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(Exclusive in Thr Star In this srrtion.)
• Tax assessor—“How much stock
do you cairy?”
Merchant—"About 8 hundred and
VW dollar* worth."
JJun & Bradstreet—"How much
•tool' do you carry?"
Merchant—About 8 thousand and
S hundred dollars worth."
Insurance agent—"How much
Stock do you carry?"
Merchant—“About 18 thousand
and 9 hundred dollars worth.”
Advertisement—"Big Sale: My
Stock of 28 thousand dollars worth
Of merchandise must be sold ut
I promised a friend that I would
quit writing about short dresses
and I’m through. But reckon how
much thinner they are going to get?
That’s something to worry about.
Uncle Joe says Its not a pleas
ant subject to talk about, but hr
has already told Aunt Mlnervy
what to do In case he died sudden
ly while In bed. First, he wants
hts night cap and sox removed
and hid. Second, he desires that
his feet be washed. Third, he
wishes hts underwear to be ex
changed for a night shirt. Then
she may call the undertaker and
New York, April 10.—Liverpool
came in 5 points lower than due,
but spots hedging. Southern sell
ing, and Northern buying forced
the nearby months to a new low
for the month, but July eased off
on a forecast for rain In the Inter
ior and clouds In the exterior
next week at 4 o'clock. Chopping
is progressing slowly but surely in
South Texas and Egypt, but the
new secretary Of agriculture has
not yet said whether he’s for the
fanner or the speculator, so we
anticipate a decline in yarns and
nat rocic, s. v.
aprtl the 10, 1929.
I highway cammlsh,
| deer air:—
Please consider my bid to 4
mile branch, and here It la: If
you will furnish the mules and
niggers and scrapes and cement
and lime and sand. 1 will boas put
ting It down for 55$ a mile, i have
not had no experients in road
bildlng, but i can stand around and
hold my hands in my pockets as
good as any other bosses you have
an the Job, and i also no how to
pick out rough detours so's folks
who hafter travel same will be
madashell all the time, if i am suc
cessful! in this bid. send me 25$
on my first mile, as i need a little
money to fix my beef wagon which
1 of yore deni sand trucks run
over last week and diddent say
nothing, rite or foam yore attser.
Ur mike Clark, rfd.
New York, April 9.—July Con
tracts sold off 57 points %hen it
became known this morning that
the last ginners report was incor
rect. The government counted 5
round bales in Texas as 8 square
bales in Georgia, thus increasing
the actual ginnings 3 round bales.
Boll weevil emergence on turnip
greens in Missouri made skeptics
out of the shorts, but in anticipa
tion of a lowering of re-discount
rate by the Federal Reserve bank,
the longs straddled and Liverpool
came in as due. Acreage will be
1 per cent more or less this year
as compared with a few years ago.
hence, cotton mill curtailing will
not begin till spots fetch 21 cents,
therefore, ve advise holding.
flat rock. s. C.
apull the 7, 1929
mr. o. u. byrd.
i notis where you are ad
vertizing tor the hairs of newton
Clark, who died siezrd and pos
sessed. as you say. and while i j
don't know what.that is that kill- I
ed him, he is my great uncle on
my great grampaws side by mar
riage with my great gramdmaw on
her uncle Joe's side when he vent
to the war and was running to a
battle got shot in the scrimmage
.which never got well, and he died,
and to prove that this man was
my kinfolks. 1 have had 5 first
cousins to die with that siezed and
possessed disease, and it runs in
the Clark family, sa plese rite
or foam me to come after the 5000
000$ he left to us, or will you
ffetqh It down here? you can take
out $25 for yore trouble in finding
me, and send me the balance,
mike Clark, rfd.
A North Carolina preacher threw
up his charge, and lit a rag lor
part* unknown. There simply atnt
no telling where these short dresses
Is going to lead Os poor men.
While off duty Patrolman Prank
2Inna of New York stepped Into a
wash room, was slugged and robbed
of his gun, shield and $12.
A gka bill for $5.14 received 27
years ago has Just been paid by a
•«h«n living in Lowell, Mass.
Hollis Grades To
The primary grades of Hollis
consolidated school will present an
operetta, “The Brownie Band,’" a
charming fairy tale told In pageant
and song in the high school audi
torium on Friday, April 12, at 8
This is tiie linal program to be
given by the grades for the year.
The public is cordially invited to
attend. No admission is to be charg
Electric Lights Coming Soon. Re
modelling Pleasant Grove
The B. Y. P. U. of Patterson
Springs Baptist church is increas
ing rapidly since warm weather set
We ave very glad to lcann that
the Patterson Springs community is
going to have electric lights before
The Patterson Springs Baptist
church has had a large attendance
at Sunday school and preaching
since the Pleasant Hill church Is
being remodelled and can't be
Mr. and Mrs. Anderson McSwaln
entertained a number of young peo
ple of this community with a party
last Friday night. Those attending
were as follows, Misses Madge and
Ray McEntlrre, Willie Sue Borders,
Mabel Roberts, Ruth and Alma
Blanton, Helen Wright, Mabel An
thony, Helen and Kathleen Har
rlll, Geneva and Louise Hendrick,
Evelyn Hendrick, Messrs. Lawrence
Roberts, Gordon Lowery, Josh and
Eddie Roberts, Kenneth and Seth
Hoyle Mayhue, Herman Wright,
Frank McIntyre, Billie Hendrick,
Graham Wright and Isaac Jackson.
Misses Harriet Roberts and Kath
leen King spent the week-end with
Miss Cecelia Padgett of the Beaver
Miss Gladys Thrift had as her
week-end guest Mls3 Willie Sue
Mr. G. T. Blanton and children
of Gastonia and Mrs. B. R. Shu
ford of Kings Mountain spent Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Blan
Miss Louise Roberts who Is teach
ing school at Black Rock, near
Cherryvllle, spent the week-end at
home with parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs, J. C. Ham and chil
dren, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Styers
and children visited Mr. and Mrs.
S. B. Roberts Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Borders, Mrs.
M. A. Kisslali and daughter Elisa
beth, Mrs. N. E. Borders all of
Charlotte, also Mr. E. C. Borders of
the Elizabeth community spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. An
drew Thrift. Mrs. Kissiah Is re
maining in the country for a few
Miss Mabel Anthony spent the
week-end with Miss Hallie Mae
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Logan of
Blacksburg, S. C., spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Mayhue.
A number of people from this
community went to Beaver Dam
Sunday to attend a singing.
Messrs. Calvin and James Chand
ler and Erwin McSwaln are on
guard in Gastonia.
Miss Ree Hunt of Mount Slani
spent Sunday with Miss Sarah
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Palmer and
children and Mr. and Mrs. Quinn
Earl and children, of Shelby were
callers in the village Sunday,
Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Blanton of
Earl spent Sunday evening in the
We are sorry to know that Mrs.
D. A. Blanton who has been con
fined to her bed with rheumatism
for the past two weeks is not im
proving very much.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Wilson of the
Elizabeth community and Mr. and
Mrs. Z. B. Weathers of Shelby
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
unaries l. wngnt.
The children and grandchildren
of Mr. R. J. Neal gave a birthday
dinner at his home Sunday In hon
or of his seventy-third birthday. ,
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Mauney of
Shelby. Miss Mary Louise McSwain
of Gaffney, and Miss Selma Ham
rick spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. M. R Biggers and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Roberta were
the dinner guest Sunday of Mr.
and Mrs, Charles Putnam, of Pleas
ant Hill. ;
Misses Madge Irvin and Carrie
Rayburn spent the week-end at
their respective homes.
Misses Lewis Patterson had her
tonsils removed last Friday and Is
improving nicely. Mr. M. R. Biggers
is teaching her room while she is
Mrs. and Mrs. Chivous Byers
were the dinner guest of Mr. and
Mrs. John Hamrick Sunday.
We are glad to know that Miss
Hallie Mae Thrift who had an at
tack of appendicitis Sunday night Is
TOLUCA /HID KNOB
Mr. A. A. Sain In Shelby Hospital.
I jnvorth League Officers.
(Special to The Star.)
Toluca, April 6,—St. Peters
church organized and Epvvorth
League a short time back and are
still gaining new members. They
have not had but one program. The
officers are as follows: President,
Miss Mabel Barber; vice president,
Mr. Roy Hicks; secretary, Mr. Mc
Coy Young; treasurer. Mr. I<ee
Willis; Epworth Era agent, Mr. Carl
Willis. They have been working for
some time on a pageant, which they
gave at the church on last Sunday
night. They expect to give it the
coming Sunday night, April 14 at
Belwood high school house. Every
body is invited to come.
Mr. A. A. Sain who is in Shelby
hospital is getting along very well
at this writing.
Marvin Boyles the little daughter
of Mrs. Texie Boyles, who has been
sick with kidney poison is greatly
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Ellis of
Atlanta, Ga., spent the week-end
with his mother, Mrs. Dan Sain.
They were enroute to Ohio.
Misses Zennie Sain and Fannie
Bums, spent the week-end with
Miss Saihs sister, Mr. and Mrs.
Maurice Warlick of Casar.
Miss Vashtle Peeler spent last
Sunday with Miss Mabel Barber.
Mr. S. D. Sain was at the Shelby
hospital last Saturday to see his
brother Mr. A. A. Sain.
Mr. and Mrs. Theodora Boyles
spent last Saturday night with her
sister Mr. and Mrs. Owen Seagle.
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Boyles visited
at home of Mr. and Mrs. B. G.
Yarboro on last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Eskridge Hallman
of Shelby were supper guests of
Mrs. Texie Boyles on last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lois Hartman spent
the week-end with his parents,
Mr. and Mb. Ellis Hartman.
Mrs. Docia Boyles and Mrs. Cora
Sain visited Mrs. Alvin Deal on
last Friday afternoon.
Mrs. and Mrs. Carme Boyles and
Mrs. Jane Mostella motored to
Lake Lure last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Odus Norman of
Belwood spent the week-end with
their parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. A.
Mr. Solon Deal and Forrest De
vinmy of Rockdale spent the week
end with Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Deal.
Mr. and Mrs. Z. L. Jenks of
NO. 1 TOWNSHIP
NEWS OF WEEK
Mr. Bridges Opens Store. Preaching
At Camp Creek Church.
(Special to The Star.>
There will be singing and preach
ing at Camp Creek next Sunday
night. Everybody invited and es
pecially the singers.
Mr. and Mrs. Garland Hamrick
and children were visitors at Rock
Hill, S. C., Sunday.
Misses Onie and Flay Humphries
of Grassy Pond. S. C., spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Rome Davis and
Mr. Gurphy Humphries and fam
ily of Hickory Grove, spent Sun
day at Mr. Guy Humphries.
Mrs. Tano Bridges and children
of Kings Mountain spent Sunday
at Mr. Sum Bridges.
Mrs. Frank Bailey is on the sick
list this week, also Miss Orelia
Bailey and litle Barnett, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hum
The following attended singing
at Trinity Sunday night, Messrs.
Broadus Earls, Thurman Byars,
Collls Jones, Ralph Ruppe, Wade
Jones and Odus Scruggs, Misses
Inez Davis, Exie Humphries, Vir
ginia Byars, Elsie and Flossie Jol
ley, Vennie, Lois, and Francis Phil
lips, and Mr. and Mrs. Blaine
Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCraw of
Gaffney spent the week-end here.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Lavender of Gaff
ney were visitors at Mr. Rome
Davis Sunday afternoon, also Mr.
and Mrs. Dee Byars.
Mr. Grady Jones who is in the
hospital at Asheville is improving
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Jones of
Lavonia were visitors at Mr. Irvin
Scruggs during the week end.
Mr. Sum Bridges announces that
he has opened his store that was
formerly operated by Mr. Zack
Mr. Aubry Holden is sick at this
Mrs. Mary A. Bevan, who is said
to be the homeliest woman in the
world, has arrived in New York to
fill a circus engagement.
Fraulein Bertha Sondis of Munich
found pearls worth $50,000 In a
mattress here mother had used for
Cherryville, Mr. and Mrs. Inez Mull
of St. Paul and Mrs. W. O. Wllker
son, of Vale visited Mr. and Mrs.
M. S. Boyles Sunday.
Colored People To
Build M. E. Church
(Special to The Star.)
A new C. M. E. church is being
built in Shelby on Pinkney street.
We are asking our white and color
ed friends to help us. We have car a
SI500 drive. This rally will last 60
days. We are coming around to see
you. Please help the good cause.
This rhurch was organized in
1870 by the white M. E. church
south. We cannot fail in the face of
The field is large and the oppor
tunity is now before us. As the Lord
has prospered you and you are thus
minded to make your contributions
as generous as you can. Trusting
that God will prosper you person
ally and the whole town and with
all good wishes together in the
Master's work, I am yours sincerely,
CHAS. R. GALPHIN. Pastor
G. D., Shelby, N. C.
Prom The Greensboro Record.
There are three women named
Ruth in congress: Ruth Bryan
Owen, Ruth Pratt and Ruth Medill
McCormick. But at this date we
don't know whether or not congress
will be just as ruthless as ever.
ALL NEXT WEEK.
We will have on sale Sat
urday three big shipments
of summer hats in all pric
es. Don’t fail to see them.
BOYS’ WASH SUITS
Don’t forget the boys’
wash suits priced at—
98c -$1.48 -$1.98
Group of 115 Silk Dress
es to be closed out at
One sale Friday and Sat
urday. First come, first
We have on display 300
Wash Dresses at—
We have 24 Ladies'
Spring Coats to close out
100 pairs Window Cur
tains and panels, both
ruffled and plain, at—
Oppoite Firt Baptist Church. North LaFayette Street.
Bethlehem News Of
The Current Week
(Special to The Star.)
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Turner and
children Louise and Jack of Char
lotte spent last Monday with Mr.
and Mrs. J. D. Watterson.
Mrs. J. M. Grigg of Shelby spent
last week with friends in the com
Mr. Bradie Lail, of Davidson,
spent the week-end with his moth
er Mrs. J. T. Lail.
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Dixon and
family spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Edgar Bell.
Mrs. Homer Harmon and little
s6n spent* last Thursday with Mrs.
J. D. Watterson.
Mr. and Mrs. Price Harmon of
Kings Mountain spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Leigh.
Mr. Walter Dixon spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Lail.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Humphries,
Misses Alverta McDaniel and Annie
Humphries, Mr. Robert Taylor at
tended the singing at Beaver Dam
Mr. A. V. Waterson and Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Grigg of Shelby spent
Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. J. D.
Play By Juniors
At Grover School
“The Taper Tavern,” a comedy
drama in three acts will be present
ed by the members of the junior
class in the Grover high school
auditorium Friday, April 12, 8 p. m.
A small admission charge will be
made. Proceeds for the benefit of
The town clerk of Windsor, Mass.,
has issued a birth certificate to Ed
ward Brown, who was born Sept. 30,
1832, and is soon to take a trip to
SALE OF REAL ESTATE.
By virtue of a decree of the su
perior court made in special pro
ceeding entitled, “J. T. Ramsey,
administrator of the estate of S. L.
Gantt, dec'd., et al., vs. Pearl Gantt
et al” I, as commissioner, will sell
for cash to the highest bidder at the
court house door in Shelby, N. C.,
at public auction on
Saturday, May 11, 1929.
at 12 o'clock M., the following de
scribed real estate:
Situated in No. 9 township, Cleve
land county, at Belwood, N. C., and
bounded as follows:
First: Beginning at a stake in
road.corner, and runs thence
with said road N. 79-40 W.I.Oi
feet to a stake, a new comer cp the
dower, thence a new line of the
dower tract S. 8-50 W. 131 fees te
a stake, a new corner of the dower
tract, thence with the line of the
dower tract N. 81-35 W. 217 feet to
a stake, the dower comer in the old
line, thence with said line S. 8-41
E. 159 feet to a stake, thence it. 4
W. 371.2 feet to a stake; thence S
84-30 E. 86.6 feet to an iron stoke
thence N. 2-30 E. 311 feat to a
stone; thence S. 81-20 E. 381.3 feet
to a stake, thence N. 8-50 E. 932
feet to the beginning, containing
Second: The remainder In the
dower tract awarded to Curdia
Gantt and the homestead allotted
to the minor defendants, the same
being sold subject to the dowsr in
terest and the homestead Interest
as follows: Beginning at a stake in
the road and runs thence with the
road S. 82-20 E. 167.5 feet to a
stake in the road; thence with the
road S. 79-40 E. 93 feet to a stake
in the road; thence south 8-50
E. 131 feet to a stake, a new cor
ner; thence N. 81-35 W. 217 feet to
a stake in the old line; thence with
the old line N. 9-40 W. 138 feet to
the beginning, containing 0.75 of
This April 9, 1929.
J. T. RAMSEY.
Rybum & Hoey, Attys.
THE PARAGON DEPT. STORE
GET YOUR SUPPLY OF
1’ House Dresses
‘‘Humdinger” is the name of these dresses
and they truly are humdinger values. A
great big table loaded and so many differ
ent styles from which you may sele~' ^Su'll
buy several at this low price.
— LOVELY LINEN DRESSES
Linen dresses are sometimes sold for less
money but not such dr.esses as these. The ma
terial, the workmanship and everything
about them is high class. Cf r* —
Sizes from 14 to 46
ALWAYS SOMETHING NEW AND SMART IN
$4.00 $5.00 Jg.OO *.d u,
Hats to wear with tailored outfits,
simple hats for sports or business,
more elaborate styles for “dress up”
wear. Practically every new style
for summer is here, giving you an op
portunity to choose smart hats for
A LARGE ASSORTMENT — NO TWO ALIKE
IT PAYS TO BUY
High Grade Footwear
THE COST IS NO MORE IN
THE LONG RUN.
Blondes, patents, calf and kid leathers.
Good styles including a great assort
ment of Drew Arch preservers. All
widths from Triple A’s to double E’s.
$3.9s $4.95 $5.85 to $10 oo
COZYFOOT BABY SHOES
People of Shelby and Cleveland county know that our
store is the home of Cozyfoot Shoes for the Baby. A
new lot rer.ched us this week, representing all that’s
new in style, leathers, Etc.
$1.00 10 $1.95
Paragon Dept. Store