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Concord, June 13.?Willie Sanders
or Cabarrus County died last ulgbt
at a Real hospital as a result of Injuries
received in an automobile acct
dent Saturday night on highway No.
ir.1. Cabarrus officers are today investigating
the accident in which a
man named Vandenhurg is said to
have been Involved.
Union, 8. C., June IS.?Five store
buildings and a dwelling were destroyed
and a sixth business building
badly damaged by fire In Monarch
Mill village here early this
morning. The loss was estlmsted to
be between $30,000 and 125.000.
Durham. June IS.?The asnual con
ventlon of the North Carolina Fire
Chiefs Association was held here to"
The one-day meeting was a forerunner
to a Southeastern sectional
meeting of the International Fire
Chiefs Association here tomorrow
' and Wednesday.
Greessboro, June 13.?L. S. Mc<j
uinnes of Wtnaton-Salem lost control
of his tiny Cub training plane
In a stunting performance here yesterday
and hurtled to the ground
from a low altitude. He suffered a
tew bruises but was released from a
hospital after first aid. The steering
lustrument Was reported to have
? fallen from the plane.
Parrls Island. S. C.. June 13.?Private
H. M. Bennett of Danielsvillc,
da., of the United States Marine
base here, was injured fatally and
Private Robert L. Bruce, also of
Panielsville was hurt in an autotruck
coHlsicn Saturday near FatrI
Chapel Hill. June 13.?W. B FIcIor
42. was killed yesterday afternoon
when he broke his heck in a dive Into
shallow water In Haw Creek alx
d miles east of Graham. about two
miles from the Chapel-Hill Greensboro
highway. ' <
Wtnston-8alera, June 13.?The an
nnnl convention of. the North C&ro
Una Lions Clubs opened here today.
Helen Keller, famcus deaf and
blind iu>hnl?r addrpanod a mPPtlnr
of early arrivals.
' Raleigh. June 18.?The State Motor
Vehicle Bureau announced today
that a truck reciprocity agreement
with Tennessee had been canceled.
R. R. McLaughlin bureau director
eatd that Tennessee's limit on wetght
and sires of trucks virtually prevented
North Carolina trucks from
entering that State.
Rldgeland, 8- C.. June 13.?Ira
King. Rldgeland high school athlete
who broke his neck at the State
high school track meet In Columbia
two montika ago. died yesterday at
the home of his parents. Mr. and
Mrs. W. M. King. In Broxton, Ga.
Raleigh. June 13.?A franchise
wss iKOied yesterday to the Edenton
Mackey's Perry Bus Co. to operate
busses between the Virginia line
and Edenton., over Route 32.
TJJTP-RE are two good Hc'.e1 ; ems.
A Northern man v/?k stopping
the help naturally was colored. O
came Ifocldng at hia ddSr.
"Who is ttT" ha asked, attttaj
"Hit*h me, boss," came the so
"One of do boll-boys."
"What do yea wsj>t at this tin
"Got a telogiam for you, boos
"Ob, that's K. Won, it's not
whoa I cob ap ia the morata*. la
"There was a paaeo. Than, la
a tip. the da iky spokes:
"T cant?bit's oil a plate!"
Aad bets Is the newer one:
4 A freshly hired boll-bop was
what pcetaatMas hotel, wkbUlaa 1
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Pittsburgh, June 13.?A slim,
brown haired ex-di.nl 1st v? '.to ?Mid
Ita gave tiiinHt'lf up bcjcaUHv li<- waulI
<d to clear hi* conscience goes Into
court today to aak for mercy in the
lauinier-kuife slaying of his first
vife and sou four years ago.
Buena Vista, Colo., Juue 13.?
.Midland Mountain country east of
liuena Vista today on the trail of
six State Reformatory Inmates who
declared they would never be captured
Led by a stir-mad pair recaptured
after an eacape from the reformatory
six week* ago. the gang kidnaped
Warden Walter H< Johnson
and three visitors yesterday during
a stockade aoftball game.
Washington. June 13.?Rubber life
rafts capable of supporting twenty
iron have been adopted by the army
air corps for Its largest bombers.
War Department officials said today
they were developed at Wright
Field, Dayton. Ohio, for use on long
West Pclnt, N. Y.. Juue 13,?The
ledgllng officers who wilt direct the
future might of America's armies
heard President Roosevelt assert to
nay that while King George's visit
had emphasized that nations without
tears could be friendly, this country's
"desire for peace must never
be mistaken for weakness."
During recent months, Mr. Roosevelt
tcld the graduating class at the
Lnlted States' ^Military Academy,
"International political considerations
have required still greater emphasis
upon the vltalization of our
defense, for we have had a dramatic
illustration of* the fate of Undefended
Hollywood, June 13.?His funds
marly exhausted, the English Episcopal
minister who braved churchly
wrath ta marry the Duke of-4WM
scr and Wallis Slmpsbn Is ''thinking
or doing something desperate, like
going into the cinema.'
The Rev. R. Anderson Jardine accused
his church of placing "a boycctt
against mc when I came to this
country. He said he had been without
pulpit engagements, almost six
months and hU funds were getting
Eoston, June 13.?A 1.500 foot
plunge of a sightseeing plane near
Montague. Mass.. which took four
lives and burled two victims four
feet underground, was under Investl
gatlon today by State authorities.
The plane, aloft only a few minutes
from Turners Falls Airport, lost
its right wing in mld-alr and spun to
the. ground burying Its engine more
than six feet. Fabric and pieces ol
the ship landed In a tree 100 feet
ftom the fuselage.
New York. June 13.?More than
300 persons have put In their bldt
for a seat In the big airliner which
will Inaugurate regular passenget
service to Europe June 28.
More than twice that many have
applied for reservations on thai
or a Subsequent night
!nd the World
:N S. COBB
g the Bell-Boy
i S. COBB
: at a small hotel in Alabama where
?ne night after he had retired there
r op In bed.
mewhat cryptic answer.
M of night?"
very important, I gooes. IH read H
fet snore it under the door."
a raise made sharp by fear of lodng
trolling throogh a hallway In a someloadly
as ha want TamtaMr i corner
i by that iafsmal noise?" demanded
rspllii. with magnttosa* praasnee of
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B. Clinic Begins
A tuberculosis clinic will be held
here all next week beginutiiK Mut.
"ay in tne central School Untidily
under the direction of County Health
Officer, Dr. Mitchell, of Shelhy
: lu local chapter of the Red Cross
s cr-operating with county health
uthcrltteH in this movement.
Hoth adults jtui children will he
examined and evr>one who lias'ever
cad s>mptonis or who have iived in
:ii a home with a tuberculosis patient
are a'-ked to be present for conultatlcn.
The clinic is absolutely
>y pn.ini I'liwit'.t
1 <o be present to old in the exatnhtaI
'Band Plays For
| Cotton Festival
The Kings Mountain School Band
returned home last night from Gastonla
where It took part In the Second
Anpual Cotton Festival. The
Rand marched and played In the big
street parade yesterday afternoon at
four P. M. and last night played
during the coronation ceremonies of
the King and Queen of Cotton In the
high school stadium, with Governor
Clyde R. Hoey presiding.
The band has also been Invited
nd has accepted the luvltation to
phiy and parade during the Rhodendrcn
Festival In AshevHle next Wed
neauHv june Jiai. i ins wiii ue mu
btoond time the band has been invited
to the Aahevllle Festival.
The dedication exercises of Great
Smoky National Park, at which the
^'resident of the United States will
speak, has been postponed until
ometlnie in July; the Kings Mountain
Band will be present as the only
band in the State to represent North
Man And Woman Take
$3,000 From Bank
p Aberdeen, June 13.?Federal agents
joined with police today <
starch for a man and woman, who
Francis Plenaanta, cashier of the
Aberdeen Branch of the Bank of
Plnehurst, said robbed him of about
Pleasants said an unmasked man
aid woman he never had seen before
came into the bank yesterday
shortly after neon when he waa <0
lone and the woman asked for some
Suddenly. Pleasants said, the man
who appeared to about 25 years old
pointed a gun at him and ordered
him to unlock tho cage door.
The UTMnnn urnnnati nn tall nvalla.
WVVVJJt. U uy Ml| U I U1IU
ble money and abe and the man ran
cut and escaped in an old car.
Church'To Be Dedicated
The Colored Presbyterian Church
, of Kings Mountain will worship for
, the first time In Its new building on
Cansler Street Sunday. Services
. will be held at 11 A. M. and 3 P. M.
Tho public Is cordially invited and
( Reats will be reserved for white
friends. The building is not com?
pletely finished, but with the aid of
friends 1* Is hoped that It will be
An ouLcf-town minister has been
engaged to, officiate with thq dedication
At the regular meetlsg of Otis D.
Gieen Post of the American Legion
the following officers were elected:
P. O. Ratterree, Commander; L. C.
Jlettmar, Vice-Commander; Boyd
Harrllson, Vice-Commander; W. F.
Hhodes, Adjutant; W. W. Souther.
Finance Officer; B. M. Hayes. ServIna
tfa.nln Qni n?
?v*7 vyiiiv-ci , mm mi vruiui iu, qri. a?
Arms; and W. E. Biakely. Chaplain.
it was announced that The Rangers.
& group of singers from Radio
Station WBT would appear at the
local School Auditorium at sight
o'clock Friday night under Legtoa
sponsorship. .. ' ,j
HONOR STUDENTS AT x
Several students from Kings
Mountain and. vicinity appeared od
the honor roll of Boiling 8prings
College for the spring nuarter, re
cently Issued by Dean Hubert C.
Dixon. Among these are Basil Dixon.
Goldle Dixon, Eugene Ms8wah> and
Jeenette MsSwaln, all graduates
Irene Roberts of Beth-Ware.
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THURSDAY. JUNE 15. 1939
| Lions Club L;
Night This I
King Mtn. Co-opera i wig /
wtza ? 4. - - - - - '
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Mayor J |; Thoinassuii has writI
I n Mayor lliiu K. iXugias of Chari
-' Uf that Kings Mouutain is liuppy |
. o io-op. au- witli hi* Friendly Car- (
I oiina* Pi grain. Tbia letter will bo
luuio broadcast arom Charlotte Sunday
night 7:?0 P. M.
Itcth Gov. Clyde H. Hoey and Oov
15. It. May baud has issued proclamaiituis
in ibis connection, and at the
Invitation of' Mayor Douglas. Mayor
Ihcntasron issued the following proc
WH1CRKA8. from our earliest days
the Carolina* have acknowledged
and recognised the constant need of
hospitality and a spirit of friendliness
and nelghborllness In the upbuilding
of greater cities and greater
States and for the development of
rur people In the dally pursuit of
life, liberty and happiness; and
Whereas, a more abundant lite
tor our people, is dependent leas upon
the material things than upon the
.pplicatiou of the Golden Rule; a rededication
of ourselves to mutual
k'.ndness and cooperation; love ot'
tur felltw-mau; a _welccining hau-u
to the stranger in our midst and the
earnest search for true friendliness
one to another, is my sincere desire
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iui mi- peupu; ui iuc vaiuiiuao.
NOW. THEREFORE., I. J. B.
Thomusscn. Major 01 Kings ,Mountain,
do proclaim the week of June
13th to 25th. 193d, as The Friendly
Week in The Friendly Carollnae, and
I request the citizens of Kings Moun
lain to be guided by the motto: "Be j
more friendly to >our neighbors and I
more neighborly to your friends."
WITNESS my hand and seal of
Kings Mountain, this the 12th day of
J. B. Thomasson, Mayor.
IVAH/ jkHOT BY BAN01T8
Asheville, June 13.?Sheriff's officers
searched this vicinity today for
>. u iueu wuc Clay W. Loudon 23.
and his assistant, Lee Hill, saiu sho,
.neiii iu au attempted holdup.
Hill said he had gone across the
iKguway at Louuon's store near
Candler and ?as closing me Ware1
house when a masked man pointed
a gun at him and forced hint back
across the read. Hill said as he enteted
the store he saw another mask
ed man in the back with Loudon.
Hill told officers he threw a bunch
of keys at the man who was near
r.iin and the man shot hitn while
the other man shot London.
London and Hill were brought to
.iu Asheville hospital. London was
shot through the chest and a bullet
itit Hill's hip bone.
PEDDLER FINED *50.00.
T. E. Herns bouse to bouse candy
salesman of Ch&rlott was tried and
found guilty of violating tbe peddler
law. He was found guilty' in Record*
or": Court here Wednesday afternoon
and sentenced to two months
suspended upon the payment of a
.no of *50.00 and cost. Mr. Herns
was planning on taking an appeal to
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Humorous Story !
t?y WILL ROGERS
TTHE opening night of a new play
is probably a lot of fun for
everybody except the producer himself.
Before the show Is over he
, oughta lhrn about aeveai 11 tm Juat
from worryia' If It's goona be a
Hut rmlifi mo of a theatrical
manager who was producing a play,
and on opoaing might a Tory long
wait ooctinod aftor tha aoeond act.
Tho orch antra leapt trying to brldga
ducer waa alttiag down In froat,
right In tho middle and ooold not
got oot wtthontMag aottood. All
at cnee a lend aawfagr waa hoard at
ho haek ihko atage. A frfond <4
tho nanagor Uaaod otot and aiBM
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The newly elected officers o! the
oti?! * ', !) will be installed this
veiling at the Re vend annual Ladle*
nik iii by 1 *t?t rii-t IvOlis tl viiiidJ r
II. Caiike <>f Sli' lli* # Ch'irlff*
k. .'.l'miinshoii will present the LlCna
tt/.ensb |i ( up tomo-U public spirit
.1 cltisen of Kings Mountain -for the
i at yen".
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W vrrr pTeslde during the banquet
it which the wives. sweethearts .and
inv'ted guests will be honored
(leonte Mauney will introduce the
guests, and C. D. lllanton will present
I-Yllewing the bmqimt in the Woman's
Club Putldtiig. a dance will
take place with music by Lewis Cathey
and his orchestra. For those
who do not dance games will be |
ph.yed. The dance Is In honcr of the
winner of the Citizenship Cup.
W ' a as
iDonkejr nasehr.U. one of the funierl
games ever conceived. Is coming
to Kings Mountain on Tuesday night
June 27. .
The game is being'put on for tne
benefit of the local Lie its Club to
help with their work for the blind
and buy glasses for needy children,
and the game will be played under I
-In selecting the players for the
unite the committee in charge will ;
use great care tT pick men who '
know "Donkey Psychology."
Let the Herald know some men j
>cu would like to see play?big men j
like Tom Pulton, and little men like 1
Haywood' Lynch. We will give full
i'ne up for both sides in tile next.
:ssue cf lite Herald. Watch for it.
The Rar-X-Rauch team of Mountain
Donkeys have been trained to
piny, in their respective positions
and the spectators are guaranteed
the laugh of their lives In watching
;he players try to score.
The game la scheduled for 8 p. m.
sharp and will he plaved on the High
School baseball field.
If you want the laugh of your life
come and bring the family. Admlss
on charge for adults will be 25c
r.t.d for children under twelve 15c,
NEW JEWELRY STORE OPENS
Ccudry and Tate, Jewelers, is the
name of the new firm which is now
open for business in the Tom Fulton
l.uilding on the corner of Cherokee
and Mountain streets. Messrs C. O.
Tate and L.. C. Condry, proprietors
of the business are both experienced
jewelers with years cf training in
their profession. Mr. Condry has I
made his home in Kings Mountain
for the past five years, and Mr. Tate
is a native of Forest City and has
lived here for the past five months.
Ilie new firm "will feature fatclt
repairing. Messrs Condry and Tate
extend a cordial invitation to everyone
to visit their place of business
where they will always be welcome.
Several cars full of young people
from Royce Memorial Church have
made the tr'o to Due West, this
week tc attend the Tri-State Y. P. C.
U. Conference in session at Erskine
College. The three states included In
the Conference are North and South
| t'iirolinn and Georgia, and the meeti
ing is held at Erskine as a part of
the Centennial Celebration program
ef the co liege.
Miss Elisabeth Ware, president of
the Ncrth Farollnn Fnnfprpneo Mnr
riott and Menzell Phlfer, Garrison
Goforfh, all of Kings Mountain, and
M.ss Hazel McCoy of Charlotte, are
among those attending.
MEN'S CLUB MEET8 THI8
EVENING AT PISGAtl
The first out-door Men's Club supper
of the season will be held this
evening at Pisgah A. R. P. Church
In Gaston County boginnisg at 7:00
o'clock The ladles of t he church
hove been busy for several days mak
Ing arrangemesta for thh supper and
a "feast tit for kings" is contemplated
by club members.
Wives and sweethearts of Club
members will be invited guests.
SMALL FIRE LAST SATURDAY
Firemen were edited last Saturday
afternoon 5:30 to the waste house
of the Mar grace Mill where slight
damage was done to the contents of
out upon arrival of the firemen,
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Lets Have A .
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i.i yilkt, u ii-i.c iumif U1.1I1 x '
iijm li lia^ M ;ii' il t'-ni av ail tn has
/ f.l .Ilia lb I'llil UlOl lln O |!lie toe
t.i'.vpa} era the hlial n't jji.a I mill O'
IllYi have a rlK'" to expect. One of
ia* main ihluji* he liut* stalled iu
i m aln.i1 ltine he has been Mayor,
i that King* Mouiitain is to bo a
g^ iil /in'miMi"'l ?i-.-.,i.,ii.'il?*>ijili Hi )Vi.ii?1i nin 1. 1 >
'I hoiiiHSBOU a?Ks the eoaiperallou of
' t citizens iu this coitnectlon. Ha
li'iit mnuf nf iha
?i>uuts and invited them . to assist
h.m iu keeping the back lots cleaner
and more sanitary- Ho has instruct I
the driver of the garbage truck
to be more careful in the collection,
and also make his collection regularly.
Mayor Thomasson saia, "We hare
rot completely worked out our syst
:n of keeping Kings Mountain
( - aa. but with the co-operation of
ti<c cl.tl/.eus we think we can have a
more nanltary cotntnunlty."
Mayor Thomasson asks that those
whc have garbage and rubbish around
their homes to rail him and
he .will Bee that it Is moved. Mr.
Thoinnason has an office in the Town
Hull and can be reached by telephone.
The new Town Council is working
tfgether harmoniously and is ''clicking"
in the best Interest of Kings
Mountain, and -the citizenship has a
rieht to be' proud of the men they
have elected to operate their tc-wn
BUSINESS COMPETE - i '
Tulsa. Gkla., .lane IS?(IPS).?Re
lotions between the federal govern- - v
litent and business border on outright
ooinprtItion; G"n G M Markham.
Director of the American Pe-'
Moleiim. industry Committee. told
delegates to the convention of the
Natural Gas Division of the American
"P.usiness," he said, "Is trying to
Induce the consumer to spend hisdollars
to satisfy h<? evident needs.
Government.- thru bond and taxes
' < frying to force the consumer to
ratlsfy the government's financial
'Oovernment. Federal, state and
Ural, ia creating a huge harden of
debt. Some day these obligations
must be met. Consequently ? those ,
hurlness enterprises ' which produce
wraith must and will be called upon
to foot the bill."
RUTHERFORD YOUTH IS
SHOT TO DEATH Rutherfordton.
Otose. 19 died last nleht In a Ruth'ordton
hospital of pistol wounds.
Sheriff Moore of* Rutherford County
announced today he had ' arrested
I'm Tavlor In connection with th?
Sm'thfleld. June 1",?While re??
movlns trash under his home yester
dny. T"t n Dupree, jr.. 14. was electrocuted
His mother tried to pult
him from the wires, but the current
kndcked her away.
ty James PreSton
(Opinion* Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
A pebble oil the beach is still just
a pebble, even when transferred to
:lie "social position" of a rock garden.
There is no metamosphoslB.
IJut take a political pebble from
IV.dunk to Washington and the metamorphosis
is astounding. He. or show
hecomes a self-styled social lion, or
r.ouess. overnight and no social height
is too great to discourage' ths
So It Is that a good many pebblee
who felt flattered to be Invited to a
Saturday night shindig at a neighbor's
home In Podunk. are causing
no leas a personage than an ambassador
to lose sleep and poise in
Washington these days, it Is all bocause
they can't get an invitation to
meet the King and Queen of England
Two weeks before the scheduled
irrlval of Their Majesties, the guest
list of those invited to the official
garden party at the British Embassy
was announced. It ran Into many
hundreds of names. Those appearing
on the list were the Congressmen,
the top-rnng officials of the adminia
>ration branch of govrnmsnt, sad
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