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for The State Vol. 1 Issue 49, May 1934
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The State Utilities Commission is discussed In this continuing series of articles on the various departments of North Carolina state government. Although the department was created in 1933, its functions were handled by other departments starting in the 1880s. Stanley Winborne of Murfreesboro heads the commission.
Bald Head Island is one of North Carolina's most isolated and least-frequented coastal areas. Montgomery describes the island, where it rarely snows or gets cold, but instead supports an almost tropical growth of vegetation and flora.
In this continuing series of biographical sketches of members of the state legislature, Lucas discusses Wilkins Perryman Horton of Chatham County. In the recent sales tax issue before the General Assembly, Horton stood in opposition to it and endured the wrath of newspaper editors Josephus Daniels and O. J. Peterson. Horton has served three terms in the legislature.
Allen, Commissioner of the State Industrial Commission, discusses the importance to North Carolina of having a port for ocean-going ships at Morehead City and some of the details that would be involved in carrying out the project.