The Crosbyton Review. (Crosbyton, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 11, 1960 Page: 3 of 8
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broadway news,. .
Takes Beauty Operator Exam
BY MBS. T. E. THORNHTLL
Bro. White and James Sinclair
were Friday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. J. B. Marley.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Beckham
spent Wednesday night and
and Thursday morning with
their granddaughter and! family.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adams and
Torrie of Muleshoe. Leaving
Muleshoe soon after noon Thurs-
day, they drove on over tip Herc-
ford where they visited with
Mrs. Beckham's brother' and
wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Lome-
Monday afternoon of last week
Mrs. T. E. and Mrs. D. D. Thorn-
hill drove over to Fioydada to
help Mrs. R. M. Spence peel
peaches. They were such very
nice peaches as there had been
very little hail On them..'
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Morris and
Joyce had as .their guest one day
last week Mrs. G. B. Morris, Sr.,
of Spur and J. R. Morris of Wol-
Max Ratheal visited Thursday
with Tommy Thomhill.
Sunday visitors with Mr. and
Mrs. A: D. Whalen were Mr. and
Mrs jnp nuttnn hflhy rit
Tuccumcari, N. Mex., Mr. and
Mrs. Hollis Whalen and children
of Lubbock, Mr. and Mrs. Rich-
ard Sudduth and girls, Mr. and
Mrs. M. R. Givens and boys.
and Gary of Lubbock and Mr.
and Mrs. Richard Sudduth; Di-
ann and Richie Lynn enjoyed
ice cream with the mens parents
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Suddutlrxm
Thursday night of last week.
TheJDavid Sudduths were- over-
Mrs. J. R. Denning of Ft. Worth
sister of Claude Sudduth was a
weekend visitor in the Sudduth
Miss Susie Bell of Spur visited
with the J. W. Stewarts from
Thursday until Saturday of last
We enjoyed a very brief call
from Mrs. T. R. Jones of Wake
community on Saturday hight of
last week. She was delivering
some Stanley Products here and
at the Arvis Moores.
We alre^orry to report Mrs. Lee
Parker has been quite ill for the
past two weeks. This morning
she said she was feeling better.
We surely hope she will soon be
... Those visiting with Mr. and
MrsrFaHKgr Saturday—were a
daughter and granddaughter,
Mrs. Delton Roberts and Mrs.
Mack Nickles of Spur; weekehd
guests were a son and family,
Mr. and Mrs. Eldrid Parker and
children of Lubbock, a grandson
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton
Lee Williamson and children of
Billy Consler Birthday Honoree
by MBS. JOE BEATT
Rev. and Mrs. Shelby Bishop
were Uie Sunday gue*is oi au.
and Mrs. K. G. Havens anu fam-
Rev. and Mrs Wayne Huckaby,
Scatty* and fciiieiiat of Leuae, wore
Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Givens and
boys are driving a new red and
white Chevrolet..Sure is. pretty,
but wouldn't know how it rides
as I've not had an invitation to
ride in it yet. We are so proud
Mr; and Mrs. Arvis Moore and
children, Robert, Fern and Kitty
Joyce were callers Sunday night
with the- W. H. Moores in McA-
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Morris visit-
ed Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. G.
B. Morris of McAdoo.
Pam and ^Brad Thomhill,
..children of Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Thomhill of Amarillo are visit-
ing"*their grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. D. D. Thomhill.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill McCray and
girls went to Austin last week
where Mrs. McCray took her
examination for beauty operator.
After she receives her license she
.Salon .in Lorenzo.
Thursday afternoon Mr. and
Mrs. D. D. Thomhill, Pam and
Brad, Mrs. M. R. Givens and
boys and the Homer Smiths were
all visitors with the Conda Star
retts in Crosbyton*
Friday the D. D. Thornhills
_ drove down around Roaring
Springs looking for pe<acHes tho
it seems the early ones were al-
ready gone and the late ones
were hardly ripe.
7" .... 90V
will open the
ASK ABOUT OUR ALCOA
HAVE YOU SEEN ALCOA'S HEAVY END PIPE7
Lorenzo beauty daughter and family,. Mr.—anc
Mrs. Ronnie Jones and Darry.
Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Young,
Post, are the parents of a baby
daughter She has been named
Jan K'l.pn. The prfiuri«grnnrip«r.
Da Vinci, the artist, was first
to mention the presence' of two
different gases ih the atmos-
phere. V -
Everybody98 talking about the consistently low day - to -
day prices at Piggly Wiggly I Talking about the wonder-
ful selection of finest groceries, superb meats, dew-fresh
produce... a Piggly Wiggly tradition. It's common back
fence gossip... true, too! Shop PigglyWiggly.
RUSSETT POTATOES ROC
10 Pound Bag
ARKANSAS PEACHES lftg
One Pound Box
14 Ounce Bottle
One Pound Package
Two Pound Box
WILSON CRISP RITE}
THICK SLICED BACON $1.05
Two Pound Package
6 Ounce Cans
2 ™ 19*
visitors in our community Mon
day naving been luncneon
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
parsons and family and over-
night guests Of Mr. and Mrs.
Homer Kobfflett. Tney aiso visit
ed with the Joe Grizzles and at-
tended WMU Monday afternoon
and visited with friends there.
A birtnday party honoring her
son, Biliy Ray Consier, on nis
8th biruiday, was given Satur
Congress enacted the law whlclv
has since been amended andT
broadened several times.
At the end of 1939, as Federal
social security was starting its
twenty-fifth year, old-age, sur-
day in the Center bylvivors, and disability insurance
Mrs. Billy Joe consler. Mrs. Joe
Griizzle ana Miss Myrtie Havens
assisted tne hostess in serving
birinuay cake, ice crean)7 irutt
puncn and eup cakes to the
guests. Favors were bubble gum
and suckers. The following
present: R. G., W. C\, Let# Beth
and Myrtie Havens, Mike and
Greg Fisher, David, Jody and
Regina Grizzle, Freddy Humble,
David ~ Parsons, Benjie Beaty,
Tommy and Cindy Consier, Mrs.
Joe Grizzle and tne hdnoree and
Mrs. Elbert Humble and Fred
were Sunday morning callers of
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Beaty and Ben-
Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Humble
and Fred visited in Ropesville
Sunday afternoon with their
ents are Mr., and Mrs. Homer
Robinett of this community.
C. P. Ray was a supper guest of
jie Thursday night.
Miss Myrtie Havens was the
Sunday guest of Miss Barabara
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Havens vis-
ited their daughter and family,
Mr. and Mrs. Odell Wilson, Nan-
ette and Warren ih Odessa the
past weekend. Warren, after a
tnn'c weeka visit hmt' wll'h'hlK
Sunday, August 14th, is the
25th Anniversary of the Social
Security Act. Just 25yearsago,
monthly benefits were being
paid in Crosby County to 541
persons at the rate of $29,263 a
month, according to John „ G.
Hutton, manager of the Lubbock
Social Security District Office.
"This is an Increase In number
of beneficiaries of about nine
percent since February 1959, the
last previous date for which
Crosby County figures are avail-
able," he said.
Nationally, about 13% million
persons were receiving old-age,
survivors, and disability insur-
ance monthly benefits at the end
of 1959 at an annual rate - of
more than $10 billion. At the
close of 1940—the first, year in
which monthly benefits were
payable— beneficiaries through
out the Nation totaled 200,000.
Almost half a mttMon disabled
worker-beneficiaries and their
dependents receiving benefits at
a yearly-rate of over $400 miilion
are included in the figures for
1959. _____ -
"""TKFTTumEer" of wlvesT iius-
bands, and children of disabled-
worker beneficiaries receiving
monthly: benefits increased
sharply in 1959. Such benefits
were first payable for Septem-
ber, 1958. Nationally, from Feb-
ruary to December, 1959, the
number of these beneficiaries
more than doubled—from 60.000
Payments to a retired worker
with no dependents receiving
Qrosbfton (Tax.) Itrrtew Fag* 3 Thursday, August 11, 1MB
benefits averaged $69 a month
nationally at the end of last De-
cember: to a retired couple, both
of whom were receiving bene-
fits, the average payment was
$121. The average' for„ a widow
with two young children was
By contrast, Mr. Hutton recal-
led that when benefits first be-
came payable in 1940, the aver-
age monthly payment to a re-
tired worker, with no dependents
receiving benefits was $22. and
to a retired couple the average
As social security celebrates
its Silver Anniversary (the origi-
nal Act was signed into law oh
August 14, 1935) about 74- mil-
working people arte in cov-
employment or sill-employ.
ment in the bourse
They are building old-age, "sur-
vivors, and disability protection
for themselves, their dependents,
and their survivors under the
social security law.
For the entire State of Texas,
old age, survivors, and disabil-
ity insurance payments at the
end of December, 1959, were be-
ing paid to 540,833 beneficiaries
at the rate of morethaffS350.000.
000 per year.
Seven U. S. vice-presidents
have succeeded to the presiden-
cy because of vacancy in the of-
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home with th&n.' *
Eddie Garner, of Crosbyton, is
spending this week with Gary
l/ssery. David Townsend and
Larry Pounds were guests of
the H. W. Usserys Synday aft.er-"f|
Mr. and Mrs. Lem Parsons and
family, Spur, and Mr. and Mrs.
Sam Wahl and daughters, Lub-
bock, Mr. and Mrs. Merton Fish-
er and Gay, Olton, and Mr. and
Mrs. H. E. Fisher attended the
Fisher Strickland and Nelson
reunion at COmmanche over the
Mrs. H. W. Ussery and Carma
Lea were Monday afternoon cal-
lers of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Beaty
Billy "Ray, Tommy and Cindy
Consier visited their grandpar-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond O'-
Neal over the weekend while
their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Billy
Joe Consier were in Paducah at-
tending a class reunion.
Mrs. W. B. Ford and R. D. and
Mrs. Catherine Saving, all of
Spur, were Wednesday lunchcon
guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. C.
Quisenberry of Grassbur com-
munity and visited in the after-
noon with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bea-
ty and Benjie. Mr. and Mrs. Dock
Edwards and Patricia of Post
were visitors in the Joe Beaty
Billy Ray and Tommy Consier
visited Sunday with Benjie Bea
Raymond O'Neal, Billy Ray
and Tommy Consier and Benjie
Beaty went to Crosbyton Mon-
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Beaty and
Benjie were Spur visitors Thurs-
day to shop and visited awhile
with Mrs. W. B. Ford and R. D.
Carma Lea and Gary Ussery
were Thursday afternoon visitors
of Benjie Beaty.
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Bennett, Patrick. The Crosbyton Review. (Crosbyton, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 11, 1960, newspaper, August 11, 1960; Crosbyton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth243532/m1/3/: accessed May 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Crosby County Public Library.