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for Popular Government Vol. 13 Issue 6, Oct 1947
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Dust in summer and mud in winter--the old story of dirt streets that has plagued city officials since the advent of the automobile. And plaguing indeed is the story in these times of inflated labor and material costs and static or decreasing municipal awareness. How the town of Asheboro is dealing with the dirt-street problem furnishes an excellent example of the principle ingenuity and resourcefulness of governing officials.
No one knows the exact cost of the reconstruction of the Waterside Theatre at Fort Raleigh due to the intangibles attached to attached to the Lost Colony production. The material objects were destroyed--set, scenery, props--but not even the fire could touch the intangibles, and so the Waterside Theatre was rebuilt and the Lost Colony resumed its tenth anniversary season.