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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - April 29, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Horace Chaney in auctioneer for mob eth Todd Mcbeth Jerry Barb Kinney ref Ilia Williams mixed chorus As it appeared at it. Pleasant High school Pine arts festival. Left to right bold Type names Are seniors Back Row a Steve Savage Ron Walgren Bob Bates Bill Kirk Tim Kremer Kent Kiesey Don Hinkle Gary Barrett Tom Nau artly Tolson ted Boa Tom Padley. Fourth Row a Scott Boa Denny Owens Marty Gipple Tom Galer Marvin Brown David cards Kim Bittie Jane sheets Margie Lyons Laura Row Connie Wilson Denise Burchard Linda Potts Elaine Keefe Gayle Helphrey Treva Graber Jon Milter Janet septer Mary Johnson c Arol Brombaugh Barb Van Dorin Vicki Ziegler Marilyn Krabill Valerie Eckles Maxine Rich Christie Nichting Jayne Shafer. Second Row Brendy Turley Susan Breazeale Cindy Fields Amy Nesbitt Ray Curtis Janet Oldt Mary Byczek Susie Kyle Sharon pet linger. Jean Mccabe Sheila Roth Diana Myers a Barb Gibson , hidden behind the string Bass played by Steve Wettach. Out of picture Range was Kevin Piatt on the percussion. First Row a Laurel attender Patti Mcclure Lynda Woline Diane Jacobs. Mary lineman Linda carrels Donna Lauer Myers Linda Stebbins Diana Nebel a Paula Swink. Cindy Lawrence accompanist. Mrs. Marabelle Magnuson director. She also directed the other groups pictured previously. Sweet 16�?Ts. Absent a Mary Elgar. Dennis Campbell Chris Stull Sherry Powers Regina Butzman All girls Are juniors and seniors. All buys Are from tile four classes or. Grades 9, Roll 12. 50 years Dies the White House announced today the decision to support tile South vietnamese action inside Cambodia and said Nixon would explain it to the nation in a television address thursday night. Although no Large scale amen ican ground troop actions were in discuss plans for clean up and fix up the chamber of Commerce retail committee met at the Harlan House for their monthly luncheon tuesday. Bill Geil reported that some merchants May run specials next week during the City wide cleanup. Fix up and paint up event. City trucks will be on special detail during the annual clean up drive and All residents of the City Are urged to participate. Business firms Are particularly urged to place trash near the alleys in the downtown area so City Crews can work efficiently. Gary see reported on dog Patch Day As being a generally successful party leaders to talk at caucuses or. Frank v. Cotes Republican county chairman and mrs. Kay Rogers county vice chairman announce the selection of party leaders to appear at the county precinct with possible minor changes in the j caucuses next monday May 4. They event. The retail committee voted to continue the promotion in 1971 format. Landen Larsh was named chairman of the kids Day promotion scheduled for August 12 and 13. He will be responsible for planning special events and attractions. Gary Williams reported that he and Arnold Dejaynes Are working on the details of the special fund drive to raise $3,700 to finance half the Cost of the professional study for the Central business District. The co charmed Are expected to announce the details and committee workers in the near future. Will explain to the Republican voters present the importance of Buck night which will be held tuesday May 12. The value of voter surveys will also be stressed. Those making the appearances in behalf of the party Are Bombshell in documents Boston up a the judge who leased in Suffolk Superior court presided Over a secret inquest into nine months after miss Kopechne local woman recalls childhood Days along spoon River Richard Center. W. Cornick Baltimore a there Are lots of Happy and sad memories attached to spoon River for me and surely As the senior class play a a spoon River anthology Quot approaches mrs. Mabel Hobbie of it. Pleasant can not help but recall those Many memories swept by spoon River a . Bom in Ellisville 111., a Small town near the Banks of spoon River mrs. Hobbie lived on a farm with her family until she was six years old. Although mrs. Hobbie was Only a child she says a i can still remember the turkeys roosting on the wooden Fence Between our barnyard and after moving to Iowa in 1901, Charles Sheckler and his daughter Mabel revisited spoon River Many times. A Titi never forget spoon River a a Small Stream about the size of the Skunk a As we crossed Over it in our family horse and the Mother of two sons Max Collins of it. Union and Victor Collins of Minnesota mrs. Hobbie also has one Young sister living in new York state to share in the fond memories of spoon River. Certainly it is a coincidence that Edgar Lee masters production of a spoon River anthology should be presented in the Community in which a native of spoon River resides. Yet mrs. Hobbies Story is even More interesting for May i the opening night of the play also Frank v. Coles Ward in new London corporation. Ralph Carnahan Ward i new London township. William smart wary ii Hillsboro. Don Gartin Scott. Cal Crane state College Republican chairman Ward i Canaan Gladys Burns Salem Marion. Arnold Lin teen Jefferson Gardners of Mit. Pleasant j Waynie Helen Virden to Speca Noe rom e m. D. Linder Ward ii Jackson Donald e. Young Ward Iii. David Mucoid Ward in. Nav Rogers Center Trenton. Hobbie. Are no doubt acquainted with the Lovely Iris and roses distinguishing the summer landscape of mrs. Hobbies 909 East Madison residence. A spoon River anthology holds special meaning for other it. Pleasant citizens As Well. One of these is Virgil Hileman president of Iris realty company. During summer employment As a High school lad or. Hileman forked fish on spoon River following a flood. Mrs. Donald Lawrence High school biology instructor in it. Pleasant also recalls casting her line into the spoon River Waters during her childhood Days in Illinois. Of course for those who have never visited spoon River Mph dramatists will recapture its gentle flow of memories in their May i and 2 production of a a spoon River cast members Laurel Al Lender Bob Bates Brenda Bratton John Burrow Carol Cooper Elaine Keefe Linda Mcneeley Tom Nau Janet Oldt and Steve Wettach have been working Long hours with mrs. Marilyn Vincent director to relive those precious memories old spoon River. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon the income of today we notice chiefly we really have it Good but All too briefly. Mrs. Mabel Hobbie spoon River ii native of in draft records on microfilm Des Moines idea a Iowa selective Servile director Glenn Bowles revealed wednesday that Iowa draft records have been microfilmed and Are stored in a Safe place. Bowles made the disclosure after a Small fire in the selective service Headquarters at Iowa City Early tuesday morning. A we Felt it important to have the classification records of All iowans microfilmed in the event of a fire from a natural cause a ath Serwise a Bowles said. The Iowa selective service director said his office started last year in microfilming the classification records there Are approximately 8.000 sheets with 30 names to a Sheet. Bowles said the microfilm is stored in a fire proof vault. The death of Mary to Kopechne in sen. Edward m. Kennedy a car said he found a probable cause Kennedy a operated negligently and appears to have contributed to the girls death according Ito inquest documents made Public today. The 12-Page inquest report of District judge James a. Boyle of Edgartown and the 764-Page transcript of inquest testimony were re insecticide blamed for killing Birds Erie a. Up a an insecticide sprayed by a Fanner in a newly planted oat Field was blamed tuesday for the deaths of approximately 10,000 Birds. Elmer Simpson District game protector said the insecticide was believed to be a Mercury compound fungicide and was sprayed 8 to to Days ago in a Field la Miles East of Here in Harborcreek township. He said there was a a Strong possibility Small game in the area also May have been killed. Simpson said most of the dead Birds were migratory and were headed North when they came Down in the oat Field. Died when the car or Hen by Kennedy went off a Bridge on Chappaquiddick Island. Boyless report was a Bombshell which cast doubt on some of the essential parts of the senators previous two Public accounting of the Accident. The documents had been under Legal wraps since the inquest ended Jan. 8. The Accident occurred last july 18. Or. Horace e. Chaney age 78, died wednesday at 1 45 . At the Henry county memorial Hospital. He was born March to 1892 at boy lepton Mills the son of Edward j to it. And Elizabeth tempeh Chantey. On oct. 16, 1923 he was Mon red to j Georgic Martin at it. Pleasant. Or. Chancy was a Well known auctioneer for the past 50 years in Southeast Iowa. The family Home is at 1001 w. Henry St. In it. Pleasant. Surviving Are his wife four sons i Robert m. Of Davenport Edward m. I and Richiard m. Both of it. Pleas j ant and William m. Of Marion. Iowa two daughters j. Babetty Lanphear Santa Rosa i Calif and mrs. Robert Louise j Berg of Fairfield and 12 grand i children. Funeral services will be held saturday at to am. From the Beatty Foster funeral Chapel in it. Pleasant. Rev. Or. C. Dendy Garrett j pastor of first United methodist i Church officiating with internment in the Forest Home cemetery. Friends May Call As they desire after 9 . Thursday at Reatty Fosters. Saigon up a South vietnamese troops with . Air and artillery support launched an operation inside Cambodia today to destroy communist bases along tile Border Albed spokesmen announced. . Military spokesmen said no i american ground troops were involved in Tulve operation about 35 eluded in the strike americana Miles West of Saigon but the South would be in Cambodia As advisers vietnamese had the support of a Tuor pilots s. Helicopters artillery and Tacti Cal air a spokesman for Gen. Creighton w. Abrams the us. Military commander in Vietnam said american participation in the Border crossing was requested by South Vietnam. Informed american military sources said president Nixon gave final approval for the . Assistance. The cambodian government had and american sources said . Casualties if any would be announced. The american statement issued in Saigon Early thursday Saigon time said the foray into Cambodia amounted. To a a counterattacks against communist units in the parrots beak Region just across the Border. The Saigon statement differed with that issued in Washington in that it said the United states already is actively participating in requested massive . Arms Aid. Tile action while the Washington announcement said the United states a was prepared Quot to support the government operation. Blackmun draws warm backing groups plan for memorial Day woman killed near Prairie City Prairie City up a an elderly Monroe woman was killed and four others injured in a two car collision tuesday night on Iowa 163 about five Miles East of Here. The victim was mrs. Howard Roberts 81. Officers said mrs. Roberts car collided with a vehicle driven by i Kenneth Copeland. 49, of Ottumwa. Copeland was taken to a Des Moines Hospital where he was reported in fair condition. Two passengers in the Copeland car sustained cuts and bruises and mrs. Roberts a husband was taken to a Newton Hospital with facial i cuts. Washington up a judge Harry a. Blackmun said today he is inclined to dispose of All his Stock if his nomination to the supreme court is confirmed. A i would suspect that if this confirmation were to go through a he told the Senate judiciary committee a the thing to do would be to dispose of these holdings his declaration won Praise from sen. Birch Bayh d-ind., a key figure in tile Senate a defeat of judges Clement f. Hayn Swirth or. And g. Harrold Carswell president Nixon a first two choices for the Long vacant ninth seat on the court. Blackmun also gave the committee his own assessment of his judicial record. A my record we ill show in civil rights and labor cases and what i White Call treatment of Little people what i Hope is a sensitivity to their cause a Blackmun said under questioning by sen. Edward m. Kennedy a mass. He won warm backing from both Liberal and conservative senators fourteen representatives of patriotic groups in the Community met at the legion Post Home monday evening and initiated plans for this years memorial Day Parade and services. Approximately 30 new crosses will be made by Jim Wright to replace those damaged last year and to meet the need for additional crosses to place on the Graves of veterans of the Community who have died since last memorial Day. An additional Gross the committee. Of Small american flags have also _ been ordered by the memorial Day planning committee to meet the need for replacements and additions. Each year a number become faded Are damaged by the wind or otherwise and have to be replaced. The next meeting of the committee will be May 18th, at 7 30 . Following the business meeting those volunteers assembled will make approximately 30 to 35 new sprays also to meet the need for replacements and additions. Program assignments were Given to the various representatives present. They will be reporting the results of their efforts at the subsequent meeting. More than 800 veterans Graves will be visited and decorated during the Days before memorial Day. Through the dedicated efforts of Roy Craig and George Koch it is expected that every veterans grave in the nearby seventeen cemeteries w ill be decorated. A Viand gains Fulton visits Henry county Robert d. Fulton. Democratic candidate for governor and mrs. Fulton visited in Henry county wednesday. They were guests at Coffee of local democrats at the Harlan hotel wednesday morning and made Calls on local citizens. The former lieutenant governor has the distinction of having served a a mini terms As governor in 1969 he advanced to the position we Hen former gov. Harold e Hughes resigned to take his seat in the United states Senate. He is a partner in i Law firm in Waterloo where he and his family reside. Property taxes according to Fulton Are Tulve biggest problem facing Iowa Farmers today. White speaking Here today Fulton said an increasing amount of the Cost of elementary and secon in Washington the defense department announced the United states Hod agreed to provide military advisers tactical air support air coordinators medical evacuation and some logistics assistance to the operation. A statement by assistant defense Secretary Daniel z. Hen Kin said the purpose of today a raid was to destroy an extensive compleat of North vietnamese and Viet Cong bases in cambodian territory 35 Miles from Saigon and that these had posed an increasing Throat to tile Allied forces in South Vietnam. Too american units in the past have taken up blocking positions along the Border but inside South Vietnam to assist South vietnamese operations inside Cambodia. Today a announcement was the flirt time the allies had admitted officially crossing the cambodian Border. A defense ministry spokesman said the Border crossing was made in the parrots beak Region adjacent to Tay Nonh province 35 to 60 mites West of Saigon. There wets no immediate statement from the . Military command. Too warding of the announcement indicated that american aircraft and artillery were supporting the government troops but the u.8. Command made no official comment. In previous unofficial Crossings government units of up to 5,000 men killed hundreds of Viet Cong and North vietnamese and seized Large supplies of ammunition and other Supply. The first major crossing was on april 14-17, in the same area. Three other forays were carried out from the Mekong Delta area. Decrease in town number is indicated school bus leaves Roadway remains upright percent preliminary and unofficial figures indicate that my pleasant has loot Dary education must be transferred substantial population since the away from property taxes. A not 1960 census. Unofficial figures of Only for the Farmers Benefit a said the 1970 census place it. Pleasant Pulton a but also for the Sake of a approximately 6979 people Down a it. Pleasant Community school bus was damaged when it went off a county Road five Miles Northwest of it. Pleasant at 7 15 . Wednesday. The bus was driven by David Henkel 19. His Only passenger at the time was his brother Richard. They were not Hurt. Henkel was going West and had just gone around a curve when the bus went out of control and into the North ditch and slowed a Small Furrow. The front wheels and undercarriage were pushed Back underneath the bus. Henkel came to town got another bus and made his route. The Accident was investigated by Deputy sheriff Ron Elmora a ten per cent increase in population at Wayland is indicated by the preliminary figures. Total counted to Date is 656. Ten years ago the number we As 597, or 59 less than this year the number 20 years ago was 630. Our educational he said farming is still foundation of Economy in Iowa although manufacturing and wholesale Ami retail Trade have surpassed it in production of total income. The 1950 census asks a were you counted a were you counted in census �?T70? with the 1970 census of population and housing virtually completed locally District manager a. E. Minor announced the beginning of a a were you counted a Campaign to insure that no resident of the area has been overlooked. If you think you or your family might have been missed you Are bureaus electronic will repeat it once As a Public ser j from Washington later this vice. Prompt mailing of the a were j after returns Ira pc been tabulated you counted a forms will Speed up j by the census the compilation of preliminary computers population figures for the area. Preliminary figures giving the total population of incorporated places of 10,000 or More population and for counties will be issued As year determined by the population count As ascertained in the census. Federal funds Are allotted to states and state funds in turn Are allotted to comi ties and municipal urged to notify the census District soon As the District manager is office by Means of a a were you i convinced that a Complete count sus counted a form. The news is has been made. Final detailed printing this form in this Issue and population figures will be issued the importance of a Complete on a per capita basis. So a count was stressed by the District Short count Means under repro manager. He pointed out that the sensation in the Federal and state Law a making bodies and under allotment in government funds. Thus it is imperative that we have a Complete count. The help of every resident of the area is need population figures compiled in the current census must stand Asol facial until the next Federal Cen a representation in the . Congress and the state legislature is de to reach tills goal he said. Robert d. Fulton approximately 360 from the figure of 7.339 residents. The 1970 figure includes an estimate of 280 patients at the menial health Institute and some 633 Iowa Wesleyan College students living in fraternity houses and dormitories. Although the tabulation for Center township is not Complete As of today there Are indications that the population will increase from 661 in 1960 to about 1000 residents for 1970. This is a result of the Large number of Mobile Home residents South of the City limits. The inc student population has actually increased Over 1960 however the number of residents at the mental health Institute has decreased substantially Over the port several years. Mrs. John Mcdowell head census taker for Henry county reported that the official census taking will conclude today. There remains certain tabulation work before Complete unofficial reports Ane available for the entire pleasant news partly Cloud Section one 2 sections vol. 92, no. 101 it. Pleasant Iowa wednesday evening april 29, 1970 Price to cents. Gives Aid Cambodia in in
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