Boiling Springs Fans Look
For A Fast Football Eleven
At Baptist School This Fall
Expert Blainrv Racklry To Build A
Winner. Start Training In
(By RE.VN BRIM)
Out Bolling Springs way and
among alumni of thr Baptist
school all over thl* srrtlon thr
word now la that there will he
some lively football played by
the eleven representing thr Bap
tist junior college this fall.
And the news, naturally, sounds
Last year without doubt the Bap
tist college had some of the best
appearing football materia! in tin
section of the state and the grid
fans, somewhat isolated from col
lege play in this section, sat up and
took interest. Perhaps It wouldn't
be long until Boiling Springs would
be playing Lenoir-Rhyne. Guilford
fend the smaller colleges with some
ftf the games coming to Shelby?
But, for some reason or the other.
Is Usually The One
Who Does AH The
Yout Only Safe
guard is Insurance
CHAS. A. HOEY
the team failed to tome through. It
looked good when it trotted on the
field. Rig and lucky Fast-moving,
too. Yet it failed to win conslstent
ly, arid football fans like all other
fans like a winner.
I’erklng l p.
Hoiiea hare revived, however, nnd
a Ireativ the old quarterbacks and
tackle who played at Wake Forest
and el: cwhere nre getting keyed up
lor what Bolling Springs may have
on the gridiron this fall. And it
must be said that the outlook is
First of till, Dlaitey Rackley, per
i Itaps the smartest little backfleld
man who ever wore the Demon
Deacons uniform at Wake F'orest
has been employed to coach the
Baptist eleven. Rackley, it is said,
will have the material, nnd the
Bolling Springs alumni, especially
the old Wnke Forest grads, believe
•he will deliver.
Start In August.
That Rackley means to exert
himself to put Ills coaching rep and
l the school on the map the first
year is evinced by the fact that he
has already sent word to the boys
who will be bark next year to get
out to the college by late August so
that he can start training early.
And that was one trouble with the
Junior college outfit last, fall—It
didn't get in good condition until ft
was time to play basketball.
Oak Ridge Here.
Of particular Interest to Shelby
fans Is the announcement that the
fast. Oak Ridge prep school eleven
will play the Junior Baptists In
Shelby again this fall. If Rackley
delivers, that should be a pigskin
party worth missing some ol the
big games for.
Just how many of the huskies
who played for Coach Hammett
last fal will be back this fall Is not
known as yet, but a big portion of
the squad will be there, it is under
stood. Certainly It is known Buck
Coble, former Shelby High Star and
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It Is the most speedy remedy known
Hotel Charles Bldg., Corner
Trade and YV. Warren Sts.
kThe News Editor
turned to t?he 'p'elcpbone
▼lien &tah>aokttd southern Alabama, and press time
'Wtli ktde definite news of the disaster or the
extent of tbe damage, the news editors of the Birmingham.
Alabama, Ag*-ffrrslJ naturally turned to the long distance
"^>rv knew from experience that the telephone service
would not fail if loyalty, courage and human ingenuity
could maintain it. The story of what happened is told in
this letter from Harry C. Frye, assistant managing editor
of the paper:
May I express the appreciation of the Birmingham Age
Wrr*Ld for the one hundred per cent cooperation and effec
tiveness of tbe long distance service during the southern
Alabama flood disaster.... In twenty-five years’ experience
in the newspaper business I have found that I can meet a ed
overcome most any difficulty in gathering news beyond the
local borders simply by turning the responsibility over to
the telephone operators. They have never failed me, and in
tbe flood crisis your operators performed not only true to
form, but met and overcame new problems with an inge
nuity that is beyond all understanding of a humble news
The telephone organization appreciates this tribute which
encourages them in their determination that service shall
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Beilin# Springs captain lust year,
will be back at his tackle post. Then
the two Moore Boys, Buck and Zeb,
a tackle and a guard equal to any
who perform for the larger colleges
of the state, will more than likely
return. Hope Is that Cleve Cline,
former end and bark at Shelby High
and last year an end at the Junior
college, will return. if lie does it
may be that he will be shifted to
fullback to replace the hard-hitting
Thompson. Champion will be one
ol the mainstays who will return to
the barkfleld and the (donated
Haynes Is expected to be back on
Alter all the Bolling Springs fans
may have some of their expectations
realized before Santy totes his sack
WRECK VICTIM WAS
NATIVE OF COUNTY
Perry Smith Killed In Georgia
Wreck With Wife, t ame I rom
Spartanburg, June 6.—Perry A.
Smith, formerly of Columbia, who
had recently been making his home
In Spartanburg, died at an early
hour this morning at Winder, • Ga
from injuries sustained in an auto
mobile accident yesterday in which
Mrs. Smith was instantly killed.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith were return
ing from a visit to a Mrs. Phillips, a
relatives of Mrs. Smith's in Atlanta.
when at a point about live miles
from Lawrenceville the accident
occurred. The machine of Mrs. Bona
Allen of Atlanta and Buford, Ga..
wife of a shoe manufacturer, was
entering the main highway as the
Smith machine approached the
intersection, which is on a curve hi
the road and a dow n grade.
Mr. Smith struck the Allen ma
chine a glaeing blow as he swerved
his car in trying to avoid a crash
and his machine was plunged oft
an embankment and into a field
turning over four times. Mrs. Smith
was thrown out before the car
came to rest and Mr. Smith was
caught beneath the wreckage. The
machine was a total loss, while a
witness estimated damage to th;
Allen car at $50; Mrs. Allen was re
ported to have been injured, also,
Mr. and Mrs. Smith moved here
about two weeks ago from Gastonia
Mr. Smith formerly lived In Col
umbia. where he was overseer >f
spinning in Olympia mill. He lett
Columbia about four years ago,
working since then in Lyman and
Gastonia. He was commanding first
lieutenant of the motor transport
company 298th South Carolina Na
tional guard. Four children live in
Spartanburg. while Mr. Smith's
father, A. B. Smith, 111 Gadsden
street, now lives in Columbia.
From Double Shoals.
A leter from Mr. P. M. Mooney,
of Columbia, S. C , to The Star con
cerning Mr. Smith gives the follow
iur i'erry AiDerr smitn was a son
of Mr. A. B. Smith and Mrs. Carne
Martin Smith. He was born and
reared In the Double Shoals section
of upper Cleveland county. He was
r nephew of Mrs. Hampton Sim
mons on his mother's side and Mrs.
Ham Williams on his father's side.
He was one of sixteen children.
A brother. Rev. Charles Smith, a
Baptist minister, died about ten
years ago of flu at Fairfax. 8. C.
His mother. Mrs. Carrie Smith, died
about four years ago
Mr. Smith was a member of the
M. E. chinch. South, a Mason, an
Oddfellow and Junior Order of
United American Mechanics. He
was also commanding first lieuten
ant of the Motor Transport com
pany, 29th South Carolina national
Mr. Smith was a very capable
mill overseer and superintendent.
He was overseer at Pacific Mills,
Columbia. S. C. for about seven
years and was transferred to Ly
man, S. C. as superintendent. He
served there for four years when he
resigned to take a similar position
at Ninety Six, S. C. and then to
Gastonia as superintendent of the
Loray Mills. He was there when the
mill strike occurred a few months
Mr. Smith's wife before her mar
riage was Miss Rasa Martin of Dut
' Jimmy No Clown.
New York.—Mayor Walker is firni
ly resolved not to be known as j
the town clown. He so informed
the board of trade in a speech about
I Peyton McSwain
Civil and Criminal Practice
In All Courts
Office: Union Trust Co,
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Farms And Town
W. A. Broadway
Royster Bldg., Shelby, N. C.
Office Phone 775.
Residence Phone 471.
i No. I Township News
Of The Current Week
i Special to The Star.)
There was preaching at Camp
Creek last Sunday morning by the
Rev. D. C. Wesson of Toluca. He
was elected as pastor. He will preach
every second and fourth Sunday and
on the fourth Saturday.
The singing last Sunday night at
Camp Creek was very successful.
The singers from other churches
were Mr. Avery Gillespie of Trinity,
I Mr. Bobby Humphries and Mr.
Wayne Lamaster of Grassy Pond.
Mr. Sewel Byars of Great Falls,
| S. C. is spending this week with his
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Willie Byars.
Those on the sick list at this
writing are Mrs. J, T. Humphries.
Mrs. Robert MrCraw, Miss Exit'
Humphries and Mr. Dillard Bridge';
Miss Myrtle Bridges of Spartan
burg visited her parents, Mr, and
Mrs. Sum Bridges during the week
Miss Exie Humphries spent last
Saturday night with Misses Onie
and Flay Humphries of Grassy
Mrs. Tano Bridges of Kings
Mountain visited her mother, Mrs
jJdhn Mints last Wednesday aftc
Mr. Guy Humphries and fami'y
| spent last Sunday with Mr. and
; Mrs. Willie Mlntz.
Mr. Dec Byars and family spent
last Sunday with Mr. Rome Davis
Mr. Guy and A. Humphries went
to Spartanburg Wednesday after
noon to see a ball game.
Miss Elolse Hamrick spent th”
week-end with Miss Fearl McCraw
of Robbs, S. C.
Mr Hershel Green of Boiling
! Springs and Miss Pearl McCraw of
Robbs visited Miss Elolse Hamrick
Mr. Wade Jones who is working
at Shelby spent last week at home.
Mr. and Mrs John Behcler of
Lavonia spent last Saturday night
at Mr. Bulo Earls
Mr. Bobby nnd Miss Onie Hum
phries of Grassy Pond visited Mr.
Thamer Humphries last Saturday
The farmers of this community
are busy cutting wheat and oats.
Mr. Bulo Earls has completed his
canning house and is now ready to
do any kind of canning.
Misses Myrtle and Lucy McCraw
of Grassy Pond spent Saturday
night with Mr. and Mrs. Denver
About The Fish Our
Boss Had Last Week
"Filled with Pasquotank fish."
Mr. Bost telegraphs from Eliza
beth City, of President Lee Weath
ers of the Ptpss association; "fish
so frtsh from the Pasquotank river
that, they were still wiggling when
they hit the frying pan"; "four
miles into the country to eat
freshly-caught fish," "the fish frv
on the river bank was the event of
the day." Doggone, that is what
comes of sending a political and
theological expert to do an im
portant news story. Fish? Fish?
What kind of fish, man?
It will occasion no surprise if
Mr. Bost, instead of supplying the
information essential to his story,
should reply that what was good
enough in narrative style for the
holy evangelistic chroniclers, cit
ing Matthew 14. Luke 5, Luke 9.
Mark 6. Is good enough for him.
If we did not know that all these
stories were inspired, we'd say
they are defective, from a news
point of view. Not to mention
Jonah. Of course, if Jonah had
not been inspired to be so vague in
his ichthyology, while the reams
and volumes of argument thus pro
voked would have avoided, there
might nevertheless have been quite
as much argument if he had, for
instance, declared it was a whale
that used him as bait. But it would
have been much more satisfactory
if he had gone ahead and told
exactly what fix he was in. There
is this to be said for Jonah, how
ever: never having been in the
same predicament before, he could
not be expected to identify the
predicament, and it is quite pos
sible he did not see what happened
to him before it happened—or for
that matter, after.
Son Inherits Konr Million
New York —Richard van Nest
Oambrill, of Peacock. N. J., son nt 1
the late Mrs Anna van Nest Gam
brill, of New York and Newport, who
died at Aiken, S, C., last March i
will receive nearly $4,000,000 from
his mother's estate, according to a
transfer tax appraisal filed. Mrs.
Gambrill bequeathed her son the
residuary estate of $3,869,479 vn
securities, and personal effects con
sisting of jewels and tapestries. A
$50,000 legacy was provided for her
daughter-in-law, Edith D. Oambrill.
Numerous bequests were made to
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION
This is to notify all persons that
the partnership composed of P. M.
Mauney and J. K. Willis operating
a grocery store at Eastside in Shel
by, N. C„ under the name of Mau
ney & Willis has been dissolved,
J. K. Willis having sold his interest
to P. M. Mauney; and that the said
J. K. Willis will not be liable for
any of the debts or obligations
made by said concern hereafter.
This the 17th day of May, 1929
J. K. WILLIS. V
• Special to The Star )
Very few people in this commun
ity are having beans to eat as the
Mexican Bean beetle are destroying
all of them. Some few arc using;
Messrs. Fletcher Sain and Ralph
Falls have returned to their homes
Irom Carolina where they have
been in college the past year to
spend the summer; also Mr. Floyd
Hallman from Raleigh.
Several from this community at
tended the funeral services on last
Sunday evening at Beulah for Mrs.
Bill Johnson. She was 84 years old.
Her husband preceded her to the
grave several years ago. She is sur
vived by one daughter, Mrs. Otus
Rhone,v, five grandchildren and
two great grandchildren. Funeral
services were conducted by Rev. J.
The Womans Missionary society
of St. Peters met with the district
society at Palm Tree Methodist
church of Lincoln county last
Thursday where the work of all the
societies were reported. Much in
teresting talk on the work was mace
The ones attending from St. Peters
were: Mesdames W. H. Young, J.
L. Sain, P. D. Edwards, C. G.
Boyles, J. E. Boyles, Dennis Sain.
Miss Vaunita Boyles is in the Lin
coln hospital where she had her
tonsils removed last Monday. She
is improving slowly.
Miss Ada Willis is spending some
time with Mrs. M. S. Boyles.
Misses Blanche and Pauline Eaker
of Shelby are spending some time
with Miss Merriel Edwards.
Mr. and Mrs. Owen Seagle spent
the week-end with Mrs. Beagles
father Mr. A. C. Costner.
Mr. L. M. Williams of Catawba
county spent last Saturday night
at the home of Mr, and Mrs. E. C.
Mrs. Amanda Mitchem and Miss
Dorene Mitchem spent last Satur
day night at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. C. G. Boyles.
Miss Edith Sain spent the week
end with Miss Cor erne Beam of
Miss Mabel Barber spent last
Saturday night with Misses Mary
and Joyce Ledford.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Vickers and
little son, Jacob, of Shelby spert
last Saturday night at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Mrs. John Tillman and daughters
Misses Ruth, Bryte and Amy Sue,
also Mtss Archie Faie Gantt of
Belwood spent last Monday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Sain.
Little Sybil Norman of Belwood
spent a few days the past week
with her grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. S. A. Sain.
Messrs. Colon Deal and Forrest
Devinney of Rockdale spent last
Saturday night at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Alvin Deal
Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Goodson of
Hickory visited at the home of their
uncle and punt, Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
Costner last Sunday afternoon.
Sandwich. England—That aspiring
golfer, the Prince of Wales, prob
ably will prefer Hagen's style, but
nevertheless he is seeking further
ideas on improving his game. Watch
ing the British amateur tournament
he was much interested in the lit
tle one-handed pot-hook putter of
Joshua Crane, of Boston, and asked
permission to inspect it.
— Dr. Charlie H. Harrill —
— Dentist —
Office in Judge Webb Bldg.
Over Stephenson Drug Co.
Office Phone 530, Residence 630
SHELBY, N. C.
> — 1 'n
Civil Engineer And
Farm Surveys, Sub-divis
ions, Plats and General
- Phone 417 —
A Woman's Taper.
Scarsdale, N. Y.—For ten years
the Scarsdale Inquirer, a weekly,
has had a complete staff of wom
en. Such has been one of its
boasts. Finally it has hired a man
to cover police and fire news.
ADMINISTRATOR S NOTICE.
Having this day qualified as ad
ministrator of M. L. Beam, late of
Cleveland county, North Carolina,
this is to notify all persons having
claims against the said estate to
present the same to me properly
proven on or before the 30th day of
May, 1930, or this notice will be
pleaded in bar of recovery thereof.
All persons owing said estate will
please make Immediate eettlement
to the undersigned, this May 30,
H. L. BEAM, Administrator of
M. L, Beam, deceased, Grover,
N. C. *
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DR. H. C. DIXON
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Dr. C. M. Peeler
Office Over Woolwortli
Residence Phone 460-W
Office Phone 99-W
Dr. D. M. Morrison
Eyes Examined, Glasses Fitted
Located In Webb Building:, Down
Stairs Next To Hanes Shoe
Telephone 585. Shelby, N. C.
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First Trial of Black-Draught
Convincing, Says Lady,
Who Escaped Suffering
By Taking it,
Jackson, Miss.—"My first experi
ence with Black-Draught convinced
me that It was a good medicine,”
says Mrs. Ida Kersh, 311 South Con
gress Street, this city, who says she
has taken Black-Draught for years.
“My trouble,” writes Mrs. Kersh,
"was sick headache which seemed
to be caused by constipation. I
used to have a thick, slimy taste In
my mouth, and such a tired, bad
feeling. This would be followed by
headache and sick stomach. I would
have to stop my work and go to bed.
"I read about Black-Draught and
decided to try it I found that by
taking the Black-Draught In time,
I could ward off these sick spells.
"And so for the* last twenty years,
when I feel the least bit bad, I take
Black-Draught and feel that It has
saved me much pain and sickness.”
Constipation dams up poisons In
the bowels, where they are absorbed
Into the general system, causing
many serious symptoms.
Thousands of letters of praise
from users of Thedford’s Black
Draught, on file at the laboratories
where Black-Draught Is made, tes
tify to the high esteem In which
It Is held for the relief of consti
pation and attendant Ills. NC-2ni
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