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C.. TO G,V,N0 WTllMeT " IN TIRE REPaTrIng THE EVENING TELEGRAM, LAKELAND, FLA., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 1918 Long Mileage Repairs Are Business Builders Our Retreads have high as 10,000 miles: Why? Because we have only the BEST equipped plant and experienced workman NT THROW AWAY A TIRE THAT STILL HAS MILEAGE IN . act us FIRST WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF GUARANTEED TIRES AS WELL AS "SECONDS" FORD SIZES, $9.00 AND $12.50 POSITE CASINO THEATER PHONE 384 A.'S BEQUEST R BILLIARD TABLES ABUNDANTLY SUPPLIED tandard Tire and Vulcanizing Co PAGE TDBEX (By Associated Press.) bn, ftiarcn zb. uecently the Men's Christian Association it an appeal for billiard tables. Mays later 00 tables had ar- kt headquarters. Since then Ihave been received in such 8 that a skating rink has been T FORGET THE EASTER SALE AT d Your Panama d Soft Hats to BURDETTE, Plant City, Fla. pake them look like new y parcel post one way. taken over and still the tables are coming. NOTICE TO TAX PAYERS! City tax books close April 1; better pay to day. H. L. SWATTS, 7307 City Collector. Fort Meade. Several cabbage have been shipped from this vicinity. A large percentage of t.h cabbage crop in this section is under irrigation and the drought that k. cutting the crop short in some places will not materially iniure thfl omn here. The "Southland". Grapefruit Juice Is as pure as the dew from heaven and is the nectar of the gods. At all fountains. 728S An old line conservative Life In surance Company desires a live representative In Lakeland. Ad dress, P. O. Box, 1084, Orlando, Florida. 7324 April 1st Last Day For Federal Returns figure his own income and if it Penalties for Income Dodgers Are reaches the figures named in the law Severe Get Your Return In must make faithful report upon it to it you Are Liable 1 the proper authority. April 1, 1918, is the final day al-! "This tax is distinctly a war meas lowed under the federal income tax "re and will be in effect during the law for the filing of federal Income war. id returns. Persons who are re- I his is a people's tax it reaches quired to file returns under the pro- right down into the pockets of the visions of law and who fail to get small wage earner; it makes him a their reurns in on time are subject Partner in the job of winning the to severe penalties, as follows: jwar." For making false or fraudulent re- . turn, not exceeding $2,000 or not ex-.FEDERAL INCOME ziaaillMf t j . I acinus uue years imprisonment, or jX IN BRIEF ootn, in tne discretion of the court, and, in addition. 100 nar rent nt th ' v jj i,ne Kequirementt Boiled Down for .1. 1 Buy Folks For failing to make return on time, j Rphlrna mnaf Ko ,,, . , t . ... Keturns must be filed on or before not less than $20 nor more than $1,-1 April j m8 000. and, in addition, 50 per cent, of j Tax dufl m b(J the amount of tax due. or before JuQe 15 m8 If on account of illness or absence, If you were g,ngle and from home you ate unable to render come for m? was fl Qr more your return within the time pre-Jyo must flle a return scribed by law you may obtain an ex-j If you were marr,ed and , ens.on of 30 days if a request there- wife (or husband) and hftd for is filed with the collector of your district before the due date of the re ! turn. come of $2,000 or more for 1917 you must file a return. T UJ- a . . , 1,1 lula request you must Slate TInshanH'a on vifa n the reason why the return cannot be be considered jointly, plus income of filed wtihin the time prescribed by minor. law" ,, I Income of a minor or incompetent, Collectors of internal revenue are (lerived from a separate eBt&te must not authorized to grant extensions ofjbe reportod bv hIa lega, represcnta- more han 30 days, but the commis- tive. sioner of internal revenue has sv(iro ,aa reasonable j those who neglect or evade the law. For false or fraudelent return their a days in meri- authority to grant extension beyond 30 torious cases. If you desire an ex-j is a penalty not exceeding $2,000 fine tension of more than 30 days yourlor year.B imprisonment, or both, plus request snouia De aaaressea to tne inn ner rent nt tar commissioner and should contain a detailed statement covering the rea- For failure to make return on or before April 1, 1918, fine is from $20 sons which make it impossible for you u, $1,000, plus 50 per cent, of tax due, to file your return on or before April 1. The internal revenue men are now completing their tour of the country, during which they were in touch with the people of every city and town. If you failed to get in touch with the deputy which visited your section it Returns must be filed with the Col lector of Internal Revenue of district in which you live. An agent may file return for a per son who is ill, absent from the coun try or otherwise incapacitated. Each return must be signed and sworn or affirmed by person executing IS ftHlCAOQ.y WILLI ART) T v STORAGE BATTERIES Look For The Sign-It Means Something SERVICEABILITY-EXPERIENCE rFICIAL CT0RY ' ATION EXPERT BATTERY ELECTRICIANS PINCU ELECTRIC SHOP I I 1 Must Little Homeless Children Suffer In Florida? & - WTfi Dt NOT BELIE VS that the toofl PopU lortda reuise that there are right now la our State StaCrefla of little children la real need some abeoiate tr fcoaeless tt Jvat mait U cared for. We feel iure-that they ao not know that there are udrtds ot worthy 'mothen In Florida who are jwt trujiint to kp UtUe onee aUe-ead at home. We cannot believe -that with thete facu t- tery orpaanate to Florida crowded to the "7"; wple ot Florida wlU let oar past work whlchM M tor 850 of these little ones tola year on for Uck of funds to keep It up. P to freatly needed-right now-Ple" aend what yoi n today to R. V. Corlnctot). Treaeurw of The Children's Home Society of Florida Florida's Qrtateet Charity 1 if llllllllla is not too late to get advice. Consult it. your postmaster as to where the single persona are allowed $1,000 nearest deputy is now. Get your j exemption in computing normal tax. blank form, study the directions and! a marriod person living with wife the requirements as shown thereon ; (0r husband) is allowed $2,000 exemp- and make your return without fail if tion, plus $200 for each dependent your income was sufficient to come child under 18. within the bounds named in the law. ! A head of familv. thouch single, is It is pointed out by Cominissiojier allowed $2,000 exemption if actually Roper that it is important that the8upi)orting one or more relatives, people comply with the federal laws Returns must show the entire as fully as they are complying with amount of earnings, gains and profits the drafts for men and the conserva- received during the year, tion of foods and fuel. "The war . Officials and employees are not tax must be paid for," says Commission- able on the salaries or wages re er Roper. "Congress has aa much ceived from a state, county, city or right to conscript a just portion of j town in the United States. j income as it has to conscript our, interest on state and municipal boys. The tax for 1917 is designed bonds issued within the U. S. is ex to reach moderate as well as large empt from federal income tax and incomes, so that all persons who are should be omitted, in financial position to bear a portion 1 interest on United States govern or the heavy government expenses ment bonds is also exempt, except can be assessed in proportion to on individual holdings of Liberty pay. j Fours in excess of $5,000 par value. , "The man who is barely making a Dividends are not subject to normal living or barely supporting a family tax, but must be reported and includ is not affected by the 1917 law. But ed in net income. the man who is able to bear a shore Gifts and legacies are not Income of the burden has been reached by and should not be included on the the new law, and he should accept return of the beneficiary, his responsibility in the same patrio-i Life insurance received as a bene tic spirit that our young men have ficiary or as premiums paid back at shown in offering themselves for this maturity or surrender of policy is great purpose of the country to make Payments received for real or per the world safe for people of all kinds sonal property sold is not Income, but to live in and to govern themselves." the profit realized thereon is income This tax is one which recognizes for the year of sale, women as on an equal basis with Amounts received in payment of men. The unmarried woman or the notes or morgages is not income, but married woman with a salary must the interest on such notes or mort make tax return just the same as gages is taxable income, any man. Only the woman support-! From the entire gross income cer ing her mother or other members of tain allowances are made in arriving her family may take out $2,000 ex- at the net income, emption. I Necessary expenses actually paid Under the law the head of tho in the conduct of business, trade or family is the one whose earning pow- profession may be claimed, er contributes to the family's support. A farmer can claim payments for Similarly a widow with small chil- labor, seed, fertilizer, stock feed, re dren to support can take out $2,000 pairs on buildings, except his dwell exemption and $200 additional ex- ing; repairs of fences and farm ma emption for each of her children un- thinery, materials and small tools der eighteen. Thus it is intended for immediate use. that the law shall work no hardship The amount of rent paid for a farm to women having to struggle to get may also be claimed as a tenant farm along. But each must file return if er's expense. her income is $1,000. ! Payments for live stock are allow- A man whose wife dies and who able if bought for resale. But if is left with small children to support bought for breeding purposes cattle upon a moderate income may also are an investment, not an expense, take full exemption under the new and cannot be allowed, tax law and also claim $200 exemp- A storekeeper can claim amounts tion for each of his children under paid for advertising, clerk hire, tele eighteen. 1 phone, water, light and fuel, also The Hwidower under the law is a drayage and freight bills and cost of single man and must make tax re- operating and repairing wagons and turn accordingly. Married men need trucks. not file returns unless they are earn- A physician can claim cost of his ing $2,000 or more. professional supplies, rent, office help, "This is as much a national obliga- telephone, expense of team or automo tion as the reporting for duty of a bile used in making professional calls man drafted for service with the and expenses attending medical con colors," says P. C. Roper, commis- ventions. sioner of internal revenue. "As it A dentist can claim similar items, or less permanent in character are stands, It is much a matter of the man except team or auto expense, which not allowable as an expense. They or woman's own conscience. It is for are not necessary in his profession, are Investments, him or for her to determine just how Expenses that are personal or con-! Interest paid on a mortgage or far he is liable to the tax. He must(nected in any way with the support or other personal lndebtednes sis allow- Calumet Baking Powder costs half what you pay for "Trust Brands." That is a big saving. And you make even a bigger sav ing when you use it as you use half the amount generally called for by other Baking Powders only a level teaspoonful to a cup of flour. Calumet has the most leavening power and is so well mnda that it keeps its strength. When you usa OALUiHiT BAKING POWDER you are certain of best resultslight, tasty, whole some pies, cakes, biscuits, etc. here is no loss. Thincs made with Calumet stay fresh, moist and tender. Calumet is a perfectly manufactured baking powder sold at a moderate price. It costs less than high priced trust brands. It is more economical to use than the cheap big-can kind. Try it And save a lot both ways. Calumet contains only such ingredients as ave been approved officially by the Food Authorities. I 11-1 II e.-yft. ill I : uir.urcT quality lllVJiaLdJl AWARD3 KENTUCKY AUTO SHOP OPP. CASIMO THEATRE H. CRIST, Mechanic Let us do your work (Guaranteed) For 75c"per hour. YouriPrescriptions A registered pharmacist'of experience is always on duty at the Red Cross Pharmacy. When you send your prescriptions here you are always assured they will be accurately filled with the very highest quality of drugs. OUR MESSENGERS CALL FOR AND DELIVER PRESCRIPTIONS Red Cross Pharmacy PHONI M FOR PROMPT SERVICE Laundry Work That Excels Let us do your Table Linen Sheets, Pillow Cases, Etc. Satisfaction Guaranteed Lakeland Steam Laundry PHONE 130 R. W. WEAVER, Prop. well being of a person or family are able on a personal return. not allowable. The costs of machines, instruments, vehicles or Implements that are more All taxes paid within the year can be taken out on a federal return, ex cept federal Income taxes, inheritance taxes and assessments for local Im provements. Wear and tear of rented buildings or machinery used in business may be claimed.