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THE WAYNES VTLLE MOUNTAINEER
Noted Family Relations Authority Says
America Needs To Spend
More On Divorce Research
By ADELAIDE KERR
AH Newsfeatures Writer
In this country, "we pour billions into research on radio and
atomic energy and neglect research
on the prevention of divorce. Yet
divorce is producing more human
wreckage than bombs ever have."
The speaker w as evelyn Millis
luvall, executive secretary of the
ReNational Council on Family
The council, which has
headquarters in Chicago, is the
clearing house for 3,000 teachers,
doctors, psychologists and marriage
councilors working on the problem
of how to make marriage stick
"Figures from the United
Stales National Office of Vital
Statistics show that in 1937 we
people and in 1946 there Here
per thousand people." Dr. Duvall said. "In less
than a decade the figure more
than doubled. In other countries
divorce is increasing.
"The reason is that the family is!
of A orth
Ah usiness, incidentally, that brought $1,784,821.12
in tax money for the third quarter of 1947 alone,
to the counties and municipalities of North
Carolina wherein beer is licensed to be sold.
(Hereafter, distribution of this tax money will
be made annually and local government units
will continue to profit generously.)
To the beer industry, the beer retailer owes
careful guarding of its good reputation.
Assisting in the fulfilling of these obligations is
this Committee's major work. Our program of
begun in 1939, has had notable
success in weeding out those who treated these
Success, yes and it has come largely from support given by our North Carolina public, press
agencies. Thank you and
let's continue our cooperative work !
NORTH CAROLINA COMMITTEE
SAM M. BLOL'XT,
Buildiif , Raleiik, North
CARRYING A GIANT POSTCARD demanding passage of universal military
training by Congress. Carl Miller (left), legislative director of Wayne
t'nuntv, Mich . AMVETS. a veterans group, arrives in Washington. He is
greeted by AMVETS Commander Edgar C. Corry Jr. The card, which
bears over 200 names, including that of Detroit's mayor, will be pre(International)
sented to the Michigan delegation in Congress.
BOOKS OF 1917
Kitty Notable liooks of
1947" list represents a compilation
of the opinions of stalf groups of
12 selected libraries, varied in size
and geographical location, plus the
individual opinions of about fifteen
to went v individual librarians,
iiins ;iihI library patrons. Titles of over three hundred books
were stiKiif.slcd by one or more
There u as a substantia
:iKi cement on
titles of the SI)
The ii'iiKiinmg IIS titles were selected more or less arbitrarily by
Moines l'uhlic Library stall' who
and that are constant! j in touch with the
family life has rocked
many have split on the rock of di- interests of library patrons.
She concluded: "On all
Th' list contains American pubsides we see the human wreckage lications for adult readers pubalcoholics, reckless lished in the United States during
drivers, men and women so wracked 15)47
Some English authors are
Condensations, antholowith emotional pain that they work 'iicliidi'il
Yet we have done almost gies, edited journals, letters, and
nothing to help them or prevent diaries were omitted. That explains the absence of such importheir repetition.
"We have a crying need of two tant hokos as The Lincoln Header,
things. The first is basic research Die i'arknwin Journals, and I
We need to delve into study on
how to effect good adjustment be- included because of their usefultween people and the disagree- ness; their contribution to permaments that lead to divorce. This nent literature and their timeli-- ,
They are books primarily
would have to be done by univer- nes.
sities and research centers. Mil- for reading rather than for refer-"iicTechnical and special sublions should be spent on it."
ject books or monographs were not
During an 1879 Indian raid in included. Emphasis was placed on
hooks that have literary quality
Challis. Idaho, a fort was constructed hastily from sacks of ",ol! ind also social significance, particore worth $2,000 a ton. The fort, ularly those that throw light on the
long since gone, has become known problems of the present day.
as the "richest fort in the world.''
All books that are starred will
he found in the Haywood County
Library. Anv others may he borrowed from the Library Commission.
Uracv, Tile Oarretson Chronicle
lirooks. The Times of Melville
Hums. The Gallery.
Hutterfield. The American Past
Hyrnes, Speaking Frankly.
Macon and Swain Counties
Canby. American Memoir
Co uni. Life and Dream.
Commission on Freedom of the
Press, A Free and Responsible
Better Equipment Means
Conant. (In t'ndei 'standing Science.
Cruni, Behind the Silken Curtain.
Dallin, Forced Labor in Soviet
Davidson, The Steelier C'lilT.
Dean, The U. S. and Hussia
DeV'olo. Across the Wide Missouri
Duncan, Cms the Great.
Fischer, Gandhi and Stalin.
Frost. Steeple Bush.
Hiunther, Inside the U. S. A.
'Guthrie, The Big Sky.
Haines, Command Decision
Gentleman's Agree- inent.
Johnson, Soviet Hussia Since the
Johnson. William Allen White's
Kantor, Hul Look the Morn.
Keith, Three Came Home.
I.auterhaeh, Danger From the
"Lecoinle du Nouy, Human Destiny.
Levi. Christ Stopped at Eboli.
Levin, My Father's House.
Lewis, Kingsblood Royal
l.cindberg. Modern Woman; The
Matthiessen, The James Family.
Mauldin, Back Home.
Meyer, Peace or Anarchy.
Millis. This Is I'eari:
Morison, The Battle of the A-
Mott. Golden Multitudes.
Murphy, Logbook for Grace.
Nevins, Ordeal of the Union, 2v.
Paul. Linden on the Saugus
Roberts. Lydia Bailey.
Shirer, End of a Berlin Diary.
Spcnce, Vain Shadow
Stone. Adversary in the House.
Taylor, Richer in Asia.
Toynbeo, A Study of History
i. bridged '.
U. S. President's Committee on
Civil Rights. To Secure These
Walker. The Quarry
West, The Meaning of Treason.
Williams. House Divided.
The United Stales has about
million dairy cows
MAKING his first appearance In
New York as a "third party" Presidential candidate, Henry Wallace m)i'e than
appeals for the election of Leo
Isacson, an American Labor party
candidate for Congress In the 24th trap. k came
Bronx district. His stand was taken I,.,,
.. .. mniai
as a test of strength, since Wallace '""MU
O'Dwyer's bid to rejoin the Demo(Infernottonal)
de pen dab:
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MAKES THE m
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THIS IS NOT
lb. Pkg. 39c
.11' NT ANOTHER Si
lb. Bottle 17c
Mountain Supply Co.
Dearborn Farm Equipment
"Pardon the interruption, but this gentleman wants to
know if he can kiss the bride NOW ... he has to catch a
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Mountain Supply Go.
To his fellow citizens, tlie beer dealer owes
conduct of a business which they
have given him license to operate .
Hamilton of Reynolds, Ky., finished
with a flourish to win $2,000 first
prize money Sunday in the $10,000
New Orleans open by a single
Hamilton stroked 280 for
the 72 holes with Fred Haas, Jr.,
the local pride, finishing in a second place tie with Lawson Little of
Cleveland. Ohio, and Roberto de
Vicenzo of Buenos Aires. Argentina.
"Today my teen-ag- e
can step out of the door, into a
car and In 10 minutes be where
nobody knows them. Other worn-etravel around the world by
Mrs. Grundy can't keep
up with that pace. The old social
controls that used to keep people in line are not there any
Dr. Duvall tiled nine other important changes in family life including these: Millions have left
the farm for the city. Families
have grown much smaller and seek
more diversion outside Father no
longer rules the family with a rod
of iron. Millions of women earn
their own living.
"In the midst of all these changes
it is no wonder that the boat of
HAMILTON WINS THE
NEW ORLEANS OPEN
ones. In western civilization we are
in the process of moving out of
an old house into a new one and
have not found ourselves. All the
confusions of moving day are upon
Rests on 'The
The Indianapolis Chapter of the Society
for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet
Singing in AMERICA (E. P. E. B S.
Q. S. A.) has a new championship
Its members not only harmonize
perfectly, but they befuddle their
neighbors as well as their own
They are triplet sons of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Harris of Muncie,
Ind. They are six years old and
love to sing "Sweet Adeline" and
suddenly quieted down
in the cab and Epley looked into
his rear view mirror. The holdup
men were asleep. Epley swung his
cab around and headed for the
Police said the weapon
wnicn cpiey was threatened was
toy water pistol.
In Strength Test
Triplets, Aged 6, Form
Barber Shop Trio
a taxicab driver, deposited his
assailants at the police station.
He told officers the two men
stuck a pistol in his back and
ordered him to drive to nearby
En route, Epley said,
they talked of "bumping this guy if
Dr. Duvall, who recently led a
marriage course at New York Town
Hall, sketched sbme social changes
in a state of transition.
It has which have made
been catapulted out of the old sit- the family different tnan they were
uations which used to hold it sta- in grandmother's day.
ble and has not settled in new
"When I was a girl in upstate
New York." she recalled, "no nice
girl smoked, dranK, peucd, wore
very sheer stoekinys or went out
dinner with a married man. My
Deau called lor nie with a horse
and buugy. We rarely could get so
lar away that somebody did not
know one of us. And even if they
would be sure to spot the horse. So
we had to conduct ourselves accordingly. Mrs. Grundy behind the
lace curtains was a very powerful
AMVETS URGE MILITARY TRAINING
Sleepy Holdup Men Land
In Police Station
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