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January 26, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

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14 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FHIDAY, JANUARY 26, ia« LEGISLATURE SEEMS NORMAL Plenty of War Thought. Behind Peacetime Bills Des Moia.es--In some respects you would never know a war was being;fought to set in on opening sessions of the Iowa legislature-so familiar'are some of the bills that are' being introduced. Already the liquor bills that are Invariably tossed into the hopper have been introduced and are awaiting discussion. One would do away with the state's privilege of putting a liquor store "wherever it-wanted and make this a local option proposition. Another is for local option on the sale of beer. Still another would separate the sale of beer from places where food is sold. , . . Actually, though the.legislature seems to be treading the same old path, there is plenty of thought of war. Many of the legislators, have sons arid daughters in the service. Those who haven't, for the most part, are just as anxious to prepare Iowa for -the postwar future as those ; who'have. ' The fight.will be over how Iowa should be prepared to face that future. As this is written the question 'of .extension of the 50 per cent income tax reduction is still high on the list.of "firsts" and on that question seems to hinge much of what will take place with regard to appropriations for many of the things Iowa actually needs. House sentiment seemed .to tie for extension of the reduction. In the senate; the sentiment was not so pronounced. BUDGET REPORT Studying the budget report sub' mitted to the legislature by Gov. Robert D. Blue, former'.Gov. and Senator Bourke B. Hickenlooper and Comptroller C. Fred Porter, are members of both houses this week. · .· ' · · . ' ' - . It will probably be several weeks before any final action is taken on the recommendations made in the report, although there is a trend developing-to take up BOARD AND ROOM ·y GENE AHERN GOBACKAN'TELL . HIM FLLVVMT HERE) LOOK, JACK, E* FELLA YER. NVArT!rV TOR.TUH GCtWEOUT IS BUSY, MAKirVKAAN CAtJtXES, AN' HE SENT ME TUH SAY HEU. MEET YUH AT DA WORT'POLE AN BE SURE TLM WEAR. · A MUFFLES..' IS FAMILIAR. WEREN'T VOU ONCE A STAND- W FOR. GARGANTUA* ATTH' CIRCUS? CKYPTO«IUOTE--A cryptogram quetatioB J C E K T D K M t P C G V Q D J A I T R J V U 1 K G K M H Y A Y Q X R P H H P.T -- E J F Q K C C. Yesterday's CryptoquoU: HOW SMALL IS OUR KNOWLEDGE IN COMPARISON OF OUR IGNORANCE--BAXTER. the bill early and get it but of the way. ' ' . ., In past legislatures this was the bill that'often did not see action until late in the session and held up the legislators in'the closing days when they wanted to get back home. As a result, it w.as never studied too thoroughly.. However, for the last 2.sessions, and again this time, the report has been prepared and placed on ,the desk of each member early enough in the session so it could be studied carefully. The report recommends appropriations of $19,181,962.73 to operate the state's various sub-divir sions for each of the next 2 fiscal years beginning July 1. The 1943 legislature appropriated $18,623,- the ways and means committee Rep.. George E. Farmer, Cedar Rapids, chairman of judiciary No 1 committee and Rep. Ted.Sloane Des Moines, chairman of judiciary No. 2.committee. Kuester and Lane automatical!; will serve as house members p the legislative interim committee through their appointments, whil Felton will designate either Farm er or Sloane 'also to serve on th'a committee when the session end Chairmen "of other committees include the following representa tives: Aeronautics, Andrew . Nielsen, Council Bluffs; agricul ture No. 1, W. C. Tyrell, jr.,. Be" mond; agriculture No. · 2; Henr Siefkas, Os'cebla; animal industry THEY USED TO CALL HER FATTY Ahrat *»bdicv»Ue lot. of wagiit i. powbk for mart overweight people through a pleuust, xbcolutely burm- lem reducing 'metribd. VKile eating p«enty, it is powibSe to t^ice off a« mach u tisne to twe unsightly pountfa a track. No exercise, DO starvation diet, ap ; re- duciiig drugs or cathartics are necessary for those who seelc to regain a graceful; youthful figure. In fact, the Tremett Way it so confidently recpmmentied dsat you may try Tremett withou t risk- ·rg a penny. You and your friends must nsanrel at the exciting improvement ·s your appearance: you must get the results you seek in 30 days, or your money wiU be refunded in full. Easy- to-fouow directions with every package. ith every package. Ask for Tremett ar_ Fard Hopkins Drus; Store itares everywhera. 754.49 for each of the 2 fiscal y«ars ending June 30, 1945. The report also showed that the state's general fund--from which apropriations are made' unless otherwise designated--w ill contain about $9,700,000 on July 1 and the state will take in approximately $31,500,000 for; the biennium starting on that date. This was an attempt to show, the legislators that unless some money is transferred from other funds into the general fund, the state will be using more money than it is putting into the general fund, if anticipated programs are carried but by the legislature. DON'T WANT JOBS Roy T. Pull en. Spencer, a member of the state board of control, has given notice that he is not in the running for re-appointment to his job. A. A. Coburn, Cherokee farmer, and a member of the GOP state central committee,' is said to be willing to accept it. Melvin W. Ellis,. Charles City, superintendent of the state banking department, is another who Is said to be more interested in returning home to manage affairs there than to continue the 56,600 state position he now holds. There's a rumor about--arid it's · only a rumor -- that Highway Commissioner Fred Gilbert, State Center, -former GOP state chairman and a banker -- might be transferred to Ellis' spot with Wil-. lis M. Y o r k Madrid, present state chairman, given Gilbert's highway commission position. HOUSE COMMITTEES Speaker Harold.Felton, Indianola, appointed 55 standing committees in the house and most of them were organized and working this week. Some will not have much business during the- entire session but others will be busy almost every day.. Felton named Rep. G. T. Kuester, Griswold, one of the most re-^ spected members of the house, to the chairmanship of important apropriations c o m m i t t e e ; Hep. Carroll Lane, Carroll, chairman of BOY SELLS FOUR GILTS FOR $955 Byron Clark Gets Top Price of $300 at Sale , Iowa-FaUs^-Top'price paid for 'uroc bred gilt at a sale held by he Iowa Falls Duroc Breeders as- ociation Wednesday afternoon as $300. The gilt was consigned y Byron Clark, and purchased y Alice arid Scott of Corwith who Iso purchased the next 2 in the op price group. ' . A giit consigned, by Willard Clein sold tor $295; arid one con- igned by Hichard Bahr' brought 275. Other high prices were JZS5 aid by Warrick Brothers of Mori- oe for a gilt consigned by Clarnce Meyer; 'and $250 .paid - by ·Cehl Brothers of Stockton, III., for gilt consigned by Byron Clark. Top price of the 8 fall boars old was $102.50 paid by A. B kelson, Iowa Falls; Willard Klein, onsigne« Eight fall gilts were old, and the top price was $77.50 jaid by Howard Johnson : o£ Mooresville, Ind.,. for a -gilt con- igned by Kermit Neubauer. The total amount of 'the sale was $9,437.50. A -large' crowd;, at- ended the sale, and buyers were present from Illinois, Minnnesota and Iowa. Byron Clark, sophomore in the "owa Falls high school, sold 4 brec gilts at the sale for a total of $955 CO-OP MEETS -'U''..-. Garner--The Farmers (jo-6per- ative society ot-Garner,will hole its annual meAing .here- Monday Directors will be elected and "an nual reports read. The Co-Op Ha had a good year which will be: reflected in the reports: .Fred Steiff is manager. m CUSTOM TAILORING for gentlemen who desire the finest CRAFTSMANSHIP immaculate hand tailoring and individual designing WOOLENS M. F. · Bpckwoldt, Ida Grov banks and banking, Harry E. Weichman, Newhall; board of control, John S. Heffner, Webster City; building and loan, Philip .T. Hedin, Davenport.. Child welfare, E. L. Edwards, Shannon City; cities and towns, Arch W. McFarlane, Waterloo; claims, Glenn E. Bobinson, Colesburg; commerce and trade, Robert Carlson; Sioux City; compensation of . public officers, TX A; Donohue, Tipton; conservation, J. R. Hall, Malyern; consolidation and Co-ordination of state government, C. A. Bryson, Iowa Falls; constitutional amendments, R. E. Duffield, Guthrie Center; county and township organizations, Arthur C. Blatti, New HamptoiL Dairy: and food, William Kruse, Charles City; departmental affairs, H:.. W. . Walter, Council Bluffs; drainage, Harry Cox, Fort Dodge; elections, Elmer E. Cooper, Corning, enrolled bills, Carl A. Anderson^ Swedesburg. Emergency legislation, H. B. Blewett, Meservey; fish and game, F. A.. Latchaw, -Wilton Junction; horticulture, forestry, W. Elton Walter, Beaman; insurance, Jap C. Colburn, Harlan; i n t e r s t a t e bridges, Thomas W. Wellington, Fort Madison; judicial and political districts, S. G. Hoeness, Winterset; labor, Harvey Long, Clinton; liquor control, J. F. Miller, Humboldt;. military and veterans affairs, John-R. Gardner. Lisbon; mines, and, mining, C. G. Good, Ogden; motor vehicles, Henry W. Wormley, Kingsley; national defense, Joe F. Gardner, Waverly. Old. age. . assistance, Bert. E. Dodds, Danville; pharmacy, George H. Robb, Estherville; police regulations, B. L. Datisman, InwoodT postwar, X. T. Prentis, Mount Ayr; printing, Theodore Klemesrud, Thompson; private corporations, Anthony TePaske, Sioux Center; public health, A. H. Avery, Spencer; public lands and buildings. G. E. Whitehead, Perry; public libraries, Ivan R. Mills, Adah-.'- : Public utilities, W. S. Pritchard, Garner; railroads, M. F. Hicklin, Wapello; roads and highways, W. R. Fimmen, Bloomfield; rules, E J. Murrissey, Valeria; schools and textbooks, Albert S t e i n b e r g , Ames; social security, Wilson Reed, Fairfield; state educational institutions, H. H. Huston, Craw,fordsville: tax revision, James A. Cowan. What Cheer: telephone and telegraph, S. A. Martin, Centerville. Lt. Gov. K. A. Evans streamlined the number, of committees in the senate during the 1st week of the session, naming less than 35 as compared with 50 the previous year.. . · , ; . " House committees named by Speaker Felton are pretty much the same as those that have been named in the past. one received an-annulment,-. that another had died. Latest claim to a ticket oh th Van Wie line was made by Mr: Juliana E. Voloshih Van Wie c Los Angeles, who said she marrie the loving little man · April 1; 1942. · - . · · - . "Van was a perfect gentlema ri public," she. said, "biit.I.wa constantly black and blue fro: iis tactics at home." employes Return to iVork at Columbus Curtis-Wright Plant Columbus, Ohio, (/P)--Officials f the Curtis-Wright war-plane lant, the Ohio capital city's argest war industry forced to hut down Wednesday because of municipal water famine, Thursay called its employes -back- to pork, but Mayor · James Rhodes varned citizens that the situation was still critical. He explained that reopening of e plant was made possible only y auxiliary supplies and the Kenera] curtailment in the use of wa- er throughout' this city of 'more ban 300,000.;. "Resumption of operations at his plant does not mean that:the ritical stage is past,"-he said. The prospects are-still dark.' Deficiency of rainfall in recent months has resulted in near- :epletion of dam reservoirs. Officials estimated that 60,000,100 gallons a day, more than the . ity's needs, flowed into the filtration plant Wednesday night fter firemen opened a. reservoir dam. outlet which had been clogged by debris, ice.and'dead fish. · ' · · · ' · Firemen reported that water pressure was sufficient Wednesday night -when they extinguished a 3-aIarm fire in. a .downtown grocery store. · ' LI. S. Will Attempt to Break Swiss Economic Relations With Germany Washington, Roosevelt has (IP) --. Presiden assigned Lauchlin Currie to-go to Switzerland'to re new 'negotiations for a break in that country's economic .relations with Germany'. Currie is an ad ministrative assistant to the presi dent. · A n n o u n c i n g his assignmen Thursday, the state departmen said "our efforts to shorten th war render it important that thes negotiations be undertaken with out delay/'. Switzerland last October banne further exports of arms and am munition in an action which ha the practical effect of cutting o V..ARMX MIAMI BEACH. KA: 1 WS \NALWWS OW THE 1HEARD A GMKU .61R1S TALWNS AKUT ME...-WB/SA10 I LQOK£t UKE A\i£WK)USWEb QEKtlEWH,BUT- Q.lis. /*£ Ad. THAT WV. sow Swiss ' munitions" shipments : to Germany. However, the Germans still are permitted to ship coal and some other goods across Switzerland to northern Italy. The Swiss also still are ex^jortr ing some machine tools, a few strategic metals and some foods to the reich. The job ot army, ordnance forces in Pacific landing operations, says Brig. Gen. J. S. Hatcher, ordnance field service chief, is divided into 4 phases--going in with initial assault forces to consolidate supplies and keep them moving up to the advancing front; checking and repairing front-line artillery; dealing with captured enemy supplies, and finally, cleaning up the island of all equipment and spare parts in preparation for ·the next landing. Rudd Boy Discharged After Naval Service Aboard U. S. S. Refuge :Rudd^-Gerald E. Kerlin of th navy,. arrived Wednesday at th home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs L. R. Kerlin, from the naval hospital, Portsmouth, Va., being hon orably discharged after serving 2^4 years in the navy, enlisting a Mason City at the age of -17. He served on the U. S. S. Hefuge, a hospital ship, in the Atlantic area. RED GROSS TO ENTER POLAND \ · · Will Carry Medicine, Supplies to Poles Moscow, (£)--Under an agreement with the Polish provisional government, the American R e d Cross will enter Poland immediately with relief supplies, it was announced Thursday. The supplies will be chiefly medicines at first. Elliott M. Shirk, chief of American Red Cross operations in Russia, ' and his assistant, Donald Sastleberry, · will take the first consignment of $40,000 to $45,000 worth of medicines into Poland and supervise their distribution; The Red Cross entry into Poland will mark the first time.any foreign relief organization has been into Russian-liberated areas since the beginning of the German occupation more than 5 years ago. The Russian Red Cross gave full,co-operation in the enterprise. It was believed in American circles in Moscow that the Red Cross entry might open the way for UNRRA and other organizations. . Clarksville -- Kenneth Litterer, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Litterer left January 17 to join the navy. · OFFICER MISSING Scarville-^Friends here received word that Lt. Jerome (Bud) Torgerson has been reported missing in action. The Torgerson's formerly were residents of Scarville ! and operated a grocery store here. HEAT SOOTHES BACK PAINS.' .Heat relieves muscle pains--quukly, efftc- tittlj. To get welcome, continued heat relief, for days, right at the sore spot, apply one big Johnson'l RED CROSS PLASTER .--or the. heavier, warmer Johnson's Back Plaster. . . . The mild, active medication gently heats the bact. stirs up blood circu- Ution, fights congestion, eases p a i n . . . . Warm cloth covering retains body heat, protects back against chillipE, provides continuous support. . . -Try thii clean, easy, proved i\iy to "heat treat" simple backache and other muscular pains--TODAY. (Incase of chronic backache, see your doctor.) . . . Always insist on the GENUINE, made by Johnson k Johnson. 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