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VOL. 27 NO. 10
State And M
Home, March 4.---Former King Alfonso
XIII of Spain was buried today
in the Spanish National Church
at Monserruto ufted u brief funeral
His sons. Prince Juan antl Prince
Jaime, and lite eou-ln-law, Prince
Torioiitu, weve the only nieiftbers of
the former monarch's family at the
. Jutrlel. attended by members of the
Washington, March 4.?More than
one-third of the United State's
*4.000.ooo.ooo export trade is now
bubject to control restrictions 'In
the Interests of uatlonul defense."
There are approximately . 2500
article** on the control list today,
and the list Is steadily lengthening.
Tutullu, March 4?A hurricane, de
scribed in soihe sections of the islands
the worst in twenty
ytsars, struck America Samoa last
The United States naval station
hero was not damaged
Western Tutuila bore the brunt
of the gale, which at times reached
an estimated velocity of' 90 miles
8(9 hour. Banana crops were ruined
in much of the native area. Coconut
and breadfruit trees were bowled
over. Some native villages were vlr
tudlly torn down.
Gary, Intl., March 4.?Twenty five
firemen, tow ladder trucks, an aerial
and service truck, two 1,000 gallon
engines, a lighting unit and the
assistant chief's car answered an
alarm to firebox 34.
There stopd Mrs. Yancey Stetson
She said she'd lixrt the key >o her
house and couldn't get in. A friend
had advised her to call. the fire department.
She got in.
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Washington, March 4.?The Treos
ury reported today that early in
come tax payments were running 58
per cent ahead of a year ago under
. the new Defense Tax ojpteu which
requires more Americans to pay
more taxes thun ever before. '
The budget calls for a 46 per cent
gain, but how this expectation wil
fare depends on the record of the
next se.vVral dayls1 when lO.obo.oOC
taxpayers slide in under the Marcl;
15 deadline (or filing income returns
Less than half that number have
filed so far, so officials said the
early percentages were not conclus
Washington, March 4.?The war is
filling pavy Jones' l-ocker with mall
' from the United States.
Eight vessels carrying mail from
this country to foreign destinations
have been sent to the bottom and
14,601 sacks of mall lost, a Postof
flee Department compilation show
A full sack of mail weighs about
*66 pounds and holds approximately
2500 letters. Thus the war toll haSi
been close to a million pounds o|
mail, or about 3,600,000 individual
March 4.?The hand that
rocks the cradle jsoon may guide the
guns that rock Britain'* skies.
Lady Carlisle, chief commanlant
>of the Auxiliary Territorial Service
which includes 3f>,000 voluntary women
wark workers, said the Government
wa* looking favorably at ATS
operation of anti-air-cr^ft instruments.
It's a Good Thing 1
AT A gymnasium one evening a u
** noticed a large and jagged scar
of its peculiar location they all wond
. one of the men made so bold aa I
asked, "how in the world did you
the back of your neck?"
"Oh that!" said Jim, "why, I 1
"Bit yourself?" asked the man
' bite himself on the back of his owi
"Well," said Jim, "I'm a wrei
the mat with a professional. He
of a hold on me and started twiatin,
and mad clear through. Well, all <
me and I dug my teeth in it, and
. found out it was my own neck."
a Brief Form
. ?Stale New*?
,Uo!lyrUlj?.\ Marcli 4s?Skilled
workmen went on strike lit Camp
Jkivls, th?- Army's $15,OOO.OOo unitoirci.uti
firing center under construction
at this little town, 29 mites
north of WilminKton.
Corporal II. C. Jolnison of the
State Highway I'atrol estimated
that beteewn 3.000 and 4,o<to work
to Die reservation warto a[tp -t
matelv 18,000 men an- employ ?-d
The camp is scheduled to be com
i lili tt <1 thltt mnntli
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' Johnson said- the nu n curried
Mgus pioelatmlug the project was
' Unfair, to Organised Labor."
Leroy Banks Ashe Dies
Ijoroy Ranks Ashe, a member and
elder of the Iloyce Memorial Asso
mate Reformed Presbyterian clitir
eli, died at his late residence it
Kings Mountain, Feb. 22, 1941, be
iug at the time of his death. In hit
71st-year. Ho was born Jan. 23
1S71 at McCpuneUsviile. S. C.. whirr*
lie spent 'he greater part of tils life
He move to Kings Mountain in 1931
with his family in order to takt
care .of an aged sister. He gave his
lieart and life to Christ in early llf*
. and was respected and loved by al
- who knew him. (He loved the Cliur
: ch and was faithful to it and honor
i ed Clod in his home with a famllj
, altar, it is significant that Mr. Ash<
has been a member of three differ
cnt churches and was an elder it
all three of them. He was f'rst ele<
ted elder in the Olivet Presbyterlat
Church at McConnellsville and thet
, removing to Beersheba Presbyterian
Church the same honor and offici
was conferred upon. hint. After li.ii
removal to Kings Mountain he con
nycted with the lloyce Memorial A
R. l*resbyterian Church and agali
was chosen to serve in this respou
i sible office. Mr. Ashe udorued th<
* office of elder, bringing to it th<
t spirit ot the Christ, a spirit of lo^;
' l faithfulness and gentleness. A spii
11 it. of generosity and kindness ant
* I understanding characterised hie lit*
! Mr. Ashe is survived bp his wid
ow, who was Miss Mamie Therrel
ot Fort Mill, S. C., by three children
Hanks, Jr., Emily and Tlizabeth, al
so- two sisters, Mrs Bovce Fails an
Mrs. S. V Aycock.
Funeral services Were conducted
at the Boyoe Memorial Church a
" 2:00 P M. Feb. 23. Ir41. His bod;
was laid to rest in the Olivet ceme
tery at McCouuellsvilie, S C. ther
i lo await the resurrection ot thos<
[ who sleep In Jesus.
\ Baker Presented
. Masonic Medal
Mr. I). M. itaker was presented i
gold medal at the Masonic meetinj
. Monday for fifty years of coutiuuoui
, service. The presentation was madi
? by Worshipful Matter of' Falrviev
i Lodge No. 339, &. A. Crouse.
Congratulations were extended ti
Mr. Baker by many members of th<
Lodge for his- long and faithful set
l vice in the Masonic Fraternity,
i Mr. Baker expressed hip apprecii
tlon for the award, and honod.
The presentation was made poss
i ble by the action ot the Grant
Lodge of North Carolina at theii
> last convention In Raleigh, in recog
> nltlon of all members of 50 yeari
> of continuous membership aud ser
t * rtrr 4 4
na the worm
n s. COBB
-le Wasn't a Giraffe
r S. COBB
nan wan taking a shower. Some one
on the h~',k of his nec^ On account
Icred how it had come about. Finally
0 inquire about it. "Say, Jim," he
get that wished looking wound on
i, "Gee, now In the world can a man
itler, and the other night I was on
threw me down and got some kind
g. Honestly I wss in terrible agony,
of c sudden I see a neck in front of
by gosh wasn't I surprised when I
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KINO* MOUNTAIN. N. 6.
LICENSE PLATE OWNER POUND
i Again It haa been demonatratad
that it paya to advertiaa In Tha Herald.
Laat waak an automobila . license
place was found and brought
to The Herald office. A two line
classified was inserted in the paper
and Jake Hord, of Hord's Grocery,
the owner of the lost plate, read tnc
ad and immediately sent to the
newspaper office for it. ' It
is not unusual to locate lost
articles., but it ie out of tha ordinary
to locate the owners of lost articles
?but Herald advertising works both
, ;wts/s?Henoe. it pays to advert.ae
1 in The Herald.
I'j \i Central Methodist
Tin- tliirly six Mr* hodlst preach
I era of ih?- (iastonlu IMatrlcl. ?u
! limcliiK (Saaton. Lincoln, and CleveV,
nil counties. will m?*et at Central
( Methodist Church Mot.day morning
. t for a oue-day reiret' oder the lead
J en-hip of ilev. K. M. Jones, District
| Supt rlntehdent of Gastonia. The re
ti ut murks the beginning of Spirit
| mil Mobilization Week, which is be
* lug. observed March 10-16 through
* out the Western North Carolina Con
1 fere nee. and will be followed in lit'District
by a district-wide emphasis
1 upon evangelistic work. The wives
* of he ministers will also hold a
* meeting at the same time, and liin
cheon will be served by the spun
I s'ors of the Youth Division undei
> the leadership of Mrs. W. M. Gantt,
Jean Ware !
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i i The granddaughter of Charlotte.l'
John I). Pettus. first man to pull tin
. 1 throttle on the Southern's famuli!
5! No. 117, has boon selected as host est
j, for one of the new streamlined su
per-doopers which will ply- its \v;.v
. between New Orleans- and New
l York'beginning about April 1
She's Jean Ware of Kings Mono
s tain, daughter of Mr. aud Mis. M. A
t Ware, and stage star aud ioriuci
' Hut the fact that she, war tin
1 daughter of John Pettus inign: nav?
i. had something to do with her se
lection by the Southern Tiailwaj
folks as one. of the young ladies tV
1 soothe the passengers, keep 'then
1 amused, and generally make her
self useful and ornamental, both o
. which she can do with utmost fa
, I 11 U 1-" -1- HO ?
I I JI "U? I/UVIV III AO SUIUI'lULIIg
t or-other (the t'ettus daughter dun'
? leim-iiiuer jusi when that the wdll
Known engineer took hold of tin
a throttle and sent old 37 chugging or
x | its first journey over the Southeri
'roadbed. f'or'GS years he directed et
cry movement of the famous trail
1 and, before his death in 1907. hat
a perfect record of no accidents.
So it was natural that Jean, who'!
been living in Kings Mountain foi
the past year and a half since hei
ii return from New York, should foi
s I low the family tradition ? ever
sI though the nature of her new jot
B is slightly different.
f Graduating from Kings ' Mountain
High School, she first went to Era
9 klne College. then to the Grovt
B Park School in Ashevllle (formerly
i known as the Southern Workshop]
where she took a course In dramat
i lcs. Her study of the drama con tin
tied through ber college career al
1 Carnegie Tech and led heb to a
I Summer of acting in Cohasset, Mast
r in 1938. Following that she went to
. New York, started work in a play
, which folded before opening night
i. and then ti.nk a Job modeling for
Arthur Manning. Over a period ol
months, her picture appeared on
the covers' and In advertisements on
Inside pages of many of the nation's
Rut thf? hllhhllh nf iho Mow Vftew
| life, the uncertainties of The profession,
turned her Southward again
and In the Fall of 1939 she returned
to Kings Mountain where she baa
been living with her family and
spending some time with her mother's
four sisters ? Mrs. J. O. Blowers
of Spartanburg. Mrs. M. A Michael
of Charlotte. Mrs. Paul Monty
of Charlotte and Miss BUlle Pettua
of New Ybrk City.
The popular young lady, well
known In Western North Carolina
soplety, left Sunday for Washington
for a two-week training course in
the fundamentals of being a good
hostess, most of which she probably
For- she has a way about her, this
Jean Ware, which people like. Th?
same way about her, that old John
Pettns had.?Charlotte News.
TO CLKAN OFF CEMKTBRY
The cemetery at Eh Bethel chur
ch will be cleaned off Friday, Mar
ch 7. All persons having kin folki
burled there are requested to come
or send some one to help In this
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rHURSDAY, MARCH #7 1941
Lion Banquet Speaker
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Ray Wolfe. Head Coach of the University
of North Carolina, who wao
i |ae principal speaker at the Lions
1' Club Annual Football Banquet held
Tuesday, night in the Woman's Club
Co Be Hostess
% New Train
Notify Your Local Board
; Oi Change Of Address
It is very important that anyone
i.'iio registered oij October 10, 1940,
it: .;it the Selective Service Act of
la 10 o notfy the local Selective Set
viae or (Draltj Hoard of any change
1 i.t address. It is very uecessary that
. ju make this change of address
promptly for failure to receive mail
sent out from the Selective Service
Board to the address given on your
registration card is your responsibility.
If the Board has the correct
address- much trouble and embarrass
' meat can be saved all parties conPorn
f'ti When iv?ol?ln?. ? -u
j . ? ? ? ?vif iuaniug a Ullilll^P O?
address, either mall it directly to
the Selective Service Office, Kings
Mountain, N. C., or come by the or!
\ fiee in the City Hall and authorize
'.'tile change. In some cases the change,
of nddrf bt-eti given to
| members of the Board on the
streets, at their places of business
( and at tlicir homes. Please do not
j worry the Members of the Board at
their places of business and homes
with your troubles but bring them
to the office. The office hours are
S:3fl a. m. until 4:30 p. m with lunch
r hour 12 to 1 o'clock. We would also
like to stress the necessity of flh(
ing out properly your'questionnaires
( and returning them promptly to the
office. You are given five days after
the date of mailing to return this
questionnaire. Failure to do this la
; an act punishable by flue and 1m;
prlaonment. Please comply with
these rules and save TIME, TROUBLE.
WOORY AND EM BARK AS 8[
Signed: Mary K. Mathts, Clerk.
k Local Board No.2, Cleveland County
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By WILL ROGERS
| HE Worst Joke I heard today
A was told in England by one I
i - of the natives. It is a little illustration
of English tact. A lady
i was engaging a new Butler, and
she impressed on each applicant
the importance of tact
"The great question is, have you
tact? It needs great tact to hauI
I die my house. We have all hinds
"Lady, I am noted for my teet,"
replied the applicant.
"Wall, will you givs me any illustration
of some of your tact?" .
1 "Well, Madam, in my last place
I was among various duties supposed
to clean the nlchleware on
the bathroom faucets. One day on
entering a bathroom, there, right
before my very eyes, was a Ladystanding
just ready to enter the
, tub, what did I do, Ms'sm? I
Just ssid, 1 beg your pardon, Sir,and
American Neva Feetnma Ine.
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/^ The l-Jotts" ("lull Annual Kootbnl
Banquet honoring the Kings Moun
i.tain IJigh School Koolhnll Squat1
was held Tuesday. March . in thi
I Woipan's Club building, with Couet
Ua> Wolfe, Head poach of the TJul
versity of North Carolina, us -hie
^^nlotss. distinguished iti North Car
ollna Collegiate Foot Hill. present
Kiont the Culvcrslty >f N C. Concl
\Vofe and Alumni secretary Sand
crs. from Appalachian State Teach
crs. Coaches Watkius and Feathers
from Hctroii-Ithyiu College, Coaches
Shores and Stasavich; from 'Hoi
hiont Abbey. Ciiitcb Wheeler an.
North State Official Brcelaud.
James Dickey and James (Jihsoi
were presented special awards b;
the Dions Club In recognition o
their being chosen otj the All-Con
fereiice team selected liy the Coach
es of jilt- Western North Caroline
! High School COhf' riJiee The l.ioih
plan to make the awarding. Of tro
(ihies to any.Kings Mountain iiigl
Scliool player who is selected on the
AU-Confercnce teain a permanent
project of their club.
The program for the event be gar
-with a welcome to the guests ahf
visitors, by Lion President H. Ton
Fulton, llr. Sprinkle. Jr., fol
lowed with a review of til-' high
lights of the past football season Ir
Kings Mountain and introduced
Head Coach Cline Farthing who
Rave the letters and stars to mora
Iters of the squad, who wore oligiblt
to receive them.
Coach Beattie Feathers, former
Ail-American at the University o
Tennessee and now Coach at Appa
lachian State Teachers College, pit
sented the AiKlonforence trophies
to Dickey and Gibsou.
C: F. ThomasfiOtt then recognized
and introduced the out-of-town
guests afier which C. D. Bluutoi
presented Alumni Secretary Sanders
of the University of N. C. who inirt
duced Hay Wolfe. .
Coach Wolfe in his remarks tried
i to impress those whesent. that it
j order to be a successful athleEi
I one must be a Rood student. Tilt
I really good athlete must be able t(
think and if be can ,think, and wi!
i apply himself lie will also be a Root"
student. He then gave a summarj
of his activity at North Carolina
during the past three years foliowec
by a Technicolor Film of the IP ft
t Carolina-Duke Footlmll game. This
proved an extremely interesting fet
ture with Coach Wolfe giving fi run
ning explanation of the situations n;
they camo up and at times re-run
nlng scenes in order tliat all present
would understand tlie points he was
trying to get across.
The Lions and Lionesses had as
their guests, iu addition to the foot
hall squad, the members of th<
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Basketball squad and many loca
sports-minded citizens, setting a
new high in attendance for the an
Still Time To Join
State Guard '
First Lieutenant. Harry H. Bohel
er, of the Cleveland County Uuil
of the State Guard announced thai
a few more applications will be re
oeived for enlistment. Mr. Boheloi
will be at the City Hall Friday nlghl
at 7:30 to Interview anyone interest
ed In joining the unit.
A meeting of the complete uni
will be held in Shelby at ihu Cour
House next Monday night at 7:3i
and Mr. Bohcler is very anxious t:
secure applications ' from King!
Mountain men so they may attenc
this meeting. Clerk of the Cour
Everett Houser of Shelby is Cuptalt
of the Clevelanl County Unit.
Jr. Woman's Club To
The Dixie Theatre will have a dot
ble feature program Thursday ant
Frldav. March 6 an A 7
"Victory," with Frederick March,
and, "Qolden Hoofs", with June Wi
thers, are the pictures to be shown
These pictures are being sponsored
by the Junior- Woman's Club, and
those desiring to see these picture)
are urged to purchase tickets fron
Junior clUb members.
Mr. A. O. Gantt, aged man, living
on Kings Mountain Bessemer City
highway is critically ill, suffering
from a heart attack. Members of hit
family have been called to his bed
side. Several members of Mr. Gantti
f-mlly live in Kings Mountain an(
have tho sympathy of their man]
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| Dr. Bozard
I; Dr. ..I. K. Iloxunl. IVnn of l.illio*
*' * idiiv College, Uuffnev, S. I'. spokrt <
11 I. I'oi. the Kiwnnis Club hint Thurx*
' riay night on the subject: "l'ropn'
ganda." "What must we believe?'
JWffirTonriictiiig .reports and confus*
' | invr tones. llefore the first World
" Wivr propaganda was Just a -word
s iu the dictionary, but today it ha*
1 become one of tin- greatest Ittirirn*
abuts of both business anil the
" .vorid affairs to de'crinlne what we
I think about things^
* 'The propagandist conditions the
inbul In his way of thyiking by sup*
' i pressing the truth on one hand and
Exaggerating it on the other,"
* ! "lb' also plays oil the emotions.
' j Tin iv are ilrree types of reception,
f first, "the in 1 ad that I relieves every*
' i thine,: second, the skeptical .mind
Mtiio't belieVes nothing, ami third, the,
1 | tolerant niiiid 'that uses balance
judgiio-nt. lu*- hitter considers t ho
source ai-.l' the possibility ot the 'in*
"With a tolerant mi nil," --aid l>r.
lln'/.iiril, "y.it.i may give .1 Just^ appeals
1 ti ol wtult \ou hcttr ami dead. l'.y
I n.-iiig a hit of ituagiwi lion yoti may
1 *:f; the truth 110111 tlie fiction, that
. tin- tiutii may make you free."
t "In K Uozzclle, Pastor of tlio
l;ifst Methodist Chuveh of (histoids
will in- tin- speaker for tin; regular
weeklv meeting, this evening at fl:;!0 . ..A
: iii the Woman's Club Etuildlhg. J. It.
,l>a s'i> will introduce Dr. Kozzello,.
who is an outstanding speaker.
j Early Breakfast Starts
, Boy Scout Fund Drive
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Thirty, two guests were present tit
' the 1): oe A. M. breakfast a( tha
1 Mountain View House yesterday
' morning. starting tlio campaign for
41 Hoy Scout' funds. Those present
' were enthusiastic about the Drive,
| and was raised In cash and
I. pledges yesterday. The tiuoUi for
! i Kings Mountain is $050. No mill seetitions
were report as yet, and tlioso
51 in charge of the drive are confident
, that tlie quota will he more, than
^Contests Friday Night
, Tlie Fulton Heading Contest ami
,! the llii.li School ,1) elaiti.i;ion C.otit
test will lie held on'Friday night at
. i 1 till) o'clock in the high school audi
, 1 lorluni. < ..
J Those taking part In the renting
t| contest . arc uetty Gee Noisier, sara
, .iK ntron and Martha Walker; and
j In the declamation contest "are Tal
madgc Frederick, l~ Ben Goforth. Jr.
' Harvey Laughter, and Eddie Smith.
A medal will be presented to the
* winner of each contest.
' The friends and patrons >f th?
11 school are cordially Invited to attend
* j P. T. A. To Meet
The Parent Teacher Association
of Central School will meet next
Tuesday evening at- 7:30 In the au*
ditorium according to Mrs. Haywood
1 E. Lynch, President. An Interesting
1 program Is being arranged and all
purents of children in Central
: School are' cordially invited. : 1:
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J ty James Preston
1 i,OpiniuMb c.xprcfc*oJ in This Column
Are iiut i?6bcu?urily trie View* of
7 nib Newspaper.)
Some ' of those who heard Sidney
Jlilliiuui using figures lo "prove 10
the House Judiciary Committee that
the defense industry strike uitua.
tion is AL.L. RIGHT wondered if he
1 know the following story:
A social-minded newspaper publisher
decided to have a statistical
study made of housing facilities in a
. large city to tee how living accoint
modations could be Improved. Ho
I wired a statistician outlining the
i study, offering $1,500 for the Job,
i and asking a telegraphed reply. The
statistician wired back:
"Offer accepted. What t do you
want the figures to prove?'
Those who recalled that story
I were not indicting all statisticians,
r nor accusing HlUman of iistortiug
; figures or of misint"nnlng the comi
Some of them remembered, at the
i same time, that ^Illlman is still
i drawing his salary as head of the
r Amalgamated Clothing Workers, and
(Cont'd on (Editorial - page)