AUGUST 5, 1930
Scrub cattle in North Carolina have done more harm than all the boll weevils. I think this train demonstrates that the scrub* in the State must go and the counties must be supplied with pure-bred stock. One pure-bred bull is worth more than any county commissioner that I ever saw.
SEPTEMBER 8, 1930
Our problem is by no means confined to the growers. The whole structure of the State is seriously affected by the prevailing prices. There is nothing of more vital concern to the State and its entire citizenship than the present depressed economic condition of North Carolina, accentuated by reason of the prevailing prices of tobacco and cotton. Every possible service the State can command is challenged to meet this unprecedented condition. It calls for the highest type of leadership, and constructive and courageous cooperation. We must face it as North Carolinians, frankly recognize its existence, plan for its defeat and____________________