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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 MOLNNES la Dec i legislative study of 4 public exi penditures 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 legislaj 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 recommenda 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 presentsi 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 meetingshave 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 Xej braska Minnesota Wisconsin and Ohio Four public hearings at which individuals and representa tives of tax payer organisations ap peared 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 Suggesiw 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 tonijht and Friday becoming umet tled m wett portion Friday night Not so cold Friday and in west portion late to night VOLUME LXIII Official Aines and Story County Paper AMES IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER IS 1929 United Press Full Learort 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 ially those of a local nature V Further WORST STORM IN YEARS HITS CENTRAL WEST Traffic and Communi vfcjon Are Crippled iaowf all Heavy Reed Sees Only Slight Relief Sooniy From Bitter Cold of Present Storm innrr flU UAVAI CUT PlPflSALS DES MOINES Dec however was warmer Slightrelief 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 Dubuqiu ised today by Charles D Reed Icecoated 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 lastnight is due to ted resumption of airplans climb slightly in the western porjel after fog forced suspension tions of the state tonight Friday for several days it will begin a gradual ascent in Thecold suell the thiru of j for Conference at London Deliberations overalieil jury in the Connie trial leportetli at a m today deliberation that six to six1 j The question of whether Fraiik after 13 hours it wais birjis deiermiuc the degree of efficiency j which is being attained by public j administration and report that resultIn eliminating waste and extravagance and limit expen ditures 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 deatl or alive apparently IAS Regardless of the taxes thatnad puzzled the jury of farmers may be raised from othersources as much as the folk in this coim milage levies on general property tryside 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 PRODOCE DEALER re firsts in De clam Contest a Jury Finds M Not GuUty FREED OF CHARGE won two firsts and second Amej won a first a third aad a lourtn 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 communica tion marooned autoists delayed transportation and brought acute suffering to those whose coal and foodsupplies 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 tervals 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 dsaths 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 18yearold 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 thesnowjf William Tiinmerman 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 twohour battle with ihe all parts of the state Reed dieted Fair weather also year brought much suffering was Vtothe poor of the state in WASHINGTON Dec of State Stimson an uivleu raJr weauier LU LUC yuoi ui uusuite in uc i indicated for the period of today j larger center partinulady 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 meicury uese 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 precau Des Moines it was 5 zelow I tions to safeguard their livestock Council Bluffs reported 4 belowagainst the cold Peace ProponentJNO TRACE FOUND Will Speak Here Friday at College OF HUCKINS PAIR tion In a separate formal statement I Stiihson vigorously challanged 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 invitedto 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 JMarshalltoTvn produce dealer was Zearing each won a fourth in the found not guilty of drawing and most at astandstill as MISS tfAJELY I WINDER t learned today Cigar Store NOW in JaPan to consider j u j j S000 tons of submarines necessary KeCClVer S rlandS i to her defense But Tokio considers CEDAiR RAPIDS Dec 19 allotment to Per cent ijjo iujy of all auxjiiary tOBnage to besiiore E Huckins ciear 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 inoney under false important If the Lofaddh confer encfe places the maximum subma rine fleet at a figurewhich 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 pietenses 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 iatecl 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 nsl3t here has no connectioo with the computing ier strengthagainst the mysterious business from whica v orkers Address Wi Feature BrltlBh or Huckinses placed money invested would make a difference or 52 iper cent interest Imprfttban f 70 peF clHT WTiile search was madeforthe i ofthfe maximum crtilser tonnage Story county declamatory contest utterlng of checks by a jury struggled thru drifts to get to work held at the Ames iiga school djstrictcourt here at five oclock auditorium Wednesday evening Wednesday The jury was out a Miss Juanita Shaw of the Pttbijfrip nvpr hours i Farther west the storm appeared Clears in West lie speaking department of Drake university Des Moiues 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 admitu d they had I no idea into what enterprise the Huckines placed ruraiey them and the approved by London conference would 237000tons est aiated v ou the British requirement invested of 339000 tons announced In ioa iaf fdon American requirements are openly expressed by i estimated at about 35000 tons less pouzi scheme I Japans naval program when com pleted 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 thirtyninth general assembly v Franklin a rcgged hillsmau laughfikndwn first approximately and were re be j Carroll Wilson Colo The Unturned on the necessity for equalization of assessments thfboarddid not feel the need for repeating the survey the old The return of the checks ordinarily the k expected a nperature 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 ChristmasBarn I would be 147 it the United States grover said he had not beard from i vverf alloted 21 and 12e if the his clients since their disappsarj 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 frJteadsLas the I Paul Bonnowe Story City The ed to the closing of the Farmers jury filed out again He hadUnknown Solder third Savings bankof 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 lourtn of Marshalltown wHrb VOuld measured report jjago wheat tie state alleges the I Dramatic Glazers trial in the Ames court v OU1U Undervaluation Common sweetheart of Tiller Runirei Delia Arrasmitb Xc mecjualities in rural young moflntain girl was beaten f Scratch first and urban taxation reported ina and burned jto death by the de1 Eileen Brouliard Colo DaddyHe is out on 52000 bond signed by survey made by the Agricultural fendants rDoc second f hisvrife Extension department in January j The Jury In the amazing trial Jane Helser i Routine matters occupied the atiJlc this year will be removed by whieL doubt exists vvhether 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 collegethis week end I think they were trying to evade The district includes the seven out advise thenr to remain the state until cvadaihasbeenpostponed several times of sncnv Ut Vas originally setfor Dec 4 into the United iDoc second UIP WJKS nlpd wires trial Jane Heiser Ames Scratch i Routine matters occupied the atPeu 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 cpnvention will end with a Christi January term of district court Christmas Fund i to remain a Dec 26if or Ames JNeedy the IBV 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 licfore i Scratch fourth powers is raken in future years the j ContinueX on Pase Foucv 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 S2 Williams The jnoon The January term will conLake British Columbia wasfrozen jveue on Jan 6 with Judge T G w death in hrr isolated cabin when she and an invalid daughter were I WithChristmas less than a week evening The remainder of the Citizens jaway only 60 of Lho 100 cuildren i depending on tho Social Service I league for their Christmas aavc addresses on things of interest only j HANCOCK Wis Dec been takencare of of jGarfield of Ames on the bench board can do little to equalize the t NeSHPffFKYJ assessments which aie made byj NAtfrl 2354 local assessors each engaged i vvU 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 duringthe last ten years has oeen vanishing from the tax list largely as the result jdrauia of the sea with New xork of misadministration of the present j hrbor 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 lected by millage levy iu state and j uner Fort Victoria ramme and local taxes comes from real estate sent lo the bottom duiring 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 Gsographv third Helen Baxter Zearing Mama Papa on a Picnic fourth imable 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 fuueral party continued to the cemetery where Anderson was burried and then Mrs Five new members ci the board Andersons body was taken back to JILLEE COFCU 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 fheld 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 propertyand 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 CharJ j les Dragoun Clay Stafford Iowa taxpayers will pay Jennings Bauge The Fort Victoria sank late Wed 45S4J for the operation of the I President J H Aiusworth will nesday after creeping down the bar1 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 bouiid for a Christschoolfor the deaf during Decemi 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 ClycleMallory liner Algonquin also outward bound ripped into the Fort Vicj 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 Longof 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 ajj 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 opeu mino rnrlnv cr t n oit Nebraska Central college and of Earlham college in Indiana Sho was formerly secretary for the Fel lowship of Youth for Peace and has 77S4 had been turned in this morn ing compared to total of a year ago We want people to understand attitude today regarding their iu6st 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 rtfl t 1 n nnvi 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 tributed funds of the league cannot be used to buy Christmas toys for O tcllCO k Ll v LIIO t i it n t peace proooganda work siSce 1922 i L J Walker said that about the children Edith Augustme Friday she will also speak bpfoiv only interest anyone there had secretary said this morning Tne the junior and senior high school pupils of Ames Fridav noon Miss Grace Hoover in Huckins account was iu hop ing that it would not be with drawn or interferred with Huck1 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 lunclifon 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 S0 S calls from an passed in ISoS 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 hmretain A R Franpis nnri 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 mercurv hovered around the welfare stnciy hygiene and er work the requisitions treasurer aiiu 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 11f Pope Elevates 6 New Cardinals Today five are las the cold grevmore intense to Tho five whose terms expire mday andsunshine was promised for J1930 are Car Little H H Kil 1 dee Dr R D Peldman I Peyton and J Tilden first time in 10 days iu lhe flve Charles preat 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 Schleitor N H Waldo hundreds of thousands of dollars damage The damage thruoul the middlewest to vehicles telegraph innd telephone wires and other pro perty was estimated in the millions six new cardinals today Forty cardinals including Car dinal Hayes and Cardinal Doagherj of ty attended the ceremonies which j CaworiA1 were a pralmlo to the 50th anniOCavenger TOKIO Dec j versary of the popes introduction acrobatics of jfo the priesthotxl j Ixvuglas Fairbaaks who is visititiKi Japan with his wife Mary Pickj ChimriSV Bums Out plot separation of sources of revj ford today dcliRhtfd the Iipanose 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 aitonlion has been directod lo income taxes upon both Indi viduals am business ironcral sales Conilnuod 1agc Six people f The Tolcin Xaikan Press report ed thii Tuesday in Kyotto iu order lo itvoiid the crowds that were fol lowing the Fairbanks party 1 No Damage Is Done A chimnev which imvned out at Sale Scheduled Hundreds of homeless men be Tiivmps county I sieged the public library the Salva NEVADA Dec 19Thc annualHon Anny citadels and railway and scavenger tax sale will be held u 1oHce stations to escape the cod Nevada ou Jan 6 Property which ftHiRras snow m Chicago At und ftirinil for Adlor planetarium 50 workmen were marooned for hours as the has been advertised and offered for sale for three times without beinc clambered from n rhiro story win dow in his hotel slid down a pipe to Rifiiind nnd weal for i walk in the liills 12S Main street former home of sold is offered at the scavensti the Lawrcnre cafe called out the sale j i ire department Wednesday eve Tinregular delinquent tax sale nins about oclock held on Dee 2 will nao be coniin MembMs of thr lirr iied Dee 2 there was a iotf1 let tli cliiinnoy burn oul No jof worth of jiroperty wd ilnniaKo 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 accommo1 date the Iowa State college stu dents who will be journeying home for Christmas vacation Classes at the college will end Saturday noon Internrban cars will be run Saturday noon to Des Moines and year this said contributions which plaining iheir trust appreciated by the social i cial wizard It was Hnckins 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 Hnckins wanted hwas told to adopted 10 whole families upou rcc set it aud it was said his busiommendatiou of the social service ness here wns all transacted on a Several families still remain Mori cash basis He was generous information can be obtained at the servjce was i57 in smali contributed by the pupils of Richard they pointed Dav u Cemral 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 mentarily 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 Transportaj university professor who is sched tion company They will leave the downtown terminal at 12 oclock The Rod Ball Transportation company is running special busos to northern points Saturday noon and tho Chicago North West ern railroad is running a special train to castorn points at the same time Registration for tinwinter quarter will be hold Thursday January from S a in to S p m ClaFfos will stnrt at S n m Friday January The fall iiuarlor was scheduled to close oclock Friday but tho grant in i of tho Thanksgiving vacation y oollouo authoritioa resulted In additiK dny to tho quarter uled to die Friday night for tho murder of his coed sweetheart Thoora 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 17day holiday lies ahead theni It is one of the longest holiday vacations ever permitted lit Iowa Classes will reconvene Janiary 7 for the final three weeks of the tlrst semester
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