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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - October 30, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
F \ in a three sections Section one the vol. 92, no. 256 it pleasant news it. Pleasant Iowa Friday evening october 30, 1970 Price to cents rocks and eggs hit car of president up president Nixon faced a fusillade of rocks bottles and eggs in California thursday night while 12 persons were arrested a including a democratic candidate for sheriff a during a peaceful demonstration against vice president Spiro t. Agnew in Kansas. But it was the Economy not demonstrators that proved to be the news blackout on negotiations in pm strike Detroit up a general motors and the United Auto workers today imposed a pews blackout on negotiations to end. A nearly seven week old strike indicating both May be preparing for hard bar a aiming to reach a settlement. The Law announced that Union president Leonard Woodcock and his top aide at pm Irving Bluestone would head a special subcommittee a to undertake intensive probing sessions to fully explore and discuss the major National issues that now separate the general motors vice president Earl Bramblett responded immediately with a statement saying a we Welcome this probing of All the outstanding National issues. We Are prepared to meet As Many hours As necessary to do Bramblett also said the National bargaining committee of the company is urging Plant managers to further intensify local negotiations ins an Effort to reach local settlements. Woodcock said both the Union and pm have agreed there would be no Public comment on Progress of the discussions White they Are under Way. Traditionally a news blackout has preceded the Down to the wire bargaining leading to agreement. Iowa student found slain in new York new York up a a new York University graduate student Patricia Leary 22, of Okoboji Iowa was found slain in her Manhattan apartment thursday. Authorities said the former Des Moines resident a teacher at a fashionable private school Here had been stabbed and strangled. Miss Leary a body was discovered by two girl friends about 3 45 pm. Police said the apartment was in a shambles and there were signs the victim had put up a fight. They said there was no sign of forcible entry and they had not ruled out burglary but she was not sexually assaulted. She was found Clad in Only a Bra pants and panty Hose. Miss Leary shared the apartment with Cathy Duchen 22, the daughter of or. And mrs. Charles Duchen of Des Moines. Or. Duchen is the president of Younkers Brothers in Des Moines. Detectives said the Only possible clue was a Man seen near the apartment. A woman witness reported seeing a Young Man fleeing from the apartment and she said his clothing was smeared with what appeared to be blood. Blowout blamed in Accident a 1954 Chevrolet driven by Harry d. Reinier 26, Hillsboro went out of control after a tire blew out. The car went into the driveway of the Clem Peterman residence near Hillsboro at 7 . Friday knocked Over a mail Box and Tore up some of the Lawn. Reinier was driving West when the tire blew out causing the car to go out of control. The front end of the car was damaged an estimated $200, the mail Box and Lawn about $150. The Accident was investigated by sheriff Van Crawford. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon Parsley is the stuff you push aside so that you can see what�?T6 underside. Major theme of Campaign appearances by Nixon Agnew and other top republicans seeking to refute democratic charges that the Nixon administration is responsible fear unemployment and the High Cost of living. The democrats kept up the attack with sen. Edward m. Kennedy charging it was a the Basic and fundamental belief of this administration that you must have High interest rates and hundreds of thousands out of work to control House speaker John w. Vicoor Mack said the latest economic indicators a clearly show a further worsening of the sagging Economy. Too an estimated 900 shouting Nitti War demonstrators in san Jose in fornia. Hit Nixon s car with eggs and rocks and broke four windows in a bus carrying some of the Nixon party in the most violent protect Nixon has encountered since taking office. A it was just like Caracas said Rosemary Woods Nixon a Secretary referring to the attack on Nixon by a howling mob in Venezuela when he was vice president under president Eisenhower. Too Nixon told some 6,000 enthusiastic supporters inside an auditorium to answer the obscenities the protesters were shouting outside with a the most powerful four letter word a the president who came to California to Aid sen. George Murphy in his close race with Democrat John v. Tunney told his audience that the nations economic troubles a Are coming to an in a state particularly hard bit by aerospace Industry layoffs Nixon attributed High unemployment to the transition from a wartime to a peacetime Economy. Too Agnew in speeches at Wichita kau., and Birmingham ala., echoed Nixon a theme saying the democrats have been Able to bolster the Economy Only during times of War. A if they democrats want peace they will have to go through a Little temporary dislocation a Agnew said. A was a matter of fact it the Economy has made much demonstrators picketed Agnew appearance and 12 were arrested when they failed to disperse feat enough under police orders. The democratic candidate for sheriff of Douglas county a George Kimball of Lawrence Kan. A was one of those arrested on a charge of using obscene language. Nixon routed from bedroom by minor fire san Clemente. Calif. It us it a president Nixon was routed Amu his bedroom in his pyjamas Faure Day night by a minor fire which spread smoke throughout the Western White House. White House press secretory Bon Ziegler said Nixon moved from the Spanish style Villa to a guest House on the five acre estate far the rest of the night. A at no time was the president in any danger a Ziegler said. The press Secretary said the fire which he described As very minor was started by an overheated fireplace which ignited a wooden portion of the thick dining room walk Ziegler said tile fire broke out at 11 25 . Post shortly after the president had gone to said the fire was detected by mrs. Fin a Sanchez the wife of Nixon a personal Valet. Titre trucks from the san Clemente add Camp Pendleton Marine corps fire departments responded within fix minutes and extinguished file flames Ziegler said. Ziegler said damage was Miner charring Only a Small portion if the dining room ceiling and Wall. But he added a there was eaten save smoke throughout the Pant dem Ftp a Nixon evacuated the Home although Ziegler said the smoke ired not reached his bedroom at the time. Judges and clerks of election listed judges and clerks in the precincts of Henry county for tuesdays election Are listed in the county Board of supervisors proceeding published in this Issue of the news also the voting places Aye hated. A Queen and a big wheel among these at Wesle homemade bombs used in 3 attacks Karen Adams a senior Home economics major from ledge Mich. Cathy Garretson a senior grand elementary education major from Salem. Becky Mccreary a senior music major from Centerville. Barbara Bishop a senior physical education major from new London. New York up a three homemade pipe bombs exploded within to minutes of each other Early today damaging two armoires and a police station. There were no injuries in the explosions which occurred shortly after one of the armoires received a a Arning Telephone Call. Too police spokesmen said the blasts were a very closely associated and it was a highly unlikely that three bombing attacks could be planted coincidentally by different groups of unassociated persons in such a Brief time. The Fri was called in almost immediately. One guard a Vietnam Veteran who escaped just before one of the armory blasts said the explosion sounded a like an 81mm too the first bomb went off at 3 12 . Est at the . Naval Reserve Center in Whitestone Queens. Three minutes later a second explosion went off in a motorcycle precinct Headquarters in the Bronx. At 3 22 ., the third blast went off at the . Army Reserve Center in the Jamaica Section Queens. Before the first explosion a woman caller told a guard at the armory a a you a better get out of the armory because a bomb is going off in five minutes. Go out the front door and get at least 50 feet away a according to police. Too the caller did not claim credit for the bombings or suggest that any particular group was responsible for the attacks. The bombs which one police investigator described As a sophisticated a were All placed on windowsills of the buildings. Donna Lundin a senior sociology major from Chicago 111. Alice Malone a senior Art education major from Ocean City n. J. Clifford Buck grand marshal at Homecoming Iowa Wesleyan Homecoming committee is bringing a sports world celebrity to town to be grand marshal of tomorrows Homecoming Parade. Clifford h. Buck a 1923 inc graduate Heads the . Olympic committee and was instrumental in having Denver designated As site of the 1976 Winter olympic games. As head of the olympic committee he will supervise this country a efforts in the 1972 olympic games in Munich Germany. Buck who makes his Home in Denver retired As a sales executive with the Wilson sporting goods company prior to being named to the olympic Post. He has served on the . Olympic basketball committee for men and for Many years was identified with the work of the Amateur athletic Union aau. Buck served two terms As president of the National aau and is Vic president of the International Amateur basketball federation. The Parade through the downtown area is set for 9 ., saturday. An Kelly a senior Mathe tics major from Franklin Park Dave Johnston a senior political science major from Mcpherson Kansas. Dave Helman a senior sociology major from Riverdale my. Tom Booth a senior history Kim Albert a senior physical major from Evergreen Park 111. Education major from Tatamy a. The student body at Iowa Wesleyan College voted Friday to choose Queen and big wheel to reign Over Homecoming activities this week tid. The inc Young Man and woman chosen for the two Royal Posi on for this year will be presented during Boom night activities to ight at 6 30 in the Chapel auditorium. The 12 candidates for the onor Are pictured. Tom Haberthur a senior physical education major from Kearny n. J. Rains Hall fighting in Danang area Saigon up a torrential Monsoon Rains sent the Danang River on a rampage today halting the War in that area and causing heavy loss of civilian life. But the heaviest fighting in months broke out in the Central Highlands the Mekong Delta and Cambodia. Phenom Fenith dispatches said government troops today launched an amphibious assault across the Mekong River to Root out communist concentrations near Moat k Rasas. 12 Miles Southeast of phenom penh where the communists ambushed a government Convoy thursday night and killed 14 men reports from the Field said a Force of 1,500 cambodians made at least three landings from world War ii Vintage Landing barges along a stretch of Riverbank running to to 20 Miles Southeast of phenom penh. One attempted Landing was driven Back by heavy communist fire. It was one of the largest operations mounted by government forces on the perimeter of phenom penh and officials said government troops thwarted in their attempts to land crossed elsewhere and were moving along the riverbanks. Air support was called in and a spokesman1 said indications were the communists suffered heavy losses. Few taunt Agnew in talk against Rock throwers Belleville in. Up a a group of demonstrators taunted vice president Spiro t. Agnew Friday interrupting him a dozen times As he cramp to Daed those who threw rocks at president Nixon. Agnew on a Cross country tour in behalf of Republican candidates told his audience it was a an angry mob that tried to attack Nixon thursday night at san Jose Calif. Quot people must be terribly concerned that rocks Are thrown at the president of the United states a Agnew said. A when an elected representative is subjected to this its time to squeeze that kind of garbage out of our about 2,000 persons were in the exposition Hall to hear Agnew boost the candidacy of sen. Ralph t. Smith who is running against Adlai e. Stevenson Iii. Another 3,000 persons were standing inside the building and 2,000 persons were outside. The demonstrators numbered about two dozen possible 30, All teenagers or Post teens. After they interrupted Ham several times Agnew told the audience a i see the fringe specimens of our society present in the Hall. Agnew called Stevenson a a spokesman for Eastern establishment he said tuesdays election will give an interim response to a a great questions confronting the nation. Woman killed at Cedar rapids Cedar rapids up a Betty Jean Hubka 26, of Cedar rapids was killed Early today when the car she was driving collided with another vehicle at a Cedar rapids intersection. Police said her car collided with a car driven by Merton Francis 35, Saugus Calif. He escaped apparent injury. A passenger in the victims car Doris Flanagan 23, of Cedar rapids was listed in fair condition at St. Luke a Hospital in Cedar rapids. New England apples were exported to the West indies at least As Early As 1741. John Blythe was struck below the Waist by the Earth Boulder above Arrow while supervising the installation of a new 6-Inch Drain tile thursday afternoon. Arrow Points to Hole where Blythe was working. Workman injured in Cove in John Blythe superintendent of the municipal water department escaped fatal injury at 4 . Thursday when a Trench caved in near the North Edge of it. Pleasant on old 218. He was rushed to memorial Hospital by ambulance where a rays determined a broken Pelvis. Blythe was Bent Over in a 5 foot deep Trench cementing a joint on a new 6-Inch Drain tile when the Trench caved in and a Large Earth Boulder struck him below the Waist. The area where the excavating was under Way is the old Tracy Pond and the fill consists of cinders and unstable dirt. Soviet permits second visit to officers Moscow up a the soviet Union today resolved a legalistic dispute Ini favor of the United states and said two american consular officials could pay a second visit to the three american and one turkish officer held since their plane from Turkey landed in Russia on oct. 21. The two . Army generals an american major and the turkish colonel were visited earlier this week by consular officers Peter b. Swiers and Richard combsjr. But the russians refused a request for a second meeting. Upon insistence of Boris h. Klos soon the american charge do affaires Here the russians then said Swiers and Combs could Fly to Yerevan on sunday for a second visit on monday. The dispute entered about the wording of american soviet consular convention which Grants rights of a Access by . Consular officials to detained americans. Crew work for play underway Crew work for the it. Pleasant High school Junior class play a night of january 16�?� is now underway. Members of thespian troupe 239 and the Junior class Are working daily in order to meet production and technical deadlines. Members of the set Crew under the direction of John Burrow and Steve Wettach Are constructing mph Art instructor Lon Pugh a design of the courtroom the setting of the play. Kevin Wiley John Burrow Gary Barrett Van Rommel Dan Mccabe and Charles Bates Are setting and running the lights for the two performances. In addition to the set and lighting props play a very important part of the stage setting. Edens Minger and Jean Jennett Are in charge of locating props and supervising scene changes. News articles posters and programs have been written and designed by Ann sheets and Mary Eugar co chairmen of the publicity Crew. Mrs. Marilyn Vincent mph drama instructor has selected Dave Edwards and Lynda Woline As student director and stage manager. Tickets for the nov. 13 and 14 performances will soon be on Sale from members of the Junior class. Unicof toking part in Parade Unicof is taking part in Iowa Wesleyan colleges Homecoming Parade on saturday starting at 9 Arn. Two Campus organizations Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and Phi Kappa Tau fraternity have dedicated their float to Unicof. Uniting the Homecoming theme with halloween Strick or Treater for Unicof they have entitled their float a terrifying Tiger kicks off for tile float features a Large football player kicking a massive punt he is decorated in Orange and Black a coincidentally both Tiger colors and the colors of halloween and the Unicof boxes. Too it. Pleasant school children who with be both on the float and walking alongside All dressed in costumes of various countries of the world. The children will be from elementary schools in town and Phi Kappa Tau Are entertaining them before the Parade with cartoons and cookies. During the Parade the students of Alpha Kappa Alpha and Phi Kappa Tau will collect for Unicof in the crowd. Too there is other Unicof news escort service for the Small children will be provided by High school students and other adult volunteers. To obtain this service parents should bring their children to tile nearest elementary school Harlan Lincoln Manning Saunders or Van Allen at 6 00 . A special item of entertainment will be provided at the Post collection party for Junior High school students a a haunted House and All those attending the party will go on a tour. Residents Are reminded of the a a courier service if anyone is not reached by the trick or Treater for Unicof please phone 385-4222 the methodist Church and a Junior High a a courier will be sent out to collect the donation. Donnolly to go on route 5 postmaster Wendell t. Smith announced today the Transfer of Darrel Donnolly from City Carrier to Rural route 5 Carrier. Donnolly requested the Transfer in accordance with seniority policies of the postal department. The vacancy was available due to tile retirement of Dan. J. Mccabe. Donnolly joined the postal department in August of 1952 As a substitute Carrier and received his permanent appointment in january of 1957. The replacement for his City route will be announced in the near future
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