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THE OMAHA KIWDAY BEE: NOVEMBER 12, 11)13.
11 A INCOME TAX ON JOB N0WImusician to be on teachers 1 CONVENTION PROGRAM. New Measure Aimed at Plutocrats Gets In Its Firat Work at Once. MANY COMPLICATIONS FEARED Mn In Street Sinking More Than 93,000 l'crmiitnlly Hcsponslble for III 3hnrc Nerd Mot Wortr for Present. WASHINGTON, Nov. l.-The Income tax, Iho most revolutionary jcvenue raising power conferred on the American government since It a foundation, starts tomorrow upon the path that Is to bring millions Into the public treasury. Al though an Income tax has been agitated for many years and Its existence was as sured by an amendment to the consti tution agreed to by the necessary num ber of states early last spring, its col lection by a government will strain the. resources of the fertile minds In the Treasury department and will be accom panied, It Is not doubted here, with a thousand complications not now foreseen. Ever since President Wilson slgne-1 the tariff bill with Its Income tax provision early In the present month, the machin ery of the Treasury department has been at worlt upon the regulations that are to govern the collection of the tax. I.nwycrs IlrlU-vcil Stnlllnir. No one In the Treasury department be lieves that the regulations so far formu lated are perfect, but they will stand until someone proves that they should be changed, and officials are not Inclined to believe that expert lawyers employed by big corporations particularly con cerned with collection "at the source" of income on bonds, mortgages, salaries, etc., have failed to understand them. Officials believe that the regulations they have put out are framed In the only way to safeguard the government's In terest. The man In the street who makes more than J3.000 a year and who Is personally responsible for his share of the tax does not need to worry about his payment for the present The operation of the law tomorrow affects only banks, corpora tions and others responsible for payment on bonds, mortgages, salaries, which they nra bound by the law to withhold "at the courcc," The amounts so with held are not payable Immediately to the treasury and the money from the tax will not begin flowing Into the treasury vaults for many months. Tho tax for 1913 Is to be collected from March 1, shortly after the constitutional amend ment wns ratified, until December 31. Withholding agents, however, must be gin deducting the normal tax of 1 per cent at tho source tomorrow, withhold ing It for November and December, with certain exceptions. The Individual re porting upon his own Income of moro than $3,000 a year makes his return to the collector of Internal revenue In bis district next March. Farther Itesnlntlonii Issued. The Treasury department tonight Issued further regulations aMectlng collections at tho source of Income, as follows: "Normal tax of 1 per cent Is to be withheld at tho source where the Income originates. 'All persons, firms, organizations, etc., j having the receipt, custody, disposal or payment of' any annual lncomo, profits ot gains, are required to withhold tax, except as exempt by law. t'Tho following Income Is exempt from ndrmal tax of 1 per cent being withheld at' source. ' 'Dlvldendn on capital stock or from tho net earnings of corporation? and like organizations that pay the normal tax of 1 per cent on its net Income. "Proceeds from life insurance con tract", except annual interest payment In excess ot 13,000. "Income of Individuals which Is not fixed or certain, such as Income of farmers, merchants, agents compensated cn commission basis, lawyers, doctors, authors, inventors and other professional personal persons, with no fixed annual Income. "The value of property acquired by gift, bequest, or descent. 'Interest upon the obligations of the United States or Its possessions or a mate or any political subdivision thereof. Halary of president and federal Judges. All salaries paid by a state, county or municipality, Including salaries of public ichool teachers. Normal Tax. The normal tax, not to be withheld until each time as the total payments of an annual Income exceeds $3,000, then the tax Is required to be withheld on the nmounts of tho total payments, unless claim for exemption Is filed with with holding agents. "Persons liable for the normal tax of l.per cent may claim from withholding agent or collector of Internal revenue, benefit of a deduction of taxes. Interest arid other Items as provided by law. "Withholding agents not required to withhold tho normal tax of 1 per cent until on or after November 1 and then only an amounts accruing on and after . . - a) 4 AAA November I. IS13, wnen in excess ui hw I'Persons subject to the normal tax of I per cent when absent from the United Slates or rrtiysclally unable to maKO re turns reaulred by law, may. under certain conditions, appoint agents to act for them. "The penalty for false or fraudulent itturn of statement with Intent to defeat or evade tho tax Is a fine of not exceed ing $2,000 or imprisonment not exceeding sne yesr or both. Head-on Collision Patal to Trainmen WHlTEFISir. Mont.. Nov. 1. A head-on collision today between a Great Northern castbound passenger and a work train between Stone Hill and Rondo rauitAl In the death of Fireman Guy Carr and tho fatal Injury of Engineer f the passenger train, Engineer M. C. Sullivan and Fireman I. W. Mlso of the work train also were Injured. One rassenger. two mall clerks and four dining car attaches were brought here tonight suffering from minor Injuries and placed In a hospital. The engine of the passenger train went Into the Kootenai river. The baggage and .he mall cars went Into the ditch, but the rest of the coaches remained on the track. NOT ADOPTED. ALIEN CANNOT INHERIT STEPFATHER'S LAND i LINCOLN, Nov. 1 An alien minor tannot inherit Nebraska land left his stepfather In the absence of regular adoption, is the substance of a decision by the state supreme court today, Au gust Van Hove, a land owner of Boyd county, married In Belgium Marie Leonls Auenaert. The woman, affording to the court record, bad children, though not 7 Vg, I of, ri&lllllflfllllllllltBrlBllllllllllllllli i i m r isf Hi im i i I bIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIhsihbEk I MKS. FRANCES E. CLARK Noted educator, formerly head of tho ordinary looking man who happened to musical department ot Milwaukee publlo.be standing about while n gale was being schools, now in charge of the Victor company, is on the program during the teachers convention. bcfoie married. The couplo settled on the Nebraska farm and later sent for tho eldest son of Mrs, Van Hove. When August Van Hove died, this son, Eugen by name, mndo claim to the property of his mother's husband. The court holds that the boy is Ineligible to the property, bicauso of lack of proof of his adoption, further than that he Is the offspring of an alien, and Is himself an alien. The fact than an agreement waa made In Belgium between Van Hove and Ills wife to recognize her children does not alter the case, the court says. Strikers Agree to Give Up Arms, Then Sneak Them Away TRINIDAD, Colo., Nov. l.-After hav ing arranged for a voluntary surrender of arms tomorrow by the Ludlow strlko colony, Adjutant General Chase received word tonight that the strikers In the colony had under cover of darkness transferred practically nil their am munition and arms, using autombblles. General Chase announced late tonight that ho would tako his entire command to Ludlow at daybreak and would dis arm all strikers and guards. A one-armed guard, employed at Delagua, was dragged from Colordo & Southern train No. 2 at Ludlow tonight and beaten by strikers from the tent colony. Ho waa rescued by three special officers of tho Colorado & Southern who were on the train. Hennessy Testifies Against Boss Murphy NEW YORK. Nov. 1. John A. Hen nessy, former Governor Sulzer's graft In vestigator, who has been campaigning against Tammany Hall, testified on the witness stand today that William J. Con ners of Buffalo had told him of having collected 23,000 from James Stewart, a stato barco canal contractor, at the re quest of Charles F. Murphy. Hennessy was the first witness In the John Poo proceedings Instituted by District Attor ney Whitman to Investigate charges made by Hennessy against Murphy, Edward E. McCall, tho democratic candidate for mayor, and others. WASHINGTON, Oct. !l.-PolItlcal cir cles In tho capital were Btirred tonight by an announcement from Senator O'Gor- man of New York that he would vote for Judge McCall, candidate of the regular democratic organization for mayor of New York. Court Glad to Be Able to Deny Decree "It's so seldom that we get an oppor tunity to deny a divorce that It Is a real pleasure to do so In your case," Judge Troup ot the district court told Mtb. Maudo Agnes Anderson, who was ac aualnted with her husband only four weeks before their marriage. "You have 1 no case at all and have not even lived i the required length ot time in the state.' Th. raffi. nf David flnrd. whom nn, qualntance with his wife prior to their I marriage, was of only one week's dura- tton, was .taken under advisement by the judge. Hunger Strike of Boys at Academy Called Off ST. I.OUIS, Nov. 1. A hunger strike of fifty boys at Smith academy w ' called oft today after the principal jf ; the school had convinced the leader of the strikers that their grievances were unfounded. The trouble began Thursday after sev eral boys had been reprimanded for dropping silverware noisily In the dining kali. Borne of the boys criticised the food and Induced others to join them In a strike. Fifty of the boys failed to appear for lunch this afternoon. Tho principal then sent for a report of the strlkors, all of j whom were second classmen, and con vinced him that tho food was satisfactory. SNEAKTHIEF ENTERS HOME AND STEALS SMALL HOARD Trouble never comes singly for Mrs. A. ( Waggoner, HM Houth Eighth street. Sev eral months ago Mr. Waggoner was taken to the asylum at IJncoln, financial troubles overtook Mrs. Waggoner later and then she was forced to work early and lato to support herself and four small children. I-ast night a sneak thief en tered her home and stole 115, which she waa hoarding against a rainy day. The theft was reported to the police and every effort Is being made to get h,er money back for her. l'rlirhtfiil Pntna in the stomach, torpid liver, lame back and weak kidneys are soon relieved by Hlectric Hitters. Guaranteed, COc. For sale by your druggist. Advertisement. PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS. W 11 Choveri, local freight agent of the l-Mon I'anfir at Ogdtli, lias been i ap pointed general Jolrt agent of the I'm on Pailfn and Oregon 8Urt Lino there. ALL BOYS AT BIG BONFIRE 1 Lured from Own Stamping Grounds by Celebration. ' GATES AND WALKS ARE SAVED llnlloiTC'cn Shorn ot Terror for ltoimrholilrr Because of ltlrKr Krent Staccril by lllschwnr llnostera. It was the downright meanness of the men hi charge of the Lincoln highway celebration and tho police department that was responsible for the safety of gates, wagons, outbuildings, etc, Friday night. Small boys go so far ns to de clare that the "downright meanness" was not of the ordinary sort, but the triple extract kind. They also declare that they are victims of a base con spiracy. The bonfire at Klghteenth and Douglas lured even kid not chained up at home and not a few older mischief makers were held perfectly peaceable by the fascinating, spectaculur flame. 1 When the flro was out and the mis chief makers began to celebrate, they found moro bluecoats than they had ever seen on a Hallowe'en night; worse, every removed, or a sectl ectlon of fence torn up. proved to be a "bull" In plain clothes. The kids had no chance. In tome Instances tho youngsters were too fleet for the police and succeeded In raising a disturbance, but there was no evidence of gangs parading the streets as In former years. In widely separated neighborhoods groups ot four or five boys and girls were able to make them selves so obstreperous that complaints reached headquarters. These groups were Invariably "shagged" by one or more policemen, and on the whole, dis orderly conduct and property destroyed or misplaced wan kept at a inlnlrmtm. Ono prank played by two girls on Dodge street, near Nineteenth, almost caused a street car motorman a stroke of apoplexy. The girls were apparently walking with a male escort, one on each side. As they neared (he car tracks they shoved their "friend" In tho path of the car, which was coming at a high rate of speed. . The motorman threw on the brakes, reversed his motors and stopped a block away, With his conductor and half a dozen frightened passengers ho walked back, only to find a cleverly made up dummy cut In two whero the heavy trucks had run over It. Other practical Jokes that came to the attention of tho police were complained of by residents In the neighborhood ot Twenty-fourth and Mason streets. They said that youngsters had tied ropes across tho sidewalks, and that several persons had narrowly escaped serious m Brothers M 8 co our nd for H I DRESS GOODS I In this paper 0 - t9axwtut,5 siS j DRESS SPECIAL. Pretty party and danc ing frocks of chiffon, crepe do chine, etc., up to $23 values, $7.50 and .'. $14.75 s First Great Reduction Sale of High Class Tailored Suits An Event Which Because of Its Distinct Difference from All Other Suit Sales, Will Appeal to All Women Who Ap preciate High Grade Garments at "Within Reach" Prices This genuine sale of our own regular stock, of beautiful Tailored. Suits conies to tho women of this vicinity as a distiuot relief from the flaring announcements of many suit sales now being brought to their gazo, mid offers a chanco to buy a Julius Orkin Suit at an amazingly low price. Ploaso dp .not confound this sale with those advertised proclaim ing "marvelous," "stupendous" or "sensational" purchases where positively ridiclous offerings are made and where the original prices ore largely inflated to deceive you. A Julius Orkin sale is DIFFERENT. Every suit mentioned below is taken from our regular stock. We have this Fall enjoyed tho greatest Ladies' Suit busisess in the history of our house. AVo bought heavier. Moro garments- -moro stylesmore lines. But in keeping with our annual custom of 4' S ! -41 s Would You Like a Trip to the Panama Exposition With All Expenses Paid Three readers of The Bee will be f ur- -nished free transportation with all ex penses paid, to the Panama Exposition to be held in San Francisco in 1915 No subscriptions to solicit or brain . v racking guess work are involved. : ; "Watch for Opening Announce ment in Next Tuesday's Bee . - , , Si, - - Julius Orkin 15XO DOXJGLA.S $T. holding a Greut Suit Sale at Hub time, we have selected a great number of suits from our rogular stock, as describod below, which wo placo on sale tomorrow morning at monoy-saving prices. Women's and Misses' Suits, that have sold for $19.50 and $22.50; choice at Women's and Misses' Suits that have sold here at $25 and $29.75", your choice for Women's and Misses' Suits from our regular stock that have sold all season at $35.00 and $39.50, your choice for . . JULIUS ORKIN, 12 17 50 50 222 1510 Douglas i i.i , i- ., m.m.m SKIRT SPECIAL. Over 100 w omen's skirts; many .clover styles, in all colors and si7.es up to $10 values, $3.05 and.... $5.00 St. it.. t ' t i i -'i .... 7