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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - December 15, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Section two the it pleasant new set. Pleasant Iowa tuesday evening december 15, 1970 by Clark Kinnaird in Boston folklore there was once upon a time a mrs. Isaac Goose widow who lived with her youngest daughter and son in Law Thomas Fleet Printer. Grandma Goose so the Story goes amused the Fleet children with jingles some of which she had heard others she had improvised. Eventually her son in Law Vas moved to publish in 1715, a chapbook entitled songs for the Nursery or Mother Goose a melodies for children. This also put into print at other presses in the English colonies amassed a readership in colonial America second Only to that of the new England primer. Boston could claim rightly the Birthplace of the first in daringly popular Christmas Book if Only Thomas fleets Mother in Law had been the real a Mother she was t. His Book was a reprint of rhymes of Little boy Blue Rock a Bye baby Jack and Jill Little Tommy Tucker and other verse a part of european folklore Long before fleets time. Charles Perrault a Frenchman is generally credited with being the first to collect them in a Book. He did not represent himself As the author. His edition of Contes de a Mere la Oye published at Paris in 1696, had no by line. Perrault a scholarly literary pursuits also included collecting the French traditional fairy tales known to generations of English and american Christmas Book recipients As Cinderella the sleeping Beauty Little red Riding Hood puss in boots bluebeard hop of my thumb. Universal popularity of these prompted gifted writers such As Hans Christian Andersen the Grimm Brothers a. A. Milne e. B. White a naming a few a to conceive of similar tales As political satire or simple entertainment and thus expand fanciful literature with which Christmas gift books enrich entire lifetimes. A Early illustration of Little boy Blue As blowing Horn dutifully instead of sleeping under the Haycock. Oldest of a Mother Goose illustrations were among first Wood engravings printed. Distributed by King features Syndicate surgeons this week Only fabulous prices on these special gifts save now More time spent changing diapers than making cars by Dean c. Miller up business editor new York up a american mothers spend More time changing diapers than the entire . Auto Industry spends makings cars even in a Banner Detroit year according to one Busy statistician at the Scott paper company. The diaper business booms along in Bull or Bear Market because the demand always is there. And mothers see to it that the demand is satisfied. As a result the diaper Industry has become a $2.5 billion businesses. Too a a there a a constant clientele of 9 million diaper Able babies under the age of 30 months at All times and the Supply is on the Rise a beamed Robert a. Sander divisional vice president of consumer products at Scott in a recent speech to Industrial leaders. A since the average baby requires about 60 diaper changes per week the yearly tally hover around 28 billion. Even though its a relatively new area of the paper business the disposable diaper looms in the profit picture at Proctor amp Gamble which leads the diaper Field with a pampers a Scott which is second in sales and Johnson amp Johnson with too just to years ago disposable diapers were a Small item in that Industry. Today 50 to 60 per cent of american mothers use disposables some of the time to per cent All of the time. Disposables now account for $200 million of the total business or a Market penetration of 8 per cent. A diapers were an important part of our $731.5 million sales picture in 1969, and we re advertising heavily for an Ever bigger push in years to come a said a Scott official. Always. The Benelux countries Are 30 per cent converted. England where Scott disposables Are called a Stuffy tails nappies a has been slower to come around to the convenience of it All. Once amp product starts moving domestically the statisticians and researchers get Busy measuring possible foreign markets. Multi National consumption is the big key to growth. They found Little encouragement in Russia. The soviets never have manufactured or bought a diaper in their history. It has been a russian tradition dating from the time of the czars to wrap babies in cloth from head to foot like miniature mummies. So Mother Russia saddles its babies. Japan is another weak Market area. Babies in that country Are toilet trained at four or five months. Aside from Russia and Japan the International Market seems limitless. For diapers have been around since the time of the ancient greeks matter of fact the name comes from the greek word a Dias pros a meaning a a a thoroughly did a White disposable diaper sales in eur be almost equal the american Art. Ninety per cent of the swe ish mothers switched to throw Highway safety gets Federal Aid Washington up a the u. S. Transportation department has announced that $67.1 million will be available to the 50 states for state and Community Highway safety programs in 1971. The funds Are allocated according to population with California getting the largest share $6.4 million. Tile funds Are Given on a 50-50 Matching basis and Are to be used to implement 16 Federal Highway safety standards. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon when a bridal couple has feathered their nest often Well plucked parents stand close to that nest. All 3.99 gowns and slips at one Low Sale Price now dash about or. Double knits gift perfect Sale priced slam bang sportswear Sale separates-20% to 50% off Ion 650 or 35� each Reg. 10.99 95# Reg. 4.49 to 5.99 2�?T7 to 3�?T7 save 1.50 and please two people a or please one person twice As much. Waltz length or Long gowns in solids or prints Are Winter warm brushed Nylon Ace Tate or cozy Cotton flannel. Shorts my. Long so a Al xxx. Static free slips Are non cling Nylon or crepe set Nylon. Sizes 34-44 average 32-38 Short. Double duty double knits of Cotton with looped Terry surface keep up with frenzied Christmas activities. And they re favorite gifts because they Solo As Basic dresses or can be worn As tunics Over her own Slacks. Washable too Navy Maize or Brown with White stripes. Sizes 7 to 15 in both regulars and petites. Match a Batch while prices Are Down acrylic knit vests so a. Bullies Reg. 5.99, 3.97. Pullovers Reg. 4.49, 3.27. Every skirt in Stock of bonded and double knit acrylic 8-16. Reg. 4.99, 2.97 Reg. 5.99, 3.97. Jumpers Nylon or acrylic 8-18, Reg. 5.99, 3.97 All ponchos All Midi skirts-50% off special our most wanted Sag resistant panty Hose Sale famous Brand sentimental gifts Reg. 1.99 3 prs. 555 244to 3" give her a gift Box of 3 pairs of agile no or action Wear panty Hose the no Sag no bag Nylon hosiery in smartest shades. All sizes specially priced now Cwm a we a pfc it a l i in i i jew a a. Quot to of i a. I a s i a a o of it Wrisley Lily of the vally Cologne in milk Glass Reg. 3.00, 2.44. Desert Flower lotion dusting powder toilet water Reg. 3.00, 2.66. Old spice after shave and Cologne Reg. 4.50, 3.99. Hatan Scarf sets 20�to25% off pa47 and dolls and cars-14%-25% off first on their wish lists Reg. 1.37 to 11.99 f to 896 Reg. 3.99 and 5.99 great fashion wrap up and warm up Caps with Matching scarves in solid colors. Hand Crochet etis Bulky knits new jerseys new lottery tickets Are Wallet size and go on Sale dec. 16 first drawing will be Jan. 7. Look at use these charge cards to charge it at Spurgeon so the Friendly store that puts you first by keeping prices Down rugged Tonka trucks realistically styled mini Tonka Luv aug Reg. 2.47, 1.99. Dune buggy with removable top Reg. 3.97, 3.22. Mini Tonka wagoneer with snowmobile Reg. 3.97, 3.22. Famous Brand dolls and doll clothes Patti playful yawns clasps Waves Reg. 11.99, 8.96. Talking Barbie Reg. 5.97, 4.96. Barbie doll clothes Reg. 1.37, 1.17. Christmas store hours daily 9 . 9 . Sunday 1-5
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