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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - October 28, 1943, Mount Pleasant, IowaVAUD RATION STAMPS VALI!) RATION STAMPS ^uel Oil I (new) until Jan. 3 Sugar 14 - Through October 31 ‘■ugar 15, IO expire October 31 Shoe Stamp 18 good indefinitely THE MT PLEASANT NEWS C, I), E, F brown expire Oct. 30 G brown expires Dee. 4 X, Y, Z Blue stamp* expire Nov. 30 Gasoline A No. 8 empires Nov. 21 VOL. I,XX I, No. 252TIII USD AY, OCTOBER 28, 1943 MT. PLEASANT, IOWA THE By Paul Mallon (Distributed by King Features 8yn-di* ate. Inc., Reproduction Id Full or tri Part Strictly Prohibited ) VV ISHINOTON—BRILLIANT BRITISH GI N KR AL Alexander say Allied {Jedding in Italy, up to this-week, cost 14.000 casualties, and that the road to Rem" i.s long, tough, arid will be hard fcught. This expression has raised higher a que tu n growing in the minds of some military and non-military men here lor the past few weeks as to whether our w »r strategy bs w ise and sound. H h in Itu.y and in the south Paci-fl we are committed to fronts which i in to he'• ( outworn their usefulness ; value in relation to cost Has not the time arrived for a wholly new con-t piton of our attack plans every- Another Blow Against Jap Air Strength Boys Unwilling To Give Up Scrap Drive They’ll Collect Saturday; Help Them Locate Scrap Iron They’ll Do It Every Time - - - Mr Pleasant high school boys and local Bcv Scouts are not willing to give up the dr.vc for scrap iron in Mt. Pleasant and surrounding community. In spite of the apathy of some persons regarding the need for scrap, the boys are going ahead trying to get cooperation and to get in as much iron and steel as possible. Ive.eti Clever of the high school faculty is devoting extra time to the project and with some of his Future Farmers of America and Boy Scouts will be collecting scrap this Saturday. They need to know where scrap is located. You ran help them. It you have some scrap iron ,a few pounds where?    J or a few tons. or know where there We have overwhelming superiority ks some, teleohone the Cham ut cf in iii and ea We out-number and Commerce office, phone 4.12 c I-gun out enemies on every front. The high school bov and the Scouts E t we ar» not bringing this superior- ar" glad to give their time. Helo them I to tx ar fully at decisive points. and help the war effort by telling them In Italy, we have been held down to where the scran is located They will .stubborn plodding of a few miles a day, while in the Pa if ic, General Mac Arthur Ls wnrking from tree to !ree and village to village When the objectives in Italy and New G 11 ne a are won, when Rome Is captured and Fiabaul is taken, where will we th*n be as regards the end of the war or decisive fighting? In I aly, we will no* th"n "veil have reached the main German force. IN THI PAC IHC . w" will merely have dented Jap fighting power at an come for it. Maximum Ceiling Prices on Foods Top Retail Figures For Stores of Henry County Set Effective Monday, November I, maximum ceiling prices of certain food items old at retail within Lee and Henry counties have been established, aero ding to announcement made to-', day by Re’:ort M Harper, district di- ■ Report 101 Jan Ptpne Oat New Attack O*    Bv American Pomhers Allied Headquarters in the South renter, Quad-Cities district office. Of-jPacific _aNs*— Jap a?-- st-^rh in fire of Price Administration. No seller t the southwest Pacific was further *’e-*xcep* a ■‘reCpu group seller” mayI pfrted ticc'ay by a smashing new as-; charge more than the ceiling prices * 5a ult by American I ber a tor bombers fixed in the order for particular group' on Rabaul in winch 101 planes were of retailers to which his store belongs, destroyed or damaged. Al! retail stores must post their ceil-' The four mo oted B 24s zoomed in ing prices for the food items listed in over the target though terrific an-ti-j the cider at or near the place where aircraft barrages sent up from war-; such food items are offered for sale,'ships and land batteries to hammer and must also post in a conspicuous the New Britain island bare with 150 j place in the store, a list of ceiling tons of bombs. Fighter opposition al-prices for such items when the list has so was strong, teen supplied by the Office of Price Administration. ROYER-HOLLIDAY WEDDING ANNOUNCED Push Search For Armv Nurse’s Killer War Briefs W r.field — Announcement » made of the marriage cf Miss Betty Royer, taught- r of    Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Royer of Winfield,    and Floyd E. Holliday. Jr., on of Mr and Mrs Floyd E Holliday <! Mc:reg Kin, which took place ct Tor eka. Krr.v Octet-* r 18 Th" obscure, unimportant    point,    far    away    bride is a    graduate cf the Winfield from th* main    economic    sinews of    her    {rKh school    in 1941. and of the O’turn- new "mpH -    wa Beauty    Academy in 1942 She ha WI ie u a nation enjoys the sup* nor- been employed at the DeLuxe Beaut? sty w‘ rlaim to have amassed with our shop h re a year. Th* bridegrourn. a allies rn this war, prudent military graduate of Letts high school, is enplaning call* for swift decisive ac- gaged in farming. Th*- corep'e will Ive    .. t on aimed at th** source of military ^ a farm seven rru.es west of Mi di- j 'p-lC battered power of our enemies We can win apolb    * the war the way we are going, but it    -,- Poughke*-;.’ie. N Y -'INS; - Pore today pushed their smirch for he “crazed’ killer cf Luci’le El zibeth Lawrence pretty 19 y*ar cid army nurse cadet after a warning the murder wa- the work cf a mania* who might strike aga n if left at large. Confronte-: with a crime cf violence similar in rome respects o 'fie Loner-gran murder av New York polio" w* retold by a medical examiner: "The author:’" > had better get the murderer before they find some more batties This was the work of a crazy London. Eng. <INS> — The Moscow raoio reported today 33,500 Germans we.*- killed in certain sectors of the German front last week. Mrs E. N. Smith Of New London Dies Many Charges In Attachment Suit Further Gains In Italy Algiers. North Afr.ca <INS>—Allied armies in Italv smashed out further gains on the central sectors of the battle front todav in a drive for positions _ i    from w’hich to loose an assault on the _ I A. F. Glanzman, who early in the . new nazi defens" stretching east from New London — Mrs Ed N.    Smith,    year bought a farm wrest    of Salem from ,    Mondragone to    Vasto on the    Adriatic who had been sercu.ily ill for tile prs    an insurance company,    has filed a j    coast. two years, die J here at her home Wed- landlord’s a tachment suit with the, in bitter fighting north of Sanste-nesday afternoon at I o'clock.    ^terk of the court here    against Jesse J    fana the Eighth army drove the    Ger- Frneral service will be held    at the    and S Elizabeth M iler,    who reside on I    mans from the    -strategic town    of    Tor- London, Eng. (INS)—Reuters news agency quoting the Moscow- radio said Enliott chapel friday afternoon at 4:30. the farm. At the direction cf Judge E \ ena today Premier Joseph Stalin again had conferred with British secretary Anthony Eden and high military officials of both Russia and England. Eurial will be in Burge cemetery, was 45 years old. Sh? O. Newrell. attachment has been made! *xhe Free Italian radio at Bari re may Uke months or years Has ii"’ the ’im* arrived for recon-sclera* ion. for another Roo-rveit-Churchil conference perhaps, to look air* h at the condition of the battle-l.ne and to plan new decisive ventures which will save lives by straight, strong action? London, Eng 'INS* — The London Daily Express said today the Germans murdered 20,000 Jews in the last few ; days befoi*. evacuation of Dnepro- partly clad body of P«”roVf!*-, Miss Lawrence was found in a vacant lot within IOO feet of Va sar ho-pital.    XO    PlftV Serving Sentence; Also Draws a Fine of much :f the property on the farm Glanzman charges in the petition he was to receive one-half of all of the ported the Eighth Armv advanced at least 4 miles and declared that “the i hour is approaching when Allied troops AIRPLANE STAMP NO. ! GOOD FOR SHOES MONDAY CADET’S ALIBI STORY --;    “WHITTLED DOWN” Airplane stamp No. I in War J%aMon    _ Book III. will be val;d for the pur- j chase of one pair of siree# beginning Now \ ork, N. 5 .    ( INS) November ire Robert M Harper. Dis- f Wayne Lonertfran confessed the At New London Clinton, la. —(INS)— Jce Hottls, Davenport real est* e man, todav pleaded guilty to an embezzlement charge before Judge Walter Scott o;    .    , Davenport rn Clinton county dirt let an acre- lass $32: anb ten ,ons of al‘ com Shucked and in he crib. but thatjwU1 contact the bulk of the Germans the defendant, has cut a part of the I across italv* heaviest and best and refused to cut |     __ tire plaintiff’s portion. Damage is estimated at $40. Other charges in the petition are: Eigb tens of oats straw, to be left en the farm, wrere removed. Value $8 Mr Pleasant's fight.ng Panthers will go to New London on Friday evening to play the New Londoners the second court He w’as fined $1,000 and costs, $300 of which was suspended on condition he make restitution cf funds rn boree land deals in which he was involved . falfa were removed valued at $4 a ton. Miller suble’ 48 acres to another man without consent of the plaintiff; loss Battered Germans Retreat Rapidly Moscow, Russia. <INS> — Battered German armies in flight, across the Nogals Steppe toward the lower Dnieper River were attacked in the north flank and from the rear today by mobile red arms units which caught estimated at $5 an acre; the corn was j up with the retreating nazis not planted in it -.me and was green * He was indicted two years ago. The »hpn fIost came- >«® *»= cut 8 acres tim aped* recommendations are dot.- ”pA ZoZZUf.murder of his wife in New York.Ute season^ opener Mr. P,e«.nt eked ^    ^    dismi»ai    cf    tho    •*    l»d    only    480    pounds;    ta.    or    dam cull to find, and should come only from analysis by military leaders. But it just does not make sense for u>, to However, peeresses1* of shoe ration stamp 18 ire*d not rash to stores in order tc redeem ha- coupon before this afternoon. 1 county team The soviets slashed repeatedly at the heels of the battle-weary Germans to clear the invaders from the lower Dnieper area north of Crimea _______________ .    Red    Armv    units lunged forward afoot been brought to tr: a1. He had been manure as contract provided, damage’ funding out gains of nearly 19 e this season. In the first game, jowa supreme court recently denied timr-thy for seed, but cut it so late out a 7 to 6 victory over the east Qjjnton indictment en grounds he bai age> ^ an acre or    not    ^au^ New York. N Y. (INS*—-A police of-, Both teams have shown improve- Erving a five year sentence in Ft. ficial reported that ROAF cadet Lon- ment since that time and anything can Mac.son penitentiary on a similar ergran s story of his week end of dep- happen in the engagement this week charge brought in Score county. continue week after week and month Novemb(>r m Mr Harper added, be after month to chase the Nazi machine rau,, the ofiice cf Price Adirunistra-gunners out o! every brush at every has extended indef nitely the val- red a lion in New York, his calm alibi New London is expecting a ’capacity curve of the road in Italy and shoot tatty period of the stamp Thm after with which he hopes to prove he did crowd” at the game. Japs out of palm trees in remote and November jst    ration    stamp    18    not    murder    his    w.fe,    was    being    whit-    ---- ire or (sequential New Guinea when a m thf, {!rst RiUon Book apd airplan„ tied down    STRIKE LIKELY TO GO nation has * he mn ary might that w- snamp l in War Ration Book III will “We are ripping his story to shreds, ;    jq    HOUSE SEN. WILSON SAYS A.A.A. SHOULD BE RETAINED $40; failed to cut weeds as contract required, loss $75; did riot keep up pump, loss $15. A landlords at achment- to sec tire $100 cash still due and $730 due on his failure t: comply with the terms of the contra cst is asked now have. be valid for the purchase bf shoes. the official said confidently OLSON FARM IN TIPPECANOE SOLD i a soldier in a friend’s apartment at _ I    the time his wife was slam in her »*>**« house Ior act:on was «P«ted. benefits are nm needed by farmers at THE MAIN GERMAN ARMY is still north of the Pisa to Ancona line in Italy. Perhaps amphibious flanking movements could isolate the six or seven German divisions in southern Italy and bring u> swiftly to the main tate firm of Garretson and Garretson. ecj as “highly nervous retrospective baladine up north.    reports the sale of the Weslie Olson    - Certainly our incontestable air su- farm of 110 acres in Tippecanoe town-! pcriority should be ased daily in full ship to Arthur Peterson. The Olson    AlOrRlG force against th/? nazis to cut their farm is en a gravel road and has eire-‘ r oads of supplies* and dive-bomb them tricity in the buildings. Mr. Petersen out of their trenches.    plans to opera e the farm in conjunct Perhaps the best answer may be an ti n with the other land that he owns invasion in Norway, or the Lowlands, aid will take po.->session March 1st or the Balkans. An invasion of South- 1944. rn France or the Flume sector at the    ------ cad of the Adriatic also surely would TWO CHILDREN HURT Washington, D. C. —‘IN3*- Washing ton, DC., —tIDPAi— Sen. George A. Willson says that in his oprn-Wir ion the AAA setup should be retained As the continuous 13 hour grilling was recessed at dawn today, the air-man, who claimed he was befriending labor bM,,i acll"n certifying the 'wit!- in our government. He calls attention cat ifrites' oi 45.000 etal miners to tile ^ the fact that although the AAA Judge Views Site of Tile Controversy miles along a 72-miie front extending from the bend of the Dnieper to the Sea of Azov. Russian tanks and artillMr.fr units were sweeping back the Germans west of captured Melitopol with unchecked momentum. i London—Evening newspapers note the Moscow radio as announcing Red Army units are now more than 15 miles west of Melitopol * I The routed nazi forces within the i Dnieper’s big loo*) retreated hurriedly Way ne T Garretren cf the real es- Beekman Hill apartment, was describ- tcda>'    ^ftAA , w    luc    rn one inai or r o. ouyean, ushu.m. & rpd arm„ nincer. The encircUng RUS t" firm Of Garretson and Garretson.    nervous    Th?    workers-    20of whom haVe to have ready to operate rn case the Harry McCabe seeking damages and     oir^Hv    narrowed    th, present, the organizaticn is valuable \n the trial cf F G Gtlyeart against Htaring of arguments :f attorneys ^ e the beadily closing jaws of been idle for two weeks in Alabama, fanners should nerei help later en. restraining of the McCabes from showed no signs of complying with the The first world war, with its demand dumping materials through a tile onto board’s third and final order for a re- for g production to feed the world, his acreage was con mued at the con- ■ ^ 1 “ * sian armies had already narrowed the enemy’s escape corndcr to less than turn to work this morning. Plunges Downward reak the German stubbornness on the allan front. So also in the Pacific. The war callot br won on MarArthur's front. He ived Australia, which was all as. expected of him. By maintaining he initiative since then, he has practiced perhaps the best possible defense of his position. M OI’ NT BATT EN is supposed to be London, Eng., (INS) — Constantly , grow ing pessimism within the reich j and fear of an outbreak of disorder in I occupied Frau e ado d today to the ' woes of the nazi command, re old.rn; IN COLLISION AT SCHOOL 'to dispatches fiqm the continent. _ J Deep fissures were said to be ap- brought about he ills of the farmer elusion of test mony Tuesday.    «rv lirnti when the agricultural needs cf ti e rid Judge E. O. Newell, who heard tile EMERSON WOMAN world Weare fulfilled by a rehabilitated testimony. Tuesday personally viewed    HEADS IOWA 0. E. S. farming industry "v-r here. Benito the site where the tile opens onto the)    _ choice 300 to 550 lb. sows, 14.10 to 14.35. I CATTLE, 4.300: medium weight and heavy fed steer* draggy at yester- the close of the prefer farmer should again be AAA would be handy to have around, twenty years or a total of $1,200. Two children. L«cnar1 A ii mc ’. It. fearing Between Germen;. , high po-    steers    13 50 t0 15 75; that »nd Ellen Smtth. 8 we.e injure* Mon-'uveal and rn.,.tory leadership under    ^    (ed    hei(crs    steady. day when they collided at a coi ler cf j pressure of defeats in Russia and m- ithe schoolhouse where they were play-1 creased allied    bombings. ing.    {    A discatch in Switzerland    said that I    billie    to I ^ Th’* boy's teeth cut a gash in the hhp morale of the German nat ion has ‘    ,    r little girl’s forehead    and the wound * taken a swift downward    plunge. i SHEEP,    im    ut    inb o. ne has become infected.    The boy suffered i    ------ TODAY’S MARKETS Chicagoiv 111. (INS*—HOC)). 18,000    . including 9000 direct: active and IO to wilson takcs the |,osltlon th«, f ,n GlI'eart l)lart' °ll*reart “ked restea“l. Des Moines. la.. (INS)-Mr,. Els.e the process of readjustment following cf the defendants f.mm dumping ma-! Evans 0f Emerson la was elected tnflict the trials onto his land and also asked j wor{Jhy gpand matTon ’of the Iowa ia’11 Order of the Eastern Star at the clos-J ing business session of the 66th annual meeting here today. She suc-j ceeds Mrs. E E. Fluegel of Cha les 15 cents higher; good and    choice 180 lbs. and up. 14.25 to 14.55;    top 14.60;    m    tv, fanner should again be squeeze 1 t -amages    of    $60 a year    for he 150 to 170 lbs, 13.50 to 14 15; good and a    #    ^    ....................#1 early cows strong to 15 cents higher; vealers steady at 14.50 down; heavy sausage Combat Plane Losses Are Low Russia Indicates She Will Cooperate Washington, D. C. (INS*—It was ' City, who was named to the board of planning an invasion of Burma, but & broken    ^    &    ^ Up Neltheri even that will not win the Pacific wai,    to    a^ten^    school.[WOMANS GUILD I. W. C. Washington, D C. (INS)—Secretary of War Stimson declared today that    learned on    high authority    today that American and British combat plane    Russia had    indicated at the Moscow fat lambs and good and choice ev,a^ losses since July, 1942, have averaged    Conference    its willingness    to cooper-    DIIVC less than b'■ of the number par-    ate with the United States    and Great: KELLEMS BUYS custodians. Other officers elected Included Claude McBroom. grand patron, and Mrs. Lillian Ritter of Cedar Fails, asellate grand matron. it it is successful. Decisive resuuits can be obtained Leonard is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Anderson. Ellen's parents are TO MEET SATURDAY only by striking at the source of Jap- Mr am, Mrs    Smjth anese power, the mainland. They say of course, that a straight blow at the Japs cannot be aimed un- til the European issue is settled. If SALES TAX PROPOSAL Saturday afternoon that*is true, it is that much more ne cessary to devise some briliant, swift, COMMITTEE REJECTS The Woman’s Guild of Iowa Wesleyan college will meet w ith Mrs. Hi:e-man, 213 S. Jefferson street at 2:30 This is one of the _ big    meetings of the year. Each mem- Washington, D. C. (INS)—The house t>er is expected to be present and to new venture to bring the European ways and means committee today re- bring at least one guest. Any woman battle to an end.    jectred all proposals to write a sales interested in the college is welcome Truth requires the statement that tax, either retail or manufacturers, in- ant* new residents are welcomed as th" initiative which we have assumed to the revenue bill now being drafted, eagerly as any woman who has lived in this w’ar is not being brilliantly and Announcement of the action was here 50 years. A good program is aggressively maintained, but is slow- made by Chairman Doughton w!ho said promised. Come as an expression of ing up and bogging dowm on fronts this kills the sales tax in any form approval of the new officers and tile that have lest their former value to Thats' ever so far as this bill is con- effort to make this an outstanding us. New strategy is demanded.    cerned.    year. 25 cents up; other classes strong to 25 ! cents up; choice western lambs 14.25; slaughter ewes 4.75 to 5.90. Estimated for Friday: Cattle 1.500; hogs 8.000; sheep 3,000. LOCAL HOG MARKET (Krry Station) Market steady. Top $13.90; 160 to 180 lbs.. 13.50 to 13.70; 190 to 330 lbs,. 13.70 to 13.90; packing sows. 13 20 to 13.50. LOCAL MARKETS Eggs—39c Sweet Cream—52c. No. I cream—51c. No. 2 cream—50c. Heavy Hens—21c. Leghorn Hens—19c Heavy springs—23c Leghorn springs—20c Cox -16c. ticipating.    Britain    in    maintaining    future    world At the same time Stimson iii his peace, weekly war review stated that the Ger- Tile soviet government is said to be mans on the Russian front face a prepared to accept joint responsibil-pcssible “disaster’' unless they escape , v with this country and Britain in the Russian forces. CHARGE VINSON TOOK UNLAWFUL AUTHORITY Washington, D. C. — IN"'— Ti 15 ncn-operating raitrc'"' uni'" wbi h have authorized a s'reke vo'e o! t re *• 1.000,000 members cb a g i u u-chief ain Fred M V sen tc ay vret unlawful exercise f exc . vc cut' tty in disapproving tl cir v.rre .re - ', ment with the railroads. restraining future aggression by any •rn;Urn or grout) of nations bent on c nquest. B COUPON TIRE INSPECTION THIS MONTH SCOTTY’S STORE Ho1 eire cf B gasoline coupons are reminded that the last date for tire inspections bi this period ’is October Effective Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kellems will take over Scottv s Grocery and Market which Mrs Franklin Jewett has been operating in recent weeks. The Kellems family will move to the living quarters at the rear of the store and the Jewett family will move to the Kellems prope tv at North Jackson and West Saunders streets > Cub Scouts The cub scouts arri her fathers will meet Friday night ar 7:30 at the 31. C berk holders must have their in- council ring at Saunders park. Come sped mrs by Nov. 30 and A book hold- prepared to have a good ’ me ens by March 31. 1944.    G    R,    Hoffman.

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