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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - January 15, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Pleasant Price to cent january 15, 1970mt. Pleasant Iowa thursday evening Senate approves four i car terms Biafra pledges loyalty to Nigeria these Days by John Chamberlain a comparative audit of social systems you be heard about a a Nader a they Are the Young men Law school students for the most part who at the Behest of crusader Ralph Nader undertake summer safaris through the Washington d. C., regulatory agencies hoping to ferret out deplorable instances of the failure of government to protect the Quot consumer against our capitalist producers. If True depravity is exist one can Only Hope that a a Nader a raiders will expose them. But the publicity that Nader a Type of crusading gets ignores the manifold Virtues of an economic system that has Given us a wealth the like of which never existed on Earth before our capitalists were turned Loose to build their industries. The Young men who flock to Nader sometimes seem to be proceeding on the Assumption that other a a systems could do better for the they ignore the reports of tourists to socialist countries who come Home complaining that the plumbing fixtures where they exist just done to fit. The pictures of crowds in the soviet Union show a Universal Sho Diness. And if the Urban atmosphere in communist lands is relatively free of Carbon monoxide fumes it is because the communists done to have any Good transportation. Lagos up a the secessionist state of Biafra today signed an armistice agreement and pledged total loyalty to the nigerian Federal government with which it fought a 2 /2 year civil War. The agreement was reached by Gen. Yakubu gown the nigerian Leader and a five Man biafran peace delegation. Biafra had surrendered on monday. After the three hour meeting in gown dodan Barracks the leaders of the two sides smiled for photographers and clapped one another on the Back. Maj. Gen Philip Effiong who took control of the rebel government after Gen. Odimegwu Ojukwu fled the country sunday signed on behalf of Biafra. A we accept the existing administrative arrangements for running the whole country and pledge our total loyalty to the Federal government a the treaty said in part. In Brief remarks after the armistice negotiations gown expressed thanks to the ibo tribe leaders for their cooperation and once again pledged the safety and welfare of All nigerians. Asks $15,000 in damage snit a petition has been filed in District court by Patricia Triska against Ralph s. Carnahan and Jack Thomas doing business As the Lau Derama and Burton n. Parks and Allen Rich jr., asking for damages of $15,000 As the result of injuries to her husband William oct. 30, 1908. The plaintiff claims that her husband was carrying a Basket of clothes into the Lau Derama on South Jefferson Street and that he stepped into a Hole where a Section of floor has been taken out inside the entranceway by Parks and Rich who were constructing a new floor surface. The plaintiff claims it was through the negligence of the defendants that her husband suffered severe injuries. A petition filed by William Triska against tile same defendants aug. 22, 1969 asking for $65,000 in damages is still pending in District court. Orlendes Ross chairman of the Library Board mrs. Elmer Tonkin now librarian and miss Wain Iha Bobbie member of tile Library Board inspect books after arrival it a Bookmobile at the Library the first time. Ormer Loci Lait killed ii collision directors and officers named i install flashing by it. P. Bank Jred Stop li9hfs to put things in perspective the Young owe it to themselves to make a comparative audit of systems before they take out after the american corporations with their marches and Boycotts and sit ins. But where is anyone to obtain a Good comparative audit of capitalist and socialist methods if we May judge by student attitudes the american University has let the Young Down badly when it comes to providing a comparison of different ways of economic and political life. To rectify the situation a dynamic Young Man David Jones who is the executive director of the Charles Edison youth fund plans something for Washington next summer that May have More lasting value than Nader a Raider bands. Under the auspices of the Edison fund a group of experts assembled by director lev Dobrian sky professor of economics at Georgetown University will conduct at Georgetown a six week summer Institute of comparative social economic and political studies. One Hundred student leaders from the u. S. Campuses will be invited to take the Georgetown courses living at the University with Many expenses paid. Put satellite Iii position pollution control needs help of All states Stanley reluctant regents vote to Liny land a the Federal governments strict new pollution control standards for Iowa should now be enforced in All 50 states a . Congressional candidate David Stanley Republican Muscatine urged wednesday. A sewage from Illinois or Minnesota is no better than Iowa he made the comments to the Iowa Wesleyan College Republican club and to tile it. Pleasant Jaycees. Stanley said a the concerned majority of americans demands faster Progress toward clean water and clean air. We want action not More excuses and Stanley who supported Strong anti pollution Laws during his la yearn As a state legislator noted that the Federal government a has ordered Iowa to meet strict Wrater Quality standards by 1973. Most of the new Federal standards Are necessary and a but other states have been allowed to get by with vague promises and Little action a Stanley pointed out. A some states have been Given clean water deadlines Many years later than Iowa a 1973 deadline. Most states lag far behind Iowa in building sewage. Treatment Stanley commented a Iowa must move faster to Stop pollution but other states must also Stop pouring their sewage into the Mississippi and Missouri River. Dirty water is a nationwide problem and the new strict standards must be applied in every the Board was obligated to buy the land but Felt he vote for the Purchase. Similar feelings were expressed by regents Ned Perrin Mapleton and Thomas Louden Fairfield. A this is a mistake both for the regents and for the people of Iowa Quot said Perrin. However he said he would not be Able to vote no because of the boards december commitment. Louden said the move was a mistake too because both the taxpayers in Iowa and in Atlantic will suffer. Iowa taxpayers he said would be Hurt by eliminating the expenditure of $500,000 from the already thin state Treasury. And the Community of Atlantic will suffer because nearly 700 acres of land will be off the tax Rolls for an indefinite period of time Louden Des Moines up a the state Board of regents today acting More out of obligation than desire voted to Purchase land for a fourth state University in Western Iowa. The 698 acres were purchased from the Atlantic development corp., a group representing the citizens of Atlantic for a Price of $556,537. At the boards december meeting members said they would Purchase the land if the corporation could present All deeds and offer a Price within the appraised value Range. The corporation did just that absorbing about $80,000 of the difference Between appraised value and the asked Price of the package. Revival services to Start Friday the Church of the Nara rent at 409 East Monroe begins revival services Friday night. Jan. 16. The meetings will continue nightly at 7 30 . Through january 25. The evangelist and Singer Rev. W. Lawson Brown from Bethany. Okla. Is an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene. Since entering the full time evangelistic Field in 1957, he has conducted 208 revival meetings in 20 states and has directed music in a number of Camp meetings. Prior to entering the evangelistic Field or. Brown pastured churches in Texas Oklahoma. Kansas and Nebraska. The 30 years spent As a pastor enable him to Combine evangelistic Fervour with pastoral compassion to produce a message Bible entered and relevant to the needs of our Day. In addition to successful preach Auckland new zealand a ing or. Brown is a soloist of sex up a anti Vietnam War dem a optional ability and ofter provides Bonstra Torso battled police outside the special singing for his revival vice pre Dent Spiro t. Agnews his unusual interpretation of the hotel today when he arrived for old hymns such As a amazing a three Day visit. Tonight the dem Grace Aud a Rock of Ages has on stators returned and shouted made his singing an inspiration to a peace peace peace a every 15 thousands. A minutes to try to keep him awake. Pastor Carlton Easley said. Quot we ten demonstrators were arrested invite you to enjoy the ministry of in the first fracas but none outside our evangelist. The hotel tonight when 80 police _ dispersed the crowd of 150 who pm left with taunts at the police i it was doubtful tonight Demon pm 1 St ration bothered Agnew a he was bin a suite High up on the opposite Side of the building. Tile crowd i began gathering Early and when of the bars closed at to pm. The ii crowd increased to 150 persons. A ii Small Mobile Van supplied the # Demon tractors with refreshments. I it w is the noisiest demonstration of Agnew asian tour. The vote was 6 members abstaining. Bailey voted no say in sending supplies i through Cambodia District patrol at full strength opposition to Dairy Bill Battle police near Agnew hotel with the Transfer of Larry Mincer 29, to Highway patrol District 13 which has its Headquarters Here the District is Back to full strength of 17 patrolmen. He started his duties Here Jan. 5. Mincer who was transferred from Dewitt has been with the patrol since 1965. He replaces Robert Statler who resigned from the patrol in april of 1969. Mincer and his family Are residing at 606 Carol Avenue Here. In addition to the 17 patrolmen there Are three sergeants a Driver s License examiner and it. Jerry Barnes with District 13. Back the attack and killed 29 North vietnamese infantrymen. Too the sources describing the use of the cambodian seaports a Sihan Oakville and Ream to Miles away said some of the supplies Are disguised As shipments to the cambodian army but Are diverted to South Vietnam once they pass customs. The sources said 85 per cent of the War material equipping North vietnamese and Viet Cong troops in the Mekong Delta and provinces around Saigon Are funnelled through Sihan Louville and Ream. Some weapons and ammunition have even found their Way into the lower Central Highlands too Miles North of Saigon. Des Moines up a just As legislative leadership promised a Bill sponsored by a special interest group the Iowa Dairy association wednesday ran into Tough sledding in the Iowa House. Rep. Harold Knight r Humboldt the Bill a sponsor said the measure would legalize the use of vegetable fats in Frozen desserts and protect the consumer. However upon questioning by rep. Charles Pelton r Clinton Knight admitted the Dairy association had written the Bill. Both Pelton and two Polk county representatives raised questions about restraint on Trade which might be included in the Bill. One Section of the measure would prohibit sales of vegetable fat products in ice Cream Cones sundaes milk shakes or other ice Cream Type products sold in eating places or entertainment areas. Young americans for Freedom on the map before going on to other things has various a Freedom offensives in mind. Knowing his dynamic character i would predict important things from the Charles Edison youth fund before it is allowed to lapse. Distributed by King features Syndicate Saigon i up a Allied sources said thursday huge quantities of War supplies Are reaching communist troops in South Vietnam through seaports in nominally Neutral Cambodia. One of the ports Sihanouk Vilie was built with . Help. Hie cambodian ports were described As vital to Hanoi a Supply system for the Vietnam War ranking in importance with the to Chi mirth Trail through Laos. Car damaged by Semi truck the report on the cambodian Supply network coincided with of j facial casualty figures for the week ended last saturday which reflected increased fighting some of it along the cambodian Border Northwest of Saigon. . Headquarters said 98 americans were killed in action last week 33 More than in the previous weak and the highest . Toll for any seven Day period in a month. One american was reported killed and seven wounded in a Battle Early thursday five Miles from the cambodian Border which started when a Force of 150 North vietnamese regulars stormed a . Artillery base nicknamed Field reports said . And South vietnamese defenders at Quot Carolyn a 72 Miles Northwest of Saigon hurled a 1968 Chevrolet driven by Ruth l. Parker it. Pleasant route 3, j was damaged we Hen a Semi mail truck driven by Steven s. Miller it. Pleasant backed into it at the intersection o it he metro mail Road and Highway 34 at 4 30 . Wed a mesday. She stopped behind the Semi which was going to pull onto 34. Miller had stopped for a Semi truck coming to the Plant and backed the mail truck up to let the other get around colliding with the car. Tile rear of the Semi driven by Miller went Over the Hood and broke the Windshield of the car. No one was injured. Tile oar was damaged an estimated $299. Police charged Miller j with improper backing. Killed in collision Estherville it Upit a two women were killed and another slightly injured in a two car Headon collision 8 Miles Softli of Here on Iowa 17 thursday morning which was blamed on an icy spot in the Road. Authorities said mrs. 11 Troy Powers 33, and mrs. James Petersen 35, both of Estherville wore killed when the car driven by mrs. Powers collided with one driven by Joyce Schnell 23, Graettinger. Terse verse by a. Gordon its enough to make most anyone dizzy. Spinning on his Axis with revolving credit spiralling prices and our soaring taxes Rev. Vav. Lawson Brown Larry Mincer
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