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THE MT PLEASANT NEWS
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VOL. LXXI, No. ITOTHURSDAY, JULY 29, 1943
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
Better on F
nod Supply Premier Badoglio Under Pressure In Italy
War Food Administration Gives Picture
\v sh mg ton, D C 'INr.1 A War Food Administration spokesman today, gave American h'u>e wives an cncour-^ aging report on what they will fin I in the corner grocery store August
This optimistic outlook, followed President Roosevelt’s disclosure that eof lf r rationing was being terminated Most major food Items, the WPA .sp kl- man disclosed will bo on hand wherr women shoppers invade meat markets arid grocery store to buy their family beefsteaks and other commodities which have been hard to get” most of the summer.
The WF A official told housewives that heres what they will be able to buv if they have enough ration points
Bond Sales at Booths $4,535
They’ll Do It Every Time - - -
during Many Persons Get Tickets To Army Show
Bond purchases at the booths in the Mt Paisan’ business d s net Wednesday evening totalled $4,535 A large number of persona bought bonds and obtained the free tickets to the army un.’ how at Iowa Wesleyan, THE AIREVUE, Friday evening at 8; 15 F.'cm the interest shown hr the en-tei ainment to be given by the army air corps boys, a la g<> attendance is
, . , bidi''ated Tickets may still be ob'ained
MEAT—an increasing supply of bee. . . j
* j ^ places sd.mg bonds and stamps in
will be ,i va liable because more arr* being moved to the packing house BUTTER—not much change it. ply Listed as “fairly good” BREAD— eat all you want’ spok* man 'aid POTATOES — surprisingly enough the United States probably will have “too many'’ spud.’- from now on MILK—tin supply is on the downhill grade but will remain ‘fair’ through August.
( HILSE okay in August” with plenty in most localities.
IRISH VEGETBEES tremendous tomato crop nationally. So large the WEA probably will urge civilians to eat ail they can and can the rest.
EGOS—there may be a local shortage, but from now until January more will be available to civilians than in the s line period la .’ year
Will Not Settle For Less Than Total Victory-FR
Washington. D C — President Roosevelt declared Wednesday night that “the first crack in the Axis has come ’ and added that the United Nations will not settle the conflict for less than total victory "
The chief executive, in an analysis cf the war broadcast to the American people, promised that Benito Muss lim md “hi fascist gang" would be “brought to book and punished Jo. their CRIMES AGAINST HUUMANI-TY.”
None to Escape.
The president said "no criminal will be allowed to escape by the expedient os ‘resignation
It was a rosy-hued picture of the war which the president drew, depicting the “criminal, corrupt fascist regime in Italy” as “going to pieces “ And he gave a new assurance that the terms of the Allies to Italy, as to Germany and Japan, still are unconditional surrender.**
He spoke of the manner in which Russia had tunled a new German offensive into a counter-offensive and of the manner in which the Japanese Here -being pressed in the Pacific."
Yet he warned that it would NOT BE AN EASY MATTER “to knock out Hitler and his gang and Tojo and his gang" even though plans for eliminating Mussolini and his gang had largely succeeded.
Lngth of the war, he said, will depend upon an uninterrupted continuance of an “all out effort on the fighting fronts and here at home.” Looking ahead toward the post-war world, the chief executive said the United Nations were substantially
There will be no I
Mt Pleasant Friday ii erved Mats,
Bond purchasers at the booth Wed-nes lav "vening were:
Waldo Bloom Glen Nihart Stanley B Niles Alma J^huerman Glen Feathery Cecil Randolph CHH Se bern W Hocker Miss Lydia E Blesser Miss Doris M Ward Den A Ward
John R Ward #
Mrs M Grace Sampson
James R Sponberg
Everett T. Barry
Miss Sandra Jean Stith
Terry R Stith
Roy Ba cl no
Grace B< • k
Corliss R Manger
Miss Juan Franc me O'Connor
Paul C O'Connor
Miss Irene Dodds
Warner A Russell
Floyd Good ell
Robert H Saddler
Mi R th Knapp
Marvin D Long
Emery G Burkei
Mrs Elizabeth Conrad
Mrs. Elisabeth Ewart
Mrs Dana Cran" Braden
Miss Jean ne E Wright
George A Johnson
Miss Ruby E. Costello
Frances H McGraw
Mrs. Miriam R Moor**
Howard O Moore
Miss Blanche Thorson
Miss Wa unit a Mae Kerr
William S Walters
Miss Janet Elizabe h Willits
Mr' Lois K Lamm
Dean Elliott Lamm
Mrs Elizabeth Hall Hatfield
Carl G. McKinley
Miss Lillian Olson
Patrick C. Brau
Charles R pankhanser
Mrs Ruth M Borders
Harvey X Long
Orville E Foss
Samuel W Huston
Miss Jean Hopson
Miss La Verna Palmer
Glen R Hoffman
Miss Grace Elenora Beck
Paul Robert Willits
Miss Evelyn Peck
M ss Zeba Lorenc Mallams
Irvin K. Kaighin
R. Darline White
Mrs. Charlotte A. Smith
But-he springs the
JUNIOR PARTNER ON YOU -UNEXPECTEDLY-FOR. LUNCH-WHEN YOU'RE HIP-HK5H IN HOUSECLEAN I NG -ter
PT ARTHUR, TEX
About Scouts And Scouting
'.omc of the Boy*Scott s of Troop 28 I i kf cl Sumac lmv s l r lay and they expect to pick more next week These ' Scouts pi k<d Sumac leaves: Gary
E arid. I mmy Hi.brant, Jimmy Mc-
See Possibility Of Overthrow of His Regime
I coy Elba Hayes. Mien ros, , Dick Max- Italian People May Be De-
‘ well. John Blown, Ja.k Burns and Bob j* n
Sumac leaves contain a needed acid in the curing of leather. Sumac is ;o; nd almost eveiywhere along the loads and In pa tores and timber country. It is not knowm how much h v p.ck'd vvhi e they were out.
Cub Sc u‘s held heir monthly pack meeting last Tuesday. There were quite a number present. Mr. Hoffman, cub master, was in charge. The Cubs got to .-'Aim in the pool ui 11 -upper after which they played “Capture the Flag.’ ,
Notice all Scouts!!!
London. England < INB ( —The overthrow of Marshal Pietro Badoglio’s regime as remit of his delay in asking for an armistice loomed as a possibility tonight amid indications that the Italian people may already be seeking to comply with General Dwight D Eisenhower’s terms.
Mounting unrest In Milan and elsewhere show clearly that Badoglio already is hard pressed to maintain or-j der and power, well infcrmed observers said.
Twenty Killed In Plane Crash
Transport Falls Kentucky
Seeks Injunction •
To Open Drain Tile
Wants I>and Owner Enjoined From Interfering
Wayland Flier Is Missing
New York N< a York IN-O—Twenty persons including a number of air force officer:- from Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio, were killed, the American Airlines reported today m the crash of one of their planes near Trammel, Kentucky.
Tile giant transport ship crashed last night on a regularly scheduled run from Cleveland, Ohio, to Nashville, Tennessee There were only two survivors. Lieut. Glen Fellow of Dallas, Texas, and S. K Kaufman an official of the Aviation Corps of America.
Cause of the crash was not immediately determined.
Clara E. McCabe tiled a suit seeking an injunction against F G. Gilyeart with the clerk cf the court here today Some difficulty seems to h<ve arisen over the opening of a tile outlet on the Gilyeart farm.
The petition states that a tile draining from the McCabe farm has an opening in a slough on the Gilyeart
Orlin F. Wyse Missing In Action Since July 25
There will be a ctmbined “Court of Honor" soon If you are near to finish- ———-
ing any rank or merit badge, pass London, England 'INS! A Berne
quickly. The da’e has not been set for broadcast heard in London today re-
sure so get ready I ported that German troops have oc-
Mr. Dresser was at our scout meet- * cuP*e<* Italian cities of Triest.
ing last Thursday and is to be our new Frame and Pola and are in process of
a sistant S out Master. Mr. Burns, who zing the remainder of the Istrain
was our assistant scout leader left to peninsula.
go o Alaska or Northern Canada. Mr., -
Dresser is teaching at the college. I London. England —UNB)— Marchal
S: outs in Trocp 28 please meet at Pietro Barfoglio has threatened to leave the fire place in Saunders Park at the Rome and take refuge in a neutral usual time Ii! This meeting is planned country if revolutionary movements do to be entirely outdoor and very in- not cease, the fighting: French news teresting Be sure to come. Be sure to agency reported from the Italian front -be on time.
Mr and Mrs Fred Wyse of the Wayland vicinity were notified late Wednesday that their son, Orlin F. Wyse, cf the U. S. army air corps, is missing in action.
He has been missing since July 25,
Names of 4 Farms Placed on Record
Names of four farms were recorded with the county recorder bv Ina C iarm and that at times the opening1 according to the message received. Or- jones, owner of farms in northeast
becomes clogged so th it it is necessary to open it Gilyeart now objects to the opening of the tile and the plaintiff adks an injunction enjoining Gilyeart from interference. The plaintiff claims that the tile has been in use for more than 20 years.
James McCune, 71, Taken By Death
From Ration List ,Strvcd As I5ridl:e tarpenter For
lin had been serving in the Pacific Henry county, today. The names area and was pilot of a B-24 bomber, recorded are Redgate, Wingate, Mid-The missing-in-action telegram re- gate. and Londgate. ceived here was conveyed to the fam- The last previous registration of a ily by W H. Butler of the local Am- farm was in 194o when J. L Felgar crican Legion post and a representa- recorded the name of Linn Creek farm five of the Legion post at Wayland. That was the first name recorded I Since these messages must be deliver- in some u years. In 1929, V. E. Lauer | ed and not telephoned except in cer- registered the name Cotton Grove and 1 lain instances, tho local Legion post in 1928t w. T. Parsons recorded the has volunteered to assist with this n3me Dream Dale Stock farm, service. I ___
iT ICKES PREDICTS CUT
London, England —(INS)— The Swiss radio reported today that the five main anti-fascist leaders in Paly have issuer! a new manifestation calling upon the government of Marshal Pietro Badoglio to reassure the people by revealing its aims in the sphere of polit ca! and social reconstruction.
Washington. D C. — President • Roosevelt announced Wednesday night the end of coffee rationing for civilians and a probable increase in sugar evening at 6:30 after
| ter Wagner, who last April received j word that their son, Leo, was missing
- 1 in action, have recently received cards
James McCune died at his home in stayng he is a prisoner of the Ger-northeast Mt. Pleasant Wednesday mani jn italy
an illness oil ____
OF GAS IN MIDWEST
He attributed the moves to a vast increase in available shipping space and greater success in the war against U-boats.
"One tangible result of our great increase in merchant shipping—which
nearly three weeks. He had suffered)
a stroke on July IO and had been bed- ITALIANS’ CRIES
fast >mce that time.
Mr. McCune was born 71 years ago I OF
In Iowa county near Williamsburg, but j had resided mo.-t of his life in Henry, county. He was a bridge carpenter
‘WOLF’ MADE INVASION EASIER
Washington, D. C. — <TNSi— Petroleum administraior Ickes today forecast funner gasoline and oil restrictions in the mid-west and southwest areas of the nation which will ease shortages in the 13 East coa^t states.
Ickes predicted tha: "equalization of gasoline rationing between the East coast and the mid-west and south-
i will be good news to civilians at home! ^or Die C B. and Q. railroad.
1 —is that we are able to terminate the! A brother. John McCune and a sis-> rationing of coffee,” he said in hisiter- Lizzie McCune survive. His par-i broadcast to the nation. j ents and two sisters preceded him in
J “We also expect that w ithin a short * death, time we shall get greatly increased! ririe funeral will be held at the St. allowances of sugar.” - Alphonsus Catholic church, Friday
^__I morning at 9:30. Rosary will be said
this evening at 8:30 at the home on North Hamlin? street.
west states will take place within a ] ^ few' weeks.” *
Appeals To Italy To Cease Helping Germany
Allied Headquarters in N:rth Africa —(INS)—General Dwight D. Eisenhower told the Italian people today that their nation will be granted peace under honorable conditions immediately upon cessation of am assistance to German forces now on Italian soil.
The allied ccmmander-in-chief commending the Italian people and the R-yal House of Savoy for ridding themselves of the fascist government of Mussolini, declared that once the Italians cease aid to the Germans, the allies will rid Italy of Nazis.
General Eisenhower made it clear that the forces of the United Nations were advancing on Italy as liberators but emphasized that the nation must comply with terms of unconditional surrender already offered to the c:un-
FOR WANT OF A CHERRY, FRUIT COCKTAIL WAITS
Washington. D. C. — The market I in pears is confused because the packers of fruit cocktail are waiting to
BLUE CROSS PLAN
ADDS MANY MEMBERS
Washington, D. C. - the Italians T1»' oil rzar r<'fu-‘ed di,ect were caught napping in the invasion cn the P'«*f restrictions on
oi Sicily, an American general report- Pleasire drivulS in ““ East-ed today, because their intelligence of- nu
fleers cried "wolf" tco often. Back EVEN MONEY ON from an observation trip to North Af- THE EUROPEAN WAR
riel and Sicily. Maj. Gen. Alvan C.
Gillem. Jr., chief of the armored command at Fort Knox, Ky., told a press ———
conference that the axis ftrees had re- London, England - The downfall of ceived unmistakable reports that the Benito Mussolini resulted in a drastic
attack was coming. shortening of odds at the close of the
•'One Italian generate was very »ar beuin« market m 11 was
useful to us later—told us thee had 1Tpoiied
.German Troops In Hasty Retreat
ENDING IN 1943
Moscow'. Russia —(INS)— German troops beat a hasty retreat from one sector of the Orel front today to escape encirclement by forward driving Soviet forces while in another area they rushed up reinforcements in the hope of stemming the Red army advance.
Considerable sums are being placed at even money, it is said, on Italy
El Paso, Texas (INS)—Two separate the office of price
screed on general objectives but also crashes of four-motored bombers at- ■,OPA, said Tuesday.
tached to Biggs Field caused the
buy maraschino cherries from farmers] In Seater numbers than ever before[ heard about the approaching invasion
Wile are waiting for a price increase. «> American history, the production j 20 days ahead " said Gillem, They wlthin the next ,» days
administration1 employees of the nation are enrolling! made prepaiations evcty night, but it
fin Blue Cross Hospital Service Plans | began to get sort cf tiresome, and
<nf«rn'Jftinnai discission deaths of 20 army airmen, it was an- the fruit under a contract which will! weil according to C. Rufus Rorem. di- j lest their enthusia-m . : getting iead\ international discussion determine the price later on. so the] rector of the Hospital Service
Hild Real Estate reports the sale of
packers of fruit cocktail can go ahead I Commission, Chicago, Illinois.
| The national scope of the movement has recently been increased to cover potentially 90', of the nations citizens. The State of Washington has just completed plans for Blue Cross protection, and a similar plan is afoot in British Columbia.
Although 80' of the present total
with their business, which incidentally includes buying pears.
CRASH VICTIM AT OTTUMWA IDENTIFIED
were agreed that the time had not arrived for an
of all the terms of peace and all the nounced today, details of the future. »
"We must not relax our pressure on KAST MADISON STREET
the enemy,” he said, “by taking time out to define every boundary and settle every political controversy in every
part of the world.” . ^
The all-important thing now is to ‘he Vlvan Snyder residence located on
get on with the war-and to win it." East Mi'dlson st • to and Mrs j
Derrell Goddard of this city.
Tile Snyders will move soon to Gales-
50% Boost In where Mr'snyder has em'
Des Moines, Iowa — Iowa Selective Service Director Charles H. Grahl said ______
Wednesday that the state’s draft quota Washington, D. C. (INS(—The White
for September is nearly 50 per cent House today disclosed that President Dave Riche have put up hay together higher than the August call. Roosevelt will very so en make another The tw?o Hamburg men made this
The August quota, however, he ad- highly important half hour speech to Year the fiftieth consecutive year of
ded, is the lowest of the year thus far. the nation covering both the progress working together. Mr. Riche is G3
No specific figures were given. of the war and conditions at home. years old and Mr. Fry is 73.
OPA suggested cherry growers sell>anc} are protecting their families as t along about the 20th night the
vuii! w*ell according to C. Rufus Rorem, di-j
Plan That was the night we hit ’em."
Gillem said the invading
and the war in Europe terminating before the end of this year.
There was a revival in the buying cf bonds of enemy and enemy occupied forces countries. The Italian 7 per cent
struck so suddenly, and succeeded so P“b11' 'l'ork“ loan h<‘ads tlle ll!t ct ' ..... rises with a jump of 5 points since
SPEAK AGAIN SOON
Maust, 20, of Sewickley, Penn., was of 12,000.000 subscribers is enrolled in killed Wednesday when a navy train-! the 28 largest plans in the movement, ing plane from the United States naval ; all located in the heavy population air station here crashed 2 miles north , centers, the problem of enrolling rural of the station, Capt. Bradford E. Grow, | areas has recently been surveyed and commanding officer, announced. \ plans are now in operation to add sig-
well in their plan of keeping the enemy “off balance", that the retreating axis forces had little time to sow
mine fields systematically. The success of the attack was clear evident
that "our training must be O. K said
American Army Pushes Eastward
Civil Service Openings
The Civil Service commission ha^ announced the taking of applications
OPA Abolishes Control
of Lawn Mowing Prices
Washington, D C. — Ifs legal again to pay the neighbor boy as much a* you please for mowing your lawn. The office of price administration abolished price con roi for the cutting and maintenance of lawns.
Allied Headquarters in North Africa —< INS > —Pushing eastward another eight miles beyond the captured rail city of Cefalu, the American 7th army today occupied the town of Pollina during a frontal advance through deep-laid German minefields.
At least three other cities fell to the allied forces including a highly valuable road junction point.
Report Italy Studying Peace Offer
For over 50 years. Orin Fry
London, England <INS)-A Reuter* dispatch from the Swiss front said today that the Itaiun government now is examining General Dwight D Eisenhower’.^ peace conditions outlined in broadcasts to Italy
A Rome radio broadcast late this afternoon reported that the chamber of fascist corporations hid been dis*
| nificantly to the million farmers now ’ at post offices until August 6 of per-
| members. i son;- interested in taking the examin- Occupy Italian Soil
' The local Blue Cross Plan. Hospital! atiens for* Office cf Price Adm ::>'ra- New York. New York (INS)—Ger-
Service Inc of Iowa, has added signify tion positions. Openings include the m n troops last night began openly to solved
cantlv t: the national gains by re- following: assistant investigator $2,- occupy Italian ;oil for the first time j The
porting an enrollment of 30,091 during 600; district price panel cocrdinator. since the fall of Mussolini, CBS re- some former members f ti* party
the six months period, according to $3,200; and district rationing affeer, ported today in a broadcast from hid been rounded j..p
IE P Lichty F.x. Dir $3 800 Berne, Switzerland, maintain public order.
broadcast also declared that
in order to