Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on February 15, 1941 · Page 27
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Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Saturday Morning, February 15, 1941 Page Fiva iENATE APPROVES NEW CEILING FOR FEDERAL DEBT t' : ' fandenberg, rdAndTaft litMeasure Capitol Grounds Receive Rosebushes- s—-_.•„ nrMicuuui that the costs of ^ c .farfense and British aid r—tlnnal otu<= : _^ the senate the nat- *?'^nout t $49 0 000,000,000, others 15sW£ )- ^ T h e - iJtoW audible opposition The f *• -,,» then went back to the I SSw wnsideration of several fssfe^s^T^ floor manager of the legisla- veteran senate economy s and opponents of the i'.irftishaid program supported the 4 friction previously speeded HS the house. They said that feXe as congress voted huge ap- »MoStJons and approved multi- ffin-dollar authorizations, it •""Stoodi to boost the debt lim- *• Predicts 100 Billions «fcnator Byrd, Democrat, Vir- -SSnstant critic of the admm- *""'• -, fiscal policies, predicted two cuts within the next called for drastic ta nondefense outlays. c Senator Taft, Republican, from the Republican advocated a larger tax He said federal taxes ™™d total $10,000,000,000 to $11,000,000,000 a year and accused Secretary Morgenthau and other administration leaders of "passing the buck" to congress on the matter of -unpopular" Increases in the . The Ohio Republican "guessed" .that the pending British aid bill S wuia cost about $5,000,000,000 the " Hist year after approval. Senator ^Vandenberg, Republican, Michi• ran on the basis of testimony by ^'Secretary Morgenthau, estimated Ivthat the - treasury' would have aabout 57,000,000,000 for such pur- I noses in the fiscal year that be, I gins next July 1. It Wheeler Voices Mew 5 Senator Wheeler, Democrat Olontana, outspoken opponent of B the lease-lend bill, suggested that Ik the senate be "realistic" and in- l|i.«Kue the debt limit to $100,000,1| J ;WO,000 now. He said British "col- lionies" were requiring England to f• pay "cash on the barrelhead, and •Kf claim we got our independence In 1776." Brown, In explaining the legislation, said the present ' debt limit was $53,300,000,000. Most authorities' have said the - debt ins limited to $45,000,! 000,008 plus $4,000,000,000 earmarked last year for defense. ; Brown said the treasury also Vhtd.authority to issue 44,000,, DM,000 In "war Ravings ' stamps" under 1918 legislation and $300,000,000 in certificates "•under legislation dating from , ' tte Spanish-American War. |J", Brown explained that all these |rf.**re consolidated in the new |; legislation, which also would sub- l s i ject the interest from all future | a Issues of federal securities to fed-1 j. «ral taxation and give the treas- Scouts Give Entertainment Boy Scout troops sponsored by Latter Day Saints churches of the Phoenix district will stage a public entertainment beginning at 6 p. m. today on the patio of the Latter Day Saints Church at Third avenue and Latham street. The propram, which'will last three hours, will open with a campfire dinner. There will be Ramos and scouting demonstrations, motion pictures, and novelty entertainment. Appearing will be Billy Burns, who has doubled for Harold Lloyd and other screen stars and who will present a series of impersonations. Arrangements are in charge of Wally Broberg, president of the Phoenix stake of the Mutual Improvement Association. Proceeds will be used to send boys to summer camps. Baby Rescued, Mother Jailed Police early yesterday jailed a 22-year-old Coldwater district woman pending a sanity investigation, and reported she was found, nude in a local hotel room and that she told them she attempted to smother her three-month-old daughter. Mrs. Ruth Melcher, police matron, said the baby, also unclothed, was found almost smothered under several quilts on a bed in the room. It also was suffering from malnutrition and exposure, she said. The woman told her, Mrs. Melcher said, that "the spirits" advised her to leave her husband and two other children, three and two years, and destroy herself and her baby. A package of razor blades was in her clothing. She was discovered by a male resident of the rcom when he arrived there about 3 a. m. He notified the hotel manager, who summoned police. Mrs. Melcher said the baby was recovering in the county children's i home. CLUB PROJECT COMPLETED: Members of the Rose Garden Club yesterday completed a project they have been working on for some time by planting a rose garden in the capitol lawn in front of the north wing. Mrs. Jane Harmon, chairman of the project committee and the club's first president, is holding the first bush and waiting for Governor Osborn to get busy with the shovel. Club members in the immediate background, left to right, are Mrs. George Olney, Mrs. Ronald Luplow, Miss Sarah Atwood, Mrs. B. M. Atwood, Mrs, Dudley \Vindes, and Mrs. Frank Flynn.—(Republic Staff Photo.) Four Lumber Firms Fined SAN FRANCISCO, (AP)— Federal Judge Feb. 14— Merlin I. Welsh today levied fines against four San companies Francisco and four hardwood executives named in federal grand jury in- dictments last December as operating in violation of the Sherman anti-trust act. The indictments, among several made by a special grand jury investigating Northern California building practices, accused the firms and individuals of controlling bids and establishing unreasonably high prices. Attorneys for the firms had changed their pleas from innocent to nolo contendere, thus placing them at the court's mercy. The J. R. Higgins Lumber Company was fined $1,250, and fines of $1,000 were levied against the E. L. Bruce Company Inc., White Brothers and the Inlaid Floor Company. The four executives ordered to pay $1,000 fines were Alfred J. Bowman, J. E. Higgins, jr., Frank O' C o n n e r and Charles A. Koenig. Four other officials of the firms and six representatives to make a complete study of present and "postwar 1 ' fiscal problems. Senator Lee, Democrat, Oklahoma, sponsor of a scheme to "draft dollars" for national defense, openly questioned the ability of the treasury to borrow by "voluntary methods" all the funds authorized. The Oklahoma senator recalled involved were granted probation. in detail the "high-pressure sales-j Judge Welsh also signed a con- manship" for Liberty bonds during the first World War and then urged congress to adopt a definite . .„.„..„„„ „...„....„„..„ policy of "conscripting wealth pating in any future conferences, | 0 f N GW Mexico as director of the sent decree under which the four San Francisco companies were permanently enjoined from partici- |th"e"resfsnatiorTof James'\V.~You~ng Congratulations Sent By Consul Felicitations on the arrival of the 29th anniversary of Arizona's statehood were extended to Governor Osbcrn yesterday by Morelos Gonzales, Mexican consul stationed in Phoenix. , Mr. Gonzales sent the governor the following message: "On behalf of my government, of this consulate, of the citizens of Mexico residing in this state and of myself, please accept my most cordial congratulations on the anniversary of Arizona's statehood." o U. S. Post Quit By New Mexican WASHINGTON, Feb. 14—(AP) President Roosevelt today accepted for the present emergency. Senators Bailey, Democrat, North Carolina, and Adams, Democrat, Colorado, members of the economy bloc," said they feared j «rnment bonds, "with f flanger from inflation." ."This is merely makeshift when weneefl a sound policy." Taft said. .Byrt sounded a similar warning EL. ""^ congress to create a jomt committee of six senators the constant borrowing policy of the government would lead to financial collapse and disaster. "We're not floating down the river, we're rolling down it with all our energy," the Colorado senator said. Just before passage, the senate ator Norris. Independent, Nebraska. As explained by Brown, this amendment would restrict to one year the authority of the secretary of the treasury to limit the amount of small-denomination government securities any individual might own. Two other senate amendments gave the treasury power to reim- probable burse the post office department for any expenses incurred in selling federal securities, and removed existing limitations on denominations of stamp and other thrift-savings issued by the treasury. negotiations or understandings intended to control the price of the hardwoods in which they deal. The plea of nolo contendere was the first in this section in the current campaign by the attorney general's office to curb violations of :Jiry flexible authority in issuing accepted an amendment by Sen- |tecunnes of small denominations -*— ^ T — : ~ T—^««««^««* XT«^^«^_ to attract thrift-savings. • Tan Assails Plan . Taft contended that the most we treasury could hope to raise 'from small Investors was 54 000 '000,000. He said it must borrow Jbout »9,000.000,000 in the next 16 months and this would result in loading down banks with government bonds. 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