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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - September 9, 1958, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it. Pleasant news these Days by George e. Sokolsky Northern segregation segregation is As serious a problem in tile Northern cities As it is in the South but it is of a different nature. In the North segregation occurs by both a voluntary and involuntary process namely that Many groups either prefer to live close to each other or do so through circumstances beyond their control half a Century ago most jews in new York lived on the East Side and in Chicago on the West Side. Naturally their children went to a neighbourhood Public school. Chinese in new York or san Francisco lived in Chinatown because in those Days they preferred it that Way. Arabic speaking people in new York live in a Section of Brooklyn just As the Early italian Lin Grants settled in the general Vicinity of old St. Peter s Cathedral and the negroes began moving into Harlem which they took Over completely As they took Over areas in other cities. Sometimes ghettos Are voluntary and have to do with the incidence of particular houses of worship or Butcher shops or groceries. Immigrants usually do not know English and have to live where the language they do know is spoken. Negroes find it Dill cult to break through ghetto barriers because of tile color bar thus certain Public schools become too per cent negro As though the children were segregated by Law. For some unaccountable reason among the Northern liberals w to Are opposed to segregation the teachers in such schools Are often too percent negro. The Board of education of new York City has acknowledged a fact which no Northern City could any longer disclaim and has appointed a commission on integration which As such commissions do has issued a report in which appears the following Quot. To begin with. ,. The segregated school child is the product of the segregated Home in the segregated neighbourhood which partly became of its segregation is economically socially and culturally underprivileged hence to make up for these disadvantages the minority child needs More and better education More individual attention More psychological and vocational guidance. This is not quite understandable does this mean that he is to have better schools than the White child does this mean that the negro is not to be put on an equal basis with the White child but that the White child is to be discriminated against is the immigrant italian or the refugee hungarian or the lowly chinese child not to have the advantages of a negro or puerto rican child for purposes of confusion negro and puerto rican schools Are designated As x schools. These schools Are to be treated separately and distinctly which in simple English Means that they remain segregated even though an attempt is made to make them Superior. The report states partly in italics Quot to raise the level of academic achievement in the x schools the sub commission recommends the development by the superintendent of schools and his professional staff of an intensive educational program aimed at this objective. It is noted that the implementation of this recommendation May entail in some instances the re allocation of classroom time the adoption of special techniques for increasing teaching effectiveness and the implementation of tile recommendations by the sub commission on guidance educational stimulation and placement concerning the identification stimulation and guidance of students with Superior intellectual potentialities also the recommendations of the sub com Mission on Community relations and information for the education of parents and the promotion of school Community too governor Orval Lauhus of Arkansas would probably be willing to Settle tor such a program which clearly Means that the segregated school continues to schools for negroes and puerto Picans but these schools Are to be Superior to those for White children. The commission further recommends Quot. That the Board make a deliberate Effort to recruit non White and Spanish speaking personnel for guidance services. A Why not also recruit italia speaking. Arabic speaking yid dish speak my. Hungarian speaking personnel in the schools about 50 nationalities live in a City like new York probably fewer in Chicago Philadelphia or los Angeles but the problem is everywhere the same namely that newel magi ants do not speak English and therefore their is in hiatus in com vol. 80, no. 212 it. Pleasant Iowa tuesday evening sept. 9. 1958 by Carrier 30 per week by mail 37.50 per year los. Sends note to red China school Heads of county Convene at the throttle the Hon. Fred Schwengel. Representative in Congress from the first District apparently was enjoying himself As he mounted the platform of one of the old engines at the Midwest old settlers and threshers reunion tested the throttle lever and got the feel of steam Dower again. i him is state representative c. M. Vance of of. Pleasant. U. S. Rep Schwengel was a visitor at the reunion on two Days and spoke briefly before the grandstand on one occasion. Asks permission to acquire Stock of Foss electric n. W. Huston Wesleyan alumnus Dies in Kansas it is interesting to note that a news account of the proposal of the Union electric company to acquire the1 r w Foss electric company was carried on the front Page of the financial Section of the new York times recently. The following is the Story As carried by the times the Union electric company has asked the securities and Exchange commission for permission to acquire through an Exchange of Stock the r. Vav Foss electric company. Inc. R Vav Foss is a Public Utility engaged in Purchase transmission and distribution of electricity in Henry Lee and Van Buren counties of Southeastern Iowa. Union supplies electricity in Eastern and Central Missouri parts j of Illinois and Southeastern Iowa. The outstanding Stock of Pons is owned by the Fos. Family with the company purchasing about 82 percent of its Energy from Union Union would Issue 9.123 shares of its $10 Par Treasury Stock at an agreed value of 530 a share or a total of $273,990 no state a tic would have transaction. Jurisdiction in the Iowa crops Are a Good 99 Des Moines up Iowa Corn soybean and Gram sorghum crops and pastures Are in Quot Goon to excellent Quot condition farm Oft dais said today. The weekly weather and crop bulletin said favourable weather la week enabled the crops to make Good Progress in All but a storm area of southwestern Iowa where rams up to 11.5 inches Friday night caused a severe Quot erosion and crop damage in some areas. It said about 80 per cent or average for the past to years of the Corn has developed to or beyond Tho soft dough stage. The soybeans have begun to mature. Nathan w Huston 84. Of Columbus. Kan a graduate of Iowa Wesleyan in 1899 and frequent visitor on the Campus in recent years died at Columbus late last month after a Short illness. Services were held there on monday of last week. Or Huston had attended commencement Here last june and had been Given special recognition at the commencement program. In Kansas he was a theatre operator and former Columbus mayor postmaster and editor. Ile entered City Hospital on August 15, a victim of heat prostration. After making a steady recovery for several Days he suffered a stroke and was in critical condition after that. He was born near Dodgeville la., on May 4. 1874 he was married in 1895 to Grace l. Downer who preceded him m death to this Union were born three children two of whom survive. After his graduation from Iowa Wesleyan in 1899. He and mrs. Huston went to Kansas ii purchased the daily advocate in Columbus in 1915 and remained the editor until 1927 when he sold the Pap r. In 1008. Or Huston was married to Kathryn m Wing who died in 1949. An Active business Man. Lie at one time operated a Chain of to theatres. At the time of his death he owned three. He was the oldest theatre exhibitor in the state of Kansas. He was a Beta Theta i and was a member of the methodist Church. Burial was in Park cemetery beside ins wife. Kathryn. Gamers return from n. Y. Trip Confer relative to school reorganization supt. C a Cottrell county supt Joseph Davis and Marvin Hunting Maurice Davis and Robert Manlove were in Des Moines recently to Confer with state department of Public instruction officials. School reorganization plans for j the my. Pleasant area were Dis i cussed. Mun cations Between Parent and teacher. This problem is not segregated to Arkansas it can be found in any town Vou can think of. Or. And mrs. Ben a. Galer and Ernest accompanied by their daughter and sister Deedee returned monday afternoon from new York City. Or and mrs. Galer and Ernest had gone there to meet Deedee Exchange student who had spent the summer in Germany. The ship on which she was returning was delayed at sea and was a Dav late arriving in new York. Deedee spent a very enjoyable summer with the German family and was reluctant to leave them. Details of part of her summer have been published in the i news and it is hoped that she will have Opportunity to prepare concluding accounts to share with news readers. She is a senior in i. Pleasant High school. The school superintendents of the eight High schools in Henry county met monday sept. 8. At 1 30 . In the office of the county superintendent of schools. Joseph s. Davis to plan school affairs for the current school year. Those present were Carl Lake superintendent at Hillsboro c. A. Cottrell superintendent at it. Pleasant Clifford Mckee superintendent of new London Dwaine Hoffman it. Union superintendent. Robert Den Hartog superintendent at Winfield Russel Stern superintendent at Wayland Garlyn Wessel superintendent at Olds and Francis Dunn superintendent at Salem. Joe Davis introduced Russel Stern Dwaine Hoffman and Robert Den Hartog As the three new administrators of schools in the county. Or. Cottrell told the administrators that there will be a meeting of the it. Pleasant reorganization steering committee on september 17, and that in his opinion the it. Pleasant reorganization should be brought to a vote. Or. Hoffman stated that there was currently a proposed merger of it. Union and Yarmouth and that a petition had been filed in Des Moines county in the office of l. L. Woodruff. Joe Davis stated that the Harmony school District Appeal which involves Hillsboro Farmington and Bonaparte was dismissed when a motion was made to dismiss on the grounds that Stockport was not an aggrieved party. Donald Bell member of the Henry county Board of education and a new London attorney and Joe Davis represented Henry county at the hearing. Carl Lake then moved that the Henry county teachers hold their fall county banquet at the masonic Hall and their Spring county banquet at the Iowa Wesleyan student Union if possible. This motion was approved by vote of the administrators. Joe Davis suggested that it might be possible to have bus Drivers receive a Chest a Ray at the mental health Institute. This idea was approved and referred to the county superintendents office for investigation. Or. Russel Stern s suggestion that teachers Register certificates Only upon renewal or entering the county was discussed and approved by the group. The Henry county teachers Institute will be held for the first time in several years in the it. Pleasant High school on monday september 29. Arrangements were made for the administration of the Institute. The new London handbook and syllabus prepared by Clifford Mckee for use by school patrons was examined and or. Davis stated that in his opinion this was an excellent idea and desirable innovation. It was suggested by Garlyn Wessel of Olds that school officials examine the possibility of having All schools begin each year on the first Day after labor Day in order to facilitate and expedite school planning. It was pointed out that All High schools in tile county with the exception of Olds and Winfield started on september 2 and that for reasons of patrons convenience t was a great help to have All schools Start at the same time. It seemed to be the consensus of opinion that it was a Good idea which should be examined by local school boards. It was next suggested by or. Ben Hartog that county administrators meet in next March and plan a school Calendar for the coming year. Or. Dunn acted As Secretary and the meeting was adjourned at 4 00 . . Wright celebrates his 9 the birthday w. T Wright celebrated his 90th birthday on sunday sept 7th at his heme near Oakland Mills with open House from 2 to 5 n in. All his children were h it me with the sex option of mrs. C. D. Dickinson of Dallas Tex. Many of his friends and neighbors came and brought a two Brothers injured in car mishap Darien Abusz 26, and his brother. Gary 16, of new London suffered injuries when the car in which they were Riding went out of control and rolled Over on the new London it Union gravel Road three Miles North of new London at 4 50 p. In. Monday. The Brothers were brought to memorial Hospital where Darrell is still a patient having suffered Chest injuries. Gary was treated for hand injuries and was released. After the Abrisz car a 1953 Mercury. Went out of control it hit a Culvert and flipped Over on its ton in a Field. Gary was thrown out of tile car. Darrell was pinned in the wreckage and was removed by passers by. The car was badly damaged the top being smashed Down to the top of the door panels. It was towed to a new London garage. Number of Beautiful Flowers and gifts. The table was Beautiful with birthday cake. Fruit punch and cake were enjoyed his four daughters taking turns at serving. Three of his great granddaughters Connie Ferrel. Jane Russell and Karen Mckim had charge of the guest Book those present were Merton Wright and John. Mrs. Merton Wright was ill and could t come or and mrs. Vern Wright and Larry or. Lynn Wright and miss Ruth Wright or. And mrs. Emil Lemo of Ironwood Mich. Or. And mrs. Robley Morgan of Maywood 111. Mrs. Orpha Epperly and Carolyn of Western Springs 111. Mrs. Howard Ferrel or. And Connie Fairfield Iowa Rev. And mrs. Bassett mrs. Lee Doan and Randy of Salem or. And mrs. Clair Williams and or. And mrs. Joe Carson of Danville mrs. R. C. Story of Columbus Junction. And the following from the it. Pleasant area or. And mrs. Richard Hall and Tom Wright or. And mrs. James Russell and Jane Anne or. And mrs. Dean Lamm Deann and Susan or. And mrs. Richard Mckim Karen Kathy and Carolyn or. And mrs. James Baker Jimmy Michael and Jill or. A. B. Cantwell or. Gilbert Cantwell or. S. C. Milligan or. Fred Waters miss leu Beck. Or. Fred Beck. Or. And mrs. To Mcquay or. And mrs. Ralph Price or. And mrs. W. S. Walters or. And mrs. A. Stiefel or. And mrs. Warren Stiefel Janice and Phyllis. Or. And mrs. Lawrence Cash Octha and Jimmie mrs. Harry Freeman mrs. Glenn Freeman and Rozalea or. And mrs. Rex Morris. Or. And mrs. R. L. Philpott miss Esther Philpott miss Hannah Obermeir or. And mrs. Leroy Herron. Mrs Elizabeth Mcculley misses Flor j ence and Agnes Collins or. And j mrs James Monger or. And mrs j Fred Oldt mrs Nellie 7�?T Gillis. Or. Don s. Tribby or and mrs Richard Oldt Sharon Gary Janet and til Ca. Mrs. W. T. Wright the i hostess. I 13 killed As b-52 s collide in mid air rides ii i g ii Wheeler a Knight Hartley of Hillsboro wearing a stovepipe hat Quot and Bow tie ,. ,. The United states was prepared to attracted much interest As he Rode _ _ Dulles doubts dispute will Lead to War Washington up a Secretary of state John Foster Dulles said today he does not believe there will be a War Over the Formosa Straits islands if the United states follows its firm policy. At the same time he disclosed that the United states today sent a note to red China saying that it is prepared to resume ambassadorial talks to solve their disputes. He said the United states is ready to begin talking in Warsaw at any time red China is prepared. Too Dulles told his news conference that if red China renounces the use of Force in the Formosa Straits area the chinese communist action could Lead to what he termed further consequences. But he refused to spell those out. Dulles made that intriguing comment when he was asked whether negotiate with red China on the future of Quemoy and Matsu is this old High wheel bicycle in the Parade at the Midwest old set hers and threshers reunion. He Quot the a it a a it a a agreed acquired it in it it. Pleasant in 1919 Spokane Wash. T up a All in flight collision of two b52 bombers near Fairchild air Force base monday night took the lives of 13 of 16 airmen the air Force said today. Twelve men were killed instantly Wien the two eight Jet planes crashed and burned in a Field three Miles from the base. Tile other victim capt. Ernest c. Marker Spokane parachuted from the crash but died at the Quot base Hospital today. Too positive identification was lacking on one airman and the next of Kin of a second airman has not yet been located the air Force announced. None of the to victims already identified were from Iowa. Too capt. David d Birdsell Spokane who also parachuted from the crash was reported in very serious condition but two others who leaped s. Sgt. Lowell w. Younger Stockton Calif. And 2nd it. Walter Maguire Spokane were reported in very Good condition. Col. Donald Hillman commander of the 92nd bomb Wing at Fairchild said both the swept Wing giants were on routine training missions and were practising landings. He said the collision occurred Quot during or on their final approach to the an eyewitness Laren Smith said one plane went into a Steep dive after the crash and the other tried vainly to gain Altitude. And has Kent it in operating condition. It takes a Snee Ial skill to ride the High vehicle. There a no danger of getting a pants leg caught in he Chain for there is no Chain. Tile pedals attach directly to the front wheel Axle. Recognition Given for years of guard service recognition was Given to officers and men of the local National guard unit monday evening for their years of service in the guard. Ribbons were presented. Eight received recognition for ten years of service. They Are capt. Derrald j. Martin 2d it. George t. Hilbrant. Sgt. Derrell w. God a Dard Sec Donald c. Wilson Sec. J. William White sgt. Cloyce b. J Seager sp2 Gary l. Eland sp2 j Donald e. Hunt. Eight received recognition for five years service. They Are sgt. Ralph t. Breazeale sgt. James e. Humphrey sgt. Thomas e. Millard sp3. Boyd e. Garrett sp3. To renounce Force in the Formosa arca. He began his answer by saying the United states is in no position to negotiate on the future of territory held by an ally nationalist China. Too but then he continued in a vein that might hint at some u. S. Concessions. He said red China a agreement to give up use of Force if it came would be a constructive new element that might have further consequences. A reporter asked whether Dulles meant the United states might recommend that nationalist China evacuate Quemoy and Matsu. He again said he did not want to spell out what he had in mind. He said one reason is that his ideas might have consequences involving the rights of nationalist China. Kiwanis sales drive launched Kiwan ians made ticket sales plans for the travel and adventure picture series at the meeting monday evening then want on a House to House sales Campaign. Dwayne Rohweder chairman of the sales project explained the Richard w Gray. P3. Ronald d. J ticket sales plan told of what tire King. Sp3. Harvey f Snavely and j Money is used for and summarized per Robert o. Johnson. I the outstanding series of programs Mon to be issued carbine medals j which have been scheduled for this Are As follows j year. Sharpshooters sgt. Green Sec t much of the Money is used to Swan sp3 Hunt sgt Millard sp3 support four scout organizations methodist men to be a in the air Rau Buchler sp3. Campbell. Sp3 Garden Rte. Klesner pfc Schmitt. Experts sgt. Mickey. Sec. Anderson. 0gt. W Stacker sp2. Eland sgt. Thornes. Sp2. Swamis sp3. Huff. Sp3. E Holtkamp sp3. Gar he said. The club assists a girl scout troop a brownies troop a boy scout troop and a cub pack. The club makes 4-h club awards for outstanding 4-h club work each year at the awards banquet to travels 4 times Speed of sound Sunnyvale. Calif a up the air Force disclosed today that Lockheed x7 Ramjet missile has been flown in excess of tour times the Speed of sound to become the fastest air breathing missile in the free world. Chuckles in the news couple managing country club marriage License issued it Madison a marriage License has been issued Here to Ralph 1 copyright 1958. King features f Bell and Louisa Yoder both of Syndicate inc j i pleasant in he huh on or and mrs. Eugene Paschal Osceola have been employed t manage the it. Pleasant Golf an i country club. Robert Bittie who was employed by the club during the Gummer left last week the Paschal a w ill serve meals at Winston Salem n c a up Henry Ford reported a he theft of his car. Yes. Its a Ford mount Carmel 111. Up a police chief Jessie Batchelor figures whoever broke into High Mother s House must have been pretty hungry. The thief stole 50 cans of mrs. Batchelor s preserves Toulouse France up a the oldest living frenchwoman mme. Louis Blanc 105. Arrived hire from Paris monday night on the first air plane ride of her life accompanied by her daughter. Lea 81. Mine. Blanc said the Only concern she had Felt on a lie hop was the Comfort of Quot my Little girl Quot who i a snot to Travelino men and boys of the methodist Church will be a in the air Quot at one of their meetings this year. The speaker will be Paul j Rodgers director of Public and inter line relations for Ozark air lines with Headquarters in of. Lou Smo. He has a background of 19 years of sales and administrative experience in the air transportation Field. His talks on air transportation before Over 650 civic service clubs and National aviation organizations in More than too cities in various parts of the country have had great interest and Appeal. He is one of a series of special speakers sponsored by methodist men in the coming months. Reft sp3. Box sp3. D Ford sp3. Encourage these groups in the pro starman. Sp3 Hart sp3 Gray. Ray Booton Dies suddenly jets. Tile club sponsors the Eta Gilt project to promote the raising of Good Swine. The club assists needy children in Henry county supports the skylight program and this year helped the Little league baseball program in the Purchase of equipment. Another project includes the furtherance of International understanding at the College level by sponsoring foreign students at Iowa Wesleyan. A group picture of the Kiwan ians was taken by Charles Dyall missing one package of printed material Ray Ellis Booton 70, died suddenly at his residence at 305 Cedar Lane monday night after suffering a heart attack. His body was found in a chair by his Nephew Wayne Booton and Ken Riley. Coroner h u g h Dallner and sheriff Russell Van to till were called and the Coroner ruled that death was by natural causes. Son of John o. And Sara Bell idea Roc Booton or. Booton was born sept. 2, 1888. At it pleasant. He was married feb. 18. 1912 to. Clara Goodwin to which Union three daughters were born. Or. Booton is survived by his wife and three daughters. Pearl jams Booton. Seattle. Wash. Mrs. Bernard Ruth Harden and mrs. Ralph Juanita Lane. Of. Picas j m comparison to the amount of ant route three and two Brothers rainfall of any year in decades. The showers in August were As August rainfall totals 2.6 inches rainfall in August amounted to 2.6 inches in the it. Pleasant Vicinity. The showers coming in Small amounts As have the rams of the past summer soaked into the soil and continued the subsoil moisture build up. The water run off in the area has undoubtedly been the lowest someone who received a delivery of a package of printed material recently has received one package that did t belong to that individual or firm. The news is Short one Box of tit invitations which were printed and read for delivery. Anyone who has received such a package is asked to please report slime to the a pvt Kenneth Booton of it. Pleasant and Paul Booton of to. Also surviving Are four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents and one brother. Funeral services will be held j 05th. Thursday. Sept. La at 2 00 pm at i -.-. Cranes funeral Home with the 1 cemetery. Rev James Truxel. Pastor of the j family will receive friends at first Baptist Church officiating the funeral Home wednesday eve interment will be at. Forest Home Mug from 7 30 to 9 00 . Follows .26 of an Inch .13 .65, .16 04 .69 78. The temperature Range was from 92 degrees recorded on six Days in the month to a Chilly 41 on the
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