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- York, 8. C., Jan. 19.?York county
rural police, keeping up a drive agalnst
York county moouahlucrs.
seined two big copper stills and a
large quantity of mash In the pant
day or two. One of the stills was
near Clover and the other was In the
New glon section. Neither, still was
in nnaratinn u-hon fntmH
Rock Hill, S. C.. Jan. 19.?Kleotic
11 s and teports of the trustees of
denominational Institutions con*
pleted today the 16th annual convention
of the upper South Carolina
dtooeee of the Episcopal church.
Bishop K. K Kin ley of Columbia
told the dloceae yesterday that all
Items of laat year's budget had been
paid In full, that 357 persons were
confirmed last year, 1V8 more than
Bpsrtanburg, s. C.. Jan. 19. Union
complainants in the National labor
t relations board hearing of charges
against the Spartan mills were expeeled
to complete their testlmoy by
the weekend today as additional wit
nesses took the stand.
Unfair labor practice*, based on
(ha mill's alleged discharge of -and
refusal to re-employ 09 workers altar
a "strike In 1936, are charged in
Thirty six of 38 witnesses heard
to date are among the 59 workers
listed In the complaint.
Niagara Falls. N. Y., Jan. 19.?Colice
were stationed around a new
international bridge below Nlagra
Falls today to keep people front
walking across It
The bridge was created by nature
almost overnight at the foot or the
falls by ioe forming from the spray
The bridge is slippery and extremely
- dangerous but Police Chief Tracy
O. IJb Vee said people have tried tu
''In years gone by a lot of foolhardy
people have walked across tne
falls on ice bridge but this is one
tlut won't be open to traffic,' he
N. M., Jan. 19.?W P
btephena contends the Biblical ban
on "storing up treasures" on earth
Justifies his refusal to pay 1.8 per
cent on the wages of his bakery em
ployeca for state unemployment com
pensatlon. But he must defend bis
stand in court. The compensation
commission field suit against him
for $104 plus' Interest.
Darlington, 8. C., Jan. 19. Henry
Jacobs was sentenced to serve ten
years In the state penitentiary after
conviction in general sessions court
yesterday for the fatal shooting in
Novorber, 1938, of Oscar Qarland.
Ronald Origgs was recently sen
fenced to life imprisonment for his
part in the slaying.. .
Honolulu, Jan. 19.? Eighteen naval
bombing planes arrived at Pearl
Harbor at 8:40 A. M. (EST) today.
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The Species Was
JI "HE N15C1ROTCS ftf fch# rnrtof of
"* distinctive patois which differs
ben of their own race up country. 1
... a cow?ia "he". "Where* ia "w'ar",
With this bit of explanation,
deal roue of killing some big gami
plantation-owner below Charleston,
was arranged. The Britisher, chat
assigned to a "stand" on one of tl
been told to shoot only at bodes,
Suddenly, fifty yards away, sen
tawny brown showed in the under]
a convulsive thumping in the umdert
The old negro left his covert ?
' >? that had been shot
"Did I kfll him?" called the <
"Yeah, boas. You kill 1m," anc
stricken game. Than, as seeing th
he added; " *B a doe do'."
At this moment the host her
shot from his place of ambush a hi
. "Any luckT"ha called out as
that it ia a dodo?a creature whl
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Wilmington, Jan.^19?Huge crowds
visited the British cruiser Apollo,
: in port here, during the week-end,
Saturday's throng estniated at 5000
| was said to have brought to 9,000
talleis at the craft for two days.
Halt-lnli. Jan. 19.?The second annual
convocation of the North Carolina
Council of Churches was on rec
ord today as favoring legislation to
eiadicate the lynching scandal from
the United States. I
The clergymen and lay leaders at
: yesterday's meeting also voiced opI
posttlou to organisation of Junior re
1 serve officers training corps- . units
lu the state's high schools. I
i Morganton,' Jan. 19.?Plans are
' now underway for a modern V. M. C.
A. -building at Valdese . that will
serve the entlre community as a rec
reotlcnal center, according to Albert
P. Qarrou. prominent Industrialist
and civic leader.
While plana are yet incomplete,
the project Is expected to represent
! an expenditure of between $90,000
and $60,000. the major part of the
cost to be boru by the Industrial
I concerns of Valdese.
Italelgh, Jan. 19.?Gov. Hoey said
today he bad no comment to niuko on
the arrest In Lawrence. Mass., oil
Fred Erwln. Beat, wanted as a fugitive
from Justice from Gastonla, but'
added that the regular procedure I
would be followed in preparation
and approval if extradition papers,
oO far us he knew.
Gastonla, Jan. 19.?D. Anthony,
pilot was free today of charges that
he had endaugered lives by flying
a plane too low over Cherryville. An
thony termed the charges "ridiculous"
prior to acquittal lu superior,
Raleigh. Jan. 19.?State Utilities^
Commissioner Stanley Wiuborne
said today a proposed rale reduction
schedule submitted by t'he Ttdewaier
Power company had been taken under
advisement by his commission.
The proposed reduction was not
as large as had been anticipated,
Winborue said, due to a $176,000 increase
in operating expenses report-]
ed by the company.
Concord, Jan. 19.?Mr. and Mrs.
, Ernest Porter, 56 West- Depot street
this city, and W. C. Kirkputrlck of!
Shelby were injured in a head-on col
llslon which occurred at the intersection
of old U. S. highway No. 29,
iitd the new route near the Jackson
Park grill yesterday afternoon.
All three are patients at the 'Cabarrus
county general hospital.' Mr.
and Mrs. Porter are suffeing from
] sever cuts and bruises while the
Shelby man received a broken shout
Winston-Salem, Jan. 19,?The defense
presented more witnesses today
to show that John A. Hartle, 63
yfear old grocer, was justified In slay
lng Walter L?e sarnm in me name
home la at November 16.
nd the World
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South Carolina and Georgia have a
radically from the Bpeech of momCverything?a
man, a woman, a bull,
"though" la "do", etc., etc.
we may proceed. An Englishmen,
9 accepted an invitation to visit a
In honor of the visitor a deer drive
jeroned by an old negro man, was .
he best "runs." Beforehand he had i
as the doea and the falms enjoyed
>es an open glade, a darting patch of
growth. The Englishman fired, and
nrush told him he had not missed,
tad ran forward to aee what it was
acred the darky, as he bent over tho
at the fallen animal had no horns,
ried up tho tnttl having heard the
indred yards or so away.
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BURIED MONDAY j
Funeral services for Mis. Henry
C. Froneberger, age 62, were held V
it Grace l.u.tiun church, Bessefiief I
City, o.i Monday aftornoon and In*
.tirntni made in the Bessemer City
Mis. Froneberger died at hei
! heme In Bessemer CHy early Sun
day morning, following a tew dayi
Illness *c< pneumonia. Mrs. Frone
b(;i\zer Wflft a daiiarhfat nf *ho U*?
i~ v- > ? ? *~ti
Fell* Carroll and Mrs. Frances GanltJ
Cm roll and was b-^ru ana reared
near Kings Mountcln.' '4 ! -i
iShe Is survived by the following
otUdren: Mrs. L. E. Wall of charlotte,
Dr. H. D Fronebenger,- P. C. .
Frcuobeiger and Miss Sarah Frooebeiger
of Castonfa; Mrs. M. B. Pear'
son, Mrs. Bob TreVarthen, Eugene
Froneberger, all of Bessemer City;
Mis. Paul Dong of Kings Mountain,
and H. C. Froncberger, who is attending
sch-ool in Chicago. She 3 ts
also survived by her- aged mother,
who has been an Invalid for yeara;j
two sisters, Mrs. J, Bun Patterson]
and Mis. Chartle Ware of Kings
Mountain; two brothers. Joe and IS.
L. Carroll of Besaumer Ctty. F
lite funeral services were attend- 84
ed by a large number of people, n
inanycf whom were frcin Kings w
Men's Club Makes
Mrs. Pefe Gamble, the local Red c
Red Cross Case Worker, came be- '
I fore the Business Men's Club at '
their meeting January 13th and presented
the need for funds to supply c
i milk to some needy children. After e!
I discussion and on motton of Mayor c
J. E. Herndon K passed that 966.00
| shou'd be given for fbla purpose and
:>n equal amount to the schools io a
| funrlsh food for undernourished e,
children. - t f
I 1 '.'.-a prCgrtam at this meeting was a<
. >n charge of Ollbert Hord and W. J.'
' Fulkern:n. A very fine entertain-\ &
1 men! was nr?s?tit<ut h? ?*?...
ijoung people. The rmrMclans vfero'ai
: there in charge of Prof. Paul B. Hen | y
J d ricks and a dramatics, .group In i
| charge of Miss Prances Hord.
; The next meeting df the Club w?ll ti
be Thursday evening January 28th y
with supper at 6:30. The program
will be In charge of Kred Plonk and
Howard B. Jackson. ^
February 24th was set as the date ^
for the Anniral Ladies' Night and as ("
committee for arrangements for tins'
occasion the following were appoint- ,l
cd: Rev. W. M. Royce. W K. Maun-' *
ey and J. E. Herndon. The sum ot j si
$60.00 wan nptproprlated for enter-1
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! Scout Week Observance lV
B. N. Barnes. Chairman of 8oout- "
I iilc In Kincm Mountain, annniiiunn
hi the business session of the regu-; L
; jr Thursday nigort meeting of the vl
Business Men's Club that Natioual
Coy Scout Week would be observed b
this year the week of February 6th \
and proposed that t'be Men's Club v
join in the usual plans for a Father 0
and Son Banquet for Thursday night t|
Toe plans was endorsed by the
Club and Mr. Bhrnes appointed as ,
committee on arrangements, B. b.
Peeler, 1-add Ham rick and R. C.
tlold. As committee on program "lie
appointed Rev. P. D. Patrick, Paul
Mauney and the Sooutmaster's Club.
As com ml. tee on distribution of the
tickets he appointed the local Scouting
Finance Committee, B. 8. Ncill,
W. K. Mauney and Paul Nelsler.
Ben L<ong, Jr., young son of Mr.
nnJ tf* ? ? 0? - ? *t_
auu ini a. ovu* or., iwcuuy ru
listed In the United Statea Army'
and la now located at Port McClelland.
Young Long graduated from Klnga
yjour) *tn High Bcibool la*r. tyt-lng
He area a good student and valuable
member of the High. School bend.
He la continuing tots study In bind
muale since hta enlistment.
He was also an Bagle Boost, mem
ber ot the troop of which Mr. Carl
Davfdaon is lead sr.
Baptist Men's Class To
The Men's Berean Class of ths
Irat Baptist Sunday School will soertaln
meobera of ths Msa's Bible
~!laee st s bantaaa supper Friday
vening at T o'clock St the Wombs'*
lub building. Rev. L. Boyd Hmmb.
astor of St. Matthssm Lutheran
hurch. has been aeOared aa ths
peuher of the evening.
B. C Meftain Is Pisltssl of tse
lereae Ctoaa and TV H. Caauphell in
Tasldeut of 'he Men's Bible Ctas*
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IRSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1M0
'rominent Local i
Citizen Passes ,
7riday Morning J
James L. Mauney, age 78, died
rlday morning at lbe bome of hit r
in, John Mauney, following an illess
of several days. Mr. Mauney B
as very sick In the fall and baa
bt regained bis strength when be t
as again stricken a short time beire
Funeral services were held Saturiy
afternoon at Concord Methodist .
burch. on the Bessemer City-Cher-,
nille hlgttway and interment made *
i-the Conocrd cemetery. Hev. E.'NY.;
ox. pastor of Ceneral Methodist
hutch, assisted by Rev. W. A. Par-]
ens, pastor of Grace Methodist
Hutch, conducted the services.
Active paii-jbearers were members J
r the Order of Red Meu and honor-1
ry pallbearers included B. N. Barni>,
A. H. Patterson. B. S Peeiet.
barles K. Thomasson, B. 8. -Noill 3
nd J. R. Davis. !<11
Mr. Mauney is survived by two |,
.us, Irvin and John Mauney, and[t
ivo daughters, Mrs. F. F. Heavener t
r>d Miss Mary M'auney. all of KlngB|t
fountain. He Is also survived by!v
.vo brothers, Caleb Mauney of Bes- \
iiner City gnd Rolandus Mauney, of i
le i uncora cuiiunuuiiy; one gisicr, |
ii*. N. H. Kendrick of Cherryvillo.1 f
He was a son of the late Caleb
[auuey and his late Mfe. Mrs. Jaue' j
launey, well known family of the
oncord community. (
For many years he has made his
erne In Kings Mountain, where ne
as loyed and honored by young
ltd old. . j
He was a faithful member ana'
lewiri of Central Methodist chur-j
!: ji" :i always in his place in the
ew unless providentially hindered.
lr:r a ltUa time be had been a
icmber of the school bord in Kings
fountain and was at all times inter
sted in any movement for tne adancetnent
of the schools. j
iThe funeral sedvice was attendel
y a large number from Kings;
fountain, Bessemer City, Cherrytile,
and elsewhere and the floral'
tferlngs were numerous and beau- j
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By WILL SOGERS f
TB70MEN still get mti in street v
" care In small town, wher? i
folks M neighborly, or where ahell
W BMy to sea yea at ehoreh the
neort Somlay, hot In New York and
a m ox outer Mg towns they vet
to stand op unless they en whip |
T.W ft ?u on on* of ;
them eeiMBotiea ilia street ears
ea Broadway that mis happened, k
|S-| saaa get n and sal* to a
ffeie wasat aaad to It She says,
"Ik (haahai please keep pear
M* ?>?, "Me, yea take It I deal
sjjojj^^t^he got awful j*d
HIGH SCHOOL TO
In keeping wlUi the policy of the
tings Mountain High School to keep
breast with the limes, n High
Jjool paper will be published. The '
xper will be published. The paper
rill be tabloid size, and will carry
omplcte information and articles, acut
the work and accomplishments
f the school. The first issue will be
lubllshed shortly, and will carry, a
ummary of the work of the~ first
alf of the school' yead. Plans'are to
nake the paper. The Mountaineer,
tte of the best publications, of its
;lnd In the State.
noth Supt. B. N. Barnes and Miss
rfary Mitchell, English teacher, and
lead of the newspaper staff, will as1st
the pupils in I he new uudertak
The Herald la awaiting with much
ntereet the new publication in our
nldst. and extends a most hearty
vclcome to the young Journalists.
Members of the staff w:;i be hs
Ed'.tor?ln<Chlef: Virginia Loban.
Assistant Editor:. Howard Whitinpton.
Business Manager: James flatteree.
LJterary Editors: Mildred Jolly,
dary Julia Pollock. Hatel Kals
Social Editors: - Phyllis Patterson.
Elizabeth Plonk. Lillian Moss.
Sport Editor. Charles Campbell.
Joke Editor: Buren Neill.
Classroom Reporters: Nina Put-,
lam, Bobby Altrau, Jim Nickels, j
Itoria Corn well, Ladd Hmnrick, Rahel
McClaln, Marjorle Rlppy, Billy'
Thprnburg. Howard Edens. |
Typists: Jewel Bracket, Irene Olad
en, Lllafoye Sides. .
Faculty Advisor: Miss Mary Mithell.
father Of Local Lady Dies^'.
Hickory. Jan. 17.?Davis Moore,
>IeO;mbs. 77. a pioneer local merhint,
father of Mrs. B. S. Neill, of
Cings Mountain, died at the home of,
its daughter. Mrs. Thomas P. Pruitt',
his morning after weveral months
f illness. A native cf Mecklenburg
ounty, Mr. McCambs lived until he j
vas 1J years old at the McComb
iQ.neplace ten miles east of Char-'
otte. He then came to Hlcltory with,
lis parents. Robert \V. and Margaret'
For many lears Mr. McCorab was
n tbe mercantile business iu iUckiry,
being interested in tbe Liuk.lcCoiub
company, McCcmb I)roth-'
rs and Boat and company. He was
ngugCd for years in tbe cattle bust-'
teas, tetiring because of ill healtn
bout three years ago. He was one
if the original stockholders of the
"irst Building and Loan association.
The funeral services were held
it 2 o'clock Tuesday atteruoon at'
he First Presbyterian church. Inter-!
nent was in Cakwood cemetery.
Mr. MivlXnnb is survived by his
rife, the former Miss Louisa Whitetide;
the following sous and daugh-'
ers: Frank W. MtTomb of Blue-i
nont, Va.. Mrs. B. S. Neill of Kings'
Mountain, Mrs I'aomas P. Pruitt of
lickory. Itobert McOontb of Bluenont,
Va., K. H'arry MoComb aud
iavld M. McComb. Jr., of Hickory,
ind Mrs. Lyndcn Bennett or Cbatta- (
IfM/BU. Tf?mi nn/1 tun uUlpro Mica.
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a Ameilia and Elizabeth McC'omb
drs. J. M. Woods Dies
,Mrs. J. M. Woods, 81. for many
oars a resident of Kings Mountain,
lied Monday night at the home or
ter son. Mack Woods, In McAden- j
llle. She had made her home there
ae past three years. * .
Surviving are her husband. J. M.
VoOds, now also of MktAdenvllle, 5
ions. I'erry of West Virginia, Mack
it McAdenvllle, Horace of Kannapois.
Bob of Spencer and FInley or
Jrover, and two daughters, Mrs. Sal
ie Keener of Grover, and Mrs. John
lie Ballard of Charlotte.
Funeral services were held Wedlesday
afternoon at 2:30 at First
lle.pt 1st church in McAdenvtlle. Rev.
r. R. Snow officiated Interment was
n me oemeier) rucre.
Prizes Offered By
State U. D. C.
31 prizes will be given by chapters
frroughout the state of the U. D. C.
during 1938. Mrs . L.. P. Neal has a
omplete list of the prizes offered
nd the rules for competing for
iTjwo members of the local chaptr
have won prises In the past. Mr*,
' uramers mon two medals for the
est essays submitted and Mrs.' L. P
Veal won two prises of 110.00 In
Anyone desiring more inform at lot
boot the Contest may consult Mrs
* F. NeaL
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Local Scouters ]
Are Honored At 1
Carl w. Davidson Given Beavsr |
Award ? Aubrey Mauney Erected
' (Special ip The Herald)
Coening r.s u distinction to Kings a
Mountain and one of its leaders wtio
Pas done much to build a stnong |
Scouting program locally and in
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v lutvwna county, uart wr Davit!*
Ron. Sooulmunter of Tncop 2, Boy , !
Scouts, was giYeu the Beaver Award
at the Annual Piedmont Council
meeting autl Banquet in Gastouia
Tuesday night. This Beaver Award
is a recognition ,<c outstanding aer*
vice to Boy'cood c America.
Hon. Bis ma rk Capps was re-elected
President or the Council for hit
seventh term. Also re-elected were
Scorn Executive R. M. fjchlele'aud
the oi'irer members of the Executive
Committee at lurge. Aubrey Mauney,
who was recently made Chairman of
Scouting In Cleveland Oounty, was
elected a Vlce-PreBldent of the CounThe
meeting was attended by ap* 3?
proximately three hundred Scouters
and Advanced Scouts from the elev- H
en counties making up the Piedmont
Council. A large group were present "m
front' Kings Mountain. Among tboso
attending were B. N. Barnes, Rev. B
W. Fox. Rev. A. O. Sargeant, Rev.
U Boyd Harmn, Rev. P. D. Patrick.
Glee Bridges, Jo? L. Woodward.
Carl W. Davltlspn. S. A. Mauney,' W
K. Mauney. Aubrey Mauney, Laney
Dettmar, B. S. Peeler, O. W. Myers,
H. C Wilson. Jack Hullender, George
H. Mauney, Howard Haynes, Harry
Page, Ladd Hamrlck, Ladd Ham rick,
Jr., Wray Williams, J. R. Davis end
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The address of the occasion waa
delivered by Dr. borne W. Barclay
National Director of Camping and i
Activities of the Boy Scouts of Amer *'
ica., Dr. Barclay is an International
figure in Scouting. He has been awaxded
many honors for service including
the award of the Legion of
Flonor of France. He made a power- jfl
ful idea for more outdoor activities 'i
In the Scouting program and praised I
Che Council for its summer camp at
Lake I-anler and the large camp at- .
The rtport of the Chairman of
Qainijping. indicated that six troopa
from Kings Mountain attended camp
during l'he past summer.
Kings Mountain paid $500 as its
part of the $15,000 budget last year. 4
For the coming year $600 is called
for. The apportionment is spread on .'}
a basis of $6.00 per Scout.
Reports were heard at the meeting
from each of the County VtcePresidents
and the Chairmen of- the
various Scouting Activities and Departments.
The report of the Scout
matrrrs was maae ny utee a; Britiges.
B. N. Barnes made a report on
Programs and Aubrey' Mauney on
Scouting |n the Lutlvan Church.
The City of Oastionia donated a
valuable lot to the Council and thH i
gift was accepted with thanks. The
plan is to erect on this lot perm*- jjfl
nent Council Headquarters.
Court Of Honor Tonight .
Boy Scout Court pt Honor and
showing of Scouting motion plo- tures
will' take place this evening at 1
the High School Auditorium at 7:80.
Scout Executive R. M. Scbiele of
Oatrtonla wilt be present. All Scouta '
and Siouters are especially lnvlteu
to attend. 1
by James Preston_
(Opinion* Expressed In This Column
Ars Not Necessarily the Views of
There's . a clause In the farm bill
that Is going to create oome pretty
perplexing situations if it ever bocomes
g law. In. so many wofip it
says, for instance, that If t farmer's '
chicken eats grass or grain from
land that has been "retired" (taken
out of production by crop-control orders)
any eggs laid by that chicken
cannot be sold.
If any crap grown on forbidden .
| lands, such as grass or grain or
beans is fed to livestock. or poultry,
e ays the clause, then "such poultry
or Livestock or the products thereof"
must be consumed by the farmer's
family, employees or household jn
and muat not be told.
Farmer Jones, therefore, is going 4,
to have a pretty bough Urns of It
keeping his pigs, chtokens, etc., leg- I
illy tit tor the market. A chicken
(Cont'd on Editorial page)