The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 5, 1949 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 5, 1949
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JVEQNESDAY. OCTOBER'S, 1949 THE NATION TODAY— 7 Proposed Changes in Federal < Social Security Program, if Enacted to Increase Benefits (Editor's Note: (This Is the first, ol two stories explaining In some detail the present social security program and how It would bo changed under the Home bill. A preliminary story was carried yesterday.! Xy James Mario* WASHINGTON, Got, 5. </P,-ThIs Is an explanation O f two things- ID tile present social security law and (2) the changes which would be made In It if (he bill now in Congress becomes law. The House may pass it this week. But the Senate isn't expected to act before 1950. So don't look for changes before next year Nevertheless, the bill shows Con-+- . ^J grras' thinking on social security. , . This story deals only with the old RftV Cinrlc- T|«*.ft asc and survivors insurance part ol **"./ rl "Q5 I nOT People Believe in What They Read TJOCiv^xr n~t ~ . BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)'COURIER NEWS ce par o social security, and the workers cov ered by It. Millions aren't. ••The worker— when he quits at 65 o — or older, he gels a pension based 0:1 bis earnings during his covered years and the tax he paid. least Is $10. The most any retired worker can old Billy McDonnell, is that police- get now is around $45 a month, the "icn believe in signs. Billy got lost yesterday and was taken to the Dudley street police station. But just as the police were "ireparing .their traditional ice ream and peppermint candy sen- ;nce ( Or j ost boJ . Si a dcs( _ SCI . gcant (If the bill became law, Immediately all those already on pension "| \vould get an but Ihe most ' an ncrease u e mos anyone could get would be S64, the least $25. 'But, those going on pension after the bill became law, would receive a maximum of around $69. Slowly increasing year by year, sitter 40 years Ifie maximum, payment for anyone would be $84.) The wife- - The wife of a pension- McConncrT'Sed a' feTmlnutS ed worker gets Jor herself a pension later and explained thai she'd hirt one-half as large as her husband's t o pos t the shr on Bniv brcause when she reaches 65. but not until everybody In the ncU-hborhood ew then. (The bill would not change him candy. And DHly ,nev Refused Since now the maximum for a retired worker Is around S45. and his wife gets half, or $2250, the most an over-65 couple can set under- present law is around 567.50. SI0350 Would Be Maximum (Under the bill the maximum combined pension for an over-65 couple would be around $103 50, figured this way: A '•maximum of $69 lor him, plus one-half, or $34.50, for his wife.) The widow — under present law the widow or a pensioned worker who dies gets her pension raised from Ver regular pension of one-half Iris pension to three-quarters of hLs pension— If she's 65 or over. (The bill 'would leave that unchanged but adds this: At the lime of his death the over-65 widow additionally would get .a lump-sum payment equal to her husband's pension for three months.) If a pensioned worker's widow is under 65 she gets no pension herself until she reaches 65 under present law. Hut she does get at the time of his death a lump-sum payment equal to his pension for six months. (Except for making the lump-sum payment Irrhcr case equal to his pension. _fpir/ three .month?; .Instead of the present six, : trie bill .would make no changes.) Suppose a covered worker dies before reaching the pension age of 65. What happens to his widow if she's under 65? She'll get: 1. No pension until she reaches 65 but then she'll get a pension equal to threerquarters of what his pension would have been. 2. But she does get at the" time of his death the same payment a pensioned worker's widow gets—both under the law and under the new bill. . «•> Widows, Children Frottctcil ~ The Widow with Dependent Children—-. If a covered worker dies, before or after 65, and leaves a widow with one or more children under 18 years of age, then— Under present law she gets the lump-sum payment, plus three- quarters of her husband's pension rate, plus one-halt his pension rate for each child under 18. The payment for each child stops as each reaches 18. If the widow is under 65 when the last child reaches 18. the three-quarters payment .to her stops until she reaches 65. Then she gelE it again. Unrler present law such a family of widow and minor children, no matter how many children, can re ceive no more than a total ol SB4 , month. (The bill would raise th<- msximum for such a family to S15C f ^i long as the children were undei •j Tliat ilSO is a maximum figure Most such families would receive less than that.) vjnaer present irnv ,ir a covered worker dies before 'or after reaching 65 and leaves no minor children or widow but has parents dependent on him, each parent gets one-half his penion rate. (Trie bill would raise the pension for dependent parents to three-quarters for each.) Marriage Licenescs The following couple obtained ; marriage license at the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythc. county clerk Jimmie Lee Jones and Miss Dar lene Bcrnice Plilfo, both o( Tyler, Mo. If your nose fills up BOSTON, Oct. 5. f/I>)-One trou- e with ihe world, says three-year- ••wait a minute. You'd better -end that Ijoy again" Pinned to Billy's Jnc kcfc was a printed note: "Please do not feed. Thank you. 1 ! Billy's mother, Mrs. William T. In the NOTICE Probate- Court for the -*""«n: \^uun tior me Cluckasaivba'Dull-let of Mississippi County, Arkansas. In the Matter of the Estate of Troy Joyce, deceased Last known address of decedent- Leachville, Arkansas. Date of death: June 10, 1943. The undersigned was appointed administrator of the estate of the above-named decedent on the '6th day of September, 1849. All persons having claims agaiilst the estate must exhibit them, duly verified, f o the undersigned within six months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or they shall be forever barred and precluded Iroin any benefit in the estate. This notice first published 28th day of September, 1019. G. M. Nelson, "Administrator i Leachville, Arkansas Oscar Fendler, attorney. 928-jU>;5 ^'art-Spooked Wiccls English bicycles, unlike American ones do not have .the .same number of .spokes in both wheels but have 32 in front and 40 in the rear wheel, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. BLOCKADE—This truck couldn't have don 10 mile,' with LOCKAUE-Thls truck couldn't have done a better job of blocking Pennsylvania highway 278 about !« out ol Youngstown. Ohio. It took six nours to open up the road again after the vehicle loaded :ream, cheese and butter, skidded. No one was injured. <AP Wircpliolo). NOTICE OF NEW ESTATES ON WHICH ADMINISTRATION >'<IS Bti.V COMMEN't'EU Notice is hereby given that the Mowing Is a list of estates of deceased persons upon which Letters Testamentary or of 'Admlnlstralioii were granted during the month of September, iota with the date of the granting of inch letters and (he name and address of the executor or administrator; No. 1637. Esiatc of R. E. L. Bearden, Lcachvllle, Arkansas on September 3, 1049. No. 1939. Estate of Troy Joyce, deceased letters of Administration issued to a. M. Nelson, Lcachvllle, Arkansas on Sept. 21, I94D No. liHO. Estate of E. A. Brown deceased. Letters of Administration iw.icd to B A. Lynch, Blylhevlllc, Arkansas on Sept. 27, 1319. -'" "' y hantl alld 5CJl1 as suci > the 4lh day of October, AP & L Plans $700,000 Building in Pine Bluff PINK BLUFF. Ark., Oct. S-WV- Arkausas Power and Light Company plans soon to erect a 4700,000 office millcilug here, vice President R E. Ritchie announced today. The building ivill house the company's home office, the central division ollice and the pine Bluff offices. Departments now occupying rented space here will move into the new structure. A site has not been selected. Hitchic said. Elizabeth Blytlic, County and Probate Clerk Iced tea now consumes about a Quarter of all t|, e tea that Americans use. Before World War II »* /tore «n s only 13 pc-r cent WHATEVER COOKING PURPOSE] YOU'LL FIND UNSURPASSED/ Self-Styled Neurotic Takes Own Life to Save Two Others MIAMI, Ha., Oct. s.'MV-^A self- described ••neurotic" took his own life early yesterday white" talking on the telephone with his "young and beautiful wife" in East Lansing Mich. He said in a letter made public by police that he shot himself to stop "the wrecking of three lives." "One Vieurolic life for two small normal, happy, beautiful ones is a cheap price to pay," he wrote. Homicide detective Clarence E. Hall identified the man as Kendrick N. Lake, aboilt 35, ami said'it was "definitely suicide." Hall said a C rntcwn hotel received a frantic telephone call from Mrs. Lake at East Lansing.'Mich., about 1 a.m. (EST) reporting her husband had -hot himself. A bellboy and a parking lot attendant found the body in a kneeling position before a chair, Hall said. A telephone dangled nearby. In one corner of the room was a crumpled letter addressed to Mrs. Lake. The detective said it obviously had been written just before the telephone can. Hall quoted the letter as sayinp In part: "I'm terribly sorry to do this to you and Harry (believed by police to be his son), but it's better that it happens' now when you both arc young and beautiful, rather than spend your youth, beauty and devotion on someone like me. "Believe me. Honey, I'm not doing this because of anything you have done or" haven't done. I love you ° ot h terribly. That's why I'm doing "I've lived with this thought for years. . ,'. (he thoughts keep coming to me. What's the use? Why don't you commit suicide, why don't you end it all—no more worries, no playing, no nothing. Just a blessed blank. "That's what I've wanted and wanted. Now I'm going to have it. "This way honey, with my life, fin stopping the wreckingvof three lives. One neurotic lite for two normal, happy beautiful ones is a cheap price to pay." The letter urged his wife to "stay In the country" and not return to England. Scrawled at '. .e bottom were the words: "Oh God, I don't want to do this. What's the use " Air force Calls Reservist FAY'ETTEVILLE. Ark,, Oct. S (AP)-Maj. Sain E. shelficld, executive secretary of the University of Arkaasas Alumni Association for the last two years, has been ordered to active duty with the Air Force. He will report at Wright-Patterson Field. Daylon, o., Oct. 10. A'succes- sor as alumni nssociation secretary has not been selected. Sheffield is a native of Mt. Ida. Ark. Rent I.ockcrs Approximately one-half of the 6,000,000 farm families in the United States now rent frozen food lockers In the more than 9500 such plants in service. this easy way. Put a lew Vtcks Va-lro-nol Nose Drops In each nostril. 9 Va-lro-nol brings ™ relief in seconds . makes breathing - .easier. ..invites restful sl«p. # • VKXS tK/ A VA-TRO-NOL MOPS' "Diamond end Watch ,_ Headquarters." ' // costs you ^ NOTHING B EXTRA • PAY WEEKLY OR MONTHLY* GUARD'S JEWELRY NOTICE OF ACCOUNTS OF EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS FII.KH Notice Is hereby given that during the month of September,. 10-10 the following accounts of Executors • and Administrators hare been filed | for settlement and confirmation in ! the Probate Court for the Chlcta- 1 sawna District ol Mississippi Coxin- j ty, Arkansas and that such accounts with their respective tiling dates arc as follows: •No. 1391. Estate of H. B. Jones, , deceased. First and Final report of ( Byron Morse, Administrator filed i Sept. 1, 1949 . < No. 1321. Estate, of J. F. Mooney, deceased. Final report of Mrs. Josephine Mwiley, Administratrix filed Sept. 2, 1949' No. 1907. Estate of Linda Henderson, deceased. First and flnul report ?f H. G. Matthews, Administrator :ileii Sept. 26. 1049 No. 1003. Estate of Alice Nelson Lee, deceased. First and Final report of R. A. Nelson, Administrator filed Sept. 26, 1949 No. 1804. Estate of Joseph E. Elkins, deceased. First and Final report of Orville B. Elkins, Executor filed Sept, 30, 1949 , All persons interested in the settlement of any of the above estates \ arc warned to file exceptions there- i to, If any have they on or before i the sixtieth day following the filing i of the respective accounts falling I which they will be barred forever ! from excepting to the accounts. ' Witness my hand and seal as such j Clerk arid seal of said Court this j the 4th day of October, 1949. I Elizabeth Blythe, . County and Probate Clerk f ' ' ! ALL VEG67A8LS Phone the Load Off Your Back! Us iis easy us flial! Pick up your phone—call us—and sec: your wash-day luml disappear like magic I Yes- well call tor your laundry and do all of (lie Work' while you spend ymn- waah-clay in carefree relaxation! In a short lime we'll return your'wash' (o you— sparkling clean and in perfect condition. 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