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VOL. 33 NO. 4
?Nat ion n) News? .
Manilla, Jan. 25.?Paul V. M?j
Null, U. S. high commissioner to th<
Philippines, returned today on th<
warship "Augusta from a 'uonfereiici
with Admiral Harry E. Yarnetl, con
monder of the Asiatic fleet a
Memphis, Tenrt-.; Jan. 25,?Israe
- Harding Noe tslep fitfully in n hospl
i3i icaay, nu last to attain itiunor
ti-Kty ended against liis will. whl|!
medical friends undertook to restort
strength to his wasted body.
The 47-year-old ousted - dean o
fashionable St. Mary's Bpisccpal cn
thodral was . tushed to the hoaplta
last night for feeding by force whet
he fell into what doctors describe!
ar "a deep sleep' at the end of 2!
. days o< absolute abstinence. %'
' l*y>rt Wa'ytle. Ind., Jnn. 25.?Polici
planned a lie detector test today foi
an attractive nineteen veer old wall
re?s who confessed, they said, thai
she commltteed three robberies an'
then gave the loot to her marrlet
The girl ? Miss Lucille Reeve!
Curria, alias Lucille Martin ? wai
being held In jail under $10,000 bone
on a charge cf armed robbery. Undei
arrest ..was' also Gale Rlchendollar
32, married and the father of ,tw<
children, lo whom Miss Gurrie sol'
she gave the money obtained in th<
robberies. He Is held as an accessor}
Alameda. Calif., Jan. 25.?Th'
China Clipper, with her original loi
of eight passengers was ready t(
take off again this afternoon fo:
Honolulu. HVb' Saturday the clip
per returned-to-tho-mainland at Sar
Pedro after a reserve gasoline tanl
line developed trouble 600 miles ou
on a scheduled flight from Alamedi
/ - to Hopolulu.
^ Hock Hill, S. C.. Jan. 25?Pat Mc
Alilcy, post office clerk. Is authlrt!
for thl? one. While huntlii# TSM
here ho said he throw a stone at I
r?M?it which so frightened the bun
ny that it Jumped straight Into t
bird dog's moirth. The doy, McAlile:
said, held onto the animal. '
Hoolrford, III., Jan. 25.?Hundred1
of families In the Rockford vlclnltj
p.bandoned their homes early toda;
as a 12-hcur downpour of rain floo'
ed two frozen creeks, backed up air
inundated streets and dwwolllngfi
The rainfall totaled 2 1-2 inches an
the storm continued this afternoon.
Oreenvllle, S. 'C., -Tan. 24.?Ten
nfusee authorities were asked toda;
lo lend their aid In Identifying i
woman who was fatally injured Frl
day night near here.
Itbe operator of a lunchroom nea
the scene of the accident told offl
cer? the woman had said a shor
time before the accident that sn<
was from Johnston City.. Tenn. Pc
lice of that city were notified.
Laurens, 8. C., Jan. 25.?An in
nueet was called for today in the fa
tal shooting of Roy Lee West, 20
and the wounding of Floyd Miller.
T*e men were shot late Saturda:
night at the home of Mrs. Franl
Nofffz, five miles from Cross Hill.
'HIS little incident dates back
well-known publisher of Nev
be if at present. His only daugl
with a baby of her own, had Just
call her Clara, which Is not her rt
Since before his marriage, th
beard. The little girl, of course, h
a mustache and whiskered chops.
One Saturday night, moved b
him a clean shave. Then he went 1
little Clara came from the nursery
awake; her daddy still snooted.
The child was in the act of
fell upon the smooth face on the
widened with astonishment
Leaving her mother's side, th<
and subjected the countenance of
she crept back again to where the
"Hotkey dear," she said in ai
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?State News? .
Monroe. Jan. 25.?(Fjr Broom, 23,
? soj) of Oscarr' Broom, well-known
5 dairyman, allegedly shot and aeri
ously wounded his first cousin, Ellis
i (Irosu, and then turned the gun on
t Himself abcut 4:30 this morning at
I the Hroom home near here. Both
I i.re S?? tli,. I.?l'^I?oI ?. I.t- ?? Uuit
I...,. uv^?ai n ml ICly 11LI 1' "
^ Chance to recover,
j Charlotte, Jan. 23,-^-Shot In' the
'I chest with a pisicl late Saturday
!j night ut the homo of his brother,
John Partlow at '.'6')6 South Tryon
| street. Henry Partlow, negro, died
' shortly thereafter, according to a
report made to city police I,eroy
1 "Mutt" Foster was named as the as1
saiiant and is being sought by olii
Ashevllle, Jan. 23.?The body of a
man identified by papers in his pcc5:
ket as Char.les A. Werhan. 26, oi
r Asheville, was found beside a roaj
t in the Walnut creek region of Madtt
son county early today, with a ahotII
gun wound in the chest.
tj Deputy Sheriff Hubert Woiley, of
I Madison, said there \vere indications
' that the man had beeu slain elsewhere
and his body taken to the Wal
1: nut creel; vicinity ar.d dumped from
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' Ashe^lle, .TaiJ. 23.?-Paul Pappus*
38-year-old operator of a shoe sliitie
5 nndMiat cleaning shop was held with
riout privilege of bond today after the
j shooting of William li. Turner. in
| Iront of a downtown cafe last night.
"! PoVlce Captain Eric Hall sold Pap
1 i pas and Turner had a fight here about
four years ago and Turner cut
I Pappas about the face and abdomen,
"j Turner. he said, left after the fight
I i and only recently returned to Asjie[j
Raleigh, Jan. 25.?Field social
work representatives conferred here
today with the stat^of the state
. board of charities and public welfare.
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- Thr wfcrWM will continue
' through Monday.
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Asheville. Jaii. 25.?Bill Payne and
Wash Turner, notorious bank robbers.
will go on trial tomorrow char
Red with slaying George Henn, a
n state highway patrolman, in a gun
j battle near here August 22.
tr1 Penn was shot and killed on a
II dead-end country read after he haa
iVchaPed an automobile which arouse
1.1 his suspicion at a weighing stalon.
1 The bandits' car was found abandoned
behind a hotel here a few
I hours later. . .
Sheriff Laurence E. Brown announcccl
that Payne's and Turner's
' f'ngerprints we're found on the car,
* and the search for the fugitive*.
* who had been at large for six moni
ths, was Intensified. A few days lar
j ter the grand Jury returned murder
["i indictments against them.
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Kinston. Jan. 25.?James A. Powers.
solicitor of the sixth district for
the past 20 years, has announced
[ his candidacy for the superior court
Rooky-Mount, Jan. 25.?An autoy
mobile htf Frank B. Taylor's buggy
Ic near here Saturday night and Taylor
und the World
IN S. COBB
r in the House
N S. COBB
a good many years, when a certain
' York Was somewhat younger than
iter, now a charming young matron
: passed her fourtv birthday. Let ut
e gentleman in question had worn a
ad never seen her father except with
y a whim, he told the barber to give
lome and to bed. Next morning early
to kiss her parents. The mother was
kissing her mother, when her gase
pillow in the adjacent bed. Her eyes
?little thing tip-toed across the room
the pleeper to a pusslcd stare. Then
A awed whisper, "who is the strange
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KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C.
BIRTH EXCEED DEATHS HERE .
Kings Mountain la a good place to
live. It is also a healthy place to live.
There was over three times as many
births in Kings Mountain as thoro
was deaths during the year 1937,-according
to records kept In the office
of City Clerk, Charles Oitling. A to.
?al of,l34 births were recorded com?
' pared with only 43 deaths' tor thq
The year before, 1936, a total of
129 births were recorded and 58
deaths. _ The figures apply vpnly td
births and deaths within the city
limits of Kings Mountain.
The 3ccnitmastcrs Club met MorfUay.
anuary 24. lor their first meeting
of the year. Laney Dettmar was
elected chairman in the place oif
Call Davidson who has served the
past two years, .lack Hullender wai
A program for the Annual Scout
Week February 6th to 13th, was
It was announced that the pattors
of the town are to have charge
of the plans fos- the religious services
during Scout Week and Will
make announcements at a later date
as to when and where union service
will be held.
It was decided to have an Ehnergjehfcy
Scout. Call during Scout Week.
; The fire whistle will will be blown'
' one day and each and every Scout
is asked to repoit immediately to
the City Hall, from which place we
have planned several tests to takfe
place under the direction of the Volunteer
Firemrbn and Scoutmasters. '
Rev. P. D. Patrick Is to have
; chf"'P of program at the schools.
The aim is to have at least three
. aliuinute talks on scouting before
assemblies of all school boys during
:tho week at bach city sehoot.
Jack Hullender was designated to
have charge of Scout window displays
and exnositions. He issues tt>
all Scouts who have any handicraft
articles or any thing suitable for
disjplcy please notify him or see the
ope in charge of this at once. Let s
[have the biggest and best display in
' the county.
I" H. (' Wilson, Carl Davidson and
fAubrey Mauney are to have charge
rf the Scout program at the Fath,
or and Son banquet which will be
. held in the cafeteria of Central
' School on February 10th.
The Scoutmasters Club will have
1 their next meeting February 151 a.
J with .Troop One.
Mrs. Flovd Hullender
Mrs. Flcyd Hullender, 29, died at
I her heme here Monday morning at
,2:00 o'clock, following a brief illness
I from pneumonia.
Surviving are her husband. Floyd
Hullender, and three children, Lawreace,
Bobby Jean, and Louise, all
lit hr.mrt A 1cA" ouri-li'ln? o??
?? mvu.vi uu? > t? illf) HIU UCI pui
cnts. Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Howard of
Hrysou City, two sisters, Mrs. T. E.
Howard and Miss Frances Howard
i and a brother, Eulace Howard of
She was a member of First Baptist
church of Brysos City.
Funeral services were held Tuesday
afternoon and interment made
in Putteraon Grove cemetery.
Troop Meets '
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Boy Scout troop Five held its reg
ular meeting Monday night. This
being what the troop calls play night
had no regular program. Due to the
i weather the out-door program was
postponed until next week. Th'o
question was asked: "What is the
one thing you would like to see this
troop dot' Each one present making
answer. Advancement was spoken
of by most Scouts. If you are of
Smut atra TfAon t'loo !????? ???
l?n<- i>uu|> * |14? IVt o JUU IV
dr.op In and see what they are doing.
Charles Oantt, Scribe.
Men's Club Meets TonightThe
regular supper meeting of the
Business Men's Club will be held at
the Woman's Club Building tonight
at 6:30. Messrs Fred Plonk and
Howard Jaokson will be in charge
of the program. It la reported that
a chicken dinner is being prepared.
Leave For Florida
Mrs. E. W. Griffin. Mrs. Vera
Rawlee, Mrs. J. R Davis, Mrs 8 R
Saber and Mrs E. L>. Campbell left
early this morning for a two-weeks
stay in Florida. The party will visit
several places of Interest In Florida
spending part of the time at the Qrlf
fin cottage In Palm Harbor.
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 27. 193*
Are Seen Here
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Citizens cf Kings Mountain ht
the opportunity of witnessing the s
I tlom seen Aurora LJorealis, hei
I Tuesday night between 7:00 at
|.7:30 p. in. The sky in the northea
i wal beautifully illutniuated with tl
1 redjish. purple northern lights. .
Some thought the lights were tl
i sign of war, others thought the
was isomething mighty mysterious
h tml the lights, while others thoUgl
they were very nreitv hut of no ?t
niflcancc, either Rood, or bad.
The Hefakl reporter asked one
; the oldest citizens of Kiuge Mcu
tain, Mr. D. M. Baker, if he had yv
seen the lishts here before, and 1
j replied he had not.
I The Herald reporter was aski
i more than a dozen times yesterd;
| what caused the Aurora BorealU.
I here is what Webster has to say
i bout It: Northern Lights: a phenoi
! inal species of illumination in tl
| northern part cf the dieavens. su
iposedly due to electromagnetic i
; iluences in the rare upper atrnc
I phcre. It occurs at various times, 1
.night or day, and Is usually chafa
terized by the appearance of ribbo
like streams of light radiating fro
the region of the north, magnet
| pole and extending toward the :
i These phenomena constant
, ??uu their positions and assume
variety rf colors. They often exhit
a tic.te' .motion, presenting
spectacle of rare beauty, and sugg
tin^ the name ot "Merry Man cor
given to them by the people of tl
Leave For New York
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Aderholdt a
young son left Saturday for N*
York after a visit with the forme
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Ad
holdt, in Kings Mountain.
Mr. Aderholdt, who has been G<
ernment Sea Food Inspector of t
New Orleans District, has been b
tloned In Texas for several mont
and has recently been transfcrr
to New York.
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By WILL ROGERS
^OT long ago, in one of the big
towns a guy was running for
Biuci uwii. uv wuui cicuuuii uay
cornea around be atarta hunting up
the boys and handling out Ato
dollar bills for voting for him.
One guv refused to take the
money and after the politician recovered
from the shock he says,
"What's the idea, I'm offering you
five bucks just to walk over to the
poll and vote for me, ain't that
, easy money T"
"Yeah," the fellow says, "but I
don't want your dough." well the
would-be alderman insisted so much
that the loafer took the bill and
stuck it In his pocket. "Thanks
buddy," he says and walks away.
"Hey," the politician calls after
him, "How about the vote?" "Oh,"
the guy yells beck, "I voted for you
an hear ago."
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! Kings Mountain
|Clean And Moist
iJi Never let it be said that Kins
ell Mountain, The Best Town in tin
re' Kiate. is dry or dirty, as this argu
td inent can be refuted by the amotin
st of water tHat flows through the ('it;
14' Filtering plant. During the yea:
S lh-17 a total of 122.1JO.OOO gallons o
10, water vax filtered at the local watei
rc.piant. Now this is a let of water
a'; City Clerk Charles Hilling ant
Editor Haywood E. Lynch Rot ou
8- their paper and pencils to figure ou
just hew much water this amount D
OI They decided after checking am
,l" double chocking that if the wate
er had been put in gullou Jars and plac
^ cd three feet apart in a straight lint
j the'jars would, reach from the Towi
?d Hall to New York?, no . . .to l-'on
ay don? . . . no. around the work
so then? . . . No. Well, how far woul
a- they reach? They would make a 11m
in- 69.286 miles long, or around til
lie world about two and cne halt times
ip- After a little more figuring on th<
n- part of Clerk Dllline and ICdlto
>3- Lynch. 'I was found that if the jar:
by were placed side by side, each ja
:C- touching the next one. a coniinuou
n- line of 7,709 miles of jars could hi
nt made. , .
iR About lo.noo.e.ftO more gallon
;e- were cinsunied during 1 . i7 as com
ly pared with 1926.
" iscreans i-.nicrlain Men s
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h0 Th,. Bercan Bible Class of tn
11"irst Baptist Church entertained th<
Men's Bible.Class with a chicke
supper at the Woman's Club las
Friday night. The Men's ela$s belm
| the winner in a contest based on th
nd six point record of the Baptist Sur
w day Schcol.
r'sj Byron Keeter introduced th
er-j speaker, of the evening. Rev. L 1
j Harara, pastor of the Lutheran chut
)VJ ch. who talked very interestingly fo
he! about thirty minutes. Rev. Mi
ta-! Hamm mentioned the fact that h
hsjwas very gald to learn that sue'
ed ] men as Glee Bridges, Rd Hord an
Jake Keller really did attend churc
The entire group of one hundre
and one men were in accord on th
fact that It was one of the bet
chicken suppers they had ever eate
The preparation of the meal beln
under the personal supervision <
Mrs. Doris Ldttlejohn.
One very Interesting fact beln
? brought to light was that Mr. E
Hord Is the champion bantam eate
of the entire town, with Mr. Wra
Williams running a close second an
i? f'loA I) .-IRrrnn nnl f o e KoRlnrl fc
*ii. viicx: i>i luhvo iiui ta< ucmiiu iv
It was an evening of fun enjoye
by everyone, both young and ol
with the entire group expressln
hope the Men's Class would son
win anbther contest.
\ttend F -neral For
Prominent Shelby Man
A number of people from Kln(
Mountain went to Shelby Sunday a
ternoon to a'tend the funeral of
'I. Qulnn. v*? of Shelby's moat pro
Inent men and leader !n rellglou
political and clylc affairs.
Among *hem were Mr. and Mi
Haude fivv >, Mr. Myrorv Rhyn
Mrs. M. L#. Houser, Miss Edna Ru
Houser, Mr and Mlns. Iaidd Hai
[ rtck. Mrs. O: D. Hambrlgtat, Miss
' Sara and Mary Helen Hanvbrlght
Mrs. Will Bird snd Mrs. Haro
Mr. Qulnn was an uncle of M
:r.ud> nd Mrs. Houser.
FIVE CENTS PER COPV 1
Whose Who 1
Campaign Begins fl
A scries of a Ivertlsemonts and
!-iirilclcH t? gins in this issue of Th<j j
; Herald telling sCiiiethlugs ttlout the j
| On sir. ess men of Kings Mountain,
and' jvhat they have cc|iUibuted to -.J
the growth and betterment of the
Must Tt.'Vn in The State. This aeries
will continue throughout the vear. 3
The interesting information related
nbc.ui the business men, shoutu
j be one <f the most cOtertaiulng fea?
j turns of Tlu> Herald.
I KHldi'nts should know more a- I
; bout the men who labor day In and j|
1 day out to make Kings Mountain a I
| better plaeo in -which to live.
The two local citizens whose ' |
; "wrltenrp" appears in this issue ot
ill. Herald are Chatles F. vnomas|
son and A. Hunter' Patterson, botn
| loyal boosters and big supporters or H
. Kings Mountain. Others will appear j
each ntontb, so watch (or them. R-,
| Aged Woman Passes I ]
| In Stanley
Mrs. Jacob L. Jenkins, age 88, * ]
mother cf Mrs. Henry K. Peterson cf ' .3
Kings Mountain, passed away at her
home In Stanley early Monday mora
ing. following an illness of several _ H
days. The Peterson family had been
called to her bedside and were with 3
her for several days prior to her
j She was the widow of the late
e Jacob I,. Jenkins, prominent Civil |H
- War Veteran of Stanley, who died
t last April.
Ndws U her passing brought ex- I
r] press! on s of regret to her many aK
' friends as she was held in high es- f A
i" teem Tn her own community and ?
j Funeral services were conducted
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C Tuesday afternoon at Christ Luthert
an Church of which she had been a
. member for many years and inter- I
1 ment was made in the Lutheran cern I
r etery at Stanley.
-' Thr.ee . daughters survive: Mrs. H. I
?! F. Peterson of Kings Mountain, Mrs
1! II. L. Mycoff of Castonia, and Mrs. I J
-' P. L. Earp of Lynchburg. Va. One
1 sou, Polie A. Jenkins of Montgomery I
1! Ala., survives.
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5 Shelby Defeats Kings Mtn. \
5 Girls 28?27; Boys 17?15
3' ("Get rfee" Whittington)
r Basketball fans of Kings Mouhs
laln and Shelby were witnesses of
,, two of th?? fastefet, best played gam- -3
| cs in mans a moon at the High
s School auditorium here last Friday ij
'night \vh-n tlio arcli-enemies of
Cleveland met Both teams played 1
bang-up basket ball al through both
i games. Shelby's girls defeated the
1 home toft a team in a last minute
: spurt by one point. Imgan rolled up
!ht. most points in this game for the
f locals with 13 to her credit. Allen, ''|H
e guard and captain, also played a
n flashy game.
tj l /dl
g i ue uujs game was uiso a uip,,;
and tuck affair throughout the en(.
tire game and the extra period playj
ed because the two team were tied
e at the end of the fourth period. Pin- fljl
j. ger was high scorer for the locals.*^
r. with 6 points chalked up to his cred- a
r it. Carpenter, a senior who nerer jj
p.'played regularly until this year, *nd 3
e McGinnis. a soph, both played an ex- j
h cellent game.
d This Friday night Coaches Most 3
h and Pasour iarry their broods into 1
<f enemy territory for the first time 1
e this season, when they play Cherryfl
it ville at Cherryville.
(Opinions Expressed In This Column 1
4 Are Not Necessarily the Views of j
d Thie Newspaper.)
lg| Respite a spectre of confusion tnfl
jj ((uuiiuiv, lucie is ft uvyeivM
sign on the Washington horlsoftS
these days. Congress Is apparently 9
taking Federal economy seriously. 1
That the trend is definitely to-1
ward reducing the cost of Fedorel I
government has been evidenced by I
?s recent actions In the Congressional I
if- chambers when appropriations fofl
J. | sundry government department opJ
m! orations came up for considerations
i*.: In eight Instances of late these agfl
I proprlatlons have been pared do*|9
s well below the figure recommendbfl
ie. in the President's budget raeasafljjH
th| These agencies that will i uuufiB
n- less than the executive branch oefl
es ed for are: Social Security BotM
Civilian Conservation Corps, Fedel<B
Id Corrwnutveatlons Commissions,
en I Power Cbmmflsslon, j NatlodH
ir Labor Relations Board, National
(Cont'd on Kdltorial Pace)