four teams are: Twins - Tom Lamphier, Dennis Salmon, Steven Aanes; Tigers Curt Dumermuth, Sonny Salmon; Cia-ils - Tom Butters, Richard Ash; Yankee; - Kollie Stoneman, Tom Schmidt, John Hofer. A \ r> . game schedule has bern set up, :in(l more gnmrs will be scheduled if there is enough in- Midgets down Indees; Ti.ird conference win The Fayette Midgets won their third conference game Tuesday by iV.*uuti:iK Independence, 11-8, on t'v* local diamond. Fayette got off to a shaky start, with pitcher Tom Butters being tagged for eight runs in the second inning, before being relieved by George Salmon. Butters returned to the mound in the fourth inning and finished the game. His record now stands at 3-1. The local team is in second place in the Register-land conference, with a 3-1 record. tc.-est. Games will be played at 1 p. m. and 2:15 p. m. The schedule is as follows, with the home team listed second: Monday, July 2 — Yankees vs. Tigf-rs Giants vs. Twins Thursday, July 5 — Yankees vs. Giants Tige.'s vs. Twins Monday, July 9 -Giants vs. Tigers Twins \*. Yank es Tlv.Ksdnv, July 12 — Twins vs. Giants Tigers vs. Yankees Minday, July 1< — Giants vs. Yankees Twins vs. Tigers Thursday, July 19 — Tigers vs. Giants Yankees vs. Twins Four local men named To State convention The Fayette County Republican convention named four Fayette men as delegates to the Republican State Convention in Des Moines July 20. Representing Fayutte county from Fiiyette will lx> Dnn Kimball, Jack Beck, and Paul Templeman and Reuben Jones, Republican committeeman from Westfield township. The Convention also named two Fayette young people as junior delegates to the Convention. They arc Steven Aanes and Curtis Dumermuth. Each of Iowa's 99 counties select young people as junior delegates to attend the Convention as observers. TO MEET THURSDAY The American Legion and Auxiliary will hold their regular monthly meeting Thursday, July 5, at 8 p. m., in the Legion hall. There will be installation of officers. Kick-off meeting date set Memorial fo "Doc" Dorman will be Buill on Upper Iowa campus soon The kick-off meeting for the Dorman Memorial program in the town of Fayette will be held at 7:30 p. m. Friday evening, July 6, in the auditorium of the Colgrove-Walker building. Dr. Eugene E. Garbee and Ed Dugan, Jr., of Upper Iowa university will be on hand for the briefing and training session and to answer questions. Workers in the program will then select their prospects to visit. D. Dean Curtis, superintendent of schools, has accepted the appointment as chairman for the town of Fayette. Curtis, a 1950 graduate of Upper Iowa, played football for "Doc" Dorman during his four years in school. Dick Westerfield, West Union, the publisher of the Fayette County Union and vice-president of the board of trustees of U. I. U., is the Fayette County Chairman for the Dorman project. Others working on the program are: Robert Daniels, Otto Finger, Claude Smith, Jr., and Joe Wright. Gaylen Bierbower, E. A. Billings, Ed Campbell, Milt Kramer, Bill Dilley, Ed Gooder, Willie Langerman, Betty Boulton, Hod Johnson, Maurice Stoneman, Shorty Thomas and Virgil "Doc" Borchert. Stan Woqdson, Mary Bierbower, Robert Addy, John Fay, Bernard Pattison, Delbert "Dick" Streeter, L. C. Surfus, Vic Dahl, Jack Beck, Dorothy Stevens, J. P. Gaynor, John Hofmeyer, Lowell Langerman, Donald Kimball and Ivan Lindell. Since recruitment is still underway, additional lists of workers will be published as their names are receivefl. Plans for the Dorman gymnasium are being completed by Toenjes and Stenson, Waterloo, and will be ready for bidding on July 12. Interim financing has been arranged through the Central National Bank and Trust company of 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. stand- • tt \ tn u_ L_I j i ,i v i o ard swimming pool, wrestling *- ettin « .*° ™ ftel 5 _. y .. The Leader office has moved into new quarters and everything is one huge mass of disorganized confusion. All this week electricians, plumb ers and carpenters have been stumbling over each other t -\ ing to get everything in operation so the paper could come out on time Services held Wednesday For Mrs. F. B. Claxton Funeral services for Mrs. Forrest B. Claxton were held Wednesday, June 25 from Hie First Methodist church in Fayette, with the Rev. Jerry Wolcott officiating. Ruth Christine Dubbcrt was born June 15, 18W. at l.riu-ens, Iowa. Early in her childhood she moved to Fayette, where her father was on the faculty of Upper Iowa university. Later the family moved to Cedar Falls where she obtained most of her education, and was g -aduated from Iowa State Teachers college. After teaching for two years at Adair, Iowa, she was married to Forrest D. Cl.ixton at Cedar Falls on June 12. 1918. Thereafter, except for tinii- spent with her husband in military servue, she lived he-i 1 ttititv li r e in Kayette. She was vitally inti'irstrd in people and because »f this she was very active in many u/ganlzntions. She was a member of the First Methodist church where she had served as n -gunist and an active member of the 1 Women's Society of Christian Seivice, of which she was a P;ist Presid( nt and recipient of the 1 i'o Membe'ship pin. In the Ord • of the Kast.-rn Star she was a Pa t Grand officer and District instructor, in addition to having beoi Wo thy Matron in her local chapt-'". AITTIII; the other organizations in which she was actively interested were P.E.G., Shakespeare' Viub, American Association of Univers'ty Women, Fayette Woman's club, and American Legion auxiliary. She was interested in many things. Music was important in her life, and she taught and played the piano from her early youth. She was interested in anything of beauty, whether made by man or nature. She appreciated the flowers and birds, and dearly loved the scenery of Northeast Iowa. She was interested in everything and everyone about her, and desirous of helping wherever she was needed. She is survived by her husband, Forrest B. Claxton; one son, Forrest B. Claxton, Jr., of Dallas, Texas; and one brother, Karl E. Dubbert of Rochester, Minn. A daughter, Barbara Ann, preceded her in death. Those who were here to attend the funeral were from: Oelwein, West Union, Randalia, Viola, Clear Lake, Cedar Falls, Green Lake, Wis., Quinnesee, Mich., Wahpeton, N. Dak., Fergus Falls, Minn., Iowa City, Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Britt, Clermont, Mason City, Guttenberg, Houston, Minn., Decorah, and Maynard. as usual. And the editor has been making more frequent trips to the medicine cabinet for Iranquilizer pills in order to avoid a complete nervous break-down. In the moving process numerous things were unearthed, the possession of which had been completely forgotten. And more numerous things have been misplaced, most of wlii h art 1 Deeded in the everyday operation of the plant. Moving of any household or business is always quite n chore. But moving a newspaper plant is more so, because there are thousands and thousands of pieces, all of which must be in a cretain place for efficient operation. Kven Die type Ikv have their own particular spot, and after they have become accustomed to iK-'ing in one spot for years, n sudden move leave's them bewildered and slightly annoyed at having to take up new housing. They are no doubt the cause of many things being lost or misplaced, and until they are completely settled the plant will remain in a turmoil. And to make matters worse a holiday fulls on the first'press day in the new plant, giving the editor and staff less time than usual to prepare the edition. But, as the old saying gws. lime waits for no man, nnd the presses will roll on schedule. Due to the difficulty in locating essential items, several substitutions may be made in this issue. And due to the hurry and scurry to meet the holiday deadline some- things may be out of place. So if one ad is printed on top of another or the corners of the letters are turned up or down, the entire situation will be remedied. In the meantime business will go on as usual in the new building formerly owned by Ralph Mc- Lt'ese. All news stories and ads will be accepted as long as the> toilet tissue holds out. room, classroom space, offices for faculty and staff members as well as a dormitory over the foyer to accommodate male students. Plans call for the completion of the gymnasium in the fall of 1963. Campaign solicitation has started in most areas of the nation. The incoming results are very encouraging with the first 69 pledges totaling $50,000. There are approximately 5,000 prospects with 3,500 residing -in Iowa. President Eugene E. Garbee, Upper Iowa university, announced today that the date for taking bids on the Dorman Memorial Gymnasium would be moved to July 12 at 2 p. m. Dr. Garbee said the change was due to a request from a group of contractors who attended a pre-bid conference held yesterday. The new gym will be one of the most modern facilities of its kind in the midwest. MOVING DAY AT THE LEADER. Friday was moving day at the Leader, and. about. 15 ton* of machinery was moved Into the new newspaper plant within an eight-hour period. In the top photo the moving crew aro shown preparing the big newspaper preii for ||s ride across the street. Pictured left to right In the picture are: Roger Nosblsch, Don Vandersee, Clarence Wlckam, Ralph Oakes, Lowell Miller, Lowell Langerman, Bob Wick, The center photo shows the big press being pulled and pushed ontc the truck. Left to right In this picture are- Langerman, Vandersee, Noiblfch, Wick, Miller, Russell Vanderse* and Wlcham. The last piece of machinery to be moy«d was the linotype, wjilch Is picture In UiaMlon .pfjpto being unloaded lnto,th,e new building. Wlc k and VandViai are ,»hgwn on tht truck, N(MINhMH^.W^«|P V^Mi^S' P«'f ««>uP«Uter mach Inlit, In tht d«ojrjvay. Each of the moveri uttered • iighof relfef when this machine, WM |Mi

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