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15361
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H. E. C. (Red Buck) Bryant begins a series of articles recounting his newspaper experiences as a cub reporter in Charlotte and later as a Washington correspondent, where he wrote articles to the people back home about what was going in in the nation's capital. Bryant began his career on the Charlotte Chronicle in 1895, the forerunner of the Charlotte Observer. In 1907, J. P. Caldwell, owner of the paper, sent him to Washington.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 26, Nov 1934, p3, 27, por
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15362
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In the early years of the 20th-century, the water was pumped out of Lake Mattamuskeet in Hyde County. What remained was a vast agricultural area of unsurpassed richness six miles wide and 16 miles long. However, the pumps could not keep the water out, and the once fertile land is now under water again. The federal government has purchased the lake as a migratory waterfowl refuge.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 26, Nov 1934, p5, 23, il
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The North Carolina School for the Deaf, located in Morganton, opened in 1894. Moose discusses how the students there are taught the meaning of words, how to play musical instruments, sing and perform other accomplishments.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 26, Nov 1934, p7, 23, por
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15360
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Shirley Worth Porter, brother of author William Sidney Porter, who writes under the name O. Henry, reminiscences about his famous brother.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 26, Nov 1934, p1, 25, por
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15364
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Pilmoor Memorial Methodist Church, founded in 1928, at Currituck Courthouse was erected as a memorial to Reverend Joseph Pilmore. He was the first minister of the Methodist Church to preach in North Carolina. Sent to America in 1769 by the Conference of England, Pilmore preached his first sermon three hundred yards from the church site on September 28, 1772.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 26, Nov 1934, p8, il
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Abernethy gives interesting facts about the state's governors. Only twenty-three of the state's one hundred counties have furnished governors. Wake County is the only to have three. Five others have sent two to the gubernatorial mansion in Raleigh.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 26, Nov 1934, p10, 23, il
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15378
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Who was Peter Stewart Ney? Was he Marshal Michel Ney, one of Napoleon's greatest generals, who was executed in 1815, after Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo? Or did he escape and become a teacher in 19th-century Rowan County? His tombstone in a Rowan County cemetery states that he was a native of France and a soldier under Napoleon Bonaparte. The mystery continues.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 26, Nov 1934, p13, 28, il
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15379
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Kannapolis in Cabarrus County has the distinction of being the home of Cannon Mills, the largest towel factory in the world. With a population of 12,000 and no elected city officials, it is the largest unincorporated town in the nation.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 26, Nov 1934, p24, il
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