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THE MT PLEASANT NEWS
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VOL. EXXI. No. 22
WEDNESDAY, J \N. 27, 1913
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
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by Paul Mai.i.on ''M:
(Distributed by King Features Syndicate. Inc.. Reproduction In FuiJ or in Par* Strictly Prohibited.)
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WASHINGTON.—SENATE REP! B-
LK ANS a.- fuming a the imp'll, .vt leadeixhip thru-’ upon them in the Flynn case by theii New Hampshire Si na I or 3tyl«-> Bridge'.
To him they attribute the prosper ti ii* e th* Bronx political boss will be Cf nfirmed as Australian ambassador.
Republican leader McNary and Michigan’s Senator Vandenberg counseled Bridges against making he extern*- charge with which he
Nazi Infantry Regiment
PANTHERS NIP NEW LONDON
They’ll Do It Every Time - - -
Work Hard Victory
the Flynn the matte merits—th mg <> Bro! Ionia tic lear: But Brid! I* vcled per.-Flynn, wine
* me o ai pi su xtent that th lo his nom Ina No other 'Ubj< the R**i few day!
nomination, cot. Idered appropriate! x political bf der in the ti Iges u,ok hi* -on a I accus he Br or bec] ynginal m bees
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n**un<* mini that a1
Is* rn ly.
Probab sued to a icr Walla war plan For iru middle cl Ix tween Others nave mj planning a .**-i The two new
The M’ Pleasant Panthers downed th*- Nev. London T.ger.s here Tuesday night 30 to 22. but the Pan.hers worked hard for their victory. In the first
quarter the Tigers although missing
quite a few shots managed to score first to take the lead which they held anni the end of the quarter. Five;
minuus had gone by in this quarter i bef or- the Panthers scored on a free greeted *.hr w by Jo* Messer, The quarte; They wanted ender! with the Tigers in the lead 8-5.
on its obvious The start of the second quar er saw
less of appoint- *he panthers playing the kind of ball (ss to be a dip- they played against Fairfield. The
: eastern war. Tigers couldn’t stop own way and Pan hers racked up a lions against and they .stayed out mix leader was the remainder of the aud to such an I out-landing player in valid objection j Howard Cot reil. who me lost shot At the sound of th*
been discussed j mg the half Mf Pleasant n cloakroom in 21-11.
| In the third quarter the Tigers were I no to be stopped and although miss-s .,n- - ;i.g *•.*:.!, < -*;p, t;.-v hit the hoop
would ; for 7 points. 5 of them being made by class Grim I* ad, who played center for the ( copt od Tiger The Panthers 'cerned to be prom- having trouble keeping up with the Tig1 r- on account of fast breaks by
them and the a 13 point lead in front during tame. The most this quarter was tallied on 6 long » horn end-was ahead,
Complete Story of Conference Not Told
Reveal Only W hat Can He Told
Washington. D C. UNS'—The White H* use today revealed that the complete story of the African conference between President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill has not been told and indicated that further momentous announcements will be made “as events unfold.”
Presidential Secretary Stephen T. Early said that the announcements made by Mr. Roosevelt and the British leader following the historic IO day meeting revealed only what can be told at the “present time/’
“So far aa present time Subsequent ch be written as even The Wh comment on the A
Soviets Also Capture One German Group
Renew Attacks In Stalingrad Area
, be lei
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complete.ap tens events
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Americans the middl* ’.ere here ai Nor was his
Attacks Governor’s Budget Figures
st a I emen -iticism mi
s will tx* wiped
gli taxes and specter! Mr
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can be con tiv*' denials The vice for himself government for Mr Ro future g off en tu class of New De for instance, bv
i. therefor un inform:
New London. The period ei.n*-d 26 to 18.
Both teams slowed down considerably in the fourth quarter, each making four points Coach Sharer then sen in an entirely new team in the closing minutes of the game This team did no* add to Mt. Pleasant’s core but managed to keep control of the ball until the game ended. The final .score showed the panthers on the loitg end of a 30 to 22 score.
Tin Little Panthers defeated the Lr Ie Tigers 26 to 15. Tile boys who
Seek Reduction In Two Departments
Roosevelt and Churchill Agree On 1943 War Plans At Meeting In Morocco
FIVE CANS FOR EACH PERSON SET AS LIMIT
jerson in without of fruit.'.
Des Moines. Iowa (INS* Attacking Governor B B Hicker.looper budget recommendations for the department of public safety and the stale boar'* of education. R**p. W A Yarer, democrat of Spirit Lake, today st .ted he would seek additional reduction for the two departments.
( t ^blanca. Pi eneh Moi occo.—President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Church;!] have reached ‘complete agreement” on war p. dis for 1943 designed to bring about the “uncondi-ional surrender" of Germany. Italy and Japan, it was disclosed Tuesday. Defying eni y tradit5 rn. the president
| The democratic representative de* J of the United States Ae# across 5.000
lent has established uliar position In this occasions, he speaks advance man for ivernment intentions. but mere is spokesman for the extreme ,1 Liberals represented, Archibald MacLeish.
played stein, Pound; Marshs The Mt Pl Lucian
in this game were: Klopfen-Ar person, Tribby, Arbuckle, SI look. Carnahan, Donald, and
clem ■a'.ant Conn
> for this game were two ■, grads, Joe Welcher and
Thus. while Mr. Wallace continues to talk. fewer and fewer people regard his words with alaim. acclaim, or any (motion.
< HOK L OF JAMI S I*. -SELVAGE,
New York business publicist, to the publicity directorship of the Republican National committee gives the new Spangler administration a different meaning,
It had been assumed that Mr. Spangler. the new chairman, would sit on the party lid during the war interim. The Democratic National committee has been cleaned thoroughly of its old personnel, and was presumed to be also entering an mac’ive period under its new chairman, Frank Walker.
But Mr Selvage was not hired to help in lid-sitting. His experience has been in the organizational type of publicity in his own New York firm and form curly In the National Association of Manufacturers.
He will organize a national publicity set up, presumably along the lines of hts experience. He is a capable, former AP newsman, who knows Washington as thoroughly as he knows
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scribed the $700,000 recommendation for the department cf public .safety as “too much” and said if necessary he would file an amendment to the appropriation bill slicing it down to $200,-000 a year.
“I can’t see where the public safe- i this cit ty department needs $700,000 a year,’.
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both nations pal ic ;>ated
miles of the Atlantic ocean for a 10-day meeting with Winston Churchill that saw the leaders of the two nations bring Gen. Charles de Gaulle and Gen. Henii Honore Giraud together tor the first time in a
later, he dispatched H irry Hopkins to the Churchill villa . and the prime minister immediately came to s ari th meetings.
The first began at 7 o’clock in the evening of Jan. 14 and lasted until 3 I o’clock the next morning.
President Roosevelt met correspond nits in the garden of his villa Sunday afternoon.
Protecting American fighter planes and British Spitfires roared overhead as the conference was held.
The only woman present was WA AC
little villa just outside Capt. Louise Anderson of Denver,
Colo., a stenographer from Lieut. Gen.
. , Dwight D Eisenhower’s headquarter :.
War staffs Confer.
„ . ~ Hopkins was among the first to ar-
| Virtually the entire war staffs of v
With 50 good patrolmen a $200 " > nmHtms. nnr-irinated in day and
rive, along with the president’s flying
o OOO appropriation would be sufficient,” "g‘ht'discussion that ended Sunday son’ Ueut 001 E;!\0tl Rocx^veK_ w! "
imgni uli>cuv,lu a was wearing the Distinguished Flying
law provides ^ rorreannndents * Cr0SS reCenU>’ awardtd him‘
Giraud and De Gaulle,
While the president’s envoy. Robt
At present the state for a patrol of 125 men.
Rent Representative At College Gym
W. S. Niehaus, representing the Bur-q ling ton Defense-Rental Area office,
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Marshall, f . Grinstead. c MtPheron g Lange, g Walter.", f Calloway, f . Sehwitzer. g Totals ...
Officials: Leyes. Carthage.
It means the Republicans are going chiefly do the fighting.
o be thorough in their preparation -
fur 1944. I REFUSAL OE HOUSE DEMOCRATS
who has been available at the Chamber of Commerce Office in Mi. Pleasant each Thursday afternoon for the past several weeks, is moving this Thursday to the College Gym.
Hereafter, landlords and tenants who wish to discuss matters pertain- j mg to Rent Control may see Mr. Nie-j haus at the College Gym on Thursday afternoons.
According to C. A. Gabeline, Acting Rent Director, the processing of landlords’ petitions and other rent adjustments in this area is almost com-
pleted. About 3.000 individual inspec-
carry tions have been made in the area.
I Anyone who now rents a dwelling for Senator unit for the first time or who acquires new’ tenants in a previously rented is required to register such
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afternoon with a press conference before a group of wai correspondents flown secretly from Allied headquarters halfway aero"- North Africa.
These are the high spots of tile conference, which Roosevelt and Churchill agreed wras unprecedented in history’ and may decide the fate of the world for generations to come:
I—The leaders of America and Britain, both military and civil, have agreed on a war plan for 1943 designed to maintain the initiative in every theater of the war.
2.—Churchill and Roosevelt agreed that peace can come only through “unconditional surrender” of Germany,
Murphy, flitted in the background. General Giraud and De Gaulle, clad in French army uniforms, appear* -
Washington. D C. — E the United States may p penalty a tot I of five and vegetables win ii rati goods begins.
The ffice of mice administration announced this limit Tuesday. It apparently reflected a pessimistic van about the size of canned goods inventories throughout the country, since up until a few hours before the announcement higii OPA officials hoped the limit might be from 8 to IO an a person.
The penalty lur having more th rn five cans cf vegetables or fruits (no! counting home canned goods oi can containing less than 8 ounces each) wall be the loss of an 8-point stamp for each excess can wheel new cai inning books are issued in three or four weeks.
An OPA spokesman said this penalty was designed to discourage hoarding However, officials acknowledged that not everyone who has a large stock of canned goods is a hoarder.
Tile new OPA administrator, Prentiss M. Brown, recently -aid it wa common practice in some areas
Moscow. Russia < INS i—Soviet forces .•mashing repeatedly at decimated Nazi r ep forma’ions in the Stalingrad area today annihil ted another complete in-,aiery vc!.nurt and forced an addl-ti na I raiment to surrender.
The Red army high command disclosed in its noon communique that Russian troops had completely wiped out the 68th German infantry regiment and forced the surrender of the 534 regiment in a continuance of it* drive T' liquid de the less than 12.000 Nazi soldiers remaining before Stalingrad out of an original 22 division."
The German garrison at Orlovk* north of Stalingrad also was reported to have surrendered.
Semi-official estimate-" placed the number of Nazis slain in fighting around Stalingrad during the past IO weeks at 185.000. Another 3,500 were taken prisoner in this period.
The Russians preceded with their gruesome ta>k of annihilation after the high command announced in a special communique that a remaining force of 12.000 axis troops had been separated into two groups. Tills handful of German troops out of the original divisions numbering seme 250,000 was caught in two pockets. One north of the Volga metropolis and the other in the central part of Stalingrad.
American Bombers Make First Attack on Germany
London. England —* INS*—-In Swift flu lf i Un Un; of th/* policy, cf attack drafted at (he Casablanca conference, United States army bomber planes carried out their first raid on German territory today, lashing out against naval installations within the Reich in a daring daylight assault.
Big Boeing Flying Fortresses and Consolidated Liberator Bombers took part in the raid, one of the few occasions on w'hich Germany has been assaulted in broad daylight.
The hazardous American sortie which tor the first time took United States pilots, navigators and bombardiers ever Adolph Hitler’s Germany
from the president’s quarters. They people to .".lock up in the fall foi the rnar|cefj the fjrRt allied ffensive ac-
were closely followed by Roosevelt himself. wearing a light gray ."Ult with the usual cigaret? holder held at a jaunty angle.
Churchill, in a dark grey suit ann with the inevitable cigar, followed them to the four chairs in the garden.
As De Gaulle and Giraud shook hands for the benefit of photographers.
Hon to follow the historic Casablanca meeting between President Roosevelt anc! Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
Nazi Sub Base Attacked
Ea‘V ' * Japan the president opined that it wa." a mo
3—Generals Giraud and De Gaulle,1 *
meeting for the first time under sponsorship of the president and prime minister, are negotiating for a united French movement designed to put French armies, a navy and an airforce again into the field against the Axis.
4—Premier Josef Stalin of Russia was kept informed cf the results of the
conferences In fact. Churchill and Roosevelt offered to meet Stalin “very much farther to he east.” but the
- ; to honor the promise
CONGRESSMEN now publicly and take the radical
appropriations, but dare their protests so far.
Same fade-out is likely Bankhead's demand that this nation
turn itself to production and let oth ^ * c}ianges with the Area Office and may i Russian chief was unable to leave the
obtain the necessary forms at the College Gym or by writing to the of their leaders Area Rent Office in Burlington. representative
Leads Officers To Body of His Wife
Marcantonio on the judiciary committee was a bit of news rating little
could have come out of the
AAA Production Conference Slated
; Des Moines, Iowa (INS)—One hundred fifty AAA fieldmen from five
driving to cut the size of the American
army would seem, offhand, to be
, . , , cr.af,o thfwip riavs but no more ominous
meddling in a military business in space tues* aa>. . u ^ ^ ^
which they are unschooled. But there news
is a valid, official basis for their move- house.
mpnt I Speak* r Rayburn and Leader
It. seems that several civilian officers Cormack promised Mati'amonm mld_wegtem states will attends AAA
of the war production board, land job, because he saved the lives oi three McNutt), think the or four Democratic congressmen in the
New York area during the last dec- ^ ^ jQwa
through With plans to raise 10.200.000 by getting the Ame.lean La ^ a chajmian
men. including the air corps tin addi- party to support lorn Harry n. Schooler, Washington, D.
non the navy’s 2,00.000,. They -1^“th^Tcl^n of - C.. director of the north-centrat reg-
even manpowers’ army will hinder production if they go
farm production conference in Des Moines February I, 2 and 3. it was an
St. Louis. Missouri (INS)—Harold L Law'rence, 27 year cid baker’s helper, early today led St. Louis county authorities to a wooded section where he left the body of his wife. El va. U. S. S. R., due to the need of his mother of tjiree smali children, after directing the present Red army offen- bating her to death with a claw-sives. ; hammer.
The president and prime minister j ----
aho have been in communication with
Generalissimo Clv.ang Kai-Shek and DIVORCE SUIT
“have apprised him of the measures FILED WITH CLERK
which they are taking to assist him in __
China’s magnificent and unrelaxing struggle for the common cause.’’
5—Maximum material aid to Russia and China will be one of the prime airns of the U. S. and Britain.
6—Roosevelt visited American stoops in the field in North Africa, the first American president to visit an active war theater since Abraham Lincoln.
The mee’ings were held under great secrecy in a closely-guarded, barbed-
Frances D. Veljacsik is plaintiff in a suit for divorce filed with the clerk of the court Tuesday against Paul Veljacsik, jr. The couple was married Aug. 2, 1930. and lived toge’her until Jan. 22. 1942, the petition stated. Cruel and inhuman treatment is charged. Mrs. Veljacsik asks custody cf their nine year old daughter.
plaints tremities to which
draft boards have
behind the congressmen. < ‘ Hatton Sumners. i~-n of the agricultural adjustment ad-
Also Inspiring them are many com- judiciary col , ministration will be principal speak-j wire-surrounded inclosure at a villa in
from citizens about the ex- oonvinred a mgjorlty O'*™™™ *'m- er I Casablanca
ocrats that they should back him in j
accept a radical, even States represented at the conference
ort! .ii sh on or inc their will include Iowa. Minnesota. Missouri,
children (rom necessary occupations,' ttiongn « meant dishonoring lhelr N(,b].as)ta a„rt Sol,t|1 Dakota
when local quotas could not otherwise leaders pledge.
*><■ fined. I K » /T’ WarjA,L?k a1 Will center on crook and livestock said.
The army, however, will Insist it Rayburn and Leader J ^ problems, farm labor and equipment J Prime Minister Churchill arrived for
knows how to win the war. Antrim '“m^.a.s‘in the house intend to ,ead farm credit, soil conservation, price the meeting Aret. When' presiden
gene in summoning married men with his refusal
1 though it
whose Spanish meaning is “whife house.”
“Nothing like this prolonged discus-vsion between the two allies has ever Panel discussions, Loveland said, i taken place before,“ a communique
MT. UNION GIRLS
WIN TWO GAMES
congressional campaign will no fade. The legislators could cut army
supports and production aids.
Roosevelt arrived by plane i few hours
MG Union girls defeated the Huron girls and also the Salem girls in recent basketball games. Tile Mt Union girls defeated Huron, I to 35 and defeated Salem, 53 to 30. Mt. Union bovs lost to Huron boys, 33 ’ 21.
For families, the quota of allowable cans and the penalty will be applied as a unit. Thus, a family of five will be allowed 25 cans.
If it had 30, the penalty would be five coupons for the whole family and could be taken either out of one book of the family or spread cut over all five bocks. EACH PERSON WTLT HAVE HIS OWN BOOK. EVEN BABIES.
In applying the penalty, OPA said it would make no distinction because of either size or contents of the can on hand in any family larder, because of the difficulty of getting every household to itemize its pantry.
However, when the rationed sale cf canned fruits and vegetables starts, different values will be assigned as to both size and contents.
Tile new ration books will be passed t-3Ci0 eighty acres out to the public in about three weeks Trenfc0n township. at schools and thousands of other registration places.
I To get a beck all a person will have to do Is to show (but not turn im his No I ration book, used now to get sugar and coffee stamps.
Before tile clerk hands out the new book, he win tear out enc 8-point coupon for each can over the five per person limit.
Persons who have an unusually larg* stock of cans could theoretically lose., by this process, half their rations,1
since the 3-pohit stamps represents half of the pc int values in the book T'other stamps, none of which will literary be taken out for penalties, will be in Thursday denominations of 5,2 and I poinis. follows:
Under the rationing system, each can Community sin. . will have a value in points. For in- Baker
stance, a can of peas might be worth; Piano solo by Irvin Ranck IO points and could be obtained by turning in two 5 point stamps.
The principal exception from the can limit will be small cans of bab, food, since many of them tall under the 8-ounce exemption.
London, England (INS)—The Nazi submarine base at Lorient on the c- ast of France w;as attacked during the night by RAF bomber', the air ministry announced today.
DEEDS FOR TOWN
AND FARM PROPERTIES
Deed," recorded a the courthouse Tire ray and Wednesday include the following:
\\ D Alleman to Harvey and Mary’ in section 14 of
Sheriff of Henry county to ’he Home Owner" Lean corporation, property in Winfield formerly owned by John Lewis. The judgment was $670 46 and ’he sale price $750 29 Charles E and Hester Morris to Homer T. Williams, 120 acre* in Jackson township.
TO HAVE PROGRAM
■OCram r r society at evening.
he pleasant Lawn th** school house January 28 is as
.nj led by H. V.
.Reading br Mary Louise Morrison Music by the Nonettc Girls, directed by Mrs ('(they.
Paper by Helen Mathews and Lila Williams Piano sclo by Marjorie Mathews.