Ilotv To Drive An Automobile.
1. Don't tail to blow your horn
v, lieu turning a corner- on i! wheals.
This will attract the attention of
•i >me people who really and truly
i iijay watching a fool do foolish
Kindly sound your‘horn in the
lallowiiig manner: toot, t-o-o-t.
t — a—1>—i. t——od——t, when the
■ ay in trout of you chokes down and
can t 'get his starter to work—ih
congested traffic. That's the way
all lunatics act.
3.' When .someone hits .you in the
back end. and tries to explain it to
hi, hold vour temper—and tell him
• hat it was all your fault—-that you
held out your hand but that you
have a small hand, and he could not
possibly see It, and offer to pay fof
tie 2 lights and bumper and your
4 When you overtake a large
uck or a covey of large trucks tlv.it
: ecupv all of the middle of the road,
! stop right in your tracks, turn
j around, go buck home, und try to
Ivnake your trip tomorrow. Of course,
1 if you are in an Austin, you can
scoot under those road elephants,
■but if you are in un automobil".
don't every try to meet or pass one
of them. It can't be done safely,
5 Don’t dim your lights when
i meeting a car. Undertakers and gar
bage men have to make a living and
. you cun help them by observing this
rule. In parking <naur ear, be sure
to make it impossible for the car on
either your right or your left to
back out without mashing your fen
jder off, or possibly ruining his own.
And ifk nice to park right behind
| the other fellow also.
0 Don't blow your horn until
von have actually struck a pedes
trian. IT he hasn’t got sense enough
1 to stay at home or our In the woods,
lie won’t have sense enough to know
that you haven't any sense at all, so
[he honchaiant-^put hitthin your car
iand take him to the hospital. after
phoning Uie coroner. Then look
yourself up a good lawyer. Sensible
people who are able to pay dam
ages generally carry liability insur
7, Always drive 65 m. p. h. If you
can’t pay'cash for your gas, give the
man a check. Dodge your creditors
When East Meets West
This is not a scene from an oriental mystery story. It it merely Taro
Mi yak i, of Japan, applying a trick hold on Gino Garibaldi, of Italy.
Despite Taro’s struggles Garibaldi was declared the winner alter ten
minutes of grappling at Madison Square Garden, New York.
We Call Your
To The Articles We
On Our First
. * ' /
Living Room Suites, Odd Overstuff
ed Chairs, Smoking Stands, Center
* Tables, Floor and Table Lamps,
Clocks, Mirrors, Pictures, Window
Curtains, Draperies, Tapestries,
Rugs, Mascot Ranges and Hundreds
MOST OF THESE ARE GOING AT
And You Can’t Afford To Miss Them.
Every Home Needs A Few Of These
A Visit To Our Store During This Sale
Will Convince You That We Are
Offering The Lowest Prices That
Have Ever Been Offered In Shelby.
Paragon Furniture Co.
SALE CLOSES SATURDAY NIGHT,
and our speed cops. Meet yourj
j monthly installments and let your
| grocer, preacher and doctor starve
| Have your oil and pocketbook
| drained at every filling station. Keep
your tail-light lit,, but don't get lit
I yourself while driving. In case of
I sudden death, have your address in
'your vest pocket. But while living,
| don't have any regard for the other
] inan's rights.
't hings I'd Like To Know.
1 1 can’t understand how it Is
I that we have thousands of miles of
jtiood roads, and hundreds of fine
i school houses, and plenty money for
! all public demands—while our farms
j are being sold for taxes, our farm
! dwellings and tenant houses are rot
jting down and our farmers are able
j to.make only a bare (very buret liv
, 2. I can’t understand how so
i many of us have to hunt an hour
or more for a place to park our cars
—while bread-lines are just around i
the corner—and hundreds of wom
en and little children in our com
munity are half fed and tliree
j fourths starved—and the officers of
| the law can catch only the poor
man drinking or peddling booze.
3. I can’t understand why the
[land banks and the Insurance com
ipanies continue to fore-close mort
gages on real estate that they can’t
or won’t utilize after they come Into
possession of it—while there Is a
possibility that the man who owns
it would at least pay a fair rental
for it and mebbe something on the
principle when the Republicans get
out of office and the Democrats are
given a chance to bust up the big
monopolies and give the working
men u probable prospect.
4 I can't understand why a cot
ton mill hand earns only $1.50 a day
while his brother gets $1.50 per hour
[ loc doing a little job of plastering
that very little intelligence and only
a smattering of experience arc re
quired, nor can I understand why a
board of directors will pay one man
a bonus of $1,345,000 per year while
thousands of the men who made
that money are loafing—waiting for
(business to come back—to Wall St.
5. I can't understand why our
congress and our legislatures con
tinue to appropriate so much money
for useless purposes tin many, many
cases) while they know it will serve
only to bankrupt our country in the!
long run. I can't understand why a i
politician hasn't got backbone;
enough to stand up for the rights of'
his people instead of sitting down I
for what tickles his political fancy, ;
6. I can't understand how the
man in debt will ever get out. I
can't understand why a poor man
prefers a car to ride in rather than
a house to live in. I can't understand
how “Big Business” ever got such a
strange-hold on our nation. I can’t
understand why so many men ure
crying for the return of whiskey
when they don't want their own i
younguns to drink it, and I can’t
understand why I have been goose j
enough to write this article which
I don’t understand.
Meat Is Cheapest
That It Ha'S Been
In Several Years
Washington.—Families with small
or restricted incomes arc told by E.
W. Sheets, of the agriculture depart
nlent, that they would find inex
pensive cuts of meat cheaper than
Sheets, chief of the animal hus
bandry division, said meat now
costs less than in many years, with
breast and neck of medium lamb
selling for as low as seven and one
half cents a pound.
Pork shoulders, he added, could He
bought for 14 to 19 cents, and picnic j
shoulders at from 13 to 21 cents. !
, Full flavored goods, such as meuc, I
tomatoes and onions, were urged by j
the bureau of home economics for!
persons limited to minimum food
Car Will Not Start,
Driver Kills Self
Woodbridge, N. J.—Joseph Cho
tash, 22, tried for more than half an
hour to get his automobile out of
the mud. He failed.
Another driver, John Onder, saw
Cholash’s plight and started to aid
Before he could get there Chotash
drew a pistol from his pocket and
A & O
IT’S LIQUID '
RELIEVES A COLD
IN 24 HOURS
BOLD BV PAUL WEBB &
BON and ALL DRUGGISTS
Sold on a Money-B ic-'
Only Cupid Knows
Mrs. Ruth Hanna McCormick (up
per), former Illinois Congress
woman, refused to deny or confirm
her reported engagement to for
mer Representative Albert Simms,
of New Mexico (lower). Mrs.
McCormick and hes son are now
visiting in Albuquerque.
The actual value of lespedeza a*
i soil improving crop will be tested
in a soil building demonstration for
five years on four or five plots oi
loor land in Rowan county by W.
j. Yeager, county agent
Around Our TOWN
liy tiENN UUUM.
If 5-00 haven't been tricked already, use precaution and take u second
Jthought lor the remainder pi the day. This, y'khow. is April Fool s Day.
But to help along if you're looking lor fun. why not pick out a friend
j who enjoys a Joke and does not have heart trouble, and wire him as fol
•'We are pleftse to inform you that the judge; have today de
cided that your•. article best..describes 'theadvantages of t he now
cellophane wrapper for Camel Cigarettes. Watch the malls for
your $25 000 check. K. J Reynolds Co."
Some of these day; , if the scientists "keep It tip we ll be able to turn
on the faucet In the kitchen, name the kind of fish we desire for dinner
tor supper) that night, and the fish will come .swimming out.
The way science has transformed things in recent years we wouldn't
blame grandpa)) If he were to crane back take one peep anti faint all in
h heap. Grandma wulv l;er ..mell'utg salts couldn't bring him tc
We refer now to the lutes', oddity, but in the meantime express our
inclination to be a doubt in 1; Thomas
In the old days, y'know, when we .started to go a 'lushing we took the
mattock and shovel and Journeyed down behind the barn to dig our
l'tshing worms. Well, all that's over now folks. H, M , oup of Shelby's
hardware store proprietors, informs that there is on sale iibw a liquid
known as "GiUvin" which will draw the worm, from the ground without
any digging. All you have to do, so they tell 11.'. is. to put. a couple teu
spoonfulls in a tub of water, pour the water on the ground, get your bad
can and wait. In a lew minutes the worms—big or, nice ones that
should make any fish's mouth water—will begin craWllng out. An added
feature is that the worms will be whole when they crawl out. Remember
in tin old days we frequently cut them in iwo with the mattock?
And. so say the boosters oi this "doodle-bug" oil. it will bring ’em out
01 anything except a concrete sidewalk,
All oi which is almost as hard to digest as the biggest Bndgewpt r
fishing rlory of the yeuL
FOR VOIIR INFORMATION
Reynolds Tobacco Company, we art' Informed at the Piggly Wiggly,
was not the first business concern in the country to use cellophane wrap
ping paper. Not by a Jugfull! Go in (lie average grocery and youH find
that Mr Host, the Shelby baker, wraps his cukes in cellophane or some
thilts Very similar then to. And the majority of other bakery cakes are
so wrapped. Likewise, clothiers will tell you that certain brands of shirts
are wrapped in a similar paper.
(P. S. Rut please note that the Camels go the ups on the others by
idling the |)eople about it a la newspaper advertising. Us newspaper folks
can do most anything except to make enough money to retire or buy
new attire for tin Easier parade.)
More Information: A citizen of the county with a good reputation for
general "truthfulness hands along this news: "Even the bootleggers are
getting out and scrambling for business with cut price attractions.
T’other day one sold me u lid-ounce pint—1(5 ounces, get- me?—for fifty
cents, find then said that it wasn’t worth that but he’d have to have
Shelby shorts: The out-of-town newspapers have been saying quite
a bit about flvc-crnt loaves of bread, but they’re not so much in evid
ent e around Shelby. Merchants who have such could do a good business,
otir guess-is, by passing out that info in a Star ad .... A recent issue of
the Billboard, show and carnival publication, carries a photo of a carni
val scene in Shelby ht,I930. It’s a photo this colyum has referred to
liervioiore. The carnival, at which the photo was taken, was held on
the court square. Grouped around the f err is wheel were men with 10
galion hats, and gawking at flip strange sight with them were women ill
wide-brimmed hats, white shirtwaists with patent leather belts %nd
skirts that swept the ground Oyer behind the forrts wheel can be seen
the top of the old red-brick court house. W B Fincher calls attention
to the publication of the bid scene .... Don't you know Paul Webb,
Georg;' Blanton and many other young bucks had a big time that day
drinking red lemonade and carrying on with the gjrls? ...... Speaking of
pets, which no one was doing. Red Newman has one pet that he can’t
get rid of—a polecat. Cage Ellis, the transfer man, has a big black crow
. ... One brunette hr the beauty contest Is of the opinion that some of
the dark-haired entrants will bo declared Miss Shelby over the blondes.
Now it's the blondes’ turn to pull hair; und as we recall there were one or
two brown-hatred lassies entered .... On occasions they call off base
ball games because of rain, and it may be that they’ll have to call off this
approaching city election because of a lack of interest.
fRY STAR WANT ADS FOR RESULTS
IVe flown with the Pathfinders of the Air
©1931. UGGITT & MYERlilOlACCO GO.
you meet me in the city’s crowded canyons
Along the invisible lanes of the air, oc among jostling thousands in the
city's streets . . . it’s all the same to Chesterfield. For here’s a cigarette that
goes everywhere, and that tasks right anywhere. Milder and better tobaccos
— nothing else—that’s what you taste in Chesterfield. And, thanks to the
cross-blend,” all of that mild, good taste and aroma is retained!
rOR NINETEEN years, bur Research Department has
kept iniimateKuudi with every new development of Science
«hat could be applied to the manufacture of cigarettes
During this period there has been no development of tested
value or importance to the smoker which we have not
incorporated into the making of Chesterfield cigarettes.
Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co,
■ They Satisfy