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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - June 13, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news vol. 92, no. 139 it. Pleasant Iowa saturday evening june 13, 1970 Price to cents fair amp warmer Climax to two years of work for my Good Togo on trip Good to be Back by Judy Logan thirty six exhausted methodist youth arrived Home Friday afternoon after a ten Day trip to new York and Washington d. C. Or. C. Dendy Garrett pastor of first United methodist Church in it. Pleasant accompanied the senior High youth group along with mrs. Garrett or. And mrs. Harold Rankin or. And mrs. Jim Miller or. And mrs. Dick Thuma and mrs. Beulah Shaw. As the clock struck 3 00 on the afternoon of june 3, my a ers saw the beginning of a two year dream unfold. Enough dishes had at last been washed enough homemade ice Cream had at last been dipped and enough hours of worry had at last been spent by or. Garrett. Good byes were said and then it was off on a Continental Trail ways bus. Too zooming into the Windy City of Chicago about 8 00 . The tourists made a Quick Stop at the Chicago bus terminal. There was just enough time for a look at the Beautiful Chicago Skyline from the top of the Prudential building. After switching bus Drivers and travelling Down the renown Dan Ryan express it was a new York City or buses Are just not built for sleepy Heads As the my ers soon found out that first night on the Road. Tired spirits were soon lifted however when the a big City appeared Over the horizon the next Day at 2 00 . After unpacking their bags at new Yorkus Myca the group hit the sidewalks of new York with a visit to times Square and a refreshing meal at Tad s Steak House. Too june 5 was spent at the United nations. After a tour of the various Council rooms the group watched a film a who invited us a and devoted the remaining part of the afternoon to discussion of Vietnam and Cambodia. The evening held a special treat a a visit to radio City music Hall for a look at the famed rockette and a most appropriate movie a the out of towners. Morning comes Early in new York especially when there is shopping to do. While a few of the boys remained snugly under the covers on saturday morning the girls were up and going paying visits to Saks Macy a and even Tiffany a. The afternoon brought a change in Pace with dinner at a chinese restaurant in Chinatown and a ride on the Staten Island ferry offering a Beautiful View of the statue of Liberty. One cannot leave new York without seeing Greenwich Village. A St. Anthonys Church Celebration was in full swing when the my trooped through the crowded j Village saturday evening. Too sunday morning worship at Riverside Church in new York was indeed a moving experience. The vastness of the building and the Beauty of the Organ notes were most inspirational. In the afternoon a group of ten Rode the subway to Yankee stadium to see the Yankees play the Chicago White sox Only to walk away after an hour of waiting in line extremely disappointed at the Prospect of a standing room More fortunate my a ers visited Hayden planetarium while others caught a few winks of sleep at the Myca. A beggar on horseback a play presented in new Yorkus Lincoln Center repertory theater delighted the it. Pleasant tourists sunday evening with its unusual technical aspects. Too the new week began with another session at the United nations and More discussion of Vietnam with a vietnamese native. Coney Island and a View of new York City from the Empire state building were on the evening a Genda. The Joy of tasting that Atlantic Salt water for the first time As it washed the shores of Coney Island was the highlight of the trip for Many. June 9 arrived and with it came departure time. Bidding Farewell to new York the group hastened toward Philadelphia for some hours of historical reminiscence in the Independence Hall area. Later the same afternoon the group reached their second Home away from Home colonial Plaza Motel in College Park Maryland. Complete with swimming Pool and a honest to goodness Green grass it was quite a Welcome sight. After settling in their dorms the my a ers visited Washington Monument and Lincoln memorial. Once again these two tributes to great americans were rather overwhelming. One my a or remarked a it just fills me with such great despair to look into Abe Lincoln s face knowing he was proclaiming a with malice toward none with Charity for ally so Many years ago and yet the human hell of War too june to saw the it. Pleasant youth touring the White House and Washington a Home at it. Vernon. Before calling it a Day the bus stopped at Arlington National cemetery. After seeing the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the unknown Soldier and paying tribute at the graveside of president Kennedy one my a or who was deeply moved by the cemetery experience wrote the following prayer jets shoot from the horizon Over the verdant Valley where soldiers rest in earthen cells. But alas we continue the funeral Knell. We live we fight we kill we die and history negates the dream that we hold As soldiers topple a Hundred fold. We Are running a race that can to be won. Look quickly my Friend for love is scarce. See the child Caress his Mother s breast. O Little child what a chill settles in How dark How cold my country a tis of thee. Have mercy have mercy have mercy on me. Party time arrived in the evening when the my a ers treated their Counselor to cake for making such a trip possible. There was swimming and eating and still More swimming before their already heavy Eye lids finally closed. Too june la was a very special Day. Awed by the Beauty of their nations Capitol building the group was drawn even closer to the Workings of their government after meeting with senator Hughes and senator Miller. The proposed Senate amendment 609 was a major discussion topic. Or. Aaron Coe a native of the Iris City who has served Over a year in Vietnam also met with the youth group. During the afternoon some members of the my visited the National Art gallery while dithers enjoyed Washington a botanical gardens the National archives building or the Federal Bureau of investigation. Too a All Good times must have an end and so As the Continental trailways bus headed toward it. Pleasant the my concluded a trip that they had worked two years to obtain. Yet the appreciation of Small town life which so Many of the youth gained cannot be taken away. In the words of one my a or a a it a Good to get Back to it. Pleasant where people Are people. New York is a terrible Dungeon. People crawl Over one another like wild cats trying to get the biggest piece of meat. If i Ever have to live like an animal As they Are doing id rather not win Back Highway w phenom penh up a cambodian troops today drove North vietnamese and Viet Cong forces away from the american built Quot Freedom Highway linking phenom penh and cambodians Only deep water port. Military sources said South Vietnam had pulled 4,000 troops out of Cambodia. A cambodian military spokesman said Oil tank and food trucks were again moving on Highway 4, the Roadway linking the capital and Kampong som site of cambodians Only Oil refinery. The Highway had been blocked by intense fighting in the area. Republican delegates name Clark Burns state representative Charles Strothman gave the keynote address at the Henry county Republican convention Friday evening at the Henry county courthouse. The court room was packed and overflowing with Republican delegates from the 19 Henry county precincts. Later in the evening the delegates selected Clark h. Burns As their nominee for the Board of supervisors in the november general election. Explosion rips do. Building Des Moines up a an explosion Tore through the greater Des Moines chamber of Commerce building Here Early today the second apparent dynamite bombing in downtown Des Moines in the past month. Pieces of wire and Battery fragments were sifted from the debris and investigating officers believe the charge which ignited at 4 10 a.m., was a time device in a stairwell inside the $200,000 Structure. Preliminary damage was set in sex county Home stewards resign the Henry county Board of supervisors have received a letter of resignation from John and Alta Erickson stewards at the Henry county Home. The Erickson a have been in charge of the Home some seven years and have asked that their resignation be effective on August i 1970. They indicated that their resignation was because of health reasons. Cess of $50,000. Too authorities said the bombing is part of a pattern referring to the May 13 dynamite no of the Des Moines police station which caused an estimated $200,000 damage a similar blast that extensively damaged the Ames City Hall and the thursday night explosion at the Omaha neb., police station. A 19-year-old resident of the Des Moines Owca was injured by flying Glass in the bombing. Donna Melick of Melcher was treated and released from a local Hospital and several other girls were Cut by flying Glass As they slept in their 1 rooms one half Block away from the Commerce building. All windows on the East Side of the Owca were blown out and several businesses in the area also i reported shattered Glass. The blast i was heard by residents As far As eight Miles away. Des Moines police moved in rapidly to Seal off about a three Block area in the Central business District. Faith lutheran to change time of services Faith lutheran Church conducted a poll of the congregation recently to determine the time of the services with the result indicating a congregation almost evenly divided Between an Early and a later service. A Normal lignin Iii Amman there was standing room Only in the Henry county court room Friday evening As Republican convention delegates nominated incumbent supervisor Clark h. Burns As the party a Choice for the november i general election. Burns received 1 118 Delegate votes on the second ballot two More than the require i de number for nomination. The court room and adjacent Chambers were alive All evening with old fashioned politics and innumerable caucuses As the delegates settled into the business of selecting a candidate. Too on the first ballot Burns received 105 Delegate votes Carroll Crane 17 votes Cleo Johnston 66 votes and William Smith 41. Since fractions below one half were not counted the total on the first ballot was one less than the 230 Delegate total. On the first ballot Burns was Strong in All 19 precincts except Center it. Pleasant Ward in Rome Scott and in the congregational service a vote w As taken last sunday with the result that the time of services will be changed to 9 a. In. And sunday school will be held at 10 15 a. In. The new time for the sunday school and services will Start with june 28 but for the next two sundays the services will continue to be held at the old time of 10 15 a. In. With sunday school at 9 00 a. In. The congregation we As almost unanimous in preference for one service instead of two and also expressed a preference for the same time for the summer and Winter services. Beirut Lebanon Upit a official government broadcasts from Wayne the jordanian capital of Amman today said the situation in the Johnston a strength was concen strife torn Arab country had re-1 rated in it. P. Ward in Scott turned to a a Normal. But diplomats Wayne. Smith had Good sup said a new crisis Between guerrillas part in Canaan Center and new and King Hussein a regime seemed London corporation and Carroll inevitable. More than 500 people were reported killed or wounded in six Days of lighting Between palestinian guerrillas and jordanian troops before King Hussein bowed to guerrilla demands and fired two commanders. Crane had Delegate support in Rome Tippecanoe and it. Pleasant Ward i. Hickel May be on his Way out Washington up a there is widespread speculation in the Interior department that Secretary Walter j. Hickel May be on his Way out because of his deepening ideological split with president Nixon. On the second ballot Johnston picked up strength but the balance of Power was transferred to Burns evidently by delegates who voted the first round for Crane and Smith. Trailer wrecked on 218 South Scranton to head investigation at Kent reports theft of two cows blast rips Ottumwa arca Ottumwa up a a predawn explosion of undetermined origin George Thacker who farms five lipped through a portion of East Miles Southwest of Winfield has Ottumwa today leveling one build reported to the sheriffs office the in an j Caus my scattered damage theft of two cows and two calves throughout a area. Furniture was scattered Over Highway 218 three Miles South of it. Pleasant South of the Skunk University i River Bridge when a two wheeled trailer started whipping and broke Loose from a car at 11 15 p. In. Friday. The car was driven by a St. Louis Man. His name Wasny to Learned. The trailer we As demolished in the Accident. The car Wasny to damaged. Sometime thursday. One of the cows is a Hereford and the other a red Angus. Agree to Exchange prisoners for release Rio de Janeiro up a the brazilian government announced today it has agreed to Exchange 40 political prisoners to obtain the release of West Germany a ambassador Ehrenfried von Wolleben. He was kidnapped tour Day night. Authorities said there was a Strong smell of Gas at the scene and Iowa Uli Nois Gas and electric officials moved in immediately to Heck on a possible Gas leak. In addition detectives and fire authorities moved in to investigate possibilities. Fred a Auto Supply was the scene of the explosion and owner Fred Sporer said the demolished business was Worth about $50,060. In addition several buildings nearby sustained considerable damage from the Force of the blast. Beneficial rain in Henry county much of Henry county received a beneficial thundershowers late Friday afternoon. The amount varied from about one half Inch in it. Pleasant to nearly an Inch in other areas. Reports were received of some farm damage East of Danville when a Tornado touched Down in that Vicinity. Funnels were reported East of Wapello. Kent Ohio up a Kent state president Robert t. White today interrupted commencement exercises to announce former Pennsylvania gov. William Scranton would head a Blue ribbon panel to investigate the deaths of four students killed by National guard gunfire during a Campus disturbance. Bicycle rider suffers head Cut Tracy Burchard 5, daughter of or. And mrs. Max Burchard it. Pleasant suffered a head Cut when the bicycle she was Riding judicial employees in state govern nominations were limited to one speech of two minute duration and a maximum of three seconds by name Only. Burns was nominated by m. D. Linder of it. Pleasant Ward ii Johnston was nominated by David Mccoid of it. Pleasant Ward in Smith was nominated by or. Kenneth Rayner of new London corporation and Carroll Crane was nominated by Norman Moehle of Tippecanoe. In his acceptance speech Burns paid special tribute to the other three candidates and his Campaign manager Helen Virden. Representative Charles Strothman brought the keynote message for the convention stressing ways to improve the Republican image and continue the Unity demonstrated by the Republican party during the past four years. The representative believes the present state administration should lend added emphasis to agriculture since agriculture is Iowa s first Industry and eight out of ten jobs in the state Are created by industries related to agriculture. Quot we want agricultural promotion in the hands of people in agriculture a he said. Rep. Strothman believes too. That further Economy can be found in a reduction of administrative and collided with a City cab driven by Roger Schroeder at Vernon and Poplar streets about 9 p. In. Friday. Two stitches w Ere required to close the Cut. The Accident was reported to police. Teeth of the tyranny sours Rex were six inches Long and serrated. The voting at the Henry county Republican convention Baltimore Canaan Center Hillsboro Jackson Jefferson a o c of s a a a a i try of to m up ten of a it of a i m Pupu s 3 n. L. Corp n. L. Township Rome Salem Scott Tippecanoe Trenton i Wayne total popular vote june 2nd Burns. 18 40 33 12 la 40 24 82 82 35 107 56 24 0 26 93 14 26 63 786 Crane. 8 la 41 30 la 23 la 60 59 54 88 24 18 16 42 43 37 18 21 615 Johnston. 4 37 23 9 7 21 42 80 74 30 201 38 9 8 to 64 9 7 117 790 Smith la 49 40 4 12 16 9 38 41 25 63 53 19 0 15 29 25 la 5 465 delegates. 4 8 la 4 5 13 6 26 22 13 31 19 6 2 9 Zzz 6 7 16 230 first ballot Burns. 4 3 2 3 3 7 5 12 12 la to 6 4 5 6 16 3 105 Crane. I i i 4 i 2 3 i 5 17 Johnston i 6 i 4 6 19 i 14 i 13 66 Smith. 5 7 i 5 4 i 2 12 2 i i 41 second ballot Burns. 4 3 2 4 5 9 5 13 Lull 8 la 4 2 6 7 5 6 2 118 Crane. I i Johnston 2 4 i 7 9 23 2 i 15 i 14 79 Smith. 5 7 4 2 i 6 2 2 i 30 Edna Michener president of Henry county Republican women who announced that the club had again exceeded their membership goal with 436 members and remains one of the largest in first District. Cal Crane state chairman of College republicans of Iowa spoke briefly and outlined plans for Republican workshops to be held this summer to encourage responsible party participation of College students. Too other important convention business included election of delegates to the state convention to be held at veterans auditorium in Des Moines on july 24 and 25. Those elected As delegates Are As follows chm. Or. Frank v. Coles vice chm. Kay Rogers Calvin Crane e. A. Hayes Helen Virden m. D. Linder Doris Strothman Charles Strothman Richard Cornick. Ben Galer Dean Bagby mrs. We. Vaughn Roberta Logan James May Don Young David Mccoid or. Dale Garrels Margaret Molander Karen Neff Herman Wolf Wilbur Sater Gladys bums Gary Brown and Dale Smith. Henry county has 24 delegates to the convention. The number is ascertained by a representation of one Delegate for each 185 votes or major fraction thereof cast for the Republican candidate for Secretary of state in the 1968 general election in each county. Gordon Glenn Winfield we As named congressional committeeman and Roberta Logan also of Winfield was named congressional committee woman. Or. Kenneth Rayner new London was named senatorial committeeman. County chairman or. Frank Coles was elected permanent chairman of the convention and Kay Rogers Secretary. Jane Lauer and june Klopfenstein served As assistant secretaries. Invocation was Given by Rev. Gerald Rosenberger of new London. Following adjournment of the convention members of the Central committee met to elect the chairman vice chairman and other officers. All were re elected with or. Frank Coles continuing As county chairman Kay Rogers As vice chairman Gladys Burns Secretary and Ralph Carnahan treasurer. R. Williams selected to attend seminar Roger Williams will be one of Twenty outstanding educators in the United states to attend a world development seminar for educators in new York City july 12 to 18. The trip is sponsored by the women a division of the Board of missions of the United methodist Church. Or. Williams was recommended by or. George Lamore of Iowa Wesleyan College who also recommended or. And mrs. Richard Van Tuyl who As previously announced Are also recipients of the trip and seminar. A total of six educators were selected from the state of Iowa three of whom were from the it. Pleasant school system. Most of the sessions of the seminar will be held at the Church Center for the United nations. The experience for curriculum directors and teachers will be the beginning of study of the underlying philosophy and the Broad implications of development on both the International and Domestic scene. Or. Williams is department head of the it. Pleasant High school English department and also responsible for secondary curriculum. Among his Many outstanding accomplishments while in the local school system has been the development of the Advance placement English course. Ment. He believes that other Means of financial Aid to schools must be found to give property owners some tax Relief. A we have too much duplication of services and authority and too Many High priced administrators in our Public schools a said the representative and further suggested that perhaps the superintendent of Public instruction and the state Board of Public instruction should be elected by the people he said a because the present set up is a closed rep. Strothman also had pertinent comments on Law and order inflation pollution and other current issues. The speaker was introduced by atty. David Mccoid. Senator Richard Stephens also brought greetings to the convention and was introduced by committee Bernard Hultquist. Too during the interim As meetings of credentials and rules resolutions and nominations committees were in session reports were heard from m. D. Linder county finance chairman. Or. Linder who has served in this capacity for 14 years reported that the county is approaching their Federal and state quota which is in excess of $4,000. A in the past 14 years the county terse verse has always reached their goal by a. C. Gordon the time state convention is held j the Sage who first suggested and i am confident that we will to us a go West As a Good direct again be Able to report 100% by Ion july 24 this year said or. Linder j omitted How to do it reports were also heard from j at a Cloverleaf intersection
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