Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 14, 1960 · Page 15
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July 14, 1960

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 15

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PAGE SIXTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, JULY 14, I960 Tcachcn Hired At Wood Rher High WOOD HIVKR - ^\rn more teacher?: hnvr boon lured In fill position* at \\<**l River Commu- tutv Hich School Ibis full it v\a> announced today This bnnss the total of new teachers at the school to nine. Frank V.iiKlcrcn. a graduate of \Vood River Hich in 1950. who received his bachelor of science degree in IflTifi from .lames Millikin t niversity and his master of science in Education in 19.~>9 from there, will teach three social studies classes. In addition to the classes. Vandoren will do some counseling and serve as an 'assistant athletic coach. He has been teaching in the Niantic Harristovvn School system David Wiseman, who received his bachelor of science degree in biology at ShurtlefJ College in 1954 has been hired to teach "the subject. Wiseman has been teaching at a Ladue, Missouri, Junior High School and taught in the Alton School district for three \ears. Fur our %ear hr taught night classes at Shurtlrff. Mrs Mfli-y Holh a graduate >)f Webster Cotleee in 1932 will teach English. Shr has had 14 years of prrv ions tpachins experience. Mrs Hrniadiiic Dalla-Riba. who rpcrivrd her bachelor of science in rduivition degree at Normal College in Ifl.VT will teach mathe- matic.s. Mrs Ruth Determan. who formerly taught in thp Roxana grade school svstem will teach girls' plivsieal education. She graduated from Northeastern Missouri State Teachers College witli a bachelor nf science degree in education in iav) Daniel Snow. a bachelor of science degree holder from Southern Illinois in 19-tti. who received his masters there in 1951. hf>s been named chairman of the business education department and will also teach classes. He formerly taught in the Vienna High -School for nine years. Read Telegraph Want Ads Daily Watt's Report to Council On u ti i ities r.ODFRKV — A picnic for children of thp vacation Bible school of Godfrey Baptist Church will be held Friday at thp Oni/ed Club grounds. Children are requested to bring a sack lunch. The soft drink and ire cream vvill bp supplied by the church. All parents are urged to attend. An adult must accompany children in the beginner cl««s from ages. 3 through 5. Parent* arc asked to meet the children nt the church at 11 a.m.. the Rev. George H. Kddy, pastor, said. Following i> the report of Ci'.y , considered to be in interstate Manager Graham Watt on the|rommerce or to sales made out' '" " " proposed utilities tax. prepared at the request of City Councilman Clyde Wise-man : "We were requested by Councilman Wiseman to prepare an ordinance imposing a 5 per rent utility tax as provided by tbc Illinois statutes. This ordinance has been prepared and is on the Council's agenda for first reading at this meeting. "During the past three weeks vvp have endeavored to rolled such data as were available which might lead to a mo/e complete understanding of the utili side the city. Therefore, these estimated gross revenues have been adjusted to approximately reflect the exclusions and to approximate only (he taxable gross receipts. ' ,,, , tv tax as a source of municipal The school program will be, p - • • - • • i J'PYClHl" held at the church Sunday. 7:30! ., Whj|e thpre js m , mmcdi . p.m. Handwork made by thej^, aVHi | n))lr rumfn1 in forma- chUdren^vill bejon display.^ | tj|)n 8S , o , he numbei . of ri tie.s -----•• —_ "in HIP United Slates which im- Tlie first stem warship built for; ;j tax on )|lfi g) . oss revemle (he U.S. Navy was the Demilogos utilities, this form ol . * i _» : *i 117.... n ff 1O1O * Launched during the War of 1812, it had 44 big guns plus a trick taxation has been growing in favor for a number of years. gear that kept 300 pikes and cut-j Appl . axjnU))e , y rKp years ago lasses jerking in and out of her' m))r< , ((mn .^.fin), O f the 1.228 sides to cut down enemy boarders. i t . jtk , s mer i 0 0 0(| population imposed a lax on public utilities varying from one to 10 per cent Known for Quality ^•»aitf4d»>*C at Sensible Prices TMIRDttrfl HASA-ALTON SALE OF NATIONALLY ADVERTISED MEN'S UNDERWEAR $1.00 Broadcloth WHITE SHORTS Siie 28 re 44 69c Pair SI.00 Double Seat KNIT BRIEFS Size 28 to 44 79c Cotton SWISS-RIB UNDERSHIRTS Size 34 to 42 69c Each $450 3 hr$ 2 85c Pair V<1jS^rrA Snua d l er s —»»-*. THIRD and • PIASA • ALTON or more. In 1951. per capita yields ranged from 6 cents to $1 1.35 depending upon the rate imposed and the utilities made subject to the tax. In the states of New York, Virginia, and Florida, like Illinois, the tax may be shown separately on the consumers' utility bills. "The utility tax enjoys many o! the same advantages as the sales tax and it is not costly to i administer. At a relatively high Utility Estimated Annual Taxable Gross Receipts Electric .................. $3,869.83:) Telephone ................ 1.800.000 Gas ...................... 969.088 Water Teleginpli 850.000 80.000 TO TAt ................... $7.348.939 "A live per cent utility tax rate applied against these gross receipts would produce an estimated $367.450 per year; if the existing franchise tax now paid by the electric and gas utilities al. 385 1 is eliminated, the net increase in revenue to the city would be $318. OH5. "Should the Council decide to enact a five per cent utility tax. we would propose the following adjustments in the current tax levy ordinance (which may n« amended prior to the second Tuesday in September I. If tin- tax is adopted effective Oct. 1. 1960, six month*' revenue would accrue during the remainder of the current fiscal year, or approximately $158.000. inc. $26,422 Dec. Salu Park lino Equipment Revolving Fund of capitalize unfunded depreciation on motor vehicle equipment .... SO,000 Corporate Tax Levy $70.000 Corporate Disposal Tax Levy $11,a/8 "The net effect of these (or similar) changes would reduce rate, however, the tax myv have several undesirable ol- fects. Large industrial users may find self-generated power to be less costly than purchased power. A high utility rate dif- j the total tax levy from $904.604 "' to $813,026. As a result, the estimated tax rate would be reduced from .7727 to .6950, or but slightly higher than the actual rate in 1957. Reappointed To K of C Post ferential between in-city andi out-of-ciry areas may serve toi EJ W ard&ville defeat somewhat the local industrial expansion and develop-1 ment program. Despite these, apparent shortcomings, many cities have found the utility tax to be necessary to finance con-j EDWARDSVfLLE — Frank -•- ! -- : —' Vanzo, an Edvvardsville businessman, who was District Deputy of the Knights of Columbus for the past two years, has been reappointed to the post for the modify costs. • i third year by State Deputy Fran"The right of Illinois munici-j c is Manning of Wood River. palities to impose a municipal: r^ e dislrivt comprises four utility tax was granted by the ! counc n. s m Madison County; Ed- state legislature in 1955 after ! wart j sv jn ei 1143. Collinsville, much urging by cities and thej 1712; Highland, 1580; and Tri| Municipal League which recoe- ci t j eSi 1Q98. tinued progressive municipal j services needed to maintain the basic health and vigor of the i community in the face of steadily increasing labor and coin- nixed the growing financial I plight of cities and the impossi- |bility of continued increases in real property taxation. Since its adoption, the tax has been i adopted in five Illinois cities . . . "We have contacted the utilities serving Alton and been ; provided with gross revenue estimates which would be subject | to the tax. By statute, the tax imay not be imposed upon sales Vanzo was Grand Knight of the Edvvardsville council for three years, from 1953 to 1955. Congressional appointments are needed for entrance to the Army, Navy and Air Force academies. This is not true at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. Entrance is determined by competitive examinations in all states. 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