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VOL. I,XXI, No. 231SATURDAY, (X TODER 2, 1913
MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
SIGNERS HELD FOR POULTRY CO-OP. NOTES
Bombing Of German Gties Renewed
Ottumwa, Iowa A dir coted verdict J for the Omaha, Neb. Bank for Co-op-* erativrs Friday in the .suit to collect $50 (rom Fred Novotney of Traer, la,' established liability cf the’ signers of j notes to finance the now defunct Iowa! Poultry Producers Marketing as&ocia-1 Hon. I
Several thousand poultry producers and farmers in eastern and sou'hem Iowa signed notes to provide' capital stock for the co-operative mar-! keting association.
After being beset by financial dilii-culties the co-operative, which had be n backed b\ the low i Farm Bureau federation went through foredo ore and its as et were taken over by the Bank for Co-operatives. ,
J H Mason, bank president, estimated Frida', that mere than $100 000 is due on nrodueer notes in addition to the $00 OOO already collected He .aid nearly 3.50C persons owed an average of $35 each on the notes.
The defense attorneys contended signers were not obliged to pay the non*, in accordance with the conditions under which they were obtained, but Judge Edward L. Simmons took the ease (rom the Jury. sustained the plaintiff and ruled that Novotney Is liable for payment of the note.
Panthers Win At Bloomfield
They’ll Do It Every Time - - -
Locals Play Their Best Ball of Season To Win
Go Forward With Plans For l.S.O.
With a tentative sanction from the area FHO that a USO flub in Mi. Pl* ii tit < »n be financed, the project to provide the dub for the detachment at Iowa Wesleyan took >n new Interest at a nr>f < ting of the USO commit'* •• ani American Legion and Auxiliar) reprt eats*net Friday evening at the Legion Hall.
Faculties would Ire provided for the use of the air students on Saturday afternoons and evenings and Sundays at * one center, probably the American Legion home if available. Muss Dodd! if tin* Bn; ling ton USO and C. pi John Huttig were present and talked brief]) on the need.
Th' committee will meet again next Friday evening to make further plans The f tabu hment of the USO center had been delayed for several months because of a change in the area head-qua’*: Lorn Chicago to Kansas City.
The resignation of Mrs. L. P Ris-tine, who has so capably served as
Playing their be call of the season, the Mf. Plea int Panthers punctured Bloomfield's Inflated football hopes Friday night, 14 to 6 on the Bloomfield gridiron.
The fighting Panther .scored in 'h<‘ first and >"cond quarter and Bloom* field retaliated with a touchdown later in the second peri d to end th" scoring. Tin- game was a tough battle all the way with Bloomfield, which last week had run over Centerville, 25 ‘o 0, putting up a stubborn defense end maintaining an offensive threat that could be stopped only by th'* hardest kind of tackling -in far* by far the be t that the locals have displaced this season.
I rom 5 Yard I i ne Ander on ce int d first for ’he Pal. hers by going across from the five yard line on a reverse. Claw on plunged over for the extra.
In tho second quarter Clawson got away for a spectacular 75 yard run to, put th'- Panthers ahead 13 to 0 and ] Anderson went eft tackle for the extra punt making it 14 to 0 Bloomfield's touchdown Came as Iv* result of a Mf. Pleasant fumble on the goal line Tlfe ball slipped through the Panther clavers hands at the inopportune time Bloomfield recovered and took three pl vs to put. ovjr the touchdown The try for extra point failed on an incomplete pass.
Mt Pleasant dominated th* play throughout Coach Ekstrand had been forced to make a shift in the lineup ’ak.ive P ends fr.m guard md put-ting Ii rn at ’ackle *o fill the vacancy ca used by Captain Leon Marshall's illness from poison ivy. Marshall did ne t mak“ tile trip W.ibur Shirkey en* . was conferted into a guard to take Pounds' regular position. Other start rn were Cottrell. T&ckenbuxg, Miller, fhhith, Foster. Shelley. Shook, Clawson. and Anderson Only a f- w sub-s ltutions were made.
The victory gave ML. Pleasant tw -
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HIS SENSE of HUMOR IS ABOUT Mr
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BEEF HE HASN’T GOT'I. v//t
Washington Milk Situation Serious
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Distributors (ease Deliveries With Few Exemptions
Washington, Iowa — There were no delly ries of rn.Ik in Washington Friday. or od ti cars refusing since Thursday evening to bring in fluid milk until an adjustment is made in ceiling prices governing producers, wholesalers and retailers.
The situation grew so serious Friday that Mayor R. L L\tie telegraphed Secretary of Agriculture Claude Wick-ard asking office of price administrate n adjustment of the ceilings.
The delivery cessation followed a joint meeting of producers and distributors Producers are asking $3.50 per hundredweight on four per cent butterfat milk, which is an approximate increase of 75 cents per hundredweight
The onlv milk sold in Washington Friday was to the county hospital, restaurants and hotels for the regu-
Giant Planes Smash At Nazi Centers
Steady Procession of Fighters Cross Channel
London, England INS)—Ile ny allied bombings of enemy objectives in Germany and German-occupied territory by planes flying from British bas^s were resumed today.
Giant American Flying Fortresses covered by lightning-fast Thunderbolt fighter.-- again smashed at port installations at the nazi shipbuilding and submarine center of Emden at the mouth of the Ems river.
A Ste dy procession of allied fighters crossed the channel ’his afternoon in the direr tion of Calais on the French roast opposite the White Cliffs of Dover.
Last night the RAF carried out a
lar price and home delivery of one
rf heavy attack on the German industrial
Penicillin Scores Aiwain; Girl Lives
County Likely Over The Tod
Publishers Meet To Discuss Problems
New York N. Y (INS> --Penicillin, the new drug which has bec n used effectively in combatting r te types of blood disease, has scored again, it was revealed today at Bellevue hospital.
Latest patient to respond to the new curate vc is Seventeen-)! -at -old RT a Menno,, who last Sunday night wa so < lose to death from scepticemin th it las' rites of the Catholic church were given
take effect and rapid improvement was noted.
Good news to the contrary, however, sixty of th'* girls schoolmates at the Jamaica high school. Queer.-, did not want to take any chances, and alii,ough doctors aid they believed further blood transfusions would be un-neaossary, the youngsters yesterday
Auction and Other Sales May Put County Over
The war bend auction sale held at Cen ral Park here today and other last minute bond sales in all parts of •he county today probably put Henr#.' cohj.’v over ’he top in the third wt Then th*- penicillin began * , an dnve while figures were not a-
vailable on the purchases today, it was known that the coun y was near the goal sod it is a fairly safe prediction that the goal would be reached.
The bond auction was a successful affair with thousands of dollars worth of purchases being made. Items sold high for the most part with bidding cha: (red a bus and iepo. co at the Many of the smaller bidder^
Southeastern Iowa newspaper publishers talked shop at a dinner and meeting .here Friday af ernoon. Following the dinner served at the Yellow Lantern, the group went to th? Braselton hotel to discus some of The problems newspapers are facing.
Prof. Earl English of t! e University of Iowa discussed newspaper reader interest surveys in winch he has had some experience. I C. Kartack of Des Motnfs gave info:mat on from the central office cf 'he Iowa Press as
quat oer child under two years age.
The shortage is expected to be felt more today as the second half of town misses its delivery Dairymen have tem delivering in half of the town on alternate days.
city of Hagen in Westphalia.
Red Army Troops Storm Strong Points
Moscow, Rusna UNS' army troops stormed
Victorious red today at the
Two large herd* supplying the town ga„£ of Mogliev Md Gomel the were “liquidated” during the last fortnight.
JAP RAIL LINES AND BASES IN BURMA HIT
New Delhi India — American and British bombers, concentrating on Japanese-held rail centers and military installations in Burma, ranged inland and along the west coast Wednesday sociation. A panel discussion concluded and Thursday nlgh’s, destroying tracks
the afternoon program.
Newspaper representsfIves from outside Mt. Pleasant were: A. G. Roberts, Mrs. Vale Winslow, Bonaparte; E. E. Wecsel, New London; C. W Moody and Roy Pilcher, Burlington; R. E. Shannon, Washington; W. E. Pi out * . I Lockridge; Dennis Blosser, Wayland;
southern and middle strong points of the German hne glia rd . ng the Polish border as alrno.-t un-citecked Soviet drives whrh overran more than 400 nazi-held towns.
Red army forces are making their most import int assault.-* and strategic gains on a 300 mile line almost parallel with the polish border.
In a visit to the front, Hitler recalled this defense position “the Fatherland lines-’ and ordered Nazi troops to held them “at all costs.”
and rolling stock and leaving great fires, it was announced today.
A Jap barracks area on the Irra- Fifth Army
On Way To Rome
wa idy river, 20 mil s southwest of Myingyan, wa* left ablaze last night by American bombers Track- and rolling stock were attacked at Tantabin, near Shwebo; at Ngapayin, 70 nrles
.ast year, 26 to 0.
chairman during 'he preliminary a:- games played sines the
rangement* was accepted. ^wo schools began scheduling games
---------------- wtjll each other Bloomfield won the
Mrs. Dora Rukgaber ,u “r 13 7 M Pleasa,u won Taken By Death
Mi >. Dora Ru kg abe i died early tin. morning at he Burlington hospital as the result of an injury suffered in a fall early this week. She had received a broken hip in the fall.
Mrs. Rukgaber, who had been resid ing with her sister was 73 years old. Her husband died about nine years ago.
The funeral will be held Monday
hospital as blood donors. All were accepted and part of the vital fluid went into the plasma bank and part into the hospital’.- blook bank to be used for Rita. ’’just in ca-e.”
When the last of the upils departed.
cm out in the actual purchase of articles had opportunity to buy on some offering which sold repeatedly.
Among the top prices paid were $6,000 for the $100 bond and $5,500 for a $25 bond. The binding was especially
T. L. Merrill, Mediapolis; and Harris. Donnellson,
Dr. W'illiam F. Jacobs, superintendent fas^ on tdiese and .spectators were a-
j of the hospital said:
I “This is one of the
mused at he fast work of Auctioneers Ho: ace Chancy and Klopfenstein in hi art-stirring demonstrations we have t akir g the bids. The other bonds put
ever witnessed. If the enthusiasm Up for as wejj as eash offered for
shown by these children indicates the gaje especial )' well in terms of
———— degree of solidarity and friendship ex- ponds. The many ether donations sold
Deeds recorded at the courthouse isling among Americans, we here in j*jgh ajgQ A flash! ght for instance
John Moxiey. Sa em; W.ibur Smith, northwest of Mandalay, and Jap ports
Le€ along 'he west coast were left aflame, the announefment said. All the attacks were made without loss, j Jap oil reserves at three depots were destroyed and enemy positions near Kanzauk were shot up yesterday by British aircraft.
include the following; ’in this country
Winifred G. Abbott and others to about.”
Mrs. Joe Edgar, Canaan Lodge No. 627. Mt. Union _
property. Con "deration is given as $700.
Walter E. Buchanan and others t)
afternoon at two o’clock at a place yet John M Rhoades and wife. Mt Union
property. Consineration was $400.
Bernard T. Williams to Zada M Buchanan. Mt. Union property. Consideration was $75.
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have little to worry
to be designated.
BY NEW LEADER
MRS. RUSSELL TALBOTT DIES AT FAIRFIELD
sold for $75.
In lively bidding near the close of the sale, a nice white rooster sold 23 times for a total of $2 975. He first slid for $175, was turned back by suers? ive bidders and sold at the following figures; $125. $200. $100, $250, $150, $125. $100, $125. $100, $100, $200. $125, $125, $1C0. $125. $125. $125, $100, $100 and $100. the last being the bid of Hoffman, who kept the rooster.
HAD FISH ALL RIGHT,
BUT GAME WARDEN FAILED TO AGREE
Corning, Iowa — This is a story of he fish that got away yet still arc load and road center.
I New York. N. Y. — The Veterans of i Foreign Wars Friday had been advised q j and Inez Schaffner to its new commander in chief, Carl J. 1JI ~ -
_ Edna E Swan. MI Pleasant property. Schoenlnger of Detroit, Mich., to stop ia nr | ,5. jy I
Mr. Russell Talbott passed away at Consideration is given as $2 900 (‘attempting to dictate and decide Ifl 01*011 JI IIT S I I Oil Cl V I ti I) V Oil ICS* her home. 502 N. Court St., Fairfield,. .Esta CTLaughlin and husband to world affairs far beyond our scope of Friday afternoon at 6 o’clock following Charles C. E:key and wife, Winfield comprehension.” I
MT. UNION DEFEATS CRAWFORDSVILLE, 3-0
The Mi. Union baseballer? defeated Crawfordsville 3 to 0, with Donnol!” pitching a 2 hit ball game. Bobby Meyers doubled to drive in two mea; in the fourth inning to win the ball game. In the last two ball games, Dcn-nolly has pitched no hit ball for the first six innings but gave up a couple caught. J
hits in the seventh of each encounter. Clarence Bender, Coming’s mayor;
—---- Bruce Watts, superintendent -of the
Marriage License Issued mimiclpaI J. r. Anderson.
0 oil man, and four helpers went down
A marriage license has been issued alonB the rivet* near Sidney. la, where
fish are left in bayous and ponds after th" high water recedes, to get some fish for Coming’s municipal lake.
They had approximately 2.000 bullheads, bluegills and a few bass loaded in tanks on three
Warden E. R. Peterson appeared an*
Allied Headquarters in North Africa —(INS)— The American 5th arar.’ continued on its way to Rome today, while i’s engineers sought to turn recaptured Naples into a great offensive base against the Nazis.
Meanwhile the British 8th army wa? officially reported tc have captured two more important towns on its drive north of the vital communication center of Foggia.
A communique said today, “troops of the 8th army have occupied San Severn and Lucern ana advanced to the northwest of these towns.”
San Scvero is some 20 miles northeast of Foggia’s airfield, while Lucera is about 12 miles nor h of that rail-
here to William Grover Lewi.-, 57. Macomb. 111., and Miss Florence Marie Ward, 46, Mi. Pleasant.
Jap Defenders of Supply Base Trapped
Allied Headquarters in the Southwest Pacific 'INS)—The Japanese defenders of Finschhafen last major Jap supply base in the Lae area of New Guinea today were entrapped when Australian ground forces smashed into the environs of the besieged port. General Douglas MacArthur’s com-
rucks when Game;
4 ’ biunique said the Jap garrison of the
northeast New Guinea port is covered
and illness of three weeks. ( property.
Cozella May, daughter of Sarah Mil- J ----
ler and George Zion aas bom at Yi‘ - HULLED BY CAR BACKING
FROM A DRIVEWAY
mouth, I i., May 18, 1877. On Septetn ber 19, 1894 she was united in marriage to Russell Talbott at Yarmouth,
For many years they lived in the Yar-
■"“Tao VlC^y waTrile" ofrTe * to* today with the death .ast nigh.
on the beam and refrain from expending its energies and efforts in attempting to dictate and decide world affairs far beyond our scope of comprehension, and return to the principles and aims for which we were or-
*7 J 77‘Y*" gainized, ‘to care for him who has
of John Armbrlister, killed when he ^ , ... . .. , ..
bon# the battle, his widow and the
orphans.' ” he said.
Ottumwa. Iowa —(INS'— Another fatality was added to Ottumwa's traf-
was run over by an automobile being
Methodist church. Surviving besides her husband is one son. Earl Van Tai-
bott of Dennison, Texas, and three backed out of a driveway.
The body was brought to the Elliott caI was Clarence Ellis^^j™brl^te*;u a statement at the closing meeting of
meat packing plant woiker, is su.- . . _______v
vived by 4 sons in the armed services
and his wife.
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told them because they had no lioen, to transport fish they would have ro 3 P0**1*11 *al! of steel on ,hree dump the fish back.
The Corning men are pretty irked,! because they understand the fish just die on the drying mudfla s and create an intolerable odor for nearby farmers.
Police said that the driver cf the
Schoeninger. who succeeds Robert T. Merrill of Havre, Mont., made the
chapel at New London and will remain there until time for the service which will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from Trinity Methodist ^ church, six miles north of New London. Rev. Willard Banghart, pastor of the church will officiate and burial will be in Trinity cemetery.
MODERN BUNGALOW ON HIGHWAY 34 SOLD
the forty-fourth national encampment I following his election.
I A few hours earlier the convention had adopted resolutions protesting against ‘‘hoarding of youthful labor” in war plants, who could be drafted, and putting the V.F.W. on record as fered an eye’injury this week when a < unaJterably opoosed'’ to any peace piece from a steel wedge he was plan woujd bring the United States pounding broke loose and struck him ..jnto a WOrld government or super-in the eye. Tile steel cut the edge of staje” or bring “any dilution of our the eyeball, but it is believed the
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Hild Real Estate reports the sale of the fine modern bungalow located on East Washington Street and owned by the Helmiek heirs, to Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Wright of this city. The Wrights are buying this property for a home and get possession in the near future.
Mt. Pleasant 14, Bloomfield 6 New London 14. Winfield 7 Burling on 32. Keokuk 0 Ft. Madison 28. Celite! Ville 0 Ottumwa 21, Fairfield 0.
Fire In Car
Fi e in a car at No-th Adams and Fast Henry streets was extinguished Thursday evening with little damage to the machine.
THO’T HUSBAND-TO-BE DIED ON OPERATING TABLE; BUT HE DIDN’T
New Bri ain. Conn. - 'INS*— F r several month-. Miss Veronica Woj-tusik mourned the death of her husband-to be William W Connor whom she believed had died on the* operating table just prior to the date set for i their wedding.
But today, she knew he was alive and she was angry with him, angry enough to file a $10,000 breich-of-promise suit in Har ford county superior court.
In her action, M ss Wojtus,k charges that Connor had a friend call her
Meanwhile in the Solomons, ground and air activity flared up again with the announcement that American bombers during a night reconnaissance, sighted and attacked an 11-vessel Jap convoy. Four of the craft including a destroyer were directly hit by bombs from the Yankee planes. | Three of the enemy ships were de-’ stroyed.
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W \shlngton. D. c — Re au.-e women have complained of a shorta:??. the war pioduction board Friday authorized double production of bobby and hair pins during the last three months of this year.
ROTARY GOVERNOR WILL
from Bolton, advising that he had' COME HERE OCTOBER 11
oied during an emergency operation, performed on his arm following an accident. But what really made the plaintiff angry, she stated in the papers. was tha' when she called Connor's ’andia y ’o learn about funeral ar rangements. she was referred to Connor's wife.
Lou G. Chrysler, district governor of Rotary, will make his official visit here on Monday evening, C“Vber ll. instead of next Monday ev ning a3 previously announced. Mr. Chrysler has found it necessary ;o make soma shifts in hi- schedule.