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Do Your Easter Shopping With The Merchants Who Offer You Special Bargains In Today’s Star—Prices Have Not Been Lower In Quarter Centurv
Late News |
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button, >p»t ____ 7c and up
Cotton Seed, per ton ........ SlO.Of
Today's North Carolina tVeathe
Brport: Mostly cloudy and probably
nut In extreme east poilion tonight.
’’Thursday generally fair, little
change in temperature.
Woman In Coma
For 72 Hours
Mrs. Sarah Emery who was crit
ically injured Sunday afternoon
when hit by an automobile near inc
t levelatid counlv-Soutii Carol!* a
line, is still uncourcious ai the Shei
by hospital. This aflcrn.icn at 3
o'clock she will have been uncon
M-ious for 77 hours and her condi
tion is extremely critical. She ran
into the side of a Gaffney boy’s
auto in an attempt to bees her lit
tle daughter, who had uni into tlx-. 1
load, from being iiit. The little gtti
and her brother arc at the county *
18 Years For 26
In Federal Court
Longest Sentence Is Two Years.
Court Term To Auji nm This
la cases disposed oi sc far In
Federal court here this week sen
tences given 26 delen lauts totallei
18 years and three mouths. X:.e
two larger lines imposed by U. S.
Judge E. Y. Webb totalled $350.
The longest term meted out was
' VO years at Atlanta lor Alonzo
Butler of Burke county. The next
longest term was the If months at
Atlanta given Kidney Wilson, of
Rutherford, county, and the tnlrci
longest term was 15 months giver.
Barney G. Mathes, <>I Bnike. There
were eight sentences Imposed of a
ear apfl a day each, some at At,
ianra, otilers at Chiiucothe and
others at the Washington training
The court term, which when it
convened Monday faced a grind'of
around 100 cases, a majority of
them dry law violations, will in all
probability adjourn this afternoon.
Prison and jail .sentences and
fines imposed up until noon today
Sanford McNeely, Burke county
Dewitt Smalley. Rutherford, year
aud a day at Chlliicclhe, Ohio.
M. M. Stewart, Eurke, seven
months in jail.
Geo. Bradshaw, Burke. four
Wm. Abernethy, Burke, four
Joe Abernethy, Burke, four
Barney G. Mathes Burke, la
months at Atlanta.
Earl Alexander. Burke, year atj
Washington Training •school
Wm. .Stewart, year and day at
Holden Lane, Bark*1 lour monins.
Girthie Branch, Burae year aad
a day Chillicothe.
Charlie Cline, burke year and a
day at Chillicothe.
Reid Friday, Gaston four months.
Sam Moore, Eutne-.Rid; thJ V
months and S150 fine
Reed Hamrick, Rui.bcr.tord, thre-‘
Raleigh Lynch, Rutherford, $300
Luther Brittain. Buike, five
Horace Brittain. Bvke, five
John Hildebrar.i. Burke, six
Lloyd Cloningei, drasicn, five
Cletus Cline, Gaston, tour months.
Woodrow Birchtield, Cleveland,
tear and a day at Washington train
Fred Kiser, Rutherfovl, year a,tf
a day at Chillicothe, 0
Ridney Wilson, Ruih: rfor,d 15
months at Atlanta.
Alonzo Butler, Burk: two years
Ray Butler, Burke seven months
in Burke jail.
Lois Lynch, Rutherford year and
e day at Atlanta. ~
Bible Classes Will
Go To Prison Camp
A religious service will be cou
ducted Sunday afternoon at four
o'clock at the state prison camp
just east of Shelby. The service
will be Jointly conducted by the
Hoey Bible Mass of Central Meth
odist church and the Newton class
of the First Baptist cnurch. E. B.
,'arrett, president Of the Newton
T class, has charge of the program.
*r.d Prof. Horace Grigg, of the Hoey
class, will be the speaker. There
Will be special music by quartets
from each class. A feature of the
■sendee will be the presentation of
2ft te'Caments fo the prisoners,.
County Cotton Crop In \
1931 Set New Record
1931 Crop Totalled
Final Ginning Report l uts List
Cotton Year Ahead of Record
B.v 1,000 Bairs
The 1031-1933 cotton crop in
Cleveland county established a
new record production for the
state's larcest cotton-growing
county, according to the final
ginning report of the year giv
en to The Slar today hy Miles
H. Ware, special agent
The final repoi t .sin \V£ 84,578
bales ginned in the com ty in what
is called the 1931 crop Tills it, 1,
793 bales more than the 03.785-bcVe
crop of 1930.
The last ginning ltDort before
the final covered the gtr.auig to
January 16 at which lime 64,ltl
bales had been ginned, wi tch mean
that 467 bales have over, ginned
since mid-January. Cotton buyers
here say that a quantity of cotton
in the county nas never been car
ried to the gin
, On IiCss Acreage
The new figuies are approxi
mately 1,000 bales higher than the
largest crop producec heretofore in
Cleveland. The record crop was
produced on leas acreage than any
crop in the last five yeuts. This was
due to an unusually excellent cot
ton season which booster the coun
ty's per-acre production as well os
Perry Holland j
Funeral Today |
well Known larmei Of Lattimo,"-,
Section Died Early Tuesday. i
Burled At Sandy Hun.
Mr. Perry Morgan Holland, ag- i;
74, known fanner af.thc Lat«-!
more section, died of k'ca.ey troubl. !
at his home about 3.30 Tuestra
Funeral service? were held this*
afternoon at 2 o'clock a." Sandy Run j
church, Mooresooro. conducted b,
Rev. I. D. Harrill.
Mr. Holland was u native o; |
South Carolina but had bred in the1
Lattimore section of thus county for!
many years and was a popular and!
leading citizen. He was u member;
of the Sandy Run church.
Three wives preceded him to the
grave. The following children sur
vive: J. F. Holland, Mr.;. \es Jones,
Mrs. George Towery and Mrs. Grady
Lovelace, all of Laun.iore; Onzft
Holland, of Charlotte, and Mrs. Ed
VanDyke, of Mt. jGuca. Surviving
also are 31 grandchilai en and frur
Have Play April 8
Shelby Dramatic Organization To
Comedy In 3 Acts
The next presentation of tne
Shelby Community Players, popu
lar dramatic organization will be
on Friday evening, April 8, it wa.
announced this week.
The presentation will be a three- j
act comedy entitled "Love-In-A-)
Mist.” It is the third public pro
gram of the Community Players
and much interest awaits the show
Members of the organization who
will play lead roles are Miss Mary
Brandt Switzer. Mrs. W. D. Bab
ington, jr., Miss Isabel Hoey, Hariy
Speck, jr., E. O. McGowan, M«ss
Carobel Lever, and Charles L. Keei.
Shelby’s Twin Of
Here is the adopted Shelby your, -
ster that has attracted some attcn-,
tion because of the close resem-1
blance to the kidnapped Charles
Lindbergh, jr. So much dots Bobby
Jean Camp resemble the kidnapped
boy that officers were called a tew '
days after the kidnapping and told
the child was in Shelby. He la 20
months old. the samr as little
Lindy; weighs 26 1-2 pounds, a hall
pound less than the kidnapped bOj,
has burly blonde hair and blue eyes.
He was adopted in Charlotte around
a year ago by Mr. and Mrs. \u
Camp, who live at the northern
edge of Shelby. (Photo bv EHM
Will Succeed Dr. Wall At Bolling
Sprints At Close Of School j
i Photo on Pate Five)
Rev. J. L. Jenkins, well known
Baptist minister, has been elected1
president of Boiling Springs junior
college, this county# The- public
announcement was made today by
Postmaster J. Hi Quinn, oi Shelby,
head or the college board
Rev. Mr. Jenkins win assume the
duties of the oifice at,the close of
the present school year, late in
May dr the first of June. He suc
ceeds Dr. Zeno Wall, pastor of the
Shelby First Baptist cnurch, who
resigned because of his duties as
pastor did not leave i .in enough
time to give what ne considered
proper attention to the college.
The new president ia a graduate
of Wake Forest and o? the South
Baptist Theolog.vat Seminary
at Louisville. For two ano a hah
years he was state evangelist for
North Carolina and for four yeaw
was pastor of the First Bapt'st
church at Umatilla, Fla. He came
from Florida to tne pastorate of me
Boiling Springs church five years
ago. He will continue to serve as
pastor there after assuming the
Another move made by the trus
tees at the'time Presiaent Jenki is
was elected wa 3to reduce the ex
penses of the junioi coi.ege. Next
year the full cost, fees, room, board,
etc., for each student for the ,'uil
school yeer will be only $525.
Three Railroad Men Injured When
Auto Hits Railway Car On Crossing
Bridge .Supervisor Arm Helpers In
jured Near Mooresbcro Mon
day In Hospital Here
Three railroad men, one sup
ervisor of bridges lor the South
ern system, arc in the Shelly
hospital from injuries received
late Monday afternoon when
their railway' motor ear was
struck by an automobile on r.
Southern crossing near Moores
boro, this county.
The injured art: C. W, Mc
Alheney, Rock Hill, bridge sap
ervlsor, who has a broken bone
in his foot; L. L. Tucket
Blacksburg, bruises about the
body and head; and Little
john. veteran negro railroad
worker of Blacksburg, with a
The accident look place about
5:30 Monday afternoon. Ac
cording to information given
The Star the railroad men were
out on an inspection flip. Just
as their railroad motor car
reached the crossing near
Mooresboro an automobile driv
en bv * young man named
Harris, of the Mooresboro Sec
tion, also reached the crossing
The two cars crashed and the
three railroad men were injur
ed. So far as The Star could
learn the driver of the sutemo
bile was not injured Respon
sibility for the« unusual colli
sion could not or learned tndne
Find Voters Not
14 Candidates In County Camps is n
Bat little Interest Shown
Judging by the inability of more
than a dozen candidates to stir up
any noticeable interest there i» a
political depression on in Cleveland
With the primary only two and a
half months off there Is leas politi
cal talk and enthusiasm evident in
the county than in. many years .and
it a year,' too, in which a president
and a governor are to be elected.
Fails To BoB.
Some weeks ago when candidates
.first began to announeeiorcounty
races indications-wfre'tflat it would
be another ofie of those warm po
litical campaign* in a cofmty that
heretofore has taken politics ser
iously. But with one candidate and
then another announcing, public
interest seemed to wane. The origi
nal Interest, it appeared, was mere
ly curiosity as to what men would
run and what would Hot. Now that
the lists are pretty well filled gtod
only a few more entrant*, expected
there is little or no political talk to1
be heard. . A i
The 14 announced county candi- I
dates seem to realize it and for fhe
last week at least have been wit
ting around to "see the folks.” Tpis
activity, though, seems to hjfce
made no great impression. The p|b
ple do not seem in the mood to tilk
politics Just now and refuse to be
To Warm Vp let.
Some of the county's veteran po
litical observers say. however, that
the lull now means heated interest
in the closing weeks of the cam
paign. When a campaign warm* up
< cotrrwtrxD on psqe snt.il 4
Meet April 1st
Coant} Convention Wd Be H* W
Heee April 1. Precinct Con*
ventions March 26.
H. Clay Cox. chairman of the
Cleveland count? Rcpuolican execu
tive committee, was down this
week, from Mars Hill where he has
his children in school, to call the
Republican county convention to
be held In Shelby, April 1, and the
precinct conventions throughout tne
county on Saturday, March 26.
F. B. Hamrick of Boiling Springs
and Charlotte, is tho secretory of
the local Republican executive com
The county convention to be lyuc*
ip Shelby on Saturday. April 1, at
2 p. m. will elect delegates to 11 .u
Republican state convention wh'ch
meets in Charlotte "u April 14 .'i
and to the comgressiona. convention
which meets in Marshall on Apiil
2 and to the senatorial ana judicial
conventions to be called later a-.vi
to elect a county executive commit
ted to serve for the next two years.
-The precinct conventions through
out the county are called to meet
at various places on Saturday, Mar
26 at 3 o'clock 16 appoint delegates
to the county convention which
meets here April ,1 at 2 p. m. Pre
cinct executive committeemen will
also be elected to serve fer t.ie
next two years, one member to be
designated as precinct chairman
and one as secretary. Mi. Cox asks
that the secretaries send a full re
port of them precinct meetings to
the county conventions.
In Entire County
AU Public Roads Are Being Un
measured By State Highway
All public roads in ^ClevtHuud
county are being re-'oggeu, accord
ing to Information learned toduy
from W. A. Broadway, cfeunty revd
supervisor. In tills survey all pub
lic roads will be rc-measuied, show
ing the mileage, together with the
location and full description and
capacity of ail bridges Jn the coim
Mr. Broadway !et it be unck r
stood that no private toads would
be Included. Just what the re-loa
Sing will be if sea for is not learn
ed, but all roads in division E, di •
trie I No. 2 are to be included in me
turvey which il! «fo»rt in a ft
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Tornado Death Toll Reaches Near 300 In
Southern States; Great Property Damage
Windstorm Lashes Edge Of County
Shelby School Children To Get
Friday And Monday As Holidays
Easter means four consecu
tive days of no school to near
3.50# Shelby school children
From the office of the city
system It hi announced that
Friday and Monday will be
given aa Easter holidays for
the schools. The system will
“close for the week at the end of
the regulation day Thursday
and open again ne> t Tuesday
The holidays. the fust sliiw
the twrgtmihiK of the SWtMW*
semester. wtO give out-of-town
teachers an opportunity to go
to their homes for a lull week
end, or to spfnd Raster nt othe
Deep Spirituality And Large
Crowds Mark Three Revivals On j
At Local Churches This Week
Revival Climax On Kast< r Sunday
At First Baptist. Central And
Large crowds and doe*, spiritu .!
ity mark the three revival meetings
on at the First Baptist, Central and
LaFayette street MeUlisfct church
es this week. The meetings will cli
max on Easter Sunday when it if
expected that many new members
will be added to the church rolls.
Dr. Wall is preaching each morn
ing at a! 45 minute set vice in one
of the department rooms at tlie
First Baptist and a van* tacn even
ing in the main auditorium, follo.v
ing group meetings in four different
class rooms. The attendance is be
yond expectations at each of cm
meetings and the sermoi s have an
appeal and a human touch that is
characteristic of Dr. Wgh in all o!
his melanges. Already 17 new mem
bers have been received into yin
church aud many others are in
This morning lns Minicct was
“Mending Our Nets” in which lie ap
pealed to his hearers to mend their
lives, discard finery ny.:\ Mimptuous
living in order to render a service
to: others less fortunate * 1
Hoey Oars Atii nds.
One of the largest r.wds that
has yet attended the Central Metm
odist revival, gathered last night
when the Hoey Bible ciasc attended
tn a body_ and occup-co fully half
ICOIV] ajCIu ON PAOB TWIEtVRj
Was 50 On Tuesday
Raleigh, March 23.—Gov. O.
Max Gardner was 50 years old
North Carolina's chid exeeo
tlve, now In the last year of J>ls
four-veer term, spent the dav
quietly ■ at. the executive man
sion bet Mrs. Gardner had a
cake with 50 candles on it to
commemorate the eveuc
The governor’s health Is goon
and he said lie weighed about
10 or 15 pounds more iban hr
did ’when he look otfb r
Turn Crodwg Away
From 4th Pageant
"Heaven Bound, u.e stirring ut>
«ro pageant featuring tie favorite i
negro spirituals and ferrying a'
moral lesson, was pres.-* ted for tire
fifth time in bhelby las’, night and
people were turhed awnv fur lack
This time. the pageant was pre
sented ip the South baelby school
building under the auspices of ha
Eastern Star The leveipts were
about $95, which amount was d>
vided equally between the Eastern
Star and the colored schools, after
expenses were paid. Feople came
from far and near and the aur! -
tarium was not only filleo to capa
city, but many of the late comers
could not get in. The performance
was up to standard in every wuy
and greatly enjoyed.
The Eastern Star will present the
pageant again Friday night of this
week in the school auditorium at
Lattimore. beginning at U o'clock.
| Other engagements m U.and ad
joining counties are being worked
Stock Killed Just
Over In Cherokee
Tornado Krtnwim Hite .n buffalo
Broad Rival feeler Ketih Of
■ Tlte u,mad»- whim s»ffiaf -i
iwary toll of life a no proporty In
Southern sfeate e*rij Tutsdey
morning struck within a mile or so
of Cleveland county ann old consid
Between'midnight mu.' one o'clock
in the morning the uhavy wind
wooped down on di. „._rt hern edge
oi Cherokee county tietween toe
Cle\ eland coutny,. Uni u«o Blacks
At least 10 houses Darns weie
levelled by the tierce wind, two
mules and one cow were killed, and
there was much other property
damage <n addition to hundreds <4
trees being b.-owu dowa
Teds Of Dan.rgi.
L J. Roberts, man carrier on
Blacksburg Route 1 wa ; in duelbj
yesterday afternoon wai gave no
tails of the early morr 1114 otorm.
iCprermuED f>:« (•Aon twelve .>
Piedmont Cafe To
Goes From Marlon Striet To Old
I nlon Trust Site On
The Piedmont cafe, operated by
Mrs. B. C. Houser, will move late
this month from the preterit Marion
street location to the old Union
Trust building on the Warren-La
Fayette street corner on the south
west side of the court square. Mrs.
Houser hopes to be in her Her- lo
cation by the first.
The Piedmont, one ot tire city's
mbst, popular eating places, has
been operated for file vestry by Mis.
I Houser at the present location ad
ioining the Webb theatre
The Star’s Pink Edition Heralds
Easter Wear At Bargain Prices
Easter Chopper* Will Kind M. r
rhandiso Cheap* r lUun It llav
Been For vlan. Years.
Easter .shoppers wiri iota wearing.
apparel and general merchanaise!
cheaper than it has been for a]
quarter of a century of more, thus!
enabling the public to put on a!
real Easter parade at b -modi rats!
Spring wear lot ocU sexes has;
been featured for se.'erai weeks be
cause of the spring-list weather.!
but special bargains are offered >or
the remainder of tnis week ic.r
those who want to bu< a new
spring outfit la-fore Eastei usltots
in a real change of seasons
Shop '"imlow And sto . art r*
ea with templing styles and attrac
tive prices and merchant are tea
Hiring Easter apparel in The Star a
pink edition today m the hope of
making the remaining three days of
this week, a period of buying and
The Star appears loony printer)
Oil pink paper. This fc the firs'
time in The Star’s 38 years of e<
isrenee that ihe entire paper nas
been printed on pink. pape
Throughout the twelve pages will
be found an array of bargains never
before offered the public. The
twenty thousand reader will do
their shopping through The Star's
columns, then visit the stores for
ihe next •three days to partake of
ihe bargains that are, offered for tire
Heavy Blow By
220 killed There,
(Irortia l>r»1h Tell 34.— fwo Kjlli‘1
In !<lparlantmrK County.
I «nno«M» Hit. . • ’ •
(First Photo* Of Storm 'Ji. Be hib*
ItAheii in This Sectn.il Art on Par
Birmingham,. Aw., ^rcU 33..
Five ..out hern state# liftr nig. ;
counted a total of 273 pfrsuns «.i. ;
ed. more tiuui 2.300 other* lnjur-Td
and made homeless, uric viewer
unastimated property damage cau.
tid by a senes of tonntdbes tnrr
struck, numerous oomnu.m',es Mon
day night and early Taefday. *
The storm struck trnh its great
est fury in Alabama, leaving ii
dead tuid many tyun&Mlv of other
Injured and nomeh&o Building
were literally tom t£ pieces and ths
dying and injured thrown to the
mercy of the elements, heavy down
pours of rain .xcompanled ' the
wind ajid lightning ar-‘ added to
the *iimness of one of the south
In Oeorgia 34 person.- a ere kth
id. Teuneasoe counted li dead whip
Kentucky and South Cm clina had
two rieatlis each.
Not. until brokfn eouimunJeatlon
Hires were restored was the full ex
tent of vUe storms toll leurned.
The twisting winds shuck first
near Marion, then at KOrtl -art.
both In tiie west central portion ov
the state. Twenty-nine were kiUco
;»t Northpnrt and-scorer were ic
Jjured. At Marlon 18 were Itilp, .
Tlie storm then sppeared at Dcm . ■
polls, Faundsdate. and hmdsSo, ah
hi the same area. It struck next 3»:
the central portion, sweeping over
the towns <>r BMftax, COumbla-x
Thorsby, and other communities.
It Dead tn Tenner tee
• At the .-amc time a tornado dtp
ped down on a half dozen common
hies ip Tennessee. Five no rubers cf
.COJfMfKUgb OS rtSflinv*.
Cun yon answer iourwen of these
Vit Questions? Turn to page 3 lor
the answers. >
1. Do enlisted men in the army
and utr-.-r aviation service receive
extra pay? ' - : , , .
2. What is-.the Spanish for " Hal
lo?’’ ■ . . >■ . -
3. In what valley is the city vat
4. tin what musical show a as the
song: ‘I Pound,a Million-dollar Baby
in the Five and Ten Cent Store?**
ft. Oi what_ country is Northwest
Territory a political .rubd^vivion?
6. What, year between 1896 and
190*'. was a leap year?
. 7. In what t ea is the island of El
8 Who was the last Emperor bt
9. Where is tiie state University of
10. Which is the larger dirigible,
tllie Akron or the Los Angeles?
11. Where Is the first airplane
! that was built by the Wright Broth
j era now?
12. Who wrote 'pracula?'
. 113. In w hat country is the Hindu
| religion widespread?
14. Who built the steamboat
15. What is a peon?
16: Is there life on the moon?
1". Wliat is “second growth* tim
18. What does "Ltd.” stand for
after the names of English com
19. Is there a federal law against
! hdrse racing? - -J*
! • 20. Where was the SesquirCenten.- ,,
! nial exposition held?
He Grow* Hi* Own
Miles F. Harrekon o! near-. Wae*
grows his own tangerines. Of csurs*
they are^not as 'arge as the Me
ld* fruitT but the;' haw the sain*
fine flavor and color and the font
year old bush make* a beautiful or
nament. It Is four feet high and
this year had 40 tangerines. T5i«
: largest Were the sfeft of an esc.
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