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r Ii I iI llllll I I ' SOCIAL SECURITY By JiInmy Vanl~evers Tyler District Manager Social Secul'it> Administration "Q , , , , J , I hlw ~ Ilettinl[ I~1 security retiring at age 62. When should I sign up A. If you are already receiving retlr- for the Nst g years since for Medicare? ement benefits, you will be enrolled In Now But We [] Medicare automatically and It will not be necessary for you to take any action You will receive your Medicare card in the mail about a month before you reach age 65. Q. I just received an Explanation of Medicare Benefits on a claim I filed recently which I don't understand. If it says what I think it says, I have some questions I want answered. Wo do I see about this? A. You can now use a toll-free telephone number to call your Medicare carrier directly with any In error we omitted the phone number of JUDGE WINSTON REAGAN from our directory. For the convenience of his con- stituents, his home number is... 849-6306 Gulf States - United III III Telephone Company III UNITED TELEPHONE SYSTEM I I I II oors Wl questions about your claim. In Texas, the number Is 1-800-442-2620. Q. I am program chairman of a group at my church and am trying to work up some programs. Does Social Security have anything we could use? A. Yes. Your local Social Security Of- rice can provide a speaker at no cost to discuss any phase of social security. Various movies and pamphlets are also available. Just write the Tyler Social Whether you're backpacking across the Rockies or enjoying a lemonade in your backyard, nothing can make the outdoors more unpleasant than biting, bothersome insects. "Mosquitoes, chiggers, ticks and biting flies will bite any area of exposed skin, no matter how small, just about any time," says Tom Tuttle of the Johnson Wax Biology Center, manufacturers of OFF! insect repellents. "But it is possible to enjoy the out- doors without being 'bugged to death.' The secret is to take the bite out of you by using personal insect repellents effectively and by knowing other ways of protecting yourself as well." Mosquitoes and biting flies seem to be attracted by bright and dark colors, body warmth, perspiration and scented materials. Tuttle advises wearing light- colored clothing like khaki and avoiding dark colors, plaids and checks. Expose as little skin as possible by donning long-sleeved shirts and long pants, especially in wooded areas. Tuttle recommends the following guidiines to help protect your outdoor Security Office at P. O. Box 62S0 or enjoyment from an invasion by an- County sales Q. I have been getting disability benefits for overs year because of in- of savings bonds juries I received in an auto accident. My condition has improved and I hope to start working soon. When do I report this and when would my disability benefits stop? A. Improvement in your condition or a return to work should be reported immediately. If a return to work is possible because of medical im- provement, a disability may be ter- minated at that time. Disability payments would be made for three more months If there is no medical improvement when a person returns to work, there is nine-month trial work a period. are reported Sales of Series EE & HH United States Savings Bonds in Henderson County were reported today by County Bond Chairman Pat Neill to be $4,514. Sales for the first four month period totaled $45,377 for 32% of the 1961 goal of $140,000. Texas sales during the month amoun- ted to $20,913,033 while sales for the first four months of 1981 totaled $93,198,515 with 37% of the yearly sales goal of $253.3 million achieved. / " MAINTAIN AT LEAST $500 IN CHECKING AT ALL TIMES, OR MAINTAIN AT LEAST $1,000 IN l PASSBOOK SAVINGS ACCOUNT, OR ARE 60 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER NOTE A $7 SOMONTHLY fE[ WIlL ~E CHARGED If CHECKING BALANCE FALl. S BELOW IHE REQUIR[D MINIMUM The First Savings Spirit Means More. ASSOCIATION OF ATHENS Athens Mabank Malakoff = Wills Point * Kaufman Forney noying insects. - Get personal! Apply personal repellent to all exposed skin and clothing. Complete coverage is essential. A hungry insect will quickly discover any unprotected spots. The scent of grooming aids (hair sprays, perfume, colognes and after shave) many also serve to attract mosquitoes and certain types of biting flies. - Touch-ups are a must. fteapply repellents as needed. Two to three hours is the normal staying power for most products. Repellents will lose their effectiveness because of normal body movement, perspiration and swimming. When insects start to land, even if they don't bite, that's the time to reapply. Have protection, will travel. Repellent protection is portable. Personal repellents are applied directly to exposed skin and clothing so you literally wear the protection. As you move from place to place, the protection travels with you. Repellents are available in three portable forms: By CURT SCARBOROUGII. Ph.D. Used by permission: all right reserved by [)ATE. St. Louis. Mo. Question: Daily use of marijuana by high school seniors has declined from 11% in 1978 to 9% in 1980. Seniors now associate health risks with regular use, and peer disapproval also is on the rise. What percentage of seniors personally disapprove of regular marijuana use? b) 75% c) 55% d) 35% Answer: According to a recent sur- vey, half of all seniors now believe a "great risk" of harm is associated with regular marijuana use -- up from 35% in 1978. Disapproval of regular marijuana use has increased from 66% in 1977 to 75% in 1980. Current usage during the month preceeding the sur- vey also dropped from 37% in 1979 to 34% in 1980. Correct answer - b. Do yon have a question or a comment about drugs? Write: TANE Texas Alcohol NarcoUc Education inc., 6778 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231 13V x13% . Perfect to exercise the heart Jogger enthusiast will love the exercise with no heel shock. It maintenance FREE It It It It Used with It Safety Handle It only It o It It It It it it it it it aerosols, liq - Sorry, no breed in standing Empty and throw away that might serve as a Stock ornamental feed on mosquitoes the water's surface. - Ouch! Stinging hornets are not repellents. Their defense mechanisms food source as is the insects like flies How do repellents positive," says Tuttle. that repellents act as (smell) irritant for perts think that insects t carbon dioxide carbon dioxide It's a Bo Tammy and Gary Vernon announce the Robert Chad. He was July 1, at 7:58 a.m. Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. ches long at birth. Proud Polly Shumate of and Barbara non. Great grandmothers and Arzilla of Mt. 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