By GEE McGEE
Mike I* In Trouble,
Hat rock, ». C„ oekt. 16, 1931.
deer mr. editor:—
i seat myself to rite you a few
lines to be printed In yore paper In
the hopes that i might get some in
formation about a new wlrm 1 have
discovered in my turnip sallet paten
and unless him and his offspring
is stopped, turnip rallct in the
aouth la doomed.
as soon as 1 found the first wlrm
in question, 1 ketched him and took
him to town In a bottle and a mem
ber of a h-4 club happened to be
at the court house, and he told m3
that 1 should send it to the ettie
mot-gist at the state college who
studdies wlrms and bugs of all,
Kinds, and 1 will do so in a few days
—In the hopes that he knows same.
however, mebbe some of yore far
mer readers have come into con
tact with this sallet wlrm and can
tell me how to get red of them, he
is a little crooked wlrm with 2
horns In front and 1 behind and
he bores holes tnthe leaves with
both ends and chews them up am
spits them out on the rest of them.
By virtue of the power of sate contain
ed in a deed of trust executed by lisfty
Herbert end wlft, Lillian Curtis Herbert,
to me es trustee (or the Shelby Building
sad loan a'..locution and default bovine
been made tn the payment of the indebt
edness thereby secured, f. as truster, sell!
celt lor ee.ih to the highest bidder at
public auction at the court house door In
Shelby, ft. c, on
Satnrdey. November f, 1031,
at 1J o'clock, M., the following deecrlbed
Situated In the town of Shelby. N c.
and being lot No. IS of the B 1" Ourtl*
oroperty, located on the west side ol
Per* View street, as shown by map of
lutid property mada by A. Si Lovelace
surveyor, said plat or map being recorded
in the register'* office of Cleveland
count;■, N. C., In hook of plate No. 1,
oage 81. Said lot fronts SO ieet on Turk
View Btreet end runs back a depth of
13* feet or more, as la shown by raid
pint of amid property, the foregoing being
the property conveyed by ft. r. Curtis
and wife to Lillian Curtis, by deed dated
January list. 1834. and recorded In book
ooo, page Ml, In the office of the reg
Liter of deeds of Cleveland county. N. C
Purchaser will buy subject to any ex
ljttn* unpaid taxes
This October 3rd 1831,
CLYDE It HOEY Trustee.
4t Oct *c
Ernest A. Gardner
Judge Webb Building
Shelby, N. C.
Practice Jin All Courts
DR. S. F. PARKER
— PHYSICIAN —
Office Phones 64 and No. 3
Residence Phone 129-J
DR. D. M. MORRISON
Wool worth Building.
SHELBY, N. C.
E;n Examined, Glames Fitted
T. W. Ebeltoft
Grocer and Book
Phone — 82
Have Your Eyes Examined
DRS. H. D. & R. L.
Office Over Paul Webb &
Son’s Drug Store.
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Civil Engineer And
Farm Surveys, Sub-divis
ions, Plats and General
- Phone 417 -
i checked up on 1 of these sallct
jwirms and found out that he bored
i 23 holes In a leaf per minute, but
i they usually work in pairs; the ha
| wirm works on the top of the leai
| and the she wirm works from the
bottom, and by so doing—his wife
stays m tire shale all the time, they
Jump from 1 stalk of sallct to the
other and eat* up a hole row befonr
starting on another 1.
the coder of this pest is green,
except that his stummlck is white
and both sides is yeller and a
: black spot Is betwixt ills horns In
front, he can be cooked in turnip
sallct and the eater thereof won't
know the difference, as he looks
[exactly like sallct when the thur
l row ley cooked, he to about as Ion?
as yore little finger nail.
i put some calsum arsenate on
some of>these wirms and they seem
ed to enjoy It. and when i went
back to the patch, i heard them
crying and saying "i want my cal
cum arsenate,” so there ain’t no use
ito try to plzen them, anyboddy who
knows what i should do to save my
sallet will plese rite or foam me at
once, as that Is all we have to eat
mike Clark, rfd.
Sign: Men Working.
This land of ours is certainly
well blessed with good roads and
fine bond issues. What worries me
tv—just about the time we got pav
ed highways from Drii to Beer
sheba, I found myself so poor 1
couldn't fide, and it ain't so pleas
ant walking on cement.
But I started out to tell you that
I got In my "installment plan” one
day last week and drove over to
Hlckaburg. The road was perfect
no bumps, no blind curves, and very
few other fast drivers to disturb my
equlnlmity. <My Ford won't run less
than 55 m. p h. when speed cops
nre In bcd>.
About 8 miles from Hicksburg, I
came upon a crowd of highway
men, that la—men employed to
work (?) by the highway depart
ment, aud their Job consisted of
pointing black lines in the middle
of the pavement so'a folks Will
know at first sight that the rood,
has 2 s.des to It: 1 side for you, an.1
1 side for the other fellow, and the
middle of the road for big trucks
and buses, of course.
Highway Commission like., it
tukes lots of men to paint lines.
There were only 8 men on this par
ticular undertaking, as follows:
1 truck driver.
1 assistant truck driver
1 paint bucket inter.
1 paint brush wiper.
1 block seattertr.
1 block plcker*up.
1 paint stir-rcr.
Of course there were 2 highway
patrols all dolled up in uniforms to
keep car drivers from driving, over
the freihly painted lln?, and muss
ing it up. It takes a lot of men to
do a ’ political job,” but It Is differ
ent with business. However, I de
cided to run my office a few min
utes (on my return from Hicks
burg» on the government plan and
here's how I did it:
! 1 had Miss Brown write a check,
Mr. Jones tore It out of the check
book. Mias Green took it to the
protect ograph. Miss Redd protecto
graphed It, Mr. Gray took it over to
my desk, I signed it, Miss White ad
dressed an envolope, Mr. Blade put
it in the envelope, Mr. Blue scaled
It, Mr. Green mailed it, and Mr.
Bank returned it the next day
advising that there were no funds
to my credit, and no more bonds to
be sold. We'll have better times
when seme business is injected Into
things politic—and tax money ts
j recognized as the people's money.
Cat Had 925,000
Coe Angeles.—Mlttie, angora cat,
left an estate worth 925,000. Her
mis.tr f . last year willed the cat a
home and $15,000 in cash, which
was placed In trust for the feline's
Having qualified as administrator of the
estate of Fannie Dixon, deceased, ol
Cleveland county. North Carolina, this is
to nottfy all persons having claims against
the said estate to present them to me
property proven on or before the 5th day
of October, 1832, or this notice will bt
pleaded In bar of any recovery thereof.
All persons Indebted to the said estate
will please make Immediate settlement tf
This Oct. 5th, 1831
WALTER DtXON. Belwood, N, C.,
Administrator of Estate of Fannie
Dixon. 61 Oct Ik
NOTICE or KVMMON'S AND WARRANT
State of North Carolina. County of
Jn the Superior Court, Before the Clerk.
The defendant above-named will take
notice that a summons In the above en
titled action was Issued against said de
fendant on the 15Ui day of October. 1631
by the dark ot the superior court ol
Cleveland county. North Carolina, lor the
sum of $1,307.83 with Interest thereon
from the ltth day ot May, im, until
paid, due by note, which summons Is re
turnable before the clerk ot the superior
court of said county, Nonh Carolina, on
tha l«th day of November. 1831. The de
fendant will also take notice that a war
rant of attachment was issued bv said
clerk auperlor court, at the time of the
issue of the summons in said action
against the personal property of said de
fendant, which warrant Is returnable be
fore aald clerk, at the time and place
above named for the return of the aum
mons. when and where the defendant 'r
required to appear and answer or de
mur to th> complslnt. or the relief de
manded will be granted
This the 15th day of October 1831
A M. HAMRICK. Clerk Superior
Court, Cleveland County
Oulnn. Hamrick A Harris a- rv. 1
Constitutionality Of A Special
Session To Reduce Cotton Acreage
Is Widely Discussed In This Year
Seme Say Law Prohibiting Cotton,
Planting Will Not Hold;
(Special to The Star.)
Raleigh, Oct. 16.—Constitu
tionality of acts of southern
states In prohibiting or reduc
ing cotton planting is and will
continue to (five much trouble
to constitutional lawyers and
the judiciary since several of
the states have enacted restric
While no formal request for a
ruling on the constitutionality of
such an act has been made by Gov
ernor Gardner upon Attorney Gen
eral Dennis G. Brumntltt, it is I
known that the attorney general’s
office has been making a study of
the question, and, according to in
timation, the office would more
than likely hold that an acreage)
reduction statute enacted by the i
general assembly would be held cs'
One suggestion is that such i
law would not be "restricting the
right of an Individual to produce an
actual necessity, such as corn a ;
beans or other foods he, his family!
Or his stock would require, but
would restrict his right to produce
not a necessity, but a money crop, a
crop he is producing to run into
money, or profit. Another is that it
would be more contrary to the con
stitution than tljp limit placed by
law In New York City on the rental
an owner may place on a tenement,
or the zoning laws in many cities
of the state, which prohibit a man
from erecting a filling station or n
grocery store on the corner of his
own lot, located In a residence sec
Such an opinion, if it should be
so expressed by the attorney gen
eral’s office, would undoubtedly quit
those agitating for a special ses
sion of the general assembly to en
act cotton acreage restriction law's,
and would probably suit Josephus
Daniels,,who has held hi an editor
ial that It 1s no matter for the ex
ecutive or , legislative branch to
consider; that the court would pass
on Its constitutionality.
State Senator W. G. Clark of
Edgecombe county, v/no appeared
recently with a group before Gov
ernor Gardner to urge the session,
for cotton reduction, but primarily
tobacco curtailment, made the point
after the conference with the gov
ernor that it such a law is enacted,
it will be effective when cotton
.planting time cornea, by which time
.he supreme court could not render
a decision, even if it should -later fee
declared unconstitutional—that it
would have been as effective, as if
It had been.
An Interesting observation is that
two of the 1931 legislature, probably
classed among tlic best constitu
tional lawyers of that body, H. G.
"Tobc” Connor, of Wilson county,
and A. D. McLean, of Beaufort,
have expressed, opposition to the
special session, presumably on the
ground that the act would not be
In the October 12 issue of “Time,”
David Stock, New York attorney,
writes the editor, relative to toe
cotton restriction laws, saying he
and his lawyer friends are worried
over absence of concern and ignor
ing what he sees as “an insuperable
constitutional inhibition involved in
such legislation.’’ He acids: "It
seems to us that such a law is So
far outside the police powers of a
state, as delineated thus far by toe
decisions of the U. S. supreme court,
as to make it clearly contrary to the
prohibition of the 14th amendment
to the constitution of the U. S.
"Where," he asks, "are the at
torney generals who arc supposed
to keep the governors of the respec
tive states advised? Or is the pro
posal merely a political beau gestc5''
Incidentally, the -amc issue cf
"Time'' carries a letter Xroni Thom
as H. Sutton, of Eayettcvllle, who
protests against a sub-head hr ar.
earlier issue which said “Governor
Oliver Max Gardner turned his
'back on the south." After reviewing
Governor Gardner's plea for inter
national action and request for n
conference to decide on uniform ac
tion, Mr. Sutton adds: “We are sat
isfied that Governor Gardner had a
logical slant on the cotton question:
that he did not 'turn his back on the
In a foot-note the editor of Time
states: "Time's phase ‘turned his
back on the south' was unfortun
ate. All praise to North Carolina’s
Gardner for turnin ' Ms back on the
south's other governors when he
conscientiously disagreed with the
direction they were heading.''
Next Stage I* Job
Of Stopping G. O. P.
Raleigh News and Observer.
There are three stages of Amer
ica in this generation, according to
James Truslow Adams. He says:
“Harding had to liquidate the
"Coolidge had quietly to liquidate
the scandal of the Harding admin
“Hoover is watching the liquida
tion of the Coolidge prosperity."
The next liquidation is to-liqui
date the blunders and failures of
the RemibUcan oartv
Just Ten Years
(From Issue of The Star October
A public hospital movement for
Cleveland was again launched Tues
day night in the court house and
this time the attendance was ao
good, the co-operation was so
manifest and the desire for a hos
pital so enthusiastic that it seems
the hospital will this time become
A large truck loaded with sixteen!
bales of long staple cotton passed'
The Star office Tuesday of this!
week en route to Gastonia with'
‘Webber 82" that was sold for 33
cents per pound. The market was
down when this was sold.
A marriage which will be learned
with keen interest by their hast of
friends throughout the county and
state, owing to the prominence oi
boih families, is that of Mrs. Dora
Scruggs Beam of Mooyesboro and
Mr. A. If. Martin now of Zebulon,
Wake county, but formerly c>i
Cleveland, which event took place
in rest room at the Shelby court
house Wednesday afternoon at 2
o’clock, Squire T. C. Eskridge per
forming the ceremony.
'Mr. Evans McBmyer has pur
chased 333 acres of farming land
on the Grover road on BuAalo
Which he will convert Into a big
stock and hog farm with an ex
perienced manager in charge.
The Second Baptist church is be -
ing enlarged and remodeled by add
ing sixteen Sunday school rooms,
enlarging the auditorium to give an
additional seating capacity of 200
and beautifying the building in
Mr. O. M. Mull is going to Ra
leigh this week to confer with Mr,
Page, chairman of the state high
way commission and urge that the
contrjj^t be let as soon as possible
for Hard surface on the Cleveland
Duke Law Library
Second In South
After Rapid Rise
More Than 25,000 Volumes Are Add
ed In Year for Record
Durham, Oct. 15.—By adding more
than 25,000 volumes since October
1930 the Duke university law library
has not only become the largest law
library in North Carolina, but has
taken place In the entire South as
[second only to the legal library of
University of Texas. The library
[has tripled In sire during the year
to bring the number of volumes In
the present Collection to well over
No other law school In this coun
try during the last year has match
ed the expansion of the Duke law
library In Its record gTowth. The
| Duke library now houses a repre
sentative collection In many special
'legal fields, and under the present
j expansion policy a library adequate
to meet the complete needs of stu
] dents .faculty and research special
1 ixts, working In many fields ,is be
ing assembled with the least pos
I sible delay.
Duke university's general library,
which immediately adjoins the law
school, has an exceptionally strong
collection In history, government
and all the related social sciences.
Law students have found the prox
I imlty of these books convenient and
Jane Addams Gets
New York—Jane Addams. Inter
nationally known welfare worker,
was today awarded the annual $5,
000 Pictorial Review achievement
The prize is given each year tq
the woman who, in the opinion of
the judges, contributed most to the
national life in letters, art, science,
philanthropy or social welfare. Miss
Addams is head of Hull house in
Last year the prize was awarded
i to Mrs. Carrie Chapman Caty. suf
' frage worker.
The check was presented on an
nouncement of the award.
To Eat, He Inform*
Auburn. N. Y.—Grasshoppers,
when freshly roasted and “dry and
crisp," are a great delicacy. Dr.
Paul Harrison, medical missionary
in Arabia, said.
The doctor, who has spent more
than 20 years in Arabia and who
Intends to return to Muscat next
year, has often eaten this native
food, he told his friends
How Democrats Can
Get Rid Of Raskob
Democrats who have objected to
Chairman Raskob's possessing a
"mortgage on the party’’ are now
to have the opportunity of lifting
that mortgage and putting the par
ty in an Independent position fi
nancially as In all other respects.
The success of the movement that
is being launched to raise a fund
of Si.500,000 to set up the cam
paign for next year will make H
possible to pay off the existing in
debtedness. most of which Mr. Ras
kob is still carrying, to the tune of
$325,000, and will put the party In
shape to wage an effective battle
for the Presidency.
A tuna Of 11,500,000 is not a
large amount for fifteen million
Democrats to provide. Of course,
not all those who call themselves
Democrats and who vote the Dem
ocratic ticket will contribute but
the more who do contribute the
healthier will it be for the party
and for the country. The Demo
crats have always labored under
the handicap of inadequate and
uncertain financing. A fund to
which a million persons had con
tributed would be an assurance of
victory in itself.
The United States covers an im
mense area and the most legitimate
expenses of conducting a political
campaign reaching to all parts of
this area are very large. It has to
be borne in mind that the press of
the country is generally Republican,
certainly as regards the larger
newspaper^ and the chief maga
zines. The claims of the Democrats
receive better handling in the press
and in most of the magazines than
was once the case but the situation
is still one that demands independ
ent campaign efforts to promise re
sults. It has been shown that a
first class press bureau at the na
tional capital can render splendid
service but the effectiveness of this
service was impaired to some de
gree by the contention that it was
Mr. Raskob s money that was foot
ing the bills.
If every Democrat who lias criti
cized this situation, would contrib
ute a dollar to the Democratic chest
the situation would be cured.
Ha* Shaved 2 Time*
Since The Civil War
Brigadier-General P. R. Young,
67 Spruce street, has not shaved
since July, 1898. He has shaved only
twice since he was discharged from
the Confederate army and one of
those times was in celebration of the
first election of Orover Cleveland
Brigadier-General Young called
at The Citizen office and asked to
see the “Believe It Or Not" editor.
Although The Citizen's Ripley con
test has ended, this story was told
as a matter of interest and not in
competition for a prize. Brigadier
General Young is a familiar figure
in Asheville and is a prominent
wiemher and official of the Zeb
Vance camp of Confederate veter
Correct this sentence: “1 feU
sure that you mean to pay tills bill,
and it doesn’t make any difference
to me how long you wait."
* TRUSTEE S SALE
By virtue of the power of "dale contain
ed in a deed of trust executed by Will M.
Roberts and wife on June 12tli. 182ft, *o
me as trustee securing an indebtedness
to the Shelby Building and Loan Asso
ciation, and default having been made hi
the payment thereby secured, I. as trus
tee. will sell for cash to the highest bid-!
der at puplic ^uetion at the court house)
door in Shelby, N C , on
Saturday. .November 7, 193J.
‘at 13 o’clock M.. the following described
Beginning at a stake in the south edge
of the old Kings Mountain road in Mrs.
Roberts' line, and runs thence with edge
of said road north 70-04 west 90 feet to a
stake, a new corner, thence a new line
south 33-24 east 598.8 feet to a stake in
old Jennings-Lackey line, a new corner,
thence with said line north 54-10, 98 feet
to a stake. Mrs. Roberts’ corner, thencr
with her line north 2o-50 west 608 feet to
the beginning, containing one acre more
Purchaser will buy subject to any ex
isting hnpaid taxes.
This October 3rd 1931.
CLYDE R. HOEY., Trustee.
4t Oct 5c
A SERVICE YOUR CAR
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ed—Motor Thoroughly Checked.
Let Us Do It The Way Ford Specifies
i\ ni i ro
We Fill Aliy
Doctor '5 ,
For A Registered
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FOR ASHEVILLE AND INTERMEDIATE
LEAVE SHELBY:—9:45 a. m.; 11:10 a. m.; 4:45 p. m.
FOR CHARLOTTE AND INTERMEDIATE
LEAVE SHELBY:—7:lU a. m.; 11:10 a. in.; -:oo p
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FOR WILMINGTON AND INTERMEDIATE
LEAVE SHELBY:—11:10 a. m.
FOR FAYETTEVILLE AND INTERMEDIATE
LEAVE SHELBY:—7:10 a. ra.s 11.10 a. m.; 2:00 p. ra.
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on Motor Oil /
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100'. Pure and Die-Waxed!
Why Pay $1.40 a Gallon Por
The Same Oil? Ward’s Price
In Bulk or Free CrankcSse Service
Rf*Rr/tl«ss of what other dealers tell tou Warn
Guarantees this oil to be the lines? motor o
you can buy and the same quality that other
charge you 30c and 33c .quart.'.for. Ucfhied
Montgomery Ward & Co.
139-141 So. LaFayette St.
Shelby. N. C.
The Cleveland Star is and has been on a pre-war
basis in the two commodities it has to sell.
The Star’s mission is to sell news. Primarily it is a
newspaper that dispenses the news of the community it
serves. It’s subscription rate of $2.50 per year by mail
or $3 per year delivered by newsboy, is less than the
cost of a postage stamp per copy. NO OTHER LOCAL
NEWSPAPER IN NORTH CAROLINA HAS A LOW
ER PER ISSUE SUBSCRIPTION RATE. It costs $40,
000 a year to produce The Star, yet subscribers get it
FOR LESS THAN THE COST OF APOSTAGE
STAMP PER COPY, postage prepaid.
The other commodity The Star has to sell is a by
product, known as advertising. The Star’s advertising
rate is LESS PER INCH PER THOUSAND CIRCU
LATION THAN ANY OTHER LOCAL NEWSPA
PER IN NORTH CAROLINA.
These two achievements are possible by reason of
economy in operation Aid mass production. The Star
has a circulation larger than any weekly newspaper in
North Carolina and larger than the circulation of 20 of
the 35 daily newspapers in the State.
In other words there are over 200 newspapers in
North Carolina and The Star ranks 16th in circulation
among all of them.
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