Curious Ami Swmetimrs I.udlprou
Excuses,Arc Given llv Divorce
Any Chine from a poncake surrep
titiously flipped Into the face of a
despairing wife to a mosquito in
truding upon the serenity of .!
mountain honeymoon k- an csCus
You don't believe It? Well here or
some actual cases, recently brough
Into publicity, which nu,; .serve i
To begin with, there i. the sepai
atlon of Mr and Mrs Robert Han
cock Richardson, of 'Springfield
Muss., which vindicates the pancak.
allegory. Mrs Richardson recently
succeeded In Winning a divorce 01.
the grounds of cruelty and abusive
treatment which specifically outlin
ed, was an act till the part of her
mate In washing her face with ».
flap-jack she had fried.
And as to mo.< quite*., Mrs. Hanoi
Gilbert Miller has rot-cued a divorce
at, New Haven, Conn,, hot .disc mos
quitoes and black flit broke up her
honeymoon In the Adboiidaks, ii
New York state. Her husband. Hugh
Miller, a Connecticut business man.
refused to screen their cabin in the
mountains, and this led to m-parti
tion and the subsequent divorce.
But tliat has little on the 8t.
I.ouls case in which Mrs. Josephine
Bernstein won a, debtee on the
grounds that her husband wouldn't
kiss her but that he frequently ca
ressed his pet dog with his lips.
Here’s one in which marriage is
really to blame. Charles F. Stultz
man. of Springfield. Mo, hod the
tie legally severed on the charge
that, his childhood sweetheart
whom he married late in life after
after years of separation, had de
veloped a "jealous and disagreeable
temperament” as the result of her
ten previous marriages, of 'which, hr
said, he had no knowledge at first., !
During his seven days of married j
life his wife insisted upon taking her
dog to bed with hre, Jesse Painter,
of Cleveland. O., complained in ills
suit for divorce.
n. cnarge rnni ner ismceman Hus
band's chief source of amusement
was tramping on lier heels was the
basis for a separation suit brought
b.v Mrs. Edna L. Aniline, of Colum
In suing for separate mainten
ance, Mrs, John A, Weber, of Chi
cago, told the court that her hus
band, an amateur inventor, rigged
up a device by which lie rang three
doorbells and two telephones in the
house at the same time—undmsual
ly while Mrs. Weber was sleeping.
"At least seven or (fight times a
month lie stayed away,from home
all night and wouldn't tell me where
lie had been" testified Mrs. Mabey
Hymer, of Los Angeles, in her sue-!
cessful action for divorce.
Because her husband didn’t like
alarm clocks, Mrs. Conrad Pscheldt.
of Chicago, told the judge she had
to get. up every morning and run
around his bed. clogging on the floor
with wooden shoes. He decree was
Mr. and Mrs, Donald E. Sliuey.. of
Eos Angeles couldn't agree about
going to the beach. Mrs. Sliuey in
sisted upon going one day, and in
his rage the husband ripped her
new coat to pieces. She didn’t go to
tho beach, but now she’s getting a
Add Greenhouse \
Already 5.000 Square Foot Of Green!
House Space with Plans For An
other Until Next Fall.
Recently there have been added ;
3.500 square feet of greenhouse floor
spaa? to the Patterson and Edwards !
florist plant, on the Cleveland j
Springs road just eait of Shelby on j
the Cleveland Springs road and Mr
V. L. Patterson, proprietor. says
plans call for another green house
40x100 feet to be added next full
Tire unit planned for next fall will
be devoted to the growing of roses
Mr. Patterson has also just coin-;
pleted a brick show and sales room
16x24 feet and the recent addition j
to green houses gives a total of 5.-1
000 square feet. Thts is the only I
commercial green house in Cle\ e
ltuid county and has had a phenonr-j
enal success since Mr. Patterson lo
cated here two years ago. He. is;
growing bedding plants, hardy pe
rennials, cut flowers and catering;
especially to funeral work. Now the
plant is growing a complete line of
cut flowers and potted plants except
roses and the green house to be
erected by next fall will be devoted
to rose culture entirely.
Mr. Patterson says his business
this year is three times better than
feat year. He came to Shelby from
Waycross, Ga., where he was owner
of the Rosedale Gardens., He has
had H years experience in flower
culture in Jacksonville arid Atlanta.
Edgecombe county farmers saved
abort $1,000 through cooperative
purchase of lespedeza seed One
hundred fanners pooled their or
Shot in Heart—Li
William tf. MeCihe, a member of ■
the Arkansas House of Represen
tatives, who was shot in the heart t
on March 12, but is recovering,
due, doctors way, to the fact that
the bullet caused a clot in the
heart. II. (1. I.and.-dale, of At
lanta, had been held in connection
with the shooting.
Of Current Week
Easter Program at Friendship I
Church. Parent Teachers Hold !
Fallston, Mar. 31.-The Y. tv, a.
girls of I he Fallston Baptist church
will meet with Miss Martha Sue
Royster Friday evening at 7:30 A"
members are urged to be present.
There will be an Buster pro ,,m
at Friendship Methodist Protestant
rhurcli Sunday morning it U
The Parent-Teacher association 1
met Wednesday afternoon at the
school building with 30 members|
present. A very helpful program was j
given. The following committee w j
appointed to nominate officer. for*
Mu; coming year. Chairman; Prof j
W, R. Gary', Mrs. T. A. Lee and Miss
Edna Dickson. Delicious refiesi -
merits were served by Mrs. Claud
&tamey and Mrs. Slone Eilhitt
The following ladies attended the
meeting ol the 5th division of the
VV. M. U. at Carpenters Grove Sun
day afternopn, Mrs, B O’. Spurting.
Mrs. W. F. Hamrick, Mrs. ( laud j
Stame.y, Mrs..C; D Stroup, Mis j
Robert Cline and Mrs, Edward Cura 1
Rev, and Mrs. W. A. Elkih were}
Fallston visitors Monday.
The following were dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. J R. .Lackey Sun -
day: Mr. arid Mrs. E. E. Elkins of
lit'1 wood and Mr and Mrs, p. I,.
Martin and sons Grier and Warren.
Mr. and Mrs. Brantley Delhngcf
visited,Mrs, Dellinger’s mother who
is seriously ill at her home hear!
Mr, and Mrs. W. A. Royster nade
a business trip to Hickory Monday
Rev. and Mrs. Elphus . Bingham
and family of Handy, spent t,-,,
week and with Mrs. Sam Bingham
Mr. and Mrs, Blaine B iker visited
relatives at New House Sunday aft
Mr. end Mrs. Grady Hoyle.and s>n j
Billy, visited Mr. and Mrs. A M.j
Misses Rosemary White and li.es;
Ridge of PolkvHle visited Miss Ruth
Morgan Sunday afternoon,
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Spurling u s:i
rule daughter Sarah France*, tf
Shelby visited Mrs. Spiirliug's par
ents Mr, and Mrs. P O Ross Suu
Mr. and Mrs. C. L, Martin and
family visited Mr. and Mrs., G R
Wright Sunday afternoon.
Rev. W. A. Elam and Mr. and M\s>
D E. Hoyle were the dinner guest t
rf Mr and Mrs. Brcadus Dellinger
The follow:ng attended the t liner
rl of Mrs P. p Duncan at Prim
Free church Sunday afternoon. Mr.
and Mrs. T M. Sweeay. Mr. uni
Mis. G S Royster and Mr and Mrs
W A. Royster and Misses Mtur.ife
and Martha Sue Royster.
Miss Nclle Stamey spent sever. I
days last week with Misses Peg at.d
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Hoyle: spent
Friday with relatives in Gaffney
Mr and Mrs, Carlo Costner u.d
family visited Mr. and Mrs. J. c.
Lewis Sunday afternoon /
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Wright visit
ed Mr. Noah Wright who is very ill
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Stamey arm
children visited Mi and Mrs
Claud Stamey Friday.
Mr. and Mrs, Worth Hoyle visited
Mr. and Mrs. Grady Sellers ear
North Brook Sunday.
Rev. and Mrs. C. E. Ridge of '.'oik
vlllle visited Rev. and Mrs. C. E.
Morgan Sunday ufiernoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gantt visit-r
cd Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Sunday.
Mr. Loyd Morgan of Rutherford
college spent the Week end with his
parents Rev. and Mrs. J, m. Morgan
Mrs. George Cornwell and Mrs
; Yates Horn visited Mrs. Cia M
Stamey Monday afternoon.
The many friends of Mrs. %. E
Snow are glad to know that she is
improving at a Charlotte hospital
J. C. Penney Co
for Easter we sponsor
14.75 4 $9.90
These arc two ot the fashions you will see repeatedlv this
Spring . . . and w< bring them to you in their,smartest Ver
sions tor only $14.75. Kerry coat in the group was selected
because it is correctly styled . . . fashioned of one of the new
*ntt woolens ... in skipper blue, black, tan or a high shade . . .
tml because it is an exceptional value!
• • * Cor alluring
Talcum Powder .,,.. . 19c
Cold Cream, 2 or. jar 23c
Vanishing Cream, 2 or. 23c
Skin 8C Tissue Cream,
Cream. 2 or. ,23c
Skin lotion. 4?4 or. 29c
115 sheets .. . 23e
25c - 49c
Stripe, and figure* of smart
distinction in soft-knotting tab
lies, litre it the utmost in
style and quality that this price
has bought in years!
Narrow Toe Last
Black dull kid with black pebble
t’.rap and applique.
In all-over iilitck kid v inch,
assures you your regular loot
comfort and decided sirt.nl
Patent leather with blaek-and
silver jfrain trim. Double sole.
Size* 8' r to ll'/i.
Size* 5! 2 to 8.. .*..
Properly designed for growing
tcet; hlatk tall or patent.
Size* 8'? to 111 a . *1.79
Sizes 5*'i to 8 . , , *1.49
. • : c......
art Spring Shirts
Many Preshrunk .,. Colorcast
It's a law price, but it certainly buys the most in years in fin;
broadcloth or madras. Appealing patterns ... solid colors
smart shirts that really it!
The Watteau Bri
A rfanrnring, contradictory rasfc.
... n» on one *xic and down
on the other. In straw or straw
btald and a new bright shade,
ffcto fashion is particularly smart.
TbriltHy priced, too.
Sizes 7 to 14
A very special croup of Spnuc
dresses for girls , . . bright
colors ami delicate pastels in
Formerly A AA —.
Vests, chemises, even yoke-front
panties and bloomers at this low
price 1 , . . and that’s news 1
Ask for No. 444 at
Year ago, 98c
Sheer enough to be smart . . . heavy enough to be service
able! Full-fashioned, with pure silk leg, mercerized top
and,sole. Smart shades for Spring wear.
Girls will love the grown-1:5
6tyling of these coats . . . capes,
scarf collars and new flared
cufl Many with berets to
match Remarkable values.
Sizes 1 to 4 and 3 to 6
1.98 3.98 4.98
2 gttif Vd-cki.-s, jr 2.!ccjfi«s, or
1 gcli knickdr aad J longie.
Caisimeres, tvm:s and worsted*
Shirt snis [action at the smallest
cost in years. Many prc-shrunk; i
last colors ia solids or fancies 1 j
A Great Value!
Ami a popular model! Well
made black oxford, with soft
box toe, welt sole, rubber heel.
Double sole and high spliced
heel for extra wear.
Everything about these dresses
has appeal ... gaiety of color
ing, newness of styling . , #j
with different types for every
occasion included ... freshness
of lingerie trimgiings, stun
ning color contrasts . . . and
the extremely moderate price.
Others $4.98 and $6.90
Coating £1.98 a Year AgoJ
Soft tan and grey fabrics . . .
with tnessah'tie linings ^nd
a Year Ago Cost ^4.98
It flatter* aH . . . this smart
Marathon ’ snapbrim hat in the
new colors and with moisture*
proof inner circle.
Poach and envelope styles . , j
shoe call and morocco pram
leader. Oever new trimming
acd ornament*. Irresistible
Pttrc Silk or Reyon
Really smart street and after
noon dresses . . . styled tike
yonr silk dresses . , . but ab
solutely washable . . , and cost
ing only |279!
A Tear Ago
This group of spring suits in
cludes worsteds and novelties
in softer weaves—many inter
esting variations in the newer
colorings. Smart style has
been happily combined with
these fine fabrics,
Extra Pants, £4.9$