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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - April 3, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa The it pleasant news partly Cloudy vol. 92, no. 79 it. Pleasant Iowa Friday evening april 3, 1970 Price to cents these Days by John Chamberlain where does our violence originate sometimes one has the feeling that we Are living again through the worst years of the nineteenth Century. There was 1877, the year of the first great Railroad strike when the country was convulsed with what came perilously close to a National work stoppage that was carefully abetted by the new immigrant marxist societies in Cincinnati Chicago and St. Louis. There was 1888, the year of the Haymarket bomb throwing in Chicago and also 1894, the year in which president Grover Cleveland sent the Federal troops to break the Pullman strike. The most fearsome Man of that late nineteenth Century Era was Johann most the 4 anarchist of the deed a who preached the Virtues of a slug of dynamite in a piece of Lead pipe. Occasionally an anarchist Follower of Bakunin or Mast would put theory into practice As when Alexander Berkman shot Stedman Andrew Carnegie a right hand Man Henry Clay Frick. We seem to have returned to those years but this time there is a difference. The violence no longer comes primarily from the proletariat or even labor unions. The most significant action in new York City during the postal strike was the firm rejection by the mailman of help from the students for a democratic society. Some of the so called students turned up on the picket lines outside the main Manhattan Post office and were driven off by indignant postal workers who told the a users to go and do their thing elsewhere. The strange thing about it is that while the students shout a death to the symbols of capitalism a and put fire to a Bank in Isla Vista calif., the workers continue to want More of the Good things of capitalism. Release 103 after 79 hours Seoul up a a group of hijackers released 103 Bon weary hostages from 79 hours Captivity in a pirated Airliner today in Exchange for a japanese official who flew with them to North Korea. The communists said they could no longer Promise immediate repatriation. A the situation has changed a statement from Pyongyang said local option tax Bill Given death blow Des Moines up a the Iowa House today dealt a death blow to the proposed Bill which would have Given cities and towns the right to Levy local option taxes for additional Revenue. In debate sparked by Points of order and parliamentary inquiry House speaker William Harbor finally killed the Bill by referring it Back to the ways and Means committee. Harbor a ruling followed a Point port ending possible imprisonment and torture for the three crewmen and japanese vice transportation minister aboard the Japan air lines Boeing 727 with the nine hijackers. I too it was reported the Airliner had landed in the North after circling out Over the Western Shore of the korean Peninsula and then Back Inland to Pyongyang a roundabout route to avoid being shot at Over the demilitarized zone. Earlier the communists had promised to release the Airliner and everyone aboard immediately once it arrived in the North. There was no explanation for the change of mind announced after the Airliner left Seoul a Kimpo International Airport. Too the arrival in Pyongyang brought an end to the longest 84 hours hijacking on record and one of the most bizarre. But the Fate of the men aboard was Uncertain for returnees from the last plane pirated to the North reported they had been tortured and beaten. Orchestra rehearses for sunday concert the Southeast Iowa symphony orchestra which will perform its Spring concert in the Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel auditorium sunday april 5, at 8 ., is shown in rehearsal i. To a Alice Wilcox Washington Joan Wise Washington and Charlotte Matheus i. Pleasant. Admission to sundays concert is $1 for adults 50 cents for students and free to children under i. Four stewardesses and 96 of the 99 passengers released by the hijackers boarded another Japan air lines plane in Seoul and flew to of order raised by rep. Leroy Mil Fukuoka Japan in route to Lerr Shenandoah. Miller cited a Tokyo. The hijacked Airliner had procedural Rule which required a fall made a refuelling Stop at Fukuoka Bills pertaining to the Levy assess on tuesday. Ment or to collection of taxes a to a receive study by the powerful ways and Means committee. Threshers to due to the late hour of the 1970 legislature and the controversial nature of the Bill the chairman of the ways and Means committee Senate votes Transfer of inc funds Des Moines up a a Bill to implement a major portion of gov. Robert d. Rays proposed $17.9 million budget shift and Rescue Iowa taxpayers from a general tax increase cleared the Iowa Senate thursday night. The Bill which would move $10 million from the Iowa Highway commissions primary Road fund to other state programs received an boys take care of injured dog the Young people of this Community Are continually performing Good deeds and the news is always grateful when such deeds Are brought to the attention of the newspaper. On thursday a Small Brown dog wearing a round Collar was struck by a car at the Corner of North Walnut and Locust streets. The Driver of the car stopped and seemed perplexed As to what he should do. Two Young men. Bob Batesjr. And Roger Walker arrived on the kidnappers raise Price for Freedom the postman struck not because they have any objection whatsoever to Bourgeois standards but because the government As an employer had failed utterly to give them the going wage that prevails in free Enterprise establishments. And in the recent general electric strike the big concern of the workers was the Cost of living a a escalator a demands aimed at preserving accustomed Levels of Bourgeois Comfort while inflation goes on. Whoever or whatever is behind the bombings it is not working class America. Maybe the clue to the bomb contagion lies buried in the rubble of that town House on West eleventh Street in new York City where children from our University world who had not yet Learned How to play with matches blew themselves up. Of the two male corpses found in the wreckage one was quickly identified As the body of Theodore Gold a Leader of the ads who had acted As Mark Rudds lieutenant during the Columbia University riots of 1968. There was even speculation for a time that the second body might be that of Mark Rudd himself rep. Elmer Den Herder of Sioux Center said the Bill probably will not even receive discussion in committee. Fail to agree on color photo on License take part in relays Parade an invitation has been accepted by the Midwest old settlers and threshers association to appear in the Drake relays Parade in Des Moines april 25th. Tick rated criticism from democrats scene and with tender Loving care who called the move a fiscal irresponsibility and a Highway the measure which does not contain All of rays proposed shift was passed on a 39 16 vote and sent to the House. The local group will have a steam engine in the Parade pulling two of the trailers for the ground train. The old Thresher bus will be going Des Moines up a the Iowa to Des Moines that morning and it Senate today refused to Back Down is hoped that it can be filled with on the principle that Iowa Driver s passengers. Those Riding the bus licenses should have a coloured. And representing old threshers Are photograph attached to them. J asked to be in costume. Special bad the House and Senate have a Ges will be issued so that positive proved legislation which would re identification will be known. The quire that Drivers licenses be re gr0up Wip be distributing brochures need every four years instead of about 1970 reunion the present two with the fee increased from $5 to $10. However anyone wishing to join in this the two Chambers differed Over trip is invited to Contact mrs. Leo whether the licenses should have a Turley association publicity chair coloured picture of the License hold Man Between the dates of april or attached. Lith and april 22nd. Specific de numerous amendments were adopted by the Senate but none placed the governors program in jeopardy. The intent of the Bill is to shift monies from various departments to Heln finance Iowa a deficit Ridden old age assistance program increase Aid to nursing jew a Home patients and provide property dismisses tax Relief for the elderly. Took the dog to the it. Pleasant veterinary clinic. Examination revealed a broken Pelvic and a broken leg. The boys then canvassed the neighbourhood in search of the dogs master to no Avail. In addition the boys placed a classified and in the news to locate the owner. The dog is resting comfortably thanks to two of the younger generation. All he needs is an affectionate Pat from his master. Guatemala City uple the kidnappers of West German Amba .1 ador count Kail von Upreti today raised the Price for the Freedom for the Diplomat to $700,Coo Ransom and Freedom for 22 political prisoners the government announced. Previously they asked for the re lease of 16 political prisoners and made no ca.4 ii demands. The new demands asked that the 22 prisoners he turned Over to the mexican embassy with Safe conduct in Ixon asks for to cent postal rate Washington up a pres Board pay increase affecting Well ident Nixon asked Congress today Over 5 million civilian and military to false the first class mail rate employees of the Federal govern to to cents to finance a 6 per cent ment. I pay raise for postal workers and 000 Oiler government employees. His message the president Al j in a message to the House and s0 renewed his plea for Post office i Senate the president also asked for Reform. An additional 8 per cent acceleration of collection of gift and increase in pay for postal employees inheritance taxes to help pay for was contingent on postal Reform increases retroactive to last dec. 27. A immediately upon enactment of As negotiated thursday by the postal Reform the process of collect government and postal unions. Tive bargaining will begin Nixon o said. A in recognition of improve ii said the 10-cent letter rate ments in pos til operations the re 4 cents above the present rate and suits of such bargaining will include leap frogging a 7-cent plan in an increase in wages of at least 8 eluded by Nixon in his budget percent in addition to the govern message a would produce added ment wide increase revenues of about $2.3 billion about Quot it has also been agreed in Nego-$1.7 billion More than he antics nations this week that the input cd in his budget proposal. Equities created by the need to wait the president urged Congress to 21 year to move from the entry to approve the g per cent the top rat Quot in postal Job classification should be removed by reduce him is bullies Iii Szalc music event lug this to an 8-year Ile said the first class postage increase would make it possible to finance the salary increases on a pay As you go basis. He said the $2.3 billion additional Revenue from an increase to a dime in the first class stamp would help to a eliminate the current postal the Iowa High school state Solo deficit of about $l>0 and ensemble contest will be held Nixon asked for the boo t to to this weekend at the Burlington cells for regular first class mail passes and other i Ravel documents ugh school m Burlin ton. Class a s00n a is to Art hem out of hic county. Double a schools will be com the president said the question the kidnappers raised their Ante 8_ the. Contest win held Ona storm .wu1 be worked after the government announced it would not release the 16 previously demanded freed and declared a 30-Day state of siege a modified martial Law a that established a cur Friday night and saturday morn out in an agreement Between the ing and afternoon. Postal unions and Post office de the band department at Mph Jartun it it representatives. Has entered ten events involving approximately Twenty five Stu few set up censorship and put do Nosthe entries Are test ease police under army control. Rate of . Casualties higher a jobs Saigon up a the rate of a the settlement provides that this work will be completed by april to. I feel confident that a reorganization can be agreed upon which will meet our Mutual he said. Too the president did not propose any increases in tax rates. The message was distributed to woodwind Trio Treva Graber Cindy Lawrence and Jane sheets flute Trio Jane sheets Regina Williams and Becky Shook. Sax aph one sextet Tom Padley Steve Wettach. Jane Prottsman other provisions of the Bill in elude a a $7.2 million appropriation to Boston up a a . District Iowa cities and towns to finance court judge ruling the court lacked sewage treatment facilities. Jurisdiction today dismissed the g Ca Salties in the Vietnam War a a $20 increase in fees for re first court Case designed to test Bas jumper this week to its highest instatement of a Drivers License Massachusetts Day old Law Chal Jevc More than seven months which has been suspended or re lending the constitutionality of the american military sources said Fri Debbie Biggs Jerry Tolson and voted. The additional $300,000 in Vietnam War. Pay. They reported nearly too men Judy Scott Revenue would be used to increase the Case involved a suit filed by killed and almost 500 wounded in Cornet quartet Martin Neubau the salaries of Iowa Highway a a John Griffin a 21-year-old holy a nationwide communist drive. Pm Van Rommel Bill Bergren and tool officers. Eke Soldier who claimed the army the push although waning was Scott Boul a Money to study the possibility As sending him to Vietnam. M its fourth Day and commune j French Horn quartet Joann of holding a world food Exposi. The suit was tossed out by judge us said North vietnamese and barrels Cheryl Schroeder Rhonda tion in Iowa. Andrew a Caffrey after a hearing yet Cong troops destroyed a Bridge a a $145,000 appropriation to re Griffin appealed the decision to the on South Vietnam a main North French Horn Solo to Aam carrels Cornet Solo Jim Perron flute duet Jane sheets and Becky Shook clarinet duet Diann Bare and Carol Halferty oboe duet Cindy Lawrence and newsmen about an hour 15 min Becky Bates after originally scheduled and South Highway shot Down an am the House voted to remove the tails As to departure time and time place tuition fees pledged to a Long a its. Circuit court of appeals color photo provision while the of arrival Back in it. Pleasant will i Range capital building program for Griffin now at it. Benning ga., a a rican transport plane and pounded Senate decided that the coloured be published at a later Date. The state Board of regents in has been ordered transferred to rets with mortars or rockets the third body a headless one was finally identified by a matchup of fingerprints As that of Diana Oughton a Bryn mawr graduate who had allegedly been Active in the Weatherman ads groups a four Days of rage which wrecked so Many windows in Chicago during the trial of Abbie Hoffman Jerry Rubin and the other Yippie hippie types charged with crossing state lines to foment riots during the democratic National convention in 1968. The two girls who Are believed to have escaped from the collapsing town House Catilyn Wilkerson and Kathy Boudin had also been charged with taking part in the a four Days of rage demonstrations. Like Diana Oughton miss Wilkerson a Swarthmore graduate came from a wealthy background her father owned the dynamited town House and had had the sup posed Benefit of expensive schooling. Putting two and two together Isnit it logical to suspect the Quality of the College teaching that has helped form the minds of our golds Oughton and Wilkerson How is it that they can emerge from the College campuses thinking that the a a workers Are panting for the gift of a new society the ads Type of student actually knows no More about the desires of working class America than a Stone age Man in new Guinea knows of atomic physics. President Nixon has said we done to know what it is that makes for a Good education. Then Why pour immense sums into the colleges before we find out Senate decided picture should be attached. The Bill is expected to go to a conference committee of House and Senate legislators to Iron out a Compromise. By increasing the fee of the Drivers licenses to $10, an additional $3 million would be generated in state Revenue. The Bill is one of gov. Robert d. Rays budget adjustment proposals for raising additional state Revenue to help finance top priority programs. Published 000 1 Sti Tutins. Representatives of the Iowa chapter of the Early Day end Fri my for Gine and tractor association have Losi in urls toi been granted permission to hold a. Meeting and picnic on the old two cd trains threshers grounds in late june. This group is in charge of the fast this Date Marks the end of the Dix n. J. He contended the trans the ton 0f nearly Coo americans Fer order was the first step in his killed or wounded since tuesday shipment to Vietnam. Find no include isolated incidents a a such As a a minor firefights mining and Booby trap mishaps tile sources said. These could Send the number of deaths to about 200 in the eight to head cancer crusade in it. Pleasant eight it. Pleasant women will direct the resident drive for the 1970 cancer crusade. Mrs. Warren Fye residential chairman announced the following captains mrs. De King and mrs. Marlyn Madole Ward i mrs. Mike Mcsweeney and mrs. H a d e n Owens Ward ii miss margarite Hurley Ward Iii mrs. Tony Bonner and mrs. Roger Garnjobst Ward in and mrs. J. D. Barnes Linden Heights. Residential captains will organize volunteers to distribute educational leaflets emphasizing the importance of the annual health checkup and safeguards against cancer. A Many cancer deaths Are needless because the chances of a cure Are excellent if a diagnosis is made Early a mrs. Fye said. A there Are 1.5 million americans alive today who Are cured of cancer. Its up to us to Tell our family neighbors business associates the facts about cancer and the Means of achieving Early growing exhibit of stationary engines seen each year at the reunion. Too radio station Sui in Iowa City has expressed a desire to produce a program on the old threshers reunion within the next few weeks. The episode will be entitled a the steam age or a title similar to 1hat and will be a character sketch of an a old or. Robie Creek of Batavia Iowa who has been closely associated with old threshers for a number of years will be interviewed by a member of the staff at Sui. Too the possible placement of More temporary bleachers directly in front of the grandstand was considered. Grading of an area of ground on the North Side near the antique building was discussed and plans for the repair of the water Tower were reviewed. Construction of a second souvenir stand was expected to receive priority on the Spring work Agenda. Too the association meeting this week accepted a number of donations of Antiques. The Board granted permission to representatives of the Little league to use the Ball Park on the old Thresher grounds and policies for its use were reviewed. Ways and Means of reducing smoke at old threshers is under serious consideration by the Board with the possible use of More Wood and or smokeless Coal. Westbound California for it. Nine jails closed since june 1968 after White House sources had predicted the president would propose an increase in the taxes on cigarettes and leaded gasoline. Neither was included in the message to the House and Senate. Nixon said the acceleration of gift and inheritance taxes would provide the government a $1.5 billion Windfall during the fiscal year beginning july i. He said that government workers would pay an extra $180 million j a year in income taxes on increased earnings providing a total new Revenue for the 1971 fiscal year of almost $17 billion. The 6 per cent pay raise retroactive to last dec. 27, would cast about $2.5 billion. The additional Revenue would by up a offset the increase in the Cost of a Back to work Compromise de the pay settlement in the next Fis signed to end the air traffic con Caj year and would help preserve trollers slowdown appeared in Dan Nixon a shaky $1.3 billion projected Rankin and Nancy Kochneff Compromise May founder seven Day period ending at mid Ger 0j foundering today As a budget surplus. Des Moines up a nine night saturday the highest one a of a government threat to fire 19c9. Pleasant and saturday will Mark j county jails in Iowa have been Clos it re losses since late August of three dissident controllers the last run through it. Pleasant de or ordered closed by the stat Quot for the eastbound train. No. 17 left since june 19g8, the department Chicago today and is scheduled to 0f social services announced go through it. Pleasant at the thursday. Normal time 6 43 No. 18 will William Swassing chief of tin leave Denver this evening and go departments jail inspection ser through Here saturday morning. Ice it said the jails closed were in the Chicago Denver segment Buena Vista Greene. Hamilton Ida of the California Zephyr had been and Ottaw Ottamie counties operating pending the outcome of ordered of be closed by june 15 most truck Drivers at work up teamster truck Drivers ended an action in Federal District court were the Janis in the counties of Wildcat strikes in most of the a Ion attempting to Force the continue Dubuque Tama and Jackson. Today. Ance of the train. After the at the be county jail at Keokuk but Union members in at least tempt failed the announcement of was close cd March 31. 1970, and the four cities refused to accept a ten Union the government which Al agreement on the c per cent the Board Federal pm lawyer f. Lee Bailey executive Hioye pay increase was reached director of the professional air thursday in negotiations Between traffic controllers organization 1k Sta worker unions and the gov it Patch protested the proposed Ern ment firings to the Federal judge who authorized a Back to work plan. The three controllers have been involved in a Long dispute with the government Over a plan to reassign them from the Baton rougela., Airport Tower. Patch contended the Transfer was part of a plan to break the circulating counterfeit state warrants the last runs of the train were other Lee county jail at fort mad made. I Ison was ordered restricted to Over announcement of the rearrange j ight use Only ment of Burlington Northern train schedules which became effective a few Days ago were made recently. Recalls 1920 snowstorm Dewey Pickard reported to the news that 50 years ago today april 3it began snowing at midday and continued through the next Day Drifting roads full. Native wage agreement reached thursday in Washington. Drivers refused to end their strikes in St. New jails Are under construction Louis and Cleveland and new Marshall and Buena strikes began today in St. Paul minn., and Tampa Fla. In Clinton Vista counties Swassing said. Unrestricted License for nursing Home the Mitchell nursing Home in Home services arc now available for Des Moines up a state Lowed the men to Appeal Thi in Case treasurer Maurice Baringer thurs to the courts said the transfers c a revealed that an undetermined were routine. Number of counterfeit state War the Federal aviation adminis rants a which have the same status traction Faa said today the men As Check a Are being circulated were Given notices of possible Dis throughout the Des Moines area. Missal after they failed to report be ringed said two of the War to their new assignments thurs rants. Both made out for Aid to de Clay. They were Given 15 Days to pc Den children payments have respond to the government notices been turned in to the state Bureau -0f investigation. Both warrants were written for $250. And of a a 7 Baringer said they were passed off g t at two Des Moines grocery stores of murder sometime wednesday. All state assistance checks were found guilty Branch fr"�outo7 rapport has announced today provide patient care on a Twenty i kit it. By a a a old that nursing Home services will be four hour basis under nursing sup dict of guilty a. Reid rom. Nesnay. make their usual runs be mat nursing Nome a a the mud a trial of Edward cause of the heavy Drifting and continued under an unrestricted la delusion.1irk a it up the a slav afternoon. Prosecution and the defense com Censed authority issued by the an aspect Ion of the presses m hem Thundu a Terr i waa serving state of Iowa. And information Eon _ Clark Eite Aas year term for robbery and had schools closed Early. Or. Pickard stated that they had sown Oats in the morning but due during the past six months the Kerning arrangements for patient j fatal of Iowa Cei Ved an additional 40-year term tent vary correction officer Samuel been imprisoned since 1960. He Reed w How does he know it was his i amount of redecorating has been Home on South Jefferson Street in Clark. To drastic weather changing they i Mitchell nursing Home has been care and nursing Home services Are sentenced april 17. Substantial available at the nursing Reed ple in 1965 for the stabbing death of were forced to Stop. Re staffed and a 21st birthday i undertaken. Complete nursing it. Pleasant Iowa to innocent wednesday after both i prison inmate Richard Rilea

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