North Carolina Newspapers

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VOL. 34 NO. 38
State And 1
Condensed 1
?National News?
\V Mailing toll. Aug. -The I'll
Ottl> ? -Ito part mem sold more Hit
l.OOo engraved purl raits' of t*i"**ni?l<*
Woodrow Wilson lodiiy ut a ' doll
Tin- port rail? *i'iv. on a new Issi
of postage' stamps replacing the prt
cut dotlMr stamp depleting the IJ
^ " 1,1
Chicago, Aug. :io. The Nation
Safety Council niiiiouiiced today til
*,520 lived were saved on the n
nation's streets and highway* dti
lug the first seven months of tl
year. The decrease was 22 |X?|" i;?i
compared with the same period
The inmiini; of fatalities ? 16.01
?for Ihr first seven months wan il
lowest ?imw 1933.
Washington, ^\ur. 29.?Getier
Jolin J Pershing suggested tod
that loaders of Industry, with t
eye fo a possible future conflict I
volving this country, prepare to pai
on to their successors the knov
edge they aupiired in the Wor
"Without some very definite
greejrtent, we must never again I
caught so completely unprepared at;
we must remember, that auy Ian
war will again draw upon all oi
resources." the World War comma
der said in a review of 1917-18 mo
ilisation difficulties.
Chico. Calif., Aug. 30.?Mrs. My
tie Adnenell Conoly. 24. of Glen
died yesterday less titan an hour af
er being stung by a bee.
Mrs. Conoly. an expectant mot tie
was stung on het neck. She i mine J
J t 1>1 t.' li.iO" ??
uv^au vui niiiK DlUtr.
A physician said her death mu
have been caused by a heart attaci
4 resulting from the poison from tf
bee stfng.
BrowuBVlUe, Ttexas. Aug. 30.? a
aerial search for ten TexaB sport
men. missing since a hurricane roc
ed over the Northern Mexican coai
will be started today as soon as squi
ly skies clear. The Texans went fin
ing Friday and are believed maroo
ed on low, sandy islands that wet
almost directly lit the path of tl
New York. Aug. 30.?Henry Mc
ftenthnu .Jr.. Secretary of the -Tret
ury, returned from a month on tl
French Ritveria today saying he wt
impressed with the good humor <
the French people and convinct
France is prospering.
The Secretary had nothing to at
on war debts, the tri-partite curre
cy agreement, or war scares, but 1
spoke freely of French crops. tl
tourist season and the apparei
prosperity of hotela both inland ax
on the Coast.
'Washington. Aug. 30.?The Pubt
Health Service estimated today th
it ill unemployed -y workers wn
called back to work suddenly , i
least 350,000 could not report b
cause ef Illness.
The oervtce, disclosing after
survey that many persons are ill b
native of ;Unesnployment, said no
vous and mental diseases and son
other ailments could be traced
Laughing Arc
j .With 1R\
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'V - The Real Fi
"TWO OF Broadway's typical pro
at the Fifth-Avenue home ol
a great deal about musical sho\
1 .
. -jvji.. , I
/ track* and, when is came to Tollini
1 led god ao superiors. But in certt
. nhem were just a trifle shy.
i Observing that they seemed
undertook to make them feel m
ithough of picking on literature ?
' said to one of them:
i "How do you like Omar Kht
"Oh, pretty good," said tho i
there red Chiant suits me better."
>\ On the way home the secom
tfor hia ignorance.
"Bo, he said, "when you do
Jnep your mouth shut? Why, yc
,oint no wiaa Ifa a brand of ch
IMmi u
National Newj
In Brief Form
?State News?
it Wad" sticro; Aiik W.-^A 1hi-wI> u
i i tiuli'U hoinernmluit <li?> ut .W ltoi
in villi- Negro church in southwest Ai
ir'son 1'ounry enili-d late vkii-i/h .f
j enioon in n fun Imiii*- ami it-n<-rt
te light.
p.i Kloyd Mtrxan. white employer ?
ii- .In- State llighwat IK|iliitii<i-nl an
i i I f 'I
camp, was called to help restore 01
| ler and Is hi the hospital here wit
ul liullit holea in his shoulder an
ul knife cuts in his fare.
Wayuesville. \iik. !<> Mm .lame
u. A. Klalier. K7. came hi contact w iili
||( ' live wire attu. hod -to a , light pol
()j bnl hail beeti broken down by a
| automobile and was killed .nstunti
50 ventoi.fay
(5 School bells will ring again thi
'v morning calling the children back t
in the three grammar achools and Hig
n Schools. Supt. B. N. Barnes and hi
^ .acuity are looking forward to th
' -I best session ever.
|(j The School Band under the direi
lion of Paul E. Hendricks, will giv
a concert at Central School, begir
a- ning at 8:30. The public is invited.
,d Child Burned
n- Muster Joan Kills, son of Mr. an
b- Mm. B. C. Ellis of Lackey street, i
ii the 'Shelby Hospital suffering fror
every burns thy result of scauldinf
i'he child was playing at a nclglj
r" bor'8 home Tuesday when ho f?;ll 1
i pot of boiling clothes The lowe
1 tart, of the child came In contac
with the boiling wuter before he tva
Buning complications the child i
iy expected to recover. The child wu
b ..I * ?
?. mini ciiicikfiiu) irtuuriCIU UV L?l
A. L,. Hill and then rushed lo tn
Shelby lloapitial
ir Monday, Sept. S, it Labor Day a
National Holiday. The First Natio
^ al Bank will be closed.
The Post Office will be closed al
day Monday, but will remain ope
Saturday afternoon, according t
le Postmaster W. E. Blakely. .
Baptist 'Week of Training
(rs Announced
l" According w> an annouucometi
of from J. VV. Cotduer, Superlutendeu
*1 jf the Kings Mountain baptist Sut
.lay school association, the fourt
consecutive week of "Simultanoou
Training" will be held during th
je week of September 4th.
U; The faculty for the two King
n Mountain Churches are: First Bnj
IU :1st. Rev. A. G. Bargesnt and fou
other teachers from the church. Fiv
classes will be> held.
Second Uao>tl8t. Mrs. A. A. Joll
lc will be in charge.
e- The Ctub will have thol
o?>*<J<w>t- supper this evening at 6:3
a at ISethlefoem Daptisfc Church Not
e- the time has been moved up thlrt
r- minutes. This supper will be th
le last tme for the present season an
to a barge number of members an
guests are expw-ed.
>und the World
romage in Fact
ducts were invited to spend ah evening
f a wealthy patron. The guests knew
vs ana aooui picaing winners at the
X a sucker for his money, they acknowlin
departments of knowledge both of
I somewhat self-conscious, their host
ore at home. He made the mistake,
is a topic. -Across "the dinner-table he
tyyam 1" '
person addressed, "but a bottle of this
i Broadwayite took his friend to task
nt understand a thins why don't yoa
hi big stiff, this here Omar Khayyam
<mm Mm tea)
; Mow
j The Herald Invites
Local Women To
1 See Picture
i: Cocking School in Mstion Pictu
ie Form Will Provide inetructl
i. and Entertainment.
,1 Th?* Kfnan Mount-tin ll'-ral<| n
! m ri-?l attain!
tt Thi? ii<'?>|Mpcr |ia> jiai Im-oii. an
,1 .' Hsi'il In ?-<uiIiik Hi' io w Muin
p. ?l> Kii'li'ii," which will !?? prviM-i
h <1 < ' a l>i*l" Tlivairf* mi Tliui'Mdn
il,-*ri .?> .itul Saturday. September 1
1 .M. and 24.
Mark lh" di\- oil jimii lali'iular 1
4 ?>iUk<' fvi) woman and man
, j in ilic t'otiiintmli\ is hereby , \t> udi
a cold id I Invitation to sot-, ab-emli
ii: l\ fr? <-. thin faaeiiiiitinx pit-.u
% which. weaves helpful intelligent 1
yim */ ? v vunui^ aim ii*MIM**lli;i KII1JI 1
- i 'o a humorous atel romaiiiiv pioi.
Tlif met Ion !?!?:????* t.'cokii
j School is a hi and -tie a idea. First oc
9 reived last .war, it Was met witn u
0 claim front women throughout tl
h I country, Who like the happy comhiti
8 on of sparking entertainment ai
e close-up cocking instruction. Sea
In the back row are as good as titO
" in the front row?the motion pletft
e , permits everyone to hear and s
very trick in trosting a cake.'tna
j inga pie, or cooking bananas.
"Star lit My Kitchen" was prodi
< ! cd in Hollywood, and. the auuieu
will recognize many of the risit
ycung actors and actresses who la I
^ part in it. When young and old w
81 appreciate the humanness of the t
" mantle story, in which home pro
? letns are approached front an entii
l" l.v new angle,
n . ,
r The Motion Picture I'ookii
it i School has graduated beyond the <1
s ! manstration course in the wide v
jilety ttf household equipment, asset
f hied in clear view of the audiene
*5; All of the practical equipment
8 seen in active use, and because "se
' !ng is believing." the aud^dnce vv
'' Mton leant that pies and cakes at
-tlads can make them "stars
their kitcheiis."
Experienced housekeepers wi
thrill to the adventures of the yout
~ ,>edee lAbot. who suddenly finds h*
" self' with a large Itonte to nianai
and several mouths to feed--as wt
" as a handsome young movie actor
11 impress
o l
What happens- when she tries
make u fluffy lemon meringue p
| or a murshmaMow chocolate cak
' A'hat happens when the "tnan or n
| hour" drops in for dinner?
To unravel the mystery in ad van
11 would be to rob this clever tale
,t ;s novel approach. However, tl
i- audience is due to share in a rollii
h .n? good stor> and to leant much
s .tout home-in; king at the same tlm
Ever yliatetier will find a harve
of practical ideas among .the suggt
tiotis for more efficient home-makin
covering such daily problems
e laundry". refrigeration, up-to-date i
:ertalnlug. beauty secrets, news
modernized home equipment at
tips on making these mechanical s
vanta yield the hlgeat degree of lis
fulness. - :
It will be a real cooking ciass, ju
ir as though the model kitchens we
0 right on the stage, and all of tl
e popular features of the old-type cot
y ing school are retained: free reel
sheets, the atmosphere of congest!
A informality, the wise counsel. t
^ hints on cleever short-cuts, and tl
distribution of dally gifts and rr
_ surprises.
Accept the Invitation of the H<
aid aud plan to join your nr-ighbo
ill the lMxie Theatre on Sept. 22, 2
and 24. '
Mayor .1. B. Hcmdon has rereiv
from Frank Hodges, president of t.
Spartanburg (Chamber of Common
.1 special invitaflon to all basebt
fans of Kings Mountain" to see t
Little World Series which begi
Wednesday. Aug. 31. at 3 P. M
The Chamber of Commerce
Spartanburg and the American I
gion have planned a gala week wi
distinguished guests and promine
. citizens participating. The series
to be four games out of seven
fair between Spartanburg and S
Diego. California.
The 'l>orwn Council will have
regular monthly meeting for Sopte
ber Monday night. Important bit
nem la to be discussed. The matt
of opening Cherokee Street will
taken up. and. It la thought acooi
ing to Town Attorney J. R. Dav
that definite action will be piumei
It la elao thought that the t
rata for the coming year will be a
itaia I
HURSDAV, SEPT. 1, 1938
The State Highway and Public
.Works Commission opened bids in
Raleigh Tuesday for projects throughout
North Carolina. Among the
aids let was the overhead bridge pro
ject at the corner of King Street and
re ind Railroad Avenue. The contract
on was awarded to L. Riddle and Co. of
Asheville. N. C.. for $26 487.45. Th?s
' amount was for the bridge alone and
upJdoes not include the grading and'
street work and paving leading to.
ic- the bridge.
m A crew .from the $tate Highway 1
I, - - - .... * ?
,(.! ast week surveying the approach to
v i the bridge. It is understood that the
>;>. fill at the intersection will *e eleven
' feet high and in front of Plonk Motor
Co . on Railroad Avenue. <yui be
j eight feet.
Another Suit
M8 .
Filed In Overhead
- Bridge Accident
? '
! Foil tit of u series of damage suits
njj uguhiM Soul.heni itaiiuuy t'oinpunv
((jjand til*- Town of" Kisia* Mountain
' j outgrowth of an accident in which
(.4 J a carload of Soulli Carolinians pi tun;
ut_|fd oft tint dead <*nd'of King stroPt
k I onto ttv Southern tracks last Annus!
! fOth. was filed In Cnatpn Superior
1(. t'ourt Monday ?>>- Bessie Lmjtutop.
daughter of the woman who was kill
od. She asked $lt).0(M) damages, atleged
she will be a "nervous wreck'
HI ;he rest o'f her life*. ' Mr. and Mrs. -0_
Thomas Johnsou of Easley. S. C..
1^ and Mrs. Annie Bell Adams of Green
vllle. S. ('.. other victims. Iiace already
filed suit. Miss l^augston's suit
like theirs, will be" transferred to
ag Cleveland county, because tne accile
deut happened- there,
a- Mrs. Annie Mell Adams of Greenit*
ville, S. C.. another oocupant of tne
e. car. has a suit pending trial.
is The first to euter suit was Mr. and
Mrs. Tlioutas Johnson of Baslev.
Mr Johnson was driver o* the
1(^ death car Their suit was thrown out
'n of court without ever going to the
it ?:
;ig I , f m '
-r Resurfacing Shelby
k" Highway
to _
W'.uk starud monday 0:1 ]
i dig the Shelby Highway No 74 This!
Irt' . . 1 ... ?11. 1 . -. . ? - > it 1... I
-J IVHU WIHIL IS Vt'rj IIUllip) >*111 II''e|
.rivCn a treatment which
4 I means that the low plat** will be
^"'tilled In and coat* of asphalt and]
: fine stone applied which will give It
i t'! i smooth-riding surface
ot !
he! ^'hllc this work is under way
[ which will take about ten days.
I hf lush traffic between the points
lt will hp detail red1 via. Grover on Federal
No. 29.
st 1 -Material has been placed here for
ts- j half the road. Material has been reig,Iteived
in Shelby for the other half,
or Rev. P. D. Patrick and Mr R. H.|*
^ Webb will attend the meeting of the
Synod of North Carolina September
?. 7. and 8. Thiw meeting Is the one
re hundredth h.nd twenty fifith session
^ of tire Synod and will meet in the
u Church of the Covenant in Greenspp
horo. N. C.
tal ^ ..
he |
Will Rogers'
rr Humorous Story
>;{, 4 - -1
A ('TOR> hiivn fi crrnot lifn .Cnntn
of the best of it comes in talk?
ing it all over together. These folks
have ups and downs about as much
he! uOost. tvo M
Ov vst s. eJE^?ooM X&A
of( as any people In the world, I rec*"
| kon, but they hardly ever cry about
th i it. One of them maybe has hia name
nt in big lights this week, and next
lR month he's imitating a thunder.
storm off in the wings somewhere.
He gets just as much fun out of
*** talking it over as he ever did,
Two actors wero talking, in a
I little restaurant in New York,
about this year's shows and last
year's shows. They found out that
it was awful hard to remember
Its what the shows of last year were,
m- Even an actor forgets them that
quick. '
"Well," said one of them, "what
I'm talking about is the show last
"e 3 year that didn't have any bed in
I'd- it. You remember "
Is, "No," says the other one. "I don't
L think I do. No bed in it. Tnat must
w have been the Miracle!"
it HgafWaib iiO- '
IHIHI.I. Mil, 11,111 j iiiiituwii m.Hiwmp
Sidewalk An
Projects Are
Aged Woman
Passes Monday
' M:? ' an>lino t.o.ot'lt Huiufoityht
mv *ti. (^w?t a ?a> a' lu"r 'tonio on
Moiula) itiylii ?hottlv
mulllfisllt <t. atti r?tioV(l)|j a
Vt.'t-I. Of I I'itoVill, t lllH'il*
ftirtW a! JO'I'V U ?-.? W?T? \\ ? (I-|
inoiniuic it) Kl Ihiftvl Mvtliol':>;
.<4t.ui'ch ai;i -iutoriiiolii mailt* fit
..? ium li < ifii-tarj lii tin* lumilv
plot. Ii> \ .1 N XVlw r< r |in-?for.' wxw
> < iiain>' of tli>. . lAifi.N, and
1st.-if ijj i<. \ w *m iimii-. pastor
it' 11(of! M<-nioi,ul A K 1' t'lturc'u
.nut lt?v. K. XV KOx' of ("tinral
"Motliodist t'liuroh
I'aIIIm.i r?-r% vv.-i ?. f \1 l? u<.i'Oni
A 11 l'atterHoti, <' .11. <V*fpenter, liy-i
toil Keeter. I' MHiill Hairnet Kul
on" anil 1*. -I>. Herudoit.
Mrs. Ilain bright was a daughter of
i.tif la If William and jille House r
ilofonli who* won* among" I In* sturdy
ph neer settlers of lIVo Kings Moun-'
lain batilegtound section " khc wu8
ono of a family of twelve children. 1
three of vlkom survive as follows: i
Iftive CJoforth of New Mexico. Hob
(joforth who for many years lived;
.villi her hi her borne on Gaston |
street, Kings Mountain, do.I Miss,
1-oitif Goforth. also of Kiugs Moun !
Mrs. Hambrtght was tint widow of j
the late J. Martin liambrifcht, who
was a soldier in the C'onf* "derate
Her forbears -and those of ber husband
tock part in the l.tattU of Kin?8
Mountain and as many other, descendants
of these families, they spent
he greater part of their lives in
bedr hemes near the battlefield.
Mrs. HambrigUt lived for a time
n the famous rock house, built "by
t'tr grandfatflier, the. late Henry Hou
er. near the battlefield in iter,;. The
.vn-struction of this substantia!
:iome covered a period of three years
is the builder cultivated his crops
and attende.d to other duties at the
uime time. He w:<> assisted by 1 an |
>ld negro woman servant, who car.!
rietl all the clay or mud used in the j
.milling and who upon its com pic
'ton. with great. * event* nj planted
her feet on the outside of the large
chimney and of l e red a toast. Tho.j
house still stands and ; * vi.-ht-d by
i number of people who-make their!
rek to the battlefield.
Mrs. Jthmhright had Ir-ee. :i crip I
pie and semi-Invalid for years but]
despite iter age her. mind was olfrarj
tnd lalert. She could tell interesting j
01 her early life in this section.
She related many incidents connected
with a celebration held at ths
battleground In 1855. when she was
a youug woman and of the Centennial
Celebration held In 1880. As tibe
time grew nocar for the Sesqui-Centonniul
and Home-Coming in 1930
she took an active part In the preparations
for entertainiug visitors In
her home, who came from a distance
to take part in the festivities
Ske enjoyed the companionship of
young people 'and was seldom happier
than when entertaining them in
her home.
Cor" the past several years her
neighbors and intimate friends have
gathered to pay her homage on her
birthday and these Were among the
rod letter days of her life.
She joined Klbethel church etuly in
lite and kept her membership In,
that churoh, which was the. church |
of iter parents, throughout the re-1
maindev of her life. l<V>r many years
ati ucnount of deafness and Infirmity |
>he could not attend religious servl-i
< es or go elsewhere.
Her life an i companiOusliip has'
l>een a blessing to nuiny and she
will be greatly missed, particularly
in her imtnodiate neighborhood.
D. K. Ormund, Jr. pastor of the
First Presbyterian Church of I?st
City. West Virginia, who is oh a vacation.
In his old "home-town" will
be in charge of morning service, at
the First Presbyterian Church. The
many friends of B. F.. Jr.. welcome
him back home, and are looking for
ward to hearing him preach Sunday
To the Victory Gin Co goes the
honor of ginning the first bale ol cotu>n
if. Cleveland County. The cotton
y.aa itwa by O. K fetttt of Route
Z. Oalfney, ami was baled last Saturby
P. D. Herndon of the Victory
- ?;--J
.' .- ' . _ ' -J
d Paving
i- '?
Tovvti Ahi.iii.t .1 i; Ik.vis ?< + . !?
: d. tli ; iHii-r ii'pilnii'tl In-low W.wl - lav
lU'>tn iic.?i?(UiiK lliol tin* Ht>lu
: ajni -!' t iviiiK XV.IA pn??c
.".?iil Ir fii "II ivt.ilU ii|)|irov(i>.
I \'toru?> Ii.ivm iinm?'?l!?< !> wrotif
\ft ltl< 1 .i:ij? hi t1mi ilij' Tu?n - of i
, KI nit a \l< nn nm uofilil In- i?vd> lo
I '.Will I'.lll ' ' I 1 " <
TU? i'.lll liH' about ?i*
nll? hi siile-walks ami for tlo* pavMil
iV| IkiMi hi i . Of Avi'DUM
;rum Al't uftUilli in Hold, I'luporty
|i \viii-i> will l.i i nllt-d mi in pay lac
a rutin*ic lo >1 towards i ll.. rout of
' lii- ,snl -...Ik (i.ivmt; litis 1'iiiHint
aint.lii imnl iii throe fiiiyinent s, oyof
la. IIOI'IimI of Iwn'viniia?
IMtlzo'ls should rejoitv ?n?r tIiI.-t
flows as -Kiinis M oil li tii". li lias uru i?*I
liei-i sul'-iaiks tor- m-vi'iiil years,
'In' |> viii:: ran now to-had with very ' t
tittle ur-t lo tire town or its firujnir*
i> owners. fioori;.' Allen' assisted rn
suiiiiiif tlio project in shape for ofI
trill 1 in (ion and appro nil
Tin* ] tti-r t?. Afuiiui'v Ifavrs fill- )
low*: . ?, ,
Works I'ro^iess -Administration
w -NOi'in t aroints
Ar>a No Cb?i*t'i:'tU*. N C,
Aii?u;r SO. IMS.- ' J/j
Mr. J. It. Ikiriv
Kings Mountain.
North Carolina.'.v . '
IXar Mr. l>a\As: (> IV ?;t?, SSi-1-26?
Cleveland County:
We have today received- Presidenttial
l/etior covering approval of the
town-wide project for street improvo- 'a
it|t?ni throughput Kings Mounlaiti,
and the official project number listed
above has been assigned to thl?
We are now requesting that fund*
be set up ill the State Office and
shall appreciate your udvlsnlg us at
the earliest possible moment whether
yot.i will bo in a position to bog hi
operation l?y September 12.
Yours very truly,.
T. 1'. Iliclta rdsoti.
Area Obiief Engineer.
Cousin Of Local Man
In lecture
* -.H- " '%
Anient the brilliant stars in "IN
;)I.D CH P'Aflt).'. >1iovi:ttit today
and tomorrow nt the Dixie Vliivitro,
is Sidney i;:,u dot.v. ??.*? sin of ii. sf.
Ill:: k.m-r !<>: a'. ? . t on broker: Uia* k
f , . *J
:urr. v. bo lias portray ed mutly diar.utorv
on t>otli stage and screen., vil *
ited hi- cousin here (a.-:- winter, odd
was ir.terv'.eWi d by the Herald laporter.
This will tie an opportuney for
Kings Mountain folks to see tllack-'
roer'in a really big picture SUicitrner.
who ia a native of Salisbury, N.
went to Hollywood by way of tlio
New York stage. '
' .*
The Health Clinic tor indigent mo- , , J
thera and W)bies met at the Red
Cross Office In the City Hall on August
There w?t<- twenty babies au'l ten ?d
mothers present for examination hod
consultation. A. number of the mid.
wives from this sectiaa of th? oouni-tjr
were pre -**ru and were quite
pro mi of their little charges, in at*
I 1>r Harper wus the aufaidieg pbysicinu
as*lv.ed by t.hCcutty Muree,
j Miss Cora iwuu. ano Mrs. Prldo
| Rattxrree.
|. , : ' ; I
i ty James PreStoh
(Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
This Newspaper.)
j Rapidly developing testimony bej
fore the Congressional Committee in
| vesugating sunvcnjive activities in
the l?. S. has uncovered the now
method of Communists and radicals
in Honking their actual names ani
activities behind '"fronts." In addition
it was adduced that the "front."
names were so effective tliat they re
suited in many patriotic Americans
becoming members.
Among the Com mnn 1st-rot) trolled
or outright Communist organizations .
named by witnesses were the American
League. for Peace and Democracy,
the Worker*/ Alliance, and the
American Student's onion.
Even the most seasoned Washington
observers, however, have mow
had their eyes opened to the extent
to which Communists and other rod- j
(Cont'd on book pace)
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