PAGE EIGHTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12,1963 BOND'S America's Largest Clothier WE UIT HURRY, MEN! YOU'VE JUST A FEW DAYS TO BAG THE CLOTHING BUYS OF A LIFETIME! EVERY SUIT, COAT, SHIRT, JACKET- EVERYTHING PRICED FOR A QUICK SELLOUT HURRY, LADIES! All COATS, all SUITS, all SPORTSWEAR, all LINGERIE, all yours at prices ripped to ribbons! BOND'S 117 WEST THIRD Opt0 Mondays-Fridays Until 9 p.m. We Validate Patk 'N Shop Ticket* School Aid Veto Hurts Taxpayers By TOM LOFTUS TVlPRrnph Corro<npontlpn( SPRINGFIELD. 111. — Gov. Otto Kcrner's vrto of the bill which would Iwve increased state aid to Illinois school districts mny havp the effect of adding to the burden ott real property taxpay- ||ers. according to an assistant sui perintendcnt of public Instruction. I In the 1961-62 school year, John ||L. Kirby said that of each dollar | spent for schools in the state, 74 | cents came from local sources, 23 'cents came from the state and j three cents from the Federal gov- 'Isn't it a more equitable distribution to have schol costs PR id from the general revenue fund than forcing more payments from local real properly owners?" Kirby asked. "But the governor said he was trying to balance the budget without new taxes and without further drains on the general revenue fund," Kirby was told. "I know that," he answered, "but as a schoolman, I thinrt he could have vetoed some of the pork barrel legislation and eminent, for the WJ-GS vear the I * *, , ^ ._, . , , . , , , ,;, . approved the state aid increase states share dropped to LI cents. . .,, .. In the school je.-ir .mst begun.' Kirbv Mid tl»e 'suite's sharp of' ™'' assistant superintendent ilwt dollar-cost is 19 ivnts. ••Thci clis '' ll " yc(1 a C °P V of a question- ignte their educational fund levy by anticipation warrants, and a small number ol the«c indicated such obligation would extend up to 75 per cent of that levy. Curtailments listed as probable: inadequate salaries for staff; reducation of purchases in supplies and equipment; increase class size and teacher load; postponement of curricular Improvements, and either curtailment or outright elimination of fine arts (music most often mentioned); athletics; kindergarten: physical educa- in enrollment will simply the state's share over a naire mailed to 864 school districts in May of this year, by wider arc*. Thai's whv their hasl thp Educational Ashorn decrease from 23 cents to 19 cents." he Said. | But some source will have to [Imake up that difference, he said, and added: "It will have to be i raised locally to maintain the sociation, on which 524 replies were received. There are 1,507 school districts in the state, and while the association's survey did not cover all of them, Kirby said, it "a representative [!present level of education." did measure From General Fund section." If the governor had approved j One portion of the question[i the bill to hike the state aid from I naire indicates that school '3252 to $297 a pupil and that would (boards \ v ho need an increase ihave involved $32 million. Kirby jj n their educational tax rates i said, the money would have come j nn ,-i who will have to submit jfrom the state's general revenue j i% referendum to voters for 'fund. (The genera! revenue fundj su ,, n a tax increase, will have tion and others. Not all school districts will be severely affected immediately, Kirby said. 'Not all districts will feel this now,' he said. "But they will in time and if the state can't help, there's only one other direction in which a school board can go --back to the real property taxpayers. Lem Active Job FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Stoney Point, a ferry boat which journeyed for years between Weehawken, N.J., and Manhattan, now is in semiretire- SBT THEIR OWN ARLINGTON, Kan. £>-About 150 spectators watched as firemen put out flames in a house once, twice, and again and again The Fire Department set the vacant house afire, and put out the flames each time, as part of a school for firemen. ment In Florida. The big vessel, which crossed the Judson River for th* la«t time in March 1959, has been towed here to serve as a floating shrimp packing house. 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