Friday, June 28, 1929

Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 28, 1929, Mason City, Iowa JUNE 28 1929 il DEBATE LOOMS ON NEW SUGAR TARIFF PLANS GIT t U Scale of Import Duties Latest Scheme of Committee WASHINGTON June 28 The proposal that sugar imports duties be put on a sliding scale basis increasing as the price of the domestic product declines and vice versa is likely to become one of the major subjects of debate during the senates consideration next fall of the highly controversial sugar schedule in the tariff revision bill Revived in the hearingbeing con ducted by the senate finance sub committee assigned to consider that schedule after arousing considerable discussion on the house side of the capltol while the tariff bill was un der consideration there the proposal has brot from President Hoover the first formal statement he has made on any specific part of the revision legislation Submits Sliding Scalo The president i has had sliding scales of sugar duties submitted to him by members of the committees the statement said The object of these was to protect the consumer as well as the producers He has not expressed himself on them but of course would be glad to see any arrangement would effect the dual purpose Senator Smoot republican Utah chairman of the finance committee and of its sugar schedule subcom jnittee also disclosed that he has the sliding scale Idea under con sideration and the interest shown in it by Senator Harrison democrat Mississippi is interpreted by many as indicating that if republican leaders do not sponsor it before the senate democrats will Under the present tariff law a duty of 176 cents a pound is im posed upon Cuban raw sugar im ports which provide most of the competition with the domestic beet and cane product admitted at a preferential rate df20 per cent lower than those from other coun tries WouldBoost Kate The house bill now before the finance committee would increase this rate to 240 centsarid the world rate to three cents while the ob jective of most of the sliding scale proposals is to maintain a price of six cents a pound on sugar in the United States varying the tariff charges tostabilize it close to that level The Utah senator says that what thebeet sugar interests in his con stituency desire Is a rate which will allow them to liye and be able to give the farmer a ton for his beets as compared with about 5790 at present CITY BRIEFS Col and Mrs Han ford MncNIder and Mr and Mrs Willis G C Bag ley are in Minneapolis where the Mason City bankers are attending a meeting of the directors of the Northwest Bancorporation A B Adams G80 East Stnte streetis expected to return from New York City the first of the week This was his fifth trip with stock to NewYdrk this year Mrs J Leonard KHno is visiting relatives insSt Paul Shewill re turn the middle of next week Mr Kline is expected here to spend the Fourth from Cedar Rapids Dr L R Woodward and family 316 Fifth street northeast arrived home Thursday from an auto trip thru the south During their ab sence of a month they visited in Washington and spent some time in Birmingham Ala BurlingtonMan Held on Request of Sheriff Alexander Gordon 40 employed as a fireman at the Hotel Hanford was arrested Thursday afternoon by county officials and held for the sheriff at Burlington Gordon who was charged with desertion was taken to Burlington Friday HANSOND1NGER DECORAH June mar riage of Miss Leve Hanson to Roy Dinger of this city took place Thursday morning at the Little Brown church near Nashua SOCIETY SMITHEVANS CLARION June riage of Miss Sylvia Smith daugh ter of Mr and Mrs W F Smith of Clarion and B Evansof Knoxvllle took place Wednesday at the Corrie Arms in Des Moines The Rev Jv O Spelman of Clarion per formed the ceremony Miss LaVori naline Sackett of Dea Moines served as bridesmaid and Lewis H Smith of Clarion was best man WaterlooMan Carrying Friends Liquor Arrested Sam Rich Waterloo arrested Thursday night at a lucalrailroad station claimed to be carrying a quantity of alleged alcohol for a friend He was charged with a viola tion of city ordinance 230 forbidding the possession of intoxicating liquor and fined 100 and costs by Judge Lowell L Forbes in police court Fri day morning Circumsances Friday morning indicated that Rich would1 spend 30 days in the county jail FINED FOK INTOXICATION Jack Powell was fined and costs or sentenced to serve 5 days In the city jail in police court Fri day morning on a plea of guilty to a charge of intoxication SPEEDER FORFEITS Francis Franlte forfeited a bond of 55 and costs by failing to appear in police court Friday morning to answer to a charge of speeding Careless Work Causes Rarest Postage Stamp PARIS June 28 rarest postage stamp in France is due to the carelessness of a government printer who tore a roll of blank stamp paper To avoid explanations he mended it with a strip of red paper and when the green 20cen time stamps came out of the ma chine 10 of them were printed on ared background Grain Company to Move Office July 8 The North Iowa Grain company which lias headquartered in Mason Cityfor the past five years will move to Cedar Rapids and be estab lished for business In that city bv July 8 according to L C Miller manager The reason for the change according to Mr Miller is because 60 per cent of their business is in Cedar Rapids or Its immediate vicinity Pesent me said Mr Miller there arc so many Cedar Rapida industries transacting busi ntati Tth thB that most of the buslnessmust be done bv tele phone The North Iowa Grain company Which operates 14 grain elevators in northern and western Iowa has had offices in the M B A building The new offices will be in the Higley buildingat Cedar Rapids Officials of the company who with their families will move to Cedar Rapids are L C Miller man ager Robert W Hall in charge of the feed department E L Patter son bookkeeper S L Gordlnier of fice manager and Miss Coila Foster bookkeeper FARM LOANS SE ments Our are made on the regular fiveyear plan and ao P and at lowest Hugh MASON CITV IOWA Tube Repairing Great New Playhouse Will Rise in London LONDON June 28 of the most uptodate and palatial theaters in the world is soon to be erected on the south side of Lei cester Square by Mr Jack Buchpn an popular British comedian ami actormanager who recently paid for a big site in this part of Londons theaterland The purchase is looked upon here as Involving one of the most 1m portant building schemes that has been undertaken since the war The buildings now standing on the property win be demolished net March and Mr Buchanan iiopos to open hla new theater within fifteen months afterwards It is nil right for a writer to Hvo six months with cannibals to collect material for a new book if the can nibal experts do not suddenly dis cover that he constitutes a balanced Democrat uncl Chronicle Germany Fears French Expansion in Industry PARIS June 28 French program for public works involving a total expenditure of six billion francs is said in wellinformed cir cles to be one of the reasons for the insistence at Berlin on a reduc tion of reparations payments Ger man observers it is said have in spected the improvements being made In all French ports where the quays are now lined by German elec tric cranes and where new quays are being built to receive more mo cianical lifting and transporting machlnory from Germany delivered on account of reparations SKIN ABRASIONS arc painful and danficroui JTcal quickly and prevent infecliorij wilh XCirrNG new stations from away off across the map come swinging in at your fingertouch Needlepoint selectivity sep arates them and gives you the program you want ATWATER KENTMFC Co A nt A 4Day Outing over the Fourth HOUND TRIP xcur sion to St Paul Minneapolis JULY 34 1929 SMf of above fare for chDdrtn ot halt tut age Tlcketi good In GOING Joly3 ItEIURNING on any tr SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS Sightseeing fishing bathing JHotorlng through the Minne sota Lakes Region See many famous old Fort 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