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shei in L. A. children. the the bed she guests Harrison Also Asks Tighter Enforcement of Anti- Trust Laws for 29 hours before her father the ransom. She was released unharmed, unharmed, and later most of the ransom money was recovered. Frequently she expressed sympathy sympathy for the leader of the kidnap kidnap gang. She visited him as well as his brother, George, who is serving a life sentence in the stale penitentiary here for the crime BERTH 1 TUX 10 m OFF price fixing except' for them several managed as her floor, chairman 1 There comm ittee. limitation c second authorities. into of two of orders when i' price cutting." "The Wharton into that the but that man," and Mrs son. Billy's," jumping the scram- was a of a said the room look and said before, nor of Wharton's WASHINGTON, April 26--(AP) --Amendments to the NRA exten-j (Continued from Page 1) sion bill to tighten enforcement! live of the anti-trust laws; and it rates to vary with the tax- c.pacit the recipients ' bec!llcsts Q1 ., g,ft s during -'a "single resources industries were intro-jy C a l - -- O ue million dollars' or more duced in the senate today by Chairman Harrison of the finance --if the existing income tax rates are applied, the total tax would Harrison also proposed a sharp limitation on the power of code uthorities. His amendments to the bill he previously introduced would give the federal trade commission authority authority to issue "cease and desist" orders when it found "destructive ·ice cutting." Harrison said later he \vouk take up with President Rooseyel' ibis week-end a demand raised in his committee today by Senator Senator Clark (D-Mo) that the present present recovery law be extended until the supreme court decides its constitutionality constitutionality and the writing of a new law be postponed until next session. approximate 60 percent. "4--To nrevcnt the nci of 4--To prevent the necessity for ,iasty liquidation of large properties properties in order to pay the tax, might be provided that inheritance taxes be payable in a convenient number of installments. "5--The preliminary estimate that such a tax would yield in approximately $300,000,000 a n might range upward to $600,000,000 $600,000,000 annually. Our present estate tax is estimated to vield some §190,000,000 in 1936. It may be observed that, from estate and inheritance taxes, England, with a population of approximately one- third that of the United States, a smaller percapita wealth and SPNIt NI'GEE (Continued from page 1) income, collected more than $400,000,000 $400,000,000 in death duties in the year ended March 31, 1935." Meanwhile, the Harrison plan for compromising the troublesome bonus issue ran into threatened difficulties today in the form of Republican drive for the Vinson bill to pay the bonus in full immediately. CAN. 26-- water Atha- today history Four and the Walter McGee's sentence has hung as heavily over me as over him. "Through punishing a guilty man, his victim will be made to suffer equally. He would even have this advantage: He would not have to think about his execution execution afterwards. In pleading for Walter McGee's life, I am pleading for my own peace of mind. "I do not forget the suffering this has brought in many ways to many other people. Walter McGee's McGee's death will not erase nor ease the suffering. Rather, I believe the mercy shown him, and the feeling of warmth and hope tha any act of mercy brings, will serve as a balm to us all." Drives From Kansas City feated in the house by a narrow margin. Senator McNary, minority leader, leader, issued a call for a party conference tomorrow to discuss the c- . -ID i i - - , , i;v,iv,rri ne shouted Senate Republicans were lining DUTCH SCHULTZ' FATE IN HANDS OF SYRACUSE, N. Y., April 26 -(UP)--The income tax evasion case of Arthur (Dutch Schultz) Flegenheimer was given to a federal court jury today. The erstwhile Bronx beer baron and policy slip racketeer After a short wait in the office | on trial two weeks was SOON -- controversial the house it attacks rules ACTOR FATHER of Col. Allen Thompson, Governor Park's private secretary, Miss McElroy, McElroy, chic in a blue ensemble, and her father entered the governor's office at 11:30 a. m. The McElroys drove here from Kansas City this morning. Two Kansas City police officers accompanied accompanied them on the 140-mile trip. McGee, under death watch at the Jackson county jail in Kansas City, has manifested little interest in appeal efforts. Repeatedly he has declared that intercession by his victim or her father "is my only hope." It was after the failure of the latest effort through the courts that Miss McElroy announced she would carry a plea to the gover- count indictment charging he evaded payment of $92,000 in on income for the years 1929, and 1931. Schultz did not testify but admitted, through witnesses, tha he did not pay the levies his attorneys advised him his income was obtained through illici channels and thus was untaxable (UP) to become today. His the actor married year after Kathryn in the light for nor. McGee was denied a rehear- - , ing yesterday by the slate su- -° a .. preme court. VICTIM IS UNTRUTHFUL SO 'WIPERS' ST. LOUIS, April 26--(AP)-Charges 26--(AP)-Charges of attempting kidnaping for ransom were nol-prossed Herman Tipton, Kelley iFiorilo and Romie Crets, all One of McGee's other chances to be spared from the gallows also was in the hands of a woman. Despite Despite Miss McElroy's appeal, Miss LiUie Knight, one of the condemned condemned man's attorneys, said she would carry the fight to the supreme court of the United States. Prisoner 29 Hours Miss McElroy was kidnaped from the bathroom of her home May 27, 1933, and held prisoner in the" basement of a farmhouse ed by the state as gangsters. The circuit attorney's office declared the action was taken because Mike Accardi, the alleged victim, had proved an untruthful untruthful witness. Witnesses at a trial last December, at which Tipton was qquitted of extortion, testified Accardi was a bootlegger. and the co-defendants had charge d with attempting to Accardi to pay Tipton $2,500,

Clipped from Jefferson City Post-Tribune26 Apr 1935, FriPage 2

Jefferson City Post-Tribune (Jefferson City, Missouri)26 Apr 1935, FriPage 2
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