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Camden. 8. C., Aorll 6.?The Wat-|
eree River bridge, three miles west !
of here on the Camden to Columbia; <
Highway, caught fire arortly after 1
7 A. M . today when a truck d\er-j *
' -. turned. 'r
Camden firemen and police and! i
F"" waucu wtsro Hllll r
fight tug the bUxe an roar later.
Washington. April (.?Conflict or- j
er the administration's billion-dot- f
lard naval expansion protram shifted c
today to a Senate committee, which
received from Secretary Hutl advice t
thai the navy be left free to operate
In all parts of the world
The Naval Committee met in clos '
ed session to question high navy offl ?
cors. but first Chairman Walb, Uem 11
oirat, Mass... made public the 8ecre
tary of State's recommendations.
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Columbia, 8. C-. April 5.?M. F. 8
Bush. SI," director of the State t>
School book Commission, was fatally
injured early today n an automobile ?
aocldent near Swansea, about 15
miles from here In Lexington county *
No details could be learned at once.
Bush was a native of Blleaton, in
. Aiken county, and served from 1531
through IMC as a member of the Aiken
delegation in the House of RepL
Honolulu, April 5.?Encouraged by
- discovery of a battered flying hev h
met, naval aviators went aloft a
gain today in search cf the wreckage
of a bombing plane believed to have
sunk during the navy's six-weeks L
The helmet, washed ashore on the d
north side of Oahu Island, was fcund
by a Japanese fisherman. It was t- b
dentified as belonging to Machinists' d
Mate J. A. Bingham. It appeared to c
have been burned. ' n
York, 8. C.. April 6.?Fort Mill's "
two police ofllcers, William M. Bppv, B
chief, and J. B. Plyler, assistant j
chief, have been appointed special
deputy sheriffs by 8heriff C. A.
Mors here. The appointments were
made on request of Mayor Luther O 3
Patterson cf Fort Mill in order that *
police protection might be given a 11
considerable number of peoole llv- t(
lng Just outside the Fbrt Mill town *
Washington, April 6.?The "death
ray" and perpetual motion inventors *
have been stirred to new activity by 11
International tension, fighting in h
China and Spain, and Congressional 0
debate over tbe bigger navy proposal *
duio mo yymr ?ua n?vy uepwi*|
meats have been odfered many de- rl
vices and ideas of duofous military 1
merit, Informed persons said today.
Ail are carefully contdered, but only i>
a few survive preliminary examine- ti
thm. . y
Chicago, April f.?A half dosen a
Chicago crop "Mparts, preparing A
their first est hastes of 1PM wheat
production In the United State* to- n
day pored over reports frost bun- a
drsds of Am communities. wteleh p
indiestso that harvest of the biggest
crop la seres years, sslusd as high c
as |720.Md,OOMOO la possible. C
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Dedicated to the 1
By UtVIN !
r | *H H SABBd ?U A. Mttirf.PAAm 111 m
* a criminal trial and the two pH
witness for the state?by name Jeffei
defense, whoee name doesat matter.
Jefferson White baring duly beei
of the prosecution. Counsel for the di
I cross-examination. If he meant to sa
the attorney materially to weaken th
Which Just had been offered. Aasnmi
"Jefferson, exactly where were yc
when yon claim to hare seen the begii
I It waa plain that the person a
manner of ha interrogator.
^Well, suh." he began, "I thinks"Merer
suid what you think?
Jury is not interested in yonr mental
TeH us whatyenhs^ Now^wM^o
L the ffr^blow? lta#
. -j tMjiWj n| ? iepsated tin
' "Bold onr hollowed the esnasel
r ~ TSf""**??" aagtv . .
K v 'wH SM is, dot, snl?'I mtse lawy
i Brief Form
I^-notr, Aipril 5.?Manager G. I
Wessiik h?ij today the Caldwe
bounty rural electrification prcjet
tad been completed with the 001
ii motion of the link <.to Edgemon
rhe 298 mile* ct extensions wi
L ? g?. ? fi - I I
wrvp i.swv noinee, or wnteh 800 a
ead> have been fired, be said.
Clinton, N. C? April 5.?Coront
'aul Crumpler officially listed a
nurder and sulcldd today the death
if a 21 year old farmer and 20 yea
dd lata orchestra player who love
he same girl.
The bodies of the victims. Cam*
on Tttw, a Clinton youth, and tb
ival he ?bi Rudolph Smolka, E
nira, N. Y.. musician, lay side b
tde In an. undertaking parlor here.
In a Fayette'ville hospital, not e:
lepted to, live, was the 17 year ol
;trl. Grace Carter, shot four time
y Tew while she and 8molka sat a
piano in the Carter farm uome sa
Henderaon, April 6.?Lercy Barkii
1 year old New York attorney, wa
dlled In a^n automoilearuck colli:
on near here yesterday.
The car in which Barkln was rid
ag with Irving K. Fabtkant, 33, o
lew York, crashed with a truck drl
en by Glynn Fields of Chapel H11L
None of the others were serlousl;
Mrnvwenl/vn A ~-.I1 P ? *
**?v? gauvvu^ Aiiru u.?oeuri'o cc-0
Inued today for the bodies of Frani
.ivengood, 37, and Allen Cooper, 24
Vinaton-flatem printers, who wen
rorwned in Lake bames Saturday.
The men drowned when the!
oat capeided. A. G. Gordon, presl
ent of the Winston Printing Co
lung to the overturned boat fo
lore than two hours and drifted a
bore with it.
Irs. Elizabeth Garrison
)uncan Buried Hefe
The body of Mrs. Elisabeth Garri
on Duncan was brought to Klugi
Sountain Wednesday afternoon fo
iternient in Mountain Rest Cemc
sry, following ' funeral service)
rhich were held in the chape) of tbi
touglas and Sing Mortuary in Chat
Mrs. Garrison was the daughter o
lr. Hal N. Garrison, who for somi
Ime, until recent weeks made hi'
ome with his brother. Dr. J. M
arrlann and Mm fl?rrl.r,n In vin?.
fountain. She was bereft of hei
iother,.the late Florence Black Oai
Ison, native If this section, whet
She was a graduate nurse, receiv
ig her training at St. Peters Hoapl
11. Charlotte, and besides severs
ears of prlvte nursing, served 01
le aat/s of three government Verei
ns hospitals, at Johnson City, Tern
lexandrta, La., and Talhica, Okla
Her death occurred early Tuesdai
lorntng at the Mecklenburg Count:
anltorlum, where she..had. been i
atieot for e long time.
Surviving are her father, who re
stttly remarried and resides neai
trarlotte. and a number of relatives
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f S, COBB
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Missouri town. The occasion was
"acipal performers were a colored
rson White?and a lawyer for tho
i sworn gave testimony on behalf
ifendant now took him in hand for
re his client it was necessary for
e force and effect of the evidence
ng ? stern expression the lawyer
? standing at the precise moment
ining of this alleged crime ?"
i the stand was daunted by tho
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?" broke in the attorney. "This
I procsesss, if say such there bf.
a be so good ss to inform us Just
whsn you observed tho striking of
i p sets red witness, 1 thinks dot
. "Didn't I ten you that we felt
grcrrts is? ?*.??!!
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KINGS MOUNTAIN. N. C. Tl
r Members cf the Tt wn Council heia
jl their regular monthly inertini; Mon- .
,t day night with all members present
j. except Count :iumn C. E. iieiaver. Jr
t Mayor J. E. Hornrou prcslled. at the
II meeting. - ;
j. Carl Short, of Shelby, was employ
?'d 08 a now member of tne Police
Dopa "raent to replace Officer W. L.
nbc! burn who has been serving
!r terroorarily for the past several
" months. Officer Short will begin his
8 | duties here April IStb. Me comes to
r; Kings Mountain highly recommendd|Od.
Mr. Short has been a Deputy tn ,
[sheriff Cllne's office for several'
?-! years'. He is an erperlenced officer
e] and a roan of good character. He If
I- married, and will move to Ktagi
y! Mountain In the near future.
It was brotight to the attention of !
c the Councilmen that Kings Mcund
tain could have considers hie side- 3
walk paving done- here by the WPA\*
All the town would have to furaiefc '
w^uld he sand and. gravel. WPA
wculd furnish alt labor ana cement 1
Plans are being xdade to investigate t
this immediately .and file application
? as the offer Is one that the Tcnrn
9 cannot afford to torn down. 1
i. Pre-Easter Services
? At A. R. P. Church
Rev. W. If. Boyce announces a se- *
V vies of pro-Easter worship services i_
on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday ,
! of next week. The pastor will speak i
j \Vednes<tay evening on "Th? DtffW
14 cuMy qk Dpubt." .Thursday evening "1
9 the subject is, The Crowd About J
The Cross." On Friday evening the
r subject Is. "A Sermon From a Pulpit
l? of Pain." These services are at 7:30 tl
each evening. April 13th, 14th, and x
p 16th. The public Is invited to theap'Bt
MTs. Ben Goforth attended the gi
funeral services for her kinswoman, ^
Mrs. Elisabeth Garrison Duncan in ^
Charlotte Wednesday. . f,
Picghyteiy MwU Here |
5 The FMret Presbytqrian Church M
r will be the host to Kings Mountain cs
Presbytery on April 12 and 13. Preo- 111
' byitery will convene at ten o'clock et
J Tuesday morning. The opening sermon
will be preached by the retiring D
M/fder&tor, Rev. W. K. Be&ty of Mf. aI
At the afternoon session there will ?
be reports from the various Commit ^
tees of Presbytery.
On Tuesday evening there will be
a popular meeting on Homo Mission*
The message will be brought by Rev. h
D. J. Jones, D. D.. of Forest City.
The Wednesday morning session <n
will conclude the meeting of Pres-;c<
Safety Projrf&m At P. T. A. ^
Next Tuesday tt
The three Parent Teacher Assoc Is gi
tlons of Kings Mountain will join in Si
a safety program next Tuesday even T1
Ing at the High School audttorium In qi
celebration of National Safety Week Q
The three preeldent aak that as ma- ri
ny parents attend this meeting as' m
possible. The Presidents and their w
respective associations are: Mrs ol
Frank Btmrmers, Central; Mrs. Full- e<
er McOlll, West School; and Mrs. ft
JOhn Mauney, Bast School.
Demonstrate Fire M
Track Here J
A representative of the La France *
Fire Truck Company was In Kings
Mountain Tuesday demonstrating a
modern fire truck to members of the
Fire Department and the Council.
The Fire equipment was erected on
the Ford V-S chassis. No deflate action
was taken by the Council on
Tulips In Bloom
Mr. Henry Huffbtetler Is extending
an invitation to flower lovers to visIt
Ms tuBp garden at his home on
the CherryvtUe highway, not far
from King, Mountain.
Mr. and Mrsi HufTstetler bare a
large variety of tulip*, In many
shade* and colors, these neatly arranged
In rock-bordered bed*.
Former Pastor Dies
Rev. J. W. Williams, former Pastor
of Central Methodist Church
here, died at his home in Greensboro
Wednesday morning aooording to
Information fsacking her* last night. |
Mr. Williams' death was sadden and <
will come as a shock to bis many i
friends here. At the time of his 1
death he was Pastor of Sherwood 1
Methodist Cborch In Greensboro.
UJRSOAY^-APWIL 7. tfM
Gutted By Fi
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Ww Herd Building owned by Minn C
lasoclatlon which wm considerably da
trial Today C
The $50,000 damage shit agains
le Southern Railroad . and the
own of Kings Mountain as the re p,
lit of an autcmobile wreck here a p.
>ut a year ago is set for trial it K<
belby today. The trial was origins ex
? set for yesterday, but was moved j ^
} to today. A Mr. and Mrs. Job'nsot ,*0
cm South Carolina entered sul v
E damages after their car crashe vi
the embankment at the corner o OI
allroad avenue and King street. . th
rs. Langstcn, a passenger in the ^
ir was killed in the wreot and Mr
id Mrs. Johnson and several oth m
? were severely Injured. be
Attorneys E. L.. Campbell arJ J. F dlJ
avis are representing the defend
its In the action. (a
loly Wteek Services UI
X Lutheran Church
Hfcly Week will be observed by bj
Matthews Lutheran Church wltl
jrvicee each Evening at 7:^0 ' dur W,
g the week through Thursday an- ?|
include with Good Friday 8ervic<
1:00 Friday afternoon before Baa I
r. The Pastor will give a series o f
udies of the miracles that took
ace on Good Friday, taking as hi
tease for the week, "Light Fron VP
ood Friday Miracles." The pro B,
ram for the week of subjects is bI
aaday, . The Darkness; Monday al
be Rent Veil; Tuesday, The Earth- d(
sake; Wednesday, His Undtaturbe- w
rare Clothes; Thursday, the 8ac .
naent of the Lord's Sapper, no ser- v
on; Friday afternoon at tf:00. ther ,Q
HI be two short medKatlons on tw ed
her Good Friday Miracles, I. Open H
1 Graves, by Rot. W. M. Boyce, 11 d(
erivals to Life, the Pastor.' B
A cordial Invitation Is extended t
embers of all Churches of the
rwn and to people who are no
embers. The story of the Passior JV
t our Lord will be read during th rj
Will Rogers' H
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By WILL BOGUS a,
SALESMANSHIP is Us fiaatsst Z
kaoar can mQ bnkm lamp chim- _
asys far twiea what Uey cost S
n?w, rfrht m Broadway. \
IMFe * %'[ i
Ho was oat a month' ami com*1 J
bade with wary tooth brash unsold. (]
"Wdl,- ho says, -I goes* I ain't
tho boot salesman in tbo world,
Bteth. Pm only ascend boat Tho '
put that bold yon those hers "?
rtekety tooth brashes ia tho ftrirt F
>laeo la tho bast fa tho wodd.- m
ttniilwa Ifcai Wefia la.i I U
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'*.; . " * ? ' ; '.* -V Verald
ire Early Sund
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>KirlH TNmmwi and B. 0. BmI?
maged by flra and water here 8<
!CC To Have
Wm. A. Stricfclen. Jr., Company (
immander, and J. S. H. ClarksoD '
roject Superintendent, of Cam Iiitrlok
F^riniRon In tho!
lugs Mountain Battleground arw,
tend to the citizens of Kings
ountain a mc? cordial invitation
attend the celebration of the fifth
nniversary oi the Civilian Conserition
Corps. The camp will hold
>en house the week ct April 4th
rough 8th. An extended tour of the
imp and project will start ftom
(adquarters of the company Friday
orning at ten o'clock. Officials will
( very happy to have citizens visit
iring this period.
The Company Dance will be held
the new recreational mess hall on
e project area April 8th from ten!
ttll two. This is the climaxing i
ent of the fifth anniversary ecleatio.t,
which will feature music
r the "Tarheelians."
I Pays To
1U f VI uoc
If you do not believe It pays to adirtlse
ask George Mauney or Hayne
iackmer. They tost two valuabl
rd dog? last week, and were natur
ly very sad, and blue over their
tparted hunting dogs. But their
orry did not ast longr because short
after Tre Herald was published
Ith an advertisement telling of the
ss of the doga, they were recover
I. One was found the very day the
erald was issued and the other
:g a couple of day* later. Messrs
Iackmer and Mauney were loud In
lelr praises of Herald advertising.
[en's Club Meets
me uusinesg Men ? ciud win mee'.
lis evening at the Woman's Club
ulldlng at 7:00 o'clock. The meetig
has been moved up a week as
ext week ig Holy Week.
The meeting will be the secon one
1 the series of business session,
lumberi are asked to be present
ad express their views on ways and
leans of advancement of the Bes
own In The State.
tells County Home
Clyde Morris, well known King
fountain salesman, this week mad
sale ot which he was very proud
e sold to the poorest home in the
ounty an Blectrolux Vacuum Clean
r. Me made a sale to the Clevolam
ounty Home. Mr. Morrta said whet
e showed his machine In operation
tey Just could not resist buying It
peretta At Park-Grace
The Park-Grace school will pre
Hit an operetta, "Royat Playmate,"
rtday night, April Sth, at 7: SO. AdIsslon
will ba 10 and ISc. The pube
is cordially invited to attend. -
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r and The Home Building and Loan
The entire second floor of the
Hord Building located at the corner
of Cherokee and Mountain streets,
was completely destroyed by an early
mcrnlng fire Sunday. The flrat
floor was considerably damaged by
water and smoke. Damages has been
estimated ng high as 140.000 to $60,000.
but according to estimates released
by Fire Chief Grady King
damage was about $17,500. The valilea
rf t ha n*/\ LnlMl?<?-. ? %?$
? >NV tnv ruiiuiu^j auu UUU10U19which
were endangered was estimated
to be about.$62,000. According to
Chief King approximately $30,000 -j
insurance was carried by all parties
Involved in the loss.
Occupants of the first flcor of the
building were: Grttfin Drug Co., Bla
lock Grocery, and Vera's Beauty
Shoppe, in the parts owned by
Thomasson and Peeler, and the Postal
Telegraph, and Home Building &
Loan in the part owned by the
Home Building & Loan Association.
On the second floor offices were
maintained in the Thomasson-Peeier
side by Dr. W. L. Hamseur, George
Allen. Magistrate, and Dr. Cv W.
Harper. On the Building & Loan aide
the law offices of E. A. Harrill, and
E. L. Campbell.
The adjoining building owned by
Sheriff Raymond Cline was damaged
by smoke and water. This building
boused the Homes Stores on the
first floor and the dental office of
Dr. L. P. Baker on the second floor.
When the firemen arrived on the
scene the rear end of the second
floor was ablaze. The alarm sounded
at 12:45 A. M Sunday morning by
Police Ofllcer Jim Smith. Six lines
c/ hose was trained on the fire from
three different sources, from win- ;1
down, top, and from the Inside of
the building. After three hours of ;<
fierce fighting on the part of the
firemen the blaze was brought under
control. It was estimated by Chief
King that 150.000 gallons of water
was poured on the .fire.
Li. C. Parsons, Building Inspector
for Kings Mountain, stated he
thought the fire was caused by defective
Those Involved In the fire, their
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i by>"-rJames Preston
(Opinions Expressed In This Column I
Ars Not Necessarily ths Views of
This Nswspapsr.) .
Administration loaders on Capitol
Hill frankly admitted they were flab
bergasted by the last - minute deluge
of telegraphto and mailed protests
against paseage of the Reorganisation
BUI to give the Preeldent j
vast powers to reorganise the execu
thre branch of the Government. They fl
admit that If the protest* nact started
a matter of hours sooner the bill
would never have passed the Hen ate 9
and will have slim chances In the 9
House tf the country now goes to
work In earnest against the bUI In J
A faint ray of sunshine shone mo
mentarlly through the dark has* of
. attonal debt In Washington when
word went out from the Treasury
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