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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - May 17, 1958, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it. Pleasant news partly Cloudy Quot a Wei Quot these Days by George e. Sokolsky the Plant grows old those who Are surprised at soviet Russia s Advance in heavy Industry Overlook the fact that they have an entirely new Plant. They can take advantage of every improvement made anywhere in the world our Plant in the heavy industries particularly in steel is comparatively old. Which could mean about 20 years old this is not a problem of managerial com lie tence it is one of taxation and the unwillingness of the government to recognize that a Plant erected in 1939 ran Only be replaced in 1958 at about two and one half times its original Cost or More no matter How High the earn prs of an Industry May be it can to it Short of Money for replacements id modernization unless tile tax Laws and the methods of collecting taxes recognize that the purpose of a depreciation Reserve is to modernize Plant and equipment so that the operation is always efficient and competitive. A to it o father William t. Hogan professor of economics at Fordham University who has made a special study of this subject makes the let Point that while the purchasing Power of die Dollar in 1956 was jest half of its 1939 value fit has fallen lower since the construction Dollar has fallen to less than 40 per cent of its 1939 value thus it takes two and one half dollars today to build what one Dollar would build in 1939 and 1940 this represents a serious problem in the replacement of worn out facilities for generally speaking the equipment installed in 1939 at the Cost of i million dollars could not be replaced today for less than 2�?T. Million dollars yet the depreciation funds set aside for this replacement amount Only to the original cast or i million dollars thus an additional million and a half is necessary if equipment is to be replaced and operations this is not Only impractical from tire standpoint of the individual companies it is impractical Iron the standpoint of National interest. It is responsible for out pricing Many american commodities even in Home markets. While there Are some who believe that the Day is not. Distant when steel will be replaced by lighter metals that Day is not yet and what applies to steel in this matter applies universally to everything. It applies to All plants and equipment that have to be written off in a period of 20 or 30 years. This situation was somewhat modified by the second Revenue act of 1940 which permitted a five Vear write off for War plants. Many j vol. 80, no. 117 it. Pleasant Iowa. Saturday Kyd Macj. M u 17, 105 by Carrier so per week by Man 17-so per year . Planes rushed to Europe Oulu minis j ii n cd Ion j u n for killed after school uan quit a Tongue a buy the a we have to write the Obj lives at the Prest Law As of the worst Dent. Hut they wont imaginable Erson May oily the Langu Hgo in some Day become arc administration to 11 i a tary of detente Quot say not a rep. A it it Ltd Arend re up. Paul Kildany do it. Illinois. A rends is Texas. Others Are the Repi Ollean party s thinking about Bill in House whip terms of posterity too. Much of tile big argument centers on what a could be done under the proposal and what a a would Quot he done by defense Secretary Neil me Elroy. Ile has said the Bill might have to be changed. Charles i of Lodge. Industrialist who headed tin advisory Annuli tee on Pentagon reorganization says. Quot we re in language Ile says the Hill indicates More Power Titan is being asked. Columbus Junction it in it a 17 i veal old Columbus june in boy ferry Idle was killed today and three other persons Murd in a i head on collision on by he in 9 about two Miles West of Columbus Junction hospitalized it Washin Don were e Nee Wilson and Don bes lib Riel both juniors like id in Al co bimbos Junction High a Bool my the Rev Lawrence narc t of Al returning from but Washington the Columbus senior banquet at army c Hief of staff Gen. Maxwell Taylor objects to provisions barring chiefs and civilian secretaries from appealing decisions to Congress. Adm. Arleigh Burke chief of naval operations says language might he stretched to enable a defense Secretary to abolish naval aviation. Marine commandant Gen. Randolph Pate says the Bill s language might be stretched to enable a defense Secretary to abolish Marine amphibious operations. Pentagon pros and cons Here Are some of the important voices which have been heard and Are being heard on the presidents Bill to reorganize the Pentagon. What bothers Congress Moat perhaps is the idea of giving the defense Secretary Power to allocate funds from t Lump appropriation. The House armed services committee spent three weks in hearings and now legislation air Force chief of staff Gen Thomas d. White is the Only service chief unqualified Day for the Hill As it stands even to the much discussed language. Wessling testifies on own behalf of Moville. I ins old Des Moines youth wounding a police Oft Cei Wick the boys were Midnight show after attending Junction Junior the High St Bool eni Hor the Rev Garrett a done by his eat ii the tune Moth autos burned following the i Oll Taion i lie two boys suffered Shock but the minister apparently was not Lim i seriously rank robbery Al Nauvoo league backs ten objectives for mental health a i he i 1 i tic of women voters ended its state convention Friday afternoon Oft the Iowa Wesleyan heavy troop carriers in movement a 17 pc. I caused Din inn of i to b Odin had c saturday to Nim wit to Between $5 Joo in his Iii on to he is being drafted. International too in midis Public school class of �?T58 Art exhibit deeds recorded for properties an even he it. Pleasant High school seniors Are listed to receive diploma it commencement exercises on thursday evening May 29. Provided they Complete their work members of the class will present the program which will Center on school Progress in it pleasant those taking part will be Janet Hayes Robert Melvern a Edward Means kit Myers Basil Huston Marilyn Clark and Vicki Lawrence music groups appearing on the pro May 19 and 20 of these plants were for special Gram w lj1 be a clarinet Trio and the purposes anyhow and had to be mixed chorus reconverted As soon As the War was i at the baccalaureate service on Over. As regards equipment some sunday evening. May 25. The Rev. Machine tools Are useful Only for resell Jay. Pastor of the Federated will give the Sermon. Of the graduating class particular tasks under our Laws l Church the annual Public school Art exhibit will be held in the High school gymnasium May 19 and 20. The exhibit will be open on monday from 9 00 . To 9 00 pin and on tuesday from 9 of a in to 3 00 projects of a variety of techniques and Media Are exhibited on paper they have experimented with Crayon water color Chalk i Ink tempera Casein charcoal yarn and spatter painting sculpture is shown in wire. Soap card Board paper and modelling Clay. The Public is invited to walk i through this wonderful world of i children a imaginations tile following recorded at the deeds have courthouse been Valjean a Ralston quit in Winfield to Wilbur k West Henry a list to m Ralston to Edith m claim deed property j Alma Schue Raan Gebbie property on j Street. Edward o i Blaine Palm property feb 36 gunfight testified of n behalf yesterday that in unable to recall the too Lnu Oary Lee Wessling. On Ina District court at Des Moines charges of assault with intent commit murder test died that was under the influence of Der and Beer at the time of the con tight about a Block from police to a defense witness or j Katie a noway head of the Drake in to i a varsity pharmacology department fold the Lury that the drug which a it isling said or used coupled with Beer tends to produce forgetfulness a cab Duvet was slain in the gun Battle but Art autopsy showed he was felled by Pellet from a shot gun Only police used such a weapon in the fight and the cabbie glut j of Keefe apparently we a Cit Light in the crossfire was called to the stand Aller District judge Carroll Switzer denied defense motions tor a directed verdict of acquittal and for a mistrial Nauvoo 111 up a Bank it and escaped and $6,000 author1 est Western minot.1 and nut i or i St c i ii Iowa Weir a1�?T i id hid cd searching in the non Man a and the Cai it guard on tin i. The a Oppl search have been pm d info Register new motor vehicles the billowing be orc and firm a int a registered new motor Vehec ii at the treasure s office in the courthouse where no town is listed Poison of Hun la from i pleasant Harry h a Cugnini new London. Cd lev i old kit Iii \ n ii it Yter Wayland. Chevrolet Shat i motors. Buick Norman 8. Benn la until William John Rowe. Chevrolet Ltd a Waters Danville in a1, a Ord Elm Citee m Cummin. Winfield Chevrolet Flenoi Pontiac co Cadillac. Ray h of Onida n dam. Mute i Chevrolet my latties p Pickle new London. Poi d grows increasingly difficult to maintain a modern efficient Plant capable of competitive performance with the newest and Best plants in the world members Are in Section 13 of Trenton township Winfield elevator Supply co to Farmers Coop co., quit claim deed. Property in Winfield Ruby Penl and and husband Lyle 8 Mills it a1, Harold c Mills and Wile Keith j. Mills and Wile end Guy c Miller and wife to Nellie m Mills five quit claim deeds property in sections 17 and in of Jackson township Pflimlin cracks Down father Hogan stated the Case of the steel Industry clearly and succinctly in a statement i Tore the House ways and Means committee on january 15, 1958 much of the equipment to the steel Industry is Large expensive and Long lived consequently the Industry has been particularly hard hit by the Post War inflation and the Lack of adequate depreciation funds for the replacement of Plant. The average life of steel Mill equipment is 20 to 25 years. Thus at the present time the Industry finds it necessary to replace assets acquired in the Middle and Early 1930�?Ts. The original investment in this equipment and consequently the depreciation accrual amounts to less than one half their present placement Cost. The problem is further aggravated by the sheer size of investment required to produce Iron and steel. At present the Industry has 13 billion dollars Worth of fixed assets in operation and a substantial portion of these must be replaced every too a real solution has been offered for this problem which does not include further inflationary Active Richard Allee Madeline Marie Anderson Marilyn Ruth Anderson. Lula May Ashy Karen sue Biggs Doyle Leroy Bonser James App Bonser Jerry Dean Bonser Shirley Jean Bonser Gary Dean Branch. Durk Fay Buffington. Larry pea be Calhoun. Arlene Hay Campbell. Dean Allen Campbell Georgia Ann Cash Patty Clin Stiver Ronald Edwin Christner Marilyn sue Clark. Lynn j. Cochran Melle Genf Conrad. Janette Kay Crile j for the u. 8 Roberta Joy Davis John William International Fenton. Jr., Charlotte Elaine fold John Arthur French Mary at n Gerleman Dennis c Gill Eleanor e. Gla Zuvan Gwendolyn Gooding Martha Joy Guinn Janet Elizabeth Hayes. Anita Andersen Hill. M try Renee Henissee. Gerald be Verne Heisel. Henry o holler. Basil Ernest Huston. Marie Caroli a a i Lyn Jackson. Sharon Jean Jarvis Karin Kay Johnson Joyce Ann Marie Kelley Linda Kay King. Jot by Raymond Krieger Edward h Lanferman Vicki Ann Lawrence James Edwin lopper Lois Jean Marlay. Janice Ai Leon Martin. Richard Cornelius Meade George Edward Means. Or. Judith Kathleen my i by. Marilyn Maxine Messer. Ramona Ruth Moorhead. Lila Suzanne Myers Jaryl g. Mccurley. Robert Harold Mcleran Dean a Pike Zelda radioactive Barrier Likely surmountable Iowa City la ins a University of Iowa physicist who announced that this country satellites found a previously unsuspected band of radioactivity in outer space said today that it is not Likely to be an Quot insurmountable a prof. James Van Allen chairman of the instrument committee participation in the geophysical year made his announcement yesterday in connection with the confirmed report that one of the two radio voices of explorer Iii has stopped transmitting. Anna Hunting Hunting and wife finns nine and township Ronnie to Robert m property in Sec-16 of Jackson and Violet Davis to t Ann Jones and husband property Iii Winfield j. It Kirk to Velma Kirk property in Section four of Center township Steve Kruse and wife to Leroy Kruse and wife property in Section 31 of Jackson township Walter l Bryant. It a1, to state of Iowa. Property in sections 28 and 33 of Marion township. Local students have parts in plays ties what built these and All a Gerald my Ike. Zelda Eileen Olson Merican industries was the Rete Elsa Maria Annikki Parviainen Tion of earnings. Simply stated this Means that a Man or a corporation retained earnings to improve the business. That is impossible today because of taxes. It was never intended that taxes should be used to make our plants old and inefficient so that they ceased to be competitive with newer and better plants often built abroad because of american economic or military Aid. Elsie p Schroeder Pennock. Carol Ann Peterman Diane Elaine Peterson Patricia Kayo Peterson Ken j Neth Wayne Phillips Ann Laurene Piatt Dallas of tavern Piper Donald d. Price John William Ridinger Ronald Eugene Riley. Mikel Elizabeth Ritchie. Lynda Lee Robertson. Patricia Ann Robinson. John Brewster Rockwell. Or. Helen Leora Rowe Rex l. Sadler i i Gerald s. Sammons Ellen Florence Botte Cowen daughter of or and mrs. J. H. Cowen is a Mere Ber of the cast for English comedy Quot school for scandal Quot to presented by the theatre of Iowa state College seven night at Hie end of Tho month. Alien Dean Snyder a graduate student at Tho University of Iowa has a leading part in Tho elizabethan Faroe Quot the alchemist which opened a seven night run at Tho University of Iowa theatre thursday evening. Russell a Landes and wife to James Royer and Wile. Property on North Lincoln Street Dorothy Thomas it a1, to Ruth b Harden property in Brentwood Heights c m Lauer and wife to Albert Larson property on Marion and Henry streets. David Burky it a1, to Lalmer f Monson property in Trenton. Clifford Walker and wife to Robert l. Hanson and wife. Property in new i in do Marvin j Doede and wife to Johnnie j Hill and wife property on North White Street Iva Matt Green Holland which will i Raj to Edward i. Capps and Laboratory j wife property on College Avenue James e Myers and wife to Wayne Kinney and husband property on East Green Street Wayne Kinney and wife to Richard o and Stanley c. Maigren propert on East Green Street Paris Gnu Premier Pierre Pflimlin placed France in a neat state of martial Law today to quell a threatened rebellion and ave the fourth Republic from dictatorship or anarchy. But there was no indication that tile extreme right its crying for a return to Power of Oen diaries de Gaulle Luid yielded ground either of Home or in Algol to second Power Mower stolen Cecil Nichols 407 e Clay St has reported to police that a Power Lawn Mower was stolen from his garage sometime during the week. A Power Mower was also stolen from the Crane Rohde residence Rio first of the week claim no endorsement of Ainsworth Man Des Moines Pinr the democratic state Central committee today has disclaimed any evidence of endorsement of the candidacy of Corbin Crawford of Ainsworth for the party a nomination lot lieutenant governor in mayor s court Everett klans it pleasant Rural has posted a $15 Bond in mayor Wade me bet bus court on an intoxication charge filed by City Mil i e Friday night will speak a inc the Rev Robert dodder of Wilton Junction will be the Chapel speaker at Iowa Wesleyan tuesday morning Al to 45 am Fred Woodard Kansas City to. Freshman will insist in the service of worship the Public is invitee College Cati pus with a Strong stand behind the citizens committee for mental health die league voted support of til ten objectives of the citizens . Beginning with establishment of a deportment of mental health and making definite recommend ions tor reorganize lion of the present method of pm lug for mentally ill the league also reported Tench in the culmination of the reapportionment study rite organization is i i planning lot league it women i voter state officers to testify be i fore the governors committee on i reapportionment i Waite e bet a Orth Waterloo was elected second vie a a i president my mrs Allied dim j Mirk. Davenport Vins elected Lien a a Aires new members of the Hoard old a it tors Are mrs f h Bitont j i Gren Oskaloosa mis Robert s Jaggs re Oelwein and mrs f n bigot Des Moines elected to the nominating committee were mrs Blaunt Beek Codal rapids and i mrs rid Hoffman Marshalltown j a tiler officers hold Over mrs i George Norris Grinnell to Prest i i Dent memorial involutions honoured two prominent members who died during the past veal they were mrs Nell it a Burlington past state president. And miss Anna la Wilder Dubuque founding member of the state league another Resolution expressed sympathy to mrs Pink lne Ai Lantie whose husband died a week ago mrs Finkbone was to have lived As parliamentarian. Her place was taken by mrs John Pryor Burlington citizens of i pleasant and the of pleasant chapter of the league were thanked for hospitality dining the two Day convention John Siefkin new London Dies new London John Lefken to died Friday at 6 45 . At lits Home in new London i Lefken was the son of Margaret Stromer Siefken Aud Ranke sit Ken lie was born Iii Germany March la 1867 and came to the United states at the age of 19 with his parents residing in Nebraska for three years he was married to Helene Christine Lefken december 13, 1889 at Franklin Mills Iowa following their marriage they resided on a farm near Danville from which he retired 45 years ago coming to new London to make his Home or Siefken was a member of the first i Willington Gas a the a t i announced tit Dav that in in disclosed dumber of heavy to curvier Ai plane Are being or i to Kiron As Nart of an incr a it Quot readiness exercise announcement of the moment it of the planes was made after an armed forces Day show a1 d a id son a Force Bac Greenville. S c. cancelled lit a Force said that the c 124 heavy troop Carrier aircraft based at Donaldson Are involved in the movement to Europe and Ore destined for Rhine main air base Frnnk Foi t Lermeny a lire planes Are part of the hid troop Carrier Wing based at Don a1 Ilion. The air Force said that up it arrival in Europe they will under the command of an Gen Frank f of Everest t heir come Fence there several week surgery for came t or. Ralph West i Al i of Boone Dies i Boone or Ralph p. Weat Falt. 70, Osteopath Here for 30 years Prim to retirement Early this Yea. Do i Friday in Des Moines general hopi Tai Ile had be Eft and underwent i on May 6 bom in Illinois he was the son. A Athel and brother of Osteopath i physicians his family moved to m 1 plea ant when he was a boy an i he was a graduate of Iowa Wesley an College there and of Kirksville to College of osteopathy. Or West Falls father or e k Westfall now deceased helped of gaol be the Iowa society of osteopathic physician and surgeons and Ralph Westfall served for Many years As chairman of its state legislative committee surviving Are his wife the Farmer Elizabeth Lauer a son or. R w Westfall who was associated with him in ills practice a daughter in new Yolk. N y., two grandchildren a brother or. K a. Westfall of Findlay Ohio and two sister min Warren Hall of of pie a int and mrs Carleton Starchief of Waterloo. Army launches ballistic missile ape canaveral. Fla ins the army successfully launched a 200-mile ret Stone ballistic mis de last night from the Cape canaveral latest Center. The defense department said it was the first time that the red Stone had been fired by . Military personnel the launching wins conducted by the army a 40th Field presbyterian Church artillery missile group. and auxiliary win 2nd i Mace state honors in new London. J surviving Are two daughters. Miss j Ca students Ida m Lefken of new London and mrs Esther Moore of of pleasant one daughter mrs Rase i la Allen and his wife mrs Siefken preceded him in death j the instrument display held May Kai and 15th in the to. To High school were a Success according to e e Melby director of cover Kar-1 san mental music. Robert Everetts Miller and of Everett music co. In washing Register Here for musical instruction night if. Also leaves three grandchildren Ruth Luth Hazel Miller and Wayne Moore also three great 1 i and children i in Luth and Delores copyright 1958 Syndicate. Inc King features Savage. Mary Alice Savage Larry Lee Schenk. Erwin John Schroeder Linda la Shaw Doris Mae Sheila Barger Arnold Sperfslage. Ruth Idele Stafford Robert Stearns. Sherry sue Stull Sharon Lee Swan Patricia Ann Taylor Stanley j. Taylor Vivian Arlene Tindill David Dorse n Trueblood Karl August Vermace Jerry i be Vicker Curtis l. Virden Mary Ellen Watters Karen Kay Welcher. Elmer Eugene Wells. Larry Robert White. Wendell Thomas , Larry Wright and Carol Elaine Yaley. Minor Chanco in bus schedule minor changes in the time sche i dido of busses through Here will by i come effective monday the East hound morning bus will be due at 10 31, which is 15 minutes earlier than at present. Tile westbound afternoon bus will be due at 3 05, five minutes later than at present and the westbound evening bus at 7 40. Five minutes earlier than at present. Henry county veterans of pot eign wars to i no 2561 and its latties auxiliary have won the 2nd place Honor in Iowa for their out standing Community service work during the past year according to information received Here Friday evening by Post commander Don meth and auxiliary president mrs William Hayward both groups will reef Ive plaques from National Headquarters at the department Encampment in Waterloo in june and presentation will he made by department commander Harold my Alpine last year the local Post and auxiliary won first place in the state of Iowa for their Community service work and it is rare indeed for the organizations to receive such High honors for two cons ecu five years. For such an accomplishment they can be justly proud. The Community service Awald is one of the highest Given by the National organization As it represents a Well rounded program in ail phages of tin vow and auxiliary work Community service is in i what if implies service to the Community what the groups ire doing unselfishly for others is Ine americanism in action and help., make the. Community a be fur place it which to live Competition is very keen among a tie 210 of a fists throughout the state old no auxiliaries membership in Fin Quot of the Large cities is nearly twice As Large in the Post and Aux Ary As in the local groups. Ups Moines Airport Post 6852 and is auxiliary placed find w Ash Teton placed 4th. Burlington 5th. And Muscatine 6th. It was unusual i that four of the to six place win a Ricks were from first District in i Southeast Iowa Ned Wike was reporting officer for the Post and june Mckenzie. J Community service chairman for he auxiliary considerable time was required by both in compiling the lengthy report. For Tho year which closed March 31. 1958, Virgil Morris served As Post com a i Ider and mrs. Mattie Ross auxiliary president. Grandchild. Ricky Brothers and one one great great cover also four sister services for or Siefken will be hold monday at 2 30 at the presbyterian Church in new Lon-1 Don the Rev e. D by id will of eat will be in Burge Tom Weir. Terry Ross. Charlotte Smith Gary Lema ter Ronald elliott1 Turner. John Hueman John Gray ton and his assistants demonstrated die various instruments and helped the students try the differ it instruments on display the 54 students registered Are As follows cornets Barbara Lofgren Weyburn Wasson Thomas Malcom finale interim cemetery. Friends May Allaf the Chapel from 2 to 30 pm and from 7 to 9 p in Mother Dies mrs he id a Mensen passed away at the St. Francis Hospital in Burlington Friday at 3 30 pm. She 1 was tile Tother of Richard mein sen of this City. Funeral services will be held at or tight a funeral Home monday at 2 30 . Marriage License issued a marriage License has been issued at the clerk s office in the courthouse to Leonard Dee Miles 25, Bayard and Mary Lee Rice 19, it pleasant. Sunday i Onria Cain Carol met tec. Frank i Davey Mary Mccabe Trunow Phillip storks. Clarinets Judy j Scarff Jean Mccoid. Marlene mar a Fin Laverne Johnson. Mary Walker Linda Metcalf. Virginia m tee. Marty Woepking Sharon min. I love. Lana Jean Gray. Dick Nichols Elton Housel Mary Lampe Jerry to Long. Flutes Diane Long Don a a Johnson. Baritones Van Carter David Allender. Trombones Don Wiley Ross Kurland Dan sheets Billy Kyle Jack Cowen. Darto Cornie Darrel Peterson. Alto saxophones Nadine Kyle Dean Long. Dianna Allen Evelyn Comora Charlotte Myers. Mellophone Dennis Deal. Joyce Byers. Drums Jill Hollingsworth. Larry Pickard Debbie Jones. Bruce Ross and Manzelle Ford. I
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