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VOL. 34 NO. 40
State And ^
Wbehington. Sept. 13.?Army an*
navy official* were reported on theli
way to Puerto lUco today to conoid
er plans for establishing air bases al
I?la Grande. -across from Sail Juar
Territories officials sind Governoi
Hlanton Wlnship hud postponed hi:
trip to the mainland one week to In
V r! ? T" at ? ,1-H IV
firniy and navy experts openiiiK al
Fan .loan Friday.
V? York. Sept- 13.?Supremi
Court Juki ire Ferdinand Pecora lad
today ordered a mistrial in thStale's
policy racket emu? t ugxiinni
'I'ammany District Leader .lumen J
Mines, Implying that the proseou
tiou Injected "one drop of poison'
by risking a 14-word nueetion of nre
Washington. 8<-pt. 13.?'Dr. I>avlt
KfroB, member of Che Argentine .deh
.nation to the recent World Youtl
congress at I'ougihkenpsle, d 1 vu I ge<l
plans today for holding a Pan-Aimer
iean conference against Fascist pent
tration, in I^atln American.' Erroi
hi-jid the conference 'would take placi
. in Washington, probably in Novem
Copenhagen, Sept. 13.?Denmarl
was reported taking preoauttonarj
measures today along her Schleswif
border with Qetnnany. King Chrie
t 'an X postponed his departure foi
his summer residence at Scaw be
cause of the tense European situa
Washington, ' Sept. 13.?Chalrmai
Leo T. Crowley disclosed today tha
the Federal Deposit Insurance cor
poihtlon is studying the poBBibiltti
* of Insuring bank deposts above the
present $6,000 limit.
Washington, Sept. 13.?With th<
veterans' hospital board daily occu
p'.eid with a fight in Illinois over the
site of a new hospital further atten
tion to the new $1,600,000 hosplta
for North Carolina has been defer
red. ft was stated today ft the Vet
Columbus, Ga., Sept. 13.?Ma Jo
John R. Brooke. Jr., denied on th<
witness stand today that he klllet
his wife and insisted she was "al
wl r?hl" mhnr> ho loft h/v???o *???"*
nuvu iic icii iiuiiic muir mill
an hour after the time army doctor
haw estimated" that she was beatei
Richmond. Va., Sept. 13.?A Rich
mon newsboy of 30 years ago, no*
part owner of four Bermuda deparl
ment stores, will be back at bis oil
st&n<d selling papers tomorrow. H
is Myer M. Malloy, vacationing her
and homesick for old friends an
customers. He flgtrres that the bee
way to find theim will be to sell pa
pers. The News Deader gave nin
jKfrmlsaloo to work at the same cor
e'r ae used In 1908. Profits will go ti
Darlington, S. C.. Sept. 13,?B. f
Kclsom, Darlington county whit
man, and his son, Joe Folsom, II
iwere bitten by a cat late last nigh
at their home near the city.
The youth wlas bitten while aslee
a*i<l was awakened as the cat bit hi
toes. He JumJcd up. and the (tnltns
then attacked the boy's father, sctan
rhtng and biting the man. The ca
was killed, and Its head Is being et
lunined for rabies.
T 1TTLE Willie came running into
"Mommer," he panted, "do yo
"Do I know what?" asked hit
V "Do yon know Archie Sloan's
"I know Archie Sloan," answe
J know his neck. Why?" .
"Well," said Willie, "he Just r
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I Meiidersotvcllle. Sept. 13.--An - Inr
ijuest will be held here Saturday Into
- the death of 11 year old l^aura Kore.
L shot and killed two days wgo with n
i shotgun while playing at the home
J of Dlllurd Morgan. t'ornoner Ilruce
I A. fox said the little girl was play-1
r iiik with three small c-liitdron and
' that he did not kuow who hud the1
' shotgun when she wjk killed . The
[ is aavlng the Kore gilt shot hei-selr 1
No shotgun wua found ,ln tne room
where the body was. the coroner
aid. but three shotguns were found
' in anoth??r room of the house
?ansi>iiiy. Sept. 13. Dcpttn Sher1
iff Arthur Shaping placed under ar
rest Sunday Dick Jones of pear.
" Wood leaf oil the clip rge or stealing
i number of articles from a house
ill Unity township nearly a year ago.
Most of the articles have been recovered.
Raleigh. Sept. 13.?Governor TToey
said today tlmt t.he Southern RailI
way system would send an inspection
commitee, consistlnf of five of
its prominent officials, to Goldsboi-o
Wednesday to inspect the Atlantic
( and North Carolina railroad.
Sinithfleld. Sept. IS.?Victor P.
Brown. 46, of Selma, was killed in
an automobile accident near Wilt
son's Mills early thlB morning when
r a car driven by his brother. Clyde,
J and a car driven by Miss Frances
Stephenson of Wilson's Mills, collid
f ed at the intersection of the Selma
Clayton and the Smlthfleld-Wllson's
Brown was thrown from the car
and knocked unconscious, fie was
taken to Johnston county hospital
l where be died of a fractured skutl.
w Gaston!a, Sept. 13.?Uewls Friday
f at High Shoals was reported to be
s In a critical condition in St. Peter s
hospital at Charlotte today of injuries
suffered about 11 o'clock last
night In an automobile collision?on.
8 the BelmonUMt. Holly rdad near Mt.
' Friday was said by hospital at ten"
dants to be suffering from a badly
' crushed head, with an indicated
J .Reldsvllle. Sept. 13.?Donald Gapn
wno nas Deeu a patient in Memorial
hospital more than a week suffer
r ing from Injuries received when an
9 amy pursuit plane front I,angley
? field crashed Into his parents' home
' is Retting along nicely. It was learnl
ed today. Although he was In a se.
8 rlous condition when admitted to
8 the hospital. Donald has been stead,
Bold Theft Attempted
r In Mid-Afternoon
I At the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
e Boyce Oault at tHe corner of Deal
9 and Ridge Streets about 4:00 o'clock
a Tuesday, afternoon, a heavy built
t negro boldly walked up and tried sev
^ eral screens, he finally got In throuQ
gh one from the front porch while
n neighbors looked on thinking the
negro hired help- With the aid of a
coat hanger, which put the robbing
In the professional class, the negro
unlocked the screen,
j Mrs. Oault coming home, saved
e what might have been a big lose.
5 The negro made his escape through
j the same window by which he came
In when he heard Mrs. Oault enter.
The only loss was a gold , wrist
p watch, hut drawers were turued Ins
side out In his attempt to find valutl
able to pawn. It was supposed,
it Clothes of the Gaults were piled In
it the bed right ready for a get-away,
c- Police made an Investigation but
the negro made good his escape.
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imd the World
in s. cobb
N S. COBB
the house stuttering in his excitement,
u know Archie Sloan's neck?"
i mother. y
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red the pnszled parent, "so I suppose
tow fell into the back-water up to it"
ws iMma XasJ
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KING8 MOUNTAIN, N. C. TH
"Star In My "
iftotion Picture Cooking School Offers
Helpful Suggestion* To
I (Joint: u> school in a thcatro!
It sounds a bit MiruiiK*'. doesn't It?
| llttt that I: wlmt women of the com
|munit\ will be doing when The Iter-j
aldjt Mollon Hit ti.ro Cocking.School'
imn s 10 town 0(1 Sent Ifnd.
11 ui.i ip inHi fy^iUHW. 1M. U"
'win- |r. iioiiHutiim. mixing aiiuj
'Mending the Inpn dleiit* ror inaiiv I
recipes. In the preparation/of such
.triumphs uk a luttlc-iop fruit pic;'
| til making n'liciotiH fro/.< it iic.-Hort*j1
and i-uIiiIk; In laundering line fab-!
ties; a utit) lit' planning li?:uItlifulj
.tt 'aIk for growing children. ' .J
Tht? camera has assembled all the;
i--Xpert information at trained ht.nn
1 .sticiioiMists ? Hot as n routine lee-.;
' .ure, not as a formal "higlpbrow" de;,
| ministration, hut as a real toinancui
ff home-making. full of suspense
and charm. and informal chats from
mh good cook to another.
There- will tie remarkable closeups
of each process in a series, of
.node), conveniently - equipped kitcli
. .us ? real, workable kitchens, (not
the synthetic, false-front- variety),
where trained home-nvakers will
plan and complete tbo preparation
of several meals so the entire audij
ence can see the process step by
The finished dishes," which will be
shown in full color, will look as
the ugh they could! be picked right
out of the picture and eaten on the
The class won't be all work, for
there is the constant pllav of sparkling
humor, the appeal of tender ro.
ma nee, the suspense of a coherent
< intelligently directed story, which
j dramatizes everyday happenings ?
| the human sort of things that really
l do happen.
Htudlng the attractive story toge-j
i .her is the unfince of home-making, ,
, a subject that hold's the interest of
j every woman young and pld. EJven
-tha_ Herald knows that all women?
brides, business types, and experienced
housekeepers ? respond to the
fascination of looking in. on another
woman when she Is at work in the
i I.J, 'i
Particularly do they lie it wnenj
they are uilowedl to sit quietly and;
watch her prepare some dish in
which he specializes. They know:
that if. they watch closely, while shei
measures and mixes land completes!
'the entire cooking operation, this'
close-up personal study will be more!
helpful than hours of ready recipes
or blind experimenting.
The motion picture camera was
leisurely, completely unhurried and*
painstakingly accurate in recording
"SUar in My Kitchen." There is no
trickery in the cooking, baking, and
preparation of appetizing ice-box
wonders. Competent cooks who have
drifted into bad habits will be able
to check their own mistakes by
study the -systematic routine revealed
in those close-ups.
"They make cooking and housework
seem so easy," the audience
will say after watching the experlen
eed home-maer8 In "Star tn My Kitch"
instruct the eager, young Dedee
Abot. And cooking will become easy
for every woman who attends the
Motion Picture Cooking School,
whero the lessons will be simple yet
| It sounds like a real re-union fori
women of the community, even to
The Herald. which is getting a
steaVy stream of congratulations on
, booking this profitable cooking
. school. ,
i . A generous store of gifts are des.
tlned to be carried back to many a!
: home from Dixie Theatre. Local]
merchants and firms and nationally-j
known companies arc joining with
this newspaper in making the school
Don't miss the 1938-model school
Sept. 22. 23 and 24, in the Dixie
HOME ECONOMIC8 CLASS
The Home Economics Class of the;
Kings Mountain High School, under
the direction of Mrs. W. J. Fulkorson,
htas beep invited and will at
tend the opening session of the
Movie Cooking 8ehool, ^Thursday
P08T0FFICE INSPECTOR HERE
Postofflce Inspector Murray arrived
In Kings Mountain Tuesday and
will finish today his Inspection and
survey of the sites for the n?w $73,000
Federal Building. Inspector Murray
carefully checked the sites offered
after bids ware submitted several
weeks ago. Ha also conferred with
Town Officials, and had pictures
taken of savarat of the sitae.
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URSOAY, SEPT. 15. 1938
W. P. A. SIDEWALK
Actual work began Tuesday mori
Ing on the $47,000 'street and a1d<
walk paving W. P. A. Project. Tk
First clod of dirt turned was on Eat
Mountain street in front of the Wi
man's Club Building. About 80 wort
era arc busy grading getting read
For the pouring of the ' concrete. I
ivaa thought the number of worker
Mrill be increased to about 100.
mi % [.''miles "oi sidewaflTs""
be paved and the parking space o
both sides of Railrqad Avenue bi
tween King and Gold will be paved
Following a* meeting of those ii
toroBli-il in Kings Mountain's. Schoi
land, member of tin? Finance fori
ntttci- mot last Thursday night,
lite High School' and decided I
raise the money untl purchase lie
uniforms for the band members. I
about'two days members of the. coi
mittee almost reached their go
and the handsome uniforms have a
ready been ordered; . '
Tfie new uniforms will be blact
burnt orange and of the militai
About $1,700 was needed to pu
chase the bo uniforms for the ban
members, the band color' flag, ar
uniforms for the flag bearers. A;
proximately $1,400 was raised by tl
coromitee during the canvass, an
the balance needed is in site.
Those who met in the secon
meeting were: Lfldd Hanirlck, W. I
Mauney, Charles Tbomasson. Ha
wood E. Lysch. B. S. Neil). Gl<
Bridges, B. N. Barnes, D. M. Bridgi
and Director Paul Heudrlcks.
It was decided by the commltt<
to keep .the old unifpnua to be use
on rainy days and the new ones wl
be saved for "state" occasions. Tl
uniforms will be the property of tl
School, and not the individual bai
members, this is in keeping with tl
policy of other bands throughout tl
state. A rental fee of 50c per moni
will be charged band members b
those who bought suits or made
donation will be credited with tl
umount paid on the rental.
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Boy Hit By Car
Tommy Thompson, son of Mr. ai
Mrs. J. P. Thompson, was painful
but not seriously injured last Thui
day evening when he wus hit by
dar driven by Loy Minch. Tl
Thompson lad had started home <
his Dixie-flyer . from across tl
street, and before Mr Miuch cou
stop his car, a Huick roadster, tl
child was truck.
The boy <waB rushed to Garrlst
General Hospital In Gaatonia, wbe
it waa found that his left arm wi
broken between the shoulder at
elbow, a severe gash had been c
over his left ear, one foot was 1
jured, and he waa badly bruised.
The Thompsons live on Gast<
The many friends and classmat
of Master Tommy, who had Ju
started 'to school this year wish f
him a speedy recovery.
By WILL ROGERS
CELLER called up a lawyer sac
said as he was always fierhtin
with his wife, he guessed he'd gel
a divorce. He got an appointment
with this lawyer for about 3 o'clocV
in the afternoon the week later, ant
rudf'i ^ i
whan ha rot there be was shoved in
en ante-room because the lawyer
feller waa pretty busy trying U
separate another pair of gamecocki
In a legal manner.
The feller listened fer about twc
hours to the scrappln' pair and th?
strain, on his ears got so bad thai
he decided to walk out. 'Bout thii
time the lawyer walked out ant
spotted him on his way to the dooi
and hollered, "Bey you, come back
here, I got your ease all ready
Your divorce is in the bag."
"Well," said the feller, "you can
burn the bag np, becos after listening
to them two birds ajawing al
each other, Tve decided that they'r*
all the same aad one's as bad si
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At ii s|>echil mating ??r the Town
Couni-11 held Monday night t>> ununuions
vote Councilman W. K. Maun
* >' and Clerk Churlm Hilling were
?- authorized to sign the bond gujfaii*
teeing, to the Slate" llighwav Depart I
utent a light-of-way for the over
* head bridge at the ?.n iii'f of ItaM
* ' oad Avenue and King -street. Mayor!
y I .1. K lieiudon staled to the council-)
II ] men that he wanted more tinn' to
f -tinwtder the matter, of signing. The
"j fi' ti ir vr
li t the pa|>ers signed at once "mi. th'' a-i
n' 'hot*. action was taken and tl? pa-1
f jiets were signed initnediately 'Phi
! matter <it signing the bond has lj?>cn
-hanging lire for some time lltds for1
tlie const ruction of tbcbrilgc lias
ilr-ady been let. and it- was thought
fit It I ilC'fllrtl i*ailu!?nu.?inii ??.%*?.1-1 *
. ?- ? *y ;? ??i ."?UU I I
in flic near fulurill
was understood ihiv-ilu' bond)
dgncl by Councilman M'imiivv and;
I,. Clerk Hilling would be ;i< < pl.-ilde toj
,,l the State Highway lb iMirtirteiii.
11 ' Mayor J K. Merndon issued the!
" following stahunujit in connection)
o with the signing of ?h< lioiiil "I did
w not think it was right so T md- not
njsign it 1 war against it two yt>ahi
|?J jk(> and I inn against it now "Hi*
'l! tax rah* was raised tide- this your
j and on account. of the dlinages the
Town will have to pay. the rate will
t have to go up again, as the damage
">' will he at least $20,000. 1 did just
what 1 thought was right and- for the
best Interest of Kings Mountain as
id1 a whole." ~
p. At the same meeting the Council
le approved the trade of a new car for
1(j the PcKoe Department. The new ?ar
a Ford Coach, replaces the Chevrolet
used for the past year. It has
''' been the policy to trade the Police
car each year.
The council also approved the pur
!0 chase of a new dump truck which
?8 Vfcill be used for the present on the
PWA Bidewalk paving project, after
5e which it will be used to collect gar^
bage In Kings Mountain. The purI"
chase price of the truck bad been set
le up lu the budget for the fiscal year.
JVkjWhirter's 5-10c Store
ie Opens Saturday
ut Kings Mountain's newest business
a M^Wllirtftr'a Jv nnri 1fir? fiinrn nmu
tej Its floors to the public Saturday. Sepj
tember l'7th. A complete line of
quality merchandise will he carried
I at all times.
! -Mr. J. H. I). McWhirter of York,
j-S. C.. owner, extends a cordial in(1<
citation to everyone to visit his new
j store.'which is the sixth in his chain
* of stores. The home oflice of the
^'j chain is located at York, with other
J stores at Great Falls. Fort Mills.
lf Elizabeth Heights, S. and Oram3,1
erton. N. C. The first store was open
on during 1931 and the firm has
steadily grown until now six stores
H* make up the chain. Mr. MeWhirtet
is a business man of unusual ability
50 and leadership. He formerly lived in
re Kings Mountain and attended school j
18 here from 1916 to 1919.
1 The local manager. Mr. C. H. Whit
ut ner of Morganton, has had several
n' years experience In the 5 and 10c
business, having spent several years
Jn with Rose 5 and 10c Stores.
According to Mr. Whitener the en
e tire saleo force will he made up of
18 local ladies.
or The new store is centrally located
on East Mountain Street.
1 Nr. McWhirter said; "We ate hap
py to open a store in Kings Mottn
' tain and will strive at all nines to
warrant the patronage of your citizens
by offering quality merchant
disc at reasonable prices."
Imperial Theatre He-Opens
The imperial Theatre which has
I j been closed for some lime, will re
open tomorrow.- Friday, with a dou.
| ble feature. Mr. Claude Webb, broth
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. j >-i ui j. c. neuu, owner, win oper[
j ate the Imperial. Mr. Webb has al|
ready moved to Kin&a^ Mountain and
baa a room at the Mountain View
, Hotel. He will bo assisted In the op
eratlon of the Imperial by Pete
Webb, son of J. E. Webb, who will
continue to operate hW theatres In
j The Imperial was remodeled a.
bout a year ago, and la in flrat class
condition for the showing of pic
tures. Popwlar prices will prevail
^ at the Idperlal.
(Manager Wel>b extends a cordial
[ invMtatton to thel*tre-?oei? to visit
i The Imperial for real entertainment.
r FIRST MEETING OF P. T. A.
c NEXT TUESDAY NIQHT
i The first meeting of the Parent
Teacher Association will be held at
fc Central 8ohool next Tuesday night,
beginning at 7:30. All parents and
' teachers are urged to be present, te
help in maplng plans for the work
of this school yeas.
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FIVE CENTS PER COPY
Park Projects 1
Proposals" to request \Y P A and
N. Y. A funds for tWo local projects
were approved h> the Town Coujicll
at their regular . ineefinn Monday
cvetihia. * " t|
Thic first project is a request to ho
math- is a > the National youth Ad
ministration to furnish labor and supervision
in the construction of a
i IMP swaniii "SiiW tu???MW? *
sehool property at the corner of
Kjttf: Street a nil tile York Koud The
Town h,ts in this pro|M'ity twelve
acres, Part -.it this property in in. . .
r'udi'l in the hall park and tennis
-Till' fin.jeef .. includes t lie "lunilscapiuv.of
tlte property. the const nut Ion
of drives a Itjtid-stand, an ornamental
tlOl 1 Oil! :tle ei'tillllfi* .-I I *
I>:? 11 fields. T!i. plan- calls fin pnntltit:
this tall anil 'winter of a large number
Also in tliis same request are improvements
and leant ifit-jtlon work
on tlie grounds at Central School.
Kasj and West Knds schools ami at
Davidson Colored school.
In this project the Town and
School offer to furnish material required
laud working equipment.
The sei ond requi-st approved cov-"
ers a $:!,uOu \V. P. A. project to make
a- Town Park and Swimming Pool
at the ubundoned water-works plant
just inside the Town limits at the
north side. The area in this property
is six acres.
- The property is ycvered b.v large
and beautiful trees and there Is an
abundance of clear ami pure spring
water which supplied the Town for
more than twenty years.
The plan calls for $900 from the
Town os sponsors hut revenues front
operation are expected to liquidate
this so that the cost to the Town is
expected to be of small consequence.
The project calls for an Improveo
sand-clay road to the Park, the reconstruction
of the old Mauney pond
for a swimming pool, the construction
of <a rustic building for dressing
.rooms and concessions, and facilities
for picnic parties.
T!o complete these plans the Town
appointed a Parks and Playgrounds
Commission. On this commission
| are Aubrey' Mauney, Will Parrish.
Glee A. Bridges, H. Tom Fulton and
j B. N. Homes.
i Commissioners Tom Fulton. Geo.
I Allen and Aubrey Mauney made a
'.rin to Charlotte Friday and confer
, n-.i- "mi m j\ omciais auout tne
! \V. P. A. projwi ai the old water
works site. '
The Assistant State Supervisor of
X. Y. A was in Kings Mountain and
discussed the project at the corner
cf King Street and Cleveland Avenue.
He also assisted in making the
formal application for the project.
Last Out-Door Supper Of
Men's Club This Evening
The final outdoor Men's Club supper
of the season will bo held this
evening at Ixrng Creek Presbyterian
Church. The time for this last supper
has been moved up to 6:00 P. M.
and it Is asked that all members bo
The direction to Long Creek
Church is: Take the Cherryvillo
Road to the old McGlll saw mill
place, then turn to the right and go
about two miles* to the Ctaurcb.
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V VADCO r KfcDl ON
(Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
The Hrltlsh still believe ill the
principle that the best government
is that which governs least; they remember
tlicit LIBERAL and LIBERTY
are akin, and that the more liberty
the individual liaR in modem
society the more likely he Is to do
what is best for his fellow man.
That is the real between-the-lines
lesson in the report by the Presidential
Commission on labor relations
in Great Brttnln.
"file Commission made no recommendations
and expressed few opinions.
But its report is studded with
references te the British Government's
efforts to avoid compulsion
and let the Individuals and groupa
solve their own problems. Tlie result
:s a system which funotlon* s.?
smoothly that America sent this Com
mission abroad to study it.
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Commentators have remarked that
> the report indicates a 'gonenil acceptance
of the principle of oollec(Cont'd
on Editorial page)