Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - March 31, 1943, Mount Pleasant, IowaVALII) RATION STAMPS
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(Each stamp, I pound)THE MT PLEASANT NEWS
\ OL. L\XL No. 70WEDNESDAY, MAR. 31, 1913
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
Gardens Will Help Win War
Americans Break Through German Defense Line
County Residents Making Plans For Extra Gardening
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Allied Headquarters in North Africa (INS) A crack uni* of American vet-< rails crashed ti.rough Gorman de-!• 1 i ii the road to Ga bes, as Bri
ll in ii y evidently will bo do- , ^th armv advanced IO miles In (hard ning !mr,u • of Fleld-marsltal Erwin Rom-sufgesti rn mei,
It ' ‘V a Ck rn axing a .savage battle that behn reduce part t ’ne gan a? nom yesterday, 'he Americans,
ai O' the n t on's .n~ under Field command of Lieut. Gen
eral Geol s.’* S Patton, Jr. .smashed up ’•of dif- Or;man opt* -non on a hill 12 miles
p c-'t east of El Gueltar in central Tunisia
Th. ie Nazi pc it on flanked the El ve been Gut a:bes rf»ad and post a serl-
shei" in Victory ir by following the civ heme, if poi si an
mpply. i ga* cli n may make between having th vour family. Residents in the town- h rtcking out riots and are start their gardening as oo cond it ;om o'* ran v. as fir ne M ind fen th most ii unplowed, or if Just now Fat me h raise own re ideals in Tie variety end in the qui reports. They far as possibU farm production schedule, n fleet the
Plenty of fresh vegetable
A little k rd* and Tui-rla’. gardens are wed last I ill dry enough ler plantin who have more cons is gardens than have n
plan af for Uitv I ire be with sc he* i this
hr avie to ne
to f y uh *acle to ti. American forces
soil f*eknc to make a junction along the uny va • co.»st with the army of General but Sir Bernard Law Montgomery, yet B oce eizure of Canes. Montgom-s ■ ‘ • rf lops have taken the towns of
M< touia and Oudref, demolishing •nt- ha - lily constructed Nazi defenses any H urs of bloody fighting preceded i-t hr f- American victory east of El Guet-d ’ar. The United States troops, many of them wearing ribbons that bore wit-so rn of their valiant service in France Im a quarter of a century ago, .neb'd h< :r attack arteria terrific rtilierv offensive.
Another Raid On Kiska
Preparing For Record Production
They’ll Do It Every Time —
She wore out
SIX RECORDS AWD A PAIR OF SHOES,TEACHING HER 60V FREND HOW TO DANCE-
OH,COME ON, AVERY-
xxj can oo rr All
MOU NEED IS CONFIDENCE NOW TRV IT ACAIN ~ OME, TVvO, THRE E -ONE TWO,THREE
Came the Big dance-
SHE SAT ON THE SIDELINES .WHILE HE JIVED AND STRUTTED HIS STUFF WITH ALL THE ■y GOOD-LOOKING DOLLS IN THE PLACE —
ISNT AVERY POSITIVELY MARVELOUS ? I
have the next dance with
All-Time High Predicted l or The State
Farm Slaughterers Getting Permits
Ten in Count) Granted Permits To Date
Boud of chairman, their peru To dale have been pf rm.Ls.sion t< 30 dealers p* persons buyii B lefly Ult who ala ugh ti in 1941. mu-or total live each q*iarter ba. e for 1943, or
■ tnt a ‘ amt) ampbeli u ha vt
linty siauglUefew ana < t<xk have been obu*
Its under the n gram Irom the which Glenn Car They are expected its by April I.
'fu taught <*rer permi*
I s'lel granting the holder to slaughter for .ah-; a I k rrdt> have ber n issued I g and 'Clung livestock. "farm slaughterer”, orc red under 10,000 pound rf port number of lit a weight ski ugii te red it of 1941. which will bt hi slaughtering if he dot s
;i. D. C. (INS)—The 29th
in* nth or. Kl <a wag re-v bv the navy in a cornish said that hmavy and it et I H iii's nom bern blast-ane;-*- runway, camp area
Flying Fortresses Raid Rotterdam
ti. mg Fort re es t arried out a david upping and ship-ar Rotterdam, Holland, lg to a United States communique. a one of the rare allied n t the great Dutch har-r;se C
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attack (i.JI leu I
accord itr un
air forceMt. Union Exceeds Outruns Two Jefferson Over Bond Pledge Quota i Patrol Cars: *op *or *ross
Exceeds Guota In War lurid
Moines. Iowa (INS*—An alleve high in total agriculture produc-on in Iowa this year was the pre-
• .:irn made today by' A J. Loveland, Iowa's USDA war board chairman, en the eve of the 1943 planting season.
Ir veland's report was based on the farm to farm contacts of AAA faim committeemen wih nearly I -ar farmers.
Ti'.e: e is one big question mark on
• he Iowa farm front this year,’' Love land declared. “Weather will play a big pal* in whether or not our vita’, food production reaches present indi canon*. With favorable weather conditions prevailing during the planting and growing season, Iowa farmers are ret to break production records in 1943.
Stored Soybeans ! Going To Processor
120,000 Bushels Shipped; Another Shipment Ordered
County To Aid In Meeting New G
Must Carry Through Stated Intentions
Tha* Hnry i .. *an,.r,r8 are co
lport ting to make the nation’s food upply more abundant is clearly in-licatrd by the report from the var-ous townsh’ps on the crop and livestock intentions for 1943 as given to the township AAA committee workers in interviews.
The farmers are meeting the quota for the county in a splendid response Despite some labor shortages and some difficulties in getting proper farm equipment, they are going to plant mane more acres of corn and soy-' eans and are going to raLe more cattle, hogs and chickens than in 1942, which was also a big year.
Must Carry Through Just now AAA officials and other are interested in having the farmers arry through with their stated intentions. and also are making an effort to hen out inequalities which may
t«r was leveled to
bv German bombing
impel capitulation of the
>r i it v vi ie g re urn lam :p ct her lairds RAP, domini n and allied fighter ne ipported the fortresses, car-,mg oui d.visionary sweeps.
tarting April I, not report the above figure be* will be assi nod a of either the meat from three
one beef, according
animals including pr ands of nit a choice.
Tile farm slaughterer will quired to do the following:
I Get a permit
2. Meat must be- graded.
3. Collect ration points.
4. Identify meat.
5. Comply with quotas.
6 Abide by OPA price regulation-.
The livestock dealer as well as tho slaughterer is expected to keep a re©* ord of the names of buyers tor sellers) number of head, kind of livestock, weight, price per head and per hundred and the total amount.
The folllowlng have obtained slaughter permits: Eft Rekey. Everett Scarff. George G. Wi ght. R C. Wood. New j London Locker plant, Lawrence Well< r.; Pearl Watson, Shellabarger Impi-me:; .' Co., and Schmidt brothers |
Those who have obtained dealers permits: J. E. Leepcr. Sam Lee, Roy Lfe, R. C. Wood. Stanley Mc Be th Lams Nobel, Henry Woerdnmn , Max Long. Wayne Hau-hahn, Claude Lankford. Kenneth McCabe, F A. McCall*’, C. E. Ballard, Ralph Boyd, Will Ii Campbell. Floyd K Smith. J. J. Henderson, Walter Ba yd, M F. Hendricks. I) B. Buckley, Krey Packing Co.. W. A. M Tee, E. W. Dusenberry, J. R. Page, Fred F. Hall, H. D. Wilson. Lewis R.
New Convoy of Jap Destroyers Driven Back
Unit'd Nations Headquarters in Au ;. ii i INS' A new convoy of •Japan* • de 'Toyers attempting to i tach New Guinea has been driven I. >ck the nm th by allied heavy fc mb* i which so red a direct hit on one warship ai d probably :-nk it, re- General Douglas MacArthur announ-. ced today.
I Tin ailed planes drove off the wildly moving convoy in a midnight ; ;; ai; with the aid of flares dropped ’ in v, ter' off the port of Finschhafen.
I not th* ast (>f New Guinea.
Mt. Union has far exceeded its war bond pledge quo a. word received here thn afternoon disclosed. Led by Glen Featheiby. pledge chairman at Mi Union, the town has exceeded it»s pledge quota by 156 percent.
The quota was $12,000. The amount pledged was $18,635.50.
FATHER HAS SON SURRENDER $13,900 FOUND IN JUNK PILE
New York, New York TNSi — The steadfast honesty of J hn Kormn.ski shown through his misfortunes todav after he ordered his 13 year old son. Frink, to surrender to police, $13,900 in cash which the boy found on his way to school.
Despite a recent injury which made it unable for him to pursue his occupation as chef. Ko-minski insisted he would have none of the money which his boy luckily picked up from a junk pile.
As finder of the money, Frank is entitled to every penney of it unless it Is claimed by its rightful owner within six months.
Telephone Service Catches Up With Driver
Successful in outrunning two highway patrolmen, a Washington, la., business man found Henry county 'elephone service too fast for him and as a result met up with the law and was to be arraigned this afternoon before Justice of the Peace James T. Whiting on a reckless driving charge.
Warren Stewart, partner in the Stewart and Crone garage at Washington, was accused by Highway Patrolmen Cummings and Pawers, each drivmg a patrol car, of going 90 miles an hour in a merry chase from Dan-
Quota In Drive
p'-ssibly show up. The township What has happened to the 300.000 (committeemen are meeting to review bushels of soybeans stored in the the war crop goal allotments in pre-Ccmmedify Credit corporation steel ^aration for the sending out of the b ns last fall. a local farmer has asked, j individual quota figures to the coop-Here is the answer. Of the 300.000 craters, bushels, 120,000 bushels have been | A report from 1200 farmers in the shipped out to a processing plant in county on their crop indentions dis-St Louis and an order has been re- closed that they intend to increase
their corn planting by 3,700 acres and
their bean planting by about a thousand acres. They represent about
More reports are being received on the work of the towns and the townships of Henry county in their drive cfived to ship another 120,000 bushels to reach the $8,500 Red Cross war t0 Louis in the near future. Some fund quota -of the soybean meal is being re'urned
Latest report is Jefferson township hfre f0r the use of Henry county• two-thirds of the fanners in the which has gone over the top bv a farmers. 'county. If the other one-third con-
nice margin. County War Fund Chair- shipment Is being made to the tinues on the same percentage basis, man George O Van Allen reported to- southern mills, which otherwise might total corn acreage in Henry county
day. The township contribution-' to- ^ave been idle, rather than construct will be more than 5,000 acres over the
tai $575 which $75 over the goal of a riitional mills in the soybean pro-
1500 Max Ka liftman headed the (lUcinor areas, it was stated here.
drive in Jefferson, did a goad j:b and! ----
had fine cooperation as Ls evidenced __
by the results I Army and .Navy
Other reports previously announced
Three Burlington Youths Rescued
Corn Ceiling Prices Are Reviewed
Duke, Jake lies, O. L. Job, Ralph W. tun Owen and Earl G. Berkshire.
Soviet Troops Forge Ahead
M scow. Rus-ia —'INS*— Soviet troops, forging ahi ad slowly on the c* ntral front towards Smolensk, today (apt lured a German fortified position out ii f Byeli In a bayonet and hand grenade charge.
German assault forces attacked j c . f ntly in the middle reaches of the northern Donets sector on the *ut hem front but were held in check by Red army artillery.
The noon communique of the Soviet i i ’!’, command said the Nazis launch'd erne local attacks on the central hunt bu that the Russians successfully repelled the assault. Elsewhere I nq the front the Soviet forces caribe out active reconnaissance.
Fur tiler successes were reported in the Kuban territory of the West Cau-vii There a Red army unit captor lilied poult after slaying
Some confusion exis s in the county on the ceiling prices of corn. War Board members here have pointed out.
The ceiling price on sales between fanners is 9114 cents a bushel; on sales to elevators. 89 U cents. The top selling price of elevators and of corn stored in steel bins have been placed a? the same figure. 96U cents.
COMPANY TO RECEIVE COVETED ‘E’ AWARD
Ville westward en highway 34. Cum-, showed Hillsboro as doubling Vs quo-mings met Stewart first and turned | ta and Salem as far over the top.
around to follow him Powers saw I--
Cummings turn and also turned just as Stewart sped by. The patrolmen set out like greyhounds after a fast traveling rabbit, bus the would-be prey was too fast for the chasers.
After going through New' London, the patrolmen saw that the car was getting away. They rushed back to New London, telephoned to Sheriff Manning Cline and the latter slipped on his shoes and ran over to the intersection near the courthouse. He arrived in time to take Stewart into custody as he stopped for the stop sign. The patrolmen arrived a short time later.
Joe Simmering .tavern operator at Wa^ihington, was a companion of Stewart The latter provided a $50( bond Tuesday evening and was re-.eased to report today.
Exam For Students Here On Friday
Ruml Tax Plan
Washington. D. C.—The house Tuos-
Davenport, Iowa—< INS)— The Ooh to iff Company of Dave nport will receive the coveted army-navy “E” a-ward for extraordinary war goods production at a ceremony scheduled for 5:00 p.m. today.
Among those participating in lie t program will be Governor Hickenloop-er of Iowa, Brigadier General Norman IF Ramsey, Rock Lsland arsenal com-Imander and Lieut. Commander F. A. Hones of the navy’s pre-flight school at Iowa City, la.
I AIR UNIT CONTINGENT i WILL COME LATER
3 Socialites Are Kidnapped
Later Released By Five Juvenile Hoodlums
Another con’ingent of the army air unit at Iowa Wesleyan, scheduled to arrive today did not come, but will arrive at a later date.
150 et tilt enemy.
The hi >h command acknowledged th t the Germans were striving fiercely to sc or; a break-through in the ta TU " rn Donets region but declared that its defenses held firm.
The mid-night communique told of ray rejected the Ruml plan, 215 to 198, ti * furious tank and infantry assault with Democratic representatives ring- supported by strong artillery barrages ing up their first major victory of the and waves of air craft, f rvrnty-eighth congress. * ----------
The house then sidetracked ail EAST WASHINGTON
pay-as-you-go tax legislation, includ- ctdcct PDOPFDTV QTM Til ing propos a’s for a 20 lier cent with- D I Iv tit I I RUi fill I I
hcLlirg from wages and salaries.
All current tax payment proposals F J. Hurley & Son today report the
wer t hack to the ways and means rate of the property at 505 East Wash-
cemnrttee. whose chairman, Repro- irgtcn street and belonging to Mr.
ablatives Robert L Dough ton (Dem., rid Mrs. Charles Lowe to Mr. C. E.
N C I saw he did not know whether Devol of this city. Mr. Devol gets'elude several vocal selections and paine pay-as-you-go question -ever will possession of this modern heme Mgy iridic numbers by the Iowa Wesleyan
come up again." 1st. col leg! band.
Burlington. Iova —(INS)— Three Burlington youths today were recovering from a “dunking in the icy waters of the Mississippi river yesterday when their sailboat capsized in mid-stream, nearly costing them their ; lives.
The youths, MacArthur Coffin, 19; John Riepe, 20, and Bob Rockenbach,
Prospective .students for the Army Specialized Training Program and the I Navy College Training Program will Beans ’take qualifying examinations in study Corn hall of Mt. Pleasant high school at 9 A. M. on Friday. April 2. L. W Cross, high school principal, announced today.
“Most boys accepted for either the Army Specialized Training Program or Livestock the Navy College Training Program Cattle and Calves v.ill eventually become commissioned Cows and Heifers officers in the Army. Navy, Marine Kept for Milking
1942 acreage, or an increase of around ll percent.
The livestock increases as Indicated in the intentions also are tunning at a favorable figure, with a big gain planned in poultry production.
The figures for 1,209 farms ire;
1943 19*51 Intended Acres Acres
............. 815 749
19, clung to their partially submerged Qr Coast Guard.’’ Mr. Cross said. Sheep
craft for nearly two hours before Army ^ the Nayy will pay an Mins and Pullets
they were hauled from the waters by expemtn at the colleges of students Kept for Laying ..
selected on the basis of the tests on
April 2. Since there will be no fur- Spr’g Sews to Farrow thor tests for some months, all high Fall Sows to Farrow 'Choel students or recent graduates Chickens Raised ...
will have to take the April 2 exami----
nations to qualify for this training Th s is an excellent opportunity for every ambitious boy. especially for those who are likely to be drafted within the next year.”
police who commandeered a sand barge to carry out the rescue.
All three boys were taken to Burlington hospital, suffering from ex- j posure.
Shipping In Corn j From Other Counties
Jan. I 1943 .. 6.578
. . 1.956 , 3,717
. . 42,151 1942 , 1.933 . . 1.228 .69.127
Jan I, 1944 Intentions 7,155
51.480 1943 2,926 2.228 80,785
GAINS 9 PERCENT
To Honor Wesleyanites
The regular Thursday afternoon radio broadcast over Station WSUI at Iowa City at 5:15 p. rn will be a pa* triotlc program honoring Wesleyanites in service. The program will in-
Chicago. Illinois (INS)—Three weal-hy young Lake Forest socialites were kidnapped early today and later re-eased unharmed by five juvenile hoodlums after a wild police chase which extended from the Wisconsin state line on the north to Indiana on the south. Three of the kidnappers were captured
The three victims cf the abduction, one an 18 year old girl, were the heirs to the Armour, Clow and Priebe fortunes. They were Stanton Armour 18. Kent Clow, Jr.. 18. and Helen Joy Priebe. who recently inherited the major part of an $800,000 estate.
Young Armour is the son of Lieut. Commander Lester Armour, scion ct the meat packing family while the Kent youth Is the son of the vicepresident of the James B. Clow and sons, plumbing supply firm.
Whether the five “dead end kids’ who staged the wild thriller were bent on abducting the F*riebe heiress in a ransom plot was being investigated by detective* who questioned the capta
in order to take care of some of the
corn demand of local feeders, elevut- p arms and I «w"
ors of the county are new shaping in a * C! IJ
25,000 bushels of corn from other Iowa' | TOpCrtlPS oOlCl
counties which have a surplus, for re
There are 30,000 bushels of corn in steel bins iii the county. Sale of the stored com is not permitted at present.
Drerls recorded at the courthouse Tuesday* ani today included:
John Fitzpatrick and wife to Lester Wickham and wife, 240 acres in section 31 cf Wayne township. Consideration is given as $25,652.
Arthur Jordan and wife to Emeline
In U. S. Naval Reserve D' l7e" Aspeuneiw, Winfield properly.
Consideration was $400
Mabel Waller to Ross E. Waters ani wifp, Hew LondQn property.
O T and Vera Wilson *o Lrnn A Hoed. Mi Pleasant property I oca tea
Des Moines, Iowa—(INS> -The nt-tion’s butter production gained 9% in the week ending March 2>th, as ;v cumulat'd cream held up by snow blocked roads moved into the churns, the United States deportment of agriculture leported today.
Iowa's production was unchanged. Minnesota showed a 25 gain
Check Made At AAA
Office During March
Gilbert Lenning Enlists
Gilbert A. Lenning, son of Mr, and Mrs. Chris Lenning. 1010 East Monroe, Monday enlisted with the Naval Aviation Cadet Selection Beard of St
> I. in nt F,a*t Monroe and Brazelton streets
Louis for training under Its new 17- & a i m
year-old procurement program. I c Van Bn, rn. administrator o h.....
Lenning is a senior in the Mount na***™ « «**• lot ‘“/ ' n' -d im
second addition, Mt. Pleasant, to J R
A check of the visitations and inquiries at the AAA office here during March disclosed the following intel nntion:
Office visitors (farmers), 1286; of-fi e visit'-*' mon farmers*. 217; telephone cads received, 378; letters of ii diary received. 37; individual letters ma led. 520; mimeograph letteis mail-
Pleasant. high school and will graduate this spring.
Enlisted as apprentice earn©!* <Y*5> in the United States Naval R“serve each 17-year-old man must complete his high school work and graduate (it he has not already graduated), and await his 18th birthday before he b
3 CARS OF PHOSPHATE RECEIVED IN COUNTY
eligible for transfer to aviation cadet ed trio after their stolen car was cor- ’ <V-5) for the beginning of irs active
nereri in the loop.
duty naval avaiation tea nim*.
Ford. Consideration $125.
Anna M. Wagner and husband lo Harry A. Thomson. 40 acres in section 29 cf Tippecanoe township
--- g-nce> first cy the year, five
Final Address car.- of ph sphatc have been re* * ived
Dr H. D. Bollinger, National head h r distribution to farmers of the of the Wesley foundation, gave his ft- county. Dem md was heavy and the nal address at 11:00 o’clock this morn- ; hcspaate was unloaded directly from inc. at the iowa Wesleyan chapel horn he errs by those who bought it.