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June 11, 1981

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The MalakoffNews~ Thursday, June !17 !981,-5A !~i!_ :il;i~i;;i! ~: ? 31 in Trinidad had traffic slowed and Highway Department personnel at work last week pushing cars through dgh water subsided ~oon after the rainfall stopped. (Staff photo by Ann Rounsavall) from the Malakoff attended the Texas I Contest held in .,The students were Julie Whiteside, Kim Lisa Watts, Traci Rushin, Cathy Bell, Diana Meyer, Troy Cheatham. Lisa Mrs Patsy Thompson sponsored by the each student must a first division rating at contest earlier this year. held on the campus of consecutive year, Julie a first division rating solo. Tracie Rushin Lisa Watts, and received a second trio. Julie Sneed, and Tracie Rushin division rating for a Brown received a rating for a clarinet }ell received a third solo. A clarinet of Kalah Brown, Newman and Julie red a second division trio consisting of Askew, and Brent 5,000 students less than 1% of a first division U.S. grain embargo news to Texas an economist in with the Texas Service, Texas In the short to it should mean of 5 to term impacts are and the old trade it he Soviet Union ex- i. While the Soviets will a lot of feedgrains tight world sup- may be more due to Soviet trade RATES, planting need to give to identifying rates as well as planting Growers "traditional" to obtain optimum economist with the Extension Service, System. Of a vital factor for skip-row planting one out), limited as well as the potential receive rating. About 3% of those attending receive a second division. A majority of the students receive a third division rating, which is considered a good per- formance. After the contest, the group bad din- ner at The Magic Time Machine. On Q. I have paid the maximum mount Into Social Security each year through 1980. Could you please advise me the maximum amount paid by Social Security In such a case? -- E.M.D. A. The maximum amount for a retired worker attaining age 65 in 1981 is $677. This assumes that the retiree has earned maximum wages covered by Social Security in every year from 1956 through 1980. O. I am a naturalized American citizen (born In France), and while I have my naturalization certificate as well as my U.S. passport at hand, many years ago I lost or misplaced my birth certificate. I will soon be eligible to apply for Seelal Security benefits. Will my U.S. certificate of n turalisation substitute for my birth certificate? -- W.B.R. A. No! If your birth certificate or baptismal record were registered before your fifth birthday, that record must be sub- witted, if available. The record is considered available if R can be ob- tained by writing and/or paying a fee even if it Involves a lengthy delay in procuring the document. Q. I have a 37-vear old brother who is and irony is cious" Samuel Butler Tuesday morning, before returning home, they toured theState Capitol. Chaperons attending the contest with the students were Mrs. Diane Whiteside, Mrs. Billie Rushin, Mrs. Jan Sneed, and Mrs. Charolette Brown. John Brown is the Band Director. QIIESTi()NS AND ANSWERS SOCIAL SECURITY By Jimmy VanBevers Tyler District Manager Social Security Administration mentally Incoml3etent. He worked until one and one-haif years ago but got fired as he was Incapable of doing his Job. He absolutely refuses to go to a doctor or apply for Social Security. Is there any way a relative can get him on Social Security? -- J.A. A. You or some other member of the family who is interested in your brother's care and welfare should file immediately on his behalf. If he is found to be incapable of managing his own funds, benefits can be paid to a substitute payee. Medical evidence is preferable in attempting to establish disability or ability to handle funds. Statements from relatives, friends, former em- ployers, etc., may be submitted if there is no medical evidence. Q. My ex-hasband whom I was married to for 11 years died two years ago. The Social Seearity office said that I was eligible to collect on his benefits but that I am making toe much money on my job. H something should happen and I COuldn't work would I be able then to collect on those benefits? -- M.J.C. A. Yes, provided you are age 60 or over and unmarried when you file for benefits. With the summer of '81 approaching, According to Howard Watson, the Texas Power & Light Company Equal Payment Plan for a customer Manager Howard Watson reminds will be reviewed periodically during the residential electric customers they year to make sure the customer is may use TP&L's Equal Payment Plan paying an adequate amount toward his which helps them budget better for electrical bill. higher summer electric bills. The plan lets the customer pay the same amount for electricity each month throughout the year. "We have been offering this service to our customers since 1968," said Watson. "The plan aids a customer who tries to llve within a family budget." The Equal Payment Plan can be started with the customer contacting customer and the customer can cancel the vlan upon request "~he Equal Payment Plan does not provide a special rate, a lower annual bill or any kind of discount," Watson But, Watson said, the amount of said. "It simply assists the customer to monthly payment will not be changed better prepare to pay for the electricity without first discussing it with the he uses." ess sa O s ta his local TP&L office and requesting this service. TP&L personnel will work How well your brain functions in the groups of milk, meat, vegetable-fruit with the customer in estimating the morning may depend on what you eat and bread-cereal yearly amount the customer's bill for breakfast, according to new eviden- Are there some foods that are better shouldbe, based on historical use by the ce reported by Environmental than others in providing the brain with customer. Nutrition Newsletter (ENN). the particular chemicals it needs? Not That estimated yearly bill will be Recent studies indicate that the brain necessarily; ENN indicates that it's divided by 12 and that will be the depends onthe nutrients obtained from important to maintain the body's amount the customer pays each month, the most recent meal for optimim fun- nutritional balance. At the end of the 12-month period, the ction, according to ENN. Since breakfast is important not only customer and TP&L will determine Essential brain chemicals are for energy, but apparently for optimum whether the Equal Payment Plan necessary for the transmission of nerve brain function as well, why not get a shows a deficit or a surplus amount of impulses, and also affect memory and head start on the day with a balanced money, regulate mood. Since the brain cannot meal? If there is a surplus, TP&L will make enough of these chemicals on its -Low'cos( iife insurance iup io refund that amount to the customer own, it must obtain the balance of what $10,000) is available for veterans wit h either directly or through a credit on his it needs from the diet. service connected disabilities. All electricalbill. The best way to achieve a balance of Veterans Administration regional of- If there is a deficit, the customer will nutrients, says Dairy Council, Inc. rices nationwide can provide interesl~,d owe TP&L and that will be handled by dietitians, is to consume a variety of parties with all the important details raising his Equal Payment Plan the foods each day from the four food next year. ................................................................. There is also the possibility of retirement benefits based on your own earnings at age 62 or later. Both options should be considered when you apply. Q: If I am Involved In an auto ac- cident, can I drive my car to the curb to move out of the traffic? A: Yes. State law allows you to move a vehicle involved in an accident if moving the vehicle relieves traffic congestion and reduces the possibility of another accident. The law also requires you to remain at the scene of the accident, if there were no Injuries, until a law enforcement officer arrives. If the accident resulted in injuries, the law allows the injured person to seek medical attention ... anyone in- volved in the accident and not injured has a duty to call for medical help for the injured or to transport the injured person to a medical facility. A free pamphlet, "Veterans Benefits for Older Americans," highlighting available services and benefits for senior citizens, is available at all VA -regional offices. FEED . SEED , SUPPLIES FARMERS & RANCHERS SUPPLY KENNETH LEWIS CALL COLLECT 214/396 288! OR OWNER WEST HWY 31, KERENS396-2282 110 E. Mitcham, Malakoff 489-1292 24 HOUR WRECKER SERVICE TIRES & TUBES MONDAY-FRIDAY OPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY ROYALL INSURANCE AGENCY HOME-COMMERCIAL-AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE Representing: Employers Casualty, Employers National, Motor Insurance Corp. 489-0520 See... Sue Barnett Malakoff 510 W. Royall Blvd. Bun Nothing to buy -- No obligation Winner does not have to be present the weight of the hay on th,s for unwanted gold lewelry - 1OK- I~. - IBK : dental gold, oolns. , any Item marked Sterling. Also silver coins doted 1964 and earlier. Hrs.:Mon.-Sot.'9-6 Hwy 85, ml. 90, G.B.C. 887-1106 Toyota. DRAWING WILL BE HELD JULY 1st June is th, last month of our g everyone that buys of our new trucks gets a FREE pair of BOOTS (valued up to $150) lVOW ONLY SAVE OVER 45% SPECIAL.., IN-THE- CkRTON-PRICE Up to $1000 discount on most trucks -- No reasonable offer refused. We are also the new dealership for Viking Camping Trailers. 2901 W. 7th 872-3061 metro 227-6150 | & Ralph Reeves 489-1521 Hwy. 31, Malakoff "rile HOME OF OUNTRY REATMENT Weekdays: 8:30-7:30 Tuesday: 8:30-9:00 Saturday: 8:30-6:00