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highest peak of style
correctness, sturdy
quality and fine work
manship ... in a col
lection that hasn’t a
rival in town.
MISS MAY ME ROBERTS—Social Editor—Phone r>*.
News Items Telephoned Miss Roberts Hill Be Appreciated.
"1'oppv Day"
To Hr Observed.
Friday. May 10, will be observed
as ‘ Poppy Day" .sponsored by the
I American Legion auxiliary.
( lunge Of
I (ou r.
owing to so. .many' clab meet
ings. Thursday, all the Daughters of
' the Confederacy are requested to
meet at the monument on the
i ,.<iuare, Thursday at 5.30 o'clock in
stead ef 4:30, bringing all the
! wreaths and flowers they can.
Soldier's Dinner
Irida v.
The Daughters of the Confeder
acy Invite all the veterans, their
wives and widows to the annual
soldier's dinner, Friday, at the Wo
man's club room. They are all re
quested to meet at the monument,
on the square at 10:30 o'clock.
And Dance.
A large crowd attended the in
formal reception and square dance
following the exercises at Cleveland
Springs hotel. There were ns many
as twenty couples on the floor in
each of the dances. Refreshing
punch was served throughout the
evening. The music was furnished
by Messrs. Sinclair, Hatley,. Buc
hanan and Fd Smith
Joint Meeting Of Circles
Of Baptist Church.
In the joint meeting of the cir
cles of the First Baptist church,
Monday afternoon, the Louise Eng
lish Circle No. 3 had charge of the
; program, with Mrs. Jesse Washburn
presiding. The meeting opened with
the Lord's prayer, repeated in uni
son The devotional was led by Mrs.
Yales MeSwain. Miss Flossie Grice
rendered a vocal selection. Mrs. Roy
W Morris discussed the lesson topic
| of study, "What We Owe The World
: As Christian People" This was fol
lowed by a short business session,
j with Mrs. Nix the president, pre
1 siding The meeting was closed with
a prayer, by Mrs. G. p. Hamrick.
About fifty members were presciit.
Missionary Society
I Of Central Church.
The young peoples missionary so
jeiety of Central Methodist church
met with Miss Ruth Taughridgc
Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock at
her home on Cleveland Springs
road. The subject of study was
"The Schools of Japan" and was
discussed by Miss Elisabeth Aus
11ell. Ihblc study and questions from
iFirst Timothy, each member takmg
i part. There were fourteen members
!present, and after a short business
session. Miss Laughvidgc was as
sisted by her mother, Mrs R M.
I aughridge and Miss Mildred
Faughridge in serving ice cream,
home made cake and punch.
( alcndar.
Thursday. 3:30 p. m . Mrs. Draper
Wood will entertain the Isphening
' club at the Rluc Parrot. Tea room.
Thursday 3:30 p. m. Mrs. F. R
! Morgan will entertain the Tweii
j tieth Century club at her home in
’ Belvedere.
Thursday 3:30 p m. the afternoon
! division No. 2 of the Woman's club
will entertain at the elub room with
an extra meeting, that will be so
cial. All members are urged to be
present Mrs. W. T Alexander,
chairman of hostess committee
Friday 3:30 p. m. The Isphening
elub will meet with Mrs D, w. Rov
ster. at her home on South Wash
ington slreet.
airs. Taul Webb. Jr.
Mrs Paul Webb jr. was a charm
ing hostess to the Tuesday afternoon
bridge club yesterday afternoon, en
tertaining at her home on North
Morgan street, which was beauti
fully arranged with roses, poppies
and other spring flowers. Each of
the bridge tables was graced with a
silver bud vase holding red radi
ance roses. Contract bridge was
played at three tables. The high
score prize was won by Mrs. Oliver
Anthony and the low score by Mrs.
Chas. Hoev.
Mrs, Webb was assisted by Mcs
dantes Aaron Quinn and A! Rennett
in serving a delightful salad course
with accessories.
The fifth aainual commencement
exercises of the Shelby hospital
nurses was held last evening at the
high school auditorium at eight
io clock, with a large crowd in at
tendance. The stage was arranged
with a mass o( roses m the hack
| ground with a profusion of white
jand pink peonies m large floor
| baskets and jardiniere. The
| graduate nurses, Misses Marie
i England, Janette Rust. Charlotte
I Beverly. Ruth Lee. Ophelia Haines
and Muriel Wright wore the white
; uniform and carried an arm bou
quet of pink snapdragons and lace
fern. tied with pink tulle.
Seated on the .stage with the
graduates were Mi.-s MacNichois,
the superintendent; hospital nurses,
doctors and members of the board.
The following program was given;
Vocal' 'selection. “Where My Cara
van Has Rested," and "My Little
Gypsy Sweetheart" -Miss Nina Holt
While. Introduction of speaker—
Mr; Clyde R. Hoey. Address—Mr.
D Z. Newton. Clarinet solo Pc
gram Holland. Presentation of di
plomas Ur. W. F. Mitchell. Pres
entation of pins Miss MacNichols
I he medal was presented to Miss
Marie England by Miss Mary Brake,
for the highest average during the
three years course. Valedictory
Miss Marie England. Benediction —
Dr. H K. Boyer.
I>. A. R.
The Woman's rlub loom was dec
orated with quantities of roses and
peonies Tuesday afternoon when
Mesdames W. H. Jennings, Buena
Bostic, S, O. Andrews and J. L. Mc
Dowell were gracious hostesses to
the Daughters of the American Re
Mrs, Ceph Blanton, the regent,
presided. After the American's
erred and flag salute and the Lf.ed'g
prayer recited in unison, the min
utes of the former meeting were
read and routine business transact
ed. In the absence of Mrs. Fred
Dean. Mrs. Harry Speck read a
' cry interesting report, written by
Mrs. Dean of the 29th annual con
tention in Winston-Salem, which
i she attended three weeks ago. The
[ names of Mrs. John Fox, jr.. of
Teaneck. N. J . and Mrs. W K.
DuPre of New York were submit
ted for membership. Giving to the
Croos-Nore school was urged, Mrs.
Talmadge Gardner reported on the
nominating committee, and all the
old officers were re-elected. Regent,
Mrs. Ceply Blanton; vice regent.
Mrs. Lamar Gldney; treasurer, Mrs.
Fred Dean; secretary, Mrs, J. L.
McDowell; registrar, Miss Ollic
Hamrick; historian. Mrs. Yates
McSwain; chaplain. Mrs. J. A Tiles.
A Mother's day program was thor
oughly enjoyed Mrs I.. W. Gard
ner reading a very interesting pa
per on "The Origin of Mother's
Day,” which comes on the second
Sunday in May. at which time the
national colors should be displayed
and if your mother lives wear a
! flower bright, but. if she has gone,
| wear a flower w hite. Miss Mary
Adelaide Roberts closed the pro
gram by singing two beautiful ap
propriate selections, "t Wear a
White f lower for You, by Ftlmdre,
and "A June Morning.'’ Miss Mary*?
Helen Lattimore playing her piano
accompaniment, l ittle Miss Harriet
McDowell assisted the hostesses in
serving delicious cream topped with
whipped cream and strawberries,
angel food cake, punch and Puts.
Otto Slade and Horner Reed,
both of Bennett. Neb, convicted of
having swapped wives, were sen
tenced to ten months in jail.
Merchants Meet
At Hickory June 11
Slate Secretary And State Presi
dent To Speak At Two I)a.y
Gathering There.
(Special to The. Star.)
Hickory, May 7.—Approximately
1 200 delegates and visitors from all
over the state are expected to at
tend the North Carolina State Mer
chants Association convention here
June 11 and 12 when prominent of
ficials and retail executives will
take part in what has been charac
terized ns the “largest and most im
portant meeting in the association's
Following a discussion of plans
for the meeting with W. L. Dowell,
state secretary, and H. W. Courtney,
state president at a luncheon meet
ing here recently. Hickory members
have gone about preparations for |
the entertainment and the business
sessions in a systematic manner.
Committees to handle the various
phases of the convention have been
appointed and work started upon
several entertainment features, the
most important of which will be an
industrial exposition displaying pro- '
ducts produced by Hickory manu
Both Mr. Dowell and President
Courtney expressed confidence that
the meeting will set a record for at- '
tendance and accomplishment. The !
secretary of the Hickory association
reports that hotel reservations for
the convention are already coming
m every day from almost every
j corner of iBe state.
Notice is hereby given that the
firm of Costner and Giasco, 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 Giasco no longer exists as such
and in the future we, the partners.f
will trnde for ourselves alone and be
personally responsible only for such
obligations we make in our own
names. This April 15th, 1929.
H. J, COSTNER, formerly
trading as Costner and Giasco
$20,000.00 COUNTY OF CLEVE
Sealed bids addressed to the un
dersigned will be received by the
board of commissioners of Cleve
land county at the office of the
county commissioners at the court
house in Shelby. N. C . until 2 p. m .
Friday. May 24. 1029, ,
for the purchase of a $20,000.00 note
or notes aggregating said sum. dat
ed June 1, 1929, and falling due
June 1. 1930. interest payable semi
annually. said note or notes to be
issued for borrowed money in anti
cipation of the receipts of the pro
ceeds sale of $20,000.00 bridge bonds
authorized by an order of govern
ing body of said county finally
passed on January 21. 1929
Bidders arc invited to name the j
rate of interest not exceeding 6 pr;
cent, which said note or notes shall
bear and whether the issue is de
sirrd in one or more notes. The
right is reserved to reject all bids. !
A certified check payable to the
board of commissioners of Cleve
land county for two per cent of the
note must accompany the bid.
Dat^d May 8. 1929
A F. NEWTON, Clerk Board
Commissioners, Shelby, N, C, j
Remember her on this day with a gilt
that will please.
We have a beautiful scleetion of Norris'
and Whitman Gift Boxes, ft 1.50 to $5.00.
Ret us fill your order and make Mother
Rail And Motor Trips
Offered By Southern
Extensive Combination Kail And
Motor Tours Are
(Special to The Star )
Atlanta, May 7 —Rail and motor
vacation tours through the moun
tain sections of Virginia, North
Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee
have been arranged by the Southern
Railway system in cooperation with
motor bus lines now in operationi
and will be offered throughout the 1
1929 summer season, beginning may |
1st. ‘ |
Twenty-five different combina
tions of raid and motor service have
been arranged, providing accomwo- I
dations for travel through sections
of great scenic beauty and interest
which are without railway facilities
On some of the routes motor trails- !
portation is used merely as an ex
| tension of the rail lines; on others
passengers will be given the oppor
tunity to make the going trip by
rail to a convenient point, travel
cross country by motor to another
convenient point, and make the re
turn journey thence by rail.
Round trip tickets, with fifteen
day limit, covering both the rail
way and motor portions of the jour
neys, will be sold by the Southern
to individuals at very attractive low
rates while special arrangement,
have been made for handling both
large and small parties. These joint
rail and motor tickets will be sold
from a large number of important
stations on outhern Railway system.
Henry Von Stccnberger, who live;
near,Stockton started one night to
drink the contents of a 10-gallon
keg or w ine. The attempt was in %
on a bet. When he had drunk all
but one glass of the contents he be
came ill and died.
i OR the exquisite cleanliness that
a lovely skin must have, smooth Dorothy Cray Cleansing
Cream o\er your face atnl throat. remove with Cleansing
Tissues, and then pat on Orange Flower Skin Tonic.
The Cleansing Cream remo\es everv particle of pow -
rler and clogging dust from your skin, and the Skin Tonic
gently closes the relaxed pores against exposure, thus
helping to keep the skin line in texture, clear and fresh.
I)oroth\ Gray preparation*, may hr had
at our loilct (roods Department
Cleveland Drug Co.
Special Prices
Electric Ranges
Save Time, Money
and Trouble by buy
ing a
Over 200 in use in Shelby. Ask the
lady of the house who owns one.
115 S. Washington St. Phone 280.
— OF —
Offering 475 beautiful DRESSES,
now on display, at attractive prices for
May selling.
They come in all the new pastel
shades as well as Navies, New Blues,
in sport, street and afternoon designs.
Also exquisite dresses for dinner wear,
and a full selection of dainty dance
125 Dresses, short sleeves, beautiful
crepes, sport patterns,
-GROUP 2 —
75 Newest Sport and Street Dresses
—also Ensembles—all in the new
Pastel Shades—
-GROUP 3 —
49 Dresses, formerly worth up to
$29.75, to close out during May
selling —
One rack of 50 Dresses in Crepes and
Linens. Very special at—
We have in a new shipment of the
season’s latest in millinery—ail the
light and dainty summery hats.
37 attractive Spring Coats we are
closing out at—
A shipment o f Carter’s Rayon
Bloomers—every pair guaranteed—

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