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Imnadlata Trading Atta 15.000 ;
(1945 Hatioa Board figure* )
VOX. SO NO. 29
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Local Citizens Keep
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X-Ray Machine Busy
AT UOXS CONVENTION
E. E. Marlowe aitd Harold i'lonk
are in New York this week, where,
they are attending the annual in
ternational convention of Lions
Clubs. , * .
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FOX HERE SUNDAY
?Rev. E. W. Fox, former pastor,
will deliver the sermon at the 11 j
o'clock hour Sunday at Central
Methodist <?hurch. Rev. J. H.
Brendall, jr., pastor, Is on vaca
Cily Engineer J. S. Evans, Jr.
and his family have moved into
(he apartment at 314 E. King
street, Which is owned by B. S.
Peeler. Mr. and Mrs. Evans and '
their children moved here Wed
Officers and directors at the
Mountaineer Club, Inc., arte sche-i
?duled to meet in the office of At
torney Faison Barnes Monday
night at 8 p. m. All directors are
urged to make plan# to attend the
The City of Kings Mountain will
advertise property for sale for
delinquent 1948 tax bills begin
ning August 12, it was announc
ed ye*terday by S. A. C rouse, city
Clerk. Persons who have not paid .
their 1W8 taxes* are being urged
to Attend o the oatter at once to
avoid the additional expense in- j
volved, ' . , j
Members of the Kings Moun
tain Kiwanis club were to hear an
address by John R. Faison, of
Shellby, county farm security ad
ministrator, at the 'regular meet- I
ing Thursday night at 7 o'clock at
the Woman's Club. Mr. Faison
was to speak on the subject "D|g- .
. placed Persons," on a program ar
ranged by B. N. Barnes. During the
latter part of the war, Mr. Fafson I
served as superintendent of a dis
placed persons camp in Europe.
Set Foi Friday
Funeral services will.be held Fri
day at 3 otlock at Befthlehem Bap- 1
dst church for Mrs. Mary Delia Pat
terson^ 66, native of Cleveland coun
ty who died at her home on route
2 Wednes?dky night around 11 o-'
olock of a heart attack.
Rev. T. W. Fogieman, pastor, will
Officiate, assisted by Rev. W. G.
Camp. The body will lie In state!
for one hour prior to the service, j
Burial will be in the church ceme- j
She had been in HI health for s?v
eral years. v
Widow of the late William Sims j
Patterson, she was a daughter of ,
the late Sara'h Ann and .William A.,
Md>anlel. She was a member of j
Bethlehem Baptist church.
Survivors Include one ton, El
dred Patterson, 'of Kings Moun
tain, one daughter, Mrs. J. C, Car
roll, of Kings Mountain, a brother,
J. P. McDanlel, of Grover, a sister
Mrs. Essie . Mas Whlttington, of
KlngS Mountain, and five grand
children. .t , 7
Black Sex Face Waco
Here Saturday Night
The 'fcfi Mouataia ' Black
BtadUaa Sotarday nifht la ?
?fiaip Ma| aponaorad fry the Kl
WBM elnb, Coma (ttM U I p.
If there is one sec&ion of Cleveland !
county taking advantage of the pro j
tective benefits of the T-B X-Ray
machine. given the county through!
the cooperative efforts of Shelby j
and Kings Mountain Jayvees and
generosity of business and Indus
trial firms, it is Kings Mountain.
Mrs. Jack Raymer, county health
department nurse, said Thursday
morning, "We. get a better response
In Kings Mountain than in any oth
'er part of the county."
Evidence was apparent, with thei
X-Ray machine doing a rushing
business Thursday morning.
' Mrs. Raymer said that .ITS per
sons had received free X-Rays on
Monday and 165 on Wednesday. On
Tuesday, only 17 pictures were made
due toa mechanical difficulty. Daily
average in Kings Mountain has
been between 150 and 200, since the
machine went itno operation.
Prime use ofthe X-Ray machine
is the jJrevention of Tuberculosis toy
ferreting out suspected cases be
fore the germs have a chance to
take full control. However, other
chest diseases and ailments are al
so frequently revealed by the pictu
Operating the machine here this
week were Mrs. Raymer and Mrs.
B. M. Jarred, executive secretary of
the Cleveland County Tuberculosis
association. Mrs. Grler, of Shelby,
Is a volunteer worker who has been
assisting in filling out name cards.
Mrs, Raymer said that the ma
chine win visit large industrial
plants In the fall.
She also issued wonls of praise
to Hunter Allen, city electrician, for
Ms cooperation in helping set up
the X-Ray machine, and a request to
the ladies. "If possible." she said,
"ladles coming for X-ray pictures
should wear dresses without but
tons or zippers on the front."
For Messenger Bids ?
?Notice appearing on the postof
fice bulletin board is inviting bids
for the job of mail messenger.
Deadline for filing bids Is Satur
day at 1 o'clock.
According to the notice, persons
interested in the poskion are re
quired to "file bids on special forms
obtainable $rom the postmaster, and
they are to be addressed "Proposal
for Mall Messenger," with the name
of the bidder on the outside.
The bidder will be required to
furnish his own truck, enclosed for
protection of mail matter, and to
carry all ma-il to and from dispat
According to Postmaster W. E.
Blakely, the contract is let on the
basis of lowest bid. The sealed pro
posals are forwarded to the Postof
fice Department, In Washington,
Several bids for the position have
already been filed, Mr. Blakely said.
Miss Pearl Little
Premiere presentation of "Roan
oke", composition by Miss Pearl
Little, of Hickory, -will be played at
Manteo Saturday night during a'
performance of 'The lost Colony."
Mias Little, a former teacher of
music, is well-known in Kings
Mountain. She wrote the composi
tion after visiting Manteo and see
ing the Paul Oreen pageant last
On Postoffioe Jobs
it Otto B. Payne has been named
temporary substttut* olerk at ?he
(Lings Mountain postoffioe ?nd Jiles
Cornwell has been named tempor
ary charman, It was announced by
W. E. Blakely, postmaster. ' . , <
Mr. Blakely sald he expected civ
il service e*aminaftkms t p ta#'.JWl4.
soon for the portions of custodian
and for substitute clerk -carrier,
Mr. Cornwell is a former tempor
ary employe of the postoffioe, hav
ing filler; the cusfod tan's position
while Tate# Gordon was in ths arm.
ed force*. L"
U a picture of Joy with his gift from the American Junior Red
Crow. Other millions of children now receive adequate clothing
Only through U-N.'s International Children's Emergency Fund.
Legion Post To. Discuss Building.'
-At Special Meeting Friday Night
Deadline July 31
Penalty of five percent lor late
purchase ol privilege licensee will
apply, beginning August 1.
Remainder of the deadline (or
purchase of llcenaes without pen
alty was made yesterday by 9.
A. Grouse, city clerk and Ueasur
Mr. Crou^j pointed out ';hat,
beginning Auguat 1. the penalty
for delinquent payment is five j
percent per month up to a maxi
mum penalty of 20 percent.
. Mr. Crouse ?=id a "good por
tion" of local ^-tslness firms have
already pArc..~.jd their license.-..
Woodmen To Give i
Camp 15, Woodmen of the Wortd,
will sponsor a public square dance
at the high schoql gymnasium Sat
urday night, beginning at 8 o'clock.
Admission to the dance will be
60 cents, Including federal tax, and
a large crowd is expected to attend.
"We will have a good band on
hand,", a spokesman for the organi
Connty Tax Rate
To Drop Slightly
Kings Mountain school district
residents will pay county taxes
on the basis of S1.25 per SIM val- j
i u at ion. according to the tentative
budget and tax rate set by the
county boatd of commissioners in
special session last week.
The tax rate represents a de
cline of seven cents from
last year's levy for general pur
poses. The SI -25 includes SI .02 for
general purposes, plus 23 cents
for the Kings Mountain school
district. Three cents Is for debt
Plans for building a Memorial
Building will be discussed at a ape
cial called meeting of Otis D. Green
Post 155, American Legion, to be
field at City Hall Friday night at
Announcement of the ' meeting
went to post members ? this week
from Adjutant David J. Delevie, and
.4 (UU attendance is being urged by
members of the building committee.
? ?Hal W?rd, coftwwl?t& chairman,
said blueprints' and complete specj.
flcations have been received from
the architect and ate now in the
hanxfti of contractors for estimates.
He said the committee hoped to be
able to present the plans at Friday
Effort will be made at the meet'
ing to ascertain amount of funds oh
tainable from the Lojion post and
membership, as the first step to
ward fruition of plans for building
the Legion Memorial .Mr. Ward
Start August 15
Coach Everette Carlton Announc
ed plana for pre-jjeason training for
Kings Mountain high school foot
ball team candidates this week,
with the* drill sessions to begin on ?
"Candidates for the team are urg- ;
ed to make plans now to be ready
to start full-swing on Monday Au
gust 15th. That's over three, weeks
away and plenty of time to plan to
be available for every training pe
riod," Coach Carlton said.
Present plans call for uniform and i
equipment issue at the gymnasium j
on the morning of August 15. Train
ing program for the week will in-;
elude two drill periods daily.
The leading candidates for the
team ate scheduled to Journey to
Brevard College for the second week
of drills. Plans have been made to
leave Kings' Mountain on August
21 and return tfce following Friday.
Some 3$ player*, are scheduled tp
make the trip, Wing sporawred by 1
The MotUftaineer Club, Inc.
Human tUgfa* ^ntmUihg^^^^j^gqin
Nations CmwWm to fanutn Itlfbt*
its Mtk imiIh ?t Lake Bmcm, ImU a*
Mm caeetinr* UK to rifhi: Dr. CbMtev
rtew; Fwf. Kta* Cwn, <rf Fimm; ?? <1,
ulrauw. TIm Omwitston b*iu draft sg
to'llnpi'fnent th? i:nlv?T**l Ortlira'i-n
Mt year 1* Parte by Vb? GtoiNtJUWtiaMjr.
West School Addition
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Bids A re Advertised
In Iredell County
Robert Howell, who escaped
from Ashe county prison camp
Sunday night, was re captprtd
near Statesville about 3 o'clock
Wednesday afternoon. Cleveland
County Sheriff H. A. Logan, Jr..
Howell, serving a five-year term
for second degree murder in the
Shady Rest shooting of Betty
Smith last August was apprehen
ded along with Homer Johnson,
convicted murderer from Wilkes
county, with whom he escaped
from the Ashe county camp.
Both Howell and Johnson had
been rated "AA" prisoners, and
Howell was serving as u camp
Howell wv>'jld have been eligible
for parole in another year, it was
Sheriff Logan said he did not
have full details 'of the capture
of the two escaped prisoners, and
efforts by the Herald to contact
Sheriff W. D. Morrison of Iredell
county were unsuccessful.
To Be Auctioned
The city .school board will soil at
auction on Saturday jhe eight-room,
two-story frame dwelling on Wat
lerson street adjoining West school.
The house, known as the J. R.
Cline house, was offered for .sale
onoe previously, but the bid was re
fused by the school board as insuf
Under the terms of the sale, the
purchaser will be required to re
'move the building by August IS.
The school board expects to use
the lot now occupied by the house
to expand the West school play
The auction -,vlll begin at 10
For Girl ScouS Camp
Vacancies still ex'st for Girl
Scouts and non ScoutR at Camp Ro
tary In Gaston county and girls' In
terested in attending may still reg
ister for the last two sessions. It
was announced today.
The camp season ends August 14
and two more sessions wihl be con
ducted before then ? from August
1 through 7 and August '8 through
14. To register for any of these re
maining sessions girls should write
Miss Fannie FundcrbUrke, Camp Ro
tary, Gastonfa, route 1.
Campers are engaging In such ac
tivities as primitive camping, hikes,
mountain climbing, overnight trips,
?ars, crafts and swimming
To Faculty Posts
ElecMon of four teachers to posi
tions In the city school -system by
the school board was announced
this week by B. N. Barnes, superin
tendent of schools.
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They include: Mi*. Dan M. Fing
er, eighth grade: Mrs. C. F. Thom
asson. Jr., grammar grades; Mrs.
Grady Howard, high school commer
cial teacher: and Mrs. Ruby White
Putnam, at Waco, third grade.
According to present planis, city
schools will open for the 1949,**)
term on September 1, Mr. Barnea
Invited To Bid
On School Job
Tile till}' school board Is advtTbt
lng' fhis week" for bids for renova
tions and additions to West ele
' men tary .school.
According to advertisement pub
lished in today's edition of the Her- ?
aid. the bi-ls will be opened at the
office of B. N. Barnes, superintend
ent of schools, or. August 2.
The school board seeks bids for
furnishing all materials, labor, tools
and appliances called for by the
plans and specifications and will
receive separate bids for generat
contract, plum'bing, hearing and e
I lectrical contracts.
Plans, specifications and contract
documents are open to public in
spection at the office of Mr. Barnes
or may be otKalned from V. W.
Breeze and Associates, architect*
! and engineers, of Shelby.
Hie board requires a deposit of
i $25 for each set of plans obtained
> by bidders, and will also require
posting of performance bonds. It la
stipulated that no bid may be with
drawn for a period- of 15 days after
receipt of bids, and the school
board reserves the right to reject all
Plans for the addition to West
school call for addition of two class
rooms to the from of the building, a
ndw entrance lobby, h first aid
room, office and music rojm. The
> building is al?p to be competely re
decorated throughout. ,
The board does not antlci^.i.e, Mr.
Barnes said, compietion'ol (. e work
by The tupe -school is scneduled to
open. However, he added,- die aic.n
tk'Ois have made arrangements f.jr
the new conetruction to bo com
pletely blocked off irom the present
building td preclude interference
from building activities and noi.v;,
Two Are Attending
Brevard Music Camp
; TNvq Kings Mountain high scl-.'??l
sfudents are attending the anrn ?1
! summer Transylvania- Music
; Timothy Gladden, swn of Mr. an -4
; Mrs. John Gladden,, has been . i
wardc# a scholarship for the re
! tnaining period at camp to study
\ percussion instruments under War
ren Benson, nationally known mu
sician with the Detroit Symphony.
Barbara "Bobbie" Grantham, dau
ghter of Mr. .and Mrs. W. G. Gran
theam, is studying piano Under RJ
! bert Smith, native of Scotland and
now instructor of m*trlc at * the
public schools of Jacksonville, Fla.
Miss Grantham was chosen to play
one one of the student recitals held
during Federation Music Week,
which began Wednesday.
On Wednesday ndfht, Carroll
Glenn, violinist, presented a violin
recital, acoompanicd by the Trans
ylvania Symphony, ntvl on Friday
night, her husband Fhitjene List,
juung American pianist, is to pre
sent a piano recital, accompanied
by the Transylvania Concert Band.
SHOW HELD OVER
?Holiday on Ice, now playing a
week's engagement at Charlotte's
Memorial Stadium, has beetv held
over for a "Sunday night engage
menu according to telegram tram
Bob Allen, of the Queen Citv \th-.
.letic Club, deceived Thursday aft
Raleigh Rumoi: Dr. lacob Maianey
May Get Important A ppointment '
I Among t*he rumor* of forthcoming
' appointment* going the round* in
Raleigh currently 'it that Dr. Jacob
P. Mauney, King* Mountain veter
inarian, may be named to a high
post in the Agriculture Department,
the HeraM learned this week.
1 Dr. Mauney himself, declined to
comment on the matter, but it was
understood that L. Y. (Stag) \Bal
lentine, commlwiioner of agriculture
' might tender the King* Mountain
I man the post of state veterinarian.
I a position whkfti would place Dr.
; Mauney high in the department's
j administrative corps.
J A veteran o>f World War H,' Dr
Mauney h*s been ?practlcinf? his
profession here since his discharge
from the a#my. He was educated at
Ohio State university a ml holds a
major's commrbwlon In the army re?
Dr. Muun'ey was a supporter of W.
Kerr Scott in test spring's guberna
torial campaign, and a supporter of
; the rosd bonds in the special elec
tion held In* month. In addition, he
Is a friend of George Coble, alxth.
district highway commissioner, as
well as Mr. Ballentine. * '
Dr. Mauney is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. S. A. Mauney. ^ ^