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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - November 21, 1958, Mount Pleasant, Iowa The it. Pleasant news these Days by George e. Sokolsky citizen is. Elite the Good citizen does not often come in conflict with the privileges of the elite but these privileges do exist and they Are increasing in number. Look at tile Low numbered License plates in Large cities or the Deputy commissioner of this and that shield which takes Milady to the department store where a chauffeur Parks in an a permitted place. One such car that i saw carried red lights like a fire chief. I looked inside the car and saw Only the wife of a businessman. Too so a Friend of mine found that his father was dying on a trans Atlantic liner and that his Mother would be alone. The Young Man wished a privilege which most poli Ticiano use All the time and news a Punnen have always been Able to use. Namely to get to the ship As j quickly As possible on what used to be called a Revenue Cutter in my j youth. Of course being a Plain citizen he applied to the proper places. He should have applied to a politician who would have arranged what he wanted in no time. He tells me Quot i called and spoke with six men in new York diverse members of the u s coast guard and of the u. S customs men of in tailing Courtesy and tenderness. But helpless to Advance so bold a Mit Iest As i was making. Nothing they concurred could be done without the intervention of the collector of customs himself who was due in his office at nine in the morning. The coast guard Cutter i explained was due to leave for the Narrows a very few minutes after nine could not someone else at this advanced hour and considering the emergency intervene sadly i was told vol. 80, no. 275 it. Pleasant Iowa Friday evening nov. 21, 1958 by Carrier Sot per week by mall bin per year life term for girl allocate half of Cost of new Oakland Mills Lidke in a the Charm shop Quot a Many local persons have parts i Charm shop Quot which was present d at the High school auditorium seated again on saturday evening. Shown Here in one of the scenes Sarah Patterson or. J. Stewart Jackson mrs. Randy Gill and mrs. Or. Tenner await word director of on Hall of i Hall of Fame Fame action then he writes Quot i turned As one docs in such circumstances to my friends. In a few minutes Calls had been put in to those critical Telephone numbers that you and i know All about. But it was after Midnight and nothing conclusive was accomplished we had. However wrested from one Man the Home Telephone number of or r a Dill the collector of customs in new York and i Lay in wait for him and rang his number at 7 30 a m. He was terribly sorry and terribly kind i hasten to say it but the order prohibiting passengers on the coast guard Cutter was categorical and he. The collector of customs for the i port of new York did not have the Power to Grant an exception i w a lever the circumstances. Who could i asked. Only or Ralph Kelly commissioner of customs in finally he got to two senators two congressmen and two administrative assistants to two other senators and a National committeeman now he was getting hot. That is where he should have started with the elite he should have started with those for whom citizens Are bumped off crowded planes and for those for whom compartments Are Quot sold twice on crack trains. These Are of the elite. But Mark you what happened to my Friend he was finally Given the pass and he got on the Cutter and there he found not less than 35 other civilians on Board. He asked himself j they All have dying a fathers i observed and listened i the majority i Learned w Ere members of the staffs of congressmen returning from Europe j they were present As retinue. J there to dissipate any inconvenience that might conceivably get in the Way of the harmonious disembark Kansas City mo., up i or. A Webster Tenney Washington d. C. Was named today As executive director of the agricultural Hall of Fame committee which is searching for a site for a Hall Hon i or Iii the farming Industry and its great names. The committee has 21 possible Sites including Des Moines Ames and it. Pleasant in Iowa under consideration. It will decide later today which of the Sites to inspect this weekend. Howard a Cowden. Kansas City a member of the Board of the agricultural Hall of Fame emphasized the Cholee of Sites to be visited this weekend would not indicate any preference instead the committee will tour those Sites now unfamiliar to the committee members he said. The selection committee originally intended to narrow the 21-City Field to three to five spots today. Tenney is an agricultural education specialist in the u. S. Office of education. He was named executive director at an annual salary of $15,000 under terms of a five year contract to begin Jan. I. Will ask for civil service for state employees mount Vernon Iowa Upit a gov. Herschel c. Loveless said today he will ask the Iowa legislature to adopt a civil service system for All state employees As a Stop toward a increased efficiency Quot in government Loveless said the civil service system will be one phase of a three part program to improve state government. He said reorganization of state departments and the payment of a adequate a salaries for state employees Are i also important if the state is to receive the Type of government it needs. There was a full time Vigil at the 1 Telephone at the it. Pleasant chamber of Commerce office Friday As word was awaited on whether or not the executive committee for the agricultural Hall of Fame would visit my pleasant. Up until three . No word had been received. The announcement from Kansas City in a news release that the visitation would not indicate a pref Jerense for the places visited May j be a new development in the plans. However details were not immedi i lately available in this connection. High school open House on sunday open House will be held at my 1 pleasant High school from 2 30 . To 5 30 . Sunday with the new gym new class rooms the remodeler Home economics room and the relocated and remodeler cafeteria the main Points of interest. Guided Tours of tile building will be conducted by members of the student Council. Winfield school broken into Winfield the Winfield Community school was broken into during the night tuesday but Only i minor damage was found clone j Sujit. Don a tog announced after a meeting with Tho school Board that should those responsible be apprehended they will be prosecuted to the full extent of the Law and not through the school administrators. N the Holiday season play a the thursday evening and will he Piearc from left i Richard Elefson Leo Kennedy. Prepares to hoist Virginia state flagpole i Richmond a. Up1> a the i state of Virginia prepared today to hoist a separate but equal flagpole to its Capitol roof for the Flag of the United states of Amer Lea. J next question presumably which Flag gets which pole gov. J. Lindsay Almond has. Said they should be equal but Congress has ruled that there a no such thing. According to its regulations for Flag display on two equal poles the american Flag i must Fly at the right. Almond announced thursday that he had ordered the Blue Flag j of the Commonwealth of Virginia run to the top of the Capitol s i single existing pole and displayed As an equal of the u. S. Flag at All state buildings most of them like the Capitol have Only one Flat pole and Are flying just one hag today the state s. Almond is a Leader in tire South a Quot massive resistance to school integration but he denied he intended any Defiance of the Federal government or disrespect to the u. S. Flag. Quot i not Only respect i worship the Flag of my country Quot he said. He said a second flagpole is already under construction for the Capitol where he believes Quot the Virginia hag should Fly on a parity with the american Supply ships on big Quinoy Island thursday while communist artillery was silent it was disclosed today. Then the reds prolonged the agony of waiting today by with i holding their alternate Day bombardment longer than in tile past. Action taken by the slate Highway commission this week to assist with the construction of a new Bridge at Oakland Mills is of major interest to Henry county the Eom mision allocated up to 50 per cent of the Cost of Che new brei from the farm to m Uklet Road equalization land re in remainder of the Cost would be paid by the county. The b2-Yrar-old Oakland Mills Bridge has Long been a controversial one it lies Between two state roads at the South end a1 the it. Pleasant Oakland Mills Road and at the North end of the Oakland Mills state Park Road. The Bridge on he other hand is county property tile county Board of supervisors and Hie county engineers have been attempting to work oui some plan with the state to either take Over the Bridge completely or to assist with the construction of to raw one. These negotiations have been continuing Over the last five years or More officials state. The allocation made til is week will amount to Between $90,000 and $100,000 according to the estimates. The estimated Cost of a new con two held for break ins in county two men who Are in custody at Anamosa have admitted four breaking in Henry county which occurred last we Eek county officers said. Sheriff Russell Van Tuyl and stall Hill City policemen went to Anamosa Friday morning to question the men. One of Hie i n us Cecil Hudson of it. Pleasant. The other is from Minnesota and his name Wasny to mailable Here. Modern air travel discussed by Paul Rodgers Quot fasten your Seatbelt Quot was the subject of a talk filled with amazing comparisons by Paul j. Rodgers director of Public and interline caril Fugate found guilty of murder Lincoln neb. Up a Dis relations for Ozark airlines. He was court jury today convicted 15-year-old caril Ann Fugate of first degree murder and imposed a sentence of life imprisonment on the tiny eighth grader. The seven men and five women been done in the dining a cached their decision at 10 30 a. Of the Church where the m a r s but it was not announced until 40 minutes later the speaker at the meeting of methodist men at the methodist Church Here thursday evening. The Wrights flew their plane 120 feet he recalled. That could have room men gathered or it could have Bacn done on the Wing of a Boeing we Ien jud8e Harry a. Spencer reconvened his Lancaster county 707 which has a wingspan of 148 District court. Feet he said. 0 0 9 the new Jet airliners will travel around 600 Miles an Horn he Point f aril a Fate was announced to i cd out. That Means that it will be newsmen jammed in a hallway i possible to have supper in London outside the courtroom moments and attend an evening play in after the solemn faced jurors filed new York City. 1 Baclic courtroom following More than a Day of deliberation. As Bailiff Bill Paulson read the the men were arrested wednes a or Rodgers stressed that it is Day when authorities became sus 32 times Saler to ride in a Coni vicious that they were trying to Mercial airlines plane than sell stolen goods Iii Anamosa. Hud i travel by car pm was charged with carrying concealed weapon. A the men admitted the break ins of the banners Union Exchange store in Swedesburg and the Olds Crete permanent Type Bridge for school nov. La and Cecil Linders this site similar to that Over Skunk River on 34 West is $185,000. Los Angeles up a. Steve Mcqueen a former ran Driver was acquitted thursday of driving his speedy sport car Quot too slow on the Hollywood freeway he explained he could Only go 39 Miles an hour because Oil agin trouble. Ervice station in it. Union and Ronald Metzger a drug store at Olds nov. 13. The men May bet med Over to person and by radio and television to verdict to reporters it was read he also called at simultaneously inside the court Tention to the increased plane a a of by the jury Foreman travel. In 1941, commercial planes Carli buried her face on the travelled three million Miles. In shoulder of defense attorney Mer-1957, they travelled Over too million j Ril Reller and w ept convulsively Miles. I As the verdict was read in the in reference to his work then it be atmosphere of the court speaker said he had travelled Over Doorn 70,000 Miles this year from Rome. The s0lind of her hysterical sob to Honolulu and had spoken in j Hins Wras the Only noise in the deathly still room. Reller patted Henry county authorities. Cleaners used about 85 minion dollars Worth of chemicals in 1957 to clean proof water a oaf and remove spots from clot Hung. To two million persons. He was introduced by Richard Higgins of the methodist menus program committee. Crop a Quot second mile service of mercy Quot your a gifts to Kop the Christian Rural overseas program Plant the seeds of Christian love in the hearts of men women and children who have ceased to believe that life for them holds any purpose or any Promise. Gifts of food mean a gifts of life and Hope to the destitute and hungry in lands where War drought earthquakes floods and other disasters have left destruction and want in their Wake. The people of America contribute food and fiber or Cash in lieu of these commodities to the crop Community Appeal to help those Iii other lands who cannot help themselves. I will give to crop by. Of Corn or $ name _ Send to Box 27, it. Pleasant Iowa. This sunday afternoon Iowa Wesleyan students will he making personal Mil citations in Rural Homes for a Kop. Clinton Man crash victim Preston. Iowa up a John Henrickson 25, Clinton was killed thursday night when his car skidded and rolled off a Black topped Highway South of Here. Henrickson who was alone at Tho time was thrown from the car As it smashed into a ditch. His body was found a few feet from the car in a Field. He was the states 519 traffic fatality of 1958. Editor of labor news at Burlington Dies Burlington Iowa up a Peter Leo Mennen 77, Burlington Long time editor of the labor news Here died Early today following a heart attack. Mennen had been editor of the labor paper for the past to years. Chuck Mcwilliams on first All state team derailed cars cleared from tracks Kation of their employers a the reason Given to my Friend for not letting a citizen meet a dying father or a suffering and frightened Mother by a Revenue Cutter is that it is dangerous. Bunk i did it when i was a shave Tail learning this business. The real reason is that this is a privilege held out for the elite including press agents tor movie stars and various other personalities most of whom were manufactured As such by being permitted to enter Sherman Billingsley a Quot cub room a my Friend naturally is Hurt in spirit by this inhumane attitude of the bureaucracy. He is Only beginning to learn that in what is called a democracy the bureaucrats get Small pay but big privileges one privilege is showing off another is displaying Power the third is making the citizen Grovel. But before a politician these same bureaucrats squirm like eels because that is where the jobs and the dough come from. Copyright. 1958, King features Syndicate Ila Des Moines up it a Rock Island lines officials said Here today train service to Chicago is operating normally now after seven derailed cars of a freight train were cleared from the tracks near Colfax Iowa. The derailed cars of the freight train Tore up 125 feet of track and damaged a switching system thursday night. Trains from Here to Chicago were detoured through Washington and Ainsworth until repairs could be made. Bates replaced As game announcer Iowa City. Iowa up Frank Bates who admitted making an Quot unfortunate Quot remark Over an a open nuke Quot at Iowa stadium last saturday won t be handling the Public address announcing this saturday at the Iowa Nutre Dame game. Bates the Iowa City High school football coach said he had been notified by athletic director Paul Brechler that he has been replaced. Fred Winters the physical education director of the Cedar rapids Public school system has Quot temporarily Quot replaced Bates Public address announcer. First games in new gym Here tonight the it. Pleasant panthers and Dubuque rams will open their respective Cage seasons at the new mph gym Here tonight at 8 o clock with the fresh Man Sophomore game beginning at 6 30 . Fans May Park in the East and West parking lots in the it. Pleasant lumber co. Parking lot on the North Side of Monroe Street South of the school and on Side streets. No parking is allowed on both sides of Madison Street and the South Side of Monroe Street Between Adams and Hamlin streets. Tickets will be on Sale at the North and South doors of the gym thieves try to crack Safe at Houghton Houghton a thieves who broke into Merle thrasher s feed store Here late tuesday night had to Settle for $5 from a Cash drawer and about $4 from a Ooin operate i soft drink machine. The thieves tried to crack open a heavy Sale in the store but the Safe crack. So i h e y scooped up the change in the Cash drawer got a Little More from the pop machine and left. Charles Chuck Mcwilliams rugged guard on the 1958 undefeated it. Pleasant High school football team was named to the Iowa daily press association first All state team which was announced i today along with three other teams and an honorable mention list. The Complete teams Are on sports i Page the Panther lineman was a mainstay in the Strong my fleas ant line which was rated one of the Hest in the state holding opponents to Only 32 Points in eight games the past season. Mcwilliams was outstanding a a the Panther Forward Wall All Yea averaging around 20 tackles per game recovering numerous dumb As to set up touchdowns and blocking with authority. He pulled from his guard position on the winged to formation and provided Good in ter Lemice tor the Panther a i carriers. Mcwilliams 18. Is a set it a. Weighs 180 pounds and stands 510. He is the son of mrs. Marilyn Mcwilliams and Wade Mcwillams land Convoy of Supply ships Taipei. Formosa Upina Tiona St China landed a Convoy of i Ive other members of �?Tlit1 mph team were named to the Hor Rable mention list. Halfback i�?T1 Molander and tackle Terry Jacobs were High on the Honor list both the second from the top in their positions. Ends Larry Jacobs and Roger Wehrle and fullback cli1 her Greenup Are also on the Honor Roll. Hwte Grinders from the undefeated new London team were Only other Southeast six foot named to the Honor list. Quart Baller to make out of the All Sta. Bark Bill Warth tackle bul teams besides Mcwilliams is Bob Brooker my halfback dare i a Thomas Centerville a inc half. Iowa Gidders named to teams Are Earl Mcquistion Keokuk first team guard Bill Schwartz Ottumwa second team end Jay Memler Iowa City second team Center Tom Dillon Muscatine third team end Bob Berry Burlington third team Center Gary Freeman Oskaloosa third team tackle and Mike Schmidt Knoxville fourth team guard. Other Southeast and South Central Iowa Gidders named to the honorable mention list follow ends Dan Kadel Centerville Ron Reed Knoxville Dennis Della Verdova Albia and Don Hopp Williamsburg tackles Denny Wilkerson Burlington Leon Burmeister Muscatine Henry Melhorn it. Madison Harry Butler Centerville Larry Burns Wellman Lamoyne Buser Columbus Junction and Charles Slykhuis Pella guards. Ted Williams. Keokuk Louie counter. Burlington Jerry butt Oskaloosa Dick , Fairfield and Fred Milledge Muscatine centers. Jerry Chezum Fairfield and Mark Decook Pella. Backs Dean Stoner Burlington Bob Slykhuis. Pella Jerry Lockett. Keokuk Jim frees Muscatine Jerry ramp it. Madison Larry Davisson Fairfield John Axel Muscatine Steve Lewis Oskaloosa Duane pet Williamsburg los Williams. North English Bill Grena Walt. Washington Gary Leeper. Chuck or Williams Washington Bill Grove North Back. Who was named to the fourth English Terry Grace Oskaloosa team. Her shoulder comfortingly As the grim jurors heard their verdict read by a court aide. Cards weeping could be heard above the judge s voice As he thanked the jury for its patient and thoughtful consideration of the Case. She managed to raise her Crimson face to look in apparent reproach at the jury Box. But no juror looked at her. Again she buried her head on reliefs shoulder and he took her in his arms. 9 0 0 in under Nebraska lathe jury s life sentence is binding upon the court. Carli specifically was convicted of aiding and abetting mass Slayer Charles Starkweather her red haired boy Friend in the murder o f Robert Jensen 17, Bennett neb., last Jan. 27. Jensen was one of to persons slain by Starkweather during a murderous rampage across Nebraska and into Wyoming in late january. Starkweather was convicted of the Jensen murder May 23 and sentenced to death in the electric chair. He now is awaiting an Appeal to Hie Nebraska supreme court. The jurors found caril guilty on both counts of an information filed against the 92-Pound Lincoln schoolgirl. They were that she helped in the slaying of Jensen and that she aided and abetted in the robbery of Jensen. Working on zoning plan the Henry county Board of supervisors has been working on zoning for Henry county or parts of it recently and is continuing the Effort chairman Edw. Brea Zeale said. The matter has come to the front because of the possibility that the county May be selected As the site for the agricultural Hall of Fame. Advantages of zoning in the area Are obvious. The supervisors and the county Engineer Are giving Assurance of full cooperation. They have made a trip to Ames to talk with or. Fitzsimmons specialist in this connection relative to the zoning program. As a result preliminary zoning plans have been made and the supervisors already have selected a tentative list it commissioners to serve in connection with the zoning. Other Steps will be taken As rapidly As possible Board members have stated. Bulgarin is Iii other Southeast and South Central. Ron Murry. Columbus Junction Dean Norton Wilton Junction Keith grow Wankel Wapello and Tom Reinsager West Liberty. Moscow. Up a marshal h Kola Bulgarin who was replaced Premier last april is seriously and undergoing medical Treutle in Moscow reliable sources said t Day

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