Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - February 27, 1943, Mount Pleasant, IowaVALID RATION STAMPS
SuKar ll - Feb. 1-Mar. 15 (Each stamp, Three pounds) Coffee (I lh.) - Feb. 8-Mar. 21 Gasoline No. 4-Jan. 21-Mar.21
THE MT PLEASANT
VALID RATION STAMPS
Fuel Oil 3 - - - Until Feb. 20
(Each stamp, ll gallons) Fuel Oil 4 - - - Until Apr. 12
Each stamp, ll gallons
VOL. LXXL No. IO
Panthers Lose To Keokuk Chiefs
Defeated ll to 25; Enter Meet at Winfield Next Week
SAT! RDAY, FEIL 27. 1943
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
The Mt Pleasant Panthers ran up again.,t mote than they bargained for Friday night when they met the Keokuk Chiefs in the last Little Six basketball game of the season and were walloped 44 to 25.
I the in ! quarter the Chiel. took an early lead and the Panthers were unable to stop the offense of the Chiels and themselves unable to make many baskets that might have given them the inspiration to win their last game.
The inst quarter score was Keokuk l»i. £44 Pleasant ti. Dean Rich who pmycu a bangup bail game all the way through lot the Pantners, made ah st* points in the first quarter.
it. the second quarter the Panthers were still unable to overcome the lead that the Chiefs had racked up. did increase their half-time score 8 points to the Chiefs 9. and tor a tune it looked like the Panthers might stage a rally and come ahead, but they could not keep up the pace and tile half ended 25 to 14 in iavor of the Chiels in the third quarter the Chiefs really began to move with one basket after anet tier being made From this quarter on Hie Keokuk five had little fear of the Panthers catching up with them and they settled down to steady playing with the Panthers trying desperately to make more points Graham accounted for 5 of tire eleven points made rn this quarter by the Chiefs with the other six being distributed evenly among the other players. In the last quarter tine Panthers made only three ponits to Keokuk s 8.
Two of the starting five for Keokuk marie 15 points each. They were Bob Graham, and Schmidt. Schmidt i, in second place in the Little Six ling conference with Knochneff of Muscatine in first place.
The Mf Pleasant Panthers will en-ti-i the .sectional basketball tour na-l ien* next week at Winfield.
Candidate Aviation Cadets At I.W.C
Red Armies Smash Ahead
They’ll Do It Every Time - - -
Nazi Gain Wiped Out By Russians
(fourth. I 1 • •
Krabill I ■ Klopfenstein, c
Messer, g .....
filch, g .......
Anderson, f .. A’bu< kl»*. f Pounds, c Donald, f Carnahan g .
FO ...I . I
.. 0 .. I .. 6 AQ ...I ,..0 ...2 ...0 .12
Eg ley, f .............3
Graham, f Sthmidt, c ...
Frazer, g ......
Damnan, g Nelson, g Williams, g . •
C-elty. f ......
M cG aug hey, g
Largamarcino. f ......0
McMannus, cl .......2
Warnock, c ........0
Score by quarters: Ut 2nd 3rd 4th F
Mt Pleasant .......6 14 22 25—2.
Keokuk ........... 16 25 36 44-44
Official: Art Sameulson.
44Mo row, Russia <INS>- A desperate Jet man effort to recapture the town A Kiamatorsk, midway between Ros--v and Kharkov, had ended in a mashing enemy defeat following a .Joody two day battle, a Soviet command reported today as Russian columns smashed ahead on the southern nom.
At a heavy sacrifice of shock troops and motorized equipment, the Nazis succeeded in driving a w*edge Into Russian positions in a series of lv*avy counter attacks. But this gmn was wiped out and the whole enemy force thrown back from the outskirts of the town, tip* Soviet midnight communique said.
In the two day battle the Germans lost 1,000 men killed, 22 tanks and 15 planer
The Germans claimed occupation of Kramattrsk on Fnday, but this was not conceded in Soviet circles.
The noon communique told of con-timu'dSoviet successes in the Krama-tor: k area and new gains southwest of | VOiiwhuovgrad in the Donets basin J where a large number of Germans and satellite remnants are trapped in a de* p pocket The bitter German el-cri to regain footholds in Kiamatorsk was for the purpose of relieving pressure on its forces almost encircled in the area between Satlino and Vero-1 shilovgrad,
Rommel’s Forces In Fruitless Assaults
Allied Headquarters in North Africa f I NS)—Thrown back in south central Tunisia by spirited allied counter attacks, Field-marshal Erwin Rommel's army carried out a number of fruitless assaults against American and British positions in the north today.
While Flying Fortress bombers raided the poll of .Gabes and sank or damaged a large axis merohantship in the Straits of MLessian. allied ground forces beat back a number of enemy jabs in th e Goubeilatbou
/so . / BOOKKEEPING' BAW
IO HEAR HIM / |T All SEEmS 50FUTILE , TELL ST VERMIN I PUTTIWA LITTLE FIGURES “,Ar- ''MJ / IN BOOKS WUEH BPAVE a
( MEN ARE GIBING TUE IR ’ ' A— AT THE FRONT! I V TELL yoni IP ITS ONL.V / PUTTING MUB CAPS ON J ( JEEPS/ I VE GOT TO S \ DO SOMETHING TO J ( HELP WIN THIS Cl A
WAS-OH, SO ANXIOUS TO GET INTO SOME KIND OF ESSENTIAL DEFENSE WORK-
Until— he flunked his "PHvsical" And the DRAFT BOARD CLASSIFIED HIM AS
( HEV! VERM-LOOK-/ EVERVBODV UNDER, ( 38 NOT IN UNIFORM
, HAS TO HAVE A WAR
I JOB BV APRIL ;
SO WHAT ? \
thats vour \ WORRV-not
MINE — IM IN
Four Jap Vessels Blasted By Bombs
Twenty Ships Are Destroyed In Four Days
Hershey Hall Now Filled With Soldiers
United Nations Headquarters in Australia (INS)—Four more Japanese! v* els, including a 5.000 ton cargo ship, were blasted in the course of wirie-spre d bombing raids Friday on enemy bases in the New Guinea area, an official communique reported today.
Come Here On Special Train This Morning
Bishop Magee Will Open Week of Dedication
List Chairmen Save The Pigs For Red Cross1 Will Be Topic
Historic Hershey Hall, Iowa Wesleyan girls dormitory for the last 46 J years, today was filled with soldiers. In four days of continuous raids on Candidate Aviation Cade s, member., Japanese island outposts. 20 ships of the new Army Air Forces Air Crew have been destroyed or damaged by College Trining Detachment Th/* bombers under the command of Gen- unit. the first to be established in oral Douglas MacArthur. .Iowa, arrived early today on a special
The 5,000 ton vessel was trapped in Burlington troop train, and were in Wewak harbor and .smashed and rook- charge of Lie ut. M Meaner and four cd with direct hits and near misses by non-commissioned officers. After roll 500 pound bombs c»3 they were turned over to Capt. C
Wide damage was reported also in T. Herbert, commanding officer at the an attack en the airdrome and disper- school.
sal arca at Wewak The runways was The air corps soldiers, whose ages torn with heavy explosions, and a range lrom 18 to 23, were marched number of grounded planes were be- from the s anon to the college cam-lieved to have been destroyed in the pus where they received a big ovation dispersal area. from the regular students, whose usual
Three mall enemy vessels, of 1,000 academic courses will be maintained. tons or less, were damaged in a at- The men to be trained here are all tack off P< well Point No direct hits high school graduates whose instruc-were observed, but probably fell all tion will be on a college freshmen a mind the enemy ships which were level, Dr Sanley B Niles, President
Workers In Red Cross Are Announced
The list cf American Red eros ward fund committees for Henry c'.ua •> under General Chairman Geo. O. Van Allen are: Waul one, John G I 'Abraham. Mary Williams. C. A. Cott-
Special Meeting: Here Tuesday for Farmers
A decreased rate of pig mortality is essential to the attainment A increased supplies ot pork, according ,n Howard S. Burke?,, president of the
Reserve ( ailed
yell; ward two, O B Taylor, William j Henry County Farm Bureau
Walters, Glen Nihart; ward three, i M: E. A. Hayes, E E Smith, Rev. J
SJ Welsh; ward four Harold Carroll, John W Mf-teal!. Mrs. Eugene C Mc-j Cold; Scott township. Brooks E Mel-I Acker. Glen R. Arthaud, T. T, Warners. Ar: Johnson; Wayne, Rev. Albert I Tinberg. Harold Toiander. Ronald j Met liger; 'Jefferson, Max Kauffman,
■ Lyle Zthr, M. G. Roth; Trenton, CUL
__* ford Wilson, Dale Klopfenstein. Ev-
B.shop J. Ralph Magee with Epi - J erett scarff; Baltimore. Mrs. Frank Arada area, capturing 400 prisoner* copal residence in De* Moine- will Waiz. Roy V. Lee, Mrs w. T. Parsons; and knocking out 7 German tanks preach the sermon at a special youth ^ Marion. Verne Wright, Oliver Tacken-with the loss of only one. I service at 10:45 Sunday morning, open- jjjo^ Leslie Anderson; Canaan, F. G.
The enemy attacks were made in ing the Week of Dedication a tiie, Mayer, Mrs. Howard O herman, Mrs.
the Maieur Valley close to Bidi Nsir, First Methodic church. His sermon j wes|ey corey; New London, Donald J.
at Jebel Mansour and south of Med- J theme will be “Youth Looks to ne FU- Mary Rauscher: Center. Glen P
jez-El-Bab as well as Bou Arada. jture." The appearance Sunday morn- j Campb* Wright, Merton
All were repulsed. Heavy enemy jng will be the Bishop s first in a four wright; Tippecanoe. L. D. Rockwell, casualties were reported in the offi- day visit to Mt. Pleasant as ne guest walter crane; Salem, township, Salem cial communique of the north Africa 0f Wesleyan. The college choir, under town Harry Stevens Leah Beery, W
high command. The main force of t^e direction of Prof. S. C Ham, will j w gimjjdg^ Jackson township, Loren
British and American troops continued sing -Let Every* Tongue Adore Thee' Fvary, Elijah Becker. Raymond Han to follow up retreating German troops by Bach. The church choir will sing north of Kasserine. I the responses. Gordon Rhodes, Wes-
Two enemy planes were shot down ievan soloist will sing “O Lord Most
in the course of the day*’s operation, Holy’’ by Franck. Two college seniors
while a third German craft went wm participa*e in the ritual, Miss down under fire from the enemy’s Margaret Bentzinger reading Scrip-own anti-air craft guns
of the college, said. Their studies will include mathematics, physics, geography, English and a strenuous physical training program. T en hours of dual flight instruction will be given them during the five months they are at
_ Iowa Wesleyan after which they will
Students in the army enlisted re- be qualified for primary flight train-serv/s at Wesleyan received their no- ing as aviation cadets in the Army Arr Hee to report for active duty yester- Corps.
day They will report March 12 at The soldiers asked many questions Camp Dodge. Iowa. the reception cen- about Mt. Pleasant as they were awaiter designated for processing and as- ing roll call after leaving the coaches signment. Fifteen students will thus “What is the population?" "When do
will hold' a special livened. "hValih lrave •>» r mPl,s at one Ume' th* * e eatr a,ld °0v,r5 quickly on-
largest group to do so since the War swered Their first meal at the college
The Henry County Farm Bureau
and sanitation meeting as a part of the organization’s efforts in the field of assisting farmers in the war production effort at the Braselton Hotel
Knight Advanced In Red Cross Work
nah; State hospital. Robert Hannah.
Missing After Air Raid
in Mt Pleasant, March 2nd, at I OO P M Mr. Burke? announced today.
Dr. R. c. Surface, a competent livestock man, will go intojhe details on vaccination, swine diseases, and sanitation at the meeting. Farmers attending the meeting will be given .Nj opportunity to discuss actual livestock disease problems and general livestock management.
“Even though you never intend to vaccinate your hog1' yourself, >ou 1 should know when it is done correctly j and you should know how to properly care for hogs both before and after
vaccination'’ Barkey said MORE INFORMATION
Among those who will be on the program are: Dr. R. C. Surface and H. E.
Cook, district organization field man.
With the increased numbers of livestock and poultry on farms this year,
began Those leaving are:
Jack R Bot'-rfr. Richland Pe'e V ’DeGard. Seymour.
Kenneth O Dtehl. Beaver.
Jack Dusenberry, Mi Pleasant. Donald O Edwards. Mf Pleasant. Roger W Farmer, Kellerton. Robert’ Humphrey. Burlington. William Prevallet, Wilmette, 111 Glenn E Scarff. Mt. Pleasant.
Jack M Setterberg, Battle Creek Michigan.
Roger Bill" Severt, Fremont.
Earl C Turner. Mt. Pleasant Robert D. Vandenberg, Hillsboro. Flank Holly Wagner. Danville. Robert O Wishman, Monticello.
consls’ed of scrambled eggs, sugar rolls, cereal, oranges, coffee and milk I "That’s the best meal I’ve had since I left home " one of them remarked after he had finished.
! According to Capt. Herbert the men will be confined to quarters this week end but will be given open post next Saturday from three p. rn . until midnight, and until ten o'clock on Sunday.
After being assigned to their quarters they answered sick call and were drilled on the campus. Instruction will begin Tuesday.
i The men are from various states in the middle west, Illinois. Iowa, Indiana. and Wisconsin being Well represented.
REGARDING DELL AND Judge Holds OPA
smith wedding Rent Rule Illegal
ture, and Kenneth Porter offering the prayer. President S anley B. Niles will introduce the bishop. Mrs. L. P. RLstine will preside at the 'organ, and London, *Eng. (BNS)—British heavy the pastor of the church. Rev. George
Cologne Bombed Again By R.A.F.
London, Eng. GNS . , j amu*, is missing, iwn/
bombers smashed the often-bombed g. Hunt, will lead ’he hour of *or-|Flying Forress rHld
! Cologne in western Germany during ship.
____the night in an unusually heavy as- Tire first of five evening hours of
Ta n Knight"will become a General sault, the air ministry announced to- worship during the Week cf Derhca-
XM ppm("Vutative under Chapter day. The raid completed a 24-hour tion comes on Sunday evening with
the Midwestern Area of I round the clock raids on the Reich Miss Harriet Bandage the soloist,
London, Eng. (INS)—Headquarters cf the European theater of operation
announced today that Robert P. Pos,. a correspondent of the New York Times, is missing following yesterday’s
!T?''IL!-trvnNan»n»l M «*<«>(«* Europe that has not and the minister preaching on the
— — of this ap- been equalled in Its sustained intens- subject “What is Dedication?___° QP MARKETING
Pest was among a number of newspapermen permitted to fly in one of the huge planes and witness the attack.
Miss Betty June Dell, daughter of Tenant Loses Suit To and with farm labor at a premium in Ml. and Mrs Carr0|1 ^ 0, Bushne)l.
nearly all sections, farmers must exer- I1|lnois amJ stgff &IE[u1t Jean I tiling l,evei
cise great care in management if they pau, Sm,,hi Mn 0( Mr and Mrs c E -
are to avoid a costly epidemic and out- gmith 0f tbjS c,ty were unjted in South Bend, Ind.—The delegation break of diseases. Proper feeding. marriane at "Greta Green,” home of of rent contro1 powers to the office of sanitation and disease prevention the Rov and Mrs L L Roberts in Price administration was held un-through the use of serums and virus Yuma, Arizona. The Rev. Roberts constitutional today by Judge Thom-will be stressed at the meetings. read the double ring ceremony on ^ Slick of the Northern Indiana
Saturday afternoon, February 20th United States District couit
"In my opinion,” he said ,“con-ress never intended to delegate
Meet In Africa
af 3:00 o’clock Marine Corporal and
Mrs. John Welts attended the couple.
The bride was attired In a light thls amn‘Potent P°TOr (the riBhf
arbitrarily to, fix rent at certain
ity, observers said. Tuesday evening Miss Helen O’Dean
The attack came just 24 hours after will be the soloist, and Dr. J. W Pot-a devastating raid on the southern ter will preach, having for his theme,
German city of Nuremberg, and a ‘ Deepening Devorion to Gol ' On
series of daylight raids by American Wednesday evening Miss’Helen Simon . n 4tnre November l" and has work-1 Fortresses and Liberators on the will sing and the minister. Rev. Hunt,
p. * h if? iowa chapters. He will I northern German port of WUhelmsha- will have for his sermon-subject
ed - ven, and RAF smashes at Dunkirk, on "Deepening Devotion to Others " Mr.
the French coast, and the submarine chester Morgan sings on Thursday supply depot at Rennes, in Brittany. ! evening arid President Niles preaches: “Cologne was very heavily attacked "Deepening Devotion to the Church . during the night,” said the air minis- Tile final evening service on Friday try announcement. ; will find Mr. Gordon Rhodes the solo-
‘The weather was clear but a ground ist and Dr. L. L. Weis, District Superhaze obscured the targets. , intend eat. the preacher. “The Dedi
cation of Ail.” All of these services n a I twill be a* 7:30. and the public is in-
Price Control On L„d to attend.
itri J -p nmJcof| The Week of Dedication is observed T? neat I rOmiSvQ in 42,000 Methodist churches in Amor-Washington, D.C. (INS*—Capitulat- lea. Its purpose is to give (he eight ing t-o congress in the row over consid- million Methodist iii this country an
n nun red that rules have been liberal- Aeration of benefit payments in fixing opportunity for united prayer and the
iaed. and that a few Iowans engaged ' — *"
in gainful occupations and eligible for “C” gasoline cards, may make application for purchase of a new car, al-
March 15. Notification pointmen! came to him this week from the Midwestern Area office at Saint Louis.
Knight has been a Special Representative for the 1943 War Fund Cam-
ccntinue that work through the month of March, after which the work as a General Field Representative will begin.
IOWANS WILL HAVE 734 CARS FOR PURCHASE
Des Moines, Iowa. (INS)—Iowans -v. in have 734 automobiles for purchase in March - - 147 more than in February - - the Iowa Office of Price Administration said today.
At the same time, the office an-
MEATS OVER QUOTA
Sioux City Ic wa. (INS)—A complain! on file in federal court at Sioux City today charged the Spencer packing Company, of Spencer. la., with slaughtering cattle and hogs and marketing the meats in excess of the company's quota.
The accusation was made by Hie office of price administration through its counsel, Donald D. Holdoegel. and George O'Malley, enforcement attorney for the OPA in Iowa.
The suit asked for an injunction against the company.
NICE MODERN HOME ON S. JEFFERSON SOLD
levels) to the OPA, and. if it was o intended, the act, under such construction, is unconstitutional.”
The opinion, which may be far teaching. wfas handed down in a de
blue suit with navy biue accessories and wore a corsage of w*hite roses. Tile groom and his best man wore their Marine blues.
Mrs. Smith is a graduate of the Bushnell. 111. High School and Peoria School of Cosmetology. Before her clslon dismissing a tenants suit
marriage she was employed at the a*ainst a South Bend >andlord. Bushnell Beauty Shoppe. Mr. Smith graduated from the Mt. Pleasant
High School in 1939, attended the Uni- , , ,
versify of Iowa for two years and “ E>rovlried by law agal"'st
since has been serving with the Unit- hls l««Uord. Dirk M Johnson, for
ed states Marine Corps in California chM*lns., hte .."‘"'J*' $\° T..‘
■and on Guadalcanal.
After a short wedding trip in Ari-
, _ , ... triple damages covered a four month
zona and California, the couple will H 6
be at home at Laguna Beach, Calif. ^erlod
Their address is Post Office Box 501 SU1*“
Triple Damages Sought
Tile tenant, Edward Roach, had sought a judgment of $120, triple
month than the $35 ceiling which tv,n OPA fixed for the premises. The
SOCIAL AFTERNOON CHIB MEETS
! Tile members of the Social After-The meeting of a Mi Pleasant noon dub held their monthly mee ing brother and sister in Nor h Africa at the home of Mrs. Herbert Baker, f av
filed Sept 8, named Leon Henderson, then OPA czar, and Caff L. Hibberd. rent administrator for the South Bend area, as co-defendants. A hearing was held several monhts ago and Judge Slick took the matter under consideration until to-
P. J. Hurley & Son today report the i gained statewide publicity. Here are northeast, of town, on Thursday. *eb^.■ ^dwte
Harold Willits and Lieut, Dorothy 25. Fcurtem members and one guest, turns tnat ne congress unaer us
Willits, son and daughter of Mrs. Mrs. Ester Lauer, sister of the hostels. ’ war pcn'Pl*s’ *ULS aUt ™ ° reg^4ftC
Edith Willits, as they met "somewhere were present. After a short business prlces* t on ' y e °°ns u
*. , , , , tional inhibition against failure to
in North Africa. Harold, a membei meeting the afternoon was spent so-
m iwiwi rat. ava , ^ provide standards, the judge said rn
farm prices, the OPA today announced deepening of spiritual life. All are, .sale of the nice modern home belong-
it would soon set-up price control on challenged to re-dedicate themselves, I ing to Mrs. Julia H. Wilson, located
wheat. their service and subs ance to helping | on South Jefferson street, and now
The capitulation came as the OPA a needy world in today’s tragic hour.1 occupied by the Simmons family, to revealed that it had raised ceiling Tile week closes on Sunday. March 7, Mr. Frank Brodsky of this city. Mr.! of an army band, had bren stationed I dially and with sewing for the Red. ^ wrjtten opinion
prices en soft wheat flour by approxi- the Day of Dedication, with an im- Brodsky is employed at the Ordnance!in Ireland for *,,l,n" **'“-—
many months while Cross.
though not engaged in public health
Qj. directly in the defense effoit. , ,«w« — — - —------ - , . .
MiU.„h 0 not as of counties included mately 8% in the East, South and pressive consecration service in every Plant and buys this property for a, Lieut. Dorothy, an army nurse, had ai
„ ,Ti, church home. rived in Africa from the U. S. hostess, assisted by her sister, served coffee and nuts
Henry IO; Jefferson 8. Mid-west. WIU1VH*
At the close ef the afternoon the refreshments of ice cream, cookies,