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The chinchilla, a nocturnal little rodent with the finest fur coat in the world, is beginning to get around in North Carolina.
Spencer comments on the state's insufficient standards of education and health for the children of North Carolina. In 1946, newborns were less likely to survive and their mothers more likely to die in childbirth than elsewhere in America. Education and recreational facilities were also lacking in the state when compared to national averages of the time. Blame is placed on lack of state government intervention to remedy these issues.
Murphy describes Rowan County as a place rich in history, industrial development, and agricultural products. About 700,000 people live within a radius of sixty miles. It is a center of electrical development with Duke Power heavily involved. One of the best airports in the South is there. The schools are modern. Southern Railroad operates the largest railway shops and freight transfer shed in the South at Spencer.