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VO!,. IAX I, No. 227TUESDAY, SEPT. 28, 1943
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By Paul Mallon
(Distributed by King Feature* Syndicate, Inc., Reproduction In Full or In Part Strictly Prohibited.)
WASHINGTON — THU ARMY ANO NAVY JOI RN VU, which generally represents army viewpoint although It L» not government-owned, first presented to the public the suggestion that General Marshall, the chief of stall, might be boasted upstairs in charge of all the allied forces Other newspaper later were in ; ired by an off) sal source to Join in the specula^ tion, some attribu'ing the proposed change to British dissatisfaction with war department cooperation.
Congressmen who know the situation were not much impressed wrh this
To Send More Than 5 Million Overseas
British Take Air Fields
They’ll Do It Every Time - - -
Capture of Foggia Important To Allies
Allied Headquarters in North Africa — <INS> Capture of the important rail and air field center of Foggia, 80 miles northeast of Naples by the British 8th army wa.- announced today by General Dwight D Eisenhower.
On (lie road to Ftrggia, the town of Mel®, capital of the province of Basilicata, was taken by the 8th army.
Two towns on the Salerno front were taker; bv American forces
'Foggia was captured with con id-
I-I CAN'T MAlTL MEAD NOR TA L or TMIS - is THE TRAIN FOR PUNCTION JUNCTION A M OR PM ? DOES rr RUN MOLIDAVS ? WHATS THAT LITTLE MAR ii ^ Ibi FRONT HERE MEAN ?
is it a Local or an
DDT MESQUITE the Author ny on the viAR Timetable And THERE’S ALOT im november-Of BENT EARS ID GERMANy—WE’LL HIT PROVE IT-' / ) BERUN ON THANK'S-
- 1 1 giving QbV" By
\ And THEN-BANG"
Will He Necessary To Raise 12 ! Billion Dollars
Figure Told At Conference
explanation of the suggestion, because erable casualtles inflicted on the ene-Mar hail always has been popular with the British army leaders.
my,” the communique said.
The Americm 5th army pressing forward on Naples advanced and capot IGK UNIDENTIFIED gofern- j tured limited objectives, headquarter, ment off* isis later jolte d in the pro- . announced.
phe v ti tat Mar, nail might be placed; Foggy* was seized after a swill adat leat in charge o! the European van®* of more than 20 mile. rn one campaign, implying that he would day by force* ut .der command of Gen-handi. the launching of what the eral Sir Bernard L. Montgomery Russians call the second front 'a1- which swept into the city across the though we Hie now a readv on fronts loggia plain a.ter crossing the cyanin Italy, the South Pacific, and Alas- to river ka« 1
Til- of11 laity ii spired torb sci- Army Pounds
dom mentioned a successor, although unofficially, Lieutenant General Mc-Narney, deputy chief of staff. Lieu-
Washington, I) C. (INS) -Senator Walter F George, Geog ria democrat, chairman of the senate finance commit fee said today that enormous tax
Army Ground Forces Will Have Big Supply Bill
Many Offerings At Bond Auction;New Donations Listed
Enter War Bond
Club; Win Prizes State
Many additional donation# of mer-
Moscow, Russia 'INS- Red army
tenant General M Nail In charge of V* kf‘' i,OU!ifi •• Gerrr|in . .. chandise anc service to be sold at the
training, and Lieutenant General bastion of Dm* pi -,>♦ rev k 1 a., rom auction at McMillan park in Mt.
Some: v : OI orvlcec cl supply. Mw - <*•*««■ 'uourb ac/°“ *“* Pleasant niH Saturday
Dnieper river from the big steel city. ( WJdf Variety
250 miles up the . ______________ . , ‘ #t,_
An overcoat, sacks of feed, coal, furniture, permanent waves, plumbing service and dogs are included in the list of things to be sold. Bidders will buy in terms of bonds and will keep . the bonds.
j In addition to obtaining the mer
chandise. service livestock and many other offerings free, those attending will have opportunity to get one of the many free gifts which will be awarded during the day. No purchases will be needed in order to be ftUglfe to receive one of the free prizes.
Persons should plan on being present at the start of the auction ant* remaining until it is concluded. The wide variety of offerings should make the sale an attraction for everyone.
. v, „ . TWC, As previously announced the air de-
N< w York, New York -—'INS)— The *
British radio said today that crack tachment at low. Wesleyan led by
ird units are crossing the «“ detachment band will appear in
C. (INS)—The ex-
increases are inevitable if the govern- traordinary war department conferment Is to raise even part of the 12 ence of permanent industries, labor billion dollars in additional revenue' and newspaper leaders was told today
demanded by President Roosevelt, that the United Slates will have great-
••There is no way to get more money ly in access of 5,000,0000 men overseas except through the source from which by the end of next year. it i be ing taken now.'’ George said. | The statement was made at the con-“This me*ns that there must be clave by Colonel Lee A. Denson, jr., very steep increases in individual and who is acting director of the require-corporat* income taxes and a wide ments division of general headquar-broadening of the excise tax pay which ters.
• would give the litter somewhat the Colonel Denaon .saving that 'the I character of a selective .'ales tax.'’ biggest battles are still ahead,” assured G< orge estimated that the govern- the conference that the army ground ment w’ould be fortunate to get 8 bil- forces alone would expend 22 billion ' lion dollars more revenue to say noth- doilais for supplies in 1944 This in
part was the answer to many questions being raised by industrialists about how soon that billions of dollars worth of war contracts would dry up leaving their plants idle.
Colonel Denson assured the mem
bers of the conference that the supply program for the ground forces
alone this year totals approximately 21 billion dollars. For next year, he arid about 22 billion dollars will be ex-
; ing of the 12 billion dollars.
Comb Wooded Area For Iowa Killer
Guard To Assist Search
Not Too Late To Get In Contest
captured suburb just across the iejwY river froi Nazi-held Kiev river was similar,’, bombarded by Russian farces on the opposite bank of the Dnieper
(Soviet units already were on the west bank. 50 miles above Kiev according to the Nazi radio >
Still further north a red army spearhead knifed deep into White Russia tow ard the vital Vitebsk-Gomel railroad at the southern end of the long congii men Both the House and Ro,-mn front Russia* forces ham-
affairs committees meted at the German's tottering
bridgehead in the Caucasus after
TIII OFFIC IALLY INSPIRED press uteri*» suggested that an announcement would be made at tile presiders s press conference on Friday, but
the conference was called off M ii hall lias many friend* in Washington and powerful upport for retaining him in his pr» f-nt position He get; along exceptionally well with
Credit for $5—Mt. Pleasant Plumbing and Heating Lounge Choir in tapestry cover— R. K Crane 50 lb sack of flour—Paul O'Connor
To Win Award
Janesville, Iowa (INS* Two state Pended “plus any carry-over not pro-® guard companies and peace officers duted this veal ! today combed a wooded area four miles west at Janesville in the search for a mystery man suspected of the slaying of Glenn Wincheli, in Waver
ly, Iowa, Saturday, night.
It is not too late to enter the Merchant's War Bond Club, and get a t 26” Wood heater— Burket hardware * War Bond that will not cost you a
Wallpaper for one room, any pat- i cent. First prize, a $50.00 War Bond ,
fern ta stock Hail and Weir second prize. $25.00 War Bond-Third Highway patrolmen had reported,
Pre-war combination .syringe and prize, $12 50 in War Stamps Get 1 u a man ‘ * *)UI‘ ’ ( Meeting Will Be Held Here On
hot water bottle -H. T. Waugh I your friends to save sales slips for an automobile similar to that seen to
One ton Kentucky egg nut coal—I you. Get a sales slip from the stores Ve.a,^a5. f,°m a in*. th„
that are in the club. Save your votes Wincheli shooting and ..cd m o ----—-
wooded area w'est of Janesville and
j Newspaper publishers of southeast-Iowa ern Iowa are making reservation* nowr tor a dis'net luncheon and meeting to
Blue Blazes Coal Co.
Clothes Hamp* r—Gamble store --Send your entry blank to the News
12 btxos “Buy Bonds” stationary. Office,
one box each as bonus to first twelve WHAT TO DO
near the Shell Rock river. Colonel Arthur T Wallace.
like him, and most of them would not Uke to see him go.
# The only criticism heard of Marshall by anyone here ha., come from advocates of brilliant and fast military action who consider his war strategy to be methodical. Instead of at-tenpting amazing exploits, the whole American strategy in both the Atlantic and Pad!ic >o far has been to ***■lan gu
wresting the last nazi escape port on the Sea of Azov from the enemy
Russian Units Cross Dnieper
Dnieper rive; in front of the Ukraine steel center of Dniepropetrov: k
bi^e its time until it could accumulate superior numbers and forces and then do the expected more often than
the unexpected. German Troops
This ; * penally true of the course LanJ on Corfu
of the Mediterranean attack from TU- Lorton, England <INS>- (Axis Pro-nisia to Sicily to Italy, although the pHganfja,„oerman troops have land- all of which will be sold for bonds original Tunisian landing in the Ger- ^ island of Corfu in ere:
man rear could hardly be considered in the ionian Sea off the coasts of Temple Theater—20 tickets
this category. Greece and Albany, the nazi agency. Colonial Theater—20 tickets
a series of drills before the sale starts. This attraction alone should draw-many spectators. Immediately after the conclusion of the army review, the 1 sale will start.
Additions to the list of donations.
buyers-Fire Ward Set Fire King Franklin store
Crane and Son Wayne egg mash-
Sign the coupon and send or mall Sla:<‘ Suard olficer , ! ,t*M. *•»>>.' ^ heW tn Mt. Pleasant on Friday of
Bob to The Mt. Pleasant News office at ** authorized moblllnation of the I once. You get 1.000 FREE VOTES for state guard companies OI Waterloo and
Ben I promptness. .Cedar liapids to “*“* the pca<e of“-
j 2. Have your friers, relatives and cers anc* volunteers.
$5 service job—Leonard Ross Plumb- neighbors help you. 1 guardsmen
Deal with the merchants who are foi™ed a cordon about the area and
The kind of military tactics that are good arc those that are successful! whether they are methodical or dashing.
APPOINTMENT of a top over-all man to coordinate the activities in both the Atlantic and the Pacific so that blows may be timed properly would seem to be a good idea. The time has come when some of the fleet can be released from the Mediterran-
DNB asserted tod.»y. I Shannon Cleaners—$5 in div clean-
The landing said DNB was carried ing out after the troops of Italian' Pre- Thermos Jug - Rukgaber Hardware
mier Marshal Pietro Badoglio gams- Lamp— Electr.cal Store
oning the island rejected an ultima turn.
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$5 b.ll—MI. Pleasant Bowling Alley i sponsoring this contest, and whose ad- began to close in for a thoroug
|6—in ca Ii—L. V. Case vertising appears each Thursday on search. ,
One bag egg mash—Long's Produce I the special Bond Club Page. Each Wincheli w it sam on a aver J
One lever grease gun—T. H. Har- j penny spent will credit you with ONE -^Ueet Saturday night by two s otgun
VOTE. The merchants Sales Slip or blasts.
Special Coupon will be all that is nee-
e aly FINED $100 ON CHARGE
4 Accumulate your votes not often-
er than once a week; place them in an OF RECKLESS DRIVING
envelope, put your name and address -
on the outside of envelope TOG ETH- Burlington, Iowa — Wade Mc-
lever grease gun— ney
$10 permanent—Model Beauty $10 Cold wave—Colonial Beauty $10 Cold Wave— Katherine's Beauty $10—Permanent—Vogue Beauty $10—Cold Wave—Coed Beauty
this week The luncheon will be at. the Yellow- Lantern and the business meeting at the Brazelton.
K C. Crabb, Grinnell, pres dent, an i H. V Ellis. Marengo, director, will be in chaige of the business se sion. W K Rogers of the News, a past prescient of the sta'e a'sociattan, will be the host.
Prof. Earl English of the University of Iowa journalism department. Geo Seigle of Cedar Rapids and I C. Kar-tack of the cental off ce in Des Moines are among those expe ted to be present to assist with *he progiam
$15—Cold Wave—Vanity Beauty m*. u* — — - — **!«»■****&rwi FT
Year’s subscription — Mt. Pleasant ER WITH THE NUMBER OF VOTES Bf rh. 49, Mlcunt P.e; was f Q \fO L D
News ENCLOSED, and bring or send them fined $100 in police court Saturday on #
One clued ham—W. K. Rogers j to The Mt. Pleasant News office. a reckless driving charge. I IO IC I OllltS
Pair $5 shoes—Lamm's Shoe store | Your count will be checked and credit Arrested by police at Central and _
Female Cocker Spaniel pup -O. T. given you for coirect amount. W'-hmgton early Wednesday. McBeth w ,shlnBton DC UNS) The office of
Wilson agency 5 THE PERSON ACCUMULATING previously was charged with driving tce admlnlsttat'10„ today boosted th*
Henry THE MOST VOTES IN THIS MAN- while intoxicated. The lesser charge creamery butter to six-
Male Cocker Spaniel pup Cc linty Mutual Overcoat- John A. Lauger
INNER DISCIPLINE’ IS
TOPIC AT CHAPEL
Wheeler Pleads To Defer Fathers
SENTENCED ON JAIL
NER BY NOV. 6th, 1943 (Saturday) Was filed by County Attorney Blythe AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS WILL conn who recommended dismissal RECEIVE A FIFTY DOLLAR WAR the drunken driving count.
6. OLD ACCOUNTS: On an ac-'
count SIXTY DAYS OR MORE PAST DUE, if payment is made ON ACCOUNT. votes will be double. But if the account is paid in FULL
• Inner Discipline'' was the title of Washington, D the address given by President Stan- ator Burton K Wheeler, Montana ean and the diminution of submarine ley B. Niles in the college chapel this democrat, opened senate debate today
warfare in the Atlantic should per- morning. The central thefhe of his on his bill to defer drafting cf fat* ers
mil the concentration of additional speech evolved around his definition of by charging that the government b.i-
v esse Is for the Pacific offensive which ir.ner discipline—training the senses reaus and war industries sheltered
was promised as the primary announ- 0f your mind.. He compared the dis- many single-men slakers,
cement cl file W convene. cip.ine of out sczv.ce men ann ti*
as’’the** Ulle' ‘ as ^strategy has been de- T vocal group sang a hymn acorn- senate to defer fathers until a comte the title. bv Dr Rozsa at the coyote pie e invest.gat.on of Ute manpower
Generals McNair and McNarney are 0[ the organ. ^.tuation can be made.
both what might be called old army - . -
men, while General Somervell was out TELEGRAPH MERGER nruv ncit/iAwnc pap
of the army for some time part iou- DCrciVCC APPDHVAI DENY DtlVIANUiJ rUK
larlv while he was in WPA work in KELLIVCO ArrlxUVAL
New York, and is a friend of Harry — „ I RAIL WAGE INCREASE
Hopkins, the president’s r.ght hand Washington. D. C -GNS.- The
Federal Communications Commission -
"'ne choice of Somervell, would be announced approval today cf the mer-lnterpreted as an effort by Mr. R<»se- ger of the Western Union Telegraph
Burlington, Iowra (I NS Theodore
Smith, 36, of Burlington wras under, . . ...... ,......« ___
sentence today to a year rn Ft. Mad.->TR1PLE “>« amount « ,he account nlgl1' Much hay and st™ a"d many
teen points a pound — the weekly al-
. lotment of points for one person — and
I raised eight standard perk cuts one
to two points over September values.
The four point increase in butter and
the rise in pork were the major
” ‘ . changes in the point costs for meats
The large barn on the 6 .■ *
and fats which go into effect next
then clarence Shy place burned Thursday
son penitentiary for escaping on September 2, from the De.-- Moines county jail, a prisoner assigned to the working gang, and was arrested last week in St. Joe, Mo. He pleaded guilty yesterday in Des Moines county district court to a jail break charge.
Western Union will acquire all th"
assets of Postal Telegraph subsid;ar-
ies In exchange it will assume the peI c a>
r . ... . . , _ of 32c ta basic daily rates, or 4c an
_ liability of the subs’dianes and issue
Washington, D. C. (INS)—The White House announced today that the railroad emergency board had denied de mands of 300,OOO railway employees for a wage increase of 30',, or $3.0G but recommended an increase
«r«o put his own man in charge Company and the Pasta! Teiegraph there, and would not be popular with c<^pany; congress where Hopkin’s friends do not have many friends, or at least a majority cf them right now. .
Hut in view of all the factors in- ““-—v hour
BUI, in View 308,124 shares of Class B stock !10m
volved, the course of events had in-
dicated much speculation has gone without par value.
awry, also that the president has not lire re ll i
made up his mind what to do when Mf. Union IVlCCtS
the unofficial announcements were Mt. Union — The South group of Hotel has overcome meat and poultry
made in the press, or last Friday the W. S. C. S. met Tuesday, S: p em- shortages by raising its own chickens.
when the official announcement w*as ber 28th at the home of Mrs. Carl Some 4.000 chickens a month aie f«t-
will be given in votes.
7. Save receipts on Produce sales-this counts -ame as purchases.
ar'ides were burned. The partly covered by insurance.
8. No employe of The Mt. Pleasant (
News, or his' family, is eligible to enter this contest. J
Copyright 1937—R H. Jackson, Os- , kaloosa. la.
Commissioned In Navy
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tcneri in former riding stables.
1,000 FREE VOTES
If Your Entry Blank Is Received by The Mt. Pleasant
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1943
CANNED GOODS Washington. D C — Sharp point-value increases, ranging from 8 to ll points each, were announced Monday for six types of canned fruits.
Tile increases are included in the new table of processed food point values issued by the ffire of price administration (OPA) to take effer nex' Sunday.
; Point reduction., were ordered, howler, for the two mist popular tvpes of canned corn and for green or wax beans.
J In addition, dried peas and lentils . were made ration-free, upon re ccm-Emendation ot the war food adminiS-trat:on. The new crop cf these items tis he greatest on lecord, WFA reported,
i 'Not^. Official charts are published | elsewhere in this issue '
FRAZER FARM SOLD TO KENNETH BOOTEN
-Watch for the Bond Club Page In Thursday’s News Get Into This Easy Contest!!
WUU' Ebner has been commission- Announcement is made of the sale ed an Ensign of the line in the U. S. of the Frazer estate farm near Big
na v H° enlisted in the U S. navy cedar, eight miles southwest of Mt
Jeu 3. 1938, and most of the time pleasant to Kenneth Booten Booten ince enli stment has been spent con- wh0 ha ; been residing on a farm east
t:nuo sly at sea. At present is serv- 0f Glasgow in Jefferson countv, will
in" on the staff of a carrier division, naive to the Frazer farm.