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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - March 21, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news fair vol. 92, no. 68mt. Pleasant Iowa saturday evening March 21, 1970 Price to cent committees for threshers reunion the Midwest old settlers and threshers association committees for this year have been announced As follows Secretary a Herb Hult executive committee a Bill Salter Lloyd Peterson Herb Hult Board of directors a Harold Rixe Melvin Youngman Lester Beck Harrison Moore William Saber Milo Mathews Leo Turley John Brown Roy Eckmeier l. C. Shellabarger Lloyd Peterson Robert l. Young. Notice a the first name that appears on each committee is considered chairman of that committee. If any person or any of these committees will be unable to actively serve please notify Herbert Hult r. R. 5, Box 118, it. Pleasant Iowa at once. Planning and development a quist John Swartzendruber flying Farmers a Gayle Carlson Cecil Schenk sanitation a Leo Turley hospitality tent a mrs. Raymond Grant a . Hostesses guides Sweet sixteen a Elizabeth Mccormick Headquarters a Public relations i Harrison Moore Don meth education publicity historical John Brown Robert Young historians a june Klopfenstein Donald Young Elizabeth Coachman historical information signs a Donald Young Henry county historical society publicity and promotion a Billie Turley Helen Virden Alice Whaley veda Bates chamber of Commerce Virginia Van Tuyl Wau Herb Hult Don meth Derrell Nita hobble Martha Crane cans Goddard Lloyd Peterson Bill safer Leo Turley Helen Virden advisory committee a Iowa development commission Des Moines Iowa or. Richard Howland smithsonian institution Washington . Alexander j. Wall president Sturbridge Village Sturbridge mass. Richard Hagan Galena Illinois Raymond Sivesind supt. Wisconsin historical society Madison Wise. Or. William Peterson supt. La. Historical society Iowa City Herb Hake director of radio amp television University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls Iowa Darrell d. Wyrick executive director University of la. Found. Corwin David Cornell director Liaison office graduate College University of Iowa Iowa City l. K. Boutin Pru Denit Iowa Community theatre Des Moines la. Planning consultants a mrs. R. E. Welander Melba Widmer Melvin Talbott operations Harold Rixe Melvin Youngman rooms and camping a Betty Carlson mrs. Donald Carlson Brake testing engines boilers amp gauges a Lloyd Widmer Pat Holtcamp Pete Bucher Bill Bater Parade of engines Edwin Saltz Man Lyle Shellabarger a Tan mouser East shelter House a Bill Sater cutting and threshing a Alden Fricke John Brown Neil Mcclure Milo Mathews Dan Mcallister Melvin Youngman sorghum operation a Roy Eck Meier Lester Beck John Lauer Harold Rixe Melvin Youngman baling a Gilmer Johnson Alden Fricke crafts a or. And mrs. Clark Burns or. And mrs. Norman Moehle ted Eckey or. And mrs. Paul Anderson or. And mrs. Harry Whaley or. And mrs Arthur Davidson Harold Rixe or. And mrs. Donald Meyer mrs. Ralph Wenger membership a Vernon Fletcher Herb Hult Leonard close Lester Schuerman eating tents a John Brown Bill Bater veneer Mill a Melvin Lugten Sawmill a Gerald Sears ice House a Everett Peterson Medicine Wagon a Herb Butler Lawrence Peterman or. R. W. Welander John Allen John Swartzendruber or. Charles Burton maintenance of grounds and buildings Lyle Shellabarger Harrison Moore fencing a Charles Fricke John Hunzinger Clarence pulse Paul Anderson Stan mouser John Lane participate in Quincy kiwanis club event Lynn Byrnie right As lieutenant governor of the division was the a Home official for the visiting dignitaries and introduced the District governor at the Quincy iii., kiwanis clubs 50th anniversary Observance wednesday evening. Others shown Are from left Marvin Himmel. Chicago area Illinois Eastern Iowa District governor Robert p. Weber Detroit mieh., International president and Kenneth Bigelow president of the Quincy club. I wan in is and to Weir wives from Illinois Eastern Iowa and Missouri numbered 340. Dennis Johnson of Oquawka was Nelmi matted for lieutenant gov Emp in the division for 1970-71. Or. And mrs. James Morrison or. And mrs Lynn Byrnie from the it. Pleasant club attended the anniversary event. Census officials concerned about huge mailing up taking the postal crisis into his own hands. Rep. William h. Ayres a Ohio carried a 40-Pound sack of mail aboard an Airliner in was Hington and brought it to his constituents in Akron. The mail important documents included visa renewal notices which constituents could pick up at his office. A we re looking at it very carefully a a census Bureau official commented but added a we feel like we done to have to make a decision until March 28.�?� talking about the devastating damage the postal carriers vote to continue postal strike bulletin Washington up a president Nixon warned today that if postal workers do not return to work by monday he would take whatever Steps arc necessary to move the mail. No pile up at local p. O. The it. Pleasant Post office is not accepting mail for delivery in a a 0 new York new Jersey and con new York up a the letter Picut be earn of the letter car strike could cause the 1970 census if carriers who three Days ago began riders strike. However would be the strike continues he said a with the postal strike that has spread mailers to those states evidently the exception of a few places All from coast to coast voted by an of Are respecting the request that no would have to be hand delivered by whelming majority today to stay mail be deposited for those areas. Out Iii Defiance of a Back to work there is no appreciable pile up of agreement reached by their Union Maji at the Post office. About Cense mail he was hiking questionnaire a 98 million them or. And mrs. Charles Decker Marjorie Dyall luge be Baxter Gay Stuntzner hand b ills and mailings a Mary Ewart Edith Coe Robert Coghlan catalogue a mrs. Darrell Rodd c. W. Craver g. Ferrell Karl Ellis Dale Richenberger Herb Butler Milo Mathews Kenneth Rhea historical record a Mary Ewart education a or. Walter Fox or. Ole Haugejorde director of elementary education Burlin Tonkay Rogers or. George Lamore Helen Virden Keith Klyn mrs. Xen Earnest or. William love director of area 16 Library Herb Hult Donald Young entertainment a mrs. Harold King Elizabeth Mccormick Marjorie dyad or. And mrs. Virgil d. W. Johnson Robert Young John Brown Vincent Lindeen member from ladies auxiliary pageant a Joe Mauck Jackie Hultquist Kay Young Roberta Mucoid Helen Virden or. George Lamore mrs. Darrell Rodd information a Souvenier Booths Laverne Hult Max Kauffman George Stanley Fred Hult Axel Bergdahl Virgil Hileman Milo Mathews pictures at Wight a Lyle Burroughs Landon Larsh old settler and Thresher a Ray Ernst Milo Mathews fiddlers contest a Harold Larson Nau bid Hamilton checker tournament a Harry Suter Horseshoe pitching Glen Shull Wayne King Church service invocation memorial service a Rev. Dendy Garrett Antiques and machinery Milo Mathews Lester Beck curator a Helen Virden assistant curator a Mary Ewart exhibit and restoration country Kitchen a Elizabeth Coachman Carolee beams mrs. Laverne Hult Lloyd Aidman Clifford Perron Dale Wohrman Albert Brewster Richard Whaley Betty j. Scott Edith Michener Ethel Garretson Mary Wenzler or. And mrs. Fritz warn Sihanouk he is not to return phenom penh up a the vowing the foreign general new running Cambodia ministers meant no change in Cam warned Prince Norodom Sihanouk today against trying to return to Power replaced two Sihanouk aides and vowed to a a confront the Viet Cong problem. Gen. Lon Nola a first Public declaration since taking Over wednesday served As a no nonsense indication he was consolidating his hold on the leadership with a purge of Sihanouk men. 0f chiefs and the Federal government. The Manhattan and Bronx letter., carriers shouted their decision to Nan sir Al broker viewed the the Trike at a mass meet. Strike with guarded optimism Ina walkout Lau. M. Many cases and the Stock exch an j today by postal work. Ges ended two Days of speculation with a definite decision to remain open monday strike or no strike j while Bankers in new York Sain there was no immediate problem they also fought for messenger services couriers and photo facsimile Donaj association of carriers Imti Iticia Junaur. V,.�?z8v Vientiane Laos up am machines the manufacturers of outlined to tote carriers the agree Bodiao a neutralise policies Lon nol a Cali pilots. Quot Ere reported flying which reported business up 30 to mint work Cal out Friday in Wash nevertheless vowed to do every a ppm it missions today in the de 4q per cent thin poss1 Hie a to confront the sit sense of Long Cheng Headquarters France companies said Prem nation created by the infiltration of the laotian tribal army to no sums would be accepted i Rte with no of an estimated 40, to Stop a North vietnamese Offen canc nations and welfare agencies Sive. Said checks would be available in Allied sources who have visited local offices. I the base also said that reinforce Rojle new issues of weekly news from Saigon diplomatic sources ments flown to Long Cheng include papers and news magazines were said cambodian officials have seized a Battery of artillerymen from stockpiled in printing plants or in there was no hold order yet saturday morning for Chicago. I ave specific leads in cause of hotel fire Seattle Wash. Up a the Ozark hotel had been inspected six times since feb. I by fire official worried about a rash of deliberate blazes in the downtown area. The latest Check was at 8 30 p m. Thursday. Six hours later an arsonist sloshed a flammable liquid in the lobby and ignited it. Twenty persons died and 16 others mostly the old Ani say american pilots give Laos support in in Chicago Pittsburgh Cleveland Denver Minneapolis and Boston. President Chis Johnson of the 6. 700-member Branch 36 of the a and actions Coo Viet Cong and North vietnamese troops to Cambodia. In ton Between postal Union leaders and the u s. Secretary of labor. I called for a return to work while a wage increase was negotiated. The boisterous Union members waving signs branding National Union leaders a a rats and approval of the guerrilla presence he replaced Norodom Phu issara As foreign minister with Justice minister Yem Sambar and named retired Gen. Kon Thuch As replacement for cambodians Sosthene Nerenz who was police chief had been censured this if he tried to return week by the cambodian parliament state. Cd 10 million Worth of medical sup Thailand and some thai soldiers Post torices. And Western Union 1 l piles addressed to the Viet Cong saving in the a Black Panther said today it was so jammed it John. Embassy in phenom penh. The 474 division in South Vietnam no longer could guarantee same Day 1 the a add remind him crates were said to be destined for Field reports said North Viet delivery. President Nixon he said a i namese forces pushed within two sen to Ere Arm beg you now to make us an offer. The Vietnam Battlefield. Lon nol warned Sihanouk whose Miles of Long Cheng to a an fired machine gun bullets and Roc National led to his downfall that he would frets into the Village adjoining the Nerenz. Be crushed and condemned for installation. Military sources said i Security chief Sosthene Nerenz. De Crusena Ana Vun Nuu a ,1 Wulc Security Chiel. Secret High treason punishable by death. Eolian troops repulsed the thrust Amanous s secret a chef of and killed nine North vietnamese regulars. Concede thai troops in Laos Confer about Morrell Picot increase in hog production indicated Ottumwa a the executive Washington up a a pre Board of local pm amalgamated dieted upturn in future hog output meat cutters was in session which could ease pork prices for throughout the morning Friday As Consumers later this year was con members of its bargaining commit firmed in an agriculture depart tee reported on discussions in Chi ment report Friday Cago with the Morrell company and the unions International of flyers i pigs born in Cor Belt states last Winter december through february is now estimated Ait 13.5 Mil me tubers of the 26,000-Man mail handlers and clerks Union in new York were voting throughout the Day on whether to join the strike that began wednesday and spread we do have specific leads on this fire Quot tire chief Gordon Vickery said. A your entire fire marshals division plus a Section of the police department is on it. We have about 40 persons assigned to the Vickery said five persons have been brought in for questioning. Too two muffled Shotgun like blast the american piloted planes in White House has conceded for the Washington up a the through new York state and parts roared thresh the lobby of the of new Jersey Connecticut Mas Hie Long Cheng Battle were Ridenti first ume thai Are involved sachurt.tt8 Pennsylvania Ohio the department s crop reporting Board said the number of baby the bargaining Board is composed of six men. They were in Chicago from monday until thursday a lion head up 4 per cent from a night. The announced closing of the Ottumwa Plant was the subject car Cai Iery of company Union discussions larger increases Ware predicted wednesday morning and after for later in the year. The ten state noon. There was no company report said hog producers in the Union meeting thursday. Region intend to produce pigs from the executive Board is compos seven per cent More sows than a lied As propeller driven t28s, a Rel in Laos to a a very limited extent actively slow aircraft highly praised the department first re for missions in support of ground by gig comment Friday on re troops. 1 ports planes reportedly subsidized by the u. S. Government had ferried two battalions of thai ground troops into the laotian combat i area around Long Cheng and Sam i thong. However White House Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler later called the report a grossly a i am not going to comment on the very limited thai involvement in Laos a Ziegler said. A i will leave that to the governments of Thailand and Ziegler refused to discuss the re warning by Nixon Michigan Illinois Wisconsin Minnesota Texas Colorado and California. In Chicago workers refused to Cross letter carriers picket lines in front of the Central Post office Des five Story building about 2 4d am. Friday. Within minutes a five Story column of flames roared up the stairwell to the roof. A it burned like paper a said Thomas Butler 46. Who manages the Larned hotel across the Street. A everyone was hanging out win Pite a plea by the National Assoc a Dows screaming and Yelling. Washington up a president Nixon warned today that if soviet arms shipments to the United Arab Republic changed tile military balance in the Middle East the United states a would take audion to assure Israel s Security. Don of letter carriers that they repress urn their jobs while a settled ment for higher wages and fringe benefits is negotiated. Too Chicago s main Post office is the terse verse a. C. Gordon Mayer or. And a White this groups i year ago in the March May period. We All were Given decision whether a meeting of the in the june August period an 8 ten commandments entire membership is needed at this1 per cent increase in farrowing of without a mention time. I sows is expected. Of amendments. A i heard those boards snapping and crackling. I looked out the window and flames were pouring out of that lobby i mean pouring out. A you could see it hit the first Central distribution Point for the floor and go right up the stairs and nations mail and the walkout there the elevator Shaft. People started will drastically affect mail service jumping out of windows. They to other sections of the country. Were screaming and Yelling on at the general past office in new every floor crowding out the Bath York where the unions Branch 36 room windows. I saw one Man jump from the history three Days ago a Post office second floor out on the pavement. Or. And mrs. Dale White or. And is. Pete Moul or. And mrs. Lester Moul or. And mrs. Harry Whaley mrs. Phyllis Goddard mrs. Lewis blow Elizabeth Philpott or. And mrs. John Hunzinger or. And mrs. Xen Earnest Ruth Mananas inventory tag so Mark Antiques _ Herb Hult Helen Virden Mary Ewart Milo Mathews Lester Beck Leroy Erickson Lyle Shellabarger Ralph Shellabarger car building a Lester Beck Lyle Shellabarger Harrison Moore Kenneth Shellady grounds and buildings a Lyle Shellabarger Ralph Shellabarger Harrison Moore Wilbur Craver clause Jackson Bud Metzger Lester Hixson landscaping a mrs. Lester sch German or. R. W. Poulter services Leo Turley Roy Elkmeier communications a Lyle Conrad Dave Harlan traffic and parking a Derrell Goddard Gate a Everett Sommers seats in tents and grounds a Lawrence Walker Art Norton John Lauer Wood Coal water a Robert Young John Brown guards and signs a Harrison Moore trading posts a Ray Vorhies g. J. Butler Chuck Wendel trucking a John Brown Bill Sater Robert Young lighting a Bill Sater Leo Turley safety Bill Sater Edwin Saxman Milo Mathews sound system a Wilbur Bater Village personal a Leo Turley Roy Eckmeier rest rooms a Leo Turley Village hostess a mrs. Charles Decker antique building a or. And mrs. Milo Mathews or. And mrs. Coy Ner Speas or. And mrs. Raymond Riepe farm machinery building a Ralph Shellabarger Louis Moul Mike Moul Irwin Saarmann Lester Schuerman Corliss engines a Fenton Powell placing antique machinery Ralph Shellabarger Leister Beck Milo Mathews insurance releases a Robert Young Chuck Wendel Gas engines a Charles Wendel placing engines a Stan mouser Pete Bucher Lyle Shellabarger sifting Antiques a Milo Mathews Lester Beck ported involvement of air America 1. Sparked the first postal walkout in a multipurpose asian air operation a _mu1 us Irilee to a by m the Quot a i department spokesman raid Only to he crawled up the sidewalk try of zoo workers due in at 6 a m. Had ing to get away. There was nobody troop mint spokesman sported to work by l . yet no fire trucks no am Carl e. Bartch told reporters he had a simply no comments the new York carriers did not heed their own local leaders who called a vote later in the Day to Dis i cuss the return to work request and percent increase to a pay Range of handlers Drivers and clerks sup s8,500-$ll,700 within five years ported the carriers and honoured the Only Congress can authorize a picket lines for the third Day. Pay increase and postal pay legis the letter carriers demand a pay lotion that includes a 5.4 per cent increase. Starting pay is now $6,176 raise has been snagged for months. Operation of the California after 21 Nixon has hinged the increase on Zephyr s future still in doubt Zephyr beyond March 30 was in doubt saturday. Information it it Ais was received late Friday that reservations could be taken until March 30. A report at Fairfield stated that the train would Ojo rate for the next four months at least but verification of this report had not been received Here. The Union is asking a 39 postal Reform. Pistol keeps him oui of jail reminder of egg Hunt sunday students receiving their graduation certificates As nurses aides Are seated l to r or 5 Warren Johanna Pidgeon Phyllis Anderson Mattie Carpenter and mrs. Lee Emma Ferguson. Standing l to r Are mrs. Vernon Jerri Dean . Mrs. Roy Carline Ingwerson mrs. John Sylvia Hinkle mrs. Carl Frances Schenk mrs. Paul Susan Peterman mrs. Hay Geary ., and e. A. Hayes vice chairman of the Board of trustees at memorial. Eight graduated from nurses aids course graduation ceremonies were con the graduating students Are and 7 Are employed at the mental ducted Friday March 20th at the Henry county memorial Hospital for eight nurses aids who have completed the or scribed course of instruct members of the 3rd class and com health a Fol urged a health club Here Rev a a inc ,. A r Nofia a Desmith and the Man he was a plated 120 hours of credits. The persons inter Des Homes pol tee Aid Linda knit he. O Kennelh class offered by these Iowa co ested in enrolling in the Clas Rhou n a a w9s old an the other objects to his tense Aud Lander 29, were both in critical an easter egg Hunt sponsored by Phi Delta Theta fraternity will be held in Saunders Park on sunday afternoon March 22, at 2 pm. Children Ages 3 to 6 inclusive May take part and will be eligible to tion and cd compete for Prises and to �?1�?o a nursing at Memoria Hospital said Cleveland up a a they Holster Quot he yelled tossing it to Arentt going to come up and drag the foot of the porch. The Holster poor Darray off to jail Ary was covered with blood that flow for 90 minutes Friday night cd from his foot. Many persons from Chicago and Danny do Smith. Be a wounded Rob detectives who tried to Edge up line boarded the Bery suspect stood alone on the to the porch to catch the Young front porch of a West Side Home Man off balance told him to think chatting with reporters and resist of his Mother his wife and his ing pleas by police to give up. Daughter. A do you think your Mother and he would not. He said he had y0ur is month old daughter would want to know what you did a Ger alternative a ked. And in a taking it a Danny said his a do you think my Mother wants pistol drawn. A Little certificate that says poor Desmith one of two Holdup men old Danny a in Mansfield Renorra who police sought in the critical Atory my daughter wont Ever wounding of the son of a store know what happened Here a Danny owner pointed a gun to his head. Answered. A a done to Point the gun at your he abruptly ended the news con Frida night in an indoor Pool at head pleaded police inspector Ference by lifting the gun to i in Chher Patrick verily. A Point it up. Do neck and pulling the trigger. Points along the train Friday listed As the la. T Date of the Complete of the train to Oakland Calif. At it. Pleasant h. F. Mcleran boarded the train to go As far As Glenwood Springs colo., and to return sunday. Girl drowns in health club Pool Des Moines up a a 10-year-old Des Moines girl drowned had enough of jail. A a in be got Only one lege utilized the a on the Job Contact the area College office in. Pirp a a a on at Mhz Bottom of the Pool by a lifeguard Terri column. Certificates training program administered by the no. 20 build to Sorenseni a health studio. They be Iowa the Iowa state employment service. Mrs. Kay Geair Supe. I a a contributors for this event Are dented by e. A. Hayes vice chair graduated from the three classes and mrs. Vet non Dean in. Were Mouth the Mouth resuscitation condition today at Fairview Gen he tossed his cigarette lighter to Erat Hospital. The lifeguard attempted a photographer. A there Here a a Friedlander was shot in the souvenir from poor old Danny a he stomach police said when de but of the memorial ranters drug store Harrisons Man Parade announcer Glenn Hult and Hoaglind dime store. I Board of trustees. Hospital 16 Are currently employed at the the instructors tor the id class of Henry county memorial Hospital graduates. The child was dead on arrival at said. Smith and Thomas m. Ring 19, Broa lawns Hospital. Anybody want a Good shoulder held up the London store for men
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