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VOL. XXXV, No. 17
THE CLEVELAND STAR SHELBY, N. C. FRIDAY, FEB, 8, 1929. Published Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Afternoons uy man, per year un advance) $2.60
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LA TE NEWS
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The Markets.
Cotton. Shelby _____ 191&C
Cotton Seed, bu.____ 70J<ic
Cloudy And Rain.
Today's North Carolina Weather
report: Cloudy followed by rain tn
raft portion Saturday and in west
portion late tonight or Saturday.
Not quite so cold in west portion
tonight.
Ivey Is Found Dead.
Ren L. Ivey, Rock Hill, manufac
turer, who has been missing from
bis home there for two weeks, was
V. found dead in his room at a Col
umbia hotel late yesterday with a
I bullet wound in his heart. He left
several notes and apparently had
carefully prepared for his suicitje.
which was thought to have been
caused by financial troubles al
though the notes opened did not
say so.
Heflin Ridzs
Catholics As
Hard As Ever
Alabaman Renews Attacks On
Catholics And Defends
Aims of K. K. K.
Washington, Feb. 6.—A silent
senate listened today while Sena
tor Heflin, of Alabama, vowed that
he would carry to the country his
fight to prevent the flying of a
chaplain's flag above the Ameri
can emblem on battleships during
church services at sea.
His proposal to prevent the hoist
, ing of this flag, which Heflin de
scribed as “the Roman cross” above
the Stars and Stripes, was rejected
by the senate yesterday, 69 t$ 10
and the senate declared today he
would soon introduce a bill to carry
out its intent and demand hearings
,and senate act|on upon it.
The Alabaman defended the right
of the Ku Klux Klan to exist, de
scribing the aims of the organiza
. tion as “noble” and asserted that
1 the Klan did a good job in the last
campaign because “it helped to
turn the Raskobs out.”
Waves Flag.
Waving back and forth a tiny
American flag which contrasted
with the proportions of his huge
frame. Senator Heflin shouted that
l “public men are quaking in their
boots” for fear of the influence of
the Roman Catholic church. He
warned Democratic senators who
vo^ed against his proposal yester
day that they would have to face
the issue in their states.
“Those of you on this side of the
chamber who voted against flying
the American flag above the Roman
cross,” shaking his finger at the
Democratic side, “are going to meet
this issue in your states And I will
• see to it that you do,”
He recalled his fight upon Alfred
E. Smith last spring and asserted
that the Democratic party is going
to have a new leader.
“And he won’t come from New
4 York,” he continued, “and he won’t
be Alfred Emmanuel Smith, nor his
man Friday—Franklin Roosevelt.”
Heflin referred to the ten men
who voted for his amendment yes
terday as the “ten immortals who
like beacon lights stand out in the
history of our nation.”
The speech of the Alabaman was
received in silence and without re
ply.
Likens Kiwanis
Aim To Church
Dr. Hardin Says Objects Of Ki
wanis Dovetail Into Those Of
The Church.
Ill a program- on the relation
ships of the Kiwanis club to the
churches held last night at Cleve
land Springs hotel. Dr. R. H. Har
din, pastor of Main Street Method
ist church, Gastonia, declared that
the objectives of both dovetail, one
"into the other. He spoke on the
three marks of a Kiwanian, point
ing out that in their life, the spiri
tual values of a community sur
mount the material for they are
engaged first of all in building
,character and living by the golden
rule laid down by the Master of
Men for their rule and conduct of
life. ,
Dr. Hardin said that a real Ki
wanian would promote the highest
ideals in social, business and pro
fessional realms and urged that
Kiwanians so live in a community
that their very life would radiate
good citizenship and bring credit
to the great organization which is
International in its scope.
< Dr. Hardin paid a. high tribute
to Dr. Boyer whom he had learn
ed to obey while presiding elder and
complimented him for his calm
ness of demeanor under all cir
cumstances.
The program was in charge * of
the two Kiwanis members of the
club. Rev. H. N. McDiarmld and
Pf. Hugh K. Boyer.
Autopsy Revealed
Mrs. King Was Not
Pregnant, Declared
r ull Not Fractured,
Blood Vessel Was
Bursted Under
Abrasions On
Throat, Said
By ERNEST JACKSON
(Special To The Star,!
Kings Mountain, Feb. 8, (2:30 in
afternoon).—The second autopsy
pcformed upon the body of Mrs.
Faye Wilson King since her death
was completed in the Fulton un
dertaking parlors here just a few
minutes ago by physicians and of
ficials.
At the conclusion officials and
physicians announced that the
autopsy established that Mrs. King
was not pregnant, the information
being gained by a special observa
tion.
The skin was dissected about
the abrasions on the throat and it
was found, they said, that blood
vessels had been burst there re
sulting in a hemorrhage under the
skin.
There were bruises on both el
bows and both knees, the report
continued, and the brain was found
to be perfectly normal, there being
no fracture of the skull.
A part of the stomach and its
contents were removed and will be
taken, the solicitor said, to the
state chemist at Clemson college
for analysis to determine about poi
son and the type of poison, if any.
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Solicitor Glenn and other offi
cials would make no statement to
newspapermen at the time after
giving out the report of lire autopsy
finding.
Crowds Gather For
Kings Mt. Autopsy
Dr. Royster And Dr. Hord Assist.
Will Determine Pregnancy
And liSd Wound Extent.
The scene of the sensation cen
tering about the death of Mrs. Faye
Wilson King shifted today from
Sharon and York, South Carolina,
| to Kings Mountain, where at a
j fairly early hour this morning
I large crowds of curious people
gathered to see and hear what they
might concerning the second aut
opsy on Mrs. King's body since her
death.
The autopsy was demanded by
Solicitor J. Lyles Glenn, of Ches
ter, to make a more minute exam
ination of the wound upon the
head of the dead woman, and also,
he said, to determine, if possible, if
there was anything to so indicate
that she was to become a mother.
Officials Present.
Since the exhumation of the
body from the Kings Mountain
cemetery shifted to this county and
state it was necesasry that local
officials give the proper permits.
Present for the autopsy were
Sheriff Hugh Logan and Coroner
T. Cling Eskridge, of Shelby; Cor
oner McCorkle, Sheriff Quinn and
Solicitor Glenn, of York and Ches
ter.
Body Up At 1:15.
With three negroes working, and
Xing Home On
Bail; Hoey Is
Hired In Cas_
Cashier's Check I'sed .For S3,00)
Ball At York When Set
By Judge.
At the hearing before Chief Jus
tice Watts In Laurens, S. C., yes
terday bail was granted for Rafe
King, Shelby man, held there in
connection with the seemingly |
mysterious death of his wife and
the bail sum was set at $3,000.
Earl this morning relatives of
King left Shelby with a $3,000 cash
ier's check, which served as bail
and just about noop today King in
company of relatives passed through
Kings Mountain returning to the
home of his parents here, where he
will likely remain awaiting develop
ments or the return date of the
bail.
Counsel and fiiends of the Shel
by man point out that the fact that
the oail was set no higher than
$3,000 by Judge R. C. Watts indi
cates that the Inquest testimony
read at the hearing apparently did
not impress the judge as implicat
ing King to any serious degree.
Hoey Employed.
Clyde R. Hoey, one of the best
known criminal lawyers in North
Carolina and a public speaker of
more than state renown, stated
yesterday that he had been em
ployed as counsel by King iv addi
tion to Judge B. T. Falls, of IShel
by, and Thos. F. McDow" and Robt.
J. Shamd, of York.
Having a court engagement In
Lilesville Mr. Hoey was unable to
attend -the exhumation proceedings
at Kings Mountain at noon today,
but the three other attorneys were
present for the post mortem exam
ination by physicians and coroneis.
something like 100 people includ
ing newspapermen and officials,
gathered around, the casket was
reached by 1 o’clock, or shortly be
fore and at 1:15, or after about 40
minutes of work altogether, the
casket was removed and carried to
the undertaking parlors of the H.
T. Fulton undertaking establish
ment, the -exhumation duties being
handled by Mr. Fultoji and- Jack
Palmer, Shelby undertaker.
Due to the recent inclement
weather there was about two inches
of water in the grave about the
casket.
Doctors Present.
Physicians performing the aut
opsy under the supervision of Sol
icitor Glenn and the two coroners
wers: Dr. S. S. Royster, of Shelby;.
Dr. J. G. Hord, of Kings Mountain;
Dr. J. H. Saye and Dr. C. O. Bur
rus, olt Sharon, and Dr. Bob Able,
Chester surgeon. Dr. Royster and
Dr. Hord were members of the
autopsy board at the request of
defense counsel and by the agree
ment of Solicitor Glenn and other
officials.
Town Swarming.
Since Mrs. King was' a native erf
Kings Mountain prior to teaching
school in Shelby the town is great
ly interested in developments about
what officials say are mysterious
things* about her death. In addi
tion to the native folks on the
streets, scores of,people were pres
ent from Shelby, Sharon, York,
(Continued on page ten.)
Women Swear Against Husbands
Of Each Other-Then They Swap
Minot, N. D.—A strange story of
an exchange of husbands, wives
and children by two families living
on farms near Lansford was re
vealed here this week by divorce
records in the cases.
Both Mrs. Lawrence C. Rikens
rud and Mrs. Willis Knight obtain
ed divorces here on the same day.
each charging her husband with
infidelity. Each wife testified for
the other and the husbands made
no answer to the charges.
Then with the divorce decrees
decided to get married. Mrs. Knight
and Rikensrud also had the same
idea. So the four slipped across the
boundary line to Melita, MAiitoba,
where a double wedding was per
formed.
Afterward to prove there was no
animosity, the four made the trip
back to their farms, only about a
mile and half apart , in the same
automobile. There are five children
hi the Knight family, the oldest of
whom Is 13, and two in the Rlkens
r»d family, a boy ar*i a girl.
Blacksburg To j
Get Air Mail?
To Aid Shelby
Shplby Kiwanls ('tub Racks Move
For Faster Mall Serv
ice Here.
Blacksburg. S. C, Feb. 8—Gov
ernment officials were here Tues
day receiving bids for additional
Improvements on Blacksburg land
ing field, :n the way of grading and
otherwise conditioning the field,
and it is said that still further im
provements are contemplated as
soon ns opproptiatloiu arc avail
able. It is believed that this may
mean that Blacksburg will be made
a port _gf call in the near future
although this is withhold official
authority, and air mail facilities
will b* afforded contemplating aii
mail service, at least on the north
bound plane for New York, for no
only Blacksburg but some of he
sister towns, Shelby, Kings Moun
tain, Grover and others desiring
the much needed facilities.
The Kiwanis club of Shelby has
given this its official sanction, in
view of the fact that Shelby is
cut off on account of unfavorable
rallroa.l schedules, and it is said
that a considerable amount of
poundage will be available from
there, as soon as necessary facili
ties are provided. Should a stop
be authorized here, then Shelby
business concerns can mall matter
up to 6 p. m., and reach Blacks
burg in time to catch the 10 p. m.1
northbound plane for New York,
arriving there at 6 o'clock next
morning.
This will also enable Forest City
and Sptndale to send air mail north
and mail it. up to as late as 5
p. m. It is said that these towns
have a large amount of mail, in- j
eluding samples, which would go|
via air mail with favorable faclll- ]
ties.
Blacksburg had an air visitor Sat
urday, when Paul Thomason, Char
lotte, alighted on the Blacksburg
landing Held. He complimented
the field and promised to return.
Mr. Thomason is the owner of a
plane and pilots it himself, having
been one ot Charlotte’s pioneer
avlktors. He is the son of L. Thom
ason, vice president of the Pied
mont and Northern Railway, him
self a native of Blacksburg, where
he has many friends and relatives.
?&rachute Jumper
Handing Thrill* To
Visitors At Airport
Normal Wilson To Tumble Out Of
Plane High Up Saturday And
Sunday.
Visitors at the Shelby airport,
near the Cleveland Springs golf
club, are getting a few more thrills
this week than they have been
heretofore through stunts of visit
ing aviators. Prior to this week
stunts performed above the city
consisted of loops, wing-walking,
and such, but this week three in
trepid airmen are putting on a
series of parachute jumps.
Yesterday Teak Presnell, Ashe
boro lad, leaped with his parachute'
from the plane piloted by Roy.
Aheam, member of the death de-j
fytng Caterpillar club. To belong to
the Caterpillar club an aviator
must have been forced to leap from
a burning plane to save his life.
Aheam is a double member as is
Lindbergh.
This afternoon, Saturday and
Sunday afternoons at 3:30 in the
afternoon the parachute jumps at
the airport will be made by Nor
man Wilson, famed parachute
Jumper. The exhibitions are free.
Nothing Unusual
In Board Sessions
No Delegations Before School
Board In Monthly Meet*
inf Here.
No business cf general public im
portance was transacted at the
monthly meeting of either the
county commissioners or the school
board this week, the meeting be
ing devoted to routine business and
consideration of bills.
One unusual feature of the school'
board meeting, however, was the
fact that not a single delegation ap
peared before tH* board.
Load Poultry Car
Here On Wednesday
Another car of poultry will be
purchased and loaded in Shelby
next Wednesday at the Seaboard
station It is announced by County
Agent Alvin Hardin. Prices to be
paid Cleveland county farmers for
their poultry are given in an ad
vertisement in The Star today. |
He Flew to Fame
rhe poet-aviator, Baron Ehren
fried von Huenefeld, who with
hia brave companions spanned
the Atlantic in the Bremen, ia
dead in Berlin.
(UUrutluwl NMrsrMl)
Granddaughter
Of Issac Shelby
Passes At 82
Kin Of Man Tor Whom This Town
Was Named Saved From
Pauper's Grave.
Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 1— Miss
Lesa R. Shelby, 82, grand daughter
of General Isaac Shelby, Revolu
tionary soldier for whom Shelby
county (Memphis) was named,
died at General hospital today.
A newspaper story about her ill
ness saved her from a pauper's
grave and W«4P possible fulfill'd
ment of her dying wish to be bin--'
led on the family plantation near
Port Gibson, Miss.
Airs. O K. Robertson read the
story of Miss Shelby’s plight and
recalled that her husband had left
the aged woman, a distant rela
tive, $300 in his will.
“Oh, I’m glad," Miss Shelby told
nurses when told of the bequest. It
means I can rest on the old plan
tation."
Meanwhile, the daughters of the
American Revolution, the Daugh
ters of the Confederacy and the
Odd Fellows lodge had notified
hospital authorities they would as
sure Miss Shelby proper burial.
Col. Isaac Shelby was one of the
leaders of the American forces that
defeated Ferguson's British regu
lars at Kings Mountain, October 7,
1780, and the town of Shelby was
named for him. He came over the
mountains with Col. Sevier, and
the two with their determined sol
diers, pressed Ferguson so closely
that with his famous regulars
charging bayonets could not resist
the mountaineers.
Three Games Booked
At Boiling Springs
Junior College Capers To Take On
Two Other Strong College
Teams.
The Bolling Springs college eag
ers have three hard games facing
them this week and next.
Saturday, February 9, the Bap
tist collegians will take on the fast
Mars Hill college five. Tuesday,
February 12, the Textile Institute
cagers will battle the collegians at
Bolling Springs, while on Thurs
day night, February 14, the Win
gate college quint comes to Boiling
Springs for a game.
Speaking Of Bird
Dogs, Listen Here
Kinston.—The newest—dog story
in local sporting circles cleared a
drug store, except for a clerk and
a patron, who almost fainted and
had to take ammcnia when it was
related last night.
A pointer trailed its owner down
a street until they came opposite a
shop. The dog “froze,” pointing to
ward the from door of the shop.
The proprietor was standing in the
doorway The pointer refused to
budge wnen the owner call it.
“That o funny," he said. “You
must have dead quail in there."
“No, but we got a fellow named
Partridge working here,” said the
shop proprietor.
Child Playing
Shoots Mother
' With A Rifle
Mrs. Charles Coble Struck In Eye
With Air Rifle Shot
Yesterday.
"Stick cm up. mother." little 9
year old Betty Coble, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Coble.
North Washington street, yelled
playfully yesterday afternoon at
Mrs. Coble as the latter was com
ing up the driveway.
Then little Betty pulled the trig
ger of the air rifle she had In her
hand, apparently thinking that she
was shooting tillo the ground, and
the BB shot in the rifle struck Mrs.
Coble tn her left eye. Presumption
ts that the shot must have struck
a rock or somc'lilng in the drive
way and ricocheted up to Mrs.
Coble's eye.
Injury Not Determined.
X-rays were made of the eye
twice yesterday evening, but so far,
Mr. Coble stated today, surgeons
and eye specialists at the hospital
had not definitely determined the
exact nature of the injury to the
eye-ball.
When the shot struck bar ryes
Mrs.'Coble was so stunned that sliej
was knocked to the ground.
Mrs. Brittain
Dies At Casar
Prominent Woman And Wife O.'
Casar Merchant Buried
Tuesday Afternoon. J
fSpecial to The Star.)
The death of Mrs. C. A. Brittain
of Casar on Sunday night, Febru
ary 4, came as a great shock to
her many friends and loved ones.
Mrs. Brittain was born in May,
1883, and was marlred In 1904. Be
fore her marriage she was Miss'
Mllly Hipps of Burke county. She
is survived oy her husband and
nine children: Mrs. Arthur Parham*,
Greenville, '8. C.; Mr*. Leighton
Horton, Casar; Hught Brittain,
|Cpsar; Belle Brittain, Kings Busi
ness colIege,| Charlotte; Marvin
Brittain, Appalachian State Nor
mal; and* Zed, Ramon. Ruth, and
Infant son who are still at home;
also by two sisters, four brothers
and her father.
The funeral service was conduct
ed on Tuesday afternoon by Rev.
Mr. Camp, pastor of the Casar
Baptist church. The presence of
numerous friends, despite the dis
agreeable weather, and the many
| beautiful floral offerings bare wit
ness of the high esteem in which
she was held In this and surround
ing communities.
Mrs. Brittain has been a church
member since her childhood. For
many years and at the time of her
death she belonged to the-Casar
Baptist church. He constant -at
tendance, ready cheer, and good
work in the Sunday school, church
services, B. Y. P. U„ and Missionary
Society will be deeply missed. In
fact, her loss is one not easily sus
tained, and every heart here goes
out in deepest sympathy to those
who have lost wife, mother, and
friend.
Automobile Thieves
Active Here Again
jtf -
Steal Moses George Car Right At
Residence. Try Hawkins
Car.
Another wave of automobile
stealing seems to be on In this sec
tion.
Wedncday night the Chevrolet
coupe belonging to Moses George,
wholesale fruit de^lei. was stolen
from its parking piece in the yard
of the George residence on South
LaFayette street. So far officers
have been unable to find any trace
of the missing car, Police Chief
Richards states.
Some time last night thieves at
tempted to steal an Oldsinobile be
longing to the Hawkins brothers,
automobile dealers, but failed to
make a getaway and abandoned
the car. The Oldsmobile was park
ed near the residences of the two
brothers on East Sumter street and
was locked. The wires had been
cut and tampered with apparently
to run the car despite the fact that
it was locked. About 4:30 this
morning Policemen Cook and
Stamey passing along the exten
sion of Sumter street, near where
a street Joins with the highway,
found fche car abandoned, seeming
ly because the tampered wires
would not keep it running or be
cause some one passed and frigh
tend the thives. The officers towed
the car in and did not know to
whom it belonged until today.
Abolishing Chain
Gang Here Would
Bring On Problem
Try To Restore
Monazite Here,
Meet Saturday
Meeting Of Those Interested To Be
Held In Court House Here
Saturday Afternoon.
In an effort to get the protective
duty back bn monazite in order to
restore the Industry to a profitable
basis in this section, a mass meet
ing has been called for those inter
ested in the court house at Shelby
on Saturday of this week, February
9, at 1:30 p. m.
The call for the meeting has been
issued by F. B Hamrick of Boil
ing Springs who says Hon. Chas. A
Jonas of Uncolnton, will deliver an
address. Mr. Jonas is congressman
elect from this the ninth district
and will take his seat In Washing
ton March 4.
Monazite was at one time a great
Industry in Cleveland and adjoin
ing counties, but when the tariff
duty was taken off so It could be
shipped from foreign countries
where it is panned at less expense
than it is In the United States the
industry declined In thUr'scction.
It Is understood that many farm
ers who at one time found mona
zite hi this and adjoining counties,
will attend the meeting in Shelby,
Saturday and hear Mr. Jonas.
Highs Win Lattimore
Game By Two Points
Playing at Lattimore last night
the Shelby highs won a hectic, nip
and-tuck game from the fast Lat
Umorp quint 26-24. fcaittmore was
leading at the end of the half, but
a third quarter rally led by Capt.
Milky Oold placed Shelby In the
lead, although it was a close strug
gle to the finish.
A return game, which, will likely
draw the biggest crowd of the year,
will be played In the tin can here
Wednesday night, it being the last
home game before Shelby goqs Into
the state title race. Tonight th^
highs play Kings Mountain there
and play Forest City there Monday
night. '
In a game here Wednesday night
the local quint gave the unusually
strong Gastonia team a run for
their money in going down 18 to 15
before the visitors.
Third For Selling
Meat In This City
R. V. King, of Forest City, was i
given a hearing here yesterday aft
ernoon before Recorder Kenned'/
charged with selling meat In Shel
by without license. The defendant
was found guilty by the Judge and
fined 850 and the costs In addition
to being ordered to purchase city
license, with the warning that each
future offense without proper li
cense would cost him $50 Tire sen
tence was appealed.
Rev. Mr. Goddard To
Speak Here Monday
Rev. O. E. Goddard of Nashville,
Tenn., secretary of the foreign de
partment of the general board of
missions of the Methodist church,
Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock.
The public Is invited to hear him.
Dr. Goddard ,ts a distinctively
outstanding minister In the church.
An author of ndle, widely traveled,
having recently visited and stud
ied conditions in all mission fields.
A man of broad experience apd a
Christian statesman. No collec
tion.
What To Do With Prisoners Ridg
ing High Court Costs Would
Be Problem.
If all the proposed bills to amend
or create Cleveland county laws
are passed by the present legisla
ture the county may find Itself with
a tough problem to solve.
In fact, the prospect that sev
eral or the bills will likely pa*
has A. E. Cllnr, commission chair
man. worrying somewhat an;
awaiting a week-end conferem
here with Representative Odus .t
Mull, if the latter comes home f;
the week-end.
The "Chain Gang.
First of nil. Mr. Cline wonck
just what Mr. Mull proposes to <fc>
with all the prisoners convicted ii
the county and superior courts hep
if the bill to abolish the No t
chain gang is passed.
With the gang abolished nothin1
apparently will remain to do wit.,
the prisoners except fine them o
give them jail terms, end by th*
lattcr course it would mean tha*
prisoners would lie up in Jail ami
be a dead expense to the count,
and the tax-payers.
Furthermore, It is pointed on
that with the bill to leave the soli -
ettor on his present fee and the bill
to give officers $5 for each prohibi
tion arrest, there would be man:
defendants In court who worrit
choose a term in Jail, with no work
attached, rather than pay the court
costs that the county will not be
liable, or, in other words, tn ease.5
where the defendant receives a
Jail or road sentence that the offi
cer does not get his fee nor the
solicitor his fee. Even along this
plan the chairman of the commis
sioners is somewhat Inclined to feat
tne consequences ana vnu couin
prove a big expense to the county
With the chain gang abolished the
courts would face the problem of
having the defendant pay the cosu
or inflict a jail sentence if the de
fendant would not do so. and the
expense of maintaining a prison*;
in jail, it is pointed out. wouitl
equal or sip-pass the costs of the
case insofar as the county would
have to bear the coats under th
old plan.
Want Information.
The commissioners do not »a.
that they oppose the abolishment
of the chain gang but they would
like to know just what is to be done
with prisoners with the chain gam
gone. As it is now there are more
prisoners usually than the No. 0
gang can handle and it is a hard ^
matter to get gangs In other coun
ties to work prisoners not belongin;
to them, and when other countlc
do accept prisoners fvom this coun -
ty nothing la received in return fc;
the prisoners. Under the new pin.
of having the state take ovti
county road systems it wouU
mean that similar to this count;,
there would be no gangs in othc:
counties, and nowhere at all tc.
send or work prisoners. Meantim
the state prison is running over and
in view of existing conditions the
officials here desire information a>
to how p-tsoners will be disposed ot
before they Jump in whole-heart
edly behind the plan to abolisi.
the No. 6 gang.
"Feeding the prisoners we have
in Jail here now even with the
chain gang keeping many more
off of our hands runs up a goocl
slzed monthly bill for the county
and what would it be if there were
no method of handling prisoner-,
except to place them in jail and
with more and more taking jail
sentences in preference to paying
Increasing court costs?" Chairmen
Cline queried.
Masonic Notice.
Cleveland lodge No. 202 A. F. &
A. M. will meet in called commun
ication tonight 7:30 o’clock for
work in first, degree. Visiting breth
ren cordially invited.
Anti-Smiths In North Carolina
Watch Virginia Developments
Charlotte—North Carolina anti
! Smith Democrats are pursuing a
policy of watchful waiting and are
not excited by the spectacle of Vir
ginia anti-Smith forces threatening
to line up with the Republicans as
a protest against the Raskob-Sm'th
continuance of leadership, accord
ing to an announcement here
Prank R. McNinch, who led the
anti-Smith people In this state in
the last campaign, discussed the re
lationship at the Democrats in the
state and said that as North Caro
linians have no campaign to face
soon he dgemed it wise that the
situation remain undisturbed until
the times comes when issues may
be drawn. When that comes, he
intimated, the anti-Smith forces
may be looked upon as a factor.
Mr. McNinch remained silent on
the recent suggestions that he
might be asked by the Republicans
to have a share in the distribution
of North Carolina patronage dur
ing the Hoov a- admlclstsgtlou.
    

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