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telephone Phc star no. s-J fclaen Moinmg 8 To 12 u clock.
Mrs, Drum can be readier! at ber borne, Phone 713, afternoon and niguu
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' There's woti ' at I atone c an do,'
He used to any:
“t know that thing'.'' wilt x« to ruin
If I’m away."
They found him .dead acroa* Vila desk
Today at dawn:
And now I see him widr-ey ett watch
The world wag on.
Mrs. Snttlr To
Entertain Chic ora*.
Mrs. Oscar Suttlc wit) be hostes
to the members ot tire Chlcor.t club
at a social meeting on Friday after
noon at 3:SO at her attractive home
on TJorth l.aFa.vette street.
Of Keening Division.
Tlie evening division of the Wom
an’s club will meet on Thursday
t \ ening at 8 o’clock at the club room
with Mesdamea Frank DeYoung and
H H, Pratt acting as joint hostesses.
There will be a regular meeting
of the second afternoon division til
the Woman’s club at the club room
tomorrow’ afternoon at 3:30 with
Metoames F. R. Sanders. L. C. Best
and O. H. Shull as joint .hostesses.
Every member is urged to bring to
five meeting their contribution r.l
flower seeds or shrubs for the home
Mrs. Comev in Hostess
At Waffle Supper.
Mrs. L. R. Comevin entertained a
few of her friends informally last
evening fit a waffle supper. The
table was beautifully appointed and
rovers were laid for: Mrs. J. S. Me
Knight, Mrs. H. D. Wilson. Mrs, R.
t. Armour, and Mrs. Cornevin
lunior Red Cross
People who are Interested in the
fine work being done by the Junior
Red Cross organization in (he South
Shelby school will be interested to
know that this group of children
has made a contribution of $5.77 to
the national Red Cross organization
for rettef in the drought stricken
South Shelby Woman's
Club To Meet.
There will be a regular meeting of
the South Shelby Woman's club on
Thursday afternoon at 3:30 at the
South Shelby school building, Beau
r dying the home grounds will be
the subject for discussion at the
meeting, and important business
matter.; are to be brought before
the group- A full attendance of
members is urged.
small Party For
Mrs. Lutlier MeGmty was hoateas
yesterday afternoon at a delightful
.'small party in compliment to Mrs.
John Schencfc. gr., who leaves thl'3
week for a visit of six weeks to her
relatives at Houston and San An
tonio, Texas. Contract bridge was
played at two tables during the aft
ernoon. After several progressions
the hostess was assisted by her
daughter, Hits. Clinton Perry, In
serving n delicious salad course with
Those playing were: Mis. Schench,
Mrs. McOinty. Mrs. Frank Hoey,
Mrs. Ceph Blauton. Mrs. S. S. Roy
ster, Mrs. r. R. Morgan. Mrs. E, B.
hatlimere and Mrs Jap Buttle
Mr*. Hennessa Entertains
Contemporary Book Club.
Mrs. Brevard Hennessa was a
charming hostess on Tuesday after
noon to the members of tire Con
temporary book club, entertaining
at the home of Mrs. P. L. Hennessa.
Thirteen members were present and
after a brief business session Mrs.
Harry Hudson, who had charge of
current events for the afternoon,
gave an interesting diffusion of the
Philippine situation. The main fea
ture of the program was given by
Mrs. Robert Hord who discussed
"The Movies as a Modern Art." dis
cussing Greta Garbo, Ann Harding,
Ruth Chatterton and other inter
esting personages on the screen.
After the close of the program
Mfs. Hennessa was assisted by Mrs.
Hudson in serving a salad course
On Monday afternoon at the club
room members of the American
Homes department of the Woman's
club enjoyed an interesting meeting
with Mrs. R. L. Weathers in charge
ani Mrs. H. E. Waldrop as assist
ant hostess. During a brief business
meeting a committee, consisting of:
Mrs. S. O. Andrews, Mrs. Colin Hull.
Mrs. G. P. Smith, Mrs. W. H. Blan
ton and Mrs. NeUdr t atthnorc. was
appointed to revise the club roll. At
the beginning of the meeting the
guests were given five minute* in
which to see which could make the
most words out of tho letters In
pudding. Mrs. Nelson Luttimore was
winner of this contest and received
a pudding pan.
Mrs. Weathers demonstrated the
making of grated sweet, potato pud
ding and apple upside down cake.
Mrs. Waldrop assisted her in serv
ing -the pudding and upside down
cake with whipped cream and Rus
Recipes follow, these quantities
IwlU serve from 13 to 16 people gen
erously. Apple upside down cake: 3
C. pared and cored apples, or 1 1-2
cups of dried apple , cooked: 1 C.
orowrr suger; 2 T. butter. Melt, but
ter in iron trying pan. add sUgaf
end stir until smoothe. Cover this
mixture smoothly with apples and
add the batter. Cool: in a moderate
oven for 40 minutes and serve warm.
The batter to be used in this cake
is made by mixing: 1 C. sugar, 1-3
o. shortening, 1-2 C. sweet milt;
1 1-3 C. flour, 2 t. baking powder,
1-4 t, salt and 1-2 tsp vanilla.
Orated sweet potato pudding: 3
large sweet potatoes, grated; l C.
sugar; 2 C. milk; 2 T. melted butter;
2 t. pulverized ginger: 1-2 lb. marsh
mallows. Mix all ingredients except
marshmallows, cook inside oven un
til reasonably thick, stirring often.
Spread marshmallows over top and
i run into oven until brown.
No. 1 Township
News Of Week
j ■ ' " ' ' • ... _ ‘
I Child His Pneumonia. .Ur. Bridges
Hurt At Saw Mill, personal
' Special to The Star.'
No. 1 Township, Feb. 24.—Out
pastor. Rev. J. J. Boone, delivered to
us botii Saturday and Sunday a
very interesting message.
Mr. Quay Byars of Cliffside spent
the week-end with his parents, Mr.
land Mrs. W. P. Byars.
Mr, and Mrs. Coleman Moore and
Mrs. Mariam Scruggs visited Mrs. i
W, P. Byars Thursday.
Misses Exle Humphries and Grace
McBrayer were the Sunday guests
of Miss Eloisp Hamrick.
Mr. and Mrs. Clay Humphries
spent the week-end with the for
mer’? parents, Mr .and Mrs. W, W.
Mr. ami Mrs. Arthur SWofford, of
Grassy Pond community were the
guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Earls visited
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Earls Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Darts and;
Mrs. Cleve Pruitt, of Bolling Springs
were the guests Sunday of Mr. and
Mrs. J. D. Byars.
Misses I.ucile Huskey and Maynv
Earls visited Mrs. Byron Mintz at
Cliffside Tuesday night.
Misses Inez Davis and Exie Hum
phries and Messrs. Loyd McCraw
and Howard Davis spent awhile with
Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Davis Satur
; Mr. and Mrs Herman Jones spent
Sunday witli Mr. and Mrs. L. I.
Mr. Theodore Earls was the guest
'Saturday night of Mr. Richard Earls.
Mr. Oarthur Humphries spent
Saturday night with Mr Bobby
Tire small baby of Mr. David Bail
ey is seriously ill with double pneu
While working at the saw mill
last week Mr. Dillard Bridges had
the misfortune of getting his arm
Mr. Doyle Jolley of Chesuee. S. C..
has moved into this community.
Gandhi predicts he will soon be
back in jail, and somehow or other
we have an idea that bird is a bet
ter prophet this time than he has
ever been in all his life.—Lynchburg
'DMIMSTR VTOR’S SALE.
8j virtu* of an order of th« superior
court in special proceeding entitled. ' J B
Ellis, Adr ct at vs. Bay Moss et at." 1
will sell to the highest bidder at the court
house door in Shelby on.
Saturday. March a*. 'l93t, at Id o clerk M.
or within legal hours, the following de
scribed real estate:
(a i Situated in the town of drover. Be
ginning on a large maple. W. J Moss'
corner, in Dr. Oates line and runs with
’A J. Moss’ line south 3-4 weet 11* chair.*
to a small maple In his line: thence a new
line south 534i west 7.46 chains to a stake
nn southwest side of a branch in Oates
line: thence with hts line north »-« east
!*•** ehains to a stone, his corner; thence
with another Un* of hts north MV* east
(.10 chains to the beginning, containing
(b> 1 -One-filth undivided Interest of
A. It Moss in the lands of tv. A. Moss,
lUoJect to the life estate of Minnie Mosa,
widow, to-wlt' That lot containing CM
acrea, being lot No 3 of the J. P. Moss
land, adjoining lands of Mr. Well*. W'. J.
Moss, Dr. Oates. H. D Moss and described
in deed recorded in booh 3-V. page 196.
3. Containing 9 9 acres, being a part of
lot No. 4 of the J. p. Moss land, deed re
corded to book 3-V. paf© 187.
3. C<mt*\nlns 33’* acres, bounded by
lands of George Oates. Amhone Adams,
aiadhet! lands, and others, deed record
'd ,1' b°^ **»**• isf’. *U of the office
of the reg*ster for Cleveland county, N. C
fei An undivided l-as interest in the
h.'i rt.D?u’ednbI ?• F Mos3 *<■ time ol
t»t* of Mr*. F. A Mosa. containing In*
sfsres, adjoining Die lands of t> Oeor-e
•* O. Westmoreland and lot No !
described in deed recorded in
**U; P**e 3*3 of the register's of.
Uej for Cleveland county. N c.
Terms of sale: One-half cash on day ol
*•*«• balance in *tv months.
This the 34th day of Pebruary, 1931.
J. B. MJJS. Administrator of W. W.
B T Falls, Atty. . «t J*eb. 384
Mt. Sinai News
Of Current Week
lie'nlar Preaching Services. l.iMtr ;
Bnfortl Clary Has Ineitmonio.
Personals. , >
, (Special to The Star.1*
Shelby, K-2, Feb. !l —The ragp-.
hr preaching .services were held at
the church Saturday and Sunday
afternoon. Rev. Mr. Goode of Bell
ing Springs, a former pastor of this
church, ha dcliarge of the services
Sunday and brought a very inspiring
message to the people.
Mr. and Mrs, Wilburn Putnam
and two small daughters, Margsr't
and Mary Anne, of T.attlmore were !
visitors at the home o! Mr. and Mr..
I, C. Putnam last Tuesday.
Miss Madeline Wright of Eailj
spent Thursday nigh", with M*r,.vs
Ruth and Rhea Hunt.
Mr. and Mrs, Eictor Ledbetter and
children of Flint Hill were visitors
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W N. [
Wearer one day last week.
Mr, and Mrs, Joe Weaver of Kings j
Mountain and also Mr. Vlnesette!
of Grassy Pond, visited Mr. Buddl
Miss Daisy Hamrick; 01 Flint Hiil
and Miss Cecil Pearson of near
Cliff side were the t,pend the day
guest of Miss Rheamer Clary last
Mrs. W. H. Rollins and children
oi T.attimore spent last week in this
community visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.
il. Hawkins and Mr. and Mrs. L. C.
Mrs. Evans Bostic, of Morganton.
who had been visitin'; her mother.1
Mr8. J. H. Rollins returned to her]
home Friday afternoon. ’ ;
Mr, and Mrs. But". Hamrick of
Hint Hill w ere caller., at the home j
of Mr; and Mrs H > C iary Turr ■
Mr. W. N. Weaver and two chil
dren, Dorcas and Elikl), spent Sun
day with Mr, and Mrs. Ector 'Led
better of Flint Hill.
Mrs. Mary McSwain of Lattimore
is spending a few days with Mr
and Mrs. Reuben McSwain.
Messrs. J. G. Ellis and Furman
McQlnnis of Beaver Darn visited Mr,
C. T. Ellis Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Clary were the
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Mr. and Mrs, Thurman Hamrick
and daughter. Miss Selma Hamrick i
of Popular Springs, were visitors in ]
the community Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henty Hunt and '
family of Gastonia pent the day !
Sunday ■ with Mr. and Mrs. J. M. i
Miss Kathleen Hamrick spent
Sunday with Misses Rena and Hebu
(With Apologies To
Wtll Folks, we are having
another double program Fri
day and Saturday of thts
week, at regular prices—"Are
you There" a Fox Movietone
comedy, and "PUEBLO TER
ROR," also one of those Pathe
He wish to remind you of
the Parent Teacher program
SATURDAY AT 10:00 A. M„
and the price is a dime. So be
sure that you see TOM SAW
YER. you will enjoy it, and
your DIME will be used for a
We wish to call your atten
tion to our ad elsewhere in
this issue, as it tells you we
are eliminating our 10c days
after this week. In other
words, there will be no more
dime days after tomorrow
Everybody get set to see
CLARA BOW next Monday.
She will be here in "SO
LIMIT,” and the critics •say
‘ IT’S HER BEST '
Casey, who was putting up a
sig nboard for advertising the
coming pictures, was working
hard. Mr. Reynolds, walking
up, said,— “What are you go
ing to do with all this dirt?”
Casey replied, *TU just dm
another hole to put it in.
Submitted by G r, Route a
WE THANK YOIK
A number of young people ir :.
this community attended a party at
the home of Mr. Ware near Shelby
Hal erdiy night
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hamrick anti
children of Flint Hill were visitor,'s
a1, the home of Mr. and Mrs. 8. A.
Chary Sunday. . '
Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Hawkins *md
son. Bobby, Jr.., of Shelby, visited
.\lr. and Mrs. J, II, Hawkins Sun
Mi. and Mrs. J D Brantou and
Miss Buna Rollins of this commun
ity and Miss Norlne Rollins of Gati
ney werc\ visitors in Fallston Mon
I i tie Buford Clary baby son of
Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Clary is ill v. h
Pneumonia. Misses Vert.ie and Neil;
RUis are also indisposed at the time |
of this writlrig
The first seed-catalog came Sat
urday, and we are happy to say the j
prevailing lack of confidence has
not yet affected the dahlia artist.— •
Some New Fork Magistrates like
a third-string ballplayer, .seem to
serve no other beneficial purpose
tain warming the bench.
It Is no indication a farmer is do- j
she stic merely because he belongs,
to the sowing circle..
Of Current Week
(Special to The Star.'*
The Home Economies club met
Friday afternoon at o’clock with
16 members present. Three hew
members were added ic the list. The
main point brought out at this
meeting was time saving. An elab
orate salad was made by Mis.
Claud Stamey and a simpler salad
with the same food value was mads
by Mrs. Hugh Beam. The result
showed that it took twice as long
to make the elaborate salad. The
salads were served With crackers
and coffee and was enjoyed by all,
Mrs. E. *E. Snow returned from
the Charlotte hospital Saturday
Mrs. Snow took treatment for sev
Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Lee and Mr.
and Mrs. Richard Moore visited Mr.
and Mrs. Ed Hoyle at Charlotte on
Sunday. Mrs. Hoyle is in a very seri
ous condition in a hospital in Char
lotte. Mrs. Hoyle before marriage
was Mirs Pearl Beam who for some
t‘me was a very efficient saleslady
at the Stamey Co.
Mr M. J Baker has returned
from a Philadelphia hospital where
he has been taking treatment.
Miss Inez Ridge of Folkvllle, spcn*
I the week end with Miss Ruth Mor
! Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Bridges and
! family and mother spent Sunday
With Mrs. Bridges brother Mr. and
Mrs. O. M. Rumfelt at Blacksburg
Mr. aud Mrs. Rici ard Moore cf
near Rutherfordton spent the week
end here with relatives.
Miss Rhea Lattimore spent the
week end with Miss Grace Sain in
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wise and chil
dren visited Mrs. Wise’s mother Mrs
W. A. Gantt Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Summie Spangler
and daughter of Shelby, spent Sun
day afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. H.
Mr. and Mrs. Geoige Ross r.d
children and Misses Nellie and ” d
lie Williams visited Mrs. H. Wil
lis near Toluca Sun cay afternoon.
Mrs. C. E. Ridge and sons of Polk
vil’e visited Mrs. J. M. Morgan Sat
Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Hoyle isitod
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Hoyle Sunday
Misses Helen Falls and Lois Mar
lion were the dinner guests of K'ss
Martha Sue Royster Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Gardner visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. II. A. Beam Sun
Mr. and Mi's. Andrew Elliott oij
Waco were the dinner guests of I.ir
and Mrs. Acllal Elliott Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Bowens and
children of Double Shoals visited
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Royster Sunday
Miss Cl*e Williams Bpent Thurs
day night with Miss Eudora Hoyle.
Mr. and Mrs. Elvln Barnette of
West Jefferson spent the week-end
with Mrs. Barnetts’s parents Mr.
and Mrs. P. O. Ross.
The following visited Mr. and
Mrs. M. J. Baker Sunday: Mr. and
Mrs. R. E. Ranson end daughter
Bryte Baker Ranson of High Pelr.t;
Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Miller of Mt.
Ulla; Mr. Lee Shell end daughter
of Hudson: and Mr. Nathan Wise
Misses Peg and Pearl Cornwell
visited Miss Nelle Stamey Sunday
Mrs. Ida Allen of Shelby is spend
ing this week with her sister Mi33
Mrs. B. F. Spangler and children
of Shelby visited Mrs. Henry Roys
ter Tuesday afternoon
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Stamey and
son Charles visited Mr. and Mrs. Ira
Mr. and Mrs. Rachel Costner and
son Howard .spent the day Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lewis,
Mrs. Edward Cline spent Sunday
afternoon with Mrs. Hugh Beam.
Mrs. Elvin Barnette of West Jet
ferson Is spending t’r.3 week s, ::it
Mrs. Martha Beam and M.jj
Marie Beam were dinner fuwt? M
Mr. and Mrs. Stough Baua nadin
Miss Charline BeatfrHl (pact
Wednesday night with 111 and UM
J. C. Royster.
Little Mies Carolan* ln» at the
North Brook reetten apart Bit 4»*
with little Lnthar Howard Beam
Miss Lon Alice Hamrick (pent
Sunday right with Mia Kathleen
Mias Pauimt Laekey of near To
luca wat a Pension visitor Monday.
I Mr. and Mrs. J. CJ. Royster and
I Mr. and Mrk L.i*. Will 13 visited Mr
and Mrs. P O. Ross Sunday after
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Edmcnds vis
ited at the home of Mr. end M *1.
M. J. Baker Monday evening.
Mrs. Wyatt Stamey* of PfUt' IVle
visited her aunt Mrs. Cier.i Hoye
Mr. and Mrs. Brantley Delhi „ .•
visited relatives near Cherry.il.?
Sir Hubert Wilkins is selecting i:-e
crew of the submarine he propo. 3
to take under the Ice to the Noit.i
Pole. We hare ..'several candidates,
| one of whom we are not which.—
Insured and Assured
Metropolitan policyholders — including about one^ftfth
of the total populations of United States and Canada—
have built up their reserves from millions into billions.
THE financial story below is a record of
achievement by men and women who are
planning to avert want or to build estates. You
may admire their steadfastness of purpose last
year under handicaps which tested courage.
These people-policyholders of the Metropolitan
Life Insurance Company—are building for their
future. They would like to know what the future
holds in store for them and for the country as a
Let them, and other citizens, examine any chart
of our country’s unparalleled prosperity over the
past hundred years. It appears, not merely as a
jagged line, but as a series of towering steps which
rise steadily onward and upward.
It is heartening now to recall that, after each
depression, our country has always gone forward
to greater heights of prosperity and better, sounder
standards of living. Today this country has more
riches and better facilities than ever before with
which to commence her next great period of
A review of the financial history of the United
States since it was founded in 1783 should turn
any pessimist into an optimist
The Metropolitan will gladly mail, free, a book
let, “The Development of Prosperity in America”,
telling of past ups and downs—and ups again—
and how soon the “ups” followed.
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Financial Report to Policyholders
for Year Ending
December 31, 1930
Assets : . . : : : ; . . . $3,310,021,818.17
( Larger then any at her financial iustituHen la the warld)
Statutory Reserve ..III $2,870,453,034.00
Reserve for Dividends
payable in 1931 upon
Industrial Policies . . . 44,568,156,00
Ordinary Policies . . . 48,028,166.72
Accident and Health Policies 2,029.150.00
Total Dividends . . 94,625,472.72
All Other Liabilities .... 142,783,551.75
Unassigned Funds. 202.159.759.70
Income in 1930 .11'.'. '.. 863,230,995.31
Increase in Assets during 1930 . 299,461,766.79
Paid-for Life Insurance Issued,
Revived and Increased in 1930 . 3,305,037,927.00
(Gw/tAv Increase nm Graup PalMes)
Total Bonuses and Dividends to
Policyholders from 1897 to and
including 1931 . 622,966,910.29
Life Insurance Outstanding
Ordinary Insurance.$ 9,286,568,051.00
Industrial Insurance (premiums
payable weekly or monthly) . 6,821,768,687.00
Group Insurance. 2,702,629,646.00
1'otal Insurance Outstanding . . 18,810,966,384.00
(.Larger than any ether Ufa insurance cam petty in the merit)
Policies in Force (Including . . . 44,826,363
1,192,952 Graup Certificated)
(Mara than any after life insurance campany)
Accident and Health Insurance
Principal Sum Benefit ..... $1,402,110,601.00
Weekly Indemnity. 15,172,026.00
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Some Noteworthy Daily Averages
of the Company's Business
2,144 per day in Number of Claims Paid.
19,639 per day in Number of Life Insurance
Policies Issued and Revived.
$10,907,716 per day in Amount of Life Insurance
Issued, Revived and Increased.
S3,093,529 per day in Payments to Policyholders
and Addition to Reserve.
$988,323 per day in Increase in Assets.
Growth in Ten-Year Periods
Number of Life Outstanding Assets
Insurance Policies in Life Insurance at End
Force at End of Year at End of Year of Year
1870 . . .9331 . . $13,335,108 . . $833,914.19
1880 . . 117,088 19,167349 . . 1,947,821.79
1890 . 2,099,882 . . 233,037,926 . . 10,781,173.01
1900 . 5,494,057 . . 923,877,917 . . 62,158,034.33
1910 . 11,288,054 . 2,215351,388 . 313,915,172.39
1920 . 24,176,752 . 6,380,012314 . 980,913,087.17
1930 . 44,826,363 . 18,810,966>384.3,310,021,818.17
This Company is a mutual organization. It has no stock and
no stockholders. All of its assets are held for its Policyholders.
METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY • NEW YORK
FREDERICK H. ECKER, President LEROY A. LINCOLN, Vice-President end General Counsel