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for The State Vol. 15 Issue 15, Sept 1947
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Greensboro opened a memorial room in honor of two men who became famous through names other than their own. To honor the 85th birthday of America's short story classicist, William Sidney Henry, O. Henry, the Greensboro Historical Society arranged the memorial in the atmosphere of Dr. Porter's Drug Store, coincidentally where Lunsford Richardson was the creative genius behind the trade name Vicks.
Many thousands of people visit Morehead City and Beaufort every year, but comparatively few of this number ever continue on the way up the coast beyond Beaufort. It's a most interesting section of the state; after you leave Beaufort, you pass through the small communities of Otway, Smyrna, Davis, Stacy and Sea Level, finally winding up in the town of Atlantic.
One out of every five adult in the United States has either high blood pressure or hardening of the arteries. Previously prospects for relieving these conditions were slight because little was known about the cause. But today a group of American authorities on circulatory disease see hope for the future.
Three miles north of Raleigh, on the Wake Forest road, stands historic \"Crabtree,\" one of the oldest plantation homes in Wake County. The estates was patented in the 1740s by Nathaniel Jones and the mansion built in 1795. Six generations of the same family have since lived here.