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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - January 23, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news partly Cloudy Section one 2 sections vol. 92, no. 19 it. Pleasant Iowa Friday evening january 23, 1970 Price to cents these Days by John Chamberlain making sure we have Oil and Gas the Domestic Oil companies have taken a terrible beating from the liberals for defending the Oil de depletion allowance which they claim is necessary to finance the search for new Wells. They done to deserve the criticism they have been getting. For if anything is obvious it is that not enough capital has been available in recent years for seeking out new Oil Fields within the strategically Safe environs of the North american continent. The rewards for discovery should have been greater not less. It is not that Oil itself is such a rare commodity. The real bottleneck in our Energy requirements is the inadequate Supply of natural Gas. The discovery of new Gas Wells is ordinarily a by product of Tho search for Oil if we done to Drill for Oil we done to add to the Supply of Gas. Its As simple As that. In 1958 the actual consumption of natural Gas in the u. S. Exceeded new discoveries for the first time in our history. And since Gas now provides a third of the Energy requirements of the Economy this should have been a warning to the tax a reformers Quot who want to make it less attractive to engage in the exploratory drilling that usually turns up Oil and Gas in the traditional tandem relationship. If something Isnit done to encourage Gas production How Are we going to keep Pace with a demand that is sure to double within the next Twenty years too fortunately there is some Balm in the development of modern fuel technology. It is now possible to Liquefy natural Gas which Means that it can be put in a form that permits transportation by ship and Barge. By Cooling Gas to minus 259 degrees fahrenheit the volume shrinks to one six Hundredth of the volume it originally had. This Means that it can now be brought from North Africa to the u. S. East coast at competitive prices. Too the Elpaso natural Gas com Pany recently worked out a Pioneer Deal with the algerian government to bring liquefied natural Gas to american users. The terms of the Deal Are rather canny for unlike the big International Oil companies which shake in their boots because they have risked their capital in the ownership of Wells in Libya saudi Arabia and elsewhere Elpaso has merely signed a con tract to buy a billion cubic feet i Day of liquefied Gas from Sona Trach the National algerian Oil and Gas company. The contract is scheduled to run for Twenty five years. In the nature of things it cannot be disrupted by a nationalization Quot shenanigans the algerians can Only Hurt themselves by failure to deliver the Gas to refrigerated u. S. Tankers. By making no investment in fixed property on foreign soil Elpaso has eliminated the danger of becoming a Pawn in the complicated politics of the Middle East. The algerians Are investing $500 million in their own pipeline facilities and liquefaction Plant. They Are also providing two refrigerated tankers at a Cost of $35 million per ship. Al faso will Supply seven or eight tankers of its own that could be used on other runs if the contract should be abrogated by a Mediterranean War. Nigeria not to professes know of u. S. Offers of Aid Lagos up a nigerian officials professed today to know nothing of president Nixon a offers of massive Aid for Nigeria and a leading Lagos newspaper said Secretary of state William p. Rogers is a not Welcome Quot in Nigeria. Alison Aquida an official government spokesman said he knew nothing about More planes and 40,-000 tons of food which Nixon announced the United states would Send to Nigeria to help fight starvation and disease among ibo tribesmen in former Biafra. A a you a better ask Nixon about 20 years for former Taylor co. Official. Ii Bedford up a former Taylor county treasurer Ward Poore was sentenced to 20 years in prison today and fined Over $150,000 on two counts of embezzlement. Poore 56, resigned1 As county treasurer shortly after the $150,000 shortage of Public funds was discovered in late october. Uj5. District judge Thomas Brown sentenced Poore to to years in the state Penitentiary at fort Madison on each charge of embed Lement to run consecutively. Poore was Given 60 Days to make an Appeal of the sentence and Bond was established at $25,000. The crime was the largest embezzlement of Public funds in Iowa history. Gartin t o open Law office or. Donald e. Gartin attorney of it. Pleasant announces that he will open his own Law office As of february i 1970, in the colonial building located at 117 East Mon Roe Street in it. Pleaseant. Or. Gartin has been associated with the Galer Law office since graduating from the University of Iowa school of Law in 1965. He resides at 103 Exchange Street in it. Pleasant. Or. Gartino a Wile Connie is employed As a nursing consultant at the mental health Institute. Mrs. Gartin is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. The Gartino a have two Small boys. Or. Gartin has recently purchased the office equipment and fixtures of Harlan w. Bainter who will be closing his Law office effective february i to become a District court judge. Them a Aquida said. A the announced it we too u. S. Embassy officials said they could Only confirm that one initial shipment of american Aid consisting of 50 jeeps 50 trucks and three Mobile hospitals had been requested by Nigeria. In the White House announcement the president said Nigeria had requested the extra Aid. The first mercy Relief flights were reported in route. U. S. Embassy officials said six transport planes and massive supplies of protein Rich food could be transported to Lagos on 24 hours notice but Nigeria had not officially requested it. Too the morning Post newspaper printed an editorial today chiding Rogers for his Public statements on the nigerian civil War and saying the american Secretary of state was not Welcome. A it is not easy to understand Why Rogers wants to be in a country he saw no Good in and spoke so ill of recently Quot the newspaper said. Rogers leaves Washington feb. 7 on an african tour. Reports of victorious Federal troops raping White Relief work nurses gained credence when Brig. John Drewry the Canadian member of an International team invited Here by Nigeria As observers said he had heard stories of such occurrences. Too Lagos up a the first of president Nixon a mercy Relief flights neared Nigeria today with a Complete Field Hospital and 25 jeeps to carry food and supplies to the starving people in what was Biafra. The flight left Bostons Logan International Airport late thursday following the White House an announcement that Nixon was responding to an emergency request from Nigeria for postwar assistance. Or. Robert l. Price Deputy director of emergency health services of the u. S. Public health service was aboard the flight due in Lagos this afternoon to assist in the Aid program. Gen. Yakubu go won a nigerian government had no comment on the White House announcement that Nigeria had requested the emergency Aid because up to a million ibo tribesmen were near starvation. President Nixon a press Secretary said the United states was making available 40,000 tons of food per month in addition to the medical and transportation supplies. House votes 19-year-Olds adult rights Des Moines up a the Iowa of the amendment when it comes to House surprised no one today As it a vote of the people passed 84-34 a measure to Grant and republicans on the other hand ult rights to 19-year-Olds. Said voting without other Legal in a partisan Battle. Republicans lights was not acceptable to the asserted their majority muscle and voters. Rep. Ray Fisherr grand altered a measure passed by the Junction said the right to vote in hmm m a Mph students in District contest play Mitis students participating in the District contest play a the doctor in spite of himself strike a pose from one of its scenes. These performers presented the play Friday Jan. 23 at i . In the High school auditorium and will a appear at different times saturday beginning at 9 a m. When play readings will also be Given. From left Marty Neubauer As lean Rolinda Mcneiley Lucind Esteve Wettach reroute John Burrow a Panarelle Elaine Keefe Martinet Kent Kiesey Valere and Kevin Wiley Lucus. The contest is sponsored by Hie Iowa High school speech association. The presentations arc open to the Public Senate last year to give Olds the right to vote. The final version of the lower voting age Bill combined a stipulation for full Legal rights now enjoyed by 21-year-Olds with the vote. 19-year without outlier Legal rights was granting 19-year-Olds a Only half a loaf although democrats voted against the constitutional change they pled lower age to Ped to wage a hard Battle to obtain approval of the whole package from Iowa voters. House democrats charge that by combining the two issues republicans have virtually assured failure to remodel and expand Don and Mary Kiesey of Home the supreme court today de Justice William j. Brennanjr. Said j furniture 104 West Washington Kirk files suit to delay desegregation Washington up a gov. Indications were that the tickets Claude Kirk of Florida filed suit have been returned. The office of manding that Federal school Keseg his had been sent Back relation standards be applied equally to All states. Kirk said that if the supreme court demand for a racially a a unitary school system Means massive busing of pupils. As now interpreted by courts in Florida his state has been Given an impossible task. Ile said in a Brief that meeting the court deadline of feb. I for wholesale reshuffling of student bodies would Cost millions of dollars that the state does not have. As a result he contended Florida stands to lose its rightful share of Federal Aid administered by the department of health education and welfare. Senate votes approval of James Gillman t and a trip to Scotland since the contract will account for a third of the hard currency which Algeria receives for exports thus relieving the necessity for a foreign Aid Quot there is every reason to believe that there will be strict performance with no political pressure from the algerians on the . State department to alter its policies on the Arab israeli question. After All Algeria has Gas reserves estimated at 150 trillion cubic feet still the strategic question remains the u. S. let itself become too dependent on liquefied Gas from overseas. The Mediterranean could be closed by a War started by Egypt a president Nasser regardless of the algerian need for earning hard Western currencies. There is still a Good strategic reason for giving tax advantages to our Domestic Oil companies for explorations designed to make us self sufficient in our Energy requirements if the seas Are closed. Distributed by King features Syndicate three seek chairmanship of democrats Des Moines a idea a a contest appears to be shaping up Over the selection of a new democratic state chairman. Main contenders appear to be Clif Larson Ames and Dan Johnston Des Moines with Paul Kampen Ottosen also in the Field. The present chairman Clark Rasmussen Des Moines has asked to be relieved of his responsibilities feb. 15. The democratic state Central committee is scheduled to meet in Des Moines wednesday evening Jan. 28 to select a new chairman. They Are no use to anybody if they before selecting a chairman can t be matched with Western however the Central committee will. Have to decide whether they want mar e s to continue the policy of having a paid full time chairman or revert Back to the old policy of having a part time chairman. Larson was one of the Early supporters in the democratic ranks of Harold Hughes and also served As Campaign manager for e. B. Smith in 1962 when the Iowa state University professor ran for the . Senate. Larson also served three years As an administrative assistant to congressman Neal Smith and presently is Story county democratic chairman. Johnston lawyer served one term in the Iowa House of representatives and was an unsuccessful two years ago in his bid to be elected attorney general. Anipen is Humboldt county democratic chairman. The audience attending next monday evenings travel and adventure entertainment at the Iowa Des Moines up a the Iowa Senate today confirmed the appointment of James Gillman As commissioner of the Iowa department of social services after running into unexpected Opp Ashition from sen. Clifton lamborn a Maquoketa. Gillman was appointed last August by gov. Robert d. Ray to Suc Kirk told a reporter a i am go old Maurice Harmon who resigned ing to be in compliance by sept. I i0 take a Post in Baltimore my. And the rest of the states Are not. J lamborn who cast the Lone Dis so you the court Are shipping my setting Voto against the Confirma states tax Money to give to other Yon objected to Gillmann decision states not in j10 halt Corn Trucott Ion of a $3.5 million the Republican governor went to medium Security Center at Anamosa the sup erne court clerks office to file in person an original suit the Iowa legislature in 1967 a which one state May bring against reprinted the funds to construct another. Under the Constitution i the Center known As Eagle Ridge such suits come immediately to the Winch was to have housed criminal supreme court. Kirk Nard All 49 first offenders other states As defendants along the Senate social services com with hew Secretary Robert h. Mittee has approved a Bill that Finch. Would Transfer the balance of the Kirk a petition was the latest j appropriation to the old age assist development in the struggle by j Anco Oak program which has run Southern states to delay integral into financial difficulty. Announced today their plans to remodel and expand the facilities of their business. The decision was reached when Harlan Bainter accepted the appointment of judge for this District and announced the closing of his office. The building at 104 and 108 West Washington is owned by or. And mrs. Kiesey. The Hanna real estate firm is also located in this building and will be moved to another location according to owner Charles Hanna. The Kiesey moved to it. Pleasant in april. 1954 from Washington Iowa and started the Home furniture company. Over the years the business has been expanded to include Many Fine lines of furniture carpeting and Home furnishings. A with the announcement that or. Bainter would be closing his Legal practice we Felt that the Ideal time had arrived for us to consider further expansions Quot or. Kiesey told the news. The amendment in question was sponsored by rep. Make toe Van Nostrand a Avoca. In closing remarks he said the amendment was a reasonable and acceptable to the Van Nostrand Wras bitterly opposed to a lower voting age during the 1969 session. A i intend not to vote for this amendment at the polls but i could live with it a Van Nostrand said. Democrats had questioned the a Good Faith Quot of Van Nostrand s Vinton up a a Vinton Man amendment citing his vocal oppose arrested in connection with the tion to a lower voting age. Bank robbery at Garrison thurs the House spent All morning Deday. Committed suicide by hanging bating the Bill. In addition then shortly after to a in. Today in the Bire thursday session was spent on Benton county jail. The measure. Democrats on thurs John Tharp. 21. Was being ques Day had introduced about 50 Amend held after bunk Rokl Tery hangs self toned by Federal Bureau of investigation officers about the Garrison robbery a Branch Bank of the state Bank of Vinton. Authorities apprehended Tharp about 35 minutes after the robbery and said Tharp was driving a stolen car and brandishing a Shotgun. Officials at the Bank said a Man wearing a ski mask and wielding a Shotgun entered the Bank about 2 45 . And demanded Money from a cashier. Ments to Van Nostrandt a proposals. Three injured in collision on 34 West the construct in on the project letters was halted several weeks ago after some $226,900 was spent. U delay a in school a Lff lamborn requested that the Senate delay confirming Gillmann a a pertinent for at least one week in order to Call him on the carpet to tion orders. Thousands of petitions resolutions telegrams and Wesleyan Chapel will travel to Lave been sent to the High court. Scotland with Jonathan Hagar. Hagar popular in his previous appearances Here on the kiwanis sponsored series will bring the color motion pictures and the narration. Accompanying descriptive material about the entertainment Struc Tio. After about 45 mum is o states a with the unmistakable i a Cox f a a o i 3 ii in r debate lamborn withdrew his be Hagar touch it is a person to per w i Quot quest son Story spiced with humor and sen Ernest Kosek a Cedar a a spectacular look at a great and Washington up a the kids. Who is chairman of the Senate court is receiving thou social services comm to tee j Oom Sands of petitions resolutions mended Gillman for taking a Defi telegrams and letters urging it to Nite stand on How to help finance delay total school desegregation in the Oak program. He said Gillman the South until next september. Has told Iris committee that he will ground fire Brines Down 2 helicopters Saigon up a guerrilla ground fire brought Down two More american helicopters in fighting reported today boosting to 15 the toll of . A copters downed in the past two weeks. Figures supplied by the sub. Command said the losses brought to 6,351 tile number of aircraft j fixed Wing and helicopters a lost in combat and to operational three persons were injured in a two oar to widest on Slick Highway 34 about 3�?~4 Miles West of it. Pleasant near Westwood at la pm. Thursday. Miles coffin 22. Fairfield suffered head injuries and possible internal injuries Gary a roue Ison. 26, Fairfield Arm and leg injuries and possible internal injuries and William Mchugh 46. Chicago bl., broken Arm. Concussion and possible internal injuries. All were taken to i a Washington up pres Morial Hospital by ambulance and ident Nixon today pledged supports Zeigon transferred to mercy for a proposed $12.5 million anti Spital in Iowa City crime program for the nations Cap according to Deputy sheriff Cleo ital where he said even Congress Johnston who investigated. Coffin men who live Only a few blocks was driving a 1964 Mustang East and away Are afraid to walk Home from Samuelson was Riding with my. Nixon backs fight on grime in capital the Capitol at night. Washington mayor Walter Washington outlined the program to Nixon at a White House meeting and told reporters afterwards the City administration intended to meet the a cancerous crime the mayor said Nixon Quot offered his full Mchugh was driving a 1966 rambler station Wagon w est. Johnston said that the station Wagon apparently skidded into the path of the Mustang and the two vehicles collided head on. Both were totally damaged. Noble land Quot. A Scotland is brought supreme to us in All its rugged the time is 7 30 . Explain his decision for halting con causes since Jan. I 1961. A total of three crewmen were wounded in the two crashes thursday one near Datum 60 Miles Northwest of Saigon the second in the a Shau Valley in South Vietnam a far Northwest Corner. Military spokesmen reporting the losses said a total of four americans have been killed including a . Army colonel and 20 have the court fixed feb. I As tile Cie do whatever the legislature demands been wounded in the 15 crashes the program if approved by Congress would increase the City a i uniformed police Force from 3.900 j to 5,100 men by june 30. Largely to combat an increase in armed robberies and narcotics violations. Nixon said in his state of the Union speech thursday that Washington should become a Model for Law enforcement for the country. He said a i doubt if there Are Many members of this Congress who live More than a few blocks from Here who dare leave their cars in the Capitol garage and walk Home a Lone segregation deadline in a series of of him cases from Louisiana Mississippi Alabama Georgia and Florida. The courts landmark school desegregation ruling was handed Down in 1954. During the past two weeks. Semi trailer goes info Yard a Semi trailer driven by Ronald e. Troutman. Wever route i Slid off East Washington Street in the 800 Block at about 10 20 pin. Thursday into the Dean Doven Spike Yard. The Semi struck a Light pole and damaged it. According to police a left wheel on the Semi struck the Center medium at the intersection of 218 and caused the Rig to slide sideways and Jackknife. The Semi is a mail contract Hauler. Although Florida gov. Claude r. Kirk or. Was not a party to the Case he has asked to intervene to request a postponement. One draftee to go in february plane crashes near ski slopes some melting for a change suggests anti Trust suits against networks Iowa City up a a us a varsity of Iowa Law professor who higher temperatures and Sun specializes in communications Law Shine were welcomed in Southeast said today antitrust suits to break Aspen. Colo. Up it since Iowa draft boards been ordered to take Only men with ski Era Iowa Friday. The temperature Jav Jap clothes broken skis baggage and w As a fall the Way up to 19 degrees chunks of twisted Metal littered at mid afternoon. J i the area where a commuter air temperatures were sufficiently lottery numbers up to 60 in crashed thursday killing High to cause some melting on school boards of Bay and Alachua uary Tamly one Henry county Man bound for vacations pavement and sidewalks the first in Florida Winch were Wil leave for induction feb. 16 in-1 Prado s ski slopes of several Days. Stead it tin cd. The twin engined Rocky Moun a five Inch snowfall mostly of j the number of the Man who will Tain airways plane slammed into the Light Fluffy kind caused a a go is no. 51. Two other men with j a retaining Wall about three Miles Snow pack condition on Many coun j numbers Over 60 were ordered to West of Here As it made it second try roads. On the pavement an ice when the boards were in approach to the Airport on a flight1 coating formed the first Coin authorized by the United states Congress was the 1787 Fugio cent says the National geographic. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon in Beauty shops where chatter fills the air the talk alone will often curl your hair. Parties also have asked for a reconsideration. Other Florida political figures notably state Sens. Tom Slade and Dan Scarborough have urged the court by letter and Telegram not to insist on a a drastic mid year Slade sent the justices round trip airline tickets to Jacksonville so they could View in person the consequences of their decision. Although most of the justices declined to discuss their correspondence up the three major television networks might be a partial solution to upgrading programming. James e. Meeks said such Trust busting would make the networks common carriers which would distribute someone rises product in much the same Way a Railroad leave formed they could Call men with numbers up to 90 but. Since this was changed their induction notices have been cancelled. Jose Ferrer won the actor of the year award in 1950 for his performance in a Cyrano de from Denver. Until the Pilot Russell s. Harrison 35. Morning of Golden colo., reported his were responsible for Many car Windshield was icing up shortly be i skids some of them resulting in fore the crash about 8 . 1 property damage accidents. Highest temperature of the last which Grover Cleveland was the Only 24 hours was 24, which was president born in new Jersey. Corded late thursday evening. Ships freight. Now. He said networks produce and distribute programs for local which remained stations some of which they Awn. Around nine of clock Friday he compared the situation to Thiec hazardous conditions j in the 1940�?Ts and 1950�?T when Hollywood companies which produced and distributed films to Heaters they owned around the country were made to divest themselves of ownership of part of the vertical arrangement. Re
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