North Carolina Newspapers

    THI RSI»A\ .11 NF. 1 1967
NEW BOOKS AT REGIONAL
LIBRARIES
By: Ashtrn Chapman
New bDoks available through
the pub' c libraries in Bakers
ville. Burnsville. Newland and
Spruce Pine, which compose the
A\ ery -Mi tchell-Y ancey Regional
Lbrary, include:
THE QUICKSAND WAR:
PRELUDE TO VIETNAM by
Lucien Bodard. This eyewitness
chrtr cle of the years 1946 1950
in French Indochina makes for
a belter understanding of our
involvement in Vietnam.
THE BRITISH HERITAGE -
Vietnam and American Demo
cracy 1941-1966 by Arthur Schle
singer Jr. uses the insights of
b st;vy to make a powerful
statement of the perils which
the indefinite enlargement of
this war would br'ng to Ameri
can democracy and world peace.
PRINT IN A WILD LAND by
John Myers. The unique story
of frontier journalism during
the opening of the West.
WASHINGTON, D. C. In this
novel. Gore Vidal traces the
fortunes of men and women who
in the years 1937 to 1952 he'ped
transform the American repub
lic into “possibly the last em
pire cn earth."
CALVIN COOLIDGE, The
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of the virtues of this dir.ting
u she! biography by Donald R.
McCoy is his analysis of the
\trq|cing of the American polti
cal system frrm the grassroots
level to ihe national Capitol.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BER
TRAND RUSSELL. A startingly
candid personal narrative that
deserves to be placed beside
the CONFESSIONS OF JEAN
JACQUES ROUSSEAU.
VARIETY OF MEN by C. P.
Snow. Portrayed in *his
are nine men who have affected
the shape and spri tof the
twentieth century, Rutherford,
G. H. Hardy. H. G. Wells, Ein
stein, Lloyd George, Winstcn
Churchill, Robert Frost, Ddg
Hammarskjold and Stalin.
THE COMPLETE NOVELS
OF STEPHEN CRANE edited by
Thomas A. Gullason. For the
first t'me in one volume, here
are the complete texts of all s x
novels of this famous American
author, ncluding his master
piece. THE RED BADGE OF
COURAGE.
A WALL AND THREE WIL
LOWS by Najmeh Najafi and
Helen Hinkley. The story of a
ycung Iranian Woman’s work
ammg her people: helping them
break the shackles of poverty
ami i_ii' ranee and take the r
place n the twentieth century
REBECCAS DAUGHTERS by
p-ti '’■iir-mas. Fresh, spontan
eous and gay, this novel is a
swat paced, suspen eful reman
tc adventure, a slice of delight
fully sentimentalized Brit sh
histcry.
STILLMEADOW CALENDAR.
A Country woman’s Journal by
Gladys Taher. An invitation to
behold the seasons and meet the
author’s family, friends and nei
ghbors—and her dogs.
THE SHAPE OF A YEAR by
Jean Hersey. A very personal
book, writetn wth humor, keen
ebservat en, friendliness and a
deep awareness of a meaning
and pattern beneath the surface
trivia of daily life.
Sodal Searity .
News
By: D C. Nichols
Q. In a menth or so I’ll be i>
moving to another state, and al
ready knew what my new ad
dress will be. When should I
report t to you?
A. To avoid delay in receiving
yrur benefit checks, notify the
Payment Center o<r the district
office> cf ycur change of ad
dress as earlv as possible n the
month in which you plan to
move.
THE YANCEY RECORI
Q lm almost 65 and still
i jfiii! time I believe that
the hospital insurance I already
*~svc may be adequate so I'm
unab’e to make up my mind
whether I should fie for Medi
care. Can you advise me?
A. First you should get in
t'Ucfc with your hospital plan's
representative to-;find out whe
ther the coverage you now carry
will change when you become
65 and if so, what the chang
es will be. You may fnd that
the policy requires you to file
for Medicare at age 65. After
you get this n vni
may wish to contact our office
for addticnal facts about Medi
care.
Then you can decide whether
to enroll in the medical insuran
ce plan. In any event, you’ll
probably want to sign up for the
hospital insurance part which
you can have at no additional
cost. As you know, the soc al
security tax you are paying in
cludes a % of 1 percent for hos
pital insurance.
Q I am 64 years of age and
receiving W dow’s benefits
What will I have to do to get
Medicare protection when I
reach 65 in a few months?
A. You wll receive by mail a
simple enrollment form which
you can complete and return be
fore the menth of your 65th
birthday, thereby signing up for
the “doctor bill insurance” part
of Medicare. You will automat
ically be enrolled in the hosptal
part the mun'h you become 65.
Q If I take a reduced widow's
benefit at age 60. will it be in
creased to the full, unreduced
amount when I reach 62?
A. No, the amount of your
benefit will remain the same
unless there were months you
did not rece ve benefits before
age 62 (in which case your
benefit would be adjusted at age
62 taking such months into ac
count i.
Q. Do you have free pamphlets
or other printed materials on
soc al security at the Asheville
d strict office?
A. Yes, indeed. You may call
in person, phone, or write for
them. Tire following are examp
les of booklets and leaflets that
may be requested —by title or
number and are free for the
asking:
“Ycur Social Security” (No.
35)
' if You Become , ’isabled” (No.
29)
“If You Work Whle You Get
Social Security Benefits” (No.
23)
“Social Security Cash Bene
fits: Hew You Earn Them
How Much Credit You Need
Hew to Estimate the Amount"
(No. 855)
“Health Insurance for People
65 or Older A Brief Explana
tion” (1965-2).
DRINK MILK
    

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