Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - April 5, 1943, Mount Pleasant, IowaVALID RATION STAMPS
Sugar 12 - Meh. lH-May .'ll j^VpW’WT ■ ■ ^
(Each .stamp, Five pounds) * ■ ^ 1-1 B-f h toffee 20 - Mar. 22-Apr. 25 ■ ■ ■
(Each stamp, I pound) ■"«
MT PLEASANT NEWS
VOL. I.XXI, No. 79
MONDAY, APR. 5, 1913
VALID RATION STAMPS Fuel Oil I - - - Until Apr. 12 Fuel Oil 5 Until Sept. 30
(Kach stamp, LI gallons)
Gasoline 5 - Mar. 22-May 21 MT. FLE ASA NT, IO VV A
IWW In wire PUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS
I etit Jurors resume class work
Report On May 4
Petit jur is chawn rot tents. have bcf n milton* for duty Tuesday, M»v J in They are;
Allen. Will J . Jefferson Anders n. Paul, Canaan Bird. Lyle. Center Bf.ut I Olive. Jet Ri son Calkin:- Tea, Center Brewer Helen, New Loud* n Linn, Chan.,
Pi luke, He nr Grupe. W L Quotes Finn;
Local public school pupils resumed their -drool work Uh; morning after a - week of spring vacation The pupil Tuesday, had a week of good weather in which those on farms were able to give much assistance to their parents with Spring work.
April, im I to appear at 10:00 a
Courthouse Work Nearing Completion
Sandblasting Exterior 'lo Give New, Uniform Xppearance
Hell*-! HOV C Hill K H„ So Holladay, L L John on. I.out •«*. Kiikpatnrk YA Lccpc: J L Ce Mn/gfr., Ronald. Meyer Glen, War O>t< ironer Mum Prichard, J We f! Paul. Cd
Center , Car, un
. Scott W« s ri I M ‘ I Nca Lorn
Win ne Scott MJH'
Way ne rd 2, M
Henry County s courthouse “crated' during the winter month*- by scaffolding while repair work was in pi ogre? lr nearing completion Sandblast mg of th** Hit ire exterior to give
;> new appearance and to make the portion added at the top match th*-emailidei of th*- limestone building is now veil underway.
Painting of the wo
he window - v, hi'*' the
cat get it
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>dwork around sr aftolding is od ay.
per po: tun of necessary af-darnage to th*-and ex-bu tiding
and pure i rra cotta 1 rtion. In I boa rd o f re -
(ji rn cist the •moved
LLS.‘Forts’ Bomb Italian Mainland
They’ll Do It Every Time —
Baltimore Exceeds Red Cross Coal
Goes Over Top IE More Than One Hundred Dollars
Direct Hits on Ten Ships In Harbor
llATiONS AREN’T TUE ONLY ONES TO FJ6HT A WAR OF NERVES---
C I-ARRv PRESSLER, SAM (3A8Q1EL CALIF
Ceiling Prices on Retail Beef, Work or Army Veal and Lamb Announced For iVlen, 38-45
With the Red eros- quota -.et at $225.00 for Baltimore township, m-licitors got busy and brought the amount to $228 00 divided Lsl’ .vs: $275.00 cash raised by' house to house canvas. $25.00 pail af Iowa Ordnance plant by persons living in (.his township; $28 00 donated bv members of Bfulah Ladies Aid vt.tty; $328.00 th total amount.
The township soliciting committee j was divided as follows;
North Baltimore—Roy Lee. Mrs J Wayman Harris and Miss Norco* j j Short
i Center Baltimore—Mr-. WH Kl -1 j bourn, Mrs Elmer Simmons, Mrs. Car-:
, ne McNeeiey, and Mrs. Jack MoN(,‘> J ley.
i Lowell—Mr W T Pardons and Mrs. Frank Walz.
I South of river—Mrs Frank f-rancy. Mrs John Mar'in, Mrs Virgil Murphy and Mrs Elmer Hampton.
East Baltimore- Mrs. Leslie Phinney, Mrs. Corliss Williams. Mrs Wendell Williams, Mn Truman Hobbs, Mrs. Corliss Hutchinson and Mr- Wallace Connollv.
Raid On Naples Concentrated Into 15 Minutes
Sharer Assisting At Iowa Wesleyan
Walter Sammons Writes from Hospital
Resigns \t High School Subject To Board’* Acceptance
Local Man Injured Africa
2 O. Hi icfaer of the Mi rented
lining d Ii* I
u n mg v will cc
ba - Re* ball
position ii irtmtnt
rith the nttnue if
school bos day menu Hi teat i hoot is Boyd, wi her hu b.
Hiders Iii* r*
romn and rat sn* rioc ic hoed has jtav Meal va W*’Al< v-work this
t rid ii signa
I Ila’ i at tire
Sain in N in a D< ar W with
. and Mrs. Arthur Romp ret *•:;» n ti.*-ria V-mail from lh er Sammons. Friday lions, who was n.juiHi in battle orth Abita eve rail week ago. is al sirmewhere in England.
S ■ nunom oi
following let-ifir son, Sgt. April 2 Stet
hospi’ Folk: ll. ti; rn*
Washington — Pric Prentiss M Brow.'; I*
(ific cents-per-pound beet. \eal. lamb and int effect April 15, p maximum prices in : tame tyoe in each of into which the counti I With these new r ‘each meat counter or ericaii housewife wi price w l»ich she may she surrenders to lur blites necessary rad si amp from Wa Beak Two Pork a1 re ad \ is under . unit contr Is. Thus, th* latest m
I) of A. • OPAmay lv'nd spe-
( * mmiHlityGrade Markretail ceilings on
Beef. veal. I
Choice AAmutton, to go
Good Aroviding uniform
Commercial Ball stores of ‘he
Beef, vealUtility C12 pricing zori*
LambCull Cry is dr. abd
B* cfeut’rs, can'rs Dpilings po-ted ai
VealCull Dstore, every Ara-
Mull nC noice, good SI know th*1 top
: Mutt: aCommercial Mbe charged, wnen
i M J* nUllity RMust Be
Clear Tracks of Train Wreckage
• r*'laii a* set::
e Jelly finally caught up r ain in an American basin England I
prier ceilings-—readily identifiable to shoppers in each city, town and hamlet—OU every important meat r* ach-
lung I tv mg taken I.
it the hun Mss Lowell tame tier*- recently with I from Burin.gtpn. Mr
fine. go plea vou got my telegram and I hope (* a letter on the way. because bf a lot „
th* old addresses catch up
Boyer r on the
faculty at Iowa Wes-
Two Farm Groups In New Clash
rn getting big the American dinner table
worry I big » telling blow at black markets i
meat. the new price action—coupled with meat rationing—will make it tm-while bef ere the let- possible for black market operators to
continue to pose jS legit un
Effective Apili 15, no charge more for the lf>2
when I will be I am hoping it Notice my ad-be sure and let
©es Moines. lo-wa. 'INS'—Iowa.- two major farm organizations, the Farm-t:V Union and the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, today had renewed their “partly in the masket place’ fight in a clash over the Bankhead bill.
today Don ak: VauVleet. Iowa Farm-eis' Union president, urged Iowa eon-g Fess men to 'and by President Roose-v* it in hi- veto of the Bankhead bill, which VanVleet assailed, us inflation-3 ry.
Last Saturday Francis Johnson, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation pres.-dt at, urged that congress over-ride the veto.
He as ort rd that until the bill inert a sing the corn ceiling is passed, adequate supplies of corn for feeding
axing t rust I hay it wii ters wit! with me.
It is hard to say up and around, but a n't be too long. dress at the top ani everyone know it I need lots of letters and please send some airmail stamps, as I last everything I had in Africa. Ho]>e everyone at home is O. K. Don't w n\.
Love to all.
Bank Building Given New Appearance
? ta ills
retailer can cuts ! f b *ef. veal, lamb and mutton in five officially established grades of beef and veal. four grades of lamb and three grades of mutton than the ceiling prices named by OPA. However, the re tailer at any time may charge less th rn these new ceilings.
This regulation is th* first to establish grade prices at the consumer level for meats. It require the retailers to have every piece ol beef veal, lamb and mutton in his store properly grade-marked according to e vet nm* rn standards. This assures the housewife 'of getting the standard qu lity for which she is paying.
i*. j The grade standards used in the a. j [ i ■„*ui.vtion are identical to those long jHiwi tv the Department of Agriculture un griding meat at slaughtering pl,of These standards were adopted tjv OPA in setting ceilings on wholesale ruts.
Maximum retail prices for the nine in st popular types of Grade A beef, veal od I .mb established in OPA maximum price regulation No. 344, effective April 15. fellow;
Washington, D. C. 'INS*—Major General Lewis ti Hershey, national director of Silently/ JI r.I • today told state draft directors that all men in 4-4— those from 38 to 45—must be reclassified to chann* I them into essential j Ids. or the army
State directors are in Washington for two days of meetings.
General Hershey, ii was learned, explained the new order is designed to cull from the 4-H rinks enough men to. meet a shortage of dairy farm work- j ers.
j Under the program, all 4-H me.*
| who have had previous experience on dairy farms will be certified to county war boards for assignment to dair^ jobs.
Little Rock, Arkanr-s (INS'-Troops from nearby Camp Robinson and rail-
Aili*d Headquarters in N rth Africa INF* The first, assault against the j Italian mainland by huge 4-motored Boeing Flying Fortresses of the United States ai my air force was disclosed ted y in official announcement of a devastating 15 m.nute attack on Naples.
Terr ships — two of them big liners _4 suffered direct hits and "terrific devastation” was wrought lo hailer installations when a force of near-t iv IC) fortresses st learned across the ‘ Mediterranean.
j The raid w vs concentrated w'Jhin a period of only 15 minutes. i In this brief space of time. 200 ton lo. nnu weie unloaded on the great T>t bellman sea port.
Tile forts” made their flights Without any fighter escorts. All returned safely.
One cf the liners swinging the 1 ai cher in the Naples roadstead was et on fire. A repair ship, three submarines and a cluster ~f smaller vessels were hit in addition to the IO big ones. Seven merchant ships, a floating dock, another liner and two escort vessels also suffered damage.
HUs were scored and fires started
« i tv Hip Qua vs 8i. cl the industrial aiea road crews labored today to clear the
twisted wreckage of the Rock Island paralleling Mio docks, ra lroad's “Hot Springs Special” and a troop train which met in a head
on collision, killing an engineer and I injuring about 30 passengers.
! Army authorities, who identified one of the trains as a troop train,” said i few of the soldiers were injured The I collision occurred yesterday afternoon , * Iii ee miles outside cf Little Rock
ZONE IVA (Includes all Iowa except eight Mississippi river counties, which aie in Zone V*
Porterhouse steak .......61
Chuck roast 'bone in* ...34
DECORATE FLIERS FOR
VALOR IN ALEUTIANS Kiel Bombed
The dry dock area also was heavily blasted.
A new assault on Naples, previously a target ot Liberators and British bombers, took place as American arm-trod and infantry forces along the Gafsa-Gabes toad in central Tunisia : mashed persistently at German defense positions, after crushing a a** counter attack by Nazi Field-marshai Erwin Rommel.
The exterior of the Henry' County Savings bank is being freshened by sandblasting of the surface of the stone building. The sand, an effective •‘cold cream” for the stone, gave the front a splendid new appearance and Agriculture or * be OPA
stores with less All
than $250,000 other
annual sales, retailers
Prices in Per
(ontmodUy Cents Pound
j L\g lamb, whl„ t*. s cut ..42 40
: amb rib chops .........49 47
; Veal cutlet .....*.......50 48
KC ’ beef IO" lib ......38 36
I Round steak (bone im...47 45
Sirloin steak (bone in....46 44
Porterhouse steak ........61 59
Chuck i ast (bone in) . 34 32
Giound beef (hamburger) 30 29
Washington, D. C. (INS)—Awards to members of the army air forces for valor in the Aleutian theater were announced today by the war department.
Two flier.-, were decorated with an oak leaf cluster for the air medal for their successful attack against the Japanese flying in the face of heavy anti-air craft fire.
32 Aged Resident Suffered Stroke oth(>! members ot the flight of
I medium b' mbers engaged in the same Last Thursday attack whf received ah- medal- mclud-
- *:d: Staff Sgt. Howard A Hoap, oi
Craig, 84, passed away at Davenport.
George C raig, 84,
, Taken By Death
George Craig, 84. ten-thirty Sunday evening at the Memorial hospital where he had been taken on Thursday, April I. after suffering a stroke of apoplexy.
SEARCH FOR SOLDIER
TO SAVE HIS LIFE
By R.A.F. Squadrons
Landen. England (INS)—The principal German naval base and submarine production center ol Kiel was heavily bombed during the night by RAE squadrons, the air ministry announced today.
The British bombers roared in over the German naval base to continue a series cf week end allied aer a I assaults against the axis v ilichi already his set a new record for intensity.
Large f res were started as Kiel in the attack vvhi h followed a severe daylight raid yesterday by American Flying Fortresses and Liberators n ga ii st the Renault Motor Works on he ut.skirts of Paris
Twelve bombers were lest in the K el assault as compared with the 21
All meat in retail store now must; Zone V
be graded and rrw ked with either j tClinton, Jackson, Muscatine,
the grade mark of the Department of j Moines. Lee. Scott, Dubuque
grade letter.! Louisa counties*.
. thus assuring consumers that they re-
I ceive the exact grade of meat for
He is survived by his wife and two -
children, Roy Craig of MU Pleasant A nationwide search is underway for
and Mrs Charles Schwartz of Win- an unidentified soldier who was bitten British cl ut wlMh tai e to i urn
field. by a dog suffering from rabies at Pitt- from Saturday nights destructive raid
Funeral services will bo hell at the burgh, Penn. Capt. C J Herbert, com- en the industrial city of Essen.
Cookes funeral home Wednesday aft- marveling officer of the air detachment The Getman iadx> teirmd vt a
emoon at two o'clock. at Iowa Wesleyan, notified this morn- RAE as a lit a nuisar.
ing of *he hunt that is being made for against northern Com man temtoiy.
the soldier, who left Pittsburgh soon —------
the side will be blasted in the near future.
The company which has the con- whjCh they are charged. Tile Dep‘attract for the blasting of the exterior j men^ 0f Agriculture's grade mark
will not be available ____ ___
surface of the courthouse is doing tire w^en it has been graded by an official; Sirloin steak (bone in)
! work on the bank. Other building own- } grader 0f that agency — will read as
IN I Of AI FOURT ers m Mt pleasant have under con' followed compared
IIT Li/V*c\Li wvni ( Aration the renewing of the exterior eracline;
D . waB OTatlted a>f thelr buildings while the equipment---
Leu Beck was granted a. .
Is available here.
with the OPA
leg lamb. whl. : j.s cut ..43
Lamb rib chops ..........50
Veal cutlet ..............50
Roast Beef IO" rib ......38
Porterhouse steak .......62
Chuck roast (bone im ....34 Ground beef (hamburger) 31
)ora Nicholson Claimed By Death
divorce from Sumner L. Beck by Judge E, O. Newell in court here Frill i v They were married at Cheyenne,
Wye, i ll Dee. 14. 1x41 and lived together until June I. 1942. Cruel and inhuman treatment was charged.
The plaintiff’s maiden name. Margaret Leu Wester beck, was restored to j today her.
ACCUSED OF SHOOTING HIS DIVORCED WIFE
Civilian Defense Workers To Meet
All Civilian Defense workers air re
Stored Feed Wheat Released at $1 .OC
Davenport. Iowa (INS1 Police said that Felix J. Raymond, 37. a department store employee, was under guard in a hospital, accused of wounding his divorced wife and him-
self with a pistol.
The former wife, Gertrude, 46, suf-jThis will include all warden* fri ed a serious lung wound in the j men, firemen, first aiders etc,
Notice to rf Ie se fped wheat rd: red ' shooting, which lock place Saturday ! c. A. COTTI!FI L,
in Henry county to feeders has been night in the downtown district, police J Mt. Pleasant Civilian Defend chair-
received. Max Kauffman of the said.
county AAA committee said today. She had obtained a divorce, with
The wheat will be sold at $1.06 a permission to resume her former bushel and will te available at th" name. Tiedeman. last Thursday, aeried bins and at the elevators of the cording to the officers, county There nill he nlent” of wheat They said Raymond s wound, in the available, Mr. Kauffman said. face, was not believed serious.
i vas completed Wednesday evening, Mar. 24. The membership this year was mailer than in the past, however (ven men received attendance certified* They were Lynn Wright, Wm J. Biker, Lester Decker, Dale Ander-quested to come to the high ch * I - ii, George Scott. Ralph A. Myers Wednesday evening, Anvil 7. for the at ’ C. J. Lessenger. Lester Decker showing of films on several phases of h?d perfect attendance and received a civilian defense work This i- an im- kit* copy of the farmers handbook on portant educational part cf our local feeds entitled "Feeds and Feeding” by work and all workers should attend. TI* n y and Morrison.
Mrs. Dora Nicholson. 72. of 300 South Jefferson street, died this morning at eight o'clock. She had been ill from a heart ailment for several ■weeks.
Surviving are several niece- ani nephews. She was a member of Cry -tai Rebekah lodge and of the WBC.
The body is at the Cookes funeral home pending funeral arrangements.
after being bitten.
The message called attention to the fact that the bite will be fatal unless the man receives treatment immediately. *
SCHOOL TO OPEN
AGRICULTURE EVENING SCHOOL IS COMPLETED
The 1943 Agricultural Evening Soh oui on “Increasing Production cf Food"
Th I cal assembly ot the Order ot ht Rainbow for Girls, in honor of
Ecimdeis’ day had its annual obserY-1 ........
n*e of Go-to-Church Sunday. AprUJ wmi some criticism in the nmllet I. Members cf the assembly and the | communities because the m*»n ■on’” Im >rv committee met. at the First; for their friends to know that it Baptist church at 10:15 to attend the attempt was made to get into morning service. service.
Germans Resume Counter Offensive
Moscow, Russia (INS'—-Heavy tank
and artillery engagements raged today south cf Izyum as the Germans resumed counter otfcnsive operations against Soviet defense lines south of Kharkov.
___ Tile Red army was reported hold-
A livestock judging school will open ins lirnnv against the new bimas annat the high school vocational agrieul- cd at gaining a bridgehead on tile lure room. Wednesday evening. April t •'* l ank of Mn pon.ets met tm a 7, at 8:00. There are to be five meet- possible new drive on Voroshilovgrad, ings, four on Wednesday evenings ani s Mu* Mot-cow pr* is waitied that tire the last one Saturday, May I, during Nazis are massing tor a large scale as-
The Soviet high command reported t noon that 200 in re Germans were 1.900 the total of this sector in 24 horns, when a fresh attack bv tanks and infantry was repelled.
Fo let arf tile: y destroyed six tanks. Ge.man troops simultaneously launched a new blow a Ta inst Red army out-r:-t . in til*1 B J got od area.
the day to get practice All adults Interested in learning
I eave Fairly Tod&v mor< allout judgmg swinp sheep’beef
cattle, dairy cattle, horses and poultry, ki’l'd bringing to
--should make it a point to attend all G**roans slain in
A group cf local selectees left five 0| these meetings. F. L. Clover,
shortly after midnight this morning vocational agriculture teacher, will
by bus for Camp Dodge tor their Conclurt these lessons:
physical examinations and lor induction if they pass. Nones ot those who pass will be announced as soup as available
Names cf those rejected are net to be published under a rec out scil diva service ruling, a ruling whu h ha: met
HERE DIES IN ILLINOIS
Mrs Lot! Leedham received a relent rn toda\ telling of the death of her bister, Mrs Anna Myers of Galesburg, Pl., birt formerly of Mt. Pleasant.
Funeral scjjjpice vt I be held Wed-thcjresday afternoon. Mrs. I.Dedham will J lo to G lesburg far the funeral.
HOME NEAR HILLSBORO DESTROYED BY FIRE
The Charle Weller home in the Hi'lstoro vicinity was destroyed by f!:sc Saturday afternoon. Most of the cr rife .'.s were I st in the blaze also.