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Bedford Inquirer (Newspaper) - September 3, 1971, Bedford, Pennsylvania Established 1812159th 10 Bedford inquire Everett september 1971 state income tax to go into effect soon after Shapp signs the newest state income tax Bill million wage earners will soon begin to see per cent of their Gross incomes going to the com tax withholding will begin the per cent May be but the Revenue has yet to Rule on the tax was passed by the Senate late retroactive to june taxpayers will be credited with million in payments collected under the illegal per cent graduated the Bill went to Shapp Friday night after the Senate passed it by a Bare 2620 with five republicans voting for during debate on the Wilmont Fleming r lashed out at three Philadelphia democrats who failed to attend the session Mcglinchey Thomas Mccreesh and Joseph the three reportedly stayed away under pressure from Philadelphia mayor James who claimed the City got shortchanged in the state in my View it is unconscionable for them not to be Fleming their absence delayed the voting because republicans were miffed that three democrats would get off the Hook and they were asked to get up the needed before they passed the tax the Senate resoundingly recommitted to the rules committee a Bill to improve rapid transit Between Philadelphia and new the three Philadelphia visitorcriticd1 after accidental surgery Arthur of re 3 Monongahela remained in critical condition in the intensive care unit of county Hospital sunday evening with wounds suffered in a shooting Accident saturday at 10 state police said Bavin had a Small calibre pistol in his shirt pocket and it accidentally Bavin was reported to be visiting friends in the Nigger hollow area West of Schellsburg near the county Border at the time of the Hospital spokesmen said Bavin underwent surgery saturday the wounded Man reportedly has trailer in the county As a summer senators were prime sponsors of that the House had passed the tax 36 hours also by a Bare 10293 both the Senate and the House recessed until but the tax will become Law with Shapps said the tax would put Penn Sylvania Back on its feet neither myself nor any senator or legislator who voted for the tax believes it is the final answer to Penn Sylvania Shapp he said he Felt it the Best possible under the state Constitution and that his next step would be to fight for tax Justice and tax Shapp wants a constitutional amendment to permit a graduated income and expressed Confidence the general Assembly would this the immediate concern the taxpayer is the per cent tax that applies to eight classes of income com incentive and profit sharing payments and fees or similar net business net gains or income from the Exchange or disposition of net payments and dividends but hot capital interest from taxable gambling and lottery net gains or interest from estates or excluded from the tax would be social unemployment and Wor ments veterans payments and similar forms of the tax act also provides business tax Relief manufacturers exemptions under the Capitol Stock tax would be restored beginning july estimated savings to million a adjustments incorporated for tax preference items Are included in the taxable in come for corporate net in come tax estimated savings to million a on a couple of hours before the House concluded a 17hour session by passing the a Bare for most of the nearly four hours of actual the electronic voting machine blinked a vote of 9996 against the but three democrats finally caved switching their votes from no to the 102nd vote came from gust Stemmler of West Moreland his switch was i was just playing hard to the 72yearold Stem Miler said i was going to vote for it right but i didst really want to be the last an Anonymous administration official said of the Long tax Battle in the House it was like a circus there was a constant flow of moving from the House floor to the governors office where Milt Shapp tried to get them to Shapp said he made no deals and nothing was promised to Bicentennial Bunting Down at fort Borough police said monday the monster has struck police received a Call monday morning from Albert curator of the fort Bedford to report that the displayed in the fort in connection with the Biden had been torn police chief Earl Mcgill said it would take a monster to do he they revert to the status of intellectually and the vandalism at the fort was not the first incident of its kind since the Bunting was erected on streets in Bedford and there has been damage done at other locations in the Mcgill in both there is no apparent reason for the Mcgill other than blatant i cant understand their he anyone would be so narcotics seized at Blair Airport state and Federal narcotics agents confiscated 60 of marijuana As they arrested Michael of monday at a loading Dock at the Blair county state police at Hollidaysburg said the haul was Worth about and was probably grown in Ellis was lodged in Blair county jail pending Legal what the income tax will and when these Are the essential elements of the per cent Flat in come tax approved by the Senate and sent to Milton Shapp for his signature taxable income salaries and compensation for services net profits from but without any deduction for taxes based on or measured by income net gains or income from Sale or Exchange of minus losses net gains or income patents and copyrights dividends from earnings gambling and lottery winnings except on state or Federal Bonds or obligations of municipal authorities gains or income derived from estates or trusts with the exception of charitable trusts or profit sharing or pension income exclusions disability Public unemployment workmen social withholding employers will withhold from wages and salaries paid employees and remit withholding to the 1 is the target Date for first self employed persons or retroactive to june Driver sentenced in May 2 death Richard of Cumberland re monday pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 11 to 23 months in Bedford county jail in connection with the May 2 death of Donald Neave in Cumberland Valley township in county Rudolph was charged with failure to yield the right of Way and Drunken and ordered to pay costs and fines of and in other Paul of Clearville re monday was sentenced to 30 Days in county jail on a charge of furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors 21 in West Providence people was ordered to pay costs and a Fine of Eric of pleaded guilty to Drunken driving and was ordered to pay costs and a Fine of and placed on probation for three Ritchey was charged in connection with an incident 24 in Everett Ambrose of Spring pleaded guilty to joint charges of Drunken driving and driving during Aperio Dof and was placed on probation for one and ordered to pay costs and fines of and Lloyd of pleaded guilty to charges of burglary and larceny in connection with the theft july 12 of in property and a Yorkshire hog valued at from the property of Jennie Mae Otto in Juniata Walter was ordered to pay costs and a Fine of and placed on probation for one Ruth of re pleaded guilty to Drunken driving and was ordered to pay costs and a Fine of and placed on probation for three Hill was charged with Drunken driving july 3 when she reportedly drove her car onto the Lawn of the Breeze Manor Motel in Providence Lynn of Everett re pleaded guilty to Drunken failure to Stop at the scene of an a and violation of the firearms act in connection with an incident june 26 in Bedford Price was ordered to pay costs and a Fine of on the firearms no sentence was Given on the hit run Phillip of Willow pleaded guilty to Drunken and was ordered to pay costs and a Fine of

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