Greensburg Daily News from Greensburg, Indiana on August 11, 1965 · Page 6
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PAGE 10 Greensburg (Ind.) Daily New5.Wednesday, Aug. 11,1965 Planes, Trucks, Boats • IWI1V9/ • I MWIYd/ WMlM^^^ : ' • Proposal for New Taxes Buried WASHINGTON (UPI)—President Johnson's excise tax cut has long since become law, but whatever happened to the new taxes he asked for last May? It was little noted at the time, •but when the Chief Executive sent his tax cut program to Congress he also asked for $468 million in new taxes on airlines, trucking firms and boat-owners. Today, nearly three months later, the new tax proposal is still languishing in the House Ways & Means Committee. A spokesman for the committee said he doubted there would be any action this year because of the crush of other business. Some observers believe this means the program, or at least part of it, is dead. Johnson contended that some of those who reap profits from federal services are not paying a fair share to support them. He said airlines are not assessed enough for the control of airways, trucking interests are not paying their share of road construction costs, and boat- owners'don't pay anything for the use of inland waterways. The administration's program would increase the highway diesel fuel tax from 4 to 7 cents per gallon, the truck use tax from $3 to $5 per thousand pounds and the tax on ; tread rubber from 5 to 10 cents per pound. Commercial aviation would pay new taxes of 2 per cent on freight charges and 2 cents per gallon on jet fuels; the 2-cent tax on aviation gasoline would be raised to 4 cents. In addition, the President asked for a 2 cents-per-gallon tax on fuel for any boat with a draft or more than 15 feet. TUB CAPACITY Chicago — It requires 45 gallons of water to fill an average domestic bathtub. Cautious Optimism In Shipping Talks WASHINGTON (UPI) — Marathon negotiations Continued today among federal mediators, representatives of the American Merchant Marine Institute (AMMI).and officials of .marine unions in the 57-day-old shipping strike. At the close of Tuesday's talks, government sources said they were cautiously optimistic on prospects for a settlement. They added, however, that any agreement was a long way off. The strike has tied up a number of ships at East and Gulf Coast poits. The main issue in the dispute is the size of crews on automated ships. Spends $7,500 in Four Months— Habits FORT WAYNE, Ind. (UPI)— A 19-year-old Fort Wayne youth told a judge here Tuesday that he spent $7,500 in the last four months because he "liked to live well." Samuel David Jarrett pleaded guilty to a charge of vehicle taking filed against him last May 9 after he wrecked the car at a speed estimated at 100 miles per hour.. Jarrett said 'he stole the car because he had "used all the money up." He told Judge W. O. Hughes in Allen Circuit Court that he had inherited the funds from his parents who died several months ago in an automobile accident. The youth said he spent the Big Tomato Mrs. Stella Lefforge of R. R. 1, Westport was exhibting • an unusually large tomato here. Tuesday, which she had grown in her garden. It was of the Beefsteak variety, weighed two pounds, seven ounces and was approximately five inches in diameter. money "just traveling around and that he "stayed in the finest hotels and ate .the best food." ' ' Hughes said he would sentence Jarrett on the auto theft charge Sept. 27, .but -that Jarrett might not be "living too well" after that date. -. i MOST COUNTIES Chicago—Texas leads the na^ tion in the number of counties. The Lone Star state has 254. Next comes Georgia with 159. Kentucky is third with ,120. Get your advance tickets to the Indiana State Fair at Marsh and SAVE ONE-THIRD! Each ticket only 50c — buy four and save $1.00. Tickets available at Manager's Off ice. Get yours today. MARSH MEDIUM SIZE (LIMIT 3 DOZEfOER CUSTOMER) GRADE A 3-OZ. PKG. 8 flavorful varieties! Limit 6 Pkgs. Per Customer, Please FACIAL TISSUE — ASS'T. COLORS DOUMAK MINIATURE MARSHMALLOWS 200 ct. 2 ply pkgs. TEfWIS OXFORDS 65c CHOCOLATE SYRUP '7: 39c MEN'S, LADIES' AND KIDS' CHARMIN — ASS'T. COLORS STRAP ZQRIES IMF GftL itirr/t.couf'ett CHAIR PADS £L ?1 ".... E ,$ 1.33 BARBEQUE GRILL MUSTARD SNO TIP SALMON 13 in. -,_99c; 18 in. ___$!. While- Supply Lasts CHOC. QUIK — FREE 6-OZ'S. AT NO EXTRA COST REGULAR $1.29 VALUE Listerine ANTISEPTIC MOUTH WASH MORTON FROZEN WITH THIS COUPON FREE-100 S&H Green Stamps When You Purchase 14 Oz. Spray Can. RAID HOUSE and GARDEN SPRAY. Good Thru Tues., Aug. 17 WITH THIS COUPON FREE-25 S&H Green Stamps When You Buy 1-Lb. Pkg. Eckrich Smorqos Pac BLUf BERRY OR STRAWBERRY Good Thru Sat., Aug. 14th Limit 1 Coupon Per Family AffeCCCC chase & Sanborn VUlTCC 15c Off Label. 2-Lb. Can CRACKERS Townhouse 1-Lb. Box WAX PAPER Asst'd Colors 2-JRoll Pkg. GALA TOWELS SrIV OC Cr AN Small Size MARSH "GRADE A" QUART CARTON WITH THIS COUPON FREE-25 S&H Green Stamps When You Buy 1 Lb. Pkg. Oscar Mayer Beef Wieners Good Thru Sat., Aug. .14 Limit 1 Coupon Per Family With This Coupon and S5.00 Order Plus Coupon Purchases. {.< MARSH VANILLA' Gal •*•*- <3 ICE CREAM White Potatoes Good Thru Tues., Aug. 17 Limit 1 Coupon Per Family WITH THIS .COXJPOJl :-. ,FREE-SO S&H Green Stamps WITH $5 PURCHASE (Cigarettes and ; Tobacco Ex WITH THIS COUPON FREE-25 S&H Green Stamps When You Buy Any Size Pkg. Fresh, Lean Ground Beef Good Thru Sat., Aug. 1-Hh Limit 1 Coupon Per Family With Coupon When You Purchase 10 Ears Home Grown Sweet Corn SAVE IOC Tolpon When You Buy V- Gallon TROP-I-PUNCH, GRAPE OR ORANGE DRINK (IN PRODUCE DEPT.> Good Thru Sat., Aug. 14th When You Buy 3 Lb. Bag Yellow Med. Onions Good Thru Sat., Aug. 11 Limit 1 Coupon Per Family G-ort Thru Sat., Aug. 14th Limit 1 Coupon Per Family Limit 1 Coupon Per MARSH BREAD Reg. 20 Oz. Loaves

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