The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 29, 1968 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 29, 1968
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Wyftwvffl* (Ark.) Courier Newi — Monday, January 29, 1969- Pagt Thret Those Over 65 Lose Some Tax Advantage The new rules for medical deductions this year help those under 65, but they take away a tax advantage formerly enjoyed by senior citizens. For the past several years all the medical expenses of tax- cut your own taxes by Ray DeCrane payers over 65 were fully deductible without reference to the 1 per cent and 3 per cent rules. This is now changed. Regardless of age,-all taxpayers are treated alike on their medical deductions. This means that oldsters will get a medical deduction amounting to 50 per cent of their payments for health and hospital insur- nce up to $150, but to get a further medical deduction their total expenses must exceed 3 per cent of total income. The $3 monthly Medicare insurance is to be considered (or a 50 per cent deduction but the hospital insurance tax which is included as a part of the Social Security tax is not deductible. As the oldsters are, in effect, penalized by the new rules, so too are children ; who are furnishing the chief support of expense* Last year and for several prior years children could obtain a 100 per cent deduction for medical expenses paid for their parents for whom they were furnishing the chief support. Under the new rules the children supporting parents must include the parents' medical expenses with their own and subject the grand total to the accustomed 1 per cent and 3 per cent rules. The lawmakers apparently felt that the new medicare provisions of the Social Security Act now protect those over 65 from abnormal medical expenses and that they no longer need the additional advantage of a special income tax deduction. (NEXT: You and the IRS computer.) "America" The coastal areas of what are now Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay first bore the name "America." The name gradually came into use for all of South America and was later given to their aged parents, including | both continents . the payment of- their medical* "CUT WHIR OWN TAXES" c/o Bljtheville Courier New* Dept Its r. O. Box 489 Radio City Station New York, N. IT. 10019 Please tend ..... copy (copies) of CUT TTtrtJR OWN TAXES at U cents each to: NAME ....••. • ADDRESS • CITE STATE ZIP Make checks payable to TAXES. Allow 1 weeks for delivery. »•..«•«»•»•••«••••>«•••••»*«••»•«>«««•>«•••• Library Memorials .The following list of memorial contributions to the Blytheville Public Library recently was received. In memory of W. A. Bonert, Donation to the building fund, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Old. In memory of Mordicai C. Cook, Sr., "Sermon on the Mount," Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Halsell, Mary Ann and Melvin Halsell. In memory of Mrs, L. V. Coughlin, "Horizon Autumn 1967," Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Old In memory of Thomas Wilks Davis, "Renoir, My Father,' Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams. In memory of Mrs. Mary Jane Drake, "The Life and Times of Leonardo," Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Coalter. In memory of Marcus Evrard "History of the Thirteen Colonies," Mr and Mrs. L. E. Old; World Beneath fee Sea," Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Robinson; "Horizon: Winter 1968," The '61" Implement & Motor Co.; Donation to the building fund, Reid, Burge and Prevallet; Stories of Great Men and Women," Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. McHaney; "The Thirteen Colonies," Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Fendler; "The South Central States," The Rupert C r a f t o n Family; "History of the Colonial Antiques," Mrs. Chester Caldwell Sr.; Donation to the building fund, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Garrigan. In memory of B. D. Featherston Donation to the b u i 1 d i n g fund, Mr., Mrs. L. E. Old; "The Revolutionary War," Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Elliott and Ricky; "1968 Newbery Award Book," Mr. and Mrs. Eddie J. Hiaro; Donation to the building 'und, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Burrow; "The Four Clever Brothers," Mr. and Mrs. George Wigg»; "Crazy Horse and Story of the Liberty Bell," Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hodge. In memory of Mrs. John I. Gaines, "The New York Times Cook Book," Mr. and Mrs. 0. M. Mitchell. In memory of Riley B. Jones, Donation to the building fund, Employees of the First Nationa Bank. Modern Times," Mr. and Mrs. Russell Haines Farr; Donation to the building fund, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Old; "Courage of Sarah Noble," Lange Faculty; Donation to the building fund, Mr, and Mrs. C. W. Garrigan; "Across Five Aprils" Langc Faculty. In memory of Mrs. C. E. Wilson "Jesus in our Times," Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Halsell; "Military History of the Korean War and Military History of the Spanish - American War," Mr. In memory of Mrs. Stella and Mrs. Bill Williams, Rogers McCalla, Donation to the building fund, Mr, and Mrs. L. E. Old. In memory of S. M. Need : lam, A donation to the building fund, Employees of Doctors Hospital. In memory of Ernest L. Parker, "Andrew Jackson, Frontier Statesman," Mrs. Jesse Taylor; "History of the Thirteen Colonies," Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Fendler; "History of the Colonial Antiques," Mrs. Chester Caldwell Sr.; "Arrogance of Power," Mr. C. L. Smith; "New England," Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nash; Donation to the building fund, Reid, Burge and Prev allet; Donation to the building fund, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Gar- ngan. In memory of J. H. Seeman "American Heritage Dec. 1967," Mr. and Mrs. Joe Strickland and Sara Jo. In memory of Mrs. Bob Lee Smith "The Life and Times of Columbus," Mrs. Usrey Jackson; "The New York Times Cook Book," Mr. and Mrs. 0. M. Mitchell. In memory of John Stallings ; 'George Washington," Lange Faculty. In memory of Mrs. J. M. Williams Sr. "History of the Colonial Antiques," Chester Caldwel Sr.; "This is Rome," Mr. and rs. George Wiggs; "Heroes o: In memory of H. G. Wright 'Surtsey," ,Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Berry. IN THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA. DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS IN THE MATTER OF THE ES- SATE OF C. H. MASON, Deceased No. 4621 NOTICE Last known Address of decedmt: Blytheville, Arkansas Date of Death: January 13,1968. An instrument dated March 7, 1988,'was on the 26th day of January, 1968, admitted to probate as the last will of the above- named decedent, and the undersigned has been appointed administrator with the Will annexed thereunder. A contest of :he probate of the Will can be effected only by filing a petition within the time provided by law. All persons having claims against the estate must exhibit BACKACHE& TFKKIAN "CONDARY TO IENMUN KIDNEY IRRITATION Common Kidney or Bladder Irritations make many men anil u-omcn feel tense and nervous from frequent, burning or Itching urination, night, and day. Secondarily, you may lose sleep ana have Headache, Bad-cache and feel older, tired, depressed. In such cases, CYSTEX usually Brings relaxing comfort by curbing Irritating germs in acid urine and quickly easing pain.Get CYSTEX at druggists. same, duly verified, to the undersigned within six months from date of the first publication of this notice, or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefit in the estate. This notice first published the 29th day of January, 1968. FARMERS BANK & TRUST, COMPANY, Blytheville, Arkansas. By Harvey Morris, Trust Officer . Administrator with Will Annexed P. 0. Box 688 Blytheville, Arkansas, ' '* Oscar Fendler, Attorney for Estate Jalopy The expression "jalopy'^fgr an automobile originated??!! the 1900s. Because of a sHpiJ; age of cars in Mexico, rijjjnj were shipped to Jalopa, Mgjr ica, for resale and thus arcaa the corrupted term "jalopy? 1 meaning an old automobile.. 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