SHELBY, N. C. MONDAY, OCT. 14, 1929. 12 PAGES I TODAY By mall, per year (inadvance) $2.60 Carrier, per year (in advance) $1.00 ■.... .I) .BH1 MWiM— II, m Published Monday, Wednesday and Friday Afternoons LATENEWS THE MARKET. ' Cotton, per pound .. 17 ’-e Cotton Seed, per bo._42c Fair And Cool. Today's North Carolina Weather Report: Fair and continued cool to night. Tuesday fair. Beal To Testify. The peak of interest In the Ader holt trial in Charlotte will likely be reached this week when, according to reports, Fred Beal and other leaders in the striking group, charg ed with killing the Gastonia pol'ce chief, will take the witness stand In their own defense. Thousands Attend Morehead Funeral At Sharon Church Officials Of Southern Bell And Fellow Workers Attend Rites Of Drowned Man. Four officials and members of the two crews of linesmen of the South ern Bell Telephone and Telegraph company attended the funeral serv , ices Friday of Guy Morehead, young son of Mr. and Mrs. Seth Morehead who was drowned in a creek at Mc Adensville on Friday morning Oct. 4 when he was capsized in a boat in the high waters of the creek while clearing the lines of the tele phone company. Young Morehead was 20 year nine months and three days old. One of the largest crowds that ever gathered at Sharon Methodist church gathered to pay a tribute of respect to the young mah who was generally beloved. Services were conducted by Revs. Beverly Wiloon, R. L. Forbis, D. F. Putnam and a beautiful floral offering was in evidence. Honorary pall bearers were Blake Moore, L. B. Bryant, M. R. Cheath am, B. L. Beason and Rex Kenley. Active pall bearers were B#C. Lack ey the youth who was in the boat , with him at the time it capsized. A. P. Matlock. D. O. Kerley, John Gladden, Dclmas Kerley, Clifford Hines. Serving as flower bearers Vvere Johnnie, I!a Mae, Lucile, and Inez Morehead, Ruth. Opal and Oeneva Smith, Lucile Whisnant, Juan'ta Stowe, Nellie Sue Barnett, Aguolia Greene, Beulah Simmons, Mrs. Sam Thompson and Mrs. Ralpl\ Canipc. Junior Red Cross Chapter, Under Miss Webb In Conference Local Chapter Most Active In Western North Carolina. Miss Webb Speaks. Seventy-five or more delegates and representatives from prac tically every one of the 55 Red Cross chapters in Western North Carolina gathered in Gastonia last week for a regional conference, which was labeled by County Chair man E. S. Whitaker as “a most suc cessful and inspiring meeting.” A few of the chapters in the region had no representatives, but the vast majority of them sent delegates and reports of their activities. 40 From Shelby. The afternoon session, in the hands of the Junior Red Cross, was the most inspiring of the day. Mr. Banks Thomas, Wadesboro, was in charge of this session, which was turned over to Miss Selma Webb, Red Cross worker and prin cipal of. the South Shelby school, and her Junior chapter of 40 or more boys and girls. Miss Webb, in troduced by Ernest Witten, Gas tonia Junior member, spoke briefly on the junior work and the needs of this branch of the organization. Following her address, the 40 Jun iors from "the- South Shelby school putfon a most inspiring program foAttte gathered delegates. Repre sentatives from each class in the school, which boasts a 100 per cent membershlp'in\the Junior Fed Cross, told of the activities of his room and of the\good results of their Junior program; Miss Webb is chairman of the Junior work in Cleveland county, and is due con gratulations on the progress she has made in this endeavor. The South Shelby school chapter Is the most active in junior circles in the entire region. Negro Picks Close-In Place To Wreck Car ' Sam Black, driving his car out of town on highway No. 18 north over the week-end picked a place con venient to the hospital to wreck his car and fracture his arm. Sara left the cement Just north of th3 hos pital and demolished his car and bruised tip the occupants. Sam and Era Black, had their wounds dress ed at the hospital. s Then on Saturday night Leroy Eberhart turned his car over twice while driving in Freedom and suv talncd a bad cut on his shoulder. Plan To Form A County Club Tuesday Night Representative Men Of County In vited To Meeting To Con sider Club Here. A county club for Cleveland county, similar to the organization in Rutherford county, may be form ed at a meeting of representative citizens of all sections of the coun ty at the court house here tomor row, Tuesday, evening at 7:30 o’clock. An invitation has beent sent to numerous citizens of the county Dy the temporary organization com mittee—O. M. Mull, Lee B. Weath ers and J. H. Grigg—inviting tnera to attend for the purpose of consid ering the advisability of organizing si|ch a club, To Explain Working:. The invitation informs that 'the county club idea will be fully ex plained by a representative of the national county clubs association and a charter member of tho Ruth- i erford county club. It is merely a j county-wide civic club to promote every good thing for our county and to check all evils possible. We bo lieve that a live county cIud would mean much for Cleveland county. It would unite the county an-.l help in many other ways. “You are one of the few men sel ected to attend this meeting and wc hope that you will attend. No obli gations on your part and no cost to attend. L?t us urge you to be pres ent next Tuesday night. “If you have a neighbor or friend ] whom you consider public spirited and interested, bring him along." |Gov. Gardner 111 With Grippe After Return From Game Not Considered Serious But Will Be In Bed Several Days. Says \ Wife. Raleigh. Oct. 13.—Governor Gard ner, arriving home today from At lanta and Athens, Ga., where he attended football games Friday and Saturday and broadcast a message to University of North Carolina alumni Friday night, was put to bed soon after his arrival with a slight touch of grippe. His condition, Mrs. Gardner said is not at all serious, but the doctor advised him to stay in bed for V day or two. He had 101 degrees of temperature this afternoon. His ill ness is the result of getting too hot and cooling off too quickly while on the trip. The governor is not expected to be able to open the state fair and help dedicate the fair grounds and buildings at noon tomorrow or to take part in the electric light go' den jubilee when the flood lights are to be turned on the capitoi Tuesday night. Governor Gardner will probably be kept in bed two or three lays. Mrs. Gardner said. Paragon Closed VTil Opening On Thursday The Paragon department stoie is closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, making arrangements of the stock for the big sale which opens Thursday of this week. It will be recalled *hat the Paragon recently sold out the fixtures and sub-leased the bu'lct iing, to give possession January 1, so everything in the way of mer chandise will be offered in a great closing out sale beginning Thurs day of this week, some of the prices being announced in a four page ad vertisements in today’s Star. FLIES AT STATE FAIR M's* Annie Lanrls Underwood, Raleigh's only girl flyer, is among the saMBO aviators who will do stunt flying over the State Fair Grounds is Ka’.righ, during Homecoming Fair Week, October 14 to 19. Other exhibits of interest to aviation fans will be tl * sister ship of the fet, Louis Robin, holder of the world’s endurance fligh* rreoH. and the wind tunnel model exhibit, showing a minnlure plane in flight which p-oved to be the most popular feature St the National Air Nhow at Clevo und this auutu.n. Negro Fair Swings Open Its Gates In Shelby On Tuesday Highs Lose Close Game To Gastonia Whistle At End Of Contest Deprives Shelby Of Winning;- Score 7 To 6. Playing Coach Red Whisnanti. Gastonia eleven Sere Friday after noon the Shelby highs lost their third game of the year by a 7 to 5 score, but it was a muchly improv ed Shelby team which took the count, and which, too, came very near winning in the final minutes of the fray. Just before the game ended Shel by started a play streaking across the goal line, which would have nut the Morrismen ahead by one torch-' down, only to have the play halted by a toot from Referee Austell's whistle. Numerous might-have beens have arisen around the un expected whistle, said to have b»en untintentlonal upon the part of the official, but as it was the contest between the rivals of old was such a close contest as to keep the scores of supporters of both elevens un In the air. « Gastonia outplayed the local ele ven in the first half, but the tv/o final periods saw the gold jersaved kid team stage a comeback for top honors during the half. The visitors marker came in the opening quar ter when Thompson went over the line for a touchdown following a 20-yard pass from Gray to Steph enson. In the second quarter Gas i Continued on page two:) Boiling Springs Stages Great Comeback To Defeat Mars Hill Rackley's Eleven Overcomes Two Touchdown Lead. Cecil'.; Kick Wins. Staging a remarkable rally to overcome a two touchdown lead of the first quarter. Boiling Springe college eleven Saturday defeated Mars Hill at Mars Hill 16 to 14. The winning margin was made possible just 30 second before the end of the game when Bobby Cecil, brilliant end, dropkicked from the 25-yard line for three points Although seemingly licked with Mars Hill holding a 14-point lead when the second quarter began, the big Boiling; Springs eleven stas ted a rampage which brought two touch downs in the second quarter, Cnet ty going over for one and Boney for the other. One extra point was made, but the dropkick for the sec ond was a failure, and Mars Hill still lead by a point. Mars Hhl strengthened at that point and the two elevens did ' not Uneaten to score again until Cecil dropped back from end. just before the closing whistle, and booted his three points over the cross-bar in the style i .ade famous by his coach, Rackley, when the latter was winning gam.es for Wake Forest with his toe. The big Baptist line played poor tCoaUnued on page two.) Thousand* Are Expected To Attend From Nearby Countis. Salis bury Excursion. The gates to the .Cleveland Coun ty Negro Fair swing open Tuesday Oct. 15 and Rev. A. W; Foster, the fair secretary anticipates the larg est crowd that has ever attended a negro fair here: The special excur sion from Salisbury will be run over the Southern on Friday bring ing visitors from that city and rll intermediate points, while special rates will obtain on the Columbia and Marion division as far west as Marion which will no doubt bring many more. The Lawndale band will go to Salisbury in the morning of Oct. 18 and play on the train for the ex cursionists who are expected to ar rive in Shelby at 11 o'clock on that day. A feature of that day s pro gram will be a football game be tween the high school teams of Salisbury end Charlotte. First Day, School Day. Tuesday, the first day. will be public school day and on this day all school children from Cleveland and adjoining counties will be ad mitted free. Wednesday Is Ga'ton county day; Thursday is Lincoln county day and Friday is Ruther ford day, so it is expected that hundreds of visitors will be here from adjoining counties during the big event. Fair Runs Five Days. Foster, the secretary, announces that the fair will run for five days, opening on Tuesday the 15 and clos ing Saturday night Oct. 19. In 'ad dition to the usual farm, field and home exhibits, there will be horse racing, a fireworks display each evening at 8 o’clock and splendid free acts. Horse racing begins each day at 2 o’clock except Friday v hen the races starts at 1 o’clock. w The Midway. A splendid midway is promised with five rides, seven shows end forty nr more concessions. This show has played for a number of white fairs and Secretary Foster is confident that it will exceed any thing that has ever shown here at a negro fair in the past Legion Meeting To Be Held On Tuesday An important American legion meeting Is announced for tomorrow, to be held at the court house at 1:30 o’clock. This meeting of such moment that all Legldnalres arc urged to be ^resell: without fail. Cotton Figures Show Crop Late There were 2,357 bale*. »t cotton finned to October 1 this year as compared with t. 937 bales up to the same date a year ago, according to tig* ures Issued today by Miles H. tVare, cotton statistician for the l'. 8. department of agri culture. Bad weather and late ma turity are to be the cause for the lateness of the crop this year. Over 8,000 Cars In This County Statistics Show One Of The Big Counties In The State In Number Of Autos Owned. According to the report of the an- i tomobtle registration bureau in the [ state department of revenue, North ! Carolinians on October 1, owned and had patd the license tax on 476,467 automobiles, trucks and motorcycles Of these, 422,612 were automo biles, 52,623 and 1,222 motorcycles As has been the case for some time, Guilford county leads, due to the fact that two large cities, Greensboro and High Point, with other large communities, are locat ed in the county, which has a total of 25,675 automobiles. Mecklenburg is second with 23,850; Forsytn third with 19,579; Buncombe^ourth with 16,550, and Wake fifth with 15,730 The next five, making up the “bis ten,” in order, are Gaston, 11,175, Durham. 9,675; Rowan, 9,315; Cleve iana, »,w»u, ana Alamance, 8,too When it cornea to trucks, a shift is shown, indicating in a measure the amount of traffic handled by truck in the respective counties. Mecklenburg is head with 2,885 trucks; Ouilford second with 2.550. Forsyth third with 2,375; Bun combe fourth with 1,975, and Wake fifth srith 1.970. Tha naat five ate Durham, 1,350; Wayne, 1,175; John ston, 1,050; Gaston, 085, with New Hanover and Rowan tieing * for tenth place with 925 each. Clay foots the list with only 140 cars, Graham has 155, Dare 200. Tyrrell 480, Hyde 535, Avery 550, Yancey 600, Mitchell and Swain tie for eighth place with 875 each, Cam den has 750 and Alleghany 775. Davidson leads the second ten. being eleventh with 7,975, folloMed in order by Pitt, 7,575; Catawli, 6.985; Iredell and Rockingham, f> 975 each; Nash, 6,550; Wilson, 6.4i5; Johnston, 6,375; Edgecombe, 0,27iB. and Wayne, 6,260. Dare has 23 trucks. Clay. Hyde, and Swain, 80 each, Graham, 70, and Camden, 85. Parent-Teacher* In Meet Tuesday Night Associations Of City To Gather At High School Auditorium. 'Plan Work. A Joint meeting of all the Par ent-Teachers organizations in She' by will be held in the Central high school Auditorium here tomorrow Tuesday ijgght at 7;30 o’clock. At this meeting presidents of the various associations for each of the city schools will make their reports and will Join together in outlining the work for the present year. Children from each school will take part in an entertainment pro gram for the parents and teachers. Car Turns Over And Burns Here This Morn Thurman Smith Was Delivering Gasoline When Car Turned Over And Blazed Up. The Hudson car of Thurman Smith, an employe of the Ideal service station, was damaged by fire this morning about 6:30 o'clock when it turned over on Sumter street near the city ball park and caught on fire. Smith, it is said, was delivering some gasoline when the car turned over and presumably the gas caugnt on fire when it struck the exhaust or some other portion of the auto The damage to the car was about the top, the Shelby fire department answering the alarm. Worth About A Dollar. He—“I’m going to buy myself a harem.” It—“What do you mean? You can’t buy a harem, can you?” He—"Sure. I saw a ^ign at a gas station that said: 'Six gals, for a dollar.” John Lee Has Arm Tor Off When He Catches It In Cotton Gin Saw At Polkville NORTH CAROLINA MOTHER By PLATO TRACY DURHAM. (Dedicated to the People of Shell and Cleveland.) We stand to hail thy bugle name. Our Carolina fair; To tell in old and stately use The fealty we bear. To hold thine ancient honor high That we, thy children share. Thy beauty like a splendor brood*, With winds of mystery. On silvered sea and purple hills. And mountain majesty. In robes of gold and amethyst, That on thy bosom lie. Our fathers’ ashes make thy dust, Their names thine honor rolk Their brave and high adventuring The glory of thy sqjul; And we their children swear to keep Unblotted still the scroll. Brave were the saga days of old Through which thy story runs. America’s advance is marked By ashes of thy sons, Who held in field or council-hall, Or thunder of thy guns. And brave shall thy tomorrows be, For we.will not forget; With tears of sons’ fidelity Behold our eyes are wet. As with the beacons of the world Thy prophet light is set. Lord God, who led our fathers, lead Their fearless children on Til justice, love and light shall reign And all the night be gone, Til Day, full-orbed, advancing, glow Where flames her star of Dawn. * Baptists Get Homes For State Convention On* Thousand Visitors Will Be Tier* October 11 and It For Convention. With k thousand visitors expect ed tor the state Baptist convention which meets with the First Baptist church November 11, 12, ai d 1?. members of the First Baptist con gregation went out into the city yesterday to canvass the Baptist homes to determine just how many guests can be provided for. It is expected that fully 700 delegates will have to be carried for in homes and after the Baptist homes. arc canvassed, church people of other denominations will be asked to as sist in the entertainment. ‘The hotels will care for approximately 300 of the one thousand delegates and are offering reduced rates. The convention will be entertain ed on the popular “Harvard Plan.” That is, the delegates are expected to pay $1 a day for bed and break fast. The other two meals they will buy at the up-town eating places and at a dining room to be set up in the basement of the church Practically all delegates win b* preachers and laymen. There will be no women as they have ‘-heir own meeting at a different time ai.d place. O. M. Mull is chairman of the committee on entertainment end reports that the canvass yesterday was very successful, but incomplete as some of the canvassers were out of town. J. H. Mode Dies In Chesnee; Buried Here Former Citizen With Brother* fn Shelby Buried At Suncet Cemetery. Sunday afternoon, Mr. J.' H. Mode who was found dead in bed at his home in Chesnee, S. C. was buried in Sunset cemetery, after the fu neral services had been conducted from the residence of his brother, Mr. T. O. Mode by Rev. T. B. John son of LaFayette Street Methodist church. Mr. Mode who was 28 years and four months old had been in his usual health. During the nigh- Fri day he became sick and a physician was called. He improved and vent off to sleep, so his wife also retired. Next morning. however, he was found dead. Mr. Mode lived in Shelby for about two years and is survived by four brothers W. S., Robert L„ 7.1. V. antj T Mode, one sister. Mrs. Maury Smith. His wife also sur vives. CATTLE MISSING. Many head of cattle in Cleveland county forced to leave lowland pas tures during the high water period two weeks ago are still missing. One county farmer. D. M. Blan ton of Grover route 2, adveuists In The Star today that four he*d of young cattle, routed out of Ids pas tures by high water, are still miss ing Citizens Urged To Attend Meet Here Tonight In Fight On Cancet Drs. Harbison And Lattimore To Talk, Danger Of Cancer To Be Shown. When and how to fight cancer, or. rather, how to detect the dreaded disease at the outset will be dis cussed at a public meeting at tne court house here tonight at f o'clock with Cleveland county phy sicians sponsoring the movement. Preventive measures will alco t*s taken up. The county society of physicians urges that every citizen, man and woman, who possibly can, attend as thy saj, the only known ray to X fight cancer with success is to nre vent the start of the disease or to begin fighting it at the outset. To do this the public must be acquaint ed with the disease and proper pre ventive methods. Dr. J. W. Harbison and Dr E. B. Lattimore, members of the society of physicians, will 1>e the chief speakers at the meeting. ' Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Lail and chil dren of Lenoir were the dinner guests Monday of Mr. and Mrs J W. Silver. Miss Mollie Parmer of New mar.. Ga. spent the week-end with Miss Augusta Alexander Saved From Instant Death By HU Brother Clem Lea Who Was Standing Nearby. John Lee, prominent farmer of the Polkvllle -Lawndale src tlon and a member of the firm of Lee Brothers who operate a cotton fin fn that community, lost his left arm lato Friday evening when he was caught In the saws, at the Lee Brothers ■in. Except for the quick work <*f his brother, Clem Leo who was standing nearby, Mr. John Lee would have met instant death. Broach! To Hospital. Sr The victim wtth his arm cut. into ; hieds u high.** ths shoulder vat rushed to the Shelia hospital *a quickly as possible where * it was round that amputaMonof the limb was absolutely necessary. Although Mr. Lee was In the hospital la lees than thirty minutes after the meei dent, he suffered the fan of conald erable blood and wa* very weak to have to undergo the ahoofc of the operation. A blood transfusion was < resorted to and his condttfon this morning was as good as could be expected under the etrcumstances Brother Saves Him. When the accident happens i. Mr Lee was reaching In one of thg gin stands to bull out some motes. While his arm wss bent, the gin saw caught his sleeve at the elbow and pulled his arm above and below the elbow into the gin at the same time. Rapidly the saws ware drc . ing his body Into the machine and so wrapping his clothing that he would have been hurled over the gin stand to instant death. Seeing the horrible situation, hie brother Clem Lea, standing pear by. grabbed the fast movtng belt with his hand an* lerhed It off, stopping the mach i cry and pulling hia brother arav Mr. Clem Lee's hands were cut by j the moving belt as tt grabbed it with his naked palms. Quick as a car could be gotten, the bleeding body of Mr. Lee r.« rushed to the hospital. Mr. Lee is 45 years of age. Mrs. J. Y. Hamrick Buried Sunday At Boiling Springs Prominent Woman Of' BetUng Springs Died At Bern Of Bar Daughter In Charleston. A One of the largest crowds the! ever attended a funeral atr Bolling Springs Baptist church gathered Sunday to witness the last rites for Mrs. J, r. Hamrick Who died Sat. urday morning at 7 o’clock in Char leston. s. o. at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Hamrick was 74 years of age and had- been ill with kidney trouble for fire weeks of longer. ... Since the death of her husband Hon. J. Y. Hamrick, got of the sec tion's most influential men an4 state commissioner of labor and printing at one time, preceded her to the grave twelve years ago. Mrs Hamrick has been making her home alternately with her children since her husband's death. Before marriage Mrs. HaturtcS was Miss Kansas Byers, and a mem ber of one of the moet prominent families In this section. She was s fine Christian character and pos sessed a strong mentality. All whs knew her loved her and she exerted, a wonderful influence for good io the community. . Funeral Sunday. The funeral was conducted at 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon by Rev. J. L. Jenkins, Rev. I, D. Harriil and Rev. Mr. Moore of Sumter anl Vr body waa buried beside her .. la mented husband in the BU’.lr.s Springs church cemetery . Surviving are two daughters. Mrs. C. H. Hamrick of Charleston, S. C., Mrs. Andrei Barry, of Foun tain Inn, S. C„ three sons, Attorney Fred D. Hamrick of Rutherfo'dton, U. a Deputy Marshal Card Ham rick and Huff Hamrick. Two broth ers J. L. Byers of Mississippi and George Byers of Boiling Springs and two sisters, Mrs. A. H. Hamriik and Dear Old So<ui (Visiting her very sick brother)—"I’ve a very nice letter from Emily. She says she’s so sorry she ain’t able to come and see you. but she hopes to be able to come to the funeral." '