(Special to The Star.'
The attendance was very lari’.
. Sunday at the Dover church. The
percentage was on a uitle decrees':
from the previous Sundays due to
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Lemo s
spent Saturday night in Cliffside
Mr. and Mrs. Hoy McCl’lla
spent the week-end in Gaffney, s
C. with Mrs. McClellans mother
Mr. Earle Tate of Red Springs
spent the week-end at home with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Too
Mrs. Thomas Christenbcry ok
Cherryville spent Friday night with
her brother, Mrs. Luthei Connor
V.'c are indeed glad to state that
Mr. Robert Lemony who has been
seriously cick for several weeks to
Mr. and Mrs. Lufton Cordell
spent Sunday In Lawndale With
Mr. Kelly Shelton and Mr. Olen
Connor of Lincolnton visited Mr
and Mrs. Barney Connor last wees
Mrs. Olen Moss of Spindale has
returned home after spending two
weeks at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
R. E. Moss.
Miv.es Ostine and Mary Helen
Tate spent the past week end iv.
West Shelby with their grandmoth
er, Mrs. Kendrick.
The folks of the Ora mill com
munity heartily welcome Mr. and
Mrs. A. B. Quinn who has recently
moved into their midst.
Mr. Charles Starnes of Ora Mdl,
Mr. Mink Starnes and Mr. Harris
of Cherokee Falls, S. C. visited Mr.
Paul Starnes in Tennessee Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Lemons of
Red Springs, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon
Lemons, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Smith
and little son, Mr. Sam Jones and
small son. Ben, were Sunday visit
ors f t the home of Mr. Robett
Misses Vivian Buice and Pauline
Pritchard motored to Gaffney, S
C. Sunday afternoon.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Shull
on February 14, a dainty daughter.
Both mother and baby, Ruth, are
getting on nicely.
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. White were
visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Aaron
Quinn Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Paul Stajnes of Tennessee
visited at the home of his brother,
Mr. B. O. Starnes Sunday.
Miss Estelle Connor spent Sun
day afternoon w)th Miss Thelmu
Miss Dessie Seism gave a party
at her home Saturday night. A
large crowd of young folks was
present, who joined in with a lot
of games. Each reported a most de
Misses Nellie. Beatrice and Lola
Connor spent Friday night in Boil
ing Springs at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Greene.
Those who have been on the sick
list for several weeks are: Mr. and
Mrs. D. J. Sisk, Mrs. Alvin Shuil.
Mrs. Carl Gamble, Miss Nell Con
nor, Mr. Barney Connor and Mr. J.
D. McClellan, but all are greatiy
improved at the time being.
Mr. and Mrs. Grady McCraw
spent the week-end with Mr. Mc
Craw’s parents at the Dover Mill.
We regret to state that Mr. Floyd
Dover is seriously ill and is expect
ed to undergo an operation as soon
as he is physically able.
Mr. Jeter Davis was a visitor in
South Shelby Sunday afternoon.
Beams Mill Items
Over The Week End
(Special to The Star.)
Beams Mill, Feb. 25.—Mrs, Velna
Hamrick of Boiling Springs spent
the week-end with her parents. Mi.
and Mrs. Ed Hamrick.
Miss Dovie Barnett, Mrs. Bill
Mascn and Mr. Blanton visited
Misses Ethel and Mattie Williams
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Willis of
Charlotte visited Mr. and Mrs. Gas
ton Hoyle over the week-end.
Mrs. Charlie Williams and fam
ily visited Mr. and Mrs. Crawford
Mrs. Caleb Hoyle and daughter.
Miss Ethel Williams and Mrs. Mat!:
Adams visited Mrs. Gaston Hcyle
Misses Pauline and Louise Hen
drick of Patterson visited Misses
Louise and Pansy Hamrick over
Misses Pauline and Louise Hen
drick visited Miss Ray Hoyle Sat
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gardner of
Charlotte visited Mr. and Mrs. Vir
gil Gardner over the week-end.
Miss Vevette Elliott spent the
week-end with her mother, Mrs. J.
Miss Lena William', spent the week
end with her parents, Mr. artd Mrs. j
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ledford an
Mr. and Mrs. Hatcher Ledford spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John
Mr. Carl McSwaln spent Sundiy
evening with Mr. Dwight McSwaln
Mira Clyde and Mrs. Worth Hoyle
Mrs. Cletus Wright spent Monel v
eve -ing with Mrs. Gaston Hoyle
Mr. and Mrs. Rustic Hoyle were
the dinner guests of Mr. and Mis
Van Turner Sunday at Llncolnto..
Mr. and Mf Syivanus Grtei
speil' S’ nday evening with Mrs. j I
News Of The Week
Mrs. Urn Bridges Gives Birthday
Party For Husband. Personal
(Special to Tbe Etsr.i
Patterson Springs, Fc'o. 23.—Mrs
Ben Bridges surpris’d tier husband
on his birthday Sunday. February
23 v.ith a birthday dinner. Winn
Mr. Bridges returned home from
church all the guests had arrived
and a bountiful dinner was spread
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs
J. C. Bridges and son. Elmo, Mr.
and Mrs. Durham Bridges and
children, Mr. and Mrs. Torrence
Bridges and children, Mr. Hugn
Borders, Mi. and Mrs. L. F. King
and family and Miss Grace King
and Mr. Rector Robbies of Bolling
Springs junior college.
Mbs Theima Spangler of Bea «
Mill Is visiting Misses Edna and
Gladys Thrift tills we- x
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Roberts weie
dinner ’guests Sunday oj Mr. an .
Mrs. Quinn Roberts in the Pleasant
Mrs. Yates Blanton and children
spent the weelt-end in Lattimore
with her parents.
Miss Thelma Spanglei. Mr. Jer
ome Spangler and Mr. Flank Hop
per of Shelby were delightful din
ner guests of Misses kdna and
Gladys Thrift Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Roberts and
attractive little daughter. Nell Car
olyn of Shelby were -idlers in the
Miss Ruth Blanton and Mr. Pi -
mer McSwair went o.; a picnic to
Mr. George Borders av.d Mr. 8:0.0
King attended a sinking in Dun
can, S. C. Sunday.
Rev. and Mrs. Som land, if-.
and Mrs. Hershal A'le.-. Mr. H. C,
Rushing and Mr. Noel Compton of
Boiling Springs o' ended ih ?
preaching service at the Bap list
church Sunday evening.
Rev. and Mrs. Ivan b Roberts oi
Hickory b visiting his parents Mr
and Mrs. S. L. Robert*
Commerce Body At
A. B. Bu. hong I.i Madt Pre«ideat.
Another Meetin< Feb
tp.31r. 1 to 'll!* Silt. 1
EllenbO ’O. Feb. 25.—A chamber oi
! commerce ior the town of Eile.t
boro was officially o;gsnized last
Friday evening when more than SO
progressive citizens of the town and
township were present to bring into
existence r> Club for the purpose oi
i developing the finaocial socia’
| educational and religious Inters..s
of the town and community. Anoth
er meeting if called ior Frid ij'
evening. February 28, at 7:30 p. ni.
to complete the orgarO'v.tion^of vie
At the close of *ke meeting the
following were elected to be officers
for the year: A. B. B".«hcng, pre.».
dent, Professor R. B. bapp, vl>s
president; Professor Ci rtis Price,
secretary-treasurer; V O. Harz.V,
business manager, I\ed Harnll,
publicity manager an • Per. Rourt-.
After fuitber enplaoi tion as :o
the purpor: of the club the consti
tutional committee made its report
at the yerv beginning of the mw,
mg, and n 'rnstituU >n was formed
after suggestions from the commit
tee. Any male citizen of the town
ship may be a member of the cbn
and it is hoped to have at least half
of the membership farmers.
All male citizens are urged to at
tend the ne::t meetlnr and become
Mount Sinai New*
Of Personal Interest
Dr. Arnett Of Boiling *■ prints An 1
Pastor Jenltint P-.each.
(S9ec.1l to The Star.)
Shelby R-2—1The Weather Is fiiv
and much plowing is oeing done in
Dr. Arnett of Boning Spring;
preached ai Mt. Sinui Satu-day
afternoon. Rev. Jenkins our pastor
filled his appointment Sunday aft
ernoon. Roth sermon; were inter
esting and helpful messages of goo
Among the visitors at our church
for the service Sunday afternoon
were Misses Cora, Alda and Janie
Wilson and a number of othei
people from the Sharon commun
Miss Eugenia Rollins was at home
from Fallston to speuJ the week
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Weaver of
Gaffney were visitors ui this com
Misses Margaret Uedmon and
Julia Mae Spake with r. number of
friends from Shelby «v?tad Mi.s
Ural Rollins 8undav afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Bridges an.:1
Mr. and Mrs. Torrens.-. Bridges ami
families attended a t-iithday din
ner given for Mr. B n Bridges at
Miss Maude Rollins spent th;
week-end at home.
Mr. Debrow Webb is spendinj
some time with Mr. and Mrs. Reg
Miss Norine Rollins and Mr. Jnhr
Rollins were visitors ui Shelby ant1
Fallston Sunday afternoon.
Miss Jones Has Tonsils Removed.
Mrs. Boyd Melton Entertains.
(Special to The Star.V
Double Springs, \ Feb. 25—Miss
Julia Jones had her tonsil^ remov
ed Saturday at the Shelby hospital
She was able to return home Sun
Mrs. BjTd Melton entertainer
with a birthday party Friday even
ing honoring her son. Worth. A
large crowd of young people en
joyed the hospitality of Mrs. Mel
lon. After many games and much
fun the hostess served delicious re
Mr. and Mrs. Sanimie Brooks vis
ited Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Brooks
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Hawkins and
Mr.*and Mrs. L. R. Hawkins and
sen, L. R.. jr. visited Mr. and Mrs
Hoyle Turner at Mcoresboro Sun
Mr. and Mrs. M. Brooks visited
Mr. and Mrs. H. Scruggs Sundat
A number of folks from this com
munity attended the funeral of Mr.
David Andrew McSwaln at Beaver j
Dam Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Jones and son
Jchn Paul, spent the week-end with j
Mrs. Jones’ parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Greene.
Mrs. E. R. Hamrick is very sick
at this writing.
Hr. and Mrs. Clyde Snort are
announcing the arrival of a baby
girl, born recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Kimble of Char
lotte and Mr. Joe Bridges from
Washington visited Mr. and Mrs: E.
R. Hamrick Sunday afternoon,
Mr. Yulan Washburn very dc
lightfuly entertained the following
young men the past week-end:
Messrs. Marvin Blanton, Virgil
Weathers, Tyree Greene. Lyman
Martin and Lcwell McSwain.
Mrs. Will Wright and little
daughter, Lucille, of Georgia, have
been spending some time with her
parents Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Greene
Quite a large number of children
of the community have the mumps.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gold of Chet*
jnee. S. C., Mr. and Mrs. Wit*,
j Wright and little daughter, Lucille.
; of Georgia. Mr. and Mrs. Yates
Greene and sen and Mr. and Mrs
J. C. Greer e were guests of Mr.
and Mrs. C. B. Greene Sunday.
Miss Reba Moore spent the week
end with Miss Sarah Harris in the
1 Trinity community.
1, Messrs. Wyan Washburn. Aston
Adams and Raymon Jones spent
Sunday with Mr. J. C. Moore.
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Covington
Misses Vela Covington and Anrue
Belle Davis and Mr. R. C. Coving
ton, jr„ Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Grlgg
were visitors of Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Greene. Mr.
Olin and Miss Janie Greene visited
Mr. and Mas. P. B. Bridges Sundays
Miss Ruby Washburn spent Mon
day with Miss Bertha Hawkins.
The Lattimore quartet consisting
of Messrs. Yulan Washburn, Tyree
Greene. Lowell McSwain and Ly
man Martin sung several selections
in the B. Y. P. U. Sunday night.
The music was thcroughly enjoyed
Mr. and Mrs. John Williamson
and children spent Sunday with
Mr. Williamson's mother.
I Mr. Robert Falls and Mi', and
jMrs. J. M. Gardner visited Mr. and
Mis. E. Y. Harrill Sunday.
Picnic Given For
•Special to The Star.I
I Polkville, Feb. 35.—On last Satur
day the teachers of the junior boys
| and girl* of Polkville Sinday school
I carried them on an all day picnic
There were 18 boys and girls that
went on a truck to the old Elliilt
I mill place near Hollis. Those going
were as follows:
Rev. J. 14. Barber, Mr. R. O
Wlilsnant. Miss Mary Sue Bridge.
Mrs. Plato Elliott, Misses Mary
Francis Stamey. Buna Whisnan*,
Mac Philbeck, Ruth •'wder, RuU;
Greene, Katherine Covington, Clen'.e
Whisnant, and Harv.li and T. C
Bridges, Horace, Covington, jr..
Charles, Dcnnie and Bobby Wh's
nant, Edgar Powell, H“?eriah MV •
ton. Lcyd Crowder, Kay Arrowood,
and Dewey Barber.
Everybody carried their lunch
which was to be cookea
A large camp fire was built to
cook by. Mr. Barber and Mr. Whis
nant, Mrs. Elliott and Miss Bridges
cooked eggs and meat and made
coffee, hot chocolate ana lemonade
while the juniors played games
Each child roasted vuerers. Belov
beginning to eat Re/ Mr. Barber
returned thanks. Everybody had
plenty to rat.
After eating, games were play3J.
The New Way.
By borrowing money to purchase
fertilizers and ether supplies, farm
ers often save 25 per cent or more
over time prices. The Robesonian
understands that the Robeson Ag
ricultural Credit corporation oper
ates without profit and with a min
imum of expense in order to afford
credit facilities to farmers wli,
ueed help to finance their cropa.
German Mystery Gun of 1918
Above is the first drawing published in America "
showing one of the German mystery guns which
shelled Paris in 1918 from a distance of seventy
five miles. The drawing was prepared by Colonel j
If. \V. Miller, who was chief engineer in charge 1
* of heavy artillery in the U. S. Army during
the war, and is used as one of the illustrations
of his new book. Notice the long, lean barrel
of the ‘'Big Bertha." Its turret is mounted on
wheels embracing several railroad tracks.
Radio Use In
Mecklenburg County Leads I..
Number Of Farm Home*
Raleigh.—More tha i 0,300 fa n
home's in North Cavil.if are equip
ped with radio receiving sets, ac
cording to the farm census of : lie
state department of agi'culture, just
made public. Meckle-burg coun y
leads, with 284, .vrh 11 • Guilford
comes second, with 21 and Wr.p
third, with 200. The smallest num
ber is one, in Wasiii niton count
These figures apply orJ> to farms
and do not, of coui ic, show the
total number of receiving sets (or
the state in its entirety, includhig
the cities and incorporated towns.
It is significant in il ls connection
to note that for the past two yct*s
the state department oi agriculture
has been broadcasting a special *g
rlcultural piogram evei> Mondiy,
having been the first state depart
ment to arrange lor a regu’.tr
schedule. The broadcasts are ma le
over the ReJeighvOVP/T' • through
the courtesy of-J. "JJ. V/< atherspoo,..
Agricultural talks iir* piade (ro:n
other stations in -the state, in
cluding W B T« at Charlo.tr. j
W W N C, at Asheville. and I
probably others. In addition to ; lie
department of ajr’culture, the |
State college officials give farm !
talks, while the department of con
servation and development gi-ct
weekly radiocasts on tubjects that
are of interest to people living in
the rural districts a. well as in dm
The reaent census, showing .J-.r
number of farms on which the
are radio sets, Jb thi first of ;t.
kind that has baen taken, that is,
the first census that has set forth
’Possum Turns Modern,
Goldsboro.—'The 'possum, boson
friend of your grlnn’nj darkic a.vi
your hill-oilly, has gone rnoderoj'.
Policeman E. B. Bai'f;■ sniffed
for-the-tinv'-bclng sUange odor on
the inidnighf air. He followed it.
while recohcction grew
"I have it” he said ic t> comiin i
ion. "Follo-v on.”
At the end of the pc. nted trail, j
they fount s. ’possum ;-arked non
chalantly in the tonneau of an .u •
Having qualified as ad n r istratrlx d
the estate of A. J. Sigmon deceased, no
tice is hert-by given to .’11 parties hold
ing c!aim3 against said e-sUtio to prr>ei\_
•hem properlv proven to the undersigned
at Rclwood. NT. G\. route 7*o 1 on or o?
lore January 25. 1931. or this notice * I)
ce pleaded in bar of any recovery the”
or. All persons indebted fo said estxt?
will please make immed'th payment to
the said administratrix.
This February 25. 1930.
B. C. SIGMON, Administratrix
C. B. McBrayer, Atty. • 6t 20.)
SALE OF VALUABLE I AND BY
Under and by virtue of an order of the
superior court of Clevelani county, North
Carolina, made in the special proceeding
entitled B. C. Sigmon, administratrix, of
the estate of A. J. Signicr. deceased, ver
sus Omi McNeely and hu band, Horare
McNeely; Hester Hoyle and husband, Na
than Hoyle: Bertha Brittain ind hus
band, Stearl Brittain: and minors. Mtr
tle L. Sigmon and Cha he Sigmon, etv
the same being No. 1736 upon the special
proceedings docket of sal 1 court, the m
de.sign' d jommissicLer * »!. or »r ; „*• i
day of March. A. D., 1930, at 1 o'clock p
m.. at the court house door in Shelov.
Cleveland county. N. C.. oflu for sale to
the highest bidder for one-half cash
balance in 12 months frmu date of $a e
and secured by the land*: old. that cer
tain tract of land lying and being in .'Jo
11 and a small portion in No. 10 towo
ships of Cleveland counuv ».nd more par
ticulsrly described as follows:
Situate in the county c? Cleveland and
the state of North Caroline, and boundc j '
and described as follo-vs All that n^c •.
or parcel of land consisting of 843« acres
part of patent No. 1027. w.i the water;, rf
Buffalo Mill creek and beginning on a
stake Joseph Buff's corner and runs
with hla line b. 50 E. »7 jeles to a post
oak: thence mrth 48 east 42 pole?, to a
blackjack. P. Buff’s corner thence non.i
18 east 85 poles^to a stone pile in D 1).
Cook's line; thence with it i orth 79 w
18 poles to i Chestnut oar thence N. 13
W. 22 poles to a hickory: thence N 53 VV
51 poles to a hickory; thence S 75 V,
45’j poles to a small blr.cK oak; thence
uiVi . Wes 73 pole.1 io a vr»*
thence S. 28 W. 27* j pok::; to a stake In
I. Buff's line; thence cirt io poles tu
This 19th day of Febru,,;*, 1930.
C B McBRAYER p^mmissioner
Not Worried Over 8800,00C
Little John M. Coward, 5rd, is too engrossed in his sand digging ta
be greatly concerned over the prospect of the $800,000 legacy that
will rain upon him when his mother, Mrs. Audrey Loder Coward,
becomes tho bride of Lee Wingate Carroll this Spring. Under the
term» of the late John M. Coward’s will, the re-marriage of the
wido^ automatically diverts the above sum to the son. The boy’#
late father was the veil-known shoe manufacturer.
A Happy Family!
You bet! There's Buttercup, the baby: Spare
Ribs, the dog; Toots, the wife; antf Casper, the
husband—listed in the order of their impor
tance. These characters have made miiiions
laugh and will mean a lot of pleasure for ; cu
Toots and Casper
By JIMMIE MURPHY
—begins in this newspaper. Laughs are as
plentiful in this comic hit as beards in Moscow.
Don t forget to get your share of enjoyment
out of 'Toots and Casper:’
A GOOD COMIC
Every Other Day In
The Cleveland Star
fHE STAR EVERY OTHER DAY S2.50 PER YEfiRi
Why Pay P!ore?
SPECIALS FOR THE LAST THREE
DAYS OF OUR OPENING SALE:
JUST ARRIVED, NEW DRESSES
Newest styles in Ladies’ Silk Dresses,
Flat Crepes and Fancy Prints
***** — SPRING COATS —
Special values in new Spring Sport and
Dress Coats. All'sizes, 7 to 60.
$3.88 $4.88 $6.88
— SPRING MILLINERY —
All our new Spring Millinery going in two
price groups: Felts, Straws and Crochet
Straws for Miss and Matron—
88c and $1.88
SPECIALS IN NOVELTY SHOES FOR
THE LAST THREE DAYS OF OUR
SALE. ALL STYLES.
In Pumps, Straps, High and Medium
Heels. Just received.
— PIECE GOODS SPECIALS —
We offer the following leaders in our
Piece Goods Department:
36 inch LL Sheeting. .... 5c yard
36 inch Dress Prints .... 14c yard
Father George Sheeting 36 in. LL 9c yard
Chambrays in solids, stripes, checks 10c.
Yd. wide Outing quantity limited 10c yd.
Octagon Soap 2 cakes for Sc while it lasts
WHY PAY MORE?