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The Malakoff News, Thursday, March 19, 1981--11A of Girl Scout Week the Cross Roads Troop 894 held a Flag morning with students and teachers standing at attention. right, are Laura Smith, Jennifer Metcalf, Siovhan Upchurch, Kimberly Bishop, Tina Morrison, Deana Akins, Tammy Upchurch, Trista Brashear and Lorie Buchinger. (Courtesy (Seventh in a series of tax tip articles ticuiar value in this package is Pub. provided by the East Texas Chapter of 334, "Tax Guide for Small Business." the Texas Society of Certified Public IRS also sponsors Small Business Accountants.) WorkShops, where individuals can The terms "1040" and "1040A" are learn their tax obligations and how to recognized amost universally byfulfill them as well as their tax rights American adults and a growing number and how to take advantage of them. of younger wage earners as the nation's Many small business persons find these two most common tax forms, workshops especially valuable for lear- "IRS" is a household expression from ning ways to cut down on their tax January through April, but for many it liability. drops out of sight as soon as the refund check arrives in the mail. The iRS also explains what the small It's easy to identify the IRS "n~ost business person can do if he or she is closely with the annual race against the headed for tax trouble and can't pay a tax bill. Call the IRS form/tax infor- familiar Apr. 15 deadline. But many people who have tax obligations marion number listed in your telephone directory for information on the Small or special tax needs have learned to take advantage of IRS publications, Business Workshops. services and educational programs Most small business persons are not throughout the year. Here are some covered by company pension plans. examples. They can get information on setting up Small business operators have their own retirement plans from Pub. special tax situations, particularly if 590, "Tax Information on Individual they have employees. Before actually Retirement Arrangements." going into business, those planning to Service employees who earn tip in- start their own business should contact come -- cab drivers, waiters, IRS for Pub. 454, "Your Business Tax beauticians, ushers, etc. -- should be Kit." The kit contains forms and aware that all tips are subject to publications with all the information a federal income tax. Tips of $20 or more new business person will need. Of par- in a month while working for any one DWINACARSON R.N. requiring measles vaccine will be that a child makes raised each year. Parental histories of ~hool years, as Well as his measles are no longer accepted. is affectedby Verification must be made by a he adopts early in life. physicians statement. tion is a crucial building Other immunizations that will be proper rest, in the develop- needed are at least three doses of oral dthy mind and a healthy polio vaccine, one of which must be who encourage good given on or after the fourth birthday. children a head start The DTP/Td requirement will be the same as polio except that for children children with physical 12 years and older, a dose is required. school offers screening after the fourth birthday and within the vision and hearing. The past 10 years. Rubella, as in the past, is of each child is mandatory through age ll years. the com]~arison of Children diseases are an ever present weights which hre taken danger to the health of our children leach year. Plans are now even though they are not as prevelant to include scoliosis as they were in the past. a part of the regular The passage of the school im- munization law in 1971 has been an im- be familiar with the portant factor in the reduction of pted by childhood diseases. Diptheria cases are of Health. down from 56 in 1971 to 0 in 1979, children entering school measles down from 9,585 to 667, and be immunized against rubella from 9,231 to 907. These figures tetanus, measles, are very impressive, but there are at In September of least 58,000 children in the state who are vaccine was added to not adequately protected. With con- immunizations for tinued work in this area, we may soon and first graders, be able to place at least one m~of a year will bead- these diseases on the list of the zs complete. A eradicated just as we have been able to child's medical do with smallpox. exclude the child from Parents concerned about records but the history must need to keep a few things in mind. You need to have an up-to-date im- 1, 1978, all children munization record when your child en- of age were required ters school. It should be validated by a After licensed physician or public health hum age of the child clinic. many By FRANK CHAPPELL SCIENCE NEWS EDITOR, AMA Alcoholism is a very difficult disease to treat, but it can be done. A certain percentage of alcoholics can be treated successfully, says a pamphlet fr Jm the American Medical Association. Not all are hopeless cases. Most alcoholics should be hospitalized in the early phases of treatment, to treat health problems arising from drinking and to interrupt drinking patterns. Some general hospitals offer treatment programs, other programs are in psychiatric hospitals, and comprehensive centers for alcoholics are available in most larger communities. Personnel .especially trained to deal with the problems function as teams in the treatment centers. Rehabilitation is emphasized. Treatment is directed toward helping alcoholics find a new way of life free of alcohol. It helps alcoholics to under- stand and accept their problem, and gives encouragement to overcome the sense of inadequacy that caused the disease initially. Malakoff Junior High Honor Roll 8th grade "A" - Andrea Conner, Yolanda Jackson. 8th grade "B" - Dorinda Boykin, Sharon Green, Dee Ann Holt, Lisa Johnson, Cindy Moseley, Jeff Prentice, Staci Stone, PaiNe Surls, Peggy Wat- son. 7th grade "A" - Phyllis Fowler, Bridgett Jackson, Kim McClary. 7th grade "B" - Sherry Atkins, Tom Builard, John Costlow, Todd Dieck- man, Gary Graham, Pam Markwardt, Karen Overton, Traci Pendley, Danny Pagan, Sabrina Taylor, Nekita Howse. e 4 Use the cash for vacation or apply it to your down payment! Camera Monte Carlo Uick Regal -Rebate Renault 181 REBATE Le Car Chevrolet Chevette Chevrolet Citatmn BUick Skylark Rebate Rebate Jeeps ' CJ5 & CJ7 Rebate li GM UJALITY SBNICE/PARrS i UZTS DIV1Dfl N THAT GRIST GM FIIIILING A FIST FULL" wn'H wurrs. , Buick,, Jeep, AMC, R It Local 489-0520 Athens 67 -9002 Dallas Phone (214)821-3656 can Treatment of alcoholics, no matter how comprehensive, frequently breaks down as soon as they leave the hospital or doctor's office. On their own again, the alcoholics are face to face with the very real issues of where they will go, what they will do, and what they can expect from others. There is strong likelihood they will be unable to withstand much stress without resorting to alcohol again. The physician realizes that his' role is limited, and that truly remedial treat- ment requires the combined efforts of many persons in the total rehabilitation of the patient and the family. Many agencies and organizations ~t concerned with alcoholism belong to he Alcohol and Drug Problem Association of North America. The Association's office (1101 15th St. N. W. Washington, D. C. 20036) will furnish complete information on resources available in any community in the country. Most states have state-level alcoholism programs and many local government programs exist. Many communities have an Alcoholism In- formation Center. One organization that is successfully aiding alcoholics is Alcoholics Anonymous. Real Estate For Sale 4 $ HOUSES in STAR HARBOR 3 BR.-I bath frame. $ BR..1 bath. CH&A. 3 BR.-2 bath, all the extras Trinidad, HAVE LARGE ACREAGE for sale employer are also subject to social security or railroad retirement taxes. Failure to report tips correctly can result in a penalty. Employees who receive tips of $20 or more for a month are required to report the full amount to their employers. Document 5635, which contains Form 4070A, "Employee's Daily Record of Tips," is helpful in recording tips. Pub. 505, "Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax," has additional information on the procedure for reporting tip income. Military personnel, because of the nature of their lifestyle -- family seperation, moving, uniforms and other factors--receive special tax treatment in certain cases. Military pay generally is taxable, but allowances are not. The replacement period for the purchase of a new residence after the sale of a residence is extended. These are just two examples of this special tax treat- ment. IRS Pubs. 520 and 555 are helpful for military personnel tax information. Non-resident aliens, beth those who live in the U. S. and those who only work here, also have a special tax situation. This is true as well for non-resident alien spouses. They are generally taxed only on income from sources within the United States. Rates and laws in some instances are different from those of citizens and resident aliens. Resident aliens, on the other hand, enjoy the same tax benefits as citizens. Pub. 519, "U. S. Tax Guide for Aliens," is a helpful reference. Teachers who travel as a form of education generally can deduct travel expense only if a major part of their ac- tivities during the travel directly main- tains or improves skills required for their teaching positions. Further details on when and how travel can be deducted are in IRS Pub. 508, "Educational Expenses." High school and college instructors can rece|ve tree films and teaching materials for use in their classrOoms. "Understanding Taxes" is the high school level curriculum package, while "Fundamentals of Tax Preparation" is for the college classroom. Both packages contain teaching guides and student course materials. Many high schools and colleges receive ordering materials automatically through the mail each year. Faculty members whose schools are not yet on the IRS mailing list may request further information about the teaching packages by contacting the taxpayer education coordinator in their IRS district office. They can reach the coordinator with the IRS forms/tax in- formation number. Various IRS publications can also be ordered this way. The deaf and hearing-impaired have the same tax problems and tax respon- sibilities as the general publication. The IRS operates a year-round tax in- formation service for deaf and hearing- impaired taxpayers who own or have access to TV/Telephone-TTY Equip- ment. ,For information about this ser- vice, call from anywhere in the U. S. The number is 1-800-428-4732. In an organization as large as the IRS, errors are bound to occur. Lost or delayed refunds, misapplied payments and mix-ups in taxpayer accounts are some common problems which can usually be solved with a phone call or a letter to the IRS. If the taxpayer's problem persists he should call the Problem Resolution Program (PRP) for priority service. An IRS problem resolution officer can usually see a quick solution. He or she will also investigate the cause of the breakdown in an effort to prevent a reoccurance. There is a problem resolution office in each IRS district. PRP can be reached by mail or through the IRS forms/tax information number. Many groups and individuals with special tax needs find IRS assistance useful throughout the year. But even those who consider themselves "average" find themselves engaging in activities involving special tax needs. Tax problems may arise any time of year. Help is available through the IRS telephone system. There is no charge for IRS assistance or publications. Cross Roads Sehooi menu MARCH 23-27 BREAKFAST Monday: Cereal, juice, milk. Tuesday: Toast, sausage, juice, milk. Wednesday: Pancakes, juice, milk. Thursday: Cinnamon toast, juice, milk. Friday: Donuts, juice, milk. LUNCH Monday: Chicken pot pie, celery, carrot sticks, vegetarian beans, pudding, milk. Tuesday: Spaghetti and meat balls, blackeyed peas, corn, cornbread, cake, milk. Wednesday: Turkey and dressiak, whipped potatoes, english peas, hot rolls, syrup, milk. Thursday: Fiestada, pinto beans, nachos, jello, milk. Friday: Sloppy iDes, french fries, pickles, cheese squares, fruit, milk. some with minerals. Gem. Quinn Realty OFFICE NIGH1 4a lllZO 489-1154 Ken Ferris-411 1699 George Quinn-489-1820 i I FOR RENT IN MALAKOFF 4 BR., 3 B. Brick. 2 BR., 1 B. Frame. FOR SALE: 3 BR., 2 B. in Bel Air with good assumption. - We have several good buys in mobile homes and lots. 489-1858 489-1238 489-0561 tmcod lind cmu realM, $1II,N0. Golden-Langford Real Estate For Rent S FOR LEASE: Clean, carpeted, three. room office building o~ N. Terry. Call 489-0502 after 5 p.m. I NOW LEASING "~ I T0wnview Apts. Ii ! Malakoff Ann Bailey, m|r. : J Call day or nil t I 1 4119-0048 Unfurnishnd I 510 W. Royall Blvd. Mobile Homes 6 Malakoff MOVING, MUST SELL: 12x60 mobile home, custom Spanish interior, $7000.00. 675"5784t ask for Linda. '~::::: Call 489.0531 For Sale Miscellaneous "9 [H P-wanted 1-2 Services 16 = [iJ, hiiii -R-66 ui i | CONH | Complete. $299.95 I Palestine. 67S-70" . j l DECK REPAIR ( *WE FINANCE* | ~1~~4 m Fiberg/a. awood | FURNITURE CENTER | Windshields replaced 220 EAST HWY. 31 OWN your own ,leon Shop: Go direct i Fugte Marine Tool, Texas - no middleman, no salesnmh's fee. | '132-2850 Offering all the nationally known v after6p.m. 778.2231 WE BUY and sell new and u~:l brands such at Jordache, Vanderbtlt, saddles and tack. Custom leather Calvin Klein, Sedgefleld, Levi's and ovor 70 Other brands, S1S,~OO In: work by order. Donnie Hustead. eludes beginning inwmtory, airfore Custom Leather Work & Saddle for one to our natlorml warehouse, Repair, Hwy. 31 east, Malakofl, 489. 1824. YOUR Frigidaire-Zenith dealer. Most sizes and models in stock. One Oliver F. Winchester, the last one. Used re- frigerators h'om $139, used gas range, used dryer, etc. Phillips Appli. ance, 202 Hwy. 31, Molokoff. BLUE MALLARD GUN SHOP, adding new items. Archery supplies, western art, black powder guns and kits, full time gunsmith, and gun- smithing school. O.F. Winchesters on training, fixtures and Grand Opening Promotions. Carl Mr. Loughlln at Mademoiselle Fashions, 612.835- 1304. Services 16 Available Dora Peebles '8-23 Tnmdad C~KE TIMES are the best times. Wedding? Birthday? Anniversary? Special occasion? Easter? Mother's ~0~?. Order now, we deliver, 778- Need a house doctor! Remodeling or add-arts Garage Sale 10 Call Dean 77&2164 GARAGE SALE: Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 9:00-6:00. 914 N. Martin, Trinidad Sandy Dalrymple. WHEN YOU PLANT A WANT AD" Help Wanted 12 YOU GET A BIG CROP OF REPLIES STRUCTURAL DETAILER and checker, minimum 2 years board experience, I~m~fits. Kaufman, 932-6~5. Major developer seeks: LICENSED LAND SALESMAN *prospects furnished *good inventory & traffic *top commissions *training with salary (pre-licansing training pro. gram with salary available to college graduates) CALL COLLECT 9am-Spm * 7days Mr. Jack. on 287-5050 or 451-2092 --EOE-- Available Billie Taaffe Malakoff I I . . Wanted-To Buy or Re. nt 17 A CAS" Gold-Silver.Coins Rings & things Regal Gold & Si!ver Co. Hwy, 85 mi. West of 90 Gun Barrel City 887-1106 Livestock 19 FOR SALE: Registered Red Brahma Bull, 2 years old, very gentle. 432- 3601. IFnnuuununnnuunn nnl mmnnnnI n Enlow, ge nn ,OLD. ,NG, =0.0s ............................. .,., u, u.==,s .................. $,. n If ~L.,~ ........................................... $'o." m I FELT, ~0 LB. 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