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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - May 20, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news Section one three sections vol 92, no. 119mt. Pleasant Iowa wednesday evening May 20, 1970 Price to cents Clear these Days by John Chamberlain the left has been rudely surprised the left which is not without smugness thought it had Richard Nixon where it wanted him. Head talk about a Vietnam izing the War in Southeast Asia and with elections looming up in the ., head have most of our Good fighting men out of the front lines by october of this year. Meanwhile the Viet Cong and the North vietnamese would be nailing Down an impregnable position on the Saigon government s flank in Cambodia bashing away enough arms and l ice to make an easy take Over possible once the A a presence had been sufficiently attenuated. The students in the Colleges would be safer in their own academic sanctuaries until the administration under pressure from the Young libertarians of the right As Well As from the pacifists of the left had made the shift to a voluntary army. When the dust had settled a say around 1973 a North Vietnam which has been Doc rarely described As the a Prussia of Southeast Asia a would be the Boss of All Indochina and foreign minister Thanet Khotan of Thailand would be frantically trying to make a protective Deal with Moscow. This was the script of the leftists. But in social action whether it is military paramilitary or merely political things never go As smoothly As the script writers would like in the Early Days of the struggle for Southeast Asia the indonesians upset the script by mowing Down the local communists with an unimagined ferocity. The soviets started bickering with the red chinese and Mao tse Tung worried about ills siberian Border had perforce to shift to a a Northern orientation which permitted Lyndon Johnson to Call off the bombing of North Vietnam with relative safety. Then a couple of months ago Sihanouk was deposed in Cambodia an astounding Case of a Domino falling our Way. Speaker of House Mccormack resigns bulletin Washington up a speaker John w. Mccormack called it quits today after 42 years in the House. Tired 78, and with an ailing wife he announced he will not seek another term. Too Washington up a speaker John w. Mccormack has decided to retire from Congress Al the end of this session close associates said today. Mccormack declined to confirm Oil deny the reports pending a news conference which his Nephew Edward j. Mccormack jr., said would be held by the speaker later today. Mccormack was expected by Clos Quot friends to cite his age a he is 78 a and possibly the illness of his wife Harriet and to announce he will not seek reelection from Massachusetts 9th congressional District. His expected announcement touched off an immediate flurry of speculation and democratic mane vering on a Likely new democratic leadership team for the House. Senate leaders agree to tighten blockade of Cambodia Saigon up a the South noose around a communist Force. Vietnamese army drove a 13th the new South vietnamese drive spearhead into Cambodia today with a intr lean support crossed the and phenom penh dispatches said Trottier 120 Miles Northeast of Saith . 7th Fleet had sent in More Iron near the due Lap and by ships to help South Vietnam ugh Prang Green Beret Camps which ten its blockade of the cambodian have been the objective of comm soften Cambodia fund cuts the end of Sihanouk made the left a bit uneasy but not enough to alter its stance. Satisfied that Nixon really dare to live up to his words of november 3 and december 15, 19 39. When he promised to take a Strong and effective measures to bring the War to an honorable end in Southeast Asia if the North vietnamese continued to Dawdle about peace the left allowed the new mobilization committee to end the War in Vietnam to distance its Washington office. Jerry Rubin and the rest of the a Chicago seven were Content to lot local issues a a Earth Day a the Black panthers a take Over. It was at this Point that Richard Nixon who is not the weak Man that James Reston and Tom Wicker of the new York times and Marquis Childs of the Washington Post imagine him to be did the unpredicted thing. He moved to smash the enemy a flank in Cambodia in a Swift operation that might reasonably be completed before the Monsoon season could drown that part of the world in july. The North vietnamese and the Viet Cong w to were in process of taking Over the whole of Cambodia were stopped in their tracks. By All accounts we have made a tremendous haul in Eastern Cambodia seizing enough mortars rockets rifles ammunition and Rice to sustain an army for six months the Small arms captured should a Quot enough to the cambodians without asking for appropriations from the reluctant doves in the Senate. Too predictably the left All Over the v orld moved into High propagandist in gear. A new Mobe a which Fri chief j. Edgar Hoover says is influenced by members of its steering committee a who Are or have been affiliated with the old line communist groups a backtracked on its dissolution procedures and called for a quickie Day of demonstration in Washington. A Earth Day and a a ecology were forgotten. Something had to be done to a Stop but no matter what happens the communist timetable has been rudely interrupted. There will be a six month delay in the ability of the North vietnamese and the Viet Cong to make any use of the cambodian flank. The Rainy season will prevent any Swift recouping in the Jungles. Meanwhile Nixon can begin withdrawing 150,000 More Troops from Vietnam As the Thieu by government strengthens its own organizations the haul of captured material trucked Back from Cambodia will enable the Saigon government to More of its own men As Well As its cambodian allies. Is All this a dream foreign Minster Adam Malik of Indonesia Washington up a Senate leaders agreed in principle wednesday on softened language for an amendment that would Cut off funds for Military operations in Cambodia. But republicans were so split Over the fundamental issues involved that a head knocking confrontation and an indefinite debate appeared unavoidable. Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield and gop Leader Hugh Scott worked out the language in general terms in an Exchange on the Senate floor. The major changes would be to emphasize that the Senate was in Accord with Nixon a intention to withdraw quickly rather than implying that the Senate does not Trust him. However the substance of the amendment a to hold Nixon to his Promise of a withdrawal from Cambodia by june 30 a would not be altered. Sen. Frank Church a Idaho who is sponsoring the Cambodia amendment with sen. John Sherman Cooper r-ky., immediately endorsed the language change with details to be worked out later. Ray comments on population trend Des Moines up a gov. Robert d. Ray said today Iowa a declining birth rate and the change in the Structure of family farming apparently have led to Only a slight increase in the Overall population of the state in the past decade. Young ladies enjoy 4-h knitting class new London lassies 4-h club met at the Home of mrs. Everett Toft their organizational Leader May la for their last knitting lesson this season. From left front Row Tami Toft sue Burkey Gayle Bur key and Wilma . Back ious from Lei mrs. Dale Mallams record Book Leader mrs. Toft mrs. Albert Heckenberg knitting instructor Cindy Wright Shari Mallams sue Ruschill and Jolene Davey. The knitting classes began in March under mrs. Hecken Hergt a direction and the girls presented her with a potted Geranium at the last meeting. Coast. Below phenom penh a three pronged Allied Force made up of us cambodian army newly arrived cambodian mercenaries trained in South Vietnam by the americana anti a Force of to he South vietnamese tightened a boy arrested w Iii death of a act Leader final 7th and 8th Grade hand program thursday Faubus to seek seventh term the states declining population growth a has been a cause of concern for some time a Ray said during his news conference. A we knew in the �?T60s that the population in Iowa was basically Static and that a Why we Felt it was important to rejuvenate and activate the Iowa development proximately every throughout the evenings enter Susan Inglebright 7 19 . Saxo Tain ment every student will have j phone Solo Neil Smith 7 23 Little Rock Ark. Up Orval e. Faubus. The Man who turned his Barefoot Ozark background into an unprecedented 12 years As governor of Arkansas to a seventh term. The second and final instr . Clarinet Solo David Wettach mental program to be presented by 6 55 . Clarinet Trio David wet the 7th-8th Grade Bondsmen Mill Tach Jan beavers Randy Mauck be thursday evening May 21, in baritone Solo John Van Day announced he would seek the High school auditorium. This h i. _ will consist of a different set of metre 7 03 . Saxophone Tho. Soloists duets trios and quartets Jerry Allender Neil Smtih nor than those appeared on tuesday Man Burchard 7 07 . Clarinet nights Jill Baker 7 11 . Clan starting at 615 . And a net Solo Brenda Stewart 7 15 . Four minutes i clarinet duet Julie Larsh and but in a Surprise move the no 2 Senate Republican a assistant Leader Robert p. Griffin a said he could not support the amendment in any form As Long As it abridged Nixon a Powers As commander in chief. Griffin said the Cooper Church measure a aids the enemy because it would tie the presidents hands to a specific Battlefield tactic. Griffin and perhaps 30 other Republican senators have indicated they would not yield in any Way to legislation they regarded As potentially harmful to american troops in the Field. the governor said that an increasing population is not necessarily desirable Quot but we know it is an Index of Ray said the reason for the Small increase in the states Overall population has been the declining birth rate and that Many Young persons have moved from the Small farms and into Urban areas in an Effort to look for jobs. The governor said the for the 1970s a is to reverse this population trend so that we can at Faubus who served As governor from 1954 to 190 3, defied a Federal integration order in 1957, and called up the National guard to bar negroes from entering Central High school in Little Rock. He announced formally today he Mill seek the democratic nominate the aug. 22 Savannah. A. Up a a 16-year-old negro boy Mas arrested today and charged Mith murdering i a Long time local Leader of tile National association for the advancement of coloured people. Police led to Tho suspect by wit Nesses a in and around the said they found a .22-caliber pistol in the boys Home. Ballistics tests Mere being run to determine whether the gun Mas used in the tuesday night slaying of James m. Floyd 57, who was found shot to death on the sidewalk in front of the local a atop office. Georgia lamp prohibits disclosure i of the suspects name because of his age. Nist sieges. The Sanctuary across the Border has been a North vietnamese Stron Quot hold. B52 bombers struck repeatedly into the Sanctuary a a and then tile tank led vie t name a mostly units of the South vietnamese 23rd infantry division moved in with american a and logistics support. Some Larr american forces have withdrawn from and the new drive left 40.000 to 50,000 Allied troops in Cambodia. Up correspondent Robert Miller in phom penh said Cambodia military sources reported radar i picket ships of the 7th Fleet had been sent into the Gulf of Thailand to help the South vietnamese blockade of the Southern Cambodia ports the ui3. Command has made it Clear the Navy is not actually blockading the coast since it is stopping Only Viet con and North vietnamese shipping and not any ships of Neutral Inver. But the radar picket ships help the South vietnamese Navy find blockade runners. Gram. Too the following time schedule will least keep those who graduate and size audience to hear the results of those who want to come Back to their efforts the he said on a Good Mill Iowa trip to the Eastern states the Opportunity to perform his pre baritone duet Cindy Halferty and pared selection. The listeners May Kurt Neubauer 7 27 . Tenor Hon for governor come and go As they so desire or sax Solo Norman Burchard 7 31 primary they May stay for the entire pro . Alto sax duct Connie Glas after stepping Down undefeated gom and Dmn ight Shaitan 7 35 . As governor in idec Faubus became Bass clarinet Solo Ruth Rommel general manager of an amusement 7 39 Bass clarinet Solo Becky Park near Harrison Ark., called serve As a guide for parents and j Steffins 7 43 . Baritone Solo a Dogpatch friends who plan to arrive for Par Kurt Neubauer 7 47 . Cornet titular events. The participants j Solo Lana Leuellen 7 51 . Have been anticipating thursday flute Solo Kathy Vass 7 55 . Nights program with a great Deal a clarinet Solo Wava Frank 7 59 or preparation Anc anxiety no1 Cornet Trio Sheldon Graber doubt they Mould appreciate a Good w. W. Law local president of the a act said lie May have been the intended victim. He said his chapter had been Quot constantly in controversy a and his habit of working late at night Mas Well known. Car goes off Road into ditch Stoml cols cause damage at Fresno slate up vandals firebombed a California College causing $750jooo damage but most campuses Mere free of major disorder today. Two firebombs were Thrombi through a window at Fresno stat Quot College where the schools new computer Center Mas housed. The damage estimate Mas placed at $750,000. Fresno s ate has been the scene Pat Brau Jeff Wettach 8 03 . Trombone Trio Dale Glanzman Law a Iii there Mas no indication of racial overtones in the killing of Floyd a Black Man Long Active in a act work. Floyd my As shot in the Chest at close Range. Police said they found $612.34 on his body. ,. I tri it a a of Many protests mostly involving Laud said Floyd a maintenance. Arrest two on malicious injury to building charges Iowa City up a Iowa City police tuesday arrested a University of Iowa assistant professor and a student on charges of a malicious injury to a building in connection with recent disturbances at the Campus. Charged were Stephen d. Ford Coralville an assistant professor in the school of business administration and Kent Simon 19, Evanston in. Both were released on $100 Bond. Ford is charged in connection with an anti Roth demonstration in which a door to the University recreation Center was damaged. Simon is accused of participating in a window smashing rampage in downtown Iowa City May 5. Ford is to be arraigned next monday in Iowa City police court. Simon appeared late tuesday before police judge Marion r. Neely who set a preliminary hearing for june i. To6 15 . Cornet Trio Lana leu United j a a. Ellen Mary Mccuen Barbara Gar i talked Many Succes a pm. Awful people who had lived in Iowa sin Deku Linda Schadt a. And who wished they Atli lived Claryn get Here. I think there Are people who Clarl. Want to stay and return to Iowa Wava prank 631 . Flute Trio Kathy Voss David but in order to do this we have clarinet Trio Judy Haman Debra Moore Karen Roseberry 8 23 . Provide jobs and Job opportune Alk Der Barbara Donnelly 6 35 Cornet Trio. Sheryl Glover Dean ties pm. Clarinet Solo Jim beavers a Billingsley Gary Riley 8 27 6 39 . Flute duet Mary Sim . Clarinet Trio Linda Carver Breazeale 6 43 . J Leon Shahan Mike Myers 8 31. A car driven by Howard Stout i Man in an apartment building had Randy Parker Tom King 8 07 and owned by Claud a Stout meat the Money hidden on him because . Cornet duet Joan Gugeler off the Blacktop Road two Miles he apparently did not Trust leaving Terri Long 8 11 . Percussion North of Salem near the Herbert it in his room there he lived alone. Ensemble Jeff Dunifer Joey Fer Payne Home tuesday night. Floyd Mas working Lute tuesday Guson Jerry Van Tuyl Karen i the right front tire blew out night on a project of lining up Roseberry 8 15 . French Horn causing the car to go off the Road churches for the Naa cps Meek it Solo Annette Mickey 8 19 . And into a ditch. The Driver was t mass meetings during the month Hurt. Or. Payne and his son Leon lamp said. Aid pulled the car out of the a i dont know whether they mis ditch Mith a tractor. I took him for my. Law said. A Black studies program or attempts by Black students to get controversial speakers on the Campus. Two killed in plane crash Sioux City up a to men from Georgia were killed tuesday my Hen their twin engine Beech Craft crashed and burned in a Field North of Sioux City. Killed in the Accident m Ere Ammons Sally clarinet Solo Pat Hinkle 6 47 pm. I clarinet Trio Marcia Conner Solo Donald Conner 6 5-11 Marcy Mcbeth Ruth Vantiger. Bass consumer prices up for april Washington up a consumer prices Rose six tenths of one Lier. That meant goods and services which Cost $10 in the 1957-59 Bas Quot j period Cost $13.40 last month. City completes livery of Turkey checks. Or Kirby Pierce of Union City and per cent in april the government i planting of Trees Charles e. Sims 27, of Mableton reported today. Who authorities said was the Pilot the april jump in living casts of tile City Street derailment in of the aircraft. J americans compared with increases Der the supervision of William inthe crash occurred on a farm of 0 5 per cent in each of the pre Ward has completed the planting about two Miles North of Sioux City Vious two months. 1 of a number of Trees after the plane had left the Sioux a the prices for food at Home re those lost by dutch Elm disease. City municipal Airport with a de Maine stable but the rate of in a with the recommendation o crease in prices of nonfood com City tree committee the modules accelerated significantly ing Trees have been planted. From last month s Pace a the labor Washington Haw Thorn de part men ids Bureau of labor statistics said. A the Rise in charges for consumer services my Hile slower than March a rate was substantial a cd 7 per cent a the bus said. The increase last month put the consumer Price Index at 134.0 this is 6 per cent above a year ear hot wire Down firemen were called to behind the West Side at 9 55 . Tuesday where a wire was Down and it was burning. City workers repaired the my iring. Does no to think so. He has been so cheered by events that he has promised to Send Indonesia. Troops outside of his own country to protect Malaysia and Thailand if necessary. This is Maliks a code Way of saying that the left is losing in Southeast Asia. Nixon has flummoxed the left again. He will never be forgiven but it is now quite possible that he will prevail. Distributed by King features Syndicate. A the i follow at the i Northwest Corner of the City Library. Fifteen Trees along the Midway at Mcmillan Park consisting of 6 Silver Maples 4 red Maples 2 Sycamore i Ash 2 Tuli is. Experts my Arn that the world is getting twice As noisy every to years. County vaccination for measles on thursday Israel or else seems to be the word Here As George j. Tom he syrians ambassador to the ., tells the . Security Council in new York that if Washington cannot hold Israel in Check the Arab nations will feel free to Cut off Oil supplies. The Investment in Arab Oil runs about $2 billion. Persons wishing to have their children vaccinated against rubella German measles Are reminded of the time and places of the j to 12 45 . Clinics being conducted in Henry it pleasant county thursday. The clinics which Are open to children Ages i to 12, Are sponsored by the Henry county medical society Henry county Board of supervisors it. Pleasant Jaycees and the state department of health. The clinics win be held thursday at the following places Waco Community Crawfordsville 8 30 . To 9 15 . Nev London. New London elementary 10 30 . Toll am. Salem Salem school 12 15 pm. Van Allen school. 1 00 . To 2 15 . It. Pleasant Harlan school 2 30 . To 3.30 . Evening session it. Pleasant Van Allen school 6 30 to 7 30 a fifty cent donation Mill be accepted from those receiving the vaccination to help Del Ray the Cost of the vaccine. Everyone will re israeli planes on prowl again by up israeli warplane s raided egyptian targets along the Suez canal for the eighth consecutive Day today in what Tel Aviv described As a Campaign to keep Cairo from rebuilding its antiaircraft defense system along the waterway and behind it. An announcement from army Headquarters in Tel Aviv said today a raid lasted for 90 minutes against targets in the Central Sec a tor of the canal. Mith All planes returning safely. The raid followed almost five hours of strikes in the same Vicinity tuesday. The nem egyptian attempt at reinforcing its canal air defences with new soviet support Mas expected to be Cit. D today by israeli foreign minister Abba Eban in a meeting with Secretary of state William p. Rogers in Washington. Eban was reported prepared to ask for More Planes. Arson suspected in Des Moines fire Des Moines up a a fire inspector a d tuesday arson is suspected in the fire which caused an estimated $35,000 damage to the Home of Des Moines municipal judge Luther t. Glanton. William Devine senior inspector of the fire prevention Bureau said Tae fire appeared to have started in to separate locations in Clanton Sheme a one in the basement Stair Well and the other on the Back porch. Devine did not Rule out that the two fires started from a common source. Judge Glanton said his family escaped safety from their Home which caught fire shortly after to pan. Monday night. Winfield it. Union it. Union i Olive the vaccination regardless of 9 45 . To 10 15 . Their ability to make this donation. Down 320 pounds a Donald Kornblith 40, Chicago shows How his Bathrobe fit him before he reduced his weight from 560 to 240 pounds. It involved a risky intestinal bypass operation plus surgical removal of 40 pounds of fat. Food now passes by Only a few inches of intestinal Wall so he receives Little caloric effect from eating. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon a tranquil Izer that m Ould make Good sense is one to make us Happy feeling tense
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