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VOL. LXXI, No. 191TUESDAY, AI G. 17, 19 Ll
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
Heavy Bombardment Of Axis
By Paul Mallon
(Distributed by King Features 8yn- J dlcate, Inc., Reproduction ic Full on Losing Them Laster Than I hey In Part Strictly Prohibited.) j
[Germans Lose Subs At Rapid Rate
They’ll Do It Every Time - -
Can Replace Them
WASHINGTON — NOW < OM ES
another book with another proposal to attain American security in the post war world This tim*- it is bv the W’idely-ac-cepted international comm*muting authority, Waller Liirpmann. who occasionally dips his pen in official ink. His book. “U. S. Foreign Policy" has
Washington, D. C (INS)—Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox declared today that “no news is good news, from
KLska In the north Pacific and at the same time asserted that the Germans were losing submarines in the Atlantic faster than they can replace them.
At his weekly news conference, the ber me a be-t seller, second only toj secretary tarried questions as to why Mr. Winkle s * On< World,’’ which Is there has been no report of American still going strong. activity against Ki.-ka .since July 30th
Mr Lippmann i';ea is the the Unit- | when an American task force homed States never in a1] Its history, has j barded installations on that island. had a foreign policy that it must now , you know that old story—no news
get one t i top these wins and he 1S good news,’ Kn x stated,
confidently, without any shadow of;--
douU in h » offers what he M|SS|NG BOMBER IS
says ls th** ar*- answer a military alliance between the United States,
Great Britain and Russia.
For a historical authority, Mr Lipp-mann certainly has ignored a lot of
history Alliances a: a .-carity for since LH Tmir*h,ys M.lan . tack re-
peace? Hitler and Stalin had a non-
aggre Mon security alliance ‘August
1939) through which Russ.a got
of Poland and furnished Germany
with material — but 22 months later
. if,,.,, -rrwe. plained that the plane’s oxygen sup
they were at war (June 1941). The .r. ____
Anglo-Jap.inese alliance ‘1902-22) is
/ MEAN TO SAY YOU BOUGHT OH.VEAH-THATS WHERE JSTEN TO THE MOURNERS' V:
I A HOUSE? IN TIMES LIKE THESE?/ THEY FILLED IN THE OLD J? BENCH THEY UCTT POOR OLT !
SWAMP FRIEND OF MINE ED PRACTICALLY IN TEARS. /? BOUGHT A HOUSE OUT.
There, it settled
3 FEET THE FIRST
__ year-and the
I hear the city is gonna BUILD AN INCINERATOR OUT THERE. >
They couldst buy a DOGHOUSE BETWEEN ’EM.
WHERE’S your NOODLE ? Apter the war you
COULD BUY THE SAME JOINT FOR Two Bits OH THE DOLLAR./.
THEY CAN’T EVEN PAY RENT-ASK THE SHERIFF.,
BUT IF THEY OWN- \ ED A TE NT, THEY’D BLOW ABOUT IT
Till nou’d think
IT WAS THE TAJ MAHAL »
Final Band Concert In Park Series
Rand Will Play At Fair Next Week
BACK WITH FRUIT
Lo: don — A Htiifax bomb r missing mce last Thursday's Mdan a tack returnee o a north England base today laden with bananas, grapes, melons, and lemons. Th'* bey had visited North Afr.ca ,n th*- Interim.
The air minis!ry news service fx-
ONE FOR IHE NEW HOME-OWNE R .THEY LL DO IT EVERY TI MEL.
~T-Ao.a\ ye Ter ® 'AM. BEAUPRE,
ST LOUIS. Mo
Hull To Attend Quebec Conference
Front Porch Fishing
net too old to be forgotten. Yet Britain and Japan are now at W'ar,
Military alliances t , safeguard de-feme security? Poland had just sud) and alliance with Britain and France at the out **t of this war, a p:»ct which pledged both to protect Polish borders As the poles vs * ll know, no help arrived The pact could not be made effective for tile purposes of Poland at that tune.
ply had begun to fail en route to Milan, as it crafted the Alp . and aper the
load was dropped on the target, it be- Political News of World Nature
came pia.n the men could not .survive at the great height necessitated by th*1 return trip. So its Ncrweg.au captain decided to go on 7(0 nm es, at a lower altitude, to a Tun s an bas*1.
When the plane came home the father of the navigator, Sit. C. M
May Bl* Considered
Washington D C —(INT • lr. I -cating .'hat political news of world w ide nature will enter into the Roose-velt-Ch’,chill confer**I.' * at Quebec. Murfltt, was there H< had come to secretary of State C reel! Hull today
collect his sons property.
IOWA SOLDIER FOUND INJURED IN DENVER
HISTORY IS STREWN with more black pages than white on the subject of alliance running all the way
back to the triple illianee of 1688, and Denver, eldorado —(INS)— Rohl L.
even the Holy alliance of 1815, and vet Dannalley 26. of Oskaloosa, Iowa,
the world periodically came to war. soldier stationed at Camp Carson,
What af>©ut the Anglo-French a1- colorado Spring*, was near death to-y. a . - , ... . , cussions but that our own relations
Hance? Britain ha.T always nad a rfly jn a hospital with a fractured
announced that he will attend the meeting.
Hull was asked whether his at*end* ance at the conference meant that, efforts will be made to reconcile the points of view of Russia into Anglo-American allies.
He said that he Wan not advised as to the particulars of the Quebec tiis-
Although the Municipal Band will make another appearance this summer it the Henry County Fair, the final concert to be presented by the band in Central park will be presented this Wednesday night at 8:30.
The special numbers fcr the final concert will b' given by Marian Au-mann who will sing ‘Somebody Else is Taking My Place,” a song popular in 1942 and “You’ll Never Know,” a cur-lently popular tune.
Following is the complete program for this week:
Fanfare ...................... Alford
"The Klaxon March,’ opening theme ........................... Fillmore
Turin One Of Objectives Of Bombers
Important Production City In North Italy
Lcndon. England 'INS)—The tremendous round of allied aerial assault against the Eurcpean continent con-t.nucd in force today when formations of allied bombers set out afresh from England alter the return of RAF .‘quadrons from a heavy night bombardment of Turin in northern Italy.
The ass ■ ult cf Turin, second only to Milan, as a production center, was
acc:mpiished by sorties against a r-"On The Mall,” march with sing- I fields and railway objectives in noring chorus .............. Goldman' them France and the low countries
“Resells Waltz” ............ Skaggs' Announcement of new assaults on
"Miami M reb" ............ Fillmore northern Italy, the third successive
raid by British heavyweights, was made by the British air ministry as reports from neutral quarters told of new riots sweeping Milan and other sections in the north because of the refusal of the government to arrange
1942 POPULAR SELECTIONS.
“Give Me One Dozen Roses” ....
"Somebody Else Is Taking My
Place” .....tv*..;...... Howard
V'.cal solo by Marian Aumann
“Anchors Aweigh” *..... Arr. Yoder a peace with the allies.
l|-< *.ibirribtu. Waite. .. Pestalozza At the same time it was reported “Selections from Martha' Arr. Hayes that import ut development- in the "The Showboy," march ........ Huff Italian political situation appeared im-
1943 POPULAR SELECTIONS: mmcnt. One dispatch indicated that
‘ Johnny Zero” ............ David the Italians were tak:ng steps to turn
”Y u ll Never Know" ...... Lewis Heme into an open city and already
V cal solo by Marian Aumann had moved the war ministry.
“High Private March" .......... King Preliminary reports on the assault*
"Star Spangled Banner,” closing en Turin indicated that good results
foreign policy, and for many eener- Dannalley wfas found uncon-
ation- past, it has been exactly what ^toug Sunday morning in Denver. The Mr Lippmann now suggest for our onjy was a soldier’s cap not his future. Essentially, it ha been the own and authorities are attempting to Aug lo-Freud i alliance to out-man and identify the owner of the cap. cut-gun the rest of Europe But many Dannalley underwent a delicate Engl: h will new testify their historic brain Operation yesterday, policy ba cd on alliances is a failure. ---
and got Brit un into wars, but did no DEDICATE SERVICE
give her peace from any.
Mr. Lippmann s contention that this country has had no foreign policy Is '
not rooted in any more solid facts. -At the Universalist Church Sunday The U. S has had a policy, a very morning a beautiful service flag wa* determined policy, even when it has dedicated with stars for the following been negative. In lact. Mr. Lippmann young people who are members of refutes his own c-ntention. by point- the church or church school: lug out that we have even hid unan- Yeoman Hugh R. Carnahan
FLAG AT CHURCH
with Russia continued to cordial and friendly
Hull hailed the Anglo-American victory’ in Sicily a.- a vital step in the conquest of the whole italian area.
The secretary again said that the Washington government has not received an official request from he Italian government to observe Rome as an open city nor has there been any official request by Italy for an armistice with the allies.
When Skunk river waters overflowed the lowlands in the vicinity of Oak-verv i land Mills. Cole Bruhn took advantage* of the opportunity to do some
fishing in the back water from his front, porch. Here he and Hugh Ruk-
gaber deft) are binding a carp. Several ethers were caught. In the foreground with back to camera is J. V. Gray watching the proceedings.
Names of life man and boy in the boat were not learned.
OPAL FERN CRAWLEY AND H. F. MOORE MARRIED AT CHURCH
Key weie achieved in the bombing.
j London. England < INS)—American Flying Fortresses today bombed the j German air craft center of Friedrich-shafen, the Swiss radio said today
Hurley Estate Left jMonev Stolen To Relatives, Others
RECEPTION TONIGHT FOR D. of U V. HEAD
nounced, unofficial but ineffective alliances from time to time, such as those which drew us into the last two wars on the side of Britain and Russia. He could also mention th*- Kel-lcgg-Briand pact renouncing war forever. *
New I do not wish to join any arguments between isolationists or interventionists, or vice versa. Thu current discussion will be outdated as
Earl Carnahan, H. A. U. S. N. pvt. William lf. Carnelian Ensign Eunice Davis Ll. Dojo hy Willits Pvt. Ralph L. Willits Corp. Harold V. Willits
PROPERTY ON CLAY
STREET IS SOLD
Hild real estate reporLs the sale o» soon as Churchill and Stalin speak ^ ^ Hoff residence on East Clay
Daughters of Union Veterans will have a reception in honor of the new departm nt president, Mrs. Ellen Bryant, at the courthcu.'e this evening at eight o’clock.
Officers and members of the American Legion A: xiliary, of the auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, of the W. R. C., the U. S. W. and the D. A. R. are invited.
Properties To Children; Several ( ash Bequests Made
their minds on post war. I wish only to point out that some very bad and
Street to Mrs. Maude Ellison of this city. The Ellison family will occupy
misleading history ls new achieving new h()me immediately as the
Hoffs are leaving today for Ottumwa where they will make their home.
SUIT FOR DIVORCE
FILED WITH CLERK
best-seller circulation. I w’ish only to .say that alliances never brought peace to anyone.
Margaret White Johnston has filed l suit with the clerk of the court here seeking a divorce from John Howard Johnston. They were married at India-
By tile term* of his will admitted to probate here Monday, P. J. Hurley, prominent real estate dealer, left his estate to his children and later added a codicil which provided for special bequests totallling $2,950 to churches and individuals not previously included.
T Agnes Louise Panther. Marguerite Hurley and Alice Londergan, Mr. Hurley left the 400 acre Gillis farm in
Opal Fern Crawley, daughter of Mr |jj Messina and Mrs Thomas E. Crawley of Unionville, Iowa, was united in marriage Allied Headquarters in North Africa with Harrison Fairall Moore, U. S. N. -INS)-The American seventh army R., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. l°day smashed its way into the poi-,. Moore of West Liberty, Iowa, in a Messina and an official announce-simple double ring ceremony in the ment U1C I3*' of the city and the First Baptist church at ML Pleas- tnd of the Sicilian campaign was exant, Saturday, August 14 at 7:30 p. m. P60’^ momentarily.
Rev. M C. Carstensen performed the London quoted unconfirmed reports ceremony the Al§ier^ radio saying that Mes-
As the guests gathered, Mrs. Verle already had fallen. A headquar*-Sammons played "At Dawning’’ and ors announcement disclosed that the I then acccmpanied Mr. Marvin Long third division of the American sev-a . -|r^ j j ' as he sang "I Love You Truly”. The army reached the outskirts Oi
i\ I Kestaurant bndal Part-v entered to the strains of the !a-st remaining fort in enemy
j the Wedding March from Lohengrin, hands at 8 p. rn. yesterday following " i At the conclusion of the service the 3 third spectacular amphibicus land-
n I • n * tl r I Mendelssohn March was used as the in§ behind German positions only Breakin During I he Early rrpps„iona. eight miles west of Messina
The bride entered with her brother- News o! the rapid surge of Lieut, in-law, Mr. Fred Hammond, preceded Gen. George S. Patton* army into by her bridesmaid. Miss Hazel Neff. Messina prompted Gen. Dwight D. The Can Seth restaurant and beer They were met at the altar by Eisenhower, allied supreme command-
tavern near -he middle cf the block. ^ degroorn and Marvm Long, who *r, to predict that Messina if it were
on the west *ide of the square wa' was man not taken last night would fall today,
entered by way of a back window Thp bride WOfe a street lcngth dress An officio communique issued by the early this morning and Lie two ca,a Qf powder blue wUh whUe access:r*s. nazi high command and broadcast legisteis were looted. The theft o. corsage was of white gladioli frm Berlin said that the Germans
cash totalled $61lo anc. several candY,Mis& Neff wore ft dress of old rose had evacuated all of Sicily and i; was
Dais also wele stolen. Iwitfa white accessories and a corsage asserted that in addition to getting
Entrance was made >\ upping off a, ^ asters T^,e gr0om was in his white their wounded acioss the straits of Canaan township; to Cornelius Hut- screen at the back of -he building and f Messina, the axis had removed allied
160 am' Ave7 (arm “ Can- crawling in through a *indo* The “"L^Trs »Th a dS coat Prisoner of war to the matnland
aan township; to Edwin J. Hurley, the break-in occurred between 1:30 and ..... ’ * h inf_ w.„)Bb
i : The hridt> is a graduate of the Un- I ne pusn Into Messtna came 33
160 acre Jefferson county farm; Mar-; 5:30 this morning. : 1110 Dnae 15 a graauaM! 01 tne un . /
j ionville hicrh reheel Bnrl for th€* Its! objs Biter the B.nisei troops first pm.
guerite the home property on South The break-in is one of a cries tak- lonvUJe ni^n scn“cl ana I0r tne 13Sl ^
Van Buren; and to Agnes and Alice; ing place in the county. New London and a been emP °Yed
weeks at W A Sheaffer Pen company in ~
Ft. Madison. The bridegroom gradu- Germans Use
lots I, 2, 3 and 4 in Saunders Grove ; has had three in recent iddition. Whether there is any connection with
BIG LAND DEAL I until A ugli.-1 7.
NEAR HILLSBORO Cruel and inhuman treatment L
_ I charged. The plaintiff s'ates the defendant has threatened to beat and
PERHAPS THERE WILL BE an
Anglo-American-Russian alliance ( after this w*ar, or at least an Anglo-
American-alliance. If there is, let no g D Garretson and Wayne T. Gar-
man accept it as a new peace p m- ret^on real esta e brokers report the ,abuse hcr*
acea or a new solution for security. sale of the ^ F. Luth 200 acres I1. 1
Let no American then drop his guard. mpes west of Hillsboro to Albert Lampe NEW QUOTA HERE FOR The security, if not the peace of this of Houghton, Iowa. The Luth farm J* SURGICAL DRESSINGS
country, must rest en more substan- ap tiled and It has three barns on the _
UXI foundations, or not at all. We [ann and tw0 windmills. Tile house Is j A nfw 0( material for surgical
must buttress whatever deals or a1- aU modern with full basement. This <jresJinC£ has arrlv(d and Red Cros£ nances the politicians make with new is onc „f the nice farms in tuts area. v| Rers are needed ^ >reem win bc air bases protecting this continent. Mr. Lampe Uke* poi?css.on Match .a . Qpen MonJay_ Wednrsday and Friday
with a superior two-ocean navy which ---——--from one to five p. rn. and on Tuesday
will shield this continent, with a su- tri-partite disarmament alliance, f.cm 7 30 to 9:30 p m
nola on May 27, 1943 and lived together chijfjren dv the terms cf the will
which was signed December 30, 1939.
The remainder of the estate is to the New London thefts has not b en be divided equally aemcng the five determined.
ated from West Branch high school
and is now’ stationed at Camp Endi-
Moscow, Rus-ia ‘INS)—The furious
cott, Davisville, Rhode Island. j
After a short honeymoon Mrs. Moore ti Ip Ie pronged Red army drive ^est-
Edwun J. and Marguerite Hurley were named executor and executrix. Witnesses to the signing of the will were Lucite Reinhart and C. M. Vance.
In a codicil of September 2, 1941,
WILL LEAVES ESTATE will return to her wcrk in Ft. Madi- ward toward the Dnieper, pressed for
TO THREE CHILDREN £0n and Mr Moore t0 dis duties as a*ward today along a OOO mile front as
Alice A. Pennebaker lef* her estate1 to her three children, Elma P. GUS’af*
the following bequests were author- son, Clarence D. Pennebaker and J -
ized: Elbert Pennebaker by the terms of Carl Alvine, guardian has given a
$200 to the Catholic church extension her will admitted to probate at the deed to C. C. Carden for an undivided
society of Chicago. court house here Monday. Witnesses one-third interest in a tract in sect or
$500 to the Rev. M. T. Gaffney. i to the signature which was made in 16 of Wayne township.
perior air force kept continually alert which was not kept by Japan, and ( ____
(this last being the most important), ^-nich was used to screen her secret o • f I I J
It may be expensive, but it Is less navai building against us. seizure OI Island
costly than supporting the rest cf the If we accept this way of fooling Jg Announced
world, and far less costly than war. ourselves ag&in, we will put ourselves United Nations Headquarters in1 of deceased members of the Hurley
Ii we put our faith in alliances and jn Hie pre-war position of France, Australia (INS)—-American seizure of i family,
not in guns, if we are thus deceived wholly unalert to the dangers of secret voila La Voila Island, flanking the', $200 to Rev. William Brosnahan.
into a false sense of security and dis- arrning in Germany and Italy, con- japanese air base at Vila and extend-1 $200 for purchasi of vestments for
armament, if we can find no other fluent in her alliance with Britain ing American control of the Solomons the St. Alphonsin choir,
way than this to keep the peace, we (Czechoslovakia and Poland) and in to within 400 mile* of the big enemy
$200 to St. Vincent’s Orphanage at 1935 were V. Z Brenneman and R. C Davenport. Eckey.
$250 to Father Flanagan’s Home. 1 - $200 in trust to the priest of St.
Alphonsus church for the upkeep of the P. J. Hurley lot in St. Alphonsus cemetery.
$500 for masses read for the souls
Strength of Forces
Other deeds recorded at the courthouse include one from Clara Blanche Buck and others o B WL Worley and others for an interest in a property in Commissioner’s second addition to Mt Pleasant. Gregor G. Hileman and wife have also given a deed for this tract
• desperate German resistance was increased by fresh reserves.
Russian forces driving toward Bryansk battled the N tzis within 18!_« rn Ie., of that vital base while to the north a new Russian advance of 5 to 7 miles increased the threat to the Bryansk-Smolensk raili oad.
Southward Russian units besieging Kharkov were reported within little more than a mile of the center of the city, is the Germans threw tanks into the battle.
Washington. D. C. 'INS) The officer and enlisted strength of the navy , .. ... , „
to the Worleys for an undivided in- A O marine corps and coast guard now to- (*»«) enemy I lanes
tals 2.666.500. Secretary cl the Navy Knox revealed toda\
Suit On Note Filed
Everett L. Morlan. executor of ’he
Cairo, Egypt INS) American Liberal r bombers carried out a pulverizing attack on the Foggia airdrome. 80 miles northwest of Naples, yester-
nie Joe Panther, who at 18 m y receive the principal and interest foi estate cf Eli Smith, deceased, tiled sui; i day and shot down 43 out of a force $200 to the society for Propagation | his education. ^ with the clerk of the court here today I of more than IOO nemy fighter planes
can start repeating history right back the massive monument of the made- base at Rabaul. New Britain, u’as an- of the Faith in Negro missions in the* The codicil signature was wit ne cd against Fred Yocum seeking $150 and that attempted to intercept them.
at the disarmament conference of uate Maginot line, which is now the nounced today bv General Douglas U. S.
1922. We made an alliance then, a headstone on her grave. MacArthur’.* headquarters. $500 in trust for his grandson, Con-
by John A. Daile\ Davidson.
aid Bernice C. interest on a note given by Yocum I middle-east air communique said to August IO, 1937. day