Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - June 25, 1943, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
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THE IMT PLEASANT NEWS
VOL. LXXI, No. 150
FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1943
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MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
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By Paul Mallon
(Distributed by King Features Syndicate, Inc., Reproduction in Full or in Part Strictly Prohibited.)
U. S. Ads To Release Stored Corn
Goebbels Warns of Invasion Threat
They’ll Do It Every Time - - -
WASHINGTON—THE RACE RIOTS
ovtr he country (Beaumont, Lo> Angeles, Eh Unit Mobile i an b* ng watch- j cd from Washington with tightly j from Washing on wi ii ightlvi drawn, . hem lip . but with much in- , Iter perturbation and comment.
It has become customary for officials to lector" the hoodlums on both sides
Virtually Admits Allied Troops Will Succeed at First
sit y fc tional do-., ii It doe: of the pandit The et P
law and ir being (
pc i iuds 1 ot set in t i not even reach in causes or cure of ti g condition.
Ultra radical New Y M, aid the CIO
der, and he ricers-m in strained emo-waitime, but this be doing much good.
he direc ion t tragic, ex-
which c it tier in backed a movement war, to g» t the neg ecorwmic equai;’y, domestic war effor
he st oes lull : wif ly, d jp,et contingent with have taken the line
rk newspap-pubiica t ions, >ennationally start of ttte Ii social and during the the since
tile fiols hat they are inspired by fascists.
They mourned for a negro mother whose boy was killed by white hoodlum1 in New irk, ignoring news from a Georgia camp about one white MF being hilled mid five white soldiers maimed ti:*' one day although all these men also presumably had mo hers,
One such edition of PM carried ten pages of exciting (if not inciting) picture:. depicting the brutal, >avage beatings of negroes, and only one picture of an injured will e man. Their whole regiment of Ult. humihtating situation for both Whit-, and Negroes. hold., 'rte white hoodlum* sol* | resp bilbie.
London England 'INS)- A virtual admission that allied troops will suc-ceed in their initial invasion thrust against the European continent was made today bv Nazi propaganda min-l der Dr Paul Joseph Goebbels, although for obvious reasons he predict--*d ultimate German victory.
Iii a broadcast winch brought to a climax the recent Nazi campaign emphasizing the Brave invasion threat arid the devastating effect, of allied aerial bombardments, Goebbels was quoted as saying:
“We will prejiar- day and night id the eventuality that they (the alliesi will put their threat into practice and we have enough reserves to be able to meet them effectively at any point on our continent after a certain intermediary time.’'
Th; phrase “certain intermediary time ‘ was interpret' d as a clear indication tha* the Germans admitted the feasibility cf alh'd landings.
President Does Not Recognize Deadline
Emphatic In Reply About 31 Truce Deadline
Washington, D C iINS>—President Roosevelt declared today that he did not recognize the October 31st truce deadline set by John L Lewis and hu> United Mine Workers policy committee when they voted to end the strike and re? urn the miners to the coal pits.
Asked at a new., conference if h? recognized the deadline, Mr. Roosre velt replied with an emphatic no. He added that he was trying to mine coal.
This indicated that the president would insist that coal be mined without work stoppages for the duration of the war.
Diversion of Planes May Be Hindering Nazi War Plans
Gibraltar to Sicily
Working Waynettes Meet
ONE OI THEIR WRITERS suggest;
tha*: the cause of the trouble can be traced solely to rumors, another says an incidental altercation of a white and negio Inspired outbreaks, etc.
Riots do not grow out of a rumor or many rumors, or even isolated incidents, but oui of a general situation. Fit st you must have an explosive general condition in which such sparks may ignite.
The riots do directly serve the cause of the enemies of 'his country* but a-lert government agencies have come forward with no proof of a direct axis agent contact either with rumors or riots. No one seems to know the true cause of most of them. In one place, it is one thing; in another, another.
But in ail cases it is a clash over the rights of negroes— and, of course, the very same radical American sour-
Wa siting ton (ENS' Secretary of War Stimson .said ’hat diversion of German plants to meet the growing ail ed ail raids on Europe may be holding up the anticipated spring assault by the Nazis against Russia.
It is ♦.otoable that many enemy planes have been withdrawn from the eastern front and that may be why Germany has not launched the summer offensive against Russia,’ Stim-on old a new > conference.
Speaking of the extraordinary lull on the long Russian front, Stimson said that despite .several weeks of weather suitable for major operations there have been only compara’ively minor clashes.
“It is probable that Germany and aer satellites have 200 divisions on the Russian front," the secretary added. •Tile possibility of offensive action is apparent but it has not come.”
Stimson said that there were indications that the Germans were strengthening their forces in France as well as bolstering Fascist Italy's legions presumably in anticipation of a United Nations invasion.
According to rejiorts. Stimson said that between IO and 12 additional Nazi
The Working Waynettes held a meet-,ng at the Parish Hall in Swedesburg recen'iy.
Roll was answered by tellir/; what < ach planned to take to the county fair. Eleven members were present. Mis . Peckham explained about the 4-H
Bible pictures will be shown usual jcamp to be held in July. E lquette and
' Courtesy talks were given by Esther Lindeen, Rosemary Huston and Arieigh Huston.
A potluck dinner was held at noon, n I (PAG HOA The afternoon was pent sewing on
Sued ror $42,MI
The regulir Saturday evening program will take place in Central park as usual if the weather permits. Pictures shown will be the area from Gibraltar to Sicily -the toe of Italy— which happens to be the very center of war activity at the present time.
on Sunday night.
Air Raid Warden
j various garments.
Stag Party at Golf Club
A Club Stag Party was held at the Golf and Country club Thursday evening with 41 attending. Golf. Croquet and Bridge were placed.
MeatPackers Appeal to Director Byrnes
New Assaults By Bombers
Allied Headquarters In North Africa • IINS)—Devastating new assaults by American and British bombers of the North African air force on the Italian Mediterranean Islands of Sicily and Sardinia were announced in a communique today.
The heaviest assault on Sicily was made bv British bombers against the e3?-t coast port of Catania while ether bombers struck at Sardinia.
The industrial area and the railway yards of Catania were hit by heavy loads of block-buster bombs.
Corn Stocks of 96 Elevators Requisitioned
Further Effort To Break Jam In Distribution
WashingtCN D. C. (INS/ -The war ood administration today requisitioned the corn stocks of 96 terminal elevators in 16 mid-west states.
The requisitioning, the WFA explained. was a further effort to break (he distribution jam that has prevented vital corn precessing plants from obtaining supplies with which to produce se£>d and industrial products es ential to the war elfort.”
Elevators affected include: Burlington. I; Sioux City, 4; Des Moines, 2; Peoria, Illinois. 3; Decatur, Illinois, 3; and Council Bluffs. 14.
Testimony Heard In Justice Court
jVast Areas Within Industry Laid Waste
of Man Killed Damage Suit
Brings DEEDS GIVEN FOR
TWO LOCAL PROPERTIES
West Point, Nebraska —(INS)— A West Point air raid warden today was , being sued for $42,920 1 of a fatal automobile ceding a recent test black-out.
Annie L. Vogel, widow of William Vogel, who was killed in the collision named Anthony Ulrich as defendant.
She contended Ulrich was driving at a high rate of speed and without lights enroute to his blackout station when his car collided with one driven by Vcgel.
H E. Young has given a deed to Albert Barton and wife for a property as the result j on East Clay street, according to rec-coliision pre- | ords at the courthouse.
Ira and Ina E. McBeth have given a deed for a property in Grove Park subdivision to Pearl and Stella Hen-nesse.
ces who make these charges are the ones who are championing a reform of divisions have been moved recen’ly in-these rights to the fullest in the midst of war.
Now no one is going to accomplish much good trying to talk common sense and truth in the midst of a swirling situation like this. Yet it will only make matters worse to blind the country to the truth of the condition.
Urge Taxing of All To The Limit
FOUR LOCAL MEN
CLASSIFIED IN 1-A
London. England (INS)—Vast areas
of Elberfeld western half of the ln-
_ « rnor-, dustrial Ruhr valley city of Wuppertal
Chicago. Illinois (INS)—The Amen- * ______
were laid waste early today in a heavy
can meat institute presenting the / ' ,
* » i block-buster assault bv RAF bombers meat packing industry today placed j _
before war mobilization directer James * _____ ______
F Byrnes a telegraphed appeal to halt WITH OUR BOYS IN THE
“impracticable and theoretical handling of meat under government regulations.”
The institute termed as “alarming’’ developments within the industry» within the past few days and charged that the regulations here “make it im-1 possible to supply American armed forces with the meat thev need.”
Hearing Held In Case of Bruggemeyer
Des Moines, Iowa (INS)—The Iowa Manufacturers Association was on to France and several others into Italy.) record today with a resolution declaiming that no inflation program can be
white color in this country’. alternating ANY MINORITY GROUP of a
aggressive action to elbow.’ its way to complete economic and social justice in the midst of war, would run into the same thing which the radical ne- strength and delivered
The divisions may or may not have been withdrawn from the Russian front,” Stimson said. “It is possible they may be reserves from central Germany."
6‘imson said there was no important land action in the global war during the past week but that the United Nations' aerial offensive was continuing without a letup.
The air ministry in a communique on the attack said that the bomber command hit Elberfeld in great a concentrated
Fcur local men have been classified in 1-A recently and are subject to military service in the near future. They are Louis Inkwerson. William Alvine. Paul E. Heater and Joseph E Vandagriff.
Bombers Raid Jap Bases
London, England (INS)—American bombers raided three Japanese ba es in the Solomons by daylight today, a Reuters news agency reported in a dispatch from a South Pacific base.
Scholarships covering tuition costs at Iowa Wesleyan college for two students the coming school year will be given under the sponsorship of the Mt.
successful that does not adequately control wages and farm products.
The organization also advocated an immediate and heavy federal sales tax to restrain purchasing power.
Its resolutions adopted at the closing of the one day convention in Des j Pleasant News.
Moines yesterday urged taxing all war This announcement todav and excess profits of individuals and corporations “to the limit.”
Before adjourning the convention reelected all officers:
They are Roy A. Bradt, of Newton, president; H. H. Cherry of Cedar Rap-' ids, secretary; N. T. Chadderdon of . Marshalltown, treasurer and Edward
News To Give Scholarships To Iowa Wesleyan College
gro movement has encountered. assault nearly as severe as that re-
For instance, the white-collar work- Gently made on Barmen, eastern sec-ers have suffered great economic set- tor of the city which was plastered
backs from the war. Their taxes and on May 29th w ith 1.500 tons of bombs, j j^jml>ali 0f j)es Moines, manager
The communique said that 33 craft, Among new members of the execu-were missing as result of the attack., tivg committee was Homer D. Bant*
prices have risen tremendously out of all comparison with their increase in
But if they attemp'ed to get their rights during war by a march on Washington* or by Mahatma Ghandi s sit-down tactics, or by shoving people off sidewalks or organizing belligerent damage,” the air ministry said, meetings to demand that the president act in such and such a way—in short, if they conducted themselves in a physically aggressive manner, they would run into the same physical opposition
It announced losses indicated that a force of between 600 and 700 of Britain’s heaviest bombers attacking in waves had carried out the assault.
“ Preliminary reports indicate great
RUMBLINGS OF VIOLENCE FROM CLOSED COAL PITS
BETTY SIMMONS AND WENDELL BALL MARRIED
New London — Betty Simmons, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Simmons and Wendell Ball, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ball, were married at Kahoka. Mo., June 19, the Rev. Monte Peterson, pastor of the Ba\ist chif'Ji.
cf interest to all high school graduates of Henry county who are considering entering college this fall. The News has comnleted arrangements with college authorities to make the scholarships valued at $186 each, available for two students residing in Henry county.
Each scholarshin covers the cost of tuition at Iowa Wesleyan for the regular college year of two semesters starting in September of this year.
One of the scholarships will go to a bov or girl residing in Mt. Pleasant and the other will go to a boy or girl residing in Henry county, but outside Mt. Pleasant.
To ecmnete for the scholarships, the prospective students should request from the News an application form The request may be made by bringing j mg Iowa Weslevan.
or sending the coupon published in the , News today to the News office.
The prospective student— a hig.' school student who has never before attended cellae—shall give in the ap-! plication form information about hts
high school record and why he would like to go to college this fall.
Three judges will be selected to go over the applications and select the j
twc students who will have the privilege of using the scholarships. Se
lection of the winners will be made largely on the basis of character, citizenship and the applicant s scholastic record in high school.
Request for the application J im should be received by the News by July 20 and the J application *orm
should be returned tc the News by July 25. Announcement of the names of winners will be made by August I or shortly thereafter, so that the scholarship winners will have opportunity to make preparations for enter-
Boys in the services who have recent- i ly enjoyed furloughs at their homes in the Salem community were Col. Levi, Beery of the air corps, who has been seeing action in North Africa, but who has returned for awhile to Fairfield,* Ohio. Capt.Harold Beery, also of the air corps, who has been seeing action in *he Aleutians and has gone as an instructor to Boise. Idaho. Marvin Carlisle and Kenneth Van Dorin with the navy and Kenneth McVey with the army. Albert McDorman also with the army got as far as Fort Madison but 1 only got to stay a short time.
Sheppard Field, Texas — Pfc. James R. Pcbtanz. has graduated from an intensive course in airplane mechanics and now is prepared to blast the Ax- j is as one of America’s “commandos i in coveralls.”
Lt. R. W# Watson, who has been stationed in Massachusetts and his friend. Miss Phyllis Smith of California are visiting a* Hillsboro at the home Of Lt. Watson’s mother, Mrs. Ethel Watson 1 They came on Sunday from Fairfield I where they also 'visited with his sis-. Iter, Lois.
Testimony was heard bv Justice of tne Peace G A Hallowell Thursday evening in the trial of William Brugge-meve accused of assault and battery in intimation filed bv Bob Furnald Wi*nesses for the state were Mrs Viola Louthan and Furnald; for the defendant. Donald Smith, Buddv Woodsman, Dan Boghman, Mis. William Bruggemeyer and Mr Brugge meyer. County Attorney Ben A. Galer | represented the slate arri Afl’omey 0. M Vance represented the defendant. At the conclusion of the hearing, Justice Hallowell took the case under , advisement and will announce his decision later.
OFFICE OPEN TONIGHT
The drivers’ license office at th* courthouse will reopen this evening from 7 to 9:30 F^ersons who have no: yet had opportunity to get their licenses should do so immediately and avoid a last minute rush Un to the preset time nearly 5$)00 licenses have been issued, but that is 3.000 short of the number of drivers in the county. Only a little over a week remains for the remainder to get their licenses.
66,000 AMERICAN AIRMEN TAKE TO SKIES
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nelson of New London had a very pleasant w|ek |nd when bo h their sons and their families were with them Sgt. Cecil L. Nelson, Lorraine, who has recently, been given that rating at Camp Roberts. Calif. is on furlough. He arrived in Omaha which has been his home for a number of years, Thursday. Then he and his wife came on here Sunday and stayed until Wednesday. He expects *o return to cimp Sunday Dem.il Nelson with his wife and daughter, Sandra were here over the week end from Davenport.
Washington —(INS)— Sixty-six thousand American airmen take to the skies every day throughout the world. Gen. H H Arnold, commander of the army air forces, told the House Civil Service commit!^ in picturing the growing scope of operations under his command.
Explaining the need for a large number of civilian workers in the air forces. Gen Arnold disclosed tha* the flow of bombers to Britain alone means that “we will need 12,000 additional civilians in England immediately.”
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY AT METHODIST PARSONAGE
Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania —JINS)
Any minority group of any color, in bumblings of violence were heard from officiating, any country in the world during war, WgS^ern Pennsylvania’s partly closed The groom would encounter the same spirit. Con- coal p.^ t(Xjay as production of war- Dodge, after sider what would happen, for instance, steel was dealt another damag-1 Forrest and Edward Aspelmeier
to a pacifist group, radical members jng ^dy blow j visiting their respective fancies
of which made revolutionary speeches As plcket£ sought to halt resumption leave from the army, for their rights. I 0f mine operations under order of
It must be apparent, therefore, that J ^ UMW union boss, John L. Lewis, LOCKJAW IS FATAL
left Tuesday for Camp j a two weeks furlough., j are I on!
the solution of these racial difficulties is not going to be found if the counsel of the radicals on both sides and their hoodlums is followed. A temperate coifrse is demanded not only by one side but by both.
Such a course can be directed only bv active temperate leadership of ne
the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, largest producer of steel in the world announced closing of five additional blast furnaces.
TO WAPELLO WOMAN
Burlington, Iowa- Mrs. John L. Wil-
____ son, 45, of Wapello, la., former Louisa
groes by negroes and of whi rs by county depu y recorder, died at Buri-
whites. Wiser counsels must be made to ington hospital Thursday of lockjaw,
prevail on both sides--not just one. She is survived by her husband.
REQUEST FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION BLANK
The ML Pleasant News Scholarship Chairman
Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
Please send me one of the application forms for the scholarship award to Iowa Wesleyan college. I intend to
compete for this award. I am a graduate of------------
_______________high school with the class of-----------
A letter of special interest to all his friends was received this week by his pa ten's, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hixson, from their son, Robert Hixson. He has lately been made corporal in the middle eas* where he has been for several j months. He said that he had visited j the cities of Bengasi and Tobruck and that the people were returning to their j homes in boh cities. He had enjoyed a' swim in the Mediterranean and said I that his people w ere not to worry about, j him as he is very comfortably located arri has plenty of good food. His work : is with an allied bombing group who jhave been over all tho nj x>r aunties j of It aly, recently bombed and they re-jceivcd a citation from the general for I the bombing of Bari.
Rev. and Mrs George G Hunt will enter ain at Open House Sunday afternoon and evening ft rn 3:00 to 5:39 and from 7:00 to 9:C0 The occasion is the completion of the interior redecoration of the parsonage which was financed and supervised by the Woman's Society of Christian Service, All friends of the church and parsonage family are invited.
LOOKS LIKE GOOD LUCK FOR NED RUSSELL
Good luck should come frequently and in great quantifies to Ned Russell, bon of Mr. and Mrs E D Russell, if the number of fcur leaf clovers he found today is any indication.
Ned brought a tray of four* loafers to the News office ?nd said there were 130 of the good luck • (overs in the lot Some had five leaves, he added. All were found in the yard at the Russell home.