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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1933, Mason City, Iowa FOUR Mason Citys Calendar March election March 16 17 and of North Central division of Iowa State Teachers association March class play Mig nonette at oclock high school auditorium March 28 Nationwide business girls banquet at Y W C A at oclock April and Williamson piano duet Civic music associa tion high school p m auditorium at Here In Masoo City MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE MARCH II Fried Chicken Dinner Complete 35c Sunday Ford Hopkins Co The fire department was called when a furnace at the John Burnett residence 1318 Delaware avenue southeast became overheated Fri day evening The alarm was re ceived at oclock A collection of antiques In the Windowof the Mason City Hard Ware company has ueen attracting attention throughout the past weeh Among the articles are several ob jects readily recognizable while others are puzzles to the modern person One of the pieces is known to be 100 years old The collection will remain in the window until next Thursday Sunday Special Mrs Jessie Robinsons famous Chicken Dinne Complete 35c Music by Coe Peti B and O Drug Company Dine and Dance to Harold Kcldl and his Green Mill Orchestra Dane ing 6 to 8 and 9 to 1 A M H L Green of the Nichols an Green shoe store returned to hi work Saturday after nelng con fined to his home for a week on ac count of illness Ben Harrenstern presented ac cordion solos at the meeting of the COLLECTOR LISTS FIRMS REQUIRED TO FILE RETURNS Liability for Filing of In come Tax Material Is Explained Every domestic or resident cor poration Jointstock company as sociation or Insurance company not specifically exempted by sec tion 103 of the revenue act of 1932 whether or not having any net in come must file a return according to information furnished by L p Sanborn special deputy collector with offices on the second floor of the federal building Domestic corporations within the possessions of the United States except the Virgin Islands may report as gross income only gross income United from sources within the States provided a 80 HcKinley school community center Friday night Moving pictures were also shown Dine and Dance to Harold Kcidle and his Green Mill Orchestra Danc ing 6 to 8 and 9 to 1 A M Dine and Dance to Harold Keldlo and his Green Mill Orchestra Danc ing 6 to 8 and 9 to 1 A M At The Hospitals per cent or more of the gross in come for the threeyear period im mediately preceding the close of the taxable year or such part thereof as may be applicable was derived from sources within a pos session of the United States and b 50 per cent or more of the gross ihcome for such period or such part thereof was derived from the active conduct of a trade or business within a possession of the United States A foreign corporation subject to the provisions of the revenue act of 1932 regardless of the amount of its net income 5s required to file a return with the collector in whose district is located its prlu cipal office or agency through which is transacted the business in the United States The net income should be computed In accordance with section 119 of the revenue act of 1932 Corporation Returns Except In the case of the first return the corporation shall make ts return on the basis upon which he return was made for the tax able year immediately preceding nless with the approval of the ommissioner a change is made in he accounting period annum to the date the deficiency is assessed or to the thirtieth day after Die filing of a waiver of the restrictions on assessment and col lection whichever date is the earlier and In addition 5 per cent of the amount of the deficiency if due to negligence or intentional dis regard of rules and regulations without Intent to defraud or SO per cent of the amount of the deficiency if due to fraud will be charged Undistributed Profits If any corporation is formed or availed of for the purpose of pre venting the imposition of the surtax upoa Its shareholders by permitting Its gains and profits to accumulate instead of being divided or distrib uted there shall be levied collected and paid for each taxable year upon the net income of such corporation a tax equal to SO per cent of the amount thereof which shall be in addition to the tax imposed by Sec tion 13 of the revenue act of 1932 In such case the net income shall include interest on obligations of lhe F states issued after Sept 1 1917 which would be subject to tax iu whole or In part In the hands of an individual owner and dividends received from a domestic corpora tipn Kvfiry corporation making TEACHER CONVENTION MEET Morris E Laird Assistant County Attorney Keturns to Home Town Follow ing Completion of Work at University of Iowa Morris E Laird who this winter was appointed assistant county at torney was born in Mason City and with the exception of the time he spent in college and a year spent In California has lived here all his Mr Laird attended grade and life Miss Georgia Zanias 623 Sixth street southwest was dismissed from Park hospital Friday following a minor operation Betty Engstler Garner was ad mitted to Mercy hospital Friday for ments of salaries wages interest rent commissions or other fixed or determinable Income of or more during the calendar year to a single person a partnership or a fiduciary or or more to a married person or payments of dividends of 500 or more to a per son a partnership or is required to make a fiduciary return on If a corporation desires to change ts accounting period from fiscal ear to calendar year from calen a major operation Mrs C F Clark and infant daughter 424 TwentyFourth street southwest were dismissed from 1 hospital Friday YOUR INCOME TAX This article Is one of a series based on the revenue act of 1932 The series will explain the many features of the new law The bureau of internal revenue has at its command many sources for checking up delinquent taxpay ers One of these is the informa tion at source provision of the revenue act under which persons m whatever capacity acting are required to report to the commis sioner of internal revenue at Wash ington D C payments to another m any calendar year of 51000 or more if the recipient of such pay ment is single If the recipient is married reports need not be made unless payments aggregate S2 500 pr more If the marital status of the payee is unknown to the payor the payee is considered a single person for the purpose of filing an information return Fixed and determinable income includes wages salaries royalties premiums rent Interest A separ ate return of information for each employe is required of employers The requirements are not limited to periodical payments but a sin gle payment must be reported Corporations are required to make ar year to fiscal year or from one fiscal year to another fiscal year an application for such change shall be made on Form 1128 and forwarded to the collector prior to the expiration of 30 days from the close of the proposed taxable year Where the commissioner approves a change In the accounting perloc the net income computed on th separate return for a fractional par of a year shall be placed on an an nual basis by multiplying the amount thereof by 12 and dividing the number of months Included in the period and the tax shall be such part of the tax computed on such annual basis as the number of months In such period is of 12 Forma 1096 and 1099 showing the amount of such payment and th mune and address of each recipien These forms will be furnished b any collector of internal revenu upon request Such returns cover mg the calendar year 1932 must b forwarded to the commissioner o internal revenue sorting section Washington D C high school in Mason City and en tered the University of Iowa in 1925 He completed his work in the college of commerce there in 1929 and was graduated from the college of law in 1931 Returned to Mason City Following the completion of his university work he returned to Ma son City and located permanently here At present he occupies an of fice in the M B A building MrLaird is the son of Mr and Mrs J T Laird 311 First street southwest The father is head of the Laird Shoe company Inc and the son Is secretary and treasurer of that organization Member of Association Among organizations to which Mr Laird belongs is the Cerro Uordo Bar association He is also a member of the board of of the Owl club Hobby he laughed when tloned Golf is about all I 19 DIVISIONS OF INSTRUCTORS TO TALK PROBLEMS Tannar Volney Hanson Ellen Smith and Miss Scott Leaders While most of the convention ses sions of theNorth Central Division of the Iowa State Teachers associa tion here Thursday Friday and Sat urday of the coming week will be ill general session the Friday aftor MOHBIS E LAIRD by Kirk and I dont even play that well Then his eyes brightening he add ed But I do like to play bridge noon program ferencea will consist of con months Time and Place u report of dividends or distributions for each individual fiduciary or partnership holder who was paid 500 or more during the calendar year Information returns are carefully checked with individual returns of taxpayers Thousands of delinquent returns and additional revenue amounting to millions of dollars have been secured as the resultof the examination of information re turns Our HOME TOWN By D W M IT SURE GRIPED us Republicans WHATS LEFT to have Franklin TAKE THE OATH of office BEFORE THEY could slam the BIBLE SHUT he kicked old man PROSPERITY in the pants STARTED HIM around that darn CORNER WE have been hearing SO MUCH about the last four YEARS BROTHER this is the NEW DEAL you have heard about WHILE your cards may not LOOK SO HOT just keep a poker FACE SIT tight remember THAT YOU have got a partner IN THIS game he has got a OFCARDS up his sleeve JO BETTER sharpen the old PENCIL get ready to write GRAND SLAM f you need ANYTHING you Now THE BOTTOM of the market MAKE MONEY like Jim Hill BID then YOULL THANK ME Don McPeak Mason City Hardware Co The return for the calendar year 1932 must be sent to the collector of internal revenue for the district in which the corporations principal office is located so as to reach the collectors office on or before March 15 1933 In the case of a foreign corporation not having any office or place business in the United States the returns shall be filed on or before June 15 1933 with the collector of internal revenue Balti more Maryland The collector of internal revenue may grant a reasonable extension of time for fiing a return not to exceed six months if application therefpr is made before the date prescribed by law for filing such return whenever in his judgment good cauae exists The return shall be sworn to by the president vice president or other principal officer and by the treasurer or assistant treasurer The return of a foreign corporation having an agent in the United States shall be sworn to by such agent If receivers trustees in bankruptcy or assignees are oper ating the property or business of the corporation such receivers trustees or assignees shall execute the return for such corporation un der oath The tax should be paid by send ing or bringing with the return a check or money order drawn to the order of Collector of Internal Rev enue Dp not send cash by mail nor pay it in person except at the collectors office Penalties are Listed The tax In the case of a domestic corporation may be paid when the return is filed or in four equal In stallments as follows The first in stallment shall be paid on or before March 16 1933 the second install ment shall be paid on or before June 15 1933 the third installment on or before Sept 15 1933 and the fourth Installment on or before Dec 15 1933 If any Installment is not paid on the date fixed for its payment the whole amount of the tax unpaid shall be paid upon notice and de mand by the collector For willful failure to make and file return on time a penalty of not more than or Imprisonment for not more than one year or both and in addition 25 per cent of the amoujt of the tax will be enforced For willfully making a false or fraudulent return a penalty of not more than or Imprison ment for not more than five years or both together with the costs of proncoution will be enforced For deficiency In on a deficiency at 6 per cent per WINNING BOOTHS IN EXPOSITION OF SCOUTS LISTED 2500 Persons Visited Two Day Merit Badge Show at Armory The second annual Boy Scout Merit Badge exposition is now a matter of record and was pro nounced remarkably successful The armory where this scouting proj ect was held this week was crowded most of the time Friday evening It Isestimated that approximately 2500 persons viewed the demon strations that were put on in the 28 booths During the first evening the committee of judges scored the many booths and found that the fol lowingbooths were winners of the blue ribbon Cubs sponsored by the Maidrite shop leathercraft troop CHIEF SHIRE TELLS OF ORE A T DISASTER Events of the disastrous San i haw awful 35 day night Chief Shire stationed at Island navy yard following his escape with 68 others from the fa mous U S S Bennington explosion was rushed with every other avail able man from the yards to San Francisco on tug and torpedo boats were standing with walls gone cx 1 posingthe inside The only bu I saw that wasnt damaged the postoffice The chief of In an emergency hospi In nln here blasts of dynamiting told of the desperate efforts being Shire was on board tie I 6 tO Save the oltv Unidella i Burned for Weeks We saw the glare in the sky as Jf took two days to bring soon as we got by the Red Rocks peat destroyed most of the In San Pablo bay about 22 miles district under control and away and as we steamed up the was week before the blaze final My quit burning When I left the 0 a cloud of smoke still hovered air became more visible a srreat t and understand that orange mass in the sky I mnntv City In Disorder We landed near the ferry buildI smoldering Bee fr0m the me out t the awful disorder of the city with Golden Gate buildings tipping different At these conferences those in at tendance at the convention will be divided Into 19 divisions for the purpose of making individual study of their owi particular problems There will be three conferences for instance for English teachers one for intermediate one for junior high school and one for senior high school Instruction The first and second grade teachers will discus reading demonstrations and pr mary practices in their own confei ence room Other conferences will be on for eign languages geography grad mathematics Music home econorn ics junior college kindergarten manual arts high school mathe matics physical education physica and natural science rural teacher and county superintendents socia and political science and superin tendents and principals lire Pearl Tannar county super intendent will be the leader of the rural teachers conference which will be addressed by Miss Agnes Satrmelsdn state superintendent o public instruction Voluey Hanson of the Mason City higa school will have charge of the physical education conference while Miss Ellen Smith of the high school music faculty here will be the lead er for music conference Miss Eva Scott of Mason City will have charge of the conference of first and second grade teachers Library to Give Cards for Produce two Dollars Worth of Goods for Permit Offer On Thursday Friday and Satur day of next week the Mason City public library will exchange library cards for farm products Any per son living outside of Mason City who would like to use the library can bring two dollars worth ot dressed chicken eggs honey cab bage carrots or potatoes to the side door of the library on Pennsyl vania avenue just off of state street and m exchange will be given a library card The library is fortunate in hav ing a volunteer committee which 1 9 MORE BIRTHS THAN DEATHS IN TOWN REPORTED Few Communicable Diseases Reported Here Milk Supply Good Births exceeded deaths by Ifr in a s y n Mason City duringFebrua ccoro made by D C report health t the farm and a month afterward when they started took refugee camp in park Hundreds of 13 sponsored by Lehman and Stock art troop 57 Hampton sponsored by Hampton Rotary club eef production troop 27 Meservey sponsored by Meservey high school 35 sponsored by agriculture troop printing troop JlobeGazette 23 Plymouth Plym outh high school pioneering troop 8 sponsored by Boomhower hard ware chemistry Sea Scout ship 313 sponsored by Weed and firemanship troop 19 Garner sponsored by the Garner troop com mittee All of the foregoing troops scored 90 or more points out of a possible hundred Scored 80 Points The next list are those that were winners of the red ribbon and scored 80 or more points to win These are Electricity troop 8 spon sored by p G and B tenderfoot the shocks the bovs were detailed it corps mily missing and second class troop 10 sponsored American Red Cross troop 3 sponsored by cycling troop 15 Lindquist Battery requirements f j r ky Gildners by the carpentry i j Webster Dumber company pottery troop 21 sponsored by Mason City Brick and Tile company dairying troop 5 sponsored by Scherrae horn Farms camping troop 2 spon Z yMaaon City 12 sponsored Hardware company sponsored by T shop safety troop 17 Clear Lake aponsored by Stafford post number 222 Ameri can Legion archery troop 11 and wood turning troop 35 sponsored by CurrieVanNess hardware store troops received the white or third place for scoring points These were study sponsored bv the First National bank and radio troop 9 sponsored by the North Iowa Radio service Only one troop received the green ribbon which was cooking troon 1 sponsored by Pfatt Baking com pany Two stunts were given on the Presented the stunt of The Gathering of the Nuts and troop 23 Plymouth had a rope art ist who had his hands tied together and then untied himself with his coat and vest over his hands Bill Wilson troop 57 Hampton entertained the crowd at different times by cartoon sketches At first he was attemptingthis in bis booth but the crowd became so large it became necessary to place him on Two ribbon 70 or more the fire department I iLAHANGETS BIG PROMOTION Brother of Mason Cityan Succeeds Ranney in Har vester Firm M F Holahan brother of W J Holahan of Mason City succeeds George A Ranney vice presideni In charge of domestic and foreign sales of the International Harves ter company it was learned by F A Reishus manager of the Mason City branch Saturday Mr Ranney it will be recalled resigned from his position with the harvester corporation to take over an executive position with one of the Insull companies J L McCaffrey takes Mr Hola hans place as the man In charge of domestic sales with Fowler Mc Cormlck formerly district sales manager of the territory that has Included Mason City as his assist ant the stage tying In the fi e first heat Everett Hanson Troop frflt Vernon ie In heat i ea Leland Plnta troop 6 was first with Vernon Leonard second The finals in this event found Plnta first and Hanson and Leonard tied for second Newspaper Carrying Account of Lincolns Assassination Kept Mrs Otto Kaps 916 Fifteenth place northwest has a copy of the New York Herald of April 1865 which carried the first stories of the assassination of Preident Lincoln and the stabbing of Secretary Seward The copy has been kept in Mrs Kaps family Much of the handling of news follows along the line of present day reporting but the displaying of It Is strangely different The lack of large headlines a line drawing of Lincoln evidently made at about the age when he was splitting rails and the appearance of items dated March 11 April 5 and April 15 all In the same edition show the diffi culties under which a newspaper was published at that time The sheet consists of 4 pages 6 columns to a page and contains practically no advertising except the shrieking warnings of patent medicine vendors The paper Is old and yellow in appearance but is well preserved ie I dont through another earth AWARDS TO BE GIVEN PIONEERS Dull and Davies Will Speak at Meeting of Clubs Monday Night be Presented club at 7 for plished Bob Dull will give on Andrew Jackson ge K Davies will address will receive have accom brlef talk The Rev a short Boys have been asked to bring their swimming suits Parents have been invited to attend this meet ing Camp Reunion Held by Y M C A Members v ji iium o to s p m for all girls and coun cilors who have attended camp dur ng the past four years After an hour of swimming and games the girls enjoyed a picnic supper group songs stunts and pictures The eve ning closed with an Indian worship ceremonial The committee in charge Included Ann Ada Johnson anan WImmer Marjorie Lewis Dorothy Swift Jean Barclay Thayer Randall Mary Thompson Miss Dorothy Latta and Miss Myr ia La Rue PARK THEATER Clear Lake Sunday Monday Tues SPENCER TRACY and BETTE DAVIS in 20000 YEARS IN SING SING By Warden Lewis E Lawes Aiulti 2Ro Children 10c Sunday Mat 2 to S P M Adults 15o MANY APPLY FOR TRAINING CAMPS Places Being Filled Rapidly Says Dorr in Charge of Local Applicants Although the filing of applica tions for enrollment in the Citizens Military Training camps to be held next summer was not officially opened until March 1 several thous and applications already have been filed according to word received by Lieut William Dorr who is in charge of the Cerro Gordo county applications On account of the reapportion ment of quotas under the new cen sus of population only 5000 young men will be trained this year in the states of Minnesota North Da kota South Dakota Iowa Nebraska Kansas Missouri and Arkansas ac cording to word received from Maj Gen Johnson Hagood com manding the seventh corps area These places are being rapidly filled Camp Dates Given Camps will be held from Aug 1 to Aug 30 at Fort Crook Nebr Fort Des Moines and Camp Pike Ark from June 15 to July 14 at Fort Lincoln N Dak and Fort Leavenworth Kans from July 6 to Aug 4 at Fort Snelling Minn from July 7 to Aug 5 at Jefferson Barracks Mo and for colored can didates from June 16 to July 15 at Fort Riley Kans The object of C M T camps General Hagood states is to develop themanhood of the nation by bring ing together young men of high type from all walks of life in the same uniform on a common basis of equality and under the most fa vorable conditions of outdoor life to teach them the privileges duties and responsibilities of American citizenship to inculcate selfdis cipline and obedience and to de velop these young men physically mentally and morally Applicants Examined All applicants are examined phy sically and those who meet the re quirements are considered for one of the training camps mentioned Travel expenses to the camps are refunded by paying candidates up on arrival at camp the travel al lowance of five cents a mile for the distance from their homes to the nearest camp The same allowance is paid for the return travel the day the candidates leave camp All nec essary expenses at the camp are paid by tho government Food uni forms lodging athletic equipment laundry service and medicalcare are furnished without expense to the candidate No obligation for future military service of any kind is incurred by those who attend these camps will attend to the disposing of it to the grocers and commission houses of Mason City The committee is headed by a man who was formerly m the grocery business and who has business contacts which wJU make it possible for him to dispose of the goods The farmers have been savng that they had plenty of goods but no market and yet many of them have the firm Cardiovascular diseases caused S deaths pneumonia 4 cancer 3 in3 fluenza nephritis and operative shock 2 each while one death each was caused by potent foramen ovale malformation Inanition Brights disease diabetes epiiecsv i gunshot septicemla and senility numbelof Patients with communicable diseases continues to be very small Dr Dakin said We in one fim n one family with so far no spread of in fection A mild epidemic of mumps in the Madison school district has subsided with no serious conse have Ae benefit of good reading it was pointed out at the librar Th the the library th y themselves fortunate to be able to eet a volunteer committee togeth er to accept farm products for these COURT REFUSES CASE REHEARING Final Disposition Made of CourshonBrewer Action by Supreme Judges The Iowa supreme let a motion for a b court h o n company 6n Brewer according to word received here Saturday Tha supreme court had previous ly affirmed the jury verdict of about for the plaintiff in the the Mrs md Cohrt or the defendant for the rehear repre quences Milk Supply Good The milk supply of the city has continued to be in good condition The department has extended to producer and distributor as much assistance as possible in maintain ing the standard of the product and it is to be hoped that arrangements may be made whereby this work may be continued Several years experience with our milk ordinance has demonstrat ed its value and has also shown wherein it may be Improved We hope to have ready soon amend ments which will make it even more practical and helpful to the milk trade and to the consumer 330 Samples Collected During the month two cases of small poxand two cases of scarlet fever were placed In quarantine and 10 cases of chicken pox and a case of measles were placarded ac cording to the report of Dr 1 N Stott inspector A total of 330 samples of mik and cream were collected for testing in the city lab oratory and 39 farm and 27 dairy plant inspections made A total of 795 tests and analyses were made by the city health lab the raonth accord Ing to Mabel E Sucher city bac teriologist who ing while L R Boomhower seated the plaintiff re 563 Tons of Pipe A Hauled by Department Reports C B Patchen A total of 563 tons of pipe LNlprf Tnn tt Jytiti HARUSY KNAPP SENTENCED Harley Knapp 630 Jefferson ave nu southwest was sentenced days in jail at police court Satur day morning on a charge of intoxi hauled from the plant to the where it wer pio ject totaled 180 cubic yards y snow was removed from the business district during P10WS were not and streets and walks cubic yards of snow and ice were Think This Over By R W FISCHBECK The New England Mutual chartered way back in 1835 has a long ana unbroken record of dividend pay ments to its policyholders extend ing throughout its entire history Since 1899 policy holders have receiv ed seven increases in their dividends and every policy 4fV7 PIcltuP3Weeper traveled only nr vdUnng the month to Pick up 15 cubic yards of dirt The gar bage truck traveled 308 miles and picked up 175 cubic yard bage s of gar 6 Satisfactory Glasses are Important Have your Eyes examined H VV KNUTSON Optometrist 201 Weir Bldg Mason Citv holder has received yearly a larger div idend than the pre vious year There are few if any commercial firms that have been in business for 75 years or longer that can point to such a record This gives the New England Mutual a most outstanding and unique posi tion in the financial world Again in 1932 it Increased its surplus funds for the protection of Ita poiicyhold ers Surely a good company to deposit your savings with You will receive unexcelled service through its local representative B W Fisch ncck Phone him at 658 for an ap pointment COAL KONA BLOCK Lots of Heat and Not Much Ash WAGNER COAL CO Fhonr S80 Quality Announcing ServicePlus The Boyt Harness Agency I will accept sealed bids on One Set Standard Boyt Breeching Harness Mai or bring in your bid Buy this at your own price Friday March Day Winning Bid announced Saturday March 25 Come in and look them over RAY E KFIT AP AND FARM SERVICE AELLAIV 233 Sixth Place S E Phone 17S6 Attention Voters In order to vote you MUST be registered If not registered or if you have changed your street address or changed your name by marriage or by divorce call at the office of the Commissioner Registration in the City Hall at any time during office hours before March 17 1933and register or correct your present registration J HoMcEwen COMMISSIONER OF REGISTRATION ;