The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 31, 1950 · Page 3
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Thursday, August 31, 1950
Page:
Page 3
Start Free Trial
Cancel

THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 1950 BLYTHEVTLLE, (ARK.) COURIER PAGE FIVE Old-Age Payments InCountyAre Doubled Olcl-age and survivors insurance and pay their .social Social Securi- bencfit payments to 413 persons Ini t.y lax Itu'O and onn-fotirth per cent Mississippi County ilia-eased Irom I to start with) when they file their 13,600 to »12,500 per month following signing ol amendments to the Social Security Act last week by President Truman, it was disclosed ^pni E. Bradford, manager of the Jonesboro office of (he Federal Security Agency, Social Security Administration, said today that all monthly Insurance checks now be- in? paid to 3.100 beneficiaries in the 11 counties in Ihe Jonesboro district win be "raised substantially" beginning with September check.? Thc.se increases are scheduler! (a reach beneficiaries during the first «eek of October, he said, and Kill range from 50 to 100 per cent. The tolal amount paid these hcncficiA- rles will Increase from about $i3.- 000 to approximately {93,000. Mr. Bradford said. Allowed Karnlnes Hiknl The new law also Increases Ihe amount ot earnings a beneftdr.ry income tax returns it the end of each year. Present lax rales will more than pay for the Increased benefits at first, Mr. Bradford said, but higher contributions will be necessary :<* more people retire, or die. The law provides'that eniploye and employer will pay one and or.e-hnir per cent of payrolls through 1953, two per cent until the end of 1959, two and o.se-half per cent until the end of 1964, three per cent until the end of 19C9, and three and one- fourth thereafter. Only the first $3.600 of waxes In a year will be taxed. This represents an Increase from the $3.000 wage base which has been in effect since 1937. Farm Workers In Be Cuvcrert Self-employed persons, who are in effect, both employee and >im- ployer. will pay two and one-fourth per cent through 19,i3, three per may make per month, and sUll re- I cent until the end of 1959, thve ceive an insurance payment, from and three-fourth per cent until the SH.M to S50. Thir applies to bent- end of Ig(i4i folll . a]lrt on( >.i K ,if un (j ficiaries under the ace nl 75 for , , he enrt of |aK) an( , (oll , and - Kvrn received in a job covered earnings by Social Security. Alter b?comil)3 15. a beneficiary may have earnings Micome per yea ol any amount and still receive his Rco|1]a| . farm insurance, payment. r Mr. Bradford estimated lint the Northeast Arkansas «ea would have approximately the following numbers of newly covered workers per cent thereafter, on first F3.KOO of net .self-cmplnymcn Committee Views mported Labor MEMPHIS. Tenn.. AUR. 11. (AP> —A five-man presidential com- iiLsslon will open & two-day hear- here today on the smith's migratory labor problems. This Includes a study of prob- eius created by the practice ot bringing alien workers InW th United States for temporary employment—such, as the contracting of Mexicaiu each fall to help pick cotton. States to be represented include Missouri, fynitsinnR, Tennessee Mi-sissippi and Arkansas. The commission Is headed by Maurice. T Vim Hecke, professor nf la\v tit the University ol North Carolina. The commission was created bj President Trvunan. lasL June 3. It authorized to inquire Into social economic, health and education- conditions amons migratory workers—both foreign and domestic. Suijwet Soyi fBI Took Hit Uranium 'Samples' DENVER, AUR. 31. (/!>)—Sanford li. Simons. 28, says the FBI came lo his home about | wo yenrs ago and took away Iwo chunks of uranium about the size of hon CRRS. Simons, recently charged with;the theft of a vial of plutonhiin from the LAS Alamos. N. M., project, is free on $10,000 bond, pending arraignment Sept. 6. He was arrested 10 days aco by the FBI niter neenu recovered Hie Plutonium from beneath his house here. Me lias siiirt repeatedly that he look I lie Plutonium as a "souvenir" while working as a scientist nt Los Alamos in inin. In lellliiR of the chunks of uianhim. he sale he took lliem for.the same reason because he'd always liked to collect "mineral samples." under social security: U,OM self- workers, including household workers in farm homes, will be covered by Social security beginning in January. To he affected, the. worker must be employ- MARINE'S NUMBER-ONE BOY - Marine Pfc. Marvin E. Younger, ot Dixon, 111., has a "valet" to lv!p liirn over the rou^h spots in South Korea. The number-one boy is nine-year-old Kim Sun Chung, whose parents were killed at Seoul. Kim follows Younger around, cleans his mess gear and does other housekeeping chores He likes candy, and is learning a lot of English. (Exclusive photo by NEA-Acme staff photographer Norman Williams.) Polecat Sheds Name M'lTLE ROCK. Aup. 31. i/l'.i— An Arkansan of Indian descent had his name chanced in court here yesterday—and the reason seems obvious. Hereafter the former John Polo- cat of Senrcy will he known BS i John Simpson. Detective Asks Demotion Due to Clothing Prices KANSAS CITY, All«. 31. (il'i— Kansas Cily Police nepnrtmeiit p:\- troltnrn Ri'c furjil^hrcl their tint forms. Detectives wear busiiie.ss suil^ ond buy their own. Lawrence N. Hnnkx. 3H, a delct live nine years, was grunted his re tptcst for demotion lo patrolman. Hanks -sairt be smys -S100 lor Mill to fit his 250-poiuid frame nnd Hint's loo tnurh for his $21 t\-mou!li salady. PLOW WITH CARE—Something new has been added to rh« 'AUV > « ,o It Ihe plow pictured above, being examined by Murray K. Lincoln. riyhl t president of the Cooperative i.eagt»e i>fc the U. S. A., ami Wallace Campbell, n league: director, nl CAMB* hoacinuc.. , i's in i-.Vw York City. Rciuu sent to India, Pakistuiv and Ceylon, the CAHB plow is an easily .if.semblcd. ungle-vheet implement weighing 15 pounds. ed by one fnrm operator for a pcr- .employed nonfarm worker.;, 15C 0 'od of not less than five months and farm workers' and 1500 household Ih^e months must fa 1 within two wafers in private homes. There calendar quarters. After full three about 5.000 employees of Ihe stale and local government* In their counties who might be covered if the stale chose. The new definition of "employe" months of employment in the first quarter, the employe must work for the same employer in the second quarter not less than SO day.s with cash waces of at least $50 for work in the amended law accounts for additional jote. lo be covered by So:ial Security. This new definition extends federal insurance to full-time life insurance salesmen, apent-drivers or commission drivers eneaged in distributing meat or bakery products, vegetables or Iruit NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL products, beverages (other than milk), and. laundry or dry cleaning services. Full-time traveling or city salesmen (other than house-to- house salesmen) are included. Farm Operators Exceplcrt Still excepted from social secuvl- ty ' coverage are farm operators. ministers and members «f religious orders, and certain seU-emplojed prolessional people. The benefits will continue to be paid for in the same^ay—by pay roll taxes on the workers and employers involved. But since ,.self- em ployed-as well, as emplqyed persons are now covered, a new way ot c/^cctin? part of the taxes w:i.< c^PId for. Sell-employed persons i 'will report their annual earnings in that quarter. This bars occasif.n-j al or seasonal farm workers and itinerant harvesters from coverage under the new law. ELECTION IX DELL SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2S OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Notice-is hereby given that the annual school election In the above named District will be held on September 26, 1950, for the following purposes: | -The election of a member of the County Board of Education for a term of five years. The election of one director for a term of 5 years. To submit the question of voting a total school tax of 29 mills, as set o\it in the District's budget, which shall include, in addition to the mlllage for the operation and maintenance of the schools and for Ihe payment of the principal an-.l interest of outstanding bond issues, a continuins! bnildins fund millage tax of 15 mills to be^m with the trxes collected in 1953 to be voted for the purpose ol paying the principal and interest of a proposed bond issue of 46S.003, to be issued for the purpose of erecting and equiping new school buildings and to repair atid improve present school buildings. Said bond issue will run for approximately 14-years. In addition to the millage ^bove recited, she iS:ue will be secured by a pledge of the surplus derived each year from a building fund tax of 15 mills voted for the District's bond issue dated September 1. 19(9. The polls will open at 8:00 o'clock A.M. and will close at 6:30 o'clock P. M. on September 26, 1950, at the following polling places In the District to-wit: Dell School, Half Moon] Schjol. GIVEN this 23 day of August, 1850. John Mayes, County Supervisor W. Berrman. . • ' County Sheriff g:24-31-9;7 l.asf Times Today "Secret Fury" Starring Claudelle Colbert & Robert Rvan More than 45 ner cent of Texas' agricultural income is from livestock. Friday "The Great Train Robbery' with Tom Comvav Back to School In Smarl Shoes that Wear and Wear and Wear! POLL PARROT-STAR BRAND Hays Store Is Back to School Headquarters Mothers, what better way could you start your child bach to school than with a new pair ot pre-tested Poll Parrot Shoes, f very pair expertly fitted, pre-tested to assure you of longer wear, more comfort atfd better fit. See our new fall selections today. you saw them in SEVENTEEN FOR CLASS! STADIUMI STREET1 1. I'OI-L PARROT BROWN LOOP TIE OXFORD . ; . moccasin lype loc wilh Ita- Ihcr sole. Sizes \2\'i to 3, widths from A lo C. 2 POLL PARROT bOYS HROWN nLUCHER. Ideal fnr dress or school. Nation*. Hrl.v advertised. Sizes I2|/j lo 3, widlhs li and C. 595 3 SCAMl'KHOOS , , . Brown strap I'timp Loafer, moccasin, loc. Soft lea I her upper. Low heel. Long wearing Holes. 'I lo S. Al stadiums, in classes, on dales, all soy hurray for Connie lo-heeler»! Youll love their comfy cushion-insolei . their soft, creomy-jmooth suedes iuslrous, gleaming calfskins! Colorful, value-ful, too and so easy-on-lfie» pockttl You'll HAVE to hove wverat pairs! $5 45 to $6 95 HEUER'S SHOE STORE 423 W. Main fhon* 3549 545 5 BOYS MOCCASIN . . . lug sole oxfords. Heavy i ctl ruli- her Ing notes. All leal her iii>|HTS. i\lorc value per dollar Ihan any oilier shoe yon can buy. Si/cs \'i\'i lo 3 4.!)S, sixes 2«/j lo 6 ' POLL PAHKOT UiOWN HLliCHER. Your litlle eirl will love Ihese smarl ox- fordK. Si/.es S!/2 lo 12, 12H fo ;i, A & C widlhs. 498.545 STAlt BRANDS. . . Boys all Icadicr hro'wn wuslern style loafer. Silver liuckle and western design on loc. The perfect school !>hoc. Si/.cs 2 K! In H 6 95 595 Us2 Cur Lay-Av/ay Plan 4. 5. VV« /love many other styles and sizes to choose from in b*(h run Poll Parrott, Polly Debs and Star Brand shoes. We have a sfue to fit eyery mei.i'nor of your family ot a price you con aftoid to pay. *OO E. MAIN ST.

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free