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for The State Vol. 1 Issue 30, Dec 1933
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Parham describes the impressive services which are held every Christmas Eve at the Moravian Church in Winston-Salem. The services antedate the Revolutionary War.
W. B. Taylor began his chewing tobacco business in a little one-room establishment in Winston-Salem in 1883. The product proved so popular that a plant was soon built. Today, Taylor Brothers is the largest manufacturer of chewing tobacco in the country. The company uses over two million pounds of tobacco a year to produce a chewable product with names such as Black Maria, Cannon Ball, and Bull of the Woods.
After seeing an early business venture fail, P. H. Rose met success with his store in Henderson, which opened in 1915. From there it grew into a chain of stores, called Rose's, now numbering 68 in North and South Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee.
In this continuing series of articles on the various departments of North Carolina state government, Sadler discusses the Office of State Treasurer. The first Treasurer was Edward Mosley, who was appointed in 1715. Charles M. Johnson was appointed State Treasurer in 1932.
Grimes calls attention to some of the articles of women's wearing apparel that have disappeared over the last forty years, including cotton stockings, rubber sandals, bustles, corsets, and rats.