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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - March 12, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news partly Cloudy vol. 92, no. 60mt. Pleasant Iowa thursday evening March 12, 1970 Price to cents i president chooses new draft director How dead is the a China lobby the China lobby a meaning of course the anti Mao tse Tung lobby a has been pronounced dead by the Liberal establishment. The demise according to Warren Unna of the Washington Post was without Benefit of an obituary. Well if we do have a Corpse on our hands its a mighty Lively one. I happen to be on the mailing list of the committee of one million against the admission of communist China to the United nations. This committee since the death some years ago of Alfred Kohlberg the new York importer of Hong Kong laces has been the Only thing in the Way of a China lobby that has existed. Its mailings still come thick and fast Only recently it turned out an excellent pamphlet a Twenty years of tyranny communist China 1949-69.�?� in december former congressman Walter Judd the chairman of the committee of one million challenged the Columbia broadcasting system to give equal time to his organization in order to rectify a a a misleading lbs to news special a Triangle of conflict. China Russia and the which ignored both the Eye witness accounts of refugees from Mainland China and the numerous experts on Asia who happen to disagree with the John Fairbank Owen Lattimore school of be Nice to Mao sino Logiste. O 0 the real Point to be made however is that nobody needs a a China lobby to keep red China out of the . Mao tse Tung and his mates manage to do that very Well by themselves. Ifs just As Walter Judd says the peking government by its intransigent behaviour always manages to alienate a majority of the in members every time the question of admission comes up. The steering committee of the committee of one million against the admission of communist China to the United nations includes such senatorial stalwarts As minority Leader Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania Peter Dominick of Colorado and Ernest Hollings of South Carolina. These Are not a intransigent men they would dearly love to see red China signify its intention to abide by the principles of the in charter and to use president Nixon swords meet the principles that new members admitted to the United nations Are supposed to meet. If its a matter of meeting peking Halfway the committee of one million would surely like to know Mao tse Tungos notion of the appropriate Halfway Point. In More than Twenty years Mao Hasni to budged an Inch. Some of us who distrust red China have kept quiet about the resumption of talks Between peking diplomats and . Representatives in Poland. We have never been against talking. Wed like to think that something Good May come of face to face palaver about better Trade and travel relations and a better general understanding regarding the peace of the Orient. But before the talks were interrupted a couple of years ago while red China went off on its a cultural revolution isolationist spree nothing Ever came of the a jaw jaw that Winston Churchill rightly said was better than a a War by actual count there Wert More than 130 talks in Geneva and Warsaw. It was Mao tse Tung not the . State department who interrupted the talks. Is there any Good reason to suppose that the new palaver will be any More fruitful than the old there is a possibility of course that red China will try to make its Pacific Ocean front Safe while it pursues its quarrel along the Long inner Asia Border w Ith soviet Russia. But matters Here Are not to be hurried. The red chinese-. And the red chinese soviet Russia talks Are interlocked and the interlocking Means that we must Mark time. If things get worse Between Moscow and peking As they May do the relations Between Mao and the West will naturally improve by default. With red China in real trouble in sin Kiang the negotiations Between peking and Italy might amount to something. A shoot out Between Russia and red China would let the . Off the Hook in Vietnam and would surely mean a relaxation of peking a continuing War of nerves against Taiwan. However there is nothing the . Can do save wait on the quarrel Between the two great communist empires. Washington up a president Nixon has chosen Curtis w. Tarr 45, an air Force assistant Secretary As the new draft director it was Learned today. The nomination of Tarr was being sent to the Senate this afternoon. The former Wisconsin Small College president was selected to sue town Back to Normal after bomb scare Aurora neb. Up a it was just another school Day Here. Mothers stayed up the night before packing the lunches. Many of the children seemed oblivious to what had a or nearly had happened. A we were probably More cautious than needed to be but that a the Way we Felt about it a mayor Llyle Shaneyfelt said in summing up the feeling of the Central Nebraska Community of 2,500 following a massive a bomb scared wednesday. Shaneyfelt referred to a Burlington Northern train derailment at the Edge of the City which spilled a number of 750-Pound bombs onto the ground. The towns two schools a an elementary one three blocks from the derailment and a Junior senior High four blocks away a were evacuated and ail 1,300 students either were sent to their Homes or to other Homes outside the area. Fifty families were evacuated from Homes in the immediate Vicinity. It Wasny to until late wednesday that an army ordnance team from it. Riley kan., gave the word there was nothing to worry about. Residents could return to their Homes and1 school could be held As usual without worry. Thirty three of the cars of the eastbound train from Denver were involved. About 13 carried bombs and six were said to be badly damaged. The bombs were described As a general purpose with a High explosive they were being shipped without fuses or detonators. Most bombs made at the grand Island Plant Are destined for Vietnam. Damage at the site was estimated by Burlington officials at $1 million. Cause of the derailment was blamed on a broken journal holding a wheel to the Axle of a Boxcar. Approximately 750 feet of track was torn up. Need Gen. Lewis b. Hershey 76, who retired feb. 16. Since then the selective service has been under the supervision of col. Do Ingold Hershey a former assistant who was named acting director. Hershey stepped Down under Nixon a direction to become a presidential adviser on manpower and mobilization. Too the handsome 6-foot-3 Tarr is a native of Stockton calif., who now is assistant Secretary of the air Force for manpower and Reserve affairs. He also formerly was president of Lawrence College in Appleton wis. Tarr a Republican will receive a salary of $38,000 in the Post. The draft director serves at the pleasure of the president. Hershey held the Job for 29 years. Too the president previously was reported ready to name Charles Dib Ona president of the Center for naval analysis in Arlington a. But Dibona met opposition from some key members of the Senate armed services committee before his nomination was formally submitted. The president conferred with Tarr recently on the appointment. He had been looking for a Man who would Appeal to the today a youth understand their opposition to the draft and at the same time have expertise in defense and manpower problems. Sources described Tarr As an a Ideal mix because of his acquaintance with Campus life and Pentagon needs. He served As president of Lawrence form 1963 until his appointment As assistant air Force Secretary. During world War ii he was an enlisted Man. He graduated from Stanford in 1948 with a a degree in economics. In 1950 he received his masters degree in business education from Harvard where he also was an assistant instructor at its graduate school for business. In 1962 he received a doctorate in american history from Stanford University. He is married to the former Elizabeth May Myers. They have two daughters and live in suburban Arlington. Bombs alarm new York City new York up a High electronics were chosen because powered bombs which anti Stab they profit from War and exploit revolutionaries claimed to and degrade human life. Have set devastated the offices of major corporations in three Manhattan skyscrapers Early today and set off a rash of bomb scares forcing evacuation of stores schools and courts. The bombers informed police of following a pattern set in other corporate bombings in the past year bomb threats harassed police throughout the morning. Among the buildings which had to be evacuated for searches were the Manhattan and Brooklyn Federal court girl scouts in presenting each of the it. Pleasant neighbourhood troops present their Juliette Lowe world Friendship fund offerings during the girl scout banquet wednesday evening. 562 attend Mother scout banquet at Mhz their plot in Advance so that night houses Bloomingdale a department workers could be evacuated from store the consolidated Edison the skyscrapers a All within a 15 building and several schools. Block area. There was not enough time however to search for the bombs which injured to one. Search five too United frosts International re Federal buildings Cei Ved a special delivery letter Sev j eral hours later from a group Call Washington up a a a to ing itself Quot revolutionary Force 9�?� lice bomb squad searched five fed which took credit for the bombings eral buildings today after an an it said the offices of Socony Mobil ony Mous caller said the Justice Oil International business a department would be a blown Chines and general Telephone amp they found no bombs. Five Hundred sixty two persons attended the Mother scout banquet held wednesday evening at the Mhz a auditorium in Observance of girl scout week. The 6 30 pm. Dinner was served in the minimum of time with fathers and older girl scouts assisting. Cadette and senior scouts helped both in preparation for the meal and in the serving. Charles Fitz Gibbons of the Mhz staff gave immeasurable assistance to the committed in arranging for the evenings activities As did Dave Barry also of the Hospital staff who helped with the dining room arrangements. Mrs. Bradley Welcher served As general chairman for the meal assisted by mrs. Kenneth Hatch. Fathers assisting with dinner duties were Conrad Vantiger John Neil Loel Gaulke Dean Bolin Warren Fye Landen Larsh Bob Appel last Date for old car plates the deadline for displaying 1969 registration plates on motor vehicles will be saturday March 14. The announcement from the Iowa department of Public safety said Iowa a 1969 plates expired at Midnight. December 31, but an Extension of the enforcement Date has been in effect since then. Interstate carriers registered under authority of the Iowa reciprocity Board has been granted an Extension for display of 1969 plates until april 15. Purchasers of 1970 registration plates must pay a ten per cent penalty in addition to the registration fee and the penalty will be increased to 15 per cent in april i with an additional five per cent adorning the first Day of each succeeding month. Overhaul Bill and Send it to committee Des Moines up a the Iowa Senate wednesday conducted a major overhaul on an earlier passed Bill to reorganize the executive functions of state government and then sent the measure Back to committee where it will probably die this session. Change at Faith lutheran Faith lutheran of it. Pleasant will begin its schedule of services and sunday school in the new Church with a change in time of services and sunday school. Where before two services were held beginning with this sunday there will Only be one service with the sunday service to be held at 10 15 . And the sunday school at 9 . The single service in sunday morning will be a new experience for the pastor for in the 31 years that he has served As pastor of the congregation he has always conducted two or More services for originally Faith congregation was part of a triple Parish and then of a double Parish and when it became a single Parish two services were introduced. The lenten services twill continue to be held on thursday evening at 7 30. The Public is cordially invited to attend All of its services. Orville Allender Bob Bates Richard Meeth Marlyn mad Ole Kenneth Hatch Bradley Welcher Leonard Kuchenmeister Gary Brown James Green and John Ridinger. Posters made by each troop decorated the Walls of the room. Artistically painted paper skirts designed by Cadette seniors and mrs. Orville Allender were arranged around each serving table at the four Corner of the Large room. Mrs. Allender Cadette senior neighbor Sood chairman and senior troop Leader served As mistress of ceremonies welcoming All the scouts and special guests to the annual event. Mrs. Dwight me Haffy District v. Chairman assisted with music and introduced a part of the program. Mrs. Joan Jaynes Council Camp administrator presented an inter Earl Crocker missing again is apprehended Davenport up a an inmate at the state s institution for the criminally insane who walked away from Bis Job while working Esting program on Camp a Koeta and camping opportunities offered to girls of the shining Trail Council. Mrs. Jean Funck District adviser awarded certificates of Merit to Honor troops which had met certain criteria As established by the National scout organization. 59. Of the local troops qualified for on a Day Pas was apprehended this recognition. Mrs. Allender gave special recognition to the eight graduating senior girls. They Are Laurel Allender Kristy Frish Peggy Kauffman Susie Kyle Jean Mccabe la Mccormick Maxine Rich and Linda Stebbins. In a Surprise presentation mrs. Leo Turley was awarded the a thanks badge girl scouting a highest award for service. Troop leaders and other adult i volunteers were introduced and i recognized. U. S. Plane shot Down Over Laos Senate for voting age of eighteen Washington up the i the Nixon administrations stand Senate voted today to lower the voting age to 18 in local state and National elections after next Jan. I. The vote was 64 to 17. If accepted by the House and signed into Law by the president Between to million and la million Young people Between the Ages of 18 and 21 could vote in the next presidential election. The proposal faces Strong opposition in the Cue however. Rep. Emanuel Ceiler d n. Y., the 81-year-old chairman of the House judiciary committee is opposed to lowering the voting age particular that it would be better to lower the voting age by a constitutional amendment rather than by outright legislation but he said he had decided to drop open opposition. In his opposition to the proposal Allen raised the question Quot what a the Rush a Hayes Heads re drive new York . A Ernest a. Hayes it. Pleasant Iowa president of Hawkeye National investment company and Hawkeye National life insurance company has accept Ion an invitation to serve As Iowa chairman for the 1970 radio free Europe it a few fund drive. In this capacity he will direct and coordinate All of a few a fund raising activities in Iowa. In making the announcement James m. Roche chairman of the general motors corporation and National chairman of radio free Europe fund said a emr. Hayes leadership will undoubtedly remit in helping re to achieve a new Campaign contributions record during the 1970 Here this morning after an 18-hour search. Authorities said Earl Crocker 41, was reported missing around 1 30 . Wednesday from his Job at the Sharon Salvage co. By the firms owner James t. Sharon. The work pass allowing Crocker to leave the grounds of the maximum Security Hospital at Oakdale was issued As a testing program to see if he could adjust to Par time work. Crocker was committed to the state mental Institute at it. Pleasant in i960 by a Burlington judge after Crocker was arrested for the rape of a Burlington woman. Law enforcement officials described Crocker As a dangerous criminal sexual psychopath with a Long record of sex offences. Authorities at Oakdale however said they did not consider him dangerous. Cookery hours of Freedom brought renewed criticism of Oakdale a Security practices by Johnson county sheriff Maynard Schneider. On two occasions while Crocker was at it. Pleasant he walked a Wray because there were no guards at the facility. Saigon up a the . Command reported today for the first time that an american plane has been shot Down Over Laos and said ground fire downed1 three . Helicopters and damaged three others in Vietnam. North vietnamese and Viet Cong units shelled 13 american Bates overnight the most in six weeks. One i w As killed and 17 wounded. The announcement that an a a Force propeller driven Al sky Raider was shot Down in Northern Laos tuesday was the first official . Admission of aircraft losses in the laotian fighting. Both wounded crewmen were rescued. Olson new station owner receives diploma farm sign up Lime extended Nixon says hell win War against crime Washington up a president Nixon told wealthy republicans at a $2 million fund raising dinner wednesday night that he will make Good on his Campaign promises to win the War against crime in the nation. The period Between now and 1976, he said will a determine the Fate of All Mankind a Nixon told $l,000-a-plate contributors at the Washington Hilton hotel. Among other things he said it will determine a whether the races can live in the ant crime Battle the president told his cheering audience of 2,000, a we have a Strong effective Man As attorney general in John n. Mitchell. Nixon indicated he Felt Republic the sign up period for Farmer i radio free Europe a privately enrolment in the . Department can candidates in the fall elections operated organization broadcasts to five communist controlled countries in East Europe. On the air 532 hours weekly its program conducted in five languages Are aimed at Poland Hungary Czechoslovakia Rumania and Bulgaria. Staffed by East european exiles working under the direction of Bloomington Minn. A Gary Rison Standard Oil dealer at 102 w. Washington it. Pleasant has by without submitting a cons Titu j received a diploma from Hie Oil in american management the facile tonal amendment to the states for Dusty a a most comprehensive course to provides a full and varied radio ratification. In service station operation. Olson a but House strategists May seek recently purchased the station from or Hayes. Activities into accept the Senate action on the. Dick Kerr. Elude service As chairman of the floor without sending it to Cellers a three week course it is Fondue boart Jowa Wesleyan College of agriculture a voluntary feed could Mike capital of what he said Grain program for 1970 has been was his administrations vigor in extended for two More weeks by j trying to end the Vietnam War officials in the Washington d c. Slow the Cost of living and halt the offices of the agricultural Stabile Rise m crime cation and conservation service ass. The final Date that Iowa Farmers can enrol is now Friday april 3. Leon Werner chairman of the Iowa state ask committee noted that eleven Northern Cornball states including Iowa Nebraska Council discusses sewer and water lines the City Council wednesday night adopted an ordinance ordering the construction of sewer and water improvements and fixed a time for the Public hearing and the accepting of bids on the project. The final approval of the plans and specifications on the project will be made. Donald French of the French amp associates engineering firm of Fairfield went Over the plans with the Council again wednesday night. The project includes lines to the metro mail area the lutheran Church area and to the new Park in East it. Pleasant. Carl Burky and Darrell Kinney committee. The Nixon administration favored Center operated by Standard 01 Clithe principle but contended a con vision of american Oil company at Stitis tonal amendment was require ted at a specially equipped training by Gjonaj erector for United states eel to april 3. Nixon to set up new Domestic Council Washington up a president Nixon told Congress today he plans to set up a new Domestic South Dakota and Minnesota also Council within the White House to have the final sign up Date extend advise the president on the a total Range of Domestic de for lowering the voting age. Bloomington. During the course Oison was prior to accepting the proposal schooled in All phases of service As an amendment to the voting station operation and canc of Cus rights Bill the Senate rejected 72 Tomero a automobiles. Especially to 15, a move to delay the 18-year stressed were maintenance of a old vote until Jan. I. 1973. I clean attractive station manage savings Bonds and past Republican state finance chairman. He also serves on the National Board of the Institute for american democracy the Blue Cross Board for j Iowa and is chairman of the Iowa development commission. A few a National fund raising goal for 1970 totals $14.3 million. The i committee backs Post office change there is Little need of an oestre up to quarrel with Moscow and go Nero a China lobby Quot during the All out to take Over Southeast Ana a red of watchful waiting. The wed hear plenty from Walter committee of one million How-1 Judd far from moribund Organ Ever is assuredly not dead. If bed a Hon. China were to try to shoot its Way disc into the on or if it were to Patch Syndicate. Ment of Money manpower and a support provided by the american Washington up a Senate trials and knowledge of Amoco a Public has helped to make re a principal communications source for East europeans. Reaching an estimated 39-million listeners re has been credited with making a major contribution toward East Europe a resurgent desire for son a1 and economic Freedom. Washington up presi new authority would take Over of Republican Leader Hugh Scott to Broad line of Quality products Day abandoned opposition to Low i Olson was born at Indianola has ering the National voting age to 18 lived in it. Pleasant for four years. By legislation and accused the chief he is a member of the Jaycees opponent of the proposal of trying eagles v.f.w., american legion to provide political propaganda for and masons. He and his wife Don George c. Wallace. A a native of it. Pleasant have sen. James b. Allend Alan a who two children. Their Home is at 304 supported Wallace a third party bid e. Green. For the presidency in 1968, Tempo i warily blocked a final Senate vote on the 18-year-old move with a series of amendments. Scott told newsmen that Allen. Dent Nixon won an initial Victory ration within a year of enactment today in his fight to convert the of the measure. Per secrecy for drug medical treatment Post office department into a government conjuration when the House Post office committee approved the concept. The proposal approved by the committee would turn Over the nations mail service to a new postal authority to be operated by an executive Council. The measure also would provide j a three member commission would set postal rates subject to rejection by either House of Congress within 45 Days. The Bill would also provide for compulsory bargaining Between the authority and postal unions but the current no strike provision of Federal Law would determine in of Legisla were present at the meeting and in his opinion was trying to a create Des Moines up requested that sewer and water some speech material for George tion to allow persons addicted or requested mat sewer Ana water dependent upon drugs to seek med creases ranging up to 17 per cent master general. Approve increase in shipping charges 1 1 a 5.4 per cent pay raise for postal Washington up a the workers retroactive to Jan. I 1970. Interstate Commerce commission if enacted the legislation would a in Elf a a i inc wednesday approved in eliminate the Cabinet Post of Post terse verse by a. C. Gordon distributed by King features re a in charges for shipping vegetables lines to the Iris lanes Bowling a1 Ley and the Fly in Gables Motel in i a you have to have something new juicers i and melons from California to the containing the revamping pleasant be included in to say even if you Are a demagogue j Poi ted to Low Enior Emem one. _ a a a jump eel Tam to of East it. The project. The request will be granted the Council indicated ill Likely the pennsylvanian said of Wallace j or their parents sailed through the East coast a Ica ted. Scott said he personally favored Iowa Senate wednesday. _ passe on to is greater than in yesteryear a a committee source said the Bill i Parade a is in is now it takes a longer time fact the presidents corporation for one to get his Bills and Consumers. J plan in everything but the j taxes paid
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