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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - November 12, 1943, Mount Pleasant, IowaVALID RATION STAMPS I ud Oil I ............ Until    Jan.    3 ' ugar—29 (Book 4) .........5    lbs. ;hof*s—Airplane I (Bk 3) Indefly Shoes—1H (IkH.'t I)—hide fin! telly THE MT PLEASANT NEWS CANNED GOODS A, B. C, Green Bk 4t expire Dec. 29 X, Y. Z Blue Bk. 2i np re Nov. 20 Mea*s, Butter. Lard. etc. G, II. J Brown Bk. 3) expire Dec. I OU LXXI, .No. 2f»fi t in DAV. NOV. 12, 1913MT. PLEASANT, IOWA Allied Aerial Campaign Gains Ne w Fury TWI Paul Mal LON returns (Distributed by King Features Sjrn- Jlcale, Inc, Reproduction bo Full or in Part Strictly Prohibited.) WASHINGTON — MOST INTERESTING and 'thins most significant change in the rn’t election did not show itsell until the detailed final came in. I he Demount Us not only failed to get their ji.sual t orig labor majorities, but their eitv negio majorities as well. Symptoms of a change-over in the country at large were clearly sugg« -.ted in the scattered sample voting of these two class groups to which the national administration has appealed so conspicuously with special leadership. In Harlem, the Republican; a tually won a plurality in the twenty-first as-embly district (ail negro) where the count showed Hanley, Republican, 142; Haskell, Democrat 5,752; Haskell, Ai lertcan Labor party, 1.760, in lower Panthers Tie Washington in Season Finale They’ll Do It Every Time — Two Passes Score For Locals In Fourth I JUST MEARD THAT GAZELLA GOWAN US, UP IN TMF STENGL DEPARTMENT ISG£ttng married DON’T you think we ought TO DO something ROR HER? IP Acorus CHIPPED IN A DOLLAR APIECE vx PENCILLA IS COLLECTING WWE DONT EVEN KNOW The GIRL IN A POR ANCTThER BRIDE - //A THE STENCIL ROOM! NEXT SHE’LL J TH AT IS ABOUT TEN THIS \ ,/ BETAKING UPA COLLECTION FOR J VEAR I GUESS THATS J I SOME UBANG BRIDE IN AFRICA' ner    CLiC'l    I    iL     ,__V' O-jR NAMES AS CLOSE AS SHE’LL /r-\ EVER. GET ID WALKING' V UR THE MIDDLE V AISLE HERSELF RAF Bombers Blast French Rail Connection To ItalyWash. Mt P.First downs ....... ...IO llNet yards forward ... 269 168by ru hing ...... .,.105 68by passing ....... ...119 55by penalties ..... . - ., 45 Passes attempted .. ... IO 6Parses completed .. ... 5 2Punting average ... ... 29 32Total yards all kick' s returned ......... . .. 53 81A couple of long pas: se® in t he closingGO ON GAT ELLA’S SUCKER. LIST THEN /WE GET WEDDING ( invitations—And THEN THE LITTLE I it Harlem (Nineteenth district), ich is also negro, the democratic poll cny 700 votes more than the repub-n, out of 8,500 cast ame attribute this almost even split iariem to th' fact that a negro relic an candidate was running to be tv court justice ‘he won), ut the sam** symptoms were evident 3 in Philadelphia where there is no nterparf of the Tammany demotic machine which ha- run Harlem •re th*- Republicans won toe negro irBeth ward by 1,500 (during the v Deal, it has been Democratic by 0. the Seventh ward by 2GOO ius-ly Democratic by 3,000), also the rty-fourth Twentieth, Twenty-sec- 1. and Forty-seventh wards- and this ins* Bill Balli-, the president’s no, f< r whom Min Roosevelt ap* red on the platform N HIK BROOKLYN TWI NTH Til al i Twenty -first and Queens Second, ti. i same thing happened. n Kentucky, the Republican leaders ball on hit cl im. without tieing able to substanti- moved forward aga n after receiving the ai * .1 b’. figures, (hat 90 per cent of the kick, Cruli this time oroke up the drive minutes gave Mi. Pleasant s fig!,ting Panthers the touchdown they needed to tie Washington in the clo ing game of the season heie Thursday afternoon and thri led the large crowd of Mt. Plea-ant football enthusiasts The score was 7 to 7 Battling with all their power to gain some iecognitu.n in the confer-nee ’iv-teams turned on ail ;hey had in their (ffo is to score a victor) About evenly matched, they needed only a little extra Sj ark to turn the balance first to one side and then toe other. Passes, some completed and t me in. Ur epted, good gains on end runs and one oi two spectacular ks k returns, provided excitement for the large Armistice day c rowri Drives sl< pp (J Mt Pleasant moved into Washington lei ii tory early in the game, after Bol-leau’s kick went only ten yards to the Washington 38 Shook and Shelley picked up three yards each and Clawson added eight to put the ball on the Washington 24 Tile thrust was stopped suddenly -when Whittaker stepped in ahead of a flat pass and held onto the own 22. As MI Pleasant Ped Armv Threatens To Cut Last Nazi Held Railway M c'W, R ia J INS*—Hard driving units cf the Red Army today were reported within ten miles northeast of the important rail junction of Zhitomir on the last Gorman-h» Id north-south railway east of the Polihi border. Front dispatches .‘aid that Soviet trap' fanning out westward from lib-( ated K av continued their advance whilt in the Crimea other Russian forces threatened to capture the rail terminus of Kirch. Th? latter city already wa said to be in flame' a- Red Army forces drove toward it from bridgeheads to the northwest and scuth. Ti e Russian midnight communique anno.need that some 8.COO Germans were killed on tile long eastern front jesterday. J.S. Airforce Bombers Blast Factories In France “SCRAP THE JAP DAY” THURSDAY, NOV. 17 Business Houses to Close So Employes Can Man Trucks Goal Is ISO Tons th' scrap Just consider that it Is your I Jrit*.r duty to phone the Chamber c! Ccmmerre office, number 432. and give them the location of the scrap. A ‘•■pedal plea is being made by Jam« O'Connor, Henry County Sal- Farm Bureau Reelects Burkey As President Allied Advance In Italy Held Up By Rains Algid-, Africa (IN3»—'The Fifth and Fighth armies marked time today as the ; esults of several da's of rainy weather aught up with and hampered operations in general. Mechanized movement on the whole gave way entirely to slogging infantry- Howard S. Burkev, popular president men who painstakingly risked footholds of the Henry County Faun Bureau for en tire slippery hills.des under enemy tile past year, was reelected by a wide fire. mat gin at the election here Wednesday The proximity of the main German _ vage    Chairman    to    the    farmers    asking    J    n*Rht. Likewise Everett Scarf! for vice stronghold of the winter was reflected 11 hat they report any    scrap iron avail-I    president. Lester Schuerman, secretary,    in consistent counterattacks supported There will    be    ve;v little    ram    able. The farms are    the main sources ’    Fred Oldt, t eg surer and Frank Arsra-    by artiller, and mortars    from the    in- transacted next    Thursday afternoon,    of good heavy scrap    such as old auto-!    ham- voting delegate to the state con-    trenched positions. November 18.    in    Mr Pleasant,    except    mc bde motors scrap    farm machinery,!    vention, re-elected to serve another Eoth Allied armies    utilized    the term. Wayne T Garretson was elected weather to consolidate their own posi- Lonclon. Eng. (INS)—The All.ed aerial campaign to sever Na/.i railway ommunicatrons linking Italy with . ranee and Germany gamed new fury diring the night when R. A F heavy ambers smashed the Kemah Riviera ca. ta. rail a ay route into Ital., the A.r Ministry announced today. Tile c ipoling blow against the coastal IL.e was centered en Cannes an , rncc .cd out the second of the two ines connecting France witn Italy less than 24 hours after the only other louie through the Mont Cenis tunnel nad teen disrupted. The concentrated British assault on Cannes came only a few hoars after Ameiican L.berator bombers crossed the Alps from Italian cases and blasted tire railroad at Antheor near Cannes and ranged northward over eastern France to pummel the rail ya.ds at Annecy. At Annecy an important ball-searing factory was also blasted. All of the Ameiican bomber;; returned. Algiers, Africa (INS)—Heavy bombers of the U. S. Fifteenth Air force (hasted the thiru enemy ball bearing facto y in five days yesterday as part of an attack en the targets in eastern and southeastern France. General Dwight B Eisenhower's headquarters announced today. A small formation of unescorted Lib. craters crossed the Alps to bomb a ball bearing plant and rail yards at Annecy 30 miles south of the Swiss border. r to vote went Repub b an. a Detroit s supposedly non-partisan is lion, the official United Automobile Writer negro groups candidate was c feated by a rand.date who had the t king of Republicans. rhi- change-over in the negro vote by intercepting a pass Demons Score A the second quarter opened, a pass to Boileau gamed 15 yards and put the Demon on Mt. Pleasant's :o. the fir tune the-, had been in Mt Pleasant territory. The invaders, set back mo- that ail im poi rant business of round- old junk gasoline engines, etc. ing up scran iron to be used to make1 it should alco be remembered that • alternate for voting director position. tions along the ground gained during streams. gun- shells and bomb . lh* I ne an the more scrap gathered the more iron( Harry Bryson, state organization di------ —    - of .Scrap the Jap Day " I coing to and steel can be allotted by the W P Utctor and speaker cf the evening corn-mean more than just a phrase.    B for the making of new farm ma- ‘ phmented the local organizaton on a Business houses will close so that chinery.    [splendid    Drogram of achievements but business men, both employee na em-' The goal bs 150 tons. This is a lot of injected in his talk the tremendous plovers may man the trucks which will scrap i on but there is easily that much * responsibilities of the organization in be available for gathering the scrap available if it can be located. YOUR ‘Pood Production and during the critical hon Each truck will be manned by a cooperation is needed if this campaign I pcst-war period. crew cf business men.    j is to be a success.    I    ---------- On- t .mg however must be available Are you going to do your part on , VICTOR H. RURING “Scrap the Jap Day”?    | RETIRED PASTOR DIES this week. Most of it is featured mountains an f hills cut through by by 25th Anniversary of Legion Celebrated at Legion Home y Thursday. That is the lo ation of High Light of Evening Was Burning of Mortgage; Over 123 Present at Occasion v. s suggested in advance by some negro mentarily by a five yard penalty, came ( uc.dors and leaders and some negro    through    with    another pass, this t.me n w papers taking    the position, at a    from Crud to    Bostwick, that carried the rt igious convention    and otherwise, that    tall 34    yards    to the Mt. Peasant ll. further .support of    the administration    Boileau    raced    over the goal line en the was not warranted.    «    next play, standing up. He made good Labor leaders, on the other hand, just on the kick for the extra point could not hold their people Democratic    The remainder of the first half was With CIO support, the AFL official, who played between the thirty yard lines, ran for Governor unsuccessfully rn New After battling much of the third per-Jersey. was able to pull the full labor iod w.thout any serious threat on either tote only in Camden county (ship- side. Clawson set the Demons back on yards, CIO'.    their 15 yard line en a long kick. Wash- Elsewhere in union strongholds ington could make only six yards in through the thickly industrialized sec- three plays and kicked out. Clawson, tions of the state. Republican Walter receiving the ball, made a spectacular Fdge got the majorities 'excepting only 27 yard run up the middle of the field Boss Hague’s district). Thus the to Washington’s 34 as the period ended change-over showed even in the (ase    Passes    Good cf a candidate who had CIO, AFL. the A penalty of 15 yards against Mt. national administration and the Jersey pleasant was followed by a no-gain play City machine.    aud then Clawson picked up only four - going to the Washington 46. The Mt. BI CH DETAILED EVIDENCE, on Pleasant outlook was not good. tip of the already noticed decline In j Th? Panthers suddenly uncorked a lower OI the American Labor party in passing combination. Shelley to Fester, I ew York, the San Francisco mayoral- that clicked and completely changed All State High School Team To Be Named MRS. RHUM ELECTED PRESIDENT COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CLUB t * result, Detroit and Kentucky, obvi-< -ly confirm a national labor split* * >te. ’n Kentucky, of course, John Lewis* ne workers voted Republican, al-ough Mr. Roosevelt handed the nes back to Mr. Ickes the day be-e election, as Lewis wanted. the picture. The toss was good for 31 yards taking the ball up to the Washington 15. Seconds later Cottrell, standing behind the goal, had his fingertips en the ball, but couldn’t hold it. On the fourth down, Sheller again hurled to Fester, who stepped across goal for the mere as the game ended, touchdown. Clawson burrowed over his    First    Downs Des Moines. la. <IDPA•— Ballots for the 1943 all-state high school football team are being received this week by ■ some 650 Iowa high school coaches ana J rfficials from the News and 30 other Iowa Daily Press Association news-pap:rs. The coaches aud officials; will use the ballots to nominate theii choices fci j the team which will be announced in I the News Nev. 26. Thirty-nine players will be named on the all-state teams—13 to a team with each contingent being composed of men in the regular pcsitions plus two utility players. Pictures aud thumbnail sketches cf the first team will be released along; with the announcement of the entire squad on Nov. 26. Sketches and second team pi titres will appear Nov. 27. i There will be no p!ctures of the third squad but sketches will be u-rd Nov. 29. ••The nomination.-, will be counted by j an a'l-state committee of sports editors, who wi I make the filial selections. - Over one hundred and twenty-fivi Rev. Victor H Ruring. 78. of 403 E members of the Bob Tribby Post No. Si 'Henry street, Mt Pleasant, died thus of the American Legion gathered at J morning at 2 o'clock after an illness OI the Legion home last evening at a cov-i many months.    ered dish .-upper Later a program in Rev. Ruring. a retired Congregational observance of the 25th anniversary ol minister, and Mrs. Ruring moved to the Legion and of Armistice Day was Mt. Pleasant a few years ago. For enjoyed. several years he served as paster of the Thi? program was conducted by Past Congregational church at Danville. He Commander W K. Rogers as toastmaster and opened with the introduc- A one o’clock luncheon preceded the business meeting of the Flenry County Democratic Women s club at the home of Mrs. John Myers Wednesday. Election cf officers for the cerning year resulted a- follows; president,; iS survived by his wife. Mrs C. E. Rhum. Wayland; vice presi- I The body i- at the Crane funeral lien of the past commanders and the dent. Mrs. Myrtle Schreiner. Mf. Plea.-- : home where it will remain until time past Auxiliary presidents. Songs In for the funeral service which will be held at the Congregational church at Dan- ille Sunday. The hour has not been announced. Interment wall be in Jagger cemetery. ant; secretary. Mrs. John Myers, Mt Pleasant; treasurer, Mrs. Ed Wit*rig, Wayland. Following the business meeting a panel discussion was held on the subject “United Nations and World Peace.'' Mrs. Nellie Miller of Olds. county j * chairlady, who visited Washington, D. j C, recently, and attended a meeting cf j Congress, told of her experiences while j there.    I The next meeting will be the second Wednesday in January. ANNUAL ARMISTICE DAY OBSERVANCE LUTHERAN DELEGATES OF MISSOURI SYNOD TO MEET HERE SUNDAY D'leea'os of the Lutheran congregations of the Missouri Svncd from con- Cbserving Armistice Day, Thursday, Legionnaires V F W and members of the 82nd Detachment at Iowa Wesleyan assembled at the barracks, and lead by the cadet band, marched to the bandstand in the park where a fifteen minute program was presented. The program consisted of numbers by the band, prayer by Prof. G. E McLean, talk by Frank Abraham, chairman cf the day, and a talk by Judge gregarious in Keokuk, Burlington,; Paul McCoid. If the administration cannot hold own right tackle for the all important Whi'e every Mt. Pleasant player de- Washington and Lockridge will meet j rhe procession then marched to the or and negro group votes, there is extra point.    serves    praise,    tcp    honors    cf    the    after-    at the chapel rooms of t.'.e local Lu-j honor roll and flag pole at the court other large class group vote in the untry which it can be said to control. Washington Threat noon undoubtedly went to dell Shelley, rheran congregation for a circuit meet- hoise lawn, where the band played The Washing ten showed    a spurt    of new    who not only    threw the    winning touch-    lug Sunday afternoon. The visiter    of power in the closing    minutes    making    down pisses    accurately, but who also    the District, the Rev. Otto Beer,    of gains on both passes and runs.    Shelley    was tackling    hard and    effectively and    Homestead, Iowa, will have charge    of intelcepted a pass on    the Washington    marie some    excellent    ground gains,    the program for the day. Purpose of tho meeting will b^    to MR. ROOSEVELT WILL NOT DE- IDE whether he will seek a fourth rm until about next May I. according    *6 and after the Panthers had moved    Clawson was doing splendid work also, j the private news passed around to ;    tip to the Washington 35, Clawson kick-    tut was not as spectacular as Shelley,    discuss    the    work    of    the    church    in    the emccratic senators by his political    ec* to ^ie Washington 23. Marshall, sent    In the line Tackenbcrg was the stand-    Iowa    East    District    of    the    Missouri anagep, Byrnes, Hopkins, Niles and to same as a Washington substi-    out.    gyred with    the    lavm n    of    the    congre- lank Walker. They want to delay the tute- paced off 16 yards on an end run    The lineups: Washington: ends.    Pre-    gations represented    at the    meeting invention from June to August in    and then tock a pass for 15 more,    byl, Tanner; tackles. Gilchrist. Doran; nreparation for a short campaign.    Bcib au added nine to get up to the Mt.    guasds, Whittaker. Wheelan, center, _ Pleasant 39.    Peters; backs, Cadi, Bostwick, Boileau, COLORADO S, SENATOR JOHN- After a 15 yard penalty against Wash-    Longer. Substitutes, Genkinger.    Been- SON, who suggested Chief of Staff irp;cn. Bo twick got away for a 27 yard    blossom, Cook, Berk and Marshall. General Marshall for the nomination, en^ run gcing to the Mt. Pleasant 30 is rn anti-New Dealer. He pulled Star Spangled Banner, and the salute to the dead was fired; tap- were sounded by the cadets, the echo given by EV C. Huene. COUNTY CONVENTION OF U.S.W.A.. NOV. 16 D.U.V. OFFICERS ATTEND ARMISTICE DINNER The U. S. W A. will hold a county onventitn at the Red Gross rooms at the library in Mt. Pleasant Tuesday, November 16. Registration will begin Mrs. Ellen Br.\ ani. Ca'pa- anent presi-1 at 10:30 a. rn. Covered dish luncheon Mt. Pleasant: ends, Cottrell, Foster; dent of the Daughters of bunion Veter- j prcmp ly at 12. The afternoon session Pleasant was penalized five and tackles. Tackenberg. Pounds; guards, ans. Mrs. Gladys Miller, department i will begin at 1:30. thr "ugh for re-election last fall unex- Eo.leau plowed through to the 13 for Smith, Shirkey; center. Marshall; backs, pectedy, after fighting bureaucracy, a f;rst down. Less than four minutes Clawson. Shcok. Shelley, Donald, Sub-calling for economy and questioning - plaV remained. Two plays made stitutes. Neese, Strohman, Hill. tv'e foreign poicy.    e-lily four yards and two incomplete Officials: referee, Samuelsor., Par. He has many administration friends peases gave Mt, Pleasant the ball. Claw, sons; umpire, Bellamy, iowa; head (Co-i.Mnued on page 3)    s-on reeled off IO j aids and then 12 linesman, Leyes, Carthage. secretary, and Mrs. Mary Taft, department counselor, were guests o*f Tent No. 53, at Waterloo, at a turkey dinner on Armistice Day. An impressive Pegram and enter*ainment followed the dinner. Mrs. Melle marls, county president, vi I preside at the meeting. Mrs. Lucy Flate of Bennett, Iowa, first district president, will be the main speaker There are nine units in the county; all are expected to be present. their honor were sung by Miss Martha Jerrel. The following have served as commanders and presidents the past years: Past Commanders 1919—Dr. J. W. Laird (deceased) 1920—Warren K. Rogers 19L1—Parke Cornick 1922—Axel Bergdahl 1923—Harlan E. Ford 1924—Fred Brandei 1925—Ityax Kinney (deceased) 1926—Frank Lankford 1927—Paul O’Connor 1928—Dan Winter 1929—Earl Heune 1930—Ursa McCoy 1931—George Koch 1932—Frank Abraham 1933—Herb Heaton 1934— Roy Craig 133'.—W H Butler 1936 Walter Spry 1937—Enoch Sanders 1938—Paul Schmidt 1939—Raymond Nihart 1940—Elmer McMillan 1941—Dr. Tom McCabe 1942—Carl Wright ’ 1943—Merton Wright 1914—Ted Taylor Auxiliary President-. Mrs. w. Puckett Ol a Laird Vere Andrews Aletha Cornick Eva Kinney Lottie Jeffrey Martha wilson alice Chandler (deceased) Mrs. C. T. Ryan Cora Abraham Florence Jerrel Hazel Strube Ola Laird Ale tha Cornick Ebba Kermeen Nina Ward <2 years) Mary Jane Hamilton (2 years) Cecile Zink Marie McCoy Lois Mills Candace Jericho Myrtle Schreiner Alice Crowd The presentation of the commander:, md presidents was followed bv the speaker of the evening District Commander C. H “Ike” Gilbert of the Bonapare Post in Van Buren county md now connected with the U. S. Federal Employment office in Burlington Commander Gilbert gave a forceful adless in which he oointed out the extreme necessity of all doing their full part in the war offer' He also stressed the value of the Legion keeping then membership at the highest po.ss ble point. The high light cf the evenir.g followed when Commander Ted Taylor in a short address marie the welcome announcement that the Legion was now out of debt and that the notes and mortgages would be burned Mr. Herbert Heaton of the building committee then assisted Mrs. Marv Tribby, gold star mother and mother of fhe soldier the post was named after, in the titual of burning the morgan At thi- t.me another gold star mother of World War I, Mrs. M. C Caris, two geld star mothers of World War II, Mrs. C E McKenzie and Mrs. Charles Mi.ispaugh were introduced as well as two gold star sisters of World War I, Mrs. Nina Caris Ward and Mrs. Nellie Tribby Gillis. Then followed a tribute by Mr Rogers to Dr J W Lai.d, late chairman of the building committee and of Henry Wahlborg, who served as adjutant cf the Post for many years. Both have passed away during the past lr v months. Mr. Rufus sheafe. First District Sergeant at Arms of the American Legion, and Machinists Mate. First das-, Gloyd Ross. U. S Navy, were introduced. Machinist Mate Ross has served in the navy for seven years and ha* seen action all over the world The evening closed with a s lent prayer for the men now on the battle fronts of the world and the introduction by Mrs. Alice crow!. Auxiliary jpiesident. of various officei-. and leaders of the Auxiliary. The groan then adjourned to the upper floor where games we; * enjoyed : The Grogram was under the direction jct Mrs. Thorns McCabe, a chai*man I of tile Anniversary committee.

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