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San Antonio Express (Newspaper) - March 11, 1936, San Antonio, Texas ALICE Comments on Washington by one of the most brilliant women of the capital now a regular feature in San Antonio VOL. 71 i LI'L ABNER This new comic strip in San Antonio Express promises to be one of the most Also a Sunday Express comic the new wright the Federal Govern ment would continue its large-scale until 1941, at Accepting the fact that expenditure for emergency cannot well be dropped all at but must be tapered off such use of public funds doubtless wil receive civic Money spent on needed roads not only will afford the maximum of em- ployment for the but also will assure the people the most returns on their would extend the 125-million-dollar annual propriation for Federal aid be matched with State through 1940. It also would add 36 million dollars annually for roads through National forests and parks and Indian would grant the States 25 million dollars a year for rural routes and school lines and 50 millions more for The added 75 millions a year should help greatly to strengthen the country-wide highway system at its weakest During the period of intensive construction on the main under the stimulus of the Government's emergency grants million dollars in 1933 and a like sum in lateral roads necessarily have been sorely that reason local authorities have welcomed the recent eral The continuance of Government on a modest help bring county roads up to a proper Considering the fact that in a few the ty does not tax while the Federal Government still levies such a that arrangement is only Assuming the present basis of distribution were con- Texas should receive 7 Vs million dollars a year in direct Federal aid and about 5 millions annually for community roads and pROM viewpoint one flaw appears in the new expenditure proposed would not begin until 1, 1937. Though the old Act 125 millions in Federal aid for next fiscal the t's Budget Message recommended that Congress skip the He also would apply 60 million dollars left over from the 4-billion-dollar emergency relief fund to ing- 1936-37. As allotment would be cut from million to about 3 million the State Highway Commission has ed against that With the Centennial ily increased travel in Texas needs the roads This State therefore would like to see the pending amended to begin the 125-million-dollar appropriation in 1936-37. gO LONG as they neglect to vide fish and mals with suitable environment and to protect them from both their natural enemies and ruthless hunters the American people are neglecting an asset which normally yields a billion dollars a wild life takes its place nlong with farm petroleum and manufacturing as a major economic In its latest the National Re- sources Committee does well to emphasize that practical side to the conservation peals to the people on purely mental grounds and reminders that and animals are tial to outdoor have not been highly Persuade the citizens that they stand to lose a billion dollars a year in the and they will protect that COMMITTEE includes in its mate the 190 million dollars a year yielded by the fisheries and the fur catering to hunters and fishermen on the a that takes pride in its rank as and can perceive the importance of that This State holds a bigger stake in the conservation ment than any It possesses more wild life than the others and also has more territory adapted to restoration and as has been friendly to farming and to the creation of sanctuaries and but it should get vigorously behind those related SAN WEDNESDAY MARCH 11, PAGES Admiral Beatty Naval War Hero Dies in London Meteoric Career in British Navy Ended at Age Of Only 65 CAPTAIN AT 29 Son-in-Law of Late shall Chicago Merchant Associated March Beatty former first lord of the admiralty and big navy died night in the London home for the aged after a long He predicted his death last No- vember after he had climbed from a sickbed to attend the funeral of a Earl Jellicoe is he said fell I'll be the next to be I don't think the call be long. I'm very At his bedside tonight were his Viscount a doctor and a Despite the ness of his he attended the Beatty Inspiring U. S. Admiral Says Associated March An American com- manded a squadron of the lied fleet under Admiral Earl who died de- scribed the British officer as of the most cient and inspiring leaders I have ever He was Admiral Hugh U. S. who ing the World War commanded the Sixth Battle was a. man of rare a natural tried and trusted a lant leader and one who would fight at the drop of a of the King George in event which friends said ably hastened his The death of the former admiral f the fleet causes a by-election in he Peckham District of South Condon which at present is In the House of Com- mons by his Viscount Lord one of the few re- maining World War figures of Great was placed on the retired list of the royal navy Jan. 17, 1930, after he reached the age Earl husband of the late Ethel Field of had a career unique in British naval distinguished by brilliant ice and rapid Starting his training as a. boy of 13. he advanced within 35 years through the whole gamut of naval possibilities and relinquished the high office of first sea lord at the comparatively early age of 56. Afterwards he continued fighting the battles of the navy In the House Endowed with a fighting spirit he was recognized as a bold and self-confident who tempered courage and dash with shrewd judgment in In command of the first battle cruiser squadron when the World War broke he made It the spearhead of the British forces in the North leading them in three outstanding the battles of Heligoland the Dogger Bank and He succeeded Sir John Jellicoe as commander-in-chief of the grand fleet in 1916, in which capacity two years later he received the surrender of the German For his distinguished the admiral was raised to the peerage in 1919. being created Earl Viscount Borodale of and Beatty of the North Sea and of Parliament voted him a grant of and he was the Order of In 1919, he became the first sea holding the office for seven years and nine This was an unique term nee seven years is named in the Continued Oil Page 5, Column 1. Weather Man Sez San Antonio and Cloudy and cooler with probable scattered gentle to moderate shifting East scattered cooled in the Thursday partly er in southeast Gentle to moderate shitting winds on the becoming ly Wednesday West Partly colder Thursday Hourly Temperatures SAN March 9-10, 1936: 8 8a.m...........59 9 9 10 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 6 7 11 12 1 2 3 5 6 7 NAVAL HERO Admiral Earl former first sea lord of the British died in London last Several Hundred Acres Juarez Valley Land Taken Over of Associated March Agrarians armed with rifles today seized several hundred acres of Juarez Valley land be- to members of the Latter Day Saints colony of Northern Juarez officials said the land had seen to the invaders by Raul chief of the section of the Chihuahua state Dominguez companied 'the invaders on their expeditions of Red and black bearing he inscription with For- were carried by the in- The land seized was owned by A. L. bishop of the Church of Christ of the Latter Day lis M. A. Pierce and his C. D. They said they planned to seek writ of. injunction forcing return of the Officials said the land had been mder dispute for some ians claiming it under the Mexican Agrarian and the colonists attempting to restrain by legal CRITICS OF RELIEF Name Calling Fails to Silence Demand for Cleanup of Political Sore BOONDOGGLING Q. K. Arkansas Joe Finds Great Good in Things They Are Associated March renewed Republican demand for investigation of the Works ress Administration was sounded in the Senate today after Senator the Democratic had assailed critics of the New relief Senator Vandenberg said charges of warranted a WPA From a Hayden of came a suggestion that Congress appropriate for public works ects with local communities to put up 65 cents for every Federal dollar Hayden said the of vast by Secretary PWA been marred by no Robinson accused the can high command and the ican Liberty League with ing to a political football out of the unfortunate In a speech from the Senate floor he entered the relief controversy at a time when Republicans were demanding a gation of the Scents The Democratic asserted the Republican National tee and corporate the DuPont Liberty were engaged In a effort to the relief program holding up certain projects white collar Robinson said the league and the P. leadership were distorting and senting the aim at President he in reality hope to ridicule and drive jack into the soup lines the great number of employed men and women who are simply asking an opportunity to earn a living for themselves and their families in the old fashioned and respectable American pays about a He cited criticisms that local responsibility was breaking down and said that virtually every local officials themselves sponsored projects on the ground that IMey would be asting benefit to their Robinson asserted the tration had and tried to keep politics out of and that no matter what charges were hurled at Harry L. the the speaks for Concedes in some he are be- ing and it is the privilege and duty of right-minded to expose correct mal- administration wherever and ever it is exposed or be The point Is that sound corrections can only be based on They cannot be Continued on Page 3, Column 3. Tall Talk of Bloodshed Heard in While Claims on Its Spread Uplifters Pat La Guardia on Back TAX ON PRUDENCE KILLS FINAL HOPE Reserves Hire Durable Goods Without Them WPA Scale Left SCREWY ECONOMY Source of Roosevelt Notion Traced to Pink Speech Of Tugwell Associated NEW March union leaders to the rolled along the towers of York tonight as ng service employes enlarged heater operation and accused owners of to use against is to be let it start said James J. strike loosing the bounds which for have kept the strike from spreading to he Grand Central Brooklyn and Reports of. success of the mid- own call-out differed the union claims being much greater nan furnished by the ice. Bambrick who modified his de- mands lor a 48-hour and a pay raise in answer to Mayor F. H. for them The city affairs in ft signed by John Haynes Jorni Lovejoy bit Stephen S. Wise and Frederick i. entered the tle today with commendation of Mayor action in to arbitrate the The committee declared the or the backing of every that no group however large possessions of realty holdings has the right in a spirit of nate Indifference to the welfare of New York to prolongation of a strike which means hardship and misery to many may at any time bring bur At the striking em- ployes of a Park Avenue ment building issued the charge that were being into the building by me they are said E. spokesman for the strikers in thB The night police compilation of strike data tonight these A total of buildings ed as against this 222 against 201' this A total of 203 arrests since the strike no arrests having made The 16 elevators of the 26-story General Electric Building slid to a halt at once when a striking em- ploye pulled their central power The strike missed the famous Empire State and Chrysler ings but struck the Paramount Building which towers above Times The Loew Building and the Strand Theater were affected as were the noted Palace Theater Employes in the building where the realty advisory board has been meeting were called out and some though the realty board said they did so arrested a great many strikers and were having trouble with other side -An unidentified replacement vator operator was sought Page 9, Column By SAMUEL CROWTHER The proposal to tax the plus accumulation of corporations which the President lightly made in his message is really a posal to add to That would be clear it the nature of the tax better The tax arises out of the accounting tradition which applies the word to cor- earnings that do not go out is We are likely to get from the in support of the a statistical monstrosity equal to that presented by Robert Jackson last year when he the Let us in a preliminary the taxing proposal from the standpoint of the man who owns no does not work for a cor- and thinks corporate ness is somehow A corporation Is not a thing of It is a kind of pipe It takes in goods or raw pays wages and salaries In their and sells the If t can sell Its goods for more money it pays It earns a Otherwise it loses How Surplus Accumulates If it earns it pays out a part of those profits in he remaining part of the profits carries over into what is called and is used to extend the business or to guard against years of no There Is no way of taxing a cor- For a corporation has The taxes which are put on corporations must (a) added to de- ducted from or sub- from Not much n the way of taxes can be taken from From 1324 to 1934, the return on corporate capital invested averaged 2.3 per cent. The high year was 193u with 6.3 per cent. For the four the corporations ost They lost 1.7 per cent n 1931: 3.5 per cent In 1032; 1.5 per cent in 1933. and 1.3 per cent n 1934. So corporate taxes are actually paid out of reducing wages or out of increasing They are mostly paid out of increasing is the same as re- ducing A large corporation considered prosperous if it can make a small mlt profit on a A stand proprietor could not ive if his rate of profit wore only hat uf a great steel Maintain The big corporations husband heir resources Since 921. they have tried to keep out of debt and finance they do not distribute all heir Sound corporations 10 longer borrow from bunks for Those that distributed their profits anil went nto this depression owing money ave mostly folded It takes money to extend a that money can be had out savings or out of finance demands that the be made from Our total national income from 911' to 1932 amounted to Our national wealth in 1912, according to the trial Conference amounted to and In 1932, it amounted to Thus the accumulation of wealth during the period amounted to 000.000 or about 5 per cent of the total We used to think that the very wealth did most of the On that the 1935 tax killed future But now know the great savings instrument of the nation is the corporate Since the total savings only amount to a per cent of the total it will not take much of a tax to kill corporate Unemployment at At unemployment is at a high and the pick-up of Industry has not greatly changed the The unemployed are In the able goods section which normally employs half of our and Durable goods are bought out of Since the beginning of the New careful men have afraid to venture and few have been able to with the 1935 taxes on large incomes and the proposal to tax corporate there will be almost no fund out of which to make the extensions that employ the workers In the durable goods So this is a direct tax on half our cruel in that it takes the possibility of their school of Continued on 3. Column 4. PRICE 5 1865 Firmer Front Reported Turned Against II Duce Sets His Price BACKING HITLER'S SCRAPPING OF The new German military built in defiance of the Versailles is ready to uphold Hitler's scrapping of the entire treaty and the Locarno Shown is modern mine thrower with Democracies Of West Dead Hitlerite Says Suggests They Learn from German Brand Associated f March Paul Joseph minister of opened the campaign for election of a new with a blast against ern with their seek proudly to con- themselves with democratic said the Nazi National as. an indeed a But I to tell hese western states that we in jermany could reach all our great only because we have abandoned democracies can learn rom refined German Adolf Hitler dissolved the stag Saturday in the sending of troops to the Rhineland and called a new election for 29. Fight Between Californians On Republican form Seen PLANES FOR Military Committee Unanimous for 5-Year Program Associated March Yar Department request for new fighting planes in the next five ears gained new momentum today n The House military affairs com- voted In secret for a by Chairman Swain South to authorize construction of the air The action also accompanied consideration of war and navy bills which if passed in heir present form would send defense costs skyward In he next fiscal year to a The two regular defense supply ills provide for 5G5 army planes and about for 333 navy in the next fiscal Rogers New and McSwain recently made an un- successful attempt In the House to increase the War Department aid appropriation to for construction of 700 planes during the next fiscal Two special War Department investigations recommended the United States should have Rogers while ant Secretary of War estimated the United States will have only 777 serviceable planes next July 1. In his annual Secretary recommended purchase of planes in the next five He estimated a program Continued on Page 5, Column 7. Associated March 10. Amid signs of disagreement among California Landon Gov. Frank F. suddenly an- today he would support the Kansas governor for the Re- publican presidential The announcement ed not only the possibility of a fight among Landon followers themselves but also the prospect of a primary battle with the forces of the Kansas governor on one hand and on the other the ents of a uninstructed delegation to the Merriam until yesterday con- a candidate said he had decided against this course I could not where I could spare the time enter into the campaign or a contest as seemed to be He said his friends then decided to support Landon and he made up his mind to go along with The announcement came on the heels of varying statements from organized Landon supporters as to whether the Kansas chief tive would be represented by a delegate slate in the California maries May 5. The Landon Republican league of with headquarters In San Francisco announced last night it had acceded to Landon's desire that his name not be en- tered on the primary Ross Southern 10 BE ABANDONED Movement of Parleys to London From Geneva In- spires Agreement Hope Associated March and England appeared tonight to be pulling a solution out of the carno A sudden shift to London of day's conference of Locarno tories was taken to mean that the two powers had agreed upon a firm stand toward Germany and possibly the lifting of economic sanctions from French foreign backed by his ring of military allies virtually en- circling was understood Continued on Page 5, Column 4. Looking for Nude Let Down by Girl All They Oggle Is One Knee Associated N. March 10, Miss Florence ised to step out ot an airplane here in the arrived fully dressed today and she because she had to wear A large crowd assembled to see the girl arrive from Los Angeles and watched closely as she left the plane but all they saw waa a bit of silk clad knee as she step- ped to the Miss said she intended to carry out her promise but was no- en route that airport would not permit and she had decided to respect their Not knowing of her three members of the public als squad of the police ment were on ready to act if they saw anything they Judged Heavy Guns Taken To Rhine by Hitler Associated March combat equipment has been drawn into the land by it was ed It was has one of the biggest garrisons with more troops than were of- admitted and also is an important center for heavy ar- The batteries of long range guns and howitzers of the third battalion the 52nd Ar- formerly the Detmold were quartered in a slaughter house on the edge ot the A nearby school ing has been evacuated for the who sleep ou straw be- tween rows of How many other such de- are in the former de- militarized zones is not Foreign residents here eaid tanks and armored cars have been brought into the zone cretly at to have hammered home to ony British foreign that Hitler's might could only be balked by linked with Out of Premier refusal to negotiate while a German army was still in the Rhineland and the disposition of Britain to consider German proposals for a new all embracive the four allied carno Italy and reported evolving a formula to Trade Ethiopia for Rhine One portion of this it was involved a clean of health in Africa lor Premier Mussolini of Italy in exchange for the moral force of his million man army in The sudden of the carno discussions to London and the of the council ot the League of Nations to meet there presumably to ratify their decision was ed as proof that the were near Whether that agreement involves force or sanctions was not re- Observers said at least in a was in- volved In mental parade of Allies before Eden to show how many countries and how many millions of soldiers were willing to back France to halt Hitler If events should demand it. Flandin showed Eden that Russia and Poland were bound by a treaty to be ready to act and that others might be pulled in through the Balkan Italy alone was the observers but Mussolini in face of a delicate European tion would be willing to back France in return for the lifting sanctions against Involves All of Europe The French foreign these observers was able to convince Eden that Britain had been as much Insulted as France when Adolf Hitler tore up the Locarno He further argued that the problem facing the con- was not merely a Franco- German problem as Premier had one that Involves future peace of The London in diplomatic as definite proof that hitherto opposed on what course to take toward are When they parted this afternoon Continued on Page 3, Column 1. National Political Barometer for March Next Sunday in the San Antonio Express
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