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State And N
Carlisle. Pa.. Mar. 8.?jotou Marsh
40-> ear-old mountaineer, returned to
bis home today, victor In a fight not
to permit his son to be vaocinated.
Since November he had been In
the Cumberland County jail ? sent
there on five-day sentences ? on1
charges he violated Pennsylvania's
school attendance laws.
Washington, March 8.?The navy
Is getting ready to spend $8,000,000
on experimental air and - surface
craft which some officials eye dublAIIrIv
iVllt novoriJialaaa " "> ~
? ?www HV v> "t og mc vagcr IV
The sum Is earmarked in the blllion-dollar
bleet expansion bll to
build a dirigible and swift "mystery'
coast patrol ooats recently developed
by foreign powers.
Baltimore, March 8.?Magistrate
Harry Fine said today be would recommend
the whipping post for e
young husband brought before hlra!
on charges of wife-beating.
Charles W. Hauf 21, was held for
action of the grand jury In default'
of $500 bond. His wife, Coretta, 20,'
mother of a four-mc hs-old child,'
' testified he beat and choked her.
Hauf pleaded not guilty.
Lakt week, Clyde Miller, 37-year'
" old printer, received twenty lashes
on.a wife beating charge,.and now^
is serving a six months sentence im'
posed in addition to the htsbihg. !
Manila, March 8.?Reports Trag-J
menta of a plane had been found between
Maajja. and Paracale were investigjy.ed*"fbday
by searchers looking
for Burton Hall. American avia
tor who disappeared Feb. '28, while
carrying a $30,000 pay roll.
A vessel reported recovering part
of a wing off tiny Humaltg Island!
and radioed It would send "divers!
Wanhlngtton, Ma<nch 8.?dleqlretary
Ickes bad orders from President
Roosevelt today to add two little
dots of land in the Pacific-Canton
and Enderbury Islands ?- to the far
flung island possessions of the Unit
ed States which he supervises.
To aviators, these islands represent
strategic stopping places . for
trans-oceanic flights to Australia.,
iContan Island shelters a nine-mile
lagoon, valuable as a haven for seaplanes.
Los Angeles, Mrch 8.?Health officials,
alert against the threat of pes
tilence, made typhoid inoculations
throughout flood-devastated South-:
ern California today. No oases of th>
disease have been reported, but san'
i tat ion conditions were reported dan,
gcrous. Typhoid scrum was flowp
j to Colton near San Bernardino,.
where the water supply was cut off,
Washington, March 8.?President'
Roosevelt soon will send to Congress'
the Hungarian proposal for settle-!
mcnt of her, debt to the United
i ..lAen trv t U ? A T>-? f
OU11UO, yClBUilD UIUCC IU II4U oiuiu u?3
partment paid today.
The Love Story
TN THE sideshow a romance had ri
However the lady was coy; si
wouldn't even let him hold her hand.
One morning the pair went for
promenaded the green meadows th
finally aba yielded but hi order f<
would be necessary for her to kneel
And she absolutely declined to
Desperation made the LQliputl
aide blacksmith shop he spied a rust
tien came to him. He induced the
side of the shop. He ascended the
flat top. Then, as she swayed down
her head customarily nodded, he wi
salute of affection upon her maldenl;
They continued upon their str
strides, ne trotting alongside, his 1
They went three miles more. Th
Just one more to sfcal the bargain o
"No, rfr," die said firmly, "one"
, ^iust one," he pleaded.
J "You mean It?"
"Your decision Is absolutsly Am
He-fetched a deep sigh.
"Well then," he said resigned
suppose It's any use fiay carrying thl
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l.exington. Mar. 8.?A prisoner
hold in the County Jail here. Sher- 1
iffRaymond Bowers said today, had
been identified as \V. Q. Ucnfiold, 62
who escaped February 7 from Cale-|'
douia Prison farm, where he wes 1
serving a five-to-ten year robbery 1
Th?> man. tho ?h?*rlff ?oifi *? oa a??o
:l a trio surprised by Denton officers
Saturday lu the act of safe-breaUins ;
I in a Deuton store. The other two
men etc a-ped. and. Benfield claimed
he had Just met them and did not!
know their names. . " !
Charlotte. Mar. 8.?A man be-|
l ween the ages of 80 and 65 years
has been identified as William N.|
Reeves of Central Palls, R. I., who
hanged himself about 7:30 Monday 1
morning from an iron guard rail In '
the rear of the Amity Film Exchan-j
Re Building at W. 3rd and 8. Poplar,1
streets and died a short time later '
from a brokeu neck. j
Wilson, Mar. 8.?An automobile (
sideswlped a produce truck on the'1
outskirts of Wilson last night and ]
Mary Chase," 21, was killed. I.
The car in which Miss Chase 'was
riding. Night Sergeant L. F. Barnes
said, was driven by Ross Ferrell,.and1J
the, truck by ,C. R. Farburs of Waynesboro,
'Bond for each driver was set at '
Hemp, March 8.?Danves Single- j
tary. by his next friend, W. .1. Single ]
tary, has started suit In the Moore -
Ccunty Superior Court against W.!
Fletcher Ritter and wife of Hemp!,
rural section to recover damages in j,
the amount of $20,p00 in injuries <
.sustained by the child while'playing (
with dynamite caps alleged to have!
been carelessly left in an ' outhouse j.
near the building occupied by,Single (
tary and his family oft the Kilter j |
farm. . |;
v Mtyoresville. Mnr. 8.?An unusually ji
bold thief last night smashed the(]
plate-glass window in C. T\ Hum- !
phrey's jewelry store in the heart of I
Mooresvllle's business district and
escaped with loot valued at about j i
$400, police here said this morning.It
The thief did not enter the btiild-ji
ing. police said, but stood on the,
sidewalk and scooped up watches !
and ritics from the disDlav window!
\ partial check revealed twelve wat! ]
ches and two rings missing.
Henderson. March 8.?23-vear-ola
itinerant, Clarence Fairbanks. was.
docketed for trial at a ternt of court ;
which started .here today on a char- !
K" of slaying his showman employer 1
Steve Good, seven weeks ago. i J
Raleigh, March 8.?Coroner L. M. j '
Waring today blamed a college drink! '
ittg party for the electrlcutton death' 1
of Phillip Kdgar Wlnslow, 21, N (*. '
State college sophomore, son of J. E. 1
Wlnslow of Greenville, president of 1
the North Carolina Farm bureau.
nd the World
V S. COBB
of a Little Man
pened. The midget fell in love with
le had been properly raised. She '
walk across the fields. As they
e dwarf begged for Just one ldss.
or his eager lips to reach hers it
an resourceful. Alongside a roady
iron anvil. At sight of it inspirai
fair one to back up against the
anvil and stood on tiptoe upon its ,
ward from the lofty heights where
as able to implant the nrst chaste
t mouth. ]
oil, she stepping on with splendid
tiny figure half hidden behind her J
en he begged her for another kiss?
f their hearts. r
a enough for today."
lly, "such being the ease, I don't
damned anvil any longer!*
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KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C. Tf
~m~' ~2aT~? '
Is Injured In
Jack Ormand. popular young man
of King* Mountain, was severely Inlured
here last Thursday morning
when the car he was driving turned
over several times cn the Grover
road Just at the city limit sign. At
rirst It was thought that Mr. Ormand
was not seriously injured, but snortly
after the wreck, upon an examlna
tlcn by Or. W. L. Rainseur it wa*
louud that Mr. Ormand suffered an
injured spleen. He was rushed ' to
the Gastonia Hospital by ambulance
where it was -found that his condition
Mr. Oriria lid's physician stated
Tuesday that if he did not have any
relapses he would recover.
It was thought by those who went
to the scene of the wreck that Mr.
OrntantTs car skidded on the wet
? The many friends of Mr. Ormand
ure wishing for him a speedy recovery,
and that they will soon see htm
hack cn the streets of the The Beat
Town in the State.
Stockholders of Lake
Montonia Meet '
The annual meeting of stockholders
of Lake Montonia was held
Tuesday night at the office of Ful- ?
ion's Mortuary. The following offl !
:ens .and directors were re-clected <
for the coming year: President, Dr,
C. Hlgbsmith, Qastonia; Vice Presf- I
lent. Glee Bridges, Kings Mountain; I
Secretary and Treasurer, H. Tom
Pulton, Kings Mountain. ' 11
Directors: Fred Rawlings. W. B.|i
Hair, and Frances Whltesides waa <
lected to replace Dr. J. S. Hood, de-j?
:eased, all of tiastonia. and W. K.'
Mauney, J. O. Plonk, and J. ,W. '
Sriines of Kings Mountain. 11
By-laws and regulations were 1
idopled by the stockholders. Most i
of the discussion yas whether to at- i
low motor boating on the lake. Ths^f
Kings Mountain members were In j I
favor ct the boating and the Gas- i
lonla delegation was against it. Boatn
in<r U'Aii VAtPrf to hn nllnwa^ avams* -
? a - ""v ' vxwpi. '
for two months in the year, the mow <
ihs being. April aod May.
3'7 members were present for Uie t
meeting. Those who could not at- r
end had given other members their i
acting rights by proxy. ! J
There are 47 members from Ktngs
Mountain and 2& from Gastonttf. j
Employment Office A ' j?
The local branch of the X. C. Eiv.- <
plovment oilice wlith headquarters
n Shelby is and has been a busv J
;>lace for the past two months. According
to figures released by A. H.
t'oung, manager, a total of 2,791 per.
*ons appeared at the local o ce dur (
ng the month of February, and 193
original . claims, 2.149 continued.
claims, 97 registrations and 5e re
lewals are now on file at the office ^
tor those of the Kings Mountain
iroa- . I t
Representatives of the Shelby cf (
'Inn ffim n (n Win crc \*A?n<oln CO /.U
? v?.v *vr *?m>nu . iUVUUVHIU cnvu J
ruesday and Thursday to receive ap 'h
plicaUons. 'Dacal hc|<Mjqiterte*r8 are
n the Town Hall building. !
Manager Young asks that anyone
needing services of any kind to'
please communcate with his ottice as
tie has almost every 'kind of worker
listed for employment. i ^
Belk's Remodeled r
Spring of the year is always known
is "cleannip" time and Manager O.
VV. Myers, of Belk's Department
Store, has not been caught napping.1
The interior of the store has undergone
extensive repairing and paintng.
Manager Myers now has the tr.erlor
of his store in keeping with
;he fresh, hdw merchandise whicii
aas been arriving dally. Mr. Smyru
Williams has been busy with his
lanimer and saw, and the result is'
?n attractive "sandal Shoppe' where.
he latest creations In cut-out foot-'
vear Is displayed.
Manager Myers extends a cordial
nvltatlon to everyone to visit Belk's
tnd note the improvements that
mve been made.
False Alarm Sunday
Fire Chief Orady W. King and his
Ire-fighters were called out Sunday ,
light about eight o'clock to what
urried out to be a false alarm. A
>t<sserby noticed what he thought
va*. smoke coming from the rear ot
Summltt's Nu-Way on Railroad av>nue,
and turned in the fire alarm,
kfter the firemen arrived they investigated
and found what looked
Like the smoke to be spray from %
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ICRtDAY. MARCH 10, 1?M.
: Ws?~J. Gaston-CLsveland
Carriers Meet March 11
A. P. Collins of Grover," president;
>f the Cleveland county unit of the j
KorsH Carolina Kural Letter Carri- j
r?, announced that a joint meeting |
>f the Cleveland. Gastonia units ?"?j
?e held at . the Woman's Club build- i
ing tomorrow. Friday, March 11.
Separate meetings of the two coun
y units will be held from 6: ly; until <
5:15, to be followed by a band con-!
ten by the Kings Mountain high i
sclicol band. f1
At'7 p. m. a joint banquet has .
been nlantied with the followine nro
Slant: patriotic songs, invocation by.
Itcv. P: D. Patrick, address cf wel-|
route, ' B. N. Barnes, superintendent' 1
jf icings Mountain sciiools; respon-!'
ic. Hoy Mcore cf Belmont; readings.'
ay Miss Mnry Frances Hord; recognition
of the ladies's auxiliary;
greetings by Mrs John R. Barnette
if HuntersviHe. state vice-president
>f the association. !
The main part of the program '
Mil be after-dinner speeches by Ca ey
P. lvowranco of Mooresville, pres '
dent of the N. C. U. L. C. and C B,1
if' Brayer. Shelby attorney.
The meal will be prepared by the "
;uxlllary. . . ,
Postmasters and other postal em
j'.oyeeg. In addition to the rural carders,
are invited. '
jlrcver Man Killed J
By Train . V
Robert I/. Bolin. 71, retired farnt:r
of Grover was killed instantly aiout
9 a. m. Sunday when he was ,
truck by a fast southbound freight J
vhile walking across ^be tracks
tear the state line filling station in
Irover. I .
Funeral services for Mr. Bclin .
vere held Monday at 3:30 at the
>anaan Methodist church with Rev.
. G. Ducgworth in charge, assisted '
>y Rev. J. G. Hudglns. j1
ro Have Banquet
The Rerehn Bible class of the <
first Baptist Church will have a <
>anquet in honor of thpir wives, Frl <
lay night. March 18th, at the Wo- i
nan's Club House. ji
Will Rogers9 *
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By WILL ROGERS j
A FTER being out of work for a
** lone tin* Handy Joa Anally <
got a Job in the china department
aon ./* A. vOW. t'H 1
of a big atom. Everything want i
alright for a faw day*, but on the
third day Jaa dropped a big rasa
aad It smashed to pieces. When
payday coma around ha was called
into the manager's offtea and told ?
that they ware going to daduat half
hla wagaa until tha raaa was paid
for. "Haw much la tha vasa
worth?", says Joa.
"About 1800," tha manager reJoe
Immediately started to Jump
with Jay, aa tha manager asks: t
"What hare you gotta be so happy
-Wan," says Jaa, It sunt leaks
as if I haws a steady Job at last."
,i' (Usuius >w?TMom,tee.) i
Am / C . y, C'1
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Town Council Meets p
The Town Count'I held their reg- ^
ular monthly mec.Lug Monday night.
Mayor Pro-Tem C. E. Neisler, Jr.,
presided in tb?? absence of Mayor! c
).j,E. Herndon. Routine business was I
Councilman Jim Willis mentioned;
the revamping of the water rate so a
that users would be given more ^
water at the same rate. Tnls matter,
was. taken under consideration.
Six Schools Win Places n
Six schools placed winners In th*: h
preliminaries for the Clyde R. Hoeyj g
n'ation contests held at the ' hi^hi j
school building in Shelby Saturday, i tt
The school are Shelby. Kings'; n
Mountain, Boiling Springs. Polkville.'n
Latthnoie and Moorcsborc. Speakers! v
will remain unnamed until after the j g
ffnpl pnnlrct ?? .
- - v * 111*^, .11- CIKill y
J'clock. J j a
a preliminary for the girls read- t,
ing.-contest will be held cn Saturday
meriting at ft:30 in Shelby, and the jj
bounty-wide contest held on Friday ?
>vcning. March 18. I ;j
Baptist Women Meet !1
In Asheville ; r
Asheville. March ".--More than t
1.0UO delegates front all sections of Zl
he state began arriving here today !;
'cr the 48th animal convention of l!
he Baptist woman's titissiiii union "
if North Carolina. ?
v;tt akers on the prog: ant include -N
Mis. George McWilliams of Liberty. >'
llr. tra S-'Knight of Durham. Mrs.
J. Clyde Turner of Grhensbcro. state ^
president, Mrs. C K. Dozler of Fit- rj
kuoka. Japan, and Miss Matlileen '
Mallar of nirminghani. Ala.
Larare Plants Favor i u
Workers Over 40 jj
, New York. Mar. 8.? (IPS).?Indi- ri
ating a recognition, of the abilities b
f employees over 40 years of age,
mp of the nation's leading elect rl-' t<
al manufacturing companies has f(
innounced here that it will allot 40 f<
>er cent of its Jobs to those over the
wo score mark in life.
The 40 per cent was chosen because
this was found to be the rat it
between these over 40 and the enlire
population of the country.
At the same tide, it was dlsrloseo
that one of the largpst automcbfle
firms in the country stipulate that
lie age distribution of its workers
nust parallel the age percentages of ('
titles In which plants are located. In
>ne of the firm's plants one new
mployee ? in charge of the boiler
uom ? Is 78 years old. In another al
jlant there is an 84 year old freight le
ar inspector. In the same plant, of
he last 700 men hired, more than oi
!00 were paat 60 years of age. ti
Party To Be Given ei
Mext Thursday 0
The Junior Woman's Club Is spon fi
taring a Helen. Keller Pageant to be ii
ttaged next Thursday evening at the lr
^lub House by Miss Mary France* t!
(lord's Jack and Jill Players under p
he direction of Miss Rachel Goforth n
\ccordlng to Mrs. Aubrey Mauney, "
President, following the pageant, a ti
ea will take place, and a silver offer
ng will be taken. The proceeds will b
to to the Foundation for the Blind p
ind part of the funda will be used to a
ild the blind of Kings Mountain.
iiiippiR.iiu.iii imnimiu .11,
riVK CKNTt PKft COPY* I
Is Stolen Here 1
\nd Recovered I
Tho 1937 Plymouth 8edan of Rev.
IV. M. Bcyce wis stolen here laet
'I id ay afternoon and recovered ki
iuilington lute that night. The car
vas'stplen from where It was park*d
near the Central Methodist chur h.
The alleged tlile.f drove the Car
c 8'n.dhy. where He had a run-tn 1
vlth Police Ofllcer T. 11. Upton.
Joth Haney and Officer Upton empt- I
"dd their pistols In the ensuing gun
tattle. The I Joyce car was badly .'9
lamaged and Haney was wounded in
he back, but made 'tis escape and I
va? not captured until he reached
Jurllngtcn,. N. C. The Boyce car was 1
riddled with bullet-*. Sefvera.7 sho?,? 1
to'.ttg through the right rear door 'j
ind glass, other btillet holes were
nfido In moiol ?At> J
Jianey is iu the Shelby Jail.
(Mr. Royce'a car had been driven
(bout 550 miles during the time It
ras stolen. The car was stolen about
P. M. Friday and recovered about
f T. M. Saturday. Mr. Boyce inter iewcd
the confessed thief in the
Shelby Jail who told him be had
Ircve the car at a speed of 95 miles I
V Short, Short Story
ffhe Herald bad '.general bouse- 9
leaning last week, yes even the
rludows were washed. In cleaning I
ut the desk drawers the editor ran
cross the ohcrt, short story whicn _9
ppear below-. The story was written
y Mr. D. C. MuSwain wiio was for- I
lerly connected with the Herald
nd native cf Shelby. The Editor I
hittks the story 1s good, so here U I
"Tom Nelson sat there in the seat J
raJting ? waiting. . Heads or sweat . a
tcod out oti his forehead, because
e was definitely afraid. He wrig- .a
l*-d uncomfortably; being strapped 1
two like that was enough to make
im uttcoinfo rtable. Unconsciously
? gazed upward, probably because
e would shortly be traveling that . I
ray. Several men stood around, fldetiug
nervously, wondering what I
rus lausing the delay. They were , j
nxious to be on their way. A minis- I
er entered the tiixy- room occupied ' 9
y the seated man?ybu could fell I
e was a minister a' a glance. The
ilnistor greeted Tom in a low, weir- jfl
"Suddenly. T<?> jerked erect; curout
flowed litrough tlie wires, the
r?motors' of the big . transport -
bared into life, t'"d 'he ship moved
lowly down the runway. Tom Nel(il
- - VV Igl Hl/tilllh Vllt
n < f Snow Hill, was off on his first
opium- ride in order to win a net
f front Joe Hails that 'he dl*l
ot have nerve enough to ride a
Iv.rt distance In an airplane. Tom
ii-h-Mi would do U-irn near anything
?r ten bucks."
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len's Club Meets
The Men's ClUh will meet'- this 1
vening at the Woman's Club Buildig
at 6:30. T chicken supper will he
rvod. The meeting tonight will be
te first cf a series of business meet
tgs, as no program has been aringed,
hut matters ot Interest will <
e discussed. I
It was voted at a recent meeting
> devote one ntcetiug each month
rr business, and the other meeting
>r a program.
y JameS Preston
Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
The little business men,.it seems
re unwilling to end the song and I
it only the memory linger on.
Its been a month now since the
ut&pokcn little men of Industry
'ooped out on the Capitol stage and
wed the spectators with their unfhearsed
performance, but apparntly
they did not go home to 1 rest 'J
n their laurels. Secretary of Coraterce
Roper has the evidence. He Is I
till getting about 200 letters a day
rom these "little fellows", who, dur 1
ig their conference in Washington |
tst month, adopted resolutions parIcularly
critical cf many Fedecal
olicles, espeolally those dealing
lth taxation and regulation and the
antagonistic attitude toward Indus*y
To date, about 5,000 letters hare j
een dropped Into the Commerce De- 1
artment's mail boa. but apparently
ny analysis of the contentg Is to
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