The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 5, 1967 · Page 11
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Twelve -BlythevlUe (Ark.) Courier Newa - Thursday, January 8, Cut Your Taxes! HERE'S HELP IN FILING RETURN By RAY DE CRANE Newspaper Enterprise Assn. About the Author Each Jaxpayer should know the income tax laws. He should neither underpay nor overpay the amount due. The government expects him to take advantage of every legitimate break he can get in the tax laws and thus, in effect, cut his own taxes through familiarity with the regulations. This is the contention of Ray De Crane, author of this series and for 25 years he has been advising the public on avoiding errors in the annual return and taking every advantage granted under the law. He has written a unmber of books on the subject. The Internal Revenue Service honored him with their 1966 Meritorious Public Service award for his clear and concise explanations of the regulations. Several million Americans who never in their liefe have had to file an income tax return will be wrestling with the the first time In 1967. The thousnds of U.S. servicemen in Viet Nam who have young wives at home will be seeking answers to tax questions they hadn't dreamed of just a year ago. Do they get any special credit for combat service? How do you get a signature on a tax form from an infantryman waging guerrilla war against the Viet Cong? And how bout you 65 million other taxpayers who are becoming old hands at this annual routine? Will you be filing your 1966 income tax return in identical fashion to the one you completed a year ago? You had better not if any of these events occurred in your family last year: — A birth, a death, a marriage involving you or any of your children. — You or your wife turned 65. — You had unusual medical expenses. — You sold your home. — Money was made or lost in the stock market. — You made contributions toward the support of a parent. — You retired on pension or started to receive Social Security payments. — There was a separation or divorce. — You moved and changed jobs. — How these factors — and many more — can affect your return will be covered in this series of 14 articles of. which complexities of Form 1040 for this is the first. Needs Night Out -/tviqaii Van KJU, ren ••iniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiDinniiiiiiiiiHiiM DEAR ABBY: We are just or-. dinary people. My husband has a 9 to 5 job and I am only a housewife. We have been married for 10 years and in all that time we have never gone anywhere without taking our children (we have three). I have never had one night away from home except those few when I went to the hospital to have another baby. We have never hired a sitter. Never needed one. My husband said the children grow up so fast we should enjoy every moment we can with them. I love my children, Abby, but don't you think I deserve a night out without the children just once a year? STALE MATE DEAR MATE: Your husband forgets that you "enjoy" your children all day, everyday when he is at work. Remind him. I think you not only "deserve" an ocasional night out, but you NEED one. DEAR ABBY: My mother passed away early in November after a lingering illness. She knew she was dying and her last wish was that my sister's son go ahead and get married on the scheduled date which will take place in about three weeks. My question: Do you think my three sisters and I should attend the wedding in our mourning clothes? And should we dance? IN MOURNING DEAR IN: Don't sadden an otherwise happy occasion by apcaring in mourning clothes. (Your mother wouldn't have wanted you to.) Dress as you normally would for a wedding, but don't dance. DEAR ABBY: Last Sunday my husband and I were at my mother's when my in - laws dropped in unexpectedly o n their way home from church. My husband was watching something on TV. Everyone gathered in the living room and started talking. My husband's mother asked him to turn down the TV. He turned it down a little and drew his chair up closer to it and continued to watch while his parents, my mother and I shouted to make our- selves heard above the TV program. Finally his mother walked over to the set and turned it off. With that, my h u s b a n d stomped out of the house in a huff and took of in his car. What do you think of a 24- year-old man acting like that? ASHAMED DEAR ASHAMED: I would say that in this case rudeness was an inherited trait. DEAR ABBY: I became widowed suddenly and have suffered severely from the shock of losing a truly perfect partner after nearly 50 years. What upsets me more than I can say is having someone come up to me in a public place and say, "I am so sorry about your loss. I meant to send you a note, or I have been meaning to pay you a visit, but - blah, blah, blah," and then a long list of lame excuses follow. If people don't think enough of you to write a note, or to pay a call, they should just say "hello," and not mention your "loss" or their good intentions at all. RECENT WIDOW Troubled? Write to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal., 90069. For a personal reply, enclose a stamped, self - addressed envelope. For Abby's booklet, "How to Have a Lovely Wedding,' send $1.00 to Abby, Box 69700. Los Angeles, Cal., 90069. Astroh *• Forecast By CARROLL R1GHTER Vo determine your forecast, not. paragraph opposite dates whlcb Include your birth date Friday GENERAL TENDENCIES: A very important day and evening to use all your resourcefulness and ingenuity to put into motion the plans of moment that you have made for the coming months of this New Year. Think out how you can unobtrusively get others to do what you want and then pitch in at the skills that are yours and perfect your own job. ARIES: (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) Arrange to meet obligations meticulously and you maintain harmony with all who count in your life, business. Your hunches are good — use them. Loved one should accompany you for recreation in P.M. TAURUS: (Apr. 20 to May 20) Discuss that plan of magnitude with associates who are in a very receptive mood and will also expand on their own ideas. Then hit on the most practical, sensible course. Co • operate with everyone concerned in your operations. GEMINI: (May 21 to June 21) Show higher - ups that you are very skillful in carrying out orders of higher - ups and you get excellent results. If you begin something new, be sure coworkers approve. Then there is every chance of its being successful. MOON CHILDREN: (June 22 to July 21) Anything of a fun nature can prove to be very satisfying, tho the elements may be somewhat against you. Be sure you first make your appointments with others. Then all goes as smooth as glass. LEO: (July 22 to Aug. 21) Concentrate on how you can better please close ties and then carry through with your ideas. Make certain that you are practical, tho. This please more than if you spend money somewhat foolishly for fripperies. VIRGO: (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) Good day to talk out with good pals ome interesting plan that all can contribute to, benefit from. You are thinking very cleverly and get your way. Excellent time for expansion. Be very practical. LIBRA: (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) If you follow the same tactics that others have used, you find that your financial status can be improved appreciably. Go to an expert in business for the advice you need. Be diplomatic and show appreciation. SCORPIO: (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Your magnetism is high now and can gel others to carry through with you on some im- state your aims. Evening is fine in a social way, also. Get out early and cruise around merrily. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Looking into whatever is puzzling is a wise move and you must be vigilant and understand what others are doing. Others will help you greatly if you ask questions diplomatically. Show that you have good common sense. CAPRICORN (Dec. 2 to Jan. 20) Instead of running headlong into whatever you want to do, listen to what good pals have to suggest and then be very careful. Social aims are fine so full speed ahead. Have fun, get results. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Experts give the right advice for improving your career, if you contact them early. Your activities can then have the results you desire. Show that you are energetic and very sensible. PISCES: (Fb. 20 to Mar. 20) You have to have a more positive attitude if you are to make headway in those fields that appeal to you very much. Don't procrastinate. Your capabilities can run in either the educational or the scientific. Impress others with them. IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN TODAY ... he, or she, will be one of those interesting persons who talks very little, but actually the mind is ever busy figuring out how to make headway and with the least amount of effort, or how to improve on present systems. A more direct approach has to be learned early and the best outlet here is some profession where the nvesligaliye is a major factor. BLYTHEVILLE MP - Willie Bradford of Blytheville is in Vietnam on an 18-month tour of duty. He has been there since June, 1966, assigned to security for Stratcom Communications. He presently is serving as an MP. NEWS BRIEFS SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The half-dollar is circulating again, says the director of the U.S. Mint, Miss Eva Adams. Miss Adams said speculative hoarding of half-dollars, as well as new pennies, nickles, dimes and quarters, has subsided. She said the mint would produce 200 million half-dollars this year. ARTHUR, N.D. (AP) - David Hodgson is the only pupil in Arthur High School with a bullet in his shoulder. The 15-year-old sophomore shot himself when he tripped while hunting recently and the slug lodged near his shoulder blade. His physician decided against removing the slug for the present, saying an operation! might prove more injurious. CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP)Patrolman Clifford Laudermann might as well be an obstetrician. He assisted recently in the seventh delivery of his police career — a 6-pound, 4^-ounce boy to Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Poe, who were headed for a hospital but were forced to stop when the birth became imminent. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Mrs. J. G. T. Sneyd ran a newspaper advertisement recently which read: "Husband and TV set. Cheap for quick sale." She said she had become fed up with both after the rash of television football games at the start of the year. HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) - William W. Donahoe, 21, paid $119 recently for two parking meters he destroyed after, one of tiiem gobbled his dime without lowering the violation flag. Police officials accepted his payment and no charges were filed. BueU W. Carter, MFA Agent 607 N. 6th Next Door to Dixie Pig Phone PO 3-3361 We Give Our Best Advice, Performance, Service. That Is Why We Have All Of The Best Customers. BARKSDALE 325 South Broadway Manufacturing and Machine Works PO 2-2911 orlanl project, so go ahead and)A deep, interesting nature here. Jeans Ladies' Slips Reg. $2. first quality nylon jersey lace trim, whites pastels, SM. MED LG. X LG. 89c Ladies' Cot. Dusters Keg $2. first quality, wash and wear florals, solids, stripes 10-18 99$ Nylon Hose Reg $1,35 first quality 400 needle seamless 60 gauge newest shades 81/.-11 Imperial Discount Clearance. 49$ pr. Bag Sale Entire stock bags up to S4.00 ralfs, patents, suedes, dress casuals, blacks, browns, tans, navy, greens, etc. $1.29 $1.89 All $15 Coats ....... All $18 Coats ....... All $25 Coats .. CLOSEOUT! Better Dress-Suit SALE Ladies 1 Blouses Up to $4 Short, Roll Up, or long Sleeve polished cotton, perma- press, 30-44 Solid, Stripes, Plaids Up to $10 high styling finest fabrics, many early spring frocks included petitcs 3-11, Juniors 5-15 Misses 12-20, Women 14 <4- $1.29-$1.89 Ladies' Dresses Up to 56 values suitings, woven madrids, flannels crepes etc. small 7 thru 24 if, Costume Jewelry Up to $2. Values NecK- lacc-Ear Ring Set in both Fall - F»»!y Spr-ins Colors Sweater Sole! Ladies' Slim Jims Entire Stock Must Go. Cost Has Been Forgotten Keg. $2 1st quality Coiduroy Wash n Wear, needs little or ironing black only 10-18 All S3 SWEATERS All S5 SWEATERS All SS SWEATERS CLOSEOUT! Ladies' Coat SALE Entire stock tailored, fur trim, corduroy, vinyls, suedes, etc. Small 6 through 52 Sfl 89 89 CLOSEOUT! Ladies' Ail-Weather Coat Sale Less Than Manufacturers Cost High Styling Good Workmanship finest fabrics naturals olives, navy, blacks, florals etc. 5-15 - 12-20, 1414-241/, $8.89 AND $9.89 CLOSEOUT! SKIRT SALE 300 left up to $6 100% ivoolens corduroy, polished cottons etc. pe- tltw, Regular or extra site 189 $J89 Ladies' Dress Shoe Sale Dp (o $8 Pumps Straps, in mid-high heels blacks browns reds greens etc.4' - 10 M Width Only. 99 Ladies' Millinery Sale Entire Stock ol Ladies Hats up to $12 out They Go Discount Clearance Sale 50% Off Jean's Discount Dress Shoppe T19 W. Main St. Blytheville.. Ark. Phone PO 3-9151

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