Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 19, 1955 · Page 2
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The Dixon Evening Telegraph-Page 2 Spelling Test HOUSTON, Tex. (J! — A fellow in a restaurant was overheard telling the stoiy of his life. He came to Texas a "young maij. unable to read or . write. He decided to learn to write so he could let his mother know where he'd settled. Finally, he mastered the name of the town — Nacogdoches. But then he was transferred to Waxa-hachie. Just when he had that down pat, he was moved again — this time to Albuquerque, N. M. WW Iff Special Formula VITAMINS II Button ^ TO FIT ALL M ' MAKES Mk ff HUDNUT I Marvelous Y 1 Shampoo I For Small Fry Ballplayers— Hal Jeff coat *3.50 Glove 2r» 022 pocket . -Dixon. Illinois Thursday, May 19, 1955 Negro Leader Dies at 79 DAYTONA BEACH. Fla. '3t-Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. 79. who rose irom a plantation oacKgrouna to found Bethune-Cookman College here and become one of the best known Negro women of her time, died Wednesday night of a heart attack. Although in semi-retirement and ill health for years, she remained active until the end. She spent her last day at her desk, went home for the evening and collapsed. NEW KEVLON SILICARE Vacuum Packed Genuine Horsehide "Golden Crown" LEAGUE TENNIS BALLS SOFTBALL l size . s249 Ideal for solids ; liquids. Lightweight. headed Bethune-Cookman ! College from its foundation in iS'Ji to 1942, when she became presi-ident emeritus. She gained new national promi nence in 1936 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt made her director of ihe Division of Negro Affairs in the National Youth Ad- For HOT Drinks PAPER CUPS with HANDLES Pack of 6 . 19' and his special ad- minority affairs. In World War II she was a special assistant the secretary of war. She tteia ; three posts until 1944. About seven out of ten American ■omen born in 1890 lived to cele-rate their 65th anniversaries in 1955. Most birds move their wings i inison. but the swift beats i ■rings alternately. 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Quality Fine Medicinal WALGREEN HYDROGEN EPSOM MILK OF PEROXIDE SALT MAGNESIA Full pint 27' Pound OQe pack, LO 16-oz. bottle 39' GLYCERIN * -bom. 59c ESS. OF PEPPERMINT i~ 33c CLOTHES PINS 1R«'t« MAimiltn RftMllent 49C II 2fc ROX OP 30 1 QC Need Regional Statistics To Gain Economic Picture National Averages Are Sometimes Misleading By SAM DAWSON I NEW YORK l?l — Iff getting harder to recognize your own home town when you read the national statistics. Trends in jobs and incomes on a nationwide basis often don't fit aur own experience or thai of The government say?, for in-anee. that today 61.6S5.000 Amer-•ans have jobs. That's 35 percent more than in 1939. If you live in ome states you know that the in-rease has been much less than thai. If you live in some others— along the Pacific Ccast. in the in dustrial Midwest or in tne KOCKy Mountain area — you know the national figure understates the gains. 25 Per Cent Drop And if you are a farm worker. iu know there are "5 per cent wer jobs for you today than in 1939. If you're one of the three illion out of work, all "prosper-y" stories may rub your hair the rong way. Government figures for the na tion as a whole put annual income at SI. 660 per person. That's 208 per t better than m 1939 — but only ou don't take into account what has happened to the purchasing - of the dollar m the last 15 terms of the "1939 dollar", the gain is a more modest one of 53 per cent. Yet that's for the nation as a whole. In five sections of the land per capita incomes are lower than the national average. In four sections they are higher. Or take nonfarm jobs. There has been an increase of 59 per cent over-all in the last 15 years. But that doesn't mean that jobs in your particular field are that much more plentiful. / Mining Drop* Actually, there are 10 per cent fewer employed in mining than in 1939. But there are 138 per cent more jobs in the construction industry now than then. Governments at the various lev els, as you might suspect, hire 71 per cent more people now than 15 s ago. Trade and service jobs are right on the middle line— each having increased by 59 per cent. Jobs in financial institutions are up 53 per cent and 40 per •e have work in transportation and utility companies. Regional differences, as broken 5wn by Dun tc Bradstreet, ar »-en more striking. The New England states hav :en a 2S per cent rise in total mployment. the best gain being 90 per cent in construction both are below the national age. Per capital income of $1,785, however, is better than avera; The Mid Atlantic states of New York. Pennsylvania and New Jer (<•> . ^ sey show employment up 34 per $1,975. witn construction jt-us '«u 106 per cent, and per capita :e the highest in the union at Midwest (iaux The east north central states of Ohio. T-ciiana. I!!:r."«.-». Mi and Wisconsin have a 42 pe rise in employment, consti iobs ud 176 ner cent ?nd per income $1,850 — all topping the national average. The west north central stat low; Nebraska. South and North Dakota, had an employment gam of 27 per cent, with construction up the most at 132 per cent ano per capita income o£ $1,525 — all three below the national average. The southern Atlantic Coast tier —Maryland. Virginia. West Virginia. North and South Carolina. Georgia and Florida — added 30 per cent more jobs in 15 years, but finance shows the biggest increase with 112 per cent. Per capita income is below average at $1,350. East south central states of Ken- Tennes-ee. Alabama ana ;sn>pi show the lowest em-sen: ~;iin. 1?' Per cent. Con-ion' Teads at HO per cent, apita income of 51.070 is the t (or any region, by Dun & West south central states-Texas. Louisiana. Arkansas and Oklahoma • -see 30 per cent more employed todav. with construction again the strongest, up 152 per cent. Per capita incomes are tne second low-e,, at SI .330. The Rocky Mountain tier — New Mexico. Arizona. Nevada. Utah. Colorado, Wyoming. Montana and Idaho - show a 40 per cent gam in total iobs. The biggest jump is financial work, up 162 per cent, h construction second at 160 per cent. Per capital income of $1.d30 The Pacific Coast states of Cal't-ornia. Oregon and Washington ip.ve striking gains: total jobs up '9 per cent: construction up lvt cent :faeturing jobs up cent: governmental jobs up cent— all tops for any re-;r capital incomes of $1,950 •ond only to the mid Allan-depends on whore you live NUCLEAR FASHION — All her school chums laughed when Nancy Hancock placed her hand on the high-powered Van de( Graaf generator at the Marion, Ind., County Health Fair. Nancy.' 13, joined them when she looked in the mirror and saw what th« generator, normally used to study the structure of atoms, did t» ,-«er, ■ ^i&M&r, - -> WOMEN'S DRESS and PLAY SHOES OVER 500 PAIRS VALUES TO S7.99 STEP OH I7J MANY STYLES /THEY'RE \ ALL HEELS ^^^^ Vs^l^^^^^ OUR RACKS FRIDAY HUE YOUR DOLLARS hei\^b*B^^^^ DIXON, ILLINOIS IH1IRIRS «uaw» • 1 • ■ k " ■ Smooth hardwood. (Limit 2) . OPEN FRIDAYS. 9 to 9 » SATURDAYS, 9 to 5 N.E W S PA PER RR CHIVE® N. ARCHIVE* EWSPAPER

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