Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on December 29, 1955 · Page 4
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 4

Greeley, Colorado
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Thursday, December 29, 1955
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'".Page 4 · GJtEELEY-TRIBUNE Thursday/Dec. 2(1, 1955 Q U g r | e | ] Q Tax on Your Home Will Probably Be Raised by Legislative Session By GORDON G. GAUSS Associated Press Staff Writer The lax you pay on your home will, in all probability, be raised a little by the Colorado Legislature next month. The money will go to finance a new,' expanded building program at the state's charitable, penal and mental, institutions. The boost in the property fax ^von't be very sleep for inosl of us. Probably you'll pay. about 5Q cents additional state t a x - f o r every S1,OOQ of assessed valuation on your properly.. Usually the assessed valualioo of a property is about 35 per cent of what your figure it would sell for. This means that if you live in a house worth SIO.OOO on the current market, it probably is assessed for taxalion at something like $3,500. You'll probably pay the Elate about an cxlra $1.75 ur.S2 on It. You won't feel the tax hike until you fettle up with your county treasurer during Ihe spring of 1957. However, you'll find a separate Increase for the state about' twice 8s largo as the 1057 one when you pay up next spring. That will be for the S39,501),uw 10-year buiid- ing program at stale colleges whioh the Legislalure volcd al its Junction and Ridge homes, where ncntal defectives reside, were sharply critiiMzcd recently by a committee of out-of-slalc experts. :.cgislalors themselves complained about use of some worn oul equip- ucnl at the School for the Deaf and Blind last year. Duildings at several institutions must be replaced old and a safety Gov. Johnson called for the building program a year ago antl has mentioned il frequently since. Right now your properly, tax includes a charge for construction at these institutions. Collectively, they get S3 cents from you each year (or every $1,000 of assessed valuation oh your property. Legislative leaders lioi'c to hold the charge lo about SI per thousand dollars of valuation when they vote the new program. Expressed in legislative language'this is a onc- niill l a x . One thing which is beginning to worry legislative leaders is Hint Ihe slate properly lax levy is inching toward Ihe constitutional limit of five 'mills, for I05C il will he 3.ra mills, up .95 mill from this because of the college cnn- struclion. H another half mill is added for the institutions, Ihc 1957 1955 session. The one which the Legislature probably will vote in J a n u a r y will como on lop of Ilial. You'll pay it for 10 years, too. You may gel additional boosts lax from your school district. In your properly county, city and Old Fashioned Revival Hour quartet, composed of. fell lo right, John Lundberg, first tenor. Jack Colcmon, second lenor, Ken Brown, baritone, Art Jaissle, bass, and Rudy Atwood, at the piano, will appear here Friday night. The program, sponsored by the Youlh for Chris) organization, will bo held al 7:30 o'clock in the Greelcy High school auditorium. The rally is open to Ihe public and there Is no admission charge. levy bo something like 4.13 They may be a lot larger Ihe slate increase. These levies arc for local purposes and make up about DO per cent of your property tax bill. The Legislature has no . control over (hem. The building program which the Legislature will consider in J a n - uary is for nine slate institutions. Collectively, Ihcy want lo spend almost 32 million dollars' for con- elruclion-during .the next decade. The Stale Hospital at Pueblo alone is asking for 10 millions. . The other institutions and their requests arc:'penitentiary $3,810,000; reformatory $1,589,793; Boys · Industrial School, §1,503,000; Girls Industrial School, $798.000; Stale Home and Training School, Grand Junction, $1,8-10,000; Stale Home and Training School, Ridge, $1,300,CCO; School for the Hea! and Blind 51,131 ,000; and Children's Home $930,000. The. Legislature is certain to trim these requests but a program between 20 and 25 millions is likely. A year ago these same inslilu- · lions asked the Legislature lo vole them new building funds, along with the colleges, Mint were turned down. A lot of lawmakers weren't convinced at (he l i m e (hat the institutions really knew whal lo do with the money. Also, a snarl which finally, killed the plan developed between (he House of Itep- rescnlativcs- and Senate. The House wanted to pool money for several institutions.and then allocate it oul as plans developed. The Senate insisted on a separate fund for each instilulion. House leaders headed by Ihc Finance Committee chairman, .Hep. Oakley Wade (TC-Las Animas), claimed their method would result in econ. omics/ Senators ari'.uccl il. wouic Elart a grab among Ihe institu lions io'sec who'd get the money This issue could block the build ing plan again, but likel: lorae solution will be found. 1 What's this money needed for ·anyhow? Partly, it's lo meet expandin demands on the institutions caused by a growing state, f'o instances Ih'cre 'are' more patient . el the Slate Hospital than eve before and t h e - n u m b e r continue to increase. The number of prison ers at Canon City exceeds aclu capacity. Neither institution a turn away anyone who's sent thcr by the courts. Elsewhere, Iher arc similar problems. Tartly, the money is needed modernize and humanize instil lions. facilities at Ihc G r a n mills. All of this' money goes lo colleges and instilulions--none of it goes into the stale's 'general fund. But in years past, Ihe mill levy sometimes lias been called upon for Ihe general f u n d lo help finance regular government costs Jurini; lean years. It's considered an ace in the hole which might be used again if income, tax revenues fall off or if the state should have lo give back millions oil companies. Jf the tax source already has iccn earmarked for institutions, ;his cushion wouldn't be available. NEXT -- Major Issues Before .he Legislature May Involve Fu- :ure Taxes Stock Market Drops Wednesday NEW YOKK L-fl -- The stock market t o o k - a definite turn down Wednesday in quiet trading. The fall was far from pronounced and t r a d i n g never reached proportions t h a t would suggest pressure. Price changes were mostly small, and there were few 'key stocks that moved as much as a point in cither direction. The motors wpre early victims of selling but closed only slightly lower. Ilarlow H. Curtice, General Motors president, estimated production of the industry in 1056 would bo 12 per cent under this year. Other estimates go as high along as 15 per cent. The steels ended lower with the nircrafls, coppers, many chemicals, and the railroads. The Associated Press average ol iO -slocks was off " 40 cents $179.40. It was up 30 conls Tues day. Business wasn't very groat a 1,090,000 sli arcs. Tli at com pare with 2,010,000 shares traded Tuesday. taw Drugs Help Alcoholics ATLANTA HI -- New drugs -- ncl not "a h a i r : of the dog that it them" -- can help alcoholics hrougli the horrors of "DT's" and 'ruin fits" and speed their rccov- ry, a psychiatrist said Wcdtics- lay. The "hair of the dog" system if gradually lapcring off on drink' ng is the most popular .with pa ienls but it does little good and cannot match Hie effects of ; luencc of drugs, e.n-h one chosen or a particular stage of recovers rom a spree Dr. Joseph Thimann, chief psy chlatrist and medical director o the Wnshingloman Hospital, Bos ton, Mass., said one new drug mcprobamale, brought "mild" to 'marked" improvement in 75 per jnt of a group ot alcoholic patients ulfering from the shakes, junipi- ness and delusions of withdrawal rom alcohol. Dr. Thithanri gave ienls insulin in (he early stages I recovery, then fruit juce, then ·itamins and then meprobamale, vhich he said provided a "safe, efficient and quick-acting" path -to peaceful sleep, hearty appetites, 'rccdom from fear and return to work in many cases. He described his results to joint session of the American Psychiatric Assn. and the American Physiological Society at the annual convention of the American Assn. for the Advancement of Science. The psychiatrist said nieprooS' mate also helped three of six dni[ addicts and caused no hLrmfu side-effects. A preliminary report said a. sec ond new. drug, azacyclonol, re liovcd 16 of 20 patients of drink caused delirium tremcns "wilhlr a matter of hours." lir. Richard Proctor, psychiatrist at the Bow Outstanding Geologist Joints Wyo. U, Faculiy · LARAM1E OB -- One of the nation's outstanding young geologists will become assistant professor of geology at the University of Wyoming at the end of the present semester. lie is Donald "W. Boyd, instructor in geology -at Union College, Schcnccta'dy, N. Y. A n a t i v e Newark, Ohio, Boyd was a graduate assistant at Columbia University, lias been employed by the New Mexico Bureau of Mines and in l9-i3 was consultant to an oil firm in Peru. WELL SUPPLIES In Northern Colorado tan-Gray School ot Medicine, Win- Um-Salcm, N. C., said llio results ·ere "most encouraging" but .(Siat lore'studies are needed. The shakes and hallucinations of Icoholics c a n ' also be eased by hlorpromazino, a drug now wide- y used for.menial illness, the psy- hialrists were told. * Dr. Joseph . Fazekas ' and his olc.igucs at the Washington, D.C., General Hospital, said chlorproma- inc "immediately" induced a light untroubled sleep and helped itcre normal .appelics. · Oue psychiatrist emphasized that -uvcn with the new drugs-the doctor must know - what kind of drinker lie's treating before trying lo help*him. ; Fitter of Local Woman Bit* Word lias been received of the death of Oliver E. Allis, age 81, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Dec. 13, following a long illness. Mr. Allis was the lather of Marian Allis, of 1310 Seventeenth street, Grcelcy. HEALTH HINTS By DR. DON R. BOSTRON CHIROPRACTOR HEADACHES There ciro more than £i dozen varieties of headaches, all assigned to as many different indefinite muses. Headaches are symptoms, not diseases In themselves and es of headaches are in accord li tha types o£ physical distortions present In the patient's body. When thinking iienmus liegiti to understand that no outside factors are responsible for 111 health so much as abnormal commions within the body, then the b e g i n n i n g of a healthy, ivholesome life will liave been realized. The very large majority ot mechanical InuUs in the body framework cnn be corrected; therefore, It behooves anyone suffering from any ailment to first see a modern full-spine X-ray of his oivn body and to understand for himself that faults therein are related to and responsible for nil ailments. The wise mail or woman takes cnrc t h a t an expensive piece of machinery is looXed'after when it begins to squeak, because squeaks indicate thnt important metal parts : being worn. Oil is used, frlc- lion ts reduced and long life IB (.hereby assured. .The R*rQ r-aiiis- t n k i n g Cure Is deserved by our bodies. Surely they are more tm- povtanl to us than any automobiU. Let us accept tho responsibility \vluch Is ours, realize that lioncl-. aches are danger signals, visit our Chiropractor tind let him discover tlie cause of them a n d ' remove that cause. By giving this cnre to the physical body wo are carrying the best possible Insurance against early and disastrous, disease. C H I R O P R A C T O R Plume-1034- 222 G r e e l e y Bldg. ,Rc». 1388W R. J, Reynolds' Ketch, Disabled, Taken in Tow JACKSONVILLE, Fla. W, - Tim 95-foot ketch Aries belonging to R. J, Reynolds, tobacco million- re, was taken in tow by a Coast uanl culler Wednesday after a glit ot distress in ,slormy seas The .cutter Sweelgum picked HI ic craft, with five persons tiboart hd started (he short run through ic SI, Johns Kiver jetties lo May ort for repairs. The Consl Guard said identities those aboard had not been dc- rniincd. Reports that the ship was in discs s indicated Hs auxiliary engine as oul of commission. It had been ragging a sea anchor all night, The officfi of t h e - c a p t a i n of Ihe oii said Ihc Aries was dc masted y heavy gusls of wind. The training college of Ihc Koyal anarlian Mounted Police at Rc- inn, Saskatchewan, has perhaps ic only church in the world used xclusively by policemen. For Rent Typewriters PARAKEETS Choose Your New Pet Now . . . We'll Hold It · 'lil Christmas ' · CAGES · STANDS · SUPPLIES G A R D E N C E N T E R ' · - Your Home Planting Headquarters 1817 9th Street · Phone 3G15 Chevrolet's taught dynamite good manners With its frisky "Turbo-Fire V8," this Chevrolet is pure dynamite, all right. But it's beautifully mannered, too-quiet, well behaved, instantly obedient to your slightest signal! You'll notice it right away: the live-wired, wide- awake way this '56 Chevy responds to your wishes. Almost as if it's reading your mind! Nudge the accelerator and you're aware of the split-second chain reaction of your toe to the "Turbo-Fire"! There's your dynamite--with horsepower ranging up to a high of 205. The car is 6»j/i for its power, too--with a low, low center of gravity, well distributed weight and wide-apart rear springs. There's your stability,; and safer handling. Of course, all doors have safety latches--and instrument panel-padding and seat belts, with or without shoulder harness, are available at extra cost. And it's the only low-priced car that gives you directional signals as standard equipment. Come in and try a new Chevrolet! ; THE HOT ONES EVEN HOTTER 721 Tenth St. Phone 75 o

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