North Carolina Newspapers

    VOL. XXXVIII, No. 51
WEDNESDAY, APR. 27, 1932
(Published Monday, Wednesday and Friday Afternoons)
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Cotton Seed, ton . »8.(K'
Frost Tonight
Today's North Carrlina Weather
Report; f air and cooler In ea >t
portion tonight wit* rtght frost in
central portion and light to heavy
frost in west portion. Thursday
partly cloudy with rising tempera
Smith Is Ahead
Boston. April 2*.—Alfred E. Smith
held a commanding lead over Gov
Franklin Roosevelt in the less than
half-completed returns last night In
the Massachusetts p.lmary for the
selection ot delegates to the Demo
eratic national convention. With
64? precincts out oi JS85 in the
•tate computed, Smith pledged can
didates for delegate at large led
Roosevelt candidates oy an average
of nearly 3 to 1. TVs included 1PP
of 339 Boston precincts. Returns
from nine of the 15 districts show
ed the Smith forcea trading In tire
contests lor district de’egates in all
hut one district. 1 hr Democrats
will send 36 votes to the national
Philadelphia. April 2?.—In the
Democratic presidential preference
in Pennsylvania Alfred E. Smith
had an edge over Franklin D.
Roosevelt on the ba.-K of scattered
returns from 785 of the 8,181 dis
tricts. The 785 dtstri'l- gave: Smith
11,226, Roosevelt 9,661.
Many Pay Taxes
With Dead Line
Near For Sale
Around *7,000 Culler ion In County
Levy In Two Days Advertise
The sheriffs ofptc at the
court hr use has bm rushed for
the last several days with tax
payers intent upon paying their
tax prior to the advertising and
sale of property r >r delinquent
1931 tax.
Around $7,000 caaue In Monday
and Tuesday, according to Sheriff
Irvin M. Allen. No tig sums were
represented in the -.mount coher
ed, but the total included scores of
citbsens whose taxss ranged from
small to medium amounts.
Unless some order, .j§. pet
now anticipated, fs' made within
the next day or two property on
which taxes are nor raid by Mon
day will be advertlseo the first of
May and put up for sale in Jure
The last legislature passed a bill
stating that the property should be
sold in June for delinquent taxes.
A considerable amount of 1931
taxes nas been collected this week
at the city hall in the Shelby levy.
Lions Gub Told
Of Early County
History By White
I.attimore Historian Gives Club In
cident In Lives Of Cleveland
And Shelby.
An interesting lecture on the early
history of Shelby and Cleveland
county was given the Shelby Lions
club at the regular meeting last
night by Prof. William White, of
Prof. White, who is county his
torian, related incidents in the lives
of Col. Benjamin Cleveland and Col.
Isaac Shelby for whom the county
and city were named. He told of
their exploits at the battle of Kings
Mountain and gave historic details
of the section following the Revo
lutionary war. Col. Cleveland’s
troops, the speaker declared, were
really responsible for the victory
over Ferguson at Kings Modntain,
because Cols. Campbell and Shelby
had been repulsed ot 1 ore Cleveland
led his troops up the mountainside.
After the battle the norse' of Fer
guson. British leader, was given
Cleveland. That Col. Shelby was a
courageous leader was shown, the
speaker said, by the iact that he led
three charges up the mountain and
nad his hat shot oft. In conclusion
Prof. White urge dthat anyone who
has information on early history of
the county and section get in touch
with him.
The program was in charge of Dr
Robert Wilson. B. N. Austin, of
Kings Mountain, was reinstated as
a member of the club.
April Poor Month
For Dan Cupid Here
Unless there is unexpected activ
ity during the three remaining days
of the month, April has been a poor
season for Dan Cupid in Cleveland
county. Up until today only thrae
couples have secured marriage li
cense at the county court house
here. Of the three brides a 16-year
old girl was the youngest.
Cotton A heady Up In
County; Planting On
Farmers In Midst Of
Active Season
V -
Major Portion Of Increased Com
Crop Bring Planted Now.
Adams Has Cotton.
Cleveland county larmers tills
week and next will be in their bus
iest season of the vear as they
move from the peak of the corn
planting season Into cotton-plant
ing time.
Many acres of cotto.v have already
been planted, but the major portion
of the crop will be -isnted during
the first two weeks In May.
, Lfp In Two Weeks
Some of the first 'otton up this
year was reported this week by
Glenn Adams, of the Lattlmore
section. Mr. Adams ard his son, As
ton, are rated among the best
farmers In the county Two we-’ks
ago Monday, or on ' pril 10, they
planted some cotton and It was up
and thriving this week
A big percentage of the countv
corn crop is already In the ground
j but the weather permitting this
i week will likely see more coi n
j planted than any other.
Larger Crcp
i The corn crop In Cleveland this
year is oemg increased more than
any other, in the opinion of Faun
Agent R. W. Shoffner. Older farm
ers say that it shouia be the larg
est com crop the county has pro
duced in near two decades.
Truck crops are also being m •
creased and there a*e more Slid
larger gardens than 'ast year when
rural Cleveland returned to the
live-at-home program
Two-Way Dtrrraw
The cotton crop :o the couni y,
the state's largest cotton cotuity, h
being decreased In two ways. The
acreage s being cut down and tn?
fertilizer used is less than in a
number of years. Many observers
say that the cotton acreage is not
being cut to any great extent.
Agent Shoffner says that as yet he
does not-have enough information
to offer an estimate as to the cut
but practically every farmer he has
seen has stated tha: his cotton
acreage was being reduced this
year. The production in the county,
however, will be cut down more be
cause of the decreastd use of fer
tilizer than reduced acreage. One
estimate made is thaf the crop wl.i
run between 40 and 50 thousand
bales, or 15 or 20 thousand under
the 64,000 bales of i.*st year.
Wheat Looks Good
The wheat crop Is reported to tc
I looking good In all factions of the
i county and observers say that It vs
as large as last year’s crop, if not
larger. Considerable comment Is
heard about a pldt of wheat, bet
ter than waist high, on the county
home farm, which is said to be the
best-looking In the Cv>rnty.
Sister Mrs. Blanton
And Mr. Wood Passes
Mrs. Bryant Died Yesterday At
Pacolet, S. C. Funeral
There Today.
Mrs. George Blanton and Mr
! Draper Wood received word yester
day of the death of their sister,
Mrs. A. W. Bryant, at Pacolet, S. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Wood and Mrs. Blan
ton left yesterday afternoon for
Pacolet to attend th= funeral which
will be held there today.
City Briefs
Company K Dame.
There will be a dance at the Com
pany K armory Saturday night, the
proceeds to go to the Non-Com
missioned Officers Club of the
militia unit. Accommodations are
being made for a large crowd and
good music is assured. The admis
sion charge will be ’cw and ladies
will be admitted free.
Opens Office Soon.
George W DePriest. Shelby Re
publican who is a candidate for the
Q. O. P. nomination to the United
States Senate, said today that he
planned to open a headquarters of
fice for his campaign soon. Just
where it will be located he does not
know as yet. Mr. DePriest has al
ready campaigned In 16 counties In
1 the western section of the State and
1 plans a tour of the eastern section
In a few days,
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Lee Leave* Winston.
Cline Owen Lee, former Shelby
I High star, was released yesterday by
the Winston-Salem club of the
Piedmont league as the club cut
down to the player limit. Lee was
out for second base, but it was his
misfortune to be pitted against
Harry Wilke, who was sent down by
the New York Giants to manage the
club. Manager Wilkes hopes to
place the young lnfleldcr with some
club In Class B ball.
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Robbery Attempted.
Thieves last night orcke the glass
in the rear door ol the Cleveland
Cigar and Billiard parlor on West
Warren street, but officers believe
they were frightened away before
they had time to enter the build
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Secures License.
One Shelby man, Forrest M.
Brooks, was last week licensed to
sell insurance by the State Insur
ance Department, according to a
notice from Raleigh. Only six of 69
applicants failed to paw thw-exatrr*
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Officials In Raleigh.
Mayor S. A. McMurry, Alderman
John F. Schenck, Jr., and Attorney
O. M. Mull are in Raleigh today. It
is understood that while there the
city officials will talk with officials
of the highway commission about
Improving the Hopper park bridge
and other roads about the city.
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Firemen In Asheville.
Joseph Carroll and Knox Hardin,
of the city fire department, are in
Asheville today attending a scho.,1
for firemen.
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Masons Meet.
The regular monthly meeting of
Cleveland Lodge 202 A. F. & A. M.
-will be held Friday night at 7:30
o’clock at the Masonic temple.
Dixon Announces For
No. 7 Constable
J. L. Dixon has announced hlm
liself a candidate for constable *n
No. 7 township. Dwight Morehead
of the same township announced
last Saturday so there will be a con
test for this position in the Juno
primary. Mr. Dixon was appointed
constable after Lorer Hoyle went
to Cherryville to become chief of
police there and has been elected
one term
17-Year Locust Expected To Show
Up In North Carolina During May
Locusts Have Never failed To M«ie
Regular Visits To Do
Little Harm.
With taxes to pa? fertilizer tc
buy and cotton selling for almost
nothing, >t seems as if farmers have
enough *o worry about But anota
er problem—more of a phenonme
non, perhaps, than t» problem—'s
scheduled to show up soon.
North Carolinians .in May and
June will be able to rbserve one cf
the most phenomenal happenings 'a
the insect world when the 17-your
locust makes its periodical appear
ance, Dr. Z. P. Me^alf, of North
Carolina, State college said yes
The sound of unusually loud, ris
ty^ and insistent sing’ng of thou
sands of insects in ti e woods Will
herald the emergence of the insects
Next month, Dr. Metcalf said, lo
custs or cicadas will appear In 'he
trees of this state from eggs which
were laid in the Umto of forest trees
in 1815. Tn 1915 the eggs hatch'd
Into very tiny grubs which crawl
ed into the soil and attached them
selves to the roots id trees where
they have been living since, Fully
grown, the locusts whl emerge frcrn
the ground In counMoss thousands
within the next two months.
Careful records kept since the
earliest days of North Carolina his
tory record the regular vlsitatiors
of the 17-year locusts. There i.<
also a species of 13-year cicada and
there are nine broods of the 17*-year
variety appearing In this state m
different years. The brood due to
emerge this year, however, is the
mo6t regular and the largest list
No great damage will be done by
the Insects, Dr. Metcalf said.
The locusts cannot sting or In
jure people. The nrincipal damage
they do is to lay eggs in the tei ■
minal oranches of forest trees. Ii
this occurred every year it migH
result In harm to the trees, but oc
currlng only every 17 years it dees
not. There have been occasional in
stances in years of very heavy in
festation when fruit trees one or
two years old were hurt.
For Legislature
Krmt A. Gardner Is a neir poli
tical aspirant in Cleveland. He re
cently announced himself a candi
date for the state house of repres
ents tire*. Mr. Gardner was born
and reared near Fallslon and is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil A. Gard
ner. He was graduated at Watte
Forest college and is now engaged
in the practice of law in Shelby.
Red Cross Flour
Arrives For Pool
Free Distribution Is Made Only To
Those In Distress. Says
Mayor Mc.Mvrrj.
Nearly 2,000 twenty- four pound
I bags of flour arrived a few days
ago for distribution in Shelby and
surrounding territory to the needy
of the community. This flour is
given through the local Red Cross
chapter to the needv of the com
munity and the distribution is ;a
the discretion of Mayor McMurry
The mayor says every case to
which the free flour is given must
stand a rigid investigation and prove
to be entirely worthy K heavy pen
alty attaches to the distributor
should any of the flour be given #d
persons who are unworthy or rot
A quantity of flou- shipped hers
was loaned last week to the Kings
Mountain Red Crow Chapter to be
distributed in that action. Thh
will be returned to the local Rel
Cross when the allotment to which
Kings Mountain is entitled, arrived
All of the flour is put up in quar
ter sacks and a record, kept of
each family to whicn It is donated
n order to make a check and pre
vent any abuse or imposition on Inc
charity department.
Last week the Eigle Roller mill
ground up a quantity of wheat tor
the Red Cross anl shipments ct
flour totaling nearly n quarter Oi a
million pounds were made to Cher
terfleld and Westminster, S. C.
me cnstriDUtion o'. tree Hour was.
made possible by an act of con
gress allowing the grain division of
the farm board to donate a part of
its wheat surplus through the Red
Cross chapters of the United States.
Every community in the entire
country where there is a Red Cross
organization will receive an allot
ment of flour for 'ree distribution
to the unemployed.
Dr. Parker’s Father
Dies While Sleeping
Prominent Retired Business Man
Of Goldsboro Dead. Fu
neral Today.
Dr. S. F. Parker, Shelby physi
cian, was notified yesterday of t’ c
death of his father, W K. Parke r
at Goldsboro. Dr. ail i Mrs. Parker
left Immediately for GoldsboA).
A dispatch from Goldsboro teib
as follows of the death:
“Walter King Parker, 66. prom
inent retired mamifncturer and
furniture dealer, was found dead
In bed at his home on West <\sn
street at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday aft
ernoon. He had not been 111. Mr.
Parker occupied an apartment alone
In the house with others.
"He came to Goldsboro to lWf,
and was for a number of years
owner and manager cf the Wayne
cotton mills. Later he became pres
ident of the Parker and Faulkner
furniture company end remained
president until he retired from ac
tive business to 1929
“Surviving are four children, W.
Rea Parker, Raleigh: William Bay
lies Parker, Brooklyn N. Y.; Mrs
Robert T. Raynor, Wilmington,
Del.; Dr. Shepherd Faulkner Par
ker, of Shelby, and the following
brothers, H. B„ and P P. Parker,
sr., Dr. J. M. Parker of Asheville
and Dr. Rea Parker of Smithfieic*
"Funeral services wU* be conduct
ed from St. Stephc nr Episcopal
church Wednesday afternoon.’ •
Re-organize At
Prof. Timberlake Is
Henry Edwards Is Stated President
8Uty Make Pores' Men Join
Sixty Wake Porest men attendee
a banquet at the First Baptist j
ctturch here last night at which a
county alumni asaoc'ation was re
organised with Henry Edwarm
president. Rush Hamrick, vice
president, C. C. Horn secretary and
iax Washburn, treasurer. Thj
mptuous meal was prepared anti
rved by the ladies of the church
The ourpoee of the meeting war
rehabilitate the alumni assocU
in Cleveland rhlch has pe -
ips more former Wake Forest coi
re students than any other coui -
iy in the state except Wake eour.
Mt hi which the institution U local -
Law Dean Speaks
r* Prof. E. W. Timberlake, dean of
g>e law department was the prin
cipal speaker. He look for hla sub
;oct “Wake Forest" and traced
briefly the history of the school
Mid Its contribution of influential
men to high posit'c;** is pulpU.
jjress and platform in this and
|ther states. He recalled some of the
elder profeasors who had given
tjheir life to the training of young
men into useful citizenship and told
yhany interesting college experle'tces
|hat Unger fresh tn the minds of
Dismiss Hicks Case
Over Check Matter
Case Against Shelby Dentist Dis
missed Because oi Statute
Of Limita'ions.
Gastonia, April 77.—'The case
against Dr. R. C. Hicks, prominent
Shelby dentist sentenced to 90 days
on the roads in recorder's court
here seven a 1 days agj on a charge
of giving the city hospital a worth
less check for *100Was order ’d
dismissed in Gaston superior court
late Monday afternoon.
Dr. Hicks appealed from the de
cision of the lower court. The dw
missal was granted under the stat
ute of limitations. The check was
given in January. 19?0, and no ac
tion was begun until April. 193.?
more than the required two-year
limit having elapsed.
Three Mules Die
In Electric Storm
Three mules belonging to Clyde
Randall in the Bethlehem section
were killed by lightning during the
storm Monday night. The Randall
family had attended the Grover
school commencement and got home
just before the storm. A light fuse
was blown out in the dwelling, but
no other damage was noticed until
next morning when Mr. Randall
went to the barn and found three
mules dead. No damage was done
to the barn or other property.
Try Answering
Can you answer 14 of these test,
questions? Turn to page 8 for the
I. For how long a term were Ieo
pold and Loeb sentenced to the pen
3. What is entomology?
3. Who is the only woman U. 8.
4. What country was Woodrow
Wilson commenting on when he
enunciated the diplomatic policy of
"watchful waiting”?
5. What is “Cleopatra’s Needle"?
6. Who was the first governor of
the territory of Utah?
7. How many stomachs has a cow?
8. What are the most valuable
9. What color is pure water?
10. Who wrote “Candide”?
II. What Judge fined the Standard
Oil company twenty-nine million
| dollars?
12. Who was ASsculapius?
13. What does the name “Natalie'’
14. How many drams are in a li
quid ounce?
15. Has Mahatma Ghandi ever vis
ited the U. S.?
16. Where will the American Le
gon convention be held this year?
17. What body of water lies be
tween Italy and Albania?
18. What denomination was the
smallest gold coin ever minted by
the U. a government?
19. In what book is Mrs. Pooly
Toodle a character?
20. What does the slang term "Ap
ple Sauce” mean?
Held in Lindy Kidnap Hunt
Following a report to police of Downington, Pa, by the Rev. O. Paul
Musselman (Inset), rector of St. Junes Episcopal Church, Albert
Lacber and Edith Crcbbe (both above) are shown under arrest for
questioning in connection with the Lindbergh kidnaping. Miss Crehbe,
who claims to be a nurse, is said to have admitted writing hitters to
the Lindberghs professing knowledge of their child’s whereabouts. Rev.
Mussel men told police that the couple came to Downington in poor
financial circumstances, but seemed well supplied with money shortly
after Col. Lindbergh paid $60,000 to supposed kidnap agents.
J Mr. Prices Tulip Garden A Mecca
Thousands of tulips arc in bloon
at the flower garden of Mr. Oideor
Prioe at Latlimore and his garden
is a daily mecca for hundreds of
people. On Sundays the crowds are
largest and many come from dis
tant place:, to see vlie beautiful tul
ips, now their height of gorgecc
Mr. Price has enlarged hi* gar
den since last season and in addi
tion to tultps, there will be found
many other varieties of spring flow
ers. But tulip* «r« nis hobby and
practically every kndwn variety e>.n
be aeen there.
Growing flowers 1* a hobby with
Mr. Price. He is a rural mail car
rier on the Lattimcre route and
When his federal duties are over,
he spends all of his time working
wth hs flowers. In no sense does
he commercialize nU flowers. He
has never sold a fu-wer. but geta
his joy out of giving them to the
sick and shut-ins arid furnlshhig
them to the churches schools and
Each year he has enlarged hie
efforts anti now he uas one of the
most beautiful sight-; to be seen Is
the state at this tlr>» of the year
He is a gracious host wo visitors and
gladly imparts the bbundance «l
information he has tc others or
flower culture in the hope that hfa
garden might be an inspiration tc
others in beautifying their prem'sts
with flowers.
Over 17 Inches Of
Rain So Far In 1932
Heaviest Rainfall fn March. Over
Half Inrh Fell Monday
The rainfall in the Shelby section
In 1932 totals over 17 Inches, or, to
be exact, 17.81 Inches
The heaviest rainfall of the year
was In March with a total of 6,71
Inches. January ranked second with
6.37 Inches. February had 2 97 Inch
es, and iA> date there has been a
rainfall of 1.76 Inches in April. The
precipitation of the shower Mon
day night was 54 of an inch, ac
cording to John Phifer who main
tains the weather record at the post
Odell Freeman nu moved his
shoe repair shop from the Easteide
Cloth mill section to the basemen'
under Pendleton’s music store. The
new place will be open for business
Gardner Is Talked
As Vice President
Correspondent In Richmond Says
North Carolina Governor
Talks With Roosevelt.
Raleigh. April 27.—The Raleigh
Times says in a special staff cor
respondent's story J.rm Richmond
Va., that "political speculation rui
ning wild” there linked Gov. O
Max Gardner as a possible running
mate for Gov. Franklin D. Roose
velt, of New York, oil the nations i
Democratic ticket if Roosevelt is
selected as presidential nominee.
The story says Gardner ami
Roosevelt conferred tor more than
two hours in Richmond Monday
while other governors attending
the governors' conference visited
“Ash Lawn,” home of James Mon
roe. They also lunched together.
Gardner and members of the
North Carolina delegation to the
conference refused a discuss the
“Gardner-lor-vice president matter
the paper says.
Official Of Vets Organization
Expresses Disfavor To Bonus Pay
Hines, Adnlniitnt u Of Aid f or I
Vets: Is Against Payment
Bonus Now
Washington, April 27.—The ad
ministration yesterday sent its sec
ond opposition witness, Veterans
Administrator Frank T. Hines, D“
fore the house ways and means
committee to oppose full cash pay
ment of the soldiers bonus.
Like Charles G. Ot.«es, head of
the Reconstruction Finance corpora
tion and first official opponent o*
the $2,000,000,000 new money pwri
to come before the committee, Hines
saw service during 'he World war
Hines littered a large table w‘.i 1
papers and document in prepara
tion for the hearing
Would Help Vets
"I want to start by saying that
we are all sympathetic with the
veteran and want to do what we
can to help him,’’ Hinee said.
"I need only t>olm in this con
nection, to the fact that-veterans
bureau expenditures tn the month
of February were $■'(■,000,000.”
Hines distributed a table of es
timates snowing thaMhe face value
of all certificates issued was $3,641,
000,000 ot which 117 000.000 worth
have matured, leaving . $3,513,000
000 of certificates now in force. Out
standing certificates had on MarJi
31, a loan value of $1,704,000,000.
Hines review the enactment of
the bonus law. whi m he said was
often misunderstood o> the count w.
•‘When it was finally agreed cn
that we would allow these men $1
a day for each day's service in the
United States, and 25 a day for
each day’s service overseas, plus 25
per cent for the 'hirti payment,
when printed on the certificate the
face value 20 years hence,” Hines
said. "I think the veterans thus
gained the belief that this sum
printed on the face of the certio
rate was the amount of bonus due
tiim. ,
Paying More
“If we pay these certificates off
now it is equivalent to paying the
Stabbed Youth
Improves; Still
Hold Three Men
Young Grigg Remains
In Serious State
Young Union Man S aHtfd In Chest
Sunday May Recover Without
The condition of Hurgln Grift,
yount man of the Union com
munity who was slabbed In a
brawl Sunday afternoon, was
said to be somewna* Improved
today at the Shelby hospital.
Three first cousin? who were
present or partlcipa'ed In the brhwl
in which young Origj, waa severely
stabbed are still belli* held In the
county jah
Officera said today that the out
ers would be held until there was a
definite change In Orlgfa condi
tion. They are Lawrence and Glar
enoe Short, brothers and Hubert
Two Are Cat
The four young men got together
late Sunday afternoon on highway
190 tn the Union section. A dispute
arose, officers were informed, over
an Easter party attended by sev
eral of them. In the melee that fol
lowed Lawrence Short was slashed
about the head and Grigg was stab
bed in the right chest
Monday and Tuesday drift wua
said to be In a critic*! condition.
Several reports or rumors had R
that there was very I'ttle chance to
live. Dr. J W. Harb'.mn of the hos
pital staff, said today that the stab
wound was three or four Incites
long in ‘he right chest and that It
had penetrated the chest walL Ke
was Inclined to believe that the
lung was not cut as It in all prob
ability collapsed when air came
through the wall of the chest. Al
though the young man remains >n
a rather serious condition. It was
intimated that his chances of re
covery are fairly gtod provided
complications do not develop, but
surgeons, of course cannot tell
about that angle.
Revival Begins
Here On Sunday
I Ur. R. A. White Of MooresvlltC
' Will Do The Preaching- Serv
ices Twice Dally.
A special series of evange&tto
meetings will begin in Shelby Pres
byterian church. Sunday morning,
May 1, at 11 o'clock »nd will con
tinue with two services dally dur
ing following week. Rev. R. A. White.
D. D., pastor First, Presbyterian
church, MooresviUe, will be the spe
cial preacher for the revival, com
ing for ni« first service next Mon
day evening. Dr. White Is one of
the ablest preachers end moat Be
loved pastors In the bynod of North
Carolina. He Is closely Identified
with various activities of the whole
church, knowing the problems \t-6
needs of the day. The local Presby
terian minister. Rev. H N. MeDiar
mid, and his congregation consider
that they are most fortunate to
have tiie leadership of Dr. Whits
in the evangelistic meeting, rhe
week-day services, beginning Mon
day evening, will be held at 8 p. m,
and 10 a m.
The public is invited to give fui!
cooperation by attending the meet
1 mgs each day.
Grandfather Of Local
'Man Dies In Hospital
Mr. John D. Campbell was noti
fied last night of the death of his
grandfather, Mr. David Johnson,
in a Rock Hill hospital. Mr. John
ston, who was 95 years old and the
oldest Confederate veteran In Ycrk
county, 8 C., died 'ait night after
a brief illness. He nas visited air.
and Mrs. Campbell at their h-»m«
here on several occasions.
Mr. and Mrs. Campbell attended
the funeral which was held at
Bethel church in York county this
afternoon at 3 o’clock. Mrs. Kats
Kate North and Mrs Renn Dram
accompanied Mr. anJ Mrs. Camp
bell to the funeral.
Father Mrs. Tedder
Dead; Funeral Today
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Tedder and
Miss Mary Tedder Itfl last night
for Morven where they were called
on account of the death of Mrs.
Tedder’s father, Mr W. F. Mc
.Queen. Funeral services for Mr. Mc
Queen were held thsre this morn
ing at 11 o’clock

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