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$6.50 to 14.50
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$4.95 t0 $14.50
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SPRING COATS AND SUITS
AT ONE-HALF PRICE
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Valuer, To 50c
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3aptists Are Rural
People Survey Says
Majority of Denomination's Adher.
ents Residents of Country,—
.Many Churches Active.
Southern Baptists are primarily a
rural people according to a rural
church survey recently completed by
Dr. E. P. Alldredge of the Survey de
partment of the Baptist Sunday school
hoard. Nashville, this survey showing
that 88.5 per cent of all Southern Bap
tist church are located in the open
country and in villages of less than 1,
i >00 population.
To these 22,043 rural churches
; there belong 2,103,205 members, the
I report shows, representing 68 per cent
| of the toal numerical strength of the
; white Baptists of the South, the total
! being 3,494,189. Of the 213,676 bap
’i ms reported bv Southern Baptist?
j during 102 *. a total of 139,663, or 65
j pf r cent were administered bv the
I rural churches. A total of 17,027 Sun
day schools are reported by these ru
| rr.l churches, or 85 1 per cent of the
j total number of schools, and the en
j rolment of these rural schools is 1,.
1318,689, or 60.7 per cent of the total
I number enro'led by all the schools of
j the denomination.
Other items in the renort show that
;r>2.2 per cent of the Baptist Young
People’s Unions are found in these
rural churches, along with 69.7 per
j cer.t of all the Woman’s Missionary
j societies, and it is only in the sub
I sections to the 75 Million Campaign
| and payments thereon, the number of
j pastors’ homes and the total value of
j church property that the rural church
os are exceeded by those of the towns
and cities. The number of church
j houses owned hy Southern Baptists
! in the country is 16,862 while the num
; her in the towns and cities is only
i 2,811. However, the value of property
I of the rural churches is only $41,454,
I 445.47, as compared to $87,063,550.53
"or *he town and city churches,
j Realizing the ned of a larger rec
| oonition of the place of the rural
churches in the councils of the de
nomination the Southern Baptist con
vention has ordered its committee on
. order of business to provide ample
time on the 1925 program for the con
] sideration of the rural churches.
A honest man never claims to be—
| he just is.
Makes the Body Strong.
Makes the Blood Rich, eoc
HOME OFFICE—WINSTON-SALEM, N. C.
AS GOOD AS THE BEST—AS STRONG AS T H E STRONGEST
IT TAKES BIG MEN AND BIG MONEY TO DO BIG THINGS
North Carolina has always had big- men, men capable of doing well whatever they
undertake. Many of them have worked wonders in developing other sections. For a long
time North Carolina dM not have much money and her peop4 sent the larger portion of
that out of the state.
U , , DID Y°U EVER stop to think
How much North Carolina has contributed in big men and money to develop other sec
tions ot the country? In recent years we have opened our eyes and begun to realize the
necessity of keeping our men and money at home to develop our own state, and she has
begun to blossom like a rose.
Suppose the money paid out by the people of North Carolina for all kinds of insurance
during the last titty years had been kept at home? What a different state we would now
___ WATCH US GROW
we arc writing over a million a month in new business. Our goal is $100 000 000 in
ten years. '
«io?rnrnlf,’000inasscte' Over $500,000 in surplus to protect policy holders. Over
$14000,000 insurance m force.
GAINS IN 1923
Cain in premium income ..$ 145,164.10
Cain in insurance in force.$4,169,929d)0
Gain in admitted assets.$ 332,752.99
66.8 per cent
60.9 per cent
100.8 per cent
Don’t you want to have a part in building a great North Carolina Life Insurance Company
and at the same time benefit yourself? If so, write us and we will have our agent call on you.
Geo. A, Grimsley, President.
C. C. Taylor, Vice-Pres. and Gen. Manager
CoLF. H. Fries President Col. H. C. McQueen, President
Wachovia Bank & 1 rust Co. Murchison National Bank
E. P. Wharton, Capitalist
MOORE & LEVERETET, General Agents, Shelby, N. C.
r? r?~»n fr=»P n^»n l^n r;=n On 1M ran ran mn r
(Continued from page Six.)
Y. W. A. Meet
At Baptist Church.
The Y. W. A.'s will meet Monday
afternoon June 9th at the Baptist
church. The hour is 4 o’clock.
Here to Attend
The following guests are arriving
this week to attend the Moore-Mc
Murry wedding; Mrs C. H. Pop go, of
Johnston City, Tenn.: Mrs. Charlie
Cox, of Rockingham; Miss Katherine
McLean of Gastonia: and Miss Julia
Morris of Norfolk, Ya.
Music Classes Give
The presentation of Mrs. MeC rd’s
and Miss Bostick’s pupils in recital
on Wednesday evening was a brilliant
event in the closing school program.
The stage was a bower of roses and
when the class entered arid sang it
was an in ;piring sight. The pupils
played with ease and poise rendering
the most difficult .pieces with the as
surance which comes of long and per
fect practice. Their technique and
flexibility were much noticed and
these splendid teachers deserve a large
amount of praise.
A. B. C. overalls. A. B. C and Mc
Kinney special overalls white back
indigo dye and just one of the best
made. Special $1.69. Wray-Hudson
- Save 25 cents to 75 cents by buy
ing a pair of men’s Big Ace, A. B. C.,
and McKinney special overalls from
Wray-Hudson Co. Adv
The hard part is to love your neigh
bor as your pelf.—Muskogee Phoer.ix.
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OFFICE IN MILLER
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NOTICE OF MOTION FOR
North Carolina—Cleveland county
In the Superior Court.
J. W, Wood, Plaintiff,
Winner Mills, Inc., Defendant.
All stockholders, creditors, dealers
and otiiers interested in the affairs of
Winer Mills, Inc., take notice that an
action as above entitled has been in. j
stituted in the Superior Court of Clev.
eland county, for a restraining order
and for a permanent r eceiver for the
Winner Mills, Ins.; and that a motion
for appointment of a permanent re.
ceiver will be heard befo-e Ids Hon.!
Judge Jas. L. Webb, in Chambers in
Shelh" on Saturday June 14, 1924, at
10 o’clock A. M., or as soon thereaft
er as counsel can be heard; and that
summons has been issued and served
upon the defendant together with 'he
copy of complaint and notice of this
motion; that a copy of all the proceed- ‘
ings related thereto are on file in the
office of the Clerk of Superior court i
and you will govern yourself accord. |
B. T. FALLS, Atty for Plaintiff.1
GRADUATING CLASS OF 55
IS NEW RECORD FOR SHELBY
Continued from First page.)
say contest; and Frances Whisnant
winner of the college scholarship of
fered by the Daughters of the Con
federacy. Shelby’s debating team that
won their way to the finals at Chapel
Hill, where they made a creditable
record before being eliminated, was
presented as follows; Nelson Calla
han, Frances Whisnant, John Me
Knight and Caroline Blanton. The de
baters were presented with the letters
“S” and “D” so that their achieve
ment might rank in importance with
athletics. Minnie Eddins Roberts, of
the graduating class, was also the
winner of the county recitation con
test and the Webb medal.
On the table where nestled the med
als, prizes and cups towered two other
large silver cups, one emblematic of
the state nigh school baseball cham
pionship and the other the Western
Carolina championship and with the
other presentation the boys who won
the first state championship in the
history of the town marched to the
stage for the plaudits of the audienie.
They were: Fred Beam, Hugh Ar
j rowood, Max Connor, Heyward Ro.-.--,
Cline Lee, Max Dixon, Hoyle L(
: Wilburn Wall, George Dedmon, Clyde
Wilson, Melvin Peeler, and Charles
In conclusion Superintendent Griffin
mentioned honors that have come to
former graduates of the Shelby high
school while in college. Those men,
tioned included: Rosalind Nix, presi
dent of student government at N\ C.
C. Vv\; Dorothy McBrayer, editor-in
chief of “The Twig’ at Meredith: at
Trinity college—Haywood Thompson,
assistant chemistry instructor; at
Carolina—Benjamin Kendall, instruc
tor in science; Miles Ream, freshman
football, and J. J. McMurry freshman
football and track; at State—Clyde
H*ey, jr., I'ine Burr scholarship so
ciety, football manager, vice-president
Southern Federation of colleges, and
president of student government;
Henry Kendall treasurer student gov
ernment, assistant manager of base
ball, class secretary and treasurer;
Man gum Roberts, Phi Kappa Phi
scholarship fraternity; Robert Beam,
se'-retary house of student govern
ment; Fred Logan sheriff court of
*» ustoms; Randolph Logan football
monogram and house of student gov
ernment; John Anthony, Hopson Aus
tell and Ben Hendrick freshman foot
ball: Edwin Webb, class poet and his
torian; Thomas Harrill, president of
sophomore class and freshman base
bail; Brenr.u college—Elizabeth Webb
named student representative of Y.
W. C. A. to world conference in Eng
land this summer.
Tom Bryce Mitchell lead his class
in medicine at University of N. C.,
won medal for highest grade on exam
ination at University of Pennsylvania,
and apointment as interne in Univer
sity hospital, Philadelphia.
With airplane traffic you soon may
he able to cross the Atlantic as safely
and as quickly as you cross the street.
A man is as old as he feels, but a
woman is only as old as she acts.
GENUINE ARMSTRONG’S BURLAP
$1,122 Per Square Yard
An exceptional offer. Genuine burlap
back I) oracle linoleum in a large assort
ment of patterns including tile designs, at
this lo wprice of $1,121 square yard.
Also—Inlaid Linoleum in a variety of
late designs and color tones—$2.25 to
$2.75 square yard.
JNO. M. BEST FURNITURE CO.
Shelby, N .C.
LIST OF DEEDS OH
R. L. Hunt and wife to II. L. and
Velma Hamrick, lot in Lattimorc for
Ephram Crotts to Wro. Perry to
tracts in No. 10 township of 50 and
13 1-2 acres for $600.
C. H. Reinhart and Lottie Mr. Low
ling to T. C. Ramsey and Jno F. Bow
ling, one-half acre one-half mile* east
of Shelby for $1,800.
C. S. Hendrix and wife to A. W.
M"Murrv lot ir. South Shelby for $2,.
Nora H. Black and John M, Black
to I>. L. Houser, lot on Suttle Street
B. F. Curtis to J, R. Robinson lot
No. 20 in Curtis property for $2 500.
M. J. Harrill, C. E. Huntley, J. A.
Wilkie and wives to J. R. Cline and
Mike L. Borders lot in Cyclone Auc
tion division for $300.
Heirs of C. B. Brdiges to Mrs. Mar
garet Bridges Holland, 44 acres in
j No. 2 township for $5 and other val
j liable considerations.
Heirs of C. B. Bridges to Filial) E.
Bridges, 40 acres in No. 2 township
I'or $5 and other valuable considera
j R. L. Weathers ar.d J. Mac Green
I to Charlie Miller, lot in Freedmon
R. I.. Weathers and J. Mae Green to
f Dave . Miller, lot in Freedmon $1,250.
I Also lots in same section to James
: London, Robert Logan, Jesie London
land Garland London for 31.250 each,
j S. S. Mauney to Mrs. Alice McKin
j.ney and husband E. G. McKinney un.
i divided half interest in two tracts o'
’ 'and in No. 6 township for $10 and
[ other valuable considerations.
E. F. McKinney and wife to Mrs.
Rachael Mauney, undivided half in- *
i tercst in 389 acres for $10 ami other
vat uable considerations.
M. L. Borders and wife to Cvclone
Aucti'-n Co.. 61 acres on Cleveland
Spring road for $20,000.
TRY STAR WANT AD0
DR. A. PTTT BEAM
Shelby, N. 0. Phone 188
Tn Dr. Ware’s farmer office.
Shelby National Bank Bldg.
Attorney at Law
Being sold at 25c
to 75c less than
our low regular
prices. Many peo
ple have bought 4
to 6 in the past
Union Suits 95c,
$1.25 and $1.50.
$4.95 and up.
Socks free with
each pair oxfords.