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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 26, 1974, High Point, North Carolina A High Point Enterprise thursday september 26, 1974 Carolinas sued Over food stamp programs insurance firm gets $4.7 million pays $150,000 by the associated press a new York based group says Only 25 per cent of those eligible receive food Stamps in North Carolina while South Carolinas percentage is just 52 per cent. For that reason the food research and action Center has included the Carolinas in suits charging 17 states with failure to take effective action to enrol eligible persons in food stamp programs. Ronald Pollack a spokesman for the Center said the suits Are designed to a Force the states to comply with the statutory outreach requirements which require that effective efforts be made to make sure that those families that Are eligible for the food stamp program have full knowledge of the program and that the program is made available to since 1972, Federal Law has required states to organize effective programs to seek out those eligible for food Stamps inform them of their eligibility and enrol them if they wish. Also being sued Are the states of Colorado Idaho Indiana Maryland Michigan Minnesota Nevada. New Hampshire new York Ohio South Dakota Texas Virginia Washington and West Virginia. Pollack who said suits will be tiled later against other states said the court action has been initiated by Legal Aid societies in the various states. Carolinas food stamp spokesmen said they had not studied the suits carefully enough to comment on them. However ted Harrison spokesman for the North Carolina department of human resources said the state began an outreach program last year. The second phase was announced earlier this week. He denied the second phase was an Vann York Pontiac strikes again see the All new 75 Pontiac now Vann York Pontiac 902 n. Main 885-2183 r now our Loans come in larger packages. Up to 7,soo00 on real estate and other Security consolidate Bills a one place to pay a one payment a month get extra Cash too amount financed no. Of monthly payments amount of monthly payments total of payments $2,000 36 $69.33 $2,495.88 $3,000 36 $104.00 $3,744.00, $5,000 a a 60 $118 95 $7,137.00 annual percentage rate 15% phone now for number one service a 1/ Rufft mortgage and loan company credit across from the old Enterprise bldg 306 North main St. High Point n c Craige Reavis mgr. Phone 882-3381 ask about our new car Loans too. Announced in View of the suit. Mrs. Adrias Mcneeley food stamp director for South Carolina said the main thrust of South Carolinas program has been to enlist social workers from various state agencies to reach persons eligible for food Stamps. Raleigh apr a North Carolina credit insurance executive testified wednesday that his company collected $4.7 million in premiums during 1973 and paid less than $150,000 in claims. Testifying at a hearing on credit insurance companies . Martin jr., president and chairman of the Board of first Protection life insurance co., said the company paid out in claims less than 3 per cent of its income from premiums. He said the company Sells insurance Only through franchised Auto dealers. He said Eom Missios on the insurance run As High As 62.5 per cent. Martin testified on behalf of the association of North Carolina life insurance companies. Credit life and Accident and health insurance is sold As part of a loan. If a person Dies or become disabled the loan is paid by the insurance company. One of the purposes of the hearing which ended yesterday and will resume oct. 25 is to determine whether the approximately 85 credit insurance firms in North Carolina Are making excessive profits. State insurance commissioner John r. Ingram said wednesday that he is calling on the companies to give him recent figures on their income from premiums and How much they pay in claims. He said they have until oct. 21 to provide the information. Ingram said the figures supplied by the companies will be used to determine How much credit insurance rates should be Cut. The North Carolina Bankers association has supported a 20 per cent rate Cut but Ingram is pushing for cuts up to 50 per cent. If the companies done to Cut their rates voluntarily the commission will order reductions Ingram said. It will be about a month before a decision can be made on How much the rates should be Cut he in the 1630s, when Japan shut itself off from the world an Imperial decree forbade the building of Large Ocean worthy ships. Today Japan builds almost half of the worlds tonnage or More than 20 times United states production National geographic says. Good year final 3 Days Over �?T1 too too one million Ayi lawnmowers appliances televisions stereos Heaters our buyers loaded our warehouses before the latest Price increases and we Are Clearing them out at tremendous savings a time to buy is now color to in special Low prices on Rotor color Antenna a 25 in. Ioo0# solid state console a 19 in. Table Model a 16 in. Table Model 100% solid state a 25 in. Console 100% solid state Pecan 595 333 298 595 big values big screen portable to a Porte color a 12 in. Dix portable 219 74 free r0ll-a-�?��ai r round stand with 19 in. For some models big Den or playroom $ 148 a is in. For Kitchen or bedroom a 19-in. For Den or 5 bedroom 114 148 a a Start Battery boosters Casy to Usi for instant starting 2-t foot Cabus with Shockproof handles Savi towing Savi Tfir frs door busters some items a limited quantities 48" inflatable Rabbit 44c set 3 electric Extension cords 1-6ft., 1-9 ft., m2 it. 88 electric automatic dryers a on stand 4 Inch Mirror 29 Oriental Jade Flower tree dress up a special spot with this 4 tall plastic Multi coloured Floral display delicately crafted Flowers authentic Stone chips 2 player Badminton sets 88< Ove he tall each is a copy of a genuine chinese Jade tree filter-fl0 washers a family site porcelain top and drum a heavy duty Auto Matic a heavy duty automatic per. Press a heavy duty deluxe 158 178 198 218 free fast delivery a 18-lb. Multi Speed mini Wash heavy 18-lb. 2 Speed heavy duty mini Wash a 18-lb. 2 Speed heavy duty Wash Wear a 2-Speed-heavy duty Wash Wear a heavy duty Wash Wear-3 site Load a family site Wash Wear soak Cycle �?~339 329 288 268 238 228 Carolina tire co. 208 English Road 3 ways i to charge i High Point n c

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