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flftiron flow*) Times Herald, Friday, Feb. % 194fl Times Herald 14 PnbittMnf Oomptmr mwitth «tmt oamm, lawn • : „, rA #IL80N, Buaineas Manager vW« X«. RIBITZ, Managing Editor ft B, ARTS, Aaaoolate Editor in ft -)fc,.,.l^.. fa- MM** tt CM I»'# ; nu D«nr Timtt Htmt BiWblUhtd 1M1 • A Consolidation of I Btrald, 1888 Carroll timet, IW8 fWttnri/ W1 Daily I!«raM, ISM lii -li IT' > • • ' ' ii I '.-n . iMond clan matter at the post* Cttroll, town, tinder »h« act of Mirth 3, 1879 Member Associated Press •' Tt» Aiioclated Pttti la exclusively en- UUWJ to tha tut for republication of all MWi (Uipatohai srtditad to It or not othnr- WIM todttM to th» paper and also the • uttMl UHt puBllilrtd heroin. ^.j^leltt Paper of County and City - Subscription Rates t Carrier boy Delivery Each Evening Pit Vfttt, aoe Delivered by By Mail to • llall ii Iowa All Other Point* l*^' r? nn 10 0n,ted 8t « tM Lr5* T - "?? 1 y«ar »8.00 mkontk__ M Ptr Month _ .73 Faith is a higher faculty i than reason.—Bailey. honors accorded the primes Heralc' to a great extent reflect honors for Carroll. There Is a theory given widespread credence that i community may well be Judged b? lta newspaper. We subscribe tc that theory and gladly admit tha! a .newspaper can be no better generally than the community in which it operates. Any standards of excellence which the Times Herald might attain are only made possible as a result of the cooperation extended this newspaper by its advertiser and readers and residents of this territory. That cooperation is genuinely appreciated Too, there will be no inclination to rest on our laurels. We take what we believe to be justified pride in recent honors won. But that is on past performance. Extensive credit is due no one individual, but to every member of the force as a group. And It will be the sole aim of this group to go right on producing the best papers possible for this community, regardless of journalistic contests. EDITORIAL WE TAKE A BOW " The Times Herald quite naturally is proud of having been selected for an honor at the winter .meeting of the Inland Daily Press association, held the first part of this week in Chicago. This newspaper was cited for honorable mention among papers with circulations up to 5,000 in the seventh annual typography contest sponsored by the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism. ^Awards for typographical excellence are made each year to association newspapers by Sigma Delta Chi, national professional jour- tftlis 'm fraternity. Comments By Other Editors DEPARTURE OF A CURMUDGEON Things will be quieter in Washington without Harold L. Ickes Also duller. The temperamental tempestuous, self-styled and self- made curmudgeon hung up a number of records during his stay in the capital, most of them unofficial. One of them, so far as we know, is 13 consecutive years in the same cabinet post. Also, in his Father and Son Day \ 9: various capacities as Secretary of This is not the first time the the Interior, he must have set Times Herald has won such hon-' some sort of job-holding mark in dts. In 1940, the Carroll newspa- J our towering bureaucracy. Mr. ,jper was awarded first place hon- j Ickes had more titles than the ors in its class; and in 1943, an Emperor Halle Selassie—and he honorable mention award was re- worked at a lot of them, too. And ceived. Nevertheless, it was equal- somehow, with all this, he man- Remember —Way Bade Wk*Mi— -1936- Fire, which apparently started from an overheated furnace, did some hundred, dollars damage to Mrs. B. Schimmer's home at 326 West Bluff street about 6 o'clock By DeWitt Mackenzie pp World Traveler "7 line steps are unnecessary, Page 1 is so simple. WHero it says to list "your exemptions," you list yourself, vvtfc and child. Where it says "your ncome," you write down in the axamplc given here— $4,000 in salary and $200 in interest. Write them separately. You total the two. The total is $4,200. In the table on Pngc 4 because yotl claim three exemptions—yourself, wife and child you look down "the third column. It Shows that the tax on a 'nan whose income Was $4,200 and who lad three exemptions, Is $f>66. You write that tax m the proper place on Page 1. » * * Finds Receipts Father Signed When County Official Here 85 Years Ago Mrs. A. S. King of Boone, whr WHS Nellie MeCurdy of Carrol! county before her marriage, hat; found soycrnl receipts^ in her home that were signed by her father when ho was a Carroll county official more than 85 years ago. She said that her father, L, McCUrdy,. had served as Carrol: county treasurer, 'recorder and aurvcypr. The receipts she has unearthed are dated March 20, I860. Mr. McCurdy died July 20, 1878, before he had completed surveying the Catholic cemetery In Carroll. "I was only four years old .vhen he passed away, and am the only living child out of a family of 11 children," Mrs. King .mid. Her husband and she operate the "Kings Care" on east end, Boone, highway No. 30. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Dec. 22, 1945. Mr. and Mrs. King live at 1723 East Fourth street, Boone. During 1948 (till tnx was with Aeld from wages nndlsalarlos up i eg nl residence in Chicago. His to $5,000. So. since your snlnry 1 plans changed and ho was not was $4,000. the full tax was with- ( called on to prove domicile but the held from it. In your case, with! Kelly politicians naturally went three exemptions, it was $521. The \ searching and their conclusion was table .ihows that. th at tt k«« had a vngiio technical You -write that in the proper : ( .| nim t o legul but fictitious vcsl- place on Page 1. You find that you ; doIu . 0 ln n nl0m „p near the envef have, through tax withheld roin| of Hn ok , hotPl ncar lnc !o0p . your salary, paid $521 but that 1 your total tax - - because of that $200 bond interest from which no tax with withheld is $566. \ So you still owe the collector • > in addition to the 521 taken out j of salary in 1945 -a balance of i $45. You turn in the money to \ho 1 internal revenue collector, to gether with your short-form return. As I See It By Westbrook Pegler (Copyright, HMO, King Fratnrr-i Sjnillrnltl Throughout his career in the cabinet, there were many Americans who thought that the title of Honest Harold, bestowed on Mr. Ickes with sarcastic intent, was a gross exaggeration. Originally it referred to his suspicious nature which in- M stinctively examined the mo- H tives of others. "Honest Ha I'­ ll, v 1940, Ickes had either changed Ids opinion of Ed Kelly or was stooping to eon* quor. At the height of that stupendously sordid brawl which nominated Mr. Roosevelt for his third tortn and Henry Wallace,'ttmld boos, fdr his first In any elective office, Ickes'was caught in flagrant association with the man he had so recently and ardently despised. He and Harry Hopkins who, to his credit, as wisely never made an Issue of his honesty, turned up In the company of not only Mr. Kelly, but that other despicable fascist, according tit the now- deal Billingsgate of the lime, Frank Hague, of Jersey City. The purpose of their huddle was not reform or civic virtue hut the low, practical politics of the old-time smoke-filled room. They could.'.'t get along without the rascals and their wicked machines so, in that moral crisis, they decided to get along With them and turn to their own political service the very wickedness which they deplored. . .„ . Having his own gestapo in the old \ m Pj jea department of the interior, Mr. 1.. Ill I II l III I 1.11. IMIIUWIK^, Truman out in advnnec. / echanical dash errors ofV on in recent pieces are \ clued and corrected. In * je rid of him once the noise sub- Hides. The party Is separating nto its two natural divisions now ind ickes obviously belongs with Wallace, Hillmnn, Frankfurter and the few shameless fakers In ..he senate who never had any principles and spoke pieces written for them by the left wing .strictly fo." the rake of their jobs and invitations to parties in Washington. The republicans might even think of nominating John L. Lewis in 1918 as the man to beat Wallace and his communist following, counting Truman out in advnnec. Two meet transmision acknowledge the reflections of George Spclvin, American, reference was made to j the founding of a fortune through opium smuggling by the grandfather of Mr. Roosevelt. As published, the word "grandmother" was submitted. There was no such intent. In a discusion of soldier | demonstrations in Hawaii, the j name of Ewnrt Guilder, a warrant j Officer, selected as a member of j the OI committee to go to Wash| ington, was changed in transmis- i sion to "Edward" Guiltier. The jtirst name is Ewart and the Dies i committee index lists Ewart Guli nier a president'of the Now York district of the State. County and • Municipal workers of the CIO. i which hac been n selected stamp- j ing ground of communist agitators ! and organizers. (Jlidden News Pegler iy as thrilling to be included aged to write more and longer njght p : remen were nin itmohg the winners* named this letters than almost anyone in pub- year, lie life, of which output his letter Times Herald is in no sense to be classed a a "mug chasing" newspaper. We hold in rather low esteem any newspaper that is in- dered in getting to the fire be cause the closest hydrant was buried in snow and could not be lo- j cated. -1936- Telephone line repairmen in the Carroll area are using snowshoes We want it made clear that the of resignation is a fair sample. Mr. Ickes lent a good deal of zip, if not glamour, to the somewhat unspectacular job of head- . - in & the Interior Department. By' to rep air broken lines. Telephone' clined to constantly seek laurels vituperative word and vehement (company officials said they believe merely for the sake of being among action he made a lot of enemies, j this is the first time in the history Winners. Too often, such an atti- especially around election time. , of telephone service in Iowa that . i „, „ , , .„ , , . , line repairmen have had to resort .tude or ambition will give cause But he will undoubtedly be re- tQ fof almost completely losing sight membered as having done an hon- ' WO rk. of what we believe to be a funda- est and efficient job <al grounds The authorities expect most of HERFORD, GERMANY i^pi—! them will be ready to go back in One of the difficult problems of the spring when the weather is il y that here was cne new dealer tQ wh £ h judge Charles Harwood the Allied forces of occupation in good, but in the meantime theyi at least who would not tap the till subm j t ted in a rush act by Hall Germany has been the position of represent a half million mouths tojo r drain off secret graft in one Roose velt, the brother of Mrs. the larqe num- feed in a Germany which already! guise or another either for his EIeanor Roosevelt, acting on be- ber of displaced is struggling with a food, fuel and j personal gain or that of his sisters half of E i liot t and his radio chain, persons from housing shortage. : and his cousins and his aunts. In i c ^ cs knows more scandal and other countries. * * * „ j this commonplace virtue there was R0HSi p tnan any other one in These "DP's". Mrs. Muck and 1 encountered a a sidelong criticism of the morals Washington. Yet, when the presi- as the British most interesting cross-section of ethics of his chief.but it will (lollt namc d Harwood governor of full recocnit'on .7 • ^ . . . . ., Light Bearers met Saturdnv alum itiugim.uii Ickes canno t be presumed to have . * • of the nrobabil- • , t u nnr, ternoou at the home ot Anita °l! n l.?. r T.,l been ignorant of_the ^,,000 oite stc|ning0I . with i:{ present . Ro ll call was answered with John 14: 19. "The Widow's Son Raised", was the miracle read by Anita during the devotions. Two issues of Missionary Mail were distributed and discussed. Lillian and Mary Ellen Conner read the lesson story. The play, "The Tiger's Mistake", soldiers call DP's in the barracks. Some half be noted that Mr. Ickes' honesty lno Vi in is | and8 under the gen- was ffivpn by 11 K '"" up four them, were of them are Jews who were politi -j was not so active as to evoke fronv cral management of Mr. Ickes. j Durillg tho ^Pf,'f l1 . hour that con " mostly Hitler'? cal prisoners in the nazi nuirderjhim any public objection to such . uld even after the fucts of ' the bite eluded the meeting. Mrs. Stcimn- slavc labor and camps. The members of this col- violations of his own code by his ^. nrenented in mint his hon- gcr served lunch of ony live in small groups in the political betters. That a public es dd not move £ im ' to repildi J Monday evening. Feb. 18. mem- - - 1 • i^^^«««t „ F f»,„ i, r „on. . .. .,»_,.. T „ _„ j „i „„bers ot the Junior department of hostesses prisoners war. In this rooms of the many barracks build- 'servant be innocent of the larcen-- ate ' tne whole affair. In so doing •• ^' 0 ^' n 'a club were i -o . i, n ^ . L . A „ 0 , r - OEWin MACKCNZIC zone there ori- ings. They are provided with ali;o" s instinct or that he resist U; he wouW have reflected on hia late . , n women of the Scran ton 4 tude or ambition will give cause But he w,ll undoubtedly be ie-| to anowsho es. to carry on their were 2|450 , 00 o who had to necessities and get better food ra '" J ^ " ' ; be housed, clothed, fed and kept tions than are allowed Germans. I warm. A million of thene were Those who were prisoners in public ; R Uss ians and another half million the awful concentration mental principle of newspaperlng •—to be of practical and real serv- iqe to the community. So, there is considerable satisfaction for us in knowing that the honor won Recently' 6y the Times Herald was based on a review of three consecutive issues selected at random, of which we had no advance knowledge. We like to think, too, that any 1936- Many ofl the Carroll school teachers have been visiting were p 0 i c , Si the rest being mainly iat their homes this week while the Italians, Dutch and French, a timeworn phrase. Whether his; schoolg nnve been closed because, British authorities have reoatri- charges against Edwin W. Pauley | 0 f the coal shortage. jated all but 450,000 of these unfor- And, as a parting legacy, he has left us a new literal conception of camps get special privileges, for muny of them are hi weakened condition. There are schools for the chil- jbut much too much. Mr. Ickes leaves public of- are ever proved or disproved, many of us will think of Mr. Ickes' memoranda and Senate committee testimony when, in the future, -1936- Miss lola McNabb has been ap- tuate folk and would repatriate dren, and the DP's run them. Some pointed evening chief operator in the Carroll Northwestern Bell Telephone office. Miss McNabb suc- someone mentions a "well-oiled j cee(]s Mlss Bernice Lindsey, who political machine." Daily Reporter. Spencer Bfehtad Hit Scenes- In Washington Sy retet Ed son was recently transferred Council Bluffs area. to the WTASHINGTON, D. C.— (NEA)—Charges that the government "has paid and is paying many millions of dollars in excessive charges #»r the transportation of materials and supplies of the War Depart- 4nent," have been made public after a year's investigation for the ^ • Bureau of the Budget. hi The report is a 140-page volume, well documented, and is one of the most damning indictments of railroad rate-making practices ever made. Credit for making the report belongs fully to Senator Burton K. Wheeler of Montana, who asked the Jtareau of tho Budget to investigate irregularities reported to him on freight rates being charged the War Department for hauling war supplies. In brief, the report points up four principal methods through which the railroads were able to set excessive rates on government freight. 1. As a large part of the traffic was between new shipping points, war plants and bases, there were nd established rate schedules. In calculating new rates, the railroad rate makers arbitrarily fixed $hem higher than they should have been for hauling commercial Jgrelght comparable distances. E Aa much of the war material was classified as new products— • landing craft, landing mats, rockets, radar and combat vehicles, r instance—new tariffs were established. In many cases it is reported that these new rates were higher than comparable commercial 'freight rates on barges, explosives, radios or automobiles and trucks. m 3> in many of these new rates, the rialroads were able to put ^trough what amounted to 6 per cent Increases over established rates. ChU was done through what are known as "Ex Parte 148 Increases". § The government was frequently deprived of reductions in freight t rate,*! due it by law from the so-called "land-grant" railroads— principally roads Of the west which were given big grants of public td as a reward for building their lines. Rates oh land-grant "ail- are by law supposed to be set by the Secretary of VVnr and not to. exceed 50 per cent of regular rates. In Betting new rates Wl*r freight, it is charged that the railroads did not figure in land" it deductions. |, i«an.d-grant deductions were in many cases circumvented by $' «W known aa "Section 23 Quotations", which also needs oxi ,<S^eiton 93 of interstate Commerce Act-says, ironically fi'VW • • • "Nothing . . . aball prevent the carriage, ntorago cj p|*6nerty frte of at reduced ratea for the United States Wil'^trti n&t UeJng available to the general public. ~* |o^ms 4° *»v» hieen ignored, but there was a lot of $«t,.r«Jf«.'not ^yaflipf to the general public—hl|ljfi Iowan Missing After His Plane Crashes at Sea! MIAMI, FLA., </P>—The navy today listed Lieutenant (jg) Robert Bruce Harper of Crescent, la., as missing after it had identified him as the pilot of a navy fighter plane which crashed Wednesday night in the Atlantic ocean off Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Planes and crashboats searching in the Miami area have failed to spot the wreckage. Harper was flying in a formation of six when he suddenly veered off and crashed in flames, Lieutenant (Jg) William B. Barrow, flight leader, reported. the rest gladly. But most of these displaced persons don't want to go home at this time. The majority of them are Poles and they are holding buck mainly for economic reasons, although some say they are fearful on politi- of these folk work outside for the British and get better pay than , the Germans. The British are prepared to repatriate all DP's as fast as they ask for it T^^there is no inclination tn force anybody to go home against his will. firmly would seem to be little !, ead t he preservation of tfliose i „. .. . . „ A ,. D .„ enough to ask. But the personal, rep ut at ion. as we have been seeing, i p »» club. Mrs. Austin Britt fortunes of some who led the: ia 1 more irnport ant than all con-: ^ail-man. presided at he brief «Oosevelt revolution show that it j siderationa £f virtue and dcccncy : business .esaion. Roll call was anis not only a lot to expect of them 1 jn miD i ic affairs i swered bv members giving bits of " ' " ! ' ' 1 wisdom. Mrs. Nadine Buckner, i Mr - lvkes ' » wn participation in. presidcnt nf the Philemon club an| the distribution of philatelic mon-: noU nced the numbers for the eve- istrosities of great value was tf in ing. A sextet composed of club accordance with the new ethics dT memb sang two'numbers. Miss high office. No man can say h^;Hyacinth Rav. English teacher, got a r d!shonest dollar there in thej and some of ner j|g presented sense of illegal doing but ho knew j a play ontltled> . The Bishop and tho value of such stamps and 30 , thc c ' onvic f. A guessing contest his tonduct will be called honest | complctod the evening's entertain;only by those who share his prin-j mcht Prizcs wcr0 awar ded to •The Nation Today Your Income Tax Explained ' NO, 5—USING THE SHORT- FORM (Kdltiir's Nutr: This is Hie fifth of VI stories explaining wlio ilces what about Ills income tax return. > If you've already overpaid your tax, there's a place on Page i where you indicate whether you want the overpayment refunded or credited to your 1946 taxes. I You don-'t list your deductions— i such as for charitable contrlbu- ! tions if the.y were not more than By James Marlow WASHINGTON, D. C. (JP) -If von use the 1040 short-form you don't have to figure the tax on You find the 1 J tax in the table | YfU1 don't list them because an on" the back of 1 allowance of about 10 per cent for the four-nage deductions already has been fig- form. I your 1945 income. Town, City People Asked to Eat. Store More Poultry Meat DES MOINES, I A., t^Pi—-Town j and city residents can help Iowa j farmers cull their poultry flocks | by eating and storing chicken, W. > D. Termohlen, former Iowan said j yesterday. | Termohlen, acting director of the poultry branch of the Production and Marketing Administration, addressed a meeting of thc Iowa Poultry and Allied Industries council concerning a government order to reduce farm poultry flocks. He told the group that if farmers could find a ready market for their "loafer" hens and pullets, they would be willing lo reduce their flocks in compliance with the 16 per cent reduction ordered by the government for 1946 over 1945. That table shows tax on income up to '$5,000. You can use the 1040 short- form if your in-1 come was less ured into the taxes In the table on tho back of Page 4. The government thus automatically gives you a 10 per cent deduction. But if your deductions actually were more than 10 per cent of income, use the 1040 long-form. * * * Form 1040 is called the short- fice, but not the public eye and ear, self-styled a grasping fellow and with no dissenting opinion from those who know him best. But his most enthusiastic enemy will not allege that he got a dollar of hia fortune illegally. To that extent, then, he IK Indeed "Ilbnest Harold" but that is j faint praise. ! Honesty means more than that, and by other tests Ickes flunked. In the second new deal, Mr. Ickes toyed with a temptation to return to CHicago and run for mayor against Ed Kelly whom he piously regarded as a rascal in heed of turning out. He was not a resident of Chicago in any publicly known sense of the term. * * * * He actually resided in the suburbs of Washington and his only other registered home was on a street called, in "his biography in Who's Who. "Private Road, Winnetka, Ills.,"yet Mr. Ickes said he believed he could establish a :*ine jciplcs. . I Mr. Ickes has always been a stout man in the fight for labor's gains, Including the protection of the so-called common man from Impudenco and all manner of personal impo* sition by tne bosses. Yet, like FiorellO LaGuardla, -mother honest man, In the same restricted sense,'he was an overbearing executive in the department of the interior whose manners and methods in his relations with individuals who couldn't fight back would have had him up on t*er- lous charges before 'ahor relations board hod he used them in private industry. Mr. Truman will be relieved to ivjrs. Winifred Johnson of Scranton, and Mrs. Bertha Riedesel of Glidden. Following the program, Mrs. E. M. Waldron, Mrs. Robert Larsh, Mrs. Charles Sylvester, Irene Bell, Rachel Eddy, Mrs. Wilbur Morse, Mrs. Lowell Fisher, Margaret Jacobson and Ruth Lindsley served lunch. Margaret Brltt presided at the coffee service. HttADS CHILDREN'S SOCIETY DES MOINES, IA., i.Ti—W. I. Griffith, director of Radio Station, WOI, Ames has been elected president of the Iowa Society for crippled Children and the Disabled, Dorothy Phillips, executive secretary of the society announced today. than $ 5.0 0 0 j form and the long-form, depehd- JAMBS MARIOW from anv source ; ing on how you use it: and if your de-1 As a short-form, you handle it ductions--such as for charitable j as already explained, contributions and medical care I Using it as a long-form—this ls,| were not more than 10 per cent of \ for people with income of $5,000 NOW IN TEXAS Pvt. Dorothy Throop, formerly at Denver, Colo., is now stationed at 8an Antonio, Tex., where she may be addressed: A713-833, 3543 A. A. F. B. U.. M. TvC. tWACV, San Antonio, Tex. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Throop. Home oil burners were first used in the United States in 1894. your income. If your deductions were more than 10 per cent, don't use the 1040 short-form. You'll lose money Use the 1040 long- form. The reason—and the difference between the short and long forms—'will he explained here. In filling out the 1040 short- form you start at thc top of Page 1 and work your way down, answering the questions as you go. You need do only the simplest kind of arithmetic. Don't hop around, * * * Most people will need only Page 1. Some, such as thole with incomes from pensions and annuities, will have to answer questions on Page 2. Then you find your tux on. the table on Page 4. You tear off that first page— Pages 1 and 2 are back to back— and turn it irfto the internal revenue colleotor, personally or by mail. If you have to pay money, turn that in with the return. or more or with deductions over 10 per cent- -you have to figure your tax and itemize your deductions. By itemizing them — when they're over 10 per cent-you can claim whatever your deductions are. Husbands and wives: You can file a joint return on thc short- form if your combined income was under $5,000. If your income combined was over $5,000 but individually less than $5,000, you can file separate returns on the short-form or a combined return on tho long-form But one can't use the short-form and thc other the long-form, if your combined income was over $§,000 but individually less than $5,000. Here's an example of working out the short-form: You, married, one child, had income of $4,000 from salary and $200 fr.om interest, on bonds. So you'll need only Page 1.' Line by HOtlSK LAVING MACHINE • • The ••Toufrtaiayer", designed by R. G. LeTourneuu, Peoria, III., manufacturer, which can pour a low cost concrete hohlfc lit 34 hbttrs, beetling only doors, window* and finishing touches to prepare it for occupancy, i'he inatumoth machine, riding oh.lg-foot pneumatic tlfei, hacks over the building alto, drops* Its portable form.and |s ready for pouring of concrete, ^hen task Is qoniuietotl, the form Is lifted and the machine rolled away. Manufacture of the ma- ciiln#, «t$b*t!ty tatte Instrumenjtal In alleviating acuta housing shortage, scheduled tj» start this month

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