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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - April 28, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news partly Cloudy Section one 2 sections vol. 92, no. Too these Days by John Chamberlain a world hell Bent for suicide i done to think we re going to have to worry very much about the population explosion. The human race seems to be going collectively crazy and soon Large numbers of humourless people will have deprived themselves of the Opportunity of making a living. The craze for self elimination has even struck new Yorkus Chinatown were some of the newly arrived chinese a at least one assumes they Are new to the area a have been putting up signs a we Are not a zoo. Keep the tourist buses now this is a strange thing in a world that depends on cultural interchange for much of its bread and butter. If v Estern tourists lost interest in Eastern cultures we would be deprived of some of the Best cuisines in the world. Does the proprietor of a chinese restaurant specializing in cantonese or Sze Chuan delicacies consider himself to be a zoo keeper does his chef think of himself As an elephant in a Cage no they Are just people intent on making a living by giving pleasure to other people if Chinatown in new York a or in san Francisco a were closed to tourists considerable understanding would go out of our life. And a whole ethnic group would be reduced to living on a dole., too the Chinatown business is symptomatic. Tourists who go to the West indies with nothing More malevolent in mind than getting a bit of suntan and snorkelling amid the fish come Home with stories about the resentment they encounter from local populations a Friend who edits a paper on the Island of St. Croix tells me it is not the native Blacks who stir up animus against the tourists the older natives Are predisposed to like visitors for the tourist Trade gives a dramatic fillip to the local Standard of living. According to my editor Friend it is Young Blacks who have returned from the Continental United states that have been dripping ideological Poison into the ears of their seniors. The net effect if things go far enough would be to turn the Caribbean islands into a vast poorhouse. The prime minister of Tho Bahama islands Lynden Pindling has begun to sense the idiocy of biting the touristic hands that do so much to take local populations off the roots and berries Standard. He has dared the Wrath of his inverse racists by advising the hotel and resort help to be a bit More courteous than they have been in recent years. Too the senselessness of pushing ideological fights to violent extremes is no better illustrated than when the afro asian bloc in the in Calls for economic Boycott and military sanctions against Rhodesia and South Africa. Apartheid is an ugly thing admittedly and i for one done to want to live in a segregated society. Nevertheless the violent overthrow of the White rulers in Rhodesia and South Africa far from expanding the area of human Freedom would Only serve to create a terrifying amount of Black misery. Nathaniel Weyl in an excellent Book called a a traitors end a which tells about the Rise and fall of the communist movement in South Africa observes that the per capita income of the Black states Between the Sahara desert and the Zambesi River is $83 a year As against $250 for the average South african Bantu. And the rhodesian Bantu earns about twice As much As his brother in the Black african nations. Because of the economic Factor Blacks from North of the Zambesi struggle to slip into the nations that discriminate socially against them. This is no argument for discrimination. It is a warning however that a men who vote with their feet to make a living have nothing to gain from the violent overturn of institutions. The evolutionary approach to change is the Only approach that offers a guarantee against self inflicted genocide. It. Pleasant Iowa tuesday evening april 28, 1970 Price to cent China warns United states Tokyo up a communist China warned the United states today a you must be held responsible for the consequences of what is called . Aggression in Indochina and said the Peoples of Laos Cambodia and Vietnam have the Quot powerful backing of China a 700.000,000 persons. Too an official government state eyes injured by fertilizer the treble Clef singers the treble Clef singers took part in the Fine arts festival at it. Pleasant High school. They Are shown Here As i hey presented one of their numbers. Denotes the Sweet 16�?Ts 5tii Row a sue Ann Seibert Debbie Turley Terri Stewart Futterman Connie Simkin Cathie Thomas Margaret Miller Kathie Peterson Joan Mcdowell Roberta Lawrence Nancy Nelson Carolyn Mckim. 4th Row a Holly Litton Tony Hoover Mary Ann Hoover Jeannie Megorden Cheryl Schroeder Carla Feehan Anita Cornick Jane Tanima Terri alter Ann Brown Lucy Mertens jams beavers Connie Hunt Kimberly Leyden Janet Mahle Susan Wikel Janis Baity. 3rd Row a Anne Huene Carol Halferty Diane Bare Martha Byerly Teresea Lachtman Becky Myers Katlian Formanek Becky Bates Wanda Whaley Cindy Lawrence Christine Bonow Connie Stearns Lee Coppernoll. Deann Lamm Doris Young Mehaffy. Vickee Lewis mania Kauffman Denise Kennedy Nancy Kochneff. 2nd Row a Debbie Maddix Carol Watson Vicki be Hrieker Marti Burchard. Is Row a Rhonda Mills Rhonda Benge Jane Tollefson Sherry Vance Sandy Norris Janet Hayward Cynthia Mcdowell Susie Smith. Susan Dunifer Vicki Scarff Teresea Davis Sally Tweedy Becky Shook Sharon Roth Debbie Biggs. Jean Boul Terry Nebel Donna Law Jeannette Brown. Accompanists Denise Rodil playing the piano Messer. Absent a Jayne Hayward Cindy Gordon Elfie Stout Margaret Smithhart Diane Cornell Donna Devore and Ann Swink. Resolutions committee for convention Republican county chairman Frank v. Coles and vice chairman Kay Rogers announce tile appointment of the pre county resolutions committee. The Republican coun Mediapolis bus nearly overturns Yarmouth up a a Mediapolis Community school bus with about 30 Grade school aged children nearly overturned in a ditch monday when it hit some Loose gravel on the Road. No one was seriously Hurt As authorities reported a few children suffered minor cuts and bruises. They said tile bus Slid into the Yarmouth in South East Iowa and was tipped slightly. The Driver of he bus mrs. Emmett Messer of Rural Yarmouth was taking the children Home for the Day at the time. 3 injured in 78 collision three persons were injured in a to convention will be held Friday. Ai Onti to Avn near two Accident Winch occurred june 12, at 8 00 . In the court two Miles East of Wayland at 5 40 room of the courthouse in it. Takes Many to produce musical comedy not everyone connected with a Large theater production can be the Star but each person involved is very important to the final performances. When the show is a musical comedy the chorus dancers James May it. Pleasant Gordon i an it orchestra Are not Only import Glenn Winfield Bernard Hult vesti gation. Tile military command reported a total of five aircraft losses three helicopters and an air Force ac119 gunship in Vietnam plus a fighter Coniber hit on a Mission Over Laos. Six gis were wounded. Close High school because of fighting Junior Hoyer of Rural Hillsboro suffered painful injuries to his eyes about 11 00 a. In monday when he was blasted in the face with anhydrous ammonia. Hoyer was working on a stuck valve on an anhydrous applicator when the Accident occurred. He is at the Burlington Hospital and Mast remain a few ment broadcast by the new China news Agency accused the Nixon administration of masterminding the downfall of cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk and called it a Long premeditated step to extend the War of aggression to All of Indochina. Too peking said the United states i a Hae Long Tom to shreds the Geneva agreements of 1954 and 1082 i on Indochina a by launching its i Savage War of aggression against i the vietnamese and laotian peo-1 pies and ceaselessly carrying out aggression intervention and subversive activities against too the statement stopped Short of promising direct military Aid to the Peoples of Indochina in what peking called their just struggle for National salvation. But it was the toughest chinese statement on Indochina in years. Washington up presi Days with his eyes completely Dent Nixon facing another crucial bandaged. Preliminary information turning Point that could draw from his doctor indicates that the damage will not result in permanent injury. Hoyer is a Well known and popular auctioneer in Southeastern Iowa. America deeper into a Southeast asian War has been Given Strong Sharp and bipartisan advice to deny Cambodia the u. S. Weapons it wants. Pleasant. The resolutions committee will be headed by attorney Ben a. Gator As chairman and attorney David Mccoid As co chairman. The other members of the committee Are Warner Russell. Dan Mcallister Kendig Rogers Center township g. A. Elliott and mrs. William Vaughn new London Donald e. Young c. M. Mccuen w. M. Hoaglin mrs. Robert Lofgren and the idiocy that afflicts us is not Only eth tic in origin. Up in the Naugatuck Valley in Connecticut die footwear business has been struggling to hang on in a severely competitive world. One company oppressed with its inability to make profits from its local operation gave the unon leaders in its Plant an accurate estimate of the situation. The company said it would have to phase out its Connecticut manufacturing business if the Union would not accept a wage scale geared to the limitations of the Market. Whereupon lib workers took a vote and turned the company quist and mrs. Phillip Crawford Wayne township mrs. G. W. Mickey Marion township and or. A. L. Brill Salem. The pre convention committee will draft a tentative party platform to be presented to the convention resolutions committee and the convention As a whole for their approval or revision. The party precinct caucuses Are being held monday May 4, 8 00 . All caucus chairmen and secretaries Are asked to Forward All resolutions and suggestions adopted at those meetings to the resolutions committee chairman Ben a. Gator it. Pleasant. The Republican precinct caucuses Are being held this year at the following places Baltimore miss Gladys Watton a Home Canaan the Wayne Moore Home Center the Dan Mcallister Home Jackson the Lloyd Jones Home Jefferson tile Wayland City Hall Marion the Earl Zickefoose Home it. Pleasant Ward i the professor Robert Lamb Home it. Pleasant Ward ii the Don Gartin Home it. Pleasant Ward Iii the Wilbur Wilson Home it. Pleasant Ward in the Bruce Rohde Home new London corp., the or. William Vaughn Home new London township the supervisor Wilbur Sater Home Rome the Walter Anderson Home Salem the or. A. L. Brill Home Scott the Robert Logan Home Tippecanoe the George e. Means Home Trenton the Richard Burns Home and Wayne the Phillip Crawford Home. Ant but essential. A a Mamet is the show co produced by the it. Pleasant Community theatre association and the Iowa Wesleyan opera workshop. Wesleyan Chapel auditorium is the place the time is 8 . On May 5, 6, 8 and 9. Tickets Are available at Panther drug Rodd clothing Montgomery Ward and the music office old main Iowa Wesleyan College. Those very important and Neces a sary people of the production listed below Are under the direction of Burt Mahle chorus director Karen Owen choreographer and . Saturday. They were taken to Washington county Hospital then transferred to mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Kenneth h. Goff 86, it. Pleasant route 5, suffered a broken right hip and minor facial cuts Harold h. Unkrich 72, facial cuts and broken ribs and mrs. Unkrich 74, a crushed knee dislocated right shoulder and Mouth cuts. Goff was driving East on Highway 78 and attempted to turn left onto the Noble gravel turning in front of the westbound Unkrich car. Both cars were totally damaged in the crash which was investigated by the Highway patrol. Marines kill to by troops Saigon up a tile . Command said today an accidental attack by . Marine corps jets has killed to South Vietnam troops and wounded 20 others. Fifteen americans died in five air crashes River Rouge Mich. Up a military spokesmen said two rive r Rouge High school where Marine corps a4 fighter bombers fighting Between White students attacked a government civilian or and Blacks sparked citywide Vio regular unit by mistake monday knee mon., was closed indefinitely while supporting Allied troops in today. A state of emergency Debattle 77 Miles South Southeast of Maine in effect in this Industrial Danang. The Accident is under in i Detroit suburb. New London cars collide in it. P. A 1969 Ford driven by Caroline Walker new London and a 1963 Volkswagen driven by Karilyn Shacklett new London collided at the intersection of Henry and Adams streets in it. Pleasant at 8 58 a m. Tuesday. Both Drivers received minor injuries and i treated at memorial Hospital. Brower to be Back on t a series the Walker car was headed East on Henry and the Shack Tott car North on Adams when the Accident occurred. The cars were consider Robert Brower one of the Moat popular of the Many who have appeared on the kiwanis sponsored were travel and adventure series will be returning to it. Pleasant this fall Alanson Elgar of the t and a committee told the kiwanis club monday evening. Browers presentation on a three execute nine in rebellion port a Prince Haiti Upp a government firing squads have executed nine persons involved in last weekends abortive revolt against the Francois Duvalier regime diplomatic sources reported Larry Cullison producer and mus today. Ical director. The sources said the executions orchestra Beverly Mohatt Rob Weer carried out in City prisons Ert Bily nedrick Johnson Char the victims were allegedly connected with coast guard officers who bombarded port a Prince Friday ably damaged according to the to screen arrangement has been is lice report the Walker woman was specially popular with the audiences. Charged with right of Way. Failure to yield a ii Jeu Hub a it Kuzj Issue less it. Pleasant High school baud As it appeared in the recent Fine arts festival. Three Csuy Bend festival Here on May 4 three City he will open the six program series on september 14. Too nominations of officers for the coming year were announced by Denis t. Jones chairman of the past presidents committee recently named. The nominees Are for president Robert Bontrager first vice president. James May second vice president. Paul Gug Etor treasurer Max Deal directors four to be elected. Dean Coppernoll Bill Bankston Dale Boal. Elmer Frank Roy Kratzer Dave Heaton John Becker and Robert Beatty for the youth committee four to be elected John Thomas Charles Cushman l. J. Hill Sam Biondo Karl Ellis. Harlan Foster Maynard Bittie and Elmer Keuhnle. Lotte Matheus Evelyn Roseberry Yasu Shibata Vicki Ziegler Alyce Anderson Steve Cary Richard de and saturday in an Effort to topple Wein Ruth Keraus Judi Scott Duvalier. Mina White Alan Woodruff Bill the coast guard mutineers on Bergren Ron Coberly Murray Kun. Three ships sailed out of the Harbor Eneman James Mohatt Dick Ray Wariy sunday and headed for the Steve res Htoy Keith Thomas i Bia . Naval base at Guantanamo Loren Gracey Jerry Gayman to ask for political Asylum. Larry Cullison. Navy authorities however gave the Marne a friends chorus Carol mutineers an escort and directed Davidson Larry Dvorsky Maisie them to san Juani p a to formal Green Nancy Hyett Meyers 1/e their petition. Steve Savage Betty Scott Joanne Wiegel Loy Williams. Dancers Nancy Hyett Alan Johnson Keni Mitchell Terry Ned Tom Owen Shirley Pence Andy Sconzo Regina Williams. Down in its request. Result practically a whole town will go on the Dole when the footwear Plant closes its doors. Suicide suicide. All Over the world people Are cutting their own throats. The Pill the Pope May be glad to know May become unnecessary. Distributed Syndicate. By King features nurse killed in Headon collision Des Moines up a a 28-year old registered nurse was killed and two other Des Moines women injured in a Headon crash in Des Moines monday night. Killed in the crash was Nancy l. Schaffer who worked at Northwest Hospital. The Driver of the second car Janice Elaine Keiter 21, and a passenger in her car Linda Kafton 22, suffered minor injuries. City police said the Keiter car struck a traffic median strip veered out of control jumped a 14-foot median strip and struck the Schaffer vehicle Headon. Charges of failure to have her car under control were filed against miss Keiter. The annual three City band. High school band students from Coullier has a Fine reputation in Dan Wooten director of the de festival will be hosted by it. Keokuk and it. Madison will a the musical Field and his marching pertinent of Public affairs for Sta pleasant High school monday May rive around 10 00 a m. Monday and band is one of our nations finest tion a Kef Rock Island bl., gave 4 in the Cottrell gym. Tile evening spend their school Day rehearsing each band will present a special some background information about concert will begin at 7 30 pm. For the evening concert. The mass number then the combined bands the goals of television and then for those who Are not acquainted band will number Over 250 Stu will perform. Tickets Are 50 cents opened the meeting to questions. De with the festival it is an Annu dents. For adults and 25 cents for Stu explained that his station la Al event which is hosted by one of guest director for the festival dents. They May be purchased a that the three High schools at Keokuk will be Don Marcoulier of Drake from any High school band Mem Community this is an of it. Madison and it. Pleasant. University in Des Moines. Or. Mar Ber or at the door. Yective but is difficult to attain he pointed out because of the size of the territory covered. Questions included the following areas the Agnew criticism ratings weather reports playing up the sensational and censorship. He reacted forcefully to criticism of telling what has happened a was it is such As the throwing of rocks near the Pope. We can to run away from the problem that there May be emphasis on a certain thing or that there Are undesirable things in the current methods of reporting or gathering the news he said. He warned that in correcting this the next step May be censorship and mentioned some of the Pitfalls in news censorship. Car demolished in fatal crossing Accident Leroy am Nell 62, of Burlington was instantly monday at 1 50 , when his 1970 Dodge Polar above was struck by a Burlington Northern freight train. Ante Nati was travelling West and turned North into the path of the West bound train at the crossing on the West Edge of Danville me car was thrown about 30 feet onto the East bound tracks and Amenell a body was thrown about feet West of the crossing. Ile was employed by Delzell motors. Too h. Rap Brown s trial to Start monday Ellicott. My. Up a the Hov a re county court today directed the Long delayed riot and action trial of h. Rap Brown to begin Here monday but a possible defense Appeal to chief Hustle Warren Burger of the . Supreme court could bring another postponement. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon there a Little difference when All is said Between an open mind and empty head
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