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By RENN OKI >i.
Horace Grlgg, head of the county schools, does vurything left
handed except, shoot marbles. TTie marbles rage came along in his
boyhood Just when his left hand vas injured. He had to play so he
learned with his right hand.Col. John W. Han-ebon, native of
the Lawndale section, who heads the department of comervation for
North Carolina, went trout fishing Mu week for the first time in his
life despite the fact that his department supervises fishing etc. . . .
A Shelby man who listed his taxes last week is still scratching his head
over an incident in the listing. The lister took down the items with a
red pencil. Figuring that the tax-payer was in the red or that the
county was going to be? ... . Ebeltoft died four years to the day after
he permitted electric lights to be installed in his book store ... . There
were more seduction charges on the court records of Cleveland county
hi ore year just after the Civil war than in 10 years nowadays . . .
The new Woman's club building at Kings Mountain promises to be an
unusually attractive gathering place.There Is one person In
Cleveland county for each square mile in North Carolina. What ,s
North Carolina’s area in square miles? ..... A member of the firm
of a Shelby storg said today that “we had two of the best trading days
last week that we’ve had since way back before I heard that word de
pression” .... Whoops! .... Wonder how many times the seeds and
beans in the display counter in front of Suttle’s have lore fingered?
. . . Three members of The Star force entered the Cleveland Springs
golf tourney last week—and three members of The Star foice lost
On which side of the court house do the hands of the town clock reg
ister 4 o'clock at all hours of the day? ... Frank Hamrick and F. R.
Sanders have never explained why Shelby has no Chinese laundry . . .
Jim Reynolds, the Carolina theatre man, once made puns about his
golf game and then last week won nine consecutive boles in the local
tournament. As hot, we d say, as Greta, Marlene or any cf the slzilers
he exhibits .... The tree-sitter’s pear tree is in bloom .... It's two
to-one you cannot tell off-hand how many rooms the^e are in the
county court house .... If this corner would publish r.'.l the various
candidates tell us about their opponents, what whoopee v.e'd have be
fore one of the undertakers got a Job.
WHY SO MANY t»EATHS
IN MONDAY ISSUES
Concerning this department’s reference recently to the numerous
deaths always recorded in Monday issues of The Star, Eugene Ashcraft
writes the following in his Monroe Enquirer column:
“No doubt the reason so many persona die over the week-end is
that they eat too much and get too little exercise on Sunday.”
The tip is gratis and we hope the undertakers do hot get riled' at
A reader, signing as "Pinky,” thinks the following woulc enliven this
A man who had been a guest at a fashionable hotel was paying
his bill. He looked up at the girl cashier and asked what it was she
had around her neck.
“A ribbon, of course,” she said. "Why?”
“Well,” he replied, “everything is so high around here that I thought
perhaps it was your garter.”
DO NOT READ
Ask the average man why he married and sec what he says when
the assurance is given that his reply will not reach the ears of his wife.
Some month; ago a student of social problems sent cut a list of
questions, One inquiry was: “Why did you marry?
Here are some of the answers:
X replied: “That’s what I’ve been trying lor 11 years to find out.”
W. answered: “Married to get even with-my mother, but never have.”
C wrote: “Because Sarah told me that five other young men had pro
posed to her.” B's response ran: "Her father thought eignt years court
ship was about enough.'” H replied: “I was tired of buying ice creams
and candies and going to theatres, and wanted a rest. Have saved
money.” J merely wrote: “Please don't stir me up.” O answered: "Be
cause I hadn't got the experience I have now." A's reason went thus:
“Because I wanted a companion of the opposite sex. **. S—She is still
opposite.” Karl said: "I yearned for some company. We now have it all
the time." C. H. was brief: “So you're wondering, too.' And M .wrote
this: “Because I asked her if she’d have me, and she said. 'Yes.’ I’ve
been had ever since.”
did you know
—That Judge Harwood, now serving a sentence, pre»'.ded over a
Superior court term in Shelby not so many months ago and that his
flaughter, also in the State prison and a handsome ;ht was a close
friend of a prominent Shelby girl?
—That years ago, in 1902, The Saturday Evening Posi carried an
article In which it was related that the son of Rev. Tom Dixon, preacher,
lecturer and novelist, told his dad that he was “more interested in the
almighty dollar than the Almighty"?
“Three New Club Members Added.
Mis* Wilson Operated On. Mr:
(Special to The Star.l
Pallston, April 19.—On account
of the illness of Mrs. Wallace, the
regular meeting of the home eco
nomics club has been postponed to
Friday April 29th. All members
please take notice.
Mr. Ralph Yoder delightfully en
tertained a number of his friends
on Saturday evening with a party,
Progressive conversation and maviv
other interesting games were en
joyed. Delicious refreshments were
The Home Makers club met on
Friday afternoon with nine mem
bers present. Three new members
were added. They are Misses Pearl
Cornwell. Madeline Porter and
Martha Palls. Salmon salad, lemon
pie and coffee were made and serv
ed This club is planning to give a
play in the near future.
Mr. C. S. Hendrick of Beams Mill
spent Wednesday n'Kbt with Mr
*nd lirs. Roy Wilson.
Miss Pearl Murray of Greens
|»oro visited Mr. and Mrs. M. L.
Mr. and Mrs Richard Moore and
i family oi’ near Rutnerioraion visit* ■
ed Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lee |
Mr. and Mrs. Rob Cline and little
son, Bobby, were dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Gettys Parker of near
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Smith and
family visited Mr. and Mrs. M. L.
Murray of Waco Sunday.
Rev. and Mrs. A. D. Shelton and
family were dinner puests in the
home jf Mrs. Frank Wright Sun
Mr. and MrST Broad us Dellinger
and family visited Mr. and Mrs.
Max Boggs Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Clegg Gantt and
children of Gastonia and Mr. and
Mrs. George Pendleton of Clover,
S. C., spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Tommy Canlpe.
Mias Jewel Wilson who under
went an operation for appendicitis
at the Lincolnton hospital two
weeks ago returned to her home
Mr. W. A. Royster is slowly Im
proving at the State Hospital, his
many friends will be glad to know.
Mr. and Mrs. Clem Martin and
children visited Mr. an ! Mrs.
George Martin of Bel wood Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Pau' Warltck spen*
the w-ek-end with Mrs. Warlick’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Wright.
Misses Annie Ruth Sinclair and
Maude Moorehead spent the week
end with Mrs. Edna. B. Champion
at her home at Moore'boro ,
Shelby Boxer Gets
Praise For Taking
On A Full Program
Jerome Spangler l .'tlit A11 Coin
ers In SchPduM Bout
fOn) White in Gastonia Gatcfie)
Here's the story pi a bo\ who
shows the makings ot a real biut •
—Jerome Spangler, Shelby yy.,ti ,
has had considerulfv experivu
fighting while in camp with the t -
tionai guardsmen eaui summer, ft*
appeared in the exhibition ring ;n.
8helbv against Kid Mullenax, n!1
Gastonia, two Weeks ogo and pro
ed his mettle by hording the favor
ite of the Spindle Oily Ughtweiglv.
to a draw. And it w is a peach of a
fight, too. But to gi this one bet-i
ter he fought three different op-;
ponents In the Shelby fight stag c
last Friday night. He held K O.i
Clemmer, fust stepping kid who
fought Mullenax on several occa
sions, to a draw and then took on
Jimmy Pearsai, good little sock
and Jab artist from Lawndale, for!
another f< ur-rounder. And then ho!
closed his evening's js rforrnance bv
stepping several rounds with Joirn-j
ny Dill, New Jersey hr (tier, of June
experience, who Ls a familiar fig
ure here in Gastonia Of course thel
fight with Dill w as only a box't 3
exhibition, the youngster not p. ) |
fessing to be iiwthe. same class'with
the Italian veteran of the ring. 3ui
Spangler made a big hit with thej
Gastonia fans will have an op
portunity of seeing Spangler in ac
tion In the local rirvr when h(
clashes with Mullenax here Friday
night. Tills bout in Itself should
draw a big crowd sineje Mullenax is
a great favorite and has not ap
peared on the card tor some tSni°
now, due to the fact that he had
developed into such 0 fast and clev
er little fighter that matchmakers
were up against, it for getting a
suitable opponent 1him. .Bui
they have located on* in the per
son of Spangler. These boys will
step for six rounds.
Blackburn To Meet
Highs Here Friday
Game (wnnb In CtnlfiPiHir sunj
in*. Krrnr«i OI»i ' hartotlc
The Blackburn l.’gh sellout
baseball team pl.i', Shelby In
Shelby > ridav .lit 'Inoon In a
game that counts in the con
ference percentage standing.
The contest follow, yesterday';
comedy of error* in v’ikh Charlotte
defeated the locals 3-i •< 1 and FYi-j
day the youngster- who booted
away Tuesday’s game will attnunl
to redeem themsel'-es
Blow lTp, Stay I p
A young baseball ><. mi will blow
up and the young.?’’ they are the
harder it is to get them twin din
earth. That pretty , well tells the
story of the most lop .sided basebrd
game ever pi,.ted ,r> the Shelly
park, the comedy o» ttrors yeste
dav In which Charlotte swamped
Shelby 2$ to 1.
If only earned runt counted on
the scoreboard it t.i gthave b”en
a elore game for only around a half
dozen of the 26 runs isme over the
plate without an crrrr or wild throw
contributing in som: form. Practic
ally every player on Tbelby’s rook'c
team contributed sorr i type of boh
ble. For two innings the game bore
ihe earmarks of rea’ baseball with
Shelby leading 1-0. But in the third
a Shelby Infielder bioted a ball. He
became tattled and booted another.
The booting fever spread and trim
that moment until the end of the
game the ball was b. mg kicked and
booted all over the park. Mean
time the Charlotte flub, led by
Morris, flashy shortstt p. wfts doing
some timely hitting and the h Is.
one a homer by Morns, and the er
rors coupled together ran up the
one-sided score. After a half dOi.cn
bobbles the youngsters blew up en
tirely with the exception of a coi»
ple old heads. Newton and Jolley.
Ti>f outfielders misjudged them a.id
thru 'drew to Uir >m uig spot. The
lut-le)tiers juggled them the pit -h
or uncorked wild i pea mid It.
passes and Hie catcher tel them
At interval tile Shelby team
braced up and threatened to do
tonie scoring, Tough luck again in
terfered. At least Put terrific In
field drives cltanced to hop right
into the hands of a Charlotte in ■
fielder for double plays Instead of
hits. One or two of the Shelby hits
were banged out on Mulligan, i n
nee of (he .Charlotte pitching sta'f
who relieved King and pitched the
Had the Shelby teys. who him
been Improving rematkably, play'd
as they did BRalnst Cherryvllle ar.d
Forest 'City, the contest would have
been nip-and-tuck. But they dido
and (hat' about ad to the story
A/!or the game was too far gone to
pull out of the fire Coach Mor.i
gave all the other untried young
sters on the squad a mste of action,
Cabantss. an unitjually youthful
pitcher, relieved Wi items and dis
played a good hook ball but soon
caught the .name stsge fright toe
other youngsters woe afflicted
All in ail it was Just a bad d>y
a very oad one. for the kid team
But the youngsters s aged a come
back after their first, defeated by
Charlotte and even old-timers blow
up occasionally. Witn that in mind
fans believe the teatr> will show a
reversal in form Friday and rub out
memories of yesterday's orgy of
Wise cracks are not as funny a;
their authors might think.
Modern customs; Borrowing from
a friend and then getting mad
when he needs lul money.
Club Standing In
Jr. Legion League
lhe following Is t:.~ Mantling o
[the clubs in the junior
i legion baseball league in.
Shelby . ..
|Moorfftboro . .. i
[l.uttlmoii ...._ i
South Shelby __ ’
iMlllside ..... U
1»tutdij1 t< line*
lattlnure 14 South Shelby 0
Mooresboro 4, MilLsi h 2
No. 3 Deleats The
EJIenboro T earn 2-0
i This Makes Si* Hon And Two
Lost. Game At EUenboro On
• Special to The Star !
Earl, April 16.—No. 3 auuel
another victory to their numb*"
Friday bv a score of 2-0 with El
ilenboro. This mak< six won, t vo
[last. Tills game was the tightest
game played' bv n > 3 nine this
year. The game tan nothing to
nothing until the firs; half of the
seventh Inning when Ernest Kl.T
endoll received a long hit for tines
sacks and scoring Thrift and By-'?
The leading hitter tor No. 3 .was
Klrkendoll with a triple, Blanton
also a double. The smacker for El
lenboro was Bridges who was cred
ited with a single.
MrMurry and Byers were the
pitchers for No ? and Iiarrill for
EUenboro. MrMurry hurled for lout
innings, striking out six men and
allowing the only Clt received by
the EUenboro nine. Byers finished
the gam'1 with two strike outs and
no hits. Harrill for EUenboro struck
out nine men and allowed thre
l.attlrporr plays Mo, 3, Tuesday,
April 19 at. No. 3 and Ellenb’ro
plays at No. 3 Thursday Ihe 21st
Everybody Is invited, Come and see
Shelby Team Gets
South Slirlliv Outfit Win* Opeuin
Game. Bumgarner HU*
I Gaffney Ledger
Limestone Mill* loot the opening
| baseball game of the season heri
jSaturday to Shelby by the do*:
‘score of 8 to 9
The score follows
i Shelby Alt K H I
jP Bumgarner, cf . ..5131
j Patterson, c , .__ 4 l i •.
Smith, lb . .. 4 a 0 (
W. Bumgarner, rf __5 3 1 !
• Barrett. r» . _.. 5 1 J (
j Wise, 3b . ......_... 5 0 11
) Duncan. If . _1. 6 0 1 t
i Willis, p . ... 3 0 0 3
Totals . ....._ 40 8 9 3
limestone AB R It E
McKinney, as . _6 111
| Hensley, lb . _ 8 0 0 0
Ramsey, ttb . _ 4 1 1 1
' Harlow, rf . _ 4 2 2 0
Hughey, 3b . _ 3 2 11
; Phillips, If _ 4 0 2 1
Branch, c . ...__3 10 0
|Bcates, rf . ....._... 4 0 0 3
Mulllnax, p . .. .. 2 0 0 «
Rogers, p . .. 3 0 10
I _ ■ __
Totals .. 34 7 8 4
Summary; 'Direr base hits, Har
low. 1. Two base hits Hughey, 1
Struck out by WUlls 11; Mulhnax,
1; Rogers, 1. Base on ball!: Oft
WUlls, 2; Mulllnax, 1; Rogers, 1.
Hit by pitcher, Rogers 1.
Well, boys and girls, prosperity
is still "Just around the corner’
but. rather than stt down and welt
for It to arrive, walx around and
KEEP YOUR VALUABLES
from fire and burglars. A
“Treasure Chest*' costs only
$13/35 and its fireproof. See
the sample at The Star of
fice. A Victor product that
will protect you. tf 9p
| No. 3 Takes Its
jScnr* Waa 11 To 10. Darla ro
l.attlmora Allow xt 10 Hit*
In Gama .
No. 3 took the ncond victor.'
from Lattlmore this year, Tueada:
evening. No. 3 played a hard fa?
game and by their •xcrllent playln;
led Lattlmore by a score of 11 -io
The pltchere starting the game we-<
McMurry for No. 3 and O. Davli
for L.attlmore, although McMurrj
for No. 3 after allowing four hlti
wm relieved by Byers McMurrj
alao led the hitting for No. 3 witt
three hits from five trips at bat
Kills came clone with two hlte ann
a sacrifice, which sco-ed a run toi
Two Georgia darkles were dis
cussing the financial condition oi
the country. They didn’t agree.
“Yous all wrong," one vociferat
ed. "Dey ain't no money sho’tage
Ah asked mah bankuh la he out o
money and he tuk me in de vault
and showed me pUee an piles o
money. An’ I says could he let me
have jea’ a little. An* he saya sho
he could Has Ah any collafnilV
An’ Ah hasn’t. Now dat’a what de
mattur wtf dls country. Dey’s
plenty o’ money but we’ae Jea* run
nln’ shot on collafrul.”—Banker;
WHEN YOU HAVE A
loved one to die, you should
acknowledge the flowers sent
by friends and show your ap
preciation of the sympathj
extended. Use sympathy ac
knowledgement cards, plain
white or with mourning
jdges. New samples and re
duced prices at The Star of
fice. tf 9p
Call it a
JLhe thing I like most about Chester*
fields ... is the neat way they’re made.
It- may sound fussy . . . probably does
... but I just can’t bear to get little crumbs
of tobacco in my mouth.
“I never really enjoyed smoking until
I discovered Chesterfields. Perhaps you
have noticed how nicely they’re filled.
Every one of them is rolled just right.
“And do you know . . . the more I
smoke Chesterfields, the better I like
the taste. It’s not raw . . . and it’s not
over-sweet. It’s just sweet enough so
that you never tire of it. I find Chester
fields are really milder, tool’’
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