Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - January 18, 1943, Mount Pleasant, IowaVALID RATION STAMPS
Sugar 10 - I)€C. 16*Jftn. 21
(Each stamp, Three pounds) Coffee (1 lb.) - Jan. 4-Feb. 7 Gasoline No. 3 - Dec. l*Jan. 21
THE MT PT.EASANT NEWS
VALID RATION STAMPS
Fuel Oil 2 - - * Until Jan. 26
(Each stamp, 10 gallons) Furl Oil 3 * * - Cntil Feb. 20 (Each stamp, 11 gallons)
by Paul Mai.ion M~
(Distributed by King Features Syndicate, Inc Reproduction In Full or ii Fart Strictly Prohibited.)
Army Columns Smash
WASHINGTON — THE OTHER side of tip story of the rebellious anthracite miners has not been called much to public attention.
These miner: work under a uni t\
check-off. The dues of the union are collected nom their wages by the com-j.mi- and turned over to the union. '1 hev cannot refuse payment of this kind of totalitarian levy without kuit-tmg work The 50 cents-a-mot ch ones inca < «*.*•• seems a pittance, but it is n 50 p< r-< I'ltt inert are. and the :v ertooked pond.
is that the workers were not consulted 'i he increase was voted by the union leaders gathered in a convention dominated by their sott cal competitors
on tan justify a strike lie at war, aapeclally not it winter during a ;f you were a n you do m this supposed to be your 30 often Die who levy due
Coal Strike To President
They’ll Do It Every Time —
V/HEN IT3 a dull trial like this
War Labor Board Turm Problem Over To President
Now no un ,* gainst a tjeoi m the a* a«l 1
famine But. what w ouid y our union is st f.ruanimation, b crs are politic!'
Washm'-don D C. *INS - The War . Lal>or Board todm voted unanimously to turn over to President Roosevelt th( | 20-dav old strike of the Pennsylvania > mthracite mine workers. j
A committee cf six WrLB members will confer with White House representatives this afternoon and recommend that President Roosevelt make m iern public demand, backed by aJl j his war-time powers, that the striker: J return to the pits Howmer. it was jxhntdd out that | •h< president might s’ill choose to send troops list3 the strike area
Following official notification that approximately 13/00 miners had voted to continue their defiance of Uv of the war Labor Board and r leader. John L Lewis, the board in emergency executive sessi n early ties morning and voted its action after approximately live minutes
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! me in Hill4 - ro tnterta’-nr members of the B otist M oi Wednesday and Friday of th These were all day sessions for quilting.
Fourteen members were in attendance each day and beautiful weak is being done and the quilt will soon be completed. The quilt probably will i.< nil.
At the noon hour an excell nt three course luncheon was served ai d greatly enjoyed by all.
James Anderson Rites at Cedar Falls
Heavy Toll of German
Nazis Annihilated By Hun-dreds at Stalingrad
ome iK'c: and
ind Pleasant Lawn, in Ce dar Falls Jan. in poor health for j suffered a partial .hundreds m
nw hue, Mine
Lewis oresinent of me Workers Union, uho was by the sinkers, stood to ban i * :u* .•■ t( *''' of t»* its irem the union \
already ha., branded Die 4trike J m! and warned the miners to’ it the foolishness"
• at latest repents, was unde-cujed wbe ther he personally would go lo Wilke B n re. Penr. ylvania. the strike center At the hearing Friday when the WLB ordered the miner; go buck to Lewis that bv going ii
Military Office Training Course at Iowa Wesleyan
r.ces a new Tr ur.ing, to semester to to enter the 1 as ;cung
>rk. one strike leader told - could end the walk-:ut
the strike area and mak-
*.ith tt s career
; various of Army j ai mv in- (
WE MUST SHARE WITH WORLD - - - EVEN AFTER WAR, SAYS MRS. F. R.
tract sooner Little public sympathy ha < n them m their recent these reasons. At another time, ana under different circumstances, their side of the story might have gained greater approval
A FEW READERS, not many
the peculiar notion from my recent recitation of mv fuel oil problems that I had become the meanest man in the v rid and that I was indulging in a personal complaint to get more fuel oil for myself. They should have been able to see the point clearer than that.
As everyone know •, the government officials then were announcing that leul rationing was perfect, that sup-plies were ample. The only way then error cculd be proved was by a detailed personal recitation of the facts of a typical average instance.
Much good was accomplished, immediately, Mr. Henderson announced dealers must furnish oil to holders of coupons whether or n-t they aie ug-ular customers, and thereby he corrected the basic complaint of mv ins' article. You can now get oil if you have coupons. Stories have been published since then indicating the government also will follcw the line of subsequent articles and keep homex heated, closing recreational centers, schools and churches if need be
New York — Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt aid that America mus* help the rest of the world after th«- war * even if it been giv- means ^at we will not go back to easy, rebellion for comfortable lives
•We must realize that the important things in life are human beings and not material thing:!,” she told 1,300 members cf the Carroll club. Catholic business women’s organization, at its annual communion breakfast.
The British understand Russia s and China’s sufferings. she said, and Americans must learn to understand and appreciate it
Even In Buckingham palace, she aid in reviewing her recent trip to England, “the meals, heat, and the lighting are no better Uian anywhere else, and I can tell you it is just as cold as it can be in Buckingham palace.''
Another sDeaker, the Rev. John P-Delaney, formerly in charge of radio at the Vatican, said: “The most import-: nt thing is that we share with ev erv one the wealth of the world.
lew a Wesleyan an in course. Military Officer be offered the secor young men who exp i military service, as w i women olanning to WAV! S. or SPARS The course deals
(aspects of a soldier | organization, and of gener formation. The major pai: c: the course is devoted to the administrative set-Up of the various tkpaiimen. of the army, with special emphasis on the requirements and stipul tions oi army correspondence and filing.
Material is being organize 1 on Navy administration etc. and this will be included as soon as it is available, rhc course1 is designed to give a compre-1 hensive picture of adminix: U'.e pro-iced ure in all branches of the service. To complete a wcllwounded program. the course will be concluded with an analysis oi post-war plans foi world-wide reconstruction
In The Service
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Fort Knox, Ky (Special»—Ready to begin their basic training course which I when completed, will qualify' them iOi I duty with the armed forces, Pvt. Ilar-! ley Hedger, son of Mr Mattie Hed-of M’ Pleasant has arrived at
Draft Requirements For Farm Workers Reduced By Half
^ j the Ann:red Force Replacement Tram- | WAAC.i center here preparatory to duty
with the newest and land force, cl the .nor
| Corp. Corliss It. Manger oi Glasgow.
Montana, arrived in Mt Pleasant this morning to visit his i -arents. Lr. and Mrs. M W. Munger. He is on a six day furiough. He flew to Sioux City and then came by train to Mt. Pleasant.
Word has been received that Pfc. j
The requirements that Iowa farm workers must meet to qualify for draft deferment were reduced by half Saturday following a manpower conference at Washington, D C.
Senator John H Bankhead Dem. Ala.» announced that selective service officials will issue a new directive immediately' to<o'*l boards, j The liberalization clan will make j the former "16-unit fcrmula*’ of farm j production an objective. rather titan a | requirement.
Local boards will be granted further broad powers to deviate from this objective. even to the extent cf deferring a oroducer oi only eight f irm units The new directive had net been re-
Jam f.I Mt Fie ! died at his 13. He ha three year: stroke a week ago Surviving are the widow and seven childi'Ui, John Wesley of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs Eva Jacobsen of Dexter. Minn., Mrs. Leuella Manning cf Ch >r-City. Mrs. Charlotte White. Hollywood, Cal . Mrs. Grace Olson. Stockton. Cal., Mary C , and Lucilo E . at home; seven grand children; and a number cf nieces and nephews Funeral service was held in Cedar Falls, Friday afternoon. Interment was in a cemetery in Cedar Falls.
( Moscow. Russia <INS»- Bed army
1 columns smashed lor ward tc.dav rc re > the entire sou'hern front, gaining considerable headway in drives directed against Rostov, g teway t: the Cau-casui and Kharkov, Nazi occui i* I capital of the Ukraine.
The Soviet high command in 1 oon communique announced a heavy i toll of Gei man dead and the capture j of luge numbers ol prisoners in muiti->rcnged :ffensives along a 500 mile
To Near Zero
Calif, to the aviation at Shepp&nd Field. Texas. H s address is Pfc. LeRoy Philpttt. 311th T. S S.. Bks. 833, Sheppard Field. Texas
Rationing Report on Tires and Tubes
Persistent cold temperature: Sunday and today ate deeply into fuel :il reserves and coal supplies. While the temperature did not Yeach zero on the federal weather bureau thermometer at the state hospital, the low was only two above zero end the mercury stayed under the ten above mark throughout Sundav and probably would nx get ever that m irk today,
Mrs. Chris Reinhart talking with relatives in Minneapolis Sunday night
_____e serv“ commented bout the cold weather
technical school | ice head<Iuarters Saturday afternoon. h^re Thg rep]y jrom Minneapolis
nor at any Polk county local boards ^ „Yes rs coM here toc_18 dr.
However. Polk county boards already below "
using arbitrarily an equally liberal__
draft deferment formula for essential farm workers.
The new eight-unit formula set a standard for determining whether a farm worker should be deferred. It
LeRoy Philpott h s heen ! ceived at the Iowa state select*
from the army air base at Victorville, j cwnrHav aft!
Sgt. Robert lleitmeirr, who has been on a furlough visiting his mother. Mrs.
Mary' Heitmeier. left Sunday to visit his sister, Mrs. Harlan Kester. in Denver Colo. He will return Wednesday . ,
and remain until Sunday when he will stipulates than an essentia worker to
0PA PUTS 10 CENT CEILING PRICE ON
so to his post in Alaska where he has
W ar Price and Handling Board No.. engaged in work on the highway
14. 'Iires and Tube*- lK'uexl from j ^ Canada anci Alaska in the Yukon Jan. 8th to January 14th In- [ ^j^ry
elusive ! flr
140,000 Iowa Men In The Armed Forces
Des Moines. Iowa • INS*— Approximately 140,000 Iowa men are serving in the armed forces, it was disclosed today by Lieut. Colonel O. P. Bennett, legal advisor for the Iowa Selective Service headquarters in Des Moines. In a radio address. Colonel Bennett
Howard Ensminger, Rom<
Everett Zink. Mt. Pleasant I tire.
Wilbur Watts. Salem 2 tires
Clova Stuckey. Salem—2 Dres.
Dr, H. T- Dickson. Mt. Pleas iv
I grade 1 tire.
Fred Myers, Rome—1 grade II tire. Hubert Ccbb, Mt Pleasant 1 g ude
Donald Linder, Mt. Pleasant — 1
( and. Edward Kikb, who has been stationed at Camp Davis. North Carolina. arrived in Mt Pleasant Friday to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Kitch. He expects to be here a week and will then go to Ft Sheridan. Illinois.
one who tends eight milk cc > ; or
does a compirable amount of work
toward the production of livestock,
poultry, grain and other agricultural products deemed essential.
The minimum standard formerly
was based on the 16-unit formula
Washington. D. C — The office oi price administration clamped iron price ceilings today on such rubber goods as baby nipples, hot water bot-
cing annihilated tv the he Stalingrad area as Russians pn>ceoded to wipe out the remnants of a one-time German fc.rcc of 22 divisions which refused to . urrender after being circled.
One Reel armv unit slew 1.00C Nazis in the St ilingrad area during the night and captured 850 others, the command said.
Captured war material included 20 German planes. 38 tanks and 91 gun;.
British Bombers Blast Berlin
L ndon, England - 'INS* A strong fcrce of British bombers blasted Berlin for the second time with 24 hours during th- night ar.d dropped a "great load of bombs” which leH the German capital ablrze with large f tv-. the air ministry announced today.
Less of 22 planes was not considered disprvportionate in view of the scale of the attack, absence of the element of surmise, reappearance of a strong force of German night tighter ar.d the presence of bright moonlight It was net expected that Saturday s "easy pickings” could be repeated.
The Germans u^ed between 25 and 30 ulanes in each of their two reprisal attacks against England last night. Only a very few penetrated the cuter defenses of L ndon and as an attempt to reply tc the British attaoxs on Bei -lin, a German airforce effort was regarded as completely ineffectual.
The RAF lost 22 of its huge phnes In the bombardment, indicating that a force of probably 5C0 participated. Only-one British plane was lost, :n the Saturday night attack.
The largest planes in the British arsenal, Lane ster. Sterlings and Hali-faxes. reappeared over the German city before the fires started in the
previous night raid died cut and while
ties. :ce baps, and other drug sun- ^ _ workors were still searching for
MANY HOMES SEARCH FOR LOST BREAD KN«FF.: UNSLICED BREAD HERE
Richard McCabe, son Of Mr and Mrs. Fred McCabe of Hillsboro is new stationed in north* rn Ireland. He is a technical sergeant
WAAC Motor Transport Grad
grade II tire.
Jay Wilson Winfield — 1 grade li Fort Des Moines Iowa — A recent Ure j graduate of the Motor Transport school
Frank Clark Way! nd - 1 --ait Ii j of the WcmenV Army Auxiliary Corps u' is Auxiliary Mildred T. Shau. of 409
Salem — 2 truck tires \ E. Harrison St., Mt Pleasant, Iowa.
Selected for high averages attained
H. Z. Bouge,
Rc y White, Salem
The regulations were the most stringent to date for they provide that manufacturers ot rubber goods must stamp the retail price on the article itself or on its container.
Prices cf sundries not made to the governments specif tea lions are turned back to the levels of Dec. i, 1941, w'hile wholesalers’ and retailers’ markups are established at customary ma|-gins.
Speual action was t .ken to control the price of baby nipples. None may retail for more than 10 cents each or three for 25 cents Other articles listed include combinatan syringes, k> caps, and invalid rings manufactured alter Jan. 31 according t: federal rut> bcr conserving standard:'
Stacks of mail on my desk :rom. ra- out yesterday that this fig-j Joim Bu>liarl, olds - 1 truck the. j in
tiouing board officials and suiien b rtnreseiits about 26.0C0 more men} D . piDert Ntw London - 2 truck i ates
consumers throughout the east and sornce in world War I.
central states proven what I knew. ___
that mine was net a personal fuel problem, but an example of a national problem of the average individual.
cover the wrongs, defects and inelli-ciencies by saying "yea to cveiything. It. might better net exist.
So also with the peonle in my opinion. They serve themselves poorly who will not speak for justice. If a "ycs-people,” they will will
Dale Pipe tires.
Glen Shull. Mt. Pleasant tires.
2 truck tiles..
Army aptitude tests, these graau ates have been schooled in motor j transport work and are now ready I truck i for assignment to serve with the Army 1 on jobs which include inspection
THIS KIND OF C RITICISM justifies itself by the defects it corrects in the war effort. Yet, there are a number of stood citizens who have writ-
Z 1 ho„„,y advocating that this.become a weak people and the,
, ,, uinHv; hr st on- deserve oppression.
cr.t,cif.n and all otlu, kmct ■ fVw 80Vernment officials will cor-
pcd. Tins It print pa.riotlMn......., ^ misUlkc8. even alter
rodding. unless the prodding is
Farmer’s Elevator, Mt. truck tire and 1 tub£.
John Collins, Mt. Pleasant, 1 pass, tube.
Albert Roth. Mt. Pleasant, 1 p ss. tube.
Nick Roth, Mt. Pleasant — 1 pas-.
1 ’> maintenance, and operation of motor
AG EVENING SCHOOL TO STRESS WAR GOALS
A search was started in manv homes today for the old bread knife and probablv you were looking ioi youtl too, that is, if you bought a leaf of bread fr:m your baker or grocer today.
Unsliced bread, long outmoded and almost forgotten, made its appearance for the first time in several years today and it lfcelv b- her* for the duration. Returning as a wrar product, the unsiiced loaf is offered in an effort to held down costs and save wax paDer. Uns/t-d bread usually Vas double wrapped.
But back to that bread knife. It. had been shQved aside, put in the back of the knife drawrer. used by the children as a sawr and used by the family occasionally to cut a cake.
Many persons had tlirown the bread to an> camp knife away, or lost it. Eh'en on farms quartern!.
where bread baking more recently has o'Daniei. speaking in support of llis become a lost art. the bread knife had bill, aid :*-would place with the sec
victims among the debris.
German airforce plane.' replied to the British atack on Berlin by making two feeble attempts to strike it London, They never p-ached the heart of the city because of the terrific barrage sent up by new type anti-ai craft guns. Some bombs f'U on the London suburbs and p infs on the southeast coast were attacked.
NEAR SALEM DIES
WOULD RESTRICT SALE OF LIQUOR NEAR CAMPS
Washington, D. C. <INS>—Senator O'Daniei, democrat of Texas, announced to day that he will introduce in
the senate a b 11 :e prohibit s^ie 0i intoxicating beverages in and adjacent u:e aimed forces ai
Salem, Iowa — Word was received here today of the death of Mrs. Cora Arnold Roberts, 74 years Cf age, which occurred at. Lincoln, Nebraska, when she resided. She was the daughter of P. c Arnold and v. -s bom near Salem where the family resided for a
number- of years.
The body will be brought to Salem, Fuesd iy at 4:00 o’clock and burial will be in the East cemetery.
The two "oils. Mr Maurice Roberts .iUd Mr. Arnold Ft.berts and wife will accompany the remains here for I urlal
Criticism is barred only in the c-un- t1(tl
James Walker, pass. tube.
Wm. Feehan, Ml. Plcasan
tries we fight against. Each man in a democracy must decide such a mat- j strong ter for himself. For myself. I see my
duty very clearly.
— gains in strength ana ^
wisdom from clean criticism, and the
eternal vigilance of its citizens against, cue could ever make.
wrong, their alertness in safeguarding j It ^sTw^k-minded that The Cub Scout meeting scheduled
their rights. | “ ‘ ^ the factg of them. for Tuesday night has been postponed on the same evenings to conserve gas
1 Imu one week to January 26
But. to say that our people cannot J ^ ^ cummins. Mt, Pleasant face facts and truth in war-time is pas& tube
Democracy ga„, m strength and fthe worrt criticism
dean criticism, and the I this nation and its people, that any
nment is so bad
The opening meeting of the Agri cultural Evening school will b«- held in Die agriculture room at the Mt Pleasant High school at 7:30. Included among the subjects to be taken up are swine, beef cattle, dairy, poultry, sheep, eugs and crop production. Emphasis is to be placed upon increasing Cub Scout Meeting Postponed producti:n to meet war goals. The
_ Future Farmer organization has ar-
disappeared. There'll be plenty o searching the next few days, i r tlier are very few. if any. new ones avsn able in stores.
CIVIL WAR VET DIES; FORMER RESIDENT HERE
it lanes oi war and nav>
Mrs. It. S. Galer h ivc gw-
he determm- rn a deed to Leslie D. Hill for nine
atie.n of limit
i <i ?* > r.h ; y.
•!i w ulcl be re
HIGH COURT UPHOLDS CONVICTION OF A.M.A.
__Washington. D. C. ' INS) Ih- su-
W. H. Jay of Audubon, a Civil War preme court tc a- UnanUnousl.v uphel , veteran who died Saturday, was a the cc^viction of the American Medical former Henry countv resident and will I As-ociation and the Medic# Society oi
awes ill section 18 of Trenton town-eiiip.
Tne First Universahst church ha.-given a deed ter nine acres and for ab in section 18 of Trenton township.
Inducted Into Army
Grant William Coopet Henry countv resident, has been inducted into Die
ents here.5 the District of Columbia for violation armv under another Selectw Service
The press would serve poorly in this war if it attempted to selves.
This. I know is not true.
ansed for the we of the R-mnasium j beWR, of the She.man anti-trust, law in the
I, ... . ' first of its kind to reach the court.
; held today.
board, vccordlng to word reeehed the local board.
oline and tires.