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DEVOTED TO THE CMC, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF ALLEGHANY AND BORDERING COUNTIES
ALLEGHANY COUNTY, SPARTA, N. C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30 1933
No. 28;
LOCAL
SIDE - GLANCES
Office forced in the Releif and
Employment offices have been delug
ed with work for the past few hays.
Hour after hour and day after day
they answer the questions wanting to
work or to get projects started in
their respective communities.
Many of those registering for work
are doomed to disappointment unless
the Federal Government increases the
number of men allotted to work in the
county. The present allotment is 178
men and many of these will be re
cruited from the releif rolls. Of the
more than 600 who have registered
only a small percentage will obtain
work now.
* * * * *
To releive the employment situation
officials expect to use local men in
each community to work on the pro
jects. This will rotate the work among
those registered and give a more equ
itable distribution of jobs.
*****
No accurate estimate of the number
of turkeys sold in Alleghany last
week is at hand, but judging from the
buying and selling activities, several
freight car loads must have left the
county Tuesday, Wednesday, and
Thursday.
The attention of farmers is called
to the news dispatched from Raleigh
stating that farmers who butcher
their hogs and market them locally
are violating the regulations of the
Agricultural act unless they pay the
processing tax on the products.
*****
The National Red Cross roll call
ends Thanksgiving, but owing to the
late start in the county the drive will
continue here till Christmas or untill
the quota is reached. People dn var
ous communities are being appointed
is community chairman to direct the
Irive for membership.
If you wish to join the Red Cross,
jee your community workers or send
he dollar direct to Miss Marie Wag
mer, Sparta, and you will be enrolled
n the Alleghany chapter.
*****
A boy who has been confined to
>ed for five years needs a rolling
hair. The Red Cross would like to
ieip this case. Join now and send
rqur dollar on an errand of mercy.
*****
Another case is a woman who needs
go to the hospital. The expences
111 be one dollar and fifty cents a
iy. Her people can pay one dollar a
ay if we can raise the other fifty
ents. Our local chapter of the Red
Iross would like to help in this case.
of all membership fees are re
amed for local use.
* * * * •
'the special open season on phea
its and grouse closes today. A
nber of local hunters have reported
bags of these fine birds. If all
iters will strictly observe the open
id closed seasons on game birds and
"finals, wild game will become mpre
antiful.
■ ***** ■
Since the summer The Times has
the riames of a small number
Cribers who wanted the paper
omised to pay in the fall. A
of these subscribers have giv
itason to be especially thankful
by paying these accounts.
s a faw others who can make
stmas brighter by paying
December.
* * «r * *
i Times is getting quite a collec
homets’ nests. Mr. Odell An
brought in one Wednesday
as large, if not larger, than
sent in by Mr. Edwards some
go. Seems to be quite a lot of
as to who has the biggest hor
est in the county. Bring them
be sure the hornets are all out
i you get here.
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kiddies are beginning to look
J with great expectation to the
. of a certain genial old charac
&ta Claus. One of our exchange
idy carried a number of let
ected to the old gentleman,
boys and girls, we’ll put
’•fetters to old Santa in a special
an and ask him to give them
1.1 -attention before Christmas.
would you like to live in Fro
W. Va., or Comfort, N. C. or
SVVVU, N. Y., or Devile Slide, Utah,
gCoo’. Cal., or Birdsnest, Va., or
ler,t. Md. of Allnut, Va. ? Santa
Sse will visit all these places by
-iin the next thirty days.
*****
)urir,. the past month we have
tempted several times to add
airing equipment to our shop
‘■vitT weather began in earnest
p aple have visited us for shot
ja«.iur than have customers foi
Probably they think the In
_i a glorified shoe stichinp
UECLA1MEKS CONTEST TC
BE HELD AT MARS HIU
Mars Hill, November 23 (Special)
Invitations to the eighth annua
Western North Carolina Declaimers
and Readers’ contest to be held al
Mars Hill college December 8-9 havt
been set to approximately 100 higk
schools R. M. Lee, chairman in charge
of the event, announced yesterday.
The event, which has been held foi
the past seven years under the aus
pices of Mars Hill college, is open tc
the high schools of twenty counties Pi
Western North Carolina. Each school
is entitled to enter one declaimer and
one reader, who, with a teacher or
chaperon, are guests of the college
while on the campus.
To the school winning each contese
a silver loving cup is presented with
the name of the representative en
graved thereon. The cup is held one
year or until won by some other
school. If any school wins the cup two
years in succession it becomes the pro
perty of the school permanetly. Miss
Norie Lowe last year won the readers
cup permanently for Waynesvill high
school, Miss Evelyn Morgan of Fayne
sville having won it the year before.
The declaimers’ cup was won last
year by Graham Ponder of Flat Creek
high school.
Last year 32 high schools partici
pated in the contest at Mars Hill,
some of them havin won in local pre
liminary contests.
The following rules governing the
contests have been announced: 1. No
contestant may be under thirteen nor
over twenty one years of age. 2. Each
speaker shall have at his or her dis
posal not more than ten minutes. 3.
Preliminaries for the contest will be
held Friday, December 8, between 2
P. M. and 5 P. M. when the five best
declaimers and the five best readers
will be selected for the final contest.
4. The final contest will be held in
the college auditorium Saturday morn
ing at 9:30, December 9. 5. Each high
school is entitled to send one boy and
one girl to compete in the prelimin
aries. 6. The name of each contestant,
the subject of the declamation or of
the reading, and a certificate from
the principal of the school stating the
agep and that the contestants are
bona fide students shall be filed with
the commitee by noon of December
6. 7. Free entertainment will be pro
vided for the two contestants repre
senting each school and for one tea
cher or chaperon. 8. All cantestants
will be expected to reach Mars Hill by
12 o’clock December 8. 9. No student
who has won in. the final contest in
any previous year shall be eligible to
participate m this contest.
HIGHWAYMEN ROB VA.
MAN NEAR ROARING GAP
About 11 o’clock Tuesday night a
man from near Saltville, Va., driviny
a Ford touring car, was held up by
four men on Roaring Gap mountain
near the spring and robbed of $50 and
his car. On his way toward Sparta the
man passed a. Ford roadster, which in
turn passed him, stopped and two
men got out and stopped the Saltville
man with guns. Two of the men drove
the touring car back to Elkin and the
other two drove the roadster away to
ward Sparta.
A passer-by picked the Saltville
man up and brought himto the Cherry
tree at the Wolf Branch road near
Sparta. Walking on to Sparta, the
man notified the sheriff of the rob
bery and then obtained a ride to the
Mouth of Wilson. He stated that one
of the robbers wore the uniform of a
highway patrolman.
The Times was not able to get the
name of the man robbed, from local
citizens.
CAROLINA-Va. CLASSIC
AT CHAPEL HILL TODAY
ChapelHill, N. C. Nov.29.,-Carolina
and Virginia football teams will
clash in Kenan Stadium here at 2
o’clock Thanksgiving Day in the 38th
renewal of the South’s oldest con
tinuous and most colorful Turkey
Day classic.
The two teams stack up on vir
tually even terms on paper, and all
indications point to a close, hard
fought, and interesting contest which
will rival the best of the many bril
liant games played by these two ri
vals in the past.
The sale of reserved tickets has
been the heaviest of any game this
season, and athletic authorities are
making extensive preparations to ac
commodate a crowd of 20,000 or more.
Reserved seats are $2.50 and gen
eral admission $1.10, including state
and federal taxes. Although the last
I three games with Virginia have
drawn crowds varing between 20.00C
and 28,000, Kenan Stadium has a ca
pacity of 24,000, and there will be
good seats for all.
While the rest of you are looking ai
football games and eating turkey we
11 be trying to get this set into typi
! and printed. Part of our force left un
■ expectedly Monday, but to make i
all come out right Uncle Sam give
• his mail carriers a day off Thanks
giving, and so we get a day extra b
get into the mail with the paper.
PLANS COMPLETE
FOR LICENSE SALE
Plans for distribution of 1934 auto
mobile license tags to appriximately
450,000 North Carolinians were com
pleted yesterday by the Motor Ve
hicle Bureau of the State, Sales of
the tags starts December 1.
Notification has been mailed to
I some 450,000 automobile owners by
j the bureau, at a cost of one cent per
letter. In previous years, the state has
paid one and one-half cents per letter
but this year the letters were sorted
and dispatched by bureau employees,
resulting in a gross saving of appro
j ximately $2,500 to the state for mail
! ing charges alone.
The plates ■ are manufactured at
I State’s Prison and are ready for sale.
Prices of the tags are based on the
weight of the automobile and are
sold at 55 cents per 100 pounds
weight of the car.
OFFICIAL APPEALS TO
RURAL LETTER CARRIERS
To the Rural Letter Carriers of
Alleghany County:
This is the season of the annual
drive of the Red Cross for funds to
support the work for the coming year.
Nothing can be plainer than the fact
that it is the duty of those among us
who are employed, those of us who
still have incomes, to share what we
have with our fellow countrymen who
from no fault of their own are jobless
and destitute. We must see to it that
until they are in position to earn for
themselves,they are provided with the
necessary food, clothing, and shelter
for themselves and their families.
In years past postal workers have
contributed liberally to aid the unfor
tunate. I take this means of asking
for your continued, whole-hearted sifp
port of the Red Cross roll call. Let
us join 100 per cent.
Thanks in advance for your liber
al support
W. Carl Irwin
President Alleghany County Rural
Letter Carriers Association.
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Eight Per Cent Of State
Population On Emergency
i Releif During October
Raleigh Nov. 25-According to statis
tics released today by the office of
Mrs. Thomas O’Berry, State Emer
gency Releif Administration, 8.1 per
cent of North Carolina's population
was on the emergency releif rolls ol
the various counties in the State dur
ing the month of October. This is a
slight increase over corresponding fig
ures for September.
When considered from a State-wide
viewpoint, this increase would appear
insignificant. However, when taken
county by county, the conditions of
unemployment and destitution among
our people takes on a more serious
aspect. We find that Stanley, the
county which has almost always
stood at the head list of counties, still
holds first rank with only 1.5 per cent
of its citiens being supported by
public releif funds, and Tyrell again
ranks lowest with 53.2 per cent, or
more than half its people unable to
I provide the bare necessities of life
for themselves.
Many counties have made notice
able changes in their position of rank
when considered on the percentage
basis, some showing considerable im
provement and others, losing much of
the ground gained during the summer
months.
Currituck, which held first place in
September, dropped to fifty-fifty
place in October. Caswell, twenty
i second from the bottom of the list in
September, slipped down to sixth pos
ition from the bottom in October.
Jones County climbs from ninety
first position in September to sixty
second place in October, while Ire
ddell was slipping from the forty
fourth to the eighty-seventh place.
Pender climbs twenty-three rungs up
the ladder while Hertford and Bruns
wick are climbing down through
thirty-six andforty-four spaces respe
ctively, the latter landing on the nine
teenth rung.
The percentage of population in
Alleghany given aid from public
funds during September was 10.9 and
11.2 during October.
Three Work Projects Get
Under Way Monday
Work was started Monday morning
on the road from Glade Valley to the
I Surry County line. A number of
,! teams, trucks, and men began the
work of improving and surfacing this
Important county thoroughfare. A
similar project was started on the
. road from Piney Creek to Walter Hal
, sey’s. On Tuesday morning a third
crew of workers started on the road
t from Ed. Hawthorne's down the New
, River valley to the Virginia line. It is
. expected that other projects will get
} under way at an early date.
“HERE AND THERE”
General Douglas MacArthur, Chief
of Staff of U. S. Army, wants 200
million dollars to spend for aircraft,
mondernization and motorization of
the field artillery, mechanization,
anti-aircraft equipment, and general
motorization of the army.
*****
The body of Brooke L. Hart, kid
napped and slain 22-year-old son of A.
J. Hart, wealthy San Jose department
store onwer, was found in San Fran
cisco bay, near Haywood, Sunday.
The youth was slain by kidnappers,
who then demanded $40,000 ransom.
Thebody was found by two duck hun
ters.
♦ * * * *
While she was busy preparing her
Sunday dinner in her bungalow home
in Charlotte, Annie Bradshaw Priv
ette was stabbed to feath by her
husband, Edward F. Privette, 42.
Privette then killed himself with a
•lO}sid
* * * * *
A fishing trawler from Gloucester,
Mass, ran aground during a fog a
mile south of Bodie Island Coast
Guard station near Manteo, N. C.
Sunday, and Capt. Philip Feletto and
his crew of eight were taken off
Coast Guardsmen.
* * * * *
Senator Borah, well-known Idaho
Repbulican, jumped into the free-for
all battle over President Roosevelt’s
monetary policy Saturday, with a di
rect challenge to critics of the price
raising plan to offer something in its
place other than “the policy under
which we arrived at our prestnt dis
astrous condition.”
*****
Saturday night President Roosevelt
ordered William C. Bullitt, newly ap
pointed ambassador to Soviet Russia,
to proceed to Moscow on Nov. 29, to
present his credentials, and then re
turn to report on the problem of or
ganising a permanent embassy, con
sulate and staffs. Mr. Bullitt will em
bark on the steamship President Hard
ing on Nov. 29 and will proceed direct
to Moscow.
*****
Mrs Thomas O’Berry, N. C. director
of the Civil Works Administration,
expects to have 34,000 men at work
on minor public projects by the last
of this week. This number will be
doubled by Dec. 15.
* * * * *
The Duke University football team
continued its march toward the Rose
Bowl in California by defeating State
College 7-0 in a game at the Duke
stadium Saturday.
* * * * *
The North Carolina Folklore Socie
ty will meet in Raleigh on Dec. 8. For
20 years this society has been collect
ing folk songs, ballads, and folk tales
in the State, and as result of its work
many folk songs and folk tales, which
otherwise might have soon been for
gotten, will be preserved for posterity.
In many of the mountain coves of
North Carolina one can still hear the
ballads sung by natives.
*****
A controversy is raging in Raleigh
among the higher-ups as to whether a
bean shooter is a bean shooter or a
sling shot. Well, that will probably
mean as much to some of us as a lot
of other problems argued about down
there.
THE WAY OUT
The NRA should suceed. The only
thing in the way is the maladjust
ment of wealth, with 10 men owing
$90 out of every hundred and 90 men
owing $10 out of every hundred. If
the favored 10 men will try as hard to
get on the road to prosperity as the
90 men are trying, we will succeed.
D. P. Taylor
GET DISTILLERY, ALSO
SOME UNUSUAL “FIXINS”
Oxford, Nov. 26.—Two deputies
rubbed their fat stomachs today and
said they hope it happens again.
The officers, W. B. Ellington and
C. L. Hutson, members of the sheriff’s
force, went into the northern part of
the county Friday afternoon on a raid
As they approached the site of a
steam-operated distlliery.six men ran
away, leaving behind a box of fried
chicken and accessories. The officers
forthwith sat down before the roaring
furnace, appeased their appetite and
then set about the task of destroying
the liquor plant.
In the seizure were an upright boil
er of 10 horsepower, a 300-gallon dis- i
tillery, an automobile loaded with 84
gallons of liquor and several dozen
fruit jars, and 6,000 gallons of beer.
It was necessary to send to town for
a truck to bring in the seizure.
Investigation at the State Motor
Vehicle Bureau shows the car was re
gistered in the name of Edgar A. She
pard, of Morrisville, Route 2.
Buy—rent—or sell—anything that
you don’t need—with a Times Want
Ad. 1 cent a word per insertion
THANKSGIVING BIRDS ARE
SPILLED IN WRECK
Elkin Nov. 28.-Turkeys took a sud
den drop here when a truck of J. T.
Miles, of Cherrylane,Alleghany coun
ty, merchant, postmaster and exten
sive produce deoler, loaded with 2,000
pounds of Turkeys and headed to
ward this city turned over on High
way 26 on the mountain and spilled
the prospective Thanksgiving birds in
every direction.
Turkeys escaping from many coops
scattered their plumage on all sides
as they made a strong bid for longer
life.
The truck was extensively damaged
the driver escaping injury of any con
sequence. The major portion of the
load was placed in another truck and
conveyed to a Southern shipping
point.
AND SO IT’S A SLING SHOT
Late news dispatches say that at
last the sling shot-bean shooter ar
gument has been settled by no less
an authority than General MacAr
thur, Chief of Staff of the U. S. Army
Still we are not convinced. ..
Years ago we used to have fair pro
ficiency in the use of both instru
ments or weapons. Then the forked
stick with rubber bands attached was
called a “Juvember”. Following the
war and the national desire to be ul
tra-modern the lowly juvember be
came termed a “bean-shooter”. We
don’t recall ever having seen any
beans used as ammunition in these
weapons, but the name probaly came
from the custom of the possessors
taking cracks at the “beans” of any
living thing that came within shoot
ing distance.
The old sling shot was an entirely
different affair, similar to the pictur
ed one David used incracking Goliath
“bean” and, by the way, we wonder
how many of you ever used a sling
shot made out of a corn stalk.
MAN TRIES TO TRADE
BOGUS COINS HERE
A re headed man accompained by
two girls driving a new Chevrolet
Coupe stop:ped at Twin Oaks Cafe
Tuesday about four o’clock, and paid
for some small purchases with seven
ty five cents in silver, fifty cents of
which was later discovered to be
"Counterfeit”. Appears to be molded
from babbit, lead or some soft metal.
Dated 1893, and is exact duplication
of the U. S. Half-dollar, except it
has a dull lead color, the lower half
on each side is plainly readable while
the upper halves are hardly readable.
A coin of the same description was
presented at B. and T. Drug Store a
bout two o’clock the same day, but
was detected by the sharp eye of the
clerk Willie Halsey. When refused to
accept the counterfeit coin, the young
man paid for his purchase with a
nickle, and left the store without mak
ing any remark.
FANS TO FOLLOW DUKE
TEAM TO ATLANTA FOR
LAST SCHEDULED GAME
Durham, N. C., Nov.-.Football fans
from allsections of this state will fol- :
low the undefeated, untied Blue Dev- 1
ils of Duke to Atlanta, Ga., where on 1
Saturday they will attempt to make
sure their claim for a share in Nation
al grid honors in their final game of
the schedule with Georgia Tech. 1
Tech will no doubt the toughest foe J
the Blue Devils have faced this season ‘
but the game should bring from the J
Wademen the best they have offered
this year as they come up to their
final test with a chance to finish the
season with an unmarred record.
The Blue Devils were not up ti 1
standard against N. C. State, being 1
sadly lacking in blocking but this *
week they are going back to that de
partment in order to get brushed up
for the game with the Yellow Jackets.
Duke must have hocking if their
their ground attack is to function.
The game will bring together two
pals form childhood days in the role
of opponents. Freddie Crawford of
Duke and Jack Phillips of Tech, both
hailing from the little town of Way
nesville, played together throughout 1
high and prep school, and for the i
first time Saturday they will be foes, i
respective teams. i
They are the two big stars of their
Tech has been the “hard luck”
team of the south this season. Statis
tically they have outplayed every
team they have met this season but
due to many breaks of the game
have suffered defeat several times.
In this, their final game of the season,
they should be at top strength.
The Blue Devils will invade Atlanta
wearing the crown of both the South
ern conference and the North Caro
lina Big Five. They clinched those
honors with the victory over State,
with a record of four wins and no los
ses in each championship campaign.
MEET To STUDY PROGRAM
OF INSTITUTE OF GOV.
Chapel Hill, Nov. 29,—All city, co
unty state and federal officers and
employees, all groups of private citi
zens, and all high school and college
students are asked to assemble at
designated meeting places in their
respective communities on Tuesday,
December 12, from 1:30 to 2:30 o’
clock, when complete details of the
program being launched by the Insti
tute of Government mill be present
ed for consideration, according to a
statement issued here by a group of
representatives of the public officers
of North Carolina.
The statement, which said the
meetings would "consider a govern
mental program of far reaching im
portance to the people of North Car
olina”, was signed by'45 officers of
22 groups of public officials.
Public officials were a3ked to as
semble informally in the city halls
and county courthouses of their re
spestive governmental units. Private
citizens were asked to assemble in
their respective meeting places, dnd
high school and college students
were requested to meet in their re
spective assembly halls. ^
Addressed to “the public officers
and private citizens 6f North Car
olina” through the press, the state
ment pointed out that the results of
the united efforts of the groups that*
have called these meetings “have
thus far brought a guarantee of $50,
000 to the officers, citizens, and stu
dents of North Carolina to cany on
for a period of three years the gov
ernmental program they have inaug
urated through The Institute of
This guarantee, it was ' explained,
is made on the condition (1) “that
the official leaders of all groups of
officers and citizens show their faith
in their own program by agreeing to
contribute Annually to its support
any amount of their own choosing
from $1 a year up and (2) that they
join together in asking' the rank gnd
file of officers and citizens to dt the
same thing, (3) if contributions of
officers and citizens are sufficietn
to support this program, then at the
end of three years' the $50,000 guar
antee instead of going back into the
pockets of the guarantors, becomes
a $50,000 gift toward a permanent
endowment to the enabled officers,
citizens, and students of North Car
olina to perpetutate the work of the
Institute of Government.
“We have complied with the first
condition of the guarantee" by agree
ing to contribute annually to the sup
port of this great governmental' pro
gram,” the statement said. “We are
now complying with' the second condi
tion of the guarantee by inviting the
officers and citizens of North Car
olina to join with us in this under
taking.”
FARMERS MUST PAY
PROCESSING TAX ON
Farmers Take Note .
Comissioner... of Internal... Revenue
3uy T. Helvering- stated today that
t has been brought to the attention
>f the Bureau of Internal Revenue
;hat in many instances farmers anc
)thers are slaughtering hogs and sell
ng the products to consumers with
>ut payment of the processing' tax
rhis is a violation of the Agriculture.
Adjustment Act and regulations .pro
nulgated thereunder,' which provide
■hat any person who slaughters hog
or market must file appropriate re
urns and pay the processing ta:
hereon
The tax applies even in the case oi
he producer who slaughters his-own
logs and sells or otherwise disposer
>f all or any part of the products,
leavy penalties are provided for viol
ition of the law or evasion of the ta:
md any person who slaughters "hogs
ind sells all ’or any part thereof
hould confer with the collector of
nternal revenue for his district who
vill assist him in preparing and filing
he required returns.
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METHODIST CHURCH NEWS
C. W. Russell, Pastor
The Paster is happy to be back on
he Sparta Charge again. Let us
nake this the best year in many, in
serving the Lord. Each of 'us has a
jreat responsibility as we try to' live
ap to the vows taken in coming'into
Jie Church. Let us, as a Charge ii.
this part of God’s vineyard,' strive t/
be light bearers. Each one can make.'
the year a pleasatn one for the pastoi
by putting God first and being pre
sent for all the services of the Church.
There will be services at Sparta
Church Sunday at 11 A. M.
A make up service will be held at
Walnut Branch Sunday afternoon at
2:30 P. M. The doors of the church
will be opened at this service.
I will give a make up service Sun
day night at Potato Creek at 7 P. M
ALREADY 20 THOUSAND ::
AT WORK IN CWA
New Program Provides
Jobs For 650 Teachers
Approximately 20,000 North Car
olinians are now at work on Civil '
Works Administration projects, lira.
Thomas O’Berry, State Administrator
estimated Monday announcing the ap-.
proval of.. 153 additional projects,
over the weekend.The new projects
will give employment to 4,978 men
an were estimated, to cost $833,176.58
Of the total cost, $585,726.95 will
go for salaries, which is in line with
the CWA plan of sending the, major
part of the .cost into labor and not
materials. .The projects covered a
wide field, ranging from .school bus
painting to mosquito control work
and construction of golf courses, swim
ming pools and. tennis. courts. . . .
Educational Program
Under the emergency releif educa
tion program mapped out yesterday
by Dr. A. T. Allen,.State Superinten
dent of Public Inctruction, and ^ Mrs.
O’Berry, it is hoped to have between *.
650 and 700 unemployed teachers on
the payroll by January 1., . .
Dr. Allen said that there probably
were not more than a thousand quail
fipd teachers dependent upon teach-...
ihg now unemployed in .the State.
The State has been alloted $30,000
a month for -the program and the ,,
money is available as soon as pjro-,
jects can be started. .. .. .... .....
The releif teachers will receive 40.
cents an hour for a 30-hour week, .Of
$12.00 a week. The average pay for
all teachers in the state scjhool. sys
tem- is about $70 a month on the .;
eight-month basis. ......
Six Projects. .. ...
There are six projects in the. edu
cation program, but North .Carolina,
will not participate heavily in the
individual vocation, rghabitation dir >
vision, and not at all in the .rural ..
education bracket. The rural educa*. ., '
Lion bracket is- open, only in cases
where rural schools were closed for...
lack of funds, and application for a'
releif teacher was made last August,
No - teachers- will be supplied rega-'- •
iar schools for releiving overcrowd- -
ing or to exploy teachers of special .
subjects dropped because of budget »
limitations. The government feels
this would be encroaching the field .
of local support:- ■
: Dr. Allen said -that probably. 150.,
teachers would be- employed for lit
eracy classes. These classes would acr
cept over 16 who desire to learn .to
read and write. The last census-,
showed 236,000 adult illiterates in the
State. .
ADout oO teachers are expected to
oe placed in vooational rehabilitation
Work for the unemployed only, apd «.
plans*call for taking care iof about*
50" persons in vocational rehubilita~-r
lion employment, but the main strea&y
is to be laid upon the general adult-;
education classes, which..are nnt tim-.
iced to unemployed persons, and •.
which cover virtually the whole flfrld-i
cf education. More than 250 teaehatt*
;re expected to organize classes of
:his nature, and already 46 have conv
oluted a two-weeks 'preparatory,
course in this work at N. C. G. W.>
and are how organizing classes -’in:
home-making for women. They went
;n the pay- roll -when they started
training. ' • * . . . -2
Nursery Sshools. ' > 5.-,
Another- important -project, -Dr. Al
len said would- be nusery education’
schools. He expects 200 teachers-to
be placed in this field. These classed
will be limited to children ffom---2
-o ® years of age, whose parents are
on relcif rolls or -in straitened clr
camstances. Teachers of" these classes
probably will require a month df
specian training. Miss Hattie Parrot,
oi the State Department was called
to Washington last' night for a con
ference in connection with the proj
5ct* o. .: ^
All thachers must be- approved"by
the State Education Department, hut
approval -of teachers holding State
certificates will bi automatic. ; ....;!
All the $S0,000 a month must . gp
for salaries, none for materials- or
supervisions. The staff of the State
Department of Education and,lq.c*l
superintendents will have charge, af
supervision without additional .com
pensation. • '
To Spend Million Weekly
Mrs. O'Berry estim ated - Monday
that the- GW A program,-; whenjt
lS in tul1 swinf> represent a .pay
roil m North Carolina qf .more
than $1,000,000 weekly, This.' money
will go to persons who have, had.no
aonoy for sometime and who. ..rpust
P- nd it at once, which- means that
Xorth Carolina businesses, will, have
chat amount of money poured, into
them-weekly in-short order. - . ."
The program will give employ
ment to 68,000 persons, holf of
whom will be taken form di^epjt.re
lcil rolls and the other. ■ half of
Whom will be supplied from ’.rolls
ot unemployed^ persons .listed, with
the Federal Reemployment - Service
of this State.
Raleigh News.and Qh^ecvsr
    

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