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Record, Reporter Wednesday, Aug. 1,200t 18B have a point to make. self-supporting, has goodschool, sales pitch was that it would DON My daughter has a friend friends (who, by the way, all I, for one, haven't knownprovide retirement for every- who has gotten into some work). But the probation this girl for very long, but I one, and no one would have trouble in the past, but has dept. doesn't want her to be like what I see. Just give her to be put in poor farms any ., naaybe we'll get a been workingto rid herself of on her own, even though her' a chance and she ,will prove more. For you doubting who really cares the problem. She was work- family is in Portola. They to them what she can do. My Thomases, think back to ing full time until the proba- want her to be totally depen- money is on her. 1936-37, if you're old enough! Red Myers tion dept. assumed she did dent on them and the taxpay- Sally Gearhart How many companies had Chester something wrong and had ers like myself. Portola anykind of pension or retire- her thrown in jail for two I see no opportunities in merit plan? The unions PI Chance weeks. Of course, she lost her Quincy above what she hasThe truth is... brought them on during and When I assume thejob, but she bounced backgoing for her in Portola, but Here we go again. Our after World War I1. and situa- and got another job. I think the probation dept. has news media and politicians This week we have our out I am wrong, she worked a couple of days deemed Portola to be a bad trying to scare the bejesus wonderful federal and state Plumas County and then the probation dept. place to live and work. This out of our older population, politicians saying how soon and its em- stepped in without asking or young lady is planning toabout their Social Security Medicare and Social Security counselors--and checking her story and threw move out of Plumas Countyand Medicare payments. Itare going to go broke. You do Word counselor her in jail again, with her friends and go to seems this must be done not have to be a mathemati- the worst She still has her job, but school. All I see is the proba- about every four years, up- cal genius to figure this out. at least that now they are making her tion department hinderingsetting the only lives most of After all, the government has nay experience, move to Quincy, with no job, her ability to support herself, them have. borrowed from the system re- to innocent no place to stay, etc. They If they would take a look at Last week, one of Sacra- peatedly. The banked bene- will put her up in a motel un- the people she is friends with mento's Channel 3 baby fits have been used for every- )u end up in the til they can find her an apart- and is planning on livingboomer newscasters came on thing you can think of, other Court- merit. Also, they will feed her with, they would see she is real strong that Social Secu- than your retirement at age Dept. it is the until she is on her feet,on her way to being a very rity was not set up as a re- 65. around. Also, I which in my experience, is at good person. The friends she tirement system, but only a One abuse of the system is Probation dept. least two weeks after youhas now are all going to col- supplemental retirement the young, able-bodied man or that f'md a new job, assuming she lege and work and that is one source. I was here when with kids going on Social Se- Paper always is can f'md one right away. of their stipulations andFranklin D. Roosevelt wascurity disability. Not only are always Now keep in mind this rules forliving together, they touting and drumming up does he get his full age 65 re- mey from this young lady is 21 years old, is all work and they all go to this scheme. The biggest tirement payments and source. I do Medicare, but his children al- so each get one-half of his benefits. This can add up to more than he makes work- ing. Another abuse is the young lady who marries two, three or four times, having chil- dren by each man. Through one ruse or another, mother can draw one-half dad's so- cial security until those chil- dren reach the age of as much as 24 years old. It will truly be a godsend for our younger generations when old farts like me die and the truth behind these grandiose schemes dies with US. Floyd Austin GreenviLle Visit our Web site: INDIAN VALLEY HEALTH CARE DISTRICT Indian Vatley's Only 24 Hour Health Care Provider "A public entity reflecting community pride" 184 Hot Springs Road Greenville CA 95947 284-7t91 TRUCK PARTS is our business" 283-2350 /~'au//c Hoses & F~n0s c, -m t Beings Ch/c~o Pneun,,aUc Toots RadioShack. IlN'~ lie qpmlol, we'~ im ~ 283-1362 i 85 W. Main St. Quincy Men. - Fri. 8 am - 6 pm Sat. 8 am - 5 pm Winter Hours: 8 am- 5 pm Men.- Sat. 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