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of year when Uncle Sam to honesty as millions Income taxes, two Texas business experts offer out long forms. first check with an ac- consultant or a represen- Internal Revenue Service a rea a for possible changes in tax laws," ad- vises Dr. Charles Maurice, head of the Department of Economics at Texas A&M Maurice said because tax laws often change, long forms could be confusing - particularly for those being pushed by irflation into higher income tax gloom -- the time of Even seriously depressed people can life, living conditions, be treated, and many do get well, she or boredom ? adds. conditions contribute to "Depression cannot be blamed on m our lives, says Dorthy modern times -- it is an individual's a family life educationresponse to events in his or her life," the specialist says. points lead to "the "Depression affects a person's things must happen behavior, feelings of self-Worth and rage can occur: first, well-being, a person's tones, thoughts problem as a real one. and responses to other people. "The more vulnerable a person is. the home economics more serious the depressed state may Agricultural Extra- become." Texas A&M Univer- According to the specialist, the first indicator of depression is gloominess or reading this article the blues. 'a relative has gone into "When gloom cannot be shaken off wondered about what and lingers, a person may be headed for or what caused the depression or to a seriously depressed state, a nervous breakdown. or a "Gloominess is the first signal that and even invited something in your life needs changing attempt to fight the or altering -- to ward off depression or overcome it," Ms. Taylor says. gloom hits, many their fault or it's Fairly easy -- and positive -- ways to Some wrong done, Ms. get out of the doldrums include: stirs any household, she moody abounds, an aura of unrest become un- members seem able to decide on a You're shaken and or gloominess that I thing, Ms. Taylor Changes in living situations -- such as more or less privacy; Renewed interest in leisure ac- tivities, Physical work -- even to the point of near exhaustion; Being with different people; More security with comfortable situations -- and not so much "new,"; More affection, attention and support -- and less competition. "Gloominess must be overcome by the person it is affecting," the specialist says. "Living should not be lost by brackets who want to reduce the amount of taxes they will pay. "Frequently people don't know what they can claim against their income," Maurice said, "and some pass up deductions simply because they don't know tax laws." Although most Americans will file the 1040A, or short form this year, those who choose the long-form route, the 1040, will fill out an average of two to three additional forms. While the total number of forms is over 30, there are about six or seven most commonly at- tached to the 1040, said Dr. Clair Nixon, professor of accounting at Texas A&M. "The object of filing taxes is for in- dividuals and businesses to accurately declare income or losses," Nixon said. "The incentive is for people to get their [ After a long absence, will try to send in some news from Tool. Personally, I have had a spell with arthritis for some time and then had a bleeding ulcer. But thankfully I am better now. Thanks to so many friends who sent cards, gifts and prayers. They made my days. News from other sections have touched all of Tool people. Friday evening Mrs. Sharon Denise Turk of Dallas was caught in a wind and rain storm which caused a wreck. She was killed and her little son critically in- jured. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Bub) Brown and Mrs. Brown was the former Orene Pierce, due return or pay a due amount without who was bern and raised here. Our being fined or penalized for mistakes or sympathy goes out to the family. Some false statements. The government time ago, Dennis Brown, son of the counts on us being honest." Brown's, was in a car wreck and is still He explained deductions commonly in BaylorHospital. overlooked include travel, medical and Buck Hutcherson, my brother-in-law, charitable expenses. Other deductions is in a Dallas hospital. He had a heart are local and federal tax preparation attack several weeks ago and while still expenses, interest expenses, theft and in the hospital fell and broke beth hips. damage toproperty. Now he is very low with double "People often deduct vacations as pneumonia. business travel expenses because they And my brother, Hubert Brandon, is make them business-related trips," he in a Houston hospital, having had said. "When you drive, it's easier to double pneumonia. take the whole family." Of a brighter note, Mr. and Mrs. King Traveling to and from a doctor's of- have a set of twins, a girl and a boy, in rice, pharmacy or hospital can also be addition to a three-year-old daughter. deducted, as can travel expenses in- Mrs. King is the former Kyle Snowden, eurred when working for the church or daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvy I~e a charitable organization such as the Snowden. Mrs. Pheba Snowden of Red Cross. Trinidad is the proud great- Though many families will declare grandmother. one income, an increasing number will Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Poison were declare two. honored with a party at the Methodist "That will cost them more in taxes," church on occasion of their 40th wed- Nixon said, adding, however, he doesn't ding anniversary on Sunday, April 5, advocate "living together" for a tax from 2-4 p.m. break. The grounds around Providence "In some instances married couples Church have been paved. No danger of can expect revenue back in addition to getting mired in the mud now. And their tax refund," he said. "This ap- work is progressing well on the inner plies to couples with one or more part of the new sanctuary. It is hoped children making less than $10,000 a that we can have Easter services in the year." new building. Nixon explained one way a person There were 116 in Sunday School and with widely varying incomes canmany more for preaching on April 5, reduce his taxable income is to average my first time to be able to attending for his current income with that from the previous four years. Income averaging, default." or Schedule G, could substantially reduce a person's tax liability, he said. ::::!!::i::i By Mrs, J.W, White The Mal off News, Thursday, April 9, 1981--11A ] a monthormore. West Utility Board had elections at Miss Andrea White and Mr. Charles Tool. But I don't have the report on Chapman were united in marriage at them. the church house last Saturday night. Mr. Larkin Garrett has been very ill Andrea is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. in Corsicana Hospital for the past two Glen White of Tool. weeks. There were three elections held at Mr. ChariEr Hiliger of Ennis was Tool on Saturday. Mr. Bob Dempsey buried in Ennis one day last week. He was elected mayor and Mrs. Mildred was raised at Tool and was a brother to Smith and Mr. J.M. Smith (not related) Pheba Snowden, Albert Hillger and Iva were electedascouncilmembers. Mullins and a stepbrother of J.W. Also Malakoff School Board and the White. a est " cut requests The fact that sets of dietary guidelines differ helps explain why they are called guidelines instead of rules. In composing the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines published a year ago, gover- nment scientists assumed a "public health" approach to the dietary fat/cholesterol issue. Since the scientists were convinced by their data that dietary fat and cholesterol are a significant risk factor in coronary heart disease, the USDA guidelines recommend modest cuts in consumption of fat and cholesterol across'the nation. However, another set of guidelines, published by the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) of the National Research Council, insists that cholesterol and fat modification be individually prescribed by a physician, and that recommending major revisions in the national diet represents an unnecessary infringment on public freedom. Defending the board's position, FNB Vice-chairman Henry Kamin ex- pressed his disdain for the viewpoint, "What do we have to lose by eating less fat and cholesterol?" "I am reluctant to try to persuade the entire American population to become experimental subjects," he said, poin- ting out that some dietary proposals would reduce by half the U. S. intake of animal fat, including dairy products, red meats and eggs. "This is a remarkable degree of austerity to recommend to the entire population," he said. Kamin further pointed out that the decline of cardiac mortality among U. S. males since 1968 parallels a decline in deaths from many other causes and cannot be explained solely by dietary changes. The USDA and FNB differ greatly in- their approaches to a national dietary policy with regard to cholesterol and fat guidelines. They do agree that the two primary areas of concern are that in- dividuals: 1) Eat a variety of foods and 2) Achieve and maintain an ideal body weight. Other points of agreement are: I) Most Americans eat more sodium than they need and should reduce their sodium intake. 2) Alcohol should be consumed only in moderation. 3) Reductions in consumption of sugars, fats and alcohol are often necessary to maintain ideal weight and prevent obesity. Light and Kamin presented their con- trasting perspectives before reporters attending the Sixth Annual Nutrition Press Symposium. Co-sponsored by Dairy Council, Inc., and Texas Cattle Feeders 'Assoc. Sin. ewt ..n .. iiii itemized deductions may use the short form, he said. Married couples may use .. frolll I)age Oil( the short form if they have less than Call 489.0 31 iiiiii:::: " ~ " $3,400 in itemized deductions. In- 7 !~7 ..... .; ..... -., ..- . . dividuals with sources of income otherN0~Ces and pmonal 1; For Sale Miscellaneous "9 Sarvlcos' 16 Services IO zence, tsoo t'lOlllS tlleu me smt against th=n wao~ ~nlnri~ nr infarct =~'~ Tarrant in 1979 ....... e, ............................. ,r~ .... .~ 'o.,,,,~,oa D..o,,,,,,* ~ generally required to file the long form. 'wlllno11~.m~on~blefor~;, ~ 1 o,'~'~iC'" ~=r'~=?o "'~,~:,o, He said the easiest way of keepingIncurrldbyonyonebutmy~ff. Ham/ ~U$~BiD-R-~h-iU~i1 out'~"":"~"X"~"~'~"'~'at)out ~ met ot .... roaa"~?m ......... a new aa-':' creditrecrds ........ is from returned checks orRkkl~. [ Complete. $299.75 p[ I IWln I dition, that was recently incorporated documer ;te PtaareU ne or r , snt.,._ ~ Lost & Found 2 !| FURNffURECENTERWEFINANCE ~I nl bUal~l~dU~ in 1 C0~ I ...... ticularly for expenses on specialized L-~-~:Sm~,~ q[ 220EASIHWY. 31 ! "-'-"- .zne }1;~, ..vona zor.oacK.Ivlct=reary, drugs, which can be deducted as redow, po~ywl~m~.Brc~J Billie I Available Available me county aeunquem tax conecmr, was m -lionl vn,une . on k~ hip and ear ~g No. 757. also approved by the court. " .......... ~ ..... The courtappointedBobbyTeague to "Records are nec~sary if the IRS R~.~l.col167s-e~3~6:30p.m. --~~.-nu~st~~ ! Dora Peebles 1 I Taaffe tbe county child we~are be~ffd. ~'~'~* dec~es to audR you, 3 wo , o,d., oon ,. Hu,,ond. l "/'/O JI1' 11 I II 489 nRT( ']'he names of Cara F. Faulkner of you Underpay, the agency wi]] impose a Kemp and Barney L. Shaw of Mabank 12 percent interest charge. Penalties THANK YOU to everyone who helped Repair, Hwy, 31 east, Molokoff, 489. v v i weredr.wnto.er eon g.e..ao e ,o..= ..................... 1 m.. Pendiey and Jimmy Alexander, who making corrections could alleviate ~ --- were unable to serve, penalties." ~x ~ flowers, cords, ~,lt~ ~zl LIm~m''Im~m~'~'01 Need a house doctor? Plats in Seven Points Center were The InS has up to three years to ~t~,~.p,w.,,w~,,P,~,w= ~ t;IgllAltlll(l.;$ ~ | CEDARCREEK | |Remodeling or add.ons approved. The boundary lines of three check tax statements and an unlimited I. the hoq~tol. lots in Cherokee Shores were changed time in cases of fraud. Nixon noted the Pm ond Gertrude Brown ~ Greenware, flring, decal, ~ ~ CONTRACTORS [ Call Dean . ..OealEstateFor-Ie 4 Mal~,ffV IZ Con-.,-. O plumbtngr moir=. IX I 775-21S4 with the court's approval. The streets in penalty for fraud is up to 50 percent of both plats are private. the tax liability, plus interest. ~1[ "~OURS~R~Ct" ~ L Trinidad 1;;lll YOUR Frlgidoire`Zenith dealer. Most Z GARY,479-~40 I 1 1 IIAUU(0~ 70 m pillS, ill" skis and models in stock. One Oliver LtIMI~I.I -- __ .1 F. Winchester, the last one. Used re- "" ~IIlI.~IIIll~I~I new antenna was in- some city equipment new filter will help Energy-efficient equipment uses less electricity. That means money saved on your electric bill. If you're planning to replace or Install a cen- tral air conditioner, heat pump, so- lar-assisted or heat-recovery water heating unit or planning to buy an energy-efficient home, call the TP&L Customer Service Representative before you buy.., he's the Electric Energy Expert. Since we don't sell or install equipment, he can give you Impartial advice on what best suits the needs of your home and family and how much you can expect to save with energy-efficient equipment. IFXAS P()WER & LI(!HI" (X)MPA_Ny cutter bid was awarded to of Tyler. The but Precinct Tarrant traded tractor and the old a changed ser- Esco Elevator that elevator at the jail as at the courthouse. per month. service bill wiU be fee was paid to and Bandy Tarrant in a civil fight-of-way for a YOU INSTALL . $1ft ,00~ Golden-Laqford Realtors VlIN;IE L 0RII ~N.IfflllS III 3 HOUSES IN STAR HARBOR S BR.-1 bath frame. $ BR.-1 bath. CH&A. 3 BR..2 bath, all the extras Trinidad. HAVE LARGE ACREAGE for sale some with minerals. Geo. Quinn Realty IFFICE NIGH Land-Cross Roads Area 12.48 wm~ded acre, with a beau- tiful view of eountry.ide on blacktop road. Owner fioance. Let us show ytm this 4 bedroom, 1 bath in Malak,df $30,000 For Sale: 3BR., 2 B. in Bel Air with good a~umptlon. We have several good bup in mobile homes and frtgermort from $139, us~Kt gos ronge, uNd dn/er, etc. Phillips Appli- once, 2(~ Hwy. 31, Malakoff_ I' surr|, sofa, chair, 3 tables, ! E 2 lamps- $299.95 | i WE FINANCE I | FURNITURE CENTER | | 220 EAST HWY. 31 / I~KOVF ,~t~10 ! Garage Sale 10 GARAGE SALE: i~tre== end box springs, clothes of all sizes, toys, baby clothes, 1o~ of mls~dlonemn. Turn left at the Y in Cross Rock, Hwy. 59. T.C. William=. FANTASTIC GARAGE SALE: Thur- Smith and Boye.e. Help Wanted 12 CARR OiL COMPANY it now ~:- ceptlng ap#lcatlom for the positions of ~ trolmm and store clarkI. For In~, ~ m C,',. Oil Co. (Fina Stotla~) Hwy. 31 oi interaction or coil 489-1663. BABYSITTER needed, 2:30 p.m. to Ih30 p.m. Mo~lay-Frlday. 489.1540. Management position. Title work position. First Employment Agency $75-9269 Athens HELP WANTEO - Experienced clearmr & pre~Nr. Holiday Cleaners, 416-A S. i HOUSE " LEVmN I SPECIALIST | Call I D&J Construction I JOHN CROCKER Call after 6 p.m. l (214)345-3988 Agriculture Business 5 Waterbecls on Display for of Corsicana Tues,-Fri. 10 o.m.-8 p.m. Sat, 10 a.m.-6 p,m, Closed Monday 316 South 20th Street Showroom - Sales - Service Tel. 872.6290 Palestine. 675-7022, p I I I I I I I I I I I I t I I II portunities,14 Enlow': ge l ...... 2~ Ul. ROOFINg, SECONDS ............................. $17.50 & UP vOUn own I USED CR0SGTIES.......................................... IF.S0 I .hop. the in don m. I ........................................... .O.O0 I tndtnt~ Invonto~A fl~rm, etc. I FRT, 30 UL O' 15 tll ....................................... $7.00I 489-11158 9-1238 Comp4ete Storel Open in o= II~* cm 2 HAROOOARO SIDING, 4' J 9' PRIMERED .......................... $9.95 onyvd~e In U.S.A. (Abo ALUMINUMROOFCOATIN;,SGALS ............................. $25.00 ~0561 in~n~ and chlldrom @rap). Carl mE, I PLWIO00 ......... 3/|"....$~.SO; l/2"...,$7.SO; S/$"....$10.00; 3/4"....$Z2.00 I toll tree 1..~4~'700. . , own OWN I 1MIL[SBLWOfMVEN ,,, ' I D.-.I ,t,#- I~nr lant I~ ~ b~mttt~l infant to pre-teon 'haP. POINTS ON HIGHWAY IS L t~::.. , rpemo, .. ,; such m ~ Tex DII~ the Kid, I IiI IliI rE i ,=,[] o~k buildin0 on N. Terry. ~o. $oaaoo~. Calvin Khdn'o~ n~a~y o~ '-', "- --- ~ ,~ ,,, , '" , , , ,, ~n -]- 489~502oherSp.m. ,major brands. $16,~0.00 i~l~ I: : ~ .... I ............... I~ I rml Invonto~/ fixtures ond WAI , I I---I -- IIK W IILL UKILLIFIU -- I ~----'~.~.~.7"~'.~.'~...---"~1 tm~Ing. Call~.Loughlln,wth~em I L.J n....~t,,.-.u-.,m.-- I "' I~ ] .... -- ..... i I flUll LM:flfl5 I 612.e35-1304E " . , Owwot~wstom~don'tneed I I a well houw for frmt .l~OteCtlon T0wnmw Apts. i One Word Explains Why , E,: .~ heo~=~o:,o,r~ I I . with w~l M~ak0ff Ann alillq, mlr , ... 'il Pe0ple Use Want Ads . I "! 6 3os ! t lllgayor nilht I I I i i ~ Unfurnished. ! I1[r.~)UL 13, ! ~L_I~. 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