Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 12, 1950 · Page 33
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 33

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, January 12, 1950
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*AOK THIRTY.POUR ALTON EVIM1MO TBLKOKAMt TMURiDAY, JANUARY 12, Benefits Apply ToManyPOWs U. S, Will Pay Servicemen Interned fey Enemy By KENNETH tt llt'BBS MaolMti Co. Sendee Officer, Illinois Velernns Commission Many ex-prisoner-of-war veterans are eligible for benefits under the Wnr Claims Act of 1948, Public Law 896, 80th Congress, approved July 3, 1948 (War Claims Act) Section 6 provides, in part, for the payment of compensation to a member of the military or naval forces of the United States who was held as a prisoner of war by an enemy government after Dec. 7, 1941. Such compensation is payable at the rate of SI for each day of confinement on which the enemy government failed to furnish the quantity of food required by the terms of the Geneva conversion of July 27, 1929. The law further provides that any claimant may, but need not, be represented In the preparation, presentation, or prosecution of his claim by an agent or attorney admitted to practice before the War Claims Commission. An agent or attorney or other accredited person who has'been admitted to practice before the War Claims Commission, who has filed a power of attorney executed by n claimant, may receive for his services irt assisting a claimant In the' preparation and filing of an application form, In this class of claim, a fee of one percent of the amount awarded. Higher fees not to exceed 10 percent of the amount awarded are authorized by the commission In cases such as those requiring the securing of additional oral or written testimony, or the preparation of an appeal. Certain veteran! and service organizations, including the American National Red Cross, have been accredited to represent claimants before the commission and are available to assist you, without charge, All office of the Illinois Veterans Commission are equipped to assist veterans without charge also. The same benefits are available to widows, children, dependent parents or dependent husband, as survivors of deceased prisoners of- war, In that order of preference. Civilian detention benefits are applicable only when American citizens were captured in the Philippines or other Pacific areas by the Japanese on or after Dec. 7, 1941. Payments of $60 per month are provided for civilians 18 years - of age or older and at the rate of $25 per month for each calendar month during which such person was less than 18 years of age. Survivors of deceased civilian Internees benefits are available to widows, children or dependent husband In that order of preference, (Not available to parents). All necessary forms and Information regarding the above benefits arc available at the two Madison County offices of the Illinois Veterans Commission, 102 West Third, Alton, and YMCA building, Granite City. Cottage Hills Baptist Youth Class Party COTTAGE HILLS, Jan. }2 — (Special) — Mrs. Edgar Autrey; entertained the > Baptist Youth Fellowship class Tuesday evening at the church. The class consists of intermediate age boys and girls. Cottage Hills Notes COTTAGE HILLS — Mrs. Lloyd Ornellas left Wednesday for Eldorado to visit her mother, Mrs. Hallie Grisham. Mrs. Ornellas will be joined by her husband Saturday and they will return Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Eriah Hurly of Alton spent Saturday evening visiting the Rev. and Mrs. Clarence Hamilton. The Hamilton daughter, Esther, returned home with Mr. and Mrs. Hurly and spent Saturday night as their guest. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Long and daughter, Sue, and Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Dodd of Alton were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rhine Grable. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hodge spent Sunday evening In Edwards ville visiting Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schmidt. Mrs. Hodge Is a niece of Schmidt. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Htgglns and daughter, Vickl Lynn, spent Sunday at the home of Hlggins' parents, Mr. and Mrs. R, J. Hlggins. Miss Clmrlene Usher of Alton visited her friend, Miss Esther Hamilton, Sunday, Mrs. James Hodge has returned home after visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Berry Smith of'Ash ley. .Businessman Starts Life in Monastery COLLEGEVILLE, Minn.. Jan. li UP>~ His old world shut out by the walls of St., John's Abbey, Donal; D. Foster today started the volun tary religious seclusion for which he forsook his wife and a successful business career. Foster. SO, arrived yesterday by train from San Francisco, express Ing determination to spend the rest of hit life In the monastery and to "dedicate myself to a life of quiet humility." The former California hobb> shop owner conceded that his fu ture depends on the next 18 months. In that period ho must decide whether he can adapt him •elf to the rigid monastic life. Religious Instrusction will oecu py the first. six months. After thaat, Foster will serve In the no vlUte for • year and then take the Benedictine vows of poverty, Chastity and obedience. He may withdraw from the order any time within Uirat yean. SayUwr* Driak ftrba miff <• an aromatic bev- Ufa prepewd In South America tnm lit* feavM at Paraguay tea, liUnv «««ct on tn« Tha trae belong! to U* "UNCLE" DICK SLACK'S ALTON STOR COAST TO COASTHBI SLACK ONE OF THE GREATEST NAMIS IN THI FURNITURE IUSINESS DINETTE SETS- lor 2 OF A KIND IN LIMITED QUANTITIES S*mt In 411 C*l»rt( $110 I-PC. DUNCAN FMYFI $| f|A STOLID CHIOMI SIT IU9 Onacaa Phyfe styled cbreaw pedestal base with plastic tea, chreme frame. 10*41" el* tends te lOitO" with ettra leaf. 4 meHhlnf tkelrs with ne*ia« sprlne, test*. Plastic ••» fc.lit.ry. FREE GIFTS AS USUAL DURING THIS SALE FLOOR SAMPLE SALE! REG. $205 VALUES._ 149 SEE THESE DINETTE SET BUYS! $198 VALUES! SALE $ PRICE 135 Ovel>end center estentlen teble with laminated alettic tea, ec ton* te JJi»:". Pesble "Y" chrem.d tubular steel left—4 chalrt In wethable ploitlc with 4 chremed tnh»lor tteel left. REGULAR $79 VALUES! RIDUCED IY THI JOLLY IRISHMAN TO 39 Percelala refectery type table tea 2Si40", tt- tends te 43x40". Resistant te acid, beat, stelni. Peyr • compartment cutltry drawer, chreme framed. 4 eahelttered metehlnf chairs. NOW! REGULAR $95 VALUES $5900 SLACK'S SALE PRICE ONLY A taace-iavlae. dlaette that doublet far card tamest 90*10". eitendt with leaf te 30x42". a}|eamln« alattic tap with chremed fsbiilar steel legs and trim. 4 matching chairs with alettU Pabrlllte eahelttery. J SURPRISE VALUE! ALL WHITE PORCELAIN GAS RANGES COMPLETE WITH LIGHT ANP TIMER! ROBERTSHAW OVEN REGULATOR! 119 $149 GAS RANGE, NOW REG. $119 VALUE $!«» GAS RANGE, NOW 9325 GAS RANGE, NOW LIVING ROOM SUITES REDUCED $1*1.00 2.»e. Medera Rete Needletei Suite _ ',- If8.00 $2«t.OO 2-Pc. Pine Mea> $141 SOFAS . . REDUCED! •Y THE JOLLY IRISHMAN MOPERN SECTIONAL SOFAS SAVE ON SLEEP LOUNGES OMN to Full Silt ltd W/fh iMtripriag Motrranei.' VSnJ!£ JW v " lutl y*J}*NOW M79 S249 J-PC.S SOFAS . - $349 4-PC.S SOFAi - . 159 219 $19t 2-FC.S SOFAS-tan 3-Pc.S SOFAS .. -WN-->»-\ii*'*«^* 1 %»»' tiH 4.PC.S 2j^Pmi«> — • 129 195 239 USE YOUR CREDIT! A GIFT SLACK j; WILL BRING ;; JYOU BACK! You'll bt svrprlstoJ fc»w chtap y*v cm buy IOJHIOJ «f ffctit tojmplt pfoctil lUduetd 30%, 40%, M% moJ tvtn mort! Odd lots, short lots, OHO and two-of-o>klnd, •omplti, ALL TOP GRADE* in a big yoor* ond SURPRISE valut tvtnf! Comt In! Look thtm ovor! You'll aaroo that Unelt Dick Slack has somt rtal SURPRISE SAVINGS hero for you! DINING-ROOM SUITES GREATLY REDUCED! 295.00 7-Pe. Natural Maple Junior Diniaf Suite 159.00 325.00 9-Pe. Modern Walnat Veneer Dining Suite _ 188.00 289.00 l-Pe. Modern WoliMt Veneer Dining Saltt 350.00 7-Pe. llond Mo.hoa.ony Jr. Oinlnq-Room Siiitt 365.00 9-Pe. Modern L't Walnut Dining'Room Suitt 495.00 9-Pe. Mahogany 11th Room Suit* 325.00 I.Pe. Mahogany 18th Caiftury Room Suit* 475.00 9-Pe. Mahogany Period Dinlng>Room Suite 198.00 199.00 266.00 385.00 267.66 349.00 BREAKFRONT SECRETARIES REDUCED $221 MANNUV SfAQ $210 MUM8ANV UUKflONTS '179 SMS MEAKFftONTS '195 1210 OHUKnOIITt Sill MICE 198 $7t SECRfTARY'DESKS $ SeantlfNl Maheieay Plnlsbl Ideal te fill that wall space la yeir kernel WHItl TMIY UIT! 49 oc tttVALUIS $0gj ilDUCID TO HOt VALUIS NOW ONLY ALL ITEMS AND QUANTITIES SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE BEDROOM SUITES $119.00 l-P«. Welnst Plslth Werdrebe Sslte — 1*0.00 LPc. Prime Vera •adiraaai Salte — —. 21100 1-Pc. Medera Ma. beaeay Plalth Suite . 24100 |.Pe. Medera Maple Salte . 2*0.00 4-Pc. Medera Wai. aat Veaeer Oedreem Sslte 129.00 310.00 4-Pe. Salld M«»4a Twl«* _ _ _ 218.00 149.00 3-Pe. Vaaoar Salta 188.00 291.00 3-Pc. 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