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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - July 15, 1958, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it. Pleasant news these Days our Canadian investments that Small arguments cannot dispute the facts established by geography history and economics ought to be evident to the canadians As to americans. But it is also True that great wars have started Over silly things and that statesmen have not always been smarter than Small boys when it Carne to an Inch of Boundary or a cent of Trade. Statesmen Are usually politicians which Means that they Are protective of their own hides. Thus the Canadian situation is important because there is a situation actually All american can Adian problems ought to be settled without propaganda quarrels threats and silly speeches by politicians in Canada who May gain office by threatening the United states the fact is that the United states does not quarrel with Canada Mast americans not giving thought to Canada s distinct existence. It is better that Way. J american corporations have infested nearly $8,000,000,000 in Canadian Industry and american primate investors have an estimated i $5,317,000,000 in Canadian securities making a total american nongovernmental investment in Canada of approximately $13,000,000,000 a which is an enormous part of the Canadian Economy while some. Of thus represents a flight of Amor-1 can capital to a tax Haven few i americans Benefit from it the exact figures for Canadian investments in the United states j Are not available because Many Canadian owned companies oper rating in the United states Are registered in Bermuda Nassau Panama or Venezuela if All these facts could be brought together d would be found that the Canadian investment in the United states is Verj Large. For instance 90 per cent of the nod whiskey business is done in the United states and the Canadian newsprint business is an important Factor in the american Economy. The two countries Are so closely related economically that the line Between them is not even imagine try for instance Cyrus Eaton s company and Cleome Humphreys company Are operating in Canada n the new Iron Ore Fields and is ventures Ltd. Really Canadian or american i if the subject of Canadian Anterica relations is treated from in economic standpoint there is no Border Between the two countries there is a variety of Laws of Tariff benefits of tax benefits which make for trouble rather than for Friendly relations Between the two countries but these affect private individuals not the countries per be some men make j Money out of All kinds of situations even some which Lead to War and the death of their own sons it is a human aberration. We need not have trouble with Canada Over that. The realistic Canadian american problem a to have abolished All conditions in Canada which make that country a tax Haven or which give to a Canadian company or an american owned Canadian company operating in the United states an advantage Over a competing american company it is this advantage which is a cause i for quarrel Between the two countries particularly As an increasing amount of american formed capital outs into Canada to return to the United states Laden i with discrimination against its american competitors i while this is of some Benefit to those companies and the individuals w to own them it is of no and vol. 80, no. 165 it. Pleasant Iowa tuesday evening july 15, 1058 Quot i Quot Quot i Quot by Carrier. A per week by mall. $7.50 per year , 5000u.s. Marines land in Lebanon death blow for Baghdad pact and Eisenhower doctrine a pro egyptian military Junta overthrew the government of Iraq and diplomats in London called Hie coup a death blow for the Baghdad pact and the Eisenhower doctrine keystones of Western strength in the Middle East. Unconfirmed reports said Young King Feisal was besieged in his Palace in Baghdad and give fears also were expressed for his Cousin King Hussein of Jordan. The Baghdad rebellion also spread to Basra. Iraq s second City. Iran sealed its Borders with Iraq. The rebels declared their support of president Gamal Abdel Nasser of the pro russian United Arab Republic Syria and Egypt. The lightning coup d eat torpedoed a scheduled Summit conference in Turkey of leaders of the pro Western Baghdad to it act nations Iraq Turkey Pakistan and Iran Central puss testify they made pay offs to unions Washington up a three Chicago restaurant operators testified today that they made payoffs to unions to Quot buy labor they generally agreed with chairman John l Mcclellan dark. Of the Senate rackets committee that the payments amounted to a blackmail Quot and Quot extortion Quot Mcclellan called the practice a the payments ostensibly represented Union dues for some of their employees. But the employees never knew they had been e climbed in the Union and received no benefits from it the witnesses said. The witnesses were George Hessberger of the Heidelberger Fass restaurant Jay Adler of i he Berry s log Cabin restaurant and Ellis Segal of Segal s restaurant. Meanwhile two Union officials who were scheduled to testify later today resigned their jobs. They Are James o Connor president and Frank Trungale Secretary treasurer of local 394 22,100 americans in crisis Ridden Middle East shrines go to Chicago in special car Washington up a tile state department says 22.100 americans Are in the crisis Ridden Middle Flash of these 2,425 Are in Lebanon where us. Marines have been landed to protect them and 1,964 Are in Iraq in Jordan beleaguered by the forces of Arab nationalism there Are 348 americans. Tile americans in Iraq include 1.577 in Baghdad where a blood j coup overthrew the pro Western i government monday. Of these 624 Are v s. Officials and 953 Are no official. The americans in Lebanon in j elude 425 official and 2,000 non i official. Of those in Jordan ish Are official Loo non official. The figures for officials include dependents of american officials. The figures for non officials include All others. Thirty shrines from of. Pleasant and the surrounding area boarded a special car on the Burlington Railroad tuesday to attend the shrine convention in Chicago. Infer about gymnasium floor local school Board representative and supt. C. A Cottrell held a i inference with reprove n tatty of the Viggo Jensen const Quot Union company Here monday afternoon relative to the floor in the new High school gymnasium. Mrs Viggo Jensen came hem personally to discuss the situation and indicated thai the company will replace the floor although he objected to replacing the entire floor Harvey Erickson Foreman of tile local project accompanied he Viggo Jensen for whom the company was named is deceased tile local school Board has served notice on the company the bonding company and the architect that work of replacing the floor should be started soon and that if it is not the Board will take the next step in getting it replaced the floor has developed humps other unevenness and looseness which have made it unusable. Station Wagon hits rear of truck a 5h Ford by Wallace collided with owned by the station Wagon driven f. Thyo Stockport. I 57 Chevrolet truck. Martin Oil co., and driven by Keith Nan it. Pleasant a mile East of it pleasant on High 34 about 8 . Tuesday. Both cars were travelling East on 31. My Aliye attempted to pass Nan As he was turning into the drive of a residence Thye evidently realized that he could t pass and tried to go around Nan on the right Side. Action taken to protect americans and help defend countries Washington up president Eisenhower announced today that More than 5,000 in. S. Marines have landed in Lebanon to protect 2,500 american lives and help defend that revolt torn land against a indirect the president linked the a s. Action to the bloody overthrow of the iraqi government by pro Nasser rebels in Baghdad monday. He said that in mondays coup a the unlawful thy s vehicle collided with the government of Iraq a was violently overthrown and Many to. Or rear Corner of the truck and of its members glancing off it swerved into the j a these forces a the president said a have not been sent As any act of he said i tie marines were dispatched in response to a an urgent plea from president Chamoun of Lebanon a to to p maintain Security and a to protect american ditch after travelling approximately 75 feet the station Wagon came Back onto the Road. The Windshield on the Driver s f Hie of i Byers car was pushed in i Ami shattered Over the seat giving to Navy reported Why a slight cuts on his hands and i june Ings started at 8 Benr j when a contingent of Deputy Sherif Robert Nicholson who investigated the Accident estimated the damages to the truck at $50. And to thyes car $300, that a in. 1,700 the . A 74 ships in sixth Fleet Goldfine Sticks by his refusal a Vantage to Canada of to the United j states in the end probably depriving Vith coup types of the taxes due them. Once this cause of a trouble is cleared away Oiler tissues such As surplus wheat from j which both countries suffer or the it manipulation of currencies or the i dumping of goods in foreign j markets even the Sale of con Traband by Canadian subsidiaries i of american companies could be adjusted without politics Washington up millionaire Bernard Goldfine in the face of an almost certain contempt charge today stuck by his refusal to answer questions of House investigators about his Tan cled financial dealings. The gift giving Friend of presidential assistant Sherman Adams said tile House influence inquiry should l c halted while a Federal i. Judge decides if the questions Are relevant to the probe his suggestion was rejected Goldfine was called to face a showdown on his refusal to answer 22 questions by the subcommittee j members. He said again today that they were not relevant. Washington up a a the . 6th Fleet whose ships put the marines ashore in Lebanon is a mighty Force of 74 ships and about 45,000 men. It gets its great striking Power chiefly from three nuclear armed aircraft carriers a the 60,000-ton Saratoga and the 27.000-ton Essex and Wasp. The Navy no longer makes any secret of the fact that its aircraft carriers carry nuclear weapons. J and Gen Randolph Pate Marine i commandant has stated that Ma-1 Rine equipment in the Meriter i cancan includes atomic artillery. The Fleet also includes two cruisers the Boston and the Des Moines 23 Large and seven Small destroyers three submarines and 18 amphibious ships. Rines went ashore near Beirut. The Navy said the Landing was without opposition under air cover provided by the 27,000-ton air i Craft earner Essex the first outfit to land was the 2nd battalion 2nd regiment of the 2nd Marine division normally based at Camp Lejeune no the j Navy said four amphibious ship two destroyers and tile Carrier participated in the operation. Eisenhower said the american military measures in Lebanon a will be terminated Quot As soon As the u n. Security Council takes the necessary action a to maintain International peace and Security the president called on the in. Security Council to act promptly in the grave Middle East crisis said the american action was timing reported formally to the emergency meeting of the Council. Bulletins Washington i pm a the i s. Or Force today ordered Jet fighter bomber and other aircraft deployed to a an undisclosed destination overseas. Moscow. I i _ the russian Tass news Agency tonight denounced the american landings in Lebanon As a the first step towards armed aggression against Bors Marf this was the american forces in such numbers Lor flood Relief a Many b it xes were required for the hundreds of clothing items contributed by residents of this area to be sent to Exira for the use of i Tims there who suffered loss of much or All of their belongings in the recent flood. Standing with the boxes of articles just before they were loaded onto the Turl by pickup truck for transporting to sex Ira were from left mrs. William Hayward mrs. Leo Turley or. Hayward or Turley and Debra i Mir. 1700 items Given for flood Relief at Exira j. J. Mosher will admitted of i to Rains aided Corn growth i it is interesting to note that i next to the Norman ease with re a ids to which Canada was too per i cent wrong the biggest Issue was the taxing of Cyrus Eaton a Iron a Ore company in which Case Canada was probably Correct under the j Law yet from an american stand t Point the use of Canada or any j other country by americans As a a tax Haven is harmful to Basic j american me sets. It is the tax Haven problem that raises moral indignation and makes for real trouble because americans who pay taxes regard those who use tax havens As thieves who Are not carrying their share of the Load. It could be said that they Are smart to be in that position but $0 Veie Al Capone and Lucky Des Moines up heavy Rains of the past hampered the harvesting of and wheat but aided the growth agricultural experts today. Although very heavy rain fell in some sections of the state Only the Northwest and Southwest por Lions of the state increased Mote-1 lure reserves. Tile extreme West j and All the rest of the state re ported a decrease in moisture reserves. Corn growth was called �?oexcel-1 sunday. I Lent in the weekly weather and crop report with almost All of it having received final cultivation. Tile last will and testament j. J Mosher has been admitted probate Ai the courthouse. According to the terms of the will a farm in Jackson township we left to a daughter Frances w Mosher. The rest of the estate was left to sons. Kenneth l. And James l. Masher and another daughter. Anna Mosher Watts. The sons were named executors. The will drawn up March said i 1951. I the week Oats Corn cars collide on West Washington cars driven by Franklin to Hayes. Indianola and Stanley Hill. Win i Field route one. Collided on West i Washington Street at 11 50 a in this is a last Vear. Marked Advance Over Luciano. Moral criteria have nothing to do with that kind of Clever a damaged Ness. Copyright. 1958 Syndicate inc Hayes was going West behind Hill and the collision occurred when Hill started to turn into the Dairy dream stand. Hayes 1953 Plymouth was damaged an estimated $45. The 1951 Ford convertible owned by Homer Hill was about $100. Kine features Maine has Over 2.500 j coastline and 2.500 lakes. Miles of slightly Over 1700 items were collected locally for Relief of flood victims in Southwest Iowa during the past week by ladies of the vow auxiliary to Post no. 2561 they were transported to Exira on saturday by vow Post members William Hayward and do Turley using or. Turley a privately owned truck which was filled to capacity with new and used clothing bedding household linens of All kinds Kitchen wares and three Mal t resses. The wholehearted response of the Good people of it. Pleasant those in the surrounding Rural i Leas and the members of tile Wayland mennonite Church at Wayland far exceeded the auxiliary ladies expectations they Are most appreciative of the Many Nice things donated to the cause and the numerous hours spent by son e in sewing and preparing clothing for shipment. The collection was launched Lethe ladies of w auxiliary on St urday july 5th, with headquarter at the Home of the auxiliary president mrs. William Hayward a steady Stream of things Start i coming in by tuesday and in timed until the last hour of collection. Auxiliary members spent Frida sorting counting and classifying the items to help make Dis Tribu Ion easier if possible there were 338 pieces of children a clothing. 609 women a things 217 Mer. S items 55 pair shoes 16 blankets and quilts and the remaining a terns were linens Kitchen items 3 mattresses 3 rugs. Etc. Those members assisting with this were mrs. Hayward. Mrs Turley. Mrs Nellis Gillis and mrs Mattie Ross vow Post members William Hayward Leo Turley Dale evening so that the trip could begin at 4 a in. The following morning the auxiliary ladies Are most appreciative Olmi Turley making his truck available foe transporting Tho items and for or Hayward to accompany him. The round trip covered 470 Miles. In Exira or Turley and or. Hayward were met by i Spoo manager of the Hawkeye electric and member of the citizens welfare committee the postmaster whose name was not Learned received the items at the disaster Headquarters set up in the City Hall. The local men Ware greeted cordially by i Spoo and had a Short visit w till him Over a cup of Coffee some of a Sun is in a elated of heroism my hmm n p endured by some of that people of a heir Community were no n dial and nearly unbeliever but my to other St in anew. States or cities to circumstances since Korea congressional leaders supported the president s to use troops. Senate democratic Leader Lyndon b. Johnson said a americans will certainly unite when the Security of tile free world is House democratic Leader John w. Mccormack said a there was no other course to take but a course of appeasement a the . Marines were dispatched. The president said Quot to protect american lives and by their presence there to encourage the i government in defense of lebanese sovereignty and who monday i integrity. Before president Eisenhower made this announcement news dispatches from Beirut reported that at least seven warships had dropped Anchor in Beirut Harbor and were disembarking troops. The to s. Embassy ordered All american nationals to assemble in a Beirut suburb. Eisenhower said there Are i about 2,500 americans in Lebanon quickly mid that under the United nations decision a this country cannot Quot stand idly i by Quot at a time when the lebanese government a May not be Able to preserve internal order and defend it be it against indirect first Landing of on foreign soil and under such or. Spoo told of How the 12-foot Quot Wall of water Quot came Down upon the people after Midnight july 2nd. Many were washed away without any Chance to escape. Others sought Refuge in Trees and several silent a terrifying night sitting in the Back of a dump truck with wide up to their shoulders and holding children above their Heads for nearly five hours. One lady distraint by her horrible experience dependence threw in Hor watch and purse con-1 taming $100 and then attempted to jump into tile water herself and had to be restrained by the men in the truck. Pilose in the truck told of i verging with a Man woman and i Cli Iid in another truck and then j i watching helplessly when a tor-1 rent ii water washed the truck end i j Over end and the family was never Cen again. The president had called in democratic and Republican congressional leaders monday and presumably advised them in Advance of the troop decision. Eisenhower said in a special statement that Chamoun linked the troubles in Lebanon to mondays coup in Iraq a president Chamoun a Eisenhower said. Quot made Clear that he considered ail immediate . Response imperative if Lebanon a in already in in nerd from without were to be preserved in the face of the grave developments which occurred yesterday in Baghdad whereby the lawful government was violently and Many of its Mem co overthrown i the president said the . Troop Landing will demonstrate to the world this nation s concern Quot for tile Independence and integrity of Lebanon which we deem vital to Hie National interest and world 0 0 5 i Arber this morning the de sense department tersely announced that an Quot undisclosed number Quot of military transport planes had been sent from a base in South Carolina to Quot an Undis it dosed european air Force the huge c124 g inborn asters presumably were sent to Europe to be ready in cd be army troops were to be sent into Hie Mideast before making his troop announcement Eisenhower called off the regular tuesday meeting of Republican congressional leaders at the White hoist to keep the crisis. An pc in the people have nothing men of the of the Community but Praise tor the Wayland i noon to Russia condemns sending of la. S. Troops disaster Servic who win a it help Ait at Exira those a. We in Joe Rafti Berger. Maiden Vul Erwin Graber one and j kit in Lloyd Kempff Gene Wyse a Miller Urban Roth clan it Glt her and Clinton Hertig or. Spoo said there 1 a p bal in no other group who came t who worked Bardel and with More sincerity than this men the Job of rehabilitating us families who lost everything is tremendous Tak info a a a too families were left homeless City officiate Are now faced with he problem of lasing set inc Utha families from their Community a too population they a i St Many cars have been towed United nations. Up porn Hie flooded area to higher rus it so Tody condemned this mind and Are covered with from Patch of amp ran Muinos to Hee to loin inches of dried mud. Lebanon Tess on. Against As Salvage operations Progress Arab work air pm Tho toes. Refrigerators overstuff dump i Nat Ong Security Council to furniture deep freezes and other order them immediately items that Are found along the River Banks and in the Cornfields an Broil Ivo a vacant lot in town. Washed and cleaned Sun dried and then claimed by the owner. I tree gasoline storage tanks which were washed from their locations like Small toys ran still be seen along a he roads on saturday constant Stream of trucks could be pen hauling out what remained of the be one Hundred thousand Bubels of Corn stored in bins in ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge formally notified he Council that american forces had landed m Lebanon Quot for the sole purpose of helping the government of Lebanon at its request in its efforts to stabilize the situation. J Kinney loaded the items Friday i so much and ire considering no Lodge said the 5.000 marines who landed at Beirut today would a afford Security to the several thousand americans Quot in Lebanon and would be withdrawn As soon the it a lying arca this was being As the u n. Could take Over re so oped to Missouri. Kansas and sensibility. He said the United in. Points for some sort of states would Start consultations on Salvage. La Resolution enabling the u. N. To do so. He said tile forces were not there to of Gage in to til Hies of any kind much less to fight a War Quot soviet ambassador arks a a Sobolev denounced president Eisenh ii i it action in Send ii g he Landing parties into t t h Mon. A it constitutes an act of Daggres against the Peoples of the world a Sobolev sold Lebanon and Iraq Sobolev the people had rebelled St their governments of their Accord and to fight a the tyranny of the colonial he described King Feisal iraqi government recognized by Moscow until mondays Putsch As the Quot domination of a criminal gang which ruled in its of inter continued on Page 2 Sion Arab in said. Again own
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