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WwtlDgioo, Jan. 12 - WPA Ad?
mlr.urtrator Harry L.. Hopkins estimated,
in a periodical report mnue
public today, that ten percent of tne
5>e:ple in the United States received
some form of public assistance during
September, 1937. .
Chicago, Jan. 12.?The' Rev. Dr.
Willlbm Burton Fanner, 65, executive
secretary cf the board of pen
sione and relief. Met tied 1st Episcopal
church, died today in. his home in
suburban Eva lis ton after a long ill?
BndScott, N. Y., Jan. 12.;?A record
of no major criminal cases at Endicott
in "nearly two "years la reported
by city police. An armed holdup oc
? cut red! in December, 1936, but since
'that time there has not been a sing
le morder, large burglary, theft or
gwCndle. > .
Washington, Jan. 12.?Guy T. Hel
* verijig, internal revenue commission
er, warned employers today they
must file their federal unemploy
mcnt insurance tax returns for 193?
by Jan. 31. After that date, penalties
<wiil be assessed for delinquency.
New Haven, Mich.. Jan. 12.?Fifty
4>k>vviuv uvui/ij aucruiA uwputietj
broke a United Automobile Workers
:< picket lfne with tear gas and night
sticka at the New Haven foundry to
day but the management yielding to
a request of Sheriff Robert C. Havel
d<id not reopen the plant.
One hundred and twenty five men
who had reported for work retired to
a hotel which adjoins the coinpany
Savannah, Ga., Jan. 12.?Delegates
to the Alderagate commemoration of
three bnanchea of the Methodist
church gathered today ?n the birth
iplacc of ? t^ciiiodlim to .launch "a
' apkltual life movement tbronghoutt
Santa Maria. v.CkMf., Jan. ' 12.?
Frank J. McCoy, hotel man, has Jnsi
bad an oil well come in and has taken
op the late John D. Rockefcllcr'?
(burden. jHe's distributing
shiny new dimes to children.
More Libraries For Rural C
A love of books and gocd literature
la one of the marks cf an educated
person, said Ruth Current,
state home demonstration agent at
Many cf our home demonstration
clifb woseu over the State like good
books, she continued, but often they
don't have a chance to get the books
x they would like to read.
FV>r this reason, we are trying to
hnmi> HainnitntmiKn /.!??.
libraries in the different counties.
Some have been eatablisbed already,
tout many more are neded.
The Johnston County home deracMtratton
library reported that
durtog the month of December 18.5
books were loaned, and one woman
said eke read till four o'clock one
morning to finish a book she had beLaughing
By IRVIN i
JLVR. PINCUS, the delicatessen dea
A 'the retailer in second-hand gam
Street on the East Side. To the i
aged six. .
, "Popper.*' be asked, 'Vould you r
"Share, said the parent He haul
H, with a generous gesture, late the
and, as the child trotted away, madi
conversation with the ealler. But Mi
the byplay with disented^dHpras th
for a wh^^Mj^^^pPfht away j
fll^^PPIny Isadora und asks m
"Bat ain't it teach hi* him bad 1
- J spend on himself?" insisted Pineus.
J Tineas/ said his Mend, "I tell
. % It ea himself; alvays ho foes and p?
. aiat a savings bank?that's only vot 1
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I ?State Newa?
Oianlte KulU. Jau. II.?lira. Reld
WalL a member of the state commission
for the blind of Raleigh, wil
ut-j^ the Ora^.te Falls Lions
club at their meeting Mcuday night,
.January 17, at 6.30.
R-alelgh, Jan. 12,?A four day staff;
confluence of the N. C. State-Oil-1
lege Agricultural Extension Service
i ripened here Tuesday.
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I Haleigh, Jan. 12.?State Senator
Jack Joyr.er cf Slatesvlile has been
appointed a member of the board of
awards and tile advisory budget,
nnlit>hnm T?n lo^irw
, w, WW ??. HUHCICO UIVTC J
a truck up, to the.book doer of the
Wayne county court house in the cen
ter of town last night. Sheriff Piaul ^
GaiMison .importod ^od^y, and took k
two tons of coal and a quahtfty of
light bulbs. , ^
Rutherford ton, Jan.. 12.?Funeral *
serviceo were planned today for Mrs
liuvid Jones, 52, of CllfCslde. who
died yesterday of bums, received a .
Mis. Jcnes, mother of three child- '
reu. was mopping the floor when the ] 1
mop became Ignited from an open J
fire and spread to her clothing.
Raleigh, Jin. 12.?The North Cv ]
olina State CTrange led the United
States in number Of -subordinate
granges added to its rolls the last
three months, Harry Caldwell, State ,
master, of Greensboro, aaid todaq. e
AshovlUe, Jan. 12.?Examiner Wll '
Ram H. Griffin of the National La- >
bor Relations Board resumed today *
a hearing of a complaint brought by '
the American Federation of Hosfeiy I
Workers charging the Asheville Him- c
iery Co. with unfair labor practices. ?
Raleigh. Jan. 12.?Snow flakees
descended on norther Noi tb Carclinn I ,
w??Ue elsewhere in the stale rain fell t
tarty todya. m h
Flakes, the first of 1938 for North ij
Carolina fell In parts of northern ?
North Caiollna" and Virginia.
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Raleigh,- Jan. 13:?Fisheries Com- *
tr/satcner Jt'an A. Nelson reported's
tedtay that fishermen in the More-: f
head City area "had their best sea- 1
I soil in years" up to January 1.
i collie interested in.
At various club meetings, Miss j
I (. ,:rrent added, some of the women i
I m::ke reports on books they have j C
| lead, and in this way the others are n
I -iven a rhance to learn about more li
j btoks than they would have oppor- h
i lui'.'ty to read In full by themselves, a
Miss Current has urged all home C
demonstration agents to push 11 li
brary.work this month as they pro t
sent the year's program of work to h
i he dub members. ,*?" : s<
Marjories Beat, secretary of the N p
C. Library Commission, is cooperat-.
wg In the library work, and has sup a
plied lists of books that are espeetal n
ly recommended for rural readers. t?
The list covers fiction, history, l>i t<
rgiaiplhy, religion, books for children V
and books of an Informative or edu ilifUMl
id the World
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That Paid a
iler, was visiting Mr. Rabinowitx,
lents at the latter's flat in Allen n
lost came his little eon, Iaadore, 11
if me a quarter?"
ed a coin from hla pocket, dropped
outstretched hand of his offspring s
I as if to resume his interrupted t<
?. PlftMia ?Iia Kail Kasm aksavjaa ' ?
r first to speak: h
or somedinga T Your boy asks you
rou gff it to Mm I Vot an extravas
rits. with proud smile. "Every
for quarter, and alvaya I gif <1
habits, having all that mousy to E
you a secret: He afot spendin'
its it in hit savings bank only, it b
M thinks it is. If s the gas meter." *
bateiM. lac) ,1
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Bfe!??& ^MNlMI^- : 3r^ ' ^^B
tbove is pictured W. P. Leys",- shell
mourn Kings Mountain business
nan who is considering entering the
ace for 8heriff of Cleveland Couny.
The many friends of Mr. Logan
ire urging him to throw his hat Into
he ring. j
McGinnis Is Given 5 to 8
Pcstmaxtcr W. K. Blakely, . along
vlth Linden niggers v,cs exhoivoratd
on a direct verdict of Judge John
I. RouuseUu on a charge of cocqplicty
- hi embezzlement in connection
vith the J. M. McGinn's shortage of
he Kings Mountain Building and
.can. After all the evidence had
>eeit (iresented Judge Rousseau rutd
there was not any where heir
mough evidence to alicw the case
;i'?g to the Jury, and odrered a dt ect
verdict of 'net guilty.' After
liia ruling by the Judge, Solicitor
ipullng apologized for having tried
he case. He reworked If he had
tnow more of the tacts in the case
te 'would not have presented the
ase to the grand Jury for trial.
iMr. J, M. MjcGinnis pleaded guilty
o the charges of etubezzltng about
15.000 from the aaccunts ol' the As
relation. He was sentence;. to serve
ro:n 5 to 8 years in the State penientiary.
\ubrey Mauney To Head
Aubrey M|iuney, local business
nan was elected Cleveland County
'halnnan ot Boy Scouts at a recent
aeeV.ng held, in Shelby. Mr. Mauney
ins been cut standing in-Scout work
ere for several years. He has nctea
s Chairman of the Scout Masters
'lub and has conducted scout train
i*g courses recently for Scout MaBers
and interested Scouters of
Lings Mountain. Mr. Mauney has al
o taken a very active putt in the
ubttclty work for Scouting here.
At the meeting a motion was made
nd adopted- to alternate the chain
lan of the Cloveland County Chapjr
between Shelby and Kings Mouniln.
Mr. Mauney succeeded Mr. Joe
i'hlstntant of Shelby.
As County Chairman Mr. Mauney
'ill also be one cf the eleven vice
residents of Piedmont Council.
The following from Kings Moun?.<n
attended the Shelby meeting:
B. N. Bairnes, G. A. Bridges, HorId
Cogghis, Carl Davidson, L. L.
>avis, C. C. Kdens, E. W. Fox. C. J.
ault. Jr, I. B. Goforth. L. L. Guyton
. A Jolly, K. K Keith. O W Myers.
William A. Parsons. B. S. Peeler. A
I, Bargesnt, C. O White. H. C. W'll>.n
and B. S Nelll. v
Aubrey Mauney, W. K. Mauney. L.
I. Hamm, J. E. Aderholdt, ' Laney
lettmar and several others had plan
ed to attend, but could not because
f a conflict, as the Lutheran Churti
was having a program which held
lese men In Kings Mountain.
Marine Recruiting) Officer
MJanlne Recruiting Officer I Peter
chueter from the Savannah office
topped tn Kings Mountain Monday
i visit with an old "buddy" of file.
. A. Dun sag an. Officer Schuster has
een stationed Jn Charlotte to ac
opt applications for young men deicing
to Join the Marines.
Mr. Dunagnn, wss a member of
tie Marines for 19 years, and served
long wtth Officer Schuster. Mr.
tunagan Invitee young men Interest
d tn jofndng the Marbles to stop by
to grocery store on King street.
mere He will be gU4 to tell them
11 he knew* about the aerrlce.
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THUMOAV, JAN. 1S. IMS
MMHMEf"! ' ? < 1
Are Installed At
A.t the Annual cottg national iuee
'In'* cf St. Matthew $ I.mlH'ian Ohur
ch Ium Kridiiy evenlnc six nii-n ww?
eh, ted to serve an the Church Couv
el! Mt ssrs J. K. Herudon, furl K
Mauney," W. K. 'Mtunoy, K J M?t
chant, F. It. Summers anil in-, L. I
raker we the newly elected rnwii
bers and were Installed at the Met;
lug Service la->t Sunday by the Pa*
tcr. Members whese units exjtliei
ar?* li.- Arold Kiser. Oeorge Smlil
and L. C. IJettmar.
Imports of all Organ,intlons an<
?Ulcers reveal prcgress In all phas
-es et the Church work. Total acees
slons for 1937 amounted to seventy
The attendance at all services wai
gxciner than for the previous yeoi
The Treasurer's report show* tha
more than two ehousand dollars ove
the budget was received and that al
benevolences were paid.
At the first meeting cf the Cout
t'l for the-year, held at the Churc
Monday Evening of this week oh
cers of the Council and chairmen c
various comtr.'ttees were elected. <
<d. Rhyne waa elected chairman c
the Council, and Paul Mceller, Se
rotary; Carl P. Mauney, Asst. Se<
retnry; J. C. Liackey, Financial Sei
F. R. Summers was named chaii
man c-f the Committee on EVangc
lism end the other members are: 1
1 D. Ormand, Craig D. Falls. \V. *
Mauney, R. J Morrison. L. C. Dot
mar. Mrs. D. P Randall, Mrs C'harie
Handle. Mies Bertha Dettnutr, A
thur Bennett, VI'. O. Bennett an
' 1 aul McClnnis.
Rufus J. Mltchain will serve a
chairman of the Ushers Commltte
with L. C. Dettma. Eurl Humgardn<i
R. L. Lovell, Myron Rhyne, D. '
Mauney. Hugh Ormand ar.d John 1
Lackey assisting him.
The Committee on Parish Edua
tl'on is headed by D. C. Mauney. a:
slsted py \V. K. Mauney. Miss Oze
Klser, Mrs: J. E. Aderholdi and Mr
S A Mauney, '
Mr. \V. A. Rldenhour heads th
comml'tee on Church Property an
Carl Ramsey- with S. A. Mauney \v
The Finance Committee hasv ' u
chairman W. K. Mauney and the ot
er members are Geo. \V. Mamie
ur.r L. Arnold Riser.
Mrs. J. E. Herncjon serves as chal
man cf Altar Service Committee an
Mrs. J. C. I-ackey, Mrs. M. I. Hat
inon, and Mrs John Oates assist.
Co op Swine Sale
j Yields $1,076,441
C-operative hog shippers in N'ort'
Carrllna who guaranteed' their porl
to be-haTd received an estimatei
$30,000 more last year than the'
would have got If they had not givei
buyers this protection.
Buyers who run a risk cf get tint
soft and oily pork, due to the hog;
feeding heavily on peanuts or soybeans,
cannot offer the farmer ai
much for his animals, said H. W
Taylor, of State College.
Mcst of the hogs measured up tc
the guarantee, he continued, ant
deductions for the few soft and olh
porkers found amounted to only 7-li
f one per cent of the gross receipts
During the year, he said, 47,64'
hogs were shipped F. 0. B. in coopei
attve shipments numbering 680 car
loads. The total weight was 9,309,
842 pounds, and the receipts were
An additional 81 carloass contain
,/ing 5,690 hogs were shipped cooper
c-tlvtly on consignment. They total
cd 1,203.319 pound's and brought
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By WILL ROGERS
A LADY that had Just moved lnto
a swell neighborhood la
Oklahoma City was trying to keep
with h?r faahiooable neighbors.
She did all kind* of silly things,
and when aha read in the paper*
that the Crowley* were giving a
coming out party for their daughter,
she decided to give one for her
*on Jim. She met Mrs. Crowley at
the store and says, "Say, I want
you to he sure and come over tonight,
and bring that there charming
daughter of your*. We're having
a coming-out party for Jim."
"Hurrah r any* Mr*. Crawley.
"What wa* Jim in for?"
|AM(hu m?| VeefcUM, u?.l
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r*.111 IMA WAMBL j
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j Carl Davidson. veteran Scoutroas j '
' ter of the Pre?bytert'iu Troop, an i' !
s tor many years a lesder In Boy <
' Scout activities here, will be one .>f 1
t the four outstanding men who Willi'
* be presented with the Silver Beaver j'
11 award at fhe annual meeting of th"i|<
Piedmont Council next Tuesday i '
> night, Jan. 18th. . 1
h Only two awards are made each.
! year, but this year, because of a!'
f failure to take the allotted Quota i
sotne years ago. the Piedmont Coun-:1
?1 oil has been allowed the privilege of
d electing four men Instead of two. I
> The award la the highest which
> the council confer'' "n" distinguished
l service to boyhoo* '?' Uie area repr-'
resencd. Carl Da vie son i? very de5
j serving of this honor and Kings
if Mountain is proud of him and is hap
C. py thitt he has been thus ' honored '
t- by the Piedmont Council.
* World Scout
'Leader To Speak
s j l)r. home W.- Batclay, National;
Director cf Camping and activities of j i
j. ?lie Boy Scouts of America, a world
j. leader in the pVQgrain ot the Boy
p Sccuts. will address the 300 or more
3 Scout leaders of the Piedmont Conn- <
til. Boy Scouts cl America, Who will
? gather at the Yeung People's build- i
,1 'ng of the Main Strefet M. E. Church ,
jj cn Tuesday night, January 18, at
7:30 o'clock on the occasion of the
s 14th annual meeting and banquet of
I, the organization.
J Dr. Barclay distinguished himself i
in France in directing the Boy Scout'
Tiauning'Camps of the' American J
Committee for Devasted France and! (
r" was decorated by the Premier of J'
France with the Cross of the Legion ]
ol Honor, in recognition of his work
for the boys of the devasted regions]
He served as the director of edu-, 1
, cat.'.on of the Boy Scouts of America' '
^ for many years .and was the camp dl|?
i ixctcr of the Boy Scout World Jain-j '
f j boree at Arrowe Park. England. Dur '
1 ing the past summer he directed the s
t activities of the National Jamboree '
r held In Washington. D. C. I
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. I Guide To Farmers '
Many a farmer who has been loa- j
j ing money for years without know!
Ing it has found that by keepltig re- ^
cords he can find the "leaks' in iua v
business, plug them, and make his
farm show a profit .
In farming, said R. E. L. Greene, o
assistant agricultural economist ot i
i he N. C. Agricultural Experiment h
tStation, it's easy to lose money witn s
out knowing it. /
A farm may supply a family with '
t food to' eat and clothes to wear, but
at the same tinie bad cropping prac- (
tices may bo wearing out the soil ^
so that at the end of the year Ufa
term may be worth considerably less
than it was at the first of the year.
lty keeping records, a farmer can
! tell which crops are ntcst profitable,
whether the farming program is balanced
or not, and whether the gener
al cultural practices are satisfactory,
Records kept In one year also aidin
planning the farming program for
the next year. They also provide a
helpful mean8 for determining who- <
ther the program is working out a?
planned, or whether changea should
be made to bring the program back
Into line. i
A glance at the records can also '
show whether certain farm enter- t
prises are costing more than they i
are worth. ' I
. Records are a source of in forma 1
t.ion in mak'ng credit statements j
that are valuable in the event it ?
necessary to secure a loan, or in ta- t
king out Insurance pbticies. i
Early in January Is a good time ]
to start keeping records for the year i
Greene added. Record books snd as
sistance in keeping them may be ob
tainen from county farm agents over
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riv? CENTS RKW CORV j
Political Pot i
Begins To Boil I
In Cleveland fl
The fire is Retting hot under th*
lolHJcal pet of Cleveland County
ind from all inctienUons u< w it look* 9
ike the pot will roach the bourn* '
lolnt lciig before the primary. Street .1
unici' has it that two Kinga Moun- 1
a|u citizen* unl one number 4 town
hip resident will be in the running
or maji.r toitqty offices. j
Mr w K. lafgan, proprietor of Login's
Dry Cleaners. has been menioned
quite'a bit lately as being a j]
und'.date fci sheriff. When inter- ;l
>lewed by the Herald Mr. logon |
.vould not ,8ji> definitely, where ho J
ivas going to make the race or not. J
v:i\ i.oKJti is a native of Cleveland
.'ounty 'and has made bis home in or
uar Kings Mountain all Ids life,
rbe late Hugh A. Logan who served
^tttcieitfly as Sheriff several year*
igo was an uncle of Mr. 1-ogan. The
title of Sheriff would not be anything
new hi the Ix>gan family. Mr.
I?ean la a Spanish-American War
veteran and lus many friend* throu
?bout the cotnuy. Mr. Logan promts- |
ed The Herald if he decided to run 4
he would make hi* announcement
In due time.
It Is generally understood that the - 1
present fiicuiiibent, Sheriff Itaymond
Cline, former King* Mountain attU zen.
will run for re-election.' j
Former Sheriff Irvln Allen, who
offered the only opposition in the
last election may aleo throw his hat
Into the ring, making it a three ring
George Allen, local businessman, i
according to street talk is consider- 1|
Ing offering for Clerk of Court 9
of Cleveland County to succeed A. M I
H .nil rick, who is net going to ask
for re-election. Mr. Allen ran for tht I
Lower House of the State Leglsla,
lure several years back. He was also g
j candidate for Mayor ^ of Kings
Mountain In thd> lnfflt olrw>t .'JfH
Deputy Clerk of Court Bill Osborne
of Shelby is definitely in the
race for County Solicitor of Recorders
Court. Deputy Clerk Osborne re- J
ccntly passed the State Bar. and
with his experience In the Clerk of
the Court's Office, should make a
very able solicitor.
The i present Solicitor, FYank
lioyle, Jr.. will also be back in the 1
race for re-electlou, as well as
Ruben Elain. who ran two years ago. .3
Speaks At Charlotte
Rev. \V. A. Parsons, pastor of Tj
Grace Methodist Bin's; oplal chinch
)f ICIngs Mountain, was one of the
j-peakeis at the meeting held at the
first Methodist church in Charlotte
ast Thursday, celevrating the 200th
inniveisary of the founding Metho
Usui. His sbuject was, "The Aiders*
rate Experience and Modern Evang jj
A numher of speakers, re presentng
the various branches of the Meth
idist church, were on the program,
rich began in the morning and ooninued
throughout the day and even- M
Hill Investigating Fire
The mysterious fire and explosion
f the home of Mrs. Kate Falls. Fra.
ier on Railroad Avenue last week, 3
i hOII being investigated by repro- ]
entatlvoH of the Fire Underwriter*
elation and the North Oarolipa - j
imimnce Commission. It will be '3
ome time before their Investigation
a? be completed, as to the cause of
hhe fire. Oil soaked rags were ,
ound by the firemen, which tn (Hoard
the fire started from incendiary j
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[Opinion* Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
This Newspaper.) fl
iYom what one hears around Con*
tressionaJ office these days, the big >
'trtnt-bulsting" campaign isn't likely
o be such a vigorous campaign after
til. One reason, surprisingly. Is that
here don't seem to be as many big . ]
'trust' to be busted as some folks sp
By pure coincidence or otherwise
Ite anti-monopoly drive ?u lauoofcbJ
Juet a few daye before the nnem
ploymeni cenaue wee made public
rhfwlng that 10,000.000 peraoue were j
Jobleaa. And the public reaotl<m wee
not wihat aome hoped H wafild be
Kew people were Inclined m blame
(Cont'd on Editorial P|ge)