Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - October 22, 1943, Mount Pleasant, IowaVALID RATION STAMPS
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VOL. LXXI, Nu. 217
FRIDAV. 0<TOHER 22. 1943
SENTENCED FOR 1932 MURDER
Osceola M.an Pleads Guilty In Mystery ( ase
Strike Of Miners Spreads To Six States
Osceola, la * IN8> Ru "ll V. Galls was 'ut'riff cl to not more than eight yeais in the Ft Madison state penitential . today after pleading guilty to a charge of manslaughter in connexion with the death of Chris Jensen of Murray la . on Man ti 17. 1932.
Carri wa returned from North Bend, Of in August He previously pleaded not guilty to a murder charge Ciai 11• had urn mixed voluntarily in North Bend where authorities said he confessed the slaying of Jessen whoa body was found on the Burlington tracks in Murray Authorities at the time had been unable to determine whether Jensen had been fatally injured in a fall from a train or had bien the victim of foul play.
MKH KH HST W.S.C.S. CIRCLES MEET
Mrs. Wilfred Hoag.in gave a very interesting report on the work of the church rn Mexico at the meeting of the January circle with Mrs Harry King Thursday afternoon. An article on Ms ion in Mexico from World On1 look wa yen abb reviewed by Mrs. Leo Collins The hostels and her assistant. Mrs.
J G Pip* **rved rbr* ad with,
lemon sauce, caffe* and candies Decorations were in keeping with the Hallow e’er. season
Tti* May Cud*-- met Thursday af-i terne- »n a* the home of Mrs. Harold1 Hellingswor th with ten members present Each lady took [wrt in the devotional lessen by reading a favorite vers** of scrip un The lesson topics • Christian Lrerature for Da in Amer-1 lean'* a: The Spirit of Christianity
Through Hu* Printed Word'* were reviewed by Mrs. K JJT) and Mr B turn-garten Refreshment' of cak<* with w hipp <1 cream and coffee were served by the hostess.
The August Circle met af the home of Mrs Frank Bishop with Mrs Minnie Barton and Mi *s Alice Moul assistant hostesses Sixteen members, three chcikiren and one guest. Mrs C, C, Godwin, were present
Mrs McChord had charge of the devotions In closing, she stressed the World Week of prayer from Oct 25 to Nov I A sac rd ic lad luncheon will be laid on Thursday. October 28, promptly at 12 o’clock in the church Every woman of the church is expected to be present,
Mrs 6 B Niles gate a very interesting review of the study book, 'The River Platte Region" * which includes Uruguay. Paraguay and Argentina*
Little Panthers Down New London
They’ll Do It Every Time - - -
Win Both Games With Junior Team
Th' Junior High school football team has wen two games from the New London juniors this \ear The boys won the final game Thursday evening 25 ?o 0 and a previous one played at New London 18 to C Richard Scarf! scored three times for a total of 18 points, with Bul Myers getting the other touchdown and extra point. j
Tommy Keeiey has been serving a coach of the team and deserves credit for the excellent work he has done with the boys. .
The Junior high lineup has been; j
LT Devon Moxley LG Roger Lessenger C—Leigh Cox HG Warren Miller RT John Burns.
RE. IXmald B* ame QB -BUiv Welcher LH Richard Scarf!
RH William Greenup Jr FB Billy Mvers
Substitutes: Billy Wh;'**. Carroll
Rapa John. Dc n Shannon, Lloyd Zink Dick Eland. Richard Tackc nberg Ken-, ne th Henry, Dick Maxwell
( urn Has Hi&h Moisture Content
All School Play Next Tuesday Night
“Believe It Or Not” To Be Given at Hit?h School
Coal Urgently Needed Bv War Plants
War Labor Board Chairman Asks For Details
’ Charles Caldwell Dcbie’s ‘‘BELIEVE IT CR NOT." a farce comedy in three acts, will be presented by an all school cast under the direction of Mrs. S. W.
Hockett in the Mt Pleasant high school auditorium on Tuesday even- —'By INS!— The coal strike spread
ing. October 26. at eight * ’cleck. , across six States today as a ‘etal rf
i "BELIEVE IT OR MOT” is a re, more than 24.000 men refired to mi ie licking play! well writ en. clean, clever, coal urgently needed by war in us-and full of wholesome fun. It is es- tries,
pecially recommended f;r high .school i -
groups and amateurs. I Sfsringfi Id. II. (IN'Si-— A w'.k
The cast has been hard at work for stoppage which he aid had t ed up several weeks and expect ‘o present an 0l 1 cni* mines at West Frankfoi evening of good entertainment. Blitter sPrea^ beyond contiol, it was pr3-- mark thh date. Octobei 26. en your dieted Loda) bj. Hugh White, vie** 'calendar and plan to a tend. president of Illinois Lni ed Mine
I Tickets are being sold by the cast: ^or^ers-Dean Cordes, Dale Knight. Joan Brau,
'Sally Rsstine, Patti Joy Weir, Feeder -• irk K iopfensts in, Keith Garretson i Bonnie Sue Bergdahl, Sarah Barino and Wyona Smutz.
Washington. D C. (INS1—War Labor Board Chairman William H Davis demanded today that United Mine Workers and the coal operators ' put the m' cards on the table" and reveal how
1000 Ration Rooks Issued Thursday
Registrations Heavy_ Today ; Continue Saturday Afternoon
new circuit pastor Mrs. Tom Henessee
AND FAMILY HERE
There will be a special matinee or Monday afternoon at 2:30 p rn. for much more woik will be performed for the grade children. Admission will be liie neaily two dollars a day pay in-
* IO cen's.
Registration for War Book No. 4 underway in all parts of the county wa
Rev. F Allen Magi!; ne*g pastor on 'hr Mt Peasant circu t, and his wife
and two children have moved here from Nebraska and are now residing rn the circuit par-op.age on North Lincoln.
laken I>\ Death Qet Canning Sugar
Bv October 31
Would Have Years
Been Married Saturday
October 31 is the deadline for mak-
I)es Moines la. - 'JNS)— The weather bureau and department of agriculture In a joint report said that corn this year apparently has the third highest moisture c ntent in ’he 16 years in which such surveys have been made.
Based on 349 samples from wide!:, distributed anas taken on October ll. the study indicated average moisture content of 27.2 per cent.
Tile average for the IO years from 1934 to 1943 stands a: 23 7 per cent for the OcPPer ii annual survey.
Mrs. Tom Hennecsee. Do years application for sugar for 194s can-
Rev Ma git > ’xiii pr each his first se: - died at the Holt nurvng home here ning. lo al rationing officials p.-int*
unusually heavy during the firs? day mons on the circuit Sunday morning. four o’clock this momirg after an
of inning the new books In Mt. Pleas- He anil be at Prairie Gem at 9:45 and illness of terne eight month* Her bus-
Mrs. Marv Gruber Dies at Hospital
Highest moisture content in the 16
a .ooc Thursday or today
years was 28.8 per cent in 1935, and ^ -
the second highest was 28.1 in 1929.
The weight per measured bushel of
this year’s corn was 52.6 pounds.
ant about 1,060 books were issued at Wesley a’ ll c clock
Thursday afternoon which wa# more -
than anticipated Persons were cooperating with the schools in response to the request to register early.
Registrations were heavy today and by the time the high school building. where the books are being issued, is closed at six o'clock this evening, a large percentage of Mt. Pleasant residents will have the new books. The building will be ooen Saturday afternoon from one to six o'clock for those who have failed to register either
band. also a residen*
out to:?ay. Anyone needing sugar for canning and w ho has not obtained the at th-3 Hoi* home'ducta should do so before that date.
I The local board has received oil vial
is nearly 91.
Mrs Hennessee's death chou- oofy | not toe that 15 pounds per person is [one day before their 73rd wedding ait*-| ^Nl maximum amit despite :a^io ie* niversary. The couple likely had been , P°r? s recently made and which may
ciease provided by a proposed Illinois wage agreement.
"We were asked before to approve a wage inctease of about two dollar;, a day for the same amount of work being done now and we told you we could not do it under a government stabilization policy.” Davis said. "Now we have a proposition before us, in which the miners aglee to do more work for additional paw Surely we want, to kncwr just how* much more wor kthey have agreed to do. We have got to know what is really expected in (he way of increased working time.”
Mrs. Mary Frances Gruber, 77. died at Memorial hosp: a1 at 10:30 thi-* morning.
She had been ill and in the hospital the past three wfeks
married longer than any other Henry county residents Their wedding anniversaries of the last several years had attracted considerable interest and had been mentioned each year in the News, FTee Press and the New London Journal because of the unusually long
have been misinterpreted.
Two sons survive. Rovee Thacher of t
t time which the couple had spent to-
miss pauline McDowell
Investigate Plane Crash at Ottumwa
F*erscns mast take ration book 3 with them and .should have the information required on the front page filled in before making the application for the new book.
Des Moines and Fred Thacher ot
Salem — Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Pauline McDowell, daughter cf Mr. and Mrs. R G. I Mrs. Henessee (Farzina Prier) was I McDowell of Salem, la., to Sg . Ted
I born June 4, 1853. in Iowa. She and; Pfister. which took place in the Camp
neia •>,‘J 00 fiG a _ p J Mr. Hennessee were married October ■ Chapel, Charleston. S C, October 4.
23. 1870, by Father Welch in Mt. 11943. The double ring ceremony was Pleasant. I performed by the chaplain, R. E. Sher-
Of their ll children, five are living, - idan, and the company commander
Washington, D. C. 'INS'—Deputy
fuel administrator Howard Gray told a senate committee today that the coal situation may become desperate if the mine-wage controversy is not solved and if drafting of miners is not halted.
"We are losing between 3,500 and 4.-000 men a month because of the draft and the drifting to other work.” he said.
Crane funeral home day.
at I p. rn. Sun-J
Balance of Power” Plan'For U. S.?
I Deadline On ( ar License
$11.35 Ceiling on Hogs
At the close of the meeting refresh- -
menus were served by the hostesses j Ottnmwa. la. (INS(—Officials of the September I Ottumwa naval airbase today were in-
Outlook in the River Platte Region" vestigating a plane crash that short-
was the title-* By before midnight last night took the grace period next year in which to ob-R W. She!- hie of Byron A. Hedin, 19. of La- ja;n their 1944 automobile licenses.
J namely: Mrs Henry Morrow, M. P.' Hinshaw gave the bride in marriage Henessee, Lockridge,
Under the recent calling price fig ures on hogs, which set the top at Mrs. S H. Ca.boun. Cee ar Rapids.
$14.75 in Chicago, the Henry county] The funeral will be held at the St
_ ceiling was set at -$14 35. which also| Alphonsus Catholic church at 9 30 and her bridesmaid wore her uniform
Iowans were told Monday that they becomes the Up figure for neighboring j Monday morning. Rc^ary will be rewin not have the customary two months markets. 'cited Saturday and Sunday
Roy Henessee I The couple were attended by _ Mrs. Andv Sullivan. New London and ( Grace Montillo of the WlAC and Serg.
The bride were a summer tan suit
tv Hugh Clark Stuntz, the book reviewed bv Mrs.
19. of La-
1,, barger at the September circle with Grange, 111,, a naval aviation cadet, j Dale shaw, superintendent of the Mrs Rene Clifton Thursday afternoon The naval base public relations of- state motor vehicle registration division,
Mrs J N Hileman conducted the de- rice said the crash occurred a mile sajd that. due to several blight changes
votions north of the north landing field of the jn the registration laws by the last leg-
Mrs Chester Morgan, leader of the station and that the plane burned isiature, the department asked Atty,
group, was in meeting.
The hostess assisted
Will Admitted To Probate
while the bridegroom and his attend-evenings' an* wore their waiter uniforms.
at 8:30 at the Crane Funeral Home
Mrs. Pfister is well known in this community. She is a graduate cf the
Lawrence. Kansas (INS'—Former Governor Alf Landon charged today that the Roosevelt administration ‘‘apparently has embarked on a potentially dangerous ’balance of power' foreign policy in cooperation with Great Britain.
The 1936 Republican presidential nominee said in an address before the University of Kansas debate institute,
Mrs. Dora Rukgaber left $200 each» to Dorothy Rukgaber. Dale Arnold’ Prickett and Doris Jean Prickett by
the terms of the will admitted to procharge of the business Cadet Hedin was on routine night Gen john Rankin for a ruling on regis- ^re this week. The remainder was left
, maneuvers it was stated.
Mrs. Ray- Hedin, son of Mr. and Mrs Edward
mend Kinney served sandwiches, coffee and candy.
Seven members and two guests, Mrs. Kinnev and little son. were present.
Hedin. was nearing completion of his holds.” Shaw said, “that all licenses ex-
to her sister. Mrs. Joe Edgar and opinion njecei Mrs. Lois Prickett. They were I in the front line.
'course at the Ottumwa station. Previously he had war training at Bali State College at Muncie, Ind.. and completed preflight training at Iowa City.
named executrixes in tne instrument!
GROUP 4 MEETS WITH MRS. GISSEL * • .
Group 4 of the Womans Auxiliar of InVclSin OI
•he Presbyterian church met with Mrs. Elmer Glssei Thursday afternoon, for the regular monthly meeting and pro-j
Washington, D. C. 'INS'
The program cpened with devotions
_ . \An ranking officers of the army have conto' Mrs. Amos Decker. Mrs. Hugh Mc- , . . ..
^ vineed the senate today that the war
Kean gave an enteresting and informa- t
... , ... against Germany cannot be won by the
live study on Alaska and cited the in- ^ until
pire on Dec. 31 and that all persons are subject to arrest as of Jan I if they do not have new licenses.
"The ruling further holds. Shaw said, that the penalty clause of the old law, whereby a penalty was assessed for late registration, is purely • a penalty clause and does not legalize late registrations.
i "The net result is,” Shaw said. “that j we are going to have to insist on High PromPt licensing this year. Drivers of
.signed in 1938 and was witnessed E. N Smith and C H. Carlson
Chicago. 111. (INS)—HOG receipts
Bonus To Fighters In Front Line
London, England —(INS)— Tile
German radio said today that the nazi high command has premised special lo™* her vee*'ion of two weeks she
bonus:* f„r German soldiers lf they *m rcurn 10 this hosP‘tal where *ht
will be night superintendent beginning
______ Novembei I. Sgt. Pfister is stationed
! near Charleston, S. C.
Gains Momentum HATHAWAY FARM IN
Moscow Russia (INS'—The Rus- JACKSON IS SOLD
sian offensive to trap the German gar- j _
Wayne T Garretson of the Real
Salem high school. She was employed The on'y foreign policy the adminis-at the Memorial hospital and later (ration has approved, and that bv in-took nurses’ training at the State Uni direction, is the old discredited, theory versity hospital, Chicago, where she a balance of power alliance,
completed her work in August Fol-
Wants a Guardian
i St mg havp exclusive use of air power. Senate lead-
iluence he Presbyterian Missions have ... I
cars and trucks not licensed Jan. I will be liable to arrest.”
In years past most motorists waited after the first of the year to
rison in the Crimea gained momentum j 17.000 including 7,000 direct: active and | ,MiaV as trGnt ^.snatches told ol dis-: Estate firm of Garrets:,! MU Garret-steady to 5 cents higher on weights t inte&ration of nazi Prions north of son. reports 'he sale of the Hathaway ever 180 lbs.; strong to 25 cents higherlthe rail an'1 mlnmE ccnter 01 Krivot-j farm in Jackson township to Et on lighter weights: top 1,1.75 ceiling. !RoB I Kruse of Saint Paul, la. This 120 acre
The German jrositions were said to farm is all tillable, good buildings
gravel road and electricity past the Ballard.
CATTLE receipts 3.000: calves 500; I -» — -....... farm Mr' Kru"’ wlU ,ake P^^ssio.i Mr and Mrs
Ammon a lid medium steers, 8.00 improvised defenses.
Mary Imogene Garmoe has filed a petition with the clerk of the court asking the appointment of O T. Wilson as guardian cf her con, WilEam Dale Garmoe, : uncharged from the U. S. navy a few months ago because of a disability. He is receiving $100 monthly pension from 'he government.
180 lbs., 14.50 to 14.75; 140 to 170 lbs.. 14.00 to 14.50.
Mr. ar. I Mrs Sam Casslrey of Long Brach, Calif , are her" visiting Mr. and Mrs Harry Zink and Mrs. Elsie
Refreshments of cup and candy were served.
ors who heard the army chieftain- in
cakes, coffee ,secret expressed the belief that Ger-j* I many must be invaded by ground ' troops.
purchase their licenses for the new year. A $1 pc na My wtnt into effect Fob. I.
have losts all semblance of a line and gQQ. jthe enemy was forced to fight from
to 11.50; good offerings 14 25 to 15.25; choice to orime 1000 lb. yearlings, 16.65;
lun it adv du acc nr I ™S was ln contrast t0 the an
JfllLI I AKI I HAuL (JI* nouncement by Cen. H. H Arnold.
DISCUSSIONS ENDED chief cf the army air forces, that it is
j possible to defeat Germany with bomb-
Moscow, Russia (INS)-Tile military', ing raids along with the Russian suc-phase of the discussions by the foreign' cesses on the eastern front.
secretaries cf the United States, Brl-J ---
fain and Russia were apparently con-
heifers 8.5o to 13.50; cows steady to Concerted Drive
weak. Vealer- 14 50 down. On German Line
____ , SHEEP 7,500. Good and choice na-j Algiers. North Africa (INS»—The
' nnrTDD TrCTlCICC UU I tive lambs, 15 to 25 cents lower at 13.00 Amelican-British fifth amy in Italy DOL I OR I to I lr ifc,D IN to 13 6C Ewes weak to 25 cents lower.1 joined with the British eighth army to-
MURDER TRIAL i Estimated for Saturday: cattle, hogs'day in a concerted drive on the center Nassau, Bahamas - -(INS)— A Chin- and sheep 500. ese doctor took the stand in the mud LOCAL HOG MARKET (Krey Station)
March 1st 1944 and will operate it in connection will his other land.
eluded today and the conferees were ready for discussion of a new subject
CHARGE ATTEMPT MADE
FR Cancels Appointments
Washington, D. C. —GNS) - The White House announced today President Roosevelt has a .slight heai eo’d
er trial cf Count Alfred de Mangily tcc’ay and told the court he saw evidence of burns or blisters when he examined the defendant so:n a.tellies father-in-law, Sir Harry Oakes
TO TERRIFY PUBLIC I was slain.
- J The physician. Dr. Leonard Huggins.
Washington, D C. (INS)—The Uni- who has been employed by the Ba ted Mine Workers union accused Appa-' hamas government for the past 15
lachian coal operators today of at- years, testified that he also ex amin d
of the German defense line and crashed forward.
Today’s market steady. Top $14.00; ( leo to 180 lbs.. $13.50 to $f3.80: 190 to American Liberators
HOWARD BROWN BUYS FLOYD LANE PROPERTY
Ilild Real Estate repoits the -a e of
Miles Thornton Babb
cf Skokie, I I., arrived in Mt. Pleasant this afternoon tor a week end visit with their cousin, Mrs. W F Kopp Mrs. Ursa McC~v and *«£rs. Jpkn Schreiner expect to go to Ft. Madison Saturday to attend the district meeting of the W manhood of the Episcopal churches of this district. Mrs.
the nice cottage owned by Mr. and Schreiner is secretary of the district. Mrs. Floyd Lane and located a' the Mrs Wm. Ferguson returned recently south end of Lee Sleet, to Mr. ani from Chicago and Joliet, 111. While in
Mrs Howard Brown of Salem Poss s-sion will be given late this fall.
tempting to terrify the public with the Oakes’ body and examned the conand consequently cancelled his usual | prediction * of greatly increased coal tents of his s Oma ch.
Friday news conference and all other prices stemming from the miners He said Sir Haiiv s remains bore rh
appointments. wake demands.
trace or odor of alcohol.
330 lbs., $13.80 to $14.00; packing sows. $13 50 to $13.80
LOC AL MARKETS
No. I cream—51c.
No. 2 cream—50c.
Leghorn Hens~19r Heavy springs—23c Leghorn springs—20c Cox—Mc.
Bomb One of Gilberts
| Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (INS'—A small force of American Liberator bombers today were revealed officially to have bombed Tarawa islannd, main Japanese base in the Gilbert archipelago.
OBSERVE NAVY DAY
\ear old boys desiring make application for enlistment into the navy and participate in the Navy The navy in announcing Wednesday's Day program at Burlington on Oct
Joliet she visited at the Ben Hur Wilson home Also \’.siting at the Wilson heme was Mrs. Wilson's brother, Mr George john, of Indianapolis, Ind Mr John has just retired, after twenty-nine years with the Bell telephone company, in the offi e. Mr John has many friends in Mt. Pleasant. The family formerly lived here
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL NOTES
raid on the Gilberts said the raiders 27th should make their application notj Ga,en Bellile was admitted Friday encountered a great deal of anti air- later than Saturady. Oct. 27th. afternoon
craft opposition but saw no Japanese Quotas tor WAVES, the navy e wo* Mrs Harlan Jarre I wa a. situs ed to-
meu reserves, are unlimited.