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Social Security Account Numbers
^ Issued To 524,940 North
Th« number of North C»rolln»
||mpIo]rMi who had applied foe
oMial Sttcurity account numbers
at of April 17 wa« 684,940. The
number of employers who had ap>
plied for identification number*
aa of tkis mme date in our State
waa K,006, according to recent
fifuret wleaaed by the Social
Security Board in Waahington.
The records show that only 12
other States in tb« Union exceed
Ninrth Cafo}ina la .the number of
persons who hare applied for ac
count numbers. It Is also inter*
estinar to note £hat over 14,t)d0
applicant* for account numbers
i;aTe thus far 1>een received by
th« Ralei^ Fbst Office; over 26,-
000 by the Durham Post Officc;
over 12,000 by the Burlinirton
Post Office; and over 12J)00 by
the WOminffton PcMt Office.
•P»« records also show that the
Wilson Post Office has received
Hr6und 8,000 applications, Hen
derson £,£00, Rocky Mount over'
8,0(M, Fayetteville over 6,500,
' OolHsboro over 6,000, etc. Ap
plications are continuii^r to le
recaived at a rapid rate by thene
af well as other post offices thru
out the State.
Throughout this United States
1 total of 2,71il,70& employers of
one or more |»er«ons whose em-
ployees will benefit under the
Federal old-age benefits provi
sions of tl;e Social Security Act,
have reported to the Soci^tl Se
curity Board since Noe.-mber 16,
1986 that their employmeni; rol's
numBer JJ6,6&6,137 wage earners
A few employments, nach as
mgricuHural labor domestic ser
vice in a private hOira«, casual
labor not in th« course of the
employer’s business, and several
others, are not covered in this
program. Workers who are not
in covered employment may bt-
ATLANTA GIRL WINS FOUR
Vear SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Dew Jamas T. Carter of Tal
ladega College has announced
that the first of thd annual 4-
year, all-expense scholarships, re-
.eently inaugurated as a perma
nent policy of the College to aid
merit, has been won by Miss H.
Anna Saltor, 1«7 Bailey Street
S. W., Atlanta, Ga. Miss Salter
is the daughter of Mr. J. E. Sal
ter, a Railway Postal Clerk, and
Mrs. J. £, Salter of Atlanta. She
will i>e graduated In June from
the Atlanta University Labratory
High School, of which Mr. ,W- A.
Robinson is Principal.
Miss Salter ranked first among
106 contestants who competed in
examination given simultaneous
ly in 21 cities of th3 states of
' Alaibama, AriunsM, Florida, G*-,
^Louisaiana, North Carolina, S.
Carolina, Tennessee, and Vii:^nia.
The award carries a stipend' of
fS06 annually, is renewaible each
year, and covers the entire cost
board, lodging', tuition, and fees
at Talladega College.-
^ Talladega College will offer a
similar sct’olarshi]) each year iiu
the s(futhem sta^s, and in the
meantime is ^gaged in securing
‘funds tfi extend the competitive
area to other sections of the
Among our recwt amw*!
fs Shu-Milk—well known aikl
ing seller among white shoe c
ers. This remarkable white
cleaner is absolutely safe to i
will not erack or discolor warn
shoes, and leaves shoes spand^
white like new. Photo-micrograpiu
show Shu-Milk to be the
i>nd safe cleaner.
”• JHU-MILK has reeeived enaon»
ment from many of America’i
great colored stars, and other peo
ple in all walks of life. l^DDY
HILL, noted for his well dressed
appearance and swell band; fte
■nlREE BROWN JACKS; the fa
mous INK SPOTS, N.B.C. stars)
JIMMIE DeVOE, the golf profes-
sionid, and many others ;recom-
mend this great product for youn
white shoes. j
Chooee for your spring and mmj
vmer outfit white uioes and you
witt have arrived at the height of
fashion. We know of ^ more all-*
important, all-signifiAcant gesture^
that has to do with current style
than clean wldte Aoes, '
Another outstanding feature oi
SHU-MILK y^ite Shoe Cleaner il
.the fact that It will not rub off oi
Mat bt^ or suede leather which
iheuld b5 glr.d rts-^s to all who
pr^or i^hite aooaa for spring an4
come covered as they timnifer to
work in industry >r commerce,
whether full time, part tlmi;, or
on a temporary basis.
The Board stated that applica
tions are ^ill being filed witu lo
cal postmasters and that its Bu
reau of Federal Old-Age Behefita
is receiving applications from
Post offkes at the mte of ap
proximately 40^000 dally’. . The
Board estimates that ultimately"
there wQl be active reeorda set
up for 40,000,000 workSers.
VOTE TRADING PERILS --
Continued from page seven
It shotdd be remembered that
the Senate has been occupied al
most evclusively with the su
preme court plan, which has ex
cited. Washington and country
at lai^e as has nothing else in
many years. Many senators are
not aware of the great senti
ment in the country for the
*ntA4ynching bill. They must be
told by their citizens,back homo
that the bill must be passed^^
Such a great volume of mail is
being received by senators on the
court plan that whereverpossible
telegrams should be sent in order
to command attention.
I Letters should be sent to Sena
tor Wagner and Senator Frede
rick Van Nuys at the Senate Of
fice Building here pledging them
support from the country in the
militant fight they will make to
get the bill up for a vote.
Editors and readers of the
Negrit press are urged to send in
editorials asking passage of the
bill to their own two senators
and to Senators Wagner and Van
The Wagn^Van Nuys, anti-
lynehing bill is schaduled to come
out of the judiciary committee
shortly, now that the committee
has concluded hearings on the
supreme court plan. A sub-com
mittee of the judiciary committee
will consider th« bill and make a
Meanwhile Congressman G«va-
gan's office here continues to
’deceive heavy mail congratula
ting h'im on the passage of his
bill and asking what further aid
is needed in getting the bill
through the Senate. These letters
are coming from colored and
white people and orgranization*
in the North as well as the South.
URGES PASSTAGE OP HOUS
NEW YORK, Aj>ril 80.—Pas
sage of the Wagner-Steagall fed
eral liousing bill was utged' !n *a
resolution by the board of direc-
tora of the KAACP at its Apri!
meeting. The bill has been endor*
Md by SI national orgutiattonn,
47 municipal governments, 40
state federationa of labe«, «»d 19$
local social and civic organiza
tions.. The NAACP is supporting
th« bill because it believes that a
national program of Vow cost
housing is necessary if the Negrij.
citisens who are small wage
earners are to be rescued
inferior housing at exhobitant
rents andf allowed- to develop
wholesome, healthy community
Thie young salesman, traveling
for the first time in the back
woods section of the country,
came down to the proprietor of
a country hotel, aifter a wakcfu'
night, withl complaint.
Young Saleman—^I saw two
rats fighting in my room last
Landlord—Well, what do you
expect for a feHar'--a bull figHl?
TO THE READERS
OF THIS PAPER
Friends and Customers
Whic^ Enables Us To
Give A Better
24 Hour Service.
Operators Of Tiie
400 MORGAN ST.
Opposite Tbe Carolina Theatre
. “ Teleirtione N-187
Gasolines, Oils Accessories,
Firestone Tires, Lubrication,
24 loDis Wrecker Service
Hi* maaagemeiit takes this meaiu tot express the ^praciatiOB for the
continiuoiu pajti^aga the paMic of Durham has given Yellow Cabs.
Aad it is this ^ppert that sBaUas «» to improve our qaartaN aad with
a larger o*UUithm|»nt to ssrve you better. ^
FREE DIXIE CUPS
WILL RE GIVEN TO ALL CHILDREN WHEN ACCOMPANIED BY
In Having Constructed Such
a Fine New Building
And For Their
Wise Selection Of
Tires, Batteries, & Auto Supplies
WE WERE VERY PLEASED TO KNOW THAT MR. JOHNSON . . AFTER HAVINC CONSIDERED ALL NATIONALLY KNOWN
TIRES . HAD SELECTED THE FAMOUS FIRESTONE LINE OF TIRES AND AUTO SUPPLIES.
W® HEARTILY CONGRATULATE HIM ON HIS VERY CARE PUL AhfD WISE SEILECTION . . . AND KNOW THAT CUSTO
MERS WILL BE MORE THAN SATISFIED WITH THE LONG- UFE AND SAFETY QUALITIES THAT ONLY FIRESTONE GUM
DIPPED TIRiE§ CAN GIVE.
FREE ICE CREAM FOR KIDDIES ACCOMPiCNIED BY PARENTS
OF TIHE CONSTRUCTION
-V ' i jiS
HIGN SPEED TYPE
4.50-21 ..i M0.05
AVOID ACCIDENTS . . i TAJCE NO CHANCES..
BUY YOUR TIRES ON PROOF OF PE^ORMANCE.
MAKE SURE THAT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY WILL
BE SAFR SKIDDING, BLOW-OUTS AND PUNC
TURES CAUSED MORE THAN 37,000 DEATHS BY
ACCI^NT^ST^ YEAR. MAN¥-«P^^SR ACCI- _
DENTS COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED WITH
THE NEW PIRBSTOJTB HIGBt SPEED TIRE FOR
1937 IS THE SAFEST DRIVING EQUIPMENT YOU
CAN BOlr. HERB IS YOUR PROOF.
Proof of Greatest';
A LEADING UNIVERSITY MADE 2,350 TIRS
TESTS AND FOUND THAT THE NEW SCIENTIFt
CALLY'DESIG?JED HIGH SPEED TRiEAD STOPS A
CAR UP TO 25*PER CENT QUICKER THAN OTHEli
WE CONSIDER THE U-DRIVE-IT CO., FOR
^ TUjNATE IN SECURING R. Q. MCGRANA-’
HAN TO MANAGE THIS NEW AND MODERN
STATION, MR. MCGRANAHAN WAS WITH
US FOR Several years and we know
THAT he JS FULLY QUALIFIED IN EVERY
RESPECT, TO SERVE THE PUBLIC WITH
COURTESY AND EFFICIENCY.
• LONG WiAR
• BLOWOUT PROTECTIOII
• NON-SKID SAFETY * ^
(OPENING day ONLY)
H, W. Mmtea, Maaager
R. Gt (Dick) McGranahan. Serv. Mgr, s
ALEXANDER TIRE DIVISION
Durham's Leading Tfare and Battery
p. O. POOLE, ygr. CW.