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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - June 2, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news vol. 92, no. 129 it. Pleasant Iowa tuesday evening june 2, 1970 Price to cents showers la in news group missing in Cambodia phenom Penk Cambodia up a Viet Cong sniper fire today drove off cambodian troops and colleagues trying to reach a car abandoned by a Columbia broadcasting system Crew in the cambodian Countryside. A jeep also carrying lbs personnel was spotted burned out and abandoned in the same general area on Highway 3 about 35 Miles South of phenom penh. Too a total of la men in the two broadcasting teams three of them americans were missing and believed captured by communist troops. Twelve other correspondents Are listed missing in other areas of Cambodia. The television newsmen who disappeared monday included Welles Slangen of Abc and George Syvertsen and Gerry Miller of lbs. Kurt Volkert and Kurt Hoefle both with lbs accompanied cambodian troops this morning and reached a Point about 40 Yards from the Blue Mercedes Benz in which the lbs team was travelling. Heavy sniper fire erupted and the party pulled Back. Volkert said he was fired on while trying to make movies of the car. Volkert said the car appeared undamaged except for a Flat tire. The jeep which carried the other lbs men and an opel in which the no team was Riding were a bout 400 Yards further along the Road. Memorial Given for Sut. Ross a memorial service was held at tile it. Pleasant High school front Lawn saturday morning for sgt. Stanley d. Ross who was killed in action in Vietnam on oct. 20, 1969. The occasion included a Short program and tile presentation of a memorial plaque to be placed in the school in his Honor by the family. The plaque was purchased by funds Given by friends and relatives. the american legion Post Honor guard raised the Flag tile it. Pleasant High school band played the National Anthem. The Rev. Chester Potts gave the prayer and George Stanley former High school principal spoke briefly about the parents or. And mrs. Russell Ross and Stanley he knew him and about his relationship to the school. Or. Stanley on behalf of the family presented tile plaque to supt. Robert Formanek who responded with acceptance remarks. Principal Richard Van Tuyl in closing remarks explained about tile different medals and awards sgt. Ross had received and read the citation in connection with the Bronze Start medal with a device first Oak Leaf Cluster the citation explained that a with Complete disregard for his personal safety sergeant Ross mane Vered his squad into a protected defensive position. While in his exposed position he was fatally wounded by enemy fire. His valorous actions and unrelenting Devotion to duty at the Cost of his own life were in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflected great credit upon himself the 199th infantry brigade and tile United states rep. Strothman keynote speaker county Republican delegates to Convene on Friday june 12 state representative Charles Kenneth Rayner Richard c. Reid Strothman of new London township will deliver the keynote address for the Republican Henry county convention at the courthouse in it. Pleasant on Friday june 12, at 8 00 . Fire damage on Alcatraz san Francisco up a a fire which burned most of the night on Indian occupied Alcatraz Island today destroyed the Light House wardens Home and infirmary of the former Federal Penitentiary. The wooden Lighthouse and Hospital buildings were burned to the ground while Only two Brick Walls of the abandoned wardens Home remained standing when the fire burned out. Diesel Oil stored near the base of the Lighthouse continued to Send Black Clouds above the fog shrouded Island after Dawn. The 150 indians living on the Island refused offers of evacuation and fire fighting Aid from the coast guard but were unable to fight the Blaze themselves because of a Lack of water. The Federal government which plans to make Alcatraz into a National recreation area removed its water Barge last week or. Strothman has had what Many Republican leaders declare an outstanding ten years in the Iowa legislature. He a member of the following prominent Iowa general Assembly committees agricultural committee chairman constitutional amendments and reapportionment schools social services and ways and Means. He was the Keynoter for the 1966 county convention. At that time he received High Praise from those in attendance for his comprehensive inspiring and informative comments. Mrs. Doris Strothman his wife has been very Active in Republican affairs having served county president and District president of the Federated Republican women. The 230 delegates named at the Republican precinct caucuses on May 4th will be attending the convention representing their precincts. They Are follows Baltimore a 4 a Francis Williamson Vera Phinney and Bea Ellett. Canaan a 8 a Theodore Eckey Carl Byrum Charles Fricke mrs. Charles Fricke Dale madams mrs. Dale madams Alden Fricke and mrs. Alden Fricke. Center ill a William r. Smith Kay Rogers Richard Cor Nick Jean Van soc Dorothy Smith Mary la Myers Olin Robinson Janice Roach Terry Ross Roger Tweedy and Dan Mcallister. Hillsboro a 4 a Byron Church Levi Winfrey Craig smart and Phil Hixson. Jackson a 5 a Ben Stuker Jergen mrs. Kenneth Helen Robertson mrs. Dewey Dora Pickard Lloyd e. Jones and mrs. Lloyd e. Jones. Jefferson a 13 a Arthur Dav son Grace Davison Izyel Wenger Karen Neff Lucy Hesseltine Gladys Widmer Imogene Hinkle Margaret Molander Eda Boshart Doris Meyer Nellie Wittmer and i Aldine Meyer. Marion a 6 a Warren Burns Ada Burns Earl Zickafoose Marjorie Zickafoose Gladys Burns and Beulah v. Ned. It. Pleasant Ward i a 26 a Lloyd c. Bowen Doris Vance sen. Clifford Vance Emma Cottrell Orville Allender Marie Carnahan Dean Bagby Ben Galer Calvin Crane Harry Whaley Pauline Whaley mrs. De King Robert Marshall Kay Lange sen. Harlan Foster Jerry trively Bob Appel Ruth Roederer George Elliott bid Rowe Margaret Smith Jean me Gorden Emily Anderson Alice Larson Virginia Van Tuyl mrs. Glenwood Tolson and Wren Ford. It. Pleasant Ward ii a 22 a e. A. Hayes r. Crane Mike my Sweeney mrs. Mike Mcsweeney e. R. Chrissinger mrs. E. R. C Rissinger Robert Formanek Don Gartin mrs. Don Gartin Harold Mcleran mrs. Harold Mcleran m. D. Linder Henry Biggs Sam Biondo Mary Margaret Scarff Alice Benesh Raymond Donnolly had Weir Roy Craig mrs. Dennis Nicholson Robert Norris and James May. It. Pleasant Ward Iii a 13 a Frances Bainter Beatrice Bencke Elmer Bencke Walter Crane Beulah Hayes Edna Michener mrs. Charles Shappell Lyman sheets Virginia sheets William smart Ralph Wehr and Donald e. Young. My pleasant Ward in a six Lyle Shellabarger Helen Rohde Edith Lane or. Frank v. Coles David Mccoid Gary Wiegel Ruth madams or. Dale e. Garrels j. D. Shimme pfennig Rosemary Atwell flank Abraham Charles Mccuen Elizabeth Mccoid Mary Wright Roger Galer John Harris John Becker Ray sheets John Carter Morton Dodds Ross Lane Eden Bankston Marilyn Mccoid to Wiegel Helen Coles june sheets James l. Morrison Harold Davis Cleo Johnston Gary Doak and Miriam Lofgren. New London corporation 19 a g. Robert badman or. D. L. Brinkmeyer George Elliott Pearl Enke mrs. Pearl Enke Robert Isley Ruth Islay Rev. James Edwards or. Kenneth Rayner mrs. Rev. G. M. Rosenberger mrs. G. M. Rosenberger or. H. M. Readinger. Mrs. M. L. Sproul j. Anthony Schroder or. William Vaughn mrs. William Vaughn and e. E. Wessel. New London township a 6 a Wilbur Sater Vera Shelledy Xen Earnest Ione Sater Dorothy Earnest and Doris Strothman. Rome a 2 a Hugh White and George h. Scott. Salem a 9 a Edgar Hartley George Smith Alene Brill Kenneth Burkey or. A. L Brill Leo Craig Mary Helen Curtis Ned Farr and Rex Brown. Scott a 22 a Robert Logan Roberta Logan Lester Meeker Opal Meeker Richard Johnson Nancy Johnson Phil Marshall Shasta Marshall Harry Johnson Gordon Glenn bid Carden Marg Orie Carden Chet Haight Lela Haight Robert w. Johnson Harold Hurt. Sheldon Kongable Sandra Kongable Herman Wolf Marguerite Wolf Walter Carper and Marge j elite Johnson. Tippecanoe a 6 a Edward Breazeale George e. Means Norman Moehle Helen Romkey Helen Virden and Dana Williams. Trenton a 7 a Dwight Smith i mrs. Dwight Smith Richard d. Young mrs. Dwight messenger Clarence Hinkle Richard b. Burns and Dale Smith. Wayne big a Arnold Lindeen Margery Lindeen Phillip Crawford Viola Crawford Bob Carlson Betty Carlson Bernard Hultquist Treva Hultquist r. W. Lauer Jane Lauer h. L. Tolander Ruth Tolander Arthur Duncan Merle Unkrich bid Mcgohan and Linda Mcgohan. Hand grenade ii a hand Gre Airliner Manila up two cosmonauts orbiting in space Moscow up a two cosmonauts whirled around Earth today in Nade explosion aboard a philippine the soviet unions first manned ail lines plane flying at 13,000 feet j space flight in eight months. Wes i ripped a huge Hole in the fuselage porn space experts said the Mission today and killed one passenger. Aus probably an Experiment to gain medical knowledge for the construction of pet Sargent space platforms. The two Man Crew reported everything was going smoothly in the 2 flight which was unofficially dedicated to visiting . Astronaut Ned Armstrong first Man on the Moon. He watched the films of the Blastoff of the soyuz 9 Craft monday night twelve others were Hurt four of them seriously. The dead Man Francisco Santos 25, was seated in the fifth Row on the left Side of the Cabin of the Fokker Friendship plane when the grenade exploded. It ripped a Hole the size of an Oil drum in the fuselage and Santos was nearly sucked out of the opening. Four passengers pulled Santos Back inside but he died of severe internal injuries and a Skull fracture five hours later. The plane made a Safe Landing at Roxas City Airport six minutes after the blast. The Craft was carrying 40 passengers and a Crew of four on a local flight originating from Manila. Col. Arcadio Lozada chief of police of Bacolod City tile planets Western space experts said soviet scientists have shown great interest recently in new applications of space Medicine and they predated the Crew of col. Andrian Nikolayev 40. And Vitaly Sevastianos a 35-year-old space Rookie will ski director of the bochum space research Institute said data from soyuz 9 indicates a second spacecraft May be launched. Too the official Tass news Agency retort on soyuz 9 said one of the main purposes of the flight was a Medico biological research to study the influence of spaceflight factors on the human organism in the conditions of a near Earth the Conquest of pare medical problems necessary before either the United states or the soviet Union can successfully orbit Large permanent space platforms. Both nations have plans for Suh Orbital laboratories. The United states plans to launch its first such station skylab in late 1972 soviet sources said Armstrong watched films of the soyuz 9 blast Mccracken Speaks at Iowa Wesleyan Paul w. Mccracken formerly of Richland now chairman of the Council of economic advisers to president Nixon shown he delivered the commencement address at Iowa Wesleyan College monday morning. Ile later re Eivid an honorary doctor of literature degree from the College. Spend a week or More in orbit. In Osaka Japan soviet space in j off in the apartment of a cos non Ginger Alexander Nazarov told fair taut maj. Gen. Georgy be Rogovoi goers at expo 70 he expected the during a party that lasted until 3 ,. Flight to last about to Days. And in a in. In Honor of Armstrong strip to destination was seated opposite n a bochum. Germany Heinz Kamin the Moon. Santos and there was speculation Lozada May have been the intended target of the grenade. But he said he knew of no reason for an attack on him. Searchi for More bodies after quake Lima up a landslides and flood blocked Rescue efforts to reach devastated cities today in Northern Peru where the government estimated the death toll in sundays earthquake at 1.000. More aftershocks jolted Lima. The government said it was impossible to Ive a firm count of casualties because Many of he hardest hit areas were inaccessible due to i destroyed highways and air strips. A spokesman for the National in trom formation office said monday nigh two from . In car mishap Burlington a Mary to Marshall 18, and Evan Wayne Miller 19, both of new London were listed in fairly Good condition in memorial Hospital Burlington monday. They were hospitalized saturday mausoleum to be razed soon the Forest Home cemetery mausoleum badly deteriorated will be razed soon and the Stone hauled a Way by cemetery employees they have time City councilman Max beavers chairman of the mayors Public grounds committee said tuesday. The removal of the bodies from the crypts began some two years ago and has continued intermit inflict heavy losses on. Vietnamese night following a one car Accident j Tenily relatives or friends made 4.5 Miles North of West Point on the arrangements for new burial Loca Lowell Blacktop. J tons. In recent weeks City offic sheriffs officers said Miller was Ial became greatly concerned travelling South when his vehicle whether the building would stand ran off the Road rounding a curve much longer and the remaining 22 receives first annual Mansfield inc scholarship Susan Weller a Junior Springville has been named recipe the government believed there were thrown from the car. She com Graves the car came Back across the Highway and Slid into a ditch hit a driveway embankment and flipped completely Over Landing on its wheels officers said. Miller and miss Marshall were sent of the first annual Belle Babb Mansfield pre Law scholarship for women at Iowa Wesleyan College or. Louis a. Haselmayer Wesleyan president announced today. The $1,000 scholarship named in memory of a former student and faculty member at inc who became tile country a first licensed woman lawyer in 1869. It goes to a Wesleyan Junior or senior who plans to pursue a Law career. Miss Weller daughter of or. And mrs. Earl l. Weller or 2, Springville was graduated from Lin mar High school Marion Iowa in 1967 and a history political science major at inc. She spent the current semester studying at Washington University Washington d.c., on a special cooperative program arranged by Wesleyan and the Washington a school of government and Public administration. Miss Weller has been named chief Justice of the Wesleyan student court for the 1970-71 school year. Criteria for the award include recommendations by faculty members and a b average in school work or a score of 550 on the Law school admissions test. A scholarship advisory committee comprised of judge Sarah t. Hughes of Texas judge Constance Baker Motley of new York the honorable Marjorie m. Childs referee juvenile court of san Francisco attorney Ruth Gentry Talley Bogalusa la. Mrs. W. Stevenson Clanton special assistant counsel Small business association Moines and miss Jettie Pierce Selvig president of the National association of women lawyers. About 1,000 dead and 5,000 seriously injured. It was Peru a worst earthquake disaster of the Century. Tile government discounted reports that Many 30,000 could have died calling them a completely election Clay Iii 8 Stales up today was election Day in eight states with contests ranging from a fight for survival by former presidential candidate George c. Wallace to a forum on the Indochina War in California. Wallace who came out second Best one month ago in Alabama a democratic gubernatorial primary was locked in a tight Battle with gov. Albert p. Brewer in today a Runoff. With nomination tantamount to election Wallace urged voters not to turn Alabama Over to j a a few Black militants who would j a Rule for the next 50 Brewer accused Wallace of running a smear Campaign. At stake for Wallace his third party presidential Effort which could be dealt a fatal blow by a Brewer Victory. In California the Vietnam War i and its Domestic consequences pervaded some of the contests. Democrats were picking a Man to run against Republican gov. Ronald planned of Back injuries and Miller suffered a broken nose and lacerations of tha head. So Liuweng Ltd May file charge Davenport up a congressman Fred Schwengel Rio a has said he considering filing an unfair Campaign practice charge against his primary opponent David Stanley of Muscatine for using a 1968 tape of Richard Nixon. Schwengel said. A i firmly believe that the use of this Taj get unethical and my committee considering filing an unfair Campaign practice charge with the fair Campaign practices Schwengel the incumbent congressman and has represented Iowa a 1st District for 16 years. Stanley a Muscatine lawyer and a former state senator. The 60-second tape used by Stanley in an attempt to unseat Schwengel in the 1st District was j made during the 1968 senatorial Battle Between Stanley and sen. Harold e. Hughes a Iowa. The White House in Washington issued a statement saying president has not endorsed candidate in the 1st caskets were removed in Early april placed in new boxes and buried in an area in the Southwest Corner of the cemetery. Location of each burial was recorded and individual Metal markers will be placed at the which Are Side by Side beavers said. Levelling of the ground and seeding have been delayed because of the condition of the soil. The remaining $1500 in the mausoleum fund has been used to defray part of the $1700 Cost of moving the 22 caskets. The news has received a letter from Hazen Stipe criticizing the City for the Way the matter has been handled and referring particularly to his own great grandparents. City officials said they have offered to exhume the two boxes to which Stipe referred and place them in new Graves without Cost to the relatives if the relatives desire to pay the Cost of the new Graves. Saigon up a charging behind mortar barrages North vietnamese infantrymen broke into a newly established Camp of South Vietnam a Best infantry division in the Jungle Highlands today and inflicted the heaviest government losses in South Vietnam for six months. Two american and one australian adviser were also wounded in the attacks which military sources said killed 40 South vietnamese troops wounded 67 and left 17 missing. Tile North vietnamese Force estimated at battalion strength left 81 of their dead in and around the Camp military sources said. First night in an artillery base three Miles from the Border of Laos and 24 Miles South of the demilitarized zone Doz separating North and South Vietnam. The communist troops broke through tile Camp perimeter in a first assault shortly by fore 5 a m. The defenders beat them off with tile help of air strikes and artillery salvos but the communists again attacked tile base three hours Atter Daylight. South vietnamese reinforcements were rushed to the Region. Throughout the Day the North vietnamese poured mortar and sniper Rifle fire into the Camp on 0 0 0 i the site of an abandoned u,.s. A an estimated 700 men of the Tillery base known a stun Tav South vietnamese 1st infantry diem after the Philadelphia tavern vision which taking Over the de where the u. S. Marine corns was tenses of the North from Hearting established during the revolution-. Marines were spending their Ary War. Man killed in building collapse Des Moines up a a Des Moines Man was killed monday after being trapped under tons of debris when a four Story Brick building collapsed in the downtown area Here monday. Ten outlier men escaped uninjured. A 80 ton Crane we used for nearly nine hours to remove the rubble before the body of Stephen Davison 19, was found about 1 30 Arn. Today. Police firemen and construction workers searched throughout the evening for the Iowa state University student. Has a the any infant revives but Dies later Reagan. Late polls gave Assembly Corpus Christi Tex. Up Des Man Ess Unruh a foe of the in a one Pound la ounce baby girl Duchina War a 2 to i Edge Over who was pronounced stillborn but los Angeles mayor Sam Yorty. Who water showed signs of life in an tacks president Nixon War policies ambulance taking her to a funeral local voting appears heavy a total of 530 votes had been cast in the four wards in it. Pleasant in the primary election by 2 20 . Tuesday 112 More than cast by nearly the same time in the primary two years ago. A presidential election year when the voting normally heavier. The vote by wards follows Ward i. 131 ii. 135 Iii. Too in. 214. The vote in 1968 in 1968 by wards in the afternoon i 111 ii 116 Iii 88 in. 154. The polls Are open until 8 of clock tonight. Group to go to.e. Asia Reagan unopposed for renomination to seek a second four year term. Washington up a a High level task Force of senators congressmen governors and White House officials will leave wednes take Cash in Winfield break in Home died today. The attending physician said Cool outdoor air May have caused the infant to revive after birth. The child was bom prematurely and was declared stillborn by the obstetrician. An hour later Enro Ute to a funeral Home attendants noticed the station child was breathing. They wheeled the ambulance around and headed i for memorial medical Center killed in car hit by Bulldozer four injured Iii Accident four persons suffered minor injuries in a two car Accident which occurred two Miles South and i Miles East of Wayland at 7 15 . Monday. Gerald Freyenberger 31. Wayland Rural was driving a 1964 Ford and drove from his farm drive onto a county Road when his car collided with an eastbound 1957 Chevrolet driven by Steven Gholson 22. Wayland Rural. Both cars were totally damaged. Freyenberger received head cuts his wife Mary to. 25, a Mouth Cut and his aunt mrs. Lloyd Roth 61.head and leg cuts. Gholson suffered head cuts. All were treated by a Wayland doctor. The Accident was investigated by sheriff Van Craw Ford. Nichols tells Kiwi zians of his project the Story of what he did to win first place in the Iowa science contest and Advance to the National where he won a fourth place was told by Mike Nichols it. Pleasant High school graduate of the past week. He related also some of the human interest sidelights in connection with the showing of his project the measurement of the flow erosion and effect of the change of flow at the Confluence of the big Cedar Creek with Skunk River Southeast of Rome. The study extended Over several weeks starting in december and continuing Over the flood stage several weeks later. Long hours were spent in taking the measurements not without some danger. The thoroughness of the judging both in the state and National i events the prize Money and the j offer of opportunities to participate in research projects were discussed by Nichols who presents his material clearly and concisely. He an alternate to go on a three months research trip to the Virgin a islands. His paper relative to the research at Skunk and big Cedar will be published in five state geological journals and four National journals. Kiwan ians asked Many questions regarding the project and his sex i Perien Ces. Riverside Man killed in crash Tiffin up ii a an elderly Oxford Iowa Man was killed Mon a Day when his car was crushed by i Iowa City up a a River an Earth moving machine in a con j Side Iowa Man was killed monday struck Ion area for the proposed in when his car collided with a truck Testate Highway linking Cedar on u. S. 218 about three Miles the Houston Phillips 66 in Winfield was broken into during Day for a week Long fact finding the night monday and a Smith trip to Southeast Asia it was disco Rona Cash Register with $75 in it closed today. Was taken. The itinerary for the group not i Entrance was gained by forcing critical condition yet firm but the group expected open a rear door. Sheriff Van the child Mother to visit Cambodia South and possibly Thailand. Rapids and Waterloo. The victim Henry Dee who was vacancies for Nauvoo tour those arranging the South Center club tour to Nauvoo and Keokuk thursday june 14th, reported today that they have three vacant South of Iowa City. Cies open on the bus and would killed was Idell Smith 51, whose Welcome others outside the Mem in his 70s. Apparently ran a tem car collided with a truck driven by be ship who might enjoy joining the baby was placed in an in Horary red Light in the construction David Klasy 38. Of Lake Geneva j tile group for the historical tour Cuba tor a breathing and crying a in area and his car was hit by a Bull i wis. Authorities said Smith appear anyone wishing to learn More Dozer. I Bentely lost control of the vehicle about the plans invited to Call the Accident occurred about two and it veered across the Center line mrs. Walter Hoover. 385-2051 tuesday evening or mrs. Leo Turley 385-4801 anytime wednesday. Was a doing Vietnam Crawford was called to investigate just Fine a a medical Conter spokes i Miles East of Tiffin on a portion of i of the Highway. Tuesday morning. I Man said. T j u. S. 6. Klasy escaped apparent injury
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