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March 18, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 18 IBB 1937 NINE HOOSE REJECTS TELEPHONE ACT Turns Down Bill to Place Firms Under Municipal Regulation. DES MOINES, (P)-- The Iowa house of- representatives, citing possible confliction with interstate commerce regulations, rejected Thursday a proposal to place telephone companies under municipal regulation. Defeat of the measure by a top heavy vote climaxed charges by its sponsor, Rep. Milton \V. Strickler (R) ol Des Moines, that telephone lobbyists had "infested the house" to prevent its passage. In an otherwise tame morning session, the house acted quickly on another emergency bill to separate chattel . mortgages from mortgages made for farm loans, and added its approval to a senate bill for "Iowa use" of Iowa coal. , . ' ' The house also revamped another senate bill providing for increase of the poll tax from $2 to ?3 at the option of the county boards, to provide for outright repeal of the tax and then passed the proposal 91 to 3. Amendment Is Deferred. It deferred until Friday, action on a constitutional amendment for initiative and referendum in the repeal of old statutes and enactment of new ones, and set as a special order of business ior next Thursday, a bill for i-CDeal of the ?2 head tax for old age pensions. In urging passage oS the telephone regulation proposal Strickler carried on a virtual "one man" fight. He charged that Iowa had undertaken the regulation of all other public utilities but had permitted "telephone companies to fix rates as they see fit." Before voting the bill down, the house heard the assertion that Iowa uses more telephones pel- capita than most states, and that its rates are much lower, anci that attempted regulation would interfere with interstate commerce rules with respect to interstate tolls. Pass Iowa Coal Bill. The house skirmished for some time before passing the senate bill requiring the use of Iowa coal by the state and subdivisions but approved it 70 to 21, after hearing appeals for the support of "Iowa's second industry." : The chamber defeated a move to permit the abrogation of state coal contracts under certain conditions, and then adopted another amendment to permit the purchase of coal from smaller mines. The h'ouse concurred 85 to C in senate-.a.mendments to a house bill -- to tracUbfl corrip'arues'.foivbperation of buses ! and :passed"'a corrective - : 'measure relating to remission of taxes to insolvent banks. It also passed a'senate bill permitting operation of a weather and crop service in the department of agriculture and then adjourned until 9:30 a. m., Friday. ACTION ON BILLS IN STATE LEGISLATURE DES MOINES, (/?)--The following bills were passed and introduced in the Iowa house and sen- ate:'·.! Introduced in the House: H. F. 479--By conservation- Giving conservation commission jurisdiction o v e r state-owned meandered lakes and streams. H. F. 480--By dairy and food- Defining imitation ice creams and fruit juices. H. F. 4B1--Dairy and food- Adding to adulterated foods, those meats containing various compounds. H. F. 482--Military affairs- Empowering state bonus board.to pay $150 yearly for education of World war veterans. H. F. 483--Military affairs- Appropriating 513,300 £ov Camp Dodge water system. H. F. 484---Banking--Providing for manner of handling and terminating trusts of reorganized state banks. ' H. F. 485--Banking--Providing Cor appeal to executive council from adverse report of superintendent on organization of credit unions. H. F. 48G--Banking--Prohibit- ing state bank directors, officers or stockholders from connection with securities firms. H. F. 487--Banking--Eliminating discrimination against common stock of state banks issued prior to December 1, 1933. H, F. 488--Social security--Appropriating 51,300,000 for care of needy children. H. F. 489--Social security--Creating state board of social welfare of 5 members to administer above fund. Passed by House: H. F. 155--Broadening opera- lions of building and loan associations.- (94 to 2.) H. F. 314--Permitting cities and towns of BOO to 750 to levy 1 mill Help Kidneys Clean Out Poisonous Acids Your Kidneys contain 9 million liny tubes or filters which may be endangered by neglect or drastic. Irritating drugs. Be careful. II functional Kidney or Bladder disorders make you suffer from Getting Up NlRhls, Nervousness, Loss of Pep, Leg Pnins, Hhcurnnllc Pains, Dizziness. Circles Under Eyes, Neuralgia, Acidity. Burning, Smarlinff or [(chin?, don't take chances. Get the doctor's Gunrantccil prescription Cystex. the most modern advanced treatment for Ihesc (roubles. 510,000.00 deposited with Bank nf America. Los Anccles. California. gnnranlc-Gs tlinl C.vMex miisl bring new vitality In 4B hours and make you feel years younger in one week or money back on return of empty package. - Telephone your drugnist for Slss-Tev Strange Slaying - Cyst ex (Sls v) today, uffered while a member of the ational guard. S. F. 420--By claims committee --Appropriating $841.60 to nine armers for destruction of animals. S. F. 421--By claims committee --Appropriating $4,427.21 to the ity of Ames for improvements at owa State college. S. F. 422--By claims committee --Appropriating $1,000 to Iver Hopperstad of Northwood for in- urics resulting in the death of is son. Morris, a patient at Wood- vard state hospital. S. F. 423--By claims committee -Appropriating $55 to Maurice Managan of Sioux City for work ,s elevator operator. Passed by Senate: " S. F. 184--By Shaw and others --Revised homestead tax relief 111. . When Edward Krafthcffcr, 35, allegedly suggested marriage io 9 year old Caroline Hoaeland, the father of the girl, Andrew Hoagland, hit Kraftheffcr with his'fist. The latter died from the blow. Kraftheffer was a hoarder in the Hoacland home in Chicago and Hoapland's best friend. HoagJand and Caroline arc shown above. Judge Matthew D. Hartigan dismissed a manslaughter charge against Hoagland after the gir! testified that Kraftheffer made amorous jd- vanccs toward Iicr. for payment of electric contracts (89 to 2.) H. F. 171 -- Requiring yearly publication of names.and salaries of state employes. (87 (o 16.) H. F. 241--Changing names o£ Glcnwood and Woodward stati institutions. (DO to 2.) H. F. 2i4r^-Giving conservation commission authority to work with other 'states in completing interstate projects. (72 to 19.) H. F. 308--Legalizing transfer of S1G.002 of Muscatine county funds. (30 to 0.) Defeated in the House: H. F. 254--Providing for strict election of state fair board managers by districts. (53 to 48.) H. F. 27--Providing for ful train crews. (59 to 41.) Introduced in Senatet S. F. 402--By motor vehicles committee--Extending expiration date of drivers' licenses from June 30 to July 5. S. F. 403--By departmental affairs committee -- Changing fees for copies of official records. S. F. 404--By departmental nf- fnirs committee--Repealing statute requiring publication o£ vot canvass in official register. S. F. 405--By agriculture committee--Inserting two additiona classifications for payment of hotel insoecUon fees. S. F. 406--By claims committee--Appropriating $12.85 to Howell-Shrader Drug company for automobile accident damages. ' S. F. 407'--By claims committee --Appropriating $18.90 to Saral J. Conlin of Cascade for work as engrossing cleric. S. F. 408--By claims committee --Appropriating $150 to Ed Beeman, penitentiary inmate for in- juries'suffered while in prison. S. F. 409--By claims committci --Appropriating $500 to Richard Nelson, Anamosa reformatory inmate, for injuries. S. F. 410--By claims committee --Appropriating $30 to the Midwest Finance company for overpayment of a truck license. S. F. 411--By claims committee --Apcropriating $2,700 to heirs o Lee Eldon White, killed in high way commission dynamite onera tions in Henry county, and Sfi68.(13 to 10 others for highway accidents S. F. 412--By claims committee --Appropriating $1,918.28 to cil) of Iowa City for special assessments on university properly. S. F. 413--By claims committei --Appropriating $174.75 to Hole Martin. Sioux City, for hotel bil of J. E. Risden, special invest! gator for attorney general's of fice. S. F. 414--By claims committe' --Appropriating $30 to J. W. Hou chin for gasoline tax refund. S. F. 415--By claims committe ·--Approoriating $1,000 to John Graves. Des Moines, for loss o£ an eye while serving in nationa guard. S. F. 416--By claims committe --Appropriating S747.19 to th Tama independent school dislric for federal government employe' chi'di-en tuition. S. F. 417--By claims committe --Appropriating $209.11 to A. H Bolton of Sioux City for lega services. S. F. 418--By claims committe --Appropriating S2.50 to Mat Gnl In Cher of Sioux ,Cily for over ch'irjzo on car license. S. F. 419--By claims commifte Apnroprintinfi $139 to H. W. Has kell of Mason City fov iniurin ·V Japan has lowered hardware irices to hold its markets. Mrs. Earl Reiners of West Union Awarded Verdict of $8,000 WATERLOO, OP)--A verdict for $8,000 was returned by a district court jury shortly before midnight in favor of Mrs. Earl Reiners, West Union, who had sought $25,292 from Leo Arnett, Cedar Falls stockbuyer, for injuries allegedly sustained in a collision with Arnetl's car. 200 Attend Safety Meeting in Wesley WESLEY--Two hundred persons packed the lodge hall Tuesday night for the 1 Highway Safety program sponsored by the Ameri- can Legion and Auxiliary when State Patrolman Al Sterzing and O. S. Reiley of Algona, were present for talks and a showing of pictures on highway safety Many signed pledges and paid dues toward the fees subscribed to the Kossuth County Safety Council. The high school girls' glee club nnd mixed chorus under the direction of Miss Alvina Johnson, sang four numbers acaptll.i. This meeting was in line witli other meetings held throughout the state in conjunction with the program of the American Legion and Auxiliary in their Highway Safety project. Dies Riding on Bus. TAMA, yP)--Henry F. Storm, for many years a telegraph operator for the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad, died while riding on a bus from Waterloo to Tarna. Kirk Meek, Member of Family That Came to Iowa in 1837, Dies KEOKUK, (if) -- Kirk Meek, 75 year old Bonaparte resident and a member of one of Iowa's oldest families, died in a Keokuk hospital Wednesday night. His grandfather, Judge William Meek, came to Iowa in 1837 and established a woolen mill at the present site of Bonaparte. The settlement was known as Mcek's Mill until the town o£ Bonaparte was laid out in 1844. Return From Minnesota. ROCK FALLS--Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bahnsen returned home from Ogilvie, Minn., where they visited Mrs. Bahnsen's mother, Mrs. Oscar Ingistrom. In Real Estate Business. . WH1TTEMORE-- F. J. Balgeman, former supervisor from this district, announced he is entering the real estate business at Whittemore. Mr. Balgeman is well known throughout this territory. Visitor From Lisbon, LELAND--Mrs. Grace Frisble came Monday from Lisbon, N; Dak., to visit her sister, Mrs. Frank McGreevey, who is convalescing at the Irish hrospital from a major operation. CATCHING Cold? 1 f^ A uGHT a Cold? ffi- ' VA-TRCl'NbX. Helps ,:PREVENT ; Mani| Cold.s , Helps END a Cold Quicker fOUOW VICKS PIAN FOB BETTER CONTROL OF COtDS Shirts and Shorts BeE . Trice 19° Sale 3 '" Price Save 10° Fri., Sat. Only! Today's Biggest Ful! Size Peerless Bike © Strong Sturdy Frame © Full Size Balloon Tires And Many Mote Features ' ROLLER SKATES DRESS SHSRTS Sears' Regular Price, $1.00 FRIDAY and SATURDAY ONLY ^Quality . . . all the features found in shirts costing half again as ;much. What a thrill for Ihrlft- · minded men who want lone wearing shirts for less. Dress Style Pius Comfort Sandy Nevin Dress Shoes Quality, men! Genuine calfskin lliut will Rive you enduring uooti looks and take a shine. AH leather, soles a n d Goodyear \v e 1 i construction. Choice of styles. The last two days of an outstanding event of the year. Shop early --avoid the rush -- and save money. Sift ending Is Saving m This Big Sale! Common Nails Reg. Price So quality i com* mem ' n a i l s in lUcs CD (o BOD. Limit, 10 Ifas. (o * customer, f Canvas Gloves Reff. lOo Gnl ready for a lif f]lng on ball-bearing skates. Adjustable. SPKEDF.E SKATES Sl.lil. Spring Styles Regular Price, $1 i I'UIIIAV and SATURDAY OXI.T Huy a f i n e CA| during this R a l e anil save! rancy nat- t p r n E ! f i n e l y tail- .orert. , WE SCOOP THE NATION ON * U #=* Neckwear Reg. 55c Kind 1 FRIDAY and SATURDAY ONLY New sprliifiT and summer fabrics made (o sell in lies much higher priced. Hand made rayons, silks and silk mixtures. - '''-, t,',.,. DRESS SOX / Fancy Pattern Rayon FRIDAY and SATURDAY ONLY Fancy pattern rayon socks priced at special March savings. Good looking; lone wearing. Rihbetl top: double sole. Sizes 10 to 12. Save 20% FRIDAY nnrt SATUItPAl* ONLY Heavy, S-ouncc can- va* glm-es at big savings! UiK and roomy. TUMBLERS Zipper Sweaters Reg. Price, ?«.79 $1.98.. FTUDAV ntid S A T U R D A Y ONLY Cl.nsy l o o It I 11 it. Ideal ivclclit for Kprlnjf. C o v e r e d SMP OVER STYLE 51.30. Res. 5c Sale Price. . Save 2o 3c FRIDAY »nd SATUUDAY ONLT Fine yUst tiimblCM, Ol Ip-pro of. 0-ounee size. Limll, ' ]?, Flashlight Battery LUNCH KITS Last Two Tint vacuum tactile. ^ Keeps liquid* fiol .»! hours. I.I m It, 1 / to a euitnrner. ^^ Seat Covers Sale Price jg$? Coach Size Real seat cover harsraln!* Made of newest pattern all over material. Covers for all cars, including 1937 models. Other scat covers up to $B.55. FREE INSTALLATION 23-25 EAST STATE STREET TWO good reasons why you ought to rush down for your new (ires TODAY! ALL- STATE tires are guaranteed 18 months aeainst all road hazards! And yet--we dare (o sell them for 25% less than the regular price during this startling; sale! We know they're good! But . . . should any tire fail during the 18-month period, vc will replace It with a new one, charRinff you only J - 1 8 of Ihc purchase price for cacli month it has been in your possession. PURCHASE YOUR TIRES AND BATTERIES ON THE EASY PAYMENT PL-\N! ACCESSORIES MAY BE ADDED, TOO! Last Two Days Reg. oc Sale P r i c e . . . . You Snve 2c FRIDAY and s/vrminAV ONr.r Powerful. 1. o n s~ lived. Compares with higher priced bat- IcrJes. 100% Pure Pennsylvania GALLON Plus Fed. Tax Slashed Equals 25c Quart Oils FRIDAY anil SATURDAY ONLY Tremendous purchase In carload lots brings you unheard of .savings on 100% mire Pennsylvania motor oil. An all-time "low" for such quality motor oil. We guarantee it to be a good oil. You'll agree after you use it. Hurry and get your supply now! SEARS ROEBUCK and CO. -?-?«-

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