A SPP.CIAL PURCHASE OF
FUR TRIMMED COATS
These Coats have just arrived. Not a
single coat in the lot but what would have
easily sold for $39.50 in the early Fall. i
The models are varied. The materials
are Bolivias, Suedine, Blocked Kasha and
Every Coat richly trimmed in Fur.
They Are Here I n Abundance.
THE NEW SPRING HATS
And you are cordially invited to come in
and look them over.
Possibly we have just the Hat you
would like to brighten up your winter out
PRICES ARE VERY REASONABLE ,
W. L. Fanning & Company
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THE UNIVERSAL CAI)
Effective December 2, The Ford Motor Company An
nounces New Low Prices on all Ford Cars. A Reduc
tion of Twenty-five dollars in the Fordor Sedan and
Lower Prices on All Other Types make Fond Cars Ev
en Greater Values Than Ever Before.
TOURING CAR ...
TUDOR SEDAN ...
All Prices F. O. B. Detroit
These are the lowest prices ever offered in the history
ot the Ford Motor Company. They create a new stand*
ard of value for motor car transportation.
Ford Motor Company
Diet roil, Michigan
CHAS. L ESKRIDGE, Dealer
SHELBY, N. C.
notice of special election.
Whereas, a petition has been pre
sented to the Bourd of Commission
ers of Cleveland county signed by the
governing school boards of all the
school taxing district the metes
and bounds of which are here
inafter set forth, requesting this
Board to order an election in the ter
ritory embraced within the boundary
ies of said proposed school taxing
district, said boundaries of Casar Lo
eiai Tax is S t No. 70, Netwons
Grove non-local tax district No. 53 1-2
McNeilly non-local tax district No. 69
and Hulls non-local tax district No.
72; the exact metes and bounds of
which special school taxing district
are as follows:
Beginning at Bens Knob and down
center of Painter Ridge to head of
Cox creek to I). P. Fortenberry’s line;
thence with his east line to Cox creek
to Kelly Hull’s west, line; thence with
said Hull’s south and west line to
Ward’s Creek; thence down Wards
creek to No. 8 township line near D.
M. Mnthesons; thence with No. 11 and
Newton’s Grove line to Casar line;
thence with Whites and Casar line
to Knob Creek near J. F. Clippard;
thence with Knob creek to H. W.
Bumgnrdner; thence following No. 10
and No. 11 township lines to top of
mountain near Leetnans gap; thence
with top of mountain to beginning,
comprising Casar, Newtons Grove,
Hulls and McNeillys.
to ascertain the will of a majority of
the qualified electors residing in sai#
district upon the question of creating
a special school taxing district c6m
prising the said boundaries and of
levying a tax of not exceeding fifty
(50) cents on .the One Hundred Dol
lars valuation Of property, both real
and personal, in said district;.and
wherens, said petition has been duly
approved and endorsed by the county
board of education.
Now, Therefore, the Board of Com
missioners of Cleveland County, at
their regular meeting helji Monday,
December 1st, 1924, do grand said pe
tition and order that an election be
Held at the usual polling place in the
town of Casar, N. C.. in aforesaid dis
trie on 'Monday January 12, 1925, for
the purpose of ascertaining the will
of the electors within the proposed
special school taxing district upon the
question of levying a special tax, not
exceeding fifty (50) cents on the One
Hundred Dollars valuation of all prop
city, real and personal, in said dis
trict, in addition to the county tax foF
the six months’ school term.
It is further ordered that O. C.
•Downs be and he is hereby appointed
registrar of said election and that he
be furnished with a copy of this order,
and that C. A. Brittain and Bill New
ton be and they are hereby appointed
judges of said election.
It is further ordered that at said
election those who are in favoy of said
boundary becoming a Special School
Taxing District and of levying a spe
cial school tax in said district to art
amount not exceeding fifty cents
on the One Hundred Dollars valuation
of property, both real and personal, in
said district, shall vote a ticket on
which shall be printed or written the
words, "FOR SPECIAL TAX” and
those who are opposed shall vote a
ticket on which shall be printed or
written the words, “AGAINST SPEC
IAL TAX,” it being understood that
if a majority of the qualified electors
at said election shall vote in favor of
said special tax, then said boundar
ies shall constitute a special school
taxing distinct known, as tiie Casar
'Special School Taxing District, in
which a special tax not exceeding
fifty (50) cents on the One Hundred
Dollars’ worth of property may be
levied for school purposes and that
this shall operate to repeal all school
taxes heretofore voted in any local
tax distric* within the said boundary.
It is further ordered that a nert
registration of voters residing with
in said special tax district shall be had
and that the registration books shall
be kept open between the hours of .9
a. m. and siinset on each day, Sundays
excepted, for twenty days preceding
the day for the closing of the regis
tration books, for the registration ot.
any electors residing within the afore
said boundary ami entitled to register,
and that said books shall be open for
registration on Friday Dec. 12, 1924,
and close on Saturday Jan. 3rd, 1925,
'before said election and that on each
Saturday during the period of regis
tration the registrar shall attend with
his registration books at the polling
place in said district for the regia
tartion of voters and that on the day
\ of election the polls shall be opened
from Sunrise to sunset and the elec
tion shall be held as near as may be
under the law governing general el.
It is further ordered that, after the
closing of the polls, the registrar and
poll holders shall duly certify over
their hands the number of registered
voters at aid election and the num
ber of voters for and against the spe
cial tax ami transmit same to the
Board of Commissioners, and same
shall be filed, and the Board of Com
missioners shall canvass and judici
ally determine the result of said elec
tion and l'eeord such determination
on their records.
It is further ordered that due pub
lication of this order and of said elec
tion and new registration be made by
publishing this order in the Cleveland
Star once a week for three weeks,
the first publication hereof to be mad*
in the issue of December 5th, 1924.
R. L. WEATHERS Cteffc to Board
of County Commissioners.
Sells 1,500,9(15 Fords Since Jan. 1.
Sales of Fords ears and trucks in
the United States atone for the fit at
nine months of 1V*24 reached the enor
mous total of 1.500,906, the greatest.
I domestic retail delivery record in the
history of the Ford Motor company for
a similar period of months, tt repre
sents an increa.se of 11 per cent otter
the record of 1,96:1,918 cars, and
trucks sold during: the same months
The approaching: blasts of winter
hold no terrors for those who do aot
dwell upon their advent.
An on nee of roirnnvn sense Is worlh
» pound of psychology.
Cuttuh Ginning Figures by Counties
iti North ( aroKna Show Decrease
Jn Crop in All Counties.
The department of commerce,
through the bureau of the census, an
nounces the preliminary report on cot
ton ginned by counties, in North Car
olina, for the crops of 1924 and 192.3,
according to a Washington dispatch.
The total for the state was made pub
lic Friday, November 21.
Quantities are in running bales,
counting round as half bales. Linters
are not included.
The state, 1924, 540,507; 1923 832 _
Bertie _ _
Johnston _ . .
Lenoir • _ . .
Me rtf n . _
Orange __ ....
Vance :__ ..
Wayne - _
RECORD-BREAKING RED CROSS
MEMBERSHIP NOW PREDICED
Atlanta, Ga.—First reports from the
American Red Cross membership cam
paign, which closed yesterday, show
an increase of 20 per cent for the
eight states rn the southern division
over the enrollment reported this
time last year it was announced yes
With incomplete reports from 270
of the 564 chapters participating in
the campaign showing a total enroll
ment of 168,005 members, southern
headquarters predicted complete re
turns will give the south the largest
membership ft has had for four years.
Available reports show the follow
ing enrollment: Georgia 37,947; Ala
bama 17,797; North Carolina 31,128;
South Carolina 14,912; Tennessee 23,
905; Florida 24,660; Louisiana 8,985
and Mississippi 19,320.
WILL BUILD SKYSCRAPER
TO HOUSE 12,000 STUDENTS
Plans for the erection of a $10,
000,000 52-story building at the en
trance of Schenley park, to house a
major part of the activities of the
University of Pittsburgh, were an
nounced by Chancellor John G. Bow
man. The new structure, to be known
as “the cathedral of learning," wiH
accommodate 12,000 students. The
building will be Gothic in style, in
white Kentucky limestone and will
stand upon a 14-acre tract of land fac
ing the park, ft will be 360 feet long,
260 feet wide and 680 feet high. It will
have four entrances, 10 high speed
elevators and class rooms, libraries,
shops and laboratories. Construction
work will begin next year.
Bowman explained the plans in de
tail at a banquet of the trustees of
the university and members of the
faculty and a citizen committee of 120
prominent business men.
Royal Arch Meeting.
There will be a regular convocation
of LaFayette chapter No. 72 Royal
arch Masons on Monday night De
cember 8th at 7:30.
All members are requested to be
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