Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 16, 1963 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
August 16, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 5

Publication:
Location:
Alton, Illinois
Issue Date:
Friday, August 16, 1963
Page:
Page 5
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 5 article text (OCR)

, AUQUSf 16, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAOf J1VK Supreme Court to Act in Legislature Reapportionments Many States Now Provide Health Care By ItOittettT II. OOUllONSTtOlN CHICAGO (AP) - While Presi- clonl Kennedy's proposal to plane health cure for the aged undet Social Security still is awaiting a showdown, most stiitos linvi noted to provid(> health enrr> foi elderly residents who cnn'l afford lo pay Ihelr medical bills. A survey by llie American Med- Icul Association shows that more than iwo-thlrtls of the states have adopted KetT-Mllls programs to aid near Indlgenls and that al slates now afe using Kcrr-Mills hinds Mr the medical needs ol their recipients of old age assist' mice. Thirteen" stales have acted nf. {Intuitively on Kerr-Mllls bills since June 1, 10(i2. The survey also showed o mint' her of stales with Kerf-Mills pro grams In operation have made the benefits available to persons will higher Incomes or hnve expander the benefits offered. The Kerr-Mills law became ef fcetive Oct. 1, ISM). It (& a fed eral-stale fund matching program designed for medically needy per sons who have reached their Kill birthday. The American Medical Associ ntion supports (lie Kerr-Mills pro gram. It contends the leglslalioi can supply assistance lo all in digenl or near indigent persons who need it, if Ihe stales implement Ihe federal legislation. The Kennedy administration contends Ihe Kerr-Mills program] Y ou will be" able to buy mor. By Peg Bracken and Rod Lull States May Cut Federal Tax Slash n.v SAM DAWSON Al' KiiNlnotM News Analyst NEW YORK (AP)-If you gel that tax cut next year that you've been hearing about for so long, who Is goipg to spend it—you 01 your stale and local governments? Congress may pass an Income lax cut for individuals and corporations this year or early nexl year. But the skeptics say Ihe $10 billion or so which Ihe federal government might thus free would just bo a silting duck for stale, county or local governments looking for more funds they can tap by raising their own lax rates. If so, Ihe end result could be that the taxpayer would end ]9(M owing just about as much as ever lo one or another tax collector. One of Ihe big arguments for a federal lax cut—beyond the nal- tax cut by it will free tl.V StANLKY MEISIJCH WASHINGTON (AP)-The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to blow away some of the haste thai contorts and confuses the picture of legislative reapporlionmenl In Iho 50 stales. On Nov. 1.2 the court will hear arguments in cases Involving the districting of legislatures In Virginia, Maryland, New York and Alabama. The court's decision—expected later in Ihe session—may loll the other stales and the other federal courts just what the Supreme Court expects them lo do. Although the Supreme Court, In a March 2G, J962, decision, said thai federal courts have jurisdiction in cases where citizens complain about legislative districting, Ihe court lefl a number of questions unanswered. It may answer Ihern now. Or, if it doesn't answer the ural appeal of any nny agency—is that more spending money. does not offer sufficient benefits and wants lo make medical assistance available lo all persons who retire and receive social security payments. The AMA survey covered ii'l jur-l isdictions — the !>0 slates, Ihe District of Columbia and the territories of Guam and Puerto Rico. It showed: Old age assistance programs under Kerr-Mills are in effect in all 54 jurisdictions. This provision autliorix.es the federal government to match slate, funds used exclusively for payments for medical services up to a combined total of $12 a month above the previous $(io monthly maximum. A total of <12 jurisdictions have enacted legislation to provide medical assistance for the agtlcl for near indigent persons not on old age assistance rolls. These programs are in effect in 34 jurisdictions, five other jurisdictions have adopted programs effective at later dales and three others have approved programs without appropriating funds. The 12 states which have not adopted them are Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Mon tana, Ohio, Rhode Island, Texas and Wisconsin. Coon Hound Water Race At Carrollton Sunday TOOL RENTAL Sales and Service EXPERT SMALL ENGINE UEPAlll THE WORKSHOP Godfrey Ph. <l<iO-045n GODFIMQV ROAD Vi-Mllc North nl Hie Flrchouso things you want, the argument goes, and thereby you will bo encouraging more production, more investment in future production, and hence . more sorely needed lobs. That, in turn, would add a lot nore people to the income tax rolls, and the U.S. Treasury would collect more, even at the reduced rales. But the state and local governments are searching lor more revenue to meet the needs of growing communities and to furnish still more services that people like to have (even if they don't enjoy paying for them). If $10 billion is freed by the federal tux collector, it'll be mighty templing to other revenue seekers. It is widely conceded that stale and local lax rates will rise, or new taxes be devised. These will come out of your pocket, leaving just that much less to be spent at the store. Will this nullify Ihe boost to 'the economic growth rafe that a federal tax cut is supposed to promise? Waller W. Heller says that isn't necessarily so. The chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers argues this way: "The boost to over-all demand is the same, whether the federal tax savings are spent directly by taxpayers or indirectly, at their command, by their slate and local governments." He contends' Dial the end result would be "higher output, more jobs and a greater legacy of real wealth—houses, schools, productive plant and equipment." Heller adds that federal tax cut or no, the increase nexl year in stale and local tax revenues is expected to approach $3 billion. questions in these four cases, the court likely will—if and when it takes up a case involving the Oklahoma Legislature. Last July 17. a three-judge federal court in Oklahoma City ordered the rcapportionmenl of both houses of the Oklahoma Legislature on the basis of population tmd nothing else. Oklahoma Ally. Gen. Charles Ncsbitt said he would appeal to the Supreme Court. The Oklahoma decision is significant because it seems to answer two questions most often asked about reapportionment: 1. Is the "little federal system" legal? These are legislatures which are like Congress in that they have one house apportioned by population and the other by geographic units. 2. If a house is apportioned by population, how strictly does it have to follow population? Do th- er factors—geography, tradition, area—have a right to be considered? Reports from Associated Press bureaus throughout the country show that 31 state legislatures, under the prodding of the court's 19G2 decision and the drive by the cities and suburbs, have taken some step.s to redistrict since the I960 census. But, in the eyes of the critics, these often have been no more than token steps. AP bureau reports show that federal suits demanding fair apportionment have been filed in 29 states, 16 of them in states where the legislatures have taken steps. So far, the survey shows, there has been little change in the balance of power. Rural areas still CARROLLTON — A coon hound 1 water race is scheduled for Sunday, beginning at 11 a.m., al Freeh's Lake one mile south of Carrolllon on Alternate Route 67. 'Hie event will be sponsored by Greene County Fox and Coon Hunters Association. In the first race, registered and grade dogs will swim together. Dogs must have characteristics of a hound. Trophies will be given for first and second tree, first and second line in final and for first tree and line in each heat Second dog will advance to semifinals. ,... ..-t—^jj. Mrs. Peggy Goodman of Carroll ton, Samuel Kinman of Hamburg, Mrs. Donna Laux and son of Pearl and Mi's. Barbara Rawe of Carrolllon. Dismissed Thursday were Henry Shaw and Mrs. Florence Rhoades of Carrolllon. Mrs. Hazel Tucker and Mrs. Mary Stone of Greenfield, Mrs. Lorella Hill of Batchtown and Mrs. Janet Omellos and son of While Hall. Ciirrollton Notes CARROLLTON — Mrs. Eugene Hobson and children returned home the first of the week from McLeansboro where they li a d spent a week with Mrs. Hobson's mother, Mrs. Irene Rogers. Miss Diane Jelenich and Miss Marge Knowles of New Lennox arrived Wednesday to spend a few days' with Miss Jelenieh's grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. Victoi j Clark. Wednesday w e r e i Bobby Lunger left Thursday to return to his home in Hialeah Greene Extension Council to Meet Tuesday., Aug* 20 CARROLLTON - Officers of Greene County Agricultural Kx- ension Council will be elected nt i reorganization meeting nf the [•"arm Bureau Building at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20. In addition, crop, livestock and irm management committees will be named. Smith Ksliiln CAHROLLTON — The will of Emery D. Smith was admitted to probate Aug. M by Judge L. A. Mehrhoff. All personal properly, except for two minor bequests,was left to the wife, 11 she be living, and, if not. to a son, Fletcher Smith. All of the rest of Ihe eslate was left to the son, Fletcher Smith and, in accordance with the provisions of the will, Fletcher Smith was named executor, giving bond of $2,000. The ill was executed May II, 1961, nd was witnessed by Mary ,1. pperman and Virginia K. I3ar- ard. Completes Course CAKROLLTON — Glenn Diohl, gency manager for IAA Insur- nce Companies in Greene Coun- v, has completed a two-week ehool in Macomb at Western IJ- nois University. Jerseyville Youth Graduate* at SJtl .JKRSKYVILLE— Richard Roth, younger son of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Roth of Jerseyvilln has" received his bachelor of science degree in elementary education nt commencement exercises held last week on the Carbondale campus of Southern Illinois University. \ Roth has accepted a leaching' position in the Lombard, III. | school system where lie will be I assigned to the sixth grade. Mrs. Roth lias accepted a secretarial K>sitlon in the school office there. His parents and sisters, Betty ml Donna Roth, uent to Carbon- lale to attend the commence- nent. Richard is Ihe fourth mem- ier of his family to engage in vork in Hie field of education. Ilwl Knplsts Shot MOSCOW — Russian news ourcns report I hr shooting of wo .young men who were ai> userl of raping 36 women in a 'ear. •••••MMHMHMBHHM^^^^^^H^^^^^H^HIBMVNMMMMMWBBHB^—' ' — Now! Lowest cost in years for LENNOX GAS HEATING Hospital Notes CARROLLTON — Admitted Wednesday as medical patients lo Boyd Memorial Hospital were Mrs. Peggy Goodman of Carroll- lon, Mrs. Mary Stone, Mrs. Shelby Engel and Kenneth Harr of Greenfield. Dismissed that the governors of Illinois, Indiana, Rhode Island and Wisconsin vetoed reapporlionment bills passed by the legislatures. In these cases, the conflict was largely political, with the governor belonging to one party and the legislature controlled by another. Fla., after a visit with his fath er, Joe Langer Sr., who is a pa tienl in Boyd Memorial Hospital Mrs. F. A. Linder and Mrs. C G. Purl will return home Satur day from Decatur where t b e y spent a few days with Mrs. Purl' son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harrington Haynes. dominate most: state legislatures. The reapporlionmenl picture is further complicated by the fact FINANCING Downtown Terms—Many. Many Months The school was designed lo pro- 'ide advance training and preson iew ideas and information on the Tianagement of an insurance ag ;ncy. Two Marriage Llw-nses CARROLLTON — Two m a iage licenses were issued recent y in the office of Richard Me .iine, Greene County clerk. One vas issued Aug. 12 to Denzel I^or- on and Miss Barbara Reynolds, Dotli of Roodhouse. The other was ssued Aug. 14 to Alonxo Edward annaford Jr., of Normal and Miss Barbara Dee Hal lock of Jersey vi lie. Don't Neglect Slipping FALSE TEETH Do false teeth drop, slip or wobble when you tnlk, oat, laugh or sneeze? Don't be annoyed and embarrassed by such handicaps. FA8TEETH. an alknllne <non-acfd) powder to sprinkle on your plates, keeps false teeth more (Irmly set. Gives confident feeling of security and added comfort. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. Get PASTEETH today at drug counters everywhere. MEN'S STURDY WORK SHOES Leather uppers, long wearing composition soles. Sizes 6 to 12. $/• 88 Reg. 6.00 .... HP WESTERN SHOE STORES 804-OK J5. Broadway AVERAGE COST FOR A 5-ROOM $CttC COMPLETELY HOME 999 INSTALLED Call Our Qua/i/ied Engineer lor Free Estimates—No Obligation ALTON SHEET METAL CORP. 103 CIWTKA1. ALTON I'HONK MO 3-OH09 Oil HO 2-1333 Read Telegraph Want Ads Daily FIRST SHOWING! I and DRYERS They're new! They - re glamorous! f hey're here npiy! FREE! MEASURING GLASS Just for watching demonstration of the new Frigidaire Washer and Dryer. Some of the best news appears first in a book! Pratt * Lambert EXTERIOR WHITE House Paint Beauty begins outside the home. Maintain that long-lasting quality look by eetecting one of the P*l Whites...each for a specific purpose...to give the best looting job in town. Their exceptional durability, hiding power, covering capacity and toauti^ appearance are fevoied by painters and home ownera ' 6.95 GALLON 1WH* 8 Gallant or more i in 4 tiullom 17.10 en. Take this happy young lady for instance. She's spreading the news all around town about where she's going to college. Actually this good news was first written in the pages of a savings book, in which each deposit entered was a firm step forward to her goal! 7ou, too, con read some "good news" afaoul college for your child in the pages of your savings bookl First step is to set up a sysfemaiic savings plan designed (o accumulate (he necessary funds when the time comes, Then follow through with your deposits according to schedule . . . and (he news is sure (o be good/ For Your Convenience Use Our Drive-In Window PHONE 466.3431 * 620 E, Third St. SAVINGS & LOAN Association Alton HO 5-4483 LIFT THE LID AND >: SEE THE BIG DIFFERENCE! FRIGIDAIRE underwater •.... ACTION ZONE helps get all your wash fabulously clean! Plus features galore: FRESH RUNNING WATER RINSES—for a sweeter, cleaner wash! Soil and scum overflow down the drain. SPINS YOUR CLOTHES DRY WONDERFULLY DRY! Saves drying time and current. Saves you heavy lifting! '**''"'*?• AUTOMATIC LINT DISPOSAL- no pans, no screens to clean, ever. Lint's rinsed away with the dirt—automatically! GIANT 12 LB. CAPACITY! CLOSE OUT PRICES! 1963 WASHERS AND DRYERS SEE THEM NOW AND SAVE! Open Mon. & Fri. Kites Till 9 p.m. Model WDA-64 4 colon or whltil With Trade MATCHING DRYER . . , $148 Open Mon, & Fri. Nltes Till 9 p.m. "Authorized Frlgridaue Sales cmd 550 I. BROADWAY "ACROSS FROM CERMAN1A" HO S-7721

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page