Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 45
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January 30, 1957

Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 45

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..,-,', Jh «··»*.·«··* OSXALOOSA 0AILT (My Sight Tax bte hcrese h H**ta County For This Year ., j an . .WO; maintenance and construction in towns and Oskaloosa 625- bounty, .HO; hospital, 1.000: fairl grounds, .250: county board of education. .722: county assessor (rur- '* cit - v jty will be slightly Mgher lor the towffls 4 oskaioosa. j 1*5« taxes, to be collected in 1*W, _· THESE FIGITKES mills for . OUl l THIS IS THE NEW EDWIN Kerwtn hem. located at 809 north Seventh street. A three bedroom affair, it it 2* by 34 feet in size and has a full basement. Features include a picture i according to figures from the «*-; M^Tmi"-TM"^ wu " Up to jfice of County Auditor Haroldj^^^ cities and to% ^. ^^^ 'Trip** 1 *- I** property-owners in to7v^ and Triplet! reported that the tax j cities in the county f except Oska- levy on property in the city of Oa-jtoosa): and. as ported out abov* ikaloosa will be «5.«31 mills, or! 14.305 for Oskaloosa J85.83 per $1,000 salt-seed valua-j In addition 6 mills are assessed! tion. This is *.7W higher than last on each dollar valuation of moneys i window facinq east off the living room, space in f^* «·*». * n - t4S - *·** ****** ·*« the first $5.000.1 . ·%,,·,,; I . * J t imYc- L*L .* the basement for a recreation room, bottle gas The hike i. about the same in j And. there are two state levies this! £? , ft k ,7 r , - ' °? I 9 !* "TtT " heat, and a partial brick front. (Herald Photo) most of the other districts in the year, the .310 for the Korean War: ·* " 30 b * 3 .V? ef _!? »».including the breeze; county, with the raises all coming! bonus, which comes in addition to departmental In-? the .440 World War n sen-ice compensation pay levy paid in pre vi- THIS IS THE NEW HOME OF Mr. and Mrs. way and a 12 by 20 foot garage attached to from c; amall the east end. It features a picture window ing south off the living room, hardwood f ing, birch cupboards, woodwork, and doors, ample closet space. (Herald Photo) The Korean War Bonus levy adds .310 mill, while in the city of Oskaloosa, the county tax | county services, broken i later) Jumped from 13.811 mills inj 1955 to 14.309 to IK*. The rest off the hike for Oskaloosa property; taxes come from hikes in the ous years. the breakdown oa the! Sate, 14.305: s house, 6.S54: play-! consolidated budget.' 3.11*; public safety, 1-833; municipal highest in the county. There are = several districta where property mUls THIS 28 BY 6* FOOT HUME HOME, located at 614 north Eleventh street, belongs to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Heddon. The measurements include a double garage on the north side and if has a full basement. The three-bedroom affair has a 26-foot long combination living and dining room, three bedrooms, oak and tile floors, a picture window facing west off the living room, a patio in the rear, and a partial Roman brick front. (Herald Photo) THIS IS THE TEMPORARY NEW home of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Sparks at 415 Fifteenth avenue east. Measuring 24 by 24 feet in size, this will become the garage and workshop when the Sparks build a larger house on the east side (within the next couple of years). The two will be connected with a breezeway. (Herald Photo) owners will be paying higher j taxes. The levy in New Sharon isj 85.993; and Beacon tops the list| with a rate of 107.7C7 mills. The lowest rate in the county isj in the city of Rose Hill with a l«vy j of 53.117 mills. Second lowest is' Barnes City with 62.490. Here is a breakdown of the county tax levy, with the fund] listed first, and the millage rate' following: County general, 2.000; court expense, .747; .county poor, 1.493; state institution, 2.414; county in- sance, .374; county school, .250; soldiers' relief, .311; bovine tuberculosis, .075; emergency, 1.000; public employees r e t i r e m e n t (state), .498; Bang's disease, .075; s o l d i e r s ' compensation, .440; bonds, .523; old age survivors insurance. .423. Rural maintenance wiU require 10.000 mills; rural construction, .625; construction (rural and towns), .500; rural road clearing, Depending On Sales Taxes CHICAGO ®_ The Commerce Clearing House reported that' states have become more depend-' ent than ever before on sales taxes 1 asa source of income. 1 as a source of income. ] last fiscal year a record number! of 25 states based their operations I on the tax more than on any other I source of revenue. · This total, the CCH said, is two; more than that registered to the: previous year, and four more' states--Arkansas, Nevada. Ok!a- I horna and Pennsylvania--are near-1 ing major dependence on the sales ] levy. 1 Host dependent of the states in! the current count was Washington, j which drew 55 per cent of total; collections from the sales tax. j In Louisiana, the sales tax ex-i ceeded the severance tax as the' state's major producer of revnae. ! THE H. S. MUSSERS ARE NOW residing in this new frame home at 1506 Ninth avenue east. It is 24 by 44 feet in size in addition to a 12 by 22 foot attached garage and a full base- ment. The home features three bedrooms, a 12 by 25 foot livii.g room, a partial brick veneor front, birch built-ins, and a picture window facing north off the living room. (Herald Photo) ANOTHER OF THE HAPPY HOLLOW addition homes built on E avenue east is this one. Erected by Hal Ferree and sons, it is an "L" shaped affair containing 1,720 square feet of space including a double garage on the south end. It has four bedrooms, birch built-ins and doors, yellow pine trim, a large awning typo window facing east from the living room, and gas heat. (Herald Photo) MR. AND MRS. LAWRENCE MeMULLEN are now Hying in their new home, pictured above, at 509 Fifteenth avenue east. A 28 by 36 foot structure, it also has a 16 by 22 foot garage attached to the east side. The living room is carpeted, birch woodwork and doors are featured inside, there is a picture window facing south off the living room, and it has a partial stone front. (Herald Pholo) For a BETTER Tomorrow , . . Last year we installed 20,000 feet of water mains in Keswick, Leighton and Oskaioosa WE RIGHT WHAT'S WRONG Whatever your plumbing problem, you can count on us for the right answer. We act extra-fast to handle emergencies, but we never skimp on workmanship. See us first . . . and you'll save money hi the end. YOUR MASTER PLUMBER The Name STUMP Has Served Oskaloosa and This Area For 64 Years! ^·."^SfW- 1 =*V^rW' ·': ^^isMssBPMsHipil MODERNIZE YOUR BATHROOM You'll be surprised how easy and inexpensive It ia to remodel and install new, modern fixtures in that old bathroom. We will be glad to show yon how you can do it at moderate cost. Display of plumbing fixtures and medicine cabinets. Several new models this year. Start Living With Good Plumbing! PAUL W. STUMP Plumbing and Heating Service 301 South 1st Street Oskaloosa Dial 3-7108 CRANE - KOEHLER · AMERICAN STANDARD VERNON WELLS uses truck-mounted Bantam Back Hoc fo begin excavation r'or Educational Wing added to Oskaloosa Presbyterian Church in Oskaloosa. Thank You We wish to express- our heartiest TH.-VXK YOU to our many customers and friends for whom we worked last year. 11 Years of Dependable, Experienced Service VERNON G Box 251 Oskaloosa. Dial 3-5377 ONE STEP SAVES A LOT Take this step: (ai! as to modernize yonr kitchen « i t h up-to-date, efficient fixtures and SP? '·'··''"·· many steps you save. Our rates arc ^loderate, our work Is guaranteed. Ar^ -stunates are free! General Electric Disposal Units and Call Us for FREE Estimates O S K A L O O S A YOU GET MORE FOR LESS To enjoy more home comfort for less money, let us check yonr home heating needs now. We'll install an efficient, economlcal-to-operate heating system that wiD pay for itself in fuel savings. 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