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The brim ond crown ore core'
fully bolanced to provide flotter
ir>f , effects. P reshaped ond
blocked by focfory experts for
Specially constructed sweat
band fits ftrmly without binding.
Always soft ond. comfortable ?
-self-odjusting to the head.
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Perspiration Resistant -
Oilsilk lining built under sweot
band and pliofilm disc on lining
top prevent oil sooking through
to soil outside of hat.
rhe Friendline label
represents the highest
quality in materials and
For Men Who Discriminate
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EACH year, more discriminating American men select Curlee Outer
coats for their Winter wardrobe. Nor are the reasons hard to iind. Cur
lee Outercoats combine the maximum in style, comfort and quality. Pat
terned by expert designers and tailored by skilled craftsmen from the
finest of selected materials, these coats are the last word in smart good
looks and long, satisfactory wear. We are featuring Curlee Outercoats
in a complete range of styles, models and sizes ? and every coat in the
line la PRICED RIGHT. We cordially invite you to come in and see them
j Mr. and MrSv Charles Moss, Mr. I
and Mrs. H. A. McDanlel attend- j
ed the State-Carolina game Sat- j
- Miss Irene Allen and Diana:
Gamble attended the High Point
Newberry Game Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Keeter of
Grover visited her mother, Mrs.
C. W. Richardson and Miss Pearl
Hicks Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Turner of
Graham were guests over the
weekend of Mr. and Mrs. J. C.
Clarence Black returned Mon
day from a visit with his son,
Ray Black and family in New
Dr. G. L. Kerr of Winston-Sal
em was a guest over the weekend .
of his nieces, Mrs. Deck Fulton '
and Mrs. Palmer Pulton.
Mr. and Mrs. Hilton Ruth were ,
Sunday guests of his mother, Mrs.
W. M. Ruth -and Mrs. Ruth's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Meroney
of Salisbury. t
Mrs. B. A. Casey left Sunday
for her home in Shreveport, La., [
after a visit with relatives and
friends in Kings Mountain.
Miss Charlotte (Ducky) Jenkins
[of Catawba College spent the
I weekend with her parents, Mr.
iand Mrs. Andrew Jenkins.
I Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Buttersvorth
! returned Tuesday from an ex- ]
i tended visit with their son in
j New Jersey, and Mrs. Butterwor
| tli's parents in Suncook, N. H.
Miss Kathleen Dettmar left
Wednesday to resume her studies
at Rtngling Bros. School of Art, I
j Mr. .and Mrs. Geor^ e Allen re
turned Friday from a business
trip through the New England
Mr. Jay Patterson and son, Jay,
Jr., Mr. Aubrey Mauney and son,
Gene, spent the weekend at Hoi
den Beach on a fishing trip.
Hudson Bridges was a patient
in Gaston Memorial hospital sev
eral days last week. His son, Ben
Bridges of Salisbury, came down
I Saturday and Mr. Bridges return
ed home with him for a visit.
Mrs. C. E. Nerel'er. M rs. M. L
Plonk and Mrs. H. T. Fulton re
turned Friday from several weeks
stay at Crescent Beach.
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Peeler and
son visited Mrs. Peeler's mother,
Mr?. M. H. Flowe in Greensboro
Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Peeler and B.
S. Peeler, Jr., spent (he weekend
Mr. C. C. Hambright of Hickory
was a weekend guest in the home
Of Mr. and Mrs. C; P. Goforth.
Little Sandra Jean and Rickey
LeGrand have returned to their
home in Shelby after spending
several days with their grandpar
ents, Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Ware.
Bill Cashion, Student at New
berry College, was accompanied
back on Sunday by Mr. and Mrs.
Cashion and Miss Joyce Falls.
Mrs. B. N. Barnes and Mrs. Au
brey Mguney attended a meeting
of North Carolina Council of
Church Women held in Salisbury
Wednesday and Thursday.
By Leo I a M. Byerly, Field Hep.
Castonia Social Security Office
j Perhaps in the past you have
said, or have heard someone say:
"John H. -was a corporation offi
cial with an upper-brackets sal
ary. Now he's retired and getting
social security benefit payments
monthly. 1 have my own business
and make modest income. When
1 1 retire, my income stops. I don't
| come under social security."
That statement, made before
j the President signed the amend
ed Social Security Act, would
have been wholly true. However,
under the new law, and begin
ning in January 1951, you may
J have social security protection.
The self-employed ? people
who work for themselves ? may
j begin building toward old-age
I and survivors insurance on the
iQrst of the year.. They, !:ko ihe
I Salaried *v.-ker, may gel month, i
!y insurance payments when they j
retire: their families ma\ . get
survivor's insurance if the self
employed worker should die.
The self-employed person will
be covered by social security if
his net^earnlngs art1 at least $400 j
a year. He will be given a quar
ter of coverage for each $100 of
his earnings but not more than
four quarters of coverage can be
credited to any one year,
The jelf employed person (who
is in effcet both employee and
employer) will pay a social se
curity tax of 2 174 of his net earn
ings where the amount is $400 or
more In a year, beginning with
his net earnings for 1951. He
wil not pay on earnings of over
$3,600 a year. His first report for
social security purposes of hfs
earnings from self - employment
will be made as part of his in
come tax return filed on January
1 or March 15, 1952.
This report of his net earnings
over $400 and Up to $3,600 will
include any profit from his bus
iness operations (as sole owner or
partner) hut wijl not ihclude in
come from such non business
sources as rentals from real es
tate,. unless he is a real estate
j dealer, or dividends or Interest
j from stocks or bonds, unless he is
I in the business of securities ex
change. Capital gains and loss
es, ,-ittd income from an estate or
trust will not In.' considered ;w
earnings for social security pur
The kinds of trades, and busi
ness enterprises in which self
employment' will count toward
eld age and survivors insurance
benefits are varied. As sole own
er or partner, you may oj?erate a
store, a beauty parlor or a filling
station. You may have a barber
shop, a tavern, or operate your
Own taxi. You may be self -em
ployed in your own manufactur
ing plant, or you may have a j
shoe-shine stand. The size of your
business is not a consideration.
Again, you may be a free-lance
writer, artist, sign painter oj in
To determine more quickly
whether y?ur ? svlf - o m p 1 oy me nt
work' will i-nmo iriidrr social se
curity lu January, scan the fol
lowing1 'list- <?( excluded profes
sions and business operations.
Your earnings wilt not ho covered
by the; law if they come from self
employment as a phistieian, den
tist, osteopath, chiropractor, op
tometrist, naturopth, Christian
Science practitioner, veterinarian,
funeral director, lawyer, as a cer
tified, licensed, registered or full
time practicing accountant, or as
a professional engineer or archi
tect. Farm operators also, are not
covered by social security.
In my next articlc I shall dis
cuss the household employee, the
second largest group to become
eligible for old age and survivors
'insurance benef lis under the new
social security law.
Saturday Night, Sept. 30th
and every Saturday Night
206 West Warren St.? Shelby. N. C.
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Music by: Rufus White and his Square Dance Band
Square Dancin? ? Round Dancing
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