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15414
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North Carolina is the home of several \"water witches,\" whose power in locating wells and underground streams is mysterious. Both men and women have been known to possess this ability, although no one has ever been able to explain it. It is believed that the term \"water witch\" is derived from \"water withe,\" referring to the withe, or switch which the seeker after water holds in their hands.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 14, Sept 1936, p4, 18, f
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15413
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Five years ago General Manus McCloskey became commandant at Fort Bragg, the largest military post in the world. Since then, many changes and improvements have been made that include new administration buildings, a hospital, chapel, and other structures.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 14, Sept 1936, p1-2, f
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16021
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Van Dusen presents information which he feels refutes the legend that Marshal Ney, Napoleon's famous general, was not executed in France, but escaped to America and resided in western North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 14, Sept 1936, p23
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16020
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Murphy continues his series of articles about North Carolinians who achieved political success at the local and national level in other states, including Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 14, Sept 1936, p9, 16
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