The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 1, 1939 · Page 9
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March 1, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 9

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH \, 1S3V. THE DAH-T COURIER. rONNEL.L,SVlL.LJH. FA. Outlawing Tax PENNSYLVANIA'S COAL IS On Chains Se£n ] TOPS IN MINERAL VALUES As Consumer Boon PHILADELPHIA, Mar. 1.--Leaders at Pennsylvania consumer and business organizations united today jn hailing the recent decision o£ the Dauphin county court outlawing the Pennsylvania Slate chain store tax. The court threw out the tax, calling | it "unjust, arbitrary, illegal ancii wanting in uniformity." The decision i further s.iict'thut the act under which ' the tax was imposed was "unveason- nble and capricious." The act levied graduated taxes scaling up to S500 per store on the number oE stores above 500 in any chain in tne State. Applauding the ruling as protection for the consumer, Mrs. Gustav Ketterer, director o£ the Philadelphia Consumers' Council, said that it pointed the way for elimination of all similar "unfair" taxes. "The decision ot the Dauphin county court declaring the Pennsylvania chain store tax unconstitutional is a hopeful sign," Mrs. Kelterer nsserted. "On the basis of this decision, consumers have reason to hope that the courts will restrain unfair and discriminatory taxation, which hits directly at the consumers' pocketbooks." Mrs. Ketterer pointed out that any law increasing the cost o£ operations in the retail industry had. to be passed on to consumers. "This is particularly tiue in the case o£ chain stores," she said, "because they operate at a very small margin of profit." The consumer leader added: "In Pennsylvania, appioximalely 1,500,000 families patronize chain stores, according to conservative estimates, about $68,000,000 a year. The Dauphin county decision protects the consumers' pocketbooks." Joining Mrs. Ketterer in applauding the decision was William Free, executive secretary of the Pennsylvania Canncrs Association. Pennsylvania's annual production 1 o\ er 10,000,000,000 tonb of anthracite of anthracite coal is worth more ! and bituminous coai since the black than all the gold, silver, lead, zinc f fuel was first discovered, geologists and aluminum mined each year in ; estimate that less than one per cent the United States. Although the State has j of the original deposit has been re- yielded ! moved. Coal Production 'SONS OF ITALY, In Nation Gains! CASEYS AHEAD WASHINGTON, Mm-. 1.--The Na- tionul Cool Association estimates bituminous coal production in the United Stales for the week ended February 18 as approximately 8,420,000 net tons compared with 6,630,000 tons in the like 1938 week. Sons of Italy' took three straights from the Eagles and Knights of Columbu'i won two out of three from St, Jiimes Cote in the City Duckpin League ut West Penn bowling alleys. Montanez Meets Borff. Pedro Montanez of Puerto Rico, challenger for the welterweight championship, has been matched for a 10-rounder with Jackie (Kid) Berg of England March 10 by the 20th Century Sporting Club of Ne%v York. "Bring Springtime Into Your Home" and PABNT Made in PENNSYLVANIA by Pennsylvania Workers Let us help you in every possible way this year. We'll help select tlie right paper for the right room. We'll aid in tlie choice of correct cold's and patterns. .. Call your paperhanger today and ask him to show'ycm M. Bernardo's new Spring Wall Paper Book. If he doesn't have it tell him to call Told to Hold Tonffuc. ' BERKELEY, Ca!, Mar. 1.--Prof. Arthur Cushman McGiflert of Chi-' cago Theological Seminary admon- ] "hold your tongues" The average ishcd ministers ot the intcrdenomma- ' minister, he asserted, talks too much tjonal pastoral conference here to ! and tends to develop into a gossip. Eastcif April 9J Easter April 9. tins year will fall on Create More Jobs Fjr Penaa. 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