Rutherford County Offers Unequalled Opportunities To Manufacturers and Others VCL. XII— No. 50. DR. HAYMORE TO HOLD REVIVAL Outstanding Baptist Minister Will Conduct Month s Ser vice at First Baptist Church. p . , h. Haymore, of Georgia, v -;'*rconduct a revival meeting here F ; :'st Baptist church during the entire month of October. Dr. Haymore conducted a two weeks n 4ing in this church last year and s ". , va « voted by the members of the t h U rch to have him return next ronth. The sinking will be in charge ct - Mr Q. L. Frye. of Hickory, who •. now assisting Dr. Broughton in a «. r ies ct meetings at Rutherfordton Baptist church. Dr. nay more is one of the most able and successful evangelists in the South. For a number of years he was pastor of a church, but he received so many calls to conduct revival meetings, he gave up his church in order that he might devote all of his time to the evangelistical field. Dr. Haymore was at one time head of the evangelistical work of the Bap t:st state convention of Missouri. When Dr. Haymore returns to Fcrest City next month it will be the second time he has conducted meetings in this city and the eighth time that he has held revival meet- I ings in churches of which Dr. Ayeis was pastor. Another unusual feature ! is that Dr. Ayers conducted six re vival meetings in churches of Dr. Haymore's, before he gave up his church to enter this work. At present Dr. Haymore is con- I ducting a meeting in Missouri, where ;he is meeting with much success. There are seven states represented t in the meeting. GOV. A. H. HUNNICUTT VISITS KIWAN'S CLUB Prof. Allison H. Hunnic-utt, head of the schools in Hendersonville, and Governor of- the Carolinas District, was a visitor to the local Kiwanis Club Monday evening and the speak er of the occasion. Many ladies were present to greet the district gover nor and the attendance was good. The governor spoke on "Consti tution Week," and brought a mes sage of cheer and approbation to the local club, complimenting the local organization on the manner in which they had kept up their membership and work during the severe period of depression prevailing during the year. It is the fighting spirit main tained by the club and the people at large that has enabled Ruther ford county to withstand the diffi culties besetting them during the year, according to the speaker. fhe speaker was introduced by i Prof. Chas. C. Erwin, principal of + -h& local high school. A splendid nusical - program was furnished by Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Glickman and -liss Katherine Goggans. Among the visitors present were J. b. Jones, Mrs. R. L. Rein- Mt, Mrs. T. T. Long, Mrs. A. C. Duncan, Mrs. A. M. Glickman, Miss Katherine Goggans, Mrs. A. W. Hunnicutt and son, Wilson, Mr. Hunnicutt and Miss Louise Lattimore. Th? Kiwaniar.s are planning for teachers' night for the next weekly meeting, September 22. Florence mills buying local cotton F has been reported, according to Mr. W. W. Richbourg, cotton buyer c - Florence Mills, that the com- Was not buying any cotton on local market and he asks The j urier to correct the erroneous re l'nt. Richbourg says that Flor ae Mills is not only buying local !' • °n at the highest market price, t • !r i addition is paying for the •'•uiing to the mills of the local cot ton. ASKS FOR BIDS ON MAIL MESSENGER SERVICE The Post office department is in king sealed bids for mail messenger from the local post office from to- railroad stations. Time for | n --tt?ng bids closes Saturday, ' i -"-ib:r 20. Information may be FOREST CITY COURIER FOREST CITY—"ONE OF THE TEN BEST PLANNED AND MOST BEAUTIFUL CITIES IN THE U. S. A." U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SURVEY. THINGS THAT NEVER HAPPEN Ctprob, Inter-natl Cartoon Co, N Y ~ Four-County Fair Opens In Rutherford Next Tuesday Held To Court For Robbery At Hollis At a hearing held in Rutherford ton last week Alonzo Gregory and "Red" Melton, white men of South Carolina, were bound over to super ior court under a bond of SSOO each on the charge that they participat ed in the robbery of the Grady Withrow store some time ago at Mollis. The two men were arrested at Gaffney several days after the rob bery by Deputy Ben Cooper of Cleveland county and a Rutherford officer. On the stand they denied en tering the store, declaring the goods they had were left in their car by some others they had transported to that section. A federal postal inspector, it is reported, may take up the matter as the Hollis postoffice is located in the Withrow store. KISER-THOMPSON. Their many friends were interest ed to learn this week that Mr. Gro ver Kiser and Miss Mary Sue Thomp son had been married in Monroe on June 6th. First of the week the happy couple left on their honey moon, meanwhile notifying their families and friends of their mar riage in June. They are visiting At lanta, Chattanooga and Erwin, Tenn. after which they will return to make their home in Forest City. The an nouncement of their marriage came as a pleasant sunrise to their many friends here and elsewhere. The bride, one of the county' =; most attractive and popular young women, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Thompson, and has been a teacher in the county schools. Mr. Kiser is one cf Forest City's well known young business men. be ing the popular proprietor of Grov er's Soda Shop. He is the son of Mrs. M. J .Kiser, of Spindale. WOMEN'S AUXILIARY TO MEET THURSDAY The Women's Auxiliary of the American Legion will meat Thurs day afternoon at 3:30, at the home of Mrs. Spurgeon Moss. Every member is urged to be pres ent and any one desiring to join are cordially invited to be present on Thursday afternoon at 3:30. Mr. Robert Holmes has returned from Tuxedo, N. Y., where he serv ed as counsellor at a boys' camp this summer. After a short visit to rela tives here he will return to New Yck City to acc?pt a portion. PUBLISHED IN THE INTEREST OF FOREST CITY AND RUTHERFORD COUNTY FOREST CITY, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, SEPT. 18, 1930. By GENE BYRNES Will be Biggest Ever Held— Polk, Henderson and Mc- Dowell Counties Will Have Exhibits. WILL FEATURE HORSE RACES The Rutherford county fair will open next Tutesday morning, and will continue through Saturday, Septem ber 27th. Several thousand people are expected to attend this year's fair, which is claimed by officials to be the biggest and best yet. Every effort has been made by the manage ment to secure the very best and cleanest amusement features avail able. Henderson, Polk and McDowell counties will join in with Rutherford in putting over this year's fair, and hundreds are expected daily from those counties. As 'usual, Tuesday will be school day, when the school children will be admitted free of charge. Special exhibits are expected from McDowell, Polk and Henderson counties, while several individual ex hibits are also expected from these counties. This year's premtum list amounts to about $2,000, and is very much the same as last year. The Krause Gre-ater Shows will be on the midway all week with clean shows, at least six rides and legitimate concessions. The Ohio Fireworks Company will furnish fire works each night. The fireworks this year are said to be the most brilliant ever exhibited in this section. The program will be changed each night. The free acts in . front of the grandstand will be one of the fea tures of the Fair while many local attractions will also be put on. The local attractions for the week follow: Tuesday afternoon from 2 to 4 o'clock with C. S. Royster in charge: Charleston contest for whites, Charleston contest for color ed, 100-yard dash for boys over 1G years of age, 100-yard dash for boys from 12 to 15 years of age, 50- yard dash for boys under 12 and 50- yard dash for girls from 10 to 15 years of age. For these contests S2G in cash prizes are being offered. Fifteen dollars, $5 for first prize and $2.50 for second prize, are being offered for the best pony to cart on the track and best pony under sad dle on the track Tuesday afternoon. Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 4 o'clock with J. W. Whitesides in charge: Mule running race, two heats, first prize S2O second sls, third, $lO, fourth, $5. Best buggy horse or mare shown to buggy on HUGH M'RAE COONTY CLUB SPEAKER President of Black Bear Trail and Prominent Banker to >•-. Speak Here Friday. Mr. Hugh Mcßae, of Wilming ton", president of the Black Bear Trail, prominent banker and real estate developer, will speak at the Rotherford County Club Friday, at%ne o'clock. The September meeting of the Club will be held at TLe Dutch Grill, on Highway No. 20, between For est City and Spindale. Mr. Mcßae will have an interest ing address for this occasion. He is well known as one of the outstand ing bankers and developers of east ern North Carolina, and during the past five years has been spending much time in developing the Black Bear Trail from Florida to Canada. In addition to Mr. Mcßae's ad dress a discussion on the county fair will be held, also a discussion of other important matters. TATE PLANNING RADIO STATION Young Radio Operator Files Application for Permit to Build Station. Permission of the federal commission to build and operate what may be the first and only radio station ft the county, is being sought by Geo. si). Tate, 319 East Main street, operator of amateur radio sta tion W4AIS. Young Tate will probably seek the interests jpf the business firms in the county ii|,crder to finance it. He has already wintten W. Van Nostrand, of Atlanta, acting U. S. Supervisor of Radio, for information relative to the proper procedure to be followed in securing a radio broadcasting sta tion license. If permission is granted, said young 'fate, who is one of the best amateur radio operators in the coun ty, and who now operates his sta tion in his room at his home, will build this station and have charge of its operation. The letter to Mr. Van Nostrand did not specify any definite power under which the the station would be operated, but he will try to have something of 500 watts or less. If the commission grants the request, Mr. Tate said the station would be used to advertise local firms and the county in general. track pair mules to wagon on track, first prize, $5, second $2.50. Thursday afternoon from 2 to 4 o'clock with Dr. A. C. Duncan in charge: for best saddle horse, first prize $5, second $2.50. Friday afternoon from 2 to 4 o'clock with D. J. Long in charge: mule race, two heats, first prize S2O, second prize sls, third prize $lO. fourth prize $5. This year's fair is being sponsor ed by the Rutherford County Agri culture Society, with C. F. Cline, president; O. J. Holler, vice-piesi dent; Z. O. Jenkins, vicepresident: and F. E. Patton, secretary. Each township of the county also has a vice-president on the executive board. Mr. C. W. Mayfield, superinten dent of the swine department of the Rutherford county fair, urges all hog raisers to bring their hogs to the fair this year. Mr. Mayfield has se cured a large number of extra prem iums in addition to those mentioned in the catalogue, and he thinks that perhaps the management will be able to give prizes to all exhibitors. Horse Racing. Horse racing will be another fea ture of this year's fair. Among the horses which will be present for the races are Vallie Vonstraw, owned by a Mr. Patton, of Kentucky; Son yia Vollo, owned by Mrs. Rogers; Mocorne Patching, owned by Dick Rogers; record 207V2 (North Caro lina record) ; Worthy Joe, owned by E. C. Connor, of Concord, record of 207 Vi' These races will be held Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. A negro fight will be held Satur day night. Forest City Rejects Sale Utility Plants Vote Tied on Sale of Electric Plant to S, P. U,— Water Plant Sale Defeated by Narrow Margin. SOME TALK OF PETITIONING FOR ANOTHER ELECTION Fisherman Finds Hair; Is There Body in Lake? While on a fishing trip to Lake early last Saturday morning with two other men from this city, Mr. C. S. Hemphill caught on his line something that has developed into quite a mystery. This catch of Mr. Hemphill's „• was a bunch of human hair believed to have come from the decomposed body of some suicide or victim of some murderer. The fishing party consisted of Messrs. Hemphill, J. E. Vassey and W. L. Brown and they were fishing in Snug Harbor about 3 o'clock Sat urday morning when Mr. Hemphill'* hook caught on something in the 'aka. Pulling in his line he discov ered that he had a bunch of blond hair that had come from the body of some woman. This was later turned over to Sgt. A. A. Price, of the local police department, who is now investigating. County Coroner W. C. Hightower was also notified of the matter. There is no doubt about this hair coming from a human being, whose body, it is believed, is still in the lake, for had someone thrown this hair into ,the water it would have floated on the top instead of sink ing- So isv known, however, no One in this county is missing, but if there is a body of some suicide or victim of foul play in the lake, it could be from some other locality. FOREST CITY A BUSY PLACE ON SATURDAY Having been much impressed with the numbers of cars and shoppers coming into Forest City on Satur days, and being of an enterprising turn, Mr. J. L. Butler took it upon himself to count the number of car? parked here cn Saturday afternoon. August 23rd. Beginning at the For est City Motor Co. and counting East as far as the Doggett Motor Co., and counting those cars parked on the side streets so far as visible in passing by, Mr. Butler counted 07S cars cn this date. Again last Saturday, Mr. Butle: counted the cars and found that there were 028 on this date. This number of cars parked in the city gives the reader some idea of the numbers of visitors coming into the city on Saturday. And, of coursj, there are more cars and more peo ple in town after supper than in the afternoon. The ideal location, the excellent parking facilities, the welcome giv en by the business men and the un excelled shopping facilities in For est City is bringing visitors here by the hundreds. And, by the way, these good people are doing a won derful work in promoting the pros- 1 perity of the county by trading at home. FAMILY DAY NEXT SUNDAY On next Sunday morning the ser vices at the First Baptist church will be in the form of a "Family Day" service. All families are asked to sit together and the pastor, Dv. W. A. Ayers, will deliver a special sermon for the occasion, using the subject: "A Swarm of Bees Without Stings." This sermon will be of spe cial interest to the children. Miss Ruby Collins left for Char lotte this week, where she will enter training at the Presbyterian Hospit al to prepare herself for the profes sion of a trained nurse. She expects to serve three years at this well known hospital. 16 ;Pages 96 COLUMNS SI.OO Per Year in Advance The voters of Forest City Tues day refused to sell the public utili ties plants to the Southern Public I Utilities Company. The vote was | extremely close, that on the question jof selling the electric plants being ' j a tie, and the sale of the water plant , j being defeated by fourteen votes. The vote in Tuesday's election fol ( lows: Electric Plant. 1 For sale electric plant 385 ?• Against sale of electric plant . 242 : Not voting 143 Total vote for sale 385 [ Total vote against sale 385 Water Plant. r ' For sale water system 378 Against sale water system 240 Not voting 152 Total vote for sale 378 j Total vote against sale 392 r A total of 770 voters were regis r tered for the election. The ballot - ing was against the registration, and 5 all who failed to vote automatically ; cast a vote against the sale of the i plants. May Call New Election. Public opinion in Forest City fa vors, to some extent, the calling of a new election. Under the town char ter a petition signed by one-fpurth of the voters in the'special election automatioslly calls another election. r 'A total oi 770 voters registered, which would require 193 signatures to a petition. That section of the ' town charter dealing with the c?.s ?- in hand follows: 14 • Article 10 of Section 10, Charter of the Town of Forest City, as pasc ed by the General Assembly of 1925, follows: ; "The board of commissioners shall have the right and authority to call an election to be held at any time upon the written application of twenty-five percent of the qualified voters of the said lown for the pur pose of voting ujon any question which the said petition may request them to submit to a vote of the citi zens of the town, whether the same be for the purpose of voting bend.-? for any purpose whatsoever or for the purpose of ascertaining the wish es of the inhabitants of said towr upon any other question of public ipterest. The said board shall adver tise said election so ordsred for a period of thirty days in some news paper published in Rutherford coun ty and at the Mayor's office in said town and no special act shall be necessary to authorize the said com j missioners to order any such elec j tion. The said board shall also hav*; i authority to call as many elections i under the provisions of this section !as they may be petitioned to call j for in the manner hereinbefore s?t ' out, and may call more than one j election to be held for the purpose j of voting on the same question, if a I petition be. filed as herein provided, /requesting said commissioners to call I such election, notwithstanding the | fact that other elections may have ' been held for the purpose of ascer j taining the wishes of the citizens of j the town upon the same question j theretofore." INJURED IN AUTO WRECK. Mr. Wilson Crocker was injured land Horace Yelton and Lee Hill I suffered minor bruises when the car jin which they were riding left tne '.highway and turned over near Mar ' ion Sunday. The car was driven bv i Mr. Horace Yelton. Young Crock ;r jwas taksn to Marion and placed In the hospital. An examination reveal ! sd that he suffered internal injuries As The Courier goes to press his condition is reported as being somo what better, and fie is expected to be home Thursday.