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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - March 4, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news fair Section one 2 sections vol. 92, no. 53 it. Pleasant Iowa wednesday evening March 4, 1970 Price to cents these Days by John Chamberlain what do the Cane cutters see Eldridge Cleaver the exiled Black Panther is in Algeria. He stand it in Cuba where he found racism against the Blacks quite common. He was distressed by the guns that Castro a officials carried on their hips. A where there Are so Many guns a Cleaver told a reporter from True Magazine a you have another negro an air Force Veteran named John Clytus quit America for Cuba thinking he was escaping from racism. He discovered that racial Pride in Castro a communist heaven was considered a counter revolutionary sentiment. He managed to have himself deported from Cuba Back to Miami by staging a one Man protest in a municipal Park. When he made a a Black Power sign to the astounded cuban multitude it was too much for Castro. Clytus is now writing a Book about Castro a tyranny to be published some time this Spring As a Black Man in red while Cleaver and Clytus have a become a fed up to Here by their experiences with Castro ism 21g Young americans have returned to this country announcing an a a incredible stay in Fidel Scane Fields they put into the port of St. John in new Brunswick singing Castro a praises. Meanwhile a second contingent of Volunteer american Cane cutters went aboard a cuban steamship to take the places of the returned enthusiasts. French submarine fails to surface Toulon France up a the French submarine eurydice built to combat nuclear submarines at great depth disappeared in the Stormy Mediterranean today with 45 men aboard. British naval sources in Portsmouth England said an Oil Slick and wreckage had been sighted in save your eyesight invitation to View eclipse at Wesleyan the search area 66 Miles East of Marseilles and that the French had asked for a Salvage no other details were immediately available. Too the submarine which reported it was making an 1,800 foot dive did not reappear at to . 4 . Est As scheduled and the Navy expressed deep concern. Tonight it officially listed the eurydice As missing. The French Mediterranean Fleet on Maneu vers off the algerian coast was ordered to Speed to the site a near where a sister vessel disappeared in january 1968 with 52 men also in a Mediterranean storm. Despite the general concern naval authorities said it might still be possible to Rescue the men if the eurydice was intact and not disabled since it carries oxygen for three Days. Otherwise it would be one of natures most spectacular shows will occur saturday March 7, starting at about 11 00 a French submarine to Dis ., when the Moon will pass i appear since world War ii. Restly Between the Earth and the Sun obscuring approximately two. #. # thirds of the suns disk when the j so ssh Loki y10 eclipse reaches its maximum Here # in Iowa at about 12 15 . This is a Foyo gel the last Chance to see such a spectacle in Iowa during this Century. Need Quick action to Avert strike Washington up a con-1 Days a nationwide Railroad strike Gressional leaders decided today to scheduled for Midnight. The Only thing a rational Obs Over can make of All this is that you done to see much besides sugar Cane in a Cane Field. But there is another observation to be made Why done tour school courses in a social studies at least indicate something about the nature of everyday life in a totalitarian country it in t that information Isnit available. Every month Paul Bethel of the citizens committee for a free Cuba who is an sex state department Diplomat with Complete fluency in Spanish interviews the latest Batch of people who have managed to escape from Castro a Isle. The u. S. Boys who Are now on their Way from Canada to the cuban Cane Fields should have been interested in the reports coming into Miami about the Quot anti youth campaigns now being waged the mathematics physics club of inc invites the students at the College the students of the it. Pleasant Public schools and the general Public to a viewing of the eclipse in the auditorium of the Trieschmann science Hall. Viewing the eclipse directly even through dark glasses or smoked Glass can seriously damage the eyes since the Infra red rays from the suns Corona Are present during the eclipse and Are not stopped by most materials one might use. The danger is compounded by the eclipse because the visible rays Are Cut out and thus one will not feel discomfort even though the infrared radiation is literally cooking the Retina of the Eye. The safest Way is to come to the science Hall auditorium and View the eclipse on a Large screen in a dark room in Comfort. In addition to the eclipse viewing a program including slides of solar flares and a Short lecture on recent understanding of How stars die will be presented Kenneth s. Robinson chairman of the physics against the students by no less a j department said. Since the Sun is project Star group presents concert project Star faculty and students presented a half hour concert tuesday at Harlan school. Students participating in the program were David Lamb Charles Immerman Donald Housh Scott Brown Jodi Wettach Gayl Johnson Elizabeth Logan Sandi Bitondo John Brau Teresa Looker Bonnie boat Rodney Schultz Alan stay mar Nancy Owen Linda Lamb Beverly Brau and Scott Mahle. I hey were accompanied by Joan Wise cello Michael Ireland violin and Yasuhiro Shibata director and to minist. Washington up a the House and Senate have reached agreement on an antismoking Bill that appears Likely to be passed and sent to president Nixon. The legislation would a outlaw All cigarette commercials on radio and television after Midnight next Jan. I. A require a stronger printed warning on cigarette packages. A allow the Federal Trade commission starting 16 months from now to require printed warnings on All cigarette advertising including billboards magazines and newspapers. The details of the Bill were agreed to tuesday by a conference committee of the House and Senate which met to Iron out differences in Bills passed earlier by both houses. Both houses must now again act on the new version but such conference agreements Are rarely rejected. Asks for increase in freight rates Washington up a sixty of the nations major railroads tuesday asked the interstate Commerce commission acc to approve a 6 per cent freight rate hike a the second such increase since november. Four named on special county Board Chest pains again affect Johnson s sleep work toward immediate passage of Stopgap legislation to delay for 45 to i min 11 Trail bombed by Navy jets a i Saigon up a Waves of car the to Chi Minh Trail tuesday i night amp today in continuing strikes in Southern Laos where North vietnamese troops have overrun two More government outposts. Laotian officials reported today the fall of two Camps in the area one at Pak song in the far Southern reaches of Laos near the Border with South Vietnam and Cambodia the other on the thai Border. Person than Field Castro himself. Bethel talked with an escaped cuban mathematics teacher Blas Ramon comas Quintero. The kids according to Senor Blas Ramon comas show a Little or no interest in their schooling and a deliberately fail to pass to the next they have Little family life for their fathers and mothers Are away from Home More often than net working As compelled a a volunteers in Castro a labor Force. As punishment for delinquency students Are sent from technical schools to the labor Camps. They Seldom return to renew their studies. As a result Cuba is falling apart Castro himself has admitted that Cuba has a shortage of 810,000 dwellings. A Star it will one Day come to such a death. Wolfson places gifts Al million another cuban refugee the first one to escape in 1970, is Perfecto Cuervo a former inspector in Castro a ministry of education. He reports that Castro is trying to blackmail children into going Back to school by threatening to Send their parents a to the Wall a meaning to the firing squad. The children usually return to their classrooms to save their parents but they done to study. Perfecto Cuervo put this into a report to the ministry of education then fearing that he might himself be liquidated As the bearer of bad tidings he fled Cuba in a thirty foot boat. Bethel has been receiving so Many reports of cuban internal decay that for the first time in ten years he is willing to suggest tile possibility that a Fidel Castro s eleventh year in Power May be his All manner of diseases Are on the increase in Cuba hepatitis is so bad that doctors have been warned not to discuss it. The leprosy rims have been closed because they Are a too expensive to run a and some of the lepers have turned up on Airlift planes in Miami. Venereal disease spreads and so does tuberculosis. Even Mange a cattle disease has appeared a Inong human beings. This could be set Down As the dark Side of the picture. But when the . Recruits to the Cane cutting brigades sail from Canada to Havana singing a Venc Eremos a we shall overcome they Are entitled to know just How Many leagues there Are to go before a a socialism is a Success in Fidel a heaven. Jacksonville Fla. Up a financier Louis e. Wolfson recently released from a Federal prison estimates he has Given Public figures More than $1 million but denied that he Ever tried to buy influence. Bitter at his conviction for Selling unregistered stocks the 58-year-old multimillionaire also denied he tried to buy the influence of former u. S. Supreme court Justice Abe Fortas. He said he paid Fortas As a consultant to the Wolfson foundation to help combat juvenile delinquency because he wanted to bring out a the Best in great it was the report of a $�?~20,000-a year lifetime retainer to be paid Fortas by Wolfson that led to Fortas resignation from the High court last year. Surrounded by a crowd of 200 relatives and friends Wolfson read a 16-Page statement in which he attacked the american penal system and some of the Laws of this country. A i have made a tremendous mistake in my lifetime a he said. A now i want to help this country which has been so Good to me and my the Only person Wolfson named As having received Money other than the Fortas retainer was former Florida gov. Fuller War Ren. Wolfson quoted a news article As saying that he gave Warren $300,000 Over a period of time. He said he was Uncertain if the Figur was accurate but if it was accurate Warren received More than any other individual. Terse verse a. C. Gordon you must be Little if you belittle. J Rug abuse kiwanis topic an intensely interesting and informative program was presented drug abuse at the kiwanis meeting monday evening. Jack Schlosser mental health Institute employee and Clair woodsman patient at Mhz provided the program. Woodsman who receiving treatment As a former drug addict gave information about his terrible experience. Much of the time was devoted to answering questions and Kiwan ians greatly interested in a program of alerting the Public to drug dangers and concerned about the problems of drug abuse remained until after eight of clock discussing the problems with Schlosser and woodsman. Cars damaged Iii collision a 1966 Chevrolet driven by Sylvia l. Hinkle Winfield route i and a 1961 rambler driven by James e. Sanderson collided 12 14 . Tuesday at the intersection of Jackson and Warren streets. The Hinkle car Wras going West and the Sanderson car South when the Accident occurred. Both cars were damaged the Sanderson car an estimated $312. Sanderson was charged by police with running a Stop sign. Frances Schenk a passenger n the Hinkle car was shaken up and checked Over at memorial Hospital. Bequests rezoning or area on e. Madison a petition has been filed by Max Burchard for a change in the Zon ordinance As applied to the half Block which lies along the North Side of East Madison Street being bounded on the West by North Jay Street on the South by East Madison Street on the East by North Hamlin Street and on the North by the Alley immediately to the rear of the lots involved which front on East Madison Street. The petition requests rezoning this half Block from r-3, two family dwellings to k-4, multiple family dwellings. A Public hearing will be held by the City plan and zoning commission on March in at 7 30 . At the City Hall. At 5 55 . Tuesday a car driven by John w. Campbell backed into a car driven by Ann sheets at the dream drive in. Both vehicles were damaged. At 1 45 . Monday cars driven by Gary w. Sammons and Darrell j. Heiar Cedar rapids collided in the too Block of West Washington. Tile rear of the Heiar car and the front of the Sammons car were damaged. Four men have been appointed to the Henry county economic stabilization Board Richard Mcallister director emergency planning Here has announced. They arc t. W. Bill Keefe it. Pleasant Stanley Walgren new London William Mckasson Winfield and Harlan Molander it. Pleasant. Keefe will be chairman of the Board Walgren chief of consumer rationing Mckasson chief Price control and Molander Ait chief rent control. The Iowa emergency planning director Albert r. Maricle has announced the unfolding of the states economic stabilization program. He states that this is one of the Many preparedness plans being developed by Federal and state authorities to establish statewide control boards of consumer rationing Price and rent controls for use in a National emergency. He has pointed out to Mcallister that Remote As the possibility of economic stabilization May seem at this time prudence requires that the state and its political sub divisions face up to the problem. The program will be activated san Antonio. Tex. Up a Chest pains awakened Lyndon b. Johnson twice and he suffered what could be the Start of a common cold during a restless night his doctors reported today. B52s flew eight missions in Vietnam overnight seven of them against what were described As guerrilla troop staging areas near the Ben hot Green Beret Camp 280 Miles North Northwest of Saigon on the cambodian Border. Farther Down the Border a . 1st air cavalry division unit killed the former presidents Tardiolo in guerrillas who attacked at Dawn Gist has diagnosed his ailment As today on an american outpost 80 a angina Rectoris a pains in the Miles North Northwest of Saigon Chest caused by a reduced flow of military spokesmen said 50 com but leadership sources said Congress would not act today on president Nixon a plea for legislation to head off the strike by imposing a contract settlement agreed to by three shop Craft unions but rejected by a fourth. Too House leaders it was Learned set up standby procedures to push through a 45-Day freeze without the customary parliamentary delays. They acted after it became apparent that Congress could not act today on Nixon a proposal but that it would be unacceptable to allow a strike. Rep. Harley o. Staggers do. Va., chairman of the House Commerce committee which is considering the Nixon proposal said it would be a a impossible for Congress to pass the legislation today. However staggers said he hoped Union officials would voluntarily delay their strike deadline. He said he would talk with the officials later in the afternoon. Blood to the heart. A president Johnson was awakened twice during the night. At 1 30 . He was aware of Chest discomfort but was Able to return to sleep a Tom Johnson the former presidents executive assistant told a medical briefing at Brooke general Hospital. A medication that they have Given him up to now is still being administered plus the addition of nose drops for a Runny Monist soldiers bombarded the . Camp with co rocket propelled grenade rounds then attacked firing automatic weapons. The american defenders drove them off after five minutes. There w Eer no . Casualties reported. In the Senate assistant Republican Leader Robert p. Griffin r-mich., urged passage of the Nixon Resolution before the end of the Day. But Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield suggested instead that Nixon Quot Call All parties to the potential strike and see if on the basis of personal persuasion Quot it can be averted. Speaker John w. Mccormack alerted the House rules committee for a possible Call to meet later in the Day to ram through a procedural Resolution that would make possible immediate House action on the Bill to delay the strike. Going to fire cars collide rotary enjoys ass program Elizabeth Mccormick daughter of mrs. Dorothy Mccormick presented an interesting program at the it. Pleasant rotary club tuesday in the event of an extreme Day evening National emergency and the fact that this program is being initiated at this particular time is not relative to any current International situation. Mezvinsky names county committee state representative Edward Mezvinsky d Iowa Cit candidate for Congress from Iowa a first District announced monday the formation of the Henry county Mezvinsky for Congress coordinating committee. The committee members Are Donald Bell a new London attorney who was a Delegate to the 1960 and 1968 democratic National conventions Leo Brau a it. Pleasant pharmacist who is a former chairman of the Henry county democratic Central committee and mrs. Lloyd Catherine Bowen it. Pleasant housewife. Ray praises Iowa s advantages Des Moines up gov. Robert d. Ray today went to Bat for Iowa a ability to attract new Industry. Ray said the states advantages in attracting Industry far outweigh the disadvantages. The governor directed his comments at a flare up Over a pamphlet which was distributed to Iowa legislators on tuesday. The j pamphlet was entitled a Why is Iowa behind 49 states a the pamphlet taken from a National article sharply critic de Iowa Slack of tax incentives to attract new Industry and Foster Industrial growth in the state. State treasurer Maurice Baringer immediately criticized the pamphlet and said it would make Industry less anxious to move to Iowa. Senate gives final approval Washington up a the Senate gave final congressional approval today to a trimmed Down Bill to finance operations of two departments and certain other agencies in fiscal 1970, which is More than eight months Over. President Nixon told Republican congressional leaders tuesday he would sign the Bill. He vetoed an earlier measure. A 1969 Ford police car driven by officer Richard Gunsenhauser and a car driven by Clarence Stearns a fireman collided while on their Way to a fire at 905 Broadway at 6 . Tuesday. The police car was going North 1 with its red lights on and started i through the Madison Jefferson intersection when the Stearns car headed West collided with the left Side of it causing damage. The miss Mccormick an ass sex left front fender of the Stearns car change student to Chile during was slightly damaged. 1969, gave an excellent color slide the fire Call was received at 5 47 presentation of her experiences . A clothes dryer had become family life in Chile and the City j overheated at an apartment House of Talca where she lived and at at 905 Broadway and caught on tended school. Miss Mccormick fire. The Blaze was quickly Extin graduated from the Picceo school gushed. For girls during her ass year a Broad. Tom Detrick was introduced to the club As the Mph guest Rotar Ian of the month. New rotary Board of directors elected recently include Virgil Hile Man Ross Waters Gerald Rose subpoena 7 in bus attack Lamar so. Up a seven persons were subpoenaed today in connection with tuesdays attack by Whites with bricks and a handles on school buses carrying negroes to a newly integrated school. The seven were ordered to show cause in Federal court in Columbia next monday Why an injunction should not be issued preventing them from interfering with operations of tile school under a court ordered desegregation plan. National guardsmen were housed overnight in an armory at nearby Hartsville following reports of possible trouble. Some 150 Whites gathered near Hartsville this morning but dispersed when Fred Stanley an official of the county Quot Freedom of choices group told them further violence would not solve school problems. Will require Pill warning says currency scandal spreads Washington up a sen. Abraham Ribicoff d-conn., said to Berry. Thomas Bell Robert Weland Day a huge currency Black Market or Larry Cullison and Elmer operation had spread from Vietnam Krueger. Into Laos with . Airmen involved. Ribicoff reopening hearings on enlisted mens club scandals i and the currency Black Market did not elaborate. But he said a a Kips a i the currency of Laos a were in were Back to Normal today but a solved in the Black Market and that tonal guard troops were still in the Des Moines up it a the Iowa Kips had been deposited in Black area ready to move at any sign of House today passed a Bill which Market Bank accounts in the in vandalism. Up the Washington food and drug administration Fra announced today it will re Quot sympathy Quot action would be illegal quiet Day in Champaign Champaign Iii up a the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana and the sprawling University of Illinois Campus they contain. Would make it illegal for any state i item states Agency or governmental subdivision to engage in a secondary Boycott. The Bill passed on a 75 46 vote sets Forth penalties for persons employed by or acting As officials of the state or local gov president Pompidou returns Home smiling Paris up president Georges officials said the curfew which was set tuesday would be extended j a if necessary to contain further protests Over cancellation of a speech by a Chicago seven attorney William m. Kunstler. National guard troops called out Richard b. Ogil quire drug manufacturers to place j Ern ment units who Are convicted of p0mpiclou returned Home smiling tuesday by gov leaflet warning of possible health acting in sympathy with a labor today and said his trip to the United vie moved onto the campuses Day night when windows he s John Carter Cash Nashville Tenn. Up a the country music Star who sings a states had a served Well the cause of vote Franco american relations and in i rep. General the cause of a hazards in every package of birth management dispute. Control pills. A motion to reconsider the or. Charles c. Edwards Foa was immediately filed by commissioner told a Senate sub i Charles Pelton r Clinton. Committee i sponsors oth said gov m Yaj consider sewer and a i have come to the conclusion mental agencies should remain lieu. That the information being supplied trial in their dealings with firms j water improve me were broken. But the scene was consid i Erakly More orderly than monday i night when a mob rampaged through a business District and caused damage estimated at $15,000 i to $20,000. Song about naming his son a George 1a wifi the Bill is or Bill or anything but sue has to the patient in the Caw of the Oral but oppo mint Sal settled on John Carter Cash. Contraceptive is insufficient de a a Johnny Cash a wife Singer june the proposed 700 word leaflet turn passed by the to. Count Carter gave birth shortly after which Edwards read at the hear Board of supervisors noon tuesday to a seven Pound fug warns of a Quot definite Assoria j ii f Ceprnj. In no blood clotting and to Board went on record As favor-10-ounce boy at suburban Madison tion Between of Iowa cloning. Hospital Oral contraceptives. My the plight of the migrant Woik Cash has four children by a pre it says women who have serious j ers in California who Are engaged Vious marriage and miss Carter liver disease cancer of the breasts i in a dispute with grape growers two by previous marriages. Certain other cancers and vaginal the Polk county supervisors in it is the couples first child. They 1 bleeding of unknown cause should Dorset the grape Boycott by a 4-1 were wed March i 1968. Not take the Pill. Vote. The it. Pleasant City Council will consider sewer and water improvements for three areas at the meeting this wednesday evening. The areas As previously announced Are for the new Park in East it. Pleasant the metro mail area and in the North part near the new lutheran Church. The hearing will be held at a later Date. Warm reception for Pat Nixon Cincinnati up a a smiling Pat Nixon buoyed by a warm reception from College student Here flew to Denver today hopeful of winning a similar warm Welcome from students at the University of Colorado
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