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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - March 17, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news partly Cloudy vol. 92, no. 64mt. Pleasant Iowa tuesday evening March 17, 1970 Price to cent these Days by John Chamberlain peking and soviet Quot scared diplomacy whether or not the soviets have Ever really contemplated waging Quot preventive War against red China they Are certainly not a verse to keeping Mao tse Tung worried about the possibility of a lightning descent on peking a a Tomic installations. Every recent soviet move on the propaganda chessboard seems directed toward giving the peking reds the screaming Meekles. To the West the soviet move into Czechoslovakia was an unsettling thing for humanitarian reasons. Rut to peking it must seem something quite different. As maoists must look at it the Only possible reason Moscow should try to put a Clamp on the czechs would be to Batten Down the Western hatches in order to bring More Power to Bear on the far East. The Salt discussions on atomic armament limitation the acceptance of a treaty limiting the spread of nuclear weapons and All other a a collaboration with the a a capitalist and Quot revisionist file court martial charges against 14 Washington up a the army filed court martial charges tuesday against 14 officers including maj. Gen. Samuel w. Koster for allegedly covering up information concerning the reported my Lai massacre. Koster now superintendent of u. S. Military Academy at West Point was accused of a dereliction i Ltd the performance of his duties and a failure to obey lawful he was commander of the c c starts drive for new members the membership drive for the of. Pleasant chamber of Commerce nations looking toward was kicked off at a luncheon at atomic disarmament would in the the Iris restaurant on tuesday eyes of the maoists be designed to March 17. Justify a a a preventive knockout the drive will last through blow against red China a own no thursday april 2, and be climaxed by a second luncheon with the winning team receiving a free Steak dinner paid by the losing three Clear testing grounds. Similarly the recent soviet warning to Austria to pipe Down on criticism of the Warsaw pact teams. Nations invasion of czechoslovak or. Harold Rankin and Dale Long Kia must seem part of the pattern Well ale co chairmen and Are As the soviets according to the radio listed by team captains l. W. Van Liberty translators have been per Winkle Bob Eppard Bill Bankston Turbed by austrian interest in establishing diplomatic relations with red China. Radio Moscow has complained of Vienna so one sided interpretation of neutrality and the and Larry Broeg. Each team consists of eight chamber members who will Call on prospects. There Are 90 new prospective chamber members within the com americal division in Viet Nam at the time of the alleged massacre March 16, 1968. Too the same charges were filed against Brig. Gen. George h. Young jr., the assistant division commander and col. Oran k. Henderson who was commanding the divisions Lith infantry brigade. In addition Henderson was accused of Quot false swearing and a making a false official too the charges were announced at a Pentagon news conference at which results of an inquiry conducted by it. Gen. William r. Peers were released. The Peers inquiry was ordered dec. 24. In closed hearings beginning dec. 2, it took 20,000 pages of testimony from 400 witnesses. Peers told the news conference that his investigation a clearly established that a tragedy of major proportions occurred there at my Lai on that suggestion has been put Forward Unity consisting of merchants that if Austria contemplates cud professionals and others. The Mem doing up to red China Diplomat be ship teams will visit with these by it must to prove a a Neutral men and women and explain the sincerity make the same sort of Many advantages in supporting an gesture toward the East germans organization whose sole purpose is to peking this is just one More the economic growth and develop soviet move to keep the Western ment of the Community. Front cowed while the real military a fair shale plan has proved to strength of the soviet Union deployed in Siberia. Is be a Well received Way of determine High court May be taking second look by up some Southern officials believe the supreme courts refusal to reinstate a busing order in North Carolina indicates the tribunal is taking a second look at Public school desegregation. The High court monday rejected an Appeal from the Legal defense fund of the a act that it revoke the suspension of a Federal District court order that would have bused from 11,000 to 20.000 students to achieve a racial balance in Charlotte n. C., schools. The order had been suspended by the u. S. 4th my a fair and equitable method of court of and pals which finance. Dues Are determined by a further clincher As it must seem to peking is the use being made of an article by marshal Zakharov the chief of staff of the soviet armed forces who has been making tactical observations on the using a Point system with. Values Given to toral number of employees Gross sales net Worth and the physical size of the business. The chamber member is responsible for determining his Points and turning soviet military Campaign in Man in the total which establishes his Churia in 1945. Since the a Baserva annual dues. Tons Are certainly relevant to any with the a fair share a plan there military operations in the far Are no additional assessments for East it could be concluded that Christmas decorations or special Zakharov has been lending his sup events port to a soviet Campaign of pressure against Mao tse Tung. Victor Zorza writing in the guardian of Britai has jumped to just such a conclusion saying that the soviet marshal has executed a �?o180-degree turn from his previous commitment to purely defensive military policy. Evacuate ahead of by troops As a witness to the terrible Cost of world War ii in which the soviets lost 7.5 million members Battle front dead out of an armed logistic a 5upport Force that at Peak consisted of scheduled a hearing april 9 on the matter. William Poe chairman of the Charlotte Mecklenburg school Blard said the supreme court ruling a indicates that maybe they be decided to slow Down and take a look at the Urban school1 problem. a different situation from the Rural rep. Albert Watson r s. C., said a no doubt this decision indicates that the supreme or Urt will now determine the applicability of the anti busing provision of the 1964 civil rights Watson said the courts decision would have no immediate effect upon South Carolina. A however it is a dramatic turnabout in the area of the so called instant integration edicts which have plagued so Many school districts in the North Carolina gov. Bob Scott Miles Miles to be risked lightly. The russians Gam thang is about 75 always fight Best when defending North 0f Vientiane and 30 their Homeland therefore of Fen South 0f East West Highway 7 Lead Sive wars should be avoided. But Westward from the Plain of diplomacy is something else again. Jars Lomg Cheng six Miles to the Zakharov would not interfere with Southeast of Sam thong is main a soviet foreign policy attempt to Hea Jav garters f0r Gen. Van Paov a keep off balance american trained Clandestine army. Even though in private he might re Hospital Etoll argue against a a preventive a. Gam thong was evacuated Dur Nixon lifts freeze on construction Washington up president the Supply of construction workers Nixon today lifted his freeze on to snap Home building out of a federally Ess is ted state and local Lump and Cut the skyrocketing Cost construction projects releasing $1.2 of housing. Billion in Federal funds for Immell ate use. The action was announced in a presidential statement. Nixon also a called for programs to reduce Mort Whit Page interest rates along with the dirt the dust and the falling plaster entailed in redecorating an old House comes a. Lot of work a lot of donuts and a lot of laughs. This House on East i House gof Leader Gerald Ford meeting with newsmen following conference with Nixon at the House was asked if lifting and to increase i be freeze on construction imposed last september indicated administration concern that the Economy is passing trom inflation into a recession. A the danger of any recession so far As the future is concerned is Ford a Petal a this administration has forcefully met the problem of any he said the construction freeze was lifted because a these industries Washington up a Sec re have suffered the most in the last tary of state William p. Rogers six or 12 Pentry and Yard work. Center All High school students said today he could net foreclose through generous donations from i have planned several fund Raisin the possibility thai american com Nixon said programs Are needed projects for the near future include Bat troops might be used in Laos. To bring Down the Cost of mortgage ing a Danes two bake sales a tin but he said there Are a no present Money and building materials and Busy cleaning off old Wall paper scraping paint and repairing the fireplace in the new student youth Center at 405 East Monroe Street Are left to right Rich Casey Jim Perron Dave Johnson Nancy Kochneff behind ladder Denise Burchard Elaine Keefe Debbie Biggs and Denise Kennedy o present plans to use troop s in Laos cleaning and repairing it youth Center can Canvas membership drive to be an citizens and organizations of it. Pleasant the Center already has Monroe Street received a thorough a pm Ano several pieces. F furniture anti a Surprise event Spring cleaning saturday from and has been Able to Start on Tho bounced soon. These local teenagers As they made repairs. The necessary repairs in recent however As the eagerness and transformation from an old House enthusiasm run High the funds run to a Community youth Center. The Low. To remedy this financial Situ Contact mrs. Alan Shook the adult improvements will include panelling action then the recently elected sponsor or Elaine Keefe president to papering plastering painting car Board of directors of the youth of Board. Anyone who would like to make a donation furniture paint lumber Money Etc to the Center May plans at Ca ted might to do so. Lie same time. Rogers Indium possibility that there still be a considerable u. S. Mill arrest Man soon after Bank robbery Junior Ali Juji bands arrive for festival Guthrie Center up a a Guthrie county sheriffs office As Casey Iowa Man As apprehended Keith Ulster estimated to be everything is in readiness Foi an shortly before noon today in a Field about 28-years-old. Exceptionally Fine i. Or. Ii Bam West of Perry after a 2mi hour the robber had carried a Brief festival tonight in the Colin ii Chase by authorities for a robber Case into the Bank and handed a a it a a. Starting at 7 30. Who stole $2,040 from the Guthrie i Teller a note demanding Money and a moderate severe increases in Hie Cost of Nixon urged Congress to act promptly on an administration plan for a $250 million subsidy to assist savings and loan associations in expanding their mortgage Loans. Ile also recommended doubling the production of federally subs died housing for Low and moderate quoting him As saying at a secret income families from 223.600 units Sci a hearing that Advance a last year to 450 000 this year. The Proval would Besought from con i department of housing and Urban press before any u. S. Ground forces development has already adopted were moved into Laos. That goal. Nixon called for increased Voca Rogers indicated lie was not too Gjonai education a 50 per cent to Hap a about Fulbright disclosure crease in labor department train and said he would like to talk to programs for the building him about it. But lie said he did traces and in boosted apprentice tary Force in Vietnam by the time of the 1972 presidential election. Reg us was interviewed on Abc today show. He was asked about sen. J. Wil Liam Fulbright s statement monday i not Rule out completely the possible shop pr0grim.s use of ground forces there. The president a1 o directed vigor the 285 Young musicians gather state Bank Here. Saying the suitcase contained exod together at. 1 30 this afternoon the Man was identified by the i Plosives. I about 20 persons including employees and patrons were in the Bank at the time of the robbery. Witnesses said the robber was Well dressed and escaped in an older a Klel car. Vientiane Laos up a a. S. Officials tonight evacuated most americans from the refugee and 59 he was very pleased with the base of Sam decision and added a we Felt we thong in the face of advancing had a Good Case to begin with or 12,000,000 soldiers aviators and sail North vietnamese troops who seized be it would not have been appeasers marshal Zakharov probably Liq key posts six and eight Miles supreme still adheres to the Leninist thesis away it both within easy artillery _ that adventurism is not something Range # defer action on tax Levy limit Des Moines up a a Bill that would impose a maximum i m2 Mill tax Levy for county school systems was deferred by the Iowa House monday. Rep. Norman Roorda a Monroe said the Bill was a modest attempt to control the runaway of spending by county school at present there is no limit on the amount of Mills a county can Levy to finance school opera set Date for style show of Hospital auxiliary the Date for the annual style show and membership drive of the Henry county memorial Hospital women a auxiliary has been set for monday evening. May la. Mrs. Xen Earnest president of the auxiliary made the announcement at the meeting of the Hospital auxiliary executive Board at the Hospital monday afternoon. And were seated in the massed band formation. From then on it was practice and More practice. Gary Mccurdy of Washington Lambert Neill of mid Prairie and Harold Dodd of it. Pleasant each took turns rehearsing the Jar a group until the results were satisfactory for tonight performance. This event Tak it s place in of. Pleasant Only once every three years. Tonight a program promises to be one of the More outstand performances. Each band plays two selections by itself then the three bands join together into one extra Large band to Complete the evenings entertainment. Every one should make the Effort to come and hear these promising Young musicians. Your presence at the mrs. Fred Wohlleber will serve As i thanked the soviets for supporting concert tonight indicates that you he said he told Fulbright a for Otis enforcement of equal oppor eign relations committee that Unity Laws to make sure the con a there Are no present plans to use St Rue Hon Industry is open to a fall ground he said. Quot i also persons regardless of race Creed or told the committee that i was not the building trades have foreclosing completely that Possi historically employed a Small per says Cambodia mrs will remain Neutral Moscow up a Prince Norodom Sihanouk said today Cambodia will remain Neutral and ability. When asked what he believed the Pathi t lao and Hanoi supporters were trying to do in Laos Rogers said a we Hope they Are trying to make their negotiating position stronger. We Hope they Are not try a to overrun the asked to comment on speculation that there might b 100.600 to 150,-000 u. S troops still in Vietnam two to three year from now Rogers said a i done to want to make any cent age of minority races. Nixon directed All Federal agencies Quot to include a clause in construction contracts that will require the employment of apprentices or trainees on such projects. Chairman of the Tea fables. His kingdoms Independence that Dan Woolley business manager he said is threatened by "u.s. In of the Hospital spoke to the group Peri lists and their briefly and mentioned also that he the cambodian chief of state will be leaving soon to accept in an Intel View with the soviet another position. News Agency Tass said Quot i can As the Board spent considerable time sure you that we shall not change in discussing the Hospital gift shop our principle we shall keep our which the auxiliary operates and neutrality our National i depend a which has been quite successful to Date. War that would leave Russia exposed As an aggressor nation. Finally there is the evidence that the soviet people Are being mobilized for a production drive that is justified by the need for arming the nation against a a threat from the pravda and Izvestia ing the Day and civilian refugees in the area began streaming to the South and West ahead of an attack Force estimated at 2,000 communists. Most u. S. Personnel were flown out to safety. Conflicting reports at the end of tons. One of the chief Respo Sibili the Day indicated that government ties of a county system is to pro the Meo Hill tribe warriors May have succeeded in retaking one of the two captured positions. The United states has acknowledged at least 20 americans Are at Sam thong. Tion courses for Small school districts. The measure is opposed chiefly have both launched inspired Reader forces under Van Pao Leader of vide the mandatory special Educa campaigns printing letter after letter complaining against a is hikers a a loafers a a slovenly drunkards a Quot parasites a Quot Job changers a and a violators of pravda a has urged that the labor shortage in one of the provinces be liquidated by compelling Quot several thousand students in correspondence and night schools to go to work. Apparently Leonid Brezhnev the party general Secretary has made a secret report on the need to Quot tighten the screws on the soviet labor Force. Pravda a Lead editorial for january 17 supported proposals for a Quot communist saturday during which workers and employers would be asked to work without pay. None of this necessarily proves that the soviets would actually attack the red chinese without extreme provocation. But the great totalitarian ship of state is obviously being prepared for a possible rough voyage. The idea May be Only to scare Mao tse Tung into relaxing the red chinese propaganda War against Moscow but what if Mao counters by stepping up his own scare Campaign most wars Are detonated by accidental misunderstanding and there could be an Accident somewhere along the Long inner asian Border that separates the two totalitarian giants. Copyright 1970, King features Syndicate inc. Break in at Harmony Farmington the second break in in three months at Harmony Community High school seven Miles North of Farmington was discovered at 7 am. Today by the janitor Dean Wolfe. Supt. Walton said that he did no to think very much had been taken but a Complete Check had not yet been made. Entry was gained by breaking a window in the Voag room. The offices of Glenn Halbrook by legislators who represent Large teacher. Wjlliam Bou Mireau school districts but it has heavy j Indus la a,.ts. Am wide backing from Rural lawmakers. Root toll coach were enl Rcd by i breaking Glass in windows. Walton said a paper and Pencil dispenser in the commons was broken into. A Hammer believed to have been used to smash Glass has been found in the building. There was no attempt to enter ithe superintendents office. Van Buren county sheriff Orville Lee is investigating. Sihanouk again today extended his visit to Moscow for one Day in efforts to win soviet support for his governments request that North Vietnam and Viet Cong withdraw troops from cambodian soil. He had been scheduled to Fly to peking today. According to cambodian estimates there arc nearly 15,000 communist troops on cambodian soil. The soviets promised to help him resist a imperialist provocations and keep ins country Sovereign. Motorcycle and car in collision a Honda motorcycle Ridden by Everett l. Lampe it pleasant and a car driven by Fred e. Humphrey Wyman collided at the intersection of Jefferson and Henry streets at 3 50 . Monday. Humphrey was going West and Lampe North when the Cycle Slid on one Side into the rear part of the car. Both vehicles were damaged. There were no injuries. Police investigated. Board to discuss i site acquisition the it. Pleasant Community school Board met monday evening to discuss the acquisition of a building site. No action was taken and further discussions will be held wednesday evening March 18th. Ale interested enough to us Pix it it the efforts of these students in a most Worth while cultural phase of their development. The following program will be presented Welcome Richard Mcbeth principal 7th amp 8th grades it. Pleasant mid Prairie or. High band untitled fold Rock Manu script burnished brass concert March Washington or. High band the grand Marshall March air from the peasant cantata it. Pleasant 7th Jfe 8 ii Grade band overture for winds jumping Jupiter massed band Torch of Liberty March prelude and March saxophone Trio a Jim dandies Quot Jerry Allender Neil Smith Norman Burchard. Accompanist Jane to Lima tile 3rd Man theme i Snow White fantasy clarinet Trio a three Blind rodents vote tax on bulk newsprint Des Moines up a the Iowa Senate sent a Bill to the governor today that would place a 3 per cent tax on a news paper s bulk purchases of Ink and newsprint. The tax is estimated to raise ii bout $500,000 annually in additional state Revenue. The measure approved earlier by the House was Defeated in the Senate last week when it fell four votes Short of the required 31 for passage. However the Bill was reconsidered and then adopted. Tile Bill is a result of opinions by state Revenue director William Forst and attorney general Richard Turner that a tax of some Type would have to be collected on Iowa newspapers. One method of collecting the a it tax would be on the Gross sales of the newspapers. But to avoid collecting a three per cent sales tax which might have required Carrier boys to collect it tile measure was introduced May ask Fen a Federal Laws nil i >0111 Iii ii ifs n Washington up a president Nixon told Republican congressional leaders today that he is considering asking for new Federal Laws to Deal with a series of rec it bombings across the country. Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott told reporters at the White House that he expected a presidential request for special legislation on bombings a in the near Nixon expressed concern Over Reed Bon Bing during a weekly meeting with gof leaders of the House and Senate. While the discussions were underway a Bun b threat emptied the Treasury a Bureau of engraving and printing located about three quarters of a mile from the White House. A the president is reviewing and giving careful consideration to the need for Federal legislation to Deal with the spate of bombings across the country a Scott said. Wava Frank Beverly Beattie. Pat to collect the tax on the wholesale Hinkle. Accompanist Nancy Knoch pure base of Ink and newsprint. Nett soul step March of the blazers Rirs Oquawka Kiwan ians visit local club four members of the Oquawka 111., kiwanis club visited the it. Pleasant club monday evening. Mail favored wiretap veto proponents of the Bill said collecting the tax on the bulk purchases would insure that the state would collect about $500,000. They said newspapers would go to court Call for one Man in april tile draft Call for Henry county in april is for one Man to leave on april 15. Men with lottery numbers up to 115 age subject to Call in april. Gary Stevens of Fairfield formerly of it. Pleasant left for in terse verse by a. Gordon the worst of Many buys Are often alibis. In an Effort to Stop the collection auction March 12 and made up of a tax on the Gross sales. Henry county a March quota. His opponents argued that a sales lottery number is 64. Tax would bring in an additional $1.2 million in Revenue and would Des Moines up a gov. Be a More fair and equitable respond Robert d. Ray said today he re ability far newspapers to assume. I one of the men was Dennis John Cei Ved More mail on the Contra i son who will be a candidate for Hersial wiretap Bill than he1 has re according to a 19-2 census the lieutenant governor of the division Cei Ved on any other single Issue. Principality of Mon a Coo is the most daughters of Ireland today Cele j next year to succeed Lynn Byrne j the governor who vetoed the Bill densely populated territory in the rated St. Patricks Day with the program for this meeting. On monday said the mail ran world 37,687 people per Square Church services Street pageants i was a motion picture film. I about 15 to one against the Bill. Irish celebrate St. Patrick s Day Dublin up a the sons and mile. Services Street j and tile a a wetting of the Shamrock
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