It is with high satisfaction that I announce the appointment of Dr. Julian S. Miller, editor of the Charlotte News, as director of public relations in the state organization for relief. Dr. Miller will have charge of the publicity and practical relief plans for city and county organizations. I regard Dr. Miller as exceptionally well qualified by training, experience, and out look for filling this important position with distinction. He is not only social minded but a profound student of social welfare and is, therefore, highly talented for this work.
SEPTEMBER 2, 1932
I consider the public utility rate investigation now being conducted by the Corporation Commission as most important, and if the commission finds additional funds necessary, I shall, as director of the budget, do my utmost to see that every reasonable request is granted.
To have the investigation bog down for lack of funds would be like adjourning a term of court because it did not have a stenographer.
SEPTEMBER 21, 1932
I have heard at length the contentions and grievances of the strike committee and the loyal workers committee of the groups involved in the Rockingham strike. The situation at Rockingham is rapidly reaching the stage____________________