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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - September 21, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The it pleasant news m m m m diff to fair vol. 92, no. 222 it. Pleasant Iowa monday evening september 21, Woprice to cents these Days by John Chamberlain is direct election of the president really desirable senator Birch Bayh of Indiana author of the proposed constitutional amendment that would abolish the electoral College and establish direct popular Choice of the . President claims he represents the a Wall of the people in putting Forth the Bill now under consideration by the Senate. He quotes Gallup and hams the pollsters As saying that �?o80 per cent of the electorate Are in his Comer. The question however is whether the �?o80 per cent have Ever had the Opportunity to understand the Issue. Up to now Only a few intellectuals have explored the ramifications of the proposed Extension of a one Man one vote to the problem of presidential selection. How Many people know that the most imposing Case for retaining the electoral College has been made by certified liberals who Are for a one Man one vote in almost every other instance Theodore White the author of a the making of the president books has for example weighed in with the argument that if a chief executive is to be chosen by a raw vote instead of by vote of the electoral College in accordance with a local a Winner take ally unit Rule inside each state it would inevitably mean that the venal big City machines of the would dominate our politics Here on in. Richard Goodwin an old1 Kennedy Man echoes the White diagnosis and adds his own variation to the analysis he says that direct election of the president by a 40 per cent popular plurality As provided for by the Bayh amendment would Saddle the whole . With something analogous to the four party politics of Alert units for of possible rescuing americans in Jordan a Washington up a tile 82nd airborne division in North Carolina and other . Military forces at Home and in Europe were put on Alert today for possible use in rescuing americans in Jordan. The White House expressed a deep concerns Over the safety of about 400 americans plus nearly 40 hostages from Airliner hijackings in Jordan. A spokesman said the situation was a very serious complicated and very the Pentagon said an Alert involving army air Force and Navy units in Europe the United states and the Atlantic and Mediterranean areas was ordered overnight. The Alert included movement of More warships toward the Mediterranean from the Atlantic and placing infantrymen in Europe and paratroopers at it. Bragg standby. The action was described As part of a continuation of a series of pre cautionary moves on the part of the United states in event jordanian Northeast forces facing a new threat from from syrian Armor and manpower appear in danger and americans safety were jeopardized. The Alert was disclosed by a Pentagon spokesman Jerry w. Fried Heim. At the White House press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler said the syrian intervention branded an invasion by Secretary of state William p. Rogers on sunday was a irresponsible and Ziegler said a we Are under taking prudent planning regarding the Middle East should the situation regarding the hostages and the americans in Jordan become a we continue to have concern for All hostages in the area and deep Cor Cern for . Citizens in the areas a Ziegler told reporters. Of. Of shortly after noon Edt n.c., on Ziegler said there were no present. Plans to evacuate americans from the troubled country. He also said a the situation As it now stands does not suggest a change in president Nixon a planned european trip starting next sunday. Hussein orders end to shooting up i Irbid which is situated Only 18 King Hussein ordered his troops Miles from the Jordan River cease in the jordanian capital of Amman line with Israel. To Stop shooting monday night in a move to end the widening War with Palestine guerrillas. . Paratroopers were put on Alert for possible action to Rescue stranded americans. Hussein charged that syrian for 1 he Tel Aviv newspaper be Dittli Aharon oth which has close contacts with the israeli defense ministry said monday . Intervention Iii Jordan May be imminent. In a Page one Story the newspaper said american paratroopers May land Iii fast exit a evacuated in 90 seconds Down emergency chutes following a bomb threat 232 passengers Are scattered around a pan american 747 jumbo Jet at Bangor Maine. Nothing was found when the Craft was searched. Or. We. H. Megorden Dies suddenly at his Home Here a or. William h. Megorden age 56 his office in it. Pleasant in 1946. Died suddenly at his Home 209 East Henry saturday evening. Or. Megorden had practice break in at local cafe the b amp b i hat cafe was broken into during the night saturday and $90 and a Large Quantity of food including Chicken steaks and chops were taken. The food was in a deep freeze. Entrance was gained by breaking the Glass out of a rear door. The cafe closed about 10 20 . Saturday and the break in was discovered at 8 am. Sunday. City police were called to investigate. Four from Guatemala to visit my Ces invaded his country to help the guerrillas and blamed the widening Jordan if King Hussein appear e for conflict on the syrians. Help too egyptian reports said More than Hussein said Quot in response to the 6.000 persons had been killed and of Constnce and National thousands More wounded in five Days of fighting in Amman and Ether jordanian centers. The palestinian red Crescent Relief organization said a Jordan is threatened with disease and hundreds of thousands Are threatened with death from starvation and an israeli military source in Tel Aviv said syrian forces using tanks broke through jordanian lines sunday night and Early monday and duty and to put an end to the tragedies which the syrian conspiracy imposed on our country and in appreciation of our major responsibilities in these historic moments in the life of our nation. I order an absolute and strict Observance of the cease fire As of this fifty four air Lance Hijack hostages Are believed still in the Amman area although no word of their Fate has been received in several captured the town of Irbid second Days. There Are also about 400 am largest population Center in Jordan Crinan citizens in Jordan and any the israeli sources said the so american intervention would be to rians were in Complete control of evacuate them. Hobby turns into Way of life for director of Sweet Adeline by Sandy Williams new York state where the Zberat a Quot i party and the conservative party practice a politics of blackmail of Felting endorsements and making deals that end by distorting the will of the majority. Another Liberal who condemns the Bayh proposal is professor ale was a great Shock to his Many patients and other friends. The Only son of Christin h. And Gretchen Grimm Megorden was born june 14, 1914, at Waukon. He graduated from the universe Zzz mrukot the Yale Law try of Iowa school of Wulc school who defends the present 1838 and interned at St. Louis City method of choosing the president Hospital followed by one year o because it incorporates a the Feder residency in internal Al principle within the presidency enc Tyror in surgery at Missouri itself by a requiring a sectional Baptist Hospital in i distribution of the vote that or. And mrs. Megorden moved to mutes possible Quot combinations that it. Pleasant in the spun of 1941 give advantage to the Amalia. I to Anie associated in practice with or. J. Stewart Jackson. From 1942 to 1946 during we ii relying on the a a liberals of the i he served with the army air Force Northeast for support the censer at Ogden Utah returning to open votive minority on the . Senate judiciary committee makes several important if not incontestable Points. Direct popular election of the president would a destroy the party system and encourage splinter parties undermine the Federal system alter the delicate balance underlying separation of the pow radicalize Public opinion and says order up to College Heads faculty he was a member of the first United methodist Church where he served on the official Board and taught High school youth sunday school class for several years. He was a member of the american Academy of general practice As Well As a member of the american medical association. He had been a member of the Board of trustees of Iowa Wesleyan College since 1962, serving also on the executive committee of tile College Board. He also was an elected member of the Southeastern Iowa area Community College Board of education. He served on the advisory Board of associates to rust College at Holly Springs miss. On sept. 30, 1939 at Traer he and one of the Many cards in Jean Shook a scrapbook states in mourning Black a a with deepest sympathy. Handwritten below is a for putting up with tills ornery Bunch so Long. This Token per ant groups. In 1960, the local chorus was chartered As a chapter of Sweet Adeline International and the love affair Between Jean Sweet Adeline and it. Pleasant began. Four students from the University of san Carlos in Guatemala City Guatemala will visit it. Pleasant to learn about activities and operations in a midwestern Community. They will arrive next j saturday evening and depart tuesday afternoon sept. 29. Points of interest according to the governmental affairs Institute will include diverse aspects of local government Commerce Agri num i culture education health facilities Spurgeon a to open new larger store in new location a decade later the group haps More than others symbolizes hers close to 30 and its fans can to recreational resources Etc. The the Sweet and Elines affection for be counted. Each years show is a group has expressed particular in their director As Well As an aware sellout for its always fun to watch in visiting at least one farm Ness of her sense of fun. I others have Fuji and there a no in order t0 see How u. S. Farm pop question Liat every Sweet Adeline elation lives and works. They also for love and fun is what it s All is ving every minute on stage. I we he interested in visiting Iowa about for Jean who has been Day o o Wesleyan College. The Institute is Rector of tile a omens chorus for there a work behind those labors Ai Nglen the trip for the us de the ten years since it was charter of iov3 the chapter meets weekly 1 a cd. Her work is not a matter of. For rehearsal. Concentration and a putting up with for Jean who is a Good memory Are put to the test j fulfilling a lifelong desire to teach Fot no music sheets Are used. Div ocal music. As she describes her Hector Shook sings or plays a line j work ifs a a Hobby that turned in at a time for each Section and the to a Way of too and it is a Way of life. For example there Are four weekly re Jean m. Smith were married. She i hear Sals one each for Sweet Ade ers endanger encourage electoral fraud Toad to Intermix ship recounts and challenges and. National control of action that College administrators and faculty members Are respond Washington up a president Nixon has reaffirmed his Oon necessitate every aspect of the electoral candidates would cease to make appearances in Small under populated states such As Nevada new Mexico Colorado Wyoming Montana instead., they would conduct a a Bull a Eye campaigns designed to win in Chicago new York City Philadelphia Cleveland and Boston. There would no longer be Sable for a order and discipline on campuses and that those who use Force have no place in College. With the Start of the academic year Nixon sent letters to 900 University administrators trustees and others in academic life. He enclosed a copy of an article by or. Sydney Hook professor of Philo and their five daughters survive mrs. John1 Janet May Anoka Minn. Mrs. Richard Margaret Bailly Dallas Tex. Mrs. James Judith Kinney it. Pleasant mrs. Robert Mary May Minneapolis Minn and Jeannie Megorden at Home. There Are three grandchildren. And an aunt Alice Grimm of Waukon. Funeral services will be at 2 . Tuesday sept. 22, at first United methodist Church. Rev. Carl Wilson pastor of first United methodist Church and or. Louis Hasel Mayer president of . Will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Home cemetery. Friends May Call at the Crane Ewart Young funeral. Hone As they desire. Those friends who wish May contribute to Iowa Wesleyan College for the restoration of old main in his memory. Any reason for a candidate to pre Sophy at new York University sent a broadly based platform Hook says the academic co a within each separate state. A atty to. The free for maintaining a climate ii tree to quote Theodore White a your i discussion and inquiry on. Campus presidential campaigns right now Nixon said Hooks views expressed Are balanced in each party to bring in an article in the los Angeles a Compromise to eliminate the sex times were a cogent and compel tremes of both sides and create a Man who has at least the gift of Nixon said he was concerned unifying his party and thereafter a the growing tendency of College the nation. Once you go to the administrators to place the Prim pleads site form of vote you get the Ary blame of Campus violence and More romantic the More eloquent disruption on the failure of gov and the More extreme politicians eminent to solve All our major plus their Hacks and to agents problems at Home and polarizing the nation rather than lines tile Maytanes and two new groups a a teen quartet and a teen mixed group similar to the Young americans. Even More of her time is spent at piano and desk As Jean spends Many hours locating and arranging the music for the Lour groups. Of course there Are additional hours spent in car and plane for regional meetings Gay tones appearances and regional chorus Competition. Then too Jean is a Busy wife Mother and homemaker for husband Becky members go quickly from part rehearsals to tile song dance numbers the audience so enjoys. Till Only requirements for membership Are a love of Harmony the ability to carry a tune and the willingness to devote time once a week toward perfection. Age is no Factor a current members Ages Range from 15 to 70. Young or old Many women find satisfaction in Sweet Adeline membership. A a there a a Little bit of show Biz in each of us a says Jean and maybe that a Why the members love to perform. Companionship with others who share a common interest is important too As apartment of state. The group arrived in new York monday sept. 7, went to Boston j mass., on sept. 13 and to Buffalo. I n. Y., on sept. 17 and were scheduled to leave there on monday sept. J 21, to go to Washington d. C. Where they will remain until sat j urday. They will Fly from there to Chicago and thence to it. Pleasant via Burlington. From it. Pleasant they will go to St. Louis. Mo., for plane connections to san Francisco where they will remain until Friday oct. 2. They will then Fly to Florida and will be at Titusville and Miami until their departure for Guatemala on oct. 7. Arrangements for their visit to it. Pleasant their Only Stop in the Midwest for observation and study is being made through the it. Pleasant chamber of Commerce. The participants Are Francisco or. Gary see announced today that Spurgeon a will open their new larger store at 127 North main Street on thursday. Sept. 24th. The new store will allow the addition of a Beauty Salon. Mens and boys Wear department a full service slice department for women and children in addition to expanding a die regular departments carried by the store. Spurgeon a opened their first store in it. Pleasant on april to 1924 and have been in continuous operation Here for the past 46 years. The it. Pleasant unit was the 16th store opened by or. I. F. Spurgeon Pioneer merchant who founded the Spurgeon company in the Small town of Afton Iowa in 1907. The company now operates 61 stores in four midwestern states and will open no. 62 next week at Cherokee. Iowa. Or. P. W. Hayes president of Spurgeon a will be in it. Pleasant on wednesday for a meeting of store managers from Iowa Illinois and Wisconsin. Several of the executive staff from the Home office Gary see in All areas. Or Hayes said a we Are Happy to be Able to bring to our Many customers and friends in this area a More Complete shopping service. We feel our new store will help to make it. Pleasant a still better town in in Chicago will also attend. Spur i which to other nearby Spurgeon s maintain buying offices in Coon stores Are located at Fairfield. Chicago and new York to service Ottumwa Centerville Washington customers with the latest fashions and it. Madison. Well As the satisfaction of Success Allan daughters Lynn and i fill group Effort. There a also tile sox the dog numerous thrill of entertaining others and Erick Fernando von Ahn Rodas Oats and a Large and lowly country i simply the magic of music a de Luis Felipe Flores Giron Marco tame Del still finds Terne to be Light for its audience music is own Antonio Monroy Romero Eliseo actively concerned in other areas More exciting for the performer such As Church school and Community affairs and her Energy and two big Banks Cut prime rate enthusiasm never seem to waver. To no i a Vetr up a two b g t pm Yoi a hulks forced a major Osorio Rodriquez. They will be i breach toe by in the Wall of resist accompanied by a . State de now the Sweet Adeline chorus apartment escort nears its tenth birthday. Its been Nando Aleman. Interpreter Fer a grand time for chorus and Cli bringing it together. It is that fundamental erosion of the .a. That horrified me. If states Are abolished As Vot Mug units to becomes absolutely dominant. Cam i recognize that Many deeply concerned faculties and students disagree on governmental positions on the National state and local level but while government can and must carry out its Restom Sibili Paden strategy changes from Deli-1 ties in connection with policies Cater assembling a winning cola which May be unpopular on College tion of states and becomes a Media and University campuses a Nixon Effort to capture the largest share said., a there can be no substitute of the a vote instead of i for the acceptance of responsible courting regional party leaders by try for order and discipline on Cam Compromise candidates will rely on uses by College administrators and Media masters. The heaviest faculty swat will go to the candidate who he added a those who cannot Aero ides the most Money to buy the acpt the Rule of reason those who Best time and most a creative to resort to the Rule of Force have no i place on a College Campus. If White were to formulate the questions to he put to the Public by the messes. Gallup and Harris All plan is the abysmal ignorance it is extremely doubtful that �?o80 of the Federal principle established per cent of the voters would be i by the founding fathers for the Bayh amendment. Bayhl a distributed by King features greatest ally in promoting his cure Syndicate pick jury in rude trial a jury was picked for the trial of Kenneth e. Rude it. Pleasant charged with breaking and entering of the diner monday morning and was to Start hearing testimony. Members of the jury Are Melvin Trueblood Sylvia Tolander Winifred Meugniot Ann deringer Elgin Pankoke Mary Bennett Ruth hey de Freda Aldrich Mary june Matheny Charles Harris Faye hear Tai la and Lucille Van soc. Marie Mendenhall was named alternate. Energy and enthusiasm Are key Rector As Well As for its fortunate words in the history of the local audience. Leafing through the Sweet Adeline group. During the scrapbook of memories of Hawaii late 1950 a Jean and three others vaudeville checker Berry la Darlene Taylor Jean Riepe and and All its obvious that the Appeal Margaret layer commuted weekly is great for performers and Aud to it. Madison to sing with the s. Hence alike. A. Chapter there. Then in 1959, the the 1970 show will be a compos four became the pleasant Aires Ite of the Many successes of the quartet and with Jerri King or past ten years. The audience will Gand Zed the local chorus called the As always enjoy a Fine per Fonn Barber Sharps. Until 1960, the once the result of the Loving la quartet still commuted As members Bors of the Sweet Ade toes and of both it. Madison and it. Pleas their devoted director. Lunar probe bringing bark Rock samples new Leader for cambodian task Force phenom penh up a prime minister Lon nol flew North today in a borrowed . Helicopter to take a close up look and to Brief Field commanders on the largest cambodian military operations of the War which has been bogged Down for a week. At the same time the cambodian Leigh command announced the rapport in Cly rent other new York Point men of Brig. Gen. Phan Moe Bankers into Hasty conferences and sparked a rash of similar cuts a round the country. Ance to a Cut in the commercial Bank pome interest rate that has bef1�?T�?T under pressure since late in August. Morgan guaranty Trust co. Led the Quot new York Banks with a half pout Cut to 7m� percent followed by chemical Bank new York Trust co. The two Banks fifth and do the largest in the Nat Ion res As named semifinalist for Merit scholarship Gregory k. Hoed of the new London Community High school was named a semifinalist in the 1970-71 National Merit scholarship Competition. He is one of 14,750 semifinalists who will compete for about 3,000 Merit scholarships. They were the highest scores in their states on the qualifying test and must Advance to finalist standing to be considered for the Merit scholarships to be awarded in the Spring. Ling to replace Brig. Gen. Neak Sam who had commanded the 4,000-Man cambodian task Force since it moved out of Skourn two while the prime rate cuts will we eks ago make Loans obtained by big business Sam was said 0ffica>ally to be suf borrowers a bit cheaper the in Ferin from malaria. But military Teit est rates being paid by the Man sol ices it was obvious nol on the Street for automobile and personal Loans Arentt Likely to go Down at least not As a direct result of the prime rate cuts. Moscow up a the soviet unions Luna 16 unmanned lunar probe lifted off from the Moons surface today after scooping lunar soil and is on its return to Earth the official news Agency Tass reported. Tass said a an electric Drill of the Luna 16 station took samples of lunar Rock that were later placed in a Container and hermetic de. A the soviet space rocket return school bus Drivers in Quot from the Moon to the Earth carried samples of the Moon Rock a i of Dodge ii strike it said. The soft Landing at 8 18 . Fort Dodge up a bus sunday marked a soviet comeback Drivers for the fort Dodge com from the failure of Luna 15, which Unity school District went on Western space experts said crashed strike today Over a salary dispute on the Moon in july 1969, while with the school Board leaving some racing Neil a. Armstrong a Apollo 2,100 Public school students without la Mission to the surface. J busing facilities. Luna 16 also was the first soviet wanted to get the stalled operation moving again. Too cambodian reinforcements also headed North in an Effort to break tile week Long communist entrapment of 4,000 government troops near Tang Kauk. At the same urn a new communist offensive was reported under Way in the South. Reports theft Jean Shook spacecraft to touch Down in the lunar landscape since Luna 13 in december 1966. The official Tass news Agency said lunar a Earth controllers coaxed the Craft Down gently by Remote control of its braking engines the strike started when the 40 non Union Drivers reported to the bus barn today and found the salary dispute was not listed on the Agenda for tonight a school Board meeting. Earl Serge superintendent of two which set the Silver Sputa lie Down schools asked parents to take their in stages like a Jack in reverse. I children to schools in curs. Judy Burden it. Pleasant reported to police monday that a tool Box drills taps and Dies had been taken from the basement of her Home sometime Iii the lust weeks. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon those with sense enough to give advice to one usually have sense enough to give out none
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