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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - September 15, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news Section one 2 sections vol. 92, no. 217mt. Pleasant Iowa tuesday evening september is 1970 Price to cents Cloudy by John Chamberlain these Day Simp District voters elect mrs. Myers and Schimmel pfennig will one Many a magnanimity save Chile from the reds for the rest of the Century we Are probably doomed to hear the beating of wings on the darkened air As the chickens come Home to Roost. But the word a a probably is advised. For sometimes an act of a great magnanimity can change the course of events. Are we witnessing such an act in Chile where for the first time in world history a marxist or. Salvador Allende has won a popular election for the presidency of a great nation a freely preferred magnanimous gesture could pay off in the clean Congress when on october 24, the vote is taken to confirm or deny or. Allendes right to office which his 36.3 per cent Victory in a three Way race would entitle him to assume if tradition is followed. What the chilean Congress is being asked to do is to flout its old tradition of ratifying a popular verdict. Legally the Congress is not bound to confirm a person As president if he fails to win a popular election by a majority. But Chile has always gone by Rote not by Legal technicalities. Too to blast his countrymen out of their fatalism the 70-year-old exp resident Jorge Alessandri the nationalist candidate who trailed or. Allende by a Small popular margin he got 842,843 votes or 35 per cent As compared to Allendes 871,282has offered to resign if the Congress should choose him president Over Allende. The Christian democrats whose Rad Miro Tomic came in third in the popular election have some seventy votes in the Congers. Alessandri As a nationalist could command fifty. Allendes Mart St coalition has eighty votes not enough to win if the Christian democrats should Combine with the nationalists to make Alessandri the congressional Choice. The question is whether the Christian democrats will seize the Opportunity to vote Alessandri in and then stand by while he magnanimously and patriotically resigns the office before assuming it. The resignation would Force a new election in which the nationalists would refrain from Fielding a candidate. The Christian democratic candidate would inherit the nationalist votes in a two Way election thus checking or. Allende the leftist coalition Leader who has promised to take Chile practically All the Way to communism. The Christian democrats besides winning a new presidential term for themselves by making the bargain with Alessandri would be paying off an old debt. For Back in 1964 the conservative parties that have supported Alessandri decided that if they nominated a presidential candidate it would Only result in giving or. Allende the leftist a Victory Over the Christian democrats Edurdo Frei. By withdrawing from Contention they enabled Frei to get 54 per cent of the vote. Algunde got 39 per cent a More substantial vote in defeat than his recent 36 per cent total for Victory. Too the socialists and communists in Chile have of course raised the question of sportsmanship in an attempt to discredit Alessandria a offer. But when it comes to dealing with communists whoever abides by the rules of Cricket usually ends up in a concentration Camp or in a cemetery. Besides it is hardly True Cricket to hand a country Over to a minority socialist communist coalition when the Law says Congress has the right to set aside the verdict by vote of its own members. Paul Bethel whose great Book a the losers a is the Best available study of latin America has called the chilean Christian democrats the a Judas goats of their country. Long ago he predicted that the Christian democrats would play a Kerensky role that would deliver Chile to the reds. The Christian democrats by accepting Alessandria a offer have one last Chance to prove Bethel wrong. Keep your fingers crossed for the Fate of the whole Southern half of America May be decided by what happens in n Ile on october 24. Distributed by King features Syndicate. It. Pleasant school District voters turning out in near record numbers monday afternoon elected mrs. Lloyd Mary Lou Myers and j. D. Schimmel pfennig to the Board of educators approved the expansion of the Board from five to seven members by adding two at Large directors in 1971, and approved the continuation of the % Mill property tax for building construct ton of these Iowa area College. Mrs. Myers won Over Richard Cornick by 185 votes 696 to 511 and1 Schimmel pfennig by 174 votes 673 to 499 Over Richard Roach. The winners will succeed Duane Thomas and Marvin Hunting respectively. Thomas and Hunting three school issues lose one approved up voters in the seven counties that make up Iowa a area to vocational District monday whipped a proposed $9.5 million Bond Issue to Fiance addition to the Kirkwood Community College Campus at Cedar rapids. The Issue which needed 60 per cent approval for passage received Only 41 per cent approval. In another Large Bond Issue voters in Cedar Falls rejected for the second time in one year a $1.85 Mil were not candidates for re election. The Southeast Iowa College Levy carried by 69 votes in the county 616 to 547. Too the question of expanding the Board from five to seven members received a big favourable majority 858 to 523, or a majority of 535. Promotions by the . And by the league of women voters and others plus widespread interest j lion Bond Issue to finance additions brought out a total vote of 1,207. J an i remodelling at five Cedar Falls lines formed at the Cottrell gym schools. Entrance in it. Pleasant late in the Issue 3 per cent Short of the afternoon As voters flocked to cast their ballots. Passage needing 60 per cent Proval but Only receiving 57 the Board will meet monday cent evening to Canvas the ballots and reorganize the Board of education. A per the unofficial voting results by precincts were As follows Many residents who reside outside it. Pleasant voted in it. Pleasant thus adding to the town total director area Mary Lou Myers. Richard Cornick. Director 4 j. D. Schimmel pfennig Richard Roach. Be Iowa College % Mill approved. Rejected. Expand Board yes. No. Total votes cast my Sal Grid pm to total 538 50 23 42 43 696 366 54 14 46 31 511 535 49 26 32 31 673 347 50 la 51 40 499 472 46 15 54 29 616 396 53 20 34 44 547 717 42 15 48 36 658 162 a i 22 40 38 323 903 104 37 89 74 1207 270 232 432 election results in nearby schools j Waco Waco District elected William r. Bernau As a new director Over incumbent Peter Graberjr. District no. 2 William r. Bernau Peter Graberjr. Incumbent treasurer a Melvin Clark area Xvi proposal Defeated no a 289 yes 181 total votes cast a 504. Too new London director District no. 2 Earl Edwards 218 Jim Joy 35 director District no. 3 Willard Owen 19 Dallas Piper 22 Mark Westerbeck 14 or. William Vaughn 202 treasurer a Richard Reid 239 area Xvi proposal yes 116 no 127 total votes cast a 260. Too winf1eld-mt. Union director at Large selected. Phil Klopfenstein 87 District no. 3 selected Robert Connop 34 Dwight Cornick 2 area Xvi proposal yes 55 no 35 total votes cast a 90. Too Harmony voting in the Harmony school District was very Light this year. A total of 96 voters registered at the polls compared with last year when 198 voted. Keith Muntz of Farmington with 94 votes was re elected As director for District no. 2. Verl d. Shelman of Rural Hillsboro totalling 93 votes was elected for District no. 5 succeeding Forrest l. Fuhrer of Rural Hillsboro who. Was not a candidate for reelection. Muntz and Shelman will be sworn in for three year terms at the re organizational meeting of the Board monday. Sept. 21 at 7 30 . Phil w. Hixson of Hillsboro received 94 votes re electing him to office of treasurer for a two year term beginning july i 1971. All candidates were unopposed. Two accidents Ore reported two accidents which occurred monday were investigated by police. At Henry and Adams Street a 1969 Pontiac driven by Gary w. Smith and a 1961 rambler driven by steven1 d. Mace collided at 12 05 pm. The Smith car was damaged an estimated $400 and the Mace car about $100. Smith was headed East on Henry a $90,000 Bond Issue for an addition for the Winthrop High school was also rejected by voters in the East Buchanan Community school District. One proposal that did gain voter approval was for the Davis county Community school District at Bloomfield. By a 67 per cent majority voters approved a $781,000 Bond Issue to construct a new elementary school build an addition for the High school and construct another education building. Iowa plans computerized crime Check Des Moines up a gov. Robert d. Ray today announced plans for a giant computerized crime information Center designed to Speed the process of criminal Justice in Iowa. Ray said Iowa will be a Model state in the development of the centralized criminal record Center and was approved for the project stopped at the Stop sign and drove r the in. Into the intersection where the on a h. Collision occurred. Smith was charged with failure to yield the right of Way. At 4 15 . Irvin d. Munger it. Pleasant Rural was going West on West Washington in the right Lane in a Volkswagen bus and e. R. Byerly it. Pleasant route i was going West in the Center Lane in a pick up when Byerly attempted to turn right onto Van Buren and his car collided with the bus. Damage was Small. Byerly was charged with making an illegal turn. Pope to disband Vatican armed forces Vatican City up a Pope Paul i announced today he is disbanding All Vatican armed forces except the Swiss guards to emphasize the religious nature of his Mission. The Pope announced is decision in a letter to his Secretary of state Cardinal Jean Villot. Vote tax for area school Burlington a voters in area 16 approved continuation of a three fourths Mill Levy on property for the area Community College by a vote of 4,878 to 4,470. The vote by dist lows Burlington Central Argyle Danville it. Madison Keokuk Mediapolis morning Sun it. Pleasant new London Waco Wapello West Burlington Winfield it. Union was As Fol no yes 603 1217 247 140 21 61 1216 991 933 935 28 71 48 136 547 616 127 116 289 h ooh 237 216 69 143 35 55 4470 4878 tire system is expected to be jointly funded by the state and Federal government with most of the states share coming from the department of Public safety. Ray said planning consultants estimate the Central information system should be in operation in about one year although the exact time schedule depends on a study now underway. Planning research corp., of Washington is currently involved in a $300,000 study to find out How much the system will Cost and How much information data will be available. Nixon to go to Europe Washington up a president Nixon plans to leave about sept. 27 for a visit of a week or to Days to several european countries including communist Yugoslavia it was Learned today. Nixon also is expected to visit Spain Italy England and possibly other countries the sources said. The president also is expected to go aboard ships of the . 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean for meetings with american ambassadors of some european countries. Hijacker shot by passenger pavement crop Ivan Rodriquez to selects a Tomato to pick off a Plant growing through a crack in the pavement in Reading a. San Francisco up a a passenger today shot and wounded a Hijacker who attempted to take Over a trans world airlines Jet while armed with a pistol that shoots Only Blanks. The Hijacker was attempting to Force the plane to go to North Korea. There were no other injuries among the 56 passengers and Crew of seven aboard twas flight 15 from new York. The Twa 707 Jet was the first . Airliner subjected to a Hijack attempt since president Nixon or services disrupted on three rail lines Washington up a thousands of Railroad workers went on strike against three major lures today despite a temporary court or confiscate dynamite Chicago up a state and Federal agents and Chicago police raided a North Side apartment monday and confiscated 620 Sticks of dynamite and arrested six persons. He said he was dissolving the papal gendarmerie Noble guard and Palatine guard a so that All things surrounding the successor of Peter May clearly Manifest the religious character of his he said police duties in the 108.7-acre Vatican City will henceforth be handled by the Swiss guard and by a special office that will toe set up under the Vatican governors office. Reports theft Sheila Hanna reported to police at 11 38 . Monday that a distributor Coil was taken out of her car which was parked near the Public Library. 14 terse verse by a. C. Gordon kindness planned another Day does no to count at All today. T to. Popular front cafes . Enemy by up the popular front for the liberation of Palestine said today a the United states is our enemy just the same As Israel and that it will hold american and israeli Hijack hostages until Israel accepts the guerrilla Ransom demands. The front listed some of its demands for the first time today and said it would insist on them Quot whatever the left Wing guerrilla group took a tougher stand and warned once again that any attempt at military intervention would endanger the lives of the captives believed held in heavily guarded houses in Amman the capital of Jordan. Some of the 54 Hijack hostages appealed to their embassies today to Speed their release and the guerrillas made it Clear they were dealing separately with the British Swiss and West German embassies and bypassing the americans. Down 14 with gunfire new Orleans up a police in bulletproof vests pinned Down 14 armed negroes with gunfire today then flushed them with tear Gas from their Black Panther Headquarters. There were no injuries reported in the 15-minute gun Battle in the Black neighbourhood. Police superintendent Clarence Giarruso ordered police into the area at the end of a night he called a a reign of terror by the Blacks. Police moved into the area in a big Bertha a an Armor plated truck. Helicopters circled above. The crack of automatic rifles was heard with the Boom of shotguns. Too after the shooting the 14 panthers were flushed by tear Gas and arrested outside under a sign Reading a sons of desire cultural the two Story building was sandbagged by the Blacks for the confrontation with police. Giarruso said Black panthers fired at police during the night overturned and set afire one or two automobiles and beat a Man and a woman during a night of violence. Police used shotguns High powered rifles grenade launchers for tear Gas and Semi automatic rifles and carbines during the Battle in the Black neighbourhood near a Public housing project and an old Industrial area. Too before and during the gunfight residents of the neighbourhood left. Thirty persons ran away from their Homes carrying clothing portable television sets boxes and suitcases. One Small Black girl carried Sev Der against such selective walkouts. Freight and passenger services were disrupted. A Union spokesman said the estimated 40,000 striking employees would return to the Job on receiving formal notice of the retaining order issued by . District court judge Howard f. Corcoran in Washington. But As at mid Day the Southern Pacific was tied up system wide and strike action continued against the combined Baltimore amp Ohio and Chesapeake amp Ohio. I b amp o cancelled All passenger 1 i service. Corcoran signed the order at 11 50 . Edt monday la minutes before a strike deadline set by unions. Large crowd likes t and a the opening entertainment of he kiwanis sponsored travel and adventure series for the current season attracted a Large crowd and evidently was greatly enjoyed. Robert Brouwer brought the entertainment presented on three screens with different cameras operating to show the scenes events and people of Michigan. As in the past the three screen presentation i has been especially popular with the audience. Robert Bontrager. President elect of the kiwanis club introduced or. Brouwer. Preceding the program he was a guest at the kiwanis club meeting. Visiting Kiwan ians from Macomb iu., present at the meeting also were c. L. Brown. Lloyd Perry Walter Grenier t. J. Young and c. E. Deacon. Oral dolls As she fled. Outside the Panther building a sports car was overturned and . Thirty Yards away another vehicle stood gutted its doors broken and its tires and Glass shot out. Area College Board acts on matters Burlington a the Southeast Iowa Community College Board of directors met monday evening and took action on Many matters. Approved contracts for mrs. Mary Gorsuch Central administration Secretary for mrs. Joann Monson Central administration Secretary and Natalie Kingcade food service in Keokuk and Alma Luckenbill evening librarian at arts and science in Burlington. A approved the 1970-71 use agreement for Minett gymnasium from notre Dame High school. A received copies of the 4th Quarter adult education report also the 1970-71 institutional Calendar. A president Alan Lee reviewed the history of the proposed name change and the Board voted to have the entire student body polled for new suggested names then at a later Date offer the total list of suggestions to the students for their reaction. A a reviewed the schedule of upcoming Board meetings. The next meeting will be monday sept. 28 at to . For the Canvas of votes monday oct. 5 at 7 30 . For the organization of the Board and monday oct. 12 for the next regular meeting. Too the enrolment report for this fall is As follows Burlington arts and science �?725 Keokuk arts nud science�?312 career education nil pi-nwml�?238 total�?1305. The Board considered a proposed legislative program but no action was taken. A received a report on the App Licate or Federal funds under title i Vii Ich stated our priority ranking by the higher education facility commission and it is unlikely that be will get the full amount of funds requested. Dared armed guards on us. Planes. Too the airline said a brinks Security guard Robert Denisco Brooklyn n.y., travelling As a passenger and not As a guard for the plane shot the Hijacker. The wounded Man identified As Don Irwin 27, Reseda calif., was rushed to a Hospital at Burlingame with a Bullet wound in the Abdomen. He was the first . Airline Hijacker to be wounded seriously. . Atty. James Browning said Irwin would be charged with aircraft piracy for which the maximum penalty is death and the minimum 20 years in prison. Too r Twa officials said the Hijacker pulled a handgun while the plane was Over Salinas calif., in route of san Francisco after a Stop in lbs Angeles. The Pilot j. K. Gilman of Kansas City told the passengers after the plane was on the ground a there is a gentleman on Board who wants to go to another Airport and wants us to go with too the plane was ordered to a Corner of the Field while 35 passengers were let off and Gilman negotiated with the Hijacker and Airport officials for refuelling. The remaining passengers huddled in the front of the Cabin while the Hijacker sat in a seat eight rows Back watched As the dramatic final act was played out. Strike shuts Down pm Assembly lines Detroit up a the Assembly lines of general motors corp., the nations no. I Auto maker were shut Down today by a Midnight strike of 343,613 United Auto workers in 16 states and Canada. First effects were almost immediate As automotive suppliers began laying off workers. Law president Leonard Woodcock said pm gave the Union Quot no other choices but to strike after 60 Days of negotiations failed to produce a new three year contract. Contracts at Ford and Chrysler expired at the same time but both were exempted from a strike by the Union. I too Woodcock emerged from a listless final negotiating session with pm shortly before Midnight monday to announce the strike the third against tile company since j 1945. Chief pm negotiator Earl Bram Blett called the walkout a a strike against the company and Union were 241 j cents per hour apart on a wage raise in the first year of a new contract when tile negotiations broke off. First layoffs were announced by the company a suppliers. About 400 employees of Irvin industries in Lexington ky., a manufacturer of seat belts were idled for the duration of the strike and Libby Owens Ford Glass co. In Toledo Ohio Laid off 300 employees. Communists surround 4000 cambodians phenom penh up a communist troops in a Surprise counter offensive today surrounded a 4,000-Man cambodian Force trying to reach the provincial capital of Kampong Thon military spokesmen said in phenom penh. The spokesmen said North vietnamese and Viet Cong troops struck a lightning blow from the West and completely Cut the Supply and reinforcement routes for the eight battalions of cambodian troops. The strike came at the Village of Tapang Kak on Highway 6, about 46 Miles North of phenom penh and about four Miles behind the stalled cambodian troops. Cambodian officers fearing a possible communist trap had ordered urgent reinforcements for the government troops hard hit by the North vietnamese and Viet Cong at Tang rank six Miles North of Tapang Kak. A i heard Steps a said Karen of Neill 24, of Chico Camf. A i looked up. I saw a Man Ira Plain Street clothes with a gun. He was walking fast almost running Down the aisle. A i saw him fire. I saw the Flash of the gun. I Sank Down in my seat. I thought Hie might have missed and there would be More firing. Then the Pilot came on and told everyone to remain in their seats that everything was under other passengers said they heard Denisco shout before he fired. Several other occupants in the Cabin rushed Back after the shot and seized the Hijacker. Too the Hijacker apparently boarded the flight in los Angeles where another passenger said he saw him waiting dressed neatly in a dark business suit White shirt and tie. The plane left los Angeles at 4 55 am. Put and Twa said the Hijacker a few minutes later handed a stewardess a note that he had a gun Gilman radioed a Federal aviation Agency control Center North of los Angeles and said the Man approached the cockpit with a pistol and ordered the plane to North Korea but Gilman persuaded him to allow the plane to make its Landing at san Francisco for refuelling. 0 0� x Denisco who also boarded at los Angeles was on Doty in his capacity with brinks to guard part of the cargo shipment. Police said the stewardess managed to show him the note on the Way Forward to the Cabin. When the plane landed at san Francisco Airport officials barred it from the terminal and police oars. Alerted after Gilman a radio message to los Angeles blocked its path. Too after Denisco fired Gilman radioed1 to the police outside a gome aboard right away a Rushing onto the plane officers found the Hijacker Lyng Semi conscious Between two seats and1 Denisco standing Over him still pointing his gun at him. Police said tilt hijackers weapon turned out to be a starters pistol the kind used for athletic events which shoots Only Blanks. It was the second time in the history of air piracy that a Hijacker was wounded on a . Airliner. The other Hijacker casualty occurred last june 4 at Dulles Baler National Airport near Washington when a Hijacker who demanded Hoo million in Ransom was wounded slightly in the thumb while being subdued in a struggle on a Twa plane
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