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VOL. 34 NO. 49
State And N
New York, Nov.- 15.?TThe first
now of the season fell today In Albany.
The snow, accompanied by
rain, melted quickly.
Manchester, Ky., Nov. 15.?Three
men were killed In a pistol battle on
the Main Square of Manchester last
The dead: Police Judw II. P. I,yttie,
3g. and his brother Dale Lvttle,1
3d; John L?. Manning
Olmpla, Wash., Noc. 15.?Dr. Kent
W. Berry*, society physician of this|
capital city, and three other men
k<< un iriai toauy on cnarges iney
kidnapped and brutally beat Irving
1 taker retired coast guard officer
Washington. Nov. 14.?The Nation
al Cancer Advisory Council announ-.
?d today that tiny particles of atoms
have been found in certain instances
to be more effective than X-rays in
. treating cancer.
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London, Nov. 14.?Prime Minister
Chamberlain today denieh in the'
House of Commons reports that he]
'might accompany King George Vr!
and Queen Elizabeth on. their visit
next Spring to Canada and the United
Los Angeles, Nov. 15.?A pseudu i
Enoch Arden, Davis Rowland Mac-'
Donald. 45, declared a legal suicide
in February 1955, but just brought
back to life through his fingerprints,
waited In the County Jail to
see what Federal officials would do
about a case like his.
The former Pittsburgh broker dls
appeared Feb. 14, 1924, leaving a
note with his bat and coat on the
bnk of the Allegheny Rller telling
nis wiie, uiara, ne nad "railed in bus
iness and aa a man."
London, Nov. 16.?King Carol of
Rumania la expected to seek British
financial aid to develop his country's
natural resources when be cornea
here tonforrow on a three-day visit.
Lancaster, S. C., Nov. 15.?Miss'
Thelma Threatt. 27, of Lancaster!
County, was killed near here yesterday
when a car in which she was
riding overturned. Two other occupants
of the car escaped with mlnoi
Rock Hill, 8. C? Nov. 15.?Coroner
M. J. Adcock reported today that ro
far as he could learn there was no
evidence of foul play in the death of
Golfen Laurence Duqpan, 67 year old
retired textile worker, whose body
was found yesterday In a clump Of
bushes On the edge of town. Duncan
had been missing for several days. ,
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Washington, Nov. ' 16.?The Su
. preme Court assembled- today to
hear arguments on constitutionality
of the TV A power program and to
deliver any opinions that have been
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. By IRVIN
' rTHE famous English actor, Sir H
*" georgeous sense of humor, T1
enormous egotist and, as a rule, ego
On one occasion an emotional 1
engagement at the Lyric Theatre in
the fiirnor gave or'; oil farewell
vliilo m England. The -.flair begat
r. fnalilonablo safe, free, 7hv had
itcs; I little Italian, wa^ among the
rtt-.'xi to escape, though, whei
one j. edbye. But luck sa. against
Lis manager, his .vecompanist, the nr
and everyonj else in light, Se insist,
to his hotel*. Tho '-our was aowO A
faction and wine, the Italian was !r
Teaehe.I '.h sidewal': lio disentangl
jiwp, th. _ hot!, arms about Tree
isoeuudlng Idea about Tree's lips, t
broken Hn .lish *,mde the driver take
Tho perplexed :abby turned to '
- * ' 7oV tho blintdn' idea In yk
" time of lernin', guVnor T" lie asked
"At an.- rate," said Tree, "I
there. Tn act quite -sure, >ut I rath
that ha lergot to kiss tho night-waU
hint fir fr; I . ....fch
1 Brief Form
Itnleigh, Nov. 15.?North Caroll-.
na'o 19v8 cotton, crop, estimated al
425.000 bales. Is the smallest in 87
years the State-Federal crop repolt
released by the State Department of
Agriculture, revealed today.
Cased on the Nov. 1 estimate. It;,
was reported that growers are 26.-i
000 bales below last" month's Indira ;
ted production. However, the indlca
ted 225 pounds per acre average I
yield is five pounds above the na (
7*. 1 iil'.tl' ".TTJIW,"
worn killed and another Injured near
here yesterday when a log truck in
which they Were returnliiK from a:
(lance crashed into a - bridge abut-!
ntent and overturned.
. Vadklttvllle. Nov. IS.?Mrs. Thur
man Caudle. It.'!, of near Mrobks
Cross Roads, was killed yesterday In
an automobile collision near here.
Conrad Hutihlns of Union Cross
and Dallas Davis of Smlthtown were
hi'h'd pending an investigation.
Sheriff A. L. Inscore said.
The sheriff said Hutchins was drl/i
ing the other car and' that Davts
owned it. Hutchins and Dayis suffered
minor hurts. .
Hickory Nov. 15.?Pete Hornfeck
was & patient at a Hickory hospital
today, getting treatment for a serious
hip injury he suffered in the Appalachtan-Denotr
game last week.
Raleigh. Nov. 15.--Future of the
Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad
the Old Mulet Road, remains dark j
and uncertain as negotiations fori
some kind of disposal of the stateowned
rail property do nothing more
than mark time.
Hamlet. Nov. 15.?Fire that broke
out early Sunday morning destroyed
two old buildings in the business sec
Raleigh, Nov. 15.?Paul G. Spainhour.
17. N. C..? Slate College student j
dietfl yesterday of Injuries suffered J
the day before when his bicycle ool-j
lided with a light truck.
Immbcrton, Nov. 15.?A 50. year
prison sentence stared Duckery Rev
els. 25, an Indian. In the face today
after -a Jury convicted him of assault
on a female between the ages of 12
Myers' Department Store
The doors Of Kings Mountain's
newest 'business, Myers' Department
Store, opened- this morning with a
host of values for every member of
the family. Mr. O. W. Myers extends
a cordial Invitation to everyone to
visit his new store which is located
In the old Fulton Building on Mountain
street. Quality merchandise for
every member of the family will be
catrled. Mrs. Bryan Hord has been
selected to assist Mr. Myers.
Mr. Myers, In discussing his opening,
said, "Just tell the folks to come
and see me. I will be glad to serve
them as I have In the past."
ad the World
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erbert Tree, now passed on, had a
lis was curious, for Tree was an
tists are not humorous.
Italia: tenor had just concluded an
London. Following Ms final concert
party to tho friends ho had made
i at the theatre and culminated at
become very fond of the temperate
i the hoet insisted on ldscing every1dm.
After the singer had saluted
lembers of hi:, supporting company,
td that Tree should accompany him
. M. and what from excitement, afi
a highly exhilarated -state. Aa he
ed himself from Tree's supporting
'o neck and implanted u moist end
hen fell into n waiting cab and in
him to the Lyric Theatre.
in' this cove to the theatre at this
would suggest that you take him
er imagine be has just remembered
i totems, leal
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KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C. TH
Court of Honor Tonight
Boy Scout Court of Honor will be
held- .tonight at al '^e Town
A very inut h larger attendance of
Scouts and IcaderB Is expected on
this occasion thun attendee} the October
Court. At that time tic; attendance
was reduced because of
a large number of conflicts.
tTJie Scout Conference held last
Thuisday night following the dinner
aim program of the Business Men's
('lull at the Woman's Club Building
was a complete success and gives
great encouragement to the program
?f the toy Scouts of. America In
Chairman W. K Muuney and- reports
were heard trom each committee about
his activities and plans.
Every tioop was represented by
their Scoutmaster and Assistant and
each Scoutmaster reported on (Inactivities
of each troop.
Kach troop pledged llself to recruit
at least two new members at
once and nuah ih? ? ?
, vv I'l^fiuiii as outlined
for Stan tin id Troops In the
It was reported that nearly 100
hoys in Kings Mountaitl are receiving
"Boys Life", the official magazine
of the Boy Scouts of America.
The complete budget plan was urged
for every troop so that every Scout
might have the opportunity of reading
this fine magazine.
W. K. Mauney Elected
President K. M,- B. and L.
Mr. W. K. Mauney. prominent local
Mill Executive, was elected aa
president of the Kings Mountain
Building and Loan Association to replace
A. E. Cline who has served aa
president for the past .0 years. Mr.
(Mine resjgned on account of III
health and because he is leaving
shortly for Florida for an extended
In this Issue of The Herald will be
found resolution passed by the
Foard of Director thanking Mr. Cline
for the valuable services he has rendered
the association during his
Mr. Cllne will remain as a member
of the Board of Directors.
Mr. W. K. Mauney, who was elected
at a special meeting of the dl
rectors Monday night is one oi
Kings Mountain's most fnogreesive
business men. He operates two textile
Club To Entertain i
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iTicmoers i/i JLions Club
Men's Club will entertain
members of the Lions Club at their
annual Thanksgiving turkey supper
next Tuesday evening at the Woman's
Club building at 6:30. The pro
gram committee consisting of Haywood
E. Lynch, Chairman, Rev. W.
M. Boyce. Johnnie MoGill, Harold
Hunnicutt, and Dr. W. L. Ramseur
met Monday night and arranged an
Interesting and entertaining program.
Clarence Kuester, Executive Secretary
of the Charlotte- Chamber of
Commerce will speak and a baseball
question contest will be conducted
between the two clubs. A local
colored quartette will sing during the
House Badly Damaged
The house occupied by Mr. and
Mi*. Gillie Falls on Gaston street
was badly damaged by fire 8unday
afternoon about 3 p. m. The interior
and roof was damaged by both fire
and water. The fire started from an
unknown origin on the back porch.
Fire Chief Gray King estimated the
damages at several hundred dollars,
probably In the neighborhood of
The funlture was removed and
was not damaged. It was understood
thnt IhA hntito ivo*,
The Falls have moved Into the O.
T. King residence on Oaston street.
At Lutheran Church
The anhual business meeting of
St. Matthews Lrtitheran Church will
be held In the Parish Building this
Friday Evening at 7: IS. Items or
business, and the 1639 budget will
be attended to. The Chairman of the
Finance Committee, Mr. W. K. Maun
ey, will present the budget for the
congregation's approval. This year
the eongregatlon Is not making an
every member canvass. Pledges w|ll
be made voluntarily at the Morning
8errlce November 27th. The Pastor
will make a brief address at the eon
gregatttmal meeting. Every member
Is urged to attend.
UR8DAY, NOV. 17. 1938
FALLS HOME AFIRE
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Above I* pictured the C. B. Falls
Mrs. Pillls Falls which was badly
assn en the roof fighting the firs.
Town Council Approves
Tin* Town Council in their regula'
meet!ug for November held Tuesdaj
night approved the expenditure ot
one third the cost. not to exceed
$100 for- an advertising folder ot
Kings Mountain and the Cattle
ground TJhe Town, the Men's Club
and I .Ion 8 Club are Jointly preparing
the folder. The total cost of the folder
will be about $250.00.
Dr. Mitchell, County-Health Officer
appeared before the Hoard for instructions
to the Milk Ordinance ot
Kings Mountain. Dr. Mitchell will
see that the Standard Milk Ordinance
The Board members approved the
signing of an agreement with the
Southern Railroad pertaining to the
construction of the overhead bridge.
All members of the Board1 wer*
present with the exception of John
To Sponsor Party
The Junior Wohtan's Club is spoil
.-n/nug u > uauKsgivmg vnanty party
at 8:00 o'clock Friday evening
November 18, at the club house.
Bridge, rook and bingo will be play
ed and there will be numerous and
attractive prizes. In addition to these
games there will be a turkey raffle
and a cake auction.. and refreshments
will be served. All members of
ihe club have tickets for sale at 25c
each. When buying your ticket
please specify the game which you
prefer to take part in. Everyone is
cordially invited to come and enjoy
the fun and by so doing you will be
helping to care for the uunfortunate
of Kings Mountain. All the proceeds
will be used to furnish materials for
the N. Y. A. workroom, where* garments
are made for needy children.
Notice to Club Mambors
If you haw playing cards that you
are willing to lend for the Charity
Party Friday night, please notify
Mrs. Claude Hambright, Mrs. Ted
Gamble, or Miss Rachael Gofortb,
Tallies, score pads and pencils are
Remember to take your "White
Elephants" to Mrs. W. B. Thompson.
OJ niUL KUUEKH
'I'HERE was a kind and an innocent
guy arrested not long ago
(or getting into a fight with a
street ear conductor. Ha had hit
the conductor when the conductor
saased him, and it seems like that
was against the law. although there
wasn't anr law against the sassiag
of the passenger. So they had him
dragged up fil police Court, The
judge kinda sympathised with this
poor fellow, and he says, "Well, you
look like a decent oitiien. Have
you ever been in trouble before ?"
"Yes," says the eltisen.
"Well, that's different. What
ldnda trouble, if I may make so
"Oh, all kinds, judge. You see I
have a mother-in-law and I been
in plenty trouble since I got her,
but that ain't nothin' to what there
will be when the bears about this."
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I h ? *(j| y* r*j
home which fa* occupied by Mr. and
hv fire A.mdev .fWnoor
waa at ita height. Firemen can b*
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Club Report* Year's Activitie*.
More than sixty tAen attended the
dinner program meeting of the Business
Men's Club last ,'lhuisda.v even i
, ing at the Woman's Club' Building
and heard an address by Grady Cole,
celebrated radio commentator of
WBT of Charlotte. . |
| Grady Cole rambled along in his
usual radio speaking style and,
brought one laugh after another. His
speaking was in his own words u?- j
prepared. He talked about himself, j
the radio station and other matters
as they came to. his mind.
llhe newly elected president. L.
Arnold Kiser. presided' at the meeting.
Mr. Cole was presented to the Club
by J. R. Davis, the program chairman
for the occasion.
Present at the meeting as guests
of the club were the Scoutmasters,
Assistants and Troop Committeemen
of the seven Hoy Scout Troops of
the community. These men together
with the Scouters who are members
of the Club remained for a 8couters
Conference which followed the meeting
The Board af Directors made the
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. ictTiiiiiiicuuiiiiuiis wmcn
I were approved:
| 1. TJiat the Club sponsor with the
| Lions Club and the Town an advertising
folder connecting the Battleground
and the Town of Kings Moun
tain and that for this purpose the ex
penditure up to $100 be authorized,
j 2. That the Club give a contribu-j
| tlon of $5.00 to the Junior Woman's!
J Club to aid them in their Safety
l Campaign in the School System.
I 3 That th!e Club sponsor a similar
campaign to last year in Christmas
i street lighting and decorating.
4. IVtat the Chile's contribut'ons
and activities be published in the
In accordance with the const ftu
tion'al requirement of the organization
both of the contributions authorized
were passed upon and recommended
through the Miscellaneous
Committee which consists of C.
G. While, chairman. Rev| W. M.
Boyce and W. K. Mauney.
The Public Affairs Committee re
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Third Fire In A Row
It never falls to happen. When the
local flro fighters are called out to
two fires another one quickly take^
place. The fires have always com<
in a scries of three. The first fir*
In the present series wus Sunday,
the second one was Tuesday morning
and the third one was Tuesdaj
night at the Home Stores on Moun
tain street. Very little damage was
| done, the fire had already been ex]
tinguishcd before the firemen arrived.
A quantity of gasoline became
ignited near the flour rack.
The third fire was unusual in that
the alarm was sounded while the
firemen were in session for their reg
ular weekly meeting in the fire station.
The firemen were already on
the trucks ready to go when the alarm
came In. This is the first time
in the history of the department
that an alarm was sounded when all
the firemen were gathered at their
Small Fire Tuesday
Firemen were called out Tuesday
morning tp extinguish a small fire
at a house on Dllling Street. Damage
was estimated at about |6.00.
The tire was started by a spark on
The house is the property of the
Kings Mountain Building and Loan
FIVE CENT8 PER COPY
In Postal J
Service ' 1
Parcel Post Delivery
Major improvements in the postal
r? nlrt! (or Kings Mountsin citizens
weie announced this week by Post
martoi \\". K. nfnkely. Parcel Post
deliveries to both business houses
ami residents began Tuesday. I>ellverlts
an- made by Poatman lirysn
I lord in a cat leased by the Post
Offlfe department. Pur eel Post la defiled
as iNKksgm larker than a
pounds. Heretofore patrons had to
personally Ko to the post office for
their package*, now they will he delivered
right to your front doqr '1
Another- big improvement is that
mail scoii will lie dispatched both
Hi.llll anil south from tctnim w?nn.
tain up 'to ' :!tn P M at night. The
mail will lie carried to Gusto'ila by v
star rente driver and dispatched by
train from there. All classes of mail
will he sent on this lale delivery; Including
Parcel Post. Residents of
Kings Mountain will he able to wait
S'v hours longer and yet have their
tnaii leave Kings Mountain the same
night. Before all mall placed Ih the
Post Office after 6 P. M. remained
In Kings Mountain overnight. Plana
tro now being made for this service,
and the exact date it commences,
will be announced later.
Another Improvement to he an*
nounced soon ts that mail that has
been being thrown off of Southbound
train No. 3? will be taken
off nt Gastonla and brought to Kings
Mountain by. a star route driver.
Sometimes when the mail is thrownfrom
the fastly moving train the
pouch falls under the train and the
mail damaged. This new service wilt
not delay the arrival of the mall and
at the same time counteract the
danger of having the mall damaged.
Postmaster Blakely is to be congratulated
by residents of Kings
Mountain for his untiring efforts in
making these major Improvements
Guy Bradford construction engineer
with the U. S. Post Office peparttnent
was in Kings Mountain recently
making a topographical sur
VP V <lf ih'O lot ?
. .w. ivvicu 1UI I HU new
Post Office building. Comers of the
properties were established. and
titles to tlie real estate were traced.
Moles ten feet deep were dug at
four cornet's of the property to determine
the nature of rhe soil with
respect to the foundation of the
building to be constructed. The engineer
stated he would need tho
findings to druw up plans 'and specifications
for the new building.
Lions Amateur Show
Moss and Rawles Tie For First And
The Lions Annual Charity Show,
which was an amateur show, this
year was held) at the High School ou
ditorium last Friday night. A large
audience cheered and applauded the
many fine acts which showed much
talent and preparation. The Judges,
alter much deliberation, selected
four acta and submitted them to the
audience for their final rating. MIbb
Faye Moss, who played a clarinet
solo, and Miss Gloria Rawles. who
danced and sang, tied for first and
set-end prizes, which were divided.
The Norris "Brothers with their mu
sic ana dunce took, thinl prize, and
the Girls' Septet composed of Colleen
Campbell, Rachel Smith, Mar- ' * J
garet Katterree. Maude Plonk, Glorln
Cornwell, Melva Settlemyre and
Sybil Davis, received fotirth prize
The proceeds of this show will bo
used to buy glasses and pay for examinations
for needy school children
with poor vision.
Lions Meet Tonight
Although the Dions Club previous
ly voted to omit the meeting scheduled
for tonight, the Directors thought
It wise to go ahead and meet at the
Mountain View Hotel at 7 o'clock.
No speaker has been Invited, and
all Dions are urged to attend as a
program of fun among club members
has been planned.
Attend State Convention
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The following from Kings Mountain
attended the State Baptist Con
ventkrn which was held In Raleigh
Tuesday and Wednesday: Rev. and
Mra. A. O. Sargeant and family, Mr.
and Mra. D. P. Hord, Mra. H. t>
Tate, Mra Ray Kh-by. Mr. W. C.
Caveny aitd Miss Viol* White. -