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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Th** Cedar Rapids Gazette: Men ., May 2#. 1974 By Abigail Van Buren DK,AK ABBY: My problem is my neighbor who lives directly above me in an elegant townhouse apartment building on the chic east side of Manhattan This gentleman lives alone, and gets up every morning of his life at 5. This includes Christmas, New Year’s day and Sundays. Ile makes noise which lasts until 7. I don’t know exactly what he does, but it sounds like he’s exercising, rolling on the floor or jogging in one place. All this in his liedroom, which is over mine. I don’t have to be out of bed until 7 and it irritates me to be awakened two hours early every day Once I am awake, I cannot go hack to sleep. I've tried everything. I invited him here for a Christmas party, and then gently took him aside and told him that his early rising morning noises bothered me. He said all he does is "get dressed” and he can’t understand how that could disturb me. I talked to my landlady and she said she has only my word and she can’t demand that In* leave before his lease expires in three years. My lease has another year to go. Please don't suggest I try to make friends with him again It’s gone beyond that stage now. I saw my lawyer at a party recently and he suggested I phone this neighbor every morning at 3 and ask him how he likes to be awakened two hours early every morning. Please, please help me. My nerves are shot. MKS. S. DEAR MRS. S.: I d take the lawyer’s advice, after which I'd ask my druggist to recom mend the best earplugs available. If that fails, invite your landlady to spend the night with you and share a rude awakening. . Problems? You’ll feel better if you get it.off your chest. For a personal reply, write to ABBY: Box No 69700. Us An geles, Calif. 96(169. enclose stamped, self-addressed en velope. please. love is . . . having grandparents to spend the night with. 7•• 6*51 U I Pot OII Ait    •#\0’ ’9U br tov A*c»e(ei ?*«»*» v PEG’S Hen ate Salon Holding on to a good thing like hair-do I / is as simple as choosing the right salon. Your hill Sen ile Salon PEGS ■ IS Styli*!* lo Sin*’ iou I 112 2»ih Siree! NE I    JbMlrtl > / Widows Who Remarry Face Economic Loss IDU OR S NOJI flus is tho second of two articles on tho actual effort remarriage has on widow s benefits By Lorry Alexander Cherokee Doily I imes < IIKKOKKK, Iowa (AP) — Widows who arc considering remarriage are often faced will) loss of benefits they have been receiving Various sources were presented with two hypothetical situations regarding widow s benefits and what effect remarriage has on them. The situations were: — A widow, 66, is presently living on her deceased hus hand's social security or pension benefits What income change, if any, occurs if this widow remarries? — A 66 year old unmarried woman Is receiving social security or pension benefits accrued through her working years. What income change, if any, occurs if she remarries? A widow's remarriage after age HH will never terminate her entitlement to widow’s benefits,” according to the social security administration. “However, the amount which she is receiving as a widow may change.” Widow s Benefits I he administration said anyone receiving widow s benefits may want to contact the nearest social security office regarding the exact monetary change which will result if she remarries. It said remarriage will have no effect (til participation in Medicare. “Marriage or remarriage has absolutely no effect on the amount a single woman may he receiving on her own account nor does it have any effect on her participation iii Medicare,” said the administration. The Iowa Employment Security commission said if a widow were drawing benefits based (til her husband’s account under Iowa Public Employes Retirement System (IPERS) and should remarry, it would not affect her eligibility to continue to receive such benefits. The commission said an unmarried woman, HH years of age drawing her personal IPERS benefits, could marry and continue to draw them. Electrical Pension I nder the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers pension plan, when the optional spouse’s benefit is taken, the benefits for a widow would be for as long as she lives, regardless of her marital status. The Railroad Retirement hoard said with regard to the HH-year-old widow, “her railroad retirement annuity would cease upon remarriage and be replaced by a social security spouse benefit bused on her husband s social security record.” The board said the net financial effect would depend on the relative sizes of the benefits, but “generally the difference would not be substantial.” II instead she were a social security widow beneficiary, lier widow s benefits would lie replaced by a spouse’s benefit which would “almost certainly be considerably smaller.” the board said “In the ease of a retired woman employe, her railroad retirement employe annuity would he unaffected. ” However, her marriage to a social security old age beneficiary would result in her qualification for a social security spouse benefit, thus creating an over-all favorable financial situation.” The board said generally, total income from these sources before and after marriage would be about the same. The decision to marry should he made only by the two persons involved in the relationship. Unfortunately for many elderly persons, the decision is made for them by government or private industry. Tuna Fish: Versatile, Nutritious By Tom doge About 70 years ago, the California sardine, a mainstay iii the diet ol many Americans, disappeared from the waters off (hir West coast As local fishermen began search for a replacement, a San Pedro canner sensed the promise of tuna. Ile processed the first 700 eases ol I ins new canned food ill Ills Los Angeles plant Today, more than half a billion pounds of tuna are sold each year iii the United States and consumed in numerous guises from casseroles lo curries The fact that tuna is high iii protein and low in calories has placed it high on the lists of dieters Hostesses have also discovered that tuna pureed with cream cheese, sour cream or yogurt makes a number of delicious cocktail pates and dips. We did not know until recently that tuna is also used in making soups, both hot and cold. Mixed with fresh vegetables and a broth, it makes a filling first course or even a main dish for lunch It is also being served in cold gazpacho For still another variation, here is a recipe for chilled Tuna and Avocado Soup Tuna and Avocado Soup 2 ripe avocados I tsp lemon juice 1 cup light cream 2 cans (B1^ or seven ozs each) tuna in vegetable oil 1 pt. chicken broth 2 tsps chopped onion Va tsp. salt l/2 tsp. hot sauce (optional> Paprika or crumbled corn chips Peel avocados, removing pits. Cut into pieces and place in electric blender. Add lemon juice and cream, ( over and process ut low speed till smooth. Turn into large howl Place tuna, chicken broth, onion, salt and hot sauce in electric blender, cover and process at low speed till smooth. Stir in avocado mixture. chill thoroughly. Serve in small chilled soup howls with dash of paprika or crumbled corn chips. Serves giant Starting Tuesday ONLY 5 DAYS Tuesday May 21 Thru Saturday May 25 cfi* YOUR CHILD’S "*10 PORTRAIT IIVI min i n m the all children • No appointment necessary • Limit: One per child Two per family • Ages: Four weeks through fourteen years • Additional prints available at teasonable prices • Groups at ll 25 each additional Child Daily: IO AM to I PM..2 PM to 5 PM..6PM to 8 PM Saturday: IO AM to I PM..2 PM to 4:30 PM Family 8 x IO Color Portrait ESPECIAL! & $o -88 Only (Ca Children with parents, NyA nrandparents. adult couples. Mom and Dad limit one special per tamily MORRI S Decorating Centers DON’T MISS THE MANY BARGAINS ON .. .Paint.. .Carpet.. .Ladders.. Wall Coverings.. .& IOO s of other Home Decorating Supplies NOW THROUGH SATURDAY, JUNE I ST! BRILLIANT WHITE LATEX HOUSE PAINT 5.88 GAL. Non-yellowing white Dries in less than an hour. Can surfaces. Resists peeling and blistering. Excellent for too. Reg 9.50 gallon. OUR FINEST EXTERIOR LATEX SAVE 3.62! be applied over damp damp basement walls, 7.88 GAL. White, plus 1000 s of the newest colors to make your home even more beautiful. Covers better. . . Wears longer. Resists blistering, fading and mildew. Reg. I 1.60 gallon. DEEP TONES & ACCENT COLORS 8.88 GAL., ON SALE. OUR FINEST SEMI-GLOSS LATEX 7.88. SAVE 3.371 DEEP TONES I ACCENT COLONS S OS GOL. OUR FINEST INTERIOR LATEX UTL* (A®*,." vm» *kW »'* long lasting latex enamel for walls & woodwork 1000 s of colors that wil stand up to years of scrubbing Reg 1125 gallon WATERPROOF s' MASONRY COATING y 6.88... SAVE 2.92! DEEP TONES I ACCENT COLORS 7.88 GAL A beautiful glare free matte finish that will last for years Fast and easy to apply Soap & water clean up 1000 s of rich, fode resistant colors Solid covering Reg 9 80 gallon. VEATER?*0 r V WALL P*lN SAVE 3.37 4.88 GAL Use above or below grade, inside or out Easy to opply Ready mixed . . no thinning Reg 8 25 gallon TaUI^I RIOVW0 SAVE 2.511 REDWOOD STAIN 2.44 GAL. Protect and beautify wood furniture, fences, etc. Highly penetrating, easy to use Reg 4 95 gallon SAVE 2.111 BUDGET QUALITY INTERIOR LATEX 3.88 GAL The great economy paint! Rolls on smoothly, easily White and pastel colors Reg 5 99 gallon INDOOR-OUTDOOR CARPET SALE! 1.76 SQ. YD. REGULARLY 2.99 Popular olefin fiber for years of wear. Fashion-right colors Allow up to 5 days delivery in some areas WALLPAPER SALE! 4 BIG VOLUMES. . . OVER 600 PATTERNS TO CHOOSE FROM PLASTIC-COATED WALLPAPER 1.19 Beautiful colors and designs for every room in your home. REG. 1.98 SINGLE ROLL VINYL COATED WALL COVERING (PATTERNS IN STOCK IN OMAHA WAREHOUSE ONLY) An enchanting array of custom made wallcoverings with companion hand screened fabrics Reg. 3.00-13.95 Single Roll Allow up to 2 weeks for delivery in some areas. 25% BANT STORR - 3111 16TH AVR. SWUM Our Rain Check Policy lf we are temporarily “sold out’ of on advertised item, please ask the store manager for a Rain Check”. This will entitle you to purchase that item at the advertised price when our stock has been replenished.    _ LADDER SALE! ALUMINUM FLAT-STEP EXTENSION LADDER grooved steps. 16 FT. Keg. 34.SS Max Working Igth I 3 ft. 20 FT Reg. 43.55 Max Working Igth I 7 ft 24 FT Reg. 51.85 Max Working Igth 21 Ft 28 FT. Reg. 65.90 Ma* Working Igth 25 Ft 6 FT. ALUMINUM STEP LADDER REG. 22.45.......... 14.95 Es <! • -Ona- • ” e FRAMED BURLAP BULLETIN BOARD “!> x 33 Assorted colors . Req h 9f* value 3.95 11 VALUABLE L* COUPON Cl En COUPON VALUABLE MASKING TAPE i x t>0 Nil i> 'ii Hot) HOC G:: cl IT: i E»' 33 GALLON-SIZf PLASTIC . LAWN & TRASH BAGS So |umbo size bags Sturdy . plastic Reg ’4a 89‘ Es WITH COUPON COUPON WITH COUPON 33‘ 11 • i 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 VALUABLE 4 ’ GOLD NYLON PAINT BRUSH Long 4 Ny 'n hustles th | 4 4t> WITH COUPON 1.88 Ll tj COUPON  BHB • EEZ! • I? ii El COUPON SPRAY ENAMEL e Re 69 . Popular ( ok its X white th . I 4 i 13 tv (an W11H    Lf%< COUPON Ll COUPON Ei t I i I i I i I i I ’ i • • • i i • i ( i I UBI r MUTTI . ROOF CEMENT YOUR CMO Cf UOUID or PLASTIC op tin t    t|Lliter    .*' 0 . flus! nq C tailor I WITH COUPON lh 1.39 GAI COUPON El ALUMINUM SAFETY PLATFORM STEP LADDER t\, 11.95 rn REGULAR 18.95 REGISTER FOR A FREE TRIP FOR 2 TO THE FABULOUS FRENCH RIVIERA NOTHING TO BUY . JUST DEPOSIT AN ENTRY BLANK IN IHE OFFICIAL ENTRY BOX AT YOUR MORRIS DECORATING CENTER OUR FINEST PORCH & FLOOR ENAMEL SAVE 1.421 1.88" WITH COUPON High gloss, weather resistor*! fmtsh Use indoors or out, on wood or concrete Popular colors. REGULARLY 3.30__| Morris Decorating Centers “One Near You” MANY UNADVERTISED SPECIALS DURING THIS SALE. STOP IN TODA YI Phone 393-4016 Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.rn.-9 p.m. Sat. 9 a.rn.-5:30 p.m. PRICES WILL NEVER BE LOWER . . GO AHEAD, CHARGE ITI LINDALE PLAZA ;