Knot speak in
ViJUt Bishop Changes
■jjf a nd Cancels Ruth-
B Until Later Date
m!to a change in the time he was
g, i n Charlotte, Bishop James
Knnon, Jr.. of the Methodist
iLnnal church, will not speak in
county next Saturday. He
®leak i n this count y' however,
which will be announced
Was been definitely decided that
m Cannon will speak at Ruth-
WL. He will address his audi-
Eident, Mr. R. L. Arial, cash-
Bite political situation of the day.
mother Anti-Smith speaker, Mrs.
Etfd Caninitz, of Lake Lure, will
IV county November 1, 2 and
■|tlias n ot been decided just yet
"Hp s be will speak.
Hshop Cannon To
| Speak November 3
L o p James G. Cannon, Jr., of
Eofld, Va., a member of the
Hyjst college of Bishops, will be
Etherford county Saturday, No-
L 3, and will speak in Ruther-
Kon at 2:30 p. m., according to
H Charles Z. Flack, a member of
■ Anti-Smith executive committee.
Hjishop Cannon was scheduled to
Kk in the county Saturday, Oc-
Hr 27, but found it necessary to
Heel his engagement here.
i of Late Interest
■Ueaboro. Oct. 22, .(Special)
ft. E. E. Harrill was hostess to
ftnembers of the Home Demon
fttioo clubs Monday afternoon, at
ft borne from 2to 4 o'clock. The
fte was informally arranged with
■profusion of fall flowers, consist
■of marigolds and cosmos, which
■ugement proved very attractive.
Bong the number present were
Lames J. L. Culbreth, J. L. Wil-
H, Mart Wright, Ed Teddar, Ches-
m Meredith, E. A. Martin, Margaret
Birill, Misses Texas Harrill and
Bora Howard. Hostess served re
iThe ladies Missionary Society of
ft Baptist church met Tuesday af
poon. Subject: "Where our money
Ps," which was discussed in a most
ipful and interesting way by the
fen? members: Misses Cleo
OS) Carrie Harrill and Ella Pruett.
k Smith of Cliffside gave an in-
Ksting talk on Missions.
% Harrill was taken seriously
Sunday morning at the home of
Tfflcle, Mr. A. S. Harrill, later on
*as taken to the Rutherfordton
spital, where he remains critical-
His friends hope he will soon j
improving and be home again,
to- and Mrs. Hardin Lee who have
fa living on No. 20 highway in the
ftin house have moved to the
®galow of Mr. R. P. Coffield's.
Nash Fite who has been seriously!
fr°m an operation at the Ruth- j
lor d Hospital is much improved and !
and Mrs. Orell Wright have j
" e to house-keeping and are living
toe Pruett Bungalow on Henriet
W. J. Davis, who was famil-
known here as Miss Mallie Car-
Hendersonville was a visitor
Mrs. E. A. Martin during the
Polly Martin who is teaching
|^ e rokee Falls, spent a few days '
j the past week.
, were among the guests with
r fi nd Mrs. Sidney Padgett during
J* 6 * 8 Pauline and Lorene Cul
i. are visiting their relatives at
e a t the home of Mr. Charles
and Mrs. Sidney Padgett who
i». en on a visit to their relatives
c °lnton have returned to their
P* Hardin of Forest City
, a guest with Mr. and Mrs.
for the past week.
' Mrs. Percy Pegram, also
FOREST CR ;Y COURIER
FOREST CITY--ONE OF THE TEN BEST PLANNED AND MOST BEAUT J CITIES IN THE U. S. A." U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICTLTURE SURVEY
PUBLISHED IN THE INTEREST OF I 1 1 5T CITY AND RUTHERFORD COUNTY
FOREST CITY, NORTH CAROLI 3 £ HURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1928 — _
I "Bossy" Behind Bars
"Bossy" Gillis, the ''bad boy 4 '
mayor of NewburypOft, Mass., has
been sentenced for two months for
operating a gasoline station without
a license. He is at Salem Jail.
; SPEAKERS FOR
THE NEXT WEEK
Chairman C. O. Ridings An
! With election day less than two
, weeks away, Mr. C. O. Ridings,
Chairman of the Democratic Execu
tive committee, and his faithful co
-workers are making every effort to
keep Rutherford county in the Dem
ocratic column and turn up a great
majority for the party that has meant
so much to the county and state from
1868 to the present day. A number
of speakers will be in the county and
will speak at various places during
the time between now and election
The following speaking engage
ments are announced by Mr. Ridings
•for this and part of next week:
Thursday, October 25, 7:30 p. m.
j Mt. .-Vernon school. Speakers, Attor
ineys S. P. Dunnagan and C. O. Rid-!
Friday, October 26, 7:30 p. m.
: Mount Pleasant school. Speakers, at
torneys S. P. Dunnagan and C. O.
Saturday, October 27, 7:30 p. m.
; Sunshine. Speakers, attorneys C. O.
Ridings and S. P. Dunnagan.
Monday, October 29, 7:30 p. m.
i Union Mills. Speaker to be supplied.
Tuesday, October 30, 7:30 p. m.
I Chimney Rock. Speaker to be sup
Wednesday, October 31, 7:30 p.
m. Harris school building. Speaker
to be supplied.
Friday, October 26, 7:30 p. m.
Cliffside Hall, Cliffside. Speaker,
Hon. John H. Folger of Mt. Airy.
To Meet Candler
i Forest City's Golden Tornado will
play Coach "Pete" Moss' team on the
home lot Friday afternoon at 4
o'clock. This will be another close
game. Forest City has played six
games this season winning four and
tieing two. Coach (Babe) Seitz is
drilling the boys hard for this game.
Forest City defeated Candler last
year. Come out and see what kind of
a team our local boy has to show us.
The boys need your support.
To Hold Bazaar j
The young peoples' Missionary so- 1
ciety of v the Methodist church, will
hold their annual bazaar on Novem
ber 1, 2, 3, in the Carroll-Byers
building next door to Horn's Cash •
Store. There will be a nice assortment
of cakes, pies, candies, oysters and i
sandwiches . and many other things
Don't forget to patronize these
young people on Thursday, Friday
and Saturday, November 1-2-3.
Miss Blanche McDaniel, of Shelby,
were among the visitors with Mr. Amd
Mrs. A. S. Harrill during the past
Misses Mildred Rogers, Esther Tel
ton and Maud Wright were pleasant
visitors at the home of Miss Myrtle
Nesbitt at Spartanburg the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Payne, also
Miss Laura Baber were visitors at the ;
home of Mrs. Ira Phillips of Caroleen
daring the past week.
; FIRES ON OFFICER
, GARRET EDWARDS
Traffic Officer Has Narrow
Escape As Bullet Goes
I -- ■ •
j Traffic officer Garret Edwards
, had a narrow escape from death last
j Thursday night when a bullet fired
i by a ftian whom her was pursuing pass
i ed through the shoulder of his coat,
j missing his shoulder only by the nar
According to reports Mr. Edwards
.was chasing three men in a car, near
| Ellenboro, and after shooting down
i the tires, drove alongside the car to
make arrests. As he stepped on the
running-board one of the occupants
fired at him, the bullet piercing the
shoulder of his coat. After firing the
three men leaped from the car and
Mr. Edwards at once telephoned
Forest City and Henrietta. One of
the men, Garret Hames, of near Hen
rietta. had been recognized. A short
time later Hames was arrested by po
liceman Robertson, of Henrietta.
Hames was given a trial in record
er's court Tuesday and was allowed
his liberty by paying a fine of $l2B
and agreeing to leave the state five
The second member of the trio sur
rendered to officers this week and
was lodged in jail. He will be tried
at an early date. The third member
is still at large, but it is expected
that his arrest will be made soon.
- ; 5 reported that the car in which
the three men were riding carried
three five gallon jugs and a one gal
lon jug of whiskey.
Baptists Plan To
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 23.—Armistice
Day, Sunday, November 11, has been
designated as Baptist honor day at
which time Southern Baptists will be
asked to contribute to the church
$953,000 to make good the reported
shortage of Clinton S. Carnes former
treasurer of the denomination's
home mission board, it has been an
nounced by the promotional commit
tee of the Southern Baptist conven
Wants Old Clothes
The Welfare department of the
Woman's Club is honoring several
calls for clothes for boys. Please let
every housekeeper look over what
they can dispose of now and send to
Mrs. Geo. R. Gillespie, chairman. Do
not send soiled clothes. If you have
any clothes, shoes, underwear or caps,
please send them at once as these are
badly needed for some children to
wear to school.
BOILING SPRINGS TO
PLAY OAK RIDGE SATURDAY j
On Saturday, October 27, begin
ning at 3:30, the Boiling Springs Jun
ior college football team will play
the Oak Ridge prep school team at
Shelby. This is the only college game
in this section this season. Charles
Hemphill, a Forest City boy, will be
in the Boiling Springs line-up.
If all the charges that has been
made in this campaign in regard to
both candidates were laid end to end
it would take 'em over two hours to
pass a given point.
If all the denials were heaped in a
pile an aviator couldn't fly over
them. It is a funny thing about a
denial. It takes twice as many words
to deny it as it did to make it.
While Smith was heaving charges
at him, Hoover just pulled down the
blinds and shut the windows and
started communing with Work.
Through close association with Cool
idge he has become practically
speechless. There is nothing gets
you quite so sore as to have some
body ignore you. A 1 is asking ques
tions but he is not even getting a
minority report on them.
A woman in Virginia sent out a
"* * - - vc».v v WV. .\ *«.«.. - v 1»" IW ....
Here is the Craf Zeppelin that is the present wonder of the world,
having come from Germany to Lakehurst, N. J., successfully despite
many hardships encountered on the way over. The passengers com
prised persons of several nations, including America. Insets show Dr.
Hugo Eckner, captain, and the one woman passenger, Lady Drum
Joint Meeting Kiwanis Clubs
To Be Held Here Thursday Night
| HON. J. F. BYRNES
1 ADDRESSES VOTERS
Congressman From Spartanburg
Urges Democrats to Stand
Ex-Congressman James F. Byrnes
iof Spartanburg spoke here Tuesday
' night, in the Cool Springs school au-
I ditorium on the issues of the national j
I • j
, Mr. Byrnes was introduced by C. J
•O. Ridings, chairman of the Ruther
ford county democratic committee.
Having spent such a length of time
as a congressman, Mr. Byrnes has a!
close insight into the affairs of the
nation. It was of this knowledge he
spoke Tuesday. night, stressing the
record of corruption in the republi
can party's administration. He prais
ed Governor Smith's record as gov
ernor of New York and declared thatj
such a jpian is needed now at the)
head of national affairs after eight (
years of republican misrule.
He urged his large audience to
vote the straight democratic ticket,
declaring that the nation should elect
! a democratic administration all the
.way down the line.
i ; I
! Dr. Adkin, of Denton,
To Locate In County'
| Ellenboro, Get. 22.—Dr. Adkin of
Denton, N. C., will arrive in Ellen
boro Tuesday to locate here for the
practice of medicine. He comes highly
recommended, having had about 25
years experience. We extend a wel- j
come to him and his family, and sin- 1
cerely hope their sojourn among us
will be both profitable and pleasant.
He has a large territory in the vi-
J cinity of Ellenboro and the country
j' There will be no preaching service J
at the Presbyterian church next Sun- \
day, October 28th, but there will be
preaching both morning and evening
on Sunday, November 4th, at 11 a,
m., and 7:30 p. m. The regular Sun
day school service will be held on
next Sunday morning at 10 o'clock.
scenario saying that the Catholics
wouldn't make good postmasters so
Herbert paid enough attention to her
to have a padlock put on her type
writer. Mr. Work promptly said that
he dident tell that Alabaman to pro
duce any pamphlet about Al's reli
gion. Work said he was "exceedingly
sorry" but dident say whether his
tears was caused by the insult to
Al's religion or the fact that the
story leaked out in northern papers.
So that's, the way things have
drifted along. Just from one scandal
to another. ' But as the candidate of
the Anti-Bunk Party I have just
| gone and have not only kept clear of
church but also of state matters. Our
whole appeal is to the broadminded
| element and I doubt if I receive even
I a hundred votes. -
I '* —WILL ROGERS.
[Gov. Tim Crews To Be Present
11 —Shelby and Rutherford
) I ton To Meet With For
est City Club
r I .
A joint meeting of the Shelby,
I Rutherfordton and Forest City Ki
jwanis clubs will be held in the Blan
;, ton banquet hall, at Forest City,
■ Thursday night, October 25, at seven
! Tim. W. Crews, Governor-elect, of
] Spartanburg, S. C., and Mrs. Crews
1 will be present as guests of the home
i club and are desirous of meeting a
full representation of the home and,
visiting clubs. Each club will be re
sponsible for fifteen minutes of the
program schedule, this time being fill
ed with songs, music, stunts or speak
ing, as each club may deem best. j
Member of all three Kiwanis clubs
are urged to bring their lady mem
bers and ample accommodation is as
sured for all. These three clubs rep
j resent the nearest neighbors of any
(group in the first division and their
' coming together should mean a great
1 community party. Every member of
each club is cordially urged to take !
advantage of this outing and is ask
ed to notify his club secretary as
early as possible the number of guests
he expects to have present. Each
i secretary is asked to notify M. W.
; Giles, Forest City, as to the number
jof guests from his club, not later
than Thursday noon. A great get-to
gether meeting, "Kiwanians, Let's
Hand Injured In
| Spindale, Oct. 22.—Mr. Sam Up
. ton, an employee of the Spencer
Mills cardroom, sustained severe in- i
juries to his hand Wednesday when j
it was caught in a carding machine .
while he was at work. First aid was i
j rendered at the mill and he was taken
!to the hospital a short time after-1
j wards where he underwent treatment
j for his injuries for a few days. At
! latest reports the injured member is
AUCTION SALE OF CITY
The National Sales Company, of
Asheville, will conduct an auction .
sale of seven fine homes in Forest j
City on Ssfturday afternoon from one |
to four o'clock.
These beautiful homes are located
in different parts of Forest City and
will be sold at auction to the highest
bidder. These seven homes are the
Hope Harrill house, west side of Car
olina Avenue; W. R. Harrill house,
west side of Carolina Avenue; L. D.
Pittman hduse, west side of. Carolina |
avenue; W. G. Young house, west
side of Magnolia street; H. Clay Har
rill and Furman B. Nance houses on
Arlington Avenue and the L. B.
Padgett house on Reed Street.
All of these homes are open for i
inspection and all interested parties ]
are invited to inspect them before
the sale. A band concert will be a j
feature of this sale, and a number
of free prizes will be given away.
Full details are given elsewhere
in an ad in this week's issue of The
SI.OO Per Year in Advance
MR. W. L HORN
i RECEIVES PLANS FOR
! Expects To Build Handsome
New Structure Adjoining
His Property on Main
; Mr. W. L. Horn has received com
! plete plans for his proposed new
[theatre and informs The Courier that
soon as a lot of preliminary works
jis disposed of, he will begin the erec
jtion of a handsome new theatre build
ing adjoining his property on Main
street, opposite The Courier office?"
Mr. C. K. Howell, noted architect
of Atlanta, Ga., was here last week
end and left complete sets of plans
with Mr. Horn, outlining in full de
tail every item in the building of one
of the handsomest theatre buildings
lin the state. The elaborate set con
t tains thirteen large sheets of blue
prints and sixty-seven sheets of spec
ifications for the contractor. The pro
posed new theatre is to have a front
t age of sixty feet on Main street, two
stories high, and of the handsome
new material known as "Nu Brik."
|Two storerooms and a handsome ar
cade compose the entrance, while the
r ' j theatre proper will extend eastward,
covering a large area. The plans call
" j for every modern convenience, with.
•j an elaborate equipment throughout.
1 j Elegant waiting rooms, luxuriously
:fitted, modern heating and ventilating
I .systems, acoustics of the very highest
j jtype and wired for sound. The wir
; ing and acoustics are planned with
II the idea of installing the Vitaphoae
IJ or any other modern amusement de
. vice which may be desired.
■ The theatre will seat over 1,000
• and is to be bowl shaped, making it
possible for every patron to see the
j stage or screen, from every seat,
. from the same angle and also making
it possible for a small child to see
j clearly, even with a tall person sit
ting in front of him.
r The stage is to be twenty-one feet
• deep, with an orchestra pit large
■ enough to accommodate a fifteea
■ piece orchestra.
> • Mr. Horn is a staunch believer in
• Forest City and its future and says
> he is going to spare no expense in
> the erection of his new theatre, mak
i; ing it, when completed, one of the
. finest in this section of the state. He
• says the actual work of construction
•, will begin as soon as he disposes of
•, the mass of detail necessary to the
5 ( beginning of a building of this mag
! Mr. T. R. Padgett informs The
j Courier that he will build a hand
i some business house on his lot ad
i joining Mr. Horn, but may delay
(work on this project until the spring.
R. G. Cherry To
Rutherfordton, Oct. 23.—State
j Commander R. G. Cherry, of Gas
tonia, of the North Carolina depart
ment of the American Legion, will
deliver the principal address at the
annual banquet of the Fred Williams
Post No. 75, American Legion here
ion November 10.
There will be several Anti-Smith
speeches in Rutherford County dur
ing the next few days.
I On Thursday night, October 25th,
Col. J. Q. Nolan, of Georgia, will
speak at Cliffside.
Friday night, October 26th, Dr. W.
Earl Hotalefi of Washington, D. C.,
will speak in the theatre at Henriet
Saturday night, October 27th, Col.
Nolan will speak at Sunshine at 2:30
p. m. and at the School House. Bos
tic, at 8:00 p. m.
Dr. Hotalen will speak at Ellenbo
ro Saturday night, October 27tfc, at
8:00 p. m.
On Monday night, October 29th,
• Dr. Hotalen will speak at Rutherford
ton and the High School Auditorium,
Forest City, on Tuesday night.
Col. Nolan will speak at Harris
Station on Monday night, October
29th, and at Union Mills on Tuesday
night. Col. Nolan will speak Wednes
dav T"?ht, October 31st, at Shiloh.
- Both Speakers are life-long Dem
ocrats and Tery able orators.