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March 11, 1937

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

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BACKSTAGE IN IOWA POLITICS Democratic Party May Be Liable for Lots of Sales Tax-as.Result'of Victory Dinners . - · ' · · · 'l Staged i n Iowa. By GEORGE MILLS . Iowa Daily Press '-Bureau Since the proceeds from the $5t a plate victory dinners are not to be listed as campaign contributions, is the democratic party U able for a, lot'of sales tax 01 them? . .. ·'. : ' -. ; Judging by ordinary eating placi standards, the sales tax on a ?5(, dinner would be $1 and'.$20 cents on the $10 kind. At that "rale, Ihe state would have §170 coming on the. Des Moines .celebration alone Also, it is against the law for a merchant-to absorb the sales tax Therefore, should the democratic national-.-committee have publicized its Iowa celebrations as the $49 dinner, plus ?1 for sales tax? EMPLOYER OF TWO Iowa's unemployment com'pen- · sation board is supposed to be made up pf one standard bearer 01 labor, one of industry and the third a representative of the general public. Former Senator. C.iaude Stanlev represents industry. 'In his Corning law office he is reported to be an employer of two persons. * » * DISSENSION ON ROADS Those ancient road improvement rivals, the highway commission vs. the county governments, are squared off for a real scrap over the -farm-to-market program in the Iowa house. But all is ,not harmonious in the county ranks. ' Last week the commission" and some of the county representatives ' worked out a compromise by which the counties, along with the highway commission, would have the right to pass judgment on larm-to-market contracts. . _ After the compromise had been included in the bill, at'least part of the county. representatives changed their minds.- The lattor group .thus is continuing to fight the measure. Other counties are opposing this change 'of front. Reft ports .since have filtered through of a sweet battle raging in the inner councils of the county officers association. The bill provides for $650,000 of federal inoney for farm-lo- market roads, the- counties to match this money with (he* road cash .they receive from gasoline tax collections. The fact that the highway commission keeps a general supervision string on the grants is the nub of the county opposition. The commission, however, says federal rules prohibit sny other Kind of. procedure. ' . . . . . - .- * PENSION BUG The pension bug 'has' gone so far that one state representative has been asked to sponsor such fe;P'ah-: for '.'"ex-court:' repbrters.".- '"P es *Moi,nesr--:newsmen"'generally / Vre -favorable- 'to' the- idea,-:.par- r-'ticularly if the "ex-court'? quali-' fication i s removed:. ' . ' . . · ' · - . tlQUOR BY DRINK Legal liquor-by-the-drink is at least two years away, legislative observers have decided^ Local option is' the jutting rock on which the. good Ship. Highb'all-Over-the Bar Is being wrecked. '~ ·Phil-Roan's drink bill in th house provides for local optiot Most'of his wet cohorts are -op posed to it.' They say it will ^dr up two-thirds of Iowa immediate !y. And before long the who state would be a-hard liquor Sa hara 'again..' ··· ; · - · ' , ' .'. : .' In the senate, a liquor-by-the drink bill \ylthput local option on file. Its supporters admit has np:chahce of passing,·'that" was filed .to -save the face of lh pro-liquor forces. -The '. lalte measure will-give Uieni a chanc to be on the wet side in one vote even if the bill is beaten. Besides,- the wets seem to wan to "let well enough alone." "We enough" being the illegal but ac ceptable liquor-by-the-drink sys tern prevalent in wet countie no\v." . . . .* * * PERSONAL FRIENDS Great and good friends p£ Gov ernor Kraschel are Stale Treas urer Leo Weg'man and State Sen ator I. G. Chrystal. And both o the latter come from Carro" county. But, political neighbors, thoug they be, Wegman is anything bu friendly to the idea that the sena tor is material for a position o the Iowa highway commission Observers report-that this compli calion is another df the many be setting the .governor in decidin where the highly desirable high way appointments shall land. * . . * « - · BALANCE SHEET With the legislature more thai nalfway home, the balance shee shows: ' . Laws- passed and signed, 21 Laws passed wliich affect the gen eral public in greater. or less de gree,. 12. Cost of session to dale 5150,000. Cost per law of genera application, $12,500. The. elephantine slowness of th legislative. wheels.' creates -joy ii at ledst one quarter,, among th ·obbyists who want to keep tlv legislature from . treading on th economic- toes"of the groups 'they represent. It's a cinch that all the neasures affecting the so-called interests" cannot . be considerec md passed now because some big Jattles o£ general nature remain to be fought in the .remaining sb weeks. ' { . . . . . . That's why the beginning las week of the time-eating motor ve- ucle revision law. discussion was a thing of joy to one-third house member; . "This battle," - h e .'observed pught .to. use up at least a week.' PA5T BOOST . . . . . . . . Local assessors.have.been 'con- -- ---yv-'v - «.iii-ii uei^y.., iaie OJTrpa 1 -rom $4'-'.to $S.-"'.VReason,-.tlievbil las not .been introduced to dale They /ear it won't do them any good. They, feel, from past expe- ·lence, that the boards of super- ·isqrs merely would decrease -the lumber of days for which th ei , vould be paid. Vlslfs at Harpers Ferry. ··CALMAR--Mrs. William Karbel accor-panied her brother, Sylvester Broderick, to Harpers Ferry where she will spend a few days visiting-relatives. Returns From California. POPEJOY--Mrs. Elmer Cox returned home Monday after spending several weeks with rel- atives; at JSscondido ;. arid Lone Beach, Cal. 6 Your Own Eyes Tell You How Bayer Tablets Work BY. STOP WATCH IN 2 SECONDS A Genuine Bayer Tablet Starts io Disintegrate and .Go to \Vork Genuine BAYER Aspirin tablets start ·'taking iold" ol Drop a Bayor Aspirin tablet into a glass of water. By the time it hits · the bottom of the glass it is disinte- - grating. · p a i n a tew minuted '· alter taking. What happens in these glasses happens in your stomach For Amazingly Quick Relief Get Genuine BAYER ASPIRIN If you suffer from the pains of neuritis what 3-011 want is quick- relief. That goes without saying. Genuine I3aycr Aspirin tablets give quick relief, for one 'reason, because they dissolve or disintegrate almost instantly they touch mature. (Note illustration above.) Hence -- when you take a" real Bayer Aspirin tablet it starts to dissolve almost as quickly as you Ewallow it And thus is ready to start working almost instantly . . . headaches, neuralgia and neuritis pains start easing almost at once. Thais why millions never ask for aspirin by the name aspirin alone when they buy; but always say ''BAYER ASPIRIN" and sec thai they get it. Only lot for 12 now. OR -- tuo JtM.dozenfor a quarter, virtually U a. tablet for real BAYER ASPIRIN at all drug stor es in the United States Try it. You'll say it is marvelous. . : FOR A DOZEN 2FUUDOZENFOR25c Virtually lc a tablet JMASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 11 Hj 1937 THREE · s JF'SS' w J ·'·' N I' i\^ . ,S-;;;U '^.-:f |.S? Back Lace Corset Adjust the laces to your figure! Brocaded rayon and cotton faille firmly reinforced across abdomcn. 26-36. TH · H -M- * Girdle Rayon satin las- tex setni-step-in model with slide fastener closing. " Back section has up a n d d o vrn stretcli. 24 to 34. Sale! Brassieres Regularly 25c! r^', 0 :^ ^^"H« e v e r y , f i g u r e . Laces, satins, brocades! TAIL! SKILLFULLY BONED Belted Corselet Regularly 2?8/ Spec/a/ thru Saturday! A good figure is more important than ever this spring! This brocaded rayon and cotton faille all- in-one with firm innerbelt flattens your diaphragm and controls the hips. An unusual value 1 Sale priced! (Sketched hit) Lssstex Girdle or Corselet Specially Priced f Regularly 1 9S This comfortable two-way stretch Lastex magically nips in your waistline! All-in one with lace uplift. Girdle has lightly boned satin lastex front panel. Suits OS Ward Tailored --So The/ Look Twice Their Price I Another Ward scoop! Spring's favorites -- mannish suits of men's wear fabrics: sharkskin, hard finished worsteds or fine flannels! Gray or new spring colors! Shirred, plain or pleat backs! Sizes 12 to 20. Bought months ago . . values we can't hope to duplicate ..,,, · · ·:*· Wards "Bargain" percales bring you the NEWEST patterns and colors. Bold or small designs. Special price thru Saturday. Sew and save! COLONIALS! Percale or Batiste. Fine quality. Tubfast new c o l o r s . New prints! Lacy jabots! Ruffled collars! Truly feminine details on .bright chiffon blouses. Perfect .companions for your' tailored -suit! Sizes range from 34-40. Captures New York Captured for you by Wards of A classic Fashion with brand new chic in crisp white accents! Crepes or sheers you can wear now, and later without your coat. Sizes 12-44. i I Girls' Rayon : l Undies Keg. 25ct Cuff panties or bloomers. R a v o n , J 1 Embroidery trim. 4-H. Sale I 39c Slips. Rayon f , taffeta. Sizes 4 to 1433* t Printed or plain percale. Many new styles. 3" hems. Tubfast. 1 to 7. New Sweaters Incolors.2 to ers -\ 16. li Batiste, dimity and organdy! loads of ruffles and dainty t o u c h e s . Bright colors. Tubfast. C l a s s i c or D r e s s y Ward-Priced L i t t l e s t r a w t o q u e s w i t h perky veils and flower trims! Straw sailors, classic felts. Navy, black, high shades. Heads! zes arc 21i^ to 24. Other Smart Styles at 1.98 Never before--in any season--have we seen such a brilliant collection! "Dressy" oxfords, high-in-front line, perforations, "portholes"] 3J4-8. CHILDREN'S OXFORDS SmarUfylcILealhei solei I Black. 8'/ 2 -S. 102-4-6 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE. NORTH IOWA'S LARGEST DEPARTMENT STORE in* »~«« 1 HfT'"1 TELEPHONE 860 or 861.

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