Kings Mountain Herald
Published Every Thursday
HERALD PUBLISHINQ HOUSE,
Haywood E. Lynch
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the Poatofflce at Kings Mountali
N. C.. under ire Act of March
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A weekly newspaper devoted t
the promotion of the general we
are and published for the enllghi
tent, entertainment and benefit e
the citizens of Kings Mountain an
LET US ALL BE THANKFUL
Our Pilgrim Fathers at the clos
H the harvest, gathered together Urn
gave thanks to Almighty God (or th<
blessings which He had bestowe<
There had been usicknee*. then
had been death. Hostile ludkiii
threatened, and contact with frieud
was a matter of mtrny months. The:
i rn1ft?nr1 fmn rrtft Thfiv tinit mn
tight* and not one of the refine
Men is of life which we look upon a:
Yet?they gave thanks to Cod tha
things were us good us they vere.
In evegy age nations have pause:
tad given thanks for the blessing
enjoyed. Kot always have thing
been pleasant. Not always huve the;
been good. But always they couli
bave been worse and we thanks
Cod for mercy ann peace.
And this Is the month of Thunkt
giving. Soon will come the call fo
the nation to ensemble and giv
thanks for the blessings of life.
,The earth has been fruitful an<
. fbc sun has been kind. l<et us ther?
, fare give thanks for life end love am
the measure of prosperity that w
now enjoy. Let us give thanks to
eomfort and security In our hones
tor he protection of laws and the n<
vancement of sslence whlcn bring
ns comforts unknown to those whi
built our land.
We may not have all thot w
want nor Just what we want; but le
na be thankful for the vision tba
spurs us on and the promise of th
future that keeps hope alive.?Tb
Private bueluess but* some friend
Id Congress ? one of them is Sena
tor Bailey of North Carolina. In i
talk mlide a short thne ago. he
' this to aay:
I "Winy substitute government 'mar
Cement for business management
Ifee aveibge politician is in politic
because he was a failure n ever}
thing else. They do not bejleve in i
balanced budget because they neve
c had one. They do not understand fi
aance because they never made i
?h>IItjr. Tlheir currency is votes, no
B dollars. their balance sheeta are ele
lion returns, not book accounts, an<
their stock in trade is nostrums fo
people (afflicted with a dtseasi
known as gullibility. It is bad e
nough that tiny must run the gov
Hs etoment. Pray heaven business ma;
Pqlitlclins who figure that the bes
r. way to attract votes is to auack tie
igtlustrlcs which provide jobs, taxw
and opportunities in this country
abould think thui over, for after all
the taxes to maintain goverumeri
and pay the politicians must conn
from private enterprise.
I FIRE'S ALLIES
Fire has two great allies. One ii
[ ignorance The other is carelessness
W With the help of these allies, fin
I .consumes about $300,000,000 wont
propeny euch year ? and, of in
f tiniteiy greater idpot lance. destroys
| some 10,000 human lives,
r Ignorance leads us to improperlj
f repair electric cords, or put penniei
K ; behind bnrned-oht fuses. Ignotunct
| causes hazardous building construe
[ tlon, with inadequately protecte<
| heating pipes, flues, und fireplaces
I dgnorance cause us to hank wet clo
| iiK? on electric wires, to use wood
f 4tt barrels for hot ashes, and tc
[ search for gas leaks with matches.
" -l"??lo nn nniin II ir rwvioti'
I \,Unjlt7Vnuuan l? ttu vvjuan j jwi uu
g-friend of fire. It causes us to post!
#ene needtd r* pairs to heatlnt
I plants, electric wiring, etc.. on the
I groundn that "ve'll get around to It
tomorrow or tie next day.' It oauee?
t tie to store junk in attics, and tc
H ;eace InflanrmahU liquids near stov
K ee and heaters U cause* us to leuvc
I tntches when . they may be east!)
w reached by the ignorant hands 01
B Hi? old saw to the effort thai
*lUslorrovf nuy he too late" is e?
BpectaUy sppllcable to the Uasardi
ptb&t breed fire. Alertness on the pari
1 ?f everyone would pr?*venc the rrva
I. iorlty of America's fires.
I A FOOL
A man wtho knows he is a fool is not
Eft great fool And no fooling wbes
Bwo say a remedy for Besoms-Dan
Hkl or faU sores Is: BUlocit's Antl
jfewift. $1.00 your druggist ? $1.1$ by
I gtoflL Blalack Anti-Zema Co. Raleigh
Here and There . .
By Haywood E. Lynch
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Thanksgiving .... t am thankful b
for many, many things .... for lifa, 6
.t is grand to bs alive to have
t friends and loved ones .... I am
thankful that I decideo to leave my C
home-town. Goldsboro. and come to h
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Kings Mountain. I have been happy .1
i here ?. and who would not be g
thankful for three charming little
U girls, and they are oharming to their
5 daddy .... I am thankful for the
- flowers that grow in my yard and
" those If) other yards .... I am thank1
ful for the churches in Kings Meun-1 *
I' tain, they are fine churches heade'd j !
by fine men I am thankful for "
d he fellowahip that we have with one | ''
another .... I am thankful for the
* glorious opportunities afforded every
one .in this magnificent land of ours c
e .... I am thankful for happiness, and d
d if we would pause on this Thanks- ci
e giving day and take stock of the hap- P
1 pin ess that has been ours and then n
(compare It with the sadness and die *m
p' appointments we will find that habit
pine as aide greatly overbalances the'
a' other side .... Yes all of us have
f 1 many, many things to be thankful | "
/for Just atnn end think fir y?>urv)|f
l and you will see that this is true.
1 Control Of Weevils
illn Corn Explained
y For treating weevil-infested corn
a on the farm, nothing Is cheaper,
d more effective, or more readily aj
vallable than carbon disulpblde, adI
viaea J. O. Kowell, extension Etiior
otologist ut State College. But this
e - chemical Is very innaiinnablc -'and
explosive and should be used with
J cart*. Kire of any kind, e\cesaive
?.I 'Teat, ot Motional or static electrlcid
ty should not "be allowed near the
a containers being fumigated with
r this chemical.
j Rowell explained that weevils ars
by far the most destructive Insect
(> (tests of stored com, annually taking
; a toll of about 14 percent of North
I Carolina's crp. They begin their at
t tack in the field, but when the corn
t is harvested and stored in the barn,
e conditions are very favorable for
g the rapid increase of the pests. '
Storage bins and cribs of all kinds
should be thoroughly cleaned, accumulations
of old grain removed and
9 the woodwork treated before the
J.-1 new corn is stored. Any odorless,
tajiiolMui water-white netroleum Sim
j i liar to that contained in coumerclal
I fly aprays Is suitable to treat the
11 walla and floors of empty bins, the
, entomologist says.
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8 Accumulations of old grain and
' floor sweepings from .the previous
1, crop should be burned or, if It to ta
r | be used as feed, fumigated with car- j
' bon dlsulphide. Sweepings may 'be)
11 placed In a tight bin or barrel- and'
* ! the caeinlcol poured directly over It'
c j using tse fluid at the rate of about J
* three-fourths of a pint to a barrel
r! of sweepings. The container should
s e coverejl. Immediately with a dou-l
-! ,ue thickness, of wrapping paper and
lefl around the top, leaving sealed
f! for 24 hours to allow the fumes to j
jneuenite all portions of the sweep1
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t", Thanksgiving Day
1 1938 ;
By RAYMOND P1TCAIRN
No other great national festival is
i quite like our American Thanksgiving
, That Is because the celebration expresses
so eloquently the fundamental
?and unique?American Spirit.
What to that Spirit? Basically it to
1 one ef reverent trust In the ultimate
goodness of Providence, blended with
t Ute sturdy self-reliance which only such
, aith can assure. This to precisely
what the first Thanksgiving Day expressed.
On that bleak and historic
November morning Its celebrants
I thanked no earthly king for political
jlfts or favors. They thanked God for
the opportunity granted them by their
labors to help the soil yield its harvest.
Thev voirrnl th* mnflrtonro af on oKIa
?I people grateful for the strength to fui|
Oil their appointed responsibilities.
That was ? and is ? the American
[ In recent years, however, there have
been attempts to veahrn or misinterpret
it. In recent years there have
oecn efforts to convince descendants
> of those hardy forebears that the key
i lo Nature's bounty lay no longer in
faith or in labor, but in economic theory
, and political serfdom. In recent years
.here have been efforts to supplant
the fundamental American instinct for
' constructive cooperation with a program
based on hatreds and governmental
And for a while It looked aa If the
, new preachings might have their effect.
Ftor a while the voices which echoed
1 the feara and hysteria of Central
Europe seemed to drown out the deep,
true voice of America. .
Bat today that thrsot saease to be
Today the pupli art mass suing the
faith, the' strength and the scccntial
t Integrity that fewnd mprsaeisn ow the
t IBaelagillhi mooning. Today
they^rseMao again t^ K h^rtovyncc,
1 aewsa, ssdMsmi la ttt'tahMf ma
And U that renewed knowladge continues
to prevail, this can be not only
ptai, hot a lasting Thanksgiving.
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6 KXNCUS MOUNTAIN HWHALIj Tj
The first state to go dry was
[alne in 1846. '
Eastern Carolina farmers say
here is no profit in soybeans sold as
tans this full ? the price is only
0 cents a bushel.
Tfie lawns of 22 farm homes In
hif-low County have oeen definite
f improved and beautified by seedig
to white Dutch. clover and rye
rass this fall.
Though he is over 70 years ol
ge, J. T. Daniel of Granville county,
jhied the 4-H com club thl? seaon
and has produced 102 bushels ol
orn on his club acre. He is said ts
e one of the beat farmers in the
J. D. Darnell of the White OaV
oinniunlty in Mitchell county has
oubled his corn yield per acoe, inreused
his hay crop and bos better
astures as a result of keeping
tore cattle and treating bis pastur
i with limestone and phosphate.
The November corn estimate- ol
.4llO.9M.iiOO bushels, recently issued
bushel for loans made oo 1934
orn to fanners in commercial corn
*?^WD "**?" vt
W^aHrwy Swfbnm Dim*/ hj Kiduid Walk
The Carleton family had bren in
: ' walui before, but thin time the
tfwien of the tub looked udusually
c.??h and slippery.
Adepts in the art of living oil
the- generosity of their fellow men,
\t?y bad learned to deal with the
i"?ahonal rebuff they encountered
t?i a eociety obviously not organised
*.h their personal benefit.
And they had developed quite a
fwr for living off the beet people,
end' when cruel fate so ordered,
aefttag thrown out of only the beet
' Colonel" Anthony Carleton vena
i ! i'j?cd and distinguished looking
1 wore a monocle. He waa an
? .. act or, hut some of hie prof eei
->n(l tolas had given him an army
i H?:?r complex, and his family
c ilea him the Sahib in honor of
t time he had not spent la
1 *Jin. Nevertheleds. hia social grncei
x ad* mm Ht?B?d as an affable
and entertaining guest.
His wife. "Manny," pretty and
t< responsible, strove to help her
ledtcM ? whoever she might be?
Intain an ornamental and be
muling menage. Their children
Veo-.-ge-Anne, slim, 21, copper-hairad
and beautiful, and Richard, a
>-?r younger, but lust as present
were the lire of whatever
yvnnger set tolerated them.
The Cartoon* ware thrown
At the time of the costume ball
at the Jennings villa on the Italian
Riviera. Richard had captured the
fancy and the heart of Adela Jennings,
the not-too-attractive daugh
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vcr ui uib non. ooc ntc millions
in heritable prospect, end l.er father
respected the former officer- of
George-Anne, too, like most young
people, sees involved In problems of
love. Her affections wsre besieged
by Duncan IfaeCrae, a persistent
Scottish youth, whose continuous
offers of marriage were as persistently
, rejected. She wanted to be
si're he could provide her with the
1' gotten minks and sables So which
fcjt was accustomed.
But despite tliis alight fr wn on
the faos of fate, the general outlook
was rosy for the charming
k..i. -t-t ?t *
wut ciiiMnnK v^arivioni on wnat
provtd to be the last day of their
sojourn at Vllta Jennings.
wlBfi tn>a to happen that molog.
Oeorgt-Annt'i tenacious suitor,
handsome in hit dinner euit, mat
her on the terrace.
"Did you say you had something
to shew me? she asked.
"Our engagement ring." Duncan
replied. "It was my in other's."
Pride was In his face as he handed
It to her. But she was disappointed
because It was not In a
"It's ? It's lovely, Duncan," she
eld "X love sentiment better than
diamonds ? "
Td like to give you diamonds
Oeorge-Aane, end pearls, too, but
I'm not a ? -althy man."
"What about your Juts business?"
' "The mill Is small. And the Jute
trade Is undspendable. I should no*
he spending the money to chase
r? bant the epl am."
O sorgo-Anne gave h*m a searching.
speculating look. She began to
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FiURSDAY, NOV. 24. IMS
LETS LOOk BACK
From Tho Kings Mountain Hsrald
NINETEEN YEARS AOO
NOVEMBER 27, 1919
Mr. J. A. Roberts has moved Into
I the Wesley Uoforth bouse on MounI
to in strRoi
j Mrs. I). H. McMillnn and Miss Ella
McMillan of Ghstonia are visiting
Mrs. O. 0. Page.
Mr. Yates Spake and Misses Cora
NVUtterson and Gertrude King mads
i a trip to Cherryvllle Friday.
GOOD-WILL FLYERS HERE
The Goodi-Will Flyers will give a
thrilling exhibition of flying at the
Kings Mountain Airport on the
Cherrytvllle Road beginning Thursi
'day ami continuing through Sunday.
Passengers will be taken up.
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I Any marked improvement in milk
1 and butter price* during the ' next
few years will depend on further re
covery in business and a rise In the
1 general level of prices, says John A.
I Arey of Slate College.
ij An aggregate are* of t.CSO square
I miles ? nearly twice aa large ae the
r|8tate of Delaware has been ptnted
- m irwi in UN If. B. WIO* lf!l.
a ' M t, M*IO 0. IIUSICI
think that maybe he vm tellin r
the truth ? then she though, o*
something more pleasant ? Ik.'
brother's romance with Adela.
At that very moment, Richard.
' tall and Blender, and looking lli. 1
-omto Montague In tails, sat on a
balcony overlooking the moonlit
Mediterranean, with Adela by hl?
side. He was conversing earnestly
with the girl, who as Richard
would be first to admit, looked her
beet in the dark.
"I made my daddy buy., torn
bouse, Jus" so I. could Man' here
with you an' look at all tha'.
water,'' said 'Adela, gazing at the
sea. "I Jus* love the Riviera, don't
Richard hi seed her hand.
On a terrace overlooking the
boat house landing, the Sahib and
Mr. Jennings were playing poker.
Pr? My soon, the game was ove:v
fhd^Jennings wrote a check for
' HMI. IB TkV&t ol (Jolonal Carleton.
"Used to play poker .frequently
tn India," the Sahib remarked.
"With my regiment ? the dear old
Bengal Lancers. Rather out of
touch with the game lately."
"Colonel Carleton, Ah should sa!y
that you're in touch with it
"Well, we're keeping it all in the
family, Jennings.. .As soon as our
children are married, you know...
I Very happy union for all of us.
out of only the beet placet.
Touches my romantic side."
The Sahib batted his wallet.
Manny Carleton and Mrs. Jennings
were chatting on another
level of the terrace.
"Isn't It lovely the way my husband
baa taken Mr. Jennings ? to
hie heart, I mean?" Marmy asked
innocently. "Just like two boys, tho
wme/ pftuiuic on every uimg.
lira. Jennings said the Cartetons 1
were very clever and charming,
and Indeed, everything looked delightful
for those talented adventurers.
But in another part of the
city, a tub of very hot water was
bmg prepared for them.
The local chef du surete sent
for the family, and all four showed
t up at police headquarters in
(Mr traveling slothes. They knew
by experience what such a summons
"I have advised Mr. Jennings he
mar feel free to stop payment o.i
the cheek he gave you," the chief
self. "I thought at first you we.e
a card sharp, and my suspicious
"T am thunderstruck, sir!" ex- i
claimed the Indignant Sahib.
"These reports show you have J
never been In India." the chief
wefit on, "and you ware known n |
Caysda as a rather undistinguished j
"tf this Is some low Jest," the ?
Colonel began, "I shall taae
George Anne Interrupted. "Come
on, what's the proposition?"
It seemed that Jennings ha 1
eskfcd the chief to present hie (<:
mer guests with second class tick..*
to London, and the chief suggested
the tickets be used. To Insi t
.'.1 (lb be eon finned)
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"That Bird Never Thin
"No, He's Too Busy Thi
(Cont'd from front pt|?)
realised only when businessmen art
permitted to make and <retain profits,
and that taking profits out of
buslneas by taxation and spending
that money for Federal subsidies
and relief won't "work.
Seventy five percent of the prosperous
and 65 per cent of the unemployed
expressed this attitude In the
In tiheBe days of muck talk about j
"liberals" and liberalism In govern-'
-merit, another irttefeathig attitude I
was revealed by the poll. The ques-!
tion asked was In pflpet- "Whoi to!
your idea of a truly liberal pro(tram?"
Only seven per cent thought a liberal
program for government should
mean a new economic setup under
government control, with profits abollshed.
Witty two percent of those having
an opinion on this question answer- j
ed: "As much social reform as possi
ble without Injuring capitalism or!
preventing capital from making
what pro ft s it can."
.Thus, only seven per cent of Fortune's
poll voters favor the Brain]
Hunters' concept of liberalism.
There Is another interesting public
opinion being manifest around
the capital these days. It concerns
the Congressional committee Invest!
gating Communism. Fascism, etc., in
the Unltedi States at which bride*
bats have been tossed by labor agitators.
politicians and others of late.
John Public, It would appear from
the Capitol's mail bags, has taken up
the pen to. rebuke the rebukers of
the committee. Nearly 200 letters ;
and dozens of telegrams are reach-j
.ing the committee every day, laul-j
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nkinc of tlx Past!"
Ins tlie investigator's Cor unmasking
urt-American Ism groups tnh sympathisers.
The pewenlice of letters
praising the investigation, according
o committee clerks s about as high
as the advertised purity of a well
known commercial product ? M
tt-100 per cent.
Incidentally, announcement by the
'ommlttee that its funds are exhaus
ed and' the investigation may have
o be "ended, has brought a response
hot has surprised veteran obselvera
trouno Capitol Hill. Many of the let ers
received by the committee contain
checks, a currency or contrlbu lens
to finance the continuance of
the Ism probe. i
By law. Congressional Investigators
are forbidden to accept any jrrl
vate contributions. All donations to
the Dies Committee are being return
Tennis has been played for seven
centuries, according to records of . (;
the game. < ' '
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down?" You are a rare exception
if it does not.
One or two tablets of ALKASELTZER
in a glass of water
makes a pleasant alkalizing
solution that usually brings
relief in Just a few minutes.
ALKA-SELTZER is also recommended
Gas oa Stomach. "Morning
Vou will like the tangy flavor
and the results whan you take
Alka-Seltaer. Alka-Settser, when
dissolved in water, contains an
analgesic, (Sodium Acetyl-Sellcylate).
In addition, the alhalirtng
agents in Alka-Settxer help to re
acri ftnoctttta. witti njrper- .. ,
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