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illtt Cleveland fiav !
Star Building. No. 1 E. Marion Street
Shelby, N. C.
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FRIDAY. APRIL 16, 1926. |
TWINKLES.^ ' j
Volcanoes may die out, but1
Herrin goes on forever.
It’s sure enough baseball It into.
Two games in the major leagu
were “snowed out” W* ’nesday. j
Ye Paragrapher would hate to
be in a French cabinet, but upon
choice would take the iob rather
than be an officer in Herrin, 111.
Heat woes along with heat.
Every time the sun warms up in
Shelbv the real estate t'over rises
—and vice versa, but don’t men
The Federal nrohibition agent
who patrols this section, says
there’s verv little liquor around
here now. We wonder what it is.
Babe Ruth has been arrested
for not paying his income tax,
And Babe makes his income by
his outgo—hitting ’em over the
That fellow Brown who pro
phesied no summer this year ap
pears not to have l'ed so big as
some Shelby folks thought.
Not mentioning what else he
mav he able to do, or not to do.
Bob Reynolds sure can answer
The one trouble with Piedmont
Carolina climate is that the pri
mary comes along about the
time hot weather arrives.
“Mencken js a wildcat.” Torn
]>ixon is alleged to have said. At
that, Mencken does seem to run
some of ’em wild.
A visitin«r realtor says Shelby
most of "U needs a '••.llppo for
girls. And wo never thought to
ask if the visitor was married.
The Greensboro News nara
rrqoher sav« the world will he
shinshsne when Peggy Jovee
v'rds Mussolini. And we add:
That is. 'f they honeymoon in
Several Carolina mountain de
velopments were covered with
snow- this weok and now w°’rp
waiting for the description the
nress-agents will give these
Henrv Ford is defending Bur
hank’s faith Who knows Bu*
hank, the ohmt wizard, might
have mixed |Vi» breeds th^t re
sulted in Ford’s celebrated pro
Rooming Hendersonville just
had to res>H a litt]f» nioro each
day nnd Noah HoUow«ll ia is»u
?THr the Da;iv Hendersonville
News. Now it anyone there
pings “Show Mo the Wav to (’o
Home” perhaps they poll find it
in >Ui«on’s “Pointed Para
Glorv to the Charlotte Obser
ver. which says since so nis’ v
neighboring towns patronize
theatrical attractions there that
Ihe attraction* should bo better.
I* would be nearer to Charlotte
along the old route with better
shows than hv the Wilkinson
boulevard with attractions not
improved and seven miles less
Florida folks it is said have
omv«h«aed 49 lots In the Cleve
land Sprint estates. Speaking
for the best interests 0f Shelby
V« Paragrapher would advise the
Floridians not to come un until
after .April and the weather
getg off its spree, It may snow,
rain, or most anything here
nhouts in April—or so it seems
dr spite the caressing hand of the
PUT IT ACROSS.
If we don’t make a final effort
and put over the Chamber of
commerce which looked so prom -
ising a few weeks ago when the
movement w-as launched, we
might as well Rive up and sav it
can't be done. If we fail, it is a
reflection on the tow’n and in a
few weeks when the season real
ly opens and the chamber is
given up as a hopeless task, we
will then have pangs of regret
for it is much harder to revive
a dead issue than i< is to keep a
live one living. Numerous re
quests are coming in for litera
■ ure about Shelby and Cleveland
county. Nothing is available to
send these inouirers who have
heard of Shelby and Cleveland
county as the most inviting ter
ritory in Western Carolina. It
takes time to get the machinery
of a chamber of commerce in
working order and every day’s
delay is injuring the cause.
OCR BUILDING PROGRAM.
Shelby’s building program out
fined for this year has indica
tions of keeping pace with last
year when a new record was es
tablished. With $200,000 for
schools, $200,000 for a water
station. $12b.000 for streets and
sidewalks Sfto.000 for golf club
house and $100,000 or more for
lesidences, there should be ample
emplovment and a goodly por
tion of money in circulation. To
this total, we are expecting at
an early date to hear the an
nouncement of the largest busi
ness house that has over been
ejected in the countv. T^ist year
Dan Frazier, our city engineer,
reported the total amount of
huddinwr at f’ve millions which
included textile plants to give
employment to wage earners. P.y
the end of this year we predict
that he can make a report
equally as good if the building
measures up with the real es
( HARLOTTE AND POLO.
About the time Camp Greene
passed out. nolo entered Char
j ttte, aava the Charlotte Obser
'■ er. And the reputation of the
Oueen Gitv has spread far
through the medium, of the
North Carolina, as Tom Dixon
would saw “iust now stepping
< ut” isn’t so very fundia*’ with
nolo, or hasn’t been. Ft. Bragg,
Pinehurst and now Charlotte
are the mediums whevebv the
vame has been introduced to the
Carolinians, although it has
been a favorite sport around
Camden, in South Carolina for
Some time. Seme way to “down
home" folks polo gives an air of
big things and since Charlotte is
making a reputation in the polo
field adjoining sections of the
state have a feeling of pride.
And in that connection, other
•motions are wondering whv the
tourist hotel builder left Char
Somehow folks up along “The
Blue Ridge Trail.” Highwav 20.
wanted to see a big tourist hotel
in Charlotte. That it would have
mean* much to Carolina’s lead
ing city was the idea here
abouts. Western Carolina as a
resort center is just now coming
to the attention of Eastern Amer
ice Thousands, several of them,
will be passing through Char
lotte seeking the scenery and
climate by another summer.
Toe much of a touiTst hotel
rnuldn’t have been erected in
Then look at that chain < a
ro the mountains: Charlotte’s
Tourist, hotel, Cleveland Springs,
Iso-Thermal. T uremonv, Hen
Big Revival for
Caroleen, April 15.—On April 18,
Kf E. Gibson Davis pastor of the
First Baptist church of Mount Airy
will come to Caroleen Baptist church
to assist the pastor, Rev. R. N, Chit *
dress, in a seriefe of evangelistic ser.
Rev. Bavis is a well knov.n pastor
evangelist in our state. He has don*
the preaching in each of the revive*,
services held ir. his church in Mt
Airy, since becoming its pastor, un<!
the visible results of his meetings
ha\ e always been large numbers add
eU to the church and the membership
greatly revived. The same results
na\e followed from the many meet
ings he has held in various places In
our State, as well as in Virginia amt
I hereby announce mysel* for Dem
ocratic nomination to be Represent#,
live of the Ninth Congressional dis
trict of North Carolina, subject to tit#
voters in primary to be held on June
J. A. DIMMETTE, M. D.
Many a congressman’s words sound
convincingly dry because you aren't
close enough to smell them.
Alas! a thorough survey of the cal,
leges doesn’t reveal a dozen ,4W*
FEED SKIM MILK
TO GROWING PIGS |
Widespread reports Indicate that ■
dairy scientists and practical dairy- j
men have Joined lu disapproval of the I
use of old gravity systems and the !
so-called water dilution systems of j
separating milk. l>esplte this fact, j
there are many water dilution sys- |
terns In use and the' losses are fre- |
quently very heavy because of this
One of the advantages of dairy
fanning is that when cream Is sold,
the skim milk may he saved and fed
to growing pigs and young calves.
Skim milk is regarded ns a valuable
protein feed, hut dairymen are de
cidedly opposed to filling the skitn
milk with a lot of precious butterfat.
The water dilution system has been
found by the Indiana experiment sta
tion to lose about 40 pounds of butter
from one cow’s milk In a year, com
pared with leas than two pounds of
butter lost by the use of the centrif
ugal cream separator.
Tt Is a well-known fact that even
the centrifugal cream separator will
not do good work when Its rate of
speed Is wrong and when the ereatti
screw Is not properly set by an ex
perienced operator. Examples of sud
den savings In fat losses by strict
attention and examination of the sep
arator are numerous In Wisconsin.
Just why anyone, knowing the dan
gers Involved In the careless separa
tion of milk, should employ cheap and
nseless methods of separating cream
or neglect the adjustment of the cen
trifugal machine is something which
Is hard to eaplaiu.
Well Managed Sow Will
Increase Crop of Pigs
Farrowing records of 574 sows on
58 Kansas farm demonstrations con
ducted last year by the Kansas State
Agricultural college extension service.
Indicate that exercise and protein
foods are among the' most important
essentials of winter brood sow man
In these demonstrations the far
rowing dates rahgcd from January 1
to April 1. The number of sows to
the farm varied from one to fifty-five.
All of the sows received corn in their
On 20 farms 203 sows received com
and a protein supplement of either
tunknge, skim milk, alfalfa or linseed
oil meal. They had plenty of range
for eaerclae and tlie equipment was
about average. Those 203 sows far
rowed a total of S.tMO pigs, an average
of 10 plga te th* litter. Seventeen
hundred and thirteen pigs were
weaned, or an average of six and a
half pigs to the litter.
On 11 of the remaining 24 farms
100 sows received mostly a corn ra
tion without protein supplement.
They farrowed seven pigs to the litter
and weaned an average of less1 than
four pigs to the litter. The equip
ment on those farms was above the
average. On the 13 other farms 145
sows furrowed an average of almost
ten pigs to the litter. The sows were
fed a well-balanced ration, but on ac
count of poor equipment and poor
preparation of farrowing quarters
these sows weaned only 45 per cent,
of the pigs farrowed, or a few more
than four pigs to the litter.
The sow.s that were well managed
and on good rations weaned 71 per
cent more pigs than tne sows on low
protein rations and 50 per cent more
than the tows on good rations hut
“Hothouse” Steers Add
Much Trouble to Feeder
Protecting beef cattle in a basement
bam tightly closed doesn’t produce
beef half ns certainly as it produces
(•ulna on beef cattle are more rapid
and economical when cattle are quar
tered in opgn sheds rattier than warm
Cattle-feeding equipment need not
he expensive. A burn with a first floor
given over to entile and hogs, with
hay und straw storage above, a erib
running ulong one aide, a silo at one
end, settles at the other end, and south
side dpen, ia difficult if not Impossible
There is nothing but trouble in the
idea that fattening cattle need to Ire
protected In a baeentent barn that
inuy be tightly closed. Diseases, es
pecially tuberculosis, ore more com
mon when cattle are doaely confined.
A steer on a full ration generates
more than enough beat In the process
of digestion to maintain body tem
perature. Steers need a dry bed with
the cold winds broken. A shed open
to the south will answer these re
Feed for Young Steer
A two-year-old steer on a full feed
of grain, when the grain Is coni|x>sed
of coru or barley m a mixture of corn
end oats or barter and oats, will eat
about 1% pounds t» $ pounds of grain
per head per d*>\ Along with tills,
they would eat « to 8 pounds of hay
per heart per rtay. If they are getting
a liberal Med of com silage, say SO
pounds per head per day, they would
eat about 1*4 pounds of grain per 100
pounds live weight and about § pounds
THE MEN AND
YOUNG MEN S
The Straw Hat
season is here, and
we have a full
stock of the, very
newest styles, just
The new models
are very attract
ive -— full hrims,
new fabrics, fancy
bands — very
Sp ing-iike and
Come in and look
Prices from $2.50,
$3.00, $3.50 and
Don’t miss giving
the new Oxford’s
the once over. The
styles like the hats
are radically new
—broad toes, ade
able. With the
new straw, they
give you an up-to
date look and feel
Prices $5.00 to
If you haven’t
bought that new
suit, don’t delay.
The stock is being
picked over. We
still have some
suits-in fact some
that are unusually
in and look them
over. We believe
you will hardly re
sist buying. The
prices are so mod
erate for a good
ment, that they
are within the
reach of most all
$30.00 to $39.50.
carry a full line of
shirts, ties, under
wear, socks, etc.
The Quality Shop
! DON’T MISS
SPRING MERCHANDISE AT GILMER’S LOWER PRICES
ITEMS FROM OUR PIECE
Figured Voiles, 36-in. 25c to 48c vd.
Staff els Swiss Voiles, Plain and Flowered,
yard __ -------- 69c
Beaut if id Georgette in all the newest pas
te’ shades;.-yard - $1.48
Printed Crepes, 36-in., yard--— 79c
Face Curtain Panels, 2 1--2 yards long, ^
v. th dainty fringe $1.00 to $1.98
K-rinkl' 1 Bed Spreads with colored strip
, , Sire 72x90 _ $1-25
Poiret-Siieen, 36-inches wide, (color, tan)
vnvd . _- _ $2.9o
Hand embroidered Guest Towels, assort
ed color borders — 69c to $1.00
MEN’S CAPS JUST
Men’s and boys caps that can bo made
any size with the adjustable band.
MARX MADE SUITS FOR
Just at this time our stock of Men’s cloth
ing is at its best. The newest weaves, col
ors and patterns. All moderately priced.
PANAMA HATS __ _ $1.69 to $5.48
STRAW HATS _______ $1.48 to $4.9$
Hanes Athletic Unions ____9$c
B. V. D. Brand Unions __,__ $1.25
Hosiery _______ 15c, 25c, 4.8, 75c and 98c
Sun Straw Hats ___ _ 19c to .‘>5c
Overalls boys $1.00. Mens $1.48 and $1.69
SPECIAL SALE OF DRESSES
-For Saturday & Monday
j WOMEN’S DRESSES MADE OF CCT
| TON PONGEE, IN STRIPES AND FIG
j URED DESIGNS. SIZES 36 TO 54.
j CHOICE jjj gg EACH
j This is indeed a big value. Don’t miss
; this event.
HAND MADE ,
i Dainty hand made gowns
[ of Batiste. Neatly trim-1
! med. These gowns area
) guaranteed to be strict-1
ly hand made and of the!
j finest quality material, ,
| at only—
ANTHONY & ANTHONY
THESE ABE THE BEST BUYS
5 vacant lot* fronting Cleveland Springs road, each with a
f: ontage of 60 feet and depth ranging from 185 feet to 285 feet.
On each let you will find from 15 to 20 trees, some oak, some
hickory and some pine. There is more shade on any of these lot*
than any property that’s yet been sold on thi* highway.
In the rear of each lot there is running water, making each back
yard a natural play ground for children.
The sur:. ou^dnigs are about a s good as any one could ask for.
Two new brick homes are now nearing completion almost in front
of the lot3. Will M. Roberts stuccoed new home is on the east side,
Judge E. Y. Webb controls all the property fronting the lots di
rectly and just*west of the property several very attractive homes
have just been completed.
Location is on North side of road, ove: looking Shelby, fronting
South and the distance from the square is just a bit less than 1-2
mile, or a 5 minute walk.
Restrictions on which each lot will be sold are as follows:_
No residence to be erected at a cost of less than $5,000.00.
i se^ ®ack at least 50 feet from highway and no unsight
ly buildings or structures are to be erected on the front tl|&t would
mar the beauty of the surrounding property.
All things considered, size of lots, natural surroundings, shade,
etc., with the above mentioned restnctioned guarantees a home
owner here has everything he could wish for in the way of a resi
PRICE PER LOT—$2,100.00.
ANTHONY 6 ANTHONY