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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - October 29, 1941, Mount Pleasant, Iowa THE MT PLEASANT NEWS \ OL. LXIX, NO. 255WECNESD \Y, OCT. 29, 1941 MT. PLEASANT, IOWA News , ^. m-r    a*.    A Behind, the .1^. By- PaULMaLLON JS < Distributed by King Features Syndicate, Inc Reproduction m Full or in Part Strictly Prohibited ) Former New London Young Man Killed Prizes For Best Costumes \\ %S»HNC;T0N — MRS. ROOSfc- VKL’l i actuu? a pubheit- a gen' lor v hat seems to be a solidifying administration firmness against doing anything to stop wage increases winch are inflating prices, 'I try to hold down wages might violate «he "hirteenth Halloween Party May Be Held Indoors amendment ^the cry *. she says. 'I he llr. t lady l mg on some bad 5 bv Mr. RoosevelVl ador Lubin, Mr Lubin ha fome figures to show wag pncticalh nothing to d{ in< rease His ilgur*-? are the Wh'le adininiati'ai With a gross astigm bin considers wages** : paid by manufacturing leaving out the bulk Of the country mcludmg hims duces that a age. m factori 40 per cent of industrial prohibiting apparently depend-, us tics accumulated statistician. Mr. fare* .sed up ages have had do with price e the basis o! on position, tiam Mr Lu- i be con the onh those erns, thus aorkers of If He de* are only > reduction wage Ml costs. He fine facturmg industry hi 17 per cent Viola eludes a mere 7 per of 17* of the priei »o wage increases. 11IP I III E FA I IS can Gross naticnal income amounted to $86 000.00U OCX) in the man reaset Lubin 40 | >»• only con-c cat due be pro. last y of wh $48,000 OOO.CSg a at* gaici out m and salaries. That means at . per cent of production <not cf*nt» is known to have wages »st 56 4 per me into wages The department of commerce yd vs total salaries and wages not Just those m the manufacturing industryt have increased 35 j>er cent since be-fore tlie war Viola if ycu consider •he whole picture. 20 per cent <56 percent of 35* of the price increase is due to wage increases Obviously the influence ct rising wages is about o times as important in inflating our economy as Mr. Lubin claimed MRS. ROOSEVELT’S ARGt MENT is as bid a.- Mi Lubin's basic data. While she fears a fixed price ceiling would out the union worker in slavery, she fails tc muster a note of fear that business can exist if The Hallowe’en party to be held in i Mt Pie,t ant Thursday evening is all ream, for an evening of entertainment, * the like of which many of us have never had the privilege to attend The parade will organize at the city hall at 7 15 and be all set to march around the square by 7:30, so all ocr-sons i:. costume please report promptly at that time I The parade consisting of the many ; people in costume the high school band and the Iowa Wesleyan college band will circle the square and then pass over u platform directly in front of the band stand where the judges will pick out the winner of the respective contest* and will then aw'ard prizes The prizes will be given for the most elaborate costume the funniest costume, the best dressect couple, and the longest nose Following the parade and judging there v. ill b<* games handled by the American Legion a dance and weather permitting there will be u question and answer contest winch should furnish real entertainment, and a free movie it the high school for all chool Sessions children. Arrangement* have been made to take care of the entertainment inside providing the weather dees not permit the outside activity The games will be held at the Legion hall and and a11 visitors from oti the dance will be held above the Skel-ly station. These arrangements will be used only if the outside activity is prevented by weather condition.? Be sure and tome m costume so you can enter into the full activity of the evening and be one of the crowd as the majontv is sure to be in costume. They'll Do It Every Time — pes LISTEN, JOE. vVOl)R. SPORTING* ELDITOR 16 A PIECE OF CKEE6E1. MW BOV l£ CAPTAIN OF the: FOOTBALL-TEAM AND HE NEV/EP-GET£> HIS NAME IN    PAPER    . HERE6 H.fc PICTURE. HOW! ABOUT GIVJ1NG IT A PLAN ON THE FROMT \ PAGE TOMORROW ? N*RnOW ( I GOT A UOT OF INFLUENCE AND CAN MARE OR BREAK. ThI6 6HEET,\F J X WANNA’. j But - OH, BON \ THAT’S so Different* /-gimmethecitn EDITOR*. LISTEN, THE KID WAS DOIN’ ’■'-'sj JOE.YOU’RE NOT CA/ER A HUNNERT MIlEC A GOiNGrTD PRINT AN HOUR WHEN HE i * THAT £rrORN,ARE KNOCKED OVER A Wf/i NOU 7 THINK OF THE BON! THINK OF ME'. THINK OF -WHAT ? NOW > USTENlNOU PRiKTT I A WORD OF THIG. AND NOD'LL. REGRET IT! X’LL I)r. J. P. Hunt Taken Bv Death Had Lndergone Operation Late Tuesday / MILK WAGON AN’ / WEklT THROUGH A PET STORE WINDOW, fSARGE Dr. J, P. Hunt 78. who practiced dentistry here for many years, died at the Memorial hospital about midnight Tuesday night after undergoing an operation at the Memori«1 hospital earlier in ttie evening far hernia. He had been working around his home Tuesday, but late in the dav it became necessary for him to go to the hospital and have the operation He is survived by three daughters and fours sons, Alice of Mt. Pleasant. Ethel of New London. Mrs J. N Reschly of Noble. Arthur of Washington. D. C. Paul. Mt Pleasant. Walter who is in the army in Ala-ka. and Maynard of Portland, Oregon. Mrs. Hunt preceded him in death 12 years ago. Victim of Collision On Highway 34 Ronald Nuger. In Second Crash On Way To Hospital New London — Ronald Nugen dieci at a hospital in Ottumwa after an auto accident near that city Tuesday afternoon shortly after one o'clock. H was in a econd accident when the am. bulance which was taking him to the hospital struck a viaduct at the edge c f town. He lived only a few minutes after reaching the hospital. Rcnald was horn in New London in May. 1921, the son of Columbus and Cora Bell Nugen. both preceeding Thursday Big Day For Presbyterians BEER TURNED OVER TO COUNTY HOSPITAL Will Hejun O'clock At 11 Father of Seven Killed at Plant Thursday will be a big dav in Mt. Pleasant fcr the Presbyters n Church {hurches who care to attend the sessions of the International Convocation Outstanding speaker- from various parts of t 1-• world, including s China, Japan, Philippine Islands. India, South America, etc. will lead in an interesting program and open forum discussions. Sessions begin at 11.00 in the morning. Delegates from churches all ovei southeast Iowa will be present. The Presbyterian Board is offering this community one of its most efficient and challenging Flying Squadron Teams. The public is cordiallv invited - to attend these sessions. An Inter- Burlington. low h fINS< — Dan W national Tea will be held in the af-wage-costs are Sylvester, 43 father of seven children, ternoon at 2:45 P M. at the home of io increase indefinitely while prices va- killed today m an accident at the Mrs. Harold W Garrison, 701 East art to be limited    Iowa ordnance plant near Burlington Monroe St. A wage scale rising against <t fixed His neck was broken while he was All Presbyterians and their guests pric* ceiling could crush evcrv busi- versing on a conveyor system and are urged to attend the afternoon tea. ness in the country into bankruptcy , when the conveyor started his head    _____________ at a time when the free capitalistic was crushed. Coroner O F Giles said system and free labor is what we are he had not decided whether or not supposed to be fighting fos Certain- to hold an inquest. 1% Mrs. Roosevelt mentioned the wrong 8ylves|er a Burlington man. was amendment The fourteenth prevents employed by the Schulman Electric seizure of property without due pro- company, tess of law and that is what Ls being    ------------ d ne when the governmen tells bu .-    ^f* 11 d0 Some 75 cams of beer confiscated by Sheriff Manning Cline when a raid was made on the John Hanson place near New London several months ago were turned over to the Henry County hospital by order of Judge E. C. Newell Tuesday. Local Red Cross Chairmen Named 23 Years In India, Former Iowan To Speak Thursday Teacher, preacher, author, and editor, the Rev. H E. Anderson cf Saharanpur, India, who will speak at the Presbyterian church Thursday, has had twenty-three busy years in Saharanpur. India. Professor of New Dr Hunt had practiced here since him in death. After his father’s de<th 1900, but a few years ago moved his about five years ago. he made his office to his homo He had previous- home with Mr and Mr.-. Ralph Miller. Jy practiced at Pella. Des Moines and Ho was graduated from the New Lon-Chariton.    don high school in 1937. Funeral services will be held Sat- For the past two years he has been urday morning at ten o'clock at the | employed with the Caterpillar Tractor Crane Funeral Home Burial will be Co.. in Peoria. Ill, and was on a trip at Forest Home. The remains will be j at the time cf the accident. His at the Funeral Homo and friends may brothers. Wilbur and Merlin, also cm* call there.    ployed in Peoria, were called to    Ot- --- tumwa to attend the inquest    held there this morning. Besides his brothers he lea\es two sisters Mrs. Dolma Smith of Denmark and Mrs. Delphinc McKaine of Deep River, Iowa. _ Nugen    was    injured    fatally    in c. Cruikshank. son of Mr and headon collison 12 miles west of Ot-W. Cruikshank, recently has tumwa on Highway 34 Two persons were injured, one seri- Elected To Hi^h Position in Detroit Soon a vast army of Red Cross volunteers, the men and women behind the guns, will be asking people everywhere in the land to join They know that their is an organization chartered bv Congress and dedicated Jame Mrs. C Testament Greek in the North India been elected tc a high position in the United Theological college, Mr. An- teachers organization of Michigan. He , cusly, in the crash and another suf-derson considers that his main calling was named second vice chairman of j f^reci minor injuries when the ambn is that of an evangelist, and that hi* Region One. which includes the city ' lance crashed into the viaduct, success as a teacher hinges as much of Detroit and over 9,000 teacher*, i Earl Dawdy, 51. of Galesburg, 111., upon influencing the students as upon Election to the vice-chairmarv-hi4 driver of the second car suffered face teaching them Greek    automatically means elevation to the 1 cut“-. Dawdy s wife, 48. suffered leg Mr. Anderson Ls editor of the ofii- chairmanship in 1943.    and arm fractures and was said to be cial magazine of the United Church Mr. Cruikshank is in charge of the in fair condition, of Northern India, called The United exact science department ot the Dur- Carol Priester of Ottumwa, ambu-Church Review.'' He is the author of free Intermediate School in Detroit. ‘ Gospel Romance in the Huts of the to the ideals of freedom of the in- oividual, cqua.. • ithout lace. c. teen. pun •* which was published in this lUficc I AD CM A A MHCD CAM ■ ..erous helpfulness  ......  LUKLINA    AiiUtKjUN lance driver, was cut 011 the face and knees. or ccior; and a generous helpfulness impartially admim-tered. for those in need The Rol, Call furnishes the means for enrolling all. united in this co-operative enterprise. The the extent to which they are individually asked to respond and join, the people country, and of several pamphlets and articles. In 1938 he represented the Christian Literature Committee at the meeting of General Assembly in Bom bay. AND ALFRED WILLIAMS MARRIED ON SUNDAY A PUZZLING PROBLEM STOPS LOCAL BUSINESS AND FARM WORK TOO At the home of Mr and Mrs. A B. Mr. Anderson was born in Iowa and Anderson occurred the marriage of graduated from the State University their daugli lr. Lorena. and Alfred will dramatize to the world that “unit- of Iowa and Princeton TheoLgical | william*-, eidest .son ot Mr and Mrs L-Ve    ; t Spark PlUg that Seminary‘ In 1918 hc went t0 India ■ Sam Williams of Columbus Junction, makes the Red Cross go is the mem- under tde Presbyterian Board of For- iowa, on Sunday October 26 bership. Each one to put himselt 01* eion Missions, and has been in the herself into the picture sc each one punjak ever since. Gasoline Tax To Exceed 18 Million can have a part The chairman of the committees in Henry county o far are announced more will be an- For Community Sale ness: "We are going to let wages continue to rise but we are going to stop prices with our forthcoming legislation." With 'his kind oi a police carried to the fullest, the workers of the country ' which will collect donations for A little thing can cause so much nounced jater trouble. Busy business men and pre.sident    H farmers alike have shoved aside rou- pyil pajj nnairmai tine work to spend hours in trying to solve that peskiy little problem of- - fered    by Columbus Haves in the Ad- Several of the KiwanLs committees jlaco Screenings last Friday. Rumors have it that the superin- L. McGrew \ aried Program For Sports Fans ....... Mrs.    Sam    G.    Baxter General Publicity Hattie B, Loach Agricultural Nation Defense ...... Sports ians entertained with a var The Rev. Banghart cf Mt. Union officiated at the cermony in the presence of the immediate family of the ende and groom. Mr. and Mrs Harold Anderson, brother and sister-in-law of the bride, w’ere the attendants. The bride’s dress was royal blue silk crepe with gold trim and she wore Des Moines. Iowa. INS* —- Iowa's gasoline tax income for the calendar year 1941 will exceed SI8.000.000 for I the :irst time in history. State Treasurer W G C Bagiev predicted today {after reviewing the October collection I report completed todav The expected total would exceed by more than $1,000,000 the 19-:) collec-! tions. During October, reports showed, the state collected $1,644,366 in gas taxes. | w hich brought the total collections ied program at the Iowa Wesleyan ao!(! ‘°(,kei a thus far in 1941 to $15,189,000 or $974. nat was her grandfath- the er’s wedding gift to her grandmother 000 more than had been collected dur Home Service iniifht eventually find themselves work- ecmmunity charity auction sale here tendem ol sch00ls ha£ ,orked on ins lor the government Instead ct prt- nest Wednesday will begin their work lhat a college expert ha. spent somf    4an ten,>e That prospect cannot Thursday afternoon vate enterprise be tantalizing    They    will    make    calls    to    collect    ar- Mrs. Roosevelt and the admlnistra- tides that can be spared for a worth-tion have not practiced in their own while projects Full details are giv-business of government what they en in an advertisement on another preach for private enterpri-e. Wages of government workers have not been increased. NOBODY IS RAPPING Mr Donald Nelson's knuckles these days. Some officials who tried it received a life size view of knuckles in action. It may now be related that immediately after Nelson's SPAB defense regime was set up. house coordinator Palmer got someone to slip a letter 011 Mr. Rocsevelt’s desk giving him au- paee in this issue of the New.?. FIRST SNOW FELL SUNDAY EVENING Glenn Campbell SVtri Tuesday evening heard inside in- -    e,‘“    >v/    jng    tjie    corresponding iieriod cf 1940. Dan L. Crooks formation about the college and high and had been worn by her mother and I Last ^ar s total was $17>190i000 schcol teams, saw motion pictures ofjsls^er at tbeir weddings. Her should-    ___ W? K Rogers college team in scrimmage and in er corsage was of white carnations an© time on it and that several farmers War productloi!    Elizabeth McCoid the KirksviUe game, heard reminis- |maiden hair ferns, have been using up some oi the rainy First Aid    ‘    ‘    cences and then learned much about Following the ceremony a two course ‘ ... E. L Clou.;; Helen Ha Lowell archery.    c‘mner ™ ^    ^    ™ Junior Red Cross    ...    E    Mae    Grau    Dr. L. P. Ristint presided. Coach    **» and    Mrs. Banghart. Jo, and    Don Pleasant    Parker talked about the Wesleyan    Cfc liss ot    Mt. Union. Mr. and Mrs.    Sam    - Mrs    W    \    Russell    team. Coach Ekstrand, about the high    Williams    and Charlene, Mr L.i Moine    Fairfield. Iowa    —(INS*    —    Edwin school team, Lloyd Hill showed the 1 ^Uliams    cf Columbus Junction    Mr    Fisher,    37, of Batavia,    died    today    in Ward One. Mt Ward Two First snow fell in Henry county on the evening of October 26, according to Wade McBcth. Just preceding the downpour of ruin, many Urge flakes barn' « lhe e,Ki 01 a 90 loot ^ hours trying to solve the thin Bill Barnum was the first to give an answer. Then along came Wesley Corey with two solutions. Mrs. Leo Flickinger telephoned in to find out which end of the cow was tethered, ward Xhre That would make a difference.    ,x.    , waxci rour Just in case you missed the proh- Spectal Groups lem or didn t get around to working on it at the time, it is repeated heft: “To the corner of a 20 foot vquare Accident Fatal To Batavia Man Mrs. A. M Wettach fell Those who believe in that date of the first snow deterines the number of snows fcr the winter now can was tethered a Jersey cow. Over how much area could she graze?" While working with a combine. Woodrow Hale got his hand caught thortty 10 handle priorities on all de-    themselves    with    the    thought    KEOKUK    P    E    0    ’S    ’’** °' ,ore,ln*or Jl h1' f.n.p    mrhidine    federal    i    th«t    there    will    be    -only    a8"    ddcccut    DDhht. i..    “    Inf.vtion    developed    and rKfc.DtlN I rKUuKAM Monday evenin'* he was taken to Bur- Mrs    Paul Jericho    pictures. J M. Burd told    about his ob-    Fred Anderson.    Mrs. Helg.t Thorn    Fairfield    hospital of    injuries    suffered Mr- Huuh Conrad servations of athletics locally past and    aucl    Mrs.    Harold Anderson and last Friday in an automobile accident Mrs    c*    O    Jerrel    Present and Miss Dorothy Owen. P.    Frederick of Mt    Plea ant Mr. and    on highway    34 three miles    west of _______C Brau and Dr. Stewart    Jackson talk-    Mrs. A. Mathews.    Mr. and Mrs. A. B.    ,    Fairfield. cd on archery, then gave    a demonstra-    Anderson. Dale.    Gerald. Pauline and    i    Fisher    was    thrown    against    an iron t-ion. Several of those present tried , P;tul oi Mt Union.    budge    support    when    he    stepped onto their hand at the game after the ex- rtie young couple will make their the highway 111 front oi a car driven hibition.    j    home for the present with the grooms by Velma Tweedy 17, of Ottumwa. --- parents on a farm near Cairo, Iowa. His skull was fractured. HAND IS INJURED IN A COMBINE fense    housing — including works authority (Carmody), housing administration, etc. federal federal i own elbows seem to be in pretty bad Mr. Nelson heard about this and im- j shape right now). Mr. Iekes tried to mediately let vice president Wallace control all oil policies as coordinator and Harry Hcpkins know that he was but soon found Mr. Nelson would not not going to submit to this typical relinquish his iinal say on priorities Washington defense game. Wingclip- mid allocations. Mr. Iekes had nc ping has been a common practice real authority to do anything. He which has hampered the activities of bulled his way through the policy by all other defense leaders in one way lorcing voluntary cooperation. Nelson or another. When word ol the situation got it back to Mr. Roosevelt, he said he did I It wa- Nelson who turned down Iekes not recall signing such a letter to cold on the propo-ed pipeline and broke palmer and would rescind it. which up the last vestige of the gas curtail-he did.    meat    policy. Mr. Nelson alsa may get a ccngress- -- ling    ton    hospital    for    treatment. Thirty-three members of chapter U, Raymond Hill who has had infection Keokuk P. E. O., presented a beauti- in his hand lor several days was taken ful musical program for the Mt. to Burlington hospital Monday eve-pleasant p. E. O. home members on ning where an operation was per form-Tuesday afternoon. Their president, ed on his hand. He will remain for Mrs. Conrad, was in charge of th- treatment for a tune, program. A Hallowe'en lunch was Mrs Rcbert Shipley, proprietor of served. The table was decorated with Eileen’s Beauty Parlor, is very 111 ci however, had legal authority and kept a strtkin^ arrangement ot fruit, dark bronchial pneumonia at the home of T0PN0TCHERS ELECT TH1S IS BUSY WEEK    c. ,    „    w. OFFICERS AT MEETING    IN    MT. PLEASANT otodgell U1S --Dmtrii'l ( The Tippieanoe Topnotchers 4-H A busy week in Mt Pleasant is thi?    i/loll iv I v 'miiv club met at the home of their lead- j one with literalh dozens of meetings,    __ er, Mrs. Gary Van Amerongren. Sat., j conventions. Halowe en ©tents, dinners Oct. 25th. The following officers were elected: with the schedule. leaves and chrysanthemums. her husband's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Shipley. Wesleyan Broadcast Featured on the Iowa Wesleyan broadcast over WSUI Thursday after j With these displays of unique per- ncco at 5:15 will be S. C. Ham. tenor. rresident, Patty Smith; vice-president. Dorothy Ann Nelson: secretary. Marion Oldt; treasurer, Evelyn Long; historian, Lois Dusenberrv; reporter, Marten Watts.    p..    U/ITH fl Refreshments were served at the J    r ILLU tt 11 ri LLCIVIv close of the meeting.    - Hedrick — Lee Stodaell of Morning and the like on the calender.    Sun, twice Iowa State cornhu king Many local persons are having two; champion, won the district contest meetings in one evening to keep up here Tuesday. Stodgell husked a net SUIT FOR $461 IS of 2.407,5 pounds. Walter Connolly ot Danville Henry county champion, placed eleventh. Car Damaged A car registered in the name of John F. Hall of New London was d imaged Announce Pledging Omega of Phi Mu Lucv Weir is plaintiff in a landlord's attachment action field against C. W. Gholson at the office of the clerk announces the‘cf the court today Former Lee County Superintendent Dies Keokuk Iowa. <INS> — C. Lynn of The suit seeks Donnellson. died in a Keokuk ho-oital ional medal for bravery in success-    sonal initiative. Nelscn has establish-    A! Bridger. clarinetist,    and Prof. G. E.    in an accident    along highway    34 on    formal pledging oi Mis? Marianne    $461.40 which    it is    claimed U due for    today following t brief illness. Hr wa fully rebuffing the mok famed new    ed himself as the dominant existing    King who will talk on    A Dipper Full    Monday, lhe    car had gene    into a    Boyd of Hillsboro at the sorority    rent of the    farm    in Marion tows    formealy ULee 3    \ I • Tint-»nden: deal wingclipper. Mr. Iekes . <whose    force of the defense program.    of Stars.''    ditch.    rooms on Tuesday evening.    -hip.    ot schools tor many years I I

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