The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 3, 1954 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 3, 1954
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TUESDAY, AUGUST S, 1954 BLYTHEVTLLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FITS Tax Revision More Liberal Rules Are Adopted For Claiming Dependents (Second in a Series) By CHARLES F. BAKRETT • WASHINGTON (AP) — If you support a child in college who works part time . . . If you support someone in your home who is not a close relative ... If you share with several others in supporting a relative . . . r Then you probably will get a tax cut under the new, 1,000-page tax revsion bill just passed b Congress. Liberalized Rules The new measure sets out sever al more liberal rules for claiming dependents on your income tax re turns. Each dependent entitles you to exempt $600 of your income from taxes. Each exemption thus means an actual tax cut of $120 if you're ; .n the minimum 20 per cen Hornersville News By JENETTE THOMAS Wayne Herring of Camp Chaffee Ark., is home on 13-day furlough He will report to Ft. Leonarc Wood, Mo., for the completion of his training. Mr. and Mrs. Lon Vandiver were called to Cash, Ark., because of the illness of Mrs. C. A. Vandiver. Mr. and Mrs. Dee Edwards have returned from Michigan where been employed this Springer has return- they have summer. Miss Ern; ed from a vacation spent in Flint, Mich. News has been received here oJ the wedding of Edward Earl Stone to Miss Blanche Simmons of Flint, Mich. James Thomas of St. Louis is spending his vacation here this week. Stella Ross and son. Jimmy Lynn, visited here Wednesday, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Thomas and Mrs. Jimmy Ross and son visited Mrs. Dick Glasgo in Rector, Ark., Monday. Miss Erna Lee Springer, Wilma Bowles and Jenette Thomas shopped in Kennett Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Coy Hackworth are the parents of a daughter born July 27. The baby has been named Vickie Coylean. Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Truelove are the parents of a son. Mrs. Truelove is the former Miss Vernadia McParlin. James Thomas and Pat Donny visited in Paragould Thursday Miss Fay Hackworth visited in Senath Sunday. Miss Pat Forthsythe, Bud Rain- boat, Bob Smith and Nina Brewer visited in Paragould Thursday. Buddy Rainboat left Thursday for the Air Force. Glen Allen Hemingway was elected president of the Student Council at Hornersville High School. Mrs. George Patterson, Pat Donney and James Thomas Were in Leachville, Ark,. Monday. George Wiley Jaco of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., is home on a 30- day furlough. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Jaco. Wayne Herring left Friday morning for Fort Leonard Wood, ,Mo. Curtiss Wicker, Sonny Lomax and Selvin Buck attended the stock car races at Memphis Wednesday night. Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Patterson of Patterson, Ark., were guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Patterson Tuesday. Melvin Coleman of Benton Harbor, Mich., is visiting here. He left Sunday for St. Louis where he will take his physical for the armed forces. ' Earnast Springer was called to Manila, Ark., because of the illness of Miss Wilma Springer. Mrs. Ruby Gillhan is seriously ill at the Presnell Hospital at Kennett. Mr. and Mrs. Harue Mathewes and Howard Tarr of Oil City, Pa., were guests of Mrs. Lottie Ma-! thewes the past week. bracket, more in the higher brackets. Altogether, experts figure about 1,400,000 taxpayers will be able to claim additional dependents. The changes, effective this year, will .show up in 1954 tax returns. Under the old law you couldn't claim anyone as a dependent who made more than $600 income on his own during the year. Under the new law, you can count children under 19 as dependents, regardless of their earnings, if you provide more than half their support. : And you can count children above 19 as dependents, regardless of their earnings, if they are in college. You still, of course, must provide more than half their support. These provisions are designed to help many parents whose children work part time. Under the old law, it was a temptation for Dad to tell his boy to quit work as the boy's earnings approached $600 and Dad faced the loss of a dependent on his tax return. Another new provision says this: In determining whether you provide half your child's support, you don't have to count as part of his income any scholarships he receives in college. Full time on-the-farm training, if supervised by an educational institution or local government, can be counted as attending college. Under the old law, you couldn't ount anyone as a dependent who was not a close relative. Now you can count anyone as a dependent if he lives in your household and you provide more than half his support. Rotated Benefit This is designed especially to apply to foster children, children in your home awaiting formal adop- lon, or others you support for any •eason. In many cases, a group of per- ions will share in the support of a dependent relative—say an eld- :rly parent—but no one member f the-group provides more than half the dependent's -support. Under the old law no one could claim he dependent on tax returns. Under the new law, the group an agree that one person will :laim the dependent in any one ear. The benefit can be rotated among the group in succeeding •ears. The member of the group who laims the dependent must contribute at least 10 per cent of the ependent's support. And he must ie a close relative of the depend- nt—nonrelatives can't be claimed ,s dependents under the group irovision. The law defines a close relative ,s a son or daughter or grandchild, stepson or stepdaughter, a broth- r, sister or stepbrother or stepsister, a father or mother or grandparent, a stepfather or stepmother, a niece, nephew, aunt or uncle, or any of these in-laws: son, daughter, father, mother, bro'ther or sister. FBI Net Rounds Up Two More Alleged Communist Leaders DENVER LR — The FBI has seized two more alleged top Communists in a 24-hour roundup that has netted seven arrests. r RUSHING THE SEASON—With temperatures in the mid 90's, the last thing in the world Harry Noblet, of Halifax, Pa., wanted was this trailer loaded with 15 tons of coal which landed in his living room. The steering device locked on driver Raymond Reifsnyder and the trailer sideswiped a car. left the road and plunged into the house Slight lacerations were his only injuries. Hot Gubernatorial Race Tops GOP Primary Election in Kansas By JAMES E. LAWSON TOPEKA, Kan. L«—A hotly contested Republican governorship primary, involving party leadership and control in President Eisenhower's home state, went to the voters of Kansas today for a decision. The race matches George Templar, 49, a former state legislator and until recently U.S. district attorney, against Lt. Gov. Pred Hall, 38, now. in his second term. A third candidate, Mayor Joe E. Rogers of Waverly, has not been regarded a serious contender. Full State The two major parties also are nominating candidates for U.S. senator, six seats in the U.S. House and the full list of state offices. Sen. Andrew F. Schoeppel, Republican, and the state's six-member delegation in the House are running for renomination, either unopposed or without a threat serious enough to bring them home Indians of New Mexico have no written language and their myths have passed orally from generation to generation. DOUAR-W1SE? THEN IT'S MAYTAG FOR YOU! Adams Appliance Co. Inc. Stevenson Cites Increased Rate Of Unemployment GREAT PALLS, Mont. (£>)— Unemployment has increased at the rate of 3,000 a day since the Republicans returned to power and there'has never been less harmony in the nation, Adlai E. Stevenson told 600 Montana Democrats last night. The 1952 Democratic presidential candidate said Americans have a new mood which he called "creeping realism". And he said the test of government today is in the governing. "The prime purpose of government today are our safety and happiness," he said. "Are we any safer and happier than we were 18 months ago I think not. I saw we are less safe abroad." Inquisitive Grasshopper SAVANNAH, Mo. (#>) — The Savannah post office forwarded a letter marked "Opened by Grasshopper." It seems a rural carrier picked up the letter from a box on his route and discovered a grasshopper had chewed around the top and sides of the letter. He had to use tape to reseal the letter so made the notation on it. A black widow spider can be identified definitely by the reddish, hourglass - shaped mark on., the abdomen. JOHNSON GRASS KILLER 99% Pure Sodium Chlorate 700 Lb. $1 *%50 Drum - 12 Webb Culvert Tile Co Highway 61 at State Line Phone OSborne 3-8414 OPEN FOR BUSINESS Prompt, courteous and dependable TV, Radio (home and auto) and Record Player repairs. Our servicemen have been trained in accredited electronic schools and are qualified to give expert service at a minimum cost to you. WILSON'S TV & RADIO SERVICE 114. So. First In The Ingram Bldg, Phone 3*4237 from Washington to campaign. Schoeppel has two relatively unknown opponents while Representatives George, Ed H. Rees and Wint Smith have one each. Congressmen unopposed for re- nomination are Howard S. Miller, the only Democrat on the delegation; Errett P. Scrivner; and Clifford R. Hope. There is a five-way contest for the Republican nomination for congressman in the 1st District, where the GOP has its sights set on unseating Miller in November. In his governorship bid, Templar carries the solid backing of the state administration. Incumbent Retiring 1 Hall, an administration critic who survived an attempt by Gov. Edward P. Arn to purge him two years ago, keyed bis governorship hopes to a charge that the party leadership is in need of reshuffling. He said it has grown lax. Arn is retiring to private life after serving two terms. The Templar-Hall contest overshadows all other races, including a spirited two-way affair for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. Veteran observers generally expect only a normal vote of about 225,000 by the Republicans and about 100,000 by the Democrats. The Democrats, not regarded as a threat in Kansas except when Republicans are feuding, hav George Docking, 50, Lawrence banker, bidding for the governorship nod against^Mayor William C. Salome of Wichita. Agents picked up Joseph William Scherrer, 34, and his wife Maia, 36, yesterday. Scherrer was arrested at his home in Pueblo ,Colo., and his wife at Denver's Municipal Airport, where the FBI said she was waiting for someone. Four others were arrested here Sunday. They were Arthur Bary, 42; his wife Anna, 29; Harold Zepelin, 28; and Lewis M. Johnson, 34. Almost simultaneously, Mrs. Patricia J. Blau, 42, was arrested at her Los Angeles home. All seven were arraigned before U.S. commissioners on charges of violating the Smith Act, which makes it a crime to advocate forcibly overthrow of the government. The six arrested in Colorado were allowed individual $100,000 bonds by U. S. Commissioner Joseph Neff. They are held in Denver County Jail. Mrs. Blau is in Los Angeles County jail in lieu of $20,000 bail. A hearing on her return to Denver is scheduled Thursday. Preliminary hearings for the six arrested in Colorado have been set for Aug. 16. They are expected^ to appear before a federal grand jury convening here Aug. 23. The FBI said Scherrer and his Brooklyn-born wife have been ac- tive in the Civil Rights Congress, j an organization on the attorney general's subversive list. Mrs. Brown, the FBI said, was named in 1950 to the Communist party's Executive Committee after serving as organizational secretary of the Communist Political Assn. in Buffalo, N.Y. Borrowed $20 Bill JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (£»>—Detective Sgt. J. W. Wingate said someone broke into the residence of Mrs. Janice Grof Sunday and took * $20 bill from an envelope in a bureau. Yesterday, he said, the house was broken into again an a $20 bill put! back in the envelope. MEN Buy Your Clothing Needs Now At Youth Slips/ Drowns REDONDO BEACH, Calif. Pedro Leon Guerrero, 11 slipped off I an inner tube and drowned in the surf yesterday. A year ago one of his six brothers, Joseph, 7 drowned in a swimming pool. Husbands! Wives! Get Pep, Vim; Feel Younger Thousands of couples .are weak, worn-out, exhausted just because body lacks iron. For ne^ younger feeling after 40, try Ostrex Torur Tablets. Contain iron for pep; supplerner. doses vitamins BI and B-^. Costs little. "Get- Acquainted" size only 50c. At all druggist' FALSE TEETH More Firmly in Place Do your false teeth annoy »nd embarrass by slipping, dropping or wobbling -when you eat, laugh or talt? Just sprlnfcle & little PASTEETH ou your plates. This alkaline (non-acid) powder holds false teeth more flrmly and more comfortably. No gummy, • gooey, pasty taste or reeling. Does not sour. Checks "plate odor" (denture breath). Get TASTEETH today »» any drug counter. You Can't Beat Hubbard's 1-TON Air Conditioner Latest Model Save $700 A Sale By Public Auction of the assets of Shelton Motor Company will be held on August 5, 1954, commencing at 10:00 o'clock A. M., at Shelton Motor Company, located on Highway 61 South, Blytheville, Arkansas. All assets to be sold to highest bidder. Assets are too numerous to list in their entirety, but among the assets are: Shop Equipment Offict Equipment Nash Parts and Accessories Neon Light Fixtures Many other items too numerous to mention will also be offered for sale. This auction is held in accordance with orders of the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas. Terms of sale will be cash. Items purchased can be moved on the day of sale. Bud Rose, Blytheville, Ark., Auctioneer On hot days, a Roman emperor had only to speak-and an army of slave* rushe'd snow from the mountain peaks to cool him Today you can have hundreds of electrical slaves working for you all seasons of the year-for pennies t day. Elec- tricity cools your home-or warms it-cooks your meals, cleans your house, washes and irons your clothes. Electricity does so much for so little. And your friends tnd neighbors in the electric company are working all the time to make electric service •ven more useful—more of a bargain all the time. Ark-Mo Power Co. PRICE Summer Suits Wool Suits Sport Shirts Straw Hats Neckwear Dress Shirts Swim Trunks And Many Others Reduced One-Half All New Stock All Nationally Advertised Good Selections To Choose From Cleaner-Clothier Tailor 9!yth«villt, Ark.

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