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for The State Vol. 11 Issue 13, Aug 1943
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Fisheries and opportunities stemming from fisheries constituted the bulk of Carteret County's industry. Centered in Morehead City, business focused on fishing included the Wallace Fisheries, Carteret Fish and Oil Company, Gordon C. Willis Company, and R. R. Barbour and Otis Purefoy. The Bell-Wallace Shipyard specialized in ship repairs for the government and the Morehead City Port Terminal was run by the Navy. A non-water related industry was the M. H. Willis Lumber Company.
Davidson College, located both in Davidson the town and Davidson County, was charted in December 1838 as a Presbyterian institution. The college was named in honor of Revolutionary war hero General William Lee Davidson. In 1943, the college employed 45 faculty members and the student body numbered 700. One of Davidson's most famous alumnae was 28th President of the United States Woodrow Wilson.
The Allied Church League for the Abolition of Beverage Alcohol was formed for a definite purpose--to rid North Carolina of the legalized sale of alcoholic beverages as quickly as possible. It is the only organization of its kind operating in the state.