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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - January 16, 1943, Mount Pleasant, IowaVALID RATION STAMPS Sujjar IO - Dec. 16*JftH, 31 (Each stump, Three pounds) Coffee (I lh.) • Jan. 4-Feb. I Gasoline No. 3 • Dec. I-Jan. 21 THE IMT PT .KASANT NEWS VALID RATION STAMPS Fuel Oil 2 - - * Until Jan. 26 (Each stump, IO gallons) Fuel Oil :i - - - Until Feb. 20 (Each stamp, ll gallons) MT. PLE ASANT. IOWA Keokuk Wins Fourth Game Defeats Panthers In League Contest Allied Planes Batter Axis Supply Lines The Keokuk high .school basketball team won their fourth Little Six conference game Friday night n’thch home floor. The victims were th* hapless Mt pleasant Panthers wheat* holding down the cellar position The score was 49 to 21 Keokuk Airted their scoring on the opening Jump ball and were s.ever hauled. although tied vip ii! the second quarter. Midway through ;he **c<mKl quarter the Chiefs pened up and us<xi their height and speed ic stretch their lead to nine points at th* half. Tile halt time score was 18 to 9 With the start of iii*’ third quarte. Keokuk, opened Up Will) a f.« t br "az unit netted them most of their point? in the last half Mi Plea tense when one® set set don through for clo.** shot#. bt interception and defensive Keokuk managed to leave ti New Application May Take 25 Minutes Preliminary Tests Indicate Time To (Jet Ration Book They’ll Do It Every Time - - - [ Wheres MV slue pin-stripe \ suit 7 Whats the matter with \ vou ? call that cleamer * j ' BAWL HIM OUT! I wAnt / /\ That suit' I cotta \ > hello Cleaners - why havent f vee DELIVERED AW huS6AnD'3 '\ slue suit*?youve h*D‘T/ ^ 7 three cays' do you WANT US TOUUIT COVINO i at lOikiCCC 7 Preliminary information en the fill- , mg out of the application for the new j ration books indicates that it will re* i ; to fill out each ap- . liave been made and I in the Ii ii Kl mg flatfoot* court J6e M* f * Rich pi ayre Pleasant I height and era Rich -si r 6 Schmidt of Keokuk ■ ojid place in individual conference stayed in tht nt'.s de-^t rh* rn it en pass * rebounds bern st and-cia] of the quire 25 minute plication. Test the average taken. Ratios, book Ne I tire sugar l/~ok. required only about fiv** minutes and the registration extended over a period of days If the new applications require 25 minutes as now indicated. large .sniffs of workers and extended periods of time will b*- requned do the work Tune cf the new' registration has et been announced Expect Delay In Passing Tax Bill Growing Sentiment lur Adoption tit Ruml Flan Little Ground Fighting In The Desert Sc The next MORLINO after, the suit WAS DELIVERED not I WHAT ABOUT YOUR clean Pin-STR PE7' ARE N T NOU OO N& To WEAR IT 7    / ////( KAW1 I can <3ET A FEW ) PAYS COTA THIS / rive could of t: J 9 I ll and Deal ball for Mi match tis K"okuk ply> int: til the en arid ’ man points or throw MI PH with an effort f enc* Irving to field uik a san entir .> giv e undercla: e    t is‘-in t iu<\ Hcate > us in iring in ill gam* up hr ' twenty-( and one I the bali g< is team in ♦ * led exp sec th* Tigers Drop Fast Game I    — Simpson Comes From Behind j To Win Washington. D. C. UNS* -En- -1 ment of a piy-a.->-you-go tax plan before April and May today appeared unlikely with the result that millions of individuals will be called upon f lo return.- and p ” the first quarter n* their 1942 income taxes en March loth. Both senate and house tau leaders reported growing sentiment for adeption. of the Ruml ct some Simi] r pay-as-you-go plan. but pointed to the time required for enactment of a tax bill. MeanwKilp T^p Russians Keep Going Forward Livestock Show Opens at Denver Greatest Interest In “Steaks On the Hoof' Pit Pleasant Cottrell Rich Kit* bill Messer Bogie Arbuckle Anderson Klopfeasteln T ribby Pounds .. Keokuk— Sci i rn id t Graham McManus Fra zee Dannan Egley Wa mock Nelson Leg amarin! TG FT :tal one me an PF 3 The Iowa 4 I I2 I O3 O I0 0 20 0 Io 0 00 0 20 0 00 0 09 3 12IO I 26 I I0 0 3. I02 0 2i 0 Ii 0 0I 0 0i I O'23 3 9WeYC> an Tigers lost a j fast moving bali game to the Simp- j .son Rodmen here last night by a cloke i score of 40 to 3d The Tigers took the lead in the bt* -1 ginning of the game and held it• throughout the first hail except for j briefly near midway rn the period and] were leading 18 to 14 The Tigers were ter floor work amount of accur! set th*- scoi mg p In the second Red rn en had goo as tile pl had tied Milk Lunch To Be Conscientious Objectors Unit Extended In Grades T() ^ or^ at state Hospital Here „    I    .___—I.______ tlfnrRmotnn Denver, 600 head the stalls Co of at All (irades To Get Penny-A-Dav Milk bv half time. The perm;, -a-day milk !• i being extended the coming i to all grades in the public ;y ai ce half. luck the basket to lam i- j ernestet J schools. J I w al‘ 6*    •'      -    *--- coupling their bet- pnv^muiy the milk lunch was made *•'    !f ! onftblt ‘available to only the '.owe: grade.1 -*| first under the pupil payment planj and now’ under the plan by which the government pays part and the pupil pays only a cent a daw The milk lunch has proved popular with nearly all children and parents. Mo:e children are drinking milk and some favorable figures have been compiled on the gains made by Mt. Pleasant children supplied with the milk in I vears past The program was orig-Evo Ejeklocha and Deaton led th*- j jnaUy started by the Kl wan is club -which continues as sponsor of the project ’aking contributions from local groups to make up the deficit incurred in the case of some children who cannot pay however. Hie it the basket opened and in two minutes he score and jumped into the lead which they maintained the remainder of the game wesleyans defter '*■ let d:wn slightly and the Wesley an shooting was the kind that almost went in but didn t. Dis Moines Iowa GNS’ — A unit of 25 conscientious objectors to mili-i tar> service will be set up at the ! MI. Pleasant state mental hospital, ! to relieve a shortage of employes, it I was disclosed by the state board of I control, today. I The guinea pig unit of the 25 consoles' must volunteer for the job. If successful, other units will be added at various state hospitals The men will be furnished by the conscientious objectors camp at Denison. Iowa, and will be paid $2.50 a month. The board stipulated that volunteers will not be allowed, to work at any Institution which is within IOO miles of their home. Th* plan was approved by Selective crado - INTR*- With I.* blooded cattle crowding the Denver stock yards the 37th annual national western livestock. horse show and red co opened today Despite keen competition cf stellar atfcractions in the form of an outstanding rodeo oresentation, an impressive array of horse flesh and the comic escapades of Homer H lee mb the rodeo clown, the interest amongst spectators was centered upon the .steak; of the hoof." Stockmen from all over the west hall 50 of th*1 United States planned to attend the auctions of Hereford, Aber- Service headquarters in Washington. D C and is being set up in IO other states. Approval of the plan followed Selective Service consultation will . -bor unions and veterans employment organization. It was pointed out that the Mt. Pleasant state hwpital has 1.600 pa Hents and a labor shortage of percent, the greatest in Iowa. ..    .    „nt    deen-Angus.    and Shorthorn    breeding The conscientious objectors will not me const.iei.uuu    pmnjovpt. it    cattle    with    which to    bund    up    herd be used to displace other employes, u was pointed out. and others seeking^'    ' ' th( naU™ employment will be unaffected Cairo, Egypt - GNR*- E m'nr i”**l Achter olanes of the mirldle-east command battered axis supple lines and harbor facilities on the Libyan and Tunisian cost in unco “irs: attack1. an official communique reported today. Ground fighting in the desert was limited to patrol action but the >em:>o of tile fighting was increased and casualties were inflicted en the enemy on several sectors. ’"Activity in the fighting arca was c vfined to offensive patrols and fighter-bomber attacks, said the communique. “Little enemy opposition was encountered.” ■The Tripoli harbor and highway .junctions in the area were heavilv bombe*! Thursday nigh!. Tile railw iv station was damaged bv direct hits and large stores of military supplies set on fir*1 “Fighter planes, attacking from low altitudes shot un targets In the battle area and attacked enemy transport columns between Gabcs and Sfax (in Tunisian Tripoli harbor was heavily bombed in a daylight raid Friday. Fighter squadrons destroyed a number of enemy fuel trucks on the read north of Ga bes.” Bulk of the men in the camp are from Minnesota. Indiana and Ohio. Denison Kansas, SHEEP DRENCHED FOR NODULE WORMS NEED MORE BEDDING Simpson aggregation scoring; 18 and 14 points respectively. They courted for mos* of these points in the last half For Iowa Wesleyan, Kenny Diehl, was high point man with 12 points and his teammate fcrward, Holly Wagner was close behind with IO points. Iowa Wesleyans made 16 field goals to Simpson’s 15 but the Redmen took ' advantage of their gift shots which i thev counted IO out o! 12 while Wesleyan made bul three free throws. Iowa Wesleyan    FO-    FT    PF Coffee Quota For Restaurants Cut! Wagner. I Diehl f Carsienscn. Lange, g Tuba ugh, g Buckner, c Lott, g Nau. f Henry county fanners woo are treating their sheep for nodule worms are urged to bed them heavily lot the first few days after treatment in order to prevent damage to their wool When sheep are dosed with phenothiazine for nodule worm c:ntrol — j the treatment recommended at low.! Totals State college — it is later excreted in Simpson the urine as a dye, county extension Freese. f director. Floyd Goodell explains iii* Robins iii, f , ubstance turns red when exposed to £>eaton, c .3 .5 1 .3 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 I 0 0 Restaurants and hotels may have difficulty in meeting all of the de-01 mand for coffee next month, the new J 4 quota indicated today. Announcement is made that they will be cut Feb. I to 40 percent of their quota for January. If a restaurant obtained I IOO pounds in January, the new quota will be 40 pounds. Also the allotment for churches HERE’S CHANCE TO HELP TANK AGENT’S WIFE The News has received the following communication: “I wish you would tell all fuel cil and kerosene users to please write their serial numbers en their coupons before handing them to their tank agents. The agents have enough to do keeping them all organized Signed. “A tank agent's wife who spends hours writing serial numbers and licking coupons. Sjfklocha. g Anderson, g Paxnhan, f Boughten, g 16 FO 2 . .0 . .4 8 .0 ...I .. 0 3 IO FT PF. 0 County Men In The Service r - The following is the address of Robert ( demand for meat. In addition. 4-H club boy- and girls from Colorado. Kansas, Nebraska. Wyoming. New Mexico and Oklahoma were on hand to exhibit animals thev had built to peak of perfection and to take part in additional features teaching them new ways to put extra beef on their steers. Restrictions On Overseas Mailings To Army Personnel A farm machinery repair school will'    — start here on January 25 and classes, According to recommendations ol will meet from 7 to IO o’clock on Mon-! the War Department, the I Hewn -days and Tuesdays for 12 evenings, restrictions will be in effect as ot Everett Clover, vocational agriculture january 15th. 1943 teacher announced today. The class- I. No parcel exceeding 5 pounds lr. Two Schools For County Farmers t Farm Machinery Repair and Evening Schools To Start and other organizations serving eof- ” — Tralnlng station. co. DS-Pla. fee, has been cut greatly. Instead oi i    _    „    r*«n-    \Tnrv« figu. ing sixty cups to the pound, the *1 0 es will be held at the MeCormiek-Deering store with I T Nelson as teacher. Tliis school is known as a facial OSYA project—a project for out oi school youth and adults. Mr. Clover also announced that the .nw..— -c. —    annual vocational agricultuie evening Madden, United States Coast ^hcol will meet every Wednesday evening from 7:30 to 9:30 starting Wednesday, Jan. 20 in the agaicuKuu German Armies In Disorderly Retreat Mt.'ccw. Bl I ss bi —UNS1 German armies were *in disorderly retreat on tht southern Russian front today as advancing Russian columns captured 30 additional towns in the drive on Rostov. "Tile enemy has been routed," tam th* midnight Soviet communique. which announced occupation of the rail center of Blagodarnoe, 60 miles north of Mineralnye Vodi which tell early in the week. Red army units smashed through • the Caucasus with little opposition. Soviet dispatches has been resum* » from tile north of Rostov where Russian columns apparently were stalled after by-passing MiWerovc, 80 miles to the north. Russian units driving westward on Rostov through the Don basin made j slow progress against determined enemy resistance, said front line dispatches which reported iu’ious coun-- ter attacks. j In this sector the Russians were said i to have wrecked German defense lines weight, cr 15 inches in length, oi 3t inches in combined length and girth. will be accepted for dispatch to Army Personnel who is addressed to an A |    spearhead    into    the    “Ros- f the following ; I tov area. The Russian din* I Barr 107. Curtis Bay. rationing offices will be required to 01 figure IOO cups to the pound. land. Mary ii Totals 15 IO 8 air. Unless the treated -heep arc heav • j I v bedded the red ‘ dye" will get on the wool and color it. Since the cdoi is fast the wool will be docked in price when shorn and marketed. Goodell strongly recommends that all sheep be given phenothiazine    Penn. treatment to rid the sheep of the nod- j    -------- ulr worm which attacks the lnteGnn.    _ „    m■    » mrMrxiTkirxn wall and renders it unfit for use as PROGRAM ANNOUNCED surgical sutures. A high percentage or sheep in all parts cf the country are infested with the worm.    I Sheep should be drenched once now, and again before they are returned    t    the    Jumcr    High    P.    T.    A. The ’•w’f'ni- Observe Their 56th Anniversary . Thomas AL Barton has bt'Gi pm ‘ meted to the rank of corpora*. Hts ad- dress is Corp. Thomas M. Barton. Radio Tech. School, Holidaysburg, Pa. P. O in care of any Postmasters: New York N. Y Calif.; Seattle. Wa si La.; Miami, Florida. Maine. 2. No parcel shall San Francisco. .; New Orleans or Presque Isle. be accepted lei room at the high school. Tile topic mailing to any of iii*' above named A will be “increasing Production for p o’s unless they contain such article? 1943." THa/Jteta Rev. and Mrs. B. G. Hankins cele-Ofticials: Tandy. Central and Tan- • teated their fifty-sixth wedding anniversary at their home. 610 West Several J I Monroe street. Tuesday. FOR JUNIOR HIGH PTA Mrs. Linnie Lyon will present the un at the Junior High P T She i Hidden Hun- again to pasture in the spring. The reborn mended dose of phenothiazine is * ( ^ U}R Qn ..onhopedic Work." ounce for a lamb and twice as muc I.    , ,----- —    ..uri^on for a mature sheep. However, there    ^    ^    shQwn is no danger of overdosing ll n„ high- ^    invited ly accurate method of measurement is , available. Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. ll talk on “Orthope: Moving pictures on A special invitation is extended to the Saunders P. T. A. and to anyone interested in food and nutrition, to Bvt. Waiter F. Barton who has been stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas, is now stationed at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. m - Pit Pfc. Ilarrv (iarinoc is stationed a’ . *........ j    Camp Hood. Texas, in the tank de- j friends called during the afternoon j HtrJver scn(x)l in the headquarters and ! Refreshments of tea and wafers wen I sevivce company and students u nserved by Mrs. Beth Griffith.    I    ment. In the evening a cooperative sup- j    ■». per was enjoyed by twenty-four rela- | private Clarence E. Messer, 1132 tires and friends.    j    Technical School Squadron, Flight Rev and Mrs. Hankins received j 305, Basic Training Center No. many greeting cards, potted plants and I a a F T T C.. Miami Beach. Florida. cut 'flowers, also a lovely magarin, J ^ ^ ^    gJ2 ^ __ ‘    L,ocust received an interesting lette. , from her grandson. Robert RusstU. 4-DAY OLD INFANT    i    *«*»»■ Hc saldri 'TJ;aft .h^'"' uNorth Africa and liked it theie. Inducted Into Army Leo Harold Summers has been inducted into the army, according to word received at the Selective Serv- induct cd attend. TAKEN BY DEATH Donald Leigh, tem’ day old infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Thomson of near Lockridge, died at the Memorial hospital this morning at six o’clock. _ The    bay is survived by his young Hilt. Heal Estate reports tile salt* of parent.. Ute mother was formerly in Tile days a it warm, but the nights att very cool. The letter was written Jan. 5th. TRACY HOMESTEAD I    ON    218    IS    SOLD Deed Given ice office. Summers was ! min IWUI       rrslfnrrt man Ottumwa.    Tl    farm    OI    Ga    acres    Ux-uled    on    Miss    Marjorn    7?    .    .    , William Morrow who recently en-listed in the marines, but was unable 1 to get in, has volunteered for the army, through the local board. deed to an un- on ic 218 and adjoining Mt. Pleasant or. ’he north, to Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Meeker. James Green has given a Norine Green, his wite, lot IT1„............ divided one-half    interest in    Jefferson Commital service will    be    held    at    the    township subject    to the    hie    estate    of grave in Lambirth cemetery    Sunday    Maurice Green    under    the    will    o afternoon at 2 p. rn.    Ruth Green. i chic ago livestock Chicago, Illinois (INS’ -HOGS: 9.-000. steady; Top: $14.90; bulk. $14.70 to $14.85; packing sows, $14,00 to $14.50; pigs. $13.00 to $14.00. CATTLE: IOO. steady; Calves: IMI, Steady; choice beef steers, $15.00 $16.50; medium, $12.00 to $15.to: yearlings, $12.00 to si6.OO SHEEP: 1.500. steady; iamb' >15 -50 to $16.15; common. $13 50 to $15.50; yearlings, $13.50 to SH 50: ewes. $6,00 to $8.85; feeders, $13.00 to $14.CO. Estimated for Monda> Cattle. i;>.-i OOO; Hosts: 35.000. Cheep: 12.0' LOCAL HOG MARKET (At the Kiev Station) Market steady. Top $14.20; IGO 180 lbs.. $13.80 to $14.00; IOO to 330 lbs.. $14.00 to $14.20; packing sows. $!$ to $13.70, LOCAL MARKETS Eggs- 32c. Cream, sweet alc Cream. No. I 5Q( Cream. No. 2 48c. Heavy Hem 18*-Leghorn lleu.s lb tjcghorn Cox—Bt Ileavv Cox De only as have bf>en specifically requested in writing by the addressee and ’said request been duly approved by the battalion or similar unit command* of the addressee. |    3. Individual Copies zf newspapers, or magazines shall be accepted onl; from the publishers of such papers ot magazines, either uoon written, request of the addressee or on subscriptions now in effect. 4. No circular uniter of tile third class will be accepted for mailing to I hose points as the War Department advises it will not be dispatched from the ports of embarkation. 5. V-Mail will bo transmitted, cither when microfilmed or in its original form to all A P Os overseas and transported by airplane when such facilities are available. Air mail letters of other form will continue to be trantwiJilted, by airplane to the lxarts t° cf < mbarkati n. but the War Department advises that bo assurance can he given that such letters, other than V-Mail, will be dispatched by airplanes trom port of embarkation to localities overseas served by V-Mail. The above restrictions affect only mails t memixTS oi the ARMY and ! noes not apply to mail matter far | members I the Navy. Marine Corp* I oi Coast Guard. For further information, inquire at I' cur local Tost Office frcm the north presented the greatest threat to Rostov, gateway to the Caucasus and supply center for all axis armies in southern Russia. Russian forces pushing south on the Moseow-Itostov railway, occupied tile town of Glubakaya, 30 miles south cl MiUerov-, isolated the i garrison of this German held strong point. Bombers Smash Nazi Submarine Base London, England — GNB>— Brits h heavy bombers smashed the Nazi submarine base at Lode ut, on the French coast for tdie second successive night and resumed attacks on targets in the industrial areas of western Germany. an air ministry anu-uncement deviated today’. Two RAF planes were missing I tom the night attack. Three Jap Destroyers Damaged Washington, D. C. GNS' - In three days of furious fighting throughout the Solomons, American and Japanese force.', exchanged blow?, on land, sea and in the air with the result that three Nipponese destroyers and one cargo ship were damaged and 30 enemy planes destroyed against a loss of seven U S. Aircrali The navy communique disclosed furious action on Jan. 14. 15. and 16 which indicated tile Nipponese were inning southward to reinlorce aud ♦moly their forces in the central •'lumens.

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