Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 10, 1975 · Page 52
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 52

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, August 10, 1975
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-- August 10,1975 Sunefav Gasetie-Moi T rfc*rta«t»n 'AAtt ViftViAla-- Social Security Act Becomes 40 This Week WASHINGTON (AP) -- Forty years ago this week the Social Security Act became law, offering financial protection for the first time to millions of aged, jobless and impoverished Americans. The debate over the sweeping social welfare program, a cornerstone of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, still rages. In signing the act into law on Aug. 14.1934, Roosevelt said that for the first time it promised some security against startling industrialization changes. The nation was in the midst of the Great Depression and 11 million persons were out of work. "Young people had come to wonder what would be their lot when they came to'old age. The man with a job has wondered how long the job would last." Roosevelt said. "We can never insure 100 per cent of the population against 100 per cent of the hazards and vicissitudes of life," Roosevelt said. "But we have tried to frame a law which will give some measure of protection to the average citizen and to his family against the loss of a job and against poverty-stricken old age." * * * THE SOCIAL SECURITY Act established the federal-state unemployment insurance system, Social Security pensions for retired workers, child welfare, maternal and child health programs and benefits for crippled children and the blind. All of the programs have been expanded over the years. In Social Security, for example, the 255,000 beneficiaries who began drawing benefits in 1940 have swelled to 31.1 million retired workers, disabled adults, widows and minor children. The child welfare program, which later became the Aid to Families With Dependent Children program, now provides about $8 billion in cash benefits each year to more than 11 million poor adults and children. About 50 of the charter Social Security beneficiaries are still alive, the government said. The oldest is Charlie Smith of Lakeland, Fla., a former slave who celebrated his 134th birthday last July 4. The Medicare program for Social Security beneficiaries was added in 1965 and now covers 23.6 million persons for hospital care and 21.2 million for physicians' medical care. Prostitution Tax Lien Paid Off WHEELING. W.Va. (AP) - A Wheeling woman convicted of prostitution related activity paid a $142,000 federal tax lien on a Wheeling house, tax records show. Isabel Prince, 50, was named in the lien filed by the Internal Revenue Service. Tax records show the lien was removed last month. The lien was based on what the IRS claimed was income received during, 1973 from illegal prostitution activities at the house. The woman was found guilty last month in Florida of interstate travel involving prostitution. Court records say she is appealing the conviction and is free on $5,000 bond. Also named in an $138,000 IRS tax lien was Alma Bruce, for income allegedly received during the same period at the same house. COGS Expands Social Work Staff Carole R. Glasser of Charleston and Charlene L. Bomar of Tuskegee, Alabama have been added to the staff of the social work department at the West Virginia College of Graduate Studies. Mrs. Glasser has been coordinator of training and referrals at the Charleston Job Corps Center for Women. Miss Bomar is an instructor of social work at Tuskegee Institute. LLOYD DEPARTMENT STORE SHOP LLOYD'S MONDAY AND FRIDAY NITES TILL 9P.M. · *--· --- -- -- -- '--· iimvjw ^^·11^^ / n ^^^ v -- Co or NO-IRON PRINTED SHEET SALE sw. REG. 4" FULL FLAT AND FITTED REG.3 79 '88 TWIN FLAT AND FITTED 50% POLYESTER · 50% COTTON e 1ST. QUALITY e EASY TO CARE FOR, IN A LARGE SELECTION OF FLORAL PRINTS AND .WALLPAPER STRIPES i · SAVE ON EVERY J PERMANENT ' PRESS PRINTED SHEET IN OUR STOCK DURING OUR BIG AUGUST SALE REG.3 29 PILLOW CASES VALUES to s 14" IF PERFECT LADIES'PANT SUITS · BONDED KNITS IN POPULAR PULL-ON-PANTS · SCREEN PRINTS AND SOLID COLORS BOYS'100% COTTON CORDUROY BAGGIES · ASSORTO PLAIDS, CHECKS, STRIPES SUES MEN'S REG.Tol4°° FIRST QUALITY FAMOUS MAKER CUFFED BAGGIES LARGE SELECTION OF NEW FASHIONED PLAIDS. 6 to 14 PAIR PAR WAIST SIZES 29 TO 38 LENGTHS 32 · 34 · 36 KROGtR COUPQNJl ft Extra Copyrght ISIS-The Kroger Co. Items and Prices good Aug. 10 thru Aug. 16 in ill West VirtiBii Ktojer Stores utpt io the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia mi McDowell and Mercer Counties. We reserve the rifbt to limit quantities. NONE SOLD TO DEALERS. = Top Value Stamps 35 With Coupon-Limit 1 Coupon with $10 ·· or More Purchase 324190 (Excepting Items Prohibited by Uw) _. , Void After Sat., Aug. 16, 1975 Tv Kroger's V A L U A B L E KROGER COUPON Kroger Beef Wieners With Coupon limit 3 Pkgs. With Coupon S10 or More Purchase Void! After Sat., August 16,1975 Subject to Applicable State 1 Local Taxes Illlllllllllllllllllllllll K R O G E R COUPON Assorted Varieties Continues .S. Govt. Choice People's Choice, Boneless Whole, 10- To 12-lb. Avg? Sirloin Roast $139 Ib. fttopMCtow) Banquet 5 Dinners E ll-oz. Pkgs, With Coupon Limit One Coupon With $10 or More Purchase Void After Sat., August 16,1975 Subject to Applicible State Local Taxes Illllllllllllllllllllllllll L Wrapped I Order Into Roasts, Steaks Ground Sirl V A L U A B L E K R O G E R C O U P O N All Purpose Crisco 5-To Mb. (Sliced Ib. 89=) Smoked Picnics Ib. 'With Coupon Limit Om Coupon With $10 or More Purchase Void After Sat., August 16,1975 Subject to Applicable State I Local Taxes Illllllllllllllllllllllllll Kroger White _ Bread -* u - Any Flavor Country Ice Cream .. c . ta . Kraft Salad Dressing Miracle Whip 15 Size Cantaloupes Thompson A Seedless , b " White Grapes Kroger Macaroni Cheese Dinners 7V4-OI. Pkgs. Limit 1 With Additional Food Purchase ^^····M^MMi^^^^^H^^HHHB Kroger Stores Now Open Hours a Day (Except Ashland (Winchester Ave,), Gassawoy, Hinton, Ironton (514 S. 3rd), Pifceville, Roinelle, Summersville and White Sulphur) Plus Top Value Stamps * .

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