Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on September 13, 1962 · Page 12
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Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 12

Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, September 13, 1962
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symbol • of Iowa IMversity bad its origisi m the Christmas season of ^18»T " ' - " ' •~ :Cwy Maybry, a student was go- mg to Chicago-for the holidays, and ms instructed to look for some ' appropriate school colors. Mayhry wifli the colors Hue, and 26 College Edition Thursday, September 13, '1962 Fayette LEADER Fayette, Iowa white." The blue was represented by a peacock blue ribbon. Ibe colors were adopted first, and then the bird itself was adopted as a symbol later. Henry Dickman and Will Baker of the class of 1893, who both later became trustees, decided as long as the color peacock blue was to be the school colors, then the bird should represent the school emblem. • Since the year 1893 the peacock has represented U. I. U. students and has been displayed at various activities both on and off campus. In the early 30's the Fayette Methodist youth group a, d the college erected a cabin at Clear Take where the peacock and school colors were displayed. The Collegian room at Clear Lake was called the peacock room. The peacock as a symbol has appeared in parades, at football games, in year books, and is used on many documents in the administration of school affairs. The lounge in the Dickman Recreation hall is known as the peacock lounge. Some persons have described the various colors of the peacock as symbolic of the broad, liberal education available at Upper Iowa University. Book store, to be In new quarters Indicative of the many changes that are constantly required on the U. L U. campus is the University Bookstore, which will move into new quarters this fall following the completion of the new Baker-Hebron Science ball. Through the years the Bookstore has been located in. the basement of the David B. Henderson library, the Dickman Recreation hall, ground floor of Alexander Hall, and its present location in the Little Red School House. The rapid growth of the University, and expansion of the student body has required the Bookstore to move into larger quarters periodically. When the Bookstore, managed by Mrs. Gussie Crafton, makes its next move, it will be located in the air-conditioned basement of the new science hall, and will again expand its faculties tq include new lines of book supplies and University souvenirs. After the Bookstore moves the Little Red School House will be remodeled to provide office space for the dean of women, dean of men, and a Student Government meeting room. SELL YOUR DONT WANTS WITH LEADER WANT ADS Peacocks May You Be As Pleased In Fayette, As We Are To Have You! SPEOAL PEACOCK PRICES ON RADIOS — PHONOS — STEREO'S — AND ANYTHING ELSE YOU MAY NEED. THRU THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER ANY U. L U. STUDENT WILL BE GRANTED THESE "PEACOCK PRICES". THIS IS OUR WELCOME ! The Public--Carload Purchases Mean Savings On FURNITURE - APPLIANCES - CARPETING APPLIANCES ?VJ 'Ofjf-'fff\ *. V*^3i |8f ~*^ ¥$"?!« j\. TT~ • — Uving Room Suites FROM <JJ19O TERM 3 " SAVE NOW MODELS Carpets From sq. yd. With Pad &'» **'• k ^l^, ^ ' -4?°" ' » - DRAPERIES CHOOSE FROM OVER 500 BEAUTIFUL FABRICS CUSTOM - MADE IN OUR OWN WORKROOMS Serwng Iowa Homemakere Has Been A Family Tradition For Nearly 60 Years. 1IMTLE TEflS THAYER'S GOLD BOND STAMPS OPEN MONDAY — FRIDAY — SATURDAY 'TILL 9:00 P. M. RUGS CARPETS CLEANED mm-must-mmm

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