VOL. 34 NO. 33.
' State And ]
Washington. July Z4.?Cgoli
World* Admin latrator Icki? i ppr.ro
toouy award of aii ?ur<ncvrlu<
vice coot rat* to the Harza Knx?it"
ior. Company of Chicago at a prelllt
Iai turrr irn i fi i 11 n
f37.500.00o Saittae-Coaper power an
navigation projec. in South f.<,roli;u
Hogota. Colombia. July 30.?Dot
tors loony ruea at eo tn?? ,?rot>aUi'
toll' of lives taken by stunting mill
tsry plane which plowed Into thi
center of a crowd of 50.000 and bdri
ed dorlng a military review Suud*>
At least 04 persons were killed ou
right. Including the pilot, blight w?j
men and 10 inen were uuvoug the 1
Knoxville, Tenn July 20.?A Com
grosslonal Investigation of the Ten
ncspoe Valley Authority entered It
third week here today with commit
toe members ready to consider me
thode and procedure by which "yan
stick" rates for KVA power wen
Washington, July 255.?The Wa
Department, borrowing the idea frou
iOuropo audi Aaia, disclosed todc,.
that hundred of civilians would co
operate in the first large-scale Ame
loan test of an air raid warning net
6uch messages as "six enem;
planes passed at 7:29 A. M. (headtnj
(westward* .will he telephoned host!
ljr from 300 or more points in Nortl
Carolina during the experiment net
- October 3-17.
Haiti*. Palestine, July 2$.?A bo ml
blasted the crowded Arab marke
plane here today for the second tim<
in a month, killing 39 Arabs am
wvunuing oetwceo oo Ud 60.
The incident wan the most cosu:
in the turbulent strife between Jew:
t -and Arabs whloh has been sweeping
the Holy Land anerw since July 5.
"Washington, July 26.?The Pos
Office Department is trying to breal
up a new series of cha2n letters, a
boat 76 persona have been reprlma:
ded, officials e&id today.
Most of the schemes have cos
cerned merchandise. The dutbrea
is nowhere near the size of the dUn<
chain letters circulated a few year
I - n?o.
Churches Have Union
Following a co-operative Cellos
\ ship spirit that has been developln
among the churches during recen
years in the form of now regular jx
riode of joint services and urregula
visits of the Men's Bible classes.
The Baptist, Methodist and Asm
elate Reformed Presbyterian Chui
I rhM M>t t/MrAtilAf onjf nnrivMnX ?K
I loaves and fishes In abundance an
well prepared with all the aooomgi
nying aide dishes, to be served 1m
KrMay night In Fred Wright's na
oral sunk-in garden. The spot la
deal for auota a gathering. Altboug
serving time tell quite heavily, th
dense Cottage over head grreveuth
any one getting much. wet.
Tjo some the gathering suggests
something on a larger scale, In th
form of a cloee-in town park to
walkers. The site Is Ideal with lov
lands for sunken ponds, water flew
era, rtsh, a variety of flowers an
shrubbery terraces, walk ways ws<
lag pools for children only. Th
town needs a restful beauty ego
Why not start one in time an a r
! Laughing Aro
The Value of
TV7ILS0N MTZNER, the playw
w friends?end his enemies?ee
co-author of a crook play produced
dkhit like the nw pieea hot, as a
and the play enjoyed a long and
editor for one of the afternoon
twlee of the first night's perfort
Tien days later, as Mistier a
^ his eucceu^ Unoffending critic, n
* . MB
n Brief Form
I ?State New?-c
HainM, July 24.?A ui?ro. Ueoigc !
( Kurd, wh held .In an uiianuattni
'jail today rhcrxed *"?/h the May In r
r of Kunlte It Munn, 44 >em old taxi i
i- driver, whose- battered bodv war 1
mi if iiiiiiai) mum,, ft'1
a tab on a Irnely road,
i. The prisoner, who roller* Chief
John Kallaw said hot been indent I 1
, tied as n ue^ro who enured Muti'i I
|a Saturday night to t-'?ke hltn to the
J town of Iraurel llill near here, was
B whisked away to rjuother county a> :
^ a precautionary measure.
I IIUIH) mount, juiy 26.?S. D. Ben j
j iupU. district manager of ' the state |
am ploy racat service said tony three I
large tobacco firms here had called j
for upward of 1.500 employees to report
for work wkea the factories
i- They will opea Bennett said as
s soon as tobacco begins to arrive
from Georgia, markets, probably A.u
Lauxtaiburg. July 25.?The crowning
of the Melon Queen Saturday
night will bring a climax the annual
r Melon Festival which will be held
ii here Friday and Saturday.
> The Melon Festival sponsored by
the Laurinburg Lions Club, ts an er
vent of the watermelon shipping
. season, which reaches Its peak this
5 . i. .. ?
l- Greensboro, July 2?.?Police Cap
tain H, W. Brannock said today that
t employees of a Danville, Va., drug
store that was robbed Saturday
morning had Identified two men ar3
rested here as members of tne party
t of four that got $150 in the holdirp.
Brannock said the men were bookt
ed tts Fred Bonrmaai and O. R; Tysliiger
of High Point and tnat they
y- were being held for Danville officers.
Smtthfleld, July ' 26.-|rriol of
Jnmeis .E. Hxarringtou of Raleigh.
charged with murder in the death of
t John McMillan, 8oltm. oil dealer,
t wns slated to begin today Tiere.
At an inquest which followed the
a March 31 shooting ?eu^ucy )3heriff
Wllbcrt Barbour testtfted Tharrlug
u t/vn a fnrmdn TaKsbIaw
I- ? ?? u *w? IIVIIU.1K/U VyVU 111 V uailK
K <3?K|f. admitted Wl"'iig McMillan
a orer the affections cf a Selma dit
vorcee. Mrs. Rosalie Hayes Kin?
Greensboro. July 25.?Mrs. Daisy
Thomas. 58, was found shot to death
hi her home at Stokeadale yesterday
Acting: Coroner Morton Murray Hatr_
ed the death aa a suicide.
t Raleigh, July 26.?More t'uau on"
mlllicn pounds of food was dls'ritu'
ted in North Carolina by the Surplus
Commodity Corporation In June. A.
. 15. Langs ton, state director says.
r -? _
Wilson, July 26.?Fourteen eastern
* North Carolina towns have expressed
intention to aesvd representatives
'* to a bathing beauty aontest here
j August' 15-18 at the annual North
Carolina tofcaooo exposition and fenh
O FORMER RESIDENTS
d VISIT HERB
d Mr. and; Mr?. O. B. Carpenter, now
a of Washington, D. C., a pent some
r time with Mm. Fred Finger and
/- friends over the week-end, enroute
f~ to the Carolina Beaches. Mr. Card
penter is in Supervising Accountant
1- services of Government expenditures
e throughout the nation and part of
t. the Islands. We are glad to have
? them rememlber Kings Mountain
pleasantly in their vacatfon plans.
und the World
in s. cobb
I sea WW
a Critic s hlead
N S. COBB
right, has a very pretty wit as his
testify. A few years ago he was
I on Broadway. Some of the reviewers
abeequently developed, the publie did, '
highly profitable run. The dramatic
papers was especially severs in his
at with friends in a cafe celebrating
ho is rather a handsome maa, passed
i of the party at the table.
washer ef the group, hoping to draw
rtUiiifti i .11 -
KINGS MOUNTAIN. N. C.
I . '-JyH
Above ie the recently constructed
next to the First Baptist Church,
and job printing. Haywood E. Lynch
Buried In Gaf f ney
Funeral services for Ralph P.1
Thomas who died at Duke Hospital
in Durham, following o major operation.
Friday, were conducted- sit the
First Presbyterian Church Sunday
aftemi?n. Kerv. P. D. Patrick w?s in
charge and ha was assisted by tho
Rev. Cur ley, pastor ot the Raffney
Baptist (Church. ^Interment followed
in the Oak Law a Cemetery In Osffney.
Active ..pallbeflxers were, llalbert
Webb. BMI Thomson. Charlie Mosa.
John Flody, Wade Short, and Marion
Rhyoe who were business assocLa
cs of Mr. Thomae. Honorary pallb?|:rers
were members of the Men's
t^iass 01 me rraaoytma sun
Mr. Thoirae had beefl in declining
health tor soma tune. He went to
Duke Hospital on Monday and was
operated on Fridlay. He (was on the
operating table tor about five houra
und lived only one hour after the
Mr, Thomas was born in Anlerson
S. C., on May 15, 1904, but had mode
his home In Kings Mountain for several
years where he ne??l a responsi
ble position as overseer In the Dye
Department of the Neisler Mills.
Ilr. Thomas was ta young man who
liad u.any friends and Mas very popu
lar with his fellow employees. He
ook an active .part in lurletics. He
had been honored by his team matee
as being elected President of the
.v.Jirgrace Soft itall teiaim of which
he was a member.
' Mr Thomas is survived by his
wife, one eon, one daughter, his mo
then Mrs. R. C. Thomae, and seven
Hare Bible School
Mr. C. P. ThonHwsson, Supt. of Son
day School of the First Presbyterian
Church, announces the following fac
uity for the "two weeks Dally Vacation
Bible School to begin August 1.
Superintendent: Mrs. J. C. Nickels
Beginners: Mrs. P. D. Patrick and
Bias Barbara Summmltt.
Primary: Mrs. R. H. Webb, Mrs.
P. M. Neislor and Mrs. Ned Moss.
Junior:' Mrs. Haywood E. Lynch
and Mrs. W. J. Fulkeraon.
Intermediate: Mr. Murroll Keith
of Cblumfci Theological Seminary.
Miss Marlon Murphy of the Assembly's
Training School In Richmond
will also be here to help direct
Rev. P. D. PatTlok will teach a
course In Church Registrar. Miss
Sam Kate Ormand, Memberfchip.
Play Oroud Director: Mrs. Hurry
The Presbyterians feel that they
are very fortunate in having such a
splendid group of teachers and especially
urge all children from four
years to 16 years of the Church, and
any children of the community who
have sot had the privilege of attending
a Bible school this year to be
present at t:30 o'clock Monday mom
ICC CREAM SUPPER
There wfll be an toe cresm simper
at Patterson Grove Saturday night
Jrlly 10 , sponsored by the Woman's
Otub of that coram unity. The public
to oortUally Invited to attend.
THURSDAY, JULY 2?. 19J8.
F THE KINGS MOUNTAIN
m: '' - $ ' '
?#>; *';.. jsm
JH^^BjQj^ragQBy^gygi * iti'ii
i I i . C '--. .
I home of The King* Mountain Herald li
The building was especially designed fc
extendi". a cordial invitation to evi
TROOP 1 TO ELECT
Keen Interest la cantering around rc
Ac election of troop officers la 1
Troop One of the Boy Scouts. The *
saemkbcrs at the troops who are run *
afcvg for office had to annoonoe thwir
oaadidacy last Monday night. Next
Monday night these candidates for O
the various offices will make their P<
speeches acid the next Monday's ft
meeting will be the election. The
following have announced the mad- t
vee as candidates.
For Patrol Leader: Bill Ruddock. A
Robert Fulton and Charles Moss. Jr. H
For Senior Patrol Leader: Law- V
Fon Scribe: John Fulton and Wood ft
Rayles. | A
FV>r Treasurer: Jim Nickels and E
Ed Henry Smith. S
For Asst. Patrol Leaders: Bill Ban
nett. Tommy MtarTAn, James Waters V
and Yates Smith. A
ir T . n - iit!ji A
nc.n ju?ys n,gg mm
"C" On It v
A hen belonging to Henry Jones A
laid an egg with the letter "C" piiin
ly embrossed. on it. Mrs. Jones and 11
> Mrs. A_ B. Cttne brought the egg to
The Herald Office. Mrs. Jones tried a
to make the letter look like a 'Xl' jj
instead of "C" as her name is Ger- 7
1 rude, but the letter just could not a
be interpreted as anything but a g
"C." Mrs. Clme said! the hen might
have been trying to put her Initial <
an it. The Herald man decided the
hen -wanted toad vert Ise Cleveland A
County with the letter "C.".
LIONS MEET TONIGHT
The regular meeting of the Lions
will he held tonight at the Mountain T
View Hotel. An interesting program
has been prepared, the speaker of
the evening being Rev. L. B. Hamm,
pjstor of SL (Matthews Lutheran h
Ail pvembera are (asked to be on ?
hand promptly at 7:00 o'clock ao C
that the meeting may be adjourned d
at prosper time.' b
Will Rogers' S
i . i i
By WILL ROGERS
T SUPPOSE you've heard about S
the fellow who would steal a f
blind man's pencils, well, here'a one j
about the same guy, he couldn't
find any pencils, so he lifted all the h
"SV oat of the eompotinir room
of country newspaper. In the
next edition of the paper the editor
' explained the lota In thla way:
"Latht night thome tow tncoun- t
drel thtole into oar eompothing
room and thneeked all the etheth E
out of the eabinetth. Tho it be- < J
hooveth nth to take thith opportunity
to apologise to our readerth
for the uauthually inthfpid appearance
of oar newthpaper. May we r
eltho regithter the with that thome- t
time in the not too dlthtant future t,
we tfconld eroth the path of th'th t,
thnaha (a the rrath and with the *
j - t>s< ~j?&' tiM
ij^M. . v3HH^PSr?R^WJ^?
?< !- >^* " "" -^i
seated on South Piedmont Avenue
ir the publishing of a newspaper
eryone to visit their "home-town"
Hu&U W. Jones. 70 yeura of age
nd from Alabama stopped la Kings
loimtaln la9t week on his travels a>tmd
the country. Mr. Jones has domed
his Mfe to the -abolishment ot
ax. He makes bis way from town
> town by performing athletic
.innla and playing a harp.
Mr. Jones stopped In The Herald
ffloe and dictated the following
togh W. Jones strong and healthy
'ntcle Hugh is Jn Kings Mouutaiu
times two and isn't blue,
.nd likeS to learn something new,
[is home is hi Alabama.
/here he la capable of using saw
Le has an open mind,
jvd a friend to all manual;
Specially to the youth,
pedfically to those who love the
Written In nerve, fiber and muscle,
nd, Isn't afraid of any man's problem
ad is of a kndred spirit to Dan
I'ho has attained success because
he has merit,
aid, secondly, because he had rath
?r he a boy than a king,
t Is easier to teach the young any
mi help build' a world,
a which Mill be no longer unfurled;
I'taose insignia in might makes right
aid in war no longer delight.
lut on whose conquering banner we
That we enlist in the soaa of Zion"
,nd to achieve the results so much
o that no longer war dogs may be
'ear toe displaced by confidence and
That baa been, brought to us from
The author of the above has set
is goal to Ins pin? those of noble
ouls and lnsite those (who by spirit
/ould fight so that the Kingdom ol
rod may come on Earth and deca
ent civilization may have a new
Clayton Brown. local n^gro, bet
cr known in King3 Mountain a<
Chicken'' was sentenoed to throe
ears in the staAe penitentiary, ir
Superior Court in Shelby this weet
or breaking aCd entering the Klng'f
arwelry Store during the early pari
f this year, Brown wpa alleged t<
save stolen about 11.200 worth of ex
amslye Jewelry, including rings
ratchets, pins, etc. He has been ii
he Cleveland County Jail In Shelbj
.watting trial Most of the stolei
e<welry was recovered shortly aftei
he robbery by Chief of Police Jkn
DeNorrle Crawford, and Odell Her
ricks who was charged with reoeit
ng part of the etolen goods was sec
eneed to 8 months eafch.
Mr. C. W. Ledord and son, Karl
eallzlng that tts a good time t<
ulld or buy, have purchased th<
uetneM block from Mr. Qrady Pat
arson located on the point bet wee*
last R R A venae and Pledmoai
l venae. They expect to engage ll
milncn thm for tfeomolvoo.
PIVE CENT3 PER COP*
C. A. Huffstetler
Mr. <" Augustus Muffatptler./' cm#
of KInio Mountain's qldt'al and onI
citltoMiy ift?-d at tils lioinfe. on
I'tCHlrnoni A\*'IU?? Hit ur Jay .?/ *
(iOOIL July U3. at t tn oilotk Ki)f
tltir o'trs h?? had Iiim-ii a ititralyic
Lad Im on orilliaJK ill
Mi* 1* nurlivH by ihr following
(hlldri'ti: Mt Kr?*d Lynn -iO-J Mm
; May K Smith .>' Shelby. Mrs J. T.
( '' *)ti<" of Tr ? n. Mr*. Paul t'rocker
j of IliK'k HUI Misfiro Ida and (Suaniw
I 1 I llft'lll J * I..- ....ad M ?S ? ? - i *
I ..?..0v? in <?uu r r? Iiunsil'ior o*"
King* Mountain. .
"I'll r>- af<- twenty three grandchildren
and six grttit-g can deli ildrt-u, .
M .Us alto survived by one brother. , ,
Ila'VM Huffstetli r or Klogs Moun
in;" fi.;o sisrr :\<. Mrs. Charles Fall*
sr. and Mn?. Phillip Fulls. of Lum
berton; Mrs. U A Morris of Greehyllle.
Mrs. \V. A. Harmon and Mrt.
I. B. Hultender of Kings Mountain
Funeral services were conducted
at St. Matthews Lutheran ChurQh
Monday afternoon b> his pastor. Rev
I.. B<v\ d H '.ram wiaslsted by W.
In charge of tile flowers were Mrs.
Tom Pollock. Mrs. \V. H. Mc Gloats,
Mrs. P. D. Herndon. Miss Sara Hfua
bright. Mrs. Helen lx>gaa aiiu Miss
Paulejla Adair. ,.
PfaUibesrera were J. C. Lackey: .' ,
John Seism, L. V. Gaffney. W. H. Jen
kins L. L. Alexander and P. D. Hern
Band Concert Friday At
The High School Band .will give
their final concert of the season Fri
.ley evening at 7:00 on the Carpenter
Playground. Mr. Paul Hendricks, the
capable band director, is leaving
next week on his vacation.
Mr. Hendricks says that already
many of the members of the band
fLTA oUtav fi*Am "
? vr u. ttvut ivnu ?uiu yit?)" ao not
have the aaual number tn the organization.
The Carpenter Playground is the
old Carpenter brickyard, the use of
which has been granted by Mrs. M.
M. Carpenter for a chldiren's playi
The playground Is being sponsored
by the playground committees of the
Junior Woman's Club and the Business
Men's Club. Mrs. Robert Miller
is chairman of the committee from
the ladies' organization and Aubrey
Mauney of the men's group.
At the request of the ladies the
'.Own has scraped and improved the
entrance roadway and the ball field
' and put in a water fountain.
Under the supervision of Aubrey
M.aunev the clean-up force furnlshel
by the National Youth Administration
at work on the property was increased
this week to four colored 1 1
i boys'. Aubrey
Mauney re-ports that tho
oumber to bo assigned to work in
Kings Mountain Is to be Increased
t Ho Bays that Mrs. Pansy Fetzer. tho
county supervisor, of tho NT A has
, written him that hor organization is
c&vonable to granting a continuation
I of the town beautificatlou already
t In these projects the community
must furnish all tools and materials
and supervision The NY A furntshec
the labor of young men approved as
Jieaervlng by the case worker.
' Aubrey Maunoy and his oommKte
Ivave been working on projects to
| present to the community for their
approval to continue the program
which has. at least, been started.
His Idea is that Kings Mountain
should have several small parks and
playgrounds. He says that he does
not suggest that much money be ap(Cont'd
on Editorial page)
: (0u Junqtcn
\ by James Preston
, (Opinions Expressed In This Column
i Are Not Necessarily the Views of
r This Newspaper.)
, Now headlines are in the making.
r They are not to. type as yet. But
. editors will pick some of their big- .
geat and blackest type when the
i story Is ready.
r Bvldenoe is be In* collected. When
t pieced together It will grip the Interest
of every man and woman who
cheriehee America and Its free Institutions.
It will show that foreign
schisms aw<8 Urns paid no attention
to IT CANT HAPPEN HERE.
. One of many almost unbelievable
> stories which will be urn folded before
? the Dies committee is thfti: An In?
- veattgator was threat enned with kid
i tinging and bodiy Injury after be got
t a signed statement from the termer
i bend of a leading tem organisation.
(Cont'd on Editorial page)