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Carteret County news-times. (Beaufort and Morehead City, N.C.) 1948-current, May 28, 1948, SECOND SECTION, Page PAGE SIX, Image 14

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CARTERET COUNTY NEWTOEES. BEAUFORT AND MOBEHKAD CITY. N. C FRIDAY, MAY 28, 1918 a. 1FAGE SIX puberwLtorial VI! ' rjla t scene similar to many seen Murougbout the state this week as candidates wind up their cam paigns, R. Mayne Albright, Demo- ' cratic candidate for governor spoke briefly Wednesday in More- lead City and Beaufort ; to be decided this Saturday, the .ifay of primary electionsthe gu- i ttetnatorial race is considered the hottest fWht of all, with six candi- . dates seeking the state governor - hip. They are Mr. Albright, Oscar ; G. Barker, Charles M. Johnson, W. err . Scott, W. F. Stanley, Jr., and Olla Ray Boyd. MAYNE AlBRlGHT ""Although he spoke only briefly "at each city Tuesday. Mr. Albright, . attorney, editor, director of the (United States Federalists, and di rector of the State Employment Kervice. and veteran, briefly out lined his program. ' 'He is for revision of the tax "Structure, and the sale tax, the co- s alteration of North Carolina with tther Southern states to establish regional post graduate schools for Negroes; better rural roads, en couragement of farm cooperatives, $2,400 minimum yearly teachers' salaries, minimum wage laws; and 'Increased salaries for public em "ploves. ' ' ' He states thnt the real question before the peoplp is "machine con Wol," and whether elections are HO be won by votes or dollars. He believes that the elcclion of a ybune man. free from machine Vontrol would give a, new mean 'Wig to democracy and progress in Worth Carolina. '," " OSCAR BARKER 01 Mr. Barker, who addressed the Morchead Cily Junior Chamber of Commerce recently, prefers to see .North Carolina handle its own 'du-cati-nrl problems, rather than co-cier-ite with other Southern states to establish regional, post graduate 'schools for negroes. l" Attorney, ex-newspaperman and Durham County representative tc the General assembly almost con tinuously since 1935, he is for in creased standards and facilities for Public schools, state aid for thr school building program, a bettei health program, establishment o' feOod secondary roads, revision of tax laws to aid industry, expansion i of the state agricultural program. Adoption of a veteran's bonus and "equalized opportunity for the ru ' htl and remote sections of the state in the enjoyment of the fruit; of government." In Jlis speech here, he particu jtarly urged a strong school system ij CHARLES JOHNSON ' Mr. Johnson, accused by other candidates as being "machine made" has held various politica positions, state treasurer, field au ditor, deputy state auditor and di rector of local government. '' ' He favors revision of the tax structure, the yielding of some of the state's tax intake to the mu nlcipalities, increased appropria tions for agriculture, referendum tin the liquor question, spending $f the excess funds in the highway , commission, a broaderhealth pro gram, better roads and highways, reduction! in the teacher load and nfcreasea salaries, and greater . "home rule" for counties and mu .' rilcipalities. tiHe believes that the revision of , the' tax structure will equalize the burden of taxation and eliminate , unjust discrimination. T W. KERR SCOTT tr,!W, Kerr Scott, has been associa ted with agriculture throughout bis life-time, and was elected to a , . state office as the commissioner of agriculture in 1936. He has been a farm agent, emergency food pro duction agent, master of the State Orange, special Investigator for the . ? farm Credit administration, and ', regional director in the Farm Debt ., x' Adjustment program. , PTo Mr. Scott, the chief issue in trie campaign ii whether the State alkali be led by a ringpicked man . encumbered with ring obligations, of by someone not so encumbered, . wlio lees what needs to be done, rftld has the experience and the Will to do it ln streamlining the government for true progress, he says that the Hate's tax structure should be the subject of constant study with a ilew to revision, that North Caro lina should provide educational op pertunies for Negroes in its own Negro colleges, that the cities and towns should have financial relief, tUat there should be better farm to market roads, with improved mar keting services, that revitalization Of the soil is necessary, and that ' a 'better public health program Is needed. . W. F. STANLEY, JR, "'Mr. Stanley, often called the ' ftream candidate" because it is -' said he dreamed he foresaw him self as governor the night before . he announced his candidacy, is a Kinston man who has served on , ! the Kinston city council for eight years, served as mayor for two i years, and has served as a fuel a Jministrator at Camp Lejuene inile in service. '-'On a visit to Carteret county . about a month ago, Mr. Stanley commented particularly on the Sal tec Path road as being indicative of the need for improvement of rural roads throughout the state. Although he has -not campaigned as actively , as the other governor f ' p aspirants, he is for repeal of s sales tax, better and more hos- l Ms for the underpriviligcd, so- e 'ization of. medicine, better! I i 11 lu 1 I 'mtmppM 'i ' mmma! A BWT!ir",,''"",M"'"""-"" " "u -l v ;7 V i ii 0 : . ' .i : i I 'J'"'., W'Ot ii 1 L m I ' 1 Lu .iJ I If i-ijJ uK, . Jt.,MIH8.d Mayne Albright Oscar Barker Olla Ray Boyd -c ii r y sr-" ...-.v-- . : Air a - I l i " ':4 I - m-y Charles Johnson At The Capitol Congress Considers Legislation To Increase Ilaiion's Libraries By JANE EADS WASHINGTON The first trav eling library was a horsedrawn bockwagon used in Washington county, Maryland, in 1905. Today 3onie 378 bookmobiles or "librar ies on wheels" travel the high ways and by-ways of America, tak ing their precious store to folks beyond the reach of a public li brary. Yet 35,000,000 people in the United States today still have no public libraries within reach. Of these 32.000,000 live in small vil lages or in the open country. Hav ing few books of their own, they are deprived of a basic means of education. To show these people without library service what good service is and how they can have it, the American Library associa tion, working with 4 state com mittees, is behind legislation to stimulate state and local interest in the project. The Library Demonstration Bill, as this legislation is known, was introduced in the Senate oy bena- tors Lister Hill (D-Ala.) and George D. Aiken (R.-Vt.) and in the House by Rep. Thomas A. Jenkins (A.-O.). It is not the pur pose of the bill to provide library service to all areas without it, or those which are inadequately serv ed but to demonstrate what can be done to establish permanent li brary service for those areas. The bill provides for state sup ervision. The federal government makes grants to states to assist them in conducting the demonstra tions of library service, but its schools and higher teachers sala ries. ' He said while here that he felt the people needed a change and are tired of the machine and ma chine politics. OLLA RAY BOYD Mr. Boyd has not been campai gning extensively. 1 L. n h. -' .1 r IP In. AnVlUrmm, Ur, I Kerr Scott sponsors say there is no interfer ence with state and local initiative and responsibility in carrying out the program. Vehicles used as bookmobiles range from motor cycles to 20foot trailer-trucks station wagons, small panel trucks, trailers attached to passenger cars, school buses, army ambu lances and trucks, a city bus and a jeep. The bookmobiles generally make their rounds once or twice a month. Some leave books at reg ular distributing stations post of fices, filling stations,, country stores, homes or churches where patrons select their reading mater ial. Others give aoor-io-aoor ser Lvice to homes or schools along the route. Librarians say that rural people, like others, want to use good books for many reasons. ; They want to learn new things, to follow current events intelligently, to find relax ation or to develop their under standing generally. " Rural schools need many more books than they can afford to buy. People in remote regions who have been reached by traveling libraries count on the service as much as on the other ties that link them with the world outside. The American Library association says that only 600 counties in the United States have county-wide library service. EDUCATION BY MOTOR OSIO (AP) Norweign mo torists are not exactly in love with the secretary of finance, Erik Bro foss. Because of his rigid .regula tions he has been called "Motor ism's Public Enemy No. 1" Recently a motorist suggested that the bike-riding minister should be given a car. The sug gestion was given spontaneous ap proval, and the motorists already have started contributing. Stanley, Jr. SAVE THE SOIL By Roy R. Beck Soil Conservationist At a meeting held May 14, the stockholders of Deep Creek, Canal corporation voted in favor of a $5 per acre assessment for funds to dig a pew outlet from Newport River past Bob Garner's farm in to the swamo as far as the present canal is maintained. A 'committee was appointed to obtain this new right-of-way from the" land owners and to contact State Highway department person nel for assistance in getting the canal dug across the Mill Creek Road. The Soil Conservation Ser vice was requested to prepare bids for digging the new canal outlet and to stake out the right-of-way. During the past week your Coun ty Soil Conservationist has made topographic surveys of farms own ed by Lynn Garner, Neal Campen, D. S. Oglesby, Bernice A. Mann, and Joe C. Barnes. These surveys along with soil surveys are neces sary where drainage and irrigation are under consideration. 1 Last week Archie Hardesty cut seventy five bales of sericea hay from three acres of his permanent meadow. Mr. Hardesty plans to cut the rest of his field this week. This meadow, now three years old, is expected to yield either three cuttings of hay or two crops of hay and a seed crop this year. The primary need for sericea in Car teret County is on sloping land with a yellow sandy clay subsoil where erosion is a major problem. PHONE SECRECV RAPPED ' PRAGUE (AP) Secret tele phone numbers, unlisted in the public directories, are on their way out in Czechoslovakia. The ministry 'of posts said there were more than 7,000 of them in Prague alone, - and that they caused a great deal of trouble to the ope rators. Only special and important subscribers will be permitted to remain unlisted. v w. F Foundatioa Aids Russian DPs By AdelaldeKerr AP Newsfeatures Writer The threadbare young Russian stood before the desk in the Tols tov Foundation in New York, six months after he first reached there from a displaced persons camp in Italy. He was one of millions of Soviets who had been seized as prisoners of war or forced labor and who neither wanted to nor dared go back borne. He was one of several hundred whom the Tols tov Foundation has helped to reach the United States. On that first day in the Founda tion office his face had shone with happiness. Today tears coursed slowly down his face; his rough hands knotted beneath his skimpy sleeves. "They wouldn't let me into the I American army, because of my eyes," he was saying in swift Rus sian. He spoke to Alexandra Tolstoy, tall gray - haired hard working president of the Tolstoy Founda- ' 41 ' 1 4 J U t nun aim yuuugesi uaugnu'i ui the famous Russian novelist and moral philosopher. She founded the Foundation in New York in 1939 after she left, the USSR, and became an American citizen. Us first aim was to help the White Russians who fled their homeland after' the Russian Revolution. Since World War II its aid has been directed-toward the Russian displaced persons. "By the Yalta Agreement these men had to be returned to Rus sia," Miss Tolstoy said recently. "Rather than go back, many com mit suicide. Others change their Vole For JOIIIISOII CHARLES II. For GOVERNOR "The most important activity of the Stale Government is the School System." Charles M. Johnson III! 111! r," , '; 1111 m ill 'A Bropdon Hodges has the support of his homefolk the" office of State Treasurer. The Buncombe County; Bar Association unanimously endorsed him , . Democratic Chairman Robert Williams said the Demo- " , cratic party "could offer no person better qualified to fill this Important office." . J The AsheviJIe Times said.editorially that 'Mr; Hodges has out standing qualifications for this highly Important office." , i Asheville's Mayor Clarence E. Morgan described him as a "man of outstanding abil ity.". . Philip Woollcott, past president North Carolina Bankers Associa tion, said, "Mr. Hodges is well qualified for the office of State Treasurer by character, education, experience and business ability." " Brandon Hodges is a native of Ashevillt V educated at University of North Carolina and Wake Forest college , v an outstanding member of tne Asheville bar since 1 926 . v Buncombe county attorney for 1 0 years , , member of the 1943 and 194$ State Senate , . chairman of Appropria: tions' committee In 1945 session : . chairman of N. C Advisory; Budget commission 1 945-46, ind legislative counsel to the Governor during the 1 947 session of the General Assembly . , ' , ; " V' " BRANDO noDOBa FOR 8TATI TKSAaOntn COIUUTTU, f. P. oa Ml, AdwrUto. K. O. nationality and go into hiding. -The Tolstoy Foundation has helped a number of these Russian D.P.s reach America. Those who do must come in under an af- 1 fidavit given by some American citizen or organization guarantee ing their support for five years, In case they fail to get jobs. Much of this work we do in cooperation with the Church World, Service. We run Reed Farm near Nyack, N. Y., where 65 to 129 can live until they learn English and ori ent themselves in the United States. We also send food and used clothing abroad." Miss Tolstoy, pushed back the papers ' on a crowded desk and went on;" "There are hundreds of thou sands of Russians still in D.P. camps in Europe and many write me they live in unspeakable con ditions unheated barracks, in adequate food. Instead of being allowed to sit there in festering misery and anger. I feel they should be used in some of the wonas work, when there is so much to be done. There are pub lic works projects in many coun tries on which they could be used And because of their strong feel ing against Communism and Nazism they could constitute a terrific force for democracy. "One Russian D.P. who escaped borrowed ' five thousand dollars 11 Vote For ISAAC J. KELLUI1 OF ONSLOW COUNTY Candidate For Slate Senate MAY 29th PRIMARY (' Si. i fi?.::..-!. ", ' Onalow County has not had representation in State Senate for 14 years. He believes In .a system of rotation that will per mit each county to lect senators in regular order. He knows first hand, the need's of the schools, the farm, thev business man. He is the veteran' friend. , He favors adequate pay for teachers, State employees. Ex perienced in Legislative duties member 1941 House of Rep resentatives from Onslow County; - from friends and settled 700 more D.P.S on a project of surveying land in French Morocco fpn irriga tion. They are self-supporting now and he has repaid part of the five thousand." ; Miss Tolstoy, who served as her father's secretary and accompa nied him when he left his family, worked with the Soviets a while after his death. Under the USSR she organized a set of experi mental schools in Tula. . . . "But they put such tight re strictions on me I couldn't go on," she said. "If I had objected I would have been sent to Siberia. So I asked to be sent to Japan and America to study the educa tional methods of those countries and I never went back." Medical Officer Says, 'Produce Atomic Babies' LONDON (AP) The way to meet the threat of the atomic ace is to develop super-babies, the senior medical officer of the Lon don County Council says: Dr. Letitia Fairfield told the Na tional Baby Welfare Council: "The very future of the universe depends upon our breeding a peo ple so able to control their ins tincts and to regard the welfare of others as well as of themselves, that they can even overcome the menace of the atom bomb." nriANMN r. mm OF ASHEVILLE CANDIDATE FOR STATE TREASURER DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY " MAY 29, 1948 1 Jy Thanhs To The People Of Carteret County During ihe past lwo months il has been my privilege to travel over Carteret County in be half of my candidacy for Solicitor of the Fifth Judicial District. I shall always be grateful for the cordial way in which I have been re ceived and the many courtesies extended to me. Il is not an empty statement when I say ' , that the renewing of eld friendships and the making of new, friends means as much to me as any public office. I was born and rear ed in Carteret County and I have been among people I respect and love, and the people of Carteret County know me and can have con fidence that I will serve them honestly and faithfully. We have not. had a Carteret County man for Solicitor since Hon orable Jesse H. Davis, more than .21 years ago. Il is certainly fair that this section of the ruth Judicial District now have a chance to share the solicitor's of fice. It will not work to the benefit of this Ju dicial District to keep the solicitor's Green ville, Pitt County, all the lime. . I sincerely believe my background, train ' ing and experience of 24 years as an active practicing attorney qualify me for the of- v Uce of Solicitor. I want to be chosen for my qualiicatidns for 'office and for the more im portant reason of pre serving the principle of rotation in office. If, honored by nomi nation and election. I shall serve all ihe peo ple of every section'of ' the district equally, -fairly and impartially to the' best of my, abil ity. I will deeply ap preciate your vote and ' support in the Primary Saturday, IIay; 29. l 1943. v V Charles L 1 Abcrcclhy, Jn ,

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