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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - June 23, 1958, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it. Pleasant news these Days by George e. Sokolsky an episode i recently went to the funeral of an interesting and charming Man who was very important in the motion picture Industry but was probably not As famous As Many stars whom he made great and who shot before his desk their Sidler careers to perform. I first met Nate up Gold under the most unfortunate circumstances he Carne to quarrel with me. He was angry and yet genteel which is so unusual these Days. Gentility is a Gilt which Only those to the manner born possess and although spingold could not have come from any King of aristocracy he was born with tile personality and manner and integrity which we attribute to the very Best of human beings and so on a saturday afternoon this Man who height and leanness and gentleness of feature made him look something like Abraham Lincoln came to quarrel. Ile said that he had bet 1 told that a group of us had established a Boycott of motion pictures of actors directors producers and others who were reputed to be communists. How did we know that they were communists by what moral right did we designate ourselves to destroy the careers and lives of other people we argued for some time. We discussed marxism communism the russian Brand the american Brand the ability of the american communist party to a mild a Treasury in Hollywood. We discussed individuals spingold finally said a the problem As i see it is very different from that which you see. The Way i see it what Means does a person who is not a communist have to prove that he is not a communist not a traitor. If such a person goes to the Fri what he says is confidential it is filed and the Public never hears of it. If he goes to a congressional committee he May or May not be heard what does such a Man do we cannot afford to employ him because we shall lose Money As there will be a Boycott. What is such a person to do is he to starve Quot out of this discussion an Effort developed which saved the reputation and earning capacity of Many Wen and women in the motion picture Industry a technique was established by which each person wrote a confidential letter to his own employer. For a week or two some of the letters came into the hands of unauthorized persons but that was soon stopped. The letters were screened by a Small voluntary committee no lawyers or press agents were tolerated. No one earned a Dollar out of these transactions the Volunteer committee paid its own expenses whatever they came to. The fund for the Republic tried to make something about this and most of what it reported was hearsay and inaccurate because those who really knew what was being done declined to give any information to their investigators. It is a tribute to Nate spingold that most of his Industry accepted his ideas on the subject with enthusiasm although there Are always everywhere Chi Selers who would rather make a Dollar than serve their country. A it a it can be said that most of these Chi Selers were new people in the motion picture Industry who have had much to do with lowering its standards and giving it a very bad name. Also it was during this activity that Many Hollywood companies began making pictures in other countries using up their blocked Money employing foreign labor paying withholding charges to communist unions in Italy saving on taxes and curiously enough. Going broke in the process. The motion picture Industry has become a marginal one in the los Angeles area and important studios Are now devoted to making to films. Of q to the motion picture Industry the loss of Nate spingold is great not because he knew How to make profits which he did but because he was a gentleman of culture and Good taste like Louis b. Mayer who also died recently his major concern was his county and its dignity spingold started life As a Newspaperman working for Hearst in Chicago he came to new York As a press agent he become a movie magnate. But he never forgot his newspaper Esperi ence w filch meant that he could see a fact and appraise it. His virtue was that he leavened his appraisal by moral criteria. Copyright 1958. King features Syndicate inc vol. 80, no. 147 sea it. Pleasant Iowa Moni evening Jine 2.1, 1958 l 1111 11 num j us in. 1 a i -t�?-.�. A a. By Carrier 36 per week by mall 7.50 per Yea Quot 1 ill la. By. I ll"1-1 .�?Toti1&Quot a a. Train hits station 40 Are killed rejects stay order plea Orizaba. Mex. Up a a seven car passenger train roared Down a steel Mountainside sunday with no one at the controls leaped the rails and Tore through a Valley rail a Way station like a great steel juggernaut at least 40 persons were reported killed and 80 injured Many of them villagers waiting on the station platform who were crushed by the screeching Avalanche of twisted steel and shattered Glass. Twenty bodies had been recovered by late last evening. Rescue workers said at least 20 More bodies still had to be taken from the wreckage of the Vera Cruz to t Mexico City night train. The seven car train and its two electric engines chromed crazily for three Miles Down a 30 per cent Grade from the Mountain i Peak Botas station to Mastrata i where it swept waiting villagers off the platform Tore through the real Wall of the station and crumbled to a Stop against a freight i warehouse. Violence in new York Ani Moscow new York up in a demonstration by 350 anti communists erupted into violence sunday when they stormed the Park Avenue he quarters of the soviet delegation to the United nations smashed windows hurled a pc h e r r y bombs and attacked police t guarding the building. Seven policemen and a number of pickets were injured. Nine of the demonstrators were arrested j on disorderly conduct charges j the picketing began pc woefully at 2 30 . With the demonstrators carrying signs protesting the j recent execution of former hungarian Premier Imre Nagy and three other leaders of the abortive 1956 hungarian revolt. Suddenly at 4 pm the anti soviet pickets tried to storm the soviet mansion. <5 0 0 Moscow up a russian demonstrators threw rocks broke windows and smeared the front of the West German embassy building with Ink today. Several russians were reported injured the mob outbreak lasted More than three hours. It apparently came in reprisal for a similar attack by West germans on the soviet embassy in Bonn last saturday. It came coincide entry a Day after the 17th anniversary of j the nazi German invasion of the i soviet Union in world War ii. An i event that still holds bitter Mem i of ies for the russian people. Mosher taken by death Salem a j. Mosher 87, died sunday night. Funeral services will be held at the Salem congregational Church wednesday at 2 . The Rev. Jay Waterman pastor of the Church will officiate. Car Rolls at t intersection a car driven by Ronnie Denning. 16. It. Pleasant route one rolled Over at a Quot to intersection West of Rome saturday at 10 45 . Larry Melton it. Pleasant a passenger in the car. Received a Cut right wrist. Denning and Mike Cornice it. Pleasant also a passenger in the car. Were not Hurt. Denning was headed South on a dirt Road when he came to its intersection with a gravel Road. The car missed the Corner and rolled completely Over Landing on its we heels. The 1953 Chevrolet owned by Alfred Denning was damaged an estimated $500. The Accident was reported to county authorities. Sell cafe on 34 Rouch those rebels you get an idea that the lebanese urls mean business from this photo of prime minister Bomi Solhus Home in Beirut after bombing Iii telephoto big Day wednesday for kids to troupe coming Many contests announced Wes Holly and his television troupe will appear in i pleasant for a Gigantic kid s Day wednesday. June 25. Leading merchants and business people Are sponsoring this completely free Outing for All tin kids of it. Pleasant and the surrounding area. There will be hilarious and entertaining contests in which everybody wins even the losers and the Lucky boys and girls will have a Chance to win Many prizes throughout the Day s events. On the morning of tin big show the Wes Holly sound car will be in to wit to let the kids know where they can pick up the free prize drawing tickets at local stores. Top flight entertainers who will appear Are Wes Holly Joy Holly and her Hammond Organ Dwight the magician Aud his giant balloon animals Rusty pipe the Clown and others. All the kids will have a Chance to personally meet Wes Holly while Dwight the magician provides surprises galore did Rusty pipe laughs aplenty. A Teal m e of the show w ill be a vaudeville presentation in tile evening for folks of All Agos. Tile rhythm ranchers. Mercury recording band will play popular and modern music for your enjoyment. The big Canvas covered portable stage will be placed in a downtown location and the programs will run from i . To 4 . And again at 8 . For tile evening. Consider new military Cut Washington up another 50.000-Man Cut in the u. S. Armed forces was under consideration at the Pentagon today in the Wake of the annual three Day a a secretaries conference Quot for top defense leaders at Quantico a. The new Cut would be on top of a 55,000-Man reduction already ordered for the year beginning july i. Total strength of the military services would be reduced to 2.450.000 it n compared with 3, 600.000 at tin end of the korean War. A prime purpose of the conference led by defense Secresty Ned h. Mcelroy was to seek some Means of dramatic Economy that would Stop the to u toward higher military costs smaller forces. Ama stand is defended arrives for paving on 218 paving equipment to be used tor to paving of three Short sections it Highway 318 North of it pleas ant arrived Here on the Burlington Railroad monday morning from Sioux City it will be unloaded on Vav it tuesday. T he Road hts been relocated at a Creek just North of it pleasant id Hickory Grove five Miles i till and a new Section is being placed Over a new Culvert a Short distance farther North eliminating a deep Valley Quot trap a work is not yet completed in prep nation for tilt new pavement by i progressing rapidly the Booth and Olson finn also has the contract for the paving of Highway 34 to in East of Lockridge to a Point Weest of Lockridge in Jefferson county the materials for this project probably will be shipped to i Oakridge. A strikes Corner of House a ear struck the Northwest rear Coiner of tin1 Axle Greenup residence at 507 Lee Street about la 30 pin saturday and knocked a Wall in no occupants of the House or car were injured the Motorist was driving in a drive along the North Side of the House when the Accident occurred the Driver left afterwards Jim Friend it pleasant was arrested by City police sunday at 7 40 pm and is being held in connection with the a House wrecking Quot charges of reckless driving and driving without an operator s License were tiled against him. Hearing on the charges was to be held in mayor Wadi Melle is court monday afternoon. Divorce petition filed with clerk count shows shift in Jude rules traffic from no. 34 to 7cs a a request of a act Ottumwa College Lxi is work big Toi th1 state Highway commission Are making truffle counts in and near Ottumwa it a continuing project to log tin Lints in Brattie volume. Willis Smith District Highway Engineer explains that these lint Fie counts Are made each summer to d Elm nine the pattern in route changes taken by the motoring Public for example. Smith said Highway 34 East of Ottumwa i not now carrying a much traffic As was counted a year ago tile reason a this change Smith sat is is the new surfacing of Highway 78 East from Martins Burg into Des Moines and Louisa count ies that improved Road now permits t motorists from Burlington to avoid a narrow trip of Highway 34 when in Mille to Des Moines As Well a Fairfield Aud Keosauqua Drivers who might want to miss Hie of turn i a traffic the thought is Smith said. That when the widened Highway 63 is extended North Tai the improved Road beyond the Wapello county hoi i ii line Ami when 34 is widened East tot Fairfield traffic from the Etc will w to Bat k to 34 and the m Lumowa route to Des Moines Smith said Carl he Luik of Ames. Head of tile commission s traffic safety department is in charge of 1 charting the entire state s traffic i pattern . Auxiliary receives citations at state meeting i la local i attic auxiliary to j at the memorial service tor de Henry county Veteran. Of foreign ceased observed on Friday Billie wan Post 25 11 a Hie recipient of one of the highest awards Given at a slate convention of the ladies auxiliaries to the veterans of foreign win held in Waterloo june 20-22. They insured a citation for auxiliary with the largest amount of Community service with Over too member there Are 168 Aux in uric Iii the state this represents a Large number of i Otecia being carried out by the group in the local com Turley in the absence of the first District president had the Honor of part impaling in the services and representing the District irs he is first District treasurer. Luilda j Blier of of pleasant w to died in he i june 11 57, was one of the 82 members in Iowa Fin which these services wire held. Miss Beulah Adamson National con duet is of Denver. Colorado Wii the National representative and presented the Iowa depart Biu nity families hospitals and widely scattered areas others Iii record lows for the Date san Francisco up the president of the american medical Assn today defended the am a a opposition to proposals calling for government paid medical care on ground that democracy does no to operate on a give away basis. David b Allman s remarks at the opening of the Ama annual meeting were aimed at proposals such As the Forand Bill which would provide Hospital care to Persona on social Security. The Atlantic City n. J., physician said the philosophy behind such proposals is that Quot it is More profitable to be Idle rather than Busy to be selfish rather than unselfish and to be mediocre rather than if this philosophy catches on he warned it will leave the nation bankrupt and debauched. Chuckles in the news by up Low temperatures during the night set new records for june 23 in Southern Iowa. The state Low of 44 at Atlantic was a new record As were lows of 47 at Lamoni and 51 at Council Bluffs. The Sun shone today and temperatures were a Little warmer but there was no Prospect for Normal readings As the five Day forecasts Calls for readings from four to eight degrees below Normal. Rainfall sunday brought As much As 107 Inch at Dike Park .74 at Perry and .73 at Spencer. Named manager of Seifert store by up c a Rush Alton. Eng City councillors complained today that women s High heeled shoes Are piercing Road surfaces making it easier for the Sun to melt the tar layer underneath. Too Chicago Leon Groce 21, tried to elude police by jumping into Lake Michigan but instead his Pant leg caught on a piling and he dangled half in and half out until rescued. Groce arrested on suspicion of tampering with Telephone Coin boxes admitted hot made a mistake when he tried to jump in the Lake. A i can to swim he told police. A petition for divorce has been filed at the clerk s office in the courthouse by Jean a Gray against Walter Lee Gray. The petition stated that the couple was mauled at Abilene Texas nov. 15, 1942, and was divorced in Jefferson county Iowa. June 20, 1955 and was then remarried the plaintiff asks for the custody of two minor children also that she be awarded household goods a share of livestock and a part of farm machinery owned by the couple. Will admitted to probate the last will and testament of Lucille Hensley has been admitted to probate at the courthouse and according to the terms her state was left to her husband. C e Hensley who was named executor. The will was filed nov. 16. 1954 the will of c. E. Hensley has also been admitted to probate his estate was left to his children Dale Hensley Don Hensley and Dorothy Patrick. The sons were named joint executors. The will was drawn up nov. 27, 1951. Well As for veterans then j in of with a plaque flt a too per cent participation in Community service projects the state award for the essay cutest conducted by auxiliaries throughout the slate was won by Patricia Sorenson of Indianola. She received Ihm and a medal. Second place went to Arlin Bruns Wold of Brunswick he received $50 and a medal department officer elected Sun Day for the new year included Frances Rose president Charles City Hollis Mcconnell senior vie president. Fort Dodge Margaret Harris Junior vice president Des Moines Bertha Woody treasurer Newton Helen sheets chaplain Sigourney Loraine Hoden conduct Ress Council Bluffs and Cleo Miller guard Charles City along will these elected and Oiler appointive officers installed sunday was Frances Swartz of the Winfield auxiliary who was elected first District auxiliary president in Fairfield May 25th, those attending from it pleasant were Joy Hayward president. Billie Turley and Mattie Ross june Mckenzie and Sofia Ledbetter attended saturday. Others from the area present j were new London auxiliary Evahn Corrick Jean Morrison Ola tis Boyd and Florence Broeker Winfield auxiliary Frances Swartz veld i Buffington and Fern Mason. Next year s Encampment will to held Iii Mason City and the fall pow wow will be in Cedar rapids in october. Slightly Hurt in car Accident District leads in gift to heart fond mrs. Charles Strothman. Dis int heart chairman and mrs r x i Earnest county Rural fund Chai Man for 1958, attended a District heart budget meeting in Ottumwa i they were joined at Fairfield by mrs. Dewey Phelps of Van Buren county at thus meeting $3,100 was allocated for heart research from the District which was nearly twice what was budgeted from any other District in the state. Many inquiries for rooms to rent Fairfield a a red and Ruth s i cafe half a mile West of Fairfield on Highway 34. Operated for the i past 30 years by or and mrs Floyd Keltner will have new owners after july i. They Are or. And mrs. Kenneth Fry of Corydon graduates of i Parsons College. Mrs. Mabel Lamm who has been employed in local department stores has been named manager of the new Seifert store. She w ill take some special training in the next few weeks before tile stole is opened. The chamber of Commerce is having Many inquiries for rooms to rent. Several workers will be employed Here on the pacing projects the next few weeks and Are needing rooms. Persons having rooms to mrs Hubert Duttweiler and i Rose Ann Collins were taken Burlington Hospital monday Atte noon for treatment of injuries received in a car Accident they Wen Only slightly Hurt reports stated the Duttweiler car struck a Poi j rent May notify the c of c office the information stated 1 phone 432 As had been previously in Nouch cd. The local auxiliary received a second place award in Iowa. Along with the local Post from the National vow organization tor their Community service during the past. Year. This was a Large Walnut plaque bearing the National Emblem. June Mckenzie local Community service chairman attending the convention saturday received to get i of the above auxiliary awards another top citation went to the it. Pleasant unit for having the to a outstanding publicity in connection with the National teachers Day Observance this past May Billie Turley publicity chairman and chairman of the National teachers Day and week activities in i. Pleasant received the award on behalf of Hie auxiliary. Iii presenting the award Hollis Mcconnell department Community sen a chairman of in Ort Dodge exhibited before the assembled group clippings and other publicity items which had been sent to her and remarked that it was evidence of what could la accomplished with Effort and cooperation from press radio and others on a local level. It. Pleasant unit no. 2561 received $5 for being the first auxiliary to have Khz per cent membership in the state with More than too members that is. They had Ashi any members this year As last year. Joy Hayward president and Hist year s membership chairman received this award and also the Pennant Given to the unit for being too per cent in membership by december 31, 1957. Mattie Ross immediate past president received personal recognition for having obtained a total of eight new or reinstated members during the past year. The business session on saturday also saw the presentation of awards for publicity submitted in scrapbook form. It pleasant took third place award for this. The attractive Book had been prepared by Ira Ballard during the 1957-58 year first place went to Burlington and second place to Sigourney. In the Field cd youth activities fourth place went to it. Pleasant tor having outstanding work in a j Field without a Junior unit Ida Belle Morris served As local chairman honorable mention was cited up a the local unit for having a commendable legislative program. This brings to eight the number of awards received by the local auxiliary As Well As one honorable men service honors prof. Frank Reedy Little a it Kuk. Aik. Up Federal District judge Harry j. Lentic today rejected a request i a a the n a act National association he the advancement of coloured people to stay ills order suspending integration until 1961 Al Central High school. Quot tilt action of the plaintiffs to enforcement of the judgement in this action rendered by As on june 20. 1958, pending Appeal therefrom having been Given due consideration by the court is in Reby lit then explained a was Waun Rostand tin Law we have a discretion in this matter and we feel that the discretion should be exercised in denying the motion primarily for the reason that from a practical standpoint to Grant tin motion and stay the enforcement of our judgment would to a Large extent nullify our order in the cause since it will in All probability Tak months to carry the Case through the court of appeals and tile United states supreme court a a a the judge issued his derision alter a recess of almost an hour following arguments for the delay Wiley Brenton a negro attorney from Pine Bluff Ark urged the judge to stay his order because of the time it would Tak it to Appeal the judges decision Washington up four negro leaders urged president Eisenhower today to pledge in a pedal pronouncement that he will a vigorously Quot uphold school integration a with the total resource at his graveside services for coffin infant Cynthia Ann coffin was born sunday june 22 about 6 43 . At memorial Hospital and died there about 12 40 pin. Monday. She was the daughter of Ronald and Patricia Ann Mcdowell Cor in she is survived by a sister Rhonda Lee graveside service will be held tuesday at to Ani at Forest Home cemetery. The Rev James Troxel pastor Ltd to the first Baptist Church will officiate. Tin maternal grandparents Are or and mrs. Darrel Mcdowell of Fairfield and the paternal grandpa enc. Are or. And mrs. Jasper clot i in of Richland. Can t set aside this deportation Washington up tile supreme court ruled in effect today that a deportation cannot be set aside because it would break up a marriage. The court refused to look into a complaint by mrs. Freda Swartz of Minneapolis that deportation of her roman Tau born husband would violate her constitutional right to marry and establish a Home picket lines at Chrysler Plant the 10 45 service at the methodist Church sunday morning entered around music and prof. Frank needy. Organist who is retiring. Prof. Reedy played seven special numbers on the Organ and Rev t Gilbert Stout pastor had Medlta-1 tons on music and its influence on j Man j the combined youth and sane i teary choir Sang and miss Ruth any Jensen Sang a Solo at both services. Following the service prof Reedy was greeted by those present. Detroit Utu picket lines were thrown up today at Chry Slert a vital missile Plant in nearby Sterling township by disgruntled United Auto workers members who charged they were being Quot discriminated against during a no cont net period. Boy drowns unanimous for wheat program the Henry county vote Small As it was was unanimous in favor of extending the wheat marketing program the local ask office reported. Only two votes wore cast and both were in favor of the Extension Tion. This nearly equals Tho awards j the vote was favourable in Iowa of last year which totalled Devon. I and Tho nation Guernsey Iowa up a Gordon Bact like 9. Guernsey drowned today when he apparently fell into the English River 21 Miles East of Here while fishing. Gordon was the son of or. And mrs. Harold Baethke Guernsey. Becomes Iii on bus i Ovilla John p. Hunt of mount pleasant Enro Ute to Sioux City. Suffered a heart attack while travelling Between Albia and Lovilia on a a railways bus. He was taken from the bus Here to Monroe Hospital Albia. His condition was reported Quot improved at the Hospital thursday
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