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CLOUDY TUESDAY
today's North Carolina Weather
Report: Cloudy tonight. Tartly
cloudy Tuesday. Not much change
in temperature.
HEAVY COURT ON
The Cleveland county recorder's
court was today busy grinding away
tn an effort to clear up the many
cases that developed during the
holidays and over the week-end.
The docket started upon this morn
ing was one of the heaviest in
weeks, but the majority of the
charges were for minor violations,
whiskey case* and over-imbibing
charges of the Christmas period,
but there were several larceny
wants.
Cleveland Crop
Leads Robeson
By 16,758Bales
This County 25,000 Bales Ahead Of
Third County In Ginning
To Dec. 13.
The ginning statistics up to Dec.
13 show that Cleveland county, is
leading Robeson, North Carolina's
second largest cotton county, by
10.758 bales, while Johnston, third
county, is over 25,000 bales behind
the Cleveland ginning figure.
The ginning of the five leaders
to the 13th, this year and last,
follow:
County 1931 1930
Cleveland . . 63,570 60,683
Robeson ... 46.812 50,017
Johnston .. 36,378 37,602 i
Halifax .. 32,055 30,084
Sampson .. 32,025 '27,730
In counties neighboring Cleve
land, Lincoln continues to hold a
lead of less than 100 bales over
Rutherford. Ginning in neighbor
ing counties to the 13th, both years,
follow:
<o«"‘y 1931 1930
Catawba .. ... 15,690 15,685
Gaston . 11,738 13,368
Lincoln --- 21,130 18.685 i
Rutherford .. 21,068 20,504 j
Mr$.W.T.Roberts
Buried Wednesday
(Succumbs to Stroke of Paralysis
at Age 48—Funeral at Second
Baptist Church.
Mrs. T. W. Roberts, 48 years, died
Tuesday morning at her home on
South Morgan Street at 10:30 fol
lowing a stroke of paralysis. Mrs.
Roberts had been in declinin':
health for more than a year, but
had Just suffered a stroke only a
week.
Funeral services were conducted
from the Second Baptist church,
Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 p. m
by her pastor Rev. L, L. Jessup
assisted by her former pastors Rev
W. A. Elam, Rev. Rush Padgett, and
Rev. G. P. Abernathy.
She is survived by her husband
T. W. Roberts and the following
children: Mrs. E. E. Gantt, Irene,
Gertrude, Dorothy, Paul, Donald,
and Edwin Roberts. Her father Mr.
James Wilson of Gaffney and six
sisters and three brothers as fol
lows: Mrs. W. E. Davis of Grover,
Mrs. Jim Peterson of Blacksburg,
S. C.. Mrs. John Lester. Mrs. John
Roach, and Mrs. Lee Laughlin of
Gaffney, S. C„ and Mrs. C. C. Me
Craw of Lowell., Mr. Z. L. Wilson
of Shelby, Mr. Lewis Wilson of
Kings Mountain, and Mr. R. C. Wil
son of Gaffney. S. C
Also the following step children
survive: Mrs. J. E. Ferree and Mr.
KiUian Roberts of Shelby. Inter
ment W'as in Sunset Cemetery.
Shelby Plant Get*
$1,743 Tax Refund!
Washington, Dec. 28. — Tax re
funds aggregating several hundred
thousand dollars were granted North
Carolina taxpayers last year by the
federal government, the bureau of
internal revenue revealed yesterday
in a voluminous report filed with
the house committee on expendi
Iures in the executive departments
Among those receiving tax re
funds up to or more than $1,000
were: EasUide Manufacturing
company, Shelby. $1,743.65: Cliff
side Mills, Cliffstde, $12,998.84.
Christmas Roses.
About Shelby and section quite a
number of housewives reported they
had roses blooming for Christmas.
Among them was Mrs. J. O. Rein
hardt who gathered a bunch of ros
es from her garden Christmas even
ing
HORNSBY’S GIFT
Born Christmas Eve night to Mr
and Mrs. J. M. Hornsby an eight
pound daughter Mother and
daughter are getting along nicely. !
Near 1,500 People
Given Aid In Shelby
Big Problem Jobs For
Colored Women
Appeals For Aid On Decline As
System Get* Going. City Work
ing Men.
The most Interesting place in
Shelby now is dhe charity
"store,” or headquarters, where
over 250 needy families were
taken care of during the holi
days, and where a distribution
system for the winter months
is working so smoothly that a
decline in appeals is already
noted.
A chcck-up of the activity there
of the central charity committee
Saturday revealed that 119 white
families and 142 colored had been
given aid—in the form of food, fuel,
clothing and shoes—since the com
mittee started functioning. Since
many of the needy families arc
large, particularly among the col
ored race, it is believed that be
tween 1.250 and 1,500 people have
been helped. The aid in no instance
is given in the form of cash. J. D.
Lineberger, head of the charity dis
tribution; J. B Smith, welfare of
ficer, and Mrs. John Wyn Doggelt
investigate each appeal and in
worthy cases give aid in the form
of something to eat or wear, or
both.
Payed In “Scrip.”
Some of the regular applicants
for help, particularly among the
men, have not returned so often
since the charity, committee, work
ing in cooperation with the city, es
tablished an employment bureau
last week. In every case now where
male applicants for help are healthy
and able-bodied they are sent to re
port to Ernest Spangler, street su
pervisor. who gives them work clean
ing streets, vacant lots, the ceme
tery and other needed jobs. They
are given 10 cents per hour but not
in cash. The workers are paid off
at the end of the day with "scrip,”
which when taken to the charity
"store” gets its full value in food
clothing or fuel. It should be said,
in fairness, that a number of the
men w’ho have been down and out
and unable to earn enough to sup
port themselves and families are
working faithfully in order t» earn
what they take home. Between 40!
and 50 men were sent to the street1
department last week and the plan
is still being followed this week
Biggest Problem.
“Our biggest problem," Mr. Liue
berger said, "is aiding colored worn-1
en washwomen, cooks, maids, etc..
who are out of jobs. I suppose we
are seeing that 150 are taken care
of. Many of them are able to work j
and are good workers, but are out
of jobs. Ladies who have work to
do. washing or anything like that,
might get in touch with us and help
give them work, even part time.
Unusual Place.
The store' in itself is a remark-1
able spot. Located in the basement!
of the Lineberger-Woolworth build- i
ing, corner LaFayette and Marion '
streets, it contains almost every-!
thing that a department, store con
tains. There are racks and racks ol
coats, pants and suits, ladies coats 1
and dresses, house dresses, caps
shirts, underwear bed sheets and
there are shoes of ail sizes and
makes. Everything, or practically
everything, is second-hand, of J
CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT '
Colored People Will
Observe Freedom
The colored people of this sec- j
tion will gather at the court house j
in Shelby at 11 o’clock Friday, Jan- j
uary 1, to observe their annual]
Emancipation Day. There will be J
music by rural choirs and special
singers, appropriate papers, and an
address. Another program observing
the occasion will be held Friday
evening at Kings Mountain.
Unemployed May
Help To Beautify
County Highway
May Clean l:p Shoulders Of
way 20 And Plant Trees Between
Kinjrs Mountain, Shelby.
Cleveland county may take
care of a portion of her unem
ployed men and In doing so In
augurate a novel plan of beau
tifying the county’s main
stretch of highway, that be
tween Kings Mountain and
Shelby.
Last week the central charity
committee hit upon the scheme of
working the unemployed who are in
need in cleaning the city streets
and cemetery. They are paid off in
"scrip” which can be turned into
food, fuel and clothing at charity
headquarters.
A. E. Cline, county commission
chairman, and others are now de
bating adopting that plan for the
county, Mr. Cline and Mr. J. D.
' Lineberger, of the charity commit
tee, have discussed the matter but
no definite decision has been reach
ed.
For years cluo women have urged
the beautification of roadsides along
the State's main highways. The
proposed plan, if adopted, is to use
all the able-bodied men of the
county who are applicants for char
ity in cleaning off and beautifying
She shoulders of the highway be
tween the two principle towns of the
county and set out trees at regular
intervals along each side of the
highway. The beautification move
ment must, of course, have the ap
proval of tire State Highway Com
mission, but the project is being fa
vorably commented upon.
If the plan is decided upon the
workers will be paid off in “scrip.”
good for food and clothing, as are
the city workers, and some service
of value will return to the county
for the charity expenditure which
would ordinarily go to help the
needy anyway.
A. M. Martin Dead;
Funeral Thursday
Flint Hiil Citizen Died Wednesday
After A Lengthy
Illness.
Funeral services foi Andy M.
Martin, well known farmer of the
Flint Hill section, were held laJt
Thursday afternoon at Flint Hill
Baptist church. The services were
conducted by Rev. Rush Padgett
and Rev. L. L. Jessup.
Mr. Martin, who was 84 years
of age, died on December 23 after
an illness of a year.
Surviving are the widow. who
before marriage was Nancy Harrill,
and the following children: Mrs.
Hubert Blanton. Vigor Martin, and
Mrs. R. H. Champion, of Shelby
Allie Martin. Mrs. L. S. McSwain
and Osh Martin, of Boiling Springs:
and Lush Martin of Rutherford
ton. Three sisters also survive.
Pall bearers were W. H. Champion
Boyd Hill, Don Lewis, Restus Lewis
George Holt and Austin Anthony.
Cleveland Man Gets
Parole for Christmas
Among those who received paroles
as Christmas gifts from Governor
Gardner was one Cleveland county
man. The parole was granted to
Roland Emory, upon the recom
mendation of Judge M. R. Weathers
and Solicitor W. S. Beam of the
Cleveland county recorder's court
Emory was given a six-months
sentence in October on the charge
of operating a bawdy house.
N. C. Local Government Law May Be
Adopted By South Carolina Session
Law Which Governor Gardner
Writes About in Magazine
Attracts Much Attention.
(Special to The Star)
Raleigh, Dec. 28 — The South
Carolina Legislature, at its next
session will have before it almost
an exact copy of the North Caro
lina Local Government Act, accord
ing to A. L. M. Wiggins, promtoent
Hartsville, S. C., banker and news
paper publisher, who was in Raleigh
yesterday on business
Mr. Wiggins, as a member of the
Taxpayers League in South Caro
lina, has been named chairman of
the local government committee and
directed to draw a bill for regula
tion of local governmental affair®
for presentation to the legislature.
The bill is identical with North
Carolina’s act, as applying to South
Carolina, except that Mr. Wiggins
has made some changes as to the
method of handling sinking funds
Ten million dollars of sinking funds
A
CONTTNTBn ON PAC.E ETOHT
Sister Of Shelby
Man One Of 9 Who
Died In Collision
Auto-Train Crash In Charlotte
Saturday Killed An Entire
Family.
Mrs. Susie (T. H.l Horton,
one of the nine killed In the
auto-train tragedy at Charlotte
Saturday, was a sister of W. M.
(Bill) Childers, of the Cleve
land Cloth mill village, Shelby.
Mrs. Holton, her husband and
two young children were killed.
Charlotte, Dec. 28—The bodies of
nine persons, victims of a Dowd
road automobile-train crash Sat
urday morning—one of the most
gruesome tragedies ever to occur
in this section—were buried Sunday
in three graveyards in Mecklenburg
county.
At Independence Hill Baptist
i church a half-mile above Croft,
I nine miles out from Charlotte on
I the Statesville highway, a huge
grave 13 feet by seven feet seven
inches, received the bodies of
Thomas H. Holton, his wife and
two children and his younger broth
er. William V. Holton.
John L. Love, Dorie E. Cox and
Miss Loma Cox were buried at
Paw Creek Presbyterian church and
Raymond Sharpe at Moore's chape!
in the Thrift section.
Car Carried Two Blocks
The nine, eight of whom were
j killed Instantly, were struck by the
| Southern railway's Birmingham
special at the old Dowd road cross
ing on the western edge of the cltv.
and the light coach was picked ur>
by the locomotive and carried two
blocks along the track.
The dead.
Thomas Hugh Holton, 29, em
| ploye of Kendall mills at Paw
; Creek.
Mrs. Susie Holton, 22. his wife.
Hugh Wilbur Holton, five and
! Marion Maxine Holton. 2, their
children.
! William Vaughn Holton, 24 broth
; er of Thomas H. Holton, mechanic,
j Paw Creek.
John L. Love, 42, operator of a
filling station near Paw Creek.
Dorie E. Cox, 57, fanner at Paw
Creek.
Miss Loma Cox, about 20, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Cox,
of York, S C., route No. 7. and
niece of Dorie E. Cox.
Raymond Sharpe, 19. textile
worker. Paw Creek, son of Albert
L. Shorpe, retired rural mail car
rier of Paw Creek.
The Thomas H. Holton family,
was wiped out by the tragedy.
The party was returning from
York, S, C.. where the nine had
been visiting at the home of Frank
Cox. father of Miss Loma Cox, and
ihe rapid moving train was com
ing into Charlotte from the south.
As far as could be learned by the
authorities, there were no wit
nesses of the collision. The engi
neer of the passenger train, C. R
Nesbit, one of the veteran employes
of the railroad, was reported by
Southern railway officials to have
said that he did not see the car
until It drove directly on the track
as the train reached the crossing, j
Shelby Woman Has
Both Limbs Broken
In S. C. Car Crash
Mrs. Cora Sosbee, said to be from
Shelby, had both legs broken and
received other injuries in a head-on
automobile collision near Anderson.
S. C., Christmas Eve.
Nineteen people were hurt there,
six seriously, in the two collisions.
Mrs. Aurdie Fisher, the most se
riously hurt, had her nose torn
from her face in the second acci
dent and suffered Internal Injur
ies.
Others seriously hurt In this ac
cident, all residents of this section,
were
Clyde Fisher, driver of one of the
cars, broken jaw and severe lacer
ations; Thelma Fisher, face cut and
leg broken; Hazel Coley, lacerations
and three fractured ribs and Andi
ree Cooley, face cut and arm brok
en.
York Checker Team
Meets Shelby Again
York, S. C., Dec. 28. — Another
battle across the squares to settle
the matter of checker supremacy
between York and Shelby will ne
held here Tuesday when a team
match will be staged. York was
victorious in a team match held in
Shelby two weeks ago and won two
similar matches staged some
months earlier. The Tar Heel ex
ponents of the thinking game, how
ever, are undismayed and un
daunted and will exert themselves
to the utjmost in the approaching
battle to pot across a victory
Set Dates For I
HoeyAnd Webb
Annual Contest
Webb Contest Comes
On March 4
Hoey Declamation Contest To Be
Held Week Later. Raaay Con
test Limit Ceb. 26.
The annual declamation and,
I recitation contests that tor years j
have been the big event for high;
j school students ot Cleveland county
"'HI be held the first and second!
weeks of March.
The Selma Webb recitation con
test, It was announced today by
J. H. Grigs, county school super
intendent, will be held on Friday
| night, March 4. at Central high
j school auditorium here. One girl
from each high school will be per
mitted to enter this contest.
The Clyde H. Hcey declamation
: contest will be held a week later,
on Friday night, March 11 On<
boy from each high school may
enter this contest.
Three students lrom each high
school, selecting their own subjects
will be permitted to enter the 8cl
j ma Webb essay contest. All essays
I must be in the office of the county
t superintendent by February 26.
; Out-of-county judges will be used
in the contests and the usual
county-wide interest is anticipated
for the events.
Mr. Hendrick
Dies In Gaston;
i Bury In County
Native Of Cleveland And RegUtei
Of Deeds In Gaston To Be
Buried Tuesday.
Mr. 'Lummie'' Hendrick, native
of Cleveland county and for 12
years register of deeds of Gaston
county, died at 11 o’clock today In
Gastonia following a decline in
liealth extending over several
months. Mr. Hendrick had been
suffering with Bright's disease and
became unconscious Saturday, nev
er rallying.
Mr. Hendrick, a brother of ex-,
Alderman Rochel L. Hendrick, of j
Shelby, was 56 years of age. He was
married to Miss Cloe Harrelson.'
daughter of Dan Harrelson Who
survives with ten children. Three
brothers, Rochel and Solon Hen
drick, of Cleveland county, and An
drew Hendrick of Northbrook town
ship, Lincoln county, two sister. Mrs. j
James Abernethy, or Cherry vllle. j
and Mrs. A. P. Smith, of Hickory.
Funeral services will be held at
St. Paul Methodist church several
miles north of Waco on Tuesday
afternoon at 2 o’clock, the services
to be conducted by Rev. Mr. Vestaal.
pastor of the Dallas Methodist
church of which be was a member.
Mr. Hendrick was one of Gaston
county’s most popular men who was
elected for four terms a» register of
deeds. He Was a Mason and a
staunch churchman with many
friends and relatives in his native
county of Cleveland.
James Gardner Hurt*
When His Auto Hits
One Driven by Officer
Cars Of Bob Kendrick And Gover
nor's Son Collide Christmas
Night.
James W. Gardner was reported
as resting better at the Shelby hos
pital today where he was taken
Christmas night after being injur
ed in an auto collision.
The Gardner car end the auto
mobile of Deputy Bob Kendrick col- ,
lided at the curving intersection of
East Warren street and Jones Place
near midnight Friday. Young Gard
ner was driving west, en route home,
and the officer was going east to
his home on the East Warren ex
tension when their cars crashed at!
the triangle corner near the jail.
Botli drivers were more or less In
jured in the crash and their cars
considerably damaged. The officer
took Gardner in custody for alleged
reckless driving just after the crash,
but he was later taken to the Shel
by hospital where it was found that
several trgtli were knocked loose
and life chest bruised in the impact.
He will be in the hospital several
more days it was said today, but his
injuries are not considered serious
unless pneumonia develops. Deputy
Kendrick was also shaken up, bruis
ed and slightly lacerated but has
beep able to be out <inee
i! .1
Tar Heel Heiress’ Next
Divorce
Ranch
Cornelius Vamderbivt, Jr
Kcrret Gracchi $
"hen Ann Cannon Reynold*, of the Concord, N. C„ Cannon*, went
to Keno to get her divorce from Smith Reynolds, of the Winston-Salem
Reynolds and a son of the late It. J. Reynolds, did she find a new
husband? Walter Wincbcll. gossipy New York columnist, Sunday said
that Money Gracchi tin lower inset in above photo) was "Buttle
Creek. Mich., bound to go down Ihe middle aisle with Ann Cannon
Reynolds. The North Carolina heiress was flown to Reno by her hus
band to secure her divorce. While there she put up at the dude raneh
of Cornelius \ underbill. Jr., of which Gracchi is manager. The Van
derbilt ranch is thr latest in business novelties. There one seeking a
divorce may stay for six weeks with all entertainment and board fur
nished for S500 while the ranch management attends to all the legal
details of severin'- the tie that hinds.
Big Amount Canned
Food In Cleveland
Three Hundred Home Demonstration Club
Women Put Up Over 100,000 Cans Of
Fruit And Vegetables. Hundreds Of Pan
tries Filled. Much Food To Needy.
The activity this year of a small group of Cleveland
county farm women has made it clear that a farming sec
tion can live at home and board in very excellent style de
spite the prevailing price of agricultural cash crops. '
Figures were announced today
which show that 300 members of
the 16 home demonstration clubs
in Cleveland county this year have
canned 135,893 cans of fruit and
vegetables. Since the 300 club mem
bers are only a small portion ol the
total number of farm women in
Cleveland county' it is easy to im
agine how pantries and cellars are
bulging tills winter with plenty of
food. But considerable credit must
go to the club members, the club
officials and Mrs. Irma P Wallace,
demonstration agent, for the im
petus given by them to the live-at
home program in Cleveland coun
ty.
No Exact Figure.
Of tile 382 club members only
about three out of four reported on
canning. But this number reported
the 135,893 jars. It is likely that all
the club members eanned over 150,
000 cans.
The principal foods canned, ac
cording to the reports sent Mrs.
Wallace, were peaches and string
beans
Helped Others.
An interesting feature of the
annual report of the demonstration
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Melons, Blooms
And Vegetables
For Yule Season
According lo the calendar it
is winter time and Christmas has
gone with New Year’s just a few
days off. But the out-of-season
growths about Shelby, brought
about by weather that gave a
green Christmas instead of a
white, does not indicate it.
On Christmas day or on other
days of Christmas week the fol
lowing unusual growths were re
ported to The Star:
A ripe watermelon brought in
by A. G. White, C'herryville R-2.
Strawberry blossoms brought
in by J. Claude Weathers.
Nestor G. Hamrick, at I’en
ler's, selling Cleveland county
cabbage that came from the
plants from the regular crop
this year.
I
Odd Christmas Weather Prevailed
In Country; No Snow, No Icicles!
Santa Failed To Have Ice-Blanket -;
cd Whiskers As He Made His
('alls Friday
v . • .v • . j
Washington, Dec. 28. The weather]
as predicted rieclijied to display th«*j
Christmas spirit- Friday
From Alaska to Key West scarce-]
!y a thermometer read low enough:
to sprout an icicle on Santa’s
whiskers
8ome of the unseasonable pan
sies and violets that had started
life anew in this holly lime d'd‘
A
have a bit of a chili, however, for
the middle west was fanned by a
cool breeze during the holiday and
cooler weather was forecast for the
rest of the week-end.
Yet, up in st. Paul where zero
•*> no stranger on December day,
the merrcury was about 30 degrees.
It was 40 but not fair, along
Chicago's lake shore as cloud's
veiled the sun. That temperature
was approximately spread over
most of the north central United
iCOKTUU'BD on CAGE EtOHl ;
1
Cleveland Farm
Land Ranks 7th
In Value In N. C.
Land Worth $76.28
Per Acre
Nineteen Counties Have Ifijrhe*
Per Farm Value. New Han*
over Is lllthcr.
The average value of Cleve
land county farm land la S76.18
per acre and only six ul the I0I»
rnuntlcN In North Carolina have
a higher per acre land value,
according to the atatiatica of the
1330 agricultural census.
Although just six counties have a
better per acre value. 19 counties In
the state have h higher per farm
value
Four Ahead.
The six counties having higher
per acre value are New Hanover,
S129.31; Forsyth $98.29; Mecklen
burg. *87.17; Buncombe. *88.06:
Wilson, $86.04, and Pitt *77.78.
The average per farm value in
Cleveland county is *3.576, which
means that the average farm la
Cleveland is worth *500 more than
the average North Carolina farm,
which is valued at *3,018. The aver
age per acre value for the entire
state Is *46.75. or *30 per acre le.,«
than Cleveland county farm land.
Farm land value per acre in coun
ties neighboring Cleveland are Met
ed as follow's; Gaston *73.02, Cataw
ba *49.61. Lincoln *53.68, Burke
*39.67, and Rutherford *44.82.
Of the farm land values in the
state the University News letter
says:
New Hanover farmers upon an
average have the moat valuable
farms in the state, the farms hav
ing an average value of nearly seven
thousand dollars. New Hanover
1 «lso leads in value of form lane}
and buildings when reduced to a
per acre basis, the average being
nearly one hundred and thirfv
dollars per acre.
i Bnmjiwick county farmers aver
age the poorest In the state, their
farm land and' buildings averaging
less than sixteen hundred dollars
per farm, and barely over eighteen
.dollars per acre
Wliile the tendency Is for coun
ties to rank on a per acre basis
somewhat as they do on a p6r farm
basis, there are marked exceptions,
due to the differences In the six*
of farms. Thus farms In the cot
ton and tobacco belt have relatively
high per acre values, but usually
rank lower hi per farm values due
to the small size of farms. A farm
is the unit operated by a family,
and not a holding. Each tenant op
erates a farm.
During the last census decade
farm land and buildings have de
clined in value nearly two hundred
and thirty million dollars, or from
approximately four thousand dol
lars per farm to approximately
three thousand dollars. However,
this 1r offset to a large degree by
the Increased purchasing power of
ihe dollar. Undoubtedly there has
been a further reduction In farm
values during the last year and «
half
East Declines Most.
Ju*t as during the World war
values rose most rapidly in the
east, or cotton and tobacco coun
ties, so during the last decade farm
property has declined most rapid
ly in the same counties. In several
counties farm value have declined
more than fifty percent during the
decade. The following counties il
lustrate the trend in value of lano
and buildings in the cash crop belt.
Value Value
County per farm per farm
1930 1920
Edgecombe _ . . . *3250 *6,283
Greene . 2,942 6.814
Lenoir . .. 3,329 6,667
Nash ............ 2,649 6.665
Pitt . ......- 3.246 6,821
Robeson.. 2,724 5,187
Scotland . . 3,635 7.102
Wilson . .. 3,294 6,284
The greatest declines have be in
in the cash crop counties. A partial
explanation is the increase In ten
ant farms—that is, the practise of
dividing holdings into smaller ten
ant-operated tracts. the smaller
farm tending to be less valuable.
Complete First Tax
Round In Cleveland
Sheriff Irvin Alien and Chief
Deputy Ed Dixon completed their
first tax-collecting round Wednes
day of last weak. Collections were
fairly good, It was said, but not un
usually heavy. The final day of the
round was spend in PTo. 10 and tfo
1J townships. The best one-day col
lection was $700. Many times that
amount, however, have been collect
ed in the office here since the 1931
iax booin' were turned over to the
'heriff.
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