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VOL. LXXI—No. 292WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 15, 1943
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
Danger Of Transportation Breakdown
By Paul Mallon
(Distributed by King Feature* Jieate, Inc., Reproduction In Pull or n Part Strictly Prohibited I
Mao Plans To
“m- Conserve Feed
They’ll Do It Every Time
By Jimmy Hatlo
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WASHINGTON — <-1 It VI \n Mill
ITV to maim.ad he: ell la uh. arui even fight tack Dom her hopeless positions <n the constant brink of disaster, ha,- disturbed ome et calculations of the ’Aar.
Her counter-attack; in Russia es-prdally in front of Kiev nave strong power in tanks and ai But the types of the e weap>i ployed how s they were sa vee easier Get man da vs when p:c< v. as above need. Not ma nj weapons were .si evidence Nazi* are digging dernier int st OIes
Also To Prevent Livestock And Poultry Losses
Tf tlat drink at the dutch-) • moos keys wia;
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Overcome by (.as; , Qe^jnNear
Mrs.l has.(ireen Dies
Wha*' DOES SWE" WANT WTM A 'AFE DEPOSIT BOX ?
UPSTAlPS AT TPE -A. SHE KEEPS AL- I
mow n ale; y em .en from t eduction new type So ’he their last
nougn d Kie der of the r* induct: b«-en
The Russians when they captu buildings In the c bern demolished mar.*. Only th* the outskirts ha customary thoroughness Now they kit ow' the Germa even then planned this coui to be launched when Red pent and infended to o buildings this w Inter themse,
i it strange ’ that so few tho town had ■treating Gef-tai works on wrecked with
A CZI iticn ;
izd n er ing intere t Extern ii Farmer; batcherym* bel men, loaning ?ati n and pr c rented in ‘he Henry c and Feed Conservation mittee »ppciriu*ci by Go
I v, -I Objr< ti \ i s The * anupaign w .. ■ > ■ major objective.
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Ti - mer ting Director Floyd feed dealers, Smith-Hig ng ag*o. .es
on creel Tup -mg a' the
tee repre-gi icultural called ;
J G ^dei;. etei inarians. ss men, lum-civic otganl-
. ELUEWS WINDOW W SHE ga m3 IN SHE MELD UP THE KNAPSACK?,
are repro-univ Live lock Advisory Com-
nt! n cf
all these objectives action as wane.
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Formerly Assisted In Grocery >fore Here
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TIII" CONI Ll SION lr . ta tempered bv the Lad mat a genuine agreement for syn< hrorazat.on of military actions wa.-, reached at Teheran between the Rn1 Tan. . British and American military men-whatever were the result* of •;.» meeting in lines,
Russian blows, therelon strained to match with o son. Berlin radio says th Rittman winter offensive
Of the Ext*
College arn committee.
Loca; men a no contd bt the plan of the program ciscu Tm included C F Hayes I.ar,ar. McCabe I-: az . and H Hall Ray Eielson. Everett
Flu Fj)id('rnic Tigers Defeat
Still Spreading Here penn Quintet
Fire Damages House on Fast C
Heavy (ut In The Schools
Vt tendance At
n-military Ralph Sn
ma<. be re-r new mva-re well be no intl! we are
oz and Glen Cam
umated ti .at los. #-
ready lo invade, and it might jx>*sibly be right
But it la in German resistance to our air bombings that the somewhat alt"r-ed military viewpoint Is more apparent American air gene:a. w f.o were saying 'ix months ago that Germany could be beaten tv bombing aline and have brer, trying their excellent best to do it since then, now are talking of
Porter e County farmers ck parasites would ,:]
4WhiJe iii.- direct lo-un> fen losses of Lee! un thriftiness eau- eel
The epidemic of which hit Mf Pie. Jim continues to r ut vee attendance and I I of many kinds
At Juruor high Henry 1 early one-I .urtii
Vee nt C
md influ?nz-i few days ag into schTJl lg gathering.'
Oxenreider And Wagner Have Scoring Battle
Blaze at Fred William^ Prop ertv This Afternoon
Fire evidently fective chimney Fred Williams residence at East Clat and Jay treats -hi- afternoon.
Mi . Charles Green, former local resident died at Sacred Heart hospital at I Ft Madison Tuesday night after be ng overcome tv refrigerator ga- af the family stere at Ft Madison earl, Tue^-day morning
Mrs. Gree;. is known to man] Henry coun”. re^idenfs as she and her husband operated the Clover Farm grocery store on North Main street for several vears. When they disposed of the tore here, they went to Ft Madison and had a grocery at 3394 Avenue L Miss Jo Green lei* early this morn.ng for Ft. Madison after receiving word of Mrs. Green's death.
The Ft. Madison Democrat of Tuesday gives the following;
According to Green, the electric motor on « refrigeration system burned j out after having developed a short and : the ga- used for coding the system escaped. Green and his wife had gone I to the basement of the building to re-; lease their dogs and one of the animals j was removed when Green noticed that jl is wife was beginning to shew effects I cf the gas.
Police were called and officers Roy j Poling and L. E. Peckham applied arti-jficial respiration to the woman who had ! lost consciousness. The fire depart-; mer.t was summoned and brought an ■ oxygen mask but neither G;een nor his a de- , wife required the apparatus She was
Senate Truman Committee Issues Report
The fire had a good start before it; scions.
- to disease and roiled ■ox in la ie $500,000 we to staggering, the and effort due to bv these diseases
were absent lr;' lier 6'!
oh IOO pupil . or the r. un ber client Tao day Many Saunders and a? Sen-one-sixth cf the en-
ard parasite are even greater.
Every farmer is urged to examine his livestock and poultry pre gram for ways and means of reducing their hvestcck losses
A woik' commuter which w.ll formulate plans to carry on the program was appointed at the mer iii.g Member'- of
The Wesleyan Tigers emerged as victors from a hard-fought game with
the Penn college Rangers at Oskaloosa was discovered and burned extensively ^
Tuesday night. The final score was in the attic before it was brought un-
34-30 c er control by firemen
High scorer for the game was Oxen- Mr. Williams collector of junk, was j I eider, Penn center, who dropped in 7 not at home. Mrs. William.'. wrho is J
field goals and four free throws for a ill and able to get around only with
in liar . rn Ho!! total af 18 points Holly Wagner. We-- OI®culty, did not know of the fire j
epidemic A* leyan forward, dropped rn seven gcals until it had gained much headway. She J
ix or seven girls ’nave been and one free throw for 15 points and was assisted to the home of a neigh- j
es daily over the last ..ev- second scoring honors. bor and residents of the vicinity re-j
cia] ciav > Although the duel between Wagner moved ome of the household furnish-
Mast sa are comparatively liglu. and Oxem-eider highlighted the game, ings although -ome -I ttvo-*- raker, ii ave the scoring of Finney. We-leyan for
badly damaged the j removed to the hospital after a doctor had been called and her husband sa.d this afternoon that she was still uncon-
Washintgon. D. C. * INS —The senate Truman committee issued a ^aecial report today warning that prompt measures must be taken to avoid a breakdown in America's war vital transnortation system which is “dan-gerously near” its limit of capacity.
The committee disclosed a new critical outiock in fhe nre situation, declaring that unless arm" and lcnd-leas° needs ar - reduced the”c won’t be enough ! Rev rex* •• par to rn'* int vin essential civilian s°rT'i''(-
Based upon * i' -ng investiga'ion, the committe*"1 prcpo.-ed;
1 Production of more Tcombtive-freight cars, rail and other transport facilities
2 Replacement of trucLs and busses,
with the army urged to cut down its truck program.
3. Return the airline , v 'on as possible, many planes taken from them .or military use.
Senator Homer Fergus n. Republican of Michigan, a member of the eommlt-tee. filed a supplementary report, charging that the armed forcer have wasted over one billion dollars yearly in the purchase of spare anc! replacement parts for motor vehicle^
Ferguson also charged that there are wide discrepancies in statistics on the number cf motor vehicle tires available for both the armed services and the public and that the differences run into millions of tires.
11 men t. were absent. I .va Wesley ar. girl; ive been hit by ti
With County Men Sixteen Die And Women In In Bomber ( rash The Service
weakening her so much from the air as this committee are. R ty Elevon Charlo make invasion catter (General Ar- man; Everet Clover, D 'I rn M Cab nold's remark In Italy, General Le- Dr. C E Hunt, Gilbert Schuermar may's interview at San Francisco Sat- Ra ;h Sour/ Jim Hall C F Hayes, urdayj Glen Campbell Richard Lu. dale. Fred
Our accourt g of these bombings give Hall, Harold Our. tiler. Horace Cha ne" us a wa:pen expectation of ’heir cie- G R Anhaud T H Harney . rid A M. cislvene>s Seventeen Nazi cities have Patterson.
been de-stroyed, six more can be with Tentative plans to reach, all fanners one more large scale attack thou- were adopted to correlate th:-, livestock sand plane raids 120 tons of bombs program with the crops program in
Lt. Hunger Is Missing
Was Formerly Farmer Near Mt. Union
ward, and McDowell. Wesleyan gua’rd represented the margin of victory for the Tigers, since Oxenreider was the only Penn player who could hit the hoop with any regularity.
Penn .sacred first with a free throw by Ovenreider. but Holly Wagner followed it up with a field goal for Wesleyan a few seconds later and the lead seesawed back and forth the first twelve minutes of play. From thai point on. the Tigers held the lead throughout the balance of the game.
To Eisrht Below
Not As CoH As Predicted* Not Quite So Cold Tonight
Council Bluffs. la. (INS- — Sixteen p* bodies were removed today from the
New address Richard fc. Palm, S. 2-c, burned wreckage of a f ur-motored G M School - Sec. 40. Camp Peterson, bomber plane that crashed last night U S. N. T. S.. Farragut. Idaho. on a hilltop a mile and a half north
* 5 of Council Bluffs.
Grant Woodard, bookmate 1-c, ar- Army officials said the plane was rived here Saturday on a 30-day leave based at Fort Worth Texas, army air (to visit his parents. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. field and was on a routine training I Woodard. He has been in the navy for flight.
‘seven years, and for the past two years A l of the sixteen crew members j has been on duty in the south Pacific were killed.
I and has seen some action. He will re- The big plane crashed shortly after port to San Pedro, Calif., when his taking off from the Omaha airport, leave is over for an assignment to a three miles from the crash scene.
J new ship. Tins is the second time he -
I has been home on leave since enter J ins the navy.
dropped per square mile per hour what then Is holding Germany up?
< oncer ted effort to get the tact- o the farmers so that maximum production will oe reached in 19s4
I Hunger who g in action Nov. 25
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Lwho_wea.ii,red ,b a Union Farmer
Found Seriously III
\Ol (AN FIND THE ANSW EK in
accounts of Swedish travellers to Berlin
came out to Stockholm When ’he raiders come, the Germans seek shelter. The raids seldom last more than an hour or two.
Building- arc ch preyed, say 10.000 per-ons killed in a cit], of .several million peoole spread over 25 square miles or more, the effect L> not destructive of city life. indeed sometimes is hardly known to most residents Tile bulk of the people merelv come up for air and go to tied.
If we have good luck in precision bombing of a war plant, we may get 80 per cent destruction. With bad luck, we will destroy only 20 per cent average is somewhere between.
Mt Union -Th* condition of John Coideway. found Friday afternoon remains unchanged. Mr. Coideway. who lives alone on a farm southwest of t wji. was believed to have taken ill cmetime early Wednesday evening H(
Mi. Union.—Lt A was reported rn is'ii .n a raid over Germany, was a graduate of the clan- of 1933 of the Mt. Union High school Hg had been engaged in farming scut Ii cf town before entering the service Lt Hunger with his crew flew I *• over M Union in their Flying Fortress twice last summer.
Falling short of the predicted 20 be-
aithough they were never able to get low. the temperature dropped to eight stationed at San Fran
far ahead The score at the half was degrees below Tuesday night in Mount] _
18-17 in favor of Wesleyan.
Wesleyan Wagner. 15. Feller- 5. Fin l ey 9. Bottorff 0 McDowell 8 Penn: Tatum 6, Latham 0. Hoover 0, Oxenreider 18. Burdick 3. Taber 3.
Pleasant, the federal weather bureau
Rapids Citv. s. D. (INS*—The names of ten men killed in the crash of a four-eng ned army bomber were an-Pvt. .Martin Kith of the coast art ii- ncunced today bt official.' cl the army
air base at Rapids City, South Dakota, furlough The crash occurred near Rosebud,
cisco Calif., is spending a
thermometer a: the state hcspual dis-;
here at the home cf his parents, Mr.
N. V. Rich.
Sergt. Darrell VV. Fess of Hondo Field, Tevas, arrived Sunday afternoon on a furlough with his parent- Mr. and Mrs. R. w. Foss and other relatives and friends,
DISMISS APPEAL OF COUNTY HOSPITAL
A ca.-e of interest in Mt Pleasant was
was found b> Mr, Burkhart, diner Oi deciqpd Supreme Court of Iowa
a New London creamery, when he went yesterday the to the Coideway home to collect his dismissed the
Supreme Court having
ippeal of Henry County
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital when found. He wa- removed to the ,rom h the trUl, [ourt hold_
closed. This was a low mark for the i
Smutz 2, Burket 0, season. >
A movement of air from the south and southwest probably tempered thej predicted severity of the ccid wfave and *
led to a revision of the minimum ex- I
pected for tonight. First predictions j early this morning were for 15 degree.' [
b‘low in southeastern I va, but bv mid- ll a • I , Yin 4 day tile prediction had b en reu od to IVcldllvlS ivllldC six degrees below.
-■ -■■■ - Lamoni reported IO degree; below
Ll. Russell Crane of the army a.r morning while Des Moines regis-fonces, flew over Mt. Pleasant. Win- tered nine below and Sioux City. Ames
field. Lockridge and the Waiter Crane and Fort Dodge had 8 below.
South Dakota, during a snow storm Monday night while the bomber was on a combat training flight.
Annual Dinner For Football Men
Flies Bomber Over Henry County
v Get Supply of Tokens
cit ani. Mr. Colden?;v was fully clothed
rpj1(, Burlington hospital where hi.- condition critical. He has two sisters and r brother in Denver.
IN A MONTH. THE PLANT w< claim as destroyed again may be funotionina That is why we let up now and then, allowing the German* Lo .'tart restoration before we go in again.
Then, too, some men like William Shirer, an excellent authority on Ger-
Local Stores To Be Open Three Nights
ing that the homestead propr-'rty cf Anna Wright 'ihurnuker deceased, passed to the devisees ui der her v hi free and clear of any and all debts arui claims against her estate,
Because the Appellant failed to serve a notice of anneal on a1 adverse and co-parties, the appeal of the hospital, repiesented bv County Attorney Ben A. Galer. wa4 cl: -misled i-\ tire supreme1
farm southwest of Mt Pleasant Saturday. Stationed a: Ft. Worth, Tex -Crane, an instructor, had a group of students out on a routine training flight in a four-motor bomber.
He is a son of Mr. and Mrs Emery Crane of Lockridge, is an Iowa We*-
Preliminaries Over In Pacific Area
Washington. D. C. (INS) leyan graduate and formerly taught in rf Kn x today de hire I that
the Winfield school.
Reifiers are reminded by Robert M. Harper, District OPA Director, that in order to receive their supply of ration tokens in time for use on February 27th, ♦hee must make out a requisition ionn I and file it with their bank as soon a:
! passible. Ration tokens will be used in the new simplified system of porn I ■Secretary rationing for foods. Ha’tier pointed out.
Retailers who have ration bank ac-
The annual Pep club dinned' in honor of the football men was held at the high school Wednesday evening with 26 bo vs attending A her the excellent supper. Coach Fred Eckstrand, Captain Leon Mai 'hall and Sup s] uke ver; brie! ’.y To tile cl ti ti 3 nd tire
went to the theater.
C- A, Cottrell f Gotha ll men, spon ors then
In kee" ag with a policy followed here many, placed too much confidence in m tlRl !)aM ancJ (0p0Wecj !;v surround- 001,11 ior ' ant - juri. dictum The the belief that Inasmuch as Germans m towns, Mt. Pleasant 'tores will be estate of Anna Wrig* - Shun.aker was
had been promised immunity from cpen Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurs- represented by MCC id and MeCoid.
bombing, they would wilt or overthrow d evenings of next week.
their leaders when they got a taste of it,
In truth, the bombings may have made the Germans more resolutely angiy, as was the effect of bombings in London and earlier in Spain.
No’/ do not misunderstand me.
The stores will close Christmas eve and also en Saturday. Christmas day.
Also the stores will be co'ed on New Years eve end on New Years day.
GREENWOOD SCHOOL TO PRESENT PROGRAM
the preliminaries are ovei in the Pa- j counts should estimate their average chic and that str ng American forces I weekly business during the October 3 arr -getting ready to drive home tom* to December *, 1943. period in points in hard blows’ .accordance with the point deposits they
“We qre getting stronger and .strong- ; made with their banks. Those with no er in the Pacific,” Knox told hi news, bank accounts should give either a
_ conference. “Thu preliminarie arc close estimate or an actual point cc u.t
De* Moines. la. 'INS*—The largest 1 anc we a. < g* tting i f.ad.» t dii»< tor an average weeks business between abstract believed filed with the state borne seme hard b.-ws. the October 3rd to December ith per-
Large Abstract Filed With Court
Heavy Attacks In Athens Area
Algiers, Air.ca (INS attack in recent week.4 terrar.ian theater warn; re than 309 Amerie: res.'es arid Libfrut ■!' a-
Merited by Fort-
• Nazi-> near
Athens, General E
ique revealed de]
supreme court was entered today in the Thr secretary said 1 l; cn fV?ry iod- Retailer must also note on the
appeal of Laverne Schenk, CIO organ- bghiine f^nt in the Pacific American form their allowabe invuitarv regfi
There wall bs a s. bool program at th** Greenwood se lie I, Jack'rn town-
izer from Detroit. Michigan, from a three-year sentence for conspiracy in
and Allied land si a and air forces an “going [award in a very sa: Ll actor.
tered with OPA on Form R16L1 whe point rationing became effective
This Ion.; promised three-way cir Bombing strategy has proved itself out- attack finally may ause the German standing new warfare, has hindered economic system to collapse—and it transportation and production to an may fall before — iv.Yonah the Nazis unprecedented extent. General Arnold have long nracticed necessarily a new now is in Italy arranging for a second defensive art of getting along with lu
lu . I riday, o'clock. The
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at eight connection with a strike last year at the
teacher. Elberta Riepe
is in chai ga
Recess Reduced at Iowa I
Vinton Produce Company at Vinton.
The abstract giving the report of the five-week trial was 384 pages and cost approximately $1200. Dr
The supreme court handed down 25 heme and opinions including one holding that
TINSLEY-BROWN WEDDING RECENTLY
Continued Raids Against Marshalls
Pearl Harbor. Hawaii INS -Continued raid- aa inst* Japanese . irong-ho’ds rn the Marshall Islands by the U. S. army's Seventh airforce were re-I potted today 'iv Admiral Chester Nim-' u. commander of the Pacific fleet.
American heavy bombers blasted en-em\ mstaiation* if tv tje atcii /ti Mot:* ciav, Admi: a1 Nimitz communique disclosed, and two navy Liberator bombers earned cm a !ow-!evf! attack : Jaiuit
J T. McCot.naughcy returne --
this morning from Chicago, Announcement has been made cl .
Iowa Citv—Shortest Christm s and cpinicns including one holding that where he had b^en called by the death recent wedding of Betty Ann Tinsl
bombing front from there (the Russian Fe, putting nothing and nothing to- New Year's recess in many Years, a government war bond* are subject to cf his brother. H. D McC im ti and Cpl. Rf.'hard Brown, both : re * r at du k S i da-
total of ll days, will begin for the Uni- ss.zure bv judicial process. It was the w ho passed away in New O lean' La., Iowa Wesleyan students Their home While hoi e I the ratch
civilian students on rst case the court has had involving Sunday. The body was taken to Chi- i. on the west coast where Cpl. B ow same were damaged in th*-
22 at 5 p. rn. UTI bonds. cage for the funeral. fc stationed at present Admiral’s announcement re
end mav take more time until we can aether to get something they needed. finnish the bombers, as they do not It is annarent the emphasis here is versify of Iowa now nossess the right types cf ships > shifting to the necessities of invasion. Wednesday Dec