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Cotton, Spot.5He np
Cotton Seed, ton ___ $g
Today's North Catrlina Weather
Report: Tartly cloudy tonight and
Tuesday. Possibly followed by show
ers In south portion Tuesday. Not
much change in terrperature.
Record Vote In
Mrs. Newton Top
Total Of 7,900 Votes Cast Qoe;
Over 1928 Record Of 7,300.
A new high was established by
the Democratic voters of Cleve
land county Saturday when they
east a total of 7,903 votes. This
was approximately 600 more
votes than were civst in the
heated primary of 1928 and was
around 1,800 more than the
highest vote in the 1930 primary
between Bailey and Simmons.
The heaviest vote cast was in'the
four-cornered sheriff's race, the
total being an even 7 900. The sec
ond heaviest vote tw.s 7,864 in the
four-cornered recorder's race. Th<:
total In the treasurer's race was 7,
671 and in the solicitor’s race 7,652
Gets Over 5 000
Mrs. ,T. Clint Newton, victoriou
candidate for county treasurer in
two-comeied race, polled the high
est Individual vote cf any candi
date voted upon In Cleveland coun
' tv. Her vote was 5 529. The 4,77
vote given Joe E. Blanton, for com
missioner, was the second high in
dividual vote. C. C. Horn’s vote fo
solicitor was 4,728 U r third place
Ernest Gardner with 4,475 came
fourth in high voti.-g honors, and
Lester Herndon's vote of 4,421 for
commissioner was fifth.
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Capt. Peyton McSwain. Cleveland
county's candidate for attorney gen
eral, however, polled the second
highest Individual vote of all can
*' didates voted upon. His vote in his
home county was 5 374, second only
to that given Mrs. Newton.
Ehringhaus topped al' other state
candidates in the Cleveland county
vote with 3,974. Dan Honey, the war
vet candidate for Insurance com
missioner, ranked i-eccnfl with 3.398
Cleveland people putting one each
in the box for him and Senator
Cameron Morrison’s 3.974 came
The vote cast in the Reynolds
Morrison senate race would indicate
that the city of She’by Is inclined
to a damp attitude on the' prohibi
tion matter. That is true if Bob
Reynolds won his Shelby vote on
his opposition to the prohibition
Every precinct in Shelby and No.
« township was carried by Rey
nolds. The vote in the township was
Reynolds 1.552 and Morrison 1,121.
That total includes the four Shelby
wards. South Shelby and Queens.
In the county as a whole Morrison
carried 15 precincts and Reynolds 11.
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Incidentally, Kings Mountain, the
county's second largest town, went
Morrison even strongei than Shelby
went Reynolds. The vote there was
527 for Morrison ana only 120 for
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New Shelby Vote
A total of 2,530 votes were cast in
the four Shelby precincts for a new
record. In No. 6 township, with
South Shelby and Queens added to
Shelby, the total vot» was 3,184.
Buried On Sunday
Well Known Farmer Of The County
Succumbs After Lon; Illness.
Was 71 Years Old.
Columbuf Harrill. well known
farmer of the count ' died Satur
day at the home of his son Pet
Harrill at Hollis and was buried
Sunday at the Grigg graveyard in
the New House community. Mr.
Harrill had been sJo.'c several weeks
He was a substantial farmer and
business man. well known in Cleve
land and Rutherford counties and
At an early age be joined the
Baptist church at Double Springs
and was a faithful church member.
He was married to Miss Susan
Grigg of the New House section
and she survives with four children.
Mrs. Nelson Rogers of Dillon. S. C..
Mrs. Broadus Norman of Shelby. Pet
Harrill of Hollis and Claude Har
rill of Morganton, together with
eleven grandchildren. One brother,
t D. Harrill also survives.
Funeral services were conducted
Sunday by Rev. D G Washburn
and interment was in the Grigg
graveyard in the New House com
munity. A large crowd was present
to pay a tribute of tespeet to his
Cleveland County Casts 7,900 Votes In Primary
Here Is A Group Of Leaders And Winners In Saturday’s Primary
The gentlen; .1 tbo»e k noue other
than Robert R. Reynolds, who at
the present time is leading Cam
eron Morrison for the Democratic
nomination to the Chited States
Cate reports today indirate that the
man above, John C. C. Ehringhaus.
will be the next governor of North
Carolina. He is leading Fountain
and Maxwell, and Fountain, the
runner-up, may not ask a second
Irvin M. Allen (abo:v; will go Into
a second primary Saturday, July Z.
with 3. Raymond Cline for the nom
ination as sheriff of Cleveland
Raymond Cline (above) a* runner
up In Saturday's fo»rrornered race
for sheriff will be (hr opponent of
Sheriff Allen In the second pri
mary for sheriff.
Ernest Gardner (above) was nomi
nated aa representative tor Cleve
land county in Saturday’* Democra
tic primary, winning over Henry B.
Fountain May Not Seek Second Race
With Ehringhaus; Reynolds Leading
Almost Sure To
Lead First Run
Raleigh Writer Says Foun
tain Not Expected To De
mand Run-Off Race.
(Star News Bureau.)
Raleigh. June 6. (1 p. m.)—
John C. B. Ehringhaus may
be the next governor of North
Carolina without having to go
in the second primary. And
t is now rather certain that
Robert R. Reynolds, wet can- j
iidate for the United States
Senate, will lead the first pr»- j
tnarv vote by a small margin
jver Senator Cameron Morri- ■
son, former governor and ar
Reports going out from Ra
leigh correspondents today j
stated “Fountain is not ex-1
pected to call for a second pri-1
mary for Governor.” Foun- j
tain is second man to Ehring-j
haus with Maxwell third.
With 1.507 of the 1.823 j
precincts in North Carolina!
reported the vote for senator!
Reynolds _ 124,075
Morrison _ 121,016
Reynolds lead_ 3,059
With only 316 precincts yet
to be heard from in the Sen
ate race it is doubted if Mor
rison will overcome the Rey
nolds lead. The majority of
the 316 precincts not report
ed are small and Morrison
would have to get a good lead
in all to go ahead. The Reyn
olds lead may be reduced some
with a complete vote, but it is
believed he will still be some
The more votes reported th*
stronger Ehringhaus' gets.!
With 1,437 of the State’s 1, |
823 precincts reported in tin
governor’s race the vote stooc
Fountain __,. 93,236 j
A check of these figures show Eh-|
ringhaus to be 46,723■ votes ahead of;
Fountain, his nearest rival, and 52,-!
000 votes up on Maxwell, who trails!
Fountain by 6.725 vQtes.
Hie .atest count c*i the attorney
general’s race was: ,
McSwa in—39,480. /
One ox the outcomes which, if
the trend, continues, rray be called
a surprise in some Quarters is the
rontcst for secretary of state. At1
the present time Stacey Wade is!
leading James A. Haatness. incum -
bent, by a good majority
Today being the first Monday,.the;
county board of education and the!
county board of comnnssioners were'
holding their regular imonthlv meet
Second Primary Sure
For County And State
Offices; To Be July 2
Run-Off For Sheriff And County
Judge, Governor Senate
A second primary will be held
on Saturday, July 2nd. when
there wIP be a run-off in Cleve
land county between Irvin M.
Allen and Raymond Cline for
sheriff, Joseph Wright and ‘Pat’
McBrayei for county recorder.
This wil’ be held at the sam?
time the run-off w'dl be held for
state offirers when Ehrtnghaus will
oppose Fountain for governor and
Cameron Morrison and Bob Rey
nolds will go to the bat again. In I
the second primary a number oS |
other state officers may have to be
Raymond Cline. who was in j
Shelby this morning from Kings
Mountain, stated that "I am in thei
second primary," and while Mr. Mc
Brayer was not seen it is presumed
he will enter the second race for
judge. A second ra.ee for state of
ficers is necessary so neither one of
the runners up in the county race
is put in the position of calling for
a second primary as.d putting th*3
county to the expense of such elec
All who were regi mes ed and voted
in the oiimary on last Saturday.
June 4th, will be entitled to vote in
the second primary July 2nd with
out registration. Th? same registra
tion books and same election offi
Wins Race For
No. 6 Constable
The people of No 6 township
seem to be preltv well satisfied
with the veteran officer Bob
Kendrick as township constable.
In Saturday’s primary Bob de
feated his opponent. Fink E. Lack
ey, approximately 2 to 1, Bob's vote
was 2.080 and Lackey’s was 1,024.
Kendrick carried four of the six
precincts in No. 6 and Lackey car
ried Sheiby 3 and South Shelby by
a slight majority.
By precincts the vote follows:
Precinct Kendrick Lackey
Shelby One.„.431 177
Shelby Two __,_ 459 168
Shelby Three . _ 204 210
Shelby Four __.... 612 182
South Shelby __ 238 263
Queens _ _ 136 241
New County Tomaioe*
The first local tpotatoes of the
"ea~ were on sale it the curb mar
ket in Shelby Tuesday morning. The
market, operated by county club
women, is now ruining two days
sach week. Tuesday and Saturday,
and is doing a good business with
new vegetables, etc., coming in
In Later Issue
An official tabulated vote as
cast in the 26 precincts of the
county last Saturday will ap
pear In an early issue of The
Star, Election officials were
making their returns to the
election board today, begin
ning at 11 o'f’cck and it is
hoped that the canvas of re
turns will be finished so that
the official vote ran be pub
lished in Wednesday’s issue ol
However, it is felt that the
unofficial returns were com
piled so carefully that the of
ficial vote will not change the
results. The official tabulation
will be published in order to
show the strength and weak
ness of candidates in the var
ious voting precincts.
Shelby Man Appears Defeated For
Republican Nomination For
IT. S. Senate.
George W. DePriest, Republican,
opposing Jake Newell of Charlotte,
tor the nomination tor V. S. Senate
appears defeated ih one of the
smallest votes ever cast for a state
A separate box was for the Re
publicans to nominate their candi
date for U. S. Senate was at the
polling precincts and the latest re
Newell ........ ),331
Cleveland county's vote for Re
publican U. S. Senatorial nominee
will not be available until the of
ficial returns are made. Very few
Republicans voted in the one pri
mary box. Newell was running as a
dry and DePrtest on a platform of
modifying the prohibition Jaw.
Others Take Place
Of Ebeltoft As 1st
To Cast Vote Here
For a number of 'ears the late
T. W. Ebeltoft war the first or
among ‘he first voters to cast his
vote in the morning during pri
maries and election- in Shelby An
early riser, he was at the pells by
the time they opened
In the voting here Saturday
Frank Hoyle, C. C McBraye? and
Everett Dellinger 'wot the first tn
On State Ticket
Cleveland Voters Pick Favor
ites In State Races. Coun
ty’s State Vote.
Ehringhaus for Governor
and Cameron Morrison for U.
S. Senator had strong leads in
Cleveland county’s Saturday
primary on the state ticket.
Ehringhaus proved a favor
ite for Governor, having 435
votes more than both of his
opponents — Maxwell and
Morrison for the u. b, Sen
ate needed 187 votes to have
as many as his three oppon
ents, Reynolds. Bowie and
Grist, not taking into consid
eration Arthur Simmons, an
unknown poultryman of Whit
sett who got just a few votes
in the entire county for the
Maxwell _ 2,885
Total vote cast__7,501
Maxwell, it will be seen, was
a strong second contender for
Governor. He carried Holly
Springs, Sharon, East Kings
Mountain, West Kings Moun
tain and Lawndale. Maxwell
and Ehringhaus tied with 187
votes each in Shelby Box No.
3. Fountain did not carry a
j single one of the 26 precincts
in the county.
For U. S. Senator.
In the total vote, Morrison
for U. S. Senate had a lead of
591 votes over his nearest
rival Bob Reynolds. The to
tals are as follow’s:
Total vote cast_6,869
Morrison led Reynolds in
the following precincts: Holly
Springs and Boiling Springs
by one majority over Reyn
olds at each place, Grover,
East Kings Mountain, West
Kings Mountain, Wraco, Dou
ble Springs, Moaresbo.ro, Polk
ville. Delight, Lawndale. Fall
ston. Double Shoals, Mulls.
Reynolds carried the follow
ing precincts over Morrison:
Youngs, Sharon, Patterson
Spgs., Earl, Shelby 1. Shelby
2, Shelby 3. Shelby 4, South
ICONTWUB3 ON CAGE SIX »
C. C. (Cobby) Horn won the nom
ination at solicitor of county court
in Saturday’s primary by estab
lishing a majority ever his two
opponents, P. Cleveland Gardner
and W. 8. Beam.
At a meeting of the county
commissioners this morning At
torney Bynum E. Weathers was
appointed solicitor pro tern of
the county recorder’s court to
serve during the absence of
Solicitor W. Speight Beam. The
latter, who has been ill for gome
time, is now In the veterans
hospital at Portsmouth.
In Saturday’s primary At
torney C. C. Horn won the nom
ination for solicitor over Beam
and P. C. Gardner Weathers,
today named solicitor pro tern,
was one of the candidates for
recorder In Saturday’s primary.
Can you answer ;4 of these test
questions? Turn to page 2 for the
1. In early life, what color hair
did George Washington have?
2. In v/hat state t« the large King
3. In what state is Lake Pont
4. In what chain of Islands is
5. Whac Is the present form of
government in Portugal?
6. Name the negro lieutenant
governor of Louisian* during the
7. How many "federal districts"
are there in the U. S ?
8. In what city is Central Park
9. Who is commissioner of the
10. How many U. P. civil service
commissioners are there?
11. Who wrote ‘Heart Hungry"?
12. Name the six New England
13. What office ij held by Paul
14. By what popular term is tub
15. How much travel expense is
the president of tho U. S. allowed
16. What state produces the larg
est amount of coal?
17 In what city Paddington
13 Where is the Canadian pat- -
ent office located?
19. What are the school colors of
the U, 3 Military r.eademy?
20. In what country did Cecil -
Rhodes become famous? i;
Mrs. Newton, Horn,
And Gardner Victors;
Blanton, Herndon And Morri* Win Commis
sioners’ Race. Allen And Cline High In
Sheriff’s Race. Wright And McBrayer In
Run-Off For Recorder.
A record total of 7,900 Cleveland county citizens march
ed to the polls in Saturday’s Democratic primary and nom
inated three county officers by a clear majority, sent two
other contests into a second primary and nominated a new
board of county commissoiners.
County contests decided decisively in Saturday’s vot
ing were those for representative, county court solicitor and
treasurer. Ernest A. Gardner was nominated for the legis
lature over Henry B. Edwards, former representative; C. C.
Horn was nominated solicitor over P. Cleveland Gardner and
W. S. Beam; and Mrs. J. C. Newton was nominated treasur
er over Mrs. Hugh Maunev.
NEW COUNTY BOARD.
The new county commissioners, who won in a seven cor
nered race, are Joe E. Blanton, J. Lester Herndon and J. D.
Morris. The only two members of the present board seek
ing reelection were G. R. Lattimore and R. 1.. Weathers.
In the sheriff’s race, in which more interest centered
and more votes were cast, Sheriff Irvin M. Allen and J. R.
Cline led the four-cornered race. Allen was high with Cline
400 votes behind and Roger Laughridge third less than 300
votes behind Cline, while E. L. Webb was fourth. Since
there was not a majority Allen and Cline will compete for
the nomination in a second primary.
Joseph M. Wright led the recorder’s race with 2,685
votes with C, B. (Pat) McBrayer second by 500 votes. By
num E. Weathers ran third with Jas. £j. Cline in fourth place.
There wns not a majority in this race and Wright and Mc
Brayer will face each other in a second contest for the nom
FULL VOTE GIVEN.
The complete unofficial vote assembled by The Star
Saturday night and Sunday morning for all county contests
Ernest A. Gardner ______—----4,475
Henrv B. Edwards____2,57f7
I. M. Allen..——---2,796
J. R. Cline ____—_2,308
E. L. Webb .___.712
Mrs. J. C. Newton ---__-6,529
Mrs. Hugh L. Mauney----*_2,142
Joseph M. Wright.-.2,685
C. B. McBrayer ..2,113
Bynum E. Weathers____— ____ 1,628
Jas. S. Cline___ 1,438
C. C. Horn_______4,728
P. Cleveland Gardner_ 2*211
W. S. Beam __ 713
Joe E. Blanton__—--;___ 4,773
T. L. Herndon______4,421
J. D. Morns.. 3,844
S. S. Mauney_ 2,552
G. R. Lattimore_2,524
R. L\ Weathers __ 1,995
M. S. Beam __ 1,622
341 Students Establish A Perfect
Attendance Record In City Schools
Remarkable Attendance Record
Made. 143 Other Student*
Students of the Shelby school
system established a remarkable at
tendance record during the year Just
closed. During the full school term
341 students were neither absent nor
tardy and 143 others were not ab
sent a single day.
The list by schools follows:
Patsy Honeycutt, Ernest Hamrick,
Margaret Spake. Viola McSwain,
Ben Evans McWhlrter, Howard
Smith, Clyde Mode, Lyman Jones,
David Jackson, Lois Bland. Marjorie
Buice, Jimmie Rushin, Grady Dover,
Mildred McArthur, Emily Buice,
Jack Buchanan, Dockie Glascoe,
Hazel Blanton, Louise Kiser, Glee
W. J Childers. Lewie Alvin Drum,
Melvin Kale, Dewitt Wilson, Gwen
ioiyn Biggrrstaff, Melba Kale. Betty j
Kitchen, Thomas Wright, Ray Stek.)
'athleen Robinson, Dovie Mae Lail,
Marjorie Dean Hill, Ethel Low-1
■ance, Ruth Wright. Mack Kale,
>onard Morrison, Charles Earle,)
^awrence Kitchen, Dewey Lows,;
Virginia Gates. Dorothy Ann Me-;
Vhirter. Dora Nix, Juanita Noggle, j
irthur Grigg, Paul Lad, Jack WU-j
on, Catherine Chandler, Josephine!
McWhlrter, Howard Kale, Teddy
Kale, Paul Martin, Margaret Alice
Smith, Margaret Varee Smith, Ella
Mae Tesseneer. 5
Prances Greenway, Helen Prit
chard, Robert Allen, Billie Lanear,
J. A. Montieth, Margaret Horner,
Elizabeth Holland, Ruth Lanier,
Wanette Pritchard, Catherine Set
zer, Ralph McCarter, Ralph Prit
chard. Ruth Gaskey, Jack McGill,
Ethel Williams, Sibyl McCarter, Bet
ty McFalls, Wilma Lovelace, Law
rence Holland, Amy Sharp. Gene
Gladden. Ruth Cline. Elizabeth Mor
gan, Mildred Greenway,
Gladys Haynes, Prances Patter
son, Betty Lou Champion, Ralph
Hawkins, Bill Reinhardt, Harold
Ward, Doris Hughes, Fred William
Whltener, Hersal Beam, Palmer
Smith, Alvin Weaver, J. B. Panther,
Earl Roberts, Rachel Brown, Nellie
icofn’tnueo on paos siom.i
On Tuesday Night
A meeting of the Warren Hoyle
American Legion pos* will be held
iu the court house Tuesday night
*t 8 o'clock. All member* are urged
to be present.