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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - June 3, 1943, Mount Pleasant, IowaVALID RATION STAMP8
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Sugar 13 - Through Aug 15. I
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Gasoline No. J. Expire* July 21 Fuel Oil 5.....Until Sept. 30
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
Car and Truck Damaged in Crash
No Hint of Steps To End Coal Strike
New Social I Security Bill
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McCormick and Smith Machines In Collision
The F B McCormick car and the Rufus Smith truck w -re damaged in a collision at West Munroe and Jackson streets, the city hall intersection. in Mf.. Pleasant this morning
Mi. - Mayme McCormick, sister of Mr. McCormick, riding in the back seat, vias badlv shaken and dazed for a while. She was taken to the John Fitzpatrick home
McCormick was driving northward on Jackson and Smith eastward on Monroe The McCormick car* was carried to the northeast corner of the intersection by the impact. The side of the car was rather badly damaged while the front of the truck was dented and bent.
Phil Murray Says Coal Not Mentioned
Washington. D. C. (INS-—President Roosevelt met with members of his o-called "war labor cabinet" for near-y two hours today without giving any .lint of what steps he would take to end the nation-wide strike by the 540,-COO members of John L Lewis' United Mine Workers.
While Washingt:n awaited some quick and drastic action by Mr. Roosevelt to halt the three-day walk out. members of the labor cabinet left the white house insisting that they had not discussed the coal strike with the president nor did Mr. Roosevelt mention it. they maintained.
It had been reported previously that Mr. Roosevelt called the meeting to set the stage for whatever action he takes to end the coal strike which already is beginning to cripple war production.
Nearly half a hundred newspaper and radio reporters who had waited in the white house lobby for the conference to break up were astounded when CIO president. Phil Murray, a member of the labor cabinet announced • hat “we did not mention coal "
This development left the strike more up in the air than ever as far is government action to end it was concerned.
The “labor cabinet" technically is known as the labor war board. The president summoned a meeting of the moup at noon after he met late yesterday with coal czar Harold L. Icke* md members of the war labor board.
Those called to the white house for today’s conference included William Green, president cf the AF of L and Phillip Murray, head of CIO The other leaders summoned to the white house were: R J Thomas, president of CIO's United Automobile Workers union and Julius Empsack, secretary-treasurer of the CIO electric wo! kers.
The president was believed to have '’ailed the meeting to set the stage for drastic action to end the three day old trike -f 540.000 members of Lewds’ inion.
CHUMPlEV ism t SO KEEN FOR THE HON'AN' DEARIE STUFF WHEN HE'S OOT HIS ~ BEST DUDS ON-
Good Response In Poppy Day Sale
EDWIN NOVIN, ABERDEEN, WASH
CHECK FOR IO MILLION RECEIVED FROM GIRAUDFour More Placed In Class 1-A
Four more county men have been placed in class 1-A under the Selectly0 Service. They are:
Freddie Page Dale Smith John V. Morris Louis Nesbitt
Way’and, la. — A wedding ceremony performed October 25, 1942 at Kahoka. Missouri. Miss Opal Stone of Wayland became the bride of Mr Robert K Lenninger cf Washington. The couple was attended bv Bernice Farmer. friend of the bride and Richard Crawford, cousin of the groom The bride chose a street length dress of pale blue- with black accessaries and the groom wore a brown suit.
Mr. Lenninger has recently received an honorable discharge from the army at Camp Moxley, Texas.
They are planning to make their home in Washington.BODY OF DROWNED KALONA BOY FOUNDWAVE CARAVAN HERE THIS AFTERNOONWOULD LIMIT NUMBER OF TERMS OF PRESIDENTS
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