Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - February 6, 1943, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
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VOL. LX XI. No. 31SAT! ROW, FEBRUARY 6, 1913
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
Panthers Lose At Burlington
Defeated By Greyhounds By 47-13 Score
M•, plea;.ant's high school ijftsktri-ball tram which lias a big assignment this week of playing lour nights straight, played raher li.stle.ss ball against the Burlington Greyhounds at Burlington Friday evening. Burlington which seemed content to keep ahead by a ra her iarg** .score but not a gnat as might have betn run up, won 47 to 13
The Mt Pleasant boys were handling the ball better 'ban in some pre-vious games, bu’ did nave >/ me tough luck in .‘hooting. They managed to collect orily two fi-i<i goals in the ganru Krabill accounting for both of them
at the In the
Burlington led first half 23 o 9 the Greyhounds M' Pd-a-ant 4 The box score: Mt. Pleasant
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For Burlington poin’x to lea .'-coring was
end of the second half
Soviets Capture Points Near 1942
They’ll Do It Every l ime - - -
“Rest Available List For Family War Garden**
yv\oM and Pop wanted Junior To INHERIT each OTHERS GOOD POINTS
I HOPE HE HAS VO UP FEATURES v v WHEN HE GROWS I YuP, DEAR _
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George D •!** r Iowa State College specialist, will assist with Victory Garden meetings next Tuesday. F* ■). 9, one in the afternoon for the rural leaders and the evening for leaders in Mt. Pleasant Wh.it is teamed the best available list of vegetables for the family war garden in 1943" was announced this I week by county extension director Floyd Goodell. The list has been approved by Iowa State college and the Iowa USDA war board The list contains amounts and varieties of seed sufficient to supply a farm family of four individuals with all I the vegetable necessary for a year As in the past seed companies will make the approved li * of »**•/: ava!*>
able in complete family sized packages which will sell at a substantial
I WANT Him TO GROW UP
tall uke his
Seweizet The remainder of the to red. numerous sub
So HE GPEW UP-With a Shape LIKE MOaa AnD A PAN LIKE THE OLD GENT
TfuiM to Sgt al 8ae'OT, Fort Rilev, Kansas-
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Fairfield 49, F Madison 37 Burling?* n 47. Mt Pleasant 13
Hot Lunch Served At Junior High
Nutrition Committee Sponsoring Daily Hot Dish
Week e Mt
msist -Flovd 1 Mrs
A hot school lunch pi gr tn a gun in Junior High school this under the sponsorship of t! Pleasant Nutrition Committee c mg of Mi Howard Hill* Mi Goodell. Mrs. Harold Lamm an M I Di* k :n w ho h.u ■ r< entl appointed by the committee.
The committee is serving a 5-cent hot dhh to children who carry lunches. The number of children buying the hot dish increased from 12 on Monday, which was the first day. to 37. A different hot dish was served each
reduction under the total c ing the different kinds of arately.
The list of seeds and varieties Is as follows:
One pound of bush beam Green Pod or Giant Stnngless Green Pod: h pound lima beans. Henderson Bush: ■ t p und pol* beams. Kentucky Wonder or Missouri Wcnder, Iri ounces (l beets. Detroit Dark Red. Early Won- i
dej or Crosby Egyptian; ’» ounce of j pp-st Baptist church of Mt. plea -int-cabbage Marion Market or Wisconsin observe the 100th anniversary of Ail Season, the founding of the church a* appro-
On/ -half ounce carrot Chantenay; priate services Sunday and Monday.
I ounce carrots, Danver s Half Long Speakers from a distance including lsummer planting 1 r fall storage;; , a former pastor, will take part in the ounce Celery Cabbage 'plant after services. Special music will be pro-.Tuly 15); . ounce cucumbers, Im- vided and a banquet will be held on
proved Long Green or White Spine; 1 Monday evening, ounce if ‘nice Black *< ded Simp son or j Organized lel>. 8, 1843
Sinn, on Farly Curled, '* ounce on Feb. 8, 1843. a group of Baptist? mudcmelon. Heart*- of Gold or Hak’s in Mt. Pleasant me* under the leader-b* ; ship of Rev Hiram Burnett and or-
One-h df ounce parsnips. Hollow ganized the First Missionary Baptist Crown, 1 pound peas, Alaska. 2 p unds church of Mt, Pleasant. The charte: peas. Little Marvel, Thomas Laxton, members, according to a bookie pub-Laxten’s Progress or Notts Excelsior; kshed in connection with the centen-outu < pumpkin. Sugar Pi« . ounce nial were Rev. Hiram Burne t, Mrs. radish. Starlet Globe or Scarlet Tur- Ann Burnett, Alexander Abies, Lucy County N itrition nip Whit* Tipped; ri ounce radish. Abies, Gilbert Yeoman. Amanda Yeo-Crimson Giant; ounce Swiss chard; man, Anna Yeoman and John Alexan-»..2 pound sweet corn < blend of hybrid der,
yell w corn, 12-row type, spread ma- , The first few years alter organiza-turity by successive planting ' “ . ~ *_ » *
more varieties including 50 percent members
Golden Cross and Ioana* ri pound worship was dedicated. This building sweet corn, Stowell's Evergreen; ri stood on the northeast corner of
St. Ambrose Downs Iowa Wesleyan
IIif*li Scoring Rees Take Gimc, G2 to 39
Strong Points South of Rostov Are Taken
Capture Train Loaded With Supplies
Moscow, Ru'sia < IN >> Russian offensives on the* 507 m le front in th" south surged ahead today in new gains following capture of joints * In e
! St. Ambrose defeated Wesleyan Friday night, 62 to 39, at Davenf rt *n a game which emphasized the Bee,s superiority in all departments cf play.
The Tigers held close all through the first half after opening the scoring, but could not quite catch the Bees.
I The score at half time was 31 to 22 in i favor of St. Ambrose. In the last? half | the Bee scored 31 points while the | Tigers were racking up 17. Wesleyan to the German 1312 line j scored cr. a higher percentage of their The mid-day Soviet commun:que ! free thi ws than in previous contest^, reported capture of a series of string j but could sink only 14 field goals while points south cf Rostov apd in this seethe St. Ambrose squad dropped in 26. tor one Russian unit broke into a Wagner, who ha; been the most con- town on a rail line and captured a sistent scorer for the Tigers all sea- train leaded with German tanks and son, tied with Kouslavich of St. Am- other military supplies, brose for scoring honors, each garner- <A Stockholm dispatch to Reuters* ing 13 points. Shea of the Bees took in L ndon id the Russians have oc-second honors with 12 points.
FIRST BAPTIST CIIURCH TO OBSERVE CENTENNIAL
A? he Sunday morta ial music will include md a >r»lo by Chester Ward of Des Mf B G Field Wi Sunday e
g service, spe-choir numbers j Morgan. Rev, nes will speak.
speak to the j cuing and will j service at the evening.
Verdict Reached By Jury Morning
cupied Bataisk, only 10 miles >outh of Rtstov, and the Germans were preparing to evacuate the city If this report is correct the Caucasian gateway is within the range of Russian big guns. *
Soviet columns pmhing towards the shore of the Sea of Azov in the direc-t’cn of Yeisk were reported within 12
peak at a union M* ’.hodi.-t. church in
Monday’s Observance Monday afternoon, I)r. Frank An-' firon of Des Moines will speak. A shor: historical sketch will be read.
A fellowship banquet will be held in the evening in the church dining rocm and at 7:30 R-v. I. Cedric Peterson. former pastor, will give the centenary address.
The program and plans for the cents nmal have been arranged under the capable leadership of the pastor, the Rev. M C Carstensen.
four or tion. the membership met in homes of In 1851 the fir'* house* of
Subversive Gases To A Committee
tomato, Pritchard. Marglobe or Rut- Church Ix»sses.
gers and H ounce turnips, Purple topi Later the congregation built a large
day. Thi weeks dishes were maca- ounce squash. Table Que^n; ounce Madison and Adams streets, ronl and cheese, vegetable soup, escal* lope d ptato, chili, and creamed peas and carrots.
The most popular dish will probably be repeated but 4 different ones will also be Included on this next weeks lunch menu.
Grand Master Visits I.O.O.F. Lodge
Burlington Group Presents Program At CA.P. Meeting
church at Madison and Main streets, the present location, and dedicated the church in 1878. This building was destroyed by a cyclone. June 17. 1882 A picture of the damaged building !* carried elsewhere in this issue.
The building was restored by first repairing the basemen: and then completing the super structure. The new
dedication took place May 27. 1894. The local Civil Air Patrol gr-up had j g^ven years later the church was a very successful meeting on Thurs- (jp^roved by fire
Grand Master E. E. Menefee of I. O day everting of this week. The Bur- sh,p of Rev
. Under the leader-Frank Weston, who
O. F of Iowa, visited the Mt. Pleasant Ungton Squadron were guests and also serve(j church for 27 years, work lodge at a special meeting held in the furnishing the program, which was ^ rebuilding was started immediately Odd Fellows hall Friday evenntg. The received by the more than fifty ancj f^e present structure was dediprogram was opened with the singing members and guests present. „ Seated Nov. 17. 1907.
of "America ”, with Mr. Don Thomas George Goetz, the commandei ; Interesting Facts,
at the piano. A playlet presen'ed by 0f the group opened the meeting and j gome interesting facts regarding the
the Iowa Wesleyan Players was en- took care* of routine business matters, cjlurcj1 membership included in the
joyed. Colby Chandler showed movies after which a film cn the history of centennial booklet are:
of his trips to the south and one of night was presented by Mr. Glen Mrs Margaret A. Van Syoc, 95 years
especial interest, "The Destruction of ftomkey and Lloyd Ringler. A short ^ js olries* member of the con
Pearl Harbor.” lesson m code was presented by Ellis orCgation; oldest member in term of
Mr. Menefee gave an interesting and xovrea the Flight Leader of the Mt.|yearSt Mrs. R. N. Williams, 94 years timely talk on "Odd Fellowship and pleasant group. j ole’; oldest member Tn terms of mem
the Present Times.” I Mrs. Mildred Ramyke. meteorology belship. Miss Minnie Bartlett, baptiz
An oyster supper was served to instructor, then presented a half hour ed by Rev w A welcher, in 1879.
about 100 member.' and visitors. Fol- icctUre on certain phases of meteor- r:-ir-e rag*. ---- -
lowing the supper hour Don Thomas cj0Py which was highly instructive, j
entertained with a variety program on after Wfcicli Glen Romkey,‘training and1
the piano. There were games and a operatiohs ofticer. presented a lecture
social hour. Mr. V. I>. Morris, Past on tbe theory of flight,
Grand Patriarch of Industry Encamp- j T}1C Burlington Commander ex-ment of Iowa, an-anged the evening’s prrs.sed himself as being very well
program. |pleased with the progress of the Mt.j
— * pleasant group, which is a Detached
Las Angeles, Calif, (INS* Two h urs after it began its second da vs delib-! eration, • uperior rourt today acquitted i Errol Flynn, screen star on charges of I attacking two girls. The jury which de-| liberated seven hours without resul’ i yesti'rday, cleared the actor of the ac-I cusatiens of 16 year old Lerue Satter-j lee and 17 year old Bet'v Hansen j The jury reached its verdict just be-ip re 11 a. m .four weeks after the trial | began, but there was a delav in rcn-j dering it, because couit attches had to j round up Flynn’s chief attorney, late j in coming to court, and members of j the district attorney’s staff.
Flynn stodd up straight and coughed as the verdict declaring him not guilty on each of the three counts was read. He burst into a smile a.s hr-realized he had been exonerated.
“I knew I didn’t become an American citizen for nothing," Flynn said
Wednesday. Feb. 10. the Fenn Rantt-crs will play the Tigers here at Mt.
Pleasant. Lord fans will be interested to see this team in action as they have two of the top players in tlG conference in Lorctto and Oxenreider.
Rated low in early season predictions, the Rangers have proved the surprise miles cf the port, team of the year. After walloping Far to the north the encirclement Wesleyan by a sc re of 62 to 33, they of Kursk made steady progress. Rus-upset the chajnpion Redmen from sian forces several days ago breached Simpson last Thursday to become the the G* rman 1D42 line at a point only second team to accomplish that feat 22 miles north of Kursk, and todav the this season. Smarting from the unex- southern claw of the Soviet pincers peeled deieat at Oskaloosa, the local was said to be only 18 miles southeast ragers will be seeking revenge Wed- of the city.
Washington, DC (INS)—President Roosevelt issued an executive order oday establishing a five-man interdepartmental committee to dispose of cases involving subversive activities by employes cf the federal government.
The five-man committee is composed of assistant secretary of the treasury Herbert E G.» - on, FDIC solicitor Francis C. Brown; assistant secretary of the interior Osc ir L. Chapman; federal reserve board ervice commission. John Q. Canncn.
The president’s action came less than SI hours aftei the hcuse, in one of its most rebellious moods laid plans to go down the line and eliminate all suspected Coaunumsts and members of alleged Communnt-front organiza-ions from the federal payroll.
Box ScoreOther Russian spearheads were repotted within 50 miles f Kharkov, andWesleyan
cnly 45 miles from Belgorod, a strong-Wagner
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To Spanish BorderLange .....
London, England *IN8’ — PortugeeseTubaugh
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been rushed toward the Spanish borChaney .....
der, and the minister ct war AntonioTotals ____
DeOliveira Salazar has left Lisbon un-Moderate Losses States See. Knox
Major Encasement May Near, He Reports
Washington, D. C. <INS>—In an un usual Saturday press conference, Sec retary of Navy Frank Knox today asserted that American and Japanes losses in the current skirmishes in th( Solomons have been moderate, but h< added that enemy moves indicated major engagement may be imminent He also read a navy communiqu* disclosing that American and Japanese airmen had exchanged blow's it both the Aleutians and the Solomons
Pace Bill Would Up Grain Prices
Not Affect Livestock. But Might Eggs
Case of Suicide
Omaha, Nebraska (INS)—A note be-ide th** body of J. C Bellamy of Ben-ten, Illinois in an Omaha bar-room early tcday said: This is strictly a
case of suicide.”
It added that he had taken poison, more of which could be found in his room.
FIRST THIS YEAR
A marriage license was issued at th clerk’s office at the courthouse today the first to be issued since Decembe: 31, 1942. The license was obtained b* Victor Miller. 23. Beavfer Crossing Nebr., and Ruth Wagler, 18. Mt. Pleas ant.
First Baptist Church and Pastor
PREDICT 5 BELOW
FOR NORTHERN IOWA
Des Moines. Ia.<INSi —Colder weather breaking the spring like weather of the past week was predicted for Iowa for the next 24 hours udth thermometers expected to drop to five be-1 low zero in the northern half of thej state.
The flood danger at Ottumwa had passed temporarily at least. The ice gorge is still holding in the river above Ottumwa, however, and probably will not go out until warmer weather.
1 Flight of the Burlington Squadron, j Ii is urged that anyone interested. in flying or in doing some work cn J a civilian defense project come to the* j local meetings. Thev will find that' they will be well repaid for the .time J Spent in this training which th*1 Federal government considers so necessary at this time.
Fairfield. Ia. — A rebmindmg bone of Fairfield Trojans lashed out in all J their fury here last night to batter the Ft. Madison Bloodhounds, 49-37.
be observed in this church Sunday and Monday
expectedly for an undisclosed destination. the Scandinavian telegraph bureau declared today.
A Stockholm dispatch to Reuter's news agency, quoting messages from Lisbon as authority for the reports, said:
"Something unusual is happening.” These developments came at a time when the German radio is filling tne The Pace bill now pending before a*r with reports that Prime Minister Congress which provides for the in- ; Winston Churchill nlans to visit Lis-•lusion of farm labor in computing fcon-jarity prices would probably cause a ,
12 percent irereas** in present pirii: rpii/'/x CJI.^1 174/iqn n I.agi level- This is printed out by Fran- 1 ff \J orjljrjV 1 ris Kutish and Carl Malone, exten- 17' A ¥ ¥ 4 4 I?
sion economists. f x\.i..Li A vr x\.Jl Jl Hi/\xV
The immediate effect of the bill. _
hould be measured by the extent to Two of the 27 men scheduled to vhich it would raise price ceilings. The jeave here this morning for Camp ‘conomists believe it would not bring Dodge for final examinations and in-m upward revision of meat ceilings duction into the armed forces, failed Present livestock prices are sufficiently to show up to go with the group iigh that increased parity prices in- The two men were Ralph William luding cost of labor would still be Owen and Paul Edward Kinney. Both mder current market prices. are members of Jehovah's Witnesses
Raise Corn Loans religious sect.
Butterfat prices would likely be in- While no official word has been giv-rea ed about a cent per ixiund ano en out, it is understood that their cases
the whole-milk juices a few cents per are now in the hands of the Federal
hundred pounds. The greatest in- Bureau of Investigation. The men were ;rease would come in egg prices, which not located here this morning, officers vould be raised about 3ri cents per said.
dozen. t -——
Including labor in parity would raise feed prices, the economists believe, UUpvI VISUIo
corn loan rates would probably increase ibout 10 percent with the higher feed
prices narrcwmg the feeding ratio. .......—-
This would discourage the production Des Moines. Iowa (INS'-Enfor* e-jf many food products and might im- raent of Food Distribution Adminis-oair the food for freedom program. (i ration regulations or food merrhan-
Itud After Effect 'dising bv producers, processor* and th*
A revision of the parity level as wholesale and retail trade has been provided in the Pace Bill also would assigned to state supervisors of the ncrease the return to wheat and cGt- FDA. u w s announced today on areas. Kutish and Malone say j Russell H Mather, acting FDA mid* hat this would likely bring about an ( vest a/♦minis tret tor. said the action :crease in the production of these wa,s taken to cope with a number of nps instead of the food crops more -vTlati ns which have been reported i demand a* the present tune. It from seven states in the region—Mm-ould bring higher wheat prices which npsota. I wa, Missouri. Kansas. Ne->'ght slow down the feed-wheat pro-' braska, and North anu South Dakota, ram in feed deficit areas, ] Most of the infractions. Mather said,
The eeon mists suggest that the concerned food distribution order
* w system of parity computation! No 1. familiar to housewives through-ight hive unexpected effects at the j out the country as the prohibition on
Enforce Food Rules
Rev. ‘M. C. Carstensen
'ose of the war. If the farm wage vel falls rapidly with the return of he soldiers, the parity level will fall other and faster then would have been the case had parity been compu-
the sale of sheed bread.
ted without considering farm labor costs including w.iges, family help and owners time