The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 17, 1930 · Page 16
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 17, 1930
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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, December 17, 1930 PROPOSED STATE WCOMETAX LAW Report of Committee Made Will Include G-ross Incomes of $4,000, PENALTY FIXED FOR FAILURE TO REPORT. Bate Increases With Net Income, turns Mast Be Filed by April First. Ke- It Is very probable that the peneral assembly which convenes the first of the year will pass a state Income tax. A committee has been at work several months drawing up a bill and recently made a report on a proposed bill as follows: All having a gross Income of $4,000 or more must file a report. The tax on net incomes will be as follows: On the flrst $2.000, one per cent. On the third $1.000, two per cent. On the fourth $1,000, three per cent. On the fifth $1.000, four per cent. In excess of $5.000, five per cent. Incomes Include salaries, interest, dividends, and other sources of income Exemptions. From the gross Income an exemption of $1,000 for single persons and $2,000 for married persons Is Riven. Life surance, worthless debts charged off, ernment emploves. interest, excent on exempt securities, taxes, losses during the year not compensated for by insurance, worthies debts chartred nfT. contributions or gifts to charitable, educational or scientific purposes or for the preventipn of cruelty to children and animals, but the Int.ter must not exceed fifteen per cent of the net income. Penalties Provided. For failure to file returns within sixty days after April 1, when the report is due, twenty per cent additional ard ' one per cent a month will be charged from April 1. False or fraudulent returns are to be fined $1,000 and imprisonment in jail for not to exceed one year. Unintentional failure to file report within sixty days from April Theatre Chatter. A princess who claims descent from that famous siren of history, Cleopatra, is Hollywood's latest royal visitor. It is no state visit that Princess Athena Piearibes is making in the film city. The lure of talking pictures brought her. Like many another possessor of a proud title, the princess has been forced to make her own way in life. She has done so"by dancing and singing on the stage. Princess Athena is not without her small court in Hollywood, however. The Arabian musicians, with whom she Is appearing in Paramount's Foreign Legion film, "Morocco," address her by her title and show her the deference they consider due her rank. To them, she is "our princess." It is from her mother's family that Princess Athena claims her title. For centuries, that family has been a pow- T in the Island of Cypress, to which some adventurous ancestor journeyed 'rom Egypt. Princess Athena was born in Arabia and educated in Alexandria, Egypt. There she studied singing and dancing and made her stage debut. She flrst jame to Africa to appear as a specialty dancer at the New York Hippodrome. Tours over the leading vaudeville cir- uits followed and then she returned to Egypt to fill engagements. She was appearing in London when the tage invasion of Hollywood started. Upon completion of her engagement, he joined the westward trek. Shortly after her arrival in Hollywood, she joined a troupe of Arabian musicians and dancers headed by Toofik Simon, a native of -Damascus. It is this group with which she is appearing in "Morocco" in support of Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich and Adolphe Menjou, which will be shown at the Call December 28 and 29. Comprising one of the largest casts in the history of talking pictures, forty-five well known stage and screen IMPROVEMENTS AT TELEPHONE OFFICE New Toll Test Board In stalled at Algona Telephone Exchange. OPENED FOR SERVICE ON DECEMBER 1! Manager Hancher Says the Algona Of flee Handles Over 400 Long Distance Calls Dally. players have stellar roles In mount's "Fighting Caravans", Para- which 1 will be fined five per cent additlon- •kl pius'ohe"'UDuC:r Per month while the tax is unpaid. *" Served Without Expense. The committee which drew up this bill and also the committee on tax revision have without question given taxes a thorough and complete study and it is to their credit that the proposed bill is intended to be fair and just to all. They cooperated In every way and their services were given the state without expense. Senator Patterson of Burt, the father of the Income tax law, was a member of the committee. will be shown at the Call Theatre on January 19 and 20. The romantic leading parts are played by Gary Cooper and Lily Damita. Ernest Torrence and Tully Marshall continue their scout characterizations of "The Covered Wagon." Others are Fred Kohler, Eugene Pallette, May Boley, Frank Hagney, Eve Southern, Sid Taylor, Roy Stewart, Oscar Apfel, Frank Campeau, James Marcus, Helen Hunt, E. Alyn Warren, James Durkin, Dolores John- A new toll test board with all th long distance lines terminating, wa opened for service in Algona Friday December 12th, according to E. C. Han cher, manager of the Northwestern Bel Telephone Company. This new tes board was provided to care for the in creasing use made of long distance ser vice, it will enable them to test and locate trouble on the toll lines mu^h faster and more accurately than with the old test board, just removed. The new board is equipped to handli 72 toll lines into the Algona exchange The installation work was performec by the Western Electric Company installers, W. H. Schultz and F. J. Cook under the supervision of Art Olson o. Waterloo. Algona has very good direct long distance connection to all nearby towns and also with Minneapolis, Mankato Des Moines, Fort Dodge, Mason City and Spencer, and, according to Manager E. C. Hancher, about 400 long dis tance calls a day are handled in the local telephone central office. To Correspondents. All of our big corps of correspondents should take note of the fact that tile Upper Des Moines-Republican will not be issued next week, December 24, on account of It being Christmas week. Correspondents should take a week's vacation and send In the important news of both weeks for the issue of December 31. HAGGARD & BACKUS. son, Blossom MacDonald, Ernie Shields, James Farley, Walter Downing, Donald MacKenzie, Guy Oliver, Jane Darwell, Jano Keekioy, Rose Gore, Pauline French, Blue Cloud, White Eagle, Willow Bird, High Eagle and White Cloud. Everyone, young and old, should see what life in 1980 will be. Imagine El Brendel dying in 1930 and being brought to life in 1980. The changes In the mode of living, the new inventions and so forth. How would you feel if you were in Brendel's shoes. Charlies Ruggles, comedian of "Road House Nights", "Young Man of Manhattan," and others, plays an important role in Paramount's "Her Wedding Night," which will star Clara Bow and will be shown here next month. Frances Dee, . the little extra girl who overnight became leading woman with Maurtce~Cheva}ler"in"''Playboy of Paris" and Charles Rogers in "Along Came Youth", has been awarded a new Paramount oontiHact. '"Along Came Youth" will be at the Call December 25. Interesting Talks at Rotary Luncheon. County Agent Morrison, who was recently given a trip to Washington, D. C., and presented with a gold medal for his work on soil and crop description of the county, gave a very interesting talk on soil at the Rotary club Monday. Al Bloom also gave a very interesting account of his early life in Russia, of their trip to America and the hardships of the immigrants to this country. The big annual Rotary party will be held at the academy hall on December 29. Shumway and Hovey Drive to Des Moines. Sheriff and Mrs. L. E. Hovey and County Attorney and Mrs. G. D. Shumway drove to Des Moines Tuesday where the men were to attend a school of instruction of the Iowa State Sheriff's Association. The way these officers have been putting away bank robbers lately it would seem that they should be giving the instructions instead of receiving them. A number of well known speakers will be on the program as well as noted police officials, Policemen from Canada, Michigan and Illinois will present then* views on the subject of crime as will Judge Harry Olson of Chicago and many others. The climax of the school will be a banquet at the Savery hotel which is to be held tonight for all the members of the organization and then- guests. Students Return for Christmas Vacation. Many Algona students are expected home for their annual Christmas vacation from the various schools and colleges. Most of them will arrive in Algona Friday or Saturday and will make the welkin ring 'with their joyous abandon of tedious study and class room fatigue. From the State University at low* Ctiy will come—John Shirley, James Murtagh, William Steele, Alice Rist, Robert Harrington, George Free, Gordon Dewel, and Charles Akre; from Cornell, Perry White; Morningslde, Ruth Hulse, Harriet Smith, Dorothy Sellstrom and Luclle Malueg; Ames, Mabel and Earl Coleman, Eugene and Paul Hutchins, Kathryn Misbach, Marie Paine, Marion McMahon, Magnus Lichter, Donna Burtis, and Paul Geil- cnfeld; Cedar Falls, Margaret Blossom. Mildred DeGraw and Elwood Norton; Coe, Arthur Nordstrum, Jack Hilton, and Kyle Keith; Creighton, John Mangan, Mark Stanton, Joe Sheppard and Bernard Frankl of Irvlngton; DeKalb, Illinois, Normal, Alice Kain; Chicago University, William Cliff; Marquette University,,William Dooley; Columbia College, Richard Vaughn; Milwaukee Downer, Catherine McCall; Simpson College, Elizabeth Webster; Grinnel, Doris Long; Sacred Heart, Madison, Wisconsin, Janet Zerfass; Choate School for Girls, Boston, Mary Janice Rice; Missouri Military Academy, Jack Burtis. Corwith Girl Weds South Dakota Man. Miss Zelma M. Applegate, daughter of E. Applegate of Corwith and Harold Norman Olson, of Beresford, South Dakota, were "married December 10 at Corwith in the presence of fifteen immediate relatives. The double ring ceremony was read by the Rev. O. E. Schall of Corwith. The bride wore a wedding dress of blue and her bridesmaid, who was Miss Ruth Clapsaddle, wore yellow. Victor Applegate was best man. Mrs. Schaal played the Wedding March from Lohengrin, and the song, "Smilin' Through" was sung. Following the ceremony a three course dinner was served at noon. The young couple drove to South Dakota, where they will spend two weeks. Mr. Olson's foster parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Espeland, live at Beresford, South Dakota. Clark Accepts Call of Congregational Church. Rev. Fred J. Clark of Eugene, Oregon, has accepted a call to fill the pul- jit of the Algona Congregational church, and will preach his first sermon as pastor of the church on January 4. Rev. Clark preached here on November 30, while he was visiting ils parents, Judge and.' Mrs. J. J. Clark in Mason City He was called back to Iowa by the death of the wife if his brother, Senator Ed. Clark ol Vlason City. Before going to Oregon lev. Clark was pastor of the First Congregational church at Waterloo His wife and three children will not ome with him in January, but will rait until May or June when school s out. There are two boys, Frederick, 7, Joseph Edward, 11. and one daugh- er, Claribel, who is sixteen. The two der children are in high school. Rev. lark returned to the west last Thursay after his visit In Iowa. Cushions in Car Catch on Fire. A car belonging to a young swain from Fenton was found to be on fire near the Iowa State Bank Sunday evening while the young man and his best girl were taking in the movies. Mayor Ogren called Night Marshall Frank Green, who broke In a window of the car and put out the fire after the back cushions had been burned rather badly. It was thought that the fire started from a cigaret which had blown back in though the window after being thrown out. Christmas Presents! The Most Acceptable at- Nearly a complete stock of newest things. Had a larger than usual stock bought, and only succeeded in returning a small portion after we decided to go out of business. Everybody will be paid for coming You won't be urged or worked. in. SWEA CITY NEWS § 8 8 *&Sff®^^ T. R. Hanifan's bowling alley has been opened for the season. Mr. and. Mrs. T. F. Johnson were Mason City visitors on Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rohlin entertained a group of friends Friday evening. R. W. Seimans and son, Wm., of Estherville were guests at the Rev. G. Seimans home Sunday. WWVWJVWWWWWUWtfYW^ Metis Suits Just half, and the best ones left. Sizes complete to size 46. Better ones dropped clown to fill in prices. Dandy boys' longie suits, near- Q CA ly all in one lot, 2 pf. pants — •'•« w OVERCOATS Nearly a full line of sizes, but no need to wait longer. Boys' overcoats, age 10 to 15 years at ONE-HALF PRICE. Only a few small sizes left. FLANNEL SHIRTS Mostly sizes l-PA 15 and 15 l / 2 at HALF PRICE About 25 warm garments. Men's and boys' blazers, beach coats, Mackinaws, leather top macks, horse hide coats, etc. Cheap and good. DRESS SHIRTS Including white broadcloth shirts, all sizes, three lots 95c, $1.45 and $1.95 SPATS All colors $1.19 a pair Every good dresser will wear them. All we want is the address. We'll fit him and they're swell and cheap. DRESS GLOVES Warmly lined, at $1.19, $1.49 and $1.89 Fancy Sox Wool Sox Golf Sox Dandy lot of Golf Garters LOUNGING ROBES Now you can afford one. At wholesale? $4.50 for a fancy wool robe, silk to $8.95 PAJAMAS AND NIGHT SHIRTS Men's, girls' and boys'. A good assortment. Style all the time. Richest stock of Neckties. Yes, ever seen in Algona. Just look at e'm. Some imported 49c, 79c, $1.19 and $1.59 MUFFLERS About- 100-lefL Ton enough to go around. Excellent kerchiefs as far as they go. Come, look, try on, look for something you want. Your calendar, the last Kraft-Misbach Company will ever give, is wrapped for you. any s is one of the very few that is made in the good old way—yes, made into real beer, then the alcohol is extracted. How many others are brewed? If other brands irritate your stomach, you are drinking the wrong kind. In moderation or over indulgence, FALSTAFF PALE has no injurious after effects. Today and every day drink this new time beer. Sold by all dealers in Algona Distributed by Dodge Bottling Works Inc. Merry Christmas, Everybody vwwwwvwwvwwv Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Berggren and children were dinner guests at the P J. Heiken home Sunday. Mrs. S. Hethershaw and the Misses Elfreda and Elnora Peterson were 'alrmont shoppers on Monday. The Swea City high school basket ball team, met the fast Mallard aggre- ation on the home floor on Tuesday night. The junior class play, "Cyclone Saly" given on Friday night, was wei: rendered and thoroughly enjoyed by ,he large audience present. A Christmas .program will be held at the Community Hall in Swea township on Tuesday night with the country schools putting on the program. Many people are Journeying to the Iowa and Fairmont lakes to enjoy the fishing and skating. Many are catching their limit of flsh in a short time. H. Kluger has purchased the O. Anderson home and is moving into it this week. The Ivan Elliott family are moving into the house occupied by the Klugers. The regular meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary will be held on Tuesday night. Rehabilitation am Christmas welfare work will be taken up. A special Christmas program is being prepared. The street decorations for the city were completed on Thursday undei the supervision of the Business Men's Association, the colored lights and bells making a very pretty and pleas- Ing decoration. The regular meeting of the Thursday club will be held at the H. S. Logan home Thursday. The lesson topic will be "Know Your State," with Mrs. E. O. Peterson and Mrs. P. W. Larson lesson leaders, Election of officers of the Eastern Star was held on Tuesday evening. Officers elected were as follows: worthy matron, Mrs. Ira Hewitt; worthy patron, C. O. Peterson; associate matron, Mrs. T. F. Mitchell; associate patron, Henry Myhr; conductress, Rena Haglund; secretary, J. Iva Moate; treasurer, Mrs. T. F. Johnson. Dr. Kulander, who has been cri- ticaly ill at the Fairmont hospital for the past five weeks, was so far recovered as to be able to be moved to his home recently. Miss M. Pbppe, a trained nurse from the hospital, Is caring for him at his home. His many friends hope that home suroundings will hasten his recovery. Fifteen members of the American Legion Auxiliary attended the county meeting at Titonka Tuesday. This was one of the largest county meetings held. Mrs. p. H. Webster, county chairman was in charge. Mrs. Ida E. Larson, state publicity chairman, and Mrs. Madeline See ol Laurens, district commltteewoman were In attendance. The Harrison Four-H club and their leader, Mrs T. F. Johnson, sponsored a Christmas party at the Baptist Guild hall on Friday night with the Swea Four-H club girls and theirMeader, Mrs. Anna Larson as honor guests. The hall was beautifully decorated with a fireplace and a Christmas tree. Boxes of candy were the favors. A good time was enjoyed by all. The Swea City high school basket ball team defeated the Buffalo Center high school team by a scpre of 20 to 3 recntly. TJhe dlndepedents defeated the West Bend team in their second game. They also played Graettlnger on Friday night and at Welcome on Sunday, being victorious in both games The Swea City high school team defeated Ledyard on Friday night by a score of 10 to 20. The Men's Brotherhood of the M. E. church held their regular meeting on Monday night with a large attendance. Officers for 1931 were elected as follows: chairman, T.. Thomson; vice chairman, David Hosier; secretary and treasurer, Wm. Thompson. Plans are being made for a Father and Son banquet. This meeting was held to pep up the local organization. and it proved a decided success as many new plans are now under way for outstanding activities in every branch. The night aault school is proving to be a big factor in creating community interest. On last Monday night the attendance record reached one hundred and it bids for a larger attendance at this week's meeting. A play room will be arranged for the children so that parents can enjoy the privilege of attending school undisturbed. The Misses June Larson and Lucille Anderson, high school girls, will take charge of the play room on Monday night. E. L. Sweaney and Miss Helen Preston, Smith-Hughes instructors are in charge of the meetings. An Ideal Christmas Gift for the Family A PHILCO BALANCED UNIT RADIO— The radio of today. All models battery or electric. Prices complete as low as $68.00. OR BUY A SKELGAS STOVE— For inother to cook with. Just received another shipment. Our line is large and complete. Stoves as low as $29.50 A grout convenience where you have natural gas to c'ook with anywhere you live. When you m-e wondering what to get for the family lQJf cum store over. 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