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YOU LXXI, No. W
TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 1913MT. PLE IS ANT, IOWA
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By PaULMm.I.ON ' IJ-
•‘t tm ;?,< t by King Features 8yn-*n i; Itodu( < ion in Full or
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Navy Reports On Recent Pacific Battle
Cadets To Slay In Hall And Harlan Hotel
They’ll Do It Every Time - - -
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to cure specific
Hall Girls Will Move To Frat Houses
Die 400 army cadets expected here e first oi ’he month for training at va Wesleyan will be hou ed in Her-in the Harlan hotel, the men will be quar* building according to • t the Iowa Wesleyan
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re ldmg in Hershey Hail will I the three fraternity hoases - - ! na Phi Epsilon house, the 1 Chi Alpha iiou.se and the Phi j eta house - - under the ar-n being worked out While tor considerable readjustment
rK ’ild be sa' i>fartory both ; ia.ll girls and for the frater-j The numoei of men in the
-• has wen greatly cut by the : the fraternities are willing hejj- houses to the college. Sterility men will find rooms lome.s. They expect to make ge within the nex’ few days le houses can be prepared for
y plans call for the feed-i the cadets at Hershey residing a? he Harlan t at the hall, probably at ifTerent hour from those! he hall so that all can be irmnoda ed.
President Stanley B Karl Ellis and the Icrwa ruit% are working out rie-ug tire instruction course*, iacuity rncmb*T& will be hift will be made to o her by some of the present «k* care of th#' new work.
Classy Carthage Quintet To Play Here Tonight
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a al basketball ian.s vs ill have ai ituni y *o sec two top-notch con-, this w* ok at the college gym as
Catthage college meets the Tiger. Tuesday night in a non-conferencc f: ay and St. Ambrcse visits the loca 1. on Friday.
The Carthaee Rtdnru n polished ofl Western Illinois State Normal las; Friday night for their seventh straight , a in. Ra ed by Dunkei only a few j pr in - below Big Ten average. Carth-i age will bring to Mt. Pieasant some oi th- finest basketball entertainment of the vc ar. With a pivot man topping i six feet by a wide margin, the Redmen have been able to develop a series oi j very effective close-in plays and to control the ball off me backboard
The Tigers have isidtrably in their md a hard fough
Local Students We*,eyan Board To Meet 31oreMen
* The Iowa Wesleyan board of trustees will convene at low 1 Wesleyan on We.h day for the mid-year meeting.
In Class 1-A
*iy acc nw hil# I> an van fa r- gardi new and s imentf
Superior In Debate; First In MhV I SC Blood
Radio Speaking i jror Armed Forces
List Announced By Selective Service Office
Alan McCoid and Wynona Smutz K|<mkj |}ank \V«»uld Be Available’
were ranked a? superr r d nater a* j
the Coe Invitational high school tour- ■ " Needed
nament held in Cedar Rapids last j ----
week. Wynona also won the i *di< speaking contest, placing highest ii
CHANCE MADE IN I.W.C. PROCRAM
a fie id of five speakers.
Alan won a rating of excellt original oratory’,
The local debate team, consisting of Darlene Adams Sally Ristine, Winona, and Alan paced fifth among the sixteen schools entered, being out-i ar.ked by Fcrt Dodge, Davenjiort Burlington, and West Waterloo.
the blood our ainv-d pointed out
ire a n ur iptoyees i i** mo-t c on the opper n iin'*n clei
; >o i < w i loss, it W'lil | jer of employees, j , not suitJ to fill 1 iciai manpower de i arms, for instance, j ies. They will be * ks with the least ex- j iencv .
do precision work »n J •ational training but v individual elements i personal phy
Organ Will Be Dedicated; String Kiwanis Officer
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_V lsits Local (luh
Blood donated her** bank may be used f forces, il needed, it Anas pointed out today. Whhe the blood bank is primarily for civilian use, it might be turned over to the armed forces should they call for it.
The blood bank is unilar to that so widely publicized in connection with t the saving of live- of soldiers and sailors who have been wounded in ac-[ i lion. It will be available here ior use j in emergency cases.
Persons who want to donate blood should report to the high school, phone 227, or the Mt. Pleasant News, phone 19, by Saturday of this week
Favor Short Thc blood W*R be t*ken When a mobile unit conv-.', here on February 24
A change in program for the recital . t c college chapel Wednesday even- (’|ub ing has been made necessary by last
minute difficulties developing in the
w >rk >:« t .*• net organ. ; -
The organ, although not ready to be An official visitation to the local
played, will be dedicated as planned Kiwanis club was made by Lieut. Gov
and the college choir will present the Wayne Sawieil of Burlington, Nlon-J I A IVf
11 1 v .motet Gallia'' by Charles Gounod. In- hay evening. flxXiTI I*
’ V>:. ;^>J j -tead of an organ recital there will be He spoke to the group in a humor-j
11 1 ‘^.string trio composed of faculty mem- ous vein and then left some serious j
......I ber> of he department of music oi thoughts with the men. Alter the i
he tran si: ion - a ppren-
Another group ol Henry County men have been classified in I-A, the Selective Service office announced to-1 again day. The new list includes:
Leonard L. Truitt Elmer George Phillips Ivan Russell Knous Richard Glenn Hileman James Roy Wick,
Warren Richard Burns Robert Vane Harper Orval Baird Conard Vern Harry Trueblood Darrel LeRoy Mitts Richard LaVerne Thompson William Harold Herbert John Taylor Hull Eugene Benjamin Stauffer Leonard Max Dotson Hector A. Magana Robert James Moyle James Christopher Kauffman Stace Edw'ard Klopfenstein Benjamin Thomas House Leonard L^o Wagner
much cl ti been improving las few game game is in prospect.
Friday night the St. Ambrose Beas. who are burning up the Iowa conference, c< m*' to Wesleyan for the last g,ime cf the season on the local floor Ha vita defeated the Tigers by a score cf C2 o 39 in their previous meeting at Dmnport they will undoubtedly be quite confident of repeating but if the locals are as hot as they were against Penn las week anything can happen.
S' Ambrose Ss now leading th league as a result of Luther’s upset at the hands of Upper Iowa and this puts the Tigers in their old familiar role of champion killer, past years have seen many earns on the sure road to z conference championship upset on the local floor and it mav happen
Persons willing to give blood will be notified of the hour they are to ap-j Harold Eugene Cole pear. Fred Hall Grant
Russell Hugo Johnson Donald Everett Marshall
i» dm to the differences In sal that even these most hopeful; of the move seem limited.
ly, the laying off of such a j grr it group or workers in the 32 de-j
creed centers, or later on a national, ... ill riot iTiei*t the specific man- ‘ power requirem nis in certain specific j lines, < ven* in a general way. |
T1IM ORI>F.R also is ol doubtful per-sonal value to those (mioyees who rc- j
the State University of Iowa. Themeetlng- Mr- Sawteil met with the j Water Flowing Level With Dam group includes viclin, viola and piano, hn^d directors.
The program, which will follow the
banquet at Hershey Hall, will go on
Dr. M. W. Munger of the club lecture course committee, presented a
she air at 8:30 p. m.
The audience is plan t0 have an abbreviated lecture 0 _series at the college in the near future requested to be seated prior to 8:2a.
to take the place of the five-number
at Oakland Mills
OWEN IS RELEASED
An ice jam in Skunk river below Oakland Mills has caused the water level to rise to near the flood stage Institute of International Understand- 1 and ice had packed up above the dam
Accidentally Shot While Hunting
COUNTY WOMEN TO PUT ON WAR BOND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
U.S. Loses Two Ships; Japs Lose Fifteen
J. S. Cruiser Chicago And Destroyer bunk
Thi' Women s Committee of thi Henry County War Savings Staff will be on an intensive educational campaign in advance of and during the War Bond Pledge Campaign scheduled to start here February 22nd, Mrs Vv. J Grimmer, County Women's Chau man. announced this week.
The educational campaign, as outlined by Mrs. Grimmer is expected to reach virtually every woman in the county. It will be presented before womens clubs, rural township women’s groups and, in some instances will be presented to women in their homes. Virtually all the women's
Washington, D. C. <INS) — The navy reported today that the American land victory on Guadalcanal was preceded by seven days of furious air md naval action over 100.000 square .niles of sea in which the United States heavy cruiser, Chicago, and me unidentified destroyer were sunk md 15 Japanase warships and supply vessels were sunk or damaged.
The Japanese losses were listed officially as two destroyers sunk, four destroyers probably sunk and six lestroyers, one Corve te, arid two car-,0 ships damaged. In adotion, the apanese lost, more than 6o airplanes.
In a complete report on the battle •vhich occurred between January 29 md February 4, the navy disclosed hat 22 Uimed States planes and vhree motor torpedo boats were lost n a series of engagements around the vital southern Salomons which the United States now controls.
The navy, in its communique, stat-d these totals included all known American and Japanese losses and idded that personnel casualties aboard he heavy cruiser, Chicago, "were not large.”
The Japanese originally claimed that n this action American losses were wo battleships and three cruisers unk aud one battleship and one cruiser damaged.
According to the communique there vas no big scale fighting between Kjwerful American and Japanese forc-“S but the action consisted mainly of scattered engagements over the largp sea area between United States and Japanese planes and smaller craft.
Red Army Sweeps Across Wide Area
Moscow, Russia <INS - Red army columns swept forward across a wide area cf the southern Ukraine todav In an effort to trap retiring German forces fleeing fr m Rostov through the lower Donets basin.
As columns to the north increased the pressure on the large steel center of Kharkov, other Soviet forces liberated scores of localities between Voroshilovgrad and Rostov.
Srviet commander', fought armored
club organizations of the county will I spearheads toward the Sea cf Azov
hear the War Bond Pledge Cam->aigii message at some time within he next ihree weeks Two methods will be used to pre-
Walter Jerrel Brought From Washington
UNDER $5,000 BOND
ing series which the Rotary and Kiwanis clubs have sponsored jointly the
Walter Jerrel, accidentally shot in a i hunting accident near Washington
as a result of the jam.
The water level was about two ^et j Sunday was brought to the Memorial
last three years, but which was can- J below the road neai Oakland and was | hospital from the Washington county
in the direction of Taganrog. 40 miles west of Rostov, in the hope of trapping retreating Nazi columns.
At noon the high command issued sent the campaign to women. The a communique reporting the capture tirst will be through brief speeches • of 20 inhabited localities west ot oefore club groups and by means ! Shakhty, 45 miles northeast of Rcs-ol question and answer programs. The tov. atter a battalion of motorized m-sceond means will be through play- | fan try was routed, lets and skits presented by members Several localities west of Likhaya of the various organizations. These in the Ukraine were liberated and programs have been written by prom- considerable war material seized, riv-ment Iowa women for the Iowa War booty included 44 tanks
Savings Staff of the U. S. Treasury
Southwest of Vorcxshilov.sk, the com-nurique said, 400 Germans were kill -3d while another 120 were siain cn a
”Our goal in the campaign is to uet every woman in our county to d fferent sector, back the coming Pledge Campaign,” In Chuguyev
— ceiled this year for various reasons,
Ralph William Owen, Jr.. held in Tbe cjuP vojeC} unanimously to join
Residents at Oakland had not determined how far down river the jam
the 30 5>ercent j bond because he failed to report for short, series which likely will consist . had occurred, bu; presumed it was
I inHti/'t inti ir»tn thn ormoH fnrrPC IID • , r ^ A /-.nn mn_ ! .* ____
up even with the dam.
main in their jobs, since they will be
iequired to do all of the work oi their! federal jail at Ottumwa under $5,000 with the Rotary club in sponsoring the
departed workers ! .
i t :. , in pay, j induction Into the armed forces un- Cf two lecture programs and one mu-1 against one of the bridges
Thus what sounded and seemed likelier the Selective Service, provided the sicai program 1
m • » to pu 'his nation into »lb0Hd and was released from jail, word secretary
effort on a 48-hour week and | received here Monday stated, increase our war production yet must
prove ,t» value in practice j Initiation Held , ---
for, FACTOR ADMITTED
value in practice Tiw effect on inflation can hardlvi be measured. Salary
; the club average attendance for four meetings last month was 99,7, which is a record high.
Iowa Alpha of Sigma Phi Epsilon
those employees who are not laid off
income and i announces the formal initiation of
Mark Weston of Lockridge, and Harold Montross of Millersburg on Jan.1
will ^well the national tend to increase inflation problems. Tins will be offset by whatever de-
TO FEDERAL PRISON
FOUR CALLED FOR INDUCTION
they had The effect on inflation, therefore, dep< nds oil that incalculable point.
Till TBOURU with the B.vmessys tun is the same old one of centralized government eon'rol, Here again is the typical eoonnni’st and college professor approach. They never believe in uuing any situation by direct remedy
They would ; hertage of labor cn the farm, for in stance, by directly taking some soldiers with farm experience and putting tbun to a plow they know how to run. They have to devise cunning national economic ti< vices whic^h may be j tiny pf ilia on a button from Washington
Cedar Rapids, Iowa (INS) — John
f hr uhn arp ludi17- and Gordon Ellis of Newburgh, N. (JakP ’he Barber* Factor, Chicago,
MO * inromc n! hosf ' L nd Alan Zickefoose of Mt Pleas- Ulincto. was admitted to Fort Leaven- J *..... ‘
oil i diminished m whatever new jobs Y*> and Alau Zlck 050 or Pi nenitentiarv todav it was dis-1Coopor*
ant on February 14. Also the formal worth penitentiary toaay, n was cus j
pledging of Emil Vansh of Woodward clased nt Cedar Rapids, maiking his,
and Morrell RuBey ol Norwalk. Conn. Ilrst Prlson conlmemenl in frequent
------involvements with the law concerning j
Factor and his confederate, Henry; Bernstein, also of Chicago, sentenced;
Four men will go from here early i next week to report for final examination and induction into the armed •forces if they pass. The four are j Lloyd Pressley Smith, Dan Waynt Ford. Ira Samuel Kreiger and Dee
•hospital in the Cookes ambulance thi> j Mrs. Grimmer said, morning.
Jerrel was shot ^ FIRE DESTROYS SCHOOL
was taken to the Washington county hospital Sunday evening. He is reported as getting along very well, but is very weak because of loss of blood He and his brother, Harlan, and friends west of Washington were hunting together during the afternoon The gun, which was leaning again; f a tree, fell over and the charge struck Mr. Jerrel, He is an employee at tlm Iowa Ordnance plant.
area, 22 miles southeast cf threatened Kharkov, a number of Nazis were taken prisoner when the Russians crossed an important center cf resistance Several localities were occupied on another sector of this front where 300 German;-, were
Hillsboro — A fire of unknown or- killed, igin completely destroyed the Even- ----
ing Star school southwest of Hills- ENSIGN ENSMINGER’S
more things and create ten times more problems than the one they are trying to cure
, , . .. . . , in federal court in connection with;
The hedging restrictions which Mt. 1
. _ oc , c whiskey warehouse receipts dealings,-
McNutt began to issue within 36 houis - . , •
not think of fixing the j after delivery of the plan may event- !eJ110VPt 1 m inn r'un y | in Mt. Pleasant on February 26, local Center fireman, each suffered a brok
nn ihe farm for in- uallv whi’ tie its effect down to nothing as nlg 1 ' i merchants Announced todav pn leer and face iniuries. Hasbro ur!-:
TWO IN HOSPITAL;
15 OTHERS ARE INJURED
Grundy Center, Iowa, 'INS)— Two to what will lie done with the schol-j persons were in a hospital today, nd 15 others had lesser injuries alter c ; dry cleaning plant blast in Grundv (Center late yesterday afternoon.
Glenn Sanders, operator of the
boro on Sunclav evening. The children’s books, most of the library
books, the teacher’s desk, and some —-—•-
of the other equipment was saved George Duccff. 4H-*4
by quick response of neighbors and avenue, Chicago, III., announces the townspeople who rushed to the scene engagement of his is er. Wanda Du-The fire was discovered about 9:30 ccff, daughter of the late Mr. and Mi
by nearby neighbors who saw the D Ducoff, to Ensign O'to G Ensming-1)1 a zing roof. rr. U. S. N. R., son '>i Mi and Mrs.
Mrs. Dale Bolev Is “the teacher and Walter T. Ensminger. Salem. Iowa plans have not yet been completed as Ensign Ensminger is a graduate of
Iowa Wesleyan college class of 1941.
H‘ is a member of S.gma Phi Epsilon fraternity, and is now on active du y in tlie Canal Zone.
irs for the rest of the scliool year.
SECOND IN SCORING
The annual Dollar Day. will be held plant, and James Hasbrouek. Grundy
j merchants announced today. en leg and face injuries,
j They have decided to give residents also suffered burns.
*n t he
by limiting the number of industries . .
and areas affected. That may yet Justice Stricken 'of the Mt. Pleasant trade territory the | Damage to the e; tablishmerr wa
prove to be the best result possible. Dallas, Texas (INS*—Supreme court usual opportunity for savings despite estimated at $5,000.
But, if the prescribed formula doe.j justice Frank Murphy of Detroit was rhe effect of tlie war on merchandise. The explosion occurred while fite
he jobs it set cut to do, it taken seriously ill today and rushed Further details concerning the Dol- men were playing a stream of wate
will be a miracle, and Mr. Byrnes will from the Love Field Airport to a Dal- lar Day values will be announced in cit a fir: th°t had t en d.sover ■; ) numl t (
Warner. Iowa Wesleyan ins coring ace, now ranks second ^on .born tod a iven.ge iu*mbcr of points h*
MEMORIAL HOSriTU. NOTES
Mr. and Mrs. Albeit Pickering of New London are the parents of a baby
Tom Jennings was admitted and has scored in each Iowa conference w;jj undergo an appendectomy Wed* game. Wagnfr’s average is 13. Fvo posday.
Sjechlocha of 8*mpson i; jpenderi for Tins ’ disiru sed are: Mrs. Minn**
n all time confrren.c' record in t'tai eolem n. Mrs. Walter Henry aud neints. He row has 2051 labv s n, Mrs. Tom Newton and taby
Generally, they upset ten times be a miracle man.
las private hospital.
the News soon.
in the plant basement at 5:30 p. m. j or 12 . m
n a vet
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n a*:d Mrs. Bt