V* ..at I Believe About Education;
Ey A County High School Principal
(By a Hf'ih School ITinripal of
I believe that education furnishc
the only means of escape from ptsat
antry and political submeislnn ill
society, of those who form the
It offers the only machinery for
thwarting the encroachment if fan
tastic philosophies such as thRt em
bodied in Communism.
It offers the only means >f escape
from the life of drudgery and mis
ery common to the conditions ac
companying the peasant state men
tioned above In short, education of
fers the only chance at economic
freedom of the masses.
It offers the only means of bring
ing about a high state of spiritual
and cultural development.
Along with the church education
offers the only meanR through
which a permanent civilization car.
Education Not a Luxury.
In this temporary and Severe
economic depression our state i terns
to be debating the proposition tnat
education is a luxury that ts un
necessary. and therefore must be
curtailed when It ought to be dis
cussing a program of education that
will leave much of the tradition ll
behind, and will fit into the ltfc of
the people to a greater degree 'han
ever before. Rural children will be
herded into overcrowded class rooms
Their teachers will be less effec
tive due to additional economic wor
ries and their heavier teaching imds
Yet, those who are able wiii still
Raving mu day qualified aa adminis
trator ot the estate of Edeeele McBweln
lata of Cleveland county, North Carolina
thU la to notify all person* having claims
against the said estate to present then,
to me properly proven on or before the
Mtb day of February. 1833, or this notice
will be pleaded In bar of any recovery
thereof All persons owing the said estate
will please make Immediate settlement to
the undersigned This Feb 5#th, 1831
THURSTON MeSWAtN. R-l, Weeks
bury, 8. C.. administrator of tcdesaie
MeSwaln. «t F 37o
P»— ——.. —- ... ■
Having ijuallflrd a* the administrator
of the estate of Mr*. L. C P Hamrick,
deceased, late of Cleveland county. Noith
Carolina, this 1* to notify all perrons
having claims against the estate of said
deceased to exhibit them to the under
signed at Shelby, N C , on or before the
37th day of February, 18.13. or this notice
will be pleaded in bar of their recovery
All persons Indebted to said testate Will
pleaee make immediate payment.
T3Ue February 3«th. 1831
P Cl HAMRICK and MRS. F O
WEAVER. Administrators of the
Estate of Mrs. L. C, P Hamrick,
Jno F. Mull, Ally. 6t Feb 37c
First—In the dough. Then in
the oven. You can be sure
of perfect baking* in using—
FOR OVER40 YEARS
25 ounces for 25c
MtUIONSOF POUNDS USED
BV QUA COVERNMENT
"I thin* Cardui is a wonder
ful medicine, for I improved
greatly after taking it," eaya
Mrs. A. W English, of R. F. D.
4, Roanoke, Va. "When I waa
Just a girl of 13, my mother
gave this medicine to me, and
it did me a great deal of good.
I waa weak and run-down.
After I had taken Cardui
awhile, I felt much better.
"In 1924, my health waa poor.
I felt miserable, and hadn’t
enongh strength to do my
housework. It took all my
willpower to keep up. 1 was
pale and weak.
"I got Cardui again and
took It My improvement waa
wonderful. I can recommend
Cardui to others, for my
health waa eo much better
after I had taken a course of
the Cardui Home Treatment**
___ try, tat
lit Ips Women to Health
(Take ThedforiPa Black-Draught f
for f xtpstion, Indlaeatlnn. I
Only 1 pent a dose, |
! provide for their children bv seeking
I better educational opoituniUcs
away from home, because those op
! portunities have enabled them to
gain the best for those whom rr.ev
love. Our schools are critl ,ised ff r
not meeting the needs of ail We
have not yet arrived at the point
where we can finance a narrow pro
gram of studies much less introduce
courses to fit every individual nee >
Yet, the schools are Judged by scores
of standards. A rural high iehool
may barely be able to exist while of
fering only one course of iudy.
However many boys and girls who |
will never go to college have to be
subjected to Instruction In subject
matter which may be of little or n"
value to them, because the tourse of
study must fit the small minority of
the enrollment that will go to col
lege. College preparation Is ham
pered by short terms, association
with those who pursue the same
courses apathetically knowing that
they could gain greater benefits
from studies better adapted to their
Interests, and by poorer teaching be
cause of the smaller remuneration
received by rural teachers, instead
of criticizing, the people and their
legislators ought to be studying the
• defects of the system with a ”!cv;
j toward development of a wndT
■educational system that wld func
tion In the best interests of the ma
jority. The present attitude seems
to be "kill the child"; he is gob1 g to
grow up a cripple anyway, thd v,e
must save the doctor bills. WO are
condemning the teachers of North
Carolina for being holders of bush
els of stocks and bonds, directors
of corporations, aristocrats of ff-|
nance and robbers of the public
treasury. It Is useless to refute the
The farmers of America torn. Hie
basis of American civilization. 'other
groups prosper temporarily by hav
ing him at. an economic disadvan
tage, but in the long rim the whtie
well-being of the nation ais
upon a happy and stable rural pop
ulation. The fanner has no lg'.t to
ask Industry to pay his whole bill,
but he does have a right to have
taxes levied on him according to hie
Income. He also has a right to edu
cational opportunities as sultablo to
his needs and just as adequate as
those enjoyed where wealth Is a yn.*
mulated and concentrated. becausr
most of that wealth has been cheat
ed from the raw materials lumijned
by the tiller of the soil and ; y ’ hose
who make the earth yield up hir
virgin wealth. The fanner should
not nor does he desire special priv
ilege. He lias never had any; henve
j he does hot know how to desis 9 it.
However, the very nature of fanning
precludes the availability of co' por- j
ate triable wealth to furnish him '
with his need in the way of a ~op»v !
program of education for his chil
dren. Yet we have the spectacle of j
farmers opposing those who espouse
doctrines designed for his benefit.
They do not constitute a. majority,
of the farming population, but the
majority has not yet realized that
the minority is joining hands with
those who will take away the child.:
best guarantee of a future free front
ignorance and political dependency
Too Big a Dose.
The farmers of Eastern North
Carolina had a very fine program
had It not been motivated by panic
instead of common sense They have
yielded to mob psychology, and are
ready to give up schools if necessary
to get relief. They did not call for
abolition of education except as a
last resort, but demanded ■•onipleTc
relief from taxes for the constitu
tional term. They said that those;
should pay who were able, in pay.
which is right, but they tried to)
thrust the whole dose of taxation j
down the throat of Industry end
certain forms of corporate wealth
prove to be unwilling to take the
whole dose at once. They tnaae the
fatal mistake of asking fof the
COMMISSIONER’S WALL OF LAN»,
Under and by urine of an order of the
-.uperlor court, of Cleveland county. North
lerohna, mede in tire special proceeding
untied. J. C. Newton and Carl Thomp
oh. administrators, et «1, vs Robte
trackett. J C Brackett and others, the
nder-igned commissioner will on the JOth
lay of April, 1931, at the court house door
n Shelby N C. at IS o'clock M offer
or sal* to the highest bidder for cash
hose two lots of land lying and being in
'10 6 township. Cleveland county, Shelby,
forth Carolina! and more particularly de
■rtbed as follows
Lot No. l Lying and being In No 9
owushIp. Cleveland County. North Caro
ns. and described as follows: Beginning:
t the intersection of West Cfrohem 8t I
nd Martin street In the southwes stquare
r! the city of Shelby, N C.. and fun
hence east with the north side of west
irabarn street 66 feet to a stake, A. P
•Veathers corner: thence with Weather's
ne north 135 feet 10 a stake, a new cor
’er: thence a new line west 98 feet to a
■take In east edge of Merlin street; thence
with south edge of said street south 135
set to the beginning and being southern
>ert of lot No 8 as shown on plat in
'ook No. 1. page 667, In the registry of
■Meveland county, N C-, and being a part
if the lot which was conveyed to J B
"row by A. P Weathers and wife by deed
*ated March 30, 1934, and recorded In
ook OOO at page 411 and conveyed by
1 B. Crow to J. H. Brackett In book S-Y
t page 379 of Cleveland county registry
Lot No. 3. Lying and being in number
i township. Cleveland county, N. C. Be
•'nnlng on a stake, on the east side of
fartln street !n thtfwlty of Shelby, N. C
he southweet corner of lot sold to W T
Brackett and runs then east with W. T
Brackett's south line 133 feet to Selfs
ine; thence eouth with Selfs west fine 40
feet to a stake Weathers' corner; thence
west with Weathers' north line «7 feet to
t stake; thence south with Weathers'
vest line 10 feet to a stake a new cor
'er; thence west, a new fine 66 feet to a
'take, on east edge of Martin street;
lienee north with said edge of said street
0 feet to the beginning astd tot being a
•art of the 3 lots deeded to J. If Brack -
•tt by J. B Crow and wile by deed re
ceded in book 3-Y. at page 379 of reg
■ tar's of flee of Cleveland countv. N c
This the 19th dav of March. 1931
YATFfi BRACKKTT. Commissioner
Newton & Newton. Attys. a* if ■>, ->n..
j whole ling at once, and will be de
feated even when they think they
! have won. Another group of farm
! ers i>: in for disappointment. They;
Tire those of the Piedmont section j
who espoused the doctrines of the
east. If the cast wins In this legis
lative holocaust, there is but one
section of North Carolina left to pay
the bill, and that section is Pied
mont Carolina. The malcontents
in Cleveland may have the sweet
satisfaction of seeing their public
servants Jerked down from their
pompous financial ratings, but all
of us will be saddled with other
forms of taxe.s that will cost far
more than the bill was under the
legislative acts of 1920
No Class Immune.
No class of people can be Immune
to tnxatlon, but there should be
Justice. Wc can hardly see where the
Piedmont farmer Is going to get any
Justice If the present education bill
goes through. His children will be In
overcrowded class rooms, their
teachers will have to labor without
any hope of reward in a material
way, and the proposed sales taxes
will bear down more heavily than
Cleveland county’s present tax rates
All of us will be holding the bag.
Thirty thousand administrators,
professors, teachers and the school
children of North Carolina will pay
at least one-eighth of the cost or
$4,000,000 either directly or Indirect
ly, and not a single concerted howl
gone up from either group.
At least, the Tuly-Gtlbert, Kca
ton-Keys altercations have given
certain Hollywood stars opportun
Uy to view brighter constellations.
Unable To Walk
Days At A Time
“Since taking Sargoii I've git
more strength and feel better hum
I have In years," declared Mrs. Ida
Johnson, 409 Summit Ave„ Raleigh.
t?-...l.1 .11 . i
MRS. TDA JOHNSON
“poisons from constipation spi cad
ti .rough my system until I develop
ed something' like rheumatism over
my entire body. I ached so that 1
couldn’t even wnlk: and indigestion,
with painful gas pressure, Increased
my misery. I began to mend last
when I started taking Sargo.i and
Sargon Pills, The poisons were.swept
from my system and every troab.e I
had disappeared, I do all my own
housework now, and don’t suffer or
tire at all.”
Sold In Shelby by Cleveland Drug
Co., and in Kings Mountain by
Summers Drug Co. udv
1 OB PRINT IN G“o b
all kinds at lower
prices than you have'
ever paid. Phone 11
or 4-J and let us give
you an estimate o n
your n e x t printing
SPECIAL LOW FAKES
NEW JERSEY SEA
' ..... - '■ • • ■ ’ .'.■ • . ’ • :
Atlantic City __$25.60 |j
Cape May__ $25.60
Tickets on sale April 1
Limited to 18 days in ad
dition to date of sale.
For fares to other New
Jersey points see agent or
H. E. PLEASANTS, UFA.
RALEIGH, N. C.
— SEABOARD —
Worth 3G1 Billion Dollar*. Average
Tar Heel Worth .lust
New York—Your Uncle Sant has
taken on a little more financial
avoirdupois since you last heard
Instead of being worth a mere
$320,800,000.00 us in 1922, he is the
happy possessor, as of 1929, of the
tidy sum of $361,800,000.
Of course that does not include his
silver and gold bullion and coin,
value of naval ships, privately own
ed water suppltes or other such odds
and ends, because they cannot be
allocated to states and split up 48
ways for per capita purposes. ,
And as for per capita—that is you
and I—each of Us has the neat pri
vate fortune of $2,977 to our credit,
which we earned and put away—j
statistically—in the old stone jug on
our average income of $692 a year.
The nutional industrial conference
board says that even as far back as
1914 the national health, distributed
by states, in current dollars, was
$188,600,000,000 so that by 1929 your
unde had Increased 88 per cent in
riches. The rise represents tire actual
physical growth in national assets.
The term national wealth repre
sents tangible physical assets only.
It excludes credits and securities,
but specifically includes land and
structure and other improvements
thereon, the equipment of industrial
enterprises and farms, livestock,
railroad and public utilities land
and equipment, personal property,
motor and other vehicles and Such.
Ip case you live in Nevada, Just
hold your first place with per cap
ita wealth of $6,318. But if in Mis
sissippi bring up at the rear with
only $1,242 to the individual.
The per capita of states is given
Alabama, $1,264; Arizona, $3,686;
California, $3,093; Colorado, $3,
418; Connecticut. $3390.
m.K OF VALUABLE l Alt M PROPERTT.
Under and by virtu* o! the authority
conferred upon us in a deed of trust ex
eeuted by a R. Anthony and wife, Etta
Anthony on the tilth day of October, 1(125
and recorded In book 121, page 366. wt will
m Saturday the
4th day of April, liljt, at 12 o'clock 51.
at the court house door hi Cleveland
loutity. Shelby. N. C.. sell at public auc
tion for cash to the highest bidder the
ollowing land to-wlt.
Alt that piece, parcel <V tract ot land
situate, lying Ind being lit No. 4 township,
Cleveland county. North Caroline in the
west edge of the town of drover, N C.
and being more particularly described bv
metes and bounds as follows: Beginning c(
0 stone, C. 1 Harry's corner, thence with
his line N .1 FI. 35 40 poles to a stone.
Bell s corner; thence with h.s 3 lines, vis..
N 87 VV. 4 56 pole* to a Mone; thence N
t E. 3 36 Poles to a stone: thence 8. B7 E
1.56 poles to a stone, C. F. Harry's corner,
thence with his line N 3 F 6 21 poles to
1 stone. Ills corner.; thence with Ills line
3 87 E. 14 82 ooles to « alone. R. O
Adams corner; thence with his line N 3 E
1134 poles to a stone, O W. Green's cor
ner: thence with, hi* several lines. vl»., a
78 W, 31 poles to a stone; thence 68 VV. 15
ooles to a stone, thenee 8 34 VV 1176
ooles to a stage hi a branch; thence N
37 VV. 31 02 Poles to a stone; thence N
13Vs VV 126 60 poles to a stake In u
stench: thence with the branch 3. 32'v
VV. 50 poles to a stake in a branch, thence
3 3 W 14.18 poles to a stone; thence VV
1 pole to a stone; thence 6 ll W 13 poles
to a stone. Hardin's corner; thence with
its line S. 34'4 E 84 poles to a stone, C P.
Harry's corner; thence with his line 8. 87
£ 122 40 poles to the place of beginning,
lantatniug 51 seres, more or less Refer
ence Is made to the following deeds: <3. A
rurner to 8. R. Anthony, dated February
12, 1913, recorded In book BBB. page 187.
i VV Green and wife, to 8 It Anthony,
latcd December 6, 1916 recorded In book
INN, page 629. R. Cl. Adams and wife, to
3 R. Anthony, dated October 18, 1917, re
corded in book NNN, page 187 of the
Cleveland county registry
This sale Is made by reason of the fatl
ire of S R. Anthony and wife. Etta An
thony to pay off and discharge the In
tebtedness secured by said deed of trust
A deposit of 10 percept will be required
com the purchaser at the sale
This the 17th day of February, 1931,
FIRST NATIONAL COMP i OF
DURHAM. Inc . trustee, formerly
First National Trust Company, Dur
ham N C , VV. O. Bramham and T.
L. Bland, Receivers for First Na
tlonal Company of Durham, lue„
Trustee, formerly First National
Trust Company, Durham. N. c
Cfhas. A. Burrus, Atty; 4t Mar ?c !
FARES FROM: M
Wilmington _$10.45 |
Raleigh __-_$9.80 j
Washington __$18.70 \
Savannah $12.05 «|
And all points in South
cast east of Mississippi
Tickets on sale each Fri
day and Saturday and for
Sunday Forenoon trains
during period March 27- I
Oct. 25. Tickets limited to
reach original starting
point prior to midnight i
of Tuesday immediately
following date of sale. Stop
overs will be permitted at !
all points and tickets will
be good in sleeping cars up
on payment of pullman
For fares to other points |
see Agent or
H. E. PLEASANTS. IM*A, j
RALEIGH. N. C.
Idaho, $4,119; Illinois, $3,227; In
diana, $3,082; and Iowa, $4,617.
Kansas, $3,626; Kentucky. $1,535
Maine, $2,910; Maryland, $2,801;
Massachusetts, $3,562; Michigan, $2,
795; Minnesota, $3,731; Mississippi,
$1,242; Missouri, $3,131; Montana,
Nebraska, $4,491; Nevada, $6,318;
New Hampshire, $3,440; New Jersey
$3,415; New Mexico, $2,300; New
York, $3,276; North Carolina, $1,737; I
North Dakota, $3,803.
Ohio, $3,250; Oklahoma, $1,803;
Khode Island, $3,251.
South Carolina, $1,593; South Da
Tennessee, $1,909; Texas, $1,900.
Vermont, $2,637; Virginia, $2,347.
Washington, $3,699; West Vir
ginia, $3,143; Wisconsin, $3,073;
District of Columbia, $3,8$9,
Easter Services At
There will be service and preach
ing at the Church of the Redeemer,
Shelby, on Sunday, March 29th at
11 o'clock. Class for adults at 10.
Rev, J. B. Sill, of Rutherfordton. Is
priest in charge.
There will be Easter services on
Easter day, April 5th, hours to be
Low Round Trip Tickets t<
all Points on the Seaboard
WASHINGTON, D. C.
SHELBY, N. C.
Washington, D. C. . $16.52
Columbia, S. C. __$6.93
Jacksonville, Fla. $16.65
St. Petersburg, Fla. $25.11
Tickets on Sale April 3-4
Only. Limited to 15 Days
in Addition to Date of Sale
For information and fares
to other points see Agent or
H. E. PLEASANTS, DPA,
RALEIGH. N. C.
THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY
Offers Many Attractive R- ‘ueed
Round Trip Excursion Fares foi
Easter Holidays and Spring Va
EASTER EXCURSION 'ARES
Round Trip Easter Ex uision
Fares on Sale to Many Points in
the Southeastern States
ONE FARE PLUS $100 FOR
THE ROUND TRIP. DATES OF
SALE APRIL 1st, 2nd. 3rd and
4th. LIMIT 15 DAYS FOR
DATE OF SALE.
WEEK END EXCURSION
Round trip week End Excursion
Fares on sale to many boifttx in
the Southeastern states. Tickets
on sale on each Friday. Satur
day and forenoon trains buniays
March 27th, to October 25th
1931. One Fare plus 1-5 fare lot
the round trip. Lindt midnight
folowing Tuesday. (Minimum Ex
cursion fare 50 cents.)
SUNDAY EXCURSION FAKES
Effective Sunday March *9th, to
Sunday October 25th 1933 th«
Southern Railway will sell Sun
day excursion tickets oetween id)
stations on the Southern Rail
way Lines where the oneway fare
is not less than 13 cents nor more
than $3.60 on basis approximately,
one cent (lc> per mile in each
direction for the round trip
tickets on sale Sunday morning
trains scheduled to leave prior tr
noon limit returning to startlr.f
point prior to midnight date oi
sale. (Tickets good m done he
VISIT THE BEAUTIFUL MAC,
NOLIA AND MIDDLETON
CHARLESTON. S. C. ,
Greatly reduced round trip ex
cursion fares to Charleston. S. C.
round trip from
SHELBY. N. C. $7 >H)
Dates of sale March 27th, and
28th, atld April 3rd and 4th. 1921
limit midnight Wednesday fol
lowing date of sale.
Round trip fares on sole one
fare plus 1-2 fare for toe round
trip March 18th, 19th, iOth. 21st
24th, 25th. 26th. 31st, Arrli 1st, j
2nd, 8th, 9th. 10th. . 11th. IRth
17th. and 18th, limit 7 days from
i date of sale.
Ask Ticket Agents. j
B. II. GRAHAM.
Division Passenger Agent
SOUTHERN KAILW \Y
CHARLOTTE. N. C.
Mooresboro Route 2
Items Of Interest
Webb Greene Dies in Oklalio.ua.
Mr. anil Mrs. Kiser Move
‘Special to The Star.;
Mooresboro, Mar. 26.-Mr. a.id i
Mrs. James Kiser moved last Thai*- ,
day into the Martin house in Moor
es boro. Wo are glad to have • oe .1
near .is. Mr. Kiser is the espaoie
principal of MoOresboro high rh
Mr. and Mrs. ,Y. I McCarda.v!
spent Wednesday in Charlotte. • v y
also spent t he week end at Yell >«•
Gap in the mountains.'
Wo are glad to note that *hss 1
Ruby Greene is rapidly lmpro "tig
from a serious illness.
Mr. Ted Morehead of Philadelphia
it visiting friends and relatives hue
lor two weeks.
Mrs. Ina Morehead a teacher in
t'acolet high school spent the week
ml with her aunt Mrs. M G. Mv
Misses Oct# Scruggs and U.h-t
Renfro spent Saturday in Chari r
The many friends of Mr; SVtbc
Greene, will be sorry to learn ,)f tv.
recent death in Duncan. Ofcla. M.
Green has been a constant vis. s
every year, until about two years
ego. his health failed and he nasn’t
been back to hi* old home since He
was buried in Duncan. Okla,
HOME OWNED STORES
. - ■ »nehe evtft more unpleasant the task of
-Shoppinf for Foods—in personi Quality
Service Grocers save Tims . . Trouble
and Temper for the feminine customers of
If one of the more then two thousand
Ousli»v.Service Stores in the South is not
now supplying your kitchen with its require*
ments, won't you cell one to-day? There Is
one near you I
TOMATO SOUP — 3 Cans .. .25c
HOMINY — No. 2k Can. 10c
STRING BEANS — No. 2\ Can 15c
PINEAPPLE — No. 2 Can . . 25c
SALT—3 Pound Package ..... .. .. 9c
PINTO BEANS — 5 Pounds 25c
PORK & BEANS — 3 Cans .25c
Fruits and V:g .tables!
NEW GREEN CABBAGE
POUND ... 4c
FANCY FLORIDA ORANGES
DOZEN ..... 30c
Quality In Every Loaf!
3 Loaves. 25c
Pound .. 36c
2 Pkgs. 15c
TALL CAN __ 10c
He Feeds You!
EAGLE CORN MEAL — 10 Pounds .
DUKE’S MAYONNAISE — £ Pint Jar
JUST LIKE HOME MADE!
FULL DRESS RICE — 2£ Pound Package ..
CHOICEST WHITE GRAIN RICE GROWN!
HAVA-REXA CIGARS — 6 For .•.
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STANBACK HEADACHE Powders - 3 Small pkgs.
FOR SAFE AND SPEEDY RELIEF!
“Kind To Every- O Med. *1 f*
thing It Touches” m Cakes IOC
Kuttyhunk Blueing 3 for 10c
PALMOLIVE BEADS pkg. 9c
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