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'.TWENTY EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND. MD., MONDAY, DECEMBER 20. 19'! S Phone 4600 For a WANT AD Taker Slash Of $500,000 Proposed biWettare Budget For Year The State 'Department of Wel- ifare'Iaces a budget slash of nearly 'S500.000 under a recommendation b; ..tha..Commission to Re-Examine .the PuWK Welfice Program. -- Tne-Welfare Department'has ask.. ed 87,674,417 for next year. . - The'.commission, headed by-Hall Hammond, attorney general, also recommended that expenditure of $D12;255 requested Tor cost of living Increases to relief clients be con- tlnBEnt."Upon approval by the State Bdafd i of Public Works. Other'recommendations were: Ihat major consideration be given to -the-feasibility of reducing the caseload of relief clients through more exhaustive exploration of priv- atejresources and continued assistance-through private institutions. ' 'That- services given by the Wel- faigpepartment be re-examined to determine whether they are essen- ttaTand a necessary part of the welfare-program, ..That.'positions in the Welfare Department be re-evaulated in regard tcT;ijiialIflcatlons and duties, with a acy of the criticisms and has- either already taken the steps to remedy them or is in the process of so j. should bo used as i/he base to project the costs, with resulting reduction. .In explanation of '• this' recommendation, the commission': said that last July 1. more than 400 families 'were stricken from the Aid to Dependent Children relief rolls, ' doing. is felt that to- a, substantial because funds; available were insufficient' 'to continue them as recipients of . assistance. degree, the department is.opei-nting -To 'date "'the amm^nn rvm efficiently, realistically, and in the| tim ]™' ofthaseTmmes Ce" public interest. I'The commission is • also : satisfied that, the State Department of Public Welfare is exercising'"much stricter control and - supervision over the general functioning of the city department and it is-now satisfactorily playing, the role . which the Legislature. has assigned to it in this connection." .' • • -. "Relief Grants Too.Low" Taking up the .proposed budget for the fiscal year of 1949-1950, the commission.'stated that the unani- nous feeling' of its members was that relief grants have been' too OW: . It recommended as "entirely reasonable,- proper and- necessary to been- restored. The commission is unable to determine that, any real suffering, has resulted, or that any of those families should not properly have been stricken "from the public rolls., ' . Difficult To Draw tine .' "The commission • realizes that it is difficult to' draw the line in many cases . between those 'who should and those' who should, not properly receive, -assistance. "It feels,' however! .that" if • funds had been made available '.to' continue .these, families on the relief rolls that'they -would not have been stricken from the rolls." • . •>.. In -its -consideration, of .whether 'the,scope of the welfare ^program is "The use of $912,255 for the cost of .living Increases should be adjusted in relation to conditions that are found'on July 1, and as the indications then are as to the immediate future, and no part'of this $912,255 should be spent without the approval of the Board of Public-Works." ' • K. Of G. To Confer Degrees Tomorrow The first degree-will be conferred on. a class of candidates by Cumberland Council No. 58C, tomorrow at 8:30 p. m. A buffet luncheon will be served. An egg nog party for members will be held December''25 followed 4953 Deer Slain In West Virginia o 350 Illegal KijJs In Tucker Connly . CHARLESTON, W, Va.— (&)— The Conservation Commission fixed •we^t Virginia's legal deer kill for the one-week open season ivhich ended December 4 at 4,958, but the figure Is subject to possible slight revision. The total was below the 5,473 for 1D47. However, last year's kill included 1,145 does, and fawns taken during a special one-day season in parts of Monor.galia and Preston i county, indicated the total would |be "unusually large."' .' . The 528 legal kills in' Tucker county again put that area at the top of .the list. i • • • by an informal dance from 9 p, m. I counties. No such season was held Not the Color Bulls become just as enraged before a white abject as a red one. It is the sight of a strange figure, and not' the color, which .excites them. Australian aborigines sometimes steal telegraph insulators, from which to fashion spear-tips, according to Encyclopedia Britarmica. "Old Man of Mountains" The chief-of the Assassin sect, in 11th century Persia, bore the.title of '"Old 1 Man .of the -Mountains," according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Better That Way? ." ,. Painters sometimes work with tht canvas upside-down, in order to. concentrate on the abstract'elements of a.scene, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. " playing, m. with Collegians New. Year's Eve, the council, will hold'-a. semi-formal dance from 10 p. m. to 3 a. m. with the Collegians' playing. • 'this year. No estimate was available en the number, of does, spike bucks and fawns killed Illegally this year, but the'commission said that unofficial figures, including 350 for Tucker BACKACHE For quick comiortlne help for B«ck»ch Rheumatic Puliis, Getting Up Nights, stron cloudy. urine, irritating passages. Leg P»lnj circles under eyes, »nd swollen inkles, du to non-organic WJd non-systemic Kidney mn Bladder troubles, try Cyirtx. Quick, comple satisfaction or money buck guaranteed. As your druggist for Cystat today. Advertlseme: maintain a reasonable approach too'extensive in that'there are too tiewto-effecting economies. ir4a";report to Governor Lane, the commission' stated that administra- tfveipractices of the Baltimore Department of Public Welfare, which baO.sga criticized some time ago, apparently have been corrected to a ^commission reported, the BWTe ^Department exerdSns "much of Welfare • is stricter con- trol~fcnd' supervision over the gen- eraCnihctioning of the city depart- mentwand it is satisfactorily playfig^the role which the legisla- turetfias 'assigned, to it in this con- aecUbril",'. ' >'in* surveys • of the welfare. field "WtClJ^two years ago! the- Commis- stonr.oni Government Efficiency and Economy had found' that, -in Balti- morB.';>"public .welfare policies -In RCtual-^practice condoned and, in ef- - fecCJencouraged dependence, upon government, . idleness, pauperism, desertion, Illegitimacy,- .dishonesty •noV-irresponsibillty." . • . 'Oiiithe other -hand, operations of the "State Department of Welfare •vrere'iouhd by the E. and E. Commission;'^ be functioning well, ex- cept'3of.lack of control and super- •risfan»of->the Baltimore city department";;'';; -'Creation of the Hammond Commission'...was brought about by a jolnt-'Tesolution of the General Assembly, in the 1948 special session. - At-that - time, the legislature appropriated an additional $500,000 for the State Department of Welfare to supplement-the department's current appropriation, rejecting a re- quesflpr $2,600,000 which had been made.; •'Simultaneously, the legislature requested appointment of a commission .to re-examine the state's welfare, program and report its recommendations on formulation of a buds"etland also as any changes in the-taw'inight appear desirable. . Sen-ing with Hammond'on the commission were James J. Lacy, itate^comptrpller; Hooper S. Miles, state treasurer, and a number of other 'officials and legislators. They were George W. Beck, Noel K. Coot, George W. Delia, Stanford Holf,—John C. Luber, Elwyn A. Mauck, Joseph O'C. McCusker, William E. McGrath, James G. Ronnie, P. G. Stromberg and Harry I. Warren. -— , Dealing, with the general functioning of the welfare program, the .'commission reported: "The- commission felt that Its flrsf'task, before proceeding to .any other, -findings, was to determine •whether or not the Baltimore city department had • corrected -the abuses and ' met the criticisms found >by the Commission on Governmental Efficiency and "Economy. "The commission now reporting Is .-satisfied that, by and large, the Baltimore city department has recognized the -justice and accur- to a decent standard of living" proposals to increase, the'allotments. This, would be done .through the appropriation of .'$912,555 of state money, which will "be matched -by federal and local money .to provide "an average increase-of $3.50 a month.- There would be , included many people on relief .rolls* the commission reported.lt "felt a certain sense of frustration. and .futility." . ' Reports from the counties, indicated few, if any, undeserving- cases and.the situation in-Baltimore ap.- the budget.$287,604-to cover household replacements such.as bedding, towels and kitchen utensils, at an average-grant of $1.50 a month. An additional $90,768 was .recommended as " minimum insurance premiums to provide.burial expenses for relief clients. In. recommending' the cut in the '1949-1950 budget request by $467,721, the commission pointed out that the Welfare Department -had based the request on the'number of clients on the books last June. ;' The -commission said the number of clients on the books in 'October peared 'to be greatly improved,, it m lwasisaid. With respect to'.the item-of $912,255 for a cost of living increase, the commission-.said: "The figure of .$912,255, which is included in the requested budget to be used as state money, in the 'matching', program of federal and •local money'to; increase the average monthly grants should 'be appropriated upon the. condition that the ;Bpard of Public Works', review with the Department of welfare as of July 1, 1949,; the_ cost of living indices which would'aff ect.the propriety - of making the grant increase as of that'date, '' OPEN UNTIL '6:00 P. W. DAILY EXCEPT THU&S. EVENING- OPEN-UNTIL 8:00 P, 'M.' Florida ORANGES 4V 150 Size doz. 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