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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - January 14, 1943, Mount Pleasant, Iowa\ ALII) RATION STAMPS Suuar IO - Dec. 16-Jan. 31 (Each stamp, Three pounds) Coffee (I lb.) * Jan. 4-Feb. 7 Gasoline No. 3 - Dec. I-Jan. 21 the PLEASANT NEWS VALID RATION STAMPS Fuel Oil 2 - - - Until Jan. 2H fEach stamp, IO gallons) Ft el Oil 3    -    -    Lniil    Feb.    20 (Each stamp, ll gallons) MT. PLK AS ANT, IOWA THE IV Paul Mali.on M' ■■    »- (Distributed by King Features Syndicate, Inc Reproduction In Full or ■n Part Strictly Proh'bited > WASH INC.TON — Ii I " A G'y I HING the door by man truce cli - he a intl old a1 mp Gv bruised Barkley Bark! for rec into a not the tm Hated rough and • red heard leader a Lion -d the Albe r Germans Copy U.S. Planes They’ll Do It Every Time - Speaker Here Says Principles of Design Used IbT SO LONG AGO HE D TALK YOm EARo off bragging ABOUT THE MILEAGE HE GOT im HIG CAR- I re ul i mbit •>u k F< Ban Ie wi Ana iv c tine. jrert, Dr in*: Cie:man aviate ii Ria ‘ner, LxKy told student We ley n that man- principK of! I |T I rican aircraft designs were direct-, uke! bv the German air md us' ry j vc the Na/.is their fast. hard-hlt-fiect -iirich started the war in / vJU T SPEECHiN ) ' WtLLVA ? AN REEP / NOUR EYE On PART OF TUE ROAD! J VUP, THIRTY-TWO MILES TO A GALLON' SHELP ME,THE WiFE AND I CALL THS OL BUS “KIDCAMEL ‘JOES A MONTH WITH* / OUT A DRINK' its ' THE EASIEST CAG ON TIRES THEREIN / AN ITi5 THE MOST / ( ECONOMICAL,^ J Bot-the ce 3 SEEM A CHAWLE in the Weather., Aho how— /-But vacant Turn / ME DOWN - I ONLY GET I POUR MILES TO A GALLON I WHAT LL I DO? IT TAKES A HALF A gallon TO START THE OL CRATE ! GOTTA HAVE MORE- «c tj 9 Dr f I »Sim ile I.-an el khwl I catur in pointed out that copie md Douglas plane de I new stream) nbig pr n Te re made Deflect rat lam ore r the che ti period cf IO fleet cf Nazi the w ar wdth Mi K< lie fill two vs commit t< Til tj W md he ti that Rots Ii the Kent uc bee n 13 (leagues shin tes He Wheel! t if thi 1938 deve ins Cl! >*. a margin TI ie south set Bai kid rhtiMasm fo ever on coly They kick' • Se na I whom mid g rks cl resold f only n dem tin urn 34 t jcren P* Dr of it to en* bid w he MV Benab lieut the i dealt Coni The incident 1 ley will not be a joriiy on moat n inc session. Bloc ie anti-poiI t ’ to step him a'th his at ion ret support, how-ne point out the new dealer gren, of Mfsshtngtonl named a- secretary of S installed an a nil-new r Francis Maloney of va Mon of Poland. Like Le‘ khi cd Vega German Hoinkel plan* he -aid. ired practically all the principles Lockheed Vega plane, which at ane toured Euro,a- to -et new records fanner German aviation engin ou a profess', r at Illinois Insti >1 Tee h no leg ■ Chicago was I cl Germany for mere than 40 b- fore he was forced to flee in ,ei.ause «.f racial persecution. He I an intl re-1 in aviation in during the first w rid war mod the eontrollabli -pitch now standard in aircraft, lined th* fir -1 all-metal plane r. S. Led i tracing the history' wa- developed on a by leading countries, ted State1- has prac-led in development of ■Hers and various stream-of aircral: vations and then build- Incident Practice Held In Ward Four Complete Surprise To Workers, Hut Is Successful An incident though it was carr cd out night N< ark messenger* and ta cled and w< re The practice eight, and Kin' was sent out : s ed and evidentity. Pi dice in Wa a complete sur successfully V al ait tai i . en. In* ;.r w atelic :.i duty I took pl o'clo-k. ii ci dents all work v no- I clay I ™. | Calls On U.S. To Restrict Some Activities Hickenlcoper Fays “Ration Non-Essential Activities” >■ IC’ V V* I r iuipm* n were lepirt rent smooth Des Moines. Iowa old Bcurkf B. Hicken Re p ids bec a me low a today- and rn his in warned the general slate government ’‘‘ac' i in -;i~ to-;.-' I. - loorer cl CU clar 23th governor ’.filii a1 ad drafts assembly that s a sr rich.- clial- Am rte an Students Compete In Declamatory o Cato '! Winners Selected In Contest Here W ednesday n n* JAP DESTROYERS DRIVEN BACK Tigers To Play Simpson Friday COUNTY MUTUAL SETS A RECORD Two Hits On One Destroy er Enemy Will Meet Strong Team Local Court On New Business For \ ear Goes Over A Million Reissuer Diane a> competitive ban Slid That the U •iraliy alway engines, Drop lining design Gorman inn lire Iowa We.-a an Tigers will ai-, temp to win then* first conference game here this Friday night when they will battle the Simpson Red men, last year's conference champions over th*- Unite*. of the* war was 01 cd in the early Au Ministry,'' h socalled ” .rec re for aerial use i States at the start ass production launch-■30’s bv the German ? slid. "There was no weapon developed It was -imply a case dearly showed Bark->le to handle the ma- sue.- during th*- ccm* - * farm southern. reo il ion int likely to tin THE OI MCC HA H* < ONI I RI NC • sounded Ilk* a republican convelltioi as far as criticism of the administration was concerned. Texas Tom C -n-nally said at one point to B3ikiey: You are taking the portion that iou are bigger than the caucus when you are the creature of the caucus. That 1 Hie trouble with these bureaucrats downtown. They are created by congress and the jxtople and then they think they are bigger than the people who created them.’ Many democratic senators Loin the north and west made apeechts plainly faying that they thought their goose was cooked or cooking for re-* P elion in 1944, unless changes are made All wanted a change in everything except the nam** of the I; trier, and this desire will dmilitate the upper hove from now on MU. KOOS! VI I i s initial appointments took care of most of the I *me-ducks. but it is not clear yet w heth'i they took care of the problems at hand. Judge Rutledge will rn ke the new deal court majority seven to two. but it is not known whether he will join the Frankfurter bloc or ra w dealers of the Black blo*’ Perhaps it makes little difference because the only margin between th*1 two -is that Black wants to go further and faster than Frankfurter Bd Flynn is rot very popular even with new deal democrats, who piivate-li expressed distaste fcr his choice as ambassador to Australia. But, a Lei the rcDublicans have a little fun with him. the democrats will vote tor him and no doubt confirm him. AS for Prentiss Brown in Hendersons pl ce. the defeated Id ic id ga n senator is more popular in Washing- of taking the best aircraft designs available in the world, adding some Th*- only ,-uperiority OI Germany ing up a tramendous fleet: T d iv. Dr. Reissuer said ed States not only ha that are belier than any other aircraft. but this country also is going ahead of Germany in mass production. Scales Have Turned Certainly Germany was formidable in 1939 becau e of its superior number ot planes.'* he said. ‘ Today the scales have turned as you can see by the change from defensive to offensive by the United Nations in many sectors.” Dr Reissuer was the sixth speaker in : a lecture series sponsored by Iowa We ale van cc liege through the cooperation of Trail-continental and Western Airline s. A radio audience of ai proximately 2C.0T' high scil col students in Iowa. Illinois and Missouri abo likened to the address as part of a nationwide program cf "Air Conditioning ’ American youth. Deed Given Aile De Yunnan has given a deed to J O and Nannie C. H ll for a Winfield pr perry. Consideration was $2.-000. Washington D C (INS*—A force of Japanese destroyers apparently beni on reinforcing isolated enemy garrisons on Guadalcanal Bland was beat- „ en oil by speedy American motor ( Although Eimpson    lost four of tneir torpedo beats, which sec red lilts en hast year’s    star-ing five. they    have    five IWO and possibly tfiree cf the Nippon-j lettermen    back to    work    with    E'o ese warshins, the navy announcer I; Sjcckolocha. outstanding guard and I cflensive star, who also was a standout The incident occurred on the niirlit I last year. cf January 10th and lith. and two j S'mpssn lure lost three so far this torpedo hits were .scored on one enc- j season and won the first conference rn’, destroyer, one hit on a second de- j victory Tuesday night over Penn, strewer and two poss.fcle hits on aj iowa Wesleyan has won one game third    [while    dropping five with onlv one be-! “The enemy force retired to the irg piyed in the Iowa conference, na. northwest,’’ the navy said.    'with    Central with the Tigers gelling The navy announcement .’deled that beat in an overtime peiicd by one American ground forces on Guadal- point, the Unit- canal supported bv planes, are contin-• Coach Rub e ■ . Io.va M( levau vn. , I    .    .    Vs    ne    Kopn    cf    art.- plane designs Uing their advance a gainst the isolated , tan the s..mc five he has been awn-enemy garrisons :n the Wand.    ling in the previous games *uh Holly  ..... _    I Wagner and Kenneth Di^hl at the lo*- w urd positions Gordon Carstensen St Gnlnm I )f"lYPt'    tho pivot position, and Gerald Lange Odiclll HlDvl    „t1r, Rr„. Tub.uich holding down the The Henry Countv Mutual Insurance association which has shown a steady and healthy growth from year to year under the capable dirt: lien of the board and officers, had an exceptional year in 1942 The amount of new business written established a record and indicates the ccnfidence residents cl this territory are placing in the association Total new business for th*' year of Mt union amounted to $1,14 7,257. The net ga n in insurance in force amounted to $423,099. The association is now approaching the $10,000,000 mark in the total amount of insurance in force. The tctal as reported at the annual meeting recently is $9,367,086. The association’s surplus as previously reported is $31,781.71. Th*- best sue J Sects were selected prelimit ary declamatory cent he at the high .school Wednesday. Speak* ers were not rankest first sc cond and third, but rallier on thi n comparative basis. Allan McCord cf ML Pleasant wa given a cne rating in oratorical speaking on the top!c, “The Peeple s War," an original oration. Norma Jean Mc-Kim of Mt Union was given a two rating In the dramatic division, Sara M i -ga ret Nealey of Danville using Humoresque” and Patty Joy Weir, us nc “Dark Victory,” as their reading. were awarded one ratings and Mar Louise Morris cf Mt. Union, a two rating. In the humorous division, Harriet McKean of Mt. Pleasant was given i two rating. Her reading wa.> Miss Fit's Beauty Shop Wanda Helping and Kathleen Beck cf Danville were given three tarings. Dr. Waldo Braden of Iowa Wesleyan was the judge. Ieng- to the cal sovereignty.’’ Hickenlooper a ft dei al govet r.mei essential activities Unlace Income To the ai “rnch hr a pen u*y reduct ten el the tax. xr additional iv:m salary and wage advanct ployees, large allow inc* of state institution and humanitarian a program cm cf loll pen the n its non- -tatc.’ si and ervice ,ud to to state em-t*>r .support for “social of the in :lerpriv- County Men In The Service Dies At Whee! and Roy Tuba ugh guard positions. Famous Comedy To Be Presented Emmett Williams \ ictim Heart Attack of that mat.ager was drifted and the new one;- refuses to ^jonor ti'1, agreement, Bi wn is usual!.', diplomatic in bhk choice of words, will make fewer speeches than Henderson, and more palatable ones. New London. Iowa — Wnii* drivh g a Watkins products car. : uth of New London. Wednesday afternoon about 3:45. Emmett Williams of Salem fell dead at the wheel. The car left the road and stopoed without turning over in front of the Chester Welch home. Mr. Welch noticed the car stop ana not seeing a driver, went out to investigate. He called Dr. E. J Less-enger of New London and the Coroner D. L. Cookes was called from Mt. Peasant. Death was declared due to a heart attack which driving a car. The body was brought tc the McDon-i ald Funeral home and later removed ! to the Nieters Funeral li me at Ft. Madison. Farmers Organize To Stop Thefts In Jefferson County j “The Doctor In Spile of Him self’ on Jan. 22 San Antonio Aviation Cadet Centai. Tex. — Termed by Lieutenant Ganev l Henry H. Arnold “Inherently the mas able fighting men in the world’ future pilots for Uncle Sam’s war were graduated this week from the Sat: Antonio Aviat::n Cadet Center preflight school and went to primary training fields B. B. Hickenlooper Iowa Governor ileged children, shortening cf the pf'roan- election ballot, keeping intact the building fund ref $2.640.C90. appreciated but not used because of the war* and investing it in public securities, reorganizing the state’s bookkeeping system, and continuing efforts to obtain new industries for Iowa. He rectimnended that the income tax reduction be by credits on returns rather than by alteration ,f returns. War Problems Opening with the ducussioti of war * W C. RaOftener Mt. Pleas *nt today and expl tined Lie new Farmers Protective association recently organiz'd in Jeferson c unty. Farmers of the county are banding together in an effort to stop hog thefts and other thelts in the county. The organization harks back to the ciajs ct toe rat" thefts when protective associate ns were formed. j Dr. Waldo Braden will present Mo- of the army ail liere’s “The Doctor in Spite cf Him- acres ot cade self” the evening of January’ 22 at til* detachment on ,i f Lockridge was iv* j college chapel. Tins famous three ac: Cadet Center comedy was first pre rented in 1660 and The San A: tome its humor has delighted audiences Center classification problems and the effective pat t Iowans elcl*s'    ..    ,' are playing in the war effort, he said General Arnold, cc,mn ndm, genera, ^1    ct    r.on-eiaentlal    ac- tivities by the public is vital in forces, reviewed - the entire cade recent visit to th* Aviation Cade center ..rid pre- this •ame rule, liow-gov* nutrient must its non-essential down to the present day. Tie cast which will present the play in the costumes of the 17th century includes William Dyad, Bill Scv-re. Jack BottorfT, Bob Humphrey. Rogt Farmer. Betty Dewitt, Helen Simons. Betty Ann Tinsley, Jean Ogren and The Jefferson county group wall j Waldo Braden. Hight school make up the largest military installation cf its kind in the world Among those leaving for primary schools were three from Mi. Pleasant. They were: Aviation Cadets Robert I. Thomas 304 w. Madison; Glen V. Mr (abe, R. emergency.’’ By the ever, the national ration and restrict activities. Tile governor wa- sa iii into office by Chief Justice T. O. Garfield, who also administered the oath to L’eut-• Governor Robert D. Bilk. at a joust session of the state senate and house ! this afternoon crate primarily - D 'N* * J    r    & * I    I    l/'l I    \ I on a basis of    offering’    Profits from the play v iii be used to F. D. I; James W. rho mas,    304    VV    , purchase’ books on drama and p ay Madison, production for the Wesleyan library. rewards. They will range in amounts cf from $25 to $1,000 depending upon Lie value of animals or art des stole*. Membership fee re $1.< 0 net p* rsmu i    _    • Already the association has 500    WOH16Il    I/FlVilS German Officers Fleeing Stalingrad Hearings Scheduled For Four Speeders Corps Is Planned vol HAVE HEARD LITTLE or no detailed comment on the* amazing bors and hopes soon to have 1,500 Mr. Rauscher said. He is president of til*' group.    I    -- The    Jefferson county    association    re j    ^    drivers    corps composd    of    vein* e gel-    to    have other    counties. nearby >    ^    ^    organi,/rd in    Mt.    Plea    ani    t rationing Ooarfi    |    " County Dairy Herds Lead In State The Henry county ratio,un, »aru    UHUl„ ,more eltec«vej““ has received notice [rom the .state of-    .............. , , . counties were or- T"! to fice to hold hearings in the cases of if a larger number of counties were 01 .    (0    ’    vu    ^    ,    irattkri    Reprt    f' utatives of the Jef- $119flOO.OOC.OOO tudset. Not. much la four Henry county residents accused -    ^    ^    ^uld    ^    glad    to possible except the obvious suggestions of exceeding the 35 mile an hour speed    ^    >    *    comuv    ,    rulers    lo    dis- concerning the unprecedented mcunt. j ]imit The residents face the possi-     „l,atirn    'and    its    imp    rt- Particularized ways in which the < Joss of their rationing t:oks. Tho cuss Clr,“‘  ..... money is to be spent could not be dis- (Kpeeds are reported by highway patrol- ance- closed by the prescient. because they ; men as ranging from 48 to 65 miles are military secrets. No one. there-! an hour. The hearings will be held j fore, cm surmise how' wisely the mon-, week ^ ey is to be spent or cor what. Indeed, it is impossible to am,lyre THEAJ£RS JO OBSERVE UNITED NATIONS WEEK FIRST AUTO FATALITY OF YEAR IN SCOTT furnish cars to take workers to place where they are needed. Women w'ho are interested should telephone Lloyd Hill, air raid blackout commander, at 550 green. A meeting will be called of these women to explain details of the w uk. nen-war savings, as a reader of the . i    iYio«'tirp r nnot k’cw how much gov-' ton than anoarently even in his home i me. sag state.« Ai- und the senate, he is regarded as much less of a new dealer Walker Expected To Head Democrats eminent activity has been transferred; to the war side of the bocks.    j than Henderson and a high-class cm- I Budgets have IM I pose rn recent years. They were ch '"incident,.iv. altho,rh he is to be in ; vise,, as a method of effecting econo-char'- of housing he has been unable I mi* but when allocations are made in rfL uh apartment for his family. I grouped rtmd-numbcrs .hey serve The manager at his former .apartment mere effectively as *. house promised to let him return, but ganda than as an indication of plan . United Nat'ons Week featured b the motion picture industry nationally fc” a wrek starting Jan. 14 will be observed in the Tempi*' and Colonial theaters. Audiences collections will be taken on Sunday at beth theaters. The money goes to United Nations relief organizations as a group. Davenport, Iowa <INS>—Scott ocun I ty’s first automobile fatality of the new year today claimed the life of Miss Katherine Maser, 79. of Route 2,    pneuma*- Davenport, who died at 8:00 a. rn. of ] Des Mouie^ °^a walker’s expect-injuries sustained an hour earlier when ter General Frank C, Ames, la. — Sixty-one Dairy Herd-Improvcment Associations, including i t His previcirely tested in 70 as>socia-tions. continued in operation during December as 18 DHIA organizations merged to pennit ire supervisor to handle two associations, A. R. Porter dairy husbandry specialist at Iowa State college, announced today. A trial of 2t!.937 cows Were reported tooted in December with an aver age production of 25 pounds of bultell t Dr the 31-day period. This is a gain cf 34 pounds over November Tw<nty-two percent of the cows reported were dry during December. j High-ranking DHIA associator ii , butterfat production for the se conc ■, consecutive month was the Henry As- j soration. Fat pr duction in this as- M,u', Russia 'INS All higJi ranking German staff officers at Sfal-ii^rad were re)cried fleeing tire* city by air today us Soviet troops steadily smashed Nan forces birk from the suburbs in determined thrusts to lift the months' *>1*1 long sic ie oi tie' \ lga industrial center. SUIT FOR DIVORCE FILED WITH CLERK Denver Brown has filed a suit tor divorce from Elsie Mae Brown with the clerk of the court here. Cruel aud inhuman treatment and dultry are charged in the petition. Th* couple was married at Burlington Sept. 22. 19 25. the pet mon stated. j and lived together until August 12, I 1932. ! Fined On Charge injuries sustains; an hour earlier when ter General n«u *v,.    national    ne    uh    ion    for    December    was    34 pound she was struck by a car in front of ed acceptance of the post of national    ;,u    ;,vtrau„    production her home.    rtu.mvnu c ,«•; - “P Y ' of B3C pound-of milk. Driver cf the car, Lewis F. Simons. I    }    glory Association was second of near Muscatine, aas .enroute to Prank J. Comfort. De* Men* low*.    » —. ... nunitteeni.in 21 his work at the Rock Island arsenal when the mishap occurred. ast rney and national lor Iowa, said today in butterfat with 33.2 and first in rnlik with 911 pounds. Fait field. la. said his home was hued IID - Keith Lamb, who v, .I ut Mt. FU a; int. and casts in justice court here recently en an Intoxication charge. Five dollars f the fine was misc tided.

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