Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 26, 1963 · Page 17
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 17

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PAGE EIGHTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 1963 Gets Medal IRS Eases For Saving Seven Lives PITTSBURGH (AP> — Schoolboy Leon M. AHum of Normal. 111., has honii oitc'd for heroism by Hie Carnegie Hero Fund Commission for leading a dramatic rescue of seven persons from a flanie- and smoke-filled house. Leon. lis. three tinier lwlO'1 hlsjproval of the tax man today. But way into the house in Dunedin. I such business entertainment ex- Income Tax Deductions B.v SAM DAWSON AP Business \e\vs Analyst NEW YORK (API-Wives and yachts and a night on the town have the slightly restrained ap- Fla., and dragged or ca.-ried to •ife'v a 1-vear-old infant, a 4- penses can't be "lavish and extravagant." REMODEL STORE FOR OFFICE Carpenters for C. T. Perotka company are working in the old Kramer Electric building at 110 E. Broadway, remodeling the store for offices for the Greater Alton Association of Commerce. Executive Director Francis Kaar stands at left, K. Frank Hollis, president of GAAC is seated on the sawhorse, watching progress of work. OKs Bill for 2 County Magistrate Members of Levee Body Pay Hike SPRINGFIELD (.Special)— Gov. Otto Kerner has approved a bill, authorized by Madison County's three members of the House, entitling the county to t\vo posts on the board of trustees of the East Side Levee and Sanitary District. Under the bill, which Kerner signed Tuesday, Madison County would be entitled to two of the district's trustees, and three would Taken Under Advisement CHICAGO (API—A suit seeking Previously, all five trustees werej mand] f OI ^' ^apportionment of elected from St. Clair County. | the Ilhnois Senate on a popula- girl, a citation presented Tvesd iv said. The Aituni boy. clad only in pajania trousers, pulled Kenneth Pyant. the baby; Cecil Pyant. and their cousin. Linda M. Barlow, from (he fire June 20. 1962. Tlie Hero Commission, which Tuesday presented Leon a bronze medal and $500, said he also helped save the Pyant boys' sleeping mother and three sisters by arousing them and helping direct them cut of the burning house. The boy, staying with his disabled father at a nearby motel, saw flames ieap from a window of the house, the c'tation said. He ripped off a window screen to enter the house /ecause the door •• ,s loi'ked. j Leon found the baby and the i mother and one daughter in me j bedroom. He carried the baby jut jlhe window, while the mother and j daughter went out through the !l'ving room. | The boy then learned that two j Pyant girls, another boy. and .he cousin were in another bedroom. Accompanied by the motel man- jager. Leon went into choking ! smoke and flames a second time. 'They found the girls and brought them out. On his third trip, Leon found 4-year-old Cecil and carried him out, and re-dragged Kenneth jary increases to police magis- j Pyant to safety. The baby had jtrates and city, village and mun- wandered b : into the house. j icipal judges. I Kerner said Tuesday the law would have been unconstitutional. year-old boy and an U-year-O'dl The Internal Revenue Service SPRINGFIELD. 111. (AP)—Gov. I Otto Kerner has vetoed a bill | which would have cut off all sal- has yet to spell out just what will be dubbed lavish and extravagant. What is lavish for one man can be just the way of life for another. And the modest buildup that will sell one customer might offend anolher as demeaning. Ri'nirds any case business firms' bookkeepers will have a lot more |taining and also to the cost work keeping records of ill the home dinners and parties. Yachts . . .? The business aspect of yacht | goings^n for the tax collector to inspect if he chooses. Corporation tax lawyers are likely to be busi-j a " d hunting lodge maintenance er. too. And hotels, night club and I and of country elubs dues is some " Says GOP Serves as resort owners, and waiters in general, will continue to be unhappy because of fears of losing business from free spenders and the bother of giving receipts. They are sure to try to change the rules if they can. The IRS has issued its new rules on tax deductions for business expenses with an Aug. 1 deadline for the bookkeepers, but rules apply to tax returns for all 1963. Now all that businessmen have to do is to study and try to understand them. Wives enter the picture both as convention companions and as hostesses at home. If they are bona fide spreaders of goodwill in furthering the company's business by entertaining customers and their wives, they are tax deductible. This applies to the cost of restaurant and night club enter- thing the host will have to prove. The IRS says the fine line here between business and pleasure must be clearly established by the taxpayer. The same goes for night club entertaining which the IRS feels often could be too distracting for real business transactions. It is particularly leary of the "expenditure for beverages served during the floor show." But it is quite lenient about the ordinary business meal. Or as the new rules specify: "expenditures for meals and beverages served during the course of a breakfast, lunch or dinner meeting of the taxpayer and his business associates at a restaurant, hotel dining room, eating club or similar place not involving distracting influences such as a floor show." The rules are dubbed final. But Watchdog SALEM, III. (API-Illinois Secretary of State Charles Carpentier says Republican fiscal watchdogs are responsible for prevent ing the administration of Gov. Kerner from what he termed a "spending bender." Carpentier addressed a Republican Day gathering Tuesday night at the 80th annual Marion County Soldiers and Sailors Rethe business community is betting that they will prove to be far short of that. Changes will be sought. And either Congress or the IRS may revise them after seeing how the new scheme works. union. Having the state government live within Its Income will be the Republican campaign cry in 1964," he said. x Carpentier has said he will announce in August whether he will seek the GOP nomination for governor. Republican fiscal responsibility, he said, has been displayed during Kerner's administration by demands for limits on aid to relief recipients. The GOP, he said, "also killed a cry of doom" from Democrats who he charged caused an unnecessary special session of the legislature last winter when it appeared public aid funds were running out. Weather scientists say that at any given moment some 1,800 thunderstorms are occur ing somewhere in the world. Coffee and bananas lead Guatemala's exports, followed by cotton and chicle gum. tion basis has been taken under advisement by the U.S. Court of Appeals. A temporary order restraining the State of Illinois from holding elections until the Senate is reapportioned is also asked in the suit. has blanked Madison County out.j p]aintiffs ta ^ suit| fUed inj j February, are Joseph Germano. j director of L j Steehvorkers Union The bill was introduced by Reps. Leland Kennedy and Ralph Smith c': Alton and Lloyd Harris of Granite City. Harris said the bill will give Madison County representation on the board. Heretofore, he said, the heavy St. Glair County vote The governor noted the legislation was not passed by the General Assembly until June 13. Terms of municipal judges began June 3. he said, and terms ol police magistrates began after their election in April. The bill, Kerner said, would constitute an attempt to diminish the salary of a municipal official during his term of office." Under the new judicial article, i 1 Escapees from's •M. | r, Marion Pen Stffl Sought wil , ^ cost Q£ all judicial salaries after Jan. 1. , r , , _ ,The bill was an attempt to avoid and seven other Cook County jj enactment o{ higher salaries at residents. The suit charged the present! makeup of state senatorial dis-j tricts the loca , , evel before Jan Mrs. Rockefeller's Children Visit Her ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)—Mrs. Nelson A, Rockefeller's four children by her first marriage are visiting her on the Rockefeller estate at Tarrytown, N.Y. Gov. Rockefeller made the disclosure at a news conference Tuesday. He said he had nothing to add to his report earlier this month that discussions on custody of the children were going very well. Mrs. Rockefeller and her first husband, Dr. James S. Murphy, lare working out the arrana;e- Kerner signed into law bills re- ments the present 3Vs per cent MARION, 111. emerged today Hive character of the General Asjsembly: the legislation is con (AP)— Searchers trolled by a small minority of empty handed less than 30 per cent of the voters in the state." Some downstate areas with one- tenth the population of a similar sized Cook County have the same representation in the Senate, Be; nard Kleinman, attorney for the plaintiff, told the court. The case was continued inde- finitelv. 1 state sales, use and service occu- Working Con Man HARLAN, Ky. (AP) - Police with some exhausted bloodhounds from thickets in Crab Orchard National wildlife Refuge after an overnight attempt to surround two prison fugitives. Authorities said two trusties who fled Sunday from the new U.S. prison south of Mai-ion were reported seen in World War II industrial installations near Ordill. An Ordill resident, Oscar Blue, said he fired a shot over the head of a man wandering in the refuge believing the man to have been one of the fugitives. Officials, also pursued a report of a car being stolen in Makanda at the opposite end of the refuge. The two inmates were serving terms for interstate shipment of a stolen car. They were among 131 trusiries cleaning up the prison where full security measures are not yet in operation. House Kills BiU to Ban Striker Aid SPRINGFIELD, 111. fAPj—The Illinois House declined today to pass a Senate bill banning relief payments to strikers. Rep. Paul Powell of Vienna, Democratic leader, attacked the j proposal as an employers' effort to force settlement of strikes. The bill obtained only 77 of the 89 votes needed for passage when consideration was postponed. Rep. John Erlenborn, R-Elmhurst, said public aid payments j to strikers put the state -n the j position of taking sides : n labor disputes. The House completed legislative passage of a bill permitting Northern Illinois University to offer degrees in law, medicine, dentisty, pharmacy, engineering and agriculture. The State Board of Higher Education would have to give its approval before the courses could be offered. Thief Lets Air Out of Cop's Tires CANISTEO, N.Y. (AP) - Police Chief Udxui Jamiaon Jr. said he was investigating a jewelry theft at o store here when someone let air out of the front tires on his patrol car. Jumison said he believed it was the jewelry thief. ~Qi\9 your expandable blood to save an une-wendable American _ Ipation taxes another two years, reported a new type of con man Kerner also signed a bill ex-|j n Harlan County, tending until June 30, 1964 the Two men posing as Health De- deadline for the state to repay $17 million borrowed from gas tax funds during the financial pinch in 1961. The time for repayment originally was set for June 30 this year. partment employe approached a Straight Creek resident and told him they were required by law to paint his outhouse. Officers said the men put on a coat of white paint and charged THE HAGUE - A Dutch im- the unsuspecting owner $6fi. porter wishes to handle flag-j There are nearly 5 l / 2 million stones. ' bee colonies in the United Slates. Your Convenient B.F.Goodrich Store ALTON—440 E. BROADWAY—HO 5-7754 i;runite City—23rd & Madison—GL 2-7123 1 LOW PRICE BIKE & RADIO That's right! Personal transistor radio with antenna, case and earphone and a sleek new Crusader bicycle for one low price. And what a bike! Sweptback chain guard, streamlined tank, built-in headlight, two-ton* padded seat and rear carrier 22" DELUXEN POWER MOWER This is the big-cut mower for doing more yard in less time. 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