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VOL. XXXII, No. 18
THE CLEVELAND STAR, SHELBY, N. C.
FRIDAY, FEB. 20, 1921.
$2.00 A YEAR IN ADVANCE
BLOCK ID GO ON
WILL BE SOLD MONDAY.
Various Estimates As To How
Much Property Will Bring—
Terms Cash, Open 20 Days.
The Court view hotel property front !
Ing 130 feet on the court Square and|
200 feet on N. LaFayette street will j
be sold at public auction for division 1
on Monday, March 3rd, this being one i
on the most valuable pieces of busi- '
ness property ever thrown on the mar
ket in Shelby. Various estimates,
have been made as to how much this j
block will bring, the estimates run
ning all the way from $50,000 to $00,
000. The buildings are among the old
tse in Shelby and consequently much
out of date, but the central looat n j
of the real estate makes it well suited
for business property.
The property originally belonged to
Mrs. Zulia Green, who inherited it
from her father Crawford Durham.
Mrs. Green’s only son W. C. Corbett,
by her fh\>t hurband, inherited the
propertyand was sole owner for a
number of years until Jack Palmer
of Shelby married a daughter of Mr.
Corbett and bought a half interest in
the block. Sometime last year, Mr.
Palmer sold one-third of his interest
to Mai Spangler and William
Lineberger, making Palmer, Spang
ler and Lineberger owners of one
half of the block. The property is
now being offered for sale as a whole
Tor division among the present own
ers and the bidding will no doubt be
spirited. The Rale will be for cash, al
though according to the law the bid
must stand open for twenty days,
subject to a raise of five per cent.
Prominent Farmer of No. 8 Township
Dies At Age 65- Wife And Six
Mr. Walter Lattimore, prominent |
frrmcr of No. 8 township (lied at his j
home near Polkvillc Tuesday morning
at 4 o’clock following a protracted ill
ness dating back to a year or more
a no when he suffered a strnV» of w- .
alysis. Mr. Lattimore was the son of
the late Dobbin Lattimore who for a I
number of years served faithfully on !
the county board of commissioners.
He lived at the old Lattimore fl oine- I
stead where he was born and was a j
fien farmer and citizen. Big of body he
was also b:g of heart, and was a man
of positive likes and dislikes, possess
ing a strong mind which he cultivated
by close reading on all matters of pub
lic concern. He was a staunch friend
to his friends, a faithful father and
husband and a man of unusual intelli
Mr. Lattimore was •'"•.> years of nee
Inst July. He was married to Miss
Rachael Packard, a sister of the late
W. Lee Packard of Sue1 by who sur
vives with six children. Jack who lives
in West Virginia, Bur gin who lives :n
Charlotte, Dobin and Miss Lucy who
live at home, Mrs. Flay Jenkins and
Mrs. Ben Jenkins of this cAunty. One
brother Charlie Lattin ore and one sis
ter, Miss Susan Lati'more who made
her home with him at the old Lntti
more homestead, also survive. One
brother, Jack, died in Texas many
years ago while •another sister, Mrs.
Robert Wells died in this county a
few years ago.
The funeral was conducted from his
home Wednesday afternoon at 2
o’clock by Revs. A. C Irvin and I). G.
Washburn amid a large crowd of
friends, despite the inclement weather.
The floral offerings were many and
varied, a fitting testimony to the high
esteem in which he was held. The in
terment was in thi I<attmore cemetery
near his home.
GOVERNOR MAY CALL AN
EXTRA SESSION LEGISLATURE
The report of the state ship and
water transportation commission is
expected about March 1, says Gover
nor Cameron Morrison, the executive,
who added that “if I see that I can
get this thing through'I am going to
call an extra session of the legisla
The governor was speaking at a
meeting arranged by the chamber of
commerce in the interest of water
^transportation. He said that he was
confident that the report would be fav
orable to water transportation and
that North Carolina would never get
fust freight rates until it had water
You can get a heating stove at
cost at The Farmers Hardware Co.
IIDS IE TOM
WHEN MULES JUMP
Grover Man Suffers Accident—Poul
try Knitting on the Increase—
Two Cars Collide.
.Special to The Star.
Grov’er, Feb. 26.—The weather has
been inclement here since Sunday
night, although we have not had any
snow or sleet. It has been raining un
der a cold wind all day.
Some of the more fortunate of our
Grover citizens are making out their
income tax returns during these last
Several people in and around Gro
ver are turning their attention to the
poultry industry. And it seems from
reports that they are finding it both
pleasant and profitable. Mr. T. S.
Keeter is using artificial lightning
with his white leghorns and claimi
that it pays handsomely in the in
creased egg production.
The friends of Mrs. C. C. Wallace,
who is in the city hospital at Gas
tonia recuperating from a major op
eration. are glad to learn that she Is
Mr. G. L. Moore of the Mt. Parran
community who has been confined to
his home for several weeks is report
ed to be in a more critical condition
for the past several days.
Wet are glad to learn that Mrs. W.
J. Moss who has been suffering with
catarrh for several days is improving.
Mr. Arnim Rollins, a veteran of the
world war, left Saturdav to spend
some time in the hospital at Oteen,
where he will take special treatment.
Mrs. Rollins and little Miss Alweda
will spend the time during his ab
senro with Mrs. Rollin’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. A. Mullinax.
Mr. D. .T. Keeter has been kept in
for seevral days with a severe cold.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Dickson and Mr.
Fllis Turner of Charlotte visited in
the home of their sister Miss Bessie
't'nrner last Sunday.
Mrs. Lula Foster was visiting rela
tives in Grover during the last week
Dr. W. C. Oatee of Belmont visited
his parents. Dr. and Mrs. George
OatoS in Grover last Sunday.
Mrc. Nancy McRwaln visited her
son Mr. L. B. McSwain at Dallas last
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Oates of Ruth
erfordton were Sunday visitors In
Mr. O. A. Mullinax suffered a right
na inful accident several days ago
when i ro'fl'k of mules he was wat
ering jumped and tore his hand with
the reins of their hridl".s. ft seems
that he was holding both reins be
tween the th’rd and fourth finder of
h:s right hand when the mules punn
ed apart fearin'' the finger anart. for
come distance down into the palm of
the hand. The wound seems to be
M’-s Mne"-;o Lee Harry is visiting
reintjves in Grover for some time.
M;ss Maty Sue Hunt returned last
work from a visit to relatives near
A Dort and a Ford car collided on
the national highway between Gro
ver and Blacksburg Sunday. They
were considerably damaged no one
was' seriously hurt.
Shelby Boy 111 At
Ilarvey Gardner, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Clarence Gardner, of this place,
.continues ill with typhoid fever at Lin
coln Memorial University, Harrogate,
There have been two deaths during
the epidemic of typhoid fever, which
has been raging in the University
since Jan. 19, according to an an
nuoncement by Dr. C. B. Crittenden,
State Health Commissioner. Several
students are reported seriously ill.
About seventy-five cases have devel
The disease is characterized by
health authorities as the “walking ty
phoid,” and examination is expected
to substantiate the belief that the
disease originated from a human car
rier. Tests made by the State show
that the water and milk supplies were
Two floors of the girls’ dormitory
have been converted into a hospital,
with thirty nurses and no students are
allowed to leave the institution.
Central Methodist Church.
Sunday school at 9:45 a. m. Our
Sunday school is growing in attend
ance and interest. We need your help.
Bon on hand Sunday promptly at 9:45
Every member of the Bible class is
urged to be present. On connection
with the lesson a “Memorial service”
for two of our faithful members, R.
F. Leonard and Dr. B. H. Palmer will
be held. Service at 11 a. m. and 7:30
p. m. conducted by the pastor. A most
cordial invitation is extended to you.
Three Sisters and One Brother Sheriff
Logan Living in Cleveland
The following from Tuesday’s Spar
tanburg (S. C.,) Herald will be of in
terest to many Cleveland county
friends, Mrs. Botnar having three sis
ters here and having formerly lived
at Boiling Springs where her chil
dren attended school:
Mrs. William Bomar, widow of the ;
late William Bomar, died in her 72nd i
year at the residence of her daughter |
Mrs. S. A. Wideman, yesterday aft
ernoon at 2:30 o’clock. Death came |
suddenly. She attended services at the !
First Baptist church Sunday night, j
having been an active member foi I
The funeral services will be con
ducter at the residence of her daugh
ter, Mrs. S. A. Wideman on Kennedy
street^ at 1 o’clock this afternoon by
Dr. William L. Ball, pastor of the 1st j
Baptist church, assisted by Dr. G. L.
Kerr, pastor of the Associated Re
formed Presbyterian church, and Dr.
R. F. Morris pastor of Bethel Metho
dist church, interment will be in Oak
Mrs. Bomar is survived by one
laughter, Mrs. S. A. Wideman, of this
city and two sons. H. J. Bomar, of
Manning, and William Bomar, of this
city. Four sisters also survive, Mrs.
John Ellis, of Grover, N. C., Mrs.
Amanda McBrayer of Shelby, N. C»;
Mrs. Lillie Erwin of Shelby, N. C.,
and Mrs. Ida Hogue, Newark, Ark.,
and a brother, Sheriff Hugh A. Logan
of Shelby, N. C. v
Her husband, William M. Bomar,
died six years ago.
Today It Leap-Year
$1 For Each New Babe
Today is February 29th—leap year
dajr. The children that are born into
the worl/^ on this day will have a
birthday every four years and will
consequently be denied many birthday
praecnts which other Children born on
other days will no doubt receive. The
Star, therefore, will give $ 1.00 sav
ings account in any one of the three
Shelby banks to the babies that are
born in Cleveland county on this day.
There may be just one, or there may
be a dozen, but a baby that has just
one-fourth as many birthdays as the
children born on the other 365 days,
deserves something to even up. Ac
cording to vital statistics there were
343 children born last year in No. 6
township, an average of nearly one a
day. If the population in No. 6 is ode
third the population of the whole
county,there are three children born
every day in Cleveland. This offer of
$1 for each child born February 29th
stands open to white and colored
children born anywhere in Cleveland
county today. Parents can claim the
money by furnishing the physician’s
birth certificate which each physician
is required by law to furnish the
J. L. Lackey Buys The
Buick Agency Here
J. Lawrence.- Lackey has purchased
the entire Thompson-Lackey Motor
company ’nterest here and will con
tinue the Buick agency under his per
sonal name. Mr. Lackey has been the
popular salesman and manager of the.
Buick agency for some months and
has met with wonderful success, put
ting out new models. He declared that
the four-wheel brake is tried and true
and those who have bought the new
cars with the four-wheel brakes, are
well pleased. Mr. Lackey takes over
the Thompson interest in the com
pany and will hereafter keep a num
ber of late model cars on hand in his
show rooms which will be continued
for the present at the same location
on West Warren street. Larger quar
ters will soon be provided and he Will
give increased attention to service,
maintaining a garage and a full and
complete line of parts for all models.
TRIAL OF RODMAN
TO BEGIN FRIDAY
Judge A. M. Stack has ordered Sher
iff W. O. Cochran to call a venire of
25 men for the selection of a jury to
try Alex Rodman, negro, Friday on
the charge of murdering John Fesper
Rodman, self-confessed slayer of the
young officer, son of Deputy Sheriff
>Yic Fesperman, of Mecklenburg was
arraigned Tuesday afternoon shortly
before 3 o’clock. He was brought to
Charlotte from the Statesville jail,
where he had been confined since Sun
day morning, by Chief Orr, Detective
McGraw and Rural Officer Dodgen,
who arrested him Saturday night near
the scene of the crime. After the ar
raignment he was hurried away and
was again taken out of Charlotte to |
■fewait trial, but not to Statesville.
FARM SCENES SHOWN.
Mrs. Canipe, Of Kin«s Mountain,
Tells How She Bought Her
Home With Baskets.
The February issue of the "exten
sion Farm-News,” published by the
aricultural extension service of State
college and the state department of
agriculture, devotes quite a hit of
space to this county. Tftree Cleveland
county scenes are shown, one being a
cotton scene on Sam Lattimore's
farm, V.hile the two others show Mrs.
Bettie Canipe. of Kings Mountain,
and the home she bought with the has
kets made and sold by her.
The first photograph shows the
home demonstration club meeting
with Mrs. Canipe on the porch of the
home "bought with baskets"; another
picture shows Mrs. Canipe with a
number of her baskets. The cotton
scene on the Lattimorc farm is a
dusting demonstration in connection
with boll weevil control.
Mrs. Canipe Tells Story.
The editor of the Farm News while
on a tour of the state visited Mrs.
Canipe’s home, but did not at that
time secure the story of her basket
making. The story, written by Mrs.
Canipe. and sent to the farm News
through the courtesy of Mrs. Irma P.
Wallace, county home demonstration
agent, was carried in full by the Ex
tension paper and was as follows:
“In the spring of 1921 my family of
three, consisting of myself, husband
and stepdaughter, were in debt, with
little to eat and practically nothing
with which to make a crop fosr that
year. I was in poor health, but I put
my brains to work and remembered
that my widowed mother made sew
ing baskets and stocking baskets
when I was a little girl. More times
than once I was hungry »pd tired on
the creek banks gathering willow to
make baskets. I learned' to m^ke,
small baskets then, about'" 50 years
ago. So in 1921 I decided to try to
make some baskets to take to town.
We sold a few to houses, and then I
sold one to a merchant in which to
put his lettuce. Then I went to an
other, who bought all we had and
gave us pay in groceries. That made
me feel good, for I knew we had
sometning to eat tor awhile anyway,
but I had about supplied the town.
“Soon after that I was back in
town again trying to sell baskets,
when one day a lady told me to try
and see if" I could make flower bas
kets. I can see her now raising her
hand and telling me to make them
with high handles. She told me that
if I could learn to make them I could
sell all I could make. That was a dif
ferent basket from what I had made,
but I determined to try my best. I
sold all I could make. I didn’t keep a
record of my sales in 1921, but kept
plenty to eat. I next bought a cheap
horse and buggy, and would often
work until 11 o’clock at night design
ing baskets. I soon began to have five
and ten dollars to put in the bank,
and then I began to wonder if it were
possible for me to have a home of
my own. I soon decided to do my bes't.
I paid one hundred dollars on my
home in 1921, and moved into it in
November, 1922. I next got me two
calendars, using one for keeping ac
count of my basket-making, and the
other for cash. So, you see, I now
know exactly what I did. I made 783
baskets and received $375.20 in cash
in 1922. I haven’t take time this past
vear to keep a record. I buy most of
the material used to make baskets
now', and I make flower, fruit and
sandwich baskets, serving trays, fern
eries, pardinieres and pedestals. 1
make several designs of each and
have paid for my home, and all my
thanks and gratitude are to the Mak
er of all things.”
At the First Baptist Church.
The pastor, Dr. Lemons will ocupy
the pulpit at both the morning and
evening services. Sunday school- at
9:45 a. m., and a place for you. The
men have been given the school in
spiration forthe several last Sundays
and if you are not lined up with eith
er of the classes you have been miss
ing something. New classes have re
cently been organized for the women
and the whole school has taken on
new life. If you are not a member of
any other Sunday school we need you
and you need us. You are invited to
all the services of the church. Strang
ers and visitors are welcome.
Look over your kitchen see what
you need then come down and get it
out of our bargain basement. Farm
er’s Hardware Co. Ad
Workers will Leave County Friday
But ( ampainn Will he Followed
I p With Ivssay Contest.
Workers staging the first county
wide “Milk for Health” campaign in
North Carolina have during this week
visited practically every school and
community in Cleveland county, ex
plaining proper consumption of milk
and- -the food value of milk. In addi
tion to visiting the schools, worker*
have also visited- the mills of the
county during noon hours, stressing
the importance of milk as a health
The schools have responded encour
agingly, according to national and
Uate extension workers. Some of the
schools song milk songs for their vis
itors, while others put on plays in
vh'ch milk played the leading role.
\t the Lattimorc school an attractive
play, “Milk, the Queen of Foods”, war
riven. That the campaign is already
having ita effect is shown in the fact
hat auite a number of school children
are already carrying milk with them
*.o school. Extension workers give
•onsiderablo credit for the success of
'he campaign to the co-operation of
county and city superintendents,
eaohers and others who have taken
an interest in the work. Every child
-a urged to fill in the card showing
‘he amount of milk consumed daily
and his or her actual weight.
Saturday morning at 11 o’clock
rree moving pictures will be shown a'
♦he Princess theatre. The titles of
‘he films are “Sir Laetus—The White
Milk Knfightj” and “Nature's Best
Follow-up Essay Contest.
The federal and state extension
workers will leave the county this
week to wage campaigns ‘elsewhere
:n the state, but as a follow-up to the
?ampaign, the campaign committee
s offering prizes for the best essays
>n the food value of milk.
The contest is open to pupils in the
tounty and city schools in Cleveland
county grouped as follows: Grades 5,
>, 7—first group; high school grades
The following prizes will be given
'n each group: First prize: $3.00; sec
and prize: $2.00; For the next ten beat
assays $1.00 each will be given.
The following titles are suggested
for the essays: “The food value of
milk and dairy products;” “Milk in
the diet of the athlete”; “The dairy
cow, first aid to health”; “The use of
nilk in the home.”
These are suggestion* but eontes
♦ants may select their own titles, pro
vided their theme has to do with the
food value of milk. The essays are
not to exceed 200 words. Each school
may submit five essays from each
group. A sealed envelope containing
name, addresses and grade of contes
tant and name of school should be
attached to each essay.
The essays are to be sent into the
iff ice of County Superintendent J. C.
Newton not later than Saturday
W. M. Wellmon I* Part
Owner Of Church
W. Monroe Wellman is a part own
er of the Central Methodist church
property which was sold Monday of
[this week by J. E. Webb who owned
the property for three days. Mr.
Wellman is a third owner, Cicero
Lutz and Tom Webb, contractors each
owning a third. These gentlemen do
not know yet what they will do with
the church after it comes into their
possession after the Methodists vacate
it for their handsome new church
building under process of erection on
the opposite corner. They bought it
for an investment end one of them
stated yesterday that they may not
own it the latter part of this year
when the church turns it over Should
they not sell, they expect to rent to
the best advantage possible for some
VALENCIA GROWS TOO
MUCH COTTON TO SELL
The cotton growers of the Province
Valencia, having obtained excellent
*rops in their initial effort to make
Spain independent of foreign cotton,
now find themselves lacking a market
in which to sell their crop, as the
Spanish industrialists have not placed
sufficient orders to absorb the home
grown staple Owing to the work and
expenses connected with the planting
of cotton, the gowers have decided not
to increase the area of production un
til the Spanish cotton users place or
ders with them meriting such a step.
Mr. Wayne Brown from Waco vis
ited his mother, Mrs. Brown in the
home of Mr. Monroe Beam during the
last week end.
There will be preaching at the
Grover Baptist church next Sunday
morning and night. The public is cor
| dially invited to attend these services.
Member of Virginia Gang Confeaaea
to Disponing of Stolen Machines
City Detectives J. C. Lewis and W.
T. Kessler, of Danville, after paying
he costs for Luther Fry, in the New
ton jail for failure to pay a fine in
* liquor case, left late Tuesdayafter
r>oon for the Virginia city with their
prisoner, who confessed to the lar
ceny of four automobiles and waived
•pquisition rights. He is being carried
hrough the country in an automobile
With R. P. Harris, state automo
die instector, the Virginia detectives
tnd Hickory officers for the past two
lays have been delving into the al
eged ring of automobile thieves who
‘lave sold stolen cars in Lincolnton
ind Hickory and as a result of their
nvestigation, place the number miss
ing at more than 60. Mr. Harris said
the number would run that large, the
/irginia detectives would not be sur
mised if 100 were stolen.
' Fry said he did not know the mem
»ers of the gang in Danville and vi-'
•inity. as he operated only from this |
•nd. Officers are looking for Mike and
Ienry Hudson, brothers, who are be- j
ieved to be ring leaders in the band
Nine automobiles sold to Linco'n:
:ounty citizens will be returned to1
heir owners, Mr. Harris said, and at
'east half a dozen in and around
Hickory. In no case was the motor
Officers began work on the case a
veek ago in Lincoln county where
Hudson, who was wanted there for
selling liquor, was arrested when a
lew Ford car witha Virginia number
vas found in his possession. Broughtj
to Hickory and convicted Hudson de
■lined to pay a fine and it was not
until this was remitted and the Vir
Tinia detectives paid the costs would
’ie consent to aafcmpany them to
Fifty Automobile* Handled.
Bewteen 60 and 75 stolen automo
biles are said to have been handled by
the alleged automobile thieves plying
between Lincolnton and Danville, Va.,
according to E. H. Byers, jr., of Lin
lolnton, who discussing developments
,'n the recent expose. He stated that
here were eight cars in his garage
which are believed to be stolen and
which are being investigated. He laid
that seven more "could easily be pick
ed up” in the vicinity.
38 Per Cent of Shelby School Children
Cnder Weight—Prise for In
crease. Notice to Parents.
(By Mins Irma Bowman, School
The school nurse is offering a prize
of $2.50 in gold to the underweight
school child who gains the most
weight by 1st April, 1924.
Contest confined to children in
grades one to seven inclusive.
Total number of children weighed
Number of under "weight found,
Central school 111, Lafayette 41 j Ma
rion 59. Total of 217 or 28 per cent
Notice has been sent to parents, of
all children who are under weight,
and they are urged to give this care
At the time children were weigh
ed about 12 per cent were absent, on
account of measles and whooping
cough. Doubtless a large per centage
of these are underweight, as those
underweight are more suscepible to
any infectious or contagious disease.
High school pupils have not been
weighed but this report will be made
as soon as the work can be done.
We count on the cooperation of all
high school boys and girls and those
interested in them, for they can under
stand and appreciate the inter-depen
dence of the mind and the body, and
we hope that when they are weighed
the per centage of under weights will
be very much less. It is better to have
a reserve weight .-of ten or twenty
than be half pound under weight.
This idea is emphasized by the stress
put on athletics in all well regulated
schools. Our schools are taking ad
vanced steps along this line, and de
serve the commendation and co-over
ation of all interested in the rounded
development of our children. We are
ambitious to occupy a position with
the most advanced.
The milk campaign now on, is in
tended to teach the value of milk in
the building of the body.
Had it ever occurred to you that
you save liberally by trading at
Campbells? Its the truth. "ty.
MURDERER OF COOK
HAS BEEN CAUGHT;
HEA1G IN MARCH
ARRESTED IN CHARLOTTE.
Wyncbcrger Admits Killing The
Cleveland County Youth Last
September In Gastonia.
Phillip Wyneberger, self-confessed
murderer of Claud Cook, Cleveland
county youth, rn the night of Satur
day Sept. 22nd, 1923, near the Ozark
Mills offi'-e in East Gastonia* will face
tiial early in March at a special term
of Gastona criminal court, according
fo a statement given out by Sheriff
Robert Rhyne of Gaston county Mon
Wyneberger, VFhile visiting friands
in Charlotte Saturday af'ernoon, was
a-rested by'Officer Dan Bradley who
is to receive a reward of $60 for the
arrest. The man was taken at a
:’almer street house in Charlotte. It
G f tated he admitted his identity and
the killing of Cook.
The killing of Cfaud Cook by Phillip
'Vyneberger happened about 11 o'clock
Saturday night, September 22nd.
Wyneberger was standing on the high
way near the-Ozajrk Milk) office when
a car driven by Ctfok and also occu
pied by Wynebergers wife who was
^turning from a ride with Cook, his
brother, Sumtney Cook and Clemmie
Davis, all of Cleveland county drove
up. It-is understod that, as the car
slowed up a bit, Wyneberger jumped
upon the left running board and stab
bed Cook before any words were pass
ed. Cooks jugular vein was severed
and he died within 2 minutes. Wyne
berger escaped at that time.
Wyneberger talks freely of the plac
es he has been since thejcilling. He
states that immediately after the hap
pening he left Gastonia, went to 8o*r
anburg and from there to Kentucky.
At Covington. Ky„ Wyneberger states
he was employed for a short time by
the Y. M. C. A. of that city. Later he
was hurt in some way and carried to
railway hospital at Clifton Forge, Va.
Zol Thompson Sells
Zollie J. Thompson on this week
sold his controlling interest in . the
Thompson company woodworking
shop to his brother and minority
partner, Carl Thompson who will con
tinue the business under the same
lame at the same stand. Just how
much was involved in the transaction
s not definitely given out, but is said
‘o be from $35,000 to $40,000. The
deal not only includes Mr. Z. J. Thomp
<on’s interest in the wood working
plant, but in the real estate which in
cludes nearly a block on the South
ern railway on West Warren street.
Mr. Z. J. Thompson’s health has not
been so good for the past several
months and he decided to dispose of
his business interests in order to take
a much needed rest, after which he
will re-enter business but as yet has
no plans in mind as to what he will
Three Baptist Meetings
Planned For March 30
Rev. R. L. Lemons, D.D., who is as
sociations! director of the missionary
interest in the Kings Mountain asso
ciation says three meetings have been
nlanned for Cleveland county to be
held on the fifth Sunday in March and
Saturday before at Earl, Fallston and
Union churches. The Saturday meet
ing will be held at 10 a. m while the
Sunday meeting will be held at 11 a.
m„ 3 p. m., and 7:30 p. m. These
churches will be the centers of three
groups and the surrounding churches
are asked not only to be represented
by their pastors, but by others. The
various churches belonging to these
three groups will be given later. Prom
inent out-of-town speakers will be
present at each of these meetings.
At Shelby Hardware
There will be a demonstration of
B. F.'Avery and Sons line of farm
implements on Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday at the Shelby Hardware
company store, according to an an
nouncement made yesterday by Mr.
,Wm. McCord. A factory representa
tive will be here to hold the demon
stration and all of the farm imple
ments suitable to this section will be
shown. A No. 31 Avery turning and
a Cricket turning plow will be given
away as prizes under terms and con
ditions mentioned in letters which
have been mailed to fanners of this
section calling their attention to the
Avery demonstration. A lprge crowd
of farmers will no doubt be here
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for