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No Change Will Be Made in Profit Levies for 1919 WASHINGTON, tier. 22,-AUhough lliej'' taxation specialists of the House ami Means Comm'ltee have been study. ing the fiscal problems of the Govern-1, ment for months, hoping to lind means •.f rep allng or of revising downwam a., m «' .. .. . .... .. .. . viatel that nn ni n r ■ - • u \in 'V' i l „"" ■*, ® f accomplishing t .Is Till , .. inmdrv n. 77 Til r , JT? ' ' r ' ,S ; JrnrJ J Î* CP " f pr0l, ' 8 a »' corporadon income lax returns to be Paid on this ears earnings had not been sent out by the Treasury He paid 7,7i "I"', 1 ""* , 71 ■ ountry had expected to receive these forms some t me ago and tobegin the, 7 their reiurns ImmedlaTe 1. aft. r the first of the >e.ir In some quarters it had been sup posed that the Treasury' had held up' the forms for the 15*19 returns in exp-;o latlon of action by Congress looking *o I he oveHmu hlg of the pro Us tax pos slhly its outright repea!. was slat .d officially at the Treasury Heparl. ni. nt on Saturday, how. ver, that fV forms have been held up because of a necessary revision in them which has been ordered by Comm'ss on.r Iloper| and for no other reason. This revision, it was state.!, | s now about completed ■nd the printing of the forms "111 lie gin within a few days. The forms will» EXCESS PROFITS TAXES TÜ STAY RETURN FORMS TO GO OUT SOON h e received by the taxpayers some lime in January It was po'nl.d out further l>y Trea» ury officials that Congress will scarcely lake any action affecting the faxe» for tne calendar year 11*11*. now closing. Whatever legislation it enacts In that connection will apply, it I» believed, to the year lirjo and not be restroacllve in ».j far ns 1919 i» concerned. Th« tax return forms soon lo go out are fjrt 1919 and the Treasury u proceeding with Its program for collection of the) t ix on th year's business without thouglit of any new legislation. The gr< ilest dilBeuItr, it is (tintd. Is) being experien.-ed by the Ways and Mean» •.«mrullteomcn In finding sources | of income which will make it possible ! for Congress fo repeal the lax on pro- ; ills and lo relieve both business and the) publ'r of ,i burden that has weighed j both down for nlore than two years. ! There is every dlN|Ki»liion on the parti of the committeemen lo repeal the ; profit lax. If it can be done, but no la\ expert has proved himself resourceful j enough to point the way. If the government surrenders the two to three billion of dollars which it e\ i Price Machine Co. GENERAL MACHINISTS, 418 W. FRONT STREET. Auto Repairing and Jobbing Work Phone 7366-W. Louis Levltatz 8 Watchmaker & Jeweler Tlrpitlrlnc • h perlait? '. We repair and Rell ' Watrlie«, t lm k« and Jewrlrx. .%!•«» Op« ileal Rrpairinr und Encrntlni; /irallj J done. p,x \& y 338 E. 7th St., I *i v fimxt to Corner Poplar f»l,, Wllminiton, TeL All Work (•uaranteed j iwWW W MWW WW VW WW M W W W WWWIW W ROSBROW BROS. TOYLAND Tlie Onlv Store J Of Its Kind In The Stale I \ Mf \ We Carry a Full LineofToys for the Holidays v üï H A A most wonderful selection of Do!!», Reed Coaches, Pianos, Stoves, Dbhes, Furniture, Trains, Mechanical Toys, Electric Toys, Boats, Submarines, Airplanes, Roller Skates, Wagons, Automobiles, Drums, Kiddie Kars, Sleds, Black boards, Wooden Toys and all kinds of games. WE HAVE A BEAUTIFUL SELECTION OF CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS. A FULL AND COMPLETE UNE OF HOUSE FURNISHINGS. ROSBROW BROS. 221 King Street Successor to M. Binder. : » THE STORE WITH A REPUTATION. Open Evenings. pects to resolve thtl year from profits. 11 must make up a larg- part of that amount from some other tax source. Again and again the committeemen have figured In an effort to unload this reve | nue necessary on the payer» of indl | vidua! income taxes, but no one of them apparently has drafted a schedule wli'ch will do the work wltliout op-,' (pression. Perhaps another fl.OOO.hOO.OW LÂ a ^ 1 ^J , ïh«ï?rÂÏ , "f the exemption and an Increase in the surtaxes, but this will not be enough; none] Estates can be made to y'cld (t llttl more without laying a eonüscalory tax .>n lliem; the tariff might be mad' 1 a (moderate revenue producer, but oil this) added to the addit'onal Income that may he squeezed out of Individual ln 01 "^* 8b , 8orb Way»«?"" *™ ,ed a ™* c *' of tue ex ' 0088 P"° nl ***• T "° 11 new 80 ' ,rc " ' «*»'"** hy the \V«> sand Mean». an ', boU ' h * „«f Jo iected provls'onally. Inc flr»l pru 'Ides for a consumtion tax similar In tubglance to that proposed «nd turn-J (down at the beginning of the war. The second Is a tax on retail »ales which Is regarded In some quarte« as being merely another name for a eonsump inasmuc U as the consumer ^ ni . CWMr „ have tü hear U. „reposals have found support for the reason that they mere , transfer «burden directly to the pock k of , llL . ronsumer. whereas the profll , ax docs , t tnUlP , ctly Very little |* to be gained, the committeemen say. ch ,, nglng the prooess uf levying the tax CHIMJKAH KKSTIVAL. VUs Kodesc! , s> „agogue last nlghl twenty six children presented , |rt .. W l,afs Tonight»?" A cele b ra„„n of the Chunakah was presented b clliMr0I) of the Syn agoguc. under djPl , ctfon of Hlbb , Davlu n Swlren. af|er 1t|0 bgbllnK of t l,o century-old u 0 „ a j t . W (sh custom, had been <lbf> ,. rv( . d . Jewish and American na t;ô na i h ,,ngs In have little were sung. Tim leading characters in the play tet XV ere: Judah, Charles Levy; Martha, Bertha Kell; Gertrude, Sadie Cohen: Simon, Martin Harwilz; Mrs. Oreon baum j,j a Greenblall; Nora, Sylvia Weiner; Mr. Oreenbaum, Hymen Cohen; Bessie i.mian Silver. ^ - Sat 4 « 2 'Y/''"' ■■'v MÜH m Ij-sp? - M s $ s Ugly How It Comes Up A considerable sum may bo easily accumulated by depositing small amounts, REGULARLY with the Wilmington Savings Fund Society. Even so small a sum as Î1.00 a week would amount in ten years to M17Æ? Small accounts arc always wel comed by this Society. 4 PER CENT. INTEREST PAID ON ALL DEPOSITS. Wilmington Savings Fund Society S. E. Cor. Market and Ninth Sts. MONEY TO LOAN AT C PER CENT. ON APPROVED FIRST MORTGAGES. j Harr >' Hetts - MiIford Carpen tCT, Opens Instead of c , ... Shuts Main .. tT -rx PAK 1 L I CLvJlHtL), OILS IN fiAS FILLED ROOM 1 UNDER BEDSPREAD Thought by the police to have turned on the gas cock connected with an unllghted stove while trying lo exlln-i guish the lighted gas when he rell late Saturday night, Harry Hells ag'tl Tsi years, a carpenter, of Milford, em ployed at the Pusey and Jones Com pany. was asphyxiated in (ils room at No. *04 King street. The lifeless body w.i, louiid i.d.- >.-i 'd.v all. I '' 'I !.. Aaron Solemenson sun of Mr and Mrs. Morris Solomonson, who conduct the rooming house at the King street ad ...... . I ... The dead body was claim."I by * son last night and shipped lo Milford today Mr. Bells was a widower. hollowing the llnd'ng of the body the tenants notlil d Patrolmen MeOH om d lion and Eld. rkin, who reached the house shortly afterwards. Tim cers found nearly one hundred empty Janrica ginger and hay rum hollies in the man's room, full of hay rum also was found stand Ing on a table near the bed. with only his hat, coat and shoes off. was lying In bed with several blankets wrapped about him. The gas was escaping from a stove which the man used to cook his meals, while n gas burner which was con nected with the same pipe was hum Ing. That the escaping gas from the stove, which w.is evidently liirmal on late Saturday night did not ignite and set Are to the house Is a mystery. It Is the opinion of Hie police that Belts A pint bottle half Betts, The Ever Welcome Xmas Gift El Borita yy yy CIGARS La Tonia it The Cigars That Never Vary 9 9 U For 25 years "LA TONIA" and ''EL BORITA" Cigars have been FAVORITES for being the Ideal Xmas Gifts. çm o 6 Sizes to Select From Particular smok "La Tonia" i era say fits every mood. Perhaps this is the /?■ .1 1, '■ V WmÊÏ reason they be come the most pop ular smoke wher ever they are in troduced. '/i 0 f 10c,2for 25c, tr, • 15c f'vi' Si Perfectly blend ed Vulta Havana Filler and finest shade grown wrap per. •o%' v: v El Borita 7c S i «I :v. i'». w. é Buy Them by the Box y a - me 1 m y: * * "LA TONIA and EL BORITA" the kind of ci- 5? gars a man likes to be judged by. Ü . *. I ça« For Sale at all Leading Stands ^ X guti are 1 > * S 1 a S ^ liisuaJ John Steigerwald Cigar Co., Mfrs., Philadelphia Booker, Scott & Moore, Distributors for Delaware u B W m W K A u M N L .J » j E o L a s E 15 ) fr ,* i s ï 5 Vi $ 5. Û 3. ff SX: o nJivxP UA V Vl^ t rx-.HJ Q 2 o A 5 % Including Dolls, Carriages, Express Wagons, Sleds, Carres of all kinds, Toilet . cts. Mechanical Toys, Trains, Dishes, Airplanes, Submarines, Drums, Wooden Toys, Chairs. Tables, Iron Toys, Friction Toys, Ouija Boards, Parches» Games, Roller Skates. Daisy Air Rifles, Military Brushes and Shaving Sets. _ A full line of Musical Instruments, Accordions and Mouth Organs. COME AND LOOK THEM OVER. SPECIAL FOR THIS WEEK $2.98 $1.98 $1.25 M.00 HOT OR COLD LUNCH KITS .. .00 HOT OR COLD PINT BOTTLES 2.00 EVER-READY FLASHLIGHT ... *1.25 NICKEL POCKET FLASHLIGHT .69 CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS OF ALL KINDS, ^HARLEY'S N. E. Corner ^UT-PRICE STORE F ourth and Shipley I rrss STANTON. Dec i'■ niton Commu nlly A« .elation an t In the school 1 house on Friday evening. A delightful program was furnished, (he following persons taking part: Alvin I ÿatlerthwalt*-, Charles l*. Dickey. Kd ward Powell. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Cun ntngHnm and Mrs. Lewi« Narvcl Games and conundrums were by all present. The matter of putting* cinders In Hie streets, ami on the »Id stalling electric lights in Mill Lane was ■ I lewaiks and In- ! enjoyed discussed. Thu n dation celebrated the birth day and wedding anniversaries members. r its j celebrated Ithwallr, Samuel Cunnlngtiam and Mrs. ! I eehhrated ! The birthdays tills moist1 1 w Hm». f Alvin Salter Lewis Dickey. The wedding anniversaries 'were (hose of Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. ) I Dickey, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Nan el, tn<l ! Mr. and M-s. Edward Powell. The Friday reception for I Lucy Halm, of < if fruit rake and coffe,« were 1 1 ! S' GOFORTH RORBFO OF Rt'RSK. I , r.oforlh of Meturhen. N ! of „ army * ra „. ri ,, ml „ purH< . ,. onla|nlnï „ .n alno nd rin« «nd about f.'H on Saturday afternoon when slie laid | be purse down while using a telephone a Mark( , t MrS- « iufnrtli j beP p,»» j 0 |he police but so f ar no vai'c of the missing purse has | |„,,. n found. Mrs Goforth was visiting her sister, I Mrs John Leech, in this city. night meeting was ai leach ef. J IK*W • nwood. Hefreshm nls •ved. | I | a attempted to turn off the g'S light, but Inst, ad turned on Hm stove key, the two keys were but a lialf Inch from each other. Sinon IM'.hi w# h«ro bad n ITflVtfl AUK Oll UPKCIALTT. (PTprrii'ib-i lu making, repairing, regulating. adjURtlng and arlllog WATCUEJ5. Charles E. Lebet Tnc 0 W. 9lh Sf. SECOND FLOOR. We Sell Walches I « r -a »' HAMILTON from J:d 0« ELI.IN. from »luisi to »lîT.no; will «tut each one T III: BEAT (TAU K you r.n Pr.'io Mil. by ln*|ieelliig tbem; »!.u uur wry I'rl«*#- I : !» AlLv'.Oü V Imy at Hip prlcp. altrartlTe lln«* of IICI.D. DIAMOND soil PLATINUM JEVVKLKT ? fin galore auch T illv' AVCTL'D DI? A k'T 1 lll^ U \ »M Lit P IjAo i ssry oyster »upper Friday evening at! the homo of Henry Uadi at Wooddale ing. A» I" ... ' .allng champion. I the Judges decided It a Hu between Samuel chambers and Hay»-». After everyone had eaten oysters to the entcrtalnm lit Henrv j , Ml. Cuba A. held Us llr»l annlver The oysters were slewed to the ' Klng'i ( taste" by the ehef, Peter D. Grant. Michael O'Neal and Wllmer Hobson were the «uehiv champions Of the even ll,s heart's desire, committee presented a program. Leach sang a few old-time roelodl s that would rival Caruso, lie also i .lohn Healy gave some pleasing selee Catsy Killer delivered a récita Thomas P, Hyau sang .a solo 'which was followed by a solo by Geo, Lainhorn. The Hat feet men also Ciui| 0 | through with a few steps to the lime | and John IP'aly were the mainstays In this hat i I ltd. Hons. t*on. T1 "' °f H Jewsharp John Kd il.* TU artet Ihm Rang ** *Tlll We Meet i m CURES PILES Th# Only infernal Rrmrdr, 3Ar. MV and SI M» thr Bn«. Sold by ALL DKUGOISTH Or »cut by mall ou rrwlpl of prlr* Pilocura Co.. Wash., D. C. ? Vpraln/* which will not he very Ion*. ac I j cording to those present. Amnng the guest» were: , .. . ,, , Michael ONeal. I in : o'Ne.1. Norman O'Neal, G ■ >rgo Lamhom, S.imuel cinn, ii , s. g m. Kihinm y, wiiiard Tayio -, IWfliner Hobson, Harlan Hobson. Leon ard Springer, Albert Spring' r. Peter Louesl, (.art Hayes, Hooligan Hayes, Henry Leach, Glh Leach, Harry Hick plan. Medici, I "v.n iiariman John toiler, charie» Teller. Philip Edler, Thomas f. Ilyin liai"! I nner, George Itulbr and I'ruv ( | el* Beatty. CHI D l isil. Ml Is mi IS. I Castles, Grass, Also Aquariums, V> . le All sizes and priées at Garlniell Paint and Glass Co.. Sixth and Madison streets. The best place In town to buy I Window Glass.—Adv. i : nooc We Buy and Sell Diamonds i If you want to sell your diamonds bring them to us. We will give you the highest cash price for them. We have a complete Tine of Christmas jewelry, sell only the best. We CHAS. H. BROWN CO.. S. W. COR. SEVENTH & TATNALL STS. Cash or Credit. Phone 7066-W. -a O o o u rM A Our Location at All Times Saves You Money m » T Move Up Front Please y S' 1 ® s T i U v r is the Cry of the Conductor on a -vi-.l Crowded Street Car t : 1 Wi A y We have been tempted to use the same ex pression in our store these busy days with a slight variation of WALK RIGHT BACK. PLEASE to the crowds of patrons that have been com ing here to do their ■)*:& kI XmasShopping L m Vi - We've been busy, in fact, it seems as though we are doing the bulk of the Xmas business. And why shouldn't we ? Our location and low rent well afford us to sell our goods spra ZJ o Per Cenl. 9 ' IA r , lest than Market street storec and our selection to choose from it just as large. Give us a call and be convinced. V 71 m \ Men's Suits m $16.50 to $40.00 i\U m I Men's Overcoats « V h ,\i $16.50 to $40.00 r ? : ; v , Headquarters for Stealers /if Vfk $1.35 to $7.50 Men's Hats and Caps "t / &'.l 65c to $5.00 k\ n \ 1 Union Suits, $2.25 to $5.00 Single Garments. $1.00 to $3.50 Underwear m \U Ifosierv v m • t Balhrohes. $10.00 S n Beach Coats—Also Vests - ■■■ i NECKTIES by the hundreds to choos** from. $1.00 each FUR CAPS $3.50, $5.00, $7.50 SUSPENDERS in fancy Xmas bsxct. PF'T fi, GARTER COMP T N 'TION SETS in f-»ncy boxes. /A\ 4 m ii > Lined or Unh'ned * 5»» K M' T E tr î E n S CORDUROY PANTS m $1 * $ 3.50 V for men m Mackinaws $10, $12, $13.50 <V m Umbrellas GUM COATS, OILSKIN COATS, RAIN COATS Ephraim & Ephraim, J-5 W. Fourth Sf. t. A Minute From Market Street Mean» Dollars In Your Pocket rv . ■a \ $3 ( > THE BATTLE WON « £> • i • •_ ■ * Conndence in your physician ° r the ton.C that he may prescribe, is lialf the battle won. The consistent use of ? always begets confidence in u . I •* c • .hOSC Who take it. oCOff S It a. a tonic-nutrient recom mended by physicians everywhere. Let SCOTT'S help you win your battle ngninil weakness. Se«ai « Uv«u«, MleoUlUcia. M.J. 1» II SCOTT'S EMULSION '