The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 6, 1965 · Page 4
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4-Algene (la.) Upp*r DPS Molnet Tueidey, April 6, 1965 IF YOU REALLY DESIRE IT— YOU CAN PROSPER AFTER 65 All of you approaching retire-i •** mcnt can't do what Mr , Robrrt T. Fairoy. Sr.. has done ' But most of you can follow his | pattern, and find a better life j than you're likely to have other- : wise. | Mr. Fairey. who is 74, retired j to a town called Latta. S C.. i which has about 2,000 inhabitants I This was in 1959 Since then he ( has become a distinguished ] citizen all over again, has taken over some of the community's more responsible jobs, and added considerably to his retirement income. A wide-ranging career had preceded Mr. Fairey's retirement. He graduated from Wofford College in South Carolina, taught school for three years. He served in World War 1. Then, returning to teaching, he moved to Latta and became superintendent of schools. He moved on to other schools and eventually served 10 years as supervising principal at Avon Park, Fla. By 1937 he was state adjutant of the American Legion in South Carolina, then went with the Veterans Administration as a specialist in claims and rating procedures. Meanwhile he prepared a history of the American Legion in South Carolina, and as a result was named national historian of the Legion in 1953 and held the job four years. "When 1 first retired," Mr. Fairey says, "we built a small home, and 1 gave most of my time to yard work and a vegetable garden. But I soon realized I had to take some interest in other things. Also I needed a little more Income . . ." His first move was to got a job as loral correspondent for two daily newspapers that were circulated in thr Latta area From that base he moved into the Latta Merchants Association, and was askrd to br its secretary A year apo he was circled to thr Latta town council for a four- year term Then ho was named to the executive committee of his County Chamber of Commerce. A little later he began work on his local newspaper, The Latta Observer, and now writes a column called "Facts and Fairey Tales" His latest job is as correspondent in his county for the national firm of Dun & Hradstrect. "I find myself going too fast at times and have to slow down," Mr. Fairey says. "Hut 1 believe 1 would rather wear out than rust out. 1 am in reasonably good health, although 1 have been hospitalized three or four times since I retired . . ." Mr. Fairey retired to a town where once he had an important job. Many men like to do this, hut 40 years elapsed before his return, so he tackled the town with few advantages any other retired man wouldn't have in any strange town of 2,000 people. Mr Fairey chose n town in the state where a large part of his working years were spent. This, too, was no particular advantage since in this day of transient America state loyalties arc breaking down. New nOI.DIIN Vl'.AHS .in-iiRie booklet nnw rrndr. Srnrt Me In rnln (no nlnmns). In Drill. CSI'S Ilox 107'!. nrnnil Central Slallntt. Nrw Vnrk 17. N. V. ATTEND BAPTISM Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Hovey and David were joined at Humboldt March 28 by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hauck and Mr. and Mrs. Allen Adams, Burt, for the baptism in the Lutheran church of Janet Renee, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hauck. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Mawdsley and David Hovey were sponsors. The child is a granddaughter of the Hovey sand Lawrence Hauck s. She has a sister Barbara Jean nearly 5. A dinner was held at the Gordon Haucks. - o - SHOWER HONORS A miscellaneous shower was given March 29 at Fellowship hall of the Presbyterian church for Carol Markovetz, daughter of Mrs. Hazel Markovetz, whose marriage to Michael Dixon took place Sunday in the Presbyterian church. Hostesses were Mrs. Homer Klein, Mrs. Ivan Parrott, Mrs. Joe Easter, Mrs. A. J. Eason, Mrs. Glen Jones, Mrs. Leon Martin, Mrs. Art Odegaard and Laverne Johnson. The honoree will continue her work in Des Moines and Mr. Dixon, whose home is at Bancroft, is in service. He will be joined by his wife later. A brief program constituted the amusement at the shower. - o - DINNER HOSTESS Helen Dingley entertained at dinner Thursday evening and had as guests Mr. and Mrs. William B. Nugent, Mrs. Irene Warner, Des Moines, Mr. and Mrs. John Burke, Santa Monica, Calif., Mr. and Mrs. Wade Sullivan, Mrs. Joe Lowe and Mrs. Rhoda Bonar. - o - HOST CLUBS Mrs. Dean Taylor is entertaining her sewing club Thursday. Mrs. John Thuente entertained her card club last Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gilmore entertained the "Couples Club" Friday evening. - o - WED 25 YEARS Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wibben entertained at a family dinner March 28 in observance of their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. The actual date was March 26. - o BRIDGE HOSTESS Mrs. Boy Bjustrom entertained her bridge club Wednesday at Mrs. Don Nelson's. - o - FAMILY DINNER Mr. and Mrs. Gale Stockwell entertained at dinner March 28 in honor of the birthday of their grandson, Loren Nelson. Others in attendance were his wife, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Cowan, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nelson and their son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Lee Himebright, Minneapolis. Mrs. Henry Nelson had been here a few days previously, a guest of her parents, and was joined here by Mr. Nelson for the weekend. - o METHODIST SLATE Methodist W. S. C. S. Spiritual Bazaar will be held April 8 and is a day for spiritual refreshment, followed by coffee and fellowship. Hours are 10 tfite 11 a. m. and 2 to 4 p. m. The Methodist Men's Club dinner will be held April 6 at 6:30. Salvador de Souze, exchange student who is living with Mr. and Mrs. Rex Taylor, will be guest speaker. His home is in Brazil. 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