VOL. XXXV, No. 135
SHELBY, N. C. FRIDAY, NOV. 15, 1920
Published Monday, Wednesday and Friday Afternoons By mall, per year (in advance) fXM
_ Carrter, per year (In advance) >3.00
THE MARKET. '
Cotton, per pound__ 17c
| Cotton Seed, per bu. __45c
Rain And Colder.
1 Today's North Carolina Weather
Report: Rain tonight and Saturday.
' Colder Saturday and in west and
north portions tonight.
For Kings Mt.
Moll. Of Shelby, And Two Kings
Mountain Men On Committee
To Arrange Celebration.
. York, S. C. Nov. 15.—A steering
committee of fifteen, delegated the
power to nominate a central com
mittee to be appointed by the gov
I emors of North and South Carolina
; to have full charge of the sesqui
! centennial celebration of the Battle
of Kings Mountain to be held Octo
j ber 7, next year, was named at a
j meeting here Wednesday night to
' promote the enterprise.
The general committee will make
all plans for the celebration.
A hundred and fifty persons from
York and Cherokee counties in
; South Carolina and Cleveland, Gas
ton and Mecklenburg in North
Carolina were present.
Mrs. R. M. Bratton, regent of
Kings Mountain Chapter, Daugh
ters of the American Revolution.
York, called the meeting to order
and stated its purpose.
Members of the steering commit
South Carolina—York county,
Mrs. R. M. Bratton, Dr. J. B. John
json and V. Q. Hambright; Chero
i kee county. Dr. W. C. Hamrick,
! Lieutenant Governor Thomas
IBothwell Butler and J. F. Ilam
, North Carolina — Mecklenburg
county, C. O. Kuester, Dr. John R.
Irwin, Mrs. Ralph Van La.iding
ham; Cleveland county, Wylie H.
McGinnis, W. K. Mauney. O. M.
Mull; Gaston county. A. L. Bul
winkle. Mrs. W. D. Anderson, Mrs.
A. G. Myers.
j Clarence O. Kuester, business
manager of the Charlotte Cham
ber of Commerce, was named chair
man of the committee which will
; meet in Charlotte in a few days.
; Bring Dead Baby In
Car Here To Secure
, A Casket For Body
i Pedestrians Shocked To See Dead
Negro Child Carried In Rear
Seat Of Car.
A story of a rather gruesome -n
f'cident which took place on one of
j Shelby’s business streets Tuesday
‘morning was being related nere to
; During the morning two auto
j mobile loads of negroes, three men
and one woman, pulled u > to tha
curb, stopped, and inquired where
i they might buy a casket for i dead
ehild. Being given the desired in
j formation one of the men purchas
ed a casket, the seller no doubt
ithinking it would be taken to his
| home where the body likely was.
.and walked back to one of the two
'cars. It was then that passers-by
| were shocked at what they saw.
| Reaching one of the cars, a coach,
'the man placed the casket at one
‘side of the back seat, reached over
‘to the other side, picked up the
[body of a dead negro baby, placed it
jin the casket and drove off.
Where they came from, where
they went., or how the baby died is
^not known since it was only a cus
tomary event to those witnessing it
until they saw that the dead child
was being carried along in the tar.
(Betty Mabry Die#
In Hospital Here
Small Daughter Of Mr. And Mis
Claud Mabry Dies Of Heart
Trouble. Funeral Saturday.
Little Betty Mabry, six and one
■tialf year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Claud J. Mabry, of Suttle
street, died just before midnight
last night in the Shelby nospital,
death resulting from heart trouble.
The little girl, very popular among
•her playmates, had suffered with
heart trouble for a couple of years
Last Wednesday she was tarried to
the hospital for a blood transfusion
and since that time had gradually
grown worse until her death last
Funeral services will be held at
the residence at 10:3d tomorrow
morning with Rev. L. B Hnyes,
Central Methodist, pastor, officiat
ing. Interment will he in Sunset
Wife Of Colored
Minister Is Dead
The Star yesterday received a
telegram from Rev. J. E. Harbison,
colored preacher well known here,
stating that his wife. Marv. died at
• Seminole. Oklahoma. Wednesday
afternoou at l o'clock.
Back To Books For
8;000 Next Monday
Six Months Schools Open For Year.
Others Back After Cotton
Between eight and nine thousand
Cleveland county school children
will trek back to their books Mon
day of next week, about five thou
sand of them going for the first
time since last year, while between
three and four thousand will be re
suming school work after spending
from four to six weeks in the white
cotton fields of the county in help
ing to pick the county’s laigest cot
Teachers To Gather.
With practically every school in
the county resuming work Monday
County Superintendent J. H. Grigg
has called a county-wide meeting of
teachers to be held here tomorrow,
Saturday, at w'hich time plans will
be made for teaching the three
“R’s” during the entire senool year
in addition to electing officers for
the organization of county teachers.
On Monday all the six months
schools In the county will open aft
er having the opening delayed two
weeks because of the latness cf the
cotton picking season. At the same
time 12 of the 14 eight months
schools in the county will resume
their school work after a recess’ of
from four to six weeks to aid the
parents of school children in get
ting out their big cotton crop.
Last year there were 10,238 chil
dren in the rural schools of the
county and with only two of the long
term schools not resuming work
Monday it is estimated that between
eight and nine thousand youngsters
will next week assemble their books
and return to the school room. Of
this number a little over 2.,000 will
be colored children.
Some Delay Opening.
One or two of the long-term,
schools, which closed down several
weeks back for cotton picking, will
not go back to wprk Monday be
cause the crop lacks quite a bit of
being picked in their section. Two
of the long term schools are run
ning this week. Grover resuming
work week before last and Casar
This year more children enrolled
in the long term schools of the
county than ever before and wheth
er or not the six months schools
■will be shy in enrollment as a re
sult cannot be told until a check
up Is made on attendance figures
at the end of the first school week.
During the recess granted for
children to aid in cotton picking it
is estimatetd that the children
alone have picked around IS,000
bales of cotton.
Name Local Ministers
On State Committees
Three Shelby ministers were nam
ed to important committees at the
closing session of the Baptist State
convention. Mr. Horace B. Easom
was named on the publicity com
mittee, Dr. Zeno Wall on the inter
racial commission and Rev. John W.
Suttle on the general convention
W. M. IT. MEETING
Division No. 3 of the W. M. U. of
the Kings Mountain assocl uion
will meet with Grover chinch, Sun
day afternoon. November 17 at 2:30
o’clock. This division is composed of
the following churches: New Hope,
Patterson Springs, Pleasant Hill
Store Teeth Stray
Off From Owner
Shower Bath Patron Leave* Teeth
At Loeal Barbershop. Want
To Locate Him.
FOUND—Perfectly good set
of store teeth. Owner may
have same by Identifying and
paying for this ad.
The above “want ad" came very
near appearing in The Star today
signed by a local barbershop. Yes
terday morning the shine boy of a
Shelby tonsorial and bobbing par
lor came to The Star and wanted to
know what it would cost to adver
tise for a man who came to the
barbershop and left his store teeth.
He failed to return after securing
his information, and presumably
the owner realized about noon that
he had laid his teeth on a shelf
while taking a shower at the barber
Talk To Clubs
Andrews Speaks To Kiwanis And
Carver To Rotary In Edu
Shelby civic clubs this week stag
ed their most interesting meetings
in months with the three clubs hav
ing school leaders as guest speakers
in observation of educational week,
At the Rotary club today, with
Mr, John R. Dover in charge of the
program, Supt. R. W. Carver, of the
Hickory schools, was the speaker
with the city school board, city
superintendent, and the high school
orchestra as special guests. Mem
bers of the school board present
with Supt. Ben Smith were Dr. Tom
Gold, H. Clay Cox, Thad C. Ford,
L. P. Holland and Roger Laugh
ridge. Prof. W. T. Sinclair was in
charge of the orchestra. Practically
the same guests along with Mayor
S. A. McMurry were in attendance
at the Kiwanis meeting last night at
which Supt. T. Wingate Andrews, of
High Point, was the speaker. Rev
L. B. Hayes, new Central Methodist
pastor, was a special guest of Ro
As Much As Possible.
Supt. Andrews talk before Ki
(Continued on page eleven.)
Motor Club Official
Spending Time Here
Mr. A. H. Haynes, district sales
manager of the Carolina Motor
club, was in town all of this week,
soliciting membership* and re-or
genizing the sales force in Cleve
land county. Mr. Haynes will be in
Shelby each week from now on for
three or four days each week, and
will make his headquarters at the
Chas, L. Eskridge Motor Co., which
is the official AAA representative
in this town.
Connected with Mr. Haynes in this
work will be Mr. Asa H. Hamrick
of 309 S. LaFayette street, Shelby.
The Service Garage with Mr. B.
F Spangler, has been appointed as
an official garage and service sta
tion, and all club members should
call an Mr. Spangler for any emer
gency road service they might need
from time to time. The club has
over 200 members in Cleveland
Morrison Opposes Simmons Bat
Will Not Finance His Rival
Former Governor Reiterates Oppo
sition To Senator But Not
Although former Governor Cam
eron Morrison, ih a statement to
State newspapers yesterday express
ed the opinion that the renomina
tion of Senator Simmons would be
“most unwise and make for discord
and disruption as no other nomi
nation could” and announced posi
tively that he would not support
the senior senator in the torthcor:
ing Democratic primary “if any
■ good candidate runs against him ”
he declared that he is not going to
be “shouldered with the burden, f’
nancial or otherwise, of anybody’s
candidacy against him.”
The statement, the former Gov
ernor declared, was given out to
supplement a statement madr by
him in Raleigh several days ago
in which he discussed the prooable
candidacy of Senator Simmons to
If follows in full.
“The recent statement made in
Raleigh about Senator Simmons ex
pressed my real feeling and judg
ment, as far as it went, but I must
ask the press for space for this
addenda in order that the people
who care for my position may
clearly understand it.
“It is this:
“Notwithstanding my judgment is
clear and decided <hat Senator Sim
mons’ renomination by the Demo
cratic primary to succeed himself
in the senate will be most unwise
and make for discord and disrup
tion fis no other nomination could,
nevertheless, I am not going to be
shouldered with the burden, finan
cial or otherwise, of anybody’s
candidacy against him.
“I am not trying to get anybody
to run against Senator Simmons
and do not expect to, although 1
am not going to vote for him ,n the
primary if any good candidate runs
against him; but if he is nominated
I shall support him in the general
County Man In
Chase City, Va.
Will Robinson, of Cas»r See'ion,
Shot While Resisting Arrest,
Message Here States.
Will Robinson, of the Casar
section, who left this rounty
several weeks back and lias
been sought by local officers,
was seriously, if not mortally,
wounded last night In Chase
City, Virginia, when shot uy of
ficers there, according to a tele
phone message to Sheriff Irvin
M. Allen here last'night from
the police chief at Chase City.
The Virginia officer told Sheriff
Allen that Robinson, who had oecr.
caught by them once and had es
caped, was shot while officers there
were attempting to arrest him
again. He was shot In the shoulder
with a shotgun and Sheriff Allen
was asked to inform relatives here
that he was in a very serious con
Local officers say that they
wanted Robinson on liquor charge:;
here as well as for leaving his wif*
and going off with another woman,
w ho it is said was with him in Vir
ginia. Before leaving this countv, it
is said that he had shot at officers
attempting to arrest him.
A week ago Chase City officers
captured Robinson and were hold
ing him on liquor and white slav
ery charges. At that time they no
tified the sheriff's office here of his
arrest, but before papers could be
sent for him he escaped. The shoot
ing occurred last night when the
Virginia officers located him again
and attempted to arrest him.
W. T. McSwain Dies,
Well Known Shelby And Chimney
Rock Man Dies Of Pneumonia.
After Short Illness.
Mr. W. T. McSwain, better known
to hundreds of friends in Cleveland
and Rutherford counties as • Boss"
McSwain, died in the Shelby hospi
tal Wednesday night at 8 o'clock,
death resulting from pneumonia.
Funeral services were held yes
terday afternoon at Boiling Springs
and were conducted by Rev. Mr,
Sargent, Baptist minister of Cnoi
ney Rock. Mr. McSwain had b"en
living at Chimney Rock for three
years and had just moved back here
five weeks ago and was selling in
surance making his home on Clegg
street. He had been complaning
with a bad cold for some time but
was only confined to bed for .-bout
a week before his death.
The deceased, who was a member
of the Baptist church at Chimney
Rock and also a member of the
Junior Order and the Moos’, was
popular and well-liked by all who
knew him. He is survived tv his
wife, his mother and the folloMnj
sisters: Florence and Pearl Mc
Swain, Mrs. Cliff Beason and Mrs.
Boy’s Leg Broken
Under City Truck
Graham Boy And Little Harrill
Girl Both Hurt In An Ac
The four-year-old son of Mr and
Mrs. J. R. Graham, of Oak stree*-, is
in the Shelby hospital suffering
with a broken leg and the four
year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs
Claud Harrill is at her home with
minor injuries as the result of botn
being run over by one of the city
Information given The Star to
day had it that the children were
swinging or hanging to the rear of
the truck when it turned a corner
on Oak street, both going under
the truck from the swerve. The
GraHam boy's left leg was broken
just above the knee but he is said
to be getting along as well as could
be expected. The little Harrill gir!
was painfully but not seriously huit
about the head.
In Duck Pin Match
In a duck pin match last night at
the Lawrence Cook bowling all?v
the taxi-driver team won from thr.
team of barbers by 77 pins in a
three game match. The barbers’
team was made up of Eaker, Bate
right, Boyles, Harris and Cook,
while the following taxi men ap
peared for their team: McSwain, A.
Lewisc, L. Lewis, B. Lewis, and Fer
ree. A. Lewis was the high scorer
for the taxi-drivers with 303. while
Harris with 289 led for the barbers
The best game score, 109. W&s turn
ed in by B Lewis.
Bare* Scar* in Suit
•n *■- ‘ - -
Scarred and crippled' by boiling
water when ahe sought cooling
shower, Juanita Ilansen, actress,
charged in her suit for $250,000
against a New York hotel.
. InUrn»tion»l Ntwirw*
A Farm Leader,
Off To Big Meet
Youthful President Of 'Young Tar j
Heel Farmers Represents N. C.
At Kansas City.
A Cleveland county boy will be
one of the two young men represent
ing young North Carolina farmers
at a national meeting to he held
over the week-end in Kansas City,
The youth is Walter Davis, agri
cultural student at Lattimore and
president of the State organization
of young Tar Heel Farmers In St.
Louft. along‘with Wad® Turner, of
Lilllngton. he Will attend the Na
tional Congress of Future Farmers
of America, made up from represen
tatives from all States in the union
attending the session for 10 days.
Roy H. Thomas. State supervisor of
agricultural education, will accom
pany the boys on the trip, accord
ing to Prof. P. M. Coley, agricul
tural teacher at Lattimore. Davis is
the son of Mr. J. E. Davis and was
promoted to Carolina Farmer at the
State meeting and also elected as a
delegate to Kansas City. He is one
of the outstanding students at Lat
timore and takes part in extra cur
The young Tar Heel farmer or
ganization is made up of boys in
vocational agriculture in the high
school. Any boy taking agriculture
is eligible for membership in the
local chapter and may be promoted
to Carolina Farmer by meeting cer
tain requirements in agriculture
The purposes for which this or
ganization is formed is as follows
1. To promote vocational agricul
ture in the high schools of North
2. To promote thrift among the
students of vocational agriculture.
3. To encourage cooperative buy
ing and selling and afford a med
ium through which this activity may
be carried on.
4. To establish the confident** and
respect of the farm boy m himself
and his work.
5. To promote scholarship.
6. To promote rural leadership.
7. To create and nurture a love
for country life,
8. To provide recreational and
educational entertainment for stu
dents iii vocational agriculture
through State agricultural contests,
summer encampments, summer
tours, father and son banquets, and
9. To promote community im
10. To promote a better school and
11. To create more interest in the
application of intelligence and busi
ness principles in farming.
Radio Band To Play
In Shelby Saturday
The Blue Ridge Serenaders.
WWNC broadcasters, with all-string
broadcasters, with all-string band of
band of seven pieces will give a high
class entertainment Saturday night
November 16 at the South Sheley
school. It is the best string bard
that has ever broadcasted over
WWNC. Asheville. Come out ror
some high class amusement and
trip support the school. Admission
IE and :5c.
Shelby Pastors Named Officers
In Baptist Convention Closing
Quarter Million Dollar Campaign
For Wake Forest Gets Approval Of
N. C. Baptists In Convention Here
Two County Stores
Robbed Wed. Night
Maoney Store At Ora Mill And
Lovelace Store At Mooresbnro
Entered By Thieve*.
Two Cleveland coonty store*
were entered and robbed hv
thieve* some time Wednesday
One wa* thr store of I*. M.
Mauney, at the Ora mill village,
and the other waa the Von
Lovelace atore at Mooresboro.
The thieves failed to make a
very big haul at either plate,
as they apparently shied at tak
ing any goods whereby th-y
might he caught and only a
small amount of change had
been left In the safe and cash
register at both stores. Mr.
Mauney had not even locked his
safe and could miss nothin?
more than some small change.
Father Of Shelby
Man Dies In S. C.
Capt. Brison. Father Of Hope
Brison Drops Dead At Clover.
Mr Hope Brison and family. Mr
and Mrs. Ted Cashion and Mr. end
Mrs. Joe Turner were in Clover,
S. C., yesterday afternoon fo at
tend the funeral at 3.30 o'clock of
Mr. Brlsons father.
The Shelby mans rather. Cep:.
W. I. Brison, a prominent clUtrn
of Clover, was found dead at his
home In Clover at noon Wednesday.
He haji walked to town earlier in
the day and returned home about
11 o'clock. None of the family was
there at the time of his passing and
it is thought that he dropped dead
from heart failure. He was 70 years
of age, and is survived by seven
children, Messrs. J. Ed and Lee
Brison. of Gastonia; R. Hope Brison,
with whom he lived at Clover; Rob
ert Brison, of Clover; Mrs. Ike
Campbell, of Clover. and Mrs.
Walker Peay, of Chester. His wife
died a few months ago.
Mrs. Moore’s Mother
Died This Morning
Mrs. J. M. Hamrick To Be Buried
At High Shoals Church On
The many friends of Mrs. Durham
Moore will regret to hear that her
mother, Mrs. J. M. Hamrick, died
at 1 o'clock this morning at her
home in Henrietta. Mrs. Hamrick,
who before marriage was Miss
Parthena Hopper was bom and
reared in the Sharon section and
has many friends in the county and
Funeral services will be held to
morrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at
High Shoals church near Cllffiide.
Mrs. Hamrick, who was 67 years
of age, is survived by eight children.
Her husband died some time ago.
Will Hold Centennial Convention At
Raleigh. Aid For Church
By a standing vote the Baptist
Mate convention Wednesday after
noon approved reports of its com
mittee to permit Wake Forest col
lege to carry forward its building
fund campaign Tor $250,000 and
pledged itself to complete the cen
tennial campaign for Christian
The denomination called upon its
membership to go ahead with “new
ggal" in collecting pledges -
The week beginning November 2i
was designated as ‘ Loyalty Week”
for attention to the centennial
The convention observes its cen
tennial celebration at Raleigh next
November and the annual sermon
will be preached by Dr. J. R Jester,
Winston-Salem, with Dr. C H. Dur
ham. Lumberton. named as alter
Wednesday evening the theme was
missions, especially home and lor
eign. and the main addresses of the
dcning were made by Dr. J. E,
Lawrence, newly elected secretary
of the southern Baptist home mis
sion board, and Edwin McNeill Po
tcal, Jr., Raleigh, Just back from 12
years In China. The spiritual force
of the messages, and the inspira
tion of the hour were powerful.
Christian education and business
occupied the afternoon session, with
U. Y. P. U. being presented by .Tec
letary James A. Ivey. For the eou
catlcnal report M. A. Huggins, st.c
(Continued on page eleven.)
Juniors To Present
Earl School A Flag
Local Council To Put on Cernnonj
There Presenting Bible And
Flag To School.
On Sunday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock Council No. 436 Jr. O. U. A.
M. will present a flag and Bible to
the school at Earl, It Is announced
by John A. Liles, councilor. All
Juniors are urged to be present and
the public is cordially invited.
The program calls for rponlng
musical selections by the Shelby
high school band followed by the
song America sung by the school
children. Rev. R. L. Fortls will
present the Bible and Attorney J. C.
Newton the flag. Rev. J. W. Davis,
principal of the school, will make
the speech of acceptance. The
speaker of the afternoon. Rev. VV.
B. Sprinkle, of Morganton. will
then be Introduced and will address
There will be a meeting of Council
No. 436 on next Saturday night at
7 o'clock. The matter of assessing
each member 25 cents on the death
of a member, thereby enabling the
council to pay $100 to the tamily of
the deceased, was discussed at the
last meeting, and It iB desired that
the members think over the proposi
tion and be present on Tuesday
night Nov. 14 at 7 o’clock as this
matter will come up for final con
sideration and vote.
May Move Wake Forest Medical
School To Winston Hospital
Alumni Favor Joining; School With
Baptist Hospital And Nurses
Wake Forest college medical
school may be moved to Winston
Salem, and coordinated with the
Baptist hospital in that city. This
developed from conversation and
unofficial conferences of alumni
here Wednesday and Thursday.
Egbert L. Davis. Winston-Salem,
president, of the alumni association,
and on the board of the Baptist
hospital, said that an opinion seems
to prevail among alumni with
whom the matter was discussed
that the whole idea is not feasible
but logical, and that developments
in the near future may lead to such
a move on the part of Wake For
est college officials.
Plans Not Definite.
President Francis P. Gaines and
Dr. Thurman D. Kitchin. head of
the medical school, would make no
i‘element concernin', the matter. If*
was admitted, though, by Mr. Darts
end others that the idea is not new,
that it has Men mentioned quietiy
tor several years and that the time
seems ripe lor a definite considera
tion of the proposal. As to exactly
what steps are to be taken no one
The statement given out by Mr.
Davis is that “the Wake Forest
medical school is under considera
tion by alumni and interested cit
izens of Winston-Salem and may
be joined with the Baptist hospital
end training school for nurses tnere.
■This idea has gained favor rapidly
with alumni who have discussed the
“Many universities have their
medical schools at cities away irom
the seat of the university, the work
of Wake Forest medical school ar.d
the Baptist hospital and the tr lin
ing school for nurses would produce
logical and mutual co-ordination
It would remove much duplication
(Continued on page eleven, > J
Krv. John W. Buttle Re-elected
Vice President, Dr. Zeno Well
New, Poteet Speaks.
Shelby not only entertained
the State Baptist convention
for the fourth time this week,
hut at the concluding session of
the church body Thursday
morning two Shelby preachers
were named In the election of
four convention officers. „
Dr. J. Clyde Turner, of Greens
boro. was re-elected president of
the convention. Rev. John W. But
tle, veteran Baptist minister of
Shelby, was re-elected vice presi
dent, and the other vice presidents
were Dr. Zeno Wall, pastor of the
First Baptist church, which enter
tained the convention, and Dr. J
R. Jester, of Winston-Salem.
Next year the Baptist of North
Carolina, between 1,300 and 3,000 of
whom were in attendance at the
convention here, will hold two con
ventions. The first will be at
Oreenville on March 20, 1030, at '
which time the church will cele
brate the centennial of its birth,
the State Baptist convention being
organised there 100 years ago. No
business will be transacted at this
gathering as the regular business
convention will be held at Raleigh
later in the year.
A feature of the final session
Thursday, before the hundreds of
pastors and delegates boarded buses
and trains at noon and left town.
In addition to the election of of
ficers was the speech of Dr. William
Louis Poteat, president emeritus of
Wake Forest college. In delivering
the report of the committee on pub
As an organized body of Chris
tians we are committed to the Chris
tian standard of morality and the
Christian program of Individual and
social righteousness,*’ Dr. W. L. Po
tent told the convention as he own
ed his address on "Public Morals.”
Strife Rebuked. *
"A survey of the business com
munity provides little grounds for
hope that greed, will ever acquire
self-restraint or industry put its
own house in orderhe continued.
'Recent industrial strife, stained
with tragedy and (he partial allure
of justice, within the bounds of this
convention calls for rebuke and a
fresh assertion of inescapable au
thority of Christ’s law of brother
hood In the world of business. Wage
payers have obligations to face as
well as wage earners.”
Among the rights of wage payers
is the right of .protection of prop
erty against violence and Jnterfei
erfce. Among the rights of wage
earners is the right to organize just
as the owners organise.
Guaranteed To All.
"And these rights are guaranteed
to employers and employe™ alike
without regard to the optnions
which they hold, without partially
in the administration of the law.”
The committee, through the ad
dress by Dr. Poteat. which brought
the convention to a close shortly
after noon today, anticipated that
its report might be declared out
side the province of a denomina
Takes Dry Stand.
The convention, through that
committee also, reaffirmed “its sup
port of the Anti-Saloon League and
all the agencies which serve the
cause of prohibition” and urged that
"the ministers and members of af
filiated churches use their best en
deavors to create and maintain an
(dontinued on page eleven.)
Senator Simmons Is
Loser In Bank Crash
North Carolina, veteran Democratic
tariff leader, revealed Thursday that
he is anxious for the senate to ad
journ to No:’h Carolina to attend
to private business affairs affected
by the failure of a New Bern,
Simmons said he lost about 13,*
000 by failure of the bank, which
hr added is all the money he his
outside of his senate salary, though
he owns some property in North
Carolina. He expressed regret he
had not been in North Carolina
when the failure occurred.
“I don’t know whether I'll ever
get any of it back,” he said.
It is reported that Simmons M
not the only Senator anxious to re
turn home for business reasons.
Several others want to get back to
attend to private business affair^
which, in some cases, it is under
stood, have been adversely affect
ed by the stock market crash and