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NTMBEK 2*1WEDNESDAY, DEC. 1, 1913
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
Backstage In 1 v» 1 O f f A IT 1 I 1
lowaPoiitksUisclose Lonrerences or Allied Leaders
Des Moines, la , <IIjpa> Many Iowa /
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EX's Moira , la «11 jf*A Many Iowa Republican now believe the Harold E Stas *>ri Residential movement is on the level There a a. a time when they suspected it to be cover lor Wendell Willkie. Thi; was due to the former Minnesota governor’s presence In the navy as a lieutenant commanocr ana because he had served as Wilkie floor leader in the last requbiican national convention.
Perplexity of I swans was increased several months ago when mid-west party leaders were called to Minnesota toi a conference and were entertained lavishly. This activity was followed by visits from Stassen henchmen to Iowa Now’ the Stassen drive
Wesleyan Band To Give Concert
They’ll Do It Every Time
By Jimmy Hat!o
Will Present Program on Friday K vening
November 30 1943 Iowa Wesleyan
College band under the in jured direction cf W E Smith will present Es fall concert on Friday evening, December 3rd. at 8:00 o'clock in th*-in the open chapel auditorium on the college cam-
Xj U5T TRY AMD PIMD THE SHOP BOSS WHEN SOMETHING NEEDS HiS ATTENTION-'
and the disposition in Iowa is to regard Stassen for Stassen.
( O.MFORI %NU ( OMMITT EE
The most the democratic state committee could do at its meeting Dec 4 in regard to the status of Frank Comfort, De Moines attorney, as part) national commit veman would be to adopt a resolution. Any removal action would be taker, by the national committee. Comfort s term exp.ies next summer
G. G. Jack of Atlantic, a state committee member, maintains that Comfort should resign because- of acceptance of a $30,000 lee from aircraft concerns for work in drafting an amendment to a national revehue act He and Comfort may ta.k things over at th*- committee meeting. The national committeeman customarily Is invited to attend the sessions as a courtesy.
Th<- program will include modern music, solos, novelties and pcpular hits o? the day. thereby all< wing individual talent and brilliance of execution to be displayed foi the enjoyment of music lovers in this section cf the state
Tli*' organization includes fifty-on members cf the tutient body and the e xcellent achievement.> of the band are as out-ta.-dam as the unusual percentage of students enrolled in the band. The concert is open to the public without cost.
/ HEV' QUICK**-/ WHERE’S HiMSftLF ? I I GOT TO PlND OUT 1 A90UT THE NAVV ' ORDER. HE’S GOT THE SPEC i P - CATIONS
I DCNKiO* f TRY THE DUTCH- ’ MAN’S CZ THE DRUGSTORE AT THE HEADACHE COUNTER.
DORIS DEE GARRETS0N AND CADET CECIL R. GILL MARRIED SATURDAY
Remove Points On Canned Soups
Release Grapefruit Juice Reduce Several Items
Roosevelt Is Present For Historic Series
Meet Stalin for Another Conference
Washington, DC. ‘INS*—The Office cf Frice Administration announced today that all canned ready-to-se ve soups, grapefruit ju.ee ar.d other citrus juicer-:, and canned sauerkraut will Washington, DC. (INS*— President be removed from rationing on Sunday, j^ac-St V€i* anc* Prime Minister Winston This followed earlier action by the! Uhurchill are about to confer today ! OPA in lowering values of all beef j with Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin af-! nuts from two to three points per having he d an historic meeting pound, giving consumers about thirty Chinese Generalissimo Chiang
The conference between the President, Churchill and the Chinese leader, which was held in Cai o. led diplomatic Washington to believe that joint r.Ians
There Is increasing talk in Iowa that Sen Guy M Odette will be drafted to run again in 1944 and that .he wih heed Lola Smi’h
The wedding of Doris De** Garret-son. daughter of Mr- Florence Gar-retson and the ;,»•* Sumner D Garret,-son of M’ Plea a:,:., and Aviation Cadet Cecil Randolph Gill, on of Mrs Ft Wurth, Texas took
Food Dealers Hear Price Control Facts
PARSONS GIRLS TO PLAY WESLEYAN GIRLS IN PRELIMINARY GAME
First New Auto
these overture- The senator has said repeatedly he would not be a candidate but never had asserted he would not accep? th< nomination Time will leil
Nt mbfk two SPOT
There may be a wide-open field of candidates seeking republican nomination for lieutenant governor State Senate Hugh W Lundy of Albia and K A Evans of Emerson have announced Friends are trying to induce G. W.
Hunt of Guttenberg to run and Sen John R Hattery of Nevada is a possibility, There are minors that Rep,
Harold F Nelson of S.oux City and her in marriage
place Saturday Nov 27 a 7 p n at the home of Mr. and Mr Herniar J Garret*on of South Pasadena C lif Before the fireplace bar.ked with chrysanthemums and greenery and lighted by white tapers, the double rm ceremony we, r** id by Dr Jam* T Mordy, pastor <f ’he Cavalry Pr* -b>-tei .an church t*i South Pasader.. but formerly of l>- Moine To strains of -he wedding march played b her aunt, Mr O Alvin Garretson the bride descended th*8 open t airway accompanied by her uncle, Herman J Garretson who gave Her gown wa bouf
Over Fifty Attend Meeting ( ailed Bv ORA Panel
former House Speaker John R Erwin of Keokuk are becoming lukewarm about entering the race.
fant tyle white faille taffe a and had r, .sweetheart neck line She wore a floor length veil of illusion net edged with lace and carried an arm bouquet of orchids, gardenias and bouvardia, with white satin streamer- Her only
Republican leader* still are chuckling about how they kept newshounds in the jewelry was a strand of pearl dark on appointment of John M. of the bridegroom Grimes as state treasurer. They The bride was attended by her >l>-
concede Grimes himself was m the ter. Mrs. Craig Wilmeth, of Hillsboro, same boat ... An arm injury’ sustain- as matron of honor and bv her cou in ed in a fall still causes .some discomfort Miss Nancy Garretson. of South Pasa-to State Republican Chairman Willis dena. as bridesmaid. Aviation Okdet
Over fifty food retailers restaurant ■ via oairy c.-ira YJ f .. : Otbera engaged in the food business met at the court house Monday evening at a meeting at which the various regulation* of the price control program of O.P.A wei explained by Mr Leslie A Moor** Chief Frice Analyst and Mr. Maurice B. Kelinson. Food Specialist, both from the Quad Cities District Office in Moline The meeting was called by the Food tnd Price Panel of the local War Price and Ra toning Board of whom Mrs. K.iz -.U’ti. Dutton is chairman with Mrs A M Wet'ach, Mrs Ebba Ker-rueen and Rev M C Carsten-en as other panel members. Rev. Carsten-sen ha*, just been added to the Board. Another member will be added -oon.
M mpower shortagr is not going U mean a lack of athletic competition a* Iowa W* ieyan college bzcau. e thr coed have taken the situation in hand by their invasion of the basketball courts
Wesleyan is the fir.1-’ liberal art1- col-lege in T.wa to enter girls’ ba*ketba‘. competition Parson- college followin' Wesl-yan’s lead, has also organized a sirls be. ketbail team and will meet the We >yan girls on the Mt. Pleasant floor on Wednesday December 8th. The :ame will be a douoleheader with the boys’ squads of the two schools also engaging in their first contest of the -eason
To I by Meetings To Close Sunday
Fewer Cars Are Licensed In Countv
Tlra revival meetings be.ng held ir. the Baptist church by the Rev Mr and Mr Foyd Tolbv of Knoxville. Ia will come to a close Sunday evening These consecrated Christian workers
Jack Klinger of Ft Worth, T* xas, acted as best man.
The matron of honor wore a floor length gewn of dusty rose taffeta and earned an arm bouquet of pink roses The bridesmaid wore a gown of yel-
Charges Against Iowa State C ollege In Subsidy Plan
Des Moines, Ia. (INS*— The Iowa Farmers Union today made charges that the Extension Service at Iowa State College had engaged in a Farm 8room, cut Uie three tiered wedding
cake and a buffet supper was served
Fewer cars were licensed in Henjry county this year than last, but the decrease is not as great a^ anticipated by some persons. The number is 180 less than a year ago
In 1942 a total of 4.976 license.- were
lew mousseline de soie and carried an issued and for the year just close:!
arm bouquet of yellow rose-.
T.e bridegroom and his attendant wore their regulation uniforms.
Following congratulations and best wishes the bride, assisted by the bride-
(last of the year's lees are paid before December 1) the number was 4 796
Bureau propaganda campaign against President Roosevelt's food subsidy program.
The propaganda campaign was based on research “so unscientific it would shame voodoo witch doctors," the Farmers Union statement said.
The statement was carried in the National Union Farmer, official publication of the Farmers Union. The article also reproduced copies of news releases allegedly sent out by the Extension Service.
“Just after President Roosevelt's
per cent more meat. The meat j Auctions also are effective Sunday.
| The canned items are made point | free for the period from December 5 to January 1. At the same time, fifteen other items had rationed values *ere ma<% to determine the final de* j reduced. Among them were canned ^ear- JaPsn and the establishment pork and beans which were reduced c‘ a stab^e order in the Pacific, from 14 to 10 points for popular sized Reports of the momentous political cans. events that are now taking place to
Other items reduced in the new point ^or3® unity between the four great , table were canned green and waxed powers were broadcast to Europe
| beans, soy beam all varieties of dried by American shortwave radio
j beans, carrots, spinach, dr ed frozen 'Nations operated by the Office of War J beans, and some frozen fruits and Information.
j vegetable. The broadcast said the President and
! Butter will continue to ra'<^ 16 points ChurchiL were enrou'* to an unknown |a pound. Bowles said, because supplies f-e*tinat on to mee* y taiin after having still are inadequate to permit a return c°hferred with the Chinese leader in j to last summer'; level cn 10 points Ho Cairo. * European reports received in I said the high point value is nece-sary 'ne Unite! States claimed the meeting : to assure fair distribution of butter ''Uh S'a.in will D held in Teheran,
No Early Morning Rush Local Treasurer's Office
at | supplies thr ;ughout the c untry.
rpital cf Iran.*
Many per- ns paid their 1944 auio n* en-e fees at the county treasurer' office today and received tneir new windshield stickers. Use of the old icense platet continue.
Mass Arrest of
Stockholm. Sweden. (INS)—-The Norwegian Cspitci cf Oslo was aflame with
British Lash Out In New Assaults
Algiers, Africa. (INS *—Troop- of jhc British Eighth army, who already have bitten deep into the main defense cl the Nazi winter line, were reported to-
wvii’ ,'thor j A f th indignati n t*day because of the mass 0310 have *a',ntd ln £‘eA a''aUits
there wa good de^.d lor toe, ^ f:fude„, »h«h earned them fo.ward as much
tickers, the usual rush for the
Lumbers that formerly was expe-ier.t- b< r v and faculty cf °sl > u"lv‘'rs“’r ed when hcenae plates were issued, did A' worn i?re8d throu«h0«: ,he not develop. Three persons however wp*ian ntJ that £ome 1500
as five mile*; lages.
and won three more vil-
were waiting to make purchases when the *luden' ^ and aU the untver-
sity professors had been seized by German-dominated police, huge crowds
he treasurer s office opened.
The fiist ten sticker.- w-ir to the following:
1 Florence Budde, Mt. Pleasant
2 R E Water- . New London
3 Guy E Mathews. Mt Pleasant
4 A R Monson, Mt. Pleasant
5 Wm O. £.rer. Mt. Pleasant
6 Warren Allen. Mt. Pleasant
7 Dallas Rhum. La well
8 Mrs. Katie Canady, Loueli
9 T. O Canady, Lowell
10 Gilbert Lauer. Mt. Pleasant
Germans Recapture Rail Center
Moscow, Russia (INS* — The Red army, though forced tc abandon the center of Korosten, pounded steadilv forward today in other sections of White Russia cn the heels of some 300,000 NazU, Withdrawal of the Russian forces from Korosten. second important rail junction to be regained by the Ger-
mans within eleven da vs, was an-
DesMolhe.v, la. > INSi-About eighty- nounced ln last B|ght.s com.num;,ue
gathered in the streets. Report* said the demonstrator* cpenly denied po- SCrategic ralj lice orders tc disperse.
Most of Husking
Completed In Iowa
December 7 Not A Day of Honor
Washington, D.C. iINS1-
six per cent of the com husking in Iow’a has been completed, a gain of nine per cent during the past week, federal meteorologist Charles D. Reed reported today in his weekly weather and crop bulletin.
In Dickinson, Emmet. Woodbury and Winona counties, where the snow that President came three weeks ago interfered, only
Farm Gas Plan
to the guests.
After a brief honeymoon the coup)1 will be at home in Santa Ana. Calif., where the bridegroom is stationed.
have been giving their best In the services every night. Their musical talent and the stirring Gospel me.ssagp
_ which Mr. Tolby brings have me
Miss Frances Ellen Galbreath, 83, with a fine response on the part of the sister of Mrs. J D. Eble, passed away congregation The attendance ha? at 8:0u o'clock this morning at the :een good considering war-time condi-Holt home on North Lincoln street. tions.
Miss Galbreath. who moved here with public is invited to enjoy tht
her sister, had resided in Mt. Pleas- lemaining services with the Baptist ant the last twelve years. congregation. The meetings begin
The body Is at the Cookes funeral at 7:30 each evening except Saturday home pending funeral arrangements. —
Toosevelt today vetoed a resolution axty to seventy-five per cent of the jroclaiming December 7. the anni- husking has been done and about the ersary of Japan's attack on Pearl samp amount in ten cf the extreme Tarbor, as “Armed Services Hero Day’’; southwest and south central counties with a stinging rebuke that such a day that have been backward since plant-;hould never be remembered by the time. Reed said.
ountry as dealing in any w-ay with Soybean combining made slow pro
Des Moines— Definite standards for farm “off the highway’’ gasoline allow, ances are being abandoned, it was agreed at a meeting Monday of officials from the office of price administrat.on (OPA) and agricultural adjustment administration ‘AAA*.
Rae E. Walters, OPA chief for the Des Moines district, said it was determined there is a wide variation in the
ess with a gain of three per cent dur- . .... _____ .
^ need on different farms. iThis applies
ling the week
married Mrs. Elizabeth Smith
New London. Chr.-ter N. Trumn. So. pa-seel away Saturday, Nov 27, in Ramsey h ispital a’ Roundup, Mon., message on food subsidies was submit- j aUpr •'•everal months illness, ted to Congress, the release was sent Chester N. Trump ion o*f Jacob
to county newspapers, as a weekly Ex- phoebP Tnm’p born A»ril 13 1888
tension Service news release, indicating 0° Sept. 20. ]8S2 at Lov.eH, lowa.^ h* that fanners want no subsidies or
market places,” the statement said.
"The sponsorship of this release bv ^ars he °I*™tert a blacksmith ,hop in 5:15
Iowa State College Extensioni-sts is a misuse of a state educational institution, misuse of the federal franking
privilege and a public display of the manner in which an Iowa educational institution is being constituted for political and economic propaganda pur-, poses by a pressure group.” the statement said.
Aviation Students Will Ri ‘oadcast
Mrs. Matilda Bloom Claimed Bv Death
Youths Register For Republican Wins Selective Service [n Kentucky
__ Winfield.—Mr Matilda Bloom. 77
Forty aviation student-; from the de- Passed away at 10:30 Tue day mar nine Hull, tachment at low a Wesleyan will lake at tie Mercy hospital at Burlington, roll-backs but higher prices in the who preceded him in death, December part in the radio broadcast over SUI Her husband. Charles Bloom, and
murkot. nittppg •• thp ktutpmpnt 28. 1921 at Danville. Ia. For nmr.v at Iowa City on Thursday afternoon at tour children preceded her in death
Aviation Student Donald B She Is survived by nve children. Rich-
Danville. Hyatt is directing the show which will ard of Denver. Colo.. Paul and Carl of
He was a charter member of the originate in the Iowa Wesleyan audi- Los Angeles. Calif. Mr.- Agnes Cling of
Christian church in Hillsboro, a mem- toriuin and which will include a glee Mediapolis and Esther at home,
ber of the I. O. O F ledge at New club, a swing band, -wing quartet, or- Short services will be held at 2:00
London, and of the Masonic lodge at gan numbers and interviews.
Danville. He is survived by one -on ! ---
Youths who attained their 18th birthday during November anci registered with the Selective Service are: Malcolm Floyd Mason Loren Leonard McAllister Lynn E. Wellington Melvin Ray Rich Wayne Lewis Kiopfenstem Carl William Moehle Wayne Eugene Allender Carl Aden Thornburg Floyd Orval Billingsley Edward Jun.or Van Dorin
WILL REDECORATE COURTHOUSE INTERIOR
American Bombers Blast Enemy
Smith Trump of Burlington, and one daughter. Mrs. Phoebe Mclntire of Roundup, Montana, with whom he • made his home, one step-son. John Hull of Hillsboro. Also six grandchildren and several nieces and nephew’s.
Services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Elliott darway. Employes of the contractor.
American ,-hapel in New London. Rev. F. W. the Langman firm, will repair plaster-
c'cloek Saturday afternoon at the home and at 2:30 at the Swedesburg church. Burial will be at Swedesburg.
Seek Attachment; Lease Cancellation
Loui vilie. Ky.—Kentuckians who on Nov. 23 for the first time in 25 years, selected a Republican governor and ether state officials, Tuesday elected a second Republican congressman.
Unofficial returns from 352 cf 442 precincts gave Chester O Carrier. Leitchfieid, Republican, 24 411 votes o 14.717 for J- Dan Ta bott, Bardstcwn Democrat, in a special eieruon for congressman from the fourth Kentucky District.
For years, John M. R bison. Bar-bourviile, in the ninth district, has b en Kentucky's lene Republican represen -ativo in congress.
The special election wa,- held to fill a vacancy created by the death o!
to the Des Monies district which does rot include Henry county.)
Tentative standards for farm gasoline dad been et at even gallons per acre per year for corn land, six gallons per year for soybeans and three gallons fcr small grain.
Because cf the variation in need, it was decided at the conference that the amount will be left up to the AAA township committees.
Farmers in each township wil. apply to the three AAA township committeemen. who will allot gas for a year's supply.
If the township committee'.-, recom-trendaticny are approved by the county AAA ccmrvuttee, they will be turned c\er :o the local ration I card for issuance.
MRS. CCFHINE PIDGEON DIES LATE TUESDAY
Wm. F. Magdefrau Taken By Death
- Representative E W. Creal, Hcdgcn-
Meeker and Bessie O. Meeker vllle Democrat, who had served since
Work in preparation for the redecorating of the interior of the Henry county courthouse is now' getting un-
London, Eng. (INS* — American ,-hapel in New London. Rev. F. W. the Langman firm, will repair- plaster- Tuesday afternoon at five o’clock The heavy and medium bombers today Suttcn of the Church of Christ will ing, install insulation material on the bed) will rest at the Cookes Funeral blasted the enemy both in his home officiate and burial will be in Jagger ceilings of some of the rooms and re- Home, where funeral services will be land and in northern portions of oc- cemetery west of Danville. paint much of the interior of the build- held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p.m.
cupied France as their part of the re- Members of the I O. O. F. lodge will ing. Contract for the work was let interment will be at Forest Home lentless assault on Nazi-held Europe, attend in a body. [some week* ago. cemetery
seek a landlord's attachment and cancellation of lea^e in a petition filed with the clerk ofthe court against Donald and Mildred Shull.
I h° death ol Mrs Coph.ne Pidgeon recurred at the home of her sister, Mrs. Gladiee Shumaker, between nine Political obseivers watched the elec- ancj ten o’clock Tuesday night.
She is survived by her husband. Wm.
lion as another straw- in the wind in
the national poli’ica! trend. It i- felt pidgecn cf S»!em. one so©
The Meekers claimed that $1,092 due that the congressional election will b |ler parents. Mr and Mrs G H Hal-
- under the lease of January 1. becomes more indicative of a national trend loweil. two brothers. Wayne f Salem.
Magdefrau passed away due now because of an alleged violation than the recent gubernatorial election an<) Dwig t, wuo is in '-he aimed ser-
of the agreement. They claim that.no won by a Republican. vice, anci one sister, Mrs Shumaker
mortgaged property was to be brought --- Funeral services will be held at the
onto the plac'e. but that a mortgaged Tfcie ’estate of Rebecca Johnson ha.*- Methfdt-t church in Salem Tuesday
tractor and tractor outfit were brough' been opened with th** cierk cf the afternoon at 2 CO o'clock Rev M C
on. $300 had been paid or.the tota! of court and H. F Ostberg was named ad. Ruby will officiate Burial will bo in
$1,392 rental spec.tied in the lease mimsiiaror the south cemetery