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Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy with scattered thun
dershowers tonight and Tuesday In (
North Carolina.
State Exports Off.
Washington. July 20.—Exports of
merchandise- from North Carolina
*ere valued at 781,356,142 during j
1030 compared with 790,524,780 the
previous year, according to statis
tics made public today by the de
partment of commerce.
Rains in the South.
Atlanta, Ga., July 20.—Thunder
storms struck in various parts of the
south last night and today, bring
ing beneficial rains In many locali
ties and causing several deaths and
injuries from lightning.
Theree persons were killed and
five Injured by a bolt that hit near
Piedmont, Ala., late yesterday. Four
person* were injured by lightning
yesterday in Atlanta. Another
thunderstorm hit here today, bring
ing with it a downpour that flood
ed streets. A heavy electrical and
rainstorm drenched Macon late to
day. Showers were general through
the Georgia peach belt over the
Wants Farmers
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State Convention Fanners And i
Farm Women Opens a Week
From Today.
Late News
me annual convention oi Nortn
Carolina farmers and farm women
at Raleigh will open this year on
Monday, July 27, and continue i
through Friday, July 31. The pro-1
grams will be held at State college j
as usual and are. expected to be
very educational to farmers and
farm women.
A number of Cleveland county
farmers and farm women attended
the convention last year.
County Agent R. W. Shoffner
hopes that quite, a number of Cleve
land people will be able to attend
this year. Those who plan to do so
are asked to get in touch with him
so that arrangements might be made
for all to go down by automobile or
Judge Harwood To
Hold Court Here
■Will Take Place Of Judge Walter
Moore For September
Raleigh, July 20.—Among the
special terms of court called and
judges assigned to hold courts which
conflict with other terms in the
rame judicial district, by Governor
Gardner’s office, are the following:
Judge John H. Harwood has been
assigned to hold the one week of
criminal court in Gaston county,
beginning September 14, for Judge
Michael Schenck, who will be hold
ing court elsewhere.
Judge Harwood will also preside
over the one week of civil court for
Cleveland county, beginning Sep
tember 21 for Judge Walter Moore,
who will be elsewhere in the district.
Judge Cameron F. MacRae will
preside over the two weeks of special
civil court called for Macon county,
beginning September 14.
Continue Assault
Case In Cherokee
Nego In Attempted Attack Near
Scene Wjere Moore Attacked
Gaffney. July 20—Trial of an as
sault with intent to ravish charge
against George Thompson, negro,
which was called in circuit court
here Wednesday afternoon, was con
tinued to the November term of
court. The July session was ad
journed sine die Thursday morning.
Thompson was arrested some 10
days or two weeks ago at Kings
Mountain, N. C., on a warrant
charging him with attacking a white
woman August 1 of last year. The
alleged attempt occured only a few
miles from the spot where John P.
Moore attacked a white woman in
April of this year. Moore was elec
trocuted at the state penitentiary
in Columbia June 12.
Mrs. Humphries Dies
In Rehobeth Section
Mrs. Addle May Humphries, wife
of John W Humphries, died at her
home in the Rehobeth community
Friday morning at the age of 33
years and was buried Saturday
afternoon at 2 0,’clock at Sandy
Plains church, where she was a
member. Before marriage Mrs.
Humphries was Miss Addle May
Holland, daughter of the late Mr.
and Mrs. General Holland.
She was a fine Christian charac
ter, a devoted mother and neighbor.
She had been sick for seven months
with a heart trouble. Surviving are
her husband and three children.
Interment was in the cemetery at
Sandy Plains, after funeral services
were conducted by Rev. W. A. Elam,
assisted by Rev. G, P. Abemethy.
France And Germany
Near End Of Dispute
Germany Is Jubilant
Over Prospects
Relations Said To Be On New Basis
After Paris Session—People
Are Jubilant.
At the end of the series of
conferences In Paris last night
it was announced that the Ger
man and French ministers had
agreed on the principles on
which financial relief might be
extended to the reich and that
the conferences would be re
sumed in London today.
Secretary Stimson. Secretary
Mellon and the British foreign
secretary, Arthur Henderson left
Paris during the afternoon and
arrived in London last night, i
where preparations were already
virtually completed for the open
ing of the parleys this evening.
Chairman Stone of the Unit
ed States farm board announc
ed at Washington that hr agreed
with President Hoover's view
that economic rehabilitation of
Europe would help solve Ameri
can farmers' problem.
Washington also announced
that Secretary Stimson had
telephoned “an optimistic view
of London conferences.”
Paris, July 19.—France and Ger
many have buried their hatchets
and relations between the two na
tions have taken a new start, Julius
Curtius, German foreign minister,
tonight told the German, French,
and foreign newspaper correspon
“Without violating any proprieties
or any duties of loyalty to my
French colleague,” Hie German for
eign minister said, "I think I can
say now without awaiting the offi
cial communique Which we will
agree to later today, that the 'Che
quers spirit’ has triumphed and
Franco-German relations have been
placed on a new basis,
“This Includes political as jeell as
financial questions.”
Statement to Press.
Tt» ttiintst'.r staUa-this tUuUsiRtiX1
In meeting the press by ©rearrange
ment, although final Franco- Ger
man discussions were not to be fin
ished until after the dinner arrang
ed by Aristide Briand, the French
foreign minister, in honor of all the
foreign delegates. A joint commun
ique of the leaders of both nations
was to be issued at the dinner.
“Not only were the Franco-Ger
man discussions animated by what
I wish without exaggeration to call
the chequers spirit but at the same
time it applies to this morning’s
full sessioif of Interested powers,"
Foreign Minister Curtis said.
“Touching words were exchanged by
all the delegations present, from
which it was apparent that ail real
ised the close interrelation and in
terdependence of nations not only
of Europe but also beyond.
“Moreover, all were fully con
scious that if tire German crisis can
not be relieved, repercussions 'Will
be felt most seriously even in those
national economies which now are
the most stable. Chancellor Bruen
ing took occasion on his part at
the close of this morning's session
to thank all feelingly for their in
terest in the improvement of Fran
co-German relations and for all
offering to pull together for its
The German minister said he
thought the excellent spirit of the
exchanges of views yesterday and
today argued well for the confer
ence in London tomorrow.
Folks Are Jubilant.
Berlin, July 19.—Berlin, the capi
tal of distressed Germany, today
presented a picture of prosperity to
County Loses Only
Three Schools By
Consolidation Plan
When the State Board of
Equalization Abolished 52 hljh
schools and 413 elementary
schools last week Cleveland
county lost only three schools
In the consolidation move
ment. These were the Plonk
school consolidated with Pat
terson Grove, Mary’s Grove
consolidated with Waco, and
White’s with Casar.
Mrs. S. E. Riviere !
Buried Sunday'
OJdcut Nembtr Of Central Metho
dist Church And Mother Of R. Z,
And Pink Riviere.
Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Riviere, widow
of Erast us Riviere, died Saturday !
evening at 7:45 o’clock at the home
of her son R. Zollie Riviere on Ma
rietta street, following a stroke of
paralysis which she suffered on!
Monday preceding. Mrs. Riviere was
conscious for only a short time after
she was fatally stricken on Monday
morning. She was the oldest mem*
ber of Central Methodist church and !
the Mother of Zollie Riviere and!
Pink Riviere of Shelby and A. E. |
Riviere of Anaconda, Montana. Her!
husband preceded her to the grave!
30 years ago.
Mrs. Riviere was bom in Colum- |
bus, Ga., 86 years ago but had lived j
here for over a half century. She
was a kindly woman, industrious,
cheerful and sweet spirited. Since
the death of her husband she had
made her home alternately with her
children, all of whom loved her and
welcomed her into their homes.
Three daughters preceded her to the
'&T*Ve. "ieivirt* cmf *hree sens. A.
Riviere who lives in Montana, could
not be here at the bedside when the
the end came.
Also surviving are one sister Mrs.
Elias Morgan of Gaffney. 8. C„ and
one brother, Mr. Tom Jackson of
Porth Arthur, Texas. Twelve grand
children and two great grand child
ren survive.
Funeral services were conducted
from Mr. Riviere's residence on
Marietta street where she died, on
Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock by
her pastor, Rev. L. B. Hayes, assist
ed by Rev. Zeno Wall. A quartet
from the Central Methodist church
choir furnished music. Interment
was beside her husband in Sunset
Cemetery under a mound of beauti
ful flowers. Serving as pall bearers
were Major Hopper. John Honey
cutt. L. S. Friday, Will King, Car
los Grigg and Lee B. Weathers.
Legion Convention
At Morehead City
Post Commander Here Urges Vet*
erans To Take In Approach
ing Meet.
All members of the American Le
gion in Cleveland county are urged
by Attorney W. S. Beam, comman
der of the local po6t, to attend the
state convention at Morehead City
July 26, 27, 28.
Reduced railroad rates are avail
able and ample hotel facilities have
been provided. The Warren F. Hoyle
post has 229 members, the largest
in its history, and the legion is now
entering upon an era of increased
mutual aid and helpfulness and serv
ice to the disabled.
Eleven Caldwell County Convicts
Brought To State Force At Shelby
Prisoners Moved From Lenoir To
Shelby Gang Camp By
Lenoir, July 20—Eleven county
prisoners were transferred from the
local Jail and temporary county
chaingang to the Cleveland County
chaingang late last week.
Clyde G. Poston, superintendent
of the state highway camp at Shel
by, came here for the prisoners and
11 men were turned over to him.
These men had sentences ranging
from 60 days to 6 months, seven
white men and four negroes being
included in the transfer.
The men are, white: Carl Day, 6
months; C. B. Arnettp, 6 months;
Ralph Osborne, 3 months'; and Carl
Bentley. 4 months. Colored: Chas.
MUler, 2 months; George Wells. 4
months; flames Wills, 4 months, and
Sam Perkya, 4 months.
Accord!*# to Clerk of Court V.
D. Guirfc there are at least five and
possibly eight more prisoners here
with sentences ranging up to 14
months that will be transferred to
Cleveland County as soon as pos
This bunch of prisoners cleans
out the road gang that Superinten
dent Smith had been working tem
porarily in this county until the
highway commission issued instruc
tions for their removal. The six
prisoners who have been working
at the county home will continue
there for the remainder of their
Heads Shriners
Thomas J. Houston (above), of
Medinsh Temple, Chicago, was ele
vated to the position of illustrious
Imperial Potentate of the North
American Mystic Shrine when the
business session of the Imperial
Council was held in Cleveland re
Club Members To
Attend Convention
Three Conventions To Be Held.
Those Who Wish To Attend Most
Make Reservation.
Three conventions are soon to be
be held In which Cleveland county
people are Interested and those who
wish to attend, must make reserva
tion says Mrs. Irma Wallace, home
demonstration agent.
The farmers Convention and
Home Demonstration Women will
meet In Raleigh next week and a
school bus will leave from in front
of Central Methodist church next
Monday morning at 6 o’clock to car
ry the delegates from this county.
Those who care to go should make
reservation with Mrs. Wallace this
week. Preference will be given to
members of the organizations, but if
there are any seats left, they will
be open to others who wish to go.
Four H club boys and girls will
go to their annual encampment at
■***»&* **p*
Who Wish to attend should make res
ervations wtth Mrs. Wallace or Mr.
Shoffner, farm agent? this week.
Mrs. McWhirter Dies;
Buried Last Friday
Mother Of Mrs. R. P. Randall Of
Shelby Passes In South Caro
lina Sanitorium.
Mrs. Ethel Roberts McWhirter
died last Thursday morning in the
State Park Sanitorium in South
Carolina where ,she had been sick
for a year. Mrs. McWhirter was the
wife of W. D. McWhirter and moth
er of Mrs. R. P. Randall of Shelby.
Mrs. Randall is book-keeper at the
Shelby Hardware store.
Mrs. McWhirter was 46 years of
age. Her remains were brought to
Blacksburg, S. C., for Interment on
Friday, the services being conducted
from the Methodist church by Rev.
W. A. Barr, assisted by Rev. E. C.
and J. W. D. Bolin, the latter of
Greenwood, S. C.
Surviving axe the husband and
seven children: Mrs. R. P. Randall
of Shelby, J. H. D. McWhirter of
York, S. C., Young. Ora, Coleen and
Coreen (twins) and Philistine who
live at Home.
Company K Home
From Encampment
Sixty-three Men Return From Camp
Glenn on Sunday After Two
Weeks Stay.
Company K. of Shelby returned
Sunday at noon over the Seaboard
from Camp Glenn, Morehead City,
where they were encamped for two
weeks. The 120 infantry composed
of 1,500 to 2,000 were assembled in
their annual encampment and the
local unit. Company K. composed
of 83 men showed up well in dril
ling. marksmanship, and boxing.
Capt. Peyton McSwaln was in
charge of the local unit which re
turned in two Pullman cars and a
baggage car over the regular Sea
board passenger train Sunday at
noon. From Morehead City to
Charlotte, the soldiers were on a
special train bearing troops from
Gastonia and Charlotte.
- All of the local boys kept well
while In camp and report a delight
ful outing at the coast.
Mrs. Kimmie Falls and Mr, and
Mrs. C. G. Origg left Thursday fox
a visit to relatives at Norfolk. Va.
They were accompanied by Miss
Mattie Lee Grigg, who has been
visiting relatives in the county forj
several weeks, i
Building, Loan
Firmsln County
Show GoodYear
Have Resources Over
Three Million
SI* Association* In County Hove
53,690 Share* In Force
Raleigh, July 20 —While Building
and Loan associations in North
Carolina have felt the stress of the
economic depression during the last
year or two, every one of the 238
associations have successfully wea
thered the storm so far and all are
in good working condition, O. K
La Roque, deputy Insurance Com
missioner, in charge of the Building
and Loan Division, said In a recent
At the end of business last year
these associations had assets of
692,192,373.69 and had total shares
outstanding at that time of 1,860,
291. a report issued a short time
ago shows. These associations had
aided during the year In financing
4.490 homes, valued at »1S. 135.440.92,
or an average cost of $2,925.48. It
is interesting to note that the aver
age home financed cost about $162
more In 1930 than it did In 1929.
White members numbered 83,303
and colored members 12,612. Loans
made in the year amounted to $23 -
077,548.84, loans retired totaled $27,
1043,591.78, stock retired $27,594,729.
24, while profits paid on maturod
and withdrawn stock was $3,296,250,
36; on running shares and full paid
stock the proflu were $1,342,206.56
and the interest paid on borrowed
money $227,682.17.
In Cleveland
Cleveland county, the report shows
has six associations, four In Shelby
and two In Kings Mountain, with
total resources of 63,354,182 and with
53.690 shares in force at the end of
the year. These associations had
financed the erection of 121 homes,
with a total valuation of $247,386.
They all had 2,941 shareholders at
the end of the year.
Fallston School
Faculty Given
; School Will Open Sommer Session
JoJy 27th—Registration Hoars
Fallston School will open Monday,
July 27, along with all other rural
long term schools of Cleveland
County. Registration of all ninth,
tenth and eleventh grade students
will be completed between the hours
of nine and eleven forty-five A. M.
Friday, July 24. This registration
must be complete in order that ac
tual recitations and work may be
gin on the opening day.
There may be a depression, and
there may have been unfavorable
legislation passed, but the type of
work will not be lowered at Falls
ton, and all difficulties will be sur
mounted, says Supt. Gary,
The faculty is exactly the same
as last year. The names and num
ber of years each has served follows: j
W. R. Gary, Principal, 6 years; R:
L. Pruit. Science, 4 years; Helen
Scott, Language, 3 years; H. G. Del
linger, Social Sciences, 2 years; Mrs
G. H. Edmund, Seventh Grade, 6
years; Miss Edna Dixon, Fifth and
Sixth Grades, 8 years; Mrs. W. R.
Gary, First Grade, 5 years; Mrs.
Edna Champion, Second Grade, 1
year; Miss Annie Ruth Sinclair,
Third Grade, 1 year; Miss Maude
Moorehead, Fourth Grade, 1 year;
Truck Drivers: Clearence Dixon, and
Mixon Baxter. Janitors: Vellis and
Ellis Wright.
Mr. Fred Goode Is
Buried At Beulah
Mr. Fred M. Goode of the Beulah
section near Waco, died Friday,
July 17th at his home, following a
lingering Illness. His remains were
buried Saturday afternoon at 3:00
o clock at Beulah church, services
being conducted by Rev. Mr. Ben
nett, pastor, assisted by Dr. Garri
son of Kings Mountain.
Shortly before he died, he called
members of his family to his bed
side. Mr. Goode Is survived by ills
wife who before marriage was Miss
Ritto Harmon and three children
Mary Schenck. Ruth and Catherine,
together with his mother, Mrs. W.
O. Goode, and two sistera, Mrs.
Yates Blanton and Miss Bertha
Goode, both of Shelby.
Flower girls were young ladles
from the community In which he
lived, while serving as pall bearers
were George E. Goforth. Frank
Olgg, B. F. Hord. L. M Wolfe, Z. V.
Cline and V o. Cline.
Millionaire and Diva Wed
Clarence Marker (right), millionaire chairman of the Board of Direc
tor* of the Foetal Telegraph and Cable Company, and Anna Caae (left)
former soprano of the Metropolitan Opera Company, were wed July 18
at (St. Mary’s Catholic Church In Roslyn, L. I.. In the presence of mem
bers of their respective families. Among them were Mr. and Mr*.
Irving Berlin, daughter and son-in-law of the "telegraph king." Miss
Case was converted to the Catholic faith before her marriage.
Political Booms In State Fad
To Benefit Fixed Standing Of
Candidates For Races In 1932
Mr. Bollinger Dies
In Lincoln County
Hews was received here this morn
ing of the death of Mr. F. L. Bol
linger. who died last night at 9:30
o'clock at his home near Lincolnton
Mr. Bollinger will be buried Tues
day morning at 10 o'clock at the
Amethjr Baptist church near his
•lu tcrtec ww *»> $ Ue ana >hc
following children: L. O. Bollinger
of Shelby. Belvls Bollinger of Lin
coln county; Misses Lois and Bill
Bollinger and Mrs. Mullen of Ltn
colnton and Mrs. Russel Mundav of
North Wllkesbom
Swarm Of Bees Take
Up In Heart Of City
A swarm of bets was discovered
this morning in a tree between the
Courtview Hotel and the Campbell
Department store. It is a large
swarm, perched in the top of a
pear tree. Where the bees came
from no one knows, but they seem
to be enjoying city life and have
been so far undisturbed
Attend Funeral Of
Child Auto Victim
Mr. E. A. Huskey. Mrs. J. W. Hus
key and daughter, Misses Corinne,
and Willie Mae Huskey, and Mrs.
E. J, Hoey, all of 8helby, attended
the funeral of Mrs. Huskey's nephew
little Billie Young who was killed in
an accident, Thursday. Miss Willie
Mae remained in Rock Hill for a
few days with her Aunt and Uncle,
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Young before
going to Jacksonville, Fla. to visit
her cousin's, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde
Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Austell, Miss
Virginia and Robert Austell of
Greenville, 8. C., spent Wednesday
night with Mr. Sam Austell at Earl.
They were accompanied home
Thursday by Misses Rebecca and
Mary Sue Austell who will spend a
week In Greenville.
Greenville Meeting Dirt Not Put
Daniel* In Rare. Morrison—
Grist—Bowie Fight.
Raleigh, July 20.—Many straws
has* been eased out into the atmos
phere during the past week, flut
tered around, hither and yon, and
finally come to rest almost directly
under the place of origin, thus giv
ing evidence of many cross currents,
but little Indication of any definite
direction of political triads, v
1 tn the first placeJ a big barbecue
gathering was held at Greenville,
for the announced purpose of honor
ing Pitt county’s legislators, at which
about Half of the members of the
General Assembly from the east,
and a few from the center and west,
were present, Intimation was that
It was to be something of a "com
ing out" party for Joeephus Daniels,
Raleigh publisher, for the race for
Governor, Mr. Daniels didn't come
out, but sent a message. Later he
gave answer to inquirers as to his
ambitions for the governorship in a
sort of “don't choose to run" man
ner with the words "I can say to
you sincerely that I have no desire
for public office."
Mr. Daniels didn't close the door
and probably is not adverse to the
possible urging that may follow,
coming from eastern admirers, par
Then, too, all of the original pros
pects for gubernatorial honors were
on a program for ten-minute talks
at the educational conference at
Chapel Hill Friday night, all
modestly refrained from political
talk, but verging on it in connect
ing up education and democracy
with governmental affairs.
Recently Lieutenant Governor R.
T. Fountain, who presided over
Senate side the 1931 General As
sembly marathon, came out boldly
in criticism of the Brookings Report,
which recommended many forms of
centralization in North Carolina,
and described the usurpation by the
State of the field of local self-gov
Willis Smith, presiding officer oi
the House side of the same body,
and likewise with gubernatorial bee?
buzzing in his bonnet, took up the
Farmers Mutual Exchange Here To
Consider Joining State Federation
Poultry And Egg Exchange In This
Section Plans Broader
There la a possibility that the
Seaboard Fanners Mutual Exchange
operating In this section, will be
united soon with the State Mutual
In order to broaden the activity and
Increase the Held of the farm organ
The Seaboard Exchange is for the
advancement of production and sale
of poultry and eggs in the seven
farm counties between Monroe and
Rutherfordton. B. Austell, Cleveland
collnty poultryman, is the head of
the organization. Mr. Austell and
George Wolfe, president of the
Cleveland County Poultry Assocla
tion, were In Charlotte last week U
attend a meeting which was con
sidered the consolidation of the twc
Another Meeting.
The meeting last week was not
attended by enough directors of the
Seaboard Exchange to take definite
action and another meeting Is to be
held in Charlotte Saturday of thfc
Mr. Austell feels that if the ex
change in this section becomes af
filiated with the State Exchange 11
will result in a big boost for the
poultry business of the section. The
Seaboard Exchange has made a
number of shipments of poultry, but
affiliation with the larger organi
zation would, It is believed, offer
larger and better markets
Fourth Victim
Of Auto Smash;
46 In Jail Now
No Auto Accidents
Over Week-End
Neirro Man Peppers HI* Wife Witt
Shot, td Prisoners In JaU. IS
Over Week-End.
Sunday had more than lta aver
age number of arrest* for minor of
lruses but the week-end wan with
out Its usual auto fatalities in this
section. A check-up this morning
does not reveal a single accident In
which there was a death or an In
jury which is likely to prove fatal
Fourth Victim Dies.
However. Mrs. W. Travis Hatlej
of Kings Mountain died lna das
tonla hospital as a result of her in- -
Juries received last Sunday when
the car In which she was riding with
her husband and other relatives me!
a train at a crossing near Albemarle
Mrs. Hatley received Injuries on the
head and arm which proved fata
Friday night. Her husband, an over
seer of the Cora mill at Kings
Mountain suffered a fractured skill'
and other injuries, but is living, ac
cording to last reports.
The death of Mr*, Travis Hatley
makes the fourth victim of the auto
train smash-up near Albemarle Iasi
Sunday. Luther Hatley, age 50 wat
killed outright, Mrs. John Hatley
age 35 of Albemarle and sister-in
law of Luther Hatley, died on th«
way to a hospital H. G. Dick, ag*
50 of Albemarle, a brother of Mr*
Luther Hatley, died In an Albemarl*
hospital Without regaining con
sciousness. It is understood thai
Mrs. Hatley, the fourth victim, wni
buried at Gastonia where she lives
before moving to Kings Mountain.
Negro Shoots Wife.
Jewel, better known aa ‘Doot’
Wilson shot his wife In the leg fol
lowing a quarrel at their home os
E, Graham street early Sundaj
morning, Wilson Is In jail and hif
wife Is at home under the care of »
physician. She received treatment
after the shooting at the Shelby
Hospital. But her Injury Is said tc
be slight although she could no!
report at the recorder's court this
morning for a hearing for her hus
It is understood “Doot'1 and his
wife quarreled in the house early
Sunday morning and his wife Idelle
who cooks for Mr. and Mrs. E. Poet,
ran out Into the street. “Doot”used
a shot gun, but the shot ranged
downward and struck the pavement
before striking Idelle In the left leg.
Just what brought about the domes
tic trouble, officers were unable to
learn. They reached the scene
ehorly after the affair and arrested
Wilson and loged him In Jail.
45 In Jail
ine jail is about full” sale
Sheriff Allen this morning. “Yoi
see we get by a week-end now and
then when there are very few ar
rests, this week-end was a “heavy
day, 15 new law violators were locked
up. bringing the number in jail up
to 46. There is little room for more,
unless the recorder s court in sessior
today, sends some out to work on th*
highway, or collects fines from
those able to pay.
The recorder’s court is having ■
long and busy session today. Mas*
of the arrests over the week-end
were for violations of the prohibition
law', affrays and driving cars under
the influence of liquor, which car
ries a minimum punishment for th«
first offense of $50 and costs and
forbids the convicted from driving
a car for 90 days.
Two Shop Lifters.
Two shop lifters w-ere “caught ir
the act” Saturday afternoon witi
dresses, hose, gloves and baby shoes
Marie Elmore and Lilly May Brooki
both colored, had visited Montgom
ery-Ward, Nash’s and Campbell's
In their shopping bags when arrest
ed were the stolen articles with tb«
price tags of the stores from which
they were stolen. They are to an
swer for this violation in recorder:
court today .
Lincoln Man Is
Taken By Deatl
Lincolnton, July 19. — John E
Hoover, 69, prominent Democrats
leader in Lincoln County and regis
ter of deeds for several terms untl
his health failed several years ago
died at his home here early today.
Funeral services will be held a*
Emmanuel Lutheran Church here a<
3:30 P. M. Sunday, with the Rev
Voigt Cromer, pastor of the church
assisted by the Rev. V. C. Riden
hour, of Hickory, officiating.
Messrs. W. B, and Abner Nix left
Thursday for Estil, S. C., Hampton
county, to visit relative* for two
, weeks. 1

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