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for The State Vol. 1 Issue 32, Jan 1934
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Provost recounts incidents in the life of the famous Cherokee chief, Junaluska. He and other Cherokees saved Andrew Jackson's life at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814; yet when Jackson was President, he ordered the removal of the Cherokees to the West in 1838. Junaluska later returned to North Carolina, a 'chief without a tribe,' and settled in Graham County, where he died in 1858. In 1910, a monument was erected there to his memory.
In this continuing series of articles on the various departments of North Carolina state government, Sadler discusses the history of the department. Established by the General Assembly in 1887, it was first known as the North Carolina Bureau of Labor Statistics. A.L. Fletcher became Commissioner of Labor in January 1933.
Jordan describes the native trees of North Carolina. In the number of native trees in the nation, Florida is first with 328; Texas second with 198; and North Carolina third with 166.