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THE OBSERVER PAGE7 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1961 THE TWO FARMERS By Rev. John Gem Weber "Hi, Ted! Guess what I heard C the Rural Life they pay sales tax just as any other business does." today? "What about the income tax Tug n=V r::~t~t'r D. PETIT "Wouldn't have the slightest on their profits?" tt :~ ,~.-v, ~ b,t -~. , idea, Nick!" " "I heard our new co-op eleva- fu /:a,t, is me point oz con- Diogese off Rockford I ,SO,' r tar doesn't have to pay taxes j. o, m l l: birettar ,>,HOW, I~U [U I IiI lq~ IIJ ,A,~lal~l~TUno~? 1e~)~dltHank "The profits of the co-ops :.t. ' - . " . strictly speaking are not profits 3r. ~.norles Dorromeo rurmn tom me ana ne is as honest as for the co o s The are debi's any saint." - p ' Y t or haollmes owed to their cus- 1 1 1 Hampshire, III. "t WOUlCln'[ Ior a momem tomers. According to ]aw and - d "* i i [] [] questmn Hank's honesty. How-itheir own b-laws the- must re I Ill W ~ ~l w =, . l~ T ! ever, I am sure that he is mis-, Jr " "d mese~" J-proms~"~ m~melr pa-" Prepared in cooperation with :he National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 3801 Grana Avenue, ues ,vm:nes informed about co-op taxes. " 1 ' " ' " ,- - o, j trons. It certain y IS unconst~tu- ,~n wna.t way. .~ . . I tional to tax one party for the :::-:~ :::. ::.~ :~:::.~::~:~:::~.~;:!~::~.~::~;;:.:~:~:~:::::.~:?:::. :::;:~.~r. : :.;:: ::~.:~:~:?::~:~:.~:.r:-.:::~::: :~ ~::~;~.~::;~>-.:~;~;: ::::;;~:~;:::~:~:::?;~;~:~/;~:~: "r~,"~ 1-~ 1 ~ - knoJwUS:h~Sa;;a3diff~ :nta~.~)el p:;tP;rt~ o: ;rnoC3gmto Ocfalln2t~i:r : ::: ::: : :: : : :::: :::: : INecreaUon and Kural industry o[ taxes Property tax sales ' - : :: . . : ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ::;:;:i~:::~ ~::::i .~ ~: : ~ .: : :: . : ;.: :::::~ : ::.: :~::: ' ]bfl~ty at a business a taxable :~"::: .: : :: ::;~:~ ::~2:::+: : :::: ::: ~-~::::::~:::: : .: ::::::~:::: By Rev Francis J Phelan services but also jobs for doc- the most quickly easily and tax income tax ana so on. ',:.:. : : : .:.::.:::if: : :,========================= ::~ : :: :.:. ::. :. :: ' .:: : ~ " ~ ,: " ' ]asset : :. : rii:.i ~:.:~::~ ~i :.::i : i: :!:! i i .i ::: :!. I NCRLC Consultant on Rural [tars nurses cooks maids ~am-lsur,ely developed. It ~s an auto- xes -- anuyou mean ne," ::::::::::: :: :::::::::::::: :::::::::::::: .:::~:~ :~:~ .::::: :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: .::~:::::2 . .: .: ::::::: :~:: :: : ::::::::::::::::::::::: ~::a ' "' ' . ' . . . ~=,-u,~ v,~, ~, ",' ,~a'^~" ,~o' ~ I 'Well don't, other corpora- ~,~~~i : :.:.~: ~ ~::~~:, :.: < ~i: ::. iiiii ~ : : ::~ : .============)========================== :~ ::.: [ Industrial Development Itors technicmns. An mdustrmlqmatm,' self-prod way to prepare "Now don't rush me I belie~'e nons rosa pay mwdends to their ~~ ~~fi : -- -~ ~i~::i ::::::::::::::::::::: ::ii~::i:::.::::~:: ::i::: : :;::::~:~i:;~)i::i::i::if:::::ii~::!::} ii~::: :ri!::l This past year saw some re-list would be naturally reluc-lfor the development of other :" " 'n [patrons and still have to pay ~~ ~~ " : - --: ~ ~ ~ii::iii !~:~ ~::iiiiiii::i::i:: ~i~i~iii::::i;:i::.~ [markable. advances for indus-I tant to loc~ te in a community~ industry. , that ls~ne poln~s ~ian~en~s~2~3[tax on these dividends?" ~ ~= L.:-~ ~ ~ ~i!~ ~;~: iii~!ii}ii!iii~ trial development in the philos- that did not have a hospital. HeI Tourist Industry? iusea. ~ne co-op~ p y ~{Y. t "Yes Nick that is true But ~~ ~ ~ i~ ~ ~:iiiiilophy of the National Cahohe/would be thinking not only ofI How can the tourist industry tax they pay properly L~x ; ;/,~:~i.::;~lEI ~~a ~:::~.:-:-~ ~:~ ~: " - - ~ -~+--- - - - -':: - - if these cor p orations were obli- ~: ~i!i~lllili ~~ ~ i~ ~ ~ IIRural .Life Conference. It has !ts direct services to his em-/do this? Several ways: [gated bypre-existing laws as ~ ~ Ill [] ~ / llbeen solidly established that in-lployees, but of the natural re-[ 1. The tourist industry adver- ~i l l~ ~ ~/~ ]the co-ops are on patrona~,e re- ~ii ~ l~ 1 1 lldustries located in-rural com-[iuctance of workers to settte/tises your community'as attrac- ~UIL ~[~ ~ .L~ I;unds then they would not have ~: i~, l~l [] / 1 ~1munities or within commuting/their families far from hospi-ltive, puts the name of your Ito "'a"" taxes because the .-refits ::i:i::i~ 1 1 1 1 l~: [distance strengthen and pre-ltals . [ Icommunity before the world l't "A "l'3~Tffl-~ ]act%al"Yly would belong to t~e pa- ~~ II [] I 1 ~lll~ [serve rural life and that off-[Parochial School Is Advantageltries to please people so the; ~ II ['~J 1 " Itrons and not to the corporation. ~ / [] 1 ~I! ~!::]farm industries can be a ma-[ The same goes for schvols.[will come again and tell others k.2 clL1.L WI ]If other businesses treated their ~ ~ ~ / ::c::::~: /~:::i~i: l jot benefit to farmers, even A parochial school is an advan-/to come Icustomer~ as co-ons treat their ~:.i ::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ~} / ~;~)lthough no member of the farm trage in the eyes of industry, no/ 2. It shows off your commun- B. Dana C Jennin s [custoniers those o'ther busines- ~' ": : ?!': ): -~ ~ ~ ~]l~ousehold may be emplbyed in[matter what the particular in-'ity's "best face" helps keep Y g " " a " -.!:::i:i': . ===================== .:::::i:i::!~i~i~" -::i:i:i:i~:i~.i:::::: ;-r .':-:" . ' . ,- . . Artillerymen journalists and[sess would, other.factors being ~::i!!~~iN ~~ ~!il;~ I / ~ ~[such industry: broadertax dustnahst s rehg!ous),mws rnay],t from looking run down, keeps -- ', - ' -- " ~o~.M" nnv nrooi~olv the ~nme ~:::ii::ii~ii:::i@~i~ii!i!i::i:i:i ii~::~:i:::::!~::~::::iii:::fi'i:~!i~::i::i~!:~! ~:!::::: :: ~: ~ ~ ~ ~!::!:|~ase new joe opportunities oe ~cause mos~ k.amonc iam-leating ancl loaging places at- tmeves all nave melr own pa- -~-~-~-, ~-~ ~ . ~:~:~.' :~.g~;:.: ::::'."-=:,U:':::~::~'~.7~'~ :;:~ :.~/.;~::.: : ::. : ~;:?:::f'<::: ''%:.::: :.:.-.::::::~ ~.'.*;~*~ ~: i.::~:~:~; :;~;.~.5~.~ ~i: ::~;:~.~:~:~:~:~a:::~:::-k!s!~:i ~i$~;~i~;~i~};~.~:;; ' ". . . .' ;,~,~ ~;, 1 ; /tax as com~eratives ~av " ~:~.~::-:~:.::::~ ~:::~:.:::::4:~:~~ ::~!~ ::~::~:~ ~:~: ~:.~:~ ~ ~C~::~;~;[elsewhere qmckened economm dies are loath to settle whereltractlve helps teach the home dare me farmer was a iarm i see; OUL lsn.t IL I, rut~ the :~::'::i!:?::?~:~4~': .~::': :?:;:?!::~:!;:~.::.:::?~:.:::~:~:~:?!~i.:::i:::,~ ,: "::: ;~ :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ~::::::~:~: :::; ~::~:~i::'i:.~:~::~!~!!~:~!; . . . . . . ~ / ~ii:::!i :i~.::::' ":::::.::~:~::::ii::.i.:.:i!!~:~:i ::~: ~i a~ ~::!!ii~ ~;:::::"::": ~ ::::/Exere~se of Cathohc Principles/and Cathohcs make up a mze-lfrmndly nana on one oI tne mg es~ares~co-ops oo not aetnflity pay me .::::::~'" ':-: :~:::.: :" ::::::::::::::~@.~ :::::::::::::::::::::: :.:::~-" :::::::::::::::::::::::: :::::::::::::::::::::::::: :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: t t - . - - -," : :" :: ::"~:-::: :':::"-::~::":::: :-::: "::':::, ::- ": : :::~:::: :::: ::: :::::::: "::::::::::::: ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: It has become clear that in- able chunK oi me work ioree " n ur " r n T e ' " Lumpy Culprits iln Spain in the 12th ce t y. refunds to thew pat o s. h y ~ . . ~ i+ IN THE NICK OF TiME--Just a step or two ahead of disaster a Franciscan friar hurriedly /dustrlal development ls a prac-[ The same goes for churches,I 3 It ,m e,~ ~ ; ,~ m h ha f stoc ' * ~ - He never amounted to uc- usually ~ssue s res o ' -," en " hurdles a w~re fence to eseape a charging buffalo at the M:ssmn San Antonm near Monterey, Cal. ]tmal exercise for Catholic prm-ltoo. Experienced managem t/&,~tri~1 n *~ A * '. - v nver h like " ' ~ ~---,- ~ never owned an land, e debt eertffmates and t e . . . - . ~ -~ even owned his own ox and and reinvest the nrofits to ex- Well-meaning friends gave the monks two full-grown buffalos to supplement the missmn s hve-/c~ples of social ~ u s t I c e and/knows that a church-,om~, cam-]decision can be shifted to "NO~'' ~ fa~ "as w- know /,~na their onerations~'' stoek but this unruly bison refused to co-ooperate in a plan to tame them with kindness. (RNS [charity. munity will be alive and wfli or:[by a lumpy bed or burnt toas[. v v ' Photo ~ Manv agencies of the Church dinarilv t e n a towara gooa Couldn't even read. l "Does that make a differ- ) ~ " ~.~ 't "~ lit- ] 4. An industry like its em- o [allowing the l'~rt~ lead nave morats and respensm~ y. Angels Hel-ed Him lence,|,I ~ I ployees to have wholesome, re- " " " come to see industrial develop- Recreauon." laxing recreation He was such a good worker~/ "It sure looks hke it Fl~D~l~/-t~nq r~MMENT,I, I . '/ ~ .~,~,t ~.~t ~,1 |ment for backward areas as al But how can recreation nave! ~ m~ ; a~ b; ~ ~ ~ ~. thOUgh, mar ne earnea me| '1 oon't LnlnK SO. J2 lrSt O1 all ' / t ' - ' " 2"'"-:-1 "~e"el ! o. ~,~ s.~ ~ ~,~ ~- ~ ~ * ,1 u U r~ t ~.~ ,u.~, ~u^ .~ ~ . ~ |powerlul missionary~ootoomlany oearmg on lnuustr~a u v "Ition is always a factor in hold- ~emuu~5~ u~ u,c u ~ w~ m~ ~ =. ~ ~ ~ r ~/~ " ~" * - "in this country and abroad 'opment~ "ing the prize group of commun who tried to turn their boss/are the ones who decide what]~j[O-I~e lot lvltaram hal rosters - -/ -,In the ~ear ahead let's look First of all recreation is an.y[ Y ' it cmzens your dung pea a amst him. The boss &scover money to reinvest and how. k~" ~ . . . . .' " - -- ed. however, that one reason/Secondly, it is the patrons By Rev. Edward W. O Rourke[Mexicans and Puerto Ricans islands of migranl~ have a e Yt ~. - [pie. g,s lr ad at some commumty features industry m ~tself especially ff o r o industrial obs Most wnlen almougn seemingly iar it ca~ers to me muns~ waee Isidore was such a good work-]money and the co-ops are stillI Migrant farm workers have a}a handicap. The black skin fltu ned t " " J -,i 1 / :/Advice to your Industrial ~, reater of them have bettered their fm ahem irom mausmm aevemp ~nc mums~ ousmess is me mos~ er was that he loved God sofindebted to their patrons for[hard life. Their working, andlthe Negroes is an even g [ ' ' -I "l ". |Development Committee: do o anc al tatus and over all ~a ment have a alrcct oearlng on lmpor~an~ lnaustry in many v h much, and loved the Mass so]that amount. Now, no one would[living conditions range from]handicap. [ " s - "Y[. -'" . I |not sh away from t e tourist s handma s of hfe In re~ard to this arou it Hosp~tms mr instance are meanues Other communmes much. that angels came to help[want our Government to tell us]fair to poor to very bad. At] 5. In spite of the e ' p ,[ ' ' ~, P,[ ], . ' [industry. Do not shy away from a Cltl two issues re ulre attention A lnauslrles in memselves provta nave iouna ma~ ot all melr re him With his work. Said their[that we must pay our debtsllon~, last, the American people[nearly half a million U. S. "'-I " q " - " : d ' " 1 in'u ' is[recreation. USE them as one of of La k o[ skills force most of mg notomy vicar commumty sources me tourist a stry boss to the jealous workers Iwithin a specified time or else are becoming, aware of these zens and an equal number - [ c . ' . I['," ]your most powerful tools for 'Go thou and do likewise." ]these debts will be regarded as conditions and are demanding aIien workers remain in the mi-lthese people to accept the most] ]industrial development. " No Glamour Girl Jtaxable income. Wouldn't that[that they bc corrected. In orderlgrant stream. Although their lot[insecure, lowest paying 3obs;J "~[7 d'~, ~ 1 r]r~l j (Father Phe~an discutscs the Isidore's wife Maria was no[bring damnation and high wa-[that the right remedies may be[is now harsh, even worse ccmd~-[B, many of these people settle[ ]~["~. ~ ~i~]~ ~[~fr~. ~,l.~ [role o[ hospitals, schools and 1 ar aso lar~c cltles .~.*t.~ x.~~.~ J. ~.~ ~.~, J. ~, v Hoilywood "glamour" type. The]ter?" lapplied, we must understand[ticns prevail in the places from/in s um e i ~ ' ;t - |churches in more detai~ in the ' ,~ ' has s ol h~ most which the on mated and are thus exposed to dangers February ~ssue of CATHOLIC pictures history leaves of her[ I ~,et the picture, Ted. But the several p e" t s " " Y "g" " I ~[ -- : -,' " make us think she might even[what about the profits made on complex problem. ,Migrant REMEDIES ' /to their faith, morals and health.[ By Dana u. 3enmngs : . [RURAL LIFE ~nagazine.--Ed.) have been kind of mousy. But/doing business with non-mere- workers are burdened with five We propose remedies related~We urge adult education as a[ A farm boy in the Iowa-Minnesota-Wisconsin bottoms of the/ she. too, ~o loved God, man andtbers." handicaps: 1. tl~eir work is sea- to each of the five handicaps[means to correct the. first prob-IMississippi River always kept a barnyard full of furred and|~A~A~J~,l~ the land that she % venerated~ "Here the co-ops are ]ike]sonal; 2. much of the work isilisted alcove, tlem. A remedy for the secondtfeathered friends. When he grew up he became a boat-and-boots|~rtll'~|~lll'Ik "e throu bout S ain as a saint other businesses These rofits menial" 3 they are farm work- 1 Seasnnal Work The only[problem is to find homes and naturalist studying God's great outdoors from nature rather~ ~~]-~ - ~W:.~,~,4~,~ g P " " P ' " " I " " " i . ;,;x~" .~" . ~,'~" ,~' ~" ,~'~ Saints Isidore and Maria, one are taxable and the co-ops do lers; 4. most of them are non-lway a seasonalworker can earn[3obs for migrants m small crees,than from books. Awed by the courage, lntelhgence and ram lyI~.o ~,~ -z - ~ ~. Prayer Book or the NCRLC]along." |low wages and have little bar-land a just income for the farm/eliminated. These aliens de-I&A/ r BIC/ lkl |1 II I Novena Booklet "Bye, Nick. See you again."I gaining power. Income in agri-~operator. Crops that cannot be[press the wages and weakenl|l[|l~Rl~ll /I ~ II I /culture has not kept pace with]thus mechanized must be drop-I - /I ~L'~'-. ~'-~'~e~,m:t ' , Letusleave to posterity aland that is unspoiled, soils thatare |thac~e:fre:~h::d J~dU~at:~%'rsL2W[P;d f~ hme ~7~:ru~an1 oP[ ?:-~ ~---- -~- - -- -~ 0- --- !1 ~~~ I/ LUMBER I more fertile than they were when we received them. Let us pr y . ~ " create for our ehildren a Christian social order. It would be/~::~C~o~rk+':s + s :::::dj3tesp~ro~ ?::PC/ ~~~l:~Ml~~l/~ I ~ il I tragic, indeed, if they inherited a badly organized agriculture' : - " ' beset with unsolved probleTqs Let us re-establish justice ana']er iar sct ttcre:randot e ;/ Y :nta: nnw h/l::miwd rk;raSi ~~l/l~~~~/I ELLIOTI JEWELRY CO. II COMPANY/ integrity in our economy an