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for The State Vol. 15 Issue 8, July 1947
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The development of trade, navigation and general commerce in North Carolina during the days of the Lords Proprietors (1665-1730) represents an interesting and important chapter in the development of the colony, the beneficial effects of which are felt in business circles of today.
Few women would appreciate being referred to as the \"motor of an automobile\" but there's a good reason why that's a well-deserved compliment for Mrs. Bessie B. Ballentine of Raleigh. As executive secretary of the North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association, Bessie knows her business and gets things done.
Mrs. C.C. Hudnell, librarian at Hamlet, has done an outstanding piece of work in keeping children interested in reading, helping them to discover new friends, explore strange places and new horizons, all conducive to mental growth.
At the close of the Civil War, the southern states were no longer recognized as such, but became military districts; the Carolinas became District number 2, under the command of the Federal General Daniel E. Sickles.
This is the story of a grocery clerk in Sampson County who saw in a dream a \"mighty tabernacle with many window\" and worked many years - almost single-handed - to make his dream a reality.
Thomas \"Stonewall\" Jackson fell in love with a young lady who lived in Lincoln County, and he did most of his courting while a guest at her home.