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   Fayette County Leader (Newspaper) - November 20, 1969, Fayette, Iowa                                Il I NUMBERS YOU SHOULD KNOW AMBULANCE 4253307 POLICE 4253276 FIRE 4253389 FAYETTESAWARD WINNING NEWSPAPER NOVEMBER 1969 IOWA 00300 of Hist A Iowa COUNTY VOLUME 55 HOME OF UPPER IOWA COLLEGE PAGE 1 NUMBER 46 Honor roll students in Fayette announced Honor roll students for the first nine weeks In the Faye t te Community high school were an nounced this week by Principal Verdell A full B average was needed in all academic subjects to be in cluded on die honor Elaine a received an A rating in all academic Those included on the honor roll are SENIORSDavid Carol Nancy Kathryn Keith Him Mary Becky Kathy JUNIORS Janis Wen dy Marsha Levering Elaine Linda Popen SOPHOMORES Ann Alder Charlette Marva Jo Denise Jean Vicki Linda De lores FRESHMEN Marv Sylvia Richard Hofmey Janet Denise John Kenneth Popenhag Steve Mark Marilyn Linda Leader press day early next week The Fayette Leader will go to press one day early next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday o n The paper will go to press on and will be in the mail Wednesday Because of the early press all advertising must be in the Leader office by and all news by noon on Retail stores in Fayette will be closed all Thanksgiving and school students will have a fourday Thursday through School reorganization vote fails in rural areas Cards being mailed on 70 auto licenses Hew name chosen for Scout district License fee notice cards are now being mailed from the Fay ette county treasurers Although license plates will not be issued until applicat ions for license will be accepted immediately if the owner will re turn the notice card and a The twentyfive cent reflective plate fee will not be In formation concerning due and other important inform ation is explained on the A revised formula for comput ing license fees in some cas increase the automobile The license fee to be paid is shown on the face of the The new truck fee schedule is Conservation speech contest is scheduled a Nez Perce Indian word meaning a gathering of was adopted Thursday night as the new name for the re organized Montega Scouting dis The new name was chosen at the annual meeting of the old Mon tega district held at Upper Iowa The new Potlatch dis trict is composed of Scouting units in Buchanan and portions of Fay ette and Bremer director of 1 public relations at Upper Iowa col lege and retiring chairman of die old Montega was elected chairman of the new district dur ing the Other officers and committee chairmen elected for the Potlatch district are Robert vice chairman Phil commis I sioner Harold Independ Dillard Denver and Mort assist ant Jay Jay activities chairman Arthur advancement Paul leadership training Bob finance Lanny camping Wil lard organization and extension and Robert Jag The 1969 recognition awards were given to Don Pack Outstanding Cubmaster of the Year Jack Hunt Troop Outstand ing Scoutmaster of the Year and Outstand ing Scouter of the The former Montega distri c t flag was officially retired and pre in to Eu gene retiring president of Upper Iowa college and former president of the Wapsipinicon Ar ea the only man from the old Montega district to hold this as follows 3 unless the truck is over ten years old then the fee is 4 5 6 7 For the first a special truck license will be aval 1 a b 1 e This license is issued on a truck not used for hire with a gross weight from eight through 12 This type of license is used by a person engaged in farming to trans port commodities purchased by the owner for use in his own farm ing The fees are 8 to 10 11 to 12 Truck fees over may be paid in two Information on higher classification rates may be obtained from the county There has been no increase in the trailer license with the exception of the higher classifica in regular License places ordefcd by mail will be handled Community census to be taken on Sunday The four churches of Fayette will take a community census of the town of Fayette on Sunday November during the hours of two to This ecumenical project of the First Grace Luther Francis Catholic and Wes leyan Methodist Churches is in tended to express the united con cern of the churches for all the people of the Fayette community and to give witness to the solidar ity of the Christian people living in Seventy teams will canvas the on Sunday afternoon to ob tain from the members of the Kenneth Fayette county Farm Bureau fourth from is pictured with newly elected Farm Bureau directors for the 1970 Left to right is Harry Au burn township director Edward Eden Wayne Moh Fremont Blockhus Raymond Smithfield Edwin The new directors assumed their duties at the regular monthly board meeting last Contestants are now being ac cepted for participation in the 19 70 Soil Conservation Speech Con The statewide which I is sponsored on the local level by the Fayette County Soil Conserva tion is open to all junior and senior high school students that reside in the The district Soil Conservation speech contest will be he 1 d on March 1970 at at North Fayette County Community Prizes will be 2nd 50 and The topic for this years con test will be Youths Role in Soil and Water A total of 360 Iowa youths participated in the 1969 statewide which was won by Myron Dean Herzberg of The regional and state levels of the contest are cosponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Iowa afternoon to ob iation of Soil Conservation District mln from rhp f Commissioners and the Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance C o m p a n The winner of the local contest will advance to the regional com petition which will be held in June or Regional contest prizes will consist of and for and third plac ings The state contest will be held in at the Annual Conference for Soil Conservation District The first place winner in the state contest will receive a college schol arship and in The sec ond and third place awards in the state contest will consist of and in cash Anyone interested in entering the 1970 Soil Conservation Speech Contest may obtain contest inform ation from the Fayette County Soil Conservation District or the nearest vocational Agriculture The sponsors encour age all whether rural or to enter this very educat ional and rewarding A large number of voters in the Fayette school district turned out for die special election Tues and rejected a proposal to reorganize with the North Fay ette school A total of 651 voters cast bal lots in the Fayette with only one of the ballots being There were 389 votei not favoring the reorganize t ion proposal and 261 in favor of In the North Fayettc school district the proposal approv ed with 740 yes votes and 396 no The vast majority of the yes were cast in West where 044 favored the reorganization and ISO voted The rural areas of the North Fayette district voted against the The result of die voting means that the Fayette school d i s t r let will operate the local school an other providing they meet state Also provid ing that none of die duec boards Fayette North Fay ettc or the county board decides to take board action and reorganize the any community information on dieir religious their inter est in any of the and their dioughts regarding the serv ice of the churches to die com Each team will be composed of representatives of two of the The census takers will gadier at Grace Ludieran Church at Sunday afternoon for a short The people of Fayette are aik ed to be home on Sunday after noon and to receive the cens us takers in the spirit which prompt ed this ecumenical CoCampaign Urban Kuennen and Leo Boderutein had the membership committee into a planning meeting on November 11 at the Farm Bureau building in A sched ule of events for the membership campaign was set A new member drive is scheduled for December 10th and The kickoff is February The membership committee is pic tured above from left to right BUI Balk Leonard KnlpperChar les Rechkemmer Dennis Rechkemmer Roy Port Leo Boden steiner Urban Kuennen Ralph Jipson Francis Nixon Harold   

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