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for The State Vol. 6 Issue 36, Feb 1939
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They were originally known as “Hubers” and were among the early Quaker settlers in this state. One of their descendants, Herbert Hoover, became President of the United States.
While at a meeting between the governors of North and South Carolina, when the drinks of the two were not refilled fast enough, Governor Dudley was reported saying “it is a long time between drinks”. Later Governor Morehead used this line as a callback when negotiating an extradition with Governor Hammond of SC.
J.S. Mann returned from a convention in Winston-Salem with a beautiful cup that is the pride of Whiteville. The W. T. Joyner trophy is presented each year by the State Department to the American Legion post doing the best work in rehabilitation and community service.