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for The State Vol. 21 Issue 15, Sept 1953
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Lord William Berkeley was commissioned governor of Virginia in 1641. Berkeley encouraged exploration of the surrounding country while holding off Indian rebellions and a Dutch invasion. However, during the early years of his administration he relentlessly persecuted the Quakers and Puritans. Nathaniel Bacon led a rebellion against the government which forced Berkeley to flee to the Eastern shore of the colony. After Bacon's death, he set out on a course of execution and confiscation so violent as to cause his recall by the English government.
The dissolute and notorious Tar Baby will be 34 years old next fall. The humor magazine of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, often operating under assumed names, had a long list of editors and contributors, all of which are now respectable faculty members, journalists, publishers, and editors.
Tom Ellis of Cedar Grove, Orange County, is the book-keeping wizard of small-town America. Ellis invented an economical book-keeping system for small businesses: \"$1 a week system,\" all contained in a book that sells for $6.