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have the of of tax Letters (Comments from readers, for publication in this column, are contractors. architects, print"' boys and other "interested welcomed. Publication does not, j parties; would be, and the however, necessarily indicate this ^ newspaper's endorsement of views expressed.--Editor). the VOICES OPINION ON BOND ISSUE Mv first school house w-ts a one j once vere closed on cold days by wood- j very economical in words, n ^hulters. making it almost irn- [plied. "Sin." "What was ' gpi ounmnt. ^ , , most Qf lhe helping it is sa!d that Mrs. Cal being unable to attend i is ne --*. i . . . , , P ^ ~ l Yet, in case of Russian Heat was furn- tor's opinion m regard to the l fire place, the i ject." she asked. "He was were en possible to see. ishcd by an open fire place, thepect. snc asKea. ne was. )lir rirst older scholars taking it turnabout | it/ the president replied. |m . c to in cutting the wood out of the for- j That is my answer s ^ un; cst and fugging it to the school i rating bonds for school l)rice ] house on their'shoulders. | If a necessity existed I would be My only book for the first few 1 all for it. But under terms which covered ; , three- j ditions it is both toohsh and useless to tear down good substancial snd adequate buildings only to replace them w i t h high-priced and higher priced and also materials, with probably no months period each year was :t Webster's .Blue-back speller, costing ten cents. After this I was allowed a Sanfird's intermediate arithmetic. M v teacher, there \viis , onlv one lor each school-- received ! purpose in mind by the ihe'pnncely sum of $20 per munth. I but to (.rente a market and -keep*" btwirding among the scholars Most of us walked from 3 to 5.; miles to reach this "seat of him- ; ! in S" ancl was glaci ol lho °PI-- OI '~ The " L i t t l e Rocl wise "jobs 1 for some people would not tell a mule. to "get even if it sat clown in their J. L. WALKER St. Pauls. N. C. i s l l be o , School houses" did not come :i!on^ u n t i l I was old enough to vote. These '.one room log school · houses produced some ol the COLONIAL DAMES TO MEET WITH MRS. TRIDDT The Rubeson C o u n t v 0 ,. lhe N o r t h Carolina Society of greatest men ol moaeni imes, i C o l o n i a , D a m e s w i l l meet with statesmen i not politicians) doctors and educators, whose, name.? are immortal, nation and stnte builders whose work vvas, and 'S, enduring. "Bond elections" was unheard of at that time, for schools, or any other purposes. Intestinal forti- tude and a never-say-die will i were all t h a t either parent or chil- | dren had to carry on the work. Mrs. J. W. Priddy at her apartment on Friday evening at f? o'clock. All members are urged be present. · ! fur Hie for O. Mrs. F. 12 of which was responsible for our \ present day school system which j is probably the best in the world. | We now have brick j buildings, steam, coal, or oil heal- I ed, w i t h separate rooms for oach grade, with comfortable busses to carry pupils too and fro. and even a cafeteria which furnishe vitamin-packed foods to any and all p u p i l s who are not husky enough to "rassle" a bear. Besides a retinue of teachers, our present, day schools often have a coach to teach foot-ball, base- b a l l , basket-ball, and usually someone who never" did a days' work on a f a r m in their life, to teach farmers sons how to hitch up old Dobbin. Yet it seems t h a t somebody is still not satisfied, refusing to count t h e i r blessings, so to speak. And therefore it might be a ;:ood idea for the voters to look into this bond issue business, and i'ind out just w h a t it is that is boosting it. up and for what purpose. Figure out just how much the "take'' of F O R S N. C- 27 SEED CORN A N D LESPEDEZA CAROLINA GRAIN FEED COMPANY FAVETTEVILLE HIG1 '· W.\V LUMBERTOX. N. C.

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  1. The Robesonian,
  2. 24 Mar 1949, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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