Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 24, 1973 · Page 2
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 2

Greeley, Colorado
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Tuesday, April 24, 1973
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2 GREF.LEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE Tucs., April24,197U House committee kills motor vehicle inspection fees bill Cost of .smoking wocf/d go up DENVER (AP) -- A bill which would have increased ZIPPERS Replaced, Repaired CANVAS Newer Repaired 5298thAve. Phone 352-0253 Colorado's motor vehicle in- ment of Revenue could deter- spection fee from $1.50 to $4.50 mine the cost for collecting the was killed along with four other fee. Rep. Ron Strahle, R-Fort Collins, said the thrust of the bill is to not only provide revenue measures Monday by the House Committee on Transportation and Highways. The fee measure was introduced by Rep. Floyd Pettie, It-Colorado Springs, who wanted the increase to give more money to the Department of Revenue and help give a better break to the inspection station. Also killed was a bill by Rep. receive their title within five days of the date of purchase and another bill which would have prohibited the use of so- called "dealer plates" from being used on vehicles unless the vehicles were on specific dealer business. A bill requiring trucks and truck-trailer combinations to be for the district, which would levy the tax, but to encourage more people to use commercial transportation. The committee killed a bill equipped with splash guards which would have required that and stone deflectors also personspurchasingautomobiles received committee approval. Stavast returns home By CAUL MILLIARD A»ioci»'.cc' Press Wrller DENVER (AP) - The Colorado House of Representatives gave final approval today to a bill doubling the current tax on cigarettes from 5 cents to 10 cents per pack, a move aimed at providing an additional $15 million a year .to help county and municipal governments with their financial problems. The vote was 44-19 after Rep. George Boley, D-Pueblo lost a move to lay the bill over for one week. The increase means local governments would repeal the taxes they now place on cigarettes in order to receive their municipalities only 70 levy a cigarette tax. Denver is the only county levying a tax. Rep. Carl Gustafson, R-Denver, the sponsor of the bill said additional studies would be made'on the distribution of the tax revenue, which would generally follow the distribution scheduled for the states sales tax. . The House also gave final approval, 45-16, to a bill clarifying the law which formerly prohibited such businesses such as air lines from purchasing and stor- UNKNOWNSONGS BY PURCELLFOUND Previously unknown versions ing vinous and spiritous liquors. The house also gave final approval to a billj changing the fee scale charged by county ·clerks and recorders for filing and' recording documents in public records. CAPTAINS USAK FIVE . · A1H FORCE ACADEMY,;.. Coio.(AP)-SeniorTom Blaue-. of SI. Louis, Mo., is captain of Ihe U.S. Air Force Academy- basketball team. V CASH for SCRAP METALS · Copper and Brass · Aluminum · Batteries · Scrap Iron, Steel Weighed on Certified Scales Andersen's Sales Salvage 1 Mile East on Sth St., 352-7797 Junk Cars Picked Up Modest Charge S4.25 of that going to the in- DENVER (AP) - Former spection station and 75 cents to prisoner of war Air Force Col. the Department of Revenue for John E. Stavast of Pueblo ar- training inspectors and super- rived here Monday after recu- vision of inspection stations. perating since March at March A bill which would have re- Air Force Base in California, quired motorists to show proof Stavast, 46, who arrived on a of financial responsibility be- commercial airliner with his fore obtaining a drivers license wife Shirley, spent only a few or motor vehicle license plates minutes at Stapleton Inter- was killed. It was spon- national Airport before board- sored by Rep. Frank South- ing a Colorado National Guard worth, R-Denver. helicopter which flew them on A bill which would levy a $1 '° Pueblo, excise tax for each commercial Stavast said he plans to parking space within the Re- spend a week in Pueblo visiting gional Transportation District his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John was set aside until the Depart- Stavast. The elder Stavast is a contractor. "I just feel thrilled to death to be back in Colorado," Sta- vast said at a'brief news conference at the airport. "It is so beautiful. I just can't believe how beautiful it is." Stavast, who was held captive in Hanoi for 5V4 years, said that he found the United States "much to the better." He said he particularly approved of changes in women's fashions and automobile styling. "At times I was treated very badly, of course," Stavast said when asked about his treatment during captivity. He said that he and his fellow POWs had rated their treatment in three categories ranging from "very, very bad to very bad to bad." At Pueblo, about 300 hometown residents met Stavast at the airport. "The most difficult period of Wedding Invitations And Announcements Hallmark Wedding and Anniversary Cards Wedding and Guest Books Anniversary Books Wedding and Shower Napkins Thank You Notes ZENITH QUALITY AT WOOLCO BIG 19 INCH DIAGONAL PORTABLE COLOR TV Color viewing the whole (amily can enjoy! Big 19" diagonal Super-Screen picture in a compact-size. American Walnut color cabinet. Over 90% solid-state Titan 101 Chassis. Solid-State Super Video Range Tuner. Customized Tuning. Automatic Tint Guard Control. 5"x3" Speaker. 358 88 TILTS UP OH DOWN. nt -$mv«£ IN COMPUTE XV ttAGlCI Now odd moro onjoynwnt to your TV viewing with Zonllh's convenient "SWIV-L-TILT" Podoslal Base with Ihe look ol tomorrow... todnyl Hurry In today-Supply Is limllodl Features Instant Picture Sound! 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The state would keep the 5 cents it now gets and the remaining four-tenths of a cent would pay for the tax collection and distribution. The vendor's fee awarded to distributors for collecting the tax would increase by one penny, from 3 cents to 4 cents. Currently, of the state.'s 255. BEAUTIFUL CARDS FOR EVERYONE · Charmers · Dear Hearts · Flavia · Peanuts Contemporary and Traditional Phone 353-0246 807 Sth St. , Attend the4-H Style Show at Greeley Producers April 27th THE Western Wear ?42 9th Ave. A Gallery of Fine Reclining Chairs Style 702 from the RECLINA-ROCKER* 'Chairs with a flair for people who care VV IIKTIIKK yniir numi iln-nr i- K;iH\ \inni trmpniaix DI Mitili'iii. lii'-K- i- a 1.:i-/-l!m »l\lr KaHi Li-X-Miiy "KiT- yiu 111.- l i i u i r i N U - mind.!iiii: nr l u l l l»-il na,.].!!,;' . . . ; i m l . I..M ».f :i!l. c i i i n f i u t i t i '.* po-itioii.-. \\\\\\ nr \ u t h r u i i ivdi r;il|ri|. 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