WC Botkin - Daily Plainsman - Huron SD - 17 Aug 1933 p1
to kidnap- in -.-j of through of highway the of for the Motor NRA Exemptions Sought In S, Botkin Outlines Plan Aiming Aid Stricken Merchants Northwest ; SIOUX FALLS' Aug. gestiohs that SouthvDakotans 'be given some exemptions under President. Roosevelt's Roosevelt's re-employment ;Â· agreement were discussed here last nighte-at .a meeting of retail merchai.'is of-the Sioux Falls trade territory. W. C. Botkin, Huron, secretary of the South Dakota Retail Merchants association, association, presided at the session,;.which was attended by approximately JM persons. Similar meatings already have been, held at Wateriown and Madison. Tonight merchants of the Yankton territory will meet. Botkin outlined the plan which it is proposed to follow in an effort to obtain obtain concessions for the northwest where adverse business cnditions are said to have resulted from crop . failures.', Miss Mary A. Miller,: secretary of the Manufacturers Manufacturers ansi Employers association of South Dakota, was present and answered questions relative to code provisions. Group meetings will be concluded at Aberdeen, Aug. 29, and the association will then endeavor to' draft exemption recommendations to be taken, to Minneapolis Minneapolis where they will be incorporated in a general plan for the northwest Mr. Botkin said he believed the government government will then make some concessions. concessions.