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VOL. I,XXI, No. 280TI LSI) \ V, NOV. 30, 1913
MT. PLK VSANT, IOWA
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Report Nazis Have Put Out Peace Feelers
They’ll Do It Ev ery Time
By Jimmy Hatlo
WASHINGTON—THE NAZIS .MOVED ome cf their government office; out of Berlin in preparation for this latest series of RAE ail attacks.
A few went to Vienna, and others to the Dresden area, but the war ministry ai.d the bulk of German industry remained to Like the terrific rain of destruction I
How dec.live the Allied blitz will prove to be I in a strictly military way was not $ J*.'sable during the initial series - t attack but the psychological effect of the whole A.bed air-bombing campaign ; evident in the pfculiai lint taken by the German :adio Concealing the extent of the damage the Hitler pokesmen k'-p: constantly shouting lo the people We will not capitulate," and one Ca belter publicly broadcast a deriaration tha’ any shirkers on the home front were "lousy
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dashes.” only pose! unprintable word, the trays th*- ovei wrought nightly attacks But even more signifi din announcement thai tapo had teen created ling among the people. been ordered also to suppress whispered conversations in their places. The mayor of a Berlin suburb wa; among ev-eral who have suffered executions for listening to foreign radio broadcasts in the iat few week'
The official propagandists all try to exempt Hitler from blame saying he never wanted that kind of war (forgetful of what he did to London*, that the British cannot keep It up, that certain sections of Berlin were to be rebuilt •flyway,—all of which rather weak.
Swiss Dispatch Says Action Taken Despite Denials
London. Eng GNS)- A Reuter dispatch from Zurich, quoting Sw, diplomatic circles, ‘aid today that “despite both Allied and German denials the Naz. definitely have tretrhed oui feelers for the Allies’ anni Alce terms. ’
German denials of peace feelers are felt due. the Swiss report aid. to the Allies unswerving adherence to th?* agreed upon provision that no celation of hostilities will be considered with,ut unconditional urrender of the Nazis,
Ds patches said that it was positive that German travelers would neve: have creased the frontier of he Reic . if they were not on an official mission."
Ti.ere have bren nun.emu repo: * ti.at Franz Von Pa pen German amba. ador to Turkey, had hurried to Va1, ar. City to request Pop* Pin 5 * act as intermediary to pre ent G*: -in.tm’.s peat* feeler to tie Aho
Von Pap? n a Cabio.. -, is known = one of Ado.f Hitler.-, . hrewdt it dip:- -mats.
George fichroedor. verse as news agency, Von Papen had ap-. Father on .such a
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Will Decide Whether C ouncil Should Purchase Tract
Also Will Vote on Question of Tax Levy; No Bond Issue Required
f the be t avail a nart cf the I iast cf Mr. Pleasant, j the Pleasant Lawn f the Bert Marshall c; miles north of ML Pie A Civilian Aeronautic-; aul Kamas City has ah cady gi cl the acreage as a suitable
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Exhibit ( oordinated Team Work In Practice
Break Nazi Line In Italy
Whole Enemy Defense Position Endangered
Rotary Anns Guests At Turkey Dinner
Meeting Monday Evening at Home of Mr. and Mrs. (rant*
Erosion Control Importance Told
w Ut SECRETARY S'lmson , expressed optimism on tile war rn the Pacifu - where the promised major offensive has been launched on ail fronts —was founded on the unexpected ease with which we took the Gilbert Islands. Our planes found Japanese air resistance there and rn the Marshall islands which we have been bombing In preparation for capture One aircraft carrier division reported an almost unbelievable score of 46 to 4 in plane casualties of one phase of the Gilbert fight The ratio throughout the whole pacific «•**» about 7
combat, and increases to lo to I it you consider the number of Jap plane destroyed on the ground.
Bur the basic conception of future progress Stimson apparently had in
Interest Iii Establishing District In Henry County
Kiwaniam learned th; is showing interest in conservation district, ;
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county a soil t that
erosion controls that often cannot area nas been running otherwise be attained Lester Clapp. to I against the Jap- in air j0wa State college soil conservation expert pointed out at the meeting. Loss cf soil by erocion has been tremendous and if not halted means an eventual loss of income and a dropping in the standards of living, possibly abandon-mind, forecasts advances to the Mar- ment entirely
.shahs, from which Wake island can be
made untenantable <2000 miles from Tok mated average of . tx inches cf Iowa yo^ In addition, the fall of Rabau: will bring Truk, the main Jap air
base in the Pacific, within bombing range of our next attack The Jap', thus far do not seem to have the air force to offer any .stiff resistance to our progress. They should have couid happen
Season tickets are now en sale for tnt Wesleyan basketcail season it was announced today by Coach Olan Ruble. Despite the fact that he is molding a basketball team out of entirely new material Ruble premises local fans an interesting season Although lacking the hotshot-, featured in some previous Tiger teams, the coach describes the 1943-44 squad as , one of the finest group of boys he has ever worked with. Though inexperienced and untested in college competition. they exhibit in practice a coordinate u teamwork and bad-hand Lug technique superior to that seen in some previous purple - and - white 'quads.
’Because of this fact.” stated Ruble. “local fans may expect a fast, aggressive style of play and I think these boys are going to be in there wo: king hard until the last whistle blows."
An innovation on Mount Pleasant basketball courts will be the girls’ basketball team. This feminine counterpart of the Tigers has already played a practice game, and though losing to the championship Seymour ^quad, they showed plenty of premise. Local fans will have an opportunity to see them in action when a double-header is topsoil has been lost by erosion Iowa played with Parsons College on the has been aked to increase its soybean local floor Wednesday. December 8th. acreage 47 per cent to help the war-playing basketball because they really food production and Mr. Clapp said love it. these girls play a fast. aggressive that planting of soybeans on rolling .style of ball which many fans find as land was about the worst thing that thrilling as the boys’ game.*
established in many oihar Iowa as provided for in an enabling ac passed by the Iowa legislature a lev years ago.
Forming of the district, wha i has £ legal status and elects officer- make possible the attaining of certain sol
Algiers, Africa (INS*—Nazi Germany’s main winter line in central Italy was breached b- troops of the British Eighth ai my today and the whole enemy defense position on the Adriatic endangered.
In swift capitalization on several gains seated yesterday General Montgomerys forces .smashed forward from Roz>a accompanying positions on high ground north of the Sangro river, enlarged their new bridgehead from one to twelve miles in width and lour miles in depth.
Russians Near Vital Rail Center
Moi.ccw, Rn.- la (INS)—The Russian army today was reported racing across the last ten mile stretch to Shlcbin. vital German-held rail center, whose capture may mean the entrapment of huge masses of Nazi troops.
of some farms. In the last 80 to IOO years.
Bombers Blast At Reich Again
London, Eng. 'INS*—Giant four-motored American heavy bombers, blasting at the Reich for the second time in 24 hours, raided objectives in western Germany today amid indications that other Allied formations were pounding Axis satellites in the Balkans.
Rot arian* and Rotary Anus enjoyed a roast turkey dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Crane Monria. evening with Mrs. Crane, Mrs Stanley Looker, Mrs Sam Ewa:: and Mrs. William Walters serving.
After the splendid meal, the group went to the first floor where a program was gi\en. Mrs. Fred Ekstrand and Mrs. Ernie Never*, sang with Dr. Bela ad Mrs. Russell Weir gave a reading. Members and guests participated in a one-minute speaking contest on a variety of subjects.
At the business session, President Harold Lamm read a letter of appreciation from a soldier, who had received one of the Red Cress kits given by Rotary. An invitation to meet with the Kiwanis club on December 13 aho was read and accepted.
Dr. Bela Rozsa was welcomed as a new member and several new Rotary Anns in recent months were introduced. Mr. Chamberlain, insurance examiner, was a guest.
ilei©ut money en ht fund to buy a wail have a sub-fund. Also the has been estab-ult up gradually t, ar expenditure -> e?rosary to maintain the remain intact.
Will Dei de on Tax
While a bond issue will not be n ee. -[gary, the voters will be askfd to dec.de also on the question of levying a tax not to exceed enc and one-fourth mills for the maintenance of the airport after the land has been acquired.
No ext* nsive development of the acreage is contemplated immediately but even so there will be some expenses involved and the council wants to know
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made of possibl Mt. r leasar.r 1 i proved 6ut they many acreage, will sanction.
The men obtaining that the CAA is u: acquire land ’oo ch s Accident hazards au airfield is too close. On the CAA representative wa d-d not favor fields at gieate than the one now available The Cost
Purchase price of the Out .< should that be the one would be $36,000, or $225 per the terms of the option. A ties have advised the local citizens to grade and seed ti and to incur no ether ex,rem ent. They suggested that I
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portions of the field be farmed. Construction of hangars might come at later dates or might be made by private
whether fhe people of Mt. Pleasant are part.es under a lea.-e system with the
willing to be taxed for these.
Hoping that the city might be interested in acquiring an airport, a group
of local men recently obtained an op
tion on a 160 acre unimproved level
Ti:e airport question, which undoubtedly would be before Mt. Pleasant citizens at some early date after the war, came to the front at this time when it was learned the Dutton tract is for sale.
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to that land from the
been expected to present their be.-’ possible force in the areas already captured
Cleaning out the ground forces may be a more arduous problem, but at least the advance Jap air bases soon may be thrown back hundreds of miles from our best line* of communication to Australia. It is still a long way to Tokyo.
Members of the girls' team will be visiting local fans with season t.ckets for sale. These also ma: be obtained at F. B. Crane's Jewelry Store or by calling the college gym, (Phone 344).
STRANGEST OF ALL LEGAL phe
nome na is the developing effect of Jus- commerce
viewpoint of erosion control.
Mere and more interest Is being shown in stopping the loss of good Iowa soil. Emphasis this coming year will
be on contour farming because it__
is one of the most effective quick ways
cf increasing production and stopping Judgment (^Hilted erosion, Mr Clapp said. ”
Kiwanians also had a first hand report from the aviation congress held in Des Moines last week by Supt. C A.
Cottrell, president of the Chamber of He told how all regarded
In Account Suit
The Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.. was granted judgment fci $240.8' rn tice Frankfurter's .supreme court deals- the com[ng ajr age as of great import- court here Monday in the suit en as
lop last March, allowing a confessed ance ^ ajj towns, but that the meet-lennessee mountain moonshine mur-; was ou a conservative basis. Air-derer to escape from his conviction. ports will be of importance, but their The courts around the District of Co- development should be taken step by lumbia now have tulcd out confessions j g^p as the needs arise. in about three cases, one cl which in- The Rev George Q Hum waj. elect_ volved a murder charge on the same in- e<J secretary of lhe Kiwanis clut> for
count brought bv tao company against Claude Noel and others.
Judgment was entered as per file written entry in the action cf Everett L. Marian, executor, in a suit en a note against Fred Yccum.
Action on account cf M M Jacobs,
explicable giound Mi. biankiuitci laid the coming year bv the new board of assignee cf Wilson J Putnam and otii-
U. S. Planes Operate From Gilberts
Washington, D C. 'INS)—Secretary of the Navy Knox said today that American planes already are operating against the Japs from the captured enemy air held on Betio in the Gilbert islands. At the same time, Knox said that American ship losse. in the Gilbert operations were slight
The secretary disclosed that Navy Sea bees followed the first waves of the invading troops into Betio aud within four days after the invasion had the airstrip in operation.
Knox also revealed that on Thanksgiving Day American and Allied shipyards had replaced the merchant vessel tonnage lost by the United States since the beginning of the European phase in September, 1939.
Miss Wanda Huffman, daughter of Mr. Floyd Huffman, Monmouth, IU., and Edwin Rey burn, son of Mr. and MAS. William Reyburn. Por.emah. 111., were married at the Fir.'t Methodist church en Sunday afternoon at 12:30. Rev. George G. Hunt read the single ring ceremony. Dr. Bela Rozsa played the wedding music.
Miss Maxine Reyburn. Monmouth, and Norman Reyburn. Kirkwood, 111., sister and brother of the bridegroom, were the attendants.
The young couple will live in Monmouth where Mr. Reyburn is employed by the Monmouth Fruit Company.
May Cut Points To Move Some Items
Washington, D C * INS'—The OPA today told storekeepers, distributors and ethers in the food trade that they may cut point values of canned, frozen and dried rationed feeds that might spoil if held in stock too long.
The rule, effective December 4 specified that point- may be cut only if dollar prices are reduced at least 25 per cent, which will also help conserve these food' that might be lost if nm moved quickly into consumption.
SON OF FORMER
Word has been received here of the death of Myron Mir ear. sen of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Minear. former Mt Pleasant residents. The funeral will be held a the Turner chapel at Cedar Rap,cf- on Wedne:day.
He had been in ill healtn for soirn-time and it had been realized for several weeks mat he could not live. Hi twin bret bar, Byron, lost his life in recent months in the Pacific area where he was serving in the navy.
The Minears moved fr rn here to Washington, low a. and only recent! moved to Lee’s Sumrr.it, Mo.
License Slickers on Sale Wednesday
War Plant Blast Kills 2; Injures 28
down in his decision, namely that the directors prisoner had been kept too long by the police court before he was presented to the magistrate. Q 4. J T a WA
In the Tennessee mountaineer case tilFuSy IjHSi I/clV
cue of the five McNabb brothers confessed on a Friday morning but due to some detailed protest among the broth-, ers, the confession was not presented until 2 a. rn. Saturday— roughly 14 hours after having been made.
Mr. Frankfurter construed this to be “an unreasonable time,” and the courts are now bound by his decision, although no one has attempted to say what is a reasonable time, no doubts were cast
ers, against T W. Van Winkle was Parks Forster of Fairfield was a quest, dismissed without piejudice at tire cost
_ of the plaintiff.
Tile injunction action ct C. L N w-man and others auain-t Manning J. Cline was dismissed by the plaintiff the cost of the plaintiff.
New Corn Price
May Be $1.16
New York. N. Y. "INS)—Two men were killed and twenty-eight other p r-: ens injured, three cf them critically. w hen an explosion shattered the ten-story Wei tern E ecrn ic compar, y plant.
Every window in the bleck-square i plant, which Is en a rwenty-four hour a day war contract ,-chedule was shattered and police reported panes of glass were broken as farms a half na e away.
In Clothing Drive
Last day for turning in used clothing iii the clothing salvage campaign i- next Saturday, James O C amor, county chairman, pointed out todav Persons or churches should bring in clothing to the Blue Blazes office as soon as possible so that it may be cleaned, repaired and packed.
DEEDS FOR PROPERTIES ARE RECORDED HERE
Washington, D C. (INS' VV;r Food Administrator Marvin Jones aid todav that the new price exiling on corn mav I
be placed at si i6 a bushel, rue pres- Conference Concluded
ent price is $1 07 at Chicago.
°ETIT JURORS NOT TO REPORT UNTIL DEC. 14
New York, N.Y. (INS)—A Reuter dispatch from Lisbon today said it wa.-
F. D. Arnold and wife have given a f eed to Everertt E John- 'n and wife , for a property on Jay street, according to records at the courthouse.
on the validity of the confession, which has been saved from facing his coiffes- Laura Bell Glover and husband to had been accepted by the lower courts, sion in court as one primary result. A Fred and Emma Iseimian, IO aer *
A negro who confessed first degree bill is now being pushed in congress to about four miles west of Mt. Pleasant jury cases ready for trial before that
murder on a Saturday here, and could over-rule the Supreme court—and will on highway 34 in Tippecanoe township, cate. They were formerly summoner | art
not be presented until ll a. rn. Monday, be carried through. Consideration is given a.- $5,000. to report this week. I neet
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Motor vehicle license stickers go omit irate
“known definitely" there that President sale December I Your 19- 3 registration Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston expires Decembet ll. 1943, Pena It v for
delinquency will accrue starting February I. 1944.
The nuw stickers measure approxi-
_ Churchill had completed a'lengthy eon-
Petit jurors for the November com” | ference at Cairo “and are now emeu term have been notified not tc riper ro somewhere ii. Persia to meet Joseph until December 14 as there will be no Stalin match
Generalissimo Chian?, Kai-Shek took stickers in the conference and also will Then Stalin, the Reuter dispatch said. ractor
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