VOL. 34 NO. 45
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Washington. Oct. 19.?-The Treas
nry reported today a deficit of $908.980.284
for the first three and a half
I months of tho fiscal year. This was
more than twice The $4U..r,tS0.27n
| "" shortage for the similar period of
the previous year..'
. liuiapost, ftct. l'J.?Barou liotbmor
of the foreign office declared u?
day that Czechoslovakia must make
a now proposul before liungary tusHungarian
populated regions of
Ixmdon. Oct. 19.?The enraged fee,
logs against Prime Minister' Chan,
bcrlaln's accord appealed today l>
subsiding in favor_of a new note o.
national imlly to back a <iuk-kene 1
Newspaper kept up a steady campaign
for the rapid integration of
all civil and military defense measures:.
New York. Oct. 19.?Three hundred
towboats Idled at their piers, totoday,
hampering shipping iu the
world's busiest port as a strike of
2,000 tugboat workers:'entered its
Washington, Oct. 19.?Tho Social
Security Board reported today the
number of persons receiving general
relief from public funds in 115 cities
declined two per cent duriug September.
In addition, the Board said, obligations
created by the $822,941 cases
listed in September decreased 2
per. cent to $23,054,318 compared
with expenditures in August.
I Washington, Oct. 19.?Almost a
third of tne workers employed lit
Ntorth Carolina industry and coin_
meroe are women, the. Social Security
Board revealed) today, reporting
on the number of bolders of social
security account number in the state.
PLONK CHILD CRITICALLY ILL
Master Fred Plonk, Jr., three-year
old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Plonk,
continues critically ill iu a Kaleigii
Hospital. The child suffers with, 'a
growth between the ' kidney / and
liver. . . /
Th? fhild u'ilh fjirripH to mnlBipli
lor examination and treatment by
Dr. John Rhodes who is a brother
of Mm. Plonk. Dr. Rhodes is a kloney
specialist and surgeon.
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs.
Plonk wish for them a speedy and
complete recovery of their only
ATTEND DISTRICT MEETING
The following ladies represented
the Senior and Junior Women'!
Clube of Kings Mountain at the Dis
trlct meeting held in Oaatonia Tuee
day: Mesdamea Aubrey Mauney ant
C. C. Oatea of the Junior Club; Mes
damea Orady Patterson, E. W. Grit
fin,- B. D. Ratterree, B. M. Ormant
and O. O. Jackson of the Senior club
Mrs. B. D. Ratterree and "Mrs
Aubrey Mauney gave the report
from their respective clubs.
Mrs. B W. Griffin, State Safet:
Chairman, and District Chairman o
the American Home Department
gave reports of work of the depart
J Laughing Aroi
| With IRV
Why They Call*
, *TtHE CHIEF physician came uj
' asylum, slapped him on the be
"Well, old men, you're all ri|
mt all the deherleea which afflicted
word to yew people that yootl 1
The patient departed gaily
It and aoeled it, bat aa he was lie
fingers to the floor.and feU oa the
arid stuck there. The patient ha<
^ pee was his escaped postage stai
baseboard, and following a erool
ceiling overhead. la depressed sfl
written and dropped the eteese ti
"Two weekslHelir he said.
I'm worse eft than I was when <
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Henderson. Oct. 19.?Thr"c men
planned to leave here today lor ilagemqwn.'
Md., In an effort to determine
if a body found there a few
days iiK<> in thut of, 11. S. McColn.
mysteriously missing from, hi* home,
httrv since Christinas, 1932.
f jcinpleto descriptions of MK.'olnV
dental work and X-ltay pictures,
were taken along. The nam making
the ttip are Al M. Wepter, M<-Coiti'?|
. business associate, Thomas 0. IlatMSI,
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cut of the Kast Carolina Training
School at Rocky Mount.
i Charleston. S." t\, Oct. lit.- An of1
flcial investigation ?un underway to;
day into a train-automobile collls
ion ncrc iiihi uigni t nut kill, a two j
and seriously injured two others.
Frederick W. Ji-Ifcoat, l.r, high
school, 'student, and Miss Ma tie
Brown, 18. who were graduated last
year from Murray Vovational school
were injured fatally when a Port
Utilities Commission train rammed
t/ieir automobile Into a brick wall on
Kast Bay Street crossing, causing
the wall to collupse on the car.
Urecnsboro, Oct.' 19.?The grand
jury met in special session today to
receive bills of indictment charging
James F. Godwin, 19. of High Point
and Bill Wilson 21, of Hckory, with
the slaying of Douald Moss, High
Point textile worker, In High Point
two weeks ago.
.Moss was shot after Godwin and
Wilson escaped from' the Davidson
County Jail with the aid of the Jailer's
daughter, Hula Belle Kimbel, So
licltor H. H. Koontz indicated he
would not ask a first degree bill agalnst
Wilson, whom he termed a
"dupe" of Godwin.
Ml. Holly, Oct. 19.?Ground was
broken here recently for the new
vocational building, one of the first
projects to be started In Gaston
County as a result of the $300,000
school bond election which was carried
Greet New Pastor
The members/Qj/Grace Methodist
.Church greeted their new pastor,
Rev. S. W. Johnson with an old-fash.,
ioned "pounding" last Wednesday
The new pastor who coiues to
Kings Mountain from Statesville, ex
( h'intritfl nhn rirtiu witli iJoe W \
, v? li^.Ai *.? "? ? ??M AVV. ? . ?? . it
Parsons, who for the past five yeais
has served liiuce Church so acceptably.
Many expressions of regret
' wero heard throughout the church
, membership over te removal of this
splendid pastor and his wife both
of whom have given so unstiotingly
of their time aid talents to their
church aod community. They were
each presented a fitted traveling
1 bag as love gifts from the oongrega
1 lion, before their departure.
1 Mrs. Sallie Mahue Dies
1 Mrs. Sallie Mahue, 67, died Bun
day morn In f at the home of her dau
' ghter, Mrs. Mac Arrowood near Wa
a oo. Surviving her are one daughter,
Mrs. Mao Arrowood of Waco, two sta
f ters, Mrs. O. R. Gladden of Klngi
f Mountain and Mrs. J. M. Hoyle ol
U Mount Holly, two brothers, Mr. R. F
> Jackson of Kings Mountain and Mr
Veeter Jackson of Gaston la.
Lind the World
in s. cobb
5d It a Bug-House
N S. COBB
> to an inmate in a private Insane
ck. and said in comforting accents,
(hi. P? just pronounced you cured
pml Tea can run along now ami write
be bade hoaw ia two weeks as good
to write his letter. Bo had finished
king the stamp it slipped through his
I back of a cockroach teat was passing;
in't seen the cockroach?what be did
mp gig-sagging over the floor to the
red trade up tee wall and along the
ence he tore up the letter he had juat
i the floor.
*1 wont ever get out of this place,
hey brought mo here."
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KINQ8 MOUNTAIN, N. C..
He v. K. Homer Anderson
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CONSTRUCTION OF OVERHEAD
Actual conatruction of the much
diacuaaed overhead bridge at the
comer of Railroad Avertue and King
Street haa begun. Carpenter* were
buay Wedneaday morning building
the office and warehouse on Railroad
Avenue across from the Plonk
Motor Co. Work- on the bridge will
begin immediately. The
contract was awarded to the
L. Riddle Co., of Asheville, for $27,387,
.with the understanding that
the bridge would be completed in 80
The contract for the fills and paving
project leading to the bridge was
let to Ballanger Paving Co., of
Greenville for $79,896.10. The total
cost will ble over $100,000.
Receive Bids For
Postmaster W. K. Blakely will re
ceive bids until October 31st for th?
hire of a vehicle without the drlvet
for use in collecting, delivering, ant
relaying mail. Bids will be consider
ed for either a truck or cosed typi
automobile. Special blanbs for filin;
bids may be obtained from the Post
Estimated hours the truck will b<
In use? la 8 per day except Suuda:
and holidays. The estimated numbe
of hours to Dec. 31st Is .312.
The owner will be required t<
keep vehicle in satisfactory conitl
tion and bear all expenses.
The new service will include tin
delivery of Parcel Post to the home
now receiving nouse deliveries fieri
toforo packages had to he called to
by the Individual at the Post Office.
When this new service Is Installed
It will mark the second major fan
provement fat imall service reeentlj
House-to-house delivery service wa
. recently enlarged rendering a bette
service to patrons of the King
Mountain Post Office.
Attend Funeral In
Mr. and Mrs. Hayne Blackmer c
Kings Mountain, acocjmpanied b
Mrs. Harry Woodson ot Salisbury
left late Tuesday afternoon for NaS
' vllle, Tenn., where they were calle
( on account of tb sudden death c
t Richard Pearson Blackmer, age 61
, brother of Mr. Hayne Blackmer an
Death was attributed to heart tro
Funeral services and lntermei
took place in Nashville Wednesds
Mr. Blackmer Is survived by h
widow and sons. R. P. Jr., and Jot
Bladyner, and' the aboveymentiom
brother and sister.
The many friends here Mr. Blae
mer sympathise with him In his si
Fire Damages House
Fire that started in the kttch
flue caused several hundred dolls
damage to a dwelling on Mounts
street here about ten o'clock Bund
morning before local firemen bit
ght the blaze under control.
L. O. Welch and family oocupt
the house, which was owned by Hi
ry Jones. The three rooms at t
rear of the dwelling were the mi
heavily damaged as the blase' w
confined to that section. The fur
ture throughout the house was bat
damaged badly by smoke and wat
Neighbors noticed the blase
the rear of the house and sound
the alarm, the family being in I
most distant part of the ili-m
house when the fire was discover
Pert of the damage was covered
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THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 1938
Preaches Here Next Week
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St. Matthews will conduct u preacl
log mission this coming week be
ginning Sunday Evening at 7:00
The Service will be held each even
ing at 7:15 through Friday evening
The Rev. R. Homer Anderson, E
D? Superintendent of the Lutherai
Synod of Virginia will be the speak
er. Dr. Anderson for many years hai
been the leader of the missionary e
forts of bis Synod and In all phase
of the work of the Laitherun Churcli
Hits messages will be Instructive
helpful and Inspiring. Pastor Hamr
extends a cordial invitation to al
of Kings Mountain to attend.
The membership of the Churcl
will hold group prayer meetings thi
week In order to stimulate hitoref
in the mission. Thursday Evening a
7:15 there will be two group mee
.Ings, one at the home of Mr. Arthu
Bennett, W>.? Road, and at th
' heme of Mr. Ray Cline near the Boi
" nit Mill Store. Friday evening a
: 7:15 there will be one group at th
5 Club House at the Mauney Mill, an
* one at the home of Mr. Earl Bun
gardner on the York Road. Menibei
. and friends are Invited to all of Iheu
> Lions Club First Annual
. Charity Show Nov. 11
^ Thn lv intra Afmmtnin V .irvtia . flu
" has sot November 11th as the oftlc
8 al date for its first Annual Charit
r Show. The show this year Is to t
la the form of an amateur hour wit
* prizes to be awarded to the wlnnia
l* contestants. These prizes are to t
'* in cash and! will total $20.00 so thi
8 anyone wishing to enter will be a
r sured of a nice award if he wins.
8 is hoped that contestants will g<
their entries is as soon as posstb
so that they, will be sure of a plat
on the program, as the Club is e
pectin# a hie I tot of entries, and
will be necessary to have the nami
of the contenders as soon, as post
y ble in order that the program ?
be completed To place your enti
h see Hward Jackson, Joe L?ee Woo
^ ward, Jacob Cooper, or any memb
of the Ldon's Club.
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in By WILL ROGERS
Hl f~\NE school teacher was pretty
^ hard-boiled with the kids.
k" That*s the reason wh> I think may?d
be this story ain't true. Teachers
ain't hard-boiled any more, are
But when Henry was late for
school the third time, and he hadn't
any excnae, the teacher sent him
J?! ease. *iEed dent target to tell ha
" that it nmetnt happen again. Bh
If- 1% H MU kma ipk.to
go Heary^eaase hack hi a eeopl|
he "I has* a new pair ed twins. I
oin went kasMi aaala awd I hoo
ed. ycgffl W? fairy bw? a rhc t
hi n - -1 i tr i sihm ihi r ^iuakB?.
| Health Clinic To
i Be Conducted
IJhW nwly urbanized Clvvviuud
I County Health Department will con
j duct clinics in KitiKs Mountain ei
I ery Friday afternoon from l::td, to
j 5:00 P. M. The oliuica wili la- held
! in tile Crawford ltnlldln*f on Mountain
street, the building formerly <? cupied
t>) The KIhk* Mountain fiorald
| Tiie clinic is for those Who ?rtj uti
j able ,to pay a physician, and will he
j Veneral disease's Will h? treated ,
and examination made o," alt hand I
lers of (card. as well as servants ill ]
homes. Ilousewiycs are ritiiiestisl. to
. see thai their servants are exumlnI
cd. as the state law reijuires a
| health certificate for everyservnnt.
Children whose parents lire unable j
to pay a physician will he .vaccinal '
ed free for smallpox, diphtheria, uyd '
F.lood tests will lie made for any
one who desires -to have one made.
i n? venerai worn is Doing carrteui
I on with funds from botlt State and j
( Citizens of Kinks Mountain should
? cooperate with Dr.- Mitchell and the
County Health Department in these
clinics which will mean a great deal
toward the health and bappinees of
i the community. 1
; Annual Floral
" Fair Soon;
The Kloral Fair sponsored, annually
by the Woman's Club will. be
held 1 Friday. November 4. at the
h Club -llicuae. (Attractive and; useful
s prizes have been donated by the
it various business houses and everyit
bpdy In the community, regardless
t- of whether members of the club, is
ir asked to compete. Those iu charge
e are hoping that a keen interest will
t- he shown and that a large and beauit
tiful array of flowers, fancy work,
e oakee. pies and candles, will be on
d display. Tq make the show a suei
cess, will take cooperation.
Dinner and supper will be served
iii the dining room as usual and the
various displays will be ill the louti-i
' ge and auditorium bf the club. A
cordial Invitation is extended to .all.
Frizes will lie. on. display in the
show window of the Baker Grocer}
d) The prize list will lie published in
d- next week's issue.
h Ralph Gardner To Speak
? To Lions
3. The regular meeting of the Kings
jt Mountain Lions Club will be held at
el the Mountain View House tonight at
,c 7:00 P. M.
Full attendance of all the memx.
bers Is urged as plans will be comjt
pleted for the Charity Srow to be
held November 11th.
,j. The Club was fortunate In being
in able to secure Ralph Gardner. of
py Shelby, Democratic nominee, for the
,j. North Carolina State Senate, as the
&r principal speaker.
At the last meeting of the Lions
Club la was announuced that In the
future the regular meeting will be
held on the first and tbird Thursdays
of each month. This change
was made In cooperation with the
Business Men's Club.
The meeting tonight will be at the
. Mountain View .Hotel at 7 o'clock.
1 !.tnn? Wtlllnm Thomson and Proctor
Thompson are In charge of the program.
Special Services In
Progress At A. R. P.
; There is public preaching each
evening this week at Boyoe Metnor
, lal Church. Dr. \V. W. Boyce of First
Church. Charlotte, will ^preach to
night (Thursday) and Dr. J. I?. Grlet
of Chester, 8. C.* will preach Friday
evening. The hour is 7:30. Interest
ed and appreciative audiences hav<
been enjoying these service. Th?
public is cordially invited.
"ANDY QUMP" POTATO GROWN
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Sidney Smith may draw And;
Gump In the comic paper but M. B
Prultt, of the Dilllng Mill vlllag
grows him in bis garden. The freai
v sweet potato grew through a roum
I steak bone and haa an almost exac
t likeness to Andy Gump. The nose 1
| well formed wKh almost no chin a
a, just like Andy.
? The Ireak potato is on display a
The Herald Office, .and those Intel
ested are Invited to see it.
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REV. J. L. FOWLE
Series Of Services
Dr. J. L. Kowle, D. D.. pastor of
the First Presbyterian ciiureh of
Chattanooga. Teun., -will open a series
of Bvangellstlc services at the
First Presbyterian Church, on Sunday
morning at 11:00 o'clock. Dr.
Kowle is a native North Carolinian.
As a minister he is outstanding both
as a pastor and ,a preacher.
Bach mornng, beginning with Monday
and continuing through Friday
Dr. Fowle will speak on "The Favorite
Chapters of the Gospel of Satnt
John." Monday the topic will be
from Chapter. 1; Tuesday from Chapter
3: Wednesday from Chapter 14;
Thursday from Chapter 1". and Friday
from Chapter 21.* all of Saint
The evening services will begin
each night at 7:30 o'clock. Subjects
for the evening addresses are: Monday,
"This Ailing World"; Tuesday,
| "Have Faith in God"; Wednesday.
"Consider Christ"; Thursday, ' The
Seven Words From The Cross,' and
Friday,. "The Gospel of Christ."
Sunday ntornlug at 11:00 o'clock,
i the sermon will be on the subject,
I "It a Man Die." and Sunday evening
j at 7:30 o'clock, tile text subject will
| be "The Wages cf Sin".
The public is cordially invited to
J hear this splendid speaker.
PnaJni'tt ^ W Tnhiic/tn nf ihn
I Boulevard Methodist tnurch of
I Statesvtlle and IV. A. Parsons of
! the Grace Methodist church have ex
changed churches. Mr. Parsons moved
to StatesviUe last week and Rev.
Johnson moved to KlngB Mountain.
Announcements of the changes
were made at the closing session of
the 61at meeting of the Blue RidgeAtlantic
Conference of the Methodist
Kplacopal Church held at PfeHfer
ATTEND DISTRICT BUILDING
A LOAN MECTINQ
J. B. Thomassou. J. R. Davis, A.
H. Patterson, J. C. law-key and T. N.
Harmon attended the District Build
lng & Loan League meeting In Hickory
!*y James Preston^
(Opinions Expressed In This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
The government, being the
printing and publishing business,
ten liaa tnef qnrvhVfwV If a hrtnlf shslf
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to determine Its "test seller." Wb&t
the count revealed brought expressions
of surprise to the faces of
scfme government "brain busters."
Instead of finding that the reeding
public is clamoring for a hew education
from theorist authors on planned
economy and such, they found
a simply written little book about
American industries leading the
field, "the expressions of pained surprise
were caused by the fact that
V the book praises rather than coni.
damns the American business man.
<> We quote one paragraph from the
* book: '?
d "Alexander the Great, so it has
t been recorded, wept when he found
s there were no more worlds to ooat
quer. But modern man knows no
such limitations. The attitude today
t Is that there is no limit to tha
r- worlds which remain to be conquer(Cont'd
on Editorial page)
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