Kings Mountain Herald
Published Every Thursday \
HERALD PUBLISHING HOUSE.
Haywood E. Lynch
Entered as second cluss matter a>
the Postofflce at Kings Mountain
N. C., under tie Act of March 3,
One Year ll.Ge.
Six Months ' - '.70
A weekly newspaper devoted t?
the promotion of the general Wei
tare and published for the enllght
ment, entertainment and benefit ol
the cltleens of Kings Mountain and
THE OLDEST NEWSPAPERS
fThat newspapers compare favorably
with other enterprises In stability
Is- Indicated by the fact that
there are now 108 weeklies and 84
dailies in the United Stales which
have been published for more than
The oldest of all is the Maryland
Gaxette at Annapolis, established In
CO have passed its 20Oth birthday.
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41CAU 1*1 <*5r 10 nw? nnuiin*!*1 c
On ret It; at Portsmouth, also a weekly,
established In 175*. The oldest
dally Is the Hardford Courant, pub
llshed since 17*5.
-Naturally enough, moat of the papers
which are more than a century
old are In the East, but three are
published west of the Mississippi
river. These are the Arkansas Gazette
at Little Ilock, a daily dating
front 1819; the wdekly Herald-States
matt at Columbip. Mo.. 1821; and the
dully Haw key e at Burllnglflb, la.,
New York State leads In the nuin
ber of century-Old newspapers, wttli
16 dailies and 26 weeklies, although
only one of these, the Evening Post,
- is published in New York City. Penn
sylvanla stands second and Ohit
third on the list. .
It us unfortunate that few files ol
our oldest newspapers have been pre
served. They contained a wealth oi
historical material much of which
is now forever lost.?News Herald.
It is our responsibility to choose
the words we use. A word once apok
en U gne forever on whaiewr
alon it Is sent. It cannot be recalled,
H cannot be destroyed. Just think ol
the words that we have spoken in
anger, jealously, suspicion or hatred
There Is but one thing that cau
counter balance thsee; words thai
are spoken in kindness, in love, in
faith, words of encouragement
where they are needed along a lone
. How words travel through the air!
How easily they are picked up, only
to be sent out again. They cannot be
tJestroyed. Yet we speak them so
lightly, so thoughtlessly, so harm
fully. No wonder we are told the
sins of the tongue are many. We
should watch our wni-H? (-i<waIv
When we find cruel, hard, unkind
words about to be spoken. let ua
wait a while and reconsider; then I
am sure these words will not be
iLet us not be stingy with words
of encouragement. Let a harmful
story drop When it conies to us. and
In Its place send out a kindly
thought. Kind thoughts are needed
more than repetition of the tale that
has already done enough harm.
There never as yet has been anyone
so bad that some good could not
be said! about him. Let us find the
good, and tell it. Many, a thoughtless
word has ruined a person's whole
life and many a good word has
brought happiness. Such is the power
of words to discourage or inspire
we should be careful of those we
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FIFTY YEARS OF SERVICE
There are always several of us
who wait a< the Post Office for train
No. 45 to bring us The Charlotte
News. Tuesday afternoon we were
watting when the papers came in.
The postal clerk hollered! thru the
wlndew that we-would have to wait
an AnniP mlstnlra hnH Hoah maHd
bundle of papers was so large that
the wrong package must have been
put off. But upon examination the
bundle was Intended for Kings Mown
tain subscribers. It wbb the 50th anniversary
edition. The slie and
weight compared with Webster's unabriged
dictionary. And the Information
contained In Its numerous pnges.
would compare with the World
Almanac. - .
it la truly a handsome edition
trod every standpoint. There Is a
greet deal of satlafaltlon knowing
one has done a good Job. This Golden
Juh'lce inaster-ilece pf newronperlrvg
is a Job well done. To everyone
who had a part, we say, .may
your fifty years of construrtive service
There are now more than 25,000,000
milk cows In the United States
Statistics show that 85 percent ol
the children 4n reform schools never
attended Sunday SchoolA
Here and There . .
By Haywood E. Lynch
Eph Rhodes Is getting in the
"sheik" class. He Is sprouting a
Will Mauney was one of the Organizer!
of the original football team at
t-enojr-Rhyne College in 1907. In a
lecent issue of the college publication
a picture of the first team was
printed on the front page. I asked
several to identify the local man, but
:hey could not find him, he was so
much better looking then than he is
now. Finally Mr. W. K. oeme by the
office and pointed himself out.
Preacher Hamm Is such a busy
jnan, and runs around so much, a
friend if his stopped him the other
day and took him home and Introduced
him to Mrs. Hamm. The friend
was afraid Mrs. Hamm would forget
what her husband looked like.
I went up to Forest City last week
to the football game with Postmaster
Blakely, Preacher Boyce, Salesman
Keeter, and Sodajarker Houston
or maybe I should have said Foun*
tainser Houston. Anyway we saw
the game. It was a good game even
touchdown, in the last half minute
was hard to oose, but such Is life.
I If one team wins the other must
That old friendly spirit still prevails
in Kings Mountain. O. W. Myers
was busy getting ready to open
nit new store, uyron rveeier was in
' New York City on a buying trip for
hit store. Myers wired Keeter to buy
him some price tickets. Keeter glad1
ly bought the tickets and rushed
1 them to Myers In time for the opening.
Charlie Thomasson certainly
. > known his football. He called in adJ
vance the play the Forest City boys
, pulled, on Kings Mountain to score
the f.rst touchdown.
i I can't understand it. The new
> Fords have been out almost three
weeks and Claude Hambright has
not bought one yet.
' You live and learn. I was looking
iver the warrants Chief Jimmy
1 Burns had for trial here yesterday
md I came across one headed, State
Vs. Oodge Automobile. It seomo as
though the car had some liquor in it,
i hut I did not know before that warrants
were sworn out for things. I
. thbught only for human beings. I
wonder how much time the judge
: gave the ear.
1 It is now almost 11:00 P. M. and
- Fred Stallworth and 8myre Williams
1 if Belk's just strolled In to see how
1 The Herald Is progressing. They
stayed a few minutes, but both said
they were sleepy ..... so on homo
' to bed they went.
I know Gene Matthews is tired
tting this stuff up on his linotype
so I will quit. O. K. Gene, let her go
( to press.
Kvpprimenters say that some, tylea
of shark liver oil are found to
I be almost seven times as potent a
-itrets of vitamin A as ordinary cod
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By RAYMOND PITCAIKN I
.As a result of the recent elections,
many new faces will appear when Congress
next meets In Washington.
And. as another result, a somewhat
different concept of the legislator's responsibility
to his constituents may aisp
For again the people have spoken?
expressing by their ballots approval of
the pledges, the promises and the appeals
hurled at them by the successful
candidates in the course of campaign
Bnt to neither the candidate nor the
voter should the end of the election
campaign mean the end of responsibility
for the welfare of the nation and its
people. Their responsibility grows instead,
as the time comes to make those
In every state citizens have been
promised faithful representation and a
sincere regard for their Interests by the
candidates In whom they have voted
confidence. This should mean just what
It should mean that the elected officeholder
thinks of his constituent* first,
and of his political aspirations second.
It should mean that he considers hlmstlf
the servant of the people, rather
vn?n uie puppei or a pariy leaner, waning
only for the tug of political (trior*
It (hould mean that he reatixee the
money he rotes for reekleos expenditure
by politicians modi bureaucrats la the
oeople's money earned and supplied by
them throuyh their labors, their sacrifices
and their saving*.
These are things which every public
ervant knows. But sometimes, after
Election Day, he forgets his constituents.
Sometimes the urgent orders of political
overlords seem to drown out the Just
expectations of the men and women he
was chosen to represent. That Is why
1 frequent reminders of his campaign
promises to the folks back home are so
For the office-holder to remember and
fulfill his pledges Is, In the long run,
, good politico.
And for constituents to bold him to
that responsibility Is not only good
> Citlienshlp?under our system of Gov;f
eminent by the Feopie, it la sownd
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HE KINGS MOUNTAIN HERALD
Many into the Temple bring
Qifts of stiver and gold
And with bare knees kneel;
To appease the wrath of their God,
Hoping a blessing tor the gift*
Prom a God who hast no feel.
They wdrshtp blindly with a hope
As through the darkness they grope,
On a Journey they know- not where;
They bow and meekly they pray
And) then they go silently away,
While iuto the future they stare.
They worship bWn.dly and Idol as
As they who bow to his kind,
Nor reck not the end of the road;
They seek for the rain-bows end
And the Joy that it will extend,
Forgetting the weight of the load.Yet
any religion is better than none
If you hare followed and have won,
For the heart Is the test, not the
If you are sincere in what you believe
And your heart is In what you conschach/^7
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Miguel del Vayo, celebrated
violinist, falls in love with Gaby,
Viennese wife of his old friend
Peter, who is concertmaster of a
London orchestra. Gaby returns
Miguel's love but refuses to
divorce her husband because she
cannot hurt Peter, who depends
c: '.pletely on her. While Miguel
is in America Peter becomes ill
and Gaby nurses him devotedly.
The doctor tells her to givo him
a sleeping draught ? but never
more than twenty drops. Miguel
returns and phones Gaby, but
she refuses to leave Peter's stde.
Deeply troubled, she tries to
sleep, but hears Miguel calling
"Gaby, I need you. Come to me.
Gaby," she heard Michael's deep,
"Tea. dear," -whispered Oahy.
Then Peter spoke. "Gaby, wherq
are you? Tour place Is here."
"Yes, darling," murmured Gaby.
They kept calling her from either
aide ? first one, then the other.
Michael's strong, insistent coll:
"Gaby, Gaby, I am waiting; when
are you coming, Gaby?" Then
lie ? m
p:?& :^yfl H<L VmSKF 1
. -But it (< Pater / Tove,
Peter's plaintive, pitiful plea: "Oaby,
your place Is here. Stay with me,
Oaby." And to both she answered,
"Yea, dear . . . Yea."
Then Peter cries, "Oaby, my medicine."
And Gaby answers, "Yes,
Peeps, I am coming. How many
drops?" And Michael: "You heard
me. Gaby. I am waiting."
And now she Is pouring out the j
little drops Into the glass ? ten |
drops, eleven drops, twelve drops, |
fourteen, sixteen, eighteen, twenty.
And she gives the glass to Peter,
who drinks deep, and lies back c
"Gaby," he gasps, "why have you
"Because I didn't want to leave
"That was kind of you, wasn't
"Are you dead now, Peeps?" sho
"GJd It hurt? May I go away
"How much longer muat I stay*.
"Twenty years, thirty years, forty
"AU right, Peeps," she sighs. "A11
Oaby awoke, sobbing wildly, hysterically.
It had been a dream! A
dream? No ? a horrible, gruesome
nightmare. Could this be what her
subconscious desires, released In
sleep, pointed to? No ? no ? this
. was not what she wanted; she loved
her husband; he needed her; she
would be loyal to him.
Oaby clung to Peter, erying brokenly
? unnerved by her dream, still
half believing It to be true. She sobbed
and sobbed and would not be
"It's another of her nightmares,"
sold Christine. "She must have some
fresh air. She hasn't been out of the
house for weeks."
find Oaby, finally composing herf,
agreed to go Out for a walk.
"Tog must go away and never
come ,baek. It was all i mU dream.
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THURSDAY. NOV. IT, IMS
LETS uooit back"
From Tho King* Mountain Herald
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NINETEEN YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 20, ISIS |
Miss Beta Ooforth of Fremont, N.
C.. was here tlsittng last week.
Mr. Will Alexander of Lumberton
visited relatives here last week.
Mr. A. M. Roblnsorf spent the
week-end with home folks.
Mrs. J. M. Hord went to Lowell
Monday- to visit her daughter, Mrs.
Tlhe area and population of Indtu
are roughly equal to those of the
whole of Europe, excluding Russia.
Over cooking cranberry sauces
and Jellies will bring out strong un
desirable flavors and may prevent
the mixture from Jelllug.
Then the road will lead to a happle;
E. L. ?.
It la r?eter I love. X am speaking I
the truth ? only I didn't know It
before. Forgive me ..."
It waa , Gaby, pleading with
Michael at his apartment; pleading
for release from their pact. But all
he could see, all ho could understand,
was that he loved her.
"You don't know what you're saying.
I won't listen to you. I'm going
to take you away from hero/'
"No, no. I am not out cf uiy
. senses ? I have Just come to my
senses. It Is Peter I love ? don't
you see that?"
"Do you think I'm going to let
you go now?" he Insisted. "After all
those weeks of agony? You are
She pleaded that she did not love
him any longer; that she loved
Peter only. He would not listen,
would not believe.
"I know what's in your mind,"
he declared finally. You're trying to
threw away your life to help Peter.
I wont let you go."
"No. no. X love Peter. I must go
to Peter." ,
"You are mine ... you are mine,"
he whispered, as his arms went
around her ? tighter and tighter,
relentlessly. She had resisted all she
could. |9he sank Into his arms , . .
In a dusty little cafe by the riverfront
a misty-eyed young woman
Peter ? - a he goaped. .
sat at a table with a cup of tea untouched
In front of her. gbe was
writing something In a scrawling,
She finished writing, folded the
paper fumbllngly and put it in her
purse; then wandered out of tbo
shop and down toward the Thames,
followed by the Interested gaze of
some costers sitting at the other
The water was Icy In midwinter,
but no matter; a little pill thrust
between her Hps at the last moment
made certain that she would
not even feel the chllL
A youth on the bank saw her go '
under. He braved the chilly stream
and pulled her out. And when the
rnnr,tnhlh niiati?<< *> -
JTMOMVW ?*(f WUgll VIIO
crowd, ascertained that she would
never breathe ualn, and began examining
her effects for identification,
ho found the folded sheet of
notcpaper. It was addressed to
someone whom she called "Peter
"Peter dear," it read, "I haven't
slept for nights and nights. Now,
unless I am too frightened, I shall
go to sleep in the Thames. You
have always been so fond of me,
and now I aim going to make you
dreadfully unhappy; but if I stayed
With you 1 would make you even
more unhappy. I \9lli allow you a
year, Peter dear, in which to weep
and call 'Gaby,' but after that you
must atop ana go on with life. -ou
must, Peter dear?I want you to.
It is my wish, my last wish. Everything
might have been different 1."
we had had a baby.
"'I am very tired, Peter, so good
night I kiss you on your dear eyer
which have always trusted ms.
Please forgive me, Gaby."
So died Gaby's secret, sealed forever
In her still, cold lips. And so
died Gaby, the victim of two con
dieting loves, two opposing loyaltics;
brought to her inevitable end
by a Fate more relentless cnan
cither of them.
<Xn>?'" ' UM to OntM trttat* Con.
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*'H You Don't Stop Crying I'll
M|ORE ABOUT 1
MEN'S CLUB ;
(Cont'd from front page) <
commended the advertising folder to 1
thu club and thnv wum insiMi/.i?J ? ^
J ? w lUOVlUVlCU l*?
awry out the project. ThU commit- 1
tee consists of Aubrey Maune'y, chair
man. Haywood E. Lynch, Grady King J
and Glee A. Bridges.
Aubrey Mauney, the Secretary and
Treasurer of the Club during the
past year, furnishes the Herald with *
the following as a list of the actlvi- 1
ties and contributions of the organ- J
The largest item of expenditure of |
the club during the past year wai
1467.85 to the Woman's Club. This
was paid to them for meals but at T
the same time it serves iu a large J]
way to pay for and keep up the Woman's
Club Building. *
During the summer the club with
their guests visited the Battleground
C. C. Camp and six surrounding ]
.church communities. At each of i
these and with the Kings Mountalu '
U. D. C.'s at Lake Montonta the club
enjoyed a picnic dinner. They left
with the Treasurer of each of these
groups visited a check for approxl- 0
rnately $6. and more. This was In a
large way a good-twill project' and
rendered a fine financial assistance
to each group visited.
As sponsors for the Christmas
street lighting .and decorating a com *
mlttee from the Club raised and (
spent $180 for bulbs and sockets.
They secured the cooperation of the
Town in furnishing the wiring and
making the Installation. A prkse of
$10 was given D. P. Hord Furniture
Co. for the best decorated business
properly and the same amount to
j Chas. 8. William's for the beat decorated
A $50 donation was made to the.
School Food Fond and $50 to the
A $100 donation was made to the
High School Band Uniform Fhnd.
The Club acted as sponsors for |
U- rjt of lo fHjsi* Iru
ifl <h,n buy * 8
WE'VE HEARD J
the bright, sur
plan for, and SAVE for.
your "rainy days" few ai
your "sunny days" longei
Member Federal Depo
By GENE CARW
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Walk You Right Back Homer
[he annual Boy Srout Banquet durn?
National Boy Scout Week In Feb
Other contrlbutlona of money in-ludee
$5 to the China Relief of the
American Red Crpaa; 97 for Ale
Mail Advertising, and a telegram to
-lorace Rudisill on the occasion of a
ndlo program in commemoration of
its contribution. Kings Muntain wan
nentioned on that program aa being
lis home town.
Various committees have acted dur.
ng the year in the interest of ?h?
community in many ways. R' ,e~:iy,
lominlttees have been engaged in
lushing and securing WPA and
>TYA work (projects for the oommunty
and in routing of highways to ,
iest serve the interest of the town.
The Public Affairs Committee i* ..
tow engaged' in working out a comnunlty.
and Battleground folder.
They are cooperating on this pro.
ect with the Lions Club andi the
Town of Kings Mountain.
Se<w Industry Evolved
Prom1 Science Research
San Francisco, Nor. 14.?(IPS).?
ndustriay science, father of many) '
>f the comforts of modern life, baa
igaln turned a "public enemy*' Into
i useful product.
California sctentlata have found
hat the lowly shark, scourge of ma
ine life, and enemy of fishermen;
an be useful to the poultry Industry.
The shark, they discovered, has a
ilgh content of Vitamin A, so a*m
ishermeu are receiving from $20 to
40 a ton for sharks thm win
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luced to shark liver oil for chickens,
E'S THE BEST WAV TO SAVE I
?* )um the time to take a trip back homt
md? Your aavlnc* by Greyhound trill mora
[rand Tbankajtvlna dinner.
MPU mOUNO-TRIP f ARCS
I $1.15 Atlanta $3.50
? .50 New York $$.70
i LOT ABOUT
iny days that people
If yon want to maty
id far between ? and
r and brighter ? start
ntain, N. C. ^ 1
sit Insurance Corp.
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