SOCIAL SECURITY: 48th

When its new law for State aid to the indigent aged (over 65), the blind, and to dependent children (effective September 1) was approved last week by the U. S. Social Security Board, Virginia qualified for Federal old-age assistance. Result: every State in the union now provides such assistance. Total aged now Federally aided: 1,721,000. Add for Virginia: 14,000.

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