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for The State Vol. 6 Issue 27, Dec 1938
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If it hadn’t been for a revival meeting, for General Juilian S. Carr and for several other contributing factors, the destinies of China might have been completely changed. The author tells the story of a cabin boy’s conversion to Christianity in Wilmington, NC and How that may have later affected China’s history through his prominent children.
A gnarled old tree in Charles O. Robinson’s yard in Elizabeth City, is responsible for the many thousands of other pecan trees that now abound in the Albemarle section. The area’s leading textile manufacturer and banker got his start when he planted groves of pecan trees by transplanting the nuts from the pecan tree in his father’s yard when he was a teenager.
Aside from steeplechases, equestrians of Pinehurst frequently participate in what they refer to as gymkhanas. These are various races and competition, often on horseback; however the horses are often replaced with other barnyard animals for the enjoyment of the crowd.
One of the most popular attractions in the Sandhills area is the steeplechase races. It is predicted that this coming season (1938) will break records for instate and out of state attendance at the course located halfway between Pinehurst and Pine Needle, NC.
Situated in the Sandhills halfway between Pinehurst and Southern Pines, the Pine Needles resort has shown a steady increase in popularity over the years.