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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - August 16, 1958, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it. Pleasant news these Days by a Torr e. Sokolsky russian Gold More and More evidence is coming to Light of the keen interest of soviet Russia in Gold a strictly capitalistic Metal when monetized or when used As Security for Money. The United states went off the Gold Standard in 1933 but tries to maintain a ratio of 25 per cent of Gold to its paper Money which has a fluctuating value in some other countries such As Canada. The United states buys Gold at $35 an ounce. Some of that Gold undoubtedly comes from soviet Russia which has Large Gold deposits the actual figure not being reported. While soviet Russia does not Supply ample statistical data of its Gold production it is generally believed to be Large and it is estimated that last year soviet Russia sold More than $260,000,000 of Gold in Western markets which would be principally in London Amsterdam and Zurich. Switzerland is reported to be a Large depository of russian Gold which can be deposited in j Swiss Banks anonymously and never traced. Anastas Mikoyan who runs the business end of soviet affairs and who understands the capitalist i system and How it operates Par-1 titular by Money and banking objects to the american fixed Price of i $35 an ounce for Gold and is pro-1 posing that the Price be raised it undoubtedly occurs to him that the United states is now the largest purchaser of Gold in the world but he ignores the fact that we have the option of buying at a certain Price or not buying at All. If we were held up by soviet Russia or South Africa or any other seller of j Gold we might find ourselves taxed j by a foreign Power to our detriment and even peril if Gold were bought and sold in a Universal free Market the Price would find its own level. There Are free markets in London and other cities in Europe. Vol. 80, no. 193 it. Pleasant Iowa sati Day evening alg. La 1958 by Carrier 30� per week by mail $7.50 per year there can be Little question but that soviet Russia plans to monetize a Gold rouble at some time not too Distant. It is generally assumed that this will not be for Home consumption but will be a Gold rouble for Export thus establishing a Gold Standard Export currency. If soviet Russia can succeed in this and there is not reason for assuming that it cannot be done the rouble will become the Standard currency for a Large part of the world and it could imperil both the Dollar and the Pound at the present time the american Dollar is regarded As the most stable currency and is a Universal Standard of Exchange. A Gold Export rouble could subordinate the american Dollar if it does not have enough Gold to support such a position. With so much of our Gold Reserve earmarked in favor of foreign Lowers this is Well within the realm of possibility. Too while on one Side soviet Russia conducts a diplomatic and propagandist in War against us attacking our capitalist system As evil on the other Side soviet. Russia is pursuing a strictly capitalistic course j in attempting to establish a Gold i rouble to become the foundation1 currency in world markets. Under the soviet system soviet Russia does not need a Gold currency for. Domestic purposes. The Means of production distribution and Exchange Are owned and managed by the government. The governments Fiat in the economic Field is also a Lute. It is therefore doubtful whether j a citizen of Russia would Ever see i a Gold Coin or whether it would be valid within the boundaries of the soviet Union. However by Stab a lashing such a currency for foreign Trade soviet Russia would Stab j Lush another political device for em-1 Barr Assing the capitalist countries. Too i the question arises whether the United states would be Able to meet the russian Challenge when it Camp by returning to the Gold Standard this could cause an economic upheaval in this country. Money is a Dull science and is understood by few. A currency based on Gold has a higher value than a currency based on nothing except the credit of the country Only because people react More favourably to the Gold currency. It is psychological and traditional but this psychological and traditional Factor translated into economics can be very serious indeed while it is True that bad Money sends Good Money into hiding it is also True that currently the entire world needs a stable Gold supported currency to end inflation. Copyright 1958, King features Syndicate. Inc. Jack Adams food service manager a Slater system inc., is transferring the supervisor of the food service at Ben clix aviation Plant. Davenport to assume management of the food service at tile John Wesley Holland student Union at Iowa Wesleyan College. Tin recent arrangement to have food serviced by the Slater system will bring j d. It Jack it Adams to the Wesleyan Campus. Before sup revising tile food service at the Bendix aviation Plant or. Adams was with the Slater company at two colleges Central at Pella Iowa and Mankato state at Mankato. Minn. In has had nine years experience in the food business. was assistant manager with tile Fred Harvey Cham in the Union station St. Louis to. also managed other restaurants in Charleston and Greenville 111. Or. Adams is a native of Dupo. 111. Atter spending a year in the army he entered Eastern in Luoi University. After his College graduation he continued on at Eastern Illinois m graduate school he will come to it. Pleasant in the near future to be ready for tile coming school year. Freshman week begins september to. Registration september 15, and classes september 17. Instructor named at Iowa Wesleyan Rural schools to open on september 2 the Henry county Rural schools will open september 2 this year. It is hoped that this Date will More nearly coincide with the opening Date in Oiler schools in tile county and an attempt has been made to relate Rural vacations to vacations in Henry county High schools tins should be More convenient for those patrons having pupils in both High school and the Rural schools. According to Joe Davis county superintendent the Rural schools opening tins fall and their teachers Are Coppock Myrtle Schwab. Pleasant Lawn a 7-8 Crane Carls 4-5-6 Erma Scott 2-3 Mildred Neil pr-1 Marjorie Zickefoose. Rome 5-8 Walter Gray pr-4 Zaida Stanley Trenton 5-8 Dorothy Bagby 3-4 Davida Nicholson pr-2 Florence Collins Jackson Greenwood 5-8 Clara Dunlavy pr-4 Glenda in Fankhauser Oak Grove pr-4 Alice prelim Center 5-8 Elizabeth Gentry Trenton township Richwood 1-2 Beryl Rich White Oak a 3-4-5 Ethel Mae Schaefer Montgomery 6-7-8 Genevieve Messer. Baltimore township Bethany mama Cammack Jefferson township Elm Imogene Himkle Flower Margaret Rensberger Douglas Laura Hinkle Tippecanoe township Oakland Mills Lida Grant pleasant Hill Etta. Owen there will be a plan meeting Day for Rural teachers on Friday August 29 in the office of the county superintendent at 8 30 a in. Plane crash kills 22 what will you do with it pleasant your investment in the chamber of Commerce declares your interest in the City of it. Pleasant. Your investment and your interest will brine you dividends through Progress. For agriculture improve marketing facilities. Speak with one voice to county Airliner goes Down in the East former dec chairman victim Nantucket. Mass., up a a crashed murder will out James f. Foster reads above the Twenty third psalm from the Bible in a Jefferson ga., court at his retrial for a murder for which he twice was sentenced to die. Judge May Lon b. Clinkscalis on Bench directed an acquittal. This came about after conviction of Bootlegger a. D. Allen shown left lower photo with friends during 1ury deliberations. Also convicted was Charles Rothschild whose confession proved Foster s innocence. Both got life. Finish paving Edwin j Herrin Dies at Salem on relocation. Son of John w Hind and Fannie in pvt a Inghram Herrin died Friday a to a t t vol morning at his Home Here. was born october 3. 1887 in Des Moines county. Iowa. Both parents Are deceased. On june 22. 1915 he married Ruth Gitchel of it. Olive. Ran. is survived by his wife one son Merle and one daughter mrs. Bes Truxson it Young sociology instructor at the University of Michi j Hospital Ypsilanti mich., will join the Iowa Wesleyan faculty this fall. will teach the courses formerly taught by mrs. Charles o. Garretson who is on leave of absence studying on a Grant from the Danforth foundation. Or. Young a native of Flint mich., received his Bachelor s d glee at Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti in 1952 and followed it with a masters degree from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor his graduate work had special attention to the sociology of education. In his undergraduate Days. M Young was president of the natural former Wayland postmaster Dies Wayland Edward b. Wittrig 74. Died Friday at 4 At the mercy Hospital in Iowa City where in had been taken tuesday afternoon. The services with the Zehr funeral Home in charge will be at 2 ., monday at the Wayland mennonite Church of which he was a member. Tin son of John and Mary Witmer Wittrig he was born near Crawfordsville sept 22. 1883. In november 1911. was married to Mabel Wenger of Wayland she and the following two children survive Robert Wittrig of the last of the new pavement on the relocation of Highway 34 South of Lockridge was poured Friday. The four mile relocation of the Highway extends from the new pavement installed last year from near of pleasant to near the Jefferson county line East of Lockridge. It connects with the present i Highway near the Point known As i Parsonville. The new pavement bypasses Lockridge and eliminates some bad curves East of Lockridge and some Sharp grades West of of the last link of wide pavement Between Burlington and Ottumwa the seven Miles East of Fairfield to Parsonville is scheduled to take place next year. Grading of the shoulders along the improved sections of 218 North of it. Pleasant is nearing completion work is being done on the last Section that near big Creek two Miles North of it. Pleasant. Indicate 99 were dead before plunge Way Ireland up a the chit medical officer of the dutch i m airline said today autopsies indie ated that the 99 persons killed in thursday s crash of a new York bound Airliner were dead be fore the plane plunged into the Obj ctr. Wiki tar Vuick to Lulu in 1 Anent farm Bureau. Board j Northeast airlines plane 1 and burned Friday night on fog bound Nantucket Island killing 22 of the 34 persons aboard including former atomic Energy commission chairman Gordon e Dean. The twin engine con Vair was filled with Holiday bound weekenders on a flight from new York to Nantucket when it slammed to Earth near the Airport and disintegrated. The dead included the entire Crew. The other 12 persons among the total 34 aboard were injured some critically. Seven were flown this morning to Boston for special treatment at the Massachusets general Hospital s Quot Burn seats bits of flaming fuselage supervisors and the state legislature. For City planning new through streets. Improve railway service improve parking facilities. Beautify our City. Create master plan for future expansion. For education increase enrolment at Iowa Wesleyan College. Plan future school expansion. Be spokesman for the free Enterprise system. Business education Days. Business farm Days. Economic study groups. For highways landscape beautify and signify and week were Huri a helter All Highway approaches to a a set r lnt0 Woodlnd a not the pleasant cooperate with Highway com science club was a representative Pacific Palisades. Calif on the student faculty committee and participated in student government. His teaching experience in addition to the University of Michigan Hospital school was at Holly and Cho High schools both in Michigan. Or. And mrs. Young and then child will move to it pleasant before the beginning of the College year. Mary stirrer two Brothers and of Des Moines and a sister mrs. Also Sam injured while razing building Burlington a it pleasant Man Everett Bucko Wellington. Sir Martin both of Burlington. Or. Herrin was a member of the Atlantic. Salem congregational Church. Or k Van diaper said exam where services will be held Ai 1 30 nation of the bodies of some of ., monday. The Rev. Wilbur the victims showed each had suf Doughty officiating. Burial will be hied a brain in Aspen Grove cemetery at Bur he said this Quot indicated that All Lington. The people were dead before the the body is at the Waterman Impact Quot of the plane on the funeral Home in Salem. Stormy sea. Or Van diaper said there were co signs of Burns on the bodies examined and that other external injury Marks on the bodies came after death none of the bodies recovered from Urie sea has been identified o far. A spokesman for the dutch Airliner Kim said a con it red Effort to identify the victims will be made after the inquest. Moon rocket apparently is ready Register new motor vehicles wit in of Washington John Witt 3gt was injured while working on \ Rig of Wayland and mrs. Lydia the razing of the old Button works Rittley it Colorado Springs Colo. J front Street Here thursday. Or. Wittrig was a retired Post master at Wayland and for Many j Wellington suffered a fractured years was associated in the hard-1 right anal and multiple bruises when he was pinned by a falling Metal Frame partition. was taken to Burlington Hospital at 3 26 Ware business with his brother. Joe. Divides estate among several Cape canaveral. Fla. Up an immensely tall rocket with i Knobby contrivance on top stood gaunt in an air Force Tower on Cape canaveral today. It an patently was ready for a widely anticipated a shoot for the Moon sunday. The air Force and defense department still would not confirm that the big to Mark ii a Many a first Uncertain leapt it Bridge the chasm Between the planets was imminent. Tik following persons and firms have registered new motor vehicle a the clerk s office in the courthouse. When no town is listed person or firm is from it pleasant. Cars Richard r. Hall Oldsmobile Daniel by Webb. Winfield Chevrolet John w. Allen new London Chevrolet David it Neff Wayland Ford Robert n. Frary Salem. Ford Shafer motors to it Chevrolet and Buick Joy Dean Workman. New London Chevrolet and James w. Dunn., or. Chevrolet Roscoe m. Calloway Volkswagen Fredrick t. Hull Oldsmobile Ethel it. Hill Man. Chevrolet Izlo v Kneen it. Union Ford sheets motor. Ford Fleenor Pontiac co., Cadillac Leonard Leichty Ford and Clarence e Graber Studebaker. Trucks Gilbert la Stout Ford. The last will and testament of Al by Mogel has been admitted to probate at Tiu courthouse. According to tile provisions the following persons were left $50 each Wayne Haiti will Richard i Moyie Neta Brown Marguerite Ellis. Virginia Lyons Joanne Davidson. Rita Bali will Dorothy Hal i ii will Louis Halliwill and Keith j Moyie. Jean Halliwill and Wendell Halliwill were left $150 each and a brother. A c. Mogel. $1,000. I All the rest of the estate was left i to a sister. No Vina Mogel who was named executrix of the will which was drawn up april 14, 1947. Pm. By police ambulance he remained hospitalized there Friday and his condition was described As Good. O. C. Eddingfield it pleasant contractor is in charge of tile razing project which will provide More off Street parking he said Wellington s injury was the first to occur on this Job. The maximum goal of the the t is to orbit an instrumented sate i Lite of under too pounds around the Moon and obtain a crude the f vision picture of its eternally hidden Quot dark nit a cars damaged in collision fire damages Birmingham buildings cars Driver by i in a e g Wehner Keokuk and William c Leonard Dallas Tex Wen damaged i when they collided at the Southeast 1 Corner of tile Square at 7 a in saturday. Wehner was driving a 19 3 i Chevrolet North on main and i Leonard a 1953 Chevrolet West on Washington when the incident occurred. The Wehner car w is damaged an estimated ski and to 1 Leonard machine about $75 Ico officials go on trial marriage License issued Baghdad Iraq up a tile first of about too High government and military officials of the deposed regime of King Faisal went on trial Here today before a special High military court. Birmingham the Birmingham locker Plant was gutted by the Blaze which broke out about 9 45 Friday the Burch cat Cost furniture store and the Birmingham sundries store received bound out r heavy smoke and water damage or rna. In. My. Boo companies from Fairfield 1 u grand Jur y Douds Keosauqua Stockport and Bonaparte joined the Birmingham fire department in a night Long Effort to contain the stubborn Blaze. William j Hatton i. Xuy plea ant. Waived preliminary hearing in mayor Wade Mcbee h s court saturday morning and was i Rind Over to the grand jury on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while the aluminium co. Of America estimates that the average 1958 Auto uses 50 pounds of aluminium compared with 40 5 in 1957 and Only live pounds in 1939 it Madison a marriage i License has been issued in the clerk s office at the courthouse Here to William Martin Chaney. It. Pleasant and Margaret Armstrong. It. Madison. Tile couple was married Here saturday morning. There has been Little change Bert Jester. Keosauqua fireman was taken to memorial Hospital in intoxicated. Keosauqua for treatment after be Haffarnan was arrested by police ing overcome by smoke. 1 july 31 and was released on $375 Robert Mayfield. Locker Plant Bond after appearing in Mayo s during the past few years in the i owner said the cause of the fire court. Length of time the average Amel i could not be determined. said. A ican can be expected to live at it apparently started at the rear Juliette Gordon Low was Folia born. The figure of the building near the East Wall Der of the girl scouts of the 1956, the same j which separates the locker Larit . She organized the group i and furniture Afore i 1910 it Savannah a the time he is was 69.6 years in As it was in 1954 the Best information now available ingests that the big Airliner May have exploded and burned before plunging into the sea. Dutch airline spokesmen disturbed the idea of sabotage As a cause of the crash but aviation it urea persisted in the theory that some sort of explosion a re ked the big Kim super con i a fellation. They pointed out that the plane appeared to have disintegrated in midair an occurrence which is extremely unlikely in any Ordinary sort of Accident. Die fact that none of the 37 Bod i recovered from the sea at a Liebelt coupled with the j fact that no report of trouble was a Ved from any of the planets four radios was taken As a sign sit whatever happened to the j Airliner was very sudden. Launch atomic sub sea dragon in Ort. Mck the. up a i a Lack Swift submarine sea of said to be a better sub a i Polar voyaging Nautilus i a1 i a bed today at the naval j shipyard Here. I a by an atomic reactor p.,int and having a missile guid Ata a capabilities the 268-foot, j it win serf w undersea Craft is an cack Mim a Ine of the skate i. Lass t he fourth built m Robert l. Dennison a de calif., wife of vice ado Dennison commander of the in a Fleet christened the sub i peaker at. The Brief Here i monies was rear adm. Frederick b Ward r. Commander of the sub a rec of the us Atlantic Fleet. Conspicuous by his absence was of a adm Hyman g Rickover Gem rally considered the father of i Tov atomic Rickover i has said Tho sea dragon is a better b than the Nautilus but has reel to i. Anna re the two on Spe a Points Mission to make highways 34 and 218 the major tourist artery through Iowa. For health work always to acquire additional Hospital facilities. Work closely with health officials. For government speak with one voice to local state and National officials. For Trade enlarge Trade area. Christmas decorations. Solicitations control. Promote it. Pleasant As a Trade Center. For civic affairs Christmas Parade. United Community fund. Civic and social affairs. For publicity promote it. Pleasant continuously through every available news Media. Bor Industry cities done to get industries industries get cities an aggressive Alert chamber of Commeree with a positive plan of action will bring it pleasant her share of new industries. You Are a vital part in the it. Pleasant chamber of Commerce. Maintain your voice and your vote in this Community your investment today will bring dividends tomorrow. Mail your Check today. Pete Progress speaking for your local chamber of Commerce lists appraisers from Henry co. _ i Des Moines. Ideal a chief i Justice Theodore Garfield of the Iowa supreme court has made Public the list of 1,305 appraisers which the court will draw upon in naming appraisers primarily to handle Highway condemnation cases. Justice Garfield emphasized that this list of 1.305 appraisers is Only a guide and that a person May be named to an appraisal commission although his name does not appear on the list. Iowa Law requires the chief Justice to name a commission of six disinterested appraisers to determine the amount of damages to be paid to the property owner in the past the state Highway commission would submit a list of i appraisers which the courts could use As a guide sometimes the entire six would be selected from the Highway commission list. The new list compiled by Clarence Kadeg. Supreme court statistician includes three men from each county who have been serving As inheritance tax appraisers and others whose names were submitted by District court judges and clerks. J Iowa Law states that no two members of an appraisal commission j May be from the same county. The list includes Henry county a Frank j Walz and a. J. Lee of Salem Chester w. Hauht and it r. Arthaud of Winfield. William m. Hoaglin ii v Baker and Harlan c. Foster All of i it. Pleasant l t Harlan of Hills to Boro. Airport when the two engined Airliner crashed. The body of Dean a weekend a vacation commuter Quot was identified by his wife a baby Cindy Lou Young 2, was hurled alive from the we Reckage but her Mother was killed. The baby was among those hospitalized. Too Eye witnesses reported that the plane split apart like an eggshell enabling some passengers to escape just before it burst into flames. The first Rescue workers to reach the scene found three persons pinned to the ground by air plane parts. Two were dead. The other a woman moaned crying for Aid. Frank Marks a taxi Driver said a eau the men could do was dig a Hole underneath her to relieve some of the finally using a Chain ten men and a fire truck the engine was pulled away. A baggage and seats were All Over the place a said George Lusk an Airport maintenance Man who arrived after the crash. said debris was scattered Over 500 feet. Amid the flaming we Reckage. Strewn about Pine Woods near Nantucket Airport year round residents and summer vacationers risked death when fire neared gasoline tanks to carry survivors to safety. Joe Indio editor of a Nantucket weekly said the first fire alarms sent hundreds Rushing to the scene. When he got there Indio said huge chunks of the plane were still burning. It looked he said As if the plane had just plummeted Down. Indio said he found one Man sitting Down holding his Back. Quot All he could say was a hold my Back said Indio. Quot a litter Crew carried him too it was the second crash of a Northeast airlines plane in Southeastern Massachusetts in la months. A fog delayed Airliner crashed on sept. 15, 1957 at new Bedford killing 12 and injuring 12 others. Besides Dean the dead in fridays crash included the Pilot. Capt. John Burnham of Marshfield mass., a Veteran of eight years of service and his co Pilot David Carey of Nantucket. The stewardess. Eileen Dabek. 25, of Manchester n. H., also was killed. She had been flying Only since january. The Airliner a con Vair had left new York s Laguardia Airport As flight 258 about 10 30 E d t i after a two hour delay caused by weather and crowded weekend traffic conditions at the air Center. Laguardia officials said the plane made a Normal Takeoff but As it neared Nantucket it went into an Quot instrument approach at the last minute the scattered fog worsened and the Nantucket Tower failed in efforts to warn the Pilot the Airport then was fog bound. Chain saw stolen at cemetery the tool shed at Forest Home cemetery was broken into Friday night an an 18 Inch Chain saw was stolen. Entrance was gained by prying the lock on the door. City police Wert called to the cemetery to investigate saturday morning when the break in was discovered
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