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for The State Vol. 29 Issue 26, May 1962
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For the first time, a scientific evaluation of the state's lakes was conducted by biologists of the Wildlife Resources Commission. The results of a three-year study were made available this year, encompassing every body of water in North Carolina. The result of this work has been published in Inventory of Fish Populations in Lentic Waters, providing a starting place from which we can proceed to rate the state's inland lakes on the basis of their probable productivity for the average fisherman.
The daily English-language broadcast from Radio Moscow was coming in clear on the expensive short-wave receiver installed by Station WBT in Charlotte, installed to record Soviet propaganda about Americans. Program director Monroe Brinson dubbed Radio Moscow's account of the Second Declaration of Havana, a recording of two Cuban Communists declaring the Punta del Este conference was rigged and dominated by the United States.
The first inkling of Spooner Creek's Harbor development occurred in 1959 from a brochure indicating the construction of a new harbor and resort. Although the final building stages of the project extend into the future, the harbor has already taken shape as one of the finest boat-oriented resorts on the Atlantic Coast.
The construction of a new T-head pier at the State Ports Terminal in Wilmington has implications for the big picture of North Carolina's industrial growth. This pier will serve the first major deep-water bulk liquid caustic soda distribution center to be established in the state, a facility of Diamond Alkali Company.
Travelers this year will enjoy some new attractions, as development for tourism takes center stage in North Carolina. Southport's Boiling Springs Lake will be a new place for travelers to visit in July, with the construction of a motel and adjacent golf course with club house.
In 1864, Raleigh publishers advertised a thin pamphlet \"The Jack Morgan Songster,\" the latest and most popular songs, for $1. The book was designed as a handy collection of songs for use by the soldier around the campfire, compact and light enough to be carried on the march.