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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - October 8, 1958, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it. Pleasant news these Days vol. 80. No. 237 it. Pleasant Iowa wednesday evening october 8. 1958 by George e. Sokolsky so you re sitting pretty about 20 years ago i moved into a rather fashionable pleasant Well managed apartment House and settled Down to comfortable living in the More prosperous years of my life. The rent was reasonable because there was a depression and places like this House were half vacant. So we were sitting pretty and we spent some Money on carpets drapes and such and we invited j guests to dinner and showed off All the bounties with which we were blessed. True the building had been foreclosed for its mortgage and was being held by a life insurance company which was losing Money on it. But their loss was my gain. The insurance company maintained the building in tip top shape and we had excellent services As though we were really among the fancy people. Then the insurance company found a customer. Whether my landlord was Trujillo himself or some member of ids family or somebody else Down in the dominican Republic we did not quite know but we became dominican j owned and every tune a pipe burst j or the boiler went out of order we i had to wait weeks on end before word came from the dominican i Republic authorizing repairs. J berth Buffington and Dean the building deteriorated. The1 Meyer the chairmen of the a farm Seiv ices deteriorated no longer did Era for Fred Quot organization in Hen by Carrier 3�# per week by mail $7.50 per year make age shrine plea local group Given Fine reception mrs. Batchelder teacher for Many years is taken six injured As car overturns goal line to present press Box plan to schools welcomes Adams replacement a maj. Gen. Wilton b persons deft gets congratulations and his commission from his new Boss president Eisenhower following swearing in ceremonies at the White House which made him the new assistant to the president. Persons succeeds Sherman Adams who resigned the Post. A Farmers for Fred to meet Friday by county Are planning a county wide meeting at the . Building in it pleasant Friday october 10th at 8 00 . Quot Farmers for Fred a was formed by a group of Farmers in the first we have a Doorman to get a taxi. 1 in fact often two elevators were run by one Man which can be dangerous. Also the elevators broke Down oftener. I never could figure out How the inspectors passed those elevators until someone told me District who appreciate the Contri that which i had no Way of proving Button congressman Fred Schwen and therefore can say nothing j Jias made in promoting the in j about it. There were Many obvious j Teress of the Iowa Corn and live violations and hazards and Rob Farmers in the legislature j Benes occurred. We were no longer j m Washington d c during his j swells but the rent Cost More. Balloon with airman aboard soars upward Alamogordo. N m. Up it a a giant plastic balloon soared toward a 20-mile High destination today with an airman aboard. It. Clifton m. Mcclure. 26# Anderson s. A was the Lone Passen Ger in what air Force authorities called a Quot perfect Quot take off of the much delayed Man High Iii project. The air Force Hopes the balloon will reach the Edge of outer space. The Long awaited launching Fol term of office it will also Gie a Owenj a wind collapse of another farm folks an Opportunity to make balloon tuesday when a sudden the Story of Henry county s advantages As a possible site for the proposed agricultural Hall of Fame was presented effectively in Kansas City tuesday by a group of the county a citizens. They told tile Story concisely before president Howard Cowden of the consumer a cooperative association who conceived the Hall of Fame which is under consideration James Isleib Secretary treasurer of the Hall of Fame organization and others. Present to show their Community interest l a were 65 Henry county residents an impressive representation. Three others at least made an attempt to reach Kansas City but turned Back because of bad flying Condi mrs Mae Batchelder died tuesday evening at five o clock at the Millspaugh nursing Home where she had been seriously ill the last three weeks. She was taken to memorial Hospital on labor Day and to the Home on sept 14. She had been an invalid the last three years. Mrs Batchelder a resident of it. Pleasant since 1927, taught English in the Junior and senior High schools until her retirement in 1948, she had previously taught in Idaho. She was born in Colorado Springs colo., the daughter of and Harriett Burton Ambler. She was graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College and attended Columbia University. Her husband. Rev. Fred w. Batchelder of Boise Idaho pre six Young people suffered injuries none serious when the 1951 Pontiac car in which they were Riding went Down an embankment and overturned seven Miles South-1 West of it. Pleasant monday at 4 . The car driven by Delbert Yoe i Man 18, Fairfield wits headed East j and was rounding a Sharp curve i car the John Rockwell farm when a the Box pop sub Llmas umm it did on Loose gravel went Down the goal line club tuesday night voted to present a plan for a press Box on top of the North grandstand at Mcmillan Park to the College and High school for consideration. The committee which investigate braves and yanks tied at end of 8 deceased her. Also her parents. She leaves her sister Hattie b Leach and cousins. Services will be held Friday afternoon at two o clock at the also our very delightful neigh-1 suggestions on needed farm legis boyhood deteriorated. It used to be that one could take a pleasant walk of a sunday morning and meet folks one knew and have a talk. But not now. The Side streets have become filthy. Automobiles line both sides and Are most often double parked. The noise and soot Are trying we Are citizens m a slum. Once a fellow came to see me to i request that i write something favourable about Trujillo and the dominican Republic i showed him How this Home of ours had deter to rated after two or three 15 per cent rent increases ordered by the i rent control Board which calculated landlords hardships by a formula that increases building deterioration. So i said Quot i Don t know this Trujillo personally maybe he l All you say he is and that he did not have Galindez murdered but ii he runs his show in the Caribbean the Way he runs this House milking it and putting nothing Back into it i we ant none of him or his gang a some of the apartments were broken up into minor cubby holes and we got some very Peculiar neighbors who stayed for Short periods. Anyhow the dominicans a lature and Long Range farm planning and discuss All phases of the agriculture program. Similar meetings Are being held in each of the counties in the first District on a bipartisan basis and All Farmers and their wives As Well As those particularly interested in agriculture Are Welcome. Coffee and doughnuts will be served following the meeting and nil those present will have the Opportunity to talk personally with or. Schwengel. Gust spilled it across its desert launching site. Air Force officials said the balloon was Drifting slowly South and Southwest in almost Calm conditions. They said it might come Down Over Albuquerque thursday morning after More than 24 hours aloft at 100,000-foot Altitude. Tons. There was no commitment at this meeting none had been expected because the selection will be made after full consideration is i first methodist Church with or Given by the site selection com George Hunt pastor of first myth Mittee and the Board of governors Odist Church Burlington and or Many of the 46 communities which e a. Mathews associate pastor of have indicated their interest in i first methodist Church. It. Pleas Over the embankment and rolled Over. Yoeman suffered cuts on his i right hand and bruises. Allen Mil i Ler Fairfield received a Cut Over j his right Eye and bruises Sherry Douglas it. Pleasant a cracked i Bone in her Arm. Cuts and bruises i and Mary Ann Fryer. It. Pleasant i bruises they were treated at me Morial Hospital and released. Ray Moth Fairfield and Beth Ford it. Pleasant both received bruises but did no to require treatment. Tile car owned by vein Yoeman Fairfield was badly wrecked and will probably total out. Hat a 20 foot Long press Box could be built on top of the grandstand at a Cost of approximately $500. The Wood Structure would seat ten persons. A plan by which the goal line club the College and the High school would take care of the Cost was proposed. Coach Edd Bowers was chairman for the committee of which Lambert Estle and Charles Sowers were the other members. Having the Hall of Fame Are still to receive consideration. The local committee did have the very courteous attention of the officials. Or. Cow Den remained beyond his appointed time to leave to hear the Complete presentation. Or. Isleib gave his very close attention to the phases As they were presented and spoke briefly. Too or. Cowden gave Assurance that the Henry county area would be visited by a representative of the site selection committee and that Mcclure was sealed into his Sites within the county under mrs. M. C. Barton taken by death snug fitting capsule at 5 am. Cost today and ground Crews slowly inflated the towering Pear shaped plastic bag with helium. Then the bag and Gondola were snapped together. Crew members paid out the Slack slowly and the third in a series of trips to the Edge of outer space began. Wint i eld mrs m. C Barton 80. Died at her Home in Winfield. Tuesday afternoon following a Short illness. Helen Mcgrew Barton daughter of Finley l. And Sarah Emily Brewer Megrew. Was born april 25, 1878 at Douds. She was a graduate of Fairfield High school and Parsons College conservatory of music. She was married to Merrit by Barton oct. 24. 1910. After their marriage they lived at Fairfield patently got tired of our complaints i for two Vears Anco then moved to and sold Ila place to one of those Winfield in 1912. Realty companies which take a mrs Barton was Well known in disclose plan to put Man into space in capsule House to sell it quickly which often inflate its value by some kind of improvement that the tenants find horrible which bring Down costs by decreasing services and show a loss to get a Legal increase from the rent control Board. They leased the building to an agent who immediately began tearing it apart to put in a garage to Lessen the lobby space to Cut Down services and to show great activity. As things go in this country one very Busy tenant organized a ten Southeast Iowa. Her husband was a funeral director and owned and operated a furniture store for 42 years until his retirement in july 1955. Besides her husband she is survived by a son. Harry of Dallas Tex to o grandchildren and two Sisters. Mrs. Bertha Whitham of Fairfield and mrs. Nellie Donaho of Everett Wash. She was predeceased by Hor parents and four Brothers mrs. Ballon was a member of Washington up a a plan to put a Man in space in an orbiting capsule was disclosed today at the Pentagon. Officials said the goal will be to keep the manned capsule circling the Earth for 24 hours and possibly to to 12 orbits before returning the vehicle safely to the ground. The project for which 40 million dollars is now available is expected to be completed within three years. Roy w. Johnson director of the defense departments advanced r search projects Agency men option would be viewed. The Henry county committee indicated afterwards that they w Ere greatly pleased w Ith the reception Given by the officials and the Assurance of the visitation by the site selection committee representative. Members of the delegation and Robert Nelson of Kansas City a former resident presented the Henry county cause in a planned step by step session which opened with a 22 minute film on Henry county. Tile film which has been taken by Jerry Magnuson included pictures taken in the area hotel and Motel accommodations the proposed Sites within the county which Are under option and a Section on the Midwest old settlers and threshers reunion. After the picture or. Cowden spoke several minutes and gave some of the background of tile Hall of Fame plan what it is hoped it will become and told of the interest that has been Manifest. Ant officiating. Interment will be at Forest Home cemetery. The body will be taken from the Crane funeral Home to the Home at 413 North Adams thursday morning and will be there until time for the services. Pope has second stroke coach Bob Evans talked on my pleasant s 19-6 Victory Over Centerville and said he was naturally quite pleased with his teams performance. A it was strictly a team Effort. Evans remarked. The. Panther Mentor said that he thought Centerville had a real Good club and the entire mph8 team did a great Job against the big reds. Evans pointed out that the Victory makes it. Pleasant the a favorite to win the Southeast six Castel Gandolfo Italy title and that favourites have a up Pope Pius Xii suffered a habit of getting knocked off. He second stroke today that was said that the panthers Are not Milwaukee wis. The Milwaukee braves and the new York Yankees were tied 2-2 at the end j of eight innings in the sixth game of the world series Here today. The Yankees took a 1-0 Lead in the first inning when Hank Bauer blasted a Home run into the left Field stands. The braves tied the count in the last of the inning j when red schoendienst singled advanced on Johnny Logan s sacrifice and scored on Hank Aarons single. Milwaukee moved ahead 2-1 in the second scoring a run on singles by Wes Covington Andy Pafko and Spahn. Art Ditmar replaced starter Whitey Ford during the inning. The yanks forged Buck to deadlock the tilt at 2-2 when Mickey Mantle singled moved to third when Bill Bruton fumbled Elston Howard a single and scored on Yogi Berra a sacrifice Fly. Named to position at Post office Maurice Lemasters. Who has been serving As City assessor has been named to a position at the local Post office and has begun his new work. He will have full time work there As clerk and a limited amount of carrying. He fills the vacancy caused by the Transfer of Glen Hayward to the postal transportation service. University told of the excellent Community spirit As he observed and experienced it in i. Pleasant. Or. Ervin spoke briefly of the old threshers reunion which already had been featured in the film. Helen Virden spoke of the project As a Community Effort and Orville Kinworthy told of the acres pledged. R. O. Elefson gave comments on one of the Sites under option the Drain farm. Green acres one half mile North of it. Pleasant on 218. And John Elgar gave details about the other site under option the Virgil Murphy farm three Miles West. Others Are under verbal option it was pointed out r. J. Vavroch gave comparative i figures on Henry county s favourable building costs and or. Ervin sum j Maried the presentation. A Large brochure in the form Ofa flip Chart with Many illustrations i was used in connection with the complicated by a heart attack and pneumonia he was reported in his a death tile Vatican radio said doctors attending the pontiff Quot do not have any Hope for his the 82-year-old Quot Pope of peace was still alive at 7 30 ., 1 30 . C.d.t., a feat that we As an amazing tribute to his physical stamina. But death seemed Only a matter of time. And As the Day wore on the frequent announcements about his health intensified the suspense that gripped the world and this tiny town South of Rome. Doctors gave up Hope for the Popes survival after his second cerebral attack in 48 hours this morning and a new crisis brought on by a a grave cardiopulmonary collapse at midday. Iowa receipts show gains ants association. He telephoned and j the Winfield presbyterian Church and sundry to join up with him. To j a charter member of the chapter hire a lawyer to get action. He j j. T. Of p. E. Of. A past Matron of advised that warrants be sworn for Winfield chapter of order of the arrest of those depriving the Eastern Star and a member of the tenants of Normal a cities he d a r advised that affidavits requested. The body is at the Barton my by the agent not be provided a Kasson funeral Home in Winfield. Very Busy Man indeed was this neighbor on the other hand he quietly and gently signed up with tile agent for another five years All on his own Baton Rouge la. Up a gov. Earl Long urged passage of a Law requiring the superintendent Wilson Ervin presided and introduced Ralph Taylor who presented the Section on the facts that Henry county is in Hie Middle of the Middle West and that Henry county is at the Center of some 35 honed the plan briefly in a speech 1 minion people within a Day s div presentation. This splendidly Pleat Stamford conn., tuesday night i time of the arca. Paled Book was the Handiwork of Warner a. Russell eave Henry j Beth Rochefort of the Low a county a geographical position in Wesleyan Public relations staff Southeast Iowa and presented facts who had been assigned to the 1 on Iowa As an agricultural Leader i project for the week and on phases of its Industrial development. Leo Turley discussed Henr y county a surface contour and its soil Quality then gave the Story of Good crops and livestock Des Moines up a governmental receipts for the first Quarter of fiscal 1959 were $23,392,493, up nearly 2 million dollars Over estimated receipts the state comptrollers office said today. State comptroller Glenn sars Field said the increased Revenue from various taxing sources indicate Quot without questions Iowa s Economy is a still on an upward c Ora Teeter taken by death mrs. Chester Ross taken by death Cora louder Teeter. 77, died Sud Kienly at memorial Hospital at 7 25 it . Tuesday oct. 7. The daughter of Jonathan and Rita Meade president of the Matilda Hutchinson louder she Henry county 4-h girls made an a was born july 9, 1881 in Jefferson excellent Short presentation in be Harlan Foster Loo Bragg Wilbur those who went by bus were William Walters o t Wilson Orville Kin worthy or. And mrs John Mathews Frank Delucia l t. Hallam Warner Russell Mil madams Harold Knedler Leo Turley Robert Hannum. Lyman sheets m. Wettach Lyle Shellabarger Winfield mrs. Chester Ross 74 of Winfield died at mercy Hospital Burlington at 6 50 a in. Wednesday she had been ill since february. The body is at Barton Mckasson funeral Home in will iced where services Are pending. Taking Bloomfield lightly even though the Mustangs Haven t been doing to Well. A just because we beat Centerville does no to mean we Are in a Evans states. Quot Fairfield is still very much in the title race and it. Madison is always Tough at Home when we play too or. J. Stewart Jackson remarked about the Fine Way the Centerville crowd treated the mph fans at the game Friday night. Too coach Bowers said he Wasny to satisfied with the play of Iowa Wesleyan against Parsons except that the tigers won. He mentioned that the tackling and blocking Wasny to up to Par. Quot we got our first two touchdowns too easy and tended to let up a Bowers said. Quot Parsons had some Good running backs in Harvey Jackson and Terry Heil. Rough play on the part of Parsons Cost them some penalties which really Hurt Bowers said that Don Lewis Eddie Ross and Eddie Rich did a Good Job of running against Parsons and that Ardean Williams and Dave Mineart were stand outs in the line. Concerning saturdays opponent upper Iowa Bowers said that the peacocks Are the hardest team to defense against in the conference. Quot they use a lot of different formations and throw the Ball All Over the place a Bowers said. Quot they Are one of the better teams in the i the Tiger coach said that it looks like a real Good conference race. He mentioned that his club in t sitting in too bad a position and if the tigers have the desire could have a Chance at the title. Films of the Parsons Wesleyan game were shown. Coach Gay Dahn talked on his Panther freshman Sophomore win Over Washington. He said that although the locals won they did t play too Well losing the Ball on fumbles too much. County teachers Honor supt. Davis Henry county teachers and their husbands and wives assembled for a dinner and presentation of a gift to out going county superintendent Joseph s a is on oct., 7. At 6 30 p. In. In the Lincoln room of the Harlan hotel. Those present for the occasion were or. And mrs. Crane Caris or. And mrs. George Stanley. Mrs. Myrtle Schwab mrs. Erma Scott mrs. Mildred Neil or. And mrs. Earl Zickefoose mrs. Davida Nicholson and husband miss Florence Collins. Or. And mrs. E c. Dun Lavy miss Glendale Frankhouser or. And mrs. Melvin Rich or. And mrs. Guy Messer or. And mrs. Max Schaeffer. Mrs. Marcia Cammack. Or. And mrs. Lloyd Hinkle miss Margaret Rensberger or. And mrs. Peter Hinkle mrs. Lida Grant or. And mrs. Bill Owen Mary Henessee Elaine Martin or. And mrs. Bob Piper or. And mrs. Bob Gibson and the guests of Honor or. And mrs. Joseph Davis. Crane cans principal at pleasant Lawn and president of the Rural Henry county teachers association acted As master o f ceremonies for the occasion. Or. Cards congratulated Erma Scott pleasant Lawn teacher on being elected to the position of vice president of the Southeast Iowa teachers association. Caris further expressed appreciation for the cooperation and services received from the office of county superintendent for the past year. The program consisted of several Harmony songs presented by the teen tones Sharon Eye Waumeta Kerr. Linda Biggs and Sara Stanley. These numbers were warmly received and the applause was generous. The program was terminated by the presentation of a Large Sunburst clock to the Davis. Joe Davis stated that he had received Fine cooperation from the Rural teachers and school patrons and officials in Henry county that in his opinion Henry county has and will continue to have an excellent and dynamic school system and that the county Board is currently considering a possible merger with an adjacent county or the luring of a successor to Hie office of county superintendent. County. Chuckles in the news half of her organization. Wealing Bater William satyr. A novel series excuse so i figure it is better to own a Little White House in a ii tie Village than to be subject to the Law of Supply and demand in the b i g City where Middle class people do not have enough political strength to get the Protection that those on Relief get. Maybe we shall All be forced to move out of the big cities. And who really cares Down with the swells. _ m. Paton March 9, 1903, she was mar her uniform and presenting her Terson Herbert Jones or. And mrs lied to William Teeter in Fairfield subject splendidly she was the Star John Rockwell. O w Wright. John or the program. J Elgar Helen Virden Frank Bonair a. M. Patterson pointed out that mrs. Ralph Meade Rita Meade. Henry county is an area of bal-1 Dwayne Messer Helen Moore danced Economy an area which has Edna Casanova or. And or Roger Lloyd w. Keith Dies in California relative Dies of state police to Check out with the governor s office before leaving the state Long said he Learned supt. John Nick Brown reported he was going to new Orleans on an investigation Quot but instead he went to new York to the world or Teeter died in 1935. Mrs. Teeter was a member of the Royal neighbors in Fairfield and a member of the congregational Church. She had made her Home with miss Bessie Parker of 503 e. Madison for Many years. Surviving is one sister. Miss vim louder of Fairfield. Five Brothers two Sisters and her parents predeceased her. Funeral services will be held at both Industry and Agni culture. Also he gave the information on the excellent transportation facilities. Frank Delucia gave the information on the lodging and food facilities of the area which Are considered quite adequate supt. C. A. Cottrell talked on to i takes no Hanten Antioch. 111. Up tile Rev a i Raymond e. Hood Rector of St mrs. Paul Jericho has receive Ignatius Church hates a being out word of thu it sudden death of her j of touch a aunt mrs. Al Billman of it Madi j he installed a two was radio the w air cookes funeral Home Henry county As a Good place Friday. Oct. To at 2 . With Rev. Live. H. Russell Jay. Pastor of the fed or. J r. Chadwick told of the son Rudolph elated Church officiating. \ area As a g00d Placo to play and Thayer. Interment will be in the Hillcrest t included the creative phase of play. By plane cemetery at Brighton. I to develop his talk. I Atwell. The family will meet friends at Galer Darrell Goddard. Or. And mrs. Art Mills William Kyle Clara Hess Nancy Kerr Deni Jones. Vein Wright Rolla Reznick. M and mrs. Virgil Murphy m a run Peterson or. And mrs. Lloyd Peterson h. Eugene Smith. Marshall Bailey Lester Mcgohan and Byron Corey. By car or. And mrs Ray eld Hickey and p a u Lloyd w. Keith 58, died sept. 50, in Van nays Calif. He was bom at Wayland and was a graduate of it. Pleasant High school in 1918. Services were held oct. 4 at Steen a Chapel North Hollywood. Calif. With the Rev. Herbert Schneider officiating. Interment was at Angelus Abbey mausoleum Compton Calif. Or. Keith had visited in it. Pleasant this summer. Faubus makes Appeal for funds Little Rock Ark. Up a gov Orval e. Faubus wrote a per Sonal letter on ins official station-1 Ery appealing tor contributions to open private segregated schools to i Day and ordered copies sent to thousands of persons throughout i the country. Firm not the one that has local contract car in ditch Wilson Ervin c r. An old car was observed lying on c. A. Cottrell. Or j. R. I its top two Miles Softli of town on pendent die Chadwick Robert Stull. Dick a the Oakland Mills Road wednesday Missouri. Judgment entered a judgment has been entered in District court for $525.20 against Wilmer g. Wainwright doing business As the Northwest Glove co. New London in favor of the inde and Supply co., of one of the members of the Jensen construction company of Des Moines offices of which were damaged by a dynamite explosion As reported tuesday is Erling Jensen known Here. Mrs. Jensen is die former Rose Taft a former it. Pleasant resident. This Jensen company is not the one which has the contract for the it. Pleasant High school gymnasium and is now replacing the gymnasium floor the Jensen company which has the High school contract is the Viggo Jensen company of Iowa City. Fire Call son services will be held Friday in his car for Quick relay of the funeral Home thursday evening Robert Nelson now assistant to Broch Charles Jennings. 1 in. ,.n/.v,, Between 7 and 9 j the Chancellor of Kansan re by London and Ralph Taylor afternoon j Telephone Calls from Pur Shoner new morning. The car stood upright at i the amount is owed for Merchun i the Quot Alc of the Road for two Days. \ disc. Fire trucks were taken out briefly wednesday morning and then returned to the station. The Call from Broadway was cancelled quickly
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