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DuBois Courier Express (Newspaper) - May 15, 1986, DuBois, Pennsylvania The 001 Khz it Kef Hess Dubois a. Thursday May 15, 1986 Page three a May 19 thru june 5 a Mon. Wed. Fri. 3 30pm to 4 15pm 12 y member 24 non member non resident w 375-56member n Brand carpet that will \ floor you. Mohawk carpet 1/2�?� padding amp installation for 40 so. Yes. $ 749 Schaffner furniture i 80 exit 16, 2 Miles n. Of Dubois on the j v Falls Creek Road / hours Mon amp fit 10�?7 tue thur sat. 10�?5 wed 10-12 x tax evading judge makes last minute stand for failure to proper income tax Brookville plans Park Las vegas Nev. Up . District judge Harry Claiborne 1 has filed a last minute request with the supreme court to delay the a Start of his two year prison term for tax evasion. Defense attorney Oscar Good a Man express mailed a request late wednesday to Justice William Rehnquist to delay fridays scheduled Start of the prison term until allegations involving an Fri break in at Claiborne a Home Are resolved. Claiborne 68, is the first Federal judge Ever to be convicted of a felony while sitting on the Bench. On tuesday the 9th . Circuit Burt of appeals denied his bid to renin free pending a determination of the merits of the allegations concerning the break in and Claiborne s contentions that a sitting Federal judge should not be sentenced to prison before he is impeached by Congress. Claiborne who was appointed by president Jimmy Carter in 1978, was convicted in 1984 of failing to report a total of $106,000 on his 1979 and 1980 income tax returns. The supreme court last month refused to consider an Appeal and Claiborne was ordered to report Friday to Maxwell air Force base in Montgomery ala., to begin serving a two year term. Claiborne who says he will not a a in has steadfastly maintained his innocence and said the indictment was manufactured by Federal prosecutors with whom he often battled in an attempt to drive him from the Bench. The judge has continued to draw his $78,700 annual salary although he has not presided Over any cases since he was indicted in 1983. Although the three judge Federal appeals panel refused to delay the sentence Goodman said tie was heartened by a dissenting opinion filed by appeals judge Betty Fletcher and said there was a slim Chance opinion May Sway the supreme court. A actions buoyed our spirits and we decided to make a first class Effort for Relief at the supreme court Quot said Goodman. In opinion Fletcher said a whether a Federal judge can be imprisoned prior to being impeached and convicted is a constitutional question on which no Federal court has ruled. No sitting Federal judge has Ever been a judge Claiborne raises substantial issues regarding separation of Powers and the capacity of the executive Branch to effectively deprive a Federal judge of his office Quot said Fletcher. A further judge Claiborne a. Motion filed in District court makes grave allegations of serious government misconduct that Are supported by specific and detailed affidavits Quot she wrote. Members of Congress said this week that they Are awaiting a recommendation from the 9th Cir Cuit and National judicial Council before deciding whether to proceed with impeachment proceedings. Without impeachment Claiborne could return to the Bench after serving As Little As eight months of his two year prison term according to Justice department officials. Am Brookville a Public meeting to hear Community opinion on the design of Brookville Northside Park to be located at the Corner of Church and Barnett streets is set for 7 30 . Tuesday in the auditorium of Northside school adjacent to the new Community facility. The meeting will see the presentation of a preliminary design plan for the Park and the solicitation of comments and additional ideas from persons attending. The preliminary design Calls for the creation of a passive Park on the property formerly occupied by the two old Brookville school buildings. Walkways Are planned including the Complete replacement of the sidewalks along the Barnett and Butler Street perimeters of the Park. Additional walkways will meander through the Interior of the Park. The Interior of the Southern portion of the Park will be landscaped resulting eventually in a shaded and attractive addition to the neighbourhood and the Borough. Consideration is being Given to shuffleboard courts and to Tutte creation of an area which could he flooded for ice skating. A series of grass cover Ltd i Mounds is planned and will visually screen the Ball Diamond from the rest of the Park. No change is plan Ned for the Ball Diamond except for the installation of a drinking Fountain. Funds for the development of the Park were secured from a Matching fund Grant to the Borough from the state department of Community affairs which previously funded the development of Longview Park several years ago. Still free Federal judge Harry Claiborne of Las vegas is still not in jail after his Legal attorney filed an argument that the judge should be impeached before going behind bars. Judge Claiborne declaring his innocence also also said the Fri came into his House illegally. The judge is still receiving his salary and was to go to jail tomorrow. Up Mack freezes salaries love. Each person has something special to share including the need for one another. Catch the spirit Quot your local United methodist Church Hagerstown my. Up salaries of All non Union Mack truck employees will be Frozen immediately and some fringe benefits will soon be Cut to pare Overall losses officials say. The action affects 677 of the 3,100 workers at Macks Hagerstown Plant and those at its operations in Allentown pa., and elsewhere company spokesman Dave Cole said wednesday. A the company is taking Steps to Cut costs wherever possible. They re just looking every place a a Cole said. The announcement was made As about 55 United Auto workers members arrived at Marks annual share holders meeting in new York wednesday to try again to save work at the Hagerstown Plant. William Walker executive vice president of human relations said All non Union employees would lose Cost of living adjustments one 1st annual May 174-person team relays a Iron Man race time 11am starting Point 5th Street come and join the festivities sidewalk sales Craft it food Booths sponsored by Reynoldsville chamber of Commerce for a productive graduation gift invest in xe5000 254 Rosmith coronal single touch corrections Many print wheel styles automatic 10/12 pitch la sturdy dependable full service repair Center iii3ij office products inc. Retail store12 North Brady st., Dubois a. 15801 371 2483 or 800-352 5055 hours 9am-5pm . Fri 9am-9pm free parking All locations week of vacation and All three personal Days. In essence the loss of Cost of living adjustments freezes management wages because two months ago Mack suspended its practice of giving Merit raises. Mack one of the nations largest big truck manufacturers has decided to hire outside firms to make rear Axle carriers and do some machining for work currently done in Hagerstown. The firm plans to Lay off 400 to 500 Union workers by March because of the machining decision and hundreds More later because of the Carrier a mans observe prayer week Dubois kiwanis club this week observed kiwanis International week of prayer with a special meeting with clergy. Speaker for the evening was Charles Moore. Election of officers for the 1986-87 year was held and named were Joseph Valent president Dan Smrekar first vice president Dave Anthony second vice president and Milt Fischel treasurer. Directors elected were Ken Bundy Louis Sackandy Robert Spicher and Russ Wolfe. Important read this article carefully. It affects All of us. Co Deposit Bank member Odic Senate threatens to slash iras a immediate action essential the proposed Law your Ira deduction May soon be extinct. The Senate finance committee has unanimously adopted a tax Bill that would a for most people eliminate the income tax deduction for contributions to an Ira. Essentially the Bill if passed into Law would limit Ira deductions to those people not covered by a retirement plan at work of you have a company sponsored retirement plan the Bill repeals your deduction for future Ira contributions. While this proposed Law would still permit you to contribute to your Ira no tax deduction would be allowed How would the slashing of the Ira deduction affect you suppose that you re currently in a 25% tax bracket and Are covered by a retirement plan at work. Your $2,000 a year Ira contribution in effect costs you Only $1,500, since you receive a tax reduction of $500 $2,000x25% due to your Ira deduction. Under the proposed Law your $2,000 Ira contribution would no longer be deductible. Accordingly that contribution would Cost you essentially the full $2,000. To save for your retirement under the proposed Law then would Cost you substantially More after taxes than it does today. The proposed Law attacks other forms of retirement savings As Well. The limits on the amount your employer can contribute to a retirement plan on your behalf would be lowered. And the limits on the amount you can defer under a 401 k salary deferral plan would be dramatically reduced. The proposed Bill if enacted will severely restrict your ability to save for a financially secure retirement. . Senator h. John Heinz Iii 443 Russell Senate office bldg. Washington . 20510 202-224-6324u.s. Senator Arlen Specter 331 Hart Senate office bldg. Washington . 20510 202-224-4254 what you can do the tax Reform proposal approved by the Senate finance committee and soon to be debated on the Senate floor strips the benefits of iras from most american taxpayers. Your prompt action is essential if iras Are to be saved. Your senators will respond to your input. You May have helped scrap withholding on interest in 1983 and the onerous automobile mileage record keeping requirements in 1985. You can preserve iras if you act now a personal letter to your senators is the most effective Way to indicate your displeasure with the Ira provisions of . 3838, As amended by the Senate finance committee. A phone Call to your senators offices will produce results too. Remember 1986 is an election year a with 34 Senate seats up for grabs. Of you re too Busy to write or phone Send your legislators the form we be Pio Viseu below. But do something Don t sit on the sidelines and Hope that someone else will carry the Ball for you. Don t let Congress strip you of your Ira. You la find the names addresses and phone numbers of our senators next to the form. Send the Senate a message today dear senator my individual retirement account is an essential part of my personal retirement plan. And the deductibility of my Ira contributions helps me take full advantage of this self help Opportunity. As my senator you must act to preserve this essential Benefit. Tax Reform should not come at the Cost of jeopardizing my comfortable retirement. Vote to eliminate those tax Reform Bill provisions that will cripple iras. Signature

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