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VOL. M NO. ?
State And Ni
Wj?h 1 njptoii, June 1.?The Su.
preme Court postpone*} action today
011 a petition by Thomas J. Mooney,
serving a Ufe sentenco In San Quentin
penitentiary Cor complicity in
the 1916 San Francisco Preparedness
Day parade bombing. It wtll come up
aeatn in the fall.
Washington, June 1.?Justice Hugo
L. Black has drarwn frequent head>
line# for his dissenting cplntcn* In
the 8ug>reme Court term Just ended,
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suv vnc uuc ui (no yaar s cuiei ai^
senter has beeu quietly won by Jusr
tlce James C. McReynolds.
Columbia. B. C., June 1.?Harry L.
Hc<pkins. the WPA administrator,
said today "if the South is to achieve
its rightful place in our economy, Us
plane of living must be raised to a
level more nearly comparable with
f t . . mass standards of health and comfort
in other sections."
Princeton, Fla., June 1.-?Abandoning
hope for the safe return of kidnaped
Jimmy Casb,. hundreds ot men
undertook a grim manhunt in posses
of 16 today while Federal agents dra
mattoally seized one of their number.
Men's Club Wi
The Business'Men's Club at their
meeting May 27th. had eu their guest
speaker Mr. J. H. QrVgg, Cleveland
County Superintendent of Schools.
He wta? presented to the Club by
_ Mrs. Pa nay Fetter, the National Admlnietraiion
Project supervisor Cor
Mr. flrkv fellroH to tho PliA atw\Ht
. .. the National Youth AnknialatntloD
and the WPA and about the expert*
enoe which re hee had In eecurtng
projects with these organisation*.
Juet at this thne he reported a pro
Jeot underway at the Piedmont
Sohool at Lnwndala. This protect ne
said was the construction of vocational
For this project young men In the
county between the ages of 18 and
24 who are unemployed are being re
c.ruifted. These young men will work
part time and go to training school
part time. They will damp in dormltoniee
at the school. About 30 . boys
wore, reported, registered from Kings
Mr. Grigg talked1 about how these
projects are secured end' hod Kings ,
' Mountain might Mt? advantage of
. this program and the WPA program,
pdrs. Fetssr said that ere regretted
thtst Mr. Randolph, the State NYA
Project Supervisor could not accept
the invitation to attend the meeting
but mentioned that he would me as
pain in the aresr on Friday, June 8.
m - . .-a iL.a a. _ a. a m. a-I
aim gummwi in in uo uu IH?Q 10
meet thdi the cfttlsenshtp of the
ocnnurantty tat erected in securing a
NY A yroieat.
* Aloo prtmt at tro meeting w??
Mr* Ben Qoforth of war Kings
THIRTY odd years ago a certain
* both socially and financially, in
and in his role made himself unp
(Mmm. Some of them, h retaliate
Iff* And his present buil>w iMtho
Ouo of hlo mm* ??Up?kM ?
toleraui of tho defl Wat, a mccmi
State Smu of CalamOa, ia which 1
a oaaajlo had wuy nap> and not I
Oae da* ia ?w ?wm at debet
s'lfOHeaal >*f#iWr?came Op.
"Oh thornier - -aertod Senator
follow ?p to m?. Ho pays throo la
of th* paaMaattary "
I rtho t?WVd noMy wont on Um
aoplih n*th*tM.n and apology and
ownl to ho pt?war?d to accept the i
Moat any, oniHg a chastened I
W ' Yoot. rrUr, ?e the floor, I m
Hwk ccWi Vr. So-?of so," ho said
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Jan? 1.?Mrs. H. W.
Brantley of Plttsboro pleaded guilty
yesterday to the theft of three cow?
art! Judge J. Paul Frltsell? sentenc-j
ed her to senre a year In prison.
Her son, Jack. 17, was given "a I
year's suspended sentence and her
daughter, Ontda. 14, went free when;
the SUte accepted a plea of not
guilty. . *
Buddy Ruffln. a negro, said he aid*
ed Mrs. Brantley In stealing the am?
and gelling them to a Durham butcher.
Ruffln was placed under a suspended
Greenville, N. C., June 1.?Hearing
wa? resumed today in the Tltt county
commissioners' attempt to oust
Sheriff 8. A. Whltehurst from office
on thihe grounds of maladministration.
bribery an-d failure to turn over
certain fees to the county.
Greensboro, June 1?The State executive
board of the North Carolina
Society. Daughters of the American
Revolution, decided yesterday to
hold the society's 1939 convention in
Statesvllte March 7-9.
Lexington, June 1.?Charles T.
Brown, 34. Greensboro motor line
operator, stopped his car for a red
light here yeaterday and Tell over
dead frcm heart trouble.
Mountain. Mrs. Goforth is with the
WPA office and covers this community
Her work is Investigating the
applkt'iTOto for relief work.
Mne. Goforth had been asked to
make an effort to secure Mr. Richard
son who head* the WPA offices in
Charlotte to address the Men's Club.
She expressed regrets (root Mr. Rich
ardsco bat stated that Mr. Richardson
would like to meet with our
towm council and interested ritixens
nexit Frtd'ay or at seme other thnc.
She stated that the WPA would
like to have some projects going on
in Kings Mountain. She pointed out
that now those on WPA relief were
being taken to Shelby. She said at
present about 30 men were being
taken each day. She mentioned that
the number of applicants who were
eligible were Increasing and that
it wi?a becoming more important t>h|at
a local project be arranged.
Tlhe Men'a Cfiub requested that
their President. Glee A. Bridges appoint
a committee to work with the
town council In securing some action
promptly in securing a WPA and
Mr. Bridges after the meeting an
uuuucuu um too committee wmcn
he ted named wm Byron Keeter,
B 8. Neill and Lftdd Hkmrtek.
Announcement wee made that the
next meeting, June 9th, ot the Ctob
would be at the Battleground COC
damp and that supper would be pro
Med for the ladles and! gneets a?
well mm the members After this meet
tp? the regular summer picnics
ind die World
N S. COBB *
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gentleman became vary prominent,
Denrer.^JHe chose to turn reformer
vyuMu wiua cvruuu vi an lenowm,
undertook to pry Into Ma former
pponenta was M. B. Carpenter, .a
rful politician and a member of the
btdy he had a reputation for baring
being afraid to use It
a the name d hla pet amnion?the
Carpenter. "Don't be throwing that
wyera by the year to keep Mm out
warpath ferwith. Be demanded a
lj in default of these, neat Carpenter
ook en Ma face, Mr. Carpenter areas
ads a certain statement about the
in a contrite roles. "I learn that
no nasn-t para taem yetn
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KINGS MOUNTAIN. N.
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Treasurer ..... . .\.......
Allen, Virginia Gertrude
Ashe, Emily Lee
Black, Mary Aileen
BosL Charlotte Muriel
Brackett, Jewell Bsrnett
Carpenter, Charles Troy, Jr.
Carpenter, Mary Frances
Clonlnger, Marion Everette
Davie, Charles Otis
Davis, William Lewis
Early, Minnie Mae
Earp, Eeker Alexander
Finger, Carl Preston
Gladden, Irene Elizabeth
Hayes, Ned Eugene
Hicks, Herbert Enrico
Hwffetetter, Andy Floyd
Jolly, Mildred Louise
Jones, John Daniel
.aunnwr, 'niniam mnKlin
Logan, Virginia Oara
McAbaa, Samuel Thomaa
MoOiU, Ned Alexander
Black, Alleen ?
MEMBERS OF THE KINGS
Elizabeth Plonk?Fulton Reading
Western N. C. Activity Aesociat
Andy Floyd Huff el
Virginia Logan?Girle* Athl
LOCAL QIRLS TO GRADUATE
(Special to The Herald)
Greensboro, N. C., June 1.?Ml?s
Douglas Plonk and Helen Mae W
Hems of Rings Mountain, N. C?. w
receive degrees of Bachelor of Ar
In English and Bachelor of 8cien<
In Home BconomV?, respectively, i
Cousin en cement Exercises at W
man's College, of the University
North Carolina, Monday momln
Miss Plonk Is a member of Ad<
phian Society, Education Club, at
Y. W, C. A.
Mt? Williams la a member
Atfelphdan Society, Chemistry Clu
Elucatloh Club, and Homee Econoi
The college will graduate 291 se
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A lapreeeaUafte ef Lion*, Intern
Oocjtl tea been in Klnee Mounts
for the pact several day* organ bij
unit of tl>* nartonil civic Clu
The local dub will be tponaored 1
the 8bett>y Lion* a Club. Daftnl
Maw a* to (he orgadaatkm wtU 1
that aenreral local man have alrem
aborwn oooai<h?mbla loUrtel ai
hart** nato amocaiMato to John.
A meeting to fornralate plana t
(he oraa.nl nation of the Cfeb will I
held at the Mountain View Ho(
Friday evening at T p m.
C. THURSOAY, JUNK 2. INK
XA?S OF 1938
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| Wllburn White
* Nina "Putnam
marine and Gold
iver, backward never
Mauney, George Hoffman
Morrison, Robert Lee
Moss, Lillian JVileen
Neill, Buren Shuford, Jr.
Patterson, Phyllis Kerr
Penland, Faye Hood
Phifer, Vera Elisabeth
Plonk, Elizabeth Blanche
Plonk, James Harold
Putnam, Bessie Nina
Ratterree, James Gamble
Rhea, Marjerie Helen
8herrer, Nell- Eugenia ,
Smith James Ernest
Btewfrt, Frances Marion
Stewart, Paul Anthony
Sum mitt, Sara Hsnry
Thomasson, Charles French, Jr.
Tidwell, Mary Frances
Walker, Paul Wesley
Welch, Loyd Excell
Whits, Wllburn Kenneth
- WHllams, Margaret Ann
IIVING HONOR SEALS
. Moss, Lillian
MOUNTAIN HONOR SOCIETY
Penland, Faye Hood
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County Schoolmasters Reading;
Ion Poem; High School Dramatic.
High School Activities
High School Art
tics; High School Journalism
hoot Safety Essay
Igh School Debating
i?D. A. R. History
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u Humorous Story
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By WILL ROGERS at
o- XJIOST of the tourists ere beck
of now. The snapshots heve
? . been handed around until they ere
retting e bit dirty alreedy. The
romances that the steid old f*?W
had on the ships have begun
id us took ldnda phoney, even to them.
But they still keep on telltvg
_l a\- -f_ -J a ? * ?
n# mjniuv weir tavcniurea in iorafn
. fields to anybody that will listen.
' There was a good-for-nothing guy
n" from Michigan that was taumsr'
how mash he enjoyed Italy on soon
n- little bit of money. He waa
traveling with some friends of bin
family, no said, ana tt waa awful
easy to get along.
jy "WeU, so yon saw a lot of
te Room?'' says another returned
M tourist at the Country Cfah to
?d bi^ f "^ did^ jroo get anything
17 "No, 1 can't say that I did. But
' her sister, Ptosis, the Mende one,
b, ttw. in < t?t, wOTfc to >
Sound Motion Picture At
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an>i<ili>fi?i? II I I mil "HtflW"?
day Evening 7:00.
Ha:nt Matthew* l.uth.ran ("hurt
here U taking ihiM in the celebratk
:( ih" 20ih anniversary of the fonn
tkn of the L'ti'jotf Lutheran ("hurtThis
merging -took place in 1918 b
ptwn three general bodies of L
heturrj in America. The Hoard
American Missions la directing
Forward Movement" program thr<
ghoul the United States and Caoad
The ctojectlve of the movement
the deepening of the spiritual ltl
i ho In??>u.t7..l~~ - --
imvi-ijiit iug vi ?j?vaiige?:suc t
forts to win the unsaved and the g
ihering pf three and a half ml lib
dollars for mission work in the Un
cd States and Canada.
In connection with th(:? progra
the Church has produced a sound n
t!;j* picture "entitled "The Thund
of the Sea." This Is the first fu
length sound motion picture ever
be produced by a church organu
tlcn. This pkture will be shown
the Parish Building of Saint Mi
i hewg . Lutheran Church. Tuegd;
Evening June 7th, at 7:30. The
will be no admission charge and i
offering will be taken. Every- mei
ber of the congregation Is urged
??-e it. Visitors will be wetcom to i
This Sunday Evening Services w
begin earlier than usual, at -7:00.
Pegeant. "Lighted to Lighten" und
the direction of Mrs. F. R. Summe
will be given. This program will 1
in the fonu of an anniversary eel
brwtlon and a helpful, Inspiring at
htfonrritive program has been s
ranged. Following the pageant a c<
gregational meeting and open disci
gion giving full details of the plai
of the Chtfch will take place.
Definite plana and organizatioi
are being formed to carry on tl
evafngellrtlc side of the roovemei
headed In the local Church by M
F. R. Summers. The committee <
gifts Is headed' by Mr. W. K. Maun?
The Kings Mounted Lutheran Ch'
ch Is 86ked to give a little ov
$2,300.00. Plans for this nioveme:
have been In the making for tv
yean and the United Lutheran Chi
ch by Ajnerkiv la carry'.ng it into ea<
Saturday, May 28th, was Pop]
Pny and Mrs. L. D. Shuford. oh a
man of the Peppy committee. i
porta that the sales were the large
for several years, totaling syO.Sl.
The heads of the following flra
gnve $1.00 for a Poppy and the
sales force? went 100 per cent in, p:
Alexander Grocery, A. and P.. E
ker's Grocery, Belk's Dept. Stoi
Bridges & Hanvrick, Bonnie M
Store, Blalock Grccery, Carolli
Cafe, Crawford's Grocery, Dlx
Theatre, Elmer Lumber Co., Fir
National uanic. ruiton Monuai
Griffl-n Drug Store, Kino Mounta
Herald, Hord's Furniture Stoi
Home Stores, Imperial Life In sura
ce Co., J. E. Mauney Store, Kin
Mountain Drug Co., Mauney Mil
obce, Margrace Mill# offlce, Maum
Mills Store, Plonk's Motor Co. Plot
Bros. 8tore, Phlfer Hardware,. r Ph
nix Mill 8tore, Pauline Mil offlc
Summia'e Nu-Way, Victory OIn C
Wright's and Oofortfc's Barber Sbo
' Prises were offered bj the Auxi
ary to tre young ladles selling tl
moot poppies. Flr?t prize went i
Dot Harmon, second prize to Ve
Sergeant, third prize to Sue Ruddo<
and Alice Betty MJauney.
The money derived from the pc
py sales will be usod in rehabilitate
of the patients in our Ward at Ote<
and in Child Welflare Work,
PROPF^ION A T.
BUILDING NOW READ
Kings Mountain's renewed bu
nees building is now ready for pub
inspection. The bulkttnfe is now coi
plete to every detail, end will oo
prare favorable with buildings
towns imich larger than Kings Mo
The following firm* and profess!
al men are located la the build it
which wa? reoaotly damaged by fir
Orlffitn Drag Store, lllalock Cash O
eery, postal Telegraph. Home Bui
tag and Loan Association, Van
Beauty Shappe, on the first floe
Dr.a a W. Harper, and W. L. Kg
sear, end B. L Qaanpbeil, aad I
Harrtrt on (he second fleer.
A dodWe page advertissmeat
this issue or The Herald calls
tendon to the removals of the dtffi
end firms end ofHcea.
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n? The lar>'.rt gijidcailn? clu.i In the
a- bigiory of the Klr.gs Mountain I11k!i |
h Sj j;.ool receive J their diploma Tues
? day cvet. K at the Central auditcru
.veil. The class was made up of 24
o. girls and 24 boys,
a In the Sun'iv service invocation
)U was by Rt v. A. O. Sargeant and
a. j. cripture el iding l?y Rev. E. W. Eox.
1*1 The girls" glee club sang "To A Wild
'e.i Rose", by McDowell. Rev. P. D.
ST- 'Fa.tr.ck liurcdutcd Dr. J. C. itowan.
ia- pastor of the first Presbyterian,
it church of Concert!. ''My Creed" was
it- sv :ig bv Colleen Campbell, Rachel
Smith L.il'jh Moss. Gloria Cornwell
Margaret Ratterree, Prances 8tewm
art and Virginia Logau. Rev. E. W
10i Fox gave the beuedictlcb.
?rj On Monday night Rev. L. Boyd
Hamm gave the invocation. County
to superintendent of schools J. 11. Grigg
delivered the address. and there
I were two numbers by boys and1 mix"led
glee clubs. Supt. B. N Barnes and
ayiC. O. White presented certificates
re;and medals for the year.
10 In gradualtion exercises Tuesday
J1" evening Rev. W. M. Boyce gjave tno j
invocation. Dr.. Edwin Baflow Evans
1 ~ of Limestone College was the main
'speaker and the girls' glee, clug sang
HI' "Symit*thy" and, "Chinese Lullaby".
A! Principal D. M. Bridges gave out the
eri diplomas. Wllburn White, class pregre'
idcoi. presented the school the claes
Ue gift c< new window draperies and
le- medals were awarded by C. F. Thom
jd asson to the following:
lt> Plonk Scholarship Medal ? Ladd
>n Hamflck. Jr.
as Fulton Reading Medal ? Eltaabeta
Weetern North Carolina Conference
Medal ? Elizabeth Plonk.
1181 Cleveland County School Master's
ie;Med(tl ? Elizabeth Plonk. ,
nt Hord Declamation Medal ? Ladd
? Hamrlck. Jr.
Activities ? Jaities Ratterree.
,y Art ? Vera Phifer.
ar Boys" best athlete ? Andy Floyd
04 Girlg' Athletics ? Virginia Logan.
Dramatics ? Elizabeth Plonk.
Journalism ? Virginia Logan.
D)and ? Faye Moss.
Piano ? Ernest and Miles Maimey
Debaters ? A. B. Fails. Mary JulJa 1
Pcllcck, Faye Pentand, Mary Frances
D. A. R History' Medal ? Samuel
Woman's Club Safety Award ?
: Soft Ball League ]
, Opens M
ur Kings Mountain Soft Bali League
(g oihcially opened yesterday afternoon
*' when Haywood E. Lynch- caught the
. ' first ball pitched by Joe Nelaler, ex^
ecuttve of the Neigler Mill*, in the jfl
. game between the Pauline MU1 and
' the Stai Club. Teama wHl play again f
^ Below are the results of y eaterday's
* R H E
6? 1 (luttne 020 310 0 5 5 2
H? Stage 100 Oil 0 3 6 2
lk Mauney 302 111 0 8 12 8
e. Bonnie 132 443 1 18 12 3
e' Old- Mill 102 630 2 13 10 I
P. O. 020 150 0 8 18 9
. Orover ,7
Mnrgrace 2 , i
ra Standings W L Pet
Grover 1 0 1000
Pauline '* 1 0 100Q
. Old Mill 1 0 1000
Jn Bonnie 1 0 1000
3n P. O. 0 1 0000
Mauney 0 1 ,0000
M|*rgrace 0 1 '0000
atat A 1 nana
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Y CHILD DIES
Helen Howard, five year old daus|.
ghter of Mr. and Mrs. a. B. Howard,
Uc died at the home of her parents here
m_ last Wednesday. She waa glek only ]
n. three days. Little Helen Was lowed
In by all who knew her.
un Funeral services were conducted
Thursday by Rev. L. Boyd Hnim. Of j
the Lutheran Otourch. Interment was
M1 in the Deapemer City cemetery.
e: BUILDING A LOAN SETTLE ]
w> WITH BOND FIRM
fc'a At a special meeting of the Dlreo*1
tors of the Kings Mountain Building j
p* A Loan Association held yesterday
A. morning an agroamont was roaohad
between the direct era and an atten
In nay from the Banding firm. The pay- ,9
It mant waa made to cover aharlagp
sr- found in tho accounts of J. M. Ma
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