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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1956 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE THIRTEEN t £& Your Money Widow's Benefits IVot * Affected by Husband Ry l>. B. OAI.LAOHER | There srt 1 somp members of | the human race who seem to feel thflf not to know everything about any sub.lect is a mark of inexcusable ignornmv. This accounts for a lot of HIP misinformation floating around on the subject of Social Security. (Q) "1 nm a widow and will be 63 this coming March. 1 have paid Social Security See Rexroerf's for Flowers t>i;mxcj National Flower Week Oft. 3R thru Nov. S Rexrocrt Flower Market 'J1«l K. Broldtti; |)|,| j.;4s» Of** Rrnnlntt tn « Knndir tax since II sliirlPd. As 1 uas plnnnine on retiring, I wris told by H purty who Hnims- to know llml, for nir> in draw Sor.ial Si-purity bfiic- fits. my husband mu«t have been paying into Social Sf-- furity fit the time of hi« denth. This was impossible, as my husband died before Soriftl Sijciirity starter!. Hut I bfive paid on it r-vrr since it Mnrted in 1M7. "So tar this year I hhve mode about $1.10(1. Atr benefits figured nn your r.im- PIIKS tor the last IS months bflorp rclirPhirnt?" Mi«. 1.. A. <Ai Your informer tuny know II about .voniP things, but it is NEVER BEFORE COULD YOU BUY DRAPERY FABRICS AT THIS LOW PRICE! REG. $1.29, $2.25 VALUES ALL COTTON • Moderns • Provincials and • Flowered Drapery Fabrics 45 and 48 ^^^ lnch«s Wide, ^^f tt*^ C About 800 Yards on Sal* For ... Yard IT'S NEW! IT'S AT PAUL'S DRAPERY LINING Fire-Resistant! Mildew and Fade-Proof 48 to 50 Inchis Widi in Whifi and Ecru. Regular $1.00 Yard, On Salt f^ - • Per For Only %^ %J Yord WE MAKE DRAPERIES AT MODERATE COST FULL LINE OF KIRSCH ACCESSORIES Advance, Butterick. McCall and Simplicity Patterns PAUL'S fabrics WE GIVE EAGLE STAMPS . 20o $!«!• St. ALTON Dial 2-9022 Evident that h« doesn't know what he was talking about on Sorial Security. Under your conditions, your husband doesn't have a thing to rlt, with your monthly benefits. You should he eligible for monthly Sorial Security benefits Start- inn with 'hi? Novf'mber. Your monthly bonpfits will be figured nof trorn the last 18 months but probably from your average monthly rarnitiRs of the two ye;U's aftr-r 1950 in which you had thp highest, earnings. Benefit* will firs! be figured on the fij-yf-ar basis. Under the new ruliiiR rovoiiiig r-educ:ed age at which women will be eligible lor benefits, in your case the reduction will lie about ID per rent less than the amount lhat .viiit would have rrr.ervpd at ("5. Not knowing tlm exact amount ol your earnings, this is as far a.i wn can s' f >- iQi "It is possible 1o obtain « record of the amount of earnings 1 have to my ao i ount on which I paid Social Security IBS? I arn 65 and j a in |il;mniMK on relirinR." 1 H. G. H. 'Ai You don't lined a record ol your camings, but should visit your Social Security office now aruf apply lor benefits, HOW- PS cr, if you decide not to retire, ask the Sor.ln) Security office for a "WaRe Statement Request" card, and handle as instructed. 'Copyright. 19S6 U^riein) !>alurr» Corp.) 'Bridge Classes Slur I. on Nov. 6 AI Kdirardsvillc rnWAHD^VU.!.!-; The YMCA i bii(!«e< la-s will begin Tuesday, Nov. 6. at S p. m. at the YMCA., according' to "Y" general sec- rotary, John K, Belshaw. Rflshaw said that the class had linen originally scheduled to bpu'in on Oct. 30. but because of conflicts in the instructors' schedule, had to be postponed. The class, which will be under the direction of Mrs. Carl Hershey of Alton, will be conducted for 12 weeks, and will be the only bridge course offered by the Kdwardsville YMCA until next fall. Mrs, Hershey gives clas? instruction at the beginning of each period and the remainder of the class time is spent in supervised play. Belshaw indicated that at least L'o persons must register in order to conduct the course. Persons interested in registering are urged to call the Edwards- villc YMCA. Registrations will be dosed on Friday, Nov. 2. Curtail Whittling JACKSON. K.v. .-P — The old are of whittling will be a thing of the paft here if a new law is enforced. The county sanitarian warned citizens against Jittering, and said i! includes ".the,results of sharp knives Wtweeh..the Bus Station and Jett's Grocery, also near the River'Sfae Restaurant and the Courthouse." WANTE }ou Bet They Are! The Hottest Flats In Town! *nly Whisper soft suede or elk with flexible leather soles. Brown or black The "Tassel" For Convenience Use, Your Charge Account! Dress Sale IIIU; SOFT"TOUCH-ME"TWEEDS LUSCIOUS PLUSHES !• ELEGANT ZIBELENES SHINY NEW BLACKS REGULARLY $ 59.95 if Clutch coats, slim coats, caftarpcoats, boxy and fitted fashions, exciting reversibles, new hood styles. * Cowl collars, back pleats, push-up sleeves, turn-back cuffs, rayon velvet trims, hand-detailing. •*• Rayon satin linings, wool interlinings, Milium linings, rich pile linings. * Black, grey, beige, blue, brown. Black and white, brown and white tweeds. SLzes 6 to 18. Charge it and take 6 MONTHS TO PAY WITH NO DOWN PAYMENT RUB YOUR EYES IN AMAZEMENT •>, ... THESE EXPENSIVELY STYLED DRESSES ARE ONLY 2 Sheath, princess and Empire dresses. One and two piece styles, slim or whirling skirts Choose. Rafflna, Vedero, pure wools, heavenly >new bright and monotone tweeds, rayons arid acetates. Sizes 9 to 16, 10 to 20. Sale! EXCITING NEW DYED-TO-MATCH SEPARATES IN CHERRY BLAZE DESERT SAND HEAVEN BLUE ORLON* SWEATERS 2 . 4 . Slip-on Usually $3.98 Cardigan Usually $5.98 Special Purchase! Exclusively-fashioned das- »lcs, so soft! Slits 34 to 40. WOOL FLANNEL SKIRTS 5.99 Usually $7.98 Money-saving Special Purchase! Lined seat, self-belt. Also in black, brown, grey. 10 to 18. *Dupont Acrylic fibrt BOND'S 117 West Third St. Open Mon., Fri., Till 9 P.M.