Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on September 19, 1935 · Page 10
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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 10

Pampa, Texas
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Thursday, September 19, 1935
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LEGISLATORS IN GOOD HUMOR AS SPECIAL SESSION OPENS , "Sept. 19. (IP)— The cus- j torn of convening sessions of the tegtBiatttre at high noon has a practical basis. It recoghisies that members want to shake hands and renew acquaintances before settling down to work. The current session was no exception. Before 8 o'clock, members, wives, stenographers and employes were about, and as 12 o'clock approached, it Was almost Impossible to walk through the big chambers because of the congestion. Everyone was In high good humor, in sharp contrast with the frayed dispositions evident when they separated last May 11 at the close of the regular session. So it Is always with beginnings and endings , of sessions. Representative Franklin Spears of San Antonio had small sympathy for the contest brought by D. M. West of Bronte to prevent seating of H. B. Sessions of Ballinger. Sessions led West and other candidates in a recent special election by a comfortable plurality but West charged Sessions had 'not complied with residence requirements. ,M PAMfA Where Peace and War Hatig in Balance "if a man can live in your district only one year and beat you he ought to be seated," Spears said. The new sergeffnt-at-arms in the house, Ernest J. Boyett of Junction, took the oath, after his unanimous election, with his arm in a sling. He broke his arm recently in an automobile accident. Boyett succeeded Joe White of San Antonio, who resigned after ten years as seargent-at-arms to take a job with the railroad commission. The law prohibits holding two state positions at once. Governor Allred worked on his liquor message until about three hours before the legislature convened, taking out paragraphs and putting them in. He had Ed Clark, his secretary down for consultation before most capital employes came to work. "If you think it's 'so easy," he remarked good-humoredly to press correspondents, who wanted to move the message early over their wires, "you ought to try to write one." EX-DOUGHBOY DESCRIBES VIVIDLY HOW HE PICKED UNKNOWN SOLDIER NE WORLEANS, Sept. 19 (fl 1 )— Edward F. Younger, the sergeant who selected America's unknown soldier, described that memorable occasion at Coblentz, Germany. Younger is here for the 36th annual encampment of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. He is a member of the Humboldt Park Post No. 690, Chicago, and Is a postal employee. Enlisting February 23, 1917, he served in company A, 9th infantry, and was overseas from September 21, 1917, until July, 1919. "I was at Coblentz, Germany, serving my second enlistment," Sergeant Younger said, "when orders Came for me to report to Chalons- sur-Marne with a squad of men. 1 had no idea what I was supposed to do until I arrived at a little bhapel there and saw a large group of high ranking officers. "There were several generals there, I know, and a lot of Frenchmen covered with epaulettes anc gold braid. It was Colonel Harry F Hehters, I believe, of the arm> graves registration service, whc gave me the flowers and explainec I was to select the unknown soldier "The room was half dark, anc spooky. Suddenly I realized tha the casket I selected would epit omize America's dead. It would re ' pose, the colonel told me, in marble vault in Washington. Ther world leaders would pay homage a long as America itself survived. "It may sound foolish, but the re sponsibillty of the thing numbe me. Of course, all the caskets were nidentified. One would do as well as the other. But I couldn't bring myself to make a hasty choice. I kept thinking I might know one or 11 of these poor boys. I might have aten, slept and fought with them. Sow could I choose between them; he one that I selected would repose in an honored tomb, while the others would lie in nameless graves "As I walked about those four 'lagdraped caskets, each from a dif- 'erent cemetery, with the melancholy cooing of pigeons sounding from the eaves of that little chapel ;he tragedy and horror of war impressed themselves more forcibly on ne than at any other time of mj service in France, though I havt seen men falling like leaves from shrapnel and machine gun fire." Sergeant Younger, alone in tha dim chapel, said he slowly circle the row of coffins, reversed hi steps and paused. Again he' circle the tiny room and paused again hesitant, uncertain. Suddenly, h laid his flowers upon the caske third from his right, saluted an walked out into the sunlight. "Why did I choose the third from my right? That is something I will never be able to explain, but I can say that the choice was not exactly haphazard. Something seemed to stop me each time I passed that third one's coffin. Something seemed to say, 'Pick this one.' "As long as I live I will feel that I myself knew the man who sleeps in Arlington's amphitheatre." Here you see the arena in which representatives of world powers battle to keep Italy at peace with Ethiopia. It shows the League of Nations in session at Geneva, with Premier Laval (2) of France and Foreign Minister Maxim Litvlnoff (3) of Russia, at the head of the biff conference Baron Alolsl (1) Iniu Anthony land. tnblo flanked by of Italy and Cap- den (4) of Eng- WILL TAKE INITIATIVE IN MAKING FUNDS AVAILABLE AUSTIN, Sept. 18. (/P)—Governor Allred has gotten behind the movement to provide the state's youth with employment and better recreational facilities. The governor pledged the full cooperation of his office to the national youith administration and has promised to support a state appropriation of $50,000 to further the program. With state and federal cooperation it is hoped to give employment to 2,280 unskilled .young men from 16 to 25 years old, now on relief, on state parks improve mcnts. Thirty supervisors and 380 skilled workers also will be employed. The average term of employment will br from three to six months. H. P Drought, works progress admlnis tration chief has approved the project. State' funds will be used ox cluslvqly to purchase materials nni equipment for permanent improve mcnts. Youths in congested areas o population will IK given an oppor ttn. , „--_»*. The" fmn'ovlng'ot, heads: oi ram* flies fr'om the relief rolls WithJjOV* efhment projects Is ft notable ichievement," Governor Allred aid, "but this alone does not take care of the youth problem In Texas. When we stop to consider 123,880 young men and women in Texas hwarted In the very natural desire to establish themselves in the world, we can see the problem facing the national youth admials- ;ration. "We cannot ignore these young men and women, we cannot let ;hem starve, we cannot make them go to school forever, we cannot put them in the army and provide a war to put them to work." Governor Allred estimated the $50,000 state appropriation would be matched by $250,000 in federal funds for labor and administration. STRAIGHT IRISH TICKET PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 19 (/P)— A 34th ward voter named McManus emerged from the primary election voting booth with a broad grin. "I ons'""«>" u " "2" , just toted fo* fill names I lf fASt - - SAFE - - FLY —BUSINESS ..-PLEASURE —EMERGENCE Govt Licensed and Approved Authorized Agent T. W. A. Bfanlff Airlines PANHANDLE FLYING SERVICE Dec Graham ( Mgf. PAMPA AIRPORT 9536 — Phones.— 857 Hats Left Over $150 All styles, colors, sizes, slightly worn, Your Choice... 1 Caps - - - 3Sc TOM The HATTER 109Vz West Foster Fiancees Get Royal Blessing RODESS FIELD LESS PROMISING DUE TO ENCROACHMENT OF WATER TULSA, Okla., Sept. 19. (/P)—Oil 1 operators saw one potentially great new oil area fall this week while an old one boomed to new life undreamed a few months ago. I In Louisiana the Rodessa field appeared far less promising due to encroachment of water. Oil men had hailed it only recently as possibly as vast in extent as the huge East Texas area. In Kansas, only about 1,000 feet below the old producing horizon of the Oxford pool, oil men last week end completed the largest gusher ever drilled in that state. This was the Amerada-Sunray well that was given an official initial flow o( more than 37,000 barrels a day. Although the old, shallow pool long had been defined and actually was almost exhausted, the operators had no way of knowing definitely the extent of the deeper producing stratum. Oil men have been concerned for months over the fact wildcat operations have not furnished new production rapidly enough to com- 'pensate for depletion of fields. older CAPITOL JIGSAW By HOWARD C. MARSHALL Currently Europe's most celebrated engaged couple, the Duke ot Glou cester. third son of King George and Queen Mary ot England, and his fiancee. Lady Alice Scott, arc shown at Balmoral Castle, Scotland where they were guests following[announcement of then^_bo troth al. L E VI N E/S VALUES! EN'S SUITS Although present productive areas, if opened wide, could flood the nation with oil temporarily, they would be drained of their last recoverable barrel in short order to supply the tremendous modern demand for oil products. Hence the persistent, intensive search for new proven pools, to assure a future supply. Hence, also, the unconcern with which the mid-continent area views the open production in California fields. The mid-continent crude price structure has not shown any sign of weakening in the face of Constantly increasing coastal output. The refinery market has shown healthy strength in the face of the customary seasonal decline in gasoline consumption. A temporary flood of third, or low, grade gasoline caused a; slight weakening on the Chicago tank car market, but it was steady at 4V4-% cents today. The middle grade was off an eighth In the lower bracket at 5%-% cents AUSTIN, Sept. 19 (IP)— The loud speakers in the house of representatives chamber were being tested for the special session. "I promise every voter a pension, a quart of gin if he wants it, a mule and an acre of land," a gesticulating speaker before the microphone on the floor roared. "Moreover—" "Never mind," said a voice from up in the mechanical room. "You don't need to promise anything else. The machine's o. k." The impromptu political speaker was an employee of the house. Senator John S. Redditt of Lufkin was deluged with messages of 'congratulation on becoming acting governor during the absence of Governor Allred in Oklahoma and Lieut-Gov. Walter Woodul in New Orleans, Some of his friends seized the occasion to urge a little special attention for their section of the state. Stocks In Splurge >, Osaka TOKYO, Sept, 19. ((P)— The Tokyo arid Osaka stock exchanges stayed open until 6:30 p. m. today-three and one-half hours beyond their usual closing time—In a, wild bul market ba/sed on the war scare- Transactions reached record 'San Augustine friends send congratulations while governor of our ;reat state," one message read. Call attention state highway department San Augustine county ;reat need of- some .job being let iclp unemployed. "Also call Centennial appropria- ,ions committee attention allowing good appropriation San Augustine county cradle of Texas." Representative Herman Jones of Decatur breezed into town for the special session. "What. bill will you have?" some one asked. "What's your racket this time?" "Simple," Jones said. "We want to move the capital to Decatur." "Quit thinking such things," rejoined the other. "Keep on growing them peanuts." WASHINGTON. Sept. in (/P) —' Prom experts appraising the new federal tax system in the pnst- congrcss calm comes fresh assurance for the average taxpayer that the "big fellow," and he alone, will pay the added bill. Small corporations not only will be assessed nothing extra, but the great majority of them probably will get reductions in the amount they are required to shell out, those experts say after careful examination of the big tax measure expected to bring in a total of from $240,000,000 to $250,000,000. The new graduated corporation income tax, to be applied to 1936 income and payable in 1937, is put at 12 V6 per cent on the first $2,000 net income; 12 per cent on that between $2,000 and $15,000; 14 per cent from $15,-' 000 to $40,000 and 15 per cent on all above $40,000. Small Corporations Pay Less Under the old plan there was a flat rate of 13 3-4 per cent. Thus, a considerable fiscal weight has been lifted from every corporation with net earnings below $15,000 — and these, under the latest available government figures, comprise more than seven-eighths of all corporations making payments, or roughly 75,000 of a total of 82,000. Meanwhile, as to the increased individual income taxes—.also levied on 1936 earnings and payable in 1937 — the ordinary citizen need waste no pencil lead in figuring what they mean to him. The answer Is nothing, since no change is made below the $50,000 level. The new jlates start at a 31 per cent surtax on income between $50,000 and $66,000 and jump progressively higher until they reach 75 per cent on earnings more than $5,000,000. The old levy was from 30 per cent to a maximum of 59 per cent. Only 8,000 Affected Illustrative of the small minority which need worry about that sched- ule, the most recent authoritative estimate shows some 8,000 returns reporting income of more than $50,000 against more than 3,8000,000 reporting below that figure. Because of the imponderables involved, such as death and the degree of generosity 1 of holders of fortunes, the effect of the new estate and gift taxes can't be precisely weighed. The only wholly new Ucx In the setup is that placed on intercorpo- rate dividends, requiring payment of taxes 'on 10 per cent of all dividends one corporation receives from another—a blow at holding companies. The excess profits tax now levies six per cent on profits of between 10 per cent and 15 per cent above capital value; 12 per cent on those over 15 per cent. Formerly, a corporation could declare the value of its capital and then earn a profit of 12Vi psr cent without paying any excess profits tax. FAMPA'S FINEST SHOWING AT THIS LOW PRICE! Smartly tailored—for men and young men—finest quality woolens in a wide selection of colors and patterns. Choice of single or double-breasted styles. Some with sports back. Women's Shoes 198 1 A smart collection of new styles at a low price. Rayon Undies Scanties, stcplns, bloomers, etc. Tailored styles. Full-Fashion Fine Quality Sheer, all-silk hosiery in a wide ranee of new shades for Autumn. Slightly irregular. Men's Rcmiirkablo values at this low price! -New fabrics in Fall colors and mixtures. All men's sizes. All makes Typewriter and Other Office Machines Cleaned and Repaired. Wort Call JIMMIE TJCE Quail Future Farmers Elect QUAIL, Sept. 19—Quail Future Farmers directed by Dr. A. A, Tampke, formerly of McLean, have elected Eulen Higdon president. • Other officers are: Vice-president, Alvin Bradley; secretary, Robert Sweatt; treasurer, Benson Sorrell; reporter, R. L. Maberry; parliamentarian. Jack Brisbin; adviser, Dr Tampke. A charter will be issued soon by the state office. Quail students have an attractive booth at the Trl- State exposition. A dairy judging team is composed of Alvin Bradley Elmo Harwell, and Benson Sorrell with Robert Sweatt and Arthui Robinson as alternates. Guess Who? Come and-See For THE TOKYO Mwsic By Claude Hipps wd H»» Men's Smartly tailored collars, cuffs- full cut, in choice of white or solid colors. All sizes. A new shipment of fall styles and colors has just arrived! Smart styles for home or street. SILK DRESSES Women are assured of finest styles at lowest cost at Levinc's. Silks, crepes, etc. Whatever your choice you'll find .it in one. of these two groups of smartly styled frocks for Autumn. Delightful trims and details. All new shades and patterns. Men's Oxfords New Dress Oxfords in black-or brown. AH sizes. Men's Hats New snap brim styles in a wide choice of colors. 198 Boys' O'alls Sturdily built. . • Full-cut. Roomy. Boys' sizes. Ne'w Anklets Solid polprs and fancy cuffs. All Pr, LEVi:we:s.- l LEVINE'S'! 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