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Skate And Ti
v ?NitfoyU Ntwo-"bunch"
M tkt pmjr today to wracb
. ago ct a atom-crashed TWA air
plana which vaatahad with awe pet
sons aboard th? night of Marcb 1.
Tba shattered plana and tba bodt
as oC tta oooaganto lay near tba tog
at 9,900 foot Baaaa Vista Peak. II
air miles sonth and eaat of Yoaaalte
Valley Rancor headquarters. ' The
rtfkm, one of the wlldeet In tbe Sierra
Nevada, la 90 miles east of
Johnston, 8. C., Juno 14.?Highway
Patrolman M. K. Floyd said today
that Jeanne Dowd, 8, of Augusta, was
killed Saturday -when the car in
which ehe was riding collided with
the machine of Charles E. Etchenberger
Sr., of Naranja, Fla,Franklin,
Tenn., June 14.?Capt.
' Henry Beverly Hart, 39, U. 8. Cavalry
Reserve officer and a trainer cf
Jumping horses, was killed yesterday
when a horse he was saddling kicked
him in (the cheat.
Miami, Fla., June 14.?A special
grand , Jury convened here today to
hear Federal agents and state officers
tell cf events which led to the
arrest and confession of Franklin P.
MoCall in connection with the James
Bailey Cash, Jr., kidnaping.
The blue-eyed sandy haired .boy,
five and a half years old, was snatch
ed from his crib InPrinceton May
28. Twelve days later his pajamaclad
body wae found In a palmetto
thicket barely file from his home.
Washington, June 14. A recordbreaking
peacetime program for expanding
Uncle Sam's national defen
seg stood oat today as a major accomplishment
of the 1988 Cangreas.
. Secretary Wood ring told House
leaders that more important legislation
to strengthen the country's arm
ed services had been enacted this
year than at amy time since the
Baltimore, June 14.?Baltimore's
second bombing in 24 hours wrecked
a tavern In the northern section ol
, the *c*ty early today and shattered
windows in a halt dozen nearby
The explosion, Police Capt. M. J.
Wallace reported, was "similar' in
many respects" to a bombing In Southwestern
Baltimore early Sunday
which caused Injuries to -two persona
and damaged 28 houses.
Detroit, June 14.?The Advertising
Federation of America received
praise from President Rce^velt tor
its slogan "Advertising Makes Work'
aa business sessions of 34th annual
convention- opened hers today.
"J recognise the important position
the service of advertising ocoupes in
our national economy." said s met
sags of greeting froan President
Roosevelt, "a strategic relationship
that carries responsibility for the
endeavor to maintain production
through wMer and more efficient dti
tribution of the goods produced."
Colvnbua. Ga? June 14.?Majot
Jhhn R. Brooke, Jr.. (weed a cell It
the Jffnaoogee County Jail today.- a
L waiting a Federal, grand Jury hearlni
of charge* that ha killed hla 42 yeai
I old wife, Elisabeth.
[Piper, Ala., June 14.?Disregarding
dan?era of a possible explo*tor
should combustible ga*ses be reach
enf, (workmen today poured concrete
in heat-owept oorrdor* of a ooal mine
here In an effort to seal a eubterrai
1 A Chan]
| - THI awlji-Milrrt ealbtad b?l]
* br?TM with * MM ?f his pw
*Tm m t?B|k boy," ha stated,
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d Brief Form
> ?mmtmjwaf*" uTfSTMil" 1
\ frank Pmtand "M year oM * >?
I not textile -worker voi found toda;
> la Lak? Janet als miles mat a
The mrch wan btfu after
small hoy taM he saw Pentand g
i under near Leatt's Landtag.
tireensbcro. June 14.?Police Ctole
i L.. L. Jarvlc said today that two girl
Iliad aigned affidavit >that Jerry Clarl
! aeM with Homer Myers on a diarg
of Wiling O. D. Bovender, Jane I
bad told them be ahot r. man here li
an attempted hold-up.
Chief Jarvts also said the gui
which the f$tate will contend waa ui
, ed in the killing had been recovered
Siler City, June 1.?A message rc
celved here today said Carl Siler,, 3
a member of the flim of Slier Ilro*
Trucking Co., here was killed inatan
ly in collision of trucks 15 mile
south of Fredericksburg, Va.
Siler, friends saW, left here Sur
day with Cecil Kelly to carry a loa>
of lumber to WashingtonKernersvllle.
June 14.?Funeral ae
vices were planned today for Clay E
I Patdue. 39, -who was drowned yeate
day while attending to fishing neb
In the lake here.
CoNfax. |Ji(ne 14.?Ralph 0tbboni
34, was killed Iby a train yesterda;
at a crossing here. The body at
Hamlet, June 14.?The C. ft Vi
Pharmacy on Hamlet avenue waa ro
bed of a yuantity cf narcotics ?om
. <time Saturday night by a thief <wh
> crashed the front door glass and ei
; tereti the drug store. , The broke
door twaa discovered by the police t
routod 7 o'clock.
Asheville, June 15.?Floral gplcml
or and regal pageantry were dlapla
> ed today for the Rhododendron gram
i parade, first of the out-of-doors <
rents of the 11th annual festival.
Officials estimated the parade a
two miles long. .Two thousand pei
sons took part In the 125 units. 1
; bands and drum and bugle corpi
composed/ of 12S2 musicians, march
Henderscmi June 1R.?J. W. Sam
ers. Vance County farm agent, wa
cleaied at a public hearing yesterda'
' of charges that resulted1 from farm
ers' dissatisfaction of tobacco a
1 lot meats under the new farm .law.
Raleigh, June 15.?Parolee Coir
' missloner Edwin Oill said today tha
1 T. J. Jefferson, negro sentenced t
' die Friday for murder in Forsytl
county, had been granted a 30 da
' reprieve to permit further study c
1 Jefferson was convicted of th
1 slaying of Herman W. Foglemai
' The new death date for the man 1
1 August 5.
' Ooldaboro, June 15.?The Nort
' Caroline Federation of Buaineea an
1 Professional Women will open a tw
day convention here tomorrow.
Clinton, June 15.?Jesse M. Henle
L who has served as County farm i
. gent for Sampson since 1933, has n
( signed to accept a position with th
. AAA, according to an announcemei
made today by the County Board <
C Ashevllle, June 15.?D. M. Ma
i shall of Charlotte was elected ye
terday as commawfer of the Nort
> Carolina Department, Veterans <
I Foreign Ware. Mrs. Justine Croxdhl
k of Ashevllle was elected president <
und the World
in s. cobb
ye In Title
N S. COBB
ly vii mWin to imprest the local
"a? I hilli from a tooth town."
roo, may I aatf qoovtod tho homo
>n??, at tho nn? time feeling in hi*
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KINGS MOUNTAIN. N. C
' Friday Night
i- In CUMIMA
tf At a meeting itten<v>4 by 8coutera
BeMUuteri and other oMclaU (ram
here and Shelby FrMay night at the
Women's Ctwb Building a Cleveland
| Ccunty organisation was effected to
(' push tne work in tbe whole area..
Aubrey Mauney. county chairman
* and council trice-president, was |n
* charge of the meeting. He explained
0 ?hr* the Piedmont Council had been
? urging for some time that the whole
a county get together and form a work
ing organization as the separate or
11 ganlzatlcna in Kings Mountain and
'* Shelhy were not (properly functioning
' to take care of giving alt the boys
I of the county the opportunity which
they '.hould have of being Boy
-' Reports were heard from chair1
men in charge of groups In Kings
* Mountain and Shelby. Robtl Oldney,
I Scouting Commissioner of Shelby,
l" i mathe Iha?general report of the
^ whole program in Shelby and the
upper part of the county and W. K.
Mauney, chairman of the local group
tr made the report for the local group.
' Willis MciMurray of Shelby spoke in
rl-Jetail cf how Shelby had. pushed
8 their financial campaign over the
top to secure more than $1500 for
the Council budtget. Charlie F. Thorn
''.asaon In charge of raising the funds
^| in Kings Mountain reported that
* tbia community's part qt the budget
was in hands and promised.
r Eugene Netaler was recognzed as
* member of a troop in Kings Mountain
organized under an English
R charier before tne national orcaniza
Jj Hon wag formed in the United State#
28 years ago. ?
Burvle Ramsey of Washington. D.
l" C., was a guest at the meeting jt
Aubrey Mauney and was presented
I as a member of his troop wnen he
* was Scoutmaster of Troop 2 In 1925.
a He was the first boy in the county
to receive the rank of Eagle Scout.
Officers named for the coming
t year wno will seek to unify the
. scontng programs of the Shelby and
g Kings Mountain divisions were Rob
ert Gtdney of Shelby, Commissioner;
Willie McMurry of Shelby, finance;
Rev. W. M. Boyce of Kings Mountain
cubbing; D. M. Bridges of Kings
I Mountain, secretary and school .relations;
H. C. Wilscn .of Kings Moun^
tain, rural scouting; Rev. W. H. Mc
h Diarmid of Snelby, troop organization;
Oliver Anthony of Shelby, ten
year program; G A. Bridges of Kings
Mountain, camping; Rush Hamrick,
erf Shelby, chairman of a committor
i- to carry out objectives; Rev. A. G.
t Sargeant of Kings Mountain, cnurch
o relations; and Mr. Washburn, of
h Shelby, publicity.
y Others making reports were B. N.
>i names, u. a. t-eeier, u. ?. Hamm,
Laney Dettmar, J B. Aderholdt, Cart
e Davidson, H. C Witoon and Mr. Wash
* Report was (made that new troops
have recently been organized at
Mooresboro, Boiling Springe, Orover
h and Earl, and that one will be startd
ed boob at BetNware.
0 Announcement was made that a
number o< ecout lenders planned to
attend the leaders^ conference at
? Lake Lanier Boy Scout Camp at
l* Tryon over the week-end and that
the camp for boys there would open
? this week.
Announcement was ajso made that
the colored Scout troops in Shelby
and Kings Mountain had made reserr.
vatlons at the camp for them to be
m held this year at Lincoln Academy.
? Parents and leaders were urged to
>f visit the Boy Scout Camps during
le the summer while the Scouts were
SPECIAL NOTICE FOR THOSE
INTERESTED IN CUB SCOUT/NO
There will be a meeting in the
Bible Slhool Bulldtng of Boyce Me
mortal Church Thursday evening at
7:30 tor the formation of a Cut
Soon* Pack. Bora from 9 to 11 an
eligible. Parents should accompany
their boys to this meeting. Two
dens are planned. One will center t
round Piedmont Avenue and anoth
er around Gold and West Mountain
Streets. Boys planning to Join either
of these ens should be at this meeting.
Lion's Club Meets
The second meeting of the local
"fcapter of Lion's Club win be held
his evening at 7:M>. M. at the
fountain View Hotel. Plane are to
>e dismissed for Chatter Night which
111 take piece June Mtk sad K la
; oped that all members will he pree
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. THURSDAY, JUNK IS, 1tM
Mrs. T. B. Goforth Dies
At Age Of 78
Funeral MrrtoM Cor Mr*. Tbonwi
B**W) GuMrth, 7S. war? held on Moa
day at 10:00 a. m. at the home of
aer daughter. Mm. W. Illit Putnam.
Ih.- Re*. W. M. Boyce a.'a ta
i wepiMiMpir'SfW Ml. A!11 V!1
Mw. Goforth died at the Shelby
hc^pltal Saturday evening after an
> llbn sj, of two weeks. At the funeral
service pall bearers were grandsons
?TLH < I. -
wot. >v "VI uvai Cig were (rSQOCftU*
H*r .hvcrtte religious hymns .were
sung by Mrs- N. F. McQlll, Mrs.
Or. dy Patterson, Mrs- Bright and
Mis James Ratterree and Ben Gofohh.
? The daughter of the late Martin
and Mary Fulton Collins of Texasshe
was married to Thomas Beatty
Gcforth on January 14, 1875. Survive
i ing are her husband and six of her
ten children, as follows:
(Mis. C. A. Dover c<f Shelby. Mrs.
W. Hill Putnam and\ Mrs. George
Owens of Kings Mountain; Orr Goforth
cf Crajnentcn; John Goforth of
Smyrna. S. C., and Hunter Goforth
of Harris. Thirty five grandchildren^
also survive. "
Early in life she joined Bethel
A. It P. church, later moving her
membership to the Kings Mountain
A. It. P church, where she remained
a faithful member, in spite Of the1
tact that she was an invalid.Miss
j Buried Thursday
MLss Mozelle Kir kpat rick. who for,
the past year has made her home
with Mrg. Fleming Ramgeur, -where
she was engaged in nursing Mrs.
Ratnseur's aged mother, Mrs. Oliver,
dtfed last Wednesday morning at the
home of her sister, Mrs. T. A. Carter
Miss Kirkpatrlck kept up her duties
as nurse until a few weeks ago
when she became seriously ill and
an examination revealed a disease of
malignant nature. Doctors had no
hope for her recovery as the disease
v4s in a moat advanced stage.
The body was carried to Rlchbung
S. C? the home cf the Rlrkpatrick
family. Funeral services were held:
at Rlchburg Methodist church of!
which she was a member and interment
made in Union cemetei-y. She
was a daughter of Mrs. Salllo
j Dreunan Kirkpatrlck and the late
I George W. Kirpatrick, of Richburg,
She is survived by her mother,
three sisters and six brothers
i Miss Kirlcp&trick had made a num
j her of friends during her stay in
Kings Mountain and they we're
i shocked to learn of her serious UlI
r.ese and death.
She had been faithful in her attendance
at the services of Central
Methodist church and will be greatly
missed by members of the congregation.
By WILL ROGERS
RUSSIAN kids learn Russian
** easy enough. They must be
awful smart kids. Even a grownup
American cant learn K. aad T*ve
always thought Americans wore
about the smartest folks in tho
There was an American oil man
that was planning to go over to i
< Russia to get away from a subpoena
or to look for oil or something,
so he hired a professor from
' the University of Chicago to teach
him Russian. Ho got the prof to
i live in his house, and he told him
j . _e - * * r ? - " *
iib anouia uik Kuanian to him as
much as possible.
[| So the professor was hiring dinner
with the family. All the time
f. he was trying to fire the oil man
> his money's worth oy saying things
la Russian. When he picked ap his
Finally, while the professor was
ta&dng and eating at the same
time, he pat something In his
month and just naturally exploded,
ease of the food hit the picture
of George Waahhipton at the other
end ef the dhdng ream, and the
whole faml^ started to wipe their
TteJoa that the ^Russian Word
for eimUhlegtieally. preff says
the oil iMn. *Tm ewfal afraid HI
Asa nsMneieaAO danmA ^e^n *r
Bf*oi IVIITl sw piwOWwIlCt! I'lne wMy
Tto niifwiM took i iwiIWvr of
Negro Killed In 1
Will WIUoq. IS. local negrowaa j
instantly killed here Sunday about
1:00 P. M when the pick-up truck1
oe was driving wee hit by fast south 1
bound passenger train No. 3d of tha *
Southern Railroad at the c rousing '
leading 'o the Kings Mountain Ice '
and Coal Co. j I
Wilson was on his way to the Icb 1
blaUt to Set some Ice for the Heritor I
Service Station. owner* of the truck '
he w?i driving. The truck was com- '
pletely demolished by the Impact 1
from the faM passenger train which t
does not' atop in Kings Mountain,
t he train stepped after the wreck! I
and iwasdelayed about 20 minutes!'
until arrangements could be made to 1
have the body removed. (?
Wilson's boc'y. was thrown clear of! <
the truck by the impact. The bed ofii
the truck was thrown 150 feet from! I
the track and one of Wilson's shoes i
was found almost 200 feet from the
track. j <
A doctor whose name was not11
learned was passing on the highway j
which parallels the, tracks and sawi
the accident. He rushed to the assist*! <
ance but Wilson w&s dead. ! 1
Wilson was employed by Poole I
Transportation Co. Mr. H. H. Harris <
Manager, look cha-ge of Wilson's i
body. at.. request of Train officials. t
Wilson had the reputation of being i
a smart and hard-working colored
Band Left Yesterday 1
Kings Mountain is well represented ,
at the annual Rhododendron Festival ^
being held In Asheville this week.
Kings Mountain Schcol band 70 mem
hers strong left here early yesterday 8
morning to take part in this bie cele- *
batdon. The band played and marched
yesterday and will render a concert
tOL"ay. Members are expected
horn late tonight.
Two bus loads left from in front of
the Central School yesterday. Children
were furnished round-trip trana
portation on the buses for JSiOO each.
After arriving in Ashevtlle band
members were guests of the city and
will be shown the sites. Lodging for!
the girls were arranged in One of the
school buildings, and for the boys In
the Fire Station.. j
Hand membcis were accompanied'
on the trip by r Mrs. K. W. Griffin, |
chaperone fcr the girls, and Supt. B
N. Barnes and Band Director, Paul
St. Matthews Congregation
Gives Large Sum For
The Celebration of the 20th Anniversary
t-f tb?" forming of the United
Lutheran Church in America * has
heon celebrated! recentlv hv Rl I
Matthews< The Mission Baord la y
a?kln? for three and a half million (
dollars for mission wcrlt In America. 1
This congregation was asked for
$2,300 and last Sunday pledges and
cash amounted to neaHy $2,700.
The total enrollment of Vacation :
Bible school on Tuesday had reacnod
180. A better type of work Is be- '
ing done by the students than any
done in the past few years. Bible
study is the one main feature of the 1
. " * *. i - i
WPA book-menidlng project got
underway here Monday at the Central
School. Five persons are employ
ed and books from the Kings Mountain
Public Library. Central and
\\T on S QaK/vaI T i Kro rl/vo mill Kn rrwnolr
IT DOl OV/UUUI lill/iUllTTO n III I vy?li
edi with WPA workers.
PA88 LIFE-SAVINB TE8T
AA a class conducted at bake Mon
tonia by Rhett Chalk, blfe guard examiner
for the American Red Croee
bife Saving Service, the following
boye pa?aed (the Junior life saving ex
nantnations: Jack Webb, Gene Mo*
Oinnie, Miles Manner, Ernest Manner,
Herbert Pumgriirey, Floyd Queen,
and Bobby Dettmar.
"WHITS BLACKBOARDS" MAY
BRIOHTBN FUTURt SCHOOLS
New York. June IS.?Educator*
are trying out "white blackboards"
in a move to dispel classroom (loom.
In the belief elate blackboards absorb
too much light and strain children^
eye., the Board of Bducatton
vi'l instal white writing boards,
made of coated glass, in one high
school next Fell ae an experiment.
The bad news to neotnera ie?Students
wBl ase black Instead of white
THE '' - :j
FIVE CENTS PER COPV
Overhead Bridge .
Al a special meeting of the Town
Council Moo Jay night with ail mewItem
prime tit except Ma;, or J. K.
Hern Jon. the board approved (no
overhead bridge railroad crcaatjutdtmiiib.ion
iit tbe corner of lUilroau
\venue aud King Street with the
l?rt\latun that the height or the flit
ea<i ng to the overhead bridge doea \^ct
exceed 8V3 feet .J. B. 1 homagsou
?nd Brady Patterson appeared before
the boa id as r?nrMPi.i>n???
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rom the Men's Club to. present facts
iboui the elimination.
C. K. Nelsler, Jr., Mayor I'ro-Tem,
jrosiJ.d at the meeting in the .able
uce of Mayor Hertidon. 'i'he four
nembers of the council vcted for the
ibove motion. All members present
jxcept Mr. Nelsler were In tuvor of
the proposal.' Mr. Nelsler left the
presiding chair 10 make a raotton
,liat the damages to be paid by the
l'own of Kings Mountain should not
ixceea $r?,ooo. A second to this moion
was sot received.
Following the meeting Monday
light. Engineer Nowell of Shelby
.-ailed the State Highway office lu
(laleigh and was informed that the
'ill would have to be 10 feet instead
>f 8Vi feet. It is understood that an- ."
>ther meeting will be lielf next Mon-'
i-ay night and final aotion on the
rverhead bridge will be taken.
U is generally thought by those
nterested in seeing the overhead
iridge constructed instead- of an
inderpass elsewhere that the bridge
:an be secured! if the Town of Kings
Mountain will grant a right-of-way.
MAN BADLY CUT
Claude Jones, about 30 years of
ige, was badly cut Saturday night
it Heavner's Service Station- on the
fork Road by unknown assailants,
locording to officers Jones went to
ho .rn-'l" " 'I? ' *-* 1?
uvx.vc Difnivu IU gVl Dl( Wilt?,
md while they were talking In a
learby field unidentified parties slip
>cd up behind Jones and began out*
ing with the result that he suffered
t six-inch gash across his chest, two
k-ep scalp wounds, a bad cut across 1
he neck, and aQother big siagh over
>ne thigh. He was rushed to a Gasonia
Hospital, but had sufllclently
ecovered Wednesday to appear in
Recorder's Court here to face charg;s
fikJ by h!s wife 'for assault,
ylilch was alleged to have taken
ilace sometime before the cutting
scrape. Judge A. A. Powell ruled the
lefendatit had been sufficiently punshed
and continued prayer for
In the absence of Solicitor Frank
Uoyle. Jr., local Attorney E. A. Har111
prosecuted the docket. ,
Deputy Sheriff Charlie Sheppard
s co-cperatlng with Gaston County
jfflcers .in trying to trace down the
issailantB of Jones.
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MPA WILL GIVE CLOTHES,
GRAPEFRUIT JUICE TO CLIENTS
Washington, June 15.?The WPA
will distribute $10,000,000 worth of
clothing 500,000 cases cf grapefruit
juice to families on relief.
Administrator Harry L. Hopkins
said yesterday the dry goods would
be purchased everywhere that manufacturers
could guarantee immediate
delivery, and would be distributed
through state welfare department?.
The grapefruit Juke will be bought
this month, he added, to stave
oft the threat of a "chaotic" market
due to a reoord pack.
Opinions Expressed In Thle Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
The old question of Whether we
are to concentrate upon immediate
recovery and getting people back to
work or let long-term "reforms" A
come first at the risk of blocking reemployment
Is again agitating
Washington. It will unquestionably
figure in tho coming Con grans tonal
elections. ' - - 1
On one aide of the Uneup are those
who boiler* that the first job la to
to get men to work and 1st wait
ensures wtSch crests uncertainty
end, therefore, are a hindrance to
'industrial progress. In this category
fails the waks and hoar legislation,
the Walsh-Healsy Amendment* to
bar from government contracts any
business which Is at otMs witth the
Labor Board, and taxation aimed at
(Cont'd Oh Editorial page)