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f, Tues. July 3, 1979 Hinton N ewsmB Red Sulphur Area News RailroadRetirementQuestions00Answers Railroad retirement annuit- ants, like social security bone- fleiaries, will receive emt-of- nv eream  wire the monthly boneflt pay|rots made in the first part of July. Tho increases are provided ilxrongh automatic co,t. - liv- g provlamm in the nmUruad Retirement and Social Security Acts. Tha Ioz questions and answer# de.ribs haw mec- of- living inere. are applied to railroad retiremont annnit- ies. 1. How is tho co- of- liv- lng increase calculated for re- tired railroaders and their sp- minas? Separate cost- of- living in- creas are made for each of the two tiers in employee and spouse annuities. Tier I annuity portions, which are the equivalont of social security benefits,  increase by9.9 percont, the mlme as social security benefits. The 9.9 - parcent inereaso is equal te the rise in the Cemmmer Prlce In-i alex from the first quarter of xem tWough tbe first querier of 1979. A separate 3.2: percont in- ereeas will be made In certain. tier II compments of employee mmuitlas and In the entire see- ond ler of spouse annuities. The tier II increase, 32.5 peremt of the rise in tha Consumer Price Index, is tha thlrd Of tour meh Inerusos provided under Railroad Ret Act of 1974. s. wln widows and other survivor annuitants receive a cost- of- livl,ql  in their July paymants? Yes, and with some except. ions, survivor mmuitants not also receiving social security benefits will receive a 9.9 - percent increase in both 0ers of their annuities. 3. How about annuitants re- ceiving both railroad retire- merit and social security beste- fits? Do they receive dulJeata increases? No. The tier I railroad retirement increase is reduced Iy the lncream in the annuit- ant's social security benefit. However, the tier II lnereaas is not affected by entitlement to social curity benefits and would be payable in any case. Certain windfall and windfall - type cempanents which are payable over and above tie I and II to e pre- 1975 vested dual benefit rights are not subject to these cost- of - living increases. 4, When can annuitants ex- pest to receive their increases ? Beneficiaries are requested not 6. Will Medicare Immniums Mat anuitmts will receive to write to the Board regard- which are deducted from rall- their cost- of- living increase in ing their Increases at this time road retirement and- or lhJuiy2paymont;theJuiy2 beeauasltmaydelaypayxhont, security bone/Its increase on payment ts their ann- 5. Are the supplemontal ann- July 17 uity for June. uities paid by the Board also Yes, the basle Medicare TheincreNsor |me aanuit- being increased? mium will increase by 0 .cen._ ants may be delayed, but as No. These supplemental ann- from ,8.2o to .8.70. soon as laslble, such increases uities are not affected by the will be paid retruaetively, so no cost- of- living increase. bemts will be lost. Circle His Meeting . On Tuesday night the ladim u,ot with Mrs. Glemm Sattle for the/r regular monty meeting. Karel King called tho meeting to order and prodded over the bnsinea session. Mrs. Robhie Long was in dmrse of the dev- otioas, reading in unison from I John 4: 13-21. The thought of love and Little Acts of kindness was emphasized, closing with prayer. All mmnbers were present. Mrs. Anne Garnter from Florida was a visiter. Forty-bne visits to the sick was reported by the chairman and cards were signed to send to the shut-ins. The ladies bought a new offee pot for"the community hall. with Mrs. Etheline Canterbury 'The following Irograni was giv-. in July. Mrs. Vade Riley won: on by the youth of the church. the door prize. ,,Opening song: "Faith of Our Fathers". Scripture- Pat 8shier Chm-alGroup . Boone; Prayer- C.C. Ballangne;i The Senior Choral group met "To Dad"- Dawn Martin, "Fa- Friday evening at the Red ther's Day"- Tommin Ellen Sulphur Church for a p/'aotiCer Johilson, "The Face of Freind- session, under the direction of ship"- Ketih Humphreys, "To Mrs. Irene Long. Dad with Love"- Janice Me- Mrs. May Brown and son, Keoney, "To Dad with Love- , Samuel Roy, entertained Mr. Janle Me--y; "My Dad"- and Mrs. Dan Eubank, Michael' Vicki Martin; "A Father Is"- Eubnak, Bernice Heslep and Lisa Humphreys, and "For Fa- Mrs. Irene Leng at the Riv- erview Restaurant at Rich Creek with an evening meal, returning to Mrs. Heslep's for games and watenelon. Mr. and mrs. James McDan- gel are spending a few days at their home in Red Sulphur. Mrs. Vada Riley was.i char- ge of the lesson, wICh1was a Father's Day Program study in Genesis. ;. The father's were honored Refreshmontswereso|vedby Sunday at the Red Sulphur the hostess assisted by  Church. Each father was pre- Canterbm'y, .sented a earnalton as they The group adjourned to meet: entered the church for services. Engagement Announced ther"- Gary Campbell. .2-.--_- Birthday Dinner Mr. and mrs. Robert Lock- heart' who have recontly moved to Red Suiphur Springs wiU have a get-together at their home Sunday June 24th in hon- or of Mrs. Emma Leckhart 91st birthday. She makes her home with her son and daughter-in -I aw. Her chidlren, freinds and neighbors will enjoy the cele- bration with the honeree. - Mr. Wayne Mabry, son of Mr. Leslie Mabry, is convalesling in the Lewis Gale Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia following a tracter-traller wreck near Ch- arleston. Vaeattma Bible 8choei Vacation Bible School was held at the Calvary Baptist Church June 18-22 withall av- erage attendance of 93 each day. The school was sponsored by the Calvary Baptist Miss- ion Society, assisted by the pastor, Rev. S/las Gore, with rofronts and a elos pic- nic givan by the church's me 's Fellowship group. The school theme was " Jesus, l'm Hi,He'| Mine." Blue aud Pik Shower A pink and blue shower was held Friday night for Mrs. Jody Canterbury Mabry in the Red Sulphur Community Hall with hestesaes, Bernice Heelep, Ix- one Long, Betty J| Humph- reys, Rote Long, Ellen John-. son, Yvonne Surface, Lessie Dickinson, Vade Riley, Made- line Fox, Trixie Martin and the honoree's mother., Mrs. Ethel- one Canterbury. She received many lovely thinp for the bleued evont and sends her thanks to the foll- owing: Pearl Cart', Gletma Sut- tie;, Hallie Diekiason, Clo Redd- ler, Kathy Tucker, and }Ich- elle, Mavis Mabry, Pearl Mann, Mary Jarvls, Beth Belcher, Ronnie Crawford and Tlna, El- eanor billler, Evelyn, Duan, Trnsble spangle, Janet Weiss, Joyee Sutphla, Lililan Belcher, Ethel Man LOng, Mary Burks, Drema Greet, LOn& Tammy and Jaan. Those sending  were: Trixte Martin, Iris Mcceliistoro Rita Nicely, Carrol Thompson, Judy carr, Grace Dram, Peggy Suttle, Vada Riley, Joyce Campbell, virginia Betcher and Clara Crawford. Cake, punch, mints and nuts were served with Mrs. F..ilen Johnston presidelng at the punch bowl. Mrs. Earle C. Truett of Man- ni, South Carolina, announ. ees the enpemont of her daughter, Margaret Jean, to xst Lt. lmnis Edward Sarber, ]un- lor, of Mt. Pleasant, South Cerolina. He is the son of Mr. and mrs. Dennis Edward Sur-. her, senior, of llinton. graduate of Hinton High School and West Virginia University where he received a B.S. deg- ree in accounting. He is current- ly serving as a C-141 pilot at the Charleston Air Force Base, So- uth Carolina. The wedding is planned for Saturday, September 1, at the Senior Citizen Ask? "..Send questions for this column to Box 77e, Hint|n, WV 25951 or call 466- 4019. .Q. Smetimes I'd like to ride the Mini-Bus to the Senior center for lunch, but I don't want to be any bother... .A You aren't any "bother" - we want you to participate, so please feel free to ride the Mini- tms any time you feel like it. Just call down to the Nutrition office (466-1890) before IS:30 a.m. . .The same is true for all the services through the senior Citizens Program The only way these rOgrams (such as the Mini-Buses, meals memaker- Itealth aides, etc.,) can continue is if they are needed and used by the older persns in the community, these workers and services need you. .. QSonetimes I get so made at advertisements on T.V. that I could scream. Some of it doesn't seem true and |fliers are downright irritating. .A. Advertisers are not supposed to make a claim unless it can be proven. If you are suspicious about a commercial, the first thing to do is write letter to the advertiser. Even a few letters of criticism will cause an advertiser to question a particular commercial. .. If it's a large corporation address letters to the "Director of National Advertising" and ask for documentation of whatever claim you find suspect. ..If you want to file's complaint, the chief en- forcing authority is the Federal trade Com.. mission. If is is a local advertiser, you're better off complaining to the stae department or con- .Miss Truett is a graduate of Charleston Air Force Base !sumer affairs. ' Manning High School and Clean- Chapel Number Two. ion University. She received a ' 1 B.S. degree in accounting from rr'''"'"''F'k"'f" '0000m"00d""o00bYiASp " IT d'" t McKnight, Frampton, Bushirk --' and Cempany, Certified Public ecla ra ltlOn.... Accountants. 1st Lt. Surber is o "' . Grant: West Virginia University has. 4 4 received a "'100 grant frm the i   j. il  Corporation of New /..> City for a study of the elmtr,) of oxo- dged cye- lopantadienyl transition metal 6omplexes. Joffery L. Petersen, Z assistant professor of chemist- 4 k.,. .-.t.is in -se of the pro-  l|ly  4 ' 7,,7',. YOc 'k  . 1,7, ?????????????????? WASHERS Question: Can I use too much detergent? t- Amwer: Using too much '. detergent is seldom a poblem today, according to. home economists at Whidpobl Cor- W.V.U. Notes Public school band directors and their marching band per- cut.on soctinm may partieip- ate in a mar pereulon worimhop July 0-Aug. $ at the West Virginia University Creat- ive Arts Center. The workshop, sponsored by theWVU divisinn of music, will include inaruetlen and.training by drum corps specialists in playinll, tm-ning, marching and scorins. Phil Fahd, Irofessor of mns- is, will ecordinata the workshop Guest instructors will include Gary Phillips, Jan Fung and Co e Richard Rogers. ke, professor of special educ- Cost of the workshop is t45 for ation, is in charge of the pro- teachers or directors, $25 for ject. students. Housing and meals are available at the Towers West Virginia University has Conference Center. received a $39,938 grant from Applications may be obtained the National Cancer In.ruts to from C.B. Wilson, Chairman, continue research on the e- Division of Mnsle, Creative Arts ects of drugs and hormones o Center, West Virginia Univers- prostatic canc. Dr. Michael ity, Morgantown, WV 26506. Mawhinney of the School of Medicine's departmont of phar- West Virginia University has macoiogy is in charge of .the received a $40,000 grant from project. the U.S. Office of Education to train personnel to serve the handicapped. Wilfred D. WiSh- We will be open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 4th with special surprise bargains throughout the store. .... G.C. M urphy Co. 209 Tomolo St, Hinton "DP.00M"AROUHD: Subscribe Now! 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