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for The State Vol. 7 Issue 42, Mar 1940
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George Glamack, six foot, five inch center on the University of North Carolina basketball team, became the first player in the history of the school - and of North Carolina as well - to gain an All-American cage berth when he was given that honor by the Newspaper Enterprise Association. The selection came as a climax to a season that produced some of the most sensational playing by an individual that the Southern Conference has seen in years - if ever.
Lawrence recounts the life of James Edward Shepherd, whom he called one of the greatest men and one of the greatest lawyers that ever lived in North Carolina. Upon the death of Chief Justice Augustus S. Merrimon, Shepherd, who was elected to the Court in 1888, was appointed to fill his position.
A. E. Joscelyn is general manager of radio station WBT in Charlotte, a 50,000 watt station serving the Southeast. One of his major projects was a Farm Bureau which provided farmers with all sorts of information about crop growing and coping with farm problems that might arise. The station received the Variety Farm Award last year for serving agriculture as many letters of commendation from governors, Congressmen, and thousands of farmers.
Herman Joseph is a cigar salesman living in Eastern North Carolina now, but for years he was considered the No. 1 circus clown in the country. For twenty-seven years he was the leading clown for Ringling Brothers Circus where he was in charge of all the clowns, designing their costumes, writing scripts and music, and arranging routines. Now retired, he still makes appearances at local and charity events in the state.
Due to a unique topographical feature in Polk County, the county features two nationally known resorts just eight miles apart by car. Tryon is a winter resort and Saluda is the summer one; however, in the summertime the conditions are reversed at the two resorts.