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State And N
New York, Aug 9.?.Her powerful
vmgtaea churoe*! thr HritUh Huer
Queen Mary to a new weal bound
tmraeAUiuKic speed reword toduy of
three duos. 21 tours and 48 minutes.
Commodore Robert p. IrvW announced
the bin ship bad covered
" "" sj mm
to Ambrose Uxbtahlp at an average
' apee-1 of 30.990 knots The boat
rM&ch Ambrose IdKhiship wt 12 22 A
M. (KST) lockty.
Galium, China, Au?: ft.?Thirty per
sons were killed and 40 wounded today
when J ap an set*- war planes drop
pod two bombs In the crowded
square in front of. the Catholic cathedral
Nine pi anew took part in the raid,
attacking the central xtro-j, of . thej
oily whcfe Govcrnnjetit building are
toaated. The cathedrul was slightly
Washington, Auk 9.?The Agriculture
Deportment forecast today a
1938 cotton crop of 11,988,000 bales.
The estflknate was based on the
condition of the crop Aug. 1, which
wa? 78.00 iper cent of "a normal, and
on the area In cultivation July 1, less
than the ten-year average abandonmeat,
(which rwan est tainted at 26.347
Pickowv, 8. C., Aug. 9.?An automobile
crashed down a six foot embank
moot near here yesterday and Con.
nte Mason. 16, wtaa killed Instantly.
Seven other young people riding in
the car escarped sertbus injury.
Hollywood, A/ug. 9.?Death came
Irooticslly, to Jack Long, daring movie
stunt man, as ? result of * motor
cycle accident on- his day off.
He was to have performed, a jumping
feat Thursday hut was told to
y come tMok Friday instead. An hour
later tils motorcycle collided with
Washington, Aug. 9.?Officials et
the new Civil Aeronautifcs Authlrlty
took over their Jobs today, two
weeks before the unified aviation
program will become effective.
The Intervening time will be devo
ted to setting -up ft detailed system
of administering a is mail contracts,
supervising commercial air lines and
private (fliers, and studying aviation
Los Angeles, Aug. 8.?Highway Pa
trolman Rollye Galbcalth doesot tell
the judge about the traffic violators
he brings Into court?he shows him.
Ge/SbraVth decided pictures would
tnnii? A 1?i iAstlmSM.. AA ko
OIHIIWWP MA. VI ICB\IU1WUJ IfV UV
installed a movie camera on the
front of Ms car. The etaroera. equipped
with a photo-electric coll photo
graphs the violator* as Galbraith
* chosen them.
Tokyo, Aug. 9.?The steamer Canberrtaj
Mara was reported today to
have reached Douglas Reef and
found no trace of the Hawaii Clipper
wflrtoh disappeared July 29 while fly
lag from Ouam to Manila,
h The Purification
JOHNSON SIDES, official pc.icer
cold January night got tost in
cowboy who found him, to lake
This was Johnson's first offence am
delirium be walked Into - burial pb
portals of an ancient ad ubandonr
it off. The chilly temperature sob<
the next morning penitent and terr
The legislature '.lappeacd to tx
member got bold of ike Indian, he
i Section I.?Be it enacted that
Sides in the Carson City
January 3rd, be 'leroby de
t Section IL?This set that) jo i
its passage and approval i
WMk sssch pimp and panoply
%ax and n mooa of red rlbbmi h&t
O- |_|C- ^^ a^
WWte Father had eaoZlthohte ss
Im a As nat am^s d
' '-r* . .
1 Brief Form
Mordant til. Auk. 9-?Kd Poteel
ihuxK'C with tho luiir?-8l..>ink <J
vouhk JtiiueM t'hapmau on ih? ni*1'
of Jul> 4. wrut on trial iu Burlte Si
K"!!*#1 i Vim I u IB luuruiui*.
The )ur> ?'nn complete and ttv
In irini: (if i vMcnrp ..with lL.
yULlMJUIMJ' flW'AWWT VWE
acgiec murder or manslaughter. Kuieigh,
Aux. 9.?The North ("are
Una Legislature. in special sesstoi
considered today bills which, If ?
iiacted. would make possible permti
nent Improvements at State InstJtu
lions amounting to about 98.100.00C
The nieaanres are the' State Re'
eJiue I loud Bill, which .would outboi
ize a bond ittsuo of 94.620,000. _ an<
I the municipalities bill. The bond It
1 sue would provide funda to be suppb
Itnetitwd by a 45 per cent Pfi\\ grant
4'harloUe. Aug. 9.?J. Richard Gri
bam. 59 year old member of a promi
nent Charlotte family committed su
I clde by hanging at an undeiermlnei
I hour last night and was found by re
j-tlves early this morning In the ga
rage at 2016 Winter Street, the horn1
of bis brother, wbtch Mr. Grahati
and bis family Itad occupied for rc
cent weeks. ^ j
Laurinbufg, Aug. 9.Widespread, lr
tercet. In the murder trial in which
negro ex-convict is charged with th
slaying of a Hamlet war veteran ?m<
taxt operator waa Immediately er
dent here late yesterday when, wit
out warning. Deputy Sheriff V. II
Todd and Hamlet Policeman A. F
Gibson slipped George Ford, 20, n<
gro. Into a crowded court room t
face arraignment on a capital charg
Newton. Aug. 9.?Clyde R. Travl
Jr.. 12 year old son of Mr. and Mrs
C. R. Travis of Newton, died Suuda
morning hi C'atwwbo. General Hoep
td\, following an injury to ma nea
sustained about three weeks ax
while he was swimming in a creo
New Bern, Aug. ft.?Business se
sions occupied the attention toda
of 500-odd- delegates to the 51st a
nual convention of the North Car
Una State Firemen's Assocuwon.
Fdi-nton. Aug. ft.?The mnmmot
Albemarle Bridge, longest In th
state probably will be completed 1
slightly more than a ween.
It was to have been opened to tra
fic tomorrow, but highway official
said yesterday excessive- rains ha
delayed completion of the span. Th
formal opening has been set for At
gust 25. '
Blowing Rock. A.ug 9.?William
Nelson, Jr.,. 22. of Aarevllle, sliupe
while wading in the -water abov
LiowUle Fais yesterday and wa
hurtled through the falls to hi* deal
Washington. N. C., Aug. 9.?Joee?
EJdlward Fe4U>a, 19,' of Bute, a men
ber or a CCC camp near here, wn
(frowned yeeterday while awlmoaim
fn the Pomlico River hem
? n ....
uid the World
[N S. COBB
of Johnson Sides
>1 S. COBB
nakor of the Pirttes in Nevada, one
snowstorm nd was induced by a
long swig ut 2 r, ./hi.skoy bottle
1 it tii>Ded him over comnlet.plv. In i
ice anil staggered through ihe mua'?"
d tomh. Then* ho lay down to leep
red him up. He retimed a Carson
ified - having broken the I'.w.
e in sesaioh. humorously inclined
ard his story, and Irew jp a bill as
ILL No. 0621
the drink taken jt Johnson
graveyard Monday night,
c la red rrall and void. ?
nto effect immediately upoa
y the governor. '
and with great wads of red sealingxed
to the document, this hoax was
rtthout n dissenting veto, then was
passed mumimouaty, and after the
Per wan bestowed open Johnson with
aaeEtod IttV>. "J**h|'ltJI jff
PlAkMI Pigjfg W9t% CMUMSMK tp
KINDS MOUNTAIN. N. C. T?
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Above is pictured one >of Kings
Mountain's best known citizens. This
* picture was taken back in the day
'" when he was an aviation enthusiast.
11 As a clue to his identity: he is as
11 closely connected with the welfare
4 of Kings Mountain as any person in
^ the Best Town In The State.
0 The Herald will give a one year's
Q subscription to the first person calk
*" ing phone number 167 and identify*
ing uiii cmzvn.
: Heme Destroyed'
f By Fire
t. ,Th<? home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam
t. Dye was completely destroyed bv
ttre about ncxxa yesterday. The fire
0 started) In the kitchen from the oU
e stove, and before help could be summoned
the entire houae was in flames.
Only a' few belonging of the Dye
9 family was saved, before the roof
1 fell In.
j Mrs. D>e had come from the field
to prepare dinner, leaving the other
a members of the family at work. In
" Juet a few minutes the frame house
Grady l(lng. Fire Chief, aadi a few
of the fire-fighters answered a call.
i. But the house was outside the city
y limits and not within reach of the
n water hydrants. Firemen assisted In
o removing part of the belongings
from one room.
The house was located north of the
Shelby highway, just beyond the clt>
k limits. ,
n A dramatic incident that innlt nltii
at 'the fire, happened Just before the
if roof fell In. The bark of a dag drown
Is ed out the crack of the roaring fire
d and before any of the nearby -RtruKle
era confd rescue the dog. he ran
i- froiu under the house at break-neck
apeed to a nearby branch.
B FIFTY EIGHT KINGS
d (MOUNTAIN MEN
h Are this week being taken
b out of town to work on out
a. of town W. P. A. projects.
J What has happened to
What has happened to our
program of water-work
and sewefage extensions?
What about some program
of city beautification?
W'hitl nhnill anmu imm-Ai-n
j ? ? wwwvw VJWIMV tllipi V? 1/
ments on property of the
What about a playground
and park project?
i Funeral oervtoa for Jou-* Dennett
wo -died at his home on Clove laud
Avenue Tuesday morning wore hoJa
yesterday afternoon at 3:00 P. M..
from the homo with Rev. P. D. Patrick
offlciattnK- Interment followed
in Mountain Rest, cemetery. Mr. Ben
nett Had been In dteoltaflng health
tar the past year, and had been so
rtously 111 for several dhys before hi*
death. Mr. Bennett was. 39 years of
a?e. He iar survived by his widow and
two children, three brothers, Clydo
Cart, and W. C. Mid one rfau-r. Mar
Mr. Bercett was a cuau who went
about hie wertc la a quint meaner,
lie was woU liked) by his ?sockUea,
sad was held' In the hltfiest esteem
by ell W know Mm. He whr? assorts
bed ,^>ro<herr.^ cayJe
twfore kts Msees ?T tks fast jwpe.
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4URSOAY. AUGUST 11, 193*
Church School i
Tii ill i i i in ill i in
in progr**^ at' .the .First PrvabHerlaii
Cbltfcli will tune to a cliw?? Frlda>
Evunitj* 3:l?0 o'clock A s|mcio j
I program U being planm <1.
| August usual!) suggest vacation
| time *lnii most folks wain to I*
I out in tin* v(nut. but manv )ouii
people have chosen .to spend th.
time ill answering a. call which lias]
bronchi on? hundred' an I twenty ctn
-etmU-.itN to the school The training
has lx-cti both religious autl social.
lit-' ;? sic . paieuts anil friouds will
have at) opportunity to see sonu.hlug
of the work done by different I
| groups l>> visiting tin; various dt-j
' parttneins where the> will find dis
plays- of interest".
i "The. Children's Service" wilt b<Friday
Evening This is u forty fiv<
I minutes worship period condueteu
by Uie pastor und stu-.^-uts.
Flood Lights To Be On
| F\>r the first time flood lights will
be turned on the Chancel Window.
I and the worship program will be
built around certain scenes from
this window. The window Is one of
the mo3t beautiful If its kind in this
section of the country. There will
be three young peoples' choirs. Twc
singing ontophoaally and the third
in response. These choirs are under
the direction of Mrs. P. M. Neisler,
with Mrs. Paul M&uney at the Console.
The young people's processional
will be "Brightly- tile-asms Our Ban
aer,. The most ancient young people"
hymn In Christendom. The
theme of the worship program will
"be "The Radiant Christ."
The faculty of the school Is: M rs.\
J. C. Nickels. Supt.; Miss Sara Kate
Ormand. Registrar; Mrs. Harry Page
Playground director; Mrs. Paul Maun?y.
Organist; Mtee Marian. Murphcy
AMista.ni supervisor; Rev-. P. O
Patrick. Pastor; Mrs. P. D. Patrick,
ytu Barbara Summltt. Miss Sarah
Hhary Sunrmttt, Mrs. George Meet
teachers in the Beginners Dept.;
Mrs. P. M. Nelsler, Mrs. Ned Moss.
Mr. Lawrence. Patrick. Mr. Paul
Nelsler. Jr.., Miss Elizabeth Plonk,
Teachers in the Primary Dept.; Mrs.
Haywood E Lynch. Mrs. W. J. Koike
rson, teachers in the Junior Dept.;
and Mr. Merrel Keith, teacher In the
The public is Invited to the services.
The annual Hullcndcr Ft*, unloj
v.Ul tx* held Sunday, August 14th. at
the Christy Hulleuder old home
place whore John Foster now lives
A large crowd- of HuUenders "ami
heir reiaitivet* are expected.'
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By WILL BOGJBBS
'IHIS story may aot prove tBIi
atteacy otf prayer bat if* a
good story juet the as me.
. A. negro who wae very peer wee
caught trying to a teal a chicken he
a email town down South. Hie defence
wae that he wae too poor to
buy nay fowl for the holidays which
were then only a week off.
The pastor of the church got him
off with a promise that he would
w__a_ s .1 .11 .?
sieai no more ana men toia me
poor man that if he prayer fervently
for the Lord to send him a fowl,
that surely he would receive one.
The darkey went home and threw
days later the pastor visited his
parishioner and asked him how his,
prayers were making out "Ve'r
j poly." answered the darkey, "don't
seem like the Lord hears my pray;
ers at all. I benn praying tv'rr
night, Oh, Lewd send me a turkey!
i but none ain't come yit"
"Don't despair," said the parson,
"renew your prayers with vigor ana
dey wilt be answered."
Two days later the parson made
another visit to the home of his
parishioner and smelled the savor
of a frying fowl. "Ah, my brother,"
said the preacher, "I see the Lord
has answered you at last"
"Yea," said the poor darkey. "But
only after I changed my prayer
around a bit Yon see m didn't
answer when t prayed. Oh Lawd,
send me a turkey, so fast sight I
said. Oh tawd, send me to a turkey
and parson would you believe it,
; Re sent me eae lasUe of tea miai
Ill-nu n ruimnirisaisi
' Wfini ?? m?W>i? i
v-/y ? ? .' " ^
ain Schools '
tber 1st k
i ?r- 1
'officials looking forward j
! - to best school ever. j ,
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k Cc1wui>j u ill ???" ? I -
^ ptember 1, 8:S?i A M AH ebildrcr c
-wilt t>?- expected 10 r?iM*rt to theli v
m?nt. At 1 -inrul School th? re will a
i>e a Bund < oucert, bcginuiiit: ai ?.
s:4.'> und lasiing until H::tb. All pu 0
treus oI the ac|toffl- art- i'o'rdinjly in
cited to be pres"?M for ihi- 0|x lit lip
of the sehool lerr.i "Evert ' '
tiling points to tlic b<-si -thorn <? :**,^
we have htid. We ar?* expecting an
en rollttu nt of bn?rvn ltji'ti and I Too
pupils tin*, first day," said II ^ ?
Hai no*. SupcrhtcudMit.
All schoolR are'being repaiied anil
ire expected lobe in first - class j "
shape by the opening lale of school.'"
Central auditorium is k?-Hinyc .1 how1 1
coiling, repaired roof, and replace[
ineu: of all equipment damaged by |
the fire. It. is also getting u hewi
paint job. Locker equipment hast11
been purchased for the new gyinnaR-}x
Fhysfcal Education will be offered c
this year for the first time. Mr. v
.Crow-ell Little. All Southern tjimrter ii
lkick and Co-Captain of the last it
year's University of North Carolina o
football team, wHl -be In charge of
the gymnasium and ' health eduea- 1
lion. Every child entering the' high C
school will be expected to take Physical
Education for one-halt unit's
credit. In addition to the health program,
Mr. Little twill bo head coach J
ot football. Added to the coaching
staff to assist Mr. UTrtle, will be Mr. 4
E. A. Smart, last year's Appalachian *
State Teachers College basketball ?
captain; and a man -who made a
name for himself both in basketball c
and In baeeball. Mr. Smart will teach ?
History in the high school.
Mrs. W T. Weir, former Sen'or F
English teacher, will have charge of c
the high school library. Mrs Weir to
has been taking library training .1
this summer at Winfchrap College, t
UocJc Hill, S. C.. suxf Is -well prepared
for the work.. Miss Margaret I
Wrea, tor the past three years Head ?1
of the English Department of Leaks- 1
vtlle High School, is taking Mrs. t
Weir's place as a Senior and Juuior J
English teacher In the Kings Mountain
Miss Caroline Carlisle, graduate of |
Flora MacDonaiu College. Red ^
Springs. N. C?. for the past t-wo years,
supervisor of Public School Music 1
for the Fairmont City School Sy?*-, t
I tern. Is taking Miss Mary Rod lev Ed t
ward's place at Supervisor of Pub- ,
lie Music.. Miss Edwards resigned' to t
take work at. Erskitie College. All t
new teachers arc coming to Kings ]
Mountain highlj recommended- and ,
tre considered to tie very outatand- (
ing in their particular fields.
All schools In Kings .Mountain are |
fully accredited, and. although the r\
nejw requirements are very high, the I
.schools are expecting to remaii on|
the accredited list. This > e<ir. many!)
schools are struggling to build their',
libraries and maps to meet the new;,
requirements. This was Kings Mounj ]
tain's problem last year. and. accord j
Ing to the State Department. Kings
Mountain is able to meet these rr> t
School officials are expecting a
very successful year. and believe
this year will hate the best school <
ever. It it* honied that all boys and ,
girls of school age will take tuivan- ,
tage of the school opportunities of- ;
I fered In Kings Mountain. The school i
| is anxious to help all, and hopes the I
enrollment will be the largest in the'
history of Kings Mountain. The Peut
Town in The State.
TROOP FIVE NE-WS
Troop No. Five held Its regular!
| scout meeting night Much ttassincw*1
discussed. We plhn to have an
election next Monday.
Tlinsday week, we wiil goti on a
i tour through tbo mountain* of V\Ys-.
torn North Carolina. On our way',,
I buck wo hope to tiake In things a?i
| Ashe-ville playground*.
No outsiders will be permitted to!
j go with tut except the scout father* j
Jaok Hullendor. R< ouun aster.
Charles Oantt, Se,ribe.
Lions Meet Tonight
The Ktnps Mountain I.ions Club
will hold it's regular meeting a/t the
MounUtin View Hotel tonight at 7
o'clock A very interest in g program
haw* been planned by Laoiw Will Lk>
gnu and Oeorgv Mwuney
1.1 oris are 8pfct?d? u> call their Buddy.
It it urgent that all bo present
as the committees appointed last'
weelc will hmve important reports to
Arrangements have been made for
Congreaamaa K. U, Bulwtnkle of Oms
tenia to speak to the ?M Members.
' . ' ? , . ; v t
J Five CENTS PER COP*
l'ap< rs wn- ?? rv<-*l on ("It/ '-i'lk
'harti'S IHIUii^; w-ottordSiy moraine
n th<- suit brought b> Mr*. Annl<?
ifll Adunm <n Given villi1. s. C!.. a:uiuf?t
tl?>' Tow it of King* Mountain
tiw; it bi'int siM'd joiutty svith tlio
1 ' 1 11 ' 1111
>ii arcidt nt at Ui.? torti'-r of King
lltwt .an?l ltd ilroail Atrenllc. which
*'curr? d August ,:mh. a year mjti
Mrs Admits was a iiiiUM'iiKi'r In
he car that crashed. the guard feaco
t ith>- Lutel section
The driver-Of the ear. Air Thomas
iohuson. and his wife entered suits
gainst the Town ami llaltnxd for
.V?.?UO hut when ..the ease came up
or triul in Superior Court at Shelby,
Iter healing the e\iden?h' the jhdgo
ion-suits the act Ion and did not alow
the case to'even no to the Jury. . ,
Mrs. Adam- Is suing for $25 000.
u her action, she claims bhe wan
inilsed till over, badly shocked, and
nay never be able to resume Ju\r
v k. Mrs, Adams is being represent
d by GuetonU lawyers.
In the same wreck, the wife of ;tn .
titer passenger. a Mrs. L/Ulgoton,
ras killed, but up to now, no <*ult
a her death has te-en filed. Autiou
n death cases must be filed beforo
me year has expired,
'ROOP ONE ELECTS
Troop One hud its aaauaJ election
(ondny night for troop officers; Wo
ave been campaigning for the last
wo weeks. In the two campaigning
recks we have heard some very
ood speecheo. Monday night Quuli*
ate Billy Ruddock passed out wild
beer suckers to bio supposed You're
Also CarrlSdate Robert Pulton
assed out bamboo pip pa and "Maxroll
House Ooffee" to tats voters,
bit much td the oorronr of the rot*
rs Scoutmaster. Cirri Darldapxt
anded the smoking In the Scout ' j
lut. Voting by the Australian ballot
he following were elected: ' ' * 1
Senior Patrol Header: Lawrence
'aJtrlck; Patrol Lenders: Billy Rod* ' J
lock. Junior Moss; Asst. Patrol
.oudws: Tommy Martin. Jamea Wa* - 1
era; Scrtbo. John Pulton; Treasurer "M
lro Nickels. "3
John Pulton. Scribe.
IREMEN ATTEND STATE
Firemen Ted Gamble, Palmer .P>jlon.
Otis Falls and Hunter Allen aro
his week - tent ing the State Oourention
of the . North Carolina Fircnen,
at New Bern. N. C. It has bom
he polity ot* the Kings Mountain
fire Department to b":ve at leant
wo members attend the convention
saeh year. .
UeGILL REUNION NEXT :i
The Annual ' MoGiil Reunion wlH
*j held neat Wednesday, August 17.
it th? h?m? of I A. MoGLl!. located
jtisnn inilpx Dorthwent of Kings
Mountain. All friends arc inrit?1 to
ittond and. bring well-filled biaketa.
A. R. P. SUNDAY SCHOOL
PICNIC TODAY - --3
The .knaiiai picnic of the' A R 1'.
Stccxiay School will tx- held t-hia afternoon
oJ. KamrSck'* Springs. Members
i-nd teaciier* are r'Mfiwvsled to
meet at the Sunday Scboo: Building
at :t.00 P M. today
ty JameS Preston_
(Opinions Expressed id Thi3 Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
BuMnc?8 .tCPk tti-s y-.t.r-'.s tuiUphl
but. (its the fio/wT.mmtl wconQTutsi
in Washing'on who arc (rm^.
Th/e> get thut. wh> ?.hon the to*I
ness machine suddenly stopped halting
and etfflrtpd. U? upward zoom.
T)i" ocouomiata 'bad exts^'ted a
leveling off and straight flying for
while. InsUwd everything '? *oin? 9
up. And the econmlsts are confounded
been use the. rise fjatne before tbe '
new pump-printing e\p?ivSlturefj had
aveu had a chance to begin.
One leading riser (a _dapartment
aiore ssdee. People don't buy be(taveo
they think the government is
g?fcut to spend! money. They buy bocaAinc
they've sot ca?h in the pocket.
So, hi addition to beta* CKNT the
eoonomhfts arte flabbergasted. Their
only ecrplaaalfcm ta that <*ve busdneee
machine on Me own power right
?41 Meeif. They are now praying that
the priming does at Mow Mm mar
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