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11m fast pace towards the millionth
traffic deatii since 1900 was speeded
ut last mt by increases in fatalities
in North Carolina and 42 other states
the largest number to report an
upward trend since 1946 while only
nre staRes hew street and highway
detftha below their 1949 tolls, a survey
by the -Association of Casualty and
surety Companies discloses.
Noting that tins group of 43 states
was more than three times greater
than the number which reported big-
tli a year t Amo
clatioa's acefcienit prevention, dpartr
ment waraei Ct "a tragic trend to
more fatalities in all bat a fair' states
threatens to eclipse new fains in
highway safety in 1961." . Unless most
states reverse the trend this year, de
clared Thomas N. Boate, the Associa
tion's director of mcblic safety. "Vic
tim X" the millionth traffic fatality
will be killed m about 10 months
Auto deaths since 1900 now total abou-
968,000, he said,.
Only 14 states reported greater
traffic fatalities for the year 1949J
Mr. Boate pointed out A year ago
32 states boasted fewer deaths in
1949, nearly seven times tiie- roster of
"honor states" for 1960. In 1948, 23
states had fewer deaths; in 1947 there!
were 1, aj la I
year of-5re ' 1 t. '
jtowiag World Var H-Jue Uo.
Twenty-one states reported more
deaths in 1948, he said, 17 in 1947 and
45 in 1946. :Su- .. ,.
North Carolina had 184 more-deaths'
in 1960 than in the previous, year.
with 977 persons killed on ita streets
and highways, compared to 843, in
1949. Traffic fatalities in the state
increased 16 per cent, which compares
with an 11 per cent average increase
in the nation for 1950, according to
National Safety Council statistics. The
national toll in 1950 was 36,000 lives,
against 31,600 in 1949.
NOTES ON SOIL CONSERVATION
Most of the pastures in the county
are looking better alter tne - recent
show a better stand, ttn those B$ti-
date..v ,.....;. 4
The dragline ha. finished the J.-jH1N IZLZXXZI CATHOLIC CCUTXH
Skinner and LawrK Towe ditch.
J. J. Skinner and other bmdowners
iwhoee land drain into lead ditch
along the New Hope road are plan
ning to have this lead ditch cleaned
out ,. :'':.' ,.:.:'..-':.'..-., -.v--Clarence
S. ChappeM, in the Hurdle-
town Community, has, .finished the
ditches that he was having cut on his
farm with a dragline. .
A large shipment of soil samples
was sent to the Soil Testing Division
of. the N.C Department of Agricul
ture this month. The Soil Conserva
tion Service Technicians still have
. - , ... , .A
to t- a jet"
other week-mornings, mass in- EJen-
ton a.akV;t "j lf ?.V ?
i : Instructions and Tnfonha!iWdasse
Wednesdays 8 to" 9 P HI, Study and
Discussion Club? Thursdays 7:30 to
89' la rectory;4
ILenten Fridays '7730" P. M., choir
practice, 8 P. M. Rosary for Peace,
Way of Cross, Benediction.. -
Foul Weather Warnings
Hiram." exclaimed Mrs. Comtos-
sel, "that candidate you don't like is
coming up the road. Whatll I say
if he wants to kiss the children,"
. IDontsay anything. Just call 'em
back to the kitchen and srive 'em plen ¬
ty of bread and butter and molasses.
JiTh Uosfc 'Holy SacriMc ; of1 the
Class will be ''offered IPahn Sunday,!
inarcn 18, at 9 A. W, and immedTately
after the fclesaing and distribution of
palm that will start at I! each
mass including reading of Passion of i
uur juora in Latin and English, Holy
Communion, followed by Rosary for
Ifeace, Sunday School, with confes
sions starting half hour, ending 6
minutes before services in St Ann's
Catholic Church,. Edenton, stated
Father IP. J. McCourt, who invites
everybody to all services. ,
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