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Huge Sum Is Paid To
Residents Of County
$167,74S Spent In
County By Social
More Than 6,000 Check* I*
-tied To Re*idenl* in Two
And One-Half Year*
Approximately $167,748.00 ha*
been distributed in Martin County I
through operation of nine of the ten
divisions of the Seeiel Security Act,
from its beginning and through June
30, 1940, it is estimated, on a basis
of official figures, by Charles G.
Powell, chairman of the N. C. Un
employment Compensation Commis
Normally, Unemployment Com
pensation. or benefits to workers
temporarily out of jobs, is the larg
est item in the program, except in
agricultural counties. Hie more and
lrager the industries a county has,
the more jobless benefits it gets. In
the 2 1-2 years of benefit payments.
through June 30, these benefits j
reached $34,888.89 included in 6.001
checks issued to residents of Mar
Chairman Powell reports that
State agencies handling phases of
the Social Security Act cooperate
with him in supplying figures of
their activities, which gives him an
accurate picture of distributions in
counties of the State. These include
the State Welfare Department, Mrs.
W. T. Bost, superintendent, and Na
than H. Yelton, director of public
assistance; Dr. Roma S. Cheek, sec
Coastal Plain Baseball offi
cials are mretina in Greenville
Thursday eveninc at S'-M o'coick
at the call of the league presi
dent, R. H. (foodmoo. Tentative
plans for the 1941 season will be
There is some doubt if Wil
I lams ton will be represented at
the meeting. Club President J.
Eason Lilley statins last week
end that he was anxious to turn
the club over to someone else.
rctary of the State Commission for
the Blind: Dr. Carl V. Reynolds,
State health officer; and the Depart
ment of Public Instruction, particu
larly T. E. Brown, director of voca
Old Age Assistance, help for needy
residents past 65 years of age, in the
three years of distribution, through
last June 30. amounted to $48,590.00
in this county.
Aid to Dependent Children, help
for those deprived of their normal
breadwinners, amounted to $21,143
in the same period in this county
Aid to the Blind, in the same 36
months, amounted ot $6,306.00 in the
In these three divisions of the So
cial Security Act. the Federal Gov
ernment provides one-half of the
funds and the State and counties
one-fourth each, with a State equal
izing fund to help the smaller coun
ties. Prior to January 1,- 1940. these
three governmental units furnished
one-third each for Aid to Dependent
No county figures are available
Things To Watch
For In The Future
A new line of 39 j>er cent phono
graph records, mostly of the lighter
classics variety and recorded by
"annonymous** orchestras, to go on
sale inTHruf stores . . . Color in door
knobs?getting away from the old
black, white, metal or glass routine
is a new line of knobs molded in
bakelite in pastel colors or shades
to match the furnishings . . . Anoth
er new plastic, of the same family
as the interlayer in automobile safe
ty glass, to be used as a textile sub
stitute, especially for shower cur
tains and window shades ?
for Old Age and Survivors Insur
ance. Monthly payments in this di
vision started after January 1. 1940.
due to a 1939 amendment, after lump
sum payments for three years. This
will, in due time, become one of the
most important of the five major di
visions of the Social Security Act.
With practically accurate figures,
it is evident. Mr. Powell points out.
that about $110,928.00 was distribut
ed in this county to July 1 in four of
the five major divisions of the Act.
exclusive of Old Age and Survivors
In the other five divisions, classed
as "services", apporximately $56.
820.00 has been distributed in this
county, including about $1,600.00 in
Child Welfare Services and about
$.3. Ill) 00 in Vocational Rehnhilita
Disbursement of funds in the oth
er three "services" is made through
county or district health departments
and only 76 of the 100 counties hav
ing such departments June 30. 1940.
participated in this distribution.
Martin County, with a health de
partment. received $10,095.00 for Ma
ternal and Child Health services; $8.
865.00 for Services to Crippled Chil
dren; and $33,150 00 in Public Health
These five "service" division re
ports are approximate. The 1940
census figures of 3,561,990 for the
State and 26.094 ior tins county~were
used in prorating the funds, made up
of Federal allotments, matched by
the State and counties.
Martin County, central UCC of
fice records show, has 41 resident
employers subject to the Unemploy
ment Compensation law and 871
workers protected by it. Liable resi
dent employers paid $51,356.19 into
the State fund in 3 1-2 years, end
ing last June 30. as compared with
$34,888.89 in benefits drawn in 2
1-2 years, also ending June 30. by
resident workers in the county.
The records show that in 30 months
of payments, unemployed workers
in the county filed 1591 initial claims
?the first claims filed after becom
ing unemployed ?and 10.542 contin
ued claims?claims filed weekly af
ter the initial claims.
.Employment service records indi
cate that in the 3 1-2 years, through
June 30. 3,228 registrations for work
and 673 placements in jobs were
handled in the county.
from common colds
That Hang On
Creomulslon relieves promptly be
cause it goes right to the seat of the
trouble to help loosen and expel
germ laden phlegm, and aid nature
to soothe and heal raw. tender, In
flamed bronchial mucous mem
branes Tell your druggist to sell you
a bottle of Creomulsion with the un
derstanding you must like the way it
quickly allays the cough or you are
to have your money back.
for Coughs. Chest Colds. Bronchitis
EDITOR-REPORTERS AT WORK
Making ready fur another
rditlnn of the "Oram Echoee,"
Farm Life School paper, the
above youths are making quite
a hit with their porducttons.
Members of the staff pictured
above are. Mrlba Manning edi
tor-in-chief, seated; Lewie Man
nine, assistant; Mary Dean Har
dison, reporter; A. R. Manning,
art editor and Rohda Pearl Lit
ley, managing editor, standing
left to right.
Happenings In The
Farm Life School
Mesdamcs Louis Roberson and Asa
Hardison, grademothers for the
eighth grade. Mesdames Hoyt Man
ning and B. F. Lilley. grademothers
for the sixth grade, and Mrs. Ludie
Roberson,-gradomother~for- the ninth
grade, visited the school on Wednes
day and Friday. Cake, ice cream,
punch and a number of other things
were served to each grade.
Friday in chapel, the eighth grade
presented a play entitled "Christ
mas in Holland." Thelma Hardison
directed the play, which portrayed
the life of a Dutch family on the Cve
of Saint Nicholas' visit. The cast in
cluded. Cairo Lilley. Jesse Gray Lil
ley. MacDonald Hardison. Simon
Lilley. Jr., Henry Clyde Williams,
Pete Lilley, Lillie Gray Griffin.
Aaron Peele. Delia Margaret Griffin
and Doris Peele.
The first exams were given Thurs
day and they will continue through
out this week. The students will be
dismissed Friday at noon and they
will not return to school until Jan
Mr. Williamson, a representative
of the Star Engraving Company,
presented to the school a three by
five American flag
The seniors are practicing on
their play, "Mama's Baby Boy,"
which they are going to present on
Wednesday night, December 18th, at
7:30 o'clock. Come, and bring the
family and enjoy two hours of the
most fun you've ever had. There
will be no admission.
The Gram Echo newspapel is pub
lished every month by the sixth
grade. The fourth, fifth, sixth and
seventh grades have taken part in
it. We try to have our cover page as
appropriate as possible for an event
or holiday of the month.
The staff is as follows: editor-in
chief, Melba Manning; assistant edi
tor, Lessie Manning; managing edi
tor, Fthoda Pearl Lilley; joke edi
tor, Wilford Griffin; art editor. A.
E. Manning; reporters for the month,
social reporter, Lorraine Smithwick;
class reporter, Mary Dean Hardison;
health reporter, Nathan Roberson;
sports reporter, Justus Tice
Reporters are changed each month
so as to give more children an op
portunity to gain this experience.
Interesting Bits of
The U. S. Department of Agricul
ture ha* estimated the?1040 cotton
crop at 12,686,000 bales, nearly a
million tales above the 1939 crop
of 11,817,000 bales.
The principal change in the 1941
AAA program, as part of a contin
uing policy to place more emphasis
on soil conservation, makes avail
able a greater share of funds for soil
Government economists predict
that higher production costs are like
ly to offset the increased cash in
come which farmers expect to re
ceive in 1941 from better prices for
certain of their farm products.
Argentine hides now have their
largest market in this country, the
United States taking about 60 per
cent of the total produced by the
South American republic.
Experts now believe that Nation
al defense orders awarded up to
November 1 will result in the em
ployment oMjOOO.OOO persons in this
country by the middle of April.
University of Tennessee horticul
turists have developed a new varie
ty of strawberry, the "Tennessee
Supreme," which is claimed to be
superior to all present varieties as
a frozen food product
Latest Additions To The
Enterprise Mailing List
Listed among the recent additions
to the Enterprise mailing list are the
Gabe Roberson, Williamston; A
r. Whitley, Williamston; Charlie
Dugger, Robersonville; C. C. Mar
tin, Jamesville; C. C. Walters, Wil
lamston; F. C. Stallings, Jamesville;
\sa J. Hardison, Jamesville; Jesse
D. Rogerson, Williamston; R. F
Crawford, Robersonville; J. L.
Pierce, Williamston; J. C. Gurkin,
Williamston; John H. Micelle, Wil
liamston; Marvin Jones, Jamesville;
Blanch Mizello. Jamesville; Mrs. Joe
11. Lilley, Williamston; T. L. Rober
lon, Williamston; Herbert Bonner,
Washington, D. C.
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of a judg
ment fo the Superior Court, Martin
County in an action entitled "H. T.
Hodges v. George Mi/elle et al," and
tained in a certain Deed of Trust
executed to Don E Johnson, Trus
tee. dated 21st April. 193(J, of record
in Book X-3. page 220 to secure cer
tain bonds of even date therewith,
and the stipulations in said Deed of
Trust nor having been complied
with, and under and by virtue of a
judgment in the above entitled ac
tion, the undersigned commission
ers will, on Monday, January 6,
1941, at 12 o'clock, Noon, in front
,tt the courthouse door, Martin
County, offer for sale to the high
est bidder, for cash, the following
FIRST TRACT: All that certain
tract or parcel #f land, lying and
joing in Jamesville Township, Mar
in County, Stute of North Carolina,
containing 10 acres, more or less,
>ounded on the North by lands of L
W. Mizelle, on the East by the lands
>f C. W Mr/elle. on the South by the
lands of Johnson Modlin and on the i
West by the lands <?f H H. Holliday.
as shown by map of same made by
S Peel. Surveyor, on the 23rd day
of April, 1915.
SECOND TRACT All that certain
tract or parcel of land lying and be
ing ni Jami'svillf Tow'rTsmp. Martin
County. State of North Carolina,
containing ti acres, bounded on the
1 North hy th<? hind-? nf W iX
; on the East by the lands of Lewis
Marriner. on the South by the lands
I of Lewis Mi/elle and on the West
by Castilla Branch as shown by
map made by S. Pe? 1 Surveyor, on
April 23. 1915, which is on file with
i the Federal Land Bank
THIRD TRACT: All that certain
tract or parcel of land lying in
Jamesville Township, Martin Coun
ty, North Carolina, containing 111
acres, more or less, and bounded on
the North by Public Road, on the
Fast hv the lands nf J ft Mndlin
N J Mudlin, H. M. Holliday and L.
P Holliday, on the South by the
lands of Tom Lilley, on the West by
tands nf John Gray, and H. S. Har
dison as shown by map made by A.
Corey. See Federal Land Bank
Mortgage. Book L-2, page 60
This 27th day of Nov., 1940
B A CRITCHER.
H G HORTON.
PAY YOUR TAXES NOW!
W. B. Daniel
Town Tax Collector
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