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NOL. EXXI. No. OIFRIDAY, APRIL 23, 1913
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
News / :a>, i Behind
(■20 German Transport Planes Downed
By Paul Ma ti.on
* SCA ' tis
They’ll Do It Every Time —
< *i.o rn.un I by King Feature* Byn-it< >'< Eduction in Pull or
n f* .ti sirr Uy Prohibited)
mine t iii''.
I line land
Git with* .»* go. the
a . Mr. WlHkl;1 ti: Frr iK ii SCKT!
O' Volta ire! mad
I Itll NO of
n like Mauper-! ■ t, who. in the | a trip to Lap-
Far triers Expected To Need Some Harvest Help
France had WBS OTO TP
-lf Iflx- tu > a that ail m arly list.
f ver be* n or I "sn a rn,r J»d< <1 th" polat rid that lh* came /rh., made i ii ol the
Farmers, fain? •■chool r(-presentut, lier ol exu muon
leaders, city rid yes me' ut the ol-di’*" tor Floyd M evening to dis*
LISTEN VOO ? 40 HOURS AT 67'i CENTS PEC, PLUS HOU CS
dilation in Hfnr>
Good* ll WerinesdiiN cuss the I arm lab r
While I ii rn' is are * xperienUng rime; rill I if'Ult y in getting help and will have i ir.r re uvea’ock to car - for and more
fir’d work thy sec rn to br working P*
in cl »• dc
aftei > anc t tai: onh
wdthin rn var-1 How- ! definite
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Iud I plan our H*
tem Ut or and Ti Their teas they * They I merit ai
The aii-in to the I pure and commem
has md *
by i vin
ll* rn reports ft indicated s t, be a regarding season.
dion wa made that pos-rrn n and boy- employed ;ant during the summer week or two on farms at k period. Merchants and
VIK. SS ILI.KIi
, tint Timl f Am ii WI
lo .'till Cliina
Timbukto in ail way!
n, their com-liar dome !!' lese are no1
out most of i heir »heir communities, ion- ones present ever there appear unsolved problem the harvest The ugg! sibly young
in Mf Pie;'!
could help f the peak we ethers would be willing to let the men go for limited pf Gods. it is believed, t help out. If this plan can be work'd out s ti: far t inly, further announcement* will be marie
No inurn duit« ; elution of the prob-1cm of getting help for hybrid corn de-m- a line on orne 420 acres in ti r
country was seen Et? vt en 150 and
200 workers will be needed for the
brief period. Last yeas mane women
vsri employed in tab work Meanwhile the names I those who ir - trying to help with placements of s'ok* r in the various communities ire again ! sled. Farmers and those c k a c lobs should rn* one of these
"PUowto EPWAQD HEBERT; Buffalo, n y.
Council To Study
MOVE TO COORDINATE PHASES OF WAR EFFORT
Fairfield Inspector To 'Tell Of Plan There
mer Ii I). T d R I- Gerber, Everett (’lover, a I). Garretson, Floyd M. < u,'dell. Walter E Buchanan, Philip C Camp C II Carlson. James B Caw on. John II Huston, George FI l ek* I. Albeit j jt< h W Ander- ii, Mi Ft (I Pillves. Oms P Boshart, G. If Art Duad, J Joe Wright.
M. W El dor of Fairfield, who is
not brought th* m cl* moor ary is the nu a lion or that lid work our way
“ir general!'- dittos.
(thing communal j wp,h the U. S. Employment Service. This ordinance provides for in peel ion
A study :f the milk inspection pin tied af Fairfield will be made by the Mt Pleasant city council in the near future, according to plans made att**! hearing suggestions from a Inca, women’s committee at the meeting on Wednesday evening Mr-. A M Wettam Mr Howard Hilly and Mrs Floyd Gooclell wen j my it at the council meeting to ur?e the enforcement of the milk inspection crdinance whicli hts been on the city's b oks here for .several years.
Wa hing’on, D C. —UNS)—In a move to coordinate ah phases cf the war effort. President, R*>oseveit today ii u*d an ord r making three leading government officials members cf the War Production briard.
The order given manpower commis-ioncr Paul McNutt, transportation director Joseph Eastman and Petroleum administrator Harold Ickes mem-i * I ship on the board to act directly under WPB director NUsen.
Dr. Earl Harper Will Speak Here
Give Address Achievement
at School Day
C onsidering Plan To Feed Poorer Nations After War
ha pi muc vidu ence
- airplane which bungs fh*tn onh (arri* us fo them if you • n to b* going in that direction mete -pee hiv than before, pro-! von have the money or influ- j to * ’ ;• rid* Perhaps this com- .
aO'ndfd the tincting and ge 'ions.
iffered sug- of the places where milk is produced I as well as of the distribution centers, it is stated.
Washington. D. C. UNS)
Announcement was made today that Dr. Earl E. Harper of the University of Iowa department of Fine Arts has been secured as the speiker for School Achievement day here en Wednesday. April 28.
Dr Harper is a splendid speaker, has won the admiration of audiences in many cities of Iowa and is especially interested in the work cf school children of the state. He will speak from the bandstand in Central park at two o’clock j Full details of the School Achieve-America's* nient Day Planf; which are nearly com-
’RESIDENT NAMES FUELS ADMINISTRATOR
inr:*on, D. C. UNS' President t' It ariled an executive order j day e ta Ll.rh dig a : olid fuels ad-» ministration for war today to replace T en he olfice of sclld fuels coordinator. Secretary of Interior Ickes, who has ran solid fuels coordinator, will func-t;on as solid iuels administrator ex-ffr ,o, with How aid Gray, who is now ieputy ccordin tor probably taking >ver the dutie or.
Formation On Way to Tunisia
Fighter Planes Down Also
Allied Headjuai to: UNS)- An filthy
in North Africa formation cf 20 of deputy administra- | gigantic lumbering rix eng'ned G*r-(m n transport plan's enroute to Tu-
Honors Day Held At Iowa Wesleyan
I liisia with reenf rcements of gasoline j and personnel was .'hot out of the skies bv allied airmen today, j With them to destruct.on went an escort cf t n Geimsn and Ital an - lighter places. Fight other axis air-
Reeognition Given Several Stu- !!afl wf:< destroyed in separate ac-
, j ti us.
dents; Judge Mel oid Speaks j Th
’ w I 1 tis great new ail victory was an-
- .........- nounced by Gen. Dwight Eisenhower’s
headquarters coincident with a smashing advance of the British first army in the northern Tunisian sect:r in when Nazi forces were dislodged from several strategic positions.
Honers Day w s observed af Iowa Wesleyan Thursday with Judge Paul H. McCoid giving the address. Miss I sth‘ r Haight played the prelude. Rev. E L. Jeambcy gave ,he invocate’n, Joseph McCoy sang and Prof G. E. King presented the honoi students. Honors
Semester Honers are based on a nrnimum credit ratio: Freshmen 2 00, Sophomores 2 25, Junior 2.40. Seniors
The following are the Honors for the I Semester 1942-1943:
Freshmen —Graham. Jane; Neill. Shirley; Korf. Jacqueline; Ward. Doris; Forbes, Louva (Mrs.); Vranich, Emil; Michael, Frances; Stiidling. Marcia; Feirel. Howard; Hobble. Waunita, Sophomores — Brundage, Harriet: Rochefort, Darrell; Doherty, Richard. Miner, Earl Juniors — Hon, Jack; McCullough, Ma ceile; Baxter, Richard; Marsh. WI ma; Brundage. William; Wishman. Robert; Taylor, Molly.
Seniors — Van Brussel, Helen; Dewitt, Elizabeth.
official post - w a r planners today are , p I e* t * - will he announced soon. Wa .!
mimical ion bring them Perhaps the
will eventually to our beliefs. Us of India and
House Members on Easter Vacation
averted to Christian-r perhaps they may
China will b*1
tty in the end
convert us. 1 cation, but at least one
When you get right down to it, Mf-1 with it an assignment -
Washington, D C. UNS)- Members ; the house moved out to their home ii-anet today for a IO day Easter va-
group toe>k to invest!-
Previous suggestions cf placing the considering the possibility of an inmilk under a grading system with t ciliation a I agreement to make nutri-Grade A, Grade B. etc., designations tional foods available at low cost to for dairies meeting certain standards the po- rer regions of the world after have been abandoned temporarily at the war is over. A plan to this effect
may be presented at the food conference which convenes at Hot Springs, Va., on Ma; 18.
Under the pl n new being studied,
least by those urging the inspection.
Overlap Period For Blue Stamps
Germans Send Waves of Men
Moscow, Russia UNS)—With apparent disregard f'r the lives of its men. the German high command today sent lepeated waves of its men against the Red army forces.
Red army headquarters reported the Germans were being cut, down in droves in each futile* attempt to cross the Soviet lines in the Kuban valley cf the Caucasus.
Destroy 63 Enemy Fighter Planes
London, Lfig. UNB)—II. S heavy bombers destroyed ’he record number of 63 enemy fighter planes In an unesco’ted raid on th" Focke-Wulf aircraft plant near Bremen last Saturday, the European theater of opera-
To aid consumers who may iun out
the American people would "be called ict blup ratlon fcr
upon to help finance the feeding of fnods bft<*r A>,r11 r*tlon period *•*-
Iota Phi is an honor scholastic fraternity, the membership of which is Lons announced today.
based upon faculty .selection. The se- -j—
lection is made lr m the highest 15 . .
rf the junior class and the highest American Forces
V of he Senior class To be eligible Oil One of Ellice Islands a student must have a credit ratio. Washington. D C (INS)—The navy
not .lower than 1.80. The following disclosed today that American forces
selection has been made for the year of 1943;
Seniors — Mabelle McCullough.
Juniors — Imogene Bates; Mary FTtzSimmons; Jack Ham; Elizabeth Jerrcl; Molly Taylor; Norman Weis.
Wallace ha; dew! ped a mechanical j gaf<> criticised projects of the Farm
fact into a political argument. We j have lived next dor tr> Mexico fori generations. You could hop there; over night even before Mr. WLlkie j went around the world in an army plane undei Mr Roosevelt’s auspices.
But that did not bring Mexico any nearer to our way of thinking, our constitution or even *cur business methods. Fast transportation may have helped a little, but everyone still knows today that Mexico is not the United State*.
I know these observations may not be popularly accepted. Mr. Willkie’s book is .supposed to have* sold nearly 400,000 copie s, and the dope in the publishers trade is that it will sell 1,-SOO.OfO before nc'xt summr.
people apparently like it and it is in truth a fair. restrained argument based on his very interesting experiences. It is a valuable book for these reasons.
Yet Mr. Willltie in his new discovery (my inend says Lindbergh really discovered it when he Hew to Paris) is
Rep. C Oley, North Carolin (, Democrat, chairman of a special suo-com-
the masses of India, China and othe»
areas of the world.
America's slum of the cost of this
The young people of the Presby-tf rian, Baptist and Methodist churches are providing fe, the youth of Mt. -ch me to prevent hunger and starva-
mitte* investigating FSA. announced Pleasant ap Easter Sunrise service at tim would be considered an insurance
that lit and other members of his *eix o’clock Sunday morning in Sa un- payment for maintaining wrorld peace
group planned to investigate some of ders park. Miss Marjorie Moore and and helping to raise the standard of
the phases said to have communistic Moire.I Rubey. ministe. lal student at • living f these assisted.
Wesleyan, will bring brief Batster ---
meditations, titer, wit, be spec*, mu- Japan (;ets !
WILL BRING ASHES OF RICHARD TRIBBY HERE
Mr. and Mrs. Don Tribby of Omaha, Nebr., are expected to arrive in Mi, Pleasant Saturday on train No. 6, with the ashes of their son. Richard Snider. 19. who died January I, 1943 Committal service will be held at the grave in Forest Home cemetery immediately following their arrival
sic and other appropriate features.
Following the worship hour an Easter breakfast will be served in the lining room of the Methodist church. Tho-e planning to attend the breakfast are asked to make reservation; with Marcella Tewalt or Bonnie Sue
Protest Against Execution of Fliers
New Pav-As-You-Go Tax Bill Offered
.Measure Would Grant Camelia t ion of Part of 1942 Tax
Tokyo, Jap n UNS (—(Axis Propa-
pires. the office of price administration Thursday provided a seven-day overlap period during which housewives may spend both April and May blue stamps.
Blue stamps D, E and F now are valid, and may be used through Apr.
30. Stamps G. H and J will become j —-
valid Saturday, and ma/ be used on) Washington. D C. (INS) R°p and after that date through May 31. D^ughton. North Carolina democrat. the Des Moines district OPA office chairman of the house ways and ann unced. means committee tojay introduced a
During the overlapping period, Apr. democratic--sponsored pay as you go 24 through Apr. 30. blue stamps for tax bill, which would cancel from IO both April and May car. be used But to IOO percent rf th** 1942 tax liability Apr. 30 blue Stamps D, E and F ex- by applying the less severe 1941 rate pire.
have occupied at least one island fan the Jap controlled Ellice group in the south Pacific.
Th? revelation w*as made when the navy reported that Jap bombers raided Funafusi, a U. S. occupied position in the Ellice island group.
No details were offered bv the navy beyond tile bare ans:uncement of th' enemy raid, but it was known the Japanese were previously in this area indicating the U. S. had seized one or more base's there
The Ellice island group is directly nor th pf the Fiji and southwest of Canton island, an important Ameri-c n base on the sea route to Australia.
people. My friend says;
“Mr. Willkie is painfully ent. This was the case in 1940 when he ran his campaign on the principle that Roosevelt had done the right
tranupar- Nazi Burgomaster of
obviously reaching far beyond the > things, but was the wrong person to
facts of his revelati n, and is accepting as true something winch isn t.
My friend concludes that Mr. Winkle i just running for* the White House in 1014 with all his might, literally aeronautic and otherwise, and that he has concocted a plausible fable cut ot his magnificent adventures, which people are buying in large quantities.
As a fundamental truth, no matter
do them. He is now trying to hold the Ame? tan conservatives while talking the language of the social-welfare faction The world cries out <he says) to American do-gooders for education and sanitation.
•Mr. Roosevelt’s internationalism is g od in as far as it is’ internationalism It is bad in as far as it cul-
Bergdahl. All young people, lncluci- cand a '—The Japanese government to-ing the pre-flight students are invited day branded as absurd and groundless to share in this special Easter pm- that prisoners captured in enemy urn-gram for youth If the day is stormy fcrms should be given special consider-the service will be held at the Metho- ation.
dist church. Finally admitting receipt of a Unit*
--------- rd States government protest against
execution of some American fliers who bombed Tokyo, the Japanese bureau cf information reiterated its claim th:y had “wantonly committed inhuman acts."
‘ All of ithe captured fliers,1’’ the ta terne Hi said, “were tried by court-marshal and sentenced to death when their guilt had been clearly proved Most of them, however, had the death lenience reconsidered and only part cf them were executed.’
London. England (INS(—The Nazi burgomaster of Brussels ha* been assassinated , the Moscow radio said today in a broadcast reported by Reuters news agency. The Moscow account Sc-id that the assassin made good Ins escape.
Iowa Wesleyan »uuents and some faculty members have gone to their
ti vat es the wrong companionships.
“Mi Willkie would be just as inter- homes for the Easter vacation which
where Mr Willkie or anyone else tries national and even more so, for he began with the close of classes Thurs-
understands how small the world is day and will continue until next Tues-and where it is flat and where it is day morning.
lound. Only Mr. Willkie would cub--
tivate«th? right companions. 1 Mr. and Mrs. David Heusinkveld of
Insane Slayer Taken To Anamosa
to lead us, he cannot change the leopard's spots. Contrary agitation in this country is not needed.
IN THE PEACE CONFERENCE, Mr.
Willkie, et a1, will discover China is jill China and Russia is still Russia, no matter how fait you can get there.
This may be “or e world" as it has always been, but it is still made up of a neath the well-known tunic lot cf different, competitive, eagerly finely woven material . , .
Clarinda, la. GNS)— Leonard Hose rn n. 27 year old insane slayer of "herlfi Cecil Crawford of Page coun-
Mr. Roosevelt leans toward Church- Uibana. 111., are spending the week !y tori av was an inmate of the ward ill and the old school tie. Mr. Willkie end with Misses Anna and Kathryn for the crimminally insane at the Iowa
Base Prices Set For Poultry on Farms
Washington. D. C. UNS) -The Offi of Price Administration today estab
live poultiy on the producers’ farms and other shipping points.
This was done in an effort to effect ‘substantial saving;*" to consumers and to aid the campaign to smash the black market.
Airerican Fliers Vow They Will Blast Japs
Allied Headquarters in North Africa —(INS)—Cotan des of the American fliers put t death bv the Japs after last year’s raid on Tokyo vowed today they would blast the Nipponese unmercifully at the first opportunity.
Offering an estimated average cancellation of 41 percent, the bill also would grant a further abatement of IO percent if the uncancelled liability is paid off by March 15, 1944. and six percent if paid off by March 15, 1945.
In any case the taxpayer would be required to pay the unabated portion
lished new maximum base prices for liabili > by Match 15. 1.446. ^ra,;a OIJ Hu northwestern Tunisian
in addition to his regular income f,ort and
taxes during the intervening years, but he would receive no discount for paying on the 1946 date.
The house ways and means committee convening in a dosed session to report the bill, failed to act this afternoon and the committee was ordered to reconvene tomorrow morning.
Smash Relentlessly At Enemy Positions
London. Eng. (0fS>—British tanks and infantry have launched a new Jouble-pronged thrust north of Rou tilt northwestern Tunisian are smashing relentlessly at enemy positions, Reuters news agency said today.
The agency declared that already the new drive is making satisfactory progress.
OPENING PLUMBING SHOP IN MT. PLEASANT
Announcement is made by J. C. Ruby of Fairfield of the opening of a plumbing shop in Mt Pleasant. Mr Ruby, who has been in the plumbing business at Fairfield, is opening in the former Anderson meat market location on North Jefferson street.
Marriage License Issued
Mrs. Helen Donahue Taken Bv Death
DEATH FOR NEGRO IN ‘LOWER 13’ MURDER
I os Angeles. Calif <INS»—A sentence of death in the Orec'n gas chamber hung over Robert E Lee Wilkes. Los Angeles Negro, today folic wing his conviction of the first de-mee murder fan the “lower 13” sleep cv 'hying of Mrs Martha Vir-
has sat izt five hours with Stalin and Van Brussel. reformatory at Anamosa,
understands the heart which beats be- Mr. and Mrs. Roy Morrison of Kus man was taken to Anamosa yes-
... of Kiiksville. Mo., are guests in the ierday by Sheriff Ed Hipsley mimedi-
of a soft home of Mrs. J. W. Laird. Mrs. Mer- rtely after he hgd
A nnrrage license was issued at the ourthmise h re Thursday to Virgil Lebec ii committed Roy JTfhrson of Lockridge and Doris
commercial, inherently nationalistic green or a delicate pink.
rison and Mrs. Laird are cousins.
fay District Judge Davidson.
M. Farman of Mt. Pleasant.
Mr: k Helen Donahue, 70. of We ct Warren street, died this afternoon abl the Memorial hospital where .she had been the last several weeks. She was
preced’d in death by her husband and i J *wes
two daughters, one daughter. Mrs. The jury of f’ght women and four Helen Bates, died about two years ago.; mea do'-m^d the vouthful dining car
Funeral service will be held at theok ^ refusing to recommend Uen-
Trent.cn Methodist church at 2 p. md ’'rev. Under the Oregon law the ver-Sunday. Interment will bo in Green ^ Gi’ries a mandatory death sen-Mound cemetery west of Trenton. tence.