New York Parent-Tearhers Instruc
tions Tassed To Patrons Of
The Parent-Teacher assocliUons
Of greater New York have set up
some suggestions to parents that
would b^ equally valuable In Shelc
by. I am passing them on ip the
hope that you will be helped by
them. They follow:
Arrange the breakfast and lunch
hours so that there is no rushing
at home or to school.
Encourage punctuality and regular
attendance, no* permitting trifles
See that the children are dressed
simply, neatly, modestly, and suit
ably in accordance with the weath
Insist upon children under four
teen having at least ten hours'
find out how much time shouIJ
he devoted to home work and see
that It Is dons.
provide * quiet place for homo
Itudy, with good light and ventlla
wmp WANT'TO 1
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'hnytHfog about gas quality
and purity you’ll find SIN
CLAIR gas and OPALINE
oil an open book. The su
periority of these products
has established for them a
reputation that has never
been challenged. Always
ask for SINCLAIR
OPALINE oil to
tion. Prevent Interruptions as far as
Show an Interest in the children’s
school work, athletics, and other
Visit the classroom during: Aw
ican education week, and at ather
times, for a better understanding of
Do not criticize the teachers or
school at all within the children’s^
hearing. Always hear both sides of
every question and ask the teacher
Instill in the children habits of
obedience and respect for author
Picture the school as a nappy,
desirable place, rather than as one
children should dread.
Keep in mind that the schools
offer unlimited opportunities ic
those who take advantage of them
parents as well as pupils.
Plan to meet other parents in the
school. It will help you understand
your children better. Mothers should
arouse the Interest of fathers in *r.e
school activities and get th»ir co
operation. If there is a parent
teacher association in your chil
dren’s school, Join It. If tnere is
none, why not form one? Intelli
gent cooperation brings sp’^ndid
results to all.
B. L. SMITH, Sup’t.
Defunct Bank To Re-Open.
This week see* a reopening of the
matter of the Bank of Wilkes Coun
ty, at Wllkesboro, which Institution
failed in 1927, with the hearing of
charges against several defendants
whoee signatures were said to hpve
been on notes that were found in
the vaults of the bank. The failure
of this bank resulted in the loss of
thousands of dollars to Wilkes coun
ty citizens. Investigations by the
North Carolina Corporation com
mission have resulted In the hear
ings In progress this week. Clem
Wrenn, former president of the
bank. Is now serving a sentence of
from nine to twelve years In the
state prison at Raleigh for alleged
mla-dealings In the affairs of the
W Claire To Marry?
New York.—Claire Windsor, ot the
Screen, Is wearing a big diamond on
the forefinger of her left hanl and
Anthony J. Tsaklakls, wealthy law
yer of Alexandria, Egypt, is visiting
her. Engaged? Claire, arm in hie
smiled and remarked that she and
“Tony" recently attended a dance
and had a nice chat with Bert
Lytell, her former husband, and his
fiance, Grace Mencken. •
JLondon—The number of divorces
hero last year was 4,018, the high
est on record. Evidently restriction
of publication of testimony was a
; ADMINISTRATOR’S SALE.
“Pursuant to an order of the su
perior court, made in special pro
ceeding entitled “F. L Hoyle, ad
ministrator et al vs. Izella Swink,
et al" by the clerk of superior court,
the undersigned will sell to the
highest bidder at the court house
'door in Shelby on
Monday, November 4. 1929 at 12
h’elock or within legal hours, the
following described real estate:
lot No. 3, in No. 11 township, on
the head waters of Wards creek,
adjoining lands of lot No. 2 and
others: Beginning on a stone, then
N. 1 E. crossing the branoh 51 poles
to a small hickory; then N. 27 W.
10 poles to a stone In old line; then
S, 71 W. 66 poles to a stone: then
wtth division line of No. 3 and 10
42 poles to a stone: then N. 68 E.
40 poles to a past oak: then S. 89
E. 32 poles to the beginning con
taining 28 acres more or less. Said
land being conveyed to Scott
Wright by deed by his father and
mother, Peter and Viney Wright
the first day of February, 1919,
which was recorded in book 3-M.
page 12 of deeds, of the office of
the register for Cleveland county,
Terms of sale: One-half cash on
day of sale balance January 1, 1930.
title reserved until all purchase
money Is paid.
This October 2. 1929
F. L. HOYLE. Administrator
of Scfctt Wright's Estate.
Under and by virtue of the au
thority contained In a certain deed
of trust given by Burgan Hamrick
and wife, Hester Hamrick to the
South Shelby Building and Loan
association, which deed of trust is
of record in the office of the reg
ister of deeds of Cleveland county.
North Carolina, in book 140 at page
125; default in payment of the in
debtedness secured by said deed of
trust having been made, the un
dersigned trustee will sell at public
auction to the highest bidder for
cash at the court house door in the
town of Shelby on
November 5, 1929 at 4 o'clock p. m.
the following described real estate;
Beginning at a stake in the cen
ter of the Southern Railroad. Mrs.
S. R Hamrick’s corner: thence wits’
her line Smith 50.40 East 774 feet
to a stone in said line; thence three
new lines, vus: South 74 1-2 West
t80 feet to a stake in the rood;
then with the road North 65 1-5
West 118 feet to a stake; thence
with the road North 81 1-3 West
1 246 feet to a stake in the center
. »f the Southern railroad: thence
with same North 9 i-2 West 461 fee;
to the beginning,' containing about
This 26th dav oi September 19?S
lOLUCII ID KNOB
School Truck Come* Near Sunning
Into Washout. Cotton Picking
(Special to The Star.'
Toluca, Oct. 10.~We are having
some pretty weather now for which
everybody Is thankful after so much
rain. Tire cotton Is opening up since
the sunshine is on it and is not so
hard to pick as it was a few days
ago. The big rains washed the bildfre
away on the creek on N. C. 182 on
Mr. Anderson Smith’s place. One
of the school buses and Knob Creek
with its load of school children if it
had not had good brakes.
The Woman’s Missionary society
division will meet at Carpenters
Grove church on next Sunday at
2:30 o’clock. Everybody is invited to
Sunday school at Carpenters
Grove has been changed from 0:30
to 10 o’clock, also the teachers
meeting haa been changed* from
Wednesday night until Just <?ft»r
Sunday school each Sunday, ercept
the third Sunday, preaching day it
will be 9:30. The teachers will soon
begin a study course in a book
“Winning to Christ.” Rev. W. O.
Camp, the pastor, will teach the
Mr. Henry Queen has the contract
and Is painting the handsome new
home of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Boy
Miss Fannie Burns spen: last
Sunday with Miss Mlttie Sabi.
Frank Buff the 14 year olu son
of Mr. and Mrs. John Buff was
buried at Zion Hill last Sundry at
2:30 p. m. amid a crowd of sorrow
ing relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Odus Sain of Char
lotte were the dinner guests at the
home of their parents Mr, and Mrs.
A. A. Sain on last Sunday, and also
visited at the home of their uncle
Mr. S. D. Sain Sunday p. m.
Moet of the Toluca folks attended
the singing at North Brook .'to. 1
Miss Mabel Barber spent last
Sunday at the home of her uncle
and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Hoyle.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Costner *pei.'
last 8unday afternoon at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Carpent.r.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Seagle snent
last Sunday at the home of Mrs.
Seagle's sister, Mr. and Mrs. E. L.
Mrs, Thurman Saln’s injury is
improving some at this writing.
Mrs. Dovie Costner spent last
Sunday afternoon at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Plato Ledford.
Mr. and Mrs. Femister Huss of
Catawba county visited at the home
of their grahdfather, Mr. S. D
Sain last Sunday.
Miss Vaunita Boyles. Mesdames
Jane Mostella and Louisa Bo vies
spent last Saturday afternoon witn
Mrs. S A. Sain.
Mr. L. M Williams of Catawba
county spent several days the past
week in this community visiting.
Mr. Alvin Deal spent last Sunday
Preaching at Laurel Hill next
Sunday at 11 a. m. by J. M. Morgan
New Fashions Oust
Old Flapper Slouch
Paris.—The flapper slouch, some
times called the caterpillar crawl, is
a thing of the past believe clothes
New styles call for flat backs,
chests up and hips firm. The old
lolling postures, don’t give-a-darn
slump and who-cares curve of tHfe
back and torso •’date” every woman
who indulges in them, chic coutur
iers are counseling their clients.
The new stance is a free ami sup
ple carriage with shoulders squared
but not rigid, hips well under con
trol, head back and chin slightly li
the air The fashionable new walk
exposes the curves of the body with
out exaggerating them. Too much
non-chalance is bad for chic now
that “ladylike" clothes are the Paris
Such a email thing as a coa. col
lar is having a decided influence on
improved carriage among w-irmn
who buy at the most exclusive
houses. It trims wrap-around coats
but instead of terminating lust
above the hip to be held in the well
known left handed clutch of the
past few seasons, the new oollur
ends high under the left arm a: id
is gripped by the upper arm.
The coat closes well around to
ward the back, on the left ride,
thus carrying out the plhcess, body
hugging lines the best designers ere
promoting. To wear these revealing
lines correct carriage is essential.
Another effect of the coats with
the new collars Is a change In the
form of handbags. With the left a’-m
occupied in holding the coat closed
It is harder to carry a flat envelope
bag under the left arm, its usual
Handbags with straps and handles
! are coming back into vogue is a re
sult, and some designers are making
an effort to revive the old nKici le
type of handbag for afternoon use
Komaucc Still Lurks in South Seas
Says California Explorer on Keluru
After a Two*Year"* Cruise in a Sailing Vessel, Harvey S. Bisaell
and Hia Family Come Back i" Los Angeles with Many
Strange Tales of Adventure Off the Beaten Track.\
Left to right ere Dorothy Bissell, Ann Bissell, ffarrey S. Bissell, Mrs.
Bissell end Captain Victor Brisson, as they arrived in Los Angeles harbor.
after a two years trip to the South Seas. Below is the schooner yacht
“Wanderlust" in which the party took the cruise. iniaraatkmal Mamr**!
DESPITE reports to the con*
trary, romance still lurks in
the South Seas, according to
Harvey S. Bissell, wealthy Los An
geles explorer, who has just re
turned from a two year’s cruise of
.the land of childlike natives and
Two years ago he and his family
(pictured above) left Los Ajjgeles
in the schooner yacht “Wanderlust”
and sailed westward in search of
adventure. They touched at islands
fiever before visited by white men
and in many instances their ship
was the first that had been seen by
the natives. Traveling more than
36,000 miles off the beaten track
they saw many strange sight* and
are enthusiastic about the rani sim
plicity and childlike candor if the
natives they found in the little j
islands which lie concealed fmo the
larger and better known croups, i
“Romance lurked everywhere," ac
cording to Mr. Bissell. “ The na- j
tives were in the raw, so to speak,
and had not sue'eumbed to the vices
and diseases brought to the other
island tribes by the inroads of the
white traders. We hope to return
to the South Seas next year."
Girls Dress Well
On $15, Test Shows
May Have Seven New Dresses Ter
Year And Her Paint And
N. Y. World.
If a elrl makes only $13 a .reek
she still may have' seven new dresses
a year, and spend $3.30 on- cos
metics, the prize whining clot sing
budgets of -the Business Girls Con
Miss Adeline Evans Lelser, chair -
j man of the competition, announce!
I the winners at the Exposition of
| Women’s Arts and Industries in the
A department store information
clerk, a clerical worker, a typ1-/, a
sales clerk, and a switchboard op
erator were the first five in the var
ious salary classes, and one of these
was grand prize winner. Three hun
dred and thirty-six girls were en
tered. The girls making from $13 to
$35 spent about a fourth of l heir
earnings on clothes and the aver
age number of dresses for ea:ii girl
is between eight and nine a year, i*
was shown. 'She has two or ’.are.'
coats, four or five hats, five pairs of
shoes and eighteen pairs of stock
me grana prize winner is ivm.>
N. Bartlett, who the judges believ
ed had everything she neeiiea for
a total of $290.69. She had firht
dresses, one for afternoon or diii’ie-.
She had two and three of earh
type of underthin^, and four pairs
of lisle stockings to eight silk ones.
In the *15 to $19 a wee* class
Rose Cohen was winner. She spent
$150 for clothes and included sev.-n
dresses, with one for evening cost
ing $7.50. Her cosmetics cost her
*3.30; her jewelery, 20 cents. tw >
purses. $4; three coats Rnd a neat
er, *38.50. and seven pair of shoes,
including four pair of patent leath
er ones, boudoir slippers, oveisho >
and rubbers for $22.
Helen Harriet Tourner won in the
I $20 to $24 class. She had twenty
pairs of stockings at *1 apieo :. six
silk dfesse for *42; a wintir coal
costing $50 and four other wans:
three boxes of powder and roughs
for $3.02; jewelry worth $3, and a
cleaning bill of $21. Her total was
In The Upper Classes.
In the *25 to *29 class Margaret
F. Welnland spent $288.75 for
clothes. Her seven dresses included
only one that C06t less than $10.
She had three of the popular $5 fe;t
; hats and fifteen pairs of stockings
at $1.63 apiece. Her underwear cos'
her only $18, but she paid $3 for a
handbag, and had three pairs of
gloves at $2 apiece. She had three
pairs of shoes, suede, patent leather
and kid, but they cost $7.50 a pair.
. In the highest budget, for girls
earning from $30 to $35. Lillian V.
Wartman spent $425. She had ten
dresses, costing from $29.50, for an
evening dress, to summer dres as
for about $5. Her winter coat ervi
her $125. and she had six pairs of
shoes, Including a pair especially for
Evening. She had four pairs of
gloves for $10. and an umbrella for
$5. Her underthings cost her S.?9.4X
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Want* Teetli in Law
Senator Sheppard, of Texas," one of
the ardent Democratic sponsors of
Prohibition, offered an amendment
in the Senate to make the purchaser
of Iftjuor equally liable with the
seller. His proposal is believed to
have little chance of adoption dur
ing this session of Congress.
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FOR SALE BY
McEnight. & Co. Inc.
SHELBY, N. C.
35,000 Acre Tract Will Be Made
Available For Public
Raleigh.—Establishment of the
first public shooting ground ir.
state-owned property in North
Carolina has been made possible
with the passage of a resolution
by the state board of public instruc
tion turning over control of Holly
Shelter Swamp, Pender county, to
the department of conservation and
development, Colonel J. W. Harrel
son, director has announced.
The 35,000 acre tract will be used
as a game refuge and public shoot
ing ground, under plans made by
Director Harrelson and State Game
Warden C. H. England. The conser
vation officials propose to reserve a
central area of approximately 10,000
acres as a game refuge and to make
the remaining 25,000 acres'available
to the public for shooting grounds.
The Hooley Shelter tract is al
ready well stocked with game, ac
cording to the conservation officials,
We’ve sold our lease and
fixtures, we must move out
by Christmas, put the stuff
out and let ’er go, cut pric
es to Rock Bottom. I do not
want a thing in this store
when Santa Claus comes.
So There You Are
Orders From The
and believe me I’m going
to carry out orders. WMt
and see. Save your money.
It’s coming and red hot.
Our store will be closed
Monday, Tuesday and Wed
nesday of next week.
9 O’CLOCK A. M.
WE OPEN AGAIN
With a sale that will be a
Sale of Sales, and at a time
you want it most. Our
friends and customers will
save thousands of dollars
by buying here during our
closing out sale. WAIT—
COME — SAVE YOUR
MONEY IN ORDER TO
JOE NASH, M«r.
the principle species being deer,
wild turkeys, quail and others.
The coarser vat ion department
plans, according to officials, to be
gin immediately to lay out the cen
tral area wheromo hunting will be
permitted and to designate the
area in which the public may -.ake
Acquisition of the new refuge
brings the number of acres in the
state game refuge system well over
a quarter of a million. Public shoot
ing grounds surround game refuges
on National Forest lands in western
North Carolina, but the Holly Shel
ter refuge is the first to be establish
ed on state-owned land. With the
new game birds and animat, the
new refuge already well stocked
with game birds and animals, *he
most important duty in maintaining
the supply, according to officials,
will be in protecting the game 'n
the central santuary in which
hunting will be prohibited.
Washington, D. C.
Friday Oct. 18,1929
Round Trip Fare
Shelby, N. C. $13.00
Final Limit 5 Days.
Ask Ticket Agents.
“When I was a young
single girl I took Lydia E.
Pinkham’s Vegetable Com
pound because my mother did
and she gave it to me. Aftef
I married I took it before my
children were born and after
wards, and I have eight living
children. I am now a grand
mother and still take it and
still recommend it when any
one is tired and run-down.”—
Mrs. Alfred. Iverson, St. Ed
Lydia E, Piiikliam's
Star Advertising Pay '
Issac Shelby Flour
Is Used In Cleveland
County Than Any Other
Two Flours that are Sold
In This Section.
And Wholesomeness Are
Eagle Roller Mill Company
Oakland has made it easy for you
to compare features. In fact, Oak
land has made the comparisons it
self, tabulating the result
so that you can see at Jt glance what
you get in the Oakland All-American Six
as well as what you g^rin twenty other
cars of medium price.
Before you buy^oydir within $300 of Oak
land's price, be sure to come in and see the
complete results of these comparisons.
And when you hare seen them, we will
clinch the proof of Oakland superiority
with a demonstration—convincing you
beyond any question that this is America's
finest medium-priced automobile.
Proof that Oakland is*
America’s finest medium'
'The following facts were obtained from a com
parison of the Oakland All-American Six with
20 other medium-priced automobile*. All told,
878 individual comparisons were made. Of
these Oakland proved be distinctly superior
in 451 or 5147 per cent. The 20 cars combined
were at best equal to Oakland on 382 or 43.50
per cent. And 13 of the 20 were higher-priced
Only one car as low-priced as Oakland ha? a
wheelbase as long as Oakland’s, which is 117
inches. That car requires a turning circle to
the left of 42 feet as compared with Oakland V
38 feet. Six higher-priced ears hart shorter
Only Oakland and one other car in its field use
the fine type of brakes which Oakland employs.
And no car in the field equals Oakland’s 290
square inches of brake band area. Oakland’s
separate emergency brake operates on the
transmission. Seven cars in the field have no
separate emergency brakes, although three of
them exceed Oakland in price.
A. B. C. Motor * Tire Co.
SOUTH WASHINGTON ST . SHELBY. N. C. \
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AT I.-AMERICAN SIX
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