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VOL. LXXL No. 23
THI RSU AY, JAN. 28, 1913
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
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By PaulMali.on M
(Disiribated by King Feature* Syndicate, Inc., Reproduction in Fall or ii, par* strictly Prohibited >
New Bombing Attacks
\\ ASHING J ON — I iii. ROOSL-\ I I/r-c IIIHi Hill prom I* *■ ct heavy actions, great batt his and smashing victories to come .II naturally stimulate the inquisitive imaginations ol Americans who, like myself, knew nothing of the plan — and should know- nothing Yes
Dining Car Cook Admits Train Killing
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Signs Full Confession “Lower 13” Murder
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es, California 'INS)—Rob-Folkes, 21 “zoo! .suited** negro ar cook today had dict.'.ted and a full confession of the throat > train murder last week of
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errna ny.#| would giveMrs. Martha James. 21-year-old wile
Secreting details of the confession until Oregon authorities arrive to help clear up th* nu. tw. of iowe, 13 . Lo Angeles police, however, told h'.w Folkes re vert led intruding into the berth of Mrs James
ted sitting upon her chest I her throat several times " de tared Detective Cap-Rasmu.ssen.
: no doub •i H •sinus' "n sa: ilk'-.s admitted the no motive, polio
Wright Seeks Damages Totaling $587.56
Lynn Wright filed a suit with the lor It of the court against the Chica-, FuM.ngion *nd Quincy r i.roau to day .seeking s.587.55 in damages which Wright claims he incurred on a shipment of cattle handled by the rail-load.
The cattle were yarded at Holbrook,
‘Bust Germany Wide Open’
Is Battle Cry
Tons of High Exolosives And Fire Bombs Dropped
London. England 'INS'—Th" Angl' -American a‘r force campaign to “burs* Germany wide open" moved forward
A: izona, on August 2. 1942. for ship- . today with another heavy attack by
ment to Rome, according to the petition. The 45 head averaged 609 pounds at Holbrook. They were delivered at Rome six days later, or on August 8.
During that time the cattle had been fed 600 pounds of hay. or about ll pounds per head, which is about one
British 4-motored Lancaster and Halifax bombers on industrial areas in the Rhineland.
Six of the huge British planes were lost. Indicating that hundreds let* part in the sortie.
Preliminary reports of the new attack said that several hundred tons
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. Iv tn<- Nazi forces I out, Hitler can still .sort ol belonid and the Balkans meiand and Central ts temporarily, west Hitler has been o it ol Marseilles, icipalion that one oi iurchili “heavy ac-invasion of .souttierfl Mr. Roosevelt hinted ’iKike el tho ilia'rail primary war- aim nd
Methodist Men Hear Fine Program
PANTHERS to Oil Heater I™™ SWN™ PLAY DEMONS J»]ame(] for Fire ARMV SA1 ’ RDAY
Hitler could thus
let Italy gov indefinitely to I
iold the smalljilt it empire la rn
j a; quired in>nter ol ii Cvntii He may try lavas
ion of Turkey,as t hreainned lava
union of Spain.ie latter prospect
has. faded sne bombing of ii
k rlin sh-wedpal. 1.sh what waul
d happen to tpies if they let Iii
tier in.A Nazi air-bomi
i* mva Ion ofiuez from Crew* is
not unlikely.Our immediate 0
bjccuve is th"ululation of Nazi
forces in lurpre gram [urch.
T. Smit! t church, s Century ark> he si fie moan; h.f new v to alter do no rn
men attended and heard an (esc.ay evening
Team Records For Season Are Not Good
pastor of First Burlington, talked In his in'roduc-d that we need lo g of T moo racy as •rid we are looking ie war.
•t tho challenge of * rn -.‘-j not hair* a chance to am for a thousand years, he later We could dream of ideal wot id organ I alation, he emphasized, but if we leave I, he organization will fail bt doing it all over again.
The Mi. Pleasant Panther' w ll pl ■ their second basketball game of ‘he week this Friday night wlien the j Washing! n Demons of Washing un Iowa, invade Panther territory This Ls the second meeting cf these t two teams. Tile first meeting was at Washington where the Panthers lost j to the Demons
The Washington High basketb uL1 record so far this season is a little better than the Panthers They have j won two conference games losses, while the Panther^ have losses Both teams, however, pl about the same
Temporary Heating Plan Was Dangerous
Will Report Air Corps
days feed for steers of this age and of high exnlosive and incendiary bombs condition. Wright states. At Kansas had been dropped on Dusseldorf. The City, they had shrunk 55 pounds each j raid lasted 20 minutes, and one died. At Rome they were I Heavy cloud formations made it dif-staryed, .shrunken, tramped upon, ficult to determine results, but the skinned up and emaciated. One was | glare-of fierce fires was seen and the so badly starved it could not get up1 attack was believed a most effective and was sold for $10. one.
Wright paid $65 a nead for the cat- Last night’s raid folk-wed the first tie in Arizona, the petition stated. * of American attacks upon Germany Cost of purchasing and putting them proper by Boeing Flying Fortresses and I in the yard is placed at $10 a head, or Consolidated Liberators. In paying total of $450- The freight Inclua- j tribute to the daring daylight assault. the "little bit of feed they did : British air marshal Sir Arthur Travels get. - was $192.40 or $4.28 a head. This Harris, chief of the RAP bomber brought the total cost of the cattle up'command, expressed conviction that
Burlington, Iowa 'INS*—A temporary oil burner heater installed under “dangerous conditions* today was blamed by a coron*' i - jury fc. a fbfg which razed the block long Burling* ton, Iowa, railroad station and claimed the lives of four railroad employees shortly alter midnight January 20th. According to the Jury’s report, me with six I 0i1 burner had been installed on the eight1 south side of the waiting room as a temporary heating arrangement. The brand of basketball. I installation, in the opinion of the jury,
Tile filth sop of Mr. and Mrs. T. Ralph Miner will report for duty in the U. S. armed forces at Des Moines en Saturday. Earl Miner, former Iowa Wesleyan student and more recent I' employed with the Iowa legislature, has been called to report and will leave from Des Moines Saturday morning for Jefferson Barracks, Mo., along with soma. 250 other men. He had en-, listed several weeks ago in the army air corps.
I Other Miner sons in the service are Staff Sergeant Carol in New York acc eding to the last word received. He went into the service last March.
between them British and American fliers will "bust Germany wide open"
to $79.28 a head.
The loss was then figured as follow.,;
I dead. $79 28; I sold for $10, loss $69 -28, loss on 43 head, $10 each or a total ’^bittie Remnants of $430.
Of Nazi Siege Force
SCHOOL LINCH PROGRAM
The British-American forces should accomplish this in coming weeks.
THEN INV ASION OI 11 VIA * en
(ailed for, rather than an attack en the southern coast of br would entail long com rn un The taking of Sardinia would probably hf
The British ha supposedly Hitler move
nee, which ation lines, and Sicily to come first, armies at home available for invasion ll s t;o much to the south of strike
France, they could conceivably directly against the formidable prepared fortresses across the channel, although Hitler has an army of 3»* BOODOO to 5.000,000 Hurly good troops to depose upon th* western rampant of his continental fortress.
A MORE ENTICING POINT Hor British invasion is Norway, and here is where the German radio has been expecting it.
Certainly Hitler, (now nearing defeat at such a rapid pace that Mr. j Roosevelt talks of unconditional surrender as the only term of peace] is-digging himself in on shorter last-ditch internal lines, letting Russia,' and perhaps Italy, go. Unless he collapses bef re spring, these lines must-be cracked by us to attain our terms.
The mourning in Nazi news and < funeral dirges played over the Berlin iatfio are, unhanliy. not the good signs of German cracking that the American public wants to believe them to be. lf they were entirely authentic, the end. indeed, is at hand.
But the clever Nazi psychologists appui entiy are using their military setbacks - winch could not be concealed anyway to frighten and shake their pc
Deers VV' must cause three
The Mt. Pleasant fans can lock for a
>o greatly enjoyed a rough game whenever these two teams
musical reading by Martin meet, judging by past games
a in ous Burlington pianist, Mi If the Panthers still show the spark
that they displayed in the second quarter of the New London game on Tuesday night they have chance of coming out on top j
Coach Sharif ha> been stressing I zone defense and fast breaks most of j the week. The Panthers displayed these very nicely in Tuesday s game j but fell down on free throws.
The starting five against Washington will be the same that started against New London. Keith Bogle and Howard Cottrell at forwards, Bill Kra-bill at center, and Dean Rich and Joe Messer at guards.
Bi ahi gave hum numbers that w« as ic reception.
C A Morgan, pr brotherhood, presided George Hunt, pastor a. I reduced Dr. Smith
ous and patriotic 1 gum an enthusi-
•sident of the and the Rev. of the church.
was “dangerous under existing condi- Otho. Pharmacist second class, who flans.” I went in a year ago last December, is
Four Burlington road employees j stationed at Corpus Christi, Texas. who died in the fire were L C. Plunk- j Captain Paul is in England. He eft. Eagle Grove. Iowa; Doris Ken- went into the service over a year ago. ning, 48, Burlington; Peter F. Carlin, I Aviation Cadet Ward, who went into
Affects Mt. Union and Winfield; Possibly Others
good Burlington; and Lyle Hervey, Ottumwa. Iowa.
Lrge More Care With Little Pigs
IWC To Observe
; the air corps last August, is at San ! Antonio. Texas.
The Miners will be the first family in the county to have five sons in the service Three cr tour coun- j ty families have four sons in the armed forces.
and Organ On Feb. 17
Recital ATTACKS LEAGUE OF
Moscow, Russia —(INS)—Victorious Soviet defenders of stalingrad today whittled the remnants of what once was a Nazi siege force d'.wn to almost the vanishing point while other Red army troops continued to surge forward in mighty drives on the Ukraine city of Kursk and Kharkov and Ros-
- tov in the Caucasus.
Des Moines, Iowa (INS.)—Discon-i while the total of German troops tinuance of the food distribution acl-1 stiii remaining «live and uncaptured ministration’s school lunch program ln the stalingrad area dwindled to a except in a few metropolitan area?,, f:rce estimated at 5.000 men, Soviet was announced today by Russell H. guards smashed relentlessly to destroy Mather, acting regional director. I or iOTce the surrender of the last man
The revamped program will effect 0j 22 shattered Nazi divisions.
15,280 schools in the midwest region j soviet high command at noon
of the PDA including Iowa. Missouri, that its troops operating in the
Kansas, Nebraska, ann North and northern part of Stalingrad were rap-South Dakota. Mather said. idly riping out the German man-power
— after previously announcing the sur-
Two Henry county schools, Winfield render Qf 3.500 Nazis in and near the and Mt. Union, were using the school city
lunch program and were receiving Large amounts of war material were commodities from the food distribution captured as the German forces shrunk
to fewer and fewer. The high com-
Mcines. Iowa • INS)—Iowa farm-•11 advised today tha; more care be --houri with small pigs, be-a Ii'tie pig lost means two or hundred pounds less perk at
administration. The programs, in effect only a few w-eeks, had supplied great quantities of food without cost to the schools.
PRESIDENT TO SPEAK ON RADIO SATURDAY
President noose in the Birthday I
The warning c un* from a forum -
d u-sion at the annual meeting of the New' York. N. \. ~
Ic wa Veterinarian Medical Association velt will participate late yesterday afternoon in Des bill program over the four major net Moines works Saturday night, Howard Lon-
Eight veterinarians participating in don. director cf the national radio di
the forum pointed out that tile largest vision of the National Foundation for
mort alit v rho in hog production oc- Infantile Paralysis, said Wednesday.
the early stages of The program will be broadcast from
IO; 15 p. rn. to 11:25 p. rn.. Iowa time.
Des Moines, la. 'INS'—Timing his statement with introduction of a blackout-legalizing bill of wihch he is a co-sponsSr, Rep. William N. Judo
The school either will be forced to trucjcs_
mand said that during the night officers at Stalingrad reported the seizure of 214 guns and 5.890 enemy
discontinue or :: provide other means cf supplying the food Considerable quantities are on hand, however, so
curred during growth Thee in P
stages asserted that diseases
Plans for the annual founders day banquet at Iowa Wesleyan on Feb. 17 were announced by President Stanley B. Niles at the Methodist Brotherhood meeting Wednesday evening.
Dr. Earl Harper will speak at the banque: which will be held at Hershey Hall and limited to 200 persons.
Dr. Harper is head of the department iowa by a statement by "an officer” of fects the penny-a-day milk lunch of fine arts at the University of Iowa., ttie league regarding the legality of Albert I. Lodwi'k, who gave the pipe blackouts, he said, organ ‘0 Iowa Wesleyan, will also be prank Pierce of Marshalltown, pot present to speak as will J. M. Beck of named in the statement, is tho league Centerville, president of the Iowa secretary and several months ag ; raised
• R) Clinton. Wednesday attacked the that the program may continue for a league of Iowa municipalities. time without change.
His criticism was based on “unrea- It bas not been learned whether the sonable and unnecessary publicity' to discontinuance of the school lunch al
in the drive on Kursk, west of liberated Voronezh, the Soviets continued to score new successes following capture cf Gorsohenoye, mile of their objective.
CALLED TO SERVICE; FACES VIOLATION OF
GIVEN DISCHARGE SELECTIVE SERVICE ACT
Wdiner Butler, who enlisted in the Davenport, Iowa goal corps reserve some months ago, Burch, 35, Dixon, Illinois caipentei. was called for service recently and today at. Davenport, Iowa. faced a upon reporting at Des Moines was giv- charge of violation of tin Selective en an honorable discharge because of Service act.
a physical disability which had de- He has been bound over to the redfin into tile last ditch stand ycleped since he had enlisted. He was oral grand jury for United States com-Thn Goeb- told that if he underwent an opera- mlssioner W. FL Shorey, w’ho set bone
V*esl;van board of trustees. 1 a question about blackout legality ann
1 small pi'-V must be fought ii hog but the place from which the president! After the banquet, a dedicatory ser- J liability of a city in event of an acci-
- nip-rim * is re meet the expected will speak and the exact time, were net vice for • nPV. !y installed organ will dent> Rep. Judd’s statement asked
,odu-turn is meet exr ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ Wesleyan chapel wh0 organized the league, who are
and will be open to the public. An the officers, and why taxpayers’ money
outstanding organ recitalist from Cor- should be spent for membership,
nell college will give a concert at the . Re expressed hope that the legalizing service. bill would pass "so we will not have
__--any m:re wQd ideas from individuals
Four IWC Students r<,,!arding leg_ali^of b,actouti
Get Their Degrees astrict hatchery
MEETING HELD HERE
Members of the ninth district of the Iowa hatchery association, which includes seven counties, and their wives met at the home of Mr. an I Mrs. S. G. Bax er Tuesday evening. After enjoying a cooperative supper, a business meeting was held. Forty were present.
which Mt. Pleasant and other schcol of the county are participating.
Local Mail In
Tigers, 65 to IO
■ Indianola. Iowa. (INS)— Simpson ccTcge cagers today held the long end rf a 65 to 40 con est over Iowa Wesleyan after they met on the Indianola fleer last night.
Simpson’s Evo Sjeklocha opened the Fedmen's barrage in the first half, in which he tallied 17 of his 19 points,
Some incoming and some local outgoing mail was lost cr damaged in the Burlington railroad station fire,
A bunch cf meter reading reports gnd Jn thg gecQtu} palf his teammate, from R. E. A. members was received Freese wfc0 counted 17 points for
that Hitler is preparing
bels gang seems to have ordained an tion, he could report again in three at $2,000. ora cl publicity realism for the Ger- ! month f r a new physical examination.
T0TEMEIER 80 ACRES
man people solely for their own fight- I H^ underwent the operation at Bur
ire purposes, and not for peace. j lington recently and is recovering rap- ice.
AS FOK THE FAR EAST. it is com- idly. mon for American authorities to say -
that victory over the Japs will take'p^ HURLEY BUYS
years and years. It should not. j General MacArthur has pointed out J one way to crush them more quickly.!
His public statements from New j Guinea urge the adoption of new' tac- j tics to take far flung Jap island I strongholds by air.
He wants, presumably, 1.000 big (Continued on page two)
Burch reportedly is a member of a religious sect opposed to military serv-
$200 AN ACRE FOR LAND; NO IMPROVEMENTS
Wayland, la. — David Meyer sold off twenty-five acres on the south end of his farm to Emery Eigsti this week! for $200 an acre. The land joined Mr. Eigsti’s farm on the north. There; Mr. Hurley has purchased this farm are no buildings on the twenty-five as an investment. acres.
Four Iowa Wesleyan students.received their degrees at the close ol the first semester upon the satisfactory completion of their work. The four to, receive the degress are William Thorn-1 ;s Dyad, William Henry Pohlman andi R bert Speaker, bachelor of science, and Ralph F. Todey. bachelor of arts. I The accelerated college program with its provision for regular courses in summer school has marie possible the earlier graduation cf the four men.
by the local R. E. A. office in damaged condition. Some other damaged pieces of mail also were received, according to rei>orts. At least one or two pieces of outg inc mail were in the fire, it has been learned, here.
$50,003 STORE FIRE
the game, carried on the attack.
The half-time count was 33 to 22, with the margin held by Simpson Despite a knee injury. Holly Wag-jjcr, forward, was Wesleyans high jv int man with .22,
Promoted To Major
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Huston of Olds received a long distance telephone call from their daughter. Mrs. Billv Russell in Burbank. Calif., saying she had just received a cablegram from
P. J. Hurley has purchased from the 1 Simon Tot! meier estate the fine 80-| 3crc farm located five miles northwest I of New London in Canaan township.
Richard Leroy Weigert has been classified in I-A. the Selective Service office announced today.
Emmetsburg, Iowa (INS'—A fire of undetermined 01 iglu which destroyed the interior of the Beebe Clothing Store building at Emmetsburg was estimated today to have caused damage her husband located in Australia, that
of at least $50,000. he had been commissioned major by
_ , The blaze started about 7:30 p. m. Gen. MacArthur. Major Russell Is
Marin* Lieutenant Robert K. Meents Wednesday and caused considerable avell tai an In this community havio*
Jpreviously reported dan,ase to ad. ming stores and .(Hee graduated iron, the OMS Consolidated
missing, is safe. the navy has announ- and to the Masonic hall on the second school and
red His mother Mrs. Diedrich J. floor of the building before it
Meentz! lives at Ft Madison brough, under conin*.
Reported Missing; Safe
the University of Iowa was Fie is the son of former residents. Mr. and Mrs Harry Russell.