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Ames Daily Tribune and Evening Times (Newspaper) - December 19, 1929, Ames, Iowa STATE INCOME TAX HINTED AT BY COMMISSION IN ITS REPORT Preliminary Statement Is Filed With the j Governor DES la Dec i legislative study of 4 public exi retention of at least a small millage tax and application of revenue from new sources of i taxation to replace direct taxes were recommended to Governor John Hammill today in the first re port of the state board or assess inent and review and the Uve tax committee The report did not recommend imposition of an income tax for Iowa but indicated through a Jong discussion and recounting of steps taken by other states that such a tax was being considered seriously Consideration of various saies taxes capital stock taxes occupation taxes and franchise and license fees as revenue producers also was before the board it was indicated j although no definite tions were included in the report Complete Report Later The report due Dec I by terms of the act creating the board of assessment and review was mere ly and will be followed by a more complete report which j will recommend new tax sources j it said The delay in its tlon it explained was due to the press of requested public hearings and the necessity the board com plete assessment of public Utilities and equalize county assessments before beginning Its preparation Eleven joint been held by the committee and board since July 15 when the board mem bers were appointed the report said and members of both bodies have visited tax commissions and studied tax statutes of Kansas braska Minnesota Wisconsin and Ohio Four public hearings at which individuals and representa tives of tax payer organisations ap have been held for the pur pose of considering changes in tax ation laws that will bring about a more equitable distribution of the burdens of Expense Study Wording of the creat ing the board of assessment aad review the report said restricted the committee from undertaking a survey of public expenditure but we believe such a survey is not less important than the one this committee is directed o undertake We believe the next legislature should provide for a careful study Th STORY COUNTYS DAILY AND EVENING TIMES WEATHER FORECAST fair and Friday becoming umet tled m wett portion Friday night Not so cold Friday and in west portion late to night VOLUME Official Aines and Story County Paper AMES IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER IS 1929 United Press Full Wire Service NO 145 25 PERSONS DIE IN BLIZZARD t WHEN NEWS IS NEWS MYSTERY CASE t JURY IS HUNG of public expenditures and espec those of a local nature V Further WORST STORM IN YEARS HITS CENTRAL WEST Traffic and Communi Are Crippled all Heavy Reed Sees Only Slight Relief From Bitter Cold of Present Storm flU CUT DES MOINES Dec however was warmer from the bitter cold with the thermometer at 4 above weather which has held lowu in it was S above at Davenport an icy grip all week was six above at ised today by Charles D Reed streets and high government weather observer j ways continued a hazard to traffic n The mercury which dropped to j Clearing skies however Delegations S below is due to ted resumption of climb slightly in the western after fog forced suspension tions of the state tonight Friday for several days it will begin a gradual ascent in suell the thiru of j for Conference at London Deliberations jury in the Connie trial at a m today deliberation that six to j The question of whether after 13 hours it wais the degree of efficiency j which is being attained by public j administration and report that eliminating waste and extravagance and limit of public funds to the of the community The greatest problem ing the committee the report toldi the governor is thai 01 providing for more equitable assessments under the present general property Ua or alive apparently IAS Regardless of the taxes puzzled the jury of farmers may be raised from as much as the folk in this coim milage levies on general property will continue to be the principal Judge JS M Bone orders the j source of public revenue i I jury to return and stay there un In view of the survey made by j til you reach u verdict DEALER re firsts in De clam Contest a Jury Finds M Not FREED OF CHARGE won two firsts and second won a first a third aad a Colo won two sec Story Roland each Blizzard in 10 years blew OT V central part of the United St today death misery I and damage riding on its wings From the Mississippi river to the eastern seaboard the storm halted traffic broke down wire tion marooned delayed transportation and brought acute suffering to those whose coal and were low Reports to the United Press plac ed the death toll at about 25 with many communities snowbound and unheard from Seething under the blast of gales i that roared 60 miles an hour at in saow zoomed over the cen trial states Wednesday Sprang up iat ths whim of the gusts crippling movement by rail or street j Chicago appeared the hardest hit j with 10 already recorded j 17 12 inches of snow on the ground I more coming down and activity alj CHICAGO Dec The attempt of Alfred Van Boy Scout to do his daily good turn during the blizzard cost his life While aiding a motorist whose car had stalled in a snowdrift W e d n e s d a y Steenberg run down Tsy Stanley Anderson a chauffeur who was blinded by William 62 a janitor who took great pride in keeping the side walks clean in front of his building died of heart fail ure after having fought a losing battle with all parts of the state Reed dieted Fair weather also year brought much suffering was poor of the state in WASHINGTON Dec of State Stimson an LU LUC ui in uc i indicated for the period of today j larger center many and Friday Subzero and near zero wea er prevailed in every section of the state last night and today It coldest at Charles City and Sioux City where the naval dele extended to the utmost o care j been established for the many calls for warm j Re said no figures or details bad clothing food and fuel j been discussed because those mat In the rural districts farmers j ters must awalt ful ac dipped to 8 degrees below Aliand stockmen took added Des Moines it was 5 zelow I tions to safeguard their livestock Council Bluffs reported 4 the cold Peace TRACE FOUND Will Speak Here Friday at College OF HUCKINS PAIR tion In a separate formal statement I vigorously an I editorial appearing in todays issue Lof the Washington Post alleging of the Navy Adams had i been slighted In not having been j meet with the Japanese Japan will go into the London j conference prepared to trade sub tons for cruisers It was NEVADA Dec won a third and Milford and produce dealer was Zearing each won a fourth in the found not guilty of drawing and most at as MISS I WINDER t learned today Cigar Store NOW in JaPan to consider j u j j tons of submarines necessary S i to her defense But Tokio considers CEDAiR RAPIDS Dec 19 allotment to Per cent of all to E Huckins store was in the hands of a receiver to f day while authorities of three states sought Huckins and his father Elmer S Huckins on charg of obtaining under false important If the confer places the maximum rine fleet at a would make tons exceed 70 per Cent Japan is understood to be willing to reduce small cruiser and The r present j destroyer tonnage J The receivership was sought Japanese oy the Churchill Drug company 1497 6920 tons of which 1 Huckins granted of Cedar Rapids after the younger disappearance and was late Wednesday on the strength of an mortgage against the store The younger Huckins was affil with Charles b Negus in operation of the cigar store and 5s built or building France maintains the worlds largest submarine fleet aggregating 90098 tons of which 63068 tons would represent TO per cent After elimination of disposable craft the next largest fleet is tho British 68321 tons of which 47844 tons would represent 70 per cent it was said the retail business mether Japan would here has no with the computing ier the mysterious business from v Address Wi Feature or placed money invested would make a difference or 52 iper cent interest f 70 peF search was i maximum tonnage Story county declamatory contest of checks by a jury struggled thru drifts to get to work held at the Ames iiga school here at five oclock auditorium Wednesday evening Wednesday The jury was out a Miss Juanita Shaw of the hours i Farther west the storm appeared Clears in West lie speaking department of Drake university Des acted as critic judge The contestants their selections issued and ranking follows munic to 1 court The checks the Colo com The sun came thru clouds western districts and residents Cosmopolitan Meeting Miss Mary Ida Winder associate secretary of the national council the prevention of war will j two leaders of the strange busi i ness authorities d they had I no idea into what enterprise the placed them and the approved by London conference would est v ou the British requirement invested of 339000 tons announced In ioa American requirements are openly expressed by i estimated at about 35000 tons less scheme I Japans naval program when com will provide 206815 cruiser Se pany by Glazer In payment for poula mMii Anna Margaret Mavis Nevada try Ten checks In the hearings total outburst the joint legislative committee of The man Who claims to the general assembly v Franklin a first approximately and were re be j Carroll Wilson Colo The Unturned on the necessity for equalization of assessments not feel the need for repeating the survey the old The return of the checks ordinarily the k expected a b and Boston was deluged by a raia officials that u was followed Walter J Barngrover attorney tous including eight 10000 ton speak at Iowa State college Friday for the father and son said he cruisers built and four building Her believes they will give themselves u Ppr cet of 10000 ton cruisers up shortly after I would be 147 it the United States grover said he had not beard from i vverf alloted 21 and if the his clients since their American figure were 18 auce and added that he did riot the south the storm manifest afternoon at A 10 oclock in Physics ed charted the I Paul Story City The ed to the closing of the Farmers jury filed out again He Solder third Savings Colo recently They testified Wednesday that he was Claude Smith Ames I Am an on the Security Savings its report quoting from that not killed the night nine months American of Marshalltown VOuld measured report wheat tie state alleges the I Dramatic Glazers trial in the Ames court v Undervaluation Common sweetheart of Tiller Delia Xc in rural young girl was beaten f Scratch first and urban taxation reported ina and burned death by the Eileen Colo is out on 52000 bond signed by survey made by the Agricultural fendants rDoc second f Extension department in January j The Jury In the amazing trial Jane Helser i Routine matters occupied the this year will be removed by whieL doubt exists third auditorium Her subject will be Must We Have The ad dress which will be free to the public will feature the district con vention of Cosmopolitan clubs being i arrest lield at the week end I think they were trying to evade The district includes the seven out advise to remain the state until several times of Ut Vas originally Dec 4 into the United iDoc second UIP wires trial Jane Heiser Ames Scratch i Routine matters occupied the tention ofthe court today The De i lie said Dec 26 is the last day suffering and death came Press over crip the mercury in iowa and Minnesota Tho will end with a Christi January term of district court Christmas Fund i to remain a Dec or Ames the v for filing actions in the j 1928 mas party at the Gables Saturday board of assessment and review asj the victim is alive or Lucille Prescott legislative action to change its sent for a deputy shortly i Scratch fourth powers is raken in future years the j on Pase Humorous report declared Under pie present Caroline Palmer Ah law it indicated the i School Program first M i 1 f o r d cember term will close Friday after ed Woman Frozen Mrs Sarah J Page Williams The The January term will British Columbia on Jan 6 with Judge T G w death in hrr isolated cabin when she and an invalid daughter were I less than a week evening The remainder of the Citizens jaway only 60 of Lho 100 i depending on tho Social Service I league for their Christmas addresses on things of interest only j HANCOCK Wis Dec been of of of Ames on the bench board can do little to equalize the t assessments which aie made byj 2354 local assessors each engaged i J im Jl Iu in a competitive undervaluation inj an endeavor to lessen their share j of the county and state taxes i Personal property last ten years has vanishing from the tax list largely as the result of the sea with New of misadministration of the present j itself as the getting was f Schools to law the report declared Nearly i completed today when the of r 92 per cent of the colj the 336 passengers and crew of the I by millage levy iu state and j uner Fort Victoria ramme and local taxes comes from real estate sent lo the bottom one of the densest fogs in years were j DES Dec YORK Dec Mar Florence Banks Nevada Brotherly Grant Quam Roland Jimmy j Studies his third Helen Baxter Zearing Mama Papa on a Picnic fourth to keep a fire going Mrs Fred Anderson Baldwin riding ia an automobile behind the i hearse that held her dead husband killed when the car skidded on the icy road The party continued to the cemetery where Anderson was burried and then Mrs Five new members ci the board Andersons body was taken back to of directors of the Ames chamber i Baldwin m the same hearse commerce will be elected at i Temperatures plunged j the annual dinner meeting to be where today Cold reached early next month Retiring max in he Canadian north where every Cold reached its cli brought ashore and if personal property is to be returned to the list there is a special duty imposed upon the state board and also upon all local assess ors to put upon the tax list all tax able personal see that it is valued at the same rate as Just as the pilot was j members of the board are D L j and 11 During December iverson w H Jameson j les Dragoun Clay Stafford Iowa taxpayers will pay Jennings Bauge The Fort Victoria sank late Wed for the operation of the I President J H Aiusworth will after creeping down the state university State Teachers appoint a committee which bor on her way to Bermuda with college school for the blind and nominate 15 candidates for 171 passengers for a the deaf during position The five new mem real estate Although misadministration the present general property law accentuated the demand of tax for relief through some form of special taxes the demand was based on being dropped the liner Algonquin also outward bound ripped into the Fort toria amidships I The Fort Victorias engines were almost immediately put out of corn will i the I members j her State Auditor J W the board will be elected from j s announced today as he received j 15 nominees monthly requisition from the four j At the first meeting of the j institutions Xo requisitions were board following the election received from Iowa State college president vice president treasurer i CHICAGO Dec records for snow fall in Chicago were brok en today when the snow reached a depth of 145 inches with flakes still coming down The last previous record was 144 inches established in Jan uary 191 S The State University at Iowa and secretary of the chamber will i 1 time of the convention will be taken up with business meetings and i Have Open Minds to members of the clubs of tins Wisconsin vil V ll 1 1 tl 1 Miss Winder is a graduate of laB an mino cr t n oit Nebraska Central college and of Earlham college in Indiana Sho was formerly secretary for the Fel of Youth for Peace and has had been turned in this morn ing compared to total of a year ago We want people to understand attitude today regarding their prominent citizen Elmer S Huckins that the care of poor little children Few Hancock people had money jat Christmas is an extra service of 1 fri lao en la o t 1 n delivered addresses in the Huckins business the league and that regularly com ment of war all over the United which is under investigation States She has been engaged in At the bank of Hancock Cashier funds of the league cannot be used to buy Christmas toys for O k Ll v LIIO t i it n t peace work 1922 i L J Walker said that about the children Edith Friday she will also speak only interest anyone there had secretary said this morning Tne the junior and senior high school pupils of Ames noon Miss Grace Hoover in Huckins account was iu hop ing that it would not be with drawn or with general secretary of the Iowa State ins has never borrowed from the college Y C A will sponsor a bank Walker said luncheon in honor of Miss Winder j Almost everyone in the village The will be hold ui the j has profited by Huckins wealth j Memorial Union various citizens declared in ex and has appealed to the of Ames to help in the Altho the amount of money turn more the finan direct property tax We are inclin to doubt the wisdom of a com important economic changes since mission by water pouring into her Iowa general property tax laws were I hoid but S calls from an passed in the report said j emergency radio set soon brought At that time the report said scores of harbor craft to her aid there was little intangible wealth AH A R Franpis i and few monies and credits and consequently no satisfactory pro visions for taxing them were placed on the books except those included in the definition of monies and credits Although monies and cred its pay a flat rate of six mills on actual value it docs not appear that more than 10 to 15 percent of the monies and credits of the state appear on the tax list at all the report said The resolution creating the hoard the report pointed out requires us to collect information and formu late proposed legislation which provide the state revenue without The hovered around the welfare hygiene and er work the requisitions treasurer T W Barger 16 of boats cued ship and later transferred to other craft which put them ashore The Algonquin bound for Miami and Galveston Tex with 189 pas singers and 165 sailors anchored VATICAN CITY Dec ship izero mark at Chicago and register All transportation companies and railroads have added special buses and trains to their Warden Prepares Pope Elevates 6 New Cardinals Today five are las the cold intense to Tho five whose terms expire mday was promised for are Car Little H H Kil 1 dee Dr R D I Peyton and J Tilden first time in 10 days iu flve Charles jajes region expire In l Doug Slips Away From Jap Crowd and J II Ames pope imposed the red hat j 1031 are J H Ainsworth at shorelines and doing H N H Waldo hundreds of thousands of dollars damage The damage the middlewest to vehicles telegraph telephone wires and other pro perty was estimated in the millions six new cardinals today Forty cardinals including Car dinal Hayes and Cardinal of ty attended the ceremonies which j were a to the TOKIO Dec j of the popes introduction acrobatics of jfo the priesthotxl j who is Japan with his wife Mary Bums Out plot separation of sources of ford today the y indicated by the wording of the resolution We believe it would o far safer to leave a small mill IRO tax Recommendations Coming Our has been lo income taxes upon both Indi am business sales Six people f The Press report ed Tuesday in iu order lo the crowds that were fol lowing the Fairbanks party 1 No Damage Is Done A which out at Sale Scheduled Hundreds of homeless men be county I sieged the public library the Salva NEVADA Dec Anny citadels and railway and scavenger tax sale will be held u stations to escape the cod Nevada ou Jan 6 Property which snow m Chicago At und for Adlor planetarium 50 workmen were marooned for hours as the has been advertised and offered for sale for three times without clambered from n story win dow in his hotel slid down a pipe to nnd weal for i walk in the Main street former home of sold is offered at the the cafe called out the sale j i ire department Wednesday eve delinquent tax sale about oclock held on Dee 2 will nao be of thr lirr Dee 2 there was a let tli burn No jof worth of wd was clone OI Hives lake threw walls of water across Uie is the Thirtyfive Lake county III school children marooned without food in a small farm house Continued on Page Six sehed lev said in all things j j ules this weekend to date the Iowa State college stu dents who will be journeying home for Christmas vacation Classes at the college will end Saturday noon cars will be run Saturday noon to Des Moines and year this said contributions which plaining trust appreciated by the social i cial wizard It was ont who set them all the example The money was brought to The or buying at home If a Hanj office Wednesday rock merchant did not have what Organizations of the city have wanted told to adopted 10 whole families rcc set it aud it was said his of the social service ness here all transacted on a Several families still remain Mori cash basis He was generous information can be obtained at the was in smali contributed by the pupils of Richard they pointed Dav u junior huh school j social service office at the city hail or by telephoning the worker it j 492 Contributions of money or merchandise may be left at the To Execute Snook j office or at Tie Tribune COLUMBUS 0 Dec decision was expected mo today from the state supreme court as to whether it will review the appeal of Dr Ft Dodge by tho Ft Dodge Des James Howard Snook former Moines Southern university professor who is sched tion company They will leave the downtown terminal at 12 oclock The Rod Ball Transportation company is running special to northern points Saturday noon and tho Chicago North West ern railroad is running a special train to points at the same time Registration for quarter will be hold Thursday January from S a in to S p m will at S n m Friday January The fall was scheduled to close oclock Friday but tho grant in i of tho Thanksgiving vacation y resulted In dny to tho quarter uled to die Friday night for tho murder of his coed sweetheart Hix 25 Warden P E Thomas of the state penitentiary meantime was preparing for the execution Hawkeye Students to Have Long Vacation IOWA CITY la Dec annual Christmas exo dus of the 5000 University of Iowa students will start Friday A holiday lies ahead It is one of the longest holiday vacations ever permitted lit Iowa Classes will reconvene 7 for the final three weeks of the semester
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