N. C. STATE EMPLOYMENT
SERVICE EXPANDING ITS
SERVICES TN WAKE CO.
Effective Jan. 4, 1938, the N. C.
State Employment Service, affiliat
ed with the N. C. Unemployment
Compensation Commission will, on
Tuesday of each week have an out
Post office in Zebulon, N. C., in the
Town Hall Bldg., from 9:00 A. M.
till 4:00 P. M. to take all registra
tions for employment and also to
take all claims for Compensation
from the Unemployment Compen
This will enable people living in
Zebulon, WendeM and their imme
diate vicinities to register with the
Employment Service (keeping their
registration renewed regularly)
and file their claims for unemploy
ment compensation without mak
ing a trip to Raleigh in order to do
Trained interviewers will be pres
ent every Tuesday to look after this
work and will gladly give any in
formation they can which might be
Wiley McGee, died July 14, 1937
Daddy, dear, we miss you so,
Since you left us months ago.
We’ve been made to feel very blue,
By not hearing the voice of you.
Many things we remember you by,
Yet we cannot help but cry.
Your patience, the things you said
Are forever present in our mind.
Theer is not a day, dear daddy,
that we don’t think of you.
Yet we hope to meet you when
the hours of life are fled,
And in heaven to greet you where
no farewell tears are shed.
We are glad your debt is paid,
That your home in heaven is made.
Where your body will never suffer
Where we have hopes of meeting
Just five months ago today, love,
God called you home to heaven
And ever since that fatal night,
The world has never seemed just
Our home is sad and lonely, every
part is desolate and drear,
As we listen for the voice of daddy
That we never more on earth shall
You were with us so long and we
never knew how blest
We had been with you, dear daddy,
till God called you home to
More and more each day we miss
you some may think the
wound is healed,
But they never know the sorrow
that within our hearts conceal
We stood by your bedside and saw
your soul depart,
And when we saw that you were
dead it completely broke our
This Christmas is going to be
lonely without you here to see,
Last Christmas, we remember, we
were happy, the children, you,
Now you are gone, there’s a va
cant place, you’re not here,
there’s an empty space.
Our Christmas, this year, will not
be as bright,
As it would if you were here to
lead us right.
Mrs. Wiley McGee & Children,
Zebulon, North Carolina.
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NEWSPAPERS AND DRUNKEN
“Newspapers mold public opin-
ion faster than any other agency
and should be enlisted in the cam
paign to end drunken driving,”
says W. A. Gabrielson, Honolulu
police chief, in a paper read at the
recent National Safety Congress.
It is reliably estimated that
drunken driving has at least doub
led since the repeal of prohibition.
Today it is one of the principal
causes of motor accidents. Surveys
carried on in various states indi
cate that liquor is a factor in 10
to 20 per cent of all accidents in
volving a fatality ot a major in
jury. In the words of the Chief of
the California State Highway Con
trol, the drunken driving evil “con
tinues to grow unabated . . . Intoxi
cating liquor is playing too great
a part in the present mounting
death toll . . . . ”
problem must be attacked from a
number of angles. In many commu
nities police and prosecuting au
thorities are more or less indiffer
ent to it, and are too prone to let
the use of a little “pull” reduce a
serious drunken driving charge.
While proven scientific methods
for establishing whether or not a
person is legally intoxicated are
known, they have not been widely
adopted, with the result that many
cases are taken to court without
sufficient evidence to justify a con
viction. Worst of all, perhaps, a
large part of the public tacitly
condones drunken driving by refus
ing to demand rigorous and im
partial laws and methods to de
tect and punish it.
Newspapers can perform a great
public service by emphasizing the
evil, showing how all of us are po
tential victims of a drunken mo
torist, and by carrying on a cam
paign for betterment in local law
enforcement. Alcohol at the wheel
kills thousands of Americans each
year—and injures tens of thous
ands. It must be stopped.
—lndustrial News Review.
By J. E. JONES
Washington, D. C., December,
’37.—When the expense of run
ning the Government ran up to
$3,000,000,000 annually a few
years ago the cry of “extrava
gance” rang out through the land
and now the appropriations are in
excess of $9,000,000,000. The
point is, said Senator Bailey, of
North Carolina, speaking about
these great expenditures: ‘We do
not need a sales tax, but we will
have to have one if we keep on
spending money. We do not need
to broaden the base of income tax,
but we will have to broaden it if
we keep on spending money.’’
A few days earlier President
Roosevelt in his opening message
to the present Congress advised
“special consideration to lighten
inequitable burdens on the enter
prise of small business men in the
The North Carolinian who ranks
very high among his Democratic
colleagues believes that burdens
of taxation should be lightened on
all—large and small businesses
and in the interests of every tax
payer. Here’s an instance in
which criticism goes into reverse.
“If there is a sentiment in the
United States against these taxes,
the thing for us to do is to inform '
that sentiment that it must sup
port the men in the House of
Representatives and in the Senate
who stand here and demand a re
duction of expenditures. That is
the only way to get out of it.”
So, there you are—good reader.
A Senator who talks as though he
might be a statesman tells us that 1
if you will give your orders to ■
Congress that you will be obeyed. I
There is still another side to
taxation. The big business inter
ests also think they should have
something to say. Like small busi
ness men they complain that they
are “burdened” with taxation.
Taxation of capital is just reach
ing the point where it is but a
few stops ahead of confiscation, is
the verdict of heads of great cor
The rebuttal is that the great
industries pass on a large share
of their taxes to the public—a
reasonable supposition when the
Secretary of Agriculture insists
that the processing taxes under
the AAA were “passed” on to the
public; reasonable, too, when the
President said in September that
consumers’ taxes represented 30
per cent of the national revenue
in 1929 and 60 per cent today.
Likely 90 per cent of the people
of the United States would be bet
ter satisfied if Government ex
penses were reduced from 10 to 26
per cent. Then everybody could
look forward to a balanced budget
and a reduction of the national
debt in the way that President
Coolidge and Secretary of the
Treasury Mellon trimmed it
down ten billion dollars. What
was done by them can be done
Men like Senators Bailey, Glass
and others keep telling how it can
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ZEBULON, N. C.
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May Health and Happiness
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