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WACO SCHOOL CLOSES
Students off to Chapel Hill Debate
Finals—Nine Members in
Senior ('lass This Year
(Special to The Star!
Horace Hurd, Boyd ("snipe, Mar
garet Whitworth, and Aileen Whit
worth, left his morning for the
State University, where they p« to
participate, further, in the State?
Triangular Debates, having earned
this right by having defeated both
Cesar and EHenboro in debatp >n
Friday evens r cr April 2. This v.ctory
is a distinguished honor and reflect!
credit on both school and debaters, i
Rev. E. < . Andrews of Mt. Holly
preached a very able commencement j
sermon Sunday morning, using as
the subject of h s discourse. "The ,
Stuff of Which Men Are Made.” The I
dubjpet was finely developed, froth ;
pro and con.
Friday night of this week will oo |
society night, the Edgar Alien Poe i
and S.dney Lanier Literary societies
will stage a debate on the subject
Resolved that K. (’. should levy a tax
on property to aid in increasing the
school team from six to eight
months. Quite' a bit of rivairy exists
between these societies and this de
bate promises to be one of the most
interesting events of the commence-!
Monday evening April lit, the
senior class will give its class day
The senior class this year consists ,
of nine members as follows: Vivian
Dalton, Velma Craft, Kathleen
Rhyne, Nellie White, Boyd Canipe,
Horace Hord, Keith Moss, Robert
Wolfe, Olin Whitworth.
Tuesday, April 20, will lie the fin-;
al day of commencement. The follow
ing is the order of events:
10:00 o’clock, address by Dr. D. B.
Bryan, Dean of W’ake Forest Col
lege; 11:60 o’clock awarding of di
plomas, certificates, etc; 12:00
o’clock dinner on the ground; 2:00 P
M. Annual Declamation and Recita
tion contest; 8:00 P. M. the Senior
Class will give the play, “Deacon
The commencement issue of the
Waco Echo, a quarterly paper is
sued by the senior class of the high
school is just from the press. The
paper contuins 8 pages of 4 columns. ‘
it contains pictures of the senior
class, debating team, athletic teams
writing class, etc. This year has been
the schools f.rst venture with a
acliool paper, but it lias created suf
ficient interest among pupils and
patrons to justify its continuance, j
C. EUiotte in The Star on evolution.
Mr. Elliott<* is a philosopher, a gr<*«.t
thinker and wo always enjoy his.
writings. He should write more. We
as a people in this state do not need
to become, divided on the subject of
evolution and have ridiculous laws
passed by our state legislature,
Those of us who studied t he first
chapter of Genesis on last Sunday
f.nd that Mo^es account of creation
corresponds exactly to what the
geologist of today finds when he
reads the history of the earth from
By the book of Genesis n hundred
generations have been taught, the
truth of a progressive creation,
magnificent in the unity of matter
which is shared by ourselves and the
remotest star, and controlled by one
We find that evolution is a fact,
and that it does not oppose religion.
No scientist now believe' or
teaches that man descended from a
Contrary to popular hei.ct evolu
tion is not confined to the origin of
man, hut it explains how all living
things have become as we now ee
them, and how and why: the most of
them are being changed. Neither
does it teach that every living thing
is dav by day, in every way, growing
better and better. But that, many
have been dropped out in the oast
and many more will be dropped in
the future. A survival of th>' fittest.
The laws of God and the law of
nature are one and the same. There
is no conflict, only perfect harmony.
Have Bible Head in Schc >ls
That we are trying to put across
is that we do not need any foolish
laws passed in this state but that we
should see to it that we employ
teachers who have religion in the
first place and that w>• might require
them to rend a portion of the Bible
every dny in school without com
ment. More than half the states
now have a law requiring the daily
reading of the Bible in all public
schools and we should have. So if
you have been worried about your
ancestors, “You should never stop to
ponder as to whether you have an
central monkeys on the family tree:1
But be always striving. As the swift
years pass, to live so thnt the fu
ture will not think that you were an
Robert A. Millikan, of Pasadena,
California, a scientist who believes in
religion separated the atom into dec
j.trons, and weighed and measured
j them, also discovered the cosmic ray
I of light that penetrates through six
feet of lead; says, ,he purpose of
‘ e.onee is to develops without pre
i jiulice of any k.nd a knowledge of
. the facts, the laws, and the processes
; of nature. The even more important
t.' k of religion is t odevelop the
consciences, the ideals, and the as
pirations of mankind. The scientific
anti the religious sides of life often
come into contact and mutually sup
port each ether. Science without re
1 gion, obviously may become n
curse rather thar a blessing to man
kind, but science dominated by the
pir t of religion is the key to pro
gic-s and the hope of the future.”
C Vlt TAKEN IN SHELBY;
SEEK TYCO LIKES HERE
CV. rloktc <Jbserver.
Two girl- were sought in Char
lotte la-t night :n connection viih
the theft of an automobile, reported
stolen by Stanley Jones! f<l Shelby.
I *'.formation received by polW
her said tiie two girls were bender.
.• •• ore) Charlotte. When last seen
they were in King Mountain.
They gave their names ns Lucefle
TcunelT a; d Muyvello OlliYer and
•"si that their home was in Char
onto. They wore knickers and red
> "■ caters.
The science of correct
ing faulty vision by
the aid of glasses is
We not only demon
strate your need but
we alsogive you sound
advice. It’s up to you
to decide whether you wont
to wear them or not
F. A. Hamrick
With T. W. Hamrick
| They; Look Alike
1 Dr. John A. Clement, professor of
education at the University of Illi
jnoto (above) and Janies H. Clement,
'Superintendent of schools at Junc
tion City, Kas., looked alike to Sena
tor Frank B. Willis, Ohio, when ho !
jtvas their teacher years ago. When j
j they visited him recently he still was
unable to tcli them apart.
Happiness comes to you as a result
of earning if,, no as a result of willing
i it. * ■
Eleven new count.es have made
application to the Agricultural Ex
tension Service of State College for
the services of home agents. Six of
i these counties hftve made appropria
tions for the work.
Ask For Attorney
In Gaston Court
R. L. Sigmon Missing and His Char
acter is Assailed During Trial
Of Arson Case.
Gastonia, April 14.—Where is At
t< rrey R. L. Sigmon ?
That queavion was asked man,;
times in Superior court here todaj
during the trial of W. S. Clark, store
keeper, who was acquitted today of
arson, the burning of his grocer}
store last fall.
Evidence as given by J. E. Render
son and wife included statements that
R. L. Sigmon paid the two $200 to
sign a paper clearing Clark of thcru-v
mors that he set fire to the store in
order to seeure the insurance on his
stock and fixtures, said to be worth
liptween $4,000 and $5,000.
Roth r.tate and defense lawyers is
sued subpoenaes for Sigmon to con e
into court and testify about the
statement he is alleged to have paid
the Hendersons to sign. Sigmon i
In his argument to the jury George
R. Mason, who is assisting Solicits!
J. G. Carpenter in the prosecution of
Cleric, declared that Sigmon knew the
real secret of the case.
“Where is Sigmon when his charac
ter is asrailed ? ” asked Mr. Mason
“Principles can be adopt
ed by resolution, but rati
fied only by action.™
The loving tribute you wish
to offer is perfectly express
ed by our management of
Funeral Director and
during the course of his stomg avgy,
menv to the jury. "Sigmon is the on'?
man in this world that has the secret.
Sigmon can't he found. He won t come
hi ami defend his own character. Hi
< \\ n client (Clark) dees not want him.
Why did Sigmon call him (Hemic -
son) in his own office and ask him
t» .sign a statement at night? W fit •
They knew .he God Almighty s trut.i
BLOWING ROCK SUFFERS
FROM BLANKET OF SNOW
Lenoir. April 14.—Blowing Rock i
suffering from a blanket of ice and
>;r.( w, aeeordirg to reports reaching
here fr omthere. The weather here
and in this section has been very
disagreeable for the pas. severs,
dayqs. Saturday eight it began rail •
ing, and with the rain has eontln
urd-to get colder. A fin» mist was
falling hero this morning .and neigh
boring towns north of here have s' if
feicd more from the cold, there bit
ing sleet up there. I. is feared .hat
Ibis spell of weather will end up in
a general freeze and destroy the
fru't crop and injure other vegeta
tier. that is out.
Not all criminals arc aliens. In New
York $10,000 worth of gum was stolen
100 per centers did that.
Before child psychology was invent
eti the daily dozen meant ciffs on the
Alas! n thorough survey of t'nc col,
leges doesn't reveal a dozen .100
An alien is one who hasn’t learned
that the chief end of man is to work
ter his women folk.
A physician who reaches out t»
Benefit humanity leaves a recot !
behind him that is wortli while. Sue a
/rrjsy^—^ a man was Dr.
K. V. fierce.
His study aloif:;
and his knowl
edge of t'h •
ities of her!.;
v and plants led
t o the disc; . -
cry of his won
Pierces Favorite Prescription, it is
just the tonic required if a woman i;
borne down by pain and sufferings at
regular or irregular intervals, by nerv
ousness or dizzy spells, headache or
backache. Favorite Prescription can
also be had in tablet form as well as
liquid at drug stores.
NEW SOUTHERN SCHEDULE
No. 113 Marion to Rock Hill
No. 36 Rock Hill to Marion
No. 35 Marion to Rock Hill
No. 114 Rock Hill to Marion
No. 35 makes connection at Blacksburg with No. 40 for
A H. MORGAN, Agent
SHELBY, N. C.
3 3 3 3
SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY COMPANY
Arrival and Departure of Passenger Trains at
Shelby, N. C.
Lv._No. Between No. Ar.
4:50 16 Monroe Rutherfordton 1G 4:50
12:27 15 Rutherfordton_Monroe 15 12:27'
Schedules published as information and are not
E. W. LONG, D. P. A., Charlotte, N. C.
or H. A. HARRIS, Local Ticket Agent
W. GEORGE SPAKE PROPERTY AT
SHELBY, N. C.
On the above day and hour we will sell the W. George
Spake property located just a few blocks from the hub
center of the prosperous and progressive town of Shelby
on the Cleveland Springs hard surface highway. This is
on Route No. 20, the main street of North Carolina. This
property has been sub-divided in a way and manner that
we are quite sure will meet with the most exacting and
has been developed in a way that each and every lot will
be an ideal home site. Located in one of the best resi
denital sections of Shelby and located in the midst of
unlimited improvements and developments and where
the possibilities exceed that of any other section* of
BRAND NEW FORD
CAR GIVEN AWAY
I IE? property AFFORDS EVERY CONVEN- |
IENCE THAT IS POSSIBLE j
Close to schools and churches and will be sold at the $
price you are willing to pay on EASY TERMS to be \
announced on day of sale. If you are interested for j
your personal use or for an investment, we appeal to S
you that this property affords unusual possibilities for !
either purpose that you might desire to use. So look this !
property over before the sale, make your-selections and i
( don t f01 get the day and hour above mentioned.
SALE WILL BE CONDUCTED BY THE FAMOUS PITTS BROTHERS -
Carolina land Co, Inc.
HICKORY, N. C.
j J. B. Nolan Company
i LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES, - _ SHELBY N C