Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on February 15, 1941 · Page 49
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Saturday, February 15, 1941
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3-1111 Arizona Republic, Ph'oenix, Saturday Morning, February 15, 1941 Page Five ENATE APPROVES NEW CEILING FOR FEDERAL DEBT landenberg, jtyrd And Taft Measure \f. — • ----- "•_.-- • ' "- — Capitol Grounds Receive Rosebushes- WASHINGTON, Feb. 14-lAP) 4 rhearing a chorus of pessi- rjnjsticwedictions that the costs of defense and British aid staggering, the senate raising the nat- to $65,000,000,000, larffKt sum in history. * (There have been conflicting •' statements as to the present '>'£SJi limit Some have placed it •IfriTt J49.000.000.000, others ' $53,300,000,000). came on a voice vote, audible opposition. The then went back to the lor consideration of several ments termed minor by SS?Bwwii. Democrat Mich• ££ 'floor manager of the legisla- JK*" 1 ! a-en veteran senate economy advocates and opponents of the BriUshaid program supported the EStion previously speeded iXn the house. They said that «lomj as congress voted huge ap- ™Sions and approved multi- t Bn-dollar authorizations, it R iwas forced to boost the debt Ions' Predict* 100 Billions ! Senator Byrd, Democrat, Vir- '.«inia, constant critic of the admin- tatration's fiscal policies, predicted 'ithat the $65,000,000.000 debt ceil- Cwould be forced up to $100,- 'inrinOOOOOO within the next two • years-He called for drastic cuts 1 in nondefense outlays. ? Senator Taft, Republican. 1 Ohio, from the Republican • Zfa advocated » larger tax lew. He said federal taxes should total $10,000,000,000 to $11,000,000,000 a year and accused Secretary Morgenthau and other administration leaden of "passing the buck" to congress on the matter of •unpopular" Increases in the a* The Ohio Republican "guessed" What the pending British aid bill -would cost about $5,000.000.000 the liirst year after approval. Senator *Vandenberg, Republican, Michi'-tan on the basis of testimony by i ".Secretary Morgenthau, — : —'- 1 CLUB PROJECT COMPLETED: Members of the Rose Garden Club yesterday completed » project they have been working: on for scene 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 Osbcrn 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 Windes, and Mrs. Frank Flynn.—(Republic Staff Photo.) 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 program, which will last three hours, will open with a campfire dinner. There will he games 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 \Vally 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 j 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 room 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 'home. Four Lumber Firms Fined SAN FRANCISCO, estimated i (AP)—Federal Judge Feb. 14— Martin I. , ,.„-,. that the treasury' would have Welsh today levied fines against i'about $7,000,000,000 for such pur-j four iiiioses in the fiscal year that be-icomi hardwood dictments last December as operating in violation of the Sherman anti-trust act. The indictments, among several made by a special grand jury in' vestigating 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 '.gins next July 1. Wheeler Voices View '.- Senator Wheeler, Democrat, San Francisco _____ ___ companies and four executives to nolo contendere, thus placing named in federal grand jury in- them at the court's mercy. The J. R. Biggins Lumber Company was fined $1,250, and . the senate be "realistic" and in- 15-crease the debt limit to 5100,000,Ife '000,000 .now. He said British "col- IS; onies" were requiring England to |«pay "cash on the barrelhead, and lIL-i-we claim we got our independence 11 -. In 1776." ..•-: Brown, In explaining the '.legislation, said the present debt limit was $55,300,000,000. Mort authorities have said the . debt was limited to $45,000,? 000,000 plus $4,000,000,000 ear.' marked Jast year for defense, iv. Brown said the treasury also • 4 hid authority to issue $4,000,'?',• 000,000 in "war saving* •temps" under 1918 legislation - and $800,000,000 in certificates under legislation dating- from :.;: tae Spanish-American War. 'j.': Brown explained that all these ; *ere -"consolidated in the new : legislation, which also would sub- i-jject the interest from all future , issues of federal securities to fed- |l««ral taxation and give the treas- |f.1iry flexible authority in issuing representatives to make a study of present and fiscal problems. Senator I<ec, 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 in detail the "high-pressure salesmanship" for Liberty bonds during 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. Hicgins jr., Frank O ' C o n n e r and Charles A. Koenip. Four other officials of the firms involved were granted probation. Judge Welsh also signed a consent decree under which the four the first World War and then I San Francisco companies were per- urged congress to adopt a definite! manently enjoined from partici- policy of "conscripting wealth" for the present emergency. Senators Bailey, Democrat, North Carolina, and Adams, Democrat, Colorado, "economy bloc," members of the said they feared 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 accepted an amendment by Sen- jecurities of small denominations j ator Norris. Independent, Nebras: to attract thrift-savings. | Taft Assails Plan ! Taft contended that the most ithe treasury could hope to raise jirom small Investors was 54,000&COO,000, He said it must borrow 'about 119,000,000.000 in the next '16 months and this would result in loading down banks with government bonds, "with "probable danger from inflation." , - ^Tms is merely makeshift it-hen ka. 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 reimburse the post office department for any expenses incurred in selling federal securities, and re__=-a sound policy," Taft said, moved existing limitations on de- ayrd sounded a similar warning nominations of stamp and other « he asked congress to create a thrift-savings issued by the treas- jgint committee of six senators Budget Sports Shop Has Your Skirt on a Stick 1.98 Tropical printed cotton skirts come tied as pictured On a bamboo stick! Tub them, tie them again and let them dry "crinkle pleated". Like the full skirts Navajo women wear . . . like the native Hawaiian 'tort ... fun to wear here in our Arizona sun! Green, brown, red and blue, sizes 10 to 18. »i Kenley white dotted SWIM blouse (sketched) . . 1.98 Eorrlcki' Budget Sporti Shop, Street Floor paling in any future conferences, 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 the Sherman antitrust act, not only in Northern California but throughout the nation. 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." U. S. Post Quit By New Mexican WASHINGTON. Feb. 14—(AP) President Roosevelt today accepted the resignation of James W. Young of New Mexico as director of the bureau of foreign and domestic commerce, effective as of January 31 last. 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