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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - September 1, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news partly Cloudy Section Ohe 2 sections vol. 92, no. 206_ threshers program daily program at the threshers reunion thursday 9 30 invocation by Rev. Robert Mcelderry Lockridge Baptist Church 9 45 schoolhouse greetings and Welcome 10 00 schoolhouse song fest and old time songs 11 00 grandstand crowning of Sweet sixteen Queen 11 00 schoolhouse to be announced 12 45 grandstand Aat. Pleasant marching band on track 1 00 grandstand Welcome it. Pleasant mayor Charles Hanna 1 00 grandstand officially open program gov. Robert d. Ray 1 15 grandstand cavalcade of Power 2 00 ladies auxiliary tent hat demonstration mrs. Sellers Clarion 3 00 Prony Brake threshing Baker fan in motion 3 30 schoolhouse old fashioned spelling Bee 3 30 Medicine Wagon Wayland s male quartet 5 00 Church in Village Vesper service Rev. Peter Siemens it. Pleasant first Baptist Church 7 00 Medicine Wagon roaring 20 s show by Lora Shaw s play pals local Talent 8 00 Chautauqua tent the Schaffner players unmarried widow Quot 8 00 the barn Hoe Down Square dancing 8 00 grandstand grand Ole opry Quot the Queen of country music Quot Kitty Wells and Johnny Wright 8 30 ladies auxiliary tent segue Quot the magician Quot Friday 9 30 invocation Rev. Charles Tweed congregational universalist Church 9 45 schoolhouse song fest 10 00 ladies auxiliary tent Willie Dittrich singing zither 10 30 Medicine Wagon Thatcher the Banjo player 11 00 schoolhouse potentials girls quartet 12 30 grandstand Willie Dittrich singing zither 1 15 grandstand old settlers and threshers awards 1 30 grandstand cavalcade of Power 2 00 ladies auxiliary tent potentials girls quartet 2 00 Church wedding anniversary Observance Rev. Carl Wilson first United methodist Church 2 15 schoolhouse poetry by Helen Virden 3 00 Medicine Wagon Willie Dittrich singing zither 3 00 Prony Brake threshing Baker fan in motion 5 00 Church Vesper service Rev. Robert Matheus St. Michaels episcopal Church 5 00 grandstand Roy Acuff and Tex Ritter 7 00 Medicine Wagon gospel singing Williams family 7 00 ladies auxiliary tent segue Quot the magician Quot 7 30 grandstand cavalcade of Power 7 30 schoolhouse debate 7 30 Chautauqua tent Schaffner players Quot Hill folks from hog scratch Quot 7 45 Medicine Wagon the potentials girls quartet 8 00 Medicine Wagon roaring 20 s show 8 00 ladies auxiliary tent Keith s Little German band 8 30 the barn old fashioned Square dancing 9 30 grandstand Roy Acuff and Tex Ritter saturday 8 30 the barn All Day checker tournament 9 30 invocation Rev. Dennis Nicholson first United methodist Church 9 45 schoolhouse greetings and Welcome 10 00 National society for the preservation of tent Folk and repertoire theater annual meeting 10 00 ladies auxiliary tent Salem Kitchen band 10 30 Medicine Wagon the Gay tones 12 00 grandstand music by the Weiland family 12 30 grandstand presentation of Iowa s favorite Farmers daughter miss Joyce Stout 12 45 grandstand memorial services Rev. Levi Winfrey Hillsboro Harrisburg Baptist Church 1 00 Grant f and cavalcade of Power 1 30 schoolhouse Salem Kitchen band 2 00 Medicine Wagon the corders Western music 2 00 ladies auxiliary tent music by the Crossett family 2 15 schoolhouse Gay tones 3 00 Prony Brake threshing Baker fan in motion 3 30 Chautauqua tent Schaffner players Quot state fair review Quot 3 30 ladies auxiliary tent music by the Weiland s 3 30 schoolhouse Quot Minue Dos Quot stringed instruments 4 00 bandstand it. Pleasant High school band 5.00 Church Vesper services Rev. Waylen Brown Salem friends Church 5 30 grandstand to be announced6 00 grandstand cavalcade of Power 7 00 ladies auxiliary tent gospel singing Williams family 8 00 grandstand old fiddlers contest 8 00 Chautauqua tent Schaffner players Quot three in a bed 8 30 Medicine Wagon roaring 20 s show Lora Shaw s play pals local Talent 10 00 Chautauqua tent Schaffner players Quot state fair review sunday 8 30 the barn All Day checker tournament continued 9 00 Church services in Village Rev. Chester Potts Church of the open Bible 9.-00aii Day Horseshoe tournament 10 30 grandstand Church services a or. Harry e. Coulter Des Moines executive minister for mid american Baptist churches Iowa and Minnesota regions 12 30 grandstand gospel singing Williams family 1 30 grandstand cavalcade of Power 1 30 schoolhouse song fest 2 00 ladies auxiliary tent gospel singing Williams family 2 15 schoolhouse visitation 3 00 Medicine Wagon Keith s Little German band 3 30 Chautauqua tent Schaffner plays Quot state fair review Quot 5 00 Church Vesper service Rev. Edmund Neubauer Salem congregational Church 6 30 grandstand grand Ole opry Stonewall Jackson and Little Jimmy Dickens 7 00 schoolhouse Keith s Little German band 7 00 Medicine Wagon gospel singing Williams family 7 00 Chautauqua tent Schaffner players Quot once in a Blue Moon Quot 8.00 Medicine show roaring 20 s show Lora Shaws play pals local Talent it 8 30 ladies auxiliary tent ladies quartet from Wayland singing gospel music 8 30 the barn old fashioned Square dancing 9 30 the Chautauqua tent Schaffner players Quot state fair review Quot 9 30 grandstand grand Ole opry Stonewall Jackson and Little Jimmy Dickens monday 9 30 invocation Rev. John Coons Calvary Baptist Church 9u5 schoolhouse song fest 10 00 ladies auxiliary tent Wyman Kitchen band 10 30 schoolhouse to be announced 11 00 ladies auxiliary tent mrs. Lord s tap dance group 12 30 grandstand entertainment Lowrey Organ from Reddick s music Center Burlington Iowa it. Pleasant Iowa tuesday evening sept. I 1970 Price to cents will show special skills three local ladies will be exhibiting and demonstrating crafts in the old machinery building during the reunion. L. K. Boutin to assist with theatre plans l. K. Boutin member of the governing Board of the american Community theatre association has ill com nearly gone Only 32,000 bushels of Corn stored by the Henry county ass office remain out of a total of 539,000 bushels placed on the Market last week. The commodity credit corporation placed All Strable Corn been named to the advisory Board under their control As immediately of the National society for the available for Purchase by Grain preservation of tent Folk and buyers. Senate refuses to tie hands of president repertoire theatre. Or. Boutin will be one of a ten Man Board who will assist with the plans for a theatre Complex plam Archer Daniels Midland of Burlington was the largest buyer of com stored in Henry county and made the following purchases 159, Ned in it. Pleasant to preserve this bushels at 144.13 120,444 bus Media of theatre. I hels at 144.98 61,801 bushels at he will join a group of experts in i and 132,467 bushels at the theatre Field which includes 14�13 Othot >�?o5 were it Unm embers from Las vegas Calif. Lon cooperative elevator who took Kansas Topeka area and Richard 48 a a a bushels at 143.56 and David Allen Graber and Washington up a in a petted to lose significant test of sentiment the Senate today refused to tie president Nixon a hands by ordering final debate began after the Senate convened at 8 . Edt a a with Hanks of Cane Handy on the porch rail mrs. Hugh Conrad of 60o e. Washington demonstrates her self taught caning skill on a Footstool. Mrs. Conrad dressed in the period costume will Wear during the reunion works with sizes and types of Cane. She Grill have finished articles and kits for Sale. W. Howland of the smithsonian Institute Washington d. C. The annual meeting of the group will be held during the regular reunion of theatre personnel saturday sept. 5 at 10 00 at the Schaffner players tent on the Midwest old settlers and reunion grounds. Architect Lloyd Hohl of Las vegas will be on hand to discuss and present the plans for the proposed theatre Center which will be a part of the popular Midwest old settlers Stan Widmer who purchased 32,256 bushels at 145.00 jointly. Horses break Loose smash into cars Strawberry Point up authorities said four horses broke lost key votes at the last hour. Loose from a pasture near Here i two Republic can Quot doves a Sens. Mondy and before the Anlo Al John Sherman Cooper of Kentucky and threshers associations plan of were apprehended two were a an j Charles Percy of Illinois and two cars destroyed. 1 him to end . Participation in i the earliest meeting time in recent the Vietnam War by a specific i memory. In an emotional Appeal deadline. The vote against the hat sen Georee Mcgovern Field Mcgovern amendment was j co sponsor of the amendment blamed the Senate for letting the War go on and declared a in on sense this chamber literally reeks of in reply. Sen. John Stennis d-miss., asserted that the amendment would Quot take away the Symbol of our nation a and that s what the chief executive is the Symbol of our supporters of the amendment had modified the language in Hope of gaining support. 55 to 39. The Hawk is. Dove showdown ended a protracted and sometimes emotional debate on the War Issue and the Pace Nixon is setting in withdrawing american troops from Vietnam. Advocates of the amendment held Little optimism of winning outright but had hoped to make the score closer than it was. They expansion. Or. Boutin made the presentation of three Golden anniversary awards last year at the annual meeting. Automakers offer Union new contract i Detroit up a the big three automakers today offered the United Auto workers Union a three year contract that included the richest economic package in their i history and which would Cost the Industry More than $2.5 billion in mrs. Orlendes Ross of 404 w. Madison is also self taught her wage increases alone. Art is Apple head dolls. Starting with Green apples several Kitchen the Union had demanded a packing and scraps of fabric mrs. Ross completes Many whimsical Cree age for its 700.000 members which lures from old Folk to frogs As cuts and holds the personality would Cost general motors corp., into each figure. Announced opposition to the the horses broke Loose from Tho amendment on grounds it might email maker farm North of Straw undercut . Peace negotiation of Berry Point. The animals headed f0rts. Toward Iowa 13 where two of them when the tensely waited Roll Call smashed into cars driven by David Only seven republicans join Clark 34, Edgewood and mrs. Democrats in voting for the George Stebbins of Strawberry proposal aimed at virtually composing Peil ing Nixon to get All american both the Clark and Stebbins be forces out of Indochina by dec. 31, hides were demolished by the crash. 1971 Clark mrs. Stebbins and her two Coo children were treated for Glass cuts voting to reject the proposal a but not seriously Hurt. As an amendment to a $19.2 billion officers were Able to apprehend military procurement Bill a were the two other horses and return 21 democrats and 34 republicans them unharmed to the maker farm. I the amendment had been sex w As Kington up a Iowa a two senators were on opposite sides today As the us. Senate rejected the controversial Quot amendment to end the War on a 56-39 Roll Call vote. Sen. Jack Miller a Iowa voted with the prevailing sidle against the amendment while democratic sen. Harold e. Hughes voted to favor of the Mcgovern Hatfield amendment. Hughes was a co sponsor of the bipartisan Effort to end the War in Southeast Asia. Ford motor co. And Chrysler More than $3 billion. In their identical offers Laid on the bargaining tables almost simultaneously pm. Ford and Chrysler offered a an addition to a 7l4 per cent average pay increase a a $500-per-month pension for 30 years of sender and retirement at the age of 60. The companies proposed no change in the Cost of living formula one of the three key Union demands which Law president Leonard Woodcock has said could Lead to a strike against one of the companies if any of them were not met. In its demands the Law said a Quot substantial wage increase $500-per-month pension after 30 years service regardless of age and a no limit Cost of living allowance were its key Points. Midwest Central r. It. Busy Center the Midwest Central Railroad at the Midwest old settlers and threshers reunion grounds in it. Pleasant has been the busiest one mile Railroad in the country the past week. It will be even busier when some 200,000 folks Start dropping in for the five Day show starting thursday september 3. The Railroad Crew for the Midwest Central is something different too. They do most of their work evenings and holidays. Often you will find a crowd of steam enthusiasts Jap egg per hour. In the Quot Square round they usually Are Busy polishing and repairing one of the old engines or starting other additions to their rapids. The Randic Railroad there gave the items needed and engine no. 2 now has the brakes installed. Polishing up the giants is Long hard work and the window washing is More than a Days Job. The Queen of the Midwest Central Railroad is Maria no. 6. She is an 1891 logger with a cabbage stack. A Woodburne Maria tips the Scales at 32 tons. She is described by the Railroad Crew As a 12 Inch Cylinder with an 18 Inch stroke engine. She sports 37 flues and when really steamed up makes about 25 mrs. Margaret Caudill of 504 n. Lee is a relative newcomer to it. Pleasant coming from Rural Bonaparte a year ago. She is no newcomer to needlecraft however for Tats embroidery and braids rugs As Well As making the hooked rugs will demonstrate in the crafts area of the old machinery building South of the Roundhouse. Dugan comes for his 21st reunion thefts from two Homes the residence of Betty Bonow it. Pleasant route i was entered sometime before 11 30 . Mon. While was gone and a number of articles were taken from drawers and cupboards. Entrance was gained by prying open a front window. Deputy sheriff Ron Elmore was called to investigate. The articles taken weren to itemized. Donald Wolfe it. Pleasant route 2, reported to the sheriffs office that Between 7 . And Midnight e. H. Dugan of Waterloo iii., writes an open letter to steam engineers. Or. Dugan a a flying Farmer a has attended All 21 of the mid West old settlers and threshers reunions. He along with Many others came Early to help get the steam engines out and in operating condition. I is a Dugan returns an Early Bird for the reunion coming no. Out i monday while there was no one of the Blue Over St. Louis Over the Fields of Green Corn. And Gold j Home. Someone toot a jog Navoy Rod Over the big River North of Keokuk and the Little Skunk i or glittering through valleys Green. A i am pushing the throttle for the it. Pleasant Airport. A this will make 21 times in All. As i land i dream of tomorrow when i will be pulling the throttle on my pet Avery return flue. A How about that you old steam buddies it make you a a Wanna come Here. Be. H. Dugan Waterloo Illinois other engineers from across the country helping with the old threshers event Oliver Rhea of Meadville Pennsylvania or. L. I by of Kansas City Missouri Leo Damge and Warren co Rod both of Lidar rapids Iowa. Rollie Creek and his grandson Skeeter from Batavia rarely miss a work session. Iliff King Lester drive whee Hixson Everett Wright and Harold Mcleran Are regulars too. Just keeping the grounds and the Quot rolling Stock in a-1 condition is a full time Job. The other engine is an Oil burning this one weighs 150,000 pounds. She moves easily because her crankshaft is Bevel geared to All the wheels on the engine and tender. This makes every wheel a these last Days before the Whis it is difficult to calculate just How much this engine would weigh when is loaded with when the depot gets its annual a Asp t and polish a a map will be Hung that is a a a collector a the collector is Warren Holland ties blow to open the 21st annual j who is loaning the relic to the rail old threshers reunion they Are to d for the show. It shows All the getting things in they that were operating in have mowed the grass and sprayed Iowa in 1903. Below the map the the whole one mile track to keep names of All railroads Are listed Green grass from becoming a Haz whether or not you Are a Railroad Ard. While they Spray they also Buff you la Start talking about the Check the track for any needed a Good old Days when railroading repairs. Was our greatest Industry. One of the several projects this this year in order to Accomma year was the reconditioning of the Date the Many people who in past air brakes on old no. 2 engine. This years have had to stand in line in kind of equipment does not find order to take a ride on the train its Way to super Market shelves. Passes will not be honoured Between 1 30 grandstand Calva Cade of Power 2 00 ladies auxiliary tent the corders Western music 2 00 schoolhouse Floyd Cain s poetry 3 00 Medicine Wagon the Minue Dos stringed instruments 3 00 Prony Brake threshing Baker fan in motion 5 00 Church Vesper service Rev. Glen Richard pleasant View mennonite Church 7 00 schoolhouse Farewell to departing old Thresher guests 7 00 grandstand cavalcade of Power 7 00 Chautauqua tent Schaffner players Toby hits the hot line Quot 7 30 Medicine Wagon roaring 20 s show Lora Shaw s play pals local Talent 8 30 the barn old fashioned Square dancing stereo set in a Walnut Cabinet from his residence. Wolfe said that he thought the House was locked but the front door was open when he returned. Car destroyed by fire on 34 after calling writing and travelling to Likely sources for such air brakes they were found in Cedar the hours of 11 00 . And 3 00 . On Friday saturday and sunday. A 1970 Renault owned by David Rabedeaux it. Pleasant was destroyed by fire about 5 15 . Monday on Highway 34 about three Miles East of it. Pleasant. Firemen were called to extinguish the Blaze. Deputy sheriff Ron Elmore also went to the scene. Rabedeaux and his wife were beaded West and were returning Here after picking up the car at a new London garage where it had been checked Over. The car started smoking and Rabedeaux pulled off the Road. He and his wife got out and it was Only minutes before the car was enveloped in flames. W. A. Russell talks about future of Rea Warner a. Russell speaking on the Date of his retirement As manager of the . Iowa cooperative electric association reviewed some of the history of the Rea and looked at the future of the Rea at the kiwanis meeting monday evening. He announced his resignation recently after serving 32 years. In looking ahead he told i anians that the Rea is moving toward the adoption of a supplemental financing plan and the involvement of private capital that cooperatives in 20 states Lack any Legal Protection for the areas they serve that a cooperation Gap in the electric Industry should be corrected that the electric Utility Industry in some areas is facing circumstances already approaching crisis proportions because of the air pollution situation and that Rural electric cooperatives must guard jealously their name and image a Home owned enterprises founded and operated for the Good of their users he spoke relative to the need for efficiency in the Rea operation in order to be competitive. A was part of the need for greater efficiency the manager of tomorrow will require greater skills and abilities than Are required he said. Quot he will be an executive heading up a service institution based on sound business principles and practices. But his objectives will be the same to serve in Tho interests of his members and the he commented about his Quot growing up with the local cooperative and the dilemma he would face today if he suddenly dropped into the manage ship without this Quot growing up experience or other knowledge of the business. In another part of his talk to gave some indication of the Dollar volume of the local cooperative. The wholesale Power purchased last year Cost $566,000, he said. The payroll in this Community amounted to $379,000. Taxes paid amounted to $83,000. Girls from the High school visited the club and sold season football tickets to members who wanted them. Paul Dennison and George Rovou were guests. Mezvinsky to attend reunion Iowa City state representative Edward Mezvinsky democratic candidate for Congress has announced that he will spend two Days at the it. Pleasant threshers reunion. Mezvinsky will attend the ret Taxt crowds anther around to watch the a train come in at the Sta on Friday and sunday afternoons t 1 september 4 and 8. Tion in a past year. 1 1 a Ait. Quot Ai
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