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THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 1933 i ....... i i t Interest From The Capitol l By JIMMIE K. BROWNE a gallon means in round numbers ~tthat the users of gasoline for motor Within..sixty day,s Washington..; will cars. alone, in this state will pay an- face one of the most critical prob- anally $1,656,000. The tax also ap- less in its financial historv. On or~plies to all other gasoline used in the before August 1st, state will know!state, hitting lumbering and numer- Whether or not a special session of lens other industries. the Legislature will be required to: This is one of the new excise taxes . carried in the industrial recovery act ~evlse ways and means tel carrying an state government. :pending in congress. The state income tax, argued on: It means that the motorists of the constitutional questions, is pendingjstate will pay a tax of 6.75 cents on before the state supreme court. Ac-i every gallon of gas used. cording to grape vine rumors, the[ nine members of the court are divid- The total federal tax alone will be eft in their opinion as to the legality $3,800,000 a year in round numbers, of this act, ~tanding four to fourand to amortize the $3,000,000,000 federal work bond issue will cost With the fifth member, the balance of power, confined by illness. Then on August 1, the statc ex- cise tax measure, becomes effective if it is not thrown into the courts for adjudication as to constitutionality. The state tax commission, adminis- trator of both acts, has slowed down on the income tax work, awaiting fi- [the consumers of gasoline in Wash- ington alone, $24,850,000 during the fifteen year period. In return for this the state will receive back about $6,600,000 to ap- ply on highway work, leaving a bal- aaace against the state of $18,000,- 000. Every possible ecort is being made to have this gax tax stricke, from the bill. hal court action. The radio people are preparing to Just as the state as a whole is op attack it. Other industries will also' " "'" ': : )osed to any gas tax increase, so ~t attack it. The fact that the governor[ . . " " " Ve ~s opposed to Increasmg other excise toed certain sections eliminating " "" ' farm nwfl,, to ~m ch, hill m ~,[taxes, when there is one way out for _.~. .... c.~fr ........... ,...an,, r s e the federal government through the qtto ney h lieve,has rendered the1 eat manufacturers tax which would not ire act mill and void in that it does: I not hit any one Industry heavily nor l tax all equally, but exempts one ' " ' class at the expense of another would it injure the manufacturing " l establishments of this ~tate. I An increase in the federal gaso- , . [ line ax ^f t~ ee u ..... I The new Industrial Recovery Ac~l t ~ nr -q ar~ers oi a cen~ ' ' ' a si ~- now pending in congress is c u ng industry generally to sit up and take fbqp|eg=~||l&|~ [a i~ather violent notice. This is the N/I/I'HINK /measure designed to aid the president g/llUlllilg in setting up a control of industrial activities in an effort to stimulate them and and get men back to work. The bill finds the industrial lead- ers of the state, judging from reports here, approving the object behind the PER YARD bill and with a desire to cooperate . _ . I fully, but they fear that there is ,,,..Mr. G. I. B0vden oo, desire to restore ,y industrial activities as there is on Directly East of Playfield foot a plan to give organizers of the American Federation of Labor the THE ISSAQUAH PRESS, ISSAQUAH, KING CO., WASHINGTON C tF " Mk Bh" d0d 0as urmture a era e m r era Despite 3 ..... ays Otto Grunbaum Seattle Merchant : recasts Hi ,her Prices Of I: ome Furnishings After Spending Month Visiting" Manufacturers By L. E. Hill poet-lntelllgencer Flnmnelnl ~dltor ~t has come to pass, np and ] running two or three days a down the Pacific Coast, that the [ week, one shift only. A few hands of the furniture factories, J weeks ago, orders justified an who twiddled their extra shift, making thumbs for several two of six hours years of the depres- each; these we r slon, are once more pushed to eight hours under the direction each and lateqy the of task-masters who factory was put ou are driving the ma- chinery and works three shifts. Suel~ is the report brought home by Otto S. Gr u n baum Bros., Furniture Co., Inc., after a month spent in California a n d Oregon sizing up the status of the trade. The impression made on this shrewd Se- a t t I e merchandiser of home furnishings was such that he placed more orders in two weeks than the whole Seatff, e organization had done in three months. Young fgolks contemplating matrimony and subsequent house-keeping may well ponder the trend of this trade because there Is no doubt whatever that when mer. chants here sell what they have on display, goods moved onto the floor thereafter will have to be priced higher, Grunbaum de- clares. This is bound to he true because furniture manufacturers are charging higher prices to the retailers. Grunbaum cited a well known Portland factory that had been OTTO S. GRUNBAUM three shifts with ad- vance orders to keep 750 men busy for the next six months. A~l a i o n g the C o a s t Grunbaum found surplus stocks cleaned up and buy- ers at the factories striving for early de- liveries a n d the wholesale trade in such shape, at last, t h a t manufacturers could begin to ad- vance prices, It is certain that the retail trade in house furnish- tugs will very soon reflect the same conditions prevailing ia the wholesale line, Grunbaum believes. As to his own great store In Seattle, Grunbaum confessed that business in the first quarter of this year was uusatisfactory. But there was a material ehange in April and May was the first month in three years to exceed. In sales, its corresponding pe- riod of the year before. So tha Seattle merchant re- turned full of enthusiasm over the prospects of business revival While he -s especially inte- rested and informed of his own trade, he was assured of similar pickup in many other IndtmtrieL THE MASTERPIECE OF TIRE CONSTRUCTION WINS MILE IHDIANAPOLIS THE most gruelling tire test in the world. 200 times around the 21~ mile oval brick track at speeds as high as 140 miles per hour. The tremendous crowd are on their feet cheering'the winner on Firestone High Speed Tires as he flashes across the finish line without tire trouble. That's performance--tire performance backed by the genius of Firestone--the world's master tire budder. It takes the extra quality and extra construction features in Firestone tires (~/ ~'| GOLD STANDARD to make these records. Famous drivers will not risk their lives and chance of H victory on any other tire. They KNOW the added features of Gum-Dipping and I] Two Extra Gum-Dipped Cord Pllea Under the Tread assure them of utmost safety of Tire Values and dependability. Racing speeds of yesterday are the road speeds of today. You, too, need the" extra quality, strength and safety of Firestone High Speed Tires, The Gold Standard of Tire Values, which hold all world records on road and track for safety, speed, mileage and endurance. Equip your car today] We Give You a IAberal Trade-In Allowance on Tour l kl Ti s COMPARE CONSTRUCTIOH, QUALITY and PRICE Tide ~i, the ,qui ~r all ammi- ard brand lust ~ ~ in Quslftr, Gonatrueflon and ApP~numnce, st m pr/ce tlamt affords you ~e] 7.00 s.zs-zs ............ 7.65 Othe~ 1~18| P~|tely Low OLDFIELD TYPE SENTINEL WPE COURIER I~PE This tire ie au/~rior In q~alit~ This tire Is ~ better Quality, ~lm tire Is of Kemd Quality end to first line special brand tires Constt31etiou and Workmanship offered for sale by marl orderthan second ]ins special brand ~orkmans~p--earrles the ~ houses and made without the tires offm~d for male by mail order *'Firestone'* and full 8u~rantee-- Imaum/aeturer'a na~e end Euar-houses and others end made mold as low aa many ehmtp Slp~l motes. This is "TKe Tire -That~dthontthem~tlg~r'sn~ma brand tires n~tnutaet~ to Nil Taught Thrift to MilUon~.** a~d suarantee, at a price. 3.S5 II II ............. DEPENDABLE SPARK PLUGS I Ul In II IIIII I I In PAGE THREE There lie stopped aghast, Instead of a pair of shiny patent leather pumps, he found nestling in ti~e white' tissue paper a tiny pair of high-heeled slipl)ers, frivolous cloth of gold trifles filet glistened in the light. "Ilang it all--of course l can't wear these." lie told the world in a com- plaining tone. "Of all the absurd mis- takes-well, Mrs. Billy, you can count one dancing man out." He pat th~ little slippers away in his chiffonier, smiling at them as he did so. Some little fluffy tiling might be sighing for those very slippers, but she could not help smiling at sight of his new and shining pumps when they reached her! "Not dancing?" asked Mrs. Billy, frowning at him. He told her that, lacking dancing shoes, he had ordered them and been disappointed in their delivery. "You are like poor Nellie Warren-- she says she received an enormous pair of men's shoes instead of her own ---she Is wearing an old pair and Is as cross as can be. Go find her and dance with her, fellow sufferers should console each other." Raymond skirted the dancers and found a place comfortable for wall- flowers. Fie wondered which glrl would prove to be Nellie Warren. He rather liked her name, simple and un- assuming, but she would have been splendid in gold slippers if-- He fell to watching the dancing feet of the girls, noting the dainty foot- gear until his eyes were dazzled with the procession of silver sod colored ones. Then he started, for tripping along In perfect time to Billy Flem- mlng's ponderous feet, were a tiny pair of shabby gray slippers--they were emergency shoes, he knew, for they were worn with golden hued silk hose and a golden tissue frock. The girl herself--he caught a glimpse of a dark, bewitching face, golden hued eyes, a flash of rose color in cheeks and lips, and she was gone. She might not be hls Cinderella of the slippers, but abe was undoubtedly a wonder-girl. "Hello !" bellowed Flemmlngs voice beside him. "Do take care of Miss Warren--Raymond. Arch Raymond-- you've heard of him. Nellie; can't dance tonight because he hasn't any shoes. I am callec~ away to the phone--" He drifted away into the crowd and Raymond smiled down at the wonder-girl whom Fate had set ] paper under the industrial conrtol, .~ , / then every newspaper in the state Slippers of Destroy l iwhich ships any papers outside the ] I state must become a member of the -- ----" [ [allied print/ng trades. By JUNE WATSON |1 i] The lumber manufacturers, the, ~) by McClure Newal~aper S>'ndioate. - ~ fishing industry and the coal opera- WNU Service I tors are vitally interested in these ~AYMOND found the package on his t sections of the act. ~ table when he went up to dress / At this time mines are operated fhr the Flemmlng's dance. He had /in this state both unionized and open ~n;Ugbh:t thhs hea:Uld glt]'ceu?P donner" /shop. Under the act, all will be union- sion Bill~ Flossing, ~o.-~-.- - ~-*n" ized. What will happen to the lumber- day and his wife insisting on a real ing tad fishing mdustmes ~s problem- old-time party, at|ca, So Raymond had hted him to his I If the commission fixes short hour~, favorite shoe shop and been fitted to [higher rates of pay, andthus increases dancing pumps, and the oblong box I cost of production, the president ls testified to their arrival at the last [left ~ithout power to so regulate is- minute. Raymond dressed leisurely, lnort, dons made by chean labor a and when he had finished he untied ~o "h .... :" -- ~' "' the oblong box and opened it. ng ours, [nat tne ,~merIcan maoe goods will be driven off the American to him. "Aren't you going to dance?" she asked as her little feet kept time to the alluring music. He glanced down at his feet. "I might try--I'm a clumsy beggar at my best," he apologized. Such a pity, she said teasingly after awhile as tlley paused for breath; "if you only had the stunning pair of patent leather pumps that ease to me instead of my own darlin~ golden shoes--you couldn't dance a bit better than you do." "Is that a compliment or otherwise?" "It isn't otherwise l" she laughed, Later in the evening they had danced together so often that people were smiling indulgently at Arch Ray- mond. His appearance at a dance was a mark of signal triumph for his hostess, and that he should be wor- shipping at the shrine of penniless Nellie Warren was a social triumph for the glrl. They had supper together, and when the huge birthday cake was cut, it was Nellie Warren who found a ring in her slice. *'I've had the most de- lightful time," she sighed as they said good night. "I shall never forget it," he eaid gravely, "and perhaps, tomorrow you will let me come and bring Cinderella's slippers." "You had them?" she gasped, He nodded. "Mine went to you, and yours to me. If I had not seen you--" he stopped, for he was saying too much for a short acquaintance. "I may ease?" he asked instead. "Of course--I am staying with the Flemmlngs." So he went home--back to his rooms where the golden slippers were locked in his chiffonier. Suppose he did take them ont of their wrapl~ings and rev- erently kiss each bit of glistening gold ~were they not the shoes of destiny-- had not their owner danced her way into his heart? And she--had not markets by reason of high prices. These are thin'~s attracting the at- tent| ,n of the industrial leaders and incide~mtlly the state department of labo~ and industry because of the ef- fect upon the industrial insurance pren,ums. With the election on the wet and dry issue just about sixty days in the future, the "wets" are becoming anxious over the lack of organized effort to get "wet" candidates in the districts and start a campaign. Tl,,_, dry forces are well organized and have been slowly burrowing into the districts and have today a rath- er efficient silently working piece of machinery of the type which in the llong run delivers the votes. TI.e wets on the other hand, or to be more exact, the repeal|sis, are not organized as yet._ Makes for Qalck Rising "There's nothin~r that n|~ll{es a eamO- er g~,t up more qnickly In the morning than the sun strenming through the door of his tent," de('lares an el)on air entbusiast. Unless it Is the rain stret sing throngh a hole In thee can- vas.--l,ondon Humorist. A CASH BUYERS STORY: "My husband and I, like many other couples, ,know the value of a dollar and like many wise and thrifty folks in the Northwest always buy our home furnishings at Tinney's, where we are sure of quality merchandise at low prices. "We found a beautiful mohair dav- enport and chair, best guaranteed construction, ~ 100% mohair, rever~- ible cushions, andfor both pieces we only ~2~ 7~ had to pay ........................ w~o*s~ "Or we could have had several to choose from in tapestry t97 . fl or homesl~un at ............... W--,savv "Of course a davenport just natural- ly crqs for an end table and we were pleased to find just the kind95 we ~anted for only ................ C "We needed a coffee table, too, and foun~ a beautfiully constructed ti}e ,o~ ~,~. $1 95 for only ............................... , "A lamp was next on our list and we finally selected a floor lamp with a parchment shade that onlyl~u~lsf:]d~ cost US ................................. "We'~e decided to continue patron- izing the only cash furniture store in Seattle. Tinney's prices are so much easier on the budget." P. S.---Free gift for all mentioning this advertisement. TINNEY FURNIT~ CO. 8th and WestlaJke, Seattle " "= ' ' ' '"'" ' L their eyes met? He put the shoe8 away, his young eyeS dreaming. He, knew that 10re had come at l,~t. ISSAQUAH 342 This section contains many thind~ We l~i~Y of unusual interest in this state, ~- RE-AIL ICE STATI peciaUy ttle, at thk tins, in that [] 11 m under provis/ong newlq pers E ...... i shipping mail or express In inter-|l~ntrauce lssaquall f'avKI state commerce, cart be forcad to m Hours 7 a. m. to 8 p. 121. unionize their plants, and to accept ~ i the seals ,t up by the union or,--tl~vmff' ICI: n~_~~ ization, i|Ll61Gtt iUL UGIIVI;I If tt Is desired to bring the new~