Shelby Loses To Gastonia Gastonia. April 23.~Oa.<U#niH high although out,-hit. 10 to 8, defeated Shelby here this afternoon In a close and hard tough I game by a score of 4 to 2. Stephenson. whose triple sent in the first Gastonia run In the first inning and whose single scored two more in the seventh, was the star for the locals. Philbeck with two pit of three and McSwatn with three out of five led Shelby's at tack, Shelby ........ ooo 010 010-2 10 1 Gastonia ...... 100 010 20k—4 8 5 Whisnant and Carter; Hinson, Leary and Sheppard. Title Baseball Game On Today Shelby Playing Bessemer City Here In First Championship Came. The first game in the state Cham* plonship series In class B Is being played In Shelby today with the local team opposing Bessemer City. Forest (ity Good. Should Shelby win today the lo cals will play Forest City here next Friday in the second game of the series which will decide the group championship. If Bessemer City wins today Bessemer and Forest City will play at Forest City next Friday. Scores of games played so far this season Indicate that Foreet City has one of the strongest trams In the state and will make a hard fight for the championship which Shelby won last year, A favorite prediction Is that the winner of the championship in this group, which will likely be Forest City or Shelby with Forest City holding the odds, will represent the west in the title game at Chapel Hill. Forest City has two victories over Shelby this sea son, but If the local team wins to day. the Shelby players hope for an upset In the next contest. Two Ball Teams At Kings Mountain Kings Mountain, April 23 —Kings Mountain is to have two baseball teams this year, the Mauney MUls team and the Margraee Mills team The team at the Margraee is to he under the management of Hugn "Red” Ormand. a former Texas league star and manager last year of the Cora Mill team, who won 38 games and lost 8. ‘Sted" was form erly an outfielder In the Texas league but has been playing second base since he came here. The Indi cations are that he wlU have one of the best amateur team* In tills sec tion. The Mauney Mills team Is un der the management*of J. U Mitch ■ em and )s composed of players of the Mauney and Bonnie Mills Th -y have a diamond of their own at the extreme end of Gaston street. Their first scheduled game will be dared here Saturday afternoon with the Woodlawn Mills team of Mount Holly as their opponent* Jerome Spangrler Beats Jack Blanton Kings Mountain, April 23.—In the boxing arena in the Webb building in Kings Mountain last Saturday Jerome Spangler of Shelby won the decision by a small margin over Jgck Blanton of Cllffslde. This whs the main bout and was fast and furious. In the semi-finals K, O. White knocked out Willis Bagwell, local boys In the second round and Kid Brewer knocked out. Bill Mason in the second. According to matchmaker Charles B. Campbell, an all-professional card is be put on in the near future, consisting of eight different bouts. Plans are under way to try to get Ployd Helms and Kid Belk both of , Charlotte on this card. Bolling Spring* Win* Boiling Springs.—Bolling Springs Junior college humbled Rutherford college Ramblers here Wednesday In ft nicely played baseball game, 9 to 2. Playing an errorless brand ol ball and hitting at opportune times. Blatney Rackley's Bulldogs forged ahead in the third Inning by scor ing two runs on hits by Hendricks and Jolly. In the remaining Innings ■even more runs were scored off oi seven hits. Simmons was In great form, let ting the Ramblers down with onlj three hits, but he was ably assist ed by his teammates, who gave hire airtight support all the way. Bolling Spgs. „ 002 222 300-9 10 I Rutherford ... 000 000 002—2 3 : Lutheran Church Sunday Service; Sunday school at ten o'clock. Morning worship, H o'clock, se? mon by ttea pastor Lftther league, 7 o clock, a pro gram of interest to all young peo pie. Eyening worship. 8 o'clock ser non by the pastor. Service; iu-the Eptsc'prt chufft South ^reei R*w. K f fount, 'p®-t<vr. Cherokee Farmer Has Cotton Stand [ • ... ! Iiovn Spring Farmers Report Good Stand From Planting April 9. Gaffney, April 21,—Speaking of ‘‘early birds,'' it appears thut C. L. Sprouse, better known as Dock, Is entitled to that classification. Mr. Sprouse, who was a Gaffney j visitor from his farm on the ft. E. Sarratt place on route 7 near Love Springs, reported he had 17 acres of [cotton up to a good stand, and that [his watermelon and cantaloupe patches are also tip. Mr. Sprouse said he began plant ing cotton April 9. Many Cherokee county farmers are Just getting started planting this week. Senate And House Still In Deadlock ICONllNTEi) FROM PAOE OtflSI the twro houses, but to arrange a time for another meeting. They set tled upon 11 o'clock today, if Sena tor Dunlap of Anson and Represen tative Connor of Wilson can return to Raleigh by that time. Sales tax leaders were hoping to night that the compromise offer made before the senate voted on the luxury tax would not be will idrawtt by the anti-sales tax men, but did not expect that any decisive action could be taken until early next weak. Compromise Term*. The terms of the compromise were: adoption of the luxury sales tax as a temporary measure for two years; a referendum on continuing the sales tax in 1932, and adoption of the Folger school bill cutting teachers’ salaries and reducing the cost, of the six montlis’ term to $16,500,000. Colored Church Here Observes Anniversary Many Out of Town Minister*. Dr. Wall Preaches Sermon At Shiloh. To the Editor of The Star: The sixty third anniversary was held at Shiloh Baptist church last Sunday. April 18th, with an all day program composed of the profes sional colored men of the town, and a few out of town ministers: Rev 8, N. Davidson of Washington, D. C.. Rev, M. L. Davidson, Charlotte At 3 o’clock we were honored to have Dr. Zeno Wall, pastor of the First Baptist, church (white) to preach the anniversary sermon. His subject was "The Seven Hands” and the sermon was enjoyed by all Rev. R. J Davidson has been pastor of Shiloh Baptist church for si* years The church has had great success under his leadership. Susie A. Wilson. It'S going to be a great Joke on somebody If It’s discovered that there arc no such tilings as vitamins —Woman's Home Companion. i Burke Man Found Dead Near Track i I Foul Play Suspected In Death Of Walter lawman. No Sure Cine. Morganton, April 23.—The body of Walter Lowman, young white j man, who lived With his sister. Mrs. j Texie Bradshaw, at Brldgepjrt, six j miles east of Morganton, was found I beside the railroad track just above j the overhead bridge near his oome < this morning shortly after 6 o’clock by Section Foreman Watts. He had evidently been dead for hour.; Since there were some evidences of foul play Sheriff Ross had the body brought to Morganton and this afternoon Coroner G. M. Billings performed an autopsy and conduct ed an extensive examination of the wounds on the body and the cir cumstances surrounding the case The coroner's Jury returned a ver dict late this afternoon that Low man came to his death wrhen hit oy a train. The autopsy revealed the fetal wound to have been just under the left, arm pit. It had the appearance of having been inflicted by a long sharp knife. Tire victim s sweater was cut where It went In, se/eral ribs broken, and another woun:i ap pearing under the shoulder blail'* There Is still strong suspicion In the minds of some of foul play though ■ no tangible evidence was produced. IiQwman was last seen when he left the home of Mr. and Mrs. George ..Hollar, near Bridgeport about 8 o'clock last night, presum ably to return to his sister’s home, which would have necessitated hts crossing the rallroadd. COLORED RAM, TEAM TAKES FIRST CONTEST Playing at. Kings Mountain this week the Shelby colored rwueba'l team defeated Kings Moun'air« 9 to 0. The White Sox, as the Rogers ag gregation Is known, hopes to have a game in the city park here Mon i day of next week. Penny Column FOR SALE: TON TRUCK. PER fect condition, Sell cheap. P. O. Box 12, Shelby 6t 27c * FOR KENT: ROOM WITH HOT and cold running water and lava tory. Mrs. W. A. Pendleton. 2t 24c SPECIAL. BARGAINS' PORCH swings, $1.50 to $6; Ice boxes, $3 to $12,50; one 70-egg incubator, cost, $20, our price $5. Jones Furniture company, opposite Southern depot j 2t 24c THERE WILL BE A ROUND and square dance at Armory Hail, Company K, Saturday night. Ad mission, men 50c. Ladies free. It 4c OPEN ALL NIGHT. Central Cafe. West ern steaks a special ty. ltwktfc 1 We Accept Money on Certificate of Investment and Pay 6% Interest. Payable or Compounded Quarterly. We Loan Money on Good Endorsement or 1st Mortgage Payable in Weekly or Monthly Payments. ■ - . " t OFFICERS DIRECTORS Fred \V. Blanton, Pres.-Trees C. P. Hogera, Ch'ra. H. C. Metcalf Cart. 9. Thompson, Vlce-Pres. T. P. Bacon T. E. McKee W C Ward, Vice-President. Fred W Blanton C. 8. Thompson P. 8 Lewis, Secretary Dr. Ben Gold T A Hippy D. S. Blois. Ass!t Trees J. L. Lackey W. C. Ward M. & J. FINANCE CORPORATION OF SHELBY, NOIJTH CAROLINA Offices a( THOMPSON COMPANY WRITTEN GUARANTEE WITH EACH PEN Extraordinary Offer PARKSTUN COMBINA TION PEN-PENCIC $5 FOUNTAIN * PEN FOK 99c JULIUS A. SUTTLE DRUGGIST SHELBY. NORTH CAROLINA' APRIL 25 — SATURDAY ONLY 10 A. M. to 9 P. M A Factory Sale In Order to Advertise the Pen. This Coupon is Worth $4.00 to you if used during this sale. Coupon properly signed and 99c will buy one of our PARKSTON’S NEWFOLD FOUNTAIN PENS And Banker Medium Pen Self-filling, .ifftime, comb feed, Beauti ful assortment of rotors. Small sire for ladiea Mall orders given prompt atten tion. limited Z Pens to 1 Customer EVERY PEN TESTED AND GUARANTEED. 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