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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - May 18, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
It pleasant news partly Cloudy vol. 92, no. 117 it. Pleasant Iowa monday evening May 18, 1970 Price to cents these Days by John Chamberlain at Wesleyan commencement ecology As the a Rich Many a bag in Carolina Beaufort s. A the Badisch aniline and soda Fabrik company of West Germany base which bought a deserted Harbor site on the Colleton River after the state had offered it unsuccessfully to fifty u. Companies insists that if and when it builds it will cause no damaging pollution to the Carolina Low country around Beaufort. Its proposition is to use jellied naphtha As a base for its chemicals. Jellied naphtha would not threaten any Marine spillage. As for the possibility of putting damaging effluents into the tidal Bays and Rivers base says it will treat and a a recycled its wastes. The Rich men who have built up the Beautiful retirement and recreation area on the sea Island of Hilton head Are in effect saying that they doubt the chemical company sword that it will create a pollution free Industry. They done to want to take chances with $60,000 estates. Since the quarrel is Over future behaviour it is not for a wayward journalist to be dogmatic about his own conclusions. One can Only present the Points of View and then make a reasonable guess about the probabilities. For what it is Worth however the voice of democracy in Beaufort county is heavily in favor of building the base Plant. The Small businessmen of Beaufort led by a dynamic new mayor Henry c. Chambers desperately want the new Industry they easily rounded up ten thousand signatures to this effect. The local chapters of the National association for the advancement of coloured people a act Are also pulling for base in the strongest terms. Arrayed against the businessmen and the a act Are the Hilton head developers the Audubon society and the Sierra club. So what we have in the Carolina Low country is a Battle Between wealthy retired citizens Allied with nature lovers and the local Middle class Allied with the Blacks. The Blacks Are really passionate about it they Are literally conducting a love affair with the German chemical company. I had a Llong talk with William Grant local coordinator for the a act. Grant was born in Beaufort county one of Nineteen children by the same Mother. To him pollution is what they have in Beau fort county already with Para Sites and deficiency diseases wracking the negro Community. Grant joined the army As a Young Man and was wounded in the stomach in Korea later he worked in Boston. Then responding to pleas from his old Community he returned Home to work As an insurance Salesman and head up the a acpt a fight to bring Industry a and Good jobs a to the area. Good jobs would in turn bring a technical school and a tax a of that would support better primary education. Six distinguished americans to receive honorary degrees six distinguished americans will receive honorary degrees at Iowa Wesleyan College during the colleges 115th commencement june i according to or. Louis a. Haselmayer Wesleyan president. Three speakers for inc commencement weekend activities will be among those honoured. Paul w. Mccracken chief economic adviser to president Nixon and the commencement speaker will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree Iowa governor Robert Ray May 31 baccalaureate speaker doctor of Laws and Theodore Koop vice president of lbs and the May 30 alumni banquet speaker doctor of humane letters. The College will Confer honorary doctor of science degrees on . Irene Kerr Cheyenne wyo., president of the supreme chapter of the . Sisterhood and or. Melvin m. Payne Washington d. C., president of the National geographic society. Mrs. Kerr a pharmacist Heads the 166,000-member, International sisterhood which was founded at Iowa Wesleyan in 1869 by seven inc coeds. The founders room is preserved in the colleges old main building. Or. Payne lifelong executive of the National geographic society and Pioneer observer of stratosphere balloon flights and solar eclipses will be added to a list of distinguish id in space exploration who have accepted honorary degrees from Wesleyan since 1951. The list includes or. Wernher von Braun or. Hermann Oberth and or. James Van Allen. Or. Van Allen head of the department of physics at the u. Of Iowa and discoverer of the Van Allen radiation belts is a 1935 graduate of Wesleyan. M. Ellsworth Walker Des Moines treasurer of the Iowa conference United methodist Church and executive Secretary of the churches permanent fund will receive an honorary doctor of divinity degree. A native of new Jersey or. Walker was a minister in Farmington Iowa. Before his appointment to the Church s treasurer executive Secretary Post in 1966. Michael Nichols is fourth at International science fair Michael Nichols 17, son of mr., the award Given by the Oceano and . Gilbert Nichols of 303 South Walnut received the fourth place award in the Earth science division at the International science fair in Baltimore Maryland. There were a total of 402 entrants in All divisions representing 224 state regional and International clubs in the Competition held tuesday May 12th through Friday May 15th. In addition to fourth place in his division and the Cash prize Mike senior at it. Pleasant High school received a certificate of Merit from the american association of Petroleum geologist and honorable mention and alternate Winner of Graphy Section of the . Navy. Mikes entry a the correlation Between River volume and Channel shaping earned him first place in the Hawkeye science fair in Des Moines last month and the right to the International Competition in Baltimore. His Des Moines Victory also brought him a $400 scholarship at the University of his Choice plus several other awards and certificates. Israeli planes bomb positions in Jordan by up Waves of israeli planes bombed Arab guerrilla jordanian and iraqi artillery positions in Jordan for three and a half hours today in an Effort to silence guns which have shelled israeli Frontier settlements. Fighting also blazed up a gain along the Suez canal. After hitting Jordan israeli planes returned to the Suez canal and hit Egypt a frontline for an hour a Tel Aviv spokesman said. He said All planes returned safely from both sets of strikes. An israeli spokesman in Tel Aviv said egyptian planes tried to strike israeli positions along the canal but were driven off by intense antiaircraft fire. He said one plane was hit but it was not known if it crashed. There had been heavy fighting All weekend along the canal with Israel trying to Knock out egyptian missile Sites and antiaircraft installations and each Side issued rival claims. Israel said it had blunted the egyptians Suez offensive and Cairo proclaimed the monthlong drive a Success. Both sides reported heavy artillery exchanges All along the 102-mile waterway sunday the israelis saying their gunners destroyed an egyptian fuel dump Cairo saying its men knocked out an israeli tank half track and two bulldozers. Israel kept up its Dally Aerial bombardment of Egypt a canal front with 95 minutes of strikes All along the line. Allies inside press on Cambodia Saigon up Allied troops m wrist soldiers were said to have began a 24-hour truce in Vietnam penetrated the town of Tram Khar for Buddhas birthday today bul 30 Miles South of phenom penh in pressed on inside Cambodia with heavy fighting. A new 10,000-Man South Vietnam this was just North of where a mesh thrust that claimed 234 Oner column of 300 South vietnamese re Las killed and three towns saved tanks. 10,000 government soldiers from the Viet Cong. And an estimated 200 american and i Era crossed the Border sunday in the 12th pen traction into Cambodia since president Nixon a offensive began 18 Days ago. The drive the southernmost in Jakarta a spokesman for South vietnamese foreign minister Tran Van Lam said today South vietnamese troops have on occasion crossed the Border into Laos in Pursuit of fleeing com my thrust yet met heavy resistance in Hist units. The statement was an its two pronged Mission a one elaboration of lamps sunday night prong chiming Westward along statement that South vietnamese cambodians Gulf of Thailand coast units for years had made shallow second heading North on High Penet rat ions of Laos under the Way pm toward phenom penh. Caught with documents As her Sampan Bottom is searched at my Tho South Vietnam a Viet Cong suspect is questioned on the Dock. She and her Mother were caught with documents detailing planned attacks in the my Tho area to commemorate late to Chi minho a birthday May 19. Rules of hot Pursuit. The Spok a Man said today this was limited to one or two Miles and that the to Chi mirth Trail was not attacked communist troops ignoring the allies truce attacked a government outpost in the a Shau Valley Region of South Vietnam this afternoon but were reported beaten Back with nine dead. South vietnamese losses were not Given. . Military spokesmen said try Vietnam cease fire would not affect the estimated 50.000 Allied troops in Cambodia where com spearhead. We i eld of ports said the spearhead going North killed 234 Viet Cong and North vietnamese before reaching taken a province capital 35 Miles South of phenom penh. Two it 11 r villages threat bed by guerrilla troops were secured a Kimpong Trach and ton Hon. Military spokesmen said the total i Nan Ber of guerrillas slam sunday in Cambodia was 330. With american losses put at seven dead and 14 wounded. The gov rum it said seven of its men w tre killed and 25 wounded in the new cambodian to or. Grant a and to Isaac Williams who Heads the state a act in Distant columbian a ecology is the Rich Man s the a acpt a Story is that the wealthy retirees of Hilton head have no real interest in conservation if they did they would not accept dividends from companies and state that pollute new Jersey and other Northern states. The a act insists that the Hilton head developers began by def resting their Island and driving out the Deer and wild Bird population. They also disturbed the tidelands by dredging to create new harbours and marinas. This is the simple logic of the Downtrodden but it is a compelling logic nonetheless. The a act is More concerned with obtaining jobs at Industrial rates of pay for Blacks than it is in saving a few shrimp or underwriting the real estate Market for vacationers. The Small businessmen of Beaufort who might have been anti Lack a generation ago now find themselves in a United front with the Downtrodden. It is not that they done to Welcome the Hilton head Golf courses and bathing beaches. But they argue quite convincingly that they can to tie their future to men who Are sixty five years old and who live off the dividends from work done in Distant Wall Street or in Chicago or Pittsburgh. They Tell you a graphic Story of economic dependence on the military payroll in Beaufort county which happens mayor proclaims poppy Day mayor Charles Hanna has designated May 22 As poppy Day 1970 in the City of it. Pleasant according to an announcement made today. The proclamation reads As follows whereas the american legion and the american legion auxiliary adopted the memorial poppy As its memorial Flower in 1919 and whereas by wearing the poppy americans everywhere and especially in this City of it. Pleasant both pay tribute to these War dead Hughes Speaks to protesters Des Moines up a about 3,000 persons a most of them Young a converged on Des Moines sunday in an end of the school year protest against War in Vietnam Cambodia and anywhere else. Cedar rapids up the marchers Many of whom a eng Cedar rapids boy drowned came from campuses across the a land filled water pit sunday afer state gathered at veterans Audi he Dove off r raft and failed to sur thorium and walked peacefully to face. Son of local Man drowns Hillsboro Rural woman Dies after collision . Boyd Lillian Hott 76, received head lacerations requiring Hillsboro was dead on arrival at the sacred heart Hospital in it. Madison sunday following a car Accident there about 2 45 . The Hott farm Home is located Southeast of Hillsboro. Laurence Eugene Kiener it. Madison was driving a 19c9 Dodge pickup truck North on 20th Starcer and or. Hott was driving a 1964 Buick West on ave. H when the Accident occurred. The Kiener children. Kelly and Toni and Randy Weakley were the Capitol grounds. He was Barry Brecht 7, son of stitches and was treated at the it. Madison sacred heart Hospital and released. The Accident is still under investigation by the it. Madison City police. Or. Hott was transferred from the it. Madison Hospital to memorial Hospital in it. Peasant sunday evening. He was dismissed monday morning. Funeral arrangements for . Hott Are pending at Beatty Foster denied capable Legal Bel a soldiers claim Atlanta up a two soldiers army. Facing possible death sentences in a the thing of it is Quot Hutson said connection with charges stemming a is that this is the biggest event from the alleged my Lai massacre in my life they could sentence me said sunday the a army machine is to death for this. God knows All i rolling Over us in efforts to gain want is a Good defense and they a conviction won�?T1 even allow me pvt. Max d Hutson 22. Attica Hutson is charged with rape ind., and pvt. Gerald a. Smith. 2-. Murder and auit with intent to Chicago said the army had not even permitted them to choose Tho military attorneys of their Choice although such a guarantee is provided in army regulations. Sundays interview with up Smith faces charges of premed marked the first time any of those i rated murder and indecent assault accused had come Forward with female rape charge a a dirty lies and insisted upon his innocence in connection with the other charges. Passengers in ithe Kiener car. Kelly funeral Chapel in Salem. Iowa democrats adopt 1970 party platform one of the sponsors Iowa sen. J . Bernice Bell of Cedar rapids Harold e. Hughes spoke to the and Robert Brecht of it. Pleasant rally and pleaded for non violence Brecht operates the it. Pleasant dissent to assure the Victory of Oil co authorities said the boy was play peace forces in America. A we Are on the Way to peace but every act of violence will Hurt our cause a Hughes told his enthusiastic audience. Hughes asked for the support and Aid the living by assistance to \ from the Young people at the rally. Veterans and their families in time of need and whereas the poppy Day program contributions Are used solely for the programs of child welfare and rehabilitation in our Community but Only in the form of nonviolent political action. A the Only realistic Way in which we can work together to get this War stopped is through Legal and political Means. Ing with his Brothers and Sisters at the pit on the Southeast Edge of Cedar rapids when he Dove off the raft. Linn county sheriff deputies dragged the area for a time before calling in a scuba diver who recovered the body about three hours after the incident. Des Moines up a state officials will continue to map plans to Battle a . Department of in Washington. In addition to Ringen Berg officials from Dubuque and Cedar rapids lieutenant governor accounts of their treatment by the to prior ruling despite a meeting in Roger Jepsen and several member Washington where state officials j of the Lova congressional Dele a were informed that Federal ret Road lion attended the meeting Tive funds for pollution projects at Issue is a Bill approved by the Quot 1970 Iowa legislature that approx will still be Cut. Clayton Ringenberg an aide to gov. Robert d. Ray said today that rated $7.2 million or the state to Interior department officials have agreed to retroactive Federal payments for construction projects now therefore i Charles Hanna mayor of the City of it. Pleasant do hereby proclaim the month of May 1970 As poppy month and May 22 As poppy Day in our City and i urge All citizens of our town in the wearing of Ina dinner the freshman sen Hughes also addressed the Iowa democratic convention during the weekend and spoke before a meeting of the Iowa broadcast news association. At a news conference after thelmore poppy As Quot together tor blamed both the democratic we remember the sacrifices of so Republican parties for falling we remember to 50ive the a a political War Quot in Many in defense of our Freedom. Charles Hanna . Flea Burk and . Nel lip Edwards to div Day co chair lie tin Aras r pay y j j. Haye no blame to p Ace on the men for Bob Trobby unit american legion auxiliary Are directing the activities of poppy Day. The unit president is . Elsie Kinney. Grandson of local couple is wounded or. And . Alvin Smith it. Pleasant received word sunday night that their grandson pfc. Darrel a. Smith who is stationed with the . Marines in Vietnam Southeast Asia. He said the nation has tee0 wounded. The injury occurred when the enemy opened fire on the Marine Camp where Smith is stationed. The report is he is in very serious condition and sustained injuries to his stomach and leg. Started july i 1969. A the Federal officials Felt they were making some Concession in going Back to july i. 1969,�?� Ringenberg said in a news conference. However the state wants the ret to 50 per eel reactive payments to apply As far ted 25 per cent of the Cost Back As july i. 19g7. Previously cities and towns con Ringenberg was reporting on a tribute 70 per cent and the pc cd meeting with two Interior depart-1 Oral government 30 per cent for ment officials held last week in such projects. Use As Matching Money for sew a treatment projects being built by local communities the of the Bill was to take advantage of a Federal plan that would boost the amount of Federal Grants for the anti pollution projects from the current 30 per cent if the state contrib Wayland girl Hurt in Accident a 1969 Ford driven by Darla m. Wenger 17. Wayland was totally damaged when it went off a Conroad about a half mile North of Wayland at 12.20 . Saturday. Miss Wenger suffered a sprained Back and was treated by a Wayland doctor. Miss Wenger was going North when the car left the Road and went into a ditch struck a driveway and a Light pole. Was charged with failure to have a car under control by the Highway patrol. Susan Wenger was with her and was Hurt. A i Haven to done anything wrong a Smith said. A i Only want the Opportunity to prove my Hutson has requested three counsels a captains Richard s. Derbis John d. Link and Gerald i Angelier. A the first two were denied outre it and it looks like the third will be too Quot Hutson said. Is now blaming the military for the military in this country for the failure a Hughes said. A the attempt to blame the military is not justified we need to to teach Moth at Wesleyan Smith while serving at it. Riley kans. Was charged with offences in connection with the alleged my Lai massacre. He immediately selected clips Delmar c. Gowing to farm do Felu him. Gowing accompanied Smith to a Peers commission hearing in Washington on dec. 30. But when Smith was transferred to it. Mcpherson ga., along with others charged in connection with the alleged massacre Gowing reportedly was taken off the Case. Teamsters ratify trucking contract blame the political parties who Are he is aboard a Hospital ship and at fault. They have both failed will be taken to a Hospital. National airlines strike ends Washington up a the Federal government announced today settlement of a strike that had grounded National airlines for 108 Days. Memorial Day planning session at legion tonight a native of Burke s. D., Dennis e Preslicka has been named an assistant professor of mathematics at Iowa Wesleyan College according to or. Louis a. Haselmayer inc president. Or. Preslicka will begin his duties in the fall. He is presently a graduate Stu it was announced today. Distant a a a Washington up a the membership of the giant teamster ? Union has ratified a three year contract with the rucking Industry. Dent of the u of Iowa and expects assistant labor Secretary w. To receive a ph.d., in mathematics j use in or. And unions acting from Iowa in August. Or. Preslicka president i Lank e. Fuzesi Marons received a b a. Degree from the u. Aid More than 71 percent of the the 1970 memorial Day planning of North Dakota in 1965 and an 290 0c0 eligible members cast ballots committee will meet in a second j m a., from Iowa in 1967. He has in the a l referendum planning session monday evening i worked As a mathematics teaching May 18th, at the american legion i assistant at Iowa since 1965. Post Home at 7 30 . Following the business meeting the voting was on the new contract calling for $1 to an hour in or. Preslicka is married and has crease Over a three Vear period. The one child. In the last 20 years a he said. Private Industry before the u. S., blackmailed by the College generation goes pacifist. Too the fact that the Blacks and the Small businessmen want Industry and suspect the motives of the Hilton head vacation developers does from the mental health Institute patients taken into custody in Des Moines two youths who walked away not necessarily dispose of the claims of the ecologist. But there is a third voice waiting to be heard the voice of the a responsible conservationists who say that you to be the Home of the Parris Island j can have Industry in Lowland Marine corps training enter. If Carolina and still save the shrimp saturday Dale Fox Lee county and Dennis Spears Cedar county were taken into custody by Des Moines police and were to be returned Here. The military should depart Beaufort would be Flat broke. The agitation against the a military Industrial Complex bothers them they want insurance in the form of terse verse and fish in the estuaries and the by a. Gordon wild Birds in the live Oaks. This you be reached that Middle age will require another column. For fair copyright 1970, King features when All you exercise j Syndicate inc. I scare it the Smiths Are awaiting word of his condition and to what Hospital hell be taken. . Smiths address follows . Darrel a. Smith 3rd in. 7th marines Reg. 1st mar. Div. Lima. Co. 3rd pit f p o. San Francisco calif., 96602 labor Secretary George p. Shultz said National the nations sixth largest Domestic air line employees association reached agreement at 7 30 am. Edt on a new contract after an All night session. Which we ill be conducted by american legion commander Dennis Trabert those present will assemble approximately 30 additional a a Ivy sprays that Are needed to Complete an me a neets for decorating each of the More than 800 veterans Graves in the area. Cars collide a car driven by veda Cornick. It. Pleasant backed from in front of the Coin laundry on West Washington Street into a car being driven by Robert Swanson Lockridge at la . Monday. Some damage resulted according to the police report. Shultz said the agreement was groups asked to be represented Are National guard army Reserve american legion Post and achieved with the Aid of assistant auxiliary veterans of foreign labor Secretary William j. Usery wars Post and auxiliary Daugh or. And the chairman of the a ers of he american revolution tonal mediation Board. W. Frank daughters of the Union veterans of Neill after five Days of almost world War i Barracks and a ii continuous bargaining. Nary boy scouts and girl scouts. Terms of the agreement were expected to be announced later. The Union represents 3,600 Sta payroll of some 7.600. Top agents ramp agents Reserva the Alea called a strike a tion clerks and clerical personnel against the airline last Jan. 3i. I with National which has a total j halting All operations. A Teemer triggered a rash of Wildcat strikes in various sectors of Ujj nation. No breakdown of the voting was Given immediately on the general Roem Bersold vote. But whose ballots on their supplement to the master agreement were ted separately were said to noted App Val by a 3-1 margin. Fire destroys car a 195,3 Chevrolet owned by Dennis Calhoun. Salem Rural was destroyed by fire Early sunday morning on South Jefferson Street near the new paving. Firemen received the Call at 3 08 . Calhoun was headed for Home and when he noticed flames stopped the car and got out. The car was no in Park and rolled into a ditch and burned
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