State Refuses Lowest
Bids On State Bonds
FJevcn Canvas Sacks of CanccHcd
Bonds Received From N. Y.
Raleigh, July 27.—The State of
North Carolina Is paying off its
rictus whether anyone else U or not.
Within the past two days the State
Treasurer has received $3,352,099
worth of paid and cancelled Norlh
Carolina bonds and coupons from
the former holders In New York.
This shipment of cancelled bonds
amt coupons was received by express
from the Chase National Bank of
New York in eleven canvass sacks
ami about, six of the clerks from the
Treasurer's office were required to
carry these sacks from the express
wagon to the vault In the office.
Since the bonds and coupons had al
ready been paid and were cancelled,
they were no longer of any value
other than as part of the office
records to be checked against the
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Nine of the bags contained can
celled coupons to the Amount of
$t’.377,8l»9 while two of the bags con
tained the bonds that had been
valued at $1,075,100.
This shipment represented only
small part of the North Carolina
bonds that have been paid and re
deemed by the state within the last
few years. The first two years oi
Oovernor Gardner's administration
the state paid for and redeemed
$10,000,000 worth of bonds, while
within this present biennium the
state will pay for and redeem
another $9,000,000 worth, making a
total of $10,000,000 worth of state
bonds that will be redeemed and
cancelled during the present admin
Jusl Ten Years
(Prom Issue of The Star, July 36
Judge W. P. Harding of Charlotte
la holding the July term of Super
ior Court here through an exchange
with T. G. Bryson of Bryson City.
Mi.as Helen Morton was a moot
charming young hostess at her
beautiful country home last Satur
day afternoon In honor of her col
lege mate. Miss Mary Anderson Wil
son of I/caksvilic who is on a visit
to her room mate, Miss Lenna New
ton all three of these young ladies
being students at Greensboro College
During the absence from the city
of the local editor, Miss Miller, who
will be In the north for the next
ten days, it will be deeply appreciat
ed if the public will phone all new.
of interest to Mr. Everette Houser
at the Star office as he will take
her place during that time.
The bond election in Shelby Sat
urday on the question of issuing
$30,000 worth of bonds with to build
a new grammer school building
carried by a majority of 12 votes.
There were 481 registered and the
vote stood 92 against bonds and 253
Misses Prances Blanton and Mar
garet Morgan and Messrs. Max
Hamrick and Gerald Morgan motor
ed to Burnsville last Friday return
ing home yesterday. While there
they were guests at the Nu-Wray
Misses Virginia Ball and Ruth
Nuckles of Charlotte who have been
the charming house guests of Misses
Dorothy McBrayer and Eugenia
Holland for the past ten days, and
have been the recipient of much
social attention returned home to
Mrs. A. V. Wray has as her
charming houseguestr her niece,
Miss Luelle Oib6on of Charlottes
More Banks Opening
Than Are Closing
Raleigh, July 27. -— Sixty-four
State banks in North Carolina have
been Involved in action since Jan
uary 1. until July 13, by the De
partment of Banks, it is announced
by Commissioner of Banka Gurney
While 17 banks were being closed,
two of which had previously been
closed and were closed the second
time because of failure to meet con
ditions required. 27 banks in th"
State were being opened, most of
them having cloeed last November
and December, and many of them
as the result of the closing of the
Central Bank & Trust Co., of Ashe
ville. the report shows.
Eleven branches were established
largely by the larger banking or
ganisations of the State and taking
the places of smaller banks pre
viously closed while six banks were
involved In consolidations, absorp
tions and mergers, also largely by
the larger banks. Two branches
were discontinued, the report shows.
Washington, July 34—The cost
I licst and heaviest draw bridge in
the world has been practically com
pleted by Uncle Sam over the Po
tomac river and will be opened
formally next year as part of the
George Washington Bicentennial
The greatest part of *14.500,000
has been expended on the Impres
sive white atone span stretching
from Lincoln Memorial in Washing
ton to the home of General Lee in
Arlington National Cemetery in Vir
ginia, When sidewalks have been
laid on the bridge, and elaborate
approaches completed, it will mark
the fruition of a three-year-old plan
for spanning the river between those
The bridge itself cost *7 500,000, in
cluding *350000 for the huge draw
in the center.
Two policemen of Wllhelmstraase
In Germany, were felled with trom
bones during a riot In which com
munist band fought with Its instru
“Plenty Grand.” hailing from tha
Hassayampa Hills of Arizona, es
tablished a new national toad
sprint record of 40 seconds flat
at the annual horned toad derby
held at Los Angeles. And he
crossed the line backwards! Here
pretty Norma Lee is posing with
“Plenty Grand,” the speeding toad,
which she placed her roll on—
Nobody Wants Me
' > w&i&mmtsKMW i k
The sad predicament of nobody !
wanting this cute little feller is i
enough to make any juvenile !
coyote break into a full-sized howl,
but this chap seems almost ready
to beam with an appealing smile. ;
He wa* captured by a Chicagoan
in the Dakotas and offered to the
i Lincoln Park 7,oo in Chicago.
Refused there, he’s looking for a
• home. Got onel
Lowell Mason Said
To Be Recovering
Charlotte, - Lowell Mason, Duke
University quarterback who was shot
June 18 by a Charlotte policeman,
will be in shape to play football
when the training season opens In
September, his father, Ed Mason,
of Greenville S C, announced here
Mr. Mason said he had given hu
son a "teat" by having him climo
a mountain in Western North Caro
lina to prove his wounded pelvis
had completely healed.
’•He carried himself with the
greatest of ease,” the elder Mason
said, ‘‘and also the family lunch
"He'll he ready, just as soon as
Coach Wallace Wade calls his boys
out. loweli will be headed that
way. He weighs almost 165 pounds.
That's his normal weight, you know.
AUGUST 7, 1931
Atlanta _5—$ 8.00
New Orleans ._ 10—$23.00
Savannah _7—$ 8.00
Tampa __ 12—$23.50
Rates to many other
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APS Mis t a,vUv» Ai
rax Collectors Are
Busy In Germany
IVomfn Urge Patrotism and En
rourage Efforts of Present
Berlin,—Germany's tax collectors
worked today on orders to get what
was coming to the government and
pay no attention to the excuses
of taxpayers in arrears.
The orders, set forth in a govern
ment decree, directed collectors to
proceed ruthlessly and to make al
lowances for the hard times In only
the most exceptional cases.
The decree established heavy pen
alties for citizens who are back In
their taxes or have made faulty
declarations. Recently there has
been an alarming reduction In tax
collections. The penalties become ef
fective July 31 against all those still
shy on their Income taxas.
The government also ordered all
persons living in Germany, as well
as all incorporated companies, to
offer whatever foreign currencies or
credits they may have to the
Relehsbank or allied Institutions be
fore July 29, providing their hold
ings approximate $5,000.
The Relehsbank Is to decide
whether to take over such funds.
Persons owning less than $5,000 will
be called on later, the decree said.
Eight leading women's societies,
including Protestant, Catholic and
Jewish organizations and the Wo
men's Red Cross, issued a joint man
ifesto exhorting all German women
to do their part to uphold peace
The manifesto called on them to
refrain from "faint-hearted selfish
ness.'' It also urged revision of re
May Be Larger Now
The size limit of parcel' post
packages for all zones is increased
from 84 Inches to 100 inches In
length and girth combined, accord
ing to J. H. Quinn, Shelby poet
master, who Is in a receipt of the
Postal Bulletin from Washington.
D. C. giving announcement of the
Mr. Quinn said that the mini
mum charge on a parcel measur
ing more than 84 inches but not
more than 100 Inches in length
and girth combined is the same
as the appropriate zone charge
for a ten-pound parcel. On par
cels weighing ten pounds or more,
which measure more than 84 Inches
but not more than 100 inches in
length and girth combined, the
regular zone pound rates apply, it
is pointed out.
Under the provisions of several
amended paragraphs of the Poital
Laws and Regulations the limit of
weight for fourth, fifth, sixth, seven
th and eighth zones is increased
from 60 pounds to seventy pounds,
It is anounced.
A big passenger bus skidded 50
yards and turned over near Auburn,
N. C., Tuesday night, when the
AUGUST 15, 1931
Atlantic City _$24.31
New York.. *23.91
Washington _____ *15.81
Tickets Limited 21 Days
For Information See
H. E. PLEASANTS. DPA,
RALEIGH, N. C.
AIR. Ilne Railway
AUGUST 7, 1931
(a) Baltimore__ $14.00
Virginia Beach __ $11.25
(a) Via Norfolk and Boat
(b) Via All Rail
Tickets limited five days
in addition to date of sale.
For information call on
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RALEIGH, N. C.
AIK UML HALLWAY
Mr*. Hoover Acquires
Valuable Old Records
Washington, July 27.—Mrs. Her
bert Hoover has acquired an old
manuscript In which President Mon
roe complains bitterly against being
compelled to buy furnishings for
the White House out of his own
The manuscript relates that he
was forced to buy furniture, car
pets, and curtains with his own
money at a time when he was
short of funds and needed the
money for other purposes.
The manuscript, which has been
purchased by Mrs. Hoover to add
to her already extensive collection
has many observations on public
It Is entitled “observations on
matters of public Interest” and 1,
written with pen and ink. A good
deal of it is in the handwriting
of President Monroe, himself
Bobby Jone*’ Father
Defendant In Suit
Atlanta, July 27.—Damages of
$35,000 are sought In a suit filed in
Pulton county superior court today
by Sherwood L. Hurt of Atlanta
against Robert P. Jones, father of
Bobby Jones, the golfer.
Hurt alleges that he. several
friends and Mr. Jones went hunt
ing January 26, 1930, and that while
returning to Atlanta, an automobile
accident occured for which Mr
Jones was responsible.
He said they were returning to
Atlanta in his automobile and that
Mi-, Jones suggested driving be
cause Hurt was sleepy, Jones went
to sleep at the wheel, the car plung
ed off the road, and Hurt was In
jured, the suit alleged.
Chokes To Death In
Attack Of Coughing
Marion, July 27.—Mrs. J. T, Lait'
53, mother of 20 children, was chok
ed to death at her home here last
night when a paroxysm of caughlng
ruptured the linings in her throat
and allowed fluid to Issue forth in
quantities sufficient to cut off her
She has had a weak heart and It
is thought that she might have suf
fered angina pectoris as well as
strangulation. Dr. B. L. Ashworth,
who examined her after she was
dead, said that he couldn't ascer
tain the cause of her death, but
members of the family said that
they were sure she had choaked.
She died in the arms of her husbandi
who was trying in vain to help her
Francisco Fontano is held by the
Police of Brooklyn, K. Y„ for a mur
der committed in Italy eight years1
ago and will be extradited.
ADMINISTRATOR S NOTICE,
Having this day qualified as. adminis
trator of the estates of Emery G. Denham
and Gertrude P Denham, deceaseds, late
of Cleveland County. North Carolina this
ss to notify all persons having claims
against tha estates to present them to the
undersigned, at his office in Shelby, N
C.. on or before the 13th day of July.
1833. or this notice will be pleaded in bar
of their recovery. All persons indebted
to said estates will please make immediate
settlement, This July 10, 1931.
FRANK L. HOYLE, Administrator of the
estates of Emery G. Denham and Oer
trude F. Denham, deceaseds 6t-July 13c
ADMINISTRATOR S NOTICE
Having this day qualified as adminis
trator of the estate of T W. Gladden,
late of Cleveland county, North Carolina,
this is to notify all persons having claims
against the said estate to present same
to me properly proven for payment on or
before the 11th day of July 1932 or this
notice will be pleaded in bar of anv re
covery thereof. All persons indebted to
the said estate will please make immediate
settlement to the undersigned. This July
N. B GLADDEN. Administrator of T
W. GLADDEN, deceased. t»i-13c
Urge* Extra Session
To Approve Holiday
Washington. July 2T—An admin
istration Republican today added his
voice to the cry for a special session
of Congress that has arisen from
the ranks of the Democrats and
the politically independent represen
tative Treadway of Massachusetts,
ranking member of the ways and
means committee, urged Preside;.t
Hoover to call such a session sc
that the chief executive’s debt mo
ratorium plan may be assured of
congressional approval before De
cember 15, when the next war debt
payments to the United States are
“Bad Boy” Mayor
Newburyport, Mass.- Andrew J.
"Bossy'! Gillis, Newburyport’s "bad
boy'mayor, has entered the publish
ing field so that he ran shoot back
at any newspapers who "take a rap’
He has purchased the Newbury
port Commer|fal Press and his pub
lication will make its initial ap
His newspaper, he said, will be
''unbridled." "I -will give the pub
lic the facts without censorship."
he announced, adding that he might
have to print It on asbestos.
Work has been started at New
Orleans to remodel the old mint
building into a Modem Federal jail.
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Tlie Canadian National Railway,
through its president, has announc
ed a reduction of all employes re
ceiving J3.000 and over, of 10 per
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Belgian district commissioner of
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LEGION, NORTH CAROLINA,
Morehead City, N. C., July 26-27-28
Southern Railway System Announce*
Greatly Reduced Round Trip Fares From
Points Shown Below to Morehead City
From Hound trip fare
Charlotte, N. C. $6.00
Concord, N. C. $5.75
r Gastonia, N. C. $6.50
Greensboro, N. C. $5.00
Hickory, N. C. . $6.50
High Point. N. C. $5.25
Kannapolis, N. C._ $5.75
Kings Mtn., N. C. $6.50
Lexington, N. C. _ $5.50
From Hound trip fare
Marion. N. C._$7.00
Morganton, N. (’.. $6.75
Newton, N. C. _ $6.25
Rut her ford ton N C $7.00
Salisbury. N. C. __ $5.50
Shclbv, N. C. $6.50
Statesville, N. C. _ $6.00
Thotnasvflle, N. C. $5.25
W.-Salem, N. C. __ $5.00
Round trip fares available from all intermediate stations
Round trip tickets on sale July 25th and 26th. Final
limit returning midnight August ,‘>rd.
Round trip tickets good in Pullman sleeping cars up.
an payment of Pullman charges.
Fine opportunity to attend the American Legion
state Meeting, fine surf bathing, boating, fishing and
other sports and entertainment.
Call on Southern Railway Agents for detail infor
R. H. GRAHAM, Division Passenger Agent
CHARLOTTE. N. C.
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