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VOL. XXXVIII, No. 48 SHELBY, N. C. FRIDAY, APRIL 8. 1932 (Published Monday, Wednesday and Friday Afternoons)
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Late News
Cotton, Spot ....___.... 6c up
Cotton Seed, ton i,.... S8.0*
Cloudy, Cooler
Today’s North Carolina Weather
Report: Cloudy with rain tonight
and possibly on coast Saturday
morning. Cooler in west tonight
and in South Saturday.
A Wife’* Life
Washington, D. C., April 8.—Mrs.
Herbert Hoover was ral'ed upon to
decipher her husband's handwriting
at a luncheon given yesterday by the
Teague of Republican Women. Mrs.
Frank Mondell .president of the
league, reading a greeting from
President Hoover to the 800 women
assembled suddenly halted, then
said helplessly: “I can't read his
writing.” Mrs. Hoover, seated at her
right, quickly came to her rescue:
then followed the reading of the
message with a greeting of her own.
46 Committeemen
Named In Schools
By County Board
Seven Named for Vacancies And
Others For Thre# Tear
Forty-six new school committee ■
men for the schools of Cleveland
county were named by the county
board of education at its meeting
this week
Seven of those named will fill
vacancies on boards caused by res
ignations or deaths while 39 we a
appointed to reguia: three-year
terms on boards where terms ex
pired for one or two members this
year. :
Those named to fill vacancies
Belwood, C. R. Dixon; Bethlehem,
Butler Dixon; Bethware. Howavd
Herndon; Elizabeth, \Y H. -Bordens;
Mt. Pleasant, H. T* Hamrick; Nc
3 township, S. L. libbers, Galtner
Three-Year Terms A
Those appointed to boards ,ior
three years were:
Beaver Dam, O. Z. Morgan: Boll
' Ing Springs. Graav McSwain;
County Line, Mike Wells; Casar, A
A. Parker and Avery McNeely;
Dixon, J. Beverly Patterson; Do -er
Mill, C. D. Hicks; Elisabeth, David
Allen; Flint Hill, Victor Byers;
Fallston, Ves Royster; Grover, J. L.
Herndon; Hayes, Rufus Bingham:
Hicks, E. H. Bridges. Holly Springs
J. D. Ellis; Lattimore, Dr. L. V.
Lee; Mooresboro. Will McBrayer and
R. G. Burrus; Moriah, Chas. Self;
Mt. Pleasant, D. B. Matheny; l'-o.
3 township, Jno. L. Borders and
Reuben McSwain; No. 8 township,
J. D. Lattiniore; Oak Grove, F. C.
Ware; Patterson Grove, Bun Pai
terson; Philbeck, W, A Cook; Pied
mont, Decatur Elmore and G, L.
Cornwell; Prospect, H S. Crawley;
Ross Grove, J. E. Blor.ton; Shang
hai, A. W. Wesson; Trinity, H. W.
McKinney; Waco, Raven Craft and
Well Carpenter; Zion, W. G. Wil
son; Park Grace, H R. Boheie-:
Poplar Springs, Paul Allen; Sharon
Solon Smith; Bethlehem, Clarence
Ledford; Palmer, Kester Hamrick
Try Answering
* These
Can you answer 14 of these test
questions? Turn to page 2 for the
answers. *
1. In what city is >he University
of Southern California?
2. To what country do the. Kurile
Islands belong?
3. In what state is the Yakiira
Indian reservation?
4. In what country is the city oi
5. Is Vice-president Curtis part
6. What American hero adopiec
the motto, “Be sure you are right,
than go ahead?”
7. What is the monetary unit o'
8. What surname aoes an illesi
timate child usually lake?
' 9. Name the largest park in St.
Tonis, Mo.?
10. Who is Anton j. Cermak?
11. Where was Mine. Nazimov,.
12. What is the nickname cl
Bobby Jones favorite putter?
13. Which was the latest stale
admitted to the union?
14. For what calendar period does
‘B. C.” stand?
15. Is Easter a fixed or movaole
feast day of the Christian churches?
16. How many times was Wood
row Wilson married?
17. What do butchers call meat
from sheep?
18. What are “shooting stars"?
19. What does “detour” mean?
20. What Is the offspring of a
horse and ass called?
Makes Airplane Trip
Mr. Raiph Hoey, ot Shelby, is ct
rweted to return to Charlotte today
after a round-trip airplane visit to
Detroit. Among the others in the
party making the trie were Miss
Mary Cannon, of Concord, and A.
jt. Kistler, jr., of Morganton.
DePriest Files
For U. S. Senate
InG.O.P. Voting
Shelby Man Enters
State Contest
His Formal Entrance Will Force
Jake Newell, Of Charlotte,
Into Primary.
George W. DePrie^l former She'.
by postmaster oral once chairman
of the Republican party In Cleve
land county, this went put up *60
and filed with the election boat !
as a candidate for (lie lUpublican
nomination to the Cnlted States
The filing off the 1 DePriest can
didacy in all likelihoou mean* thai
Jake F. Newell, well known Char
lotte attorney, will be forced Into
the June primary to content with
the Shelby man for the Republican
nomination. Newell had hoped to.
get the nomination unopposed, but
the entrance of another candidate
will place the nomination in the
hands of Republican voters.
“Rank And File”
“I am entering the race, at the
insistance of friends,” Mr. DePnest
states, "in order to give the rank
and file of the Republican voters
to say who they desire as their
nominee for the senate. My candi-i
dacy will also give the voters of Che ]
Republican party in North Caro
4ina (an opportunity to express
their opinion of promotion. One of
the Democratic candidates is run
ning on an anti-prohibition plat
form, thus giving that party toe
chance to express dieir views on
prohibition is the basic source of
are entitled to the same privilege
It is my opinion that what we coll
prohbition is the basic source of
our monstrous crime wave in which
racketeers and criminals make mil
lions each year. I intend to para
mount the prohibition issue because
of its economic and moral import
The Shelby Republican, it is un
derstood. will make several speeches
and carry his fight for the nom
ination into aif irjfc-r
Mrs. Moore Dies In
Eastside Village
Husband And Two Children Sur
vive. Funeral This After
noon At 2 O’clock.
Mrs. W. P. Moore died at .her
home in the Eastsid.: Mill village
Thursday afternoon at 5:30 o'clo:!;,
following an illness of three months.
.She was 28 years of age and is sur
vived by her husband and two Chil
dren, Lena and Coleen. Before mar
riage Mrs. Moore was Miss Ro-^ie
Padgett of Rutherford county and
most of her married life has been
spent in Shelby.
Funeral services were'conducted
this afternoon at 2 o’c'ock by Rev.
H. E. Waldrop and interment was
in Sunset cemetery, hour sisters and
one brother also survive: Mrs. Sara
Blanton of Spindale, Mrs. Docie
Brackett of Cliffside, Mrs. Veda
Lynckj of Spindale, Mrs. Massie
Brackett of Mooresviljie. J. Y. Pad
gett of Cliffside.
Piedmont Patrons
; ' To Meet Monday
All patrons - of the Piedmont
school district »re urged to be pres
ent at a call meeting to be held at
the High school auditorium Monday
evening at 8:00 o'clock. The pur
pose of the meeting is to discuss the
securing of an agriculture teacher
in the school.
Man Who Robbed Employer On Day
Of Funeral Jailed In Rutherford
Hold Boyd Lovelace On Charge He
Stole $500 While Utah Selvey
Attended Burial.
Rutherfordton, April 8.—Chief
Austin of Forest City, accompanied
by Cornelius Stacey, a taxi driver
of this place arrived here this week
with Boyd Lovelace, alias Steve
Lovelace from New Orleans where
he was arrested Friday night. Love
lace is “Charged with taking around
$500 from the home of Utah Selvey,
prominent farmer who resides near
Forest City, / while the latter was
attending the funeral of Max Smith
last Thursday. Lovelace purchased a
ticket in Forest City over the Sou
thern Railway to Blacksburg, 8. C.,
and there he purchased a ticket to
E! Paso, Texas. Officers secured this
information and the descrip
tion of Lovelace to New Orleans
where he was arrested when he got
.off to change trains.
Lovelace told officers that he had
an accomplice, who is being inves
tigated and that they got $205 in
cash each from the Selvey hom°.
Lovelace had $130 of the money on
his person when arrested. He was
lodged in jail here and will be giv
en a hearing in Recorder’s Court
Lovelace, who had been working
for Mr. Selvey for about five years,
was left at the home while the Sel
vey family attended the funeral.
Upon return of the family Lovelace
was missing, also a large strong box
in which Mr. Selvey kept his mon
ey and valuable papers. Neighbors
reported seeing Lovelace leave a
patch of woods near the house the
afternoon oi the funeral. The next
morning the box was found in the
woods open. Officers got busy and
soon located Lovelace. Mr. Selvey
had offered a reward for the re
turn of Lovelace.
Cleveland County Home For Aged
County’s Best Live-At-Home Spot
Model Institution Grow ns Own Food And Feed And Will
Grow No Cotton This Year.
Peculiarly enough C eveland coun
ty’s most successful live-at-home
fp.rm Is the home ot people woo
have no home—the county home
for the aged and infirm.
A tour of the county home budd
ings, barns and farms is a rare
treat in that it is a model institu
tion of which the lounty should be
proud. The erection, following a
fire, of several new. modem and
fire-proof brick butMlngs gave the
county home manager! John Ab
Borders, and Mrs. Borders a back
ground upon which to work out one
of the best kept and attractive sites
In the county.
Clean And Inviting
Just off highway 20. east of
Shelby, and a short distance from
the county fair grounds, the re
modelled county home plant is a
great improvement ever the old
Institution and will class with any
similar institution in the state. The
visitor is first impressed by the
cleanliness and attractiveness of the
outer buildings and grounds. The
walks and lawn are au clean as the
floors of the average home add
here and there ara' dotted with
flower beds and shrubbery and
more flowers and shrubbery are be
ing put out this spring.,The main
building, in which the manager and
his family live along with the agrd
white inmates is a nearly spotless
structure. The dining room of the
home Is a light, airy place and
spotless. On the main floor, too is
a reception room, in whici) are a
radio, piano, reading table and
othei' comforts. The tedrooms are
as clean and order! / as the bed
rooms In the best of homes—and
Were found so on a surprise visit of
inspection. On each floor are bath
rooms for both sexes and all In
mates are required to take or are
given a bath each week.
In the basement of the main
structure is the dairy plant and the
dining room of the short-term con
victs who work on the county home
farm, separate tables being provid
ed for the white* and blacks.
On the basement floor, too, is the
pantry—one of the most surprising
pantries in the county. It is fitted
with hundreds of jars and cans of
fruit, preserves, sausage, Jelly, mo
lasses, cherries, pickles tomatoes
and everything to eat. Every
thing in the pantry was produced
and canned on the farm and the
big quantity stored there now is
| what is left from daily consumption
islnce the last canning season.
No Cotton.
The inmates- of the home and the
working prisoners use approximate
ly 200 pounds of flour and 300
pounds of meal each week according
to Mr. Borders, and It was neces
sary to purchase very little last
year. This year it will not be ne
cessary' to purchase any wheat and
meal, because not a single pound
of cotton is to be grown on the
farm this year as every acre will be
given over to grain, corn and food
and feed crops.
Over 100 acres in the farm are
under cultivation and 75 acres are
already in a fine stand of wheat and
oats. Scattered over the other acres
are Irish and sweet potatoes, alfal
fa, soy beans, hay—in fact, every
thing to eat and feed. '
Negro Quarters.
Just across from the main build
ing is the brick building used as
quarters for negro inmates. This
building Is equally as spotless as the
imaln building and the inmates are
j clean and well kept.
! A third brick building is the
quarters of the farm prisoners. The
rooms are large and airy and clean.
The prisoners have a modern bath
room aa recreation room in
which there are tables and reading
Complete Plant.
Over the remainder of the main
■section is everything that could be
needed for a large farih. The home
(Operates its own laundry with a big
Fam Youth Tells Benefits Of
County Fair, 4-H Club Work
Forest City Woman
Will Share Fortune
Forest City, April 8.—Mrs. Belle
Gettys Duckett, widow of the late
J. Henry Gettys and wife of J. B.
Duckett, mall carrier here, will
soon become one of the heirs to
$100,000 according to word received
recently from attorney Gene Mag
ness of Newark. Ark. Mrs. Duckett
had an uncle, Geo. Oliver Magness
of Newark, Ark., and Texas who
left $100,000 in real estate and cash
to be shared by her and several
others. He was a widower'and made
his will before he died. As soon as
the estate can be wound up Mrs.
Duckett will get her share, which
should be from $15,000 to $25,000.
Auction Furniture
Sale At Best Store
Henry A. Mills who has been ap
pointed trustee of the John M. Best
Furniture Co. store on S. LaFay
ette street announces an auct: i
sale of the stock of furniture to
satisfy creditors. The stock is s&iU
to inventory about $30,000 and
everything will be jffered at auc
tion beginning next Tuesday, April
12th with two sales daily at 3 p. m.
and 8 p m. L. M. Swett will be the
auctioneer in charge.
Butler DUon Say* Too Mam
Farmers Kill Grass To Raise
Cotton To Buy Hay.
“Too many farmers wear them
selves out killing grtu>o to raise cot
ton to Buy hay,” said Butler Dixon.
Cleveland couhty’s mo6t systematic
farmer who spoke last night on the
agricultural program before the
Kiwanis club in its weekly lunci:
Club Boy Speaks
His son Basil Dixon age 12, hail
just told what the boy’s club work
had done for him. He is a member
of the Grover club and he told of
buying a pig, feeding it, weighing it
daily gain of one to one and a hah
daily gan of one to one an da half
pounds. Its sale ne ted him si5
Then he bought a pore bred naif
and the first year the calf wap
shown at the fair he won too
prizes. His second call won *45 of
the fair prize money and the th. t)
year $36 moore. The youth made
a hit as he recited the benefUs
club work had been to him.
Fertilises Pasture
.ms xainer, auuer jjixon, had not
expected to spegk, but when he w^s
called on and Introduced by Geoigc
Blanton as the most . systematic,
most diversified fanner in the
county, Mr. Dixon said he rals»j
only a bale of cotton for eael
member of the family He produce I
last year 405 bushels of com, 65
bushels of peas, 242 bushels of po
tatoes which he dec'ared to be a
good money crop. Last year he made
14 bales of cotton on 9 acres. Fi::ty
acres of his 70 acre farm is is coi
-tivation and he is perhaps the otUy
farmer in Cleveland who fertilizes
his pasture.
Dr. J. S. Dorton pointed out t'.'.e
dividends the countv fair is pay icy
in encouraging to make real farm
ers. “This is dividend enough and
accounts for the strides Clevela'-o
has made in agriculture. Scores of
boys like Basil Dixon are growing
up all over the count; as a result
of the encouragement they have re
ceived from the fai*- / said he.
E. L. Dillingham, teacher of ag
riculture in the .■f’olkville school
called attention to the co-operation
af the agriculture teachers ana
farm agents, the business men and
the farmers, all of whom are in
terested In the eomrjon cause of
better and more productive farm
Woman Shot By
Brother-In-L a w
Thursday Morn
Rutherford Woman Is
Tragedy Victim
Mr*. Alonso McSwain Klllrtf By
Bert McSwaln. Says Hi* Mother
Was Threatened.
Rutherlordton, April a — • Mrs.
Alonso McSwain. 37. mother of (wo
children, was shot and killed near
here yesterday by Bert McSivatn. 40,
1icr brother-in-law, who said she
had threatened his mother.
McSwaln used a small calibre
rifle. He fired one time and the
bullet took effect in the back of the
Woman's head. She died immediate
Pblice arrested McSwaln, who had
"been employed hn public works, and
lodged him in Jail where he wet
charged with murder. They said
there would be no inquest.
Alleges Threats.
In his cell here. McSwaln said his
sister-in-law had threatened his 76
year-old mother. Mrs. Millie Mc
Swain, several times and that when
the younger woman began her
abuses again he shot her.
Alonso McSwaln was not at home
at the time. The family, including
a sister, Minnie McSwaln, had liv
ed together for about three months
in a house three miles from high
way 20 between here and Forest
W. F. Toney, patrolman of Forest
City, arrested McSwaln shortly aft
er the killing and brought him to
Jail here. Toney said McSwaln told
him he was coming here to surren
der to officers.
Sheriff J. E. McFarland and Chief
of Police R. F. Austin, of Forest
pity, investigated the shooting and
said a rifle similar to one used in
the shooting was found in a brush
pile near the house.
Police said McSwaln had a good
reputation in this section. He is not
EUenboro Banker
Harrill Passes
j heading Business Man Dies At Agr
68. Father Of Mu. I1 pgram
Of Shelby.
A. Streety Harrill, 08, leading
j business man and banker of the
I EUenboro community, died at his
: home Wednesday night foUowing an
| illness of two weeks of .heart trou
Funeral services were held Fridav
I at 2:30 p. m. at Bethel Baptist
1 church, EUenboro.
Mr. Harrill was president of the
| Bank of Ellenboro, owner of a mer
[cantile establishment in EUenboro,
‘organizer and owner of the Sandy
Run poultry farm. treasurer and
deacon of the Baptist church, mcm
, ber of the Knights ol Pythias and
j the chamber of commerce and a
I leader in the fight M get the prey -
| ent EUenboro high school. Hit
[death cast a pall of gloom over the
Surviving are his widow, a son,
Vann Harrill. of EUenboro, a daugh
ter, Mrs. Percy Pegram, of Shelby
two brothers, the Rev. Z. D. H-»r
rill, prominent EUenboro minister,
and W. D. Harrill, of Davenport,
Fla., and. two sisters, Mrs. fcuth
Smith, of Crossville, Tenn., and
Mrs. Julius Beam, of Rutherford
Miss Mull Appointed
Queen For Carolina
Anderson, S. C., April 7,—Gov
ernor O. Jrfax Gardner today noti
fied Mrs. George F. Eogby, chair
man of. the Southern Cotton festi
val to be held here May 11 and 12.
he has named Miss Montf06e Mall
of Shelby, N. C., to represent Noah
Virginia and Alabama have a'
ready named their "Queens” for tne
event and preparations are well
under way.
Miss Mull's father is a large cot
ton farmer in Cleveland county.
She Is regarded as one of the pret
tiest young ladies in Western Car
Community Players
Comedy On Tonight
“Love-In-4-Mlst,” a three-act
comedy, Is to be presented at the
Central school auditorium in Shel
by tonight by the Community Play
ers, a Shelby dramatic organization
featuring the advancement of the
dramatic arts with loea! talent.
The cast includes seven people and
the settinga and scenery of the play
together with advance ticket sales
indicate that it will be witnessed by
a large house ^
Other Legion Posts Join Shelby Vets
In Attacking Bonus Stand Of Stevens
^ >n Legion Post And Oklahoma Legion Desires Full
Bonus Payment. Shelby Wire Sent.
The fight of the members of the
Warren Hoyle American Legion post
of Shelby for full payment of the
bonua to World war veterans Is be
ing rapported by many other posts
throughout the country.
Thursday the Shelby veterans sent
a wire to Senator Cameron Morri
son telling him that National Oona
mander Stevens was not expressing
the sentiment of the, rank nnd flic
of veterans in saying the bonus
should not be paid now.
Since then It has been learned
that the post of veterans at New
ton In Catawba county are also at
tacking Stevens' stand. A dispatch
from Newton says:
"According to officials of tlie post.
200 ex-service men were Interview
ed and the sentiment was that
Henry Stevens should resign as na
tional commander of the American
Legion because he betrayed the
American soldiers to monied Inter
At Oklahoma City Legion of
ficials have asked 22 other state
departments to call a meeting to
determine If Commander Stevens Is
expressing the will of veterans of
America in advising President Hoo
jver that the Legion is opposed to
soldier bonus legislation.
County Unable' To Defer Sale
Of Property Says Mr. Ryburn
Teachers Of County
To Gather Saturday
Will Be Last County Wide Mating
Of School Year o
, Here.
Shelby will be filled with scores
of school teachers Saturday.
At 10 o'clock B turday morning
the last ‘ county-wide session of
teachers for this year will be held
here. The meeting opens at 10
o’clock tn the Central high school
auditorium. J. H. Origg, county
superintendent, Skpects practically
every teacher In Cleveland to be
Mrs. C. C. Grigg
Is Buried Today
1 Eighty-Eight Tear Old Woman
t " .Succumbs After Long Illness.
Has Two Buns.
Mrs. Margaret, Eliza belli Grige,
wife of Chaunoey C. Grigg died
Wednesday morning sc 6:30 o’clock
at her home near New House at
the age of 88 years and 39 days
Mrs. Grigg had been in bad health
for four weeks but her ill health,
because of her advanced years, ex
tended over the past five years.
Before marriage shd was Mar
garet Elizabeth Philbeck and at the
age of 16 was converted at the old
Union Camp meeting. She held her
membership at Rehobeth Methcri
1st church and was a faithful at
tendant and consecrated Christian
Mrs. Philbeck had a wonderful
memory, an alert mind and an ac
tive body. She was thrifty and In
dustrious and was a devoted wife
and mother. Those who knew her.
loved her for her many noble qual
ities of womanhood.
Her husband who is one of t,he
most substantial farmers in that
section survives with two sons, Dar
gan E. Grigg of the Sharon com
munity, L. Z. Grigg ol New House,
eleven grandchildren and six great
grand cnildren. One full sister,
Mrs. Wm. Womack of Polk county,
one half sister knd half brother
Mrs. Rossle Bridges of Polkvil'.e
and M. P. Philbeck of Chase City
Va., also, survive.
PUneral services were held at
Rehobeth Methodist church this
afternoon at 2 o'clock with Rev
Mr. Barber in charge
Advertisements of Property for De
linquent Taxes Must Be Pub
lished May 9th.
Advertisement of property for
sale for delinquent county taxes
cannot be deferred this year. Coun
ty Attorney R. L. Ityburn has rul
ed in an Informal opinion deliver
ed to the Cleveland county board
of commissioners this week.
Last year the board of com mat
Btoners and the city council took
advantage of a statute passed by
the 1931 general assembly which
allowed tax levying bodies to defer
advertising property from May un
til October. and in some quarters
It had been intimated that the
commissioners duplicate their last
year's action this year.
No Extension Allowed. f
s\ County Attorney Ryburn, howev
er, held that the statute permit
ting tax bodies to defer advertising
property until the fall was for last
year alone arid consequently prop
erty must be advertised for taxes
this year In accordance with pre
vious procedure
The particular statute enacted
last year by the state legislature al
lowed governments to defer adver
tising property and provided that
Interest charges at the rate of 10
per cent a year should be added to
the tax from May until the date
when advertisements bhould be in
The latest date on which adver
tisements may begin In order to ap
pear for four consecutive weeks In
the month Is on May 9th, and It to
likely that the county will elect to
start advertising on that date.
Cooking School Is
Well Attended Here
Man? Shelby Women At School
Conducted By Mr*. Yates.
Prise* Given. t
The cooking school held three
days this week in the Woman's club
rooms and sponsored by Pendleton's
proved to be quite a success and
Was attended by many housewives.
The classes were conducted' by Mrs.
Beulah Mackey Yates, home eco
nomist of General Electric.
The grand prize, a mix master,
was won by Mrs. R. Q. Freeman,
of West Marion street. Other prize
vinners were: Mrs. R. R. Black,
Mrs. W L. Angel. MU® OUie Ham
rick, Mrs. G. A. Hoyle, Mrs. Oscar
Palmer. Mrs. W. H. Blanton, Mrs.
\V: F. Mitchell. Mrs. R. Z, Riviere,
Mrs.-Dewey Hawkins, Mrs. L. L.
Sloop, Miss Mamie Jones, Mrs. L.
P. Holland, and Mrs. J. A. O'Leary.
Mrs. John F. Gordon, of Klmbell
W. Va.. is lie re visiting her sister
Mrs. Renn Drum and Mr. Drum
Hoey Thinks Roosevelt To Win
Nomination; Garner Running Mate
Clyde Hoey Say* New lorker Has
Big Lead And May Have Garner
As Running Mate.
Charlotte. April 8—Franklin U.
Roosevelt has a great lead and in
all probability will be selected as
the Democratic nominee for the
presidency, with John Garner of
Texas Is his probable running mate,
in the belief of Clyde Hoey. veteran
Democratic leader of Shelby and
former representative.
Mr. Hoey, who has recently re
turned fr<jrm Washington, where he
went during the bitter tax fight in
congres^. was in Charlotte for trial
of a case In federal court .*
Trend For Roosevelt
The trend ls%very definitely to
wards Governor Roosevelt, and is
believed in the national capital that
it will take a liberal '•'emocrat of pis:
type to carry the western state? «<
cording to Mr. Hoey.
"The democrats are normally in
the minority in this country.' he
siid. "In order to win an election, it
is necessary (or us to select a man
who will draw the vote of the in
dependents and many who are nor
mally republican.
In (act, many of the western pro
gressives have indicated very strong
ly that they are depending upon the
democrats to put forth such a man.
Otherwise ^hey have intimated they
will put a Third party ticket in the
field.” -
Expects Garner To Ron.
Mr. Hoey believes Representative
Garner, who has create a great
following, many of whom are’active
ly favoring his candidacy for the
presidency, will accec the comma
tion for vice president if he fails to
win the majority prize and is off
ictwnouBP os pack rar. ./
If-U J II--, Jl[IL'JiMJI
Candidate For
Coventor Will
Speaks Monday
Chringh&u* To Speak
^Monday Night
Karmen Expected To Hear Him A.,
Hf Favors Revaluation.
At 8 O’clock.
John C. B, Ehrjnghaus, 0f Eliza
beth City, candidate for the Demc
cratlc nomination lor governor U
North Carolina, will speck In the
court house in Shelby Monde v
evening at 8 o’clock.
rt will be the first public spec -h
delivered here during the cam
paign by a candidate (or governor,
Popular Here
Mr. Ehringhaus has spoken in
Shelby several ttmec in
years and Is a favorite with many
people. His last public appearance
here were In the campaigns of 1933
and 1930. An eloquent speaker Wit.:
a pleasing personality and a thor
ough knowledge of public mattei >.
it is expected that ne will be heard
by a large audience.
It was predicted litre this wed:
that his hearers will include many
farmers as In a recent speech Mr.
Ehringhaus, terming himself Vn
Irish potato fanner as well as a
lawyer, came -out for a revaluation
of property.
Years ago Mr. Elmnghaus \v«t
solicitor of his district, but has not
been an office-holder since and Is
now seeking his first public office
His supporters claim that no other
party leader of the same age ha
done more work for the Democra
tic party.
$800 Given In
Suit Of $20,000
Dr. Ilk-ks Suit Compromised. Kings
Mountain Boy Gets SI,500
Fur InJuiy.
The suit of Or. R. C. Hlcttt
Shelby dent!?., against the city of
Gastonia, in which damages of
*20.000 were asked, was compromis
ed In superior court here this week
for a sum of *800. The plaintiff
was represented by Clyde R. Hoev
end D. Z. Newton.
Dr. Hicks was psUnfully injure*'
when his car was wrecked after
having struck a concrete traffic
signal base at the entrance of the
Wilkinson boulevard in East Ck
tonia. He underwent treatment nr
a hospital there for several weej
following tl:e accident.
Other Cases
Tire largest sum received in juu- ■
ment was given to Prank Bridg*.
Kings Mountain youth, who wsr
badly injured when hit by an a t •
tomobile driven by D» R. E. Vo'.'
ner, of Asheville, on October 14.
1931. In a compromise action win
the company under which Pi
Vollner was insured the youth, suing
through his father, Luther Brid
ges, received $2,25* 20. The bovs
leg was broken and he was other
wise injured.
The *10,000 suit of * Mrs. L. V
Lawing, Of Kings, Mountain, again?
the Randolph Bottling company
w'as compromised for *200. The suit
was filed following a collision be
tween a bottling truck and tl.?
Lawing car at High Point.
It was believed chat the t" >
weeks 'court session, presided over
by Judge P. A. McElroy. would comt
to an end this afternoon.
Cotton Growers
Plan Election
| Delegates Will Be Voted I’pon Here
April 12th For Con
Cleveland county members of the
North Carolina Cotton Growers as
sociation will hold .their annual
primary convention here Tuesday,
April 12. at 11:00, S. P. Jones, field
representative in this section, an
nounced today.
The purpose of the primary is to
elect delegates to the fourteenth
district convention which will be
held here Thursday April 14, to
name nominees to be voted upon
for director of this district, one of
the association's 14 directoral dis
tricts. .
Z. C. Mauney, oi Shelby, is pres
ent director of the district which hi
eludes Cleveland, Lincoln, Polk
Gaston tnd Rutherford counties.
The state cotton issodatlon, now
in its second decade of service to
rural North Carolina, has a present
membership of more than 13000

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