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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - May 26, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news Section one three sections vol. 92, no. 124 it. Pleasant Iowa tuesday evening May 26, 1970 Price to cents these Days by John Chamberlain the major was assaulted on the Campus so the violence on the campuses comes from the establishment a oppressor a the a pigs a the a super patriots the dissidents Are merely peaceful demonstrators you might think so for All that you see on the to screen or read in some reports. But if you really believe this to be True it is because you have never had the privilege of listening to major Richard h. Esau jr., a Marine corps Veteran with two purple heart decorations from Vietnam who has had the unhappy though interesting Job of covering seventy five Eastern campuses to recruit Volunteer officer candidates for his Branch of the service. Major Esau has witnessed forty six violent College demonstrations and he says he Felt considerably safer in Vietnam than he does doing a this things when surrounded by the �?o2 per cent hard Core radicals who now a run the campuses because the moderates a who represent 88 per cent of the students done to dare assert themselves. Just to get major Esau a arithmetic straight the Radical revolutionary �?o2 per cent is balanced on the extreme right by another 2 per cent who Are just As vicious As the revolutionaries. This leaves 8 per cent to be accounted for. Tile major says this particular group consists of chronic a under achievers who spout the line of the revolutionaries but who fade Back into the Woodwork a whence they came if they Are actively opposed. Too major Esau says he has been assaulted on a College Campus. It happened at c. W. Post College on Long Island. In accordance with his orders to maintain a a composure at All times he did no to assault Back. It was a Little fellow All of 120 pounds with a a Rock in his pocket a who walked up to him and hit him on the Chest. The major happened to catch out of the Corner of his Eye the movement of an accomplice of the Little fellow who was standing in the wings with his camera on the ready to photograph any retaliatory blow by a Marine a a pig. Major Esau waited for his 120-Pound assailant to open his eyes and come out of his Crouch. When the Little fellow asked him Why he Hadnot Given blow for blow the major said a i done to hit children. But if you hit me again ill go Over and smash your Friend with the camera so he wont take any pictures which you could say represented a brutal assault. The major gets tired of being taunted with such questions As a How Many babies have you killed a however he says composure is the key to winning the 88 percent of the College students who Are the moderates. His answer to the baby killer taunt is a if i done to kill you i Haven to killed too the major says that the 2 per cent who Are the revolutionaries really mean business. They Are out to tear the . Down and if they Are not checked they will do it one of these Days. Who is going to Stop them not the College administrators whom the major finds to be a Bunch of Chicken hearted a collators. Not the faculties who Are Many of them the ideological accomplices of the violent 2 per cent. The key to stopping the revolutionaries is the moderate Middle particularly the girls who have More guts than the boys. However the moderates must not be Marty sized As they were at Kent state. To major Esau the National guard at Kent state was victimized by deplorable leadership. The members of the guard who fired the fatal shots might have used four or five Means out of the Book of riot control without resorting to bullets meant to kill. They might have a read a warning proclamation b moved with fixed bayonets to break up the crowd and disperse it c issued a second warning if the crowd reassembled d fired a single shot Over the head of the Radical Leader with the bullhorn and e if this did no tend the demonstration another single shot at the leaders legs would surely have made the necessary Point. Too the moderates says the major will turn against the radicals once they realize they Are being cheated by violence out of the College educations they Are paying to get. Incidentally the major makes some headway with rational people by telling them that the Nixon cambodian operation has forced the enemy to fight on five fronts in Western Cambodia against cambodians in Eastern Cambodia against the South vietnamese and the ., in Laos against the Royal City recreation program has increased support the growing it. Pleasant recreation program has received 40% increased support from the Community Chest this year John Stieg Man City recreation commission president announced at a meeting of the commission monday night. Monetary increases totalling about 40% will go for support of the year around program. Dollar amounts have not been released according to or. Stiegman. At the meeting at Iowa Wesleyan College resignations from the commission were submitted by or. Bruce c. Birch representing the ministerial association and by mrs. Eleanor Garrett representing the league of women voters. Mrs. Evelyn Roseberry formerly an at Large director will replace mrs. Garrett and mrs. Jean Shook was elected to replace mrs. Roseberry As an at Large director. Mrs. Shook has worked extensively with the organization of the youth Center throughout this year on a Volunteer basis and will now assist the commission in its guidance of the youth Center programs As Liaison to the youth club and its supervisor. A screening committee of president John Stiegman mrs. Maisie Green mrs. Evelyn Roseberry and Darren Fye was picked to interview candidates for the position of supervisor for the youth Center and to recommend a candidate to the executive Council for employment. This assignment will be completed As soon As possible. Too the directors heard the formal resignation of Dwight Wallace As executive director of the commission effective july 19. Or. Wallace has taken a coaching position at Central Michigan University. Accepted regretfully the Board expressed its thanks to or. Wallace for his outstanding an Tribu Frion to the efforts of the commission and to his Fine program from which the commission itself was organized. Mir. Wallace a successor has not been named and interested persons Are asked to Contact or. Stiegman. Final recommendations on a successor will be made by the executive Council at the next scheduled meeting of the Board in september the commission has published its activities guide which is available for school children through the schools and for others at it. Pleasant Public places. A the continuing interest in recreational programs should make this Summers program the biggest in the Short history of the commission Quot or. Stiegman said. Fire destroys j Mobile Home near Lockridge the Mobile Home of or. And mrs. Jack Pohren Northwest of Lockridge was destroyed by fire at about 3 15 . Sunday and the family lost All of their personal possessions. The Lockridge and Fairfield fire departments responded to the Call but were unable to save any of the contents. Cause of the fire was not determined. The new Sweden methodist Church Northwest of Lockridge is sponsoring a Good neighbor deed for the Sohrens on saturday May 30th. The Church will be open from 8 00 . Until 4 00 . And anyone with clothing or household items Are urged to deliver them to the Church or Call mrs. Willard Nelson 696-2317. Mrs. Pohren is size la or 12 or. Pohren s trouser size is 36-30, medium shirt a daughter is size i and a son is size 2. Governor Robert Ray presents to cd adet to of. Edward Olson the traditional governors award a Silver bowl As the most outstanding army Roto student at the University of Iowa. The ceremony took place in the governors office in Des Moines last week. Olson a parents or. And mrs. Leonard Olson Swedesburg look on. The presentation took place in Des Moines because tile annual governors Day usually held on the u of i Campus was cancelled. Iris show awards presented water will be off in some areas wednesday i to 5 water will be shut off from i . To 5 . Wednesday May 27. This is necessitated by a leaking water main and for the installation of additional sectional izing valves. The following areas will be affected Monroe St. From Harrison to Cherry Madison St. From Harrison to Cherry Henry St. From Harrison to Cherry Taft St. To Lincoln Vernon St. From Lincoln area students to give string concert Iowa City the Suzuki string ensemble a group of 15 Iowa City plea violin students from 8 to 13 years old will present its annual Iowa City concert wednesday May 27 at 8 . In North music Hall at the University of Iowa. Sponsored by the u of i school of music the concert is free and no tickets Are needed. Under the direction of mrs. William Preucil of Iowa City the students have studied violin by the Suzuki method from two and a half to seven years. This method of teaching Young children involves Rote learning rather than a detailed study of musical notes and theory. Among the students will be David and Annette Hult children of or. And mrs. Hubert Hult of Rural mount pleasant. Dennis Hult of mount pleasant will assist the younger group. Because the group is often called upon to perform at numerous mus pc teachers conventions the u of i motion picture unit has completed a film which will show the teaching method and will be available for showing to organizations. The Suzuki method is currently being used in the Public school system of mount pleasant. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon the most important thing that you can know is realizing what you do not know. Laotians in Northeast Thailand against the thais and inside South Vietnam itself. A a there san old chinese proverb a he says a that when you Are holding Down five flies it takes All five the major is quite a Man. Would that he were in the . Senate to put Fulbright Goodell Mansfield Mcgovern and the rest of the unthinking doves in their place. Distributed by King features Syndicate favor postal pay raise Washington up a the Senate Post office committee approved an 8 per cent postal pay raise today coupled with most of the reforms sought by president Nixon to modernize the . Mail service. But the committee turned Down the administration s request for increased postal rates to finance the pay increases. The House Post office committee also rejected the rate hikes in approving a similar Bill. Nixon sought an increase in the Price of a first class stamp from 6 to 8 cents with second class mail rates increased 48 per cent and third class boosted 33 per cent. But the provision was dropped today. The Bill approved by the Senate group w Ould establish a nine member Board of governors appointed by the president to run the Post office. A separate Independent five member commission would set postal rates. Wills admitted to probate three wills have been admitted to probate at the courthouse. The will of Mathilda e. Willson provides that personal items be left to Wahneta Willson and Lois Siens and to grandchildren $100 to the Cumberland presbyterian Church pleasant Grove and $100 to the presbyterian Church of new London. The rest of the estate was left to her children. A son Grover Willson jr., was named executor of the will which was drawn up feb. 21, 1962. The will of Elmer j. Craig states that his property go to his wife Alpha m. Craig. Edward n Smith was named executor of the will which was dated nov. 2, 1962. The will of Marie Johnson provides that her estate go to her daughter Anna Mae Vermace who was named executor. The will was drawn up Jan. 13, i960. The annual it. Pleasant Iris show was held saturday at the legion Hall with the following Pfer-1 sons receiving awards class i one stalk Iris including buds and perfect Bloom. Exhibit White 1. We. Hoaglin 2. Mrs. Blanche Gissel 3. Or. Dick Thuma Light Violet 1. Mrs. Hugh Conrad 2. Mrs. Laura Coe 3. Mrs. Blanche Gissel dark Violet 1. Mrs. J. M. Harper 2. T. W. Cecil Light Blue 1. We. Hoaglin 2. Mrs. J. M. Harper 3. Mrs. Wilbur Garrels medium Blue 1. Mrs. Edna close 2. T. W. Ecu 3. Mrs. Kenneth Hite dark Blue and purple 1. Mrs. Hugh Conrad 2. Mrs. Blanche Gissel 3. Mrs. Laura Coe Light yellow 1. Mrs. Laura Coe 2. Mrs. J. M. Harper 3. Merrill Harper medium and dark yellow 1. Mrs. Blanche Gissel 2. Mrs. Clifford Joy 3. Mrs. Mildred Meyers Orange i. T. W. Cecil Apricot i. T. W. Cecil Pink or Rose 1. Susan Thuma 2. Mrs. Blanche Gissel 3. Mrs. Laura Coe red 1. Mrs. Lester Scheurman 2. Mrs. Clifford Joy 2. Mrs. Lilly Scarf any miniature Iris 1. Mrs. J. M. Harper 2. Mrs. Emma Devine 3. Mrs. Clara Hess class ii one stalk perfect Bloom and buds blends i Lite i. T. W. Cecil Violet purple Blue i. Mrs. Blanche Gissel 2. T. W. Cecil 3. Mrs. Lilly Scarff yellow 1. 21 we. Hoaglin 2. 2 mrs. Wilbur Garrels 3. 6 mrs. Laura Coe red 1. 21 we. Hoaglin 2. 17 Frank Kirk 3. 22 mrs. Florence Williams class Iii pm Catas one stalk Iris perfect Bloom and buds White with purple or Blue 1. 2 mrs. Wilbur Garrels 2. We. Hoaglin 3. Mrs. Clifford Joy White with red or yellow 1. Mrs. Clifford Joy yellow with red or Brown old. Cecil 2. Blanche Gissel class in blends one stalk Iris with perfect Bloom and buds Violet or purple 1. To mrs. V. Joy 2. 15 mrs. Lester Couchman 3. 23 or. Richard Thuma Pale yellow or Orange 1. 6 t. W. Cecil 2. 7 Laura Coles dark yellow or Orange 1. Mrs. Blanche Gissel 2. Mrs. J. M. Harper 3. Mrs. Laura Coe red blends 1. Mrs. Kenneth Hite 2. T. W. Cecil 3. Mrs. Laura Coe class v unnamed any color single stalk 1. T. W. Cecil 2. Mrs. Wilbur Garrels 3. Mrs. Hugh Conrad class i peonies single Bloom single White i. Mrs. Charles Strothman double red 1. Mrs. Wilbur Garrels 2. Mrs. Laura Coe 3. We. Hoaglin class Vii arrangements Moon glow 1. Susan Thuma 2. Barbara Garrels 3. Mrs. Dick Thuma deep purple 1. Mrs. Kenneth Hite 2. Susan Thuma Snow White 1. Mrs. Kenneth Kite 2. Mrs. Dick Thuma 3. Mrs. Emma divine symphony in Blue i mrs. Kenneth Hite 2. Mrs. J. M. Harper 3. Mrs. Lester Scheurman Pink passion 1. Mrs. Dick Thuma 2. Are. Blanche Gissel Saleddo Sofije 1. Mrs. Lester Scheurman 2. Mrs. Ethel Garretson Lavender and lace 1. Mrs. Kenneth Hite 2. Mrs. J. M. Harper 3. Mrs. Florence Williams class Viii bouquets Over the Rainbow 1. Mrs. Emma divine 2. Mrs. Viola Perkins powder puff 1. Mrs. Florence Williams 2. Mrs. Charles Strothman class Viii bouquets grandmothers favorite 1. Mrs. Laura Coe 2. Mrs. Mildred Meyers class in miscellaneous Polly put the Kettle on 1. Mrs. J. M. Harper 2. Mrs. Verne Wright class x men Only arrangement of Iris 1. Or. Dick Thuma 2. It Rrell Harper 3. T. W. Cecil bouquet of mixed Flowers 1. Or. Dick Thuma 2. T. W. Cecil class Xii miniature arrangements not to exceed 4 inches 1. Barbara Garrels 2. Florence Williams class Xiii Iris for Church decoration a White Madonna 1. Mrs. J. M. Harper 2. Mrs. Wilbur Garrels a a meditation 1. Mrs. Marjorie Holland 2. Mrs. Emma divine Hest of show horticultural division or. Dick Thuma for Cloud Cap Best of show arrangements division mrs. Dorothy Hite for a symphony in blues sweepstakes ribbon most Blue ribbons or. T. W. Cecil for 6 Blue ribbons Nixon and Suharto in conferences Washington up a president Nixon and indonesian president Suharto joined today in expressing the need for concerted efforts on the part of asian nations to bring peace to Indochina. Welcoming Suharto to the White House for a round of conferences Nixon called attention particularly to the recent conference in Jakarta of leaders of la asian nations. He said it was an excellent example of asians a attempting to find solutions for asian problems and contributing to peace and Security in Suharto said restoration of a peace und stability in Southeast Bridge closed because of Accident the Wymer Bridge across the Skunk River near the Merrill Mills Paugh farm has been closed by the county Engineer due to the failure of a chord in the upper Structure on saturday. The Bridge was struck by a one ton truck driven by Robert Messer route 3, it. Pleasant which caused rupturing of the chord. Messer j was approaching the Bridge and met another vehicle. When he i pulled to his right the brakes failed i and the truck struck the Bridge a i cording to the report. Wilbur Sater chairman of the Board of supervisors said that out Side engineering and construction assistance will be required to put the Bridge Back in service. Major work will be required from the foundation up before the Bridge will be Safe he said. Asia would require a tile combined endeavours Quot of All asian countries As Well As those of outside Powers. Too Nixon reaffirmed his Oft expressed position that free nations should be United on certain Basic rights a the right of All people to be free from foreign domination and the right of All people to live in in his remarks of a welcoming ceremony on the White House Lawn under Leaden skies Suharto told Nixon i a it is my sincere Hope that this visit will continue to the strengthening of Friendship Between our two countries and Peoples which i am sure will be useful in solving the problems we Are both facing As Well As the world in Suharto came prepared to outline the views of asian leaders on Nixon a decision to Send . Troops into Cambodia having conferred with fellow asians to Days ago. Suharto and his wife flew by helicopter to the White House from colonial Williamsburg va., where they arrived monday. They were accompanied by Francis j. Galbraith u. S. Ambassador to Indonesia and William r., Codus assistant . Chief of protocol. Reports theft Dennis l. White 215 s. Wilson reported to City police monday that a baseball Glove was taken from his garage recently. Senate a in concert with decision of pres. Nixon Post office windows will be closed memorial Day Washington up a Tiro j Senate today overwhelmingly de dared itself to be a in concert with president Nixon a decision to withdraw from Cambodia by june 30. Members approved an amendment declaring that pending legislation to Cut off funds for the War was an concert with the declared objectives of the president to avoid the involvement of the United states in Cambodia after july i 1970.�?� both supporters and opponents of the Antiwar measure agreed tha tithe it. Pleasant Post office me new language was legally in windows we by dosed sat Ord a consequential and was Only a cos my Morial d but a be in eln.mame.1 in i n Iun i a in am v open the regular Holiday hours. Metic to demonstrate that the Senate was not distrustful of the president. The amendment was adopted 82 11 mail will be dispatched for boxes and special delivery but there wont be any City or Rural delivery. Kill Rattler along big Cedar Creek a Timber Rattlesnake with three rattles and a Button was killed by Ronnie and Larry Hart monday. They found the Snake five Miles North of Hillsboro along the big Cedar Creek. Their Blue tick hound dog was bitten by the Snake and it is expected to recover. Old threshers reunion grounds open sunday the Midwest old settlers and threshers will have the reunion ground open on a partial basis this sunday May 31st Between the hours of 2 and 4 . Granted permission to discontinue trains j Chicago up a the interstate Commerce commission tuesday granted the Rock Island Railroad permission to discontinue its last two passenger trains in Iowa effective May 31. Quot Fred Schwengel Day Quot wednesday a we working for Fred while he works for us will be the theme for a Fred Schwengel Day wednesday May 27th. High school students Young people for Schwengel. And the Schwengel committee will be making a door to door Canvas to distribute literature and make contacts for their congressmen. David Mccoid a Young people for Schwengels chairman said a we appreciate the fact that Fred needs to stay on the Job in Washington in these times of crisis and so we Are holding a a Fred Schwengel Day. We will make a door to door visit for Helen Virden is chairman for the a Fred Schwengel Day. Velda White daughter of or. And mrs. Dale White a Sophomore in the it. Pleasant school and a provisional member of the Honor j society is heading up the group participating from the High school. They will meet at the Home of mrs. Alice Whaley at 4 00 . Following school to Start their door to door part of the �?oschwen-1 gel following the door to door coverage of the town they will be guests at a a tool party at the Home of Morton Dodds for swimming and pizza where they will have an Opportunity to visit with the congressman and his wife Ethel. The Quot county Schwengel for Congress committee headed by it John Harris and Dee Mehaffy i Are hosting an adult group for the latter part of the evening for swimming and pizza. Special guests for the evening will be College students. John Weston will chairman the group assisting with the door to door Campaign. They will be joined by Young republicans around the District to visit congressman Schwengel and participate in the a Pool party at the Dodds. Approve a my school build inn an unanimous a a yes vote was cast by 138 voters of the Winfield it. Union Community school District to acquire class room facilities which have been leased from Raymur acceptance corporation. The special election was held monday and authorized a tax Levy necessary to raise the $14,53436 to pay for the building. The facilities include class room space for music department vocational agricultural department and bus garage. Tile unanimous vote by precincts was As follows Winfield. 75 Wyman. 36 and it. Union 27. Israelis strike at Lebanon again up Israel Send a patrol against Arab guerrillas in Lebanon for the second consecutive Day and said israeli fighter bombers attacked egyptian target along the Suez canal. Thousands of workers in Lebanon staged a one Day nationwide strike in a move to Force the government into a stronger military stance against Israel. The nationwide strike proclaimed 98 per cent effective by its leaders closed schools shut Down shops virtually closed the port and even forced a three hour halt in departures from Beirut International Airport. Police and troops did not interfere. Lebanon a half moslem. Half Christian Arab nation has lived in relative peace with Israel. The two nations had no fight during the 1967 Middle East War when Israel was battling All the rest of its neighbors. The trains operate Between Chicago and Council Bluffs and make the train will be operating Anda a. Stops at West Liberty Iowa City some of the buildings will be open. A there will i no charge at the i Marengo. Grinnell Newton Des Gate for admission. The Public is Oines an l t Antic invited and the opening is being Iowa towns served by the rail held in connection with com read have asked for a hearing in Meno ement weekend activities at an Effort to get the decision Over Iowa Wesleyan College. Turned. Local firm is Low bidder Fairfield a the it. Pleasant electric co has submitted the Low bid for the new electrical fixtures in Central Park. The letting was held by members of the Fairfield Park Board. The Low bid is listed at $6,885 and was one of five bids submitted at the letting. Discuss retail promotions tile retail committee of the chamber of Commerce held their monthly luncheon meeting at the Harlan hotel tuesday noon to discuss up coming retail promotions and other business. Memorial Day store hours were discussed and it was decided the retail stores will remain open until 9 of . Friday evening and will be closed All Day saturday memorial Day. Al Krueger gave a report on ridiculous Day. Which will be held wednesday july 22. Krueger stated that extra Effort will be put Forth this year to get More merchants to participate in this retail event. Gary Williams gave a report on the Central business District and informed the group that the cd committee will be looking for contributions Frim approximately 250. Businesses in order to raise the $3,750 needed for tile cd study. The City Council recently voted to match the Money raised by the retail committee for this study
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