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“Industrial progress in North Carolina is primarily of the Piedmont. Cotton and tobacco factories dot this section, and from it comes most of the new noise. “The Piedmont is the natural habitat of the North Carolina Babbitt. Over it the boosters swarm. “But from the point of view of charm, the Piedmont is the state’s […]

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“North Carolina last week was upset because its fifth-grade pupils were learning State history out of a book (“North Carolina Yesterday & Today” by Jule B. Warren) which declared that: ” ‘ — Congress elected George Washington… President.’ (The electors, not Congress, did so.) ” — Joseph Martin had fought in the Mexican War in […]

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“When I was completely taken in by the Communist agitation at Gastonia in 1929, there wasn’t a bigger jackass or a more gullible sap in the State of North Carolina than I was. I knew absolutely nothing about what I was talking about, as I whooped it up continually in this column in support of […]

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