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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - July 23, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news Section one 2 sections vol. 92, be. 172 these Days by John Chamberlain West Berlin keeper of the capitalist conscience Ever Ainee returning from a reportorial junket to West Germany i have been puzzling Over something the West germans have made West Berlin an isolated and beleaguered City that lies behind the Iron curtain the conscience of West German Industry. The Headquarters of West German a a antitrust Are situated in West Berlin. So is the directing office of the West German Federal Bank supervisory Board. The puzzlement comes from the decision taken some time ago when the Christian democrats were running West Germany that placed the authority for keeping West German Captai ism honest at a Point where the soviets could most easily see what was going on. Did the motive for doing this have something to do with Defiance or did it proceed from gallantry there was no positive answer forthcoming. But there it is the West German capitalists have made the hostage City of West Berlin the keeper of their souls. This is something that no marxist or Leninist could possible explain within the Purview of the materialist Conception of history. The mystification takes on a More extraordinary coloration when one tries to fathom the reason for the presence of eight visiting american journalists at the West German anti Trust Headquarters. We were after All on a conducted tour of West German Industry. Two of our Host companies happened to be the Bayer chemical people and Siemens the great electrical manufacturing concern which gives employment to some 40,000 West berliners. The Bayer company was once part of the great Farben industries chemical and dyestuff Trust that was broken up by the victorious allies at the end of world War ii. As for Siemens it is the general electric and the Westinghouse of West Germany rolled into one. Too a a these two companies had facilitated our visit to West German a anti Trust at a time that they were being criticized for alleged monopolistic practice. Bayer and other Dye manufacturers had been accused of meeting in the Swiss City of Basle to fix prices. The fines meted out to the chemical companies have been cancelled by a Berlin court though the Case is still pending before the Superior court in Luxembourg where european economic Community affairs Are adjudicated. Siemens which does no to make much of the electrical consumer goods Market preferring to manufacture huge generators and the like had been cited by West German a anti Trust for allegedly trying to control prices for washing machines. The West German anti Trust people keepers of the West German capitalist conscience answered All questions about possible monopolies with admirable directness. Yes they meant to be Tough about enforcing the Law. They would ride Herd on Bayer of Siemens or anyone else. The Only rational conclusion open to this particular junk eting journalist is that Bayer and Siemens Are willing to be judged by the keepers of the West Grman Corporal soul. If they have done wrong they Are willing to admit it within sight of Walter Ulbricht a Bast German concentration Camp. Capitalism is an open system subject to the Rule of Law even when the regulations Are onerous. The same can hardly be said about the communist system which operates As a huge Trust that is responsible to the whims of political planners who make up their own Law As they see fit. Too West German anti Trust differs a bit from its brother organization in wasting ton . It allows for mergers it permits producer to retailer Price maintenance it makes exceptions for companies engaged in foreign Trade and it does no to object to tile a a rationalization of distribution. However it is out to make the Law tougher. Lived up in their offices that Are within shouting distance of the ugly Berlin Wall the enforcers intend to keep West German capitalism competitive. And the West German industrialists agree to being policed by who live physically on the Boundary Between two cultures the free and the slave. The whole operation becomes part of the gallantry of West Berlin which is still an incredibly inspiring thing even after a Quarter Century of a peace that is no peace. Distributed by King features Syndicate it. Pleasant Iowa thursday evening july 23, 1970 Price to cents Cloudy big tractors show Power in contest indictments against 13 in Radical group the new Mcmillan Park grand j Washington up a a fed stand was filled to near capacity Al grand jury handed Down Bland hundreds of other spectators dict ments today against 13 Mem tear Gas bombs hurled into British House of commons John Hollingsworth grand Champion Market steer Allen Rodgers Reserve grand Champion Market steer Hollingsworth shows Champ Market steer californians Yosemite Valley was arved out by a Glacier. John Hollingsworth son of or. And mrs. A. J. Hollingsworth of Rural new London was awarded the grand championship ribbons in the 4-h and Fra Market steer Competition at the Henry county fair wednesday. Johns Charlois Cross bred steer weighed in at 1170 pounds and also took championship honors in that division. The steer placed first in the rate of gain contest with an outstanding average of 3.05 pounds of gain per Day. John is a member of the new London pioneers 4-h club and also showed the Reserve grand Champion Angus beef Heifer. Reserve grand championship honors were awarded to Allen Rodgers son of mrs. And the late Vern Rodgers of Rural Winfield. Allen also placed first in the beef showmanship contest and his steer was the top Angus in that division. This year marked some 17 years of 4-h Competition by sons and daughters in the Vern Rogers family. They have always been among the top competitors and showmen and have taken Many purple and Blue ribbons Back to their 4-h club the Wayne soil savers. Allen is the last of five boys and one girl to enter the Henry county 4-h show ring. Zemene Dean Blaine Wayne and Richard Are the others who have brought credit and Honor to Henry county and the state of Tom Miller son of or. And mrs. John Miller of Rural Winfield received the Champion red Angus ribbons. His 965 Pound steer had a rate of gain of 2.53 pounds per Day and brought additional credit to the Wayne soil savers Toms 4-h club. Champion shorthorn ribbons were awarded to Mary Helen Bates daughter of or. And mrs. James Bates of Rural it. Pleasant. Mary Helen is a member of the Lucky stars 4-h club. Steve Olson a member of the Champion clippers 4-h Slub took the Champion ribbons in the Hereford steer division. He is the son of or. And mrs. Kenneth Olson of route 2. It. Pleasant. Too Connie Waters daughter of or. And mrs. Dale Waters of Rural it. Pleasant took the grand championship ribbons in the beef Breeding division with her registered Angus Heifer. A splendid competitor Connie is a member of the Center ettes 4-h club and also received a trophy from the Iowa Angus association. Steve blow of the new London pioneers 4-h club showed the Champion shorthorn Heifer and he is the son of or. And mrs. Donald blow. John Scott son of or. And mrs. William Scott was awarded championship ribbons for his Hereford Heifer and Trudy Thornburg daughter of or. And mrs. Dayton Thornburg of Rural new London took the championship honors with her charolais beef Heifer. John is a member of the Tippecanoe Hawks and Trudy is a member of the new London lassies. O o o in the 4-h and Fra Dairy show Rodney Hanze son of or. And mrs. Roger Hanze of Swedesburg showed the grand Champion Ayrshire Heifer. He is a member of the Wayne soil savers. Darrell Kudobe a member of the Jackson juniors showed the grand Champion Holstein and Roger Barton of the Tippecanoe Hawks showed the grand Champion Jersey. Darrell who was also first in continued on Page 4 injured in truck mishap Noah Rowe 53, Burlington suffered head injuries when the International Semi trailer he was driving went off Highway 218 six Miles South of it. Pleasant at 9 30 . Wednesday and went into a deep ditch on the West Side. The Rig did no troll Over. The tractor was considerably damaged. Rowe was headed South when the Accident occurred. A tire on the Semi blew out on the Skunk River Bridge. The truck scraped the Side of the Bridge and after passing the South Guardrail went into the ditch. He was taken to University hospitals by ambulance after receiving emergency a treatment at memorial Hospital Here. His condition was reported As serious. The Accident was investigated by the Highway patrol and county authorities. Paratroopers abandon base Saigon up a . Paratroopers today abandoned base Camp ripcord under heavy communist and artillery fire the first such forced withdrawal from a base since Ney. I 1969. They lost 59 men killed and 345 wounded since the Camp was set up near the laotian Border in april. Three men were killed and 20 wounded today As a Fleet of helicopters flew out the men who left heavy artillery behind. This bought total losses at ripcord almost As High As those suffered by paratroops in the controversial Battle for hamburger Hill where 60 died in 1969. On wednesday they suffered 12 dead and 51 wounded in a communist ambush that was the costliest single Battle for us. Troops in three months. And contestants lined the track As 108 tractors pulled their hearts out at the Henry county agricultural fair wednesday evening. A popular event that is growing fast each year the tractor pulling contest with Clouds of dust plumes of Black diesel smoke and a souped up engines belching fire and a deafening noise is an event that truly matches the big muscled tractors of the agricultural machinery Industry. The results 5000 la. Stock class 1 Kenny Kucera of Riverside 2 Kenneth Holman of Arbela to. 3 Jack Simons of West Liberty 4 Wendell Williams of Pleasantville. 5 Lawrence tedrow of Liberty Ville. 5000 la. Hot Rod Robert Ault of Elkhart la. Fred Strothman new London Jerry Forinash of Keota Larry White of Winfield to Spence of it. Pleasant. 7000 la. Hot Rod Claude Woodworth Mendon in. Bill Boyer Carthage in. Kay Brothers and Doerscher of Wheatland Bob bickering of Bloomfield. Arnold Boyer of Carthage 111. 7000 la. Stock class Barnes Mckinnon of pleasant Hill in. Jim Mckinnon of pleasant Hill in. Joe Simons of West Liberty. Ron Goecke of state Center. Terry Carden of Winfield. S000 la. Class 1 Ralph Mathis of Elkhart la. 2 Carroll Isley of Hartford 3 Benny Mckinnon of Pleasantville 111. 4 Glen Orr of Warsaw in. 5 Rodney we Man Yarmouth. 12000 la. No Blower class 1 Larry Edgington of it. Union 2 Linder Davey of new London owned by Dale Mallams of Rural it. Pleasant. 3 Bob Warth of new London 1 i 2 3 4 5 hers of the Radical Weatherman group on charges of conspiracy to commit bombings in four cities. Attorney general John n. Mitchell said the indictment stemmed from an investigation begun after an explosion last March 6 destroyed a Brown Stone town House in new York City. The bombings cited in the indictments occurred in Chicago new York Detroit and Berkeley Calif. The indictment was returned by a grand jury in Detroit. According to the indictment several of the 13 defendants were in the House in new York City when the explosion occurred. A dynamite bombs were assembled on the premises the grand jury said. Three persons were killed in the explosion with Only two positively identified. Henry county fair program thursday evening at 8 a demolition Derby. Friday evening at 8 a Del Reeves and co. Grand Ole firemen were called to extinguish a grass fire two Miles South of town near Highway 218 at 2 45 . Thursday. Owned by Junior Edwards of new London. Marvin Miller of it. Union. Bob Mccarty of Donnellson 12,000 la. Stock class John Klug of Farmington Lee Alyward of Memphis to. Jerry Mabeus of it. Pleasant Stanley Bull of Memphis to Phil Elward of Memphis to a Driver was Tom Thompson of Plymouth 111. 15009 la. Stock class Bob Fumel of Hartford John Klug of Farmington Phil Elward of Memphis to. A Driver was Tom Thompson of Plymouth 111. Stanley Bull of Memphis to. Jerry Mabeus of it. Pleasant London up a a Man shouting a Belfast see How you like it a threw two tear Gas bombs from the Public gallery on to the floor of the House of commons today. Lawmakers choking and coughing. Fled from the chamber filled with billowing smoke and Gas fumes. Too the first bomb bounced across the floor of the chamber and rolled under the crowded opposition labor party front Bench filled with labor party leaders. One of them mrs. Barbara Castle Secretary for employment and productivity in the former labor government was helped from the chamber. The second bomb landed a few Yards away close to the government front Bench. The speaker or. Horace Kins still wearing his Robes and wig was helped from the chamber by attendants and officials. The bombs burned two holes in the Green carpet to the right of the table in the Center of the chamber. Too a Youngish Man in the third Row of the Public gallery wearing a Brick coloured Pullover sweater was grabbed by attendants As he raised his arms and shouted. The Man later was led away by police. He Wias not identified immediately. It was the first known bombing of the House of commons. Spectators sitting in the Public gallery near the Man pulled away from him As attendants rushed in to grab him.200 pilgrims swept under by flood Waters new Delhi up a two Hun National presentations were pre dred hindu pilgrims Veie swept to seated wednesday july 22, at the their deaths by rampaging flood winners in educational presentations r xxx xxx \ a v new a the 4-h boys v x it and girls Edu Market steer rate of gain contest 213 Days placing 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 8 9 10 11 name John Hollingsworth Tom King Hugh Miller Kevin Long Erie Bloom John Hollingsworth Erie Bloom Hugh Miller Mary Miller Tom Miller Tom Miller weight avg. Dally gain Breed 1175 3.05 crossbred 1063 2.95 Hereford 1280 2.91 crossbred 1155 2.77 crossbred 980 2.72 crossbred 1165 2.69 crossbred 1080 2.69 crossbred 990 2.62 Angus 900 2.58 red Angus 1305 2.55 crossbred 965 2.53 red Angus metro mail open House saturday. Pictures and articles and congratulatory messages in this Issue of the news. Henry county fair. Results of the Junior presentations were As follows Blue ribbon winners Tam Toft new London lassies Nancy Lauer and Peggy Lindeen Waynette Julee Rossiter and Betty Klopfenstein 4-h wizards Erie Heusel and Daniel Schoffelman Man ears Marvin Comstock new London pioneers. Red ribbon winners Evelyn Klyn willing workers Mary Mcvey Champion ettes results of the senior presentations Are As follows Blue ribbon winners Dima Johnston and Carol Cory 4-h wizards red ribbon winners Wilma Loyd new London lassies Nixon to meet with governors in new Library Fargo . Up a president Nixon a conference with area governors Here Friday will last Between three and four hours after his arrival at Fargo a Hector Airport scheduled for noon cd. Gov. Robert d. Ray accompanied by Waterloo mayor Lloyd Turner is expected to be among the area governors meeting with the president. The Fargo Public Library a new building in downtown Fargo will be the site of the conference. Library director Richard Waddington said the Library would be closed Friday for Security reasons. Waddington said paintings and prints on the Walls of the meeting room in the Library will be removed is Well As the North Dakota and United states flags and will be replaced by the presidents own banners to be brought from Washington today. There is a possibility that the president will speak briefly before entering the Library. He was to comment on the conference after it ends. Waters in the Badrinath Region of utter Pravesh state when they ignored police warnings to leave their buses and flee to higher ground the press Trust of India said thursday. Pit said As Many As 500 persons May have died in the floods and landslides triggered by torrential Rains in the Himalayas. The 200 hindu pilgrims who died were in a Convoy of 15 buses five taxes and two army vehicles returning from the holy shrine at Badrinath. According to pit there were about 600 persons travelling in the Convoy when police stopped it at the Bei Akehi Pilgrim rest Camp 40 Miles South of Badrinath and warned the Drivers a Bridge ahead had collapsed and the floodwater of the Alak Nana were rising fast. The police told the pilgrims to leave the Convoy and seek safety on higher land pit said. Most of the pilgrims did As. Told but about 200 stayed with the vehicles and just chained atop the buses. Within a few minutes they were swept downstream to their deaths by the swirling floodwaters along with the 22 vehicles in the Convoy pit said quoting bus Drivers who had been in the Convoy. Reports shortage in Polk office Des Moines it up it a state auditor Lloyd Smith wednesday night reported a $4,685 shortage in the Polk county recorders office and recommended grand jury action against recorder Irene Maley. Smith said the missing Money was owed to the state conservation commission As payments on licenses issued by Polk county from Jan. I 1969, to May i 1970. The fund shortage was uncovered during a special audit of the recorders office he said. With the front wheels off the ground and fire and smoke belching from the exhaust stacks this big outfit was straining for every Inch at the tractor pulling contest wednesday evening iome 106 tractors from Iowa Missouri and Illinois were entered in the contest which Drew a Capaci y crowd at the Henry county agricultural fair at Mcmillan Park. Tonight s thursday main attraction is the demolition Derby which features Drivers from this area in a real thrill show. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon of All our troubles. Either great or Small the worst Are those that never come at All. Viet Cong Appeal for . Backing of new government Paris up a the Viet Cong with Hanoi a approval appealed today for . Backing of a new coalition government in Saigon. And in a formal statement the Viet Cong said any other problem in the vietnamese War can be settled if Washington withdraws its support of the present Saigon regime. This was the most optimistic development in the deadlocked talks since they began on Jan. 19, 1969. Diplomatic observers said it appeared the communist negotiators Hod assigned Over All priority to negotiating with the United states on the possibility of forming a Coap tation from ail factions. President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam has always Rudd out any possibility of cooperating with the Viet Cong. Diplomatic observers said Saigon Lias had the upper mind on Allied negotiating decisions concerning political matters since Hie talks began. Mme. Nguyen the Binh Vul e Cong foreign minister and chief negotiator in Paris said in new Delhi wednesday her movement would agree to a coalition ult at would include some members of the current Saigon government specifically excluding Thieu vue president Nguyen can by mud Premier Triton Thieu Chinn
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