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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - December 17, 1975, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
2 the Newt i pleasant in wednesday dec. 17, 1975 the a move to impeach Santa chapter Kight by Robert j. Boyle after Herr Humbug stepped Down from the witness stand during n impeachment move against Santa Laos the prosecutor Evel Whone Rose. A was my next witness a he Aid and paused a i Call Jinker in prs. A Shock wave went through he ent ire delegation. The delegates knew that Jinke Snipes was one of Santa s More Loyal elves. Jinke Snipes turned to Juni Jie Perper and said. A ooh my my and my. What is Evel Whone up to Why would he Call me As a prosecution wit Ness Quot Jimper Perper shrugged his shoulders. A i Don t he Aid hut that Evel Whone is an i Vil one. He is a Munif it or a Erper walked to the Bench and said. A i object. I of Lect. Jinke Snipes will he a detente witness. He can t he i ailed by Evel Evel Vav hone replied Quot yes he can. I can Call anyone i choose. Even you Juniper a wiper Evel Vav hone sneered As he tired the Ludge. The Lodge. L a Wood rules a i overrule the object Ion. Evel whom can Call anyone he wants and joker snpies must take the land As a prosecution w it be with Haking legs Linker rope walked to the stand and w i Given t he oath. A now Evel Whone sneered again i Tost have a Lew ques f ions to a a a clo ahead and ask them Evel Vav hone Quot Jinke Snipes Aid Quot Santa is in gtd and kind and not mean and Nasty like you a i object your Evel Vav hone said. A this Ell is Here to answer questions and not to rail me Quot objection sustained a the Ludge replied a von most behave yourself or i will hold you in contempt. Just answer Evel Vav hone s quest As my next witness i Call Jinke Snipes i Quot Evel Whone gave a Low mean snicker As he said Quot thank you your he turned to Jinke Snipes and shouted Quot How much did Santa pay you for working All year Quot Quot elves Don t work for Money Quot Jinke Snipes said. Quot we do it because we love Santa love Christmas love boys and Quot i Evel Whone said As he turned to the judge. Quot please instruct the witness to answer the questions and not to give opinions Quot Quot please the Lodge Aid. Quot answer the ques t Quot yes sir a Jinke Snipes refilled. Quot i Wasny to paid any Quot he Mem a Evel Whone muttered. A now Tell me How Many hours a Day you Quot Ohio or 12 or More right before Linker Snipes said. A and without pay0 Evel Whone said. Quot we already established that elves done to get paid Mon the judge interrupted. Quot now Tell Evel Whone asked Jinke Snipes. Quot is it True that Only elves Are hired at the North pole0&Quot Jinke Snipes said. A except for the animals like Reindeer and Malox the pen Quin Quot does Santa Only hire elves whose names begin with a Quot Evel Whone asked. A no. It is Only a coincidence Quot Jinke Snipes said. Quot Well Tell me one Elf he hired without ?�?� a certainly several years ago we had an Elf named Sidney a Jinke Snipes said. Quot but be left the North pole did no to he0&Quot Evel Whone asked. A and probably because his name did no to begin with a Quot that is not True a Jinke Snipes said. Quot he left to attend rabbinical Quot that a not important a Evel Whone said. A does no to Santa make the elves live in a dormitory instead of providing them with private rooms0&Quot Quot its fun living in a dormitory Quot Jinke Snipes said. Quot the Beds Are big and warm and comfortable. We laugh and talk and have Quot but you done to have private rooms Quot Evel Whone repeated. Quot no we Don said Jinker letter to the editor Plasberg explains Clarinda assignment to the editor recently several citizens have questioned my purpose and motives in accepting the temporary additional assignment of acting superintendent of the mental health Institute in Clarinda it has been suggested or at least implied that i sought the Job to insure myself of a position in Case Mhz in it. Pleasant should be converted to a prison i certainly understand flow this inference might be drawn As on the surface it does have the look of a piece of expedient strategy. However. I w ish to assure the citizens of our Community that this is definitely not the Case. Here Are the facts last october i was approached about the Clarinda matter by Keum hums commissioner of the department of social services sex it Al weeks before the news of the possibility of converting Mhz to a correctional facility was made known to me. At that time or Burns asked me to help in the recruitment of a new superintendent Tor Clarinda and also to a hold the fort Quot there meanwhile. I agreed to spend erne Day a week at Clarinda until a qualified administrator is secured. A temporary arrangement that is not to exceed two months. Frankly i was honoured to be asked to help out at Clarinda. However my first commitment is to keep Mhz in it. Pleasant. We have the Best physical Plant among the this in the state and serve a highly populated area. We Are close to Iowa City medical school with which we have now formed a Strong affiliation and it is vitally important that the research and teaching activities just begun with the school of Medicine be permitted to proceed it is of greater importance though that the people in this part of the state Lute Access to the facilities we Ila pc to offer Here it is my personal Hope to see the Many programs initiated at Mhz in it. Pleasant come to fruition. I am extremely encouraged by the support of so Many area residents who have expressed their views to the legislature and the governor and Hope Many others will also write. Beside these professional considerations i would like to say that in the nearly two years my family and i have been in of. Pleasant we have come to feel at Home. We like it Here and we want to slay. Its it Coen c. Plasberg superintendent Mhz Snipes. Quot now did t Santa officiate at the marriage of jumping Jack and Juanita Quot Evel Whone asked. Quot sure he did Quot Jinke Snipes said. Quot but Santa ran do that because he is head of the North pole Quot but he does no to have a marrying License does he a a Evel Whone repeated. A i never saw one a Jinke Snipes said. A but i am sure Santa would not do anything that is a that is what we Are trying to determine a Evel w hone said. Quot now Tell me. Evel Whone asked. Quot does Santa employ any other humans besides elves Quot no a Jinke Snipes said. Quot Santa and elves have always worked together. And big humans do what elves do. Why elves help Santa on Christmas eve. Big people could t do that. Santa s sled would be Quot a Nice excuse a Evel Whone said. Quot but i done to believe it. Santa simply won t hire anyone but Quot that a not True a Jinke Snipes said. Quot please simply answer my question and do not give opinions Quot Evel Whone said. A now Tell me a he continued. A How Long have you worked for Santa and How Many vacations have you had0�?� a i worked for Santa for umpteen years a Jinke Snipes said. Quot and every Day is like a Vaca Tion at the North Quot pshaw pshaw a said Evel Whone Quot done to give opinions. How Many vacations have you had. One two ten or none0�?T�?T a Well Jinke Snipes said. Quot no More questions a Evel Whone replied. A please step Jinke Snipes returned to the defense table and said to Juni per Perper Quot How did we do Quot a some Good some bad Quot Juniper Perper said. A the is a Tricky one that Evel More tomorrow a Nowano Aturo of so. Got an opinion ? the news invites and encourages its readers to express their views and opinions on issues of the Day through letters to the editor. There Are a few simple rules a letters must be signed and must not be libellous or in poor taste. A unsigned letters will not be printed. A we Reserve the right to edit in order to comply with space requirements. The Cut. A a pleasent yews published Dally except sunday by the it pleasant news. Inc., 215 West Monroe st., of. Pleasant Iowa second class postage paid at it. Pleasant Iowa 52641 William m Epperheimer editor and publisher Neil Wikel advertising director subscription rates in it pleasant by Carrier monthly s2 20. 3 months $6 50. 6 months. Us of. One year $26 00 in Henry and Adi Irvng coup ties by mail six months is of. One year. $15.00 outside Henry and adjoining counties by mail six months $14. One year $26 advertising pays bake Sale set members of chapter do of the tit. Society meeting tuesday evening dec. 9, were reminded of the Hake Sale saturday dec. 20 by Barb Epperheimer who was reporting for the ways and Means committee. The Sale will be held in front of Martha Brown lid starting at 9 30 a in Mary Ellen Biggs reported that her committee fixed and delivered five thanksgiving baskets. Ellen Bankston reported for the special project committee and made recommendations for use of the chapter funds. Members voted to donate an additional $5 to the Community Chest and to donate $200 to Purchase Trees for Central Park it was also decided to use the profit from the bake Sale to Purchase a tape deck for the Christafore House the meeting was closed after president Vada Johnston read from the official Page of the t t t. Tidings assisting the hostess. Mrs. Epperheimer were Phyllis Cornick Sandy Williams and Miriam Messer. Annual luncheon held members of the it. Pleasant Branch of the american association of University women held their annual Christmas luncheon saturday at the Harlan hotel. Proceeds from the cookie Exchange support the Fellowship fund which provides financial Aid for women from foreign countries who Are studying for advanced degrees in the United states. Mrs. Lucille Marshall Vic president presided and introduced the program which had been arranged by mrs. Michael Vincent. The program was presented by Becky Peterman and Bill Layne. Miss Peterman read the Story Quot the second she was accompanied at intervals by harpsichord selections by Layne who also presented Christmas tunes before and after the Reading. Mrs. Don Wolfe mrs. Kenneth Hatch and Marjorie Huston were in charge of luncheon arrangements. Mrs. Harold Rankin is the fellowships chairman and was assisted by mrs. Erma Scott. Farmers around the world often Stop blowing to remove rocks. Dutch Farmers Stop to remove shipwrecks. Recent news reports told How downed aircraft from world War ii Are surfacing As land is reclaimed from the Guider Zee a Barb Western store 4 Miles North of Rodeo Arona off Highway by fort Madison Iowa phone 319-528-4513 Holiday Storr hours weekdays 9 . To 9 . Saturdays 9 . To 5 . Sundays i . To 5 . Files files files Walker s office supplies Fairfield a of. Pleasant real estate auction apartment House new London. Iowa 107 South Walnut Street. A Block North of High school. Auction Date saturday december 20th at 11 00 . This apartment House positively tolls to Tho highest bidder. Investment Opportunity four room apartment downstairs plus full Bath. Thro room apartment upstairs plus both with separate Entrance. Cos hot water Furnace. In 1972 Ovid 1973 a now roof now panelling two rooms now carpet now Kitchen cupboards and other improvements. Terms 15 per cont Down Solo Day. Balance to to paid on delivery of Morchon Ablo abstract and deed. Possession december 20, 1975. Seller shall pay real estate taxes As follows Tho required payment in Tho Spring of 1975 and Tho required payment in Tho fall of 1975 on Tho basis of present taxes. Mark Buffington owner Boll a Hanson attorneys another Opportunity to buy real estate at Public auction conducted by von soc Hoyor Cornick auction a realty co., inc. Richard w. Cornick it. Pleasant Iowa 319-385-4792 read the classifieds now Harold h. Van soc now London Iowa i 319-347-2791 j. R. Hoar Hillsboro Iowa 319-449-2314 item per>3>ub special Steak for two with free bottle of wine or Champagne 95 couple 13 make your reservations Early. Limited number available. Come out Early enjoy the Fob have your dinner and then bring in the new year with a great band. A f k peppers it it it a Quot phone 385-9226 last on Hiway 34 a Tan sheltered retirement plan is available to everyone who works if you re self employed or if you Arentt covered by a company retirement plan you re missing out on important tax savings. Recent Federal legislation makes it possible for you to add to your financial Security by establishing your own personal retirement plan. Sam unman Nam an individual retirement account . A is now available to people not covered by qualified retirement plans. Under the terms of an . You can set aside.$l,500 a year or 15% of your wages whichever is less in a qualified retirement plan. If you re self employed you May choose to invest 15% of your annual earned income up to a maximum of $7,500 in a Keogh plan. These contributions Are fully deductible from the current years earnings. Saw Moony mar. When you retire and withdraw from your fund the Money will be taxable. But you la probably be in a much lower tax bracket then. The program May be funded in several ways including Mutual funds and annuities. For help in setting up the plan Best suited for you Call your county farm Bureau insurance office. Farm Bureau insurance farm Bureau life insurance company West Des Moines Iowa 106 North Jefferson it. Pleasant phone 385-3174 John Millspaugh Marvin von soc Max Koczinski or. Exceptional value latter and Legal sizes whisper quiet on eight Nylon rollers per drawer. Suspension Cradle permits full use of drawer capacity. Durable sprayed and baked enamel surface. Two drawer and Fleer drawer models available now 4-drawer Only s68� files Are also available with locks. Full 25 inches with rugged inner Frame reinforced by scuff base gussets. Each drawer equipped with guide my a i Sis Rod and Label Holder
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