The News from Frederick, Maryland on July 1, 1948 · Page 6
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The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 6

Frederick, Maryland
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Thursday, July 1, 1948
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It* Vcw* Pndtarlck. JM, ·n«r*4*r. J»ly 1. IMS Dividends For Veterans Are Delayed Washington, June 30 «Pj--Veter-! maK That dividend you've been «x i pectin^ 03 urariinie life insurance I policies nsay not be declared until i 1SSO. j BL W. Breining. Veterans Admin- j istrziion insurance chief, had noth- \ if to say, but a VA spokesman· eondeded that such a delay is like- 1 ly- The agency asked for $7.364.000 j as a start on the job---estimated j eventually- to cost $23,000.000--o£ ( ; auditing national service life insur-! anee records and preparing divid-1 end checks. Officials expected the f $7^364,000 to last no more than six! months, when another appropria-} tioa would have to be requested. ] VA had estimated that the re- j quested appropriation \vou!d enable : it to add 2.700 employes within one I year--or 3.400 for six-month terms j --to take care of the program, and j powibly to start paying out a dividend next summer. TnbUa* Ifirrmiirl "Nobody knows how much the program will be delayed under the smaller appropriation, but it's · obvious the job can't be done as initially planned.** the spokesman i said. I There's an estimated $6.735.000,000 in the national service life insurance fund. It involves more than 20.000.000 active and lapsed policies. with a number of veterans or their heirs due to collect dividends on two or more policies each. Individual dividends will vary with size of each policy, the length it wai la force and the a^e of the ; insured. j "The Veterans Administration is ' going right ahead with its employe j training program, even though on a \ smaller scale than had been antici- '' pated." the spokesman said. i "Right now- ,\ve are "teaching 1 teachers' in what they are likely to : encounter in auditing premium ac- · count records. ; "After these persons have beets trained they will go to the 13 branch oilices, ,,-oca.jty .. , t August 1. to recruit and train the personnel we will need." VACATION BENEFITS Martinsburg. W. Va.. June 30 W.i--The Dunn Woolen Company announced it is paying its 400 em- ployes about $30.000 in vacation benefits on the eve of their annual holiday, which runs from J u ' v 5 to Ju;v 12. Traffic Deaths In U. S. Are Increasing Chicago, June 30 Iff)--The na;' tion's traffic deaths increased in j May for the first time in seven | months. j A total of 2.C50 highway latal- · ities were recorded in May compared with 2.570 in Slay. 1347- October. 1947, was the last pre- I ^·ious month to show an Increase j'over the corresponding month of the year earlier. The May toll brought the year's. total to 11.270--five per cent less than the 11,830 killed in the first five months of 1947. The National Safety Council, which released the figures, said the mountain states--with a 25 per cent jump in fatalities--were chiefly responsible for the May j gain. Fatalities also rose in the i I s Atlantic states. The Pacific states were the only region to register improvement with the central states holding even Of the 425 cities reporting. 235 had no traffic deaths in May. The largest were Houston, Tex.; Richmond. Va., and Fort Worth. Tex. For the first five months of 1943, 139 cities had perfect records. The largest were Lawrence. Quincy and Newton, all in Massachusetts. j TO SIGN PAY BIM, ! "Washington. June 30 (Jf)--He ! Democratic W h i p McCormack | predicted today President Trvunaa j will sign "reluctantly" a bill rais* ! ing the pay of most federal work\ ers. ' Reduced to simplest term*, · · headache is the amount of fluid ia 1 and around the brain, according to ' an eminent doctor. ' 45 Souu Market St. Holiday Specials at S C L A R ' S 322 North Market St. Open Evenings til 9 Drastic reductions on all small lots and broken size assortments. Items too numerous to mention from our complete stock of head-to-foot Men's Ready to wear merchandise. All merchandise is new. clean and nationally branded--Guaranteed fit and quality. Up to $4 STRAW HATS 1.98 Leather Sweat Bands Were 98c Hanes T-Shirts ^jVVere Sale 1.39 Boy's Striped T-Shirts Sl.OO j 79c Men " s Shorts. 69c 2.98 Men's Sport Shirts ...S2.49; 69c -Men's Undershirts 59 C 3.93 Long Sleeve Shirts S2.98 j 2.50 Nainsook UnionsuiU SI 9S Worth S3.95 MEN'S LASTEX Swim TRUNKS 2.95 Worth $9.90 Men's Gabardine P A N T S 6.95 40 r ; Tropicals S6.95 Washable Tropicals $4.95 Zippers; Plain Shades New Price $3.39 K H A K I P A N T S Still 2.98 at Sclars SANFORIZED Matched S H I R T 2.49 Shirts . . *£'"* £.39 Boy's Sneekers .... S1.9S 8 ' 98 Bo *~ s ' Western Jackets S6.95 2.23 Boy's Bnngarees . 5 1 . 9 8 | 51 ° Men's West. Gab. Shirts S6.95 GUARANTEED FOR WEAR--FIT--COMFORT THE COMPLETE FAMILY SHOE ENDICOTT-JOHNSON SHOES Quality ? Women's Style Shoes ' I PI °* w " r ·5.95-'6.95! ° F O R D S Boy's S3.95-S4.95 Children's Leather Welt Oxfords 2.98 I White-Brown Sandals : S1.9S HEADQUARTERS FOR Goodrich "P. F." Arch HEADQUARTERS FOR Headlight Overalls J Canvas SNEEKERS CARPENTERS $4 .95 j Mon's-Boy's Girl's-Yonths PAIXTERS . ti so i WOMEN'S BLUE-HEEL **'** '' SNEEKERS 52.49 MOUNTAIN WATER MOUNTAIN WATER FOUNTAIN important is water in brewing beer? The straight from the shoulder answer is simply this. All beers are about 87% water. And if s plain to see--THE BETTER THE WATER, THE BETTER THE BEER! Old Export is carefully brewed with the finest malt and hops and slowly aged. 5S years of brewing skill are behind each bottle. Old Export has something extra, and that's Mountain Water! That's the big difference--a difference in taste, a difference in flavor, a difference in the way you'll smack your lips and say. "Give me Old Export every time". It's got Mountain Water, and Mountain Water makes the difference. BEER THE C U M B E R L A N D I R I W I N C CO.; C U M B I R I A N D , MO.

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