Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on November 20, 1956 · 12
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · 12

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Tuesday, November 20, 1956
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D nrrl?-HTf:V-a,Tt Noy.20J956 U.S. Tax Collections Show $8,824,000,000 Gain in Year 1959 fiscal year figures (ia brackets): - Corporation Income and profit. tM. t21.299.000.000 ($1S 265.000.000 : individual Income .WASHINGTON, Nov. 20-- vious record was $69,935,000,000 collected in the fiscal year ended June 30, 1954. This was reported today by Russell C. Harrington, Commissioner of Internal Revenue. He attributed the increase largely to higher levels of personal income, corporate earnings and business activity. A breakdown of the sources and employment - taxes, which Federal tax collections totaled $75,113,000,000 for the year include old-age insurance, unemployment insurance, and railroad retirement taxes. $42. ended June 30, 1956, an increase 633,000,000 ($37,870,000,000); es of $8,824,000,000, or about 13 tate and sift taxes. 11. 171.000.- per cent, over the total for the 000 ($936,000,000); alcohol and tobacco taxes. $1534,000.000 ($4.- preceding fiscal year. ' The total, including old-age 314,000,000); other excise taxes insurance, unemployment insur $5,470,000,000 ($4,897,000,000), and taxes not otherwise classified, $5,000,000 ($7,000,000). ance ana rauroaa retirement taxes, set a new record. The pre of revenue, with comparative ,,0 A t. f 1 -i.t JIASCm FOUNTAIN Multt-colored ugh ting; enhances tha dancing Jet streams of this City Hall Plata fountain, dedicated a memorial to the late John F. Hauler. Massler Plaza Fountain Unveiled ' The widow of John F. Hassler, city manager of Oakland for 18 years,- last .night i unveiled a permanent memorial to her husband in Oakland City Hall Plaza. As Oakland's civic and political leaden looked on, Mrs. Hassler formally dedicated a new '. $30,000 fountain financed privately as a ..tribute to Hassler .by friends and fellow workers in the city. Frank Edoff, chairman of the solicitation subcommittee,- and Joseph B. KnowlandV publisher of. The Tribune, were speakers at the ceremonies that began in the Plaza at 9:15 p.m. The fountain was the product of a committee of Oakland lead1 era that began work in 1954 to formulate plans for a suitable memorial to Hassler. The foun tain' consists of a series of "dancing"1 jet streams of water fall ing under changing colored lights. As a boy Hassler sold The Tribune at 14th and Broadway. He later was a messenger for the Central Bank and rose through the ranks to the position of cashier. He went then to a siocK Drokerage ' ana was named city manager first in 1933 He remained as city manager until 1943, then went to Sacramento as director of finance when Chief Justice Earl Warren became governor of California. Returning to Oakland jr. 1944, Hassler became vice president of the Oakland Bank of Com merce, and in October, 1946, again was named city manager on the death of Charles R. Schwanenberg. Hassler remained city man ager until his death Aug. 19, 1954. Invocation last night was by Rabbi William M. Stern. Benediction was by the Rev; Delmere C. Stubbs, Mayor Clifford, E. Rishell was general chairman. Members of the Hassler family, besides Mrs. Hassler, introduced were John F. Hassler Jr., Mrs. P..W. Case, Miss Therese Hassler and Antone Hassler. " Slight Decline NEW YORK, Nov. 20-Heart disease deaths in the U.S. showed a slight decline in re cent years, from 169 victims per 100,000 in 1931-35, to about 163 per 100,000 in 1951-54, according to insurance surveys. 4 in . .- - -.. ' ' j. . REVE'S for jewelry PETS INTERPRETED IN GOLD AND GEMS Adroitly designed, these brooches and clips are handsome additions to Shreve's Christmas collection of jeweled conversation pieces. TunkcUp of diamonds and turquoises set in UK gold, $325 Love birds of 18K gold, richly studded with diamonds, rubies and sapphires, $595 Graceful swan brooch of fSK gold and platinum with diamonds and rubies, $535 5 And of course, i. 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