League Leaves navy, Tries
“Stowaway ” Trick; In Paris
Shelby Youth Work* lor Time ,V
Free Lance Missionary In
(By TED LF.AGl L.)
is mentioned before, 1 had be r
.. rd heme for discharge, but
since my request for duty mi the
Van;,tee river had been '’rented, ilv
t .! been d c.e e l unt il I
had only cne month, three days to
do i n’tl I would be a "free man"
again. But glory be, I wn.; hay ing n
marvelous time and since. I had
Just begun n study of Chinese n
ligions and their supers’if ions and
the various beliefs I win sovcv to
f ca the time slipping r.wny so quick
ly; however there wa- to be a
remedy tor flint
My chaplain noticed that 1 v a
ntudying the religions oi r : no nnu
wanted to further the fHlv niorh
by helping me all he could, sy ht
asked me If I would like to go to
work for the YMCA ns n free 1 <n
missionary, I told him that I would
gladly go to work for them proyiti
ing I could be discharged nvet
there tn Chinn and so a cablet; am
was seart to the bureau of naviga
tion requesting thy lm inertial dis
charge while on foreign duty, rite
request was signed by the admiral
Of the fleet and was granted.
After my discharge In Shanghai,
the YMCA life was too lame and I
will not go Into that ather thirn
tosay that I learned enough about
'the Chinee religion: to "nut to .sec
n real tinned-tnioodrs . Haptl.t
Ships wire coming and going a;
nil times men wen* leaving th
.Alee, of till .‘hipping nanrd arid 1
saw a real rhanro. to see more of
old mother earth by signing up for
a cruise with the U. S. shipping
j tut 'before telling you whin and
where we left on that nurse. I will
tell you It w I got- to the hip. Th<
ship wm in Hull 'i.on ■ itnd I v s in
..Shane! sr .liter a thou .ml milt
av.nv, imri I v a:, s adly in need of
funds To make i! short. I ,‘towcd
av.'fi" on a train]) : !i .uiicr s oih : to
llni 'l'.i.ii'' and la,1, into on of the
!:ie lion's on the boat, deck There
w...s':amp): w.d.ei . .nd lasiret trick in
that. boar and I rT»' 'tell you that
when 1 !:..d been on that strip for
three day: and night that was the
best t'l'Mee food I had on eaten
Wi w uki 1...U' to open Ihu • inn
. ( i so t-tuck lit'night unci' also get
v : r ply of \.u-' .• for the day;
wouldn't cuuc strike a match for
fear < ! being found I Say v,e be
cause there was another ‘'bum"
along with me lie was beaded for
Hongkong also hut had no rea. on
for point there other than just to
Ju. t before we figured the ship
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:; liouid arrive mi 11< >n,;U npr. wr
stole oiii. .soltly one mi-’ll' and went
to the cook .shack to try to find
i'OrtU'thihg to eat. We found it ill
'the form of dru <1 beet in id crack -
err After consuming everythin® in
Merit iind getting ready to make
some coffee, the cook, a Filipino,
mine In and. wanted io know where
eve nnr.c from We told our story,
pot more to cat and a promt*? ot
help from the crew.
The <ook routed out some of the
bo\- . a nil they donated : onv clean
clothe., cigarm treal Lucky
• Smack?., at that! and offered to
help us get to the beach. The ship
anchored next morning at three
d t, i n and we were in the forecas
tle waii.ing.tor daybreak when who
should come in but the b'osul 1
Great guns but « were m lor it
tin n. He ihreutcined us. did alimv :
ewrvlhiiij possibly to make it hard
to. u- . .at finally told us to lease
the ship immediately. We did, via
a sampan MUver taxi » Landed m
Hongkong just about. clavtiKht and
hr ad i cl for tin: • ‘Faiiora Iff :
where wi knew v e would be wel
come, as long as y e had money. I
went rd once to the office of the
American ccn.Mil, told him how the
Situation'stood-, he gave me ten mex
(dollars) and I started tor a bar
ber shop, got cleaned up a bit, and
started for the shipping board to
find out. when my ship would be
The officer m charge notified hip
:three days later that my hip w:;
m and I w.r, to go on us a "v- .per."
Nothing more or -less than a flun
key. so to speak. However, I went
and glad of the chance. The .salary
was to he $51 per month and board.
Not so bad when one knew that one
was also going around the world on
that same boat.
I went aboard the ship and got
acquainted with some of the crew,
found where I was to sleep and
pretty soon tlie ship got underway,
headed for the United States, via
the Suez canal
After three days on board I was
assigned to the engine room ns an
■'oiler'' (promoted so soon, by heck i
A Portugese had been caught put
ting waste In the oil boxes to keep
1'r.om having to re-flll them so often
and 1 was to replace him. However,
to go On with the. story.
We sailed due south headed for
Sidney, Australia, as the first port
of call. And boys, I'll never forget
those happy days spent in Sidney
Girls everywhere—just as pretty as
pictures—but not as hard to “draw"
and all of them seemed to be warm,
weak and willing. I bought a nice
suit of clothes, in fact a complete
outfit, and started out to strut. Met
n "nire girl," talked her into invit- ]
lug me up to the house that even
ing; met her folks and they
promptly retired Well, it's Just the
same old story over again. The hos
pitality was so keenly appreciated i
until I accepted an invitation to j
stay for breakfast. She really want- :
SALE OI REAL ESTATE.
By \irtue of a decree of flip su
perior court made 111 special pro- |
ceeding entitled, "J. T. Kamsey, I
administrator of the er.tntc of S. L
Gantt, dcc'd., et nl., vs. Pearl Gantt 1
et al" I, ns commissioner, will sell
for cash to the highest bidder at the j
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 tow nship, Cleve
land county, at Belwood, N. C., and
bounded ns follows:
E'irst: Beginning at a stake in
road.corner, and runs thence
with said road N. 79-40 W. 240.0
feet to a stake, a new corner of the
dower, thence a new line of the
dower tract S. 8-50 W. 151 feet to
t a stake, a new corner of the dower
tract, thence with the line of the
dower tract N 81-35 W. 217 leet to
a stake, the dower corner in the old
j line, thence with said line S. 9-40
j E. 159 feet to a stake, thence S. ■!
W. 3712 feet to a stake; thence S.
j 84-30 E. 806 feet to an Iron stake,
thence N. 2-30 E. 311 feet to a
i stone; thence S 81-20 E. 381.5 leet
| to a stake, thence N. 8-50 E. 332
1 fret to the beginning, containing
Second: The remainder in the
1 dower tract awarded to Cordta
I Gantt and the homestead allotted
| to the minor defendants, the same
j being sold subject to the dower in
terest and tire homestead interest
as follows: Beginning at a stake in
the rond and runs thence with the
road S 82-20 E. 107 5 leet to a
[stake in the road; thence with the
road S. 79-40 E. 93 lect to a stake
in the road; thence south 8-50
E. 121 feet to a stake, a new cor
ner; thence N 81-35 W. 217 fee* o
a stake in the cld line: thence With
the old line N. 9-40 W. 138 feet to
j the beginning, containing 0.75 of
; an acre
This April 9. 1929.
J T KAMSEY.
Rvburn fc Hocy. Aliys.
Dr. D. M. Morrison
Ejcs Examined, Glasses Fitted
Located In Webb Building. Doan
Stairx Next To Hanes Shoe
Telephone 383. Sbelbv, N. t
«>.! to cornc to (hr United State..
with me (or anyone tor that mut
ter) and t faithfully promised to
come back to." her—tome day.
After leaving Sidney, eh route lot
Karachi. India, v.r were given
another thrill with a, typhoon and
when you are on an empty oil tank
er and a typhoon conics up it's just
too bad ii you're bothered with sea
slckne s That was another terri
ble experience I will always remem
Next came Karachi. Bombay,
Calcutta, on to Constantinople and
through the Mediterranean sea in
the very hottest part of the sum
mer and If the lower regions are
anything like that when it come
to heat, I am going to be a good
Baptist from now on. Boy lout that,
wa., hot! And we couldn't just give
up anil say "It .. too hot to work. 1
quit'' we just had to stand that
watch or pnt.s cut ci the pieiure
Temperature ranging from 126 (ic
rroe: to 130 degrees F. all during
the day and ni-lit w.u a relief when
Constantinople only long enough
to load again and headed for
Brest, France. The ship \ as to. shiv
in Brest., tor only thirteen hours
and I wanted to go to rati:; Ar
rived i:i Lrest early one nu-rning
and I promptly "Jumped ship"
(A. V/. o. I, i Got my pay before
going: however and had three
months pay coining to me.
Well,, I've heard the soldiers tell
about Paris and llie sights to be
: ern but I was too busy looking at
the ground to see the "sights ' as
jou might'call them. It- was a real
sight, to note the Americanized
dresses being worn by the French
girls. Short? Huh, Just like a one
piece bathing suit in California.
Thai, was what kept my eyes on the
"ground most of the time.
However, here I was In Paris,
money going faster and faster every
day. Hone coming In and no chance
to make more because I didn't speak
French. Made the acquaintance of
one Gerald Ward, an American,
stranded there like myself who had
cabled his clad for money. He got
it and we lived like king, for
another few days and then both of
us headed for Brest again; made a
ship bound for Denmark and then
to Cape T own, South Africa.
Gee, that sounded good—in .fact
too good to be true but we will
hear more about that later.
(The next Installment will con
tain adventures in the interior of
Africa on a hunting expedition as a
“secretary" to an English Lord, and
whether you believe (his yarn or
not. I came near being boiled In a
“stew pot" for supper*i
Rev. Sylvester Jones Preaching.
J. IV, Irvin To Entertain
'Special to The Star t
Our farmers are bury planting
thetr crops this fine weather
Rev. Sylvester Jones preached lor
us Sunday morning giving us an
Our Sunday school is grow ing j
this fine spring weather. Glad to
have Mr. Crowder of Polktillc with
Glad to have our pastor, Rev. D.
G. Washburn and wife and daugh
ter, Sara, with us In our teachers
and officers meeting last Thurs
day evening. Mr. J. W. Irvin will
entertain us next Thursday even
ing at 7:30. We are expecting a
large crowd. We realize these meet
ings mean much to our school.
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Simmons has
returned from a weeks visit to1
Rocky Mount where they visited
their sons, Tom and Laurence. i
Mrs. T. P. Cabaniss and (laugh
m. Minnie, visiicd Mi and Mrs.
V. O. Moore of Charlotte last week
Sony to know Miss Josle Wilson
is sick. Hope she will soon be out
Mrs. T. P. Gold 1 visiting her
daughter, Mrs. G. C. Champion of
Gaffney, s. c.
Miss Reba Lee of Lattlmore spent
the week-end with Miss Thelma
Misses Ruth and Janie Irvin of
R. S. if. s. spent the week-end with
Mr and Mrs C. R. Spangler vis
ited Mr, and Mrs, G. T. Cabams.
Lfige number of our people at
tended the State college glee club
| at Lattlmore last, Friday night.
Misses Nina, Thelma and Beatrice
Cabaniss motored to Charlotte last
Mr. Philip Martin of Shelby vis
ited his brother Georye Martin
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cabamss. Misses
Georgia and Kansis Cabaniss visit
led In our community Sunday.
Mrs J W. Irvin ami Miss Ruby
Irvin visited Mrs. Irvin's daughter,
Mrs. McCarter of Gastonia last Fri
Mrs. Onnic Smith one of the
teachers in the Lattimorc school
| visited Mr and Mrs. W. L Sim
mons last week.
! ANTICIPATING FARM RELIEF.
HOOVERS TAX INCREASED
Kansas City, Mo.—’The Nodaway
county board of equalization met
last week to consider the valuation
of President Herbert Hoover's
eight-acre farm. Last year the
board assessed it at $85 an acre,
i ■''Well, with farm relief in sight,
the president’s farm ought to be
more valuable." a jneiuccr aid.
unc! the vmidaiicn v.m> hiked to
[$12j an uuc.
Known Here In
Young baseball sUr- natives o! ,
or well Know n in this section, are
attracting considerable attention at
the : citron's opening• this jear,.
I ,, week when Wake ! n: ■ 4 cio
tented High Point, Itaipli Gillespu.
former All-State catcher with Shel
tr.- httr|i, nr,'.', midling lor the Rap- •
t;;t; v.as lit bat five times and se
cured two doubles and a home run.
hast Saturday' Pa* Crawford, for-.,
met tin,1-lonla coach and Davidson
star, was at. bat four times for the!
Xt w York Giant Y.annigan.., and re
cured ti'rfe liome runs and a. ttn
the no,,ic!:, coming in con'oeu
11\c trips to the plate
In Greensboro this, week Dick
White, voting first base recruit, Was
released, leaving Tonirnv Ha roll.
Shelby boy and former State college
to lulit it- out with Molly Cox
a " kt r with .many summers
behind him Hie Greensboro News
sport .rttcr e.ps that Kamil ran
have t job with most any club in
the Piedmont even if the veteran
Cox does beat him out at Greens
• Special to The Star !
Mr;. ,}. \j. Cutler ol Forest City
.-:p;-nt last week with Mr. and.Mrs. •
P. Z. Ilarrlll.
Mr. and Mrs. P. Z. Han ill. Mistier
Bettic and Eva Season took Sunday
dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence *
Green of Mooresboro.
Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Harris, Jr of
Mooresboro, were beautifully enter- 1
tained at the home of B. H. Harris,
sr, at dinner oil last Sunday.
Miss Mol lie Sue Beason and1
Annie McSwain of the Mooresboro!
high school were at home for the !
Miss Sara Harris of the Lattimore
high sehool was also allowed the ;
pleasure of being home for the past,
Mrs. Ellis McWhirter and chil
dren of Shelby were pleasantly en
tertained ior the past few days at
the home of Mrs. Ftinnan Mc
We had a number of friends from
the Sandy Plains church w-ith us
Sunday and aided us very much in
carrying out the B. Y. P. U. pro
gram which was very much enjoy
ed by all present.
None Better Than
Home In This U. S. A.
Tn remitting for another year's
subscription to The Star. Major
Evans McBraycr, formerly of Shel
by w ho is in the medical depart
ment of the United Press Army and
is now stationed at Portland, Ore
gon says, "Let me congratulate you
again on vour paper. It is both a
credit to you and to its clientele—
than which I know none better in
the United States."
Major McBraycr has pone back
to Portland from the Mayo clinic
in Rochester, Minn,, where he
underwent, an operation on March
Notice is hereby given that the
firm of Costner and Glasco, con
tractors and builders of Shelby, N
C.. has this day dissolved, and that
any indebtedness contracted in the
name of said partnership is illegal.
The firm or partnership of Costner
and Glasco no longer exists as such
and in the future we. the partners,
will trade for ourselves alone and be
personally responsible only for such
obligations w.e make in our ov n
names. Tills April 15th, 1921*.
PRESTON GLASCO. AM*
H J. COSTNER, formerly
trading as Costner and Glasco.
Ex-Sheriff Suffered From Con
stipation and Felt Very
Bad Until Relieved by
Ardmore. Okla.—Mr. W. N. Mc
Clure, lor several years a resident
of this city (111 Third Ave. N. W ).
formerly was a political leader in
Pike County, Arkansas, where ho
served as sheriff and county judge.
“I used to suffer with sick head
aches/' says Mr. McClure. "These
spells would come on me and I
would feel very bad. I would get
bilious and upset.
“My trouble was constipation, and
*fter I found it out, I began using
Black-Draught. This quickly re
lieved the cause, and I got all right.
•'I began using Black-Draught ui
my home, shortly after the Civil
War. when I lived In Pike County,
Arkansas. I came out of the war,
liko many other soldiers, with bad
digestion. I suffered a lot from sick
headache and dizziness. X would get
constipated, and for a while I would
feel very bad.
“I found this medicine brought
quick relief for constipation, and re
moved the cause of my headaches
and dizziness, so we have always
tried to keep It in the house.
“After I take a course of Black
Draught, I feel fine. My system Is rid
of poison, and my appetite picks up.’’
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