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KALiKlGH, Aug' \LT. -Mf North
CurolUia will follow J ihe load of
Maryland and make not only vaccination
against smallpox a legal requirement
for matriculation In any tpubltc
school. but also lnununlza-L
lion against diphtheria ana typhoid j
fever, -4t can stamp out these ills-1
oases, even as Maryland has eliminated
smallpox. Instead ot being GOO j :
or ttbo wisi'n ot typhoid fOVfer report-I
e<i each year au'l from iJ.'tOO to 4.000 j
rases of diphtheria, there will. In
timo. be none, as these diseases are j
just as preventable as smallpox." deelated
ltr Carl V. Jteynolds. State
Health Officer for North t'arollntL.
"Now is the- time to give thought
to tills question. as approximately a
million of our children are preparing
10 aM-utrr ?< ht.ol, Or. lie) holds con '
11 iiliiH'i 1 "ii'H'in1 f wmmi inn?m*mm
the lead in the support of all lis
siiioolft, and. undoubtedly.' our educational
system Is on the up-grade.'
bul l feel a<> will not have done our
full dut i toward our school children
until we require their immunisation'
against diseases which we Know are
"'Our Maryland law,' , says Dr.
Jtobert II. lllley, director ol the Department
of Health of that State,
'requires every child to be vaccinated
against smallpox before he or
she can bo enrolled in any public
school in' the State. Physicians are
expected to vaccinate all babies under
their care before the children
are u year old. Until children are of
school age, the responsibility for [
having it done rests with the parents!
After tliaiv it is shared by the teachers
and other school authprttles.
Any teacher, school trustee, or commissioner
of a public school who admits
a child who has not been successfully
vaccinated against smallpox
is liable to a fine of 910.' NVUat
Maryland: rue done, North Carolina
can and ought to do, but it ought to
go further and Include typhoid fever
and dophtheria. There have been
only two cases of smallpox in Maryland
In eight years. One of these occurred
In 1931, the other in 1936.
The other years In that period were
fret: from any cases whatever.
"T(he North Carolina State Board
of (Health, on July 8. 1932. voted unanlmously
in favor of compulsory
vaccination of children before allowing
trem to matriculate." This
policy ought to be written Into our
law books, and I hope that some day
it will, for not until then can we
. ".hope to root out these diseases
which are preventable and yet continue
to mar our health recordts and
needlessly endanger the lives of our
people. Jn the meantime, however,
all of us should voluntarily cooper
ate in urging inoculation ngafnet
preventable diseases before children
enter school, ff a child is immunized
aigatnst diphtheria when it is be?
tween six an I1', twelve months old it
is made the toepeflciary of the best
kind of licglth 'insurance.
"Kven among Vthose who are work
ing so faithfully to encourage immunization.
there should be no let
tip in activities, lit must be remem'
be red that there tis always a hew
genef-ation rem ill* on ? and that
is just why there] ought to be laws
tmacted requiring- -such immuniza_4?
CLOSE UNION REVIVAL
AT COLORED CHURCHES
TherfTallilee M. hi tliurch and the
Adams (Miapel A. Ml K. Zton church
have just closeq a irent union revival
meeting. A fine spirit of cooperation
was displayed under the leal
ership of Rev. S.U1. McBrayer tend
Rev. L. 0. Falls AThe meeting was
largely attended by both colored and
white people. "
1 Twenty-two person were happily
convert o.i and the community great
ly revived. Rev. Alonzo Stowe and
Rev. Tom Adams had clittyge of the
praise service and Rev. Arthur Williams
the evangelister songster, was
an asset tn the meeting. The preaching
was done by the pastors. Rev.
McBrayer and Rev. Falls, and they
stressed the necessity of pieparation
rfor the Kingdom of Ocd. it Is said
by the pioneers of that community
/'that, tbat was (he grewtesi revival
that has been in that community fot
forty years.? reported.
CAN IMPROVE STOCK
Farmers who produce .their own
hatching eggs will find that a good
pore bred rooster U wo: :n much
more than he costs, according to C
J. Mlupin, extension poultry special
1st at State College.
Good qualitJes such as heavy egg
pnxxfcictlon, laying large eggs, rapid
* growth, amti bodily vigor ere innerlt|.V
able, he explained, and It pays to
use a rooster of good breeding that
can transmit these qftalttle* to his
offspring. He also recommended that
growers breed their males only to
their best hens.
P. P. LEVENTIS & CO., Inc.
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Fruits and Produce Established
Quality and Service Our Aim
W. Main Ave. Tel. 827
F. C. TODD, Inc.
Firestone Ground Grip Tiresr
Tne tire that gets you there,
through mud, snow, slush or
sand ? without chains. . Save
the cost and trouble of chains
by equipping with Firestone
Ground Grip Tires today.
FIRESTONE AUTO SUPPLY
AND SERVICE STORE
Franklin and Marietta
Marietta and Long->
Cherry Ginger Ale
You will recognize it by the
Corner Linwood & Franklin '
Bruce Morrison, Owner-Mgn
GASTON IA BRUSH CO.
GASTONIA ROLLER, FLYER
a \m amvni p rn
mi u or m uiiju vv.
Textile Brush Manufacturers
and Repairs ? Steel Rollers,
Flyer and Spindle Repairs
Phones: Day 1209; Night 1160
Cor. 2nd Ave. and Linwood St.
FIN LEY SIGN CO.
-Sho^Cards, Walls, Banners and
C. D. Finley, Manager
232 E. Main Ave. Phone 114
C. L. "Mutt" Hendreson, Prop.
M. L. Shannon, Body and Paint
Official AAA Service
24 Hour Wrecker Service
"Wp Pull Fnr Oastonia"
611 East Franklin Avenue
PARKER PAPER CO.
Textile Papers - Twines *
Cor. Main & Chester. Phone 78
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ition to T
?WfcEN YOU CANT
Also an expression of appreciatio
tonia. The following firms of Gas
mers and friends in Kings Mount
the business given them and invil
when visiting in Gastonia. They s
sections of Cleveland County. Th
ly in trading with HOME TOM
your business ON LY when the tl
can't be found in your own comn
?Keep This Page For
General Repair, Auto Painting,
K^AUiidihg, wmm swr-'
vice?24 Hour Service
John F. Lane
1A7 E. Franklin Ave.
THE VOGUE, Inc.
See our new Fall Merchandise.
The Smartest Styles at Reasonable
110 W. Main Ave. Tel. 504
Welcome Kings Mountain
Drink Coca Cola
Buy it at your favorite dealer's
in the handy 6 bottle carton
THE GASTON IA BOTTLING
Agents for Standard Oil Co.
"Stop Wherever You See The
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Phones 178 and 62
L. B. PRICE MERCANTILE
124 N. Marietta St.
Quality Merchandise At A
Price To Save You Money
H. M. VAN SLEEN
Diamonds, Watches, Novelty
See Us Before You Buy
NEW WAY LAUNDRY
Gastonia's Oldest and Best
Finished Family Work?Damp
Wash ? Damp Wash Thrift?T
Hough Dry ? Blankets And
Satisfaction and Contentment
218 N. Ransom St.
1 < 1 ' is?
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"rade in G
FIND IT AT HOME?
n from Leading Firms of Gasitonia
wish to thank their custotain
and Cleveland County for
:e your patronage in the future)
ire conveniently located fof all
tese firms believe whole-hearted
fN MERCHANTS and solicit
lings which you wish to buy
Your Future Guide?
SPRING and ROSS
Day 492 Night 727 or 1641
208 N. Marietta St.
BitTYNF! RATPERY SWOP
206 E. Main Ave. Tel.'235
U. S. L. Batteries ? Built To
Last with Power To Spare.
Starter, Generator and Ignition
206 E. Main Ave. Phone 235
LAUNDERERS AND _
315 E. Franklin St. Tel. 1100
One Day' Service
"Wash Your Duds In Jacobs'
A Delicious Flavor That Suits
GASTONIA 3 CENTA
321 E. Franklin Ave. Tel. 1401
MACK'S RADIATOR & AUTO
351 E. Franklin Ave. Tel. 1555
Expert Radiator Repair Work
WU Bust 'Em, We Fix 'Em"
Give Us A Try
Leaders in Our Line
Serving the Trade Territory to
the Satisfaction of Many
310 E. Mhin Ave. Tel. 1661
Cities Service Products
Kool Motor Gas and Oils
U. S. Tires and Tubes
Always Glad to Serve Kings
Mountain Friends When In
SINCLAIR REFINING CO.
L. S. Rankin, Agent
High Quality Petroleum
Buy. In Kings Mountain From
Margrace Store's Service
ORANGE CRUSH BOTTLING
218 E. Long St. Tel. 1133
Bottlers of High Grade
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The Ivast Word In
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For Information Phone
SHELBY PHOTO STUDIO
122 W. .Wain Ave. Phone 196
"Photographs of Distinction"
Prices Right and Service The ^
n a onvwi a nnriinn a rxnTn
165 E. Franklin Ave. Tel. 1118
Bring Us Your Tires To Be Retreaded.
We Save You As Much
as 50 Per Cent
jQuick and Efficient Service
GASTONIA MILL SUPPLY
Textile and General Machinery
621 E. Franklin Ave. Tel. 286
Pasteurized Grade 'A* Products
Gastonia, Belmont, Kings
With the Finest Dairy Products
Ice Cream and Sherbets
504 W. Franklin Ave. TeL 1468
COX DRUG CO.
1214 W. Franklin Ave. TW. 968
Prescriptions Accurately Filled
Drugs, Sundries, Sodas
Everything To Be Found In A
First Class Drug Store
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