Page 1 of Jun 1 1970 Issue of Mount Pleasant News in Mount Pleasant, Iowa

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free
Want a high-quality poster of this page? Add to Cart

Read an issue on 1 Jun 1970 in Mount Pleasant, Iowa and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Mount Pleasant News.

Browse Mount Pleasant News

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 1 Jun 1970 Mount Pleasant News in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - June 1, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa The it pleasant news vol. 92, no. 128 it. Pleasant Iowa monday evening june i 1970 Price to cents these Days by John Chamberlain the pressure to i i Ake All journalism a a personal the pressure is on to change great National publications a the new York times Newsweek Magazine a into echoes of new York City a Village voice which specializes in a personal journalism that is often colourful and witty but which nonetheless wrenches All the news in a violently anti establish ment anti capitalist direction. The technique followed by the a proliferating leftist critics of the big establishment organs is to Cut in from a Point at 180-degree variance from that of vice president Spiro Agnew. Where Agnew chastises the a a Media for alleged leftist tendentious reporting and news judgment the leftist critics argue a and attempt to prove by eavesdropping a that the new York times the Washington Post and the news magazines Are so Bent on de personalizing their stories that reporters can to really be themselves. The critics Are frankly for the sort of journalism that Charles a. Dana of the new York Sun and Horace Greeley of the new York Tribune practice in the immediate Post civil War period when the personal idiosyncrasies and values of the editors were openly displayed on the front pages and sometimes earned casings and horse whippings from enraged citizens. The proof of my assertion is to be found in a Long analysis of Newsweek by Paul Cowan and Jack Newfield in the Village voice. It is also to be observed in an article called a the Cabal at the new York times which Way to the revolution a in the Lively Magazine called new York written by Edwin Diamond and in sex new York Post columnist Murray Kempton a piece in the new York review of books on Spiro agnews speeches and Joe Mcginness so the Selling of the or. Kempton accuses the Chicago Tribune of the heinous crime of being solicitous for the vice president s safety. Too the Diamond article on the new to Ork times would have made the late publisher Adolph Ochs and his famous managing editor Carr Van Anda apoplectic. There have always been a a cabals on the times they had them in the Nineteen thirties when partisans of managing editor Edwin l. James who was responsible for the daily paper fought a Clandestine but nonetheless bitter War against the alleged imperialist tendencies of Lester Merkel the sunday editor and they had them at a later Date when the new York office and the Washington Bureau became embroiled Over questions of political news jurisdiction. Too the fascinating Story of these cabals May be found in tale eds Book a the kingdom and the but the a a cabals used to be attributed to the Well known grime of office politics. It is different now or. Diamond thinks it terrible that the times news desk a a censored its drama critic Clive Barnes by excising a line claiming that the Rosenborg who were convicted of helping Joseph Stalin get the secret of the atom bomb were a innocent victims of Barnes did no to mention the word a a atom or a atom bomb in his review of a play about the Rosenborg which is rather like reviewing a a Macbeth without mentioning blood. The new a a Cabala at the times according to or. Diamond s eavesdropping wants every reporter As Well As the cultural critics to be allowed to judge motives. In or. Diamonds View the reporter of the trial of the a Chicago Beveill should have been privileged to Start out with the Assumption that the Chicago court system was intent on getting political revenge. Abe Rosenthal the times managing editor is inferentially criticized for saying that private political opinions done to belong in cultural reviews a a otherwise we would have ten extra political commentators on the paper a and the news columns of the paper a will not be made into a political Broadsheet a too in Short Rosenthal is condemned for sticking to policies of objectivity that in och s Day made the times great. And the criticism is levelled despite the fact that As Rosenthal says a your concept of the news has expanded. No subject is too the Village voice condemns the Newsweek editors for being a drained of the passion to fight for life a casualties and in other words Newsweek is being put Down because it is not a crusading me education is Hope for future a Ray Iowa governor Robert d. Ray True self and begin working to rid told Iowa Wesleyan graduating society of indifference opposition class sunday that education is the Hope for the future and Wesleyan a Iowa a oldest College a has provided the class of 1970 the Best possible Opportunity to get a Good education. Speaking at the colleges baccalaureate service at 10 45 ., governor Ray told the 180 seniors families and friends that education if for living that it is to make the student fit for living and Iowa Wesleyan has provided its students an invaluable background relevant to the changing times for 128 years. Too a education has never been More meaningful and important that it is today a said Ray. A was we began the sixties to years ago we weren to focusing As a nation on the drug problem pollution inflation Vietnam and the Cambodia decision. We weren to concerned with Campus unrest and students shot at Kent state. But As we begin the seventies the neat pattern of to years ago has become turbulent and Stormy in the 70s. But our problems Are far from hopeless in fact they give us a Challenge an Opportunity to use our education and experience to make constructive contributions and to help us ride through the storm to brighter he said. A you Are part of the Best generation of Young people in our history and you join the ranks of educated citizens living in the Best Era in history. Take your ideals your background and above All your and destruction. Help society unite not Divide a the governor urged. A was you leave Wesleyan after four years of hard work your compensation will come from what you take to the future not from what you find in the future a he said. Too Wesleyan president Louis a. Casein layer conferred an honorary doctor of Laws degree on gov. Ray following the baccalaureate address. Reverend j. Roland Crandall Ottumwa District superintendent United methodist Church delivered the invocation Rev. Morris h. Bratton director of inc religious life gave the scripture lesson a Deuteronomy 30 15-20�?� or. George e. Lamore head of the department of religion and philosophy gave the prayer and Rev. C. Dendy Garrett pastor of the it. Pleasant first United methodist Church delivered Benediction. The Wesleyan Motet choir under the direction of prof. Burton p. Mahle Sang a by Christ redeemed a and prof. Carl Moehlman played the prelude a deck thyself my soul with gladness a by Bach and the recessional a fugue in d minor a also by Bach. Baccalaureate was held in a 60�?T x 150�?T tent Between the . Memorial building and student Union on Campus. Today Sio Commencement also was held in the tent erected thursday to provide Protection from wet weather. New members on inc Board four new members were elected to the Iowa Wesleyan College Board of trustees the past weekend. Alanson Elgar and Charles r. Mccuen of it. Pleasant and Jack Stiles of Denver colo., were elected by the alumni. Elgar and Mccuen were named to three year terms and Stiles to a one year term. Roger Williams it. Pleasant As the new president of the alumni association is a new member of the Board of trustees also. The Board of trustees reelected e. A. Hayes it. Pleasant Dan t. Smith of California and Robert Greenleaf Centerville. P. G. Rouse of Houston Texas of the 1970 group continues on the Board also. The Board reelected e. A. Hayes As chairman of the Board and ratified the appointment of Dan t. Smith As chairman of the committee on education Robert k. Beck chairman of the committee on business affairs and Richard c. Lee As chairman of the committee on development. Alanson Elgar was named Secretary succeeding a. M. Patterson who had requested that he not be continued in the office and h. F. Mcleran was named College attorney. Mcleran and w. A. Russell whose terms expired As trustees this year and who were not candidates for reelection and Patterson were designated As life trustees. Each of he three has Given some three decades of service to the College. Members of the executive committee Are e. A. Hayes or. Louis Haselmayer the three vice chairmen Smith Beck and Lee Bishop James Thomas and or. William Mcgordon Alanson Elgar and Charles r. Mccuen. Trustees from a distance attending the meeting were Keith Kir Patrick and Richard c. Lee Des Moines c. Maxwell Stanley and George Shotis Muscatine Dan t. Smith Atherton Calif. James Wilson Carroll Robert k. Beck and 0. L. Hughes Centerville mrs. Wallace Weirick Pasadena Calif. J. Roland Crandall Ottumwa and Arnold Salisbury Macomb 111. One Accident reported Here Only one Accident occurred in it. Pleasant Over the memorial Day weekend and none in the county. At 9 15 Saturday a car driven by Madge Shaw stopped behind a car at the Stop sign at Jefferson and Monroe streets and a car driven by William de Rich collided with it from behind. Both cars were damaged according to the police report. I Ehrhart reported Friday at 11 45 Arn. That her car parked at 512 n. Hamlin was struck by another vehicle sometime since wed. The Driver did no to leave a name or report the Accident. Mrs. Don Garmoe reported Friday that her car was struck by another w Hile parked near the High school thursday night. Mccracken Speaks As inc graduates 180 at ceremonies graduating seniors their rela Sang a using be prof. Tives and friends heard a High Carl Moehlman was the organist executive in the United states gov for the prelude and the accession Ern ment Paul w. Mccracken a a1, native of Keokuk county at the commencement exercises under then an informal moment or has a big top on the Campus monday Elmayer introduced mrs. J. Ray morning. Mond Chadwick Delaware Ohio whose late husband was president they heard the native iowan 0f Jowa Wesleyan in the years who is chairman of the Council of when Many of the buildings were economic advisers to president j constructed on the Campus. Nixon predict great financial gains for the nation and then Issue a or Haselmayer referred to o to warning that the great challenges the Iare Lent Quot Holch had by let put will come in things of the mind and a Quot it or Tlle ceremonies an of spirit and heart. Wowch there Llad been so it a in 0 o 0 cism earlier he said. Rain had a was we look ahead to the four started falling and now he said decades or so that will constitute humorously that the tent could not your working years a he told the referred to As a Haselmayer s _ _ _ seniors a we can see great prob j the seating capacity of he Shepard acting head of the department of history and political science assist in the ceremony. Gov lems but also great potential for Lark tent was filled to overflowing gov. Ray granted honorary degree Iowa Wesleyan president Louis a. Haselmayer right reads citation accompanying honorary doctor of Laws degree for Iowa governor Robert Ray second from right. The Iowa governor was Basra Lurette speaker at the College sunday. Prof. Joseph l. Mauck left head of teacher education and prof. Carl error Ray was cited for his Community service and philanthropy Church work and his dedication to the educational needs and future economic development of Iowa in Industry and transportation. Court delays ruling on death penalty Washington up a the supreme court today put off until its next term a Long awaited constitutional ruling on methods used in imposing the death penalty in the nation s courts. In an unsigned 6-1 decision the court sent Back to a lower Federal court for further consideration an Arkansas death Case but accepted two new ones from California and Ohio involving the same issues. The court will recess in mid june until Early october. In other actions the court let stand a lower court decision that the expulsion of two Wisconsin High school boys for wearing their hair too Long in Defiance of a school Rule violated their constitutional rights. Ordered dismissal of the governments antitrust suit involving the gov. Ray urges iowans to Vole local students among 335 Seig grads further social and material and and Many sat in chairs outside Unspiritual Progress. Our already til the rain started. Great affluence will grow further. The Complete list of graduates is we can confidently expect that published elsewhere in this Issue. Our productive capability will grow 50 percent in each of these decades a then he turned to the great challenges of the mind and spirit and heart and said a we should set As our objective nothing less than to be the first nation where.,. People of sharply differing ethnic a total of 355 students graduated 1characteristics and social and re memorial services held at Marker from the Southeast Iowa College at exercises in Burlington wednesday evening. Donald Maul columnist of the Des Moines Register delivered the address. Dos Moines up gov Gigious beliefs live in full Amity several Hundred individuals join and True marching units to participate in a we must regain that sense of be a Al memorial Day Observance dynamics and Progress that comes saturday May 30th. The Parade from Unity in our differences and from downtown and services at the Rev. Chester Potts of the Church enriching differences fiercely de Marker site in Saunders Park went Robert d. Ray today urged All of the 0pen Bible in it. Pleasant i fended within our Basic Unity he off on schedule despite threatening qualified iowans to to e in tues delivered the invocation and father said in conclusion. A these will be pm is throughout the morning Days primary election to insure the Matthew Habiger associate pastor your challenges your confront burs continuance of democracy. Of joins Catholic Church in tion with Max Volkmann pastor of Ray said it a a behoves every Cit Burlington gave the Benediction. I 0 a 0 the Olds United Church of Christ Izon that can qualify to go to the he had said earlier in his talk polls and exercise that priceless Fleury county students who Grad a the insistent question of the right of tile governor not rated with honors included Connie hour is How we can achieve a sense Ca that in the troubled times now sue Johnson of now London Asso of Unity in our diversity. The facing America a democracy is not cite of arts David p. Timmerman answer is Clear. It is to be found something you Force upon people it it. Pleasant mechanical product Only in the Basic liberalism that is something that you live tion technology Teresea l. Ens had been fundamental to any free a if democracy exists in Peoples Minger it. Pleasant medical lab hearts and in their spirits a said assistant Ila c. Coleman new this is the principle that each Joe w41ialrc six a Grade student Ray. London medical assistant Joyce person be As free As possible to 8t Van am a shool gave the out to Prosper under the presen Seberg. I. Pleasant medical As pursue As fully As possible the Tys Burg address Brenda a. Smith i. Preferences and the goals that to Quot he it. Pleasant High school used As his topic for the service a an epistle to the Rev. Dennis Nicholson associate pastor of the first United methodist Church gave the invocation and Benediction. General Logan a orders were tread by graduating senior girl scout Maxine Rich and system of government Ray said Distant takeover of Armour amp co. By Gen i citizens Are a a compelled to Partick pleasant medical assistant and eral Host Cor a one sentence or Pate and no election is uni port Linda Ross Winfield secretarial Der said the Case no longer pre Allt seated a live Legal Issue because general Host had Given up on the merger and greyhound corp. Has bought the firm s Stock interest in Armour. Lbs executive Speaks at inc alumni banquet a Survey has shown that the Keokuk who has a Long record in american people tend to blame the labor management and Union news Media for the bad things that leadership. They read hear or see in the Media ted Koop native iowan now a lbs vice president told the Iowa Wesleyan alumni association at the annual banquet saturday evening. A starting with civil rights disturbances and the Vietnam War and progressing through Urban riots assassinations and Campus confrontations the a in e r in a n people Haven to liked much what they have seen heard and read a he said. A in modern parlance the medium the service awards which go for service to the College were receive tires and wheels taken the distinction of graduating Ter which the above students have attained. For three cars at Shafer motors Laboratory assistant Cynthia Swan West of i. Pleasant sometime Sun me Jica Laboratory assistant Kac Hina seem Good. It requires that in hand open the Iee with Thorn diversity we shall agree to de nation ill ant pm and a Small Tou 3 of find and t0 respect the Righte of accompanied Richard Murphy As with honors is derived from the others t0 hold views with which we he Sang the Lovely a Battle hymn of Grade Point average of 3 25 or bet Arreen if any one grow up tee insists that Only it possesses the memorial wreaths were placed at truth and that other views Are be maj or by a presen error deserving Only of suppress natives of i Riouz groups with a Sion we Are then inevitably on the i prop Riate tribute Given to those who Way to grave and bitter polarize a Ltd served heir country with Honor tons in our society a stifling at and dedication Moshere of intellectual Tot Aliar patriotic groups cooperating in Ian ism and holy wars. Other local students who graduated include Terry Cornick associate in Art Ronald Potts Asso thieves stripped tires and wheels cite in arc. Linda Upton medical Day night. Ryn Weir Warner medical Labora or. Louis a. Haselmayer presid personnel reported missing this Jory assistant Samuel Collora a first commencement morning four wheels tires hubcaps and lug nuts off a 1970 Bevel b two rear wheels lignin and Mechan Leal eduction. Hubcaps off another 1970 Chevelle and two front wheels and tires off to body and welding vocation Dennis Bachman and Kerry Housh pred by Henry e. Bradshaw of Des the front of a 1966 Pontiac. Moines who was not present and the report was called in at 9 Marjorie Huston of it. Pleasant of clock this monday morning and mothers of some of the recipients were presented by Richard i Leman of Des Moines who made the award announcements. Sheriff Van Crawford investigated a said that judging by tire tracks there were at least two cars involved in the robbery. To pm tote Iowa products since becoming president said this was the 115th event at which degrees were granted by Iowa Wesleyan. At the first one degree was granted at this one 180 As the names were read by or Donald j. Ziegler. Vice president for academic affairs or. Haselmayer who had conferred the degrees As a group individually presented the diplomas. Chairman of the Board e. A the plans were National guard army Reserve american legion past no. 53 and its ladies auxiliary veterans of foreign wars Post no. 2561 and its ladies auxiliary daughters of the american revolution daughters of the Union veterans world War i Barracks no. 1535 and its ladles auxiliary boy scouts and girl scouts. Find clothes Charles Espy class of 1932, president of the alumni association presided. Roger Williams class of 1960, the new president gave the fun cd youth later invocation and later upon accept it. Pleasant voting places Des Moines up a gov. Robert d. Ray and about 55 to Hayes presented the a who Norse med wans Are Busy making final Prepa als to the recipients individually rations for a three week Trade mis faculty members assisted with the the voting places for the tues Sion to promote Iowa investment granting of honorary degrees. Day primary election in it. Pleas and exports in five european the Rev. George shells Metho ant follow cities. Dist District superintendent gave Ward i City Library Ward ii the group is scheduled to leave the invocation and the Rev. Rob legion Hall Ward Iii City Hall becomes the messenger and so like ing the Gavel spoke briefly. Eliza j the sheriffs office was notified rulers of old the recipients would Beth Davenport Garrels 67 Wel monday morning that clothes and wednesday and arrive Iii the hag Ert l. Mathews Rector of St. Ward in. Courthouse. Center behead the messengers of ill tid corned the class of 1970 and bar a a Billfold owned by Randy stand be it Netherlands on Friday. On Michael a episcopal Church the township voters will vote at the Ings Quot Bara Walker eave the response. Ley 20, it. Pleasant had been their Way to Europe Ray and the Benediction. Rec. He gave percentages from the or. Louis a. Haselmayer Pisi found on the Bank of the Skunk businessmen will Stop in washing the Iowa Wesleyan Motet choir. The polls will be open from 8 Survey indicating that rather High Dent. Welcomed the alumni and e. River near Oakland Mills. Ton for a briefing with Federal prof. Burton p. Mahle. Director To 8 pm. Numbers thought not All the news a Hayes chairman of the Board of should be presented to the Public trustees introduced trustees pres he said that a a visitor from Mars ent might be tempted to regard the drum in its news columns. Crusading is Good As a columnist i can hardly be against partisanship. But should it be allowed to take Over every Page in our Media it clearly be labelled As such the danger is that the pressure to make every newspaper and news Magazine conform to the crusading demands of the left might weaken the resolve of managing editors such As the times Sabe Rosenthal. If this should happen wed have nothing left but a lot of Village voices. I enjoy the Village voice but one is enough. Distributed by King features syndicate.,among the distinguished guests United states As a hug Ostrich introduced was mrs. Irene Kerr farm whose two legged inhabitants choose to shut out the unhappy world by burying their he was introduced by mrs. Robert Beck of Centerville member of the inc class of 1937. Sheriff Van Crawford located Commerce officials and a meeting standby Here a Short time later web president Nixon and was told that standby went Ray will be accompanied by his swimming saturday night and Billie and their three Daugh find his clothes and Bill Tarsi Randi 14, Luann. La and president of supreme chapter fold when he came out of the River Vicki 8 the governor said Many presentation of Merit and service awards by the alumni Assoc a . In the Roll Call of classes the class of 1912 was the earliest class represented Mary Swaney being present. Two members of the class of 1914 were present Blanche Thor and went Home. Local car in mishap near Burlington of the 25 Iowa businessmen Are also taking their wives. Editors note going from it. Pleasant will be la a. Hayes chairman of the Iowa development May Force test vote on War funds Washington up sen. I tion to table would fail but would commission and mrs. Hayes and Edward m. Kennedy a mass. Said give an indication of the attend tion was one of the highlights of son who played the piano a comp the banquet. Aliment for the singing of the to a 1964 Oldsmobile driven by and mrs. Keith Garretson. Clarence Stearns 34, it. Pleasant and a car driven by Carl h. Shea this year the Merit awards a Wesleyan hymn and George j Gren 68, Burlington route i. Col Toke runaway which go to those who have Koch. Wed at the intersection of mad achieved distinction in some area mrs. C. F. Hayes and Lowell son Road and old Highway 61 three boys into Cust ocly were received by William w. Mcthompson from the class of 1917 j Miles South of Burlington at 9 50 Neal native of Wapello and now of were present and there were six Sunday. Fhe Highway patrol took two boys come to rough a motion to table the Atlanta ga., who has Many a from the class of 1920. Sheagren and his wife Elsie into custody near Lier saturday Antiwar legislation the so called complis ments in the business attention was called to the fact were treated for cuts and bruises. I had Tun away from Topeka _ Church amendment. And world and is an investment that two of the members of the 50 Stearns Wasny to Hurt. Total damage kans. Industrial Home. Ministration adherents have Brock Counselor Robert k. Webb for year class mrs. W. K. Rogers and to the cars was an estimated $1,100. The boys 15 and 16, Are being amendment from coming to today Antiwar senators blocked mentus strength from reaching a showdown on the i Kennedy maintained that a american operation in Cambodia j a Strong majority favored the May Force a test vote on Legisla Cooper Church amendment and tion to Cut off funds for u. S. Would pass it if a vote were allow frees in Cambodia after june 30. De. 1 sen Robert j. Dole r-kan., a Kennedy said the test vote could in opponent of the amendment agrees it would pass if a Merly of it. Madison who was Wayne Peterson have grandsons selected As Colorado teacher of the in this years graduating class a year and to George d Weiny of yid Rogers and Arthur Lauer. Stearns was charged by the High held in the county jail and will be Way patrol with failure to yield the returned to Topeka by authorities right of Way. I from there. A vote. Antiwar senators believe a to vote were held now but doubts it Ever will come to a vote. The amendment gets its first major test wednesday when the Senate votes on an amendment to it proposed by Dole

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free
Want a high-quality poster of this page? Add to Cart

Search All Newspapers in Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Mount Pleasant News Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Mount Pleasant News?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection