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VOL. LXXI. No. ISI MONDAV, ALG. 9, 1943 MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
They’ll Do It Every Time
'Farm Program Talks Scheduled Here
I rain Collision
Soviet Army In Rapid Drive On Kharkov
By Paul Mallon
TLiERE,THERE, PETTY LAMB/
rrS only a moo-moo cow.'
I 'AOULDN’T LET ANYTHING / HOUT you EVER J COME, V MY SWEET, LET ME SHIELD AND PROTECT YOO FROM / THE HARD, CRUEL WORLD L S FOREVER! MARRyMEy> V I IMPLORE YOU!
She was such
A FRIGHTENED LITTLE DOVE SO FRAIL-SO MB£K,JERKLEY% MARRIED HER TO PROTECT HER'
MEEDS PROTECTION NOW ?
C MON* FORK OVER > THAT RAY ENVELOPE! AND BEFORE YOU EVEN ASK MENTHE ANSWER IS "NO,YOU CANT j GO TO YOUR RIFF-/ . RAFF CLUB ^
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Schooler and Alton Will Speak at High School
One Person Killed; Ten Oth ers HurtFIGURES ON FLOOD LEVEL
Skunk River About 1926 Level Below That of 1930
15*41, King fethanol
Notes About The Coming Fair Hitler May
Have Followed His Partner
Another class wa.s added ii. the Horse Pulling contest at the Henry County Fair for Tuesday, Annist 24 Light and heavy teams I rom Henry county only will pit their strength against each other.
Teams weighing less than 3C00 lbs., will compete in a separate class from the professional puller* in the afternoon, and teams weighing over 3000 lbs will pull in the evening. Tbii i in addition to the regular class that Is open to the world.
Prize money is be.ng overed for this extra contest, so there iuuki be a good representation of Henry County pullers at the Fair.
held. The turf is smooth as velvet, and the bare ground is as level as a table.
An Ox Team and Covered Wagon will demonstrate how the pi'-neers of this country went to market in the early day.
Two pure-white steer,. well boke and hitched to one of tho:.,e old wooden axel prairie schooners will be on exhibition loth da\* of the Fair .
It may be that this outfit Will be pressed into service. J» the Fair official.'. for transportation about the grounds ii the tire situation becomes much more critical.Germany Is Reported Under Triumvirate
Madrid, Spain <INS' A .strong possibility that Adolph Hitler has followed his fascist partner Benito Mussolini into political obscurity was raised today as Spanish press di; patches tended to confirm reports that rule of Germany has been taken over by a Military triumvirate headed by Reichmarshal Hermann Ge ring.
Berlin dispatches to Madrid, newspapers passed by the Nazi censor declared that powers of enormous magnitude have been given the rotund German air chief who has been Hitler's right hand man for the past two decade'.
Madrid diplomatic circles expanding the dispatches reported that the Nazi
‘ A measure of their potentiality can ers and replaced bv representatives of the German army and navy.
Washington, D. C ‘INS*—Secretary of State Cordell Hull asserted that the American government has net received any information to confirm the widespread report over the week end that Adolph Hitler has been replaced by a military government in Germany.
City Manager personally supervised the grading and wetting down of the arena in front of the grand stand where the Society Horse Show and the Horse Pulling contests are to be
Our old stand-by Fred Shew, of Grand\iew. will be here with his Ferris Wheel to thrill the patrons with the sky ride.President Returns From Vacation
Molly Pitcher I)av Returns From Hospital
Bond Sales Good
William Vaughn who has been a | patient in the hospital at Iowa City j since receiving a serious head injury,! returned to his home here Sunday. ( Vaughn was hurt while removing a j tractor tire from the rim at the Hile-man station.
Hospitalization is not new for him. For various treatments and operations, he has been in hospitals 13 times.
Local Legion Auxiliary members who sold bonds and .stamps from booths on the square Saturday in the Molly Pitcher dav observance did an exceptionally good job and report total sales of $5,701.15.
Of this am int. $5,400 was in bonds taken by 66 purchasers. The remainder of Hie purchases were in stamps which amounted to $301.15.Missing In ActionFINE WINTERS HOME ON SOUTH WHITE SOLDFRANCIS BURNS WRITES FROM PRISON CAMPSUIT FOR DIVORCE
FILED WITH CLERKSTOVE CERTIFICATES GOOD UNTIL AUGUST 23
Florence Bums ha., received 2 letters and a card recently from her brother. Francis Burns, the last written April 5 saying he was well tieated and not to worry, and acknowledging Xmas gift* from his sister and ether friend* which he had been unable to do before. He is in a German prison camp, iACADEMY PICNIC HERE AUGUST 14
FALLS 15 FEET DOWN SHAFT OF ELEVATOR
FINE MODERN HOME ON EAST MONROE SOLD