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August 2, 1962

Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 1

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Cards win first two of 3-game season finale After a two week lay-off due to tournament play and rain, the Fayette Cardinals are trying to do the impossible, win three games in three days. As of Wednesday, two- thirds of this feat has been accomplished with wins over North of West Union on Monday night and Sumner on Tuesday night. With these wins Fayette is assured of at least a tie in the "Registerland" Conference. A win Wednesday night over Oelwein would give them the title outright. Two runs in the top of the seventh proved to be the winning margin against West Union as Jim Timmerman won his sixth game of the season. (This was the third straight win over W. U. this sea- 3 county youths to Attend 4-H camp Three Fayette County youths, Beverly Morse, Favette; Jane Copp, llawkt'Ve; and Jim Harrison, Fayette, have been selected to attend State 4 H Leadership Camp at the Stute 4 H camp ne&r Madrid. August 5-11. According to Donna Leubka, county extension assistant, the leadership training camp, sponsored by Iowa State university and the Sears Roebuck Foundation is designed to give young people training, which will better equip them to serve leadership capacities in their community. It also includes a study of group functions and recreation leadership. Delegates must be 16 years of age and have completed the junior year in high school. They are selected on their sincere interest in improving their ability to work with others. Local sponsors for these delegates are: Beverly Morse, Fayette County Extension Service, and Jane Copp and Jim Harrison, Fayette County Farm Bureau. son). The Cards led throughout the contest but North tied the score three times during the game. Leading the Card hitting attack was Ron Timmerman with a two- run home run and a single; Bob Hubbell had a perfect day at the plate with three singles in three times at bat; and Tom Butters had two singles in five times at bat. Lee Burns, Jim Timmerman, Ken — — Butters, and Larry Williams each Volume 48, Number 31 had one hit in the win. —. ——.— Tuesday night the Cards downed the Sumner Aces 13-3 in a five inning contest. The local boys scored eight runs in the third inning and the outcome was never in doubt from then on. The Cards managed only seven base hits, but 13 walks and four errors by Sumner prevented much hitting. Larry Williams won his fifth game of the season by issueing four hits, walking five, and striking out five. Leading the Cards | nr |, |r J oc 9R« Tftllf in the hitting department was Lee lIlLlUUCO L\J, IUUI Bums with a single and double in three 'times at bat. Williams had two bunt singles in three official times at bats. Jim Timmerman, .Don Timmerman, and Ken Butters ench had one hit. The Cards at the present time have a 13-2 record with one game remaining. A season's wrap-up will appear in next week's Leader. The Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland Thursday, August 2, 1962, Fayette, Iowa Four Pages This Issue Faculty complete; school to begin Staff of teachers) Classes to be split Scouts fishing and Camping near Lansing MAYNARD — Seventeen Boy Scouts of Troop 74 left Sunday a.'ternoon, July 29, to spend a few days fishing on the Mississippi river and camping near Lansing. Boys making the trip include Jim Trotter, Jan Wood, John Parsons, Steve Reinke, Ronald Brandt, Jerry Wood, Randy Fortune, Mike Hurd, Chuck Hurd, David Stumm, Ray Paul, Kirby Samyelson, Paul Thompson, Leo Steffen, Bob Carlsen, John Fink and Don Bunn. They were accompanied by Dave Parsons, Scoutmaster, Aaron Schlegel, Ivan Opperman and John Kappmeyer. [4-H "achievements will'be Placedlon exhibit Saturday CT The faculty for the Fayette Community school is now complete, according to Superintendent Dean Curtis. Twenty eight instructors will make up the faculty for the 196203 school year when the doors swing open on Wednesday, August 29. Four of the lower grades, first, second. thi:-d and sixth, will be split into two sections, due to the large si/x- of the classes. Faculty members, and the grade or subject they will be teaching, are as follows. . Mrs. Mary Jones, kindergarten; Mrs. Barbara Meyer, first grade; Mrs. Helen Scheidel, first grade; Mrs. Irene McColley, second grade; Mrs. Karen Squires, second grade; Mrs. Mary Brause, third grade; Mrs. Helen De Long, third grade; Mrs. Myrna Heineman fourth grade; Mrs. Emma Downing, fifth grade. Mrs. Eleanore Butterfield, sixth grade; Mrs. Phyllis Ertz, sixth Free copy of mystery Farm picture to owner D grade'; Mrs. Ruth Baker, seventh p or nuJdng identification grade; Mrs. Grace Stirk, eighth ~i erade: Mrs. Emily Swartz, special _ The . P"*" 16 aupve was taki Girls' 4-H clubs in Fayette county are holding their local achievement shows, during the next two weeks according to Donna Leubka, county extension assistant. These shows are given by the 4-H clubs to show the achievement of the girls in the subject matter area studied Tof the past year: Exhibits will consist of items made during the year in home furnishings. Families and 'friends are invited to attend these shows. Local achievement shows in the county are as follows: July 27 - Wadena Wonder Work- Waterloo group tries Volga in 10 canoes A canoeing party composed of 10 canoes and 30 people paddled or- drifted down the Volga river Sunday, starting from the city park and going as far as the Albany bridge. Their destination was Wadena but after five hours they reached Albany and decided to return home and possibly make another trip later. While Wadena is but about ten miles from Fayette as "the crow flies" the Volga has many curves and switchbacks and they probably traveled over half the way in reaching Albany. Those making the trip were people from Waterloo and Cedar Falls among whom were the John Walton, family, relatives of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Lewis of Fayette. This reportedly Is the first time a canoeing trip of this distance was ever attempted. While there were obstacles to overcome the group reported the trip a "very pleasurable one for no where in northeastern- Iowa are; the hills and valleys that follow the Volga, more beautiful." The Lewis family joined the company at the city park that evening for a picnic supper. Announce birth MAYNARD - Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hennlges are announcing the birth of their first grandchild, a son born to their son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Don Henniges, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Benjamin Lee was born Friday, July 27, at the army hospital on base, weight nine pounds two ounces. ers - Wadena school - 1:30 p. m, July • 28 - Jefferson Good Luck - Oelwein library - 1:30 p. m. July 31 - Diligent Doveretts - Eldorado church - 7:30 p. m. August 1 - Clermont Country Cousins - John Bakewell home 2 p. m.; Windsor Winners - Wesley Morse"Home' - T.3Q~f>.~m.~ August 2 - Illyria Clipperettes Illyria church - 2. p. m. August 3- Alpha Clover Leaves Alpha school gym - 7:30 p. m.; August 3 - Putnam Peppy Pals I. 0. 0. F. hall in Arlington - 2 p. m. August 4 - Westfield Worthy Win ners - County Extension office • 2 p. m. August 6 - Smithfield Jolly Juniors - Laverne Vandersee home • 1:30 p. m. August 7 - Waucoma Urbanettes - 2 p. m. August 8 - Center Do-R-Best Randalia church - 7:30 p. m.; August 8 - Union Busy Beaveret- tes - West Union library - 2 p. m.; August 8 - Merry Hearts of Scott - Stanley Union church - 7:30 p. m. August 11 - Eden Starlets - 2 p. m.; August 11 - Harlan NRG Maynard Community hall - 1 p. m. tendent; Mrs. Florence principal, librarian; Lease, the town of F ay««e. the The mystery One vacancy fo be filled In school board election Robert McCormack, coach, Science, lari " pictures are * series spons- p E. ored by the Fayo.te Leader for George Capell, Counselor; Milt Kramer, coach, social studies, P. E.; Mrs. Margaret Pickett, business; David Hamilton, instrumental music; Mrs. Helen Stranahan, ored by the Fayo.te Leader for • j i .11. the interest of itg many readent. AC|6d DUIlClinO If the owner of the farm pic- ^ * tuied above will stop In at the , i . i Is bemg razed . triar arts. driver ear Mrs Keye Goedeken, English, French, Mrs. tory; Don Black, coach, science, P. E.; Mrs. Priscilla Bair, Vocal music. farm picture may be for the public the following week. Weather forecasting Explained to group A group of Fayette county 4-H'ers carrying Climatology as their project, and their families, toured WMT Saturday according to Harold L. Boulton, County Extension Associate. Conrad Johnson led the group and explained many interesting things about weather forecasting, use of the radar scope, how they . tell height, speed and direction of storms, how much energy was released by clouds and rainfall. The group learned that the energy exchange of one inch of water on one square mile is equivalent in energy to the output of Hoover Dam for 13 days, and also, that storms sometimes combine. American Legion meeting There will be a regular meeting of the American Legion Thursday. Aug. 12, at 7:30 p. m. in the Legion Hall. Home furnishingQwillSbeJtheme For 4-H girls demonstration day Sixteen 4-H clubs will participate in the Fayette county demonstrat- ion'day to be held on Thursday August 9 in the 'County Extension office at Fayette. According to Donna Leubka, County extension assistant, demonstrations will begin at f;» a. m. and continue through the.'afternoon. Furnishings, the subject refinishing furniture, upholstering furniture and storage ideas. Related topics demonstrations will be given on safety, posture or citizenship. Entertainment for the day is being planned by the 4-H county officers. Demonstration ratings will be announced at the end ol the afternoon session and demonstration teams the past year, will be the thejne of most demonstrations. Topic* chosen for demonstrations are flower arranging, picture treat- Cattle Congress, and the Big-Four fair. Visitors are welcome to attend any part of the program. Teal production is Excellent in state Blue-wing teal have had excellent nesting success in Iowa this year, according to preliminary reports from the State Conservation Commission's banding program. Personnel taking part in the banding program have seen many large broods of blue-wings with the young nearly ready to fly at this time. The blue-wing teal is Iowa's number-one nester and this excellent production is due in part to the high population and the optimum nesting conditions the past two years. Redheads and wood ducks are also having an excellent year in Iowa, although their numbers are not as significant as the blue-wings. The state will make a significant contribution to the flyway population of blue-wing teal and wood ducks as well as a visible contribution to the total flyway population of redheads and ruddy ducks. Mallard production is low in Iowa as it is over much of the nesting region. The banding program is in its second year, but this year's operation is the most intensive conducted by the Commission. The primary purpose of the banding program is to attempt to establish what happens to these ducks produced in Iowa. Are they taken in significant amounts by the hunters in the Mississippi Flyway? The answer to this question will aid in evaluating Iowa's role in waterfowl production. During the banding operation, it is estimated that between 2,500 and 3,000 birds will be blue-wing teal. Coot are probably the most abundant of our nesting migratory game birds on which there is an open season. Although coot are not too important to the Iowa hunter, over the whole Mississippi flyway, they rank second only to the mallard in the hunter bag. Iowa's coot production is a significant part of the flyway totals. They rank second to the blue-wing-teal in-the banding operation only because they are more difficult to trap than the ducks. They out-produce the ducks in Iowa by a considerable margin. Our primary production area lies' in the prairie pothole region of northern and western Iowa, where the banding is taking place. Grandmothers to meet The Idle Hour Grandmothers club Will meet with Mrs, Jake Yearous next Thursday, Aug. 9. To sponsor story hour MAYNARD - For the third consecutive year the Ada Reading Circle will sponsor the story hour for children who will be in kindergarten through third grade this fall. This will be at the Community hall on Saturdays Aug. 3-11-18 from 2 to 3 p. m. On Saturday, Aug. 25, at 2 p. m. there will be a joint party for all who attended the story hou£ and for all who took part in the summer reading program sponsored by the Community Library board. MAYNARD,-Qne of the oldest building on Malo'tHli'tl jo b^in'M, razed as a safety precaution. For some time it has been considered a potential fire hazard. The two story building recently purchased by Drs. Hall and Hall was built in the early days of Maynard's history by Allan Payne. It was used by his son, Ernest, as a residence and to house the post- office during his term as postmaster. It was later the residence of the Linder sisters, Eliza and Hattie, who were dressmakers and of Mrs. Cora Dyer, a milliner. Still later Howard Payne had a restaurant there.' For approximately 25 years it has been the residence of Mrs. Bertha Rich and family. The Doctors plan to improve the grounds as an addition to their lawn. The annual Fayette Community school board election will be held, Monday, Sept. 10. The polls will be open from 12 noon until 7 p. m. One new school board member will be elected to fill the vacancy which will be created when Otto Finger's term expires. Mr. Finger has, jndicated that he will not t>o « idtiUttJalt? nji i e-clciUuii. ' Any person who wishes to seek election to the school board may obtain nomination papers from school board secretary Ronald Kocher. Nomination papers must be signed by not less than 10 qualified electors of the district, and filed with the school board secretary not earlier than 30 days nor later than noon of the 10th 'Jay prior to the election. Other members of the board, whose terms do not expire, are: II. II. Jones, president, Howard Hub bell, Albert Martin, Jr., and Marvin Ingels. Glosses, hot lunch To begin Aug. 2% Book rental is due The Fayette Community schools will open their doors for the 19G2- (M school year on Wednesday, August 29. This will be a full day session with school beginning at 8:45 a. m. for the elementary stiuti-nts and 8:30 for the junior high and high school students. All kindergarten pupils from the count-y will attend the morning session each day, while the beginners from the town will attend the daily aftfriioon classes. Kindergarten students living in the country will be returned home by bus each noon. The busses will run approximately on the same time schedules as last year with some exceptions. Any new bus riders for the 1962- li.'t school year are asked to notify the s!i|K-: inteiidi'iit's o'fice as soon as possible. The hot lunch program will also stait on the first day of school with meals costing 28 cents each day if purchased on a weekly or monthly basis. Single meals purchased for cash will cost 30 cents. The following book rental fees are required to be paid in advance: Kindergarten and first grade, $4.50; • Grades two, three, four, five, six, seventh, and eighth, $5.50; high school, $6.50. The high school rental fees are for textbooks only, while the fees for the grades from kindergarten through eight grade include all workbooks used in those grades. Kindergarten through sixth grade And KDecial edticAtian_baak_jreotaL payments are to be made on Thursday, August 23; junior high and high school book rental payments are to be made on Friday, August 24. Adventures on Ice to be Featured at county fair By E. T. Aleorn The new entertainment feature most requested in the survey taken during the 1961 fair was an ice show. In booking Adventures on Ice, the management is confident that it is a show that will really please. It has played repeat engagements at some of the larger May enlist in Marines The Marine Corps Recruiting Substation in Waterloo has announced that men with one dependent may now be interviewed for enlistment in the United States Marine Corps. The state recruiting headquarters TM the Marine Corps located in Des Moines has released information that some categories of men with one dependent may now be accepted for enlistment in the marines. Further information concerning this new development in Marine Corps recuriting may be had by contacting the Marine Corps Recruiting Office located in the Post Office Building in Waterloo. Elect new officers The Lima Ladies Aid met recently with Mrs. Pete Oelberg. There was an ellection of offlciers with the following elected; -president, Mrs. James Davis; vice president, Mrs. Carl" Kuhens; treasurer, Mrs. Joy Popenhagen, and secretary, Mrs. Russell Dickinson. Guests at the meeting were Mrs. John Ward, Wadena, Mrs. James Wright and Mrs. Jease Buckmaster. There were also 10 members present. fairs and other entertainment spots in the country. It is produced by Wilma and Ed Leary both of whom are skating stars in their own right having appeared as featured entertainers on the major ice shows of the U. S. combining brilliant costumes, spectacular lighting and scenery with skilled performers, Wilma and Ed have put together a truly beautiful show. This will be an opportunity for people of Northeast Iowa to enjoy entertainment usually seen only in the larger cities. As usual at this time of year the fairgrounds are a busy place. Many improvements are being made, a new dressing room is being readied for the Girls 4-H members, the secretary's office has been rewired and redecorated, and a lot of work has been done on the track fences and guardrails. These are only a few of the many tasks that are keeping members of the board occupied. The Fayette county fair has the best facilities in this part of the state and it takes a lot of work to keep them that way. Injured in crash A 19 year old Missouri youth, Robert Wilks, Powersville, suffered a neck injury at 3 a. m., Monday morning when his car left thi! roadway at the inlerseetion of highways 150 and 93 ut the west edge of Fayette. The car smashed a curb and came to rest in the east ditch after missing a curve at the intersection. He was taken to the West Union hospital for treatment of a neck injury. Elect new officers Grace Lutheran Altar Guild elected the following officers for the year. They are Directress, Mrs. Norman Betke; Assistant Directress, Mrs. La Verne Meyer; Secretary and Treasurer, Mrs. Harold Huebner; Choir Mother, Mrs. Donald Albert; Acolyte Mother, Mrs, K. W. Maurer. Hie next meeting will be held Aug. 23. Mop A water pipe cap popped off recently and flooded the boiler room in the Nashua school. As a result, a mop that is kept in the boiler room, out of the, light, sprouted bean sprouts during the young flood. Services held Saturday For Mrs. Zoe Culbertson Funeral servces were held Saturday, July 28, at 2 p. m. for Mrs. Zoe Culbertson, 84, from the Belles-Wright funeral home in Fayette, with the Rev. Carlson, of Maynard officiating. "In the Garden" and "The Old Rugged Crow", was sung by Donald Baker, accompanied by Mrs. Russell Swartz. Burial was in Grandview cemetery, Fayette. v ' Emrnu Zoe Kuhens, daughter of John and Rebecca Roe Kuhens was born May 4, 1878 near Lima, Iowa and died July 27, at the Fayette County Home. She was a life-long resident of Fayette County. On March 21. 1900 she was united marriage to Warren Samuel Culbertson. To this union two children were born. Since May of 1949, at which time she suffered a broken hip, she has been a shut-in. She was preceded in death by her husband, infant son, three sisters and two brothers. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Harold Clendenen, Fayette, one granddaughter, Mrs. Eugene Sliter, Fayette, three great grandchildren; two brothers Ben Kuhens of Fayette and LuVern of Bigelow, Mo., and a sister, Mrs. Pearl Wenrich, Mason City. Pall bearers were L. 0. Hall, Guttenberg, Paul Kuhens, and Carl Kuhens, Wadena, Roscoe Cousins, Thomas Kuhens, Fayette, and W. C. Llewellyn, Randalia. To meet Friday The Social Hour club will meet Friday afternoon, Aug. 3, at the home of Mrs. Arnold Heth. Golf course possibilities To be discussed Thursday A. 5. C. officers elected County A. S. C. officers were elected Saturday, July 28, at the county convention held in the local office in Fayette. Officers elected were: Ellis W. Thompson, Fayette, chairman; Herbert M. Ash, Elgin, vice chairman; Donald F. Bartel, Westgate, regular member; Milton Potratz, Maynard, first alternate; Clarence Thoman, Elgin, second alternate. Chester Turner will remain as •office manager, The possibility of establishing a golf course near Fayette will be discussed at a meeting scheduled for Thursday night, August 2. The meeting is called for 8 p. m. at the Town Hall. For several years local golfers have expressed a desire to build a golf course close to Fayette. Now, with golf continually becoming a more popular pastime, they hope to take some action. Several farms near Fayette have already been inspected, and will be reported on at the meeting, Thursday, Any land near Fayette, which could be used as a golf course, will be considered. The committee which has been investigating possible locations hopes to find enough land to build an 16-hole course, which would require from 150 to 200 acres. Anyone interested in building a golf course in the Fayette area is urged to attend the meeting, Thursday night. Walter Johnson of Wlnthrop will also, be present at the meeting to explain the problems ana expenses which were involved in recently building the golf, cqugse there.

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