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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - October 11, 1958, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it. Pleasant news these Days by George e. Sokolsky taxing schools curious things happen All Over this country in these years of High taxes and High costs of living despite plenty of jingling Money in the pockets of the speculators labor and Farmer but not in the pockets of salaried people like policemen firemen and school teachers the inflation is putting a tight squeeze on everybody. The jingling Money is not Worth much in a store or for a suit of clothes. And the inflation grows increasingly More dangerous because already the government has difficulty in disposing its Bonds and w hat it has to pay for its Money is too High at the same time the Stock Market is moving up too High in a professional Effort to hedge against inflation by devices which have never worked. Also real estate is changing hands too actively which is always an Index to inflation. Inflation is a disease which can destroy a country More surely than War or pestilence. Vol. 80, no. 240 it. Pleasant Iowa saturday evening october 11, 1958 by Carrier 30 per week by mail $7.50 per year Moon rocket far into space whenever taxes Are too High citizens turn to possible economies and one. Based usually on bigotry is to attempt to Force private and Independent schools to pay taxes. The theory is that the state pro Vlades a school system and every child should be sent to such a school willingly or unwillingly. I note for instance that in California there is a Quot citizens United against taxing this organization is fighting to keep exempt from taxation private non profit schools below the collegiate i Grade. The Issue it would seem to me is simple. Does an Enterprise earn a profit or not it there is no i profit there should be no tax if the school is run As a business for a a private individual it should a taxed the same As any other business obviously the objective of the movement to a elementary and High schools is not to reduce taxes for the result is bound to show an increased tax but to abolish the religious school the parochial school the talmud torah Etc. Barbecue plans announced Farmers meeting Neglio Prischtt surfs Olla Central Park to become High stakes stabbed to death in racial rattle big restaurant for a Day in Campaign Are stressed Central Park in it. Pleasant will be converted into a huge restaurant for a Day next saturday oct. 18. The huge restaurant will be serving one menu featuring barbecued Chicken and will be manned with volunteers with one objective. That objective is to raise funds to help defray expenses of the Effort to bring the agricultural Hall of Fame to Henry county. Rescue 116 from ship by a copter a huge Barbecue pit 140 feet Long will be built along the North Side of Central Park. Serving fill Hong Kong up a the u. S. Cruiser Helena. Flagship of the 7th Fleet arrived Here today with 116 chinese rescued by helicopter from i norwegian ship that struck a reef while in route from communist China to Singapore. The 3.405-ton motor ship hoi be i Wong ran aground m the parcel from a Large tent to be erected islands in the South China sea thursday in Central Park. Picnic monday Hong Kong tugs made two tables will be moved in from me attempts to tree the ship before Millan and Saunders Park and will i the master of the hoi Wong called turn Central Park into a huge open j for american Aid. Air dining room. The Helena broke off gunnery Pony rides will be free for the j practice in Subic Bay in tin Phil children throughout the Day and i i Pine area thursday and reached along w Ith the larger ponies will. The stranded vessel Friday morning be the Quot world s smallest this vice . Frederick n. Kivette 29-Inch Pony will not be available j commander of the 7th Fleet said for Riding but will be an attraction two helicopters making 27 flights for the children. I picked the hoi Wong s passengers All Catholic eyes on Rome Here is an Aerial View of St. Peter s Cathedral in Rome and a View of its underground chamber where Popes Are entombed. The late Pope Pius already had selected his own Niche before death claimed him. Stairway is opened Tackleson to to tenants under address Wesleyan court ruling alumni Letterman Sam Ewart has been named general chairman of the Barbecue by Ralph Taylor chairman of the agricultural and Industrial development committee. Others on the Central committee Are or. J. S. Jackson Harold Lamm William Sater James Skerik. Russell Vaughn and c. A. Cottrell. As i off the deck and carried them to safety on the Helena. Two More indictments about 50 women from women s i two More indictments were reorganizations will have charge of turned by the grand jury in its the serving of the food along four final report. Other indictments had lines in the Large tent. About 100 been lusted previously in a partial boys from the High schools of the report. County under the supervision of the two indicted in the final re some of their men teachers Are ex-1 port were Lawrence j. Hafferman j and we Bave a healthy even oms he Quot there arc High stakes in tins Campaign Quot congressman Fred Schwengel said As he talked with a group of representative Farmers from Henry county at the r e. A. Building Friday evening. Quot first these is your own welfare As Corn you deserve an agriculture committee that is in i Terestea in Farmers. You need an i agriculture chairman that it in j Terestea in the Midwest Farmer and his problems and you Are not getting it under a Democrat controlled a agriculture committee who has for some of its ranking members men i from the a deep South Quot and new York Quot he said. A in Iowa you have a Choice of a realistic approach to the growth of Low a or w Hether or not people like Hof i. Barney Baker and their buddies Are going to influence Iowa with their racketeering Quot m w amp Swengel said. During the discussion that followed or. Schwengels remarks it was pointed out that there Are four million More people employed at the present time than anytime in peacetime history and the Standard of living is the highest Ever enjoyed. When asked about the fear of inflation in the United states or Schwengel pointed out that we Doi have some inflation but that in the last five and one half years prices have increased Only 8u against a1 50increase during the Truman administration. It has levelled off Trenton n. A. Up it a a negro prisoner was to death and a White convict was shot in the leg in a racial Battle at Trenton state prison Friday. Warden George Goodman said Quot racial difficulty led to the outbreak that involved about 15 inmates in the recreation Yard for Quot troublemakers. Most of them were injured. The Warden said All convicts who took part in the fast and Stone fight were being questioned in an Effort to pin Down the killer of Willard Jones 28, of Philadelphia. Jones was stabbed with a weapon consisting of two pieces of Small steel Rod tied together with shoelaces. The weapon was thrown Over the prison Wall and was recovered outside. George stole 29, of Glendale n. Y., was shot in the leg by a guard when he tried to climb Over a Gage in the inner prison Yard. He was reported in fir condition in the prison Hospital. Both Jones and Stolz were serving terms for robbery. Three w in Bonus Bucks the court has handed Down an j opinion in the controversial new London stairway Case in which the town of new London filed suit against Fred j. Ensminger nearly a year ago. Judge e. O. Newell handed Down j the opinion in a 12 Pace statement of issues and records findings conclusions and directions As to decree in District court Friday. The Case involves the use of a i stairway along the West Side of the h j Nugen Library building in new we Are prepared to Thunder against the communists for Clasing Down religious schools of All denominations we Call them atheistic communists in this Effort in soviet Russia the s it warhead was the Bez Boziki the society of the godless but when we tax the r e 1 i g i o u s 1 a conducted schools whether roman Catholic Luthern of other protestant groups or jewish we adopt a method for of increasing the Cost of operating these schools As to be prohibitive. But quite apart from the religiously conducted school there Are a number of private and Independent London the town of new London schools in this country to whith j owner of the building filed a be parents sen a their children. These j tit Ion against Ensminger since he parents Are Waling to pay double j would not permit the use of the once in the form of a municipal i stairway leading to apartments on school tax from which they gain no j the second floor of the building by Benefit and the second time in the the tenants of the plaintiff. Ens form of a tee for services rendered Minger owns the land Over which they arc willing to pay twice be j the stairway is located cause they assume that their children will receive Ecim National advantages because o f smaller classes better equipment More competent teachers this is not Al 1 18 1957 but on that Date advised ways a Correct judgment and some i the plaint if 1 that he was t Mccog a times these schools have nothing to in ing the plaintiffs claim to an j add but snobbery. J easement. Ensminger locked the too i doorway to the stairway barring Means of ingress and degress. Nevertheless n parents prefer to Send their children to such j the plaintiff asked in the Peti schools it is difficult to under 1 Tion for the issuance of a term Horary stand Why they should not be per restraining order restraining tin melted to do so and Why such plaintiff from interfering with the schools should be taxed As they use of the stairway and it was is Are not profit making institutions sued. For instance the quakers have a j number of such schools which i wherever they exist Are regarded a Superior institutions. Many of the private schools Are Superior organizations. In California this question is in the petition the plaintiff contended that the defendant permitted use of the stairways until oct. Harold Tackleson a emr. Football coach of the Little six High school conference of Southeastern Iowa will address the letter men a Brunch at Iowa Wesleyan colleges 1958 Homecoming saturday morning. Oct. 18. Tackleson. An Iowa Wesleyan graduate of 1930, has coached Burlington High school football teams to 106 wins against 17 losses in 20 years. Tackleson not Only has proved himself in the coaching Field but also w As a Stellar athlete at Wesleyan where he won numerals in football basketball baseball and track his senior year he captained the track team. On the Gridiron he proved his versatility by being named Iowa All conference quarterback in 1929. Before going to Burlington to coach a stack Quot coached at new London seven years from 1930 to 1938 Summers he played professional baseball from 1932 to 1936. With Des Moines and with Mitchell s d. Letterman will gather in the John Wesley Holland student Union at 9 30 . Saturday oct. 18, tor the Brunch sponsored by their organization the alumni w club. Jerry Lange it. Pleasant is president of the group. George a Weiny. 305 Poplar St. It. Pleasant is Secretary and is receiving reservations Lor the Brunch. Petted to be present to assist with the work. The menu will be As of shows one half barbecued Chicken baked and Willard p. Garmoo. Both on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. The grand jury reported it found Beans potato chips pickles bread the sheriffs residence and jail and butter ice Cream cup. Coffee quarters antiquated and with in or milk. Band performs contest routine observed in discussing the efforts made by senator Cooley South Carolina in promoting Cotton tobacco and peanuts rather than com and Grams raised in the Middle West it adequate facilities i was emphasized that or. Cooley it. Pleasant and new London i Quot chairman of the agriculture com Waits Are adequate for the use to a bluer Bas Ron on record As sup which they Are put. Porn amp compensatory payments the grand jury was favourably in he provisions that were so bitterly pressed with the conditions of the opposed by Farmers in the Brannan county Home and the management pan it and was quoted in thereof the report stated. Hazel Greene was Foreman. Other members were Rex Canby. Virgil Aldrich Roy j. Westerbeck and the it. Pleasant High school band under the direction of or. Charles Ferris gave a splendid per-1 mond Long Mormance Friday night at the it. Dustman m pleasant Bloomfield football game i Helen Barton they presented the routine which t was to be used in the marching band contest at Fairfield saturday program for afternoon. The band marched onto the Field for the a Star spangled Banner Quot before the game and during half time went through the contest routine with Allen King As drum major. The group showed enthusiasm explorer troop a new program is being started for explorer scouts of troop �?~228 sponsored by the National guard. In connection with the program i Many additional More boys Are be the farm and ranch Magazine As saying a anyone who thinks Agri a culture Ever will be free is the discussion was Lively and 1 most of it entered around the i farm Bill and the democratic controlled Congress that made its acceptance and immediate implementation the consensus of the opinion of Farmers attending the meeting was that their Are provisions in the Bill they do not like but that. Benson is doing ins Best to administrate it fairly. Complete routine. Or. Schwengel in answer to and excellent precision during theting urged to take advantage of the questions said that the agriculture Opportunity to become members of the explorer troop. Social vocational outdoor. Service. Personal fitness and citizenship Are the areas to explore. The program is both fun and education break ground for Wesley acres addition the Case was argued sept. 2, 1958. And the ruling was reserved at that time. Judge Newell stated that it must be concluded Fiat the plaintiff is entitled to right of reciprocal ease apparently coming up before the int which is a charge against voters As a referendum. In 1952, a j the defendant s property measure on this subject was do judge Newell said in his state heated. Opponents of the private ment that the conclusion will not schools then appealed through the properly or satisfactorily terminate courts and were Defeated. Now j the controversy and that no final they Are at it again. Those who decree should be entered without favor taxing schools base then j fully determining not Only the Ben contentions on bigotry Only they of its of the parties but their respond have no other argument to resort Sibili ties As Well. Thus the court will to which w Ould be True anywhere. Retain jurisdiction of the cause of these same people criticize the i action he ruled. Soviet countries for doing there what they Are Lynn to do Here i Lockridge Grants in California the 613 catholics phone franchise 390 protestant and 43 jewish and a. Non sectarian schools provide for Lack Edge granted the Iowa about 340,00i pupils. What would Illinois Telephone company a 25 be the savings if All these pupils year franchise october 6 tin1 vote were added to the municipal Cost was 56 for and 15 against would it not be preferable to teach the i o w a Uli Nois Telephone the children religion in some form company plans to begin construct rather than to produce children 1 Tion of the Lockridge Plant As soon who have no guidance in right a. Possible and to convert it to living would it harm a child to he dial operation in late 1959 or Early j taught the ten commandments 5 11960, company officials said to leave Germanville store after 44 years Des Moines Upit was broken Friday for a 1 million Dollar addition to Wesley acres which will More than triple the rapacity of the Home for retired people. Construction of the 100 Root a addition to the Home operated by the methodist Church was exp. Ground1. The Post will be divided accorded to be months. Completed in 12 15 Germanville a with the coming of october 30, e. D. Witt Mer who has operated the store at Germanville for the past 44 years will turn Over the keys to All his properly there to Everett Diers who has purchased the property. Back in 1914 or. Wittmer purchased the store from the late j. F. Craff under whom he had Learned the business. Or Wittmer was born at Noble Iowa Iii 1890. And mrs. Wittmer is the former miss Agnes Supalla of pleasant Plain. They have live children mrs. Ethel Kessel of Brighton. Ernest at Home and mrs. Mabel Flinspach mrs. Florence Dickinson and mrs. Janet hmm All of Fairfield. Or. Wittmer states there have been Many Good years in the business and Many lean ones especially during the 1930 s. However he feels that life has been full of the Good things for him and his family. Or. And mrs. Wittmer have purchased a new House in Fairfield where they will make their future Home attends c of c fall convention ing to interest groups and each group will be organized along a different vocation such As electronics engineering transportation. Professional and military. Explorers can choose any group. As Many As can Are urged to attend a meeting at the armory next tuesday evening at eight o clock Karl a. Vermace is membership chairman for the troop from the guard unit. Two killed in collision Orville Kinworthy secret a the it. Pleasant chamber of Cut Merce has returned from Dubu me where he attended the fall c invention of Iowa chamber of Commerce executives. Both of the candidates for nor the Iowa state Junior Chambot of Commerce president Max b bins representatives from the Iowa Industrial development commission the Iowa Good roads association Bedford Iowa up to men were killed and a third a. Critically injured today when to cars collided head or. On j country Road about 2 i Miles North West of Here. Were Wayne 28. And g 26, both of program is not As expensive As it would seem since much of the is recoverable. And All people Benefit in the stable Cost of food products. On a state level Clifford Vance candidate for senator pointed out a hat it would take a doubling of the income tax in now a to produce As much As la sales tax would produce and that 54 a of the sales i tax Ltd Gnu Back to the persons in i the county As property tax Relief. Much of the Money now used for streets in cities and roads in the j country would have to come from r it Jurty tax if these were put in the state general fund As has been i Gnu gutted by governor Loveless j following the discussion period Tiu group was served Coffee and i ciocia nuts by the committee in j it surge of this informative meeting m and mrs Berch Buffington and Dan Meyer. About forty Farmers and flier wives attended the meeting. The winners in the a Bonus Bucks drawing in Ciao evening were 1st prize a mrs. Maurice Davis r. R. No. 1, it. Union 2nd prize mrs. Jerome Voit 400 s. Jackson Street it. Pleasant 3rd prize franc s Conrad Wayland. Mrs. Voit received 25 Bonus Bucks for the second prize As she was inside the Benner food store at 8 00 p. M. When rhe winners were announced. Mrs. Davis would have received 75 Bonus Bucks had she been in one of the participating stores she will receive 10 Bonus Bucks Frances Conrad would have received 25 Bonus Bucks but As a Consolation prize will receive 5 Bonus Bucks. Because mrs. was not present to claim her 75 Bonus Bucks for first prize 25 Bonus Bucks will be added to next fridays drawing making the first prize Worth $100 in a Bonus next Friday october 17, there will be a total of $150 in a Bonus Bucks Quot and the drawing will be at 8 00 p. M. You May Register each time you arc in one of the participating stores and should be in it. Pleasant every Friday at 8 00 p. M. To claim your Quot Bonus Bucks Quot should your name be drawn. You must be inside one of the Many participating stores to a Quot Able to claim your Quot Bonus Quot Bonus Bucks Quot Are redeemable at any participating store in m pleasant. These stores will hav signs in their windows or inside the store indicating they Are a Quot Bonus Bucks Quot store. The following stores have been added to the Long list of a Bonus Bucks stores John Green store j c. Penney store smitty set pleasant cleaners and surgeons. The Complete list of participating stores flu appear next week. Any merchant who is a member of the chamber of Commerce in Good standing is eligible to but a a Bonus Burk Quot store. Call 432 if you wish to take advantage of this program. Night Blooming cereus blooms in october of clutch of Gravity Cape canaveral a. Up an american rocket named Pioneer soared out of the clutch of Earth s Gravity today in the fir a free flight through space but there were some doubts whether it would make its planned rendezvous with the Moon. Five and a half hours after the rocket was launched majestically irom Cape canaveral the Pentagon announced that it flew on a slightly higher trajectory than expected. Then fore the Pentagon said it w ill be late this afternoon before scientists can determine firmly whether Pioneer is actually on course and on target and will approach the Vicinity of the Moon. 0 0 9 a Little after the defense department said the Moon rocket May be Quot departing from the intended the department said that at 9 47 . . The rocket had reached an Altitude of 38,600 nautical Miles by car the highest Ever attained by a Man made vehicle. Quot it appears from data being received from worldwide communications and tracking stations that the Pioneer May be departing from the intended trajectory Quot the statement said. A 9 o in the firing at 3 42 . . All three main stages went off successfully. This hurled a 75-Pound payload out into the void on a fantastic lunar Mission. If All goes Well. Pioneer should reach the Vicinity of the Moon 221000 Miles away in 2.6 Days or late monday. If it obtains the desired orbit around the Moon it would stay within 40,000 Miles of it for seven Days the defense department said. But at mid morning the Pentagon said a current data indicates that the Pioneer flew on a trajectory slightly higher than expected. It is therefore not possible to determine if the Pioneer will approach the Vicinity of the 0 0 9 it the rocket achieved an escape Speed of something less than the expected 25,000-mile-an-hour Peak velocity. But the robot is constantly losing velocity because of the pull of Gravity. It was expected to average Only 3,500 Miles an hour on its journey to the neighbourhood of the Moon. Its a terminal velocity Quot according to experts would be about 2,000 Miles an hour. But the pull of the Moon s Gravity if the rocket gets close enough would push up that figure somewhat. What Moon rocket might accomplish j Washington uhf he in Brief is what the United stat Hopes to accomplish with Moon rocket j photograph the far Side of to Moon which Man has never seen. Study radiation in space b tween Moon and Earth. Study and measure the Earl t Moon magnetic Field. I determine the effect of meter ites on a space ship and the temperatures to which such a so j would be subjected. And although there is oni it Small outside Chance of doing it nut a satellite into orbit a oui the Moon. M it re r a 1 d Rural the victims House about sleep about Bedford. Sleep s father Dale about 60 Iowa state College and the univer was injured critically and taken to sity of Iowa were on the program St Frances Hospital at Mary i Ville to. Register new motor vehicles rites for infant divorce petition filed graveside services for David Allen stillborn thursday evening or. And mrs. John Cain of burling a divorce petition was lied with the clerk of the r an at the courthouse Here saturday to Thelma ton. Were held saturday afternoon a Marie Ford against Donald Edward at Aspen Grove cemetery. Burling Ford. The couple was married july ton. Mrs. Cain is the former Doris 8. 1956 and lived together until toy of it pleasant i sent 30 1958 the following persons and firms registered new motor vehicles at the treasurer s office in the court House where no town is listed per son or firm is from it. Pleasant cars Stephen e. Nicholson. It. Union Studebaker Sara m. Lines. I Cadilla it John Timmons. New Lon j Don. Dodee Shafer motors Buick j Derrald j. Martin rambler Georg i Dames. Plymouth Gordon i i or Dorothy Glenn Winfield. Chevrolet Berl e. Mckeag route one Ford l. W. Wilkerson Winfiel route one Pontiac and arthurm. Peterson rambler it would seem that october is late for the night Blooming cereus to be in Bloom but from various reports several have bloomed late this year. Mrs c. O. Elliott s Plant burst Forth m All its glory monday evening oct. 6. It is very fascinating to watch it gradually untold and like the arabs in the night a fold their tents and silently slip Way observers said. However the Bloom folded hangs on the Point of the Leaf for several Days. Overall the Stem and Bloom measures 13 inches. Those who enjoyed watching that unusual Plant were or. And mrs Jesse Miller mrs. Miller taking a number of coloured Flash bulb pictures or. And mrs. Jay Barton mrs. May o Connor Holly Nau and Shirley. Or and mrs. Nathan Elliott and c o. And mrs Elliott. Moon far or near depends upon vie Poir Washington up Cor pared to Earth distances t. Moon is a Long Way off�?238.0 Miles on the average. That is equal to about i trips around the world on the cosmic scale such a Tances Are infinitesimal. To Moon is the nearest heavenly Bolt to Earth so Large and near the 1 scientists from another we orld Migi regard the Earth and Moon As a double two divorces granted two divorces were granted in District court Here Friday. Harold Heater was granted a divorce from Lillie Heater and c. Otto Nichols t of Lora Nichols
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