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Day King Trial
H'H’v Scorn l or tfefehw On Cross
Examination During I ust
- I oiha;lei. May Id 'Jin be
sa« weaving a rti'ain *>i cviit-ince
brn» Monday afternoon hi ns ;it
• trill pi to convict Rare Km*'. C
run fannei. n second Unit* for t .n’
• tnurdi’f ol lii-- fcbooi-l i ik'Ik'I' w-i
Faye Wilson King, in Jant 11
Garments worn by Mr- Kir •
when her "body w as. found ni an d r
' house wen placed in c\::> ie c d
tlic Lilli iii’.u lmi'l v> mi' -• • f!;
1 first da\ Mi .1 II - 1 :
ron, testified that they'were Main-,
< d with blood 'when takr:» fr in lii
'school teacher'. body,
i Others testified of ji-ndii, bits d
l spots in the kitchen and j ’ mg r'
' room vi themodest K •; >■ i
C ontend -SuU'ld
t- Tlic defense contend'-- M: imi,
“ A jury was selectetl 1 • in . '< iur*
ill 30 men shortly brio " ribbfi.;
Ktng sat be-aic Ins i mnuniv.
I the day. He diet . ii' H i ,dy in Uu '
• Chester trial
i The jurors are, II, < i lhekhaiyi,
I l.tincuf-ief merchant; If otic ri IJynii.
i textile Worker. C. 1 Hammond. Jr
*• Laue-aster. 'iiniier; -d.. L. Panih'tin- •
■ berry, Hisftth Kfirin}'.'-, Urtn' r; C. H
1 Rutledge, l.anca.' tci. n.eiTliaiit;' l>.
W. Jenkins, Lancaster turniei. -h
J13, Horton, Heath Springs lorine’.,,
. Ora Morgan. Kershaw l.irtii. i, A. i:. •
( Rennett, Lancaster funner; ,1. I i
oaten, Kershaw textile workeit
'c. Connell, &»nc»-;i-er. furm. r,
Manley Btdk, Lancaster cai-whiter, 1
barge Array l.aw j • i -.
Solicitor Finley is asst ted by M
' Sapp of Columbia, AIJ. u G.yrp
' l uncuf-tei'. Gaston, Hamilton a
Cmstori of Chester and Angus id1
i cauleV of Chi-fit',a ,, The d< . ; .‘,e 1
i composed of B. T. Falls of Shelby.
| Toy R. Gregory of Lancaster, The:.
F. McDOw. of York-; Roach S. Stmy-r
i art of Lancaster, It, B. Hilderbrmvdi
; Of York, Clyde Hefty id Shelby, IK- !
frecce Williams of Lancaster and ftt-W
'; Gregory of 'KerShaw.'.
h Ne.aUy clad and taking ticca.
■to joke with friends and newspa-'
jpel men, King heard the damning
! testimony of his neighbors brought ;
out by exumuuUion of Solicitor tv.
<; Finley of York and,his n asocial--,
attorneys, but was cheered when,
the defense cuutuel. i.h .' by!
■ Roach 8, Stev.ilt and 1 i. rur,;,:.!-,-!
scored'tellingly on at tea. a two uc-j
cadiotu under «-omj examination m
Clyde Moey of Shelby. .s'. tr w.t•.
nesses for the state bolus on the!
stand when the defence brought
out its telling points. 1
, f Preacher Testifies
i Rev. i b Hunter, a f; t*
preacher of York,- who expect.a.th-cl:
into a fireplace m winch King had.
c laimed Rune had been no fire dis
covering live cools, to staff the j
stream of circumstantial evidence
against King, and Mrs, j. A: Saye.j
who bathed the dead woman in pro-1
: paring the body for buna:. orc'rtj
tellingly as the prof us tu of -blood j
mi the dead woman'. body an:!,
'marks, oh her jieclrin.ihs effort to]
pin the crifiie on H. ’■ 'm., or
the, dead woman, j
; Blit it was with the,a' same two,’
witnesses that Mr. Hoev ,vi>:ed lor:
the defense and e indication of |
The trend the defense will take
throughout the trial The demise!
brought trum Mi Hunter the tact!
that blood spots were pm noticed
Until after, -pails > t bloody water had
•been bieugii; hum the room in]
which the dead; woman wax being !
bathed, that the. spots on the door
•looked as if they inight hu\e been
.made by hands -opening the door
and that the defendant looked to
be weak- and ill the, next morning;
when he was making preparations
to; leave : or his homy in Shelby;
Mrs. Save, wite of a Sharon, pliy
sietun, testified that .-he helped
other, women in. preparing. Mis:
King's body for burial A gash . was
«>n :i.T I ad worn; ii . Ion head ami
her ham was malted with blood, she
A red sweater, a lavender dress,
hose and undeulothing were iden
tified by the vvitne. s who described
blood spot.-, she said were found on
i She found, "a rm.g dt a bruise'
about the neck of the dead woman
Mr«. Save continued, which ex
tended from ear to car the witne
said there was blood between tin
fingers arid, under - Mrs. King's, 1 tulle.
* ' King was subbing "at tinies’' >t
the home, Mrs. Save sulci the night
the body was found, when he told
her he had eaten nothing .»U c’.u
she ."aid -she offered lain a glass of
sweet milk •'when he reached hi
aim out to take the milk I noticed
he had on a fresh pajama coat and
their were clean sheets on the bed.
A broom by the pantry door,"
sh - .continued, ' in the kitchen was
wet. The fioor was damp over sonic
portions of the room. ’
Judge Feathers tone. presiding in
court of general sessions several
times threatened to jail persons for
standing in the aisles, finally order
ing the courthouse door;, locked.
Eve-ry'scat was taken.
haw Gash On Head.
I R. L, Plexico, of Sharon, testi
fied that he went to the King home
i the night after the tragedy and saw
1* gash on Mrs. King's forehead and
that her clothes were bloodstained.
| He ;.ald King “told me hlti wife
hud threatened suicide und quoted
her as saying, I would fake l.ysol
hyt. 1 um afraid It would turn my
face black.’ King told me his wife
gave him fwo tablets, kissed inni,
told ldin to go to sleep and carried
her clothe: and shoe: cut o£ the
Damp spots were m Uu middle
01 the, kitchen Hour the nigh (alter
Mi Kings death. Plexico said, hut
the next morning they were dry.
The Rev. C. W. McCuily. Presby
terian minister of Slinron. quoted
-King a; telling him lus wile had
von d ‘nil n'ghf been ire she had
no yond way to get to school the
I".UK ’.Id him, hr said, inx.-yifc
:ei ]>ropo). d a “suicide pact.''
J A Whi'. . ides, nl Mhatoii. also
!;• died o ..selng the sear on the
dead- ‘a i man s forehead and
•plonlie. f t blood on the floor,
King upji'ujvd to be “weak and
ill., tne day' after tile tragedy .lie
lav. Mr. Hunter told c .yde floey.
f i hr defense during cross-exam -
Mrs. S. 'I Ferguson testified that
Hue; repoit- d in her that Mrs. Kiti'y
was mo mg on the day the body.
■ a.., found and expressed fear that
ne had taken her life. Other wrt
ne. ses told ot various circumstances
on tlie (lav of lhe discovery’ of the
Physicians 1 estify
In King Case; May
Wind Up Saturday
(CONTINUED FROM PU1E ONE !
• rank Faulkner ot York telling, ot
lie finding in lhe. attic of the Slm
van. home a suit of clothes said In
l ne been owned by King, with
‘tr.ins identified by the witnesses
The e witnesses were followed by
' ■■■ Abell He told cl making an
, Maic.. finding no evidence of
a on, and definitely, stated tha*
...r wish'd on Hie head had nothing
-do with .the death.
Mi. Sinai News
Attend l'Ir.1 ..nil Hill Siiigiu;, I irm
ns Almost Through Tliiiitiiig,
Shelby. Ti-’J. • The. fanncr.< . f thi
..v ion me almost through planting.
A number from here attended, (.he
singing at ri, u.'ant, Hill church Sun
Mi s Emin-.v. her .Clary spent last
week with relatives at Flint 11. ii.
Mr and Mi-. Kc.-sic Putnam nhd
M ■. Cecil Baber of Shelh •• were
Callers at tut* home of Mr. anti Mrs.
r, 'PuUiH.ai Sunday a item .an.
Mr; aiul Mrs J; c.'B'ruli'p-< ami
ion. Mr Elmo Bridges vint'-'d Mr
Mid Mr.-. Reid Blackburn one U.r.
lit ’ weak
Mr. -. Y.tfe Putnam and child
ren, i; y fill; uiai Dewey Itollius
were '. m - ;n liuon. SC .sahr
Mr. 1111'.! Mrs (iatther Ell s o,
Beater D. ;n spent Sunday id the
hthue o! Mr. and .Mrs C T T.ilis.
Mi;-r. Virginia 'Wood. Arte i' Eli”;
Norine Kellms and Messrs. Charier
Perris.Hugh Watson and Marlon
Ohpliant visited Miss Retina JRollln.
awhile Friday night.
Ate: and Mrs. X M. Hunt- and fam
ily visited relatives..in the Ooldan
Valley section Sunday;
Mi» Sara Lou Putnam sp’iit t!ie
week; end at Shelby with lie1' eous-.
ills. Mi-.e, Helen Sanders and Re
.'Mr J. If Branlon. who h,;« I'ten
in Nett York for flu- past t al; re
turned home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Kll.is- urn chil
dren t'! Blacksburg,. S C.. spent a
W hile' witli- Mr, and Mrs. Mil i. Iiihs
VisitoVs at the home Of .Mr. and
Mrs Glee Bridges and children end
Mr, David Hamrick of Kings Moun
tain. Ah and Mrs: Brainard West
moreland ami children of Bk.r.ks
b .n g. s' C
Mi \V P.• Hughes will it' • this
Week for Greensboro wiiere she will
visit her son. Mr. J. A. Hughe
Mr. and Mrs. Ector Ledbetf -r and
children ui Flint Hill spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Weaver.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Wea ;< r and
Miss Norine Rollins of Gaffney were
the guests of Mrs J. H. Rollins Sun
Mr. ami M: Thurman tie.n:irk
and daughter. Miss Selma if-.... . '
of the Poplar Springs cpibm.uhiiy
'Visited Mr and Mrs \V. I Hi.rrjU
We are glad to note that Mias
jRheumti Clary who has been 1 ick
with roseola is able to be out again.
Mi>. J D Brauton and. MU > Buna
Rollins Were shoppers in Shell',
Ross Grove To Have
Memorial May 10th
Program as loillfewing: Service be
gins with Sunday school at #;£Q
o'clock. Alter which a reach ret by
Charles. C: Spt ahmr. topic. **3o>n<?
body's Mother,"‘'followed by special
songs and address by a speaker
from Boiling Springs junior c.’lepe.
•Dinner served in picnic style,
tverybody cordially Invited tv* corns
and bring well filled baskets.
Envoy Arouses Ire
Ambassador Irwin B. McLaughlin
a . Envoy n>
.:<• <j ‘ derogatory
remarks about the cabinet of the
new Republic have aroused consid
erable resentment, which may re
sult iti his .being-declared persona
non grata by the new government.
African Prince To
Give Concert Thurs.
At Boiling Springs
Prince Wilbur of the Gold Coast
of West Africa will give a concert
at Boiling Springs auditorium
Thursday. May 7th, beginning at ti
o'clock. The prince was at Boiling
Springs on April 114th and made such
a hit that tlig people asked for his.
return. He It said to be a wonder
ful pianist, featuring the most.dif
ficult hut leading classics, spirituals
unci popular numbers on two pianos.
Beats will be provided for eoio.td
- - . ' t
Dies At Bethany
Had l ived All llis l ife On I lie
J arm Where lie Bird. Church
Kings Mountain, May 5 William
Thadeaus Davidson, tki-year-old
farmer of the Bethany section died
at Ins home at 2 o'clock Tuesday
morning. Funeral services were con
ducted at the Bethany A. R. P.
church at 4 o'clock Tuesday after
noon. Rev, W. P. Grier, pastor of the
Bethany church officiated. Burial
was at the churchyard at Bethany.
Mr. Davidson was born and rear
ed on the same farm where he died.
He was married to Miss Noru Mc
Carter of the same community who
died twenty yeans ago. He was au
elder in the Bethany A R. P
He is survived by three Children,
Mrs; John Quinn of Clover. Gar
land Davidson of Rock Hill and
Cohen Davidson of Bethany; one
brother John T. Davidson of Kings
Mountain and one sister Mrs. Lsobel
Fails of Bethany.
Legion Leader Is To
Speak In Blacksburg
s, c May e -w. s.
Beans', of Shelby, commander of the
Shelby post of the American legion,
hits accepted an invitation to speak
at a meeting of Cherokee county post
No. 109. to be held at Blacksburg
Thursday 1 tight. Probate Judge
Lake VV. Stroup, the commander,
has announced. A •‘dutch'’ supper
v ill be served at DO .cents per plate.
The Spartanburg drum and bugle
corps will attend, and it is probable
that the Pacplet drum and bugle
corps will be represented also: Juclgb!
Arrangements for the dinner,'
which will be served in. a store
building, are being made by B. a
Bout brake and. Junie Smith; both of
whom are enthusiastic Legionnaires.
Sunday May 10
Memorial services will be held *\t
Casar Baptist church on • s'-aidsv.'
Sunday school at 10.00. Breaching
! at 11:00 by the pastor. Rev. w. G.
Those interested are deques “d to
meet at the church Thursday morh
| mg, May 7 and clean off the •>n\e
5 aid preparatory for tills o<v > ion.
• A A. Richard
ELECTRIC RANGES: \VK NOW
have a complete line of Westing
house Hotpoint and Standard
Ranges. Prices from $80:00 up. Pen
dleton's Music store 2t 6c
WEEK END SPE
CIALS: Rice, per lb.
5c; Pinto Beans, lb.
5c; Seven O’clock
I Coffee, fresh ground,
lb. 10c; \'an • Camp
Tomato Soup, 2 for
C. 11. REINHARDT,
South Shelby 2t-f>c
Governor Supports Principles Of
Maclean Law; Urges Assembly
To Unite And Pass Revenue Bill
(CONTINUED I HOM PACE ONE.)
cal sense as well as the logic in cur!
present situation," the governor i
said, ‘‘leads irresistibly to fte deci
sion that lor the present we accept
the principle of the MacLean bill
slid that the state provide from
sources otlu'r than ad valorem taxes
a large a part of the current cost
of the six months school term as
you can provide for under reason
able and fair and lust and workable
system of taxation Beyond that 1
do not think you are, called upon
to go. Beyond that 1 do not think
you should go,"
In conclusion the chief executive,
appealing for a termination of the
legislative session which enters its
120th day tomorrow with an appar
ently unbreakable impasse existing
between the house and senate oh
the revenue bill, asked the legisla
tors to “eome to a reasonable com
promise on a reasonable policy that
we can reasonably defend and that
we know will be reasonably success
tul in its operation.”
Both houses adjourned immed
■ lately after hearing the governor.
Uses Plain Talk.
• Unless we can find a way, and
; that quickly, to compose our differ
I cnees and to remove the impression
which I tell you advisedly is gain
ing strong headway in North Caro
lina that the Democratic general i
assembly and the Democratic nd-j
ministration of North Carolina orej
impotent in a grave crisis to formu-l
late a legislative revenue policy to
serve the well being of this state,
we have brought about a condition i
and a state of mind that is destruc
tive of our welfare,” the governor
told the joint meeting of the legis
| Calling for •achievement of this
result,” even at the cost of "a pa
triotic surrender of any pride of
[position,'’ the governor said he came
"ready to lay on the altar of serv
ice to the state any pride of posi
tion that I have maintained, and to
seek with you an immediate solvent
of our divergent views, that ends
the prolonged uncertainties, that
keeps the wheels of government
turning in orderly fashion, and that
permits our people to proceed with
their own personal affairs In cer
tain knowledge of what our laws
are to be.” ”
Demands Prompt Action.
Pointing out that the representa
tives "of this great party” cannot
and must not confess their lnab.l
ity to function. Governor Gardner
called for a legislative policy, ap
propriations, and re\ ciiue to carry j
them on “now."
Noting that 80,000 license taxes J
expire this month, the governor
• There has been some suggestion
of a temporary adjournment,” he
said, “for reflection on our contest-,
ed problems. It must be apparent;
that either adjournment or further1
delay in reaching agreement on |
these problems leads into and not;
out of the wilderness. Our people;
will forgive us for almost anything
except confessing our inability to1
Want Divorce for 18c.
Tiflis.—Three hundred young j
couples who anticipate divorces!
have petitioned the Soviet Divorce!
bureau to cut the price of divorce ;
papers from 18c to 18c.
Ogden, Utah.—According to a re
cent federal game census, there arc •
only 103 silver tip grizzlies remain
ing in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Ari- j
zona and Nevada.
Physical-culture classes, we rca-l
are now held in American prison
The prisoners, however, are not al
lowed' to skip.—The Humorist CLon
— FOR SALE —
The Joe Porter Farm,
three miles East of Shelby,
60 acres and two dwellin'?*,
all buildings in good repair
No waste land.
1930 made 30 bales cotton,
made 500 bushels corn,
practically level land,
sand clay road divides farm.
Joins R. M. Gidney.
Geo Sperling and Will Alexander.
Price is just half its wcitli.
See . .'
Oliver S. Anthony,
Women For Miles and Miles Around Will
Come To Trade at Cohen’s Department Store
4 FOR SI
These sold lor $1
each last year.
MEg 30-in. Unbleached
fG PONGEE AND
10 Yard* SI
3 Yards SI
81 x 90
10 FOR i!
81 - INCH
5 FOR 31
4 FOR 31
2 PAIRS 81
30 - INCH'LL
20 YARDS SI
SHIRTS— 2 FOR
All sizes. White,
blue, tan, green.
4 FOR SI
MEN’S & BOYS’
For the Entire
1 Pair Men's—
1 Pair Boys'—
Values to $3.00
Values to $3.00
2 PAIRS FOR
4 FOR $1
5 YARDS SI
Values to S2.93
— extra special —
Till KSUAY MORNING,
10:00 A. M.
>00 PATKS LADIES*
V"alucs to 53,00
Plenty o' good sizes. 3 to 8.
1‘l.nks. Whites. Uloudes,
— EXTRA SPECIAL —
FRIDAY, 10:00 A. M.
The First? 50 Customers
Entering- Our Store
10 QUART BUCKETS
— EXTRA SPECIAL, —
SATURDAY, 10:00 A. M.
TRIPLE STITCHED 2
POCKET WORK, SHIRTS
FOR MEN AND BOYS’
— EXTRA SPECIAL —
White, Cream, Ecru
— EXTRA SPECIAL —
.MEN’S FANC V AND
SOLID COLOR SO£
Strictly First Quality
In The Store
Off Our L'.nul
NEVER KNOWINGLY UNDERSOLD
SHELBY - - NORTH CAROLINA
2 Pairs for
Straps & Oxfords
Some With Heels.