Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on October 21, 1959 · Page 14
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 14

Carroll, Iowa
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Wednesday, October 21, 1959
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Iowa Retail Sales Over $3 Billion- So/es Tax Reflects High Prosperity Level DKS MOINKS (An - lowans shelled out on food pnrdinsps more (linn n fourth of ;ill the sales tax they paid in tho last fiscal year, the State Tax Commission Wodnrsrlay. Total reveiuir from the 2 per cent state sales tax came to $i».i.- 332,524. Of that amount, SlT.TS'fl.- fi35 _ or 27.1R per cent — came from food stores. The total receipts also reflected a high level of business prosperity. They indicate total retail sale? of more than S;UM,000.000. The percentage of sales tax produced by the food establishments ir down a little from the previous fiscal year, when they represented 27.67 per cent of the $64,662,220 yield. i The nearly 18 million dollars in lax paid on food and grocery store items indicates purchases of $887,- flOO.479 for the last fiscal year. ; Actually, these figures don't necessarily mean lowans laid out quite that much for edibles. They include purchases of non-food j .items handled by grocery stores. Grocery stores and meat markets accounted for $13,262,574, or a little over 20 per cent, of the total receipts. Next in the food 14 Time* Herald, Carroll, la. Wednetday, Oct. 21, 1959 group were restaurants, cafes and lunch rooms, $2,832,365, and bakeries, dairies and delicatessens, $1,079,630. Next to the food group, the biggest slice of tax—$16,190,904 — came from general merchandise stores. That's 24.78 per cent of the total. Hardware, implement and farm machinery stores led this classification with $5,181,034, followed closely by department and gcner- al stores, $5,059,715. Drug stores came in with $2,057,573, and household and electric appliance stores with $1,639,208. Sales taxes from other classifications of retail dealers included: Apparel (men's and women's clothing stores, shoe stores, etc.) $2,798,635; furniture, fixtures and equipment $2,476,963; motor vehicle group (filling stations, parking lots, garages, accessory stores, etc.) $6,461,108; lumber and building materials $6,625,837; vending machines $179,704. Services group (hotels, movies, print shops, shoe repair shops, fu- neral homes, etc.) $1,860,542; contractors $314,714; public utilities, and transportation $5,926,205; mis- j cellaneous $4,741,893. I The 2 per cent state use tax, j paid on items purchased outside | the state and brought into Iowa, I produced $12,019,516 in revenue, as against $11,204,836 in the previous fiscal year. Of the total, $2,401,198 came from consumers, $3,185,113 from retailers and $6,433,206 from new motor vehicles. The area of square miles. 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Take a tip from those who spend carefully, dress carefully, buy carefully ... to get the very most for the money you spend this fall, choose your suit and topcoat at Eddie Quinn's. EAGLE SUITS $75.00 .„„ $79.50 MICHAELS-STERN SUITS _ _$65.00 BOTANY SUITS _ _ _ _ $65.00 V-LINE SUITS ForS ,o Ut M _ _ . $59.95 TRIMOUNT SUITS _ _ $50.00 and $55.00 CLOTHCRAFT SUITS . _ _.$49.50 .„„ $55.00 SEWELL SUITS _ _ $39.95 EDDIE QUINN'S SUITS ARE IN ALL SIZES FOR BIG MEN, MEDIUM MEN, SMALL MEN Regulars 35 to 48 Port lies 38 to 54 Shorts 35 to 48 Slims 36 to 48 Extra Longs 40 to 48 There Are Good Reasons Why Eddie Quinn's is Top Store In the Topcoat Business Just When You're Ready for Something New and Fresh- Along "Comes Eddie Quinn with This Season's Colorful Hats for 1960! There's a, a newness about them, from the narrower brims to the smart new pinched fronts and neat bound edges. You can be sure of long time good looks from the crown to the brim, inside and out. See what these hats at Eddie Quinn's mean to you in better fit ... longer wear for your money. STEVENS HATS DOBBS HATS $6.50 ,„ $895 $10.95 ,,$15.00 Just wait till you try on one of these rich, long wearing virgin wool coats . . . note the weightless warmth . . . the smooth tailoring . . . that seems to make the shoulders hug you warmly, yet lightly and gently . . . and that give you effortless freedom, whether you're walking . . . standing, sitting . . . driving. Turn around in front of our mirrors and see how we fit your shoulders . . . how the raglan shoulders let these coats gently drape to the front with the neat appearance that only expert tailoring can give them . . . And you have complete assurance that the coat will hold its neat good looks until it is worn out. Here Are The Famous Labels Kuppenheimer Clothcraft By Joi«ph A Felt* Michaels-Stern Botany 500 Alpagora Marbury $39.95 ,, $95.00 Reg. Sii»i 34 to 50 — Short! 34 to 44 — Longs 36 to 48 AN INVESTMfNT H* GOOD APPEARANCE, elegance and luxury KUPPENHEIMER Strikingly handsome . . . textured worsteds and flannels in fashion- right medium color-tones. The exclusive smartness of Tall and Trim styling and famed, creative Kuppenheimer craftsmanship, make Kup- penheimer's "the suit of distinction," especially as we fit it to perfection. KUPPENHEIMER SUITS $3950 and $ 95 • If KUPPENHEIMER TOPCOATS $35 OC EDDIE QUINN, Clothier ALTERATIONS ARE ALWAYS FREE AT EDDIE QUINN'S

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