LATE NEWS the Markets. Cotton, per pound ........_ ISc Coton Seed, per bu.___40'a Cloudy And Showers. Today's North Carolina Heather Report: Partly cloudy with scattered showers Thursday and probably on roast tonight. Slightly warmer in extreme southeast tonight. Organize Foreign Vets. At a meeting to be held at the j court house here tonight an organ ization will be formed of all veter ans of foreign wars. A Mr. Lewis from the national headquarters of the organization will be here. Vet erans of the World war and Span ish-American war who saw foreign service are eligible for membership and urged to attend. Doctors And' Lowers Play Game Thursday Both Trams Announce Lineups For Game Tomorrow AH Will Play. Shelby is to have a professional baseball game tomorrow, a game, to use the vernacular of the color fd fans, what will be a game. It is to be a professional game not be cause the players will be profession al men but because it will see two classes of professional men clash ing with each other on the oppos ing teams—the lawyers and the doc tors. The game is called for 4 o'clock at the city park with Deputy Sheriff Mike H. Austell tthey may need him i and "Lefty" Robinson as um pires. Dr. Tommy Mitchell is stated to do a big part of the hurling for the ’ medicos with Dr. Hugh Plaster catching his slants, while Lawyer A1 Bennett is the mound ace for the barristers with Judge Kennedy grabbing his hooks behind the plate. Other prospective hurlers for pill prescribers include two dentist-;, Drs. Hoyt Dixon and R. C. Hicks. Practically every doctor and lav - yer in town is to take part, even if the part is nothing more than batboy or bench-warmer. The line-up for the medicos fol lows: A. Pitt Beam, lb; B. M. Jai rett, 2b; Tom Gold, ss; Sam Schenck, 3b; E. A. Houser and D. F. Moore, rightfielders; E. B. Lat limore and Hoyt Dixon, center field: Ben Gold, C. M. Peeler and Hicks, left field. The reserve list includes Drs. S. S. Royster, K. C. Ellis, J. R.- Osborne. • E. W. Gibbs, G. M. Gold and W. F. Mitchell. The official lineup of the lawyers follows: Maurice Weathers, first base; Henry Edwards, second base; Bt.on Williams, shortstop; Pat Mc Brayer. third base: Chas. A. Burrus, icftfield: Clint Newton, centerficld: Odus Mull, rightfield; Horace Ken nedy. catcher; A1 Bennett, pitcher. Substitutes 'include Peyton Mc McSwain, John Mull. D. Z. Newton. Clyde Hoey, B. T. Falls. R. 1+ Ry Lurn. Bynum Weathers, Speight Beam, P. C. Gardner, and Daniel Allen Tedder, who was injured in practice recently but may be able to play tomorrow. Local Talent Play Here Thursday Night "Vermont Stars" is the name of a local talent play to be presented Thursday evening at 8 o'clock in the high school auditorium under the auspices of the Parent-Teach ers association. the talent being coached by Miss Newman. The following is the cast of char acters: Ma Sweet. Miss lone Newman, Mehitabel Sweet, Mrs. Rush Thonip ;on; Virginia Sweet. Mr. Pat Mc T'-rayer; Little Creeper Sweet, Mr. Holly Ledford: Gloriana Gadabout Sweet, Miss Carobel Lever; Ann Eliza Makeafuss, the Boston Girl, Miss Augusta Alexander; Sop'.i ronia Dufunny, the dancer, Mr. Med McGowan; Dorothy Dorcas Whitcomb, the clocutor, Mrs. How e d Camnitz; Hannah Maria Vioi rtta, the fluter. Mr. Jack Palmer: Angelica Periwiggle, the charmer Mrs. George Hoyle; Deborah Blun derbuss. the high soprany, Mr. John Lovelace; Sallie Dandelion Washout, the aesthete, Mrs. Grady Lovelace; Araminta Whatnot, the beauty, Mrs. Jim Bcason; Fanny Jack Darden Hamestring, the af flicted. Mrs. Speck; Goo Goo Tur in pseeri, the dude, Mr. Grady Lovc Isc*'. Aesthetic drill—Margaret Thomp son. Mary Lewis Wilson, Tsalv.l 1 nr key. Adeline "jincbergpr, Mary Lillian Speck. Anna Lutz, Eleanor TToey, Marie King, Margaret Ham rick. Gwendolen Dellinger, Helen Marshall Hamrick, Elolse Young. Spanish dancers—Ruth Thomp son. Alice Sanders. Poses plastiques—Bertie Gettys, Bessie Sue Wilson. Sarah Dellinger, Mary Reeves Forney, Elizabeth Rl vtere, Edith Ramseur, Elizabeth Austell. Ruth Dellinger, Ruth Thompson. Special feature by Mr. Newman Fitzgerald. Miss McArthur, Shelby Teacher Dies Suddenly Young Gaffney Girl Very' Popular Here. Death Followed Chick Springs Operation. (Special to The Star.) Gaffney, June 18. — Miss Frances McArthur, 22, of this city, died today at the Chick Springs sanitorium at Chirk Springs. She went to the hos pital last night to undergo an operation, which was perform ed this morning. Miss Arthur was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs W. C. McArthur. She graduated at. Winthrop college two years ago. Since then she has been teaching school at Shelby. N. C.. and had been reelected for next year. About two months ago she was painfully injured in an auto mobile accident near Shelby, out she had recovered from tlfe effects of the mishap. Her father is a former Cherokee county superintendent of education, and her mother is principal of the Central school here. In addition to her parents she is survived by a brother, William, who is a Clemson college student. Miss McArthur. who was very popular with her students, Shelby parents and the young social set cf Shelby, had taught here for two years at the Washington school zr.d was scheduled to return next fall. During her two years here she lived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. CeDh Blanton, and the news of her sud den death yesterday came as a shock to her scores off friends in Shelby. It is understood here that she was taken to the hospital lor an appendicitis operation and died in the operating room. A number of Shelby people are attending the fu neral. Impanel King Jurors Today Draw 36 Jurors For Trial Of Shelby Man Over Wife's Death. Chester. June 14.—Much interest centers in the drawing of the panel of 36 jurors here Wednesday morn ing at 11 o’clock in the office of Dr. John E. Cornwell, clerk of court, as from these men, 12 are to be select ed to pass on the fate of Rafe King of Sharon, S. C., and Shelby, N. C„ who is charged with the murder of his wife, Faye Wilson King. The case will be tried before Judge J. K. Henry of Chester. In all probability it will be necessary to use more than one panel, when this case comes up for trial July 1. King is now out on $5,000 bail and is at Shelby. Chester county officials are preparing to care for a large crowd of people, probably the largest crowd that ever attended a trial in the Chester county court house. It was rumored here some time ago that the case might not be tried until the October term of general sessions court. However, that rumor was quickly spiked when both the state and the defense stated that they were ready and that the case would come to trial at this term. It is thought that the case r:!!l consume a week, or possibly longer. In addition to the King case there are five other alleged murder cases on docket and some may come up at this court, provided the Sha ron man’s case does not run too long. Poultry Firm Is Chartered Tuesday A Raleigh dispatch tells of the following charter Issued Tuesday to a Shelby firm: The Eagle Poultry company, Inc., of Shelby: to deal in produce, poul try, supplies, etc.; authorized capi tal stock $25,000, subscribed stock. $10,000; by Alvin Hardin, of Sheluv. Jacob Udell. Abraham Levine and others of Philadelphia. Pa. Crawford Chevrolet Adds New Workers The Crawford-Chevrolet Company announced today that new mem bers have been added to the organ ization, both in the sales depart ment. One of these is T. R. Gold, who for seven years has been iden tified with the Shelby Steam Laun dry; and the other is Bright Rat teree, of Kings Mountain, who for years was connected with a Kings Mountain banking organization. , How Stowaway Told Hi* Parent* Cafayetle Ijotel anil doltavn IHMrtMUWI IVU**' *« •nit Cutut liatt. •■Hi W is; w s. 9 ^ atA< GAA-4*Lj? Fjavh- • sCZX-ctf u->n, aZ/O^'q 0~yys oLr srUf'1' -jjiti s%ni 9<L dJL *g~*£~r --- O^ca^xA. <iK«f ^OisiLj ^a. QhaA, 0-y^JL /tL+J? Jj^d\ '»KJ *>*'-«. U* =*M Crv+tf**”*** <9 Qstrs. dlolstfXa *A- ^ J^*uy-LA^ -0 Zauw cH»~ ynyMcJ\. » ^ACa^e, dle~ — o v • JR*- d^JJL zM* ^ ^ r** GtiUu • This letter would have given any mother and father a ahock. The call of adventure seized Arthur Schreiber and thia note is the way he took of telling his parents of Portland, Me., he was soaring over the ocean in the “Yellow Bird,” the first aerial stowaway. The note reveals that the youth intended to stow himself on the “Green Flash” on its flight to Rome, (International Noworaal) Negro Congressman Sends No Invitation To N. C. Republican Plan A Garnishee Of Wages For Poll Tax Not Paid Here ThMe who have not paid their poll tax In Cleveland coun ty for 1928 should keep an eye on their pay check this Satur day and next. It was announced at the office of Sheriff Irvin M. Alien tod^v that papers were being prepared to garnishee the wages of ail county citizens who have not paid their poll tax. At the same time it was stat ed that personal property on which 1928 tax has not been paid will be seized. The opinion held by county officials is that it is unfair to sell the property of a man who has property but has not paid the tax when men who have no property on which to pay tax evade paying their poll tax and personal property tax. Whoopla! Town Well Is Working For Thirsty Now This is good tidings for the thirs ty, especially for the thirsty Shel by and Cleveland county people who have been accustomed to quench ing their thirst at the bubbling fountains of the artesian well on the court square. The well is working again! Some days back the pump motor on the square well burned up, but last night a new motor arrived and City Electrician Ted Gordon and Fireman McCaskey labored last night installing the new motor, and today the water is bubbling again from the several fountains scatter ed about the square. Negro Congressman Blacklists Prit chard In Sending Out His Invitations. Washington. — Representative George M. Pritchard, Republican member of congress from the tenth district, has been blacklisted by Representative Oscar De Priest, negro member of congress from Chi cago. Pritchard'* refusal to take an office adjoining that of De Priest occasioned the black list, Representattive De Priest also blacklisted Representative Albert H. Vestal, Republican from Indian*, because the latter’s wife tried to keep the former’s wife from becom ing a member of the Woman's Congressional club. De Priest's wife has not yet applied for membership, but her appearance at a White House tea is taken to mean that she will also make her debut in congressional social affairs. It is composed of wives of congressmen. The blacklisting of two Republi can members of the house by Rep resentative De Priest became known when he sent invitations to all Re publican members of the house ex cept Pritchard and Vestal to attend a benefit musicale and reception to be held by Washington negroes Fri day night at the Washington audi torium. Lee Keeps Hitting On Columbus Team Cline Owens Lee, former Shelby High star, is still hitting over .5500 with the Columbus team in the Southeastern league. In Monday's game with Selma he secured a sin gle out of three trips to the plate Afield he handled eight chances, perfectly but’'' errored the ninth chance, a hard grounder. It was his first error in 20 chances received in <ust two games. His barfing average so far is .571. June Weddings Fail To Hold Up Even At Gaffney’s Gretna Green .Tune isn’t such » rip-roaring month of brides and wedding whoo pee even at the nearby Gretna Green at Gaffney, S. C„ according to The Gaffney Ledger. Yet what few Cleveland county couples are being married this month are getting married there. According to The Ledger approxi mately 100 couples were married at Gaffney last December and during the Christmas season but with half of June, the bridal month, gone less than 50 couples have been m.y ried there. In the marriages there last week were the following Cleveland coun ty couples: Robie Forest Brackett, of Shelby, and May Elsie Grigg, of Lawndale; John Patterson, of Shelby, and Alda McSwain, of Lattimore; Grady Mor rison and Ollie Hamrick, both of Grover. $20,000 Arrives Here For Civil War Veterans Srml-Annual Pension Cheek* Now Being Distributed By Superior Court Clerk. Payday (or the Confederacy, what, is left of it, has arrived again. Mr, A. M. Hamrick, clerk of Su perior court here, has this week pension checks totalling $21,105 to be distributed among the Confed erate veterans of Cleveland county and their widows. The checks are divided as follows: Cheeks of $182 50 each of 74 living veterans: checks of $100 each for three living colored bodyguards; checks of $150 for 12 disabled wtd- , ows of veterans: checks of $50 each j for 112 widows of veterans. One check for $100 came in for a colored bodyguard who served dur ing the war with his master, but too old fellow. Phil Roseboro, one of the first negroes to receive a Confeder ate pension from the State of Nor'h Carolina, is now in the state hos pital at Goldsboro. The checks come in twice each year, which is to say that the vet erans and their widows of this county draw a total annual pension of $42,210. Veterans and widows should ap ply in person at the office of the clerk for their checks, but if unable to do so they should send an order with a relative or friend for the money. W. F. Sisk Passes, Buried On Tuesday Noble Citizen Of No. 5 Township Is Buried At Saint Paul Where He Was A Steward. The remains of Mr. W. P. Sisk, who for 30 years was a steward of the St, Paul Methodist church tr No. 5 township was burled In the oemetery there Tuesday, services being conducted by Rev. J. E. B. Houser of Cherryvllle, Rev. Prank Armstrong of Wilkesboro and his pastor, Rev. Paul Townsend. Mr. Sisk died Monday at the age of 68 years and five months after an Ill ness of three months. He was a farmer and one of the noblest citi zens In that community, father of four children who stand high in the sections where they live. The sons are Prof. Horace Sisk, superintend ent of the Wilkesboro schools, Prof. Claude Sisk, superintendent of the Belmont schools, Mrs. W. C. Murray and Mrs. John W. Yelton, both of the St. Paul community. Mr. Sisk was married to Mary Erwin, daughter of the late Prof. Ira Erwin. She preceded him to the grave four years ago. Four brothers and three sisters living in Gaston county also survive, together with ten grandchildren. In early life Mr. Sisk Joined the St. Paul Methodist church where he was a most faithful member, serv ing as a steward for thirty years. Other stewards of the church who were friends and neighbors, served as pall bearers. A large crowd and a beautiful floral tribute attested the high esteem in which he was held. Mrs. Catherine Hicks Be Buried at Union Funeral Thursday. Died At Home Of Her Son-In-Law Lloyd An thony, Mill SupL Mrs. Catherine Hicks died tills morning at six o'clock at the home of her son-in-law Lloyd Anthony, overseer at the Belmont mill after an illness of six months with heart trouble. Mrs. Hicks was 69 years of age and since the death of her hus band about 35 years ago, she had been making her home alternately with her two children, Mits' Lloyd Anthony and Mr. Charlie' Hicks of the Belmont mill community. Four sisters and eight grandchil dren also survive. Mrs. Hicks was a member of the Union Baptist church where the funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at two o'clock with interment in the ceme tery there. Mrs. Hicks was a beautiful rharacter and a devoted mother, rearing two fine children. Three children preceded her to the grave. The funeral services tomor row afternoon will be conducted by Rev. T. B. Johnson and Rev. D, G. Washburn. LAWNDALE LEAGUE TO GIVE PLAY AT DOVER The Lawndale Epworth league play, “The Path Across the Hill,” will be given at the Dover Mill school Saturday evening, June 22, at 8 o'clock, Dr. Chas. E. Brewer To Speak Monday Dr. Charles E Brewer, president of Meredith college. Raleigh, and one of the outstanding leaders in the educational work of the state, will deliver a public address at the high school auditorium in Shelby on Monday night June 24 at 8 o'clock. Dr. Brewer speaks under the auspices of all the Junior Or der councils of Cleveland county, and will doubtless be heard by a large crowd. The public is not only invited, but urged to attend and hear this fine Christian leader. Music for this occasion will be furnished by the Shelby Junior string band of 12 pieces. This is considered one of the best string bands In this section. The Shelby I Junior Order quartette will also sing at the meeting. Houser Likely To Receive Big Prohibition Job Former Shelby Man May Get Ben Sharpe Position With Federal Forces. Evon Ii Houser, who formerly liv ed in Shelby and was employed by The Star Publishing company cud now a citizen of Dallas, in Lincoln county, where he has served as mayor, may succeed the late Een Sharpe as deputy administrator in charge of prohibition enforcement in Western North Carolina, accord ing to Charlotte reports. Mr. Houser so far has had noth ing to say about the possibility that he will receive the appointment, but IThe Observer article says: Evon L. Houser of Dallas, an agent of many years’ experience in prohibition enforcement under the late Ben C. Sharpe, will succeed Mr. Sharpe as deputy administrator in charge of enforcement in western North Carolina, it was reliably learned here. As soon as Mr. Houser, who has been agreed upon by Republican leaders throughout this district and has the endorsement of Congress man Charles A. Jonas of Lincoln ton. has been officially appointed by R. Q. Merrick of Richmond, ad ministrator of the Carollnas arid Virginia, and is accepted by pro hibition enforcement officials at Washington, he will take over the office to which David B. Paul of Charlotte has been appointed tem porarily, it was explained. Mrs. Mary Settle Sharpe, widow of the former enforcement official, had been tendered the appoint ment, but she declined it in a state ment in which she expressed her gratitude for the honor, but ex pressed the conviction that the re sponsibility would be larger than she feels physically able to under take. Mr. Houser has had much exper ience dn prohibtion enforcement work and will make an efficient deputy administrator, friends her* declared. He is one of the veteran men of the department and has been (Continued on page eight.) TOMMY HARRILL BACK ON GREENSBORO TEAM Tommy Harrill, Cleveland coun’y boy and former State college star, is back In the lineup for the Greens boro team In the Piedmont league —and how. After being suspended for 10 days Harrill was returned to centerfield when Rimmer was re leased. In Monday’s game his two bagger in the last inning won the game, while yesterday he duplicated with a double in the ninth and won for Greensboro. j City Prepart Entertain v\ Negro Killer Out On Bond After Trial Preliminary Hearing For Cliff Full enwider Tuesday Morning. Shot Brother-in-law. Cliff Fullenwlder, middle-aged negro man. who Sunday afternoon shot and killed Forrest Wilson, his young brother-in-law. in the churchyard at Hopewell colored colored church above Shelby, was released under a $5,000 bond here following a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning before Judge Horace Kennedy. The bond was made by Mr. Ever ett Alexander, well-known farmer, for whom Fullcnwider, credited with being a hard-working negro, was making a crop. Witness Heard. The state had several witnesses summoned for the preliminary, but only one, Charlie Anderson, color ed boy, who claimed to have been with Wilson w'hen he was shot, was used. Attorney Peyton Mr.Swaln. counsel for Fullenwlder. used sever al witnesses who were at the scene of the killing to support his ap parent plea of self defense, along with several well known farmers who gave Fullenwlder a good char acter and declared that his wife, sister of the slain negro youth, had caused him most of the trouble he had been In. The version of the killing related by Anderson was somewhat differ ent from the first version told to officers here and differed, too, from the version given by the witnesses used by the defense. According to Anderson he and Wilson had start ed to get In his (Anderson's) cir (Continued on page eight.) Early Biscuit Making Caused A Booze Find If Police Chief McBride Poston happens to visit your home along about mid afternoon some day, do anything but start making biscuits. He might wonder at the odd hour of preparing a meal. Anyway, he became curious Mon day over such actions and his curi osity brought about another booze case for Recorder Horace Kennedy to hear. The police chief and some of his officers visited a Shelby home with the idea that there might be some of the descendant beverage of that famous old Carolina drink, "moun tin cawn,” stored about At first the search failed to prove successful but when the officers approached the kitchen they noticed that the housewife all of a sudden decided to start cooking supper and one of her first moves was to make dough. "Mighty early to start making biscuits for supper,'* the chief thought to himself as he scratched his hpad and looked about. "Won der what the big idea is?" The thought struck him that he might take a peek in the kitchen cabinet. He did, and there he found what they were looking for. The kitchen cabinet find resulted in a suspended sentence and a $50 fine in county court yesterday for the man of the house. City Board Issues $15,000 In Bonds Bond Issue For Water System In 1927 Insufficient To Com plete Extension, Shelby’s new city board last night decided upon its first bond issue since taking office, and the minutes of the meeting re cord the fact that an order was made for the issuance of $15,000 in bonds for the completion of the extension of the city water system. On December 8, 1927, accord ing to the minutes there was a bond issue of $25,000 for the ex tension of the water system. "We find that this amount Is insufficient to complete the work," the new city fathers wrote before making the new is sue. As yet no chief has been nam ed for the city fire department —the delay, it is said, hinging about two things: the hope to please the volunteer department and also to maintain the fire department on a level calculat ed to prevent an increase in the i city insurance rate. Committee* Spanish-Amerw ^ enna July At a meeting of repre*. of various civic organization Shelby here yesterday commits were named and plane were laits for the entertainment of 700 or mo.*e Spanish-American war veterans la their state encampment here July 8-9 Capt. H. B. Edmunds, of Char* lotte. acting commander of the or ganization of veterans in the state, has been here this week laying plans for the event, and it Is gen erally expected now that between 700 and 1.000 people will be hoi's for the two-day gathering. With a known hotel capacity of 300 to turn over to the veterans it will mean I hat several hundred of the visitors will have to be entertained In the private homes of Shelby and a committee has been appointed to take care of the housing. Plan Barbecue. Shelby’s part, of the general en tertainment. other than the cus tomary hospitality, will be the giv ing of a big barbecue and chicken dinner Tuesday night, July •. The cost of this complimentary barbecue for the visitors and the decoration of the city will run into a tidy little sum and tomorrow Thursday, the rinance committee of the general entertainment committee will make a canvass of the business houses at the town seeking contributions. Jt is reasoned that the 700 or more vis itors will spend a considerable amount of money while here fo? two days and that since there is no chamber of commerce functioning the entire town should join together in putting over the barbecue. The finance committee which will han dle these details is composed of R, E. Campbell, chairman; R. T. Lie Grand. c. D. Moore, and T. H. Aberaethy, jr. other Committee*. Other committees named yester day from the local organisation of war veterans, the Klwanis. Rotary, and Woman's club, the Merchants association, the American Legion post, and the Boy Scout organize* tion. follow: General committee: J. F. Jenkins, chairman, Mike H. Austell, secre tary. Entertainment: H. A. Logan, chairman; Paul Webb, Porreet Esk ridge, C, B. McBrayer, Grady Love lace, Dr. Tom Gold, and Max Washburn. Housing: A. D. Brabble, J. T'. Rob erts. and H. A. Logan. Publicity: Renn Drum. Decorations: Dr. J. S. Dortoh, chairman; Fred Morton. Other members to be named by chairman. Woman's club: Mrs. J. T. Jen kins. and others to be named. Boy Scout patrol: Lee B. Weath ers, chairman; Hugh Arrowood. V. C. Mason, and Henry Edwards. Transportation: C. L. Eskridge, chairman ;C. C. Blanton, Henry Massey, and J. C. Alexander. About Housing. Shelby citizens who can entertain some of the veterans and members of their famlliee, or rather i**n give them rooms for one or two nights are urged to telephone Capt. J. F. Roberts, or other members of the housing committee, and state how many they can give rooms, The veterans and all visitors expect to pay for all meals and will pay for rooms in all private homes if de sired. Organize Auxiliary. At a meeting to be held to the Woman’s club here Monday night an auxiliary of the Spanish-Amer ican veterans organization is to be organized among relatives of Cleve land county veterans. Wives, daugh ters. sisters, mothers, and daughters in law are eligible for membership and all such relatives of Spanish American war veterans In the coun ty are asked Uf attend the meeting. Sinclair Not To Return Thi* Fall Music*] Director Plans To Taka Pother SchooBnjr At Colum bia University. Prof. W. T. Sinclair, musical di rector for the Shelby high school, who led the Shelby band to state honors last year, will not likely re turn to Shelby next fall although he was reelected by the echool board. This was learned here yes terday while Prof. Sinclair was in town just before leaving for New York where he will enter school at Columbia university. His departure, he said, might be in the nature of a leave of absenoe provided that after a year’s study at Columbia he is still needed bent

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