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for The State Vol. 2 Issue 37, Feb 1935
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Langston presents a plan for increasing teachers' salaries. In 1934, the length of a school term was eight months; this left a teacher the choice of stretching the $60 paid per month to cover the four unemployed ones or trying to find some summer employment. Langston's recommendation was to increase the school term to nine months and pay teachers for the extra month based on the present salary scale.
Henderson continues her interview with Sara Coleman Porter, the widow of the famous short story writer, O. Henry. Mrs. Porter recounts her first meeting with O. Henry, their courtship, marriage, and brief time together before he became ill and died.
The State Retail Liquor Control Bill is being considered by the NC General Assembly. Hill and Burgess present their opposing views as to the merits and demerits of this proposal.
Bryant continues his series of articles, this time recalling how different the experiences are for the modern-day reporter when compared with the difficulties and obstacles he faced in gathering the news in the 1890s and afterwards. For example, few newspaper offices in the state were equipped with typewriters.