YIKS. KENN DRLM. tdiloi.
Telephone The Star No. 4-J lfcacu Mormug a lo & Ocioca.
M:rs. Ovum can he reached at her home. Phone 713, aiternoon ana nights
Upon the earth's hard bosom
We’ll come to rest at last;
Winners of the ruthless race
And those the swift ones passed.
l.v the earth’s breast unlovely
Or is it blossomy fair?
We’ll be so weary of the road
We shall not greatly care.
Isabel Neill, in Opportunity.
f ortnight Bridge
Club To Mcrt.
Dr. and Mrs. Sain Schenuk will be
hosts this evening to members of
the Fortnight bridge dub The hour
is 8 o'clock
With Mis. LeGrand
The inspirational meeting at me
woman's auxiliary of the Presby
tenau church will be held on Mon
day afcmioon at 3:30 el the home
or Mrs. It. T. LeGrand on S Wash
Hoot Club To M eel
With Mrs. Hudson.
The regular meeting ol the Con
temporary Book club will be held oh
Tuesday afternoon at 4 o’clock with
Mrs. Havj'y Hudson as hostess at her
home on Grover street.
The Ruth class ol the First Bap
tist church, ol' which Mrs. B. T. Falla
is teacher, enjoyed a class meeting
at the hom" of Mrs. Falls on Mon
day evening. During a business
meeting the class ntembers drew
nainei each girl*: accepting the girl
whoso u»me. she drew as her parti
cular charge during the Coming
year. After the business meeting ah
attractive contest on familiar similes
During a social half lvoui Mrs.
Fall,-; served sandwiches and lea
Muonic and Arts.
On Wednesday afternoon at the
elub room Mesdaines Loy Thompson
and J. S. Dorton were joint hoste ; •
es to members of the Music and Art
department of the Woman'* clutur
Mrs. W. R. Casteevens read an ex
cellent paper on the “Life of Ha'fi
er Hughes," and Mrs. Frank Hvy
read an attractive article on O'Henry
which concluded the brief but in
During the social half hour lh'
hostesses served a* sweet course
Club Meets Herr.
Mrs. H. J. McCorcklr. of Lincoln
ton. entertained members of the
Book Lovers club here on Wednes
day afternoon at the Green Lantern
tea room. After the business meet*
, tug and program a four course
hneheen was served, a color scheme
of green, pint and lavender being
j carried out in decorations and serv
ice. sweet peas and snapdragons
were the Hover decoration'.,
Mrs. MeCoivkle i.« a sister of Miss
Claudia Calhoun, of this place.
Those enjoying this delightful
,meeting of the club were: Mes
■ dames W. F. Elliott, A. M. Cornwell,
I'D. P. Rhodes. Paul Rhodes. Walter
Costner. Kenneth Grieg, Harvey
Kuhn. Paul Mullen. B. C. Lineber
*ei'. Grady Crowell, M. L. Little, C.
B Phillips, Fd Byars and Roper
Uhorning Club Has
Members of the Islipening club
charmingly entertained on
Thursday afternoon with Miss
Elizabeth Ebelioft as hostess at her
home on South Washington street.
The rooms of the lower floor were
bright with spring flowers, the color
note of orchid being accentuated in
The use of lilacs, wisteria and iris.
Miss Elizabeth Roberts was program
Header for the afternoon and began
the program by reading an interest
ting article on “Adopted Writers of
North Carolina. James Boyd and
Struthers Burt being included in her
discussion. Miss Mary Moore read
*n article on Gerald Johnson and
aohn Charles McNeill: and Mrs.
tlohn Wynne Doggett concluded the
program with a paper on the late
governor, Zeb Vance, and other in
teresting North CaroUuians. '
The hostess served an ice course’
yiith coffee and other accessories, a
color scheme of orchid and pink be
ing effectively carried out on the
A wedding which will be of inter
•tst to friends and relatives here
took place in Spartanburg, S. C. on'
Wednesday afternoon at the home
tot the bride when Miss Marguerite
Whitlock became the bride of Mr.
•lames Duncan Wells, of Columbia,!
S. C-, in a simple but beautiful cere
mony. Immediately after the wed
«iing a pretty reception, was held,
• iter whteh Mr: and Mw. Wray left
«or Washington, New York and
toth-r points on * ’ wedding trip.1
Upon their return they will be ut
home in Columbia. ,
Mrs. Wells, who was a third year
student ut Converse college this
year, is an attractive and accom
plished young woman. »
Mr. Wells is a son of Mr:.. Amelia
Wells, of Columbia, and the late Mr,
JamesWells, formerly of Shelby,
He is a nephew of Mr. John K
Wells, of this place, whom he has
visited on a number of occasions
He has for a number of years held,
a position with the Southern rail
The wedding was attended by Mr.!
and Mrs. John K. Wells and Mr. |
Pan! Wray, of Shelby.
Meeting Of LaPayettr
r. T. A. On Saturday.
The Parent-Teachers association
of the LaPayette school will be held
at t he school building on Saturday:
jevening at 7:30, All members are i
| urged to attend
I Mothers' Club
I To Have Meeting.
i Mrs; G. J. Mabry will be hostess to
j members of the Mothers' club at a
j regular meeting on Tuesday after
I noon at 4 o’clock, entertaining at
lies home on Sutile street
! Garden Club To
A regular meeting of the Garden
club will be held on Tuesday after
noon, the time to be spent in visiting
neighboring gardens. Members are
asked to meet at the club room at
1 o’clock and alt who can furnish
cars for the• afternoon are asked to
do so. Several gardens in Gastonia
'are to be visited by the club
j Miss Blanton To Re
j Entertained Tomorrow,
Tomorrow at 11:30 Mrs, Newton
Parnell, of Greensboro, is entertain
ing at the home of her parents, Mr
and Mrs. Jap Buttle* with a bridge
luncheon in compliment to Miss
Caroline Blanton, bride-elect.
Tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 Mrs.
H. 8. Plaster will be hostess to
members of the Contract bridge
club, entertaining in honor of Miss
Second Division Will
Entertain First Division.
The nreetingjiay of the second
division of the Woman's club has
been changed from Thursday to
Wednesday for next week’s meeting,
i on which day this division will be
j hostess to members of the first di
! vision of the Woman's club! Tire
meeting will be at the club room at
3:30, and all members of both divi
sions are cordially invited and urged
to be present. Regular hostesses for
the afternoon are Mrs. C. H. Harrill,
Mrs. Alice Linebcrger and Mrs. Har
ry Speck. Mrs, Ellen B. Switzer is
chairman of a special hosess com
mittee to assist on this occasion.
Special features are being planned
; for the afternoon's entertainment.
At The Theaters j
The Carolina’s Friday and Satur-,
day program us doubled again thus
week: “Oh, For a Man.” with Jean
ette McDonald and Reginald Denny,
a comedy; and "Ridin’ Fool,” fea
turing Bob Steele. Added, Pathe
comedy. Will Rogers will come to
the Carolina Monday and play for
two days, in a master picturization
of Mark Twain's masterpiece of
comedy. “A Connecticut Yankee ”
The management of the Carolina
has already received many compli
ments on the new interior painting
of the theatre
In tile leading role ui “Strangers
May Kiss," Norma Shearer steps in
and handles her business with a
certain assurance of possession.. It
has been predicted that this new
MGM picture of hers will win the
next gTand prize to be given by the
Motion Picture Art* and Sciences!
thus year. Miss Shearer won the
award in 1930 with her performance
in “The Divorcee. ’ “Strangers Ma ■
Kiss” played to large audiences >cs. !
terday at the Webb theatre. Today
and tonight will close the engags
We buy Chickens and
Eggs. Also sell fruit and
produce, dressed chick
ens and LARRO Feeds.
Phone 691. Shelby, N. C.
Company K, Local Militia Unit,
Inspection, Gets A Fine Report
Improvement .Shown in Drill. *< ■ lrr
Of The Company
The annual Federal linspection of
Company K, 120th Infantry. v/as
held at the Shelby armory this
'Die inspection was made by Capi:
- Louis A. Page, of the regular, army,
who is national guard instructor for
South Carolina. He was accomoa ti
led by Capt. Tom S. Brand, gua’.d
instructor lor North Carolina.
It was the third time Cap’tih
Page has inspected the local com
pany and his report was that .im
provement was shown over prev.au:
inspections, but added that there
should be still more improvement
The following is the list of offif
cers and men now comprising t he
First Lieut—Henry C. Long, com
2nd Lieut - Andrew W McMu; -
1st. Sergt— Lawrence Runyan
Supplt Sergt..-—Claude ML Con
ner Mess Sergt, Marion Faker
Sergeants—Dwella L. Grant, Lov
S. Hoffman, Arlo McFarland, K'Pd
W. Noblitt, Forrest R. Warlick.
Corporals—Ernest Carter, Andrew
O. Raker, Chives A. Lowrance. Ar
thur U. McKee, Clayton M. Newton
Willie B. Wright
Privates 1st class—Purvis Barrett.
Ray E. Brown, Wilburn A. Byers,
Thos. M. Grigs, Wm. ML Huffman
Dewey L. Howell, Jas. W. T.vin
Odus Irvin. Horace 0. McKee. Geo
Privates—Claude E. Alien, Art In.
B. Byers. Kenneth E Crawford. Sam
Dayberry,, Robert G. Ellis, Grady
O. Green, Charlie P, Hicks. William
F. Hamrick, Charlie O Green, Hu
bert, Hoffman, Everett W. Hov. ell.
Isaac H. Jackson. Clarence F Leon
ard, Horace Lowrance, J. C. McCraw
Randolph W, McBee, Tilden McKee
Ben P. McSwam, Curtis Nance,
Mance Nance. Forrest B Newton
Roland R, Newton. Leon E. Putnam.
Clarence G. Queen, Clctus W, Smith.
Fire Truck Bought
For Kings Mountain
'Special to The Star t
Kings Mountain, Apr. 16..the
town of Kings Mountain is to have
r new fire truck. The city fathers at
the regular monthly meeting of the
council placed an order with the
LaFrance” fire truck company for a
new truck and new fire fighting
equipment. The truck is to have a
pumping capacity of 600 gallons
per minute and is to be delivered
about the first of June
At present the town of Kings
Mountain has practically no lire
fighting apparatus. The present
equipment consists of an old model
T Ford truck and other inferior
Marvin Turner, George W. Upton,
' Monroe M. Upton, One M. Valen
tine, Allred R Ward, Ben P. Wilson,
Lowrance W. Wortman, David Led
NEGRO SINGERS HERE AT
COURT HOUSE TONIGHT
The Cleveland County Training
school presents the Johnson C.
Smith university quintet tonight at
the court house at 8 p. m
During the first ■week of June, the
month of brides, Jeanette Mac
Donald (above), musical comedy
and screen star, will become the
bride ol' Robert G. Ritchie, New
York stock broker.
Then (nay be a good Ume com
ing as a linancier has assured us,
but all we can say vs that it's a good
thru coming.—The Humorist.
New York is conducting a vigor
ous anti-noise campaign It is al
ready well equipped with speak-eas
Will be at Hotel Charles to
make sittings for people of
APRIL 21ST AND 22.ND
Those wanting Coupons for
Miniature Special or Pic
tures may secure them
MRS. S. M. GAULT.
Until April 20th — Posi
tively None Will Be Sold
APRIL. 17, 1031
We cordially invite you to at
tend an exhibit ot Ford Pro
ducts which will be held in our
garage next Wednesday and
Thursday, April 22nd and 23rd.
This exhibit will be very inter
esting and also very educational
and we feel sure that it will be
well worth your time to come in
and look it over.
Marc Anthony: "Here maid, is
your Mistress Cleopatra at
Maid: "Yes my lord, but she is
in bed with tonsilltis."
Marc Anthony: “What, is that
Greek here again?”
The most Interesting exhibit*
ill the Ford Show will be the cut
away body, chassis and motor oi
the New Model A Ford Tudor Se
dan. These exhibits will show you
clearly just how the New Model1
A Ford Car is built, both the!
quality of materials and the pro- !
cision of manufacturing.
In conjunction with the differ
ent exhibits we will show a Talk - s
mg Picture of the River Roug.
Ford Plant at Detroit. This pie
ture will be very interesting ano
will give you a clear insight ol
the wonders of mass production.
When Mrs. Borden-Lodge ar
rived in this country after a short
visit abroad she was asked tire
usual question by the custom
"Anyway to declare madam?'
“No.'V she implied sweetly
"Then, madam, said the of
ficial, “am I to take it that the
fur tail I see hanging down undei
jour coat Is your own?”
Do hesitate to call at our gat
agt' and look over the Ford Show
next Wednesday and Thursday,
you will be under no obligation
to buy anything and In fact we
will not try to sell you anything
The purpose of this show is to
better acquaint our friends and
customers with the hidden quali
ties oMhe Model A Ford Car ana
the Model AA Ford truck
"Just what is the big idea of
going down the street with an
apple in your hand?”
‘‘Well you know the old saying,
•An apple a day keeps the doctor
away,’ and I am calling on his
rile hours of the Ford Show
next Wednesday and Thursday
will be from noon until 10 o’cloCa
each night. Come and bring your
family and friends with you. It
will be a pleasure to have you
visit our place and we will try
out best to keep you entertained
and make your visit as pleasant
Wife: "I'm going to take uf
horseback riding it will increase
my social standing. ’
Husband; "I don't know about
the social part, but it'll increase
your standing no doubt
The New Model A Ford Cat
Will not affect the standing, but
it sure will help the social part.
Early Tuesday morning oi Uns
week, Henry Ford jumped under *
the wheel of a new Ford sedan
and. alone, drove it down the re
maining yards of the assembly
line. The car was the twenty
millionth Ford produced by the
Ford Motor Company
Twenty million Fords have al
ready been built! Think of if
CHAS. L. ESKRIDGE
; Personal Mention of People Visiting
About Within the Past Few
'Special to The Star.'
Double Springs. Apr. 16.—Mr. anti
Mrs. Erastus Hamrick and children
of Kannapolis visited Mr. and Mrs |
T. B! Hamrick Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Sammle Brooks and
son Herbert visited Mr. and Mrs.
Virgil Brooks in the Poplar Springs!
Mr. and Mrs. T. C, Stockton were
Visitors ol Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Bank
head Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Roland Hamrick : of
Shelby spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. T. B. Hamrick.
Mr. and Mrs. W A. Crowder and
family visited Mrs. Roland Philoeck
of Lawndale Suaday.
Mr, and Mrs. J. P. Neal and ; oils
Oliver and John, of Kings Creek
were visitors of Mr. and Mrs. W W.
Mr. Woodrow Humphries -u nt
Sunday with Mr. Worth Melton:
Miss Etta Jones was the spend
the-day guest of Miss Reba Davis
Miss Annie Davis spent the 'latter
part of last week with her grand
parents near Hollis and attended
the commencement exercises of the
! school there.
Mr. and Mrs. Greene Martin and
family of South Carolina visited Mr
and Mrs. P. B. Bridges Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. Grady Brooks visited
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Lee Sunday.
Miss Blanche Davis spent the
day Sunday with Mrs S. J. Cabaniss
Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Hawkins and
son visited Mr. and Mrs, W. P. Haw
Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Hawkins and
son visited Mr. and Mrs. W. P Haw
Miss Maxine Cabaniss of the Zion
community spent Wednesday night
with Misses Mary Frances and
Mrs. Annie Bridges and daugh
ter Miss Ethel, and Misses Acqu'.lla
and Bernice Johnson were visitors
at the home ol Mr. and Mrs. J B.
Horne Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Greene and
daughter Miss Evelyn visited Mr.
and Mrs. Billie Powell Sunday .aft
Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Bridges and i
children of Shelby visited Mr, and:
Mrs. C. A. Bridges Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dixon Falls of Wood
ruff. S. C.. and Mr. and Mrs. Yates j
HarrlU.were visitors of Mr. and Mrs;
Alfred Falls Sunday.
The farm board is now selling a
lot ot wheat in Europe at the loss of ;
a tidy sum per bushel. This is con-j
structive statesmanship, tho some |
ignorant foreigners can hardly tell'
it from dumping —The New York-!
Edgecombe county farmers saved
about $1,000 through cooperative
purchase of lespedeza seed. One
hundred farmers pooled their or
THE BETTER CHAIN
N. LaFAYETTE STREET
S. WASHINGTON STREET
PINK SALMON —
No. 2 Can - 4 For
RICE ~ BULK —
Swift’s Jewel LARD —
8-Pound Pail . .
Colonial LIMA BEANS
No. 2 Can - 2 for
Honey Dew PRESERVES —
2-Pound Jar ..
DILL PICKLES —
Quart Jar . .
Hostess PEACHES —
2\ can - 3 for
Bull Head PORK &
BEANS — 4 for
ROE HERRING -
3 Pounds .... .
PURE COFFEE —
PEAS, BEANS, CORN, PEACHES,
With Prices Like These
You Will Want
Twice As Many
It' you have been lacking a dress for
this or that occasion, and felt that
your budget,would not permit it, you
will welcome this opportunity to get
exactly the dress you Want at a sav
$3 To $7
Me Neely Style and Quality are made
into every garment included in these
groups of merchandise for Saturday
A splendid group of values for which
you would expect to pay $8.50 and
more. Good tailoring, fine quality
materials, assorted patterns, full
range of sizes and colors for every
Made by one of America's most fam
ous manufacturers. Supplied to us at
a saving which we are passing on to
you. Featured among the group are
stunning polka dots and lovely Pas
tel colors. Tailored to look like dress
es t hat cost twice as much; copied
from models that sell for many times
our price. Authentic in every style de
tail. See them, and see if you can
keep from buying one, two, or morel
frve for e, erv ?Cticai *
erV iv/nd of h
that you rf- «*arf 'V°rfe
50,ids «<«( string '°’v M». p* -
L'or>iplete At tu makc the ,ts’
to choo^1 thls Mce. nZ^tio*
summer hlWy f0l. e H'Jse
5E,-ttT i'oup. entire Wa,
robe FROit "A«c
?m* - Quality : gEJ?
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