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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - August 15, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant. News vol 92 no 192 it. Pleasant Iowa saturday evening August 15, 1970 partly Cloudy Price to cents will integrate Nixon tells South new Orleans up a president Nixon Quot spoke frankly Quot to representatives of seven Southern states Friday and told them Dixie schools will be integrated this fall in an Quot orderly and peaceful Quot we Are one country one people and we re going to carry out the Law a Nixon said after meeting with the officials for 2vt hours. Nixon attorney general John n. Mitchell education Secretary Al the Way Ivas in s. F. 25 years ago san Francisco up a it Wias 25 years ago today that sophisticated san Francisco erupted into by Celebration unmatched since the goad Rush Days. The newspaper headlines said it Bill Quot jape Quat a shortly after president Harry s. Truman announced the end of world War n with the unconditional surrender of Japan san Francisco led the nation in a spree which last wed into the wee hours. Market Street now the scene of Bart construct Ion was a scene of Watt to Wall people. Soldiers sailors and marines grabbed the nearest girls to kiss Bonf nes-burnl3d and liquor store windows were shattered for the liquid assets on display. From the City a taller buildings rained tickler tape toilet tissue and Calendar leaves. Autos were shunted to Side streets and streetcars were halted for hours. To compound the noisy Celebration air raid sirens wailed and Auto horns blared. By evening All available police were called to duty and the Navy sent 250 extra Shore patrolmen to join the 600 army maps on duty. Ponce finally cleared Market Street but before the night was Over the Moor showed seven deaths and Many rapes. The City a emergency hospitals treated 240 persons. Property damage ran into the millions but finally peace had come. Liott n. Richardson and presidential adviser Robert h. Finch met with the Southern education officials to outline the administrations policy on school desegregation. The presidents delegation also listened to problems outlined by the Southern officials. A we spoke frankly of the facts As they existed and there was no bluffing Over the problems a Nixon said. Quot As a result we re going to find in Many districts the transition will be orderly and Nixon stressed Quot unitary school systems must replace the dual systems throughout the United states and vowed to Quot uphold the Nixon met with representatives of Louisiana Alabama Arkansas Georgia Mississippi and the Carolinas. Each state will establish an advisory committee on its school desegregation Progress and these seven committees will report to the presidents Cabinet committee on education headed by vice president Spiro t. Agnew. Missiles miss photo plane Saigon up a North Vietnam fired missiles at a . Photo plane but they missed the . Command said today. A dozen americans were wounded in fighting that erupted when communist troops fired on . Troops trying to Rescue four wounded gis. The . Command said a Navy rf8 photo reconnaissance Jet was fired on by North vietnamese missile Crews Friday six Miles South of the North vietnamese port of Vinh. The Jet and two armed escort jets evaded the missiles and did not fire Back the spokesman said. More theatrics at Tate trial los Angeles up a the tote murder trial kept up its reputation for theatrics with arrest of a Marine Corporal outside the courtroom Friday shortly after he had testified against the key state witness in the Case. Lance Cpl. John Marsh 23, of Bania Barbara calif., was hustled off by the Shore patrol on charges he was awol and had Over extended he orders to return to his station in Okinawa. Marsh who showed up voluntarily had testified outside the presence of the jury that he saw Linda Kasabyan taking a drug and doing an Quot Oriental dance in Public during the month that the murders occurred Ait Tim Tate Labianca Homes. Mrs. Kasabian had testified earlier that she took a drug Only once during that period and that it occurred at the spoon ranch where she lived with other members of Charlies Manson a hippie cult. Deputy District attorney Aaron Stovitz said he did not believe marshes Story. He said he believed the Marine read about the Case in the newspapers and decided he had seen mrs. Kasabian at a Beach in july 1969. Marine convicted of murder by a court martial Danang Vietnam up a Marine pfc. Samuel g. Green 19, Cleveland. Ohio was convicted of murder by a court martial saturday in connection with the shooting of 16 vietnamese civilians and was sentenced to five years in prison. The jury found Green guilty of 15 of 16 counts of murder in the feb. 19 incident in Hamlet 4 of son thang Village 27 Miles Southwest of Here. Cars damaged two accidents have been reported to City police. At 3 02 . Friday Allen d. Toline drove into the courthouse parking lot and a car driven by Birdie Lee Roth route 4, backed into his car damaging it an estimated $90. Damage to the Roth car was Small. J three weeks to know the full effect at 12 45 . Friday a car driven j of the blight or. E. R. Dun by Gladys Spray collided with the can 0f Iowa state said the disease parked car of de Calloway at the has the potential of spoiling Iowa a dream drive. Some damage result chances for its first billion Bushel de. Coni crop. I Duncan said the new virus believed brought on by the warm moist weather conditions attacks both the ears of com and the stalks without harming the leaves. He said the blight a a is a potentially serious a dovetail you might say is it. Louis p. Font 23, shown at it. Meade md., where he stated that he would rather go to prison than serve in the . Army As Long As the Vietnam War continues. He is petitioning to be discharged As a conscientious objector. He a West Pointer. Cash taken at West Point West Point a a break in was discovered at 2 am. Today saturday at the West Point lumber and hardware store on the Northeast Corner of the Square. An undetermined amount of Cash missing from the Cash Register. Checks in the Register were not taken. The robbery was discovered by mrs. De Waltz owner who had stopped by to Check the store. Entry was gained by prying open a West door to a storeroom. West Points marshal James Scharpman is investigating. Boby Skunk finds Way into Park a baby Skunk was a taken into custody by officer o. O. Sapp in Central Park saturday morning. The Young animal was to be turned Over to a conservation commission officer. The Skunk was spotted under some Bushes and police were notified. Sapp grabbed it and placed it i the on Irmi Houes Commerce committee has in a cardboard Box. The animal approved a Tough Antidrug Bill did t fight Back in the customary 1 _ t mss a that would allow police t0 enter tougher Laws or legalization committee View Washington up private Homes unannounced on drug raids and would double most manner for a Skunk. Sapp said that the Skunk was Likely brought into town from the kitties for Quot pushers country and left in the Park Friday night. Middle West Fields of Parent Stock hybrid Corn and some commercial Fields arc being damaged by a fungus that spreads rapidly under conditions of High humidity. The Leaf blight attacks the Sheath or base of a Plant Leaf and also Corn ears. Ears become moldy above and lose up to too per cent of their kernels in cases of serious infection. Fungus damages hybrid seed Fields seed Corn companies across the Middle West Are continuing to Battle a fungus which has caused substantial crop loss in hybrid Fields of Parent Stock seed Corn. Local seed Corn companies Are using Aerial applications of Withane m-45 fungicide to combat the blight which spreads rapidly during periods of humid weather Art amp Light winds. The fungus is usually first noted on the Leaf As a White growth with a dark ring around the circumference. Commercial com Fields have Only been affected in isolated cases and most local hybrid Fields of Parent Stock seed Corn Are far enough advanced in maturity that production May not be severely affected. Experts have indicated that tvs Texas male sterile has contributed to the susceptibility of Parent seed com hybrids. Tvs is a sterile Factor used to eliminate the de Masseling process. The seriousness of the fungus blight has been reflected on the Grain futures Market by an increase in november Coni of about 13 cents during the past week. Although it will take from two to the Bill similar to one already passed by the Senate would reduce penalties for the first conviction of simple Possession of any i drug however. Too the measure approved Friday would form a presidential commis ,. A a a .v,0 pm Hill said that Sion on the Legal and medical con the closing of the outpatient de i the facility closed out Sam mat i w i i open nov maps rps must be Troverso surrounding marijuana apartment of the state mental health some Economy measures must Institute Here which was announced j taken. The plan was according to rep Pauj Rogers d-fla., de by Institute officials three weeks ago or. Fox to phase out the outpatient scr Keck the measure As a the broadest and most significant Bill on drug abuse Ever presented to the says closing of outpatient department still open is still open to discussion James department by the end of August. He said that the biggest reason the Institute Here got into financial difficulty was the rapidly growing costs of All health care services. Or. Fox said he hoped to be Able to reduce the Mhz staff by to to 12 people by being selective in filling vacancies when they occur. He said no one will lose their jobs. The letter to the county officials also stated that the Mhz would Gillman Iowa social services commissioner said Friday in Des Moines. A letter dated july 27, was sent by Mhz officials to county officials stating that the outpatient depart would be closed. Gillman said was aware that the Mhz officials were considering phasing out the department but that they Hadnot made state officials aware of their ans. Or. Walter Fox Mhz superintendent said in a letter that Mhz would be $200,000 in the red by june 30, 1971, unless the Mhz stopped treating outpatients and took other j Sibler to reopen it before the end Jouse floor. Quot if this Doest bring the drug problem under control i done to know what will a said chairman Harley o. Staggers do. A. The Bill includes a controversial administration asked a no Knock provision to give police authority to enter private premises in announce screen patients prior to admission go by feel there is danger to More closely. Kevin bums Gillmann a Deputy said that if the outpatient depart members called it unconstitutional ment Here is closed it May be pos an j they would fight it on the themselves or risk of evidence being destroyed. Some committee student View Richmond a. Up a gov. Linwood Holton told his youth advisory Council to a have no inhibitions the 19 students promptly recommended legalization of marijuana. A you certainly took me up on it a said Holton. The Council of handpicked collegians suggested in a 223-Page report Friday that the state alcoholic beverage control Board administer legalized marijuana and hashish with mild forms of marijuana available to persons Over 18, and stronger forms limited to those Over 21. Too Holton described the recommendations on almost every phase of Virginia s government As Quot startling a and promised a it will have the careful study of the included in the groups Namy recommendations was a suggestion that troops be used if necessary to curb violent disorders and another for a negative income tax a or guaranteed income a and that welfare be abolished. Too the report resulting from two months of study by the team touched on such subjects As environment education dissent drug abuse and equal Opportunity. Economy measures. Of the fiscal year if the financial Gillman indicated he did no to want1 situation improves. Theatre group to Convene Here during threshers reunion the Council upheld dissent As a fundamental right but said Quot it to but in other respects the Bill of the state to goes far beyond the administration. A Ake those measures measure passed earlier by the sen i when dissent of a ate. It would double most pen j a Quot a a a incl Voua a Al Les for drug pushers provide other citizens. James. Davis president of the National society for the preservation of tent Folk and repertoire theatre has announced that approximately 700 notices of the annual meeting and schedule of events of the society will be sent from it. Pleasant next week. The annual meeting is regularly held on saturday morning at 10 00 during the Midwest old settlers and threshers reunions five Day show that starts september 3rd. This year the annual meeting will fall on september 5th. Mailings have gone to All but five states in America and eight foreign countries. Included in the mailing Are former actors of a a rep theatre who will hold their own reunion during the Thresher s event news Media and members of the it. Pleasant Community theatre. Or. Davis has announced that his own show a the Schaffner players will move into it. Pleasant on the reunion grounds Early and have their first show tuesday evening september 1st at 8 00, titled Quot in $269 trillion Over three years to expand rehabilitation programs and authorize $6 million for the hiring of 300 additional agents by will be the Bureau of Narcotis and Dan moving directly from the state fair serous drugs. None of these Proto it. Pleasant. J visions is in the Senate Bill. Staggers said he would try to married the Schaffner players Holton called the report a one of the finest experiences i be had As governor and said the Council originally a summer project would be called Back into session every two months for further studies. This year in addition to the annual meeting the local group of the society Are planning several parties to include the stars of a the grand Ole opry who will be bring the Bill up for floor action during the week of sept. 14, shortly after the House returns from a recess that began Friday. If the House passes it difference with performing four of the five Days of Senate by then win a a five t0 the reunion As Well As the setoff i resolved in a conference com. Ner players. Mittee. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon a gossip is a vocal Bloomer who has the keenest sense of humor. Gov. Ray to visit reunion word has been received by Bill Bater president of the Midwest old settlers and threshers reunion that governor Robert d. Ray will be attending the annual event on the opening Day september 3rd. Recently or. And mrs. Charles Decker gave special invitations to state officials in Des Moines and governor Ray has indicated that he will accept the invitation. Congressman Fred Schwengel has also indicated that he will be attending the reunion event on september 6th. Congressman Schwengel has missed Only one of the Midwest old settlers and threshers reunions since they were inaugurated. Halferty fakes oath of office Joe Halferty left is congratulated by mayor Charles Hanna after receiving the oath of office As a member of the Board of trustees of the it. Pleasant municipal Light and water utilities. Halferty was appointed by mayor Hanna and confirmed by the City Council to replace John Harris who recently resigned due to a promotion and Transfer by the Blue Bird bus company form sausage company in Iowa Humboldt up a a newly formed corporation of Humboldt residents today announced plans for a $1 million sausage manufacturing Plant to be constructed on the Northwest Edge of Humboldt. A Athey attended. The firm to be known As Crest j pack inc., is expected to be in a production by next Spring and by output of sausage company spokesmen said the week i about 80,000 pounds. Acquainted with kidnapping victim information about the kidnapping of or. Claude l. Fry agriculture expert from his Laboratory in Montevideo Uruguay has special interest for Glen Frazer of it. Pleasant. Frazer a graduate of Iowa Wesleyan College in 1927, received a Craft show to be one of biggest the Craft show for the Midwest old settlers and threshers will be one of the biggest in the Midwest this year. Part of the exhibits will be housed in a tent near the antique farm machinery building to take care of the additional people who have wanted to he a part of this years show. The soap making will be outside also As it has been for the past two years. In addition to the crafts from the Tennessee Guild that will be coming again this year As a result of a trip to Tennessee by chairman of the Craft show or. So mrs. Clark Burns there will be an exhibit of. Pottery and woodcuts by Ihfe Iowa Wesleyan College Rug making so Lead dolls to name a few. Mrs. Orlendes Ross will be making a dapple head dolls this year in the place of mrs. Ralph Barnum who a filled this interesting place for two years. The substitution was made because mrs. Barnum a is Stilt recovering from Accident injuries. Teaching Fellowship at Oklahoma a and m and was in a class with or. Fry there. Frazer is acquainted with both or. And mrs. Fry and attended the same Church which should be new Seal of the Post office depicts an Eagle poised for flight replacing the a Post rider Seal used for 133 years but some critics say the Man on horseback still fits. Both Are shown in Washington resting on a desk used by Benjamin Franklin first postmaster Geneia. Increase in payments to Many disabled vets the veterans administration reported today that a Bill the president signed August 12 will increase monthly compensation payments for most of two million veterans who incurred disabilities during military service. Administrator of veterans affairs Donald e. Johnson said the eight to 12 per cent increases will be retroactive to july i. He said veterans will receive their regular monthly checks for August on sept. I computed at the old rate. Later in Early september most veterans will receive another Check which will reflect the retroactive increases for july and August. The following month a on oct. I a regular monthly checks will include the increases. Johnson stressed that since the and for a time the Monkey had two had not been solved. Ted Simpson increased payments Are automatic claimants. Who lives near Olds Learned of the veterans need not Contact the a mrs. Mcallister reported to the i incident and notified mrs. Mcallis to receive them. It. Pleasant sheriffs office on Fri Ter that he would come to get the he said the 12 per cent increase Day about 2 00 . That a Monkey Monkey that he had been keeping goes to totally disabled veterans in was sitting in a tree in her Yard for a Friend and that it had is eluding those who also receive and Capeci Dit ional compensation for Sud Dis a visit to the Winfield carnival abilities As deafness blindness Aud admirers gather around for a close look at a Monkey a a captured at the Raymond Mcallister farm Home Friday. Winfield Beacon photo. Monkey ownership solved a Monkey business at the Ray carnival arrived at the Mcallister mond Mcallister residence near residence to claim the Monkey. Woman became a Little complicated however the Monkey mystery suspecting that the Monkey had escaped from the carnival in win Field officials notified the carnival soon proved that or. Simpson was the loss a it of a or loss of use of i personnel. Soon a Man from the j right. Arms and feet
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