The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 1, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 1, 1947
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FRlfMY, AUGUST 1, 10-17 BIATHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIEn NEWS Army Air Force Has Anniversary Squadrons Fly Over Many Cities in U. S. On 40th Birthday PAGE In His Sire's Shoesteps WASHINGTON. Aug. i. iirm-- Squadrons of army fighters and bombers were sent out over tiv nation's t:iies icday in observance of Air Force Day--40th birthday anniversary of the army air force?. Gen. Carl Spaalz. army air forces commander and other high ranking officers are making speeches ^Ihroiiiglicut ihc nation. Special AAP • dinners arc being held frc:n Al- buqucrquo, N. M., to New York City. In Washington, ground crews stood by for the arrival of a •^quadron of B-29's trying to establish a new speed mark between Tokyo and Washington. The theme of all these celebrations is the new Air Force slosian ''Air Power is .Peace Power." The nation's air might just 40 years ttgo consisted of one plane, built by the Wright Brothers and controlled by an aeronautical Di-| lor vision ol (he Signal Corps. Prom the this shaky start, it grow to a World Wnr II peak of 2.412,CO) officers and men and 80,0^0 planes. 'Now it is ciown to 3L8.0CO men and 25,030 planes ol which only 10.- GOO are first line ccmlial ships. Only 2,172 arc in commission, ready for instant combat. Spaatz said Army Air Force D.iy was being observed with a resolve that "our psacc-lcving nation inns 1 .'. suc '. 1 P'^'esas hc'p to guarantee the security 01 , Karkt:d.i!( ricm, the world by maintaining a .stale Raton. Fla. of military preparedness." j A If-I' 1 "' 1 -' 1 l«vniaiion 'Demonstrations are scheduled at o!l ircm "icnmonrt, Pemhcot 4-H Club Leaders Attend Camp .., | —•rhirly -i-li (luii mvinb IraM'i's of vaiiou-; ivmlseol 4-H clubs «,i,, ;„ Aveiuli todny lor a loiir-diiv nistrlel rami) The [jroup v,v,,I in ( |,,, Canilhen- Vll'.C Kl'lKXil l,,|s ,,.„, „„, m ,, m |,,, 1K were nmimiiairir-d |, V <\>i m i v Ks- lenslon Awm \; |>. Aml>uri;ev and Assistant i: n H,,,,,, Those elude. Chape! r-lr and Mi*. I niiret Wait. Dtiniivant. n, Nll . [; 7uhl ,,,, W | k ,,, nk ..\i| im i, |,. u( |,. r s. ana I.uivlle Crosser Mari>i, v ii., s n nMi N ,, viul; , !!,.,,.,. MrdLlu. FUiyn Itodnry, Hi Sliivi'ly uu. R. Horace Johnston 1 :; Charlotte. N. C.-owned' itmuicy is a 2-1 favorite in the $55,000 llamblelonian Stnl;e three-year-old trotters on the triangular Gotxi Time Mile Track. CioNhcn N. Y.. Anii. (i. Ill Shlvely is driver. Kodney's sire, Spencer fieoll, won Kentiu-ky Derby of Ihc harness world in lD-:<). Social Security Taxpayers Urged To Keep Posted on 'Investment 1 Tiy S. I5VIITON mCATI! I.-..; Field. Fin.. I and Boca will take Va.. and Ily over 'Virginia cities. Taylor Sand & Gravel Co. River Frond End of Bushy Sh Caruthersvillc, Mo. Several Thousand Yards o! Material Stockpiled No Waiting For Loading Orders Promptly Filled CEMENT Phone 573 N'liA Stair Correspondent NEW YORK. iNEA' — Juniiis Rcider worked ..teailjly Lr-twcen Ihc beginninsj of li-:n aiul Alnrch o; | "Vcrk. These incllcnte 1940. Then he had to quit. Dii'liiK | t -''' nl ° r " )ose tllat entire period \ r ', \\-as ('(.MitictcJ from his '.vages toi' Olcl A^c 'iv.r.r- ance. 13ut he could not col.cct benefits because he was not ye'. 05 when he stoppfyj. He had hi;, Doth !>irt>td.iy in February. 1912. htf. it npv-V OCCUITK! to Ju]iius Iliac lie then ajquii-»[| rights tinder the Social Security Act. So for f'vo years - im'i] his sister prodded him in'r, asking — he did nothing. for this loss Is ignorance of the law. p'.us failure to go to a nearby Social security llek! office and ask. Peter Kasius, regional director for four eastern states that have about :i() per cent of the nation's 'nsurcil wage earners, produced spot check itcords from three ol Ins field offices, two in Pennsylvania and. one. ,in upstate New that «H per benefits do not realize that they have rights under the. Social Security law until somebody—often home relict authorities tells them, Another 18 per cent just couldn't take the trouble u> drop in at a field office, register, aim wait for monthly checks to come from Uncle Sam Almost anybody can get n pre'.- l.v good idea whether he is entitled to old age insurance when he "retires" after lifi, or when her Insram liidi;e dub - - l.loyd Massey, lender, ;,„,! Frances earner I,nla yhi-Hp^, iiersliol Gris- soin. Klnin Johnson. Klieri 111 .lohn- son. Holland (•!„'. rrlimciclln Cohoon. Marlhii t'ohoon, Alice K.m Jones, earn] o, k . si.mford. .h 1,11 tie, Churle.s Itiihrrt Column. Me-- vel Jones, .icisenh i.llllo mui i;,,. Avis. Stanley Clul, ... nill|)1 , ,,.,,,,,._ .lames Wil<.iin. and liiilph Mel/Rer. Deerlnr, CI'il. . Klntx,, lOpliin. The camp i : . an iinnnal dlstru I nfftilr. ami will lust IbrotiKli H:.t. unl:iy. II Is sponsoi'cd by the intension sen-,, ,., ,,, (],,, va.imis ll()u ,,. ties in tile urea Pom- youthful Kolfers. tlirco Irom Ihe far \Ve;,t and one from Soulli liarolhin. sriiiari'd-off here lodny in 30-h»l« seiui-llmil matchcn of ',ho and annual National Junior Ciolf Toiirnauient. ' Defending champion Al Men-!, gert, Spokane Wash., met Franki Morcy, jr., San Diego. Cal., In one mutch. The other pitted George, Dial Hi, Columbia,- S, C., against Ciene Littler, San Dicuo, Cal. i 'J'hcn he learned, from his local [ lu ' sl);incl llics - 'I'l>e set-und dispatch Old Aue Itisllrance office, that li- 1 j could have been collectini; $2:1,30 j every month .since his tifjlh Ijiilh- diiy. Bv failini; tu ask abnnt his i rights lie lost 5S months benelils-- I a total of S1284.80 that he had bought and paid for. but never can | get now'. j Except for the name this is a i true story, it is one of many I thousands thai arc in the files of | Koeinl Security field offices all ; over the country. | There is no statistical summary i of the number of needy Ameri- leans who have lost — and are losing — insurance benefits bought with their own money or that of their late husbands and fathers. But experts say that the number is impressive: thousands of per- .cn.s. miHicm of dollars a year. Anil tile biggest single reason | . Jn COMMERCIAL this series will describe simple tests. But you don't have lo decide for yourself. Your Social Security field office will do it lor you, {jlad- ly and pleasantly. If ynn don'l UIIIMV where yimr nearest Sncial .Security fiolcl nfrire is Ideated, :tslt at your local post nfficc. If. like many, you don't know how to prove your afe, the Meld office will use every government agency to check that information, including some, from which no individual could get access to records. "We feel that our field office-, are her c to serve the public," snys Knsius. "We are anxious • to . en- coinasie everybody to come in and learn his richl.s, even though ha has no id>.'a of retiring lor years j to come. VV'J hate to sec anybody lose benefit's by wnitin^ too lon ; ; l>efore visiting our offices." One Pennsylvania man lost $14.92 a month for G5 months — for himself— and hall as much for his wife—a tola lof SMS.70—be- cause he did not know his rights and did not [rouble to Another man past 05 was laid off temporarily. He did not bother lo go to the- Social Security office. By lh" lime he discovered that the hiyn:f was permanent he had neuiianp.ii!ly lost 11 months benefits, tcitiilii'i! S253.3D. An insured w;ie,c earner died in March, 1041. His C0-yc«r-ukl widow coul:i collet", no benefits. When she became (i:> in April of 1!MG, -she was eligible for benefits. Shi didn't know n s,, S ] U , tltsl months lienrilts. sxm.HO. hofore n relative ailviwt! her to i;o to the field <(fflie and ask. Every mi,, nf ihesc losses, uod thousands like them, cunld hav • been avoided by followini: one slm ]>le rule: If a \vork(ir KVKIl has liad I'", deducted iroin wanes In 1 an employer for old At;e insurance: ta> Tlie minute he becomes US he should i[» to iho neai'est .So. cial Security lidd office null establish his rluhis. even though h« expects to no on working lor years. (b> The minute his wile or widow becomes lif>, she should i; .• 01 ] ions Clubs lie Mitvetded Cl'tlrn'd I). I'lerce (:'.' Mem|illis, 'Irliil. 'Ihc mnubeish ]J in <i.l!7 clubs •! i" toliils aati.l-l'!. Canttltorsvillc Woman Dirts While /n Pino Bluff 1'>V1LM-:. Mo. Ami. 1. The body ill' Mrs. l.cnnlr l-'ii-AlK loldnuni was relumed here yes- eidn^' hum Pine liiull. Atk , where ilie died Wednesday nlnlit iiluinl 7 I'flnel;. r'uneral :u i a)H;eineul:; are ni'umiilete pi'iuliiii; ihr arrival nl » am I mm New MrNieo. Mr.s. Huldmaii i;i the junniT l.tMi- nie l-'iL'lds and w:i:s reined in this eily. .She is well, lviiH'luljem! hy the older lesidrnts wl'h whom site attended M:hool. HIM' lute husliLtntl, Ihc h'ev. Don IlnUlnmn. \v;ri ijiu led In this oily two inunlhs ami. Junior Golfers Begin Semi-Final Matches Canning Peaches EI be I*tas by frhev Pound' or Bushe! Extra Large Fully Ripe Ib. SPECIAL! —— NANAS 12k CURB MARKET 130 E. Main , in.. i UP of (let 1 niul WEDDING PICTURE Capture the rapture of your wedding day forever with perfectly wrought pictures. • CHILDREN'S PIC10RES Have their pictures made in the familiar surroundings of their own home . . . by appointment onry - s i; 1 ,!!;^ ® BUSilSS BOILDIN6S Record* your business changes with accurate interior and exterior photographs. Livestock Photography PHONE 461 -- ASK FOR MRS. 0! Immediate Delivery A Gould's Automatic Water System Gives you the most for your dollar Farmers Terms Part this Fall-Part Next Fall Unicyclist BAKERY SPECIALS Fresh Lime Cake 2 thick Layers Smothered in Tasty Lime Icing of 100' Pure Sugar 69c On Sale Saturday Only! Telephone Your Order —• Dial 2073 Four year old J. E. Kills, .lr., of Beaumont. Texas, proudly i ides his new 1C inch unicycle. Believed to be the youngest unicycle rider in the U. S. Young Ellis started at three years on a ten inch wheel. A sJimmle was getting too big for the small wheel, Mel Hull, veteran unicycllst presented him with the 10 Inch one (N'EA Tclephotj.) K II K ... Slays Fresh Longer!

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