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MISS MAYAlE ROBERTS—Social Editor—Phone 25f».
News Items Telephoned Miss Roberts Will Be Appreciated.
dive' Easter Party.
Misses Margaret and Pearl Corn
veil delightfully entertained about
fifty of their friends Saturday aft
ernoon at their home at Lawndale,
with an Easter egg hunt, maish
mrllow and weiner roast. Many dif
ferent games were enjoyed.
Mrs Jesse Washburn will be
hostess to the Contemporary Rook
club Tuesday afternoon .it 4 o'clock
at her home on the Cleveland
Tuesday 3:30 p. m The Mothers
club will meet with Mr, Durham
Moore at her home on W Marion
street Instead of Mr DeWitl
^Thursday 3 30 p m Tile tshpen
lrtg1 club will meet with .Miss Kliza
betih Roberts at her home on S.
Misses Leonral Turner. Connr
Blanton. Wilin' May Hughe:, sur
prised Miss Virginia Terry Inst Mon
day when her little school mates
Ksi’e her an Easter party. They all
had a lovely tune. Little Virginia
is Recovering nicely from her rerrni
Tuesday 3.30 p. m The D. A. R
will meet at the club room. Mrs.
K S Royster, Chatman of hostess
Wednesday 3.30 p m The Ce
celia Music club will meet with Mrs.
Thad Ford at her home on Sea
■fhursdav 3:30 p m. The after
noon division No. 1 of the Woman s
club will meet at the club room.
Mrs. Chas. Wells, chairman of hos
r. t. a.
The regular monthly meeting ot
the P. T. A. of South Shelby school
will be held Tuesday evening at
7 30 o'clock at the building with
Mrs. Rush Padgett, the president,
presiding. An interesting program
has been arranged Music will be fur
ntshed by the Toy symphony or
chestra, composed of 40 boys of
the primary department. The boys
chorus will also render several sel
ections. Miss Elizabeth Brown of
the high school faculty, who is a
delightful reader w'ill give several
humorous selections A large and
increased attendanee is urged at
Mr. L. A. Kiser
Weds Miss Cline
Miss Novella Cline and Mr. I A
Kiser were quietly married Satur
day evening at 8 orlock by Rev W
E Lowe at his home on Cleve
land. Springs road. Only a few
friends witnessed the ceremony.
Mrs. Kiser is the attractive daugh
ter of the late Mr. John Cline. She
wore a tan crepe ensemble with
hat and accessories to match Im
mediately after the ceremony. Mr.
and Mrs. Kiser left for their home
near Lincolnton. where they will go
to housekeeping at once. Mr. Kiser j
is a progressive farmer of Lincoln
Mr*. Ri!cv Honors Mrs, Gardner
And Bridge Club.
The Webb-Gardnrr home on 1
South Washington street was never:
Wore attractive than on Friday I
afternoon. when Mrs, Madge Webb!
Riley charmingly entertained the j
members of the South Washington ■
Bridge club, honoring her sister !
Mrs. Max Gardner of Raleigh, who'
Is spending the Easter holidays a: j
home. Mrs. Riiev wearing a tan
georgette and lace gown, received
her guests in the spacious recep
tion hall, which was decorated with
Easter lilies and yellow jonquills.
Mrs Gardner was beautiful in an
Imported cobalt blue chiffon cos
tume with pearls. Mcsdames J. 1
Webb. J. A. Darwin and Gene
Burgess assisted in receiving. The
south parlor was arranged with
pink and white snap dragons and
peach blossoms, The live bridge
tables were placed in the dining
room and living room which were
arranged with silver baskets and
vases Of white lilacs, sptrea and yel
low joptjutls. The dining table was
coveretf with a lace piece and cen
tered-with a huge silver bowl or
white lilacs and jonquils, with small
silver' bowls of the same flowers on
each end of the table, with silver
candle sticks holding yellow tapers
The guests found their places with
the most attractive hand-painted
place cards in Easter designs. Mrs.
Gardner was presented witli a pair
Of dresden figurines. Mrs. Livy
Hunter won high score and was
presented with a heart shaped sat
in box of candy, with a bunch of j
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violets on top. Mrs. Wiliam Mc
Cord won low score and was gi'cn
n small box of candy In the same
design. The most attractive Easter
favor* were given, little high top
ped Easter bonnet- Mrs Riley was
assisted by her mother. Mrs. J. L.
Webb, ,T. A. Darwin and Miss Stella
Murchison in serving two delightful
courses of -refreshments. emphasiz
ing the color scheme of white, yel
low and green of the decorations.
The mints were m yellow, embossed
with while and green lilies of the
valley. All of the members of the
bridge club were present, the only
out of town members, being Mrs.
1 tyv Hunter of Spartanburg and
Mi o M. Gardner of Kaloigh.
OF IHE COUP)
Corn Cracker Reeallx Some Of The
Heroes Of The Sixties And
I’ay Tributes To Them.
editor Cleveland Star:
While people differ as to a sur
er,■sxful life, let me cast my vote for
die thin Kiev line that constitutes
the remaining heroes that followed
the varying fortunes of the Stars
and Bars of the Southern Confeder
acy. Many of the bravest of the
brave sleep the sleep that knows no
waking on the battlefields of Vir
ginia; while the moan'ng pings
chanted their last solemn requiem
As a class they were exponents of
gallant rourage; and their feats of
arms were not excelled by the
heroic three hundred at Thermo
palen. the rhargrof the light Bri
gade at Balklava, nor the Imperial
Guard at Waterloo; where forever
set the star of destiny of die im
But with their gallant, achieve
ments following the waning for
tunes of Lee and Jackson—their
greatest glory was in the victories
of peace—when the Bonnie Blue
flag was forever furled by the pall
bearers of the Lost Cause
"Fields diat, ran red with blood
in April yielded a bountiful harvest
in June, and horses that trans
ported the flying artillery to the
scene of action in early spring
walked in the furrow to produce the
fruits of the husbandmen " The
writer has travelled extensively
over the south, and was reared in a
border state that furnished men for
both the Blue and the Grey. With
very few exceptions, those heroes
of the Confederacy had the daunt
less spirit that wrung success from
apparent defeat-and to their lab
ors and executive we arc Indebted
for the miracle of the New South
Look at the achievements of the
late Julian S. Carr. Hts spirit of
patriotism caused him to leave the
state university for the tented
field; and from Appomattox lie
tramped homeward m tattered
rags and barefoot. Hr became a
leading captain of Industry, help
ed his unfortunate comrades in
distress and misfortune, and scat
tered ttie fame and picture of the
Durham Bull all over the union.
With a matchless benevolence, he
gat e of his bounty to every college
in the state, to Chapel Hill, and
schools of humbler degree; as veil
as to every church that *as in
need of assistance. The last time
the writer met him. he was fUianc
ing five or six deserving boys and
girls in securing a college educa
Especially in the Carolina*, the
miracle of improvement reminds
the beholder of the wand of en-"
chantment. Instead of all the
whirring spindles and clacking
looms being found in Massachus
etts. just cast your eves upon the
mills of North and South Carolina
Instead of pointing to IOelaware as
the home of fine luscious peaches,
po with me to the wonderful or
chards of Central Georgia nnd the
Sandhills of North Carlina. In
road of telling the pupils of our
public schools about the stupendous
activity of manufacturing in Low
ell. we commend you to High
Point. Durham and other places.
For quite a while these old heroes
were neglected by a set of parsi
monious lawmakers; but now they
receive a respectable pension. Now,
let every man that wore the grey
in Cleveland county be paid this
pension If they endured the priva
tions of camp life and ever faced
the enemy, let. every fnult and
foible be forgotten Simon refer, a
man of lofty physical courage de
nied His Lord and swore like a
seaman. Did he ever falter after
baptism of the Holy Spu-it at Pen
tecost? Let the last davs of these
grand old heroes be their best clays;
for taps' will soon sound over
their pulseless forms as they are
borne to the “City of the dead."
Among the living are, Captain
Ed Dixon, Fallston. aged 96; Cap
tain Devaney Parker, aged 92, who
lives alternately at Shelby and S.
C.; Maj. O. D. Price, Lattimore.
aged 85; James C. Elliott, Latti
At The Theatres
T if Webb is featuring the Do
| M.ne melodrama "The
v.vucsj i : . as a headliner today
Mid tomorrow Says the press sheet
describing this latest DcMille ef
fort "The master of magnificent
spectacle creates the most sensa
tional melodrama of al time—De
M. le lavishes embellishment with
terrific action " Jeame Macpherson
wrote the scenario, and Pathe is
the release Lina Basqucttc is one
of the stars, with Marie Prcvost
and Eddie Quitlan in the cast. It is
a thrilling story, set against a
background of great elaborateness.
That inimitable screen humanist
Jean Hersholt is the headliner in
the two-day bill i Monday and
Tuesday) at the Princess. "The
Younger Generation" is the play—
a Fannie Hurst story. Ricardo Cor
tez is a feature player. It is a hu
man interest drama of love, sac
rifice and devotion a tale of
childhood love that surmounts all
obstacles and endures great sacri
fices to find happiness and the
dawn of a new day. It is tense,
dramatic, emotional. A play for all
who enjoy the theatre.
IC at Montgomery Ward <V Co.
Apply at crnce. 2t lc
VISIT WEBBERS SERVICE
station at the Log Cabin Just above
Moorcsboro. Barbecue, hot dogs,
groceries, gas and oils. Alma Web
ber. proprietor. 9t lp
STRAYED SATURDAY : ONE
red sow pig with small black spots
on right hind leg. Notify Zeb C.
Mauney. 3t lc
OATS IN 50 BUSH
EL lots or more. Spe
cial prices. D. A.
Beam & Sons, Phone
FOR RENT: TWO UNFURNISH
ed rooms, convenient to bath, at
$3.50 per week. Phone 649, Mrs. D.
A. Tedder. 3t lc
COTTON SEED: 1 1-16 INCH
lint. Cleveland Big Boll improved.
From heavy yield fields. Reclaimed
sacked $1.25 per bushel. C. S. Young
Shelby. 4t lp
Charles V. Riton of St. Paul
charged in his divorce suit that his
wife made him live in the cellar.
Mrs. Mary Mann. 100. of Belfast
appeared in court to prosecute her
75-year-old son for abusive lan
more R-l, aged 84; Thomas G.
Phllbeck, Lawndale, aged 84; Capt.
A. M. Lattimore, Lattimore. aged
83; John M. Morris, Moorcsboro,
aged 83. Of course there are others
but. remember a man over 80 has
become enfeebled by age and ar
M L. WHITE.
Auto Deaths On
Increase In U. S.
Increase of 7 Per Cent Over I!):!*
Figures Represented—73 Per
sons Died Each Day.
Hartford, Conn.—An insur
ance company, in a statement
issued recently, declared that
approximately 27,500 persons
were killed in motor vehicle ac
cidents last year.
This toll of life is more than
seven per rent greater than the
number who met death in mo
tor vehicle accidents in 1927. If
a similar inrrease should be re
ported this year, it would mean
the death of nearly 30,000 per
One Death To 900 Car*.
With approximately twenty
five million motor vehicles reg
istered in the country at the
close of last year, a fatality toll
of approximately 27,500 means
the death of one person for ap
proximately every 900 cars. On
an average, also, 73 persons were
killed in motor vehicle accidents
during each day of last year.
In 1927 the total number of
person* killed In motor vehicle
accidents was 23,533.
Herman Freed of New \ork on |
retiring front the florist business |
gave his shop valued at $25,000 to |
five women employes.
NOTICE OF RESALE OF I.ANO.
Under an order of the superior
court of Cleveland county, N. C.
made in special proceeding entitled
Alice Newton, et al vs. Cohen Hor
ton and Edward Horton, minors,
the undersigned commissioner will
offer for lesale at the court house
door in Shelby, N. C. at public auc
tion, to the highest bidder at 12 M,
on April 16. 1929, the following de
scribed tract of land lying in No.
8 township, Cleveland county. N. C.
and known as the E. Plato Horton
Beginning on a stone. Towery’s
corner, and runs thence N. 55 W. 55
poles to a stake at the branch,
formerly a gum; thence down the
branch as it meanders N. 53 E. 19
poles to a maple; thence N. 30 W.
9 poles to a post oak; thence N. 88
E. 23 poles to a hickory; thence N.
30 E. 52 poles to a rock pile; thence
S. 80 W 71 poles to a chestnut;
thence S. 40 W. 41 1-6 poles to a
rock pile; thence S. 53 W. 33**
poles to a stone in the road; thence
S. 43 E. 24 poles to a stone; thence
S. 14 E. 43 poles to a stone; thence
S. 61 W. 28 poles to a stone; thence
S. 45 W. 23 poles to a stone; thence
S. 28 W. 42 poles to a stene; thence
S. 3 VV. 62 poles to the center of
the river; thence down the river as
it meanders N. 60 E. 94 poles to the
mouth of Powells branch; thence
up the branch as it meanders N. 15
E. 84 poles to a white oak stump on
the left hand prong; thence N. 42
E. 42 poles to a stump by the road;
thence N. 21 E. 22 poles io the be
ginning, containing 128 acres, more
Terms of sale: one-third cash,
balance in one and two years from
date of sale.
Bid starts at $5260.50
This the 1st day of April. 1939.
j c. NEWTON, Commissioner
New ten & Newton, Attys.
Manager Scott Off
F V. Sectt. manager of the local
j; c. Penney Co. store lett Satur
day tor Al'anta, Ga , to attend the
annual spring convention of the
organization which will cpen April
1, m the Atlanta Biltmore.
The convention, which is one of
fourteen, covering the entire coun
try will be headed by Lew V. Day,
director of personnel, chairman:
George H. Bushnell. vice president;
W. A Reynolds, sales department,
and E. C. Ruffner, district mana
ger will be present from the New
The first two days will be devot
ed to business sessions in the
morning and general conferences
between store managers and de
partment managers from the home
office in the afternoon.
On Tuesday evening ihcre will
be a banquet at the hotel with a
short program of inspirational
nature followed by the initiation
of new managers into the J. C.
Penney Co. ranks.
A feature of the business ses
sions in the morning program of
the first two days will be talks by
store managers. Three managers
will be selected by store managers.
Three managers will be selected for
each of the fourteen convention
Following the business sessions,
four days will be devoted to spring
Recent developments in the J. C.
Penney company include the ac
quisition of 117 stores throughout
the mid-West and West and the
opening of 65 new stores in the gen
eral expansion program to include
500 new locations during the pres
ent calendar year.
Sales of the J. C. Penney Co. for
the year passed, were in excess of
*176,000,000 according to Mr. Scott
and the quota established for this
year is $215,000,000.
Total number of stores now in
cluded in the J. C. Penney Co.
ranks is 1212 with increases being
recorded each month.
• Gives Town Boost
To the Editor of The Star:
I just want to say to the good
people of Shelby that I knew only
two people here when I came to
town as a policeman but in the near
two years I have been here I have
become acquainted with hundreds
and I certainly consider the town
a hospitable place to live. I have
enjoyed my work as an oilicer here,
land I want to thank the citizens
of the town for the many kind acts
and courtesies they have extended
H. Xj. COOK.
(Mr. Cook, who has been a mem
ber of the city police force for many
months, left the forcre Saturday'.
Miss Aileen Murray of New York
blind since childhood was married
to Alexander Forson, who is deaf
Miss Hazel Cooke of San Fran
cisco was put to work helping the
steward* aboard the liner Tahiti be
cause she was a stowaway.
Sale Of “Humdinger”
(Sizes 14 to 46)
“Humdinger” house dresses ior
one Dollar, representing the seas
ons’ outstanding value. You’ve
bought dollar dresses before and
we’ve sold dollar dresses before
but, frankly these surpass all
numbers we’ve ever had at this
price. Neat styles, some trim
med with organdie and other?
harmonizing colors. Some have
short sleeves and others have
SEE THEM IN THE WINDOW
And come in and select yours
while the selection is best.
the Paragon Dept. Store
Caravan Of Rrd Fmnl Nobles Will
Stop An Hour In Shelby And
Stage A Parade.
iSpecial to The Star.)
Charlotte, April 1.—Oasis temple
will put Ftutherfordton "on the
map" of the mystic shrine next
Saturday when a caravan of red
fezzed nobles, led by Lee A. Folger,
of this city, potentate, will invade
the town to join with the shriners
and blue lodge Masons of that sec
tion in what will be the most color
ful and interesting fraternal event
ever held there.
Potentate Folger's caravan will
halt en route to spend an hour in
Shelby to "put on" a spectacular
parade by the uniformed bodies of
the temple and to present a concert
program by the band.
The motorized caravan will form
at 1 P. M. in Charlotte, with the
arrival at Shelby scheduled for 3
o'clock. The potentate's announce
ment. made public here tonight,
said "ladies are especially invited to
accompany the nobles." All nobles
who may receive information in any
way concerning the pilgrimage are
invited to share the pleasures of
the occasion, it was added.
Immediately after arrival, the pa
rade will be held in Rutherfordton.
A delegation from that town will
meet Potentate Folger at Spindale.
After the march through the down
town streets of Rutherfordton. a
band concert, an exhlbtion drill by
the patrol, and a program by the
Oasis bell ringers will be given in
the open air. An interesting feature
of the afternoon will be the pre
sentation by Mayor Justice of the
‘key” to Rutherfordton to Poten-,
tate Folger. Reports indicate that
key is of large dimensions, A picnic
dinner will be served to the Shrin
ers in the early evening.
At 6:45 P. M., the caravan, rein
forced by shriners and Masons of
that section, will move to Lake
Lure, where a ball will be given in
the hotel there. Admission will be
by Blue Lodge or Shrine member
A motion picture, “An Even
Chance,“ dealing with the problem
of the crippled child and produced
especially for the Mystic Shrine,
will be shown at Rutherfordton in
connection with the visit of the
Shriners. The Mystic Shrine is op
erating a great chain of hospitals,
the nearest one being at Greenville,
S. C. Potentate Folger and mem
bers of Oasis Temple's divan are
particularly anxious to promote the
work of alleviating the suffering of
crippled children in this territory.
He regards the work as one of the
greatest of humanitarian activities,
and, like many other leaders in the
Mystic Shrine, locks into the future
to the time when such a hospital
will be located ill the territory of
every one of the temples of the
Opens Essay Contest
The second annual contest in es
say writing for North Carolina boys
and girls will be held this spring',
says Mr, C. C. Horn, district agent. |
The N. C. Cotton Growers associa
tion and the American Cotton
Growers exchange will co-operate
in offering prizes to the winners.
The subject for thd essays will be
“Cooperative organizing, standard
izing and merchandising.” Mr. Horn
district agent, who has an office
in the Lineberger building has a
lot of folders outlining the rules of
the contest and giving the range
of prizes in the form of cash,
medals, trips, and ^chool awards.
Nobel Tarbell, 51, of Kenosha,
Wis., rides a bicycle tor health,
safety and economy. Last year he
made 9.855 miles at an expense of
E. K. Wherry of Cedar Rapids,
Iowa, received a check recently for
a days work done 48 years ago.
A romance begun 54 years ago at
Vanrralia, 111., resulted in the mar
riage of G. D. Steinhauser. 78, of
Vandalia and Mrs. Mary Herman,
70, of Springfield, Mo.
NEW INTEREST PERIOD BEGINS MONDAY.
APRIL FIRST IN OUR
Deposits made up through April 5th will bear interest from
Open a SAVINGS ACCOUNT at THIS BANK
NOW or add to your Savings Account as the case may
be. SAVE AND GET AHEAD.
Cleveland Bank & Trust Co.
Shelby, N. C.
Deposits Made This Week Will Draw Interest From April 1.
The PRINCESS Theatre
HOME OF SOUND, SINGING, TALKING PICTURES.
SPECIAL TONIGHT AND TOMORROW
A Drama With Dialogue Sequences — Talking And Action.
JEAN HERS HOLT
A tender and beautiful
story of a love that sur
mounted all obstacles
and endured great sac
rifices to reach the goal
of real happiness!
Brings a tear to your
eye and causes a lump
to rise in your throat!
Poignant drama that
finds a way right into
Superb Musical Score!
Catchy Theme Song!
a FRANK R. CAPRA i
PRODUCTION __ L
General Admission — Matinee . 10-30c. Night .... 10-40c
COMING SPECIAL FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Another Top Notcher Synchronized With Dialogue, Music Score, Songs And Sound
WATCH FOR THESE SOUND AND TALKING PICTURES SOON: “Carnation Kid,”
“Submarine,” “Abies’ Irish Rose,” “Wolf Song,” “Night Club,” “Molly and Me,” “Hole
In The Wall,” “The Letter,” “Wings,” “The Wild Party,” “Sins of the Father.”