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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - January 16, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news vol. 92, no. 13 it. Pleasant Iowa Friday evening january 16, 1970 Price to cent colder ,5�?~i a or. Haselmayr new president of la. Wesleyan or. Louis a. Haselmayer chairman of the Iowa Wesleyan College faculty and a professor at Wesleyan since 1952, today was named bar the inc Board of trustees As thie 23rd president of the College a cording to e. A. Hayes chairman of the Board. Hie appointment pm. I. Is effective or. Haselmayer is a graduate of the Newark Academy and received his b a. From Williams his . From Yale and his . From the general theological h. S. Student Council head quits Post Brenda Bratton. 17, daughter of or. And mrs. Morris Bratton had submitted her resignation As president of the it. Pleasant High school student Council. Miss Bratton a senior had her resignation read to other members of the student Council and submitted copies to administrators and the Board of education. Her letter was As follows indicate reduction Iii armed forces Washington up a the Nixon administration has apparently decided it can reduce the number of men in uniform during the next 18 months until the u. S. Military Force reaches the size it was before the Vietnam War buildup. This would mean that by mid-1071 there would be 2.7 million men in the army Navy air Force and or. Haselmayer 58, succeeds or. Franklin h. Litten As president of Tho College who resigned last summer to take a teaching position in the religion department of Temple University. Or. Haselmayer has headed a three Man interim administrative Board which has operated the College since or. Litters departure last june. Or. Dan Throop Smith a professor in the Stanford University graduate school of business and the Wesleyan trustees vice chairman for education said of or. Haselmayer a appointment a was president he can be counted on to devote All his thoughts and energies to the continuing development of the College. New paths have been established in recent years notably in the Wesleyan plan with its interim periods in the academic Calendar and concentration by All students in successive years on areas of study and action especially relevant to our troubled world. With his understanding of academic aspirations and limit january 15, 1970 As of january 15, 1970, i Brenda Marine corps. In december the Seminary Wilt Post doctoral work Bratton turn in my resignation to troops level stood at 3.35 million at Oxford University. He has taken the student Council of it. Pleas and was 3.461 million As recently As summer courses at the universities ant High school. This act is a pie last summer. Of Paris Salzburg Florence and test to the system under which the the Goethe Institute and has been student Council is forced to work. A member of the Iowa Wesleyan the student Council is expected study program in Sweden Russia to be the stamp of the Nistra and East Asia. Tion not a working body of Stu or. Haselmayer is an associate dents. We have authority to do editor of a the anglican theology nothing but support the admits Cal review a and a lyrical traction and in my opinion ibis he has been president of the Iowa does not fulfil the purpose of Stu colleges English association the Dent Council. Student Iowa poetry association and the should be a place where students mount pleasant Community con learn the Workings Cert association. Hts professional memberships defense Secretary Melvin r. Laird revealed this Outlook when he told a news conference in los Angeles thursday that economics during the first two business years for which he has devised the defense budget will result in the elimination of 1.25 million military and Council civilian jobs. Laird said the a a bulk of the Pentagon a reductions would be military personnel bringing forces Well below 3 million men. The new figures Are reported to Call for a 540,000-Man troop cutback a 130, of a demo critic society. Students need to try new ideas and take the consequences whether they include Success Are Phi Beta Kappa Alpha Psi or failure. Omega Sigma Tau Delta the i would like to list for the coun-1 000-Man reduction in government modern language association of cil some of the events which have civilian jobs and a decrease of America the National Council of led me to make this decision 580.000 in private defense employ teachers of English the College i. After working on Homecoming ment. English association and the and earning our own Money we Church historical society. He is were told we could not buy a wed listed in the a dictionary of Ameri Ding present for a faculty member can scholars a a a who a who in without the consent of or. For american education a a a who a who Manek. In the Midwest a a the dictionary 2. I serving As president of the of International biography and Council could not use the office a the Royal Blue he is a paper Cutter without the approval member of Lambda Chi Alpha and of the principal the it. Pleasant rotary club. 3. Any petition or opinion pole 0 0 0 that is circulated by the Council or. Haselmayer is the author of Bas t0 go through or. Formanek so a. Six books in the Fields of Church office tion. Or. Haselmayer May be sex history and literary criticism three j 4� if the nation seems to be books of poetry 45 articles in pro appropriate the faculty feels no fess ional journals. He has written qualms about applying pressure so extensively on the history of Iowa that the Council will not veer from Wesleyan including a the 125th the pattern the faculty thinks suit anniversary history in 1967. The Able with reference in particular the Only firm figures previously released cover the 300,000 men scheduled to be eliminated from the armed forces by next july i plus 72,000 civilians to be fired by the same Date. In addition a top defense official has estimated that economies by july i 1971 will eliminate approximately 225,000 private defense jobs. Pouted to provide the leadership in collaboration with the faculty and students to put the Wesleyan plan on a solid basis to realize its great potential a Quot All those concerned with Iowa Wesleyan can look Forward with Pride and Confidence to a new period of vitality in the College tinder the leadership of or. Hasel Flayer a leadership which will be based on a rare combination of Ini tattle and Wisdom a or. Smith said. Inc trustee Richard c. Lee chairman of the Board of the capital City state Bank Des Moines and a 1931 Wesleyan alumnus mid a Cdr. Haselmayer will bring to the presidency not Only his distinguished background As a scholar and Leacher but also 18 years of out _ a banding leadership and service to the College As head of the human it would give property Tiea division and Angush depart owners assistance ment and As faculty chairman. I can think of no one More qualified Des Moines up a the to to carry on Wesleyan educational a Senate has passed 53-2, a Bill Iowa Wesleyan alumni society a the recent disturbance about made him an honorary alumnus in dress policies 1967 in recognition of this Public these Are Only a few of the Man cation. He has done extensive pub infestations of what i consider to location in the history of the . A dictatorial school system. The sisterhood and is the biographer of students Are treated As uni port Belle Babb Mansfield the first an puppets to be manipulated and woman attorney in the United not As people. The entire system states. He has published articles seems to feel that the students on Iowa methodism for the Forth Benefit from being excluded from coming a a encyclopedia of world any Type of planning for the school. he is the curator of we Are told not to get involved we to hold inquest into murders Washington. A. Upil a Washington county Corner Farrell. Jackson will hold an inquest into the murder of United mine workers Union official Joseph a. A a Jock i three Young men were killed and one injured when this 1969 Plymouth a Road runner went off old Highway 31 just East of the Skunk River Bridge about 12 30 . Friday. The car travelled nearly too feet before coming to rest Down an embankment on the North Side of the Highway. Yablonski his wife and daughter. The inquest in the courthouse Here will be held Jan. 23 at 930 . Est. The Public will be admitted. The historical collection of Iowa Are Tol 1 not to try to better our methodism and an sex offi Cio Mem a Booi Ber of the commission on history and archives of the Iowa conference of the united1 methodist Church. Inc Board hears students protest to let the faculty do they the Iowa Wesleyan College Board of trustees meeting Friday morning to hear the recommendation of the presidential selection committee gave a Large group of Iowa Wesleyan College students a hearing soon after the meeting opened. This was a first for an Iowa programs Many of which he instigated and to stimulate the College to a yen greater Heights of service to its too Bishop James s. Thomas of the Iowa area United methodist that would give property owners increased assistance payments if they were forced to move their location by the state Highway commission or private Utility companies. The Bill covers property owners Church Des Moines an sex offi Cio who Are forced to move or Discon that because that is what were hired for. I can no longer in Good conscience sacrifice my beliefs about what a student Council really is. I cannot be a part of the Continua this was a tion of the frustration of the Stu Wesleyan Board of trustees that is dents of it. Pleasant High school j to give a Large student group a this resignation does not mean hearing at a Board meeting. Robert that i will not continue to work for Harris Iowa Wesleyan student a better High school. I feel that the president has been attending the position i am now holding is not Board meetings and was present in helping anyone and that perhaps if i tried another Angle i could get More accomplished. I wish to thank those people who that capacity. However he was not leading the student protestors. About 80 students gathered at the Entrance to the Iowa Wesleyan have supported me and ask for Library some outside and some in tember of the inc Board of trustees mid a we know of or. Waseta Nayert a scholarly credentials and commitment to the College. He has been both scholar on Campus and Good will ambassador abroad. Quot to find a president who knows the internal situation so Well is a decided asset. When a new president comes in from the outside it Mims some time to gain a knowledge of the Campus situation. No matter How perceptive he is no president can find a substitute for living with a situation Long enough to understand the nuances of thought and feeling. In or. Haselmayer we already have this fund of knowledge and understanding. In my judgment we have acted wisely in electing or. Haselmayer to the presidency at this time in the history of Iowa Wesleyan too the new president has been head of the English department of Iowa Wesleyan since 1952, chairman of the humanities division since 1954 and the first elected chairman of the faculty since 1968. He has been chairman of the curriculum committee the Library committee the faculty interest committee the academic standards committee and was a member of the goals committee which developed the Wesleyan plan. He has served on the International understanding committee and was director of the germanic Institute. He is director of archives and College historian founder and editor of pts fun Magazine and editor of the faculty Library lecture series. Tine their business or farm operations by the commission or Utility companies that have the right to eminent Domain. Their continued support. Not As president of the student Council but As a concerned student. Peace be yours Brenda Bratton fior Mike Rose Bill Sief Mary a Abadi Mike Wilson Larry Jackson Bill Ball Linda Dietrick Patty Welch Chris Bratton Paulette Strong Marjorie Hudson Jan Heaton Steve Carlson Jackie Chinn John Basehor Loren Gracy Deanna Philbrook and sue Warner. Two of the speakers were not in full Accord with the statements of others. Some of the statements won applause in varying degrees from the students. There was reference Back to the controversy in the drama department but mostly the comments entered around Birch and Wright. Applause was Light in response to the final statement of Hadley who urged that the new president of the College not be anyone on the Campus or a in this tile students concluded the presentation in an orderly Way and left three killed in spectacular i car Accident defer action on salary Bill j Des Moines up a tile Iowa House today deferred action on a Bill to Correct a Windfall pay raises Given some county officers was hair by the 1969 legislature through an it plea ant three Young men were killed in curve East of the Bridge stantly and a fourth was injured in a spectacular one car Accident about 12 30 . Friday West of it. Pleasant. The men killed were Frank Lou Fuller 26, it pleasant Albert Laverne Barrett 23. Of near Salem Kenneth Leslie wat on 21, Stockport route i. Injured in the Acci Gene deck 25, Side some carrying Small statements some being vocal and others just listening. They surrounded e. A. Hayes chairman of the Board of trustees at a turnstile inside the Library and spokesmen made de f us o o o mands that they be permitted to Board Learned from the and speak before the Board in the and ministration that procedures have joining room. Board members been started reconsider the mat i could be seen gathering through employment of Birch and the Glass of the International . The Board authorized a room Resolution expressing the interest of they made repeated demands j the Hoard a the student presenta that they be Given time a a now in tion anti the matters brought be response to suggestions that they for it an emphasizing that the be Given a hearing later. There was boar j relies on the administration applause As the student spokesmen a conduct Hie affairs of the Coll 1 voiced their demands. Too or. Hayes conferred with the Board of trustees and there was Ege along policy lines set by the Board. Too thursday evening the faculty in error in wording. The Bill was deferred following a dispute Over a democratic sponsored amendment which would allow county boards of Fujier visors to establish their own county officials salaries after dec. I 1970. Meanwhile the Iowa Senate endorsed a similar Bill a without amendments a on a 56-0 vote. It was sent to the House for consideration. Senate minority floor Leader Andrew Frommelt d Dubuque said he would vote for the Bill unamended but said he hoped the House tacked on its amendment to let the counties set salaries for their officers and deputies. The House amendment is sponsored by reps. De Skinner a Des Moines and Ber Priebe a Algona. Agreement that the students should Crest committee passed the follow All be invited into the meeting and Long Resolution resolved that the arrangements were made for Stu Iowa Wesleyan College faculty feels dents to speak in an orderly sequence w Ith each giving his name and the group or area he represented. The ranks increased until there were about 150 students in the room. Most two accidents reported to police that every Effort should be mad Quot to retain or. Wright and or. Birch and that the interim Board decision two accidents have been reported to not retain these men be recon to City police. Side red with the Aid of the exec at 4.45 . Thursday a 1968 Tive Council and that the result of j Ford driven by Tim woodsman 16, of the talks were relative that consultation be presented to and owned by Martha Hooven was failure to employ Bruce the headed North on Cherry Street. The three men were apparently i killed instantly As a result of multiple cuts and fractures. Do k is reportedly in fair condition at memorial Hospital with three broken ribs cuts and bruises. Harry scuff Rural it. Plea ant was the first person on the scene of the Accident. He saw deck trying to climb the embankment investigated and then Tot k deck immediately to memorial h pit is. Too the Accident occurred just cast of tile Skunk River Bridge on old Highway 34, six mile West of it. Pleasant. The car a 1909 Plymouth 2-door a Road runner was headed East. The car evidently travelling at a High rate of Speed left the South Lane just As it entered the Allister route 4, backed from a parking space and collided with a 1959 Ford driven South by Wade Mcbeth. Both cars were damaged. Mcallister was charged with making an illegal so Art from a stopped position. The car Cro red the North Lane no gave led some 115 feet along e shoulder before dropping off the North embankment. The car c interned Mother 150 feet along he Lope of Hie embankment clip Ping off Small Trees and Brush and Cornin to rest nearly 300 feet from the initial kid Marks. Clothing and Metal pieces from the car were left h in pug m Trees and scattered along the path. Too All four no n were thrown out of the car one body was lying about 4fi feet West of where the car stopped against a tree. Another body Vas lying closer to the car and a third body was pinned under the c r. Highway patrolmen county authorities and others placed the Quot bodies on stretchers and the Stretcher were pulled up the n u in uncut by a Chain. A wrecker pulled the demolished Plymouth off one body. Tin Bode s were taken to the Beatty funeral Home Here. Before new Highway 34 was opened a number of persons were killed in accidents on the same curve or on the Bridge. To the Birch and Frank Wright in the the constituent Assembly Stu when he tried to turn onto Cedar department of religion for the dents passed a three Point nes Olu j Lane the car struck a Snowbank coming year. There were criticisms tion thursday evening 15-14 i. A of individuals and of the procedures letter to be drafted to parents 2. Some of the talks brought out that attendance at the Board of trustees the students had misinformation meeting 3. Questioning of College Espie the need for Clearing of some officials Ai the Friday morning con aged areas of communication became vocation. The convocation had to apparent in the discussions. Be cancelled because of the length Kent Hadley vice president of of time required for the student the student body presided. Speak-1 hearing before the Board of misers included Steve Blake Paul re i tees and went across the Street into a driveway and collided with a pickup truck owned by Kenneth Gill both machines were dam Woodsmall was charged with driving without a valid License. At 2 . Thursday in the too Block of South Jefferson a 1967 Chevrolet driven by Everett my investigating death of facility official Coralville up a the Quot Johnson. County Modi a1 examiner today was investigating the death of a John f Dickenson 38. He first superintendent of the state Saccu Ity medical facility at Oakdale who was found dead thursday night. I Coralville police said they received a he nun r of the Pine Edge Mo-1 Here saying Dickenson was dead. Hee said it was not a violent death. Dick n on who lived Here with his wife and family resigned aug. 4 As h id of the facility in Oakdale. He had been hospitalized earlier with a broken leg suffered in a motorcycle Accident so an acting administrator \ is n hied to supervise opening of the new facility. Though Dickenson was involved in planning and staffing of the tout it Ion he never actually was in charge while it was open. Before and after his resignation he expressed bitterness that the facility did not have what he considered Suffi a Call at 8 50 . Thursday from Dent funding. A
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