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for The State Vol. 17 Issue 15, Sept 1949
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North Carolina's first public library was established in St. Thomas' Parish, at Bath, before 1705 by the Rev. Thomas Bray who sent a ship load of books from England.
The menhaden, or fatback, is not a favorite fish so far as edibility is concerned, but it has extensive commercial uses and represents a big industry along the North Carolina coast.
Some 3100 customers filled the City Auditorium in Asheville, North Carolina recently for the first parade of quartettes sponsored by the Asheville Chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America.
Here is a partial list of cities, towns and villages in North Carolina, together with a brief account of how they were given their present names.