Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - January 7, 1943, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
THE MT PLEASANT NEWS
VO!*, IAX!, No. 5THI RSI)AY, JAN. 7, 19*3
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
by PaulMallon J
* Ute ii uh a ay King Features Bynin at** I ■ Reproduction In Full or ■n par S' -tiv Prohibited.)
XX VS HIN (JI ON — IIH OI I GOING
Mi la on Handel-ion and th* la-main-inj; fuel ii rationers have not the " I iji hit" t Lira What they hive done
Will Strike Hard In Europe FR Declares
Tigers Lose In Overtime
They’ll Do It Every Time - - -
to the el.
Automen .mini it ei
Kina J home
■* same old
pi OI !<■ no* cr rationing They are tic us men tends of n t is. arui scil ply clo of t
coopery ti to come
Hot Battle With Central On Local Court
i WOO HOO
/ MRO M MOOCH
" I thebe s a cal-you on \ ^ ( My phone J
Find out who it I DEARIE st? IT A MAN? TELL THEM ( To CALL. back: I'm \
! 9usv- i'm expecting;
ITS PJ20BABL.V A COLLECTION ACjENCy-Boy • HAS SHE OOT CRUST'
The Ne XT THIN6 S *E Ll WANT IS R3R L.C To CET THEM LONO COr-?r>3 SOS WE CAN carry The phone
( PER "O HEIL •
S MOOR CALL. MADAM
The Iou a Wesley
first I: a i ConK iti: time battle with mej. from Pella tv hi re las! night Iou a Wfftkyan had bud
I :gers lost their gam** in an ove: -Cet frat uutch* con of 49 to 48
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( NOPE DRUST
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I RICHT AROUND J if
ll* mal - in a’, the hail tut Central
aune beak strong in the second half. Much of tin* remainder cl the g*me the two ti rn 1 re not mere than
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the reg -ulm*
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hot brit: a w;*
>k scoring honor
for theTwo Eg»s For Breakfast?
Wayland. 7 •»p. " u f * A eat two eggs for breakin -t ever;, rn em* mg Ik*fore you sit bac!: and vip'* your chin off v auld do well to be glad you're not in some of our larger cities. Even before rationing cf coffee, Mrs. Paul
R th wrote her lither. Andrew I --
Bahan t/ ..-re. that they in ply could . Alii?
r t ge? coffee nor butter and ne sent Enemies Have As fed rOf It,
n-r seine cf both. Others who have I They Will Get It
Gives Fighting Speech Before New Con'Tres
relatives in the east are deled oil three eggs a week. Ma* be we don’t have ju t what we'd like all of the
t Was him
time were .-till be thankful for.
very, very much to
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For a \ ii
Ina a VV fidel ai
be the worst wanter period
HIG III THERE. I
cierson s -inart yearn smart for mc Inst* cubic foot a ac of roan
imption of 4,325 cnl-■s* Washington win!-ut my allocation was what is proving to inter in the .ame
frond Mr Hen-men were not ad of measuring s. as even' heat-
oil th hi with hit
some cast sej needed, wha ceilings did not to run the winter at any .Stunk) living r nm . ceilings, left same dw<
3 fur-- only I with is. get more ea.s the man get enough iv temperature vt th two story .era with a pit-
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15Animal Claims All-Dav Program Here On
Allowed Total sign Farm Mobilization Day
Largest Single Claimant J. (j. Dutton
Domestic anmia: claims totalling
SI.841 20 were allowed by the board of -upeiv .son*. Sufficient money was availale in the fund to pay 95 per-cent cf the adjusted valuation of each claim.
The prices set by the board were: ewes, $7; registered ewes, flit buck' $11; lamb killed alter July I. $G; before July I $4: pig.' 8 cents a pound and chicken;'. 50 cents each Largest .single claim paid was to J. G. Dutton who received $245.50. The next high amount went to Bernard J. Menkc. v ho received $186. Lynn Wright received 5169; and Carl J. Robert.^, silo.
Trac or- will be the tanks, corn, nary preblems arising cut of increased soybean- and other farm products livestock production, machinery ra-wdl be the ammunition, and pitch-( • toning and aho the human angle and forks will be the bayonets in the bat- the blood bank will be among th-' Upfront which will be established at topics to be discussed at the morning Firm Mobilization Da’.- for Henry session.
county in M* Pleasant next Tue.-day.! Dinner will be served at noon at the Jan. 12. 'Legion home, after which a motion
In Chicago Tribune Pictures
Two yourg men from Henry county were pictured in the "Youth" at I wa State college at Ames with a story in the graphic section of the Chic go Sunday Tribune cf Jan. 3 John Bak-er, Sigma Chi, son of Mr. Wm. Bak-er of this city is a senior in Mechanical Engineering. Faul HaighL son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Haight of Wii field and great grandson of Mrs. Margaret Vin Svoc of this city, is a sen Lr in veterinary medicine enlisted in the army reserve.
To Grandview Position
j Mr. and Mrs D. E. Jones and sons Paul, Keith and Bradley cf Albia , were greeting friends and relatives in j the county recently. They were enroute to Grandview w here Mr J Hies has accented the superintendency of schools. Mr. Jones, formerly coach at Wayland, is an low : Wesley n gladiate.
Husk Neighbor s Corn
I The cbervance. which will be an all-day affair at .he American Legion I Heme. is part of the nationwide Farm Mobilization and will be climaxed by the radio address about three p. rn.. by President Roosevelt and Secretary
picture will be
A group of neigh bo I s went in en bown and a series of day the * past wreek and finished husk
ing Lloyd Kempt s eorn The field* were sc -oft th vt even the rubber tired wagons sank down to the axles It will be remembered Mr. Kemp! suffered injuries to one hand when caught in the picker earlier in the season.
brief talks will be given. These will include a representative from the Federated Women’s clubs, from the PT A. the Red Cross, fanning and business interests and the state AAA of Agriculture Wickard, Farm men committee. Each is expected to bring
and women as well as residents of some short message vi al to the war
towns of the county, are invited to at- ofTort.
tend all or part of tile meetings at the All w ill take place pi ior to the Legion home. I three o’clock broadcast which will be
The program will open at 10:30 in tuned in in order that all may hear the morning, L • Oscar Challman. the information direct from Wa slice un tv chairman for the event, said ing!on.
today in outlining the day's activities.! The annual meeting of the Sou Y\-
fariu goals and how eastern Iowa Co-operative Electric ness, a the homo of her daughter,
live.'tock association will be combined with the Mis. S S. Beam ai ip Winnetka, III.
MRS. C. J. TRAXLER
TAKEN BY DEATH
Word ha- come of the death cf Mr' Charles J TraxJer, after a brief ill-
F :? biliment cf the figures were
Referee Brookier of Iowa and Steves cf I lime u
My cd vas no Us hoard ever As late ns to alloo!to
dealer informed me there , e going to the rationing today. It was a madhouse I this it had not been able coupons to all the potpie
A rare was foun
so there was no need to se* k recon- j A.bla .sideratior Clerks had largely volun-teen cl. wen- unti .ired and the average coal and of mistakes was high
Luckily, I had a vacation in December. so I closed the house for a rn nth and went aw to use the heat of others Cerning back. I felt condoned by announcements from OPA that all Washington dealers had enough oil, although I could hardly rec: ne lie this with the news in the same imper that th** Butch embassy had no heat tor seve ral d yvs.
Mv dealer thereupon informed me
U Iii I I ANIM XI
spec.man a white : by john Pop,'on.
opossum of neai
Deeds recorded at the courthouse include the folio*ling:
. Fiances A. Hudson and husband to R. L Morrison and wife Salem prop-j erty.
I A. F Glanzman and wife to Jolm Jacobson and wife, property on Harrison street, south of Clay.
Ruth Green to Jo Green, two prcp-»cities, one on the* 'outh side of West
feeding under war rationing, veteri- Farm Mobilization Day
CERTAIN SALESMEN ENTITLED TO “C” BOOKS MAY APPLY
LOCAL GROUP GOES
TO CAMP DODGE
Monroe, we- of Marion; and the other
.. . T 1v„ at West Washington anc! Van Buren
i * flip i *i ivy \ i ii I <*1H Houses til cl so. I DC4* •
' i streets. The deed was made in 1941
ccm acquainted with the conversion!
M -i Edna Bangs ana hut band to Pleasant Homes Inc. lot at 1105 End
Geol ga W Keen to Pleasant Homes Inc. wa lots on Ea t Clay.
the value of my con nims had been en
10 percent anti anyway he would have ing repair no oil h r "three or four days." a1- consumer! though theu* were :nly ten gallons in my tank. The only other oil dealer rn town hag! plenty, but OPA has issued a n Ila!ion preventing him from mu vine any except his cid customers.
The government k b prevented him from serving me.
THEIR: I LEARNED the problem of
011 dealer was worse than mine. Less •than cue-fifth of his drivers generally sh wed up on Monday, because increased pay alio Mfd hem to take more time cif without losing salary.
to coul sing of Mr Icke.s last year when I tried to convert my furnace. M iurnaee dealer informed me:
(iii. that’s bunk the government is handing cut. You would have to get a w hole new I UTT ce and no furnaces nave I cen manufactured. We simply j cannet g t them, or even gel con vee- j
sic n grates.’’ •
IHS DI SH NOW $ stacked two feet* frgh with emergency rders ior heat-n. homes where furnaces the last drop cf oil and blew out. A radiator in the heme cf one o! Iii.' customers blew cut the wall under such circumstances.
; aid customer went to the rationing ba id and raised hell. threatened ic i, the government. but he got no iiiosx* oil and the government apparail Iv seemed unworried.
Phis is the story of my community, and this is my personal experience, Lie fly told, but dramatizing a situation of greater seriousness in every
C'ifford M. Vance and wife to Plea -ant Homes Inc., lot on South Walnut, north of Clay and lot on Walnut north | cf Scotty’s grocery
j C. H. Carlson and Dollie J Carlson, | 200 acle* in Jackson towns]lip to Goo. jG. Wright.
Della and The mas D. Sammons to James H. Parker. Trenton property Deed was given Nov 13, 1942. Consideration was $150.
Dis Moines. Iowa < I HID—The Iowa Office cf Price Administration announced today that salesmen oi essential commodities who are entitled to C gasoline ration books under tlie new OPA ruling can start making . ppli-cation Friday t their local pi ice and i aliening boards for the preferred mileage allotments Since regular forms will not be ready applicants must prepare a written statement setting forth name and ad-j wi p> dress, name and address of registered owner of car. types ol products sold, length of time engaged in selling caon type percentage of tune used in selling each’tope and kind of establishment to w Tach each type of pi duct was sold. such as "retail shoe stoics’’, "livestock farms" and "public utility telej none."
The local group of Selectees to fill the January quota left early tIii' morning by bus for Camp Dodge. * If they pass their final physical examination, they will be inducted immediately and may return home for a wreck’s furlough.
where she had lived for several years The funeral was held on Dm. 31, 1942 in Winnetka.
Mary C< rn-lock Traxler was a resident of ML Plea.-ant for a few years and a frequent visitor, making warm friends to whom her death gives a sense of great loss. Although for some t’me net able to leave her daughter .' home, iii her letters shone the brilliant mind and gentle character that won admiration and love wherever she resided. She was a member of D. A R.. of the Ramblers and of the P. E. O Sisterhood.
D. C * INS) President Roosevelt, in a fighting speech before the 78th congress, today pledged to the American people that the axis and Fascist enemies in Europe and Japan will to tombed and smashed in their own c #tries. »
•‘The Nazis and tile Fascists have aked for it —and they are going to get it." the pi evident declared in a spirited and stirring address before emigres' on the state of the union. Will Strike Hard The president declar'd that while he could not for military reasons disclose where the United Nations would strike next in Europe, "we are going and to strike and strike haiti.”
j c mmenting on the Japanese, tin* pre icicnt declared that the growing Ament -ti might "will become evident to the Japanese people themselves when we strike ar tT.eir cwr. heme islands ami bomb them constantly from the air."
xxiii Force lap? To light For the United States forces, the president said that the i ?r:od of defensive action in the Pacific is pa-s-h? and "row cur aim is *o Free thi Japanese to fight."
In his me.* ae the chief ex: :utivt diac’.o cd thai there ara new one and one-half million United States soldiers, sailors, marines and tilers in service in foreign areas throughout the world. During 1912, HI’ related, the American r.rrwd fores grew in size frcm 2,G0/'.00C to I GCG,OOO men and officers.
Pix Unction Front
Turning his attention to the domestic front Mr. R, .-cvelt told congress and the nation .through the radio networks that "our forward progress in this war has d* pended upon our progress on the preduction front."
During the year, the president disclosed that the United States produced 48,000 military planes — more than the airplane production of the axis — 56,000 tanks and other combat vehicles, 670,000 machine gun.- 21.000 anti-tank guns. IOU billion rounds of fm ill arms ammunition and 181.000.000 rounds of artillery ammunition.
LEGION HEARS SEVERAL
TALKSUAT MEETING ( olmlv Men
The regular meeting rn Bob Tribbj I., TU,), SfxrV'!(*P
Post No. 58 American Legion was cad- 1,1 I Ut- OC I V ILC
rder Wednesday night by Cc rn- Eddie Elmer of Ne’.folk, Va. md mander Merton Wright. Several com- Willis Elmer cl Newport News. Ix 'Ii mittee reports were given md a letter in th** U. S. navy were ,r Waybill I of thanks was read from Glen Park
17,000 Coal Miners gasoline tax revenue Remain On Strike
community in the land. I do not OPA had descended upon them wrh mind particularly, but the next time regulations requiring detailed I see an announcement by a govern-4,illy reports of mileage, g .saline, tire meat official telling me not to use life, hours driven, concerning each too much fuel oil, I am going to tike truck, anc! it was almost impossible the newspaper that carries it right!
tor the dealer to answer the telephone,' down to his office and make him cat
much less to maintain an orderly it
So I closed cfi ail except a couple of rooms in the house, waiting until I reach the last "allon cf oil before seeking other shelter, although all hotels. apartments, and boarding houses in this locality are filled to over-flowing.
Even then, as I waited, the after noon editions carried government warnings urging more conversion to
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (INS' — An estimated Iff,000 anthracite miners remained on .strike today in proles! against increased union dues, closing down the major operation of the world's largest producer of the hard coal and aggrevating the serious lack of fuel along the eastern seaboard.
P s.—The late afternoon editions have just arrived with an announcement Ii cm the local fuel director, Mr. I give a demonstration in color Whitney Leary, stating fuel dealer* J photography to the Camera club to-
DEMONSTRATION ON COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY
Dr. Hujer of Iowa Wesleyan college
Post No. 214 of Gary. Ind.. for services held for a departed member and comrade of their Post. Willard Johnson.
The commander appointed Enoch Sanders, service flicer anti Dr J. W. Laird. Americanism chairman, to serve for 1943.
District Commander A. E. Turner of
IS MILLION LESS j Failficd was pit. ut an I
_ teres ting talk. Short talks were also
given by Dr. Luetkehails of New London. Dr. Laird, and Frank Atrail un Total membership t this time is 135. The next county meet nu, . t Wayland. Jan. 12.
After the meeting adjourned, all went to the basement tc enjoy a delicious oyster stew cocked by the famous Chef. Herb Heaton.
Frank Abraham and P **1 O Connu members of the draft boa pel veer* guests cf the * veiling.
Des Moines, Iowa * INS*—The net revenue from -asaliiu tax in Tt wy during 1942 amounted to $14.0C,450, state treasurer W. G. C. Bagley reported today.
To; a1 collections for the year were $16,868,576 or $1,331,614 lee.' than the previous year while the total refund claims amounted t: $2,864,125 cr $287,-779 more th ail in 1941.
Fresh Meats at Scotty’s
during the holidry to vi it their sisters, Mrs. Jo Ebner and Mrs. Frances Coleman
PROBE OF HOPKINS’
WORK ASKED IN SENATE
Wa.-hington, D. C. «IN:s» • A ies'd*‘-tion calling for an invcsrigalion of the lend-lease administration and the activities of Harry L. Hopkins, ifs entertain. was intl duce*;! in the senate tc-diy by Senator Butler, republican c‘„ Nebraska.
Soviets Advance 30 to 50 Miles
Mesa w. Russia. (IN —Hard driving Soviet armored forces advanced CO to 50 tr ile- westward along both th north and south bank' of the Iowa-Don river, were reported in field dispatches today to have reached a pain, ( n’v 75 mil*- east of Rostov
here have plenty of Oil md warning people not. to order more until their tanks get down to one-fourth full— and me with two gallons and no prospects of oil "for three or four days." I ani leaving for Mr. Leary’s office with a c 'py of the paper.
night at Hershey Hall a beautiful collection ol Kodachrcme transparencies which he has taken in the United States and many #ther parts of the world. Anyone interested in photography is welcome to attend, 'Whether a member of the club or not
NI XX RI REI'TOU
The absence ot a lazuli.' ban tor cloes not keep the Lak*
dire •-dills band
Tile New.' was misinformed regarding the meat products offered at Dr. Hujer has E co tty’s market and hastens to cor 1 from faking its usual part in school I eel the statement of Wednesday eve- activities. Allen Sheimo. a senior sinning thai the market does not handle dent, is now directing the band and i-fresh meats. The store does have doing well with the work Allen has
fresh meats in limited quantities, planned to continue with music and lest by America ; forces ami mum-Fianklin Jewett, who is operating the band directing after high school days .-hipping h s beal hit hard by allied store, said today. are over air attack-
N^zis l osing Twice As Many Planes as Americans
Washington, I). C. (INB)—Secretary of Wai- Stimson saki today that th*
Gilman' in North Africa to date have lo't about twice th** number oi planes loin ling $38.00 In Cedar
SHIPPING BRUISES DAMAGE ENOUGH MEAT TO FEED 490,030
Des Moines, la. (INS Enough mc it to feed an anay of 400.000 men for a year was lost in bruising cf cattle in shipping in 1941. the Iowa state department of agriculture said in a bulletin today.
It estimated an average of three pounds lier anim ii w as lost thru bruises n the 10.496.COO cattle killed in 1941 under federal inspection.
That loss amounted to 32,838,000 ix>und» of meat.
Less than half the total marketed were free from bruises, the bulletin -aid.
ADVANCED FIRST AID
COURSE TO START
Monde January ll. 1942 in the Agricultural item iii the ML Pleas-,
• nt high fchc. I, t -ar a in Advanced Firs’ Aid will ‘ ‘f rted by Manly Frazer. This v. Mf bain if IL CL) p. rn. The class w Si meet » ’n Monday evening for two hours for a period of five wicks. Requirements an* a completion cf the standard First Aid course. Anyone interested is invited.
Iowa City. Iowa *! NS> A 19-year-old bridegroom md his 17-year-old
• i hie , lay fact; d check forgery charges in Johnson county district court,
I he couple. Delmar and Dorothy Fay I3»iI fen. lug!*, vt* ..erday pleaded nut guiltv.
Shci if Pr* ton K* st r said the two arc accused cf panama worthless check*
siiH i in '* '* City They were married two month' ago at Kahoka. MA furl, the sheriff said