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—Box Supper—Then will bp a box
supper at Beaver Dam school bouse
Friday night at 7:30, proceeds for the
benefit of the school.
—Building Bungalow—C. A. Mor
rison & Son have the contract for the
erection of a pretty five-room bunga
low for Miss Mamie Roberts on Sum
ter street on the Shelby Building Co.’s
development. Work started this week.
—The New Theatre—W >rk on the
new theatre which J. E. Webb is mak
ing out of the old Central Methodist
church building is moving along rap
idly. The brick front is now being sac
coed, which adds greatly to its ap
—A Large Turnip—The Star is in
debted to W. W Covington, one of the
leading farmers-of the county, for a
large turnip which weighs about four
pounds. Mr. Covington also produced
a potato about 18 inches long that was
well sized from tip to tip.
—Ill With Pneumonia—Walter Lu
cas, superintendent of the Mooresbovo
Cotton Oil company who recently suf
fered the loss of ap arm which v as
caught in the gin machinery, is no v
ill wit hdoub'.e pneumonia. He was
just recovering from his injury when
he developed pneumonia.
—Some Pig—Mr. D. A. York. or
the Lawndale section starts the hog
killing season off. Mr. York recent
ly killed a 20-months old porker that
tipped the scales after being cut un
and dressed at 575 pounds. It was so
large it had to be weighed after be
ing cut up.
—Thanksgiving Offerings—The 1st
Baptist church and Sunday school j
made a snecial Thanksgiving offering
of over $1,900 to the Baptist orphan
age at Thomasvillo. while the Pres-1
byterians raised $200 with other prr
cincts to hear from, for the Barium j
Springs orphanage. It was impossible
to learn what thp eMthodists had rais
—Mr. Eskridge Operated on—Mr.
Forrest Eskridge, popular cashier of
the First National Bank was operated
on at the Johns Hopkins hospital,
Baltimore, Md., having a stone re
moved from the kidney. He was ac
companied by Dr. J. W. Harbison of
the Shelby hospital who returned Wed
nesday and Dr. Harbison says Mr.
Eskridge is getting along nicely. It
is hoped his long standing trouble has
—La8t Tax Round-—Sheriff Hugh
Logan advertises engagements which
he will make beginning next Monday j
on his final round of 'he county for
the purpose of collecting taxes. He
made his first round last month when
collections amounted to about S50,000.1
The next round will be his last and
thereafter th° tax payers must pay
at the office. The tax rounds are made
for the convenienoo of tax payers in
various parts of the county.
Sends Month’s Salary—Miss Attie
Bostick. Shelby missionary in China,
has sent her monthly pay check of $08
to help wind up the seventy-five mil
lion campaign. She had heard in far
away China that some difficulty is be
ing experienced in finishing the col
lection of pledges, so she made an
other heroic sacrifice, giving a
months salary after she had already
pledged and paid $500 toward the cam
paign. She sets a noble example to
—Special School Election. A
special election has been ordered to
be held at Casar, Monday January
12th for the purpose of ascertaining
the will of the voters in Casar, New
tons Grove, Hulls and McNeelys
school districts on the question of a
special school tax of not exceeding 50
cents on the one hundred property
valuation. In case'-this tax is voted, all
other school tax is repealed. Special
registration is called for, the regis
tration books to open from December
12th to January 3rd.
—Pledged at State—According to a
message received here Brevard Hen
r°ssa. Shelbv boy, son of Mr. and
Mrs. P. L. Hennessa, has been pledg- j
ed by the Beta Tau chanter of the Sig
ma Nu fraternity at North Carolina
State college, where he Is a student. ;
Young Hennessa was a star of the
Shelby high foc^hall eleven here for
several years and has been playing
half back on the freshman team at
State. Another boy pledged by the
Sigma Nu was Boyd “Moco” Bynum,
who was in schoql here last year and
also played on the Shelby eleven.
The Presidents immediate job, as
it appears to us, will be to keep the
lame ducks from proposing any quack
Manpower above the shoulders, not
horsepower, is what makes the farm
JOLLY. In sad but loving memory
°f my dear husband and father, J. Tom
Jolley, who died December 5, 1923.
Just one year ago he left us.
How we miss his dear face.
But he left us to remember,
None on earth can take his place.
The call was long,
J he suffering severe,
1 o part with one we loved so dear.
G°d took him home,
was His will,
But in our hearts he liveth still.
His Wife aiul Children. _
Mrs. S. R. Riley spent Wednesday
at Chick Springs, N. C.
Mi. O. Max Gardner has returned
from Baltimore and New York.
Mrs. John Black has returned from
a delightful visit to Eastern Carolina.
Mrs. Paul Webb and Miss Elizabeth
McBrayer spent Saturday in Charlotte
Mrs. Frank Hoey spent Tuesday in
Mrs. O. Max Gardner and baby
spent Wednesday in Spartanburg, S.
Mrs. T. \\ . Ebeltoft, Miss Elizabeth
E be 1 to ft and Mrs. F. O. Gee spent
Wednesday in Charlotte shopping.
Miss Margaret Morgan has return
ed home after a delightful visit to j
Miss Hackney of Charlotte.
Mr. John J. W ilkins has moved
from his farm between Lawndale and I
Fallston to South Shelby.
Miss Bertha Bostick spent the
Thanksgiving holidays in Junaluska,
and Asheville, the guest of Mrs. Nick
Mr. A. W. (Buck) Archer returns
this week to a government hospital at 1
Richmond, where he is undergoing]
Rev. A. L. Stanford, pastor of Cer.- j
tral Methodist church, has reufrr.ed j
from a stay of several days in Flor-!
Mesdaines C. It. Hoey, Robert Ear- j
‘hing and J. A. Anthony motored toi
Gastonia Tuesday and were dinner]
guests of ?lr. and Mrs. Bate Gard-I
Miss Ellen Brice who has been the I
attractive guest at the home of
Judge ar.d Mrs. J. L. Webb returned
to her home in Charlotte Wednesday
Mrs. \ . L. Goode whu is pleasant
ly remembered in Shelby has been
spending the week with Mrs. J. C.
Smith at her. home on S. Washington,
Mr. Max Washburn has returned
from Poughkeepsie, N. Y., where he
has been taking a course in business
science at the Eastman Business col
Mr. Grady iVa’l, son of Rev, and
Mrs. W. H. Wall was operated on
Tuesday at the Shelby hospital for
appendicitis. He is recovering nice
The many friends of Mrs. Leary
Adams of Norfolk, Va., (formerly;
Miss Willie Gettys of Lawndale)
will be pleased to learn that she is
recovering from an attack of pneu
Mrs. Joe Beam returns this morn
ing to her homo in Hamlet after vis
iting her sistdr, Mrs. Hugh Bettis. 1
She will be accompanied home by
her mother, Mrs. Bert Beam. ?<frs,j
Beam is building a new home in
Miss Helen Francis who is teach
nig at Clearmont high school, Day
Brook, this state, came home to spend
Thanksgiving with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Noah Francis. She was ac
companied by her friend Miss Eula
't po. Thev le urm d to Day Br.ok
Mr. and Mr. C. J. Moriarty of Char
lotte were week end guests at the
home of Judge and Mrs. James L.
Webb, Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Cramer jr.,
have taken Mr. and Mrs. Moriarty’s j
Myers park home for the winter and i
Mr. and Mrs. Moriarty will be guests
at Cleveland Springs hotel during the j
month of December and will spend!
the holidays here.
Knob Creek Reports
Marriage; Other Nows
(Special to The Star.)
Knob Creek, I>ec. 3.—The many
friends of Miss Vertie Crotts and Mr.
Pink Leatherman will be interested to
learn of their marriage which took
place on Sunday November 23. The
bride is the charming daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. Crotts of Cleveland and
Mr. Leatherman is the popular son of
John Leatherman of Lincoln county.
The happy young couple has the best'
wishes of their many friends.
Corine Downs, the little daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Clemie Downs is seri-[
ously ill at this writing we are sorry
Mrs. Sarah Cook of near Shelby
spent several days last week with her
daughter Mrs. Julius Buff.
There will be preaching at Carpen
ter’s Grove Baptist church Sunday ev
ening at 2 o’clock by the pastor, Rev.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ivie Mull a
fine son on last Sunday. Mrs. Mull be
fore marriage was Miss Mildred Hall
Rev. L. C. Douthit will fill his
regular appointment at St. Paul
church next Saturday afternoon at
2:30 o’clock and Sunday at 11.
JOE HYDER DIES
WHILE KILLING HOG
Kings Mountain Herald.
Mr. Joe Ryder, an aged citizen of
the Patterson Grove community, died
Tuesday morning while butchering a
porker. Interment was In Mountain
Rest cemetery Wednesday where six
ofhis family had been buried in a
Money in politics is an evil, of
course, but we endeavor to remember
that it takes a lot of dough to make
enough pie to go all around. Co
A smart man is one who can tell
people things he doesn’t know and
get paid for it.
MEN’S UNION SUITS
The Hanes Seconds in all
sizes. Get your $ 1
supply now. Only .... 1
iFflOM MILLS DIRECT TO YOU
A new shipment, all colors,
a Jersey Knit $ 1.00
Bath Robes, Hose. Jfjaaguar^en? fcr y yis ^J3^.nv.tiful and Unusual
Dishes, Toilet Sets r\ / ---
chiefs, Bags, Fur
Dolls, Trains, Car
Books, Blocks and
many other things
Never before have we had
such a pretty assortment of
Coats for such little money.
All sizes, and made of all
Made of all wool Jersey,
Plaid, Satin, and Serge, with
long and short sleeves. The
kind of Dress for jjjjy g^
Beautiful selection of Misses
and Women’s Coats, made of
Velour and Black Polaire.
All with fur
A big assortment of Misses
and Women’s Dresses made
of Wool, Poiret Twill, Satin
and Crepe. Real 4fcQ £1A
$15 values for only
One big rack of Dresses made of
Rochanara Crepe, Canton Crepe,
Satin and Poiret Twill, all the very
Beautiful assortment of Brushed
Wool Coat Sweaters in most de
sirable colors. All
sizes. Special ____
We still have a good assortment of
Velvet Hats. For quick clearance
SHELBY’S GREATEST HOSIERY VALUES
WINTERS NEW SPORT HOSE
Heavy rib Sport Hose to be had in all popular
shades and sizes. A Hose that all age people
wear for real style. A Q
Only ______ 45C
WOLL AND SILK HOSE
Our ever popular Hose in Wool or Silk. No bet
ter value to be had at this price. New shades
just arrived. ■%
Only __ 1 .UU
FINE QUALITY SILK HOSE
Just received a new Hose at a new low price. All
colors and shades at a price that
you will like. Only ___
FULL FASHION SILK HOSE
The well known “Twin City”
hose is a value you can easily
brand hose. This
PURE THREAD SILK HOSE
Our better hose that we know to be $3.00 values
but our quantity buying allows us ^2 /| ^
to retail, at
INFANTS AND SCHOOL HOSE
All sizes and colors for the baby as well as for the
older children. A big value. 2S