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0 / 75
Twenty Nine Years Ago
(From The Star Of April 14, 1807.)
“Monday the Cleveland County M ep
ical society met here and transartew
its routine business. At the meeting
to bo held during October court a me '•
idol subject—typhoid fever—will be
“Among the doctor The Star has
many friends. Below are the names (
of some of ihe members of this noth
profession who were here this week;
Drs. V. J. Palmer, S. S. Royster, i,.
A Lee, C. O. Champion, George Gate-.
G. M. Gold. B. F. Dixon, J. G. Hord,
J. VVr. Young, J. W. Wood. W. T. Grijrp
A. M. Whisnant and W. J. Trent.
Big Trade Made.
Capt. \V. P. Love has sold 273 of
his COO acre trat of land near Cow
pens S. C.> to a Georgia mining com
pany for $7,400. the company s rep
k sentatives hud been prospecting for
gold and found the precious mineral
in such paying quantities that they
were induced to buy the land at trie
above named price. Captain Love ex
pects to move back to Shelby and make
his home. All will rejoice in his good
Cvclonc of 1897. <
Last Friday morning about two
o'clock a little cyclone passed over!
this section of the county. Window
glass were blown out and tin roofs.
were lifted nearly off of one or two j
houses. Mr. .1. A. Ellis of Grover, tells !
us that thp cyclone passed over thej
mountain about six miles from Grover,
and completely wrecked everything ii> |
its path, hut it extended only about
75 yards in width. 1
Industrial Agent J. C. Beam return
c-,1 last week from the Charlotte meet
ing much enthused. He delivered an
address at Charlotte and gave a vcr> 1
Alderman T). D. Suttle of Asheville
was here this week. His old friend1*
wore all glad to see him.
Judge and Mrs. Norwood are stop
ping with Dr. R. ('. Ellis. The latter
nn l Judge Norwood are old time
Mr. A. C. Miller has sold to Mr. S.
I-(. Hamrick one of his plantations.
litar town, the Beam place’ at a hand
some profft over what he gave for it.
Mi. Miller is not only n cotton man.
ufacturer, but a dealer in real es
tate. His investments always pay him.
Ladened With Wishes.
Dr. E. B. Lattimore, one of Shelby’.!
most popular nrd promising young:
incr. and one of the best qualified an* j
most thoroughly prepared doctors ini
the state .left Tuesday to locate at,
Red Springs for the practice of htf •
profession. We commend Dr. Lattt- j
more to the people of Red Springs nr*
a most worthy, honorable and upright1
citizen and a gentleman in every par, j
tlcular. He goes ladened with best
wishes of his many friends here.
Cctton 7 1-2 Cents.
Capt. F. Dilling of Kings Mountain
\v is here Monday and bought a groat
deal of cotton for his mill. Mr. J. M,
Wilson, of Double Shoals, sold him IS
bales of cotton at 7 1-2 cents. Thi.r t>
a little better price than most buyers
Planting Cotton Early.
Among aspirants for Deputy .Tus.
tice’s place we note name of James
A Logan, of Chimney Rock. “Jim” v
well known to a great many of our
people. He played with the R. M. 1.
base ball team two years ago.
Abe Hamrick, colored, of No. b
township, planted six acres of cotton
last Thursday. This is the first cotton
planting we have heard of this sea.
son. Abe must think the prosperity
wave is coming and that cotton is g«
lr.g to ten cents.
The Star is indebted to Mr. A. T.
Gantt, of Redlands, California, an
cjd Cleveland county boy, for a copy
of “The Land of the Sunshine,” a neat
and artistically gotten up magazine,
containing n handsome description of
Redlands and the business houses ot
the place. Mr. Gantt is a prominent
merchant of Redlands.
Called ’em Together.
“Secretary \V. J. Hogue, of the
county Republican executive commit,
tee, requests every member of the
committee to meet in Shelby on Sat.
urday, April 24th to attend to impor
tant business. The important business
is r.o doubt the distribution of PIE.
In addition to the local bar the fol
lowing legal luminaries are attending
court this week: Major W. J. Mont
gomery of Concord; Ex-Attorney Gen
eral Frank I. Osborne, of Charlotte;
D. W. Robinson and Butler Justice, ot
Lihcolnton; C. P. Moore, and C. E.
Whitney, of Bessemer City.
Boy. Match, Fire.
Ml-. ‘Bobby’ Hamrick one of Shar
on’s substantial citizens, lost his barn
end all of his fodder, oats, etc., last
Wednesday by fire. His little four
j ear-old son struck a match in tit
stable, the hay caught fire and the
tarn waB burned up before the fire
could be put out.
Pastor Gets a Bride.
Rev. R. F. Treadway, the Baptisi
pastor, will leave Thursday afternoiu
for Louisiana and will return Friday
Aa.il 28rd, accompanied by ,his bri-'e
Hr has made a line impression, 011
our. people during his jiaptorato hero
und he Will he heartily weleonteil in
his new estate, when Ire returns. i he
Mar extends congratulations in ad
Judge Lattimore Commended.
I his week .Judge T. I). Lattimo”.
who has been clerk of Cl .eland Su
perior court for over 22 years will tui
oxer the office to the 'lire sfu 1 r,,n
lestee. Mr. J. !j. Quinn. To say th'ji■.
Judge Lattimore has mad" .he best
clerk the county has ever had. woule
■ ic nothing more than everybody
knows. His record both public ,<nu
private is clean, lie stands blanVtdosy
ami guileless, before 'lie searching
light of public opinion, in the dis
charge of his official duties. The pr
pie and the county will mi him. Ills
successor is a clever gentleman and j
make a courteous and efficient publl.
One of Greatest Courts of Honor!
Ever Held—Many Scouts Ad- i
v a need.
(Forest City Courier)
Scoutmaster Uev. <). < . IP; ■
xvelcomed to Fllenboro last Friday!
n'gh, whut proved to be one of the1
herd Courts of Honor ever held xvit'x!
in the bounds of Piedmont CcMinc.il i
at which 37 Scouts were advaneeo i, !
rank or gained merit badges through |
successful examinations before ex- I
»Scouts 'advanced in rank canru.!
from troops in Rnthcrfordion, Oliff
sido. Spindale, Eltepboro, Hollis and
Forest City, while those gaining -fh,~!
coveted merit badges were all Horn
troops in Rlienfo6.ro and Forest City.
Assistant Scoutmaster Arval A!cook
of Forest City was awarded five
merit badges and Scouts Craig Mc
Clure, Phillip Padgett and Oaklet's
Morrison, Scouts of Forest City troop
1, were each awarded four and ad
vanced to the rank of star scouts
The outstanding event of the coin'
was the statement from the Scout
Executive that Rev. 0. C. Huston, or
Eller,boro, was an expert in electri
city, having acted as examiner tor
himself and Henry Harrill in this
branch and that Mr. Huston then in
the United States army, had born
rent by the government .to-the-Pana
ma Canal to repair the i loctricalH
controlled water-gates when the.
gates had refused to open, and had
successfully completed the job.
Certificates from the scoutmaster*
training school recently conducted by
the executive in Forest City wet
awarded to Scoutmaster O. C. Hu.-,
ton, G. F. Harrill. .1. T. Turleton, IV
A. Buff. Win. Allhands, Rev. O. 7,
Simpson, F. II. Shuford, I.. W. Jones,
N. V. Shuford and approved certifi
cates to IV E. Roach, H. G. Thomp
son, J. B. Jones, C. Blanton and C.
Members of the court of honot
were Rev. O. C. Huston, 0. R. Cot.
fil 'd. E. E. Harrill, G. M. Edwards.
G Fred Harrill, J. A. Bland, L. \V
Jones, Rev. O. I,. Simpson and 11. K.
Poach, F. C. Kinzie, presided and
scout commissioner G. R. Gillespie
made the presentation of badges.
STRANGER DIES UNDER
Hm One-Legged Buddy Gets Him in
Hospital and Then Disappears
' Charlotte, April I t.—Private John
j Molliek, 40, brought to .he city by a
mysterious one-legged companion
Tuesday night, died soon afterword*
and his body lay today in a lot,
i fencral parlor, the finish of an un
known soldiers career of mystery
i A strange young man, excited,
i speaking the lingo of the race tra.ek,
suddenly appeared before a group of
workers in the courthouse Tue day
! “1 gotta guy in my car outside.
| He’s a good guy, but I think he’s
gonna croak,” he said earnestly.
The workers quickly arranged for
i the sick mans entrance into the
hospital, where he died Wednesday
I llis last words, were: “Where's my
j cuddy? I want to tell him somp
I But the picturesque young cripple
had disappeared as suddenly ns he
tame, and had not been located
, American Legion officials are try
, mg to assemble facts which would
enable them to return the body to the
j CAUGHT WHILE RECEIVING
A SHIPMENT OK MORPHINE
Hendersonville, April 14.-*- J. A
Anderson, Hendersonville citizen,
in custody following seizure of son,*
400 to 500 grains of morphine, ship
j meat having been intercepted ns Jo
j livery was made to him here. Fedem
agents were notified and will have
charge of the case. Shipment was by
1 express from New York, but address
^Mj^was believed to be fictitious.
Sunday School Workers To
Gather At Kings Mountain
Ne. < Township Meeting to Be Held in
Methodist Church There on
Sunday April 25.
Kings Mountain Herald.
The Sunday school workers of N'o.
I townshifr are called to meet in Con
vention at the Central Methodist
church at Kings Mountain Sunday
April-25, at 3 p. m. Mr. II. T. Fultdr*
president of No. 1 township under
the county and state plan of organiza
tion and Mr. W. A. Ridenliour is cotih
v president. They together are call
ing the meeting. Each Sunday school,
if whatever denomination. in the
township is expected to participate in
the convention. Each superintendent
and all his officers and teachers ’s
i specially requested to attend as well
u- all pastors. Everybody else is cor
The following Sunday schools are in
the township: Grover Baptist, Grover
Prcshyterian, El Be..he!, Patterson
Grove, Pc-nleys Chapel, Thomasson
Grove, Macedonia .Grace Mcthodisi
Wcr-leyan Methodist, St. Matthews
Lutheran, Boyce Memorial A. It. P.,
Kings Mountain Presbyterian, Cen
tral Methodist. First Baptist. And if
there is any other it is also included.
A program is under way of prepara
tion and will appear in the Heraio
next week. It is the earnest desire ot
thofe promoting the convention that
rll schools be largely represented and
that all may be greatly benofitted. Re
member it is a week from Sunday.
Officials Say Inmates Did !
Not Start Hospital Blaze,
Directors Oleel to Discuss Big Fire
That Damaged Htate Hospital
For the Insane.
Ral >igh.—State hospital officials
tool; issue yesterday with the opinion
• m>-c,'| by Fire Chief Lewis F.
rinks that the fire at the State hos
pital for th.e Insane was started by
irnnates Saturday, and that it would
h i .e been better had it occurred at
night. Both Dr. Albert Anderson, su
fjerintendert, and assistant superin
tendent, Dr. R. K. Adams, eniphati
eidh denied that the fire was started
Both expressed the opinion that the
file originated frena workmen who
were repairing the roof, and stated
inat from ail evidence and from tes
timony of the first eye witnesses, it
\v i evident that the fire started at
the rnme place where they had been
working. While not going into the ad
vantage the firemen might have in
fighting the fire at night. Dr. An
(-evson called attention to the fact that
the lights would undoubtedly have
gene out, and it would have been next
to impossible to be sure that the pa
tients were all out.
The board of directors held an all
day meeting at the hospital yesterday
whet, they outlined plans’ for rep lac -
irg the west wing which was destroy
ed by fire Saturday. This wing will
utilize additional space so that it will
ai'-cmmodate around 100 more nati
on’ although the general plan of the
old building will he followed in con
strut i.ing: the now fireproof structure.
'‘There is not a particle of truth
In it,” Dr. Anderson declared in refer
ence to Chief Hicks’ statement. “Four
eminently reliable men have testi-,
fied to me that they saw the fire on
the roof and in the attic before it
i cached the third floor where the in
mate" were. Ar-i as far at--, human wit
ness can he relied upon, I am certain
that .he fire did not start on the third
floor from the inmates.”
Dr. Adams war. equally positive in
his assertions that the fire originated
in the roof. He was one of the four
man to whofn Dr. .Anderson referred.
The others being R. M. Brown, the
iua<i carpenter; ,1. C. Brooks, head of
the dean tip force; and one of the at
tendants. Dr. Adams was in charge of
removing the patients from the bulki
ng at the time of the fire. Dr. An
nevren being in attendance, at court, in
Both doctors stated that many of
tiie employes were no. away as sug
gested by Chief Hicks, but on the job
as Saturday afternoon was a clean up
time at the hospital.
CAN STATE ADMINISTER
FEND FOR CARE OF CATS?
GOV. M’LEAN DOUBTS
Has any state agency the authority
Co administer a trust fund for the
care of cat;;? That is the question
that has been put up to Governor
McLean, and on which he is seek
A North Carolinian, who makes
his home in Boston, has it t.erestec a
woman acquaintance who wishes to
leave her estate as a trust fund for
the care of cats, in North Carolina
eats, specifically,< and has asked the1
Governor if this State can oblige by
offering a State agency to administer
the fund. The Governor frankly says
he doesn't know.
On Friday Night
Shelby is in for another boxing
carnival tonight. Ic will be stage !
this time in the Webb hall, the fracas
being slated to start at 8 o’clock.
The main bout will be a ten round
go. with Charles Cordell, the local
be v, stacked against Marvin Ford,
of Kings Mountain. This is in the mi
ture of a return match. About a
month ago Cordell got a decision over
Ford, on points, both men being on
their pins at the end of the last round.
Jrasmuch as chis bout takes on this
complexion, it is anticipated it will
be a lively fracas.
The second feature will be a six
round go between Sailor Ed Turner,
a local boy, pitted against an un-1
known, fighting as “Black Mask.” It
is said this unknown will actually be j
As a preliminary two local boys
will go on for four rounds, and five
negroes will mix it in a ba.tle royal.!
Miss Martha Bridges
Miss Martha Bridges died Tuesdaj J
April 13th at her home in the Pleas
ant Hill community and the funeral
war conducted Wednesday by Rev.
D. G. Washburn. The funeral service j
was largely attended, the size of the
crowd attesting the high esteem in'
which she was held. Miss Bridges was
heir March 30th, 1870 and joined the
church when a young girl. She had
four cistern and four brothers bA
only one sister Mrs. Essie Sanders
and one brother Clifton Bridges, sur
FATHERS DAY AT SECOND
BAPTIST CHURCH SUNDAY
A program for Fathers’ day or.1
Sunday April 18th, second Baptist
church consists of recitations, read
ing, quartets and trios, also an addres • '
by John R. Dover. Everybody wel- j
come, especially those who want to
honor their dead or living father. We
went 200 men in the Mens Bible class
at 9:45 a. m. Above program to he-!
g:n immediately after Sunday school.;
Before child psychology was invent- j
pd the daily dozen meant cuffs on lliol
CONDENSED STATEMENT OF
Union Trust Company
Including Branch Offices at Lattimore, Lawndale and Fallston,
At the Close of Business, April 12th, 1926.
RESOURCES NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS
Loans and Discounts ____$803,931.79 j
Overdrafts ______- 1,951.08
Bonds and Stocks __ 54,800.00 |
Read Estate __ 5,000.00 j
Fixtures -- 5,000.00 (
Cash on band and due from
other banks_.45,770.12 j
Total ---$910,452.99 (
Undivided Profits___ 9,467.02
Reserved Interest_ 22,039.68
Reserved for Taxes_ l,50o!oo
Notes and Bills Re-discounted 123,255.10
Due to other Banks___ 18,837.53
The Customers and Friends Of The
Union Trust Company
Will be pleased with the above report, which reflects growth and
encouraging progress. You will notice our total resources are
over Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars. On the basis of the
Strength and Growth of this Bank we solicit your business.
UNION TRUST COMPANY
SHELBY — LATTIMORE — LAWNDALE — FALLSTON
BANKING — INSURANCE — TRUSTS.
“IN UNION THERE IS STRENGTH.”
1fiPfl r?=*n lT=*n ran ran ml ran ran ran
A GOOD STRONG, WHOLESOME
FLOUR FOR ALL PURPOSES
AT ITS BEST IN BAKING WHERE
YEAST IS USED.
Eagle Roller Mill Co.
QUALITY GROCERIES AT LOWER
FRESH VEGETABLES FOR THIS
NEW IRISH POTATOES, TURNIPS,
BELL PEPPERS, CARROTS, SNAP
BEANS, TOMATOES, LETTUCE, CEL
ERY, SPRING ONIONS, CAULIFLOW
COMB HONEY, LB.
FRESH TOMATOES, NICE
AND RIPE, LB..
WE ARE OFFERING SPECIAL THIS
10-LB. BUCKET STALEY’S
10-LBS. GREAT NORTHERN BEANS,
OR LARGE WHITE an
NO. 2 CANS TOMATOES,
CAMPBELL’S PORK AND
BEANS, 3 FOR..
S-LB. BUCKET CRESCENT € 1 Q o
LARD. v 1
DUKE’S MAYONNAISE & RELISH