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VOL. LXXI, No. 212FRIDAY, SEPT. IO, 1913
MT. PLEASANT. IOWA
Br Paul Mallon
War In Europe Takes Sudden Turn
(Distributed by King Feature* Syndicate, Inc., Reproduction In Full or rn Part Strictly Prohibited.)
Petit Jurors Are Drawn
They’ll Do It Every Time - - -
W ASHINGTON — MR. CHURCHILL
prat tic illy announced (Harvard speech) that he and Mr, Roosevelt had agreed to contin!*1 the Anglo-American war alliance for a good many years, until
a greater assistance of world peace and
security could be e tairshed. j Thur cay afternoon for the October I
At least he said it would be foolish I court term are summoned to appear for
rf Mr Roosevelt and himself not to j duty on Tuesday, October Ii a 9 30
agree on this. As he came directly a rn They are:
Summoned To Appear For Duty on October 12
'Pet:' juror , drawl! at the courthouse
HOBOCK IN TUE OFFICE EVER TO mm TIME TO ANSWER THYROIDS
Phone when he’s away from
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Abraham, Cora Abrahamson, Paul Barber, M L
from weeks of Roo evelt conferences,
It must be assumed that such Is the accepted trend of post war arrangements.
Earlier. Governor Dewey took a stand amid republicans at Mackinac Island for an Anglo-American antiaggression alliance. He did not go into detail, but interpreters said he Pleasant had wallowed nearly whola the Walter t DeSpain, Ralph Lippniann book which coun.seIs an Anglo-Airier lean-Russian alliance to keep the post war peace
People are assuming all three of j them mean the same thing, although ob\ iou Iv they do not. The Lippniann scheme Is a detailed permanent world peace program involving Russia ann failed oi. the principle that we rould
T w p.-Ward
Center W.i yne
Barringer, V, hel Ward 2. M* Pleasant
Barquist Helen •Barton Helen Belington, Mrs E V
Frleke, Mary Garret on. Ethel Harlan, W A Hatch, Walter Hoffman. Mr Glen.
Pleasant Hoover, St eve Hobson, Claude
Mrs. E L
Wayne Sal* m Ward I, Mf
New London Center Salem Salem Marhn Ward 3, MI
Tippecanoe Wayne rgx Ward I, M
Rev. Charles Foster Taken bv Death
Was Henry County Farmer, Served Several Pastorates
Nazis Claim Seizure of Italian Cities
The Rev Charles Footer, nearly 88 years old, died at hi.; home here at 5:30 this morning after an extended illness IT*' had undergone an opera-ion for amputation of a leg several months ago and had Improved greatly, but more fluently began tc fail and sine-last Saturday night his condition had been less favorable. Death came unexpectedly this morning, however.
Rev Foster spent many vear.s as a
Report Germans Occupying Area Around Rome
(By International News Service* The war in Europe to- k a sudden and spectacular turn today -when nazi Germany without the formant” of a declaration of war against her erst-
Henry county farmer He left the farm j while Italian ally, claimed German
nor h of Mt Pleasant now occupied by Irs .son. Sen. Harlan Foster, in 1907, For several years he held Methodist pastorates in Ewa and Nebraska Hts las? pastorate was at Farson and Mar-tinsburg, la.
His wife and three children survive. They are Sen. Haitian Foster, Gilbert Fostf r of California and Dr Lloyd E. Fo-fer of Sou’h Orange. N. J. A daughter died in 1916 and another son died at an early age.
.seizure of Rome, Bologna, Trieste and Verona.
An official communique ostensibly issued af Adolph Hitler’s field headquarters and broadcast by all nazi propaganda agencies said Rome had capitulated.
As a result it was said German troops will occupy the suburbs and environs of Rome for a 30 mile belt around roe capital.
cut our armaments to fit a perman- Pleasant em security guaranteed by the alii- Logsdon, Ethel, ante.
Ward I. Mt. Pica
Town Chairmen former Hillsboro Forecast Increase In Drive Listed resident killed . In Meat Supply
Lt. Paul Rasmus In Movie At Temple
Heavy German Attacks Smashed
DI WEY \\ \S PLAINLY NOT >1 RL
that k diationist Russia would come in. and spoke primarily of an Armlo-American arrangement. whereas Churchill clearly Just intended th a' the war arrangement be continued on a temporary ba la until another world organization is • up.
Ne-, ejthele >. It is plain that the .«efthing two-year debate is now settling officially into this broadly outlined alliance channel The time t.herefoie has cone for all to analyze with utmost completeness, precisely what such an arrangement would do and what it would not do.
Would It bring us ne ace and security? The alliance would combine the two gr< ate t world fleets. ami the theory is that the combination would be stronger than any opposition which could b<’ mustered against it. Indeed, that is the only reason for proposing It.
But the post w ir world will be an
air world. Battleships can not stand up against land based planes. They can only go where they have air cover. Tiler* fore, the power of the alliance
ant Little N Maxwell, Maxwell, Mill* r. Moor (
Beatrice Guy Harry Angus
New Loo dei Salem Scott Trenton
Have Been Busy Organizing For September Bond Drive
McGuire, S idle Note .tine. Gertrude,
Pl* a ant Pennebak* r, Ralph Rhodes, Dorothy Rtkjgabei, Hugh Shot?*, Anna, Ward I Thornton. Fremont W Van Dyke, Ralph Canaan
Virden, Chapot e, 'War 5 2 M Pi alant
Werner, Frank Ward 4 Mt Pleasant
Whitney. Anna, Ward I. Mt. Plea -ant
Wick, Dor thy Canaan
Wise. Hattu New London
Wright, Mis Verne Marion
Marion In the bond drive now .ii progress,
Salem chairmen in the towns of the county Ward 2, Mt. have been busy the last few dajs per ; leering the organization.
New London chairmen had previously been announ- j was teaching he:*'
Center The chairmen in the towns as an-Mt Pleasant nounced today b County Chairman E.
Salem A Hayes:
Mt Pleasant Ben A. Galer New London—Rev. C. O. Stronl Salem-A. Lee and W. W. Simkm Hillsboro Major J. E. Hague Lowell—Frank Walz Winfield—Brooks Mellecker Mi. Union—Glen Featherby Wayland -O. P. Boshart.
cli, rd Mr and Mrs * lf FVI prosit Further Reduction In Red Stamp’ Friends rerognizeri IU
Ca be and Mr. and Mrs Dale Eyl#r at- F ■ mus. bombardier cf Mt.
' *•!. :* : the funeral services for Av-o Point Values Likely
(Robert M' M ckk at Milton on Monday j _______
Paul S. Ras-Union now
Allied Headquarters In North Africa —(INS*— Five heavy German counter attacks have been smashed by th? United States 5th army at Naples and
Washington, D. C (INS* OPA offi-
of the movie, "Bombardier”
McMickle was killed in a1
plane c:ash at Corpus Christi, Texas, ^jg f0(-iay forecast a progressive im-’ now showing at the Temple theater, j
provement in the civilian meat supply Lt. Rasmus was a student bombard- j
in red stamp tier at the Albuquerque, N. Mex.. In store for consumers • bombardier school during the filming j during the fall and winter months. of the movie and received his commis
I The nation is now in a position, one Mon as a second lieutenant last Febru
on Friday. He formerly lived here and Township' attended elementary school when his _ with furthPr reduction
i point value
j stationed at Avon Park, Fla., as one ofpiilirr| brtdgeheads 011 hi.-, section of
fellows shown in the class room jthe IUlian mainland were firmly established today.
General Dwight D Eisenhower issued a communique announcing that the 5th army and its allied supporting units had overcome stiff Nazi resistance en-
MEN ACCEPTED BY THE ARMY
Many Others Taken By Navy Thursday
[.expert said, to liquidate a larger por-, I tion of it" animal population and still ! finish the war with greater numbers j than it had at 'he beginning.
I A general overhauling and slashing in the meat point table is impossible immediately, however, because of the necessity for building up depleted storage supplies and moving enough meat
CALLS FOR COMPLETE SUSPENSION OF DRAFT
‘‘AROUND THE WORLD IN FORTY MINUTES’
The pictures in the park on Saturday night will be entitled “Around the World in 40 Minute*- Beautiful scenes
Washington, D C INS*—Rep An-
drew J- May, Kentucky democrat.
. ' , from all places where war now rage
chairman of the house military affairs
, . . Thl> service will be dedicated to ot
rests on the land .ar bases It can con- committee today called for complete . . . ,
, .v- ... boys and girls in service
trol and the air fleet it is able to suspension of the draft until the home ^ _____t__
maintain In short the value of the front is adjusted to the war front.
alliance rests on something else, not a; the same time, May announced
at a hearing before a senate military
affairs committee that when congress
reconvenes next Tuesday, he will in- _ . . ,
• „ , u tures on Saturday evening, the 18th
troduce a bill banning the induction of _ •_®
being discussed — namely armaments.
On Sunda\ evening the regular service will take place with Bible picturer.
lf it continues warm enough Henn Van Dykes famous story ■‘The Other Wise Man” will be presented in pie-
After Brief Illness
OC K OWN SECURITY, foi instance, depends in the Atlantic upon acquisition of the air bases approaching our coast. In the destroyer deal. Mr. Roosevelt acquired 99-year leases to eight base*, among the most necessary, stretching from Newfoundland through Bermuda and the Bahamas to British Guiana. Apparently, we are sharing the e bases with Britain and Latin America, but Britain still owns them and rules all the land around them.
Whether we have an alliance or not. th* refore, the first consideration of our own s ecurity if not our peace requires that we own these bases.
TUBERCULOSIS LEADERS TO HOLD INSTITUTE
MRS. LULU NETTLETON, FORMER RESIDENT, DIES
Local tuberculosis association leaders and health workers have been invited to attend a conference at Ottumwa on September 14 to consider the extension of Iowa's wartime tuberculosis program and to draft plans for tho coming Christmas Seal Sale.
Invitations to the meeting, one of nine being held this month, have been
- extended by the Iowa Tuberculosis As-
ro THIS COUNTRY they furnish a .sociation to representatives from Ap-
far more important requirement for panoose. Davis, Des Moines, Henry,.Jef-security than any treaty could possi- ferson, Keokuk. Lee Mahaska, Monroe, bly offer. (Read the current Saturday van Buren and Wapello Counties. Evening Post story of Pan American’s —
five-year unsuccessful efforts to get BLACKSMITH PLACE
air bases in the Atlantic and Pacific from Britain and you will better understand the superior importance of air bases over alliances.) J Mr
This primary consideration shows London have purchased the modern
and Governor acreage on East street belonging to
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Blacksmith of West Point. The Smiths purchased a home and will
The many friends of Mrs, Lulu Sat-terthwaite Nettleton (Mrs. Hiram Nettleton) of Tacoma. Wash., were pained to hear cf her death August 23. She had been very ill with pneumonia, but} Aimv Engineers: had recovered so far as to be taken wayne Wendell Moore
home and was thought to be on the :oad to recovery. Death came very suddenly: wi‘h her daughters. Emily and (Alice and husband with her. Funeral services were held in Tacoma. August 24. Her ashes will be brought to Mt.
Pleasant, and the urn will be commuted to the family Satterthwaile Ut in Forest Home cemetery at a rime to be ’ announced.
Names of the local men who report-J ed at Camp Dodge for final examin- j tot-0 civilian channels to absorb curat ions under the Selective Service on!rent ration points. This is being ac-
Thursday and were accepted for some j complished rapidly.
brancn of the army were available here' ----------------
today N mes of the large group ac- f1 XT \f/»rinLlQri cepted by the navy were not received I alYcIl
Those reported: Army:
William D. Alvine Raymond L. Bonar Melbourne w. Conn Elbert D. Cornick Lorrain DeSpain Darrel W. Donnoily Austin H. Heaton Robert D. Lee Dick W. Lauer
Paul W. Lowe
John A. Perrenoud Milton A. Roederer Harold L. Schubert Robbert Tribby William D. Tribby Robert R. Wilson I Army Air Corps:
Raymond L. Gnest Charles T. King Warren E. Rauscher
Became III Suddenly on Thursday Morning
C N. McGohan, 77, died at his home on Fast Washington street at ll o'clock today. He had been in poor health for several years, but took suddenly ill Thursday morning. Mr. Mc-
DEAN DeVORETREATED FOR HAND INJURIES
abling the invasion operations to be carried out according to plan.
In addr ion to the new bridgeheads en the mainland, the Island of Venet-otene, 50 miles due west of Naples was occupied by the 5th army.
•‘The progress is satisfactory and well abrest of the time-table." an Frank Colton, of New London, re- j official statement said. turned home Tuesday, after .spending j As anticipated the Germans offered the week end at Springfield, Mo., with heavy resistance throughout the Naples his friend. Dean DeVore, a patient at ® one of operations. In the area of Bathe O'Reilly General Hospital, where, lerno due south of Naples, allied troops he is to undergo a series of operations' made contact with urtits of^ha 16th on his hand which was injured when German panzer division. last heard of a land mine exploded in North Africa, at Stalingrad.
blowing three fingers and a thumb off* This division fought for months at his hand He was treated iii British • Stalingrad and then made its ef-ape hospitals for some time before being just before Soviet troops smashed the returned to this country. He will cele-, remnants of a once great German de
tachment and captured its general. Additional prisoners were reported being taken on the Italian mainland as the new allied invasion bridgehead was solidified rapidly. Military secrecy still cloaked most details of the operation, such as the
MARRIED SATURDAY points where the actual initial assault
_ j was made and the number of square
New London — Saturday evening, at miles of axis territory that now lies in Gohan was a retired fanner, haring parsonag0 in New London a mar- allied hands.
riage ceremony w-as performed by | There was nothing but satisfaction in Flank W. Sutton, minister of th*- General Eisenhower's headquarters.
brate his birthday, September 17. Friend." may address him. Pvt. Dean DeVore, Ward A-7. O’Reilly General hospital, Springfield, Mo.
AIR STUDENT HERE
moved to Mt. Pleasant with his fain fly. from his farm northeast of Mt
Pleasant a few years ago. j Church of Christ, uniting in marriage however, over the progress of the drive
Sunning are his wile and six chil- Ravmond j Korpela and Doris E. Bade.' ------
dren, Ms s. Feme Oldham of Eddyville, single ring ceremonw was USPC*-. §gy(»n Italian
They w-ere attended by Dr. and Mrs.'
Mrs. Velda Grindon of Des Moines,
; Mrs. Nona Jane Olson cf near Old", I Qenrge w, Su’ton cf Mt. Pleasant Cecil and Lester of near Mt. Pleasant I and Miss Ruby McGohan of Des Moin
Herbert Dean Mallory Louis Harvey Long
Funeral service will be held at the pjeasant Cookes funeral home at 2 p. rn, Sunday J Interment will be in the Jeager cemetery near Danville.
Mr. and Mrs. Korpela are from Milwaukee, Wls. He is an air student rn training at Wesleyan college in Mi.
ON EAST STREET SOLD
and Mrs. George Smith of New
WILL GIVE REPORT AT PRESBYTERY OF IOWA
both Mr. Lippmann Dewey have not only put the cart before the horse, but have l^ft the horse In the stable. They have not put first this property for
thing first move to Mt. Pleasant about October
indeed. Lippmann-* theory is thus J. The Blacksmiths formerly lived in
shown to be defective inasmuch as it Mt. Pleasant
counsels disarmament trimmed to the
security of the piece of paper repre- Deeds Recorded
sentmg the alliance, and Dewey men- Deeds recorded at the courthouse in-tioned nothing at all about the super- cjude: Peter N Jacobson, et a1, tiros*
ior air bases and fleet we must primal- tees to Joe Lindburg, tract in Marten ily provide in any search tor peace or township.
security. Orval W. Unickcr and wile to Wil-
But if we acquire the bases from seidler. Winfield property.
Britain in return tor lend-lease debts, zelma Fender to Clara I. Weller,
Elder J. T. Gillis will give a report of the Presbyterian General Assembly, which he attended, at tho stated fall meeting of the Presbytery of Iowa at Keokuk on Thursday, Sept. 16. Sessions will be held in the morning and afternoon. The presbyterial Society for Missions will meet in Keokuk that day also.
PRAISED AFTER TRIAL
CASE AND THOMPSON BUY PACKARD INTEREST
* New York — The new- Grumann I “Hellcat.” which the navy reveals wa.-i used in the attack on the Marcus Is-! lands Sept. I, is described as a piece of pure flying mechanism by officials of « the Grumann Aircraft Engineering corporaticn at nearby Bethpage, N Y.,
1 where the .ship made its first experimental flight in Aligns’, 1942.
Like its predecessor the ‘‘Wildcat' ’which rendered valiant service against 1 the Japs at Guadalcanal and other South Pacific fronts, the “Hellcat” is a ! single place fighter.
Mits speed is a military secre* air’ Music at Iowa Wesleyan College is nothing may be revealed abou’ its new being completely reorganized under high altitude, Pratt and Whitney en-Dr. Bela Rozsa. new head of the Mu- an^ other than 'hat t :s ti * nm 1 , sic Department. Emphasis Is being powerful navy combat flying hr." known
1 Madrid, Spain — (INS>— Six Balian warships and a merchantman arrived today at Gibraltar and surrendered to British port authorities, informed .sources in Madrid reported.
Included among the Italian ve-s?’s were two light cruisers, two destroyers, two small air craft carriers and a merchantman
Italy May Declare War On Germay
London. England 'INS* -Italy is in \ vntual state of war with Germany j--*---
today as result ot bitter rushes b<- Germans Attempting
tween Italian and German troops in northern Italy, Fiance and along the Dalmatian coast and attacks by nazi bombing planes on Italian warships man annv now !S a ta<king Rome in a seeking to join the allies. |™>ve t0 caPture the capital city and
New word of violent fighting between Jset up a Punnet government, Reuters German and Italian soldiers and a,news agency reported today in a dis-German radio announcement that its Patch from allied
planes had sunk an Italian battleships01^1 Atli*,) _
cruiser followed a report that
To Capture Rome
Bondon, England —*INS>-
the government of Marshal Pietro Badoglio was contemplating an outright declaration of war against Berlin.
mans claimed that a second battleship, another cruiser and a destroyer were damaged in raids on the ships.
Berlin asserted the Italian surface craft were part of a force under Amer*
As tension increased throughout ican and British orders to attack Ger->o lithe rn Europe allied forces gained man shipping
headway in attacks against the Ger-1 German dive-bombers were said til mans on the Italian mainland. The have forced Italian warships attempt-Swiss radio reported that allied in- escape from Patras harbor in
vasion of Albania across the Adriatic Greece to return to port.
A large con-j Accompanying this hostility w ere re-naval forces ports pv the Italian Stefani news ag-
L. V ’Case and O. C. Thompson are placed on modern music as typified by r° ^a?8
now the sole owners of the Mt. Pleas- Debussey, Stravinsky and other present Bowling Alleys, the men announce, ent day composers Marriage License Issued
They have bought the interest of the A well-known composer himself, a marriage license was issued at tho1 Ionian Sea.
Packard organization. Some imp) ave- some of Dr. Rant's work will be in- office of the clerk ot the court Thurs- I he nazi news agency DNB announ-ments have been made at the alleys eluded in the repertoire of the Phila- day to Everett Lee Refior. 24, Donnell-J ced the attack by German dive-bomb-
fvuther question will be analyzed to- Thornton. Hillsboro property. Consid- preparatory to the opening of the fall delphi a Symphony Orchestra during son. and Marie Emma Culp. 23, Go- er.x on toe Italian warships and said night was unexplained Rome had a
md winter season. the coming seater.. shen. Ind. i the battle was continuing. The Ger- new afr aiert shortly after noon.
will an Anglo-American alliance then Winfield property, guarantee us security or peace? This state board of social welfare to J. VV
from Italy is imminent.
voy escorted by strong
was reported seen moving into the ency that gun barrages twice brok* out
in the Rome area. This activity as well as ar, assault on the Italian coast by an unidentified pl me during the
elation was $202.50.