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Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, September 6, 1962
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'W ; f^- 0«t of Hist. & A *"><•«! Moincs, 19, Iowa Ifc^w "ffl i Courf of honor held For Maynard Scoufs MAYNARD - A court of honor was conducted for troop 74 of the iioy Scouts of America at the Com- ui.mity hall Monday evening, Aug. .•i Klt-Vfii boys were inducted into I ie rank of Tenderfoot. They are: Donald Bunn, Robert Carlsen, John Fink, Randy Fortune, Charles Kurd, Michael Hurd, Ray Paul, Kirby Samuelson, Leo Steffen, David Stumme, Jere Wood. Joel Wood was advanced to the rank of Second Class Scout. Ronald Brandt, John Parsons, Steven Reinke, Donald Trotter and James Trotter Jr., were advanced to the rank of First Class Scout. Merit badges were awarded to: Ronald Brandt - cooking and scholarship; Season Tickets On sale Season tickets for the Fayette Cardinal football season will go on sale Thursday, according to Coach Robert McCormaek. This is the first time that season tickets have been offered. The purpose of the sale is to increase the interest among students and townspeople in supporting the Cardinals. It is also hoped to increase the revenue in the athletic fund. The season tickets will cover four home games, and will be priced at $2.50 for adults and $1 for students. Tickets will be on sale by high school students, and at the following business places: Ott's Drive-In, Lewis' Variety and Gifts, Daniels Drug, Bill's Super Valu, the Fayette Leader, and at the high school. John Parsons - cooking; and to James Trotter, Jr., woodworking. Ivan Opperman was officially inducted as assistant Scoutmaster, and received his badge of office. Troop 74 now has one Star Scout, six First Class Scouts, two Second Class Scouts, and 11 Tenderfoot Scouts. Of these, three are registered for the Pro Deo et Patria award of the Lutheran r-7~! ~r—— • r— church and one for the God and Volume 48, Number 36 Country award of the Methodist church. Officers of the troop are: Dennis Berry, leader of the senior patrol; Joel Wood, assistant; Ronald Brandt, scribe; John Parsons, troop quartermaster; Paul Thompson, Panther patrol leader with James Trotter Jr., as assistant; Jan Wood, wolf patrol leader and Donald Trotter, the assistant. Members of the Scout committee are the Rev. Herman J. Brandt, .James Trotter sr., Wnllace Steffen, Gerald Berry, Tom Samuelson, Robert Bergman, David Parsons, Scoutmaster, Ivan Opperman, assistant Scountmaster, and Duane Wolfe. The troop recently returned from a thii-e night c-ampout near Lansing. It is working toward the national award for camping. The Heart Of Northeast Iowa's Scenic Wonderland Thursday, September 6, 1962, Fayette, Iowa Four Pages This Issue 5 candidates now seek Election to school board 4-hTers and Parents visit Hormel plant Harrison takes Part in Iowa ^ Farm youth tour James Harrison of Fayette was one of 21 4-H boys taking part in the 12th annual Iowa Farm Youth Tour last week as a guest of the Iowa Development Commiss- i0 p™mfv Pvfnnsinn AeQwiat* Hnr CO *CH ROBERT McCORMACK Is shown above with three of his returning leNermen, and three boy* who »p- oldLBouC statedthafJames pear to * flood P"»P««»» for ' hl » V««r's Cardinal squad. .Standing, left »o right, are: Duane Oelbcrg, Tom Als- was selected for the trio onto houle ' Bob Hubbe " and Don *!"«"»""•"• Kneeling, left to rightt Coach McCormaek, Mike Gaynor, Jim Tlnv was seiectea ror me trip on me _.__ -_ •.„ it -u --___ .. ...u- >,. Rechkemmer has top Holstein during month MAYNARD — The August report of George A. Youmans, supervisor of the Fayette county dairy Herd Improvement association No. 3, shows that Charles R. Rechketn- mer, Maynard, had high cow, a grade Holstein completing lactation during the month with a record of 651 pounds of butterfat. Twelve cows had records of over 500 pounds and 31 others produced over 400 pounds butterfat, all in 305 days or less. • They were found in the following herds: Walter C. Page], Sumner, three registered Holsteins with 565, 469 and 467 pounds; Edwin Decker, Westgate, two registered Holsteins with 562 and 424 pounds; Russell Pagel, Sumner, three registered Holsteins with 555, 463 and 426 pounds; J. F. Ingels and Son, Randalia, four grade Holsteins with -548, 483, 476 and 404 pounds; Richard Traeger, Sumner, three grade Holsteins with 540, 448 and 410 pounds; Franklin Thompson, Maynard, two grade Holsteins with 536 and 449 pounds; Russell Lockard and Harold Miehe, Maynard, three registered Holsteins with 534, 523 and 503 pounds. Also Bernard E. Buhr, Sumner, six grade Holsteins with 534, 503, 457, 454, 418 and 403 pounds; Reymond Clefisch, Westgate, two registered Holsteins with 509 and 433 pounds; Herbert W. Malven, Maynard, two registered Holsteins with 495 and 405 pounds; H. W. and Milton Leech, Westgate, four grade Holsteins with 480. 476, 458 and 426 pounds; I. P. Stewart, Maynard, two registered Holsteins with 469 and 404 pounds; William Buhr, Westgate, three grade Holsteins with 462, 437 and 412 pounds; . Victor Steege, Maynard, two grade Holsteins with 445 and 411 pounds; Leslie Oakes, Randalia, one grade Holstein with 442 pounds; and Harold H. Meyer, Maynard, two registered Holsteins with 415 and 405 pounds. Hoynemakers to meet The Westerfield Homemakers will hold their meeting Monday evening, Sept. 10, at the Farm Bureau building. Mrs. Charles Schlumbolm, Fayette County Farm Bureau president will attend. Hostesses will be Mrs. Robert Steinbronn and Mrs. Joe Langerman. basis of outstanding leadership in 4-H work. The 4-Her's were among a total of 76 young rural leaders participating in the tour, August 27-31. Others were selected by the F. F. A., Farm Bureau Young People, rural Boy Scouts, Iowa Farmers Union and the N. F. 0. The purpose fo the tour was to acquaint rural youth with the relationship between factory and farm in Iowa's economy. The group visited industries and farms and also did some career exploration. This year's Farm Youth Tour was divided into two sections, each visiting a different part of the state. The boys were divided so that they visited a part of the state other than wfiere they" ITve. Group II visited Johnson Machine Works, Snowdon Manufacturing, Purolator Corp., Lisle Corp., Perfection Homes, Thomas Murphy Co., Union Carbide, Griffin Pipe Division, Frito-Lay, Win- charger, Sioux City stockyards, Lundell Mfg. Co., Vilas and Co., Heider Manufacturing, Ocomo Foods and National Manufacturing Co. The tour covered 596 miles. The Iowa Development Commission paid all expenses on the tour, which was made by chartered bus. merman. Ken Butters, the other letterman, was not p-esent when the picture was taken. 42 report for training; Squad light, but speedy Blue ribbon to County girls at Forty two hopefuls have reported for football this fall, giving coach Robert McCormaek one of his largr est groups from which to select a squad. About 20 of the prospects are back from last years squad. Only four, however, are lettermen from last year. They are: Don Timmerman, Jim Timmerman, Ken Butters 'and Mike Gnynor. Gaynor will undoubtedly hold down the center spot this year, while the other three lettermen will be the nucleus of the backfield. Don Timmerman, at 160 pounds, will fill the fullback position; Jim, at 145, the halfback slot; and Butters, at 165, will be quarterback. Bob Hubbell, at 140 pounds, will |n\Af/l ctrtto probably get the nod for the other IvWU 3IUIC halfback spot. Twenty-five members, parents and representatives from 411 club committees, businessmen mid Fay- utte County Fair Ixiard members visited llonnels nt Austin, Minn., Monday to vit>w,<toircasscs of 4-11 animals they him sold on grade and yield. After dinner the group toured the plant and viewed the carcasses. Frankle Baldwin placed first with a 599 pound carcass with dressing percentage of 64. Second was Paul Wagner, West Union, with a crossbred 595 pound carcass and 61.1 per cent dress. Third was JoAnn Baldwin, 599 pound carcass with 04 per cent dress. Others participating were: Ronald Kent, Carl Wagner, Jr., Richard Koester, Joe Gibson, Janet Morf and Kenneth Koenter. The 4-H club members and their parents had opportunity to see the difference in their animals' carcasses. The difference in marbling, loin eye, kidney anil back cover- Ing were discussed ami explained. This was educational opportunity for those participating. 4-H girls high At Big 4 fair Grace circle to meet The Grace Mission Circle will meet Thursday evening, Sept. 6, at 8 p. m. The topic is "You and God -' Does God have anything to do with your Life?" Roll call will be answered by verses from John II. Hostesses will be Mrs. Eunice Johnson and Mrs. Floyd Manson. NAME OMITTED The name of Donald Vandersee •Plumbing and Heating"*was unintentionally omitted from the list of Fayette merchants who participated in purchasing 4-H livestock last week. Mr. Vandersee cooperated with 38 other Fayette merchants and professional men, who are mem Fayette county 4-H girls competed at the Big-4 fair at Postville receiving two blue and two red ribbons. The Merry Hearts of Scott demonstration "Have Box Will Cover" given by Barbara and Rosa Lea Mulford received a blue ribbon. Martha Heitzman and Sandra Raatz received a red ribbon on their demonstration "A Tisket A Task- et". They are from the Center Do-R-Best 4-H club. The two booths selected to compete from the Merry Hearts of Scott and the Eden Starlets clubs. The Merry Hearts of Scott booth featured the steps in refinishing furniture and received a blue rat- Ing. The Eden Starlets booth received a red rating. Tentatively, the re^t of the lineup for the opening game with Dyersville will be as follows: Duane Oelberg, 160 pounds, guard; Tom Alshouse, 135 pounds, guard; Bob Lamphier, 180 pounds, tackle; Holland §Joneman. 150 pounds, end; Run ITUUSOn, ISO pounds, end. One tackle spot is still up for grabs. Coach McCormaek has high hopes for his Cardinals this season, in spite of the fact that they will probably be the lightest team in the Conference. Speed, spearheaded by Hubbell and Butters, could make up for some of the weight deficit. They will, however, miss the break-away runner, Larry Williams, from last year. This year's squad includes nine seniors, 11 juniors, 10 sophomores and 12 freshmen. The first game for the Cardinals will be Friday night. Sept. 14, at Dyersville. The Fayette county girls' 4-H demonstration team won a blue ribbon at the 19G2 state fair. Representing Fayette county were Frances Burington and Janelyn Granger from the Union Busy Beaverettes 4-H club. TV.O dciiiuusiruuuii niiow TUIK told how to convert old sofa cushions into floor cushions. The girls demonstrated on how to make attractive cushion covers. While at the state fair, the girls participated in the state 4-H educational program and the educational tour of Des Moines. Mrs. Joyce Kerr, 4-H committee woman accompanied the demonstration team to the state fair. School enrollment Reaches 494 students The total enrollment in the Fayette Community school this year is 494, according to Superintendent D.T.JI Curtis. Thti-e are 125) cludunts m nign scnuui una 3ti!> in the elementary grades. Enrollment by grades is as follows: Kindergarten 4.'i, first guide- UC, second 44, third 43, fourth -12, fifth 41, sixth 38, seventh 33, eight 37, special education H, freshmen 35, sophomore 28, junior 34, senior 32. Another hat was tossed into the race for election to the Fayette Community school board, just prior to the closing time for nominations, August 31. This makes a total of five candidates seeking the one chair on tlw school board. The newest candidate to enter the race is Bill Orr, who farms northeast of Fayette. Mr. Orr has been farming for 12 years. He is married and has 3 children. Other candidates include: Professor Richard Clark, who is a professor nt Upper Iowa university. Mr. Clark has been a resident of Fayelle for four years. He is married and has two children. Keith Himmel, also a professor at Upper Iowa, has been a resident of Fayette for r.even years. He is married nnd hns two children. Ken Butlers, who lives on a farm at the soiitheclge of Fayette, is married anil has four children. He has lived in the Fayette area for nine years. The fifth candidate is David McGee, who is employed by the town of Fayette. Mr. McGee has lived in Fayette. for seven years, nnd is married and the father of four children. Otto Finger whose present term on the school board is expiring, doesn't choose to be a candidate again. Voting in the school board election will lake place on Monday, Sept. 10, at the town hall in Fayette. The polls will be open from 12 noon to 7 p. m. Corkery retires after 20 years service • Harry Corkery, of TO MEET THURSDAY The American Home department of the Fnyette Federated Woman's club will meet Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 8 p. m. with Mrs. Louis Barnes. GOLF MEETING THURSDAY Another meeting of the group Interested In building a golf course near Fayette will be held Thursday night at 8 p. m., at the Coffee Nook. Everyone Interested In the project Is urged to attend. •nmm-~ tenance department, after being employed since 1942. A farewell retirement party was given, in his honor at the I»ftus party room on Friday, Aug. 31. Those present were the foreman, engineers, and maintenance employees of four northeast counties. An appreciation gift was presented to Mr. Corkery by P. A. Schneider, District engineer of Decorah. To meet Thursday The First Methodist church Women's Prayer Fellowship group will meet at the Parish House on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 9 a. m. To host Benefit Club Mrs. Klara Hanson will be hostess at her home Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 11, to the Home Benefit club. Roll call - "My first Teacher". Mrs. John Fay will present the program and Mrs. Merle Durfey and Mrs. Leah Potter, will be in charge of fun time. Birthday club to meet The annual meeting of the September Birthday club will meet with Mrs. Stella Lund, Sept. 14, for a 1 o'clock pot luck dinner. The secret pal gift exchange and a silent auction will be held in the afternoon. bers of the Chamber of Commerce, rv •.. *J- .-.tl «.«...« _)!.%.. in purchasing the livestock of local county-wide soil sampling A^U mskW^kWkvta nfcirl il*siM MJI an.ll!vv*« * ^^ Campaign to begin Sept. 10 members' and then re-selling. Twins Babies were born recently within an hour and 12 minutes of each other to 22-year old twi^mothirs Mrs. (Marilyn) Venner of Blairsburg and Mrs. Glen (Carolyn) Hoversten of Radcliffe. Both were born by Caesarian section. 4-H, F.F.A. livestock brings $37,503 at county fair sale One hundred baby beeves, 55 Junior cattle feeders, 25 lambs and 76 market pigs brought $37,503.28 at the Fayette county fair sale at West Union, recently. The grand champion and reserve champion steers shown by Vaughn Drewes of West Union were purchased by Ted Whitford and the First National bank of West Union respectively bringing $52 and $35 per hundredweight. The low was $25 with an average of $27.75. The grand champion pig, shown by Lanriy Gibson, Fayette ; purchased by Lynch Livestock $21.50. The grand champion et lamb, shown by Gary Maurer, Fayette, was purchased by the Fayette Chamber of Commerce for $25 per hundredweight. Other buyer* were Arlington Co- op, Elshetmers, Ken's Sport Shop, deeding Feeds, Harry Cline, Del- wein Livestock, Dubuque Pack, Maynard Coop, West Urtion Co-op - Burrack Elevator, Twine Pine Stock Farm, Karl Wilson, Rath Packing Co., Farm Bureau Service Co., 0 & W Livestock, Herwig Locker, Ralph Dlxon, Elmer Halverson, Wilson Feed and Supply, Squires Produce, Landau Fertilizer, Oelweiii State Bank, pig Gain, • Kennlstons, Gaylor's Super Valu, First National Bank 61 Oelwein, Arlington State Bank, Westerfield and Kraft, Hy-Grade, C, J. Arthauld, Wadena Implement, First National Bank of Sumner, Metzger Livestock, Big Value, Mickey's Super Valu, and Bill'* Super Valu. A county-wide soil sampling campaign to analyze and build up Fayette county's most natural resource will be held during the period Sept. 10 to 20. For the convenience of interested fanners — and town residents who would like their gardens and lawns soil tested a number of stations have been established throughout the county. At these stations, fanners and residents can obtain supplies and. equipment to make the soil probes and obtain the necessary samples for an accurate analysis which will show the needs .of the soil to obtain a maximum production. Ur.dcr present plans, alt samples taken in the 10-day period will be collected from the various sampling stations throughout the county on Sept 20. On Sept. 21 the soil samples will be delivered to the Iowa State soil testing laboratory at Ames. Later a complete analysis of the soil samples, will be returned to the farmers aqd town residents showing the exact 'needs to build up the soil. Following are' the stations in Fayette county where soil sampling equipment may be obtained. Howard Anderson, Hawkeye Coop; Conrad Schmitt, Waucoma; Don Tystahl, Alpha Feed Mill; B. H. Deeny, Waucoma Feed Mill; Don Blong, St. Lucas Feed Mill; Win. Mihm, Waucoma Feed Mill; Hewit Bros., Fredericksburg; Don Hartz, Maynard Coop,; Lyle Jones, Farm Bureau Service Co., Maynard; Youngblut Livestock • and Feed, Oran; Dan Pond, Oelwein Elevator; Elmer McLeish, Farmers Produce, Oelwein; Dove & Steffens, Oelwein; Ray Heinle, DeKalb Co., Oelwein. Paul Nieman, Sumner; Friedly Feed Mill, Sumner; H. J. Schultz, Sumner; Fairbank Feed Service; Westgate Elevator; Keith Kohler, Elgin Co-op; Harry Cline, West Union Co-op; Clermont Co-op; Elmer Landla, Ris-Van, West Union; Wilson's Feed Mill, West Union; Virgil Granamnn, West Union; Harris Kjosa , Riverside Products Co., Clermont; Farmers Store, Postville; Edgar McDough, West Union. Kaufman Feed and Grain, Stanley; Warren Sauerbrei, Arlington Co-op; Bernard Pattison, Fayette; Eldred Dummermuth, Fayette; Wilke and Wilke, Fayette; Howard Johnson, Fayette Stone Co.; Earl Weston, Lamont; Earl Crawford, Arlington; Lamont Feed Mill; La- ABOUT 2,500 PERSONS went through the line at the annual smorgasbord sponsored by Bill's Super V«lu last mont Lumber and Grain; Aurora Thursday evening. The lower picture shows part of »he.crowd as they were enjoying the meal., The top picture Elevator; Aurora Feed and shows some of the people who found a resting place on »h« curb while they ate. The rain, which threatened Supply; Wadena Implement, -most of Thursday afternoon, held off until all were, fed. . ..'*; _ irr~

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