By a vote of the Commissioner’s Court, all county employees were placed on the N.R.A. schedule of hours and wages. Hereafter, labor in the employ of the county will work not over 8 hours a day nor more than 40 hours a week. The wage scale as set out by the court will be 20 cents an hour for ordinary labor and a maximum of 30 cents an hour.
A new and urgent call for knitters was issued by Mrs. Roy Henderson, chairman of knitting of the local Red Cross production program. A quota of 50 watch caps for the Navy and 50 pairs of knitted gloves had been assigned to the local chapter. Watch caps are extremely simple knitting. Henderson explained, and even if you are not an expert, your service will be valuable in completing the caps.
New school zone traffic signs were put up in front of the high school and junior high on Highway 163. The signs were furnished by Cocoa Cola and were a great improvement over the signs formerly in use.
“Smokey and His Friends,” was the title of a play presented for fire prevention week by Mrs. Cotton’s second grade. The children are shown here in costume. They portrayed forest animals from Smokey the Bear to the wise old owl.
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