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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 8, 1931
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the Upper Pea Moines.ReptiMican, April 8, 1931 THE IOWA LEGISLATURE NOW ONlAST LAP OfSESSION Restricting Half Accomplished ,* Appropriation* Well on the Way. Des Monies, Iowa, April _6. Special «r,M?, e Y P!5er Des Motaes-Kepubllcan: Within two weeks of this date Iowa's legislators may expect to be at home again, with explanations of their work in the 44th general assembly and pos^ slbly excuses for the many failures to Perform up to advance notices by this session, sifting committees have been JSJned hi both houses and some 300 bills for acts in each house are now to OB sifted out, examined, assayed as to then- value and either recommended for passage or left in the "barrel" to be forgotten. Congressional ^districting has been advanced far beyond where it was thought possible two weeks ago, by the house agreeing on and adopting the plan known as the Tamlsea plan, which leaves two of the present congressional districts as they are, and with a very fair squaring! up of some of the ancient monstroclties known as "strips" and "monkey wrenches," etc. —gerrymanders from a tune fifty years ago when politicians prevailed over good sense. It is even hinted now that there may bfr a decision by the state supreme court on the hundred million dollar roaa bond amendment in time for the present session to act upon it and call the special election necessary before adjournment, provided the session runs over time as it did two years ago— and, providing the declson is favorable to the bond plan. - Much bitterness has been aroused over the tax program and many house members expressed themselves as dis- rouraged and wishing the assembly could adjourn at once, as nothing had been accomplished and nothing could be under the conditions. Income Tax la a Deadlock. ».HV "V^WKtoetoilng vote of 75 to 32, with but one member not voting the afternoon to accept the senate amendment to the income tax bill, including the features of the county assessor bill, previously voted down by the house 65 to 41 A few minutes later they refused to concur In other amendments to the in- H om ,? te * bill made by the senate, including a cut from three per cent to This is thought to be the death knell of the assessor bill and also the Income tax, although the action of the house sends the income bill back to the senate, which must recede from Its amendments, or the bill goes to a con- Cmmltee from bodies. T « , . There is little hope of either measure being saved, as the house by its decisive vote shows It will accent the coun- ., exceptional roadabiUty The new Duick Eight is remark- •bly steady and easy to keep on the road mainly because of the Torque Tube Drive, which transmits the driving power direct to the frame and keeps the wheels in positive alignment. Mid up—f. o. b. Flint, Mich. «!»/» f to tbiir popularity, tbiprtiml modth comint mmmir and/fli ALGONA MOTOR SALES South of Algona Hotel Algona, Iowa. Phone 714 THB EIGHT AS BUICK BUILD 81? known that there are five members of the senate who are pledged to vote against the income tax unless the assessor measure is Included. ™™ !f Possible that the conference committee can bring out an income tax bin that might be passed by the house by the senate, but'this, too, met wiih the most general approval. It is claimed It has enough votes pledged to pass it in the senate, and settle this much discussed problem, that has kept the map workers busy for months. Senate Passes Pbh-Oame BUI. The senate Thursday passed a bill providing for a new fish and game commission, but amended the bill as passed by the house several weeks ago reducing the commission to five instead of six members and permitting the present state game Warden and his deputies to hold office until expiration of their present terms, after which time the warden and deputies will be appointed by the commission. An amendment providing for the consolidation of this department with the conservation department, under one commission, was voted down. Senate Passes Budget Bill. The senate Thursday forenoon finally adopted the appropriation bill after a two days' debate. The asking of the various departments, included in the budget, were cut $729,141 per year, or $1,458,282 for the two years, leaving the total voted at $15,663,163.05, or $123, 991.74 per year less than for the past two years. The reduction was brought about by cutting the annual appropriation for the state-departments, the state board of control Institutions, $109,250 and the state educational institutions $508,281. The house is expected to trim the appropriations in the bill istill further 1 . The board of control cuts are from building items, and those from the educational Institutions are from the support and maintenance , -aHi two houses are deadlock, seemingly. The senate s strong tor an assessor bill and the house for an income tax. The senate is at heart against any Income tax and thehouse against any assessor bill Two weeks ago this letter stated that if a straight vote could be taken on the assessor bill In the house, free from the hope of saving th e income tax, there would be 74 votes against It. This prediction was more than verified on Thursday, when that opportunity oc- is curred. Redlstrictlng Bill Passed. Rn, ™ ursday f ° re noon passed 60 to 48 the Tamisea-Green-Forsllng- Rutledge-Husted congressional redis- trictlng bill, after a battle that lasted most of Wednesday and Thursday forenoon. Wednesday the house resolved itself Into a committee of the whole and discussed the various maps and amendments and took a number of informal ballots, and Thursday finally passed the above bill, which fixes the districts as follows: First ^dUsttrict— Washington, Lduisa Jefferson, Henry, Des Moines, Lee, Van Buren, Iowa, Johnson, Cedar and Muscatine counties. Second— Clinton, Linn and Dubuque. Jacksoto, Jonea, Thh'd— Black Hawk. Bremer, Butler, Franklin, Wright, Hardin, Qrundy, Marshall, Tama and Benton. Mitchell, anan, Delaware. Cerro~t3oraor-istn5i items. House Holds .First Night Session. The house held a night session last Thursday, In its first overtime attempt to catch up with the heavy calendar. Something like 300 bills remain to be disposed of, with adjournment date but two weeks away. The speaker has appointed a steering committee to take charge of all legislation, and It assumes its duty today. The members are H. N. Hansen of Wlnnebago count- ty, Forsling of Woodbury, Brown of Polk, Relmer of Lyon, Felter of Warren, McGreery of Linn, Wamsted of Mitchell, Craven of Jasper and Ballew of Appanoose. No bill can be acted upon now except by the vote of this committee, which is practically a solid administration group. This means that bills passed by the senate are likely to get the axe. .Order Tax Cut of Five Per Cent. A swift and direct way to tax reduction succeeded hi the house last Wednesday, when that body voted 92 to 6, passing the Elliott bill requiring all taxing bodies in the state to reduce then- levies at least five per cent, based on the levies made for 1931 and 1932. This applies to cities and towns, townships, school districts and to counties. An exception was injected into the bill by a motion to permit the state budget director to suspend operation of the law in certain emergencies, so that it will not work a hardship on any locality. This is known to have strong support in the senate and is expected to pass that body and it will receive the signature of the governor, who is said to have expressed himself in its favor... dimly visible, wnlte, flrm, and clear and the germ not visible, uniform 1 size with a minimum weight of 2 ounces to the dozen. This grade woul Include eggs that would meet the spec! flcatlons required that each grade b labeled and sold as such. Mixing o grades is prohibited, and the grad placed on the package shall not be higher than the minimum grade of anj egg contained therein. Producers whe sell direct to consumer at retail shal be exempt from grading and label- Ing their eggs. In other words, an egg must almost have a pedigree and bil or health before it can be retailed. Many Want on Highway Commission Governor Turner Is facing a hard problem in selecting a satisfactory man to succeed the late H. E. Dean, of Ocheydan, on the state highway commission. It is understood over fifty applications have already been received by the governor. The appointment Is expected to go' to the eleventh congressional districts, home of the late member, although there are a number of candidates from the Tenth district. The governor has not indicated when he will make the appointment, but It is expected soon. The northwest corner of the, state with its sixteen "gravel" counties is very anxious for a strong successor to Mr. Dean, one Who would help In carrying out the plans proposed under his leadership. If the constitutional amendment passed, these sixteen counties will have to look for funds from the surplus to Improve then- highways, and that means a fight all along the line. It is understood the governor will only appoint some man who supported him In the primary last June. ' Governor Turner Is besieged by seekers after appointments also to the state education board, where four places ara to be filled, and now for the five places; on the new fish and game commission," a total of ten appointments all of which must be confirmed by the senate. Defeat Public Utility BUI. _ —-*- -'— y- *-«j'»»v« of Marriage. Governor TufBeT-laSt~weTSir"srgHeaf The house last week defeated another of Governor Turner's recommendations, when it voted down the proposed public utility commission by a vote of 67 to 34. The democratic bloc under the leadership of Mrs. Carolyn Pendray of Jackson county, O. J. Ditto of Osceola and O. J. Relmers of Lyon county, voted solidly against the measure and voting with them were many rural republicans. The supporters were the faction aligned with Speaker Francis Johnson and Governor Turner. The bill proposed an appointive commission to have control of rates and regulation of all public utilities. Opponents claimed it would be used as a pawn to bring the utilities Into politics to gain control of the commission. Senatorial Redlstrlcting KUled. The house last Friday after but brief discussion killed the Torgensen-Ellsworth senatorial redistrictlng bill by a vote of 56 to 43, and thus ended all chances of rearranging the state senatorial districts for this session. The bill had previously been selected out of a number as the most satisfactory and the basis from which to work, but after two or three minor amendments had been adopted, the debate ended and the matter was disposed of quick' " CANADA THISTLE A KOSSOTHPROBLEM Weed Eradication Campaign Planned for County for Coming Year. PORTER IS IN CHARGE OP THE CAMPAIGN. Talked Weed Eradication at Kossuth County Meeting in Algona Recently. Made Suggestions for Co. Canada thislte, sow thistle, horse nettle, field bindweed are an ever increasing problem that farmers have o contend with in this state. To Kosuth county farmers the most discussed weed seems to be Canada thistle, /ontrol and eradication of these weeds efore they become a still more serious lenace to local fields Is the object of he cooperative weed eradication cam- algn planned hi many Iowa counties or the coming year. Mr. Porter of the Iowa State Col- !ge, has been in charge of the weed eradication projects wherever they have been carried on in various localities of the state during the past several years and is helping in the present county campaign. Porter at Meeting. Mr. Porter talked weed eradication methods at a Joint meeting of the county supervisors, township weed commissioners and farm bureau officers held recently In the court house in Algona. Here It was planned to hold meetings In every township for the discussion of the weed problem. And through this series of meetings by the support of all residents Interested in the control of weeds to start a general weed campaign which will neip control noxious weeds while thev are still in limited areas and also aid In the enforcement of the law where A NEW AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE SERVICE announced by Kossuth County Motor Club fouowlng s *>u in case your SEKVICE - Furalsh es bond In event of traffic rule vlo- H? D ^-^VICE-tlp-to-date maps avaUable to . AND ID ENTIFICATION CAUD-Metal tag fur- for cor, together with proper Identification card ab ° Ve P rotcc «°n and membership Is given r" W " h y0 ° r AutomobUo ^'H* »»d Pro- There Is no additional cost for this service DON'T WAIT UNTIL IT IS TOO LATE- MAKE YOUR AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE UP-TO-DATE by insuring with the Algona Insurance Agency Phone 55 C. B. La Barre (1st door north Iowa State Bank) Al Falkcnhaincr parties are slow in cutting or destroying noxious weeds. Suggestions Listed. Suggestions for county wide cooperation are listed by R. H. oPrtcr as follows: , 1 :. Plans to be made for cooperation of the responsible groups In the county such as the board of supervisors, the township trustees and the weed commissioners and county farm bureau. These groups should feel their responsibility in supporting an educational campaign. 2. If possible use the set of circular letters on weeds which will be available this spring. 3. Establish several demonstration Plots in the county consisting of chemical treatments, alfalfa as a smother crop, clean cultivation and a combination are listed by R. H. Porter as fol- " g> Wapello. Keokuk, ^l^Y"^*^."*^ P=eTL^^^ Decatur and Ringgold. «»*«e. The measure was «™^ m i^ *<*~,,*«^ <„ Sixth—Story, Dallas, Polk, Madison, Warren, Marion. Seventh—Harrison, Shelby, Audubon, Guthrle, Pottawattamie, Cass, Adair, Adams, Taylor, Mills, Montgomery, Page and Fremont. Eighth—Crawford, Carroll, Greene, Boone, Calhoun, Webster, Hamilton, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Palp Alto, Kossuth, Hancock, Emmet, and Winnebago. Ninth—Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson, Sioux, O'Brien, Clay, Plymouth, Cherokee, Beuna Vista, Woodbury, Ida, Sac and Monona. This bill made comparatively few changes in most of the districts, hence CASH LOANS Automobile Loans Refinancing—Payments cut down. Special Loan Service to farmers for the purpose of buying good graded milch cows. Loans can be made on cows you already have. Convenient terms. Loans made at once —No delay Western Credit Company Algona, Iowa Phone 55 First door North of Iowa State Bank. . The measure was warmly discussed in both houses of the general assembly and was once voted down in the lower house, but on a motion to reconsider, Its supporters were successful in obtaining its passage. Towns bordering on other states opposed, it ofi the ground that It would have a tendency to cause couples desiring to be married to go out of the state. A bill by Hopkins of Guthrle county provides that teachers be given only one, instead of two days' pay while attending teachers' institutes. Cut Size and Load of Tracks. The house amended the senate bill fixing the size and load of motor trucks, reducing the length of trucks from 35 to 30 feet, and trailer and truck from 50 to 40 feet, and the load on each wheel to three tons. Busses were limited to 33 feet in length. The height of load was also fixed, and the speed of trucks limited to 35 miles per hour. There was a hard long battle over the bill. The senate Friday refused to concur In the amendments to the truck regulation bill as made by the house and sent the bill back to that body, which must recede from its action or the measure will go to conference. The senate voted an amendment to increase the load per wheel from three to three and one-half tons. Municipal Utilities May Sell Supplies. The house last Friday gave approval to the bill by Representative Finnern of Denlson authorizing municipally owned water, gas and electrical plants to sell supplies and fixtures, the same as the privately owned plants now do. Leave it to some legislator to discover something new each week to license and tax. The latest proposal Is a $50 annual tax on portable feed mills and oats hullers and grinders, with a $100 /\«tp n 1 IT Ilf 1 If i\ ft \rn ONE RAILWAY PAYS CO. $17,930 TAXES Treasurer Kruse Receives Nearly $18,000 in Taxes Prom Milwaukee Ry. TAXES INCREASE EACH YEAR. Milwaukee System Has 3,660 Miles of Track In Iowa and Pays $1,374,572 Taxes in the State. County treasurers located in the Iowa counties, where the Milwaukee road operates, this week are receiving from the railroad checks In payment of taxes for the year 1930. Kossuth county receives this year $17,930.21 of the $1,374,572.62 paid by the Milwaukee read In Iowa to be used for the benefit of the residents of this state. Pay- weed commissioners may help establish plots in which Titonka Youths Qualify as Scouts Boy Scout pins were awarded to Ti tonka scouts who have qualified under the direction of Rev. L. G. Gartner and his assistant, G. j. Sartor. The first call was for boys fifteen years anc older and now boys more than twelve years will be asked to join. The following boys comprise the first troop Kenneth Carlson, Raymond Helfner Harley Larson, Wilbur Godfredson Arthur Budlong, Edward Boyken, Merwyn Hanson, Woodrow Peterson, Henry Harms, John Gartner, Harold Gartner, Clifton Shultz, Clifford Krantz and John Rlppentrop. gone to press and wUlbel3£?? &S*mSS: April. It outlines several methods of killing perennials and describes a new weed killer. 4. Secure a few cooperators who will keep records on the cost of eradication by one or more methwls. We will supply record blanks: The information secured will aid in convincing people of the most effective and economical method to use. 5. Prepare an exhibit of accomplishments for the county fair. Local people can aid in preparing this exhibit. 6 Encourage landlords to cooperate with their tenants In the control of weeds. IRVINGTON NEWS. Dr. C. W. Packard. penalty for failure to comply with the law. The portable grinder industry Is a new one, but doing a thriving business and competing strongly with the business of the local elevators. Eggs Must be Eggs, Under a bill by Senator Chrlstophel, passed by the senate Thursday, all eggs offered for sale at retail must be graded and labeled In accordance with their quality, size and condition. For instance, the "Hennery or Special" grade "shall be eggs that are clean and | sound, with an air space of one-eighth of an Inch or less in depth, yolk only nient is made In two Installments. The Milwaukee road has an important investment in Iowa comprising right-of-way, b'uildings, equipment ant over 2,660 miles of track of all kinds Service Is maintained at 350 stations In normal times its payrolls in the state amount to more than $11,000,000 annually, divided among nearly 6,500 employes. Each year the road purchases materials and supplies costing more than $1,000,000 from manufactures and producers in Iowa. Railroad taxes have increased con- Dr. C. W. Packard, who died in Los Angeles, California, March 18, was at one time a practicing physician at Titonka, and many old friends in this vicinity regret his untimely death Miss Mary C. Kaln, well known Algona lady, now living in Los Angeles, sends us the following appreciation of his character and news of his death: " 'What's brave, what's noble— .Let's do It. And make death proud to take us.' —Shakespeare "I know of no better epitaph than PLATE GLASS Do not send away for Glass. We undersell mail order houses on auto glass and we serve while you wait. ; Joe Greenberg siderably in recent years. Complete figures for the year just closed are not as yet available but in 1929 the railroads of this country paid in taxes approximately $420,000,000. Since 1911 railroad taxes have increased 302 per cent while Investment in their properties increased but seventy-four per cent. From these statistics it would appear that, so far as taxes are concerned, our railroads are In a class all by themselves. Railroad Mail Chief Clerk Died Suddenly. A. B. Hauger, chief clerk of the Railway Mall service on this division, died Friday at a Dubuque hospital, following an automobile accident. Mr. Hauger was in Algona March 18 and conducted the case examination for the clerks. He was popular with the postal workers under his supervision and had many friends. First Lutheran Church. The Dorcas society will meet on Friday at two-thirty at the Torkel Hill home, 610 South Wooster street. Mrs. Hill and Mrs. J. T. Bohannon will be For Sunday: Sunday School at ten o'clock and morning worship at ten- forty-flve.—O. B. Olsson, pastor. thls for Dr. C. W. Packard, who died the morning of March 18 at 12:30 a. m. He was kind and pleasant to visit with, always Interested in the well being of those about him. He was Indeed noble and brave and death was proud to take him. "He had made several calls after supper of the previous day and had two phone calls that evening—the last one about twenty minutes before his passing. He had often wished to "die in the harness" aa he put It, and the angel of death was kind in carrying him away while he was still Interested In his work. At the Iowa picnic only a few weeks before h e spoke of his heart condition, but looked so well, that it was hard to realize he would soon be called. "Dr. Packard practiced in Titonka for seven years and will perhaps be remembered best In that neighborhood. He moved from there to Gary, Indiana, and four years ago came to live in California, where he had worked up a very good practice. "His wife survives him and is com- .orted by his niece, who has lived In ;ho family for several years. Thus it is that life goes on without us. It is evident that the world has little need of any one of us. Only his loved ones will miss his pleasant face and the coming of his footsteps."—M. C. K. Everybody Supplied Including Hospitals, Ackley World: Sheriff Burma of Butler county—Just over the line—gave up 240 gallons of alcohol that he has taken from bootleggers, to the hospital at Waverly; the liquor was taken in recent raids on law violators, who by this time may be making more of it, as there appears to be plenty in circulation. The alcohol will be used at the hospitals for medicinal purposes Superintendent Wm. Shirley of Algona visited the Irvington school on Thursday. Wm. Gronbach went to Des Molnes Wednesday night on business. He returned home Friday morning. Mrs. Clifford Cameron of Danbury, spent a few days with her mother, Vfrs. Beeda Watson and family. Dick and Paul Watson spent last week at Knoxville, visiting with their grandmother, Mrs. J. M. Watson. Mrs. Ed. Hammer, who has been suffering with rheumatism for the past three weeks, is on the road to recovery. Mr. and Mrs. Erby Benson of Buffalo Center, spent the week end with Mr. Benson's sister, Mrs. Paul Hudson and family. The Cresco Embroidery club met on Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Morris Parsons. Luncheon was served late in the afternoon. Bernard Frankt spent the Easter vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. U B. Frankl. Bernard is attending Creighton College at Omaha. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Spurgeon and family and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dole and family spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Skilling of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Miller and their daughter, Betty Mae of this vicinity spent, Sunday at the home of Mrs. Miller's sister, Mrs. Fred Skllllng and family of Algona. Ray Watson of San Francisco, California., came Saturday to visit with hia wife and children. Mr. Watson had been in Knoxville the past week attending his father's funeral. Carolyn Frankl of Three Forks, Montana, visited Wednesday with her brother, U. B. Frankl and family. Miss Frankl is spending a few weeks visiting with friends and relatives. Mrs. John Frankl and daughter, Del- of Algona spent Saturday with Mrs. - 1 " parents, Mr. and Mrs. David D * -4. m D £ lla> who att ends the Iowa 5J± ^bers' College at Cedar Palls, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dole and daughter, Lois of Pine Island, Minnesota, spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mrs. Dole's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Schumacher of Bancroft and also with Elmer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dole. Chas. L. Miller Retailer Rawleigh's Good Health Products Spices, Extracts, Flavors, Soaps Toilet Articles, Dentifrices, Polishes, Stock and Poultry Preparations, Insecticides, Stock Dip, Disinfectant, etc. Telephone Orders Promptly Filled Phone 678-J, Algona, Iowa, 41-tf Start Chicks Right Are the first hundred years the hardest 9 Perhaps not in a chick's life, but the kind of feed they get in the first few weeks determines the health and vitality of the bird. 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