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January 23, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 23 1936 THREE HOW BONUS WILL BE SPENT SHOWN Virtually Every Business to React to Tinkle of Fresh Coins. WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. (UP)-The American Legion today presented its picture of where the veteran's bonus dollar will go--a picture showing that virtually every phase of business and industry will react to the tinkle of fresh coins in the cash register. The picture was based on a questionnaire answered by some 42',000 ex-service men and was predicated on full cash payment of the bonus. The baby bond feature of the present bill will reduce expenditures by about $500,000,000 or 14 per cent, the Legion estimated. This sum should be deducted from each of the totals presented, the Legion said. Entire Cost $2,287,000,000. If all the certificates were cashed, the veterans organization believed, veterans would receive $1,988,391,182 or about $565.17 apiece. Congressional sources have estimated the entire bonus cost to the government at around $2,237,000,000. Here's how the veterans say they will spend their money: To pay old btllK luid debts..$623,619,7U3 On ll.mir, «43,14S,OdO ClollUmr 13!l,8!K,00t Automobiles and accessories. 128,581,000 Form Implements 43,821.038 Investments 154,993,000 Insurance 67,239,000 Kllncation 17,83fi,000 Savlncs Accounts 88,884,000 .Miscellaneous 19,331,312 The average veteran, the Legion revealed, wi!! put a. bigger share of his money into paying off the butcher, the baiter, the physician and the dentist than any other single item. Next he will put a large share of Ms money into Ms home. Will Repair Homes. The Legion estimated that 677,728 veterans would spend about 5196 apiece in repairing their homes. This would mean an expenditure of -5133,341,613 in home repairs or almost as much as was spent through the federal housing administration all last year. Those without homes--in many instances--will buy them. The Legion figured that 239,568 veterans would buy homes, making first payments, at least in part, with honus money. Some 115,000 will buy lots and 153,724 farms, the estimates showed. Forecast Miner. Boom. The veterans group forecast a minor building boom should result Way to Hold False Teeth in Place Do false teeth annoy you by dropping or slipping? Just sprinkle a little Fasteeth on your plates. This new fine powder ho'ds jTceth firm and comfortable., No. gummy, ' pasty taste or teeling. Sweetens breath. Get Fasteeth from your.efnisfflst. Three sizes. Dottie Played Her Cards Weil Two Old Time Flags Found at Creston Mitchell Enters Race for Attorney General Iowa's House Speaker Seeks Democratic Nomination. FORT DODGE, Jan. 23. UP--John H. Mitchell of Fort Dodge, speaker of the house of representatives in the forty-sixth general assembly, today announced his candidacy for the democratic nomination foi attorney general of Iowa. Elected state representative from Webster county in December, 1932. Mr. Mitchell served in the regular and special sessions of the forty- fifth general assembly. He was reelected two years ago and was named speaker of the house in the last legislature. Mi Mitchell was chairman of the emergency legislation committee that drew up the lotva mortgage moratorium act and was a leader in the fight for revision of the Iowa liquor control bill. He was a member of the committee that investigated irregularities in state gasoline tax refunds and was the administra-*· tlon's floor leader in both sessions of the forty-fifth general assembly. Mr. Mitchell was admitted to the. JOHN H. MITCHEIA bar in 1923 and for several years was associated with the law firm of Lovrein and Lovrein in Humboldt. Since 1SI27 he has been a partner with his father, M. J. Mitchell, in the law firm of Mitchell and Mitchell in Fort Dodge. A World war veteran, Mr. Mitchell has been active in the American Legion, serving as post commander in Humboldt and also as eighth district commander. He is married and has two daughters. Increased Allotments Jacobsen's Goal for Rock Island Arsenal WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. UP)-Representative B. M. Jacobsen ot Clinton, Iowa, today saitl an attempt would be made to have the house army appropriations subcommittee increase allotments for the Rock Island arsenal. Jacobsen said he and Representative Chester Thompson of Rock Island, 111., hail made arrangements to appear before the subcommittee to urge an increase above the president's budget. Thompson said any increase in the appropriation for the ordnance department of the army would undoubtedly mean more funds for Rock Island. He said lie believed the budget provisions would mean allotment of sufficient funds to keep manufacturing processes at the ar- senal going at the present rate of employment. Both congressmen said they were interested also in obtp'iing funds for additional buildings at the arsenal. Bobsled I'artles Popular. PORT CLINTON. Ohio. (UP)-The young people of the Port Clinton countryside havo turned "old* fashioned" for the winter season. Bobsled and skating parties are the vogue. Beware Coughs from common colds That Hang On No matter how many medicines you have tried for your cough, chest cold or bronchial irritation, you can get relief now with Creomulsion. Serious trouble may be brewing and you cannot afford to take a chance with anything less than Creomul- sion, which goes right to the seat of the trouble to aid nature to soothe and heal the Inflamed membranes as the germ-laden phlegm Is loosened and expelled. Even if other remedies have Jailed, don't be discouraged, your druggist is authorized to guarantee Creomulsion and to refund your money if you are not satisfied with results from the very first bottle. Get Creomulsion light now. (Adv.) While "cleaning up his basement" recently, Frank Hartman of Creston, right, and Eldon Smcltzor, left, found these two old United States flags. The larger flag has 30 stars. Its unusualness is found in the fact the block containing the stars extends across the entire width of the flag and there arc but five stripes. It is believed to have been used between J848 and 1850. The smaller flag is regulation in makeup, but contains only 36 stars, and was probably used from 1864 to 1867. (Iowa Daily Press photo) from the payment, with 592,451,003 in bonus money going into home building which the Legion believed would mean a total home construction program of .$641,056,000. Money spent inside homes will be equally important. Veterans indicated that the things they would buy most of were furniture, rugs and carpets, electric and gas refrigerators, furnaces and radios. Some $8,761,000 should be spent on radio alone, the estimate showed. New Hats for Wives. More than a million wives of veterans are going to get new hats and dresses, if there is any bonus money ftft over after paying the bills, the poll showed. For every dollar that veterans spend on their own clothing they will spend 51.71 for their wife and children: That accounts for an expenditure of $88,342,000. Comparatively small amounts are destined for education, insurance and savings. Only 440,891 veterans, the poll indicated, will spend money n insurance, 115,231 on education and 361,670 will put Borne money into the bank. Has Novel Ash Tray. LUVERNE, Jan. 23. (UP)--The American Legion post at Algona has a novel ash tray. Irvin Chapman of Luveme made the tray out of an old "75" shell, and decorated it with foreign money, crosses, pieces of shrapnel and insignia buttons, all gathered from French battlefields. Dottie Steele, an attrac- · five widow, who lived nearby, had designs on Selwyn Marsh. It was evinced in her every action. Even Marsh himself was aware of it. He had no desire to marry her. But Mrs. Steele had every reason to believe she had played her cards well. The outcome will surprise every reader of W I T H A L L M Y H E A R T by Sara Christy BEGINNING JAN. 29 IN THE GLOBE-GAZETTE LITTLE MISS MUFFET SITSONATUFFET... AND SAYS "I WANT NO WHIY1" I'VE GOT MY TUMS IF SOUR STOMACH COMES . . .1 I'll EAT MY FILL, TODAY I" "YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN" SO.. .CARRY...TUMS PEOPLE everywhere are surprising their * friends by eating foods they have long avoided fey carrying a roll of Turns right in their pockeL Millions have learned this quick, safe way to eliminate heartburn, sour stomach, gas, add indigestion in this pleasant way. TUMS represent a real scientific advancement. They contain no harsh alkalies. Instead a remarkable antacid that never does more than neutralize stomach acid. No danger of over-alkalizing the stomach or blcotT.. The custom of carrying a roll of TUMS in your pocket will save many a day for you. They're so economical--only AOc 8 roll--ask any druggist. ELECTRIFICATION INTEREST SHOWN Survey Reveals 92 Per Cent of Farmers Interested in Subscribing. AMES, Jan. 23.--A definite interest in Iowa in rural electrification and a desire for electrical appliances that can be used on the farm other than lights is indicated in a survey recently completed in 11 counties in the state. The .results of this preliminary survey were presented, in an address by Prof. Frank D. Paine, rural electrification engineer of the agricultural extension service of Iowa State college, before the annual convention of the Iowa Implement dealers association at Des Moines. 93 Per Cent Willing. Of the 1,221 farmers contacted in the 11 counties--799 of them owners and 422 tenants--more than 92 per cent asserted a willingness to subscribe to the rural electrification program. "This sample shows," said Professor Paine, "that the Iowa farmer feels that he not only wants electricity for his personal comfort but could use it to economic advantage in the business of farming." About 40 per cent Of the farmers stated that they considered $4 a fair monthly fee for electric service. Thirty-one per cent are willing to pay $5 per month and 11 per cent will pay $6. Only one man contacted is willing to pay no more than $1 a month and another values the service enough to volunteer to pay $10 a month. Everyone of the 1,200 farmers would use his electric service for lighting, and more than 900 would use electricity for washing machines, irons and radios. About half of the farmers expressed a desire to use electricity for refrigerators, vacuum cleaners and motor driven cream separators. Only 31 per cent would use electricity for their water supply system and a slightly smaller percentage desire to use elecricity for bread toasters. Small percentages want to use electricity for milking machines and for heating brooders. Only 89 farmers are interested in electric water beaters. Twenty-five per cent of the farmers wouid like to use electricity for power purposes such as grinding feed, elevating and cutting silage and filling silos. Paroled Thief Held as Confessed Killer Of Mary Stammer FRESNO. Cal., Jan. 23. /P)--A laroled motor car thief was held at an undisclosed jail today as the confessed slayer of Mary Louise Stammer, 15, daughter of Walter H. Stammer, wealthy Fresno attorney. Sheriff George J. Overholt said Elton Stone, 30. paroled from San Quentin in 1934, readily admitted shooting the girl last Nov. 24. Sheriff Overholt said Stone admitted he hilled the girl because he had vowed to "get" one of the Stammer family but would not disclose his motive. Seek Settlement in Strike of New York Elevator Operators NEW YORK, Jan. 23. CiB--Ef- forts were in progress today to settle a strike of elevator operators which forced thousands of office workers to take to the stairways in several New York skyscrapers. The walkout, centering in 90 buildings in the garment and fur districts along Fourteenth and Fifteenth streets and Sixth and Seventh avenues, took effect yesterday. IOWA MAN DEES OF ASPHYXIATION Body Is Found in His Room at Rear of Garage m Des Moines. DES MOINES, Jan. 23. #)--The body of Harry Bennett, 35, was found in his room in the rear of Hubbies garage here today. He apparently died of asphyxiation. Police theorized Bennett placed a kettle of meat on a gas plate to cook and then fell asleep on a cot. When his body was discovered, the water had boiled off the meat and the garage was filled with a suffocating smoke rising from crisp remains of the meat. 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