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OL . xlll— No. 6.
UNITE WITH M. P.
I BRANCH IN N. C.
, Jcf Protestants and
Methodist Episcopal Church-
M es Favorable to Un.on-
For Next Year.
, „. r \ov 11. —The West-
G conference which
SK- — West M «f!
Let church, this city, since last
dnesday morning ended it work
l lav r 1 o'clock with the read
;t£ appointments of the preachers
; theit several charges for the in
uring vear. These do not show many
. an «. s ' in the larger appointments
ad th ere are fewer changes in the
mailer ones than is usual.
The conference passed a strong
evolution, trusting that a way for
nion with the Methodist Protestant
mrch might be worked, out. A
mimittee was appointed to take
mler consideration any matters
Kilting to this end that might
The Methodist Protestant church,
t session in Albermarle, passed a
imiiar resolution on uniting with
ie Methodist Episcopal church.
The closing item of business Mon
iy morning was the reading of the j
jpointments for the incoming year,
he following appointments were
ade for Rutherford county:*
Presiding elder, Marion District,
L W. Fox.
Bostic, J. N. Snow.
Broad River, J. W. Kennedy.
Cliff side- Avondale, D. H. Rhine
Forest City, J. W. Williams.
Gilkey. J. W. Parker.
Henrietta, A. W. Lynch.
Mill Springs, P. T. Dixon .
Rutherfordton, J. W. Hoyle, Jr.
Spindale-Pleasant Grove, W. A
Only three changes were made m
le county. Rev. M. F. Moores, who
■es to Ardmore church. Winston
■lem, was succeeded by Rev. J. W.
Blliams, and J. N. Snow comes to
Hp tic charge as new pastor and
■W. Kennedy to the Broad River
■OMAN'S COMMUNITY CLUB
TO START NIGHT SCHOOL
Bhe Woman's Community Club,
■ Caroleen, Henrietta, Avondale
■CI iff.side will sponsor a school
Hbv held in their respective school
Being's, with the exception of diff
er- which will hold their school in
I Haynes Memorial building. The
Bit school will start on Monday,
■ember 10th, and will /be held
V on Monday and Tuesday
B l *- They invite all who cannot
B or write, to attend these schools
B**' different towns in which they
Bielil and ask everyone in the
B(ti\e towns to help to get in
B w ith those who can neither
lor write and invite them to
B these schools each Monday
Besday nights each week be
on Monday, December 10th.
B writer this is a most, dpserv-
Bk and this splendid body of
B>nien should have the hearty
B tion °f every citizen in these
■istling atid progressive towns.
Bh >ne feei it their duty to
ladies \r, doing this work
P n g those thfct you know that
B hK ' r ead and write to at
,, schools. If you know of
■ >" u (1 !! ' ie for these ladies to
Vegai ( 1 io this work, telephone
9 an > °- the following ladies:
Bf* °wens, Mrs. John G.
I von dale; Mrs. Robert Neal.
B a > Mrs. Clyde Mahaffee,
■ B 01> Mrs. David Whisker,
■ FUNERAL HOME SOON.
111I 11 local undertak-
I ° lK ' n a n ew funeral home
B lr: . a fevv days. The new
B h * located on East Main
B e; " tlle residence of Mr. T.
■ ett ' arul be modernly
Batch Ihe Courier next
B ll t'ier announcements.
FOREST CI W COURIER
FOREST CITY—"ONE OF THE TEN BEST PLANNED AND MOST BEAUTIgMfIJIES IN THE U. S. A." US. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SuIrVEyT
Win At Field Meet
Representatives of the police de
partments of many cities of the Car.
olinas gathered in Charlotte Friday
for the Piedmont Carolina police
field meet during the afternoon in
Central High school stadium and
the invitation ball Friday night in
The field meet and ball were
sponsored by the Charlotte police
department, of which Horace Moore
is chief. The money raised will be
turned over to the police relief and
The parade formed at First and
South Tryon street at 1 — 1 and
moved through the principal busi
ness thoroughfares of the Yity.
Central high school band and the
Police Doodledorfers, a comic band
provided music for the parade,
which was disbanded at the Armo
The members oi the Forest City
police force took a prominent part
in the field events, winning several
prizes. Among them were the follow
ing: 100-yard dash: F. Bragg, Forest
City, first place, 11 seconds;
John Price, Forest City, second, 11
7-10 second; Officers Bryan and G.
N. Price tied for second place in
the barrel race. F. Bragg, of For
est City, won first place in the 22i3
yard race, making it in 25 seconds.
Chief C. R. Price, of Forest City,
won the fat man's race, while John
Price won the 440 yard race. F.
Bragg won the shot putt, throwing
the ball 34 feet and eight inches. J.
Price, of Forest City, led in the
sack race, and the Forest City olticers
also won the relay race.
Henrietta, Nov. 12.—Mr. and Mrs.
F. O. Hand and Miss Virginia Poole
spent Saturday in Charlotte shop
Dr. and Mrs. T. C. Lovelace were
dinner guests of Dr. and Mrs. T. B.
Lovelace in Forest City on Friday.
Jeter Mooneyham young son of
Dr. and Mrs. O. J. Mooneyham is
spending a week in Spartanburg
The Woman's Missionary Society
of the Henrietta M. E. church held
their regular monthly meeting on
Tuesday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. Roy Howell with a good at
tendance. The missionary topic was
on "Helping to supply Mexiea's edu
cational needs." and was very inter
esting. The society has taken up the
study of a new mission book on
"Trailing the Conquistadores" for
the next four weeks.
A very inspirational meeting was
held on Sunday morning in the Hen
rietta Methodist church when the
three congregations in this charge
gathered together for the installa
tion of the church stewards for the
next church year;; and to hear a
splendid sermon by their pastor,
Rev A. W. Lynch. The attendance
of the stewards from Alexander,
Caroleen and Henrietta was almost
a hundred percent and the sei'vice
was impressive. Special music was
rendered by Brama Layne,
church pianist; Miss Hewitt, violin
ist and Mr. Frank Atkinson, Cornet
REV. M. F. MOORES WILL
PREACH FAREWELL SERMON
Rev. M. F. Moores, pastor of the
Main Street Methodist church, will i
deliver his farewell sermon here Sun
day morning at eleven o'clock. Mr.
Moores will leave soon to take charge
of the work at Ardmore church in
There will be no prayer meeting
services Wednesday night.
A 1925 model Ford touring car,
belonging to Mr. Z. R. Harris, of
this city, was stolen from the streets
here Tuesday night. The car wa?
equipped with Murray tires on the
rear wheels, and the motor number
is 11569325. Mr. Harris offers a
reasonable reward for its return.
PUBLISHED IN THE INTEREST OF I iSSt CITY AND RUTHERFORD COUNTY
FOREST CITY, NORTH THURSDAY, NOV. 13, 1930.
NATIONAL BANK "
First Day's Deposits Amount
to Over $45,000 —Given
Great Welcome l>y the
If an auspicious opening portends
success, the new First National
I Bank in Forest City, which opened
jits doors to the public Monday, Is
: assured of complete success from
! its very inception. Hundreds called
' all during the day with deposits and
words of encouragement, speeding
the management into absolute assur
, ance of the most complete backing
by the public. Rutherford county is
a rich and lar&e field and there has
| been insistent demand for the open
| ing of the new bank "by the public
The new National Bank is install -
jed in the completely equipped build
! ing occupied and owned by the 'ln
i dustrial Bank, w 7 hich has been rnov
|ed into the rooms formerly held for
' the meeting of directors. This gives
j the new bank the unusual oppor
j tunity of starting in business with
i out the usual heavy outlay for build
ing, equipment, etc., this being rent
ed from the older institution at a
most reasonable figure.
Among the visitors for the open
ing was Mr. R. E. Kerr, of the Amer
ican Trust Co., Charlotte, who is
well known to our people, having
formerly been In the banking busi
ness in this county. Mr. Kerr also]
made a most Interesting and instruc
tive informal talk at a meeting of
the board of directors Monday af
ternoon. While the new bank was
not open for business Tuesday,
hundreds called to inspect the new
quarters and express felicitations to
the officers of the National.
As previously reported, the offi
cers of the National Bank are:
W. S. Moss, president.
T. R. Padgett and J. *W.. Dalton,
G. B. Harrill, cashier.
The board of directors is compos
ed of: G. B. Harril\, J. W. Dalton,
Dr. W. C. Bostic, Sr., R. L. Rein
hardt, G. C. McDaniel, T. R. Pad
gett, D. F. Beachboard, C. E. Al
cock, B. C. Horn, W. S. Moss, G
H. Blanton and Hugh F. Little, Jr.
The Woman's Club will meet on
Thursday afternoon, November 13tl-,
at 3:45 at the home of Mrs„ J„ F.
"West of Broadway" Coning.
The Woman's Club will present
a three act comedy, "West of Broad
way," on next Tuesday night, No
vember 18th, in the High school
auditorium. A star cast, composed
of the favorite actors and actresses
of Forest City, will appear in this
clever comedy. The dancing and sing
ing interspersed throughout give a
touch of real Broadway. This is a
new play containing catchy musical
numbers, good lines, and many laughs
If you want an evening of enter
tainment you can't afford to miss
"West of Broadway."
FLORENCE MILL NEWS
Florence Mill, Nov. 11.—Mr. Plato
Daniel and family spent Sunday at
Mr. Dock Crawley and son, Char
les, visited near Marion, Sunday.
Mrs. Myrtle Sisk and little Miss
Virginia McCluney of Shelby, spent
Sunday afternoon with relatives
hi f 3.
Miss Emma Sue Daniel of Oak
land spent the week-end with Mr
and Mrs. Albert Blackburn.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Phillips, of
Marion spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Charlie Phillips.
Mr. Will Fant and family of Valley
Falls, S. C., spent Sunday with rela
A large crowd of sorrowing
friends attended the funeral of Miss
Vess Monday at the Cove church.
I LIST GROWING
A Total of 179 Names Added
jpuring Past Two Weeks—
Practically All In Ruth
Iluring the last, two weeks The
Courier has not had space to give
names of subscribers. However, we
give here a list of those who have
subscribed, for The Courier within
the jjast two weeks; a total of 179
names, the majority of which are
in Rutherford county.
J. W. Hill, Forest City, R-2.
J. H. Randall, Forest City.
!*- T. Dobbins, Forest City, R-l.
M. D. Carson, Bostic, R-3.
/ H. E. Coffee, Forest City.
B. E. Gold, Cliffside.
Ailene Gold, Durham.
J. M. Rhodes, Forest City, R-l.
J. H. Patrick, Caroleen.
j R. C. Flack, Union Mills.
D. R. McSwain, Forest City, R-2.
T. E. Byrd, Forest City.
J. L. Phillips, Forest City, R-2.
Clyde Edwards, Ellenboro, R-3.
L., F. Carver, Hattiesburg, Miss.
Hugh Gibbs, Charlotte.
J. E. Caldwell, Forest City.
Mrs. R. P. Blanton, Mooresboro.
F. C. Dorsey, Forest City.
~W. P. Carpenter, Cliffside.,
J. C Hames, Cliffside.
A. A. Street, Forest City.
S. K. Yelton, Spindale.
Dr. E. "N., Biggerstaff, Spindale.
B. B. Doggett, Forest City .
R. W. Vick, Sanford.
Paul Blanton, Caroleen, N. C.
H. H. Burgess, Forest City.
P., L. Marks, Forest City.
C. O.- Magness, Ellenboro, R-2.
J. TVL Williams, Forest City, R-l.
Ttfrs. Mary L. Hardin, Rutherford
A. S. Upscomibe, Forest City.
M. B Beam, Bostic, R-3.
M. "M. Spurlin, Rutherfordton, R-l.
George W. Jones, Bostic.
Ship Harrill, Ellenboro.
J. B. Meares, Forest City.
Eloise Harrill, Forest City, R-2.
T. M. Mode, Forest City.
C. C. Green, Forest City.
Walter Green, Ellenboro, R-2.
R. L. Champion, Forest City.
H N. Dotson, Bostic, R-l.
Buren Lee, Bostic, R-l.
W. A. Jolley, Forest City, R-2.
S. S. Trout, Poorest City, R-l.
A. B. Flack, Forest City.
Bob Rollins, Forest City.
W. M. Wells, Ellenboro, R-2..
J. C. Toms, Forest City, R-l.
Mrs. J. D. Ledbetter, Forest City,
C. O. Bridges, Cliffside.
Mrs. M. H. Flack. Fingerville, S. C
Jennie Hudlow, Forest City.
Mrs. Mattie Philbeck, Bostic. R-l.
J. P. Toms, Forest City, R-2.
"VV. D. McCurry, Forest City, R-l.
V. L. Rollins, Bostic, R-3.
J, A. Mode, Forest City, R-3.
Mrs. J. R. Matheny, Mooresboro,
M. W. Freeman, Forest City.
Mrs. J. H. House, Forest City, R-3
M. C. Bland, Forest City.
J. W. Jones, Forest City.
George Poteat, Forest City.
W. D Proctor, Forest City.
J. F. Callahan, Forest City, R-2.
Hoyle Elliott, Forest City.
M. E. Hawkins, Ellenboro, R-2.
C. C. Riser, Avondale.
H. C. Carson, Bostic, R-l.
A. C. McCurry, Forest City, R-l.
Q. L. Womick, Cliffside.
Mrs. J. V. Ware, Forest City.
D. R. Mayse, Spindale.
Thos. W. Higgins, Spindale.
Mrs. Alton Carroll, Forest City. |
C. S. Condry, Forest City.
S. M Bailey, Spindale.
J. H. Reid, Forest City, R-2.
E. S. Bradley, Rutherfordton, R-l.
Nannie Jackson, Forest City.
Mrs. N. A. Miller, Brevard.
Worth T. Elliot, Ellenboro.
J. W. Camp, Forest City.
Max Higgins, Rocky Mount.
Don C. Melton, Forest City, R-3.
E. L. Robertson, Forest City.
Earl Callahan, Forest City.
Dorothy Bostic, Lexington, N. C.
C. F. Cline, Gilkey.
F. I. Barber, Forest City.
A. M. Crawford, Mooresboro, R-l.
J. H. Crawford, Harris..
The P.-T. A will observe parents'
night in the auditorium of the Cool
Springs school November 14th. This
meeting will be held at night in or
der that the fathers as well as the
mothers may attend. It is hoped that
every home in the Cool Springs Town
ship may be represented.
Awards will be presented to the
rooms which have the largest num
ber of parents present. Visitors will
also be counted.
There will be an interesting pro
gram which include vocal and instru
mental music, an old fashion spelling
match and other interesting features.
The following is the program:
Music, Glee Club.
Invocation, Mr. J. Jones.
Address of Welcome, Mrs. S. J.
Asbury, president of P.-T. A.
Membership Award, Mrs. W. B.
Count of Attendance.
Duet, Doris and Frances Ledbetter
C„ M. Erwin, Forest City.
W. Y. Byers, Caroleen.
R. A. Jolley, Rutherfordton.
E. A. Matheny, Forest City, R-2
J. B. Robinson, Forest City, R-2
Rev. C. C. Matheny, Forest City
Jethro Rollins, Bostic, R-3.
C. W. Costner Forest City, R-l.
Miss Jennie Morris, Forest City
D. H. Padget, Forest City, R-l.
S. M. Flack, Forest City.
J. H„ Packard, Caroleen.
J. W. Carlisle, Bostic, R-2.
M. E. Helton, Ellenboro, R-2.
Kenneth Dot>bins, Caroleen.
G. C. McDaniel, Forest City.
-W. D. Waters, Forest City.
1 J. L. Butler, Jr., Forest City.
Ray Beam, Washington, D. C.
O. R. Coffield, Ellenboro.
Miss Alice Carson, Bostic.
J. S. Carson, Bostic.
C. E. Tanner, Rutherfordton.
C. B. Mcßorie, Chapel Hill.
A. L. Moore, Ellenboro, R-2.
G. A. Wright, Ellenboro, R-2.
Geo. H. Blanton, Forest City, R-l
H. C. Carson, Forest City, R-3.
H. T. Harrill, Forest City.
Hoyt E. Sparks, Forest City.
J. M. Burkholder, Forest City.
Charles Dalton, Avondale.
M. R, Reed, Forest City, R-l.
W. B. Whitlock, Forest City.
R B. W T atkins, Cliffside.
John L. Robinson, Forest City.
Lewis Robinson. Muncie, Ind.
Joe McKinney. Cliffside.
O. C. Turner, Forest City, R-3.
Lum Chapman, Forest City, R-l.
D. C Qolvin, Cliffside.
Chas. H. Haynes, Cliffside.
J. W. Sanders, Forest City.
B. T. Jones, Forest City.
J. V. Tate, Forest City, R-l.
A. W. Tate, Forest City. R-l.
W. M. Mashburn, Cliffside.
Sloan Grose, Forest City, R-2.
L. W. McKinney, Ellenboro, R-3.
E. M. Moore, Forest City, R-3.
G. P. Mc-Murry, Cliffside.
Clyde H Lee, Forest City.
W. M. James, Ellenboro, R-2.
C. W Green, Mooresboro, R-l.
A. D. Nanney, City.
R. H. Burgin. Rutherfordton, R-4
Mrs. J M. Tate, Forest City.
J. L. Kirby, Gaffney, R-9.
J. G. Spurlin, Caroleen.
C. K. McDaniel. Forest City.
E. H. Callahan, Cliffside.
Dr A. B Holland, Caroleen.
O. R. Flack. Bostic.
J. T. Rayburn, Bostic.
B. S. Hamrick, Forest City, R-2.
B. B. Blanton, Bostic, R-l.
W. E. Hamrick, Bostic, R-l.
F. C. Hamrick, Bostic, R-l.
J. B. Watkins, Avondale
G L. Champion, Avondale.
Charlie James, Caroleen.
Mrs. T. A. Bostic, Forest City, R-2
Margaret McDonald, Greensboro
T. R. Padgett, Forest City.
A. C. Higgins, Bostic, R-l.
H. Hollifield, Bostic.
B H. Price, Forest City.
Reuben Mcßraver, Forest City.
Glenn Toms, Berea, Kv.
A. B. Price, Forest City,' R-l.
G. L. Goforth, Cliffside.
A. S. Trout, Forest City, R-l.
W. V. Edwards, Ellenboro, R-,3.
Plato Harrill, Bostic, R-2.
SI.OO Per Year in Advance
Several Thousand People
Throng Streets Here all
An address by Walter L. Johnson,
of Asheville, a parade and a hard
fought football game were only a
few of the features of the big
Armistice Day celebration staged
here Tuesday. Several thousand peo
ple were in attendance and the en
tire affair was a huge success.
In all 278 veterans of the World
war, several veterans of the Span
ish-American war and a few Con
federate veterans ''registered Tues
day morning and were served dinner
by the ladies of the city. The regis
tration of ex-service men was the
first part of the day's program. At
10:30 a parade, composed of World
war veterans, city officials and a
number of decorated automobiles
and floats paraded through the busi
ness district. This was followed with
a memorial service for the World
war dead, which took place at a
memorial monument erected in hon
or of Rutherford's boys who made
the supreme sacrifice during the
Judge Walter L. Johnson, of
Asheville, then delivered the Armis
tice Day address in the Romina Thea
tre. Amplifiers were placed in front
of the building in order that all
could hear. He was heard by a large
crowd. The theme of Mr Johnson's
address was peace and good-will.
The football game in the after
noon between Forest City and Kings
Mountain,* Was won by Forest City,,
the score being 25 to 0. Following
the game a number of athletic con
tests were held on the streets.
The program for the day contin
ued late into the night. Street dan
cing was a feature of the evening
program. Four rides and a number of
other concessions with a vaudeville
stock company were booked by the
Willis Towery Post, American Le
gion, who sponsored the celebration,
for the entertainment of the great
number of visitors present (luring
Luncheon was served to about .*>2s
ex-service men. The food served con
sisted of fried and baked chicken,
sandwiches, devikd eggs, pickles,
potato ?salad, relish, cake and pie.
Coco-Cola was served with each
plate. The food was donated by la-
J dies from Forest City, Ellenboro..
Cliffside, Rctherfordton, and other
points in the county, and many re
siding in the country brought in
large baskets of food for the lun
cheon The dinn r was served in the
building formerly occupied by the
Forest City Knitting Mill, on Cherry
Mountain street. Prof. Frank S. Hall
asked the blessing. The Forest City
Woman's Auxiliary was in charge,
and was assisted by ladi's from the
town and other points in the county.
The Caroleen Concert band furn
ished music for the day, and led the
parade at 11 o'clock.
A number of athletic events were
held on the streets in the afternoon,
which were participated in by a
large number of boys and young
men. These events consisted of sack
races, running races, three legged
! races, and other novelty events.
STORE BROKEN INTO.
Thieves entered the store of A.
S. Harrill and Soi* at Ellenboro
Monday night and stole a quantity
of Koods. Entrance was gained by
cutting through the floor. Among the
missing goods is noted seven pairs
of slippers, a quantity of ladies'
hose, 250 pennies and a shot gun.
Bloodhounds were brought from
Asheville and trailed to a house
some three and a half miles from
Ellenboro, but no goods were found
at the place. Officer Garrett Ed
wards is working on the case and.
If possible, will apprehend the
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