The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 19, 1968 · Page 8
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 8

Freeport, Texas
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Thursday, September 19, 1968
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SS beneficiaries need to report changes now -" "7, ITEXANS AT WAR] Social Security beneficiaries In Drazorla, Galvon- ton, and Matagorda Counting who need to roi»rt changes of addross or other events that affoct the payment of their monthly benefits should now do 0 through the social security office at 1419 'Fremont In Gal- voston, Samuel I". Ward Jr., district manager, said today. Reports may be mado by mall, telephone, or personal visit. Ward said that up to now beneficiaries werooncouragnd to notify the .Social Security Administration about the oc- of those events on Clute approves contract for tax collection CI.UTK - The City Council ^proved acontract with Gates ".•en ot Austin for collection o( dellikjunm laxos within the city. In a discussion coitcurning the contract, Council (numbers agreed that they would like tor Sloeii to work closer 'Alln thtt city than he liasilonw In the past. Council members also said f at they would like to sen ,*clal conslduratloti Kiven to hardship casus. The contract rails furSU-cii to rcci'lvi' 10 |»i-r ciMit of the money collecti-fl. About nlrn.' IHT cent of If r >7 taxes an- prr-si'iitl) d<'lltn|ucnt, Council nu'Milwrs slati."!. UOATS AND SI'OHT.S I.QUII 1 - MKX'T sell ll>:e hot cakt>;, with "'ant Ads. Dial UK 3-2011 now and place ;.mirs. postcard forms pro-addresnod lo one ol six social security record centers throughout the country. Ueneficlarles received the post card forms when they Initially applied for monthly benefits. Ward said that the change in reporting methods Is designed to reduce (he time needed to change addresses and process other Information having an effect on payment of monthly benefits. The change Is prompted by t li H Increased capacity of social security district off Ices to transmit the Information over high speed communications circuits lo record offices. In addition to address changes Ward said that some ol t liu events that uffuct receipt of monthly social, .security chocks are employment, marriage or remarriage In some instances, divorce, school attendance, ami death. OFFICER WAS ARMED, BUT SO WAS SKUNK SAN ANTONIO,Tt-x.(A!') — Patrolman KolwrtRudu- wick, arnittd with chemical Maci;, fin!routed a skunk armi'd 'MUi his own spray d«vlcc. Kudiiuick, iiiisu urine a call to tft lhi> .skunk out ol a i:.irui:i!, flrt«l th« Mart-. Tin- skunk did his (lung. l-'umlng In moru 'A :iys than on<- ( Hudi.-v.lck drew Mis st'rvlCM revolver and put Div skimk i ut o! buslriuss. I3y ASSOCIATED PRESS Ever do something you started regretting at once? Texan at War Sgt. Jerry S, Fielder has, and he's lucky lo be around to talk about II. While on engineering operations near Mo Uuk In South Vietnam, Fielder was working with a companion Inside a met al culvert, building a bridge. The two men, stooping to pass from one end of the dark tunnel to the other, were slack- Ing sandbags when Fielder ac- cldonlly uncovered and activated a booby-trappod grenade. H was placed between two of the l>ags by the Viet Conn. Fielder heard the handle fly from the grenade and rattle on the metal floor of the tunnel. "The grenade spun around then rested again on the burlap lag and 1 knew right then I liad about five seconds at the most to net out of that culvert," Fielder said. Ftcldi-r threw the sandbag lack over the hand grenade, pushed his companion through oni; end of the culvert, screamed a warning, and started running the length of the-17-foot culvert. The grenade exploded, blasting him from (hi-mouth of the c}llnder and Into a stream. Hi' was wounded but only slightly. "I almost died when I saw that handle fly off the i:rc- nade," Fielder said. "I knew r!|;ht away I had made a bin mistake, and my S O M K II O D Y W N A TS ; ou r urmeeded sports equipment. Advertise- in the Want Ads for action. Dial UK 3-2011 now! only Impulse was to get out of there before I was left holding the bag." For his quick thinking in saving his and another life, Fielder won the Soldier's Medal for "heroism not Involving actual enemy conflict." Fielder Is now serving as a member of the 10th Engr. Hn. of the 1st Armd. Dlv. al Ft. Hood. JKT SKTTKH, but she'll travel ahead of first class; In lad, she'll be running the sho 1 *. Turld v.'lderoe. .'lO, of Norway has beenac- ci.-pk-d by Scandinavian Airline System as a trainee pilot lor itsbig jets. Miss Wlderoe reportedly is the first v.oman to be accepted for such training by a major airline. Clule sets new bond rale for contractors CLUTE - In an effort to make their demands more equal v/lth that of other cities, Chile Councllmen approved the amendment of an ordinance requiring a $fi,000 bom) for residential electrical contractors working in the city. The nev/ bond required Is $1,000. In a study of neighboring cities, the Council had learned that Krecnort required a $500 bond, Lake Jackson $1,000 and Angleton, $1,500. The amendment passed unanimously. Councilman Jessie Tlpton was not present. Deadline near to get ballots New residents of Texas who v;ish to vote In the presidential election this year must apply for a ballot by 5 p.m. Friday. The ballots may be obtained at the office of County Clerk Herbert R. Stevens Jr. at the Courthouse in Angleton. This reminder is for tier- sons who will have lived In Texas more than GO days but less than a year on next Nov. 5, general election day. Field house entered H. E. Hopper, athletic 'Jin-dor at Brazosporl High School, reported to Freeporl Police Wednesday morning that the high school field house had been broken into and a movie projector valued at $500 was missing. Hopper showed police where the west front door to the field house had been kicked In. 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IRONSIDE 7:30 |iN CDLORl Ironside's a cop as tough as they come-he hunts down bad guys even though he's confined to a wheel-, chair. Raymond Burr stars. And tomorrow: 'i uny Fran-- ciosa, Gene Barry in The Name of the Game, iirst oi ;• °0 minute movie series. TONIGHT ON

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