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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - September 3, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news partly Cloudy vol. 92, no. 208 it. Pleasant. Iowa. Thursday evening. Sept. 3# 1970 Price to cent threshers program daily program at the threshers reunion thursday 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 Quot 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 Foo grandstand Roy Acuff and Tex Ritter 7 00 Medicine Wagon gospel singing Williams family 7 00 ladies auxiliary tent segue Quot the magician"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 grandstand 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 announced 6 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 -8 30 Medicine Wagon roaring 20 s show local Talent Chautauqua tent Schaffner players Quot state fair review Quot three in a bed Quot Lora Shaw s play pals governor Robert Ray at threshers opening governor of the state of Iowa Robert d. Ray was greeted today by mayor Charles Hanna left and William Sater president of the old threshers association right. Governor Ray officially opened the reunion at i . And spent the afternoon visiting the Many attractions.10 00 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 00 All Day Horseshoe tournament 10 30 grandstand Church services 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 Shaw s play pals a local Talent 8 30 ladies auxiliary tent ladies quartet from Wayland singing gospel music a 8 30 the barn old fashioned Square dancing 9 30 the Chautauqua tent Schaffner players Quot state fair re view"9 30 grandstand grand Ole opry Stonewall Jackson and Little Jimmy Dickens monday 9 30 invocation Rev. John Coons Calvary Baptist Church 9 45 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 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"7 30 Medicine Wagon roaring 20 s show Lora Shaw s play pals local Talent \ 8 30 the barn old fashioned Square dancing a. A l miss Velda White Center was crowned Queen of the old settlers and threshers Sweet sixteen during opening Day ceremonies at the reunion today thursday. Her attendants Are Sally Tweedy left and Jane Thuma right. Christina Mccormick in foreground was he official a Crown bearer and who could ask for a sweeter Young lady to assist the Sweet sixteen in their duties As hostesses at the reunion Queen of Sweet sixteen selected Velda White daughter of or. And mrs. Dale White 303 Rose it. Pleasant is the 1970 Sweet sixteen Queen. Miss Cindy Busbee 1969 Queen crowned her successor in ceremonies at the reunion grounds this morning. The Queens attendants Are Sally Tweedy daughter of or. And mrs. Roger Tweedy by. I it. Pleasant and Jane Thuma daughter of or. And mrs. Richard Thuma 904 Shea offer dr., it. Pleasant. Mrs. Richard carrels it. Pleasant served As mistress of ceremonies. The girls arrived at Headquarters tent for the crowning via antique cars. Each of the 19 contestants miss Busbee the judges and Little Christy Mccormick Crown bearer daughter of mrs. Louise Mccormick were introduced. Lee Kline of the who radio staff in Des Moines served As one of the judges and announced the three winners. Miss White will be a Junior at mph. Her list of activities includes varsity cheerleader National Honor society Gra Young american singers and she has served on Seifertt Young Iowa Board. Miss Thuma also a Junior is a member of the Sweet 16 singing group glee club my 4-h and girls scouts As Well As working As a Candy Striper at Henry county memorial Hospital. Also a High school Junior miss Tweedy is a member of fat glee club drama club and the Young american singers. The contestants were judged on the basis of personality poise and costuming. Judges were or. Kline Ralph Martin mayor of Washington and mrs. Roy Ollivier it. Pleasant. 15 freight cars on in derail Chariton up a about 15 cars of a Burlington Northern freight train derailed wednesday rear Chariton resulting in no injuries. Police said one of the cars contained a shipment of gallon jugs of wine and that when they arrived on the scene several persons were carting off the jugs. Police remained at the scene to prevent further pilfering while clean up Crews repaired the damage. Authorities said a wheel malfunction caused the derailment. Suharto arrives the Hague Netherlands up a president Suharto of Indonesia arrived in the Netherlands today for a shortened state visit that twice was postponed by protests of political opponents in note peace talks Paris up a the stalemated Paris peace talks resumed today the first hopeful note in Many months. The North vietnamese negotiator pledged to a listen carefully and the u. S. Ambassador said he was ready to conclude a prompt peace agreement that would please both sides. The session marked the first meeting Between Hanoi a Xuan Thuy and ambassador David k. E. Bruce president Nixon a newly named chief negotiator. The chief communist delegates had boycotted most of the talks while waiting a new chief . Negotiator. Bruce told Thuy the United states stood ready to plunge into the immediate discussion of specific and Basic issues before the Paris conference All amounting to How to allow the South vietnamese to choose a regime of their liking. Governor Robert Ray Here for event big threshers reunion opens visitors to the Midwest old settlers and threshers reunion trickling in the last several Days came with a Rush thursday morning opening Day of the 21st annual event. The grounds was Seething with activity As the Many events of the big five Day reunion moved into High gear. They were taking place As scheduled with few exceptions. The principal exception was that wednesday nights rain caused cancellation of the thursday afternoon cavalcade of Power on the track in front of the grandstand because the track was too Muddy for the cumbersome steam engines. Sunshine during the Day thursday however dried the track and the grounds rapidly and most other activities were moving along normally. O o o governor Robert Ray arrived by plane and officially opened the i reunion. He was a guest on the grounds for to considerable time and ate his lunch there. A local committee As previously announced accompanied him. Too the Sweet sixteen were brought into the grounds in antique cars after the judging at the rec building and photographers for newspapers magazines and television stations had an Opportunity for More pictures. Ceremonies in which the governor and the Sweet sixteen participated took part at the Headquarters. As in other years pictures were being taken by television comp i Andes for use in later telecasts. Tvo of Ottumwa had a big Mobile unit on the grounds and took Many spot pictures which will be used at intervals this weekend in telecasts. The Iowa educational broadcasting Channel 12, also was taking pictures under the direction of producer Roy Schoenherr for future television use. Too opening Day appeared to be comparing favourably with the opening Day of previous years. By noon there were campers a fall Over the a total of 425 had registered by noon a 350 in the South Camp and 75 in the nearby spaces. And by noon too a total of 26 states were represented in the registrations at Headquarters. States include Iowa Idaho Calif Amia Arizona new Mexico Colorado Ohio Nebraska Oklahoma Texas Louisiana Arkansas Missouri Minnesota Wisconsin Illinois Indiana Tennessee Florida Michigian Pennsylvania new Jersey new York Vermont new Hampshire and Massachusetts. Fan leaded gasoline wins in test Pasadena Calif. Up a unleaded gasoline came out on top wednesday night at awards for the transcontinental clean air car race beating out steam electricity propane alcohol and Turbine diesel and hybrid engines. A 1971 Capri entered by Wayne state University Detroit was named the Overall Winner Over 32 Low pollution . Madison native in prisoner picture Marshalltown up a another iowan has been identified in a film of american prisoners held in North Vietnam which was shown earlier this week on National television. Air Force capt. Brad Cuthbert 29, was identified by his wife mrs. Connie Cuthbert of Marshalltown. Mrs. Cuthbert viewed a tape of the film at the Kent television studios in Des Moines wednesday. Cuthbert a fort Madison native had beep listed As missing in action after his plane was shot Down Over North Vietnam in november 1968. Both mrs. Cuthbert and her husbands parents identified him. He is the fifth iowan to be identified in the film. Us publicly charges ceasefire violation Board of health would close jail Des Moines up a the Polk county Board of health voted 3-2, wednesday in favor of closing Down the Polk county jail Here but county sheriff Wilbur Hildreth said later he would not shut Down the 63-year-old Structure unless ordered by the courts. The health Board said that if the jail is not closed by nov. I it would bring court action against Hildreth and the county Board of supervisors. Reunion notes Jim Bogener of St. Charles mo., Likely is the youngest Engineer on the reunion grounds this year. Twenty four years old Jim came to his first reunion when he was three years old with his Grandfather. His parents became old Thresher fans and he continued to come each year and liked the old steamers More and More especially the Maria no. C Baldwin. He has an entire collection of old Thresher buttons. Now in the military service Bogener is again attending the reunion. He has carried his enthusiasm for Railroad engineering into his new career and is no in charge of steam on the military Railroad at it. Eustis va., in the Tidewater country. In charge of three operating combinations he has two engines and his project at the moment is putting into operation the last Baldwin Ever built Vintage of 1952. Too maybe he a in the habit of checking new tents. Maybe he just thinks he san a Early and maybe he just knows where to find Good food. At any rate a Friendly Skunk decided to visit one of the new food service tents on wednesday to the consternation of the ladies in charge. You can to blame him the food at the reunion is Good. Too or. And mrs. C. T. Levalley of Burbank Calif., Are Back this year with the tiny mule drawn Wagon. Mules and Wagon Are decorated and ready for free rides for Young visitors. Too where else is there a Church that conducts worship services and the singing of hymns on a continuous basis for to hours a Day five Days in a Row the Center . Chapel at old threshers has been doing this for six years and what is even More unusual is that the Church is usually Over flowing through Many of the to hours. Too several local Harp members will be in the Harp tent each Day during old threshers week. They would appreciate having you Stop for a Cool drink of water rest a while and visit with your friends. Up the United states for the first time publicly accused Egypt and the soviet Union today of violating the Middle East cease fire and demanded the violations be stopped. The Well informed Tel Aviv newspaper Maaris said defense minister Moshe Dayan wanted to scuttle the a ineffective and unworkable truce. Dayan a stand was reported to have emerged at an All Day super secret meeting of the israeli Cabinet which began As Israel lodged a United nations that Egypt had once again moved sam2 missiles closer to the Suez canal in violation of he truce. Too the . Statement on the violations once again stated american intention of seeing that israelis Security would not be adversely affected. It said . Arms were going to Israel but gave no details an recapture Village phenom penh up a three battalions of cambodian troops including mercenaries trained in South Vietnam today recaptured a Veo 0f sprang whose fall on Sunder Bod opened a new communist threat toward the capital. A we Are great. We Are great. We Are said battalion Comman Der a my Croch visibly delighted Victory. Sri 26 Miles South of phenom penh and was captured sunday by the Viet Cong who held it during fighting for three Days Croch said the final assault was made by three battalions about 1.200 men of Khmer of Kampuchea Krom cambodians who were trained and paid by the american forces in South Vietnam. Asked that the peace talks resume at once. Alternatively Maaris said Dayan demanded that the defense ministry in consultation with prime minister Golda Meir have a free hand to counter a reported egyptian missile buildup As it saw fit. There were hints wednesday Israel might take action against the missiles. Too from the Cabinet meeting Dayan went to give an off the record briefing to israeli newspaper editors. He was appearing on israeli television tonight and an aide said a Many of the unanswered questions May be answered despite reports Dayan was ready to resign an aide said he emerged from the crucial session still minister of defense a and lets Hope he will continue to be As the Cabinet met today Israel lodged its ninth official complaint of egyptian ceasefire violations by bringing russian built missiles closer to the Suez canal. Too state department officials in Washington d.c., said there had been no shooting violations. Officials divided the russian supported egyptian violations into three categories a construction within a 32-mile prohibited zone on the Western Side of the Suez that has increased the number of egyptian anti aircraft missile Sites since the cease fire went into effect aug. 7. A a number of anti aircraft missile Sites that were previously unoccupied but which officials said were now being occupied. A evidence of movement of equipment within the zone closer toward the cease fire line which is the Suez canal. Mccloskey said the United states had protested the violations through diplomatic channels to both Russia and Egypt. Housing Agency Resolution adopted additional downtown displays at the City Council meeting wednesday night a Resolution was adopted in which the City of it. Peasant enters into a cooperative agreement with the newly created Low rent housing Agency of it. Pleasant. The agreement gives the City a backing to the Agency for the acquisition of Federal funds for Low real housing in it. Pleasant comprising approximately 120 units. The the following have been added to the list of the displays in pr0ject will be of no expense to the downtown it. Pleasant business places during the threshers reunion East Side of Square Braggs paint store a beam bottles Lafaune Vandersnick North main West Side of Street Mills shoe service a shoes from the past Art Mills and dolls Harriett Willows. North Jefferson East Side Harlan House a painted China Edith Lane. X City As it will be financed by the Federal government. It will be available to All people with Low incomes who qualify for it not just elderly people. In other business Money from various funds was invested or reinvested in certificates of time de posit a building permit was granted to Lenart Bergdahl at 126 n. Main where a radio station studio will be located maps classifying streets within the City limits As required by the Iowa Highway commission were approved and the appointment of Francis Allbaugh to the police department by mayor Charles Hanna was approved. Councilman l. W. Van Winkle asked the mayor to make a request from the . Census Bureau for forms so the City could take its own census to confirm the official one. Stating that any gain would mean More state Money for the City Over a ten year period. Mayor Hanna said that of Winkle can get a civic minded organization to conduct the he would make the request
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