VOL. X—No. 42.
DR. ZENO WALL BRINGING
GREAT MESSAGES TO THE
County Wide Baptist Revival Meeting With
Splendid Success —Dr. L. R. Scarborough
Arrives Today to Take Charge
The Wlall-Scarborough revival
which is being held in Forest City
began Sunday evening. Dr. Zeno
Wall, who will have charge of the
services until today (Thursday)
brought a stirring message to the
congregation on the need of a reviv
The singing Sunday evening was
in charge of Mr. Jordan, formerly
of Alexander, but now of George
town, Ky. During the song service
a quartet was rendered by Messrs.
J. J. Lattimore, Tom Lattimore, Mai
Spangler and Rush Hamrick, of Shel
At the opening of the devotional
period Dr. W. A. Ayers called on the
various delegations t? arise in order
to determine what churches were
present. This showed large delega
tions present from Cliffside, Avon
dale, Henrietta, Caroleen, Ellenboro,
Alexander, Bostic,- jSpindale and
# Florence, with a large number of
Forest City Methodists and Presby
terians present. All churches in town j
suspended services Sunday evening i
f for thg meeting.
Dr. presented Dr. Zeno
Wall, pastor of the Shelby Baptist
church, who spoke on "Heavenly De
In the opening of his address he
stressed the need of a great reviv
al and urged all to work and pray
toward that end. His text was taken
from Mark 11: 24. "Therefore I say
unto you, what things soever you de
sire, when ye pray, believe that ye
receive them, and ye shall have
them." He said that a Heavenly de
sire was unselfish and unusual, and
that, when for years, people kept
praying for loved ones who were lost
that that constituted an unusual de
At the close of his talk he request
ed all those who wanted to see an
old time revival to come to the front
and shake hands with the pastors
standing there. The response was
large and gratifying. Dr. Ayers then
requested that all present pause Mon
day for a word of prayer when the
noon whistles blew.
At the opening of Monday eve
ning's service Mr. Pontier of Balti
more, sang a solo during the song
service. Rev. C. C. Matheny, modera
tor of the Sandy Run Association,
told how for the past three years he
had wanted all the churches of the
association to combine in a great
revival. Rev. Snyder, cf Bessemer
City, a Moody Bible Institute student,
led the offertory prayer. After the
offertory Mr. Jordan, who will have
charge of the music until Mr. Reyn-
Aolds arrives, sang a solo.
At the opening of Dr. Wall's serm
on he urged thos£ present to tell
the sick of the meetings and to carry
the benefits of the meetings to those
who are unable to attend. His subject
for the evening was 'Heavenly Re
grets.' Dr. Wall named three of the
chiefest regrets, in his opinion, which
would face all on entering Heiven.
They were regret for not asking for
more of the benefits of Heaven; the j
regret of not asking more of the peo
ple on earth in the way of dedica
tion and consecration; and the regret
l of not having done more on earth for
the advancement of the Kingdom of
A large number of hands went up
in response to a question asked by
Dr. Ayers as to how many had stop
ped for a word of prayer when the
whistles blew Monday. He urged them
to repeat this Tuesday at noon.
Day services were held Tuesday
The services Tuesday night began
in the open air tabernacle, but at the
close of the song service the congre
gation was moved into the church on
account of the threatening storm- A
large number of people were present
when the services opened, and if
many had not left when the congre
gation was transferred to the church
FOREST CITY COURIER
Gene Tunney, present heavy
weight boxing title holder, will
meet Tom Heeney, title chal
lenger, of London, England, at
the Yankee stadium, New York,
tonight ( Thursday) for the
championship belt. Heeney has
been in the United States some
time preparing for the fight.
According to newspaper reports
both men are in tip-top condi
tion, but the same newspaper
reports slates Tunney as the
winner of tonight's bout. Radio
reports of the fight will be
broadcasted, beginning at 8
MRS. J. H. M'DANIEL
Funeral Service Held Saturday
Afternoon at Bethel Bap
Ellenboro, July 24. —Mrs. John
Hill McDaniel, age 59, died at her
"home Friday morning of a lingering
illness. She had been sick for about
three years, of an incurable disease.
She is survived by two brothers and
one sister; John Bailey of Bostic;
Ben of the Trinity community. She
was born and reared near Ellenboro,
and joinecl the Baptist church in ear
ly life. She was a member of Bethel
church, Ellenboro. She had two
adopted children, Nellie and Esther,
the latter having died some years
ago. Her only sister, Mrs. Broadus
Hamrick lives near Lattimore. The
funeral services were conducted by
her pastor, Rev. Z. D. Harrill, and
burial at Ellenboro Saturday evening.
The golden rule is a good one to
follow, but there are far too many
people who want to head the pro
The road hog often times gets
what is coming to him, but he never
gets butchered like the rest of the
the auditorium would have been fill
The services in the church began
by candle light, the electric power
having gone off. Mr. Jordan sang
a solo. The lights having come on
again, Dr. Wall read several verses
from the 126 th Psalm, selecting the
last verse as his text.
His subject for the evening was
'Working by Weeping.' main
thought of his sermon was the great
good done by weeping, and used as
an illustration an incident where the
tears of a mother brought a soldier
to accept Christ while he was in camp
in Louisiana during the World War.
Dr. Ayers then urged as ma..y as
can possibly do so to attend the morn
ing services, and stated that a del
egation of 150 or 200 people from
Shelby would attend the meeting
Wednesday night, showing the love
the members of Dr. Wall's church had
for him. He also spoke of the co-oper
ation of the various denominations in
Forest City and stated that the ush
ers of the Methodist church would
assist during the meeting.
Dr. L. R. Scarborough will arrive
today (Thursday) and will relieve
Dr. Zeno Wall. Dr. Scarborough will
be in charge of the services until
their conclusion August 5.
Prof. E. I. Reynolds will arrive to
day to take charge of the singing.
Acc6rding to a record kept by Rev.
C. C. Matheny representatives from
twenty-one churches and nineteen
ministers haye been present during
the first three evening services.
PUBLISHED IN THE INTEREST OF FOREST CITY AND RUTHERFORD COUNTY
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FOREST CITY, NORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, JULY 2«, 1928.
County-Wide Sunday School Convention Meets Here
*~BRITTAIN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
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The Rutherford Cojunty Sunday School Convention, an interdenom
inational association of Sunday schools, will meat at Brittain Presbyterian
church, eight miles northeast of Rutherfordton, August 11-12, in annual
Rutherfordton - Spindale De
partment to Serve Schools
in Five Townships
Rutherfordton. July 24.—Central
High school will add a vocational ag
ricultural department this year, ac
cording to Prof. Clyde A. Erwin. The
teacher for this department has not
been selected yet, but Capt. B. L.
Smith, superintendent of the school
system, expects to have a teaeher em
ployed in a short time.'
Central High school will take stu-
dents for this department from parts |
of the Oakland and • Shiloh districts,
Green Hill, Gilkey, Union Mills,
Rutherfordton, Spindale and Ruth.
This represents schools in five of the
county's fourteen townships, Camp
Creek, Gilkey, Green Hill, Ruther
fordton and Union, making this
among one of the largest fields serv
ed by a department of vocational ag
riculture in the state.
Five-eighths of the expense of j
maintaining this Dept. will come I
from state and federal funds, while i
the remaining three-eights will be
drawn from the local districts.
SELECTS HISTORY COMMITTEE j
Rutherfordton, July 23.—At a
meeting of the Rutherfordton Ki
wanis Club held here Thursday eve
ning at the Isothermal Hotel the
proposition of marking Rutherford
county's historic spots was present
ed to the club by County Historian
Clarence Griffin. A committee con
sisting of Messrs. O. C. Erwin, H.
L. Carpenter and J. L. Taylor was
appointed to work with committees
previously selected by the Forest City
Kiwanis Club and the Rutherford
County Club to consider the matter
of erectirfg markers at three or four
points in the county.
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REV. C. C. MATHENY
Rev. C. C. Matheny, moderator of
the Sandy Run Baptist Association,
who is assisting with the county-wide
Baptist Revival, which is being held
on the grounds of the First Baptist
YOUNG TAR HEEL
FARMERS TO CAMP
Cool Springs Boys to Leave
July 30 for White Lake
in Bladen County
The Cool Springs Chapter of
Young Tar Heel Farmers will leave
Monday, July 30, for a week's en
jcampment at White Lake in Bladen
i County. There wijl be seven other
chapters of the organization camping
there at the same time and the local
boys expect to have a royal good
time fishing, swimming, boating, and
doing all the recreational things that
have been planned by the founders
of the camp.
White Lake is one of the most
picturesque and unusual lakes in the
state. It is located in the long leaf
pine section and the trip takes the
boys from the mountains to the
coast. While the boys are at the camp
they expect to take two side tripe.
One to Wilmington tp visit the ocean
and the other to the Williard Ex
periment Station. The boys are go
ing in a school bus and will take diff-k
erent routes going down and coming
back in order to see as much of the
state as possible.
The camp site was given to the vo
cational agriculture students of the
state and it is equipped to care for
six or eight scho'ols at once. The boys
take their own provisions from home
and there is a central mess hall and
kitchen. The camp has a director and
recreational leader, and each chap
ter will be accompanied by the teach
er of agriculture from the school to
which they belong.
The boys from Cool Springs will
make one of the longest treks to the
camp made by any school in the
state. They are expected to travel
over 500 miles before their return.
The Cool Springs Chapter is one of
the most active in the state, and in
cludes in its membership one of the
seven ranking members in the ent're
organization. The chapter here was
one of the first in the state to sign
lup for the camp and the boys are
i looking forward to the trip . with
LENOIR VERSUS FOREST
CITY, TUESDAY, JULY 24
Forest City got revenge for the
7 to 4 licking received at Lenoir last
Friday by winning from that team
here Tuesday, 5 to 4, in one of the
fastest games of the season.
Lenoir scored in the first inning
while the locals were helpless. Forest
City scored a trio of runs in the sec
ond inning on a home run by Dick
Mclteithan with two men on base.
The locals again scored in the fifth
on a squeeze play.
Lenoir was held scoreless until the
sixth inning when they counted three
jruns while the locals were fielding
With the score four all in the
I eighth inning, "Slick" Harrill, hit one
-over the fence to break up a pitchers
'duel and to win the ball game.
Buff and Morehead led the hitting
for the locals with two hits apiece.
Score by innings:
Lenoir 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 o—4
Forest C. _0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 o—s
Batteries: Lenoir; Bumgartner and
Hodges, Forest City, Brannon and
Harrill. Umpire; Frye.
SUNDAY SCHOOLS OF
COUNTY TO MEET AT
Convention Convenes Saturday Nijht, Augu.t
11 and Adjourns Sunday Night—Promi
nent Speakers Will be Present
JOINT MEETING OF
KIWANIS CLUBS TONIGHT
A joint meeting of the Ruth
erfordton and Forest City Ki
wanis Clubs will be held tonight
(Thursday) at the Isothermal
Hotel, Rutherfordton. The
members of the Forest City
club will be guests of the Ruth
erfordton club. Rev. G. R. Gil
lespie, will be in charge of the
Mfr. George Stahl will install
a radio in the club room and
after the meeting is over the
Tunney-Heeney fight results
will be received.
MRS. J. Z. LONG
Funeral Services Conducted at
Golden Valley Friday
Other News of Golden
, Bostic, R-4, July 23.—The death
angel visited this community Thurs
j day at noon and claimed as a vic
tim Mrs. J. Z. Long. Mrs. Long had
| been in ill health for some time and i
death did not come as a surprise.
| Funeral services were held at Gol
den Valley Methodist church Friday
at 3 o'clock. Rev. Joe Martin conduct
ed the funeral service.
! Mrs. Long is survived by several
brothers and sisters, a husband and
seven children and one grandchild.
She was thirty-six years of age.
The revival meeting will begin at
Golden Valley Methodist church the
second Sunday in August.
i Mr. Bedford Beaty and family
spent the week end here with home
Those visiting Mr. and Mrs. Claude
: Melton Sunday were Rev. K. N.
Snipes, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Melton and
(daughters, Misses Nannie and Mary
i Melton, Mr. and Mrs. Bedford Beaty,
'Mrs. J. D. Hopper and daughters,
, Misses Inez and Vonnie, Messrs. Fred
Melton. Pratt Turner, J. R. Turner
and Miss Eva Propes.
Mr. and Mrs. May Freeman, Mr.
and Mrs. Harrill Whitmire and
daughter, Mary Ruth, of Greenville,
|S. C., are spending sometime with
jMr. and Mrs. F. N. Freeman,
j Mrs. P. C. Hunt is very ill at this
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PROF. L E. REYNOLDS
Prof. I. E. Reynolds, who arrived to
-1 day to conduct the singing at the
Baptist Tabernacle here.
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SI.OO Per Year in Advaaoe
Rutherfordton, R-4, July 23.—The
Rutherford County Sunday School
Convention will be held at historic
old Brittain Presbyterian chuWlt, lo
cated eight miles northeast of Ruth
erfordton, on Saturday and Sunday,
August 11 and 12. This convention
will be held under the auspices of
the North Carolina Sunday School
Association, co-operating with the
Rutherford county Sunday School
Association. The county officers are,
president, Grover C. Harrill and sec
retary, Fred C. Kinzie.
The program for the two days
meeting, as announced today by the
secretary, will be as follows:
Saturday Night, August 11
B:oo—Devotional. Rev. W. L.
B:ls—Four-Square Sunday School
Leaders. Miss Flora Davis, acting
general superintendent North Caro
jlina Sunday School Association,
j 8:45-—Song. Record of Attend
! ance. v
B:ss—Piloting the Sunday School.
Miss Myra Batchelder, Spartanburg,
S. C., general superintendent of the
South Carolina Sunday School As
Sunday Morning, August 12
10:30—Devotional. Rev. R. T.
10:45—Reaching and holding the
young people. Miss Myra Batchelder.
11:45—Business period: Reports
of county and township officers; ap
pointment pf committees; record of
11:35 —Today's challenge to the
Sunday school. Miss Flora Davis.
12:10—Offering for support of
County and State Sunday School As
• 12 :25—Announcements.
Dinner at the church. Everybody
come and bring a basket.
Sunday Afternoon, August 12
2:oo—Devotional. Rev. T. C. Jord
| 2:ls—The child —The greatest re
| sponsibility of the home and Sunday
! school. Miss Flora Davis.
2:50 —The organized class at work.
Miss Myra Batchelder.
2 ;30—Questions and discussion.
Opportunity for the presentation and
discussion of special Sunday school
3:45 —Business period: Reports of
committees and election of officers;
place of next meeting; presentation
of attendance pennant.
Sunday Night, August 12
8:00 —Devotional. Rev. E. B: Jenk
8:15 —Through the Eye-Gate. Miss
| 8:45 —Song.
| 8:55 —Stories and Story-Telling.
Miss Flora Davis.
The county Sunday school conven
tion is an interdenominational meefe
j ing. Every Sunday school in the coutA
ty is urged to have representative
present at "every session of these
meetings. A pennant will be present
ed to the Sunday school having in the
convention the largest number of
representatives sixteen years of age
and over, according to the number
of miles traveled. The number of
representatives from each Sunday
school will be multiplied by the num
ber of miles from that church to the
convention church, and the one hav
ing the largest total will receive the
SPINDALE bank and
Spindale, July 24.—Work on the
bottom floor of the Spmdale office
building is progressing nicely. The
postoffice and bank quarters were
moved Monday from the front of the
office to the rear, allowing both a
large increase of space. Four hun
dred new post office boxes have been
installed. ' _ .