The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 28, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 20, 1917 Page: 1 of 16
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The Hennessey Clipper
The Hennessey Press-Democrat Consolidated with The Hennessey Clipper January 15, 1J14
- Fntered at the I'nstoflke at Hennessey
< )k!ahoma. as Second Class MailMatter *
HENNESSEY, KINGFISHER COUNTY. OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, DEC. 20,191
i Subscription Price $1.00 a Year in Ad- (
• vance; i Months. 50c: II Month* 25c (
i. WHO win ue seal nun . . ry .'Oini , I 1ji-' .listriot, inasinii"li .<s •
,v r"lit tuwu, an,I sonio other town-•! every tanner, mere■ hant trad sma i.
liesiiles, to meet the people. 1'ostmns- professional man ami sa lnr,«.r .
hankers and newspapers will be a ureal wa^e workers will
a|,|t: to tell yon when the govern ' k * «' a,,,t ",,N ,aN'
I meats iueoine tax man will be •round
your (|iiestions, swear you
the return, take your money, and re
move the wrinkles from your brow
Returns of ineome tax must be mad'1
between January 1 and Mareli 1, 191*. ; - •- t , .
■'The (iiivi'i ninent recognizes that way round. 1 hi laxpav er IH.ii.
ma„v persons experience a «ood deal I" the government, and if hi do.
of liillicultv in tilling out iueoine tax within the time prescribed,
nu-ii, who will 1>p scut into
<1 pit i " "b . ,
quired to make return and pay tax.
'The law makes it the duty <>i the
lllH IIU'UIIIC in.* , .■itlllH'to"
, wlu„,. 1o find him. He will a, ,V,nt if an in-
eome tax form is not sent, or a
ernment otlieer does not .call, Ihevai"
delivered from making a report, this
leeidedly in error. It is the otlie.
The taxnaver Iki* to g"
forms. It recogiii/.es, too, that tax
pavers resident at points where col-
li'.tor's offices are not easily accessi-
ble, find it hard to get proper instruc
tion ill tiie law.
"Next Idrear, when every married
person, living with wife or husband,
and having a net income of $2,(Hill.
violators of the law, and he gov, n
meat will go to him with its peiia
Revenue Officer to bo in Hennessey on
February i and 5
In a later communication received
id having a net income of , ,, ,Mi ,roll,-.tor of Internal
"I every arrie.l person not the , . lj„|„.rt ... Moweii, aiimmnc-
,,,| of a family am having a net • • iu,.„lm, tax ollicer will
income of $1,000 for the year 1017
must make return of income on the j
form prescribed, there will be hull |
Is in every community seeking I
light on the law, and help in oxeeut
ing their returns. My own and every
other collection district ill the nation
will be divided into districts with tho
countv as the unit, and a government
ollicer informed in the income tax,
assigned to each district.
lie will spend hardly less than a
week ill each county, and in some
a longer time, very likely
!'n the court house at the eounyse.it
i town. In cities where there are col
lector's branch ollices. he will bf
that a federal income tax ollicer will
lie sent into this county oil February
4th, niul will be here on the 4tli and
"th! lie will have nis office in tli"
GOVERNMENT WILL PROVIDE
HELP IN MAKING RETURNS
For These Liable to Income Tax—A
Revenue Man to Spend Week in
Each County in State
"You don't have figure out your
own income tax all by ynirsell, here
after," a. ril'.iie to Hubert Role-i,
internal revenue collector for Western
Oklahoma. "The government is go-
ing to send out a mn:< to help you. It
will be nil to von to hunt up these
I ostollico in Hennessey and
there every day, ready and willing to
help persons subject to the income tax
make out 'heir returns without any
cost to them for his services.
Returns of income for the year 11)11
must be made on forms provided for
the purpose before March 1. 191S. Be
cause a good many people doll t iin.lei
stand the law and won't know how to
make out their returns, the govern-
ment is sending this expert to do it
for them. Hut the duty is on the tax
' " - ■y. ,..VV1.,. to make himself known to the
! "t l;,r ' ' I" V • I governiient. If he doesn't make re
-Itv hall. My office will in .in. « u.quired before March 1, he
advise postmasters and bankers ™ * ^ v „ „v ,,,„ging
'"".I ,10t,7;H ,0 I from $20 to *1,000, pay a fine or Ifo
stating when the o..,cer will b - ' "j" H() v,m' \vant to take
comity. It will be unn ces • ^ t(, |ail .„„| had bet
for prospective taxpayers to ask ^ ^ |fv„„
rre not sure about lu'iujj sul>.j"«'t tot In*
tax, better ask liini ami make sun«.
Whether you see the income tax man
or not, you must make return it' sub
jiM't t«> the tax.
The Collector suptfests that ever.
Ixxly start figuring up now his income
ami expenses so as to be ready with
i the figures when the expert arrives,
j Kxpenses, however, <lo not meaJi «!ebt.
, j-1 non mi I new maehinerv, buiblings, or anything
. .. new exemption of $1,0(0 811.' • what vuu spen,,
•t-'oou will «• i«I< 1 tens of thousands to ( • •
the number of ineome taxpayers in I (Continued on last page)
CALLED BY DEATH
^ Mrs. Kate Pain Passed Away at Enid
Hospital Death Followed Op-
eration for Cancer
Mrs. Kate Pain passed away at the
• General hospital in Knid Friday night
10:80 o'clock, following an opera-
tion for the removal of a eaucerous
rowth. The announeenient of her
eath slioeked many friehds here,
who were unaware of the seriousness
of her eondition. She ha 1 grown gnul
ually weaker after on operation ear
lier in the week.
The deeeased is survived by her
daughter, Ksther Home, of (Jotebo,
()kla., ami one sou, Kenneth S.. who
is attending the Went worth M ilit ar\
H.-hool in Missouri, ami also two bro
tliers and three sisters.
Funeral services were held from
,khe M. E. ehureh in Hennessey, Moil
.i\' afternoon, at 2 o'eloek, Kev. Ira
Crabtree, the pastor, officiating, and
Rev. Vasey, of the Hennessey Cinuit
misting at the grave. Interment was
made in the llenm'ssey cemetery.
The deceased returned to llennes
?t>v less than two weeks ago for medi
cal treatment, going to the hospital
[it Enid about a week later.
for forms on which t
The otlieer who visits
county will have them.
'•l! may be stated as a matter
general information that the 4 net in
nine' is the remainder after sub-
tracting expenses from gross income,
r. i onal, family, or living expense
\y not expense in the meaning of tin
lav. or living exemption being allow
I to cover such expenses
Kate Wilson was born March 2,
1 s(m, near Sidney, Fremont county,
I'-wa, and died in Enid, Okla., on Pee.
14, 1917, aged 52 years, !> months and
ll! days. She was married to Andrew
Home' in March, 1S*W, at Norton,
Kans. To this union was born one
■ laughter, who was christened Ksther.
j Sue was married to Mr. (I. S. Pain in
j December. 1902, at Kingfisher, Okla.
To this union was born one son. Ken
j uotli B. Besides her children
two brothers and three sisters and
I many other relatives and friends are
mourning one who was dearly loved.
! She was a member of the Methqdis*
denomination for the past twenty two
years, and had lived the life of a con
si stent christian. She was a true type
of American womanhood, a loving
and indulgent mother, devoted to hei
home and family. The sorrowing r !
atives have the sympathy of tin
Mrs. Eva Ingle Seriously Injured at
Lindsborg, Kans., by Fall—Was
Enroute Home Alter Visit
! Mrs. Eva Ingle is confined to her
bed at the home of her daughter, Mr-.
' Stoneberger, at Lindsborg, Kans., as
a result of injuries sustained through a
| fall while aboard a Missouri Pacific
;rain -at Lindsborg. Mrs. Ingle had
! left her seat to close the door of the
car, when she was thrown violently
! against the seats and to the floor by
; the impact of the engine, while coup
I ling to the train. Her side and shoul-
dered was badly bruised and she i"
reported otherwise injured. An X rav
i examination since made by physicians
I has failed to disclose the extent of |
I her injuries and the physicians have1
i announced their intention of trying
again. The patient was under the in
; liueiice of an anesthetic for two hours
j while the examination was in progress
and seems to be suffering much pain.
Mrs. Ingle was enroute to llennes
sev with her grandson, at the time of
the accident, after a visit with her
; daughter, Mrs. Stoneberger.
Mrs. Kate Blackburn, a daughter,
j left for Liudsborg last Friday, to as
! sist in caring for her.
Jay Morgan Transferred to Perry
1 Mr. dry Mi rgun, plant chief of the
' local telephone plant, has been trans
I ferred to Perry. The change is in the
| nature of a promotion for* Mr. Mor
I giui. He left for Perry Wednesday
i morning. Mr. (ieorge Swit/.er, of Sham
I rock, Okla.. will succeed him as plant
I chief in the local exchange.
.lav has proven a most capable and
popular employe and nis many friends
Almost new car, just tiettin^ limber-
ed up good. Will sell cheap for
quick sale. Inquire of
RAY R. ST0TTS. Henneseey, R. I
Three miles north and 8 miles west
Clarence Bird Sustans Broken Jaw—
Struck on Cliin by Lever of
Clarence Bird sustained a broken
jaw bone, Prido,y ;|t the Henness y
| Auto i n., garage while jacking up an
auto. The accident resulted when the
| jacK failed to lock, the handle strik-
I n^ him under the chin, breaking the
liiiht jaw iione. The fracture was re-
duced by Drs. (lose and Woolwine.
1 Meat. Market Will Close Sundays
Hegilining on Sunday, Pec. H , the
|Citj Meat Market will bte closed on
Sundaxs, during the cold weather.
( H AS. JON MS, Prop.
I .mi n tii K ifi:I> runss vol-ll
11KAKT A \ I > A DOI.l.A!.' \ K K1 > KI >.
JOIN NOW! HACK THIS HOYS IN
tin: ti:km iii:s:
will regret ti
him leave lien
1 Local Legal Advisory Board Appoint
ed by County Chairman to As
sist the Registrants
A legal hdvisorv board consisting
|( f Attorneys Lee M. Gray, 1^- W#
| Wvlie and "(ieorge ( . Bowen, has been
i appointed to assist the draft regist
; rants in Hennessey and vicinity. The
board's appointment was made by
I,'. F. Shut ler, chairman of the county
j legal advisory board. The legal ad
isorv board will advise registrants
in regard to ipiestions in the question
aires. Their services will be given
i without charge.
Tuesday, Dec. 25
Good music. Kverybody invited
Ladies free. An admission of 15
cents will he charged spectators.
You Won't Have to Wait
For Your Pass Book
"Fine! This statement handed
to me with iny canceled checks
once a month tells just how my
account stands. I say this is
REAL BANK SERVICE. It has the
pass book beat a mile."
"Yes Sir! Sending out deposit
ors' munthly statements instead
of balancing pass books is one
of the best moves this bank
ever made "
You will no longer need to leave your
pass book —your receipt for deposits- with
us a day or more at the last of every month
in order to find out how your account stands.
With the Burroughs Bookkeeping Ma-
chine, which we are putting to work in our
accounting department, we will have every
depositor's account posted up to date at all
A neatly printed, machine-figured state-
ment of your checks and deposits, and the
balance of your account, will come to you
every month with your canceled checks.
Your pass book will show only the
And if you ever want a statement of your
account in a hurry, we can give it to you with
every check and deposit listed right up to
date, inside of five minutes.
This Monthly Statement System is an
improvement in our service to you that we
are sure will earn your approval. It is less
burdensome, quicker, more accurate, and far
more satisfactory to everyone concerned than
the old method of calling in and balancing
Your first machine-printed statement
will be ready whenever you call for same.
Tell us what you think of it.
The Farmers and
mmm> m m mmmmj
Here's a Novel, Easy Plan to Insure *
Yourself Plenty of Gift Money for
Next Year's Xmas Shopping
Are you having to skimp a little this Christmas because you are short of money? We
have a plan whereby for a trifling few cents each week you can fortify yourself against
a similar position next Christmas. Starting with a small payment each week, according
to the class you enter, and continuing to save a small amount each week fi<un now
until next Christmas, you will be able to draw out a nice fat check for your Christmas
shopping and at the sam • time never miss the money.
Enroll NOW—Club Now Forming
1918 Christmas Saving Club
An Easy Way to Get Money. A Sure Way to Have It.
This plan is a club by'which we help you to save plenty of money for Christmas. You
pay in a small amount for fifty weeks, then two weeks before next Christmas we will
mail each member a Christmas saving check for their savings, according to the class
they join. You cannot lose even if you do not keep up the payments. All you pay in
comes back to you two weeks before Christmas. You can start with as small amount
as five cents. You can join as many clubs as you choose. Come in and enroll today
or inquire about anything you do not understand.
Start With 5 Cts.
In the first class you pay 5
cents the first week, 10 cents
the second week. 15 cents
the third week, etc., for 50
weeks. Each week your pay-
ment increases 5 cents, but
the largest payment does not
exceed $2.50. You can start
with the highest payment
first if ycu like, then each
succeeding one will be 5cts
less each week. Two weeks
before next Christmas we
will mail you a check or
bankbook with credit there-
With Interest at 4'/<
Start With 25 Cts.
In this class you pay in
25 cents each week, the
amount being the same
throughout the fifty weeks.
This is called the flat class
and is made for those who
wish to save the same
amount each week In this
class we mail two weeks
before Christmas a check
or bank book to you for—
With Interest at 4'1c
Start With 50 Cts.
In the flat class, you can
also start with 50 cents or
$1.00. saving either amount
you decide on each week,
In these classes, we mail
you a check or bank book
two weeks before Christmas
$25 or $50
depending on the class
you join. ,
With Interest at 4%
Books Now Open-Enquire Today. Savings Department
The Hennessey State Bank
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The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 28, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 20, 1917, newspaper, December 20, 1917; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106108/m1/1/: accessed August 5, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.