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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - September 16, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news vol. 92, no. 218 it. Pleasant Iowa wednesday evening september 16, 1970 Price to cents these Days by John Chamberlain West Europe s a get out from under Quot mood Geneva a i have made two trips to Europe in the course of a summer one for a tour of West Gentian Industry the other to visit friends in Rome in Switzerland and in Munich where the Mont Pelerin society of economists held its annual meeting. The net impression derived from Many conversations is that Western Europe is profoundly dubious about the future of the us. And its willingness to defend Western civilization in a Pinch. The morality of the vietnamese War does no to bother anybody save the leftists whose tears in any Case Are distinctly of the Crocodile variety but our inability to wind up the struggle in satisfactory fashion against a tenth rate Power is tremendously disillusioning. The communists win the game because they manage to convince the Many useful idiots of the Western world that marxist opinion is Quot world this is the a big an american professor who teaches economics at new pork University took on an expatriate Ami Erica Liberal in an Oxford debate and was quite surprised to discover that the a silent majority in the audience was for the . Position in Vietnam. This of course is not what the Liberal British press would have you understand. The London economist is the exception its articles on the soviet drive to preempt the a Central position in the world by taking Over the Eastern Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean littoral Are the most perceptive being circulated. Too Baek in 1s40 i wrote an article for Fortune Magazine that purported to be a letter to Adolf Hitler from his american agent. We hired William Schlamm a Veteran european journalist to a Germani Cizes the turns of phrase in the article. The Gist of the argument was that Hitler was profoundly mistaken in i frequently expressed notion that the . Was like the austrian Empire of the hapsburgs Ripe for dissolution. World War n proved that Chamberlain Schlamm posing As a secret operative were right in telling Hitler that he was crazy. But when a scandinavian economist at the Mont Pelerin Mee in Sayr that he would not be surprised to see the us. Of the Nineteen seventies break up As minorities Battle each other and the nihilistic students go on witless rampages i would not take or a journalistic assignment to prove him wrong. This time we May be on the Edge of becoming the new world equivalent of the austrian Empire. Europeans do not say directly that they would like to get out from under the Rule of the . Dollar which they consider a decaying currency. But their phraseology betrays their disbelief in our willingness to Stop the inflation at Home that makes the Dollar an undependable International unit. Or. Heinrich trailer a director of the West German Bundesbank the equivalent of our Federal Reserve remarked in a paper read to the Mont Pelerin meeting that a the Dollar deficits have persisted and up to now the world has tolerated them. It was part and parcel of what i heard last june on that tour of German Industry when the Bankers and businessmen whom we interviewed kept saying a the Dollar is still the Reserve if the Bankers and businessmen really believed in the Dollar and the willingness of Washington to defend its purchasing Power would they have used the world a a still the impression is Strong that the common Market will be driven in time to create its own Universal european currency to replace the Dollar. And the impression is Strong that Willy Brandts Quot turn to the East Quot is tolerated because the behaviour of senators Fulbright Mansfield Mcgovern and Proxmire to name Tjie More distinguished culprits has convinced europeans that the . Will ultimately withdraw from any a trip wire commitment to defend West Berun. The West europeans Hope to get away with their forthcoming deals with soviet Russia without penalty. When i expressed a worry lest building a truck factory for the soviets would put the red army on wheels a recent visitor to Moscow Caid a a done to worry. The russians will wreck a those trucks before they Ever reach the front. When i was in Moscow there Wasny to a truck or a taxi whose engine did no to groan with agony every time a Driver switched the West europeans then depend on a Choice Between a badly May use hostages for War bargaining by up palestinian guerrillas holding 54 Hijack hostages in Amman said today an outbreak of fighting Between the guerrillas and the jordanian army could turn the hostages into bargaining counters if civil War Breaks out. The statement came from a spokesman after King Hussein tightened the martial Law he in one killed 3 injured in gun Battle new Orleans up a one Young negro was killed and three others wounded during a gun Battle with police tuesday night in the same Block where police troops flushed 15 Black panthers from their heavily fortified Headquarters in a shootout earlier in the Day. The dead Man was identified As Kenneth Michael Borden 21, of new Orleans. A police spokesman said the second gunfight broke out when a group of negroes tried to firebomb a grocery store owned by Henry Broussard who also owned the House the panthers had been using As Headquarters. Four policemen were assigned to watch the store the spokesman said and the Battle started As soon As the youths appeared. Too police said there was heavy sniper fire in the area during the fight and they were not sure whether the youth was killed by a police Bullet or a sniper. A resident of the neighbourhood said earlier tuesday the panthers a just took Over and moved to a to the House owned by Broussard. Quot its owned toy some people who have a Little store Down the Street Quot he said. A the people were afraid they a be burned out if they said anything j to too twelve men and three women panthers were arrested tuesday after police exchanged Rifle and Shotgun fire with them then flushed them from their sandbag barricaded Headquarters with tear Gas. The 15 were charged with attempted murder and Bond was set at $100,000 each. In addition Federal authorities charged them with violating the Federal firearms act. Ray criticizes debate proposal Des Moines up a gov. Robert d. Ray today sharply criticized a debate proposal submitted by his democratic challenger Robert d. Fulton stating Fulton a prefers to indulge in name calling rather than debating the issues Fulton tuesday had urged Ray to reconsider his decision not to conduct a series of Issue debates in major cities around Iowa. The Democrat said members of both his and rays Campaign staffs met two weeks ago to discuss the proposal and that Ray declined the offer on tuesday. Posed on Jordan during the 1967 Mideast War set up a military government and prepared for a showdown with the palestinian guerrilla movement. Too the Vatican City Magazine la Osse Vatore Della Domenica expressed fear that the taking of hostages through hijackings could touch off big Power intervention in the Middle East and undo what has been achieved in 20 years of Structure against colonialism. However the United states in particular has stated it has no plans to intervene. The guerrillas have warned that the lives of the hostages would be imperilled if any military action was taken against them. In London British officials said there was reason to believe some Progress had been made toward establishing the guerrillas terms for releasing the hostages but there were no details. Report loss of 15 a copters Saigon up a the u. S. Command today reported the loss of 15 american helicopters to of them shot Down by communist gunfire in a single Battle in the Mekong Delta. The incident tuesday in southernmost an Xuyen province about 1 70 Miles Southwest of Saigon was one of the heaviest american helicopter losses in a single action of the Vietnam War the sources said. At least two americans were killed and three wounded the sources said. Eight of the helicopters were recovered but two were destroyed the sources said. The us. Command officially reported today the loss of three other helicopters to ground fire elsewhere in South Vietnam and issued a delayed report that two helicopters had been downed near Laos. Investigate Bridge report the condition of a county Road Bridge Over the Burlington Northern tracks about two Miles East of Lockridge was the cause for some concern late tuesday. After Railroad officials had received a report from Daimon fee Han that the Bridge appeared to be weakened Section men went out and inspected the Bridge. The condition was found to be about the same As it had been in the recent past and trains were permitted to continue to travel Over the line without interruption of service. Trains Are returning to More nearly Normal time schedules a report wednesday stated after some delays caused by the derailment West of Ottumwa recently. Nixon hits terrorism Nebulizer helps Little Julie Iio lil Little girl assisted by special machine Farmington a this Little charmer is Julie Hohl 13-month-old daughter of or. And mrs. Raymond Hohl who farm seven Miles East of Farmington. Julie was born with cystic fibrosis of the pancreas. She is shown in her crib at Home under the plastic Type canopy of a Devilbiss Ultra sonic Nebulizer. Julie will need this machine All of her life. It creates a Mist to ease her breathing and helps keep the mucus out of the lungs at night. The machine came through the cystic fibrosis foundation with the help of the easter Seal society and the March of dimes. The National cystic fibrosis research foundation a fairly new organization was formed for research and care in cystic fibrosis children Slung and intestinal disease. New members Are Welcome to join and May Contact Charles Buford Rural route 2, Box 114, Donnellson. Buford is chairman for the area. Dues Are $3 for which members receive news letters with in formation pertaining to the disease. Mrs. Hohl and mrs. Archie Mill Mier of Donnellson Are Volunteer workers in the fund Campaign conducted this month. Other Volunteer workers Are mrs. Cecil n. Spor of fort Madison i mrs. Paul Slater Montrose Arthur Woodruffe Denmark mrs. Laurie Jack Keosauqua mrs. Maurice Lampe West Point mrs. Mary of wer it. Pleasant. Mrs. Forrest Moreland of Farmington is publicity chairman. Several changes in rail Sci Vicc _ f. F resumed but school curriculum Manhattan ran. Up a president Nixon said today american education faces its greatest crisis in history because of Campus terrorism. A at a time when the Quantity of education is growing dramatically its Quality is massively threatened by assaults which terrorize faculty students and University and College administrators alike a Nixon de four promoted Iii rank at inc four faculty members at Iowa Wesleyan College have been promoted in rank. Or. Maurice a. Strobbe head of the department of biology was elevated from associate professor to professor and or. Dolores Graf of the biology department and Peter Jaynes of the history political science department were promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. Foster Mattson of the economics and business administration department went from instructor to assistant professor. The Wesleyan faculty totals 74, including eight part time members and three professors emeritus. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon the trouble with most trouble most every one is that it starts out just like a lot of fun. To build 1-534 without West Burlington interchange Ames up a the Iowa Highway commission tentatively decided tuesday to construct interstate 534 through West Burlington without providing an exit and Entrance interchange Between edges of the City. Commission chairman Derby Thompson of Burlington said the project is now two years behind schedule and further attempts to reach an agreement with West Burlington on interchange locations would delay the project even More. Too for several years the City and the commission have locked horns on the locations for the proposed interchanges to link City streets with the interstate. About one month ago. The commission issued a proposal and said if the West Burlington officials refused it the interstate would be built through West Burlington with faltering american will to win and russian inefficiency its a Lunatic world my masters. Distributed by King features Syndicate. No interchange for about four Miles. The City failed to reply to the proposal and Thompson said he had been told the officials would not accept the latest offer. West Burlington requested an interchange at gear Avenue an unpaved Road but the commission refused unless the Road were paved. The commissions latest offer proposed an interchange at Ramsey Street which would involve relocating Iowa 406. Too if the commission decision holds West Burlington residents would have an exit and Entrance interchange at both the West and East edges of the City but nothing in Between. By abandoning any interchanges within the City limits the state will be forced to finance construction of the interstate without Federal funds. However officials noted they would not lose Federal Money because another project planned to be financed by state Money Only could be switched to a Matching fund basis. By Sandy Williams several changes have been made in the curriculum offered to students in grades 7-12 in the it. Pleasant school system for the current school year. Attempting to keep students prepared for a Complex society necessitates constant evaluation and updating of courses available at All Levels in every area of study. Continuing the language arts curriculum revision begun five years ago the eighth Grade English course has been revised to a language arts program. Meaning method language composition and discussion exercises have been integrated with the presentation of literature. Drug abuse education has been added to 7th and 8th Grade science As Well As to the biology course in the High school. Tile emphasis is on at Beha vioral approach. The reasons for drug abuse will be studied As Well As the facts about and effects of drug use. Too several changes and additions have been made at the High school level primarily in the social studies department. Formerly taught As a single course for All students . History is now divided into three sections. Students Are placed according to their Choice in advanced placement . History challenges in democracy or american problems. Tile Choice is usually made on the basis of each students future education plans. To provide All students an Opportunity to understand today a world a course called International affairs seminar is offered to sophomores juniors and seniors. Students will base their research and interpretation primarily on study of current publications. The class participants will share their study with others through four evening seminars presented for All students. Still in the social studies area psychology Home and society and introduction to behave rial sciences Are offered. The behave rial sciences course generally follows the psychology course although the latter is not a prerequisite. Too a new one semester course for freshmen and sophomores is academic debate. Not intended merely to produce winning varsity debaters the course is designed to teach thinking activity research methods logic and language skills As Well As excellence in the processes of communication found in any speech course. An expanded program of forensics is available on a non credit basis. Students and teacher will utilize free periods to learn skills in All forensic areas of speech. Still in the language arts area Spanish Iii has been added to the curriculum. This addition will enable students to choose from a total of four years of latin and three years of Spanish. The realization of an increasing need for vocational High school training has resulted in a new course in that area. General Shon is offered for one semester and is open to boys at the freshman level. Too curriculum changes Are a result of a combination of testing for area weaknesses student need and desire and general Progress in education. Changes Are often initiated As a result of technological and academic changes in society and the mph graduate must be prepared to meet his Job or school future on an equal basis with graduates of other schools in the country. Curriculum study and alteration is a cooperative venture of the curriculum directors and the teachers of each specific area. These instructors a go to school daily for ten weeks of the summer working together to produce lesson plans booklets study guides and a totally coordinated plan of progressive learning. To Date the language arts social studies math and science departments have worked for two Suc Essie Summers to provide every student of the it. Pleasant system with Many choices in an updated individual oriented and varied curriculum. President congratulates Brink s guard Chicago up a president Nixon telephoned his congratulations to Robert Denisco. The brinks guard who foiled a hijacking attempt in san Francisco. The Call came while Denisco 34, was in Chicago so Hare International Airport tuesday night in route to new York where he will meet with brinks officials. Brinks has announced it will give the Young air courier a $5,000 Reward. A a the president was very enthusiastic and Happy it turned out the Way it did a Denisco said. A the president gave me his thanks and said it was something Good for the former army sergeant shot and seriously wounded a Man attempting to Force a san Francisco bound to a 707 to Fly to North Korea. Denisco said the planets Crew enlisted his help because they knew he was carrying a weapon. He had identified himself before boarding. Nixon invited Denisco to Washington to Brief Federal guards being trained for duty on airliners. No settlement Washington up a passengers and freight service on three of the nations biggest railroads returned to Normal today but the Money dispute which set off the one Day Wildcat walkout was no closer to settlement. Members of four unions who left their jobs on the Southern Pacific Baltimore amp Ohio and Chesapeake Ohio began showing up for work again tuesday after Union leaders told them their action violated Federal court orders and the unions liable for stiff fines. U. S. District court judge Howard f. Corcoran who issued the temporary restraining order against the strike ordered Union officials to appear in court today to show cause Why they should not be held in contempt for allowing the strike to take place at All. Corcoran signed the original order at 11 50 j . Edt monday la minutes before the strike deadline. Too Federal judge Howard f. Gore Arn n today dropped proceedings under which officials of four rail unions could have been cited for contempt in allowing a Brief strike of about 40.000 men against three major railroads tuesday. At the same time Treasury Secretary David m. Kennedy hinted strongly that president Nixon would me All his Legal authority including imposition of a 60-Day Cooling off period to prevent or halt any National rail strike. At the request of attorneys for the railroads. Judge Corcoran vacated an order he issued tuesday ordering the unions show cause Why they should not be ruled in contempt and possibly fined for violation of a temporary restraining order against selective strikes that he issued late monday night. Finds pistol Little boy shoots two Hurst 111. Up a a 3-year-old boy who found a loaded .22 Caliper target pistol on the floorboard of his fathers car shot a neighbor to death tuesday night and wounded a boy. Authorities said Roger Tennyson 21, was struck four times by bullets fired by Jimmy Hawk. David Tackett 12, was struck in the hip by one Bullet and was admitted to Holden Hospital at Carbondale. Authorities said the Hawk boy fired All six shots in the pistol As Tennyson and Tackett approached him and tried to talk him into putting the gun Dawn. The boy had wandered into Tennyson a Yard after finding the gun in the car of his father Allen Hawk. Constitution week sept. 17-23 the local chapter of the daughters of the american revolution remind All that this week sept. 17 to 23, is Constitution week. It commemorates the signing of the Constitution of the United states the oldest Constitution still in Active use. The . Asks that All citizens join them during this week to dedicate themselves anew to preserve the priceless heritage of Freedom bequeathed by the founding fathers. The Observance of Constitution week in it. Pleasant Lias been urged by mayor Charles Hanna in a proclamation signed wednesday. Display of flags throughout the week is quite appropriate . Members Point out. Revival services it Bible missionary Church revival services will begin tonight at the Bible missionary Church Clay and Jay Street. Services will be each evening at 7 30 and at 10 30 on sundays and will continue through sunday sept. 27th. The evangelist for the revival is Rev. Carl a. Dillard Colorado Springs Colo. Rev. Dillard is the general Secretary of the Bible missionary Church he is the pastor of Colorado Springs Church which he has served for the past 14 years. He also served two pastorate in Oklahoma before going to Colorado Springs. This is Rev. Dillard a second time to be preaching in it. Pleasant having been the special speaker for the Iowa Illinois District preachers convention last january. Special music will be rendered by local singers from the Church during the week. Or. And mrs. Ron Crane Rock Island 111., will be the special singers for the weekend services. The local Church and pastor Rev. Tony w. Ross extend a Welcome to All. Dared. On a rare visit to a College Campus Nixon hit Nard at All types of terrorism from Campus radicals to those who attack policemen to the Arab guerrillas. He said they All shared a contempt for human life and human decency is and deserve nothing but contempt. A noisy band of perhaps 50 dissidents heckled the president and interrupted his remarks with shouted questions and obscenities. Located directly across from Nixon they unfurled a sign saying a How Many More will you kill a and made obscene gestures. But most of the crowd was Friendly toward Nixon. Too Ile called on College and University administrators to stand up and be counted saying a Only they can save higher education in Nixon said that on some campuses a Small bands of destruct zionists have been allowed to impose their own Rule by arbitrary Force.�?�. Because of that he said Quot we face the greatest crisis to the history of America education he said chronic shortages of classrooms and teachers to the nations schools and colleges a Are nothing compared to the crisis of spirit which rocks hundreds of campuses across the a to put it bluntly a the president asserted in the nationally broadcast speech As part of the Alfred m. Bandon lecture series at Kansas state a today higher education to America risks losing that essential support it has had since the beginning of this country a the support of the american too he dismissed what he said were attempts to blame government policies for Campus troubles. That he said was Only an Effort to find an excuse for terrorists. A if the War were ended today if the environment were cleaned up tomorrow morning and All the other problems for which the government has the responsibility were solved tomorrow afternoon the moral and spiritual crisis in the universities would still exist. A the destructive activists at our colleges and universities Are a Small minority. But their voices have been allowed to drown out the responsible majority. A was a result there is a growing dangerous attitude among millions of people that All youth Are like those who appear night after night on the television screen shouting obscenities making threats and engaging to destructive and illegal he defended his Vietnam policies a source of much student dissent. A in Vietnam we Are carrying out a plan that will end the War and that will do it in a Way that contributes to a just and lasting peace in Vietnam and the world a the president said. Too Nixon a schedule left him to Kansas Only a Little less than three hours. But there was enough time for coat Tail politicking with the states two senators and five representatives All republicans accompanying the president aboard air Force one. Also on Board was Kent Frizeel the gop gubernatorial candidate in Kansas. The Nixon party was to reach Chicago at 3 40 pm. On the military Side of of Hare International Airport this time with sen. Ralph t. Smith r-iil., emerging from the presidential Jet with the chief executive. Smith is facing an Uphill fight for re election against Athel Stevenson Iii. After a helicopter flight to Meigs Field on the Chicago Lake front the president was to Stop by the tall end of a background briefing his foreign policy experts were holding during the Day for newspaper radio and television executives from la midwestern states. He also planned to Host a reception for the news people at the Sheraton Blackstone hotel. Rev. Carl a. Dillard evangelist Colorado Springs Colo. Goal line club meeting tonight the goal line club will meet at the rec building tonight at 7 36. Films of the it. Pleasant Des Moines North football game frill he shown. Membership and fish try Money which Hasni to been turned in should be at the meeting
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