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for Carolina Country Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan 1974
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A new 4-H camp site in Mulberry Valley, Caldwell County was a memorial gift of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Robinson of Lenoir, who lost their only two children to polio. The uniqueness of the camp lies in the fact that it will be used for primitive camping. The property was where the Robinson children were born, and has historical significance because the land once belonged to Israel Boone, a brother of Daniel Boone, from whom Mrs. Robinson is a fifth generation descendant.
Hugh Wells, a member of the North Carolina Utilities Commission, discusses the energy crisis and the need for a viable national energy policy. Wells recommends instituting an Energy Resources Corporation and an Energy Bank. These establishments would provide a means for stockpiling raw energy sources and guarantee capital devoted to the construction of plant facilities needed by electric utilities.
The North Carolina General Assembly reconvenes in Raleigh January 16 to discuss key issues. In this article, state legislators provide their expectations of the upcoming session. Lieutenant Governor Jim Hunt believes medical care and medical education could be the biggest issues, in addition to the energy crisis and its effects on the state’s economy.