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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - January 17, 1958, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
If you miss your news Call 75 City cab Between 6 30 and 7 00 p. it. Pleasant news partly Cloudy these Days by George. Sokolsky the a daily workers the closing 0f tile daily worked and the resignation of John Gates from the communist party May give the impression that that party is dead. John Gates editor of Hie Quot daily workers and once the commissar of the Abraham Lincoln by it a which fought in tile Spanish civil has been an important figure in tile communist party had served a term in Pri son under the Smith act. Since Stalin a death there has been a split in the american communist party Between those who accept Moscow s word absolutely and those who Are critical of the Kremlin. Among the Many who have resigned from the party under these circumstances has been Howard last the Willer who in soviet Russia has been acclaimed As the Foremost. American author cd this generation. Tile a daily workers had been in existence 84 years the reason Given for the suspension of Hie publication is Lack of financial support this is Only True to t,.e extent that soviet Russia would not support a newspaper edited by tile right Dev i Louis John Gates. Tho american communist party has never been Short of fun such being provided either by Rich americans who v ish to remake the world or by the Kremlin. In february 1957, at the tenth National convention of american communist party a tent quarrel took place Between Kremlin crowd and the right win1, who Weie attempting to follow Earl Browder s com opt of american Ltd cent Tonalisa that is that economic end social Cut editions in the United states Are different from other countries and that therefore the rules set up by the Kremlin cannot applied to this country. Soviet Russia requires each communist party in every country to a Branch of the russian party Aud subservient to it. During world Wall because communications were difficult Browder was Able to establish a nationalistic communist party in the Quot United states. Immediately after the Browder was expelled from the american party. However american communists had experiences a measure of Freedom from soviet dicta and some preferred it. Furthermore As the cold progressed. Russia tended to ignore the party and to depend More and More upon spies and agents whose Job was not so much a nation and propaganda As it was. And is. and sabotage. Those who favor being subservient to Moscow under any circumstances Are led by William z. Fus Tei and Eugene Dennis who have Long been party functionaries. Opposed to them is a group led by John Gates editor of the Quot daily who employed this party newspaper to advocate his Point of View Gates has held that russian communism inconsistent racist in the sense that it Lias become overtly anti semitic violently anti american ii. Fact. Is forcing upon every member of the party an attitude of treason. The Gates faction sought to sell the medication. Marxism is a Mon Beautiful package. Even on0 wrapped in the ame Iran Flag this sentence May sound though i question the sincerity a Gates a motives i do not. Many communists have faced the proposition that they cannot submit to the Kremlin demand that they robots without thought or emotion. Vol. 80. No. L l it. Pleasant. Iowa priday evening Jan. 17. 1958 by Carrier 30# per week by mall $7.50 per year favor boost in debt ceiling a 7-foot-5 and lonesome Lee soon Kevin who towers 7-foot-f>, walks along a Seoul Street with his brother Lee soon Shik a scant 5-foot-s, and ponders his lonesome life. says causes a sensation wherever goes and can to find anyone to Hobnob with. eats three times As much As the average person weighs 395 pounds to his brother a 150 pounds. I International bound photo j a High Mound a ast at work Quot High ground Quot by Charlotte Hastings place in the Convell of our lady of Rheims a French nursing order near Norwich England in the year of 1947. This drama chosen for the annual Junior class play will presented on feb. 12 and 13 at it. Pleasant High school tryouts Are Over and the cast of eleven hard working juniors Are now on the Way to putting on a Star performance. This is tin Story of an artist. A at. Capably played by Madeline Chark about to executed for the death of her brother. On her Way to the prison she and her guards Are marooned in the Convent during a heavy rainstorm. Tile great Dyke is holding Back the water but it is expected to break any moment. Sister Mary portrayed by Sally Wilson will not accept the fact that us artist is guilty and along with her worried thoughts about the flood she sets out prove that her theory is right. findings will Surprise you and keep you wondering until the very end. J others in the cast Are Freding a Savely As nurse Phillips a grave minded woman who takes her Job seriously Virginia Burroughs play lug nurse Brent an untidy Happy go Lucky girl. Christi Strang Pov i trays sister Josephine and Mike i Jarvis dons Tho role of Willy pent Ridge the Convent Handy Man or. I Jeffreys is acted out by j. J Casa i Nova the Convent doctor. Moth r Superior is rightly Lavod by Janet Timmerman and Melling the of Fleer by stove Voit. Muss Pierce is i enacted by sin Mcgohan and i Martha Pentridge is portrayed by i j Peggy Riley. Kenneth Butzier along with Lim Ca Lanferman student director is directing the suspense filled drama. F. B. Townships plan �?T58 program farm Bureau leaders from Tippecanoe Salem Scott Jackson , Center Marion Nev Guidon and Trenton townships met at the farm Bure in office Jan 13 to plan their 1958 township Prog Anis township directors ladies chairmen and Aoji olnsted committees comprised tin More than 40 present the committees have planned a Good vane program Tai the Mem hers this Yeai and hopi that it will encourage attendance at the meetings. During the Quot afternoon Phil Baird county Extension director related to the group the latest information on the Quot Challenge to Iowa Quot this will a is it admin stat or informal discussion material on Many pertinent problems facing the i it eople of Iowa stated that information will Over television radio and newspapers during a six week period beginning this month several of til Quot townships decided to use the discussion material Turin february. Vote favors new addition at Golf club Dunn resigns Boone Man. Rash victim As head of i Perry Una a ii year old go a. Boone Man was killed Early today go. Hospital a Quot. A Bree Miles South of Pei i v rile victim killed outright . Identified As Arnold Morris of Boone. Ripped to seek election local car badly damaged it car Din to by Orville Nesbitt. Pleasant was badly damaged three ear Accident on it Hon Alii i m ill v uns Pep i v lid it Koppel t. Ii ii it Mona Quot has announced today that h will seek election to a third term Sis Polk county rep i tentative ii tile Iowa legislature and Tau i t int Long into opposition a do placed Justice of the p i Quot i id j Borderie in of i it it it Anes Al tamed nomination a Poi from ii Quot by Oaptar of or Arr a office to a a i i it Inmei a t in t it min ii ton Polk county however a two i a i Cidrat Ives the orlon eat us lid ant a Day do itt i b la 11 eel ill t Burlington lit 4 p in sintered a of ii blood was taken ways Means committee approves Scalp pc to a ill in v i Iii 111 Bur Ling Aud it 11 a \ cling v est i d in 11 Tfirn to a h i i ton w in la an East i vet i by round i Btu Tigon it hut i of t nos id 11 j t Cai was drive i and i car owned Burlington the in pm at t a ice Smith w a at a special meeting of the St will old Eis of tin it. Pleasant Golf and country club thursday night improvements in the form of an addition and cd ranges to the club House were voted by a 3 to i margin. There were 47 stockholders present at the meeting and 49 others voted by proxy. Another meeting w Iii held in two weeks at which the stockholder will raise the clubs debt limit from $5,000 to $14,000. It will Necea eary to change the clubs articles of incorporation to do so. Also at thursday night s meeting a voluntary assessment of $10 a member was taken for the Small in it and North of the club House and $400 was collected. Eighty six members attended the meeting in All. In the August 1957 Issue of the soviet periodical John Gates was identified by b. N Ponomarev member of the Central committee of the russian comm a Rist party As a revisionist. Such Al mention is equivalent As a warning j of Early excommunication. In november 1957, repro sen to lives of the soviet communist party and tits ill other communist controlled a Ali soil countries signed a joint declaration in Moscow pledging their support to marxist Leninist principles and denouncing revisionism As the principal present danger to the party. That cooked Gates a goose1 within the party. Either the american party had to become in Detjen int or throw Gates out. They threw rates out. The closing of the Quot daily workers therefore was accomplished by the Kremlin with the object of proving who is the Boss of the american communist party. Obviously it is Nikita Khrushchev. Earl Browder in his lectures at Rutgers University makes the Point that the dogmatism is often hypnotized by the logic of the word by Tira t is not the sole explanation. If soviet Russia loses the discipline Over communist parties it loses an effective Arm for it it has to substitute espionage and sabotage corps it is sound for the Kremlin to discipline those who dare for any reason to show any signs of in plan to make county livestock marketing Survey livestock committee leaders from Lee Washington Henry Des Moines Keokuk Muscatine Louisa. Jefferson Davis and Van Buren counties totalling 63 in All Mot at the Bra Elton hotel wednesday Jan. 15. The group of men heard Harley Shannon assistant director of the National livestock and meat Board and Al Yuska assistant Field director of the Dairy Industry and Dairy promotion Assn. Stan Nicol of the Iowa farm Bureau federation of the livestock department led the meeting and gave background material on livestock problems. The group discussed livestock and neat promotion Quality improvement and foreign exports the possible effects of increased hog num tiers during 1958 and the integration into the livestock Industry. Members of the Henry county livestock committee attending were Carl by in Allen Poth Herman Wolf. Poy Dustman Robert Young v d. Eek a it Nathan Elliott and Vernon b of this committee is planning to make a county livestock marketing Survey. They will j passengers for Omaha Nebr gather data to provide a directory beyond of Henry county a marketing facilities. The will gather the locations of the diffident Type of markets in the county and also data to show the density of different markets or Sale Points in the different areas. They Hope to establish a i tio ship to the marketing facilities with the number of livestock raised in the county. California zephyrs East and West to Stop announcement is made that the California zephyrs a ast and West will Stop in it pleasant on demand. Starting february i. The westbound train will Stop Here to permit passengers from Chicago to Detrain or to pick up Donald Dunn adm in of i memorial Hospital thre it years announced his resignation to the Board of trustees of i Litho pit it i thursday evening the resignation is coh n. April i tame to the veal Hospital a administrator on May i. 19 i Din lug that time. Lie was Hie boards representative in tie main phases of the building proc Ain at the Hospital. With the opening it t the new addition had general supervision of the reorganizing for the use of the Large building and was quite successful Iii making Ila Transfer smoothly. Or Dunn expects to end Al Garrett biblical Institute at Evanston 111, at the Start of i l o Spring tri in in Early april mrs. Dunn and children will remain in it. Peasant until tin it to o of the school Yoni the Hospital Board has taking applications to till Caney caused by or Dunn to on. I eld by John k Audi of j in Moines Democrat who of announced wha in i i a has not will seek go to California Uhm Iff mined Russel Van in Vul . Thursday a i term Ai that started the a res g oath Ivy Rice it pleasant Rural b my detained at Ontario Caidin in the arrival of Dei Parent mind mrs Paul Rice who left a Quot t to Fly Titer tiie girl loft her Home last week a of Wilbur Williams Atwo of it plea int and who left last week my i reportedly visiting relatives in California. Ton lie pm a i tot to eat meld it a id lilt i via w a. Making to at an inter Cut bound car in it of irk Sirn. With the. Tight ear broadside shoved int a Oil lilt d with i in i Hii v i on i i to Stab Hendrickson was a ism Tak n Hospital tor i Check up but found not in la Hurt Nesbitt. 1057 Cadillac was dam aged an i j limited $�?T.�?~0�?~0. T u n cd irk son ear about shoo Ami Smith 1951 pout Lac was totally wrecked a of Poncet of Polaris launched Cape canaveral flu in it Quot components of the Navy intermediate Range ballistic wits launched successfully from the ape canaveral Center. Ohs Jet la ends 10.000 washing in. Ins the House a d m Aims committee approved president Eisenhower s -qttr.vt today for a temporary five it lilt to d liar hike in the National d by Selling. Tile 2n to 3 \ followed rejects n of a move by rep. John by in Ltd it win to hold the t Nii any im-1 disc to Titre billion Dolla is pile Bill Winch is s t for House action on Pue Day puts the Ceil leg at 2b0 billion dollars until Juno to. A 9, when it would go Back to j present level. If approved Fil mily by Congress a Sveet cd it will make the fourth t line n pre Mienl Eisenhower to five Yea m offi Cio that the Selling has been i thied above the statutory limit of 275 billion dollars. Vol no against the increase were rep Byrnes. Burr Harrison Ltd it a and Noah Mason Ltd in. To Byrnes motion was rejected on i \ jct vote that one member. I was overwhelming pin pre Idem sought the increase o the government can borrow t a us v to pay Ita. Bills spokes Polaris men Aid it also will give them missile t Oda v test lug i i is reported that the prowls visible tor about 4ti Sec As it climbed vertically to feet and then veered gently to the the Southeast Haze disappearing in inc Junior accepted Cor first annual work Camp in �?T58 two accidents in Wayland area mrs Marjorie Farrier Brighton i suffered Shock and mouses when j rho 1955 Mercury la i driving j went into a ditch and filled Over a it the West i of Wayland on Elfr Way 78 at 8 a in i Kha lit a As or at a at a do or. It Bice. Mrs. Farrier a. Driving Ca t and i n she came Over a in i a a train a Proa in i the Highway. She applied the brakes my the car skidded a ire and went Uto a ditch tin machine truck 1 Cement Culvert and to Down i g times Landing on it tim Mercury was virtually d and 1 mob. Bed in the a Oiden while Deputy Robert no Ecol on was investigating was notified it i in other avoid a tit one no South and one mile West of Wayland which titties Hie eastbound Zephyr will Stop Here to pick up passengers for Chicago or to permit passenger from Denver col and beyond to i happened about the Ann leave the train. J a county maintainer operated i. Present indicate that Frank Farmer. Wayland backed the westbound time Hen will j into a car driven by Theodore 7 05 in the evening. The train will i techs at Wayland damaging a i a partner in Agency announcement is made of the j forming of a new insurance part a Ner shop locally with r. A. Dick Wilson becoming a partner with his father in the o. T Wilson Agency. The new Agency will known As the Wilson insurance Agency. Dick has been associated in the insurance business for some 12 years and not Only is Well versed in Tho business through his experience but also has taken numerous insurance courses. attended three Mutual Alliance schools took a course at the state University of Illinois and now is taking a three year course offered by Purdue University. Found guilty of improper passing win the and leave Chicago at 3 30 . Eastbound time is 9 to a in arrival in Chicago is at i pm tile change is being made of the same time that merger of other trains Wall take place As previously announced. Pendent mayor Mcbeth Iii mayor Wade Mcbeth is a medical patient at memorial Hospital. entered the Hospital thursday and l. Ill ii pm pneumonia. La a. John s. Walker it. Madison was found Guilly by a Justice jury in the court of Justice Rudolph Eckey Friday morning of an improper a my charge. Walker was ordered by Justice Eckey to pay a Fine of $50 and costs. The charge was lied against Walker by Don Platt Highway patrolman last dec. 23. Walker pleaded not guilty in jul Tice George i i ans court and posted Bond. Heals asked for a change of venue i and it was granted. Giving testimony for the state i at the Tiia i were Platt James Green. Stanley Mathews and Dean a Carroll a trucker from Ottumwa. Walker and his wife testified in his behalf. It was brought out in the trial that the improper tim nearly caused two shaken up Asar Rolls Franklin m. Mccord 19. And Frank Hennesey both of new Lon do ii. Farmer a spreading gravel v. Hen ask Ham to drove up la Hind tin maintainer. Farmer raid i d Sec the car when started backing the maintainer. Burlington mayor faces indictment Burlington in., in Burl to it ii mayor Ray Morrison a. Charged with Drunken driving in the d a yester i Don were Only shaken up when the in indictment returned by j car in which they were Riding went Moines county grand jury into a ditch alongside a gravel Road v is free under $750 Bond three Miles South of Winfield Al 5 j . Tuesday and rolled Over land i ing on its wheels. The 1955 Buick driven by Mccord was badly damaged in the Accident and will probably total out the car is owned by Mccordis brother in Law Leonard d Ander-1 son of new London. Mccord was driving South when the left front tire went Down. lost control of the car and it went passing viol into the ditch and rolled Over the an Accident j men were on their Way Home from the cd Anre originally a fill by Buffington pol in last month before Morrison took office Jan 2 his car allegedly truck a Park d car in which mrs Richard Stutz Man of Burlington was sitting she a is injured slightly. Quot the Hasty heart Quot again tonight members of tile jury were Helen i work near Winfield Wrhen the Asci Haworth. Marguerite Mertens Dent occurred. Helen Rohde James Prickett. Stan 1 Deputy Robert Nicholson invest a r i gated. The opening performance of Quot the Hasty heart a at Iowa Wesleyan Drew a Large crowd thursday evening. Hie play Well received and praised will item a Huixi this evening at 8.30. Bill Stoneburner a Junior at Iowa Wesleyan College from los Angeles Calif who has been Mak ins his Home with the w 8 will tors dining this school year lifts ii accepted As a in embed of the i t annual Africa student study Wink Camp for the summer of 1958. I program is sponsored by a pious of interested americans us in interdenominational interfaith undertaking to promote a basis for development of better understand ii. And diplomatic Goodwill tween the african nations and the United states. The participating african nations Are the Cameroun Nigeria Labella Ghana and Sierra Leone political educational and religions leaders of by nations Are actively supporting tie project. The student group from in u s. Will consist of foul of five parties of approximately 12 Hunts in each group with a Cerro guiding number of african student working with the american St intents a1 a unit. La u s sponsors of the program include kit y governmental officials neb As pedal assist. Bec of tee John Irwin Iii Well known Odie a tors such As or Steven s cd try. Head of the department of Reb. Ion Brown University or. it Robinson chairman of the trip a stated a this will to Chance to build a creative and con Struebe relationship with the emerging continent. A a the program begins with a six i mentation period on Jinn 18 it a i. I v secretariat building in new cml this program is being ii a ended by u. S. Governmental j tills business people with experience in Africa u. N personnel african b elders and Mission executives. At Monrovia the groups will sep aral and each of the five will proceed to a different country Foi the k part of the program the pro a it probably will building a Pink ground for children repairing ii -1 dining rooms of a school Mali n it or health Center or possibly a Jim a Well for the beginning of a a supplying system. An a Tricano craftsman will a in Cli of the work in each area no the materials will supplied b. A a people. In addition there an african co Leader with us Merican leaders who most Likely will a College professor and i a it ten african students will live and work with the group. A Quot dings will set aside for seminars and discussions under the it a i. A dance with african by i newsmen religious labor and education leaders brought in from time to time there will a period of fun with Folk songs and Folk dancing americans and africans will Exchange a in i of their Din rent cultures week end Field tips. Chiefly by a Lead w ill made to villages chief stains Mission station government officials labor Headquarters political organisations and to Industrial installations. In leeway in Lon term Loans for the 25 billion Dol Lais in Short term notes coming due Iii the next 90 Days. Tri a m y ret Ary Robert b. Anderson called the proposed Boos t a 280 Bill in dollars Quot adequate but not excessive a said a three billion increase would let the Treasury Quot get by a tar a paying its Bills is concerned but would fail to give the margin of flexibility a needed to borrow Money in the most economical manner. Elthon not to seek nomination Fertile la., it ins a former Licu tenant governor Loo Eiilwn of Fer tie t h k himself out of the 968 political campaigns today. Elltion who served 53 Days As a a nor following the 1955 traffic Ai rident that killed former gov. William s b a oily. Said would not cd the Republican gubernatorial nomination. I listed the pressure of per on Al a. High reason for political office. Boy s been asleep almost 13 years at Hie end of the work Camp and study project in each country All groups will assemble in Kano. It grift for a week of evaluation of experiences from Kano they will Fly to Europe for one week and will give a report to the French and British authorities based on their Chicago. Ins a Chicago experiences in Africa Mother prayed today that her son after tile flight trip Horn. Jiw Quot a a a eventually awaken from the Stoneburner will appear before educational service and religious groups in los Angeles telling what saw and experienced in Africa. Bill is the son of or. And mrs Lesley w Stoneburner of 3701 Muir yield rd., los Angeles 16, Calif. His father operates an automobile repair shop and hts Mother is a sales woman in a department store. Prior to attending Iowa Wesleyan College was a student for two years at the University of Southern California completed his secondary education at i it of i v High in los Angeles in 1055 at Wesleyan Bill is working for his room and Board. Last summer it Ved is an admin Tetra tic assistant general office work for Vernon contain corp. In los Angeles two previous Summers worked in a factory As a labourer. also in worked As a Christmas extra for the postal service his College activities have included cheer leading Iowa Wesleyan Tau Kappa Epsilon Secretary. Freshman Council chairman orientation committee International relations Council treasurer chairman High school College International relations Day i sleep that engulfed him almost 13 i years ago. 1 Paul Sowa 19, a victim of in i 5 Chous encephalitis or a a sleeping i sickness a began his Long slumber Jan. 20, 1945, when was six years old. Now a five foot eight Inch youth Paul is Normal in every Way except that his brain is asleep doctors Are doubtful that Paul Vail recover but his Mother mrs Fernley Sowa. Remains hopeful. Sic raid a Pray for a Miracle. left it in the hands of the Winfield Bank elects officers Winia old a file Farmers National Bank elected the following directors at the forty fourth annual shareholders meeting this week Harry. Olson w. J. Grimmer Arthur by Johnson Lester Gipple. Chester w. Haight c. B Van soc Herman Wolf Alden Firke and t. T. Warren. At the organization meeting the following officers and employees were elected Harry. Olson president w j. Grimmer vice presi his i a Miou act Ului Haw t t a it a Quot Bert w i j w. Johnson and George. Kepper quite extensive Junior High group St. Paul s presbyterian Church l. A. Sunday achoo Leachie Junior High and High school in los Angeles and it pleasant student Leader at two work Camps in new Mexico <�?T56 and �?~57. Saxons Huy Crenshaw Myca vice pres. Chaplain his Council Crenshaw. Delegate to commission conference 1954 St. Paul a. Hitherto fore the Wesleyan students travels have been limited to the United states. Assistant Cashiers and Wilma Kongable bookkeeper. 110 served Rabbit about to were served at the Stag Rabbit dinner at the american legion Hail thursday night. The menu consisted of Rabbit Slaw dressing. Coffee bread and butter. Entertainment was provided afterwards. Legion commander Richard Howe was the chairman in charge
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