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The Kings Mountain herald. (Kings Mountain, N.C.) 18??-1974, December 01, 1938, Image 1

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UY AT HOME VOL. 34 NO. 50 State And N Condensed Ii ?National News? Nttv York. No\. 29.?A nlnn tnr * r *'" training 100,000 civilian pilots and # 126,000 mechanics at Government ex ' pense during the next five years to ' buttress the national air defense has lieen agreed upon, by the anny air corps and the Civil Aeronautics Authority. Washington, Nov. 20.?Federal Re rve Gourd experts predicted toduy that fear of upsetting business Improvement would prevent any earl" action to decrease the unpn-cedented volume of Idle funds in the na * 1 " ? Washington, Nov.. 29.e-Reftresentn tine Dies. Democrat, Texts, said today he would ask the new House to appropriate <200.000 to continue f .t two years his committee's investigation of un-American 'activities. L ~ r.rrhane. Austral in. Nov. 29.?Four persons were killed today wheti a Royal Australian Airforce plane i-rnshed near Alliertoii Ferry, . 30 miles from Brisbane. GaMiobttrg. Tenn. Nov. 29.?It was five degrees below xero atop Mt. 1/eConte, 6,693 elevation in the Great Smokies near here Friday ani ..-Saturday nights. But no one knew what the reading so* last night. joiok mutt. oniy man living on the peak, "froze out." He came to G&tlinburg to remain for the winter." Warsaw, Nov. 29.?The last of the Czechoslovak territorial adjuetinenr for the time being at least, was com pleted Sunday with Polls occupation of about twenty square miles of the Carpathian valley. . ? , Philadelphia, Nov. 29.?Two children. brother veid staler, drowned yes terday in a fall through thin ice I>r. William C. Kelsr. retired Coneordville. Pa., physician, tracked hta children's sleds through snow when the children failed to answer hta cal to dtnner. He found the sleds on a creek bank and a hole In the Ice. "Firemen recovered the bodies of Rob ert, 10, and Geneva, 8. Paw Pjw. Michigan, Nov. 29. ? Two Michigan men |were abducted today by gunmen fighting their way across the southern part of the state In run attempt, to elude a cordon of police and sheriff's officers. Those seized by the gunmen were Henry Matty, a Vickshurg farmer, and Claude Mennis. a gas station attendant employed near Vickshurg. ? ???-? ? ? \ ' Buffola. N. Y? Nov. 29.?Fireman Willtertt J. Denney yesterday was rushed, 'bleeding to death," to a doctor's office by colleagues fighting a filling station fire. The doctor wiped Denny's face -with a tlwel and send him back to hta fire fighting. A can of red paint had exploded In the fireman's face. Aged Kings Mtn. Man Dies In Gastonia News has been received of the r. death of J. A. Terry, which occurred Tuesday night at the home of a relative In Otaatonla. Funeral services will be held at Central Methodtet church today (Thursday) at 3:30.His pastor. Rev K. W. Fox, will be In cliirge assisted by Rev. Herman Duncan of Oastonla. Laughing Arou With IRV] ? i ii ii i- r- ? , " - - ? With All th " By IRVIP . A SHAKESPEARE Club in a cet amateur performances. Once, costume of a lord in waiting, was being called upon to say: "The Qu< T. As he stepped upon the (tan Bowing his thanks, he faced the kh '"The swoon has queened!" There was a howl of laughte subsided and tried again: "The qu< Again the house whooped and behind the wings that would be htu off, yon dog-goned-fool." Bet the ambitious amateur r falsetto, as he was being assisted < "The coon has sweened!" ^ /.>ea^.' ' ' ' - b " , ' ' v v. . * PWiUIL ...iliiMiu ..... J , Mjl Kings [? -: 1 M? lauuuai news 11 Brief Form U ?State News? Itak'igh, Nov. 2b.~Prlnclpal otic of .he "three-point" 'program ot the North Carolina Kducation Association Is retirement for teachers, prin t-ipuis and superintendents iu North j 'urolina schools I > ' V ' ' I i Itdtlgli. Nov. 2i?.?d. A. Shankllli.1 j extension cotton specialist at N. C. | , State College, said today that about j 253.200 hales of North Carolina's cot ' ton crop hnd la-en ginned to Nov. 1. : cm pared to 508,500 bales on tht .nne date last year. He' said this; ' lialu against lW7's 780.000 bub's. . i , ' U ~~ ';; ^ . .. . . \ Henderson, Nov. 29 Four Florida bound va rut Ion rat a who police sai<l ' were rahbed of $400 In money and Jewelry- at a tourist uatnp | were stranded today pending arrival of a relief car from n Washington an tontoblle tmvel bureau. Chester, S. C., Nov. 29.?A negro man. tentatively identified as Na ' than Young, about 28, a workman for | Pexyee-Angel Co., here, wae burned to death late Saturday night. , r | ,Jr. Woman's Club To Help I Firemen With Xmas Gifts j if we would have "Everywhere, everywhere Christmas tonight" to be true In Kings Mtunl-alin this year wo must all do our. parts to take it into the homes where otherwise there will be no Christmas, and, so the Jun lor .Woman's Club is going, to try .to do Its part to assist the fine work of the Fire Department, the Red Cross j the Churches and! other organisations in town to nutke this a On ! mas i? every home and for every child. The Fire Department is. as usual, going tcy repair any toys that are given and thie Junior Woman's Club will call on the homes to gather up j these toys and take them to the Fire Department to be repaired. Anyone j who has toys to give will please call Mrs. Harry Page of the Junior Woman's Cluli and she will see that they are taken to the Fire Department. {The Junior Woman's Club will al-j 1 so fill Christmas stockings, as they. did last year, with fruits, nuts and I candies, to bo -delivered with these toys. us make this a real Christmas for the unfortunate children in i our town and at the same time, by so; doing, make a happier Christmas for! ' ourselves! I ' NEW GYM TO BE | DEDICATED The new Physical Education build Ing, which is one of the finest In this section of the state will be dedicated Tuesday, December 13th, according to Supt. B. N. Barnes. Dr. Oliver Cornwell, head of the Physical Education Department of the University of North Carolina, has been Invited hs the main speaker. The dedication exercises will be held in the audlto rlum of Central School In conjunction with Parent-Teacher meeting. ; An inspection of the building will be made, after the program. The pubic is - cordially invited Complete details of the entire pro will be published in the next Issue of The Herald. "** ** " " " - * *i" md the World J [N s. COBB ie Variations 1 s. COBB tain Southern city was noted for its a social celebrity, gorgeous in the given a part He had a single line, sen has swooned!" Wr "THE SWoor/ ^ ^ HAS QQgE?tet>y i Ills friends applauded vociferously, ig and, in a hign-pitched voice, said: r. He waited patiently until it had ten has cooned," he said, the stage manager, in a voice from ird all over the theatre, said, "Come sfuaed to surrender, and in n high off the stage, cried out: rs fWtSMS, UO < : -o*'' ' r-.'' V-- -.'v;:' , - .v.:? A Moun KING8 MOUNTAIN, N. C. Tl Santa G Men's Club 1 Christmas Pi POST OFFICE GIVEN HIGH RATING The. Kings Mountain Post Office has besn recently awarded the. highest rating in Its history. Several major improvements In the mall service has been installed during tnc postmastershlp of W. E. Blakely. mid upiinmesspWW* WW II. "UIM|r Mountain recently and reported he will recommend further improvements in the services through the local office. Freddie Plonk, Ajre 3 Buried Saturday ? ,. ______ funeral services for'Freddie Plonk three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred- Plonk.' were held at St.. Metthews Lutheran Church Saturday lnnrn 1 ncr at 11 -lift n'nl/w.L ?*-?? ?r> "? ? . "w w v?v* n> i iiTT (iaoiui Rev. L. Boyd Ha in in. was in charge and was unstated by Rev. Coite Hunter. pastor' of the Presbyterian Cbu.rr rh at Bessemer City and former pastor of Mrs.. Plonk. Interment was made In Mountain Rest cemetery. The pallbearers were Claude Ham bright and Raymond McOill of Kings Mountain. Pete- Doggett of Fores*. City and R. C. Ethertdge of Pageland. Freddie's death occurred Thurs day night in Raleigh where he had been under the cbre of his uncle. Dr. John Rhodes, and other physicians. His condition had been extremely critical for some time and although nothing was spared in On effort to affect a cure, physicians and nurses were unable to cope with the dletase which was of a malignant nature. His death cast a pall of sadness] iver this community where the fam-| lly have so mfcuiy friends and relatives. Of a lovable.-happy disposition Freddie easily found a warm place ti the hearts of those with whom he came In contact. The sympathy of i the entire community Is felt for the devoted parents, grandparents and other relatives. j Freddie is survived by his pi rents. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Plonk, his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence S. Plonk, all of Kings Mountain and his maternal grandfather. Mr. Junius Rhodes of Gastonia He is also survived by a number of uncles, aunts and bther relatives. Huerh Mitchel To Address Lions Lions W. K. Mauney. Jr.. and Luther Cnnsler have secured, as guest speaker for this evening's meeting of th Lions Club, Mr. Hugh Mitchel, an Attorney from Statesvllle. Mr. Mitchell is the National President of the P. O. S. of A.. 0 backer of Lionisra, and is widely known for outstanding service in political fields. It is understood that Mr. Mitchell is a close friend of Melvin Jones. Sec retary Oeneral of Lions International. Although his topic is not known, a very interesting ^and educational address is anticipated. The meeting will be held this even ing at 7:00 P. M. at the Mountain View Hotel. _ . FIREM1EN WANT TOYS Several toys were donated to the | Firemen through the appeal made 111 the last Issue of The Herald, but more are needed and nmsded at once so the firemen can repair them and get them ready for distribution on Christmas mornltiR to the needy chll dren of "'ngs Mountain. The Junior Woman's Club Is assist lug the Firemen In this generous undertaking and any person may give their toys to any member of the Club or call the Town Hall and they will be called for. Give Your Toys Now And Make Some Little Child Happy. Local Girl To Take Part In Play At University Miss F"ranees Goforth. of Kings Mountain will take (part in two plays at Oho pel Hfll during the first week in December, these being two of the four oixvaot exjperlmental plays to be given in the newly remodeled theatre. One of the plays wtm written by the talented William Wolf, a graduate of Lemolr-Rhytve College and a resident of Hickory. The other play mu written by F*red Koch, Jr., sou of F*red Koch, metmber of the University faculty. , gogi| | ,, f? I, itain I HURSDAY, DEC. 1, 1938 &us Comi rA riivA - I \M U1TV rizes <i | Jn keeping with the policy started last year the Men's Club will givi 1 our tush prizes totaling $:in.oo foi he beat Christ man decorated bus! nesH houses and residences, accord ! to an alinouikfc'llient front Amok Klaer. President of the Club A first prize of tie D'l w'tl tw Maws?w?te?dsn ii m ?i II IMW?W?* i ess houo . and a setotid prize ol ta.oo wiU- bo given. The judges will 'ter.ninO the winners of the bust ss liaises allowing 60 percent foi 'he Interior of the stores ' and 5( I pes cent for the exteriors, lutsl yeat ! the judges based theif decision or I ue i Aterior decorations only A first prize of $10.00 and a sec i ''nd prize or s.).?in win ?' awarded j to best and most attractive Christ d>' orated' residence. Judge* will make their awards on what can b? seen cn the outside of tile home. Considerable interest was manifest <-d last year in the Christmas vdeco rations, and at the same time King? Mountain was more attractive fot tlie holiday season. Last year only two prizes were ; awarded, one prize for the best business house and one for the best home. The winners last year were D IF. Hord Furniture Co. and Mr. and i Ms. Charles S. Williams. Herald-Firemen Empty Stocking Fund Opened The Empty Stocking Fund spon sored jointly by the Kings Mountain Fire Department and The Heitald is lciw ready to receive money to help make the unfortunate' children hap 1 oy on Christmas Morning. There are children in Kings Mountain who will rot know anything about the grand old man from tbe North Pole unlest omecne makes <a visit -possible b> giving to this fund. All the money collected will be turned over to th? Fire Department to buy toys, cand! es, fruits and other things to make the children shout with Joy. Contributions may be made tt "hiof Grady King, or Charles Ditllnf at the City Hall or The Herald. Every contribution will be acknow edged in the coutnns of The Herald $37.10 from this fund was savet from iast year and this amount is t good starter, so who will be tin fii-u? e nt nl/.v tlto 1 QQfi /lflltu I Ifttt ' i ii ol vw inn r\'" uviiuviwii . Carpenter House Sold The old Carpenter HotriP locate< U the corner of Mountain Street an( Piedmont Avenue was sold at aut tton Saturday to Mr. V. M. Allen foi $130. The house will be torn down and moved to make room for th< new Post Office building. The house has been previously ad vertlaed for sale through sealed bids but the highest offer received wai for 1110.00. M. E. Herndon had charge of sell lug the property. Haywood B. Lyucl was the next highest bidder with at ofTer of $127.50. W/ ill ax* ixugV'Lj Humorous Story By WILL ROGERS E7ELLER called up a lawyer and said as he was always fightin' with his wife, he guessed he'd get j n divorce. He got an appointment i with this lawyer for about 3 o'clock | in the afternoon the week later, and when he got there he was shoved in an ante-room because the lawyer feller was pretty busy trying to separate another pair of gamecoeka in a legal manner. The feller listened far about two hours to the scrappin' pair and the _a. 1 i A. ?a. W.d 4k.4 I ivrmiu on ma wn ku? av mm ui?v he decided to walk oat 'Bout thia tine the lawyer walked oat and potted hi in on hie way to the door and hollered, "Hey you, come back here, I got your ease all ready. Your divorce la in the bag." "Well." said the feller, "you can ' burn toe bag up, beeus after listening to them two birds slewing at each other, INe deckled that they're all the same and ewe's aa bed as 'nother." lAwettaea Mewy Ikftaam load _ [ v* ' f ' , * '' _ I " 1 - - I LJ lerald . . * * ' : ' f' " .' ng rriday LAY EVANGELIST FROM TEXAS I 2^Hrc> * ~ "^S^^HIi^Mfllx^x??^^^^pt ^BDB REV. J. M. ALLARDYCE ? ( of San Antonio, Texas, who will'*1 peak at the First Presbyterian * Church here next Week. : 1 ' ' " ; h Tho work of evangelism Is not con '; j lined to the ministry of the church. <d Among the successful lay evange?j * . iists :s Mr. J. M. Allardyce, of SanIs , Antonio. Tevas. who will be at the 11 > First Presbyterian Church on Sun-! , day, Dei ember 4 through December " . "?th. Mr. Allardyce will preach at i both services on Sunday and each I n'ght through Wednesday. Services t lj on week day evenings will begin at ' l>. OA Jt. i I OU U IIUIK. I Mr. Allardyce does not lay claim I r to an>r other title than that of a re> tirftf business man who is giving his time to Chrstlan work. He is doing! t '.ho work in that ? modest, unassum; ng manner which brings others to I S > know that like th<> I^ord whom he n ; serves, he "Is going about doings i i '-?ood." ' He retire! from a lucrative t li business in 1925 and silt"" that time t .] to has traveled continue slv and has: t It given himself entirely to the work; t j of evangelism. The following facts ' a H ; oncerning his work are Just a lit-1a j ie out of the orinary. His five points! v tpon which he places emphasis and, : rotn which he never turns are I these: He does not accept en tenant- j i ment from anyone, but stops at the 11 11 best hotels, paying all his own er-J *1 pettst s. He does not allow anyone j t > I to khare in these. He does not take h r | up a collection. He doea not. solicit; t I money in any way. He does not rt* j ] -eive a aalary. Is We are delighted to have thfa| r great man of God in our raidat andj t hope that the public will avail tfhem-j t 31 selves of thfs opponunity and come I to hear him apeak. t II I 1 i i Two Fires At One House 11 M Firemen were called twice to^ Otte; i ; home in two days. The firrt call omt? In Saturday at 1:00 P. M.. I | from the home of R. L. Mauney on I i | Piedmont Avenue. Idttle damage wa3 i done; the fire started1 from a defec-' tive fltte. The next day. Sunday a' i 3:00 P. M. the Firemen, received the second call. This time more damage was done, which was estimated at about $50.00 This fire started from a spark en the roof. The third and most damaging fire | ' o t I K ,-v lVncb t nob itlo/w Tiifmflnv i ui mi nriciv i"ui\ kiwvv ? w-?.^ | morning at the Margrace Mill vil j lage when the home of Mr. C. C. Lynn caught fire. The house was' badly damaged, and the roof was a complete loss. Practically all the furniture was j completely. destroyed. It was thought that the fire started from an oil stove. MRS. W. M. SANDERS DIES AT AGE OF 66 Mts W. M. Sanders, 66. died at her home on Baker street here on last Friday following a long period of illness. Fuivrvfng are her husband, W. M. Sanders, and the follow Ing dhlldreo: Simon, Jcfon, Mrs. Etta Crowder, Bertha and Sums, all of Kings Mountain. Funeral services were held Suitday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Pleasant Hill Batpttat church, Cleveland county. Rev. C. C. Parker, officiating and Interment followed in the oeme tery at that place. " .r - -?>> i?i ' it, ) - iisfliiiii aHfisMi READ THE HERALD FIVE CENTS PER COPY Evening I Free Candy And ? "ruit For All I Children BAND TO PLAY All good little boy* ami tniLs of ^ I ilngs SI Min'.iin mi l v.. iniiA are f Itcil to. I?e (town Town Prldav oven!* in i;;mii |> M and br.11** tiii-ir I ;ic.l:?'n arid in iiii'h witli (Ik-iii to aee I'i" raw. lie will arrive in King* Mourn H alii on tho brand new Klre Truck iiti wit' i.jvi an assortment v<t. koou li for every little boy and girl. H 'I 1 r i iirinttnas light* ?ill be turn <1 on exactly at 0:00 P. M, when . 1 flans MVivt-a. Tile School j H land with their handsome uniforms ill |ila> ami iiiurdi in the parade r the eil'tortaiiimcnt of both the I piatatcis and Santa. 'I?i? | jta<le will form In fibnt of 'lib Herald Ofllee. and march down \ I loiintaln Street to Itailroad Avenue. jj o . .? ?% ? sv-wnti ptiouc spirited citizens Mid ler^'lvHits met at the First National ink \Vi dtiesday . morning and form- ; a lated plans for the gala event to 'II pen the Christmas aeison in Kingi* 1 fountain. In Just - a few minutes a- ~9 out $50.00 was raised to defray the I ost of the candies and goodies. One man pr?>?eiu said, "Other I r>wns have these things, why can't lings Mountain have one, and even I o it. better thin some ol' the rest." Jveryone present was enthusiastic t>r the visit of St. Nickoias. who as already visited other towns. So. children, get ready mid be 1 owu town Friday night at 6:00 P. -M I. You are the honored guests and ianta will be disappointed If you a re not here. Stores wQt be open Friday night ntil 8:00 P. M. fl rwo Local Men I Surt In Wreck M Two local men. W. j. Fttkerson, nd Howard Jackson were lujurieit ,'S iaturday nigltt in an auto smash lear Albemarle. Messrs Fulkerson nd J.fkson remained overnight in he hospital at Albemarle where hey were treated for lacerations. .9 iruises and shock. Mr. KulRecflon W38 driving his cur -fl ind Mr. Jackson was on the front 3 vat with hhn. Others in the cur, I rho were on the back seat were. B. Pceji r. (ieorttc Ware ttnd Fred 'fl % Hnger. The latter three were not njured and returned home the same 9 light by bus. . The Kulkerson car, a 1938 F?rd, I ran almost demolished from the lead-on collision with a car driven - < >y John Hatley of near Albemarle. Miss l.uln Purr of New Ltondon I ind Jerome Honeycutt of near Albe- >3 narle. passengers In the Hatley car, I vere Injured. Miss Furr remained in Jj he hospital until Tuesday. Deputy Sheriff Paul Helms, Of ' j Mbemarle who Investigated the vreok said that charges would be ^referred against Hatley. Deputy Helms said that evidence showed I hat the Hatley car was on the vrong side of the road. According to a dispatch In the Albemarle News and Press Hatley ivas given a 30 day sentence in Conn [y Court for driving drunk. The Fulkerson car has been removed to the Plonk Motor Co. {cfb-m A /? 0 MASmftr+m* 1 W^tapAhcU \ ty James Preston I (Opinions Expressed (n This Column Are Not Necessarily the Views of This Newspaper.) Tho votes ar? counted and about I six weeks must pass before the ne<w Congress ? the seventr-sixtb ? ofB dally <*>mes into being, but Washing ion Is anything* but relaxed theee . I Jays, as one might expect. There Is no relaxation for the thinker-uppers. They are sitting up late ntghts. There Is no let up tor the pulse-feeling observers, for ad- . -I though they have balked and written themselves into alalytical exhaustion. they have another impor- 1 tant qucsftkm than can't be answere* until the Congreee convenes. That question la this: What attitude will develop toward buetadea, i and what, therefore, Is the fate ot edonqmlc reoovery. Too mtany "Mb" loom on the Washington scene tmm to guess whether future emphaata (Cont'd on Kd I tor 1*1 page) .IB

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