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*4.500.000. the remainder of the
• fund of *18,000.000 to he raised by
the slate, for the siipport of the six
months school term and aid for the
extended term. The present rata* is
30 cents on the *100 as a basis tor
P rticipaur.g in the cqur lir.ins hind
but in nearly all counties the rat"
1s higher running above $1 for
school purposes. The state-aide 15
ccut rate would give great relief
The state fund is to lie supplement
led by Inerea ed income rnd lran
• The poult is made that as condi
tion! now r.re the plan might fall
• short of the state fund needed, but
tbit in normal timps, rnd they
_ might arrive again before the end
of the next biennium, the fund
would be sufficient. But an act has
Jfcuen passed by this session which;
would permit borrowing on short
'term notes and in anticipation ol
■taxes, any funds needed to supple-’
1 ment the school funds appropriated.
Lso such an emergency as love:
Revenues may be met.
' - The senate is receding eons.dcv
>Wbly from its original position and
i H is hoped that the house will come
to these terms. Instead of standing
|out of Its no ad valorem lax to
school support. Some of the leaders
’of that group, such as Union L
Spence, Moore, and H. C. Connor
j Wilson. members of the conference
i committee. have now adopted thr
view that, the money cannot be
I Raised without r small ad valorem,
! tax and voted for the 20-cent ad
' valorem plan, which the house re
1 fused laat week by a 60 to 43 vote.
Thp senate again during the wee*
•Voted tffcp. the so-ceiled luxury tax
by an Increased margin. 3fl to 23.
land again turned, down the general
sates tax proposal by the cjvcr
i whelming vote of 30 to #. The Mac
1 Lean grdup held a caucus Friday
t *nd about 45 of the number again
f took their stand against any plan j
i fhat Includes "on* cent of ad val
‘orem. Josephus Daniels and Thom
as C. (Tam* Bowie met with them
1 although newspaper men generally |
I ware not admitted They counseled
^holding out against any ad valorem
• A plan of compromise was sug
gested privately to Mr Daniels,
. militant and ardent supported or
the luxury tax and Mat-Lean lew
‘ last week. It was that the 20-cent
lacl valorem tax plan be adopted for
me first year of the. next biennium
md an election be held next Nov
ember when no other . proposal
would be con idered. and let the
people vote on the luxury tax. It
U carried, then it would be put hi
operation the second year for th-'
b.ennlum; if no., the other plan to
eJnUriue. We did not approve Nor
’iwfs the house been willing to lei
the people, from whom they have
'rhetr commission, vote on the pro
Senator Ward startled the senate
by introducing a resolution for an
investigation of reports find charges
of attempted bribery and corruption
of Senates, stating that he would
go before a judge and swear oiit
bench Warrants If ’ the senate did
not edopt his ye,'oiution. U was
adopted unanimously and Senator
Ward named chairman of the m-j
castigating committee, with powei
to subpoena witnesses and take
, Senator John W Hinsdale. Wake
countv. author of the luxury tax
, measure, testified he had been off-j
ared most “anything lie might
want" U he would let. up on his lux- j
urv tax advocacy, the offering com
ing from W. N Reynolds official ot
of the R J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
through David H Pope, chairman
of the Wake county board of com
' nussioners Mr. Pope, following him. |
swore that he had talked to Sena
tor Binsdi le at the request ot Mr.
Reynolds, but that he had not b-cn
authorised to offer, nor had he off- •
er*d. anything in any wav to Sen
ator Hinsdale. A telegram from M:
■ Reynolds, made a pan of the rec
ord. corroborated all Mi Pope had
S Clay William!-, new piesiuent
of the Reynolds comp*ivy asked
end was given permission to testify,
saying neither he nor any other of
ficial or representative of the com
pany had offered or authorised any
one "else to offer a penny to any
member of the geneiat assembly lor
env purpose. He asked the commit-,
tee, as the;.’ would doubtless include
any reflect-on on tl-c company, if
em* should be ound. in their re
po t. flit in common decency and
falme;-. if they found not a speck
of reflection on the company or its
officials, they would also include
tint Information in the icport
Another report, given circulation
by Judge Henry A. Grady, was that
money, had been offered to hair
another Senator absent when the
luxury tr.K measure was lo be vot
ed upon in the senate. Goldsboro
lawyers were involved in this phase,
but the coiuinitLec, alter examining'
eeverrl witne-ier. was unable to
find that a senuor had been ap
p oaclied with , such a proposition
It T.'ts supposed to have been talked
in‘a, hotel room under, another
nime by IV. Lunsford Long, of
Invesligrtidn of another .rumor
that was heard in » barber shop, in
which a senator told another man
that $10,000 is too much: he could
have been secured for leas." refer
red to a mutual friend who had
Ora Baseball Club Wins Third
Game By Beating Cherryville
\il.im> ■ I t>ni r 1 And .luhniiy rut
linn i Hurling Features Of
The Oi.t null baa ball club check-[
otl tip its third consecutive victory!
of UtjB season Saturday by defeat'd
ins the strong Cherryville tram pi ;
rite Ora pail; by the icon* ot ll,jo
Tin* Oi .1 club tlid »i In tivn .-;
slugging in the third and eighth!
frames according to three markers:
in each inning.
Features ot the contest were llu '
all-around hitting of the Ora clv.b j
including n four base blow bv
Adams, and Hie pitching of Johnny;
The Orn lihc-up for Saturday's
contest was as follows; Starnes, 2b;
Smith, lib; Bumgardnef, rf, Me-'
Clelland. c; Biddix, as; Furcron. If; |
Adams, el; Putnam, p; Newton, lb.!
Of West Shelby
Prayer Meeting Announcrd. Mr.
And Mrs.'-Clyde Johnson Have
New Non. Personals.
'Special to The Star.)
Mrs. Fred Lovelace and children
of SwainsviUe spent Wednesdn"
with Mrs, Mnckie McSwain.
Mrs. Clyde Dover and small
daughter, Margaret, returned home
tvcdnegday after spending the post
week with her mother, Mrs. Cook
of Grnnhe Falls. *
Master Hugh Mauney is,sick with [
Mk» and Mrs. Ivey Sheppard vnei
Mrs. Fa.v Doty spent. Saturday with
their father, Sam Sheppard, of Eio1
Mies Ola,Jones of Lauimore was
the week-end guest of Nola Cooper.
Mr. and Mrs. One Stroup visited
in Cherryville Sunday.
Mrs. Emma Blackwell of Newton
visited Mrs. w. K. William Sunday
Mrs. Cad Spake of Earl spent
Sunday with her sister, Mrs. An-!
Miss Vera Hamrick has been sink
for the last fpw days.
Mrs. Do vie Davis and children of
limit, S. C. and Miss Patsy Walker
of Muoresbero spent Saturday aft
urnoon with Mrs. Ckmvbo'm Led
ford and Mrs. Louis Dvcwery.
Mrs. Hgrrill Hamrick and son
Jimmie, spent Tuesday afternoon
with Mrs F A McDaniel of King
Born Monday, tear !L. to Mr. and
Mr.-... Clyde Johnson a a,in. Clyde
Mi. and.Mr?. .) !•' 1 owe t»f ’Avon*,
rial** spent Sunday with ihpir pc>
P-OWS. Mr, and Mrs, VV. y. Ham nr.; ;
Mr Uftgh Ban id; h.U the nul-,
forittne of RttHing in., arm btolie
while working in the Shelby mil!
W '<l iw-Mla night,*
Mrs. Julia Johnson of .Inman. S
C. and Mrs. HmVUtn ol Spanaix
bmt: .spent Friday with Mi aiui:
Mrs i, c. Parris
Mr-, anti Mri. Louis Dn wer.v. Mr..
and Mrs Ckunbous Ledford and
rhtldrvu spent Sunday triih Mr.'
and Mrs. Clyde Alien of Moore.-,-'
Dr and Mrs. \V. M Ne.vton rii
Spartanburg visited Mrs A. c. Can
ipe Sunday afternoon
Mr. and Mrs. Lionet Crawford anti
daughter. Francis, of Forest City j
were Sunday night Rues oi il.ru ‘
mother. Mrs t’ D Weast.
Mr Tom Hetuener who has been:
sick for the past w"k is i-nproi -
Miss Delia Ward who has been!
staying awhile with Mrs. Clinginor.
Johnson left foi her lioine m Kins*
Miss, Hattie Parker of Asheville
spent last lyccl; with her cousin,
Prayer meeting was held at the i
home of Mr. Andrew Bridges Fi t-1
day night A very large crowd at- j
tended ~ • |
Prayer meeting will be at the'
home of Mr. Gus Stroup ties' Fri
i:>y night May 22 a( 7 30
Saeiu-p Teacher, who'. is it the.:
pervades nil space. which no wall or
cliror or other substance', can sh.k
Willie Witt I know the Mn*H of
been employed by a St. Louis lnm
at a salary 0f SI0.000 a year, which
wys thought to have been too much.
Ho far. the investigation, which has
hook the state. has developed
nothing more than recorded and
nothing more than might be ex
pected at a time like this, when
men are quick to grab ’at any straw.
I Senator Ward has noli at this time,
justified ids action, as Senator Riv
t ers Johnson told him on the floor
■of the senate and having the same
information, that lie would not be
laWe tQ do.
| the general assembly may be
. eat’y to "adjourn by next Saturday.
I°" V'^r hot. It lias already been
"i session more than no days, or
110 days more than twice the usual
time. During that time more than
2.025 bills have been introduced and
of that number, 1048, slightly more
than half, have been enacted into
In Game Here
Home Huns feature Victory
Shelby .“liltCInb. Hamrick
I Ilf Shelby mill baseball dub
.started Its season here Satur
day with a 6-3 win over the fast
To Win the local outfit had to
stage u come-back which ceiiteml
about home runs.
-Sherrill Ibimilck, Irur! up, tor
Shelby mill, got off to a bad start
in the first frame but settled down
in the second rud- pitched . hm-o.it
P. McSwain tied the score for
Shelby mill wi ll a honuu in. the
third. "Tn tlie seventh Hamrick
.'dashed out a double and Walker
hit a homer .10 lock up tl t game.
"Red" Walker hurled well tor Caro.*
ieeii but the two oppoitun - homer t
Mr. I, p Holland became third
flight champion in the annua!
Cleveland Springs golf tourney Sat
urday by defeating Mr. Horat-s
Kasom three up.
Holland defeated Jack Cunn.na
hani to go in the final match wild;
Easoin defeated Clyde Thackvton.
Finals in ttie first and second
flights will be played, off this week
Mauney Mill Defeats
Newton, Score 9 To 4
Kings Mountain. May 18 In *
game featured by the airtight
pitching of Jack. Bridge* tiuu < ve
batting of Bill HuffMicUer, the
Manner milt; ba eball team defeat
ed the Clyde Manufacturing team
of Newton at Newton Saturday ah
ernoon by the adore of 9 to 4. Brid
ges struck out. sixteen ba‘t«rs sndai
lowed only four hits ■Hiiffscie’tler
got two hits out of three official
tithes at bat ore being a home run,
S-t er 4 pitcher for the Newton
team Minsk out nine and 13 hit
were garnered eff his delivery
MUUney mills play Caroleen heir
New York. N Y., May 18 South
had fairivejttiler over week-end.
forecast Carolinas and Georgia fair,
balance showers. London cable says
Manchester report* some increase in
inquiries but aggregate results poor
India orders small. Another Lonuon
cable says British cotton trade plan
drastic act on to curtail production
Moderate business Worth street Sat
uvt’.a.v. Hunter says their sales tor
week were 38 percent in excess of
production for all their departments
Europe was a Urge seller here Sat
urday. Contracts absorbed by trade
and shorts. Market will be influenc
ed mostly by weather and stocks,
sentiment is bearish.
Cotton quoted in J*„ V -0 noon
today May 9 08. Oot. 9 60
Store Is Robbed
At Kings Mountain
Kings Mountain. Mav 18 hie
local "M” system store No 2 locat
ed next door to the postoffice ti
Kings Moiuiiain was robbed some
time during Friday night and ap
proximately $ 125 m cash, taken
Nothin* but the money was missed
from the store.
It was thought by the owners oi
the store that ths thief or finer;,
secreted themsehe-i in the -»io:-e be
fore it was closed. No damage to any
of the windows or doors for a forc
ed entrance was found The robb;
left by the front'door which wa
left open. No clues as to who :h;
robber-- were has been uucerta-t
Poston And Hamrick
Make Whiskey Catcl
Police Chief McBride Poston and
Gitv Officer B. O. Hamrick captured
three gallons of whiskey near the
Central high school Saturday and
arrested C. L. Spencer. A man « hn
was with Spencer tossed out two
fruit jars and escaped. In cOautv
court today Spencer was fined Vi
and given a sis months suspend'1.!
sentence when he testified that he
was merely getting some whiskey
from the other man.
STOCK HOLD tlR S M LET ING.
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Shelby Building and
loan Association will be held In the
office of the association at 4 o'clock
p. m. on Thursday. May 23Ui, 1931
J T ROBERTS, Secy-Treas.
Beauty's Trial Nears
, The Hiviera, ready to bet on anything, is laying odds of twenty to
I one that Mrs. Charlotte Nash Nixon-Nirdlintter, former St. louts
1 beauty prize winner, will be freed when she faces a f rench jury at
! Nice soon to answer. Cor the slaying of hsr husband. The Airier:.-an'
j .-beauty who. will claim ,-eir-defonar.. shot and Vc '.'.. 1 her husband, wca.thy
I Philadelphia theatre magnate, in t]*ahr home at Nice
Kovaily Weds in Pari? n
i • • i
* .■.I . .... „ .-....
A princess and her Prince Charming nr, .to. be explicit,' Princess Mar
guerite d** Tour-et-Taxis and Prince tlaeten. of Boubon-Parma. leav
ing the Archbishop of Paris' chapel after their wedding, which was
witnessed by members of the Royalist colony in the French capital.
Prince Gaetan is a brother of evf.nipress Zita of Austria.
Child Run Down By
Car At Kings Mtn.
I Six Year Old Bov Ha* I.eg Broken.
No Arrest Is Made of The
'Special to Tiie Star '
Kings Mountain. May 18 —Millard
Metcalf*.' 6-yem-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. II M. Metcalfe of Kings Moms -
1 lain tv as seriously .Injured Friday
afternoon when he was run over by
an automobile driven by a man
The child was playing in th
street and according to witness-.-,
tire accident \va . unavoidable It
iwas said that the car was being
I driven at n moderate rate of speed.
| No arrest was made The accident
happened in front of tite store of
jthr King.-. Mountain Manufacturing
company, Mr. Metcalfe is an eui
ioloyee in tiie mill and lived near the
j The child's leg was broken neai
;ih? is ip and ire war braised conoid
1 r-rebiy ITc w-a taken to Isis home
j-uid given neat men; by a local ohy
iricu. Griffin Use driver of the car
did at one time work for ton Biak ■ •
iv Motor company here. He \va>
(driving a car with a South Csro
iina license lag
For Operetta Here
Fifty In The Chorus. Scenery Paint*
ed .Saturday. Costumes Being
Two rehearsals are being held
daily for the operetta “Belle of Bar*
celona." to be given Friday evening
at 8:13 o’clock at the Shelby High
.choo! auditorium under the three;
tion of Mr. o. B. Lewis, director of
music In the city schools.
On Saturday, the stag" scenety
«as painted for the operetta and it
is said to rival In extravagance thai,
of any first class road show Ther'i
will be DO voices in the chorus and
16 leading parts with the best musi
cal talent in Shelby taking part
Each department of the high school
will be presented in the cast of
characters. The costumes will oe
very beautiful. A* special order tor
200 yr.rds of cloth out of which to
make the costumes was placed las'
week and the costumes, will be made
up this week.
Sunday School Annex
Part of First Baniist Church At
Kings Mountain Is Repaired
'Special to The Star.)
, Kings Mountain, May 18.—Work
of remodeling the Sunday school
annex of the First Baptist church
•hero which was destroyed by fire
two months ago is now nearing
completion. It is hoped that the
Sunday school exercises can be luld
in these quarters next Sunday.
The remodeling has been under the
upervisiou of W. D Weaver, local
icontractor, and was let by the day.
The brick'walls of the structure
.were damaged very little and the
'tm; walls were used. The interior
work was replaced with practically
the same material as was used in
the original building.
! It will be recalled that the Sun
day school annex was destroyed by
i fire one Sunday about two months
ago. At that time the First Baptist
church was without a pastor Sun
day school exercises were helo in
the building that morning and the
.fire was discovered by members of
a nearby church at the close of their
exercises, Since that time Dr. Thos.
L. Justice accepted the pastorate
of the church
A called meeting o( Cleveland
Lodge 202 A. P <fc A. M. will be held
Tuesday night at 7:30 for work in
the Master Masons Degree.
Hoover Unpopularity Shown In
1930 Vote, DePriest Declares;
Many Agree With Him On Views
"’Jackers' * Victim
• f.'vn form^ii legations in \vasti
. with uv“:r stocks of privi
Toti iiquoaro not sacred to
. >.i*cher*. T»r. Don Carlos
. uva i aUo - *■ i, counselor and
• .ur,»<* d’affa res of the El Snlva
■ !jp Legation was knocked half un
'onseious by hijackers rifling the
l Ration's riioico liquor r apply
when he resisted their command to
raise his hands. 'Ihe hijackers
fearitip capture when Senor T.eiva
escaped, left behind 10 ca^es or'
liquors .which they^bqd carried
from the >> Be cr'.'ar 10 the
yard. i'h ? is’ the first t ine ca
record that hijackers violated the
•S’tUy of ii...a nation; 1 law.
Given A Lot
At Kings Mtn.
Lot is Given In .Memory Oi Late C.
E. Ncisler. tiiitan Llnb Holds
. iope,..ul tc 1 he oiai i
Kings Mountain, May 16.—TLc
regular serai-monthly .business meet
ing and luncheon of the local Civi
'tan club was held at the business
men's elub rooms in Kings Moun
tain Wednesday at 12:30 o'clock
The program was in charge of Dr.
W. Li. Ramscur. After tiie luncheon
Dr. Lucius N. Glenn, surgeon at live
City hospital in Gastonia, addressed
ike club and related -tits experience
on a recent trip to South America
The luncheon was served by the
ladies of the woman's club. An unus
ually large crowd was present
At the regular meeting of the
Ministerial association . ol Kings
Mountain held at the Methodist
parsonage this week, Rev. C. K. Der
rick. paster of the St. Matthew*
Lutheran church was elected presi
dent. succeeding the late Dr. i s,
McElroy, and Rev. J. P. Church, pas
tor of tlie Central Methodist church
was chosen as secretary.
The association passed resolution?
asking better enforcement of the
laws* Of the town of Kings Mountain
and asked the cooperation of ail Ur
citizens and pledged their support
and willingness to cooperatewith the
officers in bringing about better aw
Woman's Club Giver Cot.
A lot with a frontage of 5J fert
on Mountain street adjoining the
home of M. Elmer Herndon has bee*?
donated to the Woman's club of
Kings Mountain by the C. E. Neis
ier family in memory of the late
Charles Eugene Neisjer. Mr. Keister
had planned before his death .to
give a lot to the club and had ob
tained prices on severa! different
tn. the early spring the city coun
cil had a bill passed by (lie legisla
ture granting the town of Kings
Mountain permission to ‘'donate or
sell” to the woman's ciub a lot tOx
100 on the town properly at tlie
ear of the present town-^Uice for
| the purpose of building a cluB house.
The town offered to donate this lot
but after considering it the club ae
tided not to accept the offer.
The woman's club now own a
house and lot on Railroad avenue
between King street and Mountain
and it is hoped- this property can
be disposed of turd the money used
to build a handsome club house on
the new lot cn Mountain street.
FOR RENT: TWO OFFICE
rooms, conveniently located. Inquire
at Star office. J 2t 18c
FOR SALE - USED
Auto and Truck parts.
Station. Phone 58-J.
V . V
'CONI'lNuEUfftuM tMUfc U.Nt,.(
a long list that I would not impo je
upon a newspaper by asking that
much space for reply. Cleveland
ccunty Republicans have come to
me to ask that I reply and let thin
know that many others are of tne
same opinion, and that Cleveland
ccunty lacks much of being a 100
percent Hoover county.
Mr. DePriesfs move to join Col
Mann ixi opposing Hoover in the
1.102 Republican convention io not
he makes it clear, a move in repudi
ation of liis party* but only a re
pudiation of Hoover.
‘ They may claim," he said, "the i j
Hcovor is as popular now as in 19-J j
It is easy to see that lie is not. What i
of the 19'JO voting here and all ove'j
America. Republican office-holder. j
went tumbling; Democrats took their
plave. If that was not a clear re- j
pudiatioa of Hoover alone and insi
administration and not of the Re- j
publican party, what was it? Manrj
examples could be pointed out. In'.
1918 the Republican; swept Catawba '
and Gaston counties by good tna-i
jeritieo. In 193C the Republicans were
swept out because of the Hoover
fajture. They're tired of Hoover,
plenty tired; but they’re not tired of ;
their party and the leaders belter:
wake up and see it before it is Loo
late end they drop out on the party
rather than, take Hoover again. Ail
over America in 1900 there were
counties ’ike Gaston and Catawb..
that turned their back on Hoover.
' Right here in Cis\ eland county me
early lost strength in the 1930 vot
ing. Everyone’ knows that. There
, could• be only two reasons: Mr.
i Hoover or lack of faith in the local
' ‘‘Since 1 was widely Quoted by, the
I A sociated Press in saying that the
’ Republican voters, once the office
j holders end patronage list was over
| looked, did not want Mr. Hoover
, again hi 1932 I have received letter!
i from other sections of the country
j These national leaders have be*n
! hearing about conditions in the
I South only from office-holders. As
| a result they are told that every
' DR. S. F. PARKER
, — PHYSICIAN —
j Office Phones i>4 and No.
. Residence Phone 12i)-.l
* " f
T. W. Ebeltoft
Grocer and Book
Phone — 82
thing U hotsytotsy. when i is th
reverse with the Republican voter..
"If the patronage holders try u
cram Mr. Hoover down the throat
ot Republican toters again in 19i>:
Tire Democrats will have the be.
chance ever of winning should Ur;
be able to curb the bickering in the.,
party. Mr. Hoover isn't a iy tnoi
popular with the people in the re
publican party than with those n '
the demccratic party: He is a mem
ber of our party and we realize Ilia,
For that reason we are expressin
our disapproval at the proper tin
the time when we have the chan,
of nominating a president in 10"
that we can support. We have .tv
in our* party that we would be gla
to support. If the local leaders can
see it even after they've been warn
eel. there isn't anything to ray c
cept to tell them to watch 1932 ’’
i Dr. D. M. Mormon
Office l)a;s: Every Wednesday
Woolworth Bid;. Shelby, N. L !
Eyes Seient.f ically Examin. d.
Glasses Fitted, Lenses Uupii
“ cated. Broken Frames
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• «fc 1
Farm Surveys, Sub-divis
ions, Plats and General
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