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MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 1934 THE FREEPORT JOURNAL-STANDARD PAGE THREE LOCAL FINANCIAL THIRD SPECIAL SESSION WILL NOT LACK SUBJECTS TO WORK ON GOVERNMENT SUBDIVISIONS ARE "BROKE" OR HARD UP Schoolmen Arc Most Clamorous In Demands and Are Asking: Im- postion of New Taxes BY ROBERT P. HOWARD Associated Press Staff Writer Springfield, 111., Jan. 8—(/P)— Emergency finances or special authority In coping with local problems today had been requested most of the governmental sub-divisions In Illinois. It will mean a heavy calendar for the general assembly's third specla session, which is to follow the current consideration of liquor control Public schools head the ranks ol special legislation petitioners, bul municipalities, counties and many o: the district governments also are In line with emergency requests. Most of the local problems originate from the joint causes of defaulted tax payments, decreasing revenue, and heavy drains on treasuries for relief and other needs. School People Ask New Taxes New taxes for the schools will be asked by Senator N. M. Mason Oglesby Republican and new president of the Illinois State Teachers association. His organization recently went on record for income taxes on Individuals and corporations anc on grain futures transactions, designed to furnish operating revenue, for the educational system. School lobbyists have pleaded for immediate action, claiming that classes must be suspended in many districts where large amounts of tax anticipation warrants have been issued against uncollected taxes. Municipal League's Remedy The Illinois municipal league has submitted a program to permit cities and villages, among other things, to levy increased taxes In an effort to alleviate financial distress. Trouble also Is being had by the counties, with most of the largei units having deflated treasuries because of charity costs and tax defaults. The suggestion has been made that counties be permitted to pay debts from highway tax revenues. Chicago officials have not announced their definite program but it has been indicated that enabling legislation would be asked for the city, school board and sanitary district. The first special session during October gave considerable attention to local legislation, part of which failed to get approval and one series of bills being of uncertain status because of a "ghost" roll call in the senate. Federal activities, including the civil works-direct relief program, also will require enabling legislation to permit full and continued co-operation on the part of the state and its subdivisions. Date Not Determined The date for the third special session hasn't been determined. Governor Homer has insisted that the liquor question first be settled by the legislature and that might require several more weeks if bad snarls develop as a result of the scores of amendments or If the two houses have difficulty in agreeing on the numerous points of controversy. It is possible that the third session might finish part of its work by early March and then recess until after the April 10 primary, reconvening then to work through the spring months. PENSACOLA, FLA., HIT BY STORM BLAZE IN CLOTHES CLOSET CAUSES SI50 LOSS SATURDAY A closet blaze, the origin of which the fire department has been unable to determine, was entinguished at the home of Mrs. Robert Stack, 422 South Liberty avenue, Saturday afternoon. Clothing and other articles of wearing apparel were burned and the building was damaged the loss amounting to about $150. The dwelling is owned by Thomas Moore. MEMBER OF CONGRESS NURSES PAINFUL WOUNDS Alexandria, Va., Jan. 8.—(IP)— Rep. Joseph J. Mansfield, Dem., Tex., nursed painful cuts of the head and neck at Alexandria hospital today as a result of an automobile accident in which he was showered with shattered glass. Returning from Mount Vernon Sunday, Mansfield was hurt when his automobile, driven by his chauffeur, Robert Johnson, skidded on wet pavement and crashed into a. parked machine. It has been e.stimat<?d that if an extra kernel were added to each ear of corn grown in this country, our yearly corn crop would be increased by more than 5.000,000 bushels. PROM YEAR TO YEAR i. 7 14 SI »8 M* 8 15 8 r« 9 16 u w. 10 17 14 31 r> 11 18 2$ i« 18 19 $6 *• 11 SO 87 Here are two views o£ samples of the $100,000 property damage done by a storm which swept over Pcnsacola, Fla. At top arc autos of workmen at a drydock, battered by flying planks. Below, ruins of a home in the residential section. (Associated Press Photos) News of the Churches Officers and Teachers Urged To Attend Meeting of St. John's Sunday School Officers and teachers of St. John's Evangelical Sunday school are urged to attend the monthly business session of the school which will be held Wednesday evening at 7:30 in the parlors of the church. Meeting Tuesday Night of Wide Awaks Class, First Methodist Church The Wide Awake class of the First Mehodist church meets Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Lloyd Sensenbaugh, 74!) West Homer street. Mrs. Edgar Brown will be assistant hostess. Y. P. S. Zion Reformed Church, Holds Banquet and Election Tomorrow Night The Young People's society of Zlon Reformed church, will hold its annual banquet Tuesday evening at 6:30 in the parlors of the church. The annual election of officers will follow and the members are urged to be present. Trinity Church The Sunday school board of Trinity Evangelical church meets this evening in the church at 7:30. The Everready class meets Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. A. J. Bardell, 1013 South Chicago avenue. The junior chior will meet Wednesday evening at 6:30; the third quarterly conference wil be held at 7; the senior choir meets at 8:30. A full atendance is requested at each of these services. The catechetical class will meet Saturday at 2 p. in. Truth Seekers' Class, Oak Avenue Church The Truth Seekers class of Oak Avenue Evangelical church will meet tomorrow evening at 7:301 n ;he church basement, with the president, Alvin Lenz, in charge A special enterlaniment is being planned for the occasion, which should interest all members of the class and their friends. Light refreshments will be served. This was followed by several delightful piano numbers by Miss Mnrgnret Brockrneier the evening being brought to a close by the serving of refreshments by (lie hostesses, Mrs. John Vohlken. Mrs. Emil Vohlken and Mrs. Lynford Tucker. Enjoyable Meeting; of y. \y. M. S. Of Oak Avenue Church The young Woman's Missionary Circle of Oak Avenue Evangelical :hurch held its monthly session Friday evening In the church parlors. After business and devotions and he missionary lesson which were in harge of Miss Chrissls Harm and VTrs. Harold Maves. a paper writ- en by Miss Pearl Miller on health onditions of the Orient, was read. Oak Avenue Evangelical Cliureli The Sunday .school orchestra meets Tuesday at 0:30 p. m. The junior choir meets for Its first rehearsal Wednesday at 0:30 p. m. The senior choir meets Tuesday 7:30 p. m. The Ladies' Aid is to meet on Wednesday at the church, for n one o'clock luncheon. Kneh member is to bring one extra cll,'-)i lo The Truth Ser-kerV eh'i<;;; meeting will be held Tuesday evening at tlu church Third quarterly conference will foe. held Thursday evening at 7:30. Dej volional service begins a!. 7::jn. The cjwiterly conference will follow. All members are un;«l to aM.rncl. Next Sunday morning Holy communion will be observed. Rev. J Bller will give the message. Christian Science Church "God" was the .subject of the lesson-sermon in all Churches of Christ, on Sunday. The golden text was, "O Lord of hosts, God of Israel, that clwclleth between the chcrubims, thou are the God, even thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth: thou hast made heaven and catrtli" (Isaiah 37:16). Among the citations which comprised the lesson-sermon was the following from the Bible: "There is none holy as the Lord: for there is none beside thee: neither Is there any rock like our God" d Samuel 2:2). The lesson-sermon also included the following pnr,si-r<cs from the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures," by Mary Baker Eddy: Divine metaphysics, as revealed to spiritual understanding, shows clearly that all is Mind, and that Maul is God, omnipotence, omnipresence, omniscience—that is, nil power, all presence, all Science" (p. '2i:>i. First Methodist Episcopal Church The Communion .service yesterday at First Methodist church was an inspirational one to all who participated. The music of the choir contributed very much to the service. "Great Peace Have They," by Rogers-Deis, was suiu; with reveraU_ feeling. The l.enor .solo Help Kidneys • If poorly functioning Kicln<>.v,t nnd Dlodclcr maki! you Huffur train Cutting Up NignlH. Ne.rvnijFm.'SB, Klururrmtle • J'lilnB. Stiffness, UurnifiK, Kmartinir. Itching, or Acidity try tliu fnmrariU'od Doc tor's I'resrriiH ion CyHtexISiuM. tax) —Muat Jix you up or mouoy 7 & 9 W. Stephenson St. Phone Main 2970 29 E. Main Si. Phone Main ::7<JI Crackers . . . Twinkle Gelatine Asst, Dessert • Flavors • Tomato Soup Barbara- Ann i * Cans Bananas Golden Yellow Oranges Large Size Lettuce Solid Crisp Grapefruit Large Seedless Chopped Beef Fresh Steaks Round Swiss Sirloin Lb. was taken by Wllhelm Stein, the soprano solo by Mrs. H. H. Stahl, and both were well done. In Protheroe's loeely hymn anthem, "Peace, Perfect Peace," Mrs. Otto Stetnestel sang the solo part with fine effect. Weekly calendar: Tonight, 7 o'clock—boy scouts; 7:30, Young: Women's Foreign Missionary society meeting with Viola and Ella Hutmacker, 710 South Beaver avenue. Tuesday, 7:00—Epworth League piny practice at the parsonage; 7:30, Young Women's Home Missionary society meeting with Mrs. A. A. Haas, 1230 West Stephenson street. Wednesday, 2:30—General Aid meets at the church; 7:30, prayer meeting; 8:30, official board. Thursday, 7:30—Home Guards meet at home of Evelyn Gelger, 420 North Nursery; 7:30, choir rehearsal.. Sunday school board meeting at 6:30 o'clock on Thursday. Bring dish to pass and table service. Important business. Let every officer and teacher plan to be present. Church family night will be observed Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 6:30 p. m. The Women's Foreign Missionary society will present a program. Miss Bongye's circle of the Ladles' Aid will hold a penny supper at the church on the evening of Jan. 20. United Brethren After spending the first week of a three weeks' evangelistic campaign in Bloomlngton, assisting Rev. Mr. Baughman, Rev, L. A. Whltesell, pastor of First United Brethren church, gave an interesting sermon i Sunday morning, using a text from i Matt. 6:33. The choir rendered a beautiful number. At the evening worship Rev. John Divnn spoke, taking for his text Hebr. 2:9, "But we see Jesus." Mr. Divan said: "There is but one remedy for sin and that one is Jesus Christ, son of God. I believe in an experimental religion, one that brings about a changed life." Coming events: Tuesday evening—Ottcrbeln guild will meet with the patroness, Mrs. Chas. Kurtz, Bast Wyandotte street. Wednesday—2:30 p. m., Missionary society meets at the home of Mrs. Delia Smith, 26 East Douglas street. Thursday—9:30 a. m., cottage prayer meeting at homes of Mrs. Earl Hartman, 409 West Douglas, and Mrs. Earl Musser, West Elk street, at 10 a. m.; 7:30 p, in., midweek prayer and praise service. Friday—7:30 p. in., choir rehearsal. Saturday evening—Ladles' Bible class penny supper. Rev. and Mrs. L. A. Whltesell returned to Bloomlngton Sunday night, where the evangelistic campaign Is In progress. Mr. Whitesell is assisting Rev. Mr. Baughmnn In sermon and song. First IJnptlst Church Announcements for the week First Baptist, church, follows: Tuesday—7:30 p. m., deacons' meeting at the home of Mr. Meldorf, 412 West Chestnut street. Wednesday—2 p. m., Women's prayer and Bible group; 7:30, choir practice. Thursday—6:30 p. m.. Biblo class; 7:30, prayer meeting. Rev. Fox has started a series of talks on "The Things We Have as Christians," Sunday—7:30 p. m., "Jewish Outlook." The choir's anthem for the morning worship was "If With All Thy Hearts," by Mendelssohn. It was a communion service. The topic of the sermon was "Four Words for 1934." nnd it was taken from Psalm 37. The four words that Mr. Fox told about were trust, delight, commit nnd rest. Ho started by saying: "Trust in the Lord: delight In the Lord; commit unto the Lord; rest in the Lord. Wouldn't you like to do that this year?" He said that "one can obtain these tilings by the help of the Lord. Trust, tor He will do thi- performing In our lives if we will only let him. Whim we put Him first in our lives, we will have nil the joy and delight we know what to do with. If we am restless and anxious, we are to sit still. If God can wait, so can we. God's grace and mercy will not suffer Him to forget us, or change toward us, or fall us." Miss Frances Reason was leader of the young people's meeting. The topic was "The Prayer Believing Man." Miss Ardlth Runte led the testimony meeting and special music was given by Miss Dorothy Reed, accompanied by Miss Lois Fox. A letter to the young people from one of Its own members who is doing missionary work in Utah was read. The sermon for the evening was the first one of the series on "Prophetic Events." Mr. Fox spoke on "The Church's Outlook." He snld: "Never has there been a time when religion was more talked about than It Is today. But still Christ, is forgotten. If you have not accepted Christ as your Saviour, do it now, before it Is too late." Sunday At Embury Regular sen-lees were held at Embury yesterday, with several special features, in the morning hour of worship the Holy Communion was observed. The new ritual prepared by the Methodist church was used for the first time. An appeal for "consecration to the duties confronting Christians In this the beginning of the new year" was substituted for the regular sermon, while the senior vested choir furnished appropriate music for the service. About sixty were present for the Biblo study topic, discussed by Karl Schrnmm, on "Moses the Law Giver." Chester Laiblo wns the chairman. The Junior Angrlus orchestra of eleven beginners in music furnished the special music In the evening. They were enthusiastically received. Their three numbers were played with precision and accuracy, and constant improvement Is anticipated In this group of earnest students. A beautiful arrangement of "Abide With Me" was sung by Mi.v Evelyn Krles and Mrs. Naomi B. Kldd as a devotional prelude to the sermon by Rev. C. A. Bloomqulsl., who preached on the subject "A Pilgrimage with Jesus." The sermon was a challenge to every Christian "to take Jesus with them as leader and guide throughout the coming yenr, which will be undoubtedly filled with problems of many kinds." Following Is the calendar for the week: Tonight—0:30, senior orchestra; 7:30, official board; 7:45, Woman's Foreign Missionary society meeting at the home of Mrs. Alma Bennett, 1022 South State avenue. Tuesday—2:30, Ladles' Aid meeting, at the church. Wednesday—7:30, Mid-week service, topic, "Jesus and Our Enemies," Thursday 4:00 p. m., girl scouts; (5:30, "Lend A Hand" class supper at the church for members and their families; bring table service, sandwiches nnd a dish to pass; 7:00, boy scouts; 7:00, Embury quartet; 7:30, .senior choir. Friday—-6:30, IX'borah class pot- i lurk supper at the ehureli for mem- I FUTHEimORE, COLLECTION COST SOMK TMRKE AND HALF MILLIONS LESS INCOME TAXESASUSUAL BORE BRUNT OF LOAD However, Tobacco Did Well, and Brer Made Good Start, Bringing In 35 Million Washington, Jnn. 8--(/T)—The nation's income Jumped upward some $02.110,181 during the 1033 fiscal yenr—nnd what's more It cost the government less to collect It. Guy T. Helverlng, commissioner of Internal revenue, also disclosed today In Ills annual report to Secretary Morficnthau that although 3.2 beer and wine were legal only for a small part of Hie l!)3;i flurnl year, l.ho former brought, in $35,149,402 nnd the latter $80,948. With Income taxes carrying the bulk of the load. Helverlnu estimated total revenue for the 1933 fiscal year at $l,6IO.«3ll,2'.M as compared with $1,537,729,042 the year before. Collect ion Costs Lower Further II, cost the government $1.»5 to collect ench $100 of revenue during' the year. That was 32 cents less per $100 than It cost, the previous year. All In nil It, cost $30,031,722 to collect the revenues of the government for the year as compared with $33,870,903 the previous year. Individual and corporation Income taxes brought In n total of $740,791,404, Helverlng reported, a decrease of $309,905,293 or 29 per cent. Miscellaneous receipts wcrp_$873,047,820, bcrs and their families. Saturday—9:45 a. m., Junior orchestra; 10:45, Angelus choir rehearsal. Next, Sunday—Morning sermon, "Jesus' Claim on Men," evening sermon, "Ben Hur" (illustrated); Fellowship Bible class In charge. a gain of $372,075,475. Tobacco taxes alone during the year, he pointed out, brought in $402,739,059, of which cigarettes contributed more than three quarters. Two Ijargeit Contributors New York's 10.22 per cent of the population paid $370,346,672 or 23.23 per cent of the country's Internal revenue taxes during the fiscal year 1933. North Carolina, on Its huge to- bar.r.o plants, was next, her 2.57 per cent, of the population paying 13.3.8 per cent of the collections. Pennsylvania came third in the internal revenue percentage list with $114,254,000 for 7.05 per cent. Illinois was fourth with $106,114,000 or fi.5. r ) per cent and Virginia, another bit? tobacco stale, fifth with $10:1.708,000 or C.41 per cent. Three states--North Dakota, New Mexico and Wyoming—paid only 0.05 per rent of the nation's internal revenue total. TOMORROW LASfDAY™ FOR WITHDRAWALS FROM CITY PRIMARY TICKETS Tomorrow is (he last day on which withdrawal can be made for the office of aldermen nt Hie coming city primary to be Imld Feb. 13. Twelve petitions have been fiU-d In the attire of City Clerk Cnrl J. Krunger, two in the first, w'eond nnd third wards, one In Hit: tttlh and five in the fourth. TRUCE EXPIRES; WAR IN SOUTH AMERICA GOES ON Lenplio Commission Gives Up Task Of Conciliation n<t Hopeless Montevideo, Urugwiy, Jan. 8—(/P) —The league of nations commission sent to seek peace between Paraguay and Bolivia began drawnlng up Its report today, abandoning its work as hopeless for the moment. The contending armies in the Gran Chnco, their truce having expired at midnight. Saturday after futile efforts to arrange a basis of arbitration, sought contact with one another In the heat of the Jungle war zone. Bolivia offered to extend tho trucn to permit further negotiations, Paraguay refused unless Bolivia withdraw I In troops from the Ghaco era. . .../o me tfoy'tv MILDER ../o me //tc/f TASTE BETTER t . ® 1954. Mriti TGMCCO Co,