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   Albia Monroe County News (Newspaper) - January 14, 1963, Albia, Iowa                        Ifs News to Us- The Weekly Ahnonoc Seitart, WeatJker GMcrrar) sa nml rente, stop voli- fUe4 fcr Nooe .It None Nome 28 11_____20 18 12_____0 -5 Jam. 13_____14 -11 Jan. 14_____ .2 Hraturemenu of new snow have been a fourth Loch Friday and three aod three- fourths inches Saturday morn Snow levels have been a fourth inch Friday mominf and four inches Saturday. Sunday and Monday mornings. ALftlA Prices quoted are as of 10 a-m. M the day of publication. cfaanfe daily. Where prices paid rury among local produce houses, highest prices are quoted. No. 1, butterfat_________58c Ib. No. 2, butterfat________54e Ib. Sweet, butterfat________Me Ib. costs. ft f JM. 3 Tony CaMpftli. Reck exeeedwc Bicat speed limit. nv fonuaiiott filed bv Iowa Pttnl. fined tt and costs. Ivyl G. Kendall. Ottumma. ex- ceeding night speed limit, infor- .Tnattoa filed by Iowa" Highway Patrol, fined and costs. LXXVIII Monday, January 14, 1963 Mrs. Shivvers Jumbos ______________28c doz. A Large______________28c doz. A Medium _'___________24c doz. B Large______________24c doz. Checks, doz. A Small _ doz_ Jan. son, weighing 7 Ihs. oz-. at Monroe County Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs Leroy Beebe, Bussey. Florence Menefee Puckett. about 69, Des Momes. formerly of Albia. Jan. 8 in Des Momes. Mrs. Mary Johnson, Moravia, Jan. 10 at her home. Dan P. DurbaJa. 72, Jackson. Minn., formerly of near Lovilia. Jan. 12 at his home- Mrs. Charles Hall, 62. AVyan- dotte. Mich.. Jan. 11 at her home. FIRE Jan. call at jp.m. to home of Mrs. Anne Cottrell, Rte. 1. Albia. Chimney flue burned out JUSTICE Mayor Frank J. Karpm Jan. 11 John Francis Kramer; delin- quent license plates, information filed by Albia Police Officer Ron aid Mock, fined S5 and costs Floyd M. Ver Steegh. Oskaloo- Jan. Richmond. 133 17th Ave- E, Albia; Mrs. John McCombs. 604 Washington Ave. E Albia: Tom Adler, Monvia. Jan. Mabel Thomas. 1301 Division St.. Burlington; Isabell Smith. 16 Third Ave. W Albia; Mn. Clell Smith. Ben ton Ave. E-. Albia: Chariene Kin- ney. 321 X. Second St. Albia; Ella McVietty. Lovilia: Karroll J. Smith, 702 S. Main St., Albia. Jan. A. E. Scott. 116 Third Ave. E_, Albia; Clyde Chris- ty Jr.. 729 Bentcn Ave. E.. Albia: Julius Peterson, Lovilia; Sally Bradley, 10 Washington Ave. W., Albia: Jack Gilmore. 310 Wash ington Ave. E., Albia. Jan. LeRoy Beebe: Bussey; Richard Johnston, Rte. 4. Albia: Karen Dunkin, Rte. 2, Lovilia: Lylaine Visser. Bussev; Ward A. Setphens. 615 N. 10th St., Albia: Mrs. Gene Quandt. Al- bia. Dicks Trailer Court: William J Pasut, Rte 1, Albia. Velma Jones. 309 A Ave. E., Albia. Mrs.' Ewdard Ryan. Rte. 1. Melrose: Arthur Freed, 407 N. Eighth St. Albia; Christy Ann Schakel, 640 North B St.. Albia: David D. Schakel, 640 N. B SL. Albia: Mrs. Rex Campbell, 321 A Ave. W., Albia. David L. Means, Albia; Amelia Findley, 216 N. llth St.. Albia: Matt Chelar. Rte. 5. Albia: Mrs, John McCombs, Rte. 5. Albia; Larry J. Thorson, 602 Benton Ave W., Albia :Ed- ward J. Hollinrake. Rte. 1, Lo- vilia; Mrs. Bert Fisher. Rte- 1, Lovilia; Mrs. John Allison, Lo- vilia; Mrs. BiU Weidon. Rte. 1. Lo- vilia; Mrs. Joseph Walker, Rte. 1, Blakesburg: Gary Storey, Jlte.. 3, -Albia; Oscar Engstrom, 322 "S. A St.. Albia; Mrs. Leslie Whitson, 315 S. Second St., Albia; Steven Iroenieruian; Blakesburg; Mrs. Emmett Grimes. Bussev. Harvev Jones, 114% S Main St., Ella M. McVietty, Lovilia; Susan .on Page 4 65 Marriages, 12 Divorces In County During 1962 Stock Pheasant Gene Klonglan biologist for the Iowa State Con- servation, and Melvin Johnston, conservation officer for Lucas and Wayne counties ,are shown during the stocking of the Reeves pheasant in Stephens State For- est. Klonglan is holding the gaudy cock bird. The oth- er is a hen. Release Reeves Pheasant In Nearby State Forest The highly-publicized. Reeves pheasant has been released b> the Iowa State Conservation Com- mission m the Cedar Creek unit of Stephens State Forest, north- east of Chariton The cocks and 12 the remainder of the commission's original supply of brood stock. Over 100 young birds remain in captivity to furnish future slock. Tne birds were released main- ly to determine if they could sur- vive through the remainder of the winter in the wild. The Reeves is a timber phea- sant from southeast Asia. It prefers wooded areas, which makes it desirable for southern Iowa's timbered river valleys and pastures. The ringneek pheasant bird which is hunted in open land. Slightly larger" than the ring- neck, the Reeves is a gaudy combination of copper, deep maroon, black and tan. The cocks are hard to miss v.-ith their white head. Lore Ranger mask, and spectacular tail reaching a length of four to five feet. The unique tail acts as a rudder when the bird flies through the trees- Being one of the strongest fliers in the pheasant family, the Reeves could offer an extremely fine target m timbered areas. As yet. however, the Reeves is not legally hunted anywhere in the United States, although other states are ako experimenting with the bird. The commission considers its potential outstanding from the hunter's viewpoint, but says it will take years to determine if the birds can take hold in the state. '-IJUle is known of the bird's and could require many years of study before we could feel certain of success or the commission state- ment said. The commission pointed out that the ringneek pheasant was stocked in Iowa around the turn of the century, but there was no open season until "Estab- lishing a new species is often nothing more than repeated fail- ures, or on some occasions spec- tacular the commission said. Sixty-five marriages were per- formed in Monroe county during 1962. records in the office of the clerk of court show. At the same time, district court judges here were granting 12 di- vorces. The clerk's office recorded 135 births during the year. A total of 124 certificates of death were completed in the county, and the clerk has received certificates of death of 31 other Monroe county residents who died outside the county. These certificates for the last half of December have not yet been received. Three adoptions were allowed during the year- Changes in marriage license laws apparently have been effec- tive in halting quick marriages in Iowa of couples from outside the state. Before the law was chang- ed, at the middle of 1961. a mar riage could be performed as quickly as the couple could pur- chase its license and find a miii ister or justice of the peace. The new law requires a three-day period- During 1962. only one of the 65 marriages performed was of a couple living outside the state, and in that case the groom was a of" Monroe county. Eight otJher marriages were of one per- son living in Iowa and one living outside Iowa Only 10 of the 130 persons married here were non- residents. The distribution of ices of Mrs. Mary Johnson, Moravia, Dies Mrs. John (Mary) Johnson died Thursday about 11 a.m. of a heart attack at her home a 'mile north of Moravia. The daughter of William and Sarah Pence DuVall. she was born in Appanoose county. She was married July 7. 1915. to John L- Johnson. Surviving are her husband, two sons. John William Johnson of Tucson, Ariz., and Richard John- son of Moravia: a daughter. Mrs. Ruth Schultz of Springfield, Ohio: a sister. Mrs. Nell Pilkington of Flagstaff, Ariz.; two brothers. Warren DuVall of Moravia and Roy DuVall of Cheyenne. and six grandchildren. Three sis- ters and four brothers preceded herein death. The funerai was Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home in Moravia with the Rev J. A. Ogden. pastor of the Moraiia Evangelical United Brethren Church, in charge. Burial was in Moravia cemetery- Barker Funeral Held Saturday The funeral for Mrs- Marion Barker, 76, of Albia was held Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Chris- tian Church with the Rev. John Patterson in charge. Burial was in Oak View cemetery. Allison Corr Rites Saturday The funeral for Allison Carr, 74. of Bussey was held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the -Zimmerman Fu- neral Home in Bussey. The Rev. Frank Greenwood was in charge. Burial was in Grecnlawn ceme- tery at Bussey. A suit Tiled by Francis Clair and others against Iowa South- ern Utilities Co. and others mas dismissed in district court last week. The suit had asked dam- ages resulting from an explosion on Christmas day, 1961. Louis M- Darrah. Lovilia. last week resigned as Justice of the Peace of Union township. Darrah was appointed Jan. 16. 1962. by the Board of Supervisors. The board has not yet named a STJC- cessor. NO School will not be held Friday Jan. 18, because the teachers will be checking the semester tests and recording the gr 17 11 20 _____ 22 23 24 25 31-35 41 5140 61 an over those who were married in 1962 was: Groom 1 0 4 7 13 3 5 1 2 3 T 1 2 While June is usually the month of brides, it tied for fourth place 1962. May and September led with eight marriages each, while August had seven. Jur.e. July. Oc- tober and December each had six. November had five. Febru- ary four, and Januaiy. March and April three each. Juvenile court had a light year, with only four juveniles appear- ing during the year. One girl. charged with being neglected and dependant, was sent to the Stale Juvenile Home at Toledo. Three boys, charged with being delin- quent, dependant and neglected, had their cases continued during their good behavior. Two of the three were soon back in juvenile court and received commitments to the Boys Reformatory at El- dora. The commitments, however. were withheld pending their good The clerk of court's office han- dler during the year This included marriage license fees. dislncl court fees. 5734.71; probale fees. mechanics liens, transcript fees, 45. fines, S3.402; sher iffs uneollected fees. and court reporter Ices. 5145. The re- maining constitutes trusts. Mrs. Charles Hall, 62, Dies Friday Mrs. Charle.-, Hall, 62. of V.'yan- Mich., died Fridav morn ing at her home of a heart at- tack. She was the former Leota Franklin, born Dec CO, 1900. at Lockman. Ihe daughter of Oliver E and Edith M. Franklin, Shi- had lived at Old Foster prior to moving to .Michigan 25 ago She is survived by her hus- band: one daughter. Mrs. Judith Kcgiey of Wyandotte: one son. Charles Hall Jr.. also of V.'yan dolle; two sisters. .Airs. Delilah Miller and Pearl Bridgman. bo'.h of Albia. and two brothers. George Franklin and Dewcv Franklin, both of Eddyville. Elected State Senate Seat Is Filled Mrs Mrs. First to Elect Pair of Women 'Monroe county will be repre sented in the session of the legis- lature which started today by two women. Since the 'first woman was elected to the legis- lature about 25 years ago. this i-, Uie first Lime a county lias been represented by women in both the state senate and house. Mrs. Vera 11. Shivvers of Knox- ville. elected in a special election -Thursday to represent Monroe and Marion counties in the sen- ate, is joining Mrs. Katherine M. Falvey of Albia, state representa- tive for Monroe county, 4ou three other women legislators. The four women members of the house during the last ses sion were re-elected, and with the addition of Mrs. Shiwcrs in the senate Iowa ha.s its largest Lester Poole Is Named Cashier Ixstcr Poole was named cash- ier of the Peoples National Bank at the annual meeting held here last week. Poole replaces E W Baxter, who will retire Feb. 1 after years of service with banks in' Albia and Monroe county. At the stockholders meeting P.obcrt Bullock and Jim King v. ere named assistant cashiers and King was also named a di- rector Officers re-elected include J. E. King, president; Chester C. Wood- cock, v.cc president: and Ustlicr Larson and Barbara Frye, assist- ant cashiers Directors renamed were -I E. King. Chester C. Wocxlcock, Rob- ert C. Palmer. Lester Poole. W. A. Smith, and W. P. Judge. J. V. Hurst was renamed an honorary- director. number of women in one session of the Serving along with Mrs. Falvey and Mrs. Shiwers are Mrs. Lena- belle Bock of Garner, Miss Pcrcie Van Alstine of Gilmore City and Mrs. Frances Hakes of Laurcns These three are beginning their second term. Mrs. Falvey. starting her third term, has now served longer in the house than any other woman. Mrs Shivvers is only the third woman to be elected to the state senate. The highest office in to be held by a woman is sccr.elary of state. Mrs. Alex Miller served in that office, and. among other things, was responsible for for- mation of the Iowa Highway Patrol. Don P. Durbola Dies Saturday Dfn P. Durbala, 72, died at p.m. Saturday at his home in Jackson. Minn., following a heart attack while eating his evening meal He was born in Mahaska coun- ly. near Oskaloosa, and was a son of John and Mary Magyar Durbala. He lived enst of Lovilia before moving to Jackson about 50 years ago. Surviving is ii's wife, the for- mer Ann Morris: six daughters: one sister. Mrs. John Sofranko: and five brothers, Elmer and Frank of Albia. Joe of Lovilia. John of St Paul, Minn., and Carl of Cedar Rapids. Funeral sen-ices-will be held Tuesday at a m. at Jackson Relatives from Lovilia v.ho plan to attend the funeral include Mr. and .Mrs. Frank Durbala, Mrs. Edward and Miss Elca nora Sofranko. Mrs. Vera II. Shivxi-rs of Knox- ville was elected Thursday to serve Marion and Monroe coun- ties in the stale senate. Mrs. Shivxers was a 326 vote winner over Howard H. of Pleasantville in a special ejection. Mrs. Shivvers received votes and Myers 2.586 The third woman to bo elected to ihe state senate. Mrs. Slmvers led Myers by 105 votes in Monroe county and 221 votes in .Marion c.uunly in liit- .inofficial totals. In Monroe county >he led in all pre cmcti except Cedar. Union. Jack- son and Wayne townships ami tlu- Guilford-Ilileman precmcL She will complete the uncx- term to which Carroll Price was originally elected in 1060. Price resigned in to become a member 01 the State Board of Control. Mrs. Sliiwcrs' husband, the late L. C. (John) Shivvers. was elected Nov. 6 in complete the unexpired term, but died Dec. 21. The term lasts until January. 19C5. when the two counties will no longer be in the same 'sena- torial district. Monroe county will then be combined with Lu- cas and Wayne counties, the re- sult of of t'no state senate under the present consti- tutional provisions. The term began today with the opening of the 1963 legislative tL-rin. File Three Charges After Accident A charge was filed against each of the three persons in a two-car of Al bia Sunday evening. The driver of one car. Mrs. Lois Shirley Quandt, 16, of Dicks Trailer Court, Albia. was charg- ed with operating a motor vehicle without a driver's license. Her husband. Gene Emil Quandt, was charged with permitting an un- person to operate a motor vehicle. The driver of the other car. William Joseph Pasut. '20. Rte. 1. Albia. was charger! with failure to yield one half of the roadxsay "Die three charges were filed by Sheriff William F. I'.agley, who investigated the ac- cident. .Mrs. Quandt was hospitali7cd wiih bruises, and I'asut was lios- with numerous cuts and bruises. Quandt received a split lip but was not hospitalized. The accident happened at 5'15 p.m. five miles southeast of Albia on County Road The cars collided head on. The Pasut car, ,-i Ford, and the Quandt car. 3 1957 Chevrolet, were both cx- tcnsivclv damaged. Area School Districts Could Provide Numerous Services Organization of the stale into 16 area school districts, as out lined by the State Department of Public Instruction to members of the Iowa Legislature, could result in numerous additional educational services being abie to students of Ihe stale The larger school units could also assist local districts, which would be retained under the sug- gested change, with a variety of administrative services The educational ind trative services which could be furnished by the area district are only a part of the function suggested for them. They could also provide the framework for the organization of community colleges which could serve larger areas than are served by ihe ex- isting community colleges. Under the plan drawn up for consideration of the legislature. Monroe county (except the 200 acres of land ir. the Russell d's- tnct) would be in district XV. This district is generally Mah- aska, Keokuk. Washington. Jef- ferson, Wapello. Monroe. Ap- pahoose. and Van Curcn counties. In -June. 1961. the Association of County Superintendents re quested the Stale Board of Pub- lic Instruction to establish a committee to study and draw boundaries for intermediate dis- tncts. to the educational and administrative services men- tioned earlier. The Department of Public Instruction had also re- ceiied a directive of House Re- solution 6 requesting thai a statewide system of public area community colleges bo planned. Smcc both proposals required the of the stale into tax districts, and the election of con- trolling boards and appointment of an administrative officer, con- sideration was given to organiz ing both functions with the same boundaries. Although considera- tion was also given to using dif- ferent boundaries for the two functions, it was decided to re- commend the establishment of one set of area districts to fulfill both functions. An educational export with ex- tensive experience in Midwestern stales. Stephen J. Knezcvich. stales. an'd func lionally. the intermediate unit lies between the state on the one hand and the local district on the other. It is an arm of the stale bul at the same time oc- cupies territory 'hat encompas- ses manv local school districts as well.'' The intermediate units Knezevich .says, can "provide specialized services at a reason- able cost per pupil that the local unit district could not provide because there were either too few- pupils or the cost would been prohibitive." The report to the legislature does not specifically outline ser- vices which the intermediate dis- tricts would provide. "These have to be determined by local dis- trict desires, cooperation, ana the report states. Il does provide information which can be used to determine the population base needed to pro- vide certain programs. High school enrollment in area XV (grades 912) is While- total school enrollment is not included for each district, the total enrollment for district XV v.ould probably be about 30.000. Using this rough estimate of 30.000. these v.ould be the num- ber of school childern in all graik-s in area XV with unusual conditions: Kmotionajly Rducablc mentally 600 Trainablc mentally 150 Physically Speech Partially The Department of Public In- struction in its report lists school enrollments needed to effectively utilize the services of specialist personnel. Based on these esti- mates and on the enroll- ment estimate, district XV could effectively utilize the following specialists: Social (1 per 3.000 on A Mrs Shivvers. 55. is a lifelong resident of Marion county. She was graduated with honors from Simpson college, then taught school three years at Indianola and Hartford. In 1953 she was named as an lova Master Farm Homemaker. She has a long record of activity in community activities, includ- ing church, school. 4-H. exten- sion. Farm Bureau. Knoxvillu Women's Club. Marion County Planning Commission. Marion County Improvement Council, and tliL- Christian Rural Overseas Program The vote in Thursday's c-cc- tion w.-is: Albia 1st Albia 2nd 3rd Albia 4th Bluff Wayne Cuilford Cuilford Marion MCARC Has Report The Monroe County Association for Reiarded Children last week issued its financial statement for The report lists these receipts: cash on hand at end of 1961, 515731: fall fund drive, gifts from local individuals or corporations, S77. designated gifts for New Hope School onlj. S229.65; membership dues, and special fund raising activi- ties for New Hope School. Total receipts were Expenditures listed in the re- port were: teacher's salary for the trainablc retarded class. S300: maintenance cost for NC.W Hope School. S203.59: postage, special services to classes. printing of newsletters, cost of fund drive. support of state association for retarded children. 550. support of national association, and mortgage payment. Total expendi- tures were The county- association had on hand at the end of the year. The report listed as other as sets J he house and lot across from the high school gymnasium. where New Hope School is local cd. and listed as liabilities a debt on the house, and an unpaid bill of Projects of the association, ac- cording to Mrs. Dale Barker, county association president arc now maintenance of New Hope School for trainablc children, as- sistance of parents in payment of the teacher's salary, and payment of utilities, maintenance costs, in- surance. and loan and interest on the house- Other projects, such as news- letters. sending member to con- ventions. field trips to state schools, and sponsorship of a state school resident, been shelved because of lack of funds. .Mrs. Barker said. Mrs. Puckctt Dies In DCS Moints Funeral services for Mrs. Flor- ence Menefee Puckctt, about W. were held Friday morning in DCS Momes. Burial was in an Oska- loosa cemetery. Mrs. Puckett died Tuesday in Des Moincs of a heart condition. A former Albia resident, she had lived in Oskaloosa before going to Des Moines. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus. Surviving is one daughter. Mrs. Mnrjoric Moore of Des Moines. I NEWSPAPER I   

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