Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on September 28, 1933 · Page 7
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'BUT BXTTKI Of AMIS" AMES DAILY T1IBUWB Tt*!§, AMIi IOWA, THDMDAY, 8ZPT1MBEI 28, 1933. PAOBFtTB Shipping Board Uncovers Trail of Big Spending WASHINGTON. (f.P) — Senate investigators of Hoover administration ocean mail contracts and merchant ship construction loans sought Wednesday to determine •why a single steamship operator spent hundreds of thousands of dollars while seeking and obtaining funds from the United Slates treasury. •Henry Herbennan, president o! the Export Steamship corporation and the Steers Terminal corpora Lion, sharply deniW Tuesday that he had paid a $510 tailor bill for T V. O'Connor, United States shipping board chairman under two republican presidents. Chairman Black of the senate committee told questioners O'Connor probably would be summoned to testify before the hearing adjourned. J. Calllendo, New York tailor, to whose shop Herbennan testified he had been directed by O'Connor, may also be askgd to testify. So' far the democratic inquiry to determine whether political Influence or any other consideration figured in letting mail contracts or extending Joans has not progressed beyond the stage of insinuation. Inquiry by senate investigators extended to the Roosevelt line headed by Kermit Roosevelt, son of the late President Theodore Roosevelt, and controlled by the International Mercantile Marine, but Chairman Black refused to Indicate whether the Roosevelt line's contracts, would be brought up in the committee bearing . Black read into- the record a statement that the export steamship corporation was organized in 1019 with fl.OOO paid-in capital r.Jd $4,000 goodwill. Herberman testified he bought it a year later for 165,000 or $75,000 because the company had a franchise to operate ships for the government. From the steamship corporation and the Steers Terminal corpora tion, which he also owned, it was testified that from 1926 to 1932 he received 11,205,000 of which $556. 007 was in salary and dividends. The remainder was charged to vouchers for expenses, accounts receivable and undistributed accounts. Black demanded to know where this sum went, asking specifically where Herberman spent 53.000 here in one week . "That was my entertainment i and trying to get good will," the steamship operator answered. "Well, your application for a ship construction loan waa pending more than a year and the construction committee twice refused to approve it," Black said. "You got that thru, didn't you?" "Yes. and a tough job," said Herberman, "Cost ..you a lot of money, eh?* 1 • "No. no," Herbernaan exclaimed. "I never spent money that way," i A* -Art rit rwp* % . f LAFAYETTE Twp. Sept. 2«— Mr. and Mrs. Will ferry of Ames were guests Sunday at the Jordan home. Lawerence and Pete Wirth went Jewelry Auction! Smith Bankrupt Stock Now On! PAJAMA Here we illustrate one of two new pajamas of French lisle by Kayser The fluffy neckline is most flattering, and the knit cuff bottom adds to the charm as well as comfort. Niglit Wear—and Floor TILDEN'S Dependable Since 1869 to Iowa City Mvnday were entered the hospital for treatRNBt. He is afflicted with diabetes. L*w- erence returned home Monday evening. A dance was enjoyed on the bowery Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs.- Paul Keller have returned home from a trip to the Black Hills, and are staying at the parental Will Keller home. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Murken and daughter visited Wednesday evening with Mr. and Mr». John Wirth jr. Miss Mildred Hildman of Wes- ley is spending a few weeks with her grandfather. Fred Wirtb. W. J. Kennedy and Mr. and Mrs. Giles Swan spent Sunday at the John McCoy home. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Baldus and baby visited Sunday at the parental Carl Baldus home. Mr. Mud Mn. Will Morris and Phyllis of Des Moines and Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Baldug of J«w«ll. were dlnm-v guests recently at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Swau. Carl gwitzer who has been critically ill for two w«eks it some what Improved, Mrs. Anna Eisner and con R. F. Elantr, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Eisner and baby were dinner guests Sunday at the home of their sister, Mrs. Marth. Uthe and family. Mr. and Mrs. John Uthe and family of n«ar Napier visited gun- day at the Antone tithe home. A large crow* fath«r«4 at the Will Keller home Fri4ay light for a charivari in honor of Mr. a*d Mrs. Paul Keller wh« Just returned from a weeks honeymoon sj>ent in the Black Hills. Louie Wllltenuoa It working at the John Wirth hone. PC/*? 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