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March 17, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 17 1936 $30 TAX REFUND VETOED BY Fl Djckinson Bill to Set Aside Statute of Limitations Is Rejected. WASHINGTON, (/P)--President Roosevelt vetoed a bill allowing a $30 tax refund which was claimed after the statute of limitations on such a claim had expired. The refund would have been allowed to W. W. Cook of Pella, Iowa, in settlement of his claim due him on two brokers' special tax stamps. The bill was introduced by Senator Dickinson (R.-Iowa). "On several occasions," said the president in his veto message, Use it daily for bab/s skin "there have been submitted to me other bills which proposed to except certain taxpayers from the operations of the statute of limitations pertaining to the revenue laws by extending the time for the refunding of certain taxes to such taxpayers. On those occasions, I expressed my accord with the enacted policy of congress that it is sound to include in all revenue acts, statutes of limitations, by the operation of which, after a fixed period of time, it becomes impossible for the government to collect additional taxes or for the taxpayer to obtain a refund of an overpayment of taxes. "Again I must express rny belief that tfce field of special legislation should not be open to relieve special classes of taxpayers from the consequences of their failure to protect their claims for the refund of taxes within the period fixed by law." BACKSTAGE IN IOWA POLITICS By GEORGE MILLS Iowa Daily Press Bureau. Some candidates throw mud, start whispering campaigns about their fees. Others virtuously abstain from even mentioning competitors. For downright enthusiasm about his opponent in the primaries, however, Leslie O. Ross of Sidney set some sort of a record last week. In his announcement for secretary of state on the democratic ticket, Ross had this to say about Mrs. Miller, present occupant of the office: "The office of the secretary of state (under my administration) would be conducted with the same efficiency and breadth of vision which has characterized the regime of the present democratic incumbent.' Not that all is joy and thanksgiving in the attitude towards Mrs. Legislative Lounges Serve As Strikers' Beds Legislative lounges serve as beds for wives of WPA strikers in the state senate at Madison, VVis. WPA workvs on Wisconsin projects, dissatisfied with their wages, went on strike and "marched" on the state capital, taking their wives with them. Here the wives are trying to get a few winks of sleep. Miller. The third term Ross question, [or instance, is certain to be broached in the campaign. # # * O'CONNOR OUT? The boys on the inside, who have wen getting up early in the morning- to clock the state's political race lorses in practice runs, are expect- ng Ed O'Connor to come out this week with an announcement that he Affenfion! Mothers! Of course you want better teeth for every one in your family. All four rules of this new 4-D Plan are important, simple, and easy to follow. Our Vitamin D Bread, served every day, will help to meet requirements for Vitamin D in this plan. Furthermore, you will find this new loaf the best you have ever tasted. It toasts per- fectly, and can be cooked and baked without destroying the Vitamin D. Send for our booklet giving more details, more reasons, and some delicious recipes for serving Vitamin D Bread in a variety of .ways. Start your family on the 4-D Plan and let our Vitamin D Bread play its part. Always ask for it by name. "VITAMIN D" ... IS BETTER BREAD will not be a candidate for re-election as attorney general. Not that these same observers expect Speaker John Mitchell to coast into the democratic nomination for attorney general without opposition. They're looking for Matt Cooney of Dubuque, member of the state parole board, to take the field against the Fort Dodge entrant. * * !K EARLY BIRDS. Democratic county · conventions were supposed to have been held all over the state last Saturday. Mahaska county democracy got its dates mixed, held its convention the Saturday before. If it had been an election instead of just a convention, political writers no doubt by this time would have been comparing Mahaska with the state of Maine. The eastern state votes some days ahead of the rest of the country. * * * I GILLETTE RUMORS | Request for nomination papers for congress by Congressman Guy Gillette of Cherokee, ninth district legislator, quieted for a time reports that he would be a candidate for the democratic nomination for United States senator. Now senatorial talk Is filtering out of every democratic political chin again. One democratic wheel- horse, for instance, tells of being approached to circulate Gillette papers for senator. It is the-plan, he says f to get -the required number of names to file the -congressman's candidacy for the senate. Gillette recently said he would not voluntarily be a candidate for the democratic senatorial nomination against Herring, Utterback and Whiting. Whether or not he would be willing to be an "involuntary" candidate is the question buzzing in political circles here-. * * * BENSON TO RUN? Reports indicate that C. A. Benson, former state senator, is flirting with a candidacy for secretary of I agriculture on the republican ticket. The Clayton county farmer was beaten by Haugen for the congressional nomination in the fourth district in 1930 and for electon by Congressman Fred Biermann in 1934. Seth Silver of Cahtril is the only candidate for the agriculture nomination on the G. O. P. side of the fence. * * » TICKETS FILLING UP Hopes of some candidates that they might be nominated for state offices without opposition continue to dwindle as new hopefuls enter the lists. State Treasurer Leo Wegman hasn't anybody out against him so far, and John Mitchell more or less ' temporarily has nobody to contend with for the democratic nomination for attorney general. Except for a supreme court vacancy, for which no one has announced, every member of the administration party now has competition, including Kraschel whose foe for the democratic nomination for -governor is C. F. Lytle, participant in the Sioux City probe. Secretary of State Mrs. Miller, who was all alone in the field on both tickets at first, now not only has a democratic foe but also two republican ones. And a third G. O. P. aspirant, former Fire Marshal John Strohm, is said to be weighing the pros and cons of running for the nomination. Four Drivers Assessed Fines at Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS--Four auto drivers lost the first ticket from their driver's licenses here Sunday and Monday as the result of a visit from the state highway patrolman. E. A. Latch, charged with reckless driving, was assessed a $25 fine, Harold E. Clark, Radcliffe, and Jens Varland, Radcliffe, and Lyle Moler, Marshalltown, were each charged with failure to observe stop signs and assessed 55 fines. Justice Frank Patton presided at the hearings. Starting New Well. DECORAH--The new city well will start operating this week. A new pump has been installed and everything is ready for water to be pumped into the two reservoirs, and from there into the mains. The well was dug two years ago on land purchased from pat Ronan by the old council. CHARLES CITY NEWS 25 Year Conservation Plan Discussed; Club Officers. Are Chosen CHARLES CITY--Miss Sopha Magdsick explained the 25 year conservation plan outlined for Iowa by the Iowa conservation board at the meeting of the St. Charles' Women's club held Monday evening at the Kellogg tea room. Her presentation was obtained from the survey published in book form following two years of investigation by the conservation board and Iowa fish and game commission. A general discussion followed after which officers for next year were elected as follows: President, Miss Augusta Clemens; vice president, Mrs. W. H. Heineman; secretary. Miss Leona Smiley: treasurer. Miss Emma Korinke. Mrs. W. H. Heineman, hostess, presided at the table when tea and cookies were served. Mitchell-Floyd C.T.A. Joint Work Continued CHARLES CITY--At a meeting of members of the Mitchell-Floyd cow testing association held in the Farm Bureau office, plans were made for continuing the association on the same basis at least until fall. It was found that it would not be possible to sign up enough new members at this time to make two complete associations. However, a number of dairymen have indicated their desire to begin testing in the fall. An effort will be made to sign up enough new men in each county to have two separate associations by Oct. 1. Plans were made for holding the annual picnic sometime during the forepart of June :it a point near Orchard. Leonard Gauger, Rockford, president of the association, presided at the meeting. Walter Hanna was hired as tester. Claud Butler in the Cedar Valley hospital. V. D. Buckman, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Buckman, who has been employed in Cedar Rapids as assistant manager of the western freight division of the North Wcst- ' ern railroad, has been transferred to Casper, Wyo.. where he was advanced to chief clerk in the division office at an increase in salary. Mrs. E. T. Staebler and son have been taken from the Cedar Valley hospital to their home. The diphtheria immunization project planned to be held in the schools during February which was postponed on account of the bad weather is being carried out this week. Two more candidates have filed for the June primaries. Weston Jones announced his candidacy for the office of county attorney and Dick Cummings is the democratic candidate for the office of supervisor in district number one. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Dayton of Newton were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Dodge enroutc to Rochester, Minn., where Mr. Dayton will have a major operation. Principal Harry Clark spoke on "A Liberal Education" Monday evening at the regular meeting of the Lincoln P. T. A. The kindergarten children presented a program of songs and readings. The high school P. T. A. meeting will be held Thursday evening. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY--Mrs. Paul Lindemeyer will review the play, "The Dark Tower" by Alexander Woolcott and George Kaufman at the meeting of the A. A. U. W. Tuesday night, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Becker arc parents of a daughter born at their home in the country. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Talle Gives Address. . CHARLES CITY--The Rotary club meeting Monday noon was featured by an address by Profcsor Talle of Luther college, Decorah. who was introduced by L. H. Henry, chairman of the meeting. Guests ot Mr. Henry were R. W. Zastrow, Guy Martin and Representative Roy Sours. Mr. Talle, who has been mentioned as a possible candidate for representatives from this district, did not discus politics. Stover Again Head of Shippers at Sheffield SHEFFIELD--The annual meeting of the Sheffield Shipping association was held Saturday in the Memorial hall. The old officers were rc-clcctcd for the coming year. They arc: Fred Stover, Jr., president: W. A. Bokemcicr, secretary; directors. Carl Boehlje, Dick Koester, James Hawke, Jr. Osage Woman Has 3rd Caesarian Operation OSAGE--An Osage woman underwent her third Caesarian operation here at the Nissen hospital, , her third since 1932. Mrs. Elmer t Kctelson, small, young wife of a Burr Oak farmer, gave birth to her i second son. The Ketelsons have four children, two boys and two girls. ' Gall Stone Colic j rccog- Try taktnE Prescription NO, G«, - r.lzcd practicing specialist's formula, to aid · In avoiding gallstones nnd possible operations. Treat the usual cause In a sensible, inless, inexpensive way at home. Write I FLUSH KIDNEYS OF POISONS Live a Healthier. Happier Longer Life Thousands of men and women wonder why backache bothers them --why they have to visit the bathroom often at night--why flow is scanty and sometimes smarts and burns. Any one of these symptoms means that your kidneys and bladder need attention now before these minor symptoms develop into serious trouble. 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Hanley, Muscatine, for state representative. S. S. Head Honored. DECORAH -- Charles Stoen, county superintendent of schools, who served as superintendent of the Decorah Lutheran church Sunday school the past seven years, was j forced to resign the latter position j because of the pressure of other j work. Following his resignation. Mr. Stoen was given a banquet by i the teachers of the church. ' It's Spring Fashion Week at Merkel's . , . color, sparkle, joy . . . in the store and in the garments themselves. We've been making preparations for this event for weeks, we've worked hard to bring you the latest, and the best at the most reasonable prices. We think we've succeeded and we hope you think so too. At least come in and look things over. Paris, London, New York, Hollywood--they've all contributed their share to make this one of the most interesting Spring seasons in years. 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