IS SET IB STATE
UST TWO IIIB
Rainfall In February And March
Greatest In Quarter Of
Raleigh.—North Carolina rain-'
fall during February and March
broke precipitation records for more
than a quarter of a century. In Ids;
summary of March conditions, I.cc
A Denson, meteorologist of the Ra-1
lcigh bureau, pointed out that the
total precipitation of these months
had not been equalled for the same
season of the year since 1903
March seas reported as warmer '
and retter than normal. The mean
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Too Crow & Nervoui
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Vinol has made me a different and
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Vinol Is a compound of iron,
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The very FIRST bottle makes you
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Is Usually The One
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guard is Insurance
CHAS. A. HOEY
WASHINGTON, D. C.
THURSDAY, APRIL 25,
Round-Trip Fares From:
Gastonia, N. C ... $12.50
Kings Mountain, — $12.50
Shelby, N. C.$18-00
Ratherfordton .... $13.00
Round-trip fares from
all points on Southern Rail
way System in North Car
Tickets on sale all regu
lar trains (Except Cres
cent Limited) April 25, and
good returning to reach
original starting point prior
to midnight April 30th.
Tickets good in pullman
sleeping cars upon pay
ment of pullman charges.
For detail information
and reservations call on
Southern Railway Agents.
R. H. GRAHAM.
Division Passenger Agent,
Charlotte, N. C.
temperature for the month was 4 2
degrees 'above normal, while the
precipitation was 1 HtS inchr , above
the normal. A w ul .rafige of tem
perature war recorded, Iron) zero
at Mount Mitchell on the lOtli to
01 at CluiUbouru end Luinberton oh
the 24th. Km tin hue! the highest
average for the month. 39,8; while;
the lowest was lia.O at Mount Mit
•‘•Field - work was again badly dh- j
laved by rain, floodlit;; of .streams
and v.et soil, except ta.. portions of;
the coastal plain. t)ett:,on reported.
"The early potato crop was plant
ed about ten days to.two weeks;
late. '1 nick made good advance
near the close of ’the month after j
a late .start. Straw berries were res
ported in very good condition. The
warm periods brought peaches into
full bloom a little earlier than
usual, and at I he close of the
month there had been no tempera
tures low enough to cause 'dam
age. Wheat, oats, rye, clover and*
pastures made rapid growth, and
forest leaves were unusually far
The rivers went into heavy flood
about the beginning of March, and
were not entirely within Iheir banks
until the middle of the month, the
meteorologist said. adding that
flood warnings Issued bv the bu
reau had resulted in the saving of
property worth $40 000.
The Mate's mean temperature
was 54 1 degrees. or 4 2 degrees
above tlie normal determined from ,
the recorda of 57 stations ten |
years old or more. Precipitation
averaged 5.94 inches which war,
1.66 Inches more than lire normal
ns determined from the records of
Although March is traditionally
n blustery month, the bureau rec
ords showed that the e v as not as
much wind movement as usual last
month, although some scattered
storm damage was reported on the
7th, 22nd, and -3rd Estimated
damage from the tornado of the
22nd which struck In Mecklenburg,
Cabarrus and Randolph counties
was placed at $75,000. with one
death reported, Storms having the
characteristics of a tornado did
$35,000 estimated damage in Edge
combe, Pitt, Cumberland and Hali
fax counties on the 23rd
Star Advertising Pays
I hereby announce, my enndtdiu".
for Mayor of the City of Shelby,
und pledge the citizens of the com
munity that, if 1 am elected I will
endeavor to perform m\ duties im
partially and give the people the
very best services of which I am
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in color, quality, economy
carry a number of dif
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Phone 330 Shelby, N. C.
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SI.-inicy f amily Off To Hot SpriiiRV
tallNtmi Wins Over I.at
timore IIIrIis 19 To 3.
Mi . W. A. Hoystrr entertained
member:; of the Woman's Missions
n'ry society and Y. W. A.'s of tilt*
Fallston Baptist church, at her home
here Saturday afternoon. The rooms
were beautifully decorated with
snowballs and dogwood blossoms. A
splendid program was rendered
after which the guests were invit
ed into the dining room where de
licious refreshments were served.
The Parent Teacher association
will meet Thursday afternoon at
3 o'clock;, in the school auditorium.
All parents it e urged to be present
Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Bftnney and
daughters, Miss Janie and Mrs. B.
I). Wilson, lefl Tuesday morning
tor Hof Springs, Aik . where they
will tpend several weeks.
Fallston high school, by smaxhin;
out four home runs, easily defeated
Baltimore In a seven Inning base
ball game here last Tuesday by a
score of 19 to 3. cloy the winning
pitcher was in Ills right form, strik
ing out seven. All .members of the
team did exceptionally good play
ing. Falls the losing pitcher was
easily found striking out only one
The box score:
Irvin, 2b _
Blanton, 3b .... .
Moore head, c -.
Weathers v, ...
Bridges, lb _
Crawley. If .
Callahan (. .
Holland, r: ...
Falls, p _ ....
C. Morris, rf
| Clay, p
O. Morgan c .
' Stroup, in
W Morris, ef .
; L. Morgan 3U
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Honor It oil.
The following b; the h. ncr roll
j for Fallston school for Hie .seventh
First grade J. C. Wright, Wocd
;rovv Wright. Annie Sue Hoyle
j Bhenvin Royster. F.Urnhe' h Dellin
ger. Alvin Hamrick, Flcnc Self
Irene Self, Ri id Costner.
Second grade Minnie Mae Cline
1 Mildred Fitzgerald, Wilma Glenn
Imogene I nefcry, Virginia Martin
Vangle Sparks, Catherine Stame;.
Mary Frances Stamey, Robert Con
1 hird grade O. H. Edmund, Jr
Lou Alice Hamrick. Kathleen Roys
, ter, Rebecca Blggerstaff, Mary Lou
Hoyle. Alice Falls, Mary Kate Mar
j tin, Robert Martin, Wray Lewis.
| Fourth grade Weller Kays Clary.
Ruth Lronhardt, .lames Edmund,
J Elizabeth Lee. Pauline Day, Fay
Sparks, Margaret Stamey, Mildred
Williams. Wellington Lewis.
S Sixth grade Allenc Hoyle, Dix
j Seventh grade - Laura Williams.
Margaret Wilson. Robert Stanley.
I Warren Martin, Wayne Voder. Ruth
Boggs, Tom Hallman, J. T. Wright,
j Misses Eugenia Rollins and Helen
Scott spent the week-end at the
| home of Mis,. Rollins near Earl.
Messrs. .Joe and T. C. Stamey who
arc attending school at Hender
sonville, spent the week-end here
with their parents, Mr. arid Mr:
T. A. Stamey.
Mrs. D. C. Beam is spending t.rv
eral days with Mrs. Ed. DeCamp of
Gaffney. S. C.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Han-ill and
Mr. and Mrs. Van Harrill of Ellen
boro were Hie dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs W A, Royster Sunday.
I Mr and Mrs. G. H Edmund
were Spartanburg, S. C„ visitors
Misses Mary PegTam and Nellie
Stamey were the dinner guests of
When Eve "brought woe to ail
mankind Old Adam called lie;'
But when she wooed with love so
kind- He then pronounced her
But now, with folly and with
pride-Their husband-. pockets
i trimming-The women ate so full
That men pronounce them wim
j Chicago Bandits Ttob.Six Safes in
One Block. -Headline. A Chicago
block party.—Arkansas Gazette.
Notice is hereby given that the
firm of Costner and Glaseo. con
tractors and builders of Shelby, N.
C . has this day dissolved, und that
; any indebtedness contracted in the
j name of said partnership is illegal.
The firm or partnership of Costner
and Glas-o no looter exists as such
I ehd in the future wr. the partners,
will trade tor ourselves alone and he
personally responsible only tor Such
obligation* we make in our own
name- This April 15th, 19:19,
PRESTON GLASCO, AND
H. J COSTNER, formerly
trading as Costner and G'r.-ro.
Pleasant Plill News
Of Personal Mention
< Spec I a. to The fcitar.1
Mr and Mrs. Louts Foster spent
Sunday with Mrs. Foster's parents,
Mr, and Mrs. J. M. Roberts.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Dover and
son, Jack, spent the week-end with
Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Dover.
Mi.sS Nannie Plummer spent Sat
urday with Miss Danniil Mays.
Miss Ruby Robert,", attended (lie
funeral of Mrs. White's at Double i
Sp: Mrs Friday evening.
Mesdaincr, Thun tic n, Howard.;
Hail Green, and Mr. Arrie Hullner j
spent Sunday with. Mr. Ray and:
Mi and Mrs. N. o. White spent i
awhile Sunday with Mr and Mrs.1
J, M. Roberts,
Mr. and Mr. J. W. May's and;
family spent Sunday v ith Mrs
Mr. Albert White spent the week
end with friends in Shelby.
Mr, L. L. Whisnint and daugh- 1
i rr. Iluelah. spent Sunday v.Ttli |
Sirs. C. C. Putnam.
Mrs, Pol in Plummer Is in bed
again. We hope she will soon be1
isai.i: or rear estate.
B. virtue oi a decree oi the su
perior court much hi special pro
ceeding entitled. ' J. T. Kamscy,
adminisir itor m the estate of S. 1..
Gantt. deed., cl al.. vs. Pearl Gantt
cl ul I, as commissioner, will sell
for cash to the highest bidder at the
conn house door in Shelby, N. C..
ut public auction on
Saturday, May 11. in'!!),
at 12 o'clock M . the following de
scribed real estate;
Situated m No. 9 township. Cleve
land county, at Bel wood, N. C.. anti
but aided as follows;
First; Beginning at a stake in
road . . . corner, and runs: thence
1 with stud road N. 19-40 W. 240.8
feet to a stake, a new corner of the
! dower, thence a new line of the
dower tract S. 8-00 W. 131 feet to
a stake, a new corner of the dower
tract, thence with the line oi the
dower tract N. 81-35 IV. 217 tert to
a M ake, the dower corner In I he old
line, thenre with raid line S 9-10
F 103 fee; to a lake, thenre S. 1
\V 371 feet to a stake: thence S.
34-30 FI. HO 0 feri to an non stake,
hen e N 2-30 F 311 left, to a
stone; thence S. 81-20 E 381.5 feci
to. u M ike, thence N. 8-50 E. 332
to the beginning, containing
3 28 acres,
Second:-'The remainder in 'the
'dowev tract awarded to Cordia
I Cin.ntt and the homestead allotted
Mo the minor defendants, the same
being sold subfecl to the dower m
' terest and the home.Mead interest
as follows: Beginning at u stake In
tiie road and runs thence with the
road 8. 82-20 F. 107.5 feet to «
stake in 'he road; thence with the
end 8. 79-40 E. 93 feet to a stake
j in I lie roiul ; thence south 8-50
F. 131 lect to a stake, a new cor
ner: thence N. 01-35 tv. 217 feet to
a stake iii the old line; thence with
the old line N. 9-40 W. 138 feet to
i the beginning, containing 0.75 of
This April 9, 1929.
J. T. RAMSEY,
Ryburn <V Horn. Attvs
Dr. D. M. Morrison
Kjes Examined, Glasses Fitted
Located In Webb Ruilding, Down
SUlrs Next To Ilapes Shoe
Telephone 585. Shelby, N. Ci
Taxi Driver Coe* Back To
Medicine He Had Taken
When a Boy to Find
NlcholanvUle. Ky.—“Thinning a
tart m my business, and I am called
out at all times, sometime* Just be
fore meal time, and this makes my
eating as well as my sleeping very
irregular,” says Mr. Jesse Dickerson,
of 502 Central Avenue, this city.
“I had Indigestion, on account of
this irregularity. I would feel very
uncomfortable after meals. I would
be constipated and have dlzslnesa.
“I knew I had to take something.
I remembered how. when at homo
before I was married, my mother
would giro us Black-Draught, and
how she believed In it.
‘‘Bo I decided to take It again. It
sure did me good. I am glad to left
others know what a good laxative
Black-Draught is. It clean up a
dull headache, and makes me feel
like a new person.”
Thousands of other men and
women find Black-Draught a great
help In relieving common ailments,
due to Indigestion, constipation and
In thousands of families, Thed
ford's Black-Draught has a comer
all its own on the medicine shelf.
In use nearly 100 years. Safe,
Sold everywhere. Try lfc. NC*M
To Party But Not
So Much So To Him
New York. The fabled Spartan j
boy who, carried a tox inside his i
.shirt until the animal hud gnawed !
clear through to his backbone had j
little on Clifford Itotlikoff, 35, on j
Rotlikott was giving a party for
some friends when he decided to
amuse them by stabbing himself
with a trick knife. To his conster
nation, the blade failed to slip
back into the handle as expected
and he felt cold steel entering his
Rothkoff asked a friend to "take
a walk" with him. Outside the
house, he summoned a taxicab and j
collapsed on tlie way to Bellevue j
hospital. There he was told he would |
probably live, as the blade had j
penetrated no vital organ.
Rothkoff's wife, Leslie, notified j
from the hospital of her husband's
condition after the guests had
merrily, departed, became hysteri
Americans have become so ex
travagant that It is now almost as
hard to live within an Income as
without one. -Louisville Times.
The Fiji Islander* own 1.074 au- 1
tomobilcs now. The day will come ;
when all cannibal tribes will use |
them Instead of spears.—Kay Fea- ;
NOTICE OF SALE OF LAND.
Under and by virtue of the au
thority conferred by deed of trust
by R. 11. Ponder and wife. Mattie
Ponder, to the First National bank
of Durham, trustee, dated March
1, 1928. and recorded m book 150.
page 143, Cleveland county regis
try. the First National ban'; of
Durham, trustee, will on
May 13. 1929, (at 11 o'clock M.
at the court house door in Cleve
1 land county, sell at public auction
for cash to the highest bidder the
following described property;
Deing lots Nos. 23 and 24 of the
' subdivision of the Lackey property
just east of the Shelby hospital,
plat of which subdivision is of rec
jord in the office of the register of
deeds of Cleveland county. North
Carolina, in book of plats No. I at
page 62. ; aid two lots being describ
ed by urn'es and bounds ns follows:
i Bfglning at a stake in the south
edge of Highland avenue, northean
; corner of lot 22 of the plat herein
before referred to, and running
thence with the south edge ol
Highland avenue, north 67 h de
grees east 50 leet to a Make; thence
south 22'i deg', east 160 feet to a
stake; thence .south 67 a dogs, west,
50 feet to a stake; thence north 22 h
drgs. west 160 feet to the point or
place of beginning, being those two
lots conveyed to R. If. 1’onder by
John P. Mull and wife, by deed re
corded m book of deeds 3-W at
page 318 in the office of the regis
ter of deeds of Cleveland county,
North Carolina, reference to which
deed and plat above mentioned is
hereby made for further identifica
tion and description
This sale Is made on account of
default In the payment of the in
debtedness secured by the sale!
deed of trust. „
This the 9th day of April. 1929
FIRST NATIONAL BANK Of
DURHAM, N. C., Trustee
W. S. Lockhart. Attv.. Durham.
Under and by virtue of the au
thority conferred upon me in a
deed of trust executed by U. C
Hicks, widower, and B. C, Hicks,
widower, on the 23rd day of Jul; .
1020, and recorded in book 136. page
230, of the register's office oi
Cleveland county, N. C., default in
payment of the indebtedness tliere- i
in secured having been made and
the holder of said Indebtedness
having requested foreclosure I will
Saturday, May 4, 1929,
at 12 o'clock M„ at the court house
door in Shelby, N. C.. sell at pub
lic auction for cash to tlie highest
bidder tlie following land, to wit:
All that piece, parcel or tract of
land lying in No . 9 township. ■
Cleveland county. N. C,, containing
128 acres more or less, and being
more particularly described and de
fined as. follows: Begining at a. pine
stump. D. R. Hoyle's heirs’ corner.!
and runs with their two lines N. 40
E. 40.3 poles to a stone; thence N.
77'i W. 651 :■ poles to a pine stump:
thence with Lewis Evans’ land P
39't W. 39.9 poles to a .'tone; thence
N. 78' W. 55.3 poles to a stone:
thence N. 77 W. 28 poles to a stone.
Everard KUlmyre's corner: thence
with his line N. 72 W. 02 poles to a
stone: thence N. 77 W. 77w poles
to Grassy branch: thence down the
branch 10 poles to the read: thence
with A- S'. Peeler's line N. 03'- W.
12 poles to a hickory: N. 23 W. 9
poles to a stone; N. 77 W. 25 poles
to a persimmon, Amie Peeler's cor
ner: thence with her several line
B. 10 E. 28 poles to a stone; W. 13
poles to a pine; S. 10 E. 13 poles to
a stone; thence E. 13 poles to a
stone; thence S. 85 E. 23’j poles to
a stone in the old road; thence
with the old road S. 5 \V 'Jo poles
to a slon- , thence S. 29 E. 17 iwles
to a ; take in the branch; thence f?
6 K. 9 poles to a holly bush, \V. J.
Carter ^ hern,' corner; thence with
their lines N. 8 E. 36 poles- to a
pine stump; S 77 E. 98 .- poles to
a stone; thence S. 1 pole to a stake.
Charles Elliott': corner; thence
with Iris line 3. 81 E. 29 poles to a
stake: thence 3. 17’i- E. 12.3 poles
to a stone. M. O. Canipe's corner;
thence with his line S. 78’;. E. 58.2
poles to a stone, thence S. 28 E. 26
poles to a stone; thence S. 75 E. 64
poles to a rock; thence with J. E.
Hoyle's line N. 5 W. 36 poles to a
stone: thence with his line N. 22'a
W. 52"i poles to the beginning,
said tract made up of the tracts
conveyed by 13. V Hicks to H. C.
Hicks on March 18. 1926, by deed
recorded in book 3-T, page 54; ol
the tract deed by C. R. Caliipc am
wile to R. C. Hicks November o
1917, by deed recorded in book CCX
page ‘26b, and ol the tract deedec.
1 by C. S. Lee and wife to R. C
Hicks, March 22, 1926, and record
ed in book 3-R, page 593, all o.
the Cleveland county registry.
The foregoing land will be solo
subject to a prior encumbrance un
der a deed of trust to the Nort!
Carolina Joint Stock land bank
recorded in book 141, page 117, and
a prior encumbrance to E. Worth
Hicks recorded in book 136, page
226. and to unpaid taxes any any
other prior lien, and the purchaser
at said sale, in addition to his bid,
will have to satisfy said prior en
cumbrances to perfect his title.
This March 30, 1929.
BYNUM E. WEATHERS,
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