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February 17, 1944

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

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IOWA WAR RISK ACT IS UPHELD Special Payroll Rates Put on War Industries D«s Moines, (IP)-- The Iowa War ; Risk act, intended to cushion postwar unemployment by creating a larger unemployment benefit fund, has been upheld in the first step of a test action. The state employment security commission upheld the constitutionality of the act and of the method of applying special payroll tax rates to Iowa war industries to build up the benefit fund. The act was passed by the 1943 legislature. It provided that payroll taxes as high as 5 per cent could be assessed against employ- I l-2anrf;»'s GONE ers who showed a 300 per cent) payroll increase since 1940 if the payroll reached $30,000. The ordinary payroll fax rate does not exceed 2.7 per cent. Twenty-five employers appealed from the war risk rates. Five of the appeals to the employment security commisison have been decided and the decisions recorded. Ten more decisions have been made but are not as yet of record. The decisions made are expected j to control and other cases. All the decisions have upheld the law and the tax rate formula, commission members said. "It is of course 'obvious that near the close of and after the war there will be a" heavy drain on the trust fund (now about $40,000,000) through payment of beneV ·fits to the unemployed," said the opinion in one of the cases, upholding a 4 per cent rate. The main constitutional question was whether the act violated taxation sections of the s\ate and national constitutions. The commission held that it did not. Appeals to the courts are expected to follow the decisions of the commission. --gone Btraight to the anifily gueezy misery lone in your note. ThatV why famous Penetro Noee Drape 2-drop relief ·tort* to worlc in one-tiro time. Helpa vj open i up your cold-clogged nose--you ! I breathe freer almost instantly, to give "· your cold the air. Caution: Use only as directed. 2Sc; 2^ times asmuchSOc. Get PENETRO g»°. s 4 ELECT PRESIDENT Austin, Texas, (U.R)--When Austin business men looked around for a 1944 president of their Chamber of Commerce, they chose a college professor. Dr. John H. Frederick, air-minded professor of transportation, at the University of Texas, was selected. He is author of a nationally recognized textbook on air transportation. KEEP OUT!--Britain's navy has clamped a tight pre-inva- sioii blockade on a 150,000 square-mile ocean area extending from Ireland to Spain, inclosing the entire Bay of Biscay, and warns that any ship which enters the area does so at its own risk. A new testing machine has reduced the rejection of anti-aircraft shell fuses from 20 to one- tenth of 1 per cent, virtually eliminating '"dud" shells. PRESS CHARGES ON CHAPLIN Claim Blood! Tests Not Conclusive in.Paternity Los Angeles, '()--The California supreme court holds that Jood tests to determine paternity re not conclusive evidence, says U. S. Atty. Charles H. Carr of the nnouncemcnt that such tests had leared Comedian Charlie Chapin of being the father of Joan Berry's baby. Declaring his office was not in- erestcd in the tests' finality, lowever, and that in ay case the he 54 year old actor would be prosecuted on Mann act and con- ipiracy indictments, the prosecu- or Wednesday thus quoted a 1937 state supreme court decision: "The 'Landstefner or 'Bernstein blood group testing test' . . . may lot be accepted as conclusive evidence that an alleged father is not n fact the father of a child whose paternity is in dispute." Carr and Chaplin's attorneys, mearuvhile, issued opposing statements on whether the blood tests Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy FINE WHITE COTTON SHEET BLANKETS Size 72x90 Full size sheet blankets for extra warmth on cold nights. Made of fine grade cotton, firm edge stitching White only. FINE GRADE GOLDEN GATE FIELDGREST SHEETS 2*5^250 Full and Twin Bed Sizes Fine woven heavy muslin. 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The federal prosecutor declared the report of 3 doctors that blood grouping tests indicated the comedian is not the baby's father affects only Joan's civil suit to have him declared father of her 4 months old daughter and does not involve "the pending criminal charges by the government." Chaplin's attorney, Jerry Giesler, retorted: "That's a matter of opinion. Mine is different from Mr. Carr's. and my view is that it would be quite material. However, that is an ultimate question for the courts to decide." Loyd Wright, Chaplin's alter ney in the paternity case, and John J. Irwin, counsel for Miss Berry, said the 3 doctors reported that Chaplin's blond was in group Pp type MN; Miss Berry's in group A. type N, and the child's in group B, type N. The lawyers quoted the physicians' report: "Conclusion reached as the re- sult of these blood grouping tests is that in accordance with the well-accepted laws of heredity the man, Charles Chaplin, cannot be the father of the child, Carol Ann Berry. . . ." The tests wore made by Drs V L. Andrews, Roy w. Hammack and Newton Evans. Carloads of Oilseed Meal Are Allotted to Counties in Iowa Des Monies, VP)--Ninety-two Iowa counties will get 2 carloads of oilseed meal apiece in February, A. J. Loveland, chairman of the Iowa Agricultural Conservation committee, announced Thursday. Four counties in the dairy district where the feed shortage was reported particularly acute will receive 3 carloads, Loveland said. The counties are Butler, Bremer Black Hawk and Buchanan. ' Four other counties--Pocahontas. Humboldt, Hardin and Dallas, will receive only one carload. These 4 received additional meal last month in less than carload lots from nearby processing plants, Loveland explained. Fifty counties received only one carload apiece in January. Loveland said the increase in allotments for February was possible because the state's allotment was boosted by the war food administration to 5,986 tons compared with 4,519 last month. Weird Looking Freak Rare Star-Nosed Mole Lansinr, Mich., (U.R)--Trappers have caught what they described as a weird-looking freak, but state conservation game experts determined that the animal is nothing more than a rare star-nosed mole. The mole derives its name from 20 red feelers forming a star around the sharp nose. Half as big as a ground mole, the creature has a bright red tail, constricted at the base and swollen to a size almost as large as the entire body. Its eyes are tiny and give an appearance of blindness. Game experts said the star- nosed mole is rare because it remains under water much of the time and carefully avoids human attention. Thursday, Feb. 17, 1911 3 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Forsee Shortage Pullman, Wash., (U.R)~Agricul- tural economists at the Washington State college experiment station foresee a severe wheat shortage this year for both livestock feeding and human consumption. The shortage will come and its effect will be felt not later than July 1 if the present condition of the winter wheat crop does not improve, they reported. Hen Is Good Neighbor Montrose, S. Dak., (U.R)--Here's a chicken that is never shooed out of the neighbor's garden. Mrs. C. DeVries of Montrose says that a hen from a neighbor's flock en- .ters the DeVries hen house every afternoon, lays an egg, and then returns to her own homo a block away. .,*.·$ S^PeRMAMENTWAVE - youra -- easily, cool-ly. comfortably, athome. Doit yourself. Tiieamazini; PERMANENT WAVC KIT contains every tWngyounwd,-- permanent wave solution, curlers, shamtxio and wave set. Easy as pulling your liair up in curltrs. 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