North Carolina Newspapers

Of This Paper Is Greater
Than The Population Given
Shelby In The 1920 Census
VOL. XXXII, No. 72
Of Shelby And The State’s
Fertile Farming Section.
Modern Job Department.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 12, 1924.
Hight School Boys Begin Regular
Practice I'nder Direction of
Morris, the New, Coach.
Tile Shelby high football outfit, reg
ulars, aspirants and others, are be
ing whipped into shape for the coming
season by daily drill and practice on
the city ball park under the direction
of “Casey” Morris, new coach, who ar
rived this week. Some 25 or 30 boys
have answered the call issued by Mor
ris and a number more are expected
out next week when school opens.
Prospects as viewed from the sidelines
during preliminary practice only are
that more and better material than
ever before is on hand with which to
begin a season. Barring mishaps, Shel
by has several good reasons on which
to base hope for a championship elev
Among the boys out are several now
men who will enter school thip year
and should prove good additions to the
eleven. Among them are Hackney,
Furches and Ellerbee, players of;
some experience, and in their last year
of high school will be candidates for i
the eleven in order to gain an insight
of the Fetzer system as taught by
Morris. The local line should he one.
of the most outstanding in the state.
Harry Grigg will likely be back in at
renter, Captain Auten and Fred
Beam will be at their regular tackle,
positions, while there are a number
of sturdy built youngsters from which :
to select the two guards. Newman, a
regular, will be back on one wing, pro
vided his injured foot does not pre
vent. There is some talk that Cline
Lee, brilliant guard last year and star
shortstop o nthe baseball team, will be
shifted to one end because of hi,
speed, length, sureness in receiving
passes and his deadly tackles. How
ever, few berths appear to “be on ice"
as yet as there are several hard-work
ing candidates for every position. In j
the backfield is a versatile lot. Max)
Connor, all state player, will perhaps
run the eleven at quarter, although
both Furches and Hackney half backs
have experience in handling a team.!
Hllerbee, one of the candidates for the .
berth of full back, is a hefty speci
men and fast on his feet. All of the I
hacks are shifty and good broken
field runners, while both Connor and i
Hackney are acurate passer.: and Fur
ches and Ellerbee are experienced in
pulling the pigskin out ofthe air while
running at full speed. Among the oth
er backfield men are several good
substitutes and regulars from preced
ing years, such as Hopper and Ded
mon, who may he moved to the line,
Babington, Jones the Wilsons and oth
Golden Brothers
Circus Here Monday
Lone famous for strange and cu
rious forms of animal life to be found
in no other zoological garden or me
nagerie “Golden Bros.’ big four ring
trained wild animal Circus” this year
contains an exhibit which is pow oc
cupyine the attention of scientists and
naturalists everywhere. It is the only j
white camel ever seen in captivity and j
the only one ever brought to this coun
try. Prof. Knude. who has given a
great deal of study to the subject
claims he finds this remarkable ani-j
mal a descendant of the few white |
camels which survived the storms'
which about the year 1700 overwhelm
ed the villages of the Gobi pleteau and ;
killed all the people; at any rate it is
a prize of which any circus might j
justly boast and yet it is but one of
the many valuable displays made by J
the Golden Bros’ big four ring Trained !
Wild Animal circus, which is to be
seen in Shelby Monday Sept. 15th.
New Hilliard Tea
Room Opens.
One of the most interesting: events j
°f the week was the opening: of the j
Hilliard tea room by Mrs. R. E. Ware 1
at 508 West Warren street on Tues-'
day afternoon from 3:30 to 6. The op
ening; of this tea room is quite an in- ■
novation for Shelby and Mrs. Ware’s,
formal opening; on Tuesday has al-i
ready proved its popularity by the;
number of women calling; during the i
hours and the reservations already
made for this week.
The tea room proper and dining
room, rest and gift rooms were de
corated with fall flowers and receiv
ing with Mrs. Ware were here sister,
Mrs. J. R. Dukes, Mrs. Mae Conner,
Miss Mae Connor and Mrs. Brady.
The next time Shelby people have j
« charitable feeling they should look
around the home and find the stray j
and unused school books to be turn-!
cd over to Welfare Officer Smith.
There are a number of children who
will appreciate that bit of time and
the books.
^ ou're missing a sensation by not
riding one of the new seats at Heavy’8
and hearing the piano. Ad
More rarmers Are
Asking About Co-Op
Marketing System
Following Visit Here of Blalock Col
• on farniers of County Are Be
coming Interested in Co-Ops.
I <>11 <>\\ ing the visit here and speech
last Saturday in the court house bv I
General Manager U. B. Blalock many!
lev, land county cotton farmers here
tofore somewhat shy of the North
arolfna Cotton Growers cooperative!
association are now showing interest!
in the marketing system of the asso-l
ciation. With two years experience in
handling the cotton crop of the state
it is sinking in on the farmer., that'
off coals of the organization must,
know what they are about. New mem
bers are being received and many oth
ers are making inquiries about the
In his speech here Mr. Blalock in
formed the farmers that the associa
tion had made arrangements to use!
the f lantera and Merchants warehouse
here as the delivery center, and ad
vised the members of the association
when possible to deliver to the Ideal
center warehouse.
Expect Good Year.
In repards to the coming year the
Cotton Growers Bulletin says:
"With a trained force of workers
and with the most modern labor sav
ing and economical office machinery,
the association is prepared to make
a considerable saving in operating ex
pense the coming season. Lower in
surance rates, lower storage rates,
some concessions in freight rates and
a substantial reduction in interest
rates are among the features. It is
estimated that the saving to the mem
bers of the association in operation
expense will be close to $200,000.
“The first year of operation the
association handled over 135,000 bales
of cotton and averaged for its mem
bers slightly more than 25 cents a
pound. Approximately 10,000 bales of
the cotton received was old cotton de
livered by members who have joined
the association.
"Reports for the second year show
that approximately 131,000 bales were
handled and that the total operating
expense by reason of gelling direct to
consumer was very substantially re
duced. The members received 29 cents
a pound net for middling cotton—a
very good price for the season and in
fact the second highest average price
in a period of over half a century. In
the beginning of the season, the man
agement mapped out a program and
followed it. A liberal advance pay
ment was made on delivery another
payment was made in December, an
other in the early spring and the final
settlement in July. By this program,
the membership received money dur
ing the season, as they were in need
of it—The members received 70 per
cent of the value of the cotton before !
December 25.
“Now with the opening of the third
season, and in view of the fact that
several thousand new members have
joined during the summer months, the
management looks forward to a suc
cessful season—the association will
make an advance payment to all mem
bers of $70 on every bale weighing
500 pounds and over with slightly re
duced advance^ on lighter bales. The
association has arranged with the
North Carolina agricultural credit
corporation for marketing loans on all
cotton of the members, these loans to
be made at the time of delivery and at
a vefy low interest rate. These mark
eting loans on bales weighing 500
pounds and over are set at $20 a bale
—by this arrangement member* can
secure $90 on every 500 pound bale
if desired on delivery."
More Real Estate
Sales Are Reported
Real estate in the town and county
continues active. J. B. Nolan reports
Charles Z. Randall of Toluca has
purchased through Mr. Nolan the A.
Wayne McMurry farm of 57 1-2 acres
at aconsideration of around $4,500
and A. Wayne McMurry has purchas
ed from Frank H. Lee of Polkville 50
acres at S150 per acre.
Jack Ligon has purchased through
Anthony and Anthony a lot on the
Cleveland Springs road from Dewey
Plummer. This lot has a frontage of
75 feet on the highway,
Renn Drum and Lee B. Weathers
have purchased for $5,000 through
Anthony and Anthony from J. M.
Burns of Marshville, 250 feet on the
paved street leading to the Seaboard
depot and fronting 130 feet on N.
Washington street, this being a part
of the Purvis property. This corner lot
will be graded and cut into four nice
building lots approximately 65x130
feet and sold.
The Detroit Free Press says there
is one thing that can be said for the
iceman: He does not commence about
November urging us to put in next
summer’s stock.
Shelby does not have a training
table for her athletes, but they all eat
at Heavy’s Cafe. Adv
NoMp Young Woman and Mother of
Eight Children is Victim of
Strange Death.
Mrs. Marvin Lutz die 1 early Mon
day morning at her home near Bel
wood in u most peculiar manner and
her untimely passing is a source of
great sorrow to her many frier.ds.
Mrs. Lutz had not comp’lined espec
ially of sickness other than she was
exhausted from waiting on her several
sick children. The loss of sleep and the
long but patient hours of work and
worry over her loved ones caused her
suffering. When the family physician
come on Sunday to visit the little
ones, Mrs. Lutz was given a hypoder
mic. This eased her suffering and Sun
day night she fell to sleep. Members
of her family tried to arouse her when
they thought her sleep should have
ended but she continued to sleep until
next morning. When she did awake,
she got up from the bed and hurried
to the fireplace, calling to her husband
and declaring that death was near.
Her husband was at her side when she
passed away. Four of the children are
still sick, three of them seriously'.
Mrs. Lutz was the oldest daughter
of Mr. Bob Elliott and a noble Chris
tian woman, a devoted wife and moth
er, tireless in her interest and efforts
about home. She was a faithful mem
ber of Kadesh church and loved by all
who knew her. Seventeen years ago
she married Marvin Lutz, one of the
most substantial farmers of upper
Cleveland and to this union of 17 years
were blessed with eight bright chil
dren, all of whom survive, together
with her mother, Mrs. Bob Elliott, one
sister Mrs. Clarence Spangler and
three brothers, Maurice, Ernest and
Marvin Elliott.
The funeral was conducted Tuesday
by Revs. L. E. Stacy, John Green and
Rev. Mr. Morgan of Kadesh church
where the interment took place at
noon, a large crowd paying a tribute
of respect to her beautiful life and
Receiving Points For
Co-Ops iii Cleveland
The following places in Cleveland
county have been designated as official
receiving poin's for cotton by the
North Carolina Cooperative Cotton
Grower* association: Planters and
Merchants warehouse, Shelby; John
Smart at Mooresboro Cotton Oil Co.,
Mooresboro; Fred C. Poteet at Latti
more: Lee’s Gin at Polkville; A. C.
Brackett at Casar; Oscar Powell at
Powell’s Gin; E. B. Olive at Earl: J.
Mr. Putnam at Waco; Victory Gin
warehouse, Kings Mountain. No agent
has yet been appointed at Lawndale.
Tags have been sent to each mem
ber with his name , address and con
tract number on the tags. The mem
ber is to put one of these tags on each
bale of cotton when he delivers it. Ev
eryone is warned not to borrow tags
from anyone else because the cotton
will go in the name of someone else.
Much time and expense can be saved
if the members will deliver their cot
ton properly—always put your own
tag on your cotton—always have your
contract number with you.
Field Representative O. Forrest
McGill has headquarters with Mr. R.
E. Lawrence, county agentln the court
house. Any question that may arise
should be taken up through him.
Week-End Program At
Princess Theatre
An unusually entertaining program
for the week-end is offered by the
Princess management and includes two
of the famous Western stories of
Zane Grey, peer pensman of the open
spaces. “The Wanderer of the Waste
land, Zane Grey’s immortal, is the
feature of Friday’s bill. The adventure
romance of the frontier, a thrilling
desert drama and told in colored pic
tures it’s beautiful, hair-raising and
entertaining “The Last of the Duanes’
another Zane Grey tale, wth the dar
ing Tom Mix as the best last, is billed
for Saturday. This is a tale of the
Texas Rangers in the flaming west
when life hung on a hair trigger.
Monday, there comes a girl you’ll love
in “Salomy Jane”, a romance of the
redwoods, staged in the roaring days
of '49,
Lawndale Dedication
Services Postponed
The dedication services for tiie new
Lawndale union church announced for
Sunday night, September 14, have
been postponed, according to a mes
sage from Lawndale. This was done
as it was not possible for all three of
the pastors who hold services in the
church to be present at that time.
A date will be selected the latter
par of this month or early in October
at which time dedication services “will
be held.
Cle\eland Farmers Face Possi
bility of Paying Out Over
.Million For Feedstuff
Kven if Cleveland county produced
10,000 holes of cotton the money from
10,000 bales will have to he spent with
0 her states for feedstuff unless some
thing is dt ne, is the startling w arn
ing given out by the County Hoard
of Agriculture. The corn and hay
crop in the county this year is disap
pointing, very much so. The cotton
crop may be good, but the stock can
n< t be fed on cotton, and the stock
mu t he fed. The al'ernative advised
—ra'her urged—by the board iK that
every farmer in the county sow from
two to five acres of good land in oats.
This is the only solution to saving the
farmers of Cleveland county one and j
one-half million dollars that w ill oth- j
j erwise be spent aad the board prac-i
tiaclly terms farmers who do not sow I
: seme oa's a “slicker.”
In urging evefy farmer in the hor-,
tiers of Cleveland county to sow outs!
and sow them ii» September, in order!
i to save the county this vast sum of]
money. O. Max Gardner, president of j
the agricultural hoard, says:
“It lias been estimated that Cleve- |
land county, in view of our poor corn!
an dhay crop w ill have to buy over one j
and one-half million dollars worth of j
feedstuff from the West for the year j
I 1925. In other words we are going to >
send the money from ten thousand *
hales of cotton to Iowa and Kansas
for hay, corn and oats.
“There is only one way this heavy ]
load can he lifted from the backs of
our farmers. It can and MUST be
done, and the taek is for every farmer
in Cleveland county, by starting at1
once to prepare from tw o to five acres
| of his best land for oats. Do not wait
: until November to sow your oats, but
i p’ant in September or October. Don’t
1 pick out the poorest and most barren
i fields for this crop. Dr. Massey, of the
; Progressive Farmer, said that he has
never seen an oat crop fail when
pianted in September—if on good land
Oats are more wholesome and better
feet for stock tlmn corn. Corn and
! feed will be very high, next Spring and
1 if I had the power I would compel ev
ery farmer in the county to protect
himself by planting oats, or oats and
vetch for the summer food for his
New Room Added to
Consolidated School
PolkviHe News Shows Large Enroll- j
ment in Fairview—Personal
Mention of Interest.
(Special to The Star.)
, Many of the Polkvilie people enjoyed
the services at Palm Tree for the two j
j past weeks.
Mrs. A. R C- DePrie'st has just got i
in her new line of fall and winter hats
and also her new dress goods.
Polkvilie is growing some these
days; one new cotton gin. which will
, he ready for use in a week or so and
1 two filling stations.
I Two new rooms have been added to
Fairview Consolidated school building
| The ice cream supper at fairview i
school house Friday night netted $25.
Fairview is planning to have the big
gest crowd ever this year. School will
I open with the following teachers; j
j Prof. Frank Elliott, Miss Cera Whis
| nant, 5th and *>th grades; Mrs. W. H.
| Covington 3rd and 4th; Miss Madge1
j DePriest 1st and second; Miss Ola
j Whisnant, primary.
We have the largest crowd in high
; school that we have ever had. Miss
Kathleen Whisnant, Appalachian
; training school, Boone, Blanch De
Priest, T. B. Depriest, Reah Lattimore
j Madge and Hattie Whisnant, Nancy
I Lattimore, T. B. Gold, Lizzie Mae and
! Yates Lee, Joe Ramsey, Jennie Lee
Bridges; Willie, John and Maeie Pen
(dleton; Gazzie. Roy and Carl White;
j Tilly and Colin Gettys, all at Pied
| mont; Lenna Ivy and Sophia Elliott:
i Brevard and Yates Whisnant to Ruth
\ erford college. Two go to college:
Miss Mary D. Palmer, 5l. C. C. W.,
j Greensboro; and Thomas Palmer to
j University.
miss mange L'erriesi moioren 10
Chimney Rock fo rthe past week end.
Mr. Roy Whisnant of Lenoir spent a
week’s vacation at home with his par
ents Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Whisnant.
The following' will be present at
Selma Warlick’s house party this week
end: Joe Ramsey. Madge, Ivey and
Ola Whisnant. Mary D. Palmer, where
they will be joined by other friends.
Miss Warlick is planning to leave soon
for college. She is giving a farewell i
house party.
Children, the old folks are tickled
about the circus too.—They just won’t
admit it.
Among the ordinary events noted
during the week was the arrest of S.
Glenn Young on five counts.
Town Unable to Finance Cost Which
Would be Around $100,000—Tax
Hate of $1.35 Approved.
At the regular meeting of the may
or nnd hoard of aldermen Tuesday
night when the city fathers gave con
sideration to the report of the engin
eers onth • contemplated rehabilita
tion of the pump station and water
supply which is insufficient for the
ore < nt needs of Shelby, the cost was*
found prohibitive. Shelby’s bonded in-1
debtedness is already near the limit j
so tis vet no way has been found to fi- j
nance the improvement. The engineers!
subirti ted two propositions in their i
report One is to move the plant to a
higher elevation on the hill above high
wa*er of the river and provide a two
million gallon capacity filtering plant
which would cost $110,097. The other
proposition is to remodel the present
plant and increase the capacity to a
million nnd a half gallons which would
cost $97,055. To provide a septic tank
som" distance below Shelby in a
south-western direction would cost
$15,000. The town does not have suf
ficient funds for ei’her project, and
one member of the board suggested
that until the town limits are extend
ed the water supply lines beyond the
city Unit's might have to be cut off
until some way of financing ig devolv
ed. It is either this or the town must
do on its inadequate supply of water,
intproptrly filtered. Action on the en
gineers report, was therefore postpon
ed for 30 days. In the meantime the
sentiment of the people will be sound
ed out.
the city fathers approved the tax
rate of $1.35 on the $100 worth of
property, an increase of 25 cents over
last year's rate. This rate is distri
buted as follows: For general purpos
es 38 cents; for ,-chools 33 cents; for
interest on bonds 45 cents; for pay
ment of bonds coining due 19c. The
schools in addition to the rev.
enue from a 33 cents levy will also
get the poll tax.
Representative men from Earl and
Patterson Springs appeared before the
board and a.-ked the privilege of get
ting, power frofu the town to light the
homes in those twit communities. A ;
line is to be tapped at the Post Road
gin, the cost of the construction of the
line to be borne by Earl and Patterson
Springs. The power will be furnished
at the same rate it is furnished to
other rural patrons.
Campaign Launched
For Dover Church
Hope to Build $8,000 Brick Church
M ith 12 Sunday School Rooms
At the Dover Mill.
Rev. John \Y. Davis who bears the
same name as the Democratic nom
inee for President, yet he it, a young!
ministerial student who is not afarid!
of manual labor, told The Star yester- !
day that a campaign is being launched j
for funds with which to build the new ;
Baptist church building at the Dover
null. Rev. Mr. Davis was elected pas
tor of this church whiejt was organ
ized about two mouths ago. Today the I
church has 43 members and an aver
age attendance of 100 in the Sunday
school. An effort is being made to
raise $8,000 with which to build a
brick church building with 12 Sunday
school class rooms and Mr. Davis
feels confident of the success of the
campaign. He isays his people are de
termined and tHat' his membership,;
although small, has the record for!
mcF-e collections per member than 1
any Sunday school in the county, i
With this generosity and interest in
Kingdom work, Mr. Davis is confi
dent that the people generally will
help them in their ambition for a
house of worship.
The members have pledged to date
$1,315 on the new building but outside
help must he secured in order to raise
the necessary amount.
Weekly Loan Plan Is
Offered By C. B. & T.
The Cleveland Bank and Trust Co.,
announces in this issue the institution
of a weekly loan department which is
an innovation in banking circles in
Shelby. It should serve the small bor
rower in a most satisfactory manner
because it permits him to pay back in
small weekly installments. The bank
will loan from $5 to $500 on charac
ter, personal endorsement, collateral
or real estate and the borrower can re
turn the money in small installments,
the loans to bear the usual rate of in
terest Mr. Lineberger, president of the
bank is enthusiastic about the new
system and is confident that it will
serve a great need in the community.
The plan is fully explained in an ad
vertisement ip this issue.
Life—real life-y-is one real meal
after another at Heavy’s Cafe. Adv
Another Flock of
Forged Checks Are
Left Over County
Arthur Walker and Warren tieraid
Thought to Have Left Memory
Token* Following Trial.
Officer, in surrounding counties in
this section are on the lookout for Ar
thur Walker ami Warren Gerald, par
ticularly Walker, as the result of a
lour they made through this county,
Lincoln and Rutherford last week.
Following their passage one forged
heck after another has found i s wav
into the hands of the officers, and evi
dence points to Walker ns their writer
I he two are, or were traveling in
i Ford touring ear bearing a Texas
license number, which was 756,739.
They arrived in Shelby last week, pre
sumably from Greensboro, the home
>f Walker, and a short time later were
arrested on the chnrge of being drunk
and disorderly in South Shelby. Fol
lowing fines of $25 each in recorder’s
court they departed town, headed to
the west, leaving a flock of useless
chocks in their wake. Accompanying
(hem, it is thought, was Ed. Walker,
brother of Arthur, who lived in South
ShHby and was also awaiting a hear
ing in recorder’s court charged with
obtaining goods under false pretense.
The plan they followed, it seems, was
to unload the checks on filling station
and garage proprietors for gas and so
much change. Officers are confident
that 10 or 12 checks were written in
this County and Rutherford. All of the
checks coming to light so far arc
signed by “W. B. Jones”, being drawrn
eithe?4 on the First National or Un
ion Trust company. For some reason,
not made public, the officers think
Walker is the fictitious Jones.
Some of Walker's people live in
Rock Hill and officers there have been
notified to look for his arrival. He is
described as being about 35 years old,
heavy set with red face and moderate
ly nice hooking. Gerald is a slender
man of about 50 years and wears
glasses. From reports it appears that
one or more forged checks were drop
ped in Lincoln county while the Ford
and occupants were en route here.
The remainder were written on Fri
day and Saturday following the trial
Mrs. Borders Buried
At Elizabeth Church
The remains of Mrs. Mabel Jones
Borders, wife of Mr. Ab Borders were
brought to Cleveland county Saturday
last and buried at Elizabeth Baptist
church in which neighborhood her
husband formerly lived. Her husband
is the son of Mike Borders, native of
Cleveland w-ho died in Charlotte a few
months ago. Mrs. Borders was 28
years old and died at the Charlotte
Sanitorium after an illness of four
weeks. Services were conducted from
the residence, 410 E. Seventh street,
Charlotte on Saturday by Rev. Luther
Little, pastor of the First Baptist
church of which she was a member.
Mrs. Borders is surived by her hus
band, a daughter, Mabel Helena, 3
years old, her parents Mr. and Mrs. J.
A. Jones of Marshville; two sisters,
Mrs. W. O. Robinson, of Balsam and
Miss Maud Jones, Charlotte and one
brother, Alonzo Jones, Charlotte. The
deceased was a member of the Bap
tist church, and was born in Union
county August 7, 1896.
92 Year Old Reader
Recalls Old People
D. R. Grigg living at Greenville, Il
linois is a native of Cleveland who has
been taking The Star ever since it was
a Star and the editor understands he
is a substantial and well-to-do farmer
of that state. In remitting for another
year, the “29 Years Ago” column
leads him to recall some of his old
friends of Shelby of 69 years ago. He
says “I do not know very many of the
dear people of Shelby any more as I
did 69 years ago, in 1855, the year I
lived and tramped the streets there. I
remember the old barn of a court
house with the steps on the east and
west outside running to the second
story where the court room was. I re
member some of the old citizens, Al
bert Homesley, C. C. Durham, David
Froneberger, Eli and Henry Fullen
wider, Rev. Thomas Dixon whom my
dear old friend David C. Webb worked
for. then there was Dr. Miller, Dr.
Williams ,Joe Carroll, Marcus Carroll j
and many others, all of whom I hope
are in Heaven. I have outlived a good
many, yet I am not so old, only 92
years, three months and eight days. I
do not expect to fill out the time the
Lord says man may live, to-wit—120
years—Genesis 6 chapter 3rd verse.
“Would be pleased to hear from any
and many of the Shelbyites.”
Central Methodist Church.
Sunday school at 9:45 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and at 7:30 p.
You are cordially invited to attend
both services.
One Third of Jurors for Federal Court
Come From Gaston. First Term
Convenes September 29.
According to the jurors drawn for
the first term of Federal court to be
held in Shelby, Monday Sept., 29th,
the most jurors will be from Gaston
county, one of the counties making up
the new court district recently author
ized by Congress. Of the 36 jurors, 12
will he from Gaston, 10 from Ruther
ford an dseven each from Lincoln and
The list as drawn by E. S. Williams
deputy clerk, of Charlotte, is as fol
L. S. Olemmer, Dallas; R. E. Wall,
Henrietta; W. L. Haulbrook, Lincoln
ton; L. Logan, Chimney Rock; R. P.
Henvncr, Crouse; W. W. Titman,
Lowell; M. G. Canipe, Lawndale; D.
F. Beechboard, Caroleen; W. C. Dixon,
Kings Mountain; A. C. Keeter, Forest
City; S. W. Patrick, Gastonia; W. W.
Watson, Union Mills; S. E. Carpenter,
Union, Lincolnton; B. B. Smart, Bos
tick; J. B. Horne, Lattimore; Tal
madge Green, ClifTside; B. G. Davis,
Bessemer City; John W. Quinn, Cher
ry ville; O. B. Biggerstaff, Bostick;
George Coon, Lincolnton; Henry C.
Froneberger, Bessemer City; M. B.
Kennedy, Henrietta; John J. George,
Cherryville; L. E. Houser, Lincolnton;
W. C. Edwards, Bel wood; D. L. Bain,
Belmont; J. L. Bennett, Gilkeyl N. A.
Green, Ellenhoro; V. A. Duppel, Ruth
erfordton;. P. M. Weatherman, Henry;
A. R. Holland, Dallas; Marvin Boyd,
Gastonia; R. Q. Howe, Gastonia; Lum
my Harris, Harris; R. S. Black, Mt.
It is impossible as yet to get a di
rect estimate on the cases to come up
here. Being a new district it will be
necessary to re-docket cases from the
four counties and establish a new
docket here. Although the formalities
connected with establishing the new
court will be increased the inconven
ience of litigants and witnesses will
be lessened. Heretofore jurors, wit
nesses and litigants were forced to
make the trip either to Asheville,
| Charlotte or Statesville for Federal
court, but with the new district cen
ter here the people ,of Rutherford,
Lincoln and Gaston will benefit as
(Special to The Star.) >
Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Washburn are
attending the superintendent’s confer
ence at Statesville this week.
Mr. Hoyt Dixon left Monday for At
lanta, Ga., where he will continue his
studies in dentistry.
Miss Vera Dixon left last Friday
for Rocky Mount where she will teach
history in one of the high schools
Miss Ozelle Gardner had as her
week-end guest, Miss Connie Lomax
and Miss Viola Manie, Messrs. Ray
mond and Joe Williams of Charlotte.
Mr. W. T. Green left Sunday after
noon for Carson-Newman college.
Miss Ozelle Gardner goes this week
to Roxboro, where she will teach the
third grade in Olive Hill graded
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Hamrick, Mr. and
Mrs. E. Jones of Wake county spent
Sunday with Mrs. J. M. Gardner.
Miss Lucy Falls spent Sunday with
Miss Ozelle Gardner.
Mrs. J. M. Gardner accompanied by
her brother Mr. J. B. Hamrick were
Bridgewater visitors Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Davis visited
Mr. C. G. Barrett Sunday.
Singing Convention
Meet* At Mt. Sinai
The Union singing convention will
meet with Mt. Sinai church September
21, at 1:30 o’clock. There will be sing
ing by the congregation led by differ
ent leaders who are present. Special
songs from all churches present. Alao
special songs from visitors. We hope
to see a large number of singers from
all over the Carolina. Our aim is to
gain interest in music and we shall
look for some improvement at this
convention. Everybody invited.
J. C. BORDERS, Director.
The W. M. U. of the Kings Moun
tain association will meet in the First
Baptist church, Shelby, Monday Sep
tember 15 at 2 o’clock in the, after
noon, it is announced. All churches are
requested to send representatives
whether they have societies or not.
Leaves for University.
Mr. Julian Hord, who has been a
popular clerk at Riviere Drug com
pany, leaves Monday for the Univer
sity of North Carolina to continue his
studies in the pharmaceutical depart

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