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I I ACCURATE, TERSE
I YOLUME XXXIV
I Sm CHECKsl
I RECEIVED HERE
Vouchers Aggregating More I
Than $40,000 Sent To
B Warren Farmers I
b expect other CHECKS
B Sixteen hundred and twenty-six I
B cotton rental checks aggregating J
B j4flj00 have been received by 1
B County Agent Bob Bright. Practl-1
ca]jy all these checks have gone I
??r to Warren county producers, I
Bright said last nignt.
^0 hundred and eighty-one
checks, amounting to $6,500, are
still due as first part rental payment,
but it is expected that they
fill be received within a few days.
Mr. Bright said that as soon as the
checks arrive he will notify the
Ihe other half of the rental
checks is due the latter part of
August, and about the last of December
Mr. Bright is expecting the '
parity pay, which is one 'cent a J
pound on 40 per cent of the five
yea: average production In pounds. I
on the slip accompanying the!
II checks the word allotment Is used
and some producers are under the
impression that the figures used v
with it mean the number of pounds t
of cotton that can be raised, but r
that is not the case, Mr. Bright r
said, adding that the word allot- r
ment is used to tell what the grow- s
ers are paid one cent a pound on. s
In commenting on the amount of
soney that has already been re- t
teed in the county from the Fed- c
era! government, Mr. Bright said c
that in addition to what the farm- i
ers have been paid, he has paid out c
112,000 for clerical help since June i
Time Limit For 1
Cutting Tobacco ]
Crop Extended v
Time hfs been extended for s
signing agreements to curtail tobac
co acreage, it was learned last night g
from R. H Bright, county agent.
Mr. Bright said that under a provision
of the Kerr bill that farmers
can sign u > through July 28th and
receive the r parity and rental pay
the same as those who signed the
contracts during the extensive
acreage reluction campaign which
was carried on in Warren several
In making the announcement mj
regard to extending the time limit
for signini; the tobacco contracts.
Mr. Bright stated that there had
been an e rtension of time for tagging
cotton produced prior to 1984.
Several days ago it was announce!
that all o d cotton must be tagged
Wore July i, but due to the fact
that those in charge of this work
have been unable to get the tags,
the time limit was extended until
Any person having old cotton on
hand and intends to hold It later
thAn August 1 must apply tor tags.
the county agent said. Claude
Inaitncock will be in charge of tag- ,
gtng the old cotton rather than ,
Dick Hawts, Mr. Bright said.
Robert Cheek, 29,
Dies At Hospital |
Funeral services for Robert Cheek, 1
died in the Roanoke Rapids 1
hospital late Sunday afternoon, 3
?ere concucted from the grave at 1
? 0. Th irrington's cemetery on 1
Monday tfternoon at 3 o'clock by 1
Rev. C. Brothers, Methodist
Mr. Ch:ek, who was about 33 j
Jars of :tge, was carried to the
hos5ttal oo Saturday afternoon and .
^ folio ving an operation.
Re was the son of Mr and Mrs.
J A. Cheek and lived near Liberia.
Before his sickness he carried on ,
wmint operations on the Henry
In adc '-Won to his mother and
ather, the deceased is survived by
and three children: Doro?y.
Helen and Robert Cheek.
childr sn day services
tT EMBRO ON SUNDAY
j ?ec&us i of bad weather on Sun
M aay night, July 1, the Children's!
Day Serice at Prospect Church,
Embro, vas postponed until 7:45 on
Sunday aight, July 8, it was announced
this week. The public is
^vlted to attend.
Misses Phoebe and Margaret Scott (
ot Ridge way spent the Fourth in
HOTEL WARREN Ml
BY STEPS TAKE
DENVER , Miss Josephine r
Roche (above), one of the best E
known woman industrialists of .the ^
U. 8., has announced her candidacy
for the Democratic nomination for
Qovemor of Colorado, h
Frank Neal To t
Replace Lovell As r
Night Policeman v
The cloak of authority under
vhich C. E. Lovell has served the *
own of Warrenton as night policenan
for the past six years will be
emoved from him the end of this ^
nonth and draped around the
houlders of Frank Neal for 30 days *
it least. 8
The change in the personnel of
he town's police force comes by way t
>f an order from the board of town
:ommissioners, the city fathers havng
agreed at their regular meeting
? v .. 1 J i J * H W ?
in Monaay nignc 10 repmce ivir. ,
jovell with Mr. Neal for 30 days. '
As compensation for his service,
n the capacity of night policeman
vlr. Neal is to be paid $65 a month,
le will be assisted in guarding the
>eace of the town by R. L. Wilson,
vho has worked with Mr. Lovell
or the past several years. Mr. Wil- ?
on's salary is $50 a month.
No specific charges were brought
tgalnst. Mr. Lovell. In commenting ^
in his removal from office, one of c
he commissioners commented yeserday,
''We all liked Mr. Lovell
lerson illy, but it was the feeling of
he board that he was net as active
us he might have been." r
Although Mr. Lovell will no Ion- 1
rer be: custodian of the peace of 1
Varrenton after the end of this
nonth, he will continue to serve as 1
ailer unless he resigns or Sheriff 1
7f. J. Plnnell makes some other
E. L. Green, former police officer
or the town of Warrenton, also ap- .
>lied l or the job as night policeman '
rere, offering to do the work of the
;wo men that the town has emjloyecl
for this duty for the past
leveral years, but the commissioners j
Jecided that two men were needed \
'or this work and cast their vote in
'avor of Mr. Neal.
Mr. Neal served as deputy sheriff
)f Warren county under Sheriff O.
3. Williams during his tenure of
Services At Macon
With the Rev. Richard S. Fountain
of Weldon doing the preaching
and the Rev. R. E. Brickhouse of
Warrenton assisting, revival services
have been underway at the Macon
Baptist church this week. There
are two services each day, one in
the afternoon at 4 o'clock and the
other at 8 o'clock in the evening.
The series of sermons which have '
been conducted by the Rev. Mr.
Fountain will end with the service 1
tonight, after which time the Rev.
Mr. Brickhouse will do the preaching.
lhe revival will be brought to
a close Sunday night.
The Rev. Mr. Fountain is well
known at Warrenton, he having
spent a part of his youth here while j
attending school under the late Mr.
"Mr. Fountain's messages have 1
been splendid, and I feel that the 1
meetings have been truly worthwhile,"
the Rev. Mr. Brickhouse 1
TO AWARD CERTIFICATES
" ** ?-1 Mimlle
The transferring 01 several
from one department to another In
the Dally Vacation Bible School at
the end of the course was responsible
for the following not receiving
perfect attendance certificates on
Friday night: Nancy Jones Moseley,
Hamilton TaTry Boyd, Francis Morrisetle,
and Eugene Wilson. Certificates
to these pupils will be
awarded on Sunday. 1
)UNTY OF WARREN, N. C., 1
JCH IMPROVED I
N BY COMMITTEE 1
fcoof And Woodwork Repaired
And Rooms Are
Given Treatment A
-OBBY IS REDECORATED
By HOWARD JONES JR. R
I went on a trip of inspection
'esterday with Jim Boyce. Our
lestination was Hotel Warren. pr
The hotel, entirely municipally iy
>wned by virture of the fact that th
he town bought it for $16,500 sev- ju
iral months ago when it was put up ne
it public auction after attempts
lad been made to throw it into the ~"
lands of receivers, has been underloing
treatment from carpenters 1
ind painters, plumbers and plas- 1
erers for the past several weeks and ?
in Monday night "Doc" Boyce an
lounced to the board of town comnissioners
that the hotel is now in tl
I had a general idea of what was Dc
>eing done at the hotel but my ap- nQ
>reciative senses were not fully ^
iwakened until I had gone through ^
he entire establishment with the Ju
nan who, with Clifton Bobbitt pj,
ind Herman Rodwell, had super- co
ised the work. gt
A casual observer might note in fo:
idlng or walking by the hotel that by
here are some green benches which m
ook enticing as they rest on the bo
erdant lawn beneath the shady ie(
rees and that the outward ap>earance
of the building had been rej
Teatly improved by coats of white Cc
>aint applied on the porches and
ither wooden parts of the mostly CQ
irick structure. This same observ- Sj.
t might see newly purchased blue- K]
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Company B Men
Entrain For Camp y
Sixty-six officers and men of the
Varrenton unit of the National
Juard, Company B, will entrain for
Jamp Glenn, Morehead City, to- w?
aorrow at noon to spend 15 days. ca
Men were ordered to report at the Tj
Irmory tomorrow morning at 10 i on
'clock to pack and make final ca
reparations before departing for pu
Pinal drill was held on Tuesday ^
light, and Captain Claude T. ^
lowers stated the Company was
repared to leave. $5
The three officers and sixty-three ro
nen who will make the trip tomor- ar
ow are: W
Captain Claude T. Bowers; Lieut- m,
nants, Harold Skillman and An- su
(Continued on page 6) pa
Citizens Make Gifts th
To Warren Library
By way of expressing their ap- ar
jreciation for the work which is
jeing done by tne Warren County 1
Memorial Library and to make its
lew home on the court house lawn
nore attractive, citizens of Warren- fo
on and other towns have already of
:ontributed, or signified Intentions co
>f contributing, gifts which will be te
ilaced in the new building. The
rifts and donators are: _
A beautifully carved mantel R
1W0 <Hvpn bv Mrs. Henry Boyd
tnd family: painting of Main street
ind court house square In Warren;on
about 1810, now in the office of ^
Polk & Gibbs, but belongs to B. S.
Bronson who has signified his in- g,
^ntlon of giving it to the library; w
Jolored print of President James K. 0f
Polk made by Currier and valuable ^
is an antique, given by Mrs. Cleve M
Stallings of Littleton. Lj
It Is expected that the new library tc
will be ready by August 1. tii
Dog Owners Must cc
Pay, Says Board tc
Owners of dogs in Warren county ^
must pay the tax fixed by law or
become subject to indictment.
The Board of County Commis- c(
doners on Monday Instructed
Sheriff W. J. Pinnell to have warrants
issued for the arrest of any /
citizens refusing to pay this tax. "
Sheriff Pinnell requests that dog
owners come to his office and pay
this tax promptly. Failure to do so
Is a misdemeanor,- he said, and clti- to
zens arrested for this cause will be n
taxed with the cost of a court ac- V!
tion in addition to being forced to 11
pay the tax.
FORMER CANDIDATE HERE
R. T. Fountain, former candidate fi
for governor, and Mark Williams, E
both of Rocky Mount, were here on (p
Monday visiting friends. f
FRIDAY, JULY 6, 1934
pproximately 2500 Ballot
Cast In1 The Second
esults of election:
Warren voters entered the secon
imary on Saturday approximate
2500 strong to elect a member c
e House of Representatives,
idge of Recorder's court, a Core
r( two members of the Board c
A table of the official vote by
precincts wffl be f o a n|d on
mnty Commissioners and thre
ambers of the Board of Educa
As a result of this vote J. l
>wtln was chosen the Democrat!
uninee for House of Represents
res, defeating T. H. Aycock by
ijority of slightly more than 30i
dge W. W. Taylor defeated Mac
idgen for Judge of the Recorder
urt by a majority of 143. Jaspj
learin was high man In the rac
r Coroner, defeating Frank Alle
129 votes. In the first primar
r. Allen led Mr. Shearin whil
th Mr. Dowtin and Judge Taylc
1 their opponents.
John Clay Powell and R. L. Capi
main as members of the Board (
>unty Commissioners, having ot
Ined the highest vote in a fiel
m posed of themselves, form*
leriff R. E. Davis and Sam I
Ing. The vote of 1443 cast f(
r. Capps was the highest receiv
by any individual among the 1
(Continued on Page 5)
/hiskey Cause Of
Three Men Facing
Trouble brought on,toy whlske
is responsible for three oumih
ses that were before Judge W. V
lylor for trial in Recorder's com
. Monday morning. The other tw
ses were charges of disturbin
iblic worship and bastardy.
R. A. Parks, white man of Her
rson, was found guilty of operal
g an automobile while under tt
fluence of whiskey and was fine
0 and costs, sentenced to tl
ads for a period of four montt
id had his driving privileges i
arren county revoked for si
onths. The road sentence we
spended on the condition that I
,y his fine and satisfy the clerk i
gard to court costs. The upshot <
e whole thing was that It co:
m around $70 for driving an autc
obile after he had been drlnkln
id he won't be able to drive a ci
this county again for six month
e said that he had taken tw
inks when he was arrested.
Johnny Watklns, negro, wi
und guilty of unlawful possessic
whiskey. He was fined $5 ar
sts and given a 40 day road ser
nee, the latter being suspendc
(Continued on Page 6)
lany Cotton Blooms
Sent To Newspape
Charlie Q. Alston and Washlni
n Alston, colored tenants on tl
rm of Frederick Williams of Ine
ew the first cottdB' bloom thi
as reported this season to tl
flee of The Warren Record, bi
nee Mr. Williams called up r
onday to announce the discove:
1 the red bloom, which was sa
i have been a day old at th:
me, other blooms have blossom;
irth In various sections of tl
mnty and have been brought he
i compete for first place.
The first bloom to be received
le office was grown by Arthi
rrington of Inez and was broug]
sre from the office of J. M. Gari
;r & Co. This bloom was also di
>vered on Monday. Other fara
(Continued on page 10)
Public Child Welfare Survey h
een continued for three weeks, a
" - " n.Wa. riQ
ounced J. Kusseu rnuuu, ?
asser, this week, and anyone ha
tg physically handicapped ch
ren, write: Child's name, addre
ge, grade in school and handica]
Veterans are asked to get car
rom the office of Jesse Gardm
ielief Administrator, fill out cot
letely and return them to his c
TV/O PUBLIC DRINK
,, TO BE INSTALLED C
J County And Town Cooperate
To Provide Public With
s Good Drinking Water
WORK TO START SOON
g Pltinty cool water for citizens of
the county who journey to the
d county-seat town and raise a thirst
i- under the sweltering heat of suxn,f
mer will be provided in the near
a future as the result of co-operation
i. between the County of Warren and
.c t.he Town of Warren ton.
Two drinking fountains are to be
installed on the court square The
Board of County Commissioners in
regular session here Monday agreed
to provide funds for the purchase of
~ the fountains. The town has agreed
:e to bear the cost of installation, to
keep them in repairs, and to furnish
v/ater at no cost to the tax^
payers of the county.
ic Action by the board was taken
i- after Town Commissioners J. B.
a Boyce and A. A. Williams appeared
D. with W. R. Strickland, plumbing
y contractor, before the commission's
ers vrtth a blue print of the foun>r
tains, a proposal that the county
:e pay for the same upon condition
n that the town would bear all other
y expenses, and pointed out the need
le for some measure of relief for citiir
zens who travel to the county-seat.
The county commissioners agreed
)s to appropriate $218.25 for this pur,f
pose and expressed the hope that
the fountains would be installed
d with as little delay as possible.
;r Work is expected to be started as
) soon as the fountains can be
)r shipped here.
fl Town Board To
Meet Monday To
The tentative budget, yardstick
|* by which the city fathers measure
their expenditures in running the
y town, will be submitted the board of
w team, commissioners for appi wrf jd
j. a special meeting called for Monrt
o The budget was made up by the
or finornn nommittoo rnmnnqpH flf
>Q liilOrAJ.VV vvt*ii?u v v v v f w _
Herman Rodwell, G. H. Macon and
i- A. A. Williams, on Wednesday fol>
lowing the regular monthly meetie
ing on Monday night, at which
id time it was discussed by the entire
is Before going into a discussion of
n the budget on Monday night, the
lx commissioners heard P. P. Hancock
is relative to repairing the streets of
ie Warren ton, received a financial ren
(Continued from Page 5)
st Mrs. E. M. Moseley
j" Dies At LaCrosse
Funeral services were held at the
3' LaCrosse cemetery on Sunday afternoon
at 5 o'clock for Mrs. Emma
Mason Moseley, mother of H. A.
15 Moseley, Fred Moseley and Mrs. W.
? H. Wesson of Warrenton.
ld Mrs. Moseley, who was 75 years
of age, died at her home at La:
Crosse on Saturday night about 11
o'clock. Her health had not been
good for some time, she having
suffered a stroke of paralysis eight
? years ago.
She Is survived by four sons and
j. three daughters: M. K. and L. C.
ie Moseley of LaCrosse, H. A. and C.
,Z( P. Moseley of Warrenton; Mrs. W.
at H. Wesson of Warrenton, Mrs. L.
ie M. Hardy and Mrs. J. R. Matthews
at of LaCrosse. Her husband preceded
,n her to" the gTave by 25 years,
ry Among Warrenton citizens atld
tending the funeral were Mr. T. V.
at Allen, Mrs. B. P. Terrell, Dr. and
?d Mrs. W. D. Rodgers, Mr. and Mrs
ie 8. 0. Nunn, Mr. T. B. Gardner, Mr.
re and Mrs. L. O. Robertson, Mr. Clifjford
Robertson, Mr. Walter GardIh
! ner, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Bobbltt,
ar | Mr. John Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. J.
' E. Elooker, Mr. Edward Rooker, Mr.
E. T. Odom, Mr. and Mrs. E. R.
s_ Wood, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Daniel,
1_ Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Rodwell, Mr.
and Mrs. W. L. Wood, Mr. H. W.
Rodwell, Mr. Jack Rowan, Miss
Betsy Rodwell, Mr. J. T. Mustian,
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Blalock, Mr. Ed,
d Blalock, Miss Mattie Warren Bla- I
dock, Mr. G. W. Poindexter, Mr. J.
as E. Poindexter, Mr. and Mrs. Edn
mund White, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
n- Darneron, Mr. W. B. Fleming, Mr.
v- Arthur Petar, Mr. and Mrs. W. W.
il- Kidd, Mr. H. C. Montgomery, Dr.
ss, and Mrs. C. H. Pdete, Mayor F. H.
J. Gibbs, Mr. arid Mrs. Alpheus Jones,
ds Mr. Clyde Rodwell, Mr. J. A. Daniel,
er, Miss Ida Daniel, Mr. W. W. Haithn
coc'r, Mr. C. M. Haithcock. Miss
)f- Mamie Gardner, Mr. J. B. Massenburg,
and Mr. William Taylor.
>N COURT SQUARE
- WASHINGTON . Tr Maj.-Gcn.
Benjamin D. Foulois (above), chief
of the Army Air Corps, proposes to
fight to the last ditch his removal as
recommended by the House Committee
on charges of "dishonest, incompetency
and gross misconduct"
Placed In Jail On
George and Lewis Fields, negroei
of Warrenton, were lodged in th<
county jail in default of $300 bond
on Wednesday morning to awaii
trial in Superior court on charge:
growing out of the robbery of Rici
Mustian's store, opposite White';
Flour and Meal Mill, Tuesday night
or in the early hours of Wednesdaj
The arrest of the two negroes bj
Sheriff W. J. Pinnell took place a
few hours after Mr. Mustian discovered
that his store had beer
broken into and looted of cigarettes
tobacco, candy, cheese, cannec
goods, meal, and perhaps othei
Some of the stolen goods wen
found in a suit case belonging tc
the Field negroes, and it was Stat
ed that George Fields admitted tha
he was guilty of robbing the ston
when something was said about ar
? C .IfliAaui n,Vi/V ko#
resting one 01 iiu oiaucio wuv ???
taken the suit case to a neighbor!
house while the Fields home wa?
Entrance to the store was mad?
through a window, and the thief 01
thieves departed through the real
door, which was unlatched froir
the inside, with the stolen property
Although only two men hav<
been placed under arrest for thi
crime, officers are inclined to be
lieve that George and Lewis Field
were assisted in the robbery b;
another person. They said tha
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Ends Here Todaj
The course in aquatic safet;
which has been given at the War
renton Golf Club swimming poo
this week will come to a close thl
morning at 9 o'clock when the six
teen boys and girls who have beei
receiving this training under th<
tutelage of James Mayfield are pu
through final examinations to de
termlne their eligibility ror emDiem
and certificates which are to be glv
en by the National Red Cross.
The course in life saving is belnt
sponsored by the Warren count:
unit of the National Red Cross an<
before any boy or girl is eligible t
receive a certificate and emblem, h
or she must have learned th
breaks, carries, holds, approache;
and artificial resuscitation used ii
saving lives in the water and bring
ing unconscious persons back t
consciousness after they have bee:
brought to the shore.
Mr. Mayfield, who qualified as
Life Saving Examiner at thS Nat
ional Red Cross Safety and F'.rs
Aid School in Brevard several week
ago, has been doing all the train
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Conference To Be
Held At Hebroi
The third quarterly conferenc
for the Warrenton charge will b
held at Hebron on July 14, the Rei
O. I. Hinson, Methodist minister a
ttt onnniinppH this week.
W tXL1U11LVJAA) (MU4VVM*V?^ - _ _
Homing coming day for this ol
historic church will be held Sua
day, July 15, the Rev. Mr. Hlnso
said, adding that all former mem
bers and friends are Invited to li
present for the all-day prograi
which has been arranged. Thos
.who can do so are requested t
(bring lunches and well filled bast
ets for dinner.
most of the news
>lll the time 11
f number 27 || i
BOARD RESTORES 11
CUT IN SA1<AR1ES
Appropriate $750 To Continue
Work of Foreat .
A DELEGATION APPEARS
A ten per cent cut In salarlee of
all counly officials, ordered as an
emergency measure two years ago
by the Hoard of County Commissioners,
\/as on Monday restored by
The riling cost of living and a
sattsiactcTy state or tne genera
fund due to Improved tax collections
was given as the reasor. for the restoration
of salaries to the old
scale. Commissioner H. L. Wall of
Roanoke was the only commissioner
to cast his vote against the
The Beard voted to Increase the
appropriation for the prevention of
forest fir38 from $500 to $750 an
nually. This step was taken after
V. P. Ward, C. E. Jackson, Dr. C. H.
Peete, and M. P. Burwell, large
landowner and taxpayers, appeark
ed to ask that this step be taken.
' Mr. Ward, acting as spokesman for
the delegation, pointed out the lm5
portance of this work and told
5 how on numerous occasoins large
3 tracts of timber had been savt
ed for taxpayers of the county.
. M. P. Burwell stated that in carrying
on this work the county was
| not only protecting the property of
the citizens but was also conserving
't a tax source. Commissioners Skinner
and Capps Joined In with the
endorsement by relating how the
' work of the fire fighters had pro1
tected their town property when
' fire was discovered on their places.
1 Advertisement of the names of
delinquent taxpayers, postponed for
1 30 days, was ordered published m
' The Warren Record and The Norlina
Headlight. The former new*i
paper v/as Instructed to publish the
) (Continued on Page 6)
t 17#1 AUtnn Ffti'm
a tJVl fcWA* * Ma mmApproved;
1 Sent 100 Cattle
! The Ed Alston farm In Fork
township has been approved as
: suitable pasture land for 100 head
r of the cattle that are being brought
r into tbils state from the drought
i sections of the middle west, it was
. learned yesterday at the office .tt
: Jesse Gardner, relief administrator
i for Warren county. It is expected
- that another 100 of the animals will
s be placed on the Frank Davis farm,
/ but this contract has not yet been
t approved, it was stated.
Just when the cattle will reach
Warren county is unknown. Before
the animals are permitted to be
placed in the various counties of
f the state they must undergo inspection
and it is expected that this
y will require a week or more.
" Weldon has been designated as
1 one of the points in the state for
3 receiving the animals. The cows
' that Warren county is to receive
1 nrfii h<? brouaht from Weldon by
I truck, according to present plans.
9 Negro Schools To
Open August 6th
l Negro elementary schools of Warir
ren county will open on Monday,
J August 6, it was decided at a meeto
ing of the Board of Education held
e here. The two negro high schools
e In the county, at Warrenton and
>, Wise, will open on the first Monti
day In September.
Earlier opening of the negro eleo
mentsry schools in Warren has been
n the practice for the past several
years. The schools open In August
ft In order to take a recess later In
. the fall at cotton picking time.
it Authorities have discovered that
such action has materially Increased
. the average dally attendance records
In these schools.
Miclwives To Be |
^ i /
i Uiven insirucuuiu
e By C. HOBBS
e State None
r. The State Board of Health and
f the Warren County Board of Health
have arranged to hold mlclwlfe
d classes In this county. All practicing
- midwives In the county are required
n to attend one of these classes,
i- The midwives will be Instructed
e at these meetings what to do and
n what not to do in order that they
ie may do better and safer work for
,o the mothers and babies they attend.
They will be shown a model
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