Even the “Yellow Dog” of Bandit Mob Has His Day!
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An anonymous letter. followed
by fast police work, solved the
murder of Stephen Sweeney.
New York (rang leader, whose
riddled body was found recently
by aviators on the Long Island
Motor Parkway. At the same
> time the police rounded up the
gimp that has held up more than
f>00 stores tn Greater New
York. Here the murder and
banditry gang with their arma
ment, including knives, and
brass knuckles, is shown alter
♦ capture by squad under Captain <
Patrick McVeigh. Left to right,
Captain McVeigh, and captives,
David MftcFarland, Fired Schoen
hardt, Timothy Finn. Harry Mc
Cormick and Joshua Murray.
Captured weapons are piled on
table. Schoenhardt and “Hand
> some Harry" McCormick arc ■*
held for murder of Stephen |
Sweeney. Sehoenhardt admits
killing the gang leader, because
Sweeney called him a “yellow
dog” and hurt his pride. The
police net also closed in on
Margaret Murray, sister of a >
member of the bandit rang, who
is held as a witness in Sweeney’s
murder. I'retty Julia Murray,
wife of John Murray, realized
that the thrill of gang life hail
lost its savor as she was placed
under arrest and confessed to
participation in COO hold-ups.
Pellagra Killing More Tar
Heels Than Several Diseases
Combined, Says Health Officer
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which is a condition tliat is due to
the continued absence of essential
food for the body requirements. The
disease is early to recognize in the
advanced stages, but in the begin
ning when the symptoms are mild
and perhaps appear and disappear
during an interval of a few days, the
condition is often very hard to
diagnose and is overlooked This is
the time, however, when attention
to futher development- is me t im
portant and when most can "be done
for the patient.
"The prevention of pellagra is a
simple matter if earnestly and sys
tematically carried out. Once the
diagnose is established, the food
habit of the person should be im
mediately 'established on a pella re
preventing ba'is. As Dr.-Ooldb'v-'i'r
stated the 3 M’s of diet should be
avoided, mtnel”. meal, fat meat
(salt) and molasses.'*
The diet 'bould consist each dav
Of what is known as the pel lama
preventing food. The old slogan
adopted bv the North Carolina State
Board of Health in 1916 still holds
good, arid with the addition of
fruits, may be said to be a pellagra
preventing diet. That slogan was "a
milk cow with plenty of milk and
butter for every family on every
farm; and plenty of milk and but
ter tti every home in city and ;own |
In the State." This means fresh
whole milk, lresh butter, and not
oil substitutes commonly sold for
butter at, half price, Second, a flock
of poultry sufficient to have *.,me
fresh chickens at frequent periods
throughout he year, and sufficient
to produce an abundance of fresh
eggs for the family table. Third, a
garden carefully worked and on s
'producing bams 365 days in the
year. An abundance of fresh fruits,
some fresh lean meat, either be f,
mutton, pork, fish or chicken, and
especially fresh lean beef, are es
sential at frequent intervals. Cured j
pork ham or shoulder of hogs, Tver'
and other items of a meat diet are
“To make a long story short, the
“Live at Home" program as spon
sored by His Excellency, Governor
O. Mnx Gardner, will, if carried out |
reduce to a minimum a disease1
which is taking its toll by the thorn- j
adds, and Which will undoubted! .' \
Increase during this economic de
pression unless the "Live at Home" :
program is sponsored by every or-I
ganlzatton having the welfare of !
the people of North Carolina at
heart-. Live at home on a well bal
anced diet and assist, in reducun
the death rate from the disease.!
which, year, by year, is increasing.' I
“Fighting Bob's'5 Son
Takes Oath of Office
Philip L* Follette, son of “Fight
ing Bob,” pictured making a speech
after taking oath of office as Gov
ernor of Wisconsin, The inaugu
ration ceremonies were attended
by notable? from every part of the
Late News Events
(Special to The Star.i
A large crowd attended Sunday
school Sunday and the pastor was
present, Rev. G, P. Abernethy,
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Carroll spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Noah
Chapman near Cattlmore.
Mr. Edwin Moore spent the week
end with Mr. Aston Adams of Lat
Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Wright and
daughter spent Saturday night With
Mr. and Mrs. William Carroll.
Mr F. C Wright visited in the
Beaver Dam community Sunday.
Miss Pauline Lovelace was the
dinner guest of Mi. s Florence
Mr. Northern Harris and Tha
mur Wright spent Saturday night
with Sidney Carroll.
The dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
D. P. Wright Sunday were: Mr.
and Mrs. Benton Putnam and fam
ily, Miss Eva Moore. Mr. Talmadge
Wright and Northern Harris.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Bridges
spent Saturday night with Mr. and
Mrs Ervin Bridges.
Mi ses Florence Elma and Ola
Hamrick and Pauline Lovelace vis
ited Cora Wright Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. William Carroll gave,a tacky
party Saturday night. A nice time
was enjoyed by all. The prize win
ners were Miss Florence Hamrick
and Mr. Thamnr Wright.
•Rev. G. P. Abernethy was the din
ner guest of Mr. and Mrs W. W.
Those visiting Mr, Melvin Wright
Sunday afternoon were Mr, Ray
mond Seism and Marshal Wright,
A large crowd attended tire social
Thursday night given by the inter
mediate department at Mr. J. M.
Moores. Music was furnished by
Mr: Miles Myers and Mr, Paul Ram
ey of Kings Mountain.
Miss Margaret Wolfe spent Thurs
day night with Miss Jbe Putnam,
Pauline Wright spent Saturday
night with Reba Wright.
The young men’s class of Putter
011 Grove Sunday school gave an
oyster supper at Mr. J. B. Patter
son Wednesday night and u nice
time was enjoyed by nil. Music was
furnished by Mr. Edwin Moore and
Mrs. William Carroll spent Thurs
day with Mrs. D. P. Wright.
Oak Grove News
Events Of Week
Kings Mtn., R-4..Our Sunday
chool attendance has been short
for several Sundays We hope the
weather will soon change so all may
attend Sunday will be our regular
preaching day. Services will begin
at 1 o'clock.
H. T. Wright's store was robbed
last Monday night of groceries and
a tew dry goods.
Mrs, Minnie Lindsey of Charlotte
came up Friday to attend the fu
neral of her niece. Mrs. J. U. Led
The friends of Mrs. Ledford were
shocked to hear of her death. She
bore her suffering In peace and the
end Was silent. She passed on to be
with mother, father and loved ones
Mrs. Minerva Chapman and chil
dren of Shelby are visiting in this
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Watterson
of near Waco visited Mr. and Mrs. E.
V Ross last week
In fact, the Bolshevik plot trial
looks like one of these little theater
efforts that doesn't quite jell.—
Fine Clothes Lost Lady Diplomat Her Post
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Mine. Kollontai, Russian Envoy to Sweden, Finds Popularity
Wane as Stalin, “Iron Man of the Soviet,” Withdraws
Patronage, Leaving the Communist and Autocrat
at the Mercy of Radicals Who Assert She Is
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IbvM of 0su> . iWEDEM. MME KiCHAEK3VNAkbOANTI
J ffar. k’oMANTI WHIM
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Stockholm. Jnn. 8. -Mrdame Mi
chaelovna Kollontal, who has been
called the world's foremost woman
diplomat because of her appolnt
ment ts a soviet ambassadress. Is in
She has been fired from her last
job as ambassadress to Sweden.
The communists are mad r.t her,
because they say she has been liv
ing "to bourgeois” a life at Oslo and
Stockholm She wears beautiful and
expensive clothes and travels about,
the city in a gorgeous state coach
drawn by four black Arrbian horses.
The communists are against osten
tation as a bourgeois vulgarity.
They disl ke a ft: unting display, es
pecially In one who is their repre
sentative in a country which they
are anxious to impress with the new
But Mine. Rollantai might still be
riding behind her Arrbian horses
in Oslo, clad in her rich coat of
chinchilla and black taffeta gown
if she hfldtri had a frjling out with
Joseph Stalin, head of the commun
ist party. For Stalin is the "iron
man" of the soviet republic. He
drove Leon Trotsky, former head ot
the red army, into exile to Con
strnttnopie Born in Georgia, south
of the Caucasian mountains, this
son of a shoemaker, controls the liv
es and destinies of some 150.000,000
Mine Kotiant; 1 nas not alone
fallen out with Stalin, but she has
not been on good terms with Max
im Litvlnoff, the soviet foreign com
missar. She did not keep it a secret
that she considered this gentle
man an upstart. It was all right for
her to snub Litvlnoff as long as she
was under the protection of Stalin,
But as soon as the “iron mah” with
drew his patronrge she discovered
that she was not a popular lady any
longer. Instead she floundered in
the cold waters of communistic
However, she has had more than
her share of acclaim She lias fell
the thrill of power in a fascinating
era of national life. She has wit
nessed the me of a new party, the
end of a capitalistic rule, and the
sudden release of women from a
comprrative serfdom to a recognis
i This is not the fl'st time that the
| noblewoman communist has been
In 1926 she was appointed soviet
minister to Mexico. Although she
had previously traveled through the
United States, visiting 81 cities in
a campaign In behalf of commun
ism and women's rights, the coun
try was not anxious to see her
again. And so she was barred from
entering the United States on her
way to Mexico City. But this didn’t
bother Mine. Kollrntai, It didn’t
matter to her how she got to Mexi
co, so long as she got there.
Buf "Mexico didn’t take kindly to
■ he lady diplomat. Mexico said she
sheltered Bertram Wolfe, the Am
e lean communist, who had been
expelled from that country a year
before. So the labor organizations
asked President Cailes to expel the
beautiful female minister.
President Cailes didn’t have to
trke any dramatic steps, as the
lady suddenly discovered that he-1
health demanded baths in Germany
So she went to Germany and never
did return to Mexico City. Tnsterdj
she went back to her former post
In Norway. J
Her book, entitled "Hed Love. '
|proved another bone .of contention
in the progress of the charming
! ambassadress. The year 1927 rang
j with denunciation of the frir ex-j
| ponent of free love. Ante-lean wom
en especially rose up in Indigna
Her 60 summers sit upon her
very lightly. Her bobbed hair la still
a warm brown and her complexion
!clear. Her figure is girlish. Indeed!
i she gives the Impression of youth
! with her pugnacious chin, round !
jlrrge face and bright eyes. It is
‘ such women as she who really pave
the way for more freedom for the
She 1s both a communist and r.n ]
autocrat. The daughter m n famous
jczarist general she wrs one of the
old Russian aristr 'racy who re*
notinced their h(gh lineage to em
j hrace bolshevism.
Her aristocratic background mrk
: es her radical views all the more
nflaftimable. She has been iuter*.
viewed and her convictions aired
eve«y teiiguago of the world. She
is a mouthpiece for her turbulent j
"ounty. If she doesn’t present the!
sanest aspect of Russia s hopes and!
achievements, she does offer a ro
mrntic and s'l’T!*'" picture of wo
man's new place in this land of ex
Atkins Again Heads
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daring that “service” to the com
munity and to humanity is a marl?
of one's success in life. Dr. Lingle
was introduced in glowing terms by
Judge Jones of Gastonia who point
ed out the service which Dr. Lingle
is rendering in the educational and
p.ritual life of our nation.
A vote of confidence and thanks
was extended to Scout Executive R.
M. Schiele and Mrs. Schiele for their
untiring efforts in behalf of scout
ing during the past year. President
Atkins in his report announced that
the Piedmont council is the second
largest in region six which embraces
the two Caro’inas, Georgia, and
Florida, being exceeded only by the
council in the Atlanta Area, He de
clared that the budget of $11,600 is
very small considering the number
of boys in the troops in this coun
cil. All through the reports there
were references to the handicaps
and obstacles under which the
council has labored during the past
year, the Interruption in textile
manufacture and the bank failures
making it impossible for some of
the counties to raise their quotas.
During the past year scout exten
sion work has been carried on in
Iredell, Catawba, Burke and Cald
well counties and representatives
were here to report on the increas
ing interest in scouting in these
About 14 Shelby men were pres
ent at the Monday night meeting
with other representatives from
Kings Mountain, MooreshOro, Bel
vvood. Falisfon. Lawndale, Grover
and Earl where .-cout troops are
Jonas Hops On Nye;
Case In This City
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Charges were made against one of
the ward registrars in Shelby by one
of the defeated candidates, but the
records have it that the pro.ecuting
Witness failed to prosecute when the
case reached the county court,
-here was talk* then that Congress
nan Jonas might assist in the pros
cutlon but he did not show up and
he incident he refers to here fail
ed to develop.
GREAT WHITE SALE AND
NOW ON FOR TEN DAYS!
OUR JANUARY SALES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN
LOOKED FORWARD TO BY NORTH AND SOUTH
CAROLINA, AS THE OUTSTANDING OPPOR
TUNITY TO SUPPLY YOUR NEEDS FOR THE
In household and persona! wearing apparel, this
year we cordially and frankly tell you that we have not
sold goods as low in twenty years—net low grade, but
high grade standard merchandise at the new and low
est prices for years.
THIS SALE OP^NS THURSDAY JAN 15 FOR
TFN DAYS, AND INCLUDES AT SPECIAL SALE
FOURTH FLOOP — Furniture of all Hnds, beauti
ful pictures, frame*, floor ^a^cy electric lemDS,
China ware, glassware, plated hollow ware, silver
THI*VD FI 00*> — With th- mc^ uo-to-d^e and
beautiful F^useh-'d Draperes, Fin^ Curtains, Certain*
Carneting, Rugs, Drr"^ets, Flo^"* Coverir*"*, Window
Shades—any size—all included in this sa'e.
SECOND FLOOR — Ladies’ ard Masses’ Ready-to
Wear, Ceats, Dresses, F~*s—in a c1ean un t'-at ir''*'ns
many dcPars saved to t*~e nr^chasers—Ladies’ Frne
SKo-s, Infants’ and C^-'ldren’s Department—a wonder
ful department for girls.
OUR GREAT FIRST FLOOR — Where you buy
all kinds of White C^^ds, Sheets, Cases, Sheet'n'~s,
Blankets, Spread*, Sil1*, l ‘nen«. Hosiery, Gloves, Sil
verware, Cotton Piece Goods—These we are seFint* in
beautiful new designs and patterns a‘ a great redac
tion. It will nay you to come many miles, hundreds, to
attend this sale.
Is to sell 1,000,000 families in the CaroFnas dur
ing this Sale 50 yards of cotton cloth each, which
will mean 50,000,000 yards, putting to work
thousands of men and wcmen, starting to run
thousands of looms, on cotton goods that are now
idle. Help us do this! 50 yards to the family, an
Visit the Greatest Barga;n Basement in the South.
It’s a re-J store within a big store. One Hundred Clerks
to wa:t cn you. If you have never seen a real Live Bar
ga'n B?sement, ynu have th‘s treat in store.
We wdl sell a man’s 220 Blue Den’m Overall for
50c. Think of it! And we paid, for them too. Don’t fail
to visit this Greatest Barga:n Easement.
When ycu see Eelk’s Great Easement—anyth:ng to
wear frcmhead to foot, and at remarkably less prices—«
You will wonder how it is done!
CAROLINA’S GREATEST MEN’S AND BOYS'
CLOTHING, GENTS’ FURNISHINGS, SHOES,
We sell them from the mountains to the Atlantic.
We fit the smallest boy or the largest man—-the longest
legs or the shortest.
The biggest foot or the hardest to fit can be fitted in
our Great Shoe Department. All ages from the cradle
to the "* metery, and they buy them for less, and a great
Remember, this is a once a year opportunity, and
this year’s sale ccmes at a t me when you need to save.
DON’T PASS THIS CHANCE!
IT WILL PAY YOU TO COME 100 MILES OR
THE SALE IS ON NOW FOR TEN DAYS OR
Belk Brothers Co*
CHARLOTTE, N. C.