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Periodic bulletins of the accomplishment in each province made the registration process into a kind of competition among provincial officials.
A goal was fixed, as given in Table 2, and attention focused on its fulfillment.
The qualifications to vote were kept very simple.
Both men and women of twenty-one years of age could register and vote upon presenting proof of residence and identification.
There were liberal provisions for dispensation where documents or records were lacking.
The police were disqualified along with certain categories of naturalized citizens, criminals and those punished for Protectorate activities.
The registration figures given in Table 2 must be interpreted with caution since the estimate for eligible electors were made without the benefit of a reliable census.
Unemployed older workers who have no expectation of securing employment in the occupation in which they are skilled should be able to secure counseling and retraining in an occupation with a future.
Some vocational training schools provide such training, but the current need exceeds the facilities.
CURRENT PROGRAMS
The present Federal program of vocational education began in 1917 with the passage of the Smith-Hughes Act, which provided a continuing annual appropriation of $7 million to support, on a matching basis, state-administered programs of vocational education in agriculture, trades, industrial skills and home economics.