North Carolina Newspapers

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SIIELBY, N. C. MONDAY, DEC. 16, 1929
Published Monday, Wednesday and Friday Afternoons B* m«ni.peryear on advance) WJo
_ Carrier, per year (in advance) >IJO
Cotton, per pound ....16%c
Cotton Seed, per bu. __..... COc
Rain Tuesday.
Today’s North Carolina Weather
Report: Cloudy with light rain in
extreme west portion tonight. Tues
day rain, not much change in tem
, Rush Of Shoppers.
Shelby Saturday was flooded with
the largest throng of shoppers here
this year, as people from all sec
tions of the county, and sections ad •
joining th» county, filled local
streets and stores In the first big
rush of holiday shopping. This is the
last full week before Christmas and
is expected to be the biggest shop
ping week of the year.
Seventeen Jailed.
County and city officers Satur
day and Sunday established a week
end record, in their Christmas
sponging program, by jaUing 17
people. The majority of arrests cen
tered about liquor law violations.
King’s Appeal
Filed In S. C.
Attorneys File Appeal For Shelby
Man. Take Exceptions To
Court Actions.
Chester.—The attorneys of Rafe
F. Kin?; of Shelby, who was found
guilty qf slaying his wife, Faye Wil
son King, by a-Chester county
grand jury at general sessions court
here last July and was sentenced to
be electrocuted, Friday evening serv
ed upon counsel for the state the
proposed case cn appeals with the
The record is very voluminous,
embracing about 700 pages of print
ed matter. There are said to be ap
proximately 80 exceptions. Among
the exceptions noted are;
1—“Error in refusing to grant
motion to squash indictment made
before beginning of trial on the
ground .that same was multifarious
and stated in conjunctive fdrm that
the deceased came to her death in
si* or eight different ways viz:
‘With his hands and arms and with
cords, wires, ropes and belts placed
about and around the neck and
throat of her, the said Faye Wilson
King, did choke, suffocate and
strangle, the eirors being:
Presentment Confusing.
A.—That presentment against
the defendant was multifarious and
B. —That tha presentment against
defendant was icither clear cut nor
C. —It forced defendant to go to
trial without knowing which one of
the various instruments, means or
manners of decth he was charged
with having used or accomplished.
D. —In failing to require the state
to elect one way in charging how
deceased came to her death. That
his honor erred in refusing the mo
tion of the defendant for a new trial
upon the eight grounds as set forth
(Continued on page nine.)
Paragon Store To
Close Doors Here
Tuesday; Big Sale
Business, Widely Known As Fan
nings And As Paragon, Sells
Out Efird's Take Stand.
The Paragon Department Store
announces today that it reached the
final lap in the big sale, and is pre
paring to close its doors, finally and
for all time, next Tuesday night—
Chistmas Eve.
This event will mark the passing
of a notable institution, which, first
as Fannings and later as The Para
gon, has been an institution in
Shelby for a decade.
Joe E. Nash, manager of the store,
stated that whatever goods remain
over after the sale will be transfer
red to the Paragon Bargain Place,
located on Wairen street, and the
disposition of tiiem—whether they
will be sold at letall or otherwise
disposed of—to be announced later.
Meantime Mr. Nash, in comment
ing upon the success of the closing
out sale, told Hie Star that to date
(Saturday mo:n ng) fifty three
thousand dollars worth of goods
had been sold for cash. -
Meantime, while the Paragon is
preparing to vacate the big store,
lively arrangements are being made
far the moving in of Efird’s. Efird’s
will vacate thei.* establishment the
last of the month, and take over the
Paragon lease. Just what disposi
tion will be made of the present
Efird store is not known.
It has been rumored that Mr.
Charles Blanton, the owner, will en
large the building to a considerable
extent, and thoroughly modernize it.
But this rumor has not beer con
firmed. In fact, it is autharatively
stated that Mr. Blanton has no Im
mediate plans concerning it.
The Paragon Department Store
had its inception in the Fanning
store, on LaFayette street, where
(Continued on page nine.)
Famous Hotel
Property Goes
On Block Here
Land And Remaining Equipment Of
Cleveland Springs Company
Going at Trustee Auction.
On January 18 that which re
mains of Cleveland Springs, for
many years one of the heat
known hotel properties in the
Carolinas, will go on the auc
tion block, according to an
nouncement made today by At
torney R. L. Ryburn, trustee for
The hotel property, consisting of
many acres of land and what re
mains of the hotel and equipment
following the disastrous fire, located
just east of Shelby, will be sold at
auction, to take care of indebted
ness, at the court house door here
Saturday, January 18, at noon.
The first Cleveland Springs hotel,
popular and well patronized through
out the Carolinas, was built near the
mineral springs there back in the
old stage coach days. It was destroy
ed by fire and later the new hotel
was erected by the Cleveland
Springs hotel company. This build
ing was practically destroyed on the
night of October 15, this year, al
though quite a bit of the hotel
equipment was saved.
What Is To'Go.
The sale Is lo be made, the trus
tee announcement says, “to obtain
funds with which to pay said in
debtedness.” In addition to the real
estate the following will be Included
in the property thrown upon the
auction block: “AH the hotel build
ing, the garage, tenant houses,
spring houses, swimming pool, and
all other building* and improve
ments located on said lands, to
gether with all hotel furniture, fix
tures, bedding, linen, all kitchen
utensils and equipment, all dining
room silver, dishes, and equipment,
and all golf course equipment, and
supplies, and all other personal
property belonging to Cleveland
Springs company."
Children Selling
Christmas Seals
The chidren in the various city
schools are aiding the Woman’s
club of Shelby In selling the annual
Christmas seals from which th?
proceeds are used for fighting tu
The sales made by schools to
date follow: Marlon 880, South Shel
by 645, Graham 630, Jefferson 500,
LaFayette 734,‘ high school 250,
Washington 2,341.
So far the Washington school
children are leading by many seals
and the high school children are
trailing all the ethers in sales. Dur
ing this week all the children in
the various schools will attempt to
boost their sales to a new high mark
with each school hoping to win the
final honor in total sales.
Clarence Mull Buys
First Auto License
Clarence Mull, assistant cashier
of the First National bank was the
first car owner to buy a 1930 auto
license plate when they went on
sale this morning at the Eskridgo
garage, where a branch of the
Carolina Motor club is maintained.
All car owners must have their new
1930 license plates by 1930 and they
have just two weeks in which to
buy. Mr. Eskridge says if the car
owners will follow the example of
Mr. Mull they will avoid a great
deal of trouble.
Mrs. Harry Speck returned last
week from a with friends and
relatives in Little Rock, Ark.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Dixon Smith re
turn to their Lome tonight in Col
ambus, Ga„ after a short week-end
visit here with their parents. They
came here for Hot Springs, Ark.,
where they attended a meeting of
It Was The Night Before Christmas—
; There is but one thought constantly in the mmds of Young America,
and that h of jolly old “St Nick." These two youngsters had decided
to wait up and see if Santa would nay them an advance visit. But
have fallen asleep before they could £ml out. However, they seem to
have met the jolly old man, and arc, of course, leaving their orders
personally rather than trust to crowded mails.
Santa To Visit Poor
Of Shelby; Charity
Fund Jumps To $300
Shelby Business Men And Citizens Loosen
Up Purse Strings And Shove $85 Total
To $300 Over Week-end. *
It’s going to be Christmas in Shelby, after 9II, and Santa
is going to call on homes where misfortune called ahead of
him, thanks to scores of Shelby people who loosened up their
purse strings over the week-end and sent The Star's Christ
mas Stocking Fund for the poor of the town shooting up
from the $85 mark to more than $300.
| The big boost to the fund came
from Shelby merchants who gave
merchandise equal to $175. But oth
er cash contributions, also, piled In
—$5 checks, $10 checks, dollars and
halves, and so on.
J. B. Smith, county welfare of
ficer called upon a number of mer
chants Friday and they readily
contributed as they have in the
past! However, due to the fact that
he la having more charity calls and
investigations to make right now
than ever before Mr. Smith was
unable to visit every firm. At some
of the business houses, too, the man
agers were out and other employes
could not say just how much their
firms would give. These will con
tribute later and the welfare officer
together with members of the civic
committee handling the fund will
call on the firms not called upon
as yet. Professional men and of
fice workers will also be visited this
week by the canvassing committee
with the aim of getting $750 by
Christmas as a check of the charity
appeals shows tnat twice that
amount will be needed to send Santa
to all the unfortunate and stricken
homes of Shelby.
Those Who Gave.
Previously acknowledged-$6.5
Horace Kennedy . 5
H. A. Thrift. I
T. H. Abernethy_1
T. W. Ebeltofs..5
‘‘Football Winnings”..- 10
"Two Friends”__ 15
Miss Ella MacNichols__5
Costs $50 To Grow Acre Cotton
Expert Says; Cleveland A Leader
Raldgh.—Cotton farming explains
its deathly exponents in the light of
farm management specialist R. H.
Rogers, of State college, who finds
that the planter must make 312
pounds of lint an acre in order to
break even at 16 cents a pound.
Cleveland county undoubtedly
beats this 312 pounds an acre, but
it Is doubtful M r.nother county does.
Mr. Rogers says that it C06t3 $50 an
acre to produce cotton, no matter
what the boll weevil or the sow
bosom merchant, or the other in
cidentals, to taae an acre of cotton
and, get it in shape during the
spring till it during the summer and
pick the crop during the fail, require
the expenditure of $50. I,ess than
300 pounds of lint to the acre, .sold
at the current prices, would put the
grower in the hole.
"It usually costs about $50 an acre
to produce one acre of cotton,” R.
H. Rogers says. “Using this figure
as a basis, it is easy to calculate the
yield necessary to break even with
the crop. If cotton is selling for 16
(Continued on page nine.)
VMy Bit"
Merchants List.
I. J. Stilwell. Piggly-Wiggly ... 5
J. C. Penney Co........ 30
A & P...2.30
Clay Ross, Carolina Stores_1
A. C. Swofford Grocery_ 1
Major Hopper_...._.30
Wright-Baker Cc....10
Cleveland Hardware_2.30
T. W. Hamrick .. l
Woolworth’s 5
George Alexander _..... 5
Paul Webb Drug Co. .. 5
Suttle Drug Co. _ .*>
A. V. Wray & Six Sons ..._5
Abernethy Jewlry __ 1
J. C. McNeely &; Co..10
Cleveland Drug Co. _ 5
Chocolate Shop ......_4
M. A. McSwain & Son_____5
Shull's Market _1
Montgomery-Ward Co. __... 5
Jackson Grocery .. 5
The Men's Shop __........... a
William Haglev, tailor .. .50
Charles Stores __ 20
Pendleton’s __ 5
Stephenson Drug Co,. 10
Torn Eskridge .. ;
Quinn Drug Cc....5
A <fe P Market . 2
Carlos Grigg .. l
D. A. Beam Coni Co. .. 3
J. N. Dellinger_ 2
Basil Goode___ 1
Rcse's Five and Ten.V
Father Of Mrs. Yates
Blanton Dies At 80
Wiliam S. Hamilton, 80 years, died
December 14 at home of liis daugh
ter Mrs. Yates Blanton at Carthage.
He was buried at Beaver Dam Sun
day. Three soji-s and two daughters
survive, all living in Mississippi..
Mr. Hamilton formerly has been
a resident of Texas, Kentucky, and
Tennessee but for past few years
has resided with Mr and Mis.
Blanton. His wife preceded him to
the grave several years ago
Masonic Notice.
Camp Call lodge No. 534 A. P. and
A. M. meets Wednesday night, the
18th. (^all communication by order
of worshipful master
Holiday Cheer,
Pension Checks,
ArrivesFor Vets
Over Seventeen Thousand Dollars
Arrive Here For Civil War Vet
erans And Widow*.
Sixty of the boys who left
Cleveland county to follow
Robert E. Lee and Stonewall
Jackson, and 89 widows of
Cleveland soldiers who have al
ready joined the immortal lead
ers, are going to have something
with which to purchase their
Pension checks for 151 vet
erans and w’dow* arrived here
over the week-end and are now
being distributed by Clerk or
Court A. M. Hamrick.
Is Big Sum.
The total amount of all the
chocks which come to this
county Is *1%400, and is one of
the largest county pension lists
In the state. This sum comes
twice each year.
The $17,100 is divided as fol
Sixty checks of $182.50 each
for Class A veterans.
Eighteen checks ol $110 each
for Class A widows.
Seventy-one checks of 850 each
for Class B widows.
Two checks of $100 each for
^ negro body se rvants who follow
' ed their masters through the
Agents Start
4-H Club Work
Over Two Hundred Cleveland Boys
And Girls Unrolled In Re
organized Clubs.
County Farm Agent R. W. Shoff
ner and Mrs. Irma P. Wallace, home
demonstration agent, are reviving
the 4-H club work among the farm
boys and girls of Cleveland county,
an organisation considered one cl
the most beneficial and informing
tor farm youths.
Working together the two agents
reoganized clubs at Mooresboro
Pallston, Belwocd. Polkvllle, Beth
lehem, and Boiling Springs. Mrs
Wallace working alone organized
two more clubs at Broad River and
Patterson arose.
Enrolled in these clubs are 75
boy's and 150 yiris. Each club in ad
dition to its regular officers lias a
girl leader and a boy leader Who are
members of the county-wide 4-H
council and wal meet with the
county agents to arrange programs
for the clubs. The names of all
these leaders were not available to
day, but for several of the clubs j
they are as follows: Polkville—Jay- I
len .Covington, Inez Ridge; Bel
wood-Rosemary Peeler, Jolin War
lick; Bethlehem—Holland Dixon,
Estelle Barber: Mooresboro—Otis
Whitaker. Ethel Lovelace; Boiling
Springs—J. B. Eridges, Mary Ham
I rick.
The boys ot each club will assign
themselves to seme farming project
and keep a record of the develop
ment of their projects, while the
girls will do likewise with the house
hold arts. At the end of the year
the county board of education has
promised to give a banner to the
club which has done the best work.
To Start Business
Census In Cleveland
Census Takers For Commercial
Census In Cleveland County
Are Named.
On January the first, working
under the regular census bureau
census takers will begin their check
of business and commercial firms
in Cleveland county. Although put
on by the census department this
commercial check Is separate from
the population tounty which will
start about April 1, and for which
county census takers will be named
W. H. Barkley, of Hickory, census
supervisor for tlie district, has in
formed H. Clay Cox, local Republi
can leader, that the following peo
ple will take the business census of
Cleveland: For Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4
townships, Mr. Chas. R. Hamrick of
Bolling Springs: for townships Noe.
5 and 6. Attorney B. E. Williams,
Shelhy; for townships Noe. 7, 8, 3,
10 and 11, Mfs. Way land Green, of
Masonic Meeting.
Cleveland Lodge 202 A. F. &c. A.
M. will meet in called communica
tion Tuesday night for work in the
first degree. All Masons urged to at
Shelby Boys Make
One ‘Hitch Hike’
From Pacific Here
Stranded In Los Angeles Two Bovs
Catch One Ride From Pac
ific To Atlantic.
Two Shelby boys—Ed Harris and
Carl Gardner—home, and glad of
it, from the Pacilic coast, Hollywood
and Loa Angeles, arts, entitled to
claim the world’s record for a cross
continent “hitch hike." In one
hitch the two youths came from
within seeing alstance of the Paci
fic ocean to their home state which
runs into the Atlantic.
Harris, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Will
Harris, and Garuner, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Clarence Gardner, left here
weeks back for the West and Cali
fornia, traveling with Attorney By
num Weathers in his car. Along
about the same time Fred Logan and
Brevard Lattimore left by automo
bile tor a visit to the Pacific coast.
After touring about Texas, Mexico,
Arizona, New Mexico and Califor
nia. Logan and Lattimore came back
to Los Angeles to start the home
ward trip! They had heard that the
other Shelby party was somewhere
in the West but were of the opinion
that the others were in Texas. But
occasionally one bumps into th:
proverbial needle in a haystack
While cutting through a side street
from one of the wide Loa Angeles
boulevards to another Lattimore
and Logan very near struck a man
with their car at a street intersec
tion, and upon stopping discovered
that the man was Attorney Weah
ers. After the customary greetings
among home folks when all are as
far away from home as is possible
without getting off the continent
Lattimore and Logan Inquired about
Harris and Gardner and were in
formed that the two youths were
some distance up town waiting in
line before an employment office.
Home On 70 Cents.
When Harris and Gardner were
located the other party soon learn
ed that Harris still had one dime,
with which lie was nonchalantly
starting to a snow despite the dis
tance between lnm and home and
the next meal, and that Gardner
had the magnificent total of 60
cents. Some mention was made of
home and the two youngsteis with
a total wealth or 70 cents made a
trade few reservations in the Logan
Lattlmore car vuereby they were to
pack, and unpack tents, luggage, and
eating utensils end thus work their
way back.
Saturday night about 8 o'clock
the party of four came rolling .into
Shelby, and presumably Harris,
former Shelby high and Citadel
football player, was still living on
his dime, for through the West the
telegraph offices are very strict !n
observing the rule that no collect
messages may he sent home unless a
deposit made—and the dime was
not considered a sufficient de
Across Continent On Dime.
And so it is that Harris can ex
cel the old boost about turning a
team of mules, or a flivver on a
dime. He traveled from coast to
coast on a ten cent piece.
Frank Hoey Moves
In New Residence
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hoey, former
residents of South Washington
street, have moved into their hand
some new home at Cleveland
Springs. The eisw Hoey residence is
considered one ot the most beauti
ful residences in Shelby and an
outstanding one in the entire sec
To Have Box Sapper.
A box supper will be held at the
Beaver Dam school on Thursday
night, beginning at 7:30 o'clock. The
public of the section is invited as
the proceeds will be used for the
benefit of the school.
The many friends of Mr. Jack
Palmer will be pleased to learn that
he is back on tne job after a week’s
Thousands Attend Funeral
Of Mr. Tom Stamey, Key
Citizen Of Upper County
Only One Week Of
Court In January
I.axt wwk The Star published
a list of jurors for the eourt
term here beginning January I,
and jurors were listed for two
week*. Since jurors for both
•rckx hare been drawn court
officials have recalled that there
is never but one week of court at
the January term and. there
fore, the drawing of jurors for
the second week was an efror.
Jurors named for the second
week are notified that they
need not appear.
Mrs. James Digh Of
Lawndale Succumbs
Prominent Woman Of Lawndale
Die* Of Cancer At Are Of
10 Yean.
Mr*. James Dish who before mar
riage was Mrs. Busan Yount, died
at her home at Lawndale Tuesday
morning December 3rd at 10 o’clock,
following a protracted illness with
cancer of the mouth from which she
suffered Intensely.. Mrs. Digh was
70 years of age. dhe was well known
In the Lawndale community and
will be greatly missed by her many
friends. The xuieral was conducted
by Rev. J. W. Fitzgerald and the In
terment w as ai, Palm Tree church
Surviving are her devoted hus
band and ths following atep child
ren: W. A. Digh of Morg&nton; Mrs
C. E. Weast. Mrs. S. T. Laughlta,
Mrs. C. Y. Randall. Mrs. L. S. Bak
er, Miss Ida Digit of Lawndale. She
also leaves several nieces, Misses
Florence and Cora Yount of Bel
mont, Mrs. Anna Hoover of New
ton and Mrs. Etta Houser of Bel
Zeb Mauney Made
Cotton Director
Shelby Man Will Fill Cnexpired
Term Of J. W. Irvin.
Mr. J. W. Irvin who was elected
during the district elections last
June to aerve as Director from the
Shelby District for the ensuing year
found that It would be impossible
for him to devote the time necessary
to this work, aco therefore, resigned
his resignation to be effective at
the pleasure of the Board.
At the last Meeting of the Board,
upon recommendation of a number
of influental members from district
number fourteen, Mr. Z. C. Mauney
of Shelby was unanimously elected
to fill the unexplred term of Mr.
Mr. Mauney lias been a loyal
member of the association, deliver
ing his cotton end using his in
fluence wherever possible in build
ing up the membership in this dis
trict. He comes to the Board high
ly recommended and with valuable
experience, not only as a cotton
producer but as an experienced cot
ton mill man, having held several
official positions before giving up
his connection with the mills to de
vote his time to farming. Not only
the board of d.rectors and the man
agement welcome Mr. Mauney as a
member of the board, but the entire
membership, and they assure him
their cooperation in working to
build up a stronger membership in
his district.
Mr. Mauney attended the meeting
of the association last week in
Memphis when the merger was
Best Business Man.
F. W. Plonk, of Kings Mountain,
was named the best business man
In the senior class at State college
last week when the seniors named
their superlative classmates.
Cleveland Ex-Soldiers Warned
That ‘Bonus ’Period Is Near End
Officials of the Warren Hoyle
Legion Post hen, today Issued the
following warning to ex-service men
of Cleveland county:
"Your last chir.ce to file applica
tion for your Government Adjusted
Service Compensation Certificate—
Uncle Sam’s World war "bonus"—
expires at midnight, December 31,
More than a million world war
veterans have i ;\us far failed to
claim their “bonus.’* Are you among
this number?
"It’s money that's legitimately
yours in the form of a 20-year paid
up insurance pi.-iicy. A neat egg foe
a rainy day or the nucleus of art
estate for the protection of your
"Each certificate—two years af
ter date of issuance—has a cash
loan value in o portion to its face
value. Thus every certificate offers
an available func. for emergency
"Adjusted S*rv .ce Compensation
(Continued on page nine.)
One Of County’s Most Promi*
nent And Useful Citizens
Succumbs To Operation'At
Age 67. Was Merchant For
42 Years.
Mr. Tom A. Stamey, prominent
and successful Fallston merchant
and one of the .county’s most use
ful citizens, was buried Sunday alt- •
ernoon at the Fallston Baptist
church cemetery, following a fu
neral services conducted at his resi
dence by Rev. O. P. Abernathy, his
pastor, and Rev. Zeno Wall. D. D,,
amid a crowd ot friends that num-'
bered fully 3,30C. Mr. Stamey died
at the Shelby hospital Friday even
ing at 8 o'clock, following an opera
tion for appendicitis which was per
formed on Saturday before. Mr,
Stamey was 87 years of age.
Great Tribute Paid Him.
Friends from all over Cleveland
and all adjoining counties - where
Mr. Stamey was well known, gath
ered to pay a tribute of respect to
his noble life. Men of high and low
estate we there and a floral offer
ing was added that required two
trucks and several cars to carry th«
100 designs to the cemetery. It was
eme of the finest tributes every paid
a Cleveland man upon his death, a
tribute to a merchant princa, , an
honest, sympathetic, charitable, pa
triotic, aggressive, useful business
man who grew from a poor country
boy to one of the most influential
men In the county in his forty-two
years as a merchant.
Death A Great Shock.
Mr. &tamey waa apparently re
covering nicely from an operation
for appendicitis performed Decem
ber 7. when on Friday he took a
sudden turn for the worse and a
second operation was necessary. I*
looked as if everything turned un
favorable after this second, opera
tion and he passed away at S o’clock
The news of his death spread rap
idly and was a great shock to the
entire community. Mrs. Stamey. hu
devoted life companion, was also s
patient tai the hospital at the same
time, taking treatment - fer high
blood pressure.
Surviving Family.
He is survived by his wife who be
fore marriage was Miss Lou Cline
to whom he was marriad in ISM and
the following children. Mrs. Deck
Wilson and Mr. Owed 8tamey of
Rutherfordton, T. C. Stanley, a stu
dent at HendenonvlllS.’Jpe Stahiey
and Miss Charline of Fallston and
Miss Jsnie Stiney of Hew York
City. All of his children were at his
bedside when the end came. Also
surviving are one brother, Clarence
C. Stainey of Fallston, and one els- *
(Continued on page twelve.!
Hoodoo Day Just
That As Officers
Stage Booze Raids
Two Girls, Two Men Arrested !»-.
South Shelby House Where 11
Gallons Were Found.
Friday the 13’.h is not a good day .
on which to imbibe whiskey or have
it in your possession. That *s, if it
is a lucky day for anything.
Sheriff Irvin Allen and his dep
uties made it a real hoodoo day for
something like a dozen people, in
cluding three girls.
Friday night the sheriff and Dep
uties Mike Austell and Bob Ken
drick swooped down upon a South
Shelby house, made a search, found
11 gallons of whiskey in and under
the house, and then loaded up the
four occupants, two white girls and
two men, for a ride to jail! The
girls were Eth «1 Phillips and Edna
Dudley, and their companions were
L. A. Mauldin and Buford Blanton.
Saturday the quartet gave bonds,
$100 each for the girls and $500 each
for the men, v a were released un
til their trial luesday.
On the same night Sheriff Allen
accompanied by Deputies John
Hoard and Bob Kendrick arrested
seven people sad captured same li
quor at a point not far from St.
Paul’s church to the north of Waco.
In one car theta was three passen
gers—Everett feiiton, Lloyd Hop
per and Grover Holcomb—and *
halt gallon of Christmas spirits
Denton and Holcomb drew firm of
$25 each, while Hopper received i
60-day road sentence in court Sat*
urday. Near the same spot the of
ficers arrested Betty Adams, John
Black and Effo-d Jones far drink
ing and having a pint of whiskey.
The men wen fined $10 each sod
the girl was gi?tn a suspended sen
tence of 50 days to take effect if
she remains to Shelby. Victor Jones
was arrested m the same section for
drinking and was fined $10 and the

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