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for The State Vol. 9 Issue 41, Mar 1942
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Miss Ruby Daniels was a Baptist missionary in Budapest during World War II. She was sent to Hungary in 1935 and remained there until 1942, not including a furlough in 1939. Miss Daniels was in charge of a girl's school and remained as long as possible until German troops marched through the city streets. Her return journey was as harrowing as her time in war-torn Europe; she sailed with 900 other passengers including four missionaries and hundreds of Jewish refugees aboard Serpa Pinto. The Portuguese ship arrived in Florida on February 16 after making a treacherous trip across the Atlantic with submarine attacks imminent.
The Nash family who lived in Hillsboro in Orange County has given the state a number of famous men. Lawrence provides a brief biography of some of them, including General Francis Nash, Gov. Abner Nash, and Chief Justic Frederick Nash.
Continuing his visits to North Carolina's counties, Goerch arrives in Columbus County and provides information on the history, cities, and agriculture.