Rutherford Cc'«nty Offers Unequalled Opportunities lo Manufacturers an a OAers VOL. X"'~ No - 7 li e B. HAYNES takes own life . L Physician of Spart prommen gullet Into anbu . S , Health Blamed. Brain; necl C. Nov. 18. — m hea)th) Dr. »° y H-ivnes, 51, fired •"> P istol Bi- xter '• h ead at his home kulle V" t lv morning and died al lel'e -mtU- *'» ,e of hiS fam ' ly » osl .™ S " hen he committed the was at home * her I' f« a compete nervous break liW™ f Haynes >n October last forced to e,, ter the Chick ,iue to his health He al» stayed at a Char lotte sanitoram tor some time. Re cently the nervous border with , li( . he suffered , became acute and physicians advised him to re enter a hospital for treatment. He is survived by his widow; his •mother," Mrs. S. C. Bland, Forest (X C.; two sons Baxter Haynes, Jr., New York City; John Haynes, a student; a daughter, Miss Mary Haynes; four sisters, Mrs. W. W. Hicks Mr&. Ollie Harris, both 01 Rutherfordton, N. C, Mrs. L. E. Anderson, Charlotte, and Mrs. Alice Winn, dean of the Greensboro Col lege for Women at Greensboro, X. ,C and two brothers, Dr. Frank ■ Haynes, Charlotte, and Charles ■ Haynes, Durham, N. C. Doctor Haynes was nationally ■ known for his work in combatting, ■vellow fever and malaria in Cuba ■after the Spanish-American war. He ■was manager of a hospital at Pres- Iton, Cuba, and for his services ren ■dered the island was made an hon ■ ovary member of the Cuban health ■ department and was also awardeJ ■an honorary degree by the Univer sity of Havana. Since the Spanish war his work 1 ■a> a physician brought him steadily j ■ ir.Jveasing prominence, particularly ■a« a specialist in internal medi ■cine. Doctor Haynes, a former member ■of the state board of medical ex ■ cminers, was born at Forest Citv. ■Rutherford county, North Carolina, ■in a son of John and Willie ■Hayno- The Haynes family had ■lived in Rutherford county for ■many years. ■ADDRESSES HEARD BY LAKE LURE P.-T. BODY ■ Lake Lure, Xov. 18.—From pres- Heni indications, the Lake Lure P.-T. ail set for a prosperous and ■Stable season. Its membership is B-ireas.ng steadily and much interest ■ nianif. >tcd w the year's tv")- j H At the Ociober meeting, Mr.?. ■" uus Morse jrave a delightful fceron the "History of Hickory Nut a topic on which she is con an authority, and which she ■ !ace( ' fl '°m the days when De Soto ■ !st Penetrated the wild erness. ■ November meeting had three ■Ptakci.s; a greeting from the new ■"• ni pal. Frederick Sams; an in ■ l ' n " ia 'k on "School Lunches" M.» Laura Howard, Rutherford ■ M and a helpful I"- ° n For Children" ■ -Irs. Augustus C. Wyatt, who was B,. a ned ™ London, England. Mrs. ■' " s ' Uc ' many amusing bits con ■ e her experience while ■itte, I'f"™ ior the year are: Presi- Louise Marsh; vice ■ Piincipal Frederick Sam?; Secretary ' Mrs - J * w ■ahi-V' lecort^ng secretary, Mrs. - J - 4Vtle chosen as grade ■atie- v, " T a "Khlin, first Aj ' * second and third ■d fifti,*"""" J ' L Jlorris » fourth ■ Kr adea; Mrs. M. E. White and Mrs. J. W ? seventh grade. 'n T!. e Rough } : ave all the gems of jwy fcg " U ; u ln ' e in my library." let Rotlce that they are FOREST CITY COURIER FOREST CITY—"ONE OF THE TEN BEST PLANNED AND MOST BEAUT _£ ICITIES IN THE U. S. A." (J. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SURVEY WARNING This is to notify the public that no one is authorized to take subscriptions to The Courier, outside of this office, except Mr. B. E. Roach at Cliffside and Mr. V. M. Abernethy at Avondale. Anyone giving subscriptions to any one else will do so at their own risk. Please bear this in mind if appro *hed by anyone except our authorized agents. COURIER MAILING LIST INCREASING Fifty-Two Names Added Since Last Wednesday—Special o£fer Continues to December 15th. Since last Wednesday a total of fifty-two names have been added to The Courier's rapidly growing mail ing list. Last week we reported nearly two hundred new names, and prior to that several hundred had already been reported. The Courier's special offer of two yeara for one, in Rutherford county, will be continued through December 15th. See announcement to that ef fect elsewhere in this issue. The names added since last week follow: Dewey Rhodes, Bostic, R-l. Ei'win Jones, Bostic, R-l. C. S. Hemphill, Forest City. B. M. Blanton, City. J .E. Matheny, Bostic, R-l. Burl Womick, Forest City, R-l. R. P. Robinson, Forest City, R-3. Gaither Harris, Forest City. B. M. Ferree, Ellenboro, R-2. E. A. Toney, Mooresboro, R-2. R. C. Ledbetter, Forest City, R-3. j A. I. Moore, Cliffside. B. T. Jones, Sr., Mayesville. T. B. Reed, City, R-2. A. L. Magness, Bostic. L. G. Bailey, Bostic, R-2. J. A. Jonnson, Forest City. Joe J. Hardin, Forest City, R-2. R. L. Williamson, Forest City, R-3 G. C. Ledbetter, Spindale. W. R. Carpenter, Bostic, R-l. W. J. Philbeck, Bostic, R-l. H. E. Parris, Gaffney, R-9. B. W. Jones, Gaffney, R-9. Louise Lemmons, Cliffside. C. E. Sparks, Caroleen. Ruth Lewis, Forest City, R-2. Mrs. Clyde Chesson, Newbern, N. C C. L. Morrow, Forest City, R-l. C. K. Trout, Forest City, R-l. G. A. Silver, Avondale. H. L. Reynolds, Rutherfordton, Rl- C. R. Hoyle, Rutherfordton, R-l. Nollie Biggerstaff, Ellenboro, R-2. J. D. Brown, Forest City. Mrs. Chas. Ford, Forest City. Miss Fannie King, Forest City. V. L. Crawford, Forest City. C. S. Trout, Forest City, R-l. B. H. Price, Forest City. Reuben Mcßrayer, Forest City. A. S. Harrill, Ellenboro. J. Worth Morgan, Forest City. G. W. Morgan, Union Mills. Thos. Harris, Forest City, R-l. W. A. Fowler, Cliffside. Dexter Jones, Henrietta. Mollie Seay, Caroleen. W. B. Hamrick, Davidson. 0. J. Mooneyham, Henrietta. Robert Holmes, New York. Mrs. C. D. Hicks, Shelby, R-5. Two Found Dead Near Lattimore ' Lattimore, Nov. 18 —Emmett Weaver and a Mrs. Doistsr were found dqad Lattimore jearly Weunesday morning. A small boy who was rabbit hunting, came across the bodies in the woods near Latti more. A coroner's inquest was held Wednesday morning and the verdict of the jury was that Weaver shot Mrs. Doister and then killed him self. The identification of the bodies was made possible through some let ters on their persons, but their resi- I lences are unknown. PUBLISHED IN THE INTEREST OF FfiJ§ST CITY AND RUTHERFORD COUNTY FOREST CITY, NORTH CAROLIjREjg HURSDAY, NOV. 20, 1930 MAY INSTALL GAS MAINS HERE SOON Utility Gas and Electric Co., Proposes to Build Plant to Serve Three Towns. The Utility Gas and Electric Com pany, of Chicago, 111., this week has solicitors in Rutherfordton, Spindale and Forest City signing up prospec tive subscribers to the proposed gas system, which they expect to install. The company requires four hun dred users of gas in the three towns before starting operations. The plans of the company call for the installa tion of a large gas manufacturing plan at Spindale, which will supply the three towns with gas. Mains will be laid to Forest City and Ruther fordton from plant, and will furnish each town with the necessary gas. The proposed plant and equipment will represent a cash outlay of from $150,000 to $200,000. The company will work local labor only, and the project will afford employment for one hundred or more men for a per iod of ninety days or longer. The company expects to begin woVk on the new plant and the in stallation of mains just as soon as the necessary four hundred sub scribers are secured. Mr, Harry Long is soliciting sub scribers in Forest City, and anyone interested in installing gas should get in touch with Mr. Long. County Singing Convention Sunday Rutherfordton, R-l, Nov. 18.— The Rutherford County singing con vention will meet with the Shiloh Baptist church Sunday. The session opens at 10:30 a. m., and will close at four o'clock. The convention will open at 10:30 by song and and an address of welcome by L. R. Roach. The res ponse will be by Charles Roberts. This will be followed by singing by the Shiloh choir and at eleven o'- clock a quartette by visitors. Sing ing by the Mountain View and Ada ville choirs will be next on program. Dinner will be served picnic style from twelve to one o'clock. The convention will re-open at one o'clock with singing by the congre gation. This will be followed with singing by the Bethany and Sulphur Springs choirs, and by visiting quar tettes and choirs. A short business session will bring the convention to a close. WOMAN'S AUXILIARY. The Womans' Auxiliary of the American Legion will meet Friday afternoon, at 3:30 o'clock at the heme of Mrs. Ernest Robertson. All members are urged to be present. LUTHERAN CHURCH IN SPINDALE CHANGES LOCATION Spindale, Nov. 18. —On next Sun day, November 23, the new Lutheran Mission in Rutherford county will hold its first service on its new loca tion in Spindale. Beginning with Sunday's service divine service will be conducted at the new location every Sunday morning. The mission |is now located in a vacant store building situated in the western end !of the town of Spindale on Highway |No. 20. The building has been suit ably remodeled to fit the purpose for which it is to serve, that of a Luth eran chapel. Everyone is cordially invited to attend the services. If you have no church home, make our church your church home. The pastor, Rev. Lsshe Frerkiny will gladly discuss with you the principles of the church or the conditions of membership. Preaching service Sunday is at 11:00 a. m. The pastor will base 'his emarks on the text Mathew 18, 20: "Where two or three are .gathered together in my name there am I in the midst of them." Laconic Tourist "lnformation given out here?" Tired Clerk—"lt has." FUNERAL HELD FOR ! HENRIETTA WOMAN ! Funeral Held at High Shoals For Mrs. Ben Biggerstaff, j Aged 59. Henrietta, Nov. 17.—Mrs. Ben Biggerstaff f aged 59 years, died at her home here Tuesday night, Nov. 11. Funeral services were held Wed nesday, Nov. 12, at High Shoals Bap tist church at two o'clock. Rev. J. A. Brock, of Henrietta, had charge of the funeral service. Interment was in the High Shoals cemetery. Mrs. Biggerstaff' is survived by three brothers and four sisters, as follows: G. P., Willis and Grover Burgess, of Henrietta; Mrs. Joe Smith, of Rutherfordton; Mrs. J. S. Wall, of Forest City, and Misses Em ma and Florence Burgess, of Hen rietta. Pall bearers were Broadus, Worth Glenn and Alton ■ Biggerstaff. Buren and Paul Burgess. The flow er bearers were Mesdames Boyce West, Sarah Holland, John Moore, S. B. Jolley, Misses Louise Wall, Sabra and Mary Burgess. Christmas Seal Drive Opens Saon The annual Christmas seal; sale drive will begin here Thanksgiving, and will continue up to Christmas The Woman's Club is sponsoring this year's drive, and the ladies of the club, under the general direction of Mrs. A. W. Falvey, chairman of the seal sale committee, will canvass the town. The seals are sold each year and the proceeds are used to fight tuber culosis, the white plague of the coun try. Part of the proceeds from the drive in Forest City will be retain ed for use in health work in the Forest City schools. All business firms are asked to buy and use these seals on their letters. Beautiful posters, a replica of the seals, will be placed in the windows of the different places of business. Slight Changes In Election Returns When the Rutherford County Board of Elections met to canvass the vote cast in the election of No vember 4th, some slight changes were made in the totals as official ly reported in The Courier of Nov. 6. This was caused largely by the recount of the Logan Store vote, and a check of the Green Hill pre cinct vote. The final totals, as an nounced by the Board of follows: Weaver 5329? Jackson 4487; Mc- Swain 5291; McLean 5208; Mode 4548; Cpffield 5195; Hamrick 4874; W. O. Geer, 5447; B. B. Logan, 4485; W. C. Hardin, 494G; McFar land 5075. Hightower, 5424; Keeter, 4632; County Commissioners: J. P. Jones 5235; Geo. Blanton 5481; A. W. Deck 5090; G. A. Callahan 4836; L. Purgason 4564; O. B. Biggerstaff 4913; Board of Education: J. C. Haines 5264; J. T: Harris 5248; W. W. Nanney 5314; W. L. Smith 4650; E. E. Smart 4604; Mrs. R. E. Price 4617; Solicitor: Pless 5524: and Fisher 4545. Mrs. Minnie F. Blanton received 5550 votes. The first three amendments voted on in the general election were de feated in the state. The referendum regarding the World War veteiann loan was carried in the state. The vote on the amendments in Rutherford county follows: First: For 1425; against 3801. Second: For 1864; against 3165. Third: For, 1544; against 3212. The vote on the referendum was For 2845; against 2719. "THE COLLEGE HOBO" AT CAROLEEN SOON Caroleen, Nov. 17— "The College? Hobo", a comedy play, will be given by the faculty of the Caroleen Ele mentary school, at the elemental \ auditorium Saturday evening, be ginning at eight o'clock. A small ad mission fee will be chaiged. TIME EXTENDED At the request of numerous of our good friends in the coun ty who have not as yet had time to take advantage of our offer to give all Rutherford county subscribers this year's subscrip tion free, and because we have not had time to notify all of them of the offer, The Courier has decided to extend the time to December 15th. Hundreds have availed them selves of our offer and all have been grateful, judging from the expressions made to us. The low price of cotton and the gen eral bad year for our farmers prompted us to make this offer. Remember, this offer of a free year's subscription to The Courier will positively close Dec. 15th. It is this: Pay us one dol lar and you will be credited with two year's subscription. Send in your subscription to day, while you think of it. ELLENBQRO NEWS Ellenboro, Nov. 17.—Mrs. Gidney Hamrick i dejightfully entertained Saturday night honoring the 23rd birthday anniversary of her daughter Miss Vera Hamrick. The home was beautifully arranged with a quanti ty -of potted plants and ferns. Sev eral musical selections were given, both vocal and instrumental. Miss Hamrick was the recipient of many beautiful and useful presents. A large number were present. The party was given at the country home of Mrs. Hamrick. Friends from Ellenboro Baptist church, and others interested made a visit to the Alexander Home for Motherless Children at Union Mills Sunday, carrying with them a boun tiful Thanksgiving offering, consist ing of quilts, sheets, clothing, shoes, groceries, potatoes, meal, canned fruit, candy, and other edi bles. This was also a tour of inspec tion. The home was found to be in splendid sanitary condition. There are 211 children being cared for and educated. Mrs. Claud Blanton proved a de lightful hostess to the members of the Civic Club when she entertained at her home Saturday afternoon. Ihe rooms were tastefully decorated with a profusion of flowers in pastel shades to give the appearance of the fall months, merited by the glorious sunshine of the past week. An added feature of the evening's entertain ment were the several piano selec tions by Miss Mildred Rogers. Sev eial songs were also given. The Civic Club is doing much in the way of improvement of the town and community. Being the oldest organized club of t?ie town, it has sponsored every good movement in the way of progress:veness. At the conclusion of the evening's reception the hostess served a salad course. A large number were present MR. PARIS PRICE NOW WITH FIRST NATIONAL Mr. Paris rrice, son of Mr. A. B. Price, who has been connected with the Union Trust Co. since its opening here, has resigned and accepted a position with the new National Bank here as assistant cashier. Mr. Price has had six years' bank ing experience, commencing with the Ledbetter National Bank and later with the Farmers Bank. He is thor oughly experienced in the banking business and has always been held in the highest esteem by his em ployers, being particularly noted for his efficiency. He will prove a val uable addition to the staff of For est City's 1 new National Bank. DAUGHTER BORN. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Treadway of Wadesboro, N. C., Nov. 15, a baby daughter, Betty Ann. Mrs. Treadway before her mar riage was Miss Elsie Green cf this city. 20 Pages 120 COLUMNS SI.OO Per Year in Advance HERRING BROTHERS ARE ACQUITTED Not Guilty of Murder—Super ior Court Adjourned Satur day—Many Cases Dis posed of. I Rtiiherfordton, Nov. 17.—The* I fall term of court for the trial of n criminal cases adjourned here Sat | urday morning after a busy ten j days session. Judge J. H. Harwood presided at this term of court. The last four days were consumed with the hearing of the Herring brothers case. The Herrings, Clifford and James, were on trial for the alleged slaying of Harvey Propes, of Golden Valley, on September 30. After a hard fought court battle, I the jury returned a verdict of not I guilty. The case started Wednesday morn ing, and one day was taken in selecting a jury. Over 100 men were summoned before twelve were selected. The jury took the case late Friday afternoon and re turned a verdict Saturday morning. R. L. Huffman, of Morganton, and W. C. Mcßorie, of this place, ap peared for the defendants, while Fred Hamrick assisted Solicitor J. W. Pless, Jr. Large crowds attended the trial and much interest was shown in the outcome. Other cases disposed of since last week's issue of The Courier follow: State vs. Albert Short. Verdict of guilty. Judgment that defendant b(» confined to jail eight months and as signed to work the roads of this or any other county, not to wear stripes. State vs. H. H. Womack. Judg ment of court that defendant be confined to jail two years not to wear stripes, and pay costs of case, a to tal of $150.00. Appealed to supreme court and bond posted. State vs. Geneva Squaws and Delia Hamilton. Confined to jail 90 days. State vs. Sam Taylor, Deck Tay lor and Floyd Connor. Each defen dant given four months jail sentence, to be assigned to work on road*?. Sentence suspended upon defendants app?aring at each term of criminal court for three years. State vs. C. O. Phillips. Judgment of court that defendant be confined to the county jail six months and assigned to work the roads oi this or any other county, not to wear stripes. Dewey Gilbert. Sentenced to stale prison for eight months. The case of Gar Burgin and !>-? Philbeck, charged with conspiracy, was continued. The cases against the eight officials of the dofunct Ruth erford County Bank and Tiust Co. and The Farmers Bank and Trust Co. were continued. Suspended sentences were giv.n | Garland Davis, Harvey Deaton, Sam Allen. J. L. Cochran, Will Medford and Walter Lowery for various of fenses. In the case of state \s. 0. C. Er win, former recorder, a nol pros was taken, after the county commission ers. state and county auditors agree 1 that the failure of settlement was at least in part due to bona fide claims made by defendant for creditors to which he claimed to be entitled, and after stating that the account was settled to the satisfaction of all con cerned a nol pros was taken. The grand jury parsed upon all bills brought before them and ad journed Saturday. Among, the bills returned were true bills against L. C. Cobb and J. M. Fteck, officials of the Chimney Rock Trust Company, and J. Lloyd Taylor and W. B. Wal ker, officials of the defunct Ruth erford County Bank and Trust Com jpany, alleging irregularities in office. BOOKS DONATED TO LIBRARY. The cfty library wishes to grate fully acknowledge a donation of several very valuable books by Dr. and Mrs. Moores. These books are of great benefit to the library an i patrons of the library will continue to remember the kindly cooperate ' spirit of Dr. and Mrs. Moores even 'though they are no longer citizens of our community.