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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 23, 1939
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1939 STRESS NEED OF EMPLOYMENT Wallace Declares . Future of Farming Depends on Jobs , WASHINGTON, (fl)-- Secretary Wallace reported that until unemployment is reduced, agriculture is going to shape." be "in pretty weak Surveying the future of agriculture in the United States, Wallace told a house api-opriations subcommittee in hearings made public Thursday: "About half of the farm problem is found in the cities. If the people in the cities do not produce more and if there is not less unemployment, there is bound to be real trouble in agriculture, and there is nothing you can do in agriculture that will cure that." No Major Changes Wanted Wallace said he believed the nation's farmers did not want any major change immediately in the crop control program, despite criticism in some quarters. As for the future, Wallace urged that all proposed substitutes be discussed fully "with a completely open mind." Other high-spots of Wallace's testimony included: 1. The department did not ask congress to duplicate this year's $212,000,000 fund lor parity payments to farmers because President Roosevelt has said congress Yearly Dinner Held by Kanawha Women's Club at Residence KANAWHA -- The Kanawha Woman's club held its annual dinner Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Gerhard Thompson. An address of welcome to the guests was given by the club president. Mrs. A. B. Herdman, and a short address was given by~the Rev. H. 3. Bine. Following the dinner, bridge and Chinese Checkers were played. The committee in charge consisted of Mi's. Gerhard Thompson, Mrs. Carl Mulholland, Mrs. Knute Fosen, Mrs. F. N. Knudsen and Mrs. Walter Thoreson. Masonic Meeting Staged at Greene GREENE-- Members of the Masonic lodges of Bristow, Dumont, Hampton and Marble Rock attended the local lodge meeting Tuesday night. First degree' was conferred upon L. Guenther and B. N. Needham. J. H. Graven and committee served refreshments at the close of the meeting. ADMITS §13 THEFT CLARKSV1LLE-- Kenneth Wil- should find new sources of rev- larceny, enue for any farm benefit appropriation above the usual $485,000,000. 2. The purposes of the 13 month old farm act can not be fully accomplished unless more payments are made to farmers. Face Big Wheat Carryover 3. The nation will face a wheat carryover at the end of the 193940 season of more than 250,000,000 bushels, compared with 150,000,000 bushels at the start of the current year. 4. Despite efforts to improve the farm situation under the trade agreement program, it still wiE be necessary for the nation to make "most thorough production readjustments" domestically. 5. The government's wheat subsidy program forced a world conference out of which the United States hopes, by subsidy, to obtain a fair share of the world wheat market. Gross Income Down Wallace said gross farm income last year, including government payments, was §8,882,000,000, compared with 510,003,000,000 in 1937. The "great majority" of farmers did not make a profit last year, he :said. cr Parity' prices for farmers are ./impossible .without drastic .cuts in dec, Clarksville youth, was in the city jail in Waterloo Tuesday after he admitted robbery of a filling station of ?12 on Saturday. Wilder who at one time was employed at this station said he unlocked the cash door and removed the bank deposit bag which held the money. He will be prosecuted lor petty REORGANIZATION PLAN PROVIDED Only Adjustment of Minor Differences Pending on Measure WASHINGTON, (I?)--After i seesaw two-year battle, the Roosevelt administration added a broad government reorganization program Thursday to its list of congressional victories. Only adjustment of minor differences in the house and senate measures will be required before the legislation can go to the white house. The president, nevertheless, die not get as complete authority foi reshuffling federal agencies as he originally asked. In order to prevent a repetition of last year's house defeat, the bill was strippec of nearly every controversial feature. Provisions Are Listed As approved by the senate Wed nesday 63 to 23, the legislatioi provides: 1. The president can reorganize consolidate or abolish most ad ministrative agencies by executiv order. The orders would becom effective after 60 days unless bet house and senate voted disapprov al. 2. Debate on proposals to dis approve presidential orders woul be limited to 20 hours in eac chamber. Could Name Assistants 3. If he ordered abolition any agency, the president woul ·ive to arrange for the transfer all its functions to some other ;eney. 4. The president can appoint x administrative assistants at laries not to exceed $10,000 a ear. The senate passed the bill after dministralion forces succeeded in etling the chamber to reverse it- elf and throw out an amend- ent by Senator Wheeler (D., Tout.), which would have re- uired specific congressional ap- roval of presidential reorganiza- on orders. A two-vote margin aved the day for proponents of measure, who said the iVheeler proposal would have ·tilled most of its effect. Mostly on Party Lines On the final vote the only democrats opposing the bill were Senators Gerry of Hhode Island Cing of Utah, and Tydings o aryland. The only republicans upporting it were Senators Reed I Kansas and Taft of Ohio. Mr. Roosevelt has not disclosed lis specific plans for revamping 'edcral bureaus, but admimstra- ion leaders have said that first attention probably would be given a agencies which are duplicating each other's work. Passage of the new bill clears ;he congressional calendar of one of the foremost administration items. Although presidential lieutenants have listed no specific program for the remainder of the session, it is likely that among other legislation they will take up revision of the neutrality law and extension of the social security system. Tax revision and changes in the Wagner labor relations act also may be considered. · Belmond Club Will Convene on Friday BELMOND--The Dessert Con- .ract club will meet Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs.. Glenn Klemme. A total of 114,217 lowans enlisted for service during the World war. Students, Teachers Visit JOICE -- Stanley Lovik and Emerson Evans, students at Ames, spent the past few days at their parental homes on a spring vacation. LeRoy Larson and Glenn Bergland, students at Decorah visited their respective homes Dorothy Walstad, local faculty member, spent the weekend at hev home in LeRoy, Minn. Supt. E. O. Berkland of the Joice school, Merle Malhews of Lily, S. Dak., and H. M. Burke of the Hanlontown school spent Sunday at Mankato, Minn. rlome Project Women in Followup Session SWALEDALE--The home project followup meeting for Pleasant Valley township was held Friday afternoon, March 17 at the home of Mrs. Lester Bonner. The lesson, "Training the Appetite'"was given by Mrs. Carol Rice. Light refreshments were served at the close of the meeting. Dr.R.W.Speckls Elected Board Head GARNER--Dr. R. W. Specht, Garner dentist, was elected president of the Garner board of education Monday night to succeeed Charles Bethke. Both Mr. Bethke and Fred Steiff began new three- year terms to which they were recently re-elected. The Rage on Every Campus! W E L C O M E T E A C H E R S . '/Under present' world conditions, it is absolutely impossible :to attain parity; price, but I think ; it would be possible eventually to attain parity income," he said. (Parity income is that return on sale of farm products which would give farmers purchasing power equal to that of the 1919-1014 period). · Here 1 * the chance of a litelimel Your old toaster is worth (2.00 on the pur- I .chase of. a new 1939 Toaalmasler : to«ater or *et. Act now! This unusual offer limited. Bring in your old toaster, regardless of its age, make, or condition, and we will allow yon $2.00 for it on the purchase of the new Toa-Lmaster toaster o.r set- Act now . . . Offer limited' Jonston Is Named Superintendent of Thompson Schools THOMPSON---At a meeting of the board of education, Donald Jonston, who has been principal of the Thompson high school for the past-three years was elected superintendent of the school here to succeed P. B. Norris, who has been appointed state rural inspector. Dflmorvs DOWNSTAIRS STORE SUIT VARIATIONS ARE SO EAST WITH NEW BLOUSES TO HELP YOU! O«y new style* In lovely Blouse* to fwfe, yo* achieve tnkny clevor suit variations! And Bloo* ses were never more popular thin tM* seaaoft. You'll want several for soring wear! Onrythrea of the Many Dainty Styles are Illustrated h*r* Tailored Model*! "Frilly" Styles! Plain Colors! Prints! A galaxy o! thrilling n«w *tyl«« to tempt your Spring "buhion appetite" . . . Choose from Blouses of pure Dye Silk--lovely bitise--gay prints--as well as real silk chiffon*. Tailored models, Jabot fronts, frilly style*, and Dozens more, to add chaim and sparkle to your Spring Suit em arable, at decidedly nod«r-. ate cost.. MAIN FLOOR Dflmorvs HEELS Voted mosi pop. glar).,.And W9 have a/1 the newest. It's easy to see why girls are getting iheiri herd Use .Your Charge Account Dflmons Mail Orders Promptly Filled E F' An Exciting New Collection PURSES Cleverly Designed for the New Costumes to $ 15 DAMON'S WELCOMES TEACHERS TO MASON CITY ..T ·*·'·"? GCl's Joan Crawford tarrng in "The ICE FOLLIES 0/1939" Now* showing a r . , . MAX F A C T O R . . . T O I L E T R I E S SECTION .. . M A I N FLOOR WELCOME TEACHERS WELCOME TEACHERS IN MASON CITY IT'S DAMON'S FOR YOUR NEW COSTUME - GLOVES AND HANDBAGS .00 We've spent a lot of time collecting this group of fine purses, and we know that you will find just the purse for your particular needs in this grand collection . . . and at any price you wish to pay. Come see all the surprising little style details featured, and make your selection now. Fabrics Suedes Leathers Patents All New Colors See Our New Fashions in GLOVES Designed by Hansen $1 .00 to .95 Hansen Gloves will be seen prominently with the new spring costumes. ... They're new . .. they're smart . .. and entirely suited for any color or style costume. Plan to select Hansen Gloves from large assortment. Fabrics New Weaves Combinations New Details All Colors Dflmorvs WELCOME TEACHERS

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