Of Current Week
Mr. Boyd Willis Burled At St Peters
Church. Mrs. Stanley Entertains
W. M. U. Personals.
(Special to The Star.'
Fallston, Feb. 17.—Mr. Boyd Willis
died February 15, at the Shelby hos
pital and was burled at St. Peter.,
church Monday at 11 o’clock. Tlir
funeral was conducted by his pastor,
Kev. E. E. Snow. Two brothers and
three sisters survive.
The W. M. S. of Fallston Baptist
church met Saturday afternoon with
Mrs. T. A. Stamey. A very interest
ing program was rendered. The
following officers were elected for
this yckr: President, Mrs. E. G.
Spurling; vice president, Mrs. P. O.
Bogs; secretary and treasurer, Mrs.
D. E. Hoyle; program committee,
Mesdames G. S. Royster and T. A.
Lee; Y. W. A. leader. Mrs. Claud
Stamey, G. A's, Mrs. C. D. Stroupe,
It. A's, Mrs. W. F. Hamrick, Sun
beams, Mrs. L. E. Willis. At the close
of the meeting delicious refresh
ments were served.
The Home Economics club will
meet Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock
at the club room.
Mrs. P. O. Ross is ill at this writ
Mr. Boggs Loaves Hospital.
Mr. Max Boggs has returned to
las home from the Shelby hospital
where he underwent an appendicitis
The following motored to Ashe
ville Sunday: Misses Thelma and
Cloe Wright and Eloice Royster and
Messrs. Oscar Morgan and Grier
Mr. Watson Falls has returned to
Davidson college after spending
several days with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. Falls.
Mr. and .Mrs. T. A. Lee and
daughters and Mrs. D. A. Beam vis
ited Mr. and Mrs, Ed Hoyle at
Charlotte Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs, John Lackey visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Peeler at
Bsiwood Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Hoyle spent
Sunday with Mr. Hoyle's mother,
Mrs. W. A. Gantt.
Mrs. T. A. Stamey is spending
this week with her son, Mr. Owen
Stanley and Mrs. Stamcy in Ruth
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Royster and
family spent the day Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs.' G. S. Royster.
Misses Vista and Edna Wright
Visited Misses Vangie and Stella
Wright Sunday afternoon,
Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Martin were
the dinner guests of Dr. and Mrs.
A A. Lackey.
The following visited Mrs. Edward
Cline Sunday afternoon: Mesdames
Torn, Ves. and Robert Cline and
I.dna B. Champion.
Mr. Odus Wright of South Caro
lina spent the week-end with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Winzlo
Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Wright and
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Warlick visited
Mr. and Mrs. Gideon Sweezy at
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hoyle visited
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Hoyle Sunday,
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Stamey and
family visited Mr. and Mrs, George
Cornwell in the Zion community
Mr. and Mrs, Slone Elliott spent j
the week-end with Mrs. Essie Craw- j
ford ip Gastonia.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Hoyle and,
family visited Mrs. Hoyle’s father,
Mr. Amos Pruitt who is in the
Charlotte hospital, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Lewis and Mr.
and Mrs. Adlai Elliott visited Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Gantt Sunday.
Mr. G. H. Edmonds is confined to
his bed with mumps.
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Spurling and
sons, spent the day Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. George Lattimore near
Visit At Mars Hill.
Mr. M. L. Smith arid daughter!
tad Mr. George Murray visited Mr.
Hubert Smith at Mars Hill college
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Clay visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. Clem Hoyle Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Ogburn Lutz and
family of Shelby visited Mr. and
Mrs. Max Boggs Sunday.
Mrs. John Gantt of Belwood spent
Thursday with Mrs. Henry Gantt.
Mrs. McCoy Wright and Miss
Bessie Wright visited Mrs. Charley
Mrs. Chess Dalton who teaches
tire fourth grade in our school is
sick at this writing.
The following were dinner guests
of Dr. and Mrs. W. J. Lackey Sun
day: Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Cline
and family of Kings Mountain and
Mr. Gus Cline and daughter, Miss
Hester Cline, of Gastonia.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stamey and
family spent the day Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt Stamey at
Miss Nellie Morris who is teach-!
ing school at Moriah spent the
week-end with her parents, Rev. and
Mrs. Joe Morris.
Miss Rhea Lattimore spent the
day Sunday with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. D. Lattimore near
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Willis of
Belwood visited, Mr. and Mrs. Lee
Mbs Mary Pegram and Mr. Gor
don Lowery of Shelby visited Miss
Martha Sue Royster Saturday
Take Advantage of
—Care Increases the Span of Life
; Avail Your Melf of the Health Benefits in Modern hnmrl
; edge of Disease, Urges Dr. Copeland, Pointing Out the
Marvelous Progress of Medical Science in Recent Years
By ROYAL S. COPELAND, M. D.,
United States Senator from New York.
Former Commissioner of Health, Kew York City,
Wb hare made great prog
ress against disease. This
is shown by the cutting in
half of the nation’s death rate
Mach of this
; decrease, of
i course, has
! been among in*
i fants. It is be
there can be
made a further
great dec rease
in the present
rate. Too many
people have not
as yet availed
them selves of
what is called
"p r e ventive
Many diseases of infants, chil
dren and adults, can and should
be prevented. The future of medi
cine and the future of the nation
as a whole, lies, not in the curing
of diseases, but in the prevention of
To a remarkable degree, public
health can be bought, Unfortu
nately. there are too many commu
nities that neglect to do the things
that prevent disease. There are too
many Individuals who will not take
advantage of their opportunities.
Since the discovery of the toxin
anti toxin control of diphtheria, the
death rate of this disease has been
reduced 95 per cent. If all parents
would take their children to physi
cians for injection against this dis
ease, there would bo no diphtheria.
With care in the cleanliness in the
homes and city streets, with proper
supervision of the water and milk
supplies, and protection against flies,
typhoid fever, at one time a very
common disease, is how compar
atively rare. There is now available
a vaccine that protects against this
Wherever typhoid fever does exist.
It may be said to be due to care
lessness. This carelessness is either
the fault of the individual or of the
community. Ignorance in these mat
ters is almost criminal.
We look forward to the day when
preventive medicine and care of the
public health will become a national
affair. War must be declared on all
diseases that can be prevented and
which still cripple the nation. It is
true that the health of the people of
the United States and Canada Is far
1 letter today than it was In 1900, but
there still remains much to be done.
This is a subject which should
be taught In the schools. It should tie
discussed In the home. The press,
the pulpit, the radio—these agents
for good should be enlisted even
more than they now are in spread
I Answers to Health Queries 1
ami IK. v — What do you advise
A.~-First attention muat bo given
the digestion. Constipation Istan im
portant factor and. even though the
dowels move daily, there may be
MRS. E. L. C. Q—1 am irritable,
thih, pale and worn from nursing m>
husband through a long siege of 111
ness. What can I do to build 'tfp my
A —In order t» gain weight and
build up your general health I would
suggest that you eat nourishing
foods and huvo plenty of sleep and
MHS: Vi. A. Q - Is minora! oil
A.—No, it Is merely lubricating
* * *
S. n. T. (').—What do you ad
vise for arthritis-’
A.—This disease Is often stubborn
in yielding to treatment. Semi self,
addressed, stamped envelope for full
particulars and repeat your question.
Oopyratl, l#3i, trr Vewraaj.'er Feeture Service. Inc.
Play For Orphan To
3c Given Palm Tree
Last week’s issue of The Star car*
ried a notice of a play to be given
by the Belwood citizens for the
benefit of an orphan girl of the
community who has contracted tu
berculosis. The play itself was a
great success and a nice sum of
money was realized.
At the invitation of the member
ship of Palm Tree church the play
will be given there on Friday night,
at 7:30. The title of the play is “The
Minister’s Wife’s New Bonnet."
There will be no admission charges j
but a freewill offering will be iaken
for the benefit of the young lady I
who is ill.
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Division Prizes For United
Daughters Of Confederacy
| The following prizes are being of- j
j feted by the United Daughters of
I the Confederacy for division prizes
1. A large silver loving cup given I
j annually by the North Carolina di- j
j vision U. D. C. to the chapter doing
< the best historical work along all
| linos during the year.
2. The “'Leah Jones Stevens” lov
ing cup given annually by her sis
ters, Mrs, Hollister, Mrs. Nixon andj
Miss Jones Of New Bern, to the j
chapter doing the best historical;
work In schools.
3. A silver loving cup given ah-j
dually by Mrs. W. E. White of I
Louisburg, to the chapter which has]
the most members sending in his
4. A large Stars and Bars Hag to
j the chapter placing the greatest
I number of stars and burs flags Ini
schools, offered by the Orrert Ran
jdolph Smith chapter. C. of C„ Hen
derson in memory of Orren Han
jdalph Smith, designer of the Stars
(For mefnbers of the North Caro
lina division U. D. C.)
1. Ten dollars in (told for the best
essay on "The Confederate Navy.' j
offered by General Albert Cox of j
Raleigh, in memory of his father,
General William Ruffin Cox.
2. Ten dollars in gold for the best
essay on "Education as the Way of j
Recovery and Advance from the
Ruins of the War Between the
States and Reconstruction" offered
by one of North Carolina’s mast dis
tinguished citizen, in honor Dr.
Alexander Graham of Charlotte.
3t Ten dollars in gold lor the best
essay on ‘‘The Romance of Confed
erate Cotton," offered by Mrs. Lena;
Avant of Wilmington, in memory of j
her son, Marion Charles Avan!. I
4. Ten dollars In gold for the best
tssuy on “Coast Guard Defenses
Confederacy to Science," offered by
Mrs. D, A: Garrison of Gastonia, in
honor of tier father. Mr. D. B. Col
rane or Concord, North Carolina.
5. Ten dollars in gold for the best
sssay on “Coast Guard Denfeses
During the War Between the States"
offered by Mrs. 8 H. Isler. of
Greensboro In memory of tier moth
er, Mrs. Eugenia C. Wathtngton.
6. Ten dollars In gold for the best
essay on "Literature and Music dur
ing the Confederacy." offered by the
sixth district U. D a
7. Ten dollars in gold for the best
essay on "Some Outstanding Accom
plishments of Confederate Veterans
In Recent Years," offered by Mrs.
Kate Davis Crenshaw of Salisbury,
in memory of her father, Judge Jos
eph J. Davis.
8 Ten dollars In gold tor the best
one act play showing some period
of Confederate history, offered by
Mrs. J. G. Stlkeleather of Asheville,
In honor of her father, Captain W.
9. Ten dollars In gold for the best
collection of anecdotes and Incidents
relating to Confederate period offer
ed by the Greene county chapter U
D. C. in honor of the chapter presi
dent, Mrs. R. w; Tsley.
10. Ten dollars fn gold for the
"Review or Criticism of any Book
Relating to the Confederate Per
iod." (This does not apply to books
relating to reconstruction. Review
limited to 2.500 words) offered by
the James B Gordon chapter of
Winston-Salem, in memory of Mr.
Henry L. Riggins
11. Five dollars In gold for the
best essay on "North Carolina news
papers During the Confederacy," of
fered by Mr. Galt Braxton, editor of
The Kinston Dally Free Press.
12. Seven dollars for the best es
say on "Foreign Relations of--the
Confederacy;" offered by the twelfth
district, V D. C
AH reports and essays must be m
the hands of the division historian.
Mrs. Robert W. Isley. Snow Hill. N.
C.j not later than September 1, it*:-1
Essays must be typewritten, v h
fictitious signature. Rea! name,
[chapter and address must be in stal
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must be put fictitious name, title ol
essay, and chapter.
TO I.FT MEN \NI> WOMEN
SIT TOGETHIK IN (TirRCH
Byron, 111, Modernism has struck
For the first time in the history
of the parish men and women will
be permitted to sit together Sunday
in the German Reformed church lii
For 40 years, the men have been
made to sit on one side of the
church and the women on the other.
The modern youth of the church
sponsored the change.
Shelby Route Two
(Special to The Star.)
Shelby, R-2, Feb. 17.—Mr. W. W
ii ivclin has hern confined to his bed
ithe.p ast week with pneumonia. He
i is in n critical ocmdiMon.
Miss ltuth Sanstriff o* Earl spe v
I hursday night with her classmu’e
. Miss Madge Hardin.
Mrs. David Hardin has been eo.r
.lin'd to her room with a sore fin
: per, which almost resulted in blood
Mr and Mrs. Basil Hardin arid
■ wo sons, spent the week end in t. s
Mrs. B. F. Wilson of Cherryvii’e,
is at the bedside of nrr fath.er J.f'.
W. w. Hardin.
Mr. Boren Wilson and Miss Mag
da lent. Ilowle of Forest City spot.
awhile Saturday night with the
former’s grandparents, Mr. and Vir»
W W. Hardin.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Beam, Broad
iis Blanton and Hubert Blanton, of
Shelby visited their parents and
grandparents Mr. and Mrs. W. W.
Hafdin. Thursday af’ernoon.
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